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 AND VANCOUVER ISLAND GUARDIAN.
No. 6.3
[QfAilTKIlLY (in advance), 10s.]
VICTORIA, TUESDAY. OCTOBER 25, 1859.
[Yeablt (in advaxce), £1 Cs.}
[Price Is.
£l)C    (Jjllgltsl)    ])VCS5.
Tins week has been a marked  one in France; we
re witnessed a triumph, read nn  Imperial speech.
rd the news of an amnesty.   A million  of persons
c, it is said, visited Paris, to attend  on the entry of
army of Italy, and that army nnd its chief have been
cived with the hearty acclamations of the vast crowd
spectators.    It is wise to be bold on such occasions,
I lin- Emperor has ventured to make the most proin-
nt part of the exhibition a procession of the wounded.
c people of France have seen, as distinctly as it was
sible to put it before them, the price  of suffering
d for the Italian victories.   They were deeply moved,
who would not be?    lint they made their sympathy
|1\ a part of their  homage  to the: occasion.    There
leered ixO-reproach ror all this cost of blood.   The
L'liilicent army of no less than 80,000 men marched
in one end of Paris to the other, the Emperor pre-
,ii it alone, his staff al a marked distance behind
. and nothing was beard or  seen   but the gratula-
B of one part of tlie great national family receiving
other,  returned  from  danger and  illustrated by
here is not a little to think about in such a spectn-
Was it tlie war lust revived in France, and revel-
in the old enjoyment?   Was it tlie announcement
t France craves war as a condition of its greatness,
in the spirit of the Government writer, M. Granier
issognac, hopes for future opportunities of repeat-
ucli scenes?   If so, Europe would have an implac-
,e sore in its very centre, a standing defiance to tlie
nils and threat to the happiness of mankind.    But
do not believe in anything so fatal.    Wc know that
almost animal enthusiasm of to-day is not the con-
ion of the morrow.    It is impossible that those who
capable of thought should not ask tliemselve3 the
stion, what has all this achieved?    What wrong is
nged?   What  right is established?     One  of our
temporaries   insist &   that   the   cry which  was most
rd, and which was reported by its correspondent as
ive la ligne," was in fact l; Vivo 1' Italic."   Any one
tistomed to the French language will know that the
ml would be almost the same in a shout.   If we
believe such a fact or trust in the feeling, France
ws itself, on  this signal  day of triumph, a warlike
ion, indeed, ready for any danger and any endurance,
with a conscience in Its strifes, with an appeal to
.,__ .....    ^i._..i._
( combat Austria.    Appeals are being made to furnish
them with weapons.    One correspondent of the Daily
Xr.ics  offers  £50  as  his  .subscription.    As lovers of
pence and right, wc applaud  the gift.    Now, or never,
freedom must frown down tyranny—strike  it down, if
need lie—or perish itself.    The Conferences at Zurich
languish.    It is said that even on the question of the
frontiers of Loin hardy, and yet more on her assumption
■ of pari of the Austrian debt, the, diplomatists can come
! to no terms.   The truce is prolonged till a peace is set-
' tied.    The contest new on  the pari of the Italians is
1 one of patience and abstinence from all Hint may compromise their cause.    The vile falsehood as to the Rc-
' publican revolution in Parma is utterly exposed, pub-
: liciy denounced by the Mayor of Parma in Paris.    In
'■■ (his eventful and anxious pause, all will rejoice to hear
, that our Government is doing its duty.    We have not
[worked to throw out Lord  Derby for nothing.    "In*
formation has reached me from a good quarter," says
the Times correspondent in  Paris, "that the  British
Government has manifested a very decided opinion on
the subject, and desires that the Italians should lie left
I at liberty to settle their own affairs as best suits them,''
; and that they should not be constrained to receive back
I their runaway Princes.   In this case, it is added, "Na-
' poleon will  find   powerful   support   should   Francis
! Joseph show himself tenacious with respect to tlie con-
i ditions on which he is said to have tho most Btrongly
insisted  at Villafranca."    Here  stays tlie  history of
Europe;   it is  nothing less that we  have  been con
dousing.—London  Weekly Dispatch.
lit for the sanction of battles.
Vhc Emperor's speech justifies such an interpretation
[his own part, lie regrets, it $$ true, to break up
III n machine of mind and body as lie commanded at
ll'orino. Tho ''pride, pomp, and circumstance ofglo-
lis war" cannot be utterly withstood by almost any
jnan being. Tlie English in Paris were ns ardent in
|ir cheers as nny of the French. But Napoleon de-
that his troops are to be allowed to return to
|ir homes in the usual proportion; and ho dismisses
threo hundred chiefs assembled around him, on
lorating them with the medal of Italy, to the nvoca-
ns of peace.    Wc do not dwell upon this as positive
I donee ; wc only know that lie leaves nothing undone
ich the system of his military nation permits to prove
t he prepurcs for other and tranquil achievements.
cannot putliis forces out of the possibility of being
ediiy relumed; that nouid bo to adopt an uurcaili-
s which wo are so constantly deploring as unsafe,
I which it would be, perhaps, more costly to him
| n to us to remedy. But if we compare his conduct
h that of his late antagonist, we find Austria, still
h.some 200,000 men in Italy, avowedly reorganizing
iirniy, nnd preparing, as far as its most bigoted and
jiupetcitt government can find the wit to do it, against
recurrence of such defeats as it has sustained.
Iging Continental nations by their fellows, we could
ask more from France than Napoleon offers. Tho
■ sentence of the speech that can be construed into
Iarning to other Powers, is this: "If France has
e so much for a People who is her friend, what
111tl she not do for her own independence? " If we
to believe that the convention of Villafranca was iu
slightest degree tlie result of expecting a Prussian
y on tho Rhine with the view of d march upon
is, as the German papers had openly advised, that
int could not have been more modestly replied to.
Jo those whom Nnpolc'on rules over, we verily believe
. the words of Beranger are still their oracles, aud
irtainly taught good will between the peoples, and
red for none so much as the rulers that hound them
uutiial destruction.
Jflhc amnesty it is enough to say, that if acted upon
ho full penning of its words, it is a boon to huuinu-
tand a pledge of internal peace.   No one can expect
ccessful contender for absolute power to own him-
in the wrong  before  the rivals  he  has defeated,
[only apology in that case would bo to resign.   The
' *   then, must not be on words, but on facts.   We
I honor the resolve of Louis Blanc in refusing to
|il himself of any such recal from exile. We are
|nd to extol the resolution that awaits a yet further
gtuciit iu events   to come, and trusts  iu the  l'ight-
siiess of its  cause  for  an  unalloyed vindication.
|s is open refusal of peace on any terms j and far,
far lie it from us to limit tlie claims of such right
Iny expediencies. The standard, of public conscience
lot he raised too high ; all the miseries and misfor-
fcs oftho world ensue from leaving il to the cant of
{own convenience. Louis Napoleon lias done his
[oat according to tlie tenure of his power in bidding
pnemlejj come buck to their country. The question
Hiothor the Infamous law which authorises tho dc-
i'tiun to Africa or Cayenne of those who have been
(iiy way politically compromised is unmistakeably
aled. According to the decision of that, tlie am-
y means all or less than nothing; it is a gift or a
, a generous concession or a wretched trap. If,
ed, those who have already been sent to Lambessa
Cayenne return in virtue of it, that, with the abo-
II of the law applied to the suspected, completes
measure, and bids us respect the sincerity of him
devised it.
[It, even beyond this issue, the fate of Italy compels
interest of every man of heart.    Without, the slight-
fxaggeratlon, wc  are now to learn  whether truth,
:i,v, and justice have any part in international poli-
01' whether nil   who  believe in a Providence, and
'dor themselves bound to the first duty to their
iP'vs, should turn away in disgust at the craft, and
e statesmanship to tlie rule of mere hypocrisy and
"y-   Is it to be possible henceforth  to consider
fs other than as the enemies of their kind? We have
■acts before us, but. In the, main they do not provoke
oudency.   It is truo that the  Emperor Napoleon
ars to havo received ,'ho young Duke of Tuscany,
J bade hini remain in Paris to await the course of
Ills.   It is yet moro certain that Ricnsoli, on opening
Uscan Representative Assembly, delivered,   " The
pcror, in frank and benevolent words, gave our del-
»c the assurance of two things—1. Thai, there should
I10 armed intervention ; 2.    And that respect should
laid to  the  expressed legitimate  wishes."     Tlie
f""s of the Centre all desiro union with Piedmont.
1 vote for the continued expulsion of the Dukes is
ininious.    If Austria really understood her own so-
IVi  she. would  further  the  erection   of a potent
.,L 'higdom m  her own bulwark ou that side.
Spates may be the vassals of lhc Emperor that
,l"l them; a true Italy will stand by and for
i.   Th ■        • '
lend
>e people of tiie Duchies, as of the Komagmi,
'-|'»- to their dfms. They could not, perhaps,
■■"Ii Fiance, but they prepare  avowedly to
EXTRAORDINARY TRIAL IN LIVERPOOL,
(Before Mr. Baron  Watson.)
DEPORTATION    OP   CHILIAN   SUHJECTS  IN   A   IIIUTISII   SHU?.
William Lesley was indicted for having, on the 101b
of March last, on the high seas, assaulted and imprisoned, and kept imprisoned for 'M days, Benjamin
Vacuna Mackenua, Angel C'ustodio Gullo, .Manuel Antonio Matta, and Guillelmo Matta.
Mr. Uliss, Q.C., Attorney-General for the County Palatine, and Mr. Aspinwall, were counsel for the prosecution ; Mr. Ovcrend, Q.C., and Mr. Deigliton for the
defendant.
From the statement of the Attorney-General, it appeared" that, the defendant" "was"master ttnd~T/nri=Owrrer
of tlie British ship Louisa Braginton, and In March last,
was with his ship in the Hay ot Valparaiso, in the Republic of Chili. Tlie prosecutors were gentlemen of
good position in their own country, two of thorn being
members of the Houso of Representatives there, and
the other two editors of a newspaper published at Santiago, in Chili. In December last there were some political differences between the Government of Chili and
the inhabitants. A general meeting took place at Santiago on 12th of that month, at which meeting these four
gentlemen were present. The persons attending that
meeting were surrounded by Government troops, and
these four gentlemen, with others, were taken into custody and conveyed to prison. There the four prosecutors remained till the 8th of March, when they were
removed to Valparaiso, and then immediately conveyed
in an armed boat on board defendant's ship, which was
lying about a mile from tho wharf.    The defendant re-
eoivotl tliwi,   iui.1   lout tliiira   into., the cabin.      In three
hours tlie ship sailed, being towed the first 12 miles by
a Chilian wav-steanicr. The crew consisted of 13, Tho
prosecutors remonstrated with the defendant, and desired to be lauded at Ariea. lie refused, and Iold them
he had entered into a contract with the Chilian Government 'o convey tlie four prosecutors to England. There
they were accordingly conveyed nnd allowed to land
at Liverpool on the ship's arrival there on the 15th
June. They immediately had the captain summoned
before tlie stipendiary magistrate, bul that gentleman
very promptly declined to adjudicate on the matter,
nnil bound the defendant over to appear at the assizes.
The prosecutors were treated liko gentlemen, but it
wns evident bad they attempted to escape violence
would have been used towards them.
Mr. Bnrou Watson, al the conclusion of the learned
counsel's address, said that he should not take upon
himself to decide upon the law of the case, and should
reserve that for the Court of Criminal Appeal.
The depositions of Mackenua and of one of the crew
of the vessel wore then read over to uVm, and the fads
therein mentioned again sworn by them lo be true.
The written contract between tho defendant and the
Chilian Government was also put in, by which it appeared that the defendant wns to receive $3,000 (equal
to XUOO) on procuring tlie certificate of the Chilian
Consul in Liverpool that tho prosecutors had been
landed there. The usual passage money would have
been £-10 a piece.
The jury then, under his Lordship's direction, found
the prisoner Guilty, aud he and n surely entered into il
recognizance to appear and receive judgment when
called ou, nftcr the Court of Criminal Appeal should
have decided whether the Indictment was sustainable.
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THE PKICE OF AN OPINION.
In a cold night of November, in tho year 1825, n
man, cnvcicrpcd*iir-it-e!oi\k, rapped at P..e door• fn one
of tho most distinguished advocates of Paris, now
President of the French National Assembly. He wns
quickly shown into the room of tho learned lawyer.
" Sir," said he, placing on tho table a large parcel of
papers, " I am rich ; but the suit that 1ms been Instituted against me to-day will certainly ruin me. At my
ago a fortune is not to be rebuilt, so that the loss of my
suit will condemn me for ever to the most frightful
misery. 1 come to ask the aid of your talents. Here
aro the papers as to the facts ; 1 will, if you please, explain them clearly to you."
The advocate listened attentively to the stranger;
then opened the parcel, examined all the papers it contained, and said, " Sir, the action brought, against you
is founded in justice and morality. Unfortunately, in
spite of the admirable perfection of our codes, law docs
not always accord with justice, nnd here the law is in
Tour"'favor.''"il', therefore, you- rest Strictly upon the
law, and avail yon-self without'exception of all the
points in your favor; if, above, all, these points arc expressed with clearuoss and force, you will infallibly
gain this suit, and nobody can afterwards dispute that
fortune which you fear to lose."
"Nobody in the world," replied tho client, "is so
competent to do this as yourself. An opinion drawn
up to this effect, and signed by you would render me
invulnerable ; I am bold to hope that you will not refuse it to me."
The skilful advocate reflected for somo moments, nnd
taking up again the papers which he had pushed ftway
with an abruptness peculiar to him, said he would
draw up tho opinion, and that it should be finished the
following day at tlie same hour.
The client was punctual to bis appointment. The
advocate presented him with the opinion, and without
taking tlie trouble to reply to the thanks with which
the other overwhelmed him, said to him rudely—" Here
is tho opinion; there is no judge who, after having
seen that, will condemn you.    Give me ,1,000 francs I"
The client, was struck' dumb and motionless with pur-
prise.
" Vou aro as free to keep your money," said the advocate, " ns I am to throw this opinion into the lire."
Ho speaking, he advanced towards tho chimney ; but
he other stopped  him, and  declaring that he would
pay the sum demanded, but that he had only half of it
1 with him.
He drew, in fact, from his pocket-book 1,500 francs
| in bank notes.    The advocate with one hand took the
notes, nnd  with the other threw the opinion into n
drawer.
•' But," said  the client, " I am going, if you please,
| to give you my note for ihe remainder."
I ivant money.    Bring me 1,500 francs more, or you
shall not have one line." v
There was no remedy, nnd the 8,000 francs were
paid : but the client, to revenge himself of being so
pillaged, hastened to circulate the anecdote. It got
into the newspapers, and for a fortnight there was a
deluge of witticisms of all kinds upon the disinterestedness of the ifreat advocato. Those who did not
laugh at il said it was deplorable that a man of such
merit should be tainted with a vice so degrading as
avarice. Bven his friends were moved by it, and some
of them went so far as to remonstrate with him puii-
licly ; bul the only reply he gave wns by shrugging bis
shoulders, and then, as everything is soon forgotten in
Paris, people censed to talk of Iho mutter.
Ten years had passed. One day the judges of the
Supreme Court, in (heir red robes, were descending the
steps of the Palace of Justice, to be present at a public ceremony. All nt once a female darted from the
crowd, threw herself at the feet of the Attorney-
General, seized the end of his robe and pressed it to
her lips. The woman was looked upon as deranged,
and the officers endeavored to drag her away.
"Oh, leave moalone;" she cried, "I recognise him—
it is he, my preserver I Thanks' to him, I have been
able to bring up my large family. Thanks to him, uiy
old nge is happy, 'oh, you do not know me!—One day
—I was very unhappy then—I was advised to bring an
action against a distant relation of my last husband,
who had possessed himself of a rich heritage that
ought to hare coine to my children. Already I had
sold half my goods to begin the action, when one evening I saw n gentleman enter my bouse who said to me
—'Do not. go to law ' reason and morality are for you,
but tho law is against you. Keep tho little you have,
and add to it these 3,000 francs, which arc truly yours.'
1 remained speechless with surpisc. When I would
have spoken and thanked him, ho had disappeared ;
i but the bag of money was there upon my table, and
the countenance of that generous limn was engraved
upon my heart never to be erased. Well, this man—
this preserver of my family,—is here) Let me thank
him before God and before men."
The court had Stopped. The Attorney-General appeared moved, but conquering his emotion, he said:—
''Take away this good woman, and take care that no
harm comes'to her. I don't think sho is quite right in
her mind." He was mistaken ; the poor woman was
not mad—only she remembered and Ml Dupin had for*
gotten.—Mirror of the Timet.
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AVe take the following interesting extract from the
Times for California, of 30th August last : —
Tin: Mad Stoxk.—Wc condense the following from
the Linn county (Iowa) Register:—" The Rev. Mr.
Cleghorn, of Cowcr's Ferry, Cedar county, had one of
his sons bitten by a mad dog on the 2d inst., and also
4k« *»»«»» mP«. I,i»;.i. the imy \yjv5 ridiiiij, at the liiue.
having seen tho account which was published iitew
days ago of the " mad stone" in the possession of Mr.
Evans, of Paris, in this county, he immediately started
thither with his boy and horec. The stone wns soaked
in warm milk and water, and then applied to the wound.
