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The Ladysmith Daily Ledger Oct 23, 1905

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 ���������rivR  (>fc.������S^K  ASS'  ,B!IBI^-  m  it* j  i  t  1  to  I  1  ft-  The Ladysmith Daily  LtitflS/  ������'"'tf/yVt,  VOL.*,  MONDAY    OCTOBER 23. 1905  PRICE FIVE *CEl5T������  TOKIO WELCOMES AD=  MfR&L 10^0  His Public Entry Into U;c  Mikado's City is Caus-  of Rejoicing  Cheered on His Way |to the  Palace by Enthusiastic  Crowd  LAYING OF  ANOTHER CABti  TRAFALGAR DAY IN LA' HARDSHIPS  Concert and  Dance Under  tiie Auipices of .the City  Band  BY  THE SEATONLAKE HATCH  ER1ES  THE COMING  ToTcio, Oct. 23.���������'lo io today was  the scene of nu.ch rejoicing. on account of the p'ul lie entry Into t|ie  city of Admiral Togo, whose services  for. his country during the recent  Russo-Japanese war have made him  famous tbe woild over  The      Admiral   and  his  attendant's  arrived   here  at   111,30  and  were met  by  members  of   Uie  imperial   household,   iiistinguished  officers   of       the  army and navy, and members   of  the  diplomatic corps.   The streets to the  imperial palace were lined with spectators and  the   welcome accorded the  Japanese     jdoi  by  the Tokio public  was indded emthusiastic.  Victoria,   B.C.,   Oct.   23.���������(Special)  ���������Superintendent  Jaynes,       of .    the  Western   Union  Telegraph   Company,  has, recommended tiie laying of anotb  er ca������!e from ��������� Victoria, via tho Gulf j A Large   ^C'OWd   Assemble  Islands,      to   the  British   Columbia  mainland.  This would afford two cable connections between Vancouver Island,  iVancouvcr and  Seattle.  The cost was estimated by Superintendent Jaynes atVibout $20,000.   O' ��������� ��������� ���������  PAY ROLLS  OF ROSSLAND  to Celebrate Nelson's  Ceiitenar}!!  TALKS  OF WASTE  IN PUBLIC PRINTING.  Washington,, Oct, 23.���������Supplementing his  statement   regarding extravagance' and' waste  in public printing,  Representative     Charles B.  Landis,  chairman   of the subcommittee <f the  congrefisjonal   printing ' invest if;. | >n  comm-.ttee,  charged  with an   inquiry  into the alleged extravagance in tiie  puUic  priniing,   today insisted   that  the statement  he nta.de to congress  before hhe adjournment that the government  could  save  a. million  dollars,  a year on   its  printing  was   true, but  that was not all of the extravagance.  Mr. Landis declared  today   Unit Va  printing      contagion  seems   to  have  swept over and   taken possession  of  congress  and a'l   departments of the -  government   to   such   an extent   that  an arbitrary reduction  in  the printing appropriations of from   20   u>  25  per cent,   could  be made without detriment to public welfare.  "���������There  arc losis upon tons of docu-  '���������'Thfl merchanls of the  city report  that business  has  been  more     than,  ordinarily  gCod   lor   Ihe  past       fow  dais,  as 'the Severn I   mines   of      the  camp,  the smelters  and   the sawmills  as well as the West   Kootenay Power  j&   L'.tfht      Company,   have   paid  oft"  i their employees  for  the month       of  September, ���������  says  tbe Rosslnnd  Min-  jcr.  j    "The  total 0f  the  payrolls  for.tho  ' mines     ami     mills*of the camp ' for  Sopu.nbcr.    amounted,    to  $83,05(1,  (while the grand total for the mines,  smelters,   Sawmills   and   pole   lines' is  ���������f: 148,150.    This   is   a small-falling oil  from August; 'when  it  was  U51.75-1,  but this is accoiuiitcd  for by 'a small  lessening in the amounts paid oiut by  ihe LeRoi, Centre Star and one    or-  two other  mines.   There should   he a  marked   improvement in  the amount  of money   spent  among   the  business  men during-   the next month and the  succeeding      months,   for   tbe reason  that all Ofthe ore ofthe LeRoi will  be sent  Lo   Trail and  handled  there.  The money  spent in.  wages and    for  supplies      such as lime reck,   wood,  etc.,   and   used   :jt  the reduction    oi  ments   for   which   there  will never bo W'will   bc distributcil  in and  about  any demand  piled   up in  the comnu ,-   Trai,   im,i considerable  of  it will find  men is  &  9  country  extravagance and 'improvidence,    and  On .".afurday     night the City Band  was at   its      best and   very enjoyable  indeed    were      the several  selections  rendered.        The   crowd  that assembled in  the     Opeia  Mouse to join in  the     Trafalgar       celebration,   was a  fairly-largo and certainly am appreciate one.        After the hand had concluded   I hat      spieiiid old   march,   Victory,    chairman      F    l-Iawcs   made a  short but     eloquent   speech.     lie expressed    pleasure     in seeing so many  present  to     celebrate Trafalgar Day.  and     in honor of    tbe greatest naval  commodore  in the  annals   of  history.  He refeircd,   of     coursei  to  Admiral  'Lord Nelson (   who one hui.iire'd"years  ago d:ed lighting for the glory of England.     We did wen in accoiding honor  to  that     hero,  for it was largely  due  to his  efforts  that, those present  were     able to be     caned  and  to can  themselves     citizens of l-hc     greatest  empire or the  world.      Arter sr.ea.kmg  a word  of praise of the band for .anticipating   the     wishes   of   thcieopie  of Ladysmith in    organizing ihe celebration,     ilr.   l-Iawcs called the- first  item on    'the     program which was a  selection ���������' by      the  band.   This   was  splendidly rendered, as were songs by  Mr. Rnwe.     flute solos by Mr.  Larri-  gan, and other selections by the band  The evening's   entertainment   concluded   with a     social dance  which was  kept up until  midnight.  It all  represents waste and   and'ii/swemMg "^payrolls of  the .situation  fairly"  shrieks - for  correction."  WANTS $5,000 FOR  ,   A      DTMPLE.  Is  a dimple  woi ui   y:>,IU>0.'  This   is  a qjuesuon. widen   me  emu Is   ol New*  lon-c  will  pio'oiu.i}   i,u' eaiiiAi   ujiia. ip  ���������Ueciue-���������    unless   tiru-iMuliou   ������\ in&   um  uay     unu:  a. CoiiijH'oinisc   i.v ci.bv/t*ju.  1-iu.n.enio   luo- fcu-ii   uue bi  a. uu'ue.s-  q:uc actress anil   uie loss' oi TTe-r lacial  iiuoriiiiiciil-. .'���������.-..���������"������������������������������������.'  Ariss : luudred   Stroller," the   woman  in ajwtsiioii, elaji.s unai sue ww������ j^ix.-  beu i.i  tne iace by  a conuuoto.r oi uie  ,jncw    l oi'ic   oiiiy    .iiuilway   wo-mi/any  ami  t'lmi t|he blow-damaged a uimiiie  oi wlucn   sue-   was very   piouu       ami  Uiab  io  just thai cxi-eno net:  beauty  hail been .damaged:    in  private   iuc  Miss   stroller   :f> Miss   warren,       u.  irons,   and  she  says  the loss caused  her  a repri'ihand  n'om 'Tier  employer  and mucn -mental   and pnysical  suiL-  enng.   Therefore her nimicbt request  for  *5,0UU.  .Ollicials of the railway company'  thiiiic ner price e.voiruitaiii and laugh  at the. idea ,of-paying that sum. oi  money fo-r the most alluring dimple  that ever graced the face oi woman.  -   ���������. o��������������������������� ���������   .-���������  PINKERTON'S REPORT,  According to the 'annual report of  the "Pi-nikerton National Detective Agency,   made   to the ' American   Bankers'  Association and received in Seat  tic  Saturday,  seventeen  banks, members   of   the  association,   have   been  attached      during the year cwhtig on  September     1st.   1805.     Record,   according to report is made of seventy-  four banks   that were  the victims ot  forgers,      robbers,  burglars or. sneak-  tliioves.    The  loss   to  members    has  been $10,117.12,   while the banks outside     the association have lost $87,-  071.70. ���������'    , M  During   the year  fifty -forgers, tince  burglars,   three  sneak  thieves       and  six   robbers  have   been  arrested through  the efforts  of  the Pinkcrton  agency.        The most important arrest,  the  camp  "Following are the figures in   de-'  tail  of the September   payroll:  "The mines:-'Le Roi,  $22,000;   Centre  Star,   $2J,0CO:  War   Eagle,   $11,-  000;  Le  Roi ,Two, estimated,  $7,000;  Spit'/ce,    ���������'$:���������!.000:     Jumbo, -   $2,5001"  Crown Point,  $C00;   Cascade-Bonanza  $1,000;   Inland   Empire,   $450;   White  Bear, $500   ;smallcr mines  and  properties,  $1,-C00;   staffs of mines    and  mills, $.10,000. total for mines      and  mills, $83,0.50.-  "The smelters: Trail' smelter, $36',-  000: Northnort smelter $1G,000, total for smelters, $47,000.  ; "The sawmills, pole lines: Blue&  Desohamps, $3,100; China Creek mill,  $3,000; wages men employed on- W.  K. P. &.L. Co.'s pole lines, $12,000;  total, $18,100.  "Grand total  for  mines, smelters,  sawmills   and   pole   lines,   $148,150."   ���������,... o   WHALES   FOR   SUPPLYING-  A    CITY  WITH  MILK.  Supiiose some active genius  should  follow  the lead  of  the-'eastern  man  and catch  a school of our  Gulf whales,   drive   them  into  Ladysmith  harbor and commence-milking  them and  competing      with our local milkmen  Hardly   likely,  though,   for   the  customers     would i be promptly told by  interested     parties  that the whales'  milk was  unhealthy by reason of the  smelter fumes and  dross.    But   chink  of the possibilities!    A St.  Johns do'  :s.vi!s   j, i  vpo jo o-pp .loputi ip>)Uds  Professor Midler, of this city, who  was the first man to discover that  whale flesh could be-prepared for eat  ing, has now succeeded in dcunesti-  cating a herd of more thaai fifty sulphur cow whales, and has perfected  an apparatus for milKng them.  The milk is fresh and sweet,     and  peculiarly  rich in nutritive and  medicinal qualities.    The yield  from    a  full-grown   whale is  from  five tosov-  eu     hogsheads      a day.    