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Array U .Ef.i:;LATiv������ A.ssr.:v.m.Y  ailyLedqer  ������  S*  :sMyJj}lh  -^  *oU t>_  I  ft  V������L.2,  WEDNESDAY, NOV.,   15,   1T9CI5  NOV 16 1905    ^J  *E FIVE   CENTS  ���������he  I THE BRITISH COLUMBIA FOUR MEN MEET SUDDEN  f  J-  GAME &CT  A Vancouver   Magistrate  Rules that Cock-pheasants and Grouse  DEATH  Must Not be Kept i i Storehouse, Warehouse, Restaurant or Hotel  %  v  I.  if  Vancouver,  Nov.   Ifi.���������In the police  court  yesterday morning Magistrate  Willian.s gu.e the decision that it is  unlawful  for   any   grouse,   cock-pheasants,  or     (rout  to he at any time  in a sin-.* lioi.se,   wTie-hniiSs*,  or eating.hone.    'I lie judgment is an    ini.  portanl one.    Because of the ease being a test case, and  mitigating circumstances  in connection  with it, no  /   fine was imposed.  The facts of the case are that Mr.  VE'vM-uling,   proprietor   of   the    Kijig  Edward     Restaurant on     Hastings  street, had  a cock-pheasant and four  grouse, hanging in his kitchen,  which  * were found  there by Provincial Constable  Smith., The eyideuce showed  that .these birds belonged  to Mr.  H.  H. .Playiord,   manager of the Leland  Hofel,   and  to Mr.   P. Gibson,  tlieir  names   being  on a label  attached to  the birds.    Before   the* birds      were  hung on     the premises,  Mr. Muling  had     asked   Mr.'G.  Upton,  deputy  ganie warden,  about* it, and the latter'replied that it would  he all right  * Thc defence was* that the birds did  ->t, belong to Mr.  Muling,  and that  he had  hcen  told,    to cook them tor  >se   who  did  own  them;      consequently   he     was     not  breaking the  law.   The charge was laid under subsection   2 of Section   20,   which provides that tlie birds shall not be kept  in possession. '  There was no disputing the fact  that. tho. hisds were in possession,  but the extenuation was urged that  as the Deputy Game Warden had1  said it would be all right, it would  hardly he fair to impose a fine. Thc  magistrate. agreed with this view,  and though he found the accused  guilty, no penalty was  imposed.  ^ Is-  Singular Succession |pf Fatal Accidents in  Manitoba  Two Railwaymen, a Miner  and a Teamster, are  Killed  Winn/ijpeg, Nov. 85.���������A .singular succession of fatal accidents  occurred in  Manitoba and  the Middle.West sinco  Saturday.    Four  men met death    iu  accidents which  occurred at various  kinds   of     employment.   Tlie>:c  were  two     railwaymen,   a miner and       a  farm  teamster.  James Graham, a Scotchman aged  twenty-one, was standing at the  foot of a chute in the Ban knead coal  mine at Banff on Saturday, when  the' ca-hle broke, releasing a loaded  car, which dashed down ahd crushed  lum tn death. "    * "  Ivan   Ochitwa,   a G-alician  working  as a sectionnian in the Brandon yards  stepped off one track there on fSatur-  dny     evening     to allow an engine to  pass,  when one came along on   the  other track; striking him and       inflicting such  injuries   that he     died,  shortly  afterward   in  an  ambulance.  ���������William  Henderson,   a car  repairer  foreman in the  C.P.R.  yards at Calgary,      stumbled     before  an engflne  which  was  backing clown  the track.'  He was  badly crushed by the wheels  of the  tender,   and died' shortly   afterward. - He liad worked many years  for the railway company, ai-d^lea-ves,  a wife and two children. ���������  NEWS BY WIRE  WORLD  FROM  AT LARGE  BS^BSiES FISHERMEID  GUMS ODTBREaK  Three iHundred  Victims in   Vladivostock   Riots  -���������Transfer of Halifax Garrison Postponei-  Gamc on the E & N* Lands  Ottawa.    Nov.  15.      (Special).���������The angry  mob,   having expected   to     go  transfer of, the Halifax Garnson from ' h������me wilh     thc squadron.   The mob  Imperial  to Canadian  authorities has', i,     ���������   . i  _-i.���������_���������  ������������������,.���������,��������� , ,       ,,, bcijan  to  break  windows and pillage  again  lieen  postponed.      'lhe   transfer      *  will take place  on Dec. 7th. |ai"1  in  the BV-mnS ������eL  1"*re  to     thc  ���������   ���������   ��������� theatre,   thc Golden  Horn  Hotel,   to  FISHERIES  COMMISSION     several hloack of Chinese buildings in,  New   Westminster,   Nov.   15,���������(Spc-'the  northern part of the city,   aiul to  cial)���������Dominion   Fisheries  Commission'ill*,'  ollicers'   residences   and'      other  convened   here   yesterday  and   contin- buildings   in     tlie  eastern   quarters.  ued the session today. The evidence  of a number /cf fishermen is being taken.  ���������   ���������   ���������  ���������;'   WILL     PROTECT G-\ME  Victoria,  Nov.  In.  CSpeciai).���������J.  S  Dennis.   theC ��������� .  P.  R.   Land   Commis-  Tl'.e fues burned all night. Seventy  buildings were consumed. Troops  were summoned to restore order and  fired frequent volleys,. killing many  persons. Just before fche American)  consul telegraphed today .* the commandant of the fortress of Vladivos-  ' stood  firm,  and  the crisis has   been  passed.    Fears   arc   expressed   in   admiralty and general staff circles that,  niol)      violence  has   flared  up  again,  autl   that  it will  be  necessary  io resort   lo  armed    force.    Martial   law  has been proclaimed and  ihe  authorities arc confident.-of  their ability   to  stamp out disorders  if necessaiy.  Geo. L. Courtciiay,   who went down  the  line this evening  from   Nanaimo,  is not only a railroad   man of     experience and ability,   but he is  also  a farmer.   It is Mr.  Courtenav's'idea  Many   Horses    Suffering  From Disease Have  iBeen Destroyed  A L&BGE TRADF  n   Salting    Dog   Salmon  Caught on the Fraser  River  Dr. Tolmie Says Surgeon's  Efforts Are Now Meeting With Success  Victoria,      Nov.  15.���������Dr.   S.       F.  I Tolmie,   Dominion  veterinary inspector,  returned  home yesterday from a  , two      week's'trip   to   the  Okanagan  country   and   Vancouver,  wlier>*e     lie  has been en paged     in endeavoring to  slain)) out an     epidemic of glanders.  The  doctor .Jclt again   Last  mfcht for  the Terminal   City and Po-achland  to  continue the campaign of eradication  and  pierious to his departure spoke  hopefully of success.  He said:  "Down     at - Pcachland some -10 or  They Pay White Fishermen  Eight Cents a Piece for  Fish  ly,  for     he has an Island farm,   so   J t*lis <-'������c locality, and is not prcval  railroads   to cut  itup.   i el1'* among range .horses" in any other  fi TRIED   TO  ���������     STOP SERVICE  j! Montreal, Nov. 15.���������When Mage,  [ the French Presbyterian evangelist,  l|    arrived      to    opeii his .".'.meeting last  /night  he     found the electric lights  '.^smashed  and his Bible,  as  welt    as  other books,', missing.; .The organ was  also put out of service.   In the rear  Of the hall  was found a colored bottle; and  upon  the cork,     being   'removed,  the    contents, which proved  . to be strong     ammonia  ta a highly  ..volatile  state,   shot, out  like  a popr  gun and  temporarily  blinded several  persons   who   were standing around.  Fortunately,  there happened to lie a  tap in  the room, and  the alkali was  , washed     away     before any serious  *harm was done.     *  /' The meeting  was  conducted without serious disturbance.   The electric  lights  were'replaced   with  lamps.    A  crowd of two hundred gathered round  the hall,  but   they  were quickly dispersed by a squad of constables.   ���������o���������-���������������������������  AN  ALIBT.  Among the many pood stories of  humorous happenings in court told  by Attorney Watson, '^f Pitt-sliiurg, is  the following'  "A prominent attorney of Kansas  City who was retained as counsel  for the ���������defence of a criminal case in  the city named, succeeded in getting  his client out of a pretty had situation by means of an alibi, which the  'attorney .presented to thc court, in so  novel a way that it was little short  of masterful.  "At the end  of the trial  the    attorney was overwhelmed  by congra-  A CANDID  WARNING  rsioner,     has announced that his com- tok,   assisted  by  priests  and  leaders  pany  'has  decided     to  protect game'of the     workmens* organisations ad-   that  the truly good  way  to  live  is   j50 ������'ork horses used on the different  within    the     limits     of thc  E. &-N. | dressed     the mob,     urging' them to   t,0 be  a farmer, and  lis now h?sr    a   j orchards  had  to he destroy edv     The  land.   They will  appomit a number, of |kcep  the peace,  but     the consul said  J(.    farm -      , }ias started out shrewd .disease  was  practically confined     to  wardens during     the  breeding  season he fe.T<*d  the entreaty to l������}  in vain. ' '  anil' just  before    he shooting  season He added   that twenty-four merchant  opens  they     will increase   the force, {vessels     in   the      haibor    were' now   Mere  are no | ^  The men  will  a< t under  the supervis-'crowded   with inhabitants.      The* con-  He owns the  whole island,  and has    section   of     thc Okanagan.  We have  ion '��������� of Provincial  Game Warden Wn-lsui was on  board a steamer when he no line .fences to build,  he has     no    got control  of thc  situation and    I  sent   Ins  despatch,     and he expected   neighbors, and  no  quarrel  over chick- I am (nite hopeful  of  finding the dis-  to stay there. ens  can arise.    In   fact,   Mr.  Courte- |t.,liSC entirely  exterminated in      and  St.   Peteisbiirg,   Nov. *1'I.���������In  spite   aay's   farm      is   a domain * by   itself,  Stv Petersburg, Nov.   If).���������It is re- of complete embargoes  placed  on all   anil according to all   reports a most  ported here  that  over , three  hundred   telegrams from Vladivostok, the hews, valuable one    Game is  in abundance,  were killed and  wounded during   the'of the outbreak  there leaked  out and   fish for the  taking,  and   only a short.  