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Array -r  . -*���������������<���������  ���������**'������^,^fc:^^H������r..^   J  ���������*r__r- -- r.?-;<i?    s ���������        .������������������ 11  Daily  .*^wi"*������^.  cp  G* _/'  VOL..2  FRIDAY,   FEB. 2, 1900.  PR.C  MIT  MORE BODIES  ARE RECOVERED  Tug Lome Bound For Victoria With  Seven Bodies of Wreck  Victims Aboard  _S?3^  Commission   Opens   Investigation on  Monday Next-The Kaienj .  Island Scandal  MINERS INSIST  IN HOUSE  IN WAGES  joint -  Victoria, Fcq. 2, (From Our Own  Correspondent)-- Victoria, Ffch. 2.���������  The lay Lome loft BamficUl at si:.  o'clock this inoiniiig with four boJ-  ies from the wreck aboard. Sli.  Culled     in at'the     scene'on her way  dawn and     has i.-akcn on   throe more  bodies.        Sh  evening.  from     Bamfickl r are   idcntif.ed  as F-.  Erickson and J. P. Grahaime, and an-  ing and adjourned '��������� until tomorrow  morning. TIip ik>G*;nission. appoint-  ������._ ���������;���������/ t::_ -Jovern-mcui, to iiiMesi-'^ato  the wreck will hold its first session  on Monday,     Captain CSor������'an pr.sid-  Indianapolis. ' Feb. 1.���������-Tlie  scale committee of thc Central competitive district consisting of West  eiii Pennsylvania, Illinois and Indiana came to a final agreement to  day. It was decided to report  the disag|i-eoiiieiit to a joint conference litter. The operators submitted a final proposition to con-'  linuo   tho pi-cscnL   scale   and     condi-f  IMPORTANT  FOOTBALL  MEETING  D. I. D1VIS  III SICCESM  THUMB  At a special meeting of the Rec-  with a warm receprion, as their  real ion Ground committee last even-  Suij-eap oij-* joj sjopua] *)i[5*;o oij) Sui  ami      leveling  of     apoilion   of  the  ground loaned by the C. P. R. to the  All menihcrs of the football l.'i.',)  and all who are interested in ihe  Club, are requested to attend a u  ing    called    by the    secretary or the  club -this evening. The meeting is ' people of Ladysmith for athletic  to to held' in Campbell's Barker ' grounds, were opened, and the con-  Shop      Esplanade and will  be called Jlraet     was     aWB|||e|,  iQ ^  lions.     Tho  Illinois  operators  ins'.s \io oU,cl at sevc������ o clock shf-fp. Bus-   tenderer,    D. II.     Davis   who iirrees  lo ilo the   work according to specifications  for $({'17.50.  The tender nearest in' price  to that  of the successful bidder was for $05(1.,  ing.       Capt.     Ncwcombc,'whose absence caused delay  in- the' opening of'jforence held   a t     twenty minutes ses  the investigation, 'is now' in Vancou- I siou after the committee adjourned.  ih2   will arrive here this . \Cr and  will, ,bc hero in time for the  Two of the bodies ta'ui   first session! ".  KAIEN ISLAND SCANDAL  The ��������� Commissi* n appointed to in-  other is , thought to be that of Miss 'vestigate K������itn Island scandal met  Van Wyck. The inquest on Sibley, here this morning for" organization  one of the victims,, tp be held by purpose.';. The first business session  Coroner Hart was opwied this menu-   v.ill be held on'Tuesday next.  ,iiess of importance is to be brought  up, and it is hoped that the atltcnd-  unce will hc very large.  ���������. ������������������__o   BASEBALL.���������  An  aiinounc?rnent conies  from Spo-  I'ane to    the effect      that the Northwestern      League has    completed arrangements ��������� to    place ateain  in Vancouver this, season.  President   VY.     II,.    Lucas,    of the  'J"he report  of  tne  scale     comniittcel Northwestern League, has', been work  announcing, a .disagreement was read J ing hard of. late to have a new leag-  od upon a clause, placing; on ' the  miners thc additional cost of mining' coal caused by shot lircrs' bills  and other legislation. The niin,?i-.s  rejected tho proposition unanimously  and stood united against any proposition that did'not give an increase   in  wages.       Thc  joint       con-  BRIGHT FUTURE OF  CITY OF LADYSMITH  Cap lain Mcintosh, Real  Estate Man  and Owner of Property  Locally  Speaks of the  City's Future- Advocates Electric Lighting of  the Town  POLICE ATTACKED BY  FRENCH CATHOLICS  While Putting Into Operation Clause of  French Church And State  Separation. Bill ,  of the! st,-uctl������a8 'to take inventories   of tho  ' U,jopeity'!"of   the.    churches.   Premier  Paris,  Feb.'-.���������Everywhere  in   the' fair* evening,   relative    .to -the   meas  scity  thc actuai putting    into   opera |m'^ which  it ^ was inteiided-.to take  tion,   oi   tuvs clause*   oi  the       church''   ������������������_,,, , -r    .... ��������� ^_     '      '  toproliif-jut ������������������ tho gpvernmont co_i-  und   "State   separation     bill       which .        ���������      .  .    '    missionor in carrying    out.   their u  provides lor   the  uiaking     of thei ,  inventories  of the  properly  churches/ has aroused  a  storm      of  protest. - In several provincial 'par- \^ouviev, replied that, the , authorili  '   iahes  Catholics have gathered  in the ���������������     "*���������*���������  orden  to   u_o  tact .   ^ ami  churches and  made  such strong     re-j moderation     during     the* operation.  sistence   that" the  govorninent    com-   but  that..the governmentpwas      ' de-  nussione.s   were  unable  to-enter.   In   terxnined  to'do it-Vdiity'. .at an  Paris   today   violence  occurred in   costs   even   employing.' armed.   force  '   -several churches,     notably  those    ol ihweessary.      Scenes   violent     in   tho  St.   Roche   and   St.   Clotl.ildc.    .  An  extreme  wore  transpiring  inventory  of  the  property of tae  church   of   St  Roche  has      not   yet  meanwhile  at-the  church  in  of  thc  St.  been mo*de,owing  to the     opposition  Clothilde, near the chamber     of   deputies.   ' The church has   'been  filled  of  thc congregation but  tiio   defend- ] ������ince   early  morning,   the   congregates  of  the latter succumbed      before  io������   including   many   prominent mem-  the energetic   assault of the' bers    of the  nobility,     senators  ami  guards. In the chamber of Pa- | deputies. Before the government  initios tliis afternoon Premier Rou- commissioner appeared a police ofl'i-  vier's i*eply to an interpellation on cer attempted to induce the clergy  the subject' by a socialist deputy to permit the tinvehtory- to be talc  M. ��������� Allai-d, was given amid great en and received ��������� seyeere maltreat-  upioar.    The governnient,    ��������� howe-^^^  secured a Vote of confidence by Mti , and mountod guards 'were ��������� compel-  against 186, af ter the premier had led to adopt the5 sternest, measures;  assured the chamber that the gov- . in[ order:'jo disperse :the turbulent  ernment was desirious of fusing tact crovvds: Fifty arrests were v made,  and moderation -in carrying out the; among; then*/being two priests,  laws, but that it was fully determ Many persoiisincUuling some ���������.p'e-  incd '   to perforni  its duty. j liccmen  were  injures!     during  ' ���������".,tho  iThe energetic   measures    taken  by ,-righting.    Eventually       two fno  the police had the effect of al-; engines were p.-dci-cd., to, ^tako up  most completely, clearing the church, a position near tho churches soas  'exceptat the allar, where a few to be ready if necessary. The woof the congregation and some men showed the greatest detormitia-  priests stood fervently brandishing tion,. taking their umbrellas for  sticks. These wei*c a!lowc<I to if-'their protection and chanting ps-  main The ejection of the remain-(alius.' M. Lepine, the prefect of  der of  tho  crowd  resulted  in    the i.i   policl.,   finally  ordered   the      munici-  President Mitchell then asked the  operators if they had any other  proposition  to   make,   and' F. L.  ltobbins replied for the operators  that they had not. The secretary  of the "Illinois union urged t that  no agreement be signed by any  union unless the agreement were signed   in  all  the  districts.,  Patrick Dolan, of Pennsylvania ur  god, caution. Am amendment' was  j oll'ered 'giving -any district power  ' t-j sign an agreement indeijcndent  of Lhe national organization. , This  was opposed by Vice president Lew  is.     President Mitchell   took th"*  floor and said: There is no man  who better appreciates the gravity  ot this question than myself ' and  when you vote I want you lo  do iit with the lull appreciation of  tho responsibility that rests upon  you."  The amendment was defeated by  a standing vote, and the resolution was adopted. Patrick Dolan  asked leave to be recorded against  the resolution     and   was greeted^  with hisses from all parts of the  hall, Secretary Wilson said "according tomy understanding the adop  tion of this motion moans a strike  "an industrial war" Jlr. Wilson  said that the finances of the Nat it  nal organization at present were  not  in   a  condition   to   take care  of   the  entire  membois*li^p  in  a    long  strike.  tie organised, consisting of V'ant'ou  ver, Spolemic, Seattle,' Butte, Portland and Tacoma, but the reorganisation of the Pacific Coast, League  has knocked this move on the head  and Lucas decided to reorganize the  Northwestern League. The league  will probably consist of the same  same clubs Unit held Franchises last  season, viz., Vancouver, Everett,  .Spokane and Bellingliam. It is not  improbable "that Hellingham will be  dropped and Tacoma given the Bay  City franchise. If the Ieaguu offi  cials put a team in Vancouver the  game will, be .played .it Recreation  Park, which is the only availalMc  place for baseball'in the Terminal  Pitv.  WHALES T-fiKEN  IN 8NE MONTH  VICTIM OF  A PLOT  WOULD BAR  JAPANESE  pat guards and police to enter the  church. Under, a shower of brolcnn  chairs the oflicors broke down the  railings in front of tlie entrance,  while the crowds rained blows up.  on  them.    Then the  firemen       burst  jurying of many persens of both  sides, including fifty policemen and  guards, and a still higher ; number  of tho militant catholics. .One hundred and fifty members of Ike con  Ri-OR-atiou  were   arrested. During  the    struggle  some    of   tho     guards ! in  the  doors   and  the   municipal, of-  had their rides  snatched,  from   them j /leers   entered  the   buildings. One  and  they fought,  with  their      hands, of  the principal officers  was   sevcrly  against the  people  some  of       whom I injured.     Inside tho  church, the  con-  One     of I gvegation    had   erected    barricades,  which  had   to   bo  taken   by     assault  were   armed   with   swords.t  tho barricades  erected  in   the  church  was thirty feet  high.       After        the  police  had  been  driven  out, Pre  fect Lepine, to prevent further .intervention of the peasantry, placed  a triple rank "of guards armed with  rifles around the church. The commissioner was thus enabled to proceed with the work which hebad a-  bout   completed  tonight.  Paris, Feb}. 2.���������A Socialist deputy  M. Allard, interpolated the government   in tho   Chamber    of    Deputies  while tho men and women fainted.  