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Array .EGISLATlYfi ASSK.IW.Y.  MOV 20 i9ls:-.  The Ladysmith Daily Ledger  VOL.2,  Tl'ESDAY, NOV.    28.   1905  PRICE FIVE    CENTS  WISH TO INSTALL  ELECTRIC PLANT  [fCouncil Will Grant Charter Lo-  I cal Business Men Will Form    , i  Incorporated Company  Representative  Makes    Request  at the City Council Meeting  Last Evening  A iifter'i'.nj; of the City Council took   Gentlemen.  I    haHp. not yet given up  lace   in  thc  Council   Chambers    last 'hopcs 0, lhe.    Clly ,-nslal,ing a pUlnt.  routine bucsiwr-s ha\iiig,'.,.i,��������� ��������� .    ,  ..   T i, .���������  h,i lire sjiicitor, I -luciieve. is sliiii0oking  veinr.g and  oen dispatched, Dr K. S. Reynolds  cprcsjenting a number of prominent  tusiiiess people of the city, asfc.nl  icrmissiou to address the board. The I  equest being granted the doctor said  lie subject he wished to speak upon  ���������as that of. electric light.- During  ic past week ' a halt ''dor.cn business  ien had been considering the question  rul they had appointed him to make  request to the Council Hoard. "If,  le Council would see fit." cc-ntinucd  iexspcakcr, " to grant u charier to  company permitting them lo m-  ;aU an eleetrat plant, the charter  jingi.'on the terms usually granted  y a'fcily to a private company, we  el there "would be no difficulty ' in  usiicg money to install a plant.  onio of these who are now inter-  ���������u-il' wii^.subscrilfc as much as $500.  hc .company ��������� ,wc propose to form  ill he made up principally of Lady-  viilti people We believe lhat near-  all thc business people will subline, and "Mr. William Ru.sseli, who  conversant with affairs  )tiiiccterl with thc oily, is rf the  pu\ion that if'.the company >s pro)>or.  o.igani'/.cd and thc plans presented  C feasible, subscriptions win be  ladny given by a number of the pri-  vte residents or the city, employees  thc E-Ntensfion "Mines. It has been  |und impossible it install a plant  wired by ihe city and'I lieiieve the  ouricii win agree with me when I  iy, it is the opinion .of * myself and  lose who arc now interested in the  reposition. that the jicxt best  ling1 to a municipal plant is one  jvned and operated by residents oi  lecity. A number of Hie business  en, who,m I represent th'is evening,  ill, I believe, consent lo act as di-  ctois of ihe Company, should onc  formed.        As   there is some ex-  CANADIANS HELD IN  RUSSIAN PRISON  Members  of  Crew of Schooner Diana, Prisoners  up Amur River^Storms on the  Greal Lakes  COUNCIL TRANSACTS  MUCH BUSINESS  Victoria,  B.C.,  Nov.  28'.���������(Special)  ���������Caipt.   T.   R.   Thompson,   a navigator who has spent years of his life  in Canada  and     the  United  States;  Kdward  McNeill,  a Victorian scaler;  George McCamish, a Canadian;   Jos  enli   Knapp,   a native  af   Washington, 'schooner had been  raiding Robbin Is  been drowned, owing lo the impres-manae'ed and tortured because he  siorr that the schooner Diana was uore a b*'1 reputation lor poaching rn  lost. Mr. Firidlay heard of her real Russian oilicial circles. McNeill and  fate  whJQ in  a prison  at Midvcid.       1,Ls  comrades   were  closely guarded.  While there he met some Japanese ,  sailors   who had been   aboard   the Di- !        LOUIS  AT GIBRALTAR,  ana.       Thcv      were  prisoners.    Thc  ''   Gibraltar,   Nov.   US.���������Prince   Louis  ol     Daltenbuig,     with   the    British  ��������� i.lo ihe water pow;r proposition. 1  do nol Leiieve in giving away the  eights of the city to any company.  In a few years, if not soonejr, the,city  may be in a position to install a  plant itself,,and i^ the Council grants  a charier to a company they will  lose money hi gaining control^of the  plant. If a company can go'to work  and install a plant why can't tho city?      .  Mayor i ."Because the people will  not allow the city to do so, Aider-  man Blair. ��������� There is ho ' water in  the creek to operate a plant and the  people will not lia\e steam/."  Aidemian'Bryden: -'I do .not soe,  your worship, ' how the city,can refuse to grant a charter to a private  company jus the, people have voted  uown any attempt or the Council to  install an electric plant. At thc  same time tho term of thc present  board is si ��������� near its dose that I  think it might be better- to leave it  to thc next Council, i'fersonaiiy, however. 1 would strongly favor grant-  ins; a charter.  Mayor. "It is vsuaiiy the ii's-  tom of a retiring; Council to.maVe a  recommendation to a new board on  any especial subject, and in all cases  ciiich recommendation is at lci'st faiV-  erably considered and usually followed.  Aider man Beveridge saw the Council was still waiting ior a-.word from  the City..,.Solic.'tor on tjvir water  power proposition, .lie thought by  next meeting -night the Council  would Know u it was possible to get  the rights on Bush creek. If it w\\s  found to he impossible \then be would'  Tavor granting a charter to the 'company,'-but if there proved to he a  chance oi getting the water power he  thought   tbe   city   should   keep     the  as  ant.  and a Spanish boy named Joe. from land rookery, twenty miii-s south of s'!u������'wI*"on, has arrived at Gibraltar,  the Island of Guam, arc confined in. Nicholaski, where they were detain- STORMS ON GRRAT LAKES,  a,Russian pr.son two hundred miles ed five months. They were given a ' "Many storms have been raging orr  up the Amur river at fJabouruski. trial and Captain Thompson was nie Great Laics, arid several acei-  Thc news was brought to Victoria sentenced to a year and four .months dents arc reported. The freighter Cre-  bv Robert - Findlay, who has just re- The Goners received lighter sentences, scent City is a wreck in Lake Super-  turned, from. Russia. He says that in All were sent up the Amur river ioi, and the "Appalonrax is ashore in  Japan   they  were  thought to     have    to prison.    Captain  Thompson     was Lake Michigan.  THE NICOLA MEN  AGAINST  ARE TVXKING COAL  The      N.cola      Herald contains  an coal  fields  of Nicola, and I say that  article  that is rather amusing     this   < l>cy  are  not  even excelled  hy       the  week,  about the  llunsniuit   interests,  fearing the tide water compctrtion of  HOME RULE  Many Accounts for  Road Work  Passed to Finance Committee  for Payment  Will Put Culverts Across  . i  ot the Streets This  Winter  Many  At the meeting of   the city council  , The clerk reported  that  J.  Park,  last evening Mayor  Coburn presided, ThirU Avenue,  and J. X. Smith, had  requested that  culverts be 'taken ac-  London   Nov.   2/.���������Lord   Rosobcry's  emphatic   repudiation   in   his   speech  famous   Pt'imsylvannia   coal   and    oil [a(, Bodwin,   Cornwall,  on   November  25, ol   thc   Home  Rule  Policy   of Sir  ,,���������.,, .4-1 - -    . 1 It'iuv     Oampiiell-Ba-niiftiman,   loader  the Nicola coal   mines   and   wanting    (hc   ^^   aR  m ihc ncgx  iuUm       I      ^ ^-^ ^.^ ^  Quilinal    |)}.  fields.    The coal  kings  from  Vancou-  \er   Island   may   \cry   well  condemn  to retard  their development  for     20  wi���������   prijV(J  t,lClr  grea(est  compcLitoi.  years,  cic.   Those familiar with con. ' ^  j.jduwa'.er.   Mr  diliens  orr Vancouver  Tslaird       know  |���������   ���������.(,^  lhat there is more coal already      in  Dunsmuir  wanted  options  up there   for  twenty  yeais,  without paying cash.    If these  all the aldermen being'������������������present.  A request  from  thc  Rev.   R.  Hoyle  for a drairr  to carry the water now  running from  High street onto     the  Presbyterian property clear of     that  property was  referred to thc street  foreman for action. j  The Chief of Police wrote informing the council that Mrs. Dier had  agreed to keep the two children of  Mrs. Pichetto for $20 per month. In  this connection the .clerk was1 instructed  to ascertain  if  the council   were i  ross the street close to their property.     Aid. Blair said  there was- plenty  of timber  belonging  to  the  city  not being used,  and he thought      it  would be a'good  idea io use it   for  culverts  across  ail-the streets.  Aid.  Beveridge  suggested  that  the  interior      of the council room      be  thai statesman when speaking in  Stilling, Scotland, Nov. 23, which  seems to nine widened the breech in   that Mr  sight orr   Vancouver  Island  than  can  opMons had been given lie would have  j!.V! in  organizing a company,  issu-  g stock and canvassing for "business  e U, not wish logo ���������Y"������>* * j^ ^   ht {ho loW1,     lf lt w  ������ -iIiiq;  mailer  until  ve miow h   im^     b f  uic     would    grant us the charter jnrposs.blc  then by ail     mean. gra.  hV    p--l.it we should   install would the charter to a company of cituens  " i'���������       ���������r,,w   otid  .nip   oi Ladvsmith.  S^f^5^^tT. Aidennan Maione was of ^e same  ^? when liisini warranted it: -opinion as Atdermani Brydcn. The  he charter we should ask ^ouid..be.:..ife of the present eouricu fWa������ ^  "���������, i^'+hn^ printed bv cities, to short to make it advasablc for it..  ttT ruivit       con SS     AVe should to grant a charter.     He thought Wm  St������o,ntcririW  St  SI u "to burnish' ;Wght for-^ JMunicipa!    ownership      of  an elect >c  wm-       :;The idea of the  company piarrt a charter should he granted lo  S'-   be to get outcontract forms a:.com^  irlf^ to    have their  places fur-,was impossible     to get water rights  ������% electric Jight.   the cost e-niBush Creek. \ Until then no definite  h������ ������n'-greater than pnices charged steps should, be taken,  n "   vJtii        We' think  that eT-)-  Alderman  Nicholson, said  this   was  f     H   man ^,V great inany ' the first he had     heard of-the forma-  -^,nC   sidS   " uid^ anxi^rl tion'of; a private  company  to  install  vl ���������      cell nh ifire^nn-nt.     