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Array '^; ������������������:-.������������������ :<y,-:.:-ivr*r;.  ���������'���������";  .* ;*--v"  .-'' 'j LEGISLATIVE ASSBMBI-Y  'W ������.������-* jfigpya. t* '��������� *ay^*jBSM.,U iff7  VOL.2,  THURSDAY, DEC. ,7, 1905  PRICE FIVE   CENT*  WILL PROBABLY  SEEK RE-ELECTION  H. Carroll May Accept Nomination For Another Term of  Office on School Board  F. W. Greaves Dedi^s^ Make  S,ateme���������--Tl*  C.*^'S|  Views  THE SITUATION  IN  RUSSIA  Vienna   Despatches Say That  People From Towns in  the Czar's Empire That are the Scenes of Riots, are  Daily Seeking Refuge at Lemberg  sK^HEaaaaiiannBina>araaHa-BiBnBT������MannBiinnain������  While Russia is in the Throes of Revolutions Japan is Honoring   the Heroes'of the  Late War  !  As  before mentioned  in  these columns,  nt   the   time  the   city  council  goes' out cf office there  will be   two  vacancies, on the school trustee- Hoard,  the terms of Trustees  Carroll       and  Greaves expiring.'During, t,ho laslfday  or two loth of thc.rctirmi*.  trustees  "have been mlenicwed  by a   Ledger  reporter.    M'--  Cairoll   stated  that  if  the  people cnnsiJcicd  his ,woi"k       on  the  board   in  the  past   good   enough  to     warrant     putting him  in  office  again  he would  have no  objection  to  serving another teiin <���������  Mr.  0_-ca\cs declined  to speak definitely on the subject.  At present no other names have  been mentioned in this connection,  and the general op, lin>n seemt-i to be  tlmt lliil "etiring trustees have done  such good work on the board in thc  past that if they can be prevailed upon to accept office again it will he  in thc mteusts of the schools to  elect tli-em.  It     is, of     course,  rather caily to  speak     cletin tely  in this connection,  and fhcic may Le other aspirants to  tbe  honors.  At \anous times during the    past  year  attention has  been  called      to  improvments made  in the school, and  as the time for re-election of thc re-'  tiring officers,  or of new men  draws  .near,  it will  he well  foi-  the electors  to consider the skilc^of the school.un-*.  til'the commencement, of the   present  year,  and compaic it with its standing at this time.     There is no doubt  that in  1905 more has   been' done in  reduced to beggary ' te- charged  Lenborg people declare that murder, .minister of  and  rioting  continue at   Kiess.    An-  (lie     way     of improvements  to tbe i  school than ever before in the history '  of   L'.wlysmiLh,   and   this   principally   '  on account 'of the energetic efforts of  the trustees. ,       - j  Mr Carroll,  it   will  be remembered,  ie) r.'seute'd  the     board   atthc-Van-  cou\cr      Convei.'tio'ii  last   winter and  '.\ns  delegated   to  interview  tlic;g������\-  {'lumcnt  in i efeivnce  to the  grant for  ! school' in- nro\ emenls    'It is'searcc-  ly necessary  to" mention' that mi the  latter     conr-oclion lu- was successful.  from      the  great  improvement  ma<ici  ui   lhe bii'ic'nig are'sufficient  evidence  that the     money was obtained from  the government.  The chairman of'the board in a  con vcisal ion this morning' expressed  a hope of seeing both of the retiring  tins lees      seek  re-election.   "I   have  teen,"   he said,   "acting  as' a school  trustee on and oil since'1890,     an*l  never before have I worked with better men than Messrs": Greaves      and  Carroll.   They have.worked bard ' in  the interests of thc school,   and it is  only necessary to take'a-walk up to  flic school  to see whut has been accomplished-in   thc pastiyear,  and;    I  can assure ^yo'u  it- is'largely   due ;to  the untinng, energy of'these, two gentlemen that the school is in   its' present . excellent condition,, I. am sure  the other members' "of' the board arc  anxious' to  see -Messrs. 'Greaves' and  Carrol     fun again,--and I personally  am convincod     that.two men better,  qualifiwLltoJh^OTiiri^^^lipt be   \W*aj-.s '  session, means c:-,lhme.l rp-  found  in  Ladysniith, If ^r������Z3\V^**���������' to"tbl--frAfrflmcnt, uni.i a',-.-  Vienna, Dec. 7���������Despatches rccciv | purpose or kucDing thcAgraian riots  ed here, from Lemberg say large there. A- woman belonging to tlie  num'ieis of rofugus from Russian ! ax-aiicd "hying column-' of the ivv-  riots-are airi\ing here. There arc oiulioti'ary* movement, called at the  eight' hundred at Cracow and Ihey ��������� j,ousc of Governor General Saratofi  give excitng accounts of the occur- \ ix\ noon today and asked to sec Gcn-  itnccs Hi Hi sva.   Many of them were   era) Sakhaioli. She fired three rc-  fcrmcriy wealthy ,u;d iniluentiai pco- j vo.ver shots at the General, killing  pie, but fear of death io riots j j*-���������. instantly. Thc tidings reached  caused them lo flee inim'lhoir homes. ,sf. Pctcrsqiirg tonight." Count Wit-  aixl Ihey are now reduced to beggary l0 charged     Lieut. General Rudigar,  war,  with-r.hreaknig the  J news to Madam Sakbaroft.   Thc Vent  other rejort  slates  that  8,000  pco-   nn<; created a profound .impression in  pie have been  lolled  at Odessa in  re-  q^   Petersburg,     ow ng io fears that  cent     liots.       An Jewish houses of     ^n(.     rcvolut omsls    here will follow  Rostoit  ha\c been destroyed. Hlc. example thus set    "  , Dublin, Dec. 0.���������The Nationalists' c^ "'Petersburg.. via Heiiiigs'ors,  convention today resolved itselt into Vim^nfl, Dec. 6. ���������The so-called landau uncompromising! Home Rule meei- \oriys congress at Moscow, which  ing. Resolutions  were   passed   ile    waSl comprised     of representatives o"  nouncing the     government of Iic.nnd, ' ,(C>W re..lCtion,ary     organizations like  outlawing    William  O'Brien and     lus . ,,,��������� ���������������������������'������������������  n      ������  ������������������ ,  ,, ,   , the  banner beams and Holy alliance  supporters.        'Ihey signed the party1  pledges     expressing     disbelief m   Mic, ������' R���������*'��������� *��������� P������tri������te secmcd lo have  prcumses of the Liberals and pledging   Hie cue to attack Premier Witte. ,De-  support of      John  Rcdmi'md   asiea'icr   lads of  thc  report of ihe session say  of the     Irish party.   The Moderates   tint   the Congress  - bitterly-assailed  were  howled   down,' and  then-  spe-iji-jihc Premier,  whom thc speakers say  cis     feiced     to iea\e 1he platform, [was  leading  Russia to perdition,  and  There  is no evidence that the iiicom-_.mnoimc.ed     for the Emperor'and ihe  inn  Liberal      government can  expect' antiquated      Zimstsky     Sobqor (old  .more,    support from the Nationalists   Russian  land  parliament).     Thc  tele-'  in  the next parliament, than  the T n-  giaphers   tned   to   meet  this evening  iorrists have received, unless Sir Ben-   at the ban     of  Tcchnic'U     society to  rv.Campbell      Baimormon, plumps' for  discuss  the'ways  airl means to keep  Home  Rule.   The dcjiar.ttiuiis .f the   up the strike, bi-it they,were compelled  leadcis an I  the lcsoiutions, passed  at   lo disperse  by a police capla-n b'ack-  the freedom purchased wilh blood, lie  warns the revolutionaries and realizes that tbey cannot arouse the masses J>y their political demamids, but  are more likely to raise up a counter  revolution,   lie says:      '��������� '  A hundred fanatical priests with  banners ��������� and ikons might easily arouse the lilack millions of the country  and overwhelm every city, with such  horror-; as the world has never witnessed. It is explained at the American' embassy that the marines who  arrived yesterday do not' coustitut! a  guard, but were sent lo perform SCr-  -uce at the embassv  NO CHARTER WILL BE  GRANTED THIS YEAR  If tne Members of  Decide   to  One  the   Council  Grant  HERO HONORED.  J-,  Tokio, Dec 7.���������Field Marshal Ovinia and his staff made a triumphant  s am and the magnitude of Ins reccp-  ���������ciitry into Tokio today. The entlui-  ception equalled that given to Admiral Togo. A holiday has" been declared  in   thc city in honor of  the  occasion.  STRANGE DEATH  men can be prevailed upon to again  seek office they will both have my  hearty .support.  has hern  givnt"*  V  THE JACKSON  MURDER CASE  sciiiii    Home    1  tu Irclaiul  I    London,   Dec.   7   ���������Thc   St.   Pctev.