After .the church had been cleared  tho commissioner proceeded ,tw take  thoinventory. The Catholics outside   were singing.     The  prefect    of  tho department of the zine issued  an order of the . clergj instructing  them to g-ive up tho keys of '-their  churches and added that in case or  refusal the commissioners were instructed to call on the armed force  for  assistance.  What  was     vour  name before you   Biffson-Mv wife always: insists on  married? queried  the Chicago census  having the last word!     Bangs.-Well  taker.     .Which time? asl;ed the lady,   you're lucky.        Mine always insists  on having the iast dollar.  , , o-  -. ��������� ���������   __ -o   "What, are the principal places .of First Loafer.���������Did you heln at thc  interest about New York?" "You- fire iast"nigjht?' Second Loafer.-  '11 have to ask some stranger. I've lyes, a little hit. : I got out of th  lived here all my life." way of the fire engine.  Com  aro  no  New York, Fob.',1���������Representative  Duncan IS. McKinlay of California,  who is leading- tho light-on. the Pa  ciflc. slope to have t'no provisions of  the Chinese exclusion actextciided so  as    to   include   the   Japanese and  Koreans,   stopped  over      in New-  York yesterday������������������ to look into the immigration from the eastern x^omt,  of'view. He spent the day v at  Ellis Island'as the guest of  missioner   :Uobert  Watchorn    ?  "So far as the white races  concerned," he said ���������,"there * is  itmuigration problem. /The country is  the better for every white man,who  is strong and willing to work, Who  seeks shelter here. It is only in  dealing with the Asiatic races thai  the   bars   should.- be-   put  up and  kept  up.     There should   he   no     dis-  crimminaliou  between   the   .Japanese  and   Chinesef     They   arc   both       cut  put   of the  snme   cloth Jl  "There are probably (50,000 Japanese already inlhe country, ' and  they are pouring in a t the rate  of .1,000 per month. Personally, I  do not believe Hint that the extc.n-  ions of thc provisions of the Chinese Exclusion act to exclude the  ���������Japanese would otiend the gove  ment  of   the  country     in    the  least..  Ciiicago, Feb. 1.���������Chas. \u. Yor-  kcs, of this city,, son of the late  Clvas l\ Ynirkes, declared today  that Mrs. Ycrkes (Mrs. Misiner)  is tho victim of a plot and 'thai  tho publicity which has been givpn  her  alTairs   within     thc  last iavo  weeks  is   the   result   of   trickery. Rar  l.\    today   Mr.   Yerkcs   received   a tele  grain reading as follows:  i New Yori,     Eel). 1,  Storyis   ridiculous.  Mrs.  YE11KE8.  After   reading   the   message Mr.  Yerkes said. That is a response  sent hy me. Wo are sure now  that th'is great publicity is being  played as a game in New York b,\  some people who are conspiring to  a certain end. "What is their motive if their, ; story is not true" he  was -asked.' "I cannot discuss motives, .said"Mr. Yerkes."  Now York, Feb. 1���������- Dr. Edward  Sternbergors, , who has been-, attending Mrs. Yerkes for some days  said this aftornoon that Mrs. Yerkes had told him positively she  ���������had not been'.married to Wilson  Misincr nor any one else. Dr-.  Sterwbcrgors said Mrs. Yerkes is  very ill -and not able to leave  her house. , Her conditions is nut-  serious however. Tho Rev. Andrew t'lrillior. of the Methodist Episcopal said ho performed. -the  'ceremony. ������������d' Wilson Misener was  quoted today as connrming tha  news  of   tlie   marriage.   O   FOR SOLES,  NOT SOULS  A short time bat*!*, certain missionaries were elated-at thc fact that Bibles published by the mission societies'they represented found a ready  and immense sale in the interior. In  their enthusiasm the missionaries re'  ported to headquarters in Canton  that a grand opportunity- hrcscntcd  itself for the work of proselytizing  the Chinese, who were now most responsive and bugging for Christian  Bih-ies. They deseri'i.fcd tli_ avidity  which they displayed     for the Biblos,  Victoria, Feb- 2.���������Steamer Queen  City, Capt. Townsend, reached port  last night, with fifty tons of whale  oihind fifty tons of [crtilizet to bc-  addod tc i large shipment on the ocean dock for loading on the liner Tel-  cmach'is which was yesterday dischar  ^ing her inward cargo at,tbe ocean  dock from Liverpool via ports of the  Orient.  The Queen City, which brought 3  bodies of wreck victims, reported that  the steam whaler 0,rion had a most  successful month, having taken 34  whales, with one more day to work.  Three a day had been, taken for  some days past. The whalers are  filling as many barrels as the steamers Queen City and Otter can keep  the station supplied. 1.'  News was brought by the Queen  City that the British ship King David has broken1 up completely. The  King David's spars were not seen  when the steamer was on her ,up trip  and on the way down it was seen  that thein-swecping seas had broken  up    the huli. The David     struck  on Baje ' reef on December 13 and on  her last trip the Queen City picked  up Capt. Davidson and survivors  Eight, including the first officer,  were drowned when going to .Cafie  Beale to seek assistance. The master is still here. The apprentices  lia\e been sent on board the ships  Forcleviot and Balmoral now loading  on   the Sound.  The Queen City passed the wreck  of thc Valencia on her northhound  irip during thick weather and did  lieni* of the disaster until arrival at  Bam field on the afternoon of the  23rd. The" steamer was at Clo-ooSe  at 1 p.- m.' on the 23rd, an hour before the news was telegraphed to  Victoria of the wreck. There was  then- rain and fog, with a fresh  breeze and the sea was rising. One  of the canoes which came alongside  was upset , when going ashore, .but  the occupants made their way to  shore in safety. The steamer rou ml  ed Cape Beale'not long after the  wreck survivors had arrived' there  and there ..was then a strong southeast., breeze, . Avith thick fog.. At  Bam field the news was given to Captain. Townscnd. The storm was  then, increasing .  Mr. n. Mcintosh, a real estate  man of Winnipeg, and who has been  visitingLodysniith, a guest at the  Frank Hotel, - was a visitor at The  Ledger office yesterday afternoon.  Mr. Mcintosh     has great interest in  ��������� three cords of wood is about equivalent to, a ton of coal. I am told  you can get coal here for $2 per ton  so if we in a town of two thousand  can make a plant pay, surely you ,in  a town of this size and with such an  advantage as cheap fuel, can oiake a  this    city,     owing to his heavy real   SuCCeSS OI onc-  estate holdings .   Be is on a pleasure '    T,'C Clty "sho'  trip and expresses himself as having  great faith in the future of the city  of Ladysmith. _k. Mcintosh was  one of the first to purchase property  here alter . the townsite was surveyed  and lor eighteen months wasca, real  estate agent, his oilice being the  small building next the Frank Hotel. In speaking about the city,  Mcintosh ,said, "one of the first  things that slrikfcs a visitor in your  city, is its want of light. Coming as  I do, from the East, where %he darkness, is never so intense as on Vancouver Island, I notice this particularly and 1 cannot un-derstiand how  the rcsidfMits of a prosperous city of  this si/.e can tolerate dark streets of  a nigJit*.       I    understand an electric  ty * should not fail to install,  on a steam power plant if suiheient  water power cannot be procured. As  an ow������.er of' property here I am anxious to have/ the place lighted . I  am confident the.city, and in ������"act  the whole of the Island, has, a great '  future, ami, I,(would not think 0f disposing i>f my property here at the  present time, for in a few years it  will be much'above :,its present value." . '      '  In speaking about the industries of  British Columbia' Mr. Mcintosh  spoke of fruit growing as one that ,  he believed would bring the province  great prosperity'. In the east business men generally have this idea,  and Vancouver Island is looked upon  as a -.part of the province that will  soon  be leading- in _*chne<-s tjind pros-  light    bVelaw    was voted down las I perity.        Capital,    which  -," tin-  year.     It was foolish, and by doi.-g doubted ly soon be'forthcoming, alone  so t-he^   property owners l0se a great ��������� being needed to develop the nch copper mining properties           .  deal. 1 have propeity here and  would be only too gjlad t0 Pay:any  extra taxes an electric light nlant  would involve, for I am convinced if,  the town is properly lighted if will  be a matter of only a very short  time before real estate here would  be of v greatly increased value. I  l-now the country acound this city  well, and I belifcvei sufficient water  power could -,e procured with-ease to  opeiatc a plant. If it can; ihe city  by instiling a plant is u���������dou-b_edlv  making a safe investment. The  idcn that some people have that a  steam power plant would .not he a  Paying proposition is absurd. in a  litlle lov.n in. Manitoba called Daul-  phin, with a nopuLition of 2 OOP a  steam power plant was installed a  year ago nnd is now puyinB splendid  The    opinion     of   Mr. .Mcintosh is *  worthy    of     note, for he is-one who '  has had  - great experience in real' es- -  tate dealiogs.       He is 'better known  on the   coast, as     Captain Mcintosh,  having been a-royalist.in the North  west Rebellion. "���������  Speaking . of thc City Council Mr.  Mcintosh said ' for his* own' interests  he was glad-tof see _nch a relial-|e set '  of men elected as a local government  He knew nearly all the members,  from the mayor down, ancl in ex-,  pressing the opinion that they will  do good work .for the city, denomi- ,  nates them as steady, progressive  business men.  Mr.     Mcintosh left on thc morning   '  tram    for    Victoria,    where he will  spend    some   time before leaving for  ly. rl here we havc to Pav as high' his home in the East,  as $I0.2.i for coal, and $2.25 for His-, business interests in Lady-  wood per cord. We usually use tbe smith are looked -after bv Mr. John  latter    for    mel for the  plant,  and   Stewart.  A HINT TO  WIFE SEEKERS  When-1 was in  Japan    with        tbo'anjd   indeed ��������� .it. seemed    as if the  O'/i  Taft party 1 had an extended talk  with Marquis. Ito, and he said that  the Japanese  ions  to  keep it.**   people  at. home.  nese had just awakened to the value  of the scriptures. But aJa-s for lvu-  overnment was an:,*.- man hopes. When this rush for Bibles came to be probed to thc bottom  it  was found   that the snvallness   ���������-o  of thc cost    of the Bibles, which the  E. McMillan and R. Wright, of Van- missionaries wore sure were being us-  couver are registered at thc Abbots- ccj for the purpose of converting the  ford. Chinese to      Christianity  had-really  ��������� ������  induced   the Chinese     to buy the Bi-  'I' promised to make a call to-**'bles for their intrinsic value as pa-  ni.