It is much  for'forgery  .luring  the  year,   accord-   "������<*���������  ������'ld   rieJ.er   than   the       best  ing to Yhe: report, was that of AUm- Icow's milk, and  possesses a peculiar  ���������/.o   J. Wbitenian,   at -St. I.oiiis,   Mo.  on  September  2lith  last for  partictl-  pation in-the swindling of l>ic Fidelity- Trust   Company  (member),   Buffa  lo   N.Y.    and who, on September 20,  at Dunkirk, N.Y.,  escaped  from  the  officers  taking  him   to Bulfalo       for  trial,   but   who  the. Pinkcrtons.   acting with the Buffalo police, recaptured" at his  hemic at Dansvillc,   N.   Y.  midnight,   January   27-. He   was    the  "promo-tor  of the Whiteman-Knox fo-r-  cery  band,   six      members  or whom  were convicted and sent to -prison for*  long terms, while three arc stMl awaiting trial. .  The  only  sneak robhery upon       a  member    "occurred on September 17,  lflO-1    at   San Francisco.  Cal.,  when  a sneak  thief   walked   into  First, National   Bank, passed  behind   the counter, pickvd  up a sack of gold containing- $20,000 and  walked out of     the  building.    The  assistant  cashier    observed what had occurred, ga-ve chase  overtakin.g   the  thief  and  his  booty  in the dining, room of a nearby hotel,  recovering  the money, but in the cx^  citement which followed the thief disappeared.  ly      pleasant   and   distinctive   flavor  which tiliose  who  have   tasted  it pio-  noi'iice superior  to anv known  milk.  Chemical   analysis   has   shown   that  COLLINS OFF  FOR FRISCO  George D. Collins was extradited to  San Francsco via Seattle by the  steamer Princess Victoria, leaving at  -0,o'clock Saturday night.  'Ihe extradition was done without  notice. ]Ur.      Collins was unaware  of his impending departure until about -twenty minutes before tbe steam  er sailed. His'effects had'been  piit  together and he was taken to the city., lock-up by Constable -O'Lcary.  There Chief Langiey told him the  warrant of surrender had arrived and  been given to Detective Gibson. The  patrol wagon was at the door, and  Collins, the chief and two officers���������  Sergeant Redgrave and Constable  fl'Leary -embarked. Detective Thomas Gibson, who has been waiting since  July for his prisoner, was at th?  .Princess Victoria, and tbe San Francisco'lawyer was then turned over; to  him.  Collins made no objection. lie asked Detective Gibson to give him a  copy of the warrant, which, he noted,  did not contain any statement that  no other charge than that of perjury  could be brought against, him on his  arrival in San Francisco. However,  he said'the law held that he could not  be charged with- any other -offence  than perjury, for which he was committed for ox tradition by Judge  Lampman. Just before the steamer  sailed Detective Gibson and Collins  shook bands. "Well, George, we're  off at last," said Gibson.  Collins laughed. "it docs look like  it." he said.  Then the steamer tooted, the officers went ashore and Collins had been  extradicted from Victoria after abandoning his long and for a time determined  fight against fate.  Secrecy   had     been      maintained   by  the police regarding      their  intentions.  If  was     generally      believed that  he  would   be  kept until  Wednesday   and.  sent   by  the      direct .steamer  Queen.  This statement  was 'made   for       the  benefit of  those  interested   in delaying   the extradition   to endeavor      to  collect claims  against CoIl'������is or on  the milk or the sulphur whale is rich i j|js account. It was feared by the  in those products which give to cod'prosecution that Sheriff Richards or  liiver oil its value as a remedial food others seeking payment for the cus-  Proiessor MuIIcr.has invented a pa-j tod v of Collins during* his stay  lent process of making leather from inigihl seek to hold up tho-warrant  1.1,111,  iiiuci,..* ui b Qiirreiider.     It   was  also   rumored  the internal membranes of the whale. , ^r^1^ llie &lIartls who is U1,  When tanned and. finished, it is of | .);li(| i|ia(| t.,���������ieavored to secure a ca-  great durability and  fine  texture.       j n,jaS-       To avoid any action  of this  A remarkable story 'of hardship and  suffering   is told   by   the  mission under Colonel  A.  II: MacMahon, which  has returned to England after spending  two and  a half years demarking  the boundary  between      the Persian  and     A fob an     territory in Seistan,  about which .there was a quarrel. No  fewer than  fifty members of tbe mission  lost their  lives,  some from heat  awl   thirst,  others' from  being frozen  to death,     anil some from drowning  and   hydrophobia,   while  nearly  5,000  camels  and      J 20  horses succumbed.  The   mission,   says  Router,  consisted  of eleven British officers,'a large stall  of    survey and    irrigation experts, an  escort of 200 native infantry,  00 cavalry,  with     a large supply 0f transport,  including the 58th Camel Corps  ���������in all a   total of 1,500 men,       200  horses, and 2,200 camels.   As the base  was   at Quclta,  500 miles across almost   waturlcss  desert,   whence      all  stores except grain audi fodder and a  few   local   commodities,   liart   to      he  imnorled,  the difficulty of feeding the  mission can he well appreciated. Five  weeks  were  taken   in the march    of  500 miles over uninhabited, waterless  country between Quctta and Seistan,  and three men and a number of ani-  ma-ls were frozen to death.   The camp  was  formed at Kubak, a bare,  desolate  spot,   wind-swept,   with  alternations  of extreme  beat and coici,   and  here the mission  stayed two and   ,a  half  S'.immers.    Tbe  work  of demarcation   was   very difficult.    South    of  the Ilrlmtnid Rher, for 00 miles, tho  line'"   ran   through  an absolutely wai  terless     desert,  in which the pillar-  huiidiiig     parties     had to   spend  six  weeks,   being   dependent  entirely   upon  water  brought from considerable  distance/;.    North of this section the  boundary was through country   liable  to inundation,  in  which pillars of   a  massive,  permanentjnature had to be  built.   The last 20 ihiles of the fron-  lici  ayain     tui; up the waterless glacial   slopes'of   the   Siah   Koh mountain.       The demarcation was finally  completed     at the end of  jst year.  One of the most  tragic experiences  was  the death  of an Indian" surveyor  while  on  duty  in  Hie  waterless  desert,   of  Dasht-i-jMargo,   which       had  never  before  been   visited  or 'surveyed.     He ventured  too far from water,   anW,   owing   to   the  intense heat,  was   unable  to move  forward   or .retrace his steps.    He and  seven of his  followers paid  the penalty with their  lives.    The incident was marked     by  the; heroism  of one ��������� of his  men,   who,  seeing   the  surveyor  d,se,   determined  to rescue the map for which" so many  lives "'haid   been given.    He  cut  it off  from  the  boarfrl of   the  plans   tab|l.o,  and,  knowing that he could -not-long-  retain consciousness,  wound  it under  his waist cloth and around bis b|0dy.  Then he blindly started northward in.  the hope of reaching water.   The four  men who starred 'with -h-iih Collapsed  and -lie himself    remembers no more  than   coining   to   consci'ousjicss ���������     at  'night  time  lying  in  ii pool  of  water  by   the   Kras-h   river.    Here he   was  found-by a wandering  Afghan,     who  carried liim on  his back to an  Afghan village,   where his -fAfc  was saved  after receiving careful attention.  The  bodies  of his  unfortunate companions  were afterwards discovered in a completely  mummified, condition.  Last winter all the jackals      with  which  Seistan  abounds for some  unknown cause went mad and attacked  men and  animals-    T^ic d.scasc also  spread    to    the wolves,  who   played  great havoc.    Four members of     the  mission   were   bitten,  one  of   whom  died   of .'hydrophobia.     A mad   wolf  which attacked the camp of the Camel   Corps,   bit  78  camels  and       one  horse,  and   IS  of  the camels  amd   the  horse died of hydrophobia.   On -another   occasion   a horde   of   mad   wolves  tried      unsuceesslullv   to  rrslii       the  camp.   The Seislajiis th-em.selvesiiwcre1  so overcome  bv   ferror of  those  mad  animals   that   they  actually killed off  all .but a vi-rv  few of their dogs,    oiv  whom  tlvi'v depend for safety and se-  curit-v  at "night.-  Great suffering was  caused   bv   the   wiivs.    During       the  day  wind  attained   a velocity of anything  up  t'o  70  miles an hour,  and  it  summer      what  is known  as  the  120-  was impossible to  venture out except  perhaps   :'or  an   hour  in   the e-veninp-,  when   it  slight Iv   moderated.    The air  was   full   of  dust and salt,  and    was  cxtrcmelv. painful.    In (the winter /terrific      bl'iw.ards,     with  intense cold,  were  common   experiences.    The'last  visitation  of this  sort   was on Maroh  2!lth of  this vca'r,   when the  temperature dropped  to  -1   above zero,  and  the    wind  registered   120  miles       an  hour.    In this storm "COO camels wcro  i-illwl,   but   their   bodies  disappeared  Fisheries      Commissioner  Babcock   is Delighted  With the Result  Of Season's    Work     and  Expresses Pleasure atj  the Outlook  CIVIC ELECTION  Several Members of the  Present  Council Will not Seek  Re-election  the  Besides   its  superior   quality      the j kind, no an-noupcement was  made un-  jn an incrc(lihlv sllor(; time, as-  whale leather   furnishes  single  pieces   til  a fow   minutes   beiore   the  sailing   ScislflIlis       who  are always anxious  vinaic   cawiu   iuiii .      is of  (he  boat. . to get, flesh.     rushed in and speedily  of  much  greater dimensions man n       The" warrant of surrender arrived in I (lenfolisncd    them.    From end  to .end  the  mails  which  reached   Victoria by i Sejs{.au waS   f0���������I1(l to be one mass ol  the   Charmer   Friday.    On   arrival it i a.iioioiit- ruins,  and  oven where ruins  was  immediately  turned  over  by  the -^q,,,^, exist,   is thickly carpeted  with  Licluteriant-Governor's   secretary     to   |.)i(s  of ol(1   nr;L.j{  nim potlerv  mark-  Chief      Langiey.   