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 LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.  The Ladysmith Daily Ledger  Zz%kiatQ  S\  C<    i  ',."���������  ���������   .,        r~,       O* -  V_ ">  l^y.*1--/ ^���������>;3r^*j-'*Mggt>^V';;5?rT7-  VQL.2,  "FRIDAY,  DEC.    S,  1905.  PRICE FIVE    CENTS  LATE NEWS  BY TELEGRAPH  John  Redmonds Says Question  of Irish Home Rule is Main Is'  sue  Before  the Public  Farmer Kills His Wife arid Children and Then Takes His  Own Life  riul.vili'lphi.i, Pa.. Pec. S.~^Si'K'e  .the time of C!huh!on"* Ireland inner  occupied such a powerful position as  she now does. The Home Rule 't|iies-  tion is now absolutely  sue before thc public."  '1 his is a message received from Mr.  ca se  lihcs.  lo  the  forefront of British po-  thc main is-  TKIPLE MURDER.  SalLlouinc,  Out.,  Dec. 8.-J.  Coul-  t'jr,  a farmer living' at 'North Melan-  cthia,-about     ten  miles from  here,  Redmond,  one  of Hie   Iiish  members i last ufiht killed   his  wjfe,  daughter  of ' Parliament.    Mr. .Redmond  also J.ind son. and then committed suicide,  states-that the overthrow of the Hal-!    No particulars as to, the crime   ' or  four     ffovcrnment    places tbe  Irish : its-cause are yet obtainable.      '  .  INVESTIGATION Of  OK SHIPMENTS fRGM  THE BRITANNIA  IS  30 MILLION  SALMON  GERMANY'S  FUTURE  P.eilin.   Dec.   7.���������Herr  Babel,        the  Socialist leader,  speaking in the' Reis.  New "Westminster, Dec- 7.��������� 'I he  output of the Harrison Lake salmon  hatchery lor the present season will '' chlag today against the government  amount to over thirty million young ; foreign policy, .created ^ indication  salmon, and the entire number is do- | from the government benches by rc-'  ing well, with every prospect that jeu.illK to the situation in Russia as.'  tbey wiir all be cared for and liber  ated  without trouble.  Supciiiitendent Thomas Robinson,'  who is down on- an olhcial- trip, ic-  ports ha'\ ing had a most successful  season at ihe hatchery and that thc  entire output of the institution ... is  coming on as well as could be expected. Nearly ten million of tbe fry  ha>e already been hatched.  Ponds are n:rw     being dug so that i  tbe young "salmon can  be turned out  into them as soon as they become too  large for the troughs,   and they  will  be cared for in  these ponds until tlie  proper time to liberate  them ;jn. the  various rivers, streams'and  lakes.  The totaioutput f   oi   I lie season of  thirty-one   million   is made  up        of  twenty-seven  million   sec!-eyes       and  four million spiing salmon and     co-  lioes.    No   steelhctn.il   ova  was   taken  this season.  This  is the  first  season  that     the  Harrison Lake hatchery has been operated on a large scale,  it only having  been  partially completed       last  season, and the output is the largest  that    has    ever been handled     by a  hatchery  in a year  in   this district.  The aiveragc output of   the Don  Accord hatchery is  ten million.   o   THE CHIVALRY   OP1 THE  SOUTH  "In an Ins visit to tbe south," says  the Birmingham, Alabama, Ledger,  ''not ono man olTcicd the slightest  rudeness to the piesident. No one  tned to approacb too closely  to him.  Great,      Mg,      good-humored   crowds  greeted  h.m every where., and  ninety- cd.'/" GermanyT should ^recognize  proof that the time was. comine; when  the   pioietarist    and not the cabinet,  would  decide the ojucstion of war or  peace.  "What .the Russian people are  now showing their ruler, can, the done''  shouted  the socialist leader,  "also Jiy  other  European     people.   We are of  the opinion that people wiM  never a'U  low . themselves to be again driven: into war.   Today  war can, only    ." ;bc  made  with" thc support' of,the ' entire  people." Continuing,. Herr  Babel  said*  "Thc "present, time is a" serious  one.'   Do yoii believe that what, is go-'  ing    'on' in the  East is not cxeifjng  the German laboring pco pic'     most  profoundly?   If  you do   not take care  to  mal'C  the   Fatherland  what . '��������� it  should   be     so that- the workingnum  will giacliy   defend.-it. th-jv will  ra.ise  the question  whether   they  shall    defend it at an-  Thc     Socialist      deputies    shouted  their assent     to this  remark, which  caused  gicat commotion on the government benches.        Herr Babel added.    "If  the  German   laborers     fail  you you are lost, and I tell 'you  that  the day will come.    You have no conception  of thc empjittcrmont of   thc  hearts, of German workmen today."  "Now that Russian  absolutism   is  approaching  its  end,"  hc continued,  ''Germany enjoys the reputation    of  being the most, reactionary state , in  the world.   Since the peace of   Portsmouth,  Germany's s.ituaticii in     the  Far East is precarious,  because Germany, through her interference with  the  peach    of    Shimon'iski,  is   blacl>.-  i^allcd  in Japan.   Nemsis has prcvail-  the  Victoria,  Dec.  8.'���������Thc  royal  commission appointed to investigate thc  question of/whetherv\he pupils of the  local schools d.d   rule the lines of the  drawings     made by them or did not  held a preliminary  session yesterday  and after organizing adjourned   until  Thursday next.    Thc commission held  its sitting in thc county couit room  at the court house, which was   well  filled  wMh  spectators.    The proceedings  were commenced by reading  th'e  commission     of     His Honor Judge  Lampman.  Mr.  D. M.   Ebcrts, K.C., appeared  for the Council   of Public  Instruction  and Mr.  R.   T. Elliott  for Miss     A.  D.    Cameron.    When  announcing   his  appearance Mr. Elliott stated he appeared  for Miss Cameron and-  some  pupils.   Mr.  Ebcrts asked,  "What pupils?"   Mr.   Elliott   replied  that    he  [formally appeared  for Mirs Cameivon.  Air. Ebcrts pers'isb*!'. in Ins -fliicry as  to the pupils represented l.y Ins learned friend that he might know how to  approach thc pupils.  .Mr.  Elliott  then stated he appeared  for     all   the pupils and teachers  concerned in theanatlcrof the drawing examination.       As far as      the  drawing books   were concerned       be  knew nothing,  as the superintendent  declined  to  permit his client to see '  them.    lie as Iced  that the books   be  produced. ' ���������'  ' Again Mr. Ebei'ts asked 4s to what  pupils   were  represented   by  Mr.   Elliott,   whereupon     Mr Elliott asked  that it be placed on iccord that    hc  appeared for  Miss  Cameron.  Mr. Eherts attacked the statement  that Miss Cameron had not been pei-  milted to sec tibc books. Every opportunity would be given'-Miss Jam-  eron to make what- inspection ?hc  eared to. The department sought to  bide- nothing.  ���������Mr Elliott asked that it he drc-;t-  ed that the books be produced 'before  'the 'commission.  Judge  Lamipman. said   hc  expectJd  tbey   would  be  placed  in  evidence by  the department of education.-  Mr. J'Mliott  then  went on  to  N arly 3,000 Tons of Howe  Sound Ore at Osborne  Bay  Three Hundred Tons of Ore  Mined Daily at  Britannia  JAP 1T1EMPTS  TO KIDNAP  A  M  WITTEiPRESENTS  HIS RESIGNATION  -Cftf txirw-r-.f"r  dis  cuss-the  piocedure.    He  said  ��������� 1.? ' jdj  could  only give     evidence  regard ing  the   dr..wing   books.  Tin*  co> iiimssio.ier   said   the   iep.ut  iiicui   might  submit  the  hool-s       and  ���������>'i\e its news as  to  what had  been  done w 1th them.  Mr.  Elliott held this would ,be taking expert testimony before the primal y cv-'dunec.   IT Mr. Ebcrts would  have the books  iu  question  at      Ms  olhce this would meet his views.  Tins Mr. Ebcrts was willing- io ,.o.  He said the department would idculi-  f\ thc books and place them in e' 1-  dcuce. ^As to how lhe evidence was to  bfe taicen the commissioner would decide upon the procedure.  The commission then adjourned until Thursday next.  A  Vancouver despatch  says     Shipments of copper-gold     ores from thc  Biitannla mines,     Howe Sound.,save  those made  to Hadlcy,, Prince      of  Wales .   Island,     Alaska, have so far  amounted to 2701  tons, all  of which !Uce  ���������jrouRht  went by     Avater     to   thi Britannia  smdler,  C'skHjrnc Bay. Vancouver Island.  ���������Shipments  during tbe month of Oc-  tobei   irom  Britannia  t'*> the smelter  amounted  to  732 tons.  " During  November the shipments  to'  Uk.  smelter con'Sistetl  of; 1827  tons.  The oie shipped lo tne smelter has  been stored 1 there, awaiting tho  blowing m of the furnaces. 7\o date  has yet been announced for the commencement of smelting-operations.  Mining is procee-ling at Britannia  at a lively rat;, and two additional  10-dnii compressors are in process of  in<-taiiati6h-~at the plant at the mine.  When the compic-isors are ready for  o' cLation it v/iii be possible largely  lo increase the present w or Wing iorce  01 mmeis and extend tbe area of  w 1 rk.  AH indications point to a large increase in the daily output of tbe  Britannia during the present winter.  So far the shipments- from Britannia to the Hedley smcitci amount to  a;'proximately fifteen hundred tons.  As the Britannia Syndicate is exchanging ores wilh thc ^.rr,wn-Aias-  ka Company on Prince or Wales Islam!, for the purposes of tluxing,  about the same -amount of ore, as  shipped north has .be-in sent back and  d'Sidiargcd at the Britannia smelter.  rl hree hundred tons of ore is being  ipinc:! at Britannia e\eiy day now  The big concentrator on Howe Sound  is working a twelve hour shift, and  such'die ascariies less than 5 per  "���������ui copper is being-put through.  I In about a month's tunc, when the  ' li'-ilrili compressor.-! now bcinc in-  *-taii"(i are readv for operation thc  ore output will be largely increased  and thc concentrator will be worked  the full Iwentv-f'-ui hours on three  eight-hour shifts.  