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 *=*���������*:  -oi  '���������S^r.  TheLadysmith  ���������Y-W^e  \i  <HV  FRIDAY, JAN. 5, I905  JL'M.  COAL MINE DISASTER  IN VIRGINIA  In which Probably Twenty One  Miners Lost Their  Lives  Parties   Who   Took up Rescue  Work were Driven Back  by Gas  PURCHASES  CLAIM 611  GALUNO ISLAND  VS.  ' r.luefield. Va., Jan. 5-Twenty-one. We. AU .ho,* of rescc.iig *|to  miners were kiUed ��������������������� an explosion of en tombed miners was ������^������ ������  mine gas ������ the shMt of the Cooper f.epcur.ng forth of M������������ ^^  mnu f,i->     ��������������� .' different entrances.    If the twenty -  Coal   Dale, W.  V. A. ,at noon yesicr- ,  dav Up to midnight only one body one men were rot killed instantly  has 'been recovcredlmmcdiatciv follow-' by the explosion it is believed they  h-ve snee un.bcd to. the great accu-  m ilation of afierdarap;since the.ex"  p'-ision.. Greateiowcls'were attracts by the disaster, and a large'rescuing party was soon atwcik. An  etcrt is being mad- to force \ the  gas ahead so that the rescuers might  enter the shaft. 'J liis will require  some twelve or thirteen hours. The  Coal Dale plant is owned-aid operated by the McDougall' C������.al',and  Coke Company. ,       '.  ing the explosion,     which was heard  for several miUs,  rescue parti-:?.- sot  Coal Dale is a mining town uituai-  to work to explore tlie wrecked shaft  ed  on   the      line of   the  Norfolk and  Western  Railway, and is fifteen miles  cat <^of   IJiuefieuls.     'lhe  n.ining  and most of the property used  mines    aie    supposed   lo  have   teen  blown  to  atoms.      At  (he thiity  p.  'in.,-the     body    of oni of the mir-.'e's  was   discovered   sonic    hundred' feet  away    from tho mine entry, so badly   iHutiiated  that  it  is  umecogni'/a-  Mr. H. Macklin, manager of Si  mon Leiser's Ladysmith store has  purchased from Mr. James War-  nock, agent for the -Western Fuel  Company, three large claims Nop.  60. 64, and 65 on Galiano Island.  It is understood that Mr. Mackliri  has let the contract for' clearing the  property to J. Miller, of Strawberry  Hill, near Victoria, and will use the  property as a sheep farm. The  land is at present covered with tim  ber of some valne, which can be  sold to saw mills at sufficient profit  to  cover the expense   of clearing  Tomorrow, on the bunker groucd,  Ladysuiilh meets in a game of Association football   the Victoria United.  An article appearing in today's  Colonist        says     the visitors  will De up with the intention of  making a haul struggle. It is safe  tt say they will meet an aggregation  equally as determined to prove victorious. "���������'.-'���������'.]  The match starts at three o'clock  sharp.    The local team will  be se-  Hail  "th& land. When cleared the property jlected   from the  following  will make  valuable   pasture land. J stones,   Scott,   T.   O'Connell,   Gil-  The claims are situated  five miles jmour, T.Leahey, Eno, A. Morrison,  north  of Mir.  Island.  Macklins farm on the  HOW  AN   ACTRESS ROPED   .  IN A MILLIONAIRE  San Francisco, In a series of very frnn't letters written to her father, Charles H. Oilman of this city, Mallei Gil man, whose affair with  William E. Corey, steel magnate,  is now interesting two continents,  deliberately states that she set out  in life with the intention of catching  a rich man. In her epistolary confessions to her sire, Mrs. Oilman  tells of her first meeting with Corey  and of the infatuation that followed and of the jealousy of Mrs. Cor-  She   declares     a young man is  AMERICAN  RICE.  Miss B. Jackson left yesterday for  Crofton    where she   will wait    on  table at the Crofton Hotel.  ��������� o  Mrs. A. J. McMurtrie went up to  Nanaimo at noon today.  -. o������������������-1���������*���������  Mr. J. J. Bland returned at noon  from Victoria, where" he has been on  business in connection with the  waterworks.  Sanderson, Winsby, S. Michie,  Nimmo, Grahame, T. McMillaa, J.  Richards.  The boys have been practicing  steadily this week and will be out  again this evening.  MAY SUE  C. DELCIIhl  FOR DAMAGES  CORRESPONENCE ON  SCHOOL AFFAIRS  THE REP LACEMENT; OF  UIDS TO     IMMORTALITY  ey.  to "run with,"  poor  "1 have been for years an ^enthusiast on the'"subject of- rice, ��������� for      I  hold it to be one. of the most; important articles of food-known to - mankind," said Mr. F. N. Gray, of Hous  ton, Texas, at the Riggs house. Mr.  Gray     is     publisher of a periodical  known as Rice Culture;' and  speaks  with expert knowledge. .      s  '���������'It- is a great pity that the American people do not consume a vast  deal more of this intensely ^nourishing and easily digested food. We.  now use about seven poundsC.per cau-  ita annually, which is, far. too little  but still more'than double the amount consumed a very few years ago-  "Texas (began to produce rice about  seven years ago  in one county       of  the state���������'Jefferson.   Today it is being successfully cultivated in  twenty  counties, and last year the crop aggregated over 2,000,000 bags, making  Texas rank second only to Louisiana  in  aggregate production.  South  Carolina, which in former times ted all  the States,  doesn't now  produce en-������  ough to be in tlie class  of Louisiana  and Texas.   There are about 10,000,-  000 acres of land in these two states  that are     well adapted to growing  this    crop,    and the day will come  when all 1 of it will be so utilized, because the American people are learn-,  ing rapidly its dietary value.  It is  also a profitnlle cro;*,  and  this year  our rice planters  will average      at  least $20 per acre.   In Japan,     the  home of a race well nigh physically  perfect  and  intellectually  the  peers  of any,  the consuiription of rice   for  kach     individual. runs  from  200  to  460 pounds a year.  "  .     :���������~���������������������������o���������-���������������������������  UNCOMFORTABLE CUSTOMS.  in mid  Apparently the last has not been  heard of the Delcourt-Libeaua  squabble. As reported ���������"., in The  Ledger last evening O. Delcourt  was fined $Io and costs for assaulting L,ibeana, and tomorrow Justices  of the Peace Stewart and Matheson  will hear a complaint by the defendant in the last case, Delcourt,  against Ubeaua. It is stated that  Delcourt alleges that LiDe,*tia  smashed the windows of his residence by throwing rocks through  them;  It is also said that Xibenea will  sue Delcourt, for damages on the  ground fthat the latter did him  grievous bodily harm by striking  him. It is understood that Mr.  Simpson will appear on behalf of  Libeaua and Mr. C. H. Barker 0  Nanaimo for Delcourt.  GJR* Wilson is not Satisfied with  Trustee's Reply to his  Former Letter       ' '  And    Believes    Board    Cannot  Truthfully Deny Statements  He Made  KIM  III  vety     foolish  young men.  "Dear Pop," wrote Miss GUnian  four years ago, "I may surprise  you all by marrying a very rich man'  That was while the actress was  appearing in The ; Mocking Bird in  Pittsburg, and long before the millionaire and his wife had had any  trouble. M". Oilman says that  Corey, who occupied a box at the  ofpning perfpnuaance, became infatuated with his daughter. Then  followed a champagne .dinner at a  Pi.'tsbnrg restaurant and several  automobile rides about the city.  ��������� Mr. Gilman asserts X *������vy snd  his wife had their first trouble when  tlie latter heard that her hus���������|ind  had entertained an actress at a  champagne supper, and later the  breach was made'Wider when Mrs  Corey saw ner picture showing Miss  Oilman stretched full length on a  couoh with a picture of Corey oil  an easel-   near at hand.  "I don t know why Cordy (her  younger sister) writes Miss Oilman,  "always runs with ppcr men. The  other day I came home mud foi.nd a  very nice young man with hc-r an.l  they infoLined me that they iutei ded  getting married- I asked the young  man if after he got married he intended living on me. You bet 1 was  hot, and told the young peopng people that that sort of thing wouid  have lo end" right there,]'  Again Miss Gilman writes concerning  the millionaire steel magnate:  "Ho asked me how old I   was, and!  1  told him that I Was eighteen when  I went   on the stage,     and thatthat  Was three     years ago, so I must be  fifteen now.j'  Mr. Oilman tokl today of the first  champagne dinner given by Mr  "Nothing       ..._       opened,ij he said. ."My daughter had '���������tneir shoulders and holding it under  eveUthing she wanted while sho'Uieir arm- Burton, speaking of his  stayed in Pittsburg. It Was that;reception at Dahomey, says that all  dinner which   caused  trouble between  ' 'Hie New York City Federation of  Women's Clubs learned recently at its  convention in* the Hotel Astor how it  might attain to immortality. Dr.  Sarah J. MacNutt recommended sour  milk as a- specific for the encroachments of old age, and Mrs. Howard  'MacNutt, who happens 4o be no connection of the doctor's, suggested exercises oi' the soul. Dr. MacNutt's  theory emanates .originally, irorn Pa-  1 's, where a famous savant, Dr- Mec-,  hni-.off by name, chief of tho Pasteur  Inst t'ltc, has discovered the lGng  sought fountain of youth in the un-  romanlc form of a microbe which  causes the souring of milk. Dr. MacNutt, who thinks life valuable amii  even worthy of prolongation, after 40  ���������explained the operation of this microbe as. follows:  "You ail  "know,'." she said,  "that  the  phagocytes,  or white corpuscles  of.the blood are engaged in a continual struggle against microbes injur-       r>0+^,    ���������,������������������    ,,     ,        .       ,  .  .       ,    ������fe     "& XT ���������.  -4. ������������������ ���������'���������-    'Rated among the luxuries, tobacco  ions to the    system.        Now. :it is a a ���������       a   u  curious fact that when the phagocy-  is an easy mark for the. tax-gatherer,  tes find tins     struggle going against j yields  a tremendous' revenue to   the  them they     turn upon jj^nd a<ttack tha  body.     When     the hair turns .white.  Dublin, Jan. 5th.,���������The only  place in the United Kingdom where  there is no electoral excitement, is  this city. In othc--- years things  have been different, Dublin usually  being the scene of riots, etc., on  such occasions.  In England the campaign is now  warming up. At Derby," where Joseph Chamberlain attempted to. address a mass meeting in support of  Unionist Candidates he was howled  down. Chamberlain was enraged  and rising said he was mistaken ir, i  appealing to the intelligence of the  people of Derby. This caused renewed uproar and all ^efforts on the  part of the speaker to make himself heard were futile.  RUNAWAY ON  FIRST AVENUE  Yesterday afternoon, about dusk,  J. Kemp's team took fright as they  were crossing from High street  to  Roberts  street,   drawing a  wagon  loaded with lumber.     The boy who  Was driving  was thrown   with the  lumber below the I,adysmifh Hotel  and the wheels of the wagon passed j  over his body, positively doing him  no  harm   whatever..'   The horses  and wagon' overturned  outside the  postoffice, but beyond the breaking  of the wagon *pole, no damage was  done to the vehicle and the horses  escaped uninjured. -  Ed. LedgerrSir, In yesterday issue igncrant and absurd  was an   article signed    "Trustee"  in which he has made  not only a their examinations to a higher div  feeble, but an amusing effort loans- ision, and  was not Miss   Milligan  wer my letter in last  Saturday's issue   I might first say in answer   to  JUST TO SMILE  It is quite proper, even complimentary to ask a lady's age in Japan  In. shis part of the world, howeper,  where we do not consider ourselves  heathens, but at the same time practice an kinds of deceit, it would be  distinctly offensive.  Raising tlie hat, when "out-of-doors,  and remaining uncovered "indoors, aire  two of the most common modes of  salutation among Europeans; tout the  practice is by no means universal.  A Chinaman, for instance, generally putfi on his hat when, accordffrig  to our notions, he ought to take it  fl; and on occasions when we consider it polite to doff our hats a  Japanese gentleman removes his  shoes. ~ *  In Burmah,  even a European, meeting the King in the  street, has been  obliged there and then,  to take   off  his  boots;  and  in Persia every body  approaches the Shah barefooted.  The natives of the'Gold  Coast not  only take off their sandals,    but remove some    of their upper  garments  as well when they desire to      show  great respect.   They ordinarily    sa-     o     _ Cor-!lute Europeans  by howling,  and  at jr  but the very finest was'^he same time slipping the' cobe from ''  the millionaire f-nd his wiife.     I dont  know anything-  ahout  this  man  Corey,  but  when  my daughter  first met *"" '.*" .    ,       ,  .  ,. ,       ,,       , ,  , .    ,   , of salute  is to strip  him     she   thought he     was a single1  man. (  "My daughter is wealthy now. She  lives in Paris, and where do you suppose the  money     comes from.      She  men bared their- shoulders at tht  same time as they doffed their lar, a  umbrella hats. Rut among some of  the African tribes ,the approved form  to strip the other man  of his ro'beand. tie it round your own  waist.  This  is   uncomfortable  enough   for  the person so saluted, but they    go  one tetter in the South Sea Islands,  for instance it is because the pha  gocytes are devouring the coloring  matter. This process is no different  from that which takes place in any  ordinary condition of ill health. Tho  disease of the arteries which attacks  old 'i'people is simply an.inflamiation."  The irritation-which causes this action of the phagocytes in the aged is  caused by the production in the body  cf injurious microbes, and Professor  MetchnikofT's theory is that by aiding the phagocytes in their struggle  against these organisms they can be  prevented from attacking the body.  He believes he has discovered a. means  of accomplishing this end in sour  milk, which contains a'gjerm which he  regards as an antidote to many of  tin! germs which produce diseases and  death.  Mrs MacNutt ta:'k a less material  view of things. In her opinion it  was not sour milk for which poor hu  inanity was suffering, but "exercises  of thp soul." Mrs. Helena Sccor  Tonjcs did not agree with cither of  these views.  ��������� "W-e have heard, " she said, "how  we may secure immortality by means  of sour milk and spiritual exercises,  hut I think we nogd ventilation mora  than either. Women are leaving our  citiLs because they d n't want to overwork their lvngs. What are we  going to do about it?"  Open      the   windows,"   suggested  Miss Mary.  "And    sit in     a draft and get consumption, "      retorted      Mrs.   Tonjcs.  "We ought to ha\c systems of ventilation  that  would  give  us air  without'drafts."    treasury of every nation. The anti-  tobacco propoganda remains appalled  by the bewildering number of devotees of the weed and the billions of  dollars that go up annually: in, the  world of tobacco smohe.  It  requires  nearly  500,000,000    lbs.  of tobacco  to  meet  the consumption!  