The sherifi  was at  i;      the existence  of what must have  tho     postollicc at the same time as j))(:;,n    ,a VCrv  populous  and    wealthy  the chief.   He was not. at  the atc-am- | collntrjr-      As   ma���������y ,,f these places  er,  however-   Mr.   Richards  said last |wjj,  ,,ro|,ai,iv never again be visited  n>ght     he considered the government  was   liable  for   his  expenses,    which  j (Continued    on Page Four  were expenses of extradition.  is' possible to procure from any other aniinal, It is possible, according  to tiie inventor, to obtain from the  skin of a full grown sulphur whale a  strip of leather about 300 feet in  length, and three and a half feet in  breadth. From the pleural lining a  tube of leather twenty-five feet in diameter can he obtained.  Fisheries Commissioner Babcock returned    Saturday  night  from       the  spawning grounds or the Eraser,  and  in  an interview  said'  "1   have bad a very  successful  season at Scaton lake  this year.  1 lere-'  t������fore  1 have  not  hail  a good  report  to make of the    conditions  en       the  spawning     grounds of the Fraser liver.     From a propapator's point     of  view   the past season   was  a successful one.  and  abunilancc of spawning-  fish were permitted  to reach most of  the spawning sections.  "Regarding my own station at Sea-  ton Lake , the only provincial hatch  cry, we had an abundance of fish, in  fact, we only used about 20 percent.  of the fish which came to the station  The balance we allowed to pass to  the tributary streams higher up.  "The provincial government has only  one hatchery on   the  watershed  of  the Fraser, and that is the one local-  ,cd at the outlet .of SeatBn lake in the  Liliooet    district.       Theie we have  been most successful.   The fish began  arriving in July and  continued      to  come  until the middle  of September.  n'om the fish  which  we retained   between the weirs at  Seaton lake we  obtained forty-live million of sockeye  salmon  eggs, and  one and a half million  spring  salmon  eggs,  a total    of  forty-six mid a half million eggs for  the season.  "Whilst we might  have   incubjktwl a  greater number of e-'-s at the station  we did  not  <io so, because  that   was  ihe limit of what  we  thought       we  could raise of tree swimming fish.  "While the Seatpn lake hatchery is  one of  the largest on   tne coast, it is  not     sufficiently large, to rear more  than ten million free  sw.mming hsh.  vVe have,  however,  constructed  in an  armof   the creek,  i caring  ponds which  cover a space ol 1,5('U  leet in length  oy 80 feet "in width, ;n which the conditions are as near nature as possible  and      in these  interesting ponds  we  ^opose   to rear  to  a free s\V|.jnnidng  condition',  thirty  odd   million  fish.  "As to the other hatcheries on the  watershed of the Fraser, there is'  '.that of Shuswap, They collected  th������re eleven and a half million, sock-  eyes, one and a half million of which  they shipped to the Bon Accord :hatchery. At the hatchery on the Birkenhead they jcollectcxl twenty-four audi  a half millions. I am told,, five and a  half millions-of which they sent to  Birkenhead, owing to high water, due  to the excessive;rainfall'in September  the collection of eggs for the Bon-  Accord- and Harrison Lake hatcheries has been less than the 'effort's  made to collect them-.  "Strange to say, the late rim of  fish in Movice creek has not "beeh up  to.the, average of the last twelve  years, with the result that up to  date the collection of egvgs at that  point has been less than six million  No one was more surprised at the  failure of the fish to run to Moricc  creek this year than myself. I have  inspected that point for- the last four  years, and this is the only year in  which 1 have not seen an abundance  of   fish.  "Reviewing the results on the watershed for the Fraser for the year,  which is professionally considered :'  big year, it is my opinion that i he:  were not, so many breeding fish reach  ed the spawning grounds this year a:  in  the big  year .four  years  ago.  "From   the hatchery   point,  of view,  then,   we have at the Shuswap batch  cry    eleven and a half million eggs.  At   the. Birkenhead a take of 2-1 A- 'millions,   at   Moricc  creek  a lake  of six  mi.lion, anil at Seaton lake forty-live  million aifd a half;  a total  of eighty-  seven  million   for the  five   hatcheries  on  the Fraser river.  "   "Naturally,     1 think  1 am   greatly  pleased    that  at  the  one  provincial  hatchery of which  T am sole  manager  1 have succeeded   in   faking  more than  one-half  of all   the  eggs  collected   o"  the      Fraser  watershed   this season,  but. in making   this  statement   I wish  to  emphasize  the  fact   that  the water and  the natural conditions as well  as  the  run  of  fish   were  more  favorable  at   my station   than   at   others.  *ln  thus complimenting myself and  the  provincial  government  upon   the  success   that  we have  met  with       in i  taking more than one-half of  the total collection  of eggs  at  our       one  Statements from Gentlemen who  r.  Have  Been Mentioned  as  Probable  Candidates  Although there is as yet another  two months before 'the term of the  present city council will expire, the  next municipal elections are already  being talked of on tbe streets, and  the names of several gentlemen have  beep  mentioned  as 'likely  candidates  for either the mayoralty or the   al-  dermanic board.     In connection with  the former office, the following names have been mentioned: Aid. II.  Blair, Aid., 1). Nicholson; Jf Bickle,  1VI. Matheson; A. Uren, and A. Mc-  Murlrie. While manv have expressed  the hope that the present, mayor,  Mr. J. W. Coburn, would seek election.  During the past week The Ledger  has interviewed the gentlemen whose  names are mentioned above; also several of the members of the present  board of aldermen. In nearly all  cases the gentlemeji spoken to have  authored ihe press to make definite  statements  as to  their intentions.  Last week a reporter called on Mr.  Coburn, and brought up the subject  mentioning that His Worship had  been frequently spoken of as being  likely to  seek  re-election.  "Nothing  is fmtiicr   from   my  intentions,        said Mr.  Coburn.  "Certainly  I have been asked  by some ,of  my friends to again run for the office,  but   I have  fully   made up  my mind  returned .Mx. Coburn,. ,  Mr.  D.  Nicholson  was next spoken  to.   Mr. Nicholson said he had been  frequently  asked   to seek election to  the mayoralty, but at present he had  not decided whether to .do so ������or not.  He     was not by  any means anxious  '"or  the office, ��������� an|d if a glood,  progressive,   business-like  man could  be  induced to run. for tbe position he himself would  not seek election,      and  would do all in his power to support  the, candidate.  Mr.   M.   Matheson  authorized  The  ledger to announce that he had no  intention of running for the mayoralty.   He had been asked, but had decided not to do so.  Mr. Andrew McMurtrie when asked  if the report that he was likely to  become a candidate for the mayoralty was true, gave the reporter to  understand that be had given the  matter no serious copsideration up  to the present.  Mr.  Uren  also said his  friends hafl  endeavored  to induce him, to     seek  election,   but  he  did  not  intend doing so. '  Aid.  Blair  was  called upon at his  residence this morning,  and  said he  had not the'slightest intefction    of  becoming a candidate at  tiie coming'  elections,   either  for  the   mayoralty  or to the aldermanic board.  Mr. P. Malonc stated that he had  not to do so. While 1 have had time no intention o{ seeking office or the  to devote to the necessary duties in Colinoil asain. He would not be able  the past, I shall not have* next vear, lo (,eV0,fi the.necessary .time another  as my business is now demanding all year' while Mr- W- Bevcridge said,  my aUcntion. Then, again, the un- .on aCCOl,Ilt of J'is business ties, he  progrcssiveness of the citizens would, j would not under any consideration  it._il were possible for   rue  to devote   again seek office  the necessary time, not by any  means be an inducement to again  seek election. The electric light bylaw was, as you know, defeated, and  thci local improvement by-law Vvhich.  if it were passed, would be a means  whereby improvement to the cvty  could be -assured, the council would  not '.entertain."  "Do vou  wish  to make it known  Mr.   J.  Bickle sa'ill it  was  rather  too early at  present for  him, to say  whether he W'ould   seek office or not.  He had been'repeatedly asked to do  so,   but  had      not   yet mode  up his  mind.    He,  like many others spoken  to,, expressed the hope that Mr. Co-  burn might be induced to run again.  In addition to the names mention-  ad   above     several  other   gentlemen  that  you   have fully decided  not to  .have been spoken   of, but  these  The  again seek office?" was asked. ! Ledger     has. as yet, been unable to  "You are at liberty.to say that."   interview on  the question.  YOUNG GIRL  SUFFOCATED  Tacoma. Oct. 23.���������News has reached he-re from Lake Bay of the death  ofJVliss Ora Ulsh there under rather  extraordinary  circumstances. ���������   For 26  hours, .according' to   the   reports   re-   harbor of Nanoose.  The report   says  ceived here, her body lay within 30  feet of her home during : heavy rain  storms.  The I'lsh  fivmily own two homes,  a cottage  on  the  water-front and     a  house on. a much  a mile away.    Ora  PROSPECTING  COALFIELDS  It is reported that the   Wellington.  Colliery  Company  has begun boring  for coal near Nanoose Bay, on '    a  tract of. land lately aqquired neat the  $15,000     was paid by. the Company  for the lands en which they have begun  prospecting.  Acrowded  and  her  sister Annie had been   living   last   night  alone  at   the ranch  house,   looking after  ihe fruit harvest,-JamcsUlse, the  father,   being   employed   in   Tacoma,  ami   Mrs.   Ulsh   and   several       small  children  living at the colta.ge on  the  bay.    