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The Ladysmith Daily Ledger Jan 8, 1906

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 /���������  ,���������,,L,  r.*-. **V  P---;};A  w^jiiV;������iii>-a*-*-r-s-.*''*w  wsm&'v.'M  mm  .>'  ���������As  V-^rv  ..BaiBLATfvB ASSEMBLY.  ���������^A*i'������*i &$$  Daily Ledge g  7^b^iS4fe^SI  MONDAY,    JANUARY   S. 1S0C  PJU&t-l HY1MMU:  NEW HEATING APPARATUS AT SCHOOL  Govt.- Agent Marshall \ Bray  Tested it  Yesterday and Reports it to  be Satisfactory  Will Keep the Rooms at an Eyen Temperature. A few Particulars  Concerning It .  YfsU'rdaf      afU'Uii'nm   Covtirnmcnt  Agent Marshall      Hiuy visited   Ladysmith in order'    to Irs I this hot   ?ii  healing   apparatus (hat  has?  I.c-tn   in  stalled at  the     school  house by   the  Ladysmith  Huidwaiv Company.    'Ilk!  test   pro<.cd      c-niuenlly   saltern- t'iry  and       before     leaving   Air. Bray  iiir  formed the Ledger thai, he   was mo tt 'ou"ci>irnl.  pleased,   with the     way in  which   tin-, the co.sl. of  apparatus   worked  and  that he  would  repoit favorably   to  the  government.  The hot air system is n ost healthy  and convenient, and all the Vancouver schools are hen led this way. In  the local school there Sire two Mc-  Clarey Magnet furnaces in the basement, each having a capacity of ]DOOM  cubic "feot.   Connected   with   each  is possible for     the occupants' of "the  room to either raise or lower, the leia  , >��������� rat'iiu    at will,   dn each   ro:>!n  alii arc   two  ventilators        "  TRUSTEE SAYS  CEBUIK STAHMENTS  m untrue  Editor of the Ledger, Sir���������Your  issue of Saturday last contained another .letter from G. It. Wilsom in  which he shows' that his vocabulary  and command of Billingsgate are  both improving. I don't purpose to  follow him in either, nor do I intend  going into any gossiping details regarding, teachers who are ori have  been on the staff of the Ladysmith  .School, as this can be done to much  better advantage h.v gentlemen of  leisure who have more spare time  than T or any other member of the  Trustee Board. l  1 am  .well aware *hal Clf R. Wilson  is   looking for    cheap notoriety  and' 1  am   determined   (,liat he shall have it  , although     I will not promise that it  If  tiv* past the ?;clw ������>1 'h-.v?.'������!rai h-al ," will-be altogether to his liking. From  ed    hy I'ris   in    "each room,  and the. the  tone of   his  letters one would iii-  IMining staif will  find   the new  s,,s-  fer that he     dosire.l  an answer from  torn     a great improvement. It   is   the full Board but is evidently ignor  clean, and healthy, and  boating tlie school will  not exceed what it was when stoves  were used. As before mentioned the  furnace burn either coal or wood,  ,-in'l this is a great convenience, as in  the morning wood can be burned and  lhe rooms heated ��������� H������uicMy and later  in (I'-Mlay coal, which leqfiiies  iilt.'nt'ion, cr.n be usod  Tills  method  of heating I Mil.lui"    .s  (furnace are   four Uel\e-Uich  and   one  lccoii/i,g  more, ami   more  popular as  ^'fourteen-incli      hot     air | ifes       To  ������each   room   is c-tiiiiiccU'd   one   twelve*-.  lime i-.fos on and people liud how a<l  mirably it works. No doubt in the  fiiune it-will be largely used in i>ri  \iitj houses.  The apparatus as installed at. the  .'.ciio il by the Hardware Conui i >iy  gi'.'es great satisfaction to the .govern  ,  inch pipe and     two larger pipes discharge the hot air in the hallways.  ,  To    each furnace  two  cold air V'l^s  /arc conn?ctcd.   Tho furnaces ci.n'-uitne  either wood     or coal .and  m the to I   .,  S yesterday both kinds of fuel  were usl   ment  inspector,  and there is no doubt  od   and worked sat'isfaetprily. 'Ac-   it will continue to rlo so.  cording to the terms of the contract   % This     willprobably    lie a great, in-  the apparatus    must     be capable of'jducement for people who wish to have  (keeping    the   temperature at 02 dog. either private bouses or public build  'In the     test yesterday    it was found ��������� ������"������"s   hwnJnl'    in the most un-'lo-dat  possible to     'bring it up to eighty or  ninety.   Attached to each. io?istcr by  ings heated' in the most up-'UwIatc  way, to entrust the work of installing an apparatus similar to that now  which the tot    air Us discharged into J in    opferation c   at the.school    to the  the rooms     is a regulator, so that it  Hardware Company.  , THE LARGE DEMAND FOR ,,  VANCOUVER ISLAND COAL  Time Lost in Xmas and New  ] Year Holidays Causes Tempoiv  ary Delay in Colliers Loading  The  tramp  steamship  Strathmorc, ,     The     cause     off   the delay in boa  which caime in    ������������������yesterday  afternoon  loading       and getting  away   is    the  after loading fuel,     albout seven In n-    Xmas aml  New Year     holidays.      In  ��������� dred     tons, left     for the Orient this    ...       ... ���������������������������..      . , ���������������������������'���������     ��������� A-  ..-���������.���������.������������������.       '   ,���������.     '        ... . -  ,    ���������    Ladysmith,  Nanaimo  and Comox the  morning. The .'Strath-more n-a-1   a   .      J  jcargo of flour; taken on at -���������"���������or-sland'.    ,uines   were closed for .two ;days-and  % -Times have     been Very busv    n    \e ; the day ^following Christmas day and  water front the last few days, tlie O | Jan. 2nd, only     about aalf ��������� of the usual number     of men went out.     This  practically means that for three days  wit'of uhe manner in which this may  be obtained. I would ��������� ask him to  drop a nolo cither to the secretary,  or see the chairman, Mr. C- II. Rum  ming, who will, I feci sure, call a  meeting, of the Board to settle any  point raised by him or any other"  ratopaycr of Ladysmith. No communication has-been received from  Q. R.Wilson by the Board up to  the .present time, and ' for fear he  should forget to bring the matter up  there arc a few words I wish lo say  to the ratepayers of Ladysmith before closing this short epistle:  1st. The statement that any teacher 'was appointed ,'by the present  i'oard ami was not paid full salary  for that position is untrue.  2nd, The statement that I was  wrong in my letter when I said that  only one tea er on the staffi holding  a lower certificate thin Miss Milligan,   received more salary is  also un-  tll'O.  .."Ire., The statement that teachers  aie underpaid according to certificate  in Ladvsmilh schools is also false  and could only be made by oane utterly 'ignorant of conditions, in other  cities.  ' __ r  'lth., The Board will also undertake  to prove that since this' city "wasin-  corporated the School mana|geincnt  has been clean and honest, and economical. t If Cr. R. Wilson is honest  and sincere there is only-one tbin|g> for  him to do now,     as mock heroics arc  out-of place.  TRUSTEE  OLD WELLINGTON  LADY PASSES  AWAY IN WALES  Yesledday Mrs. D. II. Davis received from Wales a cablegram containing the news of the death1 of her  mother, Mrs Jane Morris. The deceased lady was eighty-eight years of  age and leaves three daughters, Mrs.  Davis, and Mrs. Jones of this city  and Mrs. Thomas of the Commercial  Hotel, -Victoria, and one sou with  whom she was residing at the time,  of her death'.  Mrs. Morns was well known and  highly respected in this part of Vancouver Island, having kept, a general  store next-the Portland Motel. Wellington for many years.  ���������__ e  After eight wec'>s and the examination of nearly '1,800 veniremen a-jury , was secured at Chicago, to try  Charles Gilhooly, who is chained  with causing the death of a non-union   workman during a strike.  A'' movement to replace women  stenographers at the City Hall of  St- Louis, Mo.,, witli men who have  families to support ami who can do  this word .usl as well as the women  was 'inaugurated ab the meeting o[  the House of delegates.  ���������: -O :   Election day is drawing near. Who  is your choice for Mayor and .for Al-  'lermen  to.     rehrcsent   the  respective  Wards?   o ~  mmim  PBESEHTATIQN TO MR.  aND MRS. CI  The-Ladies Guild .'and manager of  tlie Presbyterian Olvureli gave Mr. and  Mrs. Coburn a surprise pai ly on Sal  irday evening and presented them  .vith 'a, handsome carving, set, asa  ���������small   token of  their esteem   and  aP-  leciation, Air'- aiwf Mrs Coburn  ceived tlie "with their/usual cordiality  and every'   pleasant    time  was  SUPT. KIDDIE  OF CROFTiN  IN THIS CITY  Mr.  Thomas  Kiddie,  superintendent  of   the Britannia      Copper   Company,  Smelter at Crofton, accompanied b  Mrs. Kiddie, paid a'visit lo)'Lady-  sniilh yesterday, returning by train  this morning. Mr. Kiddie, in the  course of a chat with a Ledger reporter sai<i things were running smoothly at Crofton. There are at present  about ii'iioty men cm ployed by the  snietcr roinhany, as considerable  building is still going on at the  works A ' number of men are- at  work putting the finishing touches io  the brick .making plant, which is to  be completed and in operation in a  week's time. There is still a quantity of trestle beingbr-iM- At present only one of the furnaces is in op  eration and Mr. Kiddie said the com-  ���������pa-ny' did not intend "blowing in"  the other for Some time, preferring  to keep the one working steadily.  