BC Historical Newspapers

BC Historical Newspapers Logo

BC Historical Newspapers

The Ladysmith Daily Ledger Nov 1, 1905

Item Metadata

Download

Media
xdailyledg-1.0178537.pdf
Metadata
JSON: xdailyledg-1.0178537.json
JSON-LD: xdailyledg-1.0178537-ld.json
RDF/XML (Pretty): xdailyledg-1.0178537-rdf.xml
RDF/JSON: xdailyledg-1.0178537-rdf.json
Turtle: xdailyledg-1.0178537-turtle.txt
N-Triples: xdailyledg-1.0178537-rdf-ntriples.txt
Original Record: xdailyledg-1.0178537-source.json
Full Text
xdailyledg-1.0178537-fulltext.txt
Citation
xdailyledg-1.0178537.ris

Full Text

Array 1  If  M'  jrji*  fo  ft*!".  1  I  I  f  fftl  Ite*.  ,'K  .  ffl.  i  I  ((���������-���������  f:  1S' -  i-  f:.'  F  #:  If  I  1-  ������  i  $���������'  I  .1  I  i  h>  rv*  !  t.  ���������. ....WE -*.^  W,tfJlA'.  THE Ladysmith Daily  V0L.2,  ���������WEDNESDAY, NOV.  1,  1905.  *������  G fij 2T������  DISORDERS RENEWED  AT ODESSA  Yesterday a Fight in the  Jewish  | QuarterJ Resulted in Thirty  Seven Deaths  Cossacks    Surprise    Meeting of  Revolutionists and a Fierce  Battle Ensues  BOWERY ACCEPTS FIRE-  MENS' CH&LLENGE  Another    Game   Will be  Played Tomorrow  Evening  CIIMB DEAD  UNIT EOR  MANY MILES  l*OV 3-1905     % \ PRICE *&% ������#** I  K*  ���������"5? > ~s to  . - =* _���������. ���������.  Who  Will     Imitate    the|  Rooster After Thursday?  As will l������e seen l.-y (lie letter appearing below, Manager Sneddon, of  thc Bowery team, willingly accepts  the challenge of the Pi re Brigade,  appearing in these columns' yesterday afternoon. Basketball eiithus'-  (iasts,(and that means the greater  portion   of   Ihe   populaliou   of  Odessa, 'Nov.  1.���������Many conflicts foe-  gu.vgc they  were calling upon       the  tween   the  Cossacks   aud  disorderly   'people   to   take  up   arms,  a body of  people     look  place  here yesterday,    Cossacks  appeared.    Some of       the  , ���������   ���������-..,  Fighting bwtecn roughs and the Jews people were armed and turned upon .���������s"u,,,������) w|" agum have an,, opporlu  resulteid in 37 being killed anil SI ilie soldiers, a'buttle ensuing. 'After '' ty lo WItm's-s a struggle between  seriously  wounded. a strong resistance the revolutionists '. ,. a,j0ve   teams.      There   will   |JC  Kiefs,   Russ.-'ii,   Nov.   1.���������������������������This  city    were   routed   and   the  Cossacks  cap-  was the scene  of     wild, difordrr yes- | lined   liie  building,  tcnlay.    Last evening the revolution- '   in  the. Jewish quarter of the city  ists htld a meetling in a public bin'Id- 'fights   are ooiitinuallv  oceiiiring  ing and      while in impassioned  Ian-  'much bloodshed results. j   JUI'   *>llw*(Ie'>'   letter  ^porting   Alitor  Ledger,   S'ir-I see  .--.---..i-*^-,-,--^ --- ��������� I,     y0UI  VuiMa:  of  >'-���������-l-w-ay a letter  PURSER AT" - ���������  i.lr������'n ]W:U,asC'" JS,������������������������  ������^������"I5 that hi,  .teain Wil������ "Ot in condition  for  playing iu  the game of lust week,      ���������,-.<;  ehallengn.-r us  to another game     on  Thursday    ���������a���������t.    In   my  experience  whe-u    a (eam JS ticrc<lteIi ihiiy fiCner_  FINLAND'S  FUTURE  Lady-  full   piacticc  iu   thc opera  house  this  jovcninfi.    j.*or   Ulc  Jna(ch   tomon.ow  an admission fee of ten cents will ho  .   charged,  and :    ., ������  Mi.   Snodden'   letter  is  as follows:  TEMPTS SUICIDE  When  the steamer Lyra of      thc   iall-v Jo������k for  honors  by |".laying, sonic  Boston  Tugboat  Company,   now y at'other  (oai11 aiul defeating them, then  :*enic*nt'Tacoma, Kails for thc Orient she will , c?,,w back llIll������   "-'cleat  the  team  who  j , . "   the crowing.    Speakliic       -ii.oni  ������.   re-( have anew purser, tor' Percy C. Mar-   crowing,   the    onlv Urcnce is Zt  Ileisingfois, Oct. 31.���������The proclamation of civic Ji.^rty in Russia was  followed     today  by the announcenie  of "the  return  to a constitution  .-,,,..,������������������ I   .    , ' ' ' j-s^v.j,,,.,   l,ijc    0���������,v  (Ullcrcnce is   tlu  g.mo in J'iniaiMl, and  the ahoiiticn oi. ring-ton,   who  made  friends  in  every  | Firemen  crowed   before, their  defeat  the arbilraty conditions   under  winch   port the steamer ilouclieii, is lio'cring ' an,i      the  Bowery   boys' had  a cio'w  Finland bus     been governed smcc the' between  life and death  as  a result of .coming after defeating them,  accession as     Governor     General, of an attempt  to commit  suicide       on!    Uc cl������-ini  to I u good sports and ul-  I   'll.l>STl/l.. .. i.s .s   .  ������..-..*������. -J. i.l...   T>       1 ���������  Count BobrikoiT,  wli'i in  June of last  Chicago, Oct. 31.���������A  despatch     to  thc      Tribune , from  Kenosha,   Wis.,  says  the funeral of a baby  yesterday  revealed  that it was,the child o������,.Ad-  olph Kaueur,      who,  with his young  wife,  landed  at  Castle Garden only  last Tuesday.      Just after   the train  pulled   out  of Pittshurg,   the     child,  was seized      with  convulsions.      It  died  so ,j*uiokIy  that  the  mother had  no time to ask for assistance.  She   dared   not   tell   the conductor.  ! She  did not.  dare shed   a tear.      She  determined  to bring the child all the  way      to    Ivncosha,   where   she  had  fiirntls,  ifishe could,   without telling  any  one on  the  train  that the bany  was   dead.  Returning to her seal she began  )he long struggle to keep hack her  grief. .She sant; to the baby, talked  to it in "baby talk" that mothers  love so well, and pretended to laugh  at it as she held it, every now and  again sinking through her tears at  her husband, who sat beside her and  watched with dry eyes her efforts to  keop back . the* pent-up grief which  was nearly breaking her heart.  The conductor came through     the  train and ��������� he slopped  to ball*,  to the  woman.  "That's  'the   (iiiiotest   baby   1 ovr-r  saw,"  httSsiid  and   the   woman ���������wjth.,  tears  in  her eyes,-simply  replied:!.';.'���������*;  "Ves,   he has always   been "a good*'  baby."  When      she  arrived   here   she said  nothing  t<> hrr  friends   who   met   her  of   the death   of  thc"child,   but  carried  ait'more than a mile to the   new  home.   Then .she broke \lown.  year Was hilled by Eugene Schau-  inanu, the assassin who afterwards  coniimtttvi smcide.  After a meeting, of constitutionalists today at which an addiess was  drawn up fo.r presentation to the  government demanding thc administration of Finland in accordance with  ,tiie terms of the constitution of tho  Grand Duchy, Prince John Oboionsky  the governor general announced to a  deputation sent by the meeting that  .lie had been instructed from St. i'c-  tersburg that thc diet would be mi-  medi'ately called in extraordinary  seseion, to legislate for Finland- The  members of the senate who had continued to perform their functions under Bobrikoff     and Prince Oboicnsky,  Monday in a room at the Bohemian  Club at Tacoma. lie made several  ugly gashes in his throat, cutting  [half through the trachea and'covering  himself with blood. His physicians  say tonight that he liasija lighting  chance for his  life.  Me  had   been  drinking   for  several  days and,  according  to  some of   his  associates,   . he was   in   a despondent  frame  of mind,  due  to  a love affair.  Other acquaintances of the man.   say  that financial  difficulties and siokjness  had so reduced him that lie was1 tem-  small  pocket  penknife,  and  stood  in  porauly out of his mind,  lie used   a  front'of a mirror and  made futile:at-  tcihpbs  to reach the jugular vein.  After he was bleeding- from many  wounds he dropped the knife and  rushed   across   the  room , aiid yviolent-  ways ready to add another victory  to the score. I might, state that my  team accents the challenge of Bf. Ellis and will be ready to flap- their  wings and have another crow coming  Yours in  Sport.  W.  SiVEDDKN.  Aiannger Bowery  B.B. Team.  an handed     in  their    resignations in  compliance with the demand of the }y ,'a7r1- U,c bcl1 lor llle I>or*-<*. and  constitutionalists and thc "facts o,,l,"e" ,fel! "P������a lh'������ be<1' which ***  ther resignations      wcre   telegraphed ,<h'���������^ with blood by  the time the  ; porter   arrived.     He   is very   popular"  with his  associates.  to St. Petersburg.  Among the news ol the constitutionalists, is the reform of thc diet  into a universal assembly to be chosen at genera elections by an citizens  of mature age, and the first duty,  which jsliaii be the .preparation of new  laws for Finland   o������������������������������������  NEWS   NOTES  " FKOM   NANAIMO.  Nanaimo,     Nov.  1.���������Thos.  Dickie,  John     Zanani and Anthony Micala,  miners  employed in the  Cum.b'erl.ai.'d  colUcries, are charged with beinglunderground over eight hours, contrary  to     the Coal  Mines  Regulation   Act,  and  their hearing  will take place on  Thursday.    A charge for each of  the  cases* has also been made against the.  management,  of the colliery.  At  a meeting  held  last  night     tlio  management of the Athletic Clu-b decided      to hold a smoker in tho Club  rooms on Saturday evening, Nov.   18.  Particulars  of the event will appear  later.  Tenders for the purchase of the  Ilaslium property were closed last  night, but owing lo the absence of  two of the nssignes, nothing final  was transacted at the meeting held  last night.  Marrington  came  to   Victoria several    years  ago  from   England,   and  ran  as purser  on' the  Northern  Pad  tic liners ���������Tucoma,  Victoria  and  Ol-   .  ynipia.    After   the transfer  of those* !aclia"c,e"  steamers he went to the.   Boston com- I    Policc Serjrt.   MacDonald  had  pany's     line,   and  recently  has   been  SIGHT OP DUNGEON  FORCES CONFESSION.,  Seattle, Nov. 1.���������One look into the  cell at the old city was enough to  break Fred Nielsen's nerve yesterday  moniing. As he took one peep into  the ctli a morphine fiend who had  beeii confined in the ce.i fo: several  days was lying full length on his cement mattress. The sight was sufficient to throw Niclson into a stato  of fear.  VI'll   tell ;all   about   it,"   he cried,  as      Clerk Kent  and  Jailer  Corning.  were about  to  shove litm Unto      the  cell.   "Don't  put   ine  in  that     nolo  and  I'll'tell _tlic   truth.   