It adhered with great tenacity—so much so as to cause
intense pain for a few minutes. After a short time it
seemed to fill itself nnd dropped off After being submerged in the milk and water again—during which a
green, offensive scum would arise from tho stone—it
was again applied. After the fourth time it would not
adhere any more and Mr. Evit'i? prpjltMinned him (
cured. It was then applied lo the wound ou the horse,
to which it adhered three times only. To make sure of
the matter, however, Mr. 0. remained over night, and
tried it again in the morning, but it would have no effect on either the boy or the horse. It seems to bo a
fact well attested that this stone will not adhere to any
wound not made by a rabid animal, and if so, must
confound the wisdom of the most philosophical."
ave the advantage of mo."—-'Yes," retorts Jones, " I
s'posc so j everybody has that's got common sense."
Smith looked unhappy.
A young gentleman, in describing the effect of his
first waltz, said he thought he was going to heaven on
a hand of music. For fifteen minutes he appeared lo
be swimming in n sea of rose leaves, with a blue angel.
This soon changed, be says, to a delirium of peacock
feathers, in which his brains got so mixed up with low-
necked frocks, musk, and melody, that he has fed on
links ever since.
LIST OF LETTERS,
called for from 1st
Allen, Oh** *W
received at the Post-office un-
Oct. 1859 :—
Anderson, Benjamin M
Agnssv, Lewis (2)
B
Hanfield, W E
Bagnell. Mons
Beck. William
Bernasconi, Augclo
C
Oarallo, [Metro
Charity, C H
Cameron, John
Ohotean, Francis
Chidurk. Chns
Clarke, W F
Creen. Dr
D
Davidson. Miss Adeline       Dowson, Kev Richard
Dherborncz, Rev Father      Downio, Major AVin
At tuk Court at Osborne House,
Isle op Wight, the 21)tii Day op
July, 1859:
)
PRESENT;
The (^teen's Most Excellent Majesty.
11 in [loyal II ighoess the Prince Consort.
Lord President.        Lord John RuMeH.
Puke of Somerset.   Lord Chamberlain.
Lord Steward. Sir George Grey, Bart.
Earl of Rlgin.
Bnnislrcc, Alick
Buswell, Hiram
Barred, Georgo
Crawford, James
Cawelh, Joseph,
Cooness, Stacy
Crane, A S
Craig. Albert
Corbett, Daniel
Davis, Walter M
Finney, James
Guadagnl, Torello
Gentir, Chns
Gordon, David
Ilandcock, Mrs H M
Ilayill, Montague
Howe, Horace
Holbrook, Henry
Hittlcbrand, Philip
Johnson, R II
Jackson, Jeremiah
.loncs, Herbert C (2)
Jones, John Q (2)
Kaufman, D
Lyne, William
Lelaire, Mons
Discovery op an Island.—The Now Bedford Mercury
leurns by a private letter that Captain Robert D. Eld-
ridge, of the bark Amazon, of Fairhaven, has discovered nn island in the Pacific Ocean, several hundred
miles from any laud laid down on the charts. The letter was dated at sea, Jan. Hi, 1859, and in it Captain
Eldridgo says of the island:—"It is iu lat. 0° 45' north,
and long. 170° 35' west, very low and dangerous, and
is, I expect, the lust resting place of tho crow of somo
of the ships which have been missed in years gone by.
I ran along the lee side within pistol-shot of the beach,
but it was too rough to land j and after convincing
myself that there wero no living people upon the island
squared away again. On tho highest part of the Island
is a IlOUSO, apparently built from pieces of n wreck, with
n llag-sliill' nt ouo end, from which still dangled the
lial-ynrd block. Near the houso were several little
hummocks, each with a tall, upright stone upon it,
evidently tlie graves of tho poor fellows who had escaped from tho wreck of their vossol, and died on this
dreary Spot, whore perhaps they had spoilt months in
vainly looking for a passing sail to reliovo thorn from
their weary prison."
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On the occasion of a recent storm in Now Brunswick,
a telegraphic despatch was received at Charlottetown,
giving notice of tho storm twenty minutes before it
burst upon the town,   What has not science achieved ?
Dariftiea.
More persons fall out concerning the rond to heaven
than ever got to the end of their journey.
Young ladies educated to despise mankind, genemlly
finish their studies by running away with liirfUoTmnn;
An old gentleman,, being asked what ho wished for
dinner, replied, "An appetite, good company, something to cat, and a napkin I"
Din:',.—a strange old custom, according to which
men suffering from inflammation attompt to euro
themselves by bleeding somebody else.
Sank Fltoio.—When Lieut. O'Brien was blown up in
tlie Edgar, and thrown on board tho Admiral nil black
and wet, ho said to the commander, with pleasantry,
" I hope, sir, you will excuse my dirty appearance, for
Mnk. William
McDotlgle, John
Mngce, Mrs Susan
Mallandine, Edward (2)
Mngce, Michael
Mcldrun, Thos (3)
Nourvon, Mons II
Nngle, J 11
Powers, R
Pimm, J (2)
Robson, John
Dugan, William
Derrheue. Dr
E
Emcrv, John S
F
French, James
G
Glasco, Mrs Mary
Gillette, Edward O
Gomband, Henry
Gri/.ard, F
II
Hume, John
Ibmney, Anton.
Harding, George
Hnrtcr. Mrs P.hoda
Hyde, Mr
Hooper, John
J
Johns, R II
Jennings, J G
Johnson, Wm 0
Judson, Sydney
Jackson, J G
k
Kirkwood, James
Knight, Capt J S
L
Lamastcr, Milton F
Lisset, Pierre
Lee, Quong
M
m •SITjwt.) KUVTO1
Mnghii***' George
MeCollcm, Robert
Merrill, F A
Maynnrd, Richard
Mycr, Henry
N
Naunton, Geo
Nnylor, Wm B
Oughton, Mrs M
Pollock, Robt J
Purdie, James
Roberts, Wm
S
Snicaton, Mr Savigncy, II P
Shcppard, J L Smith, John 0
Scott, Samuel Smith, William K
Stevens, John A Spots, Fieldin
Staples, E U Shaw, Thos B
Schreibcr, AVilfred
T
Thomson, C W K Tnih, John
Trelvar, Thomas Tach, Mrs Heste
Thompson, William
W
AVilliston k Bartlctt,
Williams, J G
Whitton k Co
Wells, Oliver
Wight, Geo J
AVillinms, C II
Waters, Hugh
Watson, J R
Zolncr, Wra
LIST OF REGISTERED LETTERS remaining in tho
P. t). uncalled for to date :—
George Coxon. It llolbrookl
O W it Thomson (!t) Geo Harrison.
Capt Henry Mans. Mrs M Woobrrnve,
W. DRISCOLL GOSSET,
Acting Post Master General.
Oct. 13, 1850.
ALMANAC.
On 1st January, 18G0.
Will   be   Published,
TIIE VANCOUVER ISLAND AND BRITISH
COLUMBIA ALMANAC.
CIONTAINING authentic information upon every sub-
' ject connected with these colonies, and a complete
official, professional, and Business Directory—with the
salaries of all Government officials, kc, kc
Professit.nii,'Kins-Business- Gentlemen, are particularly recpiested to furnish the undersigned with sash-
information respecting their names, places of business,
&c.,as may be in tiieir power, at the office of the "New
Westminster Times."
E. HAMMOND KING.
NOTI C E ,
I HAVE this day sold all my right, title, and interest
iu the late Copartnership of Cafiion k Habter to
-....,. -   ,   -.-,--, . Gabribi, Gilt  Caimion, who will satisfy all claims
I left the ship in so groat a hurry that I hud not time to    neajuts the firm, and receive payment of debts due to
change my dress*	
A disappointed old bachelor says it m«kes little difference whether a man commits suicide or matrimony.
In one case he loses ,his life, and in the other his influence.
To keep eggs from spoiling cat them while thoy are
fresh.    We have tried all kinds of methods, but this
we think is tlie  only one  to be relied OS " in  any fill
mate."
'• flow are you, Smith ?'.' sftys J-.mos. Smith pretend0
j'.   to know him, and replies, hesitatingly—" SUy'yo't
them, j^^^^^^^^^
JOHN COPLAND,
Witness.
HENRY HARTER.
lm
mENDERS are invited for BILLS in sums not loss
■i- limn £250. drawn on the LORDS COMMISSIONERS
of Her Majesty's Treasury, London.
W. DRISCOLL GOSSET,
Treasurer.
September t-th. 1S5!).
my* W HRHAfl, tfco Gownw x>€ Her Mafe*
»'» tv'H Island of Viincotiver, with the
Council ami A8B0mbr/ of the mud Inland, did
in the month of August, 1858, pass threo
Acts, which have heon transmitted, entitled
as follows, namely:
No. 4. "An Act to amend the Law relating-
to the licensing of Inns, i'ublie and Beer
Souses."
No. 5. « Bill of Supply."
No. 0. " An Act I o amend the Law relating
to inns and Heer Houses."
And whereas the said Acts have been laid
before Her Majesty in Council, together with
a letter to the Lord President of the Council
from the Most Noble the Duke of Newcastle,
one of Her Majesty's principal Secretaries of
State, recommending that tho said Acts
should be left to their operation ■ Her Majesty was thereupon this day, pleased by and
with tho advice of her Privy Council, to approve tho said recommendation. Whereof,
the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, or Commander-in-Chief, for tho time being of Her
Majesty's Island of Vancouver, and all other
persons whom it may concern, aro to take
notice, and govern themselves accordingly.
Signed' " WM; L. BATHURS'T.
•■tary.
Colonial SicBBTARt's Okkice,
Victorin, Vancouver Islaud, Sept. 2G, 1859.
The entrance to tho Frascr River having been re-
bnoyed, the accompanying « Notico lo Mariners," which
has  been furnished to  the  Government by  Captain
Richards, of Her Majesty's Surveying Ship " Plumper,"
is herewith published for general information.
By Command,
William A. G. Yoon,
Acting Colonial!
NOTICE TO MARINERS.
milE Entrance to the Frascr River has been re-Wc^'ed.
■*■  All the buoys are placed on the Northern or Port
ido of the Channel in entering, with the exception of
-~.   rt> P.- °' III,  Bilnil   U«„,l    °     . '
iv-Tlie fpllowing table points out the position, and
gives tho description of each buoy:—
ov south sand hb.vd,
A spar buoy moored in ii foot nt tow Water. The
spar   painted   white   nnd black in   horizontal
bunds, surmounted by n ball of the same colors
also, in horizontal bands.
ON   NOIITII  SAND   HEAD,
A spar buoy moored in i 1 feet.   vSpar black and
while, in vertical lines,  surmounted by a .ball
[ painted in tho,snni6 manner.
( ON   NORTH   SIDE  OP TIIE   CltANNBL,
3 ■! A spar buoy moored in 9 feet.   Spar black nnd
(whito horizontally.   11 "' ;ed.
f A spar buoy moored    i 12 feet.   Spar, white
4-! mid black  bands horizontally, surmounted by d
( white diamond, and marked i.
r r A spar buoy moored in 12 feet.   Spar, white sur*
J \ mounted by a black diamond, marked 2.
. ( A spur buoy moored In  11   feet;   Spar, whit*
\ surmounted by a red diamond, marked 3.
f A spar buoy moored in 11 feet.   Spai1, wWtej
t J surmounted by a crescent red and black, m«r-
( ked 4.
„ f A spar buoy moored in 12  feet.   Spat-, whltft
\ nnd black vertically, crescent red, marketl B.
On entering the River, the Sand Head buoys should
not bo approached within half a mile, until the passage
between them is brought to bear N £ K, when a vessel may steer in, mid channel, or pass the North Sand
lli'ini buoy and the lir.sl one inside it, from a cable to a
cable and a hairs length.
The remaining five buoys on the North sido of the
channel may bo passed from half a cable to a cable's
length, keeping them on the port hand in entering. Af-
terjmssiiig the inner buoy, n straight courso mny be
t d'.itcy Poi'tt'..
It must be remembered that the ebb tide sets to thd
southward, over the Roberts bank, and tho flood to the
northward, over the Sturgeon bank.
By attention to these directions, a vessel drawing
from 15 to 111 feet water, may enter the Fraser with
safety, at half-tide.
Tho buoys assume a leaning position, varying from
nn nngle of 35 " to 80 °, according to the state of the
tide and wind, and can be plainly seen from a vessel's
deck nt a distance of three miles iu clear weather.
Vessels bound for the River and coming through the
' Plumper Pass,' should steer N. N. W. as soon as they
enter the strait of Georgia.   This course leads di'.-oct
for the Sand Heads eleven miles distant, some sligh
Allowance being of courso made for the tide, which
runs from 1 to 2 knots in the strait, anu iriorc as tlie
entranco of the River is approached.
Vessels from the Southward, passing Robert's Point,
must avoid the Robert's bank, which is very steep to:
by not bringing the low part of this point to the Southward of East, Ihe bank will be cleared.
GEO. HEMRY RICHARDS
.    . Captain H. M. Surveying Ship " Plumper.
September 21th, 1859.
VANCOUVER ISLAND COLONY.
NOTICE  OP  PUBLIC  WOBK8.
Lund Office, Victoria, \
August 2'llu, 1S59.  /
TENDERS in writing, will bo received at this cftlce
for the erection of the whole or portion of either
cr both of TWO LIGHTHOUSES, to he erected--one
on Flsguard Rock, in Esquimalt Harbor, and tho other
on Rhco Rock.    Blasting required.
Plans and Specittcatitms at the Laud Office.
The lowest or .mv Tender not ncceii'dsrVly »cc.»r.
JOSEPH D. PBttBERTO
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his support to any such illiberal, unchristian, and anti-
English doctrine, as that which prevails in tlie United
States, with respect to the colored race.
T HE Sa X JUAN OCC UPAT'ION.
We have so frequently stated our conviction that the
enlightened portion of the American people, and the
Government of the United States would repudiate Gen.
Harney's hasty proceedings in tlie occupation of San
Juan, that the announcement brought to us this day of
the arrival of General Scott, specially appointed by the
Federal Government as Commissioner 't0"1Mirg"thisun-
fortunnte affair to a speedy conclusion, does not by any
means surprise us—nnd wc heartily welcome the able
and distinguished General, feeling convinced that his
known goud sense and honorable character is the best
guarantee that we could receive of the earnsst desire of
he American poop!
n a peaceful, honorable and final adjustment of this
totally unnecessary misunderstanding.
THE  PAPEELING'S  ENGLISH.
Our diminutive cotemporary tho Victoria Guze/te,
with thnl rhnraetorUllo forwardness usually found ill
the youthful members of all species, attompts to teach
us English history, and to instruct us on other points
upon which wo are lamentably deficient, The Editor i
sticks to his chronological blunder respecting the Irish
ent of the present dispute must
idl
as meaning the whole body of water which separates
Vancouver's Island from the continent, that interpretation would give the island lately occupied by Gen.
Harney to the British, as it lies nearer to the British
shore than to ours. Tlie contrary representation lias,
indeed, been made, and the island claimed on that
ground for us. But this, though it be true of some of
the islands of tlie llaro group or archipelago, of which
San Juan is one, docs not appear to he the case with
that particular island. Our claim to it rests upon the
ground thai, in common with the whole group to
which it belongs, it lies on the continental side of the
main ship channel, by which vessels enter the Gulf of
Georgia, it being insisted on our side that the word
channel in the treaty is to be understood in this restricted sense. It will be recollected that Secretary
Matey, four years ago. said that the title ought to bo
settled before either parly should exclude the other by-
force or undertake the exercise of complete aud exclusive sovoreign rights within the disputed points. This
was the substnni i it' bis letter to Mr. Crninpton, at that
time jcprcsenting her .Vajcsty's Government, and to
which much importance is now- attached. From all
Hint can be ascertained iu well-informed circles, it is
reasonable to infer that no serious difficulties are likely
to result between tho two countries. Col. Hawkins of
the British army, yesterday brought dispatches concerning the Sun Juan dispute, tu ihe British Legation,
and then left for New York, to lake pnssugo for England, with dispatches from Gov. Douglas, to Her
Majesty's Government, on the same subject.—.V.
Tribune.
instigate nny hostilities, which from the influence hi
has amongst the Indians, he could well do, and ilc H
sured me, he would do so, to the best of his ability
should he hear of any probability of an outbreak, (j,'
l sight Of the j „,v tour across from the Pavilion, to Kamloops, anj
8 of now i down the Thompson River, I found the Indians ever,.
where very friendly disposed, and do not think there*,
ie anna
ble ones, so dense and rich istliemass'Oi vegetation, and consequently the soil that produces it.   About 14 miles Irom tho mouth, a
bend of the river brings you it
capital, to be  ruinous in th
cities and hardy speculators.
il may occur to you here, 	
aro approaching is a Port ol'Entry, to inquire I guud'en rising, and at the same time told thechie&t*,
'tin. dentil of water    and VOU Hud it sufficient ; tell their different tribes not-to molest the miners.
to admit of the entrance of ships of consider- |    Together with this report, I beg; to enclose a Quartet).
to .till   It oi  iiiu       ii. J    mi.„    ;+       f    Report  of transactions  of my District,  nnd a roue.
able dimensions  and  tonnage,    iho site oi , ^l^ of ^ minc_ am] traU_ on the _ivcr_ •»
laruy speciuiituiB. I any probability of an outbreak, although I warned th,
ccur to yon here,_ as the city vou j d[fferent minera to be on their guard in case 0f _,_
>coplc to cooperate with  our authorities I which  much  importance is  now  attachoi
iln
VC
in
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famine having occurred in 18-13, 184G, and having
been llie main cause of Ihe Rcpeni of the Corn Laws!