recent   Vladivostok   riots.     Tlie  vie-   became  generally   known   throughout   distance from'thc mainland  and Vic-  nanis.  ���������8  8  ���������#  THREE   HUNDRED..  around   Peachland.  "For the past two or three months  glanders has been epidemic among  the horses      in Vancouver,   and the  Newcastle-on-Tyne,   Nov.   15���������Premier     Balfour at the night session,  urged the Unionists to get together  He said  that  the government must  be  given     a free  hand   to  retaliate  against     unfair v foreign competition,  and re-adjust  the fiscal  policy      of  England     so ,   as to encourage their  manufacture " and draw the Empire  together   by     preferential   treatment  ofCoh-jniai     goods.     In the course of  his     speech     Mr.   Balfour  declared  'rankly  that he was not afraid     of  tlie opposition,  but n>f his own friends  With great deliberation and emphasis: "I am asked to say exactly what  I think about the situation,  and     1  mean to say it.    There is no use in  having a leader unless you", mean   to  follow     him. I speak here as     your  leader for the time being,  and    my,  advice is  to forget differences wl^hh  are outside of the practical  politics  of the hour.   If you Reject my advice  disaster will overtake our cause."  Premier Balfour's  unusually candid  warning to his. followers of  the National   Union   of   Conservative   Association  last     night is. interpreted   in  some  quarters as a threat to resign  the leadership of the Unionist parly  if dissensions     continue with ,regard  to the fiscal policy, and judging from  the editorials in this morning's newspapers, there lis  small  likelihood  of  his appeal having the desired effect.  ��������� . :������������������o _������������������    .  FEMALE     BLUEBEARD  The trial of a woman named Maufco  has begun at Lyck, in West PrUssiat  Maiiko is known as the female blue-  beard and has t had an extraordinary  career. A woman of extreme beauty  she was married eleven years ago,  when eighteen years of age, to a. man  named ,Zeisig, who died suddenly after three years of an unhappy conjugal life. Her second husband also  died suddenly, while her third shot  himself with a revolver, but circumstances connected wilh his death raised the,suspicion at the timc^ that the  revolver had been placed in his hand  after death. Years of adventure followed, some of them spent in'Paris  in which she ,had three or four.more  matrimonial experiences, ending disastrously to her husbands, who ei-  tber disappeared or were divorced.  The body of lhe first husband." Zeisig.  has been  t.'ms   were  chiefly sailors  and  artil- llifc cihy.  Few details  wcre available tona. Truly Mr.  Courtcnay can farm ' veterinary  authorities  of  that    city  lerymen.    It is also understood that to the general  public.  The city   was in his way and  get more of thc ro-  a large  portion  of /the city  was  des- filled   with  the wildest rumors  as to inance  in  it than  docs  the ordinary  St. Petersburg, Nov.  I'I���������The Am- what   was   occuring.    One   report cir- fanner.    He   is eugagfug ' largely,   in  erican      embassy   has   received   from dilated on   (he Bourse today  had the sheep-raising.  Oals  and grain in gen-  Consul Greener at Vladivostok      dc- entire  garrison and  the  soldiers     of oral  will  be  grown  and   beloie many  tails   of   the   outbreak   winch   began all  the ships   in the harbor in  muti-' years  some thousands  of  acres   will  Sunday   aftern-ooln   immediately   after ny.    This,  following on  the heels of .be   under  cultivation.    By  and   bye,  the departure of the Russian armored* lhe mutiny   of Cronsladl, contributed when everything is in order, ..and the  cruisers   Gromoboi  and   Russia-    The to  the demoralization  of  the       ex- imported quail arc ready  to hn.rvc.st,  people  who  had  gathered   in       great change.    Thc  infornrntion  received by many   of     Mr.     Courlenay's  frjends  crowds in the streets  became excited the  Associated  Press  goes  to   show would  not mind helping him  farm a  by  inflammatory speeches. Many.sol- that   though  order   was  pai'lly      .re- week  or  so'at  a time on  his   Island  dicrs and  sailors  were also irv   the stored, a large part of  tlie garrison home.  ���������Geo:     Penzer.   a conductor on the  Rcvelstpkc -   division of  thc C.P.R.,  was* a passenger    on   today's   northbound  train.    It  surprised Mr.  Peri-  zer somewhat to see the summer-like  condition   of  this   section  while Rev-  elstoke has   already  put   on   its winter garb.   o   Tho members of the footbyill club's  concert committee met in the, rooms  of Mr. VV. E. Morrison last evening  and -made arrangements for--the-en-"  tertainment which is to be given; on  WUIB  .'    MINERS  ARE  '   ���������       IN MUCH  DEMAND.  The Moyle Leader,  in  its issue oi  Saturday   last,   says:   "Within      ten  have  also   had  to  resort to drastic  measures   in   attempting   to   combat  it.    Many  valuable horses  have been  destroyed for the disease has spread  through  every  part of  th:* city from  the big  Hvery  stables   to owners  of  individual      driving-horses.    Tin-   efforts  of the doctois  is slowly meeting with success and the campaign, of  prevention  and  eradication  will    ,bc  pursued until that,city is free.  '���������No, I am  pleased to say  that the  disease is not. found ��������� in Victoria, the  horses  here  being entirely  free," he  continued.  According   to   the despatches  from  epidemic ha������s resulted  in the destruction during the past three months of  over fifty  hoises.    Glanders   is said  to  have   been  imported  from   across  New Westminister, Nov. 13.���������Thc in  ter.ne feeling of jealousy of the_white  fishermen of the Fraser river toward  the Japanese fishermen, -which wjvs so  narked a few years ago. has now ai-,  most died out, and today the white  and brown men are on fairly good  terms, according to a statement made  recently-  This remarkable change has ccjno  about owing to the 'act that the advent of thc Ja.pane.se as a factor in  the fishing industry of the province  Sias brought about advantages as  great if not greater than the disadvantages at first complained o������. so  bitterly by the whites.  Fresidcut Mackie. of the British  Columbia .Fishermens' Union, in speak  ing of the matter said that the great  point about the Japanese was that  the.4 packed a,n the dog salmon caught  ���������n the river, and readily paid white  fishermen seven and' eight cent6 cash  for an they could catch,, while before  lhe Japanese came the dog salmon  were only a pest and could not be  disposed- of at all. The dog salmon  season lasts about six weeks^ beginning, about the *^..st of October/ and  usting until the middle of November.  Nearly a thousand' white "fishermen  have found steady employment through-out the season, and as they have  averaged, nearly a hundred fish a day.  it can easily be seen what an immense benefit the packing ol dog salmon has been to them.  "lam speaking of the bona fide fishermen of the Fraser River only," ad- ���������'  ded Mr. Mackie, "for there is an clement which comes over from t>ie Am-   ���������  erican side of the line just for the sock  eye   season, and this element,  which   .  really has no interest in the country  is thc cause of .whatever disturbances  have been made of late."  Mr. Mackie concluded that "forhim-  This   afternoon   Provincial   Constable Cassidy  and City Constable Cal-  lendar   raided   an   alleged ��������� disorderly  evening with  running an  immoral establishment. ���������   ���������.*���������&-  PRINCE LOUIS  AS HOST  "T      am   -con. inced,"   said   a, w.tll  known physical   culturiut,   "that    Uie  Venus of Miip was a French   woman.  Otherwise she  would never have been  so  perfect  in  form.  ���������'���������'Look ml  her  and you   will  sec. at  a glance  that she  is nt French      descent.    She "is  tall,  slender  for      her  height,   and   beautifully  curved.   Her  throat is  narrow   and her  arms. are  long   and   tapering.   In  .-very   Kne* she  is graceful.  '���������'Now, if she. had  been%an American  woman,  she  would   have   been   plump  exhumed,   and  although so'in  some     spots  and  thin   in others,  long  buried  sufficient  strychnine  was'She .would  have, been  thin around lhe  still    found in   the     remains to  kill | waist   line  and   wide in   the   tib'/owh.  ��������� and  tulations  from  his colleagues of   the   two men.     The Berlin correspondent.Her chin .might __i.ve been double  'legal fraternity,  who  spoke  in     the  highest   terms   of  admiration  of   his  able work.     To     these felicitati'pms  there were added those of thi*. learni  ed judge himself,  who observed:  " 'A     fine alibi, that, and  mighty  well put!'  "'Well,' modestly responded, the  lawyer, 'I myself think it was rather, neat. Of those that were offered  me it was far the best,"  of   the     'Telegraph says    that alfcUtiher cheek's would   have been  ninety witnesses  are to be examines*1. J butter,  among them being a  man. from-Paris  with whom Manico lived-  behalf of   Mr.  A.   Kerr,   jr.,; who, for   house   in    Chinatown,, and   arrested  a long  time,  has  been ill  as a,result    its occupants, two  white women and  of. injuries received while playing for '.two  chinamen.  Ladysmith   in  afoot/ball   match, with      Tlie}'  will   be charged  before    two  the     men  of  T-I.M.S.  Flora,   nearly   j justices  of  the peace sometime"'this  two   years .-ago.    The members .*   of ���������'  thelocal club, 'anxious-ia.'.help an old  comrade on  the   field,  arc appealiugi  to  -the   public  of   Ladysmith   to   pat-j  ronize the affair.   