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 tts<"tSLAnv  ������-*/,>.  ������>.  - ' f *  ''.; 0 v  The Ladysmith Daily Ledger  V#L,.2  WEDNESDAY, FEB. 14, JflOfl.  PRIC  ���������tit  EXCITEMENT IN  ( CAPITAL CITY  False Report that Large Vessel  Was  Ashore at Oak Bay  This Morning  Roused  the   Victorians From   Their  Usual Sleepy State-Other  Special News1 Notes -  Victi.ri.1, Feb.  M. (Sjccial) ��������� Little  Valiii*.     Island  lodging stca-me",  Lynaclson,      came  dangeror.slv   near  being- wrecked oA     Trail  Isl������r.:l  this  morning.     The steamer  was ccir-ing  ,   to Vivtoria     and  the enginc( refused  to 'work when she arrived at thc a'b-  ,-   ovc   mentioned      island.      For  hours  she was     drifting ' helplessly    about  with  her Hag' reversed as a signal of  distress.    '  The govcnwniMit steamer.  Princess     went out to her, assistance  and towed her into port.  The people of' this city were  thrown into a state of high excite-  ,ment when it was announced that  Capeiiin flo'.lcn had received a message ihat a lurgt passenger vessel  had gone ashore at Oak Bay. The  B. C. Salvage Company, upon hearing the report despatched thfl Salvor  with commendable,, haste, to render  assistance to the supposed distressed  vessel, buti in a shot t time the Salvor returned with the news that the.  report w;> false and that only the  small steamer had- 'been in any trouble.  Victoria, B. C, Feb. 14. (Special)  ���������F. 0. Wade, >K. C; acting on instructions 'received from a Vancouver  mass meeting, came over this morn-'  ine; to interview the government in  rrFcrenr-c to, the Me!" ill Inivcrsity  I ill. The principal objection raised  by Mrssrs. - Wade fand Cowan was  Ih'it, the bill would .prevent tie institution of ;a provincial university.  This, the Kovernlsieiit 'pointed cut,  was not correct, and the delegates  Ih'cn made >a request that the government proves it ln\.making a grunt  for a JB. C. College, j To their rc-  rp'tst th> government did not make  my .ro^ly this morning.  COMMISSION   ARRIVES  Pra'ttk',  Feb.   11.���������Th;: special com-  ' <!ss-'cki    a')nqiir,*cd      -bv      President  Roosevelt to    investigate the  Valencia wrjck,     arrived here, from Washington  today.  HOI THE    .  POAHBIISE  THEIR EMPLOYEES  A Vancouver despatch says: "A  rumor of high-handed and wild and  woolly proceedings at Ganges harbor  Salt Spring. Island, is current on .the  waterfront'ibis morning. According  to tbe story, the Americans from  Bellinoiiam, Washington, .who aie  now digging up (he British Columbia clam heels, are also condnetinothings generally at Ganges Harbor  pretty  much as they please.  It, is reported that a few days ago  a small steamer arrived at the clam '  MB. JRDMfiS. fiKUHUTK  COMING TO-IUCHT  Mr, H. Cecil is Back from  England and States  Thar;  He Will Undertake Mining  Near Ladysmith Very  Soon  IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT  London, Feb. 14.'���������The spe.i-'vr elect r������ th������ Imperial gcernniint,, .1.  W-. Lc-wshcr, accompanied by members of the , eauinet, including Premier 'Oanipf.cll-Baunerniaii, went- to  tlie House of Lords and took the  oath of allegiance." After this the  ranJe And file of the government took  the necessary oath, .and this will  conclude the business- for this wee.':.  IMPORTANT MINE  DEAL IN BOUNDARY  Grsviui Forls, B.^C, Feb. 14.���������An-, five hundred feet.'and has a width of  other mining deal of great importance iroin fifty to seventy feet and runs  to  this district  was  closed  here'to-   as high as 70 per cent, in- iro"n und-2  day when George A.  McLeod, representing New York capitalists',   bond-  per   cent,   in copprr- with small \al-  ues in gold. The Oj hir is also a mail  ed a group     of claims  in Gloucester netic  iron proposition  with  a good  beds, where a ������ang-of Chinaimen is  engaged in digging the luscious hi- i  vahe, and ordered the Celestials to  leave the house scow they occupied.  The Chinese refused, asking that  their .wages should be paid. Accord  ing- to thc same report the Chinamen  were in a starving condition except  for clams, and devoured eagerly  some salt herring that a visiting  Luy left the'ii. i  ' On the Chinese refusing io vacate"  the scow, the Bellinghani men, .claiming to^bc the owners, turned tlie  steam hose on the gang and forced  them to vacate, on pain of lieing  scalded. It is said that one of the  coolies  was seriously hurt. i  This talc ������ of foreigners conducting _  fishing  operations  in   Canadian  shor- .  es and    regulating their  business affairs with a     steam hose is oxcitinn i  much attention      on   tbe  waterfront,  and    it    would     seem that   there is  pressing need of-an investigation in- '  to the \ways    and works of the clam  pirates from Puget Sound.:'  It is,now over a month since The  Ledger first sot- information that  clam, poaching} was going on at  Ganges harbor. That, the Puget  Sound men are' engaged in' illicit business there ' is. no iloulht, hut ihe  si range thing is <that they nre allowed to go on with their poaching with  out molestation from the authorities.  Victoria, B. C, Feb. M.���������  (Special)���������Mr. and Mrs. IT. Cecil airived in Victoria last even  ing and left for Ladysmith this  morning, slopping at Clicmuii'ius  a  few  hours  on  the way.  Mr. Cecil  is looking fresh and  well after his seven month's Absence.      Within a few days Mr.  Cecil states that a foice  of  a-  bont      twenty    men   will   begin  work near  Ladysmith  and  that  he     has  a������y amount  of money  needed to properly -develop mining properties that he-will take  hold  of in  the \icinity  of  Lady-'  smith.  He will,  after    slartin-g     his  woik and   getting it well under  way, return for a nrief business  trip    to     England, taking' Airs.  Cecil with him.  He docs not ex-   :  pect  to   lie away   on   the     next  trip longer     than  a few   weeks.  His   visit will   be  in connection   '  with another large mining enter   '  prise or fuither work in  the vi-   '  c-inity  of   Ladysmith.  ********   . o .  ROBERT KERR ON  ROCK NEAR UNION POINT  Special Advices to, the Ledger Say that Well Known  Hulk is Fast on  :   Ship Point  Tug Ella White Unable to Move Her- Czar Sent to Her  Assistance Frcm Vancouver- Frequent '.  Visitors to This Port  Special      advices     to   The   Ledger  state   that   the  well   known   hulk   Ro-  beit   Kerr      went   on the rods      at  Ship! Point   Baines   Sound.  The Robert Kerr was in tow of  the tug Etta White at the time of  the accident. It is stated that the  lug got out of her course in the  ralher narrow sound and the hull--.,  which was loaded with coal, caught  on the rocks over which the tug hud  passed without touching. The tide  was sinking at the time and  the Ro  Uiepaitof the UiQ to haul her off Lance of the Robert Kerr,  proline futile. A small boat was ,left Vancouver early this  dispatehc  The' Czar  morning,  the aid  no difficulty'  in  removing ' tlr tkvlk.  In rough   weather  very .heavy seas  ..    .    , are     experienced  in ..the Sound,  and  aide to draw the barge from her p0- 'should a storm arise before the hulk  sition.    However.   n������  tno- w������.<;  at  tii������'.-��������� i i���������j   _���������������  _i._    . ,  ,      ,        . .-  be dashed to  cd  to   Union  Point where the and  it is thought  will   with  hulk  had been  loading,  and  which   is   of the Etta White, have  only    a mile     or so    from the Ship  Point,  with  the hope of finding       a  strong steamer there that would be  sition.   However,  no tug was at the  wharf and none were expected in for  :i day or two. A wire was sent so  Vancouver and the tug Czar was im-.  herl  Kerr stuck fast, all  efforts  'on mediately  despatched   to   the  assis-  is hauled off she would  pieces and - her valuable cdrgo lost.  Ship ��������� Point is" about a mile from  Yellow Rock, which has been tdie  scene of many shipping disasters.  MAY NOT ASK  RECOGNITION  OF THE UNION  E ORE  FOR MUM  ISLAND SIKLIEU  claim, comprising the Glouscester, G.  II., Ophirand W. II. fraction properties,   situated   some   forty-five miles  iip the  North  Fork:    The consideration was $90,000, and tlie life of the  bond twenty-four months,  the   first  surface shelf showing..  The new own'  ers of this group will start work on  May  1,  the original owners carrying  <rh deivelopmtnitworJi  until   that  date  at .the expense oil thei\''-bond-holders.  The phenomenal showing on the CI  payment to be $3,000 on May 1, and  H.  claim,  where  the ore stands-out  on  November   a further  payment  of  $9,000 and the balance will; be paid  in three payments of���������'.$26,00   0 every  .-six'-, month's. ���������.������������������/,���������'.'���������,  Under the terms of tlie bond no  fewer than- six miners' must be continuously  employed  at  the  mine at  in a-bluff' sixty feet high, has attracted the attention, of mining men for  years. It is;strictly, a quarrying proposition similar to other Boundary  deposits. About fifteen hundred' feet  of a depth can be gained by tunneling  and  a two-thousaJnd-fcot  tram     will  development work .   The  Glouscester connect  it with";:the present railway  has a shaft of fifty feet,  which      is  'survey.    Mr. Mcleod states that he  - sunk  in solid chalcopyritc-oic,     and  has  been  trying  for two years  to senilis 13 per cent,  in copper.    The G.    cure   this  proper: v.   Tit: lieiin'g     and  H.      is a magnetic ir0n proposition,   diamond drill''.work will  be vigorous-  ftthe ledge being     traceable for some ly pushed after May 1.  FOR PROTECTION  OF FISH AND GAME  Die Free Press says.- ���������Another or- In addrcssins' thc .meeting chair-  gani/.ation was launched Inst night Jiiati Gordon ���������'.' expressed himself as  in the city,' being the formation of much impressed < with the adv-isahil-  the' ������������������Nanaimo" District Rod "nnd. Gun jt)r of. assisting the government ;in  r;|  I Jrotecting     game, and ..fish.      There  j were several glaring incidents ofun-  ln addition to the increased oppor- ,slwti;nuuili k'e conduct on |the imrt  tunities for enjoyment in this popu- of certain hunters in this district  lar local recreation -by the forming j wJlo w.int0nly destroyed game. One  of such an organization^ the princt- ()f the purposes of the-club-will be  Pal object of -those promoting it: is to sto|[) tliis. All interested in the  the ^protection of game-in this local- wo,,thy objects of the club should  ity. The agitation to protect game led their aid by joining. MerhJtrie very general over .the. province -ship fees will ,bc accepted by Dr.  just now.and in view of tbe reports Brown, any time during business  of violation of thc game laws in this   ,lours at his office.  