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 $1  AILY LE  NOV 22 1905     &i"~-*tovz  /;ri  V0L.2,  MONDAY, NOV.  20,  1905  PRICE FIVE   CBNTC  iV.' ���������  city ceunciL  FLA1TE3ED  ARi  11.  Pleased to See  That Some  '   People are  Interested  in the City  A "Kick" is  Better   Than  Total Indifference-No  Mee ing Saturday  HEW SITE FOR SPORT  G  Only' the Mayor, two aldermen, and  the City Clerk braved the elements  and turned up , at tiic City Ifaii on  Saturday nkht,; so the. propose.! special in;.���������'.���������ii."f 0' the Council did not  come off. As one or two members  of the ��������� coi-ncil will he out of town  tonight it' was proposed to hold the  .meeting'on Saturday, as.a numL'cr of  accounts have to be passed and other small business  transacted.  Those  present   informally  discussed  civic affairs, and  more especially   the  letter from Fourth Avenue,  Citizen,  and  Kicker, which had appeared     in  Tlie Ledger on ,Fr������day and Saturday.  The  three city  fathers seemed  very-  pleased   that  some  one  should   take  notice of them.   The mayor said that  .after   the  indifference shown  for'    so  long   by  the citizens,  it was  really  quite refreshing to the councilmcn to  ,bc  taken a little notice     of.,     Even  though      Fourth  Avenue ami Kicker  sa'd   rather  rude  tilings,   and  designated the majority of them as moss-  backs,.,    it   was  nice  to  know   that  Secretary of the Committee  and Mr. Bland Pick  out Site  Situated Back of Sixtn Ave  Will Recommend Making  Application  Yesterday afternoon Mr. IT. Thorn-  ley, Air. J. Bland, superintendent of  the Water Works, made a tour round  the outskirts of the city'looking .up a  suitable place for the S|K>rt grounds', the Archbishops and Bishoi s or the  It is- understood tbat they'win ree-., upper house, issued at the last, meet  oniiiiend     the  com mi t lee  to  make  an   ing of     the general  Synod of      the  PUSTORai LETTER READ  A Letter Issued by Upper  House of Bishops of  E. C.  Read in Ladysmi'h Yester-  day-a Few Interesting  Extracts  ��������� i  At  thc  Church  of   England   yester-  ��������� day, during morning and evening services, lhc Rector the Rev.  R.      J.  Ho wen,  rend  a pastoral   letter      by  39 LIVES LOST IN GL&S  GOft FIRE  inspection    of  the land     lying at the  back of     Sixth Avenue, close to  the  Pilot grounds.    In  thc   opinion       of  Messrs.   Bland  and Thotniey this' is a  vciy     suitable site for a     recreation  ground and next to-.lhe plot selected  near Ihs .iaii ��������� which the Company can  not give for this purpose,  by far thc  test,, piece 'of   laud procurable  in .'this  immediate     vicinity.     It "is level and  can, it     is thought,'     be cleared  and  put into  share at-a small-.expense. >  It'has  been  suggested  that,a good  location   - for  the   grounds' would  be  close to the. First Creek at the bach''  of the'site chosen.previously, but Mr.  Inland says'this part  is not levci  and  would not in   anyway be so suitable  for thc purpose as the site mentioned  above.  Church in Canada, held in \ ubje.  The' letter is of interest from start  to finish, and Hie following extracts' will mak- good reading r.  people   of- all   dciumvinaitio'iis'  ."Arid hence if   is  that  we,     your  Fathers in CSod, would call upon .the  Christian   force and  integrity   of  the  faithful   Mo     support us m the step  which thc (leiHtf'al  Synod,has taken  in   positively   forbidding  any- clergyman 'ofjXhe  Church  of  England       in  Canada''-''Mo     solominl/e uWma.BC  between      persons, '   cither of whom  shall    .have  been divoiccd  from one  who     is living at  the time."     The  Synod' has .been led  to take this momentous  step,  -in   the highest  interests  of  social   life,   and   the, protection of  Home.    It is certainly  true  Lodging House on Watcom  Street Burned to  , the Ground  Crew Russian Cruiser Lena  Said to Have Tried to  Help Mutineers  (lltisgow,     Scotland,   Nov.   20.��������� A  cheap dodging liousc on Watson street  was phurned to the  ground this   morning.    Thirty-nine  li\cs' were  lost   in  (he     flames  am!   thirty-two   peisons  seriously injured.  /  somcCfedv Was   sufficiently   interested |    No ������>oubt the committee will.,at a.y���������tl(a(, such a canon cannot, at  times,  in the   actions of the council and in  early date. ���������   inspect tire land .selected  bc  |J||t inlo  acUoI1  without  amcas-  the city" to even "kick" some. ,Some 11*"/^���������'  ���������������rn,e������ and   Bland.   andJul.c\-of suffering on  the Part of those  present   took  exception 'to   the       re-  it at once.  marks   in   Citizen's   letter  published.   ,na,fe application to the C. P. R, for  on Friday.   They were of the opinion  that the reference  made to the   city  constable   was extremely  unjust,   for  during bis term, of office Mr. Callen-  dar had   done  considerable* work  if  they*,    consider it  a good  me  will i wll0 jlaVC no1j sinned,  but wc would  .Rated  among the' luxuries, tobacco  in "is an easy-mark for the1 tax-gatherer,  clearing the town of undesirable pco ��������� yields a -tremendous'��������� revenue to   the  pie.   at was impossible/to remove ciis    treasuiy   0, everJ,   naiion.    Thc  anti-  orderly  characters  all at  onee|  but     .  . . .   ���������   .:���������     ~-   -- .   ���������. ���������-- -   -  on that morning the constable had j ^acco propo^amla remains, appalled ^ of simelin., those who will wear This year Weilor in-  ordered a suspicious character out of,"b" tne bewildering, number-of devo,t- j the- dazzling robes of victors at']uged with " such lei  town and before, he-had, put out T'������o  have ye to realize,  Brethren  beloved,,  that such  suffering is  not confined to  the* question  of  the sundering of the  marriage tie.   Few, who have attained thc Higher   life have done so1 apart  from-almost  countless  acts   of  self-  , surrender,   ancf willing  bearing       of  {that, against  which   the llcsli  rebels-  ! the  road  of  God's  will   is often       a  Honolulu, Nov.  20.���������It  is 'reported  here  that thc   Russian  cruiser  Lena  came    sulliciently   near   Vladivostok  during  the  recent  troublous times to  get into wireless jcommiinfeat-ion with  thc mutineers of that place.  Jt,  is sivid   seivieral   mcssalgies   were  sent   to   the" people  and   that  many  of the    crew were anxious 'to go lo  the  assistance  of   the rebels. The  ship,   however,   could   not ."toiler    >-^  port because of the fleet guarding it.  Thc opinion  of the officers   vas i i-  vided. but the sympathy of all    1-ho  sailors  \v������.'-   with   the mutineers.   o   Mr. Roger Hopkins, for some   time  since it was first  opened foreman at  (he/i'yce smelter,  and  more recently  employed      in   a similar   capacity   at  the T.icoma smelter, iresigned his v posit on  at thc latter   place to accept  a responsible  position  muter Manager  \K-iddie,  at  Crofton. .He  came  over  from Tacoma, last week  and       this  morning' Mrs.   Hopkins  and   her  children  artived  at Crofton   where      a  house has,been  prepared for them.  CHANNEL STEAMER HILDA  WRECKED, 100 LIVES LOST  L* S* W*  Railway   Company's   Passenger Ship  Foundered OH French Coast and All But  Six on Board Were Drowned  London,      Nov.     20.���������The  London   | Jardcr   lightship,   not  far   from ' St.  South   Western   Railway   Company's    Malo,  in a snow storm.  steamer Hilda foundered oft' the  French coast early yesterday morning with a loss of over one hundred  lives. I<>'e passengers and one mem-  h3r of the crew only were su\td.  The steamer ran on ,a reef near the  lie     majority    of  the passengers  were  asleep  at  the   time.    When  the  si earner  struck her   boilers   exploded  'and the ship  was cut completely in  | (wo,   lhc passengers   hieing   given  no  'time to sa\e themselves.  Seven bodies with lifobel:ls o*  were discovered off the village of  St. Past yesterday evening.  Two-thirds' of the passengers were  French farmers- who were returning  to their coun-try with the proceeds  of the sale of their years' produc*.  Others were all English families.  1R[ IETTEBS  Vl ON CIVIC  pic who were here-for no good purpose. In this respect there had been  no neglect of duty,^ and the constable would, as soon as necessary evidence could be procured, take action  against others here who are now  suspected.  ees of  the weed .and. the billions     of  last "will have come out of     great  dollars  that  go' up "-annually :jn.   the'tribulation," "and the   highest  type'of  A, young Finn named Mat  Brondt,  >  (the, consecrated   Christian  life|islhal   0ut  their advertisemi  which  "l.,::aieth  all  tilings,  enduielli   |at  once,  as   the  oft'e  world of tobacco smoke. *  It requires nearly 500,000,000 ibs.i^ thingSi., Tnc iSjIl0(1 has (Umc  of tobacco 'to meet the consumption {vilat, m Clod's sight it believes r.g-ht.  of a single year in the United States." and ,\\c. your- Fathers, thank' Gcd  If-this*huge consumption were equal- that it arrived at a conclusion that  iy divided among the "entire pdpiiia- though it may entail siifTcriti<> on the  tion every person would dispose of few, is certainly conceived in the.iii-  five and  a half  pounds of the product terest of the   marry.  left the latter part of last week- for'annually Eliminating those who are' ."For the further preservation ! of  for his native country in the company I under IS. constituting a third of the the purity and ^sweetne^s of Christian  oi a fellow     countryman.    The state   population,   the  per  capita' eonsump-   life,  we  would  urge  that all  Last year  the next day after Wei-  ler   Bros.'   advertisement   of  a needle  case free appeared  m  The  Ledge, iU!  letters' asking for  the same to       be  sent  on  were   received   byi the   '.-m.  os. wili-'-he-     de-  letters.    