There is a considerable quantity of  ore on the dump and boat loads ai'Cj  being regularly received at Crofton.  Horn Britannia and Alaska, so the  furnace that is now Corking will be  kept in continual operation. Today  the first carload of copper produced  at (he smelter since work was started is to he shipped.  Crofton is now     *,Mitc'a busy  little  place.      AH      the houses  are occupied  and;-the'       hotel      is    . filled'���������'.Willi  guests'  P. R. coal being taken from this j.ovt'  instead of Comox.  c Recently two or .'  S. three scow loads      of coal  fo: the  ('.  V. R. haVc  been taken from  t!,c nir  >���������jers every day,     and     as each scow  takes three hundred   to:.'.;,   w  illl.."'.  trades, this keeps things Ivusy. at the':  ���������wharf.; There has :>eou n.i >iii,..>,'i.ai������y  large demand for coal at Comox recently and boats are iu>* ly'u.g out  waiting for a chx r-e .'.o !<>;id. The  Tirge     Viken .   is still   at  the local  ��������� .- .������.  there  was  no output  from  the mines  of any of these throe citief, and reckoning the output tit'cai h place at'  1,000 tons a day iI means that the  coaJ for shipmen t from tho .Islawi  ports was in the last two weeks nine  thousand tons less than usual,and as  the mines at each ]"lace have, to be  kept wording1 steadily to supply the  demeviul    for coal      the result is that  wharf but   will complete her cargo 'ii������������������ the large colliers   are delayed  in get-  a day or so. ting their cargoes.  FOR SOLES, NOT SOULS  SOUTH      AI'RK'AN     ���������.DIAMONDS.  Although the first 'South African  diamonds were obtained ��������� from river  gravels, tho majority of the present  workings are in a peculiar, hard rock  which fills vertical pipes scattered qv  er a large district and penetrating  the various stratified rocks, and occa  sionaliy  igneous  roevs,  imliscilining.t-  CONNETICUT  SCHOOL MA'AM.  lv-  lb  rock is contpos-  oi minerals, gen  imbedded in a  and confefins al-  sometimes huge  through which  The  dianiantifcrous  ed of a large number  eraily    fragmentary,  serpehtinous matrix,  so   fragments    and  .Masses of   the rocks  the   pipe   in    question passes.     This  .rock  where it   isweathered  near  the  surface is called "yellow grourd,:' \.but  deeper down, where, fresh, it is-known  as  "blue ground."  Throughout thus the diamonds are  scattered; but they .vary vreatly in  abundance in the different pipes, while  they are entirely absent from some  where they would naturally be expected. Although the absence of ordinary volcanic elTect renders it. im-  ' pqssible to regard the pipes as tho  necks of former volcanoes of normal  type, this objection: does not apply to  the theory that, they were produced  by evpioslons of gas or steam, and  the latter agency would explain tilie  mudlike nature or the blue ground.  The  diamonds,  however,  remain  to,  be accounted /or.  The Conneticut     schooima'am is  a  numerous     article.     She's always entertaining  and  sometimes  handsome-  S5he's vivacious, intelligent, alert and  is capable of supplying ber share   of  the  conversation- She's   generally  cheerful,     usually creates  a sunshiny  atmosphere,  and  ordinarily  is  equip- '  ped  with a helpful smile.'      As      a  rule she's underpaid and thinks she's  overv.'orktd. If she loves  children  and undtrslands them she's a queen  and her sway becomes a benevolent  despotism. At her best she's a benign influence���������at her worst, but she  never is at her worst.  The school ma'am is one of Connet-  icut's     most  useful  products.     The  work  which she  does  is  important,  vita),     far-reaching.      Than hers no  niif.skm is  greater except that of the  mother. She     has more than her  jjuota of perplexities, but somehow or  other she manages to enlarge from,  them, usually with a smile. She gets  more criticism than she deserves and  less praise than she.s entitled to.  She stands for something, accomplishes something, amounts to something.     Hartford ��������� Courant.  man    bios came to be probed 'to the bottom it was found that the smallness  of "the cost of the Bibles, which-tho  "missionaries were sure were being used for the purpose of. converting the  Chinese to Christianity, had really  induced tho Chinese to buy the Bibles for their intrinsic value as paper. Instead of beiiio- used to convert souks to Christianity the Bibles  were .being converted into soles for  Chinese feci. The Chinese found the  paper of the Bibles was cheaper than  the. Chinese hand-made paper used lor  iiinkUiK soles of shoes, and so the de  mand for Bibles arose.   __o   Office Boy.���������I'll     bet, de boss is go-  ....  in'  tor marry lhe  typewriter. <������III.���������all   in complete costume..  Bookkeeper.���������Why do, vmu think so?  J   They ' inarched   to   the front of  Office  Boy.���������Because  Premium LisUs for White, Swan  3oa.p are now ready and parties reclining their wrappers to the H. C.  ioap ^Works at Victoria can have  their choice of a number of valuable  premiums. lOvery 25 cent purchase  of White Swan Soap entitles the ''purchaser to a chance m the drawing for  a high' grade Singer Sewing Machine.  See the \V .ite Swan Soap Advertisement in this issue.  .������������������"'���������.     '______0��������������������������� :-  Tlie earnest, very earnest, discussion of the, school question by a crit  ic, aiid the school board does not in  any way efiec't the railway mens'  school down at the cars on the siding  There in the instruction cars .old boys  of all grades ��������� are learning all about  air b/- /> and other breads; how  to do it as we do on the main line,  etc. If the Dominion Expres*s that  has stuck up the rates' so high since  the railway was sold would learn a  little at some school and give the  people a chance for their lives on prices it would be a well appreciated  school  by the  public.  ���������v.-//    ������   Another letter n the school qxies-  uon was received at'this office this  morning, but on account of lack of  time it is kept over until next issue,  received at this office th  -o���������  ROME   WITTY WOMEN  A short time bacl:, certain missionaries, were chited at the fact that Bibles published by the mission societies they represented , ������������������ found a ready  and immense sale inthe interior, in  their civlh'uS'iasni the missionaries re������  ported to headquarters in Canton  Unit a grand opporthnity hrcsenteri  itself for the work of proselytiwivg  the Chinese;'who were; now most re-  sponsiivc and begging for Christian  Billies'. : They descrittd the avidity  which they displayed for the Bibles,  anld indeed it seemed as if the 0</i-  nese had just awakened to the value  of'tihe    scriptures.-.   But'alas for hu-������������������ -  hopes.   When     this rush for Bi-Ine Sa'V(i ovcr>' memher.. a life pass, to  ��������� ��������� n,���������   i ���������r.,.,,,���������   iiuMiii-c.   hi   London,   and  The Arclibiishop  of  Canter-biury lias  accepted  the    invitVition   of President  H..   St.      George    Tucker  that  the  Church  of.England participate  in   the  Jamestown, Va., exhibition iu 1907.   . o- ,   ANECDOTES  OP IRVING.  On Sir     Henry Irviivg's first visit  to San Francisco he felt so niuch in  love: with   the  Bohemain   u.lub   that  the .Lyceum   theatre  in  London,   and  when   he     sold the Lyceum a     few  years ago-he stipulated that the. Bo-  heinaiii' passes  should  be  honored  as  long as tinj theatre stood.'  Irving's reception at the Bohemian  Club   ' was  a weird  as it was novel.  He was escorted  to  the dining-room  by a club  member made up as Cardinal Wolsey.    In  the dining hall       a  stage, had been evected. On  the stage  stood  George     Bromley,  the      high  priest,   who  conducted   Irving through  fa ridiculously  funny ritual.  Suddenly  there appeared  on       the  stage eight   of, the characters  Irving  had   made      famous���������Macbeth,   Louis  XI., Malhiias, Cardinal Wolsey,  Thorn  as  A.   Bec.ket,  Shylock  ami   Kit-hard  ON THE BUNKER  GROUND SATURDAY  Good Football Was Played and AL  though Ladysmith Lost They Made  a Splei idid Struggle  ��������� -_MI������������-������W--M-^--������----  VictoriaUnited's Pretty Work at Opening of Game. How Home Men  Pulled Up  John La Farge, tlie painter, was  talking in his studio about witty women. -...,  "Let mc relate a youu'gi . "������������ir ar.'s  witticism that I hearh the other -hay  day, " he   said.  "There v >.s a man who lo'ed a  maid, and she returned his passion,  but there were (.reasons ���������'���������tha'. made >e-  rrcry hesirable, anh thus, though the  two were betrothed, they pretended  to the . world that they were coo.l  friends  and nothing   more.  ''One .evening as the young man  was '.'pressing his sweetheart to his  breast the younger sister entered the  room suddenly^.'  The lovers drew apart with great  haste, and. the sister, with an "Excuse  me,'',   turned   to go.  But the young man deemed)'ai) explanation necessary.     He said:  '{���������Don't go. We have been-measuring   to see   which is the' taller."  