Seattle,  Dec.  7.���������Armed with a revolver,     S. Sinada, a     Japanese, attempted last     evening to regain possession of a yoinrig Japanese girl whom  he, is said  to havj kidnapped  several  weeks before from     the home ,of  her  friends.   Meeting     with opposition at  the/'door of the house where     the girl  lived,  he  drew  his revolver and commenced     shooting. He fired three  shovs    at two     men in the doorway  and was Ihen overpowered.     N10 one  was Int. -     '  Subsequent investigation by the polo  light  thc fact that  Sinada      is   a fugitive   from   justice,  badly wanted in   Alaska on  a charge  of murder.     For weeks*thc local Japanese who     have known that he was  wanted have been quiet about the affair, fearing    the result of Simula's ���������  wrath shou'd     he find that they had  informed on him.  Sinado and the two witnesses in  the case, T Shishigini and N. Mori  gani, aie now held in the'city jail.  AH were sent t-j the police station  by patrolmen Burkman and Crandali-  who arrived at 'the house on May-  nard avenue soon after the shooting.  At various times during the past  few weel s the police have received  bits of information concerning a kidnaping case among the -lapancsc residents, but nothing of a definite na-  couhl  be learned  concerning the  But it is^Said That tne Emper^  or Has Refused to Ac-  It  ^37^^^S^dt^������i&^ii������id^j^ZJ^&^^'S^U:  cept  2r2S"&s*ai  Railway Men Go Out on Strike  as a Protest Against!  Martial Law  ���������rI7*wTaB-fi-*,**-ff-r*  piau   lines  from   Alexandrovsk      to  Taskend.    The  governor-general       of  tun  JAPS CATCH  MOST FISH  MOBBED SARAH  BERNHARDT  Vancouver,      Dec.   8.���������Tbe   relative  seven per  cent,   of them  were  elemo- j logi,;,^ results    of   the situation,    and   value to  the. canncrs  on  the Fraser'  crats/;        This chivalry..of the south. withtlraw entirely from K ou'Chow   I Rivcr oE t'nc mcn employed ^as fisher-  has often been  treated   with  derision  Thc dream of making-a German  Port'��������� men  (lurinS  the ���������salmon season  will  by northern papers, but it exists and ! Arthur out   of Kiao Chau is       dis- /lje'.���������'"���������*) before the Fisheries  Somm's-  is a decidedly beautiful attribute.: As pellcd..   The entire colonial policy or' s-i?1" at 'New-Westininsle.'.- late today,  the country    learned very quickly af-| the government is pure illusion.  It is-Thcir statcmem;-m  this respect     is  ter the event, tho south had no h  Lincoln's assassii'ation-. -The .1  fjuclpc,   D������;c      S.���������After   a performance iu the Auditorium last night a  gang  of two hundred hoodlums     at-  lacl cd     Sarah  Bernhardt and      her  com1*.* iv  with rotten cgs,s.   The tragedienne fortunately escaped,  but   a  number  of her   conipany   were      less  fortunate.   Thc trouj-le was causrd )\y  an   intenicw  which  the divine Sarah  had   given   to  a number of newspaper  men,  and- which appeared  in      local  papers, which      was very cl...piimen-  tary to Canadians.  An   Ottawa   despatch   says:    Mane.  Sarah  Bernhardt,  who  reachcel  Ottawa  today  with  her company,   '   says  matter. An ihe information the police had was that a young woman  had 1 cen taken from her home and was  held m the possession of another  Japanese against her will. There  were several addresses given, where  itlie girl might be found, but she  could not be located.  According to the information secured jcslerda.v. the girl, known as fiasco had been in tbe power of Sinado,  but had escaped from In'm- and had  gone'brck til thc home of her husband and fi ienris. It was to regain  possession of' hcr'that Sinada went  thcie last evening There were 1oo  many Japanese ab.->ut [or R-ina-da.  and when Patrolmen Burkman- and  Crundali arrived the gun wiclder was  on the flooi unconscious. However,  lo lhe pfnTol wagon, however, he  he quickly regained his consciousness.  The Japanese in the house talked  frcciv wilh City Detectives Phillips  r.nJ Biyncs and the officers received  il-c information ihat Sinada had  come to Seattle to escape pn*isecu-  f on in Ala-ska on a charge of murder. 'rhe Japanese do not know in  what part of thc country Sinada is  wanted, and the police are searching  the ������������������ coords and communicating with  the United Slates Marshals in Alaska in lhe hopo of netting some more  definite information.   0   WARNE D  THE JUDGE  A   St.   Petersburg  despatch  dated [and m some cases against the Jews,  yesterday  says  Premier  Witte     1ms  1 The    corre-ipondt'nt     relates two  in-  Lendcred his resignation, but the F.m- stance where two Jewish girls were  peror has refused  to accept it. j literally torn to pieces.  .Warsaw, Dee.   8.���������Advices   received J    st   j'elersbuig, Dec 7.���������The excite-  here today say that railway men   at j me���������t      m the country  is   increasing.  Rica and  Orloff struck last night be- i\viiene\er the dreaded  workmen's  or-  cause of martial  law being declared  | saI1i/ation  represent  a   united front  in  the Baltic provinces. Jas tbey did    last month the premier  Similar news  comes  from Samara- hs compelled  to stiike his colors.    It  It is' to the effect that the employees   now  appcars  that the comrades     of  of Saint Matoff Railway have    gone  Soicoloff,  the railroad engineer,    of  out on     strike as  a protest against    gamarai     whose condemnation      to.  martial law in ^Samara. ��������� 'death threatened thc country with a  London,  Dec   8���������'I he correspondent !gencrai railroad"1 strike, organized an ,  of the Daily Telegraph of St. Fete is- independent strike  on  the traus-Cas-  burg,   in'a despatch dated  Dec.   Gth,  blames tiie anarchists as bemg largely  responsible for  the existing situa- 'Kurshka, who exercised plenary portion,  say in n      ' "'��������� nut that legality ets  on the  Afghan  frontier  without  will deprive (hem of thcir occupation consulting the St. 'Petevsburg author-  thcy    are'working-day     and night to'jties  conveneel  a court  martial     anel  plunge   the     o-nmtry in(o   a i'Og of^'sentenced Sokolofl to death. The pre-  chaos and  crime.    "Unfortunately,     a   mier, as a result of the action      of  large section of the population      is    the executive commitiec of the   rail-  ���������>roving so  wcik^and  'irresolute  that;road   employees'   union   in   preparing  ti\e country is no     linger shaped by  for a general strike unless the     sen-  principals,  but   it  is  the slave of cv- Jtencc   was  revoked   before  midnight.  cuts While     Count   Witlc's     cabinet -Dec.  5th,  was compelled to  get    M.  stands there will   be no hope for Rus- KcmchiefT, the minister or cominuni-  sia,   but  when cl   disajipcais  (he  del-'cations,  to compel thc railroad       to  uge will     l.pg-n    F* ���������" < nw the dark, forward   a stay   of execution,   which,  clouds arc   visib.y  gathering,  ihe pe-!fonuna,lp'y, arrived in time.   Had the  sants  clamor for land,  but  tbey will  man  been shot nothing would    "have  not  bear of dWespecl  to  thcEmpcr-J prevented a univeisai strilcc.  or.   A large   percentage   of thc  work-!    The  immediate  danger confronting"  men are incensed     against the strike the government is a concerted attack  orgnni'/crs,     and the     revolutionists,  on the country's crctlit.  the   altae-Jc upon her    in Quebec last  and' high"timc for the  Rcischstag' to    get ''contained  in stat.stice compiled from   ni;,h(. was  lhc  work of a handful    of  in Lincoln's assassh'ation .   The Km-! sober.        Bismarck  was   quite   right.',ihc   returns of all  Fraser  river can- j irresponsible vouni;-  fools,  aml     was  atic who killed     Garfield was a mr-! when at the time he heard of the ac-, "er'ies as to the nnml-.er oi boats used ; inspiTOl     iJV "a newspaper 'intenvew'  them  man.    Mc Kin-leys  tour 'through   quisi tion   of Kiao   Cliau,   he exclaim- 'j '>-um'--'cl' ol incn cm-ployed., and number  I lhat misrepreseu(<*<l what she actual-  in   1901  was a continuous cd:  'It is just big enough to      cause  pleasure  to ��������� president and many     stupidities.''��������� We. have spent  around  there, nearly'a hundred   millions    and  our trade is >.ero. '.',*���������  the south  round  of.  people. It was on his swing  the northern circuit on his return  ���������that, lie was slain. Nowhere would  the president ho safer, and nowhere  would he ' be treated with greater  courtesy and consideration than he  would be in any of the stales below  Mason and Dixie's line. This is a  truth     which cannot  hc   proclaimed  ponsiblc ���������vouilg  fools,  antl  neries as fo the number 01 boats used ! jnsi,jrwi  '< number of men cmiployed and number  'offish secured during the season of ��������� |y si.w] ;U)0lll ea���������adians.  j 190-1. These statistics disciisc the- ' s.Iu; ha(, ncVc;. refem.;- (o thc peo-  | information that in amount of re- | ])]p of this coun(n- ns descendants of  'suits  given   the  Japanese  show       a    )]|C   lr(W,nois.   Thc  sentiment  she ex-  liigher percent-age   than  cither       thc  pressed, however,  was   that  she found  whirtes  or Indians.    11 is  the aim  of | lK.rscif ltnahli-   to sec any advance  in  too plainly  by��������� (Ve newspapers  of thc  view has'been  north and  of the country in general.  The Nelson ilaiiy news will issue its !  customary  special   edition  ouf December      31   tlevoU'd   lo  n review'of  thc  mining aim kindred industries  in the  Province during the past year.  .    The annual  review  has in the past  been  recognized   as   the most comprehensive   ni.'J'rcM; -  ���������������������������   vi,,rii  ,,f        the  year's  progress  and  development     in  Hie  mining   disliM-l';   :*f   the province  published   in any   form.     