-ht," said the man, preparing to'per. Instead of being used to con-  go out. "Very well," replied the'vert souls to Christianity the Bibles  wife, "but don't call unless you . were being converted into soles fo;  have the cards." I Chinese feet. The     Chinese found the   ^ __ j paper of the Bibles was cheaper than  Poet.���������This, sir, is the only poem the Chinese hand-made paper used lor  T ever wrote! Well, cheer up, no- .makins soles of   shoes, and so the de  body's     going to take    it away from  mand for Bibles arose.  London. M. Paul Doumer, one of  lhe candidates, for the French Presidency, has     written,;under the title  "Livrc de    mes Fils,"  a  >������Jok- which  'is    dedicated  to     his own sons,  primarily,  but  to young men generally,  when  tbey  arrive at man's estate.   ���������  Willi regard to the formation ami  training of character, M. Doumcr  draws a comparison between the  methods   of French and     British  schools,    and  declares  himself  in  favor of the latter:  "The 'English'have qui to a different  conception from, us as to the value  of man. It is'character which they  place before everything else..   ������������������  In choosingi a wife, . he exhorts  young men to eschew mere good  .looks if not accompanied by a healthy mind. This is the ideal young  woman, of whom, fortunately there  there are still many: Demeanor simple    and      dignified;    clear eyes  the-t  VANCOUVER STILL TALKS  Those Who Prdfess to Know Say that  Mill Refuse is Cheaper than  Water Power      ������������������ *���������  to operate the street V-jar andv electric light systems," remarked Mrl  Gilson.        "And   I have fchc'flata to  Vancouver is still talking, cheaper  electric light and figuring on a Municipal plant. The following press  rei'ort indicates that these who have : show that power generated in this  given the subject some study think manner can be produced more cheaP-  thal. very cheap power-can he pro-, ly and economically than by water-  curcd by'mill waste. The press, re- power. Of course (his is due to the  port is as   follows: merely    nominal price of the     waste  Th;' City Comptrnller is delighted products from thc mills. In a .num.-..  at. the favorable' character of thc re- ber of instances the mills can each  plies he has already received from furnish enough fuel to .generate a  local null men Hi response to his of-1 thousand horse-power. But the city  licial inrpiiries of the probable cost'by acqtiiring thc refuse from all the  of buyiiiK tho waste products of,the mills and by establishing a number  sawmills in order to use them for of auxiliary stations would be in a  generating electricity for-.power' and position to provide all tho power  light purposes. j that would    be required.     The ordi-  "It has already been demonstrate ( nary fuel burners now in use are veto me that there is at present going ry 'expensive./ In my ^opinion, a  up in-smoUe, absolutely wasted, en- plant to generate electricity could be  ough fuel    to supply sufficient power   erected for about $25,000."  the wife, of Walter Cm- bia  carries  a  number   of passengers.   o   Mrs.     Dewdney,  wife of ex-Licut.-  Governor     Dewdney,    was buried at  BOUN���������To  ter, First Avenue, a son.  Mr. Hugh Thornicy is confined to  his bed, suffering with a bad attack  of indigestion  today.  Portland, Ore., Feb. 1���������The steam  er Columbia which left hero last  night   for   SanFrancisco   is some  where  between     this city  and      tho  look    straight    at you���������modestly but  fraiiliily���������which     permit    you  to'read j mouth   of  the     Willematto river  the  very soul,  loyal,  good  and   true. Miaviingi struck    a     lograft        during  Little matter    whether she is pretty   the night.     It  is  reported   that   the  or no,  she is beautiful physically, be- ��������� Columbia ds  badly   damaged.      Par-  cause  she  is  morally  so." ticulars  are   lacking.     The        Colum  Victoria yesterday. Mrs. Dewdney  was a lady highly respected and uti?  many friends in the capital city, t 'lily a few days ago the mother of Mrs  Dewdney was buried, having reached  the advanced age of ninety-six years.  . 0���������:   The Watson Stock Company are nr  ranging to visit Ladysniith again,  probably soon after the 20th of the  month. The     company will hiinct.  with   a     warm     reception, ars     -ar'  work is  artistic and  good.  ���������������"������������������������ DAILY LEDGER  IHE DAILY LEDGER  published   every day except Sunday.  ar       THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  ���������'.-������������������    SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  *fl cents a month;    $5 per  year   In  ���������advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  for  lhc  1 il.'  the  !S_B  Mmwmmm ������Wi������w_ sW-%  ^DAVID SPENCER������������������������������������-   t  (Naoaimo) Ltd.  KM. IHWSIE, President  *v ���������<������������������*<* tor  ^_ Is there a Hatiess Woman?  ^5 A Hatfess Miss?  -J A Hatiess Child?  Left in Town  "FRIDAY,    FEB. 2, lDOfi.  ___________a~i -���������     ii a__������a____���������  The .Boy Wonder.  .\e*������ .York,     Feb.   1���������Victory  Willie  Hoppe   of   this   city   for  B.B C.C.   trophy  eniblematic    of  18.1   balkine championship   oi-  world,     caused     mush  surprise    ani-  ony-  experts in   this city.    Few      h.ul  any     idea   that   Hoppe     the     youth  could   outlay  Maurice   V'iuci-naux, the  veterun,  hero   of many  world's chum  pionships ... ,  TJie   result  of   the    match    seemed  all the more  surprising  because      op-  pe   is  only  a  mere  boy.   It     seemed  only  yesterday   lhat   he   was     pi iy- '  i  ing  exhibition   matches  in   the   ac.-ul-  einies   heie,     wearing  knickerbockers, I  nnd   being so   short   that  he had  to ask concessions from opponents to crawl upon tlie table whenever occasion called for his making1 a shot wh'teh he could not  make when standing on the floor  Known as the boy billiardist,"  Hoppe's career had been little shori  of motieroic. He has been calm  and cool in all,, his contests, -l.g-  ainst Thomas .T. Gallagher, Ora  llomingstar, Edward Morningstar.  and others of the shortstop brigade,  and he was just as calm and cool  according to news' from Paris in  this 'big. match. He and, "Cave"  Schacfcr a year ago toured the  west, and many times Hoppe defeat  ed   tbe veteran.  A THREE    DAYS   OFFER   COM-i  ENCES {WEDNESDAY  MORNINQ  J. W.   COHURN.   -  i '_'J-elephcneJ4<>  The   ILadysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND   LADY SMITH-Shingles' a  Specialtj.  ���������Manufacturers     of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Moulding;*;, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned  and   Kiln   Dried   Floorinf    and  Finishing    Luna-er  la   Stock  ���������-^-jj  vTrimined Hals  *~JM   Ready-to-Wear Hats  _3sJI   The Tourist Motors  Black*  Patent "J-Ciihcr Motors  Velvet Tourist Motors  Children's Felt Flops  Children's  Trimmed  liats  .Your Choice of a Big  Window at Each  50C  Regular $1.00 to $4.50  Save  money on Pit Slioes���������wo cannot     epjote     these    prices  much1  longe.. Why;      Because   that iiOO pairs we bought of  Nanaimo made are nearly pour���������just a fow pairs.,  left.     You'll pay $2.7ij   foi*  the  Shoe  we're selling at $2.  Nnn-aimo    made whole back  inside    counter     $2.75  Nanaimo '   made  outside counter  whole ki|>   $3.00  mmmmwtmmmmm^  I:__*fi______e33  :���������!  Plasterers at   Pitts-burg  wore grant  ed  an   advance     of     20  cents      per  day,   nuiking  "f-1.50   per   day  '     of S  hours.  I ���������������������'������������������*  Plumbers at Boston, Muss., ami  Hartford, Conn., have been grant  ed an ierease from $3.50 tost  a  day.  Japanese barbers   inCalifornia     are  wort* ing  for  about   ������5  a  week,    and  are   actually  driving  the   white   laborers  out  of business.  9-9-9  The strike of union chain makers, in. York, Pa., has been approved by the Executive committee of  the    American  Federation  of Labor.  9���������9���������9 r  Twenty-four iron molders and core  makers struck against unsanitary  conditions in the Mechanic's iron  foundry  at   Roxbury,   Mass.  9-9-9  The stone, lime and cement teamster's Union of Chicago has ' made  an agreement with thcir employers  which  calls   for   last   year's   scale.  IT DEFIES  COMPETITION  ���������cv       *-*-*-  niacksmiths employed on Rock  Island rnilro >\ system have made  a new agreemoi.i for ihe  year. A si j;nt increase  was  granted.  i-tT-.i!: n_  in     w i ��������� ":  ���������Myiii IHH--III. ^p  To Write a Story  of iiis West  fit  Ft*  DUNDEE  Sco-lands Best..  HDJ'  I  that weuld h_ve the true  ring     to it,'tho author would  of   necessity     require to live  there for a time at least..He   u.  g^/aj^^-rjj*^  must     study     the character,    jjj;  istics of the western peopie-  have to  become ome   oi them,  living their, daily life, sharing  Pi  their    joys      ami      sorrows.  He would have    to mix   with  theiv. socially   wnd  iu  a,  business way,     in       abort    be a  "Westerner "     Its a questi.-n  of  knowing  local  conditions.  The   same  reasoning   applies  to    the    "Leckie Boot'.)   tor  Western Miner,  the Prospector a:ul the Lumberman.  The makers of the " Leckie Hoof' aro Westerners with  AVestern experience. They  know wha,t to make anil how  to ma'-^e it. Its not so much  a question of price as of qiial-  ..i  itv.       Their sole     aim is to  all  " ' _' -  make a    -better boot for the K  __*_3-  Tlierevs ere      101   deaths      in     10O5  among the memi.ers of the Chicago  Truck Drivers: I'nion" The benefits  paid amounted to $13,128, About  ������80,000 were jiaid in strike benefits  9-9-9  There are.UOO shoe factories in  this country using thc union stamp,  according to a report recently >c-  ceived. These factories give employment to 40,000 union shoemakers. Most of the best and largest  shops   are organized.  ���������       -   ��������� o '��������� '-���������  TACTICS.  Drill Sergeant (to raw recruit, who  is ' slow in grasping the tactical     details)���������Now,  Murphy,  how  would you  use     your  - sword if your opponent  feinted?  Murpny���������Uegorra, I'd just, tickle  him with thc point of it to see it he  was afther fakin'.  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subject*- taught; alto language"; drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils aad water col  ors, pianoforte and vocal lessons giv  en in classes or individually.  MISS  BERTRAM,  Ladysmith. B   C.   O   For high     class stationary ������_11 at  Knight's Book Store.  1 here is     bo ethet medicine manu-  fact.iucd that     has received so much  praise    and so     many expressions ol  gratitude   as   - Chamberlain's  Geugh  Remedy.     It is ������Rective, and prernpt  relief follows its use.     