-,-  huig concspondent of the Daily Te.i-  , cginph iu a despatch dated Dec. 5  ' sent by the way of  Eydkulmcn, F.nst   road  ed up by a squad ion of Crrssacks.oh  the uround 'that they*"veic" violating-  the reg.uiations. The League of Leagues has canod on the workmen,,and  on ail ir'cuds of freedom to donate a  day's wages to the causcof the telegraphers' and has warned the raii-  teicgraphers     that  they must  ' cease transmitting s;'i;ict service mes-  l-'ather  T'russia, savs:     Lieut   General  Saka _  ioff   formerly     mimsler of war,  was  sages l-'ather     Gapon is going to  assassinated todav. The government) plead peace to the workmen, again  had deputed General SakbarofT to a is- sayiiv*; that stiiko tactics are sure to  it  thc     province of Saratoff for   the   oventuate   m   reaction  and  jeopardise  Slratiord   Out.,     Dec.   7���������Mrs    C...  Dawson,  30 yeais" of age,  di^cl in tbe  c'entists"  chair  nere y-esterdav,  after  having teeth  extracted.   Before - she  was given chloroform she was    e'xam-  ir.cj.!   ������nd prohbunoed' to   laj-m  good  health,  but immediately   after       the  ieeih had" been ��������� extracted  she collapsed,  expiiihg in   a few moments  ssuu suosihd oav}  'p'ofij*."  iTaof^VAiiifl  SENTENCED TO DEATH  Trui'likcetsce,' N'.V., Dec. 7-��������� Two  hinetcen-year old boys have been con-  \iri,-il ho,n ,.i'"-"!������������������:' Virl'"I'uinsiaugh-  tcr, and one sentenced to''deatn by  electrocution and the .other to seven  '.; cats'   imprisniimont.  How Officials Now Regard The;  Tragedy, The Evidence of  Doctors  Vancoaivor advices received by mail so     at,variance with that  of   Mrs.  ��������� ' Jones in respect to what the latlci  regarding  the Jackson   poisoning case 'Joncb        "' '  contains thc following:  Unraveling ot    the knotty mysteryt  of the Jackson poisoning case is now  occupying the attention" of the police  .department:   The officials have   been  awaiting, to a certain' extent,        at  least, the result of thc iitn'iiest.'-Now j  that the ii%iiry  is coniplcte anil   the'  jurors ha-ve deeddpd that the deceased  came to his   death q(/ the ad.m>iaiistra-:  tion     of poison  by  some,  person  or ;  persons uiiknpwn,  the affair, (rom an  investigating standpoint, is turned altogether   into   the hands  of   the     detectives. *  No secret is made of the fact that  for some; time since the death of tho  u ii Tort una te mining man the, authorities have regarded ��������� the case as one  of .murder The officials regard the  vorclict of tbe coroner's jury as one  "alleging nuinler, mvd the problem  now is to decide anil prove who was  the party who cfummilleil the. murder.    .  It is  fact  that the jurors last  night 'discussed the question as to  whether they should include, the word  "wilful," in their perd'et in describing  the     manner invvhich  the po-ison  said she had told Dr. Riggs upon his  arrival at the house.  Dr. Riggs said that on the day   hc  was called- to the house, he had considered, that a great many of -Mrs.  Jackson's  actions   would  conform  to  hysteria,      although  hysteria   would  simulate almost any type of disease.  Dr.   Riggs  also   ������������������'.stated ".that when  pumping      out the     stomach   of Mrs.  Jackson he had not'noticed'anything  strange coming from it save , a green  slime,; which might  have been caused  by Mrs.     Jackson having swallowed  mustard and water.  Dri Young, ..who.arrived at the Melville street, house; just is-.Jackson died  testified that he could not find anything in the. symptoms of Mrs. Jackson that would lead him to believe  that- she had taken anything that  would cause her death. .,  No arrests have been made so faj-,  and it is not likely that, any developments of     the kind     will fake   place  within the next few clays.  In view of the" testimony of the  medical men an interesting feature is  connected w'it'i the question of wheth  er Mrs. Jackson took poison at all  or whether the kind she'took      Was  MONSTEP  SHARK KILLED  By    Vancouver   Mill men--  Weighed Four Hundred  Pounds  strychnine,  which caused  the death of  was administered;    but     at the time "j,  the proposition  of  the deceased  hav  ing  committed  suicide  was  not  con-'  sidcred   within  the  range of  ppssibil-!  ities. |  The  most   important testimony given   at the   iintfic'Kt,   was   that,   of Drs.  Young   and   Rig^s,   who   won;  calkd  to attend  the  Jacksons on  that  fatal  Sunday  morning.      Dr.   Riggs   tes-1  tilled  that so far as he. knew no poi-'  son existed whivh could have caused I  thc     sysmptoins he noticed  in  Mrs. I  Jackson  when   he  readied   the house.  er husband.  As the case stands this feature discloses one of the important links' in  the chain of events 'arid'evidence. If  I tho contents of. Mrs. Jackson's stomach/ as revealed by the stomach pump  , luut liccn'; kept for analysis, :Uie;qucs.  lion could then be settled definitely  whether of not she was a victim of  poison or merely .��������� a sufferer from hysteria.  While'    there, are   some contradictions   in   thc  testimony,   these     are  for  'not  regarded   as-suiTie'ien.,   The testimony of Dr. Riggs was al- j s,tanrCj to base an arrest upon  iri-  Yancouver,  Dec.  7���������Quite a commotion . was  raised this'morning among  the      men cmiployed   about   McNair's;  .'shingle    .mill No. 2. at Cedar Cove,  owned by the Hastings Shingle Manufacturing   Company,' by   the  appearance  of two  large, sharks  of the mud  species among thc driftwood just east  of the  mill.    The  big  fellows      were  wallowing  in  the. mud  in an endeavor  lo work     themselves off into, deeper  water-    having     come     up    too far  whil-;. the  tide was in.  ;    Mr.  .Jos. Johnson, head  boom-nun,  secured   a long  pikcpolo  and   aroused  tlie ire- of the sharks .by probing tiieni  The. monster     fish churned  the water  till   it was one  mass  of-foam   :"or several rods around. With the. assistanea  sffiYC     other men  and   a boat they  managed   to   stun   one  of the.  sharks  and   secure  il,   to a pile till  the  tide,  had   gone out,  when,  with   the help  of a few more men.  it was pulled out  onto the wharf at the mill. The  shark  measured from tip to  tip seven sc?.t  nine inches, and weighed about   four  hundred   poiuiUs.    The   second   shark'  managed, to     work himself out  .no  deep  water and escaped.  At     noon  today an express  wagon  was  brought up to the  Central  Fish  Market at 112 Cordova street, where  it is now on view.   -o   Engla-ndju     king's    footmen   wear  wigs  which have eight rows oi curls  whereas those of the Prince of Wales  arc allowed     seven, and those of thc  iLord Mayor of London.-are given six  BIG RUN OF  CARIBOU  Fairbanks,   Alaska, Dec.   7���������Probably never, again in Alaska or  in Tan-  ami will  there be a ropitition  of the  scenes   and   incidents  that  accompanied 'the biggest  run of caribou     ever I  seen   in this   part  of Alaska. '  Within the last three weeks several  thousand caribou have* passed through  the heart, of the. skilled  portion     of  Tan-ana   valley.      Miners  shot  them  from cabin  doors, animals were killed  from  the clocks  of  steamers,   and  for several days tlie surrounding hills  revcrbatod    with   the sound   of firearms.  Frightened by the shots of tho hunters the cari|l:������u stampeded across the  creeks in bands of hundreds, trampling over sluiceboxes 'and getting tangled in the wor'-s. The animals that  were slaughtered will serve as the  winter's meat.  STRIKE IS  IMMINENT  Calgary  Postal Clerics   Expected to Go Out at  Any Time  It Must be Voted on by the Pub  lie Before it Can Be  Completed  As there has been some discussion   people being,robl>ed of their heritage,  following   the  application  for  a charter  to      install   lights   in Ladysmith  that was made by private parties   a  couple of weeks    -since, and as there  has been trouble on the   minds of a  few  of thc progressive  and highly enterprising   \iitizeris  who  slate that  they neither want the city to put in  lights nor see a charter granted to a  corporation      or  individual, for  fear  thai thc moving spirits in the light  installation might make a "rake-ofi"  it is, perhars,  just as well to  allay  their fears  by stating that the council has practically- decided that     as  their term jias so nearly expired, they  think it-would  be wise to  let the incoming council deal with the matter,  although individually  they all,  w th  the possible exception of Alderman  Blair, think it best to grant, a charter under reasonable conditions.  , The Alderman named still hopes to  see the city  install a plant and does  not favor a company 'obtaining a Iran  chise. On-this pomt Aid. Blair is em  ineiitly right���������that it would be best  for the ciiy   to install its own lights  for it could, in such case,  n:akei far  better jro\ision     for street lighting  than  under  other conditions.   