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 SSSBMteSSSK-  ������r=i'������ii3������.?������,>??-$3>������:if  amtmiiitt  'Jj  M  LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.  TheLadysmith Daily  WEDNESDAY; JAN.  10,   100C.  price Vive cent  VOL,-2  TOMORROW THE  LEGISLATURE MEETS  Houston  of Nelson Contrary to    the  General Belief Will be in  His Seat  Manson of Alberni is the Only New  Member to be Sworn in  This Term  Tomorrow  Legislature  Licit. Governor.  is    the day      the Local ( .-.-  -  thof     "The guaid of honor, of His Hono,r  I (ho .Ueut.-Governor    of  Britisli Coi-  the   occasion of the open-  provincial   legislature on  formally  openes  tor  session of lflOC.  * As will  Ias m:ii by  the following  Victoria report ������f  the j uiuUa  in.'ram     to be carried out,  it  will j mg ������[  1     ' ������������������       'the eleventh of  January  vill  to Mi  on  the  I.c of the usual order and In those  who have seen the same scene enacted year after year it will, I c extrur.e  ly prosaic. Yesterday's icport says:  As the day approaches for the opening of the lc-giislatuip, muitf. i'.rs are  continually arming, and yesterday  TIkhikis Taylor, member for Rcvel-  stoke, and Conservati\e whip, Geo.  S- F. Fruser, of (Jrami Kt>v' s,J-  Houston, representative for Ne!::on,  J. II.    Hnwthornthwaile,  the so-nal-  nished  by the. FifUi  Kep.iment, 0. A.  '"ike paiade will be of the strength  Iu.it! in llio King's Regulations and  Urdcrs for the Militia of Canada,.  "The Enu&id will he drawn up in re-  ^i>w order at. the legislative building |  at tt. tee o'clock p. m., and, will re^'  cei o His Honor with a royal salute,  saino ito l.u repeated*, as His Honor  leaved V..<a ljuiliiiiipr at the close of  the ceremony.  "Fav fists in triplicate,  duly sign-  will l.c    forwarded to this office  ist member for  the Coal  City, ijoin  ed  those already  in the  Crly  and sis i ed,  also    J   A.McDonald,     leader-of   the \ on   the completion  of tins dutv.  Opposition and  W.  C.  Wells,  of -Xloi- "  '   den, ex-cabinet minister During  the Session Thomas Taylor and William Da\idson  will  ma  will  ma'-e the Domiiv  ion Hotel their home, John Houston |  is  back in    his     old  quarters at  the '  Driard;    George     S.  Fraser has engaged    rooms     at lac King Kdwurd,  and Mr.     llawthornthwaite is registered' at the New England Hotel.  Sergeant-at arms \ Mr. Saunders is  Retting in readiness tor the opening  ceremonies on Thursday afternoon  and is one of the busiest men in the  big building across James Bay. Hundreds of invitations have been sent  .'<ut and all arrangements completed  lor seating those who will be present. A study of the plan of the  floor of the house shows that two  hundred     and seveuty-five     can  be  J.  A.  HOLMES,   Co ,  ,"      D. .0.  C.  LI..  In pursuance of the above order the  N. C. O's and men of the regiment  will parage on, Thursday afternoon  next, January 11th, at 2.15 p.m.,  for tile purpose of forming a guard  of honor to His Honor the- Licut.-  Go'.'ernor on the occasion of the opening of the legislative assembly.  Capt. \V. W. Winsby will com'man.l  the guard, and Lieuts. Booth and  Garnett will act. as isubbiterns. Dress  review order! Band will attend.  The paymaster will make the usual  arrangements for the pay meat \\> -.y  and efficiency phy) of the guard' !;���������--  fore its dismissal. , .  Officers attending the ball '���������-"in oy  His Honor the��������� Liout. Govern jr pud  Mrs. Nanton on tho sixteenth of Jan  I   Until   further orders  'he duties of  comfortably seated and the overflow j uary > next,  at    .Government " -.use  wil'i  be accommodated  in the  ladies [ will wear mess .dress,  gallery,    where     there is    room  for  some three score. ' 1 adjutant   will  be performed   bvCupt.  it is expected that fully 27f guests ,W.     Ridgway   Wilson,  dui'iiitr  wmch  including    the wives     and friends of  the ministers, members and Lieut-  Governor's staff will be present when  Sir Henry Joly dc Lobbinier������ declares parliament open.  Weather permitting the ,evcnt promises to be a notable one in the annals of the legislature, accciniipianiied  as  it .will be by semi-regal pomp and  iic.ty  time    he   wihlfc relieved   fio'i  with No. 3  Company.  Company officers will t.'otim .��������� m-  cient copies of re^imcmtalsta L 1% n-  ders from the acting utlptant ami  will see that every nj.ibev of. thai!1  companies is supplied with copy of  same,without delay.  W.   RIDGWAY  WILSON,   Capt.  .a 'Acting, Adjutant.,  The officei?.. commanding wishes to  ELLERIC mi  almost out  OF FDEL  Had   the    steamer Eilcric,  Captain  Findley, ,been one more day at sea on  her voyage    trowi A neon to Victoria,  she would have had to burn her wood  work to   make     steam, for but one  day's supply of coal remained on the  bunker floors when she reached  port  yesterday     morning..       The Elleric,  which proceeded    at  once to  Comox  to load  Bunker coal and will return  to Esquimau    to enter the drydocks  for repairs,  is   thirty-two days from  Ancon in     ballast      She encountered  heavy weather in which her propeller  raced considerably, One steamer,  the  Chiswich,  which  is to come to Victoria for orders,   remained at    . -son  discharging lumber, and the ship Andrew Blac!:,  which is also toicomcto  Victoria,  was also discharging coal.  ���������     -o, ���������  The     Crofton    Smelter Company's  launch,  which     broke down when in  the buy on  Sunday, after bringing a  party    up  from Osborne     Bay,  was  towed back by R.  Harrup's g-asoline  launch     on     Monday.       Misfortune  again    overtook     the  Crofton craft,  for when near the. little smelter sct-  tleiment it ran onto   a sand .bar. All  efforts     on the     part of the towing  launch to get it   free were futile, so  it had to     remain stranded until the  tide came up several hours later-  .__ o   ENGLISHMAN  HELD AS SPY  OFFICER OF  UARMOHY LODGE  HMD  military honors. '  In connection with the opening the .  following order from the district of-, meet the secretaries oi'the sergeant's  fleer .commanding is published for the 'mess and of each of the new compa-  ;guidance and information., of those se- j ny associations at    nine     p. m.    on  jecteds as   a    ~":''" fr"- h>= -honor the 'Wednesday,  January 24th  guide for his honor the '��������� Wednesday,  JDRGWNEDIN  FRASER RIVER  'DU^SMUIR'S  W1LLXJPHELD  Victoria, B- 0:, JAn.��������� Si-Judgfaent  against.     Edna Wallace  in the' Hopper-Dunsniuir  will  dollars.  ���������O-  New Westminster, J an. 9.���������Yes ter  day'afternoon about-four o"clock stur j was given  geon hooks brought to the surface of Hopper  the river the body of Frank Owen,1 case this afternoon. The judgment  the young Englishman who hasleen by the full court was unanimous in  missing since the; .beginning of'the upholding Jud.,o Drake's decision ag-  year. The only possible theory the ' ains't Edna Wallace, Hopper, who  provincial police had to go upon was \ brought action to break the will of  \. ^ n    ���������    .   , ,        , ,  , the late     Alexander Dunsmuir.     Tho  that Owen had been .drowned from a      ,   . ���������*;���������,���������( ,1. n* ���������i.. minimi  estate was estimated at nine million  scow moored at Ewen's wharf; upon  which he had been left after being J  ferried across the river by the launch !  Nii?hthawk. It was surmised that  in pulling the scow closer in to the-  wharf so that he might reach the '.at  tor, his foot slipped and he fell into  the Fraser, where in cold water lie  had  little chance for his life.  Acting upon this, Chief Constable  Spain and Constable Wilkie yesterday took a launch and went down to  Ewen's, where operations for the recovery a the body, if it lay on the  muddy bottom of the i Fraser, were  commenced. The police, however,  had not the necessary appliances for  the work, and the services A Mr.  John McLachlan and another V1 c.i~  man were called on, who dratted cv-  .er the spot with large stiKg;un hot.k  attached to ropes. . With. 11:/; improvised grappling iron th? bodj wa  soon located, and ;re iunj; all ilut  was mortal of Fraak Owen was bum  ght  to the     surface.      T.-.e  itnioius  The boatmen in Holland measure  distances by smoking. The distance  between two named points is expressed as so many pij:efuis of tflbacco,  lnear.irig f,r course, that one wouid  smoke so many pipes while covering  the distance mentioned.  -O-  Liitian Biauveit, tho American prima donna, has signad a six year  contract fot a. total salary of about  ha,K a million dollars. 1  The 'Empress pf Japan is an adept  performer on the koto, a kind of large  zither. It is an instrument which  is much played and popular in Japan.  Guiseppe Saconi is dead, .and tho  3 colossal Victor Emanuel monument  in Rome, which he was selected to  build, is far- from completed. . "Petrified megalomania," his friends have j a prescription?'  called  it.     It will  probably be corn-  London, Jan. lO.���������Mr. Joseph Ernest Geddes, a British merchant at  Hong-Kong, arrived atGrimshy from  Hamburg and came to London on  Thursday topetition" the Foreign Office relative to his arrest by the Rus  sians as;an alleged spy >in Manchuria  charged with selling; plans of Port  Arthur to the Japanese.  He states that having obtained  permission totrade in Manchuria, he  torn up, and his papers were cut up  left Tientsin last December, and upon reaching Mukden he was arrested  although Port Arthur was a place ho  had never visited. His papers were  in the search" for any incriminating  r!;:diluents, the only reply to his rc-  monstiaiices hoiiig-, "Oh, you British  me all the same, you would help the  Japanese."  At the end of ten days he was sent  under escort to the military prison  at Harbin.