Grateful parents   everywhere   do net hesitate  to  testify to   its    merits for the benefit  of others.      It     is a certain cure foi  croup and win prevent the attack   if  tfiveh at   the first appearance of  the  disease.     It is especially adapted  to  children,   as   it  is pleasant  te  take  ���������and - contains  nothing injurious.   Mr  E. A.  Humphreys, a well known res  ident and clerk ia the store ef    Mr.  Locke, of     Alice, Cake Colony, South  Africa, says:     "I have used  Chamber  Iain's     Cough     Remedy- to ward  oil  croup     and     celds in  my family.      1  found it very satisfactory and it gHves  me pleasure to recommend; It."   For  srie hv The Ladysmitk  Pharmacy.  _7WONEY TALKS���������  i  AS LftUD T������ US  AS  ANYONE.    .        .  IF YOU ARE PAYINft CAStt FORYOUR  MEAT  YOUR  DOLLARS W  ILL   (SO  FURTMER   IF  TOU  BOY FROM US  ���������.���������Our Cash Prices Cannot Be Beaten������������������  PANNELL  &    PLASKETT  stBam heated  WI'Xl,   HURNIUHlvI) R90MS  BAR SUPPLIED WITH    FEi.  WINES, LIQUORS, CIG4R9  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor  LADYSMITH, B. C  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  PORTLAND  liYXBS, Pretriet*r  BAY1  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra well  Stocked r       .  at*  This Hotel has   been eomnletely    Board and lodging $1-00 per day.  If"* renovated. '   ���������   .*���������  HOTEL    PRETORIA  JOHNTKA, Proprietor  Bar Supplied with the Best   Wines, 1st Avenue :-: :-: :-. Ladysmith B.C.  Lii-Hors and Cigars.  .   Best  aceommodatioa  for  transient  ������.nd permaaeit boarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  i  This new Hotel has been* eomfort-  a'dy furnished and the bar is up-to-  d*������te. Rates $1.00 a day and mp-  w \rds.  WM. BEVKRIDGE, Prof.  ^���������elanaie v;-: :��������������������������� :���������: :-������-* Le.4yaialtb  THEJONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  ^i-ioir Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from De-pot.)  GATACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  Leads Them    Ail  IN QUALITY  -:o:-  R.P.RITHET,|  & Co.; Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA, :���������::���������: :���������: .-: :���������B.C.  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Rates ffil.25 and$1.60���������  Free bus to all steamboat landings and  railway'depots.    Electric cars every five  minutes to all parts of  the city.   Bar  nnd table unexcelled.  F. BAYNE8, Proprietor,'  ABBOTT  ST.,   VANCOUVER  B;C;  Esquimait   ���������_��������� Nanaimo Railway  Time Table No. 57  ������������������-���������������������������-���������-���������������������������--_������t_____a__-___-Hra-������K-a__ani  Trail-* leave "Ladysmith for Victoria and  all intermediate stations    at  9.10 a.af*. daily,  and at 4.00 p.m. on   Wednesdays,     Saturdays   an*  Sujn-^  days. ,.������������������.,_  Trails  lea������e  Ladysmith for Wellington  and all  Intermediate stations.*  at  11.57 a.m. daiiy, and at S.00 p.m.  on  Wedn*-days,   Saturdays     and)  Sundays.  \  Excursion Tickets.  ...  -' ; ON SALE TO  AND  FROM ALL STATIONS,  (������������_ tat going journey Saturdays and Sundays, returning not later than ,<  the Mlewing Monday.' I .' . .'    . ,   t >. .  \  ������������������Steamer Joan   Sails f-������_*t Ladysmith for Vanco uver every Saturday at 6-00 a  returning sails from Vancouver    for -Ladysmith at 2.30 p.m.  ���������u and!  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Oer. Fert k_4j   Ooneraineat Streats.,  1  Dist.   Frt. k Pass. Agt, {  i  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  Jas. R. McKinnel  Proprietor.  Fire Proof    Building.  Modern and     Strictly First Clans.'  Commercial Mens' headaaartcrs.  WANTED���������By      Chicago     wholesale'  house, special representative (meaner  .woman) for each province in Canada:  Salary $20 00 and expenses paid  weekly. Expense money advanced".  Business successful; position penoaa-  ncnt. No investment required. Pre*:  vious experience not essential te engaging.  Address Manager, 132 Lake Street,  Chicago, 111., U.S-A. *  THC COMroflTASLC WAY.  TO FERNIE,    B. C.  Read Down Read Up  9P.ia.<I,T. Victoria Arr. 4.00 p.m.  S.m p. m. Lt. Seattle Arr. 9.00 a.111.  9.21 p, ta, Arr. Rrerett Arr. 7.30 a. 111  9.30 a. m. Arr. BPOKANB Ai<* 7.4s p.">  6.15 p.m Arr.   Rexfard   Arr 12.30 p. m.  S.i*  p, tn, Ar.    Ellce  Arr. 10142 a.'iu.  9.0a p.m.   Arr.    Feruie   l.v.9.55 a   iu.  ONE NIGHT  f e &u Kootenay Points  TWO   NIGHTS , ���������' ��������� f  To    Winnipeg and St. Paul  Close Connectiens  i      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 hag-  gage checks to a'11 points.  Steamship Tickets  For tickets, maps, berths  reservations , and complete  *  information . can on or address.  S. 0. Yerkes.      E. R. Stephen  A.O.R.A. . G.A.G.N. Ry  Seattle -.       , Victoria. .B.C.'  a.J. HENRY S  NURSfRIES,    GREENHOUSES  AND SEED HOUSES  ���������010 Westminster Road,  VANCOUVEfl, IJ.C  Headquarters     for PACIFIC GRJWNT     Garden,  Fieldi    and      lower   Sccrls.  ���������     New   - crop in  stock' ready  for-   distribution, as'-: your  merchant   for tlnm in sealed, packets.-    If he docs,not  _handle,j  ithem we will prepay   t_   your.'oiearest post-  oIKse. fifty Ave cent packets,  our selection ������f gbod varie-  ,ties, >for $$1.00   to, introduce them.  Large ,* stock    of      Home  GROWN Fruit and Oma-  meatal   Trees   now mature-    for     the Spring  No expense.    loss or -de-'  .lay of'fumigation or in-  spectian.  Let';me    Price   your  list  before placing 'your. order /  Greehbouse'  Plants; Floral  Fertilizers,-; etc  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor. Government and Yatts Stsl  3  VICTORIA, B C  Transcontlnentsf  Trains Daily  1  ���������j'l  J  ONE   IS THE  "NORTH   COAST   LIMITEB."  The Electric Lighted Train to t#:  East  Tickets on sale to ail Eastern  i\  Southern points at lowest rates.  Up-to-date     Pullman   and     Touris!  sleepers      on  ajl trains.  Dicing  C^  service Unsurpassed.  . Steamship Tickets on sale to ail  from all Euiopean Points. Cabin af  commodation reserved by wire.  For     furthsr  write the ollice'. ���������  A. D.  Chariton  A.G.P.A,   N.P.  Portland, Ore.  particulars   call  Phone Main 1!^  E.  E.  Biackwci  ,        General Agel  victoria, El  same  money���������anil the  KIE BOOT'- is "it.  MANUFACTURED BY.-  j. imnr a  'LEG  LTD.  VANCOUVER. B. C.  Sunlight  Soap  Wash olcbths  and linoleums with  warm water and  Sunlight Soap,  rinse clean and wipe  dry.     The colors will be preserved.  and the surface unharmed.  Common soaps'fade the colors and  injure the surface. Sunlight Soap cleans, freshens and preserves  oilcloths and linoleums.  Sunlight Soap washes clothes white without injury to the most  delicate fabrics, or to the hands, for it contains nothing that can  injure either clothes or hands.  Sunlight Soap is better  than other soaps, but is best  when used in the Sunlight  way (follow directions).  Equally good  with   hard  or soft water,  LEVER BROTHERS LIMITED, Toronto  TH6CITYMRRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  * st. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  PAINT1NO,        PAPEUMANOING  ���������������������������; ere."���������;..������������������"';'  Work done properly and at    rl<"-**���������*  ���������rices.     A , full line of Wall    Paper.  and Painter's   Supplies   Residence  on  Robert! Street  J. B. SMITH, Prop  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your tickets read   vl|  the  Lift'  The only  line now  making   UNIGJ  DEPOT    connections at ST. PAUJ  and.    MINNEAPOLIS    with  through    trains    from    the    Pad  Coast. ; -  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, Tj  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWE!  RATES,  THE FASTEST  TIME.'  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS^ ST. PAUL, ClI  CAGO, OMAHA, KANSAS Oil!  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information ask y  local agent or write, ���������  F. W. PARKE]  General  ige  7W 2nd Ave., Seattle.  ���������jF?}.*4m*_ ���������������������������?*.���������_ =-%���������_ -^������������������*������ %*������ -3.'_^-:-4 ^*~&.*pi&K'&+te*;'&.-+:&Ki&K&&&Pi<&+'&*  V  4  i  4  i  i  r  1  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  PURCHASERS  AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, OOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH  i  I    . - ^^_  I   HEAD OFFICE  I DUNCANS STATION,  $       Vancouver Island, 8. G,  C.  'J  mf&pfe9*i^;&P>&K^K-&to^&4S.-������i&&Ki2r&'&Kte9:'-kk-(K is������*''fer#l'<*������***���������*?������������������ *>'���������'<��������� *'V *  CLERMONT LIVinGSTON  General Manager.  If you like���������-  A   smooth,  easy   shave,   an even,  well-nnished     beard trim, a good  baih, or a stylish Hair-cut.  You will go to  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARI ORS  V HIGH STREET.  ..Oea ers In  LADYSiVlITH BAKERY  HOP LEE A CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATL1  BAKED ANB FRESH.  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orders iakea for Pastries to be delivered ajb. anyc time..  .  ;,...  ., /.Employment Aeency  G  Ladysmith  O. YUEN  Merchant Tailor  m b*! ,mn wmtTT-m- r-r ~"~-"~"J*'m*���������ml'm'm  Mannfapturers of the Famous  CU8AN BLOSSOT  None''b'ii" "������nio_ Labor , Employed  ^l_ J; BOOTH, Prop  Pianos aw  Organs . jj  Ladysniith, B.C  Dr.  Dier can  he fouhd at  any t!*\  at his oflice on Gatacre st. .Stis   _������,  ���������- "  tal   work  is giaranteed   t������  be Ah  class and rates reasonable i  HILBERT  i53i /Jt*l
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The Victoria Times says editorially that the government was defeated
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wilh  philosophical   indifference,    clai
iiiing  that  ho  has   the  fullest       confidence  in   the  house.     Possibly  that
is    the   proper   view   for  one   in   the
position   of  a  leader     of   a  government   to  take;   but   there are   indications    that   this   expressed     conflden
ce   is  not   reciprocal.      Tho         trust
I is  not  mutual.     In  fact,     we      be-
| licve   we   are justified   in   expressing
the  opinion   that   there is on    undei
current    of distrust flowing   through
thc  ranks  of  the  supporters of     tho
administration  that   it.might   be as
well  for     the    premier     to  make  a
note  of nn   endeavor to  stem.       We
do   not  intend   to   convey  the        impression    that the  government could
be  defeated   on a  direct     want      of
confidence   motion   .      But   we        do
say   with  emphasis    that  the     minus! ry is  not kept   in  power   by   ������en-
son   of   the   loyalty  and   trust        of
its   supporters   in   the  house..   It   ex-
3��
Any
*A
of
Job
Printing
Done Promptly and
WELL
At
ists   and    continues  to    do 'business,
simply  and  soiidy   on   sufferance.