But if  the' voters will  not allow this  to be  done then certainly the council should  grant a charter to a company.  In order that the nightly rest - or  thefciass of citizens who wish to'keep  thci   city la     perpetual darkness" and  who are behind the days of the earths  creation when the     Diwnc command  "Let .there be Light" was,given out,  and���������wh 0--V1W0111 dr; had~-*thay��������� .been_s.jsn.  the spol al thc     time have said "'We  don't  want any light."  We quote section 01  of the Munici'  pal Clauses Act,  As will be seen,    a  council   can   not  grant  a charter except, by the consent of the voters, so  there  is very ������������������������������������little ..danger of       the  and if a majority of the voters so  desire they can defeat any charier  given.     Section fi'l loads:  ''���������Noirwithslanding any  law to the  contrary,   a Municipal   Council   shall  not have the power to grant to any  person  or corporation  any particular  privilege     or impunity or exemption  from  the,  ordinary jurisdiction "of tho  corporation,  or to grant any charter  bestowing a right, franchise, or privilege, orgHe any bonus or exemption  from any tax, rate, or rent, or remit  any tax or rate levied or rent charge  able unless  thc same is embodied in  a by-law which,  before the-final  passage thereof,  has been submitted to  the  electors  of the  municipality  who  are entitled to vote upon a by-law to  contract a debt,  and which has    received the assent of a majority of the  electors who shall vote upon such bylaw.       Any such by-law which does  not receive the assent of the electors  as  aforesaid  shall not be valid.  "Prowded always that where      in  an*   by-law of a municipality, whether now existing or hereafter t0       be  passed, a discretion is reserved to the  Council, or any official of thc municipality,  to relax the operation of,  br  performancc  by  any  person  of,   any  requirement or regulation, in the municipality, or, when a discretion ������s by-  any  by-law reposed in  the council as  to     the enforcement,  or non-enforcement,     of  any ..such requirement or  regulation      the resetvation of    tuch  discretion shall not be deemed to be  within the prohibition  of this section'  contained,   nor  shall  the exercise     of  such-discretion be deemed^.to be tbe  grant,  or any particular privilege   or  immunity,   or exemption  from  thc ordinary     'jurisdiction  of the  Council,  but this  proviso shall  not extend  ta  enable the Council or any municipalh  ty to make any exemption  from any  taxation,  assessment or  rent."  LADYSMITH AERIE  ELECTS OFFICERS  Happenings in Eagledom as Reported by  the Retiring Secretary.   Healthy State  of Local Aerie  n-.-  Caigfiry, Alta., Dec. 7.���������A strike is  imniincnt in the Calgary posloflice.  Thc employees are required to work  some fourteen hours a day and also  on Sunday. One of the principal  clerks, has  resigned.  The Board  of Trade has .repeatedly discussed the subject of inade^iate !suing term  The following, report ..of the       pro-    The committee having charge of  cecdings     at  the business  session  of    ccntly     reported and "were accor  'the  Eagies,   held  last  evening,      has������������������' rarigeincnts for the social held  been handed to The Lodger for pubM-' much. ��������� praise for their services,  cation by the secretary vf the Aerie: I    The past year has been "a remark >-  Ladysmith Aerie held their regular . 1:1c one for the success of Eagledo n  business session last ���������evening, ,there 'in general, and the Ladysmith aerie  being  the  usual  large attendance. in  particular.   It was decided to hold  With the exception of the. secretary-   un   At  Home on the third Wednesd. y;  jwliip, ���������officers  were elected bv  the  en-   in   -lairJary   next,   to   which   Broth* z,  '] hey are as follows:  {'resident, Harry  Kay.  Vice-President,   J.  Stewart  facilities supplied by the Dominion Worthy  authorities. A mass-jiieefing to ex- Worthy  press, the indignation of the coimnu- ' (re. elected.)  nity over the condition ������is declared to j Chaplain, J. Gillespie,  be warranted. Postmaster King has : c(;niiucior, Sid Weaving,  done.all  that lies in one man's power;    |.  Guard, J.  E. Smith  0.   (iiianl,   f)a\c  FOB lTSil.  W8ti1i  Vancouver. Dec. 7~(Spcciai'��������� The  steamer Mount Eagle, until recently  plying between Montreal and London,  has been purchased by the C.P.R. for  the Vancouver-Victoria run. The  Mount Eagle is 4-15 feet long and is  expected to arrive here the middle of/  next month.  to remedy the .evil.  The business    of  the office  has reached  such   a volume  that it is utterly .out, of the question  to longer attempt to handle it with  the present facilities.   The limit was  reached  months ago.    Now  it,      has  become   an  acute question,   and       if  the   Postmaster-General   does       not  come to    the relief of thc force. Calgary will enjoy  a novel strike.   o-   ANCIENT  SCIENCE.  An Egyptologist and  an   Assyrioio-  gist  were  disputing  about  the  relative advancement of thc two ancient  peoples,   whom  they wore studying*:"  "Why,   sir," said  the  Egyptologist,  "do you  know  that there have   been  found      in Egypt   remains   of   wires  which proved     that they understood  electricity?"  "Humph!1' observed the Assyriolo-  gist. "We don't tfind any wires in.'As-  s;, ria, and that shows they understood  wireless  telegraphy."  lohns'.iii.  Trustees,   Dr.   II.  Wasson,   J.   Dickie and   Andrew   Bryden   (re-elected.)  Aerie   Physician,   Dr.   Wasson.  The (l.'etion of secretary was post-  Eagles,   their  wijvcs   and   swecthea*"-** 3  are  to   Le invited,.'and   the   presence  of lhe   fair  sex   is expected   to   mal>3  tliis evening more enjoyable than .Eagles'  At  Homes usually are.  J.   J.   Wachter has  been  appointed  state  deputy      grand  president,   and  thc office of     district deputy gram!  president,   which  was  adequately   filled     by      Brother  A.   J. McMurtrie,  Worthy  Past  President, has been  al>-  olished  in  this  district and  in       all.  pimod until  the next reg-ular meeting,   jurisdictions.  FORTS OF  | the   roadstead   is   strongly   fortified,  ��������� ami there     is a chain of forts  soutli  SEBASTOPOL -aml "���������ort'*'of t,iccil,y- Tlierc ���������*rc al::o-  extensive'docks along .the shore-  While the city long since fully   recovered from the effects of the Crimi.���������  an war,  its commerce has been     d,*-  fiected  almost  entirely  to  Fcodosia,  and the harbor  is mostly used  as     a  j naval  base.    The "town contains      a,  'number   of monuments  to  the heroes  of the Crimean war. Sevastopol form*  with  the surrounding country,  a scp,-*.  aratc .administrative' district.  The,town of Sevastopol was found-*  cd in  178-1 by  Catherine II.,  and   ia'  1S04   it became the  chief  naval  station of Russia  on tbe Black Sea.   Ill  was strongly fortified under NichoL.s  I. .      .... ;...    ! |  Sevastopol, one of Russia's chief ,  naval strongholds, is in the govern-.  ment of Tourida, on the southern ���������  shore of a deep inlet of .the Black, sea,^  in the southwestern part of Crimea,  aliout forty-eight miles southwest of  Simferopol.  Thc  inlet  is about  four miles  long  ami  th rce-quarters   of  a mile,  wide,  and is one of the best roadsteads   of  Russia.  Tbe main inlet forms four bays, between two of which the city stands  on elevated ground.   The entrance to DAILY LEDGER  THE DAILY LEDGER  published   every  day except Sunday.  BY        THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  ,    SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  50  cents   a  month;    55  per year    in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  TIILKSPAV,  DEC.  7.   1005  STRIKE OUT,  CANUCK!  ^        DAVID SPENCER      %  (Nanaimo) Ltd.  mas is  JUST OPENED  The grim old lion's whelp you are.  And yours lo carry  wide and  hir  The grim old will  lh.it gains it   :��������� .-r  Strike out,   Ca.mck,  stride mm,!  Von have your untold  miles fo  take,  Your  s'   --ing fires ��������� ml   m'in'"1' t������,mal<:'  Your   :      iou-hom( s   i.e.*   1. l..1s       to  make���������  SuikT  out,   Canuck, strikeout'  From Norland pine lo sun-fi.ukod plain  From   brumal   lake  lo  seas  of gram,  J i(.-re wide and free shall life   remain-  Strike out,   Canuck, strike out!  You  flaunt no  momentary lures���������  All   time   this silent  North  endures!  So,  since a new  world  now is  yours,  Strike out,   Canuck, strike out!  ���������Arthur Stringer.  Til K KOGMOLLYCKS.  *rfca  12 Cases Toys and  oils  3r������'  -Sthe finest range  *r*������  3g  ���������,2-u-  *Z  A  report  received  at the Mounted  police'department at Ottawa      from-  Sergt. FiP/.geiald,  a very capable officer, who, until recently,-  was in com.  mand or  the M omit cd  Police,  post at  Fort McPbereon, which is   well ,u,p in  the  Arctic circle,   contains considerable  information   with  icspccl  to the  Eskimos   and their  habits.  "The    Eskimos     belong   to       this  .shore,"  he writes,   "are called  Kog-  jnollyc's.   There are two tribes,   one  being  Co-puck natives, and the other  Jlersche!   Island   naH.es.    They    are  fairly  well  built,  the  men averaging  , .")   feet 3 or     1 inches  in height.    All  thc. older men have their lower jaws  pierced in labrcts,   and the      women  "have   their   chins   tatooc'cl.    Of    late  years they have  stopped  this,       and  men and women of abtout twenty ha->'e  no marks.   There are about 250 Kc- >.-  mollycks.bat they   are very dirty  in  their habits  and  never wash.  "Tho    M'natalmutcs,    or Doormen,  are   inland   Eskimos.    Their  hunting  "grounds start  from  about forty miles  from  Herschel    Island,   on   Beaufort  Sea, and run west to  Point Barrow.  They  are a strongly-built people,   the  men'being about   five'feet  seven    or  eight inches.   The older natives^have  the labrets  and   tattooing,   the  same  as thc Kogmollycks.   They num. r-'" in  all  about  100.   Tlicve are a few  families of Eskimos .from Behring Straits  who caii themscb'es Masinkas.   There  is no  nvariiage law  with  them. When  a nuan  is ready   to  take  a wife,   as  a  rule  about  the age  of- eighteen,       he  goes and   lives with her in-the house  of her parents.   That is the onlyi form  gone through.    If   they cannot agree  .ihey   separate,^ but. . they   generally  get cn well'together.   There are - always-a few medicine men in      each  tribe., If'any thing  is about to happen  In-has a dance and tells  the tribe all  about .it.   Ii a native is sick the medicine man is calb '   'a���������"drive, the dc"il  out  of him.    If lb. ���������natives  can   v.'"'-  :  doctor   they   aPvays   prefer   it, so   it  j^-gsKS^!"Sssps!S!rsassi  AND LOWEST PRICES  T  3*4Hfr-$**6  Over 1500 Books,  POPULAR AUTHORS���������POPULAR PRICES  ^The greatest selection, in;  ig Books for Boys and Girls,  ���������Swell bound, at Each  25c.  BAR SUPFLTED WITH BE*-*: j  WINES, LIQUORS, CIGAR*-  -*���������*' sit  ABB0TSF0RD HOTEL  *��������� i  Beat accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and SehinK in near vicinity.  A. J. AlcMURTRlE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C  Esquimait   & Nanaimo Railway  ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������  \ Time Table No. 57,  Newly fitted up and  ��������� Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  WE ADVISE EARLY   SHOPPING"  \jm YOU'LL GET BETTER  ^ ATTENTION  D  Nanaimo. Limited  would    seem      that they  do not   put  much  faith  in  the medicine man     at  the present, time.     I have found these  natives   very  honest,   and   all       the  time I have been  at Herschel   Island  I ncA-er     heard  of  a case  of stealing  2mong-1h3n>   They  are a very hospitable people,  and if a stranger comes  to their house or tent everything they  have  is at  his disposal.    They      are  very   healthy   looking,   but   I do   not  think they  live to  a great age,       as  there are few men over fifty years of  age  among   them.   Eight   died      last  year.     The Eskimo is very mtuch like  the Indian.   He will  do anything     to  get liquor.   "  (&  OUH FCTK   KMS  NO. SUBSTITUTE FOI  LEATHER  'otliing but good  honest leather can  find a piac3 ina Leckie  Boot  What's thsupfj of anything else for a Western.  Miner, Logger, or Prospector ? When far away  from the lusy haunts of  man he needs footwear  that will not go'back on  him  Leckie Eoots are just  such Boots They are a  western product for west-  jtern people-  For saie by all dealers  WHOLESALE   0Y  ������   /"A  LTD.  8  m. R. SIMPSON  Solicitor, Etc.  Sffcitry   \q    Loan  ���������"vj-j'U''  UDYiVI i  Smoke Little B. Cigars.  Appointments may be mads at any  time for dental work.at; Dr. Dier'B  on High street st  The Cherry Rifband, S- R. Crocket's  latest book, and The Passing of the  Race, by D \Y.' Higgins., at Knight's  Book Store.  Direct From France���������Tooth, shaving,  tiair   and  clothes   brushes. A splendid  assortment at the Ladysmith Pharmacy.   : o   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.  Business successful; position "permanent. No investment required. Previous experience not essential to engaging.  Address Manager, 132 Lake Street,  Chicago, III., U.S.A.  if  VANCOUVER   B. C.  TH6 CITY MKRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  3st. Avenue  Ladysmith B. C.  WM. MUNSIE, President J. W.   COBURN, Man. Director  ^Telephone;46.  The   Ladys nith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK    AND   LADY SMITH-Shingles   a Specialt;*..  ���������Manufacturers     of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned   and   Kiln  Dried  Flooring     and  Finishing    Limber la   Stock.  c7V!ONEY TALKS/-  AS LOUD TO US AS ANYONE.  IF YOU ARE PAYING- CASH FOR YOUR MEAT YOUR B0LLARS W  ILL GO FURTHER IF YOU BUY FROM US   Our Cash Prices Cannot Be Beaten-   NELL   &   PLASKET7  D  JOHN 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 fiUedup and well supplied and is in char  *r  JOS. PELLIORINELLi  This Hotel has   been completely   Board and lodging $1.00 per day.  i  renovated'.  EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, OCT. 21st, 1005.  Trains leave Ladysmith for Victoria and  all  intermediate stations * at  9.10_a.in. daily,  and' at 4.00 p.m. on  Wednesdays,     Saturdays   ana .Sundays.      ' ,  Trains leave .Ladysmith for Wellington and all intermediate stations  at. 11.57 a.m.- daily, aad at 6.00 p.m. on Wed 1*4 days, Saturdays and  Sundays.- .    ,,<���������.*'-, '  -EXCURSION TICKETS ON SALE TO AND FROM ALL STATIONS  good for going' journey Saturdays and Sundays, returning not later than  the following.Monday.  -Steamer Joan-  ,Sails frem Ladysmith for Vancouver every Saturday at 6.00 a.m.. and  returning sails fre-m -Vancouver    for  Ladysmith at 2.30 p.m.  mmmWBPJ7\  I    I  81 Govt. Street, Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight &, Pass. Agt  HOTEL-  JOHN THA, Proprietor  Bar  Supplied with  the Best . Wines, 1st Avenue  Liquors and Cigars.  -: Ladysmith B.C.  RESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Meals 35c and Upward  Best accommodation for transient  md permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfort-  a dy furnished and thc bar is up-to-  d������te. Rates $1.00 a day and up-  w \rds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  B**f]anad������ >-: :���������: :���������: :*-: Laayimith  THE JONES HOTEL  . One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-   ��������� Ladysmith.  il  OALEOOKIAN"  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  -:o:  R.P.RITHET,,  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA. :���������: :���������:   -*. .���������.������������������-���������B.C  HOTEL  DOMINION  ���������Rates $1.25 and$1.50���������  Free baa to all steamboat landings and  railway depots.   Electric care every flw������  minutee to all parts of  the city.' Bar  and table.unexcelled.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER B, O.  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell & Woobank   '  Proprietors,  Modern and     Strictly First CiafM.  Commercial Mens' headqttartertf.  Fire Proof    Building.  (   TO FERNIE,    B. C.  Read DOwn '< ��������� Read Up  9 p.m. I.v. Victoria Arr. 4.00 p. 111.  S.o* p. m. Lv. Seattle Arr. 9.00 a.m.  9.21 p. m, iVrr. Krerett Arr. 7-30 a.m.  ,9.30 a. ln.Arr. SPOKANE Arr 7.4s p.m  6.15 p.m Arr.   Rcxford   Arr 12:30 p.m.  8.1a-p, tn.Ar.*. Bike Arr. 10j42a.nl.  . 9.00 p.m.   Arr... Fernie   I.v.9.55 a, 111.  ONE NIGHT  To nil-Kootenay Points  ' . TWO   NIGHTS  o   To   *Wi-driipeg and St. Paul  Ciose^ Connections  For    Chicago. -Toronto.  Montreal and    <  AN Points East & West  ...    Acetylene',   Lighted     Cars.  Family Tourist Sleepers,  Palace Sleeping Cars  Dining,- /Cars (Meals a  la  ; ;. Carte).  Library Observation     Cars  Through.'; tickets and bag-  - gage .checks to all points.  Steamship Tickets  For-tictoijts, maps, berths  reservations'    and complete  information   ' call on or address, .'  