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The Ladysmith Daily Ledger Nov 25, 1905

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 ,-���������<***  ;.**������  ^  Ladysmith  . ���������",    \-r>'^ '  V   ' ", ,  ������ifi*������*������Na**=������er ���������} T-^ffiaaaswr.  V������L.2,  -1  m\' 23 19Ot.  SATURDAY,   NUN    23.   1905  PRICE FIVE   CKNTS  G*  GANG OF TIB  PJL1CE  Enter   Vancouver    Poiice  Station While Officers  Are on Duty  ���������rrrrtT--^?^-  THE LADYSMITH GROVL  or  ������������������o ���������  Thought, to  Be iPart of  Gang Now Working in  Terminal City  The vault of   the city  police    station  has   l.cen   cntpied   and  property  Officers for ^Ensuing Term  Were Installed on Wednesday iLast  wild hue m ih  i. innui  i  There Once [Existed in the  Valley a Great Mining  Town  By Acting Grand Master More Gold Was Produced  WatFon  Assisted   By  Brother Harris  Ihere in 2 Years Than in  4 in  Yukon  G. T. f. BUYS COAST  Orders for 7,000,000 Feet  Given to Vancouver  Mill  Worth loo,ooo ft Is Going  lo  Be  Shipped to  Northwest  JUDGE SCORES ULICUI  Wild  Horse Creek, in  Hast Ivootc-  World.  done ai..I so .-'.illfully 5m\0      the mai  raudeis   .!< ;^   their   work  that   while  there is  a si'.-.piciou  as  to the class  ot      thieves  implicated,  and   a guess  can  he made as to how Ihcy entered,  j   there     is no definite clue.   If       the  ch".ef of police is right irr his conjectures they are only part of a numerous  hand,    lie says     that while the  entrances   and   depredations   have not  been  reported   to him,   he is positive  rthat  many  private  residences      have  suffered from their work.   This is the  first time that he has had an  inkling  that     they     could get into Vaults.  Stone and metal constructions       of  this character have in  the past been  more 01   less tabooed by them.  Two  days ago  the thieves  entered  the  vault  111  the morning.    Presumably  all  lhe police,  plain clothes  well   as uniformed   men,   were       upstairs in com t  at  the     time.  They  may have been disappointed in     the  matter   of   finding  money, dint   they  had  the audacity before departing to  eat      Desk  Clerk  Crawioidjs   lunch,  At the  last - meeting  of'the  local  Grove  of Druids,   'held on Wednesday'   nay, attracts many  visitors..  n  ists to some  considerable  evlent   in  the memories  <<1 the past.  And Advices Their Arrest  and Prosecution by  the Grown  Says   Unfounded Charges  Must Be Stopped'Perjury  Was Committed  VANCOUVER DIRECT  TO NEW ZEALAND  Canabiari    Government   Grants  Contract to English Line for  Service on Pacitic  Extensive  orders  for railway build-j    Winnipeg,     \iov. 21���������Judge Penluc,  It has    tog material are being placed     with  stolen du-ir.g  the  time when olhcers  feVcning, Nov.  22nd,'the following of-.'n great  icputabon,  although this ex-   C0"-**L  "lIs ],V the contractors/for tho  have Ih'Oii   on duty   within  a few feet  ;nccrs for   the ensuing term   weic  in-   ��������� t    t    somc  c07isiderable\-vU'iil 111   ,C,ar,tl  Tlunk r,"-t:ific  ,*-"'1   <-he Ctina--  ofits    dour,       kojs   the   Vancouver    ^.^ ,)y  t;?c  A(iUnR  Qrand Master'/, '       J rinB    . ,,,������������������������������������, |"'an Northern, says )a \ ancouu-i  des-   "'" '"             "   '" patch.  dnui,       sa,\s   the   Vancouver    s|aIic(1 ,)y  ti?c  ActinR  Qrand Master  So  silently   was   the  work    j^r,;.   Watson,   assisted   by   Biother  Julm  Ilairis:  H10.  V.   "tturk,   N.A.  liiu.  .Lis.   Christie,  V.   A.  H10. Win.   Kafter, (Secretary.  Bro.   10.   Armstrong,  Treasurer.  Bro., Hobt.  Halter,  Conductor.       ,  Bro.  John   Andrews,   I.   Guardian.  Bro.  John   Millard,  O.  Guardian ,  Bio.  Win.   B.own,   f.N.A.   o   KABBI  AKKAIGNS  CUUHCII AND PRESS  Alontieal,   Nov.   2-1.���������The  Christian  chuich arm   the  Canadian  piews  were  denounced yesterday  try speakers     at  the Jewish mass meeting in the "M0ir  umeni     Notionaic To protest agamst still exist s,   there are  yet  the  thc  Russian  atrocities       Among   the  mams, ol a town, and some of  It  is hard   to reali/e thai   within a|    i��������� ai;, j,ctwccn seven and   eight mii-  -\cry limited  area  of its  narrow val-    ii<������i  fovl of lumber will bcicut,   here  ley'uioie was within (he memory   of   'u"'inK  the next couple of months cx-  ..���������. ,..<-. i      ��������� , cluiiveiv   lor railway  building in the  the living generation a great minim?    v.    ���������,    ',      ....      ,     .��������� "  iNoi (invest.     Thc   lumber   is  rna-iilv  town  with avast  population gather-   ;jr;(!gc.!HU;(ling "an<]  otllCr  hwy  lna'_  ed  from many iwts of the earth, and   tcnal.   It .s to  be shipped   hy ia.il   to  that out of a small stretch of gravel-   point.-?  in  the Northwest.    The enUn:  bod of thc creek there, was produced  | val"c of lhc orders received  amounts  ....    ^ 11 11     .<i    -to   tibout   flOOjOOO in round (inures,  within two yeais more gold than tbe . .. '      ' ,       , s -  , counting the aggregate at seven mil-  presiding  at    the Assr/.es,   expressed  his npmiorr on     ceit.un mattcis very  forcibly  this morning   when tho grand  Ottawa, Nov. 2-5.���������(Special)���������An  ordcM-ill-Council was' passed yesterday at a cabinet meeting granting a  contract to Uie Buck-mill S.S. Line  of London, Krigland, for a steamship service-on the Pacific between  Vancouver      and      Victoria and New  Jury  returned sis:     new   indictments ly.eai.ind.  for  allied   violation   of  thc   Eh d ions  '1 here will    e twelve sailings a year  Act,  the      offenses being said   tohuvc'oiie k'av 1  nc,   and   one   arriving   eveiy  been committed m thc last Dominion  two   months.   The boats  will   have a  election I  ���������    ,    f ,       , .  ���������, , ,  .speed of ten Knots an hour.  ��������� Nil  shall      never see the      end  -,l  Nciv     Zealand contributes the same  amount.  Yukon pioduced in twice that time  with "ail the talk of its fabulous rich  ness. _^^  Gold  is   yet being  produced     from  its placer ' beds;   a mining   population  retire  oeveiest critics     was Itabbi Abramo-, first  liihai jlantfc  and  early  pioneers  i'iOii , I cot. It is expected Loo, that  these a"-*e but the first of a number oi  orders that will be received by the  coast mills.  Of tl osc orders  the Canadian Pacific Lumber Company ot-Port Moody  litt.s obtained about four million feet,  ami that mill has now",' according to  wilz of thc McGill college avenue syn-' still linger among their first associa- |-^Ktfi-{''-'?iieTit nuulc tins jnoming      |y  as   agogue      Among other things hc Said  tions of this creek.  ���������'i'ne Christian church today stands ' The Wild lloise Creek flows into  upon its defence It must vindicate the Kootenay Kiver, on the south  its pos-lion or be held up to univcr- side of Port Steele, and about four  sal  scorn With what   irony  it is  nyles up was the commencement     of  prr.pogating its      ten-its'  Here we see the  early  placer diggings.   The  main  a ,-eacefui people,  industrious and so-  town,   which   once  had   a big popula-  whic-h  had   been  put  in the vault  for'ber      massacred and robbed of their  tion,     is on the north side of      the  safe keep^ig. very means     of subsistence     and the cu-uiV. There  is now a wagon  road up  The?*-   is  proof that  they   were in  'powermi  ChusUan  church looking- on  this   s de  of the creeik for  some  miles  tho vault tire night of a recent gam-  calmly and idly without lifting a'sin-  'ibis road leaves the main  trunk road  bling  raid,   when  in   the way  o,' bail  gle word 0f     protest.     The massai re  in  the Kootenay valley about half a  money and^ other cash the vault con-   cf C-hnstians m Armenia raised a un  mile     from     Fort Steele and turns  ta.iied   S.J,500.    This  they  either  did   iveisal shout of protest from  church  sharply up     thc creek,  which it fol-  not  fine!,  01   t.hoy were scared away    and pu'pit and     it looked for a  time lows across a timbered plain until   a  before   having   a chance  to   appropri-  as if Turkey was doomed to destine-  ridge  of  plains   running   at       right  ate  it.      The  theory  of   the chrcf of   tion.     Why   is  tbe woiHl silent now?  annios With the creek is reached, when  police is   that the  depredators  enfr-   It is because the unspeakable Russian   the; mad diverges to the left for   the   con"S  fro,n  thc -^Mhlle  West       as  ed by way of the air flue. The build  and not thc Turk is  involved?     No.    purpose   ofciossing   the'ridge at   an   ihc,, resuiL of g0O(l crops'  an(l      thc  ing is supplied   with a. fan in  the base It is because the     Jew, a mere   out   easier grade. '     ,jni',,lS sliil)P.ng forcrgn  aie vcr.y busy  Sccictary T. F. Paierspn,  enough orders alu-fid to keep busy for  the next  three i������r four months.  I    While logs in  the local market   arc  fairly  .scaice at   the present  time and  the    pi ice high,   the rales  that  will  govern    for  the  remainder  of       the  Wmter, says Mr.  Pat'erson, wrll large  ly licrprmi upon the wcalher.   11     the  weatlif-fc is  bad,  few logs   will       be  put in thc water, and \what. there are:  will   beheld  at  high  prices.    On the  Ouicc hand, if thc weather is fine logs  these Assures " exclaimed His Lonl-  slnp. ,-ii thc indictments arc similar  lo those winch have aiieady been  ceait wish. 1 thmk thc Grand Jury  fcb'iuid 'nave consulted nie before returning  so  many."  Serious charges  preferred  by women against men   which have Jrperr heard  at this session, and  which  proved   to  be unfounded,  were dealt  with       by  the  judge  in  a severe  manner.      The  Crown announced   that the case      of  Roman Bilc.iki, chained with indcccnU  assault  on   N'ena  Giegolinlu,   it  h jl  been    found  that no foice was   u,������>l,  and  that  whatever  took place     --as  practically  with   the consent   ol    Hie  woman.  