We are a plant.     One thing was certain, tho  fe^S   iperionce no'city badly -needed electric light.  The  Cn'uunt      w stock as  Council had .done  alnn  its power to  at ^ n    m Sc   ompany would'get it.     Tiie citizens had ������*ed'*r a  " -^fitSie one    In "tie interests 'oy.iaw and.it was voted down, so, in  ?ieRjt ^ Sic resident, should il,L opinion there, was noting .eft for  l^rckhoiders.     Ido not  a*k you  the   Council to do     but to   grant, a  ���������    ni-riHii answer this *>v- charter     to some   company.        '���������"���������������  3K:VUQlSoumMct have an un-.though    the     answer of the Couhcu.  n"1^, rroiv   ol a.   expression ofopln however,    should    he delayed for one  -T^rXo AidSnrcn1 Present.     If a'week   so . that    ^f������������^  on    v  prepared charter is  present; _ could    be     learned  about the    liusu  '     ;    he ncxi  mcetino- of the   Coun-'Creek question.   The Mayor said  lhc  t^be ^ are^ to receive it city had ^^-���������ahara  Mow  when  vcribiv        I'' vou     wm grant the  the by-law  was .defeated,   licfo.e it  Ut������ wc should be Snared to go  ys voted  upon there were tour ������hK-  .     h t������ ,-ormnr/d incorporate a ^om-  erent   companies   wanting   lo   insUU  ^y i      geTto tvork L instan the  a,i electric  plant,   but  since,  the  ,y-  SSl   wo  guarantee  tb:  have  U ��������� law  was. defeated   nothing   whatever  Z'Z'a  nnd   rea-lv to  furnish light  had been heard  [row'thc companies.  He tiny or  lugusl next. People   who  had   been contcvPlaling  ti,p eWarter     we would ask  would  improvements to thek i>ro|>crtics con-  .olihtrbc to  operate n>c  plant ior  sidered  the defeat  of the by-law    an  wrntvnvJ     years, and   the city can  evidence of  want- of faith  in the city  nv"time if it wishes take control   on the part  of  the people, and  consc-  i onnt     as all    charters "ate quen.tly had   not made improvements,  Tainted subject to 'the cities' pur- and on the same account business pco  h!se it i reasonable advance on the pie who had Wscn considering the op-  hasci at a. ening  q{      frcsh ,iiwlust,rif.s in, Lady-  iivestnient. ^^     ^.^      ^  gmLHi     ]ad ^^ discouraged ,by the  -t   i    .i.i iihP in eet thc opin- defeating of the by-law and had not  ,,enren   I should Ukc tc gel ^        His'Worship, continuinfe.  on of the meni-bers or the bo ^ ^  .von nir   as wc <lo not   wish lu   b"  >-"., ,. - ,     ,       , ,  ic expense     of  preparing a  charter*.-gracing a charter   to a private com-  imes, we  are certain  our plans wm  pany, especially to one composed    of  ret"  with      the views  of   the City residents of lhe city.   In tune       to  tnLL" .  ��������� come the. city, if it were in a position  Council " t    d w b      tl      j    t   In hig  Aid      Blair.   "Your   Worship    ami ' ' 7  Aiu-     x^aii.      'v opinion the only course for the coun-  lie mined for many decades. The  yrailn of it is so much superior to Nicola or any other coal on the Paci-  iif Coast that no oilier coal can be  said' if Wellington'is obtainable, and  as for-the cost of rrrirrrng it, Nicola  coal men iworiid do well to conic over  and see. Cerlain it,-is that no coal  from the Nicola country can > ever  compete  with .Vancouver   I.-land.  The article appearing in the Herald  referred to is as follows: >.  A member of the American Asso-  calion of Mining Krrgrrreers is out  with a defiance   to  James   Dunsmuir,  had   the  country, in his   power     and  the, paily at the moment when a dis  solution of parliament is threatened  owing   to  the split   in  the Unionists  need   not have developed it, thus keep'party over the fiscal qiiesfon, is the  j ing     out a competitor for his coast  coal.  "Nicola Valley is being much,  talked of now on account of the C  P R. pushing its way info tli-.r district, and also because Jim Hill  w.ll give the region outside connection by tail, with tidewater. Competitive lines  will   be established.  He concluded an elogium o'r the Nicola   Valley   Ly saying.  "It is a great,country in many other respects.   The mountains areslud-  thc 'Vancouver Island  "coal  bacun."'-J(led-wilh millions of feet' of comiiicr-  The hitler" recently injected  thc  Ni-   cial     timber, thc hills are full       of  cola valley coal   field   nnd   gave   the  j line  bunch grass,   furnishing spirndid  country a bad eye, says  lhc   Vancou-   pasture for  fattening eatlle, thc soil  in  the valley  is  thick and  fertile and  'latest sensation in political circles of  the United  Kingdom.  vei   World.  "ft      is  thc riehesl  seen in thirty years,  al'  over  the country.  valley  I   have  'anything  will grow there;   the  coun-  and   I have Jiccu I tiy is clotted   with  small  lakes     and  I am  prepared , streams which are full  of fish;       the  Sir  Edward   Grey,   who   was  secretary for foreign affairs rn   thc Liberal administration  rn   1892���������95, speaking al Newcastle on  Tync  today,   attempted to dispel  thc widespread im-  pressjion   that   Lord   Rosehery       and  Sir Henry  Canipbcll-Baiinerman     arer  irrcconciahle.  Ile   said   lie     thought  Lord Roscberry had prrt a wrong construction upon Sir Henry's speech at  Stirling and .that undoubtedly an explanation from the la Iter worrld prove,  there had been     a misunderstanding.  Sir Edward said the policy of     the  -Liberal   government  should   be along  the lines following CJeoige  Wyiiclha-m."  former chief      secretary for  Ireland,  and  Sir  Anthony  P.   McDonnell,   under secretary to the Loid  Lieutenant  liable for the support of the children  ancc committee,   was"asked  ii"w  furr.ng  thc time  their  mother  is   in  jail.  I'.lls including $341.25 for road  work and the monlMy school accounts totalling 1.14S.85 were ordered  to be .paid.  The     clerk   informed     the council  Wm.   Russell had consented  to audit  the city's books  The  mayor  said   a matter  .should  that  painted, tint Aids. Nicholson and Ma-  lone and the Mayor favored any mon-  ey_ lhat the council had to spare being spent on the streets.  Aid.  Bryden,  chairman of the fra-  sufli-  cieitt money was in the treasury     to  ' pay for culverts being put across all  thc streets. There was sufficient lumber on hand, if there was enough money to pay for the work. Aid., Bryden  thought .the expense could be .met. As  soon as the-weather will permit work  on the culverts  will be commenced.  j     A request from the B'ire Chief' that  the caretaker's room be papered was  have    the  attention  of  the  [granted.  council  was the arranging  with    the  irowncial authorities for the accom-  The  chief  was  asked   what  hours  the caretaker was in his room.   The  I"nriiit:on   01   prisoners,   people   com- j chief said he was  there always from    ,'  u-ted for  ,i.fraction  of  Uie oily  by-   10 p.m. until six o'clock the follow- ''  aw.s  ,     Ihe clerk was instructed to  ! ing morning, so  if an alarm was   to  lake the matter  up with (,l,c author- ] be rung during jAe night he would be /  "ties and report at the next meeting-   there to call the brigade out  A BIG RAILWAY  SYSTEM OUTLINED  a fecry from  to  Victoria or Esqiui-  lo     goon   the  stand  and  take  oath Woods,- aie full of game, it is a sports'of Ireland  in  giving  Ireland  lire   wrd-  timt Mr.   Dunsiwiir never drilled      a J man's   paradise,   and  the time   is not  hole through the earth in Nicola val-   far distant  when   (he \alley will  ley.    I have   thoroughly  examined the    famous for  its  oil  wells."  hc  BENEFIT GONGERT"  REPORT  The Fi-ovu.c-iai Gaxelle and various  les to     01wnpia  with  paj.eis, among others  the iiaiiy Led- ' l'<"rt Angeles  ger,  -Jontains  a series  of notices con-'llia,fc "arbor.  Jrrrrralory of the news published reia-I    Iu  Ul's     connection      the  Victoria  Times says. "It 'is reported that  connection is to be ' gncrn by leiry  with Victoria from -the lme of the  Coast Kooileiiay,    also so that m the  ti\e     to contemplated   -..railway con-  si.rin.tii)r!  ur  the  province. |  Roi.i.'lsijii   dc   Kobeitson,   the  solicitors for A. A. Arthur, or New York,  Below    is, thcVeport of the  r-'oot-  b-all Club .concert .committee,, sho'v'.ig  a balance on hand  of $133.05',  wliich  sum is to  be presented to Mr. ,Kerr.  TIi2 committee: is to be cbngra.tuiJ-.tcd..  upon thc success of their efforts.  Editor Ledger,   Sir���������Enclosed   please   the recent  "Total  receipts  ..:.........  $jc.l.75  Total expenditures ... .'��������� 2S-70  find  report  of  the committee-'tiav'ug  charge  of  benefit concert     in   .parti,  house Nov.  25,  1905:   ,  Balance on. hand  ....,.:..  $J.'*;j.05.   -  Wh wish  to acknowledge  the assistance rendered  by the performers at  concert... and cspc'ciaiiy.-to  RECEIPTS.  'Hoy  receipts   ..   $73.75  Dance ; ..-  .';   ..-.;  10.50  Tickets     sold ....:....   77.50  $101.7-5  EXPENDITURES.^  .. $ 7-50     7.20  2.00  $2S.70'  thank Mesdamcs'--I-fmitcr and iUtiir for  arranging, the tableaux.   Also    v    lo  ' thank Mr.  Wcscott; for iiauliiig piano,  and to acknowledge the generous ac-  ��������� tion of- the.-orchestra in giving their  services at     the dance and   io than'-'.  ���������Mr.'.A. J. McMurtrie for his kindness  We reel it cannot do ether thaivcrodil.  to the citizens of Ladysnrilh, w-lrcn,  on an  occasion  of  this kind,-      they  l turn  out  and   make it such   a grand  success. COMMITTEE.  ���������-o-  CALLED   HIS   ATTENTION.  St. Fetersburo-,   Nov.   27���������  Charge  est possible score for thc development  of her local institutions.   He declared  Kowover.   that  he distinctly   repudiated.-Uic idea of Home Rule  for      Jrc-  and as  jiarfc of the  Liberal  policy.  