The. intrlj.cr, standing by the door  looked at the lovers intend/. Then  a heiirait*, smile flitted oi.'er ber  [iretty   face, and  she said:  "Vou areal>out the same height,  but I. think sister is much the redder.  "  To ���������Ladysmith people the result of  Saturday's Football match was very  disappointing but those who, witnessed the game enjoyed some really good  play, <-������pecially m the. second half.  At the opening of the game it looked  as though it would go very badly against the home team, the visitors out  playing the Ltulysmilh men ciitircjy  The visitors were in much better  training than the local men. In fairness to tne latter it should . e said  that file of them had been unable  to get out to practice for more than  a week, and some of them had not  been on the field for even a 'longer  time than that. However, although  they made but a poor exhibition at  the start off, as the ga e proceded  they pulled up remarkably and iu the  second half, especially towar.i tlie  latter end of tho"game, gave the Vic  toiia'men the run of their lives.  Tho local aggregation included a  man who has not played for some  years, ^nt who on Saturday put up a  first rale game, at right, and who  gSives promise of good work for the  team. Richards is the man referred  io. Auolhci now player on the lo-  rai ficu. was i'vo^l, vvdm also made a  creditable showing at back. The  prettiest work on the part of any in  dividual man on the field was that of  Eno, playing at half back. tie  played by far the best game in his  position that lias been seen on the local field for seasons.  Por the visitors, Thompson, at  half-back,, Peden'"and Hart, "forward,  and the two fullbacks, played a rattling game, but Wbyte, in goal did  work the cqtial of which has not been  seen here in many a day.  The teams  played were as   follows:  VICTORIA  Goal,   Whyte;      backs,  Goward  ������.nd  Lorim'cr,    hali'barhs,  Thompson, Soh-  wengers\       aud   Lorimer       forvvaehs  York, Tyc,:Palmer, Peden and   Iljrl  LADYSMITH  Goal.   Hailstones;  back,  Scott  and  O'Ccunell;      halfbacks,   Eno,   Gilm������*r..-  and  Leahy;   forwards  Sundcerson and  Adam,   Morrison,  Grahanie .ami '>och-e  ards. ;   .' :  As .before mentioned the game st.-u t-  ed'wibh an exhibition of uneven y  which made it uninteresting. The com  hi nation of the local men wjs i-oci.  while that of the visitors \v>.s )>< i-  fect. The Victorians speedily got the  bail.close to the scoring'line., aim one.  or two shots went dangerously. hear.  A goal  kick and   Hailstones the  leather out to . Adam, who drihb'ei if  down the field. However. ;l visiting backs-were .impassible aad it was  not long before the ball was -"gain  worked up the Jlehi. For some time  the home custodian was hard ">r*ss -i  and   continually     resorted  to g  the leather hi?hind the posts to save  Victoria scoping. '.EivJhitAially I-P-it  qs eight, got possession and shot  and , Hailstones stumbled, letting the  bull pass. It was not a brilliant  shot and one that should have been  slopped  with ctisc.  The L-atlysmiMi forwards after this  pulled up a bit and play became more  interesting. Grahame and Richards  playt'd splendidly    togeiher and made  he's  hesmiihig  stage  and,   iwinting   their  the  inger.s   at  t0r kick about,     haviu'  salary .���������Chicago News.  _ ���������O r  fer pay  H  FAW.E-S PATHWAY.  Albert Fredei'icci, at one. time      a  famous operatic baritone,  now practically controls     the roast ichestjnut  trade' of New  York city,  having    iu  his employ  an average of 100 attendants  on bis roasters.   He lost   his  voice through bronchial  trouble years  ago.       He  iR'gan  in a Sixth  avenue,  basement.        Now   he   is  a   man   of  substance     and every   summer visits  Italy,.  her a   Irving,  recited   in  unison:  |    "Vou   who   have   painted   iu        the  I modern  world���������''  J    Then  each   of   them, spoke his line.  Macbeth      said:     ".My   bloodstained  soul;'|__Louis   XL:   My   mean  hypocrisy,"  and so  on,   following   in  unison i  again   with  another  line.  The orchestra meantime had accompanied this scene,' with pianissimo music, which, when the phalanx  spoke:. "(List, list; O. list!" broke  out into 'Ta-ra-ra-booin-dc-aj'," and  Shylock, the cardinals, Macbeth, and  the others all took hands and joined in the wild dance.    ��������� . o   firm  of   Baltimore architects has   Mi century;  thus  1700,  1X00 and 1!H)0  ��������� -      ��������� NEW RUSSIAN   CALENDAR  One  of the  reforms  which  are now  in a very literal sense. The .Julian  calendar fixed the solar year at.  .'{(if* days, (> hours, every fourth year  being leap year, but as the solar  yt-ar really consists of ������'Hif) days f>  hniirs anil 'HI minutes, the i-alemlar  was. defective.  It was Pope Gregory Xlll.  who in  l">Sil reformed  the calendar by      ordaining thai that year should      consist of-.365 days only, and thata year  ending   a century   should  not   be  bissextile, except   that ending each four-  were  common   years,   but   2000   will  bo  a leap  year.    Three days  are    tre-  frenched by the-Grogprian calendar in1  10(1 years,-or   about   11  minutes   for  each   year.  Old-fashioned Russia, following the  practice of the Greek church, struck  to the false Julian calendar, and rejected the "irue Gregorian one. and-in  this way she has fallen about L'3  days  behind  time.   o. 1   Debtors   iu   Siam,   when  three months in_   arrears,  can be seized by the  one or two splendid shots, but they  failed to score, and it was not long  before the visitors were again successful. Thompson got' possession  aud made a splendid run up the field  and nearing the goal, passed to Peden, who sent it through with a clean  shot. __ Victoria 2; Ladysmith 0. ,  Nro further scoring was done in this  half of the game, but better football  was played, and the prettiest piece  of work in the whole ^ame-was seen  when Eiio got possession and passed  to Adam, who, with Morrison, made  a rapid rhsh hown thiofffwild, passing  all obstacles and sending the pigskin  from one to the other with great  rapidity. However, their rush ,was  fruitless, and a shot from the inside ^  right wan, Caught by Whyte and sent  behind. For some minutes before  the half time whistle sounded thetopll  scarcely ever left the neighborhood  of the visitor's goal and the home  men were showing skill in every way  eijual' to that of Victoria.  In this hall play was stopped twice  Thompson and Tyc teceiving oasty  kicks inthe lea; which .for a time disabled them.  The second half opened with Lady-  snuth playing up field, and both  teams worked hard. It was well  on to rhe middle of the half befoie  any fuilher,.,score was made, and then  Victoria added to their score. Adam  and Sanderson had made a grand  rush up the field, but Lorimer  had got*possession and sent the.^ ball-  down to Tye, who dribbled it down  to tho goal. *o,ni passed to Hart, who  sent it past Hailstones. 'With Victoria's three goals to nil it looked  rather black for the home men, but  nothing daunted, they "braced up in  o-ood style, and it was n this jiart of  the game that Eno's , magnificent  work was -seen. Ladysmith kept up  a pace that ./as obviously too rapid  for the visitors and they began to  show signs of fatigue. . Grahanie and'  Richards worked the leather up the  field, but, hard pressed.'.by Thompson  and Schvvengefs, sent it across to  Sanderson, who'made* a-pretty and  ���������successful    shot. This  Was  eight-  teen minutes before time-, and-eleven  minutes later the.home men again  scored..' this time the ball .coming  from Richards.1 It- was a salendtd  did rush up the field that the home  men made- Richards shot from the  right and Uhe ��������� shot was a very neat  one. a..  -  There were''one or . two very close  shaves .between this and time,'and  once or twice it looked as though  Ladysmith had the ball through.  The home men were certainly playing ��������� -or.'.'     ���������-^���������-ue   a|t tne lime ^,1.  though once or twice the visitors  brightened, tip and did some good  work. -    .  The game .'was a very clean one,  with the exception of the first few  minutes was full of interest. Ladysmith lost, but the beating -;.s;il*y  no means abaci one, and it cannot  with truth be said that their p'lav  was on the whole inferior to that of  the visitors.  Mr. F. Hardey, of the Garrison,  refereed..  drawn   plans   for   a building  without  any wood in its construction. It will      ^.^  f._  Uussia  is tlw  substitu-,  be  .six stories in height,  the entire. j ^  ^  a,w>rian  for  the.Julian  -creditors  and compelled  to  work  out  structure   to     be reinforced  concrete  I     ]eml.ir     ,,,,,.   R���������SRinn   people,   with J their  indebtedness-    Should  a debtor  and.steel.    Even the doors,  window IJ^ 0j'(1_fasj|jG_ed calendar  which  .Iu-   rim  away his father,  bis wife or  his  sashes,  and door jambs will 'he      of    ,:ug .c.aesal.  established in   the  year  'children may be held in slavery until  metal. |4"5 B c.( have been  behind the Umcs   the debt is cancelled.  iiV^.