Ora was subject to epilepsy.  Last Thursday,  during   the absence  of her sister Annie and  accompanied  only  by  a smaller sister,  she had an  attack, and ii tiering a scream,  fell to  the     ground.      The. children   of   the  congregation  gathered  to hear vthe Rev.       Mr.  Rodgcrs.    The   sermon   was   impressive,   the subject  of discourse being  "The'Gospel."    First, there  is   absolutely  no  death   where  the  gospel  comes:  2nd,  the gospel declares that  the blood of Jesus  Christ blots out  all sin;  3cd, the gospel affirms     that  there :ie no judgment to them     who  are in Christ Jesais;  4th,-the gospel  is free.  faniilv were, ail afmid of her when in  such ' condition,   and   the   little  girl       There  is   an  interesting^story  be-  ran   awav'from  the house,  and   upon''     ' '"' ���������*--���������>   reaching home did not tell her mother   of  her sister's  condition.-  That evening Mrs. Ulsh sent one of  her sons  to .sec how the girls    wcro  getting  along,   but  he did   hot.     find  her.    The next morning  the  boy was  again  sent,  but  not  finding   her went  hunting,  and  returning at  noon   told  his mother that she had not slept in  her bed the night before.   That after  noon  her, who was present when Miss  Ulsh was stricken, Mrs. Ulsh went  to the house. The little girl conducted her to ��������� the spot- in the garden where Miss Ulsh bad screamed  and fallen, and there the body was  found, drenched with rain and with  the   head   and  face  buried  deeply  in  hind the     foot-race in which  David  Eaton,     of Host-on,     cwialed      the  world's  tecord   for  fifty yards     and  beat J.  W.  Morton, England's champion sprinter. Miss Ethel Burns,  who must be pretty in order to. sustain interest   in   the story,   askeP Eaton   what the  nri-zc was  that  he ran  for.      Eaton looked at Miss Burns,  .  and  said that   there was  just     one  prize  '.'n  the   world for  him.   "When  _ you  win,"  said   the girl,   "the  prize  taking her little, daughter with ; shall  be yours."   Eaton  won.   Arthur  Duffy,  flie     greatest sprinter      the  world   has  ever seen, says   Eaton is  five feet  six  inches  tall  and   weighs  1-2-6 pounds.  the ' matteld-    foliage   of   a rosebush,  statioh,  I would  not   like to convey   Those who  took  charge  of  the body  (Continued    on Pago Four       believe she died- of suffocation.  Young Corbctt has .another fight on  hand. 'lie will meet Kid Goodman,  in Boston October 31, for a limited  number of rounds, the number to be  settled later. The fight will be for  a purse offered by  a Boston club. DAILY LEDGER  ^^^SjttWt^mkW^i^^  M DAILY LEDGER  Published   every day except Sunday.  BY        THE       DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION  PRICE  10 cents a month.    $5  per year   in  Advance.    Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  m.  ^ Fresh Conquests  With each and every consignment of goods  that arrives we are beating the old  prices in  every line.   We buy as no other house on the  coast buys, direct from the manufacturers.  Our prices will indicate this.  A  SATISFACTION  The conclusion of the case brought  in behalf of the act that tiie pound-  Keeper is supposed to  enforce, winch  resulted  in   the imposition   of  aline,  is .most satisfactory  to  those of Lady smith's  residents  who  wis>h      the  c..,ty    to   progress  on modern lines,  and  last Friday s decisions  will   do  much  toward  making  the  lot of the  pound-keeper lighter,  for if the public finds out, and it surely  must with  a few  examples before  it,   ttiat       so  long as the pound-keeper acts within  "the   law he will     receive the support  of  the  council,   the lav  will  not le  so readily brokcrn.  Of     course,   a pound-keeper   should  not ', be needlessly  severe in  looking  after    infractions of the law.  It  is  not  the man   who   aceidcnUy   allows  an    animal   tosliay   throilgh       the  streets   and hastens  to make, it  secure   at  once   who   should be  looked,  after,   but  the one who  willfully,   or  by  shear obstinacy insists  on violating the lawr.   In such cases whether  a dog   tax is not   paid , or  a cow     is  oh   the  street,  encourage  the  pound-  .kceper to enforce the lu-w.' He is en-  tilled   to  the support  of  those oi the  public who wiiS to see law  and or-  !der prevail.  ������������������������������������o ���������  ���������,QUEER   MARRIAGE TANGLE  'One of the ���������m6st-remarkabic"mar-  riagc tangles ever known has just been  presented at Toledo, Ohio, where Edward and Fred Metzgar. twins, made  application for licenses to marry sisters, ai.so twins. When the clerk was  preparing the papers it was learned  that- Albert ���������McUgar, an elder brother of the male-twins, had in May,  100'], married an elder sister, of the  prospectue twin brides. While the  ���������people m tbe court were having a  good laugh over this. Edward spoke  up and said:  "Let me tell you something that  win ������et you thinking further. Our  father is the husband or the mother oi  the girls. Lewis C. Me tzar, when  he marned ilrs. Christina !MiiicrMct-  ���������zgar, had three sons, two of them  twins. Mrs- .Miller at the same time  had three daughters, two of whom  were twins by a former marriage.  Isow the-daughters become the brides  of her husband's sons. Mrs. Metx-  gar hasil.ecn four times married. Her  second marriage was to the brother  ���������of her present husband, but by that  iunioti she had- no children^ In spite  of the puzzles in relationships growing out of this queer matrimonial"  mix-up the completion is entirely  legal, because there is no blood relationship between the contracting parties-  LIONESS IN THE STREET.  While a color ell man was endeavoring  to enter a lien's cage at Chippcr-  iield's  traveling menagerie  at Sclby  on   Saturday  night,  one of  the animals, .a.l'>Jiiess,"made its escape.  The   performance   was   closing   and  there were some sixty  persons present,   but a panic-ensued.   The  lioyi.css  leaped      the barrhr   and  for  a time  roamed  the street.    Finally it took  refuge beneath  a caravan,   and     was  ultimately secured- -vvjith- lassoes,  but  ���������not befors the proprietor had received  a stroke from  its paw which rendered    him    temporarily unconscious.  'His.daughter,"-who'had. been pertoruv-  ing-  in   a-cage  of wolves,   was  behind  the lion tamers in order to secure this  gate,  and as the beast escapefl     she  -received three savege bites  en     tiie  forearm,  which was ' terribly lacerated.���������London exchange-  K A'I'KB jla.oo PUR DAY  ROOMS  BAR SbPPUED WITH BUS-.  W1N15S, LIQUORS; |CIGARS  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  BeBt accomodation in town.   Splendid hunting and ^^^ Q  A. J. McMURTRJE, Proprietor  Esquimalt & Nanaimo Baiiway  ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������*���������������������������:  Time Table N- K  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  WHITE WOOL BLANKET5, $2.95 Pair  21 Pieces of Nice, Soft, While WOOL BLAMKETS, Large 10x4  size.    You'll pay  $3.50 for   th'.s line anywhere.  Our Price, pr. $2.95  LADIES' CLOTH, $1.25 YARD  Silk Fiivshcd Ladies'   Cloth in beautiful  shades of Navy      and  Krown.   50 inches wide���������one of  tlie linest   suiting cloths.  Per Yard $1.25  Dressmaking < n the Premises.  D  JOHN GOGO.PROP.  NECK RIBBON, 25c!  4.0���������Pieces .Plain TAFFETA    NECK RIBBONS and Fancy striped  IN  ALL the'New and  S,lal-le colors. A  Beauty  Per Ya:dt 25c. ^  LADIES' WOOL VESTS, 25c.^  The Greatest value in Ladies' ahd      Children's  UNDERWEAR  We've ever shown.   Sec our   gray wool vest and drawers. Heavy  Winlcr weight inside Fleece.  Special per Garment, 25c.  CHILDRENS' SAILOR DRESSES  AND CHILDRENS' COATS  Two cases of these Popula r  Goods Popular   because of     the  price���������Popular because of    the High  Quality and Style.  Childrens'   SAILOR   SUIT S ami      DRESSES in Blue and Red  Serge��������� also  faincy  materials���������-Child-rens'  Coats made of cloth,  Bear-skin. Velvet and other    materials     from  Each $i.5o  READY TO WEAR HAT, $i.oo  A good   selection   in  tiie Season's LATEST ready-to-wear Hats  $2.50 value for ..;,..,...,......'.... ;V  Each $1.00  Board at reasonable  1 Rates  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board.  Our Bar is newly OUedup and well supplied and is in charge ol  /���������  JOS. PELLIGRINELLI  EFFECTIVE.SATURDAY, OCT. 21st, 1905.  _Trains leave Lads smith for Victoria and  all  intermediate stations    at  9.10 a.m. daily,, and at 4.00 p.m. on  Wednesdays,    .Saturdays  and   Sundays. - ,' .  Trains  leave  Ladysmith for "Wellington and  all  intermediate stations  at  11.57 a.m.  daiiy,   and at  6.00  p.m.   on  Wedr^days," Saturdays     and  Sundavs.  " EXCURSION TICKETS ON SALE TO AND FROM ALL STATIONS  good for going journey Saturdays and Sundays, returning not laler than  the < following Monday. _______  - Steamer Joan   !       Sails from Ladysmith for Vancouver every Saturday at G.flO a.m. and  The bar is extra  well returning'sails from Vancouver    for  Ladysmith at 2.30 p.m.  Stocked | " , -  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight &. Pass., Agt  This Hotel has   been completely   Board and lodging $1.00 per day.  renovated.  IB Govt. Street, Victoria B.C.  The (omtorteble Way  EvarthingThat's Goodlin] Travel is  Yours if You Use the  JOHN TKA, Proprietor  Bar Supplied with the Best   Wines, 1st Avenue :-: :-:" x Ladysmith B.C.  Liquors and Cigars.  LADIES' COATS and SUITS  RESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Mea's 35c. and Upward  2 Mights to St. Paul  3Nights to Chicago  4 Nights to New York  TICKET   OFFICE  ���������0--  Cor.  Government     and  Yates St3.������  Victoria, B. C-  3  Transcontinental -  Trains Daily  3  One ol which is tbe famous "North  Across  tiie. Mountains in Daylight.    