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The Ladysmith Daily Ledger Oct 31, 1905

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Array V  ��������� \ U.JGISLAT1VE  ASSEMBLY.  Ladysmith  Y^L,.*,  REJOICING THROUGH--  OUT RUSSIA  4i is&iativ. ^v<,  ~J ���������   '      . ' 1 p V  -C_  ^nv^T^  PRICE" FIVE "';GB&T������  ,jr~' <-������������������,  TheJ[Knowledge of the Manifesto  Published Yes-  Stcrday is ^Received by the Emperors' Subjects  With Joy and Thanksgiving  St, Petersburg is Decked With Flags and Bunting  and Odessa, Yesterday the Scene of Mi  Today Echoes With Cheers  DfSTlTUTE WOMAN NITS  llViS.;  U n  Being      Moneyless     She  Wall s From Caribou to  Skagway  Is 65  Y ars  of Age but  Considers Nothing of  Her Tramp  iifi mm  ���������I ���������! 1  11  n i\  Lisery  I Conespondence, ftyiw Skagway says  j A little old woman who earns hei  i inuig over thc washboard at White  lioise, but who was following,, tho  crowds and leaving /yr the otitsitle for  ^ the     vvuilei.   on   Saturday  last  leit  . *   I nh.te Horse for Skagway.   She took  bt.   Lctcrsburg,  Oct.  31���������The  Kits,   let which     is, connected by wire.   It    how far Count Wiilc wui  be able to   htfl lll'kct as far as Caribou, but there  sian capital blossomed out with flags will  also be  read in a:i  churches  in'execute'the lica\y .task with winch he'1011 1'le iram and I.������ushcd ������������������������ over  the  Will Probably   Be   Commenced in May  1906  I  m ��������� i   i������  Plans for Construction  of  P. O. and N. to Connect  Kitanaut WithG. I. P.  and bunting today. All tlic troo.*  are withdrawn from the stieels and  the city has assumed almost its normal appearance.  The  Emperor's manifesto is  received  with  lejoicmg  by  ail  except  the  social democrats,  who aie still  urg-  ������ng ,thc piinnc to fight.  Odessa,  Oct.. 31.���������The knowledge of  the  Emperor's  manifesto  was  lecen-  'ed here     with cheers by the public  Crowds of people are pa lading      the  streets joyfully shouting,  anei  a notable feature of  the  rejocnigs  is      to  see Uie soldiers marching thiough the  city with  the people.  A public holiday has been deciaied  Yesterday Emperor Nicholas guv������  his final approval to a manifesto and  to a program  which  will  forever end  the rule of absolutism exercised  by  him and 'his Romanoff ancestors .for  300 years,   lie is now the ruler of a  free people,  ami  Count  Witlcjs  a]}.  pointed Russia's first premier  Wherever this joyful news has pene  trated it is was received with prayers of thanksgiving and shouts of  joy by the moderate thinking, people.  Railway strikes are at an end, and  . as soon as the news is received the  strikers throughout the emp,.re, it is  expected, will retu in1 to work. Unr  fortunately, the pr.rntcrs, up to tho  time the latest despatches were filed,  had not returned to work, so no  newspapers containing the text of  the manifesto are 'Ifling issued. However, the text will 1,-c given by telo-  graph to every city, town and   ham-  the empire and  the Russian  I .sartors      abroad  are notified  of the  change.  is   assigned.  Some pei sons  imf.  beiiev**     it  will    be ; I'lHicuas  still  necessaiy  to  use the ball cart'  (ll   .,.,,,.,���������. tt,���������    ������������������      a,   a. a,      t-,     I ridges to suppiess  the  present movent  waisaw   the news that the   Em-1       .    ,,,.,���������,,  - - .merit,   but  Count  Witte  appears   con-  peiur has sn>.ncd a constiiuti������n en'mo.)' - .    -        rj    ,  ment,  signed a constitution spread' fident  J'Ae wifd-fuc and created a tremendu-  ous sensation  causing a fceimg of joy,  mingled with     fear thatc-the      news  mig/il   be premature  ���������St. IVtcisjimg, Oct '.0���������A perusal  en' Uie nuiimesto shows how complete  is Lhe Empero? ���������<,��������� abdication of his au-  tociutic powei The style of the do-  cument is cieai and ebrect, pud ele-  voia of the verbose, vague and hom-  bastic phraseology winch heretofore  has characterized Ins majesty's mam  me bridge  1/0  lestos.    It not  become  whereby the people must cross  constitutionalism.  The  Count has  already  tentatively  selected  the members of the cabinet  He will himself bold no portfolio-lhe  Present   muustcis,   except  those   "of  wai,  navy and foreign allaus, will be  letired    Pi nice Alexis Oboiensky, one  at  the  Count's  former  assistants  m  the  nniiistiy of  finance,  win   become  Minister of the Interior   M   Romanofi  | another former  assistant to the nruu-  Wlnte  Pass   tian  as far  as Skagway,  arming theie m time to catch     the  May leaving  \h_ same cven-  oniy  betrays   teal   au-jister,   will   take  the  finance portfolio,  lliorslnp   but  shows  that  the Empei! M    Kom, a senator and  Russia's  alji-  or at last has irrevocably bowed  to [est junsl, will be Minister'of Justic  the inevitable.  He dejes not even conceal the fact  that the discontent and agitation of  his subjects, has driven hun *to talc  the steps and ��������� practically yield every  thing The title "autocrat" of ail  the Russians with winch the manifesto begins, now takes Ms place with  tho title of ��������� King bom no by tlicl.-.ng  gi .'"jam and the Igmperor of Auilua  and other ci'teolctc titles of Euron-an  sovereigns .   '.   -  The eliect throughout Russia >s cx-  ncctcd io be mstantanous, while ������ae  extremists threaten an attempt to  keep \ip * the present .struggle, tho best J  opinion is mat the baclvbone of thc  .struggle is  broken,  but  in  the  final  M Krozofisk'y, piesidcnt of thc St  Petersburg Municipal Council, may  take the ministry of education,' and  M. Zeigicr Von Schafihauscn, chief oi  the railroad department will Become  Minister of Ways and Communications  Later tonight, when the news got  abroaei, crowds began marching up and  down the Nevsky Prospect singing  the national anthem and hurrahing  for liberty.      ��������� ���������  It is significant that the gieat searchlight which has been lighting up the  Nevsky Prospect from the Admiralty  tower -for (.hrre nights, was-turned off  tonight At an the fashionable restaurants champagne  Was  dtunlc      m  analysis   the effect  wm   depend   upon toasts to "Liberty and Constitution  'VINCENT  HARPERS" WIFE  A New York despatch to the, Scat-  tie  Post-Intciiigencer  says "I      am  waiting,      waiting    I will   not speak  harshly of him now.   I\iy heart is too  heavy."  Mrs.  Henry  Austin  Adams,  whoso  husband,  a former  New  York clergyman, left her.in .August, 1902. refused  'to utter a word of criticism, against  him today.     Mrs.  Adams  was found  in a Hat m aiast Orange. N.J , where  she  lives,   with   her      three  children  The family accustomed to yeais      to  every  luxury,  is now  maintained   in  modest style by the eldest son.  Fie  derick L.  Adams,  a handsome, determined young fellow of 21.  Since the,flay the Rev. JVIr. Adams  ���������now  living  in  Seattle���������left  his wife  and family  they /have not heard      a  word     from hi in,  excepting  through  friends..,  iViiJ. Adams is ready to forgive.him  "I have     my children and must live  for  them,"  she said  today.   "It'     is  haird,     cruel,  but  I must not speak  against him."  The last 'time-Mrs. Adams saw her  husband was on August 13, .1002, tho  day before he left. Asked if she  would prosecute her husband, Mrs.  Adams replied: "I cannot believe, tne  stories I have read, and of course;  cannot   answer   that   question.''  MORALTY   OF  THE   JAPANBSE|MEDJ^AL  EXAM"  Dr. Awdy, bishop of South Tokio,  TO   SHORTEN   TIME.  The new Empress liners for the Atlantic C.P.R. service will be placed  in commission in June next, and  when .they commence service the time  between Yol'ohama and Liverpool via  "Victoria wm be reduced to twenty-  one days. No other Pacific route v,m  be able to compete with the C.p.K.  service.  The new ships win be known as the  Empress  of Britain and  the Empress'  of Ireland.   They uie wen under con- I  struction at this     time and  will  he  the best of the Canadian Pacific ships  contnciuLcs along letter to the Lon  don Times on "The character of the  Japanese  people."  He writes:���������"I love honor and  believe iin the Japanese, among   whom.  1 have  been  living for  the  past nine  yeais,   and   expect  that  their  future  m  many  lines   will  be greater   than  ther past or their present,  and thai  the power is fortanate which by turn.  ly  and  generous  recognition  has  oL  taincd  not  only  their  alliance,  but  their grateful   menelslup.      In     Eng-.  land  men so patriotic  would  certainly lie noble;      men so .self-iestrajmeel  would     almost certainly  be  moial,  men so self-forgetting would  surcl.  be honest     in  trade;  men so  brave  woirkl scorn  to  tell a lie,   men with  such  high  ideals  would  be  strongly  individual,  they   would   mould   their  surroundings      to  themselves  rather  than     conform to    thorn,   whatever  they may be;  they coulel  be rcokoneel  upon to remain much the same .under  all  cirQuinstances.   We  find  con-  spicuorusly displayed in. the Japanese I  those     virtues    which come  to  the  front naturally  where the theory  of  life   involves  .individual '.effaconient���������  those virtues, so hn-cd for   us  individualistic  western  people  to  practise;  and  we take it for granted that the  virtues associated with individual energy  and self-dependence  which     ar.  so easy to us as to become a  'sYjii qua  non.'  in  one whom  we esteem  will be  present also.    But it'^s not  so.    The  Japanese      are    as deficient  in   this  group of equalities as we are in      the  others, and  no one knows and       regrets  this  more  than  the  real  leaders   of Japan,   who know  both     the:  east tuid  the west.   Happily,  also, no  people that  I have met  with  are so  giaet  to be toiel  of their defects   '  as  tho  Japanese,   or when   they  arc told  so ready to consider with good  temper what is said with a view to amendment -if they find the  criticism to  be just, and,  at the same time, not.  patronizing,   but sympathetic.   Jlha-ve  not the slightest fear but  that this  paper,   is it should  find  its   way   back  to the Japanese press,  will  bring the  writer gratitude rather  than  dislike  by   its pkU'ti   speaking.    