\; There he remained1, for  six months'. ,->��������� Then Mr. Geddes' was  placed'among a gang of forty criminals, tthe lot >'-boing hustled into a  prison wagon, with three- soldiers  watching each , man. Their dest.ina-  herki.tion, he .'  fcion, he ��������� learned, was lrkursk, in Siberia- From that period up to thq  time he reached Warsaw, the horrible  journey amid the snow included halting at fifteen prisons en route.  At ; Warsaw, though suffering  from exposure, he was placed in a  small room devoid of furniture, and  without sufficient "--warmth. Each  morning an official came in,, and giving him half a dozen lashes with his  belt;1 said ''Confess you arc a spy."  He refused and the whipping eventual  iy censed. Ultimately Mr. Geddes  was set free,, but no aPdogy was offered him.  a, rvvo  ��������� _0_ . -,   ���������  SNAKE BITES ALL ENGAGED  ''They tell a story on a certain  travelling man from our town, who  has South Dakota for his territory,  which sounds suspicious,-' said E.  K. SacK'ctt, of Battle Creek, Mich._,  who was at the Old Inn last night,  "but I don't mind repeating it.  "As you know, South Dakota is a  'dry state. That means you cannot secure a drink of stimulants unless you have a'prescription' from a  physician. Our friend landed in a  town noted for the strictness of its  druggists and physicians one day  last summer and went to a drug  store in an effort to quench his  thirst.  '���������' 'I have been  travelling all day,'  I he pleaded,  'is there no way of   securing a drink?1 \  M 'Yc's.j  replied  the druggist,  'get  a prescription.'  "Going to a physician the drummer  said, >'Doc, I'm dry and hot and tired,  and simply must have a drink. Can't  you  give me a prescription?'  " 'Not- if that is all that is the  matter with you,' replied the physician.  " 'Well,  what does  it take to get  Instantly killed by a fall of coal,  was the sad fate of William Kipling  this morning. .'Exactly how. the accident happened nobody is aide to  say definitely, ' but ,it is the general  opinion that while using his pick the  unfortunate / man loosened a large  piece of coal, which as it fell caught  him on the head and half buried his  body. Life was extinct when the  coal was removed unil it is supposed  that the blow on the head caused instantaneous death. As is customary,  fellow workmen of the deceased re-  l/urned home on*the next train and at  two o'clock ail that remained of the  young fellow Jwas brought to town.  The accident has cast deep gloom over the entire camp.  Of the late Mr. Kipling but little  is known, and his most intimate  friends can teib nothing of his family beyond the fact that what relations he had were lining in England.  He came from England to this country when only ' thirteen years of age,  and at one time resided at Extension  He had been residing at Ladysmith  some months, living at llrs. Josephs  boarding house, Roberts Street. He  was unmarried and a little over (thirty yeare of age, but looked much  younger. He was a pleaeant person  and in the boarding house was greatly beloved by the proprietress and his  1'cllow boarders. Among the younger men of the city hy whom he was  well known, Mr. Kipling Kvas a great  favorite and that he should he taken  away while in the prime of life causes sincere and widespread sorrow.  The funeral arrangements are not  yet made.  Later. It is ascertained (hat the  fate Mr. Kipling was a nephew of  Rudyard Kipling-, the poet.  Mrs. Booth     is visiting her sister,  Mrs. R. Smith,  Baden-Powell St.   q   Mrs. Rickards is apparently determined Covpu?ji ..her case against R.  Johnson, and has summonsed four  witnesses to appear at the city court  house this evening.  ��������� ���������0 ���������   THE RING  'I'he Ledger is requested to announce  Umt a boving contest between Wm.  Steele and Jack Vipond lis to como  off at Nanaimo' on Saturday evening  ne-vt. The contest is for a.hundred  dollar purse and entrance receipts.  The two men are well knownin Nanaimo and the contest will, no doubt-  be' of interest to the lovers of the  manly art. Cards giving iiarbiculars  will  be distributed   on this city in a  few days.-  - __ __o-��������� ���������.'  Barrister Martin, of Nanaimo, will  defend the boys charged with stealing chairs, at ��������� the hearing tonight  and Mr. Russell Simpson will appear  for prosecution.   _. u- :���������  BASKETBALL  The local basketballcrs, are re/nested to turn out to practice in the  Opera House this evening, to ������������������ >'���������-w  and Friday evenings.  The installation of the officers.'.of  Harmony Lodge No. Six took place  Monday evening before a large turnout of members. : Br. John McMur.  trie, D. D. G. M., who was ably assisted . by various Past .Grands, installed the following in their respective chairs. V  Noble Grand, James Steel; vice-  grand, Walter Steel; rcc. secy., I). R  llaggart; financial secy, .las. Gour-  lay; treasurer, Harry Carrol; warden, B. S McDonald; conductor, 1. E.  Lowe, O. G., I. Portray, I. 0., Jas.  Kemp, R. S. N. G., John McMurtric  L. S. N. G., I). Oordan; R. S. V. G  W. Portray;1 L. S. V. G., J. .Black-  Icy; R. S. S. I'. W. Ilawes; L. S.  S.,   D.   J.  'Uatheson;.  The    prosperous    condition   of   the  Lodge    wos shown  by    the following  report of    the assets ,   of the Lodge,  presented by the proper officers:  ASSETS  Cash in hand    $    303.05  Cash in bank          4.00O.05  Regalia '.  2"70.G  Furniture and safe, low est. 100.00  Real Estate and property 3609.05  Invested   Funds    '      J J 700.00  $10,042.15  With a large membership, two hundred    and  five,      and that increasing  weekly,      the    'members    have  good  cause for congratulation.   O- :  !,  A HIDDEN  FORTUNE  London, Jan. 10 ������Death has r<^  vealed a remarkable secret, preserved  with remarkable inviolability during  her lifetime by Mrs. Mary Martin, a  stewardess employed in the service  of the P. and O. Steamship uinpa-  ny, who died at sea while on '"3: y  homo    from    Bombay    on iuc  mail steamer    Egypt, which has just  reached London from India.  It appears that Mrs. Martin, who  was a widow, joined the Egypt as a  passenger.. Nothing about her was  known except that she had been for  many years a stewardess and that  her husband when living was employed in the Bombay dockyard. When  hw body had been \cosnmitted to the  ���������sea her effects were overhauled with  the. view of discovering the .names', of  her relatives.  The search f ailed in. this direction  but ina cash box concealed among  clothes in . a cabin-trunk was-found  documentary proof that the woman  had in the biwik'to her credit jn London the sum >pf ten 'di-jnfraiil pounds  the accumulation of tips received dur  ing her many voyages.  About thirty pounds in gold was  discovered in a bag which Mrs. Martin was accustomed to carry around  her neck while asleep, and the jewelry found stowed away has been valued at several hundred pounds.  ._. O .������������������  PACIFIC     COAST   HAPPENINGS  ATTENDANCE AT  THE CITY SCHOOL  There are in all Ninteen New  Enrolled This  Term  Four Hundred and Thirty Fi ������������������:  Attendance -'Attenc'w   -  Each Rooty  P:  iC lis  r.T>  o\  in  Since school     rc-openr-d 01   Mondi'.;.  twenty-one now pupils have been enrolled, and the actual attendance at  the school, this morning was four  bundled  and tiiirty-five.  As before     mentioned in these columns,     the banner     for. the best attendance  in     January   was  awarded  to Miss  Ramsay's room, and during  this  month will  ornament the walls  of that division.  pil.������,    nv ���������  this.      tr."i ���������-  ufiy-one, pio  twenty-four;  this morning,  forty-seven,  t ��������� n,  ������������������ ;���������'   ��������� ',,,;,  i!m.   .,   ."Li.v,   Biititi',  thirty-five, last  tenn,'  promoted bust examina  tion, twenty-five.- div. 8, Miss Fisher,  this morning fifty-four, last term,  '���������uroxa <\%v\ p������jouiojd ''jirSio AxM  twenty-two, new pupils, two; div. ',),  Miss Teague, this morn ng sixty-one,  last  term,  fifty-seven, promoted labt,.  The attendance per room is as fol- .examination, nineteen; div. 10., M1-.S  lows: Div. 1, Principal Dakin. at- ' Abcrcrombie, this morning, ->i\t t-  tendance this1 morning, forty-seven, one, last term sixty-fhe riomobsd  at close of last term thirty-five; div. ' last examination, , nitieicc-11, nca ������ 1-  2, classes three and four, Mr :Wfc~; Pi's I Lis term', seventeen.  "Donald, this morning, forty-four, last ��������� it will be. seen '  term, forty-four, promoted to higher > Divition 5, tautht  division   last     examination,   twelve, j until the elos,e  New pupils', one; div. 4., Miss Co- ie charge of .\Us  burn, this morning forty-four, last kindly consented 'to  term, forty-eight, promoted last examination, nineteen; div. 5., Miss  Morrison, this morning, forty-throe,  last term, thirty-seven, prompted  last examination,     nineteen, new pu-  Jlplfs_  oi lasvl 7 .)"������������������> 1  i.Vo'r.M'  f'ii ���������!   %'"���������  toucher of the     cla^.s mtjl Ji e  tees make an appointment.  The heating apj>ari>ti-., " hic'i v. *3  tried for the first- time IhijVec'., .3  working satisfactorily.  VE  RESUMING  ACTIVITY  Naples, Jan. 10.���������There was a sudden eruption of Mount Vesuvius today,  and the     resultant scene of pic-  SEVERE  FfBHTfHG  41 MB  London, Jan. 9.���������-The correspondent  of the Times at' Constantinople un-"  der date, of   January 8, reports that  turesquc magnificence was witness- severe fighting has taken p.ace at  ed by thousands of tourists. "j j.rec Tiflis, and that thetroops were ob-  streanis    of lava   ' reached the     *'er   liged to use artillery and many h������n������s  "Late that afternoon  the drummer  returned  to  the'doctor hotter     and  more tired than ever. 'Doc, jenn't you  give  mc that prescription anyhow?'  