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The Ladysmith Daily Ledger Feb 5, 1906

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 > Hft'���������_____. ������?'$������? 1  \>->:  crro  .  <*-���������      ���������ton'-  __  Daily L_fD<aT e*  .-���������4.  V0L..2  Monday, fed. 5, 100C.  PR1C  B_IT  MAY INTRODUCE IMPROVEMENT BY-LAW  Councilmen Are   Now   Familiarizing  Themselves With Provisions of  Such a Byelaw  Mayor Nicholson Interviewed Govern=  ment Officials Regarding the  Wellington Hcse  WELl KNOWN  RESIDENT HAS  PASSED AWAY  11  The City Council will, it is ex- spo'o strongly against payitm- so  pect d, have ahusy session this ev.c- large, a sum for the hose, contending  ning. In all     probability   the  Fi  nance Committee will have .-estimates  for the year prepared. Until these*e'-  timatcs are presented and either approved or amended, it is not known  what amount of money there will l:c  lor .street     improvements.      As soon  as thc Street Committee get an idea  ol the sum that will be at their disposal for the year they will pro! a-  bly prepare a report staling  the im-  that at the lime it was loaned lo  (h:- Ls'lysmitli people it had been in  uric for se'.ciul years and there being only fifteen hundred feel it  would he worth but little more than  M,000c---when new. The best hose  can lie -purchased .for ninety cents  per foot now,. and unless the price  asl-ed for the Wellington hose is  largely reduced the * aldermen favor  returning it and  purchasing new. His  provomnits they think, most neccs- j Worship was -re<-MCsti*d to interview  sary and submit to tlie Council for I ,*,,. government officials when in Vjc-  appiov*iI.     It  is lively there  will be .  a very    considerable    sum  of  money  tdiia and   request      them  In sell  the  for this work, and the commence-jhc,SB,at a ^���������--HU���������c���������-'*, .I)r'Cc* ��������������� the  ment of spring will sec gangs em- j Ma>yor did, and while obtaining no  ployed in anions parts of the.town, j definite'promise he was given to unit is quite likely that the present derstand lhat uriangemenlK' would  council will pass a local impice- j '>e nuide .whereby Uip city could buy  ment  bv-law.       At  the last meeting   *1������������J hose at a much smaller cost than  the mayor proposed that this should  ���������be done and the couiiciliucn, when,  they bcooini - . familiarized with the  provisions of such a by-law w-11 probably favor its introduction. A local improvement bylaw has -been in  force in Victoria and several other  cities in thc province and has proved  highly satisfactory and there is no5  doubt " it would bi> most advantageous to the city. . .  While in Victoria, last week Mayor  Nicholson interviewed, .government  authorities in regard to'the hose  now in, possession of ,thc city, hut  which.really belongs to the town of  Wellington, and which the receiver of  that town, Mr. Marshall Bra-" suggests the council should purchase for  $1,000. lt will'be remembered that  at  tho    last     meeting the aldermen  thc price now asked.. If- sr.ch an  ariunn-L-nicnl is made, and the council is able to get t-he hose at 'a reasonable price they cwill pro'.*_blv close  the deal, out ' if $1000 is'still demanded it will be returned, and new  hose purchased.. , It is. understood  that according to thc agreement  made when the liipse was first borrowed that no rent was to be charged. Practically speaking the hose  is the; property- -of the Ladysmith  people^v,|qr '-,_, g������_at * many of them  werer residents "of* Welling ton and it  was with their, money that, it was  first bought.  At this evening's meeting Alderman Campbell will introduce a revenue tax by-law and it is likely the  councilmen will come prepared to  discuss the electric light question.'  BRIEF NEWS  NOTES BY TELEGRAPH  REFORMED  FOOTBALL..  Chicago, Feb. 2.���������������������������New reformed  football, aa recommended for the fa-  cully representatives of tho "Big  Nine" colleges at a conference In  Chicago 2 weeks ago will in nil probability be played soon.  STR.  COLUMBIA IN TROUBLE.  Portland, Feb. 3.��������� Tho Str. Columbia, which left here last night i jr  San Francisco, is somewhere between  this city and tho mouth of tho Wil-  lamettee river, having struck a log  raft during the night. It is reported that the Columbia is badly damaged. Particulars are lacking. The  Columbia carries a number of passengers.  waukee after 20 rounds of fast fighting at the Middlesex Athletic club  last night. Several hundred persons attended the exhibition.  Victoria despatch sayis: Price  Ellison is introducing a bill into tho  legislature to make it legal that any  person or company may connect with  existing telephone lines, the rates to  be charged for such to be fixed by  tho councils in the municipalities,  and by the lieutenant-governor in  unincorporated districts. It also  provides - that rates ihai-.-,ed by telephone companies shall be subject to  approval of Municipal Council in incorporated      districts and to Lieut.-  Latc last night the death occurred  al the residence of Mrs. J<unes Vere.  on Roberts Street, of Henry Steel j  The late Mr. Steel'., had been suffering'from Blight's diseas-c for over a year and a half. He was sixty-  scvea   years of age.  A native of Derbyshire, .Eng., .Mr.  Steele came to this country some  years ago and lived at Wellinglton  for sonic time before coming to this  city. lie was well known to all old  timers and sincere sympathy will be  felt for 'his childien, four of -whom  are well v known residents of Ithis city. The members of the family residing here are: Mr. Walter Steel, Mrs.  James Vei'e, Miss Ethel, and Mr.  (larenco Steel. Two of hfe children live in thc'states, one is in the  upper country, and one in England.  Tho funeral will take place on  Thursday from the Church of England to the local cemetery. I-Iil-  bcrt  has  charge   of the arrangements  VICTORIA  GIRL HAS  '���������     DISAPPEARED  Victoria, Feb. v*. (From Our Own  Correspondent)*��������� Maud Dcwb'ury.ian  eighteen year old girl, is missing  here. She left the house of her employer on Saturday night, presumably for her homo, but since then  no Ui ing has been seen of her. The  girl _ad a delusion that,she was under hypnotic influence and of .late has  acted raihe-r strangely. On Saturday her demeanor was: not more  than usually strange to rouse the  suspicions of her' employers. ,The  Police have been, inlformed but up to  the present no clue as to her wheia-  liouts  has been discovered.  IS AT  TWOPBISONERS  ESCAPE FROM  CUM GANG  WITH THE BUILDING  OF GRAND TRUNK  At 4.30 our Victoria correspondent  wires down as follows: Jn case of  J. X. Smith1 halfcas corpus proceedings the order, is made absolute and  prisoner is set at liberty.���������  IWELVE  i*  MORE BODIES  FROM WRECK  Victoria, Feb. 5, .(Special to The  Ledger)��������� Tho coroner's jury holding* 11111,11081 on the wreck victims  took the evidence of M.      S.  Bullen  Vancouver, Feb. 3.���������"Escaped in  the fog, or * 'there are two vacant  places in the chain-pang,',: is the appropriate till������ of a little melodrama  which,was enacted out on Powell st.  this morning.  Arthur liolley, who was convicted  on .January 21 0f vagrancy for being  found in a hop joint, and given three  inmnths in which to recuperate, and  George Thomas, convicted on January 24 of breaking a window .'in ti,|e  house of a man named Howe, in  Park Lane, ami ^iven two months in  which to think il over, made their  getaway from de chain-gang this mor  ning. , __Owing to the , heavy fog  which was hanging'over the city this  morning, which made it .impossible j connecting,  to sec more than a few feet, thfeir  escape was rendered easy and their  capture hard. , '  The , chaing-angi had Wen taken out  as usual and .was'doing some work  on Powell street, in the East End  Without a moment's warning .the  two men made a run, and although  oi tiered , to stop by Dan >,mtliexdaie  Along the West Coast And the Exferi-  ing of the E. And N., to End of     ,  the Island  With  Their   Spurs  And   Connecting  Lines- Vancouver Island Will Be a  '   Home of Many Thousands  It    looks     now as if     the   Grand   acres'of farming a���������d pastoral lands  rruiw    Pacific     would     build a*Iino  and     the     corresponding increase of  from one end of Vancouver Island to* population and wealth   for _iv**n  oil  the other.  '���������*'���������������������������*    ������������������������������������-  <���������'---   ~      ���������    - - ' s     ���������   aa~  The Intermediates in the Association Football game yesterday afternoon showed splendid form. The  two teams were captained respective  ly by J. lliiworth and S. Michic.  Mii-hie's men won, the score at the  coiicir������**ioii being 2-1. The managers  of the Club win select men to ma''c  up the tw<i intermediate teams lo cn  tier tlie V. 1. fntcrmeiiiatc league.  The personnel of the teams will be  published as soon as definitely decided upon.  POWDER  EXPLOSION.  Wilmington, Del:, Feb. 2.��������� About  two tons of powder in the grinding  mill at the Haglcy yard of thc Du-  pont Powder Co. exploded today.  Samuel Buchanan, the only workman in the mill at the time, was  blown  rested  Milwaukee, Wis., Feb. 2.���������Dr. Walter Kempsloek, of Milwaukee, not  only advocates thc Ohio bill, provic  ing* for pultwrg hopeless sufferers out  of mis-ry by administering drugs,  but admits that he has used the plan  in his practice. He bus given full  details of tlie case.  Dr. Kempstocv is prominent in his  profession. He was nti expert witness in the trials of Czolgosz and  Guiteau, assassins of presidents, and  was  sent  by  the  United  States gov-  ...     _,    .... .and    Robert     Borrand,    the [guards,  of the Pacific^   Steumship Company. | they . did not     stop and  were soon  lost in the fog. A  hurried search  was made for them, but they could  not.be found . The guards did'find,  however, their prison clothes which  had been discarded ,by them a few  hundred feet away from where thc  cl aingang was working-.  The escape of thc men must have  Ik en well idauncd, as investigation  at the jail shows that they took  their oiwn clothes with them and  wore them, under the prison garb.  