But  the fact  .remains  that ,in face of the  present  i enthusiastic  and- w.eil-eeiarned aelmira-  ition. for the Japanese there is reason  for plain  speaking  lest   thcro should  Colonel Conrad ,of Wniely Arm fame  luiuliy   o'lcrcd  lo  pay   lhe ,oid  lady's  fare,  cud sjie said she/ prefcued      to  walk, asit,wouid  give* her an opportunity  to  prospect  for quart/, along  Mi's route     Though hampered by      a  n.imber     of bundles,   she  made good  tunc, and armed here Monday afternoon feeling  qute  spry.  'I he lady,  wdiose name is Miss Bar-  baia Fein,  is about Sixty-five years  of aii,e,  and   thinks  nothing of a little  jaunt    over  Hip rough trail such as  she tooh last week? ui fact, she would  put   many      a young   man   to  shame  when it conies to  ''hitting the trau"  Barbaia   Kern is a character l-mown  1o an the "a u! .on sourdoughs  Sho has  been .a (lie north for years       Three  yeais ago when the steamer Princess  U.iy,     then  commanded   by .'Captain  Gosn,  who   is   now   a Nanaimo   pilot,  lau on a icei' on Lasqueti Island     on  hei   way south, the old lady was on  board    Somehow she managjed to get  ashore, and  she lost no time in staking out a quart''*, claim among the bar  ten mess ot granite on the island She  squat led on the claim, and could not  by  woidy argument l,e induced      to  le.ivii when the sttamcr was pulled ofj  lhe reef    Finally she was roped and  unit aboard   the May      So* far  as is  known, her claim has neveL Ween jump  eel  Montreal. Oct. 31.���������it i.s xe-poited  m autJiontivc 'iiuili'is Jicce total m  May next construction vun he commence-.! on the l'aciiii". Onnncca <.v  Niirthuin Railway. Lhe chaitcr 101  winch road was purchased sumo tunc  ago by the* Ciand Trunl* Pacific Railway for a sum stud to be in the neigh  borhood  of $C3,0<JO.  Thc plans foi  this load call for construction from the  head of Kitamaat  Arm.   on salt   water,   to   the  Skt-cna  Racr at or in the  uonity ot.llazcl  ton.    Preliminary   suneys,   101  whole line ha\e been made, and final  surveys have bon  inn  foi   some  distance  inianW  from  the coast.  When,.work is commenced  it wm be  pushed through as rapidly as possible  as it is saiei to be the intention.      of  the Gra-iub-Tiunk L'acific to utilise the  road  foi  the foi warding  of constitaction material of the Grand Titn.k K4-  ci/ic from the coast  to the interior  Ylith the laiivay  m  operation    from  Kitamaat to Hnr-'Citon  supplies     can  be readily placed inland some two hun  died miles and distnll.hat.1 fit:*", there  Railway engineers ha\e repotted that  it would  be piacticaiiy impossible to  ship  construction   material   up       the  Skcena nver on steamers, owmg     to  the uncertainty of navigation on that  stream  :::::; vjof (itycoungl  --���������   -".;'"ti-t  r-S;jj���������s        z~-i  " '      ' "  Qi]^������gl.: of -Watei*   Rights Cm  BusfCreeki:Again Diicjussea  by Aldermen   ,  Petititicn  From   Teamster Re'  ceived-Communications Dealt  With-Accounts Passed  QL'IETLY ELUDES   JAILER  INATION  when completed.   The  two  ships  are  twins in mexiei and  will have a spoeu ?omf. * disill������sl<>n causing  each  side  of eighteen and a half knots  an hour.to dlstr������st      the other through ui>  &\ all times at sea.  (Continued    on Page Four  Victoria,      Oct      31.���������The  Medical  Council   of   British   Columbia  assembled yesleulay at the government build  niiis ior the purpose of holding an fa-  aniinat'.on   of   applicants   for   licenses,  to  practice  in  the  province.    In   the  absence 01  D   I<'agan,  who is  dctam-  od   by  sickness..at Toronto,  Dr.     -W  J.  McGuigan  ot  Vancouvet  acted  as  legisttpr  A total of twenty-five candidates  presented themselves Thc examinations; opened with the subjects of  chemistry, public health and suigery  Today lhe subjects before the .examiners will be physiology and practico  of medicine. The session will continue throughout the week  Dr. McGuigan,  in  an interview,  expressed the greatest surprise at.   Jjie  number ot candidates, which is greatly  in excess  01  any  other similar   occasion  within  In's  eighteen  years'   experience, and he regards it as'the star  I class   since   the   foundation   of       the  College of     Physicians and Surgeons  in      18SG   As    to  the reasons   which  have  turned the attention of-.so many  medical   men  towards   British  Columbia  at   this  particular juncture,  it  is  impossible   to  speak  definitely,       but  'that   there   is something  keenly  anticipated  in  rc.-jrard   to 'tlu: province,  is  .self-evident;  and   whether  it is elue  to  the  present  activity  in   railway  construction or     merely to  the general  rapid   ' development  of  the province,  one thing is certain,   namely,   thai  it  is. a step  which  i.s regarded  as  essen-  Hal  from a professional   point  of view  by a very wide circle of medical men.  as   the  list includes  graduates  of Mc-  CJill   University   (Montreal)   Toronto  University, Queen's University {Kings  tori), .one  M.I),   of  Edinburgh,   Scotland,   one Al.1T.C.S.   of London,   Eng-  Uiiel,   several   American,  practitioners,  and      a lady    M.D.   of Toronto  from ,  Vancouver.  _ 0   Late advices from  the north arc to  lhe effect that a stage line is already  rannein botvvecm  White Horse      and  Dawson,   wagons  being   uscel.    In   De  cember,   after   the  snow   fans.       the  wacr,iis   win   be  replaced   by sleighs,  and      a regular  schedule   maintained.  Diiring the svinimcr the White      Pass  line has shipped in large numbers of  horses for use this winter, and     the  equipment has been put in  the ^ best  MINERS   BURNED*  Two men. one imincd Thomas, the  Oilier Simpson, were badly burned by  gas 111  the mmes tins afternoon  They were [nought to town 011 the  four o'clock  train  AT THE  AGE OF  FIFTEEN  SUE  MARRIES  Fred Wilson     Rowland, ,1 strapping  young faimci.  22 years  of age.    and  Ava Jones,     a lit tic gui with skats  liaiciy Lo   her    shoe-tops,,   who   looks  to be not o\ei   13.  qui whoso mother  swears she    is an  of 15, were mar nod  by Justice O.  W. s>locker Monday in  his     t'ilice ui    (he courthouse      The  gui s     mother    ..s Mis   Delia Jones,  wne 01 a Cheney larmer  named  Dam  iel Jones.        Mrs.     Jones, heir little  chiiti and Mr.   Rowland,   appeared  together to procure ihe license, an three  with pleased  expressions  on their faces.  "Its .1 shame, if s ashanc" sisji  eel- Deputy Auditor Butler, as he  worked upon tlic doetimens His remark was greeted with a smile from  the mother, as she proudly altixcd her  signature t<> the record by. which she  ���������gave her child consent to wed the ������man  ot  her choice. From thc auditor's  office the trio repaired lo the basement where Justice Stoekcr tied the  knot. The judge loo'ecd both surprised and pained when (old that 'the  little .schoolgirl in short skirls was  the aspirant  to  wifehood.  In Mr. Stocl'icr's -office the ohild-  brielo exhibited some nervousness and  was visibly embarrassed when the  justice iiskc'd her if she would swear  that she  was  never  married  before.  Mr. and Mrs. Rowlands will reside  on   the husband's farm ne.ir Cheney.  Once within the history of this  county a permit was issued for the  marriage of a girl only M years old,  but it is a very rare occurrence for  a girl as young as Av.a Jones to ask  for a   license   o- ������������������  Billings, Mont., Oct. 31.-An 'Bii-  imgs is today searching foi a pretty  young tgui, scarcely LS years of'age,  who escaped fiom officers last night  in a most unusual' manner. The gui  is  Ethel Booth She was ai rested  upon the requpst' of the Denver ponce for" frequenting house's of m repute . Sovdemuieand penitent was  thc gui in her actions that tne jaiiei  believed he had merely a fnghlened  child to handle.  The jail was     crowded with" disorderly characters, and-a place v.as fitted to keep her     overnight 111 the office of  the city attorney  on the second Jloor of the city hail.   Then  the  tailci went     out to get     hei supper  When he returned .she' w'as go ie.   She  had loin bed     clothes into slnps and  made a long     rope..     One end of this  she    tied to   a radiator,  then she let  herself     out of ���������   the    window to the  "-round.     No dew. to her whereabouts  has yet been found.     The girl's mother lives in Denver and is a respectable  woman.     She     sxys that the lire her  nttie daughter is leading is bical-ing  her'heart-'and  she "wants  the girt  returned      to'her so     .that  she mav  be  plcic'eel  in     a convent     and taught to  live a decent life  Alderman jMal.-ne presided at the  City Council niottnig last night, thii  May0r being away irom the city. The  ofheis present wne:. Aldermen Nicholson, Bevendgc, Blair and Bryden.  A letter was Head from a steel company of Montreal      The writer stat-  the ' e(l   lllaf   t,ie coml)any  had heard that  ' thc    Council     was about to  erect a  poslofhcc and customs  building,   and  asxrd   foi      particulars   in ordei   that  they migiil tender for the contract to  supply the steel that would be needed  for  the  construction.     Thc chairman  01 the finance     committee thought at  Lhe   present,    time it would be mjudi-  cmius foir the     council t*> expend too  much  money  on public  buildings  considering that the streets still wanted  improving.     He thought it would be  a good idea to tefcr the letter to thc  Ottawa government It, however,  found its way onto the file-  Fue Clnet Smith wrote to thc Couri  cu asking ior additional fire fighting  equipment The letter was laid over  for a week.  F. W. May, of Regina. wrote en-  quiung if the Eicctnc Light by-law  had been passed l.y the people. If so  he would like to puicl.a'-e some debentures TI12 clerk was mstiucled 'to  write, notifying T\Lr May that an electric light piaivl would not,be installed in the city tins year     '  Thc    petition     from the  teamsters  that     Buiier street   be repaired was  read      Aideunan Bryden said he had>lor should be  arranged with the stieet foreman to  have repaus made on tins road      The;  unpassaqic on account of the stump*  m the road. The council decided-to ���������  yrant the permission,- the street foreman to supervise the work.  