The needle  case   is   valuable,   containing1    . tlock  of  needles  of  many' varieties.     Cue  ent arid  -.'.:il  .t  oft'er  is   only   -n-ds  for a brief  period and the stock  v ill  'soon be exhausted.  Editor Lodger,  Sir,���������I   was  discussing     with a friend,   the  other   day,  the ad van tabes and   disanvanlages .of  living in a small city, and  we agreed  that -the1 greatest advantage to     be  gained  by  living)in  a large city  was  that. a young   man   has   many   opportunities .of getting  instruction       and  education     in many subjects by attending" night  schools.    Now,      why  can't  we start a literary  and  debating  society,  or something  of       tliat  nature,   to improve our minds during  the     winter  months.    If  any young,  men feel this wav, - let them make it  known, so a meeting can be'Called to  cr..ani/e. ,     CITIZEN.  Ladysmith,  B.  C,  Nov.   20,   11)05.  The above seems   an excelUnt  suggestion and The Ledger  will be very-  glad  lo assist in any way it can ut  the  formation of such ���������a society  ���������'Citizen'' suggests.   '  ������ & N. RAILWAY TO  BE EXTENDED NORTH  It is Likely to be Next   Season,  and Will be Soon in  Any   Case  The Report About  the Chicago,  Milwauked and St Paul is  Absurd  Editor   Ledger,  Sir,���������  Your readers have become-so accustomed   to   those  little  periodical  effusions   which  appear from' tune   to  time,  scoring   the Mayor and Alder-- i winter  manic  board,   that they  beyin to feel   tennincd  A   late fc-spaU-h   fro-m   Milwmil.ee,  Wis , says  that  thc Mjlwaul.ee road  as'lias    rrcently  placed  oideis   for materials   and   supplies   which   nre equal  to.the construction of 1 ,.r>00  miles of  road.   It  is believed   that these ma-  tei ials are for the Pacific coast line.  Active building preparations are ro  begin,   it  is  said, during   the comi-ng  It is not vet  defioitclv. de-  whether     the  line to the  that something is  amiiss  if a longer   o-  K ILL ED  BY  MISTAKE  FOR      A  DEE-R.  Kangley, Wash,  Nov. ,20.���������Mistaken  for a deer,  O.   A.  Curtis of Buckley,  i ne of a party  of four hunters,   was  killed  bv Mat   Devine,    an-  who  of the      young  man's health recently  lion would  he about sixteen pounds,   "love thc  Lord Jesus" to leave noth- : hhot and  bad     caused  much     anxiety to  his f      rihc statistics  place Belgium in  thc  ing,  undone     by uncc, by influence,  ! other  member  of  the  pai i-y,  yester-  friends and they took up a collection  first place  with  respect  to  the   per   by  example  to   piesenc  the  sacred-  , day,   about  raising   altogether   about   $1,000,   to   (capita      consumption.       Thc  United  send him back to his family, where it   tltates  is  a close second.  is hoped hi*, health  win improve.    As  a result     of an accident in thc .mines j "^ "  a year     ago his mind became affected J    Dr.  A.   C.  Frost   is  back again af-  and   he   would     occassional^  totally  ter a two moTlths.  visi1l  ai  his   olfl  lose his     senses and wander into  the , .,    .      .     ,,.,      ,    .  ,      , ,,. \ . .      noiine in  Montreal.    Ihe doctor     re-  woods  at  times,   remaining away for ,  a whole     day.   His    country people    por1s  a Peasant   trip,   and   that  his  here are to be admired for their char  ??ster> ftliS!) Frost- who 1,as so many  itabic act. ' ,friends   in  Ladysmith,   is -in       good   0 f i health.  The first   iT n- iyjic Machine     o lie  installed  in  BntLsh   Columbia is be-  The body is  being brought  from  thc  scene  of  the  shooting.    Devine   saw  'something move, in   the distance and,  kill-  I would ask them to,- realize that their  As will   be  seen by  Wciler Bros.'  ing rescued     from  packing cases     ia ' advertisement   appearing  on "ahobher  Cusack's  printery, jV.ictoria.   It   has   (page,   that enterprising  firm is gi\- - ,..   .    ..    r,   .   , ,    ujj,,,,,,.  t,0  been  purchased'bv Jbe proprietors of  ing away 'free  of charge to  all/; who ,r,CSp0nSl.,  ' ^/'l^^^-L a  the Week, and with duty  added', has    care to     make application,  a souve-  cost, over $-1,000.. But it is  a'.lovely,  nir needle case.   Cut out 'their ��������� ad ver-  miachme   and   will   earn   untold   gold  ;tisomerrt and send it on at once,-as  for its owners.    At least  they hope    the case is absolutely free and is of  so. " value.. ;  ciarht.  miles  from here  , ���������-. ,   ���������-  ncss of the Lord's Day.   One dreads  lo think what   the  faslrpna^lc mode  of    regarding      and  using   that iday  may lead ,lo,  and we warn the Chr������- ,' thinking  it   a deer,   shot  at   it,  tian manhood and womanhood of ithe ' i"g  Hie man on the spot.   Curtis tc-  church that where rashion is allowed   ceived the shot  in  the body.   A   wife  to usunp the throne  of Christ, where   and  one child >sur\.\e.  the day is  used for excited  pleasure,  and   wholly   divoiccd   from   worship,  the divine  ob.'cct  of  the   day is lost,  'and Clitist is dishonored where above    all   He  should   be  glorified.    And  if   L  our united voices could reach those j In thc lu'ighhoilmoi! of Badminton,  whose example is so deleterious to < 0I1 t,|,c borders of Wiltshire and Gliu  the best  interests  of. the. people,  We. scestershirc,   writes   an   English, cor-  coast as ill  be  a continuation   of   the  Chambcilain line, now  building westward  through  South  Dakota,  or    a  new extension   from   Evarts,   the present    western     terminus  of the Mil-  ���������wanli-ee in'the no'.Uiern part of South  time than usual, elapses without.having to swallow the regular noxious  dose. Sometimes these eomnnuideations appear over the noni de plume  oi Walloper,' Progress, Fourth Avenue or Kicker, but whether they em- i -������-������������������ -���������-���������" ������������������ -��������� ���������;  anate from the swamp at the lowur ''ii,jn]c unii his cheap sneers are,  end of First avenue, or from more  aristocratic qiinrlois on the side oi  the hill, their object is the same���������  condemnation of the present mayor  and council in all that they have  done or are likely to do during their  term of office.  1 agree with you,  Mr. Editor, that  little out of place.  And now wc come to "Kicker." He  is the most original of the wlioldjob  lot,  and  tells  us frankly that     they  Dakota. ' .  - ' i 1,  On the strength  of the above,   __ a  rumor  is going the rounds and -ap;  peared   in thc     Nanaimo Free Treaa \  to the effect that the  "Milwaukee,^. /  road,  or  the  Chicago,  IVIilwaMkee' *  St.     Paul,     as its propefc name is,'_,.-  woukl  extend  the'Island  road'-trop.  >^  Nanaimo north,  etc.   As  was-stated  by The Ledger two weeks ago,' it is  well  understood that the 'CP.R. contemplate extending tire E. & NT. toad  north    next    season, and legislation  will  be asked regardin-b  it thisi coming season.   How so foolish a report  as     that the C. M. & St. P.  road  would build  a railway  on Vancouver  Island could be credited is  more thaa  sane people   who  know   anything     of  cond'tions  can  understand-    At  the  from the  to])  of the  hill next- year.  This may be startling news to some  it is the right of any ratcpajcr who u[ y������"r readers, but a great many of  lcels so  disposed tc offer  fair criU  intend electing thc whole of the board'best, it will take thc railway mentioned several years to reach the  Coast  and when  at the coast,  in the  cism on the action of anyone holding  cr since  MYSTERIOUS  BEASTS OF   ���������  PREY   IN   EVCLAAD.  ITALIAN SAID TO  HAVE BEEN MURDERED  us  the  Murderat���������killed by injuries received in, a hot-blooded dispute with a  lellow-couiitry-iiKin���������is now believed  to have been the fate of Perpetua  Jancto'an Italian who died in St.  Paul's Hospital on October 10, supposedly as a result of wounds received at the Nickson (quarry on the  North Arm of the Inlet, says a Vancouver despatch.  When it was certain that the wounded man would die, the party -responsible for his injuries was spirited  away out of the country by compa-  tiots, and today, he is probably as  far away from Vancouver as hc could  place himself since��������� Janoto died.  No inquest was held on (the body of  Jancto, and. burial took place without any enquiry, as the belief was  then currant that the cause of the  death wa/an accident.  Now startling reports of what arc  said to be true facts of the case arc  gradually spreading, and it is assert-,  eh that there are'still in the country  day  as it  will   be  to them������������������. and  when we-stand at thejast in  presence, of God.  .'"In    connection   with  this  subject  we would     com^nend  to the Church  the work 'of the Lord's Day Alliance  of Canada. ..Its objectJs largely iden  tienl  with  ours,  and  its  field is the  Dominion.   Wc  Would welcome      and  aid an_  tion  and  knowing  the devoted  cam  estrress  displayed   by   the   Alliance in  this' respect,   we  pray Cod's  blessing  .rest  upon   its   labors.  * v * * *  Words  or   Warning.  "It is our desire,  based  on     iluty  towards   Cod   and   our   people,       to  war.   (hem  against  that godless spirit     which  seeks to regulate, at will  the   results  of. marriage, 'and  largely  to  banish childhood   from, the'Home.  a  ; subject,      but   wc would   warn       the  thoughtless,  as  respondent,   yd Is   are   nightly -heard,  and  bloodless corpses of sheep.      are  found )in the morning.    IJoth are at-  trilMited to a mysterious marauder at  present    -.taking  toll  of the. farmers'  Hocks.. -  'iheic are six cases of sheep slaying attested by Sergeant Carter, of  the .tiiouseestershirc jiolioe.  "I  have  several men who arc thoroughly  aware of the circumstances of the Italian's death.  