S. Q. Yejrkes       E. R. Stephen  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor. Government and Yates Sts  VICTORIA, BC  Transcoiitincnil  Trains Daily  3  3  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner . Qranville and Hastings  streets. Telephone, 1���������4. -    -  I     THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd. J  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, OOLD AND J  SILVER ORES. J  Smelting Worksat |  LADYSMITH, B. C. j  1  I   HEAD OFFICE  I DUNCANS STATION  *      Vancouver-Is'anJ, B. 0. General Manager, j  fc'-^'fep-'^'^*^^  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  GEO. YUEN  Merchant Tailor  Ladysmith ^        W*  b. e  HENRY'S MJRSfRIES  NEW.CROP-V  [pmeOroWn 8c  Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and FLOWER  SEEDS. ,> >  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HODbDENpRONJS, ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS. __  For Sprln-r planting,    "-"astern prices  or less.    Catalogue free.  1010 Westminster- Road,  Vancouver.  One of wliich  (s tbe famou������   '"North  Coast Limited"  Tickets on sale to ai' Eastern   and  Southern jioints at lowest rates.  Up-to-date     Pullman    and * Tourist  sleepers      on  ail  trains.   Diking  Car  service  Unsurpassed.  Steamship Tickets  on sale to   and  from all European Points. . Cabin accommodation res erved by wire.  *������  CHRISTMAS   RATES   NOW    IN  -EFFECT-  For     iurth2r    particulars    call or  write the oHice. Phone Main 456.  A.  I). Chariton       E.  E.  Blackwood  A.G.P.A,   N.P.j        General Agent  Portland, Ore.  Victoria, B.C  PAINTINd,        PAPEknANGINO  Work done properly and at right  prices. Shop ind residence in reni  of Ladysmith Hotel.  jj. B. SMITH, Prop  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your tickets read   via  the  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subject* taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons; paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte'and vocal lessons givenin classes ������r individually.  '     lilfSS BERTRAM,  Ladysmith! BI   O.  If 'you Uk<r~' '!  X smooth, easy shave, an even,  .    well-finished     beard trim, a good  bath, or a stylish Hair-cut.  You will go to' '"���������  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PA81(JRS  HIGH STREET.  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information  ask your  local agent or write,  General  4 gent,  7?0 2nd Ave., Seattle..  LADYSMITH BAKERY  hop\lee A CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATL1  BAKED AND FRESH.  Confectionary of all kinds.  Ordara taken for Pastries to be delivered at any 'time.  .Employment Agency.  HARTLEY    G8SBORNE  Member Can.   Society  of   Civil  Engineers  Member Institution of Electrical Engineers,!England  Member  Ii.ternatior.al  Electrical Congress   at St. Louis, 1904  ���������rElectrical - Engineer-^-  j. |J il  I  I  LADYSMITH, B, C,  P. O. BOX 357.    2X. l.-j.-i*i������  M������i,w���������m mtdJS^B^^J^-^^^^f.'��������� ;'���������  .1.1  Mannfjicturfers of the Famous  CU8AN BLOSSOn  Noae' bk   ������niOH Labor , Employed  tt, J. BQOTH, Prop  b   ���������  r, ���������  ������*���������  n  3     ?  The .only  line now  making    UNION  DEPOT    connections at ST. PAUL    1,  and    ''MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  .,'{������  through    trains    from    the    Pacini  Coast.       t . -������������������'('|4  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, Tffj'   '*  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN f  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,, CHI-    i'  CAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,   if,  F. W. PARKER       f������  W  ..Oea ers In  Pianos and  Organs..  Ladysn.itJi, B.C  'I  Dr. Dier can be fom-;! at anyMime l|  at his office on High sfrcefc. His den-  tal   work  is  giarantcod   lo  be first-  class and rates reasonable'  st. fa  1  \mmmam^ieiiB^mmiimmssss^msm  HiLBERT DAILY LEDGER  *v-JrH~H*-H������-H������  ���������.Jm*-^-. .i-^hv-H^-M^H ���������I,> -I; ��������� ���������!��������� ���������H--4 -  Union  Irewins  MANAIMO    B. C.  Co  VARSITIES  I nearly  ' crage,  14  ��������� er   that there  waslaTabid   animal in ��������� ,. ,  , .    , , A, , ciage,      and ;  . Ins kennels,  whereupon  the compiais- '^     ,   +  A "NTH "PMPTRF!?nt milI,slcr Ilang6d the whoIe ,otof *��������� co>.cert,nX  /YLNJLJ  X^lVirilVXlf   liiem.     At thc end of a month a bod  ���������f  4  4  flanufacturers of the  T   BEER  In {British Columbia  f    Lager Beer   and Porter     Guaranteed! Brewed  x ��������� %  j    from the   Best Canadian  Malt   Run   Hops   ,  i  4  the'  Am Xm-as Tip  Yiiu (jiin  i^ucss a [>,ni'il many     times and not hit upon a  Horn RiothjT, tliai'i a^nt which would  briny, a more hearty  "THANK YOU",  1 icre oi   tli-s new  (Miinn       We  |iiiii';.you can decide on  one. in   these.,  W������.',i������l .������������ii������t������ ^������r ii ���������rj ,*r UJitt  !������'5!������l������!  BAVARIAN  MONBIJOU  Bon-  Tw  Its rich dark shades of Royal  Blues     make ah     attractive setting  for the  charming deco'iation of dainty apple blossoms.  ii-Hon  Boxes���������2  sizes,* $1.00, $1 25 Each. .-,    ���������    ,  -  rapot.   Sugar rand  Cre am���������per Sqt, $-1.00  Chocolate Jugs���������Each  $3.75 - '       I  '.  Bread  and   Butter   Plates, 4 sizes, from $7.50 Do7������n  Cake Plates,  2  styles���������   SJ 25, $2.50 "Each  Celery Trays���������Each  $1.75. . ,���������'���������''������������������  I  Cracker Jars���������Each $2.50.        - .     i  I  Brush and^Comti  Trays Each ?2.50- '    '  Salad Bowls, 2 sizes, $1 75, $2 25 Each".   .  I   I   ' "i!  ������:'  _afe-iWMB--a-iijMb������lafM-eAi^^  I.I.   ..   I.    Ill  II  Miners' Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short)    notice.   Drill Sharpened by n-5   -  ways gives satisfaction.  Picks bandied and repaired.  SHipsmittiing   in   aJ1     its    *-3rantie8  Horseshoers"and Genera! Blacksmiths..;,  R. LAWSON  Buller Street   -    - ���������-     -    Udysmith, b C  444-4-+4~4+44-444-444-++44"44444-44-4-4++4"*-4-4~44-4++-4++t-+++' *--  I LADVSMITH TRANSFER STABLE  i  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOV-  ED  PROMPTLY A   ND  SAFELY.  ���������B  Stables in the rear of lhe Lac*      ysmith hotel.     Leave orders at   the   *  Abbots ford. *  A. J.^WASKET.PROP  * LIVERY, BOARDING AND  I SALES STABLES  m . EXPRESS  WORK  A SPECIALTY.  I DAV8D JOHNSON  ���������-  4  ������  ���������������:���������  *  &PHONE 66  LADYSMIT     U  fciM***************,********-^  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  BUGGIES FOR HIRE ���������:���������:  :���������:  See J.  KEMP, or leave orders Arilh  BLAIR &   ADAM  i"IRST AVENUE  "'   'PHONE 2-4.  W.  SILEPv.   ':'"'i  GENERAL LXPEESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY novn*  Leave order3 at the Abbotsford.  17' ������ *r~-y ������������������r-w���������r-v-r-r ^-v-������"T-> "r~r- . . t y -v���������r-^-.  v RMh 63 SH355S-M QBETKg<fi**. DESIGNS j  FiBM H ������U il S ������2 TRADE-MARKS *  vK^Ma tf BrM H J-ffi AND COPYKIGKTS .  \ffl   SFa U   OTH"B  i  "W       .OBTAINED       .���������  ADVICE AS TO PATENTABIL.TY ^^S^iSF *i  ��������� Notice in "Inventive ARe"       i^ lf"K P*"'������"��������� "  ��������� Book "How to obtain Patents" 0   HB:fikaiBKj '���������  Charges moderate. No fee till patent, is sscureu. '  Letters strictly cnnfidentin.1.   AcWre63,  ; E. G. SIGGERS, Patent Lawyer, Washington, D. C.  .A-*   *    *���������.������..������*.*������     .....    .    .   A   .   ....... ^:  ''So .Hmnny's left dat life insurance company, bey?"  "Yes, when de reform movement  started in (ley chopped his salary  from   t'ree  a week  to one-fifty."  "An" he wouldn't stnml for it?"  , "In course not.  Hc Said be didn't  get   none of the loot." \ ;  "I want reform!'.' Wehear.it  In no uncertain  tone���������  "Reform the other fellow,  But let my graft alone.''  '���������Washington Star.  Buy your  Rubbers and Woolen Un-  ���������crwenr at. Simon Leiser&  Co.'s Ltd'  Lonl Roberts, at tbe invitation of  the' president of the Oxford Univn  Society, gave a lecture in the Debating Hail last 'week before several  bundled graduates and undergraduat-  , members o' the University, on the  N-vrth-west Frontier of India.  In India ihe British people were today, be said. in the position of a  Continental Power, ��������� find "it was nec-  cs-igiy to be prepared to defend it by  Continental means So long ais Britain showed herself ready to defend  India, the natives would be true to  England.  -  He appealed to .the undergraduates  as being young and on tbe threshold  of their career anh possessing opportunities of doing grand work for their  country. There was no jfingoism or  militarism in a"man,being prepared to  defend bis countrj'���������(cheers)��������� and  llieie was not a man, whatever ins  position in .life,'who would not be ' a  "���������.ainei physically and nuirniiy for thc  training"in. the Army.  He oi ten heanl Englishmen talk so  much of tbcir'rights. but so little of  their duly. In al: parts of the world  men of our race had shown tbey hud  ijreat qualities which went to make  Empires, and lie asked them to show  that those qualities were theirs, as  hc believed they were, although they  ran tho risk in the rush of modern  life of vising llicni.  percent, less than the av-  5  per cent.   la������s   than  ���������All political   paities  measures  for relieving  distress.  -jc   yz  m  7I\      ^t\     7^\  fi-*"1*"""Br  Jiau been   prepared for  the fugitive in  ins   ov.ii home, dug but by the wile's J  bare hands     beneath, the ilocr  of the)    Secretary Roote's energy  is  aston-  baseiiicnt     rooms.      Here for a sreii   ls!-iI1������-   He .goes to work early imthc  the     hunted man   'lay.   Then water j morning,   insists  on having personal  flooded the subterranean cover, and a information about every!hint; ^'a-t is  further moping-on was necessary. Af  ter many almost fincredible adventures Sir Patrick got by way of London to the continent. His estates,  winch had'been confiscated, were restored to him tvion .the accession of  William of Orange, and he was granted titles and honors in abundance He  sat in parliument for Berwick was  granted tbe-- existing Poiwarth barony, and, latcri the Earldom af  "���������larchmont. One of the daughters  married a Laird of Harden from  ������������������vhose house Scott descended.  going on, and stays at his desk until  'as late as seven' o'clock  in the even  ins:.  NOTICE.  THE HUNGRY CHURCHYARD  l| i ' ���������,  ! : ������f=^ i .il'IS]**.-1 \k>  Tne  chireli  \a���������.i  ^ceiie in   "RomeoJ.. ���������  and  Juliet"     recalls  to mind  an as-   J'10 ^use of 'orris,'; sat in that body  lor Jo  years  before he   delivered  bis  PECULIAR  AND PE&TINENT.  Cornelia,   Countess  of  Craven,    foi  inerly Miss Bradley Martin of     New  York,  whose marriage at the age of  sixteen   was a sensation   some  years  ago,  is regarded as one of the    best  dressed   women   in England.    She ear-  .'s   little  for society,   being fond     of  horn*- life and of her garden, and is ar.  expert   in   fancy  poultry.    It  is said  that her hair   ��������� was, "put up"  young  lady.fashion for the first  time on the  day of her wedding.  ' ;i;   *   it  ��������� .���������������     7T\    -*T\  German  mineralogists are re-ported  lo Jiaive discovered diamoudifcrmis deposits  in   the vicinity of  the  old bod  of the' Hoang IIo, in China,  yi   it' til:  '������-.     7T\    Tr"-  Lord  Templcmore,  the  "father     of  NOTICE is hereby given that I. the  undersigned, will apply at the next  regular     sitting     of    the  Licensing  Board     on     December 15th for the  transfer of  the retail  liquor  license  held   by me for the Wheatsheaf ho  tel,  located in Cedar District,  Enoch  Sage,, of Nanaimo.  JAMES  YATES,  Cedar District, Nov.  7th, 1005. '  EIIH  Peeembcr Bargains   ���������-������������������������Xi37S2S������=^. .   Just received by Express, the mcest line of Ladies Neckwear and  Rdts you cer wish t0 .sec. Just tbe Hum: for Xrnas'presents. Come  'and get yom choice before Ihey are an gone, as we have a limited  quantity.  ! ril-h*  to  Ladies Belts-Sizes 22 to 3fr  We have many other  articles suitable for Gifts  r,o y ears'  even's Handkerchiefs  Home-made Opera Shawls, Jewel*  ry and Silver ware, Silk Umbrellas Jin  Gold and Pearl Handles  y  Maiden speech, and nis effort consisted of 21  words.      '"' ',  ili   uc, ix  ?tn   7-7-.'  Tyr.  The Japanese sice crop, this year is  NOTICE.  From      this dat<������' the  undersigned  will  not  be responsible for' any in-  lebtedness     incurred except on      a  With the aid of "the onel written order signed by the secretary  whom  Ihey  dared  to  trust.   ���������     ,     .  ���������   ..  Rowland Machin.  V.  I. EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  ."Jon Personal Liability.  Victoria, B. C, May 18th. 1903.  togiulmg adventure in the career of a  Scottish, nobleman,  Sir Patrick Hume  who   was submitted to relentless persecution  for  thepait  be  took  in  opposing the  unconstitutional  procedure  of Charles      II.  and   James   11 ,  and  compelled  to , seek safety     in  flight  Rut there were soldiers out fin   quest  of him, and to get away  w-.is  impossible.      His     brave daughter.   Gnzei.  liiat same heroic girl rrom whom the  Earls of lTaddingdon descend,  devised  a means  servant  she got  abed  and  bedclothes   cairicd  by night     in.toi the     burial place beneath     Po iwarth     church.     In this  dismal    chamber the refugee lay concealed     for     a month.     Every night  Gri/.ei     carried   ^him food which she  bad "surreptitiously     withdrawn from  her own plate at table so as   not to  arouse  the  suspicio/ns  of  others. The  long, chuichyard had as grim  teirois  for a young     gin   n those days as in  these.     Fear of spectres and   visions  of lurking soldiery terrified the faithful Gri'/ei as slio     stumbled over the  graves each      midninbt.     The  minister's   doT,3 created .n   tremendous  uproar  as she  passed    This  was   chrcl  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights Ac.  Anyone sendlriR a Bitot rh and dencrliitlon ma������  anlokly iisoertnin our o lo.i free wlieUier mi  Inrontlnn a prohnbly p.-uei.tiible. Coiiiniunlca.  tlonRBtncllyconlldciitlal. llamlbookon I'atenta  nent fi ee. Oldest nsency for iiecunnjf patents.  Patents taken throiiirli Jiunn & Co. receive  ipicial notice, without cijaree, in tho  Scientific Hmrim.  A Jioiidsornoly Illustrate-] weekly Lnrpcst clr-  inlatiOTi (if any eoicntlSc Journul. 'i'orms. ������a a  S,\���������l.V.f^'."^I,���������0I't:J3���������*,��������� S*"<H>y������ 1 -np-vstlefllors.  IMft������Cfl.3"*^*^.HewYor*  :jra>->.Ii onicu. 'ii'. '.' ������*������- Woflhlnaion ri. c. '  Gents' Braces handsomely workc d  With flowers etc. etc.  BOOTS and SHOES  AT RIGHT PRICES  Repairing and Making to  Order a Specialty  THOflAS   MCEWAIS  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  COUPONS GIVEN  AWAY      WITH _ EVERY PURCHASE-.  THIS  WILL  GIVE YOU A  CHANCE TO  GET  SILVERWARE      AND  JEWELRY FOR  CIIRISTMA  S PRESENTS FRE15 OF CHARGl'  B, sTWeinirob^  HIGH STREET,  LADYSMITH, B.  CHURCH NOTICES  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH        '  Rev. R. Boyle, pastor.  Morning Service���������11 a.m. ,  Evening  service���������7.30   p.m.  Evening   Service���������7   p.m.  Bible study class, Wednesday evening at 7.30.  ^mm*if*i0m  Chamberlain's  the representation  to the own-  VANCOUVER  CHURCH OF ENGLAND.  Morning Service���������11 a.m.  Children's  Sunday School���������2.30.  Evening service and sermon���������7 p.m.  ��������� o���������   METHODIST CHURCH.  -   ' t  AND  Its    Great   Resources  v.-  No part of British Columbia today offers so many advantages  to the  mvestor as docs VANCOUVER  ISLAND.  Its  vast and  varied natural wealth has never been as yet thoroughly  appreciated by reason of the fact that it has never  been promiently laid  before the public.  COAL GOLD  TIMBER SILVER,  fish, IRON  Rev. W. C. Schlichter, pastor.  Morning Service���������11 a. m.  Evening Service���������7 p.m.  CoEgh Remedy'  The Children's Favorite ���������  ���������CURES���������  Coughs, Colds, Croup and  ��������� ' Whooping Cough.'.  This remedy is ������nniou"������ for its rures over  a Iartro part o! (Ho civlllzod world. Xt can  always bo dnpondod upon. It contains do  opium fir ofher imimful -trap and may be  givtii as confidently to a baby as to an adult  Price 25 cts; Larg-e Size, 50 eta.  ���������������  P-  i  I  sunsmne  Printing  Done. Promptly an d|  WELL  G AME  COPPER  1  At  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  Its land, when properly cleared,     will grow almost any product of the  soil known   to  man,  WHEAT  OATS  VEGETABLES  OF  APPLES.  PRUNES  PEARS  LEDGER  Office  RYE ALL   KINDS  A  WONDERFUL SOIL  FOR SMALL      FRUITS    AND      BERRIES.  The Canadian Pacific Company will   adopt   a liberal   land   policy,   and  l.hb     1,500,000 acres controlled     by    them  will be disposed of on rcason-  iile terms to actual settlers  Government lands can be secured   and      money can be made hy   those  who desire a new home in a country   possessing the  BEST CLIMATE  In the World  Everyrhing  C omforrable  when you  re r ire.  