The   council's solicitor has been tn  m communication with     Government  Agent .Marshall     Biay regarding lhe  water     lights on     Bush creek, which  the Council decided to secure for the  city.     The council  was informed last '  aveinng  that  it would  cost  probably  $300   rij secure ' the rights,      and  a'  subsequent cost of about $4 per year  lo retain     them.      -Alderman Bever-  idgc saul he understood that the E.  ta N. Company had already reserved  certain rights  on. the creek in question. He thought the city should ascertain what da^m they "had on  the  cieek, and to see if they would     be  agreeable to relinquish' the same     to  the city upon terms to "e agreed upon ���������    ,  Aid   Nicholson understood that there  were     at     present no   claims at an  staked    on     Bush creek and anyone1  could reserve water rights.     He had  made enqumes     on the subject when  the council     was first considering the  proposal     to reserve the rights, and  he had been     informed that no claim  whatsoever was held en the creek.       ,  Alderman Bryeien a'so said-he had  been informed that the creek was not  staked at present. He thought if  there was any douttt the city"solici-  requestedto seek information on the subject from the \  government before further steps were ���������  woik would be     commenced probably  tomenow The petition     was re  ceived and filed. o  Tbe roaet roreman in Ins regular repot t called the attent.on 01 the council  to   the stale of a     ditch on Fifth  taken.   HIt was ultimately decided to  authorize the    city clerk to ascertain  from Mi.  Russell  Simpson, the best  eouise for the city to pursue  Iu reply to a question by Alderman  Bryden ���������the clerk -said he had received  \venue He thought, it    would be,no    ieply from     Mr. \V. Bovce to his  waste of linn: to have it cleared out letter askmg him to have removed  until certain necessary icpairs to the horn Gatacre street his workshop,  road '.wcro'made. lie also stated | .Accounts, including school salaries,  lhat Mr. WaUhamshaw had olTc*red to,1 amounting- altogether to $868.14,  clear a portion 01 Fifth Avenue ad were ordered to be paid if found cor-  lOimng Ins     property winch was now rect by the finance committee.  SUGGESTED THAT ROAD  BE TAKEN UNDER TRACK  A HAIRLESS  DOG-.  The    Ledecr ��������� is informed   that  olTi-   place  lhe  heel  of  thc  tracks  possible condition.  Atlomey     General Wilson has left  for London. England, to represent the  pro-.incc in  two appeals which come  up before the privy council  in December.   These are the Headman's Island  and   (he Vancouver  city  street  ends  cases.    In  the   former  the   Dominion  co"crnmcnt has the right  to grant a  lease on  the   island.    Tt is contended  on the one .side that the island, which  is   in  Vancouver  harbor,   was  a part '  of  the reserve and as such  passed    to  the   Dominion.  On  the other hand the  province contends    that the jurisdiction over the island  rests  with British Columbia.  lvo known  species of elog j.s absent  from  the  mammoth  jubilee show  01  the  Kennel Club which now fills the  of     the     Crystal Palace- with fifty  thousand barks a minute. On the other   hand,   there  is one   animal  which  has   found   a temporary  home  among  the  black  and  tan tei'i'iors,   but cannot  be classi'l'eel as  a elog or  rat or  niongeesc.      Gypsy   is   the   name     of  the   aaimial.    She   is described       as  "age, .breeder and pedigree unknown'-'  and   priced  at  ������150.   She  is  a tiny,  t.inn'd,  staring,  slate-grey  elog,   absolutely hairless except  for a       little  down  on  the under  side. ; She      so  perplexed   the judges   yesterday    that  they  gave  her a "reserve,"  says     a,  London  paper.  The' owner  or Gypsy   is  Mr.       M.  Gardner,  editor  of  the '-'Alloa Journal,"  N.B.    He  has  refused   to pay a'  license for the hairless   animal,    and  has   been     fined accordingly.   Coming  to London  with the freak,  he would  not   pay      railway carriage   for her,  and  trouble with   the company       is  pending.       Gypsy was much  adored  yesterday.    Offers   were   made       for  purchase,   without avail.    Gypsy   i.s,  of     course,  .i-.st a freak of bm-ding.  which freaks  are well  known- to- occur  among  very  highly bred  dogs as  a result  eif excessive breeding.  They  are, however, sulTiciently  rare to give  them high  value among fanciers     of  toy   dogs.  There are fifty-seven varieties benched at the Palace, divided into C2r  chxsscs,   the. entry being   a record  at  is -  ciais or the Wellington Colliery Com- ' consulciabie higher than the bottom  pany have expressed then willingness of ihe ravine, and it would be ncces-  to have a roadway to the Dominion snry to make'a passage only 'through  whan eonstuiclacl and have suggest- the bed The cost, it is thought,  'ed that the thoroughfare, be taken un- would K- small, as no difficulty would  dec the railway tracks instead of ov- he experienced in draining the ravina  er them. The road, it is suggested, in order to make the road. It is un-  couid Ire ta.'-.rn from1 the Esplanade elerstood that the suggestion win be  down tn 'the ravine, and an archway nude''to the Lands and Works dev  madc under lhe two tracks, from that  nartment.  THE LADYSMITH IRON  AND STOVE WORKS  The Ladysmith Stove & Iron Works  Company are certainly entitled to  ���������congratulations for the manner in  which they are making uvai stove  h.istoiy.  In Nanaimo,     in   Duncans, in Vancouver and     other neighboring  to,vvns  a'dvsim'th     stoves arc already selling  and are spoken of with pride and sat.  isfacuon   as  hcv'c    made  and-among  Ihe   best.    The  stove   sold   at   retail  for  Wo is a splendidly made  ,  useful  and   ornamental   article.      It   cannot  be  equalled in price or style by  any-  eastern   or    impci'ted      make      The  larger ranges     are in   the same best  cia.ss.    A smaller slovc  is  also  manufactured   by  the  company  and   other  .styles win soon be put upon  the market.     The force of   men   at tbe works  will soon   be  increased.  Lack  of capi  tal has  to a certain extent held     tbe  Company  bach  in   their   output,   but  it has    not   proventc I  them      from  manufacturing        the        best     grades.        It     is     understo*nd that more  capital is soon     to. be taken into the  company auu ihe     works made more  extensive.        There is     a very large  trade in goods of lhe company's class  that no ojitside firms can pay freight  and  compete  in.   It  :s  now  only fair  to expect that     the making off stoves  by this company win speedily develop  into  a large  and   profitable industry.  Certainly  the original   organizers _ are  entitled     to and have the best wishes  of Ladysmi th's  citizens  for the .complete realization  of their ambition to  make the Ladysmith     Iron and Stove  Company one of the largest and most  successful concerns in the west.  the  One of the novelties  shown  at  Palace is  a puppy narse,   which  is a  variation   of  the   incubator,   and pro-  3,5(10 Special  prizes  and  prize     mon- vides  a luxurious   and  ejqiiaibly-lieatcd  e.y total  at nearly ������7,000,  and    the  judges, are far,from their ultimate d  cisions for  the championships. in maternal duties.  home for  puppies  whose  mothers fail  MARINE.  S.S.   Wellington   arrived last  night  for a fun cargo of coal-  S.S. Henriettc is in for coai  Tug Lome and tug  Bermuda     and  scow arrived  in port     this morning  for coal. fSB5!  DAILY LEDGER  THE DAILY LEDGfR  published   every day except Sunday.  iY       THE       DAILY       LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE AT LADYSMITH  SUBSCRIPTION  9RICE  10 cents  a month;    55  per  year   in  advance-.    Advertising rates oa ap.  plication.  TUESDAY,  OCT.  31,  * 905.  _ _*________T*______w^*m-*tl~^r~~������^*rt_v^-r-^^  IS THIS -JCST PUNISHMENT?  It is quite a fad among those of  rs who sometimes speak on a subject  t ithout giviiiir it proper consideration  to, plume,'.ourselves on Canadian justice, and proudly declare that we al  li ast as a nation are not in thc same  c ass for inx punishment of crimes  ���������that is so of lea shown m the states  to  the south of us.  It may be: vvonh  our while in such a  c isc   to    wonder      how    it  happens  1 :iai   the Grand  Jury did not present  in indictment at Vancouver last w-c-elc  in the wen known  Keed case, auel the  newspapers     even do not continent on  1 he subject      In  the well known Go.v  case an exchange comments very fairly on the case, as follows  - "In iTiVrnng last   week to thc case  ot   Charles     Gow charged  with man-  s'augh ter in thc Province of Ontario,  ve did not have  Then the particulars  of tbe trial.     These have been received.       The     judge who tried the case  does     not show     up in   much better  li-rht than 'the coroner's jury who refused to.   implicate Gow.     Gow was  confident thai  the shots  fired  by him  irl.d not kin  the     boy and itis to his  crcdii that    he has  been very  open in  fji   his    statements     and epurted  in-  -v. esligation.    'There was a strong local     feehng in    Govv's favor but not-  "vvilhslamlmg this   the iury  found hun  j-.uiity   with a strong recommendation  to mercy.        The judge deferred  sen-  ���������'Icnre until the day following and then  sentenced Gow lo three months.   Gov.,  rvvas ably defended and every possible-  thing done to     dear him.     Counsel  ior thc crown fought  just as hard  for  ������- oft'Viction      In reference to the Cor-,  .��������������� tier's iury he said "was it net trifling with the safety of the public when  .the   coroner's jury letHliis man go?"  iWith a fair trial  ,     in a sya-pathetic  community   it is proven to lhe satisfaction     of a    iury that' the prisoner  lulled a boy and     the judge says jus-  ,tice is satisfied     if the   prisoner does  three months.     Think of ninety days  ���������for murdering    a poor little boy  who  tould     do no harm.        