The citcumstances as related at the  time of . the, death .were that Janeto  was   engaged      as, a  blacksmith',   his  principal duty being  to   sharpen    the ;Wc cure  not   to- linger on  such  drills used     in    perforating the rock, I sub,-ccti      |nlt   wc would   warn  While collecting  a bundle of thc drills   thoughtless,  as   well   as those       who  to sharpen them, he-had occasion   to' ca 1]llot  |,c 'c���������iictl  so,   that  there are  pull one   from   dndcr a large mass of  deadly' moral   and   social  crimes,  as  rock.     The sudden withdrawal  or the  wcu as those"against, the laws       of  drill caused the mass of rock, to top- King and     Country,  and   that  f0rc-  pie     over,  and. in   falling,     the rock ' m0st'among such moral crimes      is  struck     another- long st;eei drill with  y,at winch" ruslyng against   the laws  such force'that the bar w>f metal flow'of God  and  nature,  will surely bfrug  seen      two of  the carcases  myself,'j  yCiwIly.effort of this  dosenp.'.^^  ^ ^^^  ,1;U1(|  t,ul say llcfi.  nitely that it is imt'ossibi-e for it. to  be the work of a dog. Hogs are not  vampires, and do not suck a sheep's  hiqod and icaw> the "llcsli untouched.  The ^prevailing opinion is that the  animal is of  the jackal  type."  A  constable named   Locko said  that  he   had heard   th;>   slrnnge   animal yelling     outside his     liousc more than  once.    It .was      not  a fox's  cry,   but  more   of  a scream.    l\lrs.   Locke,   the  wen,  and  four cr five others have ���������actually   seen   the   beast.   Their  descriptions  agree  remarkably   well  though  they  are  personally   unknown   to each  other. i  The animal is considerably larger  than a fox, of a mouse-brown color,  with a very sharp mouth and along,  busily tail. The description points  very   decidediv   t.o   an   animal   of   the  up and hit Janeto in the abdomen, in  Hiding the injuries which, from lack  of proper attention -at the time, finally caused his death. ..'���������"''  Janeto, although an Italian, was  known amoiig his fellow workmen as  Mike Ross.  upon the criaminals, in some way,  physically and spiritually, the judgment, of an  offended  Coil."     -  The letter deals with other subjects, the above being" only one or  two extracts It is^ signed by 21  Archbishops and Bishops.  ollice in     this liown,  but  I do think  that the mere fact of posing as       a  critic   would iimply   that   the   writer  knew,  or believed hc knew,  a better  method  of doing the  business      than  that   adopted   hy  thc   City   Fathers,  and should be willing to hi'lp     matters by placing his method  before the  [irblic.   fly doing this  he would prove  that  Ins  object   was   for   the  public  jjood,   and   while  we   miiglit   not      always agree with him,  we would   be  comj'ellcd. to give him credit l'or:good  intentians. 'Jhat  this is   not   the  spirit in  which  these people-' write- is.  very apparent, as a perusal  of everything  appearing  in   this 'strain  fails  to. bring   out   a single   suggestion   or  idea  that would  be helpful   to a person   interested   in   civic   affairs;   not  one is offered; nothing but fault-finding from beginning  to end,  and  this,  we know, is ono of thoeasies't things  in. the  world   to do,   but is   manifestly   unfair   to   those   who   are   giving  their   time  and  their   intelligence  for.  the good  of  the community.  "Walloper"   and   '���������'Progress"      contented themselves with a little.\gcner- 'citation.-  al     fault-find ing and   we  could,   perhaps,  excuse  them,   but  "Eonrth   Avenue" 'goes   out   of his   way   to   deal  out personal  abuse  to some of      the  aldermen by calling them Mossbacks,  etc.    Now,  Sir,  you   may. not   know  "Fourth   Avenue"   personally,   but   I    Lewis,  do,   and   1 will   guarantee  that  when  you   meet him  you  will.find   moss  on  his  beard 'over 'an  inch  thick,    lleal-  iis   h.uc   been   awaie   of  that   intention for some time Slack; in  fact, ev-  Pats<  nurke's  Utile dog was ! northern    end     of  a C   P.  Railroad  name of common sense, what do they  want  of  a short line joined to    the  put m the pound I understand that | wllRI1 they have no northern  one of our principal merchants on '  First -������Y\cmie has been asked to take  charge of the campaign. There is already a full ticket in the field headed by si-he name of the venerable sage  from Fouilh Avenue as Mayor. This  is as it should be. We. want a little  competition for scats in the council  chunter, and siirely, with the large  number we will have to select from  next January, we, will hc able to.  choose a mayor and hoard of aldermen' who will please everyone and do  all the ; improvements' they are asked to do without- troubling themselves about that small matter -'fiiianr  ccs." .  .     .  B.   Cr.  Latlysinitli.iNov.  211,   1!M)">.  or Asiatic business, and at' best could not  be ready for such ..business Tor tht  next fi\e or ten years.  When, and it will HV'ely be soon,  the E. & N. road is extended nort*  it will be. done by the C.P-R-. They  have thc men, they have the freight,  it may ,-be put down as certain that  and they .-have the money, too, a������  the old song, wCrth a slight shang*,  savs. '   "  At the  bene fit  evening ii'.'Xl  the  VICTIMS OF OLD JOKES-  : IS  A hospital surgeon says that there  more  facial   paralysis   among foank  concert on Saturday  programme jof which  'will I.e  published  shortly, Mr. Ralph' pay ing-tellers, photographers and ehv  ��������� Smith, M.I'., will''lake. Ihe chair, and   valor     operators than  in any other  t  Mrs.  Smith  will probably  give arc-   classes.   He accounts for  it with the  Several people from     Vic-   !worris  :"Old  jokes." ;  "Jokes!  How so?"  '���������'Whenever a bank i clerk  hands  out  thc  ^iC"    words  loria ami  NanaSinc. have  also  prom.is- J  ed   to  assist. ' I  The socialist  meeting   to  be held in   a  lie  opera   house   tonight,   and   which  fresh, crisp bill,  the man on  will be addressed bv  Arthur Morrow  other side of the window says,  'New  moncv,   eh?    Made it yourself, I sup-  o-f  San   Frajncisco,   said  to-be   ,)0Se?.   Jt js aj, ,to.the teller to force  a lecturer  of "great ability,  and    by  Messrs.  J.   II.  llawthoriilhwaite and  P. Williams, will commence ..at s-ev,->--i,  a laugh.-   The man on the chair says  'Ain't you'afraid I'll break the cam-  so has a little ilin-g at Aid. Reveridgo  o'clock.   The prominent Socialists in  era?' He-would be  mortally wounded  over  a few. loads  of  gravel,     winch    the city are taking great interest in  jf the  operator did not  laugh.     On������  were   put   on   the Esplanade       near    the  affair  and   predict  a large,  atrlen- |',nan ol,t. 0f every ten will enter an  that, Aldcrmnn's  property,  likt-  to ask    Fourth   Avenue  I   would    dance  if lie has ,  ever   crossed   that   swamp   from  the  jackal  type,   which  is assumed  to have   Esplanade to   where   the Miners'  cars  escaped from wi travelling show. stand    on     a dark'  winter  morning,  The  marauder  has  been   seen  bv  a   when   it   was impossible to   do       su  -o-  Constab-le Calk-mlar  has  long "had  his .eye"   on a small bouse that     is  supposed   to  be  a "blind  p,:g"   and be  has  now  sufficient evidence  on hand  gentleman to enter a wood at Weston without  getting  wet   feet.    If he has   to  warrant him entering a complaint  Hrit, the estate of Major Iloiford.  It done so let him find  out who put the ' against  thc owner for selling   intoxi-  l,as been  in  the district  about   three sidewalk     across    then-,  and     also    cants   without,  a license.    One  by one  weeks, and  the  total  number of    its where  the  funds  came from   to build , these sort of places  are being weed-  victims is ten or a dozen.  *  lit.   After he has done this he   may !ed out,  ! elevator, and say to the boy at   the  I rope,   'Lots  of  ups and  downs       in)  your   life,  ain't there!'  The boy forces a smile.  "Year after year of this sort    of  business tells in ��������� the long run. Th������  victims come here for treatment, and  we can hold out no hope for thera  unless ' they get into t r.nother line oi  Iabori" .__,.������**!������.< I    ;';-..i,  **Wt>  / DAILY LEDGER  THE DAILY LEDGER  published   every day except Sunday.  BY        THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION PRICE  SO cents a month;    $5  per year   in  ���������.dvance.    Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  MONDAY, NOV. 20, 1905  (THE NEW BRITISH  ���������as.  ^Ttf ii.citta:;   ^ti11f t.fff iff t r^  DAVID SPENCER  (Nanaimo) Ltd.  CRESCfNT SIORf*  JENORMOUS PURCHASE OF LADIES' BLOUSES!  Mr. Spencer purchased  three weeks ago in;  the East 250 Dozen Blouses.  Our share  has just arrived and will be opened  ready for sale Saturday, Nov. 18  WAR OFFICE  .When some six or eight more months     have passed  War     Ollicc,  annexes there,  lhc   ^p ^^  ^.^   ^  ^ B������ue,Grav.   S.le.   I'm'''.   el������- ���������  also several in  it has to contend     JBI '  ,, ���������    , ,.  ,    .,  ,.���������    ....        ,.   . "Tm Fancv  Materials  ami   Extra   Qunlitv  in Black Mercerised Sateen,  difficulties in cat-   ti^ - - ���������_    away the British  should it be confronted  -with complaints of inefficiency will,  at all events, be unable lo plea<l lack  ���������<?* sufficient accommodation as an ex  disc for its shortcomings.  , Housed as it is at present Willi  tranches here and annexes there, the  gi oil t establishincn  ���������with     innumerable  ryiiii-   out its duties.   Ah   these  will, , -gp  however,  vanish  when thc great new . ^81  structure     in Whitehall    reaches   its '  complclion next summer. (  The War Office will he worthy its '  name and capable of dealing ade- J  cuiately with its high responsibilities, i  a fact for which great praise is due  Ho its architect, Nr Wm. Young, ,  and the personal supervisor of the !  ���������work, M,r. ���������John Taylor, K. C.  