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VOL. 6, NO. 5.
NANAIMO, B. C, TUESDAY NOVEMBER 14, 1898.
PRICE, 5 CENTS.
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than any other Manitoba Flour.
From actual tests excels in quality for Pastry, Cakes, etc.
Ask your grocer for OGILVIE'S NEW FLOUR.
Bags sewn with Red, White and Blue Twine.
C. M. LEISHMAN, VICTORIA, AGENT FOR BRITISH COLUMBIA
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Dry Goods Merchant
Nanaimo, B. C.
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NEW GOODS:
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Children's Cloaks, which will be
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Millinery is complete, and cannot be
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Prices are Right, and our Stj les Perfection.
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^PRICE'S
RECEIVES THE ATTENTION OF GLADSTONE'S GOVERNMENT.
The Situation In Brazil���Policy of the
Admiralty to he Adhered to���Women
WiU Vote Under Gladstono't New Bill
���A Big Scheme to Nationalize English
Minos Duke of Edinburgh WiU Retain
His Place in the British Navy Without
Pay���Newfoundland WIU Move to Join
Canada.
The only Pure Cream of Tartar Powder.���No Ammonia; No Alum.
Used in Millions of Homes���40 Years the Standards
London, Nov. 13.���After the Employers'
Liability Bill had been debated in the House
of Commons for several hoars this evening,
Mr. Gladstone rose just previous to the ad
journment and made a statement concerning
the great miners' strike. The dnration of
this strike, be said, had been watt bed by
the Government as by everybody else wiih
painful anxiety. Matters had now reached
the point at which he thought steps might
be taken by the Government with advantage
to all concerned, He had, therefore, ad
dressed to the employers and miners respeo
tively, a duplicate letter, containing this
passage: "It appears to the Government
that advantages might accrue from the
free discussion of the points at issue
between the parlies under the chairmanship
of a member of the Go vim merit who it
shewed will not be unacceptable to either
side. Lord Boseberry has consented at the
request of his colli agues to undertake the
important duty which the position involves.
It therefore behooves the miners and employers federations to send representatives
to the Conference to be held for that purpose under his chairmanship. It is not
proposed that Lord Boseberry should assume the position of arbitrator or that he
himself vote in the proceedings, but that he
confine his action to offering his good offices
in order lo assist the parties in arriving between themselves at a settlement."
The Sealing Question.
Washington, D.C , Nov. 13.���The President and Stcretary Gresham have within
the past week received several lei tera from
prom nent merchants on the Pacific Coast,
���nuking inquiries as to what action had beeu
taken by ihe Government to tarry out the
provisions of the Paris tribunal in the
Behring Sea case. A representative of the
commercial interest had aa intenitw with
| tbe President and Secretary G ret ham to-
I day, in which he urged immediate action by
I this Government. He stated that the diet
of Bchoouers that infest Behring Sea during
I the scaling season and rendezvoused at Vic-
| toria, B (I., are already preparing for next
season's work and some are aiieady on their
way lo San Fiancuco to lay in their supplies of provisions, ammunition and nets.
The Behring Sea sealing fleet is composed of
about 150 of the finest nchooners afloat, employing from 20 to 50 men each,
and carrying from five to twenty
small boats for scaling purposes. The
amount of money tied up in them is
very large and the uictrtainty as to next
year's operaiions is giving much concern to
those engaged in commercial and marine
business on the Pacific coast. It was represented to the President that as far as known
no action had been taken by this government to obtain the concurrence of other
governments to the Behring Sea agreement,
and without such concurrence Behring Sea
would be thrown open to the vessels of all
nations except the United States and Great
Britain, and the preaervation of seal life
and the United States property interests in
the seals destroyed without, benefit to this
government. It was also pointed out to
tbe President that unless the concurrence of
other nations was obtained, the probabilities
were very strong that the vessels which this
year floated the Stars and Stripes and the
Union Jack, would next year sail under the
flags of Germany, France, Italy or Japan.
The President promised to give tbe subject
his personal attention as soon as other
pressing matters were disposed of.
The Situation in Brazil.
London, Nov. 13.��� Members of the Brazilian legation here have heard nothing from
Bio Janeiro as to President Peixoto's reviving martial law or Admiral Mello's preparing to bombard the oity again. They discredit the current reports on both subjects.
A dispatch from Paris says that the Brazilian Miuister there declined to day to make
any statement as to his latest advices from
Bio Janeiro. A. N. Feitosa, secretary of
the legation ia Paris, said to-day that he
discredited all reports of Admiral Mello's
receiving financial aid from the Count Deu,
Dom Pedro's son-in-law. . "Alt tbe
Orleans princes are skinflints," said
Senor Feitosa, "The Duke de Nemous,
Deu's father, would never advance
his son money with which to attempt the
conquest of Brazil. I am convinced that the
Count has no hope of the restoration of the
Empire." Senor Guonabara, formerly Brazilian Deputy and at the same time editor
of the Journal Do Commercio ia Rio Janeiro
said to tbe United Fress correspondent in
Paiis to-day, "I should not be a bit surprised if Aumiral Mello began the revolution on his own account. He has no support iu the country and has obtained nu
money from persons ia the Republic S noe
he opened hostilities he must have been
supplied with funds from monarchist committees in London and Paris. His go between in such a transaction is Hermano
Rumos, one of his relatives. If any proof
were wanted of Mellos monarchist affiliation
his nomination of Silveira Martins as foreign
minister of the provisional government,
ought to be sufficient. Martins headed the
revolting South Brazils some months sinoe
wiih the express object of res oring the
monachy. "The return to the monarchy is
impossible, however in Brazil. If Mello
should take Rio Janerio, and try to restore
the old Imperial Family all the richest provinces would deolare themselves indepeud-
ant states under the Republic forms of
Government. The rioh provinces have
prospered greatly under the Republic. The
restoration of the monarchy wonld mean a
decline of their prosperity and they would
refuse to make the sacrifice".
Policy of the Admiralty to be Adhered to
London. Nov. 13.���The Associated Chambers of Commerce recently addressed a
memorial to the Admiral urging the Govern.
ment to put the navy in a thoroughly efficient state to meet the demands of possible
war. Earl Spencer first Lord of the Admiralty in his response to the memorial says
that the fundamental policy of the admiralty
will be strictly followed out, but that if the
Associated Chambers of Commerce Jewish to
point out special dangers which the mercantile marine will incur iu time of war, their
communications will receive careful consideration.
A Big Scheme.
Liverpool, Nov. 13.���Mr. James Kisr
Hady, socialist member of the House of
Commons for the south division of West-
ham, addressed a meeting of Socialists at
Liverpool to-day. In the course of his
speech, he announced that he would shortly
introduce in Parliament a bill providing for
tha nationalization of mines. Fifty millions of pounds, he said would represent ths
capitalized value of the coal pits in Great
Britain. The state could raise a loan of
this amount at 2J per cent, and take over
tbe mines.   	
Woman WiU Vote.
London, Nov. 13.���Mr. Gladstone writes
to the Woman's Emancipated Union that a
clause will be introduced in the Parish
Councils Bill giving the right to women to
vote for and be parish councillors.
THE ELITE PHOTO STUDIO
Has removed from the old place to the
new stand, near the Nanaimo Opera House.
Best Photos in the City.
Cloudy days preferred for sittings.
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Baron Penedo on Admiral MeUo.
Paris, Nov. 13.���The representative in
this city of the United Press to-day had an
interview with Baron Penedo, who was
Brazillian Minister to the United States for
several years during the regime of the Emperor 1),im Pedro. Baron Penedo disclaimed all knowledge of the movements or policy
of Admiral Mello, who is in command of the
rebel Bruzillitn fleet and said that he bad no
information as to tbe truth or falsity of the
reports that the object of the rebellion was
to restore the monarchy ia Brazil. He
added that tho rebellion was no child's play,
on the contrary, it was a serious
movement. It was difficult to forsee
what the issue would be. Admiral Mello appeared to possess tbesinews of war, although
Baron Penedo deolared that he could not
say where be obtained them. Unlike President Peixoto, the insurgents have no state
treasury at their disposal, yet they are
spending large sums of money. Baron Penedo'further said that he knew Admiral
Mello and considered him strong intelecual-
ly and tenacious of purpose. He is a good
man, the Baron concluded and he knows
just exactly what he is doing. He is not
the sort of a man to embark upon a chimerical enterprise.
Examination of Admiral Skerett.
Washington, D. C. Nov. 13���With the
arrival in San Francisco, this morning from
Honolulu of Commodore and Acting Rear
Admiral Skerett, recently transferred from
command of the U. S. Naval force in Hawaiia waters, to the command of the Asiatic
Naval station, a board consisting of the
three highest officers available. Rear Admirals Gherardi, Greer and Brown, met at
the Navy Department for the purpose of
determining the mental and moral fitness of
Admiral Skerrett, for promotion to the
Actual Rank of Rear Admiral. A board of
medical officers will also meet in San Francisco and conduct the physical examination
The Gherardi board will conduct its branch
of the examination on ihe record of Admiral
Skerrett on file at the Navy Department.
After ihe physical examination in Sin
Francisco lias been finished Admiral Skerett will sail for Yokohama to assume charge
of the Asiatic station.
Preparing to Secure the Fight.
Indiai'OMs, Ind., Nov. 13.���The heroio
effortB made by the Roby Columbian Athletic Club officials to incorporate under the
state laws, has downed upon the state
othciils us a shrewd move by which the
Corbett-Mitchell mill can be secured ia case
the complications issue that seem bound to
prevent 'he light recurring in the east or
south. The articles of incorporation are
adroitly worded, and provide that the incorporators may turn the management of
the club over to an agent for any length of
lime not exceeding six months. The attorney-general has decided that no law
exists which can prevent the club from incorporating, but the state officials firmly
bolieve that hidden back by this provsion, is
a determination to secure the big fight.
Should such be the case the government
may attempt to stop it in proceedings. Two
of the incorporators telegraphed the state
secretary from Chicago that while they did
not wish to be put down as interested in
the afT.iir, the stability of the organization
would not be affected thereby.
Wants to Join Canada.
St. Johns, Newfoundland, Nov. 13.���All
the election returns in Twillingste, St.
George's and St. Barbes, were received today. Twilligate elected 3 members, returning one Government and two Opposition.
Lesser, one of those, received three votes
above the Government candidate. St.
Barbes and St. Georg's were each won by
tbe Government. The next Legislature will
consist of twenty-four Government and
twelve Opposition supporters as four of the
Government members will requro re-election
on their acceptance of the offices and emoluments. The Opposition will oontest these
teats and hope to win two of them. The
belief is general here now that the Govern
ment will introduce resolutions next sess on
favorable to confederation with Canada,
The Government supporters are largely in
favor of such resolutions and they are likely
to pass. If ths question were submitted to
the people for deoition at the polls it is
doubtful if it would receive endorsement.
|    Something Would Be Heard to Drop.
San Francisco, C*I.,  Nov.   13.���Several
passengers of ihe China just arrived,   when
intcrvieued said that the Queen   could  not
be  restored to the  throne  without serious
trouble    and    that   now     that    the    provisional government   was well   established
and   bad   well   drilled   troops,    a   change
could   not   be 'made   without    bloodshed.
Secretary   Gresham's   communication   will
, prove a bombshell in Hawaii t,    Tne papers
\ which support  the Provisional Government
| assert  that iu order to take  a  vote on the
! question of annexation or restoration of the
i Queen, the United States would have to use
foice.    In  reply to this  the Bulletin says:
There is no pirticular necessily,  however,
; for any dictation  or "foro  bill"  business
1 about it.    The United Slates will doubtless
; in the most   suave   language cf diplomacy
I suggest   that the Provisional  Government
| take   means   to    ascertain   if  it   is   duly
authorized by the people  of these islands to
triiisfer their title aud   should  the provisional government   be   silly   enough   not to
take the gentle pointer there would then be
something    heard   to   drop   which    would
create    the   greatest   sound    ever   known
to enter the ears of the Provisional  Government as a Provis.onal Government   or   any
other   kind   of   a   Government.      At   tbe
Hawaiian Consulate  in   this   city no news
was received by the steamship China further
than that contained in the United Press advices.    Consul Wilder said   to-day   that he
had no official communications by the China's
mail and his   personal   correspondence   left
him as much in the dark as any   one else retarding the course of events on  the Islands.
WU1 Change Their Tune.
Washington, D.C., Nov. 13.���A gentleman entitled to speak ex cathedra for the
administration on the Hawaiian situation,
told a United Press reporter today that
when all the facts in connection with the
policy outlined in Secretary Gresham's
letter were made public there would be a
revulsion of the present unpopular criticism
of the administration's course, and that
many of those who are now engaged in
making bitter commrnts on the President's
intention would be obliged to admit that
the restoration of Queen Liluckanlani is
necessary to satisfy the demands of right
and justice. "I do not know positively,"
said this gentleman, "whether or not it is
the intention to make public Blount's report, but if that be done, I can aeeure you
I hat the people will see the wisdom
and foresight of Mr. Cleveland and Secretary Gresham iu doing as they have done.
These criticisms that we see in the newspapers were expected. They are based
simply on what tne Secretary of Slate said
in his note to the President, without knowledge of the facts by which Mr. Gresham was
guided in giving his views. He considered
the whole rnatler carefully, judiciously and
dispassionately, and he was forced to tbe
one and only conclusion that a wrong had
been done in displacing Queen Lilioukalani
and that it should be righted.
WIU Retain His Place.
Londo ���, Nov 13,���In tbe House of Commons to-day' Sir Charles Russell, the Attorney-General, stated in reply to a question that the Duke of Edinburgh, who is
now the reigning Duke of Saxe-Coburg and
Gotha, and who, prior to his accession, was
an Admiral of the fleet of the British Navy,
is not now entitled to perform active service
in the British Navy, therefore he received
no pay. He had made no claim for pay.
Mr. Gladstone added that the Duke would
be allowed to retain his place on the Navy
list without pay as a mark of honor for his
long and distinguished services. His heart,
Mr. Gladstone further said, had always
been in his profession and it would be a
matter of great pain if any change should
occur that would in anywise mar his relations with Great Britain.
WIU Increase the Price of Coal.
Philadelphia, Pa.,Nov. 13.���The Financial News Agency reports: "Agent Lenmn,
who seems to have good information on
Reading Railway affairs says the Vander-
bilts have oontiol of reading and are only
awaiting >n opportunity to accumulate sufficient stick to enable them to take possession of all its lines. It is believed Vander-
bilts will control 54 per cent, of Anthracite
output and that the next two years will
show a very material advance in the price of
coal. The same agency also says considerable comment has been cauBed here by the
organization of the Anthracite Coal opirat-
ois, who control an output tf nearly II,-
500,009 tons. It is said that the primary
oljoct ot the association is to regulate production. The associaiion will have close
relations wiih the lending coal companies
and will be conducted in harmony therewith." 	