His life ended  iii a single moment because of the iel-  irr-ilic action of a man who by his own  ���������statement showed     that he fired two  .or three    shots    in the direction, of u  house, though he believed far enough  taway   lo    do no  harm.      That   jury  when it lecommended mercy could not  Iiavc thought months would  have  occurred to  lhe     judge.     The surprise  must have     been a great one to- the  jury.     Ten   yeais would have been a  Sight enough sentence.     The Toronto  -Globe    says     editorially.���������'' The sentence  pronounced  on  Gow,   whose  rifle kilted     a boy     inside   ,cf his  own  home, ���������': will  prove-much of a deterrent  to reckless     fools in the use of tire-  arms' Gow fired either two or three  bullets" of which two struck the house  one of them     tailing lhe boy.     Three  ��������� years in the penitentiary would have  been   : aitiiUl .punishment f-rnr such a  crime!     The     jury's  recommendation  for mercy would than have had ade-  ������������������ ...quale"allowance made for it-"  The cases referred  to  above are not.  .<���������'���������       (Continued    on Page Four  ������ QUTAJ BMZ&5 GOODS f  Remnant Sale  lENGfHSFROM! 12 YARDS TO 7 YARDS  LENGTHS SUITABLE FOR  Infants' Dresses  Childrens'Dresses  Misses' Dresses ���������  Ladies' Dresses  Ladies' Waists  Ladies',   Misses', and Childrens'  Coats and Separate Skirts.  Ifyou   are looking  for a length  suitable for any of the  above   you  you can surely buy  at least three t  ^jaj for the price of two and in many   "  cases two for the price of one-  There were   472   in the lot.  Be  sure and spend an hour looking ov- \_m  dm er them.  j?ooms  BAR SUPM.IBD WITH BBS!  WIIJUS. LIQUORS, CIGARS  ABBOTSFORD HOTEL  B������st accomodation' in town.  A. J. McMURTRUE, Proprietor  Splendid hunting and fiobiuu in ne*r viciuitv-  LADYSMITH, B. C  ~3&  zm  Commercial St. Store  Ladies' $2.50 Shoes  Ladies' Fin?. Box Calf,  Shoe.  double  sole,  winter 'weight  The Best Fit, Special $2.50  Childrens S1.00 Shoes  Childrens' Heavy Grain School Shoes, lace or button,  Sizes 5 to 10 1-2.  Our Kast Iron Kind. Pair $1.00  ^ Hens' Collars 12 1-2C  *" Why pay 20cf:r Collas when  you can get one that  will wear longer in any shape  at 2 for 25c  Esquimalt  & Nanaimo Railway  ��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������  Time Table No. 57,  .������  Newly fitted up and _  Furnished  PORTLKND  JOHN GOGO.PROP.  Board at reasonable  Rates  EFFECTIVE SATURDAY, OCT. 21st, 1������05.  Trails leave' Ladysmith for Victoria and all  intermediate stations    at  _____======_i_. %.l% a.m. daily, and at 4.00 p.m. on  Wednesdays,     Saturdays   and   Sundays.  Good tables and goodI ���������    Train* tear* Ladysmith for Wellington and all  intermediate stations  Rooms !a** H-5? a.m.  daily,  add at COO p.m.'on Weeing  lays,  Saturdays      and  i ] Suadays. -  EXCURSION TICKETS ON SALE TO AND FROM ALL STATIONS  , good, for going journey Saturdays and Sundays, returnjtg not later than  ' the following Monday. . - '   Steanier Joan   ,     -Sails from Ladysmith tor Vancouver every Saturday at G.00 a.m. and  The bar is extra  well,returning sails freoi Vancouver    for  Ladysmith at 2.30 p.m.  Stocked  The New Western Hotel  Good rooms,     good beds, and good board.  Our Bar is newly fttledup and well supplied an*, is in charge of  JOS. PELLIGRINELL1  ;.V;  88 Govt. Street, Victoria B.C.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist. Freight &." Pass. Agt  This Hotel has   been completely   Board and lodging $1.00 per day1.'  renovated:  HOTEL-  JOHN TliA, Proprietor  Bar Supplied with the Best  Liquors and Cigars.  Wines, 1st Avenue  :-: Ladysmith B.C.  JX. ������.M-IT-EI'S  RESTAURANT  Cor. 5th Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal at any hour  Meals 35c and Upward  3������        ���������   ��������� ,  3g Mens' Sox 16 j-2C, Pair  ^S Buy half a dozen of our Special So.\ that we   sold at  3p 20c a pair, good heavy wool in gray or fawn.  6 Pair for $1.00  Best accommodation  for  transient  ind permanent boarders and, lodgers.  GRAND      HOTEL  This new Hotel has been eomfort-  aMy furnished and the bar is up-to-.  'd'te.  w vrds.  Rates $1.00 a day    and    up-  D  .    peocer,  Nanaimo, Limited  Ladysmith  YUEN  Merchant Tailor  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  ]>������laiada .*-: :������������������: :������������������: '������������������ Ladytunlta  HOTEL DOMINION  ���������Rates $1.25 and$l.B0���������  Free bua to al! steamboat landing* and  railway depots.   Electric care every five  minutes to all parte of  the city.   Bai  and table.unexcelled.  F. BAYNES, Proprietor,  ABBOTT  ST.,  VANCOUVER B, C.  THEJ0NES HOTEL  One Dollar Per Day.  Oooc Table, Good Bed and Good Bar  (Halt Block from Depot.)  OAT ACRE   STREET-  - Ladysmith.  ^H  B   C  RE   "OLD TlteEEi''  OF THE WEST  'i'ltoy l-'itovv  lo a nicety  the climatic and  gcograpbi-  c.'IaI- conditions   that call  for  a   special class ; if footwear  to meat these, conditions.  Ku- '.evii shoe men cannot  ki -vv these, things from  mere- hearsay.  They must Jive "out  west"���������-j-ct the "local color," us it were���������become  s(ee|-cd in western experience and kitfivvit'tlge o-htaina-  bie only hy living tlic life  of a Westerner, before thev  can hope to make satisfactory footwear inr the strenuous me of the toiler in the  west*.tn furests, fields and  mines.  "Tfll-: le'ckie BOOT"  is a     western    p.roduet for  western people.  Look  for      the  tivdemarl;  upon the sole.  MANUFACTURED BY  LTD  HARTLEY   GISBORNE  Member  Can.   Society  of   Civil Engineers  Member Institution of Electrical Engineers,������ England  Member  Iuternatioj.al   Electrical   Congress ' at St. Louis, 1904  ���������Electrical Engineer���������  BOX 357, M i.  1     I :  I  !��������� :.'  M H  f  I-LADYSMITH, B  P.  O.  e.  THS CITY MHRKST  R. Williamson|Prop  Kst. Avenue  Ladysmith B. C.  WM. MUNSIE, President  J.  W.  COBURN, Man.  Director  TelaphoneJ'16.  The   Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd.  MILLS   AT   F1DDICK   /    D   LADY SMITH���������Shingles  a  Specialt?.  --M^.r!iifnr.tritf.)-ii     of���������  Rough and Dv   ' -ed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Laths,  Shingles, Mou* ;.;ngs, Etc., of the Best Quality.  Seasoned   and   Kiln   Dried   Flooring     and  Finishing    Limber  la   Stock  )__?am+mt���������iiw**a- raw raam.-zi  u  UffiEQafclAN''  Leads Them  INQlJALrrY  R. P. RITHET,  SiCo.,  Ltd  Pacific. Coast   Agency.  VICTORIA. :���������: :-: :������������������ .-: :-B.C.  Under New Management  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. C.  McKinnell &Woobank  Proprietors.  Modern and     Strictly First Claw.  Commercial' Mens' headquarters.  Fire Troof    Buildiag. ;  HOTEL LELAND  Read Down Read Up  9.j5 a in. l/r. Femie Arr. q.oo p.m.  to-4t������. m. Ar. Hike Arr. 8.10 p. m,  11.30 p. in. Arr. Rexford Arr 6.15 p.iu  7. 45 p. m. Arr. SPOKANE Arr 9.30 a.m.  j.30 a. m, Arr. Eferett Arr. 9.211 p.m.  9.00 a. m. Arr..' Seattle. Arr. 8.00 p.m.  3.45 p.m. Arr. VAN COUVBiR I.V. 400 pin  2.45 p. m.Arr." St. Paul rI������v.'s.oo p. in  ONE NIGHT  To . Seattle and Vancouver  TWO   NIGHTS  ,  To.   Winnipeg and St. Pain  Close Connections  For     Chicago. Toronto.  '   Montreal and  All Points East & West  .\cetylene    Lighted '  Cars,  Family Tourist Sleepers.  Palace  Sleeping Cars  Dining     Cars (Meals 'a  la  Carte).  Library Observation      Cars  Through     tickets and hag-  gage checks to all points.  Steamship Tickets  For tickets, maps, berths  reservations     and complete  information     cai������~on or ael-  diess,  J AS.  SLOAN, Agt.  G.NR  FBRNIE. B. C.  TICKET   OFFICE  Cor.  Government  Victoria, B. C-  and  Yates  Sts.  3  Transcontinental  Trains Daily  )  One ol which is tht famou*J "North  Coast Limited," o  Tickets on sale to an Eastern  and  Southern points at lowest rates.  j Up-to-date     Pullman   and     Tourist    1]  sleepers      on ail trains.  Dining  Car,, ������j  service Unsurpassed. .  Steamship tickets on sale to     and  |  from  ail  European points.- Canin  ao '.  *i  commendation reserved hy  wire.  CHRISTMAS   RATES   NOW    IN II  -EFFECT- *  (T. J. Wellnian, Prop., Vancouver.)  One block Irom C-P-R- Depot and  steamboat wharves. Newly renovated and re-modelled. Rates $2 per  day. Corner cjranville and Hastings  streets. Telephone,  1���������4. ..  ..  HENRYS NURSfRJES  NEW CROP-  Home Grown 8c 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.  3010 Westiain'f-ter: Road.  Vancouver.  NOTICE.  'Persons found using our Patent  Bottle or Stoppers after this notice,  will ne prosecuted.  ���������RUMMINQ/BROS.  Pioneer Soda Water Works.  : :':; -; Ladysmith. B.C.   :  THE TYEE COPPER CO, Ltd.  4  .1  IF  I  PURCHASERS AND SMELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER ORES.  Smelting Works at  LADYSMITH, B. C.  Convenient to E. & N.^Ry. or the Sea  !  i  CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  Genera! Manager.  W.J. WATSON,  Smelter Manager.  K^Pii-Wi^K-HrPi-^*.^ <KOr������_-ik9ii& KU:^.Pi_WiM.'K^Ki^9i^mi^iK^^^Wiik^^9  DAY SCHOOL.  UBual subjects taught;  also      lan-  ' guages,; drawing in pencil and crayons,  paint ng in oils and water colors, pianoforte and vocal lessons giv-  en in classes <������r individually.  MISS BERTRAM,  f advsmith. B- <Jr      ..    ��������� :  11 you like-���������  A  smootli,  easy  shave,  an even,  well-finisned     beard trim, a good  bath, er a stylish Hair-cut.  Yeu will go to  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARLORS  HIGH STREET.  For     furthar    particulars    call  oi  i  write the ollice.  A. D' CARLTON,  A.G.P.A..   N.P.,  Portland, Ore.  Phone Main 456. J  C. E. LANG .'J  General Agent  Victoria, B.C J|  r  Are You  Going East  Then be sure your tickets read ; via  *  the  S1  The only* line now making   UNION |]  DEPOT    connections at ST. PAUL  and     MINNEAPOLIS    with       the iM  through    trains    from    the    Pacifi������  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, THE^j  FINEST  TRAINS,  THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE FASTEST TIME.  BETWEEN ..'���������'���������:.'-.  J4INNEAPOLIS,  ST.   