When younger men. than we take ihe worthy editor to
be, have a perfect recollection of the Irish famine
having occurred in 18-17-48, and of the Repeal of the
corn laws in L84G, wc deem il unnecessary to refer to
nny work upon the subject, bul we mag bo mistaken in
the age of lhc editor, and the recent continual iiil'an-
,  , tine attempts on His part, gives u< soino ground for the
AULNTS OF  l'Hh MEW WEolWII.N STr'lt  ll.iILb. | sul,1)0sitio lt  .,„ ltMlJf |J0 m,„v m his infancy than
wo had previously supposed;  wo  therefore, box him
nillTISII   COLUMIIIA.
F. Herring, New Westminster.
S. T. Tilley, Fori Hope.
D. W. Higgins, Fort Vale.
Goxon & Co., Port Douglas.
&j)c ftth) Mcstiwustcr (Mines.
VICTORIA,  TUESDAY,  OCTOBER
Napoleon attributed his greatest feats of
victory to his marches; society does not disregard the turn of an instep, o-r ignore tlie con- ,  ssimniv l01
siderationwhetheraclamo isbiencliausseeovtiie""j~give tjrc-r'sliowin
reverse.    Ciesar, tlie prince of Colonists, had ! culTOlt> t0 ''"'■
feet when he made
.dheriup
POLICE COURT.—WEDNESDAY.
TIIK   QUKKN   AIIAIXST   OEORUE   IM'NTKIl   CA11Y.
Soon after the arrival of the Eliza Anderson, on
Wednesday last, the Superintendent of Police met Mr,
Cary in Yates street, and informed him that a warrant
had been issued against him for using offensive expressions towards l>. Babiugton Ring, calculated to en-ate
ll breach of the peace. Mr. Cary accompanied theoiliccr
to tho Police Court, and upon appearing before Mr.
Pemberton, he admitted having received a message
from Mr. Ring, to which he replied "lie had better
come and punch my head," or words to thai effect.
refusing to enter into recognizance, and while his
initial was being made out, he applied for u post!
nieut lit'Ihe case for a day. on  th
III'!'
I Ml
III-
lie-
round  that he had
not to   commit  himself any deeper,  by
such statements us our correspondent  " flritisher,
hided to in our last is.sue._ Our correspondent or the JHst ftrrive(1 ,,,„„ n journey. This application was
'•critical ignoramus was right about he Irish famine. ^..mU.tl Tho uext da,. Thursday, Mr. Gary appeared
Ilc was again right about the repeal ot the corn laws— ; ,lt t|)L, onr '
and according to Johnson a.,,1 Maunder, I think that j ' Joh|1 B' lo Superintendent of Police, being sworn,
notwithstanding "all the assertions of all the Jenkin- j gtated thlU* h'L, |uil reagon ,„ beliovc „,.„ M|, Q ,]n(j
son s^ to the contrary, the correct meaning o the word , ro(.oivcd a chnllcuge to fight from D. Babiugton 'Ring,
date is,-" Date, tlie time at which any event happened, j who UftU charged Ml, 0ftrv wit|, havillg „3cd „m.,ish (,
Data' Th^Ltt wliiTh^rTavsnt hannened   or   expressions to him.   Therefore he apprehended a breach I tive interest only  in   New Westminster: you
ii       -      , ot the peace.   Ctoss-c.xainiucd by Mi. Caiy. may then congratulate yotu-self on holding in
"Ihe   reason which  indii.'ed me in   believe you  had •        ',., •     , , .
received a challenge, was that I heaiv '      '   "    reahtv as mttnv tons ol   thousands as vou do
New Westminster is a line bond of the river
about two miles in the diameter of the arc, j
the ground rises for 1 OU feet abruptly from
the water, and thence slopes imperceptibly I
backwards for an indefinite space for Ihe site
of a largo town. 1 can unhesitatingly pro-
nounce it to bo one of tho finest 1 ever saw*. \
It is tive miles by land from the side deep sea
anchorage of Burrard's Inlet. It is well supplied with water—itisapproachodby asplcn-
1 river, easily ontered and navigable for
isels of large dimensions, and nearly a mile
breadth at the City of New Wostminstor.
lt is surrouuded by elements of wealth in
agricultural and grazing land, fishories, timber, good prospects of coal, and many othor
minor advantages which do nol strike the
observer at once, and which are too numerous
to men'inn in a briof rcviow of this description. I cannot however felicitate the owners
of town lo!-* al the present moment on their j
prospects. If thoy looked for an immediate
return in laying out their funds in town lots,
I need not tell them they have been mistaken,
and grievously so, too, for a more wretched !
prospeel than New Westminster offers now
could scarcely bo conceived a collection of a
few wretched wooden tenements, reared
amidst a bewildering ruin of gigantic timber,
charred and weird. The Government buildings alone have any claim to respectability, ;
and look down in evident pity on their straggling neighbors. Verily, you havo met tho
fate of all speculators, you havo ventured
your money on such a hazardous cast of the
die, expecting present returns; far different if
the Colony succeeds and you  have a prospec
Prusting my visit round the District, and endeavor] I
to maintain a peaceable understanding with the Indian, J
may meet the approbation of His Excellency,
I have the honor to be, .Sir,
Your obedient servant,
(signed)        HENRY M. BALL, J. p.,
Assistant Gold Commissioner,
To the Colonial Si.ciii-:taiiv,
British Columbia.
or.um-ULV OUTLINE   UEPOttT OF  TIIU  LYTTON   distbictJ
|.'l)ll S.Kl'TKMllKII QUARTER,
Licenses
-Mining .
Trading.
" Liquors.
Sale of Lands	
Ground Rents	
Miscellaneous	
fines and Costs....
Total	
Expenditure...
July.
£   s.   I).I
50    0    0
-IH     I)     Oi
23    ii    -I
August.
X s. i).
45 0 0
21 0 0
20    0    (i
1
In
0
,"l"l
17
8
4
ll
0
00    0
12  1-1
1H2   II     0 158   11
103  14 11 115    8
evonue   and    ex- \ j   11    0 11
penditur j i   (under)
43    r>    4
(over)
No. Police Constables,
Cases	
••   Imprisonments	
Average No. Miners...
•• liars   worked
ii    Wages per diem
'•   Price Prov. 1001b
Nn. of Public Houses.
"     Stores	
No. of Cattle imported
letter written.  A fruit.—Maunder.
After this, perhaps our able  friend will give   us an
essay to prove that .San Juan or Pugct Sound is lime.
Again, as to the word  " stem" we  are told that in
the primary acceptation of Hie word to stem a current,
s simply to progress against it."  Johnson and Maunder
definition
onsequcnt
: ---Mel:!,
v to stem
to  o
and
ipo.se jt.
llop are
synonimous term
Our   cotcmporar.v
bis eye upon his men's
roads, and historians lay stress upon pious
pilgrimages in   bare soles.    Il,  is excusable,
therefore,  if we observe  that  the public of
Victoria has gone into boots.    Trivial as this
may seem to readers in the older countries, il |     Rumor.—Wo are informed that the Right Rev. tlie
will be admitted that (lie remark carries witli | Lord Bishop, of British Columbia, may be expected
it here an epitome of  many  social  wants of I a^E by this or tho next steamer.
must now "cave,'' unless he
wishes to be considered as qualified for that lunatic
asylum for which our correspondent "Britisher," informs us, ho has already been the cause of preparing so
many, ho will not continue to expose his ignorance up-
):i  English history,and tlie English language.
believe you had
.Mr. RillR admit
iii court having sent yon one' i hundreds now.    With regard, however, tothis,
Horace Smith, on being sworn, proved that Mr. Cary j my promise of the future success of the Col-
had  admitted   ill  court  that  he  had received a hostile j 01IV, it  is   lhc   subject    matter of  mv  present
Whence imported....
Prevailing wind,	
Average temperature..
Fall of rain, inches	
A V e r a g 0    l'U t 0   Of
Freight, per 100 lbs.
From	
•i
a
250
30
£1
£0
3
11
50
no mean character.    Wo learn in it, that with
the exception of a few places-, the streets of
Victoria are quagmires, and her country roads
but sloutrhs. fcbrQUEh /which nothyia human
can,  even  with modified discomfort, wade,
save the extremities be cased in "prunella"
up to the knee.    There is a moral in every
variety of defence with which the community
have  attired  1 heir lower ,nian,  which  the
Lands and Works Ollice of this Colony would
do well to lay to heart; apathy, bungling,
and extravagance are foremost in the suggestive category of ills which all this sudden
appearance of leather and catchouc presents.
Turn where we please, and we witness the
veriest botching conceivable. Take the Esquimalt, the most traveled, as a specimen of
a country road. Por want of the application
of a little ordinary professional senso, although
money- has been lately spent upon this road,
its condition bids fair,alroady, after but a few
showers, to equal the wretched state so much
spoken of last year. Take again the square
at James' Bay, the Govornmont Square, the
approaches to the Govornmont Offices, where
preparations for the winter rains might certainly have been oxpected ; if the public are
expected to run after the Government officers,
and where, considering that so much money
has been literally thrown away on gingerbread disfigurements, mistormed ornament,
the way to the same might have merited some
attention. What is its state'/ almost impassable; and property holders beyond the Square
with some hopes of success might indict, it as
a nuisance, as huge stones, set like traps to
upsel a vebicie or throw a horse, at the end
of the bridge—and clay-pits and sludgyspuces
all the way beyond, until the Temple Inn is
passed. Sow long is the presiding genius
of the Lands and Works Ollice to tax the five
thousand inhabitants of (his town and neighborhood in some eight dollars a bead per
month, the difference between the price of
ordinary shoes and the boots into which we
have all been compelled to rush within tbo
last few days;'—because the money which
might have improved our streets and to a great
extent completed our roads bus been ridiculously frittered away by that functionary
who presides in the Lund Department, upon
a set of ill-devised and unsuitable buildings
at which repairs or re-cobblings have already
commenced. When the Company present
their account for these works, we hope anew
House of Assembly will not fail to deduct the
cost of our shoe leather.
•—■—'—0	
We have received a circular from Rev. W. F. Clarke
and regret extremely that want of space prevents us
from making as lengthy comments upon the subject referred to, in the letters which passed between him and
tho Rev. Matthew Macfie, as it merits, but we cordially
concur in the christian spirit manifested by the former
gentleman, and entirely disapprove of the course of
action towards a highly respectable ami inof'; industrious class of our community, which tlie Rev. Matthew
Macfie, would, it appears, advocate." In the sight of
God, all meu arc eyuals." We commend this to the
notiec of Rev. Matlhcw Macfie, and conclude by ex-
£ ~'iiig our extreme surprise, that n preacher of the
Racks.—The  Victoria  Races  will take place  at 12
o'clock, on Thursday, 27th inst.    The number of horseB
entered, and  the  spirit manifested by  the intending
lompetitors.   eg   far.J.oshgu- that .the Autumn   Race
Heeling ot  ISVJ, will (if the weather ho pronitinuO
c
m
be such a fashionable and large assemblage, that it will
'• astonish the natives."
Ili.ei.Hj Aiussr.—'lade- this heading, we gave
insertion to a statement which at the time we believed
to bo substantially correct; but since then wo have
learned that Mr. Rabson was arrested and fined for
threatening a Police officer in the execution of his duly,
and not upon the charge of committing a nuisance : we
therefore deem it our duty to correct the statement, as
it is the duty of the press and public to uphold the
Police when in the right and opposed in the discharge
of their duty.
Royal Marines,—We find that we were in error in
staling that tlie Royal Marines, who were so conspicuously prompt in their attendance at the recent lire at
Patlriek & Co.'s, were under the command of Captain
Iiazalgette. Captain Magin is the officer who commands
the detachment, and was one ot the foremost in his endeavors to check the progress of the flames.
Dangerous Accident.—On Saturday, '22nd inst,., we
regret to say that a very serious accident happened to
Lieut. Sheepshanks, of II.M.S. Ganges, who, whilst engaged in a game of cricket nt. Colwood, fell on somo
broken glass. The result was a dangerous wound iu
the hand and wrist. Violent hemorrhage took place,
which was stopped witli much difficulty. In the night,
hemorrhage recommenced, and after a consultation of
all the medical officers of Ihe Sipiiulron, it was found
necessary to perforin an operation of a most tedious
and painful nature, with the viow of securing the artery. '
The operation was performed under the. influence of I
chloroform, and lasted about two hours. On Sunday,
we are happy to say, the unfortunate gentleman, though
message from Mr. Ring to which he replied  •• lie had
-better-come and  punch my—hfladr". er words to that
effect.
Tlie following extract from Burns' Justice of the
Peace was then read by the clerk :—■
•- In lhc case of an information laid before a magistrate of a challenge being given, he should forthwith
issue his warrant to-bring the parlies before him, and
require thorn to find sureties to keep the peace."
Mr. Cary:—"Let me read that extract.'' The book
was handed to Mr. Cary, who read the extract without
making any comment upon the passage, but contended
that the evidence was insufficient to warrant his being
called upon to enter into recognizance.
Mr. Pemberton observed that his attention had lmen
called to the quarrel between Messrs. Ring and Cary, ii !
having become a matter of public  notoriety; and he J
alluded to the, fatal effects which resulted lately iu Cali- [
foruia upon a similar occasion, owing to the lax manner \
in which the laws in that country were administered.
One of the parties  in  the present   instance  had  been
omi^tii to cuter 1">«j  iccognixanco to  Keep me peace ;
mid it would be nsithor equitable nor just that the other 1
endeavors, so 1 will say no more now.
~" Although you are, when at New Westminster, in British Columbia,you are nowhere in
the neighborhood ot' any mining operations,
at least as tar as is known at present, so your
chief interest must lie turned to the consider- j
ation of the quality and nature of the soil, and
as a stay ofa week or so at New Westminster,
occupied in continual expeditions in all quarters by canoe or on fool will render you tolerably acquainted wilh its resources in this
Ma\', and as I have had the advantages ot' such
an examination, I will here venture to enter
on the agricultural resources and prospects
ofBritisb Columbia. Not that the neighborhood of Now Westminster alone is suited for
such purposes to the exclusion of other parts
1
1
200
25
£1
£5 10
3
9
20
Colville
South
US0
£1 16s
Lytton to
Fountain.
Sept.
■t ». jl
29 o ,1
20 0 I
20 0 J
14 i)
16   il
112   . J
HH   .1 J
23 16 J
(oveij f
8
1
200
20
£t
if,
ii
8
453
Cohilltl
Dull..
Orcgm I
South j
053
1
£5
Lytton Ii
AlciniJ
Colville
South
7u°
0
£3
Hope or
j Yale to
j  Lytton.
REMARKS.
By private Foot express, twice a month to Yule.
I'gll'K OF  GOLD.
£3 4s. per ounce, taken by traders.
TI1K   IIAIIS.
Along the Fraser, enumerated in order of pnsiiij
from Lytton, as far as Anderson River junction, (sua
posed boundary of this district,) arc:—
On   West   Hunk.
On   Vast  Bank.
■i	
 Dallas.
4. New Brunswick.
5. Millers.
6	
7	
10.  Yankee.
11 ,	
f British Columbia, far otherwise, but that
   . this subject strikes me on   the  threshold of
party should be allowed to go free, and be able to say    inquiry 'as being one of the greatest import-
to his rival, if he felt so disposed, "I may insult you as   ance t*0 thc futur0 development of the Colony. I I',"',"',',','/;'',';,'",""'	
[ please now, and you dare not touch me, for you arc    .,     .. .        ... .'.  ,. .    .        ..-    : '- L<ong lsinna.
hound over to keep the peace."   He was surprised that ; [<,,llt   *  lot.lhc Pi»verb,ally  wandering d.s- ; l3	
Mr. Carey should refuse, under  the circumstances, to I contented miner, who brings in nothing, leaves j
enter into recognizance, knowing what the effect of his    nothing, but fa/i'es everything away, to whom
example would be.   As to the evidence, .Mr. Cary's own j vve must look for tho development of a conn
..Boston.
Anders,in's River horcrt
in on the East Bank, (hi
fa ferry over the Audi
son's River.)
admission in court, that he had  answered, in reply to I tl...   ]m<  '(   ;s lo  t|,e hardy agriculturist,  the '  ,,   ch-un rjir °  '
Mr. King's hostile message,  "He had better come and        ^        permanent laborer, the tiller of the [       TI.AH.S.
niinrh mv head   —lt-'clt a challenge to nglit—was .-.ul- I I , ' .     ,    ,      , r v ,      ,,
icient cause for his being hound over to keep the peace,    soil, Irom whom such bonofits must be derived; i      Lytton to ) ^'-distance 80 miles   very rough, stoi
let us then seriously sot to work to examine ! nnd ll'.".v < B,ovcral dangerous creeks crossing it; t
, , ' i i     ay i .    .     rents in early   part  ol the  summer, passable bv.'"
what advantages we could oiler such a.popu-   p|isscng0r8 ,;„ *„, ,„ ,       „    m^ ^
lation, and what chances there are that -British Uidcd by hauling; there is a terry also across!