It. is   the  in-  tenlion   of  Th ���������' '���������''������������������'������������������   \'rws';'to   main-  tainthe high standard   of previons issues,   and ,so   far   as possible,   improve  and  widen  the scope of .the  review.  Every  phase   of    the ruining   industry 5s covered and the  story told   is  Smoke Big B. Cigars  thc. canncrs  to  show   that   they  need  (he  Japanese  on   the'Fraser 'as   .fishermen,      mid     it is   their contention,  that -the Japanese   are more  productive than cither whites or  Indians.  The totals of the statistics com-  lilal from the returns of all the canneries are as follows:  Whites���������Number of boats, 031; number  of (ish turned in,  2"i<l,G!M-  av.ca-  agc catch per  boat,   372 fish.  Japanese���������Number of bouts,     7G-3;  number-of fish, 35-1,102; average catch  per   boat,  -103  fish.  Intkij'HM*��������� Ninnh-ei-'      of   boajfis,' 5'1S;  is-rac-lk-aiiy every mining  number of fish  turned  in,  .1-17,37l;av-  U'on -eragc catch  per boat.   2(!!l  fish.  Total   number  of   boats   employed,  ]  :.I'M.  Total number jof fish t.urncd in,730,-  250.  General     average  catch  per boat,  379 fish.  It  is pointed   out' that  in  average  catch  per  boat   the Japanese  percentage is in excess of that of the white  men and the Indians also.  based lvion, autliorifive  'statements issued, to  the Daily. News  by (lie mine  aiul smelter, managers of the -.rovince  Every year since  its I'.rst if-sue the  demand ��������� for this- unnt'i.i.1   mining      rein 'fixoi'ss . of s'ippiy'ow-. .  ing. to  the fact' that hundreds of  or-!..  ���������ders!mc'bccn:rc:.*clvrid after the forms  have 'gone-to press.. This year ���������   thx  Daily News hopes  that ail. oi-ieis will  be sent   11 before December 2-8.     The  review is' issued  at .(en cents a copy  and'cash should accompany all orders  The Daily  News annual   liviping'  review reaches  operator n*  to going to thousands of investors in  these mines. ; 11 s : advertising ��������� columns  coiisoiiuentiy afiord an exceptionally  valuable medium ot publicity for manufacturers of mining machinery and-  s'uphlies, real estate, financial and  mining brokers, wholesale merchants,  etc. etc  ��������� o ���������-  Winnipeg,  Dec   8.���������At the Winnipeg  .Assizes    yesterday,    Justice. Perdue  passed sentences on prisoners      who  were convicted during the later stages of the' criminal business.  Arnold   E.  Petcrsan,      dental   sur-  geonv got four years for burglary   at  Brown's     fur store on Main street,  and  he created     a sensation  in   court  by  telling     the judge  that he.   (his  Lordship) would   no doubt live   to be  sorry  for the   false   impression       be  made on the jury  in his charge.  Another   feature   was   thc introduction   of  the  "cat,", which will       be  tasted  by   a Galician   who  attempted  to   assault   a girl.  MARINE  _o���������  London,     Tlcc.   7  sais  thai, a telegram  hasbecn received  here     from  Saigon,   French  I win- ^ "'  China, saying that   an explosion   has  oecuirnl   on   lhe British   steamer Car-  isle  in  the harboi.   of  Saigon.  The  Cat isle   was   chartered  by   (he  Russian   government   to carry      supplies   from   Vladivostok  to   Port   Ar-  ihur  heroic   (he surrender  or the latter   Fortress.    She   lost  her   propeller  i-.nd ili__fte-������l   to  San Mig'viel   Bay,   Island  of Luzon,   whence she  was towed   to Manilla.    In   May  last  she  armed .at Saiffon and was detained on  suspicion   of  cairying  contiab-and   of  war.    1 ater  it was learned   that her  cargo  consisted  of  ammunition    and  arms \allied at $-1,500,000, ami  after  the conclusion of pc'acc she Was compelled     to remain  at Saigon because  the   leuss an  government refused     to  pay  her charges.  XKW  SKTTLKMEjVT  FOR   WEST'COAST.  'arts among the people of this country  'since her last visit, here 20 years ago  I Thc tragedienne dined today with  (Earl and Countess Grey. Several  members of her company look considerably thc worse for their rough  experiences last night.  NISEI)  FOREIGN   SHIPS.  In  his annual  message Mr.   Roosevelt   says:       "I   think   it  of doubtful  utility  to  apply   tin.-  coastwise,  laws  in the trade between (hc United Stales and thc Philippines tinder  any circumstances,   because   I am   convinced  that  it w-.ll  do no good  whatever to  Apicriran  bottoms,  and will only interfere and  be an  obstacle to       the  trade  bwteen   the  Philippines' and  lhc  United   Stales:   but   if   (he coastwise  law   must   be (bus   applied,  certainly  it ought' not (o have effect until free  trade  is enjoyed   between, the   people  of the United  Stales   and (he Philippines in their respective products.  LIGHTS STILL  TWINKLE  ft    was  a rather'slim  crowd   that  "took in"  the basketball match last  evening,  when (he efforts  of the  Waterworks    to cxtingu'fih   (he Electric  Lights     proved   unsuccessful.        The  tennis were not the same as publish-  c<]\   the  players   being  as follows:  .Arrivals from the West Coast    by  tbe steamer Queen  City  last evening  give, very gratifying reports of the ac  tivity     prevailing    in   the neighbor-  jhood ofCiayo-..jf.-0't, says lhe Times.  As  is generally     known  the Seattle  I Lumber Milling Company, a concern  ; backed  hy eastern    capital,   with  E.  } .1.  Pal'-e as its  local  supcrintendcivt-,  has   established   its  headqiiarters     at  Mosi'.uito Day, a point' about ten miles   from    tbe  first  mentioned  settlement.   Aitnough only  organized some  months     ago,    considerable progress  lias   already   been   made   towards   (he  installation of one of the largest  mill  ing plants in the North Pacific. That,  such   a .statement  is not  an   idle    exaggeration  may  be realized  when it  is explained   that     sn   thc eoutr.sei bf  time it is thc intention to-construct  about  a mile of wharf along the waterfront of  the harbor,   which  is ad-  miraiWly located   for   the  purpose, and  that,   when in full  operation,  a staff  ' of  approximately   2,000   workmen will  .be necessary to carry on its business.  Discussing  the  outlook  this  morn-  ��������� ing at the Driavcl hotel  one of those  ��������� who has been identified with the new-  Electric   Lights���������H.tii'lstio-iu's. A.  Sanders,     Aknnheael.      Kerr and Mc- company ever since its inception, pre-  M'illan.  Waterworks���������Manuel,   R.  McMillan,  Adam, Hewlett  and Morrison.  Tho game  was   a fast  one,   as   the  score���������23-22��������� would indicate, the  play very even and interesting to  those who were present.to witness it.  For .the lights McMillan and Hailstones did most of the scoring, while  Adam. Morrison and Tlewlett scored  for the Waterworks.  At    tbe present time there      are  some 65 men actively employed. These  A news agency   !���������(���������������������������<���������<.  qxiito a number of loggers en-  od  in  cutting  timber suit able  for  (he construction   of  a wharf,   which,  it  is planned,   will extend about     SO  feet  out, and  have  abieadlh  of 101)  feet or  thereabout.   When (he Queen  City  left  this was practically    complete.   It is being rushi d to completion for the reception of the machinery,   which,   it   is understood,   is now  on its way  fiom  the  manufacturers.  Two inMiicnse donkey  engines are hc- .  mg uthi/ed      ,11 (he hauling  or piles  foi  the stnictuie,  while a driver,  of  course,   is   being used   111  laying   the  foundation.   A fence of carpentets  is  engaged   in      thc erection   of several  large frame buildings,  and should  be  practically finished  by  the  time   the  I Lint reaches  its destination, so that  thcie will be no delay in putting the  latter in place  afleL  it is taken from  the steamers. c  In short,  Mr. Pake's plans' are rapidly   developing.   The site of      the  mall   presents   a strikingly   animated  scene, what was only a short,   time  ago as dreary antl deserted as      any  part of   the coast having been     converted  into a' vcrtiable hive  of industry.    Thc hum of machinery  and the  sound of .(he workmen at their 'Uif ������'.'������  is music to the ears  of all who have  the commercial advancement of Vancouver  Island at heart. It   was so to  the   passenger   whom   (he   Times   reporter interviewed,  and who pfedicts  that within a year the district.,in,''tbe.  immediate  vicinity   of  thc mill     will  mark   a village  of  -.1,000   inhabitants  at least.   He bases bis statement upon      (be authoritative  announcement  that     half, that number of workmen  will be needed  to carry on thc. industry   on   the extensive   scale   outlined  by thc'directors of the ScatLlfcLum-.  her and Milling Company.   Naturally  thc majority will make homes      i'or  tbeir wives and families there.  'With  a plant  of   large capacity.    ������.  wharf  no  less  than   a mile   Mi length  plenty of standing timber. (0      draw  from, and a beautiful harbor in which  vessels  of the. greatest draught   may  enter     without difficulty or danger,  (here is nothing to prevent the development  of such  an industry as those  interested  have  in mind.    As  has  already been stated, it is the intention  to place the finished product on     almost all   the markets   of thc  world.  It? will be  shipped   to Eastern   Caua-  dict-ed that the machinery will be in  place and the first shipments of lumber  ready   for the market  by     next  July or Auguet. When the  magnitude. , , t,    ���������,   . ..       ,     ,  . '.,       j        ���������      .   ���������    , ���������, ,.  ,   ,,������������������    Ida ami the States by   rail or boat, as  of  the enterprise  is considered  those ��������� , .      ,/___,_        ,   "  with a knowledge of the requirements  of such    a lumber  camp   will   understand   to what   extent   the   preliminary work  will have  to be rushed  in , .,,*-,  ��������� \      ,   ,             ,  .   , .    .,    a.     ���������    ��������� mark an increased prosperity through  order to be completed 111 the eompar-            lt                     if'/  ativc 'brief  period  intervening.  j may  be most  expedient,  and to   the  j Orient.    The importance  of  the   concern to the west coast of the Island  cannot   be overest-imattd.    It   should  out the west in conunercial circles. DAILY LEDGER  SB  THE DAILY LEDGER  Published   eyery  day except Sunday-  8_        THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  -SO cents  a month;    $5  per  year   in  advance.    Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  FRIDAY.   DEC-    S.   1905.  t ���������wr-i ���������"���������"���������" '������������������'  BREAD  FROM  THf. WHEAT.  The London newspapers are telling1  a wonderful story about a recent invention, owned and operated hy a  gentleman with tho ..pious name of  Apostlcoff, a baker, on .Upper Thames _:  street, who makes .bread directly _:  fiom the wheat, "-.-uliout;taking jt to  the mill, il i.i ��������� si:c,ces*-fui that hc  :s n building t 'c I 'i ���������'"���������- i bakciy in ^jfMB  Lon-.u ., winch is to lui'-c -100 ovens, ^.-J*  capable of producing 300,000 pounds ,<_������  of brea<l a day, and it is so economi  cal that be can sell a ten-cent loaf  lor .six cenls. London consumes li. _  000,1100 pounds of!-mid a day, so . ^"jg  ihiit this invention (which converts ������������������ ^'Jxs  na.ck oi wheal into loaves of luvad ^jj_s  wilhout human aid)   will vffect a dai-' J*  vMif ������f f t <t - Tiff 11 f ������ ������t 11 ������f t������ it ft r.  s        DAVID SPENCER      f  (Nanaimo) Ltd*  ^This will be an easy Xmasj  '"foryou-Cdme to the Store,!  we'll let you into the secret;  iS _____________________ _E__  Itoys'   toys    toys  INNUMERABLE  2j! Better and  Cheaper   Thtn  Ever���������Opening Display   cn  SATURDAY, DEC oth.  BQQKB^  SBOOKS  BOOKS  For Loyr, Girls, Children, Ycung and Old  ���������Eh  Bod s for Gir s, 25c. Each  BAR SOPPUHD WITH BBS-'  WINES, LIQUORS,CIGARS-  ABB0TSF0RD HOTEL  ��������� Beet accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and fishing in near vioinity.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor  LADYSMITH, B. I  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms- '���������  Esquimait   & Nanaimo Railway  ��������������������������������������������� ���������������������������������������������������������������*��������������������������� ���������������������������������������������  Time Table No. 51,  PORTLKND  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 liar is newly OUedup and well .supplied ani is in clia- ��������� .   ���������*  JOS. PELUGRINELLi  of ai'viut SGI,000,  or nearly  <:-  ly   s;i\nn  S.22,000,000  a year  to  the  people   of  that  city.    The new machine  is  ties-    - ^  cribed   as follows- , ~^������ji  "Al present the miller grinds bis ' *p*gi  .-.heal, perhaps as many as fifteen i JEM  times to obtain the best flour. By ���������*  the new method the wheat is only T"*  groui'tl once This grinding give',  three products-���������flour, middlings and  bran. The foremost is conducted to  a bin, the bran is automatically weighed ancl carried into sacks, wh le  the .middlings pass into tepid iwater,  in which all the floury part is wash-1  ed      out.    'Ihis   watir,   impregnated  with  nutritive  mr'eiial,   Hows     into  i  thc kneading pan, in  which  1,'tc dough ,  is jiutonuatically   produced.   Thc dough ]  -is  left   i-jibc for ,an hour and  a half]  or   two bonis,   is then   shaped      into  j  loaves,   an'l forly   minutes   later     an |  electric  cii.-rior  ii livers hot  hi cad lo  the   throbbing  motor cars  that  wait  impatiently to carry  it through London." I  The new machine not only saves  the cost* of milling, but all the expenses of har.dling tlie v.*b-*al an<l  profUs of the miller and middleirp.n-  three or four of whom stand bet ..cn  the farmer and thc *_jkcr. This alone  will reduce the cost of material 30  per cent, at the least, and 50 per  cent, in favorable circumslances.  Men y's Books for (Joys, 5oc.  ' Hundreds  of different kinds     of  Ladies' and    Cluldiens*  Haiidkcr-J  i h'e's worn '2ju   dozen  SUGGESTIONS  F'J?S  UaiURELI AS  HAND BAGS  PURSES  !_K_������*7*I  COLLARS FANCY ARTICLES  FANCY   LINEN      CALENDARS  FANCY  PINS      ULRNT LEATHER  XMAS  CARDS   Cl'SEUONS,  ETC..   ETC.  Gents' Furnishing Dept-  No display lo be found Lo eqj.tai  .'Ours.        We've Gut thc Goods,  Too���������the Trices  arc  Right.  MENS' TIES'  SUSPENDER'S  GT.OVES,   UMBRELLAS, TIE  HNS,   CUFF  BUTTONS,  IIO-'  ������* F-IERY, SHIRTS, Etc.,  Etc.  WEDDEH  ON  DEATHBED  BaUimore,'Mil ��������� While on licr death-  bed,   Miss  Lulu   Lot/,   went   Ciroueb  ��������� tbe wedding service of thc Protestant  Episcopal      church   with   her  fiaucu,  Herbert  W. 13011110}-,   a mechanical engineer  in   tlie Washington navy yard.  When     she     learned that she could  not  live she     asked her     fiance, Mr  Bcntlcy,   who  was .-A her bedside,  to  gwt  op      the     wedding     ring" and  n  Ihrough   a marriage  ceremony     with  her.  "Mr. Bcntley flipped thc eiigar-cnicnt  rmg irom the girl's finger and put,  on tne wedding ring. , "When she ceremony bad been completed the dying woman seemed contented. Then  ��������� a few mom, Jit- ' ������������������-���������'or this'-.britio oi a  moment pabsed a..ay. -  ___u_u������j.*:>-.-rr._7.-r-.;T._���������_������i'Ui_ "���������  &mm������d������jm2s&sfmm*Mx, ���������������  Boot & Shoe Dept.  "wSSSmSB)---SSS5iS59SSS  Shoes to suit every person,   to  suit   every     condition of Weather.   For      Evening  ������   Wear,  Street Wear, House Wear,  Something nice in ' CROCHET-  SLIPPERS,     MENS*    SL1PJ>  PEPS.     INFANTS'   SHOES,  Etc. j-fcltc.  This  Hotel has   been completely    Board and lodging $1.00 per day.  ' renovated.  HOTEL    PRETORIA  JOHN THA, Proprietor  Bar Supplied with the Best   Wines, 1st Avenue >: >: .-: Ladysmith B.C.  Liquors and Cigars. -  ���������J   ���������   mmCmmm,,       Sn.  RESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at.any hour  Meals 35c. and Upward  D. Spencer,  Nanaimo, Limited  Best accommodation  for  transient  rod permanent ��������� boarders and lodgers.  QRAND       HOTEL  md1 Tnis new Hot*cI has bcen comfort*  mu.'a ''y burnished and tbe bar Is up-to-  fMC'd'te. Rates 51.00 a day and ������p-  ^CT w \rds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  H-*������]__ad������ :������������������: '���������: ������������������: >-: Ladysmith  OUR FACTORY  19 SUBSTITUTE FOB  LEI  -."jVTothing but good  *^ honest leather can  find a placs in a Leckie  Boot  What's thaiiPQ of anything else for a Western  Miner, Logger, or Pros"  I pector? When far away  from the "busy haunts of  man he needs footwear  that will not go back on  him  Leckie Eoofcs are just  such Boots They are a  western productfor west--  tern people*  For sale by a! I dealers  WHOLESALE BY  LTD.  VANCOUVER. B. C.  j&SStSm^lWkWtmVBIimBSl  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that I. thc  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 hotel, located in Cedar District, to  Enoch  Sage,  of Nanaimo.  JAMES  YATES,  Cedar  District, Nov.   7th,, 1905.  M. R. SIMPSON  Solicitor,  Ete.  Monty fo    Loan  "mil!--;  Smoke LitUe IV Cigars.  Appointments may be made at any  time for dental work at Dr. Dier's  on  High street st  The Cherry Riiband. S- R. Crocket's  latest book, and The Passing of the  Race, by D \V. Higgins.at Knight's  Cook Store.  direct From Francer-Tooth, shaving,  hair   and   clothes . brushes.A splendiid  assortment at the Ladysmith Pharmacy.   ������������������0-; ;    -    *        ":  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,  111., U.S.A.  THEJONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Good Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GA-TACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Ratea $1.25 and$1.50-  Free bus to ail steamboat landings and  railway depotB.   Electric can eyery fiv<  minutes to all parts of  the city.   Bs������  and table.unexcelled.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT ST., VANCOUVER B, 0.  EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, OCT. 21st, 1905.  Trains leave Ladysmith for Victoria, and all intermediate stations at  9.10_a.m. daily, and at 4.00 p.m. on Wednesdays, SatMidalys and Sundays. ���������, ,1 ��������� ���������  Trains leave Ladysmith for Wellington and all intermediate stations  at 11.57 a.rh..daily,, aid at 6.00 p.m. on 'Wed 124 days, Saturdays and  Sundays. .;...,  . .EXCURSION TICKETS ON SALE TO AND FROM ALL STATIONS  good fax going journey Saturdays and Sundays, returning not later than  the following Moasay. , 1   Steamer Joan r  ���������        ��������� 11 . -     ... /     ,   ���������  Sails frsne Ladysmith for Vancouver every Saturday-at G.00 a.m.. and  returning sails frstn Vancouver    for  Ladysmith at 2.30 p.m.  'Himnnrr.nn mi . i:.  80 Govt. Street; Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.    .  Dist. Freigbt &. Pass. Agt  "SEEOOyAN"  Leads Them    All  . IN., QUALITY  ,  R.P.mTHET,|  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA. :-::���������: :���������: .���������: :���������B.C.  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell &,Woobank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly First ClaM.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  Fire Proof    Building*.  HOTEL LELAND  (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  TO FERNIE,   B. C.  