was urgent need for j   The next meeting-of-the-    club will  qe-.held  on Monday,      *"  Now   *i otk,      Feb.   M.���������The special  scale      committee   of   the AntlKacito  niinc  worker's iiumbi'ring 30 men, tonight  IieUl   its lirst  meeting  since com  ing   to New York,'at which  it   took  up  the demands  to be  presented      to  thc owners ^t..the Conference on Thurs  day. , The   sub-committee Which   has  had  charge,: of g-etting  the  grievances  in   shape   for formal  presentment   to  the employers,    held all day session  but-was  unable to complete the work  In order 'to save time is was decided  to  call   the full   conimittue.' together  tonight     formally -Hid-go over      the  work  that  has ,been completed,   leaving little to ibe disposed of tomorrow  President   jMitchell  and   the       other  members  of  the committee continued  to        remain        in silence     as     to  the exact  nature of the -demands     to  be;made.    It  is understood, however,,  that  the miners- -will put  up a strong  fight' for a change in the methods   on  the  board   of conciliation., The  mine  ���������workers,arc-dissatisfied with the present  method     of settling  difficulties,  and  say there  will   always be   friction until a Jw.'tter method of  settling  disputes   is found.   .There "is   a belief  that  if  the  operator  will   ho liberal  in granting  concessions  to   the     miners   the demand, for   the    recognition  of the union   m-ay  not  be pressed.  Vancouver,   Fob.   13.���������Howe  Sound  will  yet become famous   for its gold  and  copper  deposits.    Another   mine  'iito be opened not. far from   the Bii-  Linnia   mines- rat cute,   iind"-it   is   expected   that   in  a\ery  Mioit   time ore  will   be shipped   to  one of the    Vancouver   Island   smelters.  ]    On   the Defiance,  this  morning  Messrs.  Mallory  Kios.,  of Los   Angeles,  !C'hI.,   took   up  a large force  of   men  .to commence woik at once.  |    On   the same  boat   there  was   also  .five thousand   feet, of lumher,   miming  tools and other necessary ' equipemcht  There  arc three-claims to be opened  up at once  which  aire located  on  Mill  Creek,   two  miles south  of  thc Srpia-  iiiirh-      River,   and ;about   four  miles  northwest  of    the   Britannia   mines.  .The ore,  it, is claimed, is .if the same  (kind as that  now'.'being shipped  from  the ��������� Britannia  mines  and   is reported  to be just as rich or richer than   the  I Britannia ore. c '  j Every eli'ort is to he made lo get  out the ore for shipment at> an early  dale. More men will l.e added as  .fast as it is found profitable to place  them,, anil before Ions.- the men that  will be employed by these' California  people  will run  into  three  figures  .  rOMORROW  NIGHT AT THE  METHODIST tHURCH  The coining visit of members of the  Salvation  Army  to  Ladysmith "calls  to    nn'nd an     amusing stony ; that a  local minister once heard the daughter of General     Boo-th tell.     It" was  at the conclusion of a meeting which  Aliss' Booth had    bteen addressing and  when she asked     for the  collection,  (lie lady, said in a large Scotch fcity  (here    was   one very  rich   old    man  whom,  being noted for his stinginess,  noIiKly    Jiad dared to ask     for subscriptions  to the'funds of the'1 Army.  At  last a    little girl volunteered to-  approach     the crusty old gentleman,  and after-  describing the little girl's  fetlitigs as she advanced to"    the palace iu winch he lived and"was ushered by the powdered footman into  the  fearful presence.        Mass Booth     re-  pen led the appeal for funds  made by  the child     *,'ith simple, childlike earnestness. The    old     fellow was  touched  by   the  little maidrs sweetness    and     apparent earnestness arid  taking from " his  pocket a, five-pound  note he. placed    it in the palm of his  hand and     ranged   ,esHe    '  n.-.r-.  ol  different value, from a sovereign to a  throe-penny     piece and told  the girl  TRAGEOY OF  THE HHICE  INVESTIGATION  New York, Feb. 13.���������The jlast rites  of the Roman Catholic church were  administered today to John A. Mc-  Call, former' president of the New  York -Life Insurance Company, at  LakcWood, N. J., where he has been  seriously ill for some time. Father  I-Iealey, of the- church of Our  of the' Lake, which the McCall family attended    whenever -it  JANUARY  SMELTER  RtTURNS  9 0 0  The following is the .Tyee Smelter  report for January:  Smelter "ran 12 days and trcatcV  2,052.tons of Tyee ore, giving a- return, after a deduction of'freight and  refining charges ,  of'$31,022/  I which the plaintiffs are liable in re-  y . spect of     loss  or damage    to  ships  boats, goods merchandise and person-  3'.voo.2, 'al effects or other things is ������45,314-  ofhemted.     Mr.     McCall had 'hitd a ' i;-5 or  the equivalent in taels       as  sinking    spell     and the doctois had  aforesaid, and no more,  been hastily    called.     His condition j    That   tlie plaintiffs be at liberty to,  was such that his     family were ad-  pay into Coult (he sa,d sum of ������i5>u  vised fo prepare for the worst. Suqk-   'siUi-5 sterling or  the equivalent in  .scciiiently     Mr. McCall rallied some-  itae]s  as -aforesaid . together with  in-  teres't thereon-from "the date .ofv the "  said collision until date of such pay-  what,  but    his     condition  remained'  critical.      Besides  Mrs. McCall  there  are now in constant attendance three  1 hysicians and  three nurses.   o .  C. P. R PAYING  HEAVILY  MACHINERY FOR  WEST COAST  INDIANS  MAY HER Till-:   KING  there  district  the club.  , Mr. James    Gordon was elected to  the chair.     On  motion it. was decided to '��������� organise     under the name of  the Nanaimo    District Rod and Gun  Club,      and      the" following  officers  were elected:  President. .'Jas. Gpr'dou; vice-president, D'. G. Daiiley; secretary-treasurer, Dr. D. B. Brown; committee  on Fishing, D. G. Oniley, E. H.  Case, Jas. Watson  Hunting,  o:cIoc'i  Hall.  F������ljt- ,-G,'.at 8  in the rear of the Forestfcrrs  Vancfcuvlr, ' Feb.   1-S.:���������The   C.I\R.  Ktea-nier   Otlcr  sailed   from   No.       5  shell,  (M'.K.   wharf,  yesterday  afU-r-  noon  shortly  afliT   three  o'clock   for  Mosquito   Ilnrl-.or,   t'layoquof   Sound,  wust coast of Vancouver  Island,   with  tin;  first   load   of machinery       for the  large sawmill   to lie erected   there  by  Ihe Sutton  Tiiiil.tr  iV Trading   -Con;-  p.'.ny.  CROQUETTE  FOR  ' LIEUTENANT   GOVERNOR.  and  C'hns.  Wilgress.  Quebec,  Feb.  13.���������A report, said to  emanate from  a high,    aiithoritativo  source,  is circulating here  this  after-"  comitnittee on   noon  that   Senator  Choquette is     to  lohn  Olds,  J, \V. Graham,   succeed Sir Henri Joly >as Lieutenant  Notices -are out for a grand gather'  inji- of- all the fndinn chiefs of British Columbia to meet in Kamloops  for a discussion oijinportant matters  The .first day of the ���������meeting which  with be'devoted to devotional exercises, according to the religions of I The Otter took out three hundred  the various chiefs, will he on Caster tons of machinery, fourteen carloads  Sunday. There i.s something bin- on in :l". *a number of the pieces being  the sapis, although Chief Joseph, very heavy. The heaviest pieces were  from the Squamish mission, when in- two boilers, which together weighed  terviewed said it was not yet time to   eighteen   tons.    'I he-ie  isslill      atiout  she could have her choice. The girl  replied demurely to the old fcl'lpwrs  offer: '. ' ���������.  "Well, fir, my! mother.always told,  me to be unselfish, so I will take  this,:' taking the three penny piece,  "hut," touching the valuable piecs ���������-'f  Paper, "may I have this to wrap, it' rj-p r>  in?" Needless     to say,   the child  got all she asked for.  The visit of the Salvation Army  tomorrow night should be ma* 1-ed  by a large attendance ������������������ at. the meeting in ihf. Methodist Church, .in ;i.t-  teiHlaiice of members of all denomina  tions for the Salvation Army is doing for .the world as much if not  more, good than any church or Chris  tia.ii society. In our own province  Vancouver especially, is the good  wo-k of the Army  very evident.  By contributing towards the fund  of the army you will be doing much  towards carrying out the Mastcrrs  wor'-, for not a cent .riven to the ^army is squandered in useless show, ni  spent, to keep fat the chiefs of tin-j  society. Every  cent   is devoted  lo'  doing gor>d for our poorer fellow  creatures in the world, and on,Ibis  account there should be forthcoming  from the people of all chuirctbcs .as  much  financial  help* as can be  afford-.  uient at '.seven per cent, per annum  f.nd to give security (if so ordered)  for such, further sum in respect of  possible claims for loss of life or  personal injury as the court shall de-  i'eet not exceeding the sum of ������39 -  650-0-7.  ,, 'I hat upon  such payment  into court  I-all further proceedings in the action  'lbs C.P.R.  is paying a. small; for-   uy.   the owners    of     the said cruiser  tune to the Chinese tjovcrnment-���������   at. .'CuaiiRiai  as   aforesaid be  stayed  except for the purpose of and payment  of costs  and   that  it may  be declared  ���������' thn,t the plaintiffs are entitled to relief under the Merchant Shipping Act  any other action or actions  in this  honorable court.  'Shaaglui, hi cause of the- collision be  l.wcen the. R.M.S.   Emprtss of India  and  the (. hiiiese warship    Qtiaiig- Tai  in August,   1903.     In the petition of   iqoi ,., ,,,     T   ..    , .  r  ii    i. , -     '-���������'.��������� t-', ,tsu-l fnd the Judicature Acts aauinst  the lOnipress's owners given, at Sh-ang- ' .. asa-in-iu  hai  just  prior  to  the sailing  of     the"  last mail steamer the counsel of the  represented  a petition  before  Sir  Nayiland' de  Sausmarez,   of   II.  13.  M.'s si'prenic Court.  That  i' may  be declared  that    the-  aliment for which     the plaintiffs are  liable in  respect of loss of life      or  personal     in-wry either alone or    to-  geiher with   loss  or damage  to   ships  bioats,  goo'ds,  merchandise   and   pergonal elTects or other  things i.s ������84,-  !l(i 1-7-0 sterliiitr  or   the  equivalent in  taels  of  Slian-i hai   syece  silver       at  the ileiiian.l   rate of exchange  of    the  <lay  o-it which   | ayiiiehl.   i.s ma-U'.    and  io   in'oiT. and  lhat the     amount   for  AlUiiiy, Feb. 13.���������Senator W. W.  Armstrong, chairman of the insurance' investigation committee arrived in Albany, today and/called a special meeting of the committee to be  held this afternoon at four oi:cl0ck.  