Onlygirve mc  mm ti storm  on mm list  Victoria, Nov. 1.���������To the average  landsman a revolving stoirm is .a  brand of) vvcAther .unknoavi}. Iiuleetl,"  tempests of the k.nd seldom "frequent  this coast; they more coinimoiily.ap-  pcar in (he Far Eastern waters.  But if Capt. Bycrs' knowledge of navigation stands' good, he passed thro  ugh such a gale on his return voyag.  roui      Behring Sea,  completed  when  ON THE m\i  TRUNK PACIFIC  A despatch from Saskatoon, Sask.,  to .the Winnipeg  Free Press, says-  General Manager Frank Morse,    oi  tlie G-.T.P., i with his party, rode inlo town la-st night.   Mr. Morse   and  Chief Engineer  KeJIihcr   rode  all the  way     from    Portage la Prairie'  on  horseback,   rhiing sixty  miles  yesterday.       The   party  included  Senator  Watson,   Dr.      J.   Alex.  Hutchinson,  Malcolm   McMillan   and  Mr.   (J.   ().  MciVichoII.    lion.   11.   R.   lOmmerson  is. ���������expoi'tcil'     down  from  Wanium   in  the morning.    A depulatiou  repre.si'iit  ing the city council and  hoard       of  trade  waited   on Mr.   Morse   this  evening- in reference to   the 'locution of  the G.T.P.   main,   lit* assured  them  that   it   was  his   desire   ihat       U������*  road conic as near to  Saskal non    as  good     engineering    will   allow. . No  question  of a bonus  will  lie considered since the. best  will  be done      for  the town .which can be done.  Mr. Morse informed the Free Cress  correspondent   this  evening  that   the  Grand   Trunk   Pacific   engineers   will  he put     to work west of Saskjatoon  about Nov.   15.  Some  problems have  g"t  to  ue Avorkcd out  :n  that direction,  '       he expects that all       tho  line . from Saskatoon will  be de  cided     .on , and   thc contracts  let foo-  foie !���������!_ end  of  the year.     Jle expres  ed  iiimselP as  highly   pleased 1. with  lhe route     winch lhe road     will take  from   Portage  la   Pr.n^ie  into   Saskatoon,      and     is confident  the  -J.10  grade will  be niainaincd.  At the present time 1,1)1)0 men ami  (i50 teams and two steam shovels*  arc at jrork on285 -miles contracted  for. Work with steam ^shovels will  proceed all winter, as-well as placing  timber on the ground for bridgis  and culverts.   o-  c a %  ft? 2 *o  TO THE  QTYSCHOlE  o <  o  o o a ���������<  ^ 5S  a.  Recentlythe Trustees and Teaching Staff Have Made Many  Improvements  cj____j  Work Already  Commenced^  on  the Basement and Installation  of Heating Apparay us  At the same time that the City  Cil.v Council s term of ollico expiiea  theie iii'i be two vacancies of the  City School Hoard. Messrs. Greaves  ^iul Canon going out of office after  serving on lhe board since the city  wns incorporated. it j.s not at pres  cut known' whether or not these gen-  tieiiien will" seek re-election but, in  the urtiiicsts oi the school i^ is to be  hoped they will. The' present board  has made great improvements m the)  schools generally and it is safe to say  (hose interested in the cause oi edu-  < al'on are not anxious ip see any  change on the bbard.  Since the town has been mcorpo-  i.ih-d some great changes have been'  made on the teaching staff. A few  ilays ago Inspector Wilson paid an  oflieuii visit to the .schools. Although he made no regular examination he held a conference with the  leacheis. speaking very encouragingly  of  the work they were doing and giv  ing them some sound advice-  ar-  purser on  the  Lyra.    The .Lyra   wjli  leave  for  Seattle  for  the     Orient ,  morrow, taking another  purser.  For sonic  time Marrington        has  been  keeping   company  wirt.h   a Tacoma girl and some of his friends say  that he   tried  to get  the girl       to  marry  him   before   the  departure   of  the  vessel.    She  refusing,  be  became  'down-hearted   and   suicidal.  mid-  i high  ar-  AT  HER  WORD.  ! rested Niclson      at *,a dance in'a Sec-  fond  avenue hall  shortly after  ,' njglit     on   siispiciou  of  bein.j;  i wayman.  J    The  crime   for   which   he   w  ��������� zested   was committed  on October 1:1  I when  Martin   Vol laugh   wns   knocked  down and robbed on Tenth avenue  f north Vaiiccigh pointed the suspect  'out   to the police sergennt  at     tJie  dance last Saturday night.  At   the  poK.ce  station  sis ted  at first  that  A small  sized . strike occurred      on  Sunday last at the plant of the Gulf  Mamie's     heart was all .a-flutter.  She was  entertaining an  unexpected  caller     It  was   George DeGuff whom*  she has  turneA    'own  hut  a few evenings before,  gently but emphatjcal.  ly telling him  that she could never  think of  his  as a hustond,  but  that  she      always   wanted   to   be  a*good  friend to him, ���������rid a lot more of that)  cheap line of  talk that young girls |  hand  to  young  men  becauscthey have;  Niclson, in-  ic knew nothing  of the crime charged against hi in and  refused to discuss his whereabouts on  the night or to talk about the case  except to say that he had nothing to  do with   any  crime.  A   formal   charge   ofrobberywill pro  babiy in; filed in  the superior  today  against Niclson. ,  court J  MAY   GET  LADYSMITH  MAN   TO   KKKWREE,  his trim little schooner the Victoria  arrived in port battered and damaged on Sunday us if to bear testimony  of one of the most terrific storms ever encountered'in Norllinrn Pacific wa-  "Three     (lays after    leaving iDeliring|  Sea.  or  on October  8(.h,   Capt,   Dyers  says  he experienced  this  storm.  The  wing started  from  thc E.N.K.,    and  I hen  as   the  navigaloi   says,   backed  into  N.N.W.    its velocity was something dreadful.    The   vessel  lay  over  on  her   beam,end,   while' seas rolled  up high enough  t<i strike terror into  the heart'of the bravest and     most  experienced man aboard.   For thirty-  six hours,  all  through  one day  and  night, and for part of the second'day  this tempest raged,  and  there     -was  constantly  that 'fear of  being  str.ic!  by one  of the. huge bodies of water ;  that  appeared   to   be ceaselessly   piling up on  the weather side of     the  schooner.  Looking forward from the s-tern of  the vessel thc little sealer could not  be soen, for the atmosphere seemed  clouded as with fog or steam with*  the spray thai was flying. Nothing could be done, The vessel simply-had to lay to aud take it. She  lay helpless, not a stitch of canvas  out, and wjlli the possibility ,of being momentarily demolished. A������ slat  ed, one great comber would have  i'heen stillicioii't. But, remarkable as  lit may seem  the schooner, was never  to  of Georgia Fishing Company on  Pro-;^   ^-^   ^   sooo        .^^ h_  ���������taction Island.    The hoys- engaged in K,    )u.()i|gh(   ft   ]arg(j   |j]|n(iie      wl|.d  I not   the' muscular   development  throw them  out  of the  window. ���������  She  was  pir/zied first      becaust  he  came at a     after .she hadhaiided him  he  :h  'might be a present as a peace offering,   -md,   being   a woman,   she   .did  jnot want to   turn it down  before see  ing what   was   on   the   inside.       Although  determined  to  reject  it,  she  ��������� " ��������� bad   to   admit to herself  that       she  During the month just closed     the ra-wier liked  his   nerve.  Victoria  police have  been   called   up- I    She     was  not long kepi; in    sus-  on to deal   with f)7  discs  of different   pense.    After   n. few   preliminary    rc-  descriptioiis.      The  record   is,  Fight-  marks      about   the weather,  Gcorjfe  the putting  up  of dog  salmon strue,..  for double pay for Sunday  work and  were  refused.     They  accordingly  quit  work and  their places wore at once  filled by fishermen.  Already   enthusiasts   are   beginning  to    look  forward   to  the  next match  between    tlit!    Victoria  and  Ga^sou  teams,   suys   thc   Victoria  Times.    It  i.s scheduled   to   take   place  at   Work  Point  grounds.      Jn order  that  there  may  be no trouble  such   as  occurred  on   Thanksgiving   Day,   Lieut.-    Col.  English   is  understood   to   have  ruiuiiml   his  intention  to   have  I:  directiv   overlnkcn  by   any   of   these  immense     masses   of   water-    Nevertheless, she got taste of 4heir mighty  weightT    Just  as   thc  crest  of a big  sea seemed   lo catch her upper works  and so. greiit was (he shock"   that Hie  vessel   was   rendered  almost a wreck.  She was stripped  of  fen  canoes      secured  on  deck,  a boat  which   was al-  an_   so firmly fastened, railings  and stan-  j,jlc  chions.     and   where   the  last  named'  JEALOUS S0LD1KR SHOOTS  PRETTY AOTRKSS.  ���������,o;���������  "A    trag|p love      story is, reported  from France.    In a fit of jealousy     a  lieutenant   of   infantry   murdered  one  of the artists at  the Eldorado Theatre,   at  Nantes,   by  shooting        her  through, the head  with  a revolver.  The tradegy took"'place at, the thca  ���������tre in tiie course of the performance,  and caused   a most .painful   sensation.  The victim,   Rose Noel,  vvas  only 22  years  of age,   and was a popular favorite.       Several letters^ had lately  been   received   by. her  from   the lieutenant  warning   her  of his  intention  to kill   her  if she presisted   in   rejecting  hiS|advances. . For. fully an  bom  after  the tradegy , he kept an. enraged  crowd  at'bay   with  bis revolver.   At  last he declared  lie would submit U>  arrest  if he could   be allowed   to gaze  once  more upon the face, of the worn  an   he'iidored.    The   privilege       was  granted,   and      the lieutenant,   after  bursting into  tears  and  sobbing loi:'  ly,   suddenly  placed  the  revolver   to  bis head and endeavored   to  blow on',  his. own brains, as be fell across tlie  body   of his   victim.    The  bystaiulpis  knocked  his   arm   up, at  tbe  moment,  and the bullet  .buried  itself in      the  ceiling.. The-odicer is now in custody  in a state' bordering on insanity.  ���������. o���������:   ROBBERY .IN VICTORIA.  Victoria,   H.C.,   Nov.   1.���������(Special)  ���������Last- night   the  residence  of       H.  Chapman,  Menzies  street,  was entered   by  burglars  mid several hundred  doiiar.s worth or jewelry stolen.  Up  to the present the. police have  not teen successful in  their efforts to  locate the thieves.  ^ _  SHORTAGE  OF SAILORS  ing, 1; drunk, 20; malicious injury  property, ;i; being fn possession >>i  intoxicants, 1; vagrancy, ,'j; stealing,  1; assault, 2;, inmate of bawdy lions,  2; using obscene language, 1; infraction of the bicycle act, 2; using threa  ening language, 1; infraction of the  game protection act, 2; safe keeping,  17; sent to the asylum, 1.  to, reached for his hat and   said that he  really  must  be  going,   adding  pieas-  aiiily: "By   the   way, 'Mamjie,       youi  grounds   patrolled   by  several   squads  of men during the afternoon of     the  match.    This   precaution,   it   i.s  j$rh  lieved,   will do away with  the  possibility  of  rough   play,  and  should   result in  a fast, clean exhibition.  A meeting of the Victoria club wull  be held nt an curly date to discuss  lan'aiige.i.ents     for   the   forthc:o*iii|in{j;  the   lnrge   bolts  place,   the  d;ck  Were    drawn    from  Which  held   them   in  was  torn   up.  '.   For  the  whole   thirty-six' hours the  vessel's   raik'ng was  never out of  the  , waler.    Rest  of any  kind   was  out-of  the question.,   All  they coul.l do was  British  bark   Dcccan,   which  loaded  lu in her at  Clieiwunus  for  Antofagas-  ta,  was obliged   to  go to Port  Town-  : end  on  accd-nt  of  the  scarcity      of  men.    Sailors  arc scarce at nil  Pact-  I'c Coast ports,    A number ot vesse'  arc delayed at Port Townspiid awaiting crews.       These   vessels  arc   tho  British   bark      Dcccan,  lumber laden  from   Cheinainus;   brigantiiic. Laurliuc  Captain      JJutciishoii,    lumber   laden  from   Port Gamble for Honolulu;   l.a-  hiaiia,     lumber   laden  from. Blnkcley  fo.r  the West coast,  and   the ship .1.  B.   Thomas,   Captain   HalcrafL,   lumber laden  from  Gamble lo  Adelaide.  .   Some  of     t'luse  vessels have hecn  there nearly  a week with small pro.  pec-Is of early dc-i arture.  Speaking of    attendance Mr. Wilson  said' a good     way to encourage regularity was  to    award some honor to  thc     loom, having the best average  al tendance  foi   the  month.    In  other  schools,  he-said,   a banner  was. kept,  and  was .hung in the room having the  best  average  attendance.    It  was allowed  to remain in  the room for    a  month,  mid  should   another   division  have the 'best attendance at  the end  of that time,  the banner was* transferred  to that room.  One of the trustees, learning of tbo  proposal,  .sent away  for  a large  Union Jack and will  present  it  to, the  school to  be used for thc above purpose .  sent term the. teaching staff has made  Since the com/mencement of the pre  some great  improvements in the library room, aiul the little apartment-  is  now fitted   up   most  comfortably.  The  floors  are  nicely  oiled  and  the  room .'is   furnished with tables,       a  number of comfortable chairs.     The  ladies  arc now      working some curtains  to be.hung over  the windows,  writing bureau, a cosey corner and a  The      library is of   great service to  the      teachers   and   pupils,   and  the  books arc in  continual use.    The* collection  i3  at present  not  large,   but  all  the  hooks  are by   prominent  authors.,    "Several new woYks'arc ordered and expected to arrive .in a few  days..    In the library  there is also a  large     collection  from      cur.i,".������,   etc..  brought  by   the   pupils.   This  collection   which   consists   of  specimens   of  quart/.,  copper,  tin,   iron,  silver, lead  ores,      pieces  of  salt  in its  natural  slate.  eoo'U.    - brimstone,  fungi,   curi-*  oi.s shells,  coins,   beads,  used by the  Hudson       Bay      Trading   Company;  wampum sin lis, used ]by thc Indians    I-1iv-  for  money,   piece of  the. abandoned Al-  Div.  ���������-.ska  cable.      fo-:siis.  petrified    fish,  a   Div.  cartridge  taken   from   a rebel  on   the  Philippine  Islands;   pressed   fTiis, but.  terl'lys,   insects,  I'uunmiiig  birds'  ncsl  a   bear's  tooth,  a   portion  of a mammoth's   tusk,  etc.,   is   the  foundation  of a niusuem     that it is intended to  fjtrm  in  connection     with  the school  Prizes  ure given to the pupil who  makes what is considered the     best  contribution to (this collection during  the niorith.    For October the prizes  were awarded by the Principal.    In'  thc highest class, conslst'/ng of DiVr-  isions  1, 2 and 3, the first prize,.$2  in.     chsh,  was won by Sarah Duns-  muir of division 1.   The second, $1,'  ni  cash,   w;as      Wiom  by   Sarah Duns-  Cohurn's room J   In class 2, consisting of divisions 4, 5,   C and 7,    tho  first prize was awarded to Blodwyn  Davis,   of  Miss   Ramsay's   room; the  second to  Violet  Weiinrobe, of   MUss  Fisher's  room*;  and the third to   T.  Pollock, of Miss Butler's room.  In a vacant room the work sent to  the Westminster fair by the local pupils is on exhibition, and anyone who  would care to see it can do so by  caning at the school house any time  while school is in session.  As  previously announced  in     The  Ledger,  many improvements are being made in the building (,itself. The  trustees, as a result ^of persistent applications  to   tihe  government, .both  through  the medium of'the memlber,  Parker Williams, and by sending-   a  delegation   to  interview  the  government officials,  obitained a grant      of  $2,uC0 for improvement work.     This  money is being expended in cementing ,  the     basement   and, iii installing a  heating apparatus.   Donald Nicholson  has the contract for the former and  has   already  commenced   work.    Tho  basement     has  been leveled audi in a~  short    tune     the cement    will belaid  When  this work is completed       Uie  pupils  will derive great benefit from  it, as     hitherto in'.the wet Weather  they have been unable to play in the  basement; on account .of the .dampness '  caused  by  the water  making Its way  in.  Up   to   the present   the school   lias  b.3en heated by stoves in the various  rooms,  but the hot air system,  for  the installation  of whac*-   the Ladysmith Hardware  Comvpany  has  bec-i  awarded  the contract,   will  keep  the  school   at   an oven   temperature: continually.    This  mode of'heating     is  used in the Vancouver schools anjd is  generally  thought  to be the       most  heal Ihy      and    SsLtislactory    system  there .-.   Already the furnaces are at  thc school and  the trustees hope to  see the work      on  their  installation  completed   in  a short time.  The  following   is  the  actual attendance  in  the    various   divisions  for  the month of October.  Div., 1���������Principal    Dakin   ...,..���������..,.. 85  2.���������Mr. B.S.    McDonald   ......'4-1  3.���������K������:'ss    Coburn  48  4.���������Miss  Mjlligan  4-1  5.���������Miss  Ramsay   ,   48  fi.���������Miss   Butler  4S  7.���������Miss   Fisher    ,  CO  S.���������Miss Tcague   til  0.���������Miss Abercrombic   BO  Div.  Div.  Di  Di  Di  Total      457  (!  City Clerk Stewart desires us to . Wallace Bowes, for the past throe  call a I ten tion to the fact that Nov-. years telegraph operator for the C.P.  emter 7th is the last tiny that any- R. and who leaves for Vancouver on  one who is eligible to vote at the Saturday to accept a situation with  city elections and not on tbe list can the Western Union there, takes wfith  register.i Any hoiise-hoider who is a him the best wishes o'" thc business  j subject, ami  who has  paid $2.0!)      or ' men    and  others   of  the community,  more into the cily  ing the past year  is ter.  as a rate   tax dur-  is entitled  to   reg-  NKW  RIPLEX   POR  THE  MOUNTED   POLICE.  New rides of an entirely new design have been provided the Royal  Northwest  moiinlcd   policc  in   the Yu  and    while     Mr.    and   Mrs.   Bowes'  friends regret their removal they arc  glad  to see Mr. Bowes receiving      a  well merited advancement.  11. Hewlett this morning- commenced his duties in the City Clerk's office.  ko.'i.   The new  rifle  ride formerly used  is thc Rosks.   The  by the  police was  Alex.   Robinson,   superintendent  of  education,  has  returned  to  Victoria/  the Lee-Enfield.    The new rifles have  from  Kootenay on a Ipur  of inspec-  a. number  of  improvements  over  the ,'t,ion   of   departmental   affairs.       He  was    awuy   about   two  months  and  'C<'.!'������  know you promised to be a sister to IV*'att'*- A referee will also be selcct-  nie, so I have brought you around a cd" Jt has'been proposed 1hat an  bundle of old clothes that needdarn- ������h"><--.ial lvr brought from Ladysmith.  ing and mending. Take your time Tllis* t,10Se interested state, is' the  about fixing them up, sister, and I 0,1'y wa>' a" uivbiased referee maybe  will call for them in   about a week"   secured.  lo keep     waH'h     as hysl   they   cou:d. ! "" *    "* "'  When    their     weary  vigil    ceased ail'tllc ������lorm .was  the   tail end  of some  breathed  a sigh  of relief such as, rnr ' tyl',lu,<,n"   T,t' sa?'s"  **'" uev'>'' "mv any-'  haps,   no     man      among   them   ever    t,,in".likt>  jt   l,eforc  during  his   long  breathed-before,     The schooner, there   e-v-!,crmn'ce     at sea.    In this-he does  after,   continued  her   voyage  to   port  not re'fer s������  rnuch  to the velocity of |,uil  bac  without   further   mishap. fho wiml as to the general character  mating  the extra upward  motion us-  It is Capt.  Dyers'  conviction   that0'  the stor������������������. ed in  the  old  weapons.  old ones, notable among them Icing  a device ''or adjusting thc sight so  as to allow for alateiial variation  due to effect of wind on bullet, and  the straight pull of throwing" out  the shell and puttiing another in its  place, thus requiring only a straight  im"  during that time was travelling almost constantly visiting practically  aU thc public, schools within)that section. Jn order to cover ail of the  ground, Mr. Rob-inson had to curtail at one school to such an extent  and,  and push forward and elim 'aS t0 enable him only to  call  then  continue his journey.  V  >iVt 1  '-���������A  JJA_XYLEDGg^__  BAR STJFPI.IED WITH BfiSi  WINES.1LIQTJORS, CIGARS  tmi������i������ ooods I ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  J      ^^4 ^^ "1 _r-^ *���������>���������1 . . i ������=v.inv in near viein  !JTTfYAiuTsn07 YARDS  E^inair&^anaimo Railway  - *" ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������--���������������*  Time Table  ''3  li)  .   .j      J.UMS0I1  -j.    ^lo'uu, proud because the  boys are so cute and withal sostea.lv  anil nucn rood repealers.     Last n'jrUt |  Avas Hallowe'en,     and out hovs,  with  the same steadfast  purpose that they  have carried out year after year went  their  usual   rounds,     tipped over  the  uiiial   number of  'jutbuiidinfts,  carried  aAvay  the right  iiuinbei   of  gates,  etc  They nil* not  in any  way oiipnai and  do  not,    like the      had   luys of some  towns,     originate  new     tricks,   they  jusl solemnly do their regular'.11 allow  e'en  blunts  once  a year   and  do them  ���������*c.eii We     might almost    sigh " ���������'."  .something new, but this would he  strange lo the hojs so we will be  satisfied 'with our steady, hravc and  hriiH'anl boys who dare te-rto and repeat year arter year thc same bril  Haul work aud .t is said that the  Rates and outbuildings actually seem  to know the. boys now and join eager  iv in their sport. " ;  REALVRKAl'.LK  RECORD  of  the  iragraui. allowance  Ilcrr  Cirunn,  whose daily   a  ofto'bacco      consisted o      ������ <^  six  Pipes  and six cigarettes.  ���������  l.LlM     rrlucc   His...."-*   ������"*���������  t^rt^r t     thercmaimnp  .tump of the one just  cn{oy<a  Edison,  tl������e  great  invento,,    .ni.  day are  his  normal   allowance.  Sn deeply  absorbed   in.jo k  funis double     that imm cr ,������-^ttl>  ^stimulate his hraln.   Even   no  ,,.���������    used  that cclobialwl   si-   i-  ������   ���������m S.S h��������� "^  ,iom 1M ���������������������������>��������������� viw���������a,tl.cre  Three  A'cais  smtt,   "���������" \.,,i  Jel   u his seventy-third year;a.vo 1  Tn  bes*kle     whose smoking rccoul  tlS,      o  William  Patron   appears  that      oi *-- TTrom. his twe-n-  quite   insignificant.    From   n        ���������  t������-venlh year he kept.anexaci ac  fount   of b.s consumption oi l)i.ei an  to "ceo     In   bis   fifty-fourth  year he  hecame   a    teetotaller, ^aftci  ha   ..  flnm.-   ag.780   glasses   of ^ ^  moderate  tally,  wovlang  out at but  Xrl'adav.   But it is of his   i-mmo -  crate   smoking,   wnicn   m.  till his death thafc.vvehave tospsik.  infoity-rne years' ho smoke    nc��������� **-  ,v than   G2S.713 cigars,   or   13.   1 .a  TcaT    giNing   an   average   of   Uu.rtj  dght adav.    Out of this gigantic tr,  tal 4.3,r,flfl wcre fliven Mm at various  ,     ���������      sor, om       which, ai-  limcs,   IcaMiig oSn.^ls.,       anu,    ���������  though this  Austrian devotee at the  Presses  ' Dresses  .hisses' Dresses  Ladies' Dresses  Ladies' Waists  Ladies',   Misses',  and Children^  Coats and Separate Skirts. -  ^   If you   are looking  for a length  5 suitable for any of the  above   you  I you can surely buy at least three  ^ for the price of two and in many  ^ cases two for thc price of one.   _  Ther��������� were   472   in the lot.  Be  sSS^cnd an hour looking ov������  er thern. 'mr���������  Icom^vdal St. Store  double sole,  winter   "eight  The Best Fit, S pedal ja.50  -       nlfiebinK in near vicinity.      | ������������������ EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, OCT   J1^JJJf ;tatioM    at  Be.taccornodationintown.   Splendid hunting -> ^ADYSM.TH. B. C       ,_.._.' ^ ^y^tl,^ J or Victoria J^^SS*.   -*   ������  A.J.MCMURTR.E. Proprietor ,__.-,. .... _aily.  au* at 4.00 p.m. on ,  ^   da7TrainS  I...  I^ysmith  for.Wlington  and  all ������ crmed������to .      ^  Good tables and good!      J������J������- ^-^ at c.00  p.m.  on ^ed��������� da>s,  fc'  Rooms '������m������davs '" ^TCATT7Tn   \MD FROM ALL Si AH ON s.  ' i!_fes!?ys^-s^SiT&*s* -���������*���������not la:i_r  U������e follawint Mo������������ay.   Steamer Joan-  *��������� " cninrdiv al 6.00 a.m.. a������d  _^*ia .^i^-^s^^8 "* -   .  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  ,t   .    ���������c Dist. Freight &. Pass. Agt  18 Govt. Street, Victoria B.C.  I Newly fitted up and  -Furnished  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra weU  Stocked  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and goodboard.  Our Bar is ne.ly 0������*������P - W.1U-PP"- - ������- ������ ������^ -  Ladies' $2.50 ^hoes  Ladies' Fine Box Calf  Shoe.  JOHN TKA, ProprietOsT  Wines, lBt Avenue :-: :-: :-: Ladysmith B.C.  Chilcirens $.03 Shoe j  Childrens' Heavy Grain School Shoes, lace or button,  ^wp^ 5 to 10 1"2.  Our Kast Iron Kind. Pair $1.00  nens' Collars 12 12c  Wh" P&y20cf r C0IH-. when you can get one that  will wear longer Ih my shape at 3 for ,5c.  * ���������  6 Pair for $1.00  RESTAURANT  Cor 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Meals 35c and Upward  ������  ������  Best  accommodation  for  transient  ud permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comtort-  aJy furnished and tlie bar is up-to-  VI.    Rates $1.00  a day    and    up-  w \rd8.  WM. BEVERWGE, Prop.  . .   . w >-: Ladytmltk  _>flaaaas .^-- -���������- ���������  THE JONES HOTEL  HOTEL DOMINION      1  ���������RateB fl.25 and$l.B0-  FreBbu8to all steamboat landing! and  Say depots   Electric cars every five  Snutes to'all parte ol the city.   Bar  BDd table .unexcelled.  ..-"ST��������� ^plz  -. *.r Elite Arr. ������.i������ R> **���������>  WJ* '������ Arr R������fo.<l Arr 6.������ P-������  ;^pP:������^%POKAN������Arr930..;;;-  5**--is- tSS ---::::  1 ONE NIGHT  To   Seattle and Vancouver  TWO   NIGHTS  To    Winnipeg and St. Paul  ��������� Close Connections  -, For '' Chicago. Toronto,  Montreal and  All Points East & West  Acctvlene     Lighted     Cars.  Family Tourist Sleepers,  Puiace Sleeping Cars *,  Dining     Cars (Meals a  la  Carte).  Library Observation      Cars  Through     tickets and  ta-g-  .   gage checks to a������ points.  Steamship Tickets  For tickets, maps, berths,  reservationsk   and complete  information   'call on or address,  J AS. SLOAN, Agi.  G.NR   FEflNIE, B.  C.  TICKET   OFFICE  I Cor.  Government  Victoria, B. C-  and  Yates St3.���������  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  One nt which  fs the iamotf ."North  Coast Limited," .'  Tickets on sale to a������ Eastern   and  Southern points at lowest rates.  Up-to-date     Pullman    and     Tourist-  sleepers      on all   trains- Dining  Cat  service Unsurpassed.  Steamship tickets on sale to and  rrom an European points. CaiHn ac  commoilation rcscr\ed  by  wire.  CHRISTMAS  RATES   NOW  -EFFECT-  IK  ���������   1  For     further    particulars    cail ot  Kauai mo.  .- ,*      v-...     nnneneral groceries Will only  secure  shrine" ol- "My l*Aj. *^���������"  **��������������� ���������' ^f^. cJ,;ofl.    General groceries  paid more-Uian'a-penny  for each one,     on^      ^ w,iU bo net.   On sugar  cost  nearly   ������2,500. purchases  a discount of one per cent.   __o_ will be allowed Jor tiurty days.  . In  .DON'T'BLAME YOUR _ c       ,d^iing   wiU 1:e reckoned  GROCERS   A r HOML.      j .^   -^ ^ rf .^,. g_    Interes.t  Thc members of ,U.c Btitish. Coluir^ | afe;8--'-^i;>iU;be charged email  bi'a  Wholesale   Exchange,   V-flicouvcr-������������������       and  Victoria firms,  have  decided to  i overcisie-va,rCciurits;.  OLD T!fclE?vS" OF THE'WEST  hey Know to a nicety  the c.'unatic  and   geographical  cmuliUoi'.s  that can  for  a   .spiciiU (-'ass fi footwear  \o nu'cl these, conditions.  l;]a^levn slioi* iiifii cannot  know these tilings from  nit re hearsay.  They   must     live "out  west"���������L;ct-.      the "Wai color,-'      as  it      were���������tieeoine  sleei'ed in      western e.Npcri-  enee ami knnwiedS'' ohituiliable only     by living tlie life  of a  Westerner,   befon; Uiey  can    hop.;:  to  make satisfactory fool wear for the strenuous life of  the toiler in the  western     forests,   fields an.l  mines.  "TIIE   LTOCKIE ROOT"  is a     western    product for  western   people.  Look   for     the  trademark  upon (lie sole.  MANUFACTURED BY  cut     down the' time limit on  their1  cash   credit  to purchasers,   and     notices have been sent'out.^.customers'I  informing them   that  the  new  order  of  things  will become   effective     today.    Retailers  and  others   all  over  the province   who  are   numbered  among the customers of the monVbcrs ol'  the exchange will be affected.  In      the past wholesalers have allowed     thirty days'  credit.'o������ cash,  and have given froni 2 to 3   per cent,  discount on  that basis.    Commencing  ���������on)Wednesday, however,  buyers  must  make  settlements every  ten  days  in-  order   to secure  two   per  cent  off  for  cash.    Payments made in thirty days'  ���������BO  YEARS*  , EXPERIENCE  w ������������������   One Dollar Per Day.  Goo_ Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  fJA/TACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKiimell &Woobank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly First ClaM.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  Fire Proof    Buildi������������  HENRYS NURSfRiES  NEW CROP-  ,      *     t-  Home Grown &  Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and FLOWER  SEEDS,  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HODODENDRONS,  ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  ./PLANTS. _____  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.   -Catalogue free.  80l������  Westminster Rnad.   Vancouver  NOTICE.  ���������write the ofliee.  A. D" CARLTON,  A.G.PA.,   N.P-,  Portland, Ore.  Tbone Main. '456J  C. E. LANO  General Agent  Victoria, B.(J  Are You  Going East j  Then be sure your tickets read   ���������  the  ATENTS  Trade Marks  Designs  ' rym i "      Copyrights *c.  -'.ov  UP.R1THET,  &Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA. '.-*-: :���������������������������-'-"'��������� --��������� :-*BC  ..'���������j. Wellman, Prop.. Vancouver.)  One block Horn C.P.R. Depot   .and  fwi-Co���������er������ir.������vm.^.H������'.-.������'  streets. Telephone,.1-4.  Persons found using our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers alter this notiee.  will br! prosecuted.  RUMMINQ BROS.  Pioneer Spdi Water Worta. .  Ladysmitru^BA^-  Scientific JlM������rt������W'  Ah������..-������>-.oi- mtiftwtgj -we������wy; ys������*$  feM������/^������t'W^*t^X*  :9i-U:9i&P>ikp;*&9i-ik*i-&9-<!k������  I  T HB CITY  . R. Williamson Prop  Ladysmith B. C.  ?st. Avenue  WM. MUNSIE, President  Telepnone,4s5.  fhe   Ladysmith   Lumber Co  Ltd.  1  -^~:_^_^;_'^*������^.