Bead UOwn Read Up  9 p.m. Lv. Victoria Arr. 4.0011.111.  S.oe p. in. Lv.. Seattle Arr. 9.00 a.m.  jf.ti p. m, Arr. , Rrerett Arr. 7.30 a.m.  9.30 a. in. Atr. SPOKANE Arr 7,45 J.-.IU  6.2s p.m Arr.   Rexford   Arr 12.30 p. 111.  8.10   p. m.'Ar.    Elite   Arr. ioj42a. 111.  ,.oa p.m. -Arr. * Fernie ��������� l.v.9.55 a, in.  ONE NIGHT  To all Kootenay Points     ^  iyio  NIGHTS  To .Winnipeg and St.'Paul    i  '' 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     Cars  Through    tickets and'baggage checks to an points.  Steamship Tickets  For tickets,* maps, berths  reservations and complete  'information :caii on or ad-  .   dress.   '_���������;  S. Q.Yerkss       E. R. Stepben  A.G.R.A. G.A.G.N. Ry  SeatUs Victoria, .B.C.  HENKYS NURSfRIES  NEW CROP-r  Home Grown 8c Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and FLOWER]  SEEDS,* -  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  r ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HODODENDRONS, ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS. |  For Sprlntr planting. - Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue Iiet.  8010 Westminster-Road',  Vancouver.  TICKET   OFFICE  hr  Government and Yates Sts  VJGT03IA, B. C  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  3  ���������North  One of which is the famous  Coast Limited"  Tickets on sale to ai;  Eastern  and-  Southern points at lowest rates.    -  Up-to-date     Pullman    and     Tourist'  sleepers      on ail trains.   Diking Car  service  Unsurpassed.  Steamsnip tickets  on sale to  and  from all European Points.   Cabin accommodation, reserved by wire.  CHRISTMAS   RATES   NOW    IN  -EFFECT-   x  For further particulars call or  write the office; Phone MaiD 156.  A.' D. Chariton "    E.   E. Blackwood  A.G.P.A, N.P., General Agent  Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.G  '-a^*^**-^.*^-.**^^^  TH6 CITY MHRK6T  1  R. Williamson Prop  isl Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  I      THE TYEE COPPER CO, Ltd.  J ' _____ : _���������__      .  | PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  $ SILVER ORES. '/  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  WM. MUNSIE, President J. W.  COBURN, Man.  Director  "Telephone^.  The   Ladyjmith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK    AND  LADY SMITH-Shingles  a  Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers     of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned   and   Kiln  Dried   Flooring     and  Fiatehlng    L_msar  ia    Stock.  cTWONEY TALKS*--  AS LOUD TO US   AS   ANYONE. ,  IF YOU ARE PAYING CASH FORYOTJR  MEAT YOUR DOLLARS W  ILL   GO  FURTHER   IF  YOU  BUY FROM US   Our Gash Prices Gannoi Be Beaten   PAN NELL  &    PLASKET7  i  i  | DUNCANS STAIICN.  ���������*���������      Vancouver sand, B. G,  PAINTINO,       PAPEkHAtSGlNO  ETC.  Work done, properly and at righi  prices. ; Shop and residence In reai  of Ladysmith Hotel. 1 .'.���������,.  Z-.; j^iik'. SMITH,; Prop ';  fiAY SCHOOL.  Are You  Qoino; East  Then b������, sure your tickets read   vl������  tbe  Nflffl WESTEM  The only line now making UNION  DEPOT connections, at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS with the  through    trains    from    the    PactfU,  CoaSt.-  :.;;���������::  '--;1^^T;'-:^'-.-,7;;'.^..:,'.-::v-'-7  THE     SHORTEST     LINE,  TH,  FINEST  TRAINS,   TIIE7 LOWEST  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.  : -.    BETWEEN ''; v  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CH_  Usual subjects; taught; also Ian  guages, drawing Inv pencil and crayons, paint ng in Oils aad water col^ jCAG0>   OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  (and ALL POINTS EAST.  : For complete information ask your  local agent or write,  ors, pianoforte-and vocal lessons giy-  en in classes ������r individually.'  HEAD OFFICE  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  General Manager.  I  %  K_r#*!-_r������*'_rf*'-^������!'<i-������5'-fe 9>&K&K&������i&*: Ki^Pi^K^Pi^K^^^K'^PiiirKi^^t  V    MISS BERTRAM,  Udvsmlth. B  C.  II yau like���������������������������;[  A smooth, easy shave, an even,  vrell-flnisfied beard trim, a good  bath,.or a stylish Hair-cut.  You will go to-V  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PAYORS  HIGH STREET.  F-W. PARKER  General  Agent,  no 2nd Ave., Seattle.  G  Ladysmith  O.YUEN  Merchant Tailor  ^   ��������� ���������   p5f*        B.  C.  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE it CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE,  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLTl  BAKED ANB FRESH,  Csnfectionary of all kinds.  Orders takea for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.  ..Oea ers in  Pianos and  HARTLEY   GISBORNE  Member Can.   Society of   Civil Engineers  Member Institution of Electrical Engineers,", England  Member  International  Electrical  Congress   at St. Louis, 1904  ���������Electrical Engineer���������  P.O.BOXaST.  - ,     ,        MDYSM1TH, Bi G,  I  -:o.  Mannfactureris of the Famous  CUBANS BLOSSOn  Nane ba   Vnion Labor   Kmploye_  n. j. BO-DTH, Prop  Organs..  Ladysn.ith, B.C  Dr.-Dier can be found at anytime  at his office on High street. His den-  tal   work  is giarantcwl   10  be first-  s���������  class and rates reasonable  HILBERT DAILY; LEDGER  if  K.  I  ���������4-H'tH*-H--Hi���������>���������:��������� ��������� ���������!��������� ��������� ���������I-H-HxK- ������I^***?'-^^r^!,',H'M'������*-*  Union  Brewing Co  NANAIMO    B. C.  flanutVacturers of^the  T  t In |British Columbia  * Lager  Beer   and Porter1    Guaranteed! Brewed  ������  % from the   Best Canadian  Malt   Run   Hops  f'l.s  ���������������������������*���������<  An Xmas Tip  You can guess a' g noil many    tinies and not hit upon a"  I     gift which would bring a more hearty,  THANK YOU1  ������rom Mother, than a piece of this new China.     We think  i i  you can decide oi:  ono of   thcs������,'    JLS3I  W..UU .���������,ltl.ll  BAVARIAN  MONBIJOU  Its rich dark shades of Royal   Blues     make an     attractive  .for the  charming decoration of dainty apple blossoms.  Bon-Hon Boxes���������2   sizes,   $1.00.  i[.l 25 Each. i  .   ,     Teapot.  Sugar  and  Crc am���������per Set, $1.00.  Chocolate Jugs���������Each  $3.75  Dread   and   Butler   Plates,  1 siz.es, from S7.50 Dozen  Cako  Plates.  2  styles���������   SI 25, -j^.OO Each  Celery Trays���������Each  $1.75.  Cracker Jars���������Each  $2.r>0.  Brush and   Comb  Trays Each $2.50  Salad Bowls, 2 sizes, $l.7.r>, $2 25 Each.  ^���������^H'L  !���������>. II. H'U. 4      C   I     ���������   ���������^tm^tmimm <~'K'J*m**mm*qmimfm^*nmVmyimmJt9mmp?mimW>jm  Miners' Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short;    notice.   Drill Sharpened  by ii?  ' -  ways gives satisfaction. Picks hand! ed and repaired.  Ships rriittii rig   irx   a]i     its    JBranties  tiorseshoers and Genera! Blacksmitns.  R. LAWSON  Buller Street   -    -    -  Ladysmith, b C  *> 4 444-f-f ������������������"���������-44-4 4-f-t-f-H-t-f-t--������-*"���������"������������������ 4������������������i  - ������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������-*������������������<������������������  LA C /S MI TH TR AN S FE R STA B LE  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD^ ^mQKNITUREJ MOVED PROMPTLY A   ND  SAFELY.    ~~'    ;  Stables in the rear of the Lat?      ysmith hotel.     Leave orders at   the   1  Abbots ford. ' '  A. J.^WASKfcT, PROP |  fcc********^***^  f      LIVERY, BOARDINO AND  I        .'    SALES STABLES  *  EXPRESS   WORK   A SPECIALTY.  |     DAVID JOHNSON  tt . . .' ..-;'...'������������������,       . ... ������������������ -  ��������� '  *PHONE 66  LADYSMIT  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  BUGGIES  FOR HIRE ���������:���������:  :���������: See J. KEMP, or leave orders vith  BLAIR &  ADAM  .FIRST AVENUE  ���������<       'PHONE 2-4.  W. SILER.  GENERAL LXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  "" WORK PROMPTLY  nr>-^  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  f>im m KT7X3 "?ckH f!\ n ?ric!3 ������Sh DESIGNS v  r^J������T^il H *f>? TRADE.MAftKS ,  VB*$������ a PF BW H re1������ AND COPYRIGHTS <  is   ������FiU SI feiaaw IS  "W       OBTAINED      j;  f ADVICE AS TO PATENTABiLiTY EFi^Br9* |F'V-'  l> Notice in "Inventive Ago" aa KtL Kl KjB ������������������  I* Book "How to obtain Patents" gj IS 3 5������2S eari '  . Cliargcs moderate. No fee till p.itent is secured. 1  [ Letters strictly coniidcntuiV. Address,  [ E. G. Sl&GERS, Patent Lawyer. Washington, D. C.'  BOOTS Jand SHOES  AT RIGHT PRICES  Repa'ring and Making   o  Order a Specialty      j.  THOHAS  MCEWAIS  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  THE PROVINCE OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA, 1905  The most     western province of thc tion   was  only   178,657   souls,   includ-  Dominion      of      Canada   is,   roughly ing 18,000  Chinese and Japanese, and  speaking, seven     hniidred miles north twenty.five thousand Indians, eo that  and     south,'   by four     hundred miles it^wili %p     seen that the white popu-  from     cast to      west, comprising the i.,jlf,n  ,,r      ,������ nnn  ������������������    ,j       i,  '        " I.U10H of     ldj.OOO  is aitogetherinsig-  ien.toiy  east      of  -.ho Rocky  moun- 1Il/icant ln     comparison wit,h thc ,^.  tains to   the  Pacific Ocean,  from   the r to,y ,0     ,;c ���������evcl   ^      Less   ,  .rty-n.iith   parallel,   south   of   wh.cl, 0I1C   ,,CI  ccnt of Ul3     aCeragehas ycL  m   .:*l       Vancouver   Island   extends. llCcn dcvc,oped a������; fftrms J       ^  lo  tic oath degree of north latitude, ar,a   oS  ��������� im,jroved     ]and w  constituting the northern  boundary of as jn,[ 57,5x1 acres.  ' , ���������  Hie recently  discovered  soul fields  of      Ajinm.r  h-i<5   ' lvwi' fr���������~,   +1    .