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 LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.  The Ladysmith Daily Ledger  NOV 7^  * fi  1WU0  %  ,i  VOL.2,  SATURDAY,    NOV.  4,   1905  PRICE FIVE   CENTS  sac  ACELLES, LEAVES  FOR KANSAS  K.  In Charge  of a Sheriff  the  Ab  leged Murderer and Barber  oi Ladysmith  Leaves British Columbia for To'  peka to Stand Trial Charged  With a Brutal Crime  V tier in that city neariy two yvi<,is .l:,v  cold-blooded     on  *r   S-.c ill Lucas travelled  '���������, lOJj imlci =o May last     Ire a.  THE COAL  MINES ACT  AT  ���������With respect to thc recent prosecution at 'Cuiubprlantl urrdcr the  coal Mines Regulation Act, the telegraphed accounts* of which appeared!  in yesterday's Ledger, it seems - that  the prosequtiorr* failed in the,.,.wo  first cases  tried.  The cases     were triedibefore Stipendiary Magistrate  Abrams,       and  Mr.  Potts      of Cumberland appeared  for  the  prosecution.   'The  first  case  taken up was that  of Thomas  Mic'i.e,  who was charged with worliiirnr un<i..*r-  ground ior   more than the regulation  eight limns,   and agamst .John     (Mat  thews, the mine manager, for employing him.   The     magistrate dismissed  both those cases.  The charge against Anton Nichoia,  a mirier,   for similarly   alleged   offence  and against Matthews for. employing  ���������hiin   was  then called.   Alter an     the  Evidence was in the prosecution .asked  permission ' to  withdraw  both charges  nnd this the court allowed.  , flic cliargc  against the miner  Zan-  ani for an infraction of the act    arrd  against  i\)r.  Matthews for.  employing  up    After     the  t e  MAY BUILD BRANCH LINE  TO  A Vancouver-despatch says:.    Shei- cv-n if it  were not that'thc man ad-  iff A. T.     Lucas,  of Topeka  Kansas,  imis  iris guilt himself  there would be  arrived       in ''this city on Wednesday ��������� no possibility of a mistake-  night   to. claim David Brown.  1ho coi-   , The ciiiuc* for which Brown is want-  ored man   wanlod. for attempted mur-  ������*d  irr  Kansas was a most brutal and  one . A year ago, in  arid two other colored  re_fh Ihis city, but tlvs '*.< only ;i*l* men wrrc .ivmg in the restricted dis-  of the scleral trips he hastakenaf-'trict of Topeka, down along the le-'  ter '' the same man. ai". ti.c exctu- vees, and were known as ampng tho  Bions'heretofore  having .prr.ved   fruit    toughest^ characters of that city. One  less. The .sheriff state; thai In own night, two ''owboys from Texas, who ;njm was lhen llllvCn  has been'one of the bar-l-st ri en to we're having _,hilarious time, were'  apprehend *1 hat he h.is ev**r '���������ml lo ilo crossing abridge when they got into  with and that V-.incomer, was the'an altercation'with a couple ot color-  last place on earth whi-hlie vcu'.d ed women of the undcrwqiid.' and if  have thought of as the scene of the'is claimed that one of the cowboys  capture. In fact,  the. sheriff says, | struck     ore* of  thc women, although  the vigilance of the Canadian ponce this was not taken in- the subsequent  and the serenes*-; and accuracy of Oa- j trial- The women immediately ran  nadian justice arc to be mus'li spoken ' bf ck to, their cribs, down'under the  of even in Kansas, that they arc us- J bridge, and aroused their paramours  uaiiy sufficient to dissuade criminals]to ,avenge their dignity. Brown and  from coming to this country al ail two other colored men. Johnson and  when ' looking for a -place of refuge, j Phillips, were the avenging angels.  Ee com,iii merits the Vancouver police; Hrown hail a knife, Phillips a club and  on their captuic, stating that it; Johnson a razor. When they got to  shows a'reir.arkabic skate ot efficiency j where the cowboys had been, hpwov-  for any police force to be able to so er. the cavaliers o* the range had  readily apprehend a man wanted in continued ori their way and were nowhere in sight, but two unoffending  strangers had taken their places an1  the bridge.      Knowing nothing of tne  magistrate had listened lQ_.au lhe evidence thr* first named was fined $2.50  and  tire mine  manager $5.00.  J Ion. C. E Pooiey who appeared for  ihe defence, asked that formal com-  rnitals I.e. made out in order that any  further steps necessary in the case  might, he taken  EMPEROR Will  T  ' distant  j-a'ls.  Thc Topel.a police have been looking  for Brown for over a year now. and a  dozen arrests have hecn'made in dif- J fracas these men stor.il while thc nc-  ferc-nt parts of the United States ot. grJ>_s carac upon them and commence*.*  men supposed-to have been thc ciini-ja murderous assault., .With no wea-  inal On one occasion Sheriff Lucas po,is with' which" to defend themselves  made a trip to Portland, and another aTui two agamst three, tlie inoflendir-fo-  to S-n Francisco, and .he has had strangers were horribly mutilated and  several calls    to cities in tbe Middle .^ft for     dead.        Both eventually re-  i States, to ....������ out on every occasion j covered.-     but One of them, who had  -thatthe    prisontr held as  Br0wn was|been stabbed five     times in thc hack  'not the man wanted When he saw the. r,,v Rrowrr and had his skull fractured  young man iast night, however, he illis b"een a physical wreck ever since.  had no difficulty in recognizing him all ,\u three of thc negroes were ar-  once as the party required hy law in _ rr>c,ioil and indicted for trial at the  -Kansas Rhcrifl Lucas saw Brown  fU|,      assizes,     hut Brown,  who had  on marry occasions in T^ka and was ' mends with money, secured his re-  so familiar with his appearance thai   |,C!lse on bonds and jumped them-  I  MR, CECIL'S HEROIC     |  DEED IN LONDON  explorer who finds as many thrilling  adventures in prosaic London as he-  does  in the wilds  of America.  A London correspondent oE tho Colonist supplements the above by tho,  following particulars of the rescue:  "It     seems he. (Mr.  Cecil)  was  'The Daily Mirror of London, Eng.,  in  its issue of October   l9th,  says:  Thrilling rescues of drowning women and .'. hairbreadth escapes from  death are but everyday occurrences-*  to Mr. Henry Cecil, the modest hero of a gallant' rescue . at Whitehall'  Steps early yesterday,  morning.  When the woman, the wife of an "-driving over Westminster bridge on  Italian laborer was charged at Bow j tilrc way to the Metropolc after din-  street yesterday the name of tlie j ing with -friends on the south .side  hero in evening dress was slilla nrys of the river. Dismissing the cab at  ���������'te'ry. the beginning of the embankment, he  But Mr. Cecil's bedraggled ' dress * proposed walking home, wheii sudden-  betrayed him at the hotel and he My he heard. ai shriek and saw. a worn  modestly admitted  to  the Daily Mir-an-throw herself" into the r,i"ver from  ���������}���������  A  ror that he had taken  a-dip  in     the  Thames.  "The rescue of the Italian  woman-  was   comparatively   simple,"   he said.  "At a regatta up the Thames several  years   ago I rescued   a girl  from  under  a punt.    I became   used        to  swimming in aU sorts of rough    and  tumble conditions while  exploring  in  the  Yukon  in  Klondike  a few   years  ago.     At one time my boat was shat  tered in  thc rapids ..and before I could  gain   the  landing  among  tihe  rocks  I  had  been swept fifteen  miles      down  stream."  Mr.  Cecil is  a mining engineer and  ihe .middle  of  the bridge.    The  tide  was  making out rapidly, Cecil threw  off   his      overdcoat,    ran  a fewsteps  along the embankment, and diivod in.  "lie tells me the woman fought furiously; but by what must have been  a corrjbjnatiorr of great strength and  deteriiwratiiori he manngjed to land-  her at the steps of Charing Cross  bridge, and when found by following  boats wasengagod in bringing the  woman  to  life.  "11: was truly a braves dcctl) and wc  all heartily hope ,it will be recognized as such by the Royal Humane .Society."  THE   HANNAY   CASE  ADJOURNED SINE  DIE.  The certiorari  proceedings   in- connection  with   the committal  of Ch.ef  of  Pol'ce     Hannay,   of  Ladysmith,  came  up for  argument this  morning  before Mr.  Justice Morrison, says a  Vancouver      despatch   of  yesterday,  but upon Mr.  W. M. McKay explaiin  irrg  that the  same  legal points* had  been    gone into     bcfore.ftfr.   Justice  Martin at  thc recent  Nanaimo     As-  sizcs, fond that a judgment on the sub  ject  was expected shortly,  the hearing, of,tlie motion was adjourned si  die,     Mr.  W.   E.   Burns,  tor       the  Crown,  consenting  on  the condition  that, he be given reasonable nohicc'in  the event of     'Mr.  McKay renewing)  Ins application  for certiorari,  which  is the technical expression for- procedure by which the decision  of a lower court is brought up for review before thc Supreme Court.  GLOBE TROTTER SHOT  IM CALIFORNIA  Gustavo Laurent, * a Frenchman,  who was walking aroimd the woiid,  and who was recently m British Columbia. Iras been Killed ui a weight  car in.- California. He was travelling  around the -"World on foot, without  money, and sending letters' t-o a Parisian _ne\vspaper. Near Ashland he  boarded a freight train with a chance  companion. Shortly after they reached' California they were joined by  a number of tramps. In exchanging,  confidences���������-Laurent showed his money,, and when he would not give it up  was shot. The assassins left the  train between Redding and Reil Biufi  The friend remained with tbe body or  the traveller and when thc (latter place'  was reached told what had happened.  He is held as a witness. Officers are  scouring the country aj (out Red ���������Bluffier the murderers, and the little  Frenchman win nicely find a grave in  California.   o  .  MISS JOHNSON' SENDS THR  The , Britannia   Company  Anxious to Have Rail  Connection  And it is Said the C. P. R.  