he asked.  " 'Didn't  you get your snake bite?'  " 'Snake  bite,  nothin'.   Why,  every  snake bite     on that mountain is engaged for six months ahead.' "  were then,    removed to Murchie's undertaking parlors in th'3 city.  It is hot likely that an in .vest  will (be held, and the uenal order for  fcurial   will be issued forthwith.  "For   instance,���������  pleted by     Q.  Koch,     who though a!    << 'Well, try a snake bite.'  son of a German painter, is himself     " 'How    .can    I get  a snaKe bite?j  an out   and  out Italian.   It was   he  r,sked -the famished drummer,  who built     the palace of   the Banca     " 'There are lots of snake bites out  d'ltaiia- .'.-... on  the mountain  back of town.'  Speaking  of what a newspaper docs  for     the  community,  United   States  Senator  Davis,' of   Illinois,  made   an  address  that remains ever  green in  tho memory ol newspaper men.     He  said:    "E.very year every local newspaper gives from f>00 to ii.OQO     trc.5  lines for  the benefit of the community   in which  it is   located.   No   other  agency can or will do this. The editor  inproporUon   to bis   means  does  m0re for his own  town  than any other  man.   He ought  to  he supported  not  because  you  happen  tolikc  him  or  admire  his  writing,   but  l>ccause  a local  paper  is the  best   investment  a community can make.   It may not  be crowded  with  great   thought,  but  financially, it is of more benefit than  both    preacher and  teacher.'-Today  editors    do   more  for less pay  than  any  man on earth.    Patronize    your  home paper, not as a charity, but as  an investment."   0   Patient���������Doctor,   I frequently      experience a hissing sound  in  my  ears.  What  wofcUd   you  advise  me  to do?  Doctor���������What is your occupation?  San Francisco, Jan. 10.��������� George  D. Collins has secured his re-lease  from the county jail by giving vond  of $7,500",' with Mrs. Sarah Mc.wrUy,  his mother-in-law, and her daughter,  Clarice McCurdy Collins as sureties.  The bond pledges two pieces of property.  . a ������ ������  The stable and yards or the Overland Freight and Transfer Company,  situated on Bryant street, between  Fourth and Fifth, narrowly escaped  complete destruction by lire this mor-  nin^. Twenty horses, out >f iwn  hundred and thirty stabled at the  lime, were burned, forty-three trucks  and wagons destroyed, and the damage done to the buildings and freight  stored in the sheds, amounts approximately to one hundred andIIfifty  thousand dollars.  section of the iuniclar'railroaL causing much damage. There arc i di-  cations that the activity of ihc volcano is increasing. The ������ruplion is  thought to be connected wivi Mount  Etna in Sicily, which is in a state  of activity without precedent since  the ���������eruption, of 1809. Mount Etna  is now ejecting red hot ashes, which  form an immense cone over the crater. These ashes are,in striking con  triist with snow which covers the  main  portion of the volcano.  PAGEANT  :  OF HISTORY  |!1  -o���������������  The Pennsylvania railroad is planting trees so as to have crossties for  use fifteen or twenty" years from now  The banjo    drawn    for at Carter's  was won by I. O. Winston.   -o ���������  Win. Telford,    Insurance agent, has  taken up his residence at Nanaimo.  The Marqin's of Hertford presided  over a large gathering in the Shire  Hall at Warwick on Wednesday, to  hear Mr. Lewis. N. Parker read his  libretto of the Warwick pageant, to  take place next July at Wat wick castle.  Fifteen . "hundred' people will take  pan in the performance, including sov  eral noblemen and leading ladies  the county. who will appia: ���������-  liO'i'sclKick-anclafoot. These;'!::1;; v-i  include the slaying of the Ihiu Co  by Guy of Warwick, 1 the building ���������  (lit; mound at Warwick Castle I  Queen Kthelfrcda, the trial and execution of Tiers CI ;vv est on, the King  Maker's card tire of IOdward IV., nnd  t'ur state visit of Quo-n KiizWMh to  Warwick, in company with the Karl  in1  Leicester.  No f;v.vcr than five hundred people  will lal-'c part in this last scene, and  the Queen wiil arrive in a coach  drawn by eight horses, and will  leave in a gorgeous barge on the  river Avon.  Lord Hertford said, the whole country would support this great historical pageant, and make it a triumphant success.- The lyrics are written l>y Mr. James Rhodes, and the  music composed by Mr. Allen lUac-k-  well.���������London     Exchange.  es were destroyed. Armenians .in  Elizabethpol got possession of fiehi  guns, and it is rumored they mats.i-  cied many  Mi-ssulmen.  St. Pcu:r.si),:!;.;, Jan. 10.���������- o.ui'u  \ on Voio:it.'o;t D^sh'.'otT, lucio;" if  the Caucasus. in a telegram U> 1 ������;  Emperor dated January .7, says' Ov.���������  ing to the interruption,of comnuini-  catiou and the- spreading of false r.s-  ports by the revolutionaties the  movement of the latter is.;,.jn the iu  crease. The ..revolutionaries. 1.A e  seized the railroads which they aie  .using-for their own use. 'Hey a. e  organizing'"'and' ..endeavoring ^c r-  ilueuce the . employees .of the *,o\c. 1-  i incut- . .The district 6f-Ti'\> .n< s  I been declared in a s;(-;-.t.f.. of ^ _< t  iinany of .'the'railroad  d'Cpo'is ���������   s  I have been diseO'Veml. . . So t , . >_l-  I tutors have., been arrested.-, 'it a  'and Armenians .'are. in -conUi-. -1 i w-  ' "vu,*" Erivaii, DagF.i-'ah^iii.u,-'alii,   v   's  G-ULL.ISLW'i)  Gull     l^-1  Group,  oi  tlm  most  t!!-S     CO-.-  ' i ,    .    C -.  ��������� iJPERlC  li������ >  ! A  la  little  mound,  with  a  '.������"'  .1-  .1   >\.   \t  ,:    iiiii.Tt  that  a  These  with grass or feathcis, is all  gtiil requires to lay its eggs,  are usually laid three in a nest. In  the daytime they are left to the tender keeping of trie sun's rays, while  the old birds bunt food. When night  falls the mother gull sits upon the  eggs until the sun has aguln cbmp up  well into the sky, so that they axe  never chilled.  "The nests are built within a.-';iw  feet of one another and there :XV  thousands' of them. Fortunately the  .:s!und is s.H'.ini vb.ilc't bv a.-tial  el.v-s1, ;-.;'.c. nio.st. !iir;.i:-:s .,.;��������� - (-. .^\ ut;  /i.Ml'i t.l-iiu-; ��������� ;vo <ir 'Krvc c:.;.i..;r ?.H  :;���������       ���������!-..��������� i. .'.1   i:'.';.-:i.'-'i Ji:~ .  "\;:; tv'.i   !.;-;: n1: Tvd  .���������;.   ; ���������'!.  1;;. ������������������.;������������������; U- of  enir^  Wh  Win.  senger  train.  Sanson, M.  P  to    Victoa'ia  P., was a Pas-  on the  evening  Look out for the jolly minstrels,  all one color, who are soon to visit  Ladysmith.   O   A. E. Ililbert, the undertaker, arrived from Nanaimo on the 'afternoon  ������������������h  WHY?  Why do we always talk of putt ing  on our coats and vests when we always put on our vest and then our  coat?  Why do we refer to the coverings of ( ^  our feet as shoes and stockings when .ma e  the stockings are first put on?  Why  do we     ^tcI^^������3      Little    Willie-Papa,   whv does the  their feet when we mean their shoes? >      ^       ^  Why,   in     olden  times did a father , lu^"7,       .......  tell his son he would warm his jack  nt-.sli1 one is .sur.'t.u;:; :..n !.;;  of shrieking - pulls. ; ::L [:  their size they p.vc :-..;t -  fore the birds are h;..\ >t.-  the nests are filled v, it', .���������������������������.  ever, the parent biros wii  tho faces of any m-u,rK.u:Jtr  a savage, fight for their  ones. ���������    ,  A.. oer  Iniw-  iuto  and  lit bio  -o-  'Patient���������I'm an  actor. rived from Nanaimo on the 'afternoon   et> wl|en  he meant  his  pantaloons?    1  .' (Doctor���������Then I would advise you to train   to   take   charge of the  Kipling-' a '()ne  get some other kind of job. burial. 1  with the ax and saw in every car?  Father.���������I presume they are put in  ! to use in case anyone wants to open  a window, , -,  \  ti'..- DAILY LEDGER  THE DALY LEDGER  Published   every day except Sunday.  ���������Y       THE       DAILY       LEDGER  C0MP1NY.  ���������~-\ mmmm* >  OFFICB AT LADYIMiStf  SUBSCRIPTION  PRICE  M oeuts  a month-,    Si  eer /ear   In  elmnce.    Advertfaiaf rate* en ap.  eUcatloa.  ~DAVID SPENCER���������-^   J  (Nanaimo) Ltd.'  WEDNESDAY, JAN. 10, 1906  ^������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������nBnnnnBnnnninnnnMBBnBnjBBiBnnennwniBnnBnninnBinBnBenieBBnwBnnBenBnisnnMJ^  'T ROT  OR  GALLOP  ���������Here is,   a problem for people with  sharp eyes. As   we know, a hors"  when walking or trotting advances  only one leg of each pair at a time,  but when galloping lifts both foro  'eet together and then both hind feet  and now the question is how other  animaU manage this matter. The  birds, of course, flap both wings together, hut which ' run and' -which  'hop? We human beings trot when  we walk and gallop when ws swim,  that is, if we are using the plain  breast stroke. The dog, however,  trots for -both. Now, do the amphibious animals, the seals, otters  and the rest, swim like men or like  other  four footed  creatures?  Then ther are the fish. One-  would .ratlur expect that, as they  move their tails from side to side  they .would flap alternately with thr  fins, which are their hands and feet.  Who < can tell whether they 'do or  not, land whether all fish follow one  rule? By Vie way how does a frog  use its hands?  ���������  The great anatomist, E. Ray Lan-  hester, has pointed out that, while  the thousand legs' such as our common gaily worm, advance two feet  of a pair together, the centipedes,  which aremuch like them, do exactly  the opposite, aind the swimming  worms also alternate the stroke of  each pair of paddles. I doubt if  many people can tell on which system the caterpillar manages its dozen or so legs or whether the adul  insect walks, trots; paces or galloi s  on its six. How does the spider  use eight?  . Altogether this is a large field for  observation, a field, too, where anyone' may discover new facts as yet  unrecorded^ andthus add to the store  of knowledge. ���������St. Nicholas. -   o   thb tar.  "Befere we earn  ayntfiehini       with  others,     we uiust hare suffered enr-  ssives."  No oneeaa realfce the suffering  attendant  npon  an  atfca**     ef  gripp,   unless   hefcas   *��������������� *���������   aetual  experience.    There is probably ne disuse      that  causes  se much   physical  and mental agony,  or whish  so   sue-  eessfiuly defies medieai  aid.    All danger from the grip, however, may be  avoided  by  the prompt  use of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.   Among the  tens  of thousands  who have used .this  remedy,  not ;one case  has ever been  reported   that   "ms resulted   in   pneumonia or that has not recovertdr. = or  sale by the- Ladysmith. Pharmacy.  OUR ANNUAL  ,S'  X-W-*-W-)^)i--X-)Z-X-)������:-& Vt  You can buy Dol-i  laps fop ten to  twenty-flye ���������  Cents  One Dollars Worth Being Sold;  in our Millinery Department for;  |ten to twenty=five Cents  -���������V���������a.-_^_*.'���������Vi���������^r������-...1i(r   y_u^_vi'_.-4/_ur..W���������y.  )M  W  W������      sT\      sf\      /ts      st\      st*s1\     sT\      si\      /T\      *Y\      /T\      SW\      /TV      /?A      *���������������      *������  JUST OPENED OUT  I PAIRS  OF  STIvAM   IIBATF.D  WlvLL FURNISHKD ROOMS  BAH SUPI'LIKll WITH BBSl  WiXBS, UO.UORS. CJOARS  ABB0TSF0.EP HOTEL  A. J. McMURTRlE, Proprietor  Esquimalt   & Nanaimo Hallway  Time Table  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  PORTLHND  JOHN GOGO.PROP.  ���������  a nvc ju IT M ' Ft   C  EFFECTIVE SATU RDAY, OCT. 21st, 1905.  Train leave Ladysmith for Victoria and all intermediate stations    at  .    9.It a.m. daily,  and at 4.00 p.m. on   Wednesdays,-    Saturdays   and^Sun-  Good tables and good' days.  Rooms Trains  leave, Ladysmith fer Wellington and all intermediate stations  ���������at  11.57 a.m.- daily,  and at 6.00 p.m.  on~\Vedna days,   Saturdays     and  Sundays.  EXCURSION TICKETS ON SALE TO AND FROM ALL STATIONS  good for going journey Saturdays aud Sundays, returning not later than  the following Monday.   Steamer Joan������������������  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra well  Stocked  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board.  Our Bar is newly CUedup and well supplied and is m cha;������    ->f  JOS. PELLIGRINELLI  This Hotel has   been completely   Board and lodging $1.00 per day.  renovated.  Sails frent Ladysmith for Vancouver every Saturday at G.OOa.mc and  returning sails from Vancouver    for  Ladysmith at 2.30 p.m.  81 Govt. Street,, Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight &. Pass. Agf  MI  HOTEL-  JOHN TCA, Proprietor  Bar  Supplied with  the Best   Wines, 1st Avenue  Liquors and Cigars.  :-: Ladysmith B.C.  1ESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street       *  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Meals 35c. and "Upward  150 DOZ  NOTICE  From     this date  the  undersigned  will   not  be   responsible  for  any  in  debtedness     incurred except on      a    i  written order signed by the secretary 1  Rowland Machin.     v I  V.: I.  EXPLORATION & DEVEL '  OPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability:  Victoria. R    C..  Msy  IRth.  1905  all and one to be relied on every time.  We also find it the best remedy for  ���������;coughs and colds: giving certain results and leaving no bad after effects." For s.iie by The Ladysmith  Pharmacy.  Best accommodation  for   transient  Mid permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  ������ This new Hotel has been comfort-  a dy furnished and the bar is up-to-  d*te. Rates $1.00 a day and up-  w vrds.  WM.  BEVERinOE, Prop.  ������������nl*na<Ic ?������������������: :������������������ :���������: '���������' Lanrsmltn  To Write a Story  of the West  that would have the true  ring to it,'the author would  of necessity require to live  thers for a time at least. Be  musk study the character,  istiee of the vraslern peopie-  haTs to bec(jmt������ one of them,  living their daily life, sharing  their joys and sorrows.  He would have to mix with  them socially and in a business way, in short be a  "Westerner " Its a question  of knowing- local conditions.  The same reasoning applies  to the "Lockie Boot'j Jor  Western Miner, the Prospector and the Lumberman.  The makers of the " Leck-  ie Boot" are Westerners with  Western    experience.        They  know what to make add how  to make it.     Its not so much  a question of price as of quality.       Their sole     aim is to  make a     better boot for the  same  money���������End  the  "LEC  KIE BOOT" is it.  (MANUFACTURED BY.-  LTD.  VANCOUVER, B.C.  AT T.   X  JONES  Our Correction ery,..Nuts  Fittits sre ail efthe EEST.  A choice stock 0f FAMILY    GROCERIES. ���������PRICES ARE RIGHT.  '  GATACRE STREET ���������   l.-XJONFS  COUGH REMEDY  Mr. E. G. Case, a. mail carries of  Canton Centre, Conn, who has been  in the L- S. service /or about sixteen  years, says: "We have tried many  cough medicines for croup, but Chamberlain's  Cough  Appointments may be made at any  time for dental work at Dr. Dier's  on High street st  THEJONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Ratee ?1.25 and$1.50���������  Free bus to all steamboat landings and  railway depots.   Electric care every fiv������  minutes to all parts ol Che city.   Bar  and table unexcelled.  F. BAYNE8, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER  B, C.  tin  THE Ml NT  ��������� ������������������'��������������������������� ���������  The  Choisest  Assortment of  Chocolates in the City.  A good line of ���������  HOLIDAY NOVELTIES  THE   MINT  ALEX SMITH.  Prop.  Ladysmith Temple No.   5  Rathbone  Sisters meets at the Oddfellows' hall  2nd   and  4th   Tuesday   at   7.30   p.m.  Remedy is king of i Mrs.   Kate Tate secretary. ���������  OALEDlllAN"  Leads Them    Ail  IN QUALITY  -:o:  R.P. RITHET,!  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA, :-: :-: :-: .-: :���������-B.C.  Under Mew Managment  Hotel Wilsbii  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKiunell & Woobank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly First Claw.  Commercial Mens' headauarters.  Eire Proof    Building.  WANTED���������By Chicago wholesale  house, special. representative (manor  woman; for each province in Canada.  Salary $20 00 and expenses paid  weekly. Expense money advanced.  Business successful; position permanent. No investment required. Previous experience not essential to engaging.  Address Manager, 132 Lake Street,  Chicago,  111.,  U.S.A.  TNC COMFORTABLE WAV.  TO FERNIE,    B. C.  Read DOwn Head Up  9 p.m. X,y. Victoria -Arr. 4.00 p. 111.  S.00 p. m. Lt. ' Seattle Arr. 9.00 a.m.  9.������ p. m, Arr. B������erett Arr. 7.30 a.m.  9.30 a. m. Arr. SPOKANE Arr 7.45 p.m  6.������s p.m Air.   Rexford   Arr 12.30 p. m.  8.10   p. m, Ar.    Kike   Arr.  10:4" a. m. '  9.00 p.m.   Arr.    Fernie   Lv.9.S5a   m.  ONE NIGHT  To ������ll Kootenay Points  TWO   NIGHTS  ��������� ' To    Winnipeg and St. Paul  Close Connections  For ' Chicago-, Toronto,  '   Montreal and  AH Points East & West  Acetylene     Lighted     Cars,  Family Tourist Sleepers,  ' Palace Sleeping Cars .  Dining     Cars (Meals a  la  Carte).  Library Observation     Cars  Through   ' tickets and hag-  gage checks to all points-  Steamship Tickets  , For tickets, maps, berths  reservations     and complete  information     call on or ad-  - - dross,   , ,  . S. O. Yerkes       E. R. Stephen  A.G.R.A. G.A.G.N. Ry  Seattle ,, Victoria,  B.C.  ^���������BnHMBMHssnnnnnnnnnnnnnnBnninnHni  I1  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor. Government and Yates Sts  VICTORIA, B C  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  3  One of which fs  the famous  ''North  Coast Limitsd"  Tickets on sale to aK Eastern   and  Southern points at lowest rates.  Up-to-date    'Pullman   and  ' Tourist  sleepers      on all- trains.  During  Car  service Unsurpassed.  -        '  Steamsiiip Tickets on sa!e to and  from all European Points. Cabin accommodation reserved by wire.  CHRISTMAS   RATES   NOW    IN  -EFFECT-  HENRY'S .NURSfRIES  NEW CROP-  Home Grown Sl  Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and FLOWER  SEEDS.  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  -ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HODODENDRONS,  ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS.    For Spring planting.    Eastern pricen  or less.    Catalogue free.  8010 Westminster Road,  Vancouver.  For     furthsr    particulars,   call or.  Phone llain 4)6.  writ* the' ollice,  A.  1).  Chariton  A.G.P.A;   N.P.,  Portland, Ore.  E.   E. Blackwood  General Agent  Victoria, B.G  PAINTING,        PAPEKMANQING  ETC.  Work done properly and at rlo**  prices. A full line of Wall Paper.  and Painter's Supplies Residence on  Roberta Street  J. E. SMITH, Pron  Are You  Going East  Then bt sure your tickets read   Tl*  the  ���������m  TH6CITYM  R. Williamson Prop  1st. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  WM. MUNS1E, Presidcut J. W.   COBURN, Man.  Director  ^Telep*rtone;46. ~\  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILL8   AT   FIDDICK    AND   LADY SMITH-Shlngles  a  Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers     of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Lath*,  Shingies, Mouldings, Etc., of the, Best Quality.  Seasoned   and   Kiln  Dried   Flooring     and   Finishing    Lnmnee  In    Stock.  1  I  i  i  4  THE TYEE COPPER GO., Ltd.  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, dOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Worka at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  I  HEAD OFFICE  DUNCANS STATION.  