**^-'*'s'-'*ir-'&r,r'          THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.   . ��������� ~~~ ' .   ������.    i _,ll\  Smelting Worlcs at  LADYSMITH, B.C.  Convenient t������ E. & N..Ry. " the Se.  Usual'-. subjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given in classes or individually.,  MISS BERTRAM,  B   O  J. W.  Telephone^.  COBURN, Man. Director  AND  LADY SMITH-Shingles  ���������Msinufscturers     of���������  Pou������h and  pressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Latha,  Sht^:"^ .aiding. Etc., of the Best Quality.  reasoned   and   Kiln   Dried   Flooring     and  Finishing    L������nb������  I.  | CLERMONT LIVINGSTON W, J. WATSON, \  ������ General Manage. Smelter Manager. \  ���������i'teft'fec^'-feft'^s^^r-feti'feti'fesft'-s^ft'fe^  GEO. YUEN  Merchant Tailor  I Ladysmith ^        W*        B   C  It you like-  A smootili, easy shave, an even,  wsll-finisbed beard trim, a good  bath, ������r a stylish Hair-cut.  Yeu will gp to .  LADYSMITH SHaVINIt  PARI ORS  HIGH STREET.  The only line now making UNd  DEPOT connections at ST. PA1!  and MINNEAPOLIS .with ''  through    trains    from    the    Pa]  Coast.':.  THE SHORTEST LINE,  FINEST TRAINS, THE LOWI  RATES, THE FASTEST TTMlj  BETWEEN ���������.*','.���������''  MINNEAPOLIS',"' ST. PAUL,  CAGO, .OMAHA", KANSAS  and ALL P01NTS.JEAST.  For complete  information asl.1  local agent or write,  F. W. PARI  --"���������'     General  7?0 2nd Ave., Seattle^  Stock  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE,  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED AND FRESH,  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orders taken Ior Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agencj.  ..Oeaers In  .Pianos!  Organs  LTD  VANCOUVER    B. C.  J^ONEY  TALKS-  , c.   rm^ii  Tn IK    ^S   ANYONE.  "F YOU  ARE ptv^C CASH FOUYOUR  MEAT  YO.R DOLLARS W  ILL   GO  FURTHER  IF  YOU  BUY   ���������OM US   $m Cash Prices Cannot Be^Beaten-  {ggaa Baa B������-i  ARTLEY   GISBORNE  Ladysur ith, B.C  Dr.  Dier can lie foi"-.d at]  at his o������ice on High nlrcetj  tal   work  is   guaranh. I   l0  class -and rates rcasimaUe  ices Cannot Be Beaten-   &    FLASKET7  Member  Can.   Society  of   Civil  Engineers  Mem        v, -niprtrical Engineers,   England .  Member I������.t������.t������- of "     ^ at s, Lol,is, ,9c4  Member  Internatioi.������il   Electrical  -Electrical Engineer��������� ,  P   0. BOX 357,     1!  I i  .I  , I. !���������������������������������������������       '     "  Manufacturers of the Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOn  N^e-b������   Union Laber   Employe*  fl J. BOOTH, Prop     .  3 gsasassEfflssssssga  BER1 DAILY LEDGER  '*****^,  ^.js.^4.^^.j.*-;.^.^.*������sH*^^,,-H*4^4'^-'  Union  Brewine  NANAIMO^B.TC.  Go  Hanufacturers of the  e������-  7  ���������I*  In |British Columbia  Laeer Beer and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed    ?  ������     from the   Best Canadian Malt Run   Hops      ]  Brass Hearth Suites  THE MAT-  HIGH  ALTITUDES.  used  Wised  ?-���������  oi  just opened out some choice  Kerbs and Brasses  in Suites, all  to match.    The    designs     arc  dcciiUidly   novel  and  handsome Suggestive of  the Louis   Period,   with  a dash of     'the v *  Colonial Alass.ive  sipuare    Kails, set diagonally, heavy moulded  " Brass  Bases and Scroll   Suppoit.s.    The  Dogs  in  euch design arc,  attached to the Kerb, adding   dign-.ty   to  its   appearance, 'and  great utility.     r  COMFOUT  on 'the  is one of the first considciatioiis  in  the successful   furnishing;    "of  each room.   Thc effect'of a handsome   llearlh  Suite-is very striking it adds a "tone"   to  the surroundings   unattainable ;to other ways.   ,  These new suites all   priced at  $15,00.       $16.on,-      $18.00,       $20.of,       $-.5,00 Complete!  tlEAHTil;  on   lVoiile   AVI10   Arc  the  Sea Ijevel.  "It Is dangerous for me to go to bed."  That   announcement   by   a   stylishly  dressed woman at the desk of the Albany   hotel    orlice    startled    William  Maher, one ot" tbe proprietors, who was.  ��������� Branding at ihe counter.  "What is the trouble?" asked Mr.  Maher when he recovered his voice.  '"The room is filled wilh electricity,"  replied tbe woman. "If 1 walk across  the floor and touch-my face with my  baud there is a simp, and if I touch  the iron bed I get a shock. Why, kind  sir, it's awful! Everything I touch  snaps! You niiglil think I was some  electrical freak and belonged with  some show. But I am not. Honest, I  never knew before that my system was  electrified."  "Where is your home?" asked Mr.  Ma her.  "Sun Francisco." replied the woman.  "I thought yon were from the sea  level," said Mr. Maher. "you have  nothing to fear. The room Is not  charged with electricity. Tbcie is  nothing wrong with the telephone or  electric light wires. Y'>u see, madam,  that you lire not acclimated in Denver.  The air here is extremely dry and is  therefore surcharged with electricity,  so that you in touching iron feel a  Blight shock, and also a slight shock  when you walk across the carpet and  then touch nnj tiling wilh your hand  or sluilce linr-ds with anybody. You'll  get over it in a few days."  London,   Eng.���������Interesting   revelations      concerning    stage   wrestling  weie  made at  Westminster   County-  court in the case of, John'Madden vs'.ded,  "the  fine type,  a Japanese      wrestler    named  Tani.  Plaintiff,   who described  himself as a  wrestler and laborer, residing        at  Bcrmondsey,  sued Tani  for  damages  for injury  done hjts clothes,   and  for  an assault alleged to have been committed     at the Lyceum     theatre on  June Oth last,   lie stated     that   he  was   engaged   to   wrestle  with  Tani  for   the purpose  of a stage  show,., it  bang understood that there was    to  be  a nine minutes'   struggle.   Oiv the  occasion  in fljiestion,   however,  Tani  threw him at the end of live minutes  and "gripped him down.'' This caused him severe pain, so,  in accondance  ME  VICTORIA,B.C  Miners' Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short    notice.   Drill Sharpened by ������-���������  ways gives satisfaction.  Picks handled and repaired.  Shipsmithing'  in  aU     its    Bran'ies  Horseshoers and Genera! Blacksmitn..  R. LAWSON  Buller Street   -    -    -    -    Ladyarnitli, B C  ���������������������������t^-*--*"*-*-*"  ������������������tt*H*H+H*H  ~x  L?\C/SMITH TRANSFER CO.  _.*���������  -B9  PIANOS,  ORGANS AND HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY.  _______________  Stables in the rear of the Lad ysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.   .  WILLIAMS AMD  Leave orders at   thc  ,v \ 5 \.: r  4  4  4  4  *C*-*-*.*������;r.������**������*������*-*-*^^^  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY. -  DAVID JOHNSON  LADYSMITH  *  ������...  * PHONE 66  BUGGIES FOR HIRE ���������:���������  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  See J. KEMP, or leave orders villi  &��������� ADAM  FIRST AVENUE  'PHONE 2-4.  W.  SILF.R.  GEflEKAL LXPKESS AND  . DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY  n<>^ '���������:  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  Dr. R. B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and  at reason-  able rates.  Nl. R. SIMPSOi  Solicitor,  Ete  to  t   Avenue  Loan  IADYS1W 1  High St.  Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  LADYSMITH A ERIE    NO. 686, F.  0. E.    :���������:        :���������'���������       :-:       '������������������1  Meets in the Opera House 1st and  3rd Tuesday  at 7.30 p.m.   Worthy  President-  B. Forcin.mer,      Worthy  Secretary, C H. Rummings.  ~T~v~-  r-y���������,'  PiftHl  ElSfc  ������������������ T *��������� r'v \������������������^���������������n,  DESIGNS <  1 TRADE-MAKKS -  \ AND COPYRIGHTS .  '       OBTAINED       i  ADVICE AS TO PATENTABILITY  Notice In " Inventive Ago "     p gss  ��������� Book "How to obtain Patents" _|   gj m SttU USE *  ' Charges moderate. NofeeUllp.itentisBanured. ]  Letters strictly confidential.   Address,  ' E. G. SIGGERS, Patent Lawyer, Washington, D. C. ,  T\   -*���������    *-   -*i   1*   ���������*���������   -*i    -���������-*���������-*-���������-*������������������*������������������-'    *��������� * -- .LA,*. I--*-..fc-A..���������-**������-*���������������������������*  The  woman   went  awuy  mystified, !vas  '������ u,c hatiLot wrestling  but satisfied, and Mr. Maher said: ;  "That's a common complaint in ev- ,  ery hotel in town. Those of us who j  live hero will now and then feel an  electric shock by touching a conductor  or when walking, over a carpet if wa  touch our faces or shake hands, but  we tire not as subjective to electrical  influences as those who come from sea  . level or from places where the air is  moist. These people, of course, are  shocked easily, and as it* is a new experience for them they invariably believe that the telephone or electric  light wires aro crossed and that they  are in danger of electrocution.  "We had a woman in the hotel last  week who was startled because when  she began to comb the hair of lier  French poodle electric currents ran up  her arms. She thought that somebody  had been playing a joke on her dog,  nnd she was furious until I explained  to lier the cause."���������-Denver Republican.  A Black-smith Wood Carver.  John Mc-Clelleii of Mount Airy, Md.,  Is not only a fine blacksmith, but he  has shown himself to be an expert  wood carver. "With the long quiet  eveniugs before him ho conceived the  Idea of whittling a seven foot black  walnut log with a penknife. Foui  years he spent at the amusement, often getting up at 4 o'clock in the morning to take his sharp knife and whittle  et the log. He put a little time at  meals and in the evening. llecently he  wont to Hagorstown and brought the  result along in a glass case, and it is  now on exhibition there. It is the running gear of a farm wagon complete  In every detail, together with a chain  and other lixings. It is perfect iu every way, not a pin missing, not a part  Wanting and all in one piece, nothing  added or pieced on in auy way. It Is  a wonderful bit of patience and skill.  Mr. McClellen used up over $25 worth  of penknives at it and once bought a  five dollar one with tempered blades  and found it snapped up as easily as  tho others.���������Blacksmith and Wheelwright.  