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Array -THE—
gpournoa nv reef,   -
Injoirratiom. addressed lu
jr. B. -LOOUUST,
Port Moody.
Jiit-.BiiiA*1 OIBce, New Wastmia-
M receive prompt atteiitiriu.
VOL. 2.
NO   i.".
PAB8AGE   l.s   Till-:  I.UK oK
.MU. \y ATKINS  TO'iTJ.I..
|port moody.
Ll Estate /. gents,
lancers & Accountants.
ti -—
FOR   SA 1.1 -
)NEY    TO    LOAN.
a Harness-makers
Article In their Linr
llwiys in Stock.
St    -    YALE  B. C.
E. £. !!-'. :.'i-
.AND   BlvOS.,
E-oate   Brokers,
AN OH     AOKNTS,    Ao
-.rti»sl..oii ..hit.. l'.lHt ifll.-s,
rjuV.lEmii.'.irrRR, B. 0.
)rt Moody
v8biogle Mill,  where the  bout
HID bs had At the lowest prices,
lire hiil.
f Uut conit#ntIv on hand.
rr moody
Blkenburgh Bros.
peonitttiitly on l.atitl i
Crit i-iitf-a (tuck uf
-ES & CO.
to Kales k Co. lor
.        BED-ROOM SETS,
are,   Croceries,
■ots * SHOES,
pajottng, to.
'ng a Specially.
Port Moody.
! .lined.)
"I shouldn't wonder if you were," re-
plied Parson*, f-mv.-ly; "I sli.iul.ln't
WOlldlT. iliiwr-v.r, lou'll bl: 1(11 r i __ 111
in tIii-. ense; for the Hiriclnr-ss nnd
dr-lic.ey of tins lady's ides* iir-atly exceed your ne n. l.urd I.Ichh you, why
when she came (oour Iiiiut-, there wns
an old portrait nf some man or otlier,
with two Imge Illicit KailOg i-v s, l.ang-
ingupinher b droom; she positirelj
refused lo go to bed there, till it wa*
taken down, considering it deride.Iiv
"1 think so, loo," saiJ Mr. Watkinr*
T.rttle; "certainly."
"And then, tlte other night—I never
liUL'hril 10 much iu my life"—resumed
Mr fltl.riel Parson*; "I had rtriven
luimr. in an easterly wind, and caught
a devil of n face sehe. Well; as Fanny
—that's Mrs. Parsons you know—an 1
thia friend of hen, and I, and Frank
Ross, were playing a rubber, I said,
jokingly, that when I went in bed 1
should wrap my lend in Fanny's
flannel petticoat. She instantly threw
up her cards, and left the room.
"Quite right 1" s.id Mr. Watkins
Tottle, "ahe could not possibly have
behaved lo a more dignified manner.
What did you dol"
"Do?—Funk took dummy, and I
won six-pence."
"llui, didn't you apologize for hurting her feeling*?'
"Devil a bit. Next morning at
breakfast, we talked it over. She contended lhat any reference to a flinnel
petticoat waa improper;—men ought not
to be supposed to know that such
things were; I pleated my coverture,
being a innrii.-il   man."
"And what did the lady say to that?"
inquired Tottle, deeply interested.
"Changed her ground, and said that
Frank being a single man, its impropriety was obvious."
"Noble min.le I orcature!" exclaimed
the enraptured Tottle.
"Oh I  both Fanny and I aaid at once
that she was regularly cut out for you."
A gleam of placid satisfaction  shone
on the circular   face  of Mr.   Watkins
T ttle, as he heard the prophecy.
'There's one thing I can't understand." said Mr. Gabriel Parsons, as he
lose to depart; "I cann t, for the life
and soul of me iniagin", how the d nee
you'll evtr contrive to come together.
The lady would certainly go into con-
v.rlsio a if the ubj c were mentioned,"
Mr. Gabriel Parsons sat do again, and
laughed until Iin was weak, Tottle
owerl him money, a- he Iind a perfect
right, to lunch al Tottle'. expense,
Mr. Watkins Tottle fi-nred in hia
own mind, that t'is wis another
characteristic which le i.n I in oommon
wih this modern Lncri-tia, lie, l..,w-
ever, accepted thn Invitation to dine
• ith th" Parsons on th'1 next day but
one, with great (irnin-ss, un.l looked
fnrward to the introduction, when again
left .ilone, with tolerable composure.
The sun that rose ou the next day but
one, had nevei belli 11 a aprucer per-
sonrige on the outside of the Norwood
atage, than Mr. Wnlkina Toltlej an.I
when the conch draw up before a cmd-
lr rrr.l looking house with d..gUi*t*d
chimnejs, anil a lawn like a large sheet
of green letter-paper, he certainly In I
never lighted to ids pl.ice of destination
a gentleman who fell muro uncomfortable.
The coach iatn: >p* ', uul .Mr. W.u.ins
Tottlo j'linp.-d—we beg Irs pardon—
—alighted, with great dignity. "AH
right!" aaid be, anl away went the
coach up tho hill with that beautiful
equanimity of pace for which "short"
stages are generally remarkable.
Mr, Watkins Tottlu gave a faltering
jerk to ihe handle of the garden-gate
bell He essayed a more energetic mg,
and hia previous nervousness wis not at
all diminished by healing the bell ring
ing like a fire aliriim,
"la Mr. Pirsons at home?" inquired
Toitle of thn man who opened t' e gate.
He could hardly heir himself speak;
for the ball hd not yet done tolling.
"Here I am," shoute! a voice on the
lawn,—and there waa Mr. Gabriel
Parsons in a flnnnel picket, running
backwards anrl forwards, from a wicket
to two hats piled on each other, and
fiom the two hats to the wicket, in the
most violent manner, while another
gentleman with hia coat off was getting
down the area of the house, after a ball.
When the gentleman without the coat
had found it—which he did in less than
ten minutes—he ran back to the hats,
and Gabriel Parsons pulled up. Then
the gentleman without the coat called
out "pi y," very loudly, anil bowled.
Then, Mr. Gabriel Parsons knocked the
ball several yards and took soother
run. Then, the oiher gentleman aimed
at the wicket, and didn't hi', ii; and Mr.
Gabriel Parsons. having finished
running on his own account laid down
the bat and ran after the ball, which
went into the neighboring field. They
called this cricket.
"Tottle, will you 'go int" " inquired
Mr. Gabriel Parsons, as he approached
him, wiping the perspiration off his
Mr. Watkins Tottle declined the offer
the bare idea of accepting which made
him even warmer than his friend.
"Then we'll go into tbe house, as
it's past four, and I shall have to wash
my hands before dinner," said Mr.
Gabriel Pataons. "Here, I hate ceremony, you know 1    Timson, that's Tot-
church, which I f'-nr will n.-vr I- bl I
for hilli;"   and lie   ebui III . I    r
j.ike.     .Mr.     I roiMii,   I, >.M   , ,,
Mr   V.'.irfcin-   I ; ^- nil>■.     Mr.
(iabiiel    Parsons led tb*   •»_>   to  th.-
IlilU-.'.      lie   wns    a   ml;     ..j.; il-halter,
an.I  mistook rr.  . ii. h   1 ,,  botMWty, arid
abrupt bluotiieu inr m open  ii.rl candid   manorr;   uiany    betides  Qabiiel
mistook bluntni -- for sine riiv.
Mrs   Gabriel   1*tr ooi  r a Ived   tbe
v-i.iiors moat graciously on the steps,
sn-l proce te,i ill. in to the drawing-room.
<Ju the sofa was si are.I a la.lv of very
prim nppiarance, and reniarksbl) in
animate, .She wtm one of ihose pci-
soiih at whose age il is ImiKMflbl* t..
nia|je any reasonable guess; h'l features
rn gilt have been remarkably pretty
when she waa young, ami tiny migbl
always h.ve pre.enterPthe same app-ar-
aucc. Hei complexion—with a slight
trace of powder here and there—was as
clear as that of a well made wax doll,
and her face as expressive. She was
handsomely dressed, and was win ling
up a gold watch.
"Mi»s Lilian n, my dear, this is our
friend Mr. Wa kins T-.ttle; a very ol-'
acquaintance, 1 assure you," said Mrs.
Parsons, presr-ntinglhe Strepbonof Oecil
street, Sand. The lady rose, and ma.b-
a deep courtesy; Mr. Watkins Totti-
made a bow.
"Splendid, majestic creature I" thought
Mr. Timson advancer!, aid Mr. Wat
kins Tottle began to hate him. M-n
generally disc .ver a rival, instinctively,
and Mr. Watkins Tottle felt that hie
hate was deserved.
"May I beg," said the reverend
gentleman,— 'may 1 beg to call upon
you, Miss Lillerton, for some trilling
donation to mv soup, coals, and blanket-
distribution society!'
"Put my name down, for two
sovereigns, if you please." responded
Miss Lillerton.
"You are truly charitable, madam,"
said the Reverend Mr. Timson, "and
we know that charity will cover a
multitude of sins. Let mo beg you to
understand that I do not siy this from
the supposition th.t you have many
sins which require palliation; believe
me when J sav lhat I never yet met any
one who had fewer to atone for, than
Miss Lillerton."
Something like a bad imitatifin ot
animation lighted up the lady's face, na
sh" acknowledged the. compliment.
Watkins Tottle incurred the ain of
wishing that the ashes of the Reverend
(Jliarles Tiinson were quietly deposited
in the church y.ird of his curacy.
wherever it might ba.
"I'll tell you wli it," Interrupted
Par.s rn«, who bail jost appeared witb
eli-an hands, nod a black coat, "it's luy
ptivate opinion, Timson, that your
Mlstribu'ion   society'Is rather a  hum —
"Vou are so severe," replied Tim'on
with a Christian smile; he liislikcd Parsons but liked 'he dinners,
"So po-otively unjust!" sairl Miss
"C.rtiinlv," obseiv-d Toitle. The
lady looked np; her eyes met those of
Mr. Watkius Toitle. She withdrew
them in a swer-t confusion, an 1 Watkins
I'otlle did the same—the confusion was
' Why," urged Mr. Parsons, pursuing
h'B oliji-ctions, "what on earth is the
use of giving a man o als who has noth
ing to conk, or givin;; liini blanket*
when he hain't a bed, or giving him
soup when he requires siibstiuli i! foodl
—.'like sending them rnlll -i "hen want-
in.' n shut.' Why not give 'era u tiiBo
of money, as 1 do, wlcn I think thev
des-rve ii, anrl let them purchase what
they think best! Why?—becmae vour
.ubso'lbetl wouldn't see 1 .eir iianiea
in print on the church dool —that's the
"Heally, Mr. Parsons, I hope you
don't mean to insinuate that I wish lo
see mv name in print, on the church
door," interrupted Miss Lillerton.
"I hope not," sairl Mr. Watkins
Tottle, putting in another word, and
getting another glance.