There  is  no  doubt  that  their  appeal 'will   be -met  with  the response it deserves*, and that all  who  can      will  support; the. project...  The   committee  decided   to hold   the  entertainment on  Saturday, Nov. 25.  Full     particulars  will appear   later,  and   in   a few   days   the   progirafciTjnc,       I\Tew      York,      Nov.     M.���������Admiral  which*  will be one of tiie best render-  pr*lu.e Louis  of  Battcnburg.  became  ed here for n long  time,  will be pub-   lios)   ta^t  aml   ilr  return  for   the  hshed' ' hospitality  which  has been showered  upon him during his stay  in  American   waters,   gave  a magnificent dance  aboard  his   flagship,   the  Drake.    Thc  thousand  uv   more   of   invited   guests  included  officials   and  society   people  'of. Annopolis,   Washington,   Ball'mvorc  and   West  Point,  ns   well  as       New  York.    At the entrance or the     long  pier       flojfled   a tremendous   British)  dag.Passing      through  thc  doorway,  halt way down  ihe  pier,   the guests  saw a. curlain of red, white aiul   blue  bunting   enclosing   thc  supper   room,  shut  in  with   a heavy  canvas,  the   interior   was  aglow   wilh   lights   from  the  festoons   of  red,   white  and   blue  electric   bulbs,    .lust  outs.de  the sujv-  per  room   was  the  gangway  U>    the  Drake.     Prince   Louis   received      his  guests   on   t'he     quarter-deck.      , The  tented   walls  of the after  deck   were  of 300 men will again be working at  St.   Eugene.    This  means   that      between   now   ancl   that   date  upwards  of 130  miners  will   he  put  to work.  JVE.'jti.ers  seem   to   be  scarce,   but   it is  |thought there.will i>e no'difficulty in  getting     the  required   number.   The  'mill will start up and shipping  will  be commenced  about December 1.  Vancouver   published_ yesterday     the I   ,f he v,ould rather have the(compe-  jtition of the Japanese" during the  sock-eye season than lose the sale of  the dog salmon, and he believed, many  of the other bona fide fishermen were  of the same opinion!  o   KISSING WAS  EXPENSIVE  days  or two  weeks'   time a full force   the line    by  a horse  brought in for  {lie Vancouver  breweries.  This horse  was so'd  to      the  Commercial"Hotel  before     the disease was  discovered.  Used  in  the  'bus  that  meets      the  tin ins,  the disease quickly spread   to  the     other    horses.   The Vancouver  breweries are       of the heaviest sufT-  ererSj- '   their  entire  delivery  stable,  having   been   destroyed   and   sent  to  thc cremator-,-.  DIFFERENCE  OF OPINION,  AMERICAN  RICE.    \  "I  have been for years an enthusiast on  Uie subject  of rice,  for      I  hold  it  to he one of the most important articles of food  known to mait-  kind;"  said Mr. F.N. Gray, of Hous  ton,  Texas, at the Riggs liou.se. Mr.  Cray      is     publisher  of  a periodical  known  as  Rico.  Culture,   and  speaks  with expert  knowledge.  ''It  is  a great  pity  that  the   Am-  THE DRUG  MERGER  as  fat as  erican people do not consume.a vest  deal  more of  this  intensely  nourishing aiul   easily digested  food.       We  now use about seven pounds'.per cau-  ila annually,  which  is far  loo little  but still more  than   double  the amount consumed a very few years ago.  "Texas began  to produce'rice about  seven   years   ago   in   one county       of  the statu���������Jefferson.    Today it, is !:r-  ing successfully  cultivated  in  twenty  counties, and  last  year  the crop  aggregated over 2,1100,0011  bags, making   iwis cash  Texas  rank second  only  to Louisiana   (hition  is  Ottawa, Nov. 13.���������D. W. Bole, M.  p.. head of the. proposed merger io  the Canadian wholesale idrugi business  says the new company holds options on     nii.eUM.vi wholesale houses'-question, of   paying the piper in the  ...      .,,,.,       ��������� , government's   seizure of Mr. Emer-  whieh   will  be taken over and  opera- b    , , , ���������' .     .  ,  I son a boom  of logs came up for  ar-  under   one      management  with-  Winnipeg, Nov. 15���������Doctor King, a  traveling eye specialist of Winnipeg,  was - arrested last week at Birtlc,  Mark, on complaint of Mrs. A:. Hart  ley of Solsgirth. twIio said that while  she was i-n his consultation room at  tihe hotel the doctor snatched a kiss.  He-was examining her eyes at the  time. On Saturday he appeared before a magistrate, who gave him a  severc% lecture and fined him $20 and  costs. '.'..-  . o-���������   THE LOGGING SEIZURE.  At   Vancouver   on  Monday        the  ted  headquarters at. Montreal. Tt lias a  capital of six million, or which U\o  and three quarter million are of 7  per cent. preference. stocli and the  balance of common stock. No stock  will he oAered to the general public.  In addition lo . their stock of merchandise, real estate, etc., the subscribers t/.i the common stock will  contribute a quarter of a million doi-  Mr.   Hole savs  thc consoii-  (lesigiied to obviate over-  in aggregate'production. South Car- '.uppiiig, with its eonse'Uicut waste of  nlii.ii, which in former limes led all energy and capital. Largo reductions  the states, doesn't now produce en- will be made in the cost *f manage-  oiigli to lie in the class ol Louisiana, ment. and chemical fact cries and  and Texas. There are about 10,00(1,- pharmaceutical laboratories will be  00(1 acres of 'and 'jn these .two states i slahlished. tlie products or which  that are well adapted to growing 'will |���������. rlisl rihiited through the nine-  tin's     crop,     and  the day  will  come,    teen interested bouses. '  A t present, concluded Mr.  Bole,  we  < gument    before     His  Honor  Judge  ' Henderson, and i-s still a moot point,  says   the Province.    IL  C.  Shaw, in  his  arguments   contended   that      the  land  Met    providod     for costs to he  paid  to the crown,  but not  from  the  crown   to  any  individual.    There was  no    inherent  power     in  the  county  court   to  grant   costs   except    what  was granted by  statute.    Under  the  common     law    there, was power to  give  costs  against   the crown.     De-  cisiou  was reserved.  THE  MAN,     WHO  SAVED NATAL  The management of the. Chcrimiiuis  sawmill is engaging anumbervoi extra men  with  the intention of oper-  If     she    had been German  there  ! hung   with   the   Hags   of   the  nation  would  have  been  abroad,   ruddy look   and   the Stars and   Stripes  and  about her, anil if she had been Russian she would have been exquisite  in her youth, but hopeless a[tCr the  age. of forty.  She was not  Italian  at ing both sides of the mill during or she would have been unable to  the night, instead of'only one side, 'preserve her youth. No, tiae Venus 0r  as has been the case recently. Milo  was  French."  the  Union Jack were c-utvwhere entwined. The vacant spaces between  these national emblems were covered  Willi colored signal flags. Overhead a  red and wlii.tc striped canvas roof  glowed softly with light from garlands      of electric  bulbs.  From   the  when alii of it will be so utilized, because the Americaai people are learning rapidly its dietary value. It, is  also a profitable crop, and this year  our rice planters will average. at  least $20 per acre, In Japan, the  home of a race well nigh physically  perfect   and   intellectually   the   peers  for  to  per  cent,  of the  We can manufac-  in   Ca'iada, and  are importing !)lj  chemicals we sell.  I tire iniist of these  why should we not do it? Thc cry  : .nboul. increased prices is without  foundation.  s   of any,   the consumption  of rici  each      individual   runs   from  ���������ICO pounds a vear.   "  20-0  Wh-il  ersci.  on  a load   of  wood.  quarter-deck   tlie guests  stairway banked with  Hags, .to.  Drake's  famous  bail-room,  the  of the second  cruiser squadron  the     wonder  of     every  *  descending a hill1, near  Som-  .Vlan.,:    oni Saturday afternoon  .  B.  Lupros     was  inssed  up  a  dragged  over the front of the wagon  '������������������������������������     when  the   tongue fell  and  thc"horses  pride     started  to run away. The wheels pas-  aml    sed over  his chest,  and he lived on-  guest ofthe ly a few seconds.  It has been decided to erect a memorial in Durban ti.i Richard King, a  Natal farmer, who saved the colony  for the. Empiro sixty-three years ago.  The small British garrison at Durban was hard pressed by the Boers  in 18-12, and its fall meant the surrender of Natal to the Dutch. Tho  nearest re-infoicemcnts were five hundred miles off, at Grahamstown. in  Cape Colony. King; alone Knew th������  way through the wild and pathless  country peopled by hostile native  tribes, and his daring ride, -which  saved nj.t. only the garrison but Natal, is now to be fittingly recognized  by iiis fellow-countrymen. With this  object an influential committee lias  been formed in Natal, and subscriptions will be received and acknowledged in England by the Hon. Sir  William Arbuckie, Agent-General ton  Natal.  ._v, ,|   , :_,_['  *'i  i if!i*<>' ':  -������������������^,.'*.-..^������. ,v,.v.-..-.-., ���������  ���������.i-^p-r.:*^-^...:.. ->���������<*���������*% '.���������  :.--.-):������ii*v>^VjJiij1!Mya_j - --jKi.t  ���������-������������������    ���������   ���������   ..'A.J A        . ' DAILY LEDGER  *^4W  THE DAILY LEDGER  published   every day except Sunday-  BY   '   THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  ���������__-������-*i->M  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  ���������0  cents   a month;    $5  per  year   in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  ^��������� i-������ii.������r������t-5.,t-.Ber.������r iiiniu ^  ur Plans Slave Succeeded!  Because Whatever We Advertise���������We Have  WEDNESDAY.  NOV.,   If),   fTOOo  THE  DEEP   DIVER.  