THE  HIGHEST   PAID WOMAN   IN  EMPLOY OF UNCLE SAM.  THE  Attributes or Fine Dress���������Onr Own Standard��������� Caro of tlso Floors���������Rising From a  Ctialr Gracefully��������� Children's Teeth���������A  Help to HonieimLkinc  Miss Mary Kirk, the translator, of Portuguese*, in tlio.buiQ'au oC American republics at Washington, receives the highest  pay of any woman in tho employ of the  government. Hoi* salary is $1,800. Miss  ���������Kirk is not only tli's best .paid- but sho is  among; tho youngest of tho women v/b-s  flriiw salaries from Undo Sam.  Miss,Kirk was born in Pennsylvania.  Per father, Isaac-Kirk, was a prominent  mem bar of tho Friends' society. ��������� She is'a  graduate of Swarthmoro' college, where  sho caino prominently before the public in  n loading part in (ho play "Antigone," in  tho original Greek. Her proficiency in  Uinguagos brought he* the toachership in  with custom, he tapped  three tffriics  on  the mat as a s\ign  that he wished  to   be released,   hut Tani  refused  to  allow  him  to get  up  until   "Apollo"  who managed   the  show,   enme on   to  the stage. Plaintiff      admitted    that  when, he was  allowed  to r.se  he lost  his temper ami,struck Tani. In order  to prevent  the stage  business  be|ng  spoiled,   Apollo   asked  them  to shake  hands,  and  llioy di'd so  in front     of  tho audience before tlw curtain came  down.   When Tani and he were t|i the  ���������dresship,     room     the former     threw  phi'iilil'i "all lover the place," saying,  "J   will  break   your- leg."   This  continued   until   Apollo   again   appeared,  and  put a stop to  the disturbance.  Cross-examined, .plaintiff said     he  ���������4i.l1  professionals. He' knew before be  '.went on the stage that he was go-  j ing to be thrown. That bus ~eo;i arranged bcfoiehand. His duty waslo  make a good show with Tani, so as  to excite the audience. Tie contended  that Tani threw hj'in before lie was  entitled   to   under   the   arraimenient.  In answer to Judge Wooiilull, plain  tilT said that'Tani put "the lock" on  him in live minutes, instead of in  nine. lie tapped on the mat three  times jvs au^gn for release, and  when begot up he "tapped" defendant.  Further  cross-exanVincil,- he  denied  that  after the performance  he a bused. Tani, nor did/ he say _ie would 1 ill  Inin        luii"   lhe  detente.   Appoio   was  called,   and     said   Tani   was   in   "tbo  habit of paying     a fee to persons to  i wrestle with h.im.    Pluinliii   was one  jof many men who followed h|in atoowt  'anxious to.get a show.  Tani did grip  plaintiff and recuse to allow him   to  get  up. After  the performance plaintiff abused Tani in the most disgrace  ful  manner, and  the result was' the  Tani   "went for him," and held him  1o the. floor, and made li^m apolo.;:*  three  limes  before he would let  him  get up. '  |   Tain  was then called, arid t,he)<qucr  'tion arose in what manner lie shot*',  ed  that defendant's evidence was u,  necessary,   as  plaintiff   had  evidently  brought   all   the  trouble  on  hlms-e,f.  lie therefore gave judgment for  thi  defendant,   leaving each party   to p.  his  own costs.  family can become all it oi'glit to'be  if the mother does not keep in t ouch  sufficiently with" outside interests,  and with what is going on in the  world, to be an iulelleclural stimulus to her children. " ' ' 1 Ii.iat  noticed in women's colleges,'' he ad-  culti\Psiion of  the body not neglected in cultivation  of the brain, aud both not de*-eloped  at   the expense' 01 the  diaiacter.*'  That      ought to satisfy the most,  ladylike of.lady no-.el'jsts.  New York has produced the greatest woman sculptor in the world, according to V. Edwin Ehvcll, curator  of sculpture at thc Metropolitan Museum of Art. She is only 19 an;i  beautiful, and her name is Ada Martinson. Of her statue, "Motherhood"  recently completed, the curator says:  "i!t is a wonderful statue, not un-  tliorouehiy original and her own;, it  has the stamp of wuividuality."  Miss Martinson is now in Paris, a  student with the gic.u l-'ii'iich scui-  nl r. She win Le there llree yi ars  longer.'   o   IT PAYS TO BUY  Weinrobes  GIVEN AWAY FREE  Silverware & Jewelry Will be Given Away FREE  HERE ARE A  FEW OF T HE  LATEST   DESIGNS: 1*1  ELEGANT   SILVERWARE   AND  JEWELRY,  WHICH. WE  ARE GIVING- AWAY FREE  AND  WITHOUT CHARGE.  It will give you a cWance to get      Christmas  friends  without   paying a c cut for  them.  gifts for your  WI1 BN  i  Do  not  ing  out her  old  morning  rounds.  MADAM   (JOES   MAK-  KKTlXr..  ma111   the  mistake*  of wear  clothes  on heriltiily  The efis'et will  tell  on  her own   mood  and on tin*  atW*n-  lion  she receives     Her  waist   should  be fresh,  her skirt should he eleai <  Hie ground   and   hang   properly,     if'  possible.    During tbe summer  months  she  will   find that, ex sun.slude conveniently  takes  the- place, of a hat,    Sin  gloves  are  superfluous.    On  a rainy  day,   a bunch   ol  bright  nasturtiums  or  a rose  pinned   on her nun-kin tosh  will  often have the effect ot sunshine  in 'a dark .store, and she 1 tirally csu"-  iii>.s   rays   of  light,  around with  her.  ���������Good Housekeeping.  Our prices are the lowest     and you     Can get 10 percent,  hack for every  dollar's worth of r,.jo<ls ��������� purchased  in our store.  SILVERWARE  CREAM  PITCHERS  SUGAR BOWLS  BUTTER PLATES ,fc KNIVES  CAKE PLATES*  KRUiT DISHES  Cl.YSTAL AND SILVER  BREAKFAST CRUET  FANCY  DECORATED CHINA  UREAK FAST CRUET  DESSERT FORKS  DESSERT KNIVES  J������WELRY_  GENTLEMAN'S' WATCH G*OLD  FiLLEi) & SOLID SILVER  MENS' GOLD PLATED CHAINS  LADIES' SOLID GOLD RINGS  MENS' SOLID GOLD  RINGS  LADIES' GOLD BRACELETS.'  LADIES'S  BROOCHES  THE  GENTLER SEX.  A   lady   no.eiist     naw   declares,   m  the  Fortnightly   Review,   that  President Roosevelt     is in favor  of "The  Resubjcelion of Woman," She doesn't  know him.  "I believe," he said once  upon a time, "in woman's rights as  much  as in mens'  ami,   indeed,  a little'.more.    The mother'must be more  than ahead   nurse and   housekeeper.  She  must  have  an  interest in   outside      things to keep up  her self-res*-:  pect;  ami   if she loses1 that self-respect''she loses that fef herchildren. No  ���������."*���������  B, 5. Wcinrobe,  HIGH STREET,  LADYSMITH, B.  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 cau be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the  rate ol ten cents per ton of 2,000  pounds shall be collected on the  gross output.  Quartz���������A free miner's certif.cate is  granted upon payment in advance of  57.50 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 be expended on  the claim each year or paid to the  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When 11  $500 has  been  expended   or paid, the  locator   may,   upon  having  a survey j  made, and upon complying with oth-'  er requirements,  purchase Lhe .land at  $1 an acre.  The patent provides for the payment of a royalty of H per cent on  the sales.  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry fee ?">, renewable yea'Jy-  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 thc Minister of the Int?,rior.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  operation.within one season from the  date of the lease for each live miles.  Rental, $10 per annum for each mile  of river teased. Royalty at the rate  of 2^ per cent collected on the out  put after it exceeds $10,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy  of the Minister of the  In  eriot.  Any  Kind  of  Job  Pri nting  Done.Promptly and  WELL  At  PASNTING,  PAPEUHANGtNO  ETC.  MISS MARY KIRK.  ��������� leading girls' eollefto of Rio .Tnnoiro.  wliui-o alio became familiar with the Portu-  fciiusQ language, a rave attainment for an  American. Sho has boon attached to the  Brazilian logntioi; in Washington as trans-  lalor to Senor do Mondonea.  Tho maximum salary paid by the government to women clorks is *$1,SU0 per annum, but very 1'ow ever rocuivo it. Tho  noxt in ������1,000, aiul the majority receive  only 81,400 and ������ 1,000.  In thi'so positions tboro nro many interesting personalities. Koprosontatives ot  famous families can bo l'ouud in overy do-  ^nrCfiiunt, and some hold positions of trust  I and responsibility.  I  LEDG  Work done properly and at rLht  prices. Shop and resideace in r*ai  of Ladysmith Hotel.  J.  B. SMITH, Pror    >  BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT  TRICES.  Repairing and  m&king to  order   a  speciality.  THOHAS   MCEVVAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith,, B. C.  NOTICE.  From this date .-the undersigned  will not be responsible for any indebtedness incurred, except on 4  ���������written order signed by the secretaif.  Rowland Machin.  V.  I.  EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria, B. C, May 18th. 1905.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that the undersigned wifl apply at the next regular sitting of the Licensing Btoerd  for the transfer of the retail liquor  license held by him for the Portland  Hotel, located on lot 5, block 2, 1st  Avenue,  City  of Ladysmith, to Joiil  Gogo. ANGELO   TAT������.  Russell Simpson,  Solicitor f������r applicant.  Ladysmith, B.   C, OcUb-ac  4,  1������05.  r  Kootenay  Steel  Rang  Burns Coai, Colte  or Wood  Two sets of crates are  supplied with every  Kootenay Range���������one for coot and the other for cofcc or wood ���������  and the. floes are wide and deep, with no square corners, so that  the ashes and soot produced by soft fuels cannot clog up the  smoke and draft passages.  This f eoture of the Kootenay Range is a decided success.  The grates ore so easily changed that a boy can perform  the operation. '  Sold by all enterprising: dealers.   Booklet free.  MXIaryfc  London,      Toronto,      Montreal,      Winnipeg,  : Vancouver,      St. John, N.B.  fnce  1st   Avenue  Colds  It ahoald be borne in nlad that  e-*ery cold weakens the lung*, lowers the vitality and prepares the  system for t?ke more serious diseases, among -which are the two  greatest destroyers of human life,  pneumonia and consasnptiosu  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won its great popularity by Its  prompt cures of this most common  ailment. It aids expectoration, relieves the lungs and opens the  Becretkms, effecting a speedy and  permanent cni*. It counteracts  any tendency toward pneiamania.  ,  - *Ptic������ 25c, Large Six������ 5<>c.    ���������  ublie  Notice  giivie  Attention is called to -".he   fact that the  Flour.Hills Co.,   Limited  makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FL0UR.     have for some time  past been producing flour in a   vastly  improved  and purified form  hy the aid of ELECTRICITY  and having secured control of all the basic patents relating there-  to, take this opportunity of advising the. public that any unauUi-,  orized users of the electrical flour purifying processes -will be pro-  seen ted.  Ogilvio Flotir Mills Company limited  are the    only    millers ia Canada whose     Flo***  is purified by tbe   electric process I..  tUt   DAILY   LKDGER  SE  ajj^jm^r  as  5=  TO LET���������Furnished Rooms, with or  without board. Corner 3rd Avouue  and High Street.  PHOTOS���������Fiicl* & Schenck have reopened their Ladysmith ure.*_e_   at  the  ol<l  stand.    For  the next     tea  days   photographs  from   $2.5*      per  (ow up.   Come today.  A meeting ol ilia Tennis Club will  l>.* held at the Rectory at 8 o'clock  this evening.  See  the notice in  another column  of the newly formed dancing club.  If  you arc not   past thc  age  of enjoyment,  join  the club.  PAINTING   AND  FAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done  Mr.   Dan  Nicholson  has  completed!  the   school   situated   in   the   district;  between here and,Cliemainusf and thc  government   will   lake   charge   of   it  without delay.  S. ROEDD2NG  Orders Promptly   Executed      LADYSMITH  MUTINY ABOARD THE  BARK DUNDEE  Willi a story  of mutiny, ,o< a death,  of     sic kness and     gales such as few.  ships ever     survive,  the British four-i  mast bark,  Dundee,  Capt.  James Ste  plifiis. arrived  in port yesterday mor-i;  AT THE   AHBOTSFORD.  II.  J.  F.  U'.  D.  S. Martin, Toronto.  fi.  McDonald,  Vancouver.  13.   Loach,   Vancouver.  ���������Vewnian,   Victoria.  F. Fisher,  Vancouver.  Smok������ Big  B  Cigar.  It is learned that thc injuries sustained by young Thomas in the mines  yesterday are not very serious, the  Sas - burning him on the haind and in-  /iicring slight injuries on one side of  his face only. Unfortunately his part  ner did not escape so easily, his face  being seriously burned.  Subscribers who do not receive thc  Ledger regularly will confer a favor  on tlie publishers if they will drop a  post-card to that effect, or leave  word at the office. Every effort is  made to have papers delivered regularly, but it is not always possible.  If we arc not notified Uiat a paper is  not regularly delivered wc have no  way of knowing this and correcting  the mistake.  food.  Stephens     stated     to a report:*r for  the    i'.    I.     who interviewed him on  board Uip Dundee, that there wr.s ���������>  .soitnciy no cause  for the mutiny.  The Dundee sailed for Seattle hy  ihe way of Cape Horn, but when m  sight of the land in the vicinity of  the Cape the crew went aft in a body  and demanded that the captain put  about and run for Cape Town, where  I hoy would leave the ship.  At that time an but four or the  crew wcre laid up in their bunl s almost heipief-S, ami the three altfe-  hodied men were not n^uai to the task  'of luui'Iiiiig the biti- vessel in the big  ���������gales that continuously swept her  back from tho coiclcd goal around  Cape Horn. Covered with ice. the  ringing     frozen,     the     sails  stilt as  iioards,     and      with only three able-  bodied men on board the captain was  lorccd     to     gi^e up his    attempt to  round the Horn and had to put about  and run for Cape Town.     Before the  vessel     reached  Uieie the crew   were  persuaded that ti'-ic rest of the voyafej  , would be easier   and consented to fin-  j i&li    the trip-     But     the same cendi-  ' lions, according to their story, c,.fc*tm*  ued  tn exist    and the spirit or revolt  .which".md .been     smouldering   finally  (broke into a    blaze in the Straits of  Sv.nda, and  a     terrible  tragedy was  narrowly     averted-     Following is the    'story of one of     the seamen onboard  The Oddfellows this morning are | who sailed with the vessel from Bre-  loud in their praise, of the enterta?n- men Besides the four apprentices  ment provided by the' Rebpkahs last which' the ��������� snip carries, the mate and  evening. Avery fair number ol the .captain, this sailor  brethren and their fiyends assemttfed the only ones of  in the spacious lodge-room and the ! "This is  Rcii'ekiohs, as. usual, showed t-hed-r  skrill at entertaining, and the evening  was pleasantly passed wjith _music,  songs, etc. .Dainty refreshment's' wcre  served by the Sisters during the even in ii-..  Jived nine hours after the accident.  'He was buried at sea the next day.  'the \essci was practicably becalmed  at the tune, ana ������'������ don't know How  he happened to fan. His death cast  ;i gloom over ah on board, a-itf no  ning and tied up at bouy No.'3. Since J dou_t had considerate influence on  leaving l'.remen, Germany, last iUiirch ij._ .subsequent happenings,  the voyage has been fraught, with in-j ������������������Dining tho next month we made  ciiieuts -suidoin    heard  of m tins \.ret.-, for  the     Uorn. The  weather was  cut age, sajs the Seattle P. J-. A t' more* or less st0rmy and the crew had  times Uie vessel was woriccd by only I a guod (ical l() Ao " T,1<m lhey b0_,aH  ihrcc men, all the rest being hud ui^to sicl..*ii. 1. don't know what waa  in their bunks unable to get up onjij.e matter but they got,weak and ai-  ileck Poor food, hard work, aniljjnoat unable to navigate- The, mate,  general discontent- finally caused a'jjr. WiiMc. was seriously injured in  i e belli ,n against the authority of the'both his leg*, by being washed from  officers, and thc men, with knives in)tho n.aiu braces hy f, heavy sea and  their bands defied the captain a������'d Jearricd clear acioss tlie deck." He had  mates, hut were driven hack to their !a vc,.y ���������arrow escaoe. He was laid  wfak at thi'muzzles of guns While! ,m (i>]. ,Sevurai weeks,  in thc smuts of Sunda.' where the j -v.'.hc-i wc slatted to slant around  mutiny took place, Uie .ship was ai-;^ Hom mil- troubles began. A  most wrecked from drifting on the succession of thc worst gales that I  rocks for want of the men tl,* brace1  the yards- One apprentice, a boy of _ sea struck  fourteen., was killed in tlie first, par'L | We got w-iLhiit  oi. the voyage     by falling from aloft,!  and wns buried m the sea- Twelve *Tho YCScel was covered with ice i.nd  of the crew were taken, ashore in ��������� every MJt, was like apiece or steel.  Singapore, and ten comicted and sen- Jt WftS almosl impossible to take in  tenced. Tlie cav.se of mutiny is sta- saU an(1 during 8ome of lfi_ sl0-.A,s  fed bv the sailors who were on board .U| W(J (,olli(, (jQ was to ,et t,I(;m ,j,_w  at the time in have been too much 0l|t of lhe bolt rope3.. - Yo niAfo ._at  hard  work and   poor food-     Captain te|,_.  W(>rs_ thcrc WJJ���������(. |):iiv lh_ce a,p  All our immence  range of Ladies' Misses* and Childrens'  Ready-to-Wear Hats  will be sold for one  week only for  $100  values up to $5 in this  lot  ���������-waaaaaM"--  havo eierscen in an my experience at  . sea struck us,     one after the other,  sight of the Horn on  June -J���������midwinter in     that     region.  The memories of small boys never  fail them. Somehow they never ror-  get when Hallowe'en a-rives. Last  jngh'L tlioy amfscd themselves sas usual in a mischievous manner, and this  morning it was not necessary for i  some people to open their gates, but  they were obliged to spend anhohr  or two hunting for them. No serious damage was done.  I have just received a good assortment of comic, .burnt leather anil pictorial post cards. Koight's Book  Store.     Call  in and see them.  The drug store has rub out of  An  ticeptic healing en, so great has been  the     demand for free bottles-   From I  this     dale bottles will  not ���������bo given j  free of charge.  Anlhcnv     Hope's latest book, "A  Servant of the Public," at K������i_).t's  Book Store.   :   ���������    .  HALLOWE'EN   SOCiUAL   A  -   ;  :      ' GREAT   SUCCESS  le-bodied men on _oarl   >uLiu!e o'  crowd art.     rilie     mate was ia*.l  a;:d  ten of the sailors were also  w* iV   in that terrible  veit*i*\  thr,  i*|..  , oc  A.--  EXCELSIOR DANCING CLUB  The above  club  was  formed      and  named   last  Monday  evening.       The  first     'dance    or the  season  will bo  held on Tuesday, Nov. 7th.  A general invitation  is extended to the   ladies   for  the  season.    Any  gentlemen  wishing   to  ;o;n  may   do so   i>y  sending  his   name  in/u.,. Mr.   Smith,      of  .the  Mint,  or   attending  the  meeting  next Mondav  evening.  and one other are  the original crew.  !   "This is     one'of the most un*:rtu-  nate and unlucky voyages I ever ma-iky,  Everything  went wrong  from thc  beginning.     We     met head'Winds from  the day     wc cast  oft  the tow rope-  ��������� For nineteen      days we were beating  around   the  English   channel   and  the  'crew wcre     kept en deck eighteen or  j twenty hours at a stretch, tacking or  wearing ship- We pulled until our  I arms were almost wrenched from thc  j sockets. Then the food was bad. I  'have, I admit, seen worse in deep  'water, ships, but I.have also seen beV  Icr. It took us a utile more than  1 month to get down to the line,  on Sunday afternoon. May 7  off the mouth of the La Pia,ta, a,n  apprentice boy about fourteen years  old. named , George Mackay feu'.from  the. iniz/.cn ro.yai lard, a distance of  . iv'.Miut    2(10   'feet to     the deck.     He  most every sea swept completely over us and the decks were always a  foot or two deep with icy water.  ��������� ��������� For a weeW we battled against  these conditions, and at last air the  jneu who wcre able to wa.k went aft  ;o the captain in a body and demand-!  wl that he put about and head for i  Cape Town. Seeing thc utter impos  sibiiily of getting around the cape  without any able-bodied men to race  tlie weather 'and handle the ship, the  captain CMisented to the demands  the crew, and we put her about avid  headed for Good Hope'. The run towards Cape Town was very vapid,  aud as the weather was mild the  men g\>t better. The trouble with  tliem was that they were absolutely  worn out. It was filially decided by  the men not to force the Captain, toj  put into ' Cape Town, although every  man on board was hoping he would.  ���������rlbe second mate, ( his name was  Anderson,) was a brute and abuiiy.  lie made me miserable for an tit..-  men ..forward. If it had not been  for him thc mutiny might not have  taken place. But he was the spark  that touched off the mine.  '���������'In the Strait or Sun-da, qetween  Aiijer and Batavia, matters ������.me to  a head. Light winds that seemed to  change about every few minutes,  caused the crew to be working, an  the time. :* Ail, sick and"weii. were  kept on deck. Finally it became  more than we could stand, and every  one refused to work. Thc mate came  icr ward and was going to drive thc  crew to the -braces with a belaying  pin. That started a riot. Every  one pulled "Villives and started for him-  He jerked  out a big revolver and re-  ,20 Childrens' Furs  all kinds   in  this lot,  values up to $2.25, one  week at  $100  SEE WINDOW  $50���������Per acre Ior 5-acre blocks 1 Mile  from City.  $375���������Cash secures a i������e ieside������ce 1*  the choicest part ������f tke city. 0������ly  $244 more to pay at tke rat* ���������������  $12 per month. Owner kas tavast--  ������������������ aver V(i(J# iu im������rovwt������o������ts.  Water laid on.  Viae sardea.  $280~Casli    and   $<������������������ oa Htortjage  buys two lots eack U������rl2l oly a  few yards   fron  post-������fioc.     Fiae  iivestraeat.  $500���������Gash and baUiioa 01 time buys  two first-class     stores in business  * portioM of city.  For Rent���������A nice sterg an thirst Aft  enue. "   .  For Rent���������A nica two-roomtvi stare  For     Rent���������Nice  near station.  two-reemed cal>i������  Deeds,  tracts  Wills,    Mortgages,  C������a-  aad  Agreements Drawa.  Walters &  Akenhead  treated to the cabin, standing the  crew off with Ins gun. The men  were then ready for anything. One  big Russian Finn ran around the deck  with a long knife in his hand and  threatened to km anyone who came  near him, and I guess he would have  done it too. Then the crew went aft  in a body and told tbe captain that  they would work the ship no further;  that they had stood ail that any human .   Leing     could \sland;    had done  J.- STEWART  Conveyancing     *      Notary Public  Phone,  3. \    I ! ���������' 1  P. O. BOX 2*8  Appointments may he niad������ at any  time for dental work at Dr. Dier's  on High street -t  _. ,        ,-o��������� ���������     -  Now the long evenings have come,  get your reading matter at Knight's  Book Store.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby eiven that tlie first  sitting of the Court' of Revision    of  the City of Ladysmith will be held  in the.'Council Chambers. Ladysmith,  on Wednesday,  2!Hh November, at 7  P'1"' J.   STEWART,  C.M.C  a  Then,  while  had  llijir work well; had stood the abuse  ' of a brutal second mate, the poor  'food and an the rest, .but Ihat they  j had reached the limit of their endur-  ' ance. At that time we were within  half a mile of the Sumaitran coast.  The current was carrying us on the  rccl.s, and < unless the yardfl wcre  blraccd at once thc ship would (I lcsli  At first the men refused to touch even a rope, but they finally agreed  to work the ship to Bat.tvia with  the understanding that they would be  allowed ��������� t.;. leave her at that port.  About an lour isiter theolucers an  came -out with guns and lined the  ere.vup. and searched then!. taking  their knives away, .Hut they could  not make the men work, although  they could hold hold them in subjection  with   their guns.  It was' in that sha.pc wc got  to .Batavia. The men ail went ashore, liut on representations from the  captain were arrested by the authorities. A naval court of inquiry 'was  called and the men were put in. irons  and taken on board.the ship again.  They were all kept chained and put  il^eiow. A crew of coolies was secured, and with them the ship was  worked  to Singapore. There were  twelve men concerned in the mutiny.  cJMgpg������a������������unrTr>3Ky_m^u_-wj  ww, IHE 6TH OF NOV.,  A. HOWE, of CliEMAlNUS, will open the MEAT-  MARKET lately   run  by W. Ward, on Robert* street  A  FULL LINE OF FIRST CLASS  A TRIAL SOLICITED  IS  nOWE  >re'    Lately     Occupied  Thompson,   complete  counter  Rent $15 per month, Apply to  RUSSELL SIMPSON  BISHOP'S  CALIFORNIA  PRESERVES  Iff 2^ Iff  IN NICE GLASS JARS  35c. a Jan  This Season's Packing  Apricots, Peach,  Plum Blackberry, Raspberr y9  Strawberry. Figs>  etc.  HAY, GRAIN and  FARM PRODUCE  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in thc city promptly and at the low  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, oa fca*  EiplacftsU.  James Warnock  LINOLEUM AND OILCLOTH  Krom 35 cents to 75 cents per yard.  BRFORE SELECTING YOUR LE-  NOLIUM, COME AND TAKE  A LOOK OVER 25 NEW DESIGNS.  ilARD  FINISH   AND  VERY      ATTRACTIVE.       THE LATEST  AND BEST IN THE MARKET  FOR THE MONEY.  C PETERSON'S Store  ...       ......... ^  Cor. 5th and Roberts St  It 'is reported-'-that ��������� Laurence Miac-  rae, a weU known newspaper man  who was for some years news ���������.editor  oc: the Colonist, of the Daily Ledger  ���������in". Vancouver' for some time, and'  wlio for some time was on The Ledger in. Ladysmith,' now editing the  Free Press in Nanaimo, will receive  the appointment, of privivte secretary  to Premier McBri.de. Mr. Macrea is  well qi'aiificd for the position and his  many newspaper friends "throughout.  the country would like to see him receive the appointment.  (  COAL MINES  REGULATION  ACT  Notice of Examination.  Nutict  i.s  herehy given  that'exam iriatisjis-v/ill bcdield for 1st, 2nd aid  3rd Class certificates  of competency under     tiie  provisions  of the  "Coal  Mirae* Regulation  Act," on the 1-lth, 15th     and  ICtlt days  of November,  1885,  commencing  at   the  hour     of  9.30  o'clock, in the  forenoon.  Th������ *xarninations will he held at Ferine,     Nanaimo and Cumberland.  Tke subjects will he as follows:  _. 1  1st Class Candidates  Mining act and Special  Rules  Mine Gases  Ventilation  G-eneral  Work  Mining Machinery  Surveying.  2nd  class  candidates  Mining act and Special   Rules  Mine  Gases  Ventilation  General  Work  3rd  class candidates  Mining act and Special   Rules  Mine Gases a_d  General Work  Applicatiotis must he made to the  undersigned j   accompanied    hy    th������  statutory fe������, as follows:  By an applicant for  First nnd Second Class  Examination  $10.06  By an  applicant  for  Third  Class   Examination                 ������"'���������''*���������  The applications must be accompanied by testimonials <r nrtir-Hl  ������������������pies thereof, (a) If a eaiuli..*al.o for First Class, Ihat he 's aPiiti.sh  subject and has had at least five ycars'expcricnce in or about the practical  '������������rkL|*������     of a cos.1 mine,  and is at    least  25  years  of agf.  (k.) If  a candidate for    'ftcn.nl  CL.ss,  that he has had at '.east   '-five  T������ars' experience in or about t:.e practical  working  of  a coal   'nine.  -    (c)  If a candidate  for  Third   Class,   that he has had  at least       *���������.(*.<  /oars'  experience in   or about, ih'e practical  working of a coal mi'ii..  By order of the Board,  FRANCIS   H.   SHEPHERB  Sacretary.  .   Nauai������������, B. C, S5ept������mber 30th,    18U6.  SPECIAL  BARGAIN  ^  We are showing over 200 PAIR of  Ladies' Gents' and Chiidiens' Hose  r>  S ALSO BOYS SWtATERS-NO TWO ALIKE  Just the thing required this cold  weather. All these goods are marked in plain figures, being 25 PER Cf NT.  off regular price.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������  LEISER & CO Ltd.  SIMON  GATACRE ST  *kWaVBa*aW9*amkWBM  XADYSBflTB  ft  W. G. Fraser  Merchant Tailor,  i(,ist|Avenue>  Pall Stock   on  hand. Call early and  get your choice  Hammer  Guns at  20PR'CENT  Discount for  CASH  Saturday Bargair&s  We have decided to reduce  our stock of  HAMMER GUNS  So  offer  these  snaps  for Saturday.  The Ladysmith Hardware Co., Ltd,  t_^������K'S'S9^Va^S_3S23aaraSu  JUST ARRIVED���������-   ���������  ���������A large Shipment of ihe very latest  Styles in LADIES' aod GENTS' CHAlP, -LOCKETS, RINGS,  Eto.-Etc.  CILL IHD  SEE  THEM  Thi PRICES ARE MODERATE for tire BEST QUALITY/^  B.FORClMriEI^  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER, OPT5C.AM  First Avenue,^   X   X     'L'arfysmith,  IIMM������������������1M11111 'HI  ' II    111  B.   C  Stoves  Wearejjmalcihg them or th-3 fSiWJst  Styles.!  Pattern and Late.1  SEE  WB D������ ALL KINDS OF FOUNDRY WORK  ���������uc Prices ar������ Reaaona,   blv  ���������UR    NBW ������T������V1������ IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  |j and at Lsdysmilh Hardware Company   -  LADV5 II Ti I ^) >[ x STOV E WORKS CO,, LTD.  TO POULTRY F.  100-ACRE FARM NEAR LAD  Five acre* cleared and cultivated, lour roomed houj  r ive Poultry Mouses, 5oo Laying Hens, one   Pioiij^  Clover Cutter, Axes, -Hammers, Saws and Too* :��������� of e^  ery description,   two   Spray   Pumps,   #20 \v>rth  Blasting Powder, Wire'Netting six feet high '.   verii  3 1-2 acres.    2 1-2 Tons   Hay, $20 worth  Nevs    f. at!  ^ If le, Shot Qun and two good Sail Boats.  $450 Cash and $750 on Hortgage  J. STEWART,  P. O. Box _i6*& Ladysmith Phon<  I

Cite

Citation Scheme:

        

Citations by CSL (citeproc-js)

Usage Statistics

Share

Embed

Customize your widget with the following options, then copy and paste the code below into the HTML of your page to embed this item in your website.
                        
                            <div id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidgetDisplay">
                            <script id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidget"
                            src="{[{embed.src}]}"
                            data-item="{[{embed.item}]}"
                            data-collection="{[{embed.collection}]}"
                            data-metadata="{[{embed.showMetadata}]}"
                            data-width="{[{embed.width}]}"
                            async >
                            </script>
                            </div>
                        
                    
IIIF logo Our image viewer uses the IIIF 2.0 standard. To load this item in other compatible viewers, use this url:
http://iiif.library.ubc.ca/presentation/cdm.xdailyledg.1-0178537/manifest

Comment

Related Items