I ^oast Limited,"  Up-to -Date Palace and Tourist Cars]    Tickets.on sale to an Eastern   and  Trains, Meals a la Carte. j Southern points at lowest rates.  Through Dining Cars on An Overland. Up-to-date     Pullman    and     Tourist  Our stock of SUITS,  COA TS   and   SEPARATE  SKIRTS     is  verv nattv and much above,   lbs ordinary LADTES  COATS  From   Each $2.50  . _pencer9  _ Nanaimo, Limited* ._  G  Ladysmith  O.YU  Merchant Tailor  N  B   C  m  Indellihiy     'branded     on the  sole     of       all     "LECKIE  Loots."   "it stands  for "better    footwear for   the same  moiU'-y '���������'���������, honest     western  foot-weal',   made   by   western  people      for   western   trade.  They     are  all    leather  and  built     io-i\ service,    without  Kai.-i'i/;i:ing   appeal ,'iiice,   ask  your     dealer for "LECKIE  BOOTS,"   a;,d look for   Ihe  above     'trademark   on    the  sole  .UANrF.V.TUREI) I'.Y  LTD  MANUFACTURE RS OF  LECKIE BOOTS  "'VANCOUVER, B C  HARTLEY   GISBORNE  Member  Can.   Society  of   Civil' Engineers  Member Institution of Electrical Engineers,^ England  Meniber  Internatioual  Electrical  Congress   at St. I,ouis, 1904  Electrical Engineer���������  ,     !..  I   .  I !'|' I  ,,  I  j jl  II   LADYSMITH, B. ������.  P. O. BOX 357,  I  I  TH6 CITY MHRK6T  R. Williamson|Prop  1st. Avenue Ladysmith B. C  WM. MUNSIE, President J. W.  COBURN, Man.  Director  TeIephonej46.  e   Ladysnith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   FIDDIOK   /.    D  LADY SMITH���������Shingles  a  Specialty.  ���������Man'ihictuinrfl     ol���������  Rough and Dr   ^ed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, filou'- :ing<s, Etc., of tiie Best Quality.  Seasoned   and   Kiln  Dried   Flooring     and   Finishing     Limber  ia    Stock  Best accommodation for transient  ���������ind permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has been cornlort-  a'dy furnished and the bar is up-to-  d-tc. , Rates $1.00 a day and up-  w vrds.  WM." BEVERIDGE,  ^rop.  f^plaaaia r���������r :���������::���������: :������������������: LadlTstnlth  THEJONES HOTEL  One Dollar Per. Day. 1  Gooa Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Half Block from Depot.)  GAT ACRE   STREET-  ��������� Ladysmith.  ii  r  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  -:o>  R, P. RITHET,  & Co., Ltd  Pacific Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA. :-: :���������:':���������: .-: :���������B.C.  HOTEL  DOMINION  ���������Rates $1.25 atd$1.50���������  Free bus to all steamboat landing! and  railway depote.   Electric care every five  minutes to all parts of  the city.   Bar  and table.unexcelled.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,   VANCOUVER  B, C.  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell &Woobank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly First Class,  Commercial Mens' headquarters.  Fire Proof    Building.  For full particulars Call or address,  S. G. YERKES,     E. R. STEPHEN  G.W.P.A., 71 Government st  Seattle, Wash,     .      Victoria, B.C.  HENRYS NURSERIES  [HEW CROP-  Home Grown &   Imported  GARDEN,    FIELD     and FLOWER  SEEDS.  THOUSANDS OF FRUIT, &  ORNAMENTAL    TREES  ���������HODODENDRONS,  ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND HARDY  PLANTS.  For Spring planting.    Eastern prices  or less.    Catalogue, free.  8010 Westminster Road, Vancouver'.  HOTEL LEL  (T. J. Wellman, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block from C.P.R. Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled. Rates (2 per  day. Corner Granville and Hastings |  streets.  Telephone, 1���������4.  NOTICE.  Persons found using our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this notice,  will be prosecuted.  BUMMING BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  Ladysmith. B.C.  sleepers      on'ail trains. Dining  Car'  service Unsurpassed.  CHEAP ROUND TRIP RATE     TO  LOS ANGELES, CAL,,-OCT.  20-21.  Steamship tickets on sale to and  from an European points. Cabin accommodation  reserved  by  wire.  For furthsr particulars call or  write tne ollice. Phono Main 456.  A. D' CARL TON, C. E. LANG  A.G.P.A., N.P., General Agent  Portland, Ore/ Victoria, B.C  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your tickets read   via  the  NORTH lESSm  ^.i������^.w.'^^-������.i^^.i^������^-w^'^K*K^'4iK**'*',,'4,*'*tj  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.     I  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N.^Ry. or the Sea  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  General Manager.  W. J. WATSON, _  Smelter Manager.  I  5!  cTWONEY TALKS--  AS  LOU])  TO   l.'S   AS   AXVONE.  IF  YOU  ARE PAYING CASH FOR YOUR   MEAT   Y'OUR   DOLLARS  W  ILL   CO   FURTHER   IF   YOU   BUY   FROM   US'   Our Cash Prices Cannot Se Seat en   PAN 8M ELL  &    PLASKET7  toecSadlan bank  of commerce  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,001) Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  IB. E. WALKER, General Manager        ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Ge������-| Man.,*  BANK MONEY ORDERS  ISSUED AT THE FOLLOWING. RATES:  $5 and under     3 cent*  Over $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents  <.    $l0        ������< " $30   10 cents  ������    fj30        ������������������ ������ $50   15 cents  ������..,r.,v.l^ -it Par at anv office ill C. nada of a Chartered Bull  ^^^^nf^^^^^^^,  nth. United State.  KKGOTIABLK AT A  FIXKP RATE A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERC , LONDON, ENG.  Thev form an excellent method of reinittin   small sums of ������������������������,  They form an ������ ^.^ ^^^ and &t 8ma���������   ;ost.  DAY SCHOOL.  Usual subjects taught; also languages, drawing in pencil and crayons, paint ng in oils and water colors? pianoforte and vocal lessons given in classes or individually.  /  MISS BERTRAM,  ladysmith. B. C.  If you like   A smooth, easy shave, an even,  well-finished beard trim, a good  bath, or a stylish Hair-cut.  Y'ou ������svill go to  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARIORS  HIGH STREET.  The only line now making UNION  DEPOT" connections at ST. PAUL  and MINNEAPOLIS with . the  through trains from the PacifU  Coast.  THE SHORTEST LINE, THE  FINEST TRAINS, THE LOWEST  RATES, THE FASTEST TIME.  ���������BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,  ST.   PAUL,   CHICAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.'  For complete information ask your  local.agent or write,  .     -F.--W. PARKER  ��������� General  igent,  7?0 2nd Ave., Seattle, x  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  "ASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATL1  BAKED AND FRESH.  Confectionary of all kinds.  Orden taltefi for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agencv.  Deners in   ���������:o. ���������  LADYSMITB BRANCti  TKt A.  CORNWALL, M������������*g������  VTannfacturers ofthe Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOH  None bu   Union L,abor    Employed  n J. BOOTH, Prop  Psar3os and  rgans ..  Ladysnt.iti������, B.C  Dr. Dier can be found a!   anytime  at his office on High s'trcr!. His dental   work  is  guaranteed   in   ho  first--  class and rates reasonable st,  ^G������B������_s___*i_^__M___m OH  MH  DAILY LEDGER  ���������iM'wffr.  _______  ____m___t*^--tmiamtrm  mtgggm  SB  ������______<__&,  Co  on  urowsnfi  flanufacturers of the  ^BEST   BEER  Irs JBritfsh Colunibia  Lager Beer  and Porter Guaranteed  Brewed  , *  ���������> f  f     from the   Best Canadian Malt Run   Hops      j  'V  KING- AS MATCHMAKER  Many historically valuable letters  have , enn discovered at Clinton Hail  Nottinghamshire, the residence of  Lieul.-Crji Ilervey J. Bruce, J. P.  They include letters, official and private,      accounts, leases,  crown writs  pathetically at her keepers, much after the fashion of the mother who  tens the magistrate her offspring is  "quite beyond my control." Mr. Po-  cock, superintendent and chief magistrate of the gardens, granted lice  mute "application,     and decided that  and behests.     >jot a few_ of these doc j Dodger must go  to, a reformatory,  iiments   bear  excellently preserved im-j    The last adieu took place on Thurs-  :!Msss^^m_^s^w__^^_^a_wm^^k_m.  SHOP BY MAIL  IT SAVES TinE���������SAVES   MONEY���������SECURES  /  SATISFACTION���������JUST  GET OUR  CATALOGUE   of MODERN  HOUSE FURNISHINGS  prcssions   of royal  scais.   The papeis  extend over a period,, of more    than a  f I century,  and were originally the pos-  i   4-ession  since they-were either addressed or confided     to him, of Sir Ger-  vasc dc  Ci/fton, Kt.,  who owned Ciif  ton    hail in     the time,   of Charles I.  The paper* 'were , discovered by airs.  [ Bruce in     an    old     sack in a lumber  [ room.      This  lady is   now engaged  in  the difficult task 0/ assorting and arranging 'the papers.  The most interesting items  are two  communications  from   Chaiies, I.,   "the  first one,  dated  October 1���������,  1634, relating to tho     courtship or Sir John  Suckling,  dramatic poet and court fa-  \orifc,  and  Anne  Wiiioughby,  a local  hci'iess,   in   which   the monarch charg  os Sir Cfervase'and Sir Thomas Hutch, nsou with the representation ofthe  King's  Charles  day morning in the presence of thir-J  teen Kcepeis, and they were none too,  many. A stout inch and a half rope !  was thrown around the Dodger's'  horns by a keeper, after much pre- f  Jiminary skirmishing, and made fast, j  The Dodger was no;t (quick enough and  the keeper is still faiive. )  It was  only after three-guartcrs  of  of an hour that the forcibly orphaned '  Dodger wfcs safely boxed.  A FILIPINO FIRE MAKER  A curious contrivance is used by  some of the natives of/ northern Luzon, Phniipine Isiandsf f or the purpose of obtaining fire. This consists  of a hard wood tube or about ne centimeter internal diameter and six cen  timoleis    in  length      and  a piston of 1  slightly less diameter and length.' Tho  interest    for it appears that'tube is closed     alone end by an air-!  