Chairman . Armstrong has guarded  the report and says while everv effort has been made to secure it for  publication in advance he believes  it will be impossible for anyone to  get a'copy of it before its presentation to the legislature.  KING CHRISTIAN  LIES IN STATE  Clol'Ciihagfii,   Feb.   13.���������Tn   contrast-  .with   the extreme simplicity  of      the  eh.  FIRE ON  THE   TF.XAN.  put it iu the, papers, hut it, had  something to do with the sending of  a deputation or a delegation .to -the  King.  NF.W- ZEALAND   AV1NS   05���������6.  Goven.or  of  British  Columbia.    The  The entrance ;fee was fixed at one Hon. P. A. Choquette, L.L.I)., is an  dollar. Dues Avill be considered at old newspaperman... He was born at  Ihe next meeting. .Belceil, Que., Jan. 0,  1854, and gra-  Tho officers     will draft a constitu-  dilated at. Laval.    He was  first elect-'  tion and byelaws to be submitted at  ed to the commons  in  1891 and  was  the next meeting. , made senator ,��������� m^      .-  San   Francisco,   Feb-   1-3.���������The  sec-  i nd  football   game  took place today  ;.t  Recreation  park,  and  resulted  in  e. win   for  the AIl-Bacl.s by a score, of  05  points to  six.  The game was arranged at a dinner  given by the Olympic club on Saturday night: and was held under the  a."spiccs of Stanford University. 'Pbe  uNew Zealanders will leave for h0me  on Thursday.  a hundred   and   Iwenfy-live   tons      of  machinery on- the wharf fur  the same  point,  ami  more  is expected _ from tli!?  East any day.    The  Otter   will    have  another, large  load  for  Mosquito Harbor.    On   the dec!;      now  are   several  pieces-hevier   than   (hose   which   were  loaded   last   week.    The Otter      was  nearly  four days  loading  the  machir  ery.  All   this  mill   machinery  will       l-r  placed  in   position  by   Jrae   1,    wl    .  it   is expected   cutting   will   be  st; :  ed..    Cedar  lumber anil  shingles,    f e  entire  cut:  of 1 he  mill,   is for   export  jdenth ���������cliaiiilier at the Anuifie'iiibfrirg pa-  I lace, the body of King Christian lies  j in state tonight in the Slobkirke stir  I rounded by the impressive majesty befitting a, king. On the cas'.et is no  helmet; of a. dashing cavalry officer,  thc     souvenir  of  a youthful  soldier,  A  llonolii'ii cable says:  "Fire broke  cut   on I oard   the  bio-   Amcrican-lla-  i  ! waiian liner  Texan  while on  her voyage  from  Seattle  to TTonoliVu.    The 'but  the royal 'insicnia the crown and  J fire originated  in  the lime earn-o.  The   the   scoplrt mid      the  robe,   outward  I ship  had   a large  consignment   oi lime   symbols  of majesty.    Again   in    con-  aboard  and   in some  manner  if     be-   ,trasl with the     family group which  came  damp,  resulting  in  afire.  ��������� Nienm li:\s '��������� rn pumrril mlo  l-o'd thnv-gh hatch V<-. ' - -  Ihe   fre   I ro* e   oi f,   |.i I    \s ii!i.,  will  coni  1 e  vr!  s-lf.     11 'lo'.ablv  to  IU,(-,d  ',h;>. i-i-Ure  water.  'Ihe     vr-.'-scl's   cargi-   in b-i'-<:  barrels   o" I'irr  and   n ���������_��������� ;:rlit  ! shinglLs.    The  dan-a.'-,-  trade, and will  be shipped around the   sidcrable,  and  will  cm  Horn  to   New   York   and  Boston      in ' li-o-mj-h   it   is not   tho-m-hi   '.hat  sailing vessels. I ;essei  is  in sorio(-s  danger.  ill  ih  had  hitherlo  gatherod  in  the  Carten-  shnal  has a never ceasing  stream   of  black  garbed  crowds,   awaiting       in  line     for over a, mile outside      the  church,  representing   all   clashes       of  Denmark   passing   tbe  coffin  to   pay  the  last tribute  to  the dead sovereign.   The coffin lies on a white cata  falque.  At the head,  which is turned  towards the crape-hung  altar,       real-poses the. crown of Denmark,  ih-jew-  the   els of which are entwined  with       a  flic  s*n"e  \ . h  .1 00  of  con-  fool   of the coffin are the sword    of  state and   sceptre,   crossed   and surrounded tier  on  tier by some      half  huiKircd silver   wreathes   of white  satin  taboiirls.   Facing  the coffin stand  seven naval and military  officers  in  full uniform     with black wands-arid  six  others  with  halberds  hung   with  crape guarding the dead monarch on  cither side.    At the base of the platform stands     sentinel adjuncts, with  the great     silver incense comprising  the     arms of Denmark,  representing  the Sound and the Great, and  Little  Belts, which have been used  at     anointments      nnd    funerals  of  Danish  kings  since 1(170.  Almost the entile, foreground of the  chapel   is carpeted   with wreaths  and  floral  trophies  and the walls are lin-  fcd   with   palms  and     other  tributes  which  are said to number 2,000.    At  each    corner  of the catafalque massive     silver candles  throw a ycllow  light, which is reflected from   the dia,  magnificant wreath of nrnes. At thc Jmonds of"tho insignia. DAILY LEDGER  THE DAILY LEDGER  f-ublistied   every  day except  Sunday.  EV       THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION   <?RICE  <���������!  cents  a' month;    $5 per  year   in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap  plication. ^^^^^^___  "WEDNESDAY, FEB. 14, 190G_._  (Nareaimo) Ltd  ���������5U  'S  ^ DAVir  GUR FEBRUARY  WHITEWEAR SALE  is Now in Full Forca.   fciany people wait for  this from one mZ  year to the oilier.   They buy enough to last them the entire year.   Look what you save���������no doubt about it-  you sava 33.00 to $4.00 on a $10   purchase.   Can  you afford Je miss it? A -few items taken at random.  WM. MUNSIE, President  rv-'--tor  j. W.   COfHJRN".  '.Ti-'p-piiiii'i-^K  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK, AND   LADY SMITII-Shingles   *   Spri-lali;  ���������Manufactuioiv     o>���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Esquimalt   & Nanaimo Railway  Time Table No. 51  Traiu; leave Ladysmith f������r Victoria and  all  intermediate stations    at  9.18 a.m. daily/ and at 4.00 p.m. on   Wednesdays,     Satwrdaiys   and   Sundays.  Trains  leave Ladysanth  for "Wellington and  all  intermediate stations  E*M*7J-������t&^hUa������T>  1 adies    Fine Cambi c Drawers Umbrella   style,      wide hern,  and ___  ifcfi   Hemstitched    tucks,   splendid quality���������special   per   pair _*.*. jC  "*3  \Ve  have     drawers  from  per  P������ir  Ladies'     Cambric   Corset   Covers,  plain,   neat  fitters-  Sale  price,  ^aa  .-  J������ Ladies'  t *^-������������t������in������*-J������-������-rM***-*f*i^.*������*v**,������"'**    njj.<*i.'"������_r-������*j<*is*e**ii������JB*st������.'afwr  $������  Night   Dresses,   yol:e and  tlee\cs   trimmed   with  embroid-  erv and corded tucking-,��������� ������. 90c noun  for *  ...'. .".   65c,  Gowns  from  2;"ic.   to  S3.95  Ladies'     White   Shirts,  KJ-riCCTJ' Vf* +j������^*lX?**MX:X9m^*mmWmWmVmmWmWm9m*m4mmTmmM*m  wonderful     value,    made     of   good cotton,  jp        85c. h������  tbo  h.-  i. alter of pure skill and hitting  power,    lie has  and  is  a tAVO-handad  slugger, asplimlid exponent of  eld s huol of straight hitting  bo.h hands.  ���������iLliiies is one'of the lest lcfl-huml-  i-d hitters the ring ever s.iw, as he is  naturally a refl-har.-ilcd man. His  right, hOAVcvcr, is not good, and he  cannoi, Avin, until he has almost beat  ,i.n his man i-nto insensibility'.   o   The Wily Sultan.  The sultan of Turkey was confo ring  frith his grand vizier on a matter of  state.  "See to it that the manifesto Is given  tlie widest publicity," he said.  "Shall I give it to the correspondent**  of" the foreign papers?" queried the  grand vizier.  The sultan meditated fer a moment  "No," he said, with a sbru������. "Go tell  It toyour wife."  QHERING���������  Ever since prizefighting has had its  followers, they ha*.e idolized tbe man  v.'ith thc punch anil, contrary lo the  general   belief,   he i������ a rarcty.      'lhe  frst real heavy   bitters  in pugilistic  history records were Ncale and Hick-  man^both of AVhom IouBht with hare  fsts about 1820. From the  days     of  Neatc and Hickman lo those of John  JL.  Sulli  en   not a Breat hitter plied  ihe boxing  trade.  Sullivan was famed as a wonderful  hitter. Just how he compared with  Ncaie  and'Hickman  it is hard      to  n.'ge   These men hit- straight  Iiom% ^** with   ,,������   lS-mcl.  iiounce   of  lawn,   tucked  and  U������ shoulder.   Sullivan, introduced thet������A    lr.-id.ry.  a  U 2*  Skin  101  swinging    blOAV,    a blow  that  bare-  Knuckled fighters     dare, not use   jes-t  they injure  their hands, and a   blow  which John     L. was chary of using  when he fought  with   the   "reWuns  himself. '  ��������� '-ii:j difficulty in judging the mtnts  of Sullivan as a hitter is that he never   faced ''a really good  man  oi     bis  cAvn weight  until he  met  "Mitchell  m  francs and  Kilrjn  and Corbctt     in  America.   In none ol these fights was  he  an exceptionally  hard hitter     or  sljlful      man.    The  men- he knocked  out���������Gors,     Rookc,    Flood,  Crcssy,  jLlliott, JMacDermott and a host      of  ether-  glove  victims���������were   sc-cond-ra-  t������rs.  ^ Still thc grand, .sloping shoulder,  with, its immense _ blade, line sinewy  arms, stron-.i; wrists and bnc hands,  indicated  ability  to hit hard.  Corbett,   SuIIi-an's" Micccssor,   was  clever -   but   incapable   as   a puncher.  Joe- Cnoynski,  though a   small man,  ���������v/us  a hard hitUr,  but had  a   very  ���������A.ca'.jaAV.    Peter JMaher  had   a terri-  lile right 'hand punch,   that avoii when  it,   landed,'but    he was so  vimtrablc  1'iinselt that he seldom Avas gheu  tIndecision.  Next      came    the  man  Avho,   witli  "Neatc" and Hickman unisb the     given  consideration,    'lhat   man  is  Robert  "Hizsinmions.'   In his  palmy  days one  -of   "Lob's"   wallops   was   enough-to  win, three sufficient  to kilt: Whereas  rrany mui, James J. Jeffries, Thomas Sharl cy arid others,  Avere  able ti.  put a     man out when  he Avas tired.  FiV/simir.ons Avas always ai:le to put  an  absolutely   fiesh   man aAVuy   vith  one sUoi.e of his powerful right aii.,-  . In addition',  after having  been ren-  dei;e:l\veak, He could turn the tide or  defeat   into  victory   Avith   one  blow.'  ;0i course, that, docs  not apply     to  vthp "Fitz"  who  was beaten by Phil-  ��������� ���������-aiielphia daclc O'Brien.    He Avas   not  the: "Bob" of ten years ago.  "��������� '   His smashing-of IMaher;' bis  double  crushing of     the powerful  and. iron-^  jaAved    Sharkey,  his   obliteration   of  ;������������������ "Fall,  his ���������triumph   over  Ruthlin,  his  /���������reversal  of  Chbynski's  "cro-s"       at  f- "Boston; his- disposal- of  Creedon,  his  v' conquering, of  Corhcst,  all  Avith  one  powerful: smash  de' i r-rrd  often  when  ...  