PAUL,  CH*  CAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS CITY,J  and ALL POINTS EAST. il  For complete information  ask your^  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKER ,,|  General  >gent^<  780 2nd Ave., Seattle. ll  B. C.  cJWONEY  TALKS  ^->-  nrr"~T" ������������������������������������!������������������  A.S  LOUD  TO  US   AS   ANYONE.  IF  YOU ARR PAYING  CASH FOR YOUR   MEAT'YOUR   DOLLARS  W  ILL   GO   FURTHER   IF   YOU   BUY   FROM  US  urn������  boa Boa Brmt  PLASKETT  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Paid-up Capital, $8,700,000 Reserve Fund, $3,500,000  HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO  IB. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Asst. Gen'l Manage*  BANK MONEY ORDERS  IS9UED AT THE FOLLOWING RATES :  $5 and under     3 cents  Over  $5 and not exceeding $10     6 cents  "    $10        " " $30    10 cents  "    $30       " " $50   IS cents ,  These Orders are Payable at Par at any office in C  rmda of a Chartered BurJl  (Yukon excei^ted), and at the principal banking- point;:   ll the United Statcg,  NEOOTIABI.E AT A FIXKD RATE A  THE CANADIAN BANK OF'COMMERCE , LONDON, ENG.  They form an excellent method of rcmittin   small sums of Muotivj  with safety and at small   :ost.   .  hADY^MJTH BRANCH m W.  A. CORNWALL.  Mwugtc  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  i    ON THE ESPLANADE.  I  WASTRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED AND FRESH.  Confectionary ot all kinds.  Orderi taketi for Pastries to be delivered at any time.  Employment Agency  J)ea ers in  I  Mannfacturers ofthe Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOn  Noue bin   Usiea I^aber   Krapioyei  H. j. BOOTH, Prop  Pianos and]  .OS  Ladysrr.itrt, IJ.C  Dr. Dier can be found a',   -..hy t.W]  at his ofTtcc on High street..  His dpn'j  tal   work   is  guaranteed   Id   he  firstil  class and rates reasonable.  sfcl  ^2m������SLW_ME_  1 mtmim^i^_imm.-&fK^jii^^MV^_gi '/  DAILY LEDGER  Kjn.rwi i������������������"������������������"^-r^i  ^>__*_______*_*_���������\  rm  M  +m  ; >->-H--������*+*fc*'i  <*  ������������������H^^'H-'K-'I-^l^^-^^HH^^H  A FAMILY CREST.  Union  Brewing  NANAIMO'.B. C.  1  flanufocttirers of the  i  In {British Columbia  ������    Lager Beer and Ppr *-.������,* Guaranteed  Brewed    j  j     from the   Best Canadian Malt Run  Hops  Brass Hearth Suites  "V***  have just opened out some choice  Kerbs and ; Brasses!  in Suites, all  to match.    The    designs     are   rtecidadly  novel   and  handsome���������������������������Suggests e of the Louis  Period,  v.-ilh a dash of     the  Colonial Mas.s,.'|\'e  square    Rails,  sc-t diagonall}.  heavy  moulded  Brass Bases and  Scroll   Suppoits.    The  attached to the Kerb, a-eld-ing   digi>,ty 'to  great utility.  Dogs in  each design.are  its   appearance,   anel ,   of  COrfFOfIT on the-.HEARTH  is one of thc first consielerntiojis in  the successful  lurnishin^     ol  each room.   The effect 'of a handsome   Hcprlh  Suit"-is very striking it adds a "lone"' to lhe surroundings.,unattainable /fir other ways.  These new suites all  priced al  $15.00       $!6.00,       $18 oa,      $30.01,       JF-!?,bo Complete  BSB&j.e^ss*''8^^  Miners' Drilling Machines,  Hade to order and Repaired at short   notice.    Drill Sharpened by  ������������������������  ways .gives satisfaction.  Picks handled and repaired.  Shipsrriitfciing    in.  aH     its    Bnahes  Harseshoars and Genera! Blacksmitns.  R. LAWSON  Buller Street   -    -'   -    -    Ladysmith, e v  Procure One at Once if Von Want to  Bo In (lie Su-im.  .������Vny man or woman who pretends to  be anything in society now sports a  family crest. One may or may not La re  had forbears, but the crest is no longer nn insignia of blue blood. It can  be secured for a price, and as the  American usually carries any fad to.  excess he now outcrests the titled]  families of the old world.  lie has it stamped, on his cigarette  paper as well as'his stationery.    His  wife has it woven into her table linen.  The bend  of  bin stable orders  it in  metal on the harness as well as in the  lacquer on the carriage floor.   It stares  Ht ifc'p scnoral public from his lap robe.  His  son   has  it stampird on his  seal  ring, and his daughter, If she takes up  the craze for tattooing, has it indelibly  marked   on   her   anatomy.     But   tho  crowning inconsistency of the modern  use" of a  crest is tfce distribution of  dinner favors bearing the crest not of  the recipient, but of the hostess.  ���������_   A man of millions who recently refurnished   his   library  hud   thc   crest  hummcred into tho brass frieze,of thp  fire.-.lace. and a wholly improbable pair  of animals copied from this same cresl  furnished  the  supports  for the andirons.    Little Master Millions is sent  forth fop his daily walk with the fain  fly  crest  embroidered  oa  his  sleeve,  where the child of the common peopU  has some small navy or army design  on his $4.93 reefer.    Crests on handkerchiefs nro by no means uncommon,  and here the -work is done in the most  exquisite of convent embroidery.    My  lady's writing desk  is equipped with  brass or copper furnishings hammered  in the pattern of her crest.  Entire ueia of tableware, including  gold and silver plate and the most  beautiful of glazed china, are done to  order that their owner may exploit tiie  family crest. Just at present there  seems absolutely no limit to the methods for flashing one's crests ou less fortunate fellow men.  One well known bachelor who la extremely proud of his crest has a novel  pipe rack. The background is a whole  calfskin, in Uie center of which is,,  burned his crest, and this Is surround-'  ed by pipe racks holding smoking  equipment from every corner of the  globe.  He who has not a family crest or tho  price thereof may employ a substitute  If he happens to be in college. Here an  Insignia of his chosen fraternity takes  thc place of his family crest, adorning  Pierre loti'm Oddttt������m.  Pierre   Loti,   whose   adaptation   of  r "King  Lear"   Is , the   latest dramatic  f novelty in Paris, is nothing If not ver-  { satile.   Naval officer, novelist and aca-  ; clemician, he is a man of many role*  . Ordinarily he is the most unapproachable of men, speaks little, shuns society and generally  plays  the  hermit  ,' Then, after a long interval, once every  tec years or so he suddenly announces  a grand fete, and the residence of tha  recluse is invaded by hundreds of visitors.   One of his most famous entertainments was that which be gave last  year, when a wonderful Chinese pagoda which he had built was inaugurated  by a grand party, which all tha guests  were requested to attend in Chinese  costume.    All the servants, host and  hostess were likewise garbed in Chinese dress.    Afterward followed supper, at which sharks' fins, swallows'  nests and other Chinese delicacies wera  consumed.  Bog- glides In Ireland.  Compared  with  some  of  the   bog  slides which have taken place in Ire-  laud the recent disaster in County Roscommon may be regarded as of trifling  importance.   In 1708 a slip of a mile  long and a quarter of a mile broad occurred at Castlcgardo and buried three  houses containing twenty-one persons,  A similar disaster took place at Adder-  goolo,   in   Gal way,   thirty-flva   years  later. Fresh in the public memory is th������  bog slide of eight years ago.   Between 2  and 3 o'clock one bleak December morning tho edge of the Knocknageeba bog,  overlooking the Ownacree valley, near  I Killarney, gave way and liberated a  j vast flood of peat and water.' The flood  1 rushed along with  startling rapidity,  ! swept away the stone built house of  j Cornelius   Donnelly,   Lord  Kenmare'f  f quarry steward, and Donnelly, his wlfa  and six children perished.���������Westnjln*  ' ster Gazett*  the furnishings of his room, bis stationery and his cigarette paper, to say,  nothing ol his jewelry."  +++++++++++++++++++++���������������++t+.'>-+-M-++-������������'������ + ��������� + ������T'������������ + 4*������4 ������ + +���������+-���������  x  LAD/SMITH TRANSFER CD.  A  PIANOS,     ORGANS    AND HOUSEHOLD'    FURNITURE MOVED, PROMPTLY A  ND SAFELY.         Stables in the rear ol the Ladysmith hotel.  Abbots  ford.  Leave orders at  Mroen  the  WILLIAMS AM "J   VXSAir  ^.M-M-M- *���������> 44������ ���������*-+*���������++++������������������������������������ "f>4*4-f4������M-f^-M"M-f ��������� ���������������������������������������������44-H  I  X  m  X  ���������  X  X  ��������� ���������  X  x. PHONE 66  LIVERY, BOARDING. AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS WORK  A SPECIALTY,       x  DAVID JOHNSON  LADYSMITH  ������  ���������*���������  a  ���������*���������  1  c  **������*������*������*e*������*������***������*������*.������*e*^^  XPRESS  BUGGIES-FOR HIRE  tflRST AVENUE  LIGHT TEAMING  Wood and Bark for Sale  See J. KEMP, or leave orders vith  &  ADAM  'PHONE 2-4.  Mia Tronnlfraome Tool Cheat.  When the journeyman plumber went  to a Harlem apartment house to fix a  broken steam pipe bis tool chest attracted attention. It was an army  knapsack that had seen service in tbe  Philippines.  "Yes," said the plumber ln response  to a question by the woman who lived  ln the apartment,, "that is an army  knapsack. My eon brought it homo  with him from the Philippines. When  I asked him to give it to me to improvise into a tool chest he did so. I  did not want it simply because it was  an army knapsack or because it had  been with my son in the Philippines. I  wanted it because it was light, strong |  and useful. After I had fixed It up it  exactly filled the idea of a tool chest I  had carried in my mind for a long, long  time. But," with a sigh, "I shall have  to give it up."  "Why?" inquired the woman of th������  house.  "Because," replied the plumber, "It  takes half my time answering questions about the blamed thing."  Large roosters with small hens is a'  Tery poor combination.  Scalded milk and cooked rice WIB  often stop diarrhea in fowls.  Indigestion, one of the worst diseases  among poultry, is often caused by sonr,  moldy food.  Eggs intended to be batched In an In  cuba lor should never be allowed to be*  conic chilled.'  Iu order to have, poultry tender nnd  Juicy they must be fattened quickly.  Two weeks of good feeding arc usually  sufficient  Use plenty of lime in the poultry  house. It will kill lice, is a good disinfectant, will purify the air, it destroys vermin and prevents gapes.  