of a single year in the United States. '  / superstition! subscribei wr  the editor of an exchange faying that  he had found a spider in his Pa.pcr,  and wants to know if it is a bad  omen. Nothing; of the kind. The  spider was merely looking 0ver the  paper to see who was not advertis.  ing,. so that it could spin its web  across the door without danger  molestation.  of  It is said that 7,000 wive* were deserted     by   thoir  husbands in New  York last yeair.  The  municipality  of Paris  awards  every second year  a silver  medal to]  the most industrious street cleaner.   0   "Trustee" that I did not ask him  for an answer, but insisted that my  answer come from the whole board  in which case the secretary  should  have signed the article designed  to  be the answer;   But I find that so  far they have ignored my questions  and ^statements after  I have acted  in an open and above-board manner  by signing my name  to my letter,  and did not try to conceal my identity as "Trustee" has done.  Why? I  because the statements I made I believe the Board of ^Trustees cannot  truthfully".deny'   and I give them:  credit only this far-for maintaining  silence- if they dont want to come  out   and   present   a     clean   sheet  for the New Year by ackowledgirlg  that-the'System that they have been  running our school by has been   a  cause for dissatisfaction, they: are at  least gentlemanly enough   to   not  call a man a liar behind a   nom de  plume and try to make  the public  believe it, if they catihot prove their  assertions. Now "Trustee" concludes his letter by   saying   "Be sure  you're right, the "go ahead"  So here goes, I am sorry that  ���������'Trustee" stands'on such slippery  ground, as the others have to stand |  with him. Trustee says that In-  * ipector Wison told the Trustees, I  presume he means the whole board;  on his last visit, that "Miss Milli-  gau might make a teacher. ,-I  c'o.i't hesitate for a moment to tell  Trustee that I believe Jhis state-  in.at to be an utter falsehood.  Hiw could the Inspector make  such a statement when he knew  slie held a 2nd grade life certificate  and was already a teacher? Such a  statement would, to say the least,  1 be very  ungentlemanly,  let   alone  Did not seventeen out of nineteen pupils pass  div-  igan  complimented by the Principal   for  the efficiency of her room?   And  all she got was the paltry sum of  forty dollars per month.    And yet  Trustee would   try   to   insinuate  that my statement that Miss MilH-  gari was   an eminently   qualified  teacher in   every particular, was  not   true,    because   she   had  not  taught over five months.    His obscure mind failed to make a note of  the fact that she qualified herself  for life before she began teaching.  I defy him to deny the above facts,  consequently he cannot be taken  too seriously.    Now, Mr. Trustee,  J did not three teachers; .1 only mentioned one before, in  lower grades,  receive fifty dollars,  fifty-five and  sixty dollars respectively, and  did  not-hold as good certificates,   while  Miss  Milligan  only  received forty  dollars.      I  intend to let the ratepayers see just who is the liar ih the  case and let them judge whether it  is you or I.     I care not whom . you  may be. ������.'���������  Trustee does not state   what  I  stated in my letter [compare them,  please] about tho Divisions. He has  distoited the facts and what he states  is misleading.      I did not say the  trustees ha I no right to close No. 2  Division.    I simply asked "why it'  was done;  and Trustee in atternot-  ng in his feeble way to explain the  ���������'why" entirely forgets that I cm  tended in my former letter that no  matter whether it was   No. 2   Division or any other number which was  closed, that does not alter the fact  that Mr. McDonald is first assistant-  Miss   Coburn  is   second  assistant  and Miss Milligan was third assi it-  ant.     I  hereby challenge Trustee  and the whole Board to  truthfully  deny    mystatement.      And I   al ;o  ���������-Continued in next Issue.-  If this huge consumption were equal- j    ly  divided  among   the  entire  popuia- }    The British     peace society is pro- ���������    ,iThis ynj.     [s m pla0C)  ain.t .^  tion   every  person would  dispose    of. testing abainst the  formation of the . whur jrQu aU-set type?" querried    a  five and a half pounds, of the product .rifle clubs as     "'inciting the spirit of j Kan-dcr-neckod young     Arkansan, who  LIGHTS   AND   SIDE  LIGHTS.  annually.   Eliminating those who  are  under *I5,  constituting  n. third   cf  the  population,   tlie  per  capita  consumption would  be'about sixteen pounds.  The statistics  place Belgium in the  first  place with  respect  to  the   per  capita     consumption.       The  United  States  is  a close second.  m'ilitariasm.  HUNG  IN MIS  OWN  COAT   COLLAR <  Ritzville, Wash.l Jan. 4.��������� Joseph  (Patterson* of Ritzville, wais slowly  strangled todeath in the collar "of his  own overcoat, wiien the balking of a  dog brought neighbors to his assistance  and saved   his   life.  Patterson was driving home from  Ritzville, and is alleged lihaNC  been      dazed      with   Ritzviil?   ihinor.  TH������ GRIP.  "Before we eaa tyrapatbiM      wifck  others,     wamosfc ������*>���������* 6uf������."������* ���������**-  sieves."  No oa������������aa  r������*Hz������  ���������*��������� ���������**-  cring attendant upon  an  atfta.������k-     of  gripp,   unless  hi has   ������������ad th������  actual  experiince.    There is probably ao disease      that causae  so much  physical  and mental agony,  or which so   suo-  . cessfitUy defies uiadicai aid.    All dan-  ' ger from the grip, howiver,  may  to  ' avoided   by  tho prompt use  of Cham-  solitary sea Hon in the Dublin Zoo)  berlain's Cough R*m������dy.   Among the  ���������Where  is  his  mate?  tens of thousands who ha-vi uswi ,this i    Irish 1 Keeper���������He has no mate, sorr  remedy,   not ;oue case   has ������ver  be������n    We just fade him on fish,  reported   that  has resulted   in  pneu- i   Atlantic     cables are     always laid  monia  or that has-not recovered, l^er   from     west to cast,  bcause  the pre-  '.salo by  tho Ladysmitih Pharmaey.       vailing   winds in the summer months  1  ' ������ on the Atlantic    are from the west,  ! had percolated into the office of the  Polk-ville Wreekly  Clarion.  "Yes,"      replie      the   alle   editor.  "This  is the place."  "Wa-al," prcciieded the visitor,  "what do the type hatch, and how  long.does it take 'em?'j  Mrs. ���������Criinsonteak���������-Do  you  remem-  l.cr  what   1 said  before I married tou  Mr.   Cromsonbeak���������That you  would  not  marry  the best man on earth.  "Well. I've kept my word haven't  I?"  Zoological   Specialist   (gazing:     at  fish   shows a few   str.'pes  andis well  covered with sharp spines.  During tho     hearing of a charge 0*  housebreaking against a numbfer      of  youths  in  Edinburgh  it  was  stated  that each member of the gang   had  promised the leader not' to touch intoxicating    liquors during "business  hours."  John Paul, steward of a political  club in New York, has tlie rare distinction of being a grandfather and  grandson at the same time. His' baby granddaughter has just beep born,  and his grandmother is;living at the  age of 97.  ���������������������������o������������������   '���������'Say, pa."  "Yes?"  "Did gradnpa usta lick you?'j  A. silence ensues,  piresently to     ���������������  broken by sobhing-  But perhaps the most disquieting  salutation which the uninitiated  stranger could possibly receive ,is  one that is occasionally to be met  with in Morocco. A horseman will  then   charge   towards  a stranger    at  h.is invested     a quarter of a million w*iere it   is   considered a great coin  in'New York real estate, and she has. pi iment when a man throws ajar of charge his  weapon  over  the startled    did  lots more than that." .        |water over the head of his friend      -���������>-"��������� -���������- *     * '    ' '  unable  'gling.  j    Rierm dog was  aroused and barked  fiercely. Its    owner   went   to   the  (door  and      found   Patterson  hanging  full  speed,   and  holding  along  pistol   from% the hook,      with  his  overcoat  in, his   hand,   then  suddenly  pull   his   collar      drawn    tightly      :n) out   his  horse   upon     its  haunches,   and  dis-    throat.      The   man  was  gasping  and  not  recover  for  some time after  visitor's head.       .     ,    , ' 'being  removed*   aom his overcoat  ECONOMY ON SPACE.  When Henry Ward Beecher was on going eastward.  Two miles out of town he went to atrip to the far west many years The Pant correspondent of the  the home of William Biciman. Ac- ago he was visited at his hotel in a London Gazette writes that, thanks  cording to the reports, he caught little mining town by a local cele- to the recent anti-tubierculosis con-  hold of a column lo'suprort himself brity, a man noted as a hunter and gross there, half the people of Paris  but uis foot- slipped and, as he fell scout, and'the great preacher was es are at this moment suffering from  the collar of his overcoat caught on pecialiy cordial to him. After the imaginary tuberculosis,  a hook which had 1,-een used to sup- caller had gone away, one of Mr. Roman Catholics flocked lo West-  port a   hammock. Patterson   was   Beccher's  travelling  companions took  minster  Abbey  recently  to  visit  the  shriiie of Edward the Confessor, who  was canonized on October 13. 11(13.  AH  day long pilgrims were kneeling  'What's  the matter���������what are you  and ships  make much better progress   crying about?" .-  "I'm     eo     s-s-sorry  for poor old  grandpa, 'cause 1 s'pose it m-m-must  'a:   always hurt  him  worson  you."  it    did  to help himself and was st ran  him to task.  The  steam colliers Wyofield and  Siain, whoch formerly ran between  British Columbia port and San  Francisv-o with coal, and were seized by Japanese cruisers when carrying contraband, ' have teen renamed  the Shimokubi Maru and Erimo .Ma-  ru. , ,  We have heard some funny- stories  about members of the craft, but this  from an exchange deserves tho cake:  "A Colfax printer discovered a pimple on the one side hir nose and attempted  to remove it with  ointment.  .   .,        .      , . , .  ..,���������   . .Rut the     phnpie flounsheh like sham-  at the rail which surrounds, the tomo; /     ,   ,    ,   ,.   ,        , .    ..  ,    ���������. _... ...      '.xock in Ireland, and soon grew to the  size of a teacup. When the printer began to investigate he discovered that  his bottle of ointment had been misplaced and that he had been using his  and offering- up prayers.  In color the squirrel fish is\ a brilliant red, which makes it a conspicuous inhabitant of the sea as it darts  here      and    there   with  quick,   alert  m  m  mm  ii  stlf  mm  ���������KZ3M  'movements.   The body of the squirrel I-  wife's  bust developor. !H%**^je.-^*Zi****iill j  >���������%*-���������-  M*.-<^f^M^U^^^Ja;^-^3"MfcSja,i^  "/-  "���������  DAILY LEDGER  THE DAILY LEDGER  Publisbed   every day except Sunday.  ������Y        THE       DAILY       LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  ���������0 cents  a month;    $5  per y������*r   |������  advance.     Advertising nates on ap-  plication.  DAVfH SPENCER  (Naoafmo) Ltd.  ���������&C  OUR ANNUAL  THE LIFE OF THE--SUN  The prodigality with which the sun  dispenses;heat and the possibilities  which arise from this prodigality  have found the subject of an address  delivered in London by the great as-  ... trononicr, Sir Robert Ball, the other  night. .  He could not. escape from the operation of the simple, rule,, he said,  that as it gave out beafc the sun's body must get smaller, What the sun  would become in the future he could  not say, but if one could goto the  sun with a measure he would find it  had shrunken sixteen inches in 2-1  hours. ������������������  i Ten million years ago the sun was  nearly a minion times as large as at  at present, and the "simple princij io  that a red hot poker is a trifle larger  than when cold must asio apply to the  , sun. 1  The', most     important question regarding the sun, he said, is the manner in    which     the heat    is kept up.  Supposing every particle of coal were  taken from the earth and poured into  the sun, how long would it keep that  orb    going.   It is     a scientific truth,  the lecturer declared,  that the entire  coal, supply of the     -world could not  ceive the sun's     heat for more than  ten thousanth   part     of a single moment of time.        This prodigality  of  heat cannot be kept up |vy combustion  there must be some tremendous force  of energy..    That is, however, an idea,  which is assuming a clearer and more  definite shape, which gives proof how  the the sun's heat is kept'.up.  The sun. it was said, by the mere  iact of attraction of its particles  g,ives us as much heat as could her t  from burning.. 8.000 globes of ecru  When this calculation is worked out,  and it is remembered- that it is not  only to'the earth that the sun gives  heat, it shows that the sun might be  kept going for 24,000,000 years.  A suggestion was made that the  execution bf the sun's energy has been  due to radium. If radium was in the  sun, as it was in the bulkof the earth  then, instead of a paltry 2-1,000,000  years allowed the earth it would be  1.000,000,000 years-  ABB  pv  H  BAR BOPl'LIED WITH BBM,  W-rNK.4. LIQUORS. CIGARS ,  OTEL  Bestaccomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and .shin, ^������ vicinity.  A. J. McMURTRlE, Proprietor  LADYSMITH, B. C  Esquimau   & Nanaimo BsiSway  I.    Time Table No. 57,  Newly fitted up ?:\d  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  CLEARING  D  JOHN GOGO.PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra well  Stocked  The New Western Hotel  TS TO-DAY  I You can buy Dol-i  laps for ten to  twenty-five  Cents '.  -^H>H;4(-^K-->K-^(-->K-^---^   tt  * *< tt- tt ****** ������  One Dollars Worth Beino; Sold  !in our Millinery Department fori  |ten to twenty=five Cents  Good rooms,     good beds, and goodboard.  Our Bar is newly fittedup and well supplied and is in cha: -  if  :V. ,      EFFECTIVE SATU RDAY, OCT<'21st,- 1905.  ..Train ieaye Ladysmith for Victoria and  all  intermediate stations    at  9.1# a.m. dally/and at 4.0O p'.m.'on   Wednesdays,- ��������� Saturdays   and   Sundays.' ,'"r 'n /    ".���������  Trains leave Ladysmith for Wellington and all  intermediate station!  at 11.57 a-*, daily, and at 6.00 p.m. on Wednt days, Saturdays and  Sundays.    '  i EXCURSION TICKETS ON SALE TO AND FROM ALL STATIONS  good- for going journey. Saturdays and Sundays, returning not later than  the following-Monday. <   Steamer Joan   > 11 . ,  Sails from Ladysmith- for Vancouver every Saturday at 6.00 a.m. and  returning sails- from' Vancouver    for, Ladysmith at 2.30 p.m..  O  86 GoH. Street^ Victoria B.C.  GEO. Li COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight &, Pass. Agf  JOS. PELLIQRINELLI  This Hotel lias   been completely   Board and lodging $1.00 pet day.  renovated.  Bar  Supplied with the  Best  Liquors and Cigars.  JOHN TttA, Proprietor  Wines, 1st, Avenue :-: :-: :���������  Ladysmith B.C.  JUST OPENED OUT  :150 DOZEN PAIRS  OF SOCKS^  RESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Meals 35c. and Upward  FAME'S   PATHWAY.  