The Remains of Two Explorers.
London, Nov. 13.���The crew of the
whaler Aurora, just arrived at Dundee and
report that they discovered in Bathos Bay,
the wreck of the schooner Ripple. This is
the vessel ia which two Swedish men of
Scienoe, Blorlfg and Kalvahnius, lefi St.
Johns, Nfd., in June 1S92. Thoir purpose w as to collect speciment of the flora
and fa una of Greenland, along Davis' Straits.
After search along the shore the crew found
two cairns along the spot where the Ripple
had gone to pieces. On was covered with
the remains of human bodies. Under the
other cairn were found manuscripts and
note written in English asking the finder to
to send the papers to Baron Nordonskjold or
the nearest consul. Near this cairn lay a
skeleton, supposed to be that of either
Bjorlfg or Kalvennius.
Want Peace,
London, Nov. 13.���The colonial offioe
has received dispatches from Accra, Gold
Coast Colony, dated Nov. 10, saying that
the ABhantees, who were recently reported
to be threatening the British prelate, want
peace and have no desire for war with the
British.      	
Fought Against Arrest.
Southampton, Nov. 13.���Frank Floyd
and Philip Scheig, who, with Louis Floyd
robbed the bank of Minneapolis, of S90,O0O
arrived here on the S. S. Salle, this evening.
Detectives went out on the tender to meet
them. Floyd and Soheig boarded the tender and were at once placed under arrest.
Thty   fought  the   detectives desperately. NANAIMO, B. C, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1893.
METHODIST ANNIVERARY
LARGE   AUDIENCES   GREETED   THE
REV. MR. McLAREN
Yesterday at Both Morning and Evening
Services His Sermons Wero Listened
to With Great Attention-The Music
In the Evening Particularly was of a
High Order: Mr. Spear's WeU Trained
Choir, assisted by Mrs. Leighton and
Blrs. MoKecal' did Themselves Great
Credit-Mrs. ;McKec^-'s Organ Solo
was Highly Appreciated.
In the morning Mr. McLaren chose as his
text: "When the Son of Man cometh shall
He find faith on the   earth?"   Luke xviii, 8.
Some Christians, poor despondent pessimists, join with the enemies of Christianity
in answering this question in the negative
���nd the world in their opinion is steadily
growing worse, progress in knowledge
means increasing distance from God; and art
and science are simply ministers of vice and
Christianity was never meant to be a numerical success and when the Lord comes at the
close of the present age He will find faith
almost extinct; the flood gates of wickedness wide open; vast multitudes reokless,
defiant; only a small minority
loyal to God, aud walking in
the paths of truth and righteousness and
even their "heart failing them for fear."
Now this pessimistic view of the present
religious condition of the world and this
dreary forecast of its future are not warranted either by a correct interpretation of
the text or by the actuil facts of the case.
The question contained in the text is simply
a warning against faithlessness and discouragement and we have no right to torture it
into a prediction of the decay of faith. A
survey of the past history and present condition of the Christian world furnishes no
better excuse for hopelessness than a correct
interpretation of the text. Religion has
had its reverses. That's admitted. But
what of that? The waves of faith, like the
waves of the sea, may recede for the moment but they always return with accumulated energy. Taking the latter half of the
last century by way of illustration of the
temporary eclipse of faith, and the revival
of evangelical religion in this century, what
do we see? Hear the predictions of infidelity
of that period. Paine said his "Age of
Reason" would displace the Bible. But
while the world has] almost forgotten that
his book was written the Bible since that
time has been translated into some 300
languages and nearly 150,000,000 copies
have been issued by a single Bible society
���lone. Voltaire predicted that the beginning
of this century would witness the ex-
tic tion of the Christian faith, but
the truth is that this century has seen a
greater increase iu Christianity than the
whole previous eighteen centuries combined.
But is faith delining in these later days?
To properly answer this question, it is
necessary to distinguish things that differ.
Changes in religious forms and usages do
not in any sense affect the essence of Christianity itself. The characteristic of the
present age is not denial but enquiry. As
evidence that faith is not waning look at the
number of ohildren attending our Sunday
school's the liberality of Christian people in
the erection and support of churches; tha
large part faith plays in the ordinary life of
the world and the forces that it holds in check.
The few of timid friends will be largely
���Hayed and the boasts of aggressive foes will
be largely silenced, if due weight be given to
such considerations as these. The magnificent results already aohieved are the
best guarantee for the future; and those who
study the past most carefully will be most
ready, as the years roll by, to echo the mag-
nificient words of Robert Browning when he
sings:
"The year's at the spring
The day's at the morn
God's in Bis Heavsn
Al.'s right with the world."
Ia the evening Mr. McLaren's sermon
was on David's victory over Goliath, and
the large audience was captivated by the
eloquence with which be presented a most
masterful discourse more particularly addressed to those who are in the formative
period of life. The collections and subscriptions of the day amounted to about
9400, which shows a great deal of liberality
in these hard times. This amount will be
supplemented by tbe prooeeds of the con-
cert, bringing the amount up to nearly 9500.
Passengers Per SS. City of Nanaimo.
J. Standford, Burnes, Pyatt, Cross,
Young, Cross, Mrs. Manson, W. Wilson,
C. Gilchrist, Knightly, Pourser, Carter,
Vaughan.
Consignees Per SS. City Nanaimo.
J. McKan, J. Standford, L. Manson, Geo.
Bevilockway, N. Aps, J. Hardy, Hull Bros.,
J. Parkens, J. A. Thompson, Hirst Bros.,
W. Jones & Co., Wm. Langton, Geo. Cas-
sidy, R. Kilpatrick, J. Young, I). A. Smith,
McMillen, McPhee k More, M. Whitney k
Son, McDonald k Bruce, J. B. Holmes.
When you visit Vancouver do not forget
to register at the Delmooico. E rerson
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Alvin Joslin.
Chas. L. Davis will occupy the Opera
House Friday night with his ever popular
play "Alvin Joslin," which has played with
uniform success for nearly sixteen years.
Mr. Davis wrote it to make people laugh,
but it is more than a mere farce. The
homely worth and inherent honesty of the
Vermont farmer leaves an abiding impression for tbe better after the laugh which follows his quaint actions or speech has ���ub-
sided.
Mr. Davis as "Alvin Joslin" is of course
���11 that could be desired and his art attracts applause where friendship ceases to
���pur to such demonstration. The plot is
simple in itself, hut has been elaborated.
Alvin Joslin, a Vermont farmer, and Edwin
Milton his nephew, a New York broker, are
both married. A step-uncle of Milton's and
half uncle of Joslin's dies and leaves much
property. It is to go to the nephew in case
he don't marry, and if he does, to Joslin in
ease he don't marry. Both attempt to con
seal their marriage and Alvin visits his
nephew in New York. There he meets all
kinds of adventures and this gives opportunity for the introduction of much good
scenery.
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ON SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS
Return Tickets will be issued between all points
(or a fare and a quarter, good for return not later
than Monday.
Return Tickets for one and a half ordinary fare
may be purchased dally to all points, good for seven
days, including day of issue.
No Return Tickets issued for a fare and a quarter
where the single far.- is twenty-five cents.
Through rates between Victoria and Comox.
Mileage and Commutation Tickets oan be obtained
on application to the Ticket Agent, Viotoria Station.
A. DUNSMUIR, J03EPH HUNTER,
President. Gen. Supt
H. K. PRIOR,
8-11 tf General Freight and Passenger Agent.
None but White Labor employed
8-11 fim
TO   CONTRACTORS.
QEALED TENDERS, endorsed "New
Parliament Buildings, Victoria, Contract
No. 2," will be received by the Honorable
Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works up
to one o'clock p.m. of Thursday, 30th
November, 1893, for the several trades required in the erection of new Parliament
Buildings at James Bay, Victoria, B.C.,
viz.:���
1. The excavator, mason and bricklayer's
work.
2. The carpenter and joiner's work.
3. The slater's and plasterer's work.
4. The coppersmith's work.
5. The smith and ironfouuder's work.
8. The plumber's work.
7. The painter s work.
Tenders will be reoeived for any one trade
or for the whole work.
The plans, details, etc., as prepared by F.
M. Ritttenbury, Architect, can be teen at
the office of the undersigned on or after
Monday, October 16th, 1893, and complete
quantities clearly describing the whole of
the work can be obtained on payment of $20
for each trade. This sum will be returned
to the contractors on receipt of a bona fide
tender.
Each tender must be accompanied by an
accepted bank cheque equal lo two percent,
on the amount of eaoh trade tendered for,
which will bs retained as part security for
the due performance of the work. The
cheque will be returned to unsuccessful com
petition, but will be forfeited by any bidder
who may decline to execute a contract if
called upon to do so.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily
accepted.
W. S. GORE,
Deputy Commissioner of Lands k Works.
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, B.C., September 28th, 1893.
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-THE-
Hotel Wilson
WALTER WILSON, PROPRIETOR.
Nanaimo, B.C.
Well lighted
Sample Rooms
Free.
Union Steamship Comp'y
Of B. C, Limited
Head Office and Wharf, Vaneouver, B.C.
Daily Service between Vanoouver
and Nanaimo���SS. OUTOH.
On and after July 6th, leave) Nanaimo daily
except Monday at 7 a in. Leaves Vancouver daily
except Sumtay at 1:15 p.m., on arrival of Eastern
mails. Cargo on Company's wharf, Vancouver, until
12 noon.
Vancouver tc Northern Logging Camps
and Settlements.���SS. COMOX leaves Company's Wharf every Monday at 12 noon, for Gibson's
Landing, Seohelt,Welcome Pass, Nelson Island, Lund,
Hernando, Cortez, Reid Island, Stewart Island, and
way ports to Port Nevele, returning same route.
Steamers and Scows always available for Excursions,
Towing and Freighting Business. Ample Storage
Accommodation on Company's Wharf. Particulars
on application to office.
W. F. TOPPING, Manager.
W. B. DENNISON, Agent, Nanaimo, B. C.
Telephone IS. 8-11 tf
MAISLAND AND NANAIMO
STEAM NAVieATM COT
Steamer "CITY OP NANAIMO."
(W. ROGERS, Mahtbr.)
TIME TABLE, No. 1.
To take effect on Monday, Peb, let, 1892.
LBAVRS FOB,
Westminster Vancouver, Mondays, 6 a.m.
Vancouver Nanaimo, H inlays, 1:30 p m.
Nanaimo Vancouver, Tuesdays, 7 a.m.
Vancouver Westminster, Tuesdays, noon
Westminster Nanaimo, Wednesdays, 7 a.m.
Nanaimo Vancouver, Thursd >yf, 7 am.
Vanoouver Nanaimo, Thiinriaya, 1:30 p.m.
Nanaimo Vanoouver, Fridays, 7 a.m.
Vanoouver Nanaimo, Fridays, 1:30 p.m.
Nanaimo Vancouver, Saturdays, 7 a.m.
Vancouver Westoituter, Saturdays, 11 am.
FARE," $1.00.
8-1112m L. SOGERS, Punier.
NANAIMO
8-ll-12m
MACHINE WORKS
Fraaer Street, near Bastion St. Bridge.
NANAIMO, B. 0.
AOKNCV Of THE ItUOGB AND NEW HOWK-
Sa'ety Pneumatic Tire Bicycles. Sample Machines ��ill be on view for a few d >ys. A full line of
repairing material on hand, and repairs promptly
made
R. J. WENBORN, Proprietor
8-11 flin
T-AJBXjE.
Showing the Dates and Flaoss of Conrls
of Assise, Nisi Prlus, sad Oyer and
Terminer for the Tear 1889.
FALL ASSIZES.
OV THS M A1.SLAKD.
Richfield Monday 11th September
Clinton Wednesday 27 th September
Kamtoops. Monday <"d October
Lvtton1 Mondnv (tth October
New Westminster Wednesday 8th November
Vanoouver Wednesday lftih November
os raxcouvKE Island.
Victoria Monday 27th November
Nanaimo Tueday .lib December
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The Telegram Job Department tarns
out fine printing seooad to none. NANAIMO, B. C., TUESDAY, NOVEMBER, 14, 1893.
"Not As I Will."
Blindfolded and alone I stand,
With unknown thresholds on each hand;
The darkness deepens as I grope,
Afraid to fear, afraid to hope;
Yet this one thing I learn to know
Each day more surely as I go.
That doors are opened, ways are mule,
Burdens are lifted or are laid,
By some great law unseen aud still,
Unfathomod purpose to fulfill.
"Not as I will."
Blindfolded and alone I wait;
Loss seems too bitter, gain too late;
Too heavy burdens in the load,
And ton few helpers on the road;
Aud joy is weak and grief is strong,
And years and days so long, so long:
Yet this one thing I learn to know-
Each day more surely as I go,
That I am glad the good aud ill
By changeless law are ordered still,
"Not as I will."
" Not as I will," the sound grows sweet
Each time my lips the words repeat,
" Not as I will," the darkness feels
Moro safe than light when this thought steals
Like whispered voice to calm and bless
All unrest and all loneliness.
" Not as 1 will," because the One
Who loved us first and best lias gone
Before us ou tho road, and still
For us must all His love fulfill,
" Not as we will."
Children and Fresh Air.
Dr. Felix Oswald says that a large proportion of tbe deaths of children is caused
by lack of fresh air. "The first idea of au
average city uurse," says the doctor, "in
taking charge of a sickly infant, is tbe impulse of shutting off every faintest draught
of out-door air. Tho consequent decline of
the poor little martyr is ascribed, not to
its true cause, but to 'that crack in the
window frame,' 'that wretched big key-
bole.' If a child, by diut of marvelous
constitution, survives the misery of its pest.
don, the result encourages a continuance
of tbe time-honored custom. If the vital
principle succumbs after a desporato ��'niggle, that 'draught through tho door' has to
bear all the blame, and the key-hole is
plugged up all the tighter. In the Black
Hole of Calcutta the death of the victims
would be ascribed to the loophole iu the
wall that admitted a faint draught ot night.
air."
What Science Ia.
The term science is often used as synonymous with knowledge; but practically there
Is a wide difference betweon the meanings
attached to tbe words science and knowledge. A man is often spoken of as one,
of wide knowledge, who yet knows no
science, whilst a scientific man is frequently
pitied or blamed for bis lack of knowledge.
Yet science is knowledge, though, perhaps,
one could har.lly be justified in saying that
knowledge is science. Why that Hesitation f
Probably because when we speak of a man
having a wide knowledge, we mean that hs
has a memory stored with facts; and when
we speak of a man of science, we mean that
be has not only a memory stored with facts
but also with principles; that he has the
power of arranging his facts in groups, and
of deducting tbe princigles or laws which
govern or concern these facts; that he has,
in short, tbe power of deduction and co-or-
diuutiou largely developed.