Austin Chamberlain, secretary of  the exchequer, speaking at ihe Red  Ditch tonight, said that the crisis in  thc cabinet existed solely in tin- imagination of the newspapers. There  was no such crisis, hc declared, ami  he, added that he was unable (o say  whether the general elections would  take place or  hot.   o   NANAIMO   NOTES.  If     a herring ami  a half oor.l, etc.  A   couple of   Hadysmilh   iireir   dropped  into a place where lityiid refreshments  arc'"'sold . in   Nanainio   the otiu-r  day  and called "for  Apolnrnis water.  1 "How much?" asked the buyer, as  he made ready, to produce coin ni'llii-  realm. '/Two do/'/.cn even," said ihe  B.K.      "Eli?"  queried   the l.adysiuilb  'mair. "Ah, beg pardon," said lhe  embai'assed man behind the bar.  "Ypu sec, sir,   wc deal so  mm Ii      in  I'erring   'ere  that   [.didn't  no I ice you  I were from Ladysmith where, they  always  uses cash."   0   The widower   who   is advertising   in  1110  those associated  rioiais   of  aimiica-tioii   t>j   alio k^lis- I  ne.\t sitting for am-  irrdn.riits Lo \aiio-is railway clAir-  lei's  concerned   in   the  system,   which  ..   , s\^.tem Victoria seems to b2 destined  with  lrrrn give    t  b        to play an important pait,  being the  1"  application   t>j   ahe itLlis- ���������     ., ,   ,      ,,     ...  nn.-.   ������������������)   -I,,"     ���������,���������.   ��������� ,,���������,     ��������� ,- outlet foi  thc Trans-Pacihu trade,  r.iiiiif   al    1 lies      rre.st   sittirnr  tor  am- ,     .,.,  j     I here    ,is still ai mystery surrounding  the scheme with resi ect to what  -s  proposed to  be organixed. : great ^po^atioa is back  of it.     It  A  notice     showing  what is  to con-'' WaS  Su^sted in      Saturdays Times  .slit-ule lhc system .sets forth that ap  piii-atioji   will  le made U.)  incoiporate  cil  lo pursue  was  to grant  the char-  Ipr.  Dr.   Ucynolds      said   lhe  gentlemen  hi teres ted would, he thought, be satisfied if he could promise (hem some  definite answer nextweck. If the members of lhe board wished, he could arrange lo present a schedule of thc demands of thi' company, lie objected  lo the. pulling off of lhe matter until (hi) next council was elected, as it  was the wish of those interested to  go ahead at once. In a few weeks hc  was satisfied thai half of the required capital would be subscribed  and there would  be no difliculty     .'si  D'Affaires Eddy today sent a note to   the Nanaimo Herald  for a lunisekc-ep-  Count 'Lamsdorff,   the  foreign  minis,  ter, calling  his attention to the assault on  Mr.   Bliss,  but making   no  demands.  er,   aged   40,   wilh-a view   to   matrimony,  should   know   thai   single      ladies  who  have   matrimonial   views do  not reach thc ago of l'oi'tv.  A FULL SUPPLY  OF THEATRES  alteralions and  improvemen  'made   to   thc   old   Y.M.C.A.   building  on Hastings street, which will trans-  gclting the olhcr, so   that work could 'form  the  theatre  into a modern  and  be commenced   without delay. up-to-date theatre.   Thc new theatre  The city  clerk   was  reti/ics-led       lo j will  be occupied  by  Mr.  Carl  Ucrch,  instruct the city solicitor  to find out   according to  the  terms of the agrec-  for certain   whether or not the water  j incut which  was  signed  late  yestcr-  rights of Rush  Creek   were   held     by . day afternoon.  A Vancouver:  report says:    At     an Jas  the Kress Library block.   The 0\vn-  cxpcnditiirc of 'over  $1)5,1)01)  extensive  ers of tbcblo-k,  Messrs. CavannghA--  will be ��������� Raker,  Ieas?.d   the   building   lo      Mr.  a co.'npuiiy with power to acqVire the  fuii-fn>-ii:g charters   anil     operate   the  undertakings: The ..Vancouver. & Coast  KooiViiay  Hail way Company;  the Ai-  benri & Cowichan  Company;   the Al-  lh\'   Kaniioop.s      anil   Aliin    Railway  Company, and  the "Midway &  Vernon  Kaiiway  Company.  AiTonipanyi.-jg      notices   show  how  these are lo he     connected up into a  system:.    The fir."I     one, that of the  \ iiuuiiivl-r   A   ( nj:.sf      Kootenay  is  a  charter bei.'l   by      McLean  Brothers.,  tin-   route-   being  from   the Kootenays  lo   X'aiicoiiM'f      City  a'oiiK much  the  same  louu"  as   the  Cl.V.  A-   10.,  now  I in    fiinr:-(.   of      cis:istnu-l-ioti. It is  sough!     In e\tciiil     (lie tunc for the ,  cotnplehori  of  ttic li: i* and  to author- ,  i/c  tin   building of a branch  to Kam-���������  lonrs.  ��������� j  'I lie Midway  ^      Vernon charier is  soiinhi   to  he  amciiik-d    so  as   to permit-   of building   to      Kuinioops   also,  and   pi.'i-iii-;.ssiiiii      is  as!.nd  lo  buihi a  l.ran'-ii  to  Peiilicton.  riie  Kuinioops   ^   A'Uin  act  is sought   to   U..'   revived,ratifi-ed   fml   ctin-  fiirni'il. The  time 'or coiistructinR the  line  ;s asked to  be extended, ami an  aifcialioii in-lihi'Tine asked lo be permit I ijil so thUt it may run from Kam-  \ loops, where it     will meet Vie Coast  Kooirnay and the Midway & Vernon.  up  the     North  Thompson     river to  Yellow Head     Pass.     Permission lo  build a branch to     Quesnei Lake win  also lie asked  In connection     wilh  tho Vancouver   -��������� ..     ��������� . ,  Island branch,  an a������������������i���������Uon     is to "night at practice there is going     to  ,', 1,,     revive, ami confirm the   he an interesting game ~ -  ., I Allcomers meet, wiu'i the: odds slightr--  that, possibly the Chicago. Milwaukee and St Paul Company was behind Mr. Arthur in his. scheme. ;Many  we'.i informed in tnynsport-artion subjects hold the opinion that 'this, isAha  corporation which is -entering lhe  field in a tight against. J. J.. Hill. .Additional color is lent to- this hy the  fact that the Coast Kootenay pro  jeet. which -.practically parallels the  V. V. & 15.. is included in the system.  Those intimately associated ,wuth  lhc sche.ir.e will not give any. clue to  the interests which are back of it  other than'' assurances that it is to  be part of a gigantic scheme of railways Willi ramifications in many directions. ' ������������������ ��������� ��������� ' -  -.The.-present tornfrinus of the-Cowichan & Alberni & Fort Rupert railway is al Mill Bay, in Cowichan district. To reach this city the new  brie would have to parallel, the E' &  N". railway or by an alternative  route via Cowichan and Sooke. 1  D. II. MCDoweil, of Victoria, and  John Cane of Port Angeles, are responsible in a large measure for bring  irio; Uie plan to the attention of capitalists, and their .success is'jn-di-cateidi  by the promptness with which the  Midway, Vernon section is being  built. Is is claimed that European  capital  is behind  the venture,  which  is even more comprehensive than the  British Columbia portions pf it indicate.   o   BASKETBALL���������  Sporting Editor Ledger,  Sir���������Judg-  i  any company and   to report at  next meeting.  the  The building  was formerly  occupied  by the free  library  and was   known  Uerdi for a term  of  I wc-nly-onc years  In   the event   of his   !< swig   the  People's by  the decision  of lhe -courts.  Mr.   Berch states   that,   through  managerial courtesy he  1ms  been  otleii'd  the  use both   of the  Vancouver  Opera  house by Mr.   E.   R.   Ricki'tfs       and   I  the   Victoria  theat re  by  Air.   .1. Bos- 1  cowitz,  for his  attractions.  Either of  these offers hc may accept.  ng   by   the   rivalry   displayed      last  is goir  of basketball  ;ht--  Wednesday when the Eagles     and  ly     in favor of Uic Eagles. In fact,  nc  niiiiie !���������'      revive.  t'owichan-Aibf'i-iii   ami      Fort  Rupert ,  Uaiiwav  Act  by     extending the time.,011  for   construction   and      permitting   of   '>'        .   .   ..    ,. ���������,.���������   +h���������t   ihP mn  present indications   arc  that tne iva-  Uie extension of th-1 line to Victoria j  i i.r Esquimau harbor.  j The whole system will be known as  Ifhe B.C. Central Railway Company,  land A. A. Arthur is the executive  brad Ile is also identified permanently with the vaiilway recently in-  I corpora led  to build from Port Augc-  jdes will scoop every team that      is  brought against them this  winter.  SPORT  AT  THE  ABBOTSFORD.  J.  M.  Scanned,  Ladysmith.  V.   G.  Cudlip,  Victoria.  S. B. Beare, Toronto^      .  MSI  ������1  m\  ;s*>fe5:  iffl^ra--!  ���������& mn<ur-rvi. wwmnn-. r-.^-  -- "-���������" LT^T^  jM���������hji mm i n< hi iirw I i * ���������   i i1������ ��������� " itt n 1 iir���������TM~   "  j^."*"  ���������-       - ��������� "*  lawW**^'"*^*'^^ ~r^T  a.,^^^^ '  HE DAILY LEDGfR-  Pubhotted    every  day  except Sunday.  BY        THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION -?RICE  ,0 cents  a  month:    $5  per  year    in  advance      Advertising rates on ap.  plica*- u>n. ___.  SB=St"lESDAY1 i't7v.    2F.  iF>  "      ������10,U00 BOOK  STOLEN'-  ���������"���������assa^^-* "^ggBBW"*--'  JJH3  ;  "5*������S  ~"������w2  "i^  uS*J  I.-..-  ** ������-^  fc&i'.  SSL  tag  esc!  Si!  m^m:^Zrfm^MZ^^^m:S^M^  w -trw-.ns^'if^'f::' "  ������""v5. - '':'''     -.   i '��������� -:     :'���������-'   ������������������ 'l ', ���������".-.'..-'������������������: ;" '������>���������'.'---. -  ������S=  A. J. AicMUit 1 ������Mi.   ",rl>i>rlew.-  Tims Tiifel������ K@. y������v  EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, OCT.  2If.'    ^'  ��������� "   |    Trains leave Ladysmith for Victoria and  f^^     ,^^^  .^-------������ 18.10 a.m. daily',   and at 4.00  p.m. on   iu-<.m.!>'..i.-T      J.  i days.  :������   Wv-^fh^  Horns?' ^ hen  You Can  3S ������? ^1 NanaJir.G ffede Pit Shoes  for  *-"*������������������  g^| Newly KLted up a������<l  gg-- |        IninusLcU  K&3  ������=5S  _      We put-based'the entire ,-loch   of  Kanaimo-made      PIT   SHOES, g^  Tne     famous manuscript ol Bed������    ^g ^^ ^ ^^ ]x^nZy.irs, al a very low figure,^    low g  Cnod tables and good  Hoonis  -v-.-.