"Certainly not," replied Parsons. "I
dare say you wouldn't mind seeing it
in writing, though, in the church ri-gis-
"Register! What register)'' inquired
the lady gravely.
"Why, the regnrter of marriages, to
be sure," replied Parsons, chucklingat
the sally, and glancing at Toitle. Mr.
Watkina Tottle thought he should have
fainted for shame, and it is quite impossible to imagine what effect the joke
would h.ve had upon the lady, if dinner
had not been at that moment, announced.
Mr. Watkins Tottle, with an unprecedented effort of gallantry, offered the
tip of his little finaer; Miss Lillerton accepted it gracefully, wiih mailen
modesty; and they pioceeded in due
state to the dinner table, where they
were soon deposited side by side. The
room was very snug, the dinner very
good, and the little party in spirits.
The conversation became pretty*general,
and "hen Mr. Watkins Tottle had extracted one or two cold observations
fiom his neighbor, and had taken wine
with her, he began to acquire confidence
rapidly. The cloth was removed; Mrs.
Gabriel Parjpna drank four glasses of
port on the plea of b--ing a nurse just
then; and Misa Lillerton took about the
same numberof sips on the plea of not
wanting any at all. At length, the
Udies retired, to the great gratification of
Mr. Gabriel ParaonH, who hail been
coughing and frowning at his wife,   for
Mr-, I'u -on- in i. r happ
i I n in
(ii in.'   t .1 ibl
., ink.-    In r
■lie  g n. r.l r
''What    do   '."i •
..ini-l    ||r,   U ,tii .-I    1', -
W.r'.i.'ll   T  I I' . Ill   all Utld. I i
' I dot*  on hei   » r. h
i i. led Mr. U'.i.k       i
•-<;. or em. n, pray lot r,, .r:
la II *,'' i Id he Beveren t Mr. Tim nn.
"Theladies ' wid Mr, \-
erupt} in_. hii glwa.    In the I
Ui> confidence,   b* Ml a* if ba   ootrfd
iiiak.. love to n .li./ni  I •-'        ii'!'Ininrl.
"Ah      sriiil   Mr. (Jri!,iii-|  Pus,in-;      -|
r-,-iii.-ii,li.-i- when I waa u youug bum
hill vour glaaa, Tin_*oa
"1 have this moment emptied it."
"Then HII again "
"I will," said Tim-on, Milting the
Mtion to the word.
"1 remember," resumed Mr. Gabriel
Par m , "when I wa* a younger mini,
withwbai n itrangeeompound uf feelings
I ui! lo drink tliat tout,   ami how   I
uard to   think every   woman   waa an
"Wns that before you wi rem irriedf
mildly inquired Mr. Watkins T ittle.
"Oh! certainly," replied Mr. Gabriel
I'ursons, "I Inr.. never thought so
sin':"; and n preoioul luiiksop I must
nave boon, ever to have tbougbl wai
nil. lint, you know, I married Fanny
under ih.- oddeal and most ridiculous
.-Tc-iiiiistnin-r-s potlible."
'■Whu were they, if one mav in
quire?" aaked Timson, who had bean
iii ■ st.ir-y, on an average twice a week
tm-Ibe Inst six months. Mr. Watkins
Tottle listened attentively, in the hope
of picking up some suggestion thai
might be useful to him in his now un
"I iperfl my wedding-night in n
book kitchen chimney," said Paftone,
by way of ri beginning.
"In u lirurk k tc mm chimney!" ejaculated Watkins Tottle.    How dreadful.
"Yea, i- wasn't, very pleaaant,"
;lied the small holt. "The foci is,
Fanny* fuiher ami mother lih.-rl n
well enough a* an Individual, but had
a decided objection to my U-eominga
husband. Vou see, I hadn't "">' money
in tboi - rl..-1, and they had; and so
they wanted Palmy to piok up tome
■. I. ■ ' ... I lo#ever, wa managed to
discover tin itate or i :ii other a ult'-. •
tiona somehow. I uied to meet beral
ioms inuriiul friwnda' parties* at first
we danced toge her, und talked, anil
flirted, and all that sort of thing; then
I used to like nothing so well as aittinj
by her aide—we didnttalk so roupl
. hen, bul i remember I used to havi
■i g io I n ti ni of looking at her out of
the i ' n me corner of my left eye, and
I hi n i % ii very miserable and senti
mental, and began to «'ii; veraei and
ii .-   Macassar oil,   Al last 1  i ouldti.
ear- it ar:;- .' i.-r. and lifter I hud
walked oji and down the sunny Ids of
Oxford tr .-> in tight boots for a week
and adevliishhot summer it was too
-in ih..- hope of meeting hen 1 sal
i.iwn nn.I wrote ii letter, and begged
ber to manage to lee me clandestiu ly,
for I wanted to hear her d oision from
her own in-.it■ li. I said 1 had .lis
covered, to my perfect satisfaction,
thai I couldn't  live without   her, and
that if she didn't havi , I had m i le
up in> mind to take prussir acid, or
take to drinking, or emigrate, sons to
take iny* If off in some aray or other.
Will, I borrowed a pound, and bribed
the housemaid to give ber the note,'
whioh she did."
"And what wus tin i-i-plvf Inquired
riinson, who had found, before, that t..
encourage tbe repetition of old Mori I
Is i" get* general Invitation.
"Ob, tlio usual one I fanny ex-
|... i .-.I haraelf verj ml lerablej  hinted
nt  Ih'1    possibility    uf un early   grave;
said thai nothing should Induce her to
swerve from the duty she owed bar
parents; Implored me t<. fm*gel her, antl
iind mi. somebody more deserving, and
rill I hut sort   of thing.    She   aaid   she
...nil I. on no account, think of meeting J
me unknown   toner pa no.I   ma; and |
'■niivaied me, as ifaeshoold be iii a par*
tioular part of Kensington  Gardens at
eleven oolock next morning, not to at
tempt to moo: her there."
"Ynu didn't go, of course?' said
Watkins Tottle.
"Didn't 1?—Of course I did. There
she was, with the identical housemaid
in perspective, iii order that there
might be no interruption. We walked
about for a couple of hours; made ourselves delightfully miserable; and were
regului'ly engaged. Then, we began to
correspond'—that is to sny. We used
to exchange about four letters a day,
what we used to say in 'em I can I
imagine. And I used to have an interview, in the kitchen, or the c- liar,
or some such place, every evening.
Well, things went on in this way for
some time; and we got fender of each
other every day. At last, as our love
was raised to such a pitch, and as my
salary had been raised too, shortly, before
we determined on a secret marriage.
Fanny arranged to sleep at a friend's,
on the previous night; we were to be
married .arly   in   the   morning;   and
pint  uf   ,
Now, th unfa una!
llano* on ber,   we ■ ■ I i..  |
r    four and twenty
Ir-i-ir .     Mi  i
home, iii my wedding day In
-  II imp tend Heath, and
. -..-.-in-1 ii r in law, I'.
I -   ro i. for   my  rl nr little wife
nt night, it* in n is I ■ .nid, »iili the
■   ui nice ih .r . ur trouble   would   oon
_-lt.     nt
iin.il I bad i ky, and was shown by
tbe servant to our old p ,-n-r- of meeting
- a back kitchen, with a stone il ior
and a dresaer; upon which, in the ab
senee of enTt*rsr. we 'used to ait and
make love.
"Make love upon ... kitchen li
Interrupted Mr. VTatkiM I'.iitl.., wbAte
Idi >   of deoorum  erere greatly  ont
• \h' On a kitchen-dresser!" re-
plie l Parsoi 'An.I let me tell yoo,
old fellow, t'.it, if ynu were really over
head snd ear* in lot . nun had no other
plac to make love in, you'd bedevilhh
glad to avail yourself r.f such an op
portuiiity. Huwevi r, let me keej -
where w.i   11
"On tne dresser,' suggested Timson.
"Oh    ab!    Well, here 1 found   poor
Fanny, quit., disconsolate and ui	
loitrilil... The old boy Imrl been very
orosi nil day, which made her feel still
more Ion ly; nod   she was qnlti I oi
spirits. Sn, I pul a good face on tin*
matter, and laughed it off, anil said we
ibould enjoy the pleasures of a matrimonial tire more, by contrast; andal
length pool- Fanny brightened up a
little, ! itopped »I■ -1-»-, till about
eleven o'clock, und just ns I was Inking mv lean- for tie-   fourteenth time,
the giil enme running down the  stairs
without Iot shoes, in a great fright, to
tell us thai th.- ...rl villain—Heaven
forgive me for calling bin. sr,, for he is
dead and gone npwl prompted I sup
pose by the prince of darkness, was
coming down, to draw In'-- own beer
foi supper    n thing he hud never done
before, for six   months, to  nn rtain
knowledge; for the cask stood in that
very back -kitchen. If he discovered
ma there, explanation wouhl huve been
out of the question; for he waa so out
rageou ly violent, when at all excited,
that he never wonld have listened to
me. I here was only one-thing to be
done. Tba chimney was a very wide
one; if hod been originally built, for
un oi-n; went up pcrpen licularly for a
few f .-t. and then shot backward and
formed n sort nf email cavern. My
ind " ■ the means of onr
joint existence alino t. Wi re nr .take,
I scrambled in, like a squirrel; coiled
myself up in i1 is recess; and, ns Fanny
■mil the girl replaced thr- deal chimney-
b iard, 1 coul I e tba ii hi ofthe candle
which in;* unconacioui father-in-law
carried in his band. I beard him draw
the be ir; and I never heard ' eer run so
slowly, ll.- wi- jus' leaving the
kitchen, and I was preparing to de
saend  « hen   doe n  cams   r he infernal
chimney-board    with    a    n iendoua
crash, Hestopped, and put down the
candle and the jog of bs er on thu
.ir. - sr; he was a nervous fellow, and
any unexpected noise annoyed him.
11.. oooly observed thai the fire place
wns never used, nn.l si n li ._ I he
frightened servant Into tbe next
kitchen !"i':. hammer nrr.l nails,
WI ii n i. Mini rf.KA.sriiK p.
,  lad ;   i.Iic that Mr. A. J
r  Urn
which Will in futon- .
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Estimates  carefully
They have on band, Lots in
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A_'- nts fur L'asaiu Lifk, ami Cr iBin. •
Fl kk I.VMrriM-i; Co,'a.
OFFICES) W iae'i baildlon, Front St., \,
VV.strum.I. r.     Lrui.ll.ein's liiiililin.