Their nesii"is ueucioiu, ai.u u. times pnsi
was esteemed a great luxury among the
Romans. They have always boon kept as
an ornament about baronial dyvollings and
well-kept lawns. In India, the train feathers of cue peacock have been used to embellish Hindoo temples and shrinea
of Hindoo gods. Tne world renowned
peacock throne which Shah Jehan erected
in tho Tay Mahal, in love and devotion for
his lovely and accomplished wife, was valued
by Taveruifir at oue million pounds sterling.
Although pea fowls have many faults and
are nowise useful to the owner, yot to the
man of taste mid handsome surrounding]
they aro the most beautiful and ornamental
birds iu existence. Our engravings show
front and back view of tho male bird.
Beauty and Its  Photo'.
Sir Thomas Browne says, "Nature hatb
made one world and art another," a dictum
which many admirers of the female face are
quite read,- to indorse. The reluctance ot
some young ladies to be " talion" on the suu-
plate is thus accounted for.
In regard to beauty, a photograph tells
nothing beyond form or face. Au Au'ciicnr,
physician, explaining his wife's antipathy to
thu camera, said:
"Her features aro not regular, and she
takes a horrid picture. Hor beauty rests in
her deep liquid eyes, coral lips, rich auburn
hair aud lovely complexion, qualities which
��� camera cannot reflect. On tho other hand,
a lady dull of eye and faded of hair van make
a capital photograph, if she has a straigth
nose and a tolerably good outline of features,
without the least expression."
A Story With a Point.
Jay Gould tells the following little story,
whioh is not without a moral: Daniel Drew
onco went into a tabernacle where sinners
wero confessing thoir crimes. There yvas ouo
man thumping bin chest and accusing himself of so many awful offenses that Dreyv become horrified. Turning to the Wan next to
hun he inquired:���
"My friend, who is this man who has done
these awful tilings!"
���'1 don't know who he is," tho stran jer said
to Drew, "Out I guess frn s account of
friuiself ho mist be Daniel "
A Tax-Iteachlns; Flash.
Tho magnesium flash light has been recenfa
I/ used experimentally for night signaling
at Potsdam, Germany, with interesting results.
It was found that even tua snow-laden
atmosphere the flash from three grammes
of magnesium powder was visible at a distance of about forty-six miles.
By the addition of a small quantity of
strontium or lithium salts a red light was
produced which could be seen evon further
than the white nosh.
A 20-Ton Knglne.
There was recently built at tho Ben ids
Agricultural Works, in Benicia, Cal., what
is said to be tbe largest roller traction engine in the world. It weighs tweuly tins
and is intended for farm use. It will pull
farcy plows, doing the   work of  seventy
Tha road to eternity issues no return
tickets.
How to become four-handed���ovolute back
to the monkey.
A canine on a dog churn is known in certain business circles.
It is quite natural that there should be
Judges at a bench show
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COAL t
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The New Vaneouver Coal Mining and Land Company
(FORMERLY   THE   VANCOUVER   COAL   COMPANY)
: T:  ARE THE LARGEST COAL PRODUCEBS ON THE PACIFIC COAST  : :
Nanaimo Coal       Southfleld Coal
(Used Principally for Gas and Domestic Purposes) (Steam Fuel)
New : Wellington : Coal
(House and Steam Fuel)
\^ These Coals are Mined by this Company only and by Union Labor "^
THE  NANAIMO  COAL gives a .large percentage of gas, a high illuminating power,  unequalled by any other Bituminous  Gas Coals in the world, and a superior
'~*H.',"", quality of Coke
THE  SOUTHFIELD' COAL is now used by all the leading steamship lines on the Paoific.
THE  NEW, WELLINGTON COAL, which was recently introduced, has already become the favorite fuel for all kinds of domestic purposes.    It is a clean, hard coal,
Cx',-':       makes a bright and cheerful fire, and its lasting qnalities make it the most economical fuel in the market.
Tho2several."mines of the^Company are connected with their wharves at Nanaimo and Departure Bay,~where ships of the largest tonnar/e are loaded at all stages of the tide.
Special despatch is given to Mail and Ocean Steamers.
7.11.12m
SAMUEL M. ROBINS, Superintendent
Frank and free.
There is a class of papers whoso support ia worth having, and is, iiuloed,
in these times indispensible to success.
It consists of those which owe no duty
to any man or set of men, which owe
nothing, in fact, to anyone except to
the country, the public and their own
reputation for fairness, intelligence and
truth. These papors gather information with the single purposes of present*
ing accurate, authentic, and pertinent
facts. They pursue inquiries and lines
of reasoning with no other object than
to learn, state, and illustrate the
true needs of the country in the broadest sense. They keep sharp watch of
political leaders lest they may place selfish interest above the public good.
They speak the truth unhesitatingly
with regard to either of the two parties
as they offer themselves to praise or expose themselves to blame. They are
equally quick, without fear or favor, to
condemn the acta of a party when they
are bad acts, and to commend them
when they are good. Such papers have
a real influence in politics. The people
have confidence in them. They study
their information, follow their reasoning, and accept their advice when it
appeals, as it usually must to their own
good sense. The support of these papers
is, therefore, valuable.
But it cannot be bought; it must be
commanded. The party that seeks such
support, and through it expects to get
votes, must take care that its policy is
such as disinterested intelligence can
approve, and that its methods are not
open to fair and honest criticism. Then,
and under no other conditions, it will be
able to get its cause advocated before
the public through agencies in which
the people will have confidence.���Providence Journal. t
THE  COURTESY BUSINESS.
a.n Idea of What a Good  Investment   ia
Courtesy Ucally Is.
NOT A Th.-r.Vd INVESTMENT.
.The Grand Trunk.
The statement made by Sir Henry Tyler
at the half-yearly meeting of tbe sharehold-
ers of the Grand Trunk railway is exceptionally interesting. Sir Henry reports an increasing volume of tralHc aud a continual
outcry for more engines and curs. There
has been an increase in the receipts and of
tbe profits. Passonger truffle has, however,
fallen off slightly. This is attributable to
"la grippe," whioh prevailed so generally
last spring. The complaint with the French
name deprived tho railwav of traffic aggregating ��33,383, or ��117,000.' Tha work of double tracking the lino between Montreal and
Toronto is rapidly progressing. So far as it
has gone it has bad an excellent influence
upon business, tor it has reduced the uelays iu
the movement of traffic by 43 per cent. Sir
Henry does' not look for injurious consequences from the McKinley Act. On the
contrary, its effects, will be to drive some
Canadian products, formerly passing to the
United States, to the European and VV est
Indian mnrknts. The consequence of this
movement will boa longer haulage for the
Grand Trunk. There is ouo cl-md, however, on the horizon. This is the low rate
nt which through freight is now carried.
The president ot the Grand Trunk attributes
this to the presence in the field of the Canadian Pacific. Tbe latter company has recently opened its line from London to Windsor, and has made a contract with the YVa-
bush road by means of which it reaches
Chicago. The first result of the Canadian
Pacific competition was a reduction of the
rates on dressed meatshipments. Formerly
railways carried dressed meat from Chicago to tbe seaboard at sixty and sixty-five
cent? per hundred. Now, under the Canadian Facfic agreement, it is carriai at
from thirty to forty-five cents. ���Toronto
Malt
LIFE
THE  OLD RELIABLE
Issues Policies on all the Latest
Plans at Greatly Reduced
. . Bates . .
OU on the Breakers at Dangerous Bars.
The steamer Moxico appears to have solved a marine problem which may bo of great
use to navigators along certain portions of
the Pacirle coast. Ou the 33nd ult. she was
detained outside the Columbia River bar,
aud could not cross it. Tho detention was
caused by the heavy breakers which render
passage of vessels impossible at curtain
phases of the tides. Capt. Patterson states
that he waited outside ten hours for a favor-
ulile chance to cross tha bar, and at last do-
aided to try oil.
A large quantity of -'waste" was placed iu
the closet pipes, and oil was allowed to drip
slowly through to the water. The oil spread
with astonishing rapidity over an im-
inoiuo are* of water surface, and it spread
inshore over the dangerous bar. The result
was that the comb of the breakers was
broken, and the Mexico passed over in safety,
without shipping any sea. The experiment
proved such a success that it will be tried at
.������eve? 11 '��� bar -bound harbors along the north
coast .���>> vessels that usually suffer long aud
unprofitable detention.���From the San
Francisco Chronicle.
Exercise For Ladies.
fthirloy Dare says: Moderate outdoor exercise���that is, fast while one is about it, but
not prolonged to exhaustion���is the best
medicine for digestive trouble, especially for
the queasy stomachs left by la grippe.
One of the very best exercises for this is
the very essential one in most gardens of
picking out stones from the borders aud
throwing them in a heap. There is no brain
wear about it, but shoulders and arms cow*
in play, and the bending and rising call tiie
muscles of the back and abdomen into action,
strengthening them and the organs they
contain. It is valuable for reducing the
girth of the waist, and better than horseback
riding for contracting paunchy outlines.
v�� uiie it is true we ao not comprenend tbe
vasti.osi of our provincial territory, it is
equally true that we fa: I to realize the ex-
pause of water in the great Canadian Sea-
Hudson Bay. Including James Bay, it
measures 1000 miles in length an I 800 in
width in its Northern part, while its area is
one half that of ths Mediterranean"
The Results under our   :   :   :
Life Rate
Endowment Policies
Have never been equalled by
any other Company
ABSOLUTE   SECURITY
Polioies Nonforfeitable, Unconditional and
:   Uncontestable   :
Loans Advanced on Policies
For full particulars write
GEO. D. SCOTT
Manager for B. C.
Office-Bastings St, VANCOUVER
SASH AND DOOR FACTORY
A. HASLAM,Prop.
CI1Y MARKET
HEMANS&WAMSLEY,
Wholesale and Eelail Butchers
"Commercial Street, Nanaimo.
Bleats delivered In city and district free
of charge.
P.O. Box 227. 71112m Telephone 78.
GEORGE BEVILOfKWAY,
Cor. Bastion and Commercial Sts.
NANAIMO. B C.
Keeps constantly in Stock the Finest
Assortment of
DRY COODS, GROCERIES,
Provisions, Guns, Bines, etc.
AT The Highest Price paid for Furs of all kinds, "ffit
8-1112m
SUBSCRIBE
Nanaimo'*. Live Dally
Delivered to any part of the city
for 25 cents per week, in
advance,    or   $1.00
per month
Office: Mill Street, Nanaimo, B. 0.
P. O. Box 36.   Telephone Call 19.
A COMF1 ETE 8TOCK OF
Rough urf Dressed Lumber
Always on hand.   Also
Shingles, Laths,
Pickets, Doors,
Windows, Blinds.
Mi! I rj\  I  Ull  rJUl 1 I 1116.  I
All kinds of Wood Finishing furnished.
CKDAR.   WHITE FINK.   REDWOOD.
STEAMER "ESTELLE"
Harbor and outside Towing done at
reasonable rates. 8-11-tf
OVERCOATS
We wish to call the attention
of every gentleman who wishes
to purchase an Overcoat to our
magnificent range,  comprising
ALL THE LATEST SHADES
Beavers,
Meltons, Venetians,
Oitaras,
French Chinchillas,
Naps,
Plain & Fancy Worsteds
At prices nevr heard
of before in Nanaimo.
Morsii I Comerford
Commercial Street,
LEADING MERCHANT TAILORS.
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ONI THAT OOMMENIH    ITSELF, NANAIMO, B. C. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14,1893.
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SUBSCRIPTION BATES:
One Y��ar, by Mail, or at Office of Publication,
in - (Ivan e.	
Six Months, in advance,    -      -      -      -      -
Three Months,       ��...      - -
One Month, " ' ���    . "
Deliverul  y Newsboys, per Month, in advanc,
ii .. per ��eek, Inailvancc,
Single C pic*,	
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2 00
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ADVERTISING RATES:
Nonpanil Measurement, 12 lines to one inch.
Orrlinan-Advertis-men's, 10 centH per line for first
insertion, and 6 ceuls pir line lor eaoh subsequent
insertion.
Beading Notices, 20oe"tsp��r line.   Contracts by Hie
lllll Uriel at Reduced Kates.
Hirtbs, Marriages and Deiths, occupying tliree lines
or Itss, 2fi cents eaoh,
Notice of Death, with funeral announcement, 11-60.
Condensed Advertisements, suoh as aituat;ons Vacant,
Mechanics i r Doinestica Wanted, 1 ce.it per word,
each insertion.
Other Advertisements, occupying 2f, words or under,
6(1 cents for first insertion, uml 2.ri cenls for each
subsequent insertion.
Sped 1 Bates on Contracts for definite per'ods.
All Contracts for advertising for definite perio is made
at Seduced Kates.
OFFICE���Corner Commercial and Church Sts.
(Addrrsi),
Tub Tsuurah, Nanaimo, B. C.
W. J. OAltiAOHSB,
Kdilor and Manager.
Telephone.
P. O. Box 284.
48.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14,1893.
NEARING THE END.
As will be observed by our London dispatches this morning there is now a prospect of the great coal mines strike in England being brought to an early settlement.
No conflict, we believe, betweon capital and labor baB ever taken plaoe
which lias been fraught with such great
disaster to those directly concerned
and the nation at large. The proposition
just made to the mine owner's and miner's
federations by the British Government if it
does not bring about an immediate settlement will no doubt open the way to direct
government interference at an early date
with the result of settling permanently the
struggle which has  been   so long pending.
We think a grave error has been committed by the Government in deferring action so long. Any question which involves
the prospeity of a nation properly comes
within the sphere of Government interference and especially is this the esse when the
issue affects the public at large. And in
this connection it to be hoped that the
Government of this Province will take,
steps at the next session of the Legislature
to put the Arbitration Act passed last session in workable shape. The day may not
be far off when the services of such sn Act
might save the country aa well as individual
interests a vast amount of trouble and expense. 	
NOTES.
An exhibition of mining machinery aud
mineral products will be held in Chili in
March next. The Chilian Government will
pay exhibitors expenses.
The American Watch and Clock Co.
has decided to open a factory at Tokyo,
Already 500 girls have been engaged as
operatives. The capital, one million dollars,
is in the hands of Americans.
Lord Lansdowne has ordered from Canada
twenty tons of timothy hay. He has not
forgotten Canada, nor her productions,
during his sojourn in the land of the Great
Mogul, which he has governed wisely and
well since he left Canada. It speaks well
for this country that as soon as the want
was felt he knew that it could be filled here,
and it is only another instance of the kindly
remembrance with which the Governor-
Generals since the days of Lord Dufferin regard Canada.