Justice Perdue,   in dischaigmg  the  accused,  said that as- in thc Thomas  case, it seemed to be a weapon of offence and defence on thc part'of these,  Galician   women  to bring charges   against men whom they wished  to     injure.    He  thought it was thc duty ol  Uie  Crown  to  investigate cases   further,   as it was time  for arr   example  '0 '  Ca.iada  gives  '}.50,0'JU 'a year     and  Victoria,   Nov.   23.���������(Special)���������Re-  plyingWo a congratulatory, letter from  T.  XV.   Patterson  President  o[     the  Victoria Board  of Trade,  onthe completion  of the Canada Northern  line  to lOdmonton, D. W. Mann says it rs  his     hope  and ambition   that  some  time  in  the near luture his  line  will  leach its Pacific terminus.  SECRET NOT  YET  SOLVED  Rov Knobsenshue, the Toledo aero-  naut, who has recently made two  succe?.iful fights over New York City  peichej in a spider-web-like framework, the toual weight of which is  only  seven   pounds,  says- that  in   his 1 e-ssary  but to confine such a great arnjouivt of  given speed.  "I do not say that there is any  limit to the weight which can be lifted "into the air. What I do say is  that tons can be elevated if the ncc-  quantity of gas is supplied,  xv" ���������*.-!���������-.., 1 --..I   ,       .   ,    . "  1   '  JO   m"'ic of some oL u*c  women  vw uep.enlnul enough to keep m-.ce.sir |,hc  woman ,���������  thls  at "icasonable"  figu-n's.  GiiiciViiiy   the lumber trade is  vcrv  silent now?  annles w.Lh the creek is reached, when   Kv'0,1, "S'\yS Ul' Plltlerso"-   Oulc.-s ail  ment, the object of which is to draw  the foul air out of all parts of the  building. The architect, figuring 'on  the awful possibility that someone  Wight by accident be locked up in  the vault, provided it with a fresh  air shaft also. Through that way  the purloiners have found a way by  whicii they apparently can go uiul  come as   they   please.  The     robbers  arc supposed  to bo  long to   o..p family,   the thieving  operations   of  which   are  international  in   character    The  family  has  many  aliases.   In  Denmaik  i(   fs    recorded  as Muus,  in Russia as Mysky, Bohemia'as  Mys,   Scrvia  as Mish,  and in  other  European   countries   using San-  skrrt>   roots    as  Mushika,   from  the  root Mush���������to  steal.    Here  in   Vancouver   one of-the   depredators would  be called a mouse; if there were more  than one they  would  be called mice.  Mice in a vault in. which are stored  books   and  records,   not to  mention  lunches  and prisoners'  effects       that  are  of value,   is   bordering'close   on  an, architectural joke.  BRYAN WANTED A  J APANESE HEIRLOOM.  Japanese newspaper's received by the  steamer  Sliawmut  yesterday criticise  W.  J.  Bryan,, now visiting Japan, be  cause of his attempt  to purchase the  war-stool upon  which  Admiral Togo  sat when he attended  the Shinto cere  monial in  Uyeno park at Tokio       t0  celebrate  the naval  triumph..       The  stool,    which was- used for a,similar  purpose for centuries, since IOO7, has  been handed down in , the. Ogasawara  fannily 0f Shinto priests, which family   alone  has   authority   to  conduct  such ceremonials.  As    told   by    vernacular   Japanese  newspapers,   W.  J.  Bryan  werrt  from  Yokohama  to attend   a ceremony   and  asked  to  ho permitted to sit upon a  seat of such    good omen.   No ���������objection, was made.     But;, so the    story  runs Bryan  then tried   to purchase the  heirloom.   As it had sanctity in Japanese    eyes,   there   was  indignation.  The owners replied indignantly     the  war-stool was not for sale.   The-Jill- Shimpo says the chair was finally  handed over to .Mr. Bryan at hisjear-,  nest request after a family consultation of thc     Ogasawaras.    Learning  after   leaving   Tokio  of the  cast, living on, sufferance, istlie victim During'the many years operations  ���������'Everyone here wui remember th-_- have heoji cariii.l on at Wild Horse  capture of iYJss Stone by brigands, d'cek jnar.y million dollars h;,\c l.cen  and how every newspaper .n Canada taken out i)V Uvj vairous companies  and the ,United States rose up ul and uidiwduai workers, but between  amis at the action of Turkey. Now the two tributary creeks Fisher  it is not one woman but hundreds of Creek o������i the south side and Brcwciv  thousands who aie involved and not Creek on the north side was the rich-  one  paper   in Montreal   has   had   the    est ground on  the creek. -'  ^ .au- present time all the nulls -are  Wofkiusr full time ail,! some of them  over Lime according to reports received ui the city from outside manufacturing concerns.  NLSON* NIOWS NOTES.  Nelson,   Nov.  2-1 .���������Manager  George  Raiifeorrr    of   the   well  known Payne  common humainty  to protest against [   A   moot question is miuch discussed   mine> wir10 Passed  through Nelson to-  ay  to-Denver  and  Ioia,  recent   developments  on   that    property.    He  reports       a  ���������  j     ���������   1    *������������������������    -  ' -   m"'..">wu   'o   iiiiu^.11   ui.-scusscci '       ���������   ,.������..-..  lassacrcs     or to appeal for re- whether the Wild Norse Crock did not   c''lJ'  on  ilis  ,,va3  They   have certainly   piintcd at     one.  Lime nin  around  the upper    iia Phased  wilh  the  lief  accounts      ot thc  out 1 ages,   but  they side of this  mountain   nnd   (hscharfo  wcr'      printed foi   a commercial pur- its   waters   into   the  Ivootcnav      or  pose as an item of news      The press whether  the Shingle Creek   didnot or-  ui     Canada     have ceased to echo m igrnally     flow around ihe upper .side  Canada  the cause  of humanity.      We and     discharge its waters ..nto Wild  I lol.-in   CrnpU    lur   iu.,,.   ,.f  r.-:..i  lorce of 25 men employed,  taking out  fivi.', t<Ms   oi ore daily���������three  os   zinc       a-*''1 two or leud     One hundred      ami  We and discharge its waters ,11(0 Wild folt,y 'tons ol ]vM[ 0l'c wpl*c shipped  have learned that wc can only ob-^foi.-.'c Creek hy way of Fisliei Crock. uX^'c v''0(:k* to the Hall Alines smelter,  tain tolerance and justice by our At all events, it is agreed that Pish- 'UUt lircic afc HO Ions more ready for  own     action Thc time has come e,i  Creek, must, at onetime have had  !'s"d*nn.i.t.   The zinc ore is beinLr   dis-  whei. we must cease to be submissive a connection with Wild Horse Greek li0St"cl o[ lo c de S. Batchellor or  . we must be aggressive." Two thous and, been one of the channels through ' ���������sPo-l--ar.e, the well known zinc buver  ind five hundred persons attended the which the gold came. Consequently for ,l1ic [3uo^o Works. The ore is'be-  meeting and $2,000 was ��������� subscribed..-    considerable prospecting work      has   1, ���������_ . ���������: been  done on  the opposite side of the  -   A ROMANCE  OF  THE ,     , mountain in search of hidden channels  ''���������'.������������������' .:     :     PEERAGE. to     discover placer  ground.   Shafts  A cause celobpe.of deep and roman-  halve been sunk and gravcl struck wc.th  tic, interest, popularly 1-Miown  as  thc  Carlingford  case,  but disguised    , as  Swifte ,v������.  Svviftc, was opened in No  vemhcrlst,   after  apparently   interminable delays,  in  the Chancery. Division ot the High  Court, Dublin,  Ireland.. '" ' /  The dramatic persone in this-    romance of real  life are:  George Godwin  Baker Swifte  (plaintiff-)   alleged . laiwful soir  and  one  of the next of., kin of G. M.  P.  Swifte,  commonly  known       as  Lord Carlingford,, by his      first  wife,   Jarre  Annie  Hopkins.  Mary J.  Swifte (nee Clarke),       thc  first   defendant,  widow   (second  wife),   and   adimiuislrata-ix       of  the late Lord Carlingford.  C.  B. M.    Swifte,  the second defendant,   a younger son or   lhe   deceased Lord  Caelingl'ord  by his  marriage with the defendant.  Lord  Carlingford  died   in -181M,   intestate,  possessed of considerable pro  perty, which his widow claimed,     alleging  that her   husband's  first   marriage with  a Miss   Hopkins,���������'the   mother of  the plaintiff,  was invalid, he  having at  that  time gone  through  a  form of  marriage with an-  Austrian  baroness.    The validity  of this    .is-  trian  alliance "is ' disputed on  behalf  special  character of  the chair, Mr. Bryan re-  "f lhe plaintiff  turned it to the mayor of Tokio wiljj | At the time administration vas  a letter explaining that he had no granted to the widow the plaintiff  idea o! the stool's .exceptional  value.  |Was serving as a midshipman in the  to thc Ogasawara family, and under  the circumstances could not think of  retaining it. One Tokio paper: says  Mr. Bryan secured n common chair  upon which Admiral Togo sat, from  a restauranter of Uyeno park.  East Indies. lie returned to Ireland  iir 18(55, and found his stepmother  and a numibcr of her relatives living  at his   father's  place,   Swifte Heath,  a considerable amount of gold.  The gold of the creek must, have  come, from somewhere, and the mystery to find out is that ''Somewhere"  Tfc is to I.c- hoped that those promising ledges, when development work  has been done, will disclose some' of  those sources- of hidden wealth th-it  supplied Lhc gravef-teds and banks of  the-streams w.'th such  of placer WiN..  rich  deposits  CONNKTICCT  SCHOOL  MA'AM  'he  fVinneticuf      si-lioolina'ain   is   -i  numerous     article,  tcrtairring  ing obtained from the; fifth level of  the mine,..where its presence was not  previously suspected, that particular  aclit having been ,turned down by two  engineers. Yet a four-foot vein was  discovered in thc hanging wall yielding 40 ounces of silver. In another  part of the same level a fou������inch vein-  has been located, 'running 200 ounces  of silver to, the ton.  