-S.ftWV.VMi  GASOLINE LAUNCHES  "ACT THE MULE"  It is an Unpleasant Habi< they  Have as Smelter Men are  Willing to Testify  Gasoline launches are something [  like mules, very obstinate sort, of  tilings. They have an unpleasant  way of stopping short at most inconvenient t mes and flatly refusing  to budge. Yesterday  two launches  "���������acted  the mule" on  the bay, to  the  great discomfort   of their occupants.  At nine o'clock yesterday morning  a party of smelter men set. off for  Crofton in Mr. McDonald's launch,  and- as the craft usually behaves itself web they did not think it necessary to take oars with which to pnll  ashore should the engine break down  They had just got nicely started and  { were heading for     Osborne Bay when  the engines decided to stop work", and  ,-';'=���������'���������(     - -.':������������������'���������      ���������������������������������������������������������������.���������-^������^i@ilfei_S������te  all efforts' of the engineer ao put matters right were futile, so the happy  party spent the morning drifting on  the bay in the cold wind. At last  they drifted ashore, deciding to  visit Crofton next Sunday and patronize   che O. P. R.  The  otb^r      launch jjlehavied   rather  better  and did     not strike until the  journey      was np'arly completed.      Iti  brought      Mr.      and Mrs.    Kiddie up  from  Crofton, making good speed tin-  till   ilvarrivcd   opposite  the     wharf,  when the engine decided to go out  business.      But this party was more  fortunate and were.    sighted by boat  house people who sent out a boat to  ..  tow them hXk . ,    , i..���������.,, DAILY LEDGER  THE DAILY LEDGER  Published   every  day except Sunday.  BY       THE       DAILY       LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICII AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  ������������������ cents  a month-,   $3 per year  ,in  advance.     Advertising sates ������n application.  MONDAY, "JANUARY   8. 1906  (Nanaimo) Ltd.  "The horse and the cow is in  lot."   No one seemed to know what  was wrong with it, till at last a r������-  lite  boy  raised  his hand.  "What is  (  it,  Johnny?" asked the teacher."You t  should put the lady first," corrected  Johnny.  ' He���������How     are  you going to eele'  brate your bjirthduy? j  She (good naturcdiy) ���������I'm not go- j  ing l.i celebrate it! It's a sad affair. '  - o ���������  WISE M.  P.'s  It need hardly be pointed out, ?ays  the author of ';Fifty Years in Fleet  Street,"  that to be elected a_rnem-  ber of parliament docs not necessar-  'ily   imply      intellectual   superiority.  Shortly after the Burmese war      a  young civilian, home on leave, happened  to mention  Burma.  "Ah,  yes,  Burma,"  said an  M.P  with whom he was sitting at table.  "I   had a nephew  who  was'in  Burma,  only he used to call it Bermuda."  On another occasion, in the ..month  of March, some one said to Mr. Live  sey:  "This is a cruel east  wind."  "Yes,"-'was the would-be witty reply.  "I expect it'will be Easter before it, is over."  This was repeated by the author  of the book quoted to a respected  member of parliament, who observed  gravely: "I fancy he's right. I have  known it to last till Easter and  longer yet.",  People     who  think    they     are the  whole  thing  generally  are unpopular.  ���������  ������_*_������  It will seem passing 1strange to the  politicians to have no railroad passes.  * * *  In the    school pf adversity the v-r-  succcssful     chiropodist   doesn't   oft.:    ^^  go to the foot. ^5   o     IN  PRAISE OF .CHAMBERLAIN'S  KING OF ALL  COUGH MEDICINE  There is     no other mediciao manufactured that     aas received so much ]  praise' and so     many expressions of-  gratitude    as      Chamberlain's   Cou-rh  Remedy.     Tt is ^effective, an<i  prompt  relief follows its use.     Grateful  parents   everywhere   do aot hesitate to  testify to   its    merits" for the henefit  of others.      It     is a certain cure for  croup and win prevent the attack   1������  given  at  the first appearance of  the  d isease.     It is especially adapted to  children,   as   it   is pleasant to  take  and    contains-nothing;.injurious.   Mr  E. A. Humphreys., a well known resident and clerk ia the store of    Mr.  Locke, of     Alice. Cake Coionv. South  Africa, says: "I have used Chamber  Iain's Cough ..' Remedy to ward oft  croup and * colds in any family- 'I  found it- very-.<���������<*-tiafactory and it fjlives  me pleasure 1n -^or*Wnrl. '+ ���������"';,-B'or  sale bv The' T -adysmith Pkar-iac r���������  You can buy Dollars for ten to  tweiity^five  i  ^ Cents  One Dollars Worth Being Sold  iri our Millinery Department for  tfcn to twenty=five Cents  , i  iX! X X IK *-*-*-*-*X tt * * *��������� M- X * X ������i *  JUST OFENED OUT  SJ50 DOZEN PAIRS  OF SOCKS  ABBOTSF  BAR  STTPPUED WITH BES7  WINES, LIQUORS. CJC14RS  MOTEL  Beat accomodation in town.   Splendid hnntiuv and fisbiu* in "���������" "j!";"'-  A. J. AlcMURTRIE, Proprietor LADYSMITH. B. C  Esquimalt   & Nanaimo Railway  Time Table No. 57,  Newly fitted up and  '   '   Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  ���������  PORTLSND  JOHN GOGO.PROP.  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 fiUcdup and well supplied and is in cbar ���������    ������t  JOS. PELLIQRINELLI  This Hotel has   been completely   Board and lodging U.00 per day.  renovated.  j        EFFECTIVE SATU RDAY, OCT. 21st, 1905.  TraiLS leave Ladysmith for Victoria and  all intermediate stations    at  9.1t, a.m.- daily,  and at 4.00 p.m. on   Wednesdays,     Saturdays   and  Sundays. -      "  Trains leave Ladysmith for 'Well ington and all intermediate stations  at. 11.57 a:.mi dairy, and at COO p.m. on Wedn*'days, Saturdays audi  Sundays. 7/ ��������� ��������� <  EXCURSION TICKETS ON SAL E TO AND FROM ALL STATIONS  good for going journey Saturdays and Sundays, returning not later than  the following Monday. -   Steamer Joan   r    ��������� '  i   Sails from Ladysmith for Vancouver every Saturday at COO a.m. and  returning sails from Vancouver    for Ladysmith at 2.30 p.m.  .   81 Oovt. Street, Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight &,' Pass. Agf   .  PBtttffigv  JOHN TKA, Proprietor  Bar  Supplied' with  the Best   Wines, 1st Avenue :-:  Liquors and Cigars.  -: Ladvsmith B.C.  J. ISC.  RESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Mea's 35c. and Upward  ^m  *&  Best  accommodation for  transient  \nd permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfort-  'ady furnished, and the bar is up-to-  ' d* te. * Rates $1.00 a day    and     np-  w vrds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  SrplMadr ������������������������-.: :-: :���������: '*-' L������*T������ai*������  Nanaimo. Limited  NOTICE.  Froin      this date the  undersigned  will  not  be  responsible  for any  indebtedness     incurred except on       *  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V.  I.  EXPLORATION & .DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria.-R: C.. iff.v ISt.h. 1908.  To Write a Story  ofthe West  that would have the true  ring to it/'thc author would  of necessity require to live  there for a time at least. He  must study the character,  istics of the western pcopie-  hav's to become one oi them,  living their daily life, sharing  their joys and sorrows.  He would have to mix with  them socially toid in a business way, in short be a  "Westerner " Its a question  of to owing local conditions.  The s'ame reasoning applies  to the VLeckie Boot'j tor-  Western Miner, the Prospector and the Lumberman;  The makers of the " Leck-  i������  Boot"  are Westerners with  Western    experience.        They  know wha,t to make anki how  to vna'He it.     Its not so much  a question of price as of quality.       Their sole     aim is to  make a     better boot for tho  same  money���������and  fa*e  "LEG.  KIE BOOT" is it.  [MANUFACTURED BY.���������  LTD.  VANCOUVER. B, C.  AT T.   X  JONES  Oir Coirectionsry, Nuts^  Ftuits are all of the EEST.  ..   A choice stock of FAMILY    GROCERIES.  PRICES ARE RIGHT.     GATACRE STREET ���������   1. X JONES  COUGH REMEDY  Mr.   E.   G.  Case,  a mail carries  o*  Canton Centre,  Conn,  who has been  in the U S. service for about sixteen I  years,   Says:   "Wc     have tried many;  rough medicines for croup, but Cham- \  'beriain's  Cough      Remedy is king  of 1  all and one to be relied on every time.  We also find it ths best remedy ' tor  coughs and colds, giving certain results and leaving no bad alter effects." For siie by The Ladysmith  Pharmacy.  Appointment* may be made at any  tame for dental work at Dr. Dier's  on High street st  THEMilfll"  ��������� o ��������� ��������� o ��������� ���������  Tlie  Choisost Assortment of  Chocolates in the City.  A good line of ���������  HOLIDAY NOVELTIES  THE   MINT  ALEX SMITH. Prop.  Ladysmith Temple No.  8 Rathbone  Sisters meets at the Oddfellows' hall  2nd   and  4th  Tuesday  at  7.30   p.m.  Mrs.   Kate Tate secretary.  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  HOTEL  DOMINION  ���������Eatee fl.26 and$1.60--  Free bus to all steamboat landing��������� and  railway depots.   Electric cars every five  minutes to all parts of  the -city.   Bar  ami table unexcelled.  F. BAYNE8, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,'VANCOUVER B.C.  ������������������GnLMIAN"  Leads Them    Al.  IN QUALITY  :o:-  R. P. RITHET,  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA, :���������: :-: :-: .���������: :��������� B.C.  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  MpKinnell & Woobank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly First Class,  Commercial Mens' headquarters...  Fire Proof    Buildiag.  WANTED���������By Chicago wholesale  house, special representative (man or  woman) for each province in Canada.  Salary $20 00 and expenses paid;  weekly. Expense ijmoney advanced.  Business successful; position permanent. No investment required. Previous experience not essential to engaging.  Address Manager, 132 Lake Street,  Chicago,  111., U.S.A.  Kike   Arr. 10:42 a. in.  Ferule   l.v.9.55 a   m.  I  TMC COMrORTASLe WAY.  TO FERNIE,    B. C.  '���������''T Read DOwn Read Up  ���������f, p.m. X,v. Victoria Arr. 4.00 p. 111.  i.oo p. m. Lv. Seattle 'Arr. 9.00 a.m.  9.JI p. m, Arr. Brerett Arr. 7.30 a.m.  9.30 a. m. Arr. SPOKANR Arr 7.4s P-'������  6;j5p.mArr.   Rexford   Arr 12.30V m.  8.10   p. m, Ar.  9.00 p.m.   Arr,  "l   -,"     .ONE NIGHT  To, all Koolenay Points  TWO   NIGHTS '    '  ~- To    .Winnipeg and St. Paul  Close Connections  )For    Chicago, Toronto.  '   Montreal and  All Points East & West  '     Acetylene   ' Lighted     Cars,  Famiiv, Tourist Sleepers,    -  Palace Sleeping Cars  Dining     Cars (Meals a  la  Garte).  Library Observation     Cars  -Through     tickels and baggage checks to .an points.  Steamship Tickets  ,       For tickets,, maps, berths  reservations  ; information  dress,  S. G. Yerkes ,  A.G.R.A.  Seattle.  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor Government and Yatas Sts.  VICTORIA, B.C.  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Chariton       E.  E.  Blackwood  A.G.P.A,   N.P.;        General Agent  Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.C  TH6 CITY MHRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  jst, Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  WM. 3VIUNSIE, President  J. W.   COBURN, Man.  Director  2Tolopbone;46.  The   Lady .math   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK    AND   LADY SMITH-Shingles  a'Specialty,  ���������ManufacturerH     of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Lathtf,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., ofthe Best Quality.  Seasoned   and  Kiln Dried  Flooring     and   Finishing    Lamfcer  la   Stock.  I  ���������*^.*e*^.*a.**W.*������^.**^  THE TYEE COPPER COr, Ltd.     j  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, dOLD AND  SILVER OWES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  ���������i   HEAD OFFICE  I DUNCANS STATION,  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  Vancouver Island, B. G.  1  General Manager, j  PAINTINa,        PAPEKMANaiNa  ^ ,ETC.-  Work done properly and'at rlo^i  prices?' A full line of Wall Paper;  and Painter's, Supplies Residence on  Roberta-Street :  :���������" v>    J. E. SMITH, Prop  i '   ' ' " - ' ' '"        "������������������������������������_        ��������� f  DAY SCHOOL.  / Uiual- subjects taught; also lan-  guages; drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in - oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given in classes or individually.  MISS BERTRAM,  ladvsmith. B   C.  Are You  Going" East  Then be sure your tickets read   Tig  ^������������������^i-\'?^:-::':;.;^;^^  >-it������ls'������r������i-ferf'fe-������!,fei Ki& K^K^^^K^^^^^K^K^^^K^K^^^'^^^^'^*  cTWONEY TALKS/-  AS LOUD TO US AS  ANYONE.  IF YOU ARE PAYING CASH FORYOUR   MEAT YOUR DOLLARS  W  ILL   GO  FURTHER   IF  YOU  BUY FROM  US   ���������Dm Casfo Prices Cannot Be Beaten   PAN N ELL   &    PLASKET1  GEO. YUEN  Merchant Tailor  ��������� I��������� ii������-������i   ���������    ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������I fli- 11   '  FT8        B. C.  Ladysmith  ^m  If you like���������  A  smootli,  easy  shave,  an even,  well-flnished    heard trim, a good  bath, or a stylish Hair-cut.  You will go to  LADYSMITH SHAVINfiT  PARI0RS  HIGH STREET.  The only line now making UNION  DEPOT connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS with the  through trams from the Pacini  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, TH1  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 youB  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General 4gea.1l,  7SO 2nd Ave., Seattle,  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE * CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE,  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATL1  BAKED AND FRESH,  Confectionary,of all kinds.  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Bar-stow,     Cal.,     Jan.    5.���Walter
Scott,   tJie eccentric miner  of   Death
Viilley,   is  alive here,
a   b)ullet   in  his   thigh,
night  while  making   his   way
ward  Barstovv   he      was   shot
ambush.        There     have been     two
lights  on   the     desert,   one
December  5,   in   which  a   companion
was   wounded.     It  was  then       that
1 lie  mule  escaped,        coming        into
���Ueniu'tt'fa   Weils   and   giving- - rise    to
the  i-uinor      tliat   Scott had     been
killed.
The second fight is the one in
which Scotty received his wound.
It was nearly sunset on the last
day 'of the year when Scott rode
through a gulch on Death Valley
si >pe of Funeral range. JTis companions were a white man and an
Indian, There was a st*om of
sleet driving into tlie faces of the
travellers.
"I had pulled-the bridle off my
mule, Slim," said Scotty, ''and was
giving linn a free bead. The men
were wailing on the trail for us,
hid behind thorocks. It was a
kind of threocoi-ncred canyon'whorc
they caught us.'
When he and his companions reached the ��hclU'." of t he rocks there
"vvjs      no   furl hor rfiiince     tov hifj
assailants.      In   the  night  they made
their   way  furtHor  along-.
"Uhey didn't give much show.
They had me clear down before
I  knew  they  were  around."
Scotty said the men wanted to
kill him and secure from his no'dy
the   location  of  the mines.
The doctor says Scotty will recover if blood poisoning does not
set   in.
Not  many   years  ago   when  a Mexican woman  went shopping,' she    remained in her carriage in the. street
and sent. her servant into the store
to  call  one of the clerks to wait'on
her.   He came out  and received    her
orders and brought the goods       for
but   he  has,her examination.    This  idea lias been
On    Sunday [dying  hard  for over  a century  and it
still far from being corrvplctely
to���' is
from buried in some parts of the (republic
^!   /T"\" '/���rX   si\.   J\\*~
SNAP SHOTS
*r W,  X  X X^K^Hfr-Se^-*
An  overseer���the  astronomer.
* * *.
Not beneath notice���the subway
��� i, *
All     hands      around���in  the clock
* st-. *
up  in the    air���the soprano
NCOUVER
Goes
part
Not by a good sight���near .sighted-
less.
Would'    you call
dark horse?
The Mexican  woman   is naturally a
attout home lover.    She has  no clubs      to
take her away from home, and  she
has      few    outside    interests.    Evan
when she is philantropically inclined,
which lshe very often is, her ideas of
life. tend    to make her place      her
charitahie contributions in the hands
of a sister . superior of convents   or
directors    of charitable  institutions
and  works for use   in the cause she
has   at heart.
The Mexican women in  the middle
and   upper  classes  have  never    been
athletic, at least since  the Spanish
conquest.   This, of course,  was  duo
to the secluded life they led.      But
the women of the lower classes have
ever  been stout and  muscular,       for
much  work of a heavy kind has always been their lot.
In the Mexican schools the girl is
taught many ^things in  the way    of
needlework,    painting,     embroidery,
drawing and designing, and these latter serve to fill in  bet peaceful, .on-
even t'ul life after leaving school. To   volion to a single idea
For here
the nightmare a
It's  appropriate lo say, "Back up"
to a camel.
* * *
The     weather     hen must naturally
prefer fowl weather. ,
* * *
Some' persons   would rather   be called hard names than early.
���     *     ��
A   miner's     descent. to his- work is
but a drop in tlie bucket.
It,seems nice calling hard names to
say u man is soft.
You  don't  have to  have a
to keep a stifl upper lip.
hard face
Bachelorhood  is   the " result  of  dc-
. II IU I.
���___���>���
It is said that the fracture in
Lord Nelson's rouiainii>.?i arm on the
slaftue in Traffel'ghr Square, London, may necessitate its removal
and sulistitution by a new one.
 O	
Some men    put on a bold front and
lots,of women put on false ones.
* * *
The    footman,      to set  to tlie head
should   put his   best fool   forward.
*__*_��� i
This life  - isadtpok,  that's why we
sometimes  say,   "by your leave."
this must be added music.
as in Spain and other ��� Latin countries, most women of the upper and
mpddlc class'cs receive an excellent
musical education.
In   their homes   and   in ��� their  own
way,   the Mexican  women are        delightful entertainers,  and their knowledge of music aids  not a little     to
their entertainment.
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TH1  *IU**.