concerned himself very much  tight piug,     or, instead,  the piece of  in the matter���������in  the preliminaries,  two matrimonial  the arrangement of j wood which it is niarle of is not bored  .The efforts of the completely through its .entire length,  ambassadors,   how-  The inside of    the tube is smooth and  and if you are not already shopping by Mail, your- regret will  be that you have not done so. Wc have improved the service  and arc extending dt in so many ways that, we arc now proud  of our success, and enjoy talking about it. A few days since  wc spoke of some handsome New Kerb Suites just in, along  with that cons ignme.it were a, number  or  BEDROOM   FENCERS  in several   designs and  in   three sizes,   3(5"  Steel   rail,   $1.75,  $2.25,   $3.00;  Brass rail,  42"  48"  $4.00,  $4.50,  $5.00.  VICTORIA, B.C  a  Miners1 Drilling Machines,  Hade to order and Repaired at short    notice.   Drill Sharpened  by n������   ���������'  ways gives satisfaction.  Picks handled and repaired.  Sriipsmitriirig   in al1     tta   Bi".itiVi3 3  Horseshoers and Genera! Blacksmiths.  R. LAWSON  Buller Street   -    -    -    -    Ladysmith, B C  ever, did iurl have the desired effect,  and weajre led to understand that the  lady changed her mind, we can only  speculate why.  The other letter of Charles is superscribed "To our trusty and weli-  beioved Sir Gcrvase Clifton, Knt-,"  and reads: ,  "Charles  R.        Trusty and wcii-bc-  ioved.   Wee. greet you wen.    So much  it concerns us now to provide fO������ our  owne^peraonaii and ye pubir'ue. safety  our Enemies having of late so Traitorously     deciared'lhemseivcs , audi declined an  Accomodacon   that Wee are  assured     Our loyaii and  wen affected  Subjects will bee as  ready  to give us  as Wee tocra\e a,n timely assistance.  And because     by ye seizing or our  Magazine our great want is of Amies,  l\ee have      thought fit   to  pray you,  of whose good     alfection, we are very  well  assured,      out of your store to  sjure us as many as you   conveniently can, .'caving only a competent mini- ]  petent number tor defence of yrjhouse  'house from some small party.  Ml our loving Subjects security be  nig  now more involved  in  ye  defence  of our Army can give them any particular   'resistance     they can .make.  What, you     furnish     us with Wee intend  ior ye guard  of Our' person and  to procute ye peace of this Our King-  dome; and    shall   ca,use to be carefully restored  or a  valuable satisfaction  to be given for them at ye end   of ye.  Sen ice.     Given at our court at Nottingham, ye last day of August,  1042'  The royal  message concludes with a-  request that all arms be sent to Nottingham Castle.  The great  cardinal  minster,  Richelieu,  is     responsible for a lengthy and J  highly polished. The   piston   has  a  handle and     resem^jfcs the piston of a  small boy's pop-gun.  The'end      ofthe  piston is made to  lit the tube     airtight by a wrapping*  of waxed     thread,  and directly in the  end  a   shallow     cavity is cut.     Lint  scraped from     wcathctiajk'jiten timber  and well    dried is used for tinder.    A  smaii bits of tin's lint is placed in the  cavity at the     end   of the piston, the  latter is     inserted  a half-inch in the  oren end of the tube and  then driven  quickly home with a smart stroke of  the pa'm. Upon    withdrawing  the  piston     the lint is found  ignited, the !  sudden  compression ' of air  generating'  the   necessary  ican.  heat,���������Scientific  Amor-  Dr.R.B. Dier  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at reasonable rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST MINING REGULATIONS:  .   Coal���������Coal  lands n may  be purchased at $10 per acre for soft, coal   and  $20' for  anthracite." Not more than  320 acres cau be acquired by one in-  cbaracterisUcaiiy enigma tic "letter, "tha' dividua1 or company.   Royalty aTthe  ���������tx LA DVSMITH TRANSFER CO.  i PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD     FURNITURE MOV-  T ED PROMPTLY A  ND SAFELY.  i  Stables in" the rear of the Lad ysmith hotel.     Leave orders at   the  1        , Abbots  ford.  -..' WILLIAMS AN 3.<VA3/C-������r .  ____j_������4.������k ii.it iAi^^f ^������.H-.H-������������4^4-4-������-ffH-M-������������ ��������� ���������������������������+���������++���������������������������*  only intelligible import of which seem  to be the fact that he. was committing the beaver ot it, a Benedictine  monk to the hospitality of Sir Gcrvase Clifton. One wonders why this  monkish epistic-bearcr was in need of  hospitality!  Among'other correspondents represented in this unique collection, who  ha\e played their parts in history,  maybe mentioned Henry Cavendish,  who was created first Duko of Newcastle. His letters are an laken up  with official business, written by him  in his ca|<acity of lord lieutenant of  Nottinghamshire.  *  *  *  *������*������^*ft*������*������*������*������*C*ft*^^  LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS  WORK  A SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  I PHONE 66  LADYSMITH  ^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������*������^������**^-^������>k������;k������^������5((������^������)((������^ft5l(������  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  BUGGIES  FOR HIRE -.���������:  :���������:  See J. KEMP, or leave orders villi  BLAIR &  ADAM  A ZOO    COMEDY  There is absolutely no pathos about  the latest family   parting at the Zoological.  ���������  Some    two years ago  a bright young    .buffalo     bun calf,     now  known as the Dodger, was born in the  tattle-sheds.    His mother tended him  affectionately,   but,   being  an only son  he naturally     became a     spoilt child.  The chief blemish in his character was  his refusal  to  abandon the food of his  infancy.  Now, a two year-old bun calf is  practically full-grown. ...The IJodgcr  weighs three-c|juar(ers of a ton and  his mother is now only hair his size.  Of late she has been trying to ween  him. but the Dodger refused lo realize'  that he had become a grown-up. When  his mother declined to nurse him .the  undutiful Dodger butted her halMvay  across the paddock.  The harassed     parent used  to gaze  FIRST AVENUE  'PHONE 2-4.  W. SILER  GENERAL EXPEESS AND  DELIVEEY  WORK PROMPTLY POv^.  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  fn. R. SlflPSOl  Solicitor,  Ete.  st Avenue  Loan  MBYSM 1  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 ot  $7.50   per   annum   for 'an   individual, J  and from $50 to $100 per annum for  a company, according to capital.  A      free m'ner,  having  discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500 x  1,500  feat.    The lee for  re-'  cording a claim is  $5.00  At hast $100 must be expended on'  the claim each year or paid to  the j  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When-  $500  has  been expended  or  paid, the  locator   may,   upon  having   a survey  made, and upon complying, with other requirements, purchase the land at  $1 an acre.  The patent provides for the payment of a royalty of 2_ per cent on  the sales.  PLACER mining claims generally  are 100 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yearly.  A free miner may obtaiu two leases to dredge for gold of five miles  each for a term of twenty years, renewable at the descretion of the Minister of the Int3rior.  . The lessee shall have a dredge in  operation .within one season from the  date of the lease for each five miles.  Rental, $10 per annum for each mile  of river leased. Royalty at the rate  of 2_ per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.,  W.  W. CORY,  Deputy  of the Minister  of  the In-  erior. I  At  t Pays to Buy  - Extra Special Sale -  - This Pay Day ������  All the Styles are here for Men, Women and Children, the  ~ Prices are Very Low  New Fall Coats and Jacket  LATEST Models  and Styles.   Womens'  Coats,  37 in.  long,  black, heavy  cl  th,  made  with  trimmed   black  bodv and sleeves  lined with satin.  ONLY    $11.85  Misses Cloth Coats  The  latest   Styles,   Regular,   $7.50,  PAY  DAY  BARGAIN  $5.95  Separate Skirts  From $2.95 up to $10.00.  We are selling twice as many separate     skirts  as wc ever sold before.  Simply      on account of our  modest  Prices.  THREE ONLY WOMEN'S GREY  Walking Suits   $10:00  Regular      ��������� PAY  DAY BARGAINS  $3-95  THREE ONLY���������Womens' Black Ladies'  Cloth,  REGULAR      $13-00  PAY DAY  BARGAIN     $6.95  Ribbon Remnants  We've been gathering our Ribbon  Remnants; pieces from one yard to  three yards long, of as Dainty Ribbon as you would like to see.  These Remnants of ribbons will  present some Rare Chances to Early  Shoppers.  ALL    REMNANTS    AT HALF-  PRICES FOR PAY DAY.  New Wrist   Bags and  Purses  Just arrived by Express.  Specials     in New Styles of Wrist  Bags and  Purses.  Prices 25c. to $4.00  Hand)Knitted  OPERA SHAWLS, JJABIES' CAPS.  BONNETS,   BOOTIES  and   JACKETS.  Thirty-five per cent  Discount    from  Regular prices. .  Japanese Silk Waists  $3.50   JAPANESE  SILK  WAISTS FOR  One Only���������Womens' Light Blue, nicely trimmed with short Jacket  REGULAR    $22.  PAY DAY  BARGAIN     $o5o  One Only���������Nice Grey Suit, long coat,  lined     with Blue Silk.   Gold   Hraid  Trimming.  REGULAR    ."  "....".    $22.00  PAY-DAY  BARGAIN     ir&m  $2.95.  Japanese  Silk Waists, made      with  rows of insertion down the front and  on  the Collar Band,  and cuffs.   Colors. White, Blue and  Cream.      Has  been one of our Best sellers at $3.50  PAY  DAY BARGAIN     $2.o5  $9.95  SALE      OF     WOMENS'  WARMER  UNDERWEAR.  PRICES    50c,  75c.; $1.00   $1.25.  Hens $3.5o  Boots  $2.50  Ladies' Golfs and Childrens' Bear Skin Coats  GOLFS, all Colors and Styles, from  $1.50 to $i.5Q.  BEAR     SKfi'N COATS���������The newest  Styles, nicely trimmed.  Prices from $2.25 to $4.50  MENS'  SPECIAL  for Pay  Day.  Box Calf,' leather lined, good  weight  of soles, and double .shanks.    Special  value at  S3.50,  regular  price.       All  Sizes, G to 10  PAY DAY"  BARGAIN   $2.50  Womens' Fine Lace Bo ts  ___ AT  $1.50 a PAIR.  