Effui-Ls are being made Lo resuscitate the Nelson Tribune, which daily  paper came to an end last week. So  far these efforts have proved fruitless  A-'!or passage through courts it is  probable that .Nelson, will again be  enlivened by its evening paper, especially as it is freely slated that John  Houston, still non  0.1&C had dei'b-  eraicly committed perjury  at a prelim  mary    investigation,  and thc Crown  could esLrwx'rsh that fact by the evidence of a sufficient number of -witries  SOS,  it was the duty of tho Crown to  take it up.   Tt was-the only way      t0  teach these people to respect   the oath  nnd not to make use or such charges  as rape and     indecent  assault where  they wished to injure a man or to jus  Gfy their own conduct.  Air. Patterson sard the wholc matter would receive the careful congelation of the Crown.  and  i.nally  mayor       of  -She's always en-   N<''s<"*'i  and   actually   its  re-prcsenta-  xomclinics   handsome. ,tiVft in i,!ie  Provincial legislature, has  She's vivacious,  iiitHligci,!,, alert and ! ma<!������'- a raisc at  C'nl-lfields,   Nevada,  is capable ���������f supplying  her .share    (,f.ar"' mav be expected here on Decern-  '"���������y  l;'< wncn.''ifc is given out-, he will  satisfy all outstajrding. indebtedness.  but she  (Continued on Page Four.)  "������   conversation. she's   generally  cliccn'ui.     usually  crvates  a sunshinv  nlinosphere.   and   ordinarily   is   (l(iui,;.  P������'   with  a helprul   smile.       As '    a  i"* slic-s underpaid and   tl.inlc������ shc%  overworUd. if  shc  ,m,,s  (.,.|I|.|lnM  and   uiHltrsliiinlK   thenr   sln-s  a   queer  and  her sway     becomes  a l)Pnevolcn^'.(,Jl,c,,   U,u  despotism.      At  her best she's ���������   be  nign   iiilluenc-o-al.   her  worst  never is at her worst  The school ma'am is one of Connet-  icufs most useful products. The  work which she docs is important,  vital. far-reaching. Tha��������� hers no  mission is greater except that of thc  mother. She      has more  than   her  founta or perplexities, but somehow ur  other  she manages   to  enlarge    fro-ni.  them,   usually   with  a smile. She  gets  more criticism than shc  deserves and  loss   praise      than  She stands for something, accomplishes something, amounts to something.     Hartford  Courant.  ���������p'OUNl) 1ND1AL RELICS.  Kc-iowna. -A. u. Knox unearthed a  skull at what. is known as Knott's  HI11IT a few days ago, and ^communi-  fai-l to Sam Long, while  out surveying at that place last Saturday. Mr. Long got interested in  the curious find and went to the, spot  intent on thoroughly investigating  the matter. He was  rewarded by'  finding a piece of elk horn about eight  inches mug with a smai! hole in the  centra, and having- several carved  marks near one end. It is a well  tiuwn fact that, tins p.'ace was thc  watch tower or the ancient inhabitants of (,l,o Okanogan Vui'ey. and  niany a battle ��������� no doubt has ^cen  slie.s entitled to. fought at this spot. Corroborative  of this fact,     a great number  of ar-  APPLKS      IN   NIlW BRUNSWICK  Si    Joiui      Sinr-Wahm   /he  yeais  you wrll sec N0va Scotian apples so  driven  out of the  St,   John market  U'al  it  will  not  puna lhc packers rn  thatp tovince to send any over heie"  nut. is tho     s-atement made by  one  01   the     leading 11,ut deaieis hen- ie-  ccrrtly.    He gave as  one leasou   fortius  Lhc fact mat incw Prunswiek can  g'ow      ai..jii-.������.  which aie .us good ami  in      some     cases better than 1 those  .urc.vwi.ri  Nova      Scotia.     The  people  1'Cic  are     just  bcg.nnuig   to   i'md   out  how ��������� \VoH:-iuLij.ti.-ci'  i his country  is  to  fruit  raising,  and   the    ���������experiments  which have  been  going on during   the  lust, four or five years have  been so  successful  that the fruit, 'growing ac-  erage is  being     greatly increased every ..year.   .'.'������������������.  In the river counties particularly  this is the case Kings, Queens and  Sunbury. and to a lesser extent St.  John and York arc now one of the  important factors in the apple business. The farmers are learning what'  are thc best combinations i'or grafting, and it is found that even the  finest class of apples can be grown,  equalling in development and flavor  iin.se from Nova Scotia and Ontario,  'lire early apple ai.e the onc piy,-  dfccd in largest quantities, is the  Duchess of Oldenburg or thc New  Brunswick apple, for they are practically the .same. This is well Known  ami has been fur many years. Then  ;iui(ii:g the ran apples, thc J-\fiu-ust-,  A'u-x.julei Wii!n\\ Branch and Non It  Star are coming into prominence, along with the Gravenstein. This latter as grown along the river is said  to he equal to those produced anywhere, irr size and flavor. i'or winter keeping there are l*uld\v.ns. Ben  Pavis, Pippins and Spys. along with  Russets nnd others,  and t-lK:v arc ail  opinion "Lhe idea that some daymen  of wealth may glide through the upper air, icc'.iniiig at ease iniuxuriant-  ly-fitLcd airships  or .aeroplanes,      as  I hey    now     do  on eaith in      their  touring  automobiles,   is,   I frmly  believe,   pine  cliimeiic.il  "Aeriai  navigation,"  he  says,   "is  perfectly  feasible.    But  that  airships  will  ever   be made  in  which  passengers or freight can be transported is  not  probable, in my opin on, /and     I  gas necessitates a large envelope or  balloon, and herre are we confronted  with the original problem of resistance of the air. ' ',  "To my mind, the man who seeks  to devise a ship to carry passengers  or freight through the air. will find  himself confronted with one complication after another.  "To  be perfectly frank,   my \ ship  was designed  merely to give exhibi-  inake  fchis  statement only after years I turns   but I thought in my work     1  of experience with the best known  methods ot traveling through the  air     and after fchc most exhaustive  study of the science oi aerial navigation.  '���������One of the chief obstacles to the  fnrthei development ��������� of the science is  lifting any  given  weight  into       the  might run across some new thought  or idea that would point me to the  long-dreamed-of solution of the problem of free and unrestricted navigation of the air. Many, people .cling to  the idea that .the aeroplane <is the cor  rct-t principal upon which to work to-  wuiil a rsaltzatron of  the dream     of  air.    Anothei serious  difficulty is .the J safely  sarlrng the air.    Years ago 1  inefficient   motive jiov.er thus  far de-   experimented   thoroughly  with what  covered   for   use   in   propellang      air-  Iwhat is known as the Lrliienthal type  ships.    A thud element which will de-   ot     aeroplane, and later I tried  the  ter  peo;leiiom  entering the field   of 'type used by Octave Chanutc of Chi-  aerral  navigation  rn large numbers is Jcago.   Those familiar with the histo-  thc  extreme  hazard  of thc business.   I ry of the experiments in aerial navi-  Thc weight of the an is  the    most  'gation  will know that  these types ol  important     consideration in building  ��������� aeroplanes      reprcsem     the   highest  an anship.    v;,  VWgh.s 72 pounds-per ' stage     of development in that direc-  1,001)  cubic  led,   nppioximalely,      at'tion.   My work with the Lillienthal  the sea  led   and  exerts a-pressure  '.and Chanutc aeroplanes satisfied  me  on    all      objeeis   or   13  pounds  per    ^at such a means of rising into  the  square   .uch.     Now,     hydiogen  gas    ail was entirely hazardous,  weighs sjven pounds pci   1,000 cubic  i   "Aenal .navigation has certain phy-  r'cei, so we have R7, pounds per  1,000   slCal discomfoits attached to it.   The  cubit   feet-as our buoyant o.r sustain-   w^ ol these is the swelling of the  ing povver:     ". . tongue ���������.. and ���������. the .parching of     -the  '���������We must devise an: envelope      of   .throat caused by the rarity of    , the  very light, fabbic to contain the     hy-   air at such lofty altitudes.   My hear-  drogerr .gas,  ami oi'ed  silk has been    ing also becomes effected  because my  found  to be the best, material        for    eardrums close up,  but I can secure  this purpose,.as bping sufficiently, thin   relief from this to some extent     by  and yet      gas-proof.   Having figured ' yawniiig.       Getting    away from the  the   amount  oi" lifting   power   reqjuir-   pressure o-f air. close to.the-earth, to  ed,. we estimate the quantity of "bjouy- ��������� which  our bodies and organs are ac-  ant gas needeij.. ami then compute the' customed,, we     become distressed as  size   of ihe  gas   envelope - dr  balloon.   wC asceai higher and higher.   I have  Next   we must consider ���������.the 'resistance   never noticed,     however, that      my  or     tin-air caused by   the ba-Hodn oi  .breathing is  seriously  affected while  the sizi-  contemplated, .and  fi\mi   this.'1 am a������o'ft.  wc can readily figure-out ;thc    povver  ���������rcqiiiiTd   t-o propel the airship at     a  'On my second flight my .suffering  (Continued on Page Four.)  LB BENEFIT CONCERT  THIS EVENING  Tickets   for the benefit concert this 'radc'   The   object   of   this   evening's  ever.;rig- arc      reported   to   be selling  '8ntc.r|iinnient  is   hcarlfly   eommend-  I'as!,   and there   will,   in ail   probabili-! , ,   , ��������� ,   ,   ���������HI,   t_    1,0  ,,.    . ,      ���������     1,, ,v ���������        cent v   recovered   his   health  to    be  fy,  no. a crowded house this  c.-u-rung. ; -  The   cause-of  the concert,   as    was  1"'"'l>������1   that  in  thc course of a . very  pre.lici-e.1.   is calling forth the gener-   short  time Mr.   Kerr  will have stuTi-  ous supjiort, of the public, and thc  efforts of the football club will without doubt be well rewarded. The  illness  of  Mr.  Kerr has  been a long  good. j  The     Sun's     informant volunteered ���������,ono'   ar,<1      {i is   Phasing   to ��������� record  the  information   lhat   he had   in  some      hundreds  of      barrels  of  New  E'runswiek apples, but bad none. from  Nova Scotia. He added that his c-.us-  ���������'oiiu-i-s were beconiina sotii'cd or bu ,v  ing Irash from Nova Scotia and rely on the honest pockine; ������f \T.