These, clothes have been fished out  of one of the vacant cells in the jail  where all the prisoners' clothes arc  kept, owing to lack of a better 'place  t<* keep  them.  Descriptions' of the men have been  given to the otlicers and telephoned  to New-Westminster,, and if the'men  stay in town they are almost sure  to be re-captured.  would  ,  taking the Went  Coas.t _a eflHate     railways and    wagjon, roads  e.        This   would  complete   the soil and' climate will do the rest.'  When the sun .shines bright and warm  and the air is mild in Fefoluary as it  is in May in ��������� (the East, people will  como to make their homes here.  The growth of     Vancouver Island's  their route  a belt     hue    around the Island and  roads     and spurs which  would soon'   branch oil- the C. P. R.  triifl  Grand     Trunk's Island systems,  mean     transjiortrabion to f-he  mineral     sections    n0w almost inac-   population will be  well worth watch  cessihle.     It     -would mean the open-1 ing    for    the    next  ing up of hundreds     of thousands of   years.  ten or twenty  Mr. Binlen said the reason why the  Salvor's boats were not "launched  was because the Czar, which approached fairly near the wreck, reported that tlieire was nobody alive  on board. Had not the officers of the  Sal ror received this message the  boats would undoubtedly have been  sjnl to the wreck, and Mr. Bullen  expressed' tho opinion ' that they  would have saved lives, as very heavy breakers were only rolling close  in to shore.  S. S. Lome brought twelve more  bodies from the scene of lhe wreck  this morning.      All   arc unidentified.  PROGRAM OF FRIDAYS ENTERTAINMENT  Appended   is     the program or the i pleted, will   . undoubtedly" be tlie  entertainment   to be    given     jby the'SOurce    of great     pleasure.     InNthe  Lyric   Dramatic     Club in the Opera  House on Friday in aid if the Ladv-  /-.*  FOG WAS  TROUBLESOME  eminent to all parts of the,world to  Governor in Council in unincorporat- V  j d    the buboluc plague.  ed    municipalities.    It     is    expected *" ������������������-*������������������  ri���������,.i���������,r  ,\  _���������_!,.���������.._���������  ..jn- u_ _���������i������������������^    h,r      "On one occasion dining  strong opposition wilt" be raised    by  the telephone companies  MINE WORKERS'-IN  SECRET  SESSION.  Indianapolis, Ind.,.Fpb. 3.��������� The  National executive board of the United Mine Workers of -America went  into session behind closed doors today. President Mitchell said nothing about matters to be considered.  He had noth'ng to say.  President  Mitchell      this  afternoon  On one occasion .during my practice as a phj'sician, I. took upon myself the responsibility of putting a  patient out of her misery, and I be-,  licve that God will justify thc act"  said Dr. Kcmpstock.  The case was that of a woman  who had attempted suicide. ' She was  the wife of a colonel 'in tbe army.  The woman had taken all the wool  blankets anil slow burning* material  olT her bed, and, lying on a heavy  straw mattress, had set (ire to it.  "I  was  called   in  consultation,   and  to pieces.      The roof,   which i said- that    the     National    executivo  ti��������� ...olio ���������.;thr,ni   fn^if-n-   board  would probably finish its work  on tho walls, without  fas en adjourncd\ He will leave for the    . q ���������   .....    ���������..,,_ fco bohold.  ings, as is the rule in powder  build-   East a������out    Fcb    10   to mcot      the,shc     ������'������a a '���������������*,lblc sl^,,t t0. 1,0ll0ia"  tho. operators    and  railroads   ��������� presidents   She was literally  roasted  alive.^  of the anthracite region  in coni'eren-1    ������������������ 'What are you  going to  do?'      I  ce.     Feb.  15th.     Tho    place of  this ;inq,lirc(1      oC     the attending     physi-  oonferenco  will     not bo    givem    any  more publicity than  possible,  senger trains collided today.  All     the    injured  were passengers  Rev.  E.  J. Bu.lgin,   travelling   ovan-  ings, in order to give vent to  explosive force was blown across tho  go on record as protesting against  yards. Houses in this vicinity were  severely shaken and the force was  felt several miles from the mill. ...  GREAT  LI-BRAKY. BUILDING,  Chicago, Feb. 2.���������The Harper memorial committee?" of the board of.  trustees of the. (University of Chicago  recommended to the trustees yesterday that the memorial take tho form  of a great library building to cost  ������1,250,000.  Los Angeles,   Cal., Feb.  2.��������� Three  persons  were  injured,   one of      them  seriously,   in a small wreck on     the  Salt Lako     road,  in which two pas-  DESPLER  WINS.  Cambridge, Mass., Feb. 3.��������� Dave  Dcsplcr, of this city, was given a  decision over Maurice Sayers of Mil-  gelist, had two or three ribs broken,  and was injured internally which  have caused hemmhorages.  Toronto, Feb. 2���������Provincial Treasurer Matheson announced today that  tho province would have a surplus  of approximately ������600,000 over last  year's accounts.  San Francisco, Feb. 3.���������The Chronicle to-day says within*a few days  it will be announced authoritatively  according to one closely in touch  with matters that J. P. Morgan &  Co., the Guggenhelmers, the Have-  meyers are among thesp behind tho  new railroad which will extend from  Valdetz 400 miles into Alaska, grading has begun on,the lino and 1000  men will be laying track by April  1st.  cian.  '* 'I think we had better inject mor  phine,' hc saic".  " 'How  much?' I asked.  " About   ten   drops.'  *" 'My God,  man, fill the syringe, I  said.'  " 'I don't like to take the responsibility.' he answerec'.  " 'Give it to  me,   then.'  "He gave me the syringe and drug  and" I relieved her of her intense suf  fcring.      The  woman was a  Catholic  Fog seem-*- to have prevailed .on tho  entire coast the last few clays. A  Vancouver despatch ,of SaUirdny  says: Shipping in Vancouver harbor  was almost completely tied up J_st  night and this morning owing to ihe  thick fog which obliterated almost  everything from view. Maslcts and  pilots of vessels mo\ed their craft  aboait with great difficulty, and' iu  several instances tied up till the fog  began, to clear.  The steamer Ramona, which Hvas  to have sailed last night at nine  o'clock for Seattle, had not ventured  out at noon, and thc prospects for  gelling away at all today were not  of the brightest. The Empiess  of  China, winch arrived in 'English Bay  about 7 o'clock cn Wednesday even  ing, has ' not been able to c0iue through the Nanows yet. The Empress has a Valuable car.-io of silk  and other Chinese merchandise aboard, which the C. P. R. steamship  department is anxious to have discharged.  Unless'; the-fog, clears away,-the  Cana.dian-Australif.n- steamship M'ou-  na.will not, get'away. The Mou-  na> is taking oiit a heavy load of  freight, 'all her hold space is filled,  and even a part of her deck space has  been utilized for storing fn-ight. So  much freight lia-s offered for this vnv  age that a considerable q'lantity will  no left behind for the Aorangi lo  carry on her next trip. HiThc Moana  ha\s ,a fair  passenger  list.  end his life. Before carrying out  this provision the physician must  consult three other physicians. Now  the question is, are the physicians  competent to pass judgment of this  kind? A man may have wind colic,  and .sulTer untold agony and your  physicians maj' decree that hejs suf  fering from an incurable disease, and,  at the patient's request which is  of the      provisions of tho Ohio  proceed      to put him      to  one  measure,  death.  There are others to whom such a  law might apply with benefit. These  are   people   who   are      a burden  INTRODUCE  A SUNOAY  OBSERVANCE BILL  Ottawa, Feb. 5, (Special).���������Tlio Do-  mini on Government will at the next  session introduce a Sunday Observance KM draughteo on the measures,  recommended by the Lord's Day Alliance. ��������� iThis will be a very difficult  matter to handle and give satisfaction to all denominations. Hon.  George FN.it'/.patrick has ! charge - of the  arrangements.   o ���������   ENGLAND'S WATER SUPPLY  Owing to her tremendous industrial  activity and the.needs of her teeming population, England may find her  self one of these days face to face  with a problem of stargeting magnitude, namely a scarcity of. fresh, water, said Mr. Bentley, F. S. A.,  presiden of the Royal Meteorological Society, at the annual v  on    Wednesday in    Great George st.  So enormous now is tbe drain upon the country's available supplies,  so much have the. growth of cities,  the disappearance of forested areas,  the extent of street surface impervious to moisture, and the diversioH  of-rikcrs, lakes and other fresh water reservoirs from their natural  functions of irrigation, interfered, in  England, with nature's arrangement  that En-tHi-sh'- engineers and meteorologists at no distant date irmv find  a't".s'< of almost insuperable difficulty awaiting their endeavors.   o   Those of us who have beeo given  faithful service by teachers and educators .generally. should remumliC-r  such and do all in our power to assist in smoothing the journey through for this class of not too well  paid     citji'/ens. Especially should  this be remembered in cases'where a  teacher's aihsolute livlihocU depends  on  their .classes.  smith Recreation 'Ground. The entertainment will be first rate and  nobody should miss the opportunity  of seeing it. -The farce is an.extremely wcll-w'iitten one and the music introduced very catchy, and as  rendered by the talented memibers of  this society will be most entertaining. As is already kmotwn, thc proceeds, over and ahjbve expenses, will'  be donated to the. "Recreation ��������� Ground  '.imd.     To men, women and cHUren, ' tertainment itself will .more than re-  thei   Recreatipn     ground, -when-com*-Pay those who turn out for it.  ���������������������������:���������  ! cool summer "evenings ladies will he  able to stroll in the grounds and  watch the sports and children will be  able to play on cool, clean-grass,  instead of spending tlie time on' the  dirty streets. To ail who are in-,  teres ted the completion of the Sport  ground is looked forward to with  impatience. So all should --atron-  ize the entertainment on Friday, for  by. doing so they will be aiding .the  committee in their, hard work of getting the grounds in shape forClthe  summer.' - Apart i from  this  the  en-  PROGRAMME  A SEEPI MUSICAL FARCE IN. TWO ACTS.  