-    1  -\tlin   and  sei-xrillne them   from   the ������ ���������������   t,ie llrs'L   a   -ttaua*   A8 Dotn prisoners denied their  Ai in.  and sc-aiat.ng them, fiom  the -nf,si, conspicuous     part in the indus.    guilt and even torture failed to extract  1 UKOII.       i.hf:    l;vtti������|-    lii'ino    /.finc;l.i 1 iil,p,-l     j...-. -  ...���������., ���������_ * ,__     . ... _   .  ('(iute a general movement of the most  enterprising young Canadians to this  prowncp of golden i)iomisc  To aid in the dissemination -al in  foruiation of tins nature lis lhc oh  .-ect of this \p too brief write-uj. of  British Columbia���������Korth Vtuncouver  Express.   -o   *~ THE DEATH DICF      ���������  A  Strance   Story   Tliot   Comes   Fr������i  the Seventeenth Century.  A notable exhibit in the Berlin Ho- j  benzollern museum consists of -the famous "death dice." About the middle  of the seventeenth century a beautiful  young girl was murdered, and suspicion fell on two soldiers, Ralph and  Alfred, who were rival suitors for her  hand.   Aa both prisoners denied their  Yukon, the latter beino constituted tries'o.^his province. In the-year  a separate territory, outside the pro-  180,   lllp tolal vicl{| f t  .vincc of British  Columbia. evcer-ded     i���������,(���������   m*���������-       ,  ,rhr    ,. ���������        r  t������   i- i   /���������< ,     .���������      ���������      e-x'-(-f0(!'1     twenty  million dollars  for  I he area -  oi  Butish Columbia,  in-   the vc.ir  ciudmir lakes and rivers as well as Tne ' fisheries yielded in 1901 tbe  the land, is 3/2.G30 square miles, niag.uhce.it tofai'of W 942 77l-stm  which     is ffreater     tha/, that-of anv  flU()Lillfi from   ,flc   offlci     ' '  other province  of the iMminion.  Que-   ihe  ���������e;isi|, .   ,     L*U1"!:'    oi  hvv comes     cics.-st w.th a lota, area      The t.ml-cr   wealth  of this province  o.   o:,I.S7d   s-.-iarc imhs:  and   Ontario   ranks   l.u-h      amount ,ts   marvelous  k,.s   hut   2(10.802;   IM.untoba  cm) races   eiuiowmen.s   hv   nature   There       Z  but  ..l,/:-j2 square  m.ics.  New  P.rims-   about   100 sawmills  in operation  'the  jy,ck 27 985. x���������Vtt Scotia  2,,I2S.  and   animal cutting runnin, from ^ 'no     '  I'r.me Edward      Is.a.���������l 2.184.      With  odd  to ISO.000,000  feet   There       I'  popnlatioM      comnunsu.aHc   wilh   the   U75 Sl|liare mllcs  0r tiinberland lea*o  c.aenl, and  nal.irai  resources,  it   may   while the  ��������� lota.     area of forest and  be  wen   understood  that  Brittal,   Co.-  w.odiand     is set down bv th   il ,nX  a confession from either Prince Fred  erick William, the kaiser's ancestor, decided to cut the Gordion knot with the  dice box. The t*w0 soldiers should  throw for their iiTes, tb������ loser to be  executed as the murderer. The event  was celebrated with great pomp and  solemnity, and tbe prince himself as-  ���������isted at this appeal to divine intervention, as it was considered by ever.jr-  " the ei-rujaf-d tbemssl"; ci,  be  very great pro-  unihia     *.von!i  vincc indeed  Ciiinatia docs much for British Columbia. In fact, we have an kinds of  climate. Tl depends whether you  are     'oca ted    in   the  \alicvs     of tbe  at 285.55'!  s-vuare  ion      statistician  nii'es.   *  It will     thus be seen ^Jiati there-is  no limit     to     the possibiilities of this  province, and     especially the building  "'-/- 0I" Norlli     Vancouver   when nnnn  iiiountains,  or high ���������p the mountains, latIon  arrhM to deWop'ItW,ICn P������PU  oi  on U'c pk,',-~. ri- on ..ho islands or|    Dl8tanco from     ^ ^^  on  the     coait.as       lo the tempcra-  1'i.res y,,u come in contact wath.  "Vancouver     Island, in  the Pacific  Ocean,   occupies'somewhat   the  same  position  in   relation  lo  the.  American  Continent  thai, Great Britain, in  thc  Atlantic,     docs to  Europe; lying  between nearly     the -same  parallels  of  laibtude   The temperatures correspond  very closely      with    ih'se      found   in'  parts o,f     England:  the summers are  i'1'Uite as     long, and severe frost very  seldom occurs.     Crossing the straits  or Georgia' t0 the mainland and con^  s deniig   the*  country      south   of thc  Canadian Pacific Railway wc are still  in latitudes coiresponchng to'.the southern      half of     England.     We bore  ���������find a warm ^   summer, and a winter  increasing "ii/severity  as   we  ascend  thc Eraser valley and reach thc higher levels. To thc eastward of the  Coast     Range in      the-Yale'and West  Kootenay <bstnets thc climate is distinctly     different;   the     summers arc  wanner 0nd     the winters arc colder,  and the rainfall  rather scant; bright  (by weather is .the rule.   Thccoid������or  winter is. however,  scarcely ever   se-  vcie;*.and the hottest days of summer  are rendered      pleasant from the fact  ili'il    the air's     dry arc!  the  nights  aie cool   '���������  AI    1lic census of   1901,  the popuia-'  giation has prevented the influx of  eager huaniU* winch would have been  ���������experienced in territory similarly ra-  ���������*orcd, .situated anywhere but. in the  extreme west of tin's continent, by-  yond the limit of the ordinary home-'J  seekers'  r'anpje. ' I  To anyone coiuersant with the con-'  ditions in other places, whether these'  be the old.settled provinces of Cana-'  da or slates     of   the   American  Un-1  ��������� M-Afto was grrea ffi* nnsx ra-w, an^  hu  drew  sixes,   the  highest possible  number,  and   no doubt felt JubUaut.  Tbe dice box was then given to Alfred,  who fell on his knees and prayed aloud:  "Almighty   God,   thou   kuowest   I   air  Innocent.   Protect mc, I beseech thee!**  Rising to bis feet, he threw the dice  with   such   force  that  one   of   tbeln  broke iu two.   Tbe unbroken one showed six, the broken one also showed six  on tho larger portion, and the bit that  had been split off showed one, giving  a total of thirteen, or one more than  the throw of Ralph.   The whole audience thrilled with astonishment, while  the prince exclaimed,  "God has spoken.'" Ralph, regarding the miracle as a  sign from heaven, confessed, his guilt  and was sentenced to death. It Is probable that Alfred ever after did  not  number himself among those who look  upon thirteen as an unlucky number.���������  London Tatler.  w  December Bargains  Just received ,,y Express, the ".ea Iiii* or Lad.es Neckwear and  iJeilb you ever w,,sh t0 see. Just the thing for Xmas presents. Come  and gel u,lu (Jhorce before they are an gone, as we have a limited  quantity.  Ladies Belts-Sizes 22 to 3fr  We have many other  articles suitable for Gifts  c^VIen's Handkerchiefs  Home-made Opera Shawls, JeweL  ry and Silvei ware, Silk Umbrellas i n  Gold and Pearl Handles  Gents' Braces handsomely worke d  With flowers etc. etc.  NOTICE  COUPONS  GIVEN  AWAY      WITH  EVERY  PURCHASE.  THIS  WILL  GIVE  YOU A  CHANCE TO GET SILVERWARE      AND  JEWELRY  FOR   CIIRISTMA  S PRESENTS  FREE OF  CHARG3  B������ 5. Weinrobe,  HIGH STREET,  LADYSMITH, B.   C.  From     this  date  the undersigned  ���������:on,  or  ' with  stronger     application'  wiI1  not be  responsible for any instill the over-crowded centres .of non-'^i,in)  uialion     .nthcoldwo������d  "tepZ        toBM     inCurred ^P* on      a  that ii-*    the     advantages offered  by wntten or0er signed by the secretary  BWti'sh   Columbia      were  understood,   Rowland MacMn  I hey   would prove sufficiently  attrac-      , "  Live to draw to this extreme west a I     Vm L EXPLORATION A DEVEL-  iaige proportion of the best class of  scttlement now, directed towards  Eastern Canada, the new provinces,  or  the *  territories, as well  as to in-   Victoria, B.' C  OPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  May 18th, 1905.  VANCOUVER  CHURCH NOTICES  ���������PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Rev. R. Boyle, pastor.  Morning Service���������11 a.m.  Evening sen ice���������7.30   p.m.  Evening   Service���������7   p.m. -\  Bible study class,  Wednesday evening  at  7.30.  CHURCH OF ENGLAND.  Morning Service���������11 a.m.  Children's  Sunday  School���������2.30.  Evening service and sermon���������7 p.m.  ��������� o '   METHODIST CHURCH.  ji'X'f-il i\f%  Cough Remedy  The Children's Favorite  ' ���������CUBES���������  Coughs, Colds, Croup and  Whooping Cough. ���������  Tlilg remedy is fainnus for its euros ov*r  a Inrgo part of tlio clvilizod world. It win  always Do dopeiiilod upon. It contains m,  opium or othor harmful tlrus and :uny bo  given us couailenliy to u baby as to an adult  Price 25 cts; Large Size, 50 cts.  AND  Its    Great    Resources  No part of British Columbia today offer.** so many advantages'to the  investor, as docs  VANCOUVER ISLAND.  Its vast and varied natural wealth'"has never been as yet thoroughly  appreciated-by reason of the fact that it has ne vet been promiently laid  before the public.  C0AL (GOLD  TIMBER '      SILVER  "SHi '���������-        iron  ���������������������������'"   ��������� ��������� ' .; **���������  GAME , COPPER  Done Promptly an  WELL  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  At  THE  LEDGER  Office  RYE ALL   KINDS PEARS  A. WONDERFUL SOIL FOR SMALL      FRUITS    AND      BERRIES.  Thc Canadian Pacific Company will   adopt  a lhberal   land   policy,   and  tht     1,500,000 acres controlled     by    them will be disposed of on reason-  6Ie  terms  to actual settlers  Government lands caii.be secured    and      money can  be made by  those  who desire anew home in a country   possessing the  BE5T CLIMATE  In the World  I  \-^ssiss^^ssss!Ets^/jimmsmi������^ss^^s-.  -o-  ���������  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 of the great coal mining    district;     a beautiful Harbor,  where hundreds of great colliers come in   each  year.  