Vancouver island, B. G.  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual aubjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils aad water coir  ors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given in classes or individually.  MISS  BERTRAM,  Ladysmith. BO.  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  General Manager.  cTVJONEY TALKS/-  ������������������������������������������������������ii**""*  AS LOUD  TO US  AS   ANYONE.  IF YOU ARE PAYING CASH FOR YOUR   MEAT  Y"������TiR  Bf)LLARS  W  ILL   GO  FURTHER  IF  YOU  BUY FROM US  ;i  PAWNELL  &    PLASKETF   '���������n ���������  ��������� - -      ��������� ���������~~���������     '       lr^ny-i~���������^r^i^������������������  GEO. YUEN  Merchant Tailor  Ladysmith ' .     ^       .pf*        B.  C  If you like���������  A  smootli,  easy  shave,  an even,  well-finished     beard trim, a good  bath, or a stylish Hair-cut.  You will go to  UDVSMITH SHAVING  PARI ORS  HIGH STREET.  The only line now making UNION  DEPOT connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS with the  through trains from the Pacifli  Coast. .  THE SHORTEST LINE, TH3  FINEST TRAINS', THE LOWEST  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CH*.  CAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS  CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST:  For complete information ask youa  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General  J gent,  720 2nd Ave., Seattle.  HARTLEY   GSSBORNE  Member Can.   Society of   Civil  Engineers  Member Institution of Electrical Engineers,] England  Member  Inte-rnatioi.al  Electrical  Congress   at St. Louis. 1904  z&l Eftgineer-  P. Oi BOX M7t  LADXSMJCTH, BA G,  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATL1  BAKED AND FRESH.  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to he delivered at any time.  Employment Agencyv  CUBAN pjACIOR?  Iffannfacturers of the Famous  CU8AN BLOSSOl  None feu   Union Laber   Employed  fl. J. BOOTH, Prop  ..Dea era in  Pianos and  Organs.  LadysiM'th, B.C  Dr. Dier can he fouk'.l at any time  at his office on Gatacre st. >His denv  tal work is giarantecd to lie first-  class and rates reasonable st,  H1LBERT ._���������,-!.  DAILY LELGER  ���������l*^������l' ��������� ���������!��������� ��������� ������!��������� ��������� ���������!���������'���������:��������� ���������!��������� ��������� ���������!��������� ������I~HK"!"������ ���������!��������� ��������� ���������!��������� ��������� ���������!��������� ��������� ���������!��������� ��������� ���������!��������� ��������� +���������*  I  U.  Union  Brewing Go j  nanaimo  b. a^J       |  flanufacturers of^the  I  In   British Columbia J  k    Lager  iicer   ;:n:J Porier      Guaranteed   Brew  j    el from thefts.  Canadian Malt   Run   Hops   |  A  ROMANCE  OF THE  PEERAGE.  fl> , "  ^ 4 Tt*+.tfT^41ifttnTrTTTrrt-^K^f*4*4-^Htfft*t*t' - <  J LAC/SMITH TRANSFER STABLE  i  ��������� PIANOS,      ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     rdltNITUR'    MOV-  ������ ET)  PROMPTLY   A M>   SAFELY.  I S rabies in tiic reai of the Lad ysunibMioiel.,     l/eav������ onlers at   the  3 ''                                                          Abbots f<-<iii.  J A. J. WASKE.T, PRO?  r ;  '-  '/  fa  if.  i'-  ������  New year's Needs  The season ������f parties and entertainments is here with .its  extra demands upon our table equipment���������China aid Glass  ware,   Silver     and Cutlery. I I  Is Yours Complete?  If  sot,   tkese hints    will interest y������.u.  1  j i\l  i\l  '.'  M  I*  TABLE iCUTLERY  "Joseph Rogers       & Sobs    Mak������."  Tabic knives, celluloid handles, oval and square ...   (7, J7.5������ doz  M   Dessert Knives to match above, oval $5.50, square,  $6.60 dozen.  1  Ivory handled table knives,  $14.60 doz.   Desserts to match $9.59  H   Carving Knives and Forks, celluloid handles, oval and square,   ������. _ ..  v...'$2.50 and $2.75 pair.  Handsome carving sets in" cases     from     $6.50 te $16.09    set.  Table fLiaens and Cloths  Bleaclied Scotch table linens, choice designs, 62-iach,   7* c.    yd.  Napkins to match, $1.50 dozen.* ,  Irish Line* Damask, full bleached, 72-inch,        $1.10 yard.  Napkins to match, $4.60   doze*. '  Bleached Irish Linen table cloth*     2 yds x 2j yds. $3.25 eaoh.  'TM~ll  :L  F*" ������������������������������������!  A cause celeb^e.of deep and romantic interest, popularly known as the  Carlingford case, t>ut disguised as  Swifte .vs. Swifte, was opened in No  vemberlst, after apparently interminable delays, in the Chancery Division of the High Court, Dublin, Ireland.. '  The- dramatic personc in this    romance of real life are:  George Godwin Baker Swifte  (plaintiff)  alleged  lawful son and one  of the next of kin of G. M. P.  Swifte,  commonly known      as  Lord Carlingford,, by his      first  wife,   Jane Annie Hopkins.  Mary J. .Swifte (nee Clarke),      the  first   defendant,  widow  (second  wife),   and  administratrix       of  ,    the late Lord  Carlingford.  0.  B.  M.   Swifte,  the second defen-  i dant,  a younger son of the   deceased Lord Caelingford by his  marriage with the defendant.  Lord Carlingford  died  in  18C4,  intestate, possessed of considerable pro  perty, which his widow claimed,    alleging that  her husband's first  marriage  with  a Miss .Hopkins, t(hc  mother of the plaintiff,  was invalid, he  haying at that time gone through a  form  of marriage with an Austrian  baroness.   The validity of this    . is-  trian  alliance  is disputed on  behalf  of the plaintiff.  At     the  time administration   vas  granted     to the widow the plaintiff  ivas serving as a midshipman in the  East Indies.   He returned to Ireland  in      18C5, and found his stepmother'  and a number of her relatives living  at his  father's place,  Swifte Heath,  near Kilkenny.    'I he defendant  represented t0 the plaintiff and his brother that  she  had no  right  to  maintain  themr,  that they' had  no lawful  claim on their father's estate,     and  she gave them.������50 each on condition  that they would leave and seek   their  fortunes elsewhere.  The boys left home." Plaintiff's brother joined   the  Royal   Irish Consta-  blary.    He   happened   to   be in  Tip-  pcrary at the time of the Fenian rising  in   1807,  and he got a very    bad  ��������� ilncss  from  exposure  on the  mountains while scrv,.ng on one of   those  battalions ^that were sent after   the  Fenians.    Subsequently hejiad       to  leave the R.I.C. on a small gratuity.  His step-mother refused Ito let    him  in,   and he   was turned away penniless.   He died a pauper in the South I  Dublin Union  of   disease of the tiraui,  on  the 15th of April,  1871.  Counsel  for  the plaintiff, in       his  opening statement, said that the   defence had been raised  that the plaini-  tiff and his 'bltotiher, Tonguevillc,  and  his sister Julia  lanthc Swifte,  were  not  lawful  children  of the deceased,  because he had openly committed bigamy by marrying with Miss    Hopkins, and had rendered himself liable  t0 ^criminal prosecution,,a previous  b^Z/iago    having been gone through  by"'Lord Carlingford  uith   Baroness  de    Wetziar.   In that the, defendant  had stopped by a judicial act of the  Court of     Probate in Ireland, which  had declared Lord Carlingford to   be  the lawful husband  of the mother of  the plaintiff.  The' plaintiff challenged the marriage with the foreign lady on many  grounds, one of which was that it  was void by reason of a statute then  in existence as being a marriage between Catholic and Protestant, and  celebrated .'by a Catholic clergyman.  Plaintiff's career,; said counsel, was  as  interesting as,a novel.    When the  question   arose as  to   what the boys  were to do, it was decided that the  plaintiff  should  go   into  the marine  service.  He was asked to sign indentures in  Dublin  to go in a vessel called      the  Sawlingham.     . Plaintiff,  who     was  then   10  years  of age, declined'    to  sign, and  went to  his sister,     Mrs.  O'FJaherty, in London.  'Before     the  vessel sailed from Plymouth beseemed to have reconsidered his decision,  and went there with  the intention of  joining the slip.   He was rowed out  to the vessel, hut the captain said he  know nothing about him, and refused  to takc^him aboard.  After some time plaintiff was put  on  board the Royal. Alice, \and  . v_ _     he  sailed  for  Australia  with  directions  to join the Sandiingham there,    but'in   Kilkenny,   which have  since  when he, arrived the captain     again   loaged to the family.  I.  refused to admit him.  Subsequently when he was at Calcutta on board  the  Royal  Alice, he  heard    by     accident of his father's  death,    which     took place  in July,  1801.   It so happened that the Sand-  ringham was also at Calcutta at the  time,  and  left 'port   while  he     was  there with  seventy coolies  onboard.  It was     her last voyage.   She went  down with all hands except the captain and his wife, who managed   to  escape.    Subsequently   plaintiff       returned  to Ireland as stated above.  It is interesting to note that     the  very estates  whose ownership is now  in dispute, were obtained under     romantic circumstances.    Rev.  Thomas  Swifte,  grandfather of Dean  Swifte,  n   Anglican Vicar in  Herefordshire,  on   the  breaking  out  of  the   war  of  the   rebellion,   came  into  the    camp  of the Earl of Regan,  who was then  in command of   the Royalist  forces,  saying     he had nothing to bring to  the cause but an old coat.   IIe    was  known   to be     a person of exoejitric  disposition.  The   old     coat was examined and  found  to  contain  4,000  gujneas��������� his  whole Jortune, which he had  convert!