It seems that the unfortunate sealers, deprived of their papers and ordered to Yokohama, are now liable to further trouble because of their inability to produce those
same papers in accordance with the harbor
requirements. AU vessels coming to the
port are compelled to send a copy of their
papers and a harborage fee of $2.1 to the
Custom House within forty-eight hours of
their arrival under a penalty, iu default, of
960. This penalty has not been demanded
yet, and probably a provisional certificate
will bt arranged. ���Hyoijo News.
All reputable news papers, observes a
conttinj-orary, excercise more care than
people give them credit for in the endeavor
to have all the news published accurately aud
honestly. That reporters are now aud then
deceived is inevitable, but were they less
shrewd and discerning than they are, the
deceptions would be much more frequeut.
They aim only to get the facts and get them
from sources supposed to be reliable. The
wonder is not that they are so frequently
mistaken, butthat in the hurry incident to the
preparation of a daily paper the erio.-s ate
so few. In almost every instance of unreliable reporting the informer not the reporter is at foult.
According to the Washington Iron Aye
a prominent member of the Ways and
Means Committee has made the following
statement for publication in regard to placing coal on the free list:
"The two articles, coal and iron ore,''
said he, "will bo plaoed on the free list. I
do not see how we can do otherwise. Oi.e
of the cardinal features of the tariff revision
is free raw material, and these two items
are prominent in that category. I believe
it will be done by s striot party vote in
committee."
Tbe The New York Times, in commenting
on this statement, says: "The oommittee
should provide for the removal of the duties
on wood, coal and iron ore at the beginning
of tstask."
Tbe mine owners of Durham, England,
have askwi the Miners' Association to ap-
poiut delegates for the formation of a con-
oilllatory board. The miners favor the pro-
ject. _^^^__^^_���
THE   FINANCIAL   WORLD.
New Yokk, Nov. 13.���The Stock Market
to-day was entirely iu tho hands of ihe professionals, who advanced and depressed
prices according as it served their purposes.
London did little or nothing and probably
three thousand shares would more than
cover the omount of stock traded in foreign
account. Iu I he early hours of business, the
market was heavy and lower especially for
the indus'riils, Tha decline except in
special cases was considered merely the continuation of Saturday's Bear movement.
Chicago (las was particularly weak, tailing
nearly two points to f>!)i on a report of issue
of $3,000,000 new bonds, which was subsequently denied.
Whiskey dropped to 282, General Electric
was hammered down toll.] and Sugar to 95.
The last named was affected by the talk
about tariff revision, when the industrial
seotion refused to yield any further the pro
fessionals raided the grangers. The rumors
from Boston that the Burlington and Quincy
directors would certainly reduce the dividend rate was used against the grangers.
Burlington and Quincy declined to 8f)J; St.
Paul to 03i; Rock Island to 001; and N. W.
to 102jj. Manhattan wa also heavy for as
time and fell '_'i to 129. This selling movement was succeeded by a period of comparative steadiness and a number of the issues
named scored fractional declines. Near the
close another diive was made against American Sugar which was forced down to II4J,
the lowest point of the day.
The total sales of stocks were 251,868
shareB. Closing bids: Atchison 18jj; B. k
Q,,80��jO. AS., 50; Canadian Pacific, 71J:
Central Pacific, 19; C. C. C. 35j| D. L.,
l��8i; Erie, 13J; Wells Fargo, 120; Great
Northern preferred, 1071; Lake Shore, 127J;
L. N, 474; Mo. Pacific, 24; New York
Central, 102; N. A. 27j'; N. M., 5; Northern
Paoific, 7; preferred, 21 j; N. VV., 103; Og'n.
Nav., 20; Og'n. Imp., 12; P. M., 164; Beading, 22J; R. I., Otiy; Southern Pacific. 108J;
St Paul, 634; Tex. Pac, 74- Union Pacifio,
17A; W. U., 871. Barnilver, <>!H per ounce,
money on call 1 to 2, foreign exchange sterling 4821 for 60 days, 485 on demand. Union
Pacifio firsts of 1896 I02J; Central Paoifio
firsts of 1895, 103.
INSURANCE
MARCUS WOLFE
REAL   ESTATE
ROOM   11,
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BROKEB
AGENCIES
Canada Permanent Loan and Savings Co.,
Toronto
Citizers' Building Society of Ninaimo
Union Assurance Co., established 1714
Agent for A.
Scottish Union and National Insurance Co.,
established 1824
Hartford Fire Insurance Co., estab'd 1824
Eastern Assurance Co., Halifax
London Guarantee and Accident Co.
Great West Life Assurance Co.
All classes of  Risks accepted at current
rates
R. Johnston k Co.'s New Block, containing desirable Store3, Offices and Rooms
HOUSES RENTED AND REITS COLLECTED ESTATES MANAGED 811.6m CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED
NOTICES.
SHIP J. A. BRIGGS.
NEITHER ths owner", or
the irdersgned, wfl he
resronsible fir any debts contracted by the crew of the above
vessel.
CAPT   BALCII,
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Mang Yu and Gresham Communicate.
Washington, Nov. 13. ��� The Chinese
Minister, Mr. Mang Yu, is not satisfied with
the action of the United States Government
in regarding as conclusive evidence certificates issued by the Chineae Consul General
at Havana, Cuba. Secretary Gresham is
the medium through whom he has made a
complaint. Several communications have
within the past ten days passed between the
two Governments on the subject. As far as
can be ascertained, the Chinese Minister objects to the certificates issued by the Chinese
Consul General at Havana being questioned
on presentation by the United States authorities at New York. Chinese inspectors,
it is alleged, have done this on several occasions, infact, tosuchanextent as to practically
deter Chinese with or without certificates
lrom landing from Havana. It is alleged in
justification of Mr. Scharf's action, which,
it is said, has so far met with the approval
of the Treasury Department, that, to put it
mildly, tho Chinese Consul General at
Havana is not as particular as he should be
in issuing certificates. Recent investigations have proved that Chinese who have
presented at New York certificates stating
that they were "actors," "students" and
"merohants" were not what they were represented. The residences given by "merchants" were unknown to local city directories. "Actors" were those who performed
with a flat iron. "Students" were those who
desired to learn the English language in the
Chinese laundries. Most of the Chinamen,
it is alleged, who come by way of Havana,
originally entered at San Francisco, bound
for Cuba, and under a liberal construotion
of tho Chinese Exclusion Act, are permitted
to paBS through the U.S. to Havana. There
they obtain certificates, and armed with
them enter the U. S, by way of Key West,
Florida and New York. The assertion by a
government official connected with the execution of the Chinese law, for many years,
that of the 110,000 Chinamen now in the
U. S. more than half of them have come
into this coun'ry since the Chinese exolnsion
law was passed iu 1892. Secretary Gresham,
will on Monday, transmit, to tho Chinese
Minister, a letter just received by him from
the Treasury Department, explaining certain acts of which the Chineae Minister
oomplaina.
NANAIMO BOARD OF TRADE.
A REGULAR MEETING ol the Council will be
held TO-DAY (Tuesday) at 4 p.m.
14 ii it M. WOLFE. Soc'y.
FOUND.
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paying cost of ttis Advetiseineut.     Apply at
Tslkorah Office. 12-11 tf
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or Porter, or any lika position.
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A
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Wonderful     Guardians    of   the    Hiimua
System,
Any physician with the least smattering of microscopic, knowledge will tell
you that hundreds, thousands or even
millions of deadly microbes enter the
human body every day by way of
the respiratory organs and the esophagus. "But why," you ask, "are these
deadly midges comparatively inoxious?"
Because they are caught, killed and devoured by minute guardians placed at
every vulnerable point throughout the
system! In one sense of the word these,
watchful guardians are simply blood
cells, but they are called phagocytes
and seem to be endowed with an extraordinary amount of reason. They have
independent power of motion and not
only wander inside the veins but often
make their way outside the tissues and
pursue, devour and digest any bacilli,
whether poisonous or otherwise, with
which they come in contact. So long
as these phagocytes remain on guard
the body is safe ifrom attack; but,
should they relax their vigilance, millions of invading parasites would p:uss
into the blood and destroy life, either
by numerous mechanical lesions or the
poisons which they secrete. The discovery of the uses of the phagocytes,
which only dates back to January, 1891,
is one of the most marvelous revelations
of modern science.
The length of a degree of longitude
depends altogether on the distance the
point of measurement is from the "poles.
At the equator it is69andl-110thstatute
miles; at the 30th degree of latitude it
is Oil miles. At the 50th degree of latitude it is 44X miles, while at the 75th
it is hardly 18 miles. At the 82(1 degree
of latitude it lacks l-47th of a mile of
being 10 miles, and at the 89th degree
it is but one and one-fifth (11-5) miles,
and gradually draws to ft point as the
lines ueara the pole, _____
C. H. PEARSON'S
COMMERCIAL ST. FRUIT STORE
Always on hand, a full assortment of
Canadian and California   Fruits
Also, a lull line of Domestic and Imported
CIGARS & TOBACCO.  8-113m
EUREKaBOTTLING WORKS
UlKurACTURSE OF
SODA WATER,
Lemonade, Ginger Ale, Sarsa-
parilla,   Champagne and
Orange Cider, Iron
Phosphates,
&c, file.
Bottler of different brands ol Lager Beer,
Steam Beer and Porter.
WALLACE STREET, NANAIMO, B.C.
P.O. BOX 79.
Louis Lawrence, Prop.
8 1112m
To A. A. FIOHARDSON'S Old Store,
opposite PIMBURY & Co.'s Drug Store.
Until Nov. 20th, we will give a liberal
DISCOUNT ON ALL CASH PURCHASES, to a7oid the trouble and
expense of moving goods.       :     :
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THE BOX STORE
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To punish
Shoes that
your  Feet by
do  not  Fit    :
wearing
Our Shoes are Famous
Our Styles are Captivating:
Our Qualities are Enduring
Our Fit Is Perfection
Our Prices are Reasonable
WE   REPAIR   BOOTS  AND   SHOES   ON   THE   PREMISES
ORR & RENDELL
ODD-FELLOWS'   BLOCK
S.U-��m
Noise
Will
Tell
To get the combination
we are now able to
We oonld at any time irtt
___ fine Snrx s at high oo��t,
trong Ihoena'. meliuui oos', poor 9h>ei at low 00it.
We now have
Fine Quality. Stylish Designs, Durability
sad Cheapness Combined.
WHITFIELD'S SHOE STORE
SO VICTORIA CRSSCBNT
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Victoria Crescent, Nanaimo, B.C.
HULL BROS. * CO., Proprietors
Wholesale and Retail Butchers
Dealers In all kinds of
MEATS, VEGETABLES, ETC.
Hotels and Shipping supplied at short notioe.   Meats
delivered free of oharge to any pan of
the city or district.
HuU Bros. * Ce.,VletorU Crescent,
BRANCH SHOPS AT NORTHFIEIDAND WELLINGTON.
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A. E. Planta & Co.
Real  Estate  Brokers
Insurance and Commission Agents
46  Commercial  Street, Nanaimo,  B. C.
P. O. Box 167
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. R. Johnston & Co.
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 IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN	
OGILVIEB   HUNGARIAN   FLOUR
ORKKN   CROWN   FLOUR
ROYAL   CROWN   FLOUR
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BRAN,   MIXED   FEED,  GROUND   BARLEY
PEAS,   BEANS,   CORN,   POTATOES   AND   ONIONS
THE  TRADE   SUPPLIED     :
CONSIGNMENTS  SOLICITED
With a General Line of
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5
Rugby Football.
Tbe following  notes  on  Rugby  football
have been handed in to this office by an old
football player which will no   di.ubt   be appreciated by those interested   in the welfare
of the game in this city: The following criticisms, if taken in the  same  spirit  in which
they are made, will   most   assuredly do the
Hornets no harm.    To begin with they have
making of a  first   elms   Rugby   team, who
would do honor to any  city   whether in the
Old Country or America.    It is on   account
of the high estimate held   of   the   club that
these   criticisms   are   offered.    In the commencement of Saturday's play  for iustance,
one noticeable feature was  the   tendency of
the wing three-quarters to press in upon tho
centres, i.e., they  would   not   line out sufficiently to  have   their   wings   close to the
touch line.    15y not  doing s > the speedy as
well as effective passing of tho   bull   to the
wing      man      ia      destroyed.      Passing
is   speedier   than     running    and     when
tne men are well lined out the ball is carried
to the man at the touchline in the speediest
manner.    More especially ia this lining  out
necessary when the scrum occurs in t'ie opponents twenty-live on either   side   of the
.goal and near the touch line.    On Saturday
if this pissing had  been   carried   out Vancouver would have been beaten by u,  larger
score." Another poiut noticed waB the  wild
"dropping" at goal by all of the three-quarters with the exception of Hawthornthwaito.
""Dropping" at goal is not to be encouraged
in a team; it savours too   much of  "Grandstand'' play and loses more   than   it gains.
Very seldom has a wild drop at goal turned
into a try and what ground has been gained
by careful play is thrown away and wasted.
It was apparent that in Saturday's game the
Hornets had so much of the play that a lot
of the wild play may be laid to that account;
they not thinking it necessary   to   play as
close a game as they would have,  had they
been harder pushed, but they must   remember that if wild play, as above, iB enoouraced
it is liable to ocour when it   is   not wanted
and may have the result of losing a match.
In these days it is a   team   not  individual
play that is to be encouraged,  fifteen years
ago it was different, three-quarters in  those
days not being supposed to pass.    When four
threequarters aro played, the t�� o wings should
be at least six feet  behind  the  cei.tros;  so
that they can if necessary, come up to  the
ball with their speed on, whereas when they
are abreast of the centres  th?.y  most probably have the ball passed forward to them
and what ought to be a gain ia a loss.
The forwards on Saturday played a magnificent game but if they are going to play
Rugby up to date must beet out quickly, as
soon if possible ��b the aorimmage ia forward,
when in their opponenta twenty-five. It is
passing the ball from hand to hand and
dribbling that win Rugby games nowadays,
especially dribbling when there only remain
the opponents backs to heel with. Doubtless, however when next the Hornets line
up, the above offensive points will be
emitted they will be a mat oh for any
twenty men Jn British Columbia at Rugby."
PERSONALS.
J. B. Rickaby, H.B. Co., Victoria, is a
guest at the Windsor.
- W. H. Lomas, Indian agent of Duncan's
waa in the city yeaterday.
The genial Harry Mitchell of Victoria is
sojourning at the Windsor.
J. E. Clifton, Standard Oil Co., of Taco-
ma, ia staying at the Wilson.
Col. Baker left yeaterday for Victoriv
He was registered at the Windsor.
Mr. Wilson, of Geo. Caaaidy k Co., is in
the city and is a guest at the Wilson.
Mr. C. M. Stickles, manager of the electric light works, left for Victoria this morning.