DoiLgla* Street, Port Moody.       ai
B. B. GKAiyroprietor
Just Received !
rpirK ITNDEESiGNED wapectfnUy i-
*     forms the eiti/i-ns of Port M ii-
vieinitj- iii ia  be  I    in-r   received a'huv
•-.ii'l vuri.nl rth.-irtiiuiit nt ucaaonable
G RO CE ]' I E S,
Boots and Shoe^
Ready-made CIc*'
Bti       i
bt thr 9
1 am i reiiarr J tn sell ;»i tin- In
ii.tiI*.1   ui. iln-    board,  rueI  lockfd theITT   _ TH       'J
I i««.-    8oth.j-.wa.]    If 6^188     M   FHl[
my   wedding night,   n,   the   h '
■ ie ii .ri.. rs,   fancy wo       i...
rlllrl I.Ill ml. thill   1   Iln.I I II  llinriieil
in tba morning, In a back i. itohen
.-iiiniii.",, tba bottom ..1 uln.-ii waa
nailed up.   un.l   i ba top of   a hich had
I n formerly  ntlsod some fifteen feet,
to prevent tba smoke from annoying
the neighbor* And tbsre,' added Mr,
Gabriel Parsons, n-r be passed the
bottle, "there I remained till half-past
seven tha next morningi when tha
housemaid's swael heart, who was a
.oaipenter, urunelled me. The old dog
had nailed me np so securely, thru, in
this very hour. 1 firmly believe that no
one but ,-t carpenter oould aver Irnv.. got
mo out.''
"And what iliil Mrs. Parson's lather
say, when he found vou were inairieiK"
inquired Watkins Tottle, who, although
he never saw a joke; was not satisfied
until lie beard a story to the very end.
"Why, the affair of tin: chiiunev so
tickled his fancy, that hejiardoned us
otriiiuid, aud allowed us something to
live on till he went the way of all flesh.
I spent tho next night in his second-
lloor front, iiiueli more comfortably
than I hail spent the preceding one;
for. as you will probably guess "
"Please sir uiis-ris hns made tea,"
said a middle aged female servant,
bobbing into the room.
"That's the verv housemaid that
figures in my story," said Mr. Gabriel
Parsons. "She went into Fanny's ser
vice when we were first, married, and
has been with us ever since; but I don't
think she has felt one atom of respect
for ine since the morning   she saw me
'Mia. ricAt.
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CA-tt.mn.t.Y ni-p.ii.ED.
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Eagle Clock Siax, Colombia St^N. V
THK UNPSKSIGNED btaa to aniiour
to the public that lie has opened i
Ins n.'w Biikcry. ;unl so.ieits.i  Uban) thn
at the patronage of Port Moo<ly ami viciui;.
L.B-B   TIB,
jyl" Between Clarke t Murray Str
City Bke-veky.
then we were ro return to her home | hysterics, to which she has been sub
and be pathetic. She was to fall at | ject ever since. Now, shall we join
the old gentleman's feet, and bathe his  the ladies.
tie—Tottle, 'hit's Timson, bred for the I ha*f _n hour previously—signals  which
boots wir.h her tears; and I was to hug
the old lady and call her 'mother,' and
use my pocket handkerchief as much as
possible.     Married  we wer -.    the next
morning; two girls —friends of Fanny's . drawing room accordingly.
—acting as   bridesmaids;   and a man,' (To be continnd
establishment, is now supplying mm .
customers   in  the city   with   a   first-eln--
releaseii,    when she went   into violent  quality of
Lager Beer,
Which he furnishes in  Kegs and Bottles   t
'■If   you please," said  Mr. Watkins
"Bv all means," added theobsequious I    „,   "',.    ces'.„  , „     ,
Mi,,. ._,_.'.__ i   r     .l tire   ileer will  be left at the bou.^fi    *
'•* !p»tr,.„s free „f charge.
Order* left with COON, THE DRCGGI,*; $
will be attended to at the _ame rate*. Clie $ort jfttnobij $odtt.
At a public meeting in Clinton a feu-
days ago, the Attorney-General admitted that his government attempted to
secure Ned Allen's vote by bribing hia
Kon. Bribery may lie perpetrated in
many ways. The gift of a place, and
pood pay are as substantial rewards aa
equivalents in cash or lands. Ned
would not vote against the people, and,
therefore, Neds son was dismissed.
With a low sweet voice the Attorney
General made a plain statement, antl
be did not blush while acknowledging
thai bribery is a part of "the -nilicy.'
Reports received from several sources in the North-west proclaim Gen.
Middleton to be a calm, cool soldier.
He saw in a moment the insignificance
of his opponents and therefore he proceeded leisurely to victory. A heroic
commander would bave sacrificed a
thousand lives which have been saved
by the  General's skill.
Eight hundred Chinamen arrived in
Victoria on Tues-lay last and disappeared immediately in the Chinese
quarter. What becomes of all the un-
fortuuate wretches lhat enter this free
port? is a question that puzzles several
citizens. Is it possible that there is a
slave market in the suburbs where pale
faced long tailed men are trotted out
in the moonlight and sold to slave masters who come from the other side? Or
have the Chinese merchants a caunery
iu some dark corner of the city where
the wretches are half cooked, packed
in tins marked—chicken? Slave masters
or chicken packers could readily carry
on a trade with the consent of our "Responsible Ministers" but surely some
independent member will ask at the
next meeting ofthe legislative council
for some account of the multitude of
Chinamen that has disappeared in
The Cnnadian Pacific Railroad Co.,
propose to carry emigrant passengers
?»<_m Halifax to Port Moody at $15
p-r head. And from Queenstown in
Ireland to the Pacific ocean the fare
wi[\ be $25. If obis report is true. Nova
Seotiuus and Irish will soon take
possession oi the Province.
The letter signed "Myles Joyce'1
which appeared in the last issue of the
"Columbian" was written by the Provincial Secretary who is not skilled in
the art of concealing "Btyle." "Soft
solder for the Irish," by one of the
Hnl.sons,should not be taken until it is
well shaken and examined by a chemist
Reports from all parte of the upper
country announce a magnificent crop.
I'he wheat fields are grand, the
meadows luxuriant and the fruit trees,
In attempting to illustrate the editor
of tho "Colonist" the editor of the
"Times" says; "He is a tiger that has
l.iirnid his wings." A tiger with wings
nnd claws is a great natural curiosity.
In the house at Ottawa Mr. Blake
said in reference to the railway; "It
bas sharp curves and grades 237 feet
to the mile; in land and cash subsidies
the syndicate has received "aid" to
the amount of $138,000,000 and the
whole cost from Callander to Port
Moody cannot exceed   sixty millions."
The art of fobbing is practised by
Ministers at Ottawa: tbey are making
millions for themselves and millionaires
for the people. Legislation with reference to the railroad, the franchise,
und Chinese immigration proves that
the Ministers see the people as they are
-helpless, without brains, insigniti
caped without a scratch. Two of the
men are dangerously wounded and Joe
may be lynched. "I'istols for iwo and
coffee for one" is an old Ir shism; but
whiskey for ihe crowd and—coffins! is
th; new idea.
From s atistics published last week we
learn that lhe cattle kings of the United
Sues own or occupy 1,365,000 square
miles of land, and have eight million
head of cattle grazing on the plains.
Twenty one million acres of ihis vast
area is o»ned by Kng.ish noblemen;
and two 01 tine, of these are cranks-
men among the cow-boys. The pro-
p«a ol ibe age i-> wonderful I o think
il the wnr'd as it will be in fifty years
ought to lie a consolation to any man
of sense nn the (mint of death, lie
must regaid death as a blessing ihat
permits his escape from the roariiij
The f'bir .ign "Tribune" says: ' AH
the wooden legged Republicans in office
will be turned out, ami their places
filled by wooden headed members of
lhe Democratic persuasion." 'lo the
victors be'ong tbe spoils is a luutal
motto for the flag of a free coun ry.
Human nature is not improving, and
it is quite possible that Ihe ri ing
generation will lite 10 aid in making
laws lo regulate ibe art ot cookery in
places were baby pie shall be prepared
for ihe public dinner 'able
'lhe President and his Ministc.s have
declared that they will not purchase
Cuba. In talking over this subjee last
week the President said: "We have now
as much territory and as large an
amount of illiterate and incongruous
materia in our population as we can
safely manage. I am totally opposed to
an aggrandizing foreign policy; wc have
enough lo do at home."
We regret* to learn that General
Grant is dying. He was moved a week
ago to Mount McGicgor a southern
projection of the Adironducks a thousand feet above the p ain and Iron this
eminence he will take a last fond look of
his country.
'In second street Portland last Satur
1l.11 a Chinaman murdeied another. A
good deal of tall talk preceded the
shooting. About twenty of them de
ti'leit that Ing lice should die at once
He wa. 'a high binder' or border ruffian
ol the worst sort and he was murdered
because he displeased Sam Duck re
cently elected to be lhe leader of .. new
-nirty. Edward Smith a citizen who
heard the shot and saw the smoking
pistol in the hand of the murderer displayed a good deal of courage in making
the. arrest. Wong Foo and Ah Sam
were lodged in jail.
Last weeks published report showed
t'i 50 000,000 lying idle in lhe banks at
New York. The dull times are not
caused by a scarcity of money but by a
surplus supply of goods crammed ihto
lhe market by ihe aid ol steam.
The Mormons of Salt lake are preparing to move in large bodies to
Mexico. Forty years ag-i they hoped
that they had escaped from civilization,
but the gold seekers and the war caused
a rush of people to lhe wilderness and
civilization will not tolerate the Mormon
Harems. In the wilds of Mexico this
peculiar people may have a few years
respite from the law which interferes
with their institutions. In all ages it
has been the habit of peoples in a low
state ol civilization to pack up and
move bag and baggage from one place
to another.
A few years ago the Sacramento river
in California was stocked with shad and
the numbers of this fish taken annually
is now sufficient lor the markets of the
state. Fish, farming may be as profitable
as cattle raising. Ii appears that the
first crop of fish pays all the cost and
thence forth the crop continues to increase in the most extraordinary manner.
The crop of shad planted in the Sacramento has extended itself along the
shores of the Pacific to the mouth of
the Frazer.
A row occurred in the saloon of Joe
McTimmons at Corvallis, Oregon, on
Monday night, Joe attacked the crowd
and wounded Nick Beason. Sid Moore,
James Taylor and Joe Hinker. He
used bis revolver  very rapidly   and cs-
Lord Randolph Churchill, in a speech
at St. Stephen's Club, in London, lost
week, said: "The policy of Mr. Gladstone has produced against you a European combination. France is raising
every day fresh difficulties, fresh embarrassments, antl fresh objections to
your minimis!ration of Egyptian affairs
She is hostile, and pursues this course
with thn approval of all the powers of
Europe. The Gladstone Ministry was
paralysed by internal divisions, and infatuated by tbe belief that they had
done their duty."
Miss Helen Taylor, who was in Ireland some time ago as a leader of the
Nationalists, is now in London canvassing for tlie office of M, P. There
is no law to prevent her election, and
it is certain she will poll a majority of
votes in Camberwell. She is very
popular, because she is tho niece of
John Stuart Mill and a fearless defend
er of "tho rights of man." She is not
an advocate of woman's rights, and is a
mild, amiable lady.