Will Construct a Line  Shortly  For  the purpose  of getting connection   with  the Rrilann'Bi smelter   at  Osborne   Bay,   Cr^don,   the   C.P..  may at an-early date build  a branch  lino from a point on the E. '<������-. N. rail  way close to thc smelter.   It is estimated  that  thc distance  between the  smelter and the railway lino is about,  three miles  at   the closest, point,  although  possibly  the branch  railwa;  might be longer on account of topographical conditions  preventing       a  stiaight line connection.  The  Britannia  smelter,   which     is  in its infancy,  and is predicted'that  in a very few years the present capacity will be doubled,  if not trebled  and   the  smelter  will   Ire doing a lot  of custom work besides handling the  entire     output ot the Britannia anil* i  Empress  groups  of claims  on  How's   |  Sound.  Today, the Britannia smelter is ac-j  c-essi|jle only by  water, and  rail eon-j  ueclion   is desired.    AvS  the C.P.R.'is  so close at hand,  there is every  pro-  '$  St.  Petersburg,  Nov.   4.���������A   manifesto granting all the demands  made  by Finland will be subimiffed for the  Imperial   signature  loni'gbl.  ' SIX   MONTHS   FOR  CONTEMPT   OF  COURT.  Spokane, Nov. 4.���������Refusing to testify against James Dallon, on trial  for the murder of Policeman H. A.  Xlolko, John Krurn, the Jfi-yciir.old  companion of thc prisoner, defied the  ���������superior ccurt this morning by persistent S'icnce.    Tic had. been  expect-  I  to testify to  statements  made to  linr   about a gun and   other  articles  hi .Men  by thc prisoner   and it   was  thought   might throw  much light upon  the murder of the officer.  After   persistent refusal   to   testify  (he boy was sentenced  by  Judge Po-  indcxter to six months in jail     for  contempt   of court.   o ���������  CUMBERLAND.  (From   the      News.)  fr  Willie I-Iayman was out for a short  drive Monday for (lie first time since  his long illness. JIany friends we,-  cc'ined  him  with genuine  delight.  The Trinity  Church Sunday School  celebrated  with   a Hallowe'en   party  arrd dance at  the city  hall  on Tues-  babilily   that  it  will  build the. short j day evening.    Thc usual   games were  IN ODESSA QUIET  IS RESTORED  Riots Have Ceased  and the City  Has Assumed its Normal  Aspect  The Consuls are Busy Trying to  Secure Protection for  the Foreigners  Odessa,  Nov. 4.���������The city is quiet (London report is that 5,000 were,kill  today,   having   almost   assumed    its  |ed  or wounded.   Undoubtedly  this is  normal aspect, but Uie tension is still ' a. very  great exaggeration'.   The situ-  great., Thc consuls  are  husy  trying    ation, at Kieff  is also grave,  to secure      protection  for   foreigners j    Berlin,      Nov.     4.���������The Tageblatt   -  who are in every state. 'prints thc following despatch       from  flhis practically means that it will  KnofI: Anti-Jewish excesses have Ween  be  granted   separate  constitution.       j raging    here for     three days and ail  St. Petershairg, Nov. 3.���������The na- the Jewish shops and many private  lioriai holiday in celebration of the 'houses have been totally destroyed.  Emperor's accession to the throne i The number of Jewish victims is  was marked by the formal raising of largei and the children and old people  the general strike in St. Petersburg. , have been *bb.r-b'ie.rously mur lered  While the railroad strike has not yet [while the military and police looked  been   declared   off,   many of the   rail-   on   with  cynical   indifference.       The  road men are returning t-o work and  trains are being brought through. The  populace  is calmer.    Deplorable   rioting   in  the provinces   is still in    pr<  gr ess  most.  branch so   as    to  secure  the smelter  business.  The date when the furnaces of the  smelter will he blown irr has not  yet been fixed. It may be this mont  r it may not ,be till early next year  In the meantime, ore from the Bn  tannia mines is being ferried across  the Gulf weekly to the average o  about a thousand tons.    Ore       from  indulged in, after which the floor  was thronged with dancers who indulged in the favorite passtime for  several  hours.  On Thanksgiving evening the members of      St*.  George's Presbiytcfiair  . i Church,  with a number of guests, assembled  at  the city ball  to welcome  t-,���������,���������        ,-> .- , ,��������� .      . ,     .      .,    the new'incumbent of the church. Rev  Had ley,  Prance of Wales   Islaw.1, wil  by thc    t jne  the  smeller  blows' in ���������  also Ire reaching Crofton shortly;- ami \  there will  be a* rcspectaJble ore dumr  ,T. G. McLeod.   A program consisttoir  for it to draw  upon.  ���������o���������  BAD WRITERS  AT ROYAL CITY  of musical  selections and  recitations  was givili, after  which  a dainty   repast,  was served  by  the ladies  of the  Church.  New     Westminster,    Nov  members     or    the     Board of School  Tnutoees and  About   one     hundred   children  sat  down  to the  annual Thanksgiving tea  at  Grace Methodist  Church  Sunday  School  on Monday evening.   All    lhc  teachers      and  a number   of  parents  ,| were  present-.    After  tea  the young  2���������The  ^������'-'<s'  entertained   a large  audience in  .the church with the cantata  "Chris-  tie's Old Organ."   A most  delightful  IcachiMs oi lhc piil*c^eniI,g     WJS       spenL    by       old and  schools ot thc Citv have become great-   voung.  ly alaimed at the general  lack of pro I ���������     t   .-  ilciency in writing by the scholars in       Sunday  morning Mr.   Walter Wood-  an grades from the first reader to the hus and a companion who stays With  him iat Oyster River, after putting-a  senior division of the High School.  In fact they have decided'that'some  thing  fire1 in  the stove,  went  out to do up  their  morning  chores.    After  a   few  must be done     to rectify the   minutes  fire broke. out on  the roof of  fauit,      .arid    a special meeting of the   the, house, 'and despite all efforts, the  Board   of Trustees . will  beheld  next  Wednesday evening,  which will be at-  timled    by the     principals    of all  the  house and contents.were burned     to  the ground, entailing a loss on Mrs.  Woodhns,   of this  place,   of       about  $800, everything  in the house, going  schools irr the city, and"together the  im   *n f]amCs.  preparations are being  teachers  and     trustees     will  discuss   made, to rebuild at once.   The loss', is  a severe one,  as Mrs.  Wood-bus'   had  only   lately purchased  and taken      to  the   place   some valuable,   implement's  which   were  in the house   and      wen*  destroyed.  the matter  with  a^ew to devising  some means     to improve the writing  of the scholars.  Various re-isohs are advanced for  the lack of style a:.d legibility in the  Avriting of the pupils or the public  schools, but tbe one which seems to  receive tho mi.'vsli support and which is  CHIEK JUSTICE AN ANSWER-, \ ,>ornc out ,)y tacl.s is Uiat uot enough   -11 the .country between Uie I'untlcgde  time  iS'-Mvei.      io this  suhioct,   and in a'"1 ]!rmv,i's W���������-    Whc������ ������������ >*���������'* "ol*  couseuuence  the     child  is allowed   to -^turn  in   time   to'catch   the       five  pa--s  oii   without  being  compelled   to "clock   train   from  No.   7,   it      was  practice     snllic-iinliv "  to  be able to thought  lu-would be  in  time    for the  !    Last  started  Wednesday  from   No.   7  Mr.   I).  Walk error- a deer  hunt  WHICH WILL  BE  FIRST,  LADYSMITH   OR   DUNCANS?  The.;    Cowichan Leader says:   One  other ������������������improvement is necessary      to  make.    Duncans an up-to-dat_ town;  we ought to have electric lights    on  the     streets;   The is little, question  but today, a small, but well equipped  plant would be a paying proposition.  When the  telephone first came     but  few realized what   it meant.  Today  nearly every business house in town  has one.     The same   with tlie waterworks.    When it was started  many of  our   citizens- thought   our   wells were  good   enough.    Now   that  the  water  is laid  on and   people   can  have  hot  and cold water in their houses, with  hath and every other modem convenience,  we venture to  say  that   none  who ha/ve it would give it up    under  any consideration.    So it is     with,  heady   ������very   improvement   under taken.    The progressive people have i to  take  the initiative steps,  and,   oncei  others see the advantages,  they readily  fall inline.    We. shall sec      this  village double itself inside the    next  hrce years   and everyone here should  take advantage of   present opportunities.  The Tyee Smelter received this afternoon a large shipment of ore from  Idaho, ,U. S. The, quantity cannot as  yet fee estimated. Thc company from  this time will receive weekly from  Kamiocips two cars of ore. It will  be remembered it was slated in The  Ledger a few days ago that regular  shipments of ore were to be made  from, that city.  New Westminster Nov. 3.���������An interesting incident irr connection with  the recent'Assizes-occurred-hero yesterday afternoon- A few days ago  an item appeared in a Seattle paper  quoting certain testimony, given by a,  witness in tire trial of Craciaiia, who  was convicted of -cirenin ting fraudulent bank notes. Chief of police Mcintosh took exception lo or.v statement winch he dc-iarwl reflected on  him in a serious manner, and which  was nut included in the actual testimony of the witness. Subsequently  an explanation of the error was published in the Seattle i.upcr. but this  was noli satisfactory to either the  chief of police or to Chief .Justice  l-lunier.  