-w ^^���������<*^lT~^:li  .JOHN GOG&.PROP-  w  's- v    ,       -m   f .. ���������w'.nin-.ir-n   >i-i   .--Il  i a i. er mediate  stations  Trains  leave -Ladysmith  for Jellm^on t .,.   . 11   u d  at  11-57  a.m.  daily,  a** at  G-CO  p.m.^oa   .-.��������������� i -i-js,   .,aUuaa.s  SimiScUESlON TICKETS ON .SALE TO  AND   ^.^f^1 ?������?  good for  going  journey   Saturdays  and Jsum.jjb,   ill.ui. .e  the following Monday. -��������� ""  Board at reasonable  Kates  The bar is extra v/ell  Slocked  .   'lire       ���������l������.i"��������������� -.,-    ,,., x;_., ^_=������- ��������� amw������ij������������vft     u^    .---.--;--. , . .. ��������� --..r^r.-i-r:-- Sis^L-j,  : nialed-to be worth from -    , ^S\,., -'_: - -���������,'>, ,���������L Nv,;: ?r-;;; ;,/ ,:.'..-c.SJttp���������.'.. ',to ;V sell,,; them ., ,/ a,t -g^  A������1^,000,,has. ncen-.istolen.from..   ^       S^-^ ahvavs had the��������� rcputatiorr'crT ^j--  "���������" "rif the Hon. Society oi Oiay "> .^ ^.^/-"Na^aimo^ade  l,rt ������������������ y^Zf1 ..'���������..;,,.-���������������������������.':-:'..���������,':. ,:     '; g!^-  ; ^l������ZZ  :-:: "1   ���������   ���������,:i������:&,-u*-U-Ai.:^*.v.-fe������������������* ���������>^?::'^-^"-t^  f'   iCBtl.:������ntury.    ������-is ."f^l',c������Uv : ^ 't������ WL^te"' *������:-* , , . ������������������ .    , _*  ���������.''������������������.-��������� ������������������( vpllum   bound   ia   oiu   j<-      .,.,   >t_..... ���������-.'���������. <��������� ,! ������������������ -.'.-,-. wis,--,  ';?^:^sabout^  ������������������'������������������ -.el:   'Z   -   e - ---n���������d' -about   two   inches.!    w^/       .,       -   ' ,; ��������� ,������L    \*y ��������� '   -"'    V������r-y-V   ..:���������:��������� :-.-^g_  ��������� ������������������2i '^cen^  -���������Sibrary::or.;Cray'S' Inn,,^  ������������������^^5^1as?tne  manuscript: with :j^g: Z^^ fati&Z.fe, ^ SdmtfhWgZVOW&Jjg  othU: Wexhibited in:;^^^ .  :J.^:Zr::i]Z?^^  ;f'A;'  e*L..  lo  11.   On  Sale. . .. '%!h*  ^^^���������th^^.7 w^^'^^p Mote  Good rooms,     good bods,' and good board.  Our l-*i  is  newly  ntiodup ard well supplied an'i i, m cha-        V  ;i4ft|tp^gfJ^i^;:T-^  Sails from liadysmith for  Vancouv������ ^ ������a^r3,!^ ^J;"0 a '" an<1  returning' sails  frooi Vancouver     for   Ladjsmit.i at -du  p.n        , .  ,       ��������� '      CEO. L. COCRTNEY. ,  ; i i i- i ! i i   i ���������    > '  '    '  86 Govt.  Street.  Victoria B.C.   , .       '       Di������t. freight &. Pass. Agt  ::-,\5l/-(f���������*������"���������"? ^..^   -  ^-5   5   ������  it'GRiiSBLigi  nlhprV: was- cxhib-vrai  irr.,-i;ii-t; ^"-;-: . -   ,-^;'"--   :,V     ''-'V r ���������"''������������������" - '-      :r-h-'-  :iip^t"S5S;6^.lp:il^ i^s-iffsns'Suits ;$;|:i-v4.  :.-,Kiitl   -'.....���������:  ..       'r   -,.   -.-     ������������������������������������-,��������� ,���������-,...���������'.   -.        ���������' - .    ���������-' .������������������-'.������������������__    -  A    :_'..J.-,-^P     I-'  '5  1.1      p-,..r'i ,mil lodiiimr $1.00 per day  This  Hotel bus    been completely    Beta anu ioabmL  renovated.  OFR'GE  m  ~r    ^*������*k ������'.'���������������������������"������  V���������'"*".   -JT  's r    ii   a     fe-������-^i P  ���������"<"%-, ',���������"���������'������������  -3 i'  THC COMTORTABIX WAY. '������ j  TO FERNIE,    B.  C. ��������� j  U'        ReadlJOwn' A..,R"*-:d",5 ���������,' -   'ii  H   9P.m. I.v.   ViOi-OlUA    A.i.    4 ���������������������������������������"��������� ,  k   8.oop..n. tv.     Sealtle      Air. 9.00 a..  ��������� ;..,���������,      fJav^>���������. ,������������ > -^   .YaiSS    Sli'S-  fei- q-.ip.ru, Arr.    Kverclt     Arr. 7.30 ���������������'��������������� ,       t>y    LiM/w. ....1 v-i ������*  ^   0^0 a.m. Arr. SPOKANR Air 7-45  P������������ l| ..,ft ? n .,,���������       p    J  m. -.   6 . , <S������\  111. 1    '~A -.^ . .   '1.   ...+ nl    '       ' -.JJ"  P;   0.70 a. :n. --"'��������� ^' "J-   1���������-.    4   6 -.,,..111 Air.   Uexfo.d   Arr 12.30 V-  JX     ������   sZ    ���������   m.Ar.     EUce   Air.  ,0 4--  14. ONE NIGHT  5tOTS'S^������:.S^^#S^  l'U"W.J I j ���������     T,n     p-\  this   particular  case  came  to   .������  u  amined it was found that Beda's Man  ascript was     missing.   There       was  missing also  a printed  copy ol      *k  Maske of  Floors,"   dated -161 1,   the  value of which is comparatively   nisio-  nificant.       The lock of the case -vas  unimpa.rcd,  making if clear lhat the  thief   bad   cither  takjn   advant.ije ^oi  the occasional opening or the cas? .v.  the librarian, or thai he had bctorm  ^S^a'A;:,',:;-;;:.:.     -'/.'--:..,:. .''������������������":-'-.C'-;'.   ''-,-.;.:,--...., - -.-...,., ������%Z  "^hj: ��������� ���������iclo-thi-h'g; These: g60d:r w-e. are gelling were -never opened'out. of. the' "S^L  ~y$i&.: case',. '..--Hendersdn.'.'did. .'net .nave the ''���������'' price when thev;.-arrived "���������: h7 - *^  ^i'freight-. ./['he money had to be put-up at'6nce':'-Wc'had'-the'4Tionev'.aridV---:i^>si  -|g.vljough# the CLOTHiKC- -AT H A1.F ;PRlGE.vThcy are JUST.; AS;;^"  ^-:G0QD;yAS ANY CL(ynHNG- 'I*\-' CANADA.    They, ate perfect' fit- ^^  -  ��������� -������. ~~i._.i������--wn>ii'- agar^  ;m b^- -������> ������������ ������* w-==s-:Et Awm,������ >: " '-'��������� La<iy5������1H'' B'������'  Lienors and Cigars. .   as  i  S:.G0QI):rAS ANY ;clotii^o-   i>>. "--���������-;���������-. , -;.- ���������    ���������/. ; ;v V;    .,., g^  tfiWdc'casi'6'ual opening.. oi-.uii;-u.ov���������, . _- ���������  ;the;;librarian, pr ���������.that;'he Tiad /become  .si���������; i;i;fh-'' '".'k-:-;''"'. r.^ ���������     .:   ": '   :     v, ,:    - -    . ^.  pdssessed- ,6r a ksy^to.:the case;' There: ^^  guarantee  such high- G'rade Clothing      "WAS. '.'-.NEVER-'- SOLD-AT t&T*  ���������Was-;-h'Othiiig.:out'-:6f-ordeiV^ : .    Viin    ' -,- - .':',    " **S������  -������������������-',T-V. :���������.;,-   ���������,-.        ���������;      ���������-.-.   ; <.:.���������-.- .-������������������.-"- -    _-&������   SUCH  L'RiCLS BEFORE.     Our  lot was nearlv  100  suits,   m dou- -^  ������������������'������������������    ���������i    cjn;-,i!p stvlss.    Now  oii.sale  - gsr^  Cost. 5th Avcnoe & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meai at any hour  Mca's 35c. ond Upvvnrd  1  l One ol  which  fs  the famous    -(ioilil  l- .      ,  '"  >, iSaa-ii t.S:alists" ;  Ticl.et'j on siiie to au Eastern  and  alTord a clue  KISS  ALBL'M.  J^:'?-::v;:--..i' :������������������'- ���������- '':V        a '��������� '<s.n-'.,v'p' stv'liis.   ;Now  ori. sale  .^..blc-breastcd,;: sciware-cut. ;and   Sa-.!i.e.sausv.        - .- /; '.-  ������n^������^������-^-^"*7^r-  i'-i-'A.-..-.; clever young Lcridpn'lia'dyi :;a.-  .Miss Evans,.has'deviled- a hevy: kind.  ���������pf^autiigraph,^albuniV;:th;at-is lively:,to;  ;'be';popular. 'It is so 'contrived-as ;;to.-  '���������enable: a 'y'ouhgUady'l-n'bt'.-.oniy-,. to-.cp'i^.:  S'lect: the au'tdgrapli. sighature;,.. 0f  her���������>  :"v!rei.aliyes;:;schpoi.maites,;:. and , ih-tima't.c;.  % friends, :but. to  p'rcseryei.also!   - Um-v-.  ;^prints - of-their '������������������ .-kisses." ���������; -.. ':-.'.'��������� i':\'.-'.'       .-"���������-.,  !'c'j:JTI)e' book-is eqjuip peel-with- a little::  -^pad "VoLa.-solub'l.c .''caxmi"itc-tirit������-d';svib-'  ..".stance upon which the'-dips "'are. .--first  lightly , pressed so' a'sJ1   to:: take up    a-  ..'little  of: the pigment;-..'.''Then'--a'; little  ':-!-l:is's.'-;is-^i.mjirin.ted-:~up.bh the. page    iii.  . the spaca" provided for  the purpose,  ���������leaving , a clear carmine record .'oM be  pressure;cl:tire lirs. By the side, ot  the kiss print space S another >*or  tiie. auto-gj-'aph--.an-d dat-o,'"and  togeth  '. er the .'kiss-.and the signature make a  very precious, and. intimate, keepsake  -m       $i5 and SIS.oo  ^S,    Hens' Fulls For  Best  accommodation  for   transient  rod permanent boarders uul lodgers.  O R A. TN. D       I-IO T E L,  'Mens"SllftS  For    ^    This  new  Uotei  has been comforfc-  $11 -75 ^ B'J' !u)!libllcd anrt ,llc IJ'U' "'S U1   -"  :^ote^:>oominion;  g- " ONE NIGHT  1^     To an Kootenay  L'o'mls r  fa TWO   NIGHTS -  ���������!   i   ���������  fc        To    Winnipea and St. Paul        ������*-  Close,Connections v  |  For     Chicago.  Toronto,       [  "Montreal and  Al!Points EastSWest  Acetylene     Lighted     Cars. 1   j lls a,   ,ov.csl ralus.  Iramiiv Tourist Sicereis, ,   5 ou ��������� '  Pa.ace' Sleeping iJars ��������� ^  -fp-to-daw     1'ulln.^u    and     Tourist  Dining     Cars (Meal, a   la . ^      ^  ^   ^^   UMng  Cas  Carte). ;. |       '  Library Obser\alion      Cais :  j son ice   Cii.suipas.erl d  ���������Ihrougli     tickets and lag- .,       SicartiMuy ������������������ ;c..ct>   o������ oal-to   ������na  ga-e clipcks to an romls.   , ...! ������.-jni c'il Lhw?.sb i-oiots.   tabwi ac-  Steamship Tickets    r.|co������mo^���������������reseryJdby wire:  For tickets, maps, berths       ������ i  $20 and $25  ������������������Rules I-1-25 acd*1.50-  F'-oa bu-r to all eleamboat  landings and  -.      J       ii"i..r.*-vif* f>ar.< every hit  railway depots. 4 lilecuiic u.--ev- y  ������.\-"   a >iy luinisiiuu  .-.,.,   .���������._ '7"' "''     "   -  laT   d-le.     Rates  $1.00  a day   and * up-   '^T^, f0 r"U **?* of   tbp Ri^-   aw-  K. PAYNES, Propiietor,  I ABBOTT  ST.,   VANCOUVER   B, C.  S          For tickets, maps, berths       'f \                             vr,-o      s-if^J       IrJ  1      reservations and complete,    r, s P-;iK; ������fo     Hfii^     NUM       IK  1       information     call on or ad-    ������      *  fVIT"*:f;T���������  M      di ess. ;            f^  S  G. Yerkes E. R- Stephen  jj{5  A Cr R-A. G.A.G.N.Ry   |g|"   For     turtlur    particulars    call ot  Seattle  SSSfJ -"fei"  jmifedrti  &  Mij^l^HOlp  ������'r-*������*i'������H'lfi''"l;i^' One Douar Per  Day. ..  ���������'     v  . . '������������������''! ni .\( lilock from Derot.)  Half '.'lilock. from--Ds'-fot.)  icATACRE: STREET-.  :Lailysmilb. j  Under New M;'.������������?.'������ent  I ji O ii-^ 4^   * y * Juj *u i *  Nanasnio, B. C.  MuKiimeil & Woobank  proprietor?.  Victoria,   B-C.    }!'].'wriie the oli'u'e. Pbune'Maip -i5G.  S"^i^JES3SZ=^sl J _^   ^    ylvaJ.,t()n ^    E_  p.iackwood  I    A.G.PA..   N.P., General Agent;  Portland, Ore. Victoria, B.C  HENRY'S NURSfHCS  NEW CROP���������  Home Grown &   Imported  GARDEN,     FIELD     and   FLOWER  SEEDS,  THOUSANDS  OF FRUIT, &j  % 7  r-i-M.-frWIM        T D P f S   i      *\J^ 'V- i Ji .'J .-?������,     is_.--iy.-V.*.? a,  0K xi AFfl tN I ������L      1������������������������ Uc.o   j ^_>  CARIBOO CONSOLIOATE1.)   ;    ', JreeentIy visitcd the 'property, second  The. Colonial  Goldfields  Ga'/.ctte, in 1 cd the resolution.   Mr., Williams spoke i  its issue of November 'llth.  says:       I hopefully  as to the future of Vthc pro- ]  "-An  extraordinary: guiaral  meeting j ���������v   ancl :ciaoted. Mr.   Barley's    last  Subscribers   "who   do not  receive, the \ of  the Cariboo-. Consolidated,   Limit- !lcilcT.   iu   which   the: mine -manager  t. regularly   will   confer  a iavor    El!. WaS hcld on Thursday at t-c()i-'-stated "that  "wc   undoubtedly      have  <n      ''iMblishers if they will, drop a 1 fiCCS    oi the company,   18  St.  Swith- |j)Vi���������.ht prospects ahead and the��������� dovcl-  jicsi ���������: nrd.-    to     that' effect,   or" lea', e I lns l-''?a",0!  l'--'--- ...    1 oi'ment work wc are now on is ),pund  '--. '.^t .the oftice. Every efiort-;,, is Sir Bevan 'Edwards-who- presided, |lo be s^CCeSsful;i, ...  muiie to hare, papers delivered regu- '"'Jvcd . .reac-Uit.i-or.s in fav0r of /in- j - 'phc. resolutions were carried unan-  '���������.1 ' but it-is not always possible, creasing the capital of the company | im.0;!Siy, "and. the chairman stated  I; ��������� nrp not notified that a paper is lo ������200,OUU by thc creation of 2-{-u-'->-'! that the-scheiuc''->vas largely support-  1:0' regularly delivered We have no ^ prcrerenco shares cf 2s. civh. i.^ 1)y thc'shareholders. There were  . - (.:* knowing this and correcting Tl1'- chairman explained th?.t the only |ab,.ut nf;,000 proxies on the tabic  '"/mistake. '    ���������      oVf-wr  alternative ta the scheme  su;;- ; .���������K, aht,.lt. 25,0������)f)-.   represented in "the  mittcd   was   reconstniclion, Lwhich,-ir:roo.nj.   Thc usual vote of thaiiks c0n-  itbwiivo to,  ������\oiiia ha.-e  '..i,- L..V...1.. ������v!cludccl   the  proceedings.  .        _^ ..^^^^j^ 1 SRfieczing-.out some uniort-ai-at-; share-; '     "    ;  -' ... / ,'  - ^^^^^^i^ilPk IhoLlPrs   altogether, ; Uilir  reriar,!   lo "^  ���������'S^ ^-llthe  mine,  it has  j    Modern .aid     Suictly 1'irst  Class. '       )(j^      ./atalogn-  n*  30ill   WeJtminslei   Uoa-.l.   "Vancouver  .HODOUKNDKONS, ROSES, i     m bfi guie y0UJ.  tickets read   via  CJIiKENHOUSE  AND  IIAItDY       |  PLANTS. _._      the  j.-���������r  s.rina- plantiae.    ^'Aaa puces ,    ,-:  ....   w������.    M V.  ' i"' ������������������ >  ti JJ  ���������u.O������'*  ���������S- iK������ .-���������'-> *'iTii  ii   se.wi.sii.  CoinincrciiU  Mens'  heauuuai'ters.  Fire I'roof  . Building..-  fi  r-rl  .;iLNT''Q[J.ALrLT'  R.P,'RltH.'S'l\  nUUL LLLfiWb  HI ���������! ^  1 s.  PAIN-fJNG,        PArGktIANOiNG  ETC.  fTCiFpTiff.. Ciflfv^Mij5pif  iiyttlfl''If lirJi'Isfiil  j-j.i it-*J  ���������    Work  dene properly  and  at    rl.'  I orices.     Shop  and  residence  in  rea: I  ,  The   oniy   lu.e  n<;w   jiaki^g    UNION  j DEPOT    connection'; at  ST. PAUL  ana      "^ILS'NlOAPOLlii     with       the  !,r.  j. wcllman,  ?rop., Vancouver.)  i.-3.'t?3^=Tjnr=P=c������aEnr  3-2-xanc3������iram*.'*  1'ircilic Coast   A.gcncy.  VTfi'f -.ot ,i      ���������_.-  Cue block fLoin C.P.R- Depot    and  steamboat   whancs.    Newly  rcrroya>  led  and     re-moite.llcd.    Rates   $2  per  1 day.    Corner  Granville and Hastings  ,  ._'   ._.; :���������-B.C   j streets-  Telephone,  l-*: . '  of Ladysmith Hotel.  J.   E. SMxTH, Prcr  ������^^     The  h^^K^.^"^-^1--'^ V'^IS^'^pe   ?. '   THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd,  iJWiF  woduS';,"������- ��������� ^-    -    !'    -,,agSSSS&t������.'! ���������"-'*-- .-   ���������    aLvatto^BS.   .  *���������'    ^^ifi*^     its price- ||   -  - - ���������"  -" -*-  .     J  i*-^(-  /^K"RI  5;.-;! I  k :.' i  I^il IVM.   MCNSI.!-:,  Pr-si;!-.  ^ ' Leckie's 0     in     Prospct-un-s  " ;j  M Hoots,   .(as cit) liavc upper of ''Kl  S '.\.-.lcrpro(.f     chrome   grain  i&a- |;|  ^ -ei'thcr,   and      rawbi'-ic   rn.it-sKlc ^  p*   ���������������:. inr-r,   ana      ra'.wii-M.-.   *���������,,,>,->���������>  M   counter.   They   ar-j   f:u"���������"'������������������'u   for  IS������    service      wii.it win-    '-p,  b--  The   ;! '  C ri.���������...|-Ji.'-  in son Prop  Ladysmith B. Ca  J.  W.   COBURN, Trtsn.   Dirortor  Iephone'46.  Lumber Go   Ltd,  Smelting Works at   ���������  LADYSMITH, B, C,  ConvonVent.to ,E. & N. Ry. or the Sea  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subjects taught; also languages, drawing in, pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils aad water colors, pianoforteNand vocal lessons given in classes or individually.  MISS BERTRAM,  T .idvsraith. B   C    through    tr.uus     from     the    Pacifi*  Co:xsi  TUF.      S'lCRTlOST      LIKE, TH-  FLNEsT   'ili.iiNS,   TH":*   LOWEST  RATES.   Ttil*:   PASi'^ST  TIME.  hETVVEiiN  :\iii\;Nr-\!. -��������� ;s, st. pAUL,_ci-ii-  CAGQ; ..'"OMAHA,    KANSAS VITY,     %  and. ALL POINTS EAST.- ".-   "...'   "'  For complete, inforniatjoii- ask your'  local agent'or write, ...  ,-   P. W. PARKER   '���������'  I fi338ral-sa3i������3g8r,  K&K&KiZK&K****  M-:..*fJ--:-i; tr: ������������������ ���������:. *:'-i "^^'^ >'���������'-���������'���������--"'  W. J." WATSON,  SniGiiei lianag������r,  If you like .'-.- .'  A smooth, easy shave, an even,  yell-finished beard trim, a good  bath, or a stylish Hair-cut.  You will go to  General  J gent,.  730.2nd Ave., Seattle,  iMji-jys*i������������TMA**ti������-jJr.B3.B;  ' ���������r;u'  trn  i-n .   F������       ������������������'   ;3? ^  . .Will   go   to iifi3i-������        fcj       ?.; r-'.'  LADYSMITH-SHAVING |l ppif IfM  ��������� ��������� ��������� PARI ORS Ifi^^Sis^s l^iHJ  ������kS  HIGH  STREET.  rtf^Wtv.  MILLS   AT   FlDi   :'K   a.Mj   LADY SMITH-Shlngles  a  Specialty.  --��������� '������������������!���������: .-::-|i:-ii:ii3rer8       Of-r ������  Rui:: !i ;   ui ;.Jr .���������J.---,a rsr and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  ^���������ZZ,,.    -.--,;���������:������������������������������������-:���������;���������.���������,   fi tc , of the Best Quality.  "K   .'lav. "fun     an-iow; Jo-v.������c  s"!-||U c(,   and   Kiln   Dried   F-loorins     ^nd   Finishing     L^rnher  to    StocH  |i   vr-r'eyr-ic's ami *>r*i  hr,oV������.        i^j j ' '  |^       A   '00k      at  lhc   r"--'" VV!l1 i^i _���������__ , __. . i . ������������������  ..--         '  Wi   cf.nvir.ee     you  1hat      :h;-  a: r |g | ���������*ri_rr__"r:_-__J^r:"r:_-:-j:   Merchant Tailor  mwiW������l"������-w,r'":i  Ladysmith  ^W  B. -C  .^m ^'e  gof'-s for  Hip \vr"t    Tb?y fjti  ^ r-ns-l   ii<-j     more   ihan  o:tl>nary r=s  Ijfj Pools  nnd      lu.iy be 1md  irnm 'ii  tM. nny-cood  dealer.  II    ^ANUFACTUR-D BY  ISM      vi -"' - * - ' ���������'  LTD  if  c^WONEY' TALKS/-  AS   LOUD TO  US   AS   ANYONE.  IF   YOU AllR PAYING CASH FOR YOUR   MEAT   YOUR   DOLLARS   W  ILL   GO   FUHTIIEK   JF   YOU   BUY PROM   US  PANNELL   &    PLASUbi  HAH   ������LC5 <wi������0!^0<-��������� -  s  Member 'Can.   .Society  of    Civil  Engineers  Member Institution of  Electrical Engineers,. England  ,1   trwd-ir-il 'Congress   at St. Louis, 1904  .Member  Intcrnatioi.al   Ivieancai  ^ll&lc-'*'  -������!������ --feiii EngSlieW-  ^vsjimi_ ^ cJ     ��������� j.: booth, Prop   !  X\  O. BOX 357, ..     ���������  LADYSMITH .BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED AND FRESH.  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orders takea for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency  CUBAN CIGAR FACT DRY  ..P/ca'es-s in    Fsasios  /"}    1" '"J*-*   '"V* ;h'Ji   t'.i* /T /  Mannfactnrers of the Famous  CUBAN BLOSS'ijn  None bu   Union Labor    T-vmyiloy-id  -acsysra, ilii, B.C  (  Dr.  Dier can  be   UiueiI at any time I  at bis oiTu-.c on I"- h street. His dcji-f-  tal work is gr ai ;.:iU'oil to be first-f  class und rates reasonable st,('  .       :  ii  I     HSLBERT     .,  ^grJSSSiELT.ii'^ ft DAILY LEDGER  assa  f-.Union  Brewing Co  NANAIMO    B. C.  nanufacturers of the  EST  ?  i  *     f .  In JBrit'sh Columbia  Lager  Beer   ci:d Porter     (. tfcur ueo; Euwetf  rom the   Best Canadian Malt   Run   Hops  t  7  t  t"  i  8 JO  ail  SHALL IT BE?  Find it hr..vd to decide upon your Yulctiile offering?  '-'c:-;'. for cur HI lie I'ooMet of '���������  ,  Chris rnas Thoughts"WfRTH WHILE '  ���������^ Just cfi tbe Pnss  Its helpful���������it's Gnc   iiiisli-ations  and   interesting  detail  suggest many worthy Gifts. ��������� _  /  !������W  5B5353EE2CH  TJs  rue "Ileal Good Old r*ow* and Rail*4  of Australia.  -The tea drinkers of Australia rival  those of China and Japan,  not, bow-  ever, in the quality, but in the quantity,  consumed.    The  men   especially  drink ,4he beverage in large quantities  and all   day- long and at a strength  whicii would make the cue of a  lea  drinking Chinaman  curl.    On Sunday  morning tbe tea drinker starts with a  clqan pot and a clean record.   