In a leader published on Friday, the
London "Times" says: ''The time it is
calculated within which troops can be
sent from Halifax to Port Moody, will
not exceed seven days, and whatever
may be the future of the British Empire it will be a priceless advantage to
us to have the command of a great line
of communication between the two
oceans, spanning the American continent, and passing from sea to sea on
British soil beyond the reach of any
hostile attack, and free from the re
straints of a possibly embarrassing
The Ameer of Afghanistan is a
splendid barbarian, but he was aston
ished by the barbaric pomp displayed
by Lord Dufferin at his reception.
Among the presents given to his highness was a canary made of gold; the
bird, wound up like a wittuh, would
then sing a battle song of the Afghans.
In the middle of the Ameer's speech
protesting bis devotion to the English,
the bird began to sing. It was a comical accompaniment to the expressions
of fidelity.
Mr. Gladstone has declared that he
will stand for Midlothian at ihe next
general election.
John Bright, in a lettnr to a friend
at Aston, says: "There seem to bo only
a few men acquainted with facts, and
still fewer who can reason from tbem.
An American asked me to-day if I
thought we should return to a policy of
protection? I said, 'Perhaps so; but
not till you return to slavery.' Tbe
feeble cry for protection is dying out,
and even Salisbury and Northcote have
discovered this Our great danger is
in our foreign policy in which Tory
and Liberal administrations are equally
at fault. Unless our people keep their
eyes open on this branch of political
life we shall have disaster and calamities before us. Adding millions to our
military expenditure while complaining
of the depression of trade and the
miserable housing of the poor, is a
policy rather of lunacy than of intelligent statesmanship."
The great Quaker is a wise, good
man, but he belongs to the past. War
is inevitable, and the supremacy of tbe
United Kingdom must be maintained
with the sword. In a dispute with
logicians, Mr Bright would be a great
ally, but in a dispute with lunatics be
is not to be compared with—Beresford
of the "Condor."
We observed a communication in the
New York Sun from their Seattle cor-
respondent, in which the writer reviews
the relations of the Dominion with
thia Province, from a Victoria standpoint, and regards the action of the
Federal Government as being unjust to
British Columbia.    He even  goes on
to aay, that while the connection witli
the Dominion is weakening, the  relations between us and the neighboring
State* is daily gaining strength;   evidently be intends to imply that some
lime in  the future we may be induced
to join the throng of Slates now covered by the  wings  of   the  American
Eagle.    He is   not the first, by many
thousands, who bave treated en a simi
Inr theme, and he will not be the last.
There a'* people in the eastern Prov
inces of  the  lloiiiiiiinn   * ho ent- 1 inin
such an   idea as possible,  and we  pre
suine we have people in this  Province
who  express themselves in the   same
way; but  if   these persons were added
tn the population of the great republic
they would   not bo   rat-wmi-d a   great
gain, and if they wuuld take themselves
and   their   belonging! over the border
to the land for which they pretend to
have sueh a great esteem, they would
be such a loss to the Dominion aa would
cause no regret.    That wc have causes
of complaint against the   Federal Government is undoubted; but we believe
a great deal of the fault lies with our
own local Government,  which has, for
the most part, by their action, created
a wrong impression at Ottawa, and this
more particularly on  the part  of   tbe
present   local   Government.    There   is
another reason for misconception, which
is common  to all Govern men ib with a
distant dependency—the authorities at
Ottawa and tho people of   the eastern
Provinces do not understand us.    Although we have formed a portion  of
the confederacy for about fifteen years,
the people in the east know about as
much of our habits, manners and ways
of thinking, as they know ubout   the
people of   Alaska    The people of the
northern  States  of   the   Union  have
much the same difficulty in judging of
of the sentiments of the people  down
South.    They forget or do not coinpre
bend   the   difference   which    locality
makes in the way men have of regarding the same objects.     It takes a long
time before the people from the eastern
Provinces   can    assimilate  our   ideas.
Some of them never get rid of tho notions,   political   and   otherwise,   that
foi med the   prevalent opinions of the
locality from  whence they emigrated.
Thus, we must, always look for what
we esteem injustice at the hands of the
Federal Government, but what is considered when looked at from an eastern
point of view, to be only what is fair.
For instance, many of the items in the
customs   tariff,    which   are   perfectly
equitable in the cast, ure really nothing
less  than extreme hardship here, and
will always be a source of disconten'.
For that we are indebted to a clique of
Victoria   merchants,    who   calculated
they would  derive some   benefit   from
the  Dominion tariff as  it then   was,
and like tbe Tooley Btreet tailors, chose
to  speak   for  the  people  of   British
Columbia,   when   the   choice  between
our own tariff and tbe Federal  tariff
was offered   to   us     Of   course,   they
have had cause to curse their ill judged
interference,   as   the   tariff   has   been
considerably increased sincn the option
was tendered to   us.    We   have other
grievances, but we look upon them as
family matters,  and   would  certainly
not submit I hem to Uncle Sam for adjudication.    The faults of the Federal
Government would require to lie of such
a serious  character  that   their  occur
rence is next to an impossibility, lie-
fore we should think of secession.    As
a speaker at 11 recent meeting said,  we
want to go back to the old flag if  we
leave the   confederacy.     We   have   a
good deal of the John Bull in us, how-
ever mixed our population may lie, and
we want to have the right to grumble
when we like, and talk "sassy" without
bring   interfered  with   by  neighbors.
We like our cousins over the line very
well and calculate to do a good deal of
trade   with   them;   if   they are   wise
they will let well alone, and not run
away  with   tho   idea  that   we  mean
"sccesh."    They   have a large  family,
and so far as we  can  judge it  takes
them  all  their time   to   keep  things
straight in their own "illihi."     They
have some cantankerous folks among
them who wouldn't mind taking a hand
with us, if they could  do it handily;
but they arc no  doubt few  and have
bad taste.    By the time the everlasting
eagle   has gathered  under his  wings
Mexico and a few of the Central Amer
ican republics, Uncle Sam will have a
pretty big farm to look after,   which
ought to be better worth his attention
than any part of the Dominion.    We
should recommend the Seattle correspondent   of   the Sun to  rub   up  his
geography, and he will discover there
are other portions of British Columbia
besides  Victoria.    The  ferry and the
Island railway never formed any portion of the Canadian Pacific  railway;
they were merely vagaries of the Victoria people, who will find  that they
have paid too much for their whistle;
but tbat is their affair, and it does not
seem to have been  understood by the
Sun correspondent.
It is strange that the people of British Columbia have never duly appreciated the very important position they
hold in relation to the Dominion, as
the Gate to the  Pacific.    Our wealth
derived from nature is immense;   not
like Ontario, as an agricultural province, but as containing all the resources
of an industrial people, in minerals of
all kinds, including gold, silver, copper,
lead, iron, coal, lime, tbe liest quality
• f clay, timber, fish, magnificent rivers,
safe bin Ikii-s, ami, above all, the position
on lhe Pacific Ocean which commands
tbe beat and   readiest   communication
with  all   the countries around   which
the   Pacific  and   Indian  oceans How.
The Dominion has   plentv of   land in
her north western territories, but Russia has a great deal   more.    But  the
power  and  importince of  Russia are
rendered nugatory for want of outlets
to the sea.   Such would be the position
of the Dominion without British Columbia; ber vast extent would be comparatively worthies' without our frontage on the Pacific.    Not only  is this
Province hound to be the greatest in
the Dominion by reason of our natural
wea'th and tino climate, but it will one
day ere long be the cynosure of  the
whole Dominion, and so far from our
present   unsatisfactory position of dependence on   the will of the eastern
provinces,  and   being contributory to
their wealth, we shall be the recipient
of every favor we can desire from tbem,
and they will all be contributory lo us.
Every  market in   the  Old  World  is
over stocked.   The competition in every
industry is now so great   that  profits
from manufactures have fallen to zero,
and people are starving for  want  of
employment.   But iu Australia, Papua,
Borneo, and the Indinn archipelago we
have a new world, where markets for
manufacturing products are bring rapidly opened.     Merchandise from   the
over stocked warehouses of Europe will
Uow this  way, and, for  rapidity and
cheapness of carriage, will be  carried
over the Canadian Pacific Railway and
the Hudson Bay Railway, all centering
in this Province, antl pnying toll to us.
I'he men at the head of affairs in the
eastern   Provinces are evidently alive
to these facnt, but take care to conceal
t limn.    We  cannot be  surprised that
they should feel great contempt for us,
since they can see that we are entirely
blind to our own advantages.    Instead
of turning our position and wealth to
account,   we   place  men   like   Honest
John at the bead  of   our ull'airs,   and
we allow   him to give away our lands
and   mineral wealth   10 strangers and
aliens, and sell   our splendid timber to
Americans for the   means   of   buying
vott-3 to enable  him to retain  his very
profitable position in the Government.
Not 0 ly do we nllow  him  to dispose
of our natural wealth, but   we permit
him to speculate with it, and even to
use the money that   be takes from us
in   taxes to   subsidize a   railway,   the
nly value of   which will be to make
his land valuable,  and to buy out the
settlers   on hinds   who   may  interfere
with thr' profitable results of his own
speculation.   Undersuch circumstances,
who can treat Ul witli respect?    Well
mny   Btrangors   sny  we   are fossilized.
We are worse; we are brutally ignorant
and  unworthy of the   blessings which
Providence bus placed within our reach.
Everyone can  understand   the  result.
By slow degree! at first, but ultimately
witb a rush,  will co ne strangers from
every   quarter,   who   will   seize   upon
every advantage; and we, tbe pioneers,
will lie thrust aside and become hewers
of wood  and drawers of water.    Our
fate is inevitable;   we are incapablo of
thinking or moving.    It cannot be asserted   that   we   have   overdrawn   the
foregoing picture; the fact that Smithe,
Kobson  and   Duck  are three of   our
ministers is sufficient to convince any
sensible man of the truth  of what we
hive stated.    No people with ordinary
intelligence   would have allowed  such
measures  as  the   Kootenay   bill,   the
Settlement bill, tbe Eagle Pass wagon
road bill, the Land bill, the Education
bill,  the   resolutions giving away  the
laud at Coal Harbor and English Bay,
the renewal of the lease to the Hastings Sawmill Company, and  numerous
otlier measures  of  a like outrageous
character,   to   pass,   in,   what   we are
pleased  to  call   a, Parliament.     The
ministers   were   bad   enough,   heaven
knows!  but   the  representatives   that
supported  them,  a  number of  whom
wero from the  Mainland, were a great
deal worse.    They agreed,   no  matter
under what circumstances,  to protect
the interests of their constituents, but
instead  of  this they cruelly betrayed
them.     The  whole  of   the  measures
above-mentioned affected, prejudicially,
the Mainland alone, and they became
particeps criminis in the shameful frauds
perpetrated on tho Mainland. In future
years, the people  who will come here
and make this'Province great, and who
will strip from us everything that we
have worked So hard to make valuable,
will, when  we complain  at being despoiled,   point to  the  days when  we
allowed   poor creatures  like  Smithe,
Rolrson, and Duck, to peel us without
mercy, and tell us to thank our stars
that we have abler men to do the same
thing.    We have wealth, opportunity,
and  every blessing   that  nature  can
provide, but we allow ourselves to be
bamboozled by a few ignorant fanatics,
who advise us to attend prayer-meetings,   join   blue ribbon   societies, and
adopt the Scott Act!