"Before we Ma  syagafchize       wifck
others;     we must kave altered ourselves." No  one cai  reahee th�� s��ft-
ering  attendant  upon  aa   att.ek     ���!
gripj),   unless   b�� kax   kad Iks  actual
experience.   There is probably ne disease      that causes .��� much physical
and  mental agony,, or wbiok so   successfully defies medieni aid.    AH danger from the grip, however, may k��
avoided   by   the prompt  use of Chamberlain's Cou_h R*m��dy.   Among bus
tens of thousands who uaYe used .this
remedy,   sot ;ou* case   kas ever   be����
reported   that  has resulted   in  pneumonia  oi that has not recovered.   For
sals  by tho  Ladysmi*-  Pharaiaer.
 1��� 0 : *
Smoke Little B Cigar
* *   *
Money  talks,   but we don't all  get
a chance to answer back.
*   *   *
The funny    part of it is,  a   dude's
hair parted' in the middle.
Tn  the mediaval      Wars there  were
probably  many knight-nurses.
Most     giils      think, an  engagement
ring a nice thing to have round.
* *   *
Tlie     police force    isn't snake-like,
just because it is copper-headed.
_ ' i
* *   *
Workmen ~>amed  William  are not at
nil in favor of unpaid Bills.
*"T*    *
Even the silver-tongued Orator may-
speak   with considerable   brass.
    ^^      ��   *   *
People " are not    half so nice when
they think they are the whole thing.
* *   *
When some folks     si I for a  picture
lliey say  "I prefer  to stand."
* *_*
A   man is blind      to   his   own  good
when  he takes   too many eye-openers.
AND
Its Vast Agricultural Resources
Its land, when properly cleared, will-grew almost any product of ths
soil known' to  man,
WHEAT VEQBT AI3LES .     APPLES,
OATS OF PRUNE.'! (
RYE ALL   KINDS PEARS ��
A WONDERFUL  SOIL FOR SMALL     FRUITS    AN!     ���BRRIES.
The Canadian Pacific Company w ill  adopt  a liUsral  land  policy,   and
the     1,500,000' acres controlled     by   them wlU ks fttopesed of to reason*''
6Ie terms to actual settlers.
.Government lands can be assured and money san be made hy thoso
who desire a new home in a country  possessing the
BEST CLIMATE
In the World-
THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmith, will supply aay Information 0k-,
tainable to those who contemplate a visit with a view of investment if
conditions are found as advised.
Is the centre of the great coal m ining district; a Beautiful Harbor,
where bundreds of great celliers com e in  each year,
LADVSMITH
IT IS THE  JUNCTION OF TH E    ,LINB    FROM    VICTORIA   TO '
v ANCOUVER, aad will oMtiaue to grow hi ^mportanee as the Island la
developed. ''
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Miners1 Drilling Machines,
Made to order and Repaired at short    notice.   Drill Sharpened by us ��?
ways gives satisfaction. Picks hand! ed and repaired^ '  ^^
Ships mi thing   in   al*    its  Branches
Horseshoers and Genera! Blacksmiths.
R. LAWSON
B uller Street   -    -   -    -   Ladysmith, -b C
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NAMES OF VOTERS
 IN THE CITY
Having the Necessary Property
Oualifications to Hold Alders
manic Position
LIGHT TEAMING
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UNITED   ANCIENT
DRUIDS
Wellington  Grove  No.  4 U.  A
Meets   in the i
dysLOith,    the   Second
Wednesdays  of each  month, commencing "Wednesday,  13th.,  1905.
Visiting Druids     ar�� invited to attend- " ,     '���'.���:
By Order.
WM. RAFTER, Reef Sectv.
PATRICK BURK, N. A."
BOOTS and SHOES
AT RIGHT PRICES
Repaying and Making
o.o .p. hui, i,a- Order a Specialty
���ond   and     Founth
THOflAS     MCEWAN
1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.
Tke  following list, kiadly supplied
by  the City  Clerk,   gives  the   aaanes
of voters in the city  having tht accessary property qualifications  to hold
aldermauic positions, that is, insured
real ���state to the value of $Ct3.  Tke
names having as  "i': opposite   are
owners of $1,000  worth or more    ��f
such  property,  and  as suck  are qualified .lo fill   the office  of Mayor.       la
some  cases,  kowever, the party   nay
own enough property but not.,aaTe.it
rsgistersd in his  own ami. for     tkt
past six months,  so all iath*      list
below may not     for this . reason bfc
eligible for a seat in the city couacii
The list will, however, bo found juss-
ful to citizens ganeraliy in deciding as
to.-whom'    they would like ts brinj
out: as candidates.
Watson, W. J.
Bryden,   Alec.
Bryden,  Andrew        x
Conway, T,  D. x
Conlin,  James
Kerr, Archi.,        x
Johnson,  D.  T.
Gould,  Isaac        x ;
I-Iagaart,   U.  VT.
Lavvson,   R. ���
Urea,   A. x j
Winston, I, O.
Weinrobe, B. S.        x
J ones,  Lot. x
Campbell, Colis r
McDonald,  J. x
Thomas,   J. J.        x
McMurtrie A.  J. x
Nicholson, D.      x
Bsveridge,  W. x
McLean,   W.   F. x
Hunter,  Robt. x
Matheson, M.        x,
Ren wick,  Thos.
Lauderbach, F.
Kerr,, Wm. x
Manuel,   Wm.
Gisborae, II.
Kay,   Harry, r
Blair,  Harry s.
Campbell,  Dan.
Vavis,  John        x
'; Munsie,   Titos. x
I Barclay,   Wiu.
f Gourlay,   Janes. j    <���
Lynn, M. '
Stephens, BJd.
Scott.   G. W. x
Ward,  Wst.        x
Smitk,   J.  1.
Niekolsoa,   D. x
Davis,   D.  H. x
Siler,   W_a.
Fagas,   ����� x
MoKimek, Arch.
Tka, J.
Malone,   P. x
Rollo,   J.
Evans,   B.
McRea,  ��. S.
Mofcttishaw, S. K.
Webiey, -Tkos.
Joaes,  IT.
McKialey, J.
Saudtrs,  J.
Andsrsoa, Tf.
C'assidy,   Seel x
Jokiisoa,  Gh.  H.
KobertsoM, A.  ��.
Brows.,  W. S.        x.
;VicKi__��lI, 1.
Jolly, Wm.
Tfatsoji,   Rosfc.
Coburn,   J'.'Tf. x
Campbell,  Mike
Hawortk;. ����o. x
Rafter.   YT.
Greav��s,   F.  w.
Morgas,  T. 0.
Co-way,   J. T.
Vere, J.
Davidson,  ^V'l-.
Fulton,   Hugh
McMillan, T.
Davidson.  Wis.
Steels, J. Wl.
Carroll,   H.-
Wood burn, Msses
Jones,  D. W.
/Hutcbisson.  James
Pollard,   Hsary
Rogers, Joki
PrQve��,   Janes
Allsopp,   J.
Wrigkt,   W.
Weir,  J.   R.
Treweek,   T.
Sp��u.'e, TT_��.        x
Sintpsem,   W. *.
fiunss,   A^oli.
Noea, F.
Walters, ��.
Patterson,  B.
Kerr, J.
Razzano, 'B.
Smitk,  Wst.
Timothy,  Grif.    ,   x
Muir, John
Little, Joka
Axelson, C.
Hughes,  H. i
Smith,  Geo.
O'Cossell,  T.
Ryai, 'Joks
Ingham,   James.
McMurtrie,  Joka
McMillan,  P.
Auckiavoie,  Alec.
Callander,   Jaaoe
Kerr, Jokn
Sabiston,  D.
Sanderson, Wss.
Jackson,  W.
Kerr, Thos.
Fletcher,- W.        x
Knight,  A. O. x
Roberts,  Gee.        x
Thomas, .D. J. x
Bisklc,   J*bn x
Wassea,  A. ���.
Frasor, W.  G.
Ferguses,   Joe.  ���
Bixea,   J.
J awes, F. W.
��iK��rd,  Sidsey
Rokertsen, Wat sr.
Meljifcosk,   S.   I.
Mills,  C.  VT.
tfasuel, J.
Lewis, J. W.
Gould, Sasipseu        x
Park, J��hn
Williamson, R.        x
Gear,  R#bt. x
Miles,  H.  0.
Gourlay,  Dave.
llerto.   Ben.
Ninimo,  J.   P.
Gil ckrist,  WiM.
Robertson,   A.   G.
Duusuauir,  J. x
JoneSj Walter
Provis, T.
Allen,   Chas.
i Young,  Lewis;
'Frascis, D.
Wii*son, ��-. R.
Hill, Qua.
Malls, W. G.
Jamesi XI.
James, G. vr "-"
Scartk, fteo;���''.���
Goodea.  T.
Any
Kind
of
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Job
Printing
Done Promptly arid
WELL
At
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Office
Pr.R.B. Dier
Surgeon Demist
<\l work guaranteed, and at reaso**
able rates.  '
tfighSt. Lad>snith
!   OPEN AT ALL HOURS.
ilAY, GRAIN and     -.
farm mm I
Orders will be delivered anywhere
in the city promptly and at the low*
sst ^possible prices.
Leave orders at Ckristis's,, on t_a
^���plaaadi.