-. v  Krusnwick men���������who have not- lieen  at   it  long enough  to know   all    the  ciontly rerovered his health to      be  again   playing   football   for  the    club  of whicii he is   a member.  The     excellence of the programme;  the concest committee  health,  arrd it  is at this  time   that  jwould   in itself be great  enough_ at-  ������' ',"hat    vvUi   ������c Riven  u-'aTtfoT'to^iraw  a"crovvdT   It  has  already been published and it is generally   known that  everything  on  it  stocrl". {tliat   he is   now   rapidly   improving in   prepared by  the financial   lie  will doubtless  prove   most;  welcome.  The   nu-m.bcrs      or   the   football   club   1  are   to bit- commended   for   the if work  or   the benefit   of  their   young    com.  lodges���������that   he      would  not  be  stir  rowheads. have  been  found   in  this vi- jiriscd  if Nova     Scotian apples  wc-ro l.iing'iur. four  cinity,    .  ' j driven out  oi  the market.      Ontario barrel.  J Spys or course,  will always he asked  f-)i       These arc now on sale and are  will be excellent. Mr. Ralph Smith,  M.P., has kindly consented to occupy  the chair.  dollars and a half per  :    '     ti    i-ULl  -C���������  Birth���������Mrs. T.  Jones,  of Camp "*.,  of a son,  __... | 1 WnsaiKWeajiM-ijj;*&&=&w--t"l������������ "ijsiSfSrjHoC-^iC;  PM  mggmgi  DAILY LBDGHR  iijw ���������nr^niTirff' rimawim>^-^^ff-  THE BAiLY LEDGfR  <  Publisned   every day except Sunday.  BY     ���������  THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION  "?RICE  50  cents  a.  month;    Jo  per  year   in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  SATURDAY,   NON   25  1905  MAKE   YOURSELF  KNOWN.  DAYIP SPENCER      %  (Naeiaimo) Ltd.  Seething Doing on Saturday  (NANAIMO MADE)  $3.00 Miners'''; Shoes for $200  ~ Sizes 5 to 10  How professional  men make       ac-    ^_  mmi^airce1_cjiii_be_ illustrated  by^J������3 ,Vc ])lirciuse(l lhe cnUre stock yf Nanaimo Factory  "Mining   Shoes  story oi two men whom 1 know, one   -^    ^ ^ ^.^ jQ^_ ^^  which  allows us  to mate the extraordinary  of  them,   a den-List,   had   a practical  father, who taught him bow good an  investment good clothes  and     many  friends might   be. ' This doctor  lived  for many years at leading hotels and  at evening" mingled socially with the  guests.    There was  never  a plcasant-  er man than he at these leisure times,  nor  a man  of  better appearance,  although during  the early   years     he  was constantly in debt to his father,  and   in all this    social  life he  never  mentioned his profession or his  work  unless such  personal  talk came naturally   into   the convcisation.    Each  year he went t0 Europe and dined at  ��������� he captain's table, .always in immaculate  evening clothes.  Sometimes he  went and returned by the   same ship  for there was little to gain by laying   abroad. '    Everybody liked him,  and  today he has- an immense  practice,   a considerable  proportion        of  which lie admits frankly can be i raxed     to   his sloaniBhip acquaintance.  Out: day a year ago he met a lawyer  of about his own  age and  degree   0i  success at their club. ������  "I'm going-alpoad Saturday,'.' cr.id  the lawyer.  "Ccme along," hc added,  hah' in jest.   The doctor hesitated for  a moment   in  thought.   "All  right,"*  he'said.  '-"What boat?-'   The lawyer-  told  him and then  asked with  oot e  surprise how he could manage to get  away on such short notice, and ii he  ���������had inlpndcd to take his vacation at  that time.  "I've    been over  eighteen  times."  said the doctor, with a genial smite,  "arrd  for the same reason  that   you  have gone and are going.    We'll work  ,thc boat together,  you and I."  1 oiler.   These have always been classed as first class shoes, in fact  .have proved to-hcv the superior of all others.      Tho regular wholesale price was  $225,  the retail price   was $2.75  and   $300-.      Our  "UaPiice���������Sale starts \ |  5a������  Z%s>  as  laturday, per Pair $2.00  IU!Y  ONE. TWO,  OR THREE PAIRS.  YOU'LL SAVE  MONEY.  ora Beings on Saturday  K**7������Z5UlM*������������Ka  & -~r iw ' Tirir  ^    $20 &IS25 "ens' Suits $/ 1J5  ^    $15&$18 "ens' Suits $9.75  <i* Out Victoria House purchased     -'<7-3 Mens' Suits at Half Price. They  -=^j consist of double bieaslcd and sacque    -coals   made from  the   finest  "*=*jg) worste<i   arid  Scotch  Tweed, and you-li   find  no  better  fitting  gar-  '"^"���������"Jj merits or better made suit anywhere.    You'll  pay elsewherecxact-  ,J-������ ly Uie resi'ii'ar iirices as we mentioned.   Our      allowance     was   85  ���������Suits and  will He cm Sale Saturday  mornHm. ,  35  35  asjTIlK A DOVE  OFFERINGS   ARE THE  [JEST  EVER OFFERED  $i5 and $18.00  Suits For  '       $9.75  $20 and $25  Suits For  $11.75  I1A1C SUl'PCIED WITH EKS-  WINKS, LIQUORS, CIGARS  ABB0TSF0RD HOTEL  Beat accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and fishing in near vieinitj.  A. J. McMURTRlE, Proprietor LADYSMITH, B. C  Esquimau  & Nanaimo Railway  ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������**'���������������������  Time Table He, ������7,  Newly fitted up. and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  PORTLSND  JOHN GOGO.PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra well  Stocked  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,    good beds, and good board.  Our P.ar is newly lUtedup and well supplied and is in char ���������    ������*"  JOS. PELLIGRINELLI  This  Hotel has   been completely   Board and lodging $1.00 per day.  renovated. ; ���������  EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, OCT., 21st, 1905. \   -  Trains leave Ladysmith for Victoria and  all intermediate stations    at  9.10 A.m. daily,  aad at 4.00 p.m. on  Wednesdays,     SaVirdalys   and   Sundays.  Trains leave Ladysmith for Well ington and all' intermediate stations  at 11.57 a.m. daily, aad at 6.00 p.m. on .Vv'edi.^ days, Saturdays and  Sundays.  EXCURSION TICKETS ON SALE TO AND FROM ALL STATIONS  gtod Tor goiig journey Saturdays and Sundays, returning not later than  tko folla-wiac Maaday. . 1      , J _^������������������.  ������������������-Steamer Joan������������������--  Sails frem Ladysmith for Vancouver every Saturday at 6.00 a.m. and  returning sails, treat Vancouver     for  Ladysmith at 2.30 p.m.  Ml  1   >  1  I  I'   1  1  l  i. 1    111  86 Govt. Street, Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight &. Pass. Agt  HOTEL  JQHNTHA, Proprietor  Bar  Supplied with the Best   Wines, 1st Avenue :-:  Liquors and Cigars.  Ladysmith B.C.  ������  QN  VANCOUVER ISLAND.  ^There's  Mr. G. R. Robson, of the Hudson  Bay Co., was a passenger to Victoria from Nanaimo this morning.  The,   Rcbckahs'     benefit    concert,  whicii   was   announced   for   the   ISth,  has   been   postponed   until   the   Monday after the January pa8^-day.  For a good laugh hear George  I-Iorne of Nanaimo at the concert in  the opera house this evening.  Subscribers who do net 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  not regularly delivered we have no  way  of knowing  this  and correcting  he  mistake.  tome to be Something  Doing Saturday at  RESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Meals 35c. and Upward  Best accommodation for transient  ind permanent hoarders and lodgcrs.-  GRAND      HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfortably furnished and the bar is up-to-  d-tc. Rates $1.00 a day and up-  w xrds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  fjpalaaada  :>���������'. :���������: >-: Ladytmltk  encerf  Nanaimo, ~ Limited  iSiepnants and giraffes, horses and  cows, cannot be sent hy mail in Germany, but most other animals can.,  among them dogs, monkeys, snakes,  poultry, parrots, canaries, etc.  I���������  DESIGNS  SriES    TRAD������-MARKS  uJ   'ifeflNa COPYRIGHTS  OBTAINED  Notice in "inventive Age"  Book "Ho77 to obtain Patents"  ft'2 ������j~  ���������f. Qhnrgesriioclcrnte. No fee till patent is scenreoi..  r ������������������    lictters ?tr5ct!v conlHleuLial. ������������������Address,  [ E. G.-SISgE-aS, Pa'.sr.t Lawyer, V^asliinaton, D. C  ������2 i  i 1 Sill 11 Ml ������  m  ������t* tw    Ji*   * ii i  ii  Civet.  Civet is a pasty, yellowish substance  that is taken from a pouch near certain  glands of the civet cat, which is found  in Abyssinia. It is first of a_ yellowish color that gradually turns darker. It  has a strong musky ,odor that to many  is very disagreeable, but by many women it is considered an indispensable  article in the perfumery Hue.  A  Long-  Meal.  A Madrid restaurant keeper has sued  a woman for a meal. He sweats that  Bhe ate and drank without ceasing  from 8 p. m. to 2 a. m.  Colds  It should be borne In mind that  every cold weakens the lungs, lowers the vitality and prepares the  system for the more aerioua diseases, among which are the two  greatest destroyers af human life,  pneumonia and consumption.  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  HOTEL  DOMINION  ���������Bfttee fl.25 and$1.50���������  Free bus to all e team boat landing! and  railway depots.   Electric care every five  minutes to all parte of  the city.   Bar  and tabrVunexcelled.  F. BAYNE8, Proprietor,  ABBOTT   ST.,  VANCOUVER B, C.  THEJ0NES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Gooff Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACKE   STIiEET-     Ladysmith.  I  iw? %*? 7 s3  &j is a great Boot for that  m' ' hamm-scaTam" son of  yours-  ���������  It is made of all lea-  M tiier and the best of  H findings,'to siand hard 1  g knocks-  Yet it is" a gracefu1  li boot,   too  pi Boots-go.  as  .Boy's I  35-'������  just as we35 made  piiclof as honest eath- M  cras our Mens'Boots. fer  Tell your shoe dealer that yon want "THE  LEOKIf,' BO0T" and  look for the trademark  on the sole  MANUFACTURED BY  His Stock of English.  