before     whom  the case  was ��������� ������nTi-'������rin*T(P  (.ed iMR. STEv/ART'S  I lis lordship yesterday lol.ik a hand  in the aua-ir hy sending a messenger  to Miss ���������.lolmson, correspondent of the  Seattle paper, requesting that she  alteiui .a U.o court house  to discuss      ^  ^ st^vsirt,  the city clerk and  UMisTdnhnson     replied  to the Chief well     known  real   estate and  insur-  .Jiisticc through the messenger that if ance   man,   has   purchased   two   lots  Hi's  Lordship      wished     to see her he. i,clow   his   present   olliee  on   Roberts  enuid  readily   find her at her olliee in jrc0\i  alur      wj]j   ijnild  large offices  this citv.     She declined to attend at  situation  is desperate.  The  Lokal   Anzigers'   Kieff correspondent  represents the situation   as  improved.    "Friday,"  says   the  cor-  espccially in the  soutlr.      The  resppndtent,   "passett quietly.        The *  horrible stories  of massacre   number  of deaths   on' both sides wero  and pillage hy mobs and attacks up- J about one hundred, but many hun-  on the Jews continue to pour in. dreds of persons were wounded and  The news from Odessa is meagre en- i mangled, and the city presents a hor-  ough but has been received to show irible appearance. Some laborers  that the city was for a time practr- have returned to work. Street rail-  cally in the hands of the mob. The ' ways are resuming, and other rail-  number killed or wounded have not ways are making jeady for busi-  defiTiitely  been established,  but     the  uess.  our pomis  REPORTED FROZEN  ���������.0.���������  Because of a report which reached  Vancouver yesterday that three hundred tons of Ashcroft potatoes had  been frozen dining lire, last few days,  spuds today took a jump of $2 a  ton; they had been selling recentlv  for ?22, and today $24 and $25 is  being  asked.  The only other important featurpi  ui the Vancouver market is eggs,  which are still practically unobtainable. The few fresh eggs offered in  the city are being sold al 05 cents a  do/cn.  For   the   first  lime  in. the history  of the fruit trade of Vancouver  bananas are now being sold at so, much  ���������per pound     wholesale,  they  had  been sold at so much   per  bunch.  &L&SKA GLUB WIIL  FURNISH DOG HAM  form  the various  letters   well.  A   member of the  school   board,   in  speaking   of the    mailer  to" the  Province sa.id:  ���������'The general standard of the handwriting of Hie pupils of the. public  schools is really shocking, ami it is a  matter that has been receiving the attention oftlu* Hoard for some tin.c.  However, it- is now thought that the  conditions call for immediate actiiw.  and in cou^o-Hieiieo "cnI Wednesday's  lnectiiiir has  been called."  "RUNNING"   A    NEWSPAPER.  Modern newspapers cost quite a  tidy sum to produce, even though  the best of them.can be bought for a  cent. There is'no"article turned out  in any workshop that costs so rmueli  to make and is sold for so little as a  newspaper. For instance, the weekly composition bill on thc Boston  Globe is 4,200. On.'the St. Louis  (Mobc-JDemocrat it is about $8^i-  On the. Cincinnati Enquirsr it is $-1,-  .'JtlO. For specipl telegrams the Chicago Tribune pays over $5,000 a  month, lire Cincinnati Enquirer over $5,51X1, the .New York. World a-boiil  $10,000, the St. Louis 'Globe-Dcmo-  cr..l $12,1*00, and the. Boston Herald  $li,O00. This in. addition to thciAssociated Press, which costs so much  per week, according- to the size of  the'town and number of papers there  in receiving it. The cost of white pa  per is one of the large itemt. The  New York World pays about $700,-  000 a year for white Pstper, the Chicago News about $350,000, Wie Boston Globe and Herald about $350,00(1  tlu*  Cincinnati   Enquirer   about  Two   important  resolutions     were  adopted     at a meeting of ttiivAlaska  Club last night in connection     -with  the proposed  North  pole' expedition.  Tne    first     provided that the club  would furnish  one of   the eleven  dog  teams      necessary  for Dr.   Varicle's  dash     to the pole.    Each team  will  cost about $0,000. ��������� Each sledge  will  have twenty dogs and provisions  foe  one man  for two yeais.   The resolution .further provided that the* matter  be lard   before   the Chamber  of   Commerce- and      other  eh re bodies   and  their co-oneration be requested.  Godfrey   Cheaiander  introduced      A  HeTetWore res������liitioJi .providing  that   the  namo  of the expedition be changed  from  the  International   Yukon Polar  Institute  to International  Alaska-Yukon Polar  Institute-   The. resolution was adopted.'  j    Charles Macdonald, clerk  of       the  Yukon  territorial* courts,   addressrd  I the meeting ;as Dr. Varicle's represon  ! tati'v-e,   the doctor not feeljng equal  to the. task of addressing the audience  in. English.       Mr.  Macdonald briefly  and clearly outlined the., object of thc  expedition, cited instances of the other explorers,  their failures  and    the  'reasons.  During the winter Dr. Vericle  will  male many long journeys in the Arc-  Hie  NEW OFFICES  11 o'clock train and no alarm was  felt, as Mr. Walker knows the part  of the country he was in very well.  However, at 11 o'cla'-k he was still  )iyis.sin.g, and ���������the fact was reported  uiion ��������� the arrival of the train in,  town. A search party at once set  out., and penetrated the forest. as  far    as possible     in- the .direction   it jcach  was   supposed   the  missing   man was, , fmd.Ofiti,   while  a number   of   papers,  where they spent the balance of    the |Pay   from   $100,000   to$250.000.       On  night  in   tiring guns' and  charges  of  . Canadian  papers salaries  ar:  not en-  dynamite  without gel ting  any  answ- | urinous,   but  on large  papers   in   the  er. In   the morning  many  more joined .Stales   they   run   wcllup   into       the  in   the search,   but presently   the long | thousands.   Ink, postage  lost  turned  up,  alive and  hearty, ami   electric lighting, also run up  to sums  mightily   thirsty.    Ile  explained'  that ��������� <������" magnitude.   'The circulation      and  when   near evening   the   preceding day ! distrtbMt ion   department   are  also   it-  he had  killed  two deer,   near  Brown's ; ems      of heavy expense.    If anybody  river, and with one on his back) st ar-! has  money   to  spare  and   is partjeu-  ted  lo.-get out to  No.   7. 'Soon  it be-, lady   desirous   of  getting   rid   of  Jt,  in   n-rdcr      to   inure  himself for  difiicult   task  ahead.  All the large geographical societies  have been rc/Tiucstod to examine ^aml  iritici.Ss* the plans for the present cX-  pedition   and  offer suggestions.  Dr. Varicie will leave for San Fran  risco today. He expects lo return to  die North about December  1.���������P.I.   u   ,-omjivencing   work   on   them   without  delay.      This  step   forward  of a busi-  Ctt-me dark,  and   being  aware  that lie  was     Hti'l!   some   distance   from   bis  base, he d.-emwl   it  w.ise.toproceed no  further     until      morning,   hence   the  alarm   of 1,'is . friends.     Though   nvrst  who knew Mr.  Walker-  were satisfied  he was-, not lost,   grave   anxiety   was  felt  that  he may  have   fallen   and   injured  himself,   or even   been laid   up  lhe courthouse to discuss the Matter.  Chief of Police Mcintosh utatc.il this  ,.���������������������������    +,,.,-f   i,i. l.-v-l  iieen   id vised"  to ncs-s  i "an   of Mr.   Stewart's   standing ,.,,.,,  mormng that be na.i  men  aims....   m with an/ankle which lately has  irttiate ������������������. prosecution for alleged crim- ? is another evidence ol  the faith       m    ^     unt,.ni!.tworl,,,V|  .UKi  mucll  iiirii   libel,   and  is now considering  Ihe   Ladysmith held  by men who  are in a   was causen  0j, *,js   appearance  good position Ip know the prospects, .and hearty^  matter.  !������'���������  relief  well  Granger, Nov, 5.���������Mr. and Mrs. J.  II. Nelson are the parents of the first  child born ' in the new town of Granger. Thc i*oy arrived October 31 and  has been christened Granger Nelson,  after its founder, Walter N. Granger, general maiiagar of the Washington  Irrcgation Company.  The      Granger  Towns!te  Company  gave.'the child a residence lot and the  citizens  have joined in the erection of  press   work,   a dwelling for  the  family.  Mr. and Mrs. Nelson came here  about one month ago from Idaho  Falls.  j ���������: o   |    It was once the agreeable duty of  Mr. John Drew, the actor, to he the  .escort   of     a French actress,   a young  ! woman  of sreat     personal charm, on   o  I the    occasion     of her first visit- to a  KURTZ CASE TOMORROW ' New Y'ork roof garden. Shortly af-  The preliminary hearing of Chris C. ter they had taken their seats, she  Kurtz on a -charge of attempted bur- turned to her companion and asked  giary at the residence en" Mr. Alfred- the name of the selection the orches-  Adams. 1020 Evi.Uigh street, last tra was playing. | *"I love you, I love  August, is fixed to take place, at thc -701," replied Mr. Drew. "Oh. yes,  police court, tomorrow. Thc princi- yes, I know,'  pal witness will be .Mrs. D.vid. the woman,  partner  of the prisoner  in the recent   '-but  my advice  paper.  to him is to start a news-  Rcdferu diamond roWbery_ at Victoria.    Drew, vat ecs Jjet?"  Mr. Drew.     "Oh.  returned   the French  with     a glance oi coquetry.  ze tune    zat i������y play. "Mister  ....      -���������.-!-  -%- DAILY T-EPGHR  THE DAILY LEDGER  Publisned   every  day except Sunday.  BY        THE        DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION  ?RICE  ���������0 cents  a. month;   $5. per year  advance.     Advertising rates on an  plication.  THE   WAY IN WHICH  Our Blouses  have sold   indicate   to us that the styles and  prices are right.  Still we're going to make  our Blouse Department more interesting  by offering  Two (2) dozen Ladies' Stripe and  Ceylon     Flannel Blouse*  in  Fawn, Pink,  .mil Green,   n'ceiy    made and     have new Leg o'  M'ltlon   Siceve,   regular  $1.50  Blouse. .Special,  . Each .