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The Ladysmith Daily Ledger Feb 3, 1906

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 *   ,i'-M  [���������LE-1ISL  ATIVE ASSEMBLY:  ,<r*   0,V     '_____.     1-.5rVlMy!'  _._ ������ ������������������������������������->  DMEY Ledger  __������  TOL,.*  SATURDAY, FER. 3, IflOG  PR1C  KfT  50,000 ACRES TO  fi BE CLEARED  OKIGIM  A Special From Victoria Says Thatj  A very Large Tract Agrigating  '   50,000 Acres  Will Be Cleared Up This Season By  the Land Department of the  C.P.R.  EATEN BY  !    CANNIBALS  ' Victoria,' H. C, Feb. fi. (Special) waiting only lo ne cleared for sct-  -II. is re; or led on what seems good' Hers, to raise lar'g'" crops and add  authority that the Land Department' materially to the tonnag-e. of lie E.  of  lhe C.   P.  It., is arranging U, let   &  N.  Railway.       Modern  machinery  omloii, Feb. 3.���������News has reached  Liverpool from Bouncy by the Elder  Dempster liner Olenda of the death  of Dr. Stewart, of the Southern Nigerian government. Dr. Stewart  had been in tlio inlcrior with an  expedition conducted by the.Nigerian  forces. The , party were returning  to headquarters at Calabar when Dr.  J Stewart decided lo stay for a couple  of days at one of the camps. His escort con tinned along with the,' main  body of tlu> expedition, the doctor re  tain ing only his carriers. Willi thescl  Dr. Stewurl subscfc-jfftently started for  CuUibar river. The doctor went on  ahead of his carriers.     On one of the  TENDERS FOR  CLEARING THE  mi GROUND  contracts    for clearing up a tract or   will he used   for stumping  and clear-   occasions -lie missel the   man 7road  tracts    of     ground-on Vancouver's- ing the land and work will be pushed  land, aggregating fifty tliou.sa.iul  aci with the usual     well-known vigor  of  res.     The. land which will   be cleared the   Lund     Department of tho E.  it  lies     largely     hntwecn Nanaimo and N. Company.     It seems safe to say  Cumberland,    and there is, according that there are goo-d, times ahead for  to  the company's     reports,  a  large the people   of V-mcou-cr Island, and  acreage in l_nt section of as fine ag-- that     the season     of IS)OK will be a  ricultural    land     as  lies  out   doors, busy one.  LARGE HATCH    DRAMATIC  AT HARRISON,ENTERTAINMENT  New     Westminster, Feb. ���������������Thirty  As .before     mentioned the nu:ni/l.,is  million salmon is a i.f.uiitity almost    of the Lyric  Dramatic Club ar'.* pre-  too lal-jc for  the ordinary individual-  fully to understand its meaning,  i,ut  that is the numiber that is being taken    care of at     the Harrison Lake  Hatchery .this season.  They are all getting along splendidly and are-now being liberated.  Should they .all return to the Fraser  River and fifty per cent of them be  caught and canned, it .would mean  alone a pack -*-j,f over half a million  cases, so it can he readily seen how,  important ihe work of thc hatcheries is.  . The young; salmon which t^re now  being hatched at the Harrison Lake  Institution are sockeyes, oohoes and  spring salmon, but the sockeyes compose by far the greatest part of tlie  hatch. There are approximately  twenty-six million sockeyes, two million cohocs, and(two minion spring  salmon.  The ova were collected over a long  season and consequently are hatching  ut various periods, The first eg&s  taken out hatched out several weeks  ago, and the ypunfg,salmon are,now  ..being'liberated, Jbut the last eggs col  lected , will not be out for a month The' death is announced in London  yet and it will he ihe end of March ! following a surgical oF*2ration, .of Sir  or the begi lining of April before the! William Pink, five ..times. Mayor of  last young salmon are given their , Portsmouth, and Knight of the Le-  liberty. ' giou of Honor. '   ���������  I  paring a musical furce, which will Le  presented     in the    -Ladysmilh Opera J  Muusc on Friday next, Feb. SHh. The  entertainment    is to  be in aid of the  Ladysmith Recreation Ground.     The  committee     having    let the contract  for the     clearing and leveling of the  ground have but little money left  in  hand to     fence the     property.   It-is  of    course,   , important that this be  done without, delay and it will be an  oiipt-nsive undertaking, so it is ���������bso-  lutely     necessary for    them to raise  more funds.     In this work they will  assuredly receive the   hearty ~ support  of   the     public- at large.     The Dramatic Club   which is going to entertain hopes tp   realize a large sum of  money to    turn over to l_c coinjnit-  tee and thc entertainment should   be  patronized ^by_,a'l ���������.  and got into the village of a hostile  tribe. The carriers never saw him  alive again. They came upon his  bicycle lying in the track, and then,  making further search, discovered por  tions of a human body, which they  identical as tlm( of their late master. They then hurried to thc rjvcr  and gave information to the authorities. The report of the carriers  showed that the body had,not only  been mutilated, but had been partially" taten by thc murdeicrs. It  was said thc village where the tragedy occurred is. only about two day's  march from Calabar, and that the na  Lives there are known to be hostile  and to indulge in cannibalistic feasts  whenever \hey can do so without its  coming to the ears of the British authorities.  TO PLAY IN  VANCOUVER ISLAND  jRTERMEDiJkTE  *.  The members of the Football Club , Thc cmixaci for the clcari]lfi and  h-?ld a meeting in Campbell's Barber leveling of a portion ofthe fitfort  Shop, Esplanade, last evening. It grounds has been signed by the _*������c-  was decided to "enter two inteime- ccssful lcndMer, I). II. DoM������, and  diate teams for the Vancouver Is- , thc trustecs 0f the ground. Tenders  land Intermediate League. There I'eceiv<>'* were as follows:  will be a game between tlie Intcrmc- | ,D* TI*_ Dayis, ?C-17.50; Bryden &  diate teams tomorrow and the best Co., _$e<Sf); Thos.  men of the whole will be selected to  make up the team to play thc best  Victoria J_tei*medial-es. Neither Na  naimo. or Cumberland liaVc cnl-cicd.  It is hoped there will bo a huge  turnout at the frame tomorrow, ns  Uie directors ot the club are anxious  to get thc strongest possible team  to I'lay the Victotiaiis.  WILL SEND  A POLAR  EXPEDITION  Service $810; W.  GarijfrJi* .WOO;; J. Wanlass $1160; T.  Williams $1250; T. R.'Lawrence, Vic  loria, $I2G0.  A tender from Mr. James was for  $10") per acre clearing, and 22 cents  per cubic yard for leveling.  -o-  GRETER PART  OF VALENCIA  'HSKOIUT  MALONE ACAIN  IN TROUBLE  This Time He is Charged at Cumberland With Theft But Good Luck  Never Fails Paddy  And  He is  Discharged By the Magistrate And Told to Get Out  oi Town  The    luck    of Patrick    Malone,  it   such , individuals    roaming the coun-  Tfl  T  TWENTY-THREE  HMO. LINES  Victoria, Feb. 3. (From Our Own  Correspondent. ^Herman. II- Wolff  Consul General for Denmark at Montreal, has written Vice Consul W.  Ward, of "lliis city, informing him  that a Polar expedition in charge of  Cap I. Nickelsen will leave thc Pacific Coast shortly. Capt. Nickelsen | ^ ^"^ bee^cilsheTto  the Consul says, was recommended  to him *by ytho Minister of tlie Interior, and he asked Mr. Ward to  give all assistance in his power.  Tllti COURBET SAFE  ���������A     special Troni' Ottawa says thc  Grand Trunk Pncific branch company is  as\ing for   incorporation  for  thc purpose of constructing branch  i lines  to conmct' with   the Transcon-  1 tal    railway. The line will  be to  j Hali'itu.  St. .Johns,  Montreal,  and  The play to " be presented is a very Ottawa in Eastern Canada. To con  amusing one entitled; "The Two nect with 1he Canadian Pacific to  Bopnecastles."        It  worth seeing.  will be well Calgary, Battle Point, Brandon, "Rc-  gina and Hudson Bay. Also a lino  to-.Vancouver.as well as to Vamcou-  vcr Island, affording direct "connection with Victoria. There-will--be'  twenty-three branch lines in ail.  -      -\ '  PASTOR WAS CAUGHT.  Dr. Joshia, Hopkins, one of the  most famous Congregational preachers of his day, said some- things  about real tern perance and personal  liberty that shocked certain good pec  pie of Vermont.   ���������'��������� ,.-.''..  Dr.     Hopkins     happened to know  that most  of  the deacons  of      the  MILES OF WORDS.  In _ie Wc_ld's Work- an article   on  "Writing!     lor   a Living,"   contains  many anecdote* of-.the'ca.nser of the  writer for revenue; only.   Mr. Gilson  Willets says: ���������'."'.  An editor telephoned mo. or Thursday: "'**Can yoa sail with me Satur-  chureh had wine in their cellars; and  day     for     Europe?"   "Yes!"   Then  that they  were all given to tippling  meet me on ..the ship,.for'I have   no  "on the,quiet,'j and he did not hesi-  time--to see you before sailing."  As  DECIDED  AT POKER.  When the extreme western border  of Dakota was colonized there iwas a  lively squabble about what the new  country should be called. There were  four commissioners-'whose'duty it Was  to decide on the name, and at the  board meetings the -vote for the name  'of the county was always two and  tvyo, and public feeling began to run  high. John Winn suggested that the  four ��������� commissioners  should  take  500  The French bark Amiral Courhct  which was incorrectly reported from  Port Townscnd to ,havc arrived some  days ago, reached {Victoria yesterday  Thc vessel was in tow of the tug  Pioneer, which was sent --out to look  .or her. Grave* fears were expres  sed regarding the safety of lhc  French vessel. ' From the time.she  broke adrift from the Picjicfcr o������ the  night <if January 23 till she wis  sighted off Taloosh no word was ic-  ceived concerning her. The fact that  she was coming n\> here light ami  heavy gales which have been iagir.2;  caused shipping men to believe that  slu* had gone hown.  The vessel will ��������� remain in Port,  Townscnd tor the present. Her  charter to load grain ;has expired  ami she will most proMaidy lea.vc for'  Australia 'in conihany with two other French ships which go there- after  a charier.  '; _ _q   THE    REAL GUATEMALA  Guatemala is a country of great,  undeveloped resources. Twenty years  ago the lirst, railroad was opened con-  nectpiig the capital' with the Pacific  port of, San Jose,, a distance of \75  miles-. From Escuintla, a favorite wa  tering puce, a "branch extends to Ma-  zatciiango, and there connects with  another line, to' the port of Champa-  ic-o. On the gulf side, a road, the"  Guatemala Northern, is built from  Puerto Barrios to Rancho San ,Au  gusl.n, -a distance of 129 miles. With  the completion     of  the seventy miles  S. S. Lome was in jiort this  morning for Bunker coal. Capt.  