On the first floor, where thc apartments  arc naturally  the loftiest, and .  largest,     the Chiefs of thq cstahlish-  inent    will hc housed,  and  a central >  position is being sought for Sir  Ed- i  ward    Ward,  whose     work as Under  Secretary for War makes il desirable  THEY   CONSIST   OF  Plain Lustres in Cream, Black, Brown, etc.,!  3JFancy Lustre in Grey, Cream, Brown, Navy,]  2? Blacky Cardinal, etc.  BAR SUPPWKD WITH BfcS  WINES, UQVJORS, CIG*R'  -Hsr"ee  ������n  ABBQTSFORD HOTEL  Be.t accomodation in town.    Splendid hunting and fishinj in. ������������i^icinit>.  A. J. McMURTRlE. Proprietor LADYSMITH. B.  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and gooc  Rooms  Esquimau  & Nanaimo Railway  ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������  Time Table No. 57,  PORTLKND HOTEL  JOHN GOGO.PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra  vrell  Stocked  The regular price w.is $22"),   -Si1.10.  dow full.   Your  choice-  f,3 OU.aiid  $3 2") ���������A   whom  win  Each $U75\  (his is Pof iijvely 'ihe greatest offering of High!  Class Blouses we ever made.   They are lined  with good lining and many of Ihem are beautifully trimmed with applique and  croched rings  Don't Fail to Get a {Handsome Blouse Saturday,  ������,at,,,e ���������,, ���������avc .wrt ��������������� ^ ^MILLINERY   DEPARTMENT  .  win  ne  auui'iAa'  m  im.il,-   ^tt , ,  rials of  thc several depart' 3* vet Combined,  Patent Leather  and  Tweed  combined-. These  access to his colleagues.  Throughout tne building, the cxccl-  3e.nl system will be adopted of placing thc olhci  mcnls in rooms, one above another,  to he connected by lifts. Thus each  ruler of a particular branch will have  his subordinates, according to their  Uegrce, above his head���������an arrangement whose .usefulness as a meryns  of saving time and trouble is obvious  ��������� o '���������   3*  *czz Caps. Thc newest styles  We have      just  opened   up   lhc latest     fad  in Ladies'     Motor;  n Tw cud- Patent I eather, Tweed and Vet-  are  positively  the  latest  75c. &  100l*b  A CRANKY DO.CTOR.  Margcret Fuller Ossoli,  who before  ' her marriage si ml much' of her time  in Concord, Mass.. enjoyed the friendship or such men as ��������� Emerson and  Hawthorne, who 1;ad a high regaul  for her, -but she was una'blc to convert ail V; of her ' acquaiiitancts into  friends..'.;:.  :'  t Old ' Dr. Bartless of'that town,  'although���������'.'; a. very -Ici-ntt old gentleman,  ,-was a. little blunt in speech'and. took  'a strong dislike to her. One very  dark and stormy;. night the doctor,  ���������was awakened by a, very loud knocking at his door, a,nd getting out of  lied .he: called, from- the.��������� '.window to  !kno-w what was wanted.  "Doctor,!' said a voice frftm below,  "how much .camphor' can one take  hv mistake arid not kill them?"  '���������'Who's taken'it?" injured the doctor       M :'.  "Margaret Fullerton," was.,the reply.    ��������� .������������������-'-:���������!���������-  *A peck!" thundered the doctor.  Hamming thc window and returriin-Qi  to bed-  D  peDcer>  _ Nanaimo, Limited  ^rwm&w&wwMwm^if  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 upon payment in advance'of  $7.50 per annum .for; an individual,'  and from $50 to $100 per annum for  a company, according to capital.  A      free miner,   having  discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim-  1,500  x  1,500  feet.   "The  lee for   recording a claim  is   $5.00  At least $100 must 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 2J per cent on  the sales.  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yearly.  A free miner may obtain two leases  to dredge  for gold  of  five miles  each for a term of twenty years, renewable at the descretion of the Minister of the Interior.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  operation .within one season from the  date of thc lease for each five miles.  Rental, $10 per annum for each mile  of river leased. Royalty at the rate  of 2i per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister of  the In-  "firior. .  FOR BOYS  is agieatBootfoTthat  ''bar iTni-soavura" sou "of  yours-  To is mae'e of all leather and ttie best of  l1 ridings, to si end ha id  knocks ���������  Yet it is a graceful  boot. too. as .Boy's  Boots go.  Just a.������ -we" made  'and .of as honest eather as our Mens' Soots.  TeSi your shoe dealer taat you want "THE  LECK1E BOOT" and  loo.fe-ibr the trademark  on the sole  MANUFACTURED BY  LTD  '���������  VANCOUVER- B. C.  TH6 CITY MHRK6T  -.R, WilliamsonjProp  jsl. Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  WM. MUNSIE, President  J.  W.   COBURN, Man.   Director  ".Telephone^.  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd,  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND  LADY SMITH���������Shingles a  Specialty.  ���������Manufacturers     of���������  Rough and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc , of the Best Quality.  Seasoned   and   Kiln  Dried   Flooring     and  Finishing    Lnmfcec  I*    Stock.  cTWONBY  TALKS/-  AS  LOUD  TO US   AS   ANYONE.        '   ��������� i-. f       \  W |   ' '!'���������   | "-['|  !"'  IF  YOU ARE PAYING CASH FORYO'UR  MEAT   YOUR   BtLLARS  W  ILL   GO* FURTHER  IF  YOU  BUY FROM US   Our Oash Prices Cannot Be Beaten   NELL  &    PLASKETT  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board.  Our Bar is newly fiUedup and well supplied and is m cha'-    .������  JOS. PELLIGRINELLI  BP-FECTIVE SATURDAY, OCT. 2Jsl, 1905.  Trams leave Ladysmith 'for Victoria, aiid all inlerra?dia;e slations    at  9.10 n.m. daily,  and at 4.80 p.m.5 on  Wednesdays,     Sat'Udajvs  and   Sundays, v  Trains  leave Ladysmith for Wellington'and all'intermediate stations  at 11.57 a.m. daiiy, a*d at 6.00  p.m.  on We-In* 'lays,  Saturdays     and  SU*E^CURS10N TICKETS ON SALE TO AND FROM ALL STATIONS  goed for going journey Saturdays ,and Sundays, returning not later than  tke follewiag Monday. I ..__������������������   Steamer Joan   Sails frem Ladysmith for Vancouver every Saturday at 6.00 a.m. and  returning sails tfm Vancouver     fon Ladysniitli at 2.30 p.m.  .     ,,:,!��������� ' GEO. L. COURTNEY.  18 GiVt. Street, Victoria B.C.  Dist. Freight &. Pass. Agt  This .Hotel has   been completely   Board and lodgmg $1.00 per day.  renovated. *  HOTEL-    PRETORIA  JOHN THA, Proprietor  Bar Supplied with the Best   Wines, 1st Avenue :-: :-: :-: Ladysmith B.C.  Liquors and Cigars.  J. X. SMITH'S  RESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Mea's 35c. and Upward  .  Best  accommodation  for   transient  tnd permanent hoarders, and lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfort-  aMy furnished and (the bar is up-to-  d������te. Rates $1.00 a day and ap-  w \rds. ^'  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  B>������laaad������ :���������: :���������::���������: '<���������'��������� Ladyinnlti  THEJ0NES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooa Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GAT ACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith.  ''CALEDONIAN"  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  HOTEL  DOMINION  ���������Rates $1.25 and$1.50���������        ;  Free bus to all steamboat landings ant-  railway depots.   Electric care every fi v'������  minuteB to all partB of  the city.   Ba  and tablelunexcelled. '  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER B, C.  Under New Alanagment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell &Woobank  Proprietors. i  Modern and     Strictly First ClaM.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  Fire Proof    Buildiag.  :o:-  R. P. RITHET,  &Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA. :���������::-: :r-: ������������������: :-B.C,  HOTEL LEUID  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Granville and Hastings  streets.  Telephone, 1���������4.  I THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.      J  I PURCHASERS AND StWELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  | SILVER ORES.  I Smelting Works at  1 LADYSMITH, B.C.  ���������j  Coiivenient to E. 6: N. Ry. or the Sea  i  W. I. WATSON,  1  I CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  "J General Manager. Smelter Manager. J  GEO. YUEN  TNCl FERNIE,   B. C.  t ".  . Read DO*������ Read UP  9p.m. I.v.  Victoria   Arr.   4.01 p. 111.  8.09 p. m. I.T.    fteattle   "xrr. 900 ���������������������"���������  ������.ai P- ������.' A������"-    ETerett    Arr. 7.30 a.m..  9.30 a. m. Arr. SPOKANB Arr 7.4s P-������i  6.*s p.m Arr.'   RexforJ   Arr 12.30 p. m.  ���������.10   p. m.Ar.    Elite   Arr. m.^u. 111.  9.00 p.in.'  Arr.    Fcrale - l.v.9.55 ������, m-  ONE. NIGHT  T������ ail Kootenay Points  TWO   NIGHTS  To    Winnipeg aad St. Paul  Close Connections-  r    For     Chicago. Toronto.  Montreal and  All Points East & West  Acetylene     Lighted .   Cars.  ���������   Family ,fourist' 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  t   reservations   "and "complete'  I  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor. Government     and  Yates Sta.,-  Victoria, B. C-  3  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  3  I  information  v diess.  S. Q. Yeckes  ���������A.GiR.A-.' ,  Seattle  can oh- or ad-'-'  E. R.1 Stephen  G.A.G.N. Ry  Victoria, B.C.  I  HENRY'S NURSfRIES  NEW CROP���������  Home Grown &  Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     aad FLOWER  SEEDS;  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HODODENDRONS, ROSES.  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY*  PLANTS.  _  For Spring planting:    Eastern  prices  or less.    Catalogue fret.  8010  Westminster  Road,  Vancouver.  One of which (s tht famous "North  Coast Limited,"  ��������� Tickets on sale to ai; Eastern   and  ^Southern points at lowest rates.  Up-W-date     Pullman    and     Tourist  sleepers     on  ail trains. Dining  Car  service Unsurpassed.  Steamship ticifets on sale to     and  from an European  points.  