LADV      ITU  1st    Avenue  IT  IS THE JUNCTION OF THE      LINE    FROM    VICTORIA   TO  VANCOUVER, and will continue to  grow in Importance as the Island is  v.  developed.  Subscribe tor and read THE DAILY LED6ER, LADYSMITH, B   C.  Public  Notice  Attention Is called to the  fact that the -���������������*..-  Ogilvie   Flour fli'SSs Co ,   Limited  makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD   FLOUR,     have for some time  past been producing flour in a  vastly improved and purified  form  by the aid of ELECTRICITY '    ��������� ,  and having secured control of   all the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of advising the public that any unr.utb-  orized users of the electrical   flour purifying processes  will be prosecuted.  OgilvieTlouirMills CompanyXimited  are tlie    only    mill3.?3 in Oaaadawh)33      Flour  ��������� purified by tne   elejtHB prjoaa's THE   DAILY   LEDGER  as  LOCAL ITEMS  Have your Xmas Photos taken NOW.  Studio  open  until  next  Monday.the  2611).  FRTCKE  & SCHENCK  i__r__ -  Games at Knight's Book Store.  Mr.  J. Thomas  was a passenger lo  Victoria this morning.  ���������Work was resumed in the mines this  niorninrr  Mr.   Jesse Evans returned from  trip clown the line this morning.  _*jy-_*efe*__e*r:!- ���������* "���������>���������.  -J  LOOK OUT FOR  OUR  Mr.   I.   Whit combe   was   a passenger  to Nanaimo  at noon today.  The .members of the Excelsior Dane  ing Club hold their regular dance on  Wednesday evening next.  Doir;   . irgct   the   L\.n:c   c.:i December IGth, and thc     Mas-j'-ierailc Ball  on January  Isi, both lo  be given  by  the City Band.  Toy Book at Knight's Book Store.  (  h  Ven.     Archdeacon   Scrivcn   passed  through  on  the noon train bound  for  French Creek.  Invitations are being received local  ly from the Olympic Club to a dance  lo be given ])y thai, organization  iVi'.aimo shortly.  t  in  he Ladysmith Hardware Co.. Ltdt  ^C. N. Jones and W. R. Phillips, of  Vancouver ai-e registered at the Abbots ford.  The  proprietor  of  the  Pilot  Hotel  announces'that  target shooting    for  turkeys  and praise , will he |hcld on tbe  hotel grounds  on  Decern her  25th  and  26th and  January  1st  and  2nd.  The city council has had a sidewalk  constructed at the foot of r.adcn-Po-  well si reel. In the winter time in  the past it has been impossible al.  most tn traverse t'.iis part of the  street, it being very wet and muddy,  so the residents of that section will  doubtless greatly appreciate the improvement.  Smoke Little B. Cigars.  Seattle's Great  Papers  rtiE  DAILY  SUNDAY  TUNC- A WEEK  f<  PI"  ' ���������������___���������  IrttJELLIG-NCER  D<iiiy Pc  ?5(  n  In publishing thc names of the nc-,.'-  ly elected ollicers' of the Ladysmith  aerie of Eagles last evening, an error was made, and Mr. J, Stewart  was stated tp have been re-electvd j  vice-president. Mr. Hugh 'Ihorr.lcy  was appointed to that position and ^  Mr. Stewart was re-elected  treasurer'  ~"nv .*.JJG"__R' __    'ost-lHldlltHi-oer, i'i tc 20 Pa*������   ���������  'ubiishes the fullest iele_raj._'c  news from all parts of the world  All the ciate and local news. Dally  and Sunday edition, 78c per month.  Sunday PosMnieilJiencer, 40 to 5tt P������ftes  The largest and most eomplsts 8__>  day paper north of San Vranelaoo.  Special departments ef Uterattora,  of fashion, of women's news. ���������__->  day edition, $2.00 par year.  Tw:ce a Week Port-IntdllfteBcer  All the news of tha _rssk la ooneiea,  detailed form. THE TWICE A  "WEEK EDITION 18 T__B BE__  TWICE A WEEK ?A!_3B PUBLISHED ON THE PAOHTO 00A8-.  Writs for sample copy aad to soap  vlnc-ed. Suh-criptlon pries*, |*LO*  psr year. ^      ^  Ail FestrcastersWHTakeSuWulptliM  p;S3f-XRT_l������OiNCE2 CO., Seattle, Waslt  s   _    WESTOW. Business _C_na-rsr.  TOY LA  Our window will give you  a faint idea of the variety  of Toys we have this year  But you must come insi  and see Toyland in  swing  See the hundred different Mechanical Toys al|  going through their part-  Merrj-Go-Rounds-The Crying Doll-Loop the Loop, etc  s  NOTICE  SHOHK  Gome in and see them-TOY  from 5c, fo $1.00  Walter* &  Akenhe������_d  ,  8am?lc C-Mt.es Vrz?.  Write for -its  *l  as exciting and a more pleasing game.  to walcli, while the dangerous fcatur  NOTICE is hereby given that aa amplication 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, r purchase, construct and operate the undertakings  of   the Vancouver      aad  Coast-Kootenay     .Railway Company;  the Alberni     and Gowichaa Railway  Company; the Kamloops A_AtliaRail  way Company; and the Midway    and  Vernon Railway  Company; aad to acquire all the rights, powers and pri-  viliges of the said Companies;      and  with   power   to. exercise all  the powers contained  in the Acts  ol lncor-  H poration of the said Companies; and  with power to acquire, purchase, coa-  sti)uct  and  operate the undertaking  ol any   other Railway Comiwry    or.  Companies;  and with power to   suV  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 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 tlie  Company's  assets  by any form of security; and  jwith    power  to  promote any  Railway Coirjpany or Companies, or    to  I amalgamate  with  any Company'    or  Companies; and with all, the     other  and necessary powers conducive to tbe'  carrying out of the Company's undertaking.  Dated at Victoria, B. C, this 22nd  ;dav of November,  1905.  I    '   ROBERTSON        ROBERTSON,  Solicitors  for  the Applicants.'  ���������" i������ 199 "!**? V-- ���������    '   ���������������������������������������������*���������������������������  r We have a few Ladies' Wrappers  left which we are) selling out at  ^Ydiarchbice of a Good Wrapper in  F&flSiifette^Frint or Sateen, Assorted  Cblorsi  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  GATACRE 8T  LADYSMITH  *___a:^^������M___*_*?*T?rnw_!-*ji*__jj_i  /(.-'/-*.,  ' -V-  W. G. Fraser  *_������������������  <  NOTICE is hereby given that an application will be made ,to the Leg-  ..  es  are reduced  In  a minimum.  barked  shin   is about   as serious      an  injury as an  Association player ever  sustains.    .                                                islative Assembly of the Province of  Should the expcr.'mcnt  at  Stanford British Columbia' at    its next, ses-  result as   thc Stanford Club hopes it'sion for an Act to revive, ratify and  will,   Association  ball  is apt to   at-  i i  tain   to crcat  popularity,   and   to   be  uwu   i* yu    ii /. .    d exj,en<j,ng the time for commenc*:  adopted as the  inter-collegiate  game.- "        & . ....-<-  ' i*i* '''''.L_"''itV  MerchantTailor,  (ist|Avenue) ���������  Fail iSfock  on   hand. Call early and  get your choice  confirm the Cowicha'n-Alberni    . and  'Fort Rupert Railway- Company Act,.  Vsjv*���������t-VKV*** **��������� ���������*��������� * V-*V-'-  a ���������������������  -.������i,\ \ % v**v*%*cr_*_,^,<������������,*v  ready.   Knight's  During  the recent lay-ofT a   number  of  local   sports  spent  much   time   in  the bush,  and  in many cases k->,I excellent   sport.   On  thc  mountains   at  the' back  of Ladysmith deer arc  said  to be  fairly   plentiful   this  year,   and  a   number have beeen shot in     that  section.  Some have also been brought  into  (own   from  the  opposite side  of  the  bay     and   from  the Oyster  district.       Birds   arc said  to  be scarce  this year.    Fishermen do not 'Stem to  have been blessed with such good luck  although   some   of   the \ery   knowing  ones have  brought  home  some good  bankets.  1906   Diaries - now  Hook .Store  | -^���������-o   i     Can and    inspect my Xmas,Cards,  lhc    hrst  in      Ladysmith.     Knight's  I'.cok Stoie.  ;k���������7b:  __:"_  -o-  ���������I*c   71*������������������  WT5  Smoke IJig 13.  Cigars.  The  Ci(,y lV.r.d  ,     /d'-ie  hoi iir.,'-  dance    on  11.p   -   * n-in/  of   Dccer '<ec  16th.  but  will  i.yl.   ho'.il  any ecu... I  o-.- dance   on   December 23rd  owing to  ,t_c fact that, the public will proba- |  bly  desire  to   make their   Christmas i  purchases  on that evening.    On New-  Year's night  they will hold a Grand  Masquerade   Ball,  when several splen  did     prizes will' be awarded.   Beginning  with   the   third   Saturday   evening     of   January   the  Band   purpose  holding' either a Concert and dance or  a dance   on every  first  and third Saturday   of each month   during  the  iiuiindei"  of the -winter season.  SJ^ >.!��������� Nl/ Nt/ \./ V������>- -..���������        M' NJ^ St/ *-*.������  -.���������K    ���������K"~7?*n    ?K    tt    tt    ''K   7;-^    ^.v    '.\    ^������*  FOOTBALL���������  Doubtless owing in a measure     to  the  loud  protest  and    serious   agitation against the American form      of  football  adopted  for  all professional  and intercollegiate games,  the Stan-  f *rn Club of this city will attempt a  gradual  introduction   of   the   Association  game,   says   the  San  Francisco  Bulletin.    If the  introduction   is sue-'  ccssful    the     Associat on game will  ,  j.-robably     within  a short time sup- I  plant .the ferocious and offtimes fatal  contests  As an incentive, for  the taking up  of  Association football, the/ Stanford  Club will offer a valuable trophy   to  hc played  for at the lnterclass- game  oil  the    Stanford .campus'some time  in January     or February.' .The club  has   appointed   a committee,  consisting of George Crothers;  Archie Rice  and Oliver C. Morton", to select a suitable trophy and  take charge of the  general arrangements  for  the  initial  Association game.  It is announced that at this game  no admission fee will be: charged��������� The  players will - provide their.own suits,  the expense of which .will be but trivial. ,!it will be the attempt of the  Stanford Club t.o eliminate from the  Assoc fction game the oonYimercial features which have in a degree spoiled  past contests.  