he Avas,in( distress, '   , r"; the Englisli-  '  torn   and  Aiistrnl'-n-ln-rd   fighter   as  '-'..''chs-' of the grander.I "litters that -err  ������������������'���������������������������'dfeAv-.back an arm.  "Kid" McCoy Avas  a Avonderful hit-,  tor for so slender a, man. His strength  ���������May. in almost perfect delivery      and  tiffling. ��������� Tommy   Ryan,   the  weltcr-  ��������� ���������������������������weight,  now  in  bad" fev0r  Avith     the  ���������   juiijlic ���������hcca.usc of'     fixed fights, ' aviis  ��������� cne'.of  thc world's  j;rrat   fighters,   in  25c  15c  to  $1.50  regular  20c   .^ 10c.  ~ ������        " - .       .���������    o������.^.i.     'at 11.57 a.m.  daiky,  and at 6.00  p.m.  on W'edn, days,  Saturdays     and  geasoned   and   Kiln   Dried   Floorlm-    and   Finishing     L*imscx   U.    Stock    |Sundays  ~ Excursion Tickets -'��������� .,a ^���������  ��������� ;   ON SALE TO  AND  FROM ALL STATIONS  good for' going journey Saturdays  and Sundays, returning not 'later than  the following Monday. U  '  ' '  cTWONEY  TALKS/-  AS LOUD TO US AS ANYONE.  IF YOU ARE PAYING CASH PORYOUR MKAT YOUR DOLLARS W  iLL GO FURTHER IF. YOU BUY FROM US   gur nasli Prices Can-not3aBeatsu "...  FLASKET  -Li;  ���������-Steamer Joan   Sails frem Ladysmith  for Vancouver every Saturday at COO a.m-. and  returning sails irsm  Vancouver     for   Ladysmith at 2,.30 p.m.  PAN NELL   &  Irirnined   with em-  Aproposof the servant maid diiHeuj-  ty 1 heard a {jood story tbu other d.'.y.  ��������� - | The wife of a -.very well kuown IripTj  Avith ' ofhcial Avas in want of :;n under nu������se,  and nmonti those A\bo applied,for tb������.  position'-w'as a good ��������� natured looklnj,*  Kirl of about seventeen.   "You tell me,"  said the otlicial's wife,  "that.you art-  very fond of children.   That Is all very  well   in its Avay,  but do you  understand anything about the duties of a  inursery?   Have you any experience of  children?"   "Yls, mum," was the reply.  'Sure 1 used, to be a child Avanst me  silf."���������London Tatler.  S'1'13A.M   IIIJATRU  Wl'U.jl'ORNISllKU ROOMS  BAR SUPl'lvIKD AVITH     1 J-l  WINKS, MQUOKS, CIG4JIS  nABili  If ATP I  A. J. McMURTRlfi, Proprietor  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  LADYSMITH, B. C  Good tables and good  Rooms  Cer. Fort and'   Government Streets.,  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist.   Frt. & Pass. Agt.  PORTLAND HOTEL.  DAVID HYNES, Proprietor.  Where  the  Typewriter  Dlnndered.  :'Church���������You k*io\v French, who  keeps tbe restaurant?  Gotham���������Oh yes.'  "Well, he tvunts a new typeAvriter."  "What's the matter with that good  looking one he bad?"  "Ob. tbe other day he told her to  write and get the price of frogs' legs,  ������:nd she addressed the: letter to the Hop  GrcTfciS' s������-i-jciatior.."���������Exchange.  8oard at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra  well  Stocked  This  Hotel  has   been completely   ' Hoard and lodging $1.00 per day  *il i. renovated.    HOTE'L    PRETORIA  JOHN TF A, Proprietor  Bar  Supplied  with  the  Bcs,   Wines, 1st Avenue :-: x >' Ladysmith B.C.  Liquors and Cigars.  Mot m. Baiinesi Matter. |     stuffed eggs" for luncEeon or supptt  '.'. '.!>��������� do you wish to learn jlu Jitsu? are aiways g00d. Boil the eggs hard  1 cuu't see where it'll help you in your ail(1 after tney bave cooi^ cut in tw������  Luslness." ' crosswise... Mash  the yolks  and mix  "It's on my wife's account. She's so with bioater or anchovy paste, minced  fussy! Whenever our cook has a beau . paraiey. salt and pepper. Minced ham  ���������who stays  later than ��������� 12  o'clock  at , or CUiCken may be substituted for tbs  fish paste, and chopped sardines ������r������  nigbt I have to go down to the kitchen  tad order him to leave."  I.oalcal Snperstltlon.  Baity Moore���������A re, you' superstitious"?  Calvert, Jr.���������Not In all  things,  but  , when I see a dark man approaching  1 ivie wearing tbe uniform of a sleeping  car porter I have a premonition that I  roi> about to make a poor iuA'estment  of a small amount of capital, aud tbe  B:������n seldom   fails.  More iKiiomluioas.  Tom���������"Why are you so sore at old  GotroxV You talk as if you bad received some insult at bis hands.  Dick (a quondam suitor of .'Miss Got-  rox)���������If tbe Insult I received from bim  had been at kia "hands" ' I: wouldn't  ������axo so much.  '  ...   Tliew   He Did   ITalfc.  Little Brother-Can't y������u t'alk  ���������traight, Mr. Mangle? Mr. Mangle-  Of course I can, my little man.    Why  sometimes liked. A >��������� little lemon Julca  is a necessity when fish-is used. -Fill  the Avbite cups neatly and place on ic������  to chill. If the dish is to present an  appearance, ser\re the eggs In aspic  with lettuce leaves underneath. Mayonnaise accompanies tbe eggs.  Bedstead*.  'Among all the useless things that  afflict society," said the housekeeper, "it  \vould perhaps be impossible to find  anything more entirely absurd than thc  high headboards aud footboards with  which beds are still made. A bed  ".eeds only a footboard and headboard  high enough to support the pillows and  keep tbe coverings wnere they belong,  and the superfluous materials now put  into such projections not only make the  bed clumsy and hard to move, but  necessitate its being placed not where  one wants it, but Avith the high headboard against tbe wall."  Tlie Sevriiijr: Machine. '  The seAving  machine still  bothered  Best accommodation for transient  md permanent boarders and lodgers.  ;ra.nd    hotel  This new Motet has been.' comlort-  a dy furnished and the bar is up-to-  d������te. Rates SL.00 a day and up-  w \rds.  WM.  HEVERIDGE. Prop.  '"yBlaBsa-*  '���������" "���������" '���������������������������'���������  LsdysmUk  THE JOI-JES HOTE'L  -W1SITK   i:ook���������  and  -WW.T K   ^AI50R-���������  Emiiluyctl Only   ���������  MOTEL  DOMINION  ���������Tlfiti-F ijl.25 ar.d$1.50���������  Froe bus to all eteamboat landings an<  railway depots.    Ele.dric care every ti������i  minutee  to p.!l parrs ot   the ciiy.   Us  Aud table unexcelh-d.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT   ST.,   VANCOUVER   B, 0  do you ask?   Little Brother���������Ot   nntb- mo by running hard even after I had  >u'. only I beard sister say she'd soon I thoroughly oiled and cleaned It, says  straighten you   up when she married ,  one woman,    But at last I found one  you:   And ma said she'd help her. place that I had neglected���������the throat   '��������� '���������  plate.   All that was. necessary was to  Woman, remove the screw and lift that littlo  Woman has been defined as "an es?ay cover where the needle runs in and  on goodness and grace in one volu le, out.   There was such an accumulation  elegantly bound."   But she doesn't like ,  0f aUSr. and dirt that tha troublt was  to be put on the shelf all tbe same. j  easily accounted for.  'T^\r53Z3^&^JZ&lZE������S28&.  Wr  Relations are the cause of most of the  fric-::-.:n that tabes place in social lb.ft.  ���������A C. I'lowdcn. - .  See  Blidr &  Adam's advertisement  in another column.   ���������O ���������  For high      class stationary  call  a.t  ��������� Knight's   nook   Store.  DAY SCHOOL  Usual subjects taught; also language drawing''in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils und water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons gir-  im  in classes or individuallv.  MISS  BERTRAM  I adysmitb.   B    U -    .    '  jjjfX  for.  (Hall Block Irom Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith,  Lead.  Al  IN QUA.LLrLT  -:o:  Under New Matsagment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B.C.  Jas, R. McKinnel  Proprietor.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  Modern  and      Strictly rirst  Class  Fire 1'roof    P.uildiiy.  THC COMrORTABLC WAY.  TO FERNIE,   B. C.  Read Down Read Up  9 p.m. l,v. Victoria Arr. 4.00 p. m.  S.ob p; m. Lv. Seattle Arr. 9.00 a.m.  9.ii p. iu, Arr. BVerett Arr. 7.30 a.m  . 9.31* a. til.Arr. SPOKANK Arr 7.45 P'������  6.25 p.m Arr.   Rcrford   Arr 12 3������ P- *">���������  8.10   p. ni.Ar.    Ellce   Arr.  '0.42 a. m.  9.00 p.m.   Arr.   .Feruie' l.v.9.55a   111.  ONE, NIGHT  To ail Kooienay Points  TWO- NIGHTS  To- Winnipeg aad St. Paul  Close Connections  For     Chicagto, Toroato.  Montreal and  All Points East & West  Acetylene     Lighted     Cars,  Family Tourist Sleepers,  .Palace  Sleeping Cars  Dining     Cars (Meals a  la  Cart������).  Library Observation      Cars,  Through ,   tickets and bag-  gags checks to an points-  Steamship Tickets  '   For tickets,' maps, berths  reservations' and complete  information, call on or ad-  ���������' dress.  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor  Governmsnt and Yates Sts  VICTORIA, B C  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  3  S. G. Yerkes  A.G.R.A.  Seattle*  '"  E.'R. Stephen" |  G.A.G.N. Ry   f  Victoria. B.C.    |  R.P. RITIiBT.  & Co.,  1  Pacific Coast   Agency.  -'ICTORIA, :���������: :-: ���������������������������' .���������: :-B.C.  WANTED���������I'.v      Chicago.'  Avholesale"  *H - ���������  house, special reprcsentatiA'e (man or  Avoinan) for each province in Canada.  Salary 520 00 anil expenses paid  weekly., Expense money advanced.  Business successful; position permanent. .No investment required.- Previous experience not essential to cn-  Address Manager, 132  Lake Street,  Chicago,  111., U.S.A.  TH  ffiRKGT  R. Williamson Prop  ist. Avenue       , Ladysmith B. C.  No. L !48 MEN'S CHROME KIP.BAL  ':*  jM Plain toe,    leather1 lined, -liel-  |j lows tongue,     double sole and  jf*j slip':     This    is'  a broad    toe  ?S- last,    made    to    stand    hard,  ���������/ii   heavy wear; the upper will al-  I-  f4   Avavs retain    its soft, \'elvctv  U. ���������  feeling    and   is as   waterproof  as leather can   he ma<ie.  LTD,  VANCOUVER.  B. C.  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  purchaserTandImelters of copper, oold AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  .U'A.DYSIVIITH'-    ��������� O.  J  t  I  i  I  ���������cx  M. J. HENRY'S  NURSERIES,   GREENHOUSES AND SEED  HOUSES  8010. Westminster" Road,  VANOOl-VEii,  'Hca'dq'u'artfers" i or���������-'���������  'PA'.- FiC OROWN Qarderi,  !IoU  Bh'd-ltovt-sr'e'EDS-.',  ioV.d.iStribiitioti.-, .''��������� ������������������.,'    .;  Large   stock ������������������_-. of Home  ..GroAvn-FRUIT. and OR-  __       NAM'ENTAL.  'TREES  *ii_4  now matured for Spring.  No expense, loss or   delay of fumigation or in-  ;-spection'. :^;'; ������������������ .y, ..������������������'���������  . Let me price your list  before placing your   or-L  ���������der. Greenhouse Plants,  Floral Pao'-vages, Fcrtili-  , zcrs, etc.