$i.oo  I ABB0TSF0RD HOTEL  ��������� a  i    jm Knniinrr and fiahint; in near vicinity.  Best accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and LADYSMITH, B. C  CALLED  PRESIDENT  DOKE.  Atlanls,   Oa.,���������"And   this   is  ilore,"  is the way Mrs. \Y. E.  er greeted President Roosevelt,, when  lie     called   upon   her   a'o   Barring-ton  Hall,  while visiting his  inotlier's old  home at Ruswcll, according .to a spe-   ^JJB  cial     telegram      to the Pit Jadelphis  Ledger.  ' Mrs. Baker was bridesmaid, for the  president's mother, and the president  missed i>er at tlio public: reception at  the Bulloch borne,, and asked .for. her.  Secretary Loeb ksa.id that she had refused   to  come  to lhc reception.  The president ordered that official  etiquette be forgotten, and he went  to Barringlon Hall. When he entered the palatial old home with Mrs.  Roosevelt hejfouml Mrs. Bakpr seated, dressed in black, trimmed with  white lace about the collar and cuffs  She -wor?. a lace cap and was the picture of contentment.  "And  this is  Theodore,"  sue. said,  extending  her band.    "I  am so glad'-  to  see you, Theodore."  Patting the president on  the shoulder      she told him how  his  mother  looked when she  was wedded.-  Five (r>) dozen Ladies* extra  quality .Black Mercerized Sat-  ���������een Blouses, hemstitched, tucked  back mid front, just as good as  anv  $1.50  mouse  we've  offered      Special offering.  Each $ .00  The E.spiT<.s has just bonded us the daintiest lot of Uernstit*  died Embroidered Luwn Turn-o\er  Collars       They   were  bought  special   for      Xnias Trade,   but   \\e'\c o-jrenea U*cnv un.      I***" <-������n.ie  now. a beauty at  Each i5c.  ROOMS  BAR SUPPLIKD WITH BKi*.  wines,:liqoors. CIGARS  A. J. AIcAIUR TRIE, Proprietor  Esquimau & Nanaimo Railway  ***************  9^**9  Time Table  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms .  PORTLAND  JOHN GOGO.PROP.  EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, OCT. 21st, 1005.  Trains leave Ladysmith for Victoria and all  intermediate stations    at  9.U a-ia. daily,  aaa at 4.00 p.m. on  Wednesdays,     Saturdays   and  Sundays.  Trains leave Ladysmith for Wellington arrd all intermediate stations  at 11.57 a.m. daily, aad *jt 6.00 p.m. on Wedr* days, Saturdays and  Suadays. ���������,  EXCURSION TICKETS ON SALE TO AND FROM ALL STATIONS  good for-going journey Saturdays and Sundays, returning not later than  the foil*wing Monday.  Board at reasonable  Rates -  The bar is extra well  Stocked  Chiklrons-     Wlute  F������r   Sets-live  dilierr-nt kinds-only  three  of each-Cullar and   Mull.     Wsli we l.ml a do/.cn or-cach-wjcausc  ihe\'ii   b-c     s������iL'b(*foie    11.0.-.L  people know we have them.     A-  11 ice    set {it  Each $1.00  JUST OPENED���������Three  and Childrens' Coats.  Misses'    Latest   3-4  Cases of Ladies' Missss  Ladies latest   3-4 Coats,  Coats, Childrens' jLatest  Long Coats, Infants, Latest Coats in Velvet,  Eeais'.cin, Eiderdown and Fancy Materials in  White.  These arc the nattiest lot of Coats we've " ever imported.  They were bought'right m the factory by Mr. Spencer when in  England and Germany, which mcansa great saving to you- Wc  oiny    ask a look     from you and weare si.re you'll he convince/1.  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board.  Our Bar is newly fitted up and well supplied an.1 is in charge of  JOS. PELLIGRINELLI  This Hotel has   been completely   Board and 16dg.Bg $1.00 per day.  renovated.   Steamer Joan���������  Sails from Ladysmith tor Vancouver every Saturday at 6.00 a.in. and  returaiag sails (cm Vancouver    for  Ladysmith at 2.30 p.m.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  N  , II Govt. Street,  Victoria B.C. Dist. Freight &. Pass. Agt  Bar Supplied with  the Best  Liquors and Cigars.  JOHNWA, Proprietor  Wines, let Avenue :-: ���������-'��������� ������������������  Ladysmith B.C.  ADMIRAL TOG 0' S BAPTIS1I.  - j_  The suggestion  recently  made,   by  the  Bishop of Rochester  that cbrgy-  men in the neighborhood   of  Graves-  end should search their  baptismal registers  with a view to  finding      tho  name of Admiral Togo .(who was bap  ti'-'-ed while he was a cadet on      'the  Worcester), is proceeding with great  vigor.    It was  stated by  some of the  writers    .who dealt 'with the gh-llanl  ailnniral's career, after the battle   of  the sea of Japan  that he was a Roman- Catholic.       The Roman Catholic  Bishop "of Japan,     who is   now   in  England, has,  therefore,   urged      thc  Roman      Catholic  authorities        at  Oravcscnil,  Greenhithc,  .and  Kritb  to  join in the quest.  ������������������    ��������� ���������  .    "DEADLIGHT  CHARLIE"  A naval correspondent of an English paper sends an anecdote cf.  Lord Charles Beresford, who, as* is  well known, is fond of trying nffcht,  attack's and night ^lanoevrcs (hvliiicli*  necessitate all lights out and all  ships in darkness. He has, in fact,  earned   the    nickname of "Deadljght  Charlie.'.'  A. deadlight, it may be explained,  for the benefit of landsmen, is an  iron frame which  fits  over a, scuttle  -.and blocks  it up. ..        ]  Quite : recently one night duri*- >  manoeuvres ho; observed a light shiin-  ing from ia scuttle of the Fbrmwlaib-le.  and early next morning he signalled  that this particular deadlight was  to  remain closed  for  three days, as1  .   a punishment to the unfortunate officer who  occupied the cabin.  SriOl DEPARTMENT:  Ladies'  Fine DongoU��������� one, two ana     three straps���������suitable  for evening wear.   This  i.s  one or our best vaJucs.  Per Pair $1.50  ���������Mods'  Shoe, made of s oiul  leather and ���������   mailed, our regular  $2.50 shoe for ���������  .        ���������  $2.00  Rubbers,  Clearing  RESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  .... Meals 35c. and Upward  100  Pairs Ladies', J\li ;:;cs  and  Children'  at  Per Pair 25c. Jg^  peocer,  Nanatmo. Limited*  GLD TIMERS" OF THE WEST  l'hcy know to a nicety  the climatic and  gcographi-  crii  conditions  ihat can  for  a    special class -A footwear  to meet these conditions.  Eastern shoe inc.: cannot  know these things from  mere hearsay.  'l'hcy   must     live "out.  west"���������get     the "locai  color,-'     as  it     were���������become  steeped in     western experience and knowledge oMaina-  blc only      by living thc life  of a Westerner,  before they  can   hope to make satisfactory footwear for thc strenuous life of the toiler ia the  western     forests,  fields and  mines.  SYNOPSIS OP CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal  lands  may  be  purchased at $10 per acre for soft, coal   and  j $20   for  anthracite.   Not, more  than  330  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 upon payment in advance of  $7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per��������� annum for  a company, according to capital.  A      free  miner,  having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500  x   1,500   feet.    The  Tec  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  $500  has been expended  or paid, the  locator  may,   upon having a survey  made, and upon complying with other requirements,  purchase the land at  $1 an acre.  The patent provides for the payment of a royalty of 2_ per cent on  the sales.  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yearly.  A free miner may obtain two leases to  dredge  for  gold  of five miles  each for a term of twenty years,, renewable at the descretion o! the Minister of the Interior.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  operation .within one season from the  date of thc lease for each five miles.  Rental, $10 per annum for each mile  of river leased. Royalty at the rate  of 21 per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy  of the Minister of the In-  ?.rior.  Best accommodation for transient  ind permanent hoarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfortably rurrrished and the bar is up-to-  d-te. Rates $1.00 a day and ������p-  w \rds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  B-Wluad* ���������: ������������������*-'��������� --: =~: !**T������nltt  THE JONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Good Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  ''GILEOOhlAr  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  HOTEL  DOMINION  ���������RateB $1.20 andJl.BO���������  Free bus to all steamboat landings and  railway depots. Electric cars every fivi  minutes to all parts of the cily. Bar  and table unexcelled.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER B, C  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B.C.  McKinnell feWoobank  proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly First Claifl.  Commercial Mens' -headquarters.  Fire Proof    Building*.  Read DOwn        ' Read Up  9.55*8 m. I.V.- Fernie Arr. 9.00 p.m.  io't2 a; iu. Ar. Elke Arr. 8.16 p, in,  13.30 p. m. Air. ; Re-ford Arr 6.25 p.m  |. 7. 45 p. in. Arr. SPOKANE Arr 9.30 a.m.  7.30 k. in, Arr. Everett Arr, 9.21 p.m.  9.00 a. ra. Arr.- Seattle Air. 8.00 p.m.  j.45 p.m. Arr. VANCOUVER ly. 400 pin  2.45 p. tn. Arr. St. Paul l���������v. 5.00 p. m  ONE NIGHT  '_'���������   Seattle and Vancouver  TWO   NIGHTS  To    Winnipeg and St. Paul  Close Connections  For     Chic'agt)-, Toronto.-  Montreal and  All Points East & West  Acetylene     Lighted   - Cars,  Family Tourist Sleepers,    ���������  Palace Sleeping Cars  Dining     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     can on or address,  JAS.  SLOAN,  Agt. G.NR  FERNIE,  B. C.  '/#^!  TICKET   OFFICE  ���������o���������  Cor., Government  Victoria, 13. C-  and  fates St3.,  )  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  One of which fs the famou* "North  Coast Limited,"       ,  Tickets on saic\ to an Eastern  and '  Southern points at lowest rates.  Up-to-date     Pullman    and     Tourist.  