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 I  Ui������  lHu  CitlVr  NOV 16 1905  ������2.  G-  ft  f  1  VOL.2,  TUESDAY, NOV. 11,  1905  PRICE FIVE   CENTS  f-I  I  i  I  FISHERMEN ORDERED TO DEPART  Arrived  Here Yesterday,  it  is  Said to Net Trout at the Head  of the Bay        J>  Provincial Constable Was Notified  and Forbade Them to Use  Their Nets  RESTRAIN V- V. & E.  RAILWAY LAND  WORK ON  THE NEW  C. P. fi. HOTEL  i  , k  I  I  i  I  las i  mentioned      in  the*?e coiunins  of the bay.   It was evident   that fish-  ..,*ing,    a tug   lowed half     a    ermrn, incslly     Japs but one or'two  do ui fisaing bouts to the Jicad of, Uie  I  f  t  -  white     men, were   not doing ���������alcgiti-  niute business, for one     net  was al-  bay yesterday afternoon.     It was sus  ���������c;u|v cast and     iu th(J boat-were a  pected directly Hioy   were .seen in  the  Iiumber  rJ saimm,  from appearances  harbor that they were on  a poaching ml   take|1     from {he ' witer      Tf,e  errand,.and these .suspicions, it would C0IlStable ,l0Birc,i the  men to haul'in  .   seem,   weie    not  unfounded.    Thanks _(heir  ^   ^     -^.^   for somc tjniCj  to the   prompt taction of Uie panin-  J,iev rcriised  to do.'    It proved to be  cial constable local anglers, will still  a* v^_y fmo  -.sienei through ivhich-.no  have a chance, of pursuing .liieir'favor ^n trout could have, escaped.   ^N0  ite passt'.mc with chances of luck at (|o,lN     ,ia,(1 t,,ey.   not  ^_en in,t<;lfere,d  , the head of    the hay.   whereas had it  with  t,hev    wouJd hftVe clearcd aAVay  not  lieen    for the  timely  iirL.rfcirncc alJ  -,,*,<; '    ,roiit  that   now abound at  of Mr. Oasshty    and  American Blair,   Lhat spot.   As fishing with nets, even  the probabilities ������.ro that nitiny a fine for sai,non at'the mouth of <.the creek-  speckled trout which, will, dr..ring 'the at, the   jiead of the hajr is  iiiegai'-0���������  '  weeks to.    come be hauled s(ut by our acColint of the narrowness, of the'bay  fishermen (riends, would |iav������ fallen a at  that point,    (the fishing  laws-.re-  prey  to  lhe   Oriental  owners,of the   ,1Uj.rj,,g    the mouth of'a Mver to be .a  little   fleet,  and    instead or,   gracing* certain, width     before  netting can be  the table   of some Ladysmith  home done,) the constable ordered  the fleet  or hotel, ��������� have been used   for the Sg- 0li and off   they went,  the Tug tow-  nominious purpose of  filling cans and  ing the scow     which is said  to have  and    eventually    satisfying Hie appe-  neen brought   for the purpose  of-car-  tites of    the subjects of    Uuj Mikado ryivg io Vancouver the large qluanti-  in the Far East. -        *   j ties of trout which the-fishermen had  Jt seems as soon as Mr.  Blair saw j,opeu to t catchj an<1 tr,e flecfc of fcix  the  Ting,    Burrodia    was     its name,   boats.      They  went down'    towards  Vancouver,   -Nov. 14. {Spec-aiD-WAn     Construction work on the C P.  R.  injunction, lias  been granted  restrain- holel is  ])eing ])llshed  toiwaxd  at a  ,ng the V.V. &     E.   from Midway   vciy gQ0(, _ale _f p_ogrc_s>  gayff lfte  Railway land.      The  Gieat  Northern-,-. ,    ..      ���������,,, ._    . .  .  Colonist,    lhe  contractors   are tak-  wiii  probably petition   foe cx-propria-  ���������   ���������     , ���������      ,���������    , ... ,  1   ' '    ' mg     full   advantage  of  the  present  I spell  of line  weather and are  utiliz-  0 ' ing all the  men they can put on the  job.    For  a time  the work   was delayed slightly  by   the non-arrival    of  the pressed   bricks   from Seattle, but  since  Micir arrival   the  work  is   not  being allowed \to lag.    -  At the  present  time the bricklayers     are  busy 0n  the ground  lloor,  ami   are      rapidly   making   progress.  There    are  at  present about       ten  despatch from  Kobe,  .Japan, un- ������"i.-KJajcrs on  the  work,   who   lay on  the  aveiage   2,500   bricks  a day,  besides the more skilled mco-jaincs who  lay  the pressed brick.   It is  the intention to double the gang in  a few  days,  hut at present they are unable  A. FIRE '  ABOARD THE  SHIP DAKOTA  ROOSEVELT'S 40-  VfCE 0EUTRE TO  C  I  New York,     Nov.  IA.��������� A Tiibune  dispatch from     Washington sajs that  President Hctosevel't's message to. the'  Fifty Ninth     congress has been completed and contains an important section dealing  with  the Panama Camia.1  It impressed on the Congress the necessity of immediate legislation, making   it  possible  for  the  Secrelaiy  of  the     Commission   to     dispose of  the  $135,000,000     worth  of bonds issued  and already authorized and to remove  all  doul-H. as  U> the authority of  fclic  coni'inission     to   begin  al> mice with  the disbuiS'Miu'iil of   proceeds       from  such bond    ile.  NO QUORUM FORMED  LAST EVENING  Absence of Members of Council  Causes Transaction of Bus^  iness to he Delayed  It is Suggested  That   a  Salary  Bylaw be Passed by the  Council  A  dcr yesterday's dale says: "Fire  ���������broke out sunldt niy on, the Circat Northern strtiinshi*) Dal ola Sunday afternoon  at  'I  o'clock.      It is  repoit-  .... ,, .   , ,  ,.       m,, , to get any more men on the  job ou  ed tnat some maftingi caught fire. The)        b   _,    ; ,   .        .....     , ,       .   ,  ������ account of being slightly  delaved   bv  damage was not seiious  and the ves  sel will  sau for Yokohama-today."  the sicne-cutUTS.  For a time the stone saw kept tlv  P.  C. Coinerse;  head  of tiie traffic cutters back,  and tbey have not been  department  01  the Circat Northcni at a,)Je to (;atch  UP. but tl,Ls Sul'K wiU  ���������    t,.       .   .   ,      ,,   . ,    ,    , ...   also be increased in  a few davs and  Seattle, sta'led      that he had received   ... ,   .   ..   . ,, ���������   ' ..  it  is expected   that  evervtluiij;     aviH  a cat*Je_ram   from   Capt.   Franckc   of   . (hell  g0 aJong  hl a very" brisk  ,nan_  the steamship Dakota      to the eltect ner.  GOVERNMENT   ���������  JSHIP KESTRAL  IS TOO SLOW  that 'a slight fire ������iad broken out in  No. 2 hold. There were .two or three  small roils of matting which had been  ignited by the carelessness of a coolie, who had thrown a I'sJitcd curette on them. The fire wasput out  in a few minutes and the ship "sailed'  on schedule time  tow that little fleet into thc harbor'  he had an inkling of their mission.  He had heard that the fishermen had  been netting trout off the Gulf Islands, and thinking they wetre up to  similar mischief this trip he communicated Ins fears to the provincial  constable     and  together     tbese two;  Chemainus, where -it is sakl about  five thousand salmon were caught  yesterday by these enterprising fishermen. v  The prompt action of Mr!- Blair and  the provincial constable is to. be commended. Too -much poaching is done  hy Japs on this coast and any acticli  ANOTHER FREAK IN  PROVINCIAL   MUSEUM.  1 The steel work is attracting considerable attention from the passerby, who is greatly puzzled to know  what the steel angles are being put  up for. In order 1o enlighten, the  cunoiiSs ones it may be stated that  the angles form,an arch to hold the  ceiling or the large dining room. H  j is, the intention to have the dining-  room   built entirely      without a col-  which has not heretofore come     to  light     is that the Dominion government cruiser Kestrel  is so slow th.it  she     could  not catch  any  of       the  poachers   working  out of Seattle and  Tacoma, unless aided   by good  luck.  rays  the  Vancouver  World.    The best  the Kestrel can do under any circumstances  is  between   10  and   II   milesi  an   hour,   while   of   the  Seattle  fleet  which has  been  poaching  up  in   Uec-  ate Stiait local waterfront men .say  that the old Edith   out pi Tacoma is  the     only one     that could  not run  away      from' the  Kestrel,  The   San  worthies -made their way to  the head'to stop^ it is welcome.  1 =^-  ��������� 1  Mr.   Kermode,  the curator of     the  Provincial     Museum,     has    another  freak son his  hands-This  time it is a .  (be very strongly ]>ufc together. Work  mule !    ..:��������� ...... "_���������, ���������,,  ���������.,,.���������       .......  the  iimn or pillar, of any description. The   Juan' which n*-���������*1*' brought in the  ouMic dining   room   will.be about 90   ^MOO pound catch from Coronation  xllfl  feet, which  will   make it one of  lslanfl      to     Seattle, 'is   a powerful  the largest on  the'coast,  and to  be   bout     Slmi*ar to the New England,  without supports for the ceiling will' and c*ai'a������>le of making V6 or  U miles  .-in  hour,   or  even   better   if crow-  J  make i,b look even larger.  The steel  work for  the palm  garden  is also in   place and appears  to  pair of ��������� uneven antlers  from a,  i  deer.    One of   !he  antlers   is of  Hi  '(/   j /! >  vk/f  PERISHES SUDDENLY  ON A HUNTING TRIP  i /  New   Westminster,    Nov.      14.���������A    body at all, and  it is supposed eith-  jer heart failure or exposure was* the  cause  of death  lonely death high up on the mountains, far from home and not even  a living soul within miles, was the  sad   fate which  overtook  E.   R.' Mc-  'Donald,   a well  lcnjown- resident       of  Abbotsford,  while on a hunting  trip  on  Thursday  last. '   .<  .''', McDonald left  his home near '' Ma-  He was   known     to  suffer from heart trouble.  The ,  awful task oi.carrying their  -.cad comrade home was* commenced,  but owing  to the extreme roughness  of the trail they were only able to  get 'tb.thg"' bottom of the mountain.  pie Grove, a short distance fcom Abr. 'last  night.    They  prepared to  camp  botsfoid,   last Thursday' morning  in  ' for the night and built a, fire around  company    with     a neighbor.   