Prince Peter  Kropotkin,   the  (a...-  ousiRussian social reformer, -.s said  to ha,ve a better claim to the throne  than  Alexander II.  Harold     A.  Loring,   of  Portland,  Me.,      has received  an  appo^ntm *.it  from the secretary of the interior as  superintendent o> native Indian mu?  ic.    ��������� ' '������������������    _>  Senator Sturgis, author of Maine's  most drastic legislation for the enforcement of ������������������inhibition, blandly announces that lie is not a total  stainer.  D  pencer*  Nanaimo.  NOTICE.  From      this  date  the  undersigned  will  not   be  responsible  for   any   la  debtedness     incurred except on     ���������-'*  written oraer signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V.  I.  EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  VirtnHa.  W   P...  Mnv  tSt.h.  190S  ah-  T   He a Story  the of West  that -would U*ve the true  ring     to it,'tu������ author would  of   necessity     require to live  there for a time at least. He  must     study     the character,  istics of the western people���������  hava to  become oia-e   of UeMi,  liTiug tkeir daily life, sharing  their    joys      and      sorrows.  He  w������uld kava    to mix  with  their> socially  ������.������<!  in a bigness way,     ift      short    be a  "Westerner "     It* a quesUoei  of  knowing  local conditions.  Tho   s'aint   reasoning   applies  to    tha     "Leckie Boofj   tor  Waiiturn  Miner,  the Prospector and  the Lumberman.  The makers of the " Leckie Boot''  are Westerners with  Western    experience.        They  know what to make ani how  io make it.     its not so much  a question of price as of quality.       Their sole     aim is to  make a     better boot for tho  sarrie  money���������and 1rke  "LEC.  KIE! ROOT" is it.  ^MANUFACTURED BY.���������  AT T.  X  J  O ic 3}y'3:':i.oiV!7, N r.s  Fruits are all of the BEST.  A choice stock 0f FAMILY    GROCERIES. ���������-PRICES ARE RIGHT.  ������������������ .GATAORE  STREET ���������.   1. X. JONfS  all and one te be relied on every time.  We also find it the best remedy for  coughs and colds, giving certain results and leaviag no bad after ef-  j feces." Fer s*.i������ hy The Ladysmith  Pharmacy.  ��������� ��������� ,,     ;'nm\f   ������'n.J. .'-lut    *t- ������������������ ���������  Appointments may be mad* at any  time for dental work at Dr. Dier's  on  High street it   - tt^������������������'.......:.,���������1 . .<    .������������������    mm ;   COUGH REMEDY  Mr. E. G. Case, a mail carries of  Canton Centre, Conn , who has been  in the U S. service for about sixteen  years, s������.ys: "We have tried many  rough medicines for croup, but Cua  THE MINT  The  Choisest  Assortment  it Chocolates in the City.  A good line *f ���������  HOLIDAY NhWJCLTlES  THE   MINT  A������������X MIlTil, P*e������  Ladysmith Temple No. 5 Rathbone  Sisters meets at 'the Oddfellows' hall  2nd   and   4th   Tuesday   at  7.30   p.m.  I  beriain's  Cough     Remedy is  king  of 1 Mrs.   Kate Tate eecretary.  J. ltd (0.  LTD.  TH6 CITY MKRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  ist, Avenue Ladysmith B.  WM. MUNSIE, President  J. W.  COBURN, Man.  Director  "Telephone^.  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITH���������Shingles a Special^.  ���������ManufRcturorfi     of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of th������ Best Quality.  ^���������atoned   and   Kiln   Dried   Flooring     and   Finishing     Lwakt la    Stook.  Best accommodation for transient  \nd 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 ap-  w \rda,  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  lirylannde :������������������: '���������' :���������: 5*-: Ladyemltk  THEJ0NES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Good Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATAORE   STREET-      Ladysmith.  it  GILEDOfcl  M'  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  R.P.R1THETI  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA, :���������: :���������: :���������: ���������-: :���������B.C.  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Rates |1.25 and$1.5���������������  Free baa to all steamboat landinge nnd  railway depot*.   Electric care every fly������  minutes to all parte,, .ol!' the eity.   Bm  and table .unexcelled.,'; ���������'  F. BAYNE8, Proprietor,  ABBOTT STM VANCOUVER B, C.  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  1  McKinnell & Woobank  Proprietors.  Modern and.    Strictly First Clani,  Commercial Mens' headqnarters. :  . < Fire Proof    -Buildias.   ;  I  TO FERNIE,  Read Dbwm ,     Read Up  9p.m. J>.!:Victoria Arr. 4.00 p._ in.  |.Mf. m. L������; Seattle Arr. 9.00 a.m.  9.21 p. m, *$r'., Brerett Arr. 7.30 a.m.  9.30 a. m. Airr.SrOKANK Arr 7.4s P-m  *.������5 p.m Arr...' Rexfora Arr 12.30 p. m.  ������10'p.* ���������i.'Ar. Elke- Arr. 10^2 a.m.  "������.oo p.ta.   Arr.    Fernie   Lv.955������   m-  '    ONE NIGHT  To all Koetenay Points  'TWO   NIGHTS.  , To   IWanipeg and St. Paul  .Close Connections  Fox    Chicago. Toronto.  Montreal and  All Points East & West  Acetylene    Lighted     Cars,  Family Tourist Sleepers.  PaiacV Sleeping Cars  Dining'.   Cars,(Meals a  la  ���������;'' Carte).  Library Observation     Cars  Through     tickets and baggage, checks to ail points.  Steamship Tickets  -   For tickets, maps, berths  reservations and complete  -    information - can on or address/  S. ������������������ Yerkes E. R. Stephen  0 A.e^ltfX!. .. , .    G.A.G.N. Ry  . {Seattle/ /.,',_Victori&, B.C.  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor. Government "and Yat������s Sts.  VICTORIA, B C  TranscontinentHl  Trains Daily  3  3  One of which fs the famous  ''North  Coast Limited"  Tickets on sale to ai; Eastern   and  Southern points at .lowest rates. ���������  Up-to-date     Pullman    and     Tourist  sleepers      on ail  trains.  Dining Can  service Unsurpassed.  Steamship Tickets  on sale to  and  from all European Points.   Cabin accommodation reserved by wire.  I  WANTED���������By .   Chicago     wholesale,  house, special representative (manor  woman) for each province in Canada.  /. ��������� .  Salary     $20 00     and expenses paid,  weekly.  Business successful; positien permanent. ' No investment required. Previous experience net essential to engaging.  Address Manager, 132 Lake Stieet,  Chicago, 111., U.S.A.  ^^^^^^T  ~w-      ~\J :: &JI-/U  and FLOWER  HEiif'SJNllRSfRIES  nbw;.crop^;;:" '  HomeOrpirn Sc1 Imported  GARDEN,   ilELD  SEEDS; -  THOUSANDS ;DF FRUIT, &  tiRNAtaTAtfL TREES  .HpDODEND'RONS, ROSES,  GREENHOUSE An'd HARDY  .���������-...-'; . plants,    ; ".. r-y  For Spring ipiaatingyMJ^astern prices  or less'.    Catalogue free.  lOiO^Wes'tSimtK-'Rbad.-^Vancomver,  CHRISTMAS   RATES   NOW  -EFFECT-  IN  ���������; For     furthsr    particulars   call ot  write the office.        Phono Maio 496,  A. D. Chariton       E.   E. Blackwood  A.G.P.A,   N.P.,  Portland, Ore.  General Agent  Victoria, B.G  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your tickets read   ������!*���������  the: "  PAINJlNi,        PAPEKHANQINO  , Work done properly and at    riirhf  prices,   v A/full line of Wall    Paper.  Expense' money  advanced, 'and Painter^ Supplies   Residence  on  'Roberta Street     ,;  -^   J. E. SMITH, Prop  ���������������m**^>am������*^.*������^.������*^.������4^.>������^.������������^.^  ���������      THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.     j  \  \      ���������  *   HEAD OF-FICE  I DUNCANS STATION.  Vancouver island, B, C.  