The  basis  of  (.hi*, _coruful   tolcj'an-
cc   is  not   difficult   to   discover     uor
lo   uncover.     The straight    (Jonservu
UVes   cannot  key   their     convictions
of the 450.1 eminent1!,  o I) wo us uisinceiv
ity,   incapacity  and  general  all     around    weakness     up   to       t'ne   point
of  voting   it   out  oi' power  and   put
ting  a  Liberal   administration      in.  i
The Left   Wing,  holding  a  position
of  advantage   which   it  can never-a-
gain  hope     to  attain  would        have
everything   to lose  and nothing      at
alt   to  gain    by   a  change.    All   parties,   supporters   of   the   government,
opponents   of   lhe   government,      and
independents  have  discovered   by  ex-
ience  that   the  promises    of      tho
premier arc*  no     more   to  be     relied
on   than  are  the   pledges   of    a Russian   diplomat  of   the   orthodox  scho
ol.     To  add  to  thc  general       stale
ol-  demoralization   the     bill  for     Uie
disincoiporation of the l'-remier't. con
slitutoncy   of Dewdney     has been
introduced, a bill, which it is recognized, will be absolutely indefensible before the people of any
other constitutency in the province
The position of the attorney-general, whose legal advice lo tho legislature should be above all sus.
picion of bias on account of hit.
private connections, us the solicitor
of thc principal creditor of the defaulting- ' municipality is
is an auonoruous ono, lo
put tho situation as mildly as pos
sible. And to t'ne crown Hon. Ii.
F. Green, who has been described
by his journalistic admirers as the
astute master a and the astute
manager 'of tho whole political concern, assumes the role o,f dictator
to those to whom he appears to
regard as his servile followers and
tells them that it is his imperious
or imperial will that balls shall pass
as he presents them. Mr. O recti
has had his lesson.- Thc men he
evidently thinks nre iu the house
simply to do his bidding' and to
tt>ow -iui sulmiission to his august
decrees have rebelled The ultimate ^result is of course problematical. One can hardly expect tbe
rebellious ones to continue lo crin
go before the lash of their master.
If the government fears there is a
possibility of the crisis culminating
iti its defeat, it. will proves submissive enough. After all. the gen
oral opinion of the heterogeneous
Socialist-Conservative compound is
that this first consideration is the retention, of o/tice Tho opinion will
'almost certainly be manifested in the
proceedings of the legislature, this
afternoon.
 ��_0 ���	
n
MAKE, MORE MONEl
B_^ef . Cr,��*Ps   -of   &_���***���? I* Pays to Know the Exact r:Vickearal____l a verve./'
Grain.   Clean  Larde Seed     Weight of Everything yea      __��SSe wlv o! addui
Increases the Yield 20%.
CHATHAM TANNING MILL
Buy or Sell.
CHATHAM FAKM SCALE J*
ta the farm's cash profit
CHATHAM INCUBATOR
Capacity 40 to CO bush,
pep hour.
Capacity
2,000 lbs.
���.'ou need a Scale on your farm.
You need il right now���to-day.
Kvciy day you put it oft* you lose money.
hupiioseyou sell somo hog-sat 5 cen La a jiound,
and U nut to your dealer's- scales, -which aro 1/20
out, 1 hat nife'iuB a loss to you of 30 cents on
ev<;ry TiOO pound ho-j.
Then you hull 1000 bushels of ��?raiii at75ccnts
Ihisdc-dei-.s scales aro only "(/JO out, but your
Tho lo.-i.-i on a few ti-nn-"notions of this kiud
ivoii'd buy a dozen scales.
\\ lien crops ,,'iro poor you need every cent
they fti-o worth.  When they aie t'Ood you can't
Cleans Wheat, r.yc, Tiinoth--, Clover, Jlilleft, allurd to thro-.v money uwuy.
oU, liar-ley, Flax, IJcan, Ueaus, Corn and ull ~.^011 lict-(1 a scale- oa your fa
ioUb. , Thelcdyuu lliiu���you can ufl't	
Largo Hopper, Screw Feed easily regulated.   >'"'���. need it.
Apltator pi-cvenU cloa-ffui*; and 'Uoi-ribuUs      J'ho important point is to pot tlio riplit
rain evenly on seieo-i. ihe ChiitJj.ini Farm Sealo ia builL in
OaU
eeods,
farm at ail Union,
ailbrd iu ibouuoio
Poultry rftistng' pays.
I^eople who tell you that thero la no mona
Li.sinjr chicks may have tried to make nifl
throo       *- �� '''Jbi;;iesfl ljy usinjr Betting- hens as li.l
t j-calc.  r?'.15,!11^. d'Jeka may have tried to make map
i tlu-co
"* built,
Knd.��I-_��- and adjuSt;.Llo hide sl.a_o (thrco ��� S.^M^^^i^^^^i^^.  ^^^\\^^^^t^^
"Lower Shoe keepd"screcaa clcau-no otlicr b'.jIc,, each ono"slriwuriy"und" lioiiestiy buiTtT  Sl^ft,ntHh^*\'u',fbtft9 wellhttvo tried to 1
���Bill has this.     _ i*o;ulytqi.tan(l.!:iojoujr!ic:tklndofu*.iit'e'. SJS_,1J?��,.,.'1,?1,-7_*-.*t,1 t!_',__.1__l.5?' pll_t7:l,__?.l.,0_
H-ldlhs',
Sixteen screens
M-i-i.   TlioK-riifoed.w-iuroof oil-tcmjiered tool ���J��fi^ri 10,i3  , x    slea;   ���llm*fB���t,-�� ?����-
and riddle,, -rmdln-r any- ^\^^?^.^^\Vi^^^X^t ^to^^mriS^��?**',
in ea-ily oouvi-r-     Tho poultry business,  properly conduct.
         "--  oilier'     '
���hlagfroni ilnoRtuccii loooiu<*iOal_i,uiii. Borceus fcoluto accin-.icy noiiiiittet'how i
Japanned���can't ruht. Tho Chalhain Farm Bcalo i
Saves Bcreoniiijfa for feed. lible into n.  useful truck.     l��y movii-i-- t_��� ...   ..���.   	
Works easily and smoothly, combines el*_- lever you  throw  tho weight off  thc  knife Amount of Ui;jo and money in VMtod.
pllcity with ingenuity
Th."       	
over
economizer
ensures'
lly _ioviijL' tho pays far hot ter t'l.-in any oilier business Xor I
-.   ....D..j off thc knife Amount of ttoo and money invested,
edses on to.the 5.0II1I frauio of tlio truck.  Tliia'    Thousands of ponltry.ralsers-inen'and'l
and Brooder Is 1*4
m no kumbuff ato
���.-. ,.; ���-.  v--.  isthorotiffhlytesti
the -machine Js built on right principles, tho 1
,_..-. _ . <���-_ tner���,0���10jer teij_bi0 .
io best.        ,
 �����...w_...^���v.���.���. .--.-    -,-,���  Incubator   _nd Brooder
__7i T,Vi"���^7-rtii��""* ' '  'VVo wil1 BlliP �� Chatham Farm Scalo any- e��npl�� as well as scientiflcin construction-
���nd JackGOnvilIc. whcr0 ,-��� Canada.   Don't eenaiis any money   ,wP���an or(rlrl can opcrato tho r_oc_uie in t_��
QUARANTEK-ETcry mill ffaarontecd for five J ufl ��>nd in your order and we'll send tho scale Jelsuro moments. ���
years.  Lasts a Jifetiiuo. ^'^^dr,���l-ei'cllI.ro'ad cnf" sctA toJ:>I0'Ji ��.ur    Our proposition is-thi-i: Wo will Ehin vou'tll
use
Canada
or
PRIZE AWARDS
Fair. St. l^juia
World's Fair,
Winnipeg, Halifax, Charleston, Savannah
any cash down, and tho most libera terms of and well mail y
-payment. Chatham Farm Sc
your neighbor, paid, aad
souaiiostcard _,       _
ou our booklet about tho You Poy IVo Ct����h Until After
farmeron receipt of his order,.at once, without     Send us your name_ndaddFe=souVi,oIt^Vd v*^"""     ' >
nd  we'll mail you   ���  ...........  _*���  ..
Chatham Farm Eicalo. i906  Harveafi.,; ."
Warn rou Partioct,
"How to _fake Dollars
otaks and Free Book.     lime may mean considerable loss of money     _,    ��� . *="����  narves.,,v .
out of Wind" to you.   Why not send the post card to-day.     Send for-our handsomely illui-trateS .boo'.li
while you think of it? entiUed,-'IIow,toi_ako JloneyOutoi; C_i_\e
H__f^C^E!rrFa^^
The MANSON CAMPBELL Co., Limited, Dept. No. J5 ACHATHAM, CANADJ
to securing the introduction of :i
bill in congress like that' outlined
in the resolutions, by the Washington Congressional representation.
Capt. Wallace Langley, of Victoria, who visited the scone of the
Valencia disaster on the Queen, nnd
who has been tugboating in Vun���
couver Island coast waters for the
pastten years, read a resolution adopted by the master mariners' convention held January '!?> at Victoria, just prior to the big mass m"**H
ing  called   by  the  mayor.
-��-
PREVENTION   OF   CON'SL"MrTr-JM
The   sixth annual  meeting    of     tbo
Cana'di-an   Assjodiattlion   for   thc    jm*
volition   of   consumption   and      oih n
I   forms   of   tubtcrcolosis     will   be   bed
|  in   the   Railway  Committee  room    <-��
"   '" the   _S
S2U-
i.i   i no
tlie rrous*c of UommoiL*- on
of 'Hjai'rch next. The Hon
ator Kdwards will prcsidt
afternoon.