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ri-pnrt-liy Dr. J. C   '..'• ,'.- . 1    H. A.
For sale by all drug*.I. I     .' ;••.■•:••: bottlco f.r $8.
Pioneer  Market of Port Moody.
Jz1 J_fc->_tdL-,
Vegetables, Fruit, Butter, Eggs, Poultry, k
General Shipping and CiimnilHHlon Men-bant*,.     Orders from itt
Interior Promptly Attended to.
«*REMEMBER THE STAND—Two Doors West of the Caledonia Hotel.
Selling Out.
THE UNDERSIGNED, having been put
in possession uf the Stock of Goods nf
the "London House," will sell the whole
stock in trade at reduced rates.
Mortgagee's Agent.
*\\ all persona are forbidden to purchaao
from any person nr persons any lot, part or
interest in that certain acow now owned and
octmpied by the undersigned and family, and
lying in the waters of fort Moody.
Port Moody, B. C, April 17th, 1885.
For Sale op Exchange.
Wagon, in good order.   Also, a yoke
of large, well-broken  Oxen, with Yoke, and
Chains.    Will be sold a bargain, for CASH,
or will be exchanged for gond Milch Cows.
Apply to        T. J. POGUE,
Port Moody;
Try the "Mainland" Cigar,
The Bus. Havana Tobacco.
rnopRiETOR or
The  Mainland Factory,
Columbia Street, New Westminster,
Employs only white labor, and having received every encouragement sinco opening
his factory, begs a continuance of the public
New Barbeb Shop.
Pioneer Barber on tin- Mainland,
and beg> to inform the public that lit*
has eatablinheil hia ihop Nr.xr Doon to
thi I'oht OrriOE. Satisfaction guaran
teed. je6
Mr Kr.szir. Stbiit, N. W.
possession of the TKLBQRAPH
Office, pending the republicstion of that
Journal, is now prepared to fill all orders
Prices according to style of work required
All work executed at short notice and in
first-class style.
«**Ciin. and sex Samples or Work.
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Moody at 8 o'clock, a.m., and 1 o'clock
p. m. Arrive at New Westminster at 0:15
oclock, a. m., and 2:15 o'clock, p.m. Leave
New Westminster at 10 o'clock, a.m., and 4
o'clock, p.m. Arrive at Port Moody 11:15
o dock, a.m., and 5:15 o'clock, p.m.
Charges Moderate.
Hobhes tob 8ale or Hire, and Stabling
Furnished on Reasonable Terms
at the Winnipeg Stables.
_P. C-A.lR>:___!"_<r,    PROPRIETOR.
(MIAND.) j
^0** moodY, * I
Everything used in Buildini
front the r.iof lo the sills, in
Cedar,    Willi.,   Pine,    Plr   anil   ***
Rough  &  Dressed  Luml
Of every kind.
Our Lumber it more strictly (jrarW
any  other maiiiifnutiirrtl in the Pra*
and consequently our customer, gr-t >UP
valllr* At ruling market prices.
I'ort Moody people will benefit tlrt-nn
by getting tatiinntes frum us befurr tail
FOK/  sal:
Port Moody Propsrt*
"'■'•HE following named Property, ""jB
™ in the Province of Ontario, canW
trained at A BARGAIN:— .
Five (5) Lots in Port Albert; FourWJ
Lots in Bayfield; Lots No.   143 awl I*]
Stratford;   Twelve   (12)  suburban WJ
Stratford; Twenty-four (24) Lots in *"
ampton; Lots Nn. 0 4 10, Tectimsch
Toronto; Four (4) Lots in Shakespeare:
(8) Lots in Hambress; Twenty -three (ffl
inCollmgwood; Fourteen(14)Lot»inl1*'
a most elegant Residence on Hill Ti'"
Bayfield; a Four-acre Lot in Syilenlu*
Four Hundred (400) acres in Floss.
Two (2) Lots in San Diego; Two ffl
in San Francisco; and Two Thoasanii |
of Land in San Louis, Obispo, Califo™
The Title Deeds to the above-nam"11
rrty may lie seen at the office of Cof
McColl, my Solicitors, New We***
For further particulars enquire ol *j
Sproat, Prov. Surveyor, Southainpto*'■ »j
or A. J. Hill, C. E., Port Moody. B. W
Clarke Street,
patronage   bestowed upon  ">•
opening my Baker;,  I  beg to in"*
friends that I am still prepared to '
the custom with all articles in my *jL
short notice, and on the most Kbei*Jl
and respectfnlly solicit a continuant*- "l
-v    JU p\ jHtinobq ©Bjttte_
^a7" JUNK 27.   1886.
r. i.iiw'i'T,mm T»bl#-
-_.« I M-udirs,   W-diir.rf,j-», aud
.r.  ■-. ••"* p**-"* ' ** *™**Mr ■
i_ijiw.r-A>s. alle. lo.
..l-ri'H   U»Pa«  »llh...|  llrk.li. al
* tKlrl. ar« »ol4. »'P1 I" 'HWerl «u
0 n.'l Supt.
„ „_ Monday l.r.mglit a larg..
_-,(rattlu fioin up ...uuiiy.
j_|i_rM. the caterer if Ihe I'acili.,
pity i. nraMiig hosts of friends.
_iie Esq-, removed with his fami-
u-ianrti Mt. Lehman this week
,„f lintel will open s bar for the
uofrefraobmenUonthe 1st. proa
u.imi.IiI, a distant relative of Sir
^pj.st completed a iiu.giii6.ent
, pmlic buUL	
BraloP, "f Now Westminster, pai-l
|tl _ urof.ssioual visit 00 Wt-dnes
a,.„,r,. is being tleriverl  bv  our
„j,yi iii bathing and  busting in
pmmrinrl, mail olerk of this divis
r I'.K, lias placed us under obli
__ liroi. have abandoned the en-
"iiirying on Seymour Creek, and
tjonruing in our midst.
irt Mnody Progress Lesgue is
icrtruin? in membership, and is
na work in the interest of tho
, Pigzott, a projierty owner nf this
t oue years absence, returned this
il* the rapid growth of the ter
A. Clsrke marie sale of lot No.
No. 2, Port Moody, to a Mr.
ol Okinagsn, on Wednesday,
.on, II,ooo.
Fromtno received a painful wound
irl, .Saturday evening last, in in.iv-
i Ibe C, P. ft. Coon, the druggist,
e worm.I successfully.
nuy, nf the Pacific Hotel, haa sold
,t in the management nf the house
gu« McLeod, of New Westmin-
i.rra will now stand,  Taylor &
(Iruiincss man of Port Moody, in
gI.ii early rii.itriiiiiini.il engage-
Leennken the buiiding of a dwell-
, J, Cote.     Van, we congratulate
rk "Areola"  finished dischsrging
ftVInesdiiy.    Ths date of her de-
i this port is not yet definitely
She finished ballasting yester
user Western Slope,Capt. Meyers,
night fur city iiit_i.lu.iitH on Tucs-
dg, and returned Wednesday wiih
iP.L. M. (-Vtrnill,
' mail ami express car built at
iliii division or the 0. I*. K., made
trip on Wednesday, aud ull agree
but the hast exaggeration, alio fa
I* trunks ii.tw* .iti lieen Uid uud
ml tht- riprap along the hay haa
Jntel this week, and all aign*. in*
Ittirminm U uo a solid basis.
a *ith regret that Mr. Geo. HU*
mm of railway construction ( ha*
nil d to aiiMpunil work hecauae of
Hack of iufl-iinnutory rhe.im»ti_i(n.
tOmoi.—We have removed our
the old xtand on Clark*! atreet, to
g occupied by Mr. F. F. Nelson'*
ihall be happy to receive calla
p»s Vhit.—The railway pay*
it*<l Tort Mo dv, Monday evening,
of course, greeted with a hearty
'J the railway boya, whn have,, all
^learned all tho money thev get.
djet, of .Seattle, waa in town this
'M»inif for the Colfax (VV. T.)
md met with encouraging success,
joit beginning to realize that a
••ble vuuture cannot be made than
■hug fruit tree*.
•Uading the derogatory reports
Hemiea are industriously oirou-
ih-ience in the terminal city holds
mi..h as ttiM of property are of
fcurrenccand building goes steatti-
Jj Hort Momly bachelor frienda
"•■■t?e of it, yeara, had hla atore
<u increased thia week by the
■o' » oboleo bouquet, plnrked by
W of one ho loved  in tho Royal
fj t'i the arrest of newsboys in
tft-lling Sunday newspapere, the
l«»nial_et,H the leading journal
Passional writers in America,
J-Maud cultured journal, cnya:
J thi" kind will soon lead to the
■•eecial lawa regarding Sunday."
L informed that aa Capt. O. B.
(■■P*-- Atnewortb and tndy were
]**m «>n the Kagle Pans wagon
""why laat, tbe horses wero »f-
">n away, upsetting the vehlule
"ynjuringthe former gentleman.
"aped unhurt.
*•  inspector    of    weights   and
"m h*.en   around  Port   Moodv
1 »a.ie himself peculiarly obnox-
■*" ''ur tradesmen. In every in-
" the scales were found at fault
hith|f.Miy amaahed by thia man
Uiueso  are reported huavieat
jJVokk. — One of the steam
-J*» working night and day this
^JJMon, and another at Whau-
1 we work ahead with all poaai
u >• confidently asserted that
°y will have hia contract be-
*oody and Savona ready for
'Wpection by the 30th inst., the
"Pi ration.
J»JIp.-\Ve clip the following
^ Moody correspondence in the
"y Oregoniao. which keeps
/^ Place up" every day or so,
, '—"All captains who come
?«k »ted with the harbor
W tb,- tet-n.^ug. The ciptain
^"   hxo with iron for the
i i i/*-*^ " Pro*aM *n h**
•♦jtW;, and a captain from
J**"**, who -waa here laat year,
.w We to engage in steam-
llQ»ti«»nB are, from the number
"Weived from the east,  that
• very large influx of popola-
* «»etern Cana-la, aa well as
{*m a domain, aa soon m the
•*>»»<lian Pacific ia closed uf.
8r*re already arriving, making
A depuUtiou from the Port Moody Pro
greaa League, oo the 18th toot,. hud su interview with Ciipt. Peivgriue, of the Briiiab
bark "Areola," now discharging n»ils at the
railway wharf, Port Mo -dy, when they pre-
aent«d to bim the followiuv wrttU-n <|uea-
tions. to which tut hut tommo) in WtlUM
over hia own signature. He further stated
that he had Ttmtoi port* in all parU of tbe
world, and u m (..-tfettly «.it.»h-*d that nolo
of them excelled 1* ot Moidy. either for
a«-ceaa, depth of water, of   perfect  f-if'ty.