-  3010.. "Westminster Road.  VANCOUVER, B.  C  ONE   IS THE  ''NORTH   COAST   LIMITED."  The Electric Lighted Train to the  East  Tickets on sale to ai: Eastern   and  Southern points at lowest rates.  Up-to-date     Pullman    and     Tourist  sleepers      on  all  trains.  Dicing  Car  service' Unsurpassed.  Steamship Tickets on sale to and  from all Euiopsan Points. Cabin accommodation reserved by wire.  For     furthsr    particulars    call 01,  write the ollice.        Phone Main 136.'  A.  I).  Charlton        E.   E.   BiackAVood  A.G.P.A.,   N.P.,"       General Agent  Portland, Ore. Victoria; B.C  Are You.  Going East  Then b������ sure your - tickets  read   ria  th*   .':.'  'BUI  m  PAINTINQ,        PAPEKHANOINQ  ETC.  Work dene properly and at rlirht  prices. A:.-full line of "Wall Paper,  and Painter's Supplies Residence on  Roberta Street    '-..,  J. E. SMITH. Pm-  The only line now making UNION  ['DEPOT connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS with the  through trains from the Facifu  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, TH-  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,   THE  FASTEST   TIME,  j BETWEEN  /MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHI-  jCAGO,   ' OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information ask- your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General  igesi,  730 2nd Ave., S.eattU,  ,i,  if you )lke���������i���������  A  smooth,  easy  shave,  an  even,  well-finished   ��������� Jieard trim, a good  bath, or a stylish Hair-cut.  You will ge to   ! ...  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PAfilORS  HIGH STREET.  HEAD OFFICE  DUNCANS STATION.  Vancouver Island, B, G.  "7    i  CLERMONT L1VIN6STQH \  General Managei. *  J  X SMITH'S  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE 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 time. ���������;  j     Employment Agencr  g^n  m.  Cor. 5th. Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Meals 35c and Upward  Mannfactureraofthe Famous  CUBAN BtOSSOn  None bu   Union Xanar   -Employed  fl. J. BOOTH, Prop  ..Dea ers in . ...  Pianos and  Organs ..  Ladysmith, B.C  Dr. Dier can be found 1, t. any time  at his office on Gatacrc st. .His dental work is guaranteed to be first-  class and rates reasonable st- DAILY LEDGER  H������K^4 ���������!��������� ��������� ���������!���������' ���������!��������� ��������� ���������!��������� t ���������!��������� ��������� ���������K*Tfr^^^K*'>-~������������r  i  Inion  Brewing Co  NANAIMO    B. C.  flanufacturers of the  Lager   &(.?r   nnd  ,.d from the .Rest  In  Porter  British Colun.bia  Guaranteed   Brew  ana  Han Malt   Run   Hops  4^^.r^.j������^4.^.*^.t.4-?^..:������j>.r..*..j.^.t. <..*.>.'.>.'.4-'^^~^.*.4.^.^.^|.v  n-* ������������������f-f ���������V-M-fft+T+tt-t-ft ^. ���������-���������������������������> ������������������-������-��������� ������������������t ��������������������������������������������������� ��������� ��������� ��������� * ���������  ���������  A.  *w  .*  t  ���������  LA  *7<  ������������  MITH TRANSFER STABLE  PIANOS.      ORGANS     AND HOUSEHOLD      rUKNlTUR'7 MOVED   PROMPTLY   A   Nl)  SAFC'LY.  Stables in the rear of the Lai'ysmith ti*������i������-i.  Abbots font.  I.eJivfi .oflcis  at  tht  .������ <    ������   ���������> 4, + *  A. J. W/tSKET, PRCP\  Miners' Oriiiing  Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short  ways gives satisfaction.   Picks  hand!  Sliip-si-rkitlaii-m    "������  notice. ' Drill  Sharpened  by  n<-  -I and repaired. ���������-..  r\ I ���������     it r*    * Ira-nc! iea  C-!or������e.������l'!<������t;i'ii a*v     eii<*r#������! \%Uui<o������n.t.'������s.  P  \.     I  Buller Sir.w-c  -O-v'SON '���������  -    L,ad y ���������?-11������ ii ,i������,  i <  ������('l^t.v'^'t-3^'l'- ^������������������������������������������������������������������������^������������������lr������*V������ + ������**������*#������****'*-  ���������*���������*"���������  . Li.VHkY, LJ0M<D1NQ AMD'-  SALES STABLES  I! EXPRESS   WORK   A   SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  ������ PHONE 66 LVDYivUP  a-;  :   #  -������������*���������*������**���������**���������*���������������*���������*���������"-���������������*���������*������������������-  Express  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and 8u*k fjr Sib,  SEE  J-   KEMP.   OR  LEAVE    ORDERS   WITH  W. CARTER,-  FIRST AVENUE  PHONE      6-0  ������������������"    *". W.SILER  ��������� GEMEML hXPRESS AND  DELIVEE^  V'-.'.'.'WORK PROMPTLY D(>v������;  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  -.UNITED ANCIENT ORDER* OF  DRUIDS  Meets in the TO. Q..'F.-Haii, La-  Wellington Grove No. 4 U. A. 0. D  tlysmith, .the Second and Fourth  "Wednesdays'ol each month, .commencing Wednesday, 13th..  1905.  Visiting Druids     are invited to attend.  By Order.  WM. RAFTER, Reef Sec ty.  PATRICK BURK, N. A.  ;   Ladysmith Tempi*/ No.  5; Rathbone  Sisters meets at the Oddfellows' hall  2nd   and  4th  Tuesday  at  7.30   p.m.'-  Mrs.   Kate Tate secretary. ^  :'."'''"���������"::���������"���������;" lame"Baokv;>���������:���������";;  -��������� -   , . ,'' * ;    '  This ailment is usually caused by  rheumatism of -the inusclesjind *nay'  be cured by applying Chani!beilain'/s  Pain Balm two o" three times a day  each application. If this Cocs not af-  aiid   rub'uing   the  parts   vigorously at  ford relief, bind on apiece of .flannel  slightly dampened   with  Pain Balnr,  an<l quick      relief is almost sure to  follow. '   For,-sale by  thc Ladysmith  Pharmacy.   :  (The -Wickedness or Granmg  CZ.Z.  ' Here are the three deadly symptoms  of old age: Selfishness, stagnation, intolerance.  ' If we And them in ourselves we may  know we are growing old, even if we  are on tbe merry side of thirty. But,  happily, we have three defenses, which  are invulnerable. If we use them we  shall die young if we live to be a hundred. They are: Sympathy progress,  tolerance.  The first is the hardest to most of  us, because our own little prison of  the actual is so immensely important to  us. ��������� There is no denying the fact that  when yon have a toothache yourself it  is bard to have to consider other people's aches, l'.ut it can be done, though  it generally Involves physical effort, for  we.must bestir ourselves and act. The  mere feeling of sympathy expressed by  uction is a poor! useless thing, but the  soul, determined not to grow old, can  force the body to such physical effort,  though there is no denying that it id  bard work.  Toothache.  Toothache is something to be dreaded. Until a dentist can be consulted  and the exact cause of tbe dUtuvbancc  located aud professionally treated It ia  na excellent thing to moisten the finger  and. after dipping it into some bicarbonate of soda, rub it ou the gum round  fcie sore tooth. It is also a relief to  mix a ieaspoonful of this bicarbonate  of *adu in half a glass of warm water  and rinse the moutV with some every  little , while, holding a little in the  mouth for a few seconds so that it  penetrates nil the crevices. The soda,  being tin alkali, serves to neutralize the  acids in the mouth, which are often the  cause of toothache.  Knew tbe Crotvd.  A street preacher in n west of Scotland town called u policeman who was?  passing and complained about being  annoyed by a certain section of the audience and asked hiin to removo tkw  objectionable ones.  "-'"Weel, ye see," replied the cautious  officer, "it would be a hard job for me  tae spot thein, but I'll tell.ye what I'd  dae if I were you."  "What  would you do?" eagerly f������  quired tbe preacher.  "Just gae round w*' tbe hat!"  rc teimimi  cirYs mm  Any  Kind  of  Job  is better than other soaps,  but is best when used in  the Sunlight way.  Sunlight Soap contains  no injurious chemicals.  Sunlight Soap is pure  soap, scientifically made.  Every step in its manufacture is watched by an  expert chemist.  Sunlight Soap saves  labor, and the wear of  rubbing which common  soaps require in washing  fabrics.  Your money  refunded by  the dealer from whom you buy  Sunlight Soap if you find any cause  for complaint.  Lever Brothers Limited. Toronto  Done Promptly and  WELL  At  Office  ���������ce-a-s  1st Avenue  elr   Lonely,   Ureury   Life   '1'erida   (#  Drive TIk-iii Crazy.  Do you realize what it means to  watch 5,000 sheep alone in the desert''  You have read weird, grewsome stories  oi? the horror of tbe solitary liguthoui.e  keeper's life, but compared to tbe days  of the Mexican shepherd those of the  average keeper of the light are filled  with gayety and noise. Even with  their one or two dogs the shepherds  often go insane, and were it not for tbe  company of their shaggy collies the  iuuacy among them would rise to an  almost incredible percentage, if we are  to believe those who have followed the  sneep in the desert and therefore 'maw  be supposed to know.  Once in old Santa Fe, N. M.,. I met a  man avho for twelve years had followed the sheep. His work was done. All  day long be sat. in a chair in tbe rear  of a little dobe store, crouched over,  gibbering to himself, bleating���������an idiot..  He still saw bis sheep swaying like a  great white wave among the sagebrush, and ever in bis ears sounded th*  killing monotone of their bleats. One  Doy, though fifteen years of age, is  mentally uo further advanced thanfdie  average child of five. His father \s a  shepherd, bis mother dieil wbeu bo was  four years old, aud bis father toolc him  out upon the range. All his life has  been spent among the sheep. He is one  with them today.  How is it possible, then, you ask, that  men are to be found willing to watch  them? It is very easy. Sheep herding  Is a lazy job at best; and the "greaser'.  Is tbe laziest creature on earth. For $20  a month be is willing to sit in tbe sand  and listen to tbe never ending bleating  until the little mind be has gives way  aud they fetch him in from the range  insane. He is glad to take tbe chance  for $20 a month.  The,greaser is not the only shepherd  in the west. On tbo vast ranges of Nevada and Wyoming you may, run across  na occasional college man tending tbe  ���������beep. Once, indeed., a college professor,  ill of consumption, undertook to follow  15,000 bleaters for the summer. In o,u-  tunin they found him insane, on bis  hands   and   knees   among   the   sbeeu.  A  Vancouver exchange in its Nsue  of Sunday contains  particulars  addi-  I tioiial  to those furnished The Ledger  y wire of the extraordinary diamond  roihb ry    at  Vancouver on  Saturday  e\e)iiiit-.   Cyrill Hill, who was a clerk  in   the |HcMillan store,  described   the  thief as a man   of short statue,  dark  coiuplexioncd,   moustached  and  wearing 'brown clothes The peanut-vendor  says    white    hairs  weie mixed  with  the black in  the thief's    moustache,  (���������cnstablo Allen sajs   the thief was a  man about 25 yea>s of age, and wore  a brown o\cr^o-a,t under which he held  the tray  with  one hand, while he car  ried his revolver with the other.  