Mr.   Carey was  then ordered  to enter into  his own
recognizance in the sum of liaOO to keep Hie peace for
twelve months
imprisonment.
or in default to suffer  twelve month's
NOTES OJST BRITISH COLTOEBIA.
On leaving the sunny shores of Vancouver's
Island for the so-called bleak region of British
Columbia, if the weather lie line, you will,
barring the usual inconveniences of a steamboat, have a very pleasant trip across the
Gulf of Georgia j an hour from Beacon Hill
brings you well in sight of the disputed island
of San Juan basking in the sun, and numberless islands jotted here and there in the Canal
to Jlaro, with a clear sky and a health-giving
breeze blowing provide a very pleasant tout
Columbia shall become the scene of flourishing agriculture.
First and foremost comes tbo question, is
there any
land suitable for cultivation or
grazing? and then the consideration of climate arises, and what obstacles are likely to
nemselves to the  probable successes! hralLp_*ss,ft.bLe fo.1 Jpack animals, eight months ^urij
Frazcr, to be passed about 10 miles from Yale, on t
side near tlie Forks; the worst portion of the traili
over the Jackass mountain, which might be avoided!
an expense of ahout £00—a sum sufficient to ninktl
trail round the base of the mountain, instead of, MfT
present, traversing the summit, and a few rough n
bridges  thrown  across  the  creeks   would  make »|
primal
still suffering greatpain, was considered to be progress- I ensemble.     On   emerging   from   I he   jaws   ot
Ing favorably. ( Plumper Pass the Opposite  coast of  British
Columbia looms in tho distance, and a few
hours steaming brings you to the sand heads
of Fraser river—one of the standing jokes
against tlie Colony. Compare the entrance of
this river with that of the Columbia in the
adjoining territory: a few spar buoys have
rendered the former perfectly safe for vessels
of Iti feet draught at half tide, while the latter, if there be only a small brooze blowing,is
lashed into terrible fury in no time, and becomes impossible. A little dodging in and
out and wo have entered the far-famed
Fraser. Long low banks, with prairie
land stretching as far right and left as
the eye can see, aro tho first feature of the
Colony you are visiting; on turning to your
neighbor he assures you that this land is
worthless, being now a marsh and at other
times entirely Hooded by the river. But
more of this anon.
AVo are now woll up the river so it behoves
us to look about us at once and make inquiries as to the nature of what immediately
surrounds us. The first thing that strikes
you on having entered tho river a few miles,
is the change of climate—you find that whatever month it is in that the climate of British
Columbia is warmer than Vancouver's Island
—not atall oppressive but genial and balmy ;
more suited perhaps to invalids afflicted with pulmonary complaints. Proceeding a few miles further the prairie land on
each side has disappeared, being replaced
a complete luxuriance of foliage of many sorts
growing down into the very water; chief
among these are pine, cedar, alder, poplar, dogwood, wild apple, pear, crab-apple,
vine maple and cherry. Did you vent ure a landing here you would at first find yourself beset
wilh great difficulties, in fact almost invinci-
Tiik Reoext Finn.—Having mado onquiries respecting tho origin of the lata lire, we lind there is not the
slightest foundation lor lhc assertion that it originated
in lhc apartmonts of L, Boulon, Ihe French gentleman
who had a music and dancing class in the building;
and as such a supposition as that his neglect had c uised
tlie unfortunate occurrence is calculated to injure him,
we beg to give it our most unqualified contradiction—
which the unanimous testimony of numerous persons,
residing near the scono, justifies our doing.
t    . -~__-^^
LATEST   EUROPEAN   NEWS.
I'KIt   OVEltliiND   MA1I„
The steamer Arabia arrived at Halifax Sept. 20th,
with Liverpool dates to the 10th. The Ureal Eastern j
had loft Iho Thames and proceeded to sea on her trial
trip satisfactorily. A mission was to proceed to Napoleon from Rome. The 1'apal army is not able to meet
Garibaldi, who leads the forces of Roraagna. French
journals have been prohibited in Sardinia. England
requires explanations as lo the concentration ot Spanish troops at Algeria, in tho vicinity of Gibraltar. The
Times says tlie Great Eastern is tlie fastest steamship in
the world. She left the " .Yore" ut 9:15, and was off
Dover at:! o'clock. She steers splendidly, and is checked easily. The Times says that Gen. Harney's occupation of San Juan Island is an outrage to which England
will not, submit.
SAX JUAN QUESTION.
"A prime cause of tho Oregon, as of other Indian
wars, has been the course of our civil and military
authorities, sent to our frontiers, sometimes acting iu
one direction and sometimes iu another. Gen. Harney,
for oxample, has a penchant for leading his dragoons
among encampments of Indian squaws and papposos,
and slaughtering them most valiantly; he has won, |
by such exploits, and seeks lo maintain, the reputation
ofa renowned Indian-killer.''
Mr. Folk not only sacrificed .Vl° 10', but he sacrificed
49°. He agreed to take that line as far as " the. middle
of the channel separating the continent from Vancouver's Island, thence southerly through said channel and I
the Straits of Fuca. to the l'acilic Ocean." It, is upon Ihe
true interpretation of the word "channel" in the above
oppose tli
of the agriculturists; all these shall be considered in turn. I will omit no feature of it
strikes me either for or against, but will endeavor to give it fair unbiassed statement of
facts.
And I must promise that to a certain extent my remarks will be speculative particularly as to the capabilities of the soil, for agriculture is at present untried or almost so in
British Columbia. So that there are no data
to go upon. I cannot say how many bushels
of wheat farmer so and so produced on each
acre under cultivation for he is yet to come,
nor can i give the avorago diameter of turnips grown on such a farm.      Scrutator.
Colonial Skciiutauv's Office,
VICTORIA, V. I., October 21st, 1859.
The following communication from the Assistant
Cold Commissioner and Justice of the Peace for the
Lytton District, containing matter which mny prove
interesting to the community, is herewith published for
general information.
By command.
William A. G. Youxc,
Acting Colonial Secretary.
Lytton, October 4th, 1S">0.
Sin:—I have the honor to report, for the information
of His Excellency, the Governor, that having received
several communications from miners stationed on the
Thompson and Fraser Rivers, that the Indians were
about to assemble to attack Hie white men, and Unit a
man named Antoino Gregoire, a half-breed at the
Pavilion, on the Fraser, was the principal instigator of
it, I considered it my duty, iu the capacity of Magistrate
of Hie District, to make a personal investigation of the
reports, and to endeavor to prevent, if possible, any
collision between the Indians and white men, and I
accordingly assembled as many of tlie chiofs at Lytton
as 1 could gather, and explained to them that it was
the wish ot all the whites lo he friends with the Indians,
and how much better il -vas that it should be so. I
then started with one of my constables, to visit the
ICCCl liy j different chiefs around, nnd Antoine Gregoire in particular, at the Pavilion, returning by Kamloops, and visit-
l ng ihe tribes on lhc Thompson River. With rospectl
to the report, of Anloine Gregoire being tlie principn
instigator, I am happy to say it was quite unfounded,
and that, from what i could learn of bis character, and
feelings towards the whites, it was more to his advantage, and wish, to be on good terms with them, than
otherwise, and that he was more likely to prevent than
the year, from   Anderson   river, in fact  nt which pui^
I the Hope and Vale   trails  unite, a  good trail could k
] made   to the  Forks,   with  little   expense,  connect!^
thcrcbgLytton witli both Hope and Vale, and rcduri*f
I the heavy price of freight for provisions.    The countH
on both  banks  of the  Frazcr river along the trniLI
| exceedingly mountainous, with occasional benches, »J
great-elevation abovo the river, and not producing »*J
good Inducements for cultivation.
The river through the Cnflon is only traversable ill]
ing flu' winter months,nnd af all times verydangorotj
Forks (alius Lytton) to the Fountain and /'ariftf
—Skirls tho Fraser River as fur us Foster's Bar, <l:9_
there branches off to tho Fountain nt the back of il
mountains, having the river Trail past the Lillooet,{
account ol lhc slide, a dangerous pass for packed A*j
nnils ahout halt' way between Lillooet and Foster'.' Bf
SO that all pack trains for Lillooet from Lytton, liaWl
leave Lillooet ou the west, and go as far north as Foul
tains, and then double back along the river trailj
Lillooet.
The trail from Lytton to the Fountain, about 58nuB
fortlie most part of the way traverses ground ivhcrj
waggon road may eventually bo easily made, and ffjf
out much expense, and might be extended to the P**]
ion, about 12 miles farther north, with little v\
expense.
At the Pavilion, the Trail branches off Bnstwar.
and then Northwards to Fort Alexander, a Trail
present generally travelled by packers; but from'
Forks there is another Trail shorter and better, Nol
Easterly by way of Thompson River, crossing it at j
junction of the Nicholas, on to the Bonaparte Bin
and thence upwards to Fort Alemsssder f The distnj
by the Pavilion is about 2">0 miles, and by the lnlj
route 200 miles, and a better trail, though not nHJ
travelled at present.
From the Forks to Fort Kamloops, there aM '1
trails, one by the river being the shorter, but not If
better, the other crossing the Nicholas and passing!
tlie Lakes, being rather longer, but traversing from J
Nicholas, good pastoral country, with occasional W
arable Hats, which, towards Kamloops increase inns'
her and richness.
Tho trail from Ihe Pavilion to Fort Kamloops, pn-*-1
the whole way through good pastoral lands, nnd'J
flats on the Bonaparte River, are generally selcctcdfj
the wintering of Cattle, the grass being abundant,'*
the winter not so severe as in tho other parts of11
district.
MINKS,
The average yield is given in the returns of the Ujl
about here ; throughout the Thompson River and A1J
under district, lhc early winter has this season prevenj
the Rivers being properly prospected nnd worked,^
1 have no doubt that next Spring many miners ffil
turn thore, and work at the low stage of the water,*J
take good wages ; at present season the price ofH
visions drives all below, and causes many disco.uri''!™
and couUicli'ig accounts^
aaMns-wwaafca
■
B3BBJ2 THE   NEW   WESTMINSTER   TIMES
(HoiTcspanuciuc.
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS.
All communications addressed to the Editor must have
real signatures, not necessary for publication, but
merely as a guarantee of good faith, and must be
written on one side of tho paper only. We are
not resp onsible for the opinions of our eorres
pendents-
MR. RING AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
(To the Editor of the "New Westmixsteb Times.')
Sin,—As folly nnd cunning are progressive, Mr. Cary
has been v. eak enough to strive to confuse the question
between himself and me and mislead the public upon
what he calls private matters. 1 must therefore set
him right with the public, and I express a hope that the
lesson which he has forced from me, and still forces,
may not be entirely thrown away upon him ; and in the
progress of the lesson he shall have no reason to complain of want of evidence of the following facts out of
Which the lesson grows.
On Thursday the Gth inst., Mr. Cary was standing iu
front of the Court House with the Sheriff and Mr. Franklin; Mr. Alston was not there, as alleged by Mr. Cary.
Others of the public were w'*'
Cary iu a loud lone said I Oh '
you, for I find that you have
against my character." |l'|
withdrew.) Circulating, said
at tlie charge, what do you me
ity.   Mr. Alston told mo. Bat
have Mr. Alston : come with me to his chambers. Mr.
Cary Baid he could not go then, as he was waiting for
abill from the Grand Jury. Alter n delay of twelve or
fifteen minutes, I said to Mr. Cary, I the Sheriff being
present.) matters of this sort  must
Mr.
The question is whether, when I mentioned the charges !
to a brother Barrister—a charge which was to be investigated only by the liar and mentioned for the purpose
of causing an investigation, I am to be accused with
impunity of having acted ungcntlemauly. That is tlie
question, and the only question, and strive as he may
the Attorney General shall not evade it.
Tlie  character  for honor and gentlemanly conduct
which I have brought out with me here from men of the i
highest title ami position who have known me long, as j
well as from  Ihe leaders  of my  Circuit  in   England,  I |
shall never sutler to be sullied  by the  vapouring of a
conceited Bully..
Before I adopted  the  last alternative left to me, I
appealed :
First to Mr. Cary's own sense of right.
Next ton Court of Honor.
Next to Mr. Cary's friends.
Next to a course which won
man may be a slanderer, he ni
And it was not until all the
Mr. Cary that I finally handod
with whom 1 have now the
sir, yours obediently,
Victoria, Oct. 22," I860.
 o	
October 22nd, lfian
(To the Editor " New Westminster Times.'')
Sin,—In   tlie last issue
is a letter si
Id show that although a
ed   not be a coward.
50   had   been   refused by
him  over to Hie public,
honor to leave him.    I am,
I). Babixuton Rixa.
of the British Colonist
11. Cary, avowedly
an
nn hearing when
Mr. King I wauled lo BC0
been circulating things
on which Mr. Franklin
I, amazed and offended
in '.' give me your aullior-
I   he      lop, said I, let us j marks are there made which I feel bound to notice.
there
answer
^^^^^ 1 Geor
to one written by me.
What is there said regarding Mr. Ring and Mr. Wight,
1 will leave those gentlemen   lo answer, but some re-
led
at once,
nun if you do not accompany mc I shall go for Mr.
Alston myself, which I did. On our way back to Mr.
Cary Mr. Alston expressed his regret for having mentioned what I told him without first apprising me of
his intontions. 1 replied that I was -dad he bad told
Mr. Cary—that I had advised Mr. Wight to do ihe same
thing.
Wc found Mr. Cary still outside the Court Uouse
with the Sheriff. Mr. Alston was not present as Mr.
Cary allirms when he first accosted me. The Sheriff
nnd Mr. Franklin confirmed this to me. nnd even Mr.
Al.-ton,''although lie fully endorses Mr. Cnry'slcttcrto the
Colonist affirming the contrary," has since called upon
me and confessed that in this respect lie was wrong,
and he will find before 1 have done, that he was wrong
in other respects also.
Mr. Alston then repented in my presence to Mr. Cary
the substance of what I told him Mr. Wight charged
against him. With the exception that 1 advised my
informant lo communicate witli Mr. Cary, as however
Mr. Alston subsequently informed me in Mr. Barnston's
chambers, thnt it was satisfactorily proved thai I did
give Mr. Wight this advice ; the inference is morally
irresistible that my
close intimate of Mr
THE DATIVE CASE.
To the Editor of the New Westmixsteb Times.
Mn. Editor,—I must confess to being one of those
unfortunate beings whose education, in the opinion of
Ihe Gazelle, has never reached the point at which the
dictionary is used—for even now I cannot understand
that date means place as well as time. It would seem
rather odd to say that St. Helena was the "date" at
which Napoleon died—or California the "date" at
which gold was discovered—yet the Editor of the Gazelle finds nothing ridiculous in calling San Juan a
" date." Iu my opinion he might just as well
call it a fig. I was always under tho impression
too that to Item was a verb active signifying to stop into arrest progress. I am yet unconvinced of the fact
that its real meaning is io progress against. I am sorry
that the Editor of the Gazette cannat perceive the applicability of the word undertake to anything except a
funeral. Johnson and a few others have been more
liberal and cheerful iu their interpretations. These
small errors doubtless proceed from the Editor's iwper-
fei t appreciation of modern languages. IosoaAMAS.
LIST of unclaimed  LEI
September 25th, 1859.
LETTERS at  Vale  Post  ollice
Ager, (1 R
Antwistle, John
Alexandre, F
Allen William    [I]
Aden, LO    [2]
Abbott,
Arthur.
■>]
illiam
A
communication lo Mr. Alsti
Carv, was with the same iiit<
n. Hie
ntion.
1 was
leny.
deny,
HUM
11.
tied
■iwevcr
do now
it  him : ami
s to explain
I
—nnd you must he
contemptuously
Mr. Cary  dishonestly  says Hint
confess what I never attempted to i
deny, strongly and eniphnlically
deny, that l circulated this charge again
what Mr. Cary calls two or three attempt
away my admissions were iu fact two or three attempts
to explain to him the palpaple inapplicability of the
word -circulating' to my communication witli Mr. Alston,
and to make him understand that what was said by the
members of the Bar to each other on this matter'was
for the very purpose of preventing tlie circulation of it.
And   upon   this   word, no   man, however imperfectly
taught, or half educated, can be excused for making so
gross a mistake as Mr. Cary's.
Mr. Cary well knows, the Sheriff knows, Mr. Alston
knows, that my "two or three attempts" were attempts
not to explain away "my admissions." but.wereattempts
to overcome his ignorance or wilfulperveraion of language.
in which ctfort I was joined ineffectually by the Sheriff
iimLMr. Alston himself.