Charles -which-'.' they  sat  and  slept,   taking  Purver, and the latter's son,  on    " a  turns  in  watching- over  the "-remains  ti '  deer-hunting exi>edition,    They  went  a* considerable distance, and  were star  ting to asceiid the, mountains  when a  big buck was sighted.    In,, the chpise  that followed McDonald  became separated' from     his  companions., and  when Mr.  Purver and his son reached the top of the mountain Mr. McDonald was nowhere to be seen. Several, sho ts were fired, aut no  answer  was j received,  so  they  decide*! that  he must have stopped   below-v  However,   whan  the Messrs.   Purvis  returned  home they  found that McDonald  had not got  back,  and  as he  did  not put  in an  appearance     that  night  search  parties   were .organized  of  their  deceased  friend.    Other residents of  Abbotsford went out eaily  this morning and helped tto bring tne  body in the rest  of. the. way.      Dr.  Ktewart. of Mission, coroner for the  district,1 was  notilied,  and  an       inquest is .being held this afternoon.   ���������  ��������� The late  E.. R.   McDonald  was 36  years  of" age, and was a native  ���������--,'.ot  Wisconsin,, but .owing  to; illness :-..h_  gave     up      a lucrative  law   practice  there, and came.to Abbotsford, where  he'organized  the   Firaser   River  rite  ������.t Pole Company,  and occupied    tiie  position     of manager.up, to a     few  I weeks   ago,   when, the concern      was  natural shape, while the other begins  to .branch almost   from  the       point  where  it leaves  the skull.   Specimens  of Stone's      mountain sheep, known  amon'g   hunters  as   the  black sheep,  have  been presented  to  the museum  by  C.   W. Clifford,   W.P.P.   Tbey   "are  expected( to   arrive   soon   and       are  described as  splendid specimens.    At  present there is a male of the species  in the museum.   Those which     haAe  been  presented .include a male and  a  female.     The   intention cf Mr.   Kermode, is. to   make a group   collection  o'l-.-'-lie. three.-  A- brief,'telephone   message  to    the  Oregoniaii '   from 'Tiiamoc.lv, Or., stated  that   an -unidentified- "���������four-master"  went ashore in   the breakers  off  Tillamook Bay at five p.m.. Sunday,  men are also engaged on the fireproof floors, which are constructed toy  a special preparation and held in  place,by innumerable  wires.  It is the intention   to continue the  work  through   the  whole waiter, provided  the weather is not- too severe,  and   when spring  arrives  they      expect   to  have  the   building  m  a fair  way towards completion..  ed. The schooner North, which is  j.ibi[av onuo.a' A.iiTcon oi|') -ye .wou  under seizure, might, with a little  good luck, have gotten away from  the Kestrel. The North has a 60-  lve-Tse. power gasoline auxiliary,  which is supposed to give her "eight  knots speed and with any kriicl of  breeze at all she would easily heat  10  miles.  f 'ii account of the absence of the  Mayor, and the liability of Alderman Malone to attend, there was n0  meeting of the City Council last evening. With two members absent it  is impossible to form a quorum. 'The  business that would have come up  for discussion last evening had there  Ijcrr a meeting was na( at all in*por  t���������nt, consisting chiefly of tl*o passing  of accounts.  Recently Uieie has been considerable talk of the advisability of the  present council passing a bylaw providing a salary for the members of  the next Council. In other cities  such a bylaw is in force "and it is*un-  ('erstood that in Nanaimo the aldermen are paid $10 per month, the  Mayor $25, monthly, for their services  to the city.  Those of the citizens who argue iin  .-avor of tho passing of such a l*;-Uw  I -j-'nt out that it would i'o a  lot towards avoiding delay in transition of City business on account of  i o quorum being formed. They say  several members of the present council aie employed in the mines. At  certain times these gentle-men are  working 0n   the     af lei noon shift and  and consequently there is fluently  no quorum formed. The supporters  of the proposition say that if the  members of the board were receiving  a salary they would no doubt be willing to lose a shift when necessary to  attend a meeting because tlie amount  they would be receiving from the city would make up for the loss they  would be subject to by so doing.  The members of the Council are at  present considering the matter.     Up  to this    time they have not felt warranted   n     passing a   salary bylaw  on account of the somewhat crippled  state oi the finances.   Whether or not  the    citizens     generally would favor  such  a bylaw is   not known, and no  doubt the present  board would care  to take no action unless assu-ed that  it would meet with     approval from  the majority.   Some of  those   who  urge     that the movement be made,  suggest that   the amount to be paid  th'- mayor    and aldermen be haif ;l.e  sum     received by the Nanaimo council, until     the state of the finances  warrant a larger expenditure in this  direction.   It is understood that mem  hers  of the council cannot vote salaries  for  themselves.   If  the council  DISCOVERED PLATINUM  AT VALE,  B.  C.  Samples of platinum  sand brought  to Seattle     by Henry'Stanislaws'ki'/  manager of  the  Yale  Hydraulic Min--  ing     Company,   taken  in the recent  clean-up of >the mine at Yale,  B.  C,,  on      the  Fraser   river   give   returns  C. P. R. DID  NOT PROTEST  Sir Thomas Shaughncssey today denied     the report  that .tho.''Canadian  Pacific had     entered   a'vigorous protest against tlie alleged policy o;f the  government     in according the  Allan  line a ten-year  mail   contracts,'says a  to attend a meeting'of the bouncil at passed a by-law it would not come  such Jimes they are obliged to lose a ;Jito effect until next year. Thc *-\aPe  shift, which of course means a pecun- if the next council passed the bf-  uiry loss. Under the existing cir-'law it would not .benefit them as  cuiusLmces it, is pointed out that it could not be enforced during their  I hey cannot be     expected to do this,   term of office.  WORKMEN GET RICH  WASHING TAILtNGS  from/several assays made by the, C. Montreal .despatch. He. explained  E. Bogai'diis, of. $2 of platinum to" that* irrespective of the'question'of  the pound of black sand. This clean- subsidy, the policy of his company  up, representing one week's ��������� wt'rk af- would tend to shorten the time be-  ter     the    completion of the ground    twecn'Great Britain and the Orient.  Says  a despatch .from  Portland.   The  sluicing, was 109 ounces of. gold ami  llvis,  he added,  was   the reason thev  on Friday morning to scour tlie moim ,sol{|   t0 a number  of eastern  capitat-  tainside in search of him.    Late     in  ists-    Mr������  McDonald was unmarried,  the  afternoon  Mr.   Purver and      his  'but    had     been living here  with his  son  came   upon  McDonald's  body ly-'mother, who came out from (the East  ing  in a crevice  hear  tbe top of the J with   him,   and she  is   the only  reia-  moimtain, where he had  fallen just as  tivc  he leaves  in  this  country.-    lie  he neat'cyi the crest of -lie bill.  Thert ' was  a Ma.son  and ,a member of      the  were no marks of  violence on      the Shriners rank of that- order.  The bishops' or the Anglican  church j  since   their  meeting in  general   synod  in Quebec, have issued a pastoral letter which has been read in the   English  churches from   the   Atlantic  to  the Pacific.  It contains: Prohibition of thc remarriage of either party to a divorce.  Solemn warning against race suicide.  Vigorous denuncialio.il of* the "���������'agarics   of modern  fashionable society.  Injunctions in regard to the preservation of the Lord's  Day.  .The emphatic disapproval of innovations in musical service of *��������� -*  church.  And is interesting reading fiom he-  ginning to end, __  MANY   INQUIRIES!  Though  this   is,.'perhaps,   the quietest season  of the year at the offices  of the Bureau of Provincial-.Information,   nevertheless   a considerable  amount   of correspondence  work,   principally   answering      letters   of- in'quiry  about   the   mineral   and   agricul'turar1  resources   of   the   province,' is   daily  attended   to.    Just   at   the   present,  information   is  being eagerly  sought  of   the  lands  of the northern-interior      through     which Uie    proposed  Grand   Trunk  Pacific railway      will  pass.    Not a day. goes by  but      tho  bureau answers from three to  a dozen letters tearing  on this  section of  the paovince, and bulletin No.   9, ,de-  voted to the undeveloped  areas       of  that   scc_rfMv,;-is   being "largely    dis-   r  bar is .extremely, rough 'and' the steamer Sued  Moore,  the only available .jj,g platinum,  craft, .is for. that reason unable, to/goto  the   unknown  vessel's   assistance.  Local   marine meii are  wholly  at a  loss as* to  the identity of  the craft,  because of the ambiguity   of the   description^       If      it   is a four-nvaste'd  schooner it  is proliably   the William  Bowde'n,   from   San   Francisco,       as  she is  thought  to  be the  only sclioo-n  600 pounds of the black sand cai'i'v-  THE GAME  ACT.  had built- two fast .steamships, which  j are ��������� to   be put    in   commission   next  spring.   .  I    lie   was also  questioned   regarding  the time  between Montreal-.and Van-  The members of the  Fish and Game couver,   and   he  said   that  no   doubt  Clubs  of Vancouver and   Victoria are when   conditions  are   favorable     the  desirous     of securing  two important time, can   be reduced   to   scvenity-two  amendments     to  the game act       of hours.    It was,   be explained,- a jciiues-  British   Columbia.    The  first  is   .   the tion of stoppages.    When  the country  conversioii  of   Cowicban   into   an  or- gets   filled  up   and   the  conditions are  er of that description in  tiie vicinity.'gani/c,(|  clistiy^l.,  and  the .*e::oiul      is such   that, more local   trains can  be  If  it is not   a schooner it .may      .be    t|ie ���������ro.