sleepers      on aU  trains.  Dining  Car  service 'Unsurpassed.  Steamship tickets on sale to and  from an European points. Cabin, accommodation''reserved  by  wire.  CHRISTMAS  RATES   NOW  EFFECT-  IN  HENRY'S NURSFRIES  NEW CROP���������  Home Grown to  Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and FLOWER  SEEDS.  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  RHODODENDRONS,  ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS. ..__  For Spring plaiting.    Eastern  prices  or less.    Cr.taIo_.ue free  8010  Westminster Road,   Vancouver.  For furthsr particulars call oi  write the olliee. Phone Main 456.  A. D' CARLTON,   '       C. E. LANG  A.G.P.A.. N.P., General Agent  Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.C  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your tickets read   t1������  the  ���������:o:-  R.P.RITHET,  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  HOTEL LELiO  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  P.'INTINQ,  PAPER riANOl NO  ETC.  One block from C.P.R. Depot    and  steamboat wharves.   Newly renovated and     re-modelled.    Rates  $2  per  I day.   Corner Granville and Hastings  VICTORIA. :--::������������������- ���������-   .-: :-B.C  [streets-  Telephone,  1-4.      .:  Work done properly and at rijrhi  prices. Shop and residence In rear  of Ladysmith Hotel. .  J. E. SMITH, Prop  1  i  TH6 CITY MRRK6T  R. Williamson Prop  rst. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  WM.  f*^*J)  "Till*:  LVX'KIE BOOT"  is a     western    product foi  western  people*.  Look for     (be trademark  upon tli--*, sole.  MANUFACTURED BY  LTD  VANCOUVER   B.  MUNSIE, President J. W.   COBURN, Man.  Director  Telephone.46.  The   Ladys iiith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND   LADY SMITH-Shlngles  a Specia^.  ���������Manufacturers     of���������  Rough and Dr:ssed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned   and^Kiln   Dried   Flooring     and   Finishing     L������nWr la   Stock.  9^f.'9^9^.9^.^  3.  I  -   MTOW.^^J������'WW������'^,������R*t,,M,'i**,**'e'  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.      |  I  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Worka at  LADYSMITH, B.C.  Convenient to E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  | CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  general Manager.  W. J. WATSON,  Smelter Manager.  r    *,t_*,-!s^^rv&*"^������fe  GEO. YUEN  Merchant Tailor'  The only line now making UNION  DEPOT connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS with the  through trains from the Pacifia  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE.,  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST.,  RATES,   THE  FASTEST TIME.  Usual subjects rtaught; also     Ian-1 BETWEEN ���������".' "-t  guages,  drawing  in  pencil  and cray- MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.  PAUL,  CHI.  CAGOj    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  DAY SCHOOL.  ons, paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given in classes or individually.  t������dvsmith.  MISS BERTRAM,  >B   (J.  II you like-1--���������  :  A smooth, easy shave, an even,  well-finished beard trim, a good  hath, or a stylish Hair-cut.  Y������u will go to ���������  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARI ORS  HIGH STREET.  Ladysmith  B.   C  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATL1  BAKED AND FRESH.  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orden taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information ask yourl  local agent or write,  F. VV. PARKER  General  _ gent,*]  710 2nd Ave., Seattle.  .Dea ers in  Pianos and  cTWONEY  TALKS^--  AS  LOUD  TO  US   AS   ANYONE.  IF   YOU   ARE PAYING CASH FOR YOUR   MEAT   YOUR   BOLLARS   W  ILL   GO   FURTHER   IF   YOU   BUY   ITtOM US   Our Gash Prices Gansiot Be Beaten   LL   &    PLASKET1  (  HARTLEY    G1SBORNE  Member Can.   Society  of   Civil Engineers  Member Institution of Electrical Engineers,^ England  Member  International  Electrical   Congress   at St. L,ouis, 1904  ���������Electrical Engineer���������  P, O. BOX 357. . i  . .    .     .! LADYSMITH, B,. C.  Organs  Ladysnr.i.li, B.C  Mannfacturers of the Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOH  None bu   ������nion Labor   Employed  fi J. BOOTH, Prop  Dr. Dicr cun be ioiiRd at any tim|  at his office on High sl:;*ot. His dor]  tal   work  is  guarantecil   t0  be firs  class and rates reasonable g-j  HILBERT \i ������������������; i  e       ���������   ���������  DAILY'LEDGER  ��������� ���������������.!���������*������ ���������!������ <hr*fr**i< *> ���������!��������� ��������� *l*9*l>9*l"l-i* ^^>;.4-.^������^���������^<^^*^!���������*-H^^^>���������^-^>^���������^^;������������������'^^<'  Union  Brewing  n'anaimoiib-.'.c.  rtanuf-ciurers of the  THE  VALKYRIE TO  RIVAL  PARSIFAL  Australian   Coffee. |  As nanny as 2,240 pounds of coffee ]  have been picked from one acre in Aus- <  t.ralra.  J  In {British Columbia  J    Lager  Beer  and Porter "Guaranteed  Brewed  from the   Best Canadian  Malt Run  Hops  ./ .4*4*-H**4*^~H*^^ ���������  Monster Palm Leavei.  The biggest leaves in the world are  those of the inaj pnlm, which grows on  the banks of the Amazon. They reach  a length of thhiy to fifty feet and are  from ten, to twelve feet in t-'eadtli.  BY MAIL  IT   SAV;_S TlHE���������SAVeS   MONEY���������SECURE  ^.sflSFACTION���������JUST  GET OUR  CATALOG Li IO OF MODERN  HOUSE FURNISHINGS  Zinc und IiiHiuuili.  Zinc and bismuth are useful for a lo������  cal treatment of some skin diseases.  When no longer needed they should be  put aside. Their '/jkrular employment  iu "beauty" lotions is very injurious to  il;o s'-cin. and iu the enss of zine the  general health may be impaired.  Rtfadets  interested  in  new thealri-  , cal  productions  win -read  with interest .I    pen sketch or"     the great play  'lately    staged  by      Henry     Savage,  *,'��������� Valkyrie,"    A celebrated New Yorl-r  scription:  critic gives  the following graphic de-  Henry  \V.      Savage's production of  EXPERIENCES  VETERAN  OF      '  VEGETARIANS.  "V3 ^VaWrmitr"*'  j -'The Valkyrie,  most  pretentious of any  that  FnrmerN In India.  In no country in the world are farmers so heavily taxed as in India; (iC to  7Q per cent'of their profits go to, the  ���������rate.  and if you arc not alrea<t y shopping by Mail, your regret will  b������ that you have not. done so. We have improved, the service  and are extending jt in so many ways that wo are now proud  of our success, and enjoy talking about it. A few days since  we spo'*-'e of some handso rrre New Kerb Suites just in, along  with  that consignment were a number  of  Snuff HiM Own I?c<iuiem.  Having sung; a requiem into a 'pho.  nograph, a Sleswiclc doctor has left  -Instructions iii'his. will tlmt the music  Bh'all' be '"reproduced from, the instni-  meat at bis funeral.  BEDROO  FENDERS  ' The  Iltmtuu  Uoily.  An eminent authority in physics says  the body of ,n man weighing 154 pounds  consists of about V!6 ��������� pounds of water,  25 pounds of tish skin, blood, fat and  gelatin and 10 pounds of, mineral matter. When a body is cremated only'ti so  ten pounds of mineral matter, which ia  found chiefly iu the bones, remain af  ashes. *."  promises to be tho  are  Id  be  shown during  the  coming   season  I of opera i.-i Boston.   Roth in its beau-  { tiful    settings     and    in thc  masterly  ! stage craft necessary t-o duplicate tho  Beyrouthan  effects.      Air.   Savage  ex-  5l-ects to rival his last year's achieve-  ' ment  with   "Parsifal."   Probably  thc  music number most wide'y known is,  hat or' ' thc     Knl������ of the Valkyries."  for which the German master has fur-  nisiiedthe  most fascinating   descriptive  harmony.     This scene is rr.-i.re more dif  rieiill      topicluru      than  anything  in  "Parsifal."   11 is located  on the rocky heights  where the fabi.eJ  warriei  mauls  assemijicd  befoLe galloping  through thc clouds to  Valhalla      This is  the chief ensemble number in the opera-   Thepierciiig brilliance of the bat  He song_ of tire Valkyries is unlike any  tlnng eise in* Lhe Wagner gamut of descriptive melody.     AHii' at every note-  is  pi������gnant with     meaning,  having a'  fascinating charm all its own.  When the Valkyrie maidens are all  assembled Brunhiidc arrives with Sic-  giindc on her horse "CI rani," ileeing  from the angry     Wotarv, who lias de-  cided on     her punishment for disobc t  ^ even  mQ]  t turbulent andi,, ���������* '   ,    ,    ,      ....  ,       .���������..,.    ..��������� ..  dicncc.     Thc sub si-yuenf  in several designs and in three sizes, 36, 42, 48  -Steel rail; $1.75, $2.25, $3.00  Bra?s mi!, $4,00, .$4,So, 35.00 ������  If  X  I  ������*A&7j  VICTOR I A. B.C.  --^S-s^ES^'S^^ ' "  FiK-Iitlns the Sen.  ,   Along  the  coasts   of Japan,  wboro  enormous tidal  waves have occasionally swept away thousands of house.** ,     ,,   , ,        ������������������ .,,_ ���������,.������������������)   ,1,.,.  and  destroyed   tens  of thousands   of iralliot.c .nwrv.ew     is the gi at d a  people, forests have been planted as a    malic situaion   in the last act of tnc  protection against invasions of tbe sea. i Vail.yri-e    iiuurcihalcfcy-. preceding  thi;  ��������� great   ciqpin_- cpisod  lavs his  daunhlcr v/'thin .tin  ���������''Not too old at forty!  Still young  at eighty-"  So ran  the remark printed  at the  top of ��������� the lulls announcing a meeting  at the Memorial hall "to hear addres  scs   from   octogenarian   vegetarians.'''  says a London exchange.  It would     really seem as if human  carnivori   will lr-ave to form   an   association t-o proye the virtues of    the  "Roast Beef of  Old  England,"     so  strong were the human facts produced   by the London vegetarians.       