When Mr. Alston had done, now, sani t, ati; o..._. ,i
require you to retract your charge that / circulated
things against your character, and it must be done in
tlie bearing of the gentlemen who were present when
you made it. I'll do nothing of the sort, said he, and
then, for the first time, applied the term " ungentle-
manly" to me. I must have that word retracted also
said L I will not retract it, replied Mr. Cary. Well, 1
said, 1 am willing to take the gentlemen of the Bar as
a Court of Honor, and if they say that the terms which
you have used, apply to me, I shall bow to their decision
' ' bound to submit also. Mr. Cary
efused this offer. Unwilling to be
forced into a hostile course, I said, well 1 shall forma
Court for myself, of the Sheriff and Mr. Alston, and
even if they say that your language is fitting I shall be
bound by their decision. On this I withdrew out of
hearing, not out of sight, and after five or six minutes
spent in expostulation with Mr. Cary, both these gentlemen came over to nil anil expressed their regret at not
being able to induce Mr. Cary to retract; Mr. Alston
adding—we told him that the charges of circulating
things against him, und the term " ungcntlemauly " of
which I complained were unjust and ought to be withdrawn. I then advanced to Mr. Cary and said in the
presence and hearing of his friends: now sir, your conduct is not only ungcntlemanly but most ungentlcmanly,
to which be replied with an air of llippant and petulant
foppery, " 1 am delighted to hear it," whereupon I told
him that 1 would think upon the course next to be
punned.
1 immediately consulted Captain King, nnd by his
advice and with the concurrence of Mr. Barnston 1
waited Until Saturday morning to give Mr. Cary full
time for reflection; this delay and patience upon my
part, he quibbles and tortures into " submitting to his
remarks for two days."
On Saturday at about 12 o'clock Mr Barnston put my
letter (which you, sir, have since published) in I
Cary's hands, wherein 1 put alternatives 1 "
tell him in tho plainest terms that in the event ofhis
refusing them, I shall denounce him in the most public
way. lie refuses—be knows my intention to publish
him as a slanderer and coward—he has my letter, which
avows that intention in his pocket, for twenty long
hours before be starts on his excursion, which by a
juggle he calls the eve of his departure, and because he
chooses to go away without explanation, apology or
meeting, and raises over his head a supposed shield of
ollice which every man of honor would stigmatize ns n
disgraceful covert of indemnity, he affectedly and bypo-
c
V
Iu thefirst place,—Mr. Cary states that when he received Mr. Ring's letter from me, he told mo that,
" of'ler perusal, he could not take the least notice of a
document of that character—adding that his official
position must prevent his initialing any further steps in
the matter.'' Now, Sir, Hie first part of this sentence
is strictly true,—the second part is quite the reverse.
Mr. Cary did not then, or at any other time say to me
that his official position prevented his initiating any
further stops in the matter. But after he had read the
letter, and made the remark which 1 admit, I asked him
fur bis answer. He threw back the letter, and said
that was his answer. I then told him that 1 could take
back no such answer, that if lie chose to enclose the
letter iu another envelope, or give another answer, I
should be mo3t happy to receive it. I then offered him
the letter which he had thrown to me. He refused to
lake it. I put Ihe letter down ou the table, and again
asked for an answer, lie said thul is my answer, cither
taking up tlie letter and throwing it down again, or
making a motion to that effect. Il'lien 1 met him in
the street afterwards he asked mc why 1 did nol. as Mr.
Ring's friend, advise him to go over and punch his head
instead of doing as lie had done—and then added—he
must know my hands are tied.—a widely different remark from the one he pretends to have made in his
own ollice, a remark which in my estimation shews
that he did look upon the letter as equivalent to a
challenge.
In the second place, he states that my imputations
" that he declined a challenge tendered by Mr. Ring,
aiul that. lie. was aware Mi\.K.iug. was. about to advertise hiinsell in the papers are untrue.'' In answer to
the first part of this remark, I have only to state, that
any one reading my letter will see, that I merely state
what I consider to be the substance of the latter part
of Mr. Ring's letter, without conveying any imputation
that would not be borne out by the letter itself. It is
left to Mr. Cary's refined sense of honor, aided by a
little special pleading, to discover, at this late date, that
the letter did not contain a challenge.
As for tlie latter part of tlie remark, it is so absurdly
ridiculous, and such a total misrepresentation of the
facts that it is hardly worth notice. 1 no where state,
or impute that he " was aware that Mr. Ring was about
to advertise himself in the papers," but I did state
that Mr. Ring plainly informed him that be would denounce him, (Mr. Cary,) in Hie most public way—as he
has done. Mr. Cary admits that he read Mr. Ring's
letter, and his own was avowedly an answer to mine,
science, HuUhewas \fri,Em'g'vwnal!We1 teWSWftt 1 vVdn'lWi,-A
true. i Coulter, C
In conclusion, I would beg leave to state that my pre- ; Cormick, A
vious  letter wns written with  the  sole  object  of re- \ Canada, J
licving Mr. Ring  from an  imputation which  had been    Cany, R M
cast upon him, and was introduced merely as a state- | Carton, L
nient of facts.    As that was my only object, and as I j Qhristingen, 0
Carson, M N
Bean, T L
Bent, S L
Burly, 0
Iionuev, S
Beck, S
Bernard, S
Rimer, John
Belcock, William
Bellangcr,  L
Brorobb, C S
Bessellcn, C R
Bourke, M S
Bent, S L
Bockmann, II
Bernard, 1)
Brickford, Wll
Byrne, S
Beresford, S II
Breeze, S W    [2]
Brody, F M
Burk, R
Burrott, T    [-4]
Brody, S
Bi'olienl,  W
Brandow, P
Bloss, 11 A
Branstrom, C
Buswell, II   [2]
Buswell, II I
liligh, 0 G
Cutler, T J
Cushmnn, 0
Cardozo, M S V
Carter, B    [2]
Corwith, T
Cambell.O   [2]
Cushman, C
Cushman, C C
Conlnw.J P    [3]
Cuyler, W
Cason, M N
Caller, li    [2]
Clarke, [I]
Crowen, J A
Car. A C
Clark, C
Cooney, D
Cooke, L P
Corcoran, J G
[2]
Adams, John
Anderson, W 0
Aggcns, II
Agncw, R
Archer. It
Addams, M
Adams, A W
lligbee, W M
Brossy, F
Bunny, F
Butterfiold, J
liarnagc, L
Ilarr, II D
Bruan, S A
Babb, S P
Burr, 0
Babb, S P
Babb, II A
Boutwell, S
Blair, SS
Brown,S B
Banister, S
Brown, S W
Brown, II F
Burly, G
Betchel, W C
Bruan, S
Barstou, S 0
Brown, S A
Burrett, John
Byrne, E
Bnrtly, A
Benjamin, B
Brown, D
Brown, J A
Bright. T
Blonsur, J
[2]
[2]
[2]
Mr
him and
ind as I
had no intention of being drawn into a paper controversy, 1 endeavored to be scrupulously correct in my
statements. Mr. Cary has thought to provoke this
answer, by remarks, not in any manner borne out by
the facts.
I   trust,  however, that he will, on future occasions
recollect that facts are stubborn things, and see the
necessity  of confining  himself  more  strictly to   the
" truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth."
I am, Sir, yours sincerely,
John (1. Barnston.
 o	
(To the Editor of " N. W. Times.")
"THE PRINCE IMPERIAL WANTS TO KNOW."
October 21st, 1859.
Sir,—The above is the head to a paragraph in the
Victoria Gazette of Oct. 20th. Considering the excellent
knowledge of History and English grammar, professed
by  the Editor  of  the  Gazette, as exhibited in his remarks  upon  (he  Repeal of Ihe Corn   Law,  and Irish
famine, and in the meaning of "date," •' stem," kc, we
think the imperial   infant  could not find a more competent instructor than the worthy Editor of Hie Victoria
Gazette.    1 have  no doubt you  can furnish  him with |
numerous testimonials, which would  doubtless ensure \
his success,  if he  thinks it worth while to become a '
candidate for the ollice of " teacher of infants," as ccr- ]
tninly those of more mature age can derive no benefit
from our literary friend's instruction here.
Another Numskull.
 a	
To Ihe Editor of the New Westminster Times :
Sir,—Tlie following remarks on the strictures passed
on a reply which 1 made to a letter that appeared in
the Brilish Colonist of the 1th inst., I should esteem it
a favor if you will insert in your columns.
1 am, sir, yours obedicntlv,
A. D.
Cormick, Amos
Curry, H M   [2]
Cason, C
Doat, G    [2]
Daly, J II
Duttin, L
Donnell, J   [-1]
Doherty, M
Delancy, P II
Dnrr, G W    [2]
Dielf, M    [-1]
Dcuringer, S
Delate, G W
Davidson,    [2]
Diamand, B
Dunn, J II
Dccaux, P    [2]
Denning, 11    [2]
Evans, M
D
critically complains, forsooth, of my publishing and advertising him according to his deserts, m bis absence—
an absence which commenced twenty hours alter he received mv letter. He hiinsclt drew down the publication of that letter—be could have prevented it—beI declined to do so, and he is answerable for its publication,
anil .not 1. _ „      T     ,
And now one word with Mr. Alston. Before I publicly denounced his friend, I called Mr. Alston into ray
room and there read mv letter to him, because lii» name
appears in it. He assented to the correctness ot my
statements, the facts being then fresh in his memory.
This he did in the presence of Mr. Barnston and his
brother—furthor be added that Mr. Cary's conduct was,
very wrong, and that lie had told him so, and be Ueggeu
of mc not to publish my letter, but to be salislietl until me
assurance which he gave me thai the whole bur here condemned Mr. Cam's conduct. My answer to him was that
as 1 was insulted before the public I owed my vinaica-
tion.is well to them as myself, nnd it must be publicly
made. All this I now leave to Mr. Alston to reconcile
with his full endorsement of the contents ol Mr. l/arj s
most dishonest letter.
What I Mr. Alston! to tell mo over and over again,
nt various times, and bettn'e. witnesses, that the whole
Bar here with himself condemned Mr. Cary lor applying
(he word ungcntlemanly to me 11 and yet now to endorse
n low and ribaldrous letter in which Mr. Cary repeats
it I I    Shame, where is thy blush?
Vou will see sir, and the public will now see from
this that the question between Mr. Cary and mysoi s
not whether Mr. Wight s charge is founded or unlonml-
cd;  (with that Mr. Wight is perfectly able to deal.)
PltlNUI.E.
Fiiiton, 0 1
Fickerl,  L
Fari'ell.J
Fugato, M    [2]
French, .I     [■!]
Flynn.P    [2]
Flemining,
Farringtoi), F L
Falin,
Frond, .I    [2]
Frausioli, A
Fithean, T
Ferragrit, Juan
Feathery, J B
I'l
Ciiuldwi;ll,.J._   .
Carpenter, K C
Clark, G D
Culver, 0
Oubust, G
Converse, G W
Curren, M   [2]
Conaiit, J II
Cahill, J
Campbell, L J
Oarkeot, A
Cormick, J T
Contain, T II
Casey, L F
Capdeville, —
Oonnut, J
Coulter, T H
Cbrneelius, J
Cautrell, D S
CafKirck! A
Collins, W
Crane, J
Cromwell. 0
Cocbren, A
Chamblin, M R
Crain, J D
Cannow, D
Clough, J W
Clingan, T
Collins, L
Doren, D
Deizouuean, P
Dougherty, J II
Deigliton, John
Duffy, Uobt
Derbofon, W
Deane, C
Dausan, W
Durinfort, S M
Drake, L
Drcjicrsa, V
Dunham, T R
Dexter, S
Durr, G W    [2]
Dunbar. 0 N
E
Eli/.y, A N
Elgonhouser, C
F
Fuliiier, W II
Fulmcr, W A
Fouler, 11 I*
Fowlev, J M
Fargo, 1> 0
Folcv.J  M
Foran, L M
Fosnot, P 11
Frcdizor,
Frat, M
Falner, F
Fagiitc, M
France, G 11
Feustcniiaker, II
[2]
(i
Gcrlee, C L
(Iray, B G
Griffin, L
Green. W II
Oiles, W
Grogorio, A
Glinnon, T
Gallagher, J
[2]
To the Editor of the British Colonist:
Sir—Were I inclined to continue a correspondence
of an ecclesiastical and political character with Mr.
Clarke, I should do so by private letter, which would
prevent the idea pcoplo somehow do take up, viz : that
" vexed questions can be timely brought forward
for  political   capital   or   private  ends"—at times   in _
a slightly one-sided view,    1 shall only  answer one or | (.urnett, J K
two  romKlKs of Tour  own, which 5 do  not think Mr. , Goodnow, A L
Clarke would endorse. 1 would ask, is it English or fair    Gurey, J
to dissect a letter sent for publication., head its sections    Goldsworthy, \V
according to editorial estimate of the meaning, and go    Germin, M
in Bearch of the ludicrous?    May I also venture to iu-    Gorr, P
quiro why you did not dissect, or adorn, or honor with |
your  private  interpolations, or  whatever  you  like lo
Vail it. the original  letter,  » A State Church  Again;
but I must say  I think  it is  much  more  intelligible
without perversions of meaning, kc-, marring  its even
tenor     As to tho value of the term "authority" or "appointees," as Mr. C. names  the  gentlemen  alluded to
"thoy are not chargeable vou say to British Columbia."
[f the assurance given that  "the word is an error of
terms" not admitted, after your  own  admission and a
pood explanation on my part is, you must remain, sir,
in the happy condition
Of the man convinced against Ins will,
Keeping the same opinion still.
In  conclusion I beg to say I am an  advocate for a
Colonial Church, or I should not be residing at Fort
Hope as a clergyman of the Church of England.
1 am, sir, yours, kc,
A. D, PniNQLK.
Fort Hope, Ocl. 1Mb., 1050,
[2]
P]
Holbrook, L
Hcser, (1 W
lluson, L M
llendez, S
Reskotb, W V
Henderson, O II P
llasbrook, II B
Hale, F S
Houston, Jus
Home, G W
llulsey, B B
llardi'e, A    [-1]
Hills, II II    [2]
Hougernd, A O
Ilarvit, & Co
Harrison, (!
llommas, Mr
llolman, J
Hunter, Alex
[3]
Grady, M    [2]
Grcenholdge, G
Ganbcr, J
Green, O F
Covin, L
Gliodani, G
C.ivoux, 1>
Gee, J 11
Georgor, N
Girous*"*, 11
Girard, J    [2]
Gushot, M   [4]
Gould, N
Giorgio, A L
I
llofgran, Heir C
Hastie, R    [2]
Houston, F 11
lleseltiiie, W
Horn, Ldn'd
llab, W J
Haskell, L W
Holland, Matt
Hester, J
Hugo, J
Huchon, Mous
Hall, G B
Ilalley, A P
Harry, Thos    [2]
Husking, B
llenduck, GD
Hankinson, A
Hunt, F W
IIill, II M
[3]
[2]
Ivcy, L
J
w
Hall, L A Ilewe.lt, J II
Holland. L D llolmfthorn, J
Hughes, 8 J
I
Ingls.S
J
Johns, J
Joise. James    [2]
Johns, Edwd
Joyso, J
f.J] Jewell, M
Jewell, M 8    [2]
Jordon, F'rere
Jokes, II
Jones, Sam] T
Jacob, W
Jaggard, Jas C [one parcel]
Key el, J
Keegan, T    [2]
Kelly, J
K'istner, P M
Kenny, G   [21
Kempher,   [2]
Kenney, William
Kcnyon, 1) U
Keller, P J
Kidd, H C
Joiulon
Jackets J
Johnson T II
Johnson, .1 A
Johnson, W \\
Johnson, Abraham
Johnson. Miles
Johnson, Manning
Johnson, W II
Johnson, A
Kilcup, D
Kratz, O
Kelly, C
Kavanagh. C
Kirk, W
Kanschs, Matt
Kirlin, P   [2]
Krorow, J A
Kerray, J W
King, R
[2]
Lane, Andrew L
Lane, F F
Loan, James    [2]
Love, II 11    [2]
Let lone, (1
Lall.C W
Ladrapelle, Jos
Lashcllz, A F
Lewis, T H    [2]
Linilr.'iy, F
Layton. A
Lambert, O
Lambert, C R
Lucas, Jos
Lindel, L
L
[21
[2]
['-]
Murphy, J H
Murphy, J J
il/clnnis,
J/eCarty, J M
.1/cCnrtv, I)
J/cCarty, O M
/1/cHugh, J
McLettan, S
McLochlcn, D
McDonald, D
McGowan, P
McRew, J    [2]
McCannan, P
McKcnzic, f)
McKinsty, Thos
McDonough, T
Mc Williams, 0
McGuire, Alex
McLachlan,
McLean, C L    [2]
Mclvennan, W
Miller, Robt    [2]
Miller, Jos
Mil ler,- Andrew-—
Miller, T C
Miller, ON
Miller, W G
Moore, A C    (2)
Moore, William
Moore, William 1!
Macurdy, A   (3)
Morton, John
Morton, Alex
Morton, RII    (:i)
Naylcr, 0
Neal, G   (2)
Nimmo, J    (il)
Nugent, L
OBrien, J
UKcnHV;. A
Palmere, J
Parker, L L    (2)
Parker. A L
Price, O C
Pratt, G W
Pollock, A G    (2)
Preessman, k Co
Plalter, 0 P    (2),'
(3)
Lugardon, Mons
Lang, Thus
Lang, L
Lord, F I!