One of the best ways of feeding oats  to' poultry is to put them in a tub at  night, pour scalding water over them,'  let them stand until morning and feed  tfcem warm.  When th������ fowls are closely confine*/  or when thc ground ta covered with  snow, they must have bulky.foe*. f������5gt  clover hay well steamed is good, as  are also cabbage leaves.  1     Being a "trusty," this man in nws.   j clothes was peri nil ted Hbeities not ar-'-i/iil  I ed other prisoners, by reafaon of'which tJi<  j reporter had an opportunity to talk will  j him.  j      '"But of all the experiences I ever had,"  I hu said, after telling a  story or two, 'Mix  ; one that iiKielo me feel   quburuf  Hum ;ui>  j other wa; one that I ran   iit   on unejipuct-  I eelly orio night while I was ciiyiiyod in in  j vestitfathifj a house in the  suburbs whie-1.  1 a servant had told  uie was dead easy jj   J  went at it  right     It' was about   1 oV-lot-!-  in the  morning, and I was getting  bad,  to the city, owii.g to tho  fact that the jol,  was a failure, because the whole place had  been lined  up on   tho  outside with   iron  shutters, and 1 was cursing my luck and  the servant, when what should I  see but  11 finely dressed  1nn.11   coming  along   the  lonely sidewalk in a hurry.    It struck mo  lie  had  nnssoei  his conveyance and was  living close enough  to walk, and  he was  just footing  it  home.    I  could see n. diamond tflint 111 his shirt front as  the light  of the street lamp fell on hun, and ho wore  a watch chain that looked  like  it inii^ht  have something handsome on it for a ticker.    He  looked  to  be about   CO,  and   I  thought ho wouldn't be  hard  to  handle,  so In a minute 1 iiad mado my mind up (0  get sonio satisfaction for coming away out  there In the suburbs, and   I   dropped into  the shadow ot  the high hedgo and waited  for my friend to get iutu position.   At tho  proper time 1 stepped out it) (rout of  hi in  with my gun smack 111 his /ace  *��������� ���������Hold up your hands,' hays I in (ho  usual srylo. though I was a little nervous,  not being used to that kind ot work like I  was to houno'vork.  '��������� ���������I'm sorry 1 can t. accoiuniotlate you.'  f>u.Vfi ho. as cool as ������  -juciimiIjit. and stick  Ing up one hand, 'but l'vo only got one   J  lost the other at Gettysburg  "Well, that answer paralyzed mo n>.  much as ll 1 liml been .struck 111 the b.nj.  of the peek with a solid f-'hot,, and loi 1  minute I could!] t do a rhinjr but static  there and look at linn \ on .-ct;. I h,:<  boon a t-oldier myself and I eoiildn t g<  up against any talk iila- that, so i dm*.;���������;���������..  my gun and told him th.-n, | w,:* .-;i;ny u>  huyo disturbed him. not knowing ho wail soldier, for I'd been one myself, and !,'  he'd excuse me I'd skip out anel say no  more nbout it Ho laughed h littlo'and  said he guessed as we were both old .-,0!  diers we would ju^tcall it. square, and then  I took to the road'and ran lasicr than 1  did at the first l'.ull Uun light "���������Wash  iugton Star.  ?&.*~fi'ri*!'>',*jt<xM ������������������������������**���������������>  IT PAYS TO BUY  at Weinro  GIVEN AWAY FEE  Silverware & Jewelry Will be Gher Av.  HERE AHR A FEW OF T HE  LATEST  DESIGNS   B.  GANT   SILVERWARE   AND JEWELRY, WHICH  ARE GIYINF     AWAY FREE AND WITHOUT CHARGE.  From now on until the Is t of January, 1306 for the Coupons  we have been giving for free Silverware, we win give the following articles:  It wm give you a cWancc to get    presents free of charge f-  Chnstmas     gifts for your friends.'  Our prices arc the lowest,  tack by trading in oui store.   ,  and you     Can get 10 per ce.  SILVERWARE  CREAM PITCHERS  SUGAR BOWLS  BUTTER PLATES & KNIVES  CAKE PLATES  FRUIT DISHES  CRYSTAL AND SILVER  BREAKFAST CRUET  FANCY DECORATED CHINA  BREAKFAST CRUET  DESSERT FORKS  DESSERT KNIVES  JEWELRY  GENTLEMANS' WATCH GOLD  filled & solid silver  MENS', GOLD PLATED CHAINS,  LADIES' SOLID GOLD RINGS     |  MENS' SOLID GOLD RINGS  LADIES* SOLID GOLD    "  ,  BRACELETS'  LADIES'S  BROOCHES  B, 5. Weinrobe,  Some ot Bnrun' P drawee.  Here are a few specimens of Burns  nappy phrases: "The best. laid schemes  of mice and men gang aft agley;" "The*  fear of hell 'a the hangman's .whip, to  hand,thc wretch in order;" "But pleasures are like poppies spread; you seize  the flower, its bloom is,shed;" "Oh,  wad some power the gii'tie gie us to  sec ourselves as ithers sc<? us;" "Man's  Inhumanity "to man ma lies countless  thousands mourn;" "Xurs.ing her wrath  to keep it warm;" "Thc mirth and fun  grew fast and furious;" "What's done  we partly may compute*, but know not  what's resisted;" "Princes and lords  are but the breath of kings;" "The  rank is but the guinea stamp; a man's  a man for a' that."  W. SILER  GEHEKAii JhiXPEE'SS AND  DELIVERY  WORK PROMPTLY   P'  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  Dr.  Surgeon Dentist  All work guaranteed, and at reason  able rates.  High St. Ladysmith  OPEN AT ALL HOURS.  mm  Solicitor,   Etc.  t   AVffiue  MBYSM  LADYSMITH  AERIE     NO.  686, F.  O. E.     :���������:        :-:        :-:        :���������j  Meets, ln the Opera House 1st and  3rd Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. Worthy  President. B. Forcimmer; Worthy  Secretary, C. H. Rummings.  DESIGNS  TRADE-MARKS   .  AND COPYRIGHTS  OBTAINED  ADVICE AS TO PATENTABILITY P  Notice in "Inventivo A.;e"  Book "How to obtain Patents" |  ' Charges moderate. No fee till patent is secured.  Letters strictly confides tail.   Address,  ' E.G. SIGGERS, Patent Lawyer, Washington, D. C.'  Unlike man, tne starnsn wiiicn 10S���������  one of its "arms," or properly its rays,  grows a new one to take its place. Under certain conditions it grows two to  take the place of one. A starfish may  .lose'all its rays without losing its life,  and very often a cripple with, but a single ray left is found by fishermen andj  collectors. When completely broken in  two the starfish Aecom.es two distinct  fish, and the growing process continues. The brittle starfish, it is believed,  in many-instances-breaks off its own  rays at the approach of danger. For  this reason it is difficult to obtain a perfect specimen.  A starfish can neither see nor hear.  Neither has it the sense of smell. In  spite of these seeming impediments,  nevertheless, it seeks and devours its  prej* as neatly as an ordinary fish. The  starfish lies upon its prey and folds its  "arms," or rays, completely about it.  Then it pushes its stomach out through  its mouth and will wrap even a largo  oyster and shell within the folds of the  stomach. The mouth of the starfish is  in the center of Its rays.  Some great ships are today-emploj-ed  almost wholly In seeking for starfish  specimens in deep seas, and there aro  hundreds of men who spcud a portion  of. their time in collecting starfish in  the interests of science. Many of the  specimens collected by ships tire taken  from depths of one and even two miles.  nemovlugr Tumors Early.  If it were generally known among Intelligent people that great numbers of  Innocent tumors soomer or later become malignant and that malignant tumors often simulate benign tumors and  remaiu quiescent for a great while, the  siifTerers would unhesitatingly consent  to the removal of these morbitl growths  in their inception, lo.ug before the possible advent of serious mischief, at  when the cure might be effected by minor operations which would teave the  smallest scars, especially in such parts  ���������as the face, neck, arms or hands.  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  . WEST MINING REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal lands may be purchased at $10 per acre for soft, coal and  $20 for anthracite. Not more than  320 acres can be acquired by one individual or company. Royalty at the  rate of ten cents per ton of 2,000  pounds shall be collected on the  gross  output.  Quartz���������A free miner's certificate is  granted upon payment in advance of  $7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from $50 to $100 per annum for  a company, according to capital.  A free miner, having discovered  mineral in place, may locate a claim  1,500 x 1,500 feet. The lee for recording a claim is $5.00 . ,  At least $100 must be expended on  the claim each year or paid to the  mining recorder in lieu thereof. When  $500 has been expended or paid, the  locator may, upon having a survey  made, and upon complying with oth  er requirements, purchase the land at  $1 an acre.  The patent provides for the payment of a royalty of 2 J per cent on  the sales.  PLACER mining claims generally  arc 100 feet square; entry fee $5, renewable yearly.  A free miner may obtain two leases to dredge for gold of five miles  each for a term of twenty years, renewable at the descrctioh of the Minister of the Intsrior.  ���������'���������' Tiie 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 2k per cent collected on the output after it exceeds $10,000.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister  of the In-  , "prior.  HIGH STREET,  LADYSMITH, B. C     '  PAINTING,        'PAPEkllAN<JiN'J  <5TC.  ������     1  2235S3-2S  Any  Kind  Work done properly and at  prices.     Shop  and  resjdeace  n*  of Ladysmith Hotel.  J.   E   SMITH  Pi  *)  Job  v.  Printing1  Done, Promptly and  WELL  At  BOOTS AND SHOES AT RIGHT  PRICES.  Repairing and   waking   t������.      0  speciality.  THOHAS   MCEWrt -.  1st Avenue,   Ladysnr.tb.  n   ^  .*������.*^a>a������aia������������a������r***j������-^r^i.-4.Mru>.-w-j'isT^���������  NOTICE.  From     this date tbe undersigned  j will not  be responsible lor any  indebtedness     incurred except on     a.  written oraer signed by the secretar>  Rowland Machin.  V. I. EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.  Non Personal Liability.  Victoria. B. C, May 18th, 1905.   NOTICE.""1"1 ""  Notice is hereby given that the undersigned wifl apply at the next regular sitting of the Licensing Beard  for the transfer of the retail liquor  license held by him for the Portland  Hotel, located on lot 5, bloat 2, lat  Avenue, City ol Ladysmith, t# Jobs  Gogo. ANGELO  TATB.  Russell Simpson,  Solicitor far applicant.  Ladyamith, B.  C,  October 4,   HOB.  r  Saj>rciiio.  Test.  