To  begin with, the chairman himself, Mr  C. .P. Newcom.be, was eighty,        and  round him were gathered seven other-  octogenarians  blooming  with  health  and   wearing button-hole carnations  With the enthusiasm of twenty-out*.  Mr.   Newcomhc  drew a spirited    contra st helvv'eon  vegetarians  and   flesh-  eaters when overtaken by  age.       Of  the latter, he said they were "screwed  Lip by gout and  bent down       by  rhetrm.T/tis-ni,      while      their  eveiled  hearts     gaive them  a florid  complec-  tion, which an exasperated Iru-rlum  ed  yellow and green."  I    Miss Wariow,   the only lady speaker, confessed to   eighty  jcars    with  uirferriiuirie    readiness.    In   a subdued!  little;     voice she  gave   a few   of her  experiences.   Her doctor years       ago  had  ordered her  to take wine,     and  she  found  it impossible  to leave   of.  thc habit until she became a vegetal" I  ian,   when   she did  not miss   it''-the  least  in the world."   Al eighty    she  IT PAYS TO BUY  Weinrobes  GIVEN AWAY FREE  Silverware & Jewelry Will be Given Away FREE  HERE ARE A FEW OF T HE  LATEST  DESIGNS  IN ELE-  GANT   SILVERWARE   AND  JEWELRY,  WHICH W,E  ARE GIVINO AWAY  FREE  AND WITHOUT CHARGE.  It win give you a chance to get-     Christmas gifts for jrcur  friends  without paying a c enl for them.  Our prices are the low est     and you     Can get 10 per ctnt.  back for every dollar's worth of goods purchased iu our store.  Area of tlie United State*.  .The area of the United States UvlSOO  was 827,8-14 square miles. , From 1SG0  to &������ present it has been 3,025,000.  Miners' Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short   notice.    Drill  Sharpened  by  ������������������-  ways gives satisfaction.  Picks handled and repaired.  S It ips mi tiling    in   ait     ___������   3ri'-i'i ������-������  Horseshoers and Genera! iBlacksmitns.  R. LAWSON  Buller Street   - ,-    -     -   Ladysmith, B <-  \x  L/\C /SMITH TRANSFER CO.  ORGANS ~ AND HOUSEHOLD  FURNITURE MOVED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY.   ������'*-  Stables in the rear of the Lad ysmith hotel.  Abbots  ford.  WIL LI A MS AN )  +4-M- -M-44- ��������������������������� 4*4-4~r*4 4+���������--���������-f������ ���������������-��������� 4 ���������>-*������������������������-  Leave orders at   the  \l\������\l\~  J  *>  *  *  *  *  *  *PHONE 66  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK  A   SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  LADYSMITH  XPRESS  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  BUGGIES  FOR HIRE ���������:-:   :-:  See J.  KEMP, or leave orders with  BLAIR &  ADAM  FIRST AVENUE  ���������PHONE 2-4.  W.  SILER.  GENEKAL LXPKESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY DO^S.  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  Dr. R. B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at reason-  ft SIMPSON  Solicitor,  Etc.  to   Loan  t   Avenue  IADYSM 1  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. Rummlngs.  able rates.  High St.  Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  DESIGNS        j  TRftDE-MARKS    <  AND COPYRIGHTS -  OBTAINED       <  ��������� ADVICE AS TO PATENTABILITY  ��������� Notice iu " Inventive Age "  ��������� Book "How toobtain Patents"  ' Charges moderate. No fee till patent is secured.  Letters strictly confidential.   Address,  ��������� E. 6. SIGGERS, Patent Lawyer, Washington, D. C.  The Work o* One Bullet.  A ifreuch infnutry corporal who Lad  been punished by bis captain fired at  the captain with his rifle and missed  him, but tbe bullet passed through the  bodies of four soldiers, killing three of  them on -Uie sroot. '  The Home to Came To.  The ideal home is one in which tht������  Inmates think more of their duties than  of their rights and recognize that they  are responsible for each other's happiness. To be admitted to such a hearth,  warmed by the crinrson flame of charily- and household affection, sbright with  the sparkle of grnycty and rarer flash  of wit, illumined by the glow of  thought and clear light of sincerity,  beautiful with courtesy, forbearance  and refinement, its atmosphere vital  with the oxygen of moral purity and  open to currents of fresh ideas, adorned by culture and social amenity and  securely.: built upon righteousness and  iiith, is moral regeneration as well as  happiness and rest. Whether rich or  poor, with' many or few inmates or only one, any hearth may -breathe this  borne spirit, while to come home to  somebody in such n'.haven is the best  nnd most lasting of earthly joys.���������Alax-  wpII Grav. Author of "The Silence of  Dsaa aiaitinnu." m i.tiocrK autS !wnvr������  ONLY THE PRESIDENT PAYS.  The United States makes liberal  allowance t!or tlie traveling expenses  of every senator, representative and'  territorial delegate in congress. The  government pays for their junkets,  their furreral cars, their convmittice  tours.  Every  commissioner,   clerk,   special  agent, every    inspector  of red tape,  every officer of the army and  n-avy,.  every stenographer     and walclrjnan,  every soldier and  sailor  who  moves  about on government concerns charges  his  railway  fares,  sleeping       car  tickets,  hotel'bills  to��������� a government  account.'- Even  the gratuities     thai*  government ���������employees   d'jspensc    for  personal service when they arc away  from home ,arc charged up to the gO'V-  ernnient.    But when the president answers     the demand   of his   employers  and .responds  to   their .invitations  to  visit and meet them, he is 'told, that  lie must dip into his private hank account  and   defray   for himself       tbe  charges  he incurs.  Wat   cicpin. episodo     Xr7^  daughter within, the protect- e������l>r-flVe hc broko a leK- l  ing wall o>" flames. In this final picture, is another rare opportunity for  realism. The old blow-flames have  been discarded and electric effects  sitlf^tituted, producing an illusion that  *s more poetic as it _ceon.es more  impressionistic. From the moment  the fire motif is first sounded the  f.cjni' ri.ots the attention.of tne music lover, holding it, to thc end of the  p.ilhplic farewell of thejieart-hrolien  nod.  than she had enjoyed & similar phenomenon fifty  years ago.  JVlr. T. A.,Hanson (eighty-seven and.  when   sov-  eg.   lhe  doctors  thouglvt     that    at his  age it would  not knit. It was now     the     better  leg  of the two.  When eighty-five     lie  broke two  ribs. These were all right  irr   three  weeks.  He attributed these  wonderful  cures  to his  simple vegetarian life.  SILVERWARE  CREAM PITCHERS  SUGAR BOWLS  CUTTER PLATES & KNIVES  CAKE PLATES  FRUIT DISHES.  CJiYSTAL AND SILVER  BREAKFAST  CRUET  FANCY  DECORATED CHINA  BREAKFAST  CRUET  DESSERT FORKS  DESSERT KNIVES  JEWELRY  GENTLEMANS' WATCH GOTD "  FILLED & SOLID SILVER  MENS' GOLD PLATED CHAINS  LADIES' SOLID, GOLD RINGS  MENS' SOLID GOLD RINGS  LADIES'  GOLD BRACELETS.  LADIES S  BROOCHES  B, 5. Weinrobe,  The Masons of Vancouver have  bought three lots at the corner tf  Georgia and Seymour streets. .. On  these lots it is the intention of the  craft to build a temple that will accommodate all  of thc city lodges.  Subscribers-v/ho do not receive the  Ledger regularly will confer a favor  on the publishers if they will drop a  post-card to that effect, or leave  word at the office. Every effort is  made to have papers delivered regularly, but it 5s not always possible.  If we are not notified that a paper is  rrot regularly delivered we have no  way of knowing this and correcting  the mistake.  Kootenay  Steel  Range  HIGH STREET,  _Ta______________3  LADYSMITH, B.  C.  Any  Kind  BOOTS & SHOES  AT RIGHT PRICES  Q>  ob  Repairing and Makingb  Order a Specialty  TrIOflAS   MCEWAINJ _  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  Burns Coal, Coke  or Wood  Two sets of grates are  supplied with every  Kootenay Range���������one for coal and thc other for coke or wood���������  and the. flues 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 feature of the Kootenay Range is a decided success.  The grates ore so easily changed that a fcoy can perform  the operation.  Sold by all enterprising dealers.   Booklet free.  MFCIaryfc  London,  Toronto,      Montreal,     Winnipeg,  Vancouver,      St. John, N.B.  Printing  Done Promptly and  WELL  Af  NOTICE. .    ���������-  From this date the undersigned  will not be responsible ior any indebtedness incurred except on a  written orner signed by the secretary  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 Board  for,:.tbe"transfer .of Hie retail liquor  license held by him for tho Portlandf  Hotel, located on lot 5, blook 2, l������t  Avenue,  City of Ladysmith, t* Joluj  Gogo. ANGELO   TATE. .  Russell   Simpson,  Solicitor, f������r applicant.  Ladyaniitlr, -B...C,  October 4, .IMS.  Office  Sale of Mineral Claims  SOUTH  NANAIMO  ASSESSMENT   DISTRICT.  I kerehy. give  notice  that on Monday,  the Gth day of November,   A.D ., 1905, at thc hour of 11  o'clock a.  iu.,  at tlie Court  House, Nanaimo,    1 shall offer for sale by public aueti on    the  Mineral    Claims iii" the list  hereinafter  set out, of   which  Crown   Grants have been issued, f0r aU in*, paid' taxes accrued   due and  payable  o������ the 30th day of June, 190:"), a������d   /or  the expenses  of advertising   this notice.  If the taxes and expenses of adv errVJsrng, as set out in said list, are not paid to me on or before the  day of sale, the claims may be sold to the highest bidder aiud a convey ancc executed to the purchaser of all  rights and  interest in said  claims legally allienated by  the Crown by the     Crown   Grants   thereof.  Iu  the event of there being no  purchaser or  if  the price  offered  shall     rrot be    sullicient to pay the taxes  and   ���������xpwiscs, tho  land  shall  absolut ely revert to  the Province and    Cro wn    Grants  thereof shall be  deemed  v.id. ��������� * v _;|#ijv������v-|-'* ||l! ! !  