Butler, (master of the Lome, was the  first to gctinenir thc.scene of th������  wreck-.' He got his boat quite close  yesterday and says the only part of  tho ill-fated -passenger ship that is  now visible is the cylinder heads.  The remainder     of the upper part of  pieces  by the heavy seas, the cylinder heads  being the only part strong enough  to withstand the waves.  After Coaling here the Lome went  -on to the West Coast to get more  bodies. She took seven to Victoria  yes le relay.  would seem.,  is    something like that  of the proverbial cat'which is blcsficd  with nine li\es.   Three times at least  has Ti*������''    lieen brought up in the 'court  of justice on serious charges.      Once  lie    came    up at the Assizes charged  with manslaughter, ami   in this case  the   grand    jury returned no fcill.    A  couple of months later he was charged with theft in Ladysmith nnd sent  up for trial,    confessed his ginlt _nd  was  fold by the   judge to he a good  boy     in the    future, and nischarged.  The   latest   'is      he     wanders up,to  Cuml-ferland   and     gets into  trouble.  lie seems to   do little else.     At ihe  little   coal   city he     was accused _.f  stealing   from    the pockets of a Inan  sleeping    in    the'same room.     From  ail     accounts     he    did not deny the  charge, trusting to his fast becoming  noted luck, he did not -think ,:t worth  the trou-blle.     It is easier to i'lay lh0  part of a penitent.     However,  he is  again    reprimanded. (Naughty Paddy  you must be a good'boy.) and is given a dollar     and told   to get out of  town.       Isn't it     pleasant to have  try?       TU   V ^ ���������-,  The,Herald this morning says: #.  Arrivals from  Cumberland brought  word     yesterday     that Pat Malone,  who,.is    well known, in Nanaimo, _as  again been in trooble.     As "usual tho *  6ame good luck accompanies him, for  after being up before the magistrate ,  charged with theft he is given a dol-,'  lar   and     told to     get out'of town  within an Ihour.     Pat landed fei Cum  herland  broke and some good samari  tan gave him     a note to take to  tha  Vendome    hotel, of that place, which  had the effect of securing him meals'  and a berth for    the night.     Malone  was     put in     a room with another't  boarder who #arose early next morning to   go to work.  ,(   When Malone  got out     of bed     he is said to have   -  gone through the    clothes of his bed  partner*'and     rifled them of its con-"  tents. | He was summoned before the,  magistrate anil charged with the offense but on stating his circumstances   was allowed his     liberty on the  condition -ihat he get t^ut of town.'  tate to denounce them as rank i;mr  postors/ i The father of thc elderly  ladv  who  told  the story  was him-  the     ship steamed down New York 'poker  to decide,   the chips to  repre-  white chips each and jilay a game of intervening        between     this      port  bay, I asked: "^hy are we going to  Europe?"  "I     want you,"  was   the  self a deacon of the church,, and he answer, ''to get facts in Berlin, St.  had a "powerful weakness" for the I Petersburg, Paris and London, and  teer that was brewed at a small kVrit������ a series of articles on 'The Am  brewery  in the neighjiorhood. erican  Commercial  Invasion  of   Eu-  One afternoon he*chanced to be "rope." "  walking along the road,! when he I That year I crossed the Atlantic  saw-Dr. Hopkins come out of tlvj' 's\x times, making three.round trips;  brewery, place a jug under the'scat f0r besides the trip to get the i������a-  of his buggy and climb in. The ilea- ieria'1 for the "Commercial Invas-  con accosted him and asked for a ion" articles, I inade separate trips  ride to town. The request was through the poorest country of  granted.   As soon as thc horse had    Erin's     Isle,  mostly  in carts,     to  write "The Depopulation, of Ireland"  and ttirough the sluaiberland o* Alfonso     XIII.  *���������  write  resumed  its     oven trot down     t_e  road the deacon said:  "Well,  parson,  you arc discovered.  I saw you     put something suspicious ^iotf Wekcome in Spain*.'  under  the seat of the buggy, but    I  promise   not     to ttn H you will divide with me."  The eminent divine turned uponlhim'  a benignant smile, 'as  he  said:   "So  you have caught me practicing what.  I preach.       I say  it is a matter for  each  man's   conscience.    Now  I feel  that I am justified in getting    that  jug from the brewery.  I shall      not  drink  a drop  of it.   I got it for my  wife; hut if you  want a drink you are  welcome to all you can take    from  the mouth cf the jug. I have no cup"  "Thank you, parson," the deacon   returned.  "If your wife drinks beer,  I  am ysure you will not tell on me- Let  me have the jug when  we reach yonder clump of trees,    that will screen  us from view.   I will  show you how  much  I can take from  the mouth  of  the jug atone pull,"  and he reached  for the jug.  sent  $5   each.    This   was ' agreed. to,  and   the  game  commenced   with   the  entire population  on  hand.    For  two  hours -little gain was made, and Alien  a jack  pot      caunc around,   for   which  seventy-three hands were dealt .before  it was opened.    Finally   Commissioner  Edwards opened.it for $100.   He held  three kings,  J'udd  La Moure held    a  zig-zag  and   thc  others   dropped   out.  dealt himself five cards, and  thc betting- eom-tiienced.   Men with revolvers  Edwards   drew   otic card.    Ln, Moure  several raises there was $5,000 in the  pool, private money, bus ides the chips  kept the crowd Irom the tadjic.   After  Americans    Then  the hand  was called.   Edwards  held three kings,  and La   Moure, had  drawn  a full,   three  fives  and  a pair  of     fours.     He rose to  his feet  and  cried,   "Gentlemen,   this  is  McKcnzic  i  As soon as they reached the tree*  the  entire  road   being   deserted,     he; county," and so   it was and ,is called  drew out  the  cork,  threw  back his  ! The game lasted eighteen hours,  and  head     and    made ready  for  along,    La     Moure     and Winn  were carried  strong pull.   Suddenly he began     to   shoulder high around thc town, which  cough, sneeze and splutter,  while     a   saw no  sleep  that  night.   The  cards  torrent    of bubbling     brewer's yeast held by La Moure arc to he found am-  spread QVer.his face, his hair awl his  ong the archives  of the county,   lab-  clothing.    It ran  down   the  back  of    clcd  "La Moure's  Five  Card Draw.  his coat'and the  front of life  shirt;  0., .    .  it got into his eyes, his ears and' his 1  nose;  but. the parson  comforted him  by saying:  "You  see,   I never drink it.   1  got  it foi- my wife.'"'  ami Guatemala City, there will he ������  continuous line between the gulf and  I he .Padlie. ���������  Tiie latter road was wen 'construct  ed, and opened' 'to traflic ten years  ago. However, it is adillicuit matter  t0 keep a road in repair in these tropical countries because of excessive  rain and the action of thc dements  and insecls upon the tics. In the J2!l  miles of track there are 230 bridges  and many of them arc over streams  which, in the rainy season, are raging  torrents; In that season many of tin-  streams change their course or widen  their beds and wash out the track  Consi(ieial) c work has been and i*-  bcing done on . the extension to the  capital.  The greatest problem with the rail  road, as wen as with other enterprises, is labor- The Indians will csi  ly worh spasmodically. Sometimes thc  political governors will compel jjihcin  to work, but this cannot execed^four  teen days. Then they draw thci,r pay  and leave. The plantation owners  ������ overcome this by advancing the In  diaus a certain amount of lnorey anil   o  then the     law compels them to work  until thc debt is     paid.   Each pianta-  Ifc   is asserted  by   the British Medi-  Tiion bas an  alcalde,      or mayor,   who  al   Journal   that  men's   necks      are    nas  u,c power  to   enforce  the ��������� laws,  There are more railway tunnels, via  ducts and railroad bridges in Switzerland than in any other country in  the old world.  longer than they used to be.   o   and he can put the recreant-laborer  in the stocks or in iaii if hc refuses to  hunt up and bring him back if heat-  tempts to     escape  One bijlion six hundred and twenty  million gallons of coffee arc drunk in  often taken     as security for the one  the United States every year.  Another mozo is  irit  employed���������Th?  Pilgrim;  FORTUNE       IN     SOAPSUDS  *   *���������*  Lord    Masham',  one of the greatest  inventors     of the '   last century, has  written the     story  of his struggles  and his triumphs.  WooJ-coaihong ami silk-combing  were the special studies of- Lord  Masham,, who, with his brother, commenced business in 1838 as worsted  spinners and manufacturers under the  name of J. and S. C. Lister. Thc  inventive genius of the man speedily  asserted itself and he took out a pat  ent for fringing shawlsf  Many disappointments attended his  early cfTorts to impiove wool-comb-  ing. Re took out patents for washing and prepaiing long and short  wool, and linkshed his research in  Ill's direction hy patenting a process for treating the soapsuds.  "For .many years.," ho'says, ���������***  used to ho,- ���������t that I kept mv house  out,of my drain, as it made mc several thousands a year. In ten year's  I had left nothing much for anyone  else to do except to improve upon  what -1 had done."  The celebrated Mann high am plush  loom was the result of the joint  labors of Lord Masham,and Mr. Rci-  xach. ��������� Mainly through its use thc  profits of the business for several  years were two hundred thousand  pounds a year.  ��������� _o :���������  F.VE MOREj  BODIES ON  THE WVETTA  Victoria, Feb. 3, (Special)���������Steamer Wyetta has left' B_mficld for. Victoria with five more bodies from thfe  Valencia wreck. She tried to call  in at the wreck for six bodies which  are awaiting removal, but was unable to get there on account of tlie  rough sea. Tug Lome will lea,ve in  the morning for the bodies. Those  being brought down hy the Wyetta  are not   identified.   o .-       - .  WEST COAST  SAWMILL  ATTtMPT TO  OBTAIN LENIENCY  FOR SMITH  .  