Locket,  L
Love,11 II
Leinan, J F
Leinan, P M
Lanlgan, P J
Locke. ,I II
Loucks, LDO
Lonrey, ll
Larocquc, Thos
Lock ill. J
I.ainkor, W O
Moutoun, Gcr
Maloiiv. J
Malhewson, W II
Murray, J A
Maxwell, M J
Morrow, John
Mulholland, J
Mathcw, W
Mow brav, J S
Malony.J
Monahan, J
Merrill. L
Murray, J A
Moslow, R II
Monet, F
Maines, JR
Marks, J
Mooinan, W R
Mattinglev. S
Mulleuix, G W
Manshill, C
Mack, Jas S
Muldonn, J
- Meteatf, W—    -
Minister, W   (2)
Meek, C M
Michael, A
Meyer, M   (2)
Matthews, W M
Macurdy, H    (2)
Matheson, M
Massy, R L
Mulleuix, A J
Merchant, R P
N
Nelssnn, J R
Nicholls. J
Nicholl, W
Ncwmire, II
O
Outton, J A
Qilet, F
Olltlctt, licorue    v. ,....
. Powell, R R
Pagnely, M
Pierson, T
Proom, P O
Pearson, Thos
Picard, A
Pine, J
Pantrot, L
[2]
(2)
M
Victoria, Oct. 19th, 1859.
T\7"E, the undersigned, Propertyuolders, Householders,
" » and residents of the town of Victoria, alarmed by the
late fire, and justly fearing a more extensive conflagration, and judging from ihe past apathy of the people
and authorities, that it is now necessary for us to take
immediate action, for Hie preservation of our lives and
property, herewith subscribe the sum set opposite our
respective names, for the purpose of raising a sufficient
fund to purchase an Alarm Bell, and the necessary
apparatus for a Hook and Ladder Company, and that
we take immediate steps lo organise the same :—
Bank of is. n. a. no OORcinhart nro
Hudson's nay oo.,        50 OOLangley Bros
wells, Kargo, 4 co., per llibben k earswell
c c r-endergrast       50 000 B Young
sniu'l mice A co 50 00a ii Guild
Bouthgate k Mitchell 50 uOr Manetta
Dickson, Campbell k N IVnter
co pr c w Wallace   50 OOMorris k CO
Jauion k Green per II w Zelner
Rhodes 50 00G O capron
O A Reynolds, & co    50 uoj T Litrle
J D carroll 50 on J P P'uhvcll
J 0 McKay
25 nut; D Griffin
Edward Stamp, per a
F Main
a ii Green, * co
Thus Harris, k Co
Webster, k co
J w  McKay
Dr w k Tolmio
I! Finlnyson
W II Oliver,
Goodwin k co,
lliintooii k co,
Ksvong Lee, k co,
Sporhork k co,
A Kaindlcr,
McDonald k co,
I'eid 4 McDonald,
British colonist,
(i Rousset,
Lester k Gibbs,
Curtis k Moore,
J W Johnson,
Jas Bell,
M Prag,
o A Bayley,
Pierce k Seymour,
E Marks,
S L Kelly,
N I! Thomas,
Phillip Lewis,
A Blackmail,
HO OOSeUm Franklin, & co 10 (M)
30 00G  Vignolo
:io (HIS Ringo,
20 OUT M Baehus
20 OODr Trimble
20 nOMiuehand, 4 CO
20 00G Richardson,
20 iiiiE k S m  lloldcmess,
2ii on   per R George
20 OONew Westminster
2D 01)    Times,
20 OOHotel de France,
25 00John Parker,
26 uoj A ucorea,
20 OOPickett k co,
20 out) Riseley,
20 OuT J Skinner,
20 OODr J S llelmckcn,
20 00J Russell,
20 00T Plielan.
20 oo.I S Drnmmond,
20 00L Driad,
20 00W D Moses,
5 OOcrane k Granion,
5 OORichard Lewis,
5 00J oorry,
!> (KlMiiry Pearson,
OOP Mt-ljuadc,
$ c.
25 00
' il
20 00
20 U0
2 i
25 00
10 00
10 CO
10 00
10 00
10 00
*•
10 00
10 00
IO 00
10 00
10 00
'  i
10 00
10 00
10 00
10 00
10 00
10 00
Mi
25 00
Dulip k Waddington, 25 OOPIiillips 4 co
Donald Frascr,
.1 JI Donne,
G 11 C,
A S Murray,
Thomas Trounce.
Adolph Sutro k co,
J H Gardner,
L Wolf,
L Lowenberg,
A WhittouAco, (VI
toria Gazette,)
20 OOlI Ilusper,
20 0015 Durham,
50 OOJohn Dickson,
20 OOL Eckstein,
20 OOChas. Rowell,
15 OOP Corbcnier,
15 00A J Brunn,
10 OOAlfred Fellows,
10 OOJoseph A nsten,
D Cnitin Hoog k co,
10 0011 BElla,
Washington Rest'rant,10 OOPierre Clasly,
H-J Pellcw-Grease,     io-OiUohnson &_Raa£"J.Pcrg
10 OOGoldcn 4 Brown,
K Gambit's.
John Copland,
II M Colin,
N McKenzie,
Haas, k Roscnlicld
Jacob Heiklemle,
(1 Huston,
J W Carey,-
Robcrt Liiing,
A Simson,
Frances k Robinson,
Wm B Smith,
John Leach,
Giovani Hicof,
R Crowsla,
Arther Brewster,
A Bclasco,
John Warner,
25 00
25 00
15 (70
15 00
10 00
10 00
10 00
15 00
10 00
10 00
5 00
5 00
5 00
5 00
5 00
5 00
5 00
2 50
2 5V
5 00
5 00
5 00
5 00
5 00
5 00
5 00
5 00
5 00
5 00
5 00
5 00
5 Oil
00
(ID
10 00S Elstvssa k co,
10 OOSaulay * Archer,
in OOA Lewis,
10 00J II McCann,
5 00A Gilinorc,
5 00.1 oh n Banks,
5 000 Jacobi,
5 OOL Lewis,
5 OOJohn Buckley,
5 OOL Hotelic,
5 00M Price,
2 50.1 Mollis,
2 50.1 J Freeman,
2 0011 M Sena,
1 00W F Herre',
2 00— Kopperman,
OOWui Stcinhergcr,
5 00
5 00
2 50"
2 50
2 50
2 50
2 50
3 00
2 50
2 50
2 50
2 00
2 00
2 00
5 00
c 00
20 OO
10 00
(CONTINUATION- OF LIST IN OCR NEXT.)
0
HENRY MANLEY, M. D.
Surgeon, &c.
FFICE  in Trouncc's-alley,   between   Government
and Yatcs-street, Victoria.
MR. JOHN COPLAND, LAW CHAMBERS.
TOWN LOTS, in various quarters, and farming lands
for sale. Money to loan on real estate, in town.
Debts collected, Accounts and Average Statements
adjusted. lm
TPIIELAN, cornei of Yates and Government-streets,
•  Victoria, dealer in Groceries, Provisions, Crockery,
and Glassware. tc
AMl'EL   PRICE   &  CO.,   Commission   Merchants
Wharf-strcect, Victoria, Vancouver Island.       Oct
s
SOUT11GATE k MITCHELL
COMMISSION MERCHANTS, Albert Wharf, Victoria,
Vancouver  Island, and Battery-street, San Francisco, California.
JD   CARROLL, Yatcs-street,  between  Wharf and
• Government-streets, Importer and Wholesale and
Retail dealer in Wines and Liquors. to
ROBERTSON STEWART k CO.,
COMMISSION   MERCHANTS,   Victoria,   Vancouver
Island.
DICKSON, CAMPBELL, k CO.,
COMMISSION    MERCHANTS,   Corner   Wharf   and
C    Johnston-streets,  Victoria,   V.    I.    Dickson,   De
Wolf k Co., Merchant-street, San Frnucisco.
WANTED.
VrUMEROUS copies of the " New Westminster Times
IN   of the  24th  September.     A ny person having the
samefjii confer a favor by bringing them to the office,
Vales-street.
TENDERS WANTED.
mnw COMMANDER IN CHIEF of Her Majesty's
KvlS^ t,lc Pacific will be freadyatao
„4ioik on Thursday morning, the 3rd of November
next t<" oat with such  persons as  "^iv be willing lo
i  ,"i I',,,- Btvmilvine Her Majesty's Ships and Vessels
contract, loi Buppiyi«b "»>      j n't, it,„.i',,,,,i Veireta-
at Esoulmalt and Victoria with Fresh Bccl an    vegeia
Ides, oi "he best quality, for one year, from the 1st ol
December next.
A form of the Tender may be seen at the Admiral s
Office; No Tender will be received after 10 o'clock on
t led,v Of Treaty, and it must be delivered, sealed, on
the .lay      l ,u"l'     ,ul,in.ssed  to the Commander in
Sponsible persons engaging to beco.ue bouudwRI.  he
person tendering ill Hie sum of 1100 Sterling, lor tne
due performance of the contract.        ......       ,. .
The Commander in Chief does not bind himself to
accept the lowest Tender. j_ L< SpUTHEY,
Secretary to the Commander in Chief.
II.M.S. Ganues, Esquimalt Harbor,
10th October, 1859. o25-2
\ Francis Bugaii 2 OODavid Green,
Booksellers and Stationers.
DEALERS in Standard, School, and Miscellaneous
Books. Novels.
Staple and Fancy Stationery,
Blank Books,
Gold Pens, and fine Pocket Cutlery,
Drawing and Photograph Paper^
Tracing Paper and Tracing Cloth,
Gift Books, and Annuals.
Stationer's Hall, Yates-street,
October 25th, 1859. Im-
EMrLOYMENT AGENCY  OFFICE "
WCAPEL MORISON begs to acquaint the public
„ of British Columbia and Voncouver's Island1,
that he has established the above office, for the purpose-
of facilitating the introduction of capital to labor, and
ns a means of assisting persons desirous of finding
Employment ou arriving iu this colony.
The extreme utility of sueh a medium as a registry
ollice in newly settled countries,* has been abundantly
proved by the success that has attended their formation in Canada, Australia, and other British colonies,
and the necessity of such an establishment here, has
become a matter of vital importance'.
For all further particulars, apply at the' office of the
" New Westminster Times."
October 25th, 1859, In*
JOHN WRIGHT,
AUOUITBCT,
Yates Streel, Victoria,
IS PREI'AKED to furnish  designs for all  kinds of
public and private buildings.
Superintendence, valuation, and measurement of the
different descriptions of mechanical work connected
Willi building.
oc25-te
FOR    SALE.
Ex Latest Arrivals.
JAMAICA Rum, in puncheons and hogsheads.
McKenzie, k Co.'s superior Scotch Whiskey, in
puncheons.
Stewart & Co.'s superior Scotch Whiskey, in pUnchs.
Superior French Brandies, in qr. casks.
Byass, k Co.'s Bottled Ale, in pints
Ind k Cope's Burton Ale, in qrts and pints.
Tooth's Bottled Ale in qrts.
Oregon Cider, iu cask and bottle.
Dull' Gordon's superior Pale Sherry,
Gonzales, do        do        do
Superior London Bottled Port Wine.
SOUTUGATE & MITCHELL.
FOR SALE.
500
By the Undersigned,
Mais Batavia Rice.
j yj 50 kegs Scotch Oatmeal.
200 casks superior^UBe^^ & ^c^
CIGARS FOR SALE.
K aaa Ilavanna Cigars, (choice brands.)
• M )\ )\ ) 20,000 Manilla Cigars.
y 11)1)00 do       Cheroots.
SOUTUGATE & MITCHELL.
October 25th, 1859.  _™	
mENDER^are^^
A  than £250, drawn on the LU1UK3 <j-j»»
of Her Majesty's Treasury Umdon.^ ^^
' ' Treasurer.
September 7lh, 1850.
"
KHBHHfi
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mmumaMmaaammmmuum
.,--" wmmmnfm —
TIIE  NEW   WESTMINSTER TIMES.
(.'itciatiuf.
(Ill,  BUY  MV   I LilUT'l'S!
(OKIGINAL.)
Oh. buy my (Towers, they're fresh and lair.
Cull'd in tlie morning hour:
The pride of every wreath is llrere,
From dell, and brake, and bower.
Oh. buy my doners ! ihe primrose pale,
The violet darkly blue ;
Casting their sweetness on the gale,
This morn I've sought for you.
Oh, buy my flower's each distant pet
I've scareb'd for wreaths of light,
The matchles blue " forget-me-not"
The graceful poppy bright.
And twining round my fairy wreath,
The primrose may lling,
The sweetness of ils honcy'd breath
Upon the breeze of Spring.
Then buy my flowers they're fresh and fair
Cull'd in the morning hour,
The pride of every wreath is there,
From dell, and brake and bower.
LET US TRY TO BE  HAPPY.
beloved young b
a isumptiou of il
tin-  regulation  i
pit sided, was so
which envy  al   .-
person  and   manner
formed no trifling part, that .-he. as
 = " !       7T77~      T       i          7~ HOTEL INTERNATIONAL. 1'' O I' N D,
,rd nnd nnKcrcd beyond measure at the who  bad   known  her : but Sophy, in whose gleesoni' 	
a-  stripling who lire umed  to attempt breast sorrow   was never long an occupant, observing „.„rl.p0  CALIFORNIA.    "VfEAR BEACON HILL,  A RED   LEATHER POCK
,f the establishmenl over which she ! the mekncholy dejection of Alfred s countenance, said, ; ^.^fiDKHsi'cNED invites the attention of the j ^   ET-BOOK, containing sundry documents.   ApphV
overcome with contending feelings, in whilst gently drawing bun away, "Well, now, having T1   ' ^   ;'inl   '           ,  Btrangers  in   particular, ! with particulars, to the ollice of the "New Westminster
eeing the superior graces of Alfred's fully admired ihe magnificence o   your cousin's seat ■   *™«  pumic                                established    Times."                                                        ocll-tc    '
nner over his  morewealthy   cousin suppose  we  turn  our attention to your own, or that    to     he  me.     ol    "• on  A    flrgt   d      ;    _____ . _^
, part, that she, as on the former day, which will be yours on some not far distant day. under  the   pen                                                                                                    NOTICE.                             ^
!,J  Her room until a hearty burst of       "Will be mine?    I cannot understand I     replied **™**> 50' aS
clf-commnniou had restored her usual Alfred. ti,p T.pn'sce and Mannirer, witli a delicacy not wishing   *\/fR. CHAS. W. WALLACE, Junr., holds our nowa,.
,d enabled her to hear without further        "Oh! you must not look so search.nglv, as if I hud ™J^f*'£?%ebta  of other houses, cannot    M   of Attorney, will  represent  our   interests?^
ogiums which  all the  servants were discovered some mighty mystery; for it is no secret, to enroac   upor. ti t                                      enterprise    attend to all business connected with our Firm.  '      *
object of their former dislike.    Every assure you. as every creature in the village knows tha rec< HI the IliarKCU                                 b,.    fa    »                                                  DICKSON* (• VMIMM-'I I  * ™
dy housekeeper bad something favor- I Mr. Alfred Graham is destined to succeed nrdwold    has b   n re ce    d ^ g.1        *e(,tabil;t    i DICKSON, CAM1 BELL k CO.
a.„e  to tell of Mr. Allied  Graham, whose  popularity pastor in his holy office; but 1 tell you candidly I shall ; 1,  in     ";, ^   , .  , ^ -    „,.;„_. m0lJe hl Uich th(_
had increased in the same ratio as Lord St. Clair's had | regret the change, because it is  impossib e  that I can : ^"gngJ'O            1
diminished  among the  household ; and  Mrs. Norton, j overlook up with fear or reverence to the frolicsome j ho tel isi c on         i.                                                 ceg q{
unable to say a word in extenuation of Hie proud, con- youth whom I first saw making such wild grimaces and ; > CMrtig uousto .        '                    f      ,     mshiona.
temptuous  bearing  of the   deposed   favorite,   moved j telling such drol Stories while pulling my CO ton-box J    »'L         ;,de ,"u I   at hunlin.s: Ihus rendering
about. ,ad aud   melancholy, striving to be deal' to .he , in order.    Nol that image  will  never be  obliterated , 1   I     >'   »■»"■    '         DeSIBAI1le StocVino Place for
praises and   blind  to  Hie" superior attractions of the i Iron, my mind, could you attain  he years of .Methuselah ; '    j'     " ^' »£™ \ K'NT1.KMAS. during Ihcir stay in
young , who, destined to no loftier station than Hie I and wear the longest beard Of all  he tribe of Judahl      , Iamiubs A.nd
village parsonage, should  ye.  presume   to regale  his j ft," Saucy girl I    The laugh shall  be on my side yet : j San Prnncisco                               $2.50 per day.
I'..;,.n.l-. in.,,., ll,,. l,,v Ina ,.)' Hi-,1,.11,1  1'iiiirt.                               I 1  Will  c                                                                  tniiv    I    11 \1 l.'\'
GOVERNMENT.   STREET.
. village parsonag  ...  ,.__. . ^^^^ _
' friends upon the luxuries of Graham Court. | 1 will ' .,,.,.
After thevouiigmen had taken a long ramble through |     "What?"   asked  Sophy,  gaily,  observing that hi
' 'he park, th'ev emerged from  the wood into tho public : pnuscd.
■o.ol  wh re thei   bad   not proceeded  far  before they!     " Keep you waiting one full hour upon your wedding
■  ••  '      •      * '* ' morn, or, lj/dtcr still, I will show up your faults in nil
WHOLESALE   and    Retail     Dealer   in   llardivaro
»»     Agricultural  Implements,   Bar  Iron, Steel ,lnj
II. K.
Let US try to be happy I  we may  if we will
(_ Kind some pleasures in life to o'crbulnnco Ihe ill :
lhero was never an evil, if well understood,
But what, rightly mnnnged, would turn to a good,
D  WC were but us ready to look to the light
As wo are to sit moping because ii is night,
V>o«ujould nun ii a truth, both in word and in deed,
J Imi who tries to lie happy is sure to succeed.