-  ed   into  money.    He fought at     the  head of a troop of horse all through  the campaign, and d-/td  literally   of  want in London during the   Commonwealth.  After the Restoration, his eldest  son, Godwin, the uncle of Dean  Swift, was given at the suggestion  of the Duke of Ormonde, the estates  be-  c ,m  ts  Seattle's Great  Papers  mi  DA'LY  SUNDAY  TWICE A WEE!  * J i>JiIy Pi!st-3;ite!!Uei:c3r, i? t<r 20 PaM '  i    Seattle's Great t  *ublJ ips the tnv.^t leie'gi-npuc  '  VU >   news   from   Jill  jmrt:;   of  tho   world.     '  C J {. All tba stat? and local riewa.    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Among  the  many  good  stories    of  humorous     happenings in court told'  by Attorney Watson, fcf Pittslburg, is  the following'  "A prominent attorney of Kansas  City who was retained as counsel  'or the .defence of a criminal case in  the city named, succeeded in getting  his client out of a pretty bad situation by means of an alibi/ which the  'attorney presented to the court in so  novel a way that it was  little short  Sf  Sample rJcp'.������:. Frs*;  !  Write for ������!ic       '  a;������ Past masters wn: Take Suakrjptkns  PC&'-tfTbMJfirrSCEie CO.. Seattle, Wash.  S. P. -CC2STOW. Business Kanafw.  ' Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short,   notice.   Drill Sharpened by us <'  ways gives satisfaction. Picks hand! ed and repaired, '       '^^"'*M^  Ships mi thing    in   aJl    ita   Qranchea  Horseshoers and Genera! Blacksmitns.  R. LAWSON  Buller Street   -    -    -     -    i^adyamitli, B C  *  *  t  *  ifPHONE 66  LIVERY, BOARD1NQ A NO  SALES STABLES  11 EXPRESS WORK   A  SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  LAOYSMIT  C  *  ������  t  *  e  *  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and 3irk*n>r Sale  SEE J.  KEMP.  OR LEAVE    ORDERS  WITH ��������� \'  \  - W.CARTER,-  NAMES OF VOTERS   IN THE CITY   I  Having the Necessary Property  Qualifications to Hold Alders  niani: Position  ���������FIRST AVENUE  PHONE     6-0  W.  SILER.  GENEKAL JbXPKESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY DO*":.  ' Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  UNITED ANCIENT  ORDER OF  DRUIDS  Wellington Grove Ns. i U. A. 0. D  Meets ii. ������ie 1' O. 0 .F. Hall, Ladysmith, tliu Sec-end and .Fourth  Wednesdays of each month, cominefcc-  i������g Wednesday,  13th..' 1905.  Visiting Druids     are invited to at-1  tend. .      ,    :.'   ���������  By Order.  WM   RAFTER, Reef Secty.  PATRICK KURK, N. A-  BOOTS and SHOES  AT RIGHT PRICES  Repa'ring and Making   o  Order a Specialty j  THOflAS     MCEWAiN       f  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B.  G.  The  following  list,  kindly  supplied  ay the City Clerk,  gives the   names  of voters in the city   haviHg the necessary  property quaiificatioss  to hold  aldermanic positions, that is, insured  real estate to  the value of $5i3. The  mames having a* ''x'; opposite   are  owners of $1,000 worth or more    of  such property, and as such ai������ qualified  to fill   the office  ofMayoT.       Iii  some cases, however,  the party   nay  own enough property but not have it  registered  in his   own lami for     the  past six months,  so all in the       list  below may not      for this    reasoa hie  eligible, for a seat in the city couacii  The list will, however, be foukd useful to citizens^.generally jn deci������H������g as  to whom     the^  would  like te  bring  out  as candidates.  Watson, W. J.  Bryden,   Alec.  Brydcn, Audrew        x  Conway,  T. D.        x  Conlin,  James  Kerr, ArchL        x  Johnson,  D. T.  Gould, Isaac        x  Haggvut,   1).  \T.  Lawson,  R. ;  Uren,   A." x [  Winston,  I.  O.  Weinrobb,  B. S.        x  Jones, Lot.        x  Campbell,  Colin x  McDonald,  J. x  Thomas, J. J.        x  McMurtrie  A. J.        x  Nicholson,   D.       x  Beveridge,  W. ���������      x  McLean,  W.   F. x  I-Innter, Robt.        x  Matheson,  M. x  Renwick, Thos.  Lauderbach, F.  Kerr,  Wm. x  Manuel,  Win.  Gisbome, I-I.  Kay,   Harry,        x  Blair,  Harry        x  Campbell,  Da������.  Vavis,  John        x  Munsie,  Thos. x  Barclay,  Wm.  G-ourlay,   James.  Lynn,  M. :  Stephens, Ed.  x  . Arch.  S.  S.  II.  D.  Scott. G. W.  Ward, Wm.  Smith,' J. E.  Nicholses, I).  Davis, D. II.  Siler,  Wm.  Faga*,   ������������������  McKimiti,  Tha,   J.  Malone,  r������.  Rolle,  J.  Evans, B.  McRea, D.  Mottishaw,  Webiey,  (Thes.  .Jones, W.  McKisley, J.  Sanders,  J.  Anderson,. W.  Cassidy, Geo.  Johnson,  Gea.  Robertson,  A.  Brows, W. S.  McK'iusell, D.  Jolly,  Wsi.  Watson,  Rol)t.  Coburn,  J.. W.  Campbell, Mike  Hawoxtk,  sIbo.  Rafter,  W.  Greaves, F  Morgan, T.  Coaway,  J.  T.  Vere,  J.  Davidson,  Wm.  Fulton,   Hugh  McMillan, T.  Davidson,  Wm.  Steele, J. Pf.  Carroll,   II.  Wood-burn, Meses  J ones, D. W.  i Hutchinson.   Jaiues  Pollmd,  Hesiry  Rogers,  Johs  Pro.ven,  Jaises  Allsopn,   J.  Wright,   W.  Weir,   J.  R.  Treweek, T.  Spence, Wm. x  Simpsen, W.  tt.  Dunse,   Arch.  Ne������a,  P.  Walters, C.  Patterson,  ������.  Kerr, J.  Razzano,  B.  W.  e.  Smith, Was.  Timothy,   Grif!  Muir,   John  Little, Joha  Axelsos, C.  Hughes, II.  Smith, Geo.  O'Connell, T.  Ryas,  Joks  Ingham,  James.  McMurtrie,   John  McMillan, P.  AuclaisTois,  Alec.  Callander,  Jasies  Kerr,  John  Sabiston, D.  Sanderson,  Wsi.  Jackson, W.  Kerr. Thos.  Fletcher, W.        ;  Knight, A.  O.  Roberts,  Geo.  Thomas, D. J. .  Bickle,   John        j  fr'asson, A. G.  Fraser, W.  G.  Ferguson,  Joe.  Dixon,   J.  James, F. W.  Gifl'ord,  Sid������ey  Robertsen, VVm  Mcintosh,  S.   I.  Mills,   6. W.  Manuel,  J.  Lewis, J". W.  Gould,   Sampsen  Park, John  Williamson,  R.  Gear,  Robt.        j  Miles,  H. e.  Goiulay, Da,ve.  Berto,   Ben.  Ninnuo,   J.  P.  Gilchrist, Wa������.  Robertson,  A.   G.  Dunsmuir, J.        r  Jones, Walter  Provis,   T.  A lieu,   Chas.  Young,  Lewis.  Francis, D.  Wdison,  G.  P  Hill, Gus.  Mills, W. G.  James,  W.  James,  G.  Scarth, Gee.  Goreon,   T.  of masterful.  ^fAt the end of the trial the   attorney  was overwhelmed by congra-  tulations from his colleagues of   the'  legal  fraternity, who spoke in     the  highest  terms  of admiration of   h.'s '  able work.     To     these' felicitatlpra  there were added those of the leanii  ed judge himself, who observed:  " 'A     fine alibi, that, and mighty, c  well put!'  " 'Well,' modestly responded,    tho  lawyer,   'I myself, think it was rath- '  'i-Jer neat.    Of, those that were offered  me it was far the best."  Dr. R. B, Dier  K\  Surgeon Dentist  work guaranteed, antf at reasonable rate*.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL ,HOURS.  fSAV, GRAIN and   ,  FARM f RODUbf  Orders  will be delivered anywhere  n the city promptly'and at thelow< .  ?st possible prices.  a Leave orders at Christie's, oi tk������  Ssslanadi. ,       j  James WamocJr  Printing  Done Promptly and  WELL  A!  COMMERCIAL HOFEt  ir  MR. and MRS. T. J. THOMAS, 1*1*  of    Mount Sicker Hotel, and ef tk������  Palace Hotel,  Nasaime,  have    pur.'  chased the J   COMMERCIAL  I-IOTEJ^   os Dou)plas Street, Victoria, ������peesjte<  the city hall,  and  invite their   -el*  PATRONS AND FRIENDS .TO VISIT THEM WHEN IN,VICTORIA.  OUR STOCK- IS COMPLETE  sr.  LEDGE  1st Avenue  *y������*.  ^  IK GENTS' FUUCS  Mens'  Clothing,   Boys'  and YeutssV-  Mens' White Dress Shirts, Benin, Sal'  .erus Negligee Shirts is ffasey P������fr  terns, Linen and Celluloid Collars.,,  Sufis, Neckties, asd Suspenders id  large' van'etie*. In YcMths* Boys'' a������l  Mens'., silk n.4 Japanese InitleO.  Handkerchiefs, ��������� also is Ladiss' fancf,  silk tin) lin,e������. Boots asa Shoes m  all  Sizes.  Don't lorgst the plaee, ������w High 9t.  Next te Hardware  Store.  John J. THOMA*.  A  lamaican  Lady Speaks  Highly ef  Chamberlain's  Cougk  RsnaeWy.  Mrs. Michael  Hart,   wife of tee superintendent of Cart Service at Kingston, Jamaica,  West  Indi������s  Islands,  says  that she kas  fer some  years used  Chamberlain's  Cowgk  Remeiiy for  coughs,     croup an* whooping cowgk  and  has found it very  beneficial.   She  has     implicit      confidence  in it  and  would not   b������ without   a kettle   of it  in      her  home.    Sold  by Ladysmith  Pharmacy.  Public  Notice  Attention is called te the  fact that the  OgHvie   Flour mils Co.,   Limited  makers  of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD   FLOUR,     hare for seme time  past been producing flour in a  vastly  improved  and purified. fern  by the aid of ELECTRICITY  and having secured control of    all the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of a dvising  the  publie  that  any  orized users of tke electrical   flour purifying prectsses  will be prosecuted.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company limited  are the    only    millera in Can. at a. whoss     Floar  purifaad by the   olo o<ri������ process  msEggggaau  I,  [:������������������������������������������ $%  SB  THE  ���������' ���������������������������*������������������ -  DAILY    LEDGER  LOCAL ITEMS  FIRST CLASS DRESS MAKING  done at a Reasonable Price,  Mrs. Trehearne, High Street, 3rd.  ATenue.. )  Dr. Dier boarded the noon tram for  Nanaimo.  Rev. Father     VerbeK'e went  Nanaimo at noon.  up  Mrs.  Muir was a passenger to ""  naimo at noon.  Miss McMillan left on the morn in-,  train for Victoria.  Mayor and Mrs. Coburn went down  to Victoria  this morning.  3385a3fiBa^'i'^S?'  'R.E5EI  Weinrobe's  week .   Call  Mr.     Ben  the sick list,  around.       ,- <���������>  sale     is on  air of this  and see his prices..  Forcimmcr is still on  Ibut  hopes  soon��������� to be  Mrs. A. J.- McMurtrie was among  the passengers on the noon' train to  the neighboring tov.;n.  Mr. A. Smith, of the Mint, was ?  