James Warm cK
COMMERCIAL HOfEL
(st Avenue
x
MR. and MRS. T. J. THOMAS, l.ito
of   Mount Sicker Hotel,  aid of  tho
Palace  Hotel,   Nanaimo,  kav��     purchased the jj
 COMMERCIAL  IIOTEL^���'���
on Douglas Street, Victoria, -s-pposit*
the city  hall,   and iivile their     oil
PATRONS AND  FRIENDS .TO VISIT THEM WHEN IN  VICTORIA.
Oi STOCK IS COMPLETE
IN GENTSV FURNISHiilGS
Mens' Clothing, Boys' aad ��� Yeut-W!
Mens' White Dress Shirts, Bonin, Sal
ems Negligee Shirts in Taney Pair
terns, Linen aud Celluloid Coila����r
Sun's, Neckties, and Suspesders in
large varieties.. In Youths' Bojs' aOl
Mens'. silk aud Japanese 1 nifetal
Handkerc-liiefs, also is . Ladies' fa.noj[
silk and limen. Boots and Skoesl in
all  Sizes.
Don't lorgel the place, ���* Hi_lnB__
Next to. Hardware Store. ,    ,
John  J. THOMAS^ .  i.
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A   Jamaican Lady  Speaks  Highly ef
Chamberlain's  Cough  Remedy.
Mrs.  Michael  Hart,  wife  of  the superintendent oi  Cart Service at Kingston,  Jamaica,  West Indies Islands,
says   that she has   for some  years ns-
sd  Chamberlain's   Cougb   Remedy  for
coughs,     croup and  whooping cough
and has found  it very  beneficial.    She
has      implicit      confidence  in it   aud
would not   be without  a bottle   of it
iu      her home.    Sold  by  Ladysniith
Pharmacy.
Public  Notice
Attention Is called to the   fact that ths
Ogilvie   Flour Hills Co,   Limited
makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUR, have for some time
past been producing flour in a rastly improved and purified form
by the aid of ELECTRICITY
and having secured control of    all the basic patents relating thereto, take this epportunity of a  dvising  the  public  that  any
orized users of the electrical   flour purifying processes  will be prosecuted.
Ogilvie Flour Mills Company Limited
are the    only    millers in. Caniia. whose     Flour
s purified by the   el�� c trie process
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' I. hf  ;:.:*&������C\-   '���������'  vV  THE   DAILY   LEDGER  LOCAL ITEMS  M=MS-5S5i_-___fi_____iii  FIRST CLASS DRESS MAKING  done at a Reasonable Pries,  Mrs. Trehearne, High Street, 3rd,  Avenue. )  - i ��������� ��������� ,     .  The Deicourt-Libeaiia trouble was  settled out of court, so there was no  case on Saturday night.  Miss Sarah Davis returned this  morning to Victoria, where she will  renew her studies at the High School  Mr.  13.  Blair returned on the moruf  ing train from a visit to Nanaimo.  Mr. P. Pray, of the Bank ��������� of Commerce stuff, returned this mornipig  from a visit lo his home in Nanaimo.  Mr. \V. W. Walkcm, who has been  con lined to his lied for a couple of  d;iys, i1- about again Hits morning.  CROCKERY  CHINA SETS AND  -CUT GLASS SETS-  ������������������������������ ���������������������������������-';  All Are  Mr.   Russell  the   passengers  morning.  Simpson was   among  from Nanaimo this  Mr. Cavin, of Simon Lciser's local store returned this morning from  a visit lo Nanaimo.  Miss Hutchison, daughter of Mr.  and Mrs. James Hutchison, returnei'  to High School in Victoria this mo1  ning. On Saturday evening last Cvlt.  and Mrs. Hutchison gave a farewell  jK-.rly for their 'daughter and a large  number of guet>ts spent a very enjoyable  evening.  .NOTICE  Notice   is hereby given   that  I   will  not be responsible for debts contrac  ted in my name byiany person without my written .order.      ^  JOHN GOGO.  Smoke Big B. Cigars.        _     '  On .Ian. 17th., Mrs. .Jeani Templar will give an address in the Presbyterian Church on the journeyings  of eight hundred American pilgrims  through   Palestine. Mrs.   Templar  was, British Columbia's delegate 1o  the famous Sunday School convention recently held nt Jerusalem.  I. O. O. F.  Harmony Lodge No (i I. O. F.,  meets tonight at 7.30 o'clock to ir  stall the officers for the ensuing term  It is expected there will he aiargc  ���������turn out of members and visiting  brothers.  Eastern Oysters  Just Arrived, at  Blair & Adam's.  Ladysmith,   B.  C, Jan. V,   190G.  Jusl as lhe noon tra.in was pulling  ������lit of the local station a man v/ji'i  'ound on the brake under the first ear  1-Ic evidently intended taking a trip  to Nanaimo. on the cheap, but the  sharp eyes of a small boy'sighted  himaiHl the. wink was given to the  brakeman, who promptly stopped the  train . and turned  the  individual   off''  Eastern Oysters Just Arrived,  at  Blair&,Adam's.  Of Good Make  Handsome Patterns  At Reasonable Rates  ���������    . ���������..  ������     ���������      ���������  ���������  The Ladysmith Hardware Co. Ltd.  LEADERS      OF FASHION.  CHRISTY'S  HATS  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  riUDILLT  -CLOTUIH  -awossta  Kootenay  Steel  Range  STRONG  CRATES  Just one turn is  necessary to operate  the Kootenay grates, and they are made in such a  way that live coals are never dumped into the  ishpan.  This makes the Kootenay Range much easier to  operate and more economical on fuel ��������� than the  ordinary cheap range fitted with common grates,  The Kootenay is equipped with many other  exclusive and special features, which should be  examined before buying any other range.  Sold by all enterprising dealers. Write for  booklet.  McCIary_5  London,  ft  Toronto,        Montreal, Winnipeg,  St. John, N. B.  over  ���������Snok*. Little B Cijar.'  January  Kairht _.���������  magaaUes saw  is  at  The sixth mar- -is of Downs-hire  rovels in this ������������������'inij o.-'ing Hiring ���������'���������of  names: Arthur Wills John WeiHnsr-  ton; Bliuidell, Trumboll, Roden, HiH'.  Before he was three years old he succeeded to seven titles and 127,000  acres of;estates'in County Downs.and  Berkshire.  Dickens''  "Old   Curiosity  Shop"  is  No.  13  of.the. street where lit stands  near  Lincoln Inn fields.    His      now  owned     by a.waste paper merchant,  ho  is enterprising enough to carry  on,   besides his professional trade,    a  business in selling Dickens souvenirs.  ��������� ���������: ���������-o ��������� ���������  On a seismograph at Silma, India,  presented to the meteorological department by Professor Ormori, the  Japanese earthquake expert, the shock  caused by the blowing up of the  steamship Chatham in the Suez canal,  2,500 miles away,   was   recorded.  NOTICE  Z '���������"���������������������������"���������        LADYSMITH  Consilium's ars recurs ted  lo call at  lay  Water     Rates, .Wflnrpea the Ifllh  1__  WATRP-''VVOPKS  the  e*iee     ot   ReherUi   Stre.0fc  and  tie 2ilh of each mouth.  J. J BLAND   SUPERINTEND EXT.  vni  United  States  Senator  Frank     B.  Brandegee,  the new memLer      from  Conneticut,  has a particular fad   for  the . planting of trees and  the cultivation  of shrubbery  and  vegetation  of one sort or. another,  and his favorite line of reading is biology.  ������������������������������������������������������+������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������>���������  w. c. & i. mm  AND CGLI.IS  P.CKMD m SLATER SHOE  For Men  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  QUE^N QUALITY  For Women  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  These Lines Can Be  ���������Bought TroBi���������  Walter* &  Akcnhead  In. R. SSHIPSOf*!  Solicitor, Etc.  Money to   Loan  t Amine -     UD/>vl 1   '-  -*���������"    ��������� ��������� ������������������  heieliy   inquired'"' io  take   eotice and  govern himsplf accordingly.  The qualifications },y law  required,  to be possessed  by    Mayor are suck  jicrsons  as  t*.rc  male   British subjects  of  the: full  age   of twenty-one years,  and are     not   disqualified under "any  law, and have been for the next sir  months preceding the day of .nomination, the    registered     owner, in the  Land Registry office, of land and real  property in the City of lhe assessed  value     on the last ������\Iunicipal Assessment    roic   of one     thousand   dollars'  or     more,'    and  who are otherwise  ' qualified as municipal voters.  j    The     qualification by law required  j lo 1������ possessed  by     Aldermen are  such     persons as     are male Britisk  ' subjects  of  the     full  age  of twenty-  I one     years and     are not .disqualified  under any  law and have been for the  ' six months next preceding the day of  nomination tho     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 voters.   '���������  Given    under     my   hand at Ladysmith  the 4th Jay ������f January, 1906'.  JOHN STEWART,  Returning Officer.  MENS  FUR N IS  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 (he 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 13.'" Cigars.  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 greatly Reduced Prices       v  MENS SUITS $15 NOW$i2.5o  BOY'S SUITS $4.00 NOW $2.75  Buy a Suit of Clothes for the Boy  SIMON LEISER & CO ltd.  GATACRE 8T  LADY SMITH  W. G. Fraser  MUNICIPAL NOTICE  6E0. t 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 that I it.