PURCHASERS  AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Worka at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  %  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  General Manager.  i  ���������i  Pii^PiHrP-ikHUrK^K^ *>H:*)-&+;-&P:te+: K^K&H&Vii-Ki&Vl^i^tePW&lif  G  VANCOUVER. B. C.  cTMONEY TAI-KSy-  \  AS L0UD TO US   AS  ANYONE.  IF YOU ARE PAYING CASH FORYOUR   MWAT  Y������l������R   1������LLARS  W  ILL   ������0   FURTHER  IF  YOU   BUY FROM.   eTS  as Gssinsf Be Beaten -  (������������������  Ladysmith  O. YU  Merchant Tailor  ��������� ������������������������������������������������������en���������iminiMw^Miiimi ���������ithiiwi���������nni  N  B.   C.  DAY SCHOOL:  ons, vpaint hg in oils and water col  ors, pianoforte and vocal lessons giy-  en in classes or individually.  ,.   MISS BERTRAM,  l*dysmili. B   O.  II yeu" liko-i-^ ������-*  -    A  inieeth,  easy  shave,  an even,  well-flnisned'  'beard trim,'a good  - bath, er, a stylish Hair-cut.  You will go to  LADYSMITH SliAVING  The only  line now  making   UNION  DEPOT    connections at ST. PAUL  and     MINNEAPOLIS    with       the.  through    trains    from    the    Pacific  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, TH^  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.  ���������'..'���������     BETWEEN  U>uai;.ii6jects ,^r^  . ^i^^^p^g   ST.  pATJL> cuh  ^^^ing;InPencH.ndcray-|CAGOj    ^^    KANSAS CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information ask youU  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General Agent,  710 2nd Ave., Seattle,  HIGH STREET,  LADVSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  .   ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED AN������ ^RESH.  Cenfectipnary; of all kinds.     .  Orders taken tta'.Pastries to be de  Uveied at any time.  >     Employment Agency  PAN NELL  &  PLASKET  HARTLEY   GISBORNE  Member  Can.   Society  of   Civil  Engineers  Member Institution of Electrical Engineers,^ Kaglaud  Member  Iute.niatiot.al Electrical Congress   at St. Louis  1904  ���������EleefrSsa! Engineer���������  P, 0.. BOX 357, 1 _ ! .     (j LADXS'MITH, Bx O,  Mannfacturers of the Famous  CUSAlN BLOSSOn  None bu :������������ioa I^aber    iimployod  fl J- BQQTH, Prop  .. ..Dea ers in  Pianos and  Organs..  Lady sir ith, B.C  Dr. Dier can be fo'-K.I at aiy tlste  at his office 011 Gatacre st. ,ill% de������v  tal work is .guaranteed f������ lie fe������t-  elass and rabe������ reaaoaaiile st.  J  HILBERT DAJLTlEIttB  I*.-*-... -c.  <������?���������';  1 > '.���������"'���������; ;���������  -At  einrobes..  f,::>:;;./:,  .A  Commences To-day  JUBmfSm  * ��������� -��������� r, * ~ ��������� ; :���������  '������������������..-..  We  have  closed   our  Cumberland Store and moved our stock here  \ic ..vf---^* * ki v*' y' x.*i������ ���������#������ ^  x * ac x- xHKH*-ae* *es*~������e^~*^*-*e-*���������K  "**���������* ********* X X X X X X X X X X.X >K XX X X X X X X X^,^^I  47 Cases of Goods  Containing  GENERAL DRY <aOQDS> LADIES'SKIRTS AND COATS BOOTS AND   SHOES  GENTS FURNISHINGS CLOTHING, ETC. ETC.  To be  Less Than First Cost  ��������� * =  *7e have no Room, so the Goods must go - * '  ..    ������#-^*&&**m*^^ X X X X  X-*-^-*-X X  XX X X X  X X X X  X XX X X X  X X X X X X    *0'0'Q:)>;.OX  This Opportunity doesn't come Ev eiy day, so Grasp it while you have the chance==-  Call and see our Big Bargain Tables and judge for  Yonrself  Made te order and Repaired at short    notice.   Drill Sharpened by us   <  ways gives satisfaction. Picks handled 'and repaired^      :       ~ : : ^;-  Stiipamittiine   ������*   aiJl    its  T3iranchie0  Horseshoers and General Blacksmiths.  :, R.; Li^gO'N>f    '  Buller Street   -   -   -���������   iiadysmitti, B C  X "  X  ���������  I  *  X  xPHONE 66  *i*a*a*a*a*a*axa*o*a;e:a*a ***-.'v ������*r ���������**������Xa^aXaXe>XaX<i  LIVERY, BQ^RPJl^Q ViD  SALES STAPLES  |l EXPRESS WORK, A. SPECIALTY.       '  DAVID JGrtN^lPf  LADYSMIT  e  *  X  X  *  Of  NAMES OF VOTERS  ____IN THE CITY  Having the Necessary Property  Qualifications to Hold Alders  manic Position  The  following  list,   kindly  supplied   Scott. G. If. x  by  the City  Clerk,  gives the   names  'oT voters in the city   having the necessary  property qualifications   to hold  'aldcrmanic positions,  that is, insured   Davis   D.   H  real estate  to  the value of $������IJ. The ' siler,   Win  names  having an  "x'-: opposite   are    Fag-an,  D.  Ward, Win-.  Smith,  J.   E.  Nicholson,   D.  x  X  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and B irk .for Sale  SEE J.   KEMP,  OR LEAVE    ORDERS  WITH  Done Promptly and  WELL  - w.  FIRST AVENUE  PHONE      6-0  W.  SILER.  GENERAL LXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WeMlK PROMPTLY Df)"*'^  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  UNITED ANCIENT  ORDER OF  DRUIDS  Wellington  Grove No.  4 U.  A. 0. D  Meets   in the I' 0. O ,F. Hall, La-|  dysmith,    the   Second   and - Fourth  Wednesdays of each month, commencing Wednesday,  18th.,  1905.-        ������������������; -'!.:  Visiting Druids     are invited "te at-  tuul.  By Order.  WM   RAFTER, Reef Secty  PATRICK BURK, N. A.  BOOTS and'SHOES  AT RIGHT PRICES  Al  Repairing and.Making  Order a Specialty  THOHAS    -MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B.  C.  THE  LEDGER  Office  1st Avenue  owners  of $1,000 worth  or more    of  'such property,  and as such  arcquali-  ���������ficd  to fill   the office   of Mayor.       la  ^ some  cases,  however,  the party   nay  I own enough proinirty but not have it  registered in his own name for ��������� the  past six months, so all  in the      list  II below may not for this reason bje  eligible  for a scat in the city council.  | j The list will, however, be found useful to citizens generally 4" deciding as  to whom      they  would   like to  bring  : out  as candidates.  | Watson,  W.  J.  |Bryden,   Alec.  Bryden,  Andrew        x  [Conway,  T.   ]).        x  jConhn,   James  [ j Kerr, Archi..        x  Johnson,   D.  T.  !Gould,  Isaac        x  jllaggtirt,  D.  W.  jLawson,  R. j  ;Urcn,   A. x  Winston, I. O.  Weinrobn,  B. S.        x  Jones,  Lot. x  J Campbell,  Colin        x  McDonald,  J.  X  Thomas.  J. J.  X  McMurtrie A.  J.  X  Nicholson,  D.  X  Bevcridge,  W.  V  .McLean,   W.   F,  X  Hunter,  Robt.  X  Matheson,  M.  X  Renwick,  Thos.  Lauder bach.,  F.  Kerr,  Wm.         x  Manuel,  Wm.  McKinnon,  Arch.  Tha,   J.  Ma lone,' P. i  Roilo,  J.  Evans, B.  McRea, D. S.  Motfcishaw,   S.  K.  WeWey,  tt'hos.  Jones, W.  MeKinley, J.  Sanders,  J.  Anderson,  \T.  Cassidy,  Gee. *  Johnson,  Geo.  H.  Robertson,  A. 1.  Brown, W. S.        j  McKinaell, ������.  Jolly, Wm.  Watson, Robt.  Cob-urn,  J. It. ;  Campbell, Mike  Ha worth,   Sea.  Rafter,  W.  Greaves, F.   W.  Morgan, T. @.  Conway, J.  T.  Vere, J.  Davidson, Wm.  Fulton,  Hugh  McMillan, T.  Davidson,  Wet.  Steele, J. W.  Carroll,   H.  Wood-burn,  Moses  Jones, D. W.  Hutchinson.  James  Pollard,. Henry  Rogers, John  Proven,  Jamee  Allsopp,  J.  Wright,  W.  Gisborne, H.  Kay,   Harry,  Blair,  Harry  Campbell,  Da*.  Vavis,, John        1  Munsie, Thos.  Barclay,  Wm.  Gourlay,  James.  Lynn, M.  Stephens, Ed.  Razzano,B.  Smith, Wm.  Timothy,   Griff.  Muir,   John  Little,  John  Axelson, C.  Hughes,  II.  Smith,  Geo.  O'Connell, T.  Ryan,  John  Ingham,  James.  McMurtrie,   John  McMillan, P.  Auchinvole,   Alec.  Callander,   James  Kerr,   John  Sabistcn,  D.  Sanderson,  Wm.  Jackson,  W.  Kerr, Thos.  Fletcher,  W. x  Knight,  A.   O.  Roberts,  Geo.  Thomas,  I). J.  Biokle,   John 1  Wasson,  A. e>.  Fraser,  W.  Q.  Ferguson,   Jee.  Dixon,   J.  x  X  X  Weir,  J.  R.  Treweek, T.  Speaea, ,1fen.;       x  Simpsen,; If. ���������>..'  