A Welshman on tire -witness stand  in court was asked whether, be could  epeak English. He said he knew enough  "English to ask for beer, ami that "Was  ���������nom^t *���������������. M9k.j>, ~_r^JU���������i*-"--''  has won its great popularity by its  promut cures of this most common  ailment. It aids expectoration, relieves the lungs and opens the  secretions, effecting a speedy and  permanent cure. . It counteracts  any tendency toward pneumonia.  i   Price 25c, Urge Size 5<>c.    ���������  Va 1 Jg  H6CITYMHRK6T  -R. Williamson Prop  if4L  Leads Them    Ail  IN QDA.LLTY  -:o:  R. P. RITHET,  &CoM Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA.  :���������::���������: ���������������������������'.���������: :���������B.C  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell &Woobank  Proprietors.  Modem  and     Strictly First ClaM.  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  Fire Proof    Buildiag.  HOTEL LELAND  I  >TO,FERNIE,   B. C.  Read Down Read Up  9 p.m.^tv.   Victoria   Arr.   4.00 p. m.  8.00 p. in. Lv.    Seattle     Arr. 9.00 a.m.  9.21 p. m, Arr. ��������� Everett    Arr. 7.30 a.m.  9.30 a. in. Arr. SPOKANE Arr 7-45 I1"1   ���������  6.25 p.m Arr.   Kexford   Arr 12.30 p.m.  8.10   p, m, Ar.    Elite   Arr.  10:42 a. 111.  9.00 p.m.   Arr.   .Fernie  i.v.9.55 a������ "'���������  ONE NIGHT  T������ all Kootenay Points  TWO   NIGHTS  To    Wianipeg aid St. Paul  Close Connections  For     Chicago. Toronto.  lfoatreal and  All Points East& West  Acetylene     Lighted     Cars,  v Family Tourist Sleepers.  Palace Sleeping Cars  Diuing     Cars (Meals-a   la  Carte).  Library Observation      Cars  Through,    tickets and hag-  gage checks to au points.  Steamship Tickets  For tickets, maps, berths  "reservations and complete  information call on or address.  S. Q. Yaxkas E. R. Stephen  A'G.R.A. G.A.G.N. Ry  Seattle Victoria,  B.C.  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor Govecsirnsnt and Yates Sts.  V3CT0������iA, B C  TraiJSCoiititicntJ  Trains Daily  3  One of which  is the famous   '"North  Coast Lii-iHod"  Tickets on sale to ai: Eastern   and  Southern points at lowest rates.  Up-to-date     Pullman   and     Tourist  sleepers     on  ad' trains.  Dining  Cai  service  Unsurpassed.  St amstiip tickets  on sale to   and  from al! European Points.   Cabin  accommodation res erved by wire. .  i  HENRY'S NURSfRIES  NEW CROP-  Home Grown to Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and FLOWER  SEEDS. ~   .  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  .HODODENDRONS, ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS. ^  For Spring planting.    Eastern  prices  or less.    Catalogue frre..  3010  Westminster  Roiu;  CHRISTMAS   RATES   NOW  ���������EFFECT-  IN  Vancouver.  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated arid re-modelled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner Qranville and Hastings  streets.  Telephone, 1���������4.  jst. Avenue  Ladysmith B. C.  rr3Err=r=?^<=  1  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.     -i  t  *������'  PURCHASERS  AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Soielting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  '   ��������� ��������� 0  Convenient to E. & N.  Ry. or the Sea  PAINTING,        PAPEktlANQiNO  ETC.  Work done properly and at rigrVo  prices. Shop and residence in rear  of Ladysmith Hotel.  v J: E. SMITH, Prop  I  I CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  General Manager,  {  WM. MUNSIE, President J. W.  COBURN, *M������.n.  Dlmctor  'Telephone^.  The   Ladys nith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDICK   AND   LADY SMITH-Shlngles  a  Specialty.  ���������Manuhu'.tnrerB     of��������� '  Rouyh and L-f :.ssed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned   and   Kiln  Dried   Flooring     and  Finishing    Lmmfcec  ia    Stock  ������  ti-fe*^*^**-*^*^*'^ tt*^"*^  W, J. WATSON,  Smelter Manager.  cTMONEY TALKS^-=-  AS LOUD TO US AS ANYONE.  IF YOU ARE PAYING CASH FOR YOUR MB AT YOUR MLLARS W  ILL GO FURTHER IF YOU BUY FROM US  Our Gash Prices Carniof Be Beafsn������������������  ELL  &    PLASKETl  GEO.YUEN  Merchant Tailor  ��������� IMIlfMI " ���������"���������-"������������������^������������������������������������  Ladysmith  ^  B   C  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subjects taught;  also      languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water col  ors, pianoforte and vocal lessons given in classes er individually.  \ MISS BERTRAM,  ladvsmith. B   C-  If y#u liUo-���������  A smooth, easy shave, an even,  wellrfinished b������������������ard trim, a good  bath, ar a stylish Hair-cut.  Y#u will ge' te  .' - -    ���������  LADYSMITH 8HAVIN0  PAfflORS  HIGH STREET.  For     furthar    particulars    call 01  write the office.        Pboue Mairi 456.  A. D.  Canton .        E.  E.  Blackwood  A.G.P.A.,   N.P.,        General Agent  Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.C  Are You  Going1 East  The only  line  now   making   UNION  DEPOT    connections at ST. PAUL  and     MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  through    trains    from    the    Pacific  Coast.  THE SHORTEST LINE, THE  FINEST TRAINS, THE ���������LOWEST.'  RATES, THE FASTEST TIME.  -BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,   CHJ.  CAGO,    OMAHA,   ,KANSAS CITY,  and ALL POINTS,EAST.  For complete information ask youc  local agent or write,  F. W: PARKER,  General  ige**,  1W 2nd Ave., Seattle.  l..Jli;SjJ  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE,  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLV  BAKED AMB.. FRESH.  Ceafectipnary ef all kinds.  Orders taken for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency.  ..Deaers in  HARTLEY    GISBORNE  Meinber  Can.   Society  of   Civil  Engineers  Member Institution of Electrical Engineers, ^ England  Member  Iuternatiot.al  Electrical Congress   at St. Louis, 1904  ���������Elesfrical Engineer���������  P. O, BOX 357. ,   * *'   .   ,  ,  . . i  . il   I !   LADYSMITH, B, Ca  Mannfacturers of the Famous  COBAN BLOSSOn  Neae l������u   T������ioa leaker   Kmployed  il J. BOOTH, Prop   :  Pianos and  Organs ..  LadysnitJi, B.C  Dr. Dier can be foun,; .at any time*  at his office on High 's!r,-et. His dental work is guaranteed l0 be firsts  class and rates reasonable at.  H1LBERT  *.  ri DAILY LEDGER  *��������� r���������  s-sa  msm^  \m \w.  *H  X  Union  Brewing Co  NANAIMO    B.C.  ilanufacturers ofjthe  ���������  In (British Columbia  and Porter     GraiE cited! ErtwC1  Lager Beer  $     from the   Best Canadian  Malt   Run   Hops  o  ������������������*��������������� 4.iu.������w     *,,*,  I2S2S**  &>  mething   Special  we  distributed  A   year  ago���������My!  how  time flic*!  amongst  our friends  SOUVENIR NEEDLE CASES  <H-(;c 0f*ehar������c.     Tf you rcc   i-ivcd     one yon know    what  handy   companions  they   are       This year  wc repeat the  oner. Cut  Hiis out and mail at or.eewith your name and  address��������� Act quickly!  ffiww  sac  a. jyiazK oi  We have     nc\er   shown a  finer collection of JienrlhJi.Rugs  than mis season's stock con.  pilses.   Thc Gut Time is. last  approaching.    Rugs  are popular,  so here are a few prices. " ��������� ���������  STAR Rugs,  Axiniiistoi   in   pretly floral designs, size 2^x00  $3.00 Each  Rugs,   handsome  patterns,  r.ch col-  AXMINSTER  orings, 32x63  fine   quality  Wilton  Rugs  are deservedly  famous     for  ���������Size 27x54.  $5,5o'Each  their  wearing  qualities  $6.cOEach  Miners' Drilling Machines,  Hade to order and Repaired at shorn   notice.   Drill Sharpened by  noways gives satisfaction.  Picks handled and repaired.  Ships mi tiling   in aJ1       its Bran ties  Horseshoers and Genera! Blacksmitns.  R. LAW SON  Buller Street   -    -    -     -    Ladysrriith, B c  -\ (. ^.it^+t-f-f1  ���������*"7-t-**'  4  ���������4  LAC /SMITH TRANSFER CO.  <i  PIANOS,  ORGANS AND HOUSEHOLD  * ORNITURF MOVED PROMPTLY A ND SAFELY.      .' ��������� ,,  Stables in the rear of the Lad ysmith hotel.  Abbots  ford.  '"WIL'LI AMS'-AM)  Leave orders at   the  V\3 \Z-T\  ^ + +4). +++ + +*  m  *  *  m  ���������*  . m  LIVERY, BOARDING AND      |  SALES STABLES J  EXPRESS WORK  A  SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  * PHONE 66  LADYSMIT  ' *K������*"*������*������"0*������^*������5M*������*������*'������*fc* *;'���������*���������*���������;���������'���������*���������*���������*������������������*''*  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood'and Bark (or Sale  BUGGIES FOR HIRE  :���������:  :���������: See J. KEMP, or leave orders vith  BLAIR &   ADAM  fIRST AVENUE  'PHONE 2-4.  W. SILER.  GENEKAL LXPRESS AND  DELIVERY  W0RK PROMPTLY no*"?  Leave orders at the Abhotsford.  Dr. R. B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  AU werk guaranteed, nnd at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPES -AT ALL HOURS,  M. R, SIMPSOU  Solicitor, Eta.  Money to   lorn  t. Avenue '.-   ? IADYSM )  1$ f* a general rule tliat not ir.-Oi'ethaii  thrfcS persons in the same household  ������lioul<i accept an invitation. This rail  jiaj of course he broken when syecia.  circumstances seem to justify it. A  daughter may accept an invitation to a  aouse where her mother has never beer  <rsked, and members of a family should  aot feol hurt when some are invited  -Hid others left out. At the same time,  in the case of weddings in church and  for large general affairs a hostess  should be careful to send invitations to  ail the members of u family which she  knows well.  It i������> not polite to address the envelope Inclosing an invitation "Mr. and  VIrs. Brown and family."  Tbi re should be a separate invitation  or the Misses Brown and .-mother for  lie brothers in the household.  Shelf  For  l>et   Book*.  If you have already grouped youi  Soots according lo your liking for tlrem,  ���������t will be found pleasant, to set apart a  -.pecial shelf or a chosen part of your  'jookc-ase for your intimate book friend*'  -the ones lhat yon most respect, enjo.v  rnd'.