McCIary1>  London, Toronto- Montreal, Winnipeg, Vancouver, St. John, N.B.  ������  THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmith, will   supply  any   information   obtainable  to those  who contemplate    a visit  with  a view of investment, if  I.  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.  LADY      ITH  1st     Avenue  IT IS THE JUNCTION OF THE LINE FROM VICTORIA TO  VANCOUYER, and will continue to grow ir 'mportanee as the Island is  developed.  Subscribe for and read THE DAILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH, B   C  otiee  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 tbe basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of advising   the public that any nr.r.utb-  orized users of tbe electrical   flour purifying processes will be prosecuted .  Ogilvie Fltrar'Mills Company Ljsnited  are tho    only    miliara ia Ca.ti iij wjhb      Flour  purified by tlie   electric prac9S3 . *���������  THE   DAILY   LEDGER  Bb  il ILKIL HEMS  Have your Xmas Photos taken NOW.  Studio open until  next  Monday,the  2Gtb.  '   FRICKE  & SCHFNCK'  Games at Knight's Book Store.  Rev. W.  Schlichter returned  Nanaimo this morning.  from  Birth���������Dec. >lh, to the wife of Dav-  id Johnston, of this city,  of a son.  Miss M.  Hamilton is suffering- from  a bad attack of influenza.  4       ���������  Toy Book at Knight's Book Stoie.  Foreman  Griffin,  of Camp Six, has,  resigned his  posit.on  and   will   leave  in a few     days ff.r Chicago to  visit  rclati c<*.  wmhAb.m>ti;ZX0&!!  "J  LOOK OUT FOR  OUR  (  ������*������y  rift**'  te  m??  Sft'i'  .\V'-  ������*V   ' .  Y������.-,v-, .  if     ��������� v   I'  ^'���������"V r  W ���������'  ll'''-'"   '  *������"'��������� -  m -a*.*.  ���������"V y-'   *..  sV*'  ' ���������  W/  \\iVj-.  *  i\\V ���������' -'  Jft**i ' ':���������  W/'w   ��������� .  "���������*/������,      ,L  ViWi"       '  feW.*   '  T.l'y-  *f'*A>   -  ���������* ���������  In Nanaimo* President Howard's nf-  rer of a turkey to every miner who is  a   married man    tor Christmas, is le-  poriccl as having an astonishing cl-  I'ef'i and     spinsters    are receiving as  /'ugh as half     a dozen offers perweek,  as  the miners say  that turkey is too  good a thing to lose.  Dr.   R.  B. Dier may be found       at  his new oflice on G-atacre street,  the  first  door  above  the Abbotsford ho  ("1.  He has  a well'arranged, commodious and   convenient   oiTicc.  and may  be found at   the office at  any   time,  day or evening.  i he Ladysmith Hardware Co., Ltd,  The   operetta  King Winter's   Carnival,   being   prepared  hy  thc children  of the  Church of England   under  the  direction of aSassclamcs Hunter. ]\Iack-  lin and Porter, will he presented  in  the      opera house on the evening of  December 19th.  Tho  ladies  of     ������the  L church are now busy makan-r the drcj-  ses for  the chil.'ren,  and  special scenery   is being   prepared.    Slorc particulars   will appear later.  Smoke Little li.  Cigars.  '1  ���������y-aBajawESSs;  ifS5IX?CCS%������V  It is about lime that men interest  ed in the city's well fare began tc  look up candidates for thc various  wards, as aldermen u:d mayor. Tt  may be found that Fourth Avnuir  Kicker, Walloper & Co. have noi iu.  togcthei realized what it is to be an  alderman. Why don't, tbey get out  in the iim,e-!ight?  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IBICES CO., Seattle, Wash.  S. P. "WESTON, Business Uanagsv.  SI  . "'^fsffiB'insT'ffiiTnB^ ,  TOYS  GALORE  -o<)o_  Another Three Cases Arrived  To day-They are all in now and  They are 3 Treat Everfh'ng you  can think of���������-,  MECHANICAL TOYS STAR1 AT  2flc. io ist;  ������HJHK.  DOLLS START FROM  Dressed  M. TO $2.59  Others;  5U0 5BC.  We can give you a Whole Armful for 50c,-Pick them out and  we will lay them by for you  Walters &  Akenhead  NOTICE  extension of     the Oregon Short iLinc  from St. Anthony to the Yellowstone!  national   park   by   way  of Marysvilie. '  The great increase of visitors  to the  park has convinced Mr. Ilarriman bis  seventy-four  miles  of railroad  pay  the interest  on  the tost   >i   its  construction.  Tho St.  Anthony route  was sjv .*-  al   veais ago  abandoned for  NOTICE isjiereby given that an application will he  made to. the' Legislative Assembly 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 undertakings  of    the Vancouver       and  Coast-Kootenay    ' Railway Company;  the Alberni     andNCowichan Railway  'Company; the Kamloops A Atlin Rail  'way Company; and the Midway - "and  ' Vernon Railway  Company; aad to acquire all the rights, powers and pri-  Iviligcs of the said Companies;       and  [ with  power   to exercise all 'the 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   si:b-  j scribe    for and  purchase  the stock,  'bonds, debentures or other securities  ! of any Railway     Company;   and.     to  exchange the stock or other bonds,  debentures or other securities of the  company to be incorporated for   tbe  '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  assets' by any form of security;  and  jWitli    power to prombte any  Rail-  I'way Company or Companies, or    to  amalgamate  with  any Company     or  Companies;  and with all the     other  i and necessary powers conducive to thet  carrying out of the Company's under-'  taking. ;  Dated at Victoria, B. C, this 22nd,'  dav or November.  1905.  j    "   ROBERTSON       ROBERTSON/  ( Solicitors  for the  Applicants.:  NOTICE is hereby .given, that an application  will be made to the Leg-  will'islative Assembly  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,.  >c TVlt -n- ���������anfl extending the time for commenc-  I  of coal  I  ^������������������are3X'*s**^^^  /1\  i   Steamship-    aiki  is in  for coal an I  the Faralot! is ccnccied  *.'        **���������������-������������������ M/  S S Amur was in yesterday morning for coal.  ���������   ���������   ���������  Tho Coli:er Rei-lar is expected in :l:i'  Saturday rroni San Francisco for a  full  cargo  of coal.  \[/      **.j,^     \(/  " ?t"s      ~������s       st\  Thc?learner Selkirk arrived  in yes-  teulay morning  with ore  fiom  Tacu-j  ma for thc T\ce Smeltcr  Smoke Big 13. Cigars.  Smoke Big B   Cigsrs.  A  CHALLONGE  Over 800. pair of'Mitls, Woolen  Cloves and Hose to select from at  Simon  Leiser & Co.'s, Ltd.  SAME  FEELING.  idavro:ite to the park.    Both entail a  jng construction of the said railway,  long stage ride before the park      is   and    of    expending   ten  per     cent.  reached, and  on this   icvjunt the Ore  gon  Short  Line  was  ncv.-r  a* !p    to  compete  with     the Norineni-Fafiii.* *{7__ 1:^��������� 4��������� ���������,��������� 'tvi��������� ���������f vS'���������wi������ *'  for     park   travfifc.     The later     road  reaches the very  ������ues of  tb.e   i:.irk  I have ncAv n  of     Bound       Boo. s  Store.  t. i"*;oofl  assnrt"',i1l  Sj'orting   Editor   Ledger:   Sir���������The   in  an automobile?" .asked  the     man  Good Templars     Football  team  cluti-' with the new machine, pityingly.  lepgc thc     Allcomers lo  a match  to1    "No,"      replied   the  plain   person,  be  played      cn the Bunker  groundson'"but I fell  out  of a third story win-  Hie 10th.  inst.      Association rules.  from thc north. Tho "A. Anthony entrance s on the western side of ibe  Park. t  Another extension which has Veen  deeded upon is that between l-.ain,  Or., and the famous Coos my, on  thc PaciPc coast. It is iimti.'<'��������� o.-jd  that tins  branch  is really 'he  l({,'n-    'ning  of  a California  coafat  hue     l-e-  'tween San Francisco and !*oi'.'ainl.  "And haven't you ever taken a ride j Thu Cur,# .oay extension wi'l probably be further extended al ng tlie j  Califoni'K coast down to a cnniiec- J  tion with the Bulington at North- !  l>ort, Neb., a distance of 118.50 mil-j  es.     Thc Union Pacific will also b-.iild j  of the Comi>ajiy's capital- thereon,  and to empower tbe Company to extend its railway from any point on  its line to the City of Victoria;' er  to any point on Esquimait Harbor;  or in the -alternative to incorporate  a Company to build the line of rail-  way set out in the Act of Incorporation of the said Company, with the  extension hcreintcfore ���������mentioned, and  with all > tbe powers contained in the  model  Railway  Bill.  Bated at Victoria, B.C.,  22nd November,  1905.  ROBERTSON &  ROBERTSON,  Solicitors   for   the   Applicants.  dow once.  1306  'Diaries' now  ready.   Knight's  Hook' Store -.'���������','  PLEASANT DANCE   '  .���������������������������������������������' /       ,-AT   EXTENSION.  