FARMERS TO INVADE LONDON  ���������A. committee was appointed at ,i  meeting of farmers in Onga'r, Essex,  last week, t0 arrange details of  a novel .scheme for the direct- supply  of farm produca to. London. A mim,-  be;* ef <!r.p_ts W'l! be established throughout Essex-with Ongar as a J-lj.se,  whence meat, milk, and fruit will be  collected and sent in vans to the me-'  tropolis for sale on ,sfails- to ne placed in the streets of Westminster.  CONNETICUT- SCHOOL  MA'AM.  The Coiineticut schooima'am is a  numerous article. She's always entertaining ancl sometimes handsome.  She's vivacious, intelligent, alert and  is capable of supplying her share of  the  con\crsation. She's   generally  cheerful.      usually  creates  a sunshiny  atmosphere,   ancl   ordinarily   is   equipped  with  a helpful smile.       As       a  nne she's underpaid  and  thinks she's  overworktd. .If she loves  chiidre.i  and undtrstand-s them she's a queen  and her sway becomes a benevolent  despotism.; At her best she's a benign influence���������at her worst, but she  never is at her worst.  The school ma'am is one of Connet-  icut's most useful products. The  work which she docs is important,  vital. far-reaching. Than hers no  mission is greater except, that of the  mother. She     has more  than  her  xiiiiota of perplexities, but somehow or  other she manages  to  enlarge   from  them,  usually   with  a smile- She gets  ^Vancouver, Feb. 3.���������The first of  the shipments of 'machinery for a  large saw* and shingle mill arrived  hero over the O. P. R. irom the  East yesterday in fifteen large cars,  and is today t������i"g unloaded from the  cars to the wharf for shipment bv  steamer to the site selected for the  mill on the west coast of Vancouver  Island, in Mosquito harbor, Clay-o-  quot Sound.  The name of the company building  thc mill is the Sutton Lumber &  Trading Company. Seattle capitalists who have laf.'ge mills mi Ballard compose the company, and have  employed thc services of Mr. E. G. i  Pake, an eastern millman,. as mana-.i  ger.     Mr.    Pake is an expert in the I  Barrister Grant, of Victoria," at ,'  the Supreme court at the capital on '"|  Monday .will appeal for hat-pas corpus in the case of J. X. Smith. It  is alleged that there was much irregularity in the Proceedings here,  and that the imprisonment is illegal.  J. X. Smith .pleading guilty of the  charge of gambling br looking on  while others gambled at a common  gaming house, was ordtied by the  court to, pay a fine of $50 and costs  amounting altogether to $91, or-  serve the two months imprisonment.  Smith .took the time and now his  solicitors are endeavoring to abstain  his release, as before mentioned, on  the ground that the proceedings at  toe  Ladysmith court was uregular.  NANAIMO MAN  BADLY HURT  Nanaimo, Feb. 3.���������An. almost fatal  accident occurred shortly before five  o'clock yesterday afternoon as thc re  suit of which Mr. D. H. McRae.of  Rob ns( street received such���������_5yere injuries as necessitated .his removal to.  the hospital.  Mr. McRac, who is a carpenter em-  lumber business, having had a great ployed by the Western Fuel Company,  deal of experience on the Great iLak-' was engaged in the construction of  es, where he superintended the crec- an addition to the washer _ear,,No.  tion of a number of the largest mills ] pithead and was hoisting up a Cxfi  The mill is to he in operation on square timber with block and tackle  June I. The company's entire cut ; when the chain which held the i-ini.-  is int.-nded for export trade, the in-j her broke allowing the timtCK to fall  ten tion not bfins to cater lo thc lo- .' to the    ground. In the descent it  cal de.ni; nl. Thc present plans are struck the unfortunate man on tho  to send the entire output around the bead and right shoulder, finally resting on his leg. which it broke just  above the knee. As soon as possible. ������������������  the injured man was conveyed to the  boshi tai and    atUndcd to    by     Dr.  Horn to New York and other eastern states markets in large sailing  vessels.   o   E. & N, Surveyor King, with a  couple of assistants is at work taking-: levels at the ravine through  which it is proposed to take the  wharf    road. He is to submit thc  estimate of the cost     of makinn* the  siiiiwny to the C. P. R., jand also to  the City.   o ���������  Sir Joseph Ewart, who was kniglit\  ed in IS OS, and had been thrice Mayor of Brighton-.,- died there last  week at  the age of   sevetty-five.  "Who is    supporting Starleigh this  more- criticism than  she deserves and  season?  His     wife.     "His wife!  less praise than she.s entitled to.  She stands for something, accomplishes something, amounts to something.      Hartford  Courant.  why     '!��������� never    knew she was on tlie  stage."      She isn't, but she takes in  washing."  you.  Drysdale, .who ipon investigation  found the injuries sustained to be  very serious and consisted of |_ Woken thigh, right shoulder ami shoulder blade bruised, and two bad lacerations, one on the top, and the  other at the back of the head. The  force or the blow rendered Mr. McRac ,unconscious and at a late i_>ur  last night although a slight improve  ment was noticeable he had not entirely regained consciousness.   o   Adoring  Grandmother���������Isn't hc     a  lovely child?  Calm  Visitor���������Yes, he's a   nice little baby   Adoring  Grandmother  .(interrupting  ���������And     so intelligent!      He just lies  there _ji day and breathes and hirteath-  es and breathes.  :*,-,  , :.n._"r' nwia-T ~it���������"  ���������se  DA1LY tBDGHR  THE DAILY LEDGER  f-ublished   every day except Sunday.  BY        THE        DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE  AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  DO oeuts  a month;    (3 per year   in  ,   advance.    Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  SATURDAY, FEB.  1906  t ?-t i������ ..'. ��������� i fVft  ENcti--    '*-  anafmo) Ltd.  ty/T\-. WM. M&NSIE, Pre_������e_t  cs-r  J. w.  Telephone!*} (>  COBURN.  ��������� ..--,    i-%;  ���������tor  Is there a Hatiess Woman?  A Hatiess Miss?  A Hatiess Child?  ~w Left in Town  __outr-r Jllouie and To-��������� mouse Ttra*.  ble Has Foundation In  Fnet. '      JUB  Tho fable of the,country mouse and ^p     _    the town mouse has a foundation in J3*  yry,.^is  fact. Mice occasionally, migrate in ._���������** ^   Kea v-to-AVear Hats '     '  numbers when food grows scarce and ^B������ ���������}������*<% to ���������������cai Hals  toivel considerable distances to fresh -^   The  Tourist .Motors      ^  houses.   Farmers'in a part of Perth- ^1 Blacky latent 'Leather Motors  shire   had  a   good   reason  to- become ^_a  Velvet  I ounst Motors -  nwa-e of this  fact when a  couple of ^B������  Children s Felt F.'o*r>  years ago vast swarms of mice invaded ^5J   Children's  Trimmed Hats  'their o.'>"-nnelds at harvest time.  THREE     DAYS   OFFER   COM-  MENCES WEDNESDAY  MORNINQ  ,Your Choice of a Big  Window at Each  ���������*"--������  Regular $1.00 to $4.5fl  ieu 0,*>r!ineiu,v ai. i..u \ usi. i....-- ^p - '���������������������������-,  But lie mouse only travels when it ^������3 Save money on  Pit Shoes���������we  cannot  has to.  The rat, on the contrary, seems ^������        -  fo take a yearly outing, in very much ~8_������  thc same fashion as do human beings. Jk*  Rats arc the most migratory creatures     331  ���������In the world.   Troops of rats leave the     Jpa  towns at tbe end of summer and spend J23J  a month or two iu the country, appiir ""*  quote    these    prices much J  longer. Why?      Because   tha'-t.'OOO pairs wc bought of  Nanaimo made are' nearly gone���������just a few pairs,  left:     You'll pay $2.75  for the  Shoe we're selling at $2.  ently in order to enjoy the change of  food which the country affords at that  time of tbe year in the way of fresh  fruit and grain. Before the cold weather sets in they are all back again la  their old quarters.  Reindeer migrate with the same reg*  .ularity as swallows. They move south  when winter sets in, but as soou as over the snow begins to melt they travel  steadily north, sometimes for as much  as a thousand miles. i  To end a holiday by deliberate suicide is so strange a phenomenon that  for;a long time naturalists looked upon  the stories of the migration of the lemmings as an improbable fiction. Yet the  facts are beyond dispute. At irregular  intervals these ratlike creatures start  out from their homes in the fastnesses  of northern Scandinavia in huge droves  numbering tens of thousands and travel steadily southward. Death pursues  them in a hundred forms. Hawks and  other birds of prey hover above them.  Thousands are drowned in rivers. Yet  the rest struggle, on until they reach - .  the sea. They do not stop. They pluuge  In, swim out and struggle on until at  last their strength fails and they  drown. Not one ever returns from thi������  Journey of death.���������London Answers.  Wert) it not for the disgusting aeff  cwceit of tbe roosters one might to  Joy a poultry nhow. The rooster to  near to uutart'C heart He ha_ not  dvilizatic*. enough to veneer his or*.*-  Ions with common politeness and st**- An  falre, and his 4isgusti_a exbibitio**, A  tbe art of beinj It offends good t������s%������  and reflaement Ho^������ the ben rat,**  ages U������put up with it la certainly om  of to* mysteries of theeoop. Tf six or  eight hens would Join a bena* clr%  modeled after S������rosis Vkd thro*? the  rooster down good and bard once or  twice, he would soon dlscoYP-r that ho  was not the only kernel on t_* _*_-  '-.   Nanaimo  inside-,   counter  made whole haclc'  ....   .���������.$2.75 ^  Nanaimo.,     made  outside .counter  whore kiP   $3.00  1  ���������r  sa___ar_ss____sss___s  COMPETITION  MlW^WWWi  The ������rn_on Tree.  The dragon tree' (Dnicacna draco),  which yields the astringent gum resin  called dragon's blood, is an old settle*,  of the Canary islands. A veritable colossus of this family once grew in tbe  town of Orotava, Tenerife, which was  eighty feet in circumference at the  base, hollow inside, with n staircase  for visitors to ascend to the bra aching top of the trunk. Humboldt remarks that its uutiquity must lmvo  been greater than that of tlie, pyramids.: This giant went down la a hurricane in 1807.  A  Spelling-   IIuie.  At a school inspeXIon some "tf *Ck  boy������ found a difficulty in the correct  placing of the letters "i"..an*. "3" in  such words as "believe," "receive" ������tc-  when the Inspector said Mandly, "My  boya, I w_* give y^u an infallible rubs,  one I iirt-ariably use myself." She  pupiia were all attention, and even rfi������  master prickfed m. his ears. T**e ia  ���������pector continued: "ltls siropi-r tm_  Write the 'i' and *e' exactly silk* a_4  put tbe dot in tb������* middle over them."