At what depth,   asks the Pall Mall  Gazette,    can  a diver carry out  his  functions?     How long can he remain  under the surface?  What  is  the died  of high  pressures on the human system? One well Kn.iwn firm of submarine     engineers  Mints the     depth of  descent to  25  fathoms,  or, say,   130  (  foot.    But  operations  have  been car- J  riel out at .gre.Uer depths than this, |  nnd  perhaps thc greatest   distance be-1  low the surface at  which a diver has  succeeded  in  working is  31  fathoms,  or -01  feet.   This   was accomplished  by   -James  Hooper,  who descended to  tlie  ship  Cape Horn,  sunk off Pit-hi-  darisjuc, South  America,  and sustained a pressure of SS_  pounds on ������vcry  .square inch of his hotly.  Another  remarkable  feat  was  that-  of Alexander Lambert,  who recovered   ������70.000  in  gold  coin   from       i,hc  sleamship      Alphonso XiT.,  sunk  oh'  'Point Gando,  Grand Canary, in nearly   30 fathoms  of  water,   the actual  dcptii of tho    treature room being 20  2-3  fathoms,   or  100  feet.    This  man  also   performed -the  daring  feat       of  slopping     the flooding of the Severn  tunnel  when   a door   in the  dra'jnagoi  tunnel had  been left open.   The door  was situated a quarter of  a.milc distant from  thc shaft, but equipped in  Ins  diving  dress he crept that     distance through a narrow passage full  "of  watci" and  closed  the  door.    This  plucky act enabled the pumps to Over  come the volume of water  which* was  flood rig the working rand  allowed ths  completion   of  the   tunnel   to  be carried  out.  A   further   interesting  case  or deep  'diving , is    that of Angel Erostarjic,  -who     succeeded in  recovering silver  bars valued at ������9,000 from the steamer Skyro, ,sunk off Cape-Finis*, ci're  in  aver  thirty fathoms of  water.  In  this    case the (l'ver  had "to     blow  away     portions of     thc vessel   with"  ' dynamite,  before he could  reach  the  . treasure  chamber.    Three   dives    per  diem wcre 'frequent, and as many as  Jive  descents were made in  one clay.  The     maximum period under  water  ���������was  twenty minutes.  The -effect of high pressure on  thc  constitution     is not found  injurious  when the  work is carried   out, under  ordinary  precautions.   A French tcicn  tist has gone so far as to claim that  Lreathing  suppressed air  is a remedy  for asthma and emphysema. Itis also  said   to excite digestion,   owing    to  the  great quantity  of oxygen carried  into     the  blood.    It has  been  found  that  a   period   oT   two  hours  should  elapse .between a meal and a descent.  In  descending the     movement  should  be slow,   and  if    the pressure  cause  pains in the head this! can be remedied by rising gently a. few feet, when  the descent can be re.continued.  Tn.ascending divers '   are recommended not  to   exceed      a  speed of  two feet per  second.  The confidence of the public is growing great-  Z er. The following mercnandise js what makes  it jasy for us to dojjusjngss  Three dozen Ladies' Sample Umbrellas,     Pearl,   Bone and Woodj  handles���������23 per cent,   discount and over���������they start at   v Each 75c.  Ladies' Pure Silk Taffeta Belts,  in     Black,  Brown,     Palo Blue,  White, Navy, and Green, a fifty cent Beit for  35c.  I'.i-st  duality in Flannel.*!to<���������  Sheets and  Blankets  in 10x4. si'/.es���������  Gray or White, special   :   95C-  j������       Ladies'  Separate  Sl.irts���������in Blue,      Brown,   Black,      Beaver  and  l'ancy offecis,  ���������only   12  of  liicin.  and lliey sold for as high as $11.  50.   Your choice       $4.95:  Ol1!*  SHOWING   OF WINTER   .MILLINERY      JUST   NOW   ISl  AT ITS BEST.     .Air.  C. SI'EN CER IS     EAST AND HE IS FORWARDING   US  THE  LATEST AND MOST EXCLUSIVE NOVEL-*  "1ES  IN  I1EADWEAR.  If you want moderate priced goods���������you'll     find a h'g variety.���������  Sec the new fad Camel Hair Tains,  trimmed  with  two Quill  , at,   , $I.O >  'BOOTS AXD SHOES AT COMMERCIAL STREET STORE���������  ; Mens'  Leather Lined  Valou r    Calf���������This     Shoe is a high grade :  [ Shoe and     equal t0 many sold at $5     Our special price  ��������� ������������������������������������'��������� $3-75 i  H  yeen Quality"  For Women���������ask for No.  54 1-  -ali one price  -it is leather  lined���������wet  proof sole'    -$3.75'  ���������s-JJ GENTS'   FURNISHING   DEI'\RTMENT-  *=^      Our  Bo\s"  Two Piece  vovf oik  Tweed     Suits are staunch wearers   Sizes 2-1 to .'52, Special  Sal i" of $4 50 and $5 Suits for  -v : ���������.^������������������::::::...r  $3.5QI  100 Pnirs Boyr Tweed Short   Pants,   ail  sizes,   good  value,   at  fjoc. and 75c, Our Price , *  - 5oc  D. Spencer,  Nanaimo. Limited  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING  REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased at $10 per acre for soft, coal and  $20 for anthracite. Not more than  320 acres can be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the  rate of ten cents per ton of 2,000  pounds shall ' be collected on the  gross  output.  Quartz���������A free miner's certificate is  granted uion payment in advance of  $7.50 par 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 re-'  cording a claim is  $5.00  At least $100 must be expended on  the claim each year or  paid  to  the  FOR BOYS  is a great Boot for that  ''harum-scarum" sou of  yours-  It is made of all leather and the best of  findings, to stand hard  knocks-  Yet it is  a gracefu1  as  D  .Doys  boot.   too.  Boots go.  Just as well made  and of as honest leath-  | eras our Mens' Boots.  Tell your shoe dealer that you want "THE  LEOKIE BOOT" and  iook for the trademark  on the sole  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  $1)00  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.  The ...patent provides for the payment of a royalty of 2_ per cent on  the sales.  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet 6quarc; 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 Intsrior.  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 2^ per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of  the Minister of the In-  >.rior.  BAR. SUPPLIKU WITH BK9.  J  WINES, LIQUORS. CIGARS  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  Beat accomodation in town.  A. J. McAMJRTRIE, Proprietor  Splendid bunting and fishin*. in near vioinrty.  LADYSMITH, B. C  Newly fitted up and  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 fitted up and well supplied and is in clia"       ���������'  JOS. PELLSGRINELLi  Esquimalt  & Nanaimo Railway  ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ *****  Time Table No. 57,  INFECTIVE SATURDAY, OCT. 21st, 1905.,  Trails leave Ladysmith for Victoria and all  intermediate stations    at  9.1(1 a.at. daily,' ana at 4.00 p.m. on  Wednesdays,     Saturdays   ana   Sundays.  Trains leave Ladysmith for Wellington, and all intermediate stations  at 11.57 a.m. daily, a** at 6.00 p.m. on Wedn* days,. Saturdays and  Sundays.  EXCURSION TICKETS ON SALE TO AND FROM ALL STATIONS  goed for going journey Saturdays and Sundays, returning not4later than  tke following Monday. l _   Steamer Joan   Sails frem Ladysmith for Vancouver every Saturday at G.00 a.m.. and  returning sails fr������_a--'Vancouver   , for  Ladysmith at 2.30 p.m.  86 Govt. Street,  Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight &. Pass. Agt;  This Hotel  lias    been  completely    Board and lodging $1.00 per day.  renovated.  HOTEL-  JOHN f ttA, Proprietor  Bar Supplied  with  thc Best   Wines, 1st Avenue :-:  Liquors and Cigars.  :-: LadyBmitb B.C.  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  ind permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfort-  aMy, furnished" and the bar is up-to-  d������t.e. Rates $1.00 a day and ������p-  w \rds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  f>plajiad* :���������. :���������������: :���������: J-**-' Ladyamith  THEJ0NES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  OAT ACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  HOTEL  DOMINION  ���������Rates fl.25 and$l.B0���������  Free bus,to all steamboat landing! and  railway depots.   Electric cars every fivt  minutea to all parta of  the city.' Ba������  and tablelunezcelled.  F. BAYNE8, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER B, C.  "GULEDOMAN"  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  -:o:-  R.P. RiTHET,  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Odast   Agency.  VICTORIA. :���������: :���������:   ���������*. '.���������: :��������� B.C.  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell &Woobank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly First ClaM.  Commercial Mens'  headquarters.  Fire Proof    Building.  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 tlrahville and Hastings  streets.  Telephone, 1���������4.       ,  I  TO FERN IE,    B. O.  Read DOwn Kead Up  9 p.m. I,v. Victoria " Arr. 4.00 p. 111.  8.00 p. ra. ly. , Seattle Arr. 9.00 a.m.  9.21 p. m, Arr. Everett Arr. 730 a.m.  9.30 a. m. Arr.-SPOKANE Arr 7-15 P m  6.25 p.m Arr.   Rexford   Arr 12.30 p. iu.  '���������.io p. m, Ar. Elke Arr. 10142 a. in.  .9.00 p.m.   Arr.    Hemic   J.v-9 55 ��������������� ������������������������������������������  " ONE NIGHT  To All Kootenay Points  TWO  NIGHTS  .   To i  Winnipeg and St. Paul  Close Connections  .For.aj.*>C_ica|jjo.- Toronto.  , Montreal and  All Points East & West  I Acetylene'   Lighted   , Cars.  ;   Family ^Tourist Sleepers,  Palace Sleeping Cars  i Diuiug     Cars (Meals a  la  Carte).  Library Observation     Cars  Through     tickets and-baggage checks to an points.  Steamship Tickets  !    For tickets, maps, berths  ��������� reservations    and complete  information    call on or ad-  , dress.  S. O. Yerkes       E. R. Stephen  A.G.R.A. G.A.G.N.Ry  Seattle ,       .   