Ore**.—What is )our iniprewt'm of tin-
harbor «.f l*ott   Mooay s* tu \\to aAaptstioam
tor a tcriniii.il liar bjr of tiie tr*til*i i<u: tMDtel
lino *
A *•-.     My • pniip.il j-,  *\; ,t ,i!l   '
 I ti -I. fi i %ny -ih U ttono a 'ii-iu-ntal Inula fall} ntlenUdl*   in ■ i ■ r)  : •
l^i'K.v —U'luttiiii you »ay uf its capacity
tn NO.tal'k* or otberwiae t • the ifOOWIlinrta
torn uf the amount njid i-lnsa of stitppin-:
likely to fi«.|uuol it, MfHwUtlf in regard t<>
trans p»< iH»: sU**>mers?
AWS. — lo tlo* l.r-aritli ut water for purpon.-
of awiiiguig Urge ocean 0tOOtOom\ it is amply
sutiji innt and auitable ior all chistes of ship
ping. I consider that iu our day there will
never be traffic sufficient to All the harbor of
Port Moody.
<V--m. —What of its immunity.  Of oth* r
Vita, from tidal or other dangers, and its r-
lation iu these respcc**.c to  other portions oi
tin- loi. t und l*.n_.li:-fi I'.nv ?
Ani.—1 consider that this harlior is oolo
from all d'liiger of tidi* and wind, and per
fp.-tly totoin oowty romwat, bitl nnnniea-i
the aame in respect to English Hay, whioh is
greatly exposed to the North-west winds.
Qpej.. —Would it he difficult or detrimental to the general int-erest of shipning to
be forced to carry freight this far inland;
and would it lamely increase the cost of outward or inward cargoea ?
Asa.—There i- no danger in coming up to
Port Moody, and no extra expense will ever
he incurr-su, I am positive that any ahipper
will forward all freight aa far inland as possible. Greenock aud Glasgow are instaucea
of such eases,
Qcks.—What advantages, if any, do you
•consider Knglish Bay or Coal Harbor pos
aesse-s over Port Moody as a terminal port
for tbe C. P. K ?
Ans. —I cannot say.
Qdem.—Did you experience any dilBculty
in coming up to Port Moody?
Ash.—I experienced no trouble whatever
in getting to this place.
It is an open shame that a comi.iunity
should be imposed upon in tht* manner that
our citizens have been ever since Honest
John has assumed the reins of govern'nent.
He api-eara to have made it his chief study
to retard the development of this place, notwithstanding he has beeu lavish iu Iii* promises of fair play toward every ,■...* :ti n ut his
jurisdiction. The entirely inad qu.ite amount
that bus been appropriated for our |p>cal
roads, educatiooal facilities, and care of
criminals, has, as it were, been wrung from
the powers that hu by repeated petition and
.■oippli-'-itioii. as though favors, Initwd of
right***, weie hcing asked fiVr by the citizens.
The secret of this discrimination is evidently
that selfish private interest at 0>>al Harbor
opposes the advancement of Port Moody as
a rival point. The Latest instance of the
culpable neglect of this place, is the failure
to provide a secure and suitable lock-up for
law-breakers who may be held by the eon-
stable for trial. About two mouths ago the
jail quarters were removed to a hen-hou.*.e
on Queeji street, for the ostensible purpose
of avoiding payment of a little rent to Capt.
Clarke, who had fitted up a building for the
express purpo*u. At the time of the removal to the hen-house, tlio report iMRJtd
to originate from a reliable wource tint tl.e
f|iisrters were taken up t*'nip"Mrily, and
that it wan the purpose of thn Government
t ■ s.cure a lot ind erect a suitable building
for the purpose at once, but Inter on information from equally reliable sources in to the
effect that the (Jovorniiiont h;u no Intention
of doing anything in this direction. Only
on Monday ntghl of this week a prisoner
was placed in this so-called h.il, and mi tlie
following morning Consteble Shennan found.
much to his chagrin, thut hii bird bud flown,
there beiui; only thin boards sfandiiiLr betwixt lum i-lt and liberty. It ia to be Imped
thnt the "Progress League" will Hnd it
within its provincu to see ihat the heart of
Queen street be no longer disgraced by a
hen-house converted into a jail. Let Qileeu
street be cleared and let the Oovernincnt
build a jail.
Editor Oatettei
BlB.-—1 am instructed by tbe exneutive
committee of tbe P. M P. h. to convoy to
you their sincere thanks for your lib-rulity
in enn-enting to grant space iu the Port
Moody tt'nzette for the poblicali >n of matter
pertaining to the .league, and, further, to
assure you that any information corning
through thia "inurrf miv b • rcUe.l upon witli
the most implicit <*<oi!id<*nco.
Vuuri faithfully,
John J. Cowurov,
Asat S«o'y P.M.P.L.
Tut I'uooiikhs Lkani'K. At the meeting
of the Port Moody PrngresH league. Saturday evening, a fluttering minih.-i of names
of members was entolled, although our citi-
xens huve not thus far taken hold of the
achumo with the tiuthusi.ism that thev
should anrl that their iutereata demand.
Messrs. Hnwae, Clarke and Taylor were
nominated for President for the ensuing
year. Mr. Howse was elected, thn vote
standing thus: Howso, 12; Clarke, 4; Taylor
4. For Vice-President, Messrs. Gilbert and
('lark were named. The vote was—Gilbert,
15; Clarke, 3. Messrs. C'onover and Cowde-
roy were nominated for Secretary. Conover
wus elected by tlie following vote: Conover.
10; Cow-leroy, 9. Mr. Lundbom was obosen
Treasurer by acelamatim. The fo.lo..iu__
were chosen inem'ters ofthe Executive Committee: Messrs. Clirkf*, Hill. Meek, Murray,
Scott, Logan, Taylor, HoWM, Gilbert, Cm
over and Lundbom. Subsequently Mr.
Meek withdrew Mr. Hill's nune by request,
and Mr. Cowderoy wus snbstituted. Mr.
Howse mado a stirring ad-Iivs-., which was
greeted with much enthMJaam. AOoosti*
tntion and By-laws were adopted, and the
meeting adjourned until the third Saturday
of July. In thu meantime, anyone wishing
to join the society may do so an.i ob'ain a
member's ticket by application to the President or Secretary. This is a matter that
everyone who has the slightest interest in
Port Moody should help along. It costs
only one dollar a year, and an organization
of such a kind, if properly managed, can.
yield a power beyond calculation and'be of
Sreat   assistance   to   the   welfare  of   port
Public Notice. — Having been! appointed
agent for the sale of the personal proportv
of Mr. F. F. Nelson, consisting of a st >ck
of general merchandise, and being in*»trui*ted
by Mr. W. N. Bole, tho mortgagee, to dispose of th same witli all possible dispatch,
we have placed all articles for sale at actual
cost prices, ao that the public may be aa-uired
of a bargain by calling at the London House,
one door east of the Caledonia Hotel. —
F. B. Looai*.
Avoid by all means the nta of calomel fnr
bilious complaints. Ayer's Cathartic' Pills,
compound<ed entirely of vegetable ingredients, have been tested for forty years, and
are acknowledged to be the beet remedy
ever devised for torpidity of the liver, cos*
tiveness, and all derangements of the digestive apparatus.
Port Moody.
TULMISIH    OK    THK    ''A.SAMA.V     ttttMHO
The contradictory statement* which brut-
gone abroad iwaMMqg Port tfoody, t ..il
Harlwr, and Knglish Bay at Bmrard Ii.io
as tbe  ttooottm  terminii-i of tht* Canadian
t'a.-lllc railuity.   |*oinU   to   the   ne, . - j
placing before the paUk the  u ■■ t  ral
mOtWOk\hm   that   can   Im:   obUitii I   >.-.
'.•in t'> draw  tiu-ii- nv,M
. oo. IncfoM    i-   |0 the Bite ol i
.<•    I ■*■.*!,
h>-. • i- ii>. doui.t,   tad  t
■  it    ail
m mwma%\ i ul
.in 'iriu'it Mutt •« jiort   ftikhMW |. .'■,'.*.i I,v  to*
tsvtoX, nolitaiy. and civil •wi, ritiee,
m^o tMiual to, if not nporior, to nj othM
■oi i.o-l'i iin I'mot, omd Mutt. too. at the
bftd of'Kc-tu iMU^atl'-il, lOOfetlMMM ---irily Ik*
.i«l'.pt.-.| nn tli.: tt'iiuinui? It is a well-
ktnowa bat that whether iu rlrar*. inlets.
MtaaflM of the sea. in\ai uibly tin- hr-O/B
u j»«»i t i* at the huaU  of  nivigation:   more-
■»\< ■. mti\ iiiilejHMiiltiit uf Port M'.-sily iHiing
i liist-ehiiM 1i.ii-Ih>|- tor the largest ctass of
hipping, in a strate*.'-.-..! point of view it has
■•i\ .ntag.-v whioh aie not tieoliod by any
rt.ipt port00 Co  I'.'  :ti   Coiat.  In tiie "\'.in*
aoav<ti I'dor." pabbafaad nnaar lutthorito of
tho Lords .'oioini.ssioueis of too Admiralty,
Hood) ia tbi i ■ i '."■ ill):
"Tin entrail' <• ot t'ii-« snqg harbor is 4
miles eastward of the Second Varrows, at
the head of the eastern arm ofthe inlet. It
is three miles in length, and varies in width
from a third to half a mile, except at the
entrance, where it is only two cables (1219
feet); there are na danyecA, and uniform depth
of water with good holding ground. Tho
direction of the port is S.K. by E.JE. for
nearly two miles, and E. by S, for a mile,
terminating iu a muddy flat at its head,
which reaches within 'A miles of the batiks
of Pitt river, and about 4 miles from the
Military Camp at New Westminster, on the
Fraser. The neat anchorage is in the widest
part of the harlior, just before reaching the
Arm, which turns E. by S. in from 5 to 0
fathoms, and one-half mile* from the trail
wliiili leads to X.-w Westminster. Abreast
the turning point, and on the North shore, a
bank dries ott' for nearly '.! Oftbltt at low-
water, on which good oysters are found."
This des -ription is from the surveys made
by Captain G. H. Rlohsrdl, It. N., in 11.M.
ships "Plumper" and "Hcc-ite," between
(he years !S."i,S and I Mil. and there is no
duubt that it is absolutely correct, as from
that time to the present no changes have
Iwen made in the Admiralty Chart... The
surroundings being densely woude.l when
theso surveys were made, will account for
the slight discrepancies between Xew Westminster and Pitt river. It is easy to understand why the Dominion Government chose
this port up the Western terminus of the
Canadian I'acitie Railway, simply from the
fact that it is superior to any other in the
Uritish possessions on the Pacific Coast, a
statement emphatically endorsed by Sir
Chat. Tupper in a speech delivered by bim
in the House of Commons on "20th February,
I8H4. He says: —"Aa to whether Port
Moody or English Bay is the beat port for
the terminus, all I can say is that the Oof'
eminent selected Port Moody as the Western
terminus of the railway, and. iu doing so
they selected a port accessible from tbe
Pacific Ocean which is declared to be the
best port that can be found on the Pacjlic
Coast. Her Majesty's vessels during the
past year, surveyed the harbor, and We have
the declaration ofthe officers who have l..-en
there (and they are the most perfectly independent and able Bounces of information) that
wc have made the most wise and judicious
-a-].-i tion that oould havo been nia.Ie -that
tlio port is simply perfect and that ther* is
nothing on the raaUto Coast superior to it.