|ii|,ition  of  net   (ishing on the -used,   a much greater   speed  can      bo  Vancouver,     Nov.    11���������Mr.   Angus  White    is     in this city.  He is down  from  Atiin,  having left th-sre on October 31.    He^says  at that time tho  weather was a mild  as it is today in  Vancouver,  and the Pine Creek Power  Company,: was piping away as if  itwas"thc m-'iddle of summer.  Such  a spell of mild weather at this time  of the year, bow-ever,  is unheard of  in   AtlinA    All the other companies  overcome by  sinking hales  and   putting     in large charges  of dynamite  and  loosening  it up. . The  water then  washes     it away like snow.   These  Kg explosions cost about $2,000 each  A   remarkable feature  of this  season's  work was that  the indiwdual  miners   "who .were washing the tail-  ings oT those\who were drifting wore  making  more than  the drifters.    The  earth  from  the low-level hole in tho  bedrock, was  lumpy, -, and little lumps  shut down on the fir.s-t cold snap. The .containing gold were washed     right  Pine   Creek  Power- Company,   ,   Mr-"I over the sluice.boxes intact. As these  White says, has been doing splendid   lumps floated down-stream  they  be-  work this season,  with very good re- came slacked by the action-of    the  suits.  ,The company  adopted a plan ��������� water    and     weather   and the gold  of loosening, the upper earth   which    could thus be recovered... He knew of  has been very effective.   It was very many cases where individual  miners  difficult to  wash away this hard sur- were     making from  $1.50   ' o  '2    n  face earth, and the difficulty has been  hour'washing tailings.  any one of  due off  th  cently  sailed  from   there.  ,f-a dozen "vessels  which are j Campbell  river.    In addition  an  agi-   give;  e Columbia,  ox  have       re- ! tation is on     foot in favor of tbe in-   to   1  tivjiluction of a gun l.eense.  i*en    those  running  the   Pacific.  ������������������.     - .. <t- ���������  from  Montreal  PRESIDENT McCALL  EXAMINED BY COMMITTEE  PRISONER  SET   FREY  ON'   A   TECHNICALITY.  New  ward  New York, Nov. 1.'!.���������John A. Mc.  Call, president of the New York  Life Insurance Company, was called  before the legislative insurance v investigation committee today a.nd was  peremptorily ordered by the com- ,  mittee to demand thc return ,    from  Westminster,' Nov.   II.��������� . Ed-  Williams   was   released   on   habeas corpus proceedings, today by  order of Chief .Justice  1 luiitci:,, .who decided   that  the  prisoner   had iiei'ii"' illegal)*  conwnitted.   Williams  hail   se'rv  ed   one  month  or  a term   of eighteen  months   for stealing   a net.      At   the  trial   the accused   pleaded   f>uilly   and  Magistrate  Corboiild   simply  entered  the  charge and   sentence,   while     tlu:  law     requires-   that   all   evidence! >,i>  taken   down  in   writing.  James Crawford, under sen fence  for live years for forgery, sought lib  erty on the ground   that he was being  tribute*!, . Most  ost of the letters come I es, counsel for the commit Ice, said  from the prairie provinces and from J he had called the attention-of the  across   the   line��������� Colonist. I board of trustees of the company to  his   testimony   before   the commit If *.*  relative to Hamilton and gave     Mr.  Hughes     a copy      oi   his   state-ment,  which  said  if  Hamilton  did  not  return  to  tlie New  York Life the sum  of $2.'->r>.llflll i,y Decoiu-iter .'10., .he would  Europe  to the   United  States of  An-   lli"i!sclf W  !1'   *'*   **���������<���������  company.  Mr.  drew  Ihimilkm,   tbe lawyer who had  Mef-'all said Mr.   Hamilton was eith-  cbargc  of   the  legislative   mafU*rs for   cl" - **���������  Paris'or Naulicim.  the New, York   LU'e.   Mr.  M.cCall was I    Another  interestting   line  of   exam-  further   ordered  to  demand   an      ac- jin.aiion     was  opened  up  just before  illegally     detained at the provincial  counlin"- from Hamilton for the moii- -adjournment for  the day,  when  John  jail.    The penitentiary  autluirilrins re-  eys expended   by him and   of the bal- j McGinn,  an employee of  the  Eq/uita-  cently  refused  to accept  the prisoner  ahec  v.-hich  he "owes   the * New York    able  Life,  produced  letter books  and   because he was  suffering  from a skin  Life.   Mr. McCall demied that it, was  the   policy   of   his  company   to  have  Mr.   Hamilton   remain   abroad   unbil  after   this   investigation   had  been con, > IIV(>   to     kiliiiisr ot  assisting the pas-  ceived   from   Ottawa   ordering  Craw-  cludcd    and said  that on   the      con-    sage  of     every   bill      introduced   intq   ford   to     he removed   to   the pwiiten-  trary he. would very much  like      to | the'legislature that would el.'ecf.    or  have Mr.   Hamilton  return. l"?*l*   the   inteifsts   of   Ihe  insurance  Mr   McCall    replying to  Mr.  Hugh- company  or any  of its  officers.    The  '    " id     '  FOUND HANGING    IN  A BOAT-HOUSE.  Winnipeg,     Nov.   14.���������The   body of  an   unknown  man  was found hanging-  in     a boat-house on thc Red  River.,-'  FORTY-TWO DOLLAR TEA..  "I sold     last Week," said the -tea  expert,,  !.'a pound of-tea for $42. It  was  worth the money, too.  It was  gold tip.  "On every  tea bush grow four   or  five, minute gold tips.   These are as  near  the Winnipeg Rowing  Clubhouse   superior  to  ordinary   tea leaves      as  today  at noon.    There  are  mysterious   features  in  the  case,   which  arc  dillicult     to -explain.    It  is believed  that   the b'>(|}r,  which   was  suspendl������  from   the rafters of  the  house,     has  been   there  for some time,  and it is  believed  the  man rowed out to    the  hcathoi'se,   which   is   anchored   some  distance  in     the   river,   and  banged  himself there.   The body is described  as that of     a man about  thirty-fwc  years   old,   and   was   dressed   in fashionable  attire.  FARMERS'   INSTITUTE,  memoranda showing., instructions from disease.    Crawford   was   then   placed'  Former   Comptroller   Gordan   of   the in   the   provincial   jail.     While       the  iMiiiita-'iic     Life  to A.  C. .Fields  rcia- case   was   being   tried   a wire   was relive   '        "  .1.   R.      Anderson,  deputy  minister  oi" agriculture, and F.  M.   Logan, live  tea.  stock commissioner of the federal de-'  partment of  agriculture,   are  at  present,   touring   the   Okanagan   country  and   lecturing  at   different   Farmers'  Institutes.    The deputy   minister  gives  practical   demonstrations  in     the  pruniiii*,  grafting ��������� and   planting       qf  fruit  trees,    and Mr.  Logan  lectures  'Me.,  champagne is superior to beer. They  are laid', after pickings on strips of.  llannel, so that they ��������� may be'neither  broken nor soiled. To gather a  pound of gold t'ps will take, a man a  day or two, and a 3,000 \or 4,000 acre " plantation will yield only a few  pounds. ;  "The  Japanese and  Chinese nobility usually have a little gold tip  tea  on  hand  for   special   occasions.       A  pound    of  it was  sent  to  King  Edward by  the  Japanese emperor   last  year.  "It is very seldom, though, that  any of,this delicious tea gets on the  market. It looks Hk$ .bird's-eye tobacco, and in flavor and strength -A  ���������is  manv   times  superior to  ordinary  FAME'S  PATHWAY.  Prince  Peter  Kropotldn,   the  ta.'.-  ous Russian social reformer,    s said  to have a better claim to the throne  than  Alexander II.  Harold      A.   Loring,   of  Portland,  has  received   an  appo'intm. nt  on   matters connected with  the live-    frorii the secretary of the interior as  stock   industry,   particularly   with re- 'superintendent  o>  native Indian mus-  tiary. fereiice to  breeding,  aad  on the cul- 'ic. _    (  The application  of   Alex.  McGregor   tivation and conversation of the soil, [    Senator Sturgis, author of Maine s  /or  release on  the ground that     he    etc.. The   itinerv is. as follows:    Nov- most  drastic  legislation for the   en-  line  of examination  will  he followed   had   been   unlawfully   committed, was   ember   15,   Peaehland;   November   10    forcement  of  prohibition,  blandly an-  e<f out  when  tho sessions are resum-��������� adjourned     for  hearing  at  the  next    and   17,  Vernon; November 20,  Kam-'nounces that he is not a total      fcb-  -*'      ->���������*  - ' '$  '        fc--S5������  1 j . '���������_<  .An  ed tomorrow.  sitting of the Supreme Court.  loops; November 21, Salmon Arm.     . stainer  S. .:-.��������� DAILY LEDGER  HE DAILY LEDGER  published   every day except Sunday.  BY       THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  (  . 4  es  ^Our Plans Have Suceeede  Because Whatever We Advertise���������We Have  in  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  ������0 cents  a  month-,    $5 per  year  advance.'    Advertising rates on ap  plication. f  TUESDAY, -NOV. 1-1,   1003  THINK IT   OVER.  Compluii.t   is made  in Nanaimo  of  the disordcly actions of hoys       or  young men who are said  to use   bad  language      iinliM.iiniuiJ.teiy        on   the  stieet and  .n  public  icioits.   It boy*-,  or men,   young ol   old,  icili/cd    how  disgubiing     inch language  is among  decent     people  it   would   be  speedily  stopped     -V  man or bo;,   who has  no  . espeel  for liiins-clt  should  have sonic  foi   othcis.    So  Lu"   as  he   himself   n  coikciiiH,  of all thc disgusting brui-  ei  mi the face of  the eaith   Ihcu*  l1*  none  umiesn   than   the man   who deliberately  or   intentionally   interludes  ordinary     conversation   with  piofan.**  or obscene language,  and boys, even  some   who  have mobhcis  and sisters  Ir.mg   in   the same   town,   sometimes  bo far forget themselves and what is  due others as to use language     that-  should  choke  them.   -  A      little  reflect,on���������*ust   a little���������  will     convince all  such that no boy  or young man could by any possibility  obtain,   or retain   if  he-   did     by  chance obtain,     any position among  decent     people.   Some hoys 1 in Ladysmith,  while not naturally  bad, ha*>e  allowed thomsel.es to become addicted  to language not  pleasant to hear  on  thc street.      Fortunately foi   Ladysmith   thc      number of such is not  large ,but such as do make use of the  language  on the     street or  in publ'c  that  is not.     fit to hear are strongly  urged   to  break at  once and   for    sill  time,   not   only  for   their   own   sal,**  but  foi    the saAcisS of 1 liesr motheis  and sistcis and all  who know them.  Vou simply disgust all you ,mcet under  such   conditions.   Hoys   and * men  who use     such language are we'come  only where     they spend thtii' money,  and  even  there they   are kicked  out  uhenccr  they   fail  to continue       as  producers*.    This article is   not a scr  nion, noi  is it intended to touch  any  one, two, 'or tlucc boys or  men, nor  ha\ e we    any spec al cases  to select  for    thc.     subject oi    a     text,  butif  you    use obscctii*     and indecent language   under   ordinary   circumstances '  on  the streets and in public places,  it  does  mean you.  [The confidence of the puWic js growing greater. The following merchandise js what makes  it jasy for us to do business  Three do/en Ladies'  Sample I'mbreiias,      Pearl,   Bone and Wood|  bandies���������23 per cent, discount and over���������they start at   v     Each 75c. |  ladies' Pure Silk Taffeta Beits,  m.     Black,  Brown,  White, Navy, and Green, a fifty cent, Belt.ior  Palo Blue,  35c.  ."'.   Best (luaUty in  Flannelette -   Slieets and  Blankets, in 10x4 sizes-  Gravor White, special '    ; ���������.'"' ;   !;... ',  'La'dics:;'"Separate ..Starts���������hi- Blue,      Brown,' Black,      Beaver and:   '  Taney effects, ���������only   12  of them, and they sold fur as high as $11.  "*0.    Your cho.ee   .$4.953_2  60  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  , -..������������������,. opndln ' a McetoTi find iloacnrtton ������'  Scientific Mimmm.  t$\im % f!r.,33':3road*ay. ftgW TGI?'  Ol'R Snnw'lXG   OF WIXTKK   .MILLINERY       -1UST   NOW   IS;  AT  ITS I'.IOST.      .Mr. ('. SIMON CKI1  IS      I0AST AND UK IS FOB-1  WARDING   US  THE  LATEST  AND .MOST   EXCLUSIVE NOVEL  TIIOS  IN   HEADWIOAH.  35  *   fe^"     IE you want moderate priced goods���������you'll     find a big variety.���������  See the new* fad  Canvt Hair Tains,   trimmed   with  two Quill  , at,   $I.O ������  BOOTS  AND SHOES  AT COMMERCIAL   STREET  STORE���������  Mens'  Leather  Lined   Vaioti   r    Calf���������This      Shoe  is  a high grade1  Shoe and     eipiai  t0 many soul at $5     Our special  price   ; ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ $3*75 i  "������ueen CUialitij"  For Women���������ask for  No. a4 J��������� it  is  leather lined���������wet  proof sole]  -all one price -!__S3I3_   ���������    .-.$3.75 '  CENTS'   FURNISHING   DHIMRTMENT���������  Our  Bo\S' Two Pioeo  Norfolk Tweed     Suits are ���������taiinch  wearers   Sizes 2-1 to 32. Special Sate of $L:������0 nnd $5  Suits for'   -_���������*^_- *" "~ " ~"     $3,5������!  100 Pairs Boys'Tweed  Short   Pants,   ail   sizes,   good  value,  at  roc. and 75c, Our Price ,   5oc.  D, Spencer,  ���������5 Nanatmo, Limited  BAR SUPPLIED WITH BKS-  WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS' .  ABB0TSF0RD HOTEL  -   . ���������        a ^���������a\a himtinK and fishing in near vicinity.  Be.taccomOs.aUon in town.   Splendid hnntong LADYSMITM, B. C  A. J. McMURTRlE, Proprietor  Esquimalt  & Nanaimo Railway  ������������������������������������*-+ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������*  Time Table No. 57,  Newly fitted up aud  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  PORTLKND  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 Car is newly fittedup aud well supplied anl is in eha-       *  JOS. PELLIQRINELLI  BPFECTIVE SATURDAY,  OCT.  21st, inO{>.  'Jstaiis  leave Ladysmith for Victoria and all  intermediate stations    at  9.19 am.jlaily.  ana at 4.00 p.m. on  Wednesdays,     SaVudaHs   and   Sundays.  Trains leafe Ladysmith for Wellington and all intermediate stations  at 11.574 a-m. daily, a*d at 6.00 p.m. on \V'cci,i\# days, Saturday's and  Sundays'.4 ' -" ..  . EXCURSION TICKETS ON SALE TO AND FROM ALL STATIONS  good fox going journey Saturdays and Sundays, return.tug not later than  tke foils wiag Moaaay. i     _ .   -Steamer Joan   j *��������� '  Sails fren Ladysmith for "Vancouver every Saturday at 6.00 a.m.. and,  returaing sails Jr������*a Vancouver    for  Ladysmith'"at 2.30 p.m.  -'*���������*���������;  88 Govt. Street, Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight &. Pass. Agt  This  Hotel has   been  completely  renovated.  Board nnd lodging 81.00 per day.  HOTEL  JOHN TttA, Proprietor  Bar Supplied with the Best   Wines, 1st Avenue :-: :-: :  Liquors and Cigars.  Ladysmith B.C.:  RESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  ���������Open night.and Day. A good meal at any hour  Meals 35c. and Upward'  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal lands may he purchased at $10 per acre for soft, coal and  $20 for anthracite. Not more than  320 acres can be acquired hy one individual or company. Royalty at tbe  rate of ten cents per ton of 2,000  pounds shall he collected on the  gross  output.  Quartz���������A free miner's certificate is  granted upon payment in advance of  $7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per annum 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 least $100 must he expended on  the claim each year or paid  to the  OYS  is a great Boot for that  ''harum-scarum" son of  yours-  It is made of al Heather and the best of ���������  || findings, to stand hard ||  s;| knocks-  Yet it is a graceful  -������ boot. too. as #oy's  || Boots go.  B Just as well made  H and of as honest ieath-  11 er as our Mens' Boots-  Tell your shoe dealer that you want "THE  g LEOKIE BOOT"   and  '   look for the trademark  on the sole  MANUFACTURED BY  ^   LTD  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  , $500 has  been expended or paid, the  locator  may,   upon having: a survey  made, and upon complying with other requirements,  purchase the land at  $1 an acre.  Thc patent provides for the payment of a royalty of 2| -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.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  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 21 per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  WW. CORY,  Deputy  of the Minister of the In-  erior.  TH6 CITY MKRKeT  R. Williamson Prop  ?st. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  Best accommodation for transient  ind permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfort-  aMy furnished and thc b*r is up-to-  d>te.' Rates $1.00 a day and *p-  w u'ds.  *" WM. BEVER1DGE, Prop.  _>pl*_ad������ :������������������: :���������*-: :���������: *-\ L**y-mltk  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Good Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Rates fl.25 and$1.50���������  Free bus to all steamboat landing! and  railway depots. - Electric can every flvt  minutes to all parts of  the city.   Ba������  and table.unexcelled.  F. BAYNE8, Proprietor,  ABBOTT ST.,  VANCOUVER, B, 0.  "GALEDOMAN"  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  Under New Managmcnt  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B.C.  McKinnell &Woobank  Proprietors,  Modern and     Strictly First ClaM,  Commercial Mens' headquarteri.    \.  Fire Proof    Buildia^.  -:o:  R.P.RITHET,  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA. :~: :���������:   -: .-: ':��������� B.C.  HOTEL LELAND  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.) ���������  One block from C.P.R. Depot ^ and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled. Rates $2 per  day! Corner Granville and Hastings  streets. Telephone, 1���������4.  Read I>Owii Kejd Up  9 p.m. Iv. Victoria Arr. 4 00 p. m.  8.00 p. m. tv. Se������ttl<: Air. 9.00 a.m.  9.21 p. in, Arr. Kverett Arr. 7.30 a.m.  9.30 ���������������. m. Atr. SPOKANE Arr 7.45 p 111  6.25 p.m Arr.   Rexford   Arr 12.30 p. hi.  I.10 p. m, Ar. Elke Arr. 10:42 a. m.  9.00 p.m.   Arr.' Ferule   l.v.9.55 a, m.  ONE NIGHT  To aU Kootenay Points  TWO   NIGHTS  Tw~   Winnipeg and St. Paul  Close Connections  For ' .Chicago. Toronto.  Montreal and .  All Points East & West  . Acetylena     Lighted     Cars,  Family Tourist Sleepers,  Palace' Sleeping Cars  Dining    Cars (Meals a la  Carte).  Library Observation     Cars  Through     tickets and hag-  , gag������ checks to an points.  Steamship Tickets  For tickets,' maps, berths    ���������  .   reservations ���������" and complete  .   information   -can on or address.  S. Q. Yerkes      , E. R. Stephen  A.O.R.A.    . G.A.G.N. Ry  Seattle Victoria,  B.C.  P  TICKET   OFFICE  ���������0���������  Cor.  Government     and   Yates  S13.,.  Victoria, B. C-  3  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  Wo*7  HENRY'OURSFRIES  NEW CROP-  /  HomeOrovn ft Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD,   and FLOWER  .   SEEDS.  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HdDODENDRONS, ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS. _____  For Spring, plaating.   Eastern prices  or less. _ Catalogue free.  SOiO. -Westminster'''Road.  Vancouver.  PA1NTINO,       PAPEkHANaiNQ  CTC.  Work done properly and at right  prices. Shop and resideace in real  of Ladysmith Hotel.  -j.3 jiu- ���������������������������        j; e. SMITH, Prop  I  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.   ' |  ������w  PURCHA5BRS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, QOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  WM. MUNSIR, President J. W.   COBURN, Man.  Dlrnctor  Telephone.46.  