Victoria,  B.C.  TICKET   OFFICE  ���������o���������  Cor.  Government      and  Yates St3.,  Victoria, B. C- (  3  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  I  HENKTS NURSFRIES  NEW CROP-  HomeOrown to  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.  8010  Westminster Rnad,   Vancouver.  One of which, is the famou* "North  Uoivst Limited,"  Tickets on sale to an Eastern   and  Southern points at lowest rales.  Up-to-date     Pullman   and     Tourist  sleepers      on aU  trains.  Dining  Car  service  Unsurpassed.  Steamship tickets on sale to and  from an European points. Cariin accommodation  reserved  by  wire.  CHRISTMAS   RATES  -EFFECT-  NOW    IN  THB CITY MKRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  1st. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  I     THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.     j  i : ^~  I  %  l CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  J'  I  W. J, WATSON,        ]  I General Manager. Smelter Manager. J  fjltF"-  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Worka at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  PAINTING,       PAPEkriANQlNQ  ETC.  Work done properly and at rlghr  prioes. Shop and residence in rear  ol Ladysmith Hotel.  J. E. SMITH, Prop  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual sublectii taught;   also      languages,  drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng iH oils and water col  ors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given I In classes ������r individually.  MISS BERTRAM,  totdysmlth. B. Q.  For further i>.articiilars call oe  write the olliee. rfcone Main 456.  A.   D.  Carlton. E   E.  Blackwood  A.G.P.A., N.P., General Agent'  Portland, Ore.     x   Victoria, B.O  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your tickets read  the  ���������ia  WM.  MUNSIE, President J. W.   COBURN, Van.  Director  Telephone^.  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK    AND   LADY SMITII-Shingles  a Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers     of���������  Rough and Oressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, A* jaldings, Etc , of the Best Quality.  Seasoned  and   Kiln  Dried  Flooring     and   Finishing    Lnmke*  la   Stock.  cTWONEY TALKS--  AS LOUD TO US AS ANYONE.  IF YOU ARE PAYING CASH FOR YOUR MEAT  ILL GO FURTHER IF YOU BUY FROM US  Our OasSi Prices Cannot Be Beaten  YOUR  B������LLARS   VI  PAHNELL   &    PLASKET*  CEO. YUEN  Merchant Tailor  Ladysmith  ^  B   C  If you like������������������  : A  smooth,  tasy  shave,  an even,  well-finisned    beard trim, a good  ; hath, er a styii-lr Hair-cut.  Yeu will ge t������  LADVSMIfli SHAVING  PARI0RS  HIGH STREET.  The only line now making UNION  DEPOT .... connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS with the  through trains from the Pacific  Coast.  i THE .*-. SHORTEST     LINE, THE  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.      ;  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHJ������.  CAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information ask youe  local agent or write,     --  F. W. PARKER  <'.'" General  Agent,  110 2nd Ave., Seattle..  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE,  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLTt  BAKED AN! FRESH,  Confectionary ������f all kinds.  Orders taken for Poetries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.  ..Dea ers in  HARTLEY   GISBORNE  Member Can.   Society  of   Civil Engineers  Member Institution of Electrical Engineers,] England  Member  Internatior.al  Electrical  Congress   at St. Louis, 1904  ���������Electrical Engineer-  P. Oj. BOX 357_  LADYSMEPI, B. G5  Manufacturers of the Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOH  Naae ba   Ynion I������a������������r    Employed  a J. BOOTH, Prop  Pianos and  Organs..  Ladysn. ith, B.C  Dr. Dicr can be fou������,l  at any time  at his office on High street. His dental work is guarantee:! 10 be first"  class and rates reasonable nt.  HILBERT  * DAILY LEDGER  *wm  ms  "������***+*<��������� ������.-I;Hr  ������:������H-j������ ���������<H~i������Z**y9*i***l**> "I" ������������������I" *H. ��������� -H  I  fife -T  Union  Brewing Co  NANAIMO^ B.1C.  e  fiaiuixcturers of the  In |British Coluhibia  Lager* Beer  an J Porter. Guaranteed' Brewed  || %     from the   Best Canadian Malt Run   Hops  '/' **)r**r**V**V**\r^V&1r*^^  *,', "  ..   i     _ .._      '     i  i  KNAPSACK TOO HEAVY.  The    German  war  office lias come  to the conclusion  that   i ic knapsack  at '   present carried   by  the  German  soldier is too heavy.  The heavy calfskin knapsack in  use up  to the present  i.s being  replaced   by   another  of  light   waterproof   canvas,   and   other  reductions in weight are Ifjing made.  Thc German     Infantry recruit may  be said  to carry  his  house  on     his  back.    The  following   is  a list  of his.  baggage     items:       Cooking utensils,  various  parts of a tent, an overcoat,  30   rounds   of    annnun'./Ubn,   a linen  suit, a quantity oi  underwear,      two  pairs  of hoots,   boot  brushes        and  blacking,  numerous  metal  tools,  hymn book, a box   for trifles,  a variety of personal belongings.   o���������   /  PLEA FOR PRETTY NURSES  REMARKABLE '��������� ELEVATION  Who  has   not   heard  of this  place,  lying, as it does, in a long grassy  depression, surrounded by beautiful  trees and rocks, near the summit of  the  Jiurgenstock  mountain?  Thc walks about here aie particularly beautiful, opening up anew  view at every turn. Should the visitor care to prolong his walk and  obtain a more extended view, he can  go out to thc electric elevator, which  is one .of the most extraordinary lifts j  on   the  continent.  Dr.    Gugheimirietti,  of Paris,  who  was .present  al   the  inauguration and  one  of   thc first   to  ascend,  told   me  that ihe movement was heavenly, and  left the same impression upon him as  :l!  when   ascending   in   a balloon.  Lochlc & Co. and Wust & Co., of  Zurich, are engineers and constructors of this remarkable undertaking,  and it certainly is a tiiumph of engineering. Jt cost o\er 100,000  francs,  and   will  be a deeded a ttrac-  f  f  'I  !  Too much cannot he said cf our  CARPET DEPARTMENT  .The patterns arc prettier, than Cer-,   the  beautiful     harmony of coloring.   Everything  qualities    -higher,    more  that can axhl to  artistic  appearance and yet combine' superb wearing     qualities,  is the slo/y  ii,  of this Department. , ,        ;       i "i  ||  FOR THIS WEEK  We are making a special showing of . ' ��������� >      l ! - !  | 'T|T||i  BRUSSELS CARPETS  Preth   nurses were approved by the  arl of Derby alt a monster ba/.aai.'  opcr.od by L.;.ly Dcroy at. Blackpool,  with the object of raising J_li'������,000  for hospital extensions. 'I lie .stallholders were attiicd .-.is,nurses llm  lordship remarked, *'l urn told that  pretty nuivcs arc an advanlage ui a  ward 'lh:'.y made the patunt chcci-  fui. 1 tlunk tbe patients heie, today  will be cheerful" His lordship premised to endow ix cot by a, gift of iif*0A  Among other notable contributions  was an oak overman!ic designed and  constructed by a V.'igan collier who  lia'f! been treated in the hospital during thc holidays.  i  tion to the     throngs who will visit  this spot  during  the season.  In looking at  this   lofty  structure  one. can   quite   understand   why       it  must  have been  so dangerous to erect  The  workmen   were   from   eight      to  ten  months  in   doing  it,   and  a great  portion   of    the      time  they  had   to  work with a rope bound  round them,  and     for  weeks* in  fixing ordrillrng  for the iron supports they  had  to he  lowered  by ropes   from the       steep,  rocky cliff above.  The Lake of Lucerne is  1,100 feet  above the sea,  and  tlie  lift as  completed starts from  a position  on  the  mountain some 1,800  feet higher  and  rises some,GOO   feet,  making a total  of 3,800  feet alxne sea level.  It carries from six to seven people at     a  time, and the round  trip  is but    a  franc.   So Hcrr Buchcr-Durror,     the  owner,  has no commercial object  in  view.  (Continued on Page F. nr  *amm  IT PAYS TO BUY  at  Weinrobes  GIVEN AWAY FREE  Silverware & Jewelry Will be Given Away FR? E  HERE ARE A FEW OFT HE   LATEST  DESIGNS  JN  ELEGANT   SILVERWARE   AND  JEWELRY,  WHICH  WE  ARE GIVING AWAY FREE  AND  WITHOUT CHARGE.  It will give you a cUance to get     Christmas gifts for your  friends without paying & c cnt for them.  $125  YARD-MADE  In crimsons, trrcens, fawns, and h'ue  colorings Floral and, oriem|tai designs   Samples Submitted   $ 1251  YARD-MADE  fi  VICTORIA.B.C]  ���������Mii-riyiUliMy i*������li||Pl*-*'lihlii'liWI.Piil|ifH 'f-miin.'-Wil Hi I        I i .*.^r_*_to  Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short    notice.   Drill * Sharpened by us   *  ways gives satisfaction. Picks handled and repaired. '  Ships mi thing   in   al1     its  Bran he s  Horseshoers and Genera! Blacksmitns.  R. LAWSON  .Buller Street   -    -   -     -   udysmith, B C  ������4^~^4>4>^4-4***4^9************4*4**4 ��������� ������������������������������������*>������������������ 44-+99444~*  * LPl dysmITH TRANSFER CO.  X  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  ti.;>i  WILLIAMS AH 9  tf^SAir  [)' :.--:^4^^^**4*****4*4.4-4*^**44 ^4-4*9****4***4*******^***-'  . ������  *  *  *  *  LIVERY, BOARDING A |  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY.-  DAVID JOH  The best means of encouraging trutu-  j fulness iu children is a problem which  taxes the judgment of the best among  us.: The road to truthfulness cau ouly  be found through mutual sympathy���������  a sympathy which enables the mother  to know what demands she can aud  ought to make upou her child's obedience to her higher will and whicb  teaches the child uncomplainingly to  accept her wishes as law. To win this  trust a mother's correction should never outrun her love, and she may well  inako" it a golden maxim never to let  the sun go down upon her wrath.  