In the eveni-mjjj i public lecture
will be given in the I,octuro Fiall
of the Normal school by Dr. Ai-
fhiir J. Richer, of Montreal, which
will be ��� illustrated with" steriopticoii
plates showing' the stages of. con-
sumption and some of tlio appliances now in use to check and cure
the disease. , The chair will be taken iu 1-he evening Irv-' il is Excellcn
cy Earl   Grey.
 . _o���. .
DTSCCUSSKO  THE  WRECK
LEDGER
Office
1st Avenue
!     Seattle,   Jan.   31���.Fifty representative   mariue   transportation     agents,
and  ship   ��vyiers   of   this  city    at    a
meeting' helu   ��'. i.Ve. tnarir.c exchange
yesUirday   aftcinoou   rati lied   a       resolution   asking   for   tlie      establishment   of   a   complete   life   saving  station   on-'Tntoosh   :isln;nd,      the   instal
lation    of   n   heavy     Lelograph       lie-
tween Tatoosli   IslamL  tind the" mainland   at   Nea'a   Tiny,   and     an    entire
new   charting   of   the      north        T.-ici-
lic  coast,    including the  entrance  wat.
ers    ol" ihe   strait  oi'    .luaii    lie Fuca
'.l-iie   meet ing  M-ns   called     primarily
to   discuss    I lie   means   of   remedyiu.i-
the   situation,   and   a, coniinitlec  will
be   appointed- within   the    next     few
days   to  confer   with   the   Seattle ("aa
mber   of   Commerce.      and   the     S at
tie   Commercial Club   with   a        view
They     Must Fight  For*   It.
Jeffries   didnot Surrender tiie       Title
To  Hart     Or   Any Other 3Ian.
Writing   fiom   Kurbank,Cal.,     Jim.
Jei'iries   says.
**1  have   nevei*   given   the heav,*,
weight title to Marvin Hart or an*,
uliici man. i.et them light foi
it as I did. 1- do not think that
lhe  public   would   stand     for m\
turning- o\er the championship lo
another man.
"As   lo      my   lighting     again, 1
don-tthink that you will ever hear
of J. Jellrics putting on another
glove."
This letter .shows how the chain-
pion of champions slands regarding
the heavyweight championship" question. IL sets at rest the oft repeated statement"' that he had plac
ed Jiis crowuon the brow ol' Jlar-
"in Hart when the Louisville man
boat   Jack  Root   in  Reno, iVev.
Ever  since     Ji.m    Jeffries    retired
from    the   prize   ring   this       sporting
world   has   been   in  doubt     as to
his    successor  JefTrics   has never
handed   the   tide   over      to      anyone
else,   simply  for  the   reason 'hat
hc  does   not   believe   it   is     in        his
"*' ��� .'I
power   lo  do   so.
i>ui_y r.'eum Holler*.
According   to   av   engineer,   tbougb
there may be even* '*<*nsc:i present why
a steam boiler should steam there are
occasions when it simply will not.    It
refuses  duty  and  sulks ���without  anj*
cause that can be detected.    On  such
occasions every oye  takes a  band  al
tbe fires, but the result is the same-
no steam or only enough to keep three '
nuurters speed.   Marine and stationary :
boilers are both thus nflllfted.    Thei***
9t*o "good days" and "bad days" ia tin
performance of each.
The tea _rinkers of Australia rl*ral
those of China and Japan, not, however, In the quality, but in tbe quantity,  consumed.    The men  especially
drink tbe beverage in large quantities
and all day long and at a strength
which' would , make the cue' of a tea
drinking Chinaman curl.    On Sunday
morning the tea drinker starts with a
clean pot and a clean record.   Tbe pot
la hung over the fire, with a sufficiency
of water in it for the day's brew, and
when  this ia boiled he pours Into it
enough of the fragrant herb te produce
a deep coffee colored liquid.
/   On Monday, without removing yesterday's tea leaves, he repeats the process,
on   Tuesday   the   same,   likewise   oa
Wednesday,  and  so on  through  the
week.   Toward the close of the seven
days the pot is* filled with an acrid
mash of tea leaves, out of which the
tea is squeezed ��� by the pressure of a'
tin cup.    By this time the tea Is the
color of rusty ��� iron, incredibly  bitter
and   disagreeable   to ^ the   uneducated
palate.   The natives call it "real good
old post and rails," the simile being obviously drawn from a stiff and dangerous jump, and regard it as bavins been
brought to perfection.
__��� ���a-sie* people make taouey. i
-atsier tbey want to make it.
Among tbe many mysteries_of cl
fcood is wlvv crown peor-Ie cry *w]
they are glad.
There are some, people who tl
tbey have discharged their full dutj
you by praying for you.
What do you use most during ;,*1
_ay?",Do you use the little white liaj
most as much as your shoes?'   ���
When a man makes one mistake I
usually follows it up with tbree.cr'ftj
before he recovers his balance.
Don't be conceited; get any map J
the United States, and do you find
mark on it to show that you are'.
earth? ' -' '
Every one admits that rich people i
not happier than tbe poor, or as hat-*]
yet every one is striving to become
of the miserable rich.
THE ROMAN ARENAS.
They Were Not Mere Rlng-a, aa T_��
of the Modern Clrcna.
The arenas of ancient Rome were
not, as some people suppose, mere
--ings or ovals, such as may be seen
in tbe modern circus. They were
broken up and varied in character according to the nature of the fighting
to be done or to tbe caprices of those
in uutho-itj*. On one occasion an arena
might resemble the Numidian desert,
on another the garden of Hesperides,
thick set with groves of trees and rising mounds, while again it pictured the
great rocks and caves of Thrace. - ' ..
With these surroundings the com- j
batants advanced, retreated, encircled
their adversaries or kept wild beasts ���
at bay as occasion offered or as their \
courage or fear suggested. Men com- j
bated not only with the more common
brutes, but with such monsters as ele* j
Two Ware of DmtmK flu.lnemi,
I have seen in Loudon only one oil
where there Is any   real .enthusi-i
And the employees seldom have a
terest in the business beyond draw
their salaries. In most of the factorll
and even in tbe offices, tbey are tau|
a certain round of duties, and they
allowed to do nothing else.   They
dom suggest improvements for fi
losing their places, where In Amer
they'd soon   lose  their places if tt
didn't make suggestions.   Here It's
firm in its  private  offices and evi
body else doing as little as possible
never stepping* out "of the rut thej
put in, and there it's everybody *��rj
ing together, coats off, and the he
the concern glad, to listen to tbe oil
boy aud to do as be says if it means ;
suits.
Ancient _g__ In China.
A German epicure comes to tbe resc
of the Chinese in  regard  to their
leged habit of eating rotten eggs,
eggs, he says, are simply preserved |
lime. cu'til they get a consistency
that  of  hard  butter   and   tbey  tai
somewhat  like   lobster.     He  decla:
phants,    rhinoceroses,   hippopotamuses ; them one of the choicest delicacies
and   crocodiles.     On   other   occasions
flocks of game, such as deer and war
ostriches, were abandoned to the multitude,   and in  some  cases  the  arenas
could be turned into lakes, filled with
monsters of the deep, and upon the surface of which naval, engagements took
place.     _         ���_	
has ever eaten.. He thinks there
no better cooks in the world than
Chinese.   When be went to live amorj
them  his friends predicted  he woe
starve, but be bad a good time
gained weight���more than  he want
to.
NOTICE
For 33 Years
A  Jamaican  Lady  Speaks Highly of
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.
Mrs.  Michael  Hart, wife of the superintendent of Cart Service afc Kingston,  Jamaica,  West Indies Islands,
says   that  she has  for some years used  Chamberlain's   Cough  Remedy for
coughs,     croup and  -, 'looping cough
and has found  it very beneficial.   She
has     implicit     confidence  in it  and
would not   be without   a bottle  cf it
in      her  home.    Sold  by  Ladysmith
Pharmacy.	
Ladysmith Temple No.  5  Rathbone'
Sisters meets at the Oddfellows' hall
2nd   and   4th  Tuesday  at   7.30  p.m.
Mrs.   Kate Tate secretary.
Rubbers, rubbers, rubers, at Simon
.ciscr & Co's., Ltd.
Sunlight Soap is hotter than other soape,
but is best whon used in the Sunlight way.
Buy Sunlight Soap and follow directions.
STOCK IS COMPLETE
IIGEKTS' FURNISHINGS
Mens' Clothing, Boys' and Youths'
Mens' While Dress Shirts. Beil in, Sa>
erus Negligee Shirts in Pancy Pair
terns, Linen and Celluloid Collars,
SulTs, Neckties, and Suspenilecs in
large varieties. In Yorutlts" Bo.ys' and
Mens'. silk stml Jappjri'bsfe'" Initial
Handkerchiefs, also in Ladies' fane-,
silk and linen. Boots and Shops ii
all Sizes.
Don't lorget the plaee, on High St
Next to Hardware  Shore.
John J\ THOMAS.
Shiloh's Consumption Cure, the Lung
Tonic, has been before the public, and
this, together with the fact that its sales
have steadily increased year by year, isthe
best proof of the merit of
Shifoh
as a cure for Coughs, Colds, and all
diseases of thc lungs and air passages.
Those who have used Shiloh would ncf
be without it. Those who have nevcl
used it should know that every bottle is
sold with a positive guarantee that, if it
doesn't cure you, the dealer will refund
what you paid for it.    Shiloh.
LADYSMITH   WATER] WORKS
Cott.sui_ers are requested to call  at    the office     on  Roberts   Street antl
pay Water     Rates, between the J.0th    and the 25th of each month.
Oif.'cs Hours IP. M.4 30P.;H.
J. I BLAND
SUPERINTENDENT.
__S__-_-_____-___S-__��
..���.*..���.*��&*:������������������
Has Cured
thousands of the most obstinate cases of
Coughs, CoicJs and Lung troubles. Let it
cure you.
"Lail winter I coughed for three month's and
thought I was coins into Consumption. I took all
aorta of medicines, but nothing did mc any Rood
until I used Shiloh's Consumption Cure. Four
bottles cured me. Tin's winter 1 had a very bad
cold, was not able to speak, my lungs were sore
on the side and back. Six bottles of Shiloh made
me well again. I have given it to several people
and every one of them have been cured.���D-
Joseph, St. Hyacinthe, Que." 6ot
���SHILOH
25c.    with    guarantee   at   all   druggists.