Mr. Fleming, of Ramsay Bros., candy
manufacturers, Vaacouver, is staying at the
Wilson.
Mr. C. H. Steele, of Meaara. J. A. T.
Caton k Co., Victoria, ia a gueat at the
Windsor.
Rev. C. E, Cooper left yesterday for Mr.
U. E. Dickinson's, Nanoose, there to await
the arrival of Bishop Perrin from Comox,
with whom he will visit the district from
Nanoose to Cameron Lake. To-day he will
hold a reception at the cottage residence of
Major Hickey, near French Creek, where
the adherents of the Church oC England will
have an opportunity of meeting a bishop
who takes a lively intereat in their welfare,
spiritually and otherwise. Already his
Lordship has made a great impression in
the diocese and people are learning to love
him for the watchful regard he evinces for
the progress of the church. To-morrow
evening Bishop Perrin will lecture in St.
Alban's Hall on temperance, and on Saturday next a reception will be given at North-
field, and he has also undertaken to take
the pulpit on Sunday morning next at St.
Mattew'a, Wellington, and iu the evening
at St. Luke's church, Northfield.
THE TERMINAL CITY.
Vancouver, B.C., Nov. 13.���The drug
gists proceeded against for contravention of
the Pharmaoy Act have all been fined.
Their leijal advisers say the cases will be
appealed.
The water supply waa attain out off during
.Saturday caussd by a bad joint blowing out
at the junotion of the new submarine main
and the old ahore end. Many taps were
left open throughout the city and considerable damage resulted in consequence. The
tap in the Metropolitan Club kitohen was
left open and on Monday morning the club
loom was found flooded. The water drained
through to Fripp'a office on the floor below
causing several hundred dollars worth of
damage.
Tho Australian cricketers have been extended the freedom of the oity. They have
cleated $55,000 aa the result of their tour.
The Counoil to-night decided to extend
the tax rebate till December 15:h. Aid.
Towltr ranted in opposition.
Tlios. Cunningham has started a butcher
and produce shop within five yatda of the
market. The oity has had him arraigned
for contravention of the market by-law. Hs
told the aldermen this evening he would
carry the case to the higheat courts and
vindicate his rights as a producer.
Several hundred trees for New Weatmin-
ster and Mission imported from Oregon are
being destroyed by the pest inspector.
Ernest Hagler, aged 45, dropped dead
while sweeping the Fountain bar on Sunday.
He haa been here for five ysara.
The Empress of Japan sailed thia afternoon with a light oargo, owing to the non-
arrival of the Signal with flour from Portland.
The Windsor House cuiaine is excellent,
and so are its other appointments.
THE PROVINCIAL CAPITAL
A Great Painting���No Inquest In the Case
of J. D. Pemberton���The San Mateo.
Death of an Old Captain���Failure of
Sight Said to have Caused Fatal Misstep.
Victoria, B.C., Nov. 13.���The greatest
historical painting which .British Columbia
baa given to the world of art has just been
completed in hU studio in this city by M.
Quentin, a pupil of Gerome and Lawrena.
The Bcene ia laid at the doors of the Convent
des Grands Angustins; the time, the terrible
night of the St. Bartholomew massacre; and
the subj-.ct, the heroic death of Count
d'Aubigne. Those who have read Prosper
Nerimee'a Chronitjne da Segue de Charles
IX. will have no difficulty in recognizing
the terrible tableau. Tho canvaa is a large
one���six feet by four feet six���and ths picture remarkable for dramatic composition,
an admirable handling of difficult lights,
historical accuracy in detail and vividly
realistic coloring. The work will be exhibited by the province of British Columbia at
the California midwinter exposition.
There will be no inquest in the case of
Joseph Despard Pemberton whose tragic
death on horseback, the result of heart failure, occurred Saturday evening. The funeral
ia to take place to-morrow. How the deceased's property and fortune will be divided is not yst known; Mr. Pemberton's
estate ia believed to be worth considerably
more than a million.
The Australian Crickters who are to aail
for horns on the YVii.rrimo arrived over from
Vancouver this evening and will spend
several days here gettmg acquainted with
local cricketers.
The big Collier San Mateo which waa recently shattered by an explosion of coal gas
in her hold was thismorning brought round
from E quimalt to tbe new ocean dock
where, within sight of her wrecked sister
the San Pedro, the Albion Iron Works employees will repair her. The conttact for
this work was obtained in competition with
Puget Sound, Portland aud San Francisco
firms, at figures said to be close to $25,000.
As the work is to be completed within 21
days, a double shift of workmen will be employed, 12 houra each, and electric light
will be utilized as soon as day-light fades.
"OldCaptain Coffin," well known throughout British Columbia and the Puget Sound
country aa the skipper of small steam smuggling crafts, was buried in Ross Bay Cemetery yesterday at the city's expense, he having died a pauper. The captain was around
town as usual on Friday, though not feeling
quite himself, and in the evening complained
of severe pains in the stomach, and died in
the arms of his wife while she was endeavoring to relieve his pain. Dr. John A. Duncan, who was called in shortly afterwards,
did not believe the man dead and simple
tests seemed to show that he was right in
bis opinion. The closed fingers when held
to tho light showed a trace of color between;
the skin blistered when touched with a
candle flame; a small vein of the arm waa
opened and the blood flowed, though sluggishly. In the morning it bad ceased to
flow and post mortem staining was plainly
visible in evidence of death. Heart disease
ia said to have terminated the Captain's
career. There was no inqueat, although
auch an example of suspended animation as
was furniahed on Friday nigh. is moat extraordinary���in fact a parallel caae had
never been heard of by any of the oity
dootora.
Officials of the post office are having a good
deal of trouble with the mail received from
the train which on Sunday laat plunped into
the Fraser River near Seabird Bluff. The
water disolved ths mucilage so that the
envelopes opened and in many intances be
came separated frem their contents, and as
the writing haa became pretty well obliterated it ia no easy t sic to find out to whom
the property ahould be sent. Some of the
letters contained money, one from North-
bend not registered contained $50, and
money checks, drafts and other valuable
papers were found loose in the bags. It
was the mail leaving Victoria on the 5th
instant that came to grief.
A ooroners jury to-day went through the
formality of returning a verdict of accidental
drowning in the oase of Cap'ain Fauquier
of Vanoouver who fell into the harbor from
the C. P. N. Co'a wharf early Saturday
morning. He was at the time returning
from Esqumalt, where he had been serving
in the capacity of an officer of the Royal
Naval Reserve on board H.MS. Royal
Arthur, to Vancouver, where hia invalid
wife and two children are living. The
failure of the Captain's sight, consequent
upon injuriea received in the burning at aea
of his last ahip, the Oriental liner Ashley
Brook- ia believed by many to have occasioned the fatal miastep.
East Wellington.
To-day the men will meet (he Superintendent of the above company to talk over
the difficulties whioh have arisen between
the men and the company on the question
of wages. It ia expected that the Superin
tendent will have a letter from R. D.
Chandler of San Francisco giving a final
decision aa to the course which the company
will pursue. Rumors have gone abroad
that the company have been contemplating
the introduction of foreign labour. Enquiries at the offices of the company elicited
the statement that nothing of the kind haa
ever been contemplated or even hinted at.
Statements auch aa theae have a tendency to
oreate ill feeling where none at present
exiata. Matters of dispute are beat left to
the prinoipala concerned aa interference on
the part of outaidera will only increase the
difficulties and promote further trouble.
Walter Jones & Co,
4
Wellington, B C
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OPERA  HOUSE
Job Printing.
In a few days The Telegram job plant
will be placed in position, when we will be
prepared to do all kinds of job printing on
the shortest notice. We have a large stook
of all kinds of papers on hand snd will
guarantee to suit our customers in stock
and workmanship.
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Nanaimo'* Live Dally
Delivered to any part of the oity
for 25 cents per week, in
advanoe,    or   $1.00
per month
SATURDAY EVE'G, 18th INST.
Happy Dunn
The Champion Ail-Round Wrestler
of Australia and New Zealand
��� AND ���
JAMES   DUNN
Light-weight Champion
Will give exhibitions inCatohae-Catch-Can,
Cumberland, Collar-and-Elbow, Corni8h
and Side Hold.    A number of local
men will meet the champions in
the different styles, viz.:
MARTIN   WOODBURN.   JACOB   NEEN,
ROBERT WATSON, MOSE WOODBURN,
JACK STUART and others
A   number   of   Local   Boxers will  give
exhibitions during the evening.
Admission
50 Cents
EDWARD W. DICKLB
Notary Public
Conveyancer, &o.
AGENCY OK THE
Equitable Life
Assurance Society
120 BROADWAY, NEW YORK
WELLINGTON, B.C.
8-11-tf
WELLINGTON LIVERY STABLES
WELLINGTON,   B.C.
CITY AUCTION BOOMS
H. FORESTER & Co.
(The Oldest Established Auctioneers in the City.)
Sales of Live and Dead Stock, Furniture, Merchandise and
Real Estate, conducted either at the Auction Rooms, or at owners' residence in any part of the City or Province.
New and Second-Hand Furniture Bought and Sold.
REAL   ESTATE.
Call and see our Register of Desirable Properties for Sale or Rent.
AGE1TOIES =
Royal Exchange (of London) Fire Insurance Co.
New Zealand Marine Insurance Co.
Day, Son & Hewitt (London), Cattle Foods and Medicines.
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Our Unit's are the Purest and Best obtainable, and are dispensed as they are received, and in no oasa)
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james McGregor,
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ODDFELLOWS' NEW BUILDING, COMMERCIAL STREET,
8-11 6m
TEAMSTER
AND DRAYMAN
First-Glass Single andDouble Turnouts
AT   REASONARLE   RATES
Coal, Wood and Lumber Hauling
Promptly Attended to
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MANUFACTURERS OK
Doors, fc ashes,
Moulding?, Shingles,
Dressed Lumber,   Turnings,
AND AU. 01WCI1PTIORS Or
BUILDING MATERIALS.
Yard and Office opposite   Hogan's Store,
Near Newcastle Townsite.
D. L. GOW, Ajjont.
Nanaimo, Oot. 8th, 1893. 8-11 Urn
c. c. Mckenzie,
Land Agent, Conveyancer and Accountant
OFFICE���Front Street, Nanaimo.
Town Lots and Farms for Sals.   Money to Loan on
Mortirage at low rates.
A Kent for tha United Fire Insiiranoe Co., of Man-
cluster, England. 8-U 12m
:   :   LENZ   &   LEISER   :   :
WHOLESALE  :  DRY : GOODS
9-ll-3m
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Turner, Beeton & Co.
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AND IMPORTERS.....
H. C. Beeton & Co., 33 Finsbury Circus, London
Indents executed for any kind of European or Canadian Goods
-AXSKEiBrTS  FOR
Guardian Assurance Oo.
North British and Mercantile Assurance Co.
La Foncier (Marine) Insurance Oo,, of Paris
VICTOEIA,   !B_ O-
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���PIONEEE-
Importers: and: Wholesale: Grocers
100  and   102  POWELL 8TREET
VANCOUVER, B.C.
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NANAIMO, B. C.. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1898.
THE CITY COUNCIL.
The Architect Being Held Responsible
for Alleged Deficiencies in New Fire
Hall.
The regular weekly meeting of the City
Council waa held in the council chamber last
evening. Present: His Worship the Mayor,
Aldermen McKinnell, Dubeson, Quennell,
Cocking, Garner and Nightingale.
Communications.
A petition was read from Joseph Alliscn
and several othera praying for a crossing on
Victoria Road near the end of Prideaux
street. Referred to the street committee
for action.
A communication in the form of a certificate waa read from Mr. Honeyman certifying that Mr. U. H. Frost had completed the
building and painting cf the New Fire Hal!
on the corner of Commercial street and
Victoria Road. Deferred for discussion. A
letter was read from Andrew Haalam M. P.
for permiasion to lay a drain across Wallace,
Comox road, and Mill streets to connect liis
new residence with the salt water. Permission granted on usual terms.
Accounts.
The following accounts were presented-
G. H. Frost, balance due on Fire Hall,
$281 35; E. McNeil, $2.75; Pay Sheet, $652.-
20; Free Press, $18.35. Referred on motion
to Finance Committee for payment.
Reports of Committees.
Aid. Ganner, chairman of the sleet com'
mittee stated that very little work was
being done on streets, aa only a small force
was employed. The necsesary grades had
been given and agreed upon for the new
butchers shop in connection with the cooperative store, and also for the new fire
hall for a distance up the Victoria road.
The grades had been asked for two lots near
the E- & N. R. R. for Mr. Davis but these
were difficult grades to t;ive and aotion
thereon would have to be deferred until Mr.
Heyland returned from Victoria, but in any
event on account of its position te the track
great care would have lo be exercised or
tronble would be likely to ensue. The report was ordered to be received and filed.
Aid. Cocking, Chairman of the Sanitary
Committee asked for a weeks further time
to report in the case of scavenger.  Granted.
Mayor Haslam said he had had a case of
scarlet fever reported to him by the health
officer, Dr. Praeger. He had seen the
parties in whose house the case had occurred
and they had most solemnly promised to
oarry out a complete state of isolation.
Subsequently, however, on thinking the
matter over he had come to the conclusion
that if he agreed to this it might establish a
very dangerous precedent and tint another
case might arise in the future which, if not
treated as far as quarantine was concerned
in a similar manner, might cause a great
deal of trouble and diasatiBfactios. He had,
therefore, instructed the city clerk to see
that a watchman was put on during the day
to keep a guard on the house. He had the
most implicit faith that the people would
carry out their promises but, aa he said before, it would be unwise to create a precedent.
Corporation Work.
R. Prouae road superintendent reported
that the corporation workmen had been employed during the week in putting in a box-
drain on the Meakin property, repairing the
sidewalk on Victoria Cresent, clearing and
filling in drains on Milton street, repairing
the side walks on Nicol street, doing work
on tbe school house, putting in a crossing on
Faruuhar street and handling gravel and
grading Grace street.
The deferred communication from Mr.
Honeyman on the fire hall contract waa tben
taken up.
Aid Nightingale said that he would move
that the report be received and Mr. Frost
paid the balance lying to his oredit on the
contract. There waa nothing else in his
opinion to do as they could not go
behind the architects certificate
the architect was the agent of the Council,
and all the Council could do under the circumstances was to accept the report and
pay for the work. The painting had not
been altogether what it ought to have been,
but in the face of the ceitificate it was too
late to take exception.
Aid. Dobeson seconded the motion.
Aid. Quennell asked Aid. Nightingale if
the architect's attention had been called to
the defects.
Aid. Nightingale said it had, and some
alterations had been made in consequence.
Aid. Ganner said the fire wardens had
taken the precaution to warn the architect
of their dissatisfaction with aome of the
painting and atriping before the scaffolding
was taken down, but in the face of this
warning on the part of the fire wardens he
had allowed the work to pass. Besides this
there was part of the hall which had not
been painted, and now the sidewalk was
laid it lay below the paint and had a bad
appearance.