���������  London Telegraph.  Hot "What He Meant.  Mother (to her daughter)���������Will yo*  play that new sonata for the dv/Ctor?  Daughter���������But, i-i.imnia, the docta*  has had so much u-.irrow lately��������� DrrO  tor���������But, my dr.ir young lady. _> b������ p4  rou play will   not be pleasure  VSLrtJi^u:~mi.v**n\.-   *r  I  I  fi;  I  (A  k:  I  N  N  il  rile a S.or  lie West  that would have the true  ring     to  it,'tho  author would  of    necessity     require to live  there for a time at least. He  must     study     the character.  istics of  the western  people-  have to   become ona   of them,  living their daily liie, sharing  thcir    jo\s      and      sorrows.   |i  Be- would  have    to mix   with   ������}  then,  socially  u.nd  in   a  ht_i-  ���������������;  ncss way.     in       short    he a  "Westerner "     Its _ (pucsUc-n ���������$  ���������1     nr,r,l(illrm< F.I  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILL������   AT   FIDDICK   AND   LADTSMITH-Shlanles   ������.  3peci_ltr.  ���������ManufacturerE     of��������� ;       v  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc , of the Best Quality.  3e___ned   and   Kiln   Dried   Flooring    and   Fi_t������M_i     Lmmter   ia   Stawk  cTWONEY TALKS/-  AS LwUB T_  US  AS  AltTQWE.  IF YOU ARE PAYING GASH FORYOUR  MB AT  Y__������  BOLLARS W  ILL   _0   FURTWBR   IF  YOU, 1WY FROM US   Qur Cash Prices Cannot Be Beaten   PAN NELL  &    PLASKET7  STEAM   HEATED  WEI-t  FTjkNISHED RMMS  BAR SUPPLIED WITH    IE!  WINES, UQUORS, CIG4RS  ABB0TSF0RD HOTEL  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  LADYSMITH, B.C  Good tables and good  Rooms  Esquimait   & Nanaimo Rai'way  Time Table No. SI  Traiu* leave Ladys*_ith for Victoria and  all intermediate stations    at  9.H a.M. daily,  aad at 4.00 p.m. on   Wednesdays,     Saturdays   ana   Sum-  days.  Train leave Laayssaith for Wellington and all intermediate stations  at 11.57 a.ia. daiiy, ana at 6-00 p.m. oa Wed na days, Satdrdays and  Suaiays.  Excursion Tickets ^-aa___2>-  ON SALE TO -AND/-FROM ALL STATIONS  geed f������r going journey Saturdays and Sundays, returning not later than  th* f������ilavwi__ Monday. t.l.i_i. !._, .__ .. i  I i     *. ,.   Steamer Joan   Sails from Ladysmith for Vancouver every Saturday at .6.CO a.M-. and  returning sails frem Vancouver     foe   Ladysmith at 2.30 p.m.  Cer. Fert end!   Gorernraeat Stre**ts.,  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist.   Fit. A Pass. Agt.  D  1AV*������ HYNKS, Pra>������ri������t*r  Board at reasonable  Rates  Tbe bar is extra well  Stocked  Board aad lodging $1.00 per day.  He Sold and Left.  A lawyer bad a horse that always  stopped and refused to cross a certain  bridge leading out of; the city. No  whipping, no urging, would induce him  to cross -i(, so he advertised him. "T.?  be sold for no other reason than that  the owner wants to get out of town."  _____>-_________--���������------������-_____>*���������>.���������.  A  StronaT Part.  Soubrette���������Yes, the understudy says  he used to have a very strong part on )  tlie stage.    Comedian���������So he did.    He '  ased to be a scene shifter and lift the  mountains and castles.  This Hotel has   been completely  \fei- renovated. <���������  HOTEL    PRETORIA  JOHN THA, Proprietor  ftar  Supplied  with the  Best   Wines, 1st Avenue :-: :-: >: Ladysmith B.C.  Liquors and Cigars.**  DUNDEc  Scoilands Best.  lit mm m  E_5_7r__^������*K-s**'^ *&��������� ���������������������������-���������  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subjects taught; also ian  guage", drawing in pencil and cr&y  ons, 'paint ng in oils and water col  ors, pianoforte and vocal lessons giv  en in classes or individually.  MISS  BERTRAM,  Ladysmith, B   C.   O-���������������������������   For high class ������tati������n_ry call at  Knight's  Book  Store.  There is so ether medicine mann-  ���������"acliircd that has received so, uimcIi  praise and so many expressions ol  gratitude    as      Chamberlain's  Cough  Remedy. It is effective, and prempt  relief follows its use. Grateful par-  vnts everywhere do not hesitate to  lestify to its merits tor the; benefit  of others. It is a oertain cure foi  croup and win prevent the attack it  yriven at the first appearance of the  vli.sease. It is especially adapted to  children, as it is pleasant to take  nnd contains nothtaifj injurious. Mr  E. A^ Humphreys, a well Unown res  ident and clerk in the store of Mr  Locke, of Alice. Cake Colony, South  Africa, says*. "I have used Ciiambei  Iain's- Cough Remedy to ward oH  croup and colds in my family. l  found it very satisfactory and itglives  mc pleasure to recommend it." For  spin hv The Ladysmith Pharwacy.  Best accommodation for transient  utd permantnt boarders and lodgers.  U^AND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has been oomfort-  a ly furnished and the bar is up-to-  d*te. Rates (1.00 a day and ������p-  w\rds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  Heplanad* :-������-: '���������:  :���������������������������: Lad-fgrnlth  THEJONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Qooct Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Hlock from Depot.)  GAT ACRE   STREET-      Ladysmith.  ii  GALEDO  p  ������r  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  R,P. RITHETI  & Co.,  Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA, :���������: :���������: :���������: .���������: :���������B.O.  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Rates $1.25 and|1.50��������� (,  Free bus to all steamboat landing!and  railway depots. Electric care every 11 vt  minute? to all parts of the city. Bar  and table.unexcelled.  F. BAYNJES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER   B, C.  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  Jas. R. McKinnel  Proprietor.  Fire Proof     Building.  Modern  and      Strictly  First  Clais.  Commercial Mens' hcadaaarters.   ���������  WANTED���������By      Chicago    ��������� wliolesaln  house, special representative (manor  woman) for each province ia 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.  THE COHroHTABUC WAY.  TO FERNIE,   B. C.  Read Down      . Read Up  ��������� p.m. I,v.   Victoria   Arr.   4.00 p. in.  t.M p. m. Lv.    Seattle     Arr. 9.00 a.m.  ������.2i p. m, Arr.    JjTerett    Arr. 7.30 a.m  ,3a a. ni. Arr. SrOKANB A:r 7.45 P-'������  6.25 p.m Arr.   Rexfard   Arr 12 30 p. 111.  S.io   p. iu, Ar.    Elke   Arr.   10:42 a. iu.  ��������� ,oo;p.m.. Arr.'  Ferule   l,v.9.55a,  m.  ONE NIGHT  Ta ail Kootenay Points  TWO   NIGHTS  To    Winnipeg and St. Paul  Close Connections  For   - Chicago, Toronto.  Montreal and  All Points East & West  'M: 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 an points.  Steamship Tickets  For tickets, maps, berths  reservations . and ^complete  information call on or address,  S. Q. Yerkes       E. R. Stephen  A.G.R.A. , G.A.G.N. Ry  Seattle Victoria. B.C.  MJ. HENRYS  NURSERIES,    8REENH0USES  AND SEED HOUSES  8010 Westminster Road,  VANCOUVE8, B.C  Headquarte.-s     for PACIFIC        GRJW^    Garden,  Field,    and      lower   Seeas.  .New.    crop ia slock ready  lor     distribution, ask your  n-u-rcbaut   lor thorn in sealed . nac'-'ets.-.    If lie does not  handle j    them we will -pre-'-  pay   to   your,taearest post-  ���������lTkv������ fifty fiVe cent, packets,  eur ssleetitbn ���������( gijod varie-  'ties,"::ifoi: JU-00   to. intrb-  duce them.  ��������� ���������-Large*   , stock:    of      Home    -  . GROIf N Fruit and - Orna-  mentajil' Trees   bow Hi������-  tnrei    (or     the Spring  No expense,    loss or -delay of .fumigation or in-  '   spection.  Let   ne.; price   your  list  before placing your. order.  Greenhouse    Plants, Florals,  .Fadcaf-pBS,'    Fertilizers, etc.     ���������  TICKET   OFFICE  ������������������  Cor- Government and Yates Sis  VICTORIA, B C  Transcoiitinent .1  Trains Daily  3  3  ./';  ONE   IS THE  "NORTH   COAST   LIMITEH."    N  The Electric Lighted Train tn tha  ������ East  -  Tickets on sale to ai; Eastern   anal  Southern points at lowest rates-  Up-to-date     Pullman    and     Tourist ���������  sleepers      on all  trains.  Dining  Caz  service Unsurpassed.  Steamsnip Tickets  on sale to   and  from all European Points.   Cabin ac-.ij  commodat'on reserved by wire.  For     furthsr  write the office.  A. D.  Chariton  A.G.P.A,   N.P.,  Portland, Ore.  particulars    rail 01  Phone MaiD 490.  E.  E.  Blackwood,'  General Agent I  Victoria, B.G;  I  I  1  el*  of knowins local condiUons  The same reasoning applies  to the "Leckie Boot'] f-x  Western Miner, the Prospector  a:ul  the Lumberman.  The makers of the " Leckie boot" aru Westerners with  Western experience. They  know what to make and how  to mio--'e it. Its not so much  a question of p*rico as of quality. Their sole aim is to  make a better boot for the ������  <sn.rr,e money���������and the "LEC  K-IE  BOOT" is  it.  gMANUFACTURED BY.-  LTD.  VANCOUVER. B. C.  GHT  injure the surface,  oilcloths and linoieu  Wash oilcloths  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  Sunlight Soap cleans, freshens and preserves  Sunlight Soap washes clothes white without injury to the mbst  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 tIMlTED, Toronto  THB CITY MMRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  ist.' Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  PAINTING,        PAPEKM ANOINQ  ' -���������,: ,: ���������       ��������� ���������'   ���������*���������  Work dene properly and at rlo*hi  a rices. A *iuil line of Wall Paper,  and Painter's Supplies Residence on  Roberta Street  J. E.  SMITH. ProT*  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your tickets rear?   rl������\  the  I     THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.     -J  PURCHASERS  AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH  C.  \{   HEAD OFFICE  DUNCANS STATION,  Vancouver Island, B, 0.  GLERMONT  LIVINGSTON  General Managei.  If you like���������  A  smooth,, easy   shave,  an  even,  well-finished     heard trim, a good  bath, or a stylish Hair-cut.  You will go to  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARI ORS  HIGH STREET.  The  only  line now  making    UNION  DEPOT    connection* at ST.- PAUL  and      MINNEAPOLIS    with       the'  through    trains    from    the    Paciflif  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THI  FINEST. TRAINS,   THE   LO.WBStJ  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   OH*..  CAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS ������ITyJ  and ALL POINTS EAST. <N  For complete information ail*- you,*!  local agent' or write,  F. W. PARKER  General  igeatj  7*20 .'2nd. Aye., Seattle.  B>*-fe������*-i_ ���������������>���������*_���������������"_- ft*i- mi Pi-*ferr 9:U.-������;-H: p-*t^. f^'_ *���������*_- r.'-fe r*'fe ������*'fe ^'fe- t>;_r������-*''_-a������'-t*:*.*-k'a  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEB A CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATL1  BAKED  AND FRESH.  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to be delivered at any tii_e.  Employment ApencT  GEO.YUEN  Merchant Tailor  ���������nil ,ttnumm..wtrtKimtmmtr*T*in < tntm <���������'-*-������������������������_���������  Ladysmith ^Vf       [AP B.  ���������  Mannfacturers of the Fanlous  CUBAN BL05SOT  None bu   W_ib_ l,a_or    Employed  fi. J. BOOTH, Prop  ..Dea era In  .1  Pianos andj  Organs..  Ladysn.lth, B.C  Dr. Dier enn he foumi sit any tlmi  at his office on Gataere st. .His _������*.  tal v?ork is gi arantced to he ftaF_t-  class and rate* rea-onaUt* at] J/53T 1 3 1 C  ���������__ai������__  --���������_*/___*_������  .������������������H'-**������-*H"H 'I- ������������������������!'* ���������!��������� ��������� ���������!��������� ��������� ���������!��������� ��������� ���������I-:"I' ��������� ���������!��������� ���������:-**-**K������H~*  * Union  Brewing  NANAIMO    B. C.  ftatiuf acturers of the  Co  Lager  i>er   End  In  Porter  British Columbia  Guaranteed   Brew  _d from the Best rmedian Malt   Run  Hops  C  44^^.^^^4..*^_^.2.^.j.4,.j..;..j^.j. + .i*^i'������.i~H-*^*-M-'4~r*H<4*^y.  *-������-t-r-������*--���������  ��������� * ������j. *. 44-4H  i  LS.C 'SMITH TRANSFER STABLE  '   Sunlight Soap is better than other soaps,  but is best when used in the Sunlight way.  To appreciate ihe simplicity and ease of  washing with Sunlight Soap in the Sunlight  way you should follow directions.  After rubbing on the soap, roll up each  piece, immerse in the water, and go away.  >  4  I  ^aiSiar_s_TK^o-������_- <  PIANOS.      ORGANS     AND HOUSEHOLD     i-UKNITLR''"  ED   PROMPTLY   A   ND  J*-' VKKLY.  MOV-  Stables in the reai  of the  44l������U>.tf  Lai* fsmiili  hot  Abbots f"i ���������"!.  ���������I.      J cave orders, ar,   the  will do its work in thirty to sixty minutes,  Your clothes will be cleaner and whiter than if washed  in thc old-fashioned way with boiler and hard rubbing.  Equally good with hard or soft water.  Lever   nroti-i-ers  LionitciJi   Toronto  ���������S3  NOTES  A,  J. WASKET, PROP  y ������������������> ��������� ���������������  ���������>*������������������������> ��������� *���������*���������������*-%  *������������������������-  ftSinsrs* Oriiliiig Machines,  Made to order and Kepaiicd al  ways  gives satisfaction    Picks  band1.  ���������SKipsrriitl-'iii'i'j:    '-������i   ,  Horse*; hoe'rs a. -t <JofK-f!-!  simi i    uotif'c.    Drill   Sharpened  ���������ni and repaired.  by  ni'     i-^   o*rai ich.e*B  H\������  i.:\j>".  P  x  :LA'\\  SO t\  Bull  -r."Strc  -   Lad y *������ 111 i v J i, i J> <*-  **.s>���������<������������������������������+ ������-t-***���������*��������� ���������*���������������������������<��������� ������������������-������������������������* ,v9->������*������*������*������y������*������:������:i;������HI������*������>,,'''"-> *  <��������������� *   .-  Summarising , thc .position as ie-  gards motor- omnibus development  in the metropolis a London editor  writes: '"If contracts are fulfilled  and, hopes of. delivery *fa_it falsified,  there; should be approximately two  thousand niofloromiribuses running on  the streets of London at the end of  the  year.  There have been many disappointments, of course, as regards deliveries. The number of horse-omnibuses on the streets was about four  thousand five hundred before the mo  tor movement commenced. It is expected that with the growth "ofthe  suburbs and despite thc advent of  fresh "tubes" tiheie will be as many motor-omnibuses in London during the next year or two, and this  ���������despite the largely increased seating  capacity.  ' o   FAKED  PEDIGREE    DOGS  still  continues,   wsitcs Mr.  Theodore  of    "Our    Dogs",  In spite of the efforts of the Kennel Club to put down the practice,  the* ���������'manufacture,'1' of podi*p������ii dogs  )  Hi  fPHONE 66  "UV__K\\ _3UA������L>INO AN!  SAL������S STABLES !  11 EXPRESS   WORK   A   SPECIALTY.    -  DAVID JOHNSON  , *  L-\*DYsviir   :  ���������#���������*���������*���������*���������'*���������*���������*���������*_*���������*���������������������������������������������������  Express  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and 8 irk f.r 5 lis  SEE  J.   KEMP.   OR LEAVE    ORDERS   WITH  - W. CARTER,-  $  1  )3JXWSSm3!m^aXmVKBEmjiSm^smm?i f-  *%  St*/*  Any  Marples, editor  "though the art of falling has now  become a difficult one, o.wing to the  spread of knowledge on canine sub  jccls which lias taken'place in thc  last few years.  A practice. \vr*ch is often resorted  to in the case of fox-terriers is as  foliow\s:-The dogs should have drop  ears, find in order to produce them  the cartilage of mongrel animals is  cut, or , a needle is threaded through  the ear where it should drop until  the sinews.are broken. Tho fraud is  then complete.  Black pugs and other pets arc- often dosed with tbUadotia witJi the  idea of distending the pupils of the  eyes, and so making them appear  darker.  Yorkshiic terriers are frequently  dyed by unscrupulous -log- fanciers,  while toy spaniels, whose coats  should shine, arc given a course of ft  s-olution of arsenic, which acts as a  tonic. 'this drug has a wonderful  effect on the sl-in, but impairs,the  canino constitution, and in the eo>d  dccis Serious damage to the 'dog's  usl* i th .���������London Exchange.   o ������������������  ���������������������  H0 ���������*_���������_?���������*-*-*:_ aua_r   *������_���������������   _"_���������_  ������<u tut Publlf a _r_-i������-i*S������ns.  Is   Never do panhandlers mnk# tb������ mis*  take of appealing to the reason.  Tfef  Kind  of  Job  PIRST  AVENUE  PHONE      6-0  W. SILER  GENEKAL hXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY DO *>"!  Leave orders at the Abhotsford  DRUIDS  UNITED   ANCIENT      ORDER   OF  _  "G "V   Tl >   ojsi  3Aoao  oo.j'SqiiiaAVj  -iri:kl&H.'4' 0  o .1 oil* ui sviaivi:  dysmith,    the   Second   and     Fourth  .Wednesdays of each month; commenc-  "S06T "lIV<"T "A-cpsaupou. 2u  Visiting Druids     are invited to at*  .tend. !    . .1  '  Ry Order. ,  - WM. RAFTER, Reef Secty.  PATRICK JiURK, Jj. A.  BOOTS and SHOES  AT RIGHT PRICES  Repaying and Making  OrderfaJ Specialty  THOflAS     MCEWAN  Done Promptly and  WEIL  At  BULGING GUN BARRELS.  T_e Rat* That la Wrought Ity Caret  lean IlandliuK.  I haye sold -runs for ten years, ami  In thct time four of them have had  their barrels bulged, oue by snow, one  by dirt, one by sand and one by something else getting into It    One man  crawliug through a fence got a little  snow in the muzzle.   He could not remove it with his finger, bo concluded  to wait nnd shoot it out, which he did,  but he found a bulge like a pullet's egg  ���������n the end of the barrel.   Another got  Home earth in the muzzle and shot it  out, and he, too, found the same kind  ���������f a bulge on the end of his gun.   Another fired his gun at ducks, which  knocked him over on his back and fairly got away from him.   When he picked up the gun he found a narrow raised  band around the barrel fourteen inches  from the muzzle.   In this case a wad  had probably lodged there.   This customer thinks tbe manufacturers ought  to give him a Dew set of barrels.   I tell  him if the barrels had not been good  ones ft would have been a burst in-  fttead of a bulge, which might have  maimed or killed him.   Another man lying on a point brought down a duck with  a broken wing which scurried for the  water.   The man ran and struck the  duck with the muzzle of ihe gun and  In so doing got sand in it.   He blew  most of it out and shot out tbe rest ol  It    Well, after that shot he found.a  little blister two inches from the muz-  eie about the size of a man's little finger.  Moral.���������Do not shoot obstructions of  any kind out of your gun if you value  your life or gun.���������Uuc'e Dan lo Amu-  tevf _oortonma.  Stalilca In J.-.-imi.  Ia Japan horses' are bp.cked into  their stalls; .then the door is closed at  the head, which has a grain audlia*  racic conveniently constructed,' to whict  the animal is secured.  ���������ciotiouB of the crowd only  ore  _t-  tacked.   There is always a complete  ' human atory tn the rose. What, for liv  , etanoe, could be mow compelling oi  I uympathy than  the spectacle of iht  _ent old graxbeard patiently and d������  [ epairlngly  as  it  seemed grinding  ���������  I wheezy old orga_ which fct* had tl-wf  . into a broken down baby carriage? Tir  j _uggestiv*_ness ot that perambulator,.  coupled with the wails of that orgsmt  more forlorn than mortal child ever ottered, was "faith dollars a day to tbe  old fellow.   It w-a-4 reprehensible art,  of course, but art nevertheless.   And  the*  artist gr������"-w  rich,   for when  )_<  restigated by the police he w������s foan-J  to be tho owner of many houses la do-  _o_en.  Again, could there be anything more  likely to excite compassion than the  crust throwing trick? It was invest  ���������d by a German beggar named Lang  Whose French disciple, Lemaire, practiced It subsequently. I Lave seep t  crust thrower operating in Sixth avt*  cue. He was a semi-well dressed ma*,  who walked swiftly down through tne  crowds of shoppers. Suddenly he ufc  tered a hoarse cry and darted out 3nte  tho roadway, where, pouncing upos ������  crust of oread which he had thrown  there previously, be began gnawing it  ravenously. He did not wait for sympathy. He walked rapidly away, but a  number of wemen who saw the a^t  rata after him and crowded one another  for the inl*������jilege of giving hiin money  ���������T-ee-Ots* Waters in Everybody'*  1 Magazine.  I    miepnams an-1  giraffes,  horses and.  \ ���������ws, cannot be sent by mail in Germany,  but  most  other  onimals  can.  among them dogs,  monkeys,  snxkea,  poultry, parrots, canaries, etc.  Civet.  Civet is a pasty, yellowish substance  that is taken from a pouch near certain  glands of the civet cat, which is found  in Abyssinia. It is first of a yellow;-  . isb color that gradually turns darter. It  has a strong musky odor that to many  Is very disagreeable, but by many women it is considered an indispensable  article in the perfumery line.  A Lous' Meal.  