And they have now represented tothe Admiralty the propriety of making Port Moody
the headquarter* foi the Admiralty on tho
Pacific Coast as bcinti the best location to be
found there. The hon. gentleman would, I
daresay, like us to go down to English Bay
baoattM it would havo compelled the expenditure ot |1,000,000 to get there in the Brat
lfMtanoo,aud another fl.OOO.OOO or S2.000.000
to make a harbour out of an open roadstead where there is comparatively no anchorage. I say the Government feel thut
they have done all that is neoauary in relation to that question when they carried the
C. P. H. to a terminus which was declared
to be unequalled on the Pacific Coast "
From this naimranoait tl evident that the
most aearrhiiig investigation bai boon made,
the boat authorities oonoulttd, and .ill Infor*
ii i'i   0 hearing oil tlie atttyOCt  BXoaUStod 00-
fort the final oool lion was arrived at. In tho
fans oi mob ovidenoa M thia, It Is difficult Ut
conceive that an error in judgment copl.-l exist; and it is greatly to be regretted that a
few interested parties at the mouth of the
Inlet, from purely speculative motive.*.,
should have beeu the means tin a great measure) of stagnating Dusiness matters and
causing antral depression, not only at Port
Movuly, hut throughout the district generally. Number* of capitalists have vfiitod
our shores, aud although thoroughly satisfied
with the groat ■'itpiibiiitifis of our port, have
refrained from investing until the tenniuus
question im Hnally settled.
The British Colombia l-Hrtotory for 1H84
(|wi>je 171) describee I'ort Moody in tho following terms' "Port Moody at present eon
sihts of about 7*8 buildings, many of them
lafCU and substantial, including four hotels
and i number ol nooral stores, *te. Its'
population is al-oiit WftX It was declared hy
the Dominion Government ns the permanent
terminal jioiiit on the Pacific Coast for the
greatest railway system in America. In.
viow of this decision the interest in Port
Moody haa steadily increased, and tho near
completion of the railway has created A desire in the public mind for more information
concerning the site and its surroundings of
what must undoubtedly become iu the near
future a great commercial and manufacturing centre, its orators are navigable through*
out for shipping of the largest tonnage, with
good anchorage and perfect Immunity from
storms. Tho Coquitlam River is four iniiea
distant, from which can be brought a supply
of tlie finest mountain water; and in fact
nature has provided Port Mo »dy with every
natural convenience, essential to the growth
of a large city. The distance from New
Westminster is six miles, and one hundred
and five miles from Victoria City. On
Wednesday, January 23rd, 1884, the
first through train to Vale left Port Moody.
It haa telegraphic and telephone comniunica
tion with New Westminster, and there can
be no doubt that w lieu the Canadian Pacific
railway ia cmnnleted, the rapid growth of
the terminal city will be something unparalleled in the history of tho Uoiniuion of
For the information of those who have
not had an opportunity of making a personal
visit to Port Moody, a general sketch of its
principle features may lie acceptable; and
perhaps in doing so it cannot be described
m-Te truthfully than in the language of a
visitor, who waa so charmed with our harbor
and its snrrouudingj that he gave vent to
his thoughts and pu'dished tho following
des -'i-iption of this embryo city:
''Port Moody,on tne famous Burrard Inlet,
was selected by the Government of Canada
in 1878, on* tbe recommendation of the British Admiralty, through Admiral Richards,
as the tide water terminus of the Canadian
Pacific Railway on the Pacific Coast. Rival
points, envious of the distinction thus conferred upon Port Moody, have not been alow
in the effort to detract Irom its merits. Admiral Richards in his report recommending
Port Moody, Bays that Burrard Inlet ia the
first aud only natural harbor on the Pacific
Co is'. Asa port easy of access at all seasons and stages of water, it is without a
rival anywhere.    On its waters can ride tho
■eriaa of the entire uoiH [fl potfeel safety.
Pott Mo..dy ha/POt i« two and a half lu
thr.-e jrji:«_»in length by a wioth at tthtat
qu-trtcra to one mile, and the auchorage »l
that could be .le-in-d. The land ttdjac-nt to
the pott is admirably adapted for boilding
porpo*.'-*-, whil** «n ahundui.t supply ol poie,
troth »pMng water to no-et the it j
of a large city rs  never felling,    In short, j
nature wisely de»t*__ne I it that    ,i    I \tgt
-■hi.iii i md ahe has b«et ■ i
"ii tin- mt'- m  prodigal
Notwithstanding i .   •-''   t   in ile f . j>r
go, or rio  a.!__-.'ii.-iit id  the  NM
■ r pi       .  .- t*i ii.   Half, t '   I ■
emu ' nt oi t 4iiud» thn-ii
iyt n'i-l i  .in! i, (Mr I
n i\ •■ \- ■;,- .1 i
ead th 'i no nl ■ i itioq   . •'.
■ I. do,    The hai . t In ui j   ii ,
Fel aw , md th
■ - - r     . . i  i ,-,     tbe Can
tSHtlsfa ftttthofitlea ■'•< ■"•♦■ ot the id    i. i
t !*-. t, Uoodj ov* r  ..It its rii iis
ttOO   oHin.tlly   utile.uiM.-e-l   tii it   the   British
».<•■'*rritii.*ut n.iv- d-in ui'ii. I i   resno - th.'
naval   yur.l,   tin-   duly    Uut,-h      M   OO   hbo
Korth Paeitfc Coeet, fi -mi Bsqui oaU net
■ i i" n to Port Moody. Tht naralstatioo
will be built upon aome of th Oo* rntnenl
loainrae to the inht, selected for tin- nor-
puea H. M. line -oi battle ships mil like-
wlee be itaUonod In Um tnlat
•.\ voneVrfu] ehaaga hai token plaoeln
Port Moody iu two yeara, Then there eroa
U"thiui; mora then a piugle oabin  wberen
only ..in- being   ii.ad.     Kot   :i  tic:   cut, i,..r
anvLhrng to lodioo e that in ti tow  yeara i
a rol.l i.i c'tne a bustling ohipping, manufac-
tnring end oom'«eroiel etiti To dav fl
preeeoteo wonderful change.   Cosatrootioo
trains are running from the wharf, which is
a substantial structure, '..,000 feet long by
200 in width. Imilt by the Canadian Cov-
ernmeut, to the interior of the country. So
soon as the Cantilever steel bridge across the
Fraser above Vale is completed, trains will
run as far as Kamloops Lake, a distance of
223 miles. A very substantial warehouse
and itotJOfl ii built on the wharf, where iB to
be observed thousands of tons of ■tool rails
aud other material for railway purposes.
New buildings are being erect-d by energetic
eitittni everywhere. Already there ar<* several hiiii.bed inhabitants in tho place. The
site for the city is being rapidly cleared,
streets graded and sidewalks built. Xuw it
b.asts of a newspaper, telegraph ami telephone office, several first-class hotels and
b >arding houses, -nil a number of ituret
whose sticks are large and embrace such
general merchandise as is required in a new
community. .Schools and churche-i are like-
wine established. All thin has been accomplished within a few mouths.
Port Moody will undoubtedly be a great
booming city. In view nf the near comple
tion of the Canadian Pacific K.ilway, certain to be within two years, the Premier of
Canada, Sir John Macdonatd, recently stated
that a powerful corporation was being or-*
genfied to operate the Canadian Pacific
Etailway and Oriental Steamship Company,
whoso vessels are to ply between Port
Moody ami the great trading porta of Asia,
Australia. New Seolond and-South America.
The channels of commerce arc governed by
natural laws which cannot be diverted.
Port Moody, the head of ocean navigation
on the Pacific (.'oast, is nearer to Kurope by
hundreds of miles than either San Franoiaoo
or Portland, While the construction of the
Hudson Hay Railway will bring Port Moody
nearer to Liverpool by 1,700 miles than will
be San PranuisOO, Port Moody is the funnel
through which must pass the immuiise com*
rneroe of tho Asiatic countries and vice versa.
Not only will Port Moody be tlie great
shipping emporium of Canada on the Pacific
Coast, but it will be the centre of trad*- and
commerce generally. Racked by a continent
the most fertile iu the world, whoaa inhab
iunts will yet number many million*) poo-
sessiug natural advantages iu the shape of
raw materia] fn tho forest, Iron mines and »
never failing supply nf ooal, a genial, sain*
brioua olimate, a wonderful harbor, in -a hich
tha largest vessels afloat can ride safely at
anchor and perfectly laud lock* d -ind secure
against nil weather, the terminus of the
most stnpendi-ua railway undertaking of
modern days, the only steel belt spanning
tho continent under one management, it is
not difficult to forecast the future of Port
Moody. Hero will be located Immense iron
works, oar shopst machine ihopa with ponderous itoam uamuiera and tu bother ma*
chi'iery as is necessary for the propT 0|'iip-
ini-nt of first-class shop*, such only a-* tne
Canadian Paolflc Railway Company will nnd
must have, employing here as ii done by
them in Montreal and Winnipeg, thou-and-,
of sturdy artisans und otlircrs who, with
their families, will require homes in which
io reside ami the niual neo<eisaries of bfe.
Mo greater wae the change in the condition
of affairs iu Winnipeg, Port Arthur, Bran*
Ion, Calgary and uther weateru Canadian
cities than will bt* that bo bu witness* i u
P..it Moody in a year or two. Generally
•peaking, great shipping, manufacturing and
commercial ritiea do not arise in a few days.
Hut that which to many iu the past has ap
pearcd uamdojdeol uill be reaHied in the
case of Port Moody, which not only will be
a veritable hum of activity anil industry,
but likewise it will lie one uf the social, ru-
ligioua, educational and political centres of
the Dominion."
To b« cunt.-rnn-d.
Yale. B. a, Juno 88, 1160.
We understand our townsman Mr. Teaguo
is about tocomim lire work on hii titvef miu*-
near here. Con»i''er'ilde work has alroedj
betO done, and it is to be hoped that wln-n
fully opened up the result uill come up |l<>
present expectations.
Mr. J, Bowel has sol.l out his butofaor
shop to a Mr. Cannon of New Westminster.
The Konse and furniture of Mr. N. Mc*
Phee, a late merchant of this town, were
sold by public auction on Monday last.