Cabin accommodation reserved by wire.  CHRISTMAS   RATES   NOW    IN  ���������EFFECT-  .* ' - ; '  .  For     furthsr    particulars    call ot  write the olliee.        Phone Main 456.  A. D.  Carlton E.  E.  Blackwood  A.G.P.A,   N.P.,        General Agtnt  , Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.C  Are You  Qoing East  Then be sure your tickets read   Tic  the  PAINTING,        PAPEKHANQINQ  ETC.  Work done properly and at right  prices. Shop and residence1 in real  of Ladysmith Hotel.  J. B. SMITH, Prop  DAY SCHOOL.  UHual subject* taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in ��������� oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons, gir-  en in classes er individually.    ,  MISS BERTRAM, -  tAdvsmith. B   O.   '  If'yoa'-like   ,  A -'smooth,  easy  shave, 'an even,  well-finished     beard trim, a good  bath, er a styUch Hair-cut.  You will go te -"''  LADVSMITH SHAVING  PARIORS  HIGH STREET.  The only line now making UNION  DEPOT, connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS with the  through- trains from the Pacifit  Coast.  THE SHORTEST LINE, THE  FINEST TRAINS, THE LOWEST  RATES, THE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,  ST.  PAUL,   CHt  CAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information ask your  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER  General igent,  7W 2nd Ave., Seattle,  Ladysmith  Merchant Tailor  B.   C  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE,  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED AND FRESH,  Confectionary ������l all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.  HARTLEY   GtSB'ORNE  Member  Can.   Society of   Civil Engineers  Member institution of Electrical Engineers,? England  Member International  Electrical Congress   at St. Louis, 1904  ���������Electrical Engineer���������' .  j.       LADYSMITH^ B. C4 I  -:o.-  ^������/ftTMi.���������Ii(.^^^.������*ft���������������X-ft^������^^... .  SaSSK. ^-mj-^.-;/ ���������m&vaa.jja^'^^  P. O. BOX 357,  .Manufacturers of the Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOn  None bu   ������nion La������or   Employed  fl/j. 3QOTH>, Prep  .. ..Oeaers in  Pianos and  Organs-> .  L adysn-jlch, B.C  Dr. Dier can be fou������d at any time  at his office on High street. His dental work is guaranteed (0' be first-  class and rates reasonable at������-  HILBERT  ,sa������>--  ��������� liiitt* ������������������ <j i'l'CUii'rtr".  ���������Hw������i������eaai. wsmmmmmmmm.  DAILY LEDGER  " jjj ,T,.������lJi*'HJ*sr  se  ���������95  ; ���������������:���������������������������: ������������������i-������;i*m ������ I'M'*'!'.*1!'* i h****.-:-?-****!' ������������������!���������������������������!��������� ������������������h-m  Union  Brewing Co  T-"     NANAIMO    B.1C.  ^        flanufacttirers of the  4 * ,i ������  I     ��������� ?  - *  iMK������>3i  In {British Coluitibia  5    Lager; Beer  and Porter    Gi/rrer/Uto   Eh wee  :;     from the   Best Canadian   Malt Run   Hops  A TRACT  FOB   HEK PA/.^a.  ������������������Jf ���������JffBWlW.fc" W l������IU'  Something   Special  aim  year  a,go���������My!  how  time flies!      we  distributed  -ngst  our friends :    , !'  OUVENIR'NEEDLE CASES  fac  haii  'offer  of charge.      If you  received     one you know    what  dy Companions   they   are.      This year wc repeat the'  Cut  this out and  mall at ci.ee with your name and  iddress���������   Act quickly:  111 *im���������'  A MAZE of RUGS  We have     never   shown  finer  ZSEE2SEF  collection of lleartgh Rugs,  than this seasou's  stock Copj-  The Gut  Time'is  fast api-ioachinh,   Rugs are popular,  so here are a few prices.  piises.  STAR Rugs,  Axmiiistii   iu   pretty'floiai designs, sise 27.\'C0  -   $3.03 Each  AXMINSTER      fine  quality    Rug*,   handsome  patterns,  rich colorings, 32x(i2 .  $5.5o Each  WILTON Rugs  are deilrvediy famous for tfceir wearing Qualities  ���������Size 27x5-1,  1 A 1   **  $6,oOEich  ''.'.���������l!h.".|..|y"'..''' '.'.'���������' jri*-"'".",*''."fVT  Miners'Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short   notice.. Drill Sharpeied by u<-  ������ ���������  ways gives satisfaction.  Picks band! ad and repaired.  Shipsrnithing   in a)1      its  Branhes  Horseshoers and Genera! Blacksmitns.  R. LAWSON  Buller Street   -    -    -     -   Ladysmith, B C  Ix  LAD/SMITH TRANSFER CO-       1  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOV- 3  ED PROMPTLY A  ND  SAFELY.           j  Stables in the rear of the Lad ysmilh hotel.     Leave orders at   the       i  "���������   Abbots  ford. j  <  Itlrm Result of Speaking: to na Old Ladf  In an Elevated Train.  "Julia," asked the tall girl who J������t  just descended the elevated stairs of the  friend whom she met afc the corner, "do I  look like any particular kind of reprobate?  Because I've just bocn taken for one, and  the moral of it nil ia to uic, 'Don't volun-  Iwor any information to strangers in the  cars.' "  Then, taking pity upon the utterly mystified expression of .Julia's face, the'allogcd  reprobate proceeded to explain' the eitua  t'son.  " You see," sho said, '-at Twenty-third  street a nice looking old lady got into the  train and happened to sit, down by me. 1  noticed that slin watched every- station  sign us if sho were afraid she would not  t;ct out at' (lie right place, nnd finally  whi-n we ktii! at about FiJXy-jiiuth street,  I think, sho nsketl rlie guard to tell hei  the ncai rati station to Seventy-fourth  street He didn't seem to pay much at  j-ontion to her���������perhaps he didn't hear he.i  ���������so J rhought; 1 would be polite ami ofti������  \ny services  " *1 am yoiiiK beyond that, madam, J  Mid. 'iiiul I bliall hu Rind to rcc that yoi  get off at .Seventy second street, Viiich :���������  ���������;he nearest for yon '  "Well, hhe thanked  me, and   thoi el)  bofinn in   look nie over I mm  bond lo (cka  Just  as   1 was  {4i'liiiifjr   rather nervous .-  I! is   and wonder;;);; \vl::.t  could   pos.������il '  be   wi-'in,-.;   with   illy  cliithes   f-he    pull-  out a lillle pani| l.i< 1 !rui:i her wilcla-l a:  ofTpred it- lo mo     .Itilia   wbar do you .s1.:,  peso it was1   A li'iu't. ui -lire a.-. I'm alivi  I. stared at  it  and   then   at   her     Then  couliiM'd :d<-a that,  she' mif-'lir-  be wlllii,  the������e   for   l he. benefit of  Hume charity <:t  uiirivil   lo   lnu. and   I   be^an   to open i:>  51 u rue.  " 'No, no, she said in a rather n;  ffrioved tonu  'salvatliui is free '  " 'Ob���������cr���������ych ol eoiii'se, 1 murmuro.  trying to ii|i������ilo};i7i> but -siie went right on  " 'I iilway.*, curry ampply ol lho.se llttl  hKiflets'wuli me an-.: make ;\ pi-acHwi <.  dirftrrbutiiiK ihi'iij ���������here .she looked at m  hurdcr limn over���������-where 1 think the;  will do the most ^ciodl  '��������� 'Tills Ik ^'evenly second street, wher  jou want to get out, was all i needed I  My |ust then, and you may be sure 1 sal  It 13ut >"<hi see it all came ol my spoil I.  irifr to her in the fii';.r, placu Well.'w  live lo learn (jondhy ' And slie hurrle  ufl" ucrozs town ���������New Vork 'fribunu  S'lilling Out n Tootn.  The modern cU-nii-.f,. who was undoub  rfilly inteiub::! (in a l/ncksinith, takes yo  Into an   up s'.uii'-j o.'tjoe and  seats you at  front window, ah belays, for  light     Yo  know'that ho  is in   league with  tho urti���������  iicross  tlio  sirei-t, u ho  from   an opposir  window is  studyiu<; your digentivo ecoi.  tuny, and who seems ro havo wagered th;.  the dentist e<juhln't gethis fistquito dowi  your tliroat  And this is tho w:iy he pulls your toot,)-,  "Take that chair, please.    Now, whic1  cooth?"  "This one." i  'Ah, yes"���������'  ���������'Ow���������ow���������oh!   Thc other one!"  "Well, then, just a littlo wider.    Theft  qow. "  Rasp���������punch���������serapo-^-  "O-oo-oohl" and you break looso ttiic  expectorate,  "SIcrcy, " you gasp, "wouldn't it bo leg'  pninl'ul to blow it out witli gunpowder?"  "N*onsense.~   0])en your mouth."  "Talso me for the African  sword sw������l  lower?"  "Little wider."  Gurgle���������gasp���������  " Ouch I    That's killing me I"  "Just one more pull.    Now!"  Up, up you go    You seo the milky wa>  tying itself into a love knot.    Your oye.  bulge out, thero is a roaring in your ear-  ���������a crash, and you see the dentist with tin  tronblesomo molar in his forceps, grinning  ������.';  though   it were thc funniest thing i������  *he world.���������Pearson's Weekly.  ANECDOTES  OP IRVING.  On Sir Heiny Irving's first visit  lo .San Francisco he fell so much in  love ��������� with the Bohemain Club that  he gave every member a life pass to  Ihe Lyceum theatre in London, and  when he sold' trie Lyceum a few  years ago * he stipulated that the.Bo-  lieniain passes should he honored as  long as the theatre siood. ���������  living's reception at the Bohemian  Club     was iv weird as it was novel.  He was escorted  to the  dining-room  by a club  member made up as Cardinal Wolsey.    in the dining hall       a  stager had  been ejected. On the stage  stood George     Bromley,  the       high  priest, who conducted Irving through  a lidiculously funny ritual.  Suddenly  there appeared on       the  vmg asked  kim his,  terms.  "Your    terms  are  mine,"   replied  the young composer.   Whereupon  Irving turned to  Brain  Stoker,        who  was standing  by,  and asked'  ''How  much  did   you  pay   Sullivan  and Mackenzie'.-'"  Both  these  coin posers   had   reached  the top of  the ladder and       were i e-  cciving enormous   prices  for       the'-r  compositions.    When   Irving  was told  the price, he said  to German'     ''  "You  will  receive  the  same."  *   *   +  It is always said of Irving that lie  never required more  of  the memhcis  of his company than he had a right  to expect in  proportion  to   the   salary paid.   Ho knew  better than most  PAYS TO BUY  einrobe s  Genuine Bargains for This Payday  We Sell What We Advertise  |    THE  FOLLOWING  BARGAINS  ARE  ON  SALE THIS PAYDAY.  