Th?-'dance at Extension last, evening- ".v,as, .���������according to the report of  the Ladysniith pf-a"'lc ' who attended  it. a vrry ��������� pleasant affair. The dance ,'*l|'v.  was'held in .'Johnston's Hall, Ilia | I'-t.oI  floor   koine:   in ���������excellent  condition, and  J. I-IAWORTTl,  Capt. G..T. F. T.  BASKETBALL  At 7 15 sharp this evening tbe El-  Kiiight's I'.i..': ] eclric Lights win be turned on in thc  Opera House, and the Waterworks  will . do their utmost to put them  out. An -interesting'gnrhc of basketball is promised. The ;nen of H.oth  teams are in gooif shape, having been  practicing regularly the last few days  They are most evenly .matched and a  ��������� hard  contest is  bound..to rosuifc.    -   : a '���������'  Cri'ii   and    inspect my Xmas  Curds,  r-rs.f   in  .Stoie.  Ladysmith..    Knight's  ���������the music   f;  rni.shr  Con-'  by   Mr.   J.  assisted by    some,  first   rate.   The la  AT THE   ABBOTSFORD,  lin   of  1,,-vlysTniHi  Extension people, .:������.,., ,.<i^. , ,.^ .u-,  dies sii.ppiic-d rei"i"f,siinii',iits. Anions <  those v.ln went ;,in from this city t*  were Mcssr;-;. Rr-a.mi.-ll ! r.-.-s., W. FI- ���������  lis, C. f;i!!rsi:ie. .1. ('rossan, ���������). J  Wic's ,tn<l   ���������!..McNeil. " (  J.  on'erheimer,  Xancouver.  .7.   It.   Franck,   Victoria.  A.   A.   Davis,   Victoria.  TIios. McCuire, .Victoria.  A.   Brignal,.' Vancouver.  I'\   A.   Onglcy,   Vancouver.  PAINTING   AND  PAPERHANGING  PLANS   SIX  HUNDRED  MILES OF RAILROAD  Chicago,  Dec.  7���������E.  H.  I-Iarr-man  has approved of more than   COO miles  of new railway lines  to be completed  during  .1906,  the total cost  of which  will  he about $18,000,000.       ���������  Anions the new lines will be    ah  GRIFFIN'S BEST  IAMS  AND  BACON  30HOHK  These Meats are Stri  Neatly and Artistically Done  S. ROEDDE-NG  Orders  Promptly   Executed      LADY������ IVSSTH  J|lA. HOWE,.ofCHEMAINUS, has opened ihe MEAT-  MARKET lately    run  by W. Ward, on Roberts street  [Willi A rUil IINE (IF FIRST CLASS MEATS  [Poik and S?usage a Specialty  A TRIAL SpLICITED  A.   HOWE  Phone 20 ,    '.,, ._..-,..  &z������?-c>ir.  ;i  a short cut-off.from Summit to Ljoc  On First Avenue, just above the Wes-  a<listance of twelve miles. This "ill  straighten out the main line wet of  Omaha.  The Klamath  country  is to  be  opened up by a line from Nation,  Or.,  along the Mackenzie fork of thc Willamette river to a point on  thc cast  slope      of       the; Cascade   mountains  north of the Klama'lb marshes,- a distance of 152. miles.     , - .  An extension  oi the Cananca,  Y,a-  q,ui   and Pacific  road  in  Old  Mexico  from Batamotai   to     Chumeampaco,  Sonora,  a distance of fifty.two miles,  has been determined. -.   ������������������"  tern Hotel.  JAPANESE     EMBROIDERED  GOODS  oi all kkmds, including Handkerchiefs,  Table-si>reads,  etc.  COMPLETE   TEA   SETS,  VASES,  PICTURE     FRAMES and "-other  Fancy Japaness Goods.  Especially . Adapted    For  Christmas Gifts  Nakashimo & Go.  r  First Class and Guaranteed  The Finest on the Market  AFRESH SUPPLY OF  \J O 1 "U 9  It should be borne In mind that  every cold weakens the lungs, lowers the vitality and prepares the  gystem for thc more serious diseases, among which are the two  greatest destroyers of human Uie,  pneumonia and consumption.  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  FOR Rent���������One of the .'best stores on  First Avenue.  I  has won its great popularity by its  proinut cures of this most common  ailment. It aids expectoration, relieves the lungs and opens the  secretions, effecting a speedy and  permanent cure. It counteracts  a������y tendency toward pneumonia v  Price 25c, Large Size 5������c  |; 1,000���������Will secure a double corner  lot with two good houses. Best location in  town.'  ���������S-12fi���������Cash and $100 mortgage will  secure a first-class- residence on Second Avenue.  We have a few Ladies' Wrappers  left which we are selling out at  : Your choice of a Good Wrapper in  Flanhelette Print or Sateen, Assorted  Colors.  I  OAT ACRE ST  LADYSMITH  ESCES3S  '<J,N ;  W. G. Fraser  Merchant Tailor,  (ist|Aveuue) l  1 ' * t -  Fall Stock   on   hand. C&Uesrlyand  get your choice  Vv\      *-  THE RIGHT TIME TO CHOOSE  YOUR XMAS GIFTS  Is now, when you'ean examine at, your leisure the feast of Beauty    ->|  that we havi provided for   those who  wish   to choose JEWELS  and RICH'DESIGNS IN JEWELRY. Our stock in ALL its branches is WELL ASSORTED   and Up-To-Date.  WATCHES,   CHAINS, ,LOCK ETS,  BROOCHES      BRACELETS,  NECKLETS,   RINGS,  SCAR F-P1NS,   LINKS,  TOILET  SETS of  All -styles.^ -���������--'���������������������������'  Kindly give us a Call and Convince Yourself  Any Article selected NOW Will be Laid aside for you  B.FORCIMflER  "*    WATCH ���������W'-KER,   JEWELER, OPTICIAN  .Vvenue,   X   X   X      Ladysmilh,   B. C  Stoves  Stoves  Wear ^making them oi tha Nswsst   Pattern and Lates*  r:u. ' l ���������    ��������� ��������� sty,es-.  WE D6 ALL KINDS OF FOU NDRY WORK  ���������:. Qiir Prices are Reaaona   ble  SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAH'S WINDOWS.  :J(and at Lsdysmith^Hardware^Company  LADYSHITH   IRON & STOVE WORKS CO,, LTD,  date of .the lease for each five miles.  Rental,'$10  per annum for each mile  of river leased:   Royally at the rate  of 2������ per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $.10,000.      '  W. W. CORY,  Deputy  of  the Minister  of the In-  prior.  J  eifilft AND H  CARLISLE     BLOCK.  'PHONE   2-4  HAY, GRAIN and  FARM  Orders will be delivered anywhere  In the city promptly and at the low  est possible prices.  Leave orders ai/ Christie's, on  th"  Esplanade.  $50���������l^er acre for five acre blocks one",  mile from  the city.  $12���������Per month will rent three good:  rooms u. ti-c. Brick Block., water'  and sewor connections.  $375 will secure a line residence, in the  lvest locality;   only  $244   more     to  pay at $12 per month.  Water   and  all conveniences.  $7���������A month will rent a good house  wilh four rooms an(J a good pantry  with water attached.  Deeds,   Wills,     Mortgages,   Contracts  and   Agrcenirnts  Drawn,  J. STEWART  Conveyt-ncing     *       Notary Public  Phone, 3. !  P. O. 'BOX 268  SYNDESIS OR CANADI AN NORTH  WEST MINING REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased at $10* per acre for soft, coal and  $20 for anthracite. Not more than  320 acres can be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the  rate of-ten cents per toD of 2,000  pounds shall be collected on the  gross output.;  Quartz���������A free miner's certificate is  granted upon payment in advance of  $7.50 per anntim 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 is $5.00  At least $100 must be expended on  the claim each year or paid to the  mining recorder, in lieu thereof. When  $500 has been expended or paid, the  locator may, upon haying 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 2J per cept on  the sales.  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry fee. $5, renewable yearly..  A free miner may obtain two leases to  dredge  for  g-old  of  five miles  each for a, term ��������� of twenty years, renewable at the descretion of the Minister of the Interior.  The lessee shajl have a dredge in  operation within one season from the  Dr.  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and  at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN  AT  ALL HOURS.  NOTICE      OF     DISSOLUTION OF  ���������   PARTNERSHIP  NOTICE      IS   HEREBY     GIVEN  that  the     partnership heretofore existing  between     us,   thc  undersigned  George     Williams  and      Anthony. J.  ���������Waskett, carrying on tbe business of  .teamsters'     under  the firm name and  [.style     of   . the Ladysmilh    Transfer  Company,   has this  day been  dissolved  by      mutual      consent.   The  said  I George     Williams   retii :n:-  from   the  'said   partnership,   and   I hat  the   said  Anthony ���������-J...Waskett will continue on.  the sane   ���������.���������business.     (/-Il debts owing   or   accruing due  to   tha partnership-��������� arc to h?. paid   to the said  Anthony      J.   Was'*ett,     and  all claims  against; thc  said  partnership  will be  paid  by the said      Anthony  J.  Was1-  kelt.  Dated at  Ladysmith  this   15th  day  of  Noveni,,er,  A.D.,   lf!05.  GEO.   WILLIAMS,  ANTHONY   J. WASKETT.  > il  i  \  \  H  7 m  '  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd  ������������������i  'IS  f  t'f  i  ',.'S  M  jV'i]  '*'S  ft!  I  'fi  1  4

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