Mr.   Walter   II.   Smith,   real       es-  ate agent,  Iambic street,  saw   the  theft.    Mr. Smith was walking -down  he .south side of Hastings street,  0n  his way   to business.   He saw the  man  ,co:no scr f-        ���������  ' in s :-ti--'t.  without  "wring  his atlenlion  particularly  attracted  to him.    There    were     very  few  people about at 1he time.     Mr.  Smith says   the man stopped near the  centre    of the    pavement  and  hurled  the  iron   coupling  through   the window.    With hardly a moment's pause  he stooped in through  the large hole  ;<nd  grabbed   thc tray.  It   was all so  sudden   that Mr.  Smith  toolc  a moment   or two   tomato up   his      mind  about   what  had .happened.    When realization came  to him he hurriod ac-  ,rcss  (he strett.   Meantime     the   lad  , Hill   had  cone  in pursuit of the thief  (Mr.  Smith wes  much charg-rined   "at  I his own inactivity, hi.t it is difficult  I'to see how he could have caught      a  , thief so active and so desperate with  ,the width of the street .between them.  I   Mr.   W.   J. Bathgate,   druggist, was  in  the-back   promises    of McDowell,  At'iins &i Watson's store on the opposite corner of Homer street,  when  he heard   the crash, and,  fearing     it  was    the window   ofj-he  drug  store  that  had been  broken,   he ran. out  in  all    haste.     He-was  in  time to see  I Pill in   pursuit i of the thief,  and  to  pec  the flash that' accompanied     the  sb0t the thief fired before diving into   the alley.  'IhiLly.four   diamonds    were  taken  a way on  the tray. They varied in val  ue  from   .MOO   to  $80.   One at  $4C0  lhre3 others of lesser value, dropped  by  the thief,  have been recovered.  two papers  enteied   into shortly  ai-,'  ter the an hai  of Mr.   Orccn,       Avho  sutcuded  Kugcne Lorton as   manag- j  in������ editor of the Union. ���������!  On    Monday -of this week   Holland  niiiile a new rate for certain   transi- j  cut    advertising,  and  the advertiser  had the ini'pic&sion that the rate held  g-oijd    {.'or the    Onion.    When   Oreen  I  heard   of  the transaction  he  called up ���������  Holland  and  informed -him the ;vgr.ee-1  incut as to i-ates was off.   When 11,.!-!  land called   up the   Union   office  :Ss  moni-ng lu  construed a statement "ry  Green  to mean that he had  lied.  '���������Ho >'>>   mean to say that       *    a  liar?"  said Holland.  "That is about the size of  it," replied Green.  Tinea  tihe fracas  began in -..\niest.  Holland is a large man,  while Oreen  is small of statute,  but that did rot  prevent   a Ihely   mixu-j  that was easily heard through the brick w.-.ll separating.   Ihe    Union  office  from   Ihe  building   adjoining.    "While  Holland?  was handing it to Green fast  and furious,   William   Wade,   an   advertising  solicitor lor the Union,  attacked him  from   the rear.    Holland   landed     on  him as ho backed  om   of the  office to  the  sidewalk,   where he  and     Green  clinched and Wade hurled   ,a     large  ollice chair throiiLh the door, narrow  ly   missing  Holland's head.  By this time a large crowd gathered in front of the onice, and the bel-  Iiq-erenus were separated. ,The sher-  ili's office, was1 called m, and there  was some talk of arrests, but upto  a. lute hour tonight no warrants had  heen issued.  EARN CASH  in Your Leisure Time  It"you co-uld start at once in a busi-  nebi tvhich would add a good round  sum to your present earnings���������without   INVESTING    A   DOLLAJl���������Wouldn't  you do it?  Well, we are willing' to start you in  a profitable business and we don't ask  you to put up any kind of a������dollar.  Our proposition is this: We will  ���������hip you the Chatham Incubator and  Brooder, freight prepaid, and       I You Pay  No  Cash Until  After 1906 Harvest.  Poultry raising- pays.  People who tell you that there is no  oney in raising chicks may have tried  to make money in the business by using  setting hens as hatchers, and they,  might as well have tried to locate a  gold mine in the cabbage patch. The  business of a hen is���������to lay eggs. ,As  a batcher 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 and  money  invested.  Thousands of poultry-raisers���������men  and women all over Canada and tbe  United States���������have proved to their  satisfaction that it is profitable to raise  chicks with the  EDITOR'S  VICIOUS SCRAP.  Walla    Walla,     Wasg.���������An  altercation  between Archer    Green, managing editor of Senator Arkcny's paper  the Morning Union, and P.  C.    Holland, manager of the Evening   Statesman,   at   nine   o'clock   this   morning,  which  resulted   in  a fist-fighs.       The  trouble afc-se. o'vor a disagreement as  to joint advertising rates,  which the  two papers entered  into sh0retlv  m  Indigestion, one of the worst disease*  among poultry, is often caused by soar,  moldy food.  Eggs Intended to be hatched In an in  cubator should never be allowed to become chilled.  In order to have poultry tender and  JulcyHhey must be fattened quickly.  Two weeks of good feeding are usually  sufficient.  Use plenty of lime in the poultry  house. It will kill lice, Is a good disinfectant, will purify the air, it destroys vermin and prevents gapes.  One of the best ways of feeding oate  to poultry is to put them in a tub at  night, pour scalding water o^er them.  >er -ibcm stand until morning and feed  ���������Xicm warm.  When tkc fowls are closely confine*]  or when the ground is covered with  ������now, they must have bulky foot C91  clover hay well steamed is good, as  ire also cabbage leaves.  Some of Bnrni' Phrase*.  Here are a few specimens of Bump  nappy phrases: "Tbe best laid scheme.*  of mice and men gang aft agley;" "Th*.  fear of hell 'a the baugman's whip, to  hand the wretch in order;" "But pleasures are like poppies spread; you seizs  the flower, Its bloom is shed;" "Oh.  wad some power the giftie gie us to  see ourselves as ithcrs see us;" "Man's  Inhumanity to man makes countless  thousands mourn;" "Nursing her wrath  to keep it warm;" "Tbe mirth and fun  grew fast and furious;" "What's done  we partly may compute, but know not  what's resisted;". "Princes. and lords  are but the breath of kings;" "Tbe  rank is but the guinea stamp; a man's  a man for a' that." ��������� '  bleating with them. Day after day bis  eyes behold only a brilliant turquoise  sky, in which hangs a sun of brass; an  ocean'sy/eep,'of sage flecked sand and  a slow/.y moving, .compact mass of  i iheep. His ears bear no sound save tbe  I .dea'dy "Baa, baa!" day and night, af-  ��������� fecting him as the Chinese criminal of  ���������aucientdays was affected by tbe regu-  jbir tap, tap of a bidden drum.  j And yet so long as tbe desert contin-  I Jds to provide food for tbe "bleaters"  ��������� so long .will shepherds go mad among  j the flocks, and for ten years the desert's  i greatest value to   man   lias  been th*.  j food it has offered the sheep, nor yet is  ��������� the store depleted.���������rilgrim.  < lliowe Tlint Simula Be Bhub;lit to LbM  and TliONc Tiiut Shouldn't.  i It's a mistake to buy everything with  :*n eye to its enduring, tiualities even  jlf you've an extreme'*- limited pocket-  ��������� book. It depends entirely for what  purpose you choose your gown whether  or not it should last.  A fairly safe rule to go by Is that the  itaple sort of clothes, made in conservative ways, should be bought with a  very distinct idea of "long life" nnd  that evening gowns, especially it' you're  a good deal of a butterfly, should bo  got with almost tbe sole idea of effect.  We've all known tbe unpleasant sensation of putting too much money lu a  crown and  then feeline: that we must   o���������   "get the wear out of it" even tnougn  it be a conspicuous style or soils at its  first wearing. And the woman with  little money is the- one who suffers  most of all in such an experience.  Evening gowns oughtn't to last too  loug; business and street clothes can't  j ���������always supposing it's tbe woman  jwith the small purse who is considering tbe purchase. And street clothes  'should be of quiet, rather neutral colors  j���������the kind "you don't get known by,"  : as one woman put it.  j Afternoon gowns get bard wear���������as  'bard as the street clothes in reality���������  iso they should naturally be made of  I roaterials that can bold their own and  ��������� ret .not-stretch"nor shrink nor get out  'of shape. They must be got to last  for the "set"' and tbe "bang" must last  as long as the gown.  And . furs! The woman who can't  afford to have changes made in the  style of her fur coat or her neck Diece  CHATHAM INCUBATOR  AND BROODER.  "Yours ia the first incubator I have  used, and I wish to state I had 52  chicks out of 52 eggE. This was mjr  first lot; truly a 1U0 per cent, hatch. ,  I am well pleased with my incubator  and brooder. Tnos. McSavobtoh,  ChUHwack, B.C."  "My first hatch camo oft I got  170 fine chicles from 190 eggs. Who  can beat that for tho first trial, and  so early in tho spring. I am well  pleased with incubator, and if I  could not get another money could  not buy it from me. Every farmer '  should have a No. 3 Chatham Incubator.���������F. W. Ramsay, Dunnville,  Ont."  "The incubator you furnished me  works exceedingly well.   It ib easily  operated, and only needs about' 10  minutes  attention  every day.   R.    < -1  McGuffib, Moose Jaw, Ansa."  The Chatham Incubator and Brooder  is honestly constructed. Tbere is 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  tbe workmanship tbe best.  The Chatham Incubator and Brooder  is simple as well as scientific in construction���������a woman or girl can operate  tbe 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 our  distributing warehouses at Calgary, Brandon, Regina, Winnipeg, New Westminster,  B.C., Montreal, Halifax. Chatham. Address  all correspondence to Chatham. 311  The Manson Campbell Co., Limited  DepM5 ACHATHAM, CANADA  Factories at Chatham, Ont., and Detroit.  Let us quote you prices  on a good Fanning Mill  or good Farm Scale.  ���������nd niua aoes&'t want to put all 'her  j money in an extreme, unusual fur piece,  ��������� frhich by its very individuality is likely  ��������� to "go out" in a short time, but should  j stick to the most conservative furs,  I made up in the most conservative  j ways... , \r  j After all, conservatism, not cost, is  j the greatest help in eking out a small  j clothes allowance, and conservatism  j consists as much in having an Ines.-  ! pensive little gown that is put on ana  ���������'worn out soon and replaced as in get-  ��������� ting things that last overlohg.