Aid. Quennell said he was'nt in favor of
paying for this work if it had been unprop-
erly completed. This was a strictly business proposition and it cut no figure at all
whether Frost made anything on it or not.
Aid Cocking said that he had met Mr.
Honeyman last week and told him that
Frost would not be paid unless he made the
differences good. On fault being found with
painting it had been repainted and the
remedy was worse forono color was deep red
and the other was light. If he had been
warned of this after the scaffolding had
taken down it would be a different thing.
Aid. Dobeson said he could appreciate the
difficulty in re-painting ana it oould only be
done at a great expenee.
Mayor Haalam aaid that in his opinion the
council had nothirg to do with the matter.
They had appointed an agent to look after
the work and an architect's certificate in a
court of law waa the very beat of evidence
and very difficult evidence to refute. He
didn't see how they could refuae to pay the
amount on the face of the certificate.
Aid. Quennell said he would move in
amendment that the matter be laid over for
one week ao as to have an explanation from
the architect.
Aid. Cocking said that he was unable to
see why the Council should be compelled to
pay this account. The contractor had given
bonds for a due performance of his contraot
and that contraot should be carried out.
Aid. McKinnell said that he would sup-
fort the main motion to pay the contractor.
here waa no other alternative in the face
of the architect's certificate. There waan't
really much to find fault with in the building.
Aid. Quennell aaid he knew nothing of the
building, but he was simply going on the
word of two of the street committee, Dobeson and Cocking.
Aid. Nightingale said he had spoken to
Mr. Honeyman and he said distinotly that
he had seen Frost put on three coats of paint
but he had seen three coats of paint put on
before this, for instance on the Trustees'
Hall, where two of the coats were put on at
once, and, as far aa   the  striping  went, he
could aay that it was as good as the general
run in the city, but in face of the architect's
report what could they do ? Moreover Frost
had made little or nothing out of the contract.
Aid. McKinnell aaid that he found that a
balance of $100 was due the architect and
that should be held to make good the deficiencies.
Aid. Queenell said what the contractor
made cut no figure in the dispute but would
withdraw hia amendment on condition that
the architect waa held good for it. The
amendment waa then withdrawn and the
main motion carried.
A motion waa carried to notify that bills
be sent to the proprietois of the different
buildings who have been connected with the
Bastion-Commercial street sewer. The
crossing at the corner of Dickson street
and Victoria road was ordered to be
attended to.
The Council then adjourned.
SCIENCE AND PROGRESS
INTERESTING PARAGRAPHS   CULLED
FROM VARIOUS FIELDS-
A New Wrinkle In City Sanitation���a Pro.
cess that May Supercede Laborious
Paddling���To Prevent Ball Sprc-niUns
���A Far Reaching Flail.
Experiments In the electrical treatises!
of sewage have recently bam made on an
extensive scalo iu England, and the results
obtained point to the development of an
efficient and economical system upon this
line.
In one case London sewage was used, mid
in another the sewage from Salford and
Pendleton, in the latter case the problem
was to reduce the sewage to a degree of
purity that would permit tho passage of tha
resulting liquid into the Manchester Ship
Canal.
Tbe method consisted in passing the sewage through a brick channel 200 feet long,
V feet wide and 18 inches doep, in which
were placed large cast-iron plates connected
with dynamos.
The passage of a current of electricity
througli the cast-iron plates precipitated
from 70 to 80 per cent, of the organic
matter.
It was estimated that 1.0,000,000 gallons of
the sewage of Salford and Pendleton could
be purified daily at a cost of about 833,000,
A New   Wrought Iron Method,
Dr. Stephen H. Emiuens, of Emmons,
this State, who is known to fame as the inventor of the powerful explosive that bent's
his name, assarts that he has worked ous
into practical shape aprooss of direct conversion of pig-inm into wrought-iron by
menus of electric.ty.
The process is pimply an elaboration and
adaptation of existing methods of electrical
deposition , and by this means Dr. Eminens
claims to bs able t> produce from any gradj
of pig-iron a ductile malleable iron of almost chemical purity which only needs
washing, heating and rolling to make ic
equal to the best quality of Swedish iron.
Tho inventor of this novel procesi claims
that he call produce wrought iron by this
method at a lower cost thau the ordinary
process of puddling, and that still further
economy results from the use of low grades
of pig-iron made from ores that are too
impure to be used by exiting processes of
conversion.
To Prevent Bail Spreading.
Railroad men have given considerable
attention in late years to tie plates ns a
means of prei-er^ing the bearing 6Ulfr.3e��
of railroad ties, and at tbe same time
lessening the labor required to keep the
track in line and surface.
Ill addition to theso results the value of
tie plates in preventing th�� spreading of
rails,is being generally recognized. Test* on
this point recently made by the Illinois
Bieel Company showed that a lateral pressure of 11,230 pounds upon a rail was required to lift the inside spike when a tie
plate was used.
Without tho tie plate a pressure ot 5000
pounds spread tbe guage of the track oue-
hnlf an inch.
Iu similar tests with cedar ties at ths
Watertowu (Mass.) Arsenal, a rail fastened
with two spikes was moved by a. pressure
of 2107 pounds, while a tie plate and two
spikes gave a resistance of 7910 pounds.
A   New .'�� .esti#   Mine.
The wonuSrful aabestos mine found near
Hamilton has been uncovered in a ledge fill*
a distance of seventy-live feet, and at the
cropping, or as far as the discoverers have
beeu able to go iu this brief lime, tho ledge
proved to be eight feet in width.
Tbe rock takeu from tho ledgo, after the
surface crusting was removed, is pure asbestos ore, as white as chalk and Hue as silk,
the feathery libers being as long as tha
pieces of rock from which they are puled,
in come cases rcachuig the entire Isngl h of
eighteen inches.
Tbe value of the mine is almost beyntid
computation, but some idea of tho bonanza
discovered may be formed from tho tact
that asbestos ore of this high grade readily
commands from JtSO to fSO per ton ou tuj
market.
Tbe liuost quality discovered up to this
time is in Italy.���Olympia Tribune.
A New Arc-Lamp.
An arc-lamp lias long been needed which
oould be used in rooms with low ceiling--.
A recent invention promises to aupp.y t.iis
want, tbe lamp made being only about one*
third of the length of those generally in ww.
To bring about this result the carbo.is are
not placed one above tbe other, as in the
ordinary form of lump, but are so adj.isiOji
that they ore fed by tneir own weight,
being placed iu a V-shaped position ntuuuui
an angle of sixty degrees.
There are some men who are not nl ways
looking out for No. J, We refer to the fellows are are still writing 1890.
A mule would rather '.hear himself bray
than to listen to anybody el-e's music. A
good many people are built liko him.
Sunday School Teacher���"Now, little
boys, what do you know about Goliath?"
Freddy Fangle���"Please, ma'am, be was
rocked to sleep."
The world will seem a place of bliss,
Life will become more sweet,
When in tbe car a standing Miss
W ill thank you for a sent.
Presently, when you think we have
caught cold or the measles, or something,
we shall be exclaiming, "Dear mot I must
have taken a microbe."
Blimbors���"My barber is really a very
talented person." Bjones���"Indeed?" iilim-
bers���"Oh, yes; he often illustrates the
stories be tells dm with cute,"
ONE
WORD
About what
The Butterick
Publishing Company
Say about
Their Patterns
Purchasers of our Patterns
will uote that, beginning with
the issue for the present month,
a material reduction has been
made from the prices hitherto
charged, this reduction having
been determined upon in view
of the present financial and
coirmercial depression, which
is affecting every class of
society, but particularly the
wage-earners, who are nece3
sarily the least able to with
stand any condition which for
a time decreases or wholly
withdraws their income.
The enormous circulation of
"The Delineator" (the com
bined first American, English
and Canadian editions of the
present number are over 560,-
000 copies) is proof that it
srtisfies a very general need,
and our aim for the future will
be to merit an ever increasing
share of popular favor by main
taining a continual improve
ment in the quality and scope
of the magazine. In reducing
the prices of our Patterns we
have been actuated by motives
of regard for those who Lave
contributed, by their constant
patronage, to our own success.
The demand for Butterick Pat
terns is now larger than ever
before, and we are confident
that by diminishing their cost
we will lessen the financial
pressure in many a household,
and at the same time introduce
our goods to women who have
heretofore been unacquainted
with their merits.
AGENTS
Stanley House
8-ll-flm
J. M. DONALDSON
PRACTICAL
Blacksmith and Carriage Builder.
All Work Guaranteed.
SPECIAUATTENTIOH PAID TO HORSESHOEING.
Bastion Street, Nanaimo.   81112m
DR. W. J. CURRY,
X>E1STTIST.
Green's Block, near Pert Office,
NANAIMO, B. O. Ml ������
RESTAURANT
OYSTER AND: HOP HOUSE.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
First-claes  Dining   Parlors  have
been fitted upstairs.
Oysters Raw Pan Roast
Fancy Roast
Plain Roast      Milk Stew
Dry Stew
New Y. rk Box Stew
Oyster Loaves Fried
c teaks       Chops        Fish
Game in Season
ALL WHITE HELP EMPLOYED.
RUNNING HOTEL WILSCN DIMM! ROOM.
W.H.PHl��0TT,PH0F.
FIRST-CL/&SS
TO OEDER
at j. i mm
FROM $20.
Pants,
SATISFACTION GUARANTEED.
Keep
your Eye
on it
The Scotch Bakery's good
Bread. It Is the best in
town���will bap none.
WILSON & McFARLANE.
THE CENTRAL HOTEL
Commercial Street, Nanaimo.
Good Booms, Wholesome Food, Courteous Attention
And Prices Reasonable.
THE WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS ON SALE
at thin hotel ate always ol superior quality,
(live the Central a call.
JOHN A. THOMPSON,
J. E. HcDONALD, Proprietor.
Manager. 8-ll-12m
NEW BUTCHER SHOP.
COSMOPOLITAN MARKET
COMMERCIAL STREET,
Next door to the Central Hotel, Nanaimo, B.C.
_E. QUENNELL
Yj AViNU OPENED ~A9 ABOVE, WILL KEEP
XX cotiM'anily on hand an assortment of Aleuts
and Vegetables, and hopes to receive a continuance
if the patronage no liberally bestowed in the past
Meat*, etc., delivered to a 1 parts ot the cir.y free of
chartfe. 81M2m
GEO. MARSH,
FISK AND POULTRY
MARKET
COMMISSION MERCHANT.
NANAIMO, B. C.
8-11 tf
Spectacle Wearers
If you want suitable Glnsaes Bend for our
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to any address
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Firrt-clata Material and Workmanship Guaranteed.
Alto, .Boot* snd Shoe* Neatly Repaired.
8-U Sea
A NAD IAN
f PACIFIC
Runs Palatial Sleeping and Tourist Cars
Through to Montreal and
St. Paul Daily.
ConGections'madc with all Atlantic Steamship Lines.
$5 to $10
Less then Any Other Route.
Steamship Lines
TO J* PAN, CHINA AND AUSTRALIA.
The following are sailings from
Vancouver, eujbect to change
and it. dividual postponement.-
TO JAPAN AND CHINA
Empress of Japan ��� - - Nov. 13
Empress of China - - - Deo. 11
impress of India   -  -  Jan. 8,'94
TO AUSTRALIA
Warrimoo Nov. 16
Arawa     -   -   -��� -  -  -  -   Deo. 16
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ESQUIMALT k NANAIMO RAILWAY
STEAMER
JOAN
J. E. BUTLER, Master.
On and after March 22nd, 1803.
The Steamer JOAN will snil as follows,
calling at Way forts as Freight
and Passengers may effer:
Leave Victoria, Tuesday, 5 a* m, H
it    Nanaimo tor Comox, Wednesday, 7 a.m.
n    Com' x   for  Valdez   Island,   every   alternate'
Thursday, 7 a m,, (returning sane day).
ii    Ccmox for Nanaimo, Friday, 7 a.m.
ii    Nanaimo for Victoria, Satin day, 7 a.m.
t For freight rr state rooms apply on board, or at tho
Company's ticket office, Victoria Station, Store street. ���
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Manufacturer and Dealer in all kin 'm of
Carriages, Express Wagons, Buggies, Sleighs, Etc
Horse-slioeirg k General Blackemithing,
Carriage, Sign and Ornamental Fainting.
TRIMMING AND REPAIRING.
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ma
RALPH CRAIG, Proprietor
:   :   GENERAL   :   :
Blacksmithing & Carriage Building
WAGONS aNO FARM IMPLEMENTS
Made to Order and Repaired,
MINEES'
AU6EB - BBILLING - MACHINES
Made to Order on Short Notice.
SHIPSMITHING A SPECIALTY
WORKS-BASTION ST. BRIDGE.
S-llOm
PERSONS   DESIRING TO KNOW
The Whereauouts of Chas. McCuteheon
Will find him at No. 55 Oomox
Road, at corner of Public Park..
He keeps a line of the best
GROCERIES
In town, which he sells cheap for
cash. If you want a fair deal give
him a call.
8-ll-12m
When   you   go to Westminster
Stop at the
CENTRAL
BILL and JACK will always be on
band to give yon a oordlal
weloome. 8-11
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RESIDENT DENTIST.
TEETH    EXTRACTED    ENTIRELY   WITHOUT
pain with " Laughing Gae,"
OITIGK���Commercial Street,
Odd Fellows' New Block (up ItaJral.
NANAIMO, B. C. 8-11 8m NANAIMO, B. C, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1893.
DRESSING A UHR.3TMAS TREE..
' CIIRISTMAS tree ought
.to be selected with
special reference to the
space it is to occupy;
one with branches firm,
not too broad, and quite
tall is best. The upper
brandies should be decorated before tha tree is set up, in case
.they are too tall to be* reached by step,
ladders. This can be managed by undoing
the strands that ci mrine the upper branches of trees as prepared for market, then
tying upon tho tips of the boughs white
cotton-batting snjw-balls, short loops of
popped-corn, strings of cranberries,
glittering ornarients, etc., etc. The
decoration of th* tree may be more or
less elaborate, as desired. To save expense, yet at tlie same time to insure a
brilliant effect, it is a good plan to hang
the gifts so tWat bright, contrasting
-colors may set off the tree B:tn<l!es
done up in brown paper are never
pretty; but dolls, bright-covered books,
gayly painted toys, bright silk handkerchiefs and white scarfs, Bleds, wagons,
���etc., should bo placed in prominent
view.