A Madrid restaurant keeper has suefi  a woman for a meal. He swears thai  she ate and drank without oeaslnj  from S p. m. to 2 a. m.  Office  1st Avenue  The Maxim   Gun.  N Sir ETiram JMaxiui is said to have  first thought of the Maxim gun by'receiving a jar on the shoulder at the  firing of an old i-ille. It seemed a pity  that the kick should, be wasted. Thero  lore he put the recoil to work in an  tomatic loading..arid firing at tho rate  of 1.000 shots.a minute.  , Hla Stock o{ Eiigllsh.  'A Welshmau on tlie witness stand  In court was asked whether be could  speak English. He said he knew enough  English to ask for beer, _n& that wat  tnoagb for _la_  -Strange fancies have taken hold ol  some men regarding the manner in  which t;heir bodies were to be disposed  of' after death and the ceremonies to be  observed at'their funerals.  The great Emperor Charles V. hue?  the curious idea-'of-celebrating bis own  funeral. Shortly before his death he  caused a tomb to be made in the chape!  of the'monastery- of'Estromadura, to  which he had retired after his abdica.  tion, and on its completion-'he was carried to it as though dead. Placed in 0  coffin and accompanied by a procession, he was borne along, while chants  . id'cre sung, prayers said and tears sheeX  After the so.ouin farce was over lie  was left alone in the chapel, where:fcc  remained a short time befoi-e risiuc  out of the eotliu.  THE POWER OF WOMAN  Woman has a cold, impartial critic Dr. Emil Reich. In the January  number of the Grand Magazine he  supplements the opinion he expressed  at a lecture which he delivered recently.  "Nations differ in nothing more  than their women," says Dr. Reich,  nn.l turning to the subject of Am?r-  ican women he becomes c_ceeding.l>  bitter.  "I say it emphatically that the  American woman,, is not womanly.  She is not a woman.  "Jn America woman Commands  man. Man does not count there.  She livfes so that she can have a  good time.     She lives for sensations   She wants to be alone, and she  cannot be ahjiie without dabbling to  day with chemistry, tomprrow with  physiology,     and the day after with  B'irttjfisi-iT , She is made up  of restlessness and figgetiness long  before she' is twenty-five. But she  is    very beautiful. She has  the  best complexion in the world���������better  :han that of any European woman."  The French woman bus intense energy, says Dr. Reich. . oes nob  understand false positions *s impatient of them. In England, on the-  other hand, everything *s ���������������������������iiii/ed  to false Positions." 1  "The greatest heroes were madly  fond ofwomen. What I uin going to  say may perhaps shock some siucam-  ish readers, but it is the truth. The  English are very proud of Nelson and  of Trafalgar, and rightly so, but  the-re would have been n0 Trafalgar  had there been no Lady Rami 1 ton. It  It was Nelson's love for his Emma  that made him fight as hc did at  Trafa.gar  "British "women are too cohl to  take their rightful place, to perform,  the proper pari in the inspiration of  heroes' If" anything great should ever  come to 'Ireland it will be through  their women. ��������� Why does not the English woman take a leaf out of the  Frcncc, out of the Irish hook? Why  does she not' combine some features  of both and become a little more active, a little more influential? Let  her keep* 'iei' li������y with her until he is  fourteen or fifteen, and not .send him  away _f, ten to a public school, keep  him under her maternal influence in  the home atmosphere, lavish more  love, more kisses on him, and try to  mal-c a hero ,of him.  "Love is the goddess that rules  the heart ami Uie head; and it is the  keynote . keynote .to .everything. No  man can he a really great man unless  a woman's influence was shed on his  youth. Great     men imply    grea+ ,  mothers nnd ereat wives, such as it  should be lhc ambition of every woman who* aspires to the tide of new  so become." . I  Tbe original name of tbe turtef wao  oocoocoo, by which it was known by  the native Cherokee Indians. It is supposed that our pilgrim fathers, roaming through the woods in search of  game for their first Thanksgiving  spread, heard the ooeoocoo calling in  the familiar tones of our domesticated  fowl, "Turk, turk/ turk." These first  .Yankee huntsmen, mistaking this  frightened cry of the bird for its rescl  song, immediately labeled it "turkey,"  and turkey it is to this day. Much  more beautiful and musical was the  ��������� Indian name oocoocoo, the notes pe-  culiar. to the flock when sunning themselves iu perfect content cn the river  beaches.  11 ������������������ LI I  EARN CASH  In You? Leisure Time  i." you could start at once in a biisi-  nc_ -*. Li_li -would add a good round  s;:ni to your present earnings���������WITHOUT' INVESTING A DOLLAR���������wouldn't  you  do  it? ,  Well, we are willing to start you iu  a profitable business and we don't ask  you to put up any kind of a������dollar.  Our proposition is this: We wiji.  ship you the Chatham Incubator ana  Brooder, freight prepaid, and  You  Pay  No Cash Until  After 1906 Harvest.  Poultry raising* pays.  People who tell you that there is no  money in raising* chicks may have tried,  to make money in the business by,usin>������  setting hens as hatchers, anil they  might as well have tried to locate a.  gold mine in thc cabbage patch". Tho  business of a hen is���������to lay eggs. As.  a. hatcher and brooder she is outclassed. That's the business of tl:*  Chatham Incubator and Brooder, and  ,they do ������t perfectly and successfully.  The poultry business, properly con-,  ducted, pays far better than any othc-r  business lor the amount of time atiJ  money  invested.  Thousands of poultry-raisers���������inea  and women all over Canada and tbe-  United State*���������have proved to their  satisfaction that it is profitable to rai-j-  chicks whh the ',     j\  A  VvoncliZiiK Tub.  A Chinese carpenter at Rangun who  unci been employed to construct a put  pit for 11 new Ansylicvi church sent iu  the bill for the work iu the following  form: "To one preachiug tub, 50 rupees."  Your Utile ones are a constant care in  Fall and Winter weather. They will  catch cold. Do you know about Shiloh's  Consumption Cure, the Lung Tonic, and  what it has done for so many ? It is said  to be the only reliable remedy for all  diseases of tho air passages in children.  It is absolutely harmless and pleasant to  lake. Il is guaranteed to cure or your money  is returned. The price is 25c. per bottle,  and ali dealers in medicine sell ��������� 314  BeToM tbe Ttnta,  An Irish gentleman had a splendid  looking cow, but she kicked so much  that it took a yery long time and It  was almost impossible to milk her, so  he sent her to a fair to be sold and tola  his herdsman to be sure not to sell hfcr  without letting the buyer know her  faults. He brought homa a large pric������  which he had got for it. His master  was surprised and said, "Are you sure j  you told all about her?" "Bedad, I did,  sir," said the herdsman. "He asked me  whether she was a good milker. 'Be-  gorra, sir,' says I, 'it's you'd be tired  milking her.'"���������"Seventy Years of  Irish Life."  CHATHAM INCUBATOR]  AND BROODER.  "Yours ie tho -first incubator I have ,' :  used, and I wish to state I bad St  chicks out of 52 e;rss.   This wan m-r.  first lot; truly a 1W per cent, hatcn. .  lam well pleased wilh mvincubalor  and brooder.' Tiros. Mc__uu_toni  .,  Chilliwack, B.C." ;  "My first hatch camo off.   I got  170 fine chicks from lDOcKsre.   Who '  can beat that for tha first trial, and  en early in t'ne spring.    I am well  pleased  with   inuiihalor,   and if  I  could not pet another money could    .���������  not buy it from 1110.   Every farmer  should have n. J-Jo. 3 Chatham Ineu-    .  bator.���������F. W. Hamsav, Dunnv-le,    ;  Ont." . .     -   , '  "Tho incubator you furnished me  works exceeilinfily well,   lt is easily.- -  ���������"      operated, and only needs about 10 .  minutes  attention  every  day.   K. .-  '  McGufkik, Moos- Jaw, Assa.     ,..   ,.  The Chatham Incubalor and Brooder!  is honestly constructed. , There is nol  humbug about it: Every inch of materiall  is  thoroughly  tested, the machine, iel  built on right principles, the insulation!  is perfect,   thermometer reliabler'acrf'  the workmanship the best. ]_'. ���������"  The Chatham Incubator and Broode  19  simple as well as scientific in con-l  struction���������a woman or girl can operate|  the machine in their leisure moments^  You pay us no cash until after igoCl  harvest. ,  Send us your name and address  o  a post card to-day.  We can supply yon quickly froni- oil  distributine ivawiliouses at Calgary, Brandon, Itetrina, Winnipeg, New Westminster,  B.C..Montreal,Halifax, Chatham. Addi-car*  all correspondence to Chatham. 3U  t**** Manson Campbell G>.,Lunn_l|  Dept. 15 ACHATHAM. CANADA  Factories at CH-Tn*.M, Ont., and Detroit^  Let us quote you prices  ou & -flood Faaninri Mill  or j_ood Farm Scale.  ���������i i������a ������������������������������������_ "��������� in ri~-������ rrini���������itii     ht  Self Mnile   Woman.  Maude��������� What an awful figure Mb  Dashaway h-is!  Madge���������Evidently she is a self mad  woman.     *  Sncli  Is  Life.  The world is but a crowded car  In which shrewd men, perhaps,  May find a seat, but most of us  Must hang on to the straps.  And She Knoira.  "Is he a well informed man?"  "I should say so.   Why his wife tela]  him everything."  Broad   Hint.  While walking; home from the matinee-  '" 'Tis very cold and raw," said he.  "Oh. I like 'em raw," th������ maid replied,  "Though some folk* like 'em better fried.!  w    _.    ___   __..^_. __*****-Chlca_o N������w������.r  OTICE  A   Jamaican Lady  Speaks Highly of  Chamherlain's  Cough Remedy.  Mrs. Michael  Hart,  wife of  the superintendent of Cart Service at Kingston,  Jamaica,  West Indies Islands,  says   Hint she has  for some years used  Chamberlain's  Cough  Remedy  for  coughs,     croup and  * '..ooping cough  and  has found  it very  beneficial.   She  has     implicit     confidence in it  and  would not   be without  a bottle   ot it  in      her  home.    Sold  by  Ladysmith  T harmacy.  .   ...���������������������������!<-__i���������__ _aaj������at_i_rif_������a-_aa_>_������___a_������T������aa.^a#'���������a*n���������*'*iiaai*a'   ���������������������������<��������������� tinw_������j������ii������i  Ladysmith Temple No.  5   Rathbone  Sisters meets at the Oddfellows' hall  2nd   an:!   4th  Tuesday   at  7.30   p.m.  Mrs.   Kate Tate secretary.  Rubbers, rubbers, rubers, at Simon  eiser & C'o's., Ltd.  Sunlight Soap ia bettBT than other soaps,  but is beat when used in the Sunlight way.  