She was a Wisconsin girl of more  than tho usual share of this world's  goods who became engaged to the man  from Maine,' a civil engineer, whoso  business was in the far west. Compelled to separate soon after thc engagement, 2,000 miles soon divided the  two lovers. Business duties called the  man away, but frequent letters helped  to shorten the months of separation.  Turning her attention to cooking, this  girl of almost unlimited wealth soon  proved her devotion to her absent lover  by mastering the difficulties of cook-  iue; in anticipation of that happy tinio  when she should have a home of her  own. Triumphantly she wrote her  lover, "I can make lemon pie, custard  pie and Washington pie all myself!"  Then did this man from Maine and the  land of orchards assert his loyalty to  his homo state most vigorously and  back over the wires, 2,000 miles away,  came this telegram, brief, but emphatic,  "Try apple!"  Kootenay  Steel  Range  UTTSCe  Burns Coal,  or Wood  Coke  Two sets of grates are  supplied with every  Kootenay Range���������one lot cocu end tiir, other for coke or wood'���������  and the floes are wide and deep, with no square corners, so that  the ashes and soot produced by soft fuels cannot clog* up the  smoke and draft passages.  This feature of the Kootenay Range is a decided success.  The grates ore so easily cJbonged that af boy can perform  the operation.  Sold by all enterprising dealers.   Booklet free.  WFCIaryS  1st   Avenue  Colds  R ahoold be bona* ia nrriad that  every cold weakens thc longs, lowers the vitality and prepare* the  system for fte more aerious diseases, among which are the two  greatest destroyers of hnmaa life,  pneumonia ana coasamptioa-  Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy  has won its great popularity Vy its  prompt cures of this most comraoo  ailment. It aids expectoration, relieves tbe lungs and opens the  secretions, effecting a speedy and  permanent cure. It counteracts  any tendency toward sneumonia.  "Prict 25c, Urge Size 50c  Public  Notice  Attention is called to toe   fact that the  Ogilvie   Flour mils Co.,   Limited  makers  of ROYAL HOUSEHOLD   FLOUR,     have for some time  past beer, producing flour in a   vastly  improved and purified form  by the aid of ELECTRICITY  ������,nd having secured control of  London,  Toronto-  Vancouver,  Montreal,     Winnipeg,  St. John, N.B.  all the basic patents relating there  to, take this opportunity of a dvising  the public that any una-r. .-  of thc electrical   flour purifying processes will be pro-  orized users  scouted.  Ogilvie Flotir Mills Company limited  are ������aB    only    miliar,? in Oaaiia vrlmo  is purified by the   electric process  "mm  FloTnu* V.  V  TBTtTTiPfnl  LOCAL ITEMS  TO LET��������� Furnished Rooms, with or  without board. Corner 3rd Avenue  and High Street.  PHOTOS���������Fricke- & Schtack fcava reopened their Ladysmith braack   at  the  old  stand.    For  ths next      tea  inye  photographs   from   i2.it      aer  dozes sp.   Come  today.  BIRTH.���������Oct.   30th.,  to thc wife of  J. A   Knight, of a daughter.  Miss  B.   Womrohe went up  to Nanaimo on  the noon train  Mr. IVui. Russell has heen request-  "ed to audit the City Council's hooks  tins year-  THE CITY BAKERY  TH*  lBSiT;   AN������ 'NOTlaWG   BUT     THE  BEST  X BREAD ��������� CAKES ��������� COOKIES ��������� and ���������|PIES X  A ������������������������������ a������ssrtw������at ef FRKSH C ���������IntFECTI#NBJRY  15T AVE.  A. LUCAS  PAINTING  AND  PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done  Orders Promptly  Executed  Smoka Big B  Cigar.  1 have just received a good assortment of comic, burnt-leather and pictorial post cards. Koight's Boole  Stoie.      (Jail m  and  see them.  Tins ,ceiling   the   Laurel   Reheiwth  Lodge. No. 'J, will entertain  the Oddfellows at a social in  the Oddfellow's  11 ail.     A very pleasant  time is anti  apa led.   ���������  S. ROEDDING LADYSMITH  'ihe drug store has ruj; out of An  ticeptic healing oil, so great has heen  the     demand for free bottles.    Fiom  tins     elate bottles will  not bo given  iree of charge.  'lhe secretary of the Church of England Tennis Club requests all mem-,  hers  to attend a meeting to  be held  at   the   Rectory   tomorrow,   Wednesday,   evening at eight  o'clock.  On Saturday evening .next the La-  dysmi'h city band will give a concert  anel dance in lhe local opera house  In oidci to make the programc an  enjoyable one, the directors o' tne  band are enuea\ ormg to have one or  two piofessionai singers of Vancouver  or  Victoiu em  the programc  EFF1 CI LO XC V STAT E?/l FN TS.  The general efficiency statements  for the Fifth Regiment for thc last  year luie been issued, anel on inspection they are found to comuaro very  favorably with any other regimeni in  the      Dominion,  says  thc  Colonist.  Smcc     the    amalgamation of the  Fifth     Regiment vith  the  Dominion  Artiiiciy     Association ahout     June  last,  the  regiment  has    ecu brought  into direct  competition with a"1   tiie  regiments  of  Canada,  anel  that  they  l'WC managed to hold lhe:r own     is  veiy welcome news  to Col. lla.il and  his stair.   Under the old s\stem     it  was     impossible for  thc Fifth Regi-  in order to do so a number of changes  lnetit U> compete with ihe others, and  hail to be made in  the rules governing the. local corj's.  The total number of markr abta-ui-  aMe is 1,800  and     the gallant Fifth  1.d 15,   which  is  thought by  military  had  the proud distinction of mak'nn  men'- to be very good.     The discipline  or the regiment,  their appearance, pa-  rude, along with practice on six-uich  ���������anel   tinrteen-pounder   held   guns,   besides   an  oral   examination   of       the  officers  and  coii-comruis,->ionetl  office is  on thc works of 1*1 io big guns and Max  Everybody's for  Norensliiwr  Knight's.  at  DANCING GLIB  *W*****M>,MS������  A    MEETING  OF  THE  ABOVE  CLUB ON MONDAY, OCT.  SOth AT  S.p.m.    SHARP,    AT  A.   SMITH'S  (thc J.Iinl).     GiNNTLEMEN WISHING TO ENROLL, AND MEMBERS  WILL  KINDLY ATTEND.  HAY, GRAIN and ';   ~"~  FARM PRODUtf  ���������fflll daily tEiiGEii  fvery Da; Sellers  Boys' Pants, all sizes, in fancy tweed. A  large patch goes with  each pair. Special 50c.  Mens' Fleece Lined  Shirts and Drawers,  all sizes. New goods  at the ole price,  5oc. a Garment  Mens'   Heavy Wool  Sweaters-   something  to  1-eep   you   warm.  These sweaters  cling  to you at $1.25 & $' .50  :/  -*������.  ss������s;-  $50���������Per acre for 5-acre blocks 1 aailes  from City.        .   '  $375���������Cash secures a fiae residence m  the choicest part 0l Ike city. Oal*f  $244 more to pay at ths rata of  $12 per month. Owner has' iavasfc-  ed * aver $619 in imprevunteeats.  Water laid on.  Fiae gardea.  $280���������Cash    and   $499 oa mortgage  buys two lots each 60x120 aaly a  few yards  from peat-eftce.     Fiae  iavestmeat.  $500���������Cash and  balance aa time, buys  two first-class     stores ia busiaess  portioa of city.  For Rent���������A nice store en First A\'  eaue.  For Rent���������A nice two-roomed stare    I mis, are a"  taken into consideration  Thc tjme of the Union Evangelisticjv.Inch shows that nothing who.1 r-vei  seniccs held iu������htiy in the Methodist cliuich has been altered Instead  of eight o'clock they 'will commence  at 7 ,-iO and v. ill be preceded by a  prayei meeting at 7 o'ctock and a  .song service at 7.15.     Thursday and  was left out  in the examination,  -iiij.ii. oau sujtipi nm oqi  t[Siioi[i'j7-  able it is not eTL-mnleiy stated whether Nos   3 and   1 or  I and 2 companies are entitled to  the shield  for thc  inanimation.      Thc companies   -.hich  Friday ceilings of tins   week  the- Rev ��������� weie without  the fun  mini her of ufli-  Re-hut',   of      the   Fiaiihurlon   Street  ens were give*n  the right  to have thc  Methodist     church,    Nanaimo.'    win | oD'cers a greater nimiler nf qucstiems  preach    There  was a Urife and     appreciative  congregation   at   the   services last crenine.  ' Orders will be delivered anywhere  iiTthe city promptly and at the low  est possible prices.  Leave orders at Christie'**, oft ttt  Espianaai.  Jamas Warnock  JUST PUNISHMENT  (Continued    from Page 1 r *J  it is true, fa>'r examples uuti they oc-  Heavyhand knitted  sox, same as mother  used to make, 5oc. pr.  Only 14 of those  Boys' School Suits left  Regular $3.50 to $5.no  -They will go at $2 a  suit.  Walters &  Akenhead  For     Rent���������Nice two-roomed cabin  near statien.  Deeds,  Wills,    Mortgages,  extracts and  Agreements Drawa.  J. STEWART  Conveytncing     fi      Notary Public  1      Phone, 3. >  P. O. BOX a68  Appointanents may be made at any  time for dental work at Dr. Dier'e  on High street at  '     O������������������ J>    m  Now the long evenings ha*e come,  get your reading matter at Knight's  Book Store.  SPECIAL  BARGAIN G  Wc are showing over 200 PAIR of  Ladies' Gents' and Chilcjiens' Hose  S ALSO BOYS SWcATERS-NO TWO ALIKE  Just the thing required this , cold  weather. All these goods are marked in plain figures, being 25 PER Cf Nf,  off regular price.  SIMON LEISER'&CO Ltd.  GAT ACRE ST  IADYSMITH  NOTICE.  Notice is hereby, given that the first  sitting of the  Court of Revision    of  the City  of Ladysmith- will be held  in the Council Chambers, LadySmitoh,  on  Wednesday,   29th November, ,at 7  JAPANESE MORALITY  (Continued  from Page One.)  reasonable dsappointmen t.  "It is at fact   that   while the government of Japan,  the leading hankers, and a very few commercial lious-  p.ua.  J.   STEWART,  U.M.C.  the marriage of an English gir' to a  Japanese- In this letter s^have a-vo'd*,  ed all reference to Christianity,'nor  have I in  mjnd  the difference of race,  perhaps too se-'eS| which'really have appreciated thc   though  this  also  may  reasonably be  everywhere jus-'higher commercial ideals of the west, taken in  to account apart from  a*nyi  invidious  questions  of   'higher'      oir;  i'i,owci''"r'ac6s.' But s'jmply an EhgJfteh  to /.giriiiwho "meets  a Japanese  living'in  to'^.England iike an .Englishman can have  U'viio possible mcu'is of forming a jwdg-;  Anthcnv Hope's latest book, <<A'  Set rant "of the Public," at KlaighVs  Rook Store.  CORRESPONDENCE  carefully figured  out  before  the c:-r-  it is'thought  thrtt Nos.  I  and 2 com-  icct  standing  will   be available,   but  r.vny  wilt retain the shield.  