The   Ladysnith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDTCK   AMD  LADY SMITH���������Shingles  a  Specialty.  ���������Mannfacturers     of���������  Rough and Dr.ssed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mou dings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned   and   Kiln  Dried   Flooring     and  Finishing     Limber la    Stock.  I  ���������  { CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  General Manager,  W. J. WATSON, I  Smelter Manager, r  9it&9S&9i-&9:&K<& *i& 9&������r9i*kK*2:9i'U:**: wS&H&K-kkK&n&KlikwVikPitb+iM&W  cTWONEY TALKS^-  w  VAMCOUVER, B. C.  AS LOUD TO US   AS   ANYONE. ���������  *'.    '        ' 1        '  IF YOU  ARE PAYING. CASH FOR YOUR  MI*: AT  YOUR  DOLLARS  ILL   GO   FURTHER   IF  YOU   BUY   FROM US   -Our Cash Prices Qannot Be Beaten r-  PANNELL  &    PLASKET7  GEO. YUEN  Merchant Tailor  Ladysmith '"%        W  DAY SCHOOL.  Uaual 'subjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and cray-  ons^ paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given in_ classes ������r. individually.  MISS BERTRAM,  I*dysgilti>. B. O.  If you like-���������  .A/.smooth, fasy shave, an even,  jWell-finisted . beard trim, a good  hath, ������r a. stylish Hair-cut.  Y������u will ge t������      ,"  LADYSMITH SHAVING  '������������������'.?**���������!!*-  .    HIGH STREET.  One of which is the famous "North  * /:  Uosvst Limited,"  Tickets on sale to an Eastern   and  Southern points at lowest rates.   *  Up-to-date   * Pullman   and     Tourist  sleepers     on  aU trains.  Dining  9ar  service Unsurpassed.  Steamship tickets on sale to and  from' an European points. Caiiin accommodation  reserved  hy  wire.  CHRISTMAS  RATES   NOW  -EFFECT-  IN  For further particulars call or  writ* thc 'GU"ii*e. Phone Main 156.  A. D.  Carlton E.  E.  Blackwood  A.G.P.A, N.P., General Agent  Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.O  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your tickets read   via  the  The ;only line how making UNION  DEPOT connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS with the  through trains from the Pacific  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,  ST.   PAUL,   CHI.  CAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST?  For complete information ask your  local agent or write,  F. VV. PARKER  General   4 gent,  720 2nd Ave., Seattle.  B.  C  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATL1  BAKED AN* FRESH,  Ceafectlonary ������f all kinds.  Orders takes for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  .Employment Agency.  HARTLEY   G1SBORNE  Member Can.   Society  of   Civil Engineers  "  Member Institution of Electrical Engineers,] England  Member  Internatioi.al  Electrical  Congress   at St. Louis, 1904  ���������Electrical Engineer���������  P. O. BOX 357,  LADYSMITH, B. C.  -*.o. ���������  Mannfapturers of the Famous  CUBAN BLpSSOH  Nobs, b������;; ,������nioii Iiaher    Employed  H J,JBOQTH^Prop  .Oca ers in  Pianos and  Organs ..  Ladysn.iih, B.C  Dr.  ii  Dicr can be fou������d at any time  li]  at his office on High street. His dental work is guaranteed 1.0 be first-  class and rates reasonalJu st.  u  HILBERT  ;  i  t ���������v  ^*^'^^i^fif^<H^ii4j,i^i������nt\ffa  DAILYrLEDGER  . T V T *J**I***J'*  '*w���������^,4���������v4^^���������^4���������<^i*^^H*^^^>^H  r  Union  Brewing  NANAIMO    B.TC.  Co !  HOW HE  STOPPED THE YOUNG MA*  AND  GOT  A QUARTER.  Ha iufr cttirers of the  i  In |British Colunibia^.^  LagerJBeer  an i Pqrtsr. Guaranteed  Brewed  . from the   Best Canadian Malt Run   Hops  j+.fr f .\. 4..\**i~w~wHr**V**V**\^  .4  CARPET DEPARTMENT  The patterns are prettier than   ever,  Uie     qualities     higher,    more;  beautiful     harmony of coloring.   Everything- that can add to artistic  appearance and y_t combine superb wearing    qualities, is the story'  of this Department, i   , ��������� '   ,     , ;       i     j| I  ' I1 I J  fOR TI1IS WEEK  We arc making a special showing of ���������)    '      i  \] !  rT[TT_l]l  BRUSSELS CARPETS  $125  YARD-MADE  In crimsons, greens, fawns, and blue ( ft* -4 s% /p  colorings Floral and oriental designs ) -p ������ *&&  ���������' ���������Samples Submitted | YARD-MADE  VICTORIA,BCt  Drilling Machines,  Made' to order and Repaired at short   notice.   Drill Sharpened by ���������������������  >��������� ���������"  ways gives satisfaction. Picks handled and repaired.  Ships mi thing    in   aP     its  ^rarities  Horseshoers and Genera! Blacksmiths.  R.  Buller Street   -   -   -  LAWSON  -    Lady-aim ith, & C  ^^^^^^^4*******************99 ������ 4 ��������������������������������������������� M ��������������������������������������������������� ��������� ��������� ���������������������������������������*  x  LA DVSMITH TRANSFER CO.    "  st-Ztr  PIANOS,  ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A  ND SAFELY.         Stables in the rear of the Lad ysmith hotel.  Abbots   ford.  Leave orders at  the  U *9*  WILLIAMS AMD W\3<ir  Zt+4^4^+4.4++4*+4444-4-4+4-4444^4+++444+444444-4-4~4+4-4-4-4*  *  *  *  *  LIVERY, BOARDING AND     '' *  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY.  DAVID  *PHONE 66  ���������*tM*������*������3M*������**������*������-**Ms;������*������*������**������*'  ������  *  *  ������������������* ���������  ladysmith!  ���������*������*���������*���������*���������*���������*���������*���������*���������*���������  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  BUGGIES FOn HIRE  '.���������:  :���������.  See J.  KEMP, or leave orders wilh-  &  ADAM  fflRST  AVENUE  ���������PHONE  2-4.  W.   SILER.  GfiNEKAL tXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY  W'V.  .Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  Dr. R. B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  M. R. SIMPSON  Solicitor, Etc.  Money  to   Loan  t Avenue  IADYSM 1  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO. 686, F.  0. E.     :-:       :-:        :-:        :-I  Meets in the Opera House 1st and  3rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. Worthy  President. B. Forcimmer; Worthy  Secretary, C-. H. Rummings.  Cxpl-iuiug a Few Secrets of the Trade  Why Some Well DroHneil Men Arc Solicited While Others Are Never Approached��������� Trading With the "Valley."  For a  long  time the young  man had  (rondcrud why all   tho old s.<;IiJthes'men in  town had  picked  him  6'iit from  all  tlie  other young men in the street aud offered  to  buy   lus old  clothes,   hats,   shoes and  shirts aud  give  him fabulous prices foi  thi-ju  At first tho offers had flattered him, and  be  felt  tlmt;  indeed  ho must  bo a well  'Jresbed'youiiH man to be noticed even by  as humble a person as an old clothes man,  but as   the otiers   became   more  frequent  mill Lhe would  bo  buyers  more  insistent  doubt lonit thc*  place ot pride, and  he bo-  pun fo suspect tl'.at it im^ht be something  besides Ins immaculate lualie up that drew  thu merchaiitr* to hi in   ���������    ���������  He noticed that, although they invariably  accosted   hii'n, they   had a way   of  totally  ignoring other young men that were quite  as well   It   not a   great deal bciJc.r dre.-'sed  than he was     This discovery worried him  a ii tl   hurt his   priilo   i.ut a  little     Ile deputed that Irom the nvni nun who tackled  i.on be would   llnd tun   just,why   lie had  .. :..��������� it ami  why   lie l:;ul   uot tackled  ilia  .i i.i r yniiig man  lie luiiiiil out.    The man who prowls nu  il   i.'imn   Hroad .*. ii*.     bet ween   Twenty-  .nl   and   'J wciiiv <'];:!rli    .-.tiwts    e. cry  i.-riici-u n.-i\c l.ii'.i ihciniiiriiiaiioii   Alter  l.:.il lim.-hctl tin* old s-tciviilyiu-il spun 11,  i i-cu   iitrdiiii   mi    but have  you any old  iii.-sui  old   rl #jff. ui   hats to tell?"   the  ....... man .-.lo|.|ii'il tilfii  I li.ni'ii t any old clothes, or old hats,  i' old Muics. ui any nthor old Lhmgs to  ii but H .uui II ciiini" ni-onnd the currer  .���������here ui* can be out ol tbe way I'll .ltist  iise you 25 cents to find out why you  thought I had them to sell and why'all  vour K"ng always think so."  The yoi.'iij u.nii tlipped a quarter from  jne hand to the other as an evidence ol  ..nod la ith. and the old clothes broker.  iVs.tliTiiig but lieiee for tho quurlcr, fol-  (m oil him  "Now," denmnded the young man,  .. hen thoy had I urned down Twenty-fifth  .trecC "why is it thai you struck mu for  ild clothes and let that gentleman ,jus*  ihead ol me go along his way uuiuolestedf  lie was n> woll dressed, wasn't *]or"''  "I get thi'c|iiai'iui'. do 1. whei/lcr I hurti  ;onr leelnigs or not:-1'I-asked lht> mcichanC.  " Von   get.  the  s'uai'ter. however  much  /i.n Inceraie m.v leclings     Go abend."  "Well. Mr." said tho broker coulidcn-  lally "the reason 1 didn t uslftliat olhei,  gentleman was because be was better  Ircs.sed than you Ile don't look no nicer  .'on understand me," he added quickly  but you see his clothes cost more when  :u bought em Tbey are made to order  .ud costs him probably "JfiO We 11 get 'em  dl right in time, but not Irom him  "Now, while your-clothes is nice and  nly ami stylir.li. they ain't made to ordet  .md they didn't cost you no siou when you  nought them, and yet they didn't conic  .."oni one ol them $1^ made to order places  "Now: we has lo be good judges ot hu  man nature in this business We has to  be able to pick out of thiit crowd on UrowJ  (Vay tho young gentlemen who likes to  look nice and stylish, but hasn't just got  the price We takes the meu who we think  huve, to stud, and worry uroilnd before  getting a suit of-clothes or an^ overcoat  Maybe thcy',re thinking how they can get  hold of a couple ot dollars when we asks  them.    If they are, Chen we gets 'em  "I've had 'em shake me off and walk a  block before they thinks what 1 was say  ing Then it occurs' to em. and they  walks back and says: 'You come around  to .So-and-so' ���������. Maybe I've got un old suit  you can havo.'  "Time and again I've had that happen,  and let me tell you now I don't get the  old suit they wcre gomjrto let me have  without working for it They have an  [ Idea J'in going to give them a few dollars  lens than they pays for it, aud that in  where the)?*'gets fooled. In theso days of  garments made to order for $8 or $10 they  ain't no uioucy in this business for ua."  "Well, you never tiu'klcd mo and had  inc walk n block ami come back, did you?"  tbe young man asked.  > ."Maybe 1 never did, but we all has to  take chances Now, you looked as if you  , might como back Not, that 1 think you.  wcre thinking about whereto get 42 or  ������5, but you have that kind of appearance."  "What kind of an uppearauco is that  kind?"  "Well," replied thc broker, "���������whilo you  look jaunty all right, you look as if you  didn't get that way without studying and  thinking about it Vour trousers look as  if you might have creased them yourself,  nnd your coat.don't match them, and your  vest don't match your coat. Vour collar  ain't one of them 40 centers either, uuil  jour shoes have been patched and you put  blacking over 'em to hide the patch. Aiu't  I right!"'  The young man admitted that ho was.  ������������������But you said you would get that other  flap's clothes somehow. How ore you  foing to:do that?"  "���������Through his servant;. That's where  we gets 90 percent of our tfood clothes.  Ihat man has either got & valley of his  own or else there is a man In the house  where ho lives. When he gets tired of tho  tlothcs, ho gives them to his valley or to  the servant iu the house, and they gives  em to us. All those valleys for the dudes  knows wero we lives, und they comes right  iround and gives us their trade.  "Say, and they ain't so easy, either.  They all throws a bluff that then bosses  told em not to sel| under a certain price,  und they holds out sometimes for an hour  ��������� or so. hut 1 notice they generally comes to  an agreement whether tho boss says so or  not:  '"1 ain't deceiving you, though, about  there being no money in the business. We  buys summer clothes in the fall, has to  Btoro em all winter, and fix ,'eui up in the  spring, so they're in stylo and keep thu  moths out. and we has to do the same  thing in winter There ain't no money  hi it after it's all done Does 1 get ttot  quarter now?"  lie jot it.���������New York Press.  DONATED   $0,(300.  Prescott,   Wash.,  Nov.   13.���������A few  days  beioro     his  death,  Sam .Erwin,  who was Jelled by a fall from a load  of hay, and  his-    wife,   believing the  Northwestern  llomeiinding Society of  Spokane a "worthy institution,  donated  $(),0U0  to  its maintenance.     This  is the second large donation made by  them to charity during the past year  the  other  having   been  made to   the  "Erwin  Hall"   of  Tacoma,  an  institution similar to that of the Northwestern. |   o   flow  She  Knew.  Apropos of the servant maid diflieui  ty I heard a good story the other day.  The wife of n very.we 11 known Irish  official was In want of an under nti'se,  and among those who applied for thfl  position was a good natured looking  girl of about seventeen. "You tell me,"  said the official's wife, "that you are  very fond of children. That is all very  well in its way, but dc 'you understand anything about the duties of a  nursery? Have you any experience'of  children?" "Yis, mum," was the reply.  "Sure I used to Le a child, wanst me-  silf."���������Loudon Tatler.  Subscribers who do not receive the  Ledger regularly will confer a favor  on the publishers if they will drop a  post-card to that effect, or leave  word at the office. Every efl'ort _ is  made to have papers delivered regularly, but it 5s not always possible.  If we are not notified that a paper is  not regularly delivered we have no  way of knowing this and correcting  he mistake.  Where  tlie   Typewriter  Blandered.  Church���������Yon know French, who  keeps the restaurant?:  Gotham���������Oh yes.  "Well, he wants a new typewriter."  "What's tbe matter with that good  looking one he had?"  "Oh, tho other day he told: her to  Write and get the price- of frogs' legs,  *.nd she addressei the letter to the Hop  G:*c7,-irT'i' e"_sjciatioi'.."���������Exchange.     ':'���������'.  ���������a  IT PAYS TO BUY  at  Weinrobes  GIVEN AW A Y FREE  Silverware & Jewelry Will be Given Away FR^.t;  HERE ARE A FEW OF T HE  LATEST  DESIGNS  IN  ELEGANT   SILVERWARE   AND   JEWELRY,   WHICH  WE  ARE GIVING AWAY FREE AND  WITHOUT CHARGE.  It will give you a cWance to get     Christmas gifts for  friends without paying a c ent for them.  your  _*_U_S5K|  Our prices are the low <-*st     and you  back for every dollar's  worth  of goods  P  ''an  g-'t  H*    ��������� ��������� ten,  s-'d   in  o'*r  *<1oii  '������  SILVERV  corners the CriHcs  A financial saying������- v  nothing but ashes  in the pan.  WFOaryS  London, Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg, Vancouver, St.Joun, N.B.  CRIl.UI PITCHERS  SUGAR BOWLS  BUTTER PLATES & KNIVES  CAKE PLATES  FRUIT DISHES  CRYSTAL AND SILVER  BREAKFAST  CRUET  FANCY  DECORATED CHINA  BREAKFAST CRUET  DESSERT FORKS-  DESSERT KNIVES  (JENTLKMANS'   V.'.i M L- -JLO  FILLED & SOLID   S i    Ell  MENS' GOLD PLATE*  LADIES* SOLID  GOLD Ri. *.-  MENS' SOLID GOLD RINGS  LADIES'  GOLD BRACELE'i   '  LADIES'S   BROOCHES  B������ S. Weinrobe,  ���������/ <?-'".  HTGII STREET,  LADYSMITH, B.   C  Marow  Kind  BOOTS & SHOES  AT RIGHT PRICED  Jf������������^s������|^������������li*''T>������>to>'*^  ^Ji&  Its  AND  Great   Resources  No part ol British Columbia today offers so many advantages to the  investor as does VANCOUVER ISLAND.  Its vast and varied natural wealth has never been as yet thoroughly  appreciated by reason of thc Tact that it has never  been promiently laid  before the public.  COAL J        * GOLD  TIMBER SILVER  FISH ikon  GAME COPPER  Printing  Done Promptly and  WELL  At  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  when properly cleared,    will grow almost any  product of the  Repairing and M akingtc  Order a Specialty  ���������o���������  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  NOTICE.  From this date the undersigned  will not be responsible for any indebtedness incurred except on a  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V. I.  EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria, B, P., May 18th, 1903.  NOTICE?  Notice is hereby given that tte undersigned wifl apply at the next regular sitting of the Licensing Board  for the transfer of the retail liquor  license held by him for tbe Portland  Hotel, located on lot 5, block 2, 1st  Avenue,  City  of Ladysmith, t������ Job  Gogo. ANGELO   TATE.  Russell Simpson,  Solicitor for tp-  plieant.  Ladysmith, B.   C,  October 4,  1105.  Its land  soil  known  WHEAT  OATS  to  man,  VEGETABLES  OF  RYli  Our Kimy Languago.  "Johnny, do you know where thoso plllo  tre that were on my clusct- shelf?"  "Yes, uui.    1 took them."  " You took them. What do you mennf  How ninny did you take?'"  "1 didn't take any 1 gave them to sis-  )or to take, but nurse took them away  (rom her, so bbeUidn't take any. *'���������Brooklyn Life.   In tho old dsiys, when fur was used In  the manufacture of '��������� stove pipe" hats, tlu  American beaver was one of the most important of all innininiiis- in the fur trade,  but this manufacture has almost ceased.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given  that 1.  the  undersigned, Will  apply at  the next  regular     sitting     of    the  Licensing  Board     on     December 15th  for  tho  transfer  of  tlie  retail   liquor  license  held   by  me  for the  Wheatshcaf hotel,  located in Cedar  District,       to  Enoch Sage,  of Nanaimo.  JAMES  YATES,  Cedar District, Nov. 7th,  1905.  ALL  KINDS  A  WONDERFUL SOIL  FOR SM ALL  The Canadian Pacific Company will  FRUITS    AND  adopt   a li.xeral   land  < APPLES.  PRUNES  PEARS  BERRIES,  policy,   and  thb  by  them will be disposed of on reason-  who  1,500,000 acres controlled  settlers-  il     money can be made by  those  desire anew home in  a country  possessing the  file  terms  to actual settlers  Government lands can be secured  LEDGER  Office  1st   Avenue  BEST CLIMATE  In the World  iColds  " Itthoaldbcbomt ia mittA that  every eold weakens the lungm, lowers the vitality and prc-fiares the  ���������ystem for tfae more aeriotu div  eases, among which are the two  greatest deatraycra of human life,  pneumonia ana cooaumptioB.  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won Hs great popularity by Ita  prompt cures ot thia moat common  ailment. It aids expectoration, relieves the lunga and opena the  aecrctiona, effecting ��������� apeedy and  permanent core. It eoonteracta  any tendency toward pneumonia.  I "Price 25c, Urf������ Slxe 50c  ^Ma-MawJaw������._aaWtawJa*awaaw������#  I  THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmith, will   supply  any   information   ob-  contemplate   a visit with  a view of investment  if  tamable   to  those  who  conditions are found as advised.  Is the centre bi the great coal mining  ^j& ,,r.rT.u>i������MjK'Ji ���������ft<lEv,"."*_2*.  district;     a beautiful Harbor,  where hundreds of great colliers come in  each year.  LADYSMITH  JUNCTION  OF THE  and will continue to  grow u*  LINE     FROM    VICTORIA   TO  '.mportance as  the Island is  IT IS THE  VANCOUVER,  developed.  Subscribe lot Md read THE DAILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH, B. 0  Public  Notice  Attention is called to ';he   fact that the  | Ogilvie   Flour Hills Co,   Limited  makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUR, have for some time  past been producing flour in a vastly improved and purified form  by the aid of ELECTRICITY  and having secured control of   all the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity ot a dvising  the public  that any  unauthorized users ot the electrical   flour purifying processes  will be pro-  Decuted.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company limited  are the    only    millers iu Canada wliose     Flour  is purified by the ���������. electric process THE   DAILY   1EDGE&  saa  -SK  ���������.,.