If a child once feels that the day has  gone by with a loss or lessening of tlio  mother's love the influence of tlie mother for good-is dangerously weaUcneu;  .a link is snapped in the chain of truthfulness and a precious idol is iu dauger  of being hopelessly shattered. Undue  harshness is one of those irreparable  errors we arc sure to regret. Mothers  should therefore temper their * reproofs  with love. The responsibilities of motherhood are indeed heavy, but they are  not beyond their powers, and it is within a mother's scope to control far* mora  fully than she may be afudy to acknowledge the environu>jnts of her  children and to mold their character*  for good or evil,���������Washington Post.  ���������.. ..i.^jTiLiJi:  Letter,  Ml*. Thonins Jiuiley Aldrich once ���������*%���������  GcivciLn 'otter from his friend, Professor  E. .^. -Morse, nnd finding tho handwriting  absolutely illegible ho sent the following  reply: "My Dear Mr. Mrji'.se���������It was very  plia.s-.uit to ivsieho u letter from you the  Other day. Perhaps I should havo fount,  it plwipuntor if 1 hud been able to decipher  *t. 1 don't think 1 mustered anything  ueyond tho date, >*bieh Jiknow, and the  ���������ignatura, which I rmi-hsucl at. Them is n  singular and jierijotnnl churiu iu a letter  of yours. It neve? grows old; it never  loses ks novelty. One can say to oncscll  every morning: 'lioro'sa lettcrof Morse's.  I haven't roadie yet. ��������� I think I shall, taku  another shy ut it today, and maybe I'll be  ftblp-iii (iho courso of a few years to make  out what lie means by those fc's that look  likow's and tho'so i's that haven't any  eyebrows.' Other letters nro read and  thrown away and forgotten, but yours are  kept forevoi- unread. One of them will  Inst a reasonable, mar. a lifetime. Aclinic  ingjy yours, Thomas Bailey Aldtioh."-  Chieago Inter Ocean.  Our prices arc the lowest     and  ,'OU  -an get 10 percent.  back for every dollar's worth of goods  purchased in our store.  SILVERWAft E  U-w  en P. AM PITCHERS  SUGAR HOWLS  BUTTER PLATES &  KNIVES  CAKE PLATES  FRUIT DISHES  CRYSTAL AND SILVER  BREAKFAST  CRUET  FANCY DECORATED CHINA  BREAKFAST CRUET  DESSERT PORKS  . DESSERT KNIVES'  j������W/E  Y  GENTLKMA-NS'  WATCH GOLD  FILLED & SOLID  S"  ' '  i".  MENS'  COLD  PLA VFJ  LADIES   SOLID GOLD Kl.'.GS  MENS' SOLID GOLD RINGS  LADIES' GOLD BRACELETS.  LADIES'S   BROOCHES  WOary's  London, Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg, Vancouver, St. John, N.B.  B, S. Weinrobe,  HIGH STREET,  ��������� LADYSMITH, B.  C  Any  i-  Kind  BOOTS & SHOES  AT RIGHT PRICE  3  AND  Its    Great    Resources  * PHONE 66  LADYSMIT H 2  ���������'���������'���������'*'..  The Watuli In the Dark.  'Two women  leoh-cd from a window lo  tho gathering darkness of n day.  Each was watching for someone.  -"Do you seo a niaii coining thins wayf"*-'  teked erie.  Express  LIGHT TEA MING  Wood and Bark for Sale ;  BUGGIES FOR HIRE ���������:-:  :���������:  See J.  KEMP, or leave orders vith  BLAIR &  ADAM  FIRST AVENUE  'PHONE 2-4.  W. SILER.  GENEKAJ-. LXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY  PO"fi.  Le������ve orders at the Abbotsford.  Dr.R. B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and *t reasonable rates.  JHghSt. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  M/R. SIMPSON  Solicitor, Etc.  Money  to    Loan  t Avenue -     LADYS1V1 1  Not  of Oar  Kitting,  When Senator Gallingcr wm practicing medicine in his New H.ampshire  home, he had .i couchmau who was ������  "character" worthy of the attention  of any writer of fiction. On one occasion Dr. Gallingcr was called professionally at a house next to a residence  on which was displayed black crape a������  a' sign of death. A passerby, noticing  thc crape and not knowing who bad  died there, supposed Dr. Gallinger was  In tlie house and that his coachman  could give the desired information. The  coachman seemed to take the Inquiry  as a personal affront and bristled up  In martial style.  "I don't know," he retorted promptly, "it's not of our killin'���������it'a not ot  our killin'."  Then he pulled his horse up so ns to  avoid any further suspicion that he  was wailing for the doctor to come ou������  of tho house wilh the budge of uio'irn-  lug.  No part of British Columbia today offers so many a'dvantagss to the  investor as does VANCOUVER ISLAND.  Its vast and varied natural weal th has never been as yet thoroughly  appreciated by reason of the fact  that it  has never  been  promiently laid  before the public.  COAL GOLD :  TIMBER ��������� '.:',''.    . SILVER  FISH IRON  GAME COPPER  of  Job  Printing"  Done Promptly and  WELL  Repairing and WlakingtG  Order a Specialty  ���������0���������  THOilAS   MCE WAN .  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  At  NOTICE. ( .  From this date the undersigned  will not be responsible lor 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. C, May 18th', 1909.  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that tke ua-  I dersigned wifl apply at  th������ next regular sitting  of,the,Licensing Board  for the transfer of tiie  retail liquor  license held by. him for thu Portland''-.'  Hotel, Ideated on lot 5, block 2,1st  Avenue,  City of Ladysrcith, t# Joh.=  Gogo.; ��������� ANGEL0   TATE.  Russell   Simpson,  Solicitor far applicant.  Ladysmith,  B.  C, October 4,  lt05.  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  Its band,  when properly cleared,    will, grow almost aay  product of the  Isiiown   to  man,  soil  WHEAT  OATS  VEGETABLES  OF  APPLES.  PRUNES  RYE ALL   KINDS  A WONDERFUL  SOIL FOR, SM ALL      FRUITS  PEARS  AND     -BERRIES  The Canadian Pacific Company will   adopt, a liSaeral   land   policy,  (lit,    .1,500,000 acres controlled     by  6Ie  tonus  to actual .settlers  Government lands can  be secured  LEDGER  Office  I  and  them will be disposed of on rcason-  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO.   686, F.  O. E.     :���������:       :���������:        :���������:        ������������������J  Meets in the Opera House 1st and  3rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. Worthy  President. B. Forcimmer; Worthy  ^Secretary, C. H. Rumrnings.  Subscribers who do not receive the  Ledger regularly' will confer a favor  on the publishers if they will drop a  posl-cnrd to that effect, or leave  word at the office. Every effort 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.  and      money can be made by  those  who desire  a new home in a country   possessing the  BE5T CLIMATE  In the World  1st   Avenue  ft should be bora* ia adad that  ererjr cold -weakens the tangs, lowers the vitality and prepares the  system for f _e mart serious diseases, among -which are the two  greatest destroyers of hnnuw life,  pneumonia and c-uusuMiptioa.  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won its great popularity by its  prompt cures of this most common  ailment. . It aids e-xpectoratiaa, relieves the lungs and opens the  ���������ecredooa, effecting a speedy and  pennanent cure. It counteracts  any tendency toward pnenmania.  - "Price 25c, Large Size 50c  V_������<a_a_a__aa_MH__B mmmm*awammi  \  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby jciven that I. the  undersigned,  will apply at  the next  regular     sitting     of    tlie  Licensing  Board     on     December  lfith for  the  transfer  of  the retail  liquor   license  held   by  me  for  the Whcatsheaf  hotel,  located in  Cedar  District,       to  Enoch  Sage,   of Nanaimo.  JAMES  YATES,  Cedar District, Nov, 7th, 1905.  TIIE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmi th, will   supply   any   information   obtainable  to   those   who  contemplate   a visit  with  a view of  investment  if  conditions are found  as advised.  Is the centre of the great coal mining  district;      a beautiful Harbor,  where hundreds of great colliers com e  iu  each  year.  LADYSMITH  IT  IS THE  JUNCTION  OF THE      LINE    FROM    VICTORIA   TO  VANCOUVER, and will continue to   grow iu  'mportai.ee as  thc Island is  developed.  Subscribe lor and read THE DAILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH, B. C.  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 of a dvising the public that  any unauthorized users of the electrical   flour purifying processes  -will be prosecuted .  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company .Limited  are tlxo    only    millers in Canada wnoae     Flour  is purified by tne'" electrio process THE   DAI3V?   LEBGE&  -1  jfc=  ^qsrwj   j ��������� i .il   ^j.,..1  ^2a_5_������_B5!S_siiiissi3S  SEE  i->i-������������-ii������o������a**������-T It-W*-^-**8-1*���������*-a*  LOCAL ITEMS  PAINTING   AND FAPERHANG1NG  WAX TED���������Situation  as   general servant in private family.   Apply Mrs.  XTrggart, Esplanade.  Mrs.   D  White   was  a passenger to  Nanaimo at noon today.  Neatly and Artistically Done  Orders Promptly  Executed  Mr.   A.  J. McMurtrie  went  Nanaimo  on 1 lie noon   train.  lip   to  Mr.   J.  Tate  ivas among the passengers   Lo  Nanaimo  at noon.  Mr.  J.  Goodfcllow arrived  in town  from   Victoria at uoon.  Mr. G. L. Courtney passed   t-hroiiqli  on  the noon train from  Victoria to  Nanaimo.  ���������o���������  Mrs.   G.  Jnsktcr and  family     arrived  from Nanaimo this morning to  taice   up  their  residence   in this'city.  S. ROEDDiNG  --   M ,   f      "  -   LADYSMITH  "The    Canadian   Girl,"   at   Simon  Leiser & Co..s��������� Ltd.  Mr.   E   1.1.   Yarwood,   ot   Nanaimo,  ���������wis  \isilrintr Ladysinilh  on business  this monnng.  ���������o���������  take ii]) a collection al tlie Bank on  Saturday on behalf of \V Moms, who  Js at present lying \ciy ill at Xa-  ���������naiiuo IIosinLai  Have you seen 'those lovely collars  and    ladies1    waist  belts  at   Simon  Leiser & Company's, Ltd '  ���������:o'���������  The  Nanaimo   basketballeis      held  then   h'st piactice tins   year,  last ev-  eninc;     Doubtless  a game between the  Nanaimo  and  local  scn.ois  wll    be  am ounced shortly.  r!he Cherry R.,oand. S R Crochet's  latest book, and 'I .ie Passing of the  Race, by D Vv'. Il.ggms, at K*i_M's  Boole Store.  Direct From France���������Tooth, shaving,  hair   and   clothes   brushes.A splendid  assortment at the Ladysmith  Pharmacy.  The Ladysmith  aerie of Eagles will  hold a biisnitss     meetuia;  ui the Oddfellows'  lod^c-ioom at seen o'clock  this  veiling     All   Eagles  aie       ic  jfiiitslcd  to put in an appearance   The  business of tlie evening  will be trans  acted   by  S dl),   artci   winch an   "Ai  I-Io ne"   will   be  held,   the   Icatlvciwl  tril e enteitainiug  then   male friends.  FOOTBALL���������  The  Pilgrims'  Football   Club       of  England  will  tour  Canada  and    uie  United States again next ^ear.      According  io   the  present  ariangcincnts  thc  team  will arme iu Montreal on  September   1st,   luot.   Matches    wm  IjC j.laved    witn teams in Canada alter   which the  Englishmen will  tour  uie btaies.     Thc pilgrims \wrl  \jsit  Winnipeg ami may come  through  to  tne   coast.    They   will have a much  sLroager team  tiiau  on  their  recent  tour.  .   In' Seattle.  The old-t.nic players and lovers  of  assuciaiioii   lootuail   ha\c   been   busy  the   past   icw   weens   gatiiciing       lu-  gcthcr   players   and   loniiing   a club,  says   the Seattle   Times,    ui ruinating up   Lhey  ha.e found .some excel-  Uiu  iiiateii.il in Seattle,  and  with a  littl-J   ioaih';ig  a team  worthy       ol  lepioscnting  Seattle  against  any   ol  lire   British   Columbia  leains   wrii  be  put in  the Held,  THE OAK���������  A   despatch  Uom   New   York  _*ays  that  negotiations tor     a mulch race  between .   P-lerson,      tlie   Calitcaniai  proiL-sional     sculler, and  Stanb(ary,  oi   AustLalia,   the  champion  of      tho  world,   aie in  progress.   Peterson  is  auxioiis   to  have  the nice rowed  at  San  Francisco,  or  on  other   California wateis,  but will  1,0 to Australia  11  Stanbuiy     accepts  the     challenge  and demands home waters.   Stan-bury  recently  won the ch.nnpionship  after  a lapse    ol     twenty  years  in actiAO  participation in rowing races.  Peterson  is   undoubtedly   the fastest  scul-  Lr   111   the   world,   or  was,   but  .his  great drawback has been his disposition, to a\oid training,   l'cterson was  the only  man to make Gaudauc  sit  up and take notice,  and the Calilor-  n an   might  now  be   the  holder     oi  thc   world's  championship  had. he sub  m.illcd    to the     vigors of a training  campaign.    But   l'cterson   likes   easo.  ,.nd   this has  been  his drawback.  1 111:   ST  LAWRENCE  '-RIVER  BRIDGE  the anchor arms of the cantile\ers  are bolted down, aAid ,which serve l*������  counterbalance thc weight of the  central suspended span, aud tdie heavy  live ioad which it will be caned upon  to. carry , The anchor arms arc 500  feet long, 1he ii\cr arms 5G2������ feet  long, and lhe central suspended span  is C75 feet long. The height of the  cantiievei s over the anclvjx piers is  !)(>' feet HJi inches, at the t0wers 315  feet, and,at the portals to ithe centre  I snail, 07  feet 5_ inches.  Thc i bridg^ has a very large capacity  the flour having a total width, out to  out, of 7a feet. It is designed to carry two imes of slt-am railroad, two  trolley, lines, two highways, and two  sidewalls. lhe latter being placed outside and   the      rest cf  the   traffic  l.e-  1 (  I ween thu trusses, winch arc spaced  C7 feet betwesn-centers.. The clear  head wa v above high water is 150  feet.  The niii'ii shoe and pedestals, which  arc placed upon thc main piers and  have tn cany the whole load of the  bridge a,ic ..' lunil-up rolled ste-ii gir-1  dois,'not a single casting bcir.g usod  in the.completed structure. The  weight of each one,is 278 tons. As*  might* be expected, thc size'of thc in-  dividual members is * enormous, .the  sections of the bottom of the main  post being 51 feet long 10 feet wide  and s-1 feet in depth, ajid thei weight of  Ci.cl piece being 70 tons, while the  iniemiedialc sections of thc main)posit  weigh 2*1 I (Mis. have a length of 66  feet, an-'I a section measuring 10 feet  by 4. The T-bars for the most part  are 15 inches iu depth, and in a few  cases they win bo as much as 18 inches in depth.  Most of the pins are 12 inches in diameter; hut the main lower pins,  which will transmit the enormous  load front the cantilever to tho shoes  abo\e mentioned, are 21 inches in diameter. The main chords are 5-1  inches deep  by 68  inches wi'de,  while!  s  WE  HAVE  SUITS  PIT   ^-^���������1/1/  YOUR  BOY  AT  Others we are selling at  $3.25, $.350 $4.00     >  Regular $5.00 to  $7.50 Suits  BOY'S     HEAVY  PANTS  Fancy Tweed-THE LASTING  KINO-BIG PATCH goes with  every pair-They are 60ING  QUICK at  50C.  APAIR*  ~������_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_*^_--_-_----_--a-_-_^  Walters &  Akenhead  $50���������Per acre for 5-acre blocks 1 mile  from City.  .       ^ ,  51375���������Cash secures a fine residence in  ihe choicest part ol the city. Onlj  $244 more to pay at the rate of  $12 per month. Owner, has invested over $000 in improvements.  Water laid   on.  Fine garden.  $280���������Cash    and    $400 on mortgage  buys two  lots  each  00x120 only a  few yards   from  post-office.     Fine  investment.   /���������  $500���������Cash and balance on time buys  two first-class     stores in business  portion of city.  For Rent���������A nice store on l(,irst Avenue.       \  For Rent���������A  nice two-roomed store  For     Rent���������Nice two-roomed cahia  near station.  Deeds,  Wills,    Mortgages,  Contracts and   Agreements Drawn.  J. STEWART  Conveyancing     9      Notary Public  Phone,  3r '  P.  O. BOX 368  f  1 " -        1      - - "  HAY, GRAIN and  FARM PRODUOt  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the low  est possible prices.  Leave* orders at Christie'., or* tke  Eaplana'di.  Jfires Warncck  LADIES' FANCY COLLARS  AND BELTS  We have just received a consignment  of Ladies' Fancy Collars and Belts  They are Neat, Attractive  and in  Pretty Designs. Just the Thing for  a Present to ycur friend.  _J____^____^_t 4*^*4^ '..���������-_*���������'.  Our  Fall Stock of   Blouses-all  new   goods-are    being   Reduced    in  Price to Make a Clearance  1  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  *r  .J.   ll$OV.  LADYSMITH  *h  ���������*\_.t? T'  !___!  ,* &JI/D8 Oii  The  Scientific  American   or 28th  of'feet    in   width  by     215 teet.11 height,  ciol.Li,   speaking  of     the wvndenMi land 1ms  an ovcricneh  of 111!  feel.   The  their arm.    II11 r ton,  speaking  of his  reception  at  Dahomey,  sajs  that all  men  bared      their    shoulders  at   tht  same time as they dolled    their large  umbrella hats,    liut among some    of  Uie main post, over tlie river .pier.  isjlh_ AfrieuU tl.ibes tlu. a!)IHOVOd form  0  feet wide by  rour  feet in depth.     ' of s.llute  is. io  slr\p  t,|,c  other  man  'I he bridge is being erected by means Q, ,,.��������� uyh(i a||d lie [{i m),u, your- owu  waist.  Tliis   is   uiicomfortahle  cnougli    fcr  A FINE LOT Of  of  uigc main traveler, which is 100  Miss   ttcitifim   was   not   111  the  opera house ��������������� hen  the manager  01   the  Egyptian    Company     announced  the  name     ot    the winner  of  the ' Most  popular   Lady   Contest,'"   consequently she did not  recei.e the watch  on  Saturday       Thc  Company have   informed 'lhe Lcilocr that they arc forwarding the  same  to Miss  llertiam  iby marl       Miss  Beitiam  sajs     she  "Was   most  agreeably surprised   when  she heard she was  the winnei  of  thc  conl est.  o������������������   Appointment's may be made at any  time for '. dental work at Dr. Dler't  pn High street st  '  -������������������;'-MARINE.  S.S.     Weilington   arrived   in   port  ���������for a full  cargo  of coal   this morning  ..���������������������������'���������  Tlie,Pacific  Coast  Steamship Corn-  pan? yesterday invited  tenders  for a  new passenger     steamer to be usoil  'on   the SeattlcnVictdriavSaiT-Francisco-route, larger than any of the steamers .-now in the  service ��������� of the company;  tenders Were also  invited for a  ;'steam-schooner,   in  addition  to  that  to be built  for the company  by the  Moran  shipyard.    Manager Pearce of  (the     Pacific  Caost steamship   Company  arrived ��������� at   Seattle  on  Sunday  from  the'. Golden- Crate   accompanied  Tjy  C.  D.  Duncan,  general  passenger  agent.      They  will  remain  ten days  and will  then proceed to Vancouver,  Jwhence  they  may  come  to Victoria.  He said  the  tenders.for   building the  ������ew passenger    Prior  will   be opened  at   , San   Francisco  <:n   December   2(i  next,   ami  the   bids  for   the       steam  schooner      will- be  opened  six   days  prior     to that time.    The new* passenger  steamer  will carry  ,'>,'.!'lfl tons  Of  cargo  in  addition   to   fuel,  and she  will  have  accommodation   for       five  hundred      passengers,   three hundred  'first-class  and     two hundred second- j th".'  '.'liilnuci  class     passengers.    Thc  dining-room    comparative  "will have sealing accom.inodation. for  1C5   [lassengers..   W'htn   the  contracts  for building  these vessels are  awarded, thc Pacific Coast  Steamship Co.  ���������Will have three new steamers   in the  Coursu     of.conslrucl'jnn.   The  Moran  Shipyard      is   now   building   a steam  freighter   with   a cajsacity   of   a million  and  a half feet  of   lumber   and  1,50^1   tons  dead   weight,  of cargo.  