Bay Sunlig-t Soap and follow directions.  BOB STOCK IS COMPLETE  III GENTS' FUIISHIB  Mens'  Clothing,   Boys'  aad  Youths  Mens' White Dress Shirts, Horiiu, Sa  ems   Negligee     Shirts in 'Fancy   Pni  terns,   Linen      and   Celluloid   Collars,  Sufi's,      Neckties,   and  Suspenders  in  large varieties.   In Youths' Toys' an.'  Mens',     silk     a.������d   Japanese    IiiiLis���������  Handkerchiefs,   also   in   Ladies'   fai'..'\  silk and     liitcn.   Boots and Shoes  u  nil  Sizes.  Don't lorg-et the place, on High St  Next to Hardware  Store.  John J. THOMAS.  Consumers  pay Water  WORKS  Roberts  on  This remedy should be in every household.  Tlio Semaphore.  Shortly before the French revoluttsa  Ckiudo Chapiio at .Angers invontod a sum-,  aphoro telegraph, consisting of relays ofi  towers surmounted by movable arms.  This plan, with modifications, was adopted in Franco, England antl other countries,  In August, 1794, tho first of Chappo's  linos was completed between Paris nnd  Lillo, and 011 Sept. 1 at noon the welcome  nowsof tho recapture of tho town of Oonde  fvoin tho Austrinns was transmitted by it  from Lille unci nnuounccd by Carnot to  tho deputies in Pat Is thc same evening.  Tho inventor, who was tho first person  that received Uie tii.lo of telegraph ongi-  r.flor (in.'ie.nieur toh-grapho), as bond of s  telegraphic department in tha military  service of tho lirsfc republic, was suouccdod  in this olliee by his brothers, Ignatius and  Reno. During tho directory, tbo empire 1  nud tlio l-eignsof LouisXVIIIandCharloiJ  X numerous linos of this description were  constructed in Franco. Louis Philippe  scoured tho introduction of tbo electric  telegraph, but both systems were in uh  down to tho time of the Crimean war, afii-  er which tbo seniapliorn was finally abandoned.���������(Jornhill Macuziue.  LADYSMITH   WATER  are requested to call at    the office  Rates, between the 10th    and the 25th of each month.  Office H.urs .1 P- H* 4 30 P.  J. T BLAND  SUPERINTENDENT  Street andl  ublic  Notice  Limited  Attention Is called to the   fact that the  gilvie   Flour Hills Co ,  makers  of  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR,     have for some rdm*  past been producing flour In a   Tastly  improved  and pariAe-'  by the aid of ELECTRICITY  and having secured control of  to, take this opportunity of  orized users of the electrical   flour purifying processes win  "���������edited.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company l_i_ad  are the    only    inlllora in Caaala wlnss  nrifialby    ���������. ���������       -a'.-3 jt.r'i-3 ? ? -> 3 hi  ������������������-T*-**-*----^^  ���������*rm  all the basic patents relating then*  a dvising  the  public  that any  pro-  Flonr THE    DAILY   LEDGER  ~*^^32_  2S  LOCAL ITEMS  . Miss E. Dob***o_ will give lessens  Vscal Culture- Phrasing. Manage  ment ana central ef breath, tene  proeuetion, aJiciontiy taught. F������r  particulars. appiy Box 12, or, Phene  146j Nanainto.  Smoke Little _���������. Cigatc.  The    infant'   son of Mr. and1  Mrs.  Waiter Carter died this morning.  Mayor Planta, of Nanaimo, is visiting this \|ty on business  today.  IIr. .Donald Nicholson has received  several do?en new chairs for the Opera House.  ���������fl"*-*"-**.  ��������� ^SSSSBS^^P^BGSffim&SSBmWmW&Z  ASK  YOUR GROCER FOR  CUPONS  WHEN YOU PURCHASE  te  SOAP  Judge Harrison -passed thrbkitf-h cn  the morning train to 'Victoria from  Nanaimo.  Thc next     Basi.eUbail match to he  playr:"  liere    comes oft *������*i  Feb. 12th,  lihcn    a..Westminster  teiuii. will ineH  the local seniors in thc  Opera Douse.  ���������*���������:���������'  JVIrs. Sanders and M.rs. -"aVcblcy  paid a visit to Nanaimo today, returning  on  the four train.  Jiiss Dohcson, of Nanaimo, is on  her regular weekly visit to Lady-  sin th. today.  YOU MAY WIN A SINGER SEWING MACHINE  ,7_i__ffl____H_s_rfi______^^  It., is said that the fracture in  Lord Nelson's T-t-nainiivi arm on l.ho  slaftue iai 'Trai'tilg-tir Square, Lon-  lion, may necessitate its removal  and   suKstituLion   by   a   new   one.   o   Buy your  Gum Boots awl .Rubbers  at Simon Leiser & Go's., Ltd!   o   CAPS  Mens' and Boys' 1906  SPRING CAPS-Smart Assortment  of each kind-Come Early and  get First Choice-The Patlerns  are lifi), the Prices Right  Siaol-o Big B.  Cigars.  ���������o-���������-  CHURCH NOTICES  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  . Rev. R. Boyle, pastor.  Morning Service���������11 a.m.  Evening  service���������7.30   p.m.  Evening   Service���������7   p.m.  Bible study class, Wednesday evening at 7.30.  CHURCH OF ENGLAND.  Morning Service���������11 a.m.  Children's  Sunday  School���������2.30.  E veil ing service and sermon���������7 p.m.  METHODIST CHURCH.  Rev. W. C Schlichter, pastor.  Morning Service���������11 a. m.  Evening Service���������7 p.m.  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.  E. & N. LAND  DEPARTMENT  HIE   CAPE  TO  CAIRO  RAILWAY.  -."eih_j*g   the most  interesting  pub-  :'.c work in the scheme of opening up  the continentl to commerce and civilized industry ,j-s  the Cape to Cairo  railroad,���������     which  will;  upon comple-  l.on,  connect Egypt with South Africa  by a lino 5,700 inile_  in length,  or perhapn  the longest in tha world,  unlew     it may be the- Siberian railway .       There has  been' eons.Jlerablo  grogrest    made on this longitudinal  highway.       About 1,400  miles  have  been built from the north and shorter stretches at intervals,     some    oi  which  are in limited operation.  All this ban been brought conspi- ���������  caously into  public notice by the re-  ncjit completion of tlie bridge   over  the Zambesi, river and the passage ot  the flrrst engine across it,  the general details of which have been given  in the i news column-.  MUSIC  Pianoforte ami Vocal Music thoroughly taught by Frank G. Ar.fiton of  the Guildhall School and Trinity College of Music, London, England.  Pupil of the late Thomas Wiingha-m,  Mus.. D'oc.j '.. Organist, Brampton,  Oratory, London.  Mr. Ash ton is now resident in Ladysmith- and prepared to take pupils . Harmony and Theory, a Sfc  cialfcy. Terms, etc.,. on application.  P. O. BOX 292.  Smoke Big B. Cigars.  . o   THE  GRIP.  ."Bjfore  we can  sympathize       with  others,      wemusi   l;:u*c suffered  ourselves."   No one can realize tbe  sul'i-  cring'attendant   -.['-on   an   attac-:     of  gripp.   unless   he has   had the   actua.1  experience.   There is probably  no dis-  fnsp-     that  causes so much physical  ��������� nnd  mental agony,  ������r which so   successfully  defies  medical aid.    All danger  from  the grip, however, may be  avoided by  the prompt  use of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.   Among the  tens  of thousands who have used .this  remedy,   not .one-case  has ever   been  reported    that  has resulted   in  pneumonia or that has not- recovered. For  sale  by  the Ladysmith  Pharmacy.  THE  KENNEL���������  'i o loeal dog fanciers thc following  i.r ������������������ i-dge James Watson, taken from  ._,s month's Country Calendar, will  be ot interest:  "To  explain  the  whys' and  wherefores     of one dog being better than  another is not possible, except by the  general' statement that a good dog is  aaarer  the  standard oi' requirements  for  that particular breed,...which usually consists of about  25  per  cent,  for head  proportions,   the  same    for  ]lcgs and foot, for bo.ly,  and for color and markings.   In the Dalmatian,  for .instance,  thirty points are gi''en  for color  and -markings  while head,  eyes and ears have only . fifteen;-.the  bulldog, on the other hand, has   45  for head  and ears,  while coat     and  color amount to  but five points;  tin-  collie  has   25   for  coat,   color  being  immaterial, ��������� and   2-5  for  head      and  ear������-  Ths     St. Bernard has 40 for head  and ears, and   five' each for coat .and  color;'the  Pomeranian has but     15  for     head and ears, 45 points going  for coat,   color   and  tail,   with       15  points for  appearance.     It may    be  sot down as governing in all  breeds  of dogs that whatever is the typical  feature of that breed is the feature  upon which stress  is laid in th-c   al  lotment of points,"  After this date the price, for bread  delivered at my Customers' houses  will bo FIVE. CENTS per loaf��������� 20  loaves for a dollar. My read'is  guaranteed the best made. Shops  rim by white help should receive  white peoples',- patronage so long a:*  the; are *:ro*:ci'ly eonduel ���������.������������������!. i solicit a trial as your Ba'-'^r.  C. R. DOCILE,  THE WELLINGTON BAKERY  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  , WEST MINING  REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal  lands  may   be purchased at $10 per acre for soft, coal   and  $20  for  anthracite.  Not more than  320 acres c���������n  he _*������t|iiiro.l  by  tne individual oi- company.   Royalty *.-. 'the  rate    of tec cents per  ton of 2,M0 j  pa inula    sliiiil      o������  colluded  ou   ihe  gross  output.  Quartz���������A free mincr't certificate is  granted upon payment in advance of  $7.50 per annum fer an individual,  ���������aid from *>��������������� to J1I0 per _mium for  a company, acceadiaj le capital.  A free miner, having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500 ;;������ 1,500 feet. The lee lor re-1  carding a claim is $5.11  At least SIN must be expanded on  the claim each year or paid  to the  uiinl������_ reeorder in lieu thereof. When  $590  hai be_n lay ended  or paid, the  locator  may,  upon  having  a survey  made, aad upon complying with oth  er requirements, purchase the land at  $1 an acre.  Tha -patent provides (or tha payment of a royalty ef ?.J ner cant en  the sales.  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet nquane; entry lao $5, renewable yearly.  A free miner nay ehtajn Iwa leas  es  to   dredge  for  goM  ef  f ve mi Us  each for a term of twenty years, renewable at the discretion el the Minister of the IutJ-ats*.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  operation within one season from tht  date of. thc lease for each five miles.  Rental, .$10 per annum for each mile  of river teased. Royalty at the rate  of 2������ per cent collected On the output after'it exceeds" $10,000. '���������  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of  the Minister of the  li,  erior.  Just a Nice Little Assortment in bj Express-Not too  many of one kind-Ask to Sp.  them-No Trouble io Show them  Walters &  Akenheaci  j Dangers     of     Celd  aad Hew  Avoid Tuena.  