CHAR ACTERS  Air. Simiggins, a lawyer  '  Mr.     George Rideout  John James     Johnson, .in love with Smugfein's neice Mr. Hy Glastonbury  Beirainin    Bonnycastle, mas^iierading   as Smuggin's clerk  ...fl   Mr. Jack Ramelagh  Miss Helen Wyndeatt,. Smuggin's neice, ...-. Mfss Polly Ashford  Patty, a maul servant  ' Miss     Juliette' Browne  Mrs.  Bonnycastle,      _.. ]\iiss     Adele Briere  ACT 1.   Room  in Smur,e>*'n's House.  ACT II.   Same.     Time, present.-  Produced under the direction ot Mr. Claude   Winning-ton and Mr. Frank  A. S.. Vincent.  BETWEEN  ACTS.  Piano  Solo,    Mr.   Frank  G.   Ashton, of Guildhall  School and  Trinity College of Music, London.    Recitation ,    Mr.  Hugh Thornley.  ADMISSION   50      CENTS,  DENTS,    25     CENTS     EXTRA.  OPEN     7 30.   Commence     8     o'clock Sharp.  DOORS  ��������� PLANNIG A RECEPTION  Vancouver is-. planning an elaborate  reception for the occasion of Prince  Arthur's forthcoming visit. The  News-Advertiser says: "The Duke  of Co-nnauglit's Own-is jilanminr a re  "rption for Prince Arthur of Con-  naught- on the occasion of his visit  to Vancouver on March ::8. The entire staff of officers has .':ad the matter in hand since the ann.iial meet*in-g  Mayor Busconi'lu** will probtvhlv be  alif-ieiil from ihe city, but the officers  of the regimi-nl, of which Prince Arthur's .'father is coioni'l-m chief, are  resolve*I lei make the demonstration  civic as well as military. The nia-  vor  is prepared   to enter heartily  in-  so Perfect in form.  Penny postage between  the United-  Kingdom and Egypt, which came into force on Dec.  15,  has already led  to an increase in tho number of let-.  ters sent.  -        ���������     ���������       ��������� O-*    ;   Orator, excitedly���������The British lion,  whether it is roaming the deserts of  India or climbing the forests of Canada, will not draw in its horns or  retire into its shell.  "I      am    convinced,"   said  a-wiell  known physical  culturist,   "that   tho  Venus of Milo was a French  woman.  Otherwise she would never'have been  to any plan proposed.  Lord Dalmeny was asked the other  night if he  was in favor of altering  and  the priest who  called  to see her  when I  told him what I had     done,   are   people   who   are      a burden      to   the  King's title  to Edward the  Sev  remarked: [themselves and  to  the. state andwhocnth  of England   and   First  of   Scot  " 'Doctor, you  did  right.' lean  never  hope  to  be  anything   else  "Such   a law   properly  safeguarded   as  ion~  as      they live.      If such      a  would  in my judgment,  be  a      good   measure  is  contemplated   it  should in   fice  thing.      Tho  Ohio, measure,  however,   chide  in  its provisions such  n-iemh,crs  is unsafe.      It provides that a    per-   0f   (]le  community   who   are  suffering j    It   is    computed      that   thc  money  son  of  sound  mind,   who  is  sick un-from      incurable diseases  land, and  replied that he thought it  was a question for the     Patent   Of-  -o-  It   is  for whom   spent  in   drink  in  Leeds  in  a   single  to death,  and who is  suffering intol-thero is no hope,  audi it should     in-  year     would   provide  5,000  families  orable agony, can ask a physician todude lunatics and idiotic. iwith 30s a week all  the year round. I any of his dogs.  Look int her  and you  will see at  a glance that she is of French     descent.    She is  tall,  slender  for     her  The     venerable    Earl  of Leicester,   height,   and   beautifully  curved.  Her  who first, took his seat in the House ' throat is narrow  and'her arms, are  of Lords- during, the ministry of Sir   long  and tapering.' In' every  Kho she  84 th  is graceful.  '���������'Now, if she had been an American  woman, she would have been plump  in some     spots  and thin   in others.  She would have been thin around tlio  . . ,  , waist- line and  wide  in   the  tlvroati.  received a peerage,  is a Jewish bank '       *     '        . , .  \ , . *     . ^ Her chin might _.%ve been double'and  Robert Peel,   has   entered  his  year.   O ���������  Sir Hubert de Stern,  who recently  er in London, and is a son of Baron  Hermann de Stern, whose title was  Portuguese.  her cheeks would have been as fat as  butter.  "If     she    had been  German there  would have  been a broad,  ruddy look  about her, and if she had been Rus-  John  Gaunt,  who  lives near     Am-   sjan  sne  wmld  -have  been  exquisite  bergate,  Derlvyshire,   and  is the  offi- ' jn  iier  yOUth,   but hopeless  after  the  cial rat catcher to the Midland rail-   age of f0rty. She was not Italian  way, has trained a fox to be as ex-   or s^ig  W0"uld  have  been  unable      to.  pert  and  reliable  a rat  catcher      as ' preserve her youth. No, V������e. Venus of  [Mite was French." ' DAILY LEDGER  THE DAILY LEDGER  tf-ublistied   every day except Sunday.  B_        THE       DAILY       LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION ?RICE  90 cents  a month;    $��������� per  year    in  advance.     Advertising rates on application.  _ _    SATURDAY, FEB. 3, 1906  SIX MILLION DOLLAR  DEAL  QUIETLY  EFFECTED  L_PWW tf"  ^������AVf_t SPENCHT-     ���������  (Naoaimo) Ltd.'  ���������5L  <&&a���������������������-tmm  | Is therj a Hatiess Woman?  A Hatiess Miss?  A Hatiess Child?  Left in Town  WM. MHNSIE, President J. W.   COBURN,  ---    -<*-..-*tor  * TpleprinnB**h;  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND   LADYSMITM���������ShiagW a   Special t7-  ���������Manufacturers     "r��������� |  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  _easened   and   Kiln   Dried   Flooring    and  Finishing     Lmm_er  ia    SUea  Esquimait   & Nanaimo Railway  Time Table No. oil  ���������v  SA  THREE    DAYS   OFFER   COM-!  2g MENCES  WEDNESDAY  gg MORNING*  ,     Montreal,     Feb.      .-The" National  Chemical     & Drug  possession today of all business establishments that come within the  merger. Six million dollars worch  of established business houses changed hands this morning in Montreal,  Toronto, Winnipeg, Hamilton, St.  'John, H.ilifax fine elsewhere, and it  M-as done so quietly that tlio outside  cii*cle directly affected by the transaction was hardly aware.  _i_il  ������������������j^g -.Trimmed Hats  Co   took formal   5_a Ready-lo-Wcar Hals  Z*& The Tourist Motors  *-jgS Black  Patent 'Leather Motors  i������i Velvet Tourist Moto:s  ^���������^ Children's Felt Flops  Children's  Triinined Hals  5S Save nioncv  on Pit Shoes���������we  ('anno  .Your Choice of a Big  Window at Each  50C  Regular $1.06 to $4.56  3  BIG FIRM ASSIGNS.  3  ���������HE  quote    these    prices much [  longer. .*      Why?      llcenuso   Unit 300 pairs wc bought ot  Nanaimo made aic nearly'gom���������just a few -.-airs-  left.     You'll pay $2.75  for the Shoe we're selling at $2.  Pittsburg,  Pa.,  Feb.   ..���������Announce-]  ment was made today that Fred..L. j ^  Fast  &      Co.,   brokers  of  this  ei  have    made a voluntary assignine  to  Clarence D. Bennington, secrotari  of  tho North American  Savings  Co. j : y  The    assets and liabilities are given   '"J  n? $100,000.  Nanaimo    made 'Whole hack  inside    counter     $2.75  Nanaimo     made  outside eounter  wkole kip   $8.00  %\^mmm9A^mmmmj0  cTWONEY TALKS'--  AS L������U������ T������ US   AS  A������T������*H_. ,  IF YOU ARE PAYIN* OA__I FGRYOUR  MEAT   YOUR   _������LLARS  Vf  ILL   ������������������  FURTMER  IF  YO������   BUY FROM US   rOur Cash Prices Cannot Be Beaten   PAN NELL  &    PLASKET7  stKam heati-;d  WEUvlFOKNISHKD ROOMS  BAR SUPPLIED WITH    Hi  WINES, LIQUORS, CIG4RS  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  Traiue  leaf*  Ladysaiith for Victoria and  all - intermediate  stations    at  S.H aa. daily,  aad at 4.00 p.m. on   Wednesdays, " Saturdays   an_   Sundays.   s  Treiea leave Lady snith.. I or "Wellington and  all  intermediate statiou  at 11.57 a.*, daily,  aad at 6.00  p.m.   oa Wedr-a-days,  Saturdays     aad  Suaaaya.  ' '       Excursion Tickets.  -'���������<���������������������������������������������-*',-- ON SALE TO AND  FROM ALL STATIONS  geei tn geiag jearaey Saturdays  and. Sundays, returning not later tuaa  tbe Miawlag Moatay. ���������Ij_j J. ���������._.,. ������������������   ' I i.    t.   -Steamer Joan������������������  i       i-; ,  Sails freea  Ladysmith for Vaacouvcr every Saturday at 6.00 a.Mw and  returaiag sails frem Vaaceuver    for   Ladysmilh at 2.30 p.m.  Cer. Fart kttl   Gaviereiaeat Streets.,  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist.   Fit. & Pass. Agt.  A. J. McMURTRIE, Proprietor  LADYSMITH, B. C  Indianapolis,     Feb. -The joint  conference of the coal miners and  operators adjourned at 11.40 a.m.  today, after the chair had declared  lost a motion by L. Bobbins, aPitts  burg operator that the present wage  scale be continued.  President Mitchell of the United  Mine Workers at once called Mie National convention of the organization to meet at 2 o'clock this afternoon.  Mr. Robbins reviewed the differences in the conditions of the miners  now and when the inter state and  joint conference movement went into  effect.  ''You have higher wages and short  er-hours," hc s_id, "Yet without argument, ahd'in the face of all fair-  hess you yesterday met and repudiat  ed a fair proposition. 1 wont to  go on record as protesting aiuiin^t i  such methods. We do not propi-se    .)  to have miners  of other states with J|  conditions     entirely      different   from  ours, dictate as to thc settlement of  affairs in our' district.      Your     pro- ( a  position adopted yesterday .is absurd jjjj  A little section up in Michigan could   -'-  refuse a settlement and tic  up      1 he i j3  ��������� _  whole country."  Mr. Mitchell in reply said: " Wc  have shown by the opernfoi-s* circulars that coal is selling at the r'inps  at from 35 to 50 'cents a ton higher  than it was selling seven months ac:o  ancl that the conditions of their own  trade is highly prosperous. Notwithstanding this we are asked to continue a lower wage scale than we  had  two years ago.  "When we accepted a lower scale  on account of an unfortunate situation existing at that time, we were  promised that the reduction would  be   restored  at  the  next  conference."  . '.^syttawn^wivim^^r-MmmB*  IT DEFIES  COMPETITION  London. Feb. .1.���������Lady Grey wife  or Sir Edward Grey, the foreign score tarv  who  was  thrown  from a  trap  R  Derlin. Feb. .���������Replying to an inquiry today regarding the report  that ho had been condemned to  death by tlie Russian revolutionists,  for furnishing financial assistance to  the government of Russia, ITerr Men  delssohn, head of the banking house  of  Mendelssohn   & Co.. said:  "I have received many threatening  letters since tho revolutionary movement began. The latest was a sentence of death, with a eofhn and a  skull and cross bones pictured on the  communication. This was six weeks  ago. I have not ty*en molested, although Berlin is full of Russians, I  do not attach any importance to the  threats.      They only amuse me."  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and good  ������       Rooms  PORTLAND  ������AY_B KTXjM, Preftt-ietar.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra well  o      Stocked'  '    :-  DROPPED 40 DEGREES.  rlattsburg, N.Y., Feb. ���������Telegraphic reports from the Adariondacks  region today state that tho temperature dropped about 40 degrees last  night.  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual  subjects  taught;  also      language1*, drawing  in  pencil  and crayons,  paint ng in oils aad  water colors, pianoforte and ~ooal lessons git-  en in classes or individually.  MISS  BERTRAM,  Ladysmith, B.  _.   o   ,,   ,. ,  For high class ������tatiea_r*f sail at  Knight's Book Store.  This Hotel his    Toeea eempk-feely    Board aad lodgiag $1.60 par day.  1 relocated.  HOTEL-  f  JOHN TKA, Proprietor  Bar Supplied  with  the Best   Wines, 1st Aveaue  Liquors and Cigars.  Ladysniith B.C.  Best accommodatioa for transient  wd permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  This aew Hotel has beea comfort-  a >ly furnished and the bar is up-to-  d-te. Rates (LOO a day and' wp-  w \rds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  ?vplanad������ .*-.: ���������*-: r���������: ������������������*--��������� !L*_y������_ria_   _-  i DUNDEE=-  Feb.   1st,   whi'c  inn:  near   F.llinc*- \\\  ham,   2STorthuinberi.nl.   sii'-lmn.ii'*"  concussion of      "-n     brain,  is  d.vin*.  She has not re.-, allied  i-oinseiousn -*r*  |To Write a Story  it  collands Best.  mm psi fi  %  I  that w������uld have the true  ring     to it,'the author would  of   necessity     require to live  there far a. tii_������ at least. He  aitisti     situdT     tha charajcter.  istics  of the western people-  have to become oiu*   of them,  living their daily life,'sharing  their    joys      and      sorrows.  He  would have    to mix   with  tliem  socially  und   in a  business  way,     in      short    be a  "Westerner "     Its u quest'-cm  of  Knowing  local  conditions.  The    same   reasoning   applies  to    the    "Leckie Boot'j   for  Western  Miner,  the Prospector ���������:ul  the Lumberman.  Tho ma,kers of the " Leckie Boot'' are Westerners with  "Western experience. They  know what to jmake and how  ta *iian'c it. rlts not so much  a question of price as of quality. Their sole aim is to  make a better hoot for tho  same money���������anil the "LEG.  KIE  BOOT" is  it.  MANUFACTURED *BY.���������  LTD,  VANCOUVER. B. C.  ____i_g_______S5_^f!'--  There is     ae ether saedicia* manu-  (achired that     has received ao. uaeh  praise    and so   t--_a������y ������npres_ioi_i oi  gratitude    as      Ciiaiuberiaia's   Ceugii  Remedy.     It is affective, _id prompt  relief follows its. ase.     firateful par-  cuts   everywhere    do _������t hesitate to  testify to   its   aierits for the aeoefit  or others.      It     is a certaia cure foi  croi>;> and win preveat the attack   n  pi' en at  the first appaaraaca ef  thc  ���������Jiscase.     It is especially adapted to  children,  as   it  is pleasaat  ta   take  and    contains nothing iijurious.   Mr  E. A. Humphreys, a well kaewa resident and clerk ia the store af    Mr.  Locke, of     Alice, Cake Colony. *'outh  Africa, says:     "I have used Chamber  Iain's     Cough     Remedy  to ward oli  croup'     aad     cei.ls in my family.      1  found it very satisfactory and itglives  me pleasure to recommend  it."   For  sale by The LadysmiMi Phara-acy.  ���������THE JONES HOTEL I  ���������WHITE   COOK���������  and   WHITE   LABOR���������  Employed Only  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  *"GALE0OKIAN"  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  -:o>  R. P. RITHET,|  & Co.,  Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA, :���������: :-: :���������: .���������::-��������� B.C.  HOTEL  DOMINION  ���������Rates $1.25 and$1.60���������  Free bus to all steamboat landing! and  railway depots.    Electric care every fivf  minutes to all parts of  the city.. Bar  and table.unexcelled.  v F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,   VANCOUVER fi; C!  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilsoii  Nanaimo, B. C.  Jas. R. McKinnel  Proprietor-  Fire Proof    Buildiag.      \  .   Modem and     Strictly First Claas;j  Commercial Mens' headqaartcrs.  WANTED���������I5y      Chicaga     whalesala  hoase, special representative (mia mi  woman) for each province ia Caaada.  Salary $20 00 and expenses paid  weekly. Expense mosey advaaced.  Business successful; positiaa paraia-  nent. No investment required. Previous experience aet esseatial ta ca-  gaging.  Address Manager, 132 Lake Street,  Chicago,  111.,  U.S.A.        .  I  T FERNIE,  Read OOw��������� Read Up  9 p.m. I,v.  Victoria   Arr.   4.o*.p. ni.'  t.aa p. a. L������.    Seattle     An*, a.oo a.m.  9.31 p. aa, An*.    Ererett    Arr. 7.30 a.ui  9.3a a. at. Arr. SPOKANS Atr 7.4s p.m  6.2s P-~* Atr.   Rexford   Arr ia.30 p. in.  t.ia   p, m, Ar.    Bike   Arr. 10J4-1 a. m.  9.0* p.m.   Arr.    Ferule   I<***.a.55 a   tu.  ONE NIOHT  Ta ail Kaoteaay Pointa  TWO   NIGHTS  Ta    Winnipeg aad St. Paul  Close Connectiens  Fer    Chicago. Toronto,  Montreal aad  All Points East & West  Acetylene    'Lighted'    Cars,  Family Tourist Sleepers,  Palace Sleeping Cars  Diaiag     Cats (Meals a   la  Carta).  Library Observatioa     Cars  Through     tickets and  baggage checks to an points.  Steamship Tickets  For tickets, maps, berths  reservafons     and complete  information     call on or address,  8. O. Yickw       E. R. Stephen  A.O.R.A. G.A.O.N. Ry  Seattle       r    Victoria,  B.C.  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor. Government and Yates Sts  VICTORIA, B. C  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  3  i  M. J.  NURSERIES,     GREENHOUSES  AND SEED HOUSES  8010 Westmlaster rRoad,  VANCOUVER, B.C  Headquarters     for PACIFIC        GROYW     Garden,  Fiekt    and      lower. S.eec'.s.  New     crop ia stock ready  for     distribution, asic your  ���������erc-aat. .fer them iu sealed, packets.',    If he does not  " handU > ' them we will prepay   t������   year, (nearest i>ost-  . ���������Ob* fifty iva. cent pacl.'ets,  . euc selei--ti*������a at gfpod varieties, ������>for $$1.00    to. iutro-  duce- then*.  Large  . stock    ef      Home  GROWN Fruit and Orna-  aienta!  Trees   aow ma-  tarM''   fer     the Spring  Ne.aipeaae.    loss or -delay ef fumigatioa or in-  spectiaa. !  Let   J_ii    price    your  list  before pUciag your order.  Greenhouse.. Plants, .Floral  Pactag-ts,   fertilizers, etc.  ONE   IS THE  "NORTH   COAST   LIMITE������."  The Electric Lighted, Traia ae-the  East  Ticliets on sale'to au Eastern  and  Southern points at lowest rates.  Up-to-date     Pullinan   and    Tourist  sleepers ���������   on all  trains.   Dicing  Car  service Unsurpussed.  Steamship Tickets ,on sale to and  from all European Points. Cabin accommodation reserved by wire.  For     furthsr  write the alike.  A.  IL  Chariton  A.G.P.A,   N.P.,  ,   Portland, Ore.  particulars    call 01 %  Phone Main ISC.  E.   E. Biackwoed  General Agent  Victoria, B.G  k\  Are You  Going East  V  Then be sure your tickets read   tie  tha  The  only  line now  makiag   UNION  >l  DEPOT    connections at  ST. PAUL   )1  and  MINNEAPOLIS  through    trains    from  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST  with      the^.^i  the    Pacifit ]|  LINE, Tffi  LIGHT  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  injure the surface. Sunlight Soap cleans, freshens and preserves  oilcloths and linoleums.  Sunlight Soap w_*,hes clothes white without injury to the most  delicate fabrics, or to the' hands, for it contains nothing  that can  TH6 CITY MKRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  ist. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  ���������*-5t.i������-vV*-  9.  I  i&'Ftjm'frMtt.'m' -3"*a -^.���������a^'.'e^.-ea*.* _; ������>*���������'_-���������**'_: ei*-_-������-*-ei- 9mK^K'^Pi^r^'^rm  i  *  /  4  ���������l  I     THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  PURCHASERS  AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, QOLD AND  SILVER ORES. ,      ��������� '  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH  C.  PA1NTINO,    I   PAPEKMANOINO  .'ETC.: ,:. ;.'  Work done properly and at rio-?-*t  prices. A full liae of Wall Paper,  and Paiater's Supplies Resideaca on  Roberta Street  J. B. SMITH, Pron  II yeu like���������  A  smooth,  easy  share,  an  even,  well-finished     heard trim, a good  bath, er a stylish Hair-cut.  Vou will ge te.; ,  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PAfflORS  HIGH STREET.  finest trains, the lowest j\  rates, the fastest time.    '���������"  '���������^���������'���������Between :  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHI.  CAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS ������TY,  and ALL POINTS EAST. ( &  For complete information ask your  local agent or write,  P.W.PARKER   /  General  -geaa,  TiO 2nd Ave., Seattle.  ���������    HEAD 0FFIGE  I DUNCANS STATION.  Vancouver Island, 8. G.  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  General Manager.  pk*_r#!|-**_*"_raV**--'r������^  Ladysmith  O. YUEN  Merchant Tailor  ^        pjf8 B.   C  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LBE * CO.  ' [ ON THE B8PLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATL1  BAKED AN������ FRESH.  Coafectioaary ef all kinds.  Orders takea for Pastries to be delivered at any tliae.  ��������� ��������� ������������������* mm. .������������������:    in:-..  .Employment Agency  CUBAN CIGARFACTORY  Mannfacturers of the Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOri  None bu   ������nion L,ahor   ^Employed  n. J. BOOTH, Prop  Pianos and  Organs  Ladysmith, B.C  Dr.  Dier can be found  it  anytime il  at his office oa Gatacra si.  TMs   d������r.  tal   work  is   gvarantead   t������   Im  -Mt>  class and rates naaoaaliU ac.  HILBERT  ______C__>( /-  PPwmiiBi  mmmmllmWmmm  an  DAILY LEDGER  m  Union  Brewing Co  NANAIMO    B. C.  flanufacturers of the '���������-���������a-------  BEER  In. British Columbia  Lager Beer   and Porter      Guaranteed   Brew  fcd from the Best Canadian Malt   Run   Hops  *-M~M' ��������� ���������!��������� ��������� -I- ��������� -J������������������--_-������*-������������������2���������*--*- *������s*i- ���������:��������������������������������� *-��������������� ���������4>4-I������'������.:������ ��������������� ���������!���������������.;���������������.-..H"*������"H-'K*  ���������"���������-���������"'  LAC /SMITH TRANSFER STABLE  ���������*.������ y_Su������_i//.i> ������*-��������������� vf *  Sunlight Soap is better than other soaps,  but is best when used in the Sunlight way.  To appreciate the 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.  '���������il  un light Soap  will do its work in thirty to sixty minutes.  Your clothes will be cleaner and whiter than if washed  in the old-fashioned 'way with boiler and hard rubbing.  Equally good with hard or soft water.  Lever  Brothers Limited, Toronto., i'vi  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     i-'URNITURF. MOVED  PROMPTLY  A   ND  SAFELY.  i  Stables in tlie rear of the Latf -smith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave orders at   tbe  ��������� * ��������������������������������� *���������������������������������-������������������������������������������������������ ������"*~v 4*  A. J. WASKLT, PROP  -.���������!������.���������* lHM44t< :���������*������������������������������������������������������:���������������������������-������������������'��������� + ������������������+���������>.+ ������������������ 4 *tv  i  10 PREVENT  SHIPMENTS  Of  DUN MCLEOD  DEFEATED BY  ALEX. SAMPSON I  COUNCIL ACCUSED  OT EAVOfiiNG  Miners9 Drilling Machines,  Hade to order and Repaired at shon_    notice.    Drill  Sharpened  by  ,,%.-   .���������  ways "jives satisfaction. Vicks hand! ed and repaired.    ' *���������'   -���������"  ���������SUipsrriitiling    in-ol"    .it***   Hranches  liorseshoers ami ���������iener-f*! B.ack.Vmitn.s,  R. LAWSON  Buller Street   -      -    - .   -.   Ladysrnitii, h  ���������*  St. John, N.B.���������A deputation     representing the Provincial Temperance  .Federation waited on the government  today and asked for legislation pre-'  venting shipments of liquor hy     the  express   companies  into  Scott      Act  towns.      At present they buy liquor  in quantities and have it shipped  C. ,  O. I).  The government promised consideration, and tho deputation is inclined  to believe that it will secure what it  wants.  Li VSRV, BOARD!NQ AN!)  SALH5 5TABLES  i  I! EXPRESS WORK   A   SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  L\DYiVlir  ��������� '  *  8PHONE 66  At Billingsgate, London,   tho   -'fog  was so dense the * other day that      a  ! drunken    man   lurched   into   a  coffee  tavern.  ���������*4-p"r_-a*__^^ ..  i/~ -    _3f. I  The following account of a wrestling match between Dan McLeod and  Alex. Samson is 'taken from the  Montreal Star.'  In    explanation    it mig*ht be said  that    in.   the  match   tho  opponents  wrestled  ten minutes and rested five,  In minutes making a bout.    This has  a tendencyl,of producing faster world       ,.  , .        7 ,      , cution  ns the men know how long* they have  to  wrestle before a rest.  ''The mixed match between Samson and. McLebd was one of the fastest, most aggressive, yet clenrnest  ever seen  at the  Park.    There    was  ,   Hamilton,  Ont.i  Feb.  2��������� Prelimin  o  ary examination  in the case of    the  mayor     and    Aldermen     who     were  charged  with conspiracy  in  favoring  union men against non-union      men- i  was continued  this morning. J  J. M. Robinson, organizer for the  tailors' union, . was called by prose-  He admitted that ������������������ there  were "open" tailor shops here that  could not tender for policemen's and  firemen's clothing which council says  must bear the union'label.  Herbert Barr of the city clerk's  de  s  TO HHP  ffiir BRITAIN  Tokio, Feb. 3.���������M. Oshohi,,leader  of the Progressive party, who recently interpellated' War M nister Te-  rauchion on the subject of the  strengthening or the British army  under article vii. of the Ahglor Ja,  panese convention; is surprised.,- at  (,he British comment on. this question. He authorizes the statement  Lhat he had not the slightest intention to give offence. His only motive in raising the question was a  sincere desire to "help our noble ally in effecting a most difficult but  indispensible reform."  lie thought that external stimulus  often facilitated the accomplishment  of a difficult' tusk.,  Tho Japanese embassy, which cabled the government of .Tokio <on the  subject of the Oishi-Terauchi incident received today the official version  of the war minister's answer to M.  Oishi,  it is  as follows:  "I am aware of the article in the  alliance agreement pointed out by  M. Oishi, stipulating that the naval  military authorities of the two powers shall jointly and sincerely consult one another on the conditions  and means for armed resistance to  be rendered. The government therefore will have to act upon this stipulation hereafter but they have not  yet entered into "any discussion on  the subject."  E AM CASH!  In Your Leisure Time  If you could start at once in a busi-ij  ness -,.*_ich would add a good round J  auni io your present earning*���������WITH-;L  OUT    INVESTING    A   DOLLA.*���������Wouldn't _|  you do it? - )m  Well, we are willing to start you iaim  a profitable business and we don't ask M  you to put up any kind of aadollar. \\  Our proposition is this:    We   will".  ship you the Chatham Incubator and.  Brooder, freight'prepaid, and  You Pay  No Cash Until  After 1906 Harvest.  Poultry raising pays. '  People who tell you that there,is noil  money in raising- chicks may have tried i  to make money in the business by using-;]  setting   hens as  hatchers, - and   they"  might as well have .tried to locate ai  gold mine in the cabbage patch.    Tho  business of a hen is���������to lay eggs.     As  a  hatcher  and   brooder   she   is   outclassed.     That's  the  business of, the  Chatham Incubator and Brooder, and  they do it perfectly and successfully. ��������� .  !The poultry business, properly conducted, pays far better than any other  business for the amount of time -aid  money invested. .  Thousands  of poultry-raisers���������men  and  women all over Canada and'the  United  States���������have proved to their  satisfaction that it is profitable to rail  chicks with the  was^ continued  for      one  Any  not a dull    moment from start     to J Partment   testified   that   in   all      the  finish.    ' Kven   the   somewhat   sedate jc01*-"tracts for P������������'������'���������-'"_   city  buildings  Graeco-Roman     style     provided    its jthe cit-V insisted  on work being done  startling     features,   while  tho   catch- , ������y u������ior-' men  as-catch-car* stylo provided a succes- I    ���������** "������ casc  sion of actual shocks. .week.  The  first  fall   was   in   tho   Graeco- j  ���������o  Romanstyle. Samson winning the decisive toss-of the-coin. This was understood to be almost a sure thing  foi  ���������. -re_t Cantale-er Brl__e.  A cantalever bridge under construe**  tion across tbe St Lawrence at Quebec will contain a longer span than any  bridge yet erected. Tbe bridge consists of two approach spans of 210 feet  each, two shore arms, each 500 feet In  length, and a great centra] span 1,800  feet in lengtb. The total length of tbe  bridge is 4,220 feet, and although In extreme dimensions it does not compare  ������o. 1- 60 Eggi  No. 2���������120 Ef-ft  No. 1���������240 Etfi  ' with the Firth of Forth bridge, whicb  Samson, but the one which would I tue limbs of all the princesses thai  follow was conceded to Dan by most j have ^en married in Europe since 1S17  of the spectators.     ' I may be fouud in this lmi,3l]e collection.  A museum founded at Berlin by WH '  _-.   -  Hsijyi  I. is intended solely for the re- J Is about one  mile In total lengtb,  it  -eption of royal garters.   Garters from ? bas the distinction of having the longest span la tbe world by ninety feet,  the two cantale-Ters of the Forth bridge  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and 31.-k fjr 5il_  SEE  J.   KEMP,  OR  LEAVE    ORDEKS  WITH  - W. CARTER,-  Kind  of  FIRST. AVENUE  PHONE      6-0  W.  SILER.  GEflEKAL LXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY DON^.  Leave orders at the Abhotsford.  DRUIDS  DMITEB   ANCIENT      ORDER  OF  C "������   V   il V   ������N ������Aoar, uojSumaAvJ  -*e*"i '[i*h ���������_:������������������;O   0 -I ail1 ur/'-svai-tt    ]  _ys_jith,    the   Second   and     fourth .  Wednesdays of each month, comihenc-j ���������  "fi06I' '"q-lfc'I  'A'xjp-iaupDii 3-ai  Vt-itiiig Druids     are invited to at*'  ttud.;'-'. .     '���������      .  : I   ,:  By Order.  WM, RAFTER, Reef Secty.  PATRICK BURK, N. A.  BOOTS and SHOES  AT RIGHT PRICES  Repairing and Making   o  af Specialty  Printing  Done Promptly and  WELL  THOHAS '.'������������������'���������'.MCfeWAN.  1st Avenue,    Lady.*-_!tb/ B.   C.  At  THE  Office  1st Avenue  The. results were in both cases .exactly the contrary.  It would be utterly impossible to  detail.the movements of the men on  the mat. Tt was simply a succession  of attacks and counter attacks and  swift rolls, in which the men changed  position perhaps several Units in a  minute. Samson had the advantage  ii_ weight and size, being* about _0 i  i pounds heavier than Dan and many {  I inches taller. 