When the gifts are all nicely arranged, take a liberal quantity of frost pow-
der and a dozen, more or less, packages
of gilt ami silver fringe, (these are sold
at one dollar per dozen). Spread the
fringe to ornament as much space as
possible, and cover lightly the front and
.eides of the tree with it. " Then sprinkle
the glittering frost powder upon the tree
branches. Under a brilliant light the
tree becomes a veritable creaion of
fairyland. Santa as a dispenser of
candy-bags and bonbons is always welcomed by tho little ones. If he had a
fund of Christmas rhymes, stories and
.songs to mingle with his gifts, ho ia all
Ihe more welcome.
A CANADIAN HERCULE*
The Ouiananiche.
My first experience of Ouiananiche
fishing in 1890 and a copy of verses I
wrote down in niy note-book as a tribute to my new finny friends:
You are sailing along
Softly singing a song,
"Whilst admiring the view
And the heavenly blue,
Deftly casting a fly
And hoping soon to spy
A bright Ouiananiche,
It begins to feel dull,
When, Ohl there's a great pull
And the reel cries swish.
.Splashing, dashing, flashing
Plashing, lashing, mashing
Here, there, everywhere;
Leaping into air,
Moiling, toiling, moiling,
Tackle straining, spoiling,
Fighting strong and fair
Every trick to dare,
Pluckiest of all the fish
Is the noble Ouiananiche.
Air���When we wore first acquent.
The first thing this fish does when he
is hooked is to shoot up into the air and
bo he continues on most of the time
until he either frees himself or is landed.
One fish leaped twelve times before he
went into the landing net; another ten
times, and these are fair examples. I
do not think that they are more plucky
than black bass, nor do they make such
runs, but they pull just as hard and leap
a great deal more and consequently the
sport is more exciting. A number of
four pounders were caught this year
.and one of 5 3-4 lbs., but it is rare to get
them over 4 lbs and very many do not
go over from 1 to 2 lbs. I think that on
the whole they are the most lively fish
I ever caught.���Brone, in Montreal Star.
Meat Fur the Bermudas.
The Imperial Government is advertising for a supply of animal food for the
Bermuda Islands, and is asking for
tenders for the same. So far New York
has had a monopoly of the business,
which must be a profitable one. Some
years ago Aid. Frankland tendered more
than once to the Imperial Government,
anxious to introduce Canadian beef into
the islands, but New York influence was
of 6i oh a character that they had the
"inside track," and his representations
to the British Government went unhoed-
,ed. Surely the time has come, in the
face of McKinley bills and Behring Sea
seizures, when a country so hostile to
British Imperial and to Canadian interests should cease gaining by Imperial
patronage at the expense of Canadian
loyalty. Canada can supply the British
garrisons at the Bermudas with both
live and dead meat equal to anything
, shipped from the United States and quite
.as cheaply. If some of those interested
in the meat trade of Canada would draw
the attention of the High Commissioner
of Canada and of the Minister of Agriculture to the necessity of making an
effort to secure this trade to the Dominion, through their efforts the Imperial
Government would no doubt withdraw
its American advertisements and give
people loyal to it   a chance.���Toronto
"Meat Trade Journal.
An Empress ol Marked Crlglnollty,
When the Empress of Austria was at
Naples, a little while ago, on board the
beautiful yacht (,'liazalie, she caused
much astonishment to the ceremony-
loving Italians by the way she went
about almost unattended and unrecognized, and chiefly on foot One day she
was observed entering the Cafe de' Europe with only one other lady, and seen
eating her brioche and drinking her
coffee like the very humblest citizen in
Naples. Strange, too, the imperial lady
.appeared to enjoy the change from the
pomp and ceremonies of State, and to
look happier (if she can now be said to
look happy at all) than when she was
the cynosure ol every eye in ths
Austrian capital.
FEATS   PERFORMED BY LOUIS CYR,
THE QUEBiC GIANT.
Who la the Strongest Man In the Wurld J
���A Question Yet Unanswered���A
Mighty Man of Afasole��� The Ami of
Hercules.
Who is the strongest   man in the world?
There are at least a dozen before public
notice to-rlav who claim to be that man, and
each performs certain feats of strength
whteh would see n to warrant, his ri^ht to
that title. It is difficult to determine, however, which one of the lot is superior in
physical ttrength, because, invariably, each
is able to preform some particular feat
which another cannot.
This popular regard for physical strength
is inherent and uiidyin?. It was manifested by the people of the time of Jlilo of
Croton, twemy-five centuries ago, and is
shown to-day at all athelelic games.
BIGHT ARM OF Till BEHCULKS.
The Samsons of modem times are mee
who have lieeu naturally endowed with
great muscles and enormous strength, but
who have increased and added to botii hy
constant training and practice. Attention is
given particularly to their strongest muscle,-, and these actually become abnormally
developed. Other muscles are neglected,
so that the spectacle of a giant's arms and
trunk upon an ordinary man's legs is very
commonly presented. Few of the "strong
men" of to-day are physically well proportioned, for they have given all their attention to the development of certain muscles.
The most remarkable of all the strong
men is Louis Cyr, of Quebec, who is now iu
New York. He ia a giant in strength and
stature, as will be seen by u consideration of
his measurements. He is only 27 years of
age, ,but he weighs 823 pounds. The tups
showed his physical dimensions to be as follows: Height, 6 feet 10}�� inches; chest, (inflated), 58 inches; waist, 48 inches; biceps,
21>�� inches; thigh, S3 incbes;calf, 24 inches;
neck, 22 inches. Cyr's specialty is the lift-
in? nf heavy weights and the puttine up of
big bells.
LOUIS CYR, CANADIAN HKRCULE8,
He can take an ordinary man and toss
him about es if he were nothing more than
a bag of oats. He scarcely knows his own
strength. An idea of ths enormous piwer
of bis arms can lie gained through ths
statement that ho lifted a dumb-bell, weigh-
ing 2U5 pounds, with one hiu.l from the
ground to the shoulder, and then slowly
pushed it up from the shoulder to arm's
length, usiug only the one hand. T ere is
probably not suct'ier man in the world who
could do this. Another time he tried a pair
of bells together, which weighed 440 pounds,
attached a string three feet long, and then
lifted this great weight from the ground
with one finger.
He also put up a 109-pound boll with one
hand twenty-seven times in succession. His
greatest display of strength was made at out
a year ago, in Montreal, in a lifting match
with a man named Harre. On a small platform weighing 140 pounds were placed seven
dumb-bells, weighing 789 pounds, a barrel
of Sour aud seven heavy men. Cyr put his
giant arms urouu 1 the platform and lifted
the lot. Thu aggregate weight was 2H2S
pounds. In another way he lifted S:'M
pounds of pig iron at Berthirville, Que., on
October 1, 1888. The iron was placed on a
plauk, which rested on a trestle. Cyr got
under the plunk, and pushing: up with his
back, arms aud legs, raised the weight clear
of the trestle. No other man in tbe world
hus beeu able to approach thia performance.
~A Greeu.Halred Girl.
A pretty Irish girl who arrived in New
York recently ou the White Star steamer
Britauic, set tbe employes of tbe barge office in a commotion. She was toll, well developed, rosy c) eeked, blue eyed and
cherry lipped, and a mass of wavy sea green
hair crowned tier stately head. She was
Emily Maud Higgina, twenty-one years
old, of county Ualway, Ireland, and she
came to set employment, not to pose
an a museum freak. There is nothing peculiar about Miss Higgina except the shade
of her hair. When she waa Tory young
it was of a sulphurous hue. At the back
of her head bur parents noticed that
when she was standing in certain positions
the hair had a greenish tint. As time rolled
on another discovery waa made. On a
auoiiy, bright day Miss Higgim's hair was
always light. When it was foggy, frosty
er rainy her hair always became darker
���nd greener When seen under thu gas
light the hair is ot a nice chestnut. Father
Cahill, of the mission, says that in Ireland
there ia an old tradition that any one who
goes to tho Lakes of Killarney and stands in
a certain position just after midday will
have hair of emerald hus. The color is
caused by the reflection of ths mountain on
tbe lakes. Tbe belief is held by everyone
there. ...i
How Stanley Won HIa Wife.
Speaking of Mr. Stanley's courtship,
Mrs. Tennant, mother of Mrs. Stanley,
said: "Henry wooed a long time before
he won. I did not give my consent at
once. When he came to me and pleaded for Dolly's hand I said:
" 'No, Henry; Dolly is all that I have
left and I cannot, shall not, part with
her. The mother-in-law in England
plays a lonely part. She is not welcome
toiler daughter's household; her visits
must be few and brief. They have taken
my other daughter away���I caunot part
with Dolly!'
"Henry pleaded long and eloquently;
at times he would almost weep. The
tears would fill his eyes and he would
choke with emotion.
"One day he said: 'I am alone in the
world; I have neither father nor mother,
brother nor sister; I am perishing of
loneliness. I know nothing of and care
less for the customs of tho country. I
want your daughter to be my wife; give
her to me and do you at the same time
become my mother, father, brother, and
sister.'
" 'Henry,' says I, 'do you mean it?'
" 'I do,' he answered, firmly, and I
saw' determination flashing from the
same eyes before which the ferocious
barbarians of Ujiji had quailed and
under which the hostile hordes of inhospitable Njandja had melted' away like
mists of the morning.
*' 'She is yours!' I cried, and then I
added, 'and so am II' Now, that,'1
continued the proud mother-in-law, "is,
in brief, the story of his wooing. I am
his as inseparably and indissolubly as
Dolly is. I shall never leave him. I regard him as one of the noblest and most
lovable men on earth, and I have no
other ambition than to aid him with the
benefit of my counsel and experience.
Knowing this, he is ever the paragon of
affection and gentleness, and I am certain that no woman���at least no English
woman���ever had a more tractable or
more obedient son."���Chicago News.
Easily Arranged.
Dashaway (to hostess, after the evening party)���I want to ask you if I may
have the privilege of escorting the two
Curtis sisters home? They are, by far,
the prettiest girls in the room.
Hostess���Certainly, my dear Mr.
Dashaway; I was just about to ask you
if you would be so kind, for there is
such a scarcity of gentlemen. But
(archly) it is rather awkward for you
that there are two of them.
Dashaway���Oh, that's all right (a
moment later, to the elder Miss Curtis),
���My dear Miss Curtis, I am
going to escort your sister home;
I will be back for you in half an hour.
���New York Sun.
Ninety-lour  Mites 1111 Hour.
Charles Watts, superintendent of the
Chicago division of the Pittsburg, Fort
Wayne and Chicago road, claims that
the fastest time ever made on an Ameri
can railway was on that road lately.
His official report showed that this
special train ran fifty three miles iu
forty-five minutes, eleven miles of
which WW e covered in seven minutes,
or ntan average speed of ninety-four
m iles an hour. The train sheets show
that the above statement is correct.���
Bt. Louis Globe-Democrat.
ror a. 11'ill
With this ia  an   Illustration of a very
handsome ball costume.   Ths style Is "em-
���ire," and  the material blaek tulle with
gold embroidery. A broad band of gold:
colored ribbon goes round ths waist and ia
knotted at the aide. The shoulder-straps
are atrings of pearls. A fan of black
feathers matches the costume.
Why She Didn't Com*.
Mrs. Bingo���"Clara haa been out shopping
all day. O, here is th* delivery wagon with
soma of the things she has ordered."
Bingo���"But where is Clara!"
Mrs. Bingo��� "Bh* is probably waiting (ot
the .change."
A Consoling Vossiulllty.
"There's a hair in the soup," complained
tbe bald-headed guest.
"Yes, sir," replied the waiter, cheerfully,
"but perhaps it's one of your own, sir. I
notice they've all got away."
,m r.ieas.Vi.-.tcst things in * lie ���wn,v�� ���,��
pleasant thoughts, and the great art in life is
to have as many of them a�� possible.���lloveo.
In nature there's no blemish hut lh�� mind;
None can be cull'd deformed hut th* unkind.
���Bhskespear.
Kobert Buchanan, die poet, novelist
and reviewer, was a poor Scotch village
boy a score of yeais ago, without fame
or fortune or prospects of . "'her. The
success ho has lind in literature has been
won by hard work and merit, but today he is one of the foremost men in
London literary life.
Chauncey Depew says: "I lately got a
letter praising my speeches and saying:
'So much have they impressed me that I
have but one great wish.   It is to listen
to the speech you '   Here I reached
the end of the page.    On turning the i
sheet over I read the rest: 'would inake i
after a dinner in your railway restaurant at Poucukepru'o'"
4 JOB f
PRINTING
The season is now approaching when every Merchant and Business Man will require a new stock of Office Stationery
and other printed matter
m
CHE
DAILY TELEGRAM
s:^.s   THE-
Best Equipped
Job Printing Office
In the Province, and carries a large stock of all kinds of Paper
and Cardboards.    We can suit our customers with any
class of work they may desire, and we are in
a position to quote prices as low as
can be obtained in any other part
of the Province.     Our plant is all new,
and the type includes all the newest designs of faces.
OFFICE We   can  supply
STATIONERY Bill Heada, Letter
Heads, Statements, Receipt Forms, Bank
Drafts,Cheques, ko., bound, numbered, perforated, if desired, at the lowest prices.
DAILY TELEGRAM, corner Commercial
and Church streets.
BUSINESS Neatly    printed,
OABDS either   colored   or
plain, in the latest atylea known to the
trade. We have a large stook of all grades
of cardboards to select from, and can give
you any quality of stock. Prices for this
class of work have been put down as low as
good workmanship will permit. DAILY
TELEGRAM, corner Commercial and
Church atreeta.
VISITING In    ladies     and
CARDS genu'   sizes      We
have a beautiful assortment of stook for this
class of work, and have alao added a large
variety of script type epecially for card
work. DAILY TELEGRAM, corner Commercial and Church streets.
WEDDING Aa soon as a young
STATIONERY lady has decided on
the day when that most interesting event
shall take place, she should have her mamma call at once and order the invitation
cards. We have just received direct from
one of the best manufacturers in London a
beautiful seleotion of Wedding Cabinets,
and with our excellent facilities for neat
printing we oan guarantee to give entire
satisfaction in this branch. DAILY TELEGRAM, corner Commercial and Church
streets.
PROGRAMME For   Dance   Pro-
CARDS grammes and other
cards of thia description we excel all others.
We can supply Invitation Carda, Programme Carda and Menu Cards to match.
See our selection before placing your order.
DAILY TELEGRAM, corner Commereia
and Church street*.
INVITATION We have just re-
OARDS ceived  one of the
best selections of imported Carda, with Envelopes to match, ever brought into this
country. We have some lines admirably
suited for private parties, with Menu Cards
to matoh.
CUSTOMS AND We are prepared
OTHER FORMS to fill orders for all
kinds of Blank Forms, wholesale and retail,
at prices lower than oan be obtained elsewhere. DAILY TELEGRAM, corner Commercial and Church streets.