Duae������,  Arch.  Noon, P.  Walters, ���������.  Patterson,  1.  Kerr, J.  Jamas, F. W.  Giflq-rd,  Siskey  Robertnoa, Wm  MelnfeoeJi,  S.  I.  Mills,  C. XI.  Manuel,  J.  Lewis, J. W.  Gould, Samasen  Park, Joha  Williamson, R.  Gear,  Robt.        x  Miles,  H. .0.  Gourlay, Dave.  BorCo,  Be*.  Nimmo,  J.  P.  Gilchrist, Wm.  Robertson,  A.  G.  Dunsmuir,  J.        x  Jones, Walter  Pro vis,  T.  Allen,   ������has.  Yeung,  Lewis.  Francis, D.  Wiilssn,  G- R.  Hill, Gus.  Mills, Jf. G.  James, W.  James, G.  Scartti, Gee. ���������  Garden, T.  ..^ji  ������...  :ill  Public  Notice  Attention to called te ifce Tact that tB������  Ogilvie   Flour Hills Co,   Limited  mafcwe of ROYAL HfcUSBHOLD   KteJOR,     ftare foj sanM tinte  past been pradhclhg fcsnr in a  Tastly lm>rOYed and parifled farm  by the aid of ELECTRICITY  and haTing seenre'd control of   all the bfStip patents EeJhvting -Shere-  to. take this opportunity of a dvteing the ptrh'He *Meat any fc '? '  JsWDSJBBBBWSBSSa^:-.  orized users of the electrical fleur purifying preeesses will be prosecuted.  Oifilvie Fl������nr Millg Company Limit*���������*  are fJrxe    oaly    aaitlara ia Caatsdat Wk^aa     Tlouv  s purified by th������   ������l8o*ri������ praaass  1% ^,-'*Jj.v������i.-J.'i V- ��������� Wl-u''  ,y.<^;J3^^U*^i>-^^^-*-*---r"���������ir"���������*^^'4"���������  "1  ^  .������  *  THR    DAILY    LEDGER  tie  LOCAL ITEMS  FIRST   CLASS DRESS MAKING  done at a Reasonable Price,  Mrs. Trehearne,    High Street, 3rd.  Avenue.  )  Smdhe Big B. Cigars.      >-  %m-m*im  Mr. J.   McNeil returned at noon  from a visit down the line.  Miss H. Beveridge left for Vancouver today after a fortnignts visit  with her parents. Mrs. Beveridge  accompanied her daughter to Nanaimo.  ��������� ���������o ���������  Eastern Oysters Just Arrived,  Blair & Adam's;  at  ,7v     ,    J������Eastern Oysters Just Arrived,  at  Blair & Adam's.   ���������o ������������������  January      magazines  now  in       at  Knights.  This is the last week of. the Sutherland Sisters at tho '.' Drug Store.  Ladies who have not yet seen' them  should do so. ' :  CROCKERY  CHINA SETS AND  CUT GLASS SETS-  JC  X'  Of pood Make  Handsome Patterns  <, .������ ...'���������',  At Reasonable  The Ladysmith Hardware Co. Ltd.  Mrs. J. Wauless went up to Nanaimo at noon today.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  We've  placed Every Qdd  and End we have in the store  on Our Remnant Table  ������������������������������������������������������*������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Prices run about Half Regular and less���������ITi fact Any  Price that we think will Move  Them  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Mr.X- McKinnon, who has been  c_ visiting his parents in town, left for  Revelstoke at noon.  ,~~r^ ���������  Diaries  store.  for    1906at   Knii-glit'sB >oV:  Smoke Little B Cigar.  COMMERCIAL HOlfL  m%       m\%       tt%      m%       SSa       m%      Stt  MR. and/MRS. T. J. THOMAS, late  of   Mount Sicker Hotel, and of the  Palace Hotel',' Nanaimo,  have.-��������� pur- '  chased the   COMMERCIAL  HOTEL--���������  on Douglas Street, Victoria, opposite  the city   hall,   and invite their    old  PATRONS AND FRIENDS ,TQ. VISIT THEM WHEN IN VICTORIA.  Smoke Little B Cigar.  A  Jamaican Lady Speaks'.Highly.-of.  Chamiberlain's  Cough  Remedy.   :  Mrs.  Michael  Hart,  wife  of  the superintendent of  Cart Service at Kingston,  Jamaica,  West Indies Islands,  says   that she has  for some  years used  Chamiberlain's  Cough. Remedy  for  coughs,      croup and whooping cough  and has found  it very  beneficial.   She  has      implicit      confidence  in it  and  would not  be without   a bpttle  of it  in      her  home.    Sold  by Ladysmith  Pharmacy.  New Year's Needs  The season of parties and entertainment .is here-with its  extra demands up.cn our table equipment���������China aad Glass  ware,   Silver    and  Cutlerr.  Is Your's Complete?  these hints,    will interest yen.  CUTLERY  "Joseph Rogers ' *  Sons    Make."  Table knives, celluloid handles, oval and square ...    W, $7.59 doz  Dessert Knives to match above,  oval $5.50, square,  $������.00 dozen.  Ivory handled table knives,   $14.00 doz.    Desserts to match $������.50  Carving Knivesand Forks, celluloid handles, oval and square,    52.50 and $2.75 pair.  Handsome carving sets in   cases      from     $6.Ct t# Jlft.Oi     net.  Table Linens and Cloths  Bleached Scotch table linen s, choice designs, 82-inch,   76 :������.    yd  Napkins to match,  $1.50 dozen. '.  Irish Linen Damask, full bleached,- 72-incb, $1.19 yard.  Napkins-to  mat?.h,   $4.00    dozen.  Bleached .Irish Linen table   cloths     2 rds x 2������  yds, $3.25 each.  IS.*-���������.���������?.'.-\ ^'  I,.it-  ������?A  0  *���������<������    ��������� -r-il  S*'"���������_ *x  ������   .-.-.::������������������.   .. .., .   .  5 ami lOc. Each  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Take a look through Them  It Will Pay You  WaSters &  Akenhead  hereby   required    to  lake notice and  po*. ernhimself accordingly.  The qualifications by law required,  to be possessed by Mayor are such  persons as are male British subjects  of the i full' age of twenty-one years,  and are not disqualified under any  law, and have been for the next six  montlis preceding the day of nomination, the "registered* owner, in the  Land Registry office, of land and real  properly in the City of the assessed-  value on- the last '-Municipal Assessment  - role  of orne    thousand  dollars  1 or more, and who are otherwise  qualified as municipal voters.  The qualification by law required  to be possessed hy Aldermen are  such persons as are male British  subjects of the full age of twenty-  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, >af 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 voters.  Given    under,   my   hand 'at.'Lady-.  smith  the 4th day ������f January, 1906.  JOHN STEWART,  Returning Officer.  KL B,  '..���������?<  m  t Avenue  vim*  Solicitor,  Ete.  Money  to   Loan  - ;   UDYSVI i  MUNICIPAL NOTICE  Public Notice is hereby giv.n to  the electors of the Municipaiuy of  Ladysmith that 1 ii-qu'ic thi*. presence  of the said electors at the City  Hall, Ladysmith, on. the fifteenth day  Dangers - of     Cold  and How      to  Avoid Them.  More fatalities have their origin in  Of: 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 Chamberlain'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.  ���������   ���������   i. O   '       .   ' J  C'1  Smoke Big B.  Cigars.  GEO. E MARTIN  BARRISTER  AND  SOLICITOR,'  OFFICE  Opposite ,Windsor Hotel  NANAIMO. B. C  NOTICE  of January, 1 HOC, at 12 o'clock noon  for the purpose of electing persons to  represent them in the Municipal  ' Council.'as'Mayor and Aldermen.- v  (The mode of nomination of candidates shall be as follows:  The      candid ales   shall   be r.onvinat-ed  NOTICE is hereby girtn that an application will be made to the Legislative Assembly of the Province af  British Columbia, at its next session  for. an -Act to incorporate a Ce������-  nany with power ta acqaire, purr  chase, construct and operate the un-  shalTi* sub- ^takings  of    the Vancoufer      aad  in writing, the writing     .      ��������� --     .     , .oast_Kootenay     Railway Company;  S1f(la ? ~ ^d0 c   ndef and W Alberni     and Co*ichaa Railway  shall'lT   deliver^  to" tho'Rotoihg company; the Kamloops * -Atlin-Raii  Officer at anv time between the date ^ay Company; and the Midway    and  of ,the notice and 2 p. m: of the day  of nomination., and in the event of. a  I LAC /SMITH TRANSFER STABLE  X  PIANOS,      ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     FCRNITURF'MOV-  T UD PROMPTLY  A   ND  SAFELY.  