'j  Samson,  himself one of  the fastest  men  tho Park has  ever had brought  here,-', soon-'-found that-lie would need  to watch'every'minute of the-time il  he was lo make anything out of his  antagonist.     Tn   the   third   bout      hei  also  found   that Dan  had him on  hi*,'  back  wilh a  bar hold,  and  that     ho  was   unable   to   bridge  sufficiently   to  keep his shoulders off the mat.    Dan  won the fall in 22A  minutes.  The next fall went to Samson.   He  certainly    is  no  slouch  at   catch-as-  catoh-can.      lie,brought Dan  to   tho  mat    by    a sudden,'dive'ac his ,'feet,  within  a minute-.after  the   start    oi  each bout, ami he repeated this some  what     unusual     performance   several  times during the bout.   To hold Dan  was another  thing, i Each  in his turn  assumed the upper position, and the  work was fast  aud furious.    At    the  end  of  24 minutes  and  five  seconds  Samson, securing a chancery with his  legs and a hip hold,   scored his .first  fall.  Samson again won the toss and  selected Graeco-Ilomani style, notwithstanding that he had lost at it  previously. The work was as fast as  ever. Dan tried to a wing-and-roll,  during the quick changes which began to lake place almost Irom the  start, and almost got it. In another  minute Samson hod tried the same  hold and managed to bring- it off.  Time G  minutes.  Dan was in splendid condition,    as  was also Samson.   Doth were oxeced-  f ingly fast,  but  Samson's weight   and  r.. strength  were   too  fLscot.  Snake'*  ni-j; Meal.  A number of coolies working in the  Gnya district, India, saw a huge snake  fourteen feet long cciue out of a thicket, seize a sheep out of a flock which  was grazing and devour it.  Papered  "With: Fawn  Tickets'.  A gentleman in a London subu:*_ bag  covered the walls of one of his rooms  with' pawn tickets. It is a somewhat  expensive hobby.   Each ticket has been '  being each 1,710 feet in lengtb. Tbe  total width of the floor is 80 feet, and  provision is made for a double track  railway, two roadways for vehicles and  two sidewalks. In a cantalever of this  magnitude tbe individual members an  necessarily of huge proportions, tbe  v_o posts, for Instance, being 325 feet  Jn lengtb and each weighing 750 torn,  The Life Line la Earopa,  Of European nations the*Norwegi__  and Swedish are the longest lived and  , .     ., ., , . "."  i the Spaniards the shortest.   Accord?off  procured by the gentleman himself in    to a ������,reign 6tatisticai return recendv  a  legitimate manner,  but the articles f lssue(1   the a_ duratlon of life ������  Pledged are, of course, only of small j ���������  foUowa.  Sweden  and   Norwa_t  R    i years;  England,  45  years   3  months-,  Belgium. 44 years 11 months; Switzerland, 44 years 4 months;  France,  43  Tli ci Peacock.  The peacock is found in a wild stat������  In India, Ceylon. Ivfadagascar and many  other .parts of Asia and Africa.  Britiali  Saving's.  In "England and Wales about oue in  four of the population has an account  in toe Postoifice Savings bank, in Ireland one in ten and in Scotland one in  eleven.  jLonar Time "Widows.  According to an ancient inscription  in Camberwell church, England, an old  lady named Agnes Skuner died in the  year 1499 at the patriarchal age of 119,  having survived her husband, Richard  Skuner, for ninety-two years. Jean  Countess of Roxburgh, who died in  1753, aged ninety-six, was a widow foi  seventy:two years.  years G months; Austria, 39 years 0  months; Prussia and Italy, 39 year*;  Ba'-aria, 3G years; Spain, 82 years 4  "I bet I get into more trouble thar  any man in this state," volunteered the  young fellow who had come in the club  house. "Nothing in the trouble line  overlooks me. Why, I'd be afraid te  marry"��������� ,  "What!    Ain't you married?" ejacu-1  ��������� la ted-the red nosed elderly party who  was hovering  over   the  gratis   lunch  ���������"Boy, you don't know what trouble is."  Charity.  She���������I'm  glad We went.   It was an  excellent performance���������and for such a  | charitable   purpose.    Her   Husband���������  J Yes, indeed! We all feel a thrill of sat-  Train stopped by iiatterflies.        j isfaction   when' we do something  for  A   train   on   the   Central   Argentine I charity and get the worth of our mon-  av lias l)������pn sl'nunwl  htr +>>������ r������^i,^l������.   .'    ���������      ... ... ��������� ���������  railway has been stopped by the crush  ed bodies of myriads of white butterflies.  CHATHAM INCUBATM  AND BROODER.  "Yours ia the first incubatorl have  used, and I wish to *>Lato I had 53  chicks out of 52 efres.   This was my,  -first lot; truly a 1UU per cent, hatch. '-  I am Avell pleased with ray incubator  and brooder.   Tnos. McNauohtoh,  Chilliwack, B.C."  "My first hatch came off.   I got  ' 170 lino chicks from I'M) eggs,   who  -.can beat that for tho flrot trial, and ,  ���������o early; in tho spring.    I am well  pleased with  incubator,   and'if I-  could not pot another money could  not buy it from me.   Every farmer '-  should have a. No; 3 /Chatham Incubator.��������� F. XV. Hams ay, Dunn viile.  Out."  "Tho incubator you furnished mo.  works exceedingly well.   It is easily-  operated, and only needs about 10 "  minutes  attention  every day.   R.   .  McGuffik, Moose Jaw, Assa." ,  The Chatham Incubator and Brooder  is honestly constructed. Tbereis.no  . humbug about it. Every inch of material  is thoroughly tested, the machine is  built on right principles, the insulation  is perfect, thermometer reliable,- and  the workmanship the best.  The Chatham Incubator and Brooder  is simple as well as scientific in construction ���������a woman or girl can operate  the machine in their leisure moments.  You pay us no cash until after 1906  harvest. *��������� ,  Send us your name and address on  a post card to-day.  We can supply you quickly from on*  distributing: -warehouses at Cnltjary, Brandon, liegina. -Winnipeg-, New Westminster,  B.C., Montreal, Halifax. Chatham. Address  all correspondence to Chatham. 311  '  Tl"Manson Campbell Co.,i__te_  Dept. 15 ACRATHAM, CANADA ,  Factories at Chatham, Ont., and Detroit. I  Let us quote you prices]  on a good Fanning Mill  or good Farm Scale.  As Air KuflVdgu sat' down after havin-l  .albowed his way .back'from 11 between act  trip, he hup-it-ned to see Mime Japnues  students'sitting-farther in fiiint  **A   great iiiuny Japanese uume  over-  chis country to net civilized, don't tiioy?"  ne remarked     '"1 suppose it takes* them  jfood while to get used to our ways "  "I   suppose   so,"   smd   Miss Caycnns-  ���������And 1 don't think those young men havi  'jeeii here ven   'ong "  '���������Why?"  "I haven t ocen one of  them  climbii.-  over the peopl" Uctwc-in him ancl t>io uislij  every   time  the  curium   went aown."-  VVashingtou Star  Oldest Kngrliab   Comedy.  The oldest known English comedy Is  '-'Kalph Roister Doister." It was mod-j  eled on the comedies of Terence, and,  tho exact date of its publication ia'  unknown, although it is thought to  have been written prior to 1551. Its'  author, Nicholas Udall, was one of the  masters at Eton college.  ey at the same time.���������London Tit-Bits.  Intended.  Bills���������You made a funny break in  congratulating the bride's father instead of the groom. Wills���������No, I  didn't I've a daughter, too, and I  know what thev onat.  His Gift to  Eddie.  ~ Little Willie���������Pupa Is it  more   biesseifj  to give than to receive!'  Pupa���������That's what- the   Bible  tells us,|  and the Bible must bo right.;.  Littlo  Willie���������Then   I   ought,  to "get.  , credit mark for giving ' lfiddle Warner tht  1 aioiisles. oughtn't ly���������Uhiea_o News  much  for        the  1  SheiTield is the only town where  thc notification of cases of consumption is compulsory.  Human Bone*.  In the bones of the aged is a greater  proportion of lime than in the bones  of the young. This accounts for the  facv that elderly persons are more liable to bone fracture than young people.'  NOTICE  A   Jamaican   Lady  Speaks  Highly  of  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy.  Mrs.  Michael  Hart,   wife of the superintendent of  Cart Service  at Kingston,  Jamaica,   West  Indies  Isla:.ls,  says   that she has  for some  years used   Chamberlain's  Cough  Kemedy  for  coughs,      eroup and  "������������������ looping cough  and has found   it very  beneficial.   She  has     implicit      confidence  in it  and  would not   be without   a bottle  oi it  in      her  home.    Sold   by Ladysmith  P11 armacy.  Ladysmith Temple No.  5  Rathhone  Sisters meets at the Oddfellows' hall  2nd   and   4th   Tuesday   at   7.30   p.m.  Mrs.   Kate Tate secretary.  Sunlight Soap is botres.- than other soaps,  but is best wbon used in the Sunlight xray.  Buy Sunlight Soap and follow directions.  OUR STOCK IS COMPLETE  III CENTS'  The Jnpnneae.  Rheumatism seems to be practically  unknown in Japan. A French obsurver  attributes this to the sobriety of the  people, their vegetarian diet and their  great use of water. They not only  driuk large quantities of pure water,  but take two or three baths daily  throughout the year.  LADYSMITH   WATER   WORKS  Consumers are  requested te  call at    tke  ofnc*     os   Roberts   Street  and  pay  Water     Rates, between-the 10th    and  the 25th ot each month.  Office Hours I P. ft- 4 30 P.  J..I BLAND.  , SUPERINTENDENT.  Planting Pontx.  It has been practically demonstrated  that posts planted in the earth, upper  end down, last much longer than those,  planted in the position In which th-j  tree crew.  as-*4W.*r������'_-M*s^^^^  Mesas' Clothing, Boys' and Youths  Mens' White Dress Shirts, Berlin, Sa-  erus Negligee Shirts in Fancy Patterns, Linen and Celluloid Collars,  Sufi's, Neckties, and Suspenders ii-  largo varieties. In Youths' Hoys' and  Mens', silk ami Japanese Initial  Handkerchiefs, also iu Ladies' fane?  silk and linten. Boots and Shoes ii  all Sizes.  Don't lor-jet the place,  on High SI  Dear Mother  Rubbers, rubhers, rubers, at Simon   Next to Hardware Store  ,eiscr&  Co'S-. ^d. J John j. THOMAS  Your little ones are a co'Sstant care in  Fall and "Winter weather. ' They will  catch cold. Do you know about Shiloh's  . Consumption Cure, the L'ang Tonic,, and  what it has done for so ma ny ? It is said  to be the only reliable remedy (or all  diseases of the air passages in children.  