LIST  ABOVE MENTIONED.  1st   Avenue  It lbs-mid be barn* fat __iad that  every cold weakens the lung*, lowers the vitality and prepares the  system for fie more serious diseases, among which arc the two  greatest dsstrovers of human life,  pneumonia and oonsampdoa  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won Its great popularity hy Its  prompt cures of this most common  ailment It aids expectoration, relieves tho tangs and opens tho  ���������ecretiona, effecting a speedy and  permanent cure. .It counteracts  any tendency toward pneumonia.   ',  I %Piica 25c. Large Sire 50c    ���������  I  I  Name of Person  1  Forbes Annie E.  ������*  Forbes,  James  ,5.  ^J\  Name of Claim description of  I      Claim  !To tal  Taxes  Unpaid  Forbes,  15  Robert  Stoncway  Lucky Jack  fVanderbill  Mil u or  n.   C.  Minneapolis  Nelson  Paystreak  Lot 72 Texads Is. [12  Lot 79 Texada Is.{12  Lot 70 Texada Is. 113  Lot 77 Texaila Is. 110  Lot 71 Texada Is.jlO  Lot 7S Texada Is. j 9 .  Lot  73  Texada  Is. ft 2'  Lot  7.5  Texada Is."]3  M.  BATE,  South Nanaimo Assessment- District,  Nanaimo, B.   C.  Nanaimo,  10 Oct., 1985.  Public  Notice  Attention is called to 'Ac   fact that the  Ogilvie   Flour fliSIs Co ,   Limited  makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD   FLOUR,     have for some time  past been producing flour in a  vastly  improved  aud purified  form  by thc aid of ELECTRICITY  and having secured control  of   all the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of advising the  publie that  any -anr.ul.h-  j|    ori?.ed users of the electrical   flour purifying processes  will be pro-  %   fecu ted.  j Ogilvie Flour Mills Company limited  jf ar������ tlie    only    millers in Canada wli3S9     iPlonr  I is purified by tlie  t!$&$m*ii?&itiMm  i  electrio process r,'r-yr-7~T~r-~?-  Ts^tr  TA'^.'s-'  ������������������*���������-*$ -W-  '"   X.  THE   DAILY   LEDGER  i--il'  1   -*   '^  2SS_  =x  LOCAL ITEMS  'TO LET���������Furnished Rooms, wrtk or  without board. Corner 3rd Avenue  and High Street.  Our photograph studio will only lji*  open  a few days more.    Photographs  from ?2.50 per do^err up.  Come     in  today.    Fricke & ^Schenck.   '^  Judge    Ha;iison passed  through on  ihe morning Irani lo Victoria.  Mrs. 1-1. Cecil went up to Nanaimo  at noon today.  Rev.   R.   Boyle  wns  a passenger  the  noon  train   to Nanaimo.  on  ,   Mr.  Joseph Hunter came  up from  Victoria at rroorr today.  Sfrvar pJauta, of Kamii'mrs, p_;������; a  business visit to tin; city ih s morning  Mrs. Priestly came down from Nanaimo tins morning on a visit io her  daugHer, .Mrs.  \.'a,iti*i Thomson.  .Misses  Milli|pan,   Ramsay   and    Co-  burn  went up to Nanaimo  on       the  twelve o'clock train.  Mrs.   Cunningham,   of   Nanaimo,   is  \r'sitiiig Mr.   and Mrs.  W.  Thomson,  of, this  city.  Mrs. J. Hutchinson was among the  passengers who' boarded the noon  train for ��������� thc Coal Citv.  PAINTING   AND   PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done  S. ROEDDING  Orders  Promptly   Executed  "������   LADYSMITH  ,,<   !,,,<   -and heeled  a pair of boots, and  says  getting longer,  what bet- ������ ^   ^  ^  ^^  ^  ^ ^  crrings are  ter- place can be found where 0113  can spend a few* hours more profitably than in an intellectual or friendly' game of chess or checkers? The  members will be pleased lo welcome  all who fake an im crest in this way  in their rooms at the opera house  building.  Mr. and Mrs- W. Howes left on tire  steamer Joan tins morning for Vancouver, , Avhcrc they win m future re  side.  Looking well after her three weeks  absence visiting friends in Vancouver,  Miss Forcimmer arrived henre last  evening on the Steamer Joan. She  laughed heartily o\cr lhc stories that  have been going the rounds about a  wedding,  as it was an news  to her.  The present has been a week of accidents at' ti'c mines. On the four  'o'-iocJ'. tram yesterday John iUang-  hinic was brought home sufleiing  ���������wnh a wound on his head and painful  injuries loins leg caused by failing  ���������coal.  Direct From  France���������Tooth,  shaving,  hair  and   clothes  .hrushes.A splc-ndj'd  assortment  at the Ladysmith  Pharmacy.  *'    AT  THE  ABKOTSFORD.  Geo.   Ramsay,   Vancouver.      ,  C.   Calvin,   Vancomcr.  Chas.  11.   Bishop,  Victoria.  \V.  G.   Nightingale, Toronto.  W.  K. Houston,   Victoria.  G.  S. 1-Ioodlci.s, Seattle.  Mr. and Mrs. G. iV. Scott returned  this rrrorivirng from Nanaimoi where  they have been visiting their daughter, Mrs. llawby, who1 recenlh underwent an operation for appendicitis.  BAND CONCERT!  THIS EVENING  The     city   band   concert ��������� the   program  for  which  .appears   below,    will  probably   he  most   successful.   If tonight's   event   is   uell  attended,   the  members of tlie band  intend giving a  similar affair  twice a month through  the   winter.    On   this   evening's    programme   there   is no   outside   talent,  as   previously   announced   there woulr.  be,  but  for  tho next concert the    di  rectors  will  arrange   to   ha\c  \ccal-  rsts     from     Victoria or   Vancouver-  present.    As  it  is,   the  program    fortius   evening  is by   no  means  a poor  one. There  will  be  several   selections  by the band, a piano solo by Master  Bsilagno,  and songs'by two talented  vocalists, Mis:, Clay and Mr.   Jacob-  son.     The     admission w.Il  be      25  cents.   Nothing extra will be charged  for  the darrcc  which follows  the concert,., -which starts at ������ o'clock.  PROGRAM.  March    On  Duty    Roscy  Overture    Kxcclsior ... Southwell  Song  Selected, Mr. Jacoljson  Piano Solo ...From thc opera  Errrani   1..-    Verd*!  Master  Balaaiio  Lancers   Imperial  Vcrrrici  Sony-    Selected  ... Miss  Clay  Waltz   The  Fairies  ...  Wright  Piano Solo ... From Norma .... Bellini  Meillev Overture   The Leader   Aschcr  CHURCH NOTICES  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Rev. R. Boyle, pastor.  Morning Service���������11 a.m.  H\enriig  service���������7.30  p.m.  Evening   Service���������7   p.m.  Bible study class, Wednesday evening at 7.30.  "      CHURCH-OF ENGLAND.  Morning Seivice���������11 a.m.  Children's  Sunday  School���������2.30.  Evening service and sermon���������7 p.m.  Rev. R. Bowea, Rector.  METHODIST CHURCH.  Rev. W. C. Schliclrter, pastor.  Morning Service���������Jl a. m.  Evening Service���������7 p.m.  MARRIED   G7   YEARS.  Instances     of husbands i.nd wives  wlio      have lived   togcthet for  many  Dr.    Fordc,  of     Vancouver, .and at years'continue to be brought, to  our  present  assistant  to Doctor   Wassoii.  notice,   says  an  English   paper.    Tin.  of this  city,  has  been  iuVictoria   the-latest,  to which; a'correspondent-from  last   few days  attending  an   cxamina- Halstead,  Essex,  has  drawn our at-  tio.11 by thc Board     of Examiners .of ���������tent*; on, is'that of Mr. and Mrs. Jas.  the British Columbia Medical   and Sur {Nash,     of North street'  in  that vik  gical Society. Dr.   Irorde was  one lagc,   who  have   been   married   for G7  of eighteen who. passed the exam,  successfully.  A CORRECTION  On account     or ���������n err.rr in thc des- grandchildren  years, tbe'ir respective ages being 0.1  and 8!i years. Out of the It children  which have been born to them, four  are   alive,   whilst   they   have   fifteen  He! told   our  correspondent that     he  had dug a piece of his  garden       last  week and could' doit as well as  anyone else- He has -qtoite settlsd  what  he is going  to  plant in,his  plot next  year.    Mr.   Nash,   who  has  had    , to  work hard for his living all his )ifc,  is  proud  of the  fact that  hejlias. nev  er received jany public relief, and hop  es he shall never have jLo  ask for any  so  long as he cmi get a job  to do.  ___ o      ���������  ���������     ������������������  CANADA'S MICA FIELD  Dr. Eugene Jl.ianei,, superintendent  of the mines branch of thc -*it:partmcnt  of lluerior, has sent to Hon. L'ranl.  Oliver, the first of a scries of pub'ij-  calious un thc economic minerals ot  C.'iia*.Ja,sa\s thc Ottawa Fice Press.  The report deals with. mica. Canadian mica mining. tiro expert says,  has now reached s..ch proportions  as (o entitle it to a prominent po&i-  iiorr in thc inineiai industries of tho  Dominion. Dr. L-laauei, speaking of  lire future possibilities of thc mica  Ileitis of Canada says thc outlook for  the production of a large tonnage is  ��������� try irnght and if Canada should ever be caned upon to furnish the  world's' supply of mica fields on Ontario and Quebec could be prepared  for such an emergency.  ,  'I here arc ' at present employed in  nearly aU the mines and mica-cutting  the mica industry 550 persons, but  establishments arc only employing  about half the usual number of persons i-owing to tin temporary slackness of thc demand, probably due io  last year's overproduction.  The wages paid  last year amounted  10 fi total    approximately of $120,000  11 is cstimated'that the total outlay  for plant, including buildings and all  accessories, employed in the mica industry anvuuits to approximately  Sl 00.000.  The production of mica in Canada  last year is valued at S17U.331. Tho  rear before it was $2-12,310. this >c-  ing a record period of activity in the  mica fields Going i>ach ten years  the average mica mining in Canada  is represented by a pr-fluction of about S50.000 a year. The total vaiuo  ���������rf the mica produced in Canada up to  the beginning of 190-1 is p'-aiccd at ap-  nroxinratdy two million dollars. .  Most of the mica is absorbed by  lhe United States which piarcd a duly of twenty per cent ad. vai. and  six oer cent  per pound on thumb trim  ���������--������iiaj--VsV������5i!