WOMENS'      FINE  DONCIOLA-P.ox  Calf, Lace Boots, with either medium  or Heavy  Weight,  for  FALL   AND WINTER  WEAR    "  All sizes,  REGULAR  $2.00 and $2.25  Pay-w^ek $i,50  BOY'S   AND   GIRLS'  SCHOOL  BOOTS  ON SALE FOR  PAY-DAY,  GOOd,  Sensible,  Old Country make,   that  will   give   LASTING   WEAR,  and SATISFACTION. -  Si?es from 8 to  10.  REGULAR  :    ..  ..   $i 50  PAY DAY  BARGAIN ;  $].io  __  emrohe.  ufolie   Notice  Attention is called to the   fact that the  Ogifvie  Flour Hills Co.,   Limited  makers of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD   FLOUR,     have for some time  past been producing flour in a   vastly  improved and purified form  by the aid of ELECTRICITY  and having secured control of all the basic patents relating thereto, take this opportunity of a dvising the public that any unauthorized users of the electrical flour purifying processes will be prosecuted.  Ogilvio Flour Mills Company Limited  are the    only    millers ia Caa<iiawh.33a     Flour  i  ~s purified by the    electric process  j High St.,  Ladusmith |  LADYSMITH AERIE  O. E. :���������: :���������:  Meets in the Opera House 1st and  3rd Tuesday ������t 7.30 p.m. Worthy  President. B. Forcimmer; Worthy  Secretary,  C R. Rummings.  NO. 686, F. j PAINTING,  j  NOTICE.  From this date the undersigned  will not be responsible for any indebtedness incurred except on a  written oracr signed by the secretary  Rowland  Machin.  - V. I. EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria, B. C, May 18th, 1909.  PAPERHANGING  ETC.  Work done properly and at    rijrh'  prices.     Shop  and  residence  in  rea'  of Ladysmith  Hotel.  J.  E. SMITH, Pror  BOOTS  AND  SHOES  AT  RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and   making to  order   ���������  speciality.  THOHAS   MCEWAN  1st Avenue,   Ladysmith, B. G.  NOTICE.  Notice is- hereby given that the undersigned wifl apply at the. next regular sitting of the Licensing Btoard  for the transfer of the retail liquor  license held by him for tho Portland  Hotel, located on lot 5, block 2, 1st  Avenue, City c>;f Ladysmith, to John  Gogo. ANGELO   TATE.  ���������o���������  Russell  Simpson,  Solicitor fer ap*  plieant.  Ladysmith, B.  C, October 4,  1905. '^VW  '"?���������!��������� .  tfifi   DAILY   LEDGER  (���������&���������&���������*  ������01 ITEMS  sas  EOR   SALE  Fifty acres, .eight fenced, improved,  fifteen slashed, small house and barn.  oo\r, chickens,    two tons hay.    Three  miles  from    Duncans. ���������$900  cash,  apply M. T. DOUGAN, Colibie HiU.  iWANTED���������A good general servant.  A*pply W., Ledger Office-  STRAYED���������On  my  property,   one  (dark bay horse about 14 hands high;  about 10 or 12 hundred, wvth brand  resembling-     a half-circle  X.    Owner  can have     same   by paying keep of  horse.  Best,tobacee, fruit and eaadies at  Carter's, First Avt-iue.  Mr; and Mrs. Robert Allan leave  for their new home in Crofton tomorrow.  THE CITY BAKERY  THE  BEST,   AND   NOTHWKG  11WT     T*E  ������MST  X BREAD ��������� CAKES ��������� COOKIES ��������� and  A ������������������������������ ass.rtMtonl ef FRESH CONFB0TI������NMIY  -iPIES  1ST AVE.  A. LUCAS  PAINTING   AND  FAPERHAN6ING  Neatly and Artistically Done  Smoki Big B Cigar.  Everybody's  KnighL's;  for November  at  Harry Kay is doing considerable  work at Crofton. He has been fitting up, papering, painting, etc, -several bouses theie, includme Superintendent  Kiddie's and I\Ir.   Allan's.  An early solution to the wharf  road question and a way of getting  freight over it will lie most gratifying tb several-.merchants'-who are expecting in freight this week.  The City Assessor has completed  the Assessment roil and it will be  presented'to the City Council this  evening.  On Saturday evening the City Band  wrs heard at its i,cst and 'ii_o ������������~.en-  dkl playing rcllects credit upon the  capable director, ilr.   1.  Whitcomhe.  At Nanaimo  this  week the people  will  have a variety of entertainments  spread out before them, the      opera  house  being  open  four nights     this  week.  S. ROEDDING  -^-7ir-^-^-Xv-M<-^v-^-^^  MARINE  -^^-*^*_*-*-*-^--*-  S.S.  Selkirk  is   uiilca'diiiL.  the smelter  today.  ore  "71"  fill  Anthony  ���������Servant  or  Book  Stole.  Hope's latest book, "A  the Public," at K.iight's  'Ihe Lath smith Pharmacy .gives notice that a bottle of Porter's Anli-  ceptic Healing Oil will he given with  oui cosi to anyone call ng for the  same until  further 'notice.,  Mr.-J. II. Fnuick, of Simon Lei-  ser & Co., Ltd., is in the city today. ".0 has nearly recovered from  his' late serious attack of sickness,  'but is not yet looking thoroughly  Well.  S.S. Oscar and tug Eagle and scow  are  in for  coal  this  afternoon.  ���������   ���������   ���������  A    Nome despatch  of  recent date  says:    A   serious   situation   in     connection with the unloading ot vessels  now at Nome harhor   came to an end  on Tuesday,    'the  iromolc arose o\cr  a IjOngK'lioieman who wa������ ioui.il gmin  dv   ajiuy   oi noting-    unuu ;men   ic-  uiscd  to'woru  iiuleis   be was   leleased  or grained      anew  trial,    'the union  men  luially  receded  and  promised  ty  return  to'woric   if all   nonunion  men  were dismissed.   Jt is tcarcd   some ol  the noats    will haw- to lea\c  belore  all  freight   is ufiloadui,   on account of  their insurance cxpinng.  ������   ���������   ���������  A'ccordmg to adviiis lcceivcd by the  steamer l'_\ ra, which an ned.. Victoria Saturday from Japan, the. Japanese .steamship companies have formed  a combination to send t-iamp steamers to New York and Europe \vit-li  cargo from Japanese and Chinese  ports. rlhe many steamers captured  while  running   contraband  during   the  war,    there weie  bG  hi  an connsc-aied jjiot    been  occupied for  the past 600  by  tne pme court,  wni probably Ij.ul years. ^  ^  ^^ ^.^  ^^  a place m this combination, anil tno |ties w(jrc CXI,erienced on the Persia*  Japanese shipping firms will reach 'si(lc of tne boundary, owing to Rus-  out for the trade with the United siau agents having misrepresented to  Stales 'and Europe at present car- j^^ia,; jhe oh^U ^the ��������� niis-  iicd on by British and .oie.gn steam- ^ si]ccm, h; Us WQrk that M. Mil.  crs. It is announced that- the <lapa-,[t,r) the, Russian Consul at Seisluli,  nese tramps win carrv mattings, tea, [was withdrawn in consequence of his  lice,  etc.,     an   the  general   mercharv I lailure lo   frustrate its efforts.  When  Orders Promptly   Executed  r77������   LADYSMITH  SNAKE SKINS WAY  BECOME  FASHIONABLE.  A London despatch says: Wonders  in dress never cease. The anaconda  snake is to oustc the beaver. This  siiakvskm is the newest novelty in  llu dress of women motorisls. At  present there is only one anaconda  coat in existence,' and its inventor,  Mr. (1 miner, proudly showed it yesterday  to a reporter.  It was an elegant production, tlU'ce  quarter length,'in  delicate shades   of  cream  color   and   brown,   with   cuffs,  collar and  reveis of beaver  fur. and  lined  with  brown satin.  "Although anaconda skin is not  difficult,-to obtain,',! said the inventor of the coat, "the matching of  sufficicnl skins is the great difficulty  The coat is made of four skins and  one of the most attractive points in  its  favor is  its extreme lightness.   ,  "Anmcoii'da skin   is as flexible    and  soft  as broad   tail, and  its durability  is  practically everlasting.    Its bright  and scaly -surface is pever dulled, aiul  will  never     wear out.    It is several  degrees warmer than any' known fur-,  and  as a trimming anaconda  skin is  a-'novelty   this ' season.      Collars and  cuffs and even rovers of the skin arc  all   the rage,   and toiifces,   and     even-  muffs, are being made, of it."  SALE  OF  WHITE  BLANKETS  HARDSHIPS OF  SURVEYORS  (Continued  from Page One.)  by Europeans, the data collected will  piovc  of   greatest interest.  The bulk  of   the deserted cities  had probably  50 Pair of WHITE  BLANKETS ������ WOOL -  FANCY COLORED ���������������������������  STRIPED EDGE-10-4  SIZF-SPECIAL VALUE  at $3.75-0UR PRICE  tor ONE WEEK  $2.95  per Pair  SEE  '   J-  WINDOW-  Walter* &  Akenhead  MAKING    MRDSEYE MAPLE  For hundreds of years lumbermen  .uid cabiden-makcrs have been studying to learn what causes maple wood  to" assume tibe mottled a-nd spotted  form Known as "birdseye," says the  New York Sun. In a hundred rock  maple trees . perhajs one is ai birds-  eye. Nobody can pick the specific  tree out by inspecting the bark, or the  manner of Ihe gro,wth. Y'o,u may  have to chop 200 trees before you  find one that is   worth the sacrifice.  Fact is, the Woodpeckers make all  the birdseye maple there is. In Hying about the woods they come to a  rock maple tree that yields very  sweet sap m the season when sap is  i mining. JMost birds like sweets���������  woodpeckers are very fond of sugar.  Having found a tree yielding a large  per cent, of sugar the birds peck holes  in the trunk and then stand against  the bark and drink the sap as it  oozes out. After the sap has ceased  to flow and the trees have leaved out  new wood and bark form in those  small holes. The packing and sap-  gathering goes on for years, until the  tree, having given up so much sap to  the buds, begins to furnish fluid containing less sugar. In 10 or 12  years after the birds quit a tree the  holes are all grown up and nobody  can pick out tho big birdscyes from  other trees that the woodpeckers did  not visit.  $56���������Per acre for 5-acre bleeks 1'; mile  from City.  $375���������Cash secures a fiae resldeace in  the choicest part ������f the city. Onlj  $244 more to say at the rat* of  $12 per month. Owner has invested over . (St't^in imarevwaeats.  Water laid'. on-^Fine gardes.  Mr. W. M. Brewer, the well known  mining man and ore buyer for the  Tyce smelter, is in the city today  '.Mr. Brewer thinks the outlook for  steady won; at the Tyec smelter is  good.  AT   THE   ABBOTSFORD.  J.   II.   Franck,  V-rlpria.  Win. M.  llrcwci/   Vict-oiia.  .John Sharpe  Toronto.  