It is absolutely harmless and pleasant to  take, it is guaranteed to cu re or your money  is returned. The price is 25c. per bottle,  and all dealers in medicine sell 314  SHIL,OH  This remedy should be in every housenv*>ld.  ia  Public Notice  Attention Is called to the  fact that the  Ogilvie   Flour flHIs Co ,   Limited  makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR,     have for some time  past been producing flour In a  vastly improved and parlfled  form  :by  the aid of ELECTRICITY  and having secured control  of    -II the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of a dvising  the  public  that  any  orized users of the electrical   flour purifying processes  will be prosecuted. , i    "Kii  Ogil-cie Flo-ar* Mills Company "Lira       <  are tha    only    r*_iller3 in O an ad a ct2l9_8  Flour  -3 I J 3 t ���������.*������  .t.-l'Vii?..  _________��������� )*-   - *  vt*T   "���������.   ������-y   t*  ^RJSpflSTv���������***S=  "''���������^v-..',.  THE   DAILY   LEDGER  _s  sac  '|~3C____I  B_=  a i; ������'"  LOCAL ITEMS  -_____aaa_a________i^iM__iiSi____i  Miss E.    Dob-?oii wHl gtv* lass-tag  Vocal Culture.    PhcMiag. Manage  iaent     and   coatral of    areata*,  teae  production,    eficieatly Wtugkt.     Fer  particulars, apply _���������_ 12, or r*_eae  14 6, Nanaime.  Smoke Little ������. Cigats*.  Mr.    Freel   returned     on the noon  train from a visit to Victoria.  Miniature Book of B.  Knight's Book Store.  C.  Views at  "ft $*{_______������_____--___  ASK  YOUR  GROCER FOR  CUPONS  WHEN YOU PURCHASE  WHITE SWAN   SOAP  Mr. I-L,  the house  day.  Collinson  is    confinct to  Willi a slight illness te  ,Mr. D.   Johnson went down to the  capital    on the morning train ycs*er-  '*        day, i-cturning in the evening.  Miss liuchanun, thc milincry buyer  at .Simon Loiser's local stored is  spending a few days holiday in Vancouver.  \  t YOU MAY WIN A SINGER SEWING MACHINE.!  Mr. J. E. Smith > went down to  Clienniinus this morning to resume  work paint-ng several houses at^th-at  place.  Latest magazines at Knight's.  ��������� ��������� i  The hurial of Mr. .and Mrs. Carter's infant son, which died on Friday, took place on Saturday, afternoon in the local  cemetery. ,  Buy your Gum  Boots aud  Rubbcis  at Siiaoa Leiser & Go's., Ltd.  Smoke Uig B.  Cigars.  ���������o   Smol-'e  Big B. Cigars.   o   New    Pictorial     Post  Knight's,. Book Store.  Cards at  Parker Williams, member for Newcastle, and J. JF Hawthornthwaite,  member for Nanaimo, passed tiixoiUjrli  to Victoria.on tlie morning train. .  .Mrs. Vivian Wftiipm, ,\vho is spend  ing, a , holiday jn Nanaimo visjted  Ladysmith yesterday. ��������� Her nvany  old friends were delighted to see her  here again and regretted that her  visit was so brief.  While    the     iumi.cr  in attendance  ' at the City Band dance on Saturday  night last  was  not large,  those wjio  were present    spent, as usual a very  t>leasantevening. The band dances  are Palways enjoyabi*"* affairs, and the  music furnished is always .firstratc.  Mrs. I-I. Cecil went down to Vi_-  toria on the nine o'clock' train this  morning.- .From tbe capital she will  cross to Vancouver to meet Mr. Cecil, who is now on h'|s war hack  from England and is expected to arrive at the Terminal City on Friday  on Saturday. Mrs. Cecil announces  that after a- hrief stay on the Mainland she will return* to Ladysmith  with Mr. .Cecil.  THE  GRIP.  ' .     .,re  we can sympathize      witb  '.  Ims,     we must have suffered our-  ���������.t-hos."  No  one can realize the suff-  .iin_   attendant   u'.on  an  attack     ol  ,'iip*',   unless   he lias   had the ^actual  .; .Hence.    There  is probably  ne dis-  ��������� ,im"      that caused so much  physical  -id  mental agony, er which sa-   suc-  i-essfuily defies  medical  aid.    All danger  from  tke grip,  however,  may  be  a*, oi.led  by   tliepionipt   use of Cham-  lioilain's Cough Remedy.   Among the  tens of thousands  who have used .this  iL-medy,  aot .one case  has ever   been  i sported   that has resulted  in   pneumonia or that has not recevered.  Tor  sale by the Ladysmith Pharmacy.  Mr.  R.     Bryden, chief mechanic at  thc< Extension mines, was in thc c*  this morning.  -Havana, Feb. 3���������Tho mayor of San  tiago yesterday telegraphed a suggestion that thc plantation of which  San Juan Hill is a part, be purchas  ed for Miss Roosevelt's wedding prcr  sent t_ut tho matter had been turned  over to tho ministry. Secretary of  State Ofarrell has received assurances from Washington that President  Roosevelt will not decline Cuba's  gift to his daughter.  cm  ���������+���������+���������**-  ��������� Mens' and Boys''1906  SPRING UPS-Smart Assortment  of each .kind-Come Early and  get First Ciioice-The Patterns  are Nifty, the Prices Right  A Valentine dance will he given by  the Laurel Rubckalis ' on Wednesday,  I'V . 14th. Admission $1 .per cou-  .:..     Extra   ladies 25 cents.  New  York, . Feb.   tt.���������In a  private  despatch received  in  this city      fr.irn  L'aris  last     nigbt  it was  aun-iuii ed  that    Count and Countess Loni"    do  Castellaine,     who    was     Miss  Anna  Gould,  are  living apart.      The cause  of  the estrangement  was  not   g'ven-  The information  was corroborated in  cable     ac-vices to La l'rcsna of. JBu-  enos     Ayres to the effect  that      the  Count and Countess have parted and  that  a legal   separation  will  follow.  They have  three sons,   George,   Boni  and Jay.     Anna Gould was married  to   the   Count Paul  Ernest Boniface  Do  Castellaine at  the home of     her  brother, George, on March 3, 1895.  London,  Feb.  3.���������Lady  Strathcona  Just a Nice Little, As���������  3 sortment in  by Express-Not too  many of one kind-Ask to See  them-No Trouble to Show them  Walters &  Akenhead  This led to tho conclusion that the  twins enjoyed independent constitutions, and * it was found on inquiry  that a few years ago Rosa had scar  lot  fever and  typhoid  without      her  and Mount Royal, wife of the Cana- I .       .  '   . . .    .sister suliering in health,  cian High  Commissioner,  has donat- <  ed     ������52,000 to      Queen Alexandra's I    Thc sisters are  lhc daughters  of a  fund  for the assistance of the unem-   Bohemian ��������� fanner,  and were born   in  I  As the Robekahs' Valentine Ball  comes ofi thc second.Wednesday in  the month the Excelsior Club's regular dance will take place in Gould  Hall tomorrow night. The ��������� members  of the club have made these arrangements in ,order that thc two events  will not clash.  Mss Bertrami     desires to    call thc  The early mornings have heen������vcry   attention     of    the public to thc fact  misty    the     last   few days, but'towards noon : the fog has cleared' away  ond the sunshine, has been springlike-  It 'is, .magnificent weather for the  time of the year. In other parts of  the globe, and in'fact far their, north  of Vancouver Island the weather is  bitterly cold, 'while on this section  of the Island! King Sol, despite the  time of year, sheds warmth .and  .'brightness. Eq.riy yesterday afternoon a number of people were tempt  e^l out upon ������������������ the water, and several  boats were seen !*skimming over the;  hay.  r^mmm^sE^B^^TJ^mzs!asmaBkVr^yi  -BISCUITS-  Christie's Zephyr Sodas  ���������35c. Tin--  ���������fr4"l-t*>-4"i"5'*'S"M"I'*l-I"i*+-l"t-l-*fr  Smith's Swiss Sodas  ���������25c. Tin���������  t'^'M-l-^-l-^-J-'i-i-l'-S-l-t-^^^l'il-J-  Ramsay's ��������� Empire Sodas  ���������25c. Tin���������  ���������i--i"!"j-?r-t*'i-i*-;-^-s-:-i*.:*-n-t*'i"5"-p4">  Cambridire,  ployed.      In  accordance   with   a  sti-   JS78  the amount will be expended in pro- ' ���������  viding for the emigration to Canada  of workingmen and their families.   ���������������rf ;   SURGICAL DIVORCE.  Separation of the Famous Bohemian  Twins is Effected.  Though    united  physically,  pulation of  the  donor,   $42,500      of   L]luy  *iavv   n]wrtys  displayed   distinct  individualities. One     could    sleep  while the other read a book  or   play  ed  the violin. '  In childhood they were often at  variance. If Rosa wanted to go  one way and .Toscl'a would not agree  Rosa invariably lifted her sister ofl  the ground and carried her kicking,  in the desired  direction.  P:of. Kukula, of Prague University, is reported to have successfully  separated the famous "Bohemian  twins'' Rosa and Josefa Bla'/.ck, recently.  The sisters Blazek have furnish-"-d  ono of the most remarkable anomalies in the history of eurgery,    being  that she has been a faithful and may  with fairness claim to be a competent, instructor in music or other ;j0ined at the hips, but having a sep-  branches for children, She has been ; aratc and distinct, existence from the  for some years a resident of Lady-|waist upwards and two pairs of  smith,  through had as well as ���������h'etyter  \cgs% .-..-.  A minor operation was first     stib-  times,- and respectfully nc'-jj-iests the  continuance of a fair patronage for  her school and music class.  FOR SALE CHEAP'  Lot; 4 in Block 122, 'including  Fence, . Warehouse and .Coalhouse,  Cor. pf .5th Avenue and Roberts St.  Apply     Ht Chas. Peterson's Furniture Store. *   o���������������������������  Rememher tii-e place to get writing material is  Knights Book Store  MUSiC  iected ��������� to by Rosa, with the result  that While her temperature increased by six degrees that of her sister  remained stationary.  *������������������*������������������������������������"-*   ���������-'���������    ���������        i   -   i     i _____  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  vVEST MINING' REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal  lands  uaay  be purchased at $10 per acre for soft coal   and  $20  for. anthracite.   Not  more  than  320 acres can be acq'liied by ne individual or company.   Royalty at the  rate    of ten cents per ton of *_,000  pounds    shall     be collected on tho  -_____Ba  Pianoforte, and    Vocal Music '-thoroughly taught  by Frank G. Aslitoh of  thuti uiid hall School and Trinity College    of     Music,  London.    England.   t  Pupil of the  late Thomas  Wangham,-| &  Mus.   