Spotting editur Ledger:  Dear Sir���������I ht\ir ilie  Bowery  team  is doing ..jUitc a Jot cu "blowing"     on   replaced  then   victory  o\er  lhe  l'iic   Buga.dc.   Now,      Sir,  they should never, shout  "lieiio"    tin     they arc out oi      tbe  woods     T-rom> what I am   told  then*  team  had  been     undet going       some  steady practice,   unknown to us,   and   [*'rom 35 cents to 75  when they met- on the il'<or last week I ill'FORE   SEL1  the  F B.  team  was haidly able      to 1  slay  with  the  game.     Now,  if      a  game eian   he  arranged  for  Thursday  might  I will  guarantee  my  team    will  be there with the goods.  Hoping  to hear  ra'.'orably from  the  ci owing   How cry   men.   T  remain,  DOC   ELLIS,  Manager  Fire   Brigade team.  curied in Canada and in justice to  our Aniencan neighbors wc must admit that they do not do much worse  Cnminais expect punishment everywhere. Some aro  \ereiy     punished, but  tice and her scales sometimes fail  to'are completely  trustwoithy  in  mat-  weigh out   correct quantities/     Does ters of business, and  up in the coun  *he not fan ;ahout,,as'.often irioneciv- try  out of "reach of  the  'haste  iiii-ed 'country   ^'Another,  and is it'grow i^h,; a siniplc honesty  is  not--more'the     man on the bench and *te foun<J.  such as has enabled me  in order io make tip for the deficiency)  ^ communily than lhe laws in the buik]< the house in which I *in writing meat of   'whut  he  will prove to lie  ui numbers     Tins will ha\c to      be    sl,xtutc booh'3?     Men witb -money and  without  a clerk or  the  works or my when   he  lives a Japanese in   Japan.  influence can "-'do niucli". yet we have oWU *   presence, and on an estimate, Of course a Christian gin ought hot  the spectacle     happening jiust across |not a contract,  yet in general a Jap-(to be 'unequally yoked' with an u.i-  ihe. line. Orearon, of a United States'' anese would, value the promise off an .believer;   but  even   if  he  is a Chris-  Senatcr and a     member ,of congress \ Englishman more than   the'bond  of ^ian, .baptized in England, his Chris-  being convicted, and one of them now ������ Japanese.   It is true that the Jap- tianity     needs to lie  tested *n    his  under .sentence    to do tune for fraud- anese in  Rome does as  Rome docs. ; own ���������cou.vtiry.    His   very  conformijty .  uiant  laud dealings.      A  do'/en otlier ^c H^s  *Il^������ n^s surrouiidiings,  is  al- in England may prove to lie evidence  officials are now  on toast in the same wavs      gracious,     and  desirous  to so far  as It  goes,  that he will con-  ������������urts.     ������ New York, St.  Louis, and please,  has  few angles.    Among jock- form to custom also in, Japan*;   and  other great  centres are being shaken eys he will live and  talk as a jockey, if the wife cannot get on with   'the  *o.   <)ud     prominent     men.     elesp'tc among  gentlemen  as  a gentleman. In mother the  'artificial'  relation-   will  weaith and  influence are doing time, .a clerical fami y  in  England   he will ;is a matter of course, go ito the wall  (Jne     ewcepti^n only   can he given in'go lo church and behave ,in all ways in  favor  of  the  'natural.'  He   does  Canada's favor.   The laws as enforc- as   a religious man- ..n the ball room not owe anything to the wi e    like  t-d by  the Mounted Ponce     of     the lie will be agrecalle but not forward what he* owes  to  the mother,     and  Noithwe.st are   notable outside their and he catches'quickly  the  tone   of ]ie cannot .change his mother if the  sphere of activity.     It is very doubt- thc .society in wh ch he is. If  thc Ox- two  cannot,  live  together.   I   doubt  .ui if we can say look to Canada for ford undergraduate from Japan    has not that,there have been.such th'ngs  examples  in the punishment of crimes  gone to  France or Germany by way as happy marriages of this kind,, hut  for,    according     to  our.^population,   of  utilizing  his  vacation  you       will the probability    that the return   to  we do   our share * of l allowing, crimes know which it was on hcis  return by ! Japan will' bring disillusion d������ enor-  to go unpunished.     *���������"'    '"     r              his manners as well as by his tones,   mous.   .   "If,"  concludes Dr.   Awd>ry,  *   "���������'   "' -                    This is  not hypocrisy,  except as   all .'"at   this' stage   English   enthusiasm  W.G.Fraser  Merchantfailor,  J(lst|Avenue>  Fall Stock   on   hand. Call early-and  get your choice  'Ihe  engine  that  draws   thc     coal  train rati off the track on the -Y.  this  afternoon  shortly   after  one  o'clock.  It  was some time  before is could lie  lINOillM AND OILCLOTH  LO    I  2CJ  Cttnts per yard.  ING   YOUR   LE-  NOLIUM, COME AND TAKE  A LOOK OVER 25 NEW DESIGNS.  ilARD FINISH AND VERY ATTRACTIVE. THE LATEST  AND BEST IN" THE MARKET  FOR THE MONEY.  C  PETERSON'S Store  C������.-. 5til. ail R>bA:>t5   ������  Notice  " ON MONDAY, THE 6TH OF NOV.,  A. HOWE, of CHEMAINUS, will open the MEAT-  MARKET 1- tefy   run  by W. Ward, on Roberts street  A FULL LINE OF FIRST CLASS MEATS  A TRIAL SOLICITED  AHOWE  credits theni" with'^virtues to  which  tlteVi have 'not'atta'ped, the  day    of  .���������,.,���������,.      ������t     -      -ii adaptability,     conscious   and   uncoii-  Laurc ��������� Rebekah Lodge j No. ������   will ���������.���������-,���������.       T,   .               <  T1 ,,i    , f.        . , r     _.    .,.. scious',  is     hypocrisy.  It is  aigreat  give a Halloween social, for the Odd- ...       .    ,    '          '               . *:,   .      ,. .,,    .               ,                  .  , ���������             ,  .,  ���������   ', ��������� ��������� ,���������- ���������    tK   Ajai E"fc and also a K^cat snare,  both  to   disillusion nuw have consoqfeences' un  fellows and  their friends in the Odd- ^^  ^ ^ ^ whQ  .ntcri)rcfc    .^^  ^  ^ ^^^ cpn_  feiiovvs- hail       on   Tuesday     evening him as  t,       WQuW  intc   rct atl En.  linuit    of t]   t animicc- ^hich ,>rom.  Oct.   31st.    The sisters promise      a ...             ���������* ���������       ...    ,     . -         f  jn ���������    ���������.        /    ,                        ,    ,           '  ,   ,��������� .         mi glishman.     One illustration  of  this    ises  to become    the  best guarantee  pleasant evening.   No af'mission will b  Harnrrier  Guns at  20 PR CENT  Discount for  Saturday Bargains  We,have decided to reduce  our stook of  HAMMER GUNS  So  offer  these  soaps  for Saturday.  I  The Ladysmith Hardware Co., Ltd,  B  be charged.  is  of prime importance.    I would  <ie- f0r thc peacetami progress of  ' predate    with an  the force  possible ,world."  t������ho  We have just received another CAR of!  re\  [  Lately     Occupied  by   John  Thompson,   complete with  counter!  and fixtures.  aEro***.  ass&ttsSii -  Rent $15 per month, Apply to  RUSSELL SIMPSON  lave you tried  NABOB TEA?  >est 50c. CeyJon Tea in the  orrison's, Ladygmitii, B. C,  I      WILLIAMS   BLOGJS:. TELEPHONE 8-7  and are prepared to  supply you at REASONABLE PRIGES  iOMPI DELIVERY  IC&REFUL ATTENTION  mm mm  m AND ADAM.  COAL MINES  REGULATION  ACT  Notice of Examination.  Nuttce  is  hereby  given  that exam inatipjis will bcjheld.for 1st, 2nd and  3rd class certificates of competency  under     the  provisions  of the  "Coal  Mines Regulation Act," 0n the 14th, 15th     and  16th days of November,  1985,   commencing   at  the  hour     of   9.30  o'clock in  the forenoon.  The examinations will "be held at Ferine,     Nanaimo and Cumberland.  The subjects will be as follows:  1st Class  Candidates |  2nd   class  candidates |        3rd class candidates  Mining act and Special   Rules  Mi-ac Gases  Veatilation  General \Vork  Mining itfachinery  Surveying.  Mining act and  Special  Rules  Mine  Gases   .  Ventilation  General Work  Mining act' and  Special   Rules  Mine Gases and  General  Work  JUST ARRIVED   ���������A large Shipment of the very latest  Styles in LADIES'  aod GENTS' CHAINS,   LOCKETS, RINGS,  Etc.-Etc.  ���������   ��������� -. '*   "' '  '  CALL  AND  SEE  THEM  ������3 Ths PRICES ARE MODERATE for the BEST QUALITY ������  BsFORCIMHER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER, OPTICIAN ,  First Avenue,   XXX      Ladysmith,   B. C  ���������sBSBaWsssaaBsWsaBBsasBBBBBSs^ "'Mi'  1 II1 \ "   II  HIM  'PHOxVB  2-4  PH9KS- 24.  Applications must be made to the  undersigned,   accompanied    by    the  statutory fee, as follows:  By an. applicant for le'irst and Second Class Examination  $10.06  By an  applicant  for  Third   Class   Examination        .....      5.oil  Tho applications must be accompanied by testimonials <r crrtiPril  eeaies thereof, (a) If a candiJate. for First Class, that he 's aPiitish  subject and has had at least five years'experience in or ahout the practical  yerkdaj;     of a coal  mine,  and  is *>.t   least  25  years  of age.  (rh.)  If a candidate for    '."jcniid  Class, that he has had  at least    *iv((  rears'-experience in  or about I'm ]iractical  working  of a coal   niine.  (c)  H a candidates  for  Third  Class,   that he has had  at least       '..t'j  years'  experience in   or about  the practical working of a coal  iniiic.  By order of the Board,  ��������� FRANCIS   H.   SHEPHERD  ! .     - i     I Secretary.  NanaiHie, B. C, September 30th,    1006.  Stoves Stoves  We arejmaking them or ths Niwrist   . Pattern and Late*'  Styles.(  WE Dt ALL KINDS OF FOUNDRY WORK  ���������ur l*rioe6 are Reasons,   hie  SEE ���������UR   NEW STOVBfi IN BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  v. ���������  |j and at Lsdysmilh Hardware Company  LXDViTUr.l ll)j k  STOV E WORKS CO,, LTD.  1  TO POULTRY FARMERS  100-ACRE FARM NEAR LADYSMITH  Five acres cleared and cultivated, four roomed house t  Five Poultry Houses, 5oo Laying Hens, one P'ough, J  Clover Cutter, Axes, Hammers, S^ws and Too!; f every description, two Spray Pumps, .^20 worth o* a  Blasting Powder, Wire Netting six feet high c< verimr. f  3 1-2 acres. 2 1-2 Tons Hay, $20 worth New Lath*. |  ^ifle, Shot Gun and two good Sail Boats. _  $450 Cash and $750,011 flortgage  J. STEWART,  P. O. Box a������*;  v^  Ladysmith  i  Phone 3 I  ' i  1


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