Lotus try lobe happy! B0  shades of regret
■*'<■ sure to hang round, which  wecumiol forget :
l,^eirc times when the lightest of spirits musl bow
We      , it     ","?!'?. frtC0 """'i' Cloud O.I its brow ;
Womust,   eveirb.d f,pclings, th c purest and best,
But  1,1.,,,,1,ll,ted,l,,,,col«1i»'-•'■• I...SO...S ..I ivst j
J"i   »' '•   ";*ei;cr o«r0«-„Brh.r, Ule gl.0ftter ,„„. „;,.,,
L° Hy to be happy, lest other hearts bleed.
01iv1'''V,'l',!'C,,laiw! itis "ot for long
o shall cheer on each other by eonnsel or so..-,
II  «e make the best use of our ,IW that we na,':'
here is much we can do to enliven the wav
Let us only in earnestness ench do our best
 I Mrs.   Fitzmolton,  reluming  from  one of
her ncwamongering ewpeditions  (us   Mrs.   Norton,   with
w horn Ih; ' lady  was no favorite, ti rmed llioso periodical vi its lo the cottagers.)    On catching n glimpse of
the strangers, Bhesiu.'kened her usunl rapid pace, ko as
to meet theui nt the turning of the road   which led  lo
the drove, when to ask them to nccompany her homo
would be a natural and ca.-y matter.   Her stratagem
was successful, and with such consummate tacl did she
, uttaek the weak side of his huughtj  lordship, that sho
| had Iho supreme felicity of entering her  house arm in
I arm with an embryo peer of the British realm.
i hi entering Ihe breakfast-room, whither the delighted
' hostess losl no time in c hiding Ihcni, the first object
Ihnl attracted the atteution of the young men was
i Angelina, who. listlessly lounging on a small couch,
with her canine favorite by her side, whose lung, (lossy
ears .-he was idly stroking, looked more than usually
beautiful, for the flush of expeetatioii tinged her cheek
and imparted a degree of expression to her features^
totally dill'erenl from their usual spiritless immobility,
and considerably aided her wild scheme of subjugating
the inexperienced heart of the noble Karl St. Clair.
Just opposite, upon a large low ottoman, sat poor, plain
Sophy; the fervent beams of a meridian sun streamed
through the broad French window, and fell full upon
her sunburnt, though good-humored countenance. Her
figure gained nothing by her attire, which was id'tin'
plainest description, and by no means of a becoming
fashion.    She was busily encased i
« i        -,   —   *.w.., ._>i__, m,j
Iron-Moiigery, and Stove and Tinware of every doscrin-
tion. Glass and Crockery Ware, Wood and" Willow!
Ware, kc.
j  n i,,kv, I ,   "T ,l"  •'";"•■"  h!3 fiends and the public that he
!>,- „ rlotnr i   ''''*   »"!■(• US t   Itssorl llll'llt of   lhc above Oil this Islllllt)
, . .   .    ' ropnotor.     ■ %% |,i,), he offers for sale at the lowest rates. •
The "International Hotel Coach   is in attendance al .      October 4   1850. ,
all hours, to convey  Passengers to and from the Hotel, IC
im sermons
■oiiverling one of
lieiore Gou and our conscience   and trust for tl •    Angelina's last year's, drosses into a frock for one of her
rest ; | younger sisters, and by her side was a huge old work-
box, Bluffed to the lid with  such u  mass of lictcrogc-
Slill taking this truth, both in word nnd in deed
that who tries to be happy is sure to succeed.'
Elizahbtu P. Roiieiits.
PEE US AND   PRO TEG EES.
ClI.M'TKU   VII.
(To be continued.)
SOVEREIGN LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY,
NO,    III   ST.  JAMK.s'   BT1IBKT,
L 0 X D ii N .
T'il-KTLT.S:
_,	
The III. Hon. tlie Earl Talbot, K. 0. ,ic.
II. B. Cabbell, Gsq.j M. P., I'. It. S., F. S. A.
Henry Fowuall, Esq.
Sir Claude Scott, Bart.
DIBBCTOnS!
Chairman.—Lieut. Col. Lord A. Lennox.
JJ^.. Chairman.—-T..C. Granger, Esq., M. P.
John Asliburner, Esq.. M. D.
T. M. Batardj Esq.
J. P, Bathurst, Esq.
Sir James Carinichael, Bart.
Jolin Gardiner, Esq.
Charles Osborn, Esq.
ALL POLICIES INDISPUTABLE.
for $1.1)0 each including baggage.
A    C A II I)
tc
supreme court of civil justice op british
Columbia.
IT HAVING BEEN tho subject of remark with persons passing the corner of Government and Yates-
Blrocts, that the buildings lately removed thereto were
not in accordance with tlio general line of Iho street, I
would state I, being the one attached to the Laud Office
whose   duly it   was   to   make Ihe   original   survey and
I'OI.KMAX   VS.   SOLOMON.
rNSOLVENT.-NOTICE is hereby given that J.0SBB
J- Solomon, formerly of the firm of Solomon .v. Cantrlll
ut Lytton, afterward engaged with mules, above Lytton
and lately a prisoner at Langley Jail, for non-pnyment
ol n del,i due  to  Charles Coleman, the plaintiff in tho
,""'*•   "''•> '".■""*, ;.* ,    .'<-■' .'   '         •'. ofadeludiic   to   Charles  I
..Inns, and mark out the property in question, am kindly      . .     ... ,., ,    . ,  »
authorised by the Survcvor General, publicly to assert ;'!"|U' ' "."• ""'  °". ',"'   l«b beptcmbcr, inst.,  present
that he has personally examined them, and is fully as- '"V'r     ^L             r    ,■""''' ,l""-v",1" ,,l('   bonefi' of the
surcd of their accuracy—the error in position of the *,.cl   '"',..""'  ''('li(l "'  '"solvent debtors and to be dls-
Buildings being directly attributable to tho contractors '' '•'"-i" '""" custody, us an insolvent debtor, and that
havinc removed the fence, on  lhc street side of which !'" !"s '""':'""',n;,   "".'.   Pcrs.01laI) '""^ he vested i„ ttn
IIUIIUIII^.^     Il'.lll^    lllll-l    Ll,      ,H I I   I , Ml l ., "1,       I"     b..U      V   ,'. >,,<>■    ,.,...
having removed the fence, on  ihe street side  of which ,       . . • ,-  -0---
Ihc corner posts wee nailed, without bavin- previously , »ss'gnee lor tlie benefit ol lus creditors.
..-...-      - is -■■-' .i i And .Notice  is hereby  further given  that the said
Moses Solomon is to file his Schedule as required by the
said net of Parliament, on or before the 20th day ol
September, inst., with E. Howard Sanders. Esquire a
i deputy registrar of this court, aud. further, is to anne'ar
and be examined nersonnlh- lmfm-n  ii.;» f   .....   .
marked the corresponding points on the ground.
ll. UOMFRAY, C. E., kc.
Victoria, October 1 I, 1859.
C II E A P     F U E L ! !
Vale, oil the 15th October, in \|
Bv oi
before  this Court, ut Fort
GREAT REDUCTION  IN THE  PRICE OF COALS! I | For, Ui>]>!, ,, ,,_ gept   13$™VR T' BUSI^t_ft
fTll) enable families to  Supply  themselves with   !•
Uld
Assurances granted on the lives of persona in every
station of life, and cvory part of the world, on peculiarly
favorable terms.
box, Bluffed to the lid with  such u  mass of liclcrogc- I     Every facility afforded to persons assuring the lives j  x
neons articles as most assuredly never found their way ; of others, so as to render such policies effectual seen- j
into n lady's keeping before.   " ritics. or the approaching winter, wo  shall, until further no
Languidly and gracefully Angelina rose and received        Persons proceeding beyond the limits of Europe may I
the strangers, who, marshalled by her mother, look the ! effect assurances on  payment  of moderate  increased | tiL.(, sci] tuc jjCst
seats the latter indicated, fronting tho lounge on which    rates.
                              " seats the latter indicated, fronting the lounge on which rales.
c     , she  placed herself beside her peerless daughter, and Immediate annuities granted on liberal terms, afford-                               NANAIMO COALS
(iu ino p w             At'Tun lit. soon contrived to stnrt a very interesting conversation ing great advantage to persons of limited income.
cousin wcFe"iW"'"s li,"'"',„g. Loi'4--S(.-c-l-,iH a-ud bis betweon-tfee pRir-r-wbon-i,-foi-"ycars, shc.-htul incilitotedJ     Dcferredjtuiuuiliu'.s.miiyhe iiarxljAS'id.JItu.'.ate.9_whi&.h_.,,       .. .   ..       ... , ,
»•'« rccidUng "1"8l"B'';icm'!'-lv,-'s''J'exploring the house '" 'mite for life.   Whilst with ears, and eyes, and every i secure a return ol  the whole or part of the premiums , m quantities oi one I on ami tipintrus
1,1:11   the desev'i'e'i ^'""hbil pleasures and nssociutions 'acuity upon the stretch, she  filled up all pauses, and paid, in case the age at which  the  annuity is to com- |
bronchi, en ,■..-.,,   ,,u'' '•'iiia.-i   |-i,,.,„,ii ,...,-i., ... .suiinlied all ilelieieni-ies ■ she in-iile a hnndi'iid innuiries    menco he not attained. ! room i.
,        ,      deserted "iii,,\"'\" ■ >"".
bioughtso vivhiiyi,,,, • '"''gotten   npartments
lerrupled by u„. ',„,u„m |.r """da, when they were in
ten, who awaited their -,',','1'"'1" "' ■'"'■ Henry Fitemo
|  AlKr Ihe usual grctfniK_i"™"" '"'A'"' '''"''""T-
at Twelve dollar:
supplied all deficiencies: she mado a hundred inquiries | menco be not attained
about   his   lordship's   relatives   j,,   a   breath, found  a j      Also
Also Endowments'on Widows and Children.
anoiii   ins   lorilsliip s   relatives   m   a   nrealli, loiinu   a ;      -viso r.uuow-menis.on iviuows anil c niHiren.
thousand sympathies between himself and Angelina in !     Loans are granted, on approved security, to parlies
the next; until  Allied,  tired of u scene which   com- i effecting assurances with the Company,
nclerislic  frankness' ''''|"'"' l1''"':'' ^'"1, witli his char- I l'l°tely  enlightened him   on the object  their scheming I     All the Company's  Engagements are guaranteed by
Westminster, nnd so tuliill'" -"Uly ^Ufl  ''("turned   from    hostess had in view, unable to smother Iho laugh that i an ample subscribed and paid-up capital,
rules of fiishioiinblo  visilinV?!""'11"1 ol'"-lie hours aud ! convulsed his features, precipitately rose, aud, to cover '     l'i'..s..,.,i„s,.s „,,,i n„.  n»»«,in. fn™.  ,,c ,,,-„,„,--„i
J have not transgresscdits U      i'  ' 'In-0W ""' whether '  '''s confusion, threw himself beside Henry on the broad
early,   but 1   could uot resist tl '•t'.Cil^'mS HP«n you so | '""' window  ledge, and   in   his  hurry  overturned till
claim kindred with some '.'",•.. ""l''u.',i''''''' 1 felt to i l",or Sophy's casket of treasures, from  among which
our dull neighborhood ran 'i '""^''"i;d spirits ihan i some beautifully-made fishiiig  (lies were thrown upon
vanity to  think that  if ,, '    °"f ;   Ih-"|,v' ' had U,e    the carpel.
field-sports, I niip-ht nroi-'e ""-V l"'edil,-''.'Uun for!     " How delicately formed I" said Alfred, in admiration
ion; but perhaps  your occnnnC ""ftcccl)tllul<! compnn-    teking one up j "iife itself could hardly be more per-
•lions character,"  couth,,,,,i   i   "", ""1 "' "  """''-' sl'l-    '"' l ! >"u "'"--1  tell me where to purchase them, that
.j:,,,,. ,.,,„;   ',""■.. .     —i -"■- '"c oi u  more slu-    '"'l ' V>u must tell mc u here to purcuusc
on   wi    ',,'''', ,c,'",n!"t''1   ''Oi glancing at the table, ( may get a supply when we ride to L -."
on   Mm,   pnmphlcte,   fresh   from  il„,  press.,,,,,/  „/, " Tbcy  are  my  sister's  making,   and  So.d.v   docs
bliick-leltcred.tomes were piled   ;Vi, v/..'.'...„ U ,!    '', ...iS   . .„,w,<,'.,,„,,     is it rjossibo?"   and  Alfred
iwv iinv\ un, ^i.viiKer  leu convince" rfiftt one nt least or !',-.,    .,, . ,  ,, ,   ,   ..
the persons he addressed would he a more congenial :   ookod with more interest towards that young lady than
con nion to ihcir venerable pastor than to him, nnd . I"' h"? y^ftowed upon her.
guessing that one .„ be the young thoologist, he turned ' ,. " !>,'!"• Angolina,' saidHcnry, observing the (.recto Lord St. Clair, in hope of receiving the wished-for ( ,""! ?' ,J,IS CVCSJ tll,ri ''s .'.e '"lo maiden, who loves
participation in his favorite pursuits. ""•','."•"' !3oUei'Ttl,nn  H' f'n'lfv llcr ldi,° hvvlhvr a wl"u,s
A stiff bow aud preparatory " ahem " from his lord-    n"'1  i""',1';,'    Ut ",'° '\^™v you I
ship were interrupted by Alfred's exclaiming, in a light, I (   '.'1G?.0(1 HJn"n« !,what "J contrast     burst involuri-
joyous tone, "I take you  at your  word,  Eit-miolton     lanly Irom A freds lqis as his^eyes glance,  alternately
and after warning you that I an, rather despotic in mv ! ".'""1 onc tn the ot'ier "', ,ll(' s,stcr3' whlls  ,hlilcxl,rcf
sway, vou must uot hereafter c p i thai I draw too ! SIV?, countenance formed a commentary on his thoughts
rargcly on your time and patience.   Xo protoslations,    I'crlectly intelligible to poor Sophy, whoso spints, al-
but let us forth and enjoy tlie sunshine.    Say, shall we    rcad/ saddened by a violent Hood of invective from her
idcorwalk?" ' mother, sank 1   -. ,',-
Prospectuses and the  necessary forms  of proposal,
with every information, may be obtained on application,
either per onally or by letter, at the Company's offices,   i
II. D. DAVENPORT,
ocl8-tc Seciiktary.
For particulars apply to E. H. Kixa, Victoria.
DRUGS,  CHEMICALS, PATENT MEDICINES, PERFUMERY, &c, &c,
x' - - .. . j'A-^0.x;Kfi (i'lJos.''"
in.lion lbs.   Will TE    L E A D.
J E F F ll I E S   .v.   Ii A N K S ,
Vales Street,
Have    Koit   s.M.i-:
t   LARGE  Assortment  of WINDOW  GLASS, and
■£*■   Artist's Tools and Colors.    Oil, Turpentine, Varnish I'utty, Graining'fools, &c, kc
Also  a  large   assortment  of WALL   PAPER, Uor-
ders ami Mi.\i,d Paints.
NOTICE TO   FARMERS AND OTHERS.
JI1EGG. practical Gardiner and Nursery-man, lutein
obtained the agency for the sale of Fruit Trees Irom
ome of the best Nurseries in Oregon nnd (.'a li Corn in,
' will he happy to supply fanners and others with the
j choicest descriptions of Fruit 'frees, al the lowest mur-
! ket prices. ,J, Ii. will also nltcnd to the planting out
i of trees, if required.     All trees planted by him will be
 I warranted lo grow, and true to name.    For particulars
~ ' j apply ul the ollice of the " New \\ cstminstcr Times."
DICKSON, CAMPBELL, k CO., N.'B.—Gardens, Orchards, and public parks, will bo
FFER   for    sale,   ex  steamer   "FORWOOD,"   and j laid out   on the best  principles, and mosl  reasonable
, eni nwivnis— I terms.    The  full is the proper  season for planting out
I trees.
per ton of 2,2 10 pounds.
J (i II N   T.   L ITTLE   k   CO.,
Agent Victoria Coal Company.
Victoria, September 23, 1850. lm
CAMPHENE
For Sub', nt lowest rates, by
Laxiii.ky Buos.
QUICKSILVER AND ACIDS
For Sale, at lowest rates, by
La.noi.kv linos.
ride or walk ?"
Henry modestly waited his lordship's reply, and at
length it came, slow, lingering, and nicthodicHl. "Do
which is most agreeable to yourselves, and allow mc
Ihe same freedom. My pen, my books, have never-
failing charms for mo, and this old library is indeed u
treasure ; so you must excuse mc for In-day, as I am
anxious to see what accordance there is between the
opinions of Tillotson and "
'•Nonsense, St. Clair! I am not going to let you remain purine; over those musly folios until your cheek
acquires the same sallow hue ; neither shall I permit
you to forestall me in paying your devoirs to Mr.