stage eight   of the characters Irving J actor-managers the market value   of  had   made     famous���������Macbeth,   Louis  XL, Matlwas, Cardinal W'olsey,   Thorn  as A.   Beclcet,  Shylock and  Richard  III.���������all, in complete costume.  They marched to the front of thc  .stage and, pointing their lingers at  Irving,  recited  in unison:  "You   who  have   painted, in       the  modern  world���������''  Thui  cadi  of  them spoke his line.  Macbeth      said:     ������\Jly   bloodstained  soul;"  Louis  XL:   J\ly  mean   hypoeri-  sy,"   and  so  on,   following  in   unison  again  with   another line.  Tho     orchestra meantime had    accompanied   this  scene' with   piaiiissi-  talent, and he paid accordingly. One  tlay when superintending Lyceum rehearsals a super intensely annoyed  him. The super had one lino to say  which was: "The enemiy are upon us",  The tone of vo.ee this''super assumed saon got on  living's nerves.  "Kor heaven's sake," h? L-Nclaimcd,  "speak as if the enemy were in the  wiiii*-. They mi������h.t be milts away  from the way you say it."  "if 1 could Kay iti he Him I should  he earning more ilian 2."i shillings a  week,"  he retorted. b  "Is   that  ail   von   gel''"'   ashed   Sir  I leiirv,  'Yes,   nnd   l'lm-ve   others   be-  nio music, which, when the phalanx \| -.ides myself to keep.''  spoke-: "List, list-; 0. list!" broke,  out into 'Ta-ra-ra-hoom-dc-ay," and  Shylock, thc |cardinals, Macbeth, and  the others all took hands and joined in the  wild dance.  , Edward Gorman, the English composer, was just a beginner, when by  a strange piece of good fortune, he  obtained (he commission \to write the  incidental music for Irving's 'production of "Henry VIII." It was n0t  until  the music was finished   that Ir-  "Very   well,  then,  speak   it  a^  you  like,"   i)iit  before the  fust,  night  thc  super was speaking his lines as  "ihe  governor"    wished   hi'in   to,  and   the  Lyceum exchequer  was debiu-d   with  more than  25  shillings a week       in  consequence.  *   *   * ,  It    was  at   Hie   ftler.rvglc   matinee  that an ' incident  occurred   to  prove  how his'   realism   impressed   his   audience.    Among  the spectators  was a  woman,   a regular   theatregper,    who,  MENS' TROUSERS,  of J."an  cy Wozsterl, sixes from 32 to 38.  Regular    price from $1.50 to 3>2.  PayWeekBarpnsSUO  HOYS'  SUITS.  P^> Day Bargains $1.25  HOiS' IIKAVY REEFERS  From $1.25 to &350  MOUlttMV  iifiOTS      KOR     WEN, WO- j  -MEN   ,\\I)   CIlfLUREX-  Krorn   |  a half ,r  dollar   to one doMur saving on e\ei-\   blessed pair.     flood  lu\i\y   Hcm   Calf, on!   clumsy,   but  ���������strom.', and  '..ood       An jsi/es.  AT   VERY  LOW  PRICES.  WAISTS���������     We have a very  large  assortment   of   the,Latest  styles ot     waist in Silk,  Satin,  French Flannel, Nuns   Veiling  aDd  Cashmeie.  Sizes from 32 ta  42  THE  PRICES   THIS   PAYDAY  WILL  ASTONISH  YOU.  ��������� ���������'--���������   liMi COLLARS���������J est  receded by Express & full lino of  the latest styles of Ties     and  Collars in all shades.  From 25c upjto $6.00  ������������������ ������������������������������������ ��������� ���������  SALE  OF   REMNANTS���������   A  lai'iic number of our' best selling  qMaiiiius     of colored silks, Dress  Goods,   Flannel,   French  Flannel,  and     Flannelette,      suitable for  Waisls,     Gowns, Wrappers,  aad  so forth.   Lengths     from 2 to C  y������rds   Prices from 25c.  to J1.I0  '  per yard.  PaY DAY ONE-HALF   PRICE. '  COCPONS  GIVEN  AWAY       WITH   EVERY  PURCHASE.  THIS  S   WILL  GIVE YOU  A   CHANCE  TO GET SILVERWARE       AND-  |      JKWKLRY  FOR   CHRISTMAS PRESENTS  FREE OF  CHARGE  B, 5. We in robe,  NOTICE.  -From      this date  the undersigned  will  not  be  responsible for any indebtedness     incurred except on      ������  written order signed by the secretary  Rowland  Machin.  V.  I. EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Von Personal Liability.  Victoria, B. C, May 18th, 1908.  BOOTS & SHOES  AT RIGHT PRICES  Repairing and Makingto  Order a Specialty  THOHAS   MCEWAIN  HIGH STREET, ���������  LADYSMITH, B.  C.  lit ATeniie,   Ladysmith, B. C.  Any  for the  first  time,  saw Irving      in  that  beautiful   lil-tlc   play   of  Doyle's  "Waleiloo."  When the curtain fell a long shout  of applause greeted the great actor,  and in thc guise of thc veteran Brewster he came before the curtain. But  the audience was not satisfied; they  recalled him again and agaiir.  AI   last,   when  they  continued     to  cheer him as  the curtain Toll  on the  tilth call,   the woman in question gob.  up    and,     carried  away  hy   I rung's  realistic   acting,   shouted.  "Stop clapping!' It's too mnc-h for  the old soldier.   It is cruel  lo  make  i Chamberlain's  him  bow again!'  -o-  WIL LI AMS AN}  /V \3\ :r  |M*������*������*������*������*������*������*������3M*������)M>M  *  *  *  JPHONE 66  LI VERY, BOARDING AJVD  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  LADYSMIT  ���������  '���������������������������*  ������������������-���������.���������������  *  ., *  ������  '*���������  of  Job  I  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  BUGGIES FOR HIRE ���������:���������:   :-: See J.  KEMP, or'leave orders vith  BLAIR &  ADAM  Done Promptly and  WELL  Al  AND  Its    Great   Resources  No part oi British Columbia today ofteis so many advantagss to the  investor as docs VANCOUVER ISLAND.  Its  vast and varied natural wealth has never been as yet thoroughly  ���������appreciated by reason of the fact  that it lias nevei   been  promiently laid  before the public.  COAL ' GOLD  TIMBER SILVER  FISH IRON    GAME ' COPPER  y vk a ���������ain'aaasKjoitfft      designs      j  ffrla I sc.h1 I ^ ftND COPYRIGHTS .  ������a j'a a fini'H a ������ki������    obtained  f ADVICE AS TO PATENTABiLiTY f^ff  y Notice in " Inventive Age " SSw  ������ Book "How to obtain Jfatents" H   tj  r Charges mi*ml������. No fee till patent is secured. '  f        Letters strictly confidential.   Address,  f. E. G. SIGGEHS. Paiarl Laiwer, Washinuton, D. C. ';  Cough Remedy  The C3hildr������n'������ P������r������rl*e" .  ���������CT7BW--  Couffha, Golds, Cro������j������ ������adr  Wlioopinff Oouf h.  '-Oki* remtij li ttmom far lta oaras ������T*r  a l������rrt part of Uio clrillzed woiU.   It ���������������������������-  ���������lva.71 b������ (IjptoclKl upon.   It contal������������ a*  opium or other hxrmfnl drcr U><1 ���������������������# *���������  riruu H9 contldautlj to a baby a* to an admit  Price 23 eti; Larjre Sia'i, 5,0 eta.'  ���������aacs������������������K������i������aa������(a������a������wj*������i<������i  MWK  its Vast Agricultural Resources  Its land,  when properly cleared,    will grow almost any  product of the  soil  known   to  man,  WHEAT  OATS  RYE  VEGETABLES  OF  ALL   KINDS  APPLES.  PRUNES  PEARS  JIRST AVENUE-  ���������PHONE M.  W.  SILER.  GENEKAL LXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY no *���������'���������?:  iLeaye orders at the Abbotaford.  Dr. K. B. Diei  Surgeon Dentist  AH work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  High St.* Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS,  M. ft SIMPSON  Solicitor, Etc.  Money  to   Loan  t Avenue -     LADYSM 1  LADYSMITH AKrllE     NO. 6������6, F.  0. E.     :���������:       :���������:        :-:        :���������j  Meets in the Opera House 1st and  3rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. Worthy  President- B. ForcimmBr; Worthy  Secretary, C-. H^ Rummlngs.  LEDGER  Office  A  WONDERFUL  SOIL  FOR SM ALL     FRUITS    AND      BERRIISS.  The Canadian; Pacific Company will   adopt   a lilncral   land   policy,   and  thb     1,500,000 acres controlled      by    theni will be disposed of on rcason-  61c  tonus  to actual settlers.  Government lands can  be secured   and      money can be 'made by   those  who desire a new home in  a country  possessing the  BE5T CLIMATE  In the World  lie  Notice.  Attention is called to the   fact that tie  THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmith, 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 co������l mining    district;     aheautiful Harhor,  where hundreds of great colliers come in  each year.  LADYSMITH  1st    Avenue  IT IS THE  JUNCTION OF  THE      LINE     FROM    VICTORIA   TO  VANCOUVER, and will continue to   grow ie Importance as  the Island is  developed.  Subscribe for and read THE  DAILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH, 13. C.  Ogilvie   Flour rtills"Co.,   Limited  makers  of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD    FLOUR,     have for some time  past been producing flour in a   vastly   improTed and  ������urifl������d  for������  by the aid of ELECTRICITY  and having secured control  of   all tho basic patents relating thereto, talve  this opportunity of advising  the  public that any ans-uth-  omed users of the electrieal    fiour purifying processes -will be pre-  secuted.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company Limited  are +2ie    only    millers in (Saaada wiius*     Flour  M is purified by the" eloctrio procons  I ><'.   .  THE   DAILY   LEDGER  V.  .1  SJP^TTyS  "The    Canadian  Girl,"  Leiser & Co..s, Ltd.  Simon  Geo   Fletcher,  oi Nanaimo,   was  in  ilhc city tin's morning.  ���������:o'���������  -Mayor  Coburn,  went down to  Vic-  .iona on the morning's tmin.  Dr. R. 13. Jner returned this morning /rom Naruumo, where lie spent  yesterday.  n    Saturday     Constable  Callendar  ordered  out of     twon a colored women ivhoin lie had reason to suspect  was visiting  the   ,city   for  no good',  jnirpose. '  fiU!f������-?il Q' -iff  AT THE   ABBOTSFORD.  J. J.  Thompson, Vancouver.  Mr.   ami Mrs.   Greaves,  Duncans.  0.. Erb, Chcniaimrs.  11. Ohadwick,  Nuimimio.,  J. 11. Frariclc,   Victoria.  Considering  the short notice given,  tire members   of the City Band have  reason  to led  satisfied       with     tho  attendance at their dance on  Saturday evening last.   