Stables'in the rear of the Lai'       ysmith hotel.     Leave orders at   the  Abbots ford.       .  A. J. WASKET, PROP  ^NOTICE  If you     wish ta leara how to care  for the hair, call aad meet the Sutherland     Sisters at  the     Ladysmith  Pharmaey.  ^uch  [ Jan  City  Hall; Ladysmith,  f noil    becoming    necessary,  twill be'opened'on/the   18th January,  j 'eruon Railway  Company'; aad to ac-  poll quire a11 tne rights, powers and prl-  m. offhe  viliges of the said. Companies;      and  with   power   to exercise  all   the pow  ers contained  in the Acts  ol Incbr-  -I  LADYSMITH   Wv  Consumers are requested to call at  pay Water     Rates, iftween the lOtli  1ER   WORKS  the  office     on  Roberts   Street  and  and the 25th of each month.  J. I BLAND  SUPERINTEND ENT  WATCHE  We are now showing a  Large Stock of  Handsome Watches, Ladies and Gents.  RINGS  *^8iaaaa*aatotec^rrg!frM3't������^  !3SS9i  KUUUE T  On*^ Price  One; C^ueility-  TheS  50c a lbr-5 lbs. for $2,25 ""^  ne  rice  Otn^ ������������������Quality-  I PAINTING  AND  PAPERHANGING  190G   at the  and kept open u,,ul 7,0Cjj^/"������������������^'- ^0^^ 0f the said. Companies; and  same    day,   of winch  every  person lS_iwifch power ^ a^uire> purch^ef Con.  struct  and  operate the undertaking  of any    other Railway  Company    or  Companies; and with power to   sub-  o*cribe    for and  purchase  the stock,  bonds, debentures or other securities  of any Railway     Company;   and     ta  exchange the stock or  other bonds,  debentures or other securities of the  cornp.any. to  be incorporated  for   the  shares,  stock,  debentures,  bonds     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  sets by any form of security; and  with power to promote any Railway Company or Companies, or to  amalgamate with any Company or  Companies; and with all the other  and necessary powers conducive to the  carrying out of the Company's undertaking.  Dated at Victoria, B. C, this 22nd  day of November,  1905.  ROBERTSON        ROBERTSON,  Solicitors  for  the  Applicants.  and Other Jewelry of First Class Quality  ~^ bTfORCIMH ER  WATCHMAKER,  JEWELER, OPTICIAN  First Avenue,   X   X   X      Lacly&mith,   B. C  ������������������������������������������������������������������������  We have only a few Furs left and  arc felling these at  20 Per  off regular price  secure your  SIMON LEISER&COLtd.  GATAORE ST  LADYSMITH  W.GFraser  Merchant Tailor,  (ist Avenue)  Fall Stock   on  hand. Call early and  get your choice  Stoves  Stoves  We are-making them 01 ths Newest    Pattern and Latest  t ..     . i       o   Styles.  W^ DO ALL KINDS OF FOU NDRY WORK ���������>-  v.i Oar .Prices are Reason* hie   .  SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  i      and at Ltdysmilh^HardwareXcmpany  LADVSlilTH   IRQN & STOV E WORKS CO ^LTD.  ; NOTICE: ffhe Esquimalt and N������  uaiuio Railway Company win apply  to tlie pariiameal of Canada at its  ae.\l session' tor an "; Act extending  the Unit ior comu cueing and completing a������ atteaaion of its mainline  to Comox and the branches rcleared  to in it! -' Act 9t Ineorporatioii aad  also emjowefing the Company te co������-  itrutt and;, operate a railway from  Comox to a- point at or near Caiais*-  beii Hirer . also a branch (rent us  main line at at near Dnnaans yia  Cowichan Valley ta Alberni. aleo a  oranch from a point at.or aear Enj;-  lishman's River to Alberni Canal  aud a branch irom a paint at or near  Cornea Tia ;|. Cuml������riand south-westerly to Alberni Canal and giving the  Company general powers to construet  branch lines    and for ether purposes.  Dated at Victoria tfcis H*h ,day of  December, 198*.;  W. F. SALSBURY,  Secretary E. & N. Ry.  The lessee, sha.ll have a dredge in  operation within one season from the  dnte ef the lease for each five miles.  Rental, $10 per annum for each mile  of river teased. Royalty at the rate  of 2J, per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  W-.--W.-"CORT,  Deputy of the Minister  of   the In'  wrlor. '  FOR   SALE  The HOTEL PORTLAND LEASE,  .Furniture,,-etc.,. will be sold at a  bargain. For full information apply  to John Gogo, Proprietor.  HAV, GRAIN an  TARMPRODUtf  Neatly and Artistically Done  S. ROEDDING  Orders  Promptly   Executed      LADYSSVHTH  Notice  NOTICE is hereby given that an application will be made .to the Leg-  lative Assembly of the Province of  British Columbia at its next. session for an Act to revive, .ratify and  confirm the Cowichan-Alberni ��������� and  Fort Rupert Railway Company Act,  and extending the time for commencing construction of the said railway,  and     of    expending    ten   per     cent.  jof   the   Connelly's   capital   thereon,  and  to empower the  Company to ex-  50c. a lb ���������5 ins. $2.25  lair <& Adam  ,   ,.       R(?r-\T    'tend   its  railway   from  any  point  on  A.HOWE,|ofCHEft|AINUS, has opened the IViliAI-..(s lineto the City of VictorJlli _M  MARKET lately   run by W. Ward, on Roberts street  WITH A FULL ]UNE OF FIRST CLASS MEA1S  Pcik and Sausage a 5pedalty  A TRIAL SOLICITED  A.   HOWE  Phone 20  ty ot victoria, . er  to any point on Esquimalt Harbor;  or in the altentative to incorporate  a Company to build the line ef railway set out in the Act of Incorporation of the said Company, with the  extension hereinbefore mentioned, and  with all-the powers oontained in the  Model Railway Bill.  Dated at Victoria, B.C., 22nd No-  mbcr,   1905.  ROBERTSON &   ROBERTSON,  Solicitors for  the  Applicant^  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal'lands may be purchased at $10 per acre for soft coal' and  $20 for anthracite. Not more than  320 acres can be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the  rate of ten cents per ton of 2,000  peunde shall' be collected on the  gross output.. .  Quartz���������A' free miner's certificate is  granted upon- payment .in advance of  $7.59 per aimum for an individual,  aad from $50-to $100 per a������num for  a company, according to capital.  A free miner, having discovered  mineral' in place, may locate a claim  1,500 x 1,500 feet. The lee for recording a claim is $5.00  At lea$t $100 must'be expended on  the claim each' year or paid to the  mining recorder jja lieu thereof. When  $500 has bean expended or paid, the  locator may, upon having a surrey  made, and upon complying with other requirements, purohase the land at  $1 an acre:  The patent provides for the payment of a~ royalty of 2J per cent on  the sales. \  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry, fee $5, renewable yearly.  A free miner may obtain two leases to dredge  for gold   of   five miles  each for a term of twenty years, renewable at the descretion of the Minister of the Interior.  -./.  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the low*  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's,  on  the ���������  isnlanadt,  Jerr.es Wsinoclr  Dr. R. B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, aud at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT  ALL HOURS.  OUR' STOCK IS COMPLETE  IN GENTS' F"  j  ���������iM  Mens' Clothing, Bo, u' and Youths'  Mens' White Dress Shi: Is, Berlin, Sal  erus Negligee Shir'.;: in Faney Patterns, Linen and Celluloid Collars,  Sun's,' Neckties, and Suspenders in  large varieties. In YijuU'-s' 1'oys' and  Mens', silk and Japanese Initial  Handkerchiefs, also in Ladies' fancy  silk and liiaot. Boots aud Shoes i*  all Sizos.  Don't iorjr������t the place, e* High St.  Next to Hardware  Store.  John J. THOMAS.

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