passenger to the .capital on this ivor  ning's train.  ��������� Mr. J. Goodfellow is visiting tin  city this afternoon, coming up Iron  Victoria at noon.  Mrs. .Charles, Peterson, of Fifth A.v-  enue, returned a   few days ago from  a visit with relatives in Montana.  ���������t-*-  Frank L. Reynolds  is still confined j  to his   bed and lively will be for another   week,  but is slowly improving  in health. '���������- ' .1    ������- u  Mrs/' Thomas, of the Commercial  Hotel, Victoria, was in this-city yesterday, leaving f jr home on this morning's train.  David Hines has bought and  taken over the Portland Hotel from  John Gogo. Mr. and Mrs. Ilines  will undoubtedly conduct a good  house.  The teaching staff are preparing an  excellent program for the concert  which is to be given next month to  raise funds for library improvements,  etc.  The Excelsior Club's dance in  Gould's Hail tonight will no dou'bt  be well attended and is sure to be a.  great successs.  SINGER  SEWING   MACHINE  and Lots of Beautiful  PREMIUMS  for the   wrappers of  SWAN  SOAP  ASK    YOUR GROCER ABOUT IT  P  E  A  L  A captain in the United States life  saving service possesses a unique set  of  dominoes.    '1 hey   are  made  from  pieces  of,.28  different  wrecks   which'  have occurred in his districi.   o   There is 'ne other medicine manufactured that - fans received so much  praise and so 'many expression*'- ol  gratitude as Chamberlain's Ceugh  Remedy. It is effective, and prompl  lene.' follows its use. Grateful parents everywhere do set hesitate to  .e&tify to its merits for tke kenefil  ��������� others. It is a certain sure foi  . oup and win prevent tke attack ii  ^ivea at the first appearance of the  lisease. It is especially adapted to  children, as it is pleasant te take  jnd contains nothing injurious. <*lr  i-1. A. Humphreys, a well known re*  dent and clerk in tke store of Mr.  ^ocke. of Alice, Cake Colony, South  Africa, says: "I have used Chambci  ain's , Cough Remedy to ward ofi  croup and eoids in siy family. I  Wind it very satisfactory and it gtve*  me pleasure to recommend Lt." For  ���������ale by The Ladysmi\th Pharshacy.  Mrs.  A; Kerr, of Kitchiutr   Street, !  who has    been seriously ill  for some  days, is    improving in health.     Sandy Kerr, is^also     getting along well  towards recovery from his late acci- i  dent in the mines.  In accordance with" the wish of the  late Dr. Jukes, the father of Mrs. P.  T-I. Marshall, of Vancouver and until  a year ago a resident of this city,!  the body of Mrs. Jukes, who died at j  Wellington some years ago and was  buried at that place, is to he. disinterred > and re-buried by her. !ms-  baod's side. It Ms unders;o >\ that  this being I 'r? last wis'i c-  Jukes', his son .-in-law, Mr. Marshall,  has obtains' permission1 from' the pro  per authorities, and the remains of  the deceased lady are to lie convoyed  at once to Vancouver where they  will again beburicd.  .    NOTICE  Mortgage Sale  Under and, by virtue of the poiwers  contained in a certain mortgage,  which will be produced at ihe time of  the sale,, there win be offered for  sale by public ' auction on Saturday  the 2lith day of January, 190G, at  the hour of ten o'clock in the forenoon at. the Law < Office of M. R.  Simpson, in the City of Ladysmith,  B.-C, by Gomer R. Thomas; the following property, lots C and 7 in  block 26, situated on Roberts st., in  the City of Ladysmith.  Terms of payment can be arranged  with ihe Mortgagee or his  Solicitor.  For further particulars and conditions of sale apply to   .  RUSSELL SIMPSON,  .'c       'Solicitor for Mortgagee.  Dated at Ladysmith this 4th day  of January,  A. D.,   1906.  A Western editor has come to the  conclusion that thc������e desiring ''puffs'  in his i'apcr must pay for them, and  has  established   the  following  prices:  For telling the public that a man is  a successful    citizen vv'h6n  everybody  Knows he. is as lazy as" a government  mule,  $2.70;   referring to  a deceased  citizen as  one  who  is  mourned   by  the entire community wlKcn we know  he will only be missed by a poker' circle,   $10,00; 'referring to some gala-  vantiiiK ;     female ',    as     an estimable    lady     whom itis a pleasure to  meet,     when    every business man in  town would rather see the devil coming,   $8.10;   calling  an   ordinary   pulpit  pounder an eminent  divine, sixty  cents;  sending  a doughty  sinner     to  heaven, $5.00.  NOTICE  Notice is ���������' hereby given that I will I 0  apply at   the next sitting of the Mil- J  nicipal Licensing Board for the trans  fer of the retail     liipior license held  by me for. the Portland Hotel,  First  Avenue, to David Hines. ���������.���������"..  JOHN  GOGO  Russell Simpson, Solicitor/  DIFFERENCE OF OPINION.  I     am    convinced,"  said  a;well  known physical culturist,   "that   the  Venus of Milo was a French woman.  Otherwise she would never have been  so perfect in form.  Look "at her and you  will sec at  a glance that she is of French     descent.    She is tall, slender for     her  height,  and   beautifully  curved,"  Her  throat is narrow  and her arms,are  long  and tapering.  In every  hue she  is graceful. j  '���������'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 the  waist line and  wide in  the;-throat-.  Her chin might 4m.ve been double and  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 Russian  she would have been exquisite  in her youth, but hopeless after the  age of forty.        She was not Italian  or she would have been  unable     to  preserve her youth. No, \eie. Venus of  Milo  was  French."   o������������������������������������- '  Ninove. in Belgium, and Christiaiiia  in   Norway,  have  established   Rcose-  eit streets.     Geneva aim Pairapro-  ose   to  do the same.  ���������   ���������   ���������     -"������������������������������������"  Fifteen thousand eight hundred and  fortyseven police constables art required to protect London and for th.s  protection the citizens pay $6,500,-  000 a year. ��������� ��������� ' '   --  48 Msn's All V/c<- Jerseys and Sweaters in  Red-Grey - Heather - Blue-  Brown and Black-Regular  Values $1.25 to $2.00  SPEClil $11  6 Dozen Boy's Tweed  Pads-Lined Through wild  Good Heavy Cotton-Sizes  22 to 28  SPECIAL 50C. PI  SBBBBBBHauHBBHMOX9iSgSBiiKmi*seB������sn>ssMis(NBntsR!3aiBB3*  20 Dozen Bay's Heavy  Wool Sfocktog-HibbBd-  Sizes from 8 to 9-1-2  SPEClil 25C.  I Walter* <&  hereby   required     to  take  notice' and  go'-ern himself accordingly.  The qualifications by law  require*,  to be possessed by,    Mayor ans such  45 persons as arc male  British subjects  iSj of  the; full age   of twenty-one years,  I and arc     not   disqualified under aHy  law, and have been for the next  six  months preceding the day of jiomina-  tion, the    registered     owner,  in the  Land Registry office, of land and real  property in the City of the assessed  value     on the last 'jllunicipal Assessment   role  of one    thousand  dollars  or     more, ,' and  who are otherwise  qualified as municipal voters.  The qualification \tj_\a.vr required  to bo possessed by , Aldermen are  such persons as are male British  subjects of the full age of twemty-  one years and are not .disqualified  under any law and' have been for the  six months next preceding the day of  nomination the registered owner, in  the Land Registry office, ������f land and  real property in the City, of the assessed value on the last Municipal  Assessment role, of five hundred dollars or more and who are other,  wise qualified as Municipal Totcrs.  Given    under     my   hand at Ladysmith  the 4th day of January, 1906.  JOHN STEWART,  Returning Officer.  FURNI  I  Akenhead  ^*   ���������!!��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������mi   i   n  'SSSoCKi  M. B,  I'M-  Solicitor, Ete.  Money  to   Loan  Avenue -      L4DYSVI 1  MUNICIPAL NOTICE  Dangers     of     Cold  and How      to  Avoid Thorn.  More fatalities have their' origin in  or result from a cold than from any  other cause.   This  fact alone should  make people more careful  as    there  is no   danger  whatever  from  a cold  when it is properly treated in the beginning.    For many years  Chambfcr-  lain's Cough Remedy has been   rec-  ogaized  as the most prompt and   effectual  medicine  in use  for  this disease-   It acts on   nature's plan," loosens  the cough,-relieves the lungs,  opens the secretions and aids nature in  restoring     the system     to a healthy  condition.     Sold by  the Ladysmith  Pharmacy. ....>__   o������������������������������������-  Smoke Big 15. Cigars.  GEO. E MARTIN  BARRISTER  AND  SOLICITOR,  OFFICE  Opposite Windsor Hotel  NANAIMO. B. C.  NOTICE  Public Notice is hereby given to  the electors of the Municipality of  Ladysmith lhtti I  iwu'"e the me'ence  of    the said     electors     at the, Uit-SU ������        hereby given that an ap.  Hall, Ladysmith, on the fifteenth dy , ^ ^, ^ ^  ^  ^  of January,  1900." at 12 o clock "oon.l^^   ^^  of  ^  Province of  for   thcjnirpos, of electing persons to ^ ^ ^ ^.^  SS^JTor rAlderrUP\or  an     Act  to  incorporate  aC-  Tho   'mode of nomination of candi- Jnany  vith power  to  acquire,    pur-  construct and operate the unr             dertakings  of    the Vancouver       and  the writing shall be^ sub- (   ^^^^      Railway Company;-  two voters of the-Munu., & aIld Cowichan Railway  proposer and seconder and  ���������e      u^  This is our Stocktaking Month and wc  put on Sale for the next Ten Days All our  Stock of Men's and Boy's Clothing at great-  ly Reduced Prices  ������������������������������������������������������������������������  MEN'S SUITS $15 NOW $i2.5o  BOV'S SUITS $4.00 NOW $2.75  Buy a Suit of Clothes for fha Boy  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  LABY8MHH  W. G. Fraser  i.;\i  Merchant Tailor,  (1st Avenue)  Fall Stock   on   hand. Call early and  get]your choice  Stoves  ;-*v\j  dates shall be-as ���������follows:/ 'chase  Tho     candidates  shall  be  nominated  in writing,  scribed   by  1 ality ,as  Stoves  We' are'making them- 01 the Newest    Pattern and Lates*':  Styles.  