Those present appeared to enjoy themselves thoroughly,   in   fact  there , was no cause for  -their do ng  otherwise  for the  music  Was first rale,   the floor in excellent'  condition    ror dancing,  ami  iast  ]n,t  not     least the  on e.  Steel  <&  VEMTILftTED  OVEfil  /       The  health   of  a  family depends greatly  upon the hygienic nature  of the cooking.  The oven in the Kootenay Range js ventilated,  and every dish baked in it is entirely free from  the effects of pent-up cooking gases. *  A perfectly ventilated oven is one of the most  important features of a range, and yet it is given  very little attention by most makers, and none  whatever in most of the cheaply gotten-up ranges  now offered to the public  Sold by all enterprising dealers.   Booklet free.  SPECIALS���������  8 doz BLOUSES in L-nsties  Fancy Blousing-Fre-ick Flan-  nel-Delaine-Ali Shades Etc,���������  Regular $2.50 to $3.50    f  :$i.5o  London,  Toroisto,        Montreal, Winnipeg,  St. John, N. B.  Vancouver  SrSZtQOT  2 doz. BLOUSES -" Fancy  Flannelette-Nicely Trimmed  Special 65c.  2 more cases of those Worn-  ens' Dong Lace SHOES-Ex-  tended ^Sole-That we are Selling out at  Special $2.00  $50���������Per acre for 5-acrc blocks 1 i*i!e  !    from City. ���������   -,  i '   $375���������Cash secures a fine reelde-aca iu  '    the choicest part of the city. Owl*  I    $241  more to  pay  lit  the rate af  $12 per  month.  Owner  has in-rested     over    $C0#  in   irnprovwucata.  Water laid  on.  Fine garden.  '     1 > 1 . I      w ���������  I I.  $280���������Cash    and   $408 ���������* mortgage  ,    buys two lots each  60x120 only a  j    few yards   from  post-office.     Fi������������  I    investment.  $500���������Cash and  ualancw oa time l������uys  i   twe first-class ���������  stores ia business  !   portion of city.  For Rent-  !   enua.  -A nice store on Krat Av-  Another 200 pair of BOY'S  PANTS-the Cast Iron Kiud-  With Big Patch  .   Special 50c.  For Rent���������A nice two-rootnei stare  CHILDREN'S READY-  TO-WEAR HATS-Going out  at  Special $1.00  For     Rent���������Nice two-roomed  cabfa  near statioa.  Deeds,   Wills,    Mortgages,  Contracts  and  Agreements Drawn.  BRAIN,  with   flie  ������2,000  FOR  "Dai-as,''   the  man  with   the  won-  company  was a jolly   'lerM   lno,n^y'  ^i���������* "f^'  f0" .^Uework  J    -   I twelve  months   at  ihe   Palace  ____        ��������� j'tre,   lias  sold  h s  brain  for  jl-Ie had  intended,   ac onling to an in- evcntt*ul ]jfc aftcr leaving  school.  To  this must be added music.   For here,  as  in   Spain  ami   other ��������� Latin  countries, irnost   women of the  upper and  classics   receive   an   excellent  In' the  Mexican schools the girl is'  taiiglvt many ^tilings in  the way    of  needlework,     painting,     embroidery,  lace^ thea- J drawing and designing and these lat-  ir  .���������3,000.  '|er servc to fill in   he/r  peaceful, ,on-  ��������� EVENTS TO TAKE PLACE i  DURiNO THE WEEK  Tbcre will be plenty doing in Laid} smith during the present week.  This evening there wilt i;c a Socialise, meeting <n the Opera House. Tomorrow night the Presbyterians give  a social jn their church. Cii Wednesday there will be'the fortnightly  dance in connection with thc Excelsior Club, ���������while on Saturday thc  Grand Benefit Concert (o be given  under the auspices of the Football  CIul) and which promises to be thc  event of the season, will tnlcc place.  1cr\iewcr,  to bcfl.ue.ilh his head     to  King;s College,  London,   but a syndicate of brain   specialists  in  the  United States offered him a sum of &2-  Jt  is  rather  a comical  idea        of  some Nanaimo people to be agency-  000 -tlown for ' the right of inspection  after  death.  "The'    doctors carefully examined  my  bead,"      suys   "Datas,"   "before  they ��������� agreed to buy.   They tapped it,  witji instruments, and tested it with  X rays.   They  tried' my  memory in  all  sorts of ways, ,and at last came  to the conclusion that my brain must  weigh at least  70  ounces.   The  heaviest   brain   ever   weighed,  that      of  Cuhior,   the" French   naturalist,   was  middle  musical  education.  I    In   their  homes   and  in   tlisir   own  way   t lie Mexican  women  are        delightful entertainers,  and  their knowledge of music aids   not a little     to  their  entertainment.   o-^   TO SAVE "OLD IRONSIDES-  BOY'S SUIT PRICES are  interesting-We are ���������;Clearing  out everthing in BOY'S CLOTHING at about one third less  than the already low price  Walters &  Akenhead  J. STEWART  Conveyancing    ���������%������,     Notary Habile  Phone, S. '    >  '  P. O. BOX 268  HAY, GRAIN and  | fARM PRODUOf  Orders  will ��������� be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the low-  jest possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, on th*  Esplanadi.  James       Warnock  only 01 ounces. The arrangement is  .ed because a report published In the t,la'1' w,lcn I die/the doctors shall cx-  ���������Frc-e Press says 'fthey Irlirew aside llIlllilt>- my head, and that afterward  their dignity and flirted with ne- ' it oha.ii. he returned to tho colIin. Thc  groes, etc." The parties ask the nominal purchaser was Dr. Carlcinaii  Herald to deny the report, .which it Sicon, of East 5Gth street, New  floes in a goort-nature<l way, and now VL)r'v'- I have undertaken to rcpoit  ���������the  people' who masked- and   went t.  Scleral bundled school children met  on Long Meadow, Prospect Park recently ar.������im  lepailinent     of parks,   and  formerly j |rom  alI  oVcl-.1:|10  United' States,  or  that  thc school  children  of  LiiooMyn  a stand'elected by the 'contiibut.ioii.s  lhc national legislature to appropriate a sum snllicient to place the Const; tution iu ship-shape condition.  ���������if il is> ���������icw-ary,  under condemnation prccecuiiigs, .to se'i it at auction  the   resolutions   ask  that   the  President   appoint _a treasurer   to   receive  ironi     school children  a ball to  make merry  no doubt  feci  better.  It   is generally" supposed that  people go' to masked balls to act the  part they assume, and'help to make  the   masquerade   an  assemblage       of  merrymakers.    Thc Nanaimo parties  who were- agrieved  take life too .seriously. - - - -  'A letter signed Fourth Avenue'was  received, at this office this afternoon  too iate for publication in this | issue.     If will appear  tomorrow.  ������������������ ,  i.,i '  -M-ARiNEv  S.S.  Amur  is "expected in  this afternoon for coal,  t  ������   ������  ������  S.S. Flyer 'and-scow"-and .thc tug  Sadie, were  in  port' this  morning for  can ocs  of  coal.  ���������A Vancoiner paper says: There arc  now two deputy shipping masters in  Vancouver.    Heretofore   Barney  Mar-  my    state     of  health  to him  every  week.    I amnowi30, and  the specialists     assured me Unit 1 cannot live  beyond     3:5.    Cheery prospect, is it  rrot?   But  then,   doctors   have     been  -wrong before today.'''  j    "Datas,"  it  may   be   recalled,   was  a newsboy   on      thc streets  of    Lon-  rdoh,   and  then  a stoker  at the  Crys-  ! tal  Palace gasworks.   His  wonderful j lloossen  powers of   memory   were discovered  ;four  years   ago,  and developed     for  Entertainment  purposes.    He knows  every date in Haydn's Dictionary and  his name is J.  A. Bottle.���������Ex-change.   o   nijiiionaiiyied  congress   to   save   '-Old  Ironsides"   or   gr.e  the  public  school  children of Brooklyn a-chance to buy  the historic fngatc\ Constitution.   At  'the m^ss meeting nearly every school  "in   the city   was represented.  I    F. "10.   Soulhaid  called  the meeting  ���������to order, and Richard'Ellsworth  Was  ! made     chairman.      James Matthews,  1 chairman of   thc ciUv.en's  cr^rmittee,  Iwnich 'is  trying to get Old Ironsides  'for Brooklyn, or at least to  prevent  'it from     falling     to   pieces  'short,  interesting  speech,   and   llobt-  MEXICAN  WOMEN   AT  HOME.  Not many years ago when a .Mexican woman went shopping, she remained in her carriage in the street  and sent.her servant into thc store  to call one of the clerks to wait/on  her. He came out and received her  orders and brought; the goods for  her examination.    This  id'ea has been  madm a  1 llobt-  of the Commercial High  School, , presented- the resolutions  .drawn up by the commit toe appointed  for that purpose at a meeting of thc  school children at the Eagle infirm,  lion bureau last Wedresday afternoon.  tin has been the only  authorized  dc-   ^'^   ������������<l  for over  a century  audit  is      still  far  from  being  completely  put.., but now Horace Sims has been  cret.tcd in office, and hc is prepared  to enter info business, the supplying  of sailors to ships in competition  w'idh Martin. Possibly trouble may  reVult .between the -rival shipping mas  ters in the course of time, but in  any event Vancouver mercantile interests will henceforth not suffer by  sail-vessels going to Port Townscnd  to ship their crews arid take on supplies.  Ejfore     '.he advent of Martin into  thc   business   (f  s������Mi|.l>M'g   sailors,   a  year and  a'half ago.,  all  vessels load  ed at this  port  went to Port Town-  send to get crews and   take  on. sup-  pJic:: for sea voyages.    If Martin did  nothing else, he  put a stop to  practice'and  rctaiiml. tlv? trade  the -ships   to   Vancouver,  and  buried in some parts  of the irepubhe.  1   Thc Mexican   woman   is naturally a  home lo\er.    Phc  has  no clubs    _to  take  her away  from home,  and   she  has      few    outside    interests.    E\en  ������bcn she is philantropically inclined,  which,she very often is, her  ideas of  life   tend     to  make her place      her  charitable contributions in  the hands  of  a. sister , superior  of  con\ents   or  directors    of  charitable   institutions  Young Mr   Rcessen made a  speech  thanking     Mr. Thomas D. Riicy. secretary     of tho    department of parks;  who came  out  to wd.come   the   children   in  the  name of thc Park  Com-  missioncr   Kennedy,   who  also   spoke  [thanking  Mr Matthews  and  the head  !of  the-'Eagle infarmation  bureau   for  their  interest in thc matter.  