Doc, Organist,    Br'ompton,  Oratory, London.  -Mr. Ash ton is now resident' in La-  (.';.:smith and pre*>an*.*l t(> tale pupils .  cia'.ly.   Terms,   etc.,  P.  6.   BOX   2112.  WATCHES  We are^ now showing a Large Stock of  Handsome Watches, Ladies and Gents  RINGS  and Oilier Jewelry of First Class Quality  B FORCIMHER  WATCMMAKIilf.   JEWELER,   OPTICIAN  TIarn*.o:iy and   Thtory  a Spc  on application.  .���������j     First Avenue,    X   X  X  Ladysmith,  Dau_crs      or  '  Celd   aid Hew      te  ! Avoid Thent.  '    Hore fatalitifs ha\e their origin in  or result'fiom a cold  than from any  other cause.    This  fa**t alone sheuld  make people  more careful   as     there  is no   danger   whatever   from   a eeld  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  tkis disease-   Tt acts on   nature's plan, loe-s-  ens the cough,'relieves the lungs,  op-  i ens  the secretions  aud  aids  nature ia  ! restoring    the system    to a healthy  \ condition.     Sold by the Ladysmith  Pharmacy.  ������������������-���������������������������������___a_p__ta______���������>____***������_   _*     ill'  ������������������"��������� *a���������������iial_____faa___*B������_*a_--_f������-a_'*~>*  NOTICB  Mortgage Sale  Under and by virtue of the powers  contained is ��������� a certain. Mortgage  whic'- will be produced at thc time  of (he sale, there will We offered' for  siile bj lji-wlir ahction on Faturhay  Fr!. Srd., > 190B, at tke hour of 10  o'ch.ck iu the forenoon, at the Law  Office of af. R. Simpson, ia the city  t������f Ladysmith, B. C, hy G. R.  Thoiiuvs, the following property: Lot  nine (9) block _ii������ty-s������ven',, (97)  and buildings thereon, 's tuated on  Baden Powell street, in the City of  Ladysniith.  Terms of payment can ,bc arranged  ���������vith the Mortgagor or" his Solicitor.  For further particulars and condi-  I ions of sale apply to  RUSSELL SIMPSON  Solicitor for the Mortgagee.  Dated at Ladysmith this 29tk day  df Jimuary, A.  D., 1������0������.  GEO. E MARTIN  BARRISTI-K   AND  SOLICITOR,  OFFICE  Opposite Windsor Hotel  NANAIMO. 1. C.  We hare a few iFall Blouses left, which we will  Sell at very 1-aw Prices. All these goods are New  Purchases, but our Spring Stock of Blouses will  soon be here and we must make room  HKY FLAMMELETTE BLOUSES $UQ for 85C.  "      ������������������' -    "  $1.25 for I5C.  Remember we have only a few of these Blouses g  left and cannot guarantee Sizes  SIMON LEISER & GO Ltd.  OATACRC. 8T  LADYSMITH  gross output.  Quartz���������A free miner's certificate is  granted upon payment in advance of  (7.50 par annum fer an iftdividual,  _ad from $56 to $110 per annum, for  a company, acceiding ta capital.   -  A free miner, having discovered  mineral in place, may. locate a claim  1,500 x 1,500 feet. Tbe lea for recording a claim is  $5.10  At least $118 must be expta-ei on  the claim each year or said'te the  mining recorder in lieu tkereof. When  $5*0 has bees -utpeadud or paid, tho  locator may, upon having a survey  made, and upon complying with oth  er'requirement's,  purchase  the,land at  $1 an acre.  The . patent provides for tke payment oX & royalty ef 2J per eeat en  the sale*.  PLACER mining claims goerally  arc 100 feet square; e_try let (5, renewable yeatly.  A free miner may obtain twe leases . to dredge for gold ef five miles  each for a term of twenty years, renewable at the dtscretioH of tke.Minis ler oL the. Interior.  The lessee shall .have a dredge in  operation within one season from thp  date of the lease for each five miles.  Rental, $10 per annum for each .milt.  of river leased. Royalty at the rate  of 2������ per cent collected on the out  put after it exceeds $10,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister  of tne I_  urlor.  W.G. Fraser  January     magazines     at Kaight's  Tablet of writing paper at all pries* from He up     at Unigkt's Boek  Store, i *���������'.���������"-.  Smoke Big  B. Cigars.'    u���������������������������  IUUI)  Graham Wafeis  ���������35c. Tin���������  *r-V���������!~*������l���������-J���������Jr���������iV���������l-*������t���������*^'t-*: ���������!-���������:--*������-*"!��������� *-l- >'   -  A Oomplefe and Fresh Line ot  Christie's Biscuits  Always on Hand  mmwrmWm*iaasir������i**MriTrmn  BLAI1S  COUGH REMEDY  Mr. E. G. Case, a mail carries of  Canton Centre. Conn , who has been  ��������� e the b S. service for about sixteen  years, says: "We have tried many  cough medicines for croup, but Cham.-  btriaiu's Cough Remedy is kiug of  all and on* te be relied on every time.  \\a also find it the best remedy for  coughs and colds giving certain results and leading no bad after effects.'* For silo hy Tke Ladysmith  Pharmacy.  PAINTING   AND  PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done  Orders  Promptly   Executed  S.  ROEDDNG  After this date the price, for bread  delivered at my Customers' houses  will he FIVE CENTS per ioaf��������������������������� 20  loaves for a dollar. My read is  guaranteed the best made. Shops  run hy white help should receive  white peoples'; patronage so loiifj as  they are properly conducted. i solicit a trial as your Baker.  O.   R. DOCILE,  THE WELLINGTON BAKERY  A. HOWE.fof CHEMAINUS, has opened the MEAT-  MARKET lately    run  by W. Ward, on Roberts street  WITH A FULl;LIN������ OF FIRST CLASS MEATS  nJ Sun;) :i 5^i;liky  A TRIAL SOLICITED  A.   HOWE  ���������Phone 20  NOTICE  Notice in hereby given that I, Agnes Kni������,-ifc, will apply at the next  regular sitting of the-licensing board  for.the Ua'j-fcr of the retail liJiVor  license held by me for the premises  lately known as the Island Home Ho  tel, located on lot 3, block 2G, in  the city of Ladysmith, 13. C, to  George Hannay, the ahove hotel to  be known as The  Hotel Cecil.  Signed,  AGNES  KNIGHT.  ��������� ��������� . _,���������..',.._____���������      ��������� _,   i���������,  . R. B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, mid at reasue  able rates.  RESIDENCE  AND  OFFICE  Gatacre St. Ladysmith  i ���������. " .    .  OPEN   AT   ALL HOTJRfl  Merchant Tailor, ��������� -  '   (ist Avenue)  Fall Stock  on  hand, Callearly arid  get your choice  Stoves  We  arfl making them oi^the Newest  Styles. |  toves  Pattern and Lates<  WE DO ALL KINDS OF FOUNDRY WORK    f  Our Prices are Reaiona hie  SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  \ and at Lsdysmith Hardware Company  LADYSniTH   IRON & STOVE WORKS CO,,1 LTD.  BO   \EARS*  EXF'EMENCE  trade'k.arxs  .:,.;'-,-��������� '* Designs \  Copyrights _e.  Ativone senrtlnp n sketch nnd description ma* .  qulctsly nsccrtuhi our oiildio-u free whotlicr au  Invention Is prohnbly p-i.teiitn.blo.   Communlcft.  tloria strictly coiillilcntinl. Iliintlbook on l'ntenta  lent free. Oldest iiKency-rort-ecurlnKPtttents.  Patcnu taken tliromrli Mumi'_ Co. recelvs  fptcial notice, wltliout charee, in the  Scientific American.  a haiidaoiTioly Illustrated weekly. I.nreest clr..  r.nlaticm of any scientific Journal. Terms, Ja a  rear: four mo-itua, SI. Sold bys ,1 newsdealers  VfUNN ^ CQ.36YBro_dw_,y NftW YOfff  .������S -v >3t- WmMii-fMi   I>. ('  COMMERCIAL HOTEL  MR. ai������l MRS. T. J. THOMAS, late  el   Mouat Sicker H������tel, ,a������_ eLthe  Palaee Hetel,  Naiaiaie, kav������-   ,...(,'  ckasefl tke  ���������������������������-COMMERCIAL H������TEL���������'  ���������a Deu)|laS Street, Victeria, Mpesitc  tke city kail,  as-invite tkeir   .old  PATRONS ANB FRIENDS TO VIS  IT THBM WHEN IN VICTORIA.  HAY, GRAIN and  FARMPRODIM  TENDERS.  Tenders will he. received bry'the un-  dersigued up to Feb. ,10th, next at  6 o'clock p. m., lor supplying knd  deliveri__ at th������ Shingle Mill, Ladysmith.  40.piles iQ ft. lenj at least 14 in.  at top end. '  These piles must be straight and  cut Irom green standing timber and  delivered not later tha* 30 days after acceptance of te__er.  /Lowest or any tender not necessarily acceptea.  The LADYSMITH -LUMBER CO.  'r-^ -r"-������ ���������--r-y -  - -T . t t  ������ T-^r y ������ v '������ "v������������������-������-**^  DESIGNS        4  TRSDEMARKS    i  I AND COPf RIGHTS  0ETAINED  ifiDVlCE AS TO PATENTABILITY ������������������ U|"E  Notice in " Inventive Age " M ME ���������_ HB  Book "How to obtain Patents" I. | B _*_ |__  . Charges moderate. No fee till patent is secured.  I Letters strictly confidential. Address,  f E. G. SIGGERS, Patent Lawyer, Washington, D.C.  \  Diaries for 19IC at Kraigkt's Beek  Stere. /.:..-  -���������������������������-   J-''   ..'    '     '       .'7    '       '        ������������������ . '        '     '    '��������� \  M.P, SIMPSON  ^  Solicitor, Ete;  Money  to   Loan  tj Avenue -       lADYSMl  NOTICl  ��������� Notice is kerehy given that I will'  apply at the next sitting of tkt Municipal Licensing Board for the trails  fer of the retail li.qu������-r Ucc-se held  by mc for the Portland Hotel, sikia  ted on Lot 10, Dlock i, First Av������-  nue, to David I-Iynes.  JOHN  GOOO  Russell Simpson, Solicitor.  "CAPITAL   CAN  BE EASILY IN-  TRW  AMY ft*  EXCELLENT  Train Service  ���������CTWECN  Ordsrs  will  be  (lelirtrsd  anyrbc. ���������  in tho city promptly and at the lo  est possible prices.       ,  Ltave orieri at Oh*_*tio'i,  oa  tk*  Esplana'di.  James Warnock  GHIGA00, LONDON,  HAMILTON, TORONTO,  MONTREAL, QUEBEC,  ,    PORTLAND, I0ST0N,  : And tka rrlaclpal Buslaass Canters of  | Ontario, Quebec, and the  Maritime Provinces.  i ALSO Ti IUFFAII, HEW YORK AND  PHILADELPHIA, VIA NIAGARA FALLS.  Far Tlma-Tablas, ate, addraia  GEO. W. VAUX,  Aiilitaat -aa'l Fuiix'r and Tlckat Aesat,  13G AOAMB ST., CHI8A8B, ILL.  TERESTED if your busiaess is |  sound and legitimate; we will ro-or-  gani ie you on a money earning basis, J  new enterprises successfully promot-l  ed; incorporated; guaranteeing; uQ-J  derwriting; public wor^s flnanoed;  corporate securities 'Vnarketed; write!  us. ...  CORPORATION SERVlCEl  COMPANY, of America. Pennsylva-J  nia hid.,  Philadelphia, Pa. * ���������  NOTICE.  From      this  date  the  undersig������ed!  will  not  be  responsible foi   any  indebtedness     incurred  *.tcept on      a  written orQer signed by the secretary)!  Rowland Machin.  V. I.  EXPLORATION & DEVBL-]  OPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria,-.B, C, May. 18th, 1901,

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