In Association football there is no  handling of the pigskin with the  hands. The ball is kicked or punted  by the body. There is no,running or  bucking,  and   "downs'"  do not occur.  Enthusiasts  claim  tlifc-t it is  fully  In  that cent  the enemies  of       the  "grid"   will  probably     become     its  friends, and  the newspapers will have  ...             ,  , f ���������,��������� ,��������� and to empower the  fewer caS'js of injury and fatality to 'l_A   .^   J., .  #_  report.  BASEBALL���������  The baseball  season in   the Pacific  Coast League ended on Sunday aflci'  eight   months of weary firind  fans  and players all  over  the circuit  ing construction of the said railway,  and .of expending ten per cent.  of the Com-pa-ny's capital thereon-  Company to ex  tend its railway from any point on  its line to the City of Victoria,' ar  to any point on Esquimait Harbor;  or in the alternative to incorporate  a Company to build the. line of'railway Jiftt out in the Act of Incorporation of the said Company, with the  and thc extension hcreinicfore '-mentioned, and  with  all >the powers contained Ib tbe  OBKRTSON A  ROBERTSON,  Solicitors   for   the   Applicants.  IVfmMW^ai������<mw^smBima&  ������������������ c'  -H4_ftB'HlQtiK TIME TO CHOOSE  tGUP XMAS GJFTS  Is. mow, w_aa yV>ao_B examine'at your leisure tbe feast of Beauty  that we have.provided for   those who wish  tp choose  JEWELS  aad RICH DESIGNS ,IN; JEWELRY. Our stock in ALL its branches is WELL ASSORTED ' and Up-To-Date.  HATCHES,  CHAINS,  LOCKETS,   BROOU1IRS      BRACELETS,  NECKLETS,   RINGS,   SCARFyPlNS,  LINKS,  T01L13T SOTS of  '���������Airstyla-T' "*" ���������* "  '/  rc-  I have n:(\v got a  of Bound Books.  Store.  good  assortment  Knight's   Rook  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the low  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, on ft*  Eiplanadi.  o James Warnodc  PAINTING   AND  VAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done-  <*_?.  RCEDDING  Orders  Promptly   Txecutec'  - ���������-   LADYSMITH  JgiA. HOWE,���������ofCIiEJVlAINUS, has opened the MEAT-  MARKET lately    run  by W. Ward, on Roberts street  : WITH A FULL LINE OF FIRST CLASS MATS  ���������_  I..  ^Pork and Sausage a Specialty  A TRIAL SOLICITED  A.    HOWE  i ��������� Phone SO  30M0HK  -IN FANCY 60XES-  Prices Ranging From���������  -JOc. to $2.00-  ���������������HCH������  SUITABLE FOR XMA.  PRESENTS  '     ������   ������ ������  We are making a big showing of these goods and recommend tha quality,  are heartily glad of it.   Eight month** Model  Railway  Bill.  of baseball  is io0 much of a        !?ood _   Dated at Victoria,  B.C.,  22nd No-  ihmg,  and oven  if the present circuit  vemher,   1A05.  is continued  another year there  is a  good  betting chance  that thc   playing  season will be shortened.   Some changes   must  be made in  the circuit because Tacoma   and  Oakland arc dead  ones.   The whole qiajstion will       be.  threshed out at  tho meet ng to      be  held   the latter  part  of    this   month  in San Francisco, and a new  deal all  round may be the result.  'J he  post  season series  between Tacoma and Los  Angeles only remains  to wind up the  baseball  season    for  good   this   ycat  on   the Coast.     Last  year     the  post  season  games   ,._���������  ,  jockeyed so flagrantly that even the  'players revolted, big Overall finally  ! serving notice and quitting in dis-  'gust. .When Mike Fisher and       Jim  Morley     got a chance at big gates,'  there is  apt to  be something  doing,  unless  the players  take things      in  their  own  hands'   and  wind  tlie thing  up   on the square  in short order.     If  Emerson shows any  form at all tlie  Tigers should  win   the post     season j    _���������; : : ._ ....,_.  s-eries',   for   Brown   and   Keefe      arc  |  i  pitching good ball.  Los  Angeles has  FOR Rent���������One of the best stores on  a strong  pitching  stall"  and  has       a     First Avenue.  stronger   lot   of batters   than   the Ti : ���������; ~  i-gers, but if the latter arc out to win. $1,000���������-Will  | they vvill come   mighty near doing so  How  they. Finished.  Won Lost  Kindly girt us a Call and Convince Yourself  .Any. Article selected NOW Will be La>d aside for you  '���������:     B.FORCIAiriER  '*���������' ���������   ���������   '   ...  -���������'   WATCHMAKEK,  JEWELER, OPT1CJAN  Fiisii  \v������nuc,    *V   X   X      Ladysmith,   B. C  On First Avenue, just above tlie-Wes-  tern Hotel.  JAPANESE     EMBROIDERED  GOODS  of all kkjids,  including Handkerchiefs,'  were  i       Table-spreads,  etc.  'COMPLETE TEA SETS, VASES,  PICTURE FRAMES and other  Fancy Japaness Goods.  Especially , Adapted    For  Christmas Gifts  We ar flmaklhg them 01 tha N-w_st  .���������;���������*;-:   v' Styles.  Stoves  Pattern and Lates*  Nakashimo & Co.  Los   Angeles     nil  San  Francisco  ......  GO  Oakland   - r>7  Seattle    '18  Portland     '17  Tacoma' ' '13  '12  no  5(i  r><i  53  CO  Pet.  Su 1  .n-ifi  .504  .170  .470  -.-MS  secure a double coraer;  lot with two good houses. Best location in town.  $-l2.*j���������Cash and $'100 mortgage . will  secure a first-clas_ residence on Second  Avenue.  __*  .$50���������Per acre for five, acre..bl-ockt; ������ne  mile from the city. ' ' '*;  % 12���������Per month Will rent three good  rooms n. the Brick-. Block-.,, .wat-er  and  sewen* connections.  ~^&*xj~-  CARLISLE     BLO.K,  'PHONE   2-4  It should be borne in mind that  every cold weakens tbe lungs, lowers the vitality and prepares the  I system for tbe more serious diseases; among which are the two  greatest destroyers of human life,  pneumonia and consumption.  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won its great popularity by its  promat cures of this most common  ailment. It aids expectoration, relieves the lungs and opens the  secretions, effecting a speedy and  permanent cure. It counteracts  amy tendency toward pneumonia.  -    Price 25c, Large Size 5������c   a  ^__*__s_ _B_____ur__________l (ttmmmmm\ f^H_________B__ES_> m\w^A  $37f> will secure a fine residence in the  liest  locality;   only  $2-14   more     to  pay at $12 per month.  Water . ami  all  conveniences.  $7���������A month will rent a good ho.iisa  with four rooms and a good pantry  with water attached.  (        WIS B. ALL KINDS OF FOU NDRY WORK  ,- 0     .-," OuV Prices are Reasona,   ble  ' 8HB OVtt   BTBW ST6VES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  -���������- and at Lsdy������milhrfcHardware^Ccinpany  LADYSniTH   IRON & STOVE WORKS CO,, LTD-  '"*���������������������������'" ' ��������������������������� ���������  MMQPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING REGU_ATIONS.  Coal��������� Coal  lands  may  be purchased^ it f.Sl#: psr^aere tot soft coal   and  $20 for atathraetts.  Not more than  *20 acres can be acquired bj o_e individualor compaay.   Royalty   itthe  rate    ���������( ten cents per ton of 2,000  pounds    shall     he collected on   tho  ���������jross output.   ' ':��������� '  Quartz���������A free, aaiuer's certificate is  granted upon payment ia advance of  (7.59  per  annum  for  aa   individual,  _and fror-^50 to tlttft per aimum for  l* j;o_ip__y'v'.(���������aocjirtjnijrt-M^capi'tal.;  A     free mnet, having discovered  mineral in slaee, aiay locate a claim  1,500 x 1.W0 fejrt.   The tee for  recording a claim is $5.00  :    At least J100 must be expended on  tbe claim each year or paid to thc  date of 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 out-  \  put after it exceeds $10,000.  w. w. Cory,     . )  Deputy  of the Minister of  the In-   )  ������������������rior.   ��������� ^' J  Dr.K.B. Di  Surgeon Dentist  All  work guaranteed, aiid at reason  ftbtfl rates.  High St. Ladysmith;  n  I  OPRN  AT   iVT,L HOURS  BEmVmTmmmmammTm^UmmmmmW>mTaJXrUa*mmmmmm*vmummma  I  NOTICE      OF     DISSOLUTION OF  P ARTN ERSHIP (  NOTICE IS HKREBY GIVEN  that the partnership heretofore existing between us, the undersigned  George     William,*; and      Anthony  J. ,,  \  Deeds,  Wills,     Mortgages,   CoSr  tracts and   Agreements  Drawn"  J. STEWART      {i  Conveyancing     *       Notary PudIIc  Phone,  3.  P.  O. BOX 268     .  mining recorder "tit lieu thereof. When 1 Waskett, carrying on  tf.c business of  $500 has beau  expended  or paid, the! tcamsteis'     under thc firm imtne and  locator  may,   spoa;-haying a survey .style     of     the Ladysmilh    Transfer;  .���������,--.',' ...      ,,    Company,   has this  tlav been dissolv-  roade, and spoacomplying with oth-I ed  by     mutual     conSon.(    Thc said  errequlremenU, purchase the land at;George     Williams  rctirii:,-;  from  the  $1 an acre.     v   K   , I said   partnership,   and   thai   the  said.  The ' patent prerldes for the pay-I Anthony-J. .Waskett will continue on; (  ment of a royalty el 24 per cent on j the same business. A'11 debts ow-<S  the;i_le"S. ling   or   accruing due  to   tlie partner-  PLACER   ial__ig  claims   generally ship are to be paid   to ihe said An-<  tbony      J.   Waskett,      and all claims:  against  thc said   partnership  will bev  paid hy the said      Anthony  J.'Wasi-i  kett.;  Dated at Ladysmith   this  15th clay  of   Novomucr,  A.D.,  1905.  GEO.  WILLIAMS,  ANTHONY   J.  WASKETT.  are 10*8 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yearly.  r may obtain two leas-  for g-ojd of  five miles  m of twenty years, re-  :iha descretipn. of the Minister M _������o intsrtg.r.  The leesee shall have a dredge     in  opera������*_ t������tt_in one season froaa tbe  Afre^i  es to ,Ap6i  each f,4-'*  aewj  ;;. J^-t'^-, *-������������������:���������v ;V-

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