SHIPPING An immense stock
TAGS of  Shipping  Tags,
direct from the manufacturers, at eastern
prices. DAILY TELEGRAM, oorner Commercial and Church streets.
SHIP And others would
BROKSRS consult their inter-
eat by calling at the DAILY TELEGRAM
Job Printing Office for prices, Ac., before
ordering elsewhere. Corner Commercial
and Church atreeta.
POSTER We  have,  with-
WORK out exception,  tbe
best seleotion of Poster type west of Toronto. We have letters from �� of an inoh up
to 20 inches. We oan print a bill 4x6 inches
up to 4x8 feet, or as muoh larger as may be
required. Colored work a specialty. Prices
satiaf actory. Call and see sizes of sheets and
type. DAILY TELEGRAM, oorner Commercial and Church streets.
BOOK We do not pre-
PRIN TING tend to do work for
the bare wholesale price of the stock. Although we buy stock direct from the mills,
we expect to get fair prices for all work
turned out, and aa we employ only the best
workmen we guarantee our cuatomere entire
satisfaction in all oases. We are at all times
prepared to give estimates for all kinds of
Book Printing and other work. DAILY
TELEGRAM, corner of Commercial and
Church atreeta.
Telegram Printing Co.
W.   J.   GALLAGHER,   Manager
COR. COMMERCIAL AND CHURCH STREETS NANAIMO, B. CM TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14. 1893.
NOVEMBER SALE-:
Commencing Wednesday, November 1st, 1893, we shall, for THIRTY
DAYS, allow a Discount of Twenty Per Oent. on all purchases, except our
Lacing Kid Gloves and Silk Threads.
We have this season a Forty Thousand Dollar Stock to choose from,
comprising everything that is to be found in a First-Olass Dry Goods
Establishment.
Just consider for a moment what this offer means. For every dollar's
worth bought, you have twenty (20) cents refunded, which makes a saving
of $5 on a $25 purchase.
This offer is for the month of November only, and all purchases
must be cash to secure the discount.
8.li-i2m
SLOAN & SCOTT
Mt gflilg Mtpm.
TUESDAY,  NOVEMBER 14, 1893.
The Windsor.
False Alarm.
The fire alarm waB sounded at midnight-
cause, a full discharge of sparks from smokestack of Electric Light Works.
The Windsor House cuisine iB excellent.
St. Paul's Institute.
At the committee meeting held last week
a drawing took place for three piano bonds,
Nob. 1, 10 and 33 being drawn.
Coming Attractions.
November 17th, Charles L. Davis, in
"Alvyn Johnston." November 21st, Katie
Putnam. November 25nd, Madeline Merli
in "The Story of a Kiss."
The Windsor House cuisine.
To Our Subscribers.
On account of the great run upon our
issue of Friday, the 10th November, many
copies were Bold out which should have been
preserved. Any person having a copy of
that date will confer a favor by bringing it
to this olbce.
Funeral.
The remains of Michael Kavanagh, section foreman, E. k N.R.R., Nanaimo river,
were conaigned to the cemetery, Comox
road, yesterday. The cortege waa a very
large one and was unanimously attended by
the members of the K. of P. and also by the
employees of the railway company. Father
Sobrey officiated at the grave and John
Hilbert had charge of the interment.
IN FORT.
For Wellington Coal Mines, Sp. Amerioa
Harding loading.
Bk. Richard III. Howard loading.
(Bk. Seminole Weedon next in turn.
Bk.   Highland  Light Henry waiting   to
load.
Bk. Detroit Darragh waiting to load.
For N.   V.   C. Co.   Minea,   Bk.   Coluaa
Backus is waiting to load.
Sp. John A. Briggs, Balch.
Bk. Currolton, Lewis.
Alberni.
Col. Baker, Minister of Minea, returned
Sunday evening en route to Victoria from
China Creek Minea whither he had been as
agent for the Duke of Montrose. And had
been making arrangements for the opening
up of the China Creek Minea Col Baker reports that difficulties existed at the start in
getting in supplies. The men aent knew
nothing about packing and the horses used
for the purpose also lacked an appreciation
of their work. The men's cabins will be
built in the immediate vicinity of the mine.
A large quantity of provisions had beeu
packed up to tho situation of these proposed
cabins under great difficullios on account of
the bad trail and depth of biiow. It is the
intention of the owner should
the mine turn out profitably to
build a smelter on a piece of property which
they have purchased at the mouth of China
Creek. The necessary tunnela will it is expected be completed by the end of March.
Nothing can or will be done on the proposed
new road to Alberni before the meeting of
the Legislature. A gentleman lately arrived
from Alberni states that a road can be built
from the head of China Creek to connect
with the Alberni road near Cameron Lake
which will save some twenty miles of travel.
Thia would of course not connect with Alberni except from the minea direct thereto.
Mr. Armstrong of the Alberni mail who arrived in town last night states that F. P.
Saunders a brother to Henry Saunders of
Victoria received a contract for supplying
ten thousand pounds weight of provisions to
the Golden Eagle outfit.
He also reports that the six year old aon
of Mr. Valentine Ingram had met with a
painful accident by breaking his leg. He
was attended by the resident physbian.
A large number of pack horses left for the
mines yeaterday. A large number of men
also left for the improvement of the road to
the mines.
e * *��� .
The Telegram for fine job printing.
Anniversary  Conoert.
The large audience which assembled in the
Wallace Street Methodist Church to hear
the anniversary concert last evening had
not time to grow impatient before the Rev.
R. R. Maitland, the pastor took the ohair
at 8:20. The programme aa advertissd.Jwas
not airiotly aChered to, some numbers being
omitted, while the many encores insisted on
by the audience caused the curtailing of the
second part considerably, it being 10:30
when the audience joined in singing the
National Anthem. The programme opened
by a well rendered chorus by the church
choir, followed by a solo from Mrs. Wads-
worth. Mr. Gus Bate ia a special favorite
with a Nanaimo audience, and his rendering
of "The old organ Loft" called forth an
enthusiastic encore. Mrs. Leightone solo,
"Heart b," waa especially good, and she responded to an en core. TheorgansolobyMrs.Dr
McKechnie was a revelation to the music-
loving people assembled. One would imagine she made it into a speaking pipe organ
in her rendition of "The Pilgrims Song of
Hope." An interesting ten-minute address
by Rev. F. D. McLaren of Vancouver, on
"Manhood" brought the first part of the
programme to a close.
Part second opened with a selection on
the piano by Misa Roe, which was encored.
A solo by Mr. Johnson and recitation by
Mibb R. Tanner were well received. Mra.
Davidson's aolo "Sweet Spirit Hear My
Prayer," was given with great pathos, and
she responded to an i ucore. Another organ
boIo by Mrs. McKechnie was even better
received by the audience than her first and
enthusiastically encored. "Only a Tangle
of Oolden Hair," solo by Mrs. Leighton,was
the last number rendered, and called forth
an encore from the audience, but she did
cot respond,owing to the lateness of the hour.
Altogether the concert was a most unqualified success, and the proceeds amounted  to
1120.
 ��. 1
Cannibalism Amongst Auctioneers.
Unlike some auctioneers doing business in
thia country we do not undertake to buy or
sell your "whole contents" as we have not a
sauBage machine on the premises, but if you
wish to Bell your Furniture, Merchandise,
etc., we will give you the best terms possible
to obtain anywhere. Call and see us.
H. Forester & Co ,
City Auction Rooms,
13.11 it Bastion Street.
 ���	
HOTEL ARRIVALS.
WiNiwoit House.���Geo. D. Scott, N. Mo-
Dougall, Vancouver; H. Mitchell, W. P.
Jayue Duncan, W. H. Lomas, Col. Baker,
Victoria; Thos. Henneaey, W. Thompson,
W. F. Ettridge, W. Seiroult and wiie, A.
E. Reeve, Alberni; Miss Stanley, J. B.
Rickaby, C. A. Steele, Victoria; Dr. Wal-
kem, city: W. Armstrong, Alberni.
Hotel Wilson.���P. F. Packerd, A. J.
Quintard, Victoria; J. E. Clifton, Tacoma;
Gerald Fugan, E. and N. R.R., Victoria; C.
E. McKay, Brockville; Thomas Allice, Victoria; M. Hamburger, Wellington, H.
Keightley, New Westminster; Geo. D.
Travis, James Fleming, Miss Blackburn,
Vancouver; Henry Burr, J. B. Burr, Lad-
ner'e; W. F. Wilson, Vancouver.
From Vancouver.
The Steamer Cutch, Newcombe, master,
arrived last evening from Vancouvei w ith
the following passengers���
J. B. Burr, H. Burr, A. Mayne, W. E.
Madill, W. R. Madill, J. Fitspalrick, Mrs.
Tovoy, R. Shortreed, Mrs. Shortreed, K.
M. Sutherland, Geo. Sutherland, MiaB M.
Blackburn, J. Wignaw, J. Grey, A. Au-
cittit, M. Sayerc, E. Reeve, MiBsM. Reeve,
C. F. B. Spencer.
Consignees���G. Bevilockway, A. R. J. k
Co., Oppenheimer Bros., Standard Oil Co.,
E. Cook k Co., Orr k Rendell, J. A. Caldwell, W. M. Langton, Mra. M. N. Jenninga
W. Jones & Co., J. J. Sampson, T. T. Bur-
tett, Sloan & Scott, Western Milling Co.,
A. Cook, J. W. Mellor, W. Leek, N. E. P.
Ry., McDowell & Tudhope, Dr. MacLeod,
J. B. Holmes, McPhee & Moore, Duncan
Bros., J. McKim k Son, J. Mason, L. Man-
son, W. T. Heddle * Co.
Steamer City of Nanaimo, Captain Rogera
arrived last evening with th* following passengers:���
Messrs. Standford, Pyatt, Young, Wileon,
Knightly, Poweeer, Carter, Vaughan,
Burns, Crass, Lord, Gilchrist and Miss Man-
son,���also aix Chinamen.
Consignees-���J. McKim, L. Manson, N. E.
P. S. Hull Bros., J. A. Thompson, W.
Joneaft Co., R. Kilpatrick, D. A. Smith,
A. R. Johnaton k Co., Yiok Chung, McPhie
and More, M. Whitney k Son, McDonald k
Bruce, J. B. Holmes, J. Stanford, Geo.
Bevilockway, P. Hardy, J. Parkin, Hirst
Bros., W. M. Langton, Geo. Casaidy, J.
Young, McMillan k Co.
-w-^isrTiEJD
FOR -  CASH!!
Furniture & Stoves
OF EVERY DESCRIPTION.
If you are thinking of leaving the Town
apply to us and we will buy or sell
the whole of your etl'ects.
DON'T FORGET THE PLACE
NANAIMO AUCTION BOOMS,
CHAS. DEMPSTER,
8116m Auctioneer.
A.
:  :  :  LIST OF  :   :   :
NEW   PERFUMES
Lilac Blossom,
White Heliotrope,
Sweet Pea,
Italian Clover,
White Rose, (Special)
White Hayclnthe,
Corlme Bouquet,
Violet,
Easter Lily,
Cleopatra,
Musk,
Jooky Club.
Lily ot the Valley.
Ylanfj Ylann, etc.
Call and pet Samples Free
At CRESCENT PHARMACY,
26 Victoria Crescent.
811 12m NANAIMO, B. C.
Nanaimo .   .   .
Restaurant
In connection
with
NANAIMO   HOTEL
Open Day and Night
Wnlte Labor Only Employed
Native and Olympian
:  :   : OYSTERS
In Any Style
The only Restaurant In town that puts up
MEALS AT 25 CENTS
Anil Upward! at all hours ot the day and night
li-ll-tf.
N. E. P. SOCIETY, LTD.
MANAGER     WANTED    FOR    THE
BUTCHERING DEPARTMENT
Applicants must state experience and salary re*
quired, and appli' ation-s must be sent in hod Inter
than boon on the 18th insfc.
Further particulars of the situation can be obtained
from the undersigned.
By order,
9-11-td GEO. HOLDNALL, Seoretary
Notice to Users of Electric Lights
-All bills must be paid on or before the 20th of each month to
the undersigned, or to W. K.
Leighton, who is authorized to
collect the same.
C. H. STICKLES,
8-11-12111 Manaqku.
THE SUN
Life Assurance Co'y
OP   CANADA
New Insurance, 1892���
$8,566,457.10
Surplus over Liabilities
$307,428.77
Gives  the Best Contract  and
Loans Money on Policy
after two years
Call and see the Special Agent���
L. W. FAUQUIER
Hotel Wilson, NANAIMO, B.C.
8-11-tf
The CRESCENT HOTEL
VICTORIA   CRESCENT.
JAS. BENNETT,  - Proprietor
mtlE BOARDING AND LODGING DEl'ART-
1 ments are unsurpasHCil by any in the City, and
will aeooiiiiiiodiite a large number of nuests. Ihe
Bar i�� supplied with the Fluent Brands of WineB,
Liquors ar.il rignm in tlio market.
Only White Help Employed.
i<-il 18m
Government Auction Sale
LOCAL AND PROVINCIAL AUCTIONEERS
Are Instructed by the Superintendent of Police,
Victoria, B.C., for the Provincial Government to
offer for sale by public auction on
Thursday Afternoon, Nov. 16
AT 2 O'CLOCK, SHARP,
TheSteamer'INA'
Built only this year by Mr. James 8. Doherty of>
Vancouver, B.U. Length 40 ft.. Width 8 ft. Depth-
.IJ ft. Compound Steeple KngineB, 4x0 and (Sxtf,
made by Messrs. John Doty & Co., Toronto, Ont.
Registered To mi aire 0 tnr.a.
This boat will he told as she now ties at Messrs.
Johnston & Co.'s wharf (fully equipped and ready for
immediate use) to the highest bidder WITHOUT
RKSEKVE.
For any further particulars apply to
CHAS. DEMPSTER,
TERMS CASH. 8-ll-10t Auctioneer.
We have them now, Yes,
A full stock of the
LATEST IMPROVED TRUSSES
Air and Water Pad,
Elastic and Spring.
t   AND FOR SPONGES   :   :
We hare the Largest Line  In the City.
COMPOUNDING PRESCRIPTIONS OUR
SPECIALTY.
Use our Balsamic Elixir
For Coughs and Colds.
81112m E. PIMBURY & Co.
John PARKIN
:   DEALER IN   :
���r- PROVISIONS
ETC.,      ETC.,     ETC.
No. 26 Commercial Street
NANAIMO, B. C. 8-11 nm
���������
+   ^   +
this  s:p-a.c:e
BELONGS   TO
THE WEST END
THE-
NEW
WATCH
DRY GOODS STORE
IT   .... 8-ll-6m
+  ^^
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G. A. MeBain & Co.
(ESTABLISHED   1888)
Real Estate Brokers
Conveyancers
Notaries Public, etc.
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