-u.uiii; tlie nicsencc  of the said electors at the City  Hall, Ladysmitii, on the fifteenth day  of January, JJOG   ^������'clock noon Province of  for   the purpose oi electing peisont. io ���������  represent    them     in the     Municipal  NOTICE is hereby given that an application will be  made to1 the  Leg-  Merchant Tailor,  1     1 ��������� f       *  (1st Avenue)  Pall Stock  on   hand. Call earlv and  gef your choice  Stoves  Stoves  Pattern and Lates*  British Columbia, at its next session  for an Act to incorporate a Com-  nany with power to acquire, purchase, construct and operate the undertakings of the Vancouver and  oast-Kooteiiay Railway Company;  ���������the Alberni     and Cowichan Railway.  WATCHE  _������������������������,, ^.^r-,m(i7^r... 1     r ii>ir>nif 1 ��������� 11-11! iTiiiifiiffiinlilli^  PICKLES   AND   SUACES  ^MkKsvcmiasmmMm%Smtau  Cr0_3������& Bfoekwali'S PickUS-in pint bottles-mixed  Chow chow  Girkin's White Onions  Walnuts  Mustard  35C. PER  BOTTLE  Lea '-'ft Perrin's Sauces   35c, 65c. &  $1.25 Bottle  C. fit B. Sto������e Jar*, Assorted Pickles 60c.  Gillard's    PiquaMt   Sauce   25c.  Batty's Nabob Sauce 35c.  French   Capers,   Chutney,   Cur   rie 'Powder,      Salad Dressing,   Celery  Salt,      Tabasco Sauce.  Chile    Sauce,   Hor.se   Radish,   etc,   etc.  and Other jewelry of First Class Quality  B.-FORCIMHER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPTICIAN  First Avenue,    XXX      Ladysmith,  I PAINTING  AND  PAPERHANGING  Council  as Mayor and  Aldermen.  The    mode of nomination of candidates shall he as follows:  The     candidates  shall  be  nominated.'  in writing,  the' writing shall be sub--,  scribed "by  two voters of  the Munic-  rality as'   proposer and-'seconder and  shall be    delivered   to the Returning Company; the Kamioops & Alliu Kail  Officer at any time between the date way. Company;'and the Midway    and  of .the notice and 2 p. m- of the day j -cni0I1 Kailvvay   company; and to ac-  of nomination,��������� and in;the event ota'qUiIe an lhe rights, powers  and pri-  ,,oll   becoming    necessary,   such   poll      hgc_  oI the said  Companies;       aud  will be'opened on. the -18th January, | ^..^       wer.-.,._ exercise  all   the pow.  190G   at the      Cit-y   Hull,  Ladysmith,   .^  conlained   ._; the Acts   ol   lncor.  and kept open t.ntil 7.00 p.  m. uf ������������������.ip<*raiiibn oI the said Companies; and  same   day,  of which  every  person  ���������* Wllh>wer to acquire, purchase, con-  struct  and  operate  the  undertaking  of- any   otner Railway  Company    or  Companies; and with power  to   subscribe    tor and   purchase   the  stock,  bonds, debentures or other securities  of any Railway     Company;   and     to  exchange the stock  or  other  bonds,  debentures or other securities of-tits  company  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    [lower  to  promote any  Rail-  ay Company or Companies,  or    to  amalgamate   with  any Company'    or  Companies;  and  with all  the     other  and nccessaiy powers conducive to the  carrying out of the Company's under-  talcing.  Dated at Victoria, 12. C., this 22nd  day or November,  1905.  ROBERTSON        ROBERTSON,  Solicitors   for   (he  Applicants.  __o���������  We are now showing a  Large Stock of  Handsome Watches, Ladies and Gents  RINGS  B. C  We arfl making them oi the Newest  Styles.  WE DO ALL KINDS OP FOU NDRY WORK  One Prices are Reason* ble  SEE OUR   NEW STOVES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  and at LadysmithJjHardware Company '  LADYiSHITH   IRON & STOVE WORKS CO., LTD.  NOTICE; The Eaquimait and N.  uairuo Railway Company will apply  to the parliament of Canada at it-  next session for an Act extending  the time iur comniencing and completing aa e.tuiuion of its iuuin line  to Comox aad the br-nches referred  to in its Act oi Iaoorporation and  also enipowering' the Company to'construct and operate a railway from  Comox to a point* at or near Canm-  beii River also a branch frem its  main "line at or near Duncans via  powirhau^VaIie]r,;.;io'. Alberni, also a  oranc:h from a point at or near Englishman's River ��������� to Alberni Canat  and a teaach from a puint at or near  Conic**, via (.'umiiriapd south-westerly to Alberai Caaal and giving the  Compaiy general powers to construct  branch liaes    and fdr ether purposes.  Dated at Victoria this 14th day of  i>eceml)et>.l905.  .;.'-' W. F. SALSBURY,  Secretary E. * N. Ry.  The lessee shall have a dredge is  operation within one season from the  date of the lease; for each five -miles. >  Rental, $10 per annum for each mile  of river leased. Royalty at the rate  of 2. per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000. ..  w. w: CORY,  Deputy of the Minister  of  *��������� In-  ������rior.  ,;  FOR  mtw&mi^mzrjtz^E^&'zs������  Neatly and Artistically Done  S. ROCDDI-NG "���������   Orders  Promptly   Executed  --   LADYSIV1STH  mmmmrrmL\rj\\iw MitButTVKiMia  lair & Adam  Notice  A. HOWE.iofCHEMAlNUS.has opened the MEAT-  ) MARKET lately   run  by W. Ward, on Roberts street  WITH A FULL ]UNE OF FIRST CLASS MEA1S  Perk and Sausage a Specialty  A TRIAL SOLICITED  A.   HOWE  K.A  PLone  20  NOTICE is hereby given that an application will be made lo the Leg-  iative Assembly of the Province of  British Columbia at its next. session for an Act lo revive, ratify, and  confirm the Cowichan-Albei'ii-i and  r'ort liupert Railway Company Act,  and extending the time for commencing construction of the said railway,  and of expending ten per cent,  of Mi3 Compaiiiy's capital thereon,  and to empower the Company lo extend its railway from any point on  its line to the City of Victoria, er  to any point on Esuuimnlt Harbor;  or in the alternative to incorporate  Company to build the line of railway set out in the Act of Incorporation of the said Company, with the/  extension hereinbefore mentioned, and  with all-the powers oontained inthe  Model  Railway  Bill. :.   .  Da fed at Victoria,  B.C., 22nd  No-  mber,   1005.  ROBERTSON &   ROBERTSON,  Solicitors  for  the ' Applicants.  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 <������nc individual or eompany.   Royalty at thr  rate    of ten cents per ton of Ji.OOO  pounds    shall     be collected  on  the  gross output.       < '��������� '  Quartz���������A free miner'a certificate is  granted upon payment ir advance of  S7.5# per annum for an individual,  mil from $50 to $190 per a_nuin for  ���������i company, according to capital.  A     free miner, having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500 x  1,508 feet.    The fee  for  re-  ording a claim is $5.00  At least $100 must be expended on  JheijjIaiHi each year or paid to the  ���������nining recorder is lieu thereof. When  5500 has been expended or paid, the  locator may, upen having a survey  made, and upaa complying with oth-  sr requirements, .purchase the land at  $1 an acre.  The patent provides for the pay-  nif-nl of a royalty pf 2J per cent on  Hit" 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.  The HOTEL PORTLAND LEASE,  Furniture, etc., will be sold at      a  bargain.  For  full. information  apply-  lo John Gogo, Proprietor.  to  I'C-  ; MUNICIPAL  NOTfC-*].  : Election of School Trustees.  Public notice is ierjoy vium  the electors of the Almueipality  the City of Ladysmith, that I  quire the presence of the said electors at. the Cily I-IalI, Ladysmith, '  on-Monday, the 15th day of January, 1906 from 12 noon to 2 p. m.r  for the purpose of electing . two'. persons as member's of the board of  Trustees of Ladysmith School. District.   -������������������''���������'.'.  Any person being a house holder  in the School District, and . being  a British subject of 'the full age  of twenty one years, and otherwise  qualified by the Public Schools Act o  lo vote at an election of School  Trustees in the said district," is eligible to be elected to serve as a  School  Trustee.  The  Mode of 'Nomination. ,of Candidates   shall   l>c   ns   follows:  The candidates shall be nominated  In writing, the writing shall be sub.  scribed by two' voters of lhe municipal ily as proposer and seconder,  and shall,bo delivered to lhe Rcturn-  'irig Officer, at, any lime between the  date of the notice and 2 p.m. o>  the. day' of nbminntion and in the event of a poll becoming necessary such  -poll' will be opened-on -Thursday,  the 18th day of January, IflOR at  the City1 Hall aforesaid from :0 a.m.,  till 7 p.m., at which time and place  each elector who is duly r<f.ialified  to vote for Mfeyor will be. entitled  tocast his vote far two candidate's  for. members ,of the Board of School  Trustcos' but may  only  cast one  votcfor any such candidate, of which  every person is hereby required to  ������!>Vc take notice and govern himself  accordingly.  Given under my hand at Ladysmith, this fifth day of January,  190G.  JOHN  STEWART  Returning    Offioer.  <   <*)

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