-M.-_,  LOCAL ITEMS  WANTED-���������Situation  as  general servant in private family.   Apjily llrs.  Haggart, Esplanade.  3h*. C. Walters was a passenger  down the line this monrng.  Mr. Bland, superintendent of the  local waterworks, lr-tt this morning  on a business trip to Victoria.  Mr. Ueo. Flelcher ot Nanaimo, was  in this  city  on  business  this  morn-  Mr. Archie Kerr, jr., is stated to  be nearly recovered from his serious  illness.  "Thc    Canadian   Girl,  Leiser & Co.-s, Ltd.  at   Simon  PAINTING   AND  PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done  Orders Promptly   Executed  S. ROEDDING  -   LADYSMITH  HOW ANARCHISTS WORK  Their Ranks are Honeycombed Through  By Police Spies in All  Disguises  Mr. and Mrs. James Curry and  family left this morning for La Se-Ht  111., where as previously slated, Mr.  Currie hasS obtained employment in  tlie mines. A number of people  ' were at the station to bid them good  bye.  After     service at the Presbyterian  Church on Sunday     night it was decided Lo organize a Society of Young  People's  Christian   Endeavor. Oflicu'f-  will   be  elected      tomorrow  evening,  when  all  who  are  interested  will   be  made welcome at the Church.  ���������o���������  Have you  seen those lovely collars  and    ladies'     waist  belts  at Simon  Leiser & Company's,  Ltd.?  The new district school erected b\  Mr. I). Nicholson will be opened  shortly- It is understood that Miss  Smith, of ' NanaLino, until recently  cnaged in teaching at Vancouxcr, ha:  been appointed to take charge of l.i<  new  school.  Mr. Lawrence Macrae passed through from Nanaimo to Victoria Ui*U  morning and will this evening be'  sworn in .as Secretary to the Premier. The position on thc Free  Press editorial staff vacated *hy Mr.  Macrae is til .d "by, Mr. Charles  Sutherland, a gentleman'of wide ������x ���������  pcriencc in newspaper work in thu  country and thoroughly .qualified U  fill this responsible position on th\  Free Press stall to which helms  been appointed.  The Cherry Rifband, S   It. Crocket"!���������  " latest book.     and The Passing of tht*  Race,  by D   \\. Higgms. at Knisht'*-  Boolc Store.   -o.   Direct From France���������Tooth, shaving  hair and clothes brushes. A splendUd  assortment at the Ladysmith Pharmacy.  :������������������������������������������  ���������������������������^���������������������������������������������* ���������������������������������������������  MARINE |  ���������������������������������������������   999*******   ���������������������������������������������  S.S.   Wellington  is  due from    San  Francisco  for  a lull   cargo  ot coal-  ������ ������ ������  S.S.   Lome  look on coal here  this  morning.  ��������� ���������   ���������  S.S.   Clivc  and scow were .ji     tor  coi\i foi   thc Mainland this morning.  ��������� ���������   ���������  A  VOLUNTEER   FLEKT.  A  connnitlcc of Japanese has been  formed at Seattle for the purpose   of  aiding  a movement  to  raise .15,000,-  000   yen  to  be    used   in building  and  developing  a volunteer  steamer   fleet  for Japan.    The vessels will  be  used  similarly to  the      Russian volunteer  steamers,      in   the merchant  marine*  service iu   peace time and to augment  the     navy  in war time.   Thc movement      was      iniHalted   by   Admiral  Prince  Arisugawa,  a naval expert of  Japan,  who studied   in England and  who  was special  eii\ oy from the Mikado  to the     coronation of Edward  ��������� VII.    ..  The  plan  is to  build the ships     in  Japan   and   thus  stimulate shipbuilding iu   the   Empire.    As  fast as   the  vessels  arc completed   they will      be  turned   over   Id  a  [ rivaio- company-  who   will   pay   a stated   sum   into  Hie  voluii'tcer  fund   for   the  use  of     such  ships.   Should   -Japan become -involved  in      war,   the  vessels, will   be "funit-d  over  lo  the  government'foi' absolute  control.   o   A   new  sounding   apparatus   for us'j  on   vessels   is  being   tested   at:      San  Francisco  by   J-  W.   Frank,  the.  patentee.    He   claims   that   the    vater's  depth may he easily  ascertained fiom  the surface instead   of from      .* 'hot-  loin of lhe sen, and  he asst.'ts mi,ie-  ovcr,   that   his   invention   will    force  every   sounding   device   to  tin  wall.  Though the better known anarchists  ..re kept under     cose, obsenaUon by  .he police m c.cry capital m Euiopc,  .did   though      the   various   Anarchist-*  .jioup.s are never wahoia I hen. hpics,  ilns constant     watching has in prac-  ucc Jament.s\ljiy.    failed'lo protect tho  .voritl'b rulers     uom assassination or  attempted^ assassination.   The  reason  ���������s that  the assassin is usually a com-  , arativdy obscure nien-jjicr of a (Irjup  and keeps his own counsel.   To avoid  oeUayui    or discovery     lie ihscippeais  quietly ami  acts  upon his  own initiative-     Oiten 1ns closest friends do not  now   what     he intends  to do-    Until  .he world echoes with his crime, |they.  .ire as ignorant of     its planning and  .ccomijiishiiKiit     as   the  most  unsus  iccting policeman  Ra-sochoi  went   about Pans  with  a  .omb 'in his pocket.    Vaillant hud no  -'ilficuiiy   in    gelling past   the   police  nil exploding   : a bomb ui the Cham-  :er of Deputies-     Six anarchists could  s*nter the  theatre at Barcelona Avilh-  jut suspicion     and throw  their mur-  .;iis  machines  into   the crowded stalls  iieneath them.    Guarded as was Prcs-  - .-em   Carnol      at  Lyons,  the Italian  asserui got.     near enough to him to  tab huii to the hcai t--   The Empress  ' lli/abelir could be shot in  an Italian  iihiic square.   Sipido' could st������i>  out  jf    a crowd and    shod at our  King  .s he .sat at the window  of aiaiiwuy  arriago in a     Brussels  railway sla-  !. n.      King  Humbert  of  ItaK   could  ,c shot by Bresci while cngugid in a  jublic duty at. Monga-    President Mc-  adoes .md scum and riff-raff of the  gutter; creatures, vlio, like Ravochol,  are as ready to murder solitary misers for then- hordes and 'rob giaves  ioi li.iiil.cts as they arc to spout at  Anarchists meetings on the wrongs  of the pro'claiiat; creatures who  throw bricks through the shop Windows of jeweiiers cty the chance of  "expropriating" tho proceeds during'  the cominotion.  Thc     pivot     of Anarchism  is    thc  Oro'-ip,  and  this  characteristic  makes  the ramiI'uations of the  movement dif  fjcuil   to gnp. CiiJike other secret societies, Feniamsm, ior instance, *it has  no  organization-    A doz.cn men  ,  may  meet tonight, say. as  "The.;Boi*.d of  Right Group."      By' tomorrow night  the niemlieis may have icjuarirciied and  divided, and half of them formed, another    group     called    "The     Lion's  Cubs.'' Since the     smash up of    lhe  old  Autonomic  Anarchism in  London  is not quite what  it  used lo be, hut  let nobody assume that it has di-sap-  pcaied.   The public parks and     open  spaces  soon shatter that  delusion.  'lhe wiiter could quote anuml.crof  villainous extracts from Anarchist.  newspapers, collected for him by a  man at, one time inside the movement. He prefers, however, the humorous side of the advertising columns which certainly yield humor in  plenty. Here is an announcement  from  one of them1  "The Anti-Broker Group, having  reaclud a sufhcicnt strength, is ready  to  assist  all  comrades   and   friends  LADIES'  FANCY  STOCK  AND  TURNOVER  COLLARS  20 dozen iu by express - 'I he Daintiest,  Prettiest and Nattiest  stuff weever.liandled-No  two alike-Every Colcr,  you cau Iruagine--They  start at  15c* Each  \h iii it)  BUSTER BROWN  COLLARS for boys-  Kmbroidered and Fancy  Edge-Quite new  25c. and  35c* Each  Walters &  Akcnhead  $u0���������Per acre Ior 5-acre blocks 1 mile  from City.   *  $375���������Cash secures a fine residence in.  the choicest part 0f the city. Only  $214 more to pay at thc rate of  $12 per month. Owner has invested over JGCfl 'in improvements.  Water laid  on.  Pine garden.  $280���������Cash    and   $-100 on mortgage  buys  two lots  each 60x120 only a  few  yards   from  post-office.     Fine  investment.  $500���������Cash and balance on time, buys  two first-class     stores in business  portion of city.  For Rent���������A nice store on First Avenue.  For Rent���������A nice two,-roomed store  For     Rent���������Nice  near station.  two-roomed cabin  Deeds,  Wills,    Mortgages,- Contracts and  Agreements Drawn.  J. STEWART  Conveyancing     9      Notary Public  Phone, 3. I  '���������  P., O. BOX a68  -..- -���������- re  ,r  Appointments may bo mads at any  time for dental work at Dr. Dier'������  on High street st  HAY, GRAIN and  f ARM PRODUlj.  LADIES' FANGY  AND BELTS  /  ������������������������������������������������������������������������  We haare just received a consignment  of Ladies' Fancy Collars and Belts  they are Neat, Attractive and in  Pretty Designs. Just the Thing for  a Present to ycur friend.  Our  Fall Stock of   Blouses=all  riew  goods=are,   being   Reduced    in  Price to Make a Clearance  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  GAT ACRE ST  IADYSMITH  who  require its    services,  free      of  Ivinley could     be assassinated  by an  cl arge.  Apply  to    Office  of this  '���������.n-irchist  who     held  a revolver  con-  paper."  (caicd under a handlverchiei   while pro-  ending to shale his  hand.  Mi  tins     despite   the  Tact Und  the  i.nks of tbe     An.ucliists    aie  .oinbcd   through    ami   through  .pies ui the.    i>uy oi  thc secret police.  11   the  days      of thc    old   tYut.moii"iic  lub. in Tottenham  Com t  Road,   England, there     was jproliabiy n. >i ������ kui-  ,ie   l_uiopean  government  Vhose  rep-  esentative     was not - on  the r;)i  of  membership.       Tlie .spy kept his-em-  .loyeis   "regularly      informed     of the  no\es he   had   any      chance of know-  ng anything     about.    