���������^"hila-  jftelpbia North American.  i Tbe successful man is usually, bnsy,  ; and the busy man is usually success-  i ful. Tbe young man, whatever bis vo-  j cation, who has not learned to econo-  j mize bis time and keep busy has not  j got the lesson most essential to a pro*  ! ;)erous, useful and happy life.  London, Toronto, Montfeal, Winnipeg,' VihcooVer;' St; John,1 N.B.  A  Habit  to Be Encouraged.  The  mother   who  has acquired   the  hab' t of keeping on  hand a bottle of  Chrmibcrliun's  Cough Remedy, saves  herself a great   amount of  uneasiness  and   anxiety.    Coughs,   colds       and  croup,   to which children are susceptible, are quickly cured  by  its  use.  It counteracts any tendency of a cold  tii result  in pneu .lonia,  and  if given  as soon' as the  first  symptoms       of  croup  appear,   it  wi'l   prevent >   the  attack.    This remedy contains nothing injurious and mothers give it to  little ones with  a feeling of perfect  f security.       Sold by the    Ladysmith  Pharmacy.  Sunlight Soap is better than other soaps,  but is best when used in the Sunlight way.  Buy SunUght Soap and follow directions.  OUR STOCK IS COMPLETE  IN GENTS1 F  Mens'   Clothing,   Boys'  and  Youths'  Mens' White Dress Shirts, Berlin, Sa>  cms Negligee     Shirts in Fancy  Patterns,  Linen      and  Celluloid   Collars.  Sufis,      Neckties,   and   Suspenders  h  large varieties.   In Youths' Boys' an  Mens',      silk     ami   Japanese    Ini1  Handkerchiefs,   also  in   Ladies'   fr  silk and     limen.   Boots and Shoes ���������  all  Sizes.  Don't lorget the place, on High St  Next to Hardware Store.  John J. THOMAS.  People     who think  whole   thing  generally  they     are the  are Unpopular.  NOTICE  {Chamberlain  ���������The  Ciiilclren's PavoivU;  -OORLG-  Ooug-hs, Colds, Croup and  Wlioopingr Ccm������������������-h.:  .Tin's r( :���������!.-.!;.- is fnmons for ii:. rnrc- n\   i  n Inrtfe jnwl <;1 tlio civllizm! v.o:-lil.  nlw.'iys lin (loimuik-d tu-oii.    Ii. i-i.;.::��������������������������� ��������� mi  opium in- oilier linrmtul dri;; i ml i-..      : o  givou us nouliJoiitly to n U.b,.- i.s m in. :. :ult  Price 25 cts; Largo Size, 50 cts.  I ADY5MITH   WATERg WORKS  Consunicps are requested to call at   the oflice     on  Roberts   Street and  pay Water     Rates, between, the lOth   and the 25th of each month.  Offise Haurs IP. M. 4.30  ���������* ;T, J BLAND  "   i ��������� SUPERINTENDENT.  Public  Notice  Attention is called to the   fact that the  Ogilvie   Flour fliils Co.,   Limited  makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD   FLOUR,     have for some tlms  past been producing flour In a  vastly  improved and psrin-" form  by the aid of ELECTRICITY  and  having secured control of    all the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of a dvising   the  public  that any      orised users of the electrical   flour purifying processes  will ^e prosecuted. I  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company  oaly  I   mc  oii 11 era in Canada wlioar*  ll)3t.',h   J.'15HI  Flour  kyMUMmmmmmftmtmiim'iWfrmrizz  \ THE    DAILY    LEDGER  LOCAL ITEMS  an  Miss E. DcJbieson will be at'lhe Ab-  botsford Hotel' evecy Saturday afternoon to give lessons in Vocal Culture. Phrasing, management and control of breath, tone production, "-effi-  ciently taught. For particular.; apply Box 12, or Phone 14���������, Nanaimo.'  BORN.���������To the     Avife of Henry Mc-   J  Gargle,  High .Street, a son.  Mr. Wm. Telford, of Nanaimo, was  visiting this city this morning.  J. x] Smith Avas a passenger to  Victoria on the morning train.  "Airs. Watts, of Chcmainus, arrived  in town on the noon train.  Mrs. A. Uren Avas a passenger to  Nanaimo at noon  today.  ���������T*L ���������*���������'"������������������  = aE2S  ASK YOUR GROCER FOR  CUPONS  WHEN YOU PURCHASE  WHITE SWAN   SOAP  YOU MAY WIN A SINGER SEWING MACHINE||  Mr      \. 1-Taihcd, jr , of I'hcmaiims,  was in the city  tins morning.  iniol-e Big   B- Cifars.  In  this morning's  issue  the lleiald  contains   the    following-    At  a  meet-1  ' in-- 'of the     Directors of the Nanaiino      New     Pictorial      Post  Mr   S. Mclnto^taitcd Ladysmith ' 11 "raid pushing Company bold last.   Ku.ght.g> Book g^  this  mornins,    returning  to  Kiddichs   *>-tn*nK ]t wuS  Cards  at  on the noon train.  WANTED,    (at once) photo of  !  dysmith ,at Knight's Book Store.        t  ���������*��������� Reading    proAincial  .    Fishermen are     getting first-rale   few dajs. _^ ^  -sport at the point nowadays    some |                             ";  very    large cod being brought mlo       * <-lULL          >       b  town-'  FOR RENT  The Bar of    the Well Known Hotel  Latlysmilb,  thoroughly  furnished.  For further particulars apply, to I).  0.   White, at the Ho lei.   o-   decided to offer the  Herald Newspaper as a gioinlg''concern and  tlie     pb.nf  ������f bhc Company  f���������i   sale by    public tender, advertise-j    11H.���������t    or '   which  will ai'Pear in the   Conjmon CoWg  " "      neAvspapeis in a  want in.  ...v Inug or patent medicine line you  /ill   find   it at    thc Ladysmith  "Dnitf  Store.  '. o   COMING THE   WATSON  STOCK  COMPANY  rlhe popular Wnt&on stock company  of  the Theatre  Victoiia   lias   arranged to play a ret-in n engagement  heic  for  twoniyiits,  starting  next      jM������h-  Miniaturc Book of B. C.  Views at  (lav.   Fcl).   1!ni>.    This   is   sure  to Lo  Knight's Book Store.  ft/BSBSrv  ID  Avelcome iicavs    to  our th-eatrc-goeis,  who know  and appreciate the worth  i of this    sterling  dramatic  organization.    The company will   present two  of the most successful plays  in     its  leperlolc���������plays'    "that-    have   never-  lAehpresented  here.     JYionday    night  "The    Westencr,"    a comedy  iirama  filled   with   thrilling    situations  and  exciting climaxes   with    plenty       of  comedy and touches of pathos,     all  blended together in one of thc     best  dramas en  t'le stage today-  Tuesday  night,   the classified   farce,  c>    play   that    has  made co* ntlcss  i-i-H!Sands  laugh,   the greatest    farce  e\er   Avrittcn  "Charley's  Aunt,"   will  be the bill.     Seats should be engaged  early.    Prices    will  lie 20c, 35c.  a,nd f-0 cents.  Prescriptions filled promptly at tha  Ladysmith  Pharmacy.   , ,- -  ���������o   are the  Cans*      of  Many  Serious     Diseases.  Physicians   aa ho   lu\t  gained  a national  reputation r.s 'analysts of  Ljc  cause  of various diseases,  claim   that  of catching cold could he-avoid ;d   a  long    Mist    of dan������< rous   "ailments,  would never be eA'en heard of.     ,*���������>-  ery one knows that pneumouia   and  consumption originate from a   cold,  and chronic catanh,  bronchitis, and  all throat and lung trouble are    aggravated and -rendered  mora serious  by each fresh  attack.    Do not risk  your life or  take chances   vhen,  you  ha'e     ������.cold.    Chamb|erlain:s  Cough  Remedy will cure It before these de-  seascs develop.    This  remedy       contains  no opium,  morphine .or  other  harmful drug and has'tMrty years of  reputaeion back of it, gained' hv its  cures under ������>very .condition,'For salo  by the Ladysmith  Pharmacy.   o   Smoke Little *. Gtgftie.  *   -K  tt *��������� tt  *  tt  X tt  tt *  MARINE  NEWS NOTES  OUR SHiRTS-  an AII Large and  Made to Fit ,  If you arelookiig  for a  LUGE sun  "a SMALL F1K(  YoucangetltiiShth* e  Walter* &  Akenhead  ' ia, l'orl Angeles nn<l Poit Towitseiul  during the. summer months. It is  the intention of her owners, however,  to inn her down'tlie. Strait of Juan  ile ifuca early in March.  "Meinbtrs of the crew, of' the'vessel commenced work tearing away  the planUng     on. the cabin windows  ��������� today. As soon as the furnishings  arc in place the ship will.fcc painted  throughout. It is expected she Avill  be ready to go'on her run in three  weeks.���������Colonist. ������  Three'' or four hundred persons  watched the officers and crew of the  steamship Princess Victoria carry  out tt.wi' boat and fire drill at the  0. P. Ii. wharf,, yesterday, says the  Vancouver Province, and the crowd  greatly approved of thc manner in  which it was done.       < ,  [ The Princess Victoria was thrown  out from thc wharf some distance  in onlei: to- permit of thc drill being  carried out from the Port side of the  ship as she lay with her bo Ay to the  west. Thc idea of having the drill  take place on the port side was that  !thc    people '   gathered  on, the wharf  'might, be able   'to sec and'appreciate.  1 the work done. * >....' '<���������  From the time that Capt. "Griffin  blew his whistle summoning the officials a-ml cruAV from, different parts  of .the ship Avhcre they were attending to their ordinary duties, .till the  boats and rafts Avere in thc water.  but four minutes elapsed, according  to the timing of a number of watches irt the hands of the spectators.  Four boats and a life raft were put  off the Port side of thc Princess,  nnd one .life-raft went , oArer  from the c starboard side. , After the,  boats were in thc Avatcr their, crews  were given   half     an    hours r'-wing  piacticc on the inlet.  _^ u ���������  Smoke Big B. Cigars.   ���������o  ���������   ,  Avcstern entrance to Barkley Sound.  Notice is also given to manners  that thc foy bell machinery at Broc-  ton Point, at the entrance to Vancouver Harbor, is now undergoing  repair, and will be put in operation  as soon as possible.  MAY    COMB HERE  s  ���������O-  ���������   ���������   ���������  15 pair Heavy  PEBBLE SHOES  Regular     $2.00   SALE PRICE $1.10  ?  23 Pairs DONGOLA  KID SHOES  -    I*       "Patent Toes.  Regular $2.25.  SAi: PRICE $1.25  '18   1  air  F.VlilA   VALl'K  FINE SHOES  A dilie-i cnt  Values.  R;gulnr  $2.50 to  $3.00.  SALE PRICE $1.50  30  Pair  LADIES' STRAP SLIPPERS  TO CLEAR $1.00  27   Pair������������������-  LADIES' OXFORD TIES  (Low  Shoe)  Regular $2.00   SALE PRICE $1.25  01   Pair  ���������LADIES HOUSE SUPPERS  TO CLEAR 90c.  Sever 11  other Lines too Numerous 1o  incnt-icn.  VALENTINE'S  DAY  Today    is     Feb-  11,  a  date in the  year    which always     appeals to Cupid's     victims,     for    it is  Valentine  Day.     This morning early and  Avhen  sensible people     Avere fast asleep the  young    man crept under  the window  of Ins lady-lo\e.       She AVas speedily  aAVakcned f om her sleep and in ans-  ! wcr to rerealed      whistles,  (in olden  limes it  avouIiI  have been  in  answer  to  a   s.Jendid  tenor  voice singing  a  popular love melody)  drew aside the.  curtains  and gazed  upon  him  below.  That  was  all  that avas  needed.      