-ir-e truly fond of. Then, when in  rJie mood for- converse' with a favor its*  ���������.ulhor. you c:m turn to this special  irroup, sure of dueling what yon \v::nl  or, if you do rrot care to open the vol  nines, you can "read tlrem by tb������  backs"���������lilac is io say, yon can by o  were glance at the books llrcrnselves  '.-onjure up. an if li.v a magic charm, tho  5COUC8, personages and often the verj  o.ords that lie within.- St. NichoiJS.  HIS MA'S OWN  BOY.  Wlint Un Could L'o.  "Mamma," said little .lack, "did Gor.  aver make nn.v ono wii'n ono blue oyo unci  one biac-k?" "1 novur- lieard of airy ono  that was fio," saiii iris mother. 'Well,  ihun, you jw������t. lo������k ni, Tommy .Tonus tire  'rest time yon sen him and jusc seo what. I  'on do.''���������Modern yoorury.  Dere tcecher, pleze excuse my s.un  Fer absents yisterday.  I hadd to liave him home because  My serviut went away. .-.���������������.  He washes dishes,  swepes an' dusti  As expert as cud be;  We're alt soe proud of him at home,  He's such a helpp to nie..  "Bay, mother," he sez yisterday,    .  "We kids all luve Miss Drew;  She's jist ez nice ez she kin be  An' mighty pretty too."  An' when I maid him stay at horn*  His fase growed awful, $add."  "I can't see teecher then," he sez.  "Alass, ain't thatt too badd!",  My sun rites all my notes fer mi*}  He's ritin' this to you.  I hirt my hand a woke ago,. ���������  Er maybe it was two. -',.-',  But WillJo'a such a darlln' boy;  lie's helpped me all he cud. ���������;  Kvcuse his absents If you v',tz*.   ���������.  Vursa tfiiy. Mrs. W'ooo.  It U a ourious fact tnatwneti sjap*  nese woman is dressed in tho national cc*-  tumo hor husband always precedes hes  when entering a room or in walking tin  Btreets and u-cats her as Japanese hu>  ivands generally treat their wives���������that to,  like servants. But when the.same woman  puts on I'Juropcan dress the conditions aw  reversed.  Copying u schemo wtilrzed by purgrand-  >ootlrcrs, it is not uncommon to see the  viiluiict-s around iron arrd brass bcdsteiidn  held iir pluco by being shirred on to a  piece of thirr le.������i A wiilc.hem is madt  in tho fabric and tho lath inserted. Or-  -jiindie lnmginga nro better kept in plao*  m thin way than with rings and hooks.  Treatment  of BnriiH.  In n serious burn as soon as the Art 'M  Is extinguished the clothes must be removed.  If not already thoroughly wet  the injured   part should   be  drenched  A Ili'iclomirc.  Father (at broaKlast)���������JIow did young  Snodgrass like n\v turning off tho gas at  (������o'clock last nijrlit;  Daughter  (btirprispd)- -Why,   papa, I���������'  he���������we���������didn't know thut you did.���������Lou  ���������isu Tit-Biu.  A, Too  Co inert au   Atdtadv.  A small girl win* had juat begun to  ������ttejid school brought home a pumpkin  -seed   nnd  told   ber  mother  tha^   Um  teacher  said that,  although the seeft  n'as while, lbt> punipkiB wo������ald be yeJ  WW.  "And what will the color of the vine*  oejr"' asked the mother. *���������  The little girl replied Omt the teacher  'uad not taught her tliat  "But," said tier mother, "you know,  dear, for we have pumokin vines Jn  "jr garden."  "Of c.urse I do. but we nin't eipeetetl  to know iuiy.Uiing until we are taught"*  That Tonch ji Jtaaclc.  Most womevi do not realize the nil  Importance or" a (ouch of black in their  evening gowns. A gown fthat lacks  character may be redeemed by a knot  of black velvet. A dress of pale pink  or blue, whicii, though pretty, is not  especially striking, may be touched up  with black, and it will not look like the  same garment. Of course it is a mistake to add too much black. That will  make it look heavy���������just a soft rosette  of tulle or n bow .and floating end of  velvet. A trained gown faced with  black satin will be both unique and  ���������arvlceahia. ... ^ -  "Half tha sorrows of women would b������  averted if they could repress tlie speei'h  they know to'be useless���������nay, tho speech  '.hey have resolved not to utter.���������Giwg*  New Kind nt Watrr Pipe*.  During the past year wooden pfpet  wound with wire have come into use  by mill owners und mining engineers  in western Canada. It is said that this  form of pipe is superior to Iron pipt  since it weighs much less, costs onlj  half as much and Is less liable to burst  in freezing weather. When used Ii  plac������ of flumes *t saves, wutor rq4  ueads little repairing,  with water and the clothes cut away.  Everything must be sacrificed to get-  ting them off without pulling, as the  slightest dragging may bring the skifi  off too. If patches of Ore clothing nd������  here and will not drop off, they must  be allowed to remain. Dip cloths in o  thick solution of common washing soda  In water nnd lay them over the burned  eurface, bandaging lightly to keep their  In place. As soon as a dry spot appears  on this dressing, wet it with 1he soda  and water by squeezing some on it,  There will be no smarting while it Is  saturated and excludes the air,  Sume Other Boy,  indigmnt Citizen���������fc'ay, your boy tnre������  a istone at me just now and barely missed  mo.  ��������� " 'Mr. Grogan���������Yez say he missed ye?  "That's what I understood myself to r������  mark." t  "It  was   not my bye."���������Indianapolis  Journal.  ''���������No sovereign of tho United Kingdom  was ever crowned in Irolami, but double  coronations of English monarehs have noi  been infroquont. Henry JI was crowned  at Westminster and again nt Worcester,  Henry III nt, Gloncoslur arrd Westminster  BiidHoury VI at Par is and Westminster.  w  urprisingly Good Values in Womens  Aad Misses Skit ts  robes  1  J  1  Ml-JNS- TROUSERS, or Fan  e.y Worsted, sizes from 32 to 38.  price from $1.50 to $2.  Regular  Now'ILIO  HOYS' SUITS.  1 Special  Bargain $1.25  Rose water is excellent as a bath to refresh tired or inflamed eyes, as it cools the  lids, and encourages the growth  of  tlw>5*  fef&Oi.  i  A  Cheeky Cnxlorocr.  "I had a unique but tantalizing experience the other day," said  a clerk  who works in a   hair store.    "A man  ca'nie into our place and asked to look  ' at some false beards. Of course lie wag  I accommodated, and Le spent over-as  ; hour going over the lot, trying them on  ��������� nud examining himself in a glass. .lie  took up my time, and after he had examined everything in that line in the  'store he thanked me and said he was  considering whetJjer lo raise a beard or  not and wished to see how Le would  look In tbe different styles."  HOYS' 11 WAVY REEFERS  Frcm $1.25 to $.350  HOOTS      FOR     MEN, W0-  iWKrs   AND   CHILDREN��������� From  a half a donar lo one. doiinr saving on em'y blessed pair.'An sizes.  AT' VERY  LOW PRICES.  WAISTS���������     Wc have a very  large  assortment  of  the Latest/  styles- of     waist in Silk,  Sa.tin,  French Flannel, Nuns   Veiling  and  Sizes from 32 to J2-  Ca^lrmeie  AT  PRICES  TH\T  WILL  ASTONISH  YGU.  IES   \ND COLLARS���������  IX  ALL STYLES  From 25c up to $6.00  CilCXUIMO  LADIES-  BARGAINS IN  AND     -MISSES  SKIRTS We ha,\c  every  char niins  long yoked  Empire  Style     sliirts,     also Pleated  Skirls.  ���������wmnnm  COUPONS  WILL   GIVE  JEWELHY  G-IVEN AWAY      WITH EVERY   PURCHASE. 'THIS  YOU A  CHANCE TO GET SILVERWARE      AND  FOR CHRISTMAS PRESENTS  FREE OF CHARGE  einrobe,  NOTICE,  From      this  date the  undersigned  .vill  not  be responsible for any in  lehtednoss incurred except on a  vritlen order signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V.  I. EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  'Jon Personal Liability.  Victoria, B. C, May 18th, 1903.  BOOTS and SHOI  AT RIGHT PRICE  Repairing and Making to  Order a Specialty  THOriAS   MCEWAIN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  B.  in  ESI I  ������*>*Mj������am  "W������W .  berlain's  ^Jigfi   Trade Marks  rira-e^ DESIGNS  nT������ * COPYRIGHTS &C.  Atitohc ncndlnft a sketch nnd descripf Soc msiy  lulolily .���������iscortiiiii our opinioa free wlirtlie.- an  l-ivo:n:r>'i 13 jiroh.-.niy-p.uentoble. rommaniia-  iinnHstiKLlycoiillilciitinl. IInniibnol:onI'.ii:cnU)  Mont free. uM'1 j! {������������������'i-ncy for*iecuriii^ patents.  I'.-i'onts t.-ii..j,-; (liiini!.'h M41111 & Co. receive  tp.cialnotice, wif-hunt o'.-^l'O, initio  'l ImnnPonipT/ ilJit*tmtpci tfooIiIv Ijirpest c!r-  /Miluiiou of itr.v s^'cnll^o joiirn::!. 'j'ornia, ?3 a  ���������r^f. Kfii* in ,*viuj,";U   ^oKltiji' 1 "ntiWHt-tcalorr..  '"TCiS} % f?Q.s=,-Crorj������r.i\fjavy YnrV  It  s  AND  urea  WANTED���������My     Chicago     wholesale  house,  special   representative  (man or  woman) for each province irr Canada.  Salary      $20 00     and expenses  paid  weekly.        Expense  money   advanced.  Business successful;     position, ���������permanent.   No investment  required.     Previous  experience not  essential  to  engaging.  Address "Man.ne;er,  132 Lake Street,  Chicago,   III.,  U.S.A.  Cough lemedy  The Children's Favorite  ���������CUKES��������� .;-  Coug-hs, Colds, Croup aad  Vv*.hooping- Cough."-  This remedy Is famous for its cures ore?  nlaiRe i>t:rt of Hie civilized worlil. -It en������  urnn>b bo depraded u;)i,n. It contains bo  oi>ium oi- oilier linrijj'ul drufj and may bo  giveu as confidently I������ u baby as to an ndult  Prico 25 cts; Lai-g-a Size, 50 eta.  -������������mx(Mc������M..MMmiMt������  I  fS������^  >o  jrces  of  LADYSMITH AERIE     NO. 686, F.  O. E.     :-:,       :-:       ^    ''H  ���������  Meets in the Opera House 1st and  3rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. Worthy  President. B. Forgimmer; Worthy  Secretary, C~. H. Rumming������.  i  No part of British Columbia-today offers so many ad Mintages  to the  investor as .docs' VANCOUVER  ISL AND.  Its  vast and varied natural, wealth lias never been as  yet thoroughly  appreciated by  reason of the fact that it has never   been   promieii'ly  laid  before the public.  COAL GOLD  TIMBER -   '     SILVER  FISH IRON  GAME COPPER.      .  Dpne^ Promptly an i  WELL  At  s  Office  Its Vast Agricultural Resources  almost  any  jnodnet of th  lis land,  when properly cleared,  soil  known  to  man,  will  grow  WHEAT  OATS  VEGETABLES  OF  adopt  RYE ALL   KLNDS  A  WONDERFUL  SOIL FOR SMALL      FRUITS  Thc Canadian Pacific Company will  Mit     1,500,000 acres eon.trolled     by  rile  terms  to actual settlers .  