Dynevor and Mrs. Norton, with whom you were such a
favorite in times gone by, to the utter exclusion of my
lrnfortuiiale self;" and, regardless of his lordship's
evident reluctance, Alfred Graham drugged him off in
triumph to the bull.
Whilst wailing for Ihcir lints and gloves, that young
gentleman, who was stnnding with Henry Fitzmollon,
nt some distance from Lord St. Clair, said, in a low
and  confidential   lone, " Vou would  scarcely suppose
that my cousin, now looking so reserved and thought- , .-»< " [lunuuu ruuencssj nut llic Kind urbanity ol Sir.
ful, should have been nt Eton sueh a very different Fitzmolton, and Henry's frnnk manners, soon restored
character, yet so il is ; and I, generally aecounlcd  Ihe ! his good-humor, and leaving St. Cluir to the society ol
greatest book-worm in tho establishment, feel so in- [ Angelina, and her wily mother, beset out, accompa-
vi.r...-..i..a i '<-      •
mother, sank beneath this new proof of her irremedi-
ublCj ugliness, and the large, heavy drops which
Streamed thickly and silently from her swollen eyelids
bore testimony to her wounded feelings.
Shocked at the inadvertency, aud really pained nt
having drawn forth her tears by his thoughtless exclamation, Alfred lost no time in uniting his efforts to her
brother's caresses ; and Sophy, ever accessible to kindness, soon forgot her momentary grief, and listened in
Unfeigned delight to some comical stories which Alfred
related for her amusement, nor was her merriment
abated when, with a schoolboy's freedom, ho insisted
I on selling her cotton-box in order, making, of course,
1 a thousand blunders in his Herculean labor.
Thus passed the lime until Mr, Fitzmolton entered,
and with him came luncheon, of which the lady of the
house would insist on Lord St. (/'lair's partaking, paying him all tho while the most obsequious attentions,
while she neglected to offer the slightest mark of courtesy to her less wealthy guest.
Alfred, who had  never  been   so  thoroughly  set  ut
nought before, could hardly help feeling offended at
neb   pointed  rudeness; but the kind urbanity of Mr.
SPERM, LINSEED,   CHINA,  POLAR,   LARD,   AND
SHARK OILS,
For Sale, at lowest rates, by
Lan'iiley Buos.
OFFER   for    sa
recent arrivals
Irish Pork and Butter,
Raeon and Hams,
Ale, iu bulk and bottle,
Porter, in bottle,
flask i'"V'i,|'- :" Uu''"
I'nrt and Sherry \\ lues,
Champagne, in pints and quarts,
Claret Wine, iu cases.
Sugar, brown and crushed,
Rice, Carolina and China,
Blankets and Clothing,
Hoots and  Shoes,
Canvas, Twine and Rope,
Tinware,
Oilman's stores.
Sept. 15, 1850.
c\
lin
nicd by Henry and Sophy, to visit the village church
During  their  walk,  Sophy  showed such a perfect
 ii.      i- . i ..    .'   ^ ■    .   ' .
vlgorated by my native air, and am in such outrageous
STr.uql,li:.l.!'V;".l,lr","l'il»i'"'-^"-""l'l  not know mc-
as
spc
qui,'.,.,,     „,,,„,,,„,,   UI1H.  [,„,   earlv. St    Clair-   lei ns I  ■   e .'• ■"■","*   ' "*'"  ts"'"'"! "" '"-"  lla  '"" "
have as long a day us possible     Sun ,oe u-    ill I ,-      I m,mnmtloni which  she conveyed  in  such  choice nm
o'clock."              *      *  "'""'   buW'0se«e fix seven    appropriate language, that Alfred felt considerable sur
ii it,,  i.,i„   i i   ii  nrise.   und   could   nni   Iw.:,.   ;„i„„„„ii.,  „..i ,...i..:„.
factl  hardly know myself."    lie  luiiffbe    mcrriW i     T,g thf(,walk'  Sophy .showed such a perfect
ho   concluded;   then  observing  Iho    mLiu,     **  I Unowlodfe'0 ul   H"-" antiquity of the  building, and tin
caking lo Lord St. Clair about the dinner- lour's'T'l ! *tyU'  °J ''U  n«}>«tocturo and  adornments, while  she
ickly, "Oh, do not dine too earlv St   Clair   Ir-M, i -c^ P.ossess,0.d of s« much general, as well us local
ve as long a day as possible    Sn'i,',,,,-,'. „•.  ul     ,.     I lnfm'milt'»", which  she conveyed in such choice and
"My late lord, Heaven bless him, always dined at
five, and I thought your lordship might like old customs kept up still," argued Mrs. Norton, scarcely able
to restrain the anger she fell at Mr. Alfred Graham's
presuming to dictate to her beloved young lord.
But Mr. Alfred Graham was not to be put down so
easily, and continued, though in a less spirited lone,
'• The time we shall have to spend ul the Court, is so
short that I should prefer making the most of it in
everyway; my out-of-door occupations will keep me
engaged until sunset, whop | shall '"■ quite pynpimwi to
(lo'jusliee lo your well known culinary celebrity, my
good Mrs. Norton.''
The pleasing  smile which animated  his  liandsonu
,,,„ i  .i...      »• •
prise, and could not help internally ncknowlcdginB
that, notwithstanding her short, dumpy figure, and want
of beauty, she was a most agreeable companion; nnd
when be saw the sweet soft smile that beamed in her
eyes, as she looked up in her brother's face, he more
than half suspected that she was also very amiable.
At length they reached the churchyard, by Ihe gate
of which stood the small vestry room, where u meeting
was then being held,to which Henry adjourned, leaving
his friend and sister to proceed without him to tin
church.
SALE   OF PUBLIC LANDS
IN
NANAIMO.
VAXcoi'vun Island Colony,
August lHth, 1850.
ON and after Thursday, Hie 1st Sei'TEMIieb next
30,000 acres of AGRICULTURAL and MINERAL
LANDS, recently surveyed at Nanaimo, will be sold at
the Land Ollice, Victoria, on the usual terms. If any
case shall then occur of two or more persons wanting
to purchase the same Lund, such Land will at once be
put up to competition und sold to the highest bidder.
JOSEPH D. PEMBERTON,
Colonial Surveyor.
SELIM   FRANKLIN   &   CO.,
ACCTlO.S'llEltH AND LAND AdENTB,
Vales street, A'ictoria.
rpiiW.N LOTS IN VICTORIA AND ESQUIMALT, und
J- Farming Lauds disposed of at public and private
sale. Surveys, Plans, Deeds, Mortgages, and Agreements prepared by competent parties attached lo the
ollice. Merchandise, Household Furniture, kc, disposed of.
Advances made on Consiunmbnts.
Gold Dust Purchased.
BANK   OF   BRITISH   NORTH   AMERICA.
Established in   in;i(i.
Incorporated by  Royal Charier in 1810.
CAPITAL £1,000,000.
0 o r it t   o r   n i it i; ,■ t <> n s :
Henry liarnewall, Esq.
Thomas II. Brooking, Esq.
Robert Curler, Esq.
William Chapman, Esq.
William R. Chapman, Esq.
JauicsJohnCimnnins,Esq,
John llloxaiii Elin, Esq.
Oliver Ferrer, Esq.
Alex. Gillespie, Esq.
Sir A. Pellet Green. K. N.
Francis  Le Breton,  E.-ip
John Ranking, Esq.
SECBETAnV:
Charles M'Nub, Esq.
BANKERS I
The Bank of England,
Messrs. Glyn, Mills k Co.
ESTABLISHMENTS IN TUB COLONIES.
GbneiiAIi Maxaukii, Thomas Pnton, Esq.
C.   VERB E V DEN,
iMi..'>:-i-i:i>,   c laeior,   and    Jiiiilder,   corner  of
111.nn h..rd and Kane-streets, near tlie Church, is
prepared to contract for or superintend the erection of
Brick Buildiugs, Frame Cottages, Wood and Brick Fire-
I'roof Stores and Dwellings, kc, all iii the best style of
architecture and in tho cheapest and best workmanlike
manner.
A long experience in Europe and the United States,
and a perfect knowledge of bis profession, are a guarantee that any work entrusted to him shall be satisfactorily executed.
Plans, drawings, and specifications, made in every
stylo al ihe shortest notice. ocll-'im
Quebec, Canai
Montreal,      do
Ottawa, do
Kingston,       do
Toronto, do
Hamilton,       do
Dundas, Canada.
B.llANTI'01111,     (10
London,        do
St. Johns, New Brunswick.
Halifax, Nova Scotia, and
Victoria, V. I,
It was n sm-sll but neat oiTIlice, with few attornments, |
r and those chiefly confined to the southern side, whither |
^^ | us thoy bent their way, Sophy said,   "So you wish to
features; and the judicious"HaitciTwhich hZi"!!!" I <!XI""i,lc 3'"'"'cousin's seat first, I see; but 1 hope you
speech, alike failed |„ propitiate the nneien   - I aro "uf so umbltl0"3 "'' occupying it ns Angelina, for so
was al that moment loo much  rallied to , ,ii-,  eiil,!,'-' i ona,nlorcd  has sho  become of ils rich crimson velvet.
particularly as her young lord cave in In  il      , ' ' cush|0nsi tllnt J ""' lll'''i'i|l sho will even ask his lord-
mciit, by saying,  "Let it be seven, then, Mrs   Norton" ■     -*-'" ''"""''"'l" llor SiUi"g lhorB ' "
and do not  trouble  me any   further about tlie matter'
Serve the meals at whatever hour vou mink l;i  mui I , ° ." ~°—---, -, 	
have the gong sounded.    If I fool disposed to take fnnH -'i      nt  "lu  memmcn<   "'   ll01'  companion, who
I shall  find my   way to tho citing-room  but I rcnuest ™T°d  Sroally amused  at  the   notion  of Angelina's
my privacy may not be intruded on by nnv nerson a   i      .i'Ug B° u1nc?'»mon a request; but hismirth subsided
any time;" and the haughty lord, takinjr bis hn  f , h    i ?' n'a   "' "'° '"'"'' m'm' whlch sto0(1 lho tomb of
tbo  atlendiint, strode will, 'a   solemn  ,,,7,,, ,,,',:.l' ,,!    ! th.C  lll« oo«ulcB8.    " Oh, 1 knew you would admire il,"
cried  Sophy, standing  by  her  compauiou's  side, and
SACRAMENTO BOUSE,
Waddington street, near Yates street.
rpiILS HOUSE has been newly fitted up and entirely
J- renovated, and is conducted on the. European Plan.
The TABLE will be supplied with the best the .Market
affords.
Board nnd Lodging  §7 00
Single Meals     0 50
The travelling public are requested to call.
— SvWN' NICHOLAS «"Co.'
AUENTS in  new VOIIK .
Messrs. It. C. Fcrgusson, F. II. Grain, k C. F. Smith
■ill William Street.
VI0T0BIA  BRANCH.
Temporary Offices,  Government Street.
Gold Dust and Hills of Exchange Purchased.
and Hills of Exchange Purchase
DRAFTS ISSUED ON
A S S A V O F F ICE,
Vales street,
Third door above Freeman k   Co.'s Express, A'ictoria, V. 1.
the attendant, strode with a solemn mien across the
ball, and down into the park.
As the others followed will ire active steps, Graham
looking back with a mosl mischievous smile, exclaimed
"■('overs for three, Mrs. Norton, if you please, for the
chances are that 1 will bring back some friend or other
to koep mc company in case it should be fast day with
my noble cousin ; und pray remember that I am very
fond of fish, and "
But be wns talking to Hie winds—the housekeeper,
pnii*.„,  \       unmerited coldness mid hauteur of her
ships consent to. her sitting there I' A SSAYS OP GOLD, SILVER, and ORES of ovory
J bis was spoken with innocent gravity; but Sophy, , i\_   description,  promptly   und faithfully made, and
who could see nothing  litughablo  m   the  mailer, was | rc,urna „ivcil within sijJ i,*        in H.„,s ()1. C()il   .„  t,K.
surprised  at  Ihe  merriment   ol   her  cinnamon, who I u||U()11   ()|.   „„,  depositor.     ADVANCES   MADE   ON
OOLI) DUST FOR MELTING.    We would respectfully
solicit from Miners and Dealers their patronage.
As vouchers for Ihe correctness of our Assays, wc
  , refer with permission to the following Hankers, who
gazing with" tearful eves "upon the monument before ! for nearly three years have shipped liars Assayed by
them. It was of Parian marble, and erected by the late J us (in California,) to Europe and the. Eastern States :
carl to (he memory of his wife. The sculptor had: fj, Davidson, San Francisco; Satiier k Church, San
given life-like beauty to the elligies; nnd the features of j Francisco ; Tali.ant «t W'ii.iik, do.; AllEL (li'V, do.;
the reclining figure bore a striking resemblance lo the Parrot k Co., do.; Wui.i.s, Faikio, k Co., do., and Fui:i;-
youthful countess. ■ JUN & Co.'s Express.
They stood awhile silently and Badly contemplating        .,     , . , .   . „ ,,,,,,.
the  calm  and saintly beauty of her whose spirit had    „ f!8.0'^ .I10?m* l>.°''m*ssipn, wo refer to the Lank ol
been so early recalled to its native heave,,, but whose j br^h -Wtl' America, in V ictoria,
name and virtues were yet hallowed iu the hearts of all MARCHAND, Jr., & Co.
London,
New Voihc,
San Francisco,
Canada,
New Brunswick,
Nova Scotia, and
On the Branches of tho Provincial Bank of Ireland,
and the National Hank of Scotland.
JOfei)"' Ollice hours—10 a. m. to ,'! p. in. ; and Saturday
10 a. m. to  1 p.m.
F.  W.  WOOD, Manager.
F 0 II   S A L E .
rilHH undersigned offer for sale Startcll's Brandy,
■*■ Dark and Pule in half pipes, Booth's genuine old
Tom in puncheons,
Swaine, Boord, k Co's Old Tom, in puncheons.
McKenzie k Co's do do        do
Stewart's Scotch Whiskey do        do
llollund Gin, "St. Nicholas brand," in pipes.
Irish Whiskey, in barrels.
Allsop's Burton Ale, also in bulk.
London Ale and Porter, in glass -1 and 1 dozen
packages,
II. Brett, k Co's Ginger Brandy, in cases.
Worlbinglon's and Swaine, Boord & Go's Old Tom
in cases.
Wolfe's and Voluer's Schnapps, iu cuses.
Claret Wine, in cases.
Orange and every description of Bitters.
101 hhds. of the finest Burton and Scotch Ales.
Younger k Son's celebrated Jug Ale.
Cider, in bbls, half bbls, cuses, &c, kc.
And a variety of goods suitable  to the trade.
TIIOS. PATTR1CK &C0.,
Johnson si., near Government,
and at New Westminster, B, C.
V U LC A N    I II ON    W 0 I! KS   CO.
T, A. Monkhoiiso, P. Torquet,
S. Aitken, ('. I!. Steigor.
QTEAM ENGINE BUILDERS, Roller Makers, Iron
^-5 Founders, and General Engineers, First Street, near
Gas Works, Sun Francisco.
Steamboat Machinery built anil repaired ; also, Saw,
Flour, and Quartz Mills, Pumping and Mining Machinery, kc, kc
Proprietors of Morse's Patent Fire Grates.
Bight to Manufacture Trier's Patent Scroll Water
Wheel.
E. II. King,	
 Agent in Victoria.
FOR   SALE
By   the   undersigned.
Now landing   ex  Fanny  Major
{ LARGE assortment of Hardware, including Anvils,
■n- Vices, and all kinds of smiths tools, Grindstones
orse shoes,  IorscNa.ls, Wedges, Hollowwaro, Spades
Hoes, Lakes, R,,,, Locks, and „ varioty of other Hardware.
ALFRED FELLOWS.
s
pure
NAT II ,\ N   p (i| NT E It,
Importer and Dealer in Messrs. Davis' nnd Jones'
PATENT SHIRTS, of New Vork,
—AND—
L. Atkinson's Improved Shoulder Seam Patcrn
SHLRTS, ol Philadelphia.
TUST  received the latest styles of BALTIC SHIHT"
*J   direct  from  London,     Also,   u   fine   lot  of pur
Bailie. Stockings and llosc, gent's Shaker Flannel, Undershirts and Drawers.
A magnificent  assortment of gent's silk Scarfs,
f— A full  assortment of gent's superfine   Manchester
GINGHAM SHIRTS,
ON YATES STREET,
Opposite the  Bank of B.  N. A.,
V 1 C T 0 R I A ,    V .    I .
lie is now prepared lo offer the largest  assortment o
GENTLEMEN'S FURNISHING GOODS,
ever exhibited  in Victoria, comprising all Iho
latest styles of tho celebrated Davis and
Jones superfine patent white and colored   SHIRTS.
And  is  receiving  by every  steamer  those   beautiful
BYRON SHIRTS of all sizes, running from 13 to 20
inches around the neck.
I shall receive Fresh Goods by  every arrival from
Loudon,
Ladies and Gentlemen's Kid Gloves,
WE STUDY TO PLEASE.
Business hours from 0" A. M. to 10 P. M.
October -J, 1850.
Printed, for the Proprietors, every Tuesday, by
Leonard MoGlure, nt the Ollice of tho New Westminster Times," south side of Vales-street, Victoi'iu,
in the Colony of Vancouver Island.

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