������s  f  OILCLOTHS  A nice new lot of pat-  . terns in   floral   and  ti.e   effects  ar rived  today  25c. to 50c, per yd*  NAERNS 12-FOOT  LIN LEUM  s- -������-a������O033������>s==   Only   three   Patterns  left,   but     we   are  clearing these    out  cheap. See Them.  Walter* &  Akenhead  f.50���������Per acre for 5-acre blocks 1 anil*  from City.  $375���������Cash secures a file residence in.  the choicest part of tke city. Oaly  $214 more to pay at the rate of  $12 per month. Owner kas iavesfc-  ed over $C0t ia improviMaeats.  Water laid' on.   Fiae gardes.  $280���������Cash    and   .$400 on  mortgage  buys two  lots each 60x120 only a  few  yards   from   post-office.     Fiae  investment.  $500���������Cash and kalanos en time buys  two first-class     stores ia business  , portion of city.  For Rent���������A nice store on First Avenue.  For Rent���������A nice two-roomed si ere  For     Rent-|-Nice two-roeiaei cahia  near station.  Deeds,  Wills,    Mortgages,  Coa-  tracts  and  Agreements Drawn.  J. STEWART  Conveyancing     9       Notary Public  Phone.  3. I 1  P. O. BOX 268  Appointments may be made at any  time  for  dental  work at Dr. - Dier's  on High street st   -o���������������������������������������������  Now the long evenings have come,  get your reading matter at Knight's  Book Store.  arc these of the' Saguenay .district,  situated at the lower St. Lawrence  river, below Qucrcc. Kesiiles these  there are deposits to "the north ot  O'lta'wa, in thc 'vicinity of Mattawa,  .it several places in Ontario, arrd recently discovered in British Columbia. There have been instances in  the Ottawa valley, in the township  of \, aleficid. where crystals measuring,  from ��������� four to six inches across the  brsai planes have been found in smalt  dil.*.*������.' but they- occur so sparingly-  thai profitable mining cannot be pursued.  The distribution . of mica over the  globe is very-general. It occurs in  scaly particles as tssentiai constituents of many mctamorphic and eruptive rocks such as gneiss and granite, but in this mode of occurrence it  and Hthoiogicai  im-  ���������   NOTICE. '    '  Notice is hereby given that the first  sitting of the Court of Revision of  the City of Ladysmith will' be held  in the Council Chambers, Ladysmith*.  on Wednesday, 20th November, at 7  p.m.  J.  STEWART,  C.M-.C.  HAY, GRAIN and  FARM PRODUU  ! Chamberlain  med mica. Efforts have been made is of geological  ;n recent  year's -to create a market in , l-^iwmiiiiiwMw iwi*wi*i'in**������"i*wni������������w  Kniciand  for  the Canadian mineral  in  competition with the Fast  Indian yro  duct.  The country north of Ottawa comprises the largest mica field. Apart  Torn some occurrences in the townships of Northfield and Biakc, this  mica producing country covers a triangular area of about 400 square  miies. with the southwestern corner  north or the. city of Hull, thc northeastern in the southern part oftbc  township of -Dcrry, and the northern  cornei- in the northern part of Hmclc.  There are two separate mica districts in the province of Ontario;  one. of approximately seventy square  miles, is situated in the township of  Loughborough  and   Bedford,  with  the  patches,   we  stated  last  cvenjing.tbat   children.       Both   the old  folks enjoy  the    miner      Z'anani,  of Cumberland,   good health.   Mr.    Nash.       who still  was fined    $250     for violation of thc  Eight Hour Act, whereas the fine im  posed-was .$2.50.  and  .1.1  great-grand-   ' village of Sydenham as mining centre  I have just received a good assortment of comic, burnt leather and pictorial pest cards. Koight's Book  Store.      Can   in   and see them.  follows     his        occupation  of-grad-  cnirrg^ and shocmaking, has just sol oil  EXCELSIOR DANCING CLUB  ihe other of about, fifty square miles  is 'located in north Burgess, with   the  town  of Perth as centre  The best deposits so far  discovered  CHESS   AND  CHECKERS.  (ConU-ibiilivd.)  The  members  of  the above named  club   are     now   antk-ipaling   opening  their   rooms   for   the   whiter   months  and  are anxious  I but   as  many   turn  up   as ���������H.s.rnWc.  Now   that   the   ex- i  The above club   was  formed     and  ���������ned   last  Monday  evening.       The  r-<-     dance    of   the season  will  bo  -'' on Tuesday,  Nov.- 7th.  A gencr-  '  invitation  is  extended to the   la-  '������������������s   for  the season.    Any gentlemen  ishing  1o;oin   may   do so   by  send-  his  name, in   to Mr.   Smith,      of  ' ������  Mint,   or  attending   thc meeting  r -i   Monday evening.  11 t.immnmm  Notice  CN TODAY, THE 6TH OF NOV.,  A. HOWE, of CHEMAINUS, will open th? MEAT-  MARKET lately    run  by W. Ward, on RoUrts street  WITH A FULL jilNE OF FIRST CLASS UIKIS  A TRIAL SOLICITED  HOWE  Store Lately Occupied  Thompson, complete w"  and ffxtures.  Rent $'15 per month, Apply to  RUSSELL SIMPSON  counter  Now   that   Christmas  Will Soon be Here--  h is time to think  about       your  Xmas fruits,  etc.  New Currents,  New Raisins.  New 0range, Lemon &  Citron Peels  Shelled Almonds,  New Extracts,  etc., etc.  Cough Eemedy  The Children's Favorite  ���������CUBES���������  Coughs, Colds, Croup and  Whooping Cough.  This remedy is fiuiKvuK for its cures over  olnreo ]>i"-t ol Uio civilized world. It can  always lie depended upon. It contains no  opiuru oi- other hariiiTul drus mul may bo  B vou as cnn._..ont!y to a baby as to an aduU  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the low  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, ok tk������  Etplanadt.  James Warnock  A FINE LOT OF  Dining Room Tables,  Dining Room Chairs,  Kitchen Tables, & Chairs,  Armchairs, Rockingchairs  Prices to Suit Purchaser  G PETERSON'S Store  Cor. 5th. and Roberts St  Price 25 cts; Large Size, 50 cts.  porlaiice only. As an economic min  oral, as a mineral of commercial value, occurring, as deposits' of crystals,  of huge size, which split up'easily.  into frrre .merchantable shee-ls, mica is  found'in only throe countries. British India and the United States produce tho musepvite and Canada produces an three varieties.  *^ftS%iSgS  COAL MINES  REGULA'TION  ACT  Notice  of  Examination.  Notice   is   lmreby  -iven  that   exam inatiir-jrs will Jrc |held for 1st, 2nd and  .3rd class certificates of competency   under     ihe  provisions  of  thc  Mines' Regulation  Act,"  on the Mth, 1.5th   ' arrd  16th  clays  1905,   commencing   at  the hour     of   iJ.-'id  o'clock  irr  the  The examinations will he held at Kernie,  Tke subjects will  be as  follows:  'Coal  of ��������� November,  forenoon.  Nanaimo  arrd Cumberland.  1st Class  Candidates.  I  %  Mining act arrd  Special  Rules  Mine  Gases  Ventilation  General   Work  Mining Machinery  Surveying.  2nd  class  candidates  Mining act ami  Special   Rules  Mine  Gases  Ventilation  General  Work  3rd  class  candidates  Mining act and  Special   Rules  Mine Gases and  General Work  1*    the  'PHONE  2-4  PHONE  24.  Applications must be made to the  undersigned,   accompanied  statutory fee, as  follows: . ,  By an  applicant-for n'irst and  Second  Class  Rramfofl-tion  SlO.Oi  By  an applicant  for   Third   Class   Examination               *J-!)0  The applications must be accompanied hy testimonials < r urtiPed  copies thereof, (a) If a candidate for First Class, that he -s a Pi.t.sh  subject and has had a,t least five years-experience in or about tire piaevicai  vork-inr     of a coal  mine,  and  is  :>t   least  25  years  of  age.  <b0  If  a candidate for    Mcn���������.l  Class,  that he has  had  at  '.east    Iv.  years'  experience in or about f,e practical  working  of  a coal   ���������.mno.  (c)  If a candidate  for Third   Class,  that he has had  at least  years'  experience  in   or  about   lhc  practical  working of  a coal  nun...  By order of the Board,  ��������� FRANCIS   H.   SH-EPHERB  Secretary.  Nanaimo, B. 0., Septembor 30th,     1905,  tit  SPECIAL  ���������������������������������������������*���������������������������  BARGAIN  We are showing over 200 PAIR of  Ladies' Gents' and Childiens' Hose  E  ALSO BOYS SWtATERS-NO TWO /1IKE  Just the thing required this cold  weather. All these goods are marked in plain figures, being 25 PER Cf INT.  off regular price.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  GATACRE ST  HA EYE MITEL  W. G. Frase  IWercliantTailor,  X '- J(ist|Avenue) .  Fall  Stock   on   hand. Call early and  get your choice  IKXlBSxmmAWJlUUJiNm  Heating Stoves  Our Stock is Now Complete in  HEATING STOVES  A Large Variety to Choose From  PRICES   RIGHT  The Ladysmith Hardware Co., Ltd,  T_rc_MKSLCTE_s_=_^^  JU ^T ARRIVED-���������  ���������-���������A large Shipment of ihe very latest  Styles in LADIES' aod GENTS' CHAINS, LOCKETS, RINGS,  Etc.-Etc.  CALL  AND   SEE  1MM  ^s The PRICES ARE MODERATE for the JEST QUALITY ^^  ;.';"-; B.FORCIMflERv' ������������������; ; ;:  WATCHMAKEK,   JEWELER,   OPTICIAN  First Avenue,   X   XX      Ladysmith, ������B. C  t^smmawe?m^aissmstm^^m^3smBmm  Stoves  We arfegmaking them oi th, iNivv^st    Pattern and Latest  ��������� , ��������� ��������� Styles. |   _'  -    - WE D6 ALL KINDS OF FOUNDRY WORK  ���������ur Prices are Reaaona   ble . . i '  SEE ������UR   NEW ST0VB6 IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  U and at Ledysmilh Hardware Ccmpany  LADYSnifH   IRON & STOVE WORKS CO,, LTD.  MW  TO POULTRY  100-ACRE FARM NEAR LADYSMITH  Five acres cleared and cultivated, four roor.i^d house  Five Poultry Houses, 5oo Laying Hens, one Plough-  Clover Cutter, Axes, Hammer.?, Siws and To >.s of ever description, two Spray Pumps, $2. > -.vorth o.  Blasting: PowJer, Wire Netting six feet high covering:  3 1=2 acres. 2 i-2 Tons Hay, $20 worth New Laths;  Rifle, Shot Gun and two good Sail Boats.  $450 Cash and $750 on Hortgage  J.STEWART,  P. O. Box 268, ladysmith Phone 3  ���������t .  Stove s-f  , i   1  i  il  'A  ���������1  A  'S/l  .-J  fn

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