Government lands can be secured  who desire a new home in a country  APPLES.  PRUNES  PEARS  AND      BERRIES.  a lilncral   land   policy,   anil  them will be disposed of on rcason-  /'  and     money can be made by  those  possessing the  BE5T CLIMATE  In the World  MTIaryfc  Lonrlon, Toronto, Hontreal, Winnipeg, Vancouver, St. John, N.B.  fj-issssaii***^^  ���������o-  TIIE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmith, will  supply  any   information   ob-  tamable  to  those   who  contemplate    a visit with   a view  of investment  if  conditions are found as advised.  Is the centre of the great co*il raining  district;     a "beautiful Harbor,  where hundreds of great colliers come in  each  year.  LADYSMITH  W  Attention is called  to the   Tact that the  g'Ogilvie   Flour flills. Co.,   Limited  1   makers of  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD   FLOUR     have for some time  past been producing flour in a  vastly  improved and purified form  Ly the aid of ELECTRICITY  and having secured control of   all the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity ot advising  the public that any  \i������a-ath-  ori?.ed users ol the electrical   fieur purifying prooesses -will be prosecuted.  m  1st-    Avenue  IT  IS THE JUNCTION OF THE      LINE    FROM    VICTORIA  TO  VANCOUVER, and will continue to   grow ip 'mportnnce as  the Island is  developed.  Subscribe for and read THE DA'ILY LEDGER, LADYSMITH, 13. 0.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company Limited  are tlis    only    millers in Canada wliosa     Flour  s purified, by tlio    eloct-rio process THE   1>AILY   LEDGER  IL ffi  Have your Xmas Photos taken NOW.  Studio  open  until  next Mondav,the  26th.  FRICKE  &  SCI-IENCK  I ha\e just received a good assortment of Colored Crspe Paper. Call  at once ir you want any before it  is all gone. Ten cents a roll at  "Kniglitjs Book Store.  "������  ���������������������������������     ���������������������*  Kippered Herring at Simon Leiser  '&  Co.   Ltd.  Mrs. F. L.  Reynolds arrd Miss Reynolds    were  passengers  to   Nanaimo  at  noon  today.  'An important football meeting is  called for four o'clock at- the Bowery  tomorrow afternoon.  Judge Harrison arrived in to-nn  from Nanaimo this morning and is  Holding couiny  court.  II  is  reported   thai  (he  Ladysmitlr-  Ext  "Tl!-  ion  shor|-  line  Will  1-c  co ra  plett  ���������d  and  rn use  by  the li  ISt i).  il an-  nary  -o���������  Ca  .rlarn.  Curtis.  who has  qccii  giV-  Kootenay  Steel  Range  inc evidence before ,the Fisheries Com  jmif--"ou nt Nanaimo., passed thro  on the morning train toVictoria.  ���������-o ���������  ���������ft'esdiimcs Butler and Reid, of Victor,a, and several talented vocalists  and pianists of Ladysmith will sing  and   play   atthe concert   this  evening.  i  Burns Coal, Coke  or Wood  Two sets of grata are  supplied with every  Kootenay Ranee-one for cool and the other for coke or woodland the flues are wide and deep, wilh no square corners, so that  the oshes and soot produced by soft fuels cannot dog up the  smoke and draft passages.  This feature of the Kootenay Range is a decided success.  The grates ore so easily changed that a boy can perform  the operation. _  Sold by all enterprising dealer*.   Booklet free.  WUsry's  iv. G. &R.  **/^/v*  We can  satisfy any  mans shirt  wants -the  man is cer  tain! y hard  to. please  who does  not take e  fj-jney to  h;si$l.25  Shirts of  Ours. They  come in  neat figure  or stripes-  No Two Alike In Any Bisce.  London,  Toronto,  Vancouver,  lhe   Victoria   ladies'   hockey  team  passed   through   to  Nanaimo  at noon  play  the ladies  of  the  Coal  this afternoon.  They  City  air.   F.   Fisher  wh0  is   to  play  at  the  ehnccrl   this  evening  is ,a    well  known   Wellington   boy.   Some   years  ago  "Mr.   Fisher  went through  a seii-  ous  illness which   left him. completely  deaf,   but  in  sp.tc of  tins  he    is  said to   be a musician   of   rare   quality.  Of ton on reaching the top storeys of  a, high buiMn'g iiiey find'it  necessary  1  be  ll resent  no  intention  of aban-  Thcrc is      a  to sit clown for a few moments, because oi difliciilty inbreathing or a  fiuttjii.ig of the heart. This rs due  ciitiicly  io the light air.  ';Kiifc  even  with  thc   drawbacks'  Iiavs  recounted,   and   although   1  lievi- ihat aerial navigation "will never advance far beyond  its  stage,    I have  doiiiiig the occupation  woi-nli-riiil charm about it all."  A ROMANCE   OF THE  PEERAGE.  ( Continued from Page One.)^^  near Killtt-nny. The defendant represented t0 tire plain bin. mid ins brolh-  l-cr that shc had no right to maintain them-, that they had no lawful  claim on their father's esiate, ami  she gave tlrwn ������50 cuc-h on condib'i.n  that they would leave and seek their  io- tunes   elsewhere.  The boys left home. I'la/int-in's brother joined thc Royal Irish Consta-  blary. He happened to be rrr Tip-  perary at the time of lhe Fenian rising in 18(37, and-he got aveiy bad  illness from exposure on the mountains while serving on oire of those  battalions -that were  sent after   the  ��������������� KCRET   NOT  YET  SOLVED.  ( Continued from Page One.)  vva- intense.    On that occasion 1   as-  ccd led   to   an altitude  of 0,0(10   feet.  am'  would have -gone  higher but  for  thc fact that lho safety vnh'c of the  airship permitted  some of the gas to  escape.    Speaking o-f valves, I might;  say a word aibbut the device which I  have been rising on my airship.   The  val- e that has  been  in use  for -years  and   that has "heen" adopted   by  every  modern aeronaut  in thc world weighs  25 pounds.   It is regarded  as .m  absolute necessity-in every wcll-rsn-ulat-  ed airship or  balloon.  When I   constructed the Toledo II., my pii>;.>.j->.3  ���������was lo sa^e weight wherever ��������� -XniMc  The first  Unrig  I did  was to  di.S'icirse  ���������with thc old-fashioned val.'2. ,: its  place I substituted an ordinary rubber band, weighing a small 'net.on  ol ao ounce, oi the variety ed in  any office. This rubber band I s'i;.-  ped over thc aperture in'the bottom  of -my envelope into which the gas  had Oreeh pumped. Aeronauts hold up  their hands in horror at this sen erne  but J,have found 'it answers every  practical demand.' When I reach an  altitude of 5,000 feet, the ^as 11 the  envelope expands, beca'iae of he ih.n  ness oi thc ate abjout it, and some of  it forces its way. through the aperture by stretching the rubber band.  This is so . .simple .that .it is' almost  ridiculous.   Yet   I have ifever  heard,; [court of     Prolate in Ireland, .which  that any  aeronaut ever: employed    it  had declared Lord Carlingford to   be  before I adopted thc scheme.   When lithe lawful husband  of the mother of  Montreal,     Wfamtpe*  St. John, N.&. -  vessel sailed from Plymouth he seemed to ha\c reconsidered his decision,  and went there with the intention of  joining the sh.p. He was rowed out  to the-vessel, but the captain said he  knew nothing about him, and refused  to  take him aboard.  After some time plaintiff was put  on board the Royal. Alice, and he  sailed for Australia with diiections  to join tire Saudringhain there, but  when he, arrived the captain again  refused to admit hjm.  Subsequently  when he was at Calcutta on  board  the Royal Alice, he  heard    by     accident of his  father's  death,    which      took place in July,  Our Full Dress Shirts aie perfect fitters. We guarant e  color and quality of eve y  Shirt,   Walters &  Akenhead  The curly  \v<,man irr the world who  1 ravels as press agent for a circus, it  is said, is Lillian Calvert Van Osten,  who    left    the   stage to  exploit the  merits of a Wild West show.   Though  called / "Miss" and-looking little more  than  a girl,  she is a Mrs.,  and     her  husband, who is advertising manager  of the show, travels with her.      Miss  Van Osten'5  business is to call upon  the newspapers to induce them      to,  print  good  notices  concerning       the  show, and she has secured concessions  that men could not.   Miss Van Osten  finds   her  life many-sided   and       far  from  prosaic, and declares that she  gets a world of happiness in the    experiences , of'her bohemian life living  in an advertising car.���������The Pilgrkn.  A $30 Prize  The tickets on the KITCHEN  QUEEN CABINET, whicii have been'  given Free with each Dollar's purchase at C PETERSON'S STORE,  arc all going, and the draw for the  Cabinet will take place on Saturday  evening at  eight  o'clock,  Not.  25th.  $50���������Per acre for 5-acre blocks 1 mile  from City.  S375���������Cash secures a fine resldeace in  thc choicest part of the city. Only  $214 more to pay at the rate of  $12 per month. Owner has invested over $008 in improvements.  Water laid  on.  Fine garden.  $280���������Cash    and   $400 on  mortgage  buys two  lots each 60x120 only a  few  yards   from  post-office.     Fine  investment. -.  J. STEWART.  C.M.C.  NOTICE.  Notice  is   hereby  given   that    the  first  sitting  of the Court  of  Revision of the City of Ladysmith will ha  ,sc7''It"s7liappe7ed tlraV the Sand"- 'held   in the Council Champs    Lady-  nugham was also at Calcutta at the'���������������"������-   on   Wednesday,   2Ulh  Novcm-  iiine,  and   left  poit   while  he     was    ber,  at   1   p.m  there  with  seventy coolies  on, board.  i t was     her last voyage.   She went  down  with all  hands except the oap-j  tain and  his  wife, who' managed ,to!  escape.    Subsequently   pJaintift     're-,  turned   to  Ireland as stated  above.  It is interesting to note that     the  very estates  whose ownership  is now  in dispute, were obtained under     ro-  nwuitic circumstances.    Rev.  Thomas  Swifte,  grandfather of Dean  Swifte,  rr   Anglican  Vicar in  Herefordshire,  on   the  breaking  out of  the  war of  the   rebellion,  came into  the   camp  $500���������Cash and baUinos on time buys  two first-class     stores in business  portion of  city.  