The pot  is hung over the Are, with a sufficiency  of water in it for the day's brew, and  when this is boiled he pours into it  enough of the fragrant herb to produce  a deep coffee colored liquid. '" |  On Monday, without removing yesterday's, ten leaves, be repeats the process,  on   Tuesday   the   same,   likewise   on  Wednesday,   and  so   on   through   the  week.   Toward the close of tho seven  days  the pot is filled  with an acrid  mash;'of tea .leaves, out of which the  tea 3s- squeezed by the pressure of a  'tin cup.    By this time the tea i3 the  color,of  rusty   Iron,  incredibly  bitter'  and/ disagreeable   to   the   uneducated'  palate.    The natives call it "real good  old post and rails," the simile being obviously drawn from n stiff and dangerous jump, and regard it as having been  brought to perfection.  In the first place, don't find fault���������  '   that is, do not complain or wbine or  j   nag.    Do not say: "Mary, I don't se������  j   why you can't remember.    I am sure  .   I get tired  of telling  you again and  :  again.   Now, if I were in your place,"  I   etc.,  whereupon  Mary replies saucily,  I   and there is a scene from which you  depart incensed, yet humbly, lest Mary  leave then and there.  Guard your tone.  Be firm and businesslike, but cheerful  Impart an air of finality to your re  marks.    "It would please me to have  you do so and so" or "I think it would  be  better  that this  be done  In  tin's  way."    If it is said kindly, but firmly,  it   usually   commands   respect   audi  moreover, gives little occasion for reply.    Finally, don't always enter thej  kitchen with a complaint.    It creates  an   unpleasant  relation   between  em  ployed and employer.���������Boston 'Cooking  Magazine.  iSjme Pare Good News.  Good News if you,wish a, Sat'sfymg Gift for a Housekeeper.  Good News if you are the Housekeeper and wish to secure something to set ofT yo-.:r Christmas Feast.  DINNER   SIRVICj  Handsome, rich I'.Itio Dinner Sets, the new Victor share an-J t  Lome decoration. 105 pieces all told, including Scup Tureen and f*  large Meat Platters���������price $18 the Set.  ,     \      Many Other Styles  Prom $9 to $110.  THE ROMAN ARENAS.  TJicy Were Not r.Ieie niiss.i, aa <tUmmm  ,    at Hie Jlcdcnji Cii-cun.  The  arenas  of ancient Rome were  not, -'as'some   people   suppose,   mere  rings or' ovals, such as* may  be seen  in'   the - modern   circus.     They   were  broken up and varied in character according to the nature of the fighting,  to'be.done or to the caprices of those  in autbo-ity.' On onc occasion an arena  might resemble the Numidian desert,  oa another the garden of Hesperide3,  ��������� thick set with groves of trees and rising mounds, while again it pictured the  (great rocks and caves of Thrace.  With   these   surroundings  tbe   combatants advanced,  retreated, encircled  their adversaries, or, kept wild beasts  at bay as occasion offered or as their  courage or fear suggested.    Men combated not only with the more common  brutes, but with such monsters as elephants,   rhinoceroses,   hippopotamuses  and   crocodiles.     On   oilier   occasions  flocks of game, such as deer and war  ostriches, were abandoned to the multitude,  and  in  some cases the   arenas  could be turned into lakes, filled with  I monsters of the deep, and upon the sur-  I face of whicii naval engagements took  place.  No Notion of Real Trouble.  "I bet I get into more trouble than  any man in this state," volunteered the  young fellow who had come in the clubhouse. "Nothing in' the trouble line  overlooks me. Why, I'd be afraid to  marry"���������  "What! Ain't you married?" ejacu>  lateel tbe red nosed elderly party who  was hovering over tbe gratis lunch.  "Boy, you don't know what trouble is."  , Cliailly.  She���������I'm glad we went. It was an  excellent performance���������and for such a  charitable purpose. Her Husband-  Yes, indeed! We all feel a thrill of satisfaction when we do something for  charity and get tbe worth of our'money at the same time.���������London Tit-Bits.  Intended.  Bills���������You .made a funny break in  congratulating tbe bride's father instead of the groom. Wills���������No, I  dioVt. I've a daughter,-too, and I  know what they cost.  Just as you-are pleased at finding  faults you are displeased at finding per-  fectiou.���������Lavater.  ttiuue That Should Be Bought to tasl  and Tlioxe That Shouldn't:  It's a mistake to buy everything with  an eye to its enduring qualities even  ! If you've an extremely limited pocket-  book. It depends entirely for what  purpose you choose your gown whether  or not It should last.  A fairly safe rule to go by is that the  staple sort of clothes, made in conservative ways, should be bought with a  very distinct idea of "long life" and  that evening gowns, especially if you're  a good deal of a butterfly, should be  got with almost the sole idea of effect.  We've all known the unpleasant sensation of putting too much money in a  gown and then feeling /hat we must  "get the wear out of it'' even though  It be a conspicuous style or soils at its  first wearing.    And tbe woman  with  little  money  is  the  one  who  suffers  most of all in suctr an experience. ���������  |    Evening gowns oughtn't to last too  long; business and street clothes can't  ! ���������always   supposing   it's   the   woman  with the small purse who is. considering tbe purchase.    And street clothes  ' Bbould be of quiet, rather neutral colors  j ���������the kind "you don't get known by,"  as one woman put it.  Afternoon'gowns get bard wear���������as  hard as the street clothes in reality���������  so they should naturally be made of  materials that can hold their own and  yet not stretch nor shrink nor get out  _ of shape. They must be got to last,  I for the "set" and tbe "bang" must last j  as lorrg as the gown. j  I    And  furs!    The  woman  who   can't'  afford  to  have changes made in the  style oC her fur coat or her ueck piece j  and muff doesn't'want to put all her I  money in an extreme, unusual fur piece,  Which by its. very individuality is likely  to "go out" in a short time, but should  stick  to  the  most   conservative   furs,  made   up   In. the   most   conservative  ways.  After all, conservatism, not cost, is  the greatest help in eking out a small  clothes allowance, and conservatism  consists as much in having an inexpensive little gown that is put on and  worn out soon and replaced as in getting things that last ovei-long.���������Philadelphia North American.  IT PAYS TO BUY  eirtrobe's  I Big Price Reduction on  Lad jes* Ms and  eparate Skirts  5t  Ladies Suits, 5 " Only, from   $10 to $22 will   be  Sold from Today until the end of this Week.  For ������5.00  Separate Skirts, Some Beauties, Just Arrived by  Ex? ress,  From $5 to ^ JO fach  lis-aiiairfa, v ^Si  tttrr- afn, fc"ar i**i * 4 ������r kanu  Misses' Skirts in  Black, Grey, Blue, Brown  and  Fawn,  From $2 00 to $400 ^  =0  acnes'  A  NOTICE  will  its' Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short , notice. ��������� Drill Sharpened by' uV  "  ways gives satisfaction.  Picks handled and repaired.  StoipsrTaittiiing    in  al*       it������  Bianbes  * , *> ^    * *"* i     -1  Horseshoers and Genera! Blacksmitns.    .  R. LAWSON  Buller Street   -    - , -     -    Ladysmith, B t  ���������, +-v*-*-*-f-f>-t-t-fT*-t-*-t-t-f-t-f-������'������-f-*-*-������-t->-t-������-*-+-������-rt-^+-������-i- V-* - - -r  LAC /SMITH  TRANSFER CO.   -  An  Emperor's   Strange Puiicy.  Strange fancies have taken bold ol  some men regarding tbe manner in  whicii their bodies were to be disposed  of after death and the ceremonies lo lie  observed at their funerals.    '  The great Emperor Charles V. hue"  the'curious idea of celebrating his own  funeral. Shortly before bis death be  caused a tomb to bo made in the chapel  of the monastery of Estremadura, to  which he bad- retired after bis abdica  tion, and on its completion lie was carried to it as though dead. Placed in a  cofiin and- accompanied by a proces  fiion, -he was borne along, while chant*  were sung, prayers said and tears Ghee.  After the solemn farce was over in  Wad"lei"t alone in lho chapel, where fit-  remained a short June before riainr  out of the cofliu.  From      this  data  the undersigned  not  be responsible for any  in  debtednass     incurred except on      *  written orox-r signed by the secretary  Rowland Machin.  V.  I.  EXPLORATION & DEVEL  OPMENT CO., LTD.  tfon Personal Liability.  Victoria, B. C, May 18th, 1903.  BOOTS and SHOI  AT RIGHT PRIG  ~ir������  iais and   Neckwear.   The nicest  you  would wish to see, at very low prices.  iv?r������?Pr0Z*  GIVEN  AWAY      W|'TH EVERY PURCHASE." THIS  WJLL    JI.YE,YOU A CHANCE TO  GET SILVERWARE      AND  JEWELRY-FOR  CHRISTMAS PRESENTS  FREE OF CHARGE  B, S, Weinrobe,  HIGH STREET,  LADYSMITH.  rJT/S  AMBK&fi  .-vi; - tcAHS'  igj-^EXK-KIENCE  Repo'ring and Making  to  Order a Specialty  TH0HA5   MCEWAJN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. C.  Chamberlain's  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &g.  AnTono sending a sketch nnd description ma������  quickly ascertain our ojunm.i free whether j>d  nveminn   s prohnblv patentable.   Communica-  UonsMi irtlyconiMei'.tlnl. Handbook on Patenta  nont fi ,-r. 0I.I0K aupn.-y for so;unii(T patents.  I'.'tenta taken throui;h Sluim & Co. receive  iP'cal notice, without c'larce, in the      IK-^lVB  iiis^^ssMssissssss^ssssa-jm  ***,  I PIANOS,  4 .  ,. '���������  t  V  ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD   -i-UKNITURF MOVED PROMPTLY A  ND  SAFELY.  Stables in the rear of the Lad ysmith hotel.  Abbots  ford.  WILLIAMS A V >  Leave Orders at  if \ iccr  ~������ +������-4-������-f-f-f">>4^-f+*  fc������-*'a&������&������&������*������*"f>*������**������*^  *  9  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK   A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  s  "&0-#������-*e-������������*������*������***������*������*0*������*.  ���������LAbYSWinT:  . ������*���������*������������������������*������������������������&.������*������  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and _Bark for Sale  BUGGIES FOR HIRE ���������:���������:  :���������:  See J. KEMP, or leave orders with  .BLAI5-&  ADAM  <&        .. ��������� ���������  ���������JURST AVENUE  W. SILER  GEMEKAL LXPEESS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY  rv  Leave orders at the Ahbotsfprd.  .EL ������!  Solicitor, Ete.  ftasy  to   ban  t Avenue  Surgeon Dentist  LADYSMITH  AERIE     NO.  686, F.  0. E.     :-:        :_:        ;_:        :_j  All work guaranteed, and at reason-    Meets in the Opera House 1st and  I  able rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT AUu HGtpRS.  t      3rd Tuesday at 7,30 p.m.   Worthy!  President, B. Forximmcr;     Worthy������  Secretaryj C< H. Rumminga.  Scientific ,l������icait  ! wrekly, lamest c  Journal. Terms, Ji  old bya.1 nctvsdealc..,.  ���������aae-wav. f|g������ft/ faty  \ handsomely illustrated wrekly,   I.arirest clr-  eaiation of any K'isni. jc journal.    T"crms. *3 a  SgiVniS?rn'������"l"J''M* So'"1 by*' ���������I--no"'st1ca*=���������-  /r. i!  ���������'IV  AND  s#    Great    Resources  W-\NTED-i!y     Chicago     wholesale  iious?., sp-iial representative (manor  woman; fcr each Moijnec in Canada,  br-o'.y     SCO 00     ana c::peHS-js paid  \v"''.lr.       I'\-:i.--2   moii??   advanced.  |B.is.iKSs si-Trs-v-uf       ro,.;t:on -,ri3nna-  nem.   ho ipvpslmcnfc lequireii.     Pre-  \io:is  experience not essential  to engaging.  Address "Manager,  132  Lake Street,  Pliicpn-n, 111.,  U.S.A.  m&:  un.  The Cliildren's Favorite  ���������CUBES---   ' .'  Coughs, Colds, Croup and  Whooping Cough.  This remedy is ramom for its cares over  alarco imrt of Uio civilizad world. It "a  always. l.o depended upon. It contain, ^  omum or other hnimful drn- nli<| ,"���������,v "2  1,'ivou ns coafHleutly to ������ balir<i8 lo nuiulu.t  Pries 25 cts; Larg-o ������iize, 50 cts.  *E55.-i  No part of  British Columbin today ofrers so many advantagas to  investor as "dots VANCOUVER ISLAND.  Its  vast and varied natural weal th has never been as yat  Uioroughh  appreciated by reason of the fact  .  before tire public.  COAL  that it has nevei   been  promienlly. laid  GOLD  SILVER  IRON  COPPER  ������������������o  ���������       .  ij  Vast Agricultural Resources  its  Its land,  when properly cleared,  soil  known .to  man,  will grow almost any product of the  ,   VEGETABLES  OF  RYE ALL   KINDS  A  WONDERFUL  SOIL FOR SM ALL      FRUITS    AND  APPLKS.  PRUNES  PEARS  BERRIES.  The Canadian Pacific Company wrll   adopt   a liberal   land   policy,   and  thb     1,500,000 acres controlled     by    them will Ire disposed of on rcasorr-  6Ie  terms 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  BEST CLIMATE  In the Wor  i  THE DAILY LEDGER, Ladysmith, will   supply  any   information   ob-i  tainable  to those  who contemplate   a visit with a view  of investment  if  conditions are found as advised.  Is the centre of the great coal mining    district;     a beautiful Harbo:, j  where hundreds of great colliers com e  in   each   wear  LADYSMITH  McCIary������  London, Toronto, Montreal Winnipeg, Vancouver, St. John, N.B.  lie  Notice  IT  IS THE  JUNCTION OF THE      LINE     FROM    VICTORIA   TO  1 VANCOUVER, and will continue to  grow ic  '.mnortance as  the Island ii  $ developed.  Subscribe for and read THE  DAM LHDCfER, LADYSMITH, B. c,&ss22EiSB^^^B^S^^^SSaai2  Attention is called to the  tact that the  Ogilvie . Flour riills Co,   Limited  makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD   FLOUR      have for some time  past been producing flour, in a  vastly  improved and  purified form   .  H    by the aid of ELECTRICITY  *     and having secured control of   all the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of advising   the public that any  rar.utli-'  orr<-.ed users of the electrical   Hour purifying processe*  wiM  be pro-  Becuted. H  Ogilvie Flour Mills Company Limited  ava iJie    oaly    millera in Canada whosa     Florar  P s parifi9l by^t'ho    electric process r4t.% ,;<,"  \ t .^  local inns  THE  OTli r  BAILS' . LEDGER  scsacs  BS3S8  HSBS:,  Have your.Xmas Fh^tos taken NOW.  Studio open  until   next Monday,the  26th.  1-TUCKE  &   SCllENCK  1 have just received a good assortment of Colored Crepe Taper. Call  at once n" you want'any before it  is all gone. Ten cents a roll at  "Knightjs Book Store.  There was a well attended basketball practice last evening. The next  game will take place on Wednesday  evening, when thc Eagles will meet  Allcomers.  Kippered Herring  &  Co.   Ltd.  at Simon Leiser  Thjs evening the Rathbone Sisters  entertain  the   Knights  of Pythias  to  a, banquet in   thc  lodge loom.       No  jloubt  a pleasant  evening -.s -in store  for the guests.  A horrible series of murders  is reported from Des Moines, Iowa, where  a man   named   Mc-U'illiaiiis   butchered  In's wife and their live children,  kill-  irr.-j- them one at a time with a knife  ci  hammer.   The brute attempted   to  escape but was captured at  Independence.  Kootenay  Buy your  Rubbers and Woolen Underwear at Simon Leiser&  Co.'s Ltd  Tho tenth  annual  ball of the Chc-  maimrs  Recreation   Club,  it  will   be  remembered, takes place on Thur d.i/  evening,    the  30th  inst.   Everybody  -who attends  will  undoubtedly  ha*, e a  good time.  Tt -will be noticed  by our readers  that on Thursday evening the  Egyptian   Concert  and   Remedy   Company  will -again  begin   an   engagement     of  three  nights  in thc Ladysmith  opera  house. . The same prices will be chai  ged  as before,  viz:  15 and  25  cents.  The company,  for  a small  onc,  is exceedingly   good,  and   their  entertainments well worth attending.  MARINE.   ..  ���������A     collier     ^ expected from  Sar.  "Francisco in  the course of a day  or  two..  *   *   *  -Tug Otter  and scow  left  this morning with a load of coal.  'One    -hundred and  twenty o,1icers  and men from the survey ship Egeria  ' -will 'leave Esquimalt For England in  Tebruary. The ship re-commissions  here,, and preparatory to the overhauling which she will receive all  the guns "aboard, together with other equipment, arc -being moved to tbe  naval store rooms. When the vessel  re-commissions her color will be  Frencti grey. This is a paint  has been applied to all lbs Majesty's  men-of-war because it tends to the  invisibility of ships at sea m times  of war The Egena not being in the  regular   man-of-war   class,   hojftc^ei.  --crd iiofTha^e to comply with thc rule  up till the present. The ship's new  commission will be the fourth on this  station.���������Times  ��������� ��������� o   A     young   tobacconist  in   Nanaimo  Burns Coal, Coke  or Wood  Two lets ol gratea ������re  supplied with every  Kootenoy Range-one fof cool ond the other for coke or wood-  and the fl������������ are wide and deep, with no square corners, so that  Se oThes and soot produced by soft fuels cannot do* up the  smoke and draft passages.  This feature of the Kootenoy Ronge is a decided success.  The grates ore so easily changed that o boy can periosm  the operation.  Sold by all enterprising dealers.   Booklet frea.  WOary),  London,     Toronto,  Vancouver,  Montreal,     Wfari-peg,  St. John, N.B. m  TRUNKS   '  VALISES  HAND BAGS  SUIT CASES  TELfSCOPES  SHAWL STRAPS  LEATHER BAGS  **W+*  We Carry a Complete Range of these  Goods at VANCOUVER PRICES  Trunks Start at-  $2.50 to $20  www  Coming ior Three   Nights  THTIHSDW,   FRIDAY and SATUJtpAY EVE.  RETURN  ENGAGEMENT   (BY REQUEST) of  the   POPULAR  and  IN' A REPERTOIRE OF ENTIRELY  NEW ACTS  AND  FARCE COM  EWES;  JUGG/iJNG, MAGIC,   SINGING   and   ACROBATIC  ACTS. "������������������ HANDSOME   PRESENTS GIVEN AWAY.  EACH EVENING  A Live Baby Wail be     Given Away To The ttost Popular "Man.     (  Ladies" Wood-sawing  Contest.  PIE EATING  CONTEST.  BIG SOCIAL  DAN'CE  after:    the Show on Saturday.evening.  .Ml'SrC   BY  LADYSMITH      CITY      BAND.  Saturday Souvenir Matinee  Tlr*  Same Popular  Prices  Provail.  GENERAL   ADMISSION   FIFTEEN CENTS Reserved Seats,      25cts.  Suit Casts*  $3.00 to $12.00  Hani Bags  $2.50 to $5.00  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry tee $5, renewable yearly.  A free miner may obtain two leases  to  dredge  for  gold  of  fir* miles  each for a term of twenty years, renewable a.t the descrelioH of the lOa-  ister of the Intsrlor.  The lessee shall hare a iredge in  operation within one seasoa from the  date of tke lease for each fire raileu.  Rental, $10 per annum for each-mile  of river teased. Royalty at tke rate  of 2jt per cent collected oa the oat-  put after it exceeds $10,000.  W. Wt cohy,  ' Deputy of "*��������� Minister ol *��������� la-  'trior.     >  NOTICE.        r,^mm^m.  ���������:o"���������  Notice  is   hereby   given  tliat    tine  first sitting  of the  Court  oi Rev".*'-  ��������� ion of the City of Ladysmith will "be  !held in the Council Chambers, LaAjr-  Ismith,   on  WcJnesdav,' 29tli November, at  7 p.m. J.STEWART.  CH.C.  Walters &  Akenhead  NOTICE.  WARM  for the Girls and Children-They  are made from the Best Material  and look Comfortable-We have  only a few left and will be SOLD  CHEAP  s  $U5  to  $7.50  An Act Respecting Liqior,. Lieiiitf.  1������00.     \  ���������yi''  aanyy m vjciwzy*" *"**'  O-er      800   pair  of   Mitts,   Woolen'  which    Gloves and  Hose ,to  select  from   at  Simon Leiser  <k Co.'s, Ltd.  RUPTURE  NOTICE  1 ������������������ ���������������������������"���������n.'T "i ������*"v <~~.