1 the person, so saluted,  but thev    go  stiiutirre  now   being  erected   to  span  traveller    is  served     by four  electric *one LeUe��������� m'the South Seil i'siamis,  ihe  St    Liwrence about  six miles ah-1 hoi.-.ls,     and it     can handle the hea-;where it   is   ecaisidered a great com-v  vicst-sections, which  weigh as high as | ,)limcnt  when a Illan  throws  ft |ar o[  inn   Ions. The material for the bridge,waU,��������� 0Ver  Ule head o[ his f_ieiul.  is place;  St  r,\e Cthiebec , says:  The noble bridge now under construction at Quebec' across the St.  I aw 1 ence     river     win lie one of the  Dining Room Tables,  Dining Room Chairs,  Kitchen Tables, & Chairs,  Armchairs, Rockingchairs  Prices to rSirt Purchaser  C PETERSON'S Store  Cor. 5th. and Roberts St  W.G. Fraser  X-.-:   MerchantTailor,  fiS_i-_   I(ist|Avenue)  Fall Stock,v-.on   hand. Call early*.and  get your choice  in  end or    the     structure,  which, is 750  most notable    in the world.     In o������e'*ct  in icngth      .and   is servedby two  u-speci.     mdeed, it,    will  rank as theJTU-foot electric cranes,  ui cat est    structure of its      Kind  lonsti uctcd  'i-..\e a tot.a  luccn   towers  a storage yard, in the     i{l|t   |���������.rha,ps  the   most  disf-kiieting  ever  for  its  main span  will  length in thc clear,  bc-  of 1800 feet,  which  is  UNCOMFORTABLE CUSTOMS.  Raising the hat When out-of-doors,  and  remaining uncovered -indoors, arc  ���������x.ct.v 90 icet    .norethan the ienS*A two of the  most  com.nion  modes     of  ,nthc  clear  of each  of the  two caiilt- s-alutation  among  Europeans;   but the  ompany  Quebec Bridge and Railway Company  it will     cross the St. ^awrence at..a!  point   about six miles  above   the  city  of Quebec, and absut 1G5 miles below  the city of Montreal.     In  the inter-  veningstretch    of  tho    St.  Lawrence  there-is    no other   ��������� ci'dssing. and  thc  great  width    of the river  bc'.ow  Que-  l,hec renders    thc bridging  of it below  lhe city out of    the question.' Hence  the  now    thoroughfare .will  prove  of  the   greatest benefit to the  districts  lying   between Montreal  and  the  sea.  Apart      f.<r  its    convenience fcr   foot  passenger and  vehicular traffic, whiih  fi';  ami   on occasions   when  we ; consider it     polite to doff our hats       a  Japanese     gentleman removes      his  shoes.  In Rurmahi  even, a European, meeting the  King in the   street, has been  obliged  there and then, to  take   off  his   boots;   ami   in  Persia everybody  approaches the Shah barefooted.  The natives of the Gold Coast not  only take off their sandals, but remove some of their upper garments  as well 'when they desire to show  great respect. They ordinarily salute   Europeans  by  howling,   ami   at  salutation     which    the     uninitiated  stranger could  possibly receive      is  one  that  is occasionally  to  be   met  with in     Morocco.   A horseman. *will  then  charge "towards  a stranger    at  full  speed,   and  holding  a long  pistol  111  his  hand,   then  suddenly cpull   his  liorso  upon   'its   haunches,  and   discharge his  weapon over the startled  visitor's head.  the same time slipping the robe frcirn  ..nisi necessarily, bo local, it will form j {ildr sholli<rcrs and holding it under  an invaluable link between the important railway systems on each side c.<  the river. On the .north side arc the  Great Northern Railway of Canada,  the Quebec and Lake ot. Jc-hn railroad, and the Canadian Pacific; on  thc south side are the Grand Trunk  railroad, the Insercoicniai railroad,  and the Quelec railway; and immediately upon the completion of the  bridge a transfer of business between  th.e.se systems' will be- possible.  The. depth of the river and ihe necessity for keeping this great waterway free from obstructions, prevent  the use* of piers, and can for bridging  with a single span. A  study of tbe problem  showed that even for a span of this  iiuiL'-nitude. a cantilever would lic,|j  more economical than n. suspension  bridge.  rl lie stn'r-lurc consists essentially of  ' wo j; in nl. cantilevers, carrying a huge  cent I'n 1   suspended      span.      If  proached     by two short  dect  The* latter.      which arc     21-1  length,   extend   from   the shore  two massive     anchor piers, t\  s ap-'.  pans.'  ���������et in.  I o the ���������  ���������.- hi eh'  tiee  IA. HOWE, of CHEMAJNUS, has opened the MEAT-  MARKET lately    run  by W. Ward, on Roberts street  FULL LINE OF FIRST CLASS MFATS  Pork and Sausage a Specialty  A TRIAL SOLICITED  A.   HOWE  "GOOD   MORNING,  ���������Have You Tried���������  OGILVIE*'  WHEAT  GRANULFS  Which maka a   DELIGIOUS  3HEAKF.AST   FOOD  (?> W (t>  in 6 Pound   Bags For  35 Cents  \to \l> ito  WHE-EAT  MALTA VITA,  SKREDED WHEAT,  MALT BREAKFAST FOOD  CARNATION WHEAT FLAKES  Always   in   Stock  REMARKABLK   ELEVATION.  (.Continued ������������������ from Page Three)  ������������������-������������������-*M--*-*i^-i-*a(3l<   ��������� i_M-������-*iW-*������-*-.<rfc_i, ...   umi n kuw ��������� -���������-���������������*���������*���������-m  Every imaginable precaution      has  hecn talic'n in the construction       t0  make the ascent absolutely dree from  any risk.   The iron jsyprk is made secure in several  places'to thc perpendicular cl'.|t and  the  whole tower is  connected  with   abridge,  which   unites the summit of this' steel structure  to the top of the mountain.  The entrance to the lift is a curious grotto excavated in the perpendicular rock, where'also'the .machinery, is'placed. The first -220 feet ' at.,  the shaft is tunneled through \he live  rock;   above  i.s   tlie  iron- tower,,v280  feet higjh, in.   which   the ca'ge passes'  up outside  the  face of the' rock      to  the   platform   above.  - The   whole construction,  which  is  not only absolutely safe, but is most  attractive,  reminds one of the Eifl'el  tower.     At night it presents a pretty  ty eftect,  showing'a straight upward  iine'on the side of the mountain; with)  hundreds of electric, lights one above  the other for COO feet.  v     Heating Stoves  Our Stock iS Now Complete in  > HEATING STOVES  A Large Variety to Choose From  PRICES   RIGHT  I  GO  YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights Ac.  , Anyone sending a akelrh ai>d description m������������.  (fuiclcly iiscertuiii our opinion frco whether an  Invent.Um Is probab'y patentable.   Communli*<_  lionsatrietly coiv.ldenMivl. ITandbookon Patents ,  M<!iit fron. Oldest nirenciy for securing patents.  1'iitcnis taken tlirrmirh Jluim & Co. receive  iyecu'tt notice, wlUiou*. charge. In the ,  Stientific fliiterlcaik  A liiuidstimcly lilnstraled weekly. T-artiest dr-  ouiatlon (i( anvsclentlllo Journal. Terms. ������3 ���������  vear: Ifnir mo'ltliJ. fl. Soldbys.l newsdealers.  ^y|[tiUo.35iBfoa,5^NewYorff  The Ladysmith Hardware Co., Ltd, |  ggpfflffffMj-W--^^  ?-V-:.^i- :~y '-  ^^  *&*S  i  COAL MINES  REGULATION  ACT  Notice of  Examination.  Notice   is  hereby  given  that  exam matrons-will lie Ureld for 1st, 2nd and  3rd class certificates of competency,   under     the   provisions  of  the  "Coal  Mines Regulation  Ac!," on  the Mth,Mirth     and   16th  days  of November,  1905,  commencing  at   Ihe   hour     of   !)..'50  o'clock   in   the  forenoon.  The examinations  will be held  at   Ferine,     Nanaimo and  Cumberland.  The subjects  will  he as follows:  BfiSBSHBESRffl  1st Class Candidates  Mining act and  Special   Rules  Mine  Cases  Ventilation  General'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 and  General  Work  ju-f Arrived���������-  ���������A large Shipment of the very latest  Styles in LADIES'  aod G^TS'  CHAINS,   LOCKETS, RINGS,  Etc-Etc.    : ^!!'-\m---:  CALL  AND   SEE   THEM  TlrrM  BrTORCIMHER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER, OPTICIAN  First AvenitieV:"X   X   X      Ladysmith, (j^B. G  Stoves  We are_;making themoi tha Newest  ' ���������    Styles.  itoves  Pattern and Lates<  Applications must be made to the undersigned,   accompanied    by    the  statutory fee, as follows:  By an  applicant for first nnd Second  Cla.ss Examination   $10.00  By an  applicant  for  Third   Class   Examination                  ���������'���������I1,1  The applications must be accompanied hy testimonials < r urtiPcd  copies thereof, (a) If .a candidate for First Class, that be *s a Pirtish  subject and has had at least five years'experieiicc in or about thc practical  vorking     of a coal mine, and  is 'nt   least  25  years   of age.  (b.)  If a candidate'for    '.^co.id  Class,   that .he lias bad   at  least    Ivu '  rears'  experience in or about f.e practical   working   of a coal   -nine. I  (c) If a candidate for Third Class, that he "has had at least ,*.ea  years'  experience  in   or about   thc  practical  working of a coal  mii.c.  By order of the Board,  Ml FRANCIS   I-I.   SHEPHERD  Secretary.  Nanaimo, B. C, September 30th,   1903.  WE DO ALL' KINDSjOF.lfOU NDRY  WORK  Our ;J6Ctccir_ivWffitbna,   ble  SEE ������UR   NEW STOVES IN RLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  awaLfed^sniiln Harciware[Ccmpany  LADYSniTH1' IRON & STOVE WORKS CO���������^.,TD.   i-i-    ���������   "���������':  ���������-  .>'���������?. ���������" .������������������"*> ��������� 1r- ���������' f *     ���������' .  TO POULTRY FARMERS  100-ACRE FARM NEAR LADYSMITH  Five acres cleared and cullivated, four roomed house  Vive Poultry Houses, 5oo Laying Hens, one Plough,  'lover Cutter, Axes, Hammers, Siwsand Tools cT aver description, two Spray Pumps, -#20 wot .li o_  Biasting Powder, Wire N-ttlng six feet high cov ing  3 1*2 acres. 2 i>2 Tons Hay, $20 worth New Luhs  Piffe, Shot Gun and two good Sail Boats  S450 Cash and $750 on flortgage  I    C. E(X2���������8.  J. STKWART,  Phone  fc

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