Robert   liryden,  Victoria.  This incident,'related by the Kansas City Star, has its moral' A man  in South Haven, Kas., had a grievance against aji editor, -and consulted a lawyer to find out the best, .w:>  to "break-up the paper." The lawyer tqid him the surest'way would  be to buy the paper and'run it for  himself a few months.  Smokt Big  B Cigar.  d.isc of the.    Orient,  to New  York or j  European 'points for as low a price as i  5 yen, ($2.50.), a-,   ton,   This is about  one tliird of    the rate paid to the lin-'-  crs now running .'across" the Pacific to.";  carry     freight   '..from-Japan  to New  York in connection     with the trans-  'contincntai railways.  The combination of the"Japanese  firms to carry freight from the Fat  Easfc at such low rates is expected to  drive many ofthe British tramp  steamers, several -hundred of which  are trading to the Orient, from the  trade. The Britishers and other foreign ocean tramps w-iU not be able to  carry freight at such low rates as  these Japanese-'vessels, which can be'  manned and supplied at HO ry.r cent  25per cent less than a Norwegian  less than a British steamer and about  crait. the cheapest of aivy foreign  vessels to man and run.  the mission crossed the River Hel-  mind in spile of Russian protests,  anti-Biilish riots were organizclu, ami  were arranged to take .place on King  Edwaid's birthday. But the scheme  failed, and was followed by the (logging in public of the ringleaders of  the movement, who included the ma-  ion I y of the Russian agents in Seistan. "The effect of this on the Persian mind is not 'difficult to understand.  stations as many eggs as wo have taken at our one,  it must be attributed to weather  and natural conditions  "Tri the  three years  in  which       I  have     operated on the Fraser I am  Free to admit, asmy reports harvc   indicated,  that  this is the first, year in  which  I am  really proud of the   ' results   obtained   there,  and   in   regard  to the great showing which wc have  made  at  the provincial  hatchery   at  Seaton lake this year, I wish to accentuate  the  fact that that  result js  more     attributable to my assistants  than  to any effoit of my  own,    for  they have done the bard   work   and  the credit is due to them rather than  to myself.". ,   '  $280���������Cash    and   J4������l' en mortgage  buys two lots each 60x129 esly a  few yards  from post-office.     Fine  investment. ���������  $500���������Cash and balance on time buys  two first-class     stores in business  portion of city.  For Rent���������A nice store on First Avenue.  For Rent���������A nice 'two-roomed store  |0:  LINOLEUM AND OILCLOTH  Prom 35 ceaits to 75 cents per yard.  BEFORE SELECTING YOUR LE-  NOLIUM, COME AND TAKE  A LOOK OVER 25 NEW DESIGNS.  HARD   FINISH  AND  VERY      ATTRACTIVE.       THE- LATEST  AND BEST IN THIO MARKET  FOR. THE MONEY.  C'PETERSON'S Store.  Gor. 5th. and Roberts S  J. Widdell. whose leg was broken  i;n the mine a day or two- a*o, is-  reported  to be gritting on well.  The ore com,iin- down  by steamer  from the no-ith for the Tyec s>:nelli:r  is from ' the Khawan  mine, which is   ,  under lease to the Omar Mining Co. j  The     entire     output of  this  mine,  which should  not be less, says   Mr.  ,jBrewer, than 3,000 or 4,000 tons per, i  month,  is contracted  for by the Tyec   Smelling   Company.  The  Brown  Alaska  Smelting  Company,  Paul  Johnson  manager,       has  contracted   with  the Britannia  mine  for a large amount of low grade, so-  liciovs ore-for the Alaska smelter.lt  is needed  to  flux  the heavy ores of  the  Ketchikan  section.    The. Britannia ores that are being shipped eon-  tains  only   about two  per cent,   of  copper.                                 ���������.���������'���������   ������������������o ;   For     Rent���������Nice  near station.  two-rcomed cabin  Deeds,  tracts  Wills,    Mortgages,  Oon-  and   Agreements DrawB.  :. Call  in  and   cet  a free bottle       of  ain-t-icmtic   ���������healing   oil   at  ihe. drug  store.  It, is a good  thing to  keep  on  hand.    Call   soon   or  it  will he too  late   o   PHOTOS���������Fricl-c <v.  Sc.henok  have reopened their La/lvsiiiilh branch   at  the   old   stand.    For  the next      ten  davs  photographs  from   (12.50       per  dozen up.    Come  today.  NOTICE.  The ilathbone Sisters of Ladysmith  intend- having an At- Home on Tuesday evening, Oct. 2<lth, in the A.O.  O.F. HaU. ' An K- of P's: are cordially invited .to attend. Each one has  thcpriviiege of inviting a friend. Ail-  mission 25   cents.  KATE TATE.  M.  of R-  <"-'���������  Store!   Lately     Occupied  by   John  Thompson,   complete with  counter  and fixtures.  Rent $15 per month, Appfy to  RUSSELL SIMPSON  "ave you tried  NABOBTEA?  50c.  Ceylon Tea in the  WILLIAMS   BLOCK.      -   _ TBLBPHdNE 8-7  SEHTONLAKE  (Continued   from Page One.)  the impression that I depreciate the  efforts made by the men in charge of  the   four   Dominion  hatcheries.       If  they have failed to take at their four  cJMACLARENS  IMPERIAL  CHEESE  In small jars 35c.  per jar  New   shipment  of Canadian  Cheese.  20c. per pound  THE'ELITE CLUB  Will give a public  dance at Gould's  Pall Wed. nfeht.  Good music. Ad=  mittaece, Gents 50c  Ladies free.  J. STEWART  Conveyancing     |������      Notary Public  Phone, 3.  P. O. BOX 368-  Appointar.ents may be made at'any  time for dental work at Dr. Dier's  on High street st  Now the .long evenings bave come,  set your reading roa'tsr at Knight's  f3ook Store.  HAY, GRAIN and  FARMPRODilt  Orders will be delivered anywhere  in the city promptly and at the low  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie's, oa -���������������������  Esplanade.  James Warnock  NOTICE.  Notics i-i i^'.'.'i.y p-"i\ 2-1 tha1, the first  sili;'ig of In; ' 'iiu'l of Revision of  tha City of Ltd',smith will be held  in the Co'Jrcil -Chambers, Ladysmith',  oh- Wednesday, 2!)th November, at 7  p.m.-   ���������    ���������'���������'���������.'''���������������������������������������������'������������������  J.   STEWART,  C.M..C-  NOTICE.  . Notice is bsre-hy giveri that I will  not be responsible for any debts contracted by  my  wife,- Lena  Casorze,  from or after this date.  C,  CASORZO.,  Ladysmith, B.C., Oct. 10, 1905.  COAL MINES REGULATION  ACT  Notice of  Examination. -a     A  Notice  is  hereby given  that examinatwis will,|>c jiield for 1st   M ������������������������  3rd class  certificates of competency   under     the  provisions  of  the     ^oal  Mines Regulation  Acl," on the 14th,  15th     and  16th days  of November,.  1905,   commencing   at the hour     of   9.30  o'clock in  the forenoon  The examinations will he held at Fernie,     Nanaimo and Cumberland.  Tke subjects will be as follows:  1st Class Candidates  'PH������NB   2-4  PHftNfi   24.  Mining act and Special  Rules  Mine  Gases  Ventilation  G-eneral  Work  Mining Machinery  Surveying.  2nd class candidates  Mining act, and .Special  Rules  Mine  Gases  Ventilation  General Work  3rd class candidates  Mining act and  cial  Rules  Mine Gases and  General Work  Spe-  by    the  Applications must be made to the undersigned,   accompanied  statutory fee, as follows:  By an  applicant for. First and Second  Class Examination   $10.00  By an  applicant  for  Third  Class   Examination  1...  The applications must b������. accompanied     by    testimonials  popies thereof,  (a)  If a candidate for First  Class,   that  he  subject and has had at least fiveyears'c\'perip.ncc in or about  Vorking     of a coal mine, and is at   least  25  years  of age.  (b.)   If a candidate for    '������������������jc.oiid Class,  that he has had  at ��������� least  Tears' experience in or about, t^ie practical working  of a coal  mine.  (c)  If a candidate for Third  Class,  that he has had  at least  years'  experience  in   or  about  the practical  working of a coal mi-if..  By order of the Board,  FRANCIS.- H.   SHEPHERD  vv Secretary.  Nanaimo, B. C, September 30th,    1905.         G.'iO  (-r  uvtiPHl  *s   a Pi.ittsh  tbe practical  'tve  a  -Woollen  Goods-  ������������������������������������������������������������������������  We Carry, A Large A ssortment Of  these goods and offer attarclive selections in all the different lines���������  WOOLLEN UNDERWFAR  WOOLLEN BLANKETS  EIDER DOWN QUILTS _  FUR LINED GLOVES  HOSIERY  Ex-  J   We  Want You To Call And  amine    the QUALITY and   PRICE  of these articles  ������������������������������������������������������������������������  SIMON LEISER & CO Ltd.  1  m:i  OATACRE 8T  LABYSMITH  W- G. Fraser  MerchantTailor,  (ifit| Avenue)  Fall Stock  on  hand/ Call early and  get your choice  BSaE3S^3f5^*SEESE3H3BrW  Hammer  Guns at  20 PR CENT  Discount for  CASH  Saturday Bargains  We have decided to reduce  our stook of  HAMM.ER GUNS  So  offer  these  snaps  for Saturday.  The Ladysmith Hardware Co., Ltd,  _zs_e__���������b  JUST ARRIVED   - -A large Shipifat ti tte veij latest  St|lK in LADIES' and GENTS' CHAINS,   LOCKETS, RINGS,  CALL  MID  SEE THEM  tbi PRICES ARE MODERATE for the BEST QUALITY >3  BFORCIMtt  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER, OPTICIAN  First Avenue,   XX   X..    Ladysmith,  B. C  Stoves  Wearer-making them 01 th; NiW^st  1     Styles.)  e  Pattern and Latest  SEE  WE D������ ALL KINDS OF FOUNDRY WORK  #ur Ericas ara Reaaona,   ble '  >  ���������UR   NEW 8T0VB6 IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  g and at Lsdysmilh Hardware Ccmpany  LV>/3l'ir.i UM i STOV E WORKS CO,, LTD.  ce  TO POULTRY FAR]  100-ACRE FARM NEAR LADYSMiTk  Fiv������ acres cleared and cultivated, f^ur roomed house  Rve Poultry Houses, 5oo Laying liens, one Plough,  ' Clover Cutter, Axes, Hammers, Saws and Tools c v every description, two Spray Pumps, #20 wo, Ji o*  Blasting Powder, Wire Netting six feet high cov -ring  3 1-2 acres. 2 i-2 Tons Hay, $20 worth New Lc.lhs.  Pifie, Shot Gun and two good Sail Boats.  S450 Cash and $750 on mortgage  J. STEWART,  I P.O. Box 268. Ladysmith Phones


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