\Tr"  struct and operate the undertaking ,  oi any other Railway Company or i  Companies; and with power to sub-  itolibe for and purchase thc stock,  bonds, debentures or other securities  ol any Railway Company; and to  jse&ari&e the ^tqpk ov oilier' bonds,  debentures or other securities ot tho  'company to be incorporated for the  'bhares, stock, debentures, bonds or  other securities of any other Railway Cuirn^ny; unci with power to  increase the capital of the Company  \u bf.i mcyijjprated; and. with ppwptr  to issue sliaiee as fully paid up; and  io ijoffoiv money, on the Company's  jtsscls by any form of security; and  with power to promote any Railway Cyiiipany or Companies, or to  amalgamate with any Company or  Companies; and with all the other  TipfpSSftfy ppwers conductive to the  carrying out of the Compapy's undcr3  taking.  Bated at Victoria, B. C, this 22nd  iav of November,  1905.  ROBERTSON  &  ROBERTSON,  Solicitors   for   tlw  Applicants.  Notice is hereby given that th* following applications ,>ill hi beard by  the License Commissio������er������ tor1 South  Nanaimo Licensing District on Friday, December 15. 1905,- at ,la������ <?o������rt  1 house, Ladysmith, at 10 e'aTea*. ���������*������������������"���������������������������  j For Renewal.  j   Hemy Keifel,  Hotel ll*������������fc Viawr  ! Newcastle Townsite.  j   L. J. Preaux, Talbot Hotel,. Co������v>  H.ox Road.  J aim H. McMillan, Tunael Hot*!,  S Extension.  Annie McDonald,  Craaberry Hotel,  Cranberry District.  For Transfer.  James     Yates   to   Enoch    S*ge,  Wheateheaf Hotel, Cedar District.  GEO. CASSIDY,    -  10 HAS IT  In the drawing that took place ,%  Peterson's Furniture Store last Sat-1;  unlay  Evening, No.  195 won the Kitchen  Cabinet.  main    deck      there- is  a passageway  $50���������Per acre Ioi "5-acra hlotki 1 fell*  from City,  Aro you,interested"     If so can on- p;u.ation  will be   made to tne  i^eg-  'N0TIC1?. is ;icrcbv given that an ap  w  ,v. -luiner at the Abbots.oid Ha- ...Jativc   As5embly of  the Province of        !;Cul;0���������   wiJ1   ,)C made to  the Leg-  lPl  ^r.-S'Pun-urn Tninanccs  ?o*r   ***  C'oilimbia> "' its next Ses6i0n'dative  Assembly   of  the Prbv.nco of  Me!, "wnc..   ^ThrS '^bSl'for  an     Act  to  incorporate .a Com-  \^.    Cu.-n-la at    its  next ,ses  iU^^^.^^W  ,ith  power  ?   ac^,    pu. ^ ������ ^^^ ������  rmerged with  honors the  other .lay.  ������CNCiywhe!c.     xt   Tuint-r w.n bo heio. Coast-Kootenay     Railway Company;;   ,������-nd ex^nmng thc trmc Joi ,com,ne..o  $375���������Cash secures a fine. ie8l*������������ct in  thc choicest part 0! tbe city, dlilj  $244 more to pay at the rate ot  $12 per month.' Owner has invested over "$CC# in improfwaenta.  Water laid   on.  Fine gafdea.     -  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  OAT ACRE ST  LADYSMITH  m  W.G. Fraser  .,   JVlerchantTailort  "j   n     ���������;,;���������.      " (istJAvenue)  Fall Stock   on   hand. Ca!l early and  get your phoice  [i^smssss*  LOOK OUT FOR  QUR  The Ladysmith Hardware Co., Ltd^  mm  O'll  A couple of young ladies  country,  imagining   they  ing   a drug   store,   called   into  the )".pr ��������� , row ria>s only. the AlUrni     and Cowichan Railway  |������'S construction ol the said railway,  were  visit-  j    Tlcaii on,(.c, 70 Yat^s St., Victoria   Company; the Kamloops.<fc. Atlin Rail  antl  his  ]lace of business  and one of them, in 'jroLTN'I)���������Gold   Watch.      Apply   Led-  a stage  whisper,   asked him   for so-ue'g:.r olTrc(!-  Ilea powder. The young man said he  had nothing of the lend. "But," said  one of the ladies, "you must lia\e.  They always- do have them in ji' drug  store." The young man saw, and  jioliteiy directed them to a hear-by...  drug store���������and he never visibly  smiled. '���������������������������< . '-^.j-.^-...,  ISLAND  SINKS  INTO THE      SEA.  New   York,   No".   27.���������The  unusual ���������  phenomena  of an uninhabited   island  sinking  into   the .sea  with   its buildings     toppling ovcr into thc waters  ���������was- continued  today  on Barren      ls-  way Company; and the' Midway and  Vernon Railway Company; and to acquire all the rights, powers and pri-  viligcs- of the said Companies;- and  \vith power to exercise all' the powers contained in thc Acts ol Incorporation qi the said  Companies;  and  of expending ten per cent  th* Com-iHUiy's capita',, tihercon,  and to empower the Company to extend its railway from any point on  its line to the City of Victoria, ' or  to any point on Esquimalt llnrbor;  or in the alternatee to incorporate  a   Cwi-ipany  to  build thc line of rail-  $280���������Cash    and   $40������ on aiortgaia  buys two lots each GOxiao only, a  few  yards   from  pott-office.     Fine  investment.  $500���������Cash and halanos on time buys  two first-class     storee is ImsinoM  portion of city.  ^  For Rent���������A nice store on firat At-  enue.  For Rent���������A nice two-roome* store  .-.    ...,...,.   ,--. ..    land;--Jamaica Bay.   The tide today  Appointo-nbnts may he/inade at a^1*^.carried:, another piece, of land. f;om the  time -for  dgkfaTr^^^8^^-Ifie^s  on  Iliph street st  end  of "the   Tsland,   a.nd 'another building  !"r.al(-d  out towards   the  Atlantic  il  The Cherry Ri.band, s   R   Crocket's  latest book,     and The Passing of the two   ihousani   s<|inire.  feet   of-  Race;  by  D   \V.  Higgins,' at Knight's ' crvmiplecl away. before ��������� the  tide.  BookStore. j    An immense new  bulkhead is now    j being built with a'l possible speed to  Direct From Franec-Tooth,  shaving, 'form   a breakwater   against   (he tide.  '    ai    and   clothes   brushes.A splendid   .Unusually  high tries  and   the rolt.ng  Uortment at  the Ladyamilh  P.har-    away   of  th,  old   breakwaU-r  caused  1                                                                       thc Island to begrn  to melt,  l.iacy. *     .    Neatjy and Artistically Done-  Are You  ocKn.    i.-.st   :i,-i-.:<lay  two *l-..vildi...gs  | hUlK"   IP" Ol  lloal-d      out   and   un. Satunlav   about   |     A   * 1A1 -*>������������������-    A& '  Your  XMAS  CAKE?  NFW STOCK OF  Kims Pttis  VVW.VU yi   ������r-,-   ���������"'-���������.������������������-������������������"-   |.way set out in  [ha   Act of Incorpor-  wi in power to acquire, purchaM, eon-   "^ ot f " ,' ...'..  1 '���������'   '    ������������������       ��������� 'ation. of the said  Company,   with tlio  extension hereinfcEforcincntioiied, ancl  with  all >trie powers  contained  in tbe  Model Railway .Bill.  ���������'Dalcil'at Victoria,  B.C.,  22nd November,  ifl05.  ROBERTSON &   ROBERTSON,  Solicitors   for   the   Applicants.  A TIMELY SUGGESTION  lUAS is apf^aaohiac'a** usually -you     arc on the lookout for  mbm nialtg' that are appreciated,   and  nothing   is  so  acceptable  *s aaioe article it the jewellry  line,   of    which  wc  have, a good  ���������ariatr      Alsa *T������ry large selection of FANCY GOODS, such as  Tailet Seta, la*������ieore Sets, etc. etc.   Call and select anything you  Kiiht Jntay a** wawillr;������ut it aside unULneadea for you.  Our Prlce������ Arel-vVety^ Low For the Best Quality  of Go-ddi^^-'  B-FORCIMHER  "painting and paperhanging  R'OEDDING  Orders  Promptly   Executed  -���������   LADYSf.lITH  :A. HOWE, ofCHEMA!NUS,has opened ihe MEAT-  'MARKET lately    run by W. Ward, on Roberts street  A fUU-jJNF. Of FIRST GLASS MFA1S  Perk and Sausage a Specialty  A TRIAL SOLICITED  A.    HOWE  Phone 20        ...    . ';..   .    ,.,  For     Rent���������Nice twe-rooatai aal'ia  near station.  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER, OPTICIAN  Fir������t Avenue,   X   X   X      Ladysmith, gB. C  Deeds,   Wills,    Mortga,ges,  C������a-  tracle and  Agreements Dtawa.  ! HI  -JUST TO HSM0-  0 I01M  J. STEWART  Conveyincing     *>       Notary Public  Phone, 3. ''    !  P.  O. BOA 268  HAY, GRAIN and  FARMPRODWr  Orders  will  be __ delivered  aaywaer*  tn the city promptly and at *ae lo*  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie'*,  <������ la*^  E������pUnaiIi.  James  Stoves  tovos  Pattern and Latest  Warn^ck  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING   REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal   lands   may   be  purchased at $10 per acre for solt coal   and  $20  for  anthracite.   Not  more  than  320 acres can be aoqiiired by one individual or company.   Royalty at thc  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 lo 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 ' NOTICE is herebv giren that I. tbe  At least $100 must be expended on ^ ^ ^  the claim each year or paid to the , b ' ' _  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When '^lar sitting of tha LK������Muit  6 Board on December loth for the  $500 has been expended or paid, the tl.ansf(,r of fche re1>ail liquor Hceust  locator may, upon having a survey ])C|(i i,y m8 for the *Wkeatslie*f ke-  made, and upon complying with oth- tel, located in Cedar District, *e  er requirements, purchase  the land at  Enoch  Sage,   of Nanaimo  NOTICE.  We arejroaklnf them bi ths .Newest  ���������  -v ^Styles.., "'������������������  lit ALli KIN������S OF FOUNDRY WORK  ���������ar Frises *ce Baaaoaa   ble  twm 09B   N-aW-aVT'evii IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  and at LadysmilhiHardwarejCompany  LADYSMITH   IRON & STOVE WORKS CO,, LTD.  ^  CARLISLE     ������!.������������������������,  '"WieNB   3-4  I $1 an acre.  j Tho patent provides for the pay-  ' ment of a royalty of 2������ per cent on  the sales.  L  JAMES  YATES,  Cedar District, Nov. 7th, 1.9M.  TO POULTRY FARMERS  100-ACRE FARM NEAR LADYSMITH  Fiv������aicr������fe cleared and cultivated, four roomed house  Five Poultry Houses, 5oo Laying Mens, one Plough,  Clover Gutter, Axes, Hammers, Saws and Too' 3 of ever description two Spray Pumps, ^20.worth o*  Blasting Powder, Wire Nettsng six feet high c :venno;  3 !-3 acrw.���������. a i-2 Tons Hay, $20 worth New Laths  Rifle, Shot ���������ua aad two good Sail Boats  $450 Cash and $750 on nortg&ge  J.STJBWART,  MB������x^ Ladysmith Phone

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