I Mora fatalities ha'-e their origin in  or result from a cold than from any  other cause.    This  fact  alone should  'make'.people  more careful  as     there  is no   danger   whatever   from   a cold  ��������� when it is properly treated in the be-  ! ginning.   For many years Chamberlain's  Cough  Remedy has been   rec-,  ogaized  as the most prompt and   effectual   medicine  in use  for  this dis-  'case- It acts on nature's plan, lo������s-  ens the cough,'relieves the lungs, opens the secretions and  aids nature in  1 restoring    the system     to a healthy  J condition.     Sold by the Ladysmith  Pharmacy.  NOTICE  Mortgage Sale  Under and by  virtue of the powers  contained in        a certain     Mortgage  which   will be    produced at "Lhe time  of the sale;   there   will he offered for  r=iils bj   l>!>i-lir    ahction  on Faturhay  Iu>!. 3rd., ; 1906,     at the hour of 10  o'clr.ck in the   forenoon,  at the Law  Office oT M. R.   Simpson', 'in  thc city  of     Ladysmith, B.     C,  hy     G. R.  . Thomcs,   thc following property: Lot  ! nine.   (9)      block ninety-seven,    (97)  and   buildings     thereon, s tuated on  Baden Powell    street,'in the City of  Ladysmith.      '  j    Terms of payment can ,be arrange*  j **.'itl- the Mortgagor or his Solicitor.  I'or 'further  particulars and  condi-  I ions of sale apply to  RUSSELL SIMPSON  Solicitor for the Mortgagee.'  Dated at Ladysmith  this 29th day  of January, A.  D., 190������.  GEO. C MARTIN  BARRISTER   AND  SOLICITOR,  OFFICE  Opposite Windsor Hotel  NANAIMO. I. c  Wc hire a few |Fall Blouses left, which we will  Sell at very tow Prices. AH these goods are New  Purchases, but our Spring Stock of Blouses will  soon be here and we must make room  FANCY FLWLETTE BLOUSES $1.50 for 85C.  ,"      "������������������       '"  $U5 for 75C.  Remember we have oniy a few of these Blouses  left and cannot guarantee Sizes  SIMON LEISER���������& CO Ltd.  OATACRE. ST  LADYSMITH  .Jaauary     _iag������wnes     at  Knight's  Tablet of writing paper at all pri-  ri** from 10c  up     at Knight's Book  Store.   ..'���������".  Smoke Big B. Cigars.-  The Ilumt-n   Mlmo-ia.  ."Closely is such a stingy chump. He  goes around rattling the dollars in lila  pneket, but he never spends a cent."  "Yes, I have noticed that, too. Do  you know why he reminds liie of ������  sensitive plant?"  "No; why?"  ."Why, he wilts every tine you touc_  tilm."  A  Sort of Acqunlntnnce.  Mrs. Grimes���������Do you know Mrs.  Bykes? She lives in the same hotel as  you do.  Mrs. Joslyn���������No, I can't say that I  know her, but we.are on pounding nc-  quaintance'with the Sykeses. They  make so much uoisewe have to inp ou  the -*ynll uow and then to. keep thea*.  quiet.  COUGH REMEDY  Mr. E. G. Case, a mail carries o'  Canton. Centre, Conn , who has been  in the L- S. servico for about sixteen  years, says: "We have tried'many  cough medicines for croup, but Chamberlain's Cough Remedy is king ol  all and one to he relied on every time  We also tind it the best, remedy for  coughs and colds, giving certain rc-  .sii.ils 'aud leaving ho bad after ef  feets." For sue by The Ladysmith  Pharmacy.  *r_t*iPJT-a7-|-U_f_������_Pl^  We arel now showing a Large Stock of  Handsome Watches, Ladies and Gents  earn  a_Ite xVnt-hral.    | r������l '  ���������"What's his uame?" ,' ' 'i  ���������"Bill Short."  "Whj' does every one call him  Jones?"  "For Short."���������New Orleans Tlmea  Democrat.  An Opinion.  "She didn't epenk to her husband foi  ���������aix months.".  "My! It must have been very un  comfortable."  "Yes; for her."���������������������������Chicago Inter, Ocean  What It -Wan.  "That's a very pretty new cloak Mia?  Blickslcy has on."  "I thought there was something nici  about her I hadn't noticed before."-  fioston. Traveler.  _____SP53**3S_*________S_1E  *������ i  BU_J___3r1flrtT*i_}_Patl  _v55  >__   _(-._^_l_l   [____  and Other Jeweirv|of First Class Qualify  B.FORCiMHER  W/VCMAIAKrv,   JEWELER,   OPTICIAN  first   Merruc,    X    X    X      Lady&mith,   B. C  ���������_*___  To=day   Only  ��������� *���������>!?>������������������������������������������������������������*������*������������������������������������������������������������������������ fr*������ ������������������^���������^���������������������������^^���������������������������^���������'^���������������������������������������������*  .   Far, Far Away.  "Papa, will you send me to Europ*  to study music?"  "No; you can study It here, and I'.'  eend you to Europe to practice."���������Hous  ton Tost  The Home to Come To.  The ideal home Is one in -which'the  Inmates think more of their duties than  of their rights and recognize that they  are responsible for each other's happiness. To be admitted to such a hearth,  warmed by the crimson flame of charity and household affection, bright with  the sparkle of gayety and rarer flash  of wit, Illumined by the glow of  thought and clear light of sincerity. I  beautiful with courtesy, forbearance!  nnd refinement, its atmosphere vital  with the oxygen of moral purity and  open to currents of fresh ideas, adorned by culture and social amenity and  securely built upon righteousness and  >ait}*>.iB moral regeneration as well as  happiness and rest. Whether rich or  poor, with many or few inmates or only one, any hearth may breathe this  home spirit, while to come home tt  somebody in such a haven js the best  and most lasting of earthly joys.���������Maxwell Grav. Author of ."The-Silence of  Dss_ Maitiana" in Black an_ ww*>������ .  W, G. Fraser  Merchant Tailor.  (ist Avenue)  Fall Stock  on  hand. Cail early and  get your choice  Stoves  Stoves  We are-making them oi^the Newest -Pattern and LaU_^  Styles. /  WE DO ALL KINDS OF FOUNDRY WORK  Our Prices are Reanona, hie  SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  \ -and at Ltdysmifh Hardware Ccmpany  LADYSHITH   IRON & STOVEyWORKS CO,,;LTD.  II Ml  to ��������� 1* EAR'S''.;'  NOTICE  PAINTING   AND   PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done  S. ROEDDNG  Orders  Promptly   Executed  ITH  ^**h I  Sizes  to 2  I!  A.HOWE.gofCHEMAINIJS, has opened the MEAT-  MARKET lately    run  by W. Ward, on Roberts street  WITH A FULL;L!NE OF FIRST CLASS  and Sausage a Specialty  A TR'AL SOLICITED  A.   HOWE   ; ..____.,,.���������...' Phone 20  ���������o���������  Notice i.-> hereby given that I, Agnes Kni&ut, will apply at-the. next  regular sitting of tlie licensing board  for . the. tra'_bfcr of the retail��������� lijq^ior  license held" by mc for the 'premises  lately known as the Island Home Ho  tel, iocatcd on lot 3, block 2G, in  the city of Ladysmith, B. C, to  George Hannay, the above hotel to  be known as The  Hotel Cecil.  Signed,  AGNES  KNIGHT.  Dr. R. B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  AH work guaranteed,  and at reasu.  able rates.  RESIDENCE AND OFFICE  Gatacre St. Ladysmith  OPEN  AT'ALL- HOURS';  HAY. GRAIN and  Tft.V-E jVi ARKS .  .L>_*si^rvP '.:���������  CbPVRki.MTs-Ac.  Anyone'seniHnj-*.n Hketnh mid (Insciii.Mrm m������>  Qiilclcly i_.:ui;..un c.;:r opiiiio.i freo vnutlior an  iavont.lon Is prolinbly pitientiible. Coininunlca.  lionsatrlctlycniitlJentlul. ITundbookon Putenta  lent froo. Ol(1������atiiK0iicy for securiiiK paionts.  Putciils taken tlirouch Munn * Co. receive  rpeclal notice, without etiareo, iu tho  Scientific JItneriQii,  A "naudsomelf lllni-tratoii weekly. . J.r-reest clr.  RUlatlon of nny toientltlo lournaS. Ternia. ������:l a  i-n-ir: fnnrmontha, Jl. Sold by 8.1 newsfleaiora  t\M t R').?e.1"!"'"*"'.N3W:yort  COMMERCIAL HOTEL  MR. aid MRS. T. J. THOMAS, late  of   Mount Sicker Hetel,  and of -the  Palaee Hotel,  Naaaima,  have    ....  ckasea tie   v  ���������COMMERCIAL H������TEL���������  oa DeuifJIas Street, Victeria, opposiU  the city kail,  aia invite their    old  PATRONS AND FRIENDS TO VIS  IT THEM WHEN IN VICTORIA.  TENDERS.  Tenders will he received by'the undersigned tip to Feb. 10th, next at  fi o:clock p. m., for supplying and  delivering at the Shingle Mill, Ladysmith.':  40'. pi'les 40 ft. long at least 14 in.  at top end. '  These piles must be straight and  cut from green standing timber and  delivered not later than 30 days after acceptance of te������der.  Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  The LADYSMITH LUMBER CO.  ���������v-T"Vv~r"^  i:  DESIGNS /  I TRADE MARKS .,  \ AND COPYRIGHTS ,:  OBTAINED  ? ADVICE AS TO PATENTABILITY  ��������� Notice in " Inventive Age  ]  > Book "How to obtain Patents'". BB___|__ j  i Charges moderate. No fee till patent is sec-area. 1  f _etters strictly confidential. Address, )  t E. G. SI6GERS. Patent Lawyer, Washington, D.C.J  v'i^ft * t, ri ' * .^.^.���������. ....^... . ^.^  Diaries for  l?������e   at Kai_ht's  Beok  Store.'  /\ .''���������:."'  _ ' '        ' .    -  --  t_.a SISSFSON  Solicitor,  Eta. .;���������",.  Koney  to   loan  t Avenue -       IAOSM1  NOTICE  Notice is   hereby given that I will1]  apply at ' the next  sitting of the MiiN  nicipal  Licensing Board for the trnnsl  fer of the retail     li.qu'er lice_������e ktldl  by me for the Portland Hotel, sitmaj  ted on Lot 10, Block -1, First Ave-j  nue, to David Hynes. /|  JOHN  GOGO  Russell  Simpson, Solicitor.  "CAPITAL   CAN   BE EASILY  IN-J  tf  OrdsiB  will   be  delirared  any���������*"���������!'���������- *  in the city promptly and at thc li-*  est possible prices.  Loave or������er������ at Christie's,  on feiv.  Euplanftdt.  James Warnock  cum  EXCELLENT  Train Service  ���������ETWECN  CHICAGO, LONDON,  HAMILTON, TORONTO,  MONTREAL, QUEBEC,  PORTLAND, BOSTON,  And tha Principal Bualnaaa Centers of  Ontario, Quebec, and the  Maritim. Provinces.  ALSO TO BUFFALI, NEW YORK ANI  PHILADELPHIA, VIA NIAGARA FALLS.  "Tar Tlma Tabl.i, etc., addran  OEO. W. VAUX,  AitUttat Gea'l Pasttniar and Tlckat Aeaat,  13B ABAMS ST.. CHI������AS������, ILL  TER..ESTED if your i.usiaess isd  sound and , legitimate; we will ro-or-i  gani/.c you on a money earning hasis;'  new cnt'crpriscs successfully promot-jj  ed; incorporated; guaranteeing; underwriting; public works flnaiiccd;!  corporate securities Viarketed; write)  us.  CORPORATION SERVICE;!  COMPANY, of America. Pennsylvania bid.,  Philadelphia, I ;-.. ���������  NOTICE.  From      this  date  tbe  undersigned  will  not  be  responsible  for  any  in-,  debtedness     incurred except on      a  written order signed by the secretary1,'  Rowland  Machin.  V.   I.   EXPLORATION & DEVBL-'l  OPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria. B. C, May 18th, 10011..


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