As  Ioiik as lie  was  the first nian she set  eyes o*i     on  Valentine morning they  would,      according to  popular superstition, be wedded -ere tbe next Valentino morning came round..      As the  writer ' also feels a little bit ���������* sentimental this morning, nothing will bo  said*in this -article of the incessant  Avhistiing   wa1 ing  Father  as  well,  or  of the Avater jug that came very near  the wooer's,    h:ad, nor will mention  he made of the horribly ugly picture,  alleged  toi be     a,n exact likeness  of  the recipient,  that  was sent through  the    post by.    one's  best friends on  this blessed morning.  This evening the Rcbckahs give a  Valentine dance, which : will bo a  jolly c/ent. There will be matching  of li^rls and all that sort of pleasant folly. They arc great inittch-  nia':ers a.s. well as excellent hands at  organi'/.intr, social functions, are the,  Rchfekiihs", for every year do they  hat-'.'h some scheme calculated to  I ron-.nt thc young man to "p���������'>���������;> the  / *i.sl-;oh." Well, Uu- occiipat ion is  humane.  ReiiH-nibc.r ti>e     place  to get  writing material is   Knights Uool; Store  A fixed white- light, visible'nine  miles, will be fcstat.tlislied at Am-  phrititc Point, near Avhcre the b<ark  Pass of Melfort was swept to destruction with all on board during  a hoavv south-west gnle on December  Thc steamer Indianapolis, or as  she iK t������ be called, thc Crescent may  come to Victoiia, although it Avas  originally intended that thc steamer  would lie operated on tho Seattle-'7  Port 'Townsend- Port Angeles route  The Seattle Times says: 'It Avas  reported from Vjc)oria this morning  tlmt the Indianapolis Avas to go on  the run between Seattle and thc British Columbia City, but officers of  the Puget Sound NaAigation company do not confirm the report.  "The  company s   steamer  Whatcom  Hostess���������Mr. Smith, may I help  you to another  piece of pie?  Guest���������No, thank you, Mrs: Jones;  1 really could not take any more.  Little Willie���������Then,  ma, you said 1  could have     another  piece if      Mr.  Smith  left enough. ,_   ,  ���������   ���������         o                    -'  Bmoke Big B. Cigars'.  Latest magazines at Kaigat's.'    ���������'���������''  light  is one of'the   will go on the Vctoiia urn Feb.    IS.  Su.iii.-mq   'sii(^!|   oi^uiuoim*    umf3iif.\\ ���������  ! 27.     '1 he    new      . ���������_..   ....._  in  place of    the     Canadian steamer  for  thirty-one    days at a time.     If   Pr ncc&s    Beatrice. It  is possible  is a fixed Avhite  light, and is --visible , that  the  Indianapolis  might make a  for  nine miles from the point at the   daily round trip, touching at Victor-  GENTS FURNISH  We have over $2000 worth of Men's  nd Boy's Clothing on hand which  we  dispose of at  J25 and 40 Per Cent  below Regular Selling Price. All  Goods Marked in Plain Figures  Men's Suits $15 Now 11.50  "    $12    "    8.50  JWe Are' Expecting New Stock in  and  tiur fcoom is Limited,  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  GATACRF.ST LADYSMITH  W. G. Fraser  MerchantTailor,  ..'   -"c1-'''';-,. (ist Avenue)  Fall Stock   on   hand. Call early and  .'.-���������'':getyour choice  Stoves  GEO  YUEN  Merchant Tailor  Ladysmith   ���������  '  ^.      FT* B.  C  WATCHES  We are  now showing a Large Stock of  Handsome Watches, Ladies and Gents;  MGS  and Other Jewelry of First Class Quality  s-r^=r~'.-"'s,i"-  TomorroAV   w'j  avIH   advprl-ise  SPECIALS in GIRLS    ANT)  MISSES'  SHOES.  SALE STARTS  FEB. 16  BTOPCIMHER  WATCIiM'KEK,   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN    -  First  Avenue,    X   X   X      Ladysmith,   B. C |  MUSIC  PAINTING   AND  PAPERHANGING  Pi.,iiofort������   and    Vocal   Music   Uu.r-   j\jgat|y   Q(\(\   ArtlStlCally  DOlie  oughly taught   hy  I-'ran!'   ('<��������� Ash ton of -*   ,  tht (i'uil'dliall School un-1 Trinity Col- ! - - -- :   lege    of      Music,   London.    Ei^'land. _^_,_   Pupil   of   the   late  Thomas   Wiingha.m, ' n ^ r-*-* f* f\l r --  Mus.   Doc, Organist,     BromjHon,    Ig.    H LI C-U C*������ IX V3  Oratory. London.  Mr. Ash ton is now resident in Ladysmith and prepared to take pupils . Harmony and Theory a Spe  cialty. Terms, etc., on appl'uati'ju.  P.   O.  BOX  223.  Orders  Promptly   Executed  ,ITH  ���������"���������0-  ADAM  After this date thc price for hread  delivered at my Customers' houses  will ho FIVE CENTS per loaf- 20  loaves for a dollar. My read is  guaranteed tha best made. Shops  rim by Avhite help should receive  white peoples' patronage so long as  they are properly conducted. i solicit a trial as your Baker.  C.  R. DOCILE,  THE WELLINGTON BAKERY  Notice  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING- REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal  lands  may  ba  purchased at S10 per acre for soft coal "and  120  for  anthracite.   Not more than  320 acres can be acquired by-������M individual or company. , Royalty-- at the  rat*    ol tea cents per to> ol 2,000  pounds    shall     bt owllectta on - the7  gross   output. '   '  Quart/.���������A free miner's certificate is  granted upon payment in adranc* of  $7.50 per aiintini for as iaaividual,  and rrom $50 to $101 per annui������ for  a company, according to capital.  A      free miner, having discovered  mineral  in -place, may locat* a claim  1,500  xs. 1,500  feet.    Tht Im f������r  recording  a claim is  $5.M  At least $H0 must be expended on  the claim each year or. laid' te the  mining recorder ia lieu thereof. When  $500 has been expended or paid, the  locator may, upon, having a surrey  made, and upon complying with oth  ei requirements, purchase ������he lead at  $1 an acre.  The patent provides fer the payment of a royalty of 2| per cent ei  the sales.  PLACER mining olaists generally  are 100 feet square; entry fee M, renewable yearly.  A free mmer may ebtain t*ve leases  to   dredge  for  gold  et  ive miles  each for a term of tweafcy  years,  renewable at the descretton ef the Minister of the Interior. /  The lessee shall have a dredge ii  operation within one setsoii from tht  date of ihe lease for each five miles:  Rental, $10 per annum for each mill  or river toascd. Royalty at the rati  of 2"j per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000. ,  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of  the Minister  of  the  In  >rior.  Dr. R.B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  Ml  work guaranteed, and  at reas.  able rates.  RESIDENCE  AN! ���������FFICB  Gatacre St. Ladysmith  OPEN   AT   4LL  Hni'KS  We are-rTJakingthefn oi.the Newest ^Pattern and^Lates*  ' '"-:-;  ^'.'V '''VV     - ' -v -Styles. '  ���������������������������";���������     WE DO .ALL KINDS OFFOUNDRY WORK  -'���������ur'Prices.������re Reatona, Lie,  SEE OUR   NEW 'BteV.ES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  >.-.  - ihd at Qd*y������rrillb1HardwarerfcCcmpany  LADYSniTH   IRON & STOVE WORKS CO,, LTD.  f.ft   V EARS'  Exr'.:f ������ENCit  Trade Marks  "V       Dcsigns  Copyrights Ac  ���������i ma������  ���������  er au  in*a������for> u ������������������"....������.. .I.I...V.U.U.   Comrnunlfn-  Anyone m������<1Iui % (k*t������h and dMcrlptloii m  qutcklT aicartuln pur oi>Hiloa free wnotUer ,  rnVa������t'or> la nrnhablT n*t������Mta,ble.   Coinrnuivli  OMrtrlotlyconededtftd. Handbook on Pntei,  mt froa. Old������������t aaaacr for ������ecurln(r putenu.  P������t������nta* takan- throurt Muim t Co. reool  fpxtal notlc*. wttkout cb������rra. In tha  Sdentiffc ilmericati.  A kwdiotnalr illnttfatad waakly    L������r������!e"t.������.,r-  WWWM *Co������iB--*,������r-NewYgrfr  mimn  DESIGNS        -t  TRftDE-MAhKS    ^  AND COPYRIGHTS ^  OBTAINED       4  ^ADYICE AS TO PATENTABILITY  Y Notice in "Inventive Age ���������. pr���������������������-������������������- >  \ Book "How to obtain Patents" | - ���������������������������I Mi *|  : Charges moderate. No fee till patentis secured. .  Y letters strictly confidential.   Address,        ^  E6. SIGGERS. Patent Lawyer, Washington, D. C^  FREE'  Diaries fer 1908 at Kwsat's leak  Store.  ���������+���������������������������<  COMMERCIAL HOTEL  MR. and  MRS. T. J. THOMAS, htn \  ef   Mouat Sicker Hotel, and of the  Palace He.tel,  Naaairao, hav������  chased tbe   COMMERCIAL MtTEL���������  on Douglas- Street, Victoria, epposili  tke city kail,  aad invite their    old  PATRONS AN������ FRIENDS TO VIS  IT THEM WHEN IN VICTORIA.  M.H SIMPSON  Solicitor,  Ete.  Money  to   Loan  tj Avenue -      MDtSMl  A. HOWE,[ofCHEMAINUS, has opened the MEAT-  (V1ARKET lately    run by W. Ward, on Roberts street  WITH A FULL jLINS: OF FIRST CLASS MEATS  i c f ;issge a ������pccialty  A TRIAL SOLICITED  A.   HOWE  PLone 20  HAY, GRAIN  FARMPROnU'f  Orders will be delivered anywtu\  in the city proiaptly and at the lo  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Gbristie'a, o������  **  Rcjlanftdj,  Jair.es Warned/  STC***  EXCELLENT  Train Service  BETWEEN  GHICA60, LONDON,  HAMILTON, TORONTO,  MONTREIL, QUEBEC,  PORTLAND, BOSTON,  A������i tb������ Priaciial lailieii Caateri or  Ontario, Quebec, and the  Maritime Provinces.  ALU Tl BIFFALI, NEW YORK AND  PHIlAiElPNIA, VIA NIAGARA FALLS.  FarTt������aT������blet, ate., ������*dre������s ~ H  OBO. W. VAUX, R  Aulitaat eea'l ruiMfar una Tlakot Aeent, H  13B A������������M������ ar.. CHICAOQ. ILL. J  NOTIOIB  NOTICE  Notice is hereby {jiven that I will  apply at the next sitting ef the Municipal Licensing Board for the ������ra**s  fer of the retail liquor license held  by nit for (he Portland Hotel, situa  ted on'Lot 10, Bloet 4, 'First Afe-  nue, to David 1-Iynes.  JOHN  GOGO  Russell-Simpson,-Solioitor.  Notice i������ faer������by givea that I, Agnes Knifc.it, will apply at the next  regular sitting'ef the liceasing board  for the trailer    of the retail liquor  "CAPITAL   CAN   UE  EASILY   IN  TERESTED ii your nusiaess' is  sound and ,-legitimate; we will re-organize yoai on a mona)' carniiie basis,;  new enterprises suceussfully promet-  cd; incorporated; guaranteeing; m-  derwriting; public works flaanood;  corporata   si������eiirities \markete-d; vrritc  us.  CORPORATION SMRVIGS  COMPANY, of America. Penasyira-  nia bid.,   Philadelphia,   la.'  NOTICE.  From      this  dati  the  undersigned  _ , will   not   be responsible  foi   any  ia-  license held by me for the premises ,jebtcrfne,ss incurrsd txeept oa *  lately known as the Island Home Ho j wl-it,ten orOer signed by tke secretary  tel, located    on lot 3, block 2G,     i,:i j Rowla.nd  Machin.  tlie city        of ; Ladysmith, B. C-to j    y.  I.   EXPLORATION & DBVELr  George Hannay,;   the above hot-el to        QPMENT CO., LTD.  be known as The Hotel Cecil.  ��������� .        Signed, AGNES KNIGHT.  Non Parsonal Liabil.'ty.  Victoria, B, C��������� M*j. 18th, 1901.  '  0

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