When.thc Waii-  sah Anatclnsls    were  tried for bom!)  conspi'-a'cy, M     came out that one of  ihe  best witnesses  was in  the pay of  Scotland  Yaid,     and   Inspector  i\lei-  \iiie made no   secret of the fact that  he bad paid     secret sen ice money  10  ���������lumbers of Anarchists.  One day a man came into London  fiom France apparrenliy destitute  Scvcrai members gave him  food,  and  ��������� lothing and even lodging. lbs man-  . er was sincere- His pnnciples were  most violent. Me was soon lcccived  with .5pe:i arms at  secret meetings. A  ���������comrade"  was presently  despatched  on  business to    Paris-    The  man   on  Ins  own  ret'iiest,    was  permitted   to  accompany h.m. In France thc "com-  ]ade"   was  promptly   arrested  on   ar-  ri\ al.  In one of the|fr*.ck streets of London  ihe  name  of which is   known  to    thc  wnlor,   there was at  one time a shop  where     Anaichist  publications  of  aU.  countries   woe  on   sale.    Thc  "Comrade"  who had charge of  it was  implicitly trusted, ami the shop became  the resort  of .the most influential'anarchists 'm  London.*   Alas',   the cymi-  rade    turned     out to be a police spy  who was      supplying   Scotland   Yard  ��������� not only with vaUiahie information,  but with photographs of his coin-  rad.s. One night a crowd of outraged Anarchists assembled in front of  that shop, smashed the windows, and  ransacked all the rooms, p.iit thc'lfio  tlayer     was   invisible.    Another  spy  j bad informed  him .what was going to  happen    that     evening,  and    he had  llown  .  An  professions and   all   occupations  arc  represented  among   I lie* Anarchists  I There   is 'the philosopher   "who   wr.ips  j up  tlie bomb     doctrine in  gilt  pi.pci"-  There is  the visionary j<r-mailst. n-iwl  lili-ratoui   who  constitute    himself Uk*  : in'ophef and   preacher.      There is  the  trained, clip.-nist. and   the ��������� -igincor. and  ,thc   army      man.   and   tin*   'inrroe.'H  priest; and in .addition ar    Hie desfnr  The Anti-Brokers,  it  should  be explained,  were gentry who had solved  to   their   own   satisfaction   the fpies-  boiK'y-' t/'jhii,   "Why  Pay  Kent?"  Here is an-  )y  the other  advertisement,, which   mig"'lit be  set as a test for the sense of hun.o.r:  "A ��������� severe     winter  is  inevitable;'  therefore  advertiser  intends  making  preparations   accordingly.       Anyone  0  help from a  'Help Myself Strafford.  AN EVE TO BUSINKSSS  Royalty often assumes the iole of a  shop, assistant. Piinccss Loutee,  Duchess of Argyll!, takes endless  pains in suiting her ba/.aar customers; the. duchess of t'onnaught also  does brisk business and Princess  Christian   is  atncless  woikcr.  It is now. nearly twenty years ago  since the lale Lady (..rau.ille Gordon  siarltfd *a hat shop.  t'ouiitcss Fabbricott, a jiretty fin- ���������  glishwoman,*,.s among the latest recruits to our' socity milliners; anil  among others are Mirs." "Bertie" Dormer, cousin, of Lord Dormer, and  Lady Ilachel "Byng,,. daughter oi'Lcid  Hon. Algernon Burke  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at tbe low  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie*!, oa tl������  Eeplaustdt.  James Warnock  W. G. Fraser  . ri������ :,vi  A FINE LOT OF  The  willing  Society'  should     communicate .with   ,  Otlicc of this paper."  One more: "Poacher wants trustworthy comrade- Mostly night-work.  Apply-���������."  One day the  police got wind, of the  early   publication  of  printed, matter  to  which    they  had   reason  to  ta'-r   ..Cjr(.t that Lad}   Wimhorne  is      the  objection.   The  type was placed     on L.|llef  proprietor  of  a book  shop     in  the highest shelf  of the printing of-1 |,0.,-,_.,.      ���������tieet.    'I hen  Mrs.   Patrick  lice.    The place  was suddenly raided.   jler(J1,   Maxwell   runs  a florist's   business  with success,  and Miss  Kerr, an  brother of the.    Earl of Mayno, has  skirted  a bric-a-brac  bus.ness  in Ye-  li'.cc: the     Hon.   Airs. Granville Knox  ���������who   began  her   business  career  as  a*manicurist���������was   until   t*uite   lately  in     a smart shop  that sold  Italian  furniture in London.   It is an  open  Dining Room Tables,  Dining Room Chairs,   .  Kitchen Tables, & Chairs!  Armchairs, Rockingchairs:  Prices to Su]f purchaser  C PETERSON'S Store   ;  Cor. 5th. andRoberts St  Merchant Tailor,  Kto     ,(is"tr Avenue) - f  FaH-Stdck   on   hand. Call early and  get your choice  The   police  took   possession   of everything   they saw, and were about  10  depart,   when   one of   the  olliccis  remembered  that   the  top shelf    had  not   been  searched.    One of the men.  in  the place, was  told  to bringdown  ceiyihing  from  the shelf.    Laughing  up his sleeve, probably,  he mounted  a pair  of rickety   stairs,   grasped  the  precious     column  of type,  and,  pretending  to  slip  on  the  steps,   dropped it thudding to the floor.  The result   was   what   printers   call   ''pie,"  and   the  very evidence  for  which the  police bad  made  the raid was       de-  slioved  before their eves.  mmmm*������Mi*tm*mm*m0mwm*>m0������mt*  Chamberlain's  uinnairicd  daughter of the late lord  Frederick      Kerr,     keeps   a servants'  registry  in     Lower Belgrade street.  The  Countess of Warwick no  longer  maintains   a brigcrie shop  in      Bond  street,  but the hotel j in Heading now  affords   ample  proof  of  her    plucky,  enterprising    character. The Duchess  of Abercorn has a creamery near Ba-  conscouit;    Lsidy      Essex is said  to  biivc started  a laundry near Loaion,  a*id  the     lion   Frances AVoiesiey has  a.S'Jiool   for   women   gardeners       at  Giviide , m Sussex.  Cough Remedy  L:  mm**  The, Children's Farorite  ---CURES---  Cougrh':,, Colds, Croup and  Whooping Coufch.  Thi������ remedy is f nmoun for its curat OT������r i  al������r.a part of lhe"civlIizod world. It can  al-������j* be deponded upon. It conUini no  opium or other hnrnilul drug and m������y b������  gi ven 11s confldentlr to n bahy iti to an adult  Price 25 cts; Large Size, 60 eta.  mmm*������mr������v������**mv0*t*m*Mm40m������������MmMmmm*mim**  ���������?* >v*sh Heating: Stoves     ���������  Our Stock is iyow Complete in  HEATING STOVES  ,t.. A Large Variety to Choose From  i      PRICES   RIGHT  The Ladysmith Hardware Co.f Ltd,  SStf  BfflSsBaBBSsifii^fSgEaSJfM^  K^rwrr*mTiv(i\r*f^**7r,**"      "-*11  Notice  IA. HOWE, of CHEMAINUS, has opened the MEAT-  MARKET lately    run  by W. Ward, on Roberts street  A FULL LINE OF flRST CLASS MEATS  Pork and Sausage a Specialty  A TRIAL SOLICITED  A.   HOWE  Maconochies'  Famous  ' Marmalade  3 TINS  Crosse and  Blackwell's  Marmalade  LB. JARS  25c  1  SUIi.11] 1)1,1  CARLISLE     BLOCK,  'PHQNE  2-4  IIIIIIIIIHIIIIIW MIB1I ��������������� ������������������������������������������������������ I'iIIM  COAL  MINES"REGULATION  ACT  . , Notice of  Examination.  Notice is herchy given that* exam inatiojis will. Jie jheld for 1st, 2nd (Ind  3rd class certificates' of competency under , tilic proVsisions of the "Coal  Mines-Regulation Act," on the 11th, 15th and JCth day's of November,  1905,   coninieticiii.tr 'at  the  hour     of .0.30  o'clock  in   the  forenoon.  The examinations  will  lie held at Fernie,     Nanaimo and Cumberland.  The subjects will  he ns follows:  1st Class  Candidates I       2nd class candidates  3rd  class  candidates  Mining act and  Special"; Rules  Mine;-i Gases  Ventilation  General  Work  Mining Machinery  Surveying.  Mining act and  .     ciul   Riiles  Mine  Gases  Ventilation  General   Work  Spe-  Mining act and Special   Rules  Mine Gases and  General Work  JUST ARRIVED   . " - ���������A large Shipment of the very latest  Styles in LADIES'  OJii GENTS'  CHAINS,   LOCKETS, RINGS,  Etc.-tic.  , CALL  AND  SEE  THEM  The PRICES ARE MODERATE for the BEST QUALITY ������ ^5  I'll B>FORCIMriER  .   ;'.i WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPflClAN  First Avenue,   XX .X      Ladysmith, (_B. C  *3  We are^maklng therr) oi th-. Newest  Styles.  toves  Pattern and Latesi  ._WE-D������r_ALL;KINDS OF FOUNDRY WORK  8ur Prices are Reaaona,   ble  8EE ������UR    NEW ST������VES IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  ��������������������������� ah'd at Lsdysmi.h Hardware[Company       fe  LADYSniTH   IRON & STOVE WORK5 CO, ���������LTD.  i������  Applications must he made to the  undersigned,   accompanied    hy    the.  statutory  fC(;i 'IS  follows:  By_n  applicant for Kirst nnd Second  Class  Examination  By  an  applicant for  Third   Class   Examination    The applications must he accompanied'     hy    te.slinvoninls  copies  thereof,  (a)  If a candiJalc for Kirst  (Tasrs,   that   he  subject and has had at least five vcars'cxpericncc  in   or  a-hout  Vorlcing     of a coal mine, and  i.s nt   least 25  years  of nge.  ! (b.)   IE a candidate for- V.co.id  Class,  that-he has  had   at least  years'  experience in or about i'le iiracl.ic.il  working  of a coal   mine.  (c)   If a candidate for Third  Class,   that lie has had  at least  years' . experience in   or  about   the  practical  working of a coal  mini..  By order of the Board,  v      ��������� .   . ,   j|"-:   |'|  'U FRANCIS   H.   SHEPHERD  Secretary-  Nanaimo, B. C, September 30th,   IQ03.    $10.00  < r   cdiiOcd  >s   a Piitish  the  practical  T>e  ce  TO POULTRY FARMERS   J  i00-ACRE FARM NEAR LADYSMITH |  Five acres cleared and cultivated, four roomed house I  Five Poultry Houses, 5oo Laying Hens, one Plough, 1  Clover Cutter, Axes, Hammer*;, S ws and To >'-, of ev- Ij  cr description, twj Spray Pamps, ^20 v jrth o_-*  Blasting Powder, Wire Netting six feet high >vering  "3 1*2 acres. 2i-2 Tons Hay, $23 worth Ne^ Laths  '^ifle, Shot Gun and two good Sail Boats  $450 Cash and $750 on Flortgage  P. O. Box 2*&.  J. STEWART,  Ladysmith  $1  Phone  I

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