Public  Notice
Limited
Attention is called to the   tact that th��
Ogiivie   FlourTiilis Co,
makers  of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR,     have for some timt
past been producing flour in *   Tastly  improved and purified  form
by the aid of ELECTRICITY
and  having secured control of    all the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of a dvising  the publie  that any
orized users of the eleetrieal   flour purify vug processes, will ^e pro-
necutc'd.
Ogihrie Flour Mills Company Urn       d
are <__���    only    __,ill9__ ia -Canada Tsrloie      Floinr
il   )/
1 5
3 !. 3 3 J * I -J   l.'JJH)
,1 '*&<  ;���������*������������������*?,.  hi:  TH_t  DAILY   LEDGER  sec  LOCAL ITEMS  ASK YOUR GROCER FOR  Miss E. Deb-Jon will give lessens  Vecal Culture. Phrasing, Manage  ment aad central ef hreitth. tene  nroduetlon, eJncieatty taught. Fer  particulars apply Bex 12, or Fkene  146, Nanaime.  Invitations for the Eagles'   Ball on  the 21st are being sent out-today.  Smoke Little B. Cigais.  Mr.  Joseph .Hunter passed  through  to  Victoria on  the morning  traini  Mr. *J.  -T. Blanfl, superintendent of  the Waterworks Company, went down  to  Victoria on the morning  train.  _d���������  As an advertisement elsewhere i*-  this issue will slu>\v, tlie City Hand  gi".e a dance in the Opera House tomorrow, .night  Remember tlie City Band Dance in  tho Opera House Sat.. Feb. 3rd.,  commences at 8 p. m. sliurj). Usual price. '  City Clerk John Stewart's new office on Roberts Street is, with the  exception of the painting, which  ���������will he left until the spring, completed, and he will be moving his effects.from his old quarters in a day  or two. The new office is commodious .and well located and will undoubtedly, prove .very comfortable.  CUPONS  WHEN YOU PURCHASE  "NZ     ffs      7^  SWAN   SOAP  fi YOU MAY WIN A SINGER SEWING MACHINE]||  tt  ���������^���������3__s_B__sas_  A  Special  Line of Ladies'  Slipper  Clearin-f at $1.00 pair.  BLAIR & ADAM.  Buy your  Gum  Boots and Rubbers  at Simon Leiser <fc Co's., Ltd.  Smoke Big B.  Cigars.  CREATES  SUN'S AT ION".  The   Soo,   Out.   Feb.   1���������A rich  di.si-ii  cry      of  copper has boon m.xdo  ^ -Onlyrvo"ne or two men are li? work  on the streets *j|Ow. Until iA-lic Finance Committee present the estimates of the, year to the Council it  will not be known how much money  there will be for street work, so for  the p resent the streiet icommittee  will not commence any great repairs  hut when they know what sum will  he at their ' disposal for improvements plans will be nindc and work-  started in earnest, t  A thick fog en"'eloped the dower  part of town and covered ��������� the bay  last night and the officers of boats  coming into harbor l$jte experienced  'difficulty in making the wharf. Whis,-  tlcs were kept sound ng the night  through. " There was an unusually  heavy fog on the su*uli yeslr.rdav, -and  Captain Cutler, of the Wellington,  thought it advisable not to start o:i  the trip to Frisco until the weather  cleared somewhat, so the Wellington  t      anchored $������ the point.  SINCERE THANKS  Mr. Win. Smith desires The Ledger  to thank, in thc name of his bereaved children and himself,, all  those friends, ncluding his fellow  employees at the Tyee Smelter for  thcir kindness and sympathy in their  recent and never to '-be for������otten luss  of wife and mother, and to Supt.  and Mrs. Watson, for the beautiful  floral gifts so thoughtfully provided  at the burial.  , .'���������' Mr. Muir, who has held the ^position of secretary of the Ladysmith  Lumber Company for the past several years, le_v'es Ladysmith today,  having, resigned his office here. -Mr.  and '.tf.rrs. Muir will ire future reside  at South Wellington. Mr. Muir bc-  ,'ii'g' mi-naging. .director of the South  Wellington' Lumber Company, will  immediately take -ver the managi-  ment of the mill -at Lhat place. iTk.i"  ing'-.the years of their residence i'  this   city     Mr.    and Mrs. Muir La:.  .made many friends' who hope to  have the pleasure of seeing c-hem in  Ladysmilh fre-ojuently in the future,  and that their new place of. residence  will; be in every .way congenial to  them.   -o .   NOTICE.  . Notice is given that teamsters or  any other Person throwing garbage  on the E. & N. property, Victoria.  Road, .after ..this date, will be prosecuted.  K. A N. LAN'H   DEPARTMENT  -.-'two   iiiiles  from  Dean Lake  station,  on   the  Soo  branch  of  the  C.   P.   li.  j Jt hascrea'tod  a sensation.   .���������o ���������  IIQKLED TO  ETERXITi*  Vancouver, Feb. 1.���������A Japanese  workmen felltOO feet from liie top  of the Capalino canyon to Lhc jagged rocks below today, his body  being; ten'Tely mangled. This i-?  the first accident recorded , at the  canyon. The man was walking- a-  long   a plank  on   the   flume when  lhe  plank  slipped   and     the     unfortunate man  was  hurled  to  eternity. J  MUSIC  Pianoforte and Vocal Music thoroughly taught by Frank G. Ashton,  Guild Hall School and Trinity; Col-  lei, e of Music, London, Knij-iand.  "*'.- il of the late Thomas Wiiiu'ham,  *. D. & C., Or_anist, Brompton  wratory, London.,  Is now resident in Ladysmith and  prepared to take pupils. Harmony  and  Theory   a  Specialty.  Terms, etc., on application.  P. 0.  BOX  202.  ��������� o   Smoke: Big  B. Cigars.  , -o   Montreal,     Feb.   2���������Aid.        Ekcrs  was   elected  Mayor   of  Montreal    fco-  daj    by a   majority   of   3505       over  W.   A.   Dotan.thclrish   Catholic   candidate,   who  also  had   the      support  of  the   Temperance   party   which   opposed! JMr.   Ekcrs  because     hu    is    a  brewer.     In  Montreal   there ..is'.a  race  understanding-  by which  French  Canadians  leave   the  field   every   alternative term to   rciiglish     speak ing  candidates.     This   year it   was        lhe,  English term   and   Mr.  Doran    dedal'|  cs    that it  was  time Montreal     had,  an  Irish  Catholic chief      magistrate  and  he  made   this      and       a      te.m-  perance  platform  his  base      of  contention.    Mr.   Ekers was opposed by  every  Trish   Catholic  and  Protestant  church   and   temperance   organization  in   the  city,   but  he   was   supported  by all   the   daily  newspapers    except  the  Witness.       The   French    Caiiad-  an vote  was   largely   responsible for  thc majority.  mbroereT0 "  attempt to  wml crime  Norfolk, Feb. 1.���������The body of  W. D. Dolsen, aged 20 years, discharged irom the United States Mar  ine Corps here on Sunday last after  an honorable service of five years  was todayfound iu a trunk which  had been purchased by the alleged  murderer into which it is thought he  fcitendod to -paek the murdered mans  clothes   and   shjp   the  Whole        away  The Bes* Assortment in Ladysmith  They Come in���������  Axminstcrs  i  Dangers     of      Celd   and How      te  A*/oid Them.  More fatalities have their origin in  or result from a cold  than from any  other  cause.    This  fact alone should  make  people  more careful  as     there,  it no   danger   whatever   from   a cold  when it is properly treated in the beginning.    For many years  Chamberlain's  Cough  Remedy  has been   rec-  ogaized  as the most  prompt and   effectual   medicine  in'use  for   this dis-  jease-   It acts on   nature's plan, Io.s-  . ens the cough,'relieves the lungs, op-  j|cns the secretions and  aids  nature in  1 restoring .. Uie system     to a healthy  condition.     Sold  by  the Ladysmith  Pharmacy,  ���������    ���������  Mo^uctfe  iw i nm  ���������. ���������  American  In fact     EVERY KIND you  can think of,  50c. to $1.00  Walters &  Akenhead  MOTICB  Mortgage Sale  Under and by virtue of the powers  contained in        a certain     Mortgage  which   will bo    produced tt tlie time  'of the sale,   there    will be offered for  sale, hi  bUilir,   auction on  Faturhay  l->!. 3rd'., ; 1!������0G,     at the'hour of 10  o'clcck in the   forenoon, at thc Law  OfTuu of M. It.   Simpson, in  the city  of     Ladysmith,  B.     C,  by     G. R.  TliomaK,  the following property: Lot  ���������j nine     (9)     block ninety-seven,,   (������7)  and    buildings     thereon, s tuatfwl on  Baden Powell   'street-,'in the City of  Ladysmith.  j    Terms of payment can ,he arranged  j -villi the Mortgagor or his Solicitor.  I     For  fuithcr   particulars and  condi-  l ions'-of .salt apply to  RUSSELL SIMPSON  Solicitor for the Mortgagee.  Hated at Ladysmith  this 29th day  nt Jn'iiuary, A.  D-, 1906.  BLOUSES  We hare a few (Fall Blouses left, which"we will  Sell at very Uw Prices. All these goods are New  Purchases, but our Spring Stock of Blouses will  soon be here and we must make room  ������������������<������������������������������������������������������  FANCY FLANNELETTE BLOUSES $1.50 for 85C.  '���������      u       " $1.25 for 75C.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������  Remember we have only a few of these Blouses  left and cannot guarantee Sires  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  GEO. E MARTIN  BARRISTER   AND   SOLICITOR,  OFFICE  Opposite Windsor Hotel  nanAimo. I. c  GATACRE. 8T  2MMH__iia___--_____r___i  LADYSMITH  W. G. Fraser  aged      26 years,   with     whom    Dol-  sun  had  been  rooming*  in   a Nor  THE  GRIP.  ". ,;ore  we can  sympathize      with  ihers      we must havt' suD'ered our-  :,hes."   No  one can  realize  the   sail-j fron Norfolk before   the murder coum  ting   attendant   upon   an   attack     of ��������� -^"discovered."      Chas   F,       Taylor  ripp,   unless   he has   had the   actual  .xperience.    There is probably  no dis  'i-P      that  causes so much physical  .1  mental agony,  or which so   sue- '��������� folk lodgih-r bouse  where the murder  ^ssfuliy  defies  medical  aid-    All dan-   occun-od has  fled.      