WB DO ALL KINDS OF FOU NDRY WORK  Our Prices are Reason* ble  SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  ���������*t-  and at LsdysmithJHardware; Company i  LADYSfllTH   IRON & SJOVE WORKS CO,, LTD.  1    / .       .NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that I will  not be responsible for debts contracted in. my name-byihny person without my "written .order ^  JOHN 6.0GO".  Ladysmith,  B.  C, Jan.   S.,   1906.  shall.be    delivered  to , the Returning  Company; th������ ivamloops & Atlih Kail  Olljcer at any time between the date ''-way Company;'arid the Midway    and  of .the notice and 2 p   ni. of the ^ [ r^noii ^lw      Com^. ^tQ ^  of nomination, and in. the overt of a    ^ aU rightS(  powers anjl pri.  poll   becoming    necessary,   such   poll/1 ,. ,  ..     ������ ,  ', ���������.-*.���������.  1  .,, ,    . , .-.      ,;,,    , iViiigcs.ol the said  Comuanies;       and  will be opened'on; the 18th January, |  lOOli at the City- Hall,'Ladysmith,"'  and kept open until 7:00 p.  m. uf inc ,  same   day,  of which every person is  WATOHE  NOTICE  LADYSMITH   W   TE<r>   WQPKS     ..  Consuuaers  are requested ta call at   the office     m  Roberts   Street  pay Water     Rates, W-twaea the JOts    asd the 25th of each month.  J, I BLAND  II  ':'   '      ���������   -" ���������  .      . SUPERINTENDENT.  am  We are now showing a  Large Stock of  Handsome Watches, Ladies and Gents  RINGS  SOAP       SOAP       SOAP  OUR STOCK OF SOAPi IS THE.LARBEST ANO BEST IN THE CITY  WASHING   SOAP  White Swan-21 Cakes$i.oo  Gossages: CEr.glishSoap)-2i Cakes $i.oo'  Sunlight Soap-18   Cakes  $i.oo  Santa Claus Soap-25 Cakes $1.00  Blair & Adam's   Special-4 Bars 90c.  Climax Soap-25c. Bar  TOILET SOAP  "Fairy Soap-3 Cakes 2 5c.  Pearl Soap-4 Cakes  25c.  Pine Tar Soap-3 Cakes 25c.  'Castile Soap-6 Cakes 25c.  and Other Jewelry of First Class Quality  B.;FORCJMriER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPSICIAft  First Avenue,   J������   2%.    *v      Ladysmith,   B. C  ���������8sVssclBn9sssscss������BSSssssssssssM^  I PAINTING   AND. VAPERHA.NGIN8  Neatly and Artistically Done  ROEDDING   -  Orders  Promptly   Executed  '- ���������   LADYSMITH  Notle  fMFtmm  Blair 8c Adam  A. HOWE,|ofeHEIVlAINUS, has opened the MEAT-  (VIARKET lately    run by W. Ward, on Roberts street  WITH A FULL ;LINE OF FIRST CLASS MEA1S  Pork and Sausage a Specialty  ���������A TRIAL SOLICITED  A.   HOWE  Phone 20  Companies;  wi'uii power   to exercise  all  ths powers contained   in  the Acts   ol  incorporation oi the said Companies;  awl  wii'a power' to acquire, purchase, construct   and  operate  the  undertaking  ol any   'other Railway  Company     or  Companies; and with powsr. to   suh-  acribe     lor and  purchase   the  stock,  bonds,  debentures  or other securities  61 any Railway     Company;   and     to  exchange the stock  or  other bonds',  debentures or other securities of the  cuiiipuny  to  be incorporated for    the  shares,  stock,  debentures,  bpnds     or  other  securities  of  any  other    Railway    Company;  and  with power  to  increase the capital of the Company  to be incorporated;   and   'with   power  to issue shares as fully paid up; and  to borrow  money   on the  Company's  j    sets   by any form. of security;   and  Uvith    power  to  promote  any  Rail-  I   ay Company or Companies, or    to  amalgamate  with  any Company '  or  Companies; and  with all  the     other  I and necessary powers conducive to the.  carrying out of the Company's uuder-  F|  taking.  Dated at Victoria, B. C, this 22ud  dav or' .November,  1905.  ROmCRTSON        ROBERTSON,  Solicitors  for  the  Applicants.  ���������o���������  NOTICE is hereby  given that a������ application  will  be  made  to  the Leg-  lative   Assembly   of  the   Province of  British    Columbia at    its  next. ses-  sion-for an Act to revive, ratify ami  confirm  the Cowichau-Albern-i       and  i'o'rfc -llupcrfc Railway   Company   Act,  itnd. extending the time for commencing construction of  the said railway,  and     of    expending    ten   per     cent,  of   the   Company's   capital   thereon,  ami  to empower  the Company  to ex-  tenfl   its railway   from  any  point  on  its  line to tho  City  of  Victoria,    er  to   any   point   on Esquimalt   Harbor;  or   in   the alternative   to incorporate  j      Com puny  to build the line of rail-  jWay set out in the   Act of Incoi1]'oration  of the said  Company,  with tho  , extension hereinbefore mentioned, and  (with   alii the powers contained  in the  Model   Railway  Bill.  Dated at Victoria,  B.C.,  22nd  No-  niber,  1!J05.  ROBERTSON &  ROBERTSON,  Solicitors  for  the  Applicants.  ���������'���������NOTICE:..''The Esquimalt and Na  uahno Raiivvay Company win apply,  to the parliament, of Canada at its  next session for ail Act extending  the ii'iiic for comuiencin^ and eoni-  pleung in." evtesision oi .is main line  to Comox ' aui the branches referred  to ia its Act oi Iacorp'('.r*tion and  also'emjfowerinjj- the Company to con-  struct ��������� and operate a. railway from  Comox to a eoist at or near Caxrin-  beii Riter also a branch from us  mais liae at or near Duncans "via  Cowirhan Valley t* Aiberni, also ������  oranch from a point at or near Englishman's River to Albcrni Cana.i  and a branch from a point at or near  Comox via L'���������umberland' south-westerly to Albersi Canal and giTirig the  Company general powers to construct  branch lines and for other purposes.  Bated at Victoria this 11th day of  December, 1905. ,  yi.  F. SALSBURY,  ;       Secretary E.  & N.  Ry.  : The lessee shall have a dredge." in J  operation; within one season, from thai  date of the lease for each five iniles.J  Rental, $10. per annum for each mile J  of fiver 'leased:'-' Royalty at the rate }  of 25 per cent collected on- the out-1  nut after it exceeds $10,000. . j  ..;.. '."' W.'-.^,iJDpRYi-������������������������������������.;���������]  Deputy of the Minister of the In-1  erior.  :^'\  ���������1  FOR    SALE  The HOTEL PORTLAND LEASEtf  Kurniture, etc., will be sold at a J  bargain. For full information apply. <  to John Gogo, Proprietor.  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING  REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal lands may he purchased at $10 per acre for soft, coal and  $20 for anthracite. Not mors than  320 acres can be acquired by sne in:  dividual or sompany. Royalty ..utile  rate of ten cents per ton of 2,000  pounds shall be collected on tlw  gross  output.  Quarta��������� A free miner's certificate is  granted upon payment in advance of  $7.St per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $1������0 per annum for  a company, according to capital.  A      free miner,   having  discovered  mineral  in place, may locate a cluim  1,500  x   1,500   feet.    The  fee  for, recording a claim is   $5.00  At least $100. must be expended on  the claim each year  or paid to  the  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  $500  has been  expended   or  paid, the  locator  may,   npon  having  a survey  made, and upon complying with  oth-  er requirement*,-purchase  the land at,each elector  who  i  ,, ' Ito vote for .Mayor  $1 an acr-i. ' ,   , .        .     r���������  The      patent provides for the  pay-  jment of a royalty  of  2������ per cent on  the Balee.  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yearly.  A free miner may obtain two leas'  es to  dredge  for  gold  of  five miles  each for a term of twenty years,  renewable at the descretion of the Minister of the Intsrior.  :l ��������� i  ���������: MUNICIPAL '.���������NOTICE. , :t  : Electioa of  School  Trustees.      [,  Public notice is.''.-ierijy  gncnV'lo,  the electors of the  iMunvcipality ���������   of.---  .the City  of  Ladysmith,   that     l������rc-';>  quire the presence1 of   the  said   eicc-:  tors, at    the   City  Hall,   Ladysmith,  on Monday,  the 15th  day  of  January,   190C- from  12 noon to .2 ���������. p. m.f  for  the  purpose of electing  two ���������persons as   members of  the board    '  of  Trustees  oi Ladysmith School,    District.  Any person being, a house holder,  in :thc School District, and being,  a ' British'subject, of the full age  of twenty one years,, and otherwise  qualified by the Public Schools Act  to .vole at an election of School  Trustees in the said district, is eli-  g-iblo to. be elected to serve as a  School  Trustee.  The Mode of Nomination of Candidates   shall   be   as   follows:  The candidates  shall   be  nominated  in writing,  the writing shall be    sub  scribed   by  two   voters of  the    municipality     as  proposer -and''seconder,  land shall,bo delivered to the ������������������Rcturn-  'ing   Officer at any  time between the  | date   of the     notice  ami   2  p.m.   of  I the  day' of nomination . and in  the event of a poll becoming necessary such  I poll   will   be  opened  on      Thursday,  \\A\c   18th day of January, 190C       at  ' the City Hall aforesaid  from  9 a.m.,  j -till  7  p.m., at which  liir-c and place  is    duly     qualified  v.;ill he entitled  tocast his  vote   for   two   candidates-  for   memhers of  the Board  of School  Trustees' but may  only  cast        one  volefor  any such  cnrirtidatc,  of which  every  person   is  hereby  required    to  ������������!':;  talcc  notice  and   govern himself  accordingly.  Given   under   my hand     at    Lady--  smilh,   this   fifth   day  of      January,  1906.  JOHN  STEWART  I Returning    Officer..

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