For, Rent-  enue.  ���������A nice store on First Av-  For Re4t���������A  nice two-roomed store  For      Rent���������Nice  two-roomed cabin  near ,station.  j Fenians.    SubscfciuenUy he had       to jof the Earl of Regan,  who was then  'leave the R.l.C. on  a small gratuity. |Ui command  of  the Royalist  forces,  " l I is step-mother refused k-o leu    him j saying     he had  nothing to bring to  'in.   and  he   was turned  away  penni- (the cause  but an old coat.   He    was  'less,    lie died a pauper in  the South j Known    lo be     a person of exctiitric  'Dublin Union of   disease of the brain "disposition.  'on the 15th of April,   1871. i   The   old     coat was examined and  Counsel  for thc  plaintiff,  in       his 'found to   contain  4,000  guineas��������� his  opening statement, said that thc   de-'whole fortune, which he had  converf-  fence had been raised that the p-laim- 'ed  into money.    He fought, at     the  tiff  and his hijother, Tongueville,   and {head of a troop of horse all' through  his  sister  Julia  Janthe Swifte,  were  the campaign,  and d-'fcd  literally   of  An  . ,..,..NOTICE.  Act  Respecting  Liquor Licenses,  1000.  not -lawful  children  of  the deceased,  because he had  openly committed bigamy by  marrying with Miss    Hopkins, and had rendered liimseU liable  to a criminal,prosecution,,a previous  marriage'   having been gone through  by   Lord  Carlingford   with  Baroness  'de     Wetziar.   In  that  the. defendant.  I had  stopped  by  a judicial  act of the  desire    to dc.5c1_.nrl  quickly,   I remove  the rubber baiid, tilt the machine Tot-  ���������ward  by running-"along -the'-     frairre-  ���������worl: of thc prow of the ship,, and the  gas escapes.  "I have become so accustomed      to  ihe   various atmospheric    conditions  that I     can     notice        a differ  ence    between the. air on the ground  and that found on thy lii'lii story of  a bvildiiig..   When I go upto the       th  ;or ������wth storey   of one of   .   your sky-  sera pits,  the difference is very marked.      Many  persons,   especially   tho^e  -with  weak hoav;s. become distressed  v/hen  they go up into a lii/ih  building,  and  never look  for an explanation of  the {".rouble.    I think  that women are  more    easily  a'.Tee led   by  the lighter  air than mm,  but whv 1 do not know  the  plaintiff.  The' plaintiff challenged the marriage with the foreign lady "on"many  grounds, one cf which was that it  was void by reason of a statute then  in existence as being a marriage between Catholic and Protestant, and  celebrated .'by a Catholic clergyman.  Plain-tiffs career,. said counsel, was  as- interesting as-a-novel. When the.  question ;!'!- r..s ir-. "-vhat the boys  were to '���������'<<, it- v.-as th-cided that the  plaintiff : ho 'Id go inio the marine  service.  lie was asked to sign indentures1 in  Dublin to go in a vessel called the  Pawlin.jham. Plaintiff, wh0 was  thc-n 10 years of a^e, declined to  [sign, and went- to his sister, Mrs.  O'Flaherlv, in London.   Before      the  want irr London during the   Commonwealth.  After the Restoration, his eldest  son, Godwin, the uncle of Dean  Swift, was given at the suggestion  of the Duke of Ormonde, the estates,  in Kilkenny, which have since. be-  loagcd to the family.  ���������. o- : '  S.S.' Reidar left last evening   with  5,500 tons of coal for  'Frisco.    ' I  Tug Pilot  was in for  bunker coal  She  letf  with  the hulk  Japan     for  '  Union .wharf where the latter will be  loaded with -coal to supply the' bunkers   of   the   Hill  liner  Minnesota.  Notice is hereby given that the following applications will be heard by  the License Commissioners for- South  Nanaimo Licensing District on Friday, December 15, 1005,..at the court  house, Ladysmith, at 10 o'clock a.m.  For Renewal.  Henry  Reifel,   Hotel Mount View,  Newcastle Townsitc.  1 .  .J.  Pieaux,  Talbot Hotel,   Comox  Road.  John  IT.  McMillan,  Tunnel   Hotel,  Extension.  Annie -McDonald,   Cranberry Hotel,  Cranberry District.  For Transfer.  James     Yates    to   Enoch,    Sage,  ���������VVheatsheaf Hotel,  Cedar District.  GEO. CASSIDY,  Deeds,  Wills,    Moil/gages,  Contracts  and   Agreements  Drawn.  J. STEWART  Conveyancing     ������1       Notary Public  Phone, 3.  P.   O. BOA 268 >-  HAY, GRAIN and   *  FARM PROPUlf  Orders will be delivered anywkere  in the city promptly and at the low  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie'i, ob tk������  Enplana'dt.  James  Warnock  -������������������������������������msfi^sm  PAINTING   AND   PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done-  Orders  Promptly   Executed  S,  ROEDDING  *DYS  ITI  ,   iwirrnm'rmrrTiiiiini "1 itttti���������"1****'"'"**"'  I  ������  |\. HOWE, ofCHEMAINUS.has opened the MEAT-  MARKET lately   run  by W. Ward, on Roberts street  cn������  A fULLiLINE OF FIRST CLASS  Pork and Sausage a SpeciaSty  A TRIAL SOLICITED  Phone 20  A.    HOWE  L  FRESH   IN  TODAY  ;^^,_>��������� ������������������������_i^ ^  SMOKED  SALMON  KIPPERED  HERRING  FINNAN  HADDIES  CODFISH  IU  CARLISLE      BL96K,  'PH8NE   2-.4  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that I. the  undersigned, will apply at the next  regular      sitting     of    the  Licensing  Coal���������Coal  lands  may   be purchas- Board     on     December 15th for the  ed at $10 per acre for soft, coal   and'transfer  of  the retaiL liq,uor  license  ton  ���������������_      *i.    -4.   ��������� x-  ^ 4.L     'held  by  me  for the Whcatsheaf ho-  $20  for  anthracite.  Not, more  than    ,,-,,-,.    ������������������ ,     ��������������� * ��������� *���������   '   *  ;tel, located  in Cedar District,      to  320 acres can be acquired by one in- ��������� Enoch  Sage>  0f ;Nanaimo. /  dividual or company.   Roj'alty atthe  ;SYNOPSI^J0f CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING   REGULATIONS.  rate of ten cents per "ton of 2,000  pounds shall he collected on the  gross output.  Quart'/.���������A free miner's certif.cate 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, inay   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 thc  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' requi rem en ts,  purchase the land at  $i: an acre.  The patent provides for the payment of a royalty of 1\ 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 descrction of the Minister of the Intsrior.  The lessee shall have a dredge in  opcration .within one season from the  date of the lease for each five miles  Rental, $10 per annum  of river leased. Royalty at the rate  of 2������ per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  W.  W. CORY,  Deputy  of the Minister of  the In-  erior.  JAMES  YATES,  Cedar District,' Nov.'.7th, 1905...-.'  Appointments may be madt at any  time for dental work at Dr. Dier's  on High street st  The Cherry Rifband, S. R. Crocket's  latest book, and The Passing of the  Race, by D W. Iliggins, at Knight's  Cook Store.  XMAS  ������������������������������������������������������������������������  We have received a choice   lot  of NEW FRUIT including  PEELS  "CURRANTS  .   '~    ','- f-TV 1  *'W'!"'*v,   !*-"  RAI50NS  etc for the Xmas Trade.  Now is the time to  make your  XnasCake and Pudding  ������������������������������������������������������������������������  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  t  X  1  \  OAT ACRE ST  I.ABYSMITH  I  W. G. Fraser  MerchantTailor,  "���������(jstiAvenue) ���������?'  Fall Stock   on   hand. Call eeriv and  :i     get your choice  iHeating Stoves  Our. Stock is Now Complete in  HEATING STOVES  A i-argc Variety to Choose From  PRICES   RIGHT  l!  i  I  i  The Ladysmith Hardware Co., Ltd, ||  ESffieKaWH2ffifflaS5!aE3W!?5SKE������!������BSBMi  1  A TIMELY SUOGES  XMAS is approacliing and usually you are on the lookout for  some presents that are' appreciated, and nothaiig; is so acceptable  as a nice article in the jewellry line, of , which Ave; have a good  variety. Alse , a Ter j large selection of FANCY GOODS, such as  Toilet Ssts, Manicure Sets, etc. etc. Call and select anything you  might fancy aad we will  put it aside until needed for you. .  Our Prices Are Very Low For the Best Quality  of Goods-��������� ���������- '.:.'-Z-Z  B. FORCIMflER  WATCHMAKER,  JEWELER, OPTICIAN  ..First Avenue;. ..A:.   X   X   ��������� Ladysmith, LB.  Direct From France���������Tooth, shaving,  hair   and   clothes   brushes.A splendid  assortnient  at  the Ladysinith   Phar-  'nacy.  Have you  seen  those lovely  collars  and    ladies'     waist belts  at  Shuon  Leiser & Company's, Ltd.?  Stoves  Pattern and Latest  We are^making them oi ths Newest  Styles, j  ."':'"' WE BO ALL KINDS OF FOU NDRY WORK  0ur Prices ara Reason*   hie  SEE OUR    NBW STeVBS IN ULAIR AND.ADAM'S WINDOWS.  and at Lsdysmilh'HardwarefiC.ompany-  LADYSfilTH   IRON & STOVE WORKS CO,^LTD. |   1  ���������_  The .social to he. held in the Pres-  jbyteriarr Cln-rch on Tuesday evenirrjr  I will be one ot the events of the season. Some of the lest talent of Nanaimo und I.adysrrrith will take part  in the programme. Admission for adults  25 cents.    Children,  IU cents.  anas     Photos���������Have    them talfcn-  for each mile Now!    t5t',u1'0 ������l)cn- at Ladysmith un-i 5^  til  next  weelc. i ?i  Getting out a paper is much  like a;  '.housekeeper's-     work in  one respect,  for no sooner: is 0uc meal over than  I preparations are made for another.  i  TO POULTRY FAR  100-ACRE FARM NEAR LADYSMlTt  Five acres cleared and cultivated, four roomed nous!  live Poultry Houses, 5oo Laying Hens, one Plough  _ lover Cutter, Axes, Hammers, Saws and Tools c!" eyi  ;r de-?criptio*i, two Spray Pumps, '^oworl.'io  Blasting Powder, Wire Netting six feet high coy in;j  3 1-3 acres. 2 i-2 Tons Hay, $20 worth New 'L-ith^  [Rifle, Shot Gun and two good Sail Boats  $450 Cassh and $750 on Hortgajje  .    ...-- J.STEWART,  P.O  Bax 26S,  Ladysmith  P.n 1  iu-.

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