The     crime      1  :r  from  the grip,  however, may be     laid to  him an     the     police      aru  (iided   by   the-prompt   use  of Cham-f hdw   bending  every  energy     to    cap  .plain's Cough Remedy..  Among the i ture him.  * ens of thousands  who have used .this j >     __0-  .c-medy,   not .one case  has ever   been  ���������cported   that  has resulted   in.pneu-  tiuiiia or that has not recovered. For  -cule by the Ladysmith-Pharmacy.  So Vicikiiire t������ it.  Mrs. Chase���������Oh, I don't like to go to  ���������hat store! It's so unsatisfactory to do  our shopping there.  Mrs, Shoppen��������� Why, they have ever.?*-  tbing ttere.  Mrs. Chnse���������That's Just It. No matter  trhat you ask for, they can suit you  ifc'ht oS.  Very . Queer.  "Well, well, that's a funny thin-j."  "What is?" i  "Miss Passay was an old maid tn-~  ore she, married, end now "that her hii������-  ���������jflud la dead she has become a young  dridow.*'  HUTTON'S ONE RECIP6.  it  Aa to Klt'a  Complexion.  Maud���������Have you seen Kit Garling-  lorn's sealskin? It's .nothing,but an  "initalion on the face of it.  Irene���������Well, so's her own sldn.  .Ia������uary     -lag-aziios     at K night's  Tablet of,writing paper at all pri-  b~  from  10c up    -at. Knight's-Beek  -lore.  After this date  the price, for ,bread  delivered at   my     Customers' houses  will be FIVE   CENTS per loaf��������� 20  loaves      for    a dollar.     My    read is j  guaranteed     the best .made.       Shops*  run    by     white help    should  receive  white peoples';    patio-nage so long- as  they  are    properly conducted.     i  solicit a trial a*j your Baker.  C.  R. DOCILE,"-.-  THE WELLINGTON  BAKERY  Smoke Big.B. Cigars.-  COUGH REMEDTf  Mr. E. G. Case, a mail curries o'  ("anion Centre, Conn , who has been  its the Li S. service for about sixteen'  years, says: vWe. have tried many  cough., medicines for croup, hut Cham*  heriaiu's Cough Remedy is kitig ol  all, and one te be relied ou every timr#  We also" find ' it the best remedy', tot  coughs atd colds, giving certain results ' and leaving no bad aster ef  feets." Fer sxie hy The Ladyamitb  Piifrn-a������!f.  jg*fg������ftga_^���������___r___iMij*_!_* I  )^ai__s_____________^^  l"    Our Big W.  loee  We are now showing a Large Stock of|  Handsome Watches, Ladiss and Gents  and Other Jewelrykoi First Class Quality  o  nicow for  v>. FOTX!MriBR  V\ AiCMiWAKGi.'.   Jli-VELEU,  OPTICIAN |  First  Avenue,   'X    X   X      Ladyamith,. B. C |'  __Sia___________Bf������i^^  n  53  fHI  1  m  In Can Goods  Kl--____0ll_SF*-raC_W������_T  CTJ  I  J  s  HERRING  SALMON  DEV.  JAMS, DATES, ETC.  PAINTING   AND  PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done  ***M* ���������  ROEDDNG  Orders Promptly   Executed  STH  S  lair & Adam  i  pL_-_^___.^_^_^������������������. _. ..___^^.___,Jw_^_w_____tf������_,,  A. HOWE,[ofCHEMAINUS,has opened the MEAT-  MARKET lately    run  by W. Ward, on Roberts street  WITH A FULL LINE OF FIRST CLASS MEATS  and S?usage a Specialty  A TRIAL SOLICITED  A.   HOWE  Pb.one 20  Included    o    Paper    Cattew* ....'Iram  Eraser and Rubber Bands.  Perhaps the most ingenious and thc  most original of all schemes for ptt*  curing autographs was from a lady in  n western town. She -was raisin*; funds  lor the building ancl "support of a public  Cibrary, nnd she had conceived tbe idea  of Issuing n volume to be called "The  Authors' Recipe Book." Authors from  all over the country, the most dlsth**  gulshed of authors���������always authors  with a capital A���������bad been good enough  to send her a list of the favorite disbes  of their own construction, with their  method of making them.  The cookbook was one of the many  forms of literature to whiclr the recipient hud never turned his attention. He  had no in ore idea of cooking than be  had of milking a cow or of harnessing  a horse or. of setting a hen or of building a dynamo. He did not even care  what was cooked for him so Ion_ as it  contained none of the ingredient* of  tripe and none of the esseuce of tomato. But he was asked to contribute t  paper, which she would have reproduced In facsimile, stating what be  could prepare most to his liking upon  a kitchen range or in a chafing dish,  with his manner of procedure. This  quite nonplused him until he bethought  himself of one particular and peculiar  delicacy in the evolution of which he  could safely trust his reputation as an  expert. In reply, for which hereceived  no thanks, he said:  "Take a long paper cutter; attach to  the same by means of rubber bands,  and securely, an Ink eraser; insert the  ink eraser firmly into a marshmallow  plug and hold the same over a student's  lamp or study fire until the marshmallow begins to sizz, drops into the ashes,  puts out the light or burns your hand.  And eat while hot!"  Hc has never seen a copy of "The Authors' Recipo Book!"���������Laurence HuttoD  In Critic. -   -  Canned Fruit For Deaaert.  Canned fruit may be used for *es-  eerts in many ways. The Juice in the  *an should be heavily sweetened and  boiled down to a sirup. This makes the  fruit richer. Common canned peaches  heated in a thick sirup and served with  cream are very good indeed. Canned  raspberries make a delicious BavarUu  cream or charlotte russe.  Merchant Tailor,  (ist Avenue)  Pall Stock   on   hand. Call early and  get your choice  /*f*���������*<*___  Stoves  We are making them oi^the Newest ^Pattern and Lates*  .   '-,'.',';���������'-   '��������� '        Styles., '  WE DO ALL KINDS OF FOU NDRY WORK  * Our Prices are Reasonable ..  SEE OUR. NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  ���������  I**-ahdat-Ls'dy������mith Hardware Ccmpany  LADYSfllTH   IRON & STOVE WORKS CO���������~LTD.  'CO-  "TEARS'  EXI ���������&;���������'. .CHCX  S^^'-Be=|  Traci rV!j>.nK������  Copyrights Ac  . Anyone Bending A nkttrli and fleicrlptlon ma������  <iulcl;lr naoertaiu our, opinio��������� frea -wlinther a.n  mfontlon Is probably: patentable. Communlej*.  lions strictly coutldeuttal. Iliuidbooleon Patenti  lent free. OMest atiency for securing patonts.  Futonts taken tliroiigh Munn _ Co. rocolra  tptcial notice, without:���������inrce, Iu tbo  Scientific flttiericaj!.  .1 haudaomety illnitrMed weekly. I.arRcst dr.  dilation of any anletittUo toiirnal. Tertiia. 53 a  r������nr; four moivths, 91. floldbyi ,1 nc--r*.<1ea!era  ���������������������������������  rri~r-*-.T-\  - t-v���������T--r*-^ ���������-*w- ���������  DESIGNS        2  TR������OE-MAhKS   i  AND COPYRIGHTS ^  i a   _r_ u  i__-- a   *_r       OBTAINED       j  > ADVICE AS TO PATENTABILITY  ��������� Notioe in "laventive Age",-  }* Book "How to obtain Patents" _   _ _ _g __| ,  . Charge* moderate. No fee till patent is necured. 1- :  i   ���������    Letters strictly confidential. 7 Address;        X  .;^E. 6. SIGGERg^Patenl Laivycr, ���������tVashlngton, D. C. J  uoiHincu        <  FREE!  Charm of Good Humor< I  "Women who ask how to make themselves charming can be given no better  advice than to cultivate good humor,  which Is more tha.A anything else the  chief cornerstone of adaptability.���������Chicago Tribune.  Dr. R.  Diei  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at readable rates.  RESIDENCE AND OFFICE  Gatacre St.,       Ladysmiii;  OPEN  AT   Ml.- HOliR.������  AY, GRAIN and  Orders will he d������li"tBred aaywht-.t  in the city promptly and at the lo ���������  est posiihle prices.  Leave oritrs at Cbristic'i, un t_*  Eaplnnadi.  James Warned*  CUMMERCIAL HOTEL  1IR. and MRS. T. J. THOMAS,.labor ' Mount "Sicker'Hotel, and ol Ui-  Palace Hotel,  Nanaime,  have     . ...  ekased the . ;~\.'   "J  ���������COMMERCIAL HOTEL���������  en Deiilttas Street,.Victoria, eppesiW  the city kail,  aid invite their    old  PATRONS AND FRIENDS TO VIS  IT THEM WHEN IN VICTORIA.  TENDERS.  Tenders will be received hry1 thc undersigned up to Feb. 10th, next "at  C o'clock p. in., for supplying and  delivering at Uie "Shingle Mill, Ladysmith. . ,  40, piles- 40 ft. long at ..least 14 in.  at top end. '  These piles must be straight and  cut from green 'standing, timber ami  delivered not later than 30 days- after acceptance  of tender.  '/.iOWtst or any tender *jiot necessarily accepted.  '-The L/'J YSMITH-LUMBER CO  Diaries for 1961, at:-Knight's Be*-k  Store..-.":     .  M.B. SiiPSOl,  Solicitor,  Ete.    -  Money  to   loan  tj Avenue -     aARVSWV  /  NOTICB  Notice is kereby give* that I will  apply at the next. sitting of the Municipal Licensing Board for the trans  fer of the retail     li.quer lice_se held  by me for the Portland Hotel, sitiua  ted on Lot 10, Block d, First Avenue, to David I-Iynes.  JOHN GOGO  Russell Simpson, Solicitor.  -_;_i������  "CAPITAL   CAN   BE EASILY  IN-  \\*m.  1UI  AllV^  EXCELLENT  Train Service  BCTWCEN  CHICAGO, LONDON,  HtyiLTON, TORONTO,  MONTREAL, QUEBEC.  PORTLAND, BOSTON,  And tha Principal Builnan Centera of  Ontario, Quebec, and the  Maritime Provinces.  | ALSO TO BUFFALO, NEW YORK ANI  PHILADELPHIA, VIA NIAGARA FALLS.]  For Tim* Tablet, etc., addrtii  OEO. W. VAUX,  AuloUut Qen'l Pusiencer and Tlckat Acut, |  13B A*AM8 a-T.. CHICASO, ILL.  TER.ESTED if your business is  sound and legitimate; we will re-organize yo<u on a money earning basiu;  new enterprises successfully promofc-.  ed; v incorpo.vated; guaranteeing; underwriting; public wor^s finanoed;  corporate securities Vnarkcted; write  us. ...  CORPORATION SERVICE  COMPANY, of America. Pi-iuisylva-  nia  bid.,  Philadelphia,  Pa.  NOTIC*.  From this data the andersigned  will not be reuponsible for any indebtedness inctirrad except on a  written oraer signed by the secretary  Rowland Macliin.  V.  I.  EXPLORATION * BEVfiHr-  OPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability. ���������  Victoria, B. C,, May 18th, 190������t

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