I      'lhc resolutions  adopted  will       be  i given to a Brooklyn congressman to  | be  presented  to congress.    They  ask  : congress   to save  the famous  frigate  ^institution from being  permitted to  go      to pieces at  her moorings      in  Charicslown Harbor, Mass.,  and urge  be given an opportunity to purchase  "Ci-d Ironsides" as atreasliie ship of  memcii'ics for Brooklyn alone-���������Brooklyn  Eagle.  ' ,        I   o  ~tiometV.fne lo i^enrn.  As Mr. Kuir<:<lgu sat down after having  elbowed his \v������y back from a between acts  trip, ho happened to seo some Japanese  students sitting farther in lront  "A great many .lupunt'so come over to  this country \o get civilized, don t they?1'  nc reiiiari.url "1 suppo&o it tuke������ them ������  good while to get u$ed to our ways "  ������������������I suppose go," said Miss Cayenne  ���������And i doii'tthmk those young men havb  been hero very   ^ong. '*  '��������� Wliyy  "I liavun t oven one of them climbiniji  p-er the i eopl" between him and t.l.e aihir  ���������j-.cr> line ti->- i-uiuirn went auun"--  WashniKtou Star  Ilia Cift t������   ICdilie.  Little Willie���������Papa, is it more blessed  to givo thriii to tviviNn?  Papa��������� Tt.:it ������ svli.it tho Bible tells us.  and the Bible must be right  Little Willie���������Then I ought to got o  credit mark lor giving Eddie Warner the  measles, ouglitn I lr���������(Jhi^.'igo Nows  the  middles  never    been  trajie  is   of,vo!^;idcra!:Jle   value  twelve mouths.  and   works  for U!;c   in the cause she f  has   at heart.  The Mexican  women  in  and   upper   classes' have  atlilefcic,  at  least  since   thc Spanish  conquest.    This,   of  course,   was  due  that;   to the secluded   life  they  led.-     I'.uf  of   thc women  of  the lower classes have  this-   ever  been stout and   muscular,       for  tiii   'much   work  of  a heavy   kind  has al-  \va\s been their lot.  I  PAINTING   AND VAPERHANGING-  Neatly and Artistically Done-  S,  ROEDDING-  Orders  Promptly   Executed  S  ^  ������  Jo.  \\��������� A.'HOWE, ofCHEMAINUS, has opened the MEAT-  MARKET lately    run by W. Ward, on Roberts street  WITH k FULLtfNE-OF FIRST CUSS MEATS  Pork arid Sausage a Specialty  A TRIAL SOLICITED  .��������� ' ,   -���������������������������'���������'��������� A.    HOWE  Pbpno 20        , V     :, .  .i.:"G.JjaUi-l Ll  Andrew Lang tells of an authoress bs  know who saw u novel sort of ghosts���������  namely, the diameters in her novels tih<!  wise saw ���������-me principal character of out'  of her novels Rliilo through the tlooi  straight up to her it wue about tJia #1sf  <tt ������ ittl'K������ doLi. "  How It Ort'slBBtcd.  The scone is laid on tho banks of tbe  Euphrates shortly after tlVs episode, in the  Garden of Eden The new world i-J still  fragrant wilh tho flush ol divinity, and  tho nightingale, roused I com her midnight  droiiiiis.^pours her melody through the exhilarating ail-  Suddenly from a neighboring cave there  nrose u clamor such as tho newborn world  has never belove heard  All the beasts of the field and thc forest,  were roused ami startled, and for inane  none had the eounvge to investigate the  causo of tlje outcry  Presently tho lioness turned to her  kjiouso and asked him if he would not investigate. At that time he was making  his record as tho bravest of all animals.  So, of course, ho could not refuse. liis'niK  from the bed of leaves, ho stalked out  through the night and disappeared, and.  still the dread crips reyouiul.Ml through tho  vibrant air. ���������'  Presently tho lion returned, and his  spouse, who was crouching.terror .stricken  in her lnlr, Inquired what it was M about  "Oh, "said tho lion naughtily] "it la  merely that eouplool human beings. They  uro raising Cain."  As everybody knows, Cain was the firstborn of the human family, and tho phrase  as spoken by the lion that night has come  echoing down the ages, and as yet we al  ways describe the worst noises by saying  that some ono Is raising Cain.���������.Now Vork  Journal       :   Tho Meaning: of n Yotn.  Government of the people, fur the people, by .the people, is called.deiinicir.ey A  republic which trusts In this tries to educate all the people so that tbe eoiiseieliee  and intelligence of the average man may  be equal to the diriution ul_ Ihe iilTnirs ol  thu state That is.-the decision is given  to the majority of the voters  It is not pretended I'.v intelligent persons  Unit this   majority necessarily knows hut-  tor thim any one man   or   any small com  pany of men what is the lies! pulley  But it must   l.f ��������� granted liy all   that tho  physical strength is with tho largest mini  hers     A republic, therefore, is almost cer  tain that all the people will obey Use laws  which tbe iniijurity of the voters  have do-'  tenntned on. and   Unit   they will obey th������  magistrates or oOicer.s whom the majority j WANTED���������Situation   as   general ser  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that tke n������-  dei'signcd-will apply at the ntxt'rtg-  ular. sitting ol the Licensing Bo*rt  for the transfer of the retail UqnM  license held by him for thu Portland  Hotel, located on lot 8, block i, lit  Avenue, City o! Ladysmith, t������ Jo������>  Gogo. ANGELO  TATJI.  Russell  SimpBoa, S������li������itor fer applicant.  Ladvsmith, B.  C, Oetobtr 4,  lt������8.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that I. the  undersigned, will apply at thc next  regular     sitting     ol'  the Licensing  Board     on     December 15th for the  transfer  of the  retail  liquor license  held  hy  me  for the Wheatshcaf hotel, located in Cedar District,    ��������� to  Enoch Saga,  of Nanaimo.  JAMES YATES,  Cedar District, Nov.' 7tb, 1905.  Rubber  It should be borne in mind that  every cold weakens the lunge, towers the vitality and prejares the  system for the more serious diseases, among which are the tw������  greatest destroyers of human life,  pneumonia aad consumption.  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has -won its great popularity by its I  promot cures of this most common |  ailment. It aids expectoration, re- ���������  lirves the lungs and opens the  secretions, effecting a speedy and  permanent cure. It counteract!  a������y tendency toward pneumonia.     '  a   Price 25c. Larle Size 50c.   ���������  Appointments may he mada at any  time for dental work at Dr. Dier'a  on High street at  The Cherry Riiband, S- R. Crocliet's  latest hook,     and.The Pn.ssing 0' tke  Hace,  by  D   W. Higgiiis, at Knilbt's  Uook Store.  7 d:^4&S;^  This is the.time to purchase your  Rubber Boots and Rain Coat. We  keep a stock of rubber goods ori hand  and guarantee qualityj good fit and  satisfaction in price.  MENS RUBBERS, LADIES' RUBBERS,  BOYS' RUBBERS, MISSES' RUBBERS, MENS  RAINCOATS, LADIES' RAINCOATS, MENS'  OUHBOOTS, LADIES' autfi BOOTS  We offer our stock of Umbrellas at  reduced prices.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  1  OATACRB *T  ���������HMHMnH  LADYSMITH  9BC  ���������W. G. Frase  #*  MerchantTailort  -   - j(is11 Avenue)      ���������       ' .  Fall Stock   on   hand. Call early and  get your choice   w  B5SJVS^SSSE3SSSS2?S23iSESS5SSErS!a  (Heating Stoves  Oor Stock U Now Complete in  HEATING STOVES  A large Variety to Choose From  PRICES   RIGHT  The Ladysinith Hardware Co., Ltd,  . vr^.v^^w lati-t           g  A TIMELY SUeGESTION  XM1S is  aM>roa*aiug and usually  you     are on thc lookout. for  some presents  tkat are appreciated,   ami  nothing  is  so  acceptable  as a nice ar<ii������le ia tha jewel!ry line,   of    which  wc  have  a good  variety.      Also, a very  large selection of FANCY GOODS, such as  Toilet Ssts, Manicure Sets, etc. etc.    Call and select anything you  migkt faacy aad wa will put  it aside until needed lor you.  Our Prices Are Very Low For tlie Bsst Quality  of Qood���������������  B.FORCIMriER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER, OPTICIAN g  Fir������t Avenue,    XXX      Ladysmith, gB. C |  Direct From France���������Tooth, shaving,  liair   and   clothes   brushes.A splendid  ���������issortincnt at  the Ladysinith   Phar-  iiacy.  lla\'e you seen those lovely collars  and    ladies'    waist helts  at  Simon  Leiser & Company's,  Ltd.?  The.(Social  to hc held  in thc Presbyterian   Church  on  Tuesday  evening-  will bo  one of the events of the season.   Some of   the Lest talent of Na-  jnaitno and Ladysinith  will take part  Stoves  .-if*"'  g&g.  Wearegmaking them 01 ths Newest    Pattern and Latest  Styles.  WE MALL KINBS OF FOUNDRY WORK  ���������ur Priaaa ara Reaaoaa.   hla  SEE OUR   NBW ST������VBS IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  and at Lsdysmilh Hardware[Company  LADYSfllTH   IRON & STOVE WORKS CO���������*LTD.  in the programme. Admission for adults 25 cents.    Children,  10 cents.  of Oho people have vhown.  Under univorsul sullni^'u you may not  have the vvisost decision, but you do hnvis,  and everybody knows you have tho. siilus*  decision. It is sale, that is, from tax  chances of rebellion by tho niiJiorni)'.-"  Harper's Round Tabi������.  v;l.nt in private family.  Haggart,  Esplanade.  Apply Mrs.  Xmas     Photos���������Have    them taken  Now!   .Studio open at Ladysmith until next   week.  TO POULTRY FARMERS  lOO-ACREFARM NEAR LADYSMITH  Five acr*������ cleared and cultivated, four roomed house  1ive Poultry Houses, 5oo Laying Hens, one Pi-.-ugh,  Clover Cutter, Axes, Hammer.?, Saws and Tools ...f.ev-  :r description, two Spray' Pumps, ^owclhox  Blasting Powder, Wire Netting: six feet high cov-\-5ng  3 yi acres. 2 i-2 Tons Hay, $20 worth New Laths  UIf!e, Shot Gun and two good Sail Boats  $450 Cash and $750 on riortgajje  J.STEWART,  P.O.Box 26*, Ladysmith Pdu

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