Several old miners are prospecting for
gold on Siwash Creek, but no strike of any
ooueeqaenoa has yet been made Oue man
seemed to think he had fottud a bonanza
and Sent part of thr- rook r.if to be assayed,
yet our miners pronounce a sample of it be
left here as worthless.    Time will tell.
The Ivy !>aneiug Club have issued iuvita:
tions for a ball at the Firem- n's Hall on
Kriday evening next. A genet al good time
is expected.
The river ia still too high for the opposition steamer to cnie farther up than Kmory,
As a consequence, times are duller than
usual here. There has been nothing done
yet towards having a oeleoratinn on Dominion Day, but Ynle is a noted place for get tin ti
up audi things in a hurry, aud we may yet
have a well-tilled progiamnie.
Can't on it.—The "Columbian," in referring to the rumor that the Canadian Pacific will carry emigrants from Halifax to
Port Moody for $15, says: "The policy of
the road ought to embrace a tariff of extremely cheap rates. These, with the other inducements the road has to offer, would divert
nearly the whole tians-e .ntineutal traffic
from the American roads io the C. P. R."
The wisdom of this is not evident. In any
event the C. P. R. can not hope for much
American traffic, owing to its location distant from the heart and producing center of
the States; and to attempt any rate-cutting
would be disastrous to the railway company
and to the country. The American roads,
controlled by such men aa Gould, Vanderbilt, Huntington, &c>> would just like the
pastime of freezing out the C. P. R., and
they have ample capit 1 to afford the amusement. While a very cheap immtgrant rate
might be the means of bringing ninny people
to this countrv, we would soon find-that the
class who would be induced to come by a low
traffic rate, were just the ones whom we
have no use for here. Paum-rs and miaeia
need not apply. Ir were better for them
selves aud tot British Columbia should tbey
remsm ea .t .-•-Of.x.
From Bradtsireet'-. Jan? IS.
The sal-non btn-ii.--a, up :-, fStffi, wae one
-f  the ni mt  pl.tiUlde  on   th       '
profits ranging from fifty to -ev.•_.')!■■,<- and
one huu li* 1 pel i t. oa v a ■;■ ".! In
vested.    U .!
la large!) . Sao Y\\a<\ I
niisaiou ii
• <•!■ i .- tad do lii-ii eoni
- s o dl morgin,
•■ p to | ...■ ity per e*ot  lo hie ■ i
-   i
m pri 100,000 eeeee    Taking all mall, the
glit  profit.    I
commioslon h i. •- in  Ban  1    u
nit. rotti !  In    itstai  i  g tb<   p.i< k  id   ! *■•..'.
i--.'0'_;i. j-iii- i    . . be o   -i
J»ilitm*h ol a ma In the morbi t
bave been di -  pai king "ti tbi  * ••
lumbfa river and .-n tbs Pacirtoeoael im t'.n.
tool tour ■ r 0 a months, curl
market,  pai ucnlariy in
the es«teni atatee and in gn »\ Britain,   The
- tilt    i-  thai    aalioufl    has   touched   lower
• ■int   t li tu i r years, and theoannera on tbe
■   ri other riven aee  I h< n<  ■ ■ iti
if very reatri -ed operuti u ■    Thi
t-. t ot   this "in be te irm l fr >m
,;i it the pai k i- astl nol H m   100f0 11    se
less, up to ton   I tan It  waa at  a
corresponding tnir* in pi.. ipOS SOS
The following rep< -i frotda Ifadln
on the Oolumoia il\ ••. ifested  May 80, ed*
dressed tfl their   Han   1'r.piiLi- *o     ■
eut-,   best  ou l-nt-   the    ores nt   it I luti  0:
"The pack to .t,,t-'  bas  not   hen!:
as mt   .Many p kckeVi eetfmate a sh h toga
of 1U«J,(K)()  cat i   tO  date, and  it  does   not
look Boreaeonanle. Fishing ttin week has
not been oqtui to the corxMpondng week
last Bt*ason.   The avenge laat aeae*in wea
20, this year ij tieh to tin* boat. Taking
into coiihideruMon the largs numbero( l-oat-
on the river, y ai -ill tee that the si linkage
will aggregate very largely. Tbe river is
rising but Utt t. an 1 this will soon be over,
and then we will bave low water forth?
balance of the seueon, ami clear wat. r whil h
will permit of right tfshin_{   Only,   a-in the
daytime the fieb can m the nets,   I* seonii
to lie a natural conclusion, from what we
can see and heir, that there will o a very
marked falling oil' in tlio quantity oj lalmon
In explanation of th*- above it [a m
to state that fishing on tie: Columbia river
takes place during the spring freahete that
are the results of inciting of the snow, and
by the time the wati t* reach Aetorio and
the fibbing gr »unds tbey are vnvy iin.d'ly.
making it imp .ssihle for the salmon to se
the nets iu th: water. EJnfortuootely f r
the fishermen a drought has prevailed tbis
year and the waters of tbe Columbia river
have b-jen very low, and nearly as clear as
crystal. Therefore, m the -lay time, the
fish can see th • nets, and refuse to enter,
swimming underne;*th, and the fiabormou
arc compelled to work at olgbt. In addition
to this is the fact that tu re h is been a strike
on the part of the Habennen on the Columbia rixer, of eleven days'duration, during
which time no fishing has been Indulged in,
It is rumored that the strike was tacitly acquiesced in by a few of the lea liny cauners
and the oemmisaion merchants of Nan Kran
cisco, aa It naturally restiioted 'hi packing.
Owing to the fact   that but  thrt.- -.i  i im:
oannariua hov-j been in operatiou thi
and tbat they were - on trolled by Ban   Fran
olaoo houses, which, aith their large abodes
on hand, were not anxious to end t bo al i ik«s,
it haa been don -ult horetof ro to arrive at;.
reliable eetimato ol this season's pa i:.   There
wasu small run of   B*h and  many of  'h
cauners preferred to remain  Idle,  aa  there
was uo money iu the b isim ss.    I', the mid
die of   May, i8W, 60,000 cases .if  aalmon
had been pocked oo the fc era men to river,
whereas, this yoar  ihe total was only 8,000
cases. Caunersand fisharmeu have naturally
Buffered,   but  the onuiinls ion  bousca   ai i
reap  the ben.'lit,  and.   notwithstanding thu
small pack, there «ill doubtless be no aoarci
ty.of new seism's Hsh  on the market     In
past Reason's wh re the men took from l'.lmiO
to :i,ooo fish per ; iy,  this seaeou  I   i
taken ns  many hundred .     Die i
Ju-na and July ars the mo tfa   i
fish irmen    O.i Inly I,  IS83,  th   Colohibi
river paok aggr ■   *-   t ':■: \,u Id i ■■ i si   at thi
same date liiTSSt it was onl   3.K),M0 caei
yet tnu increase in July broogh
within ten thousand i b ai ol   the  previ iu
Taking the i iat of I ib  • -\\ 1  m *>■. ial oi
the    'in- ba     a - t ■ ■ I isl j
SOo.J each,   aim on could - ■• |>i nl - : 8
'V.I pi r oaee a falliug ofl   I IS ■   •<■
aa . ompareal  with 11 •* seas iii'rf  priw       '<
the usual heavy run ol Rah tak - place ni si
month canneis \iill be able t    pnn
moat at their own Hguros. hei ause tb« Hsln •
men. being ai ai st  alo'aya laruelj in debt,
working but little throug I tba ya r, a
oept during the canning awnsoni must inak
a little headw iy to munitaln their credit till
the   next aoaaoi inmencea.    During tbe
first month of the <oaeon the oatuli is -■•
small that it A a% n t pay t> itart np tha
tires in any I irga o inn iv     'I htl b ippeni
until after tha i n I   r tbird t [pa, tl    ftra!
Loi oi  flah Im-'ii.- in antime pla    i  lu  ibi
canning shed,    win u     into of   I
probably three days ojd  it li packed and
shipped as "fresh aalmon."
The present ji i-.il I'ti of sal II   la,   tha   a
short pack m nn ■ Bo be a for gone o >n iluaio .
An advuiice in p- c - h i - tak'ii place, and b
looks as though a very moke i advauoe
would follow, 't'lus i-* all tha reoult of ' !■ vi i
uiaii.pulatiou, .nd it Seoma that th sdni'ii
husiuess is again plaued on a prolitabl.' fo it
ing. For forward delivery quite large qoaa
tities of salin-ui have been I* It, and tii*i*e is
more life and m ire movement in the market
than there has been for some time past.
Annie Conuell, Abbcyshrule, charged
Bridget McCormick With violently assaulting her hy cutting her on the head on 20th
Mr. Kieser conducted the prosecution.
Complainant in answer to Mr. Kieaer. deposed—Ou that morning 1 caught her goat
ateing me cabbage plants; I dhtuve her and
told her what she had done; well, bedad she
blazed up at me and air) if I wouldn't hookit
she would lave doctor's work oh me (laughter); of coorse I got ateered and ran home
for my life, aud she afther me wid a big
stone in her hand to brane me.
Defendant—Och, glory be to God, (Pye
hear that now, yer honor.
Complainant -I boulted me door bcka.se I
thought she'd kill me, an' I was afeent to
put out my nose; when she kein up-ebo ton Id
me to come out till she'd "crown me," that
was to cut ine head; 1 t:>ok a bit of a spade
in ma hand an' peeped out, fro I jist gov her
a Utile dab of it and knocked the stono out
of her hand; .
Captain Hill—So it was you-that commenced the row?
Examination continued—That evening I
was out in the village an' when she seen me
she followed me and hot me wid a atone that
cut me bead.
Defendant-—Didn't you split me thumb
wid a blow of the spade first? I was seventeen days in jail.
Captain Hill—I think you were punished
euough, for Conuell began the quarrel. The
charge is dismissed.—ICotcommon Messenger,
ma Kv-r-- Ane*>T tup. Braoiie Ah
I >vi.e. e, the La
in  the  work!,    fever '■" -M-ViOO  '■'
looo between the agoe oi I
ioui a:,   oho    0 ftO B 01 ■
Kinpire to serve th- tnoj
tooorvo fifteen ye are   ait hi actual i
and niii.  in ;
■ therefore be 1
'' 10 to ii in a tu d sei   ma and  l.a.W,(-
But 1
•    ■ j ■ .   :     ..
■ \ . .   • .
■ | ...
I.I 11.     s* '      . •    ' ■ ■    '
If aoogfa  Im  n»
hon.*. l.'.t bai ■
ii a't. r appeorb n *}-,..,. i .n_ [,.. ,
pronounced too ws ao.   All
root a ho ai   pron macod ur • f militan
- ie   i .-all .1 and I 4 ■ inrawn.     "l.
di ia Ing '■!■■• I. i ii lute moot enU I.  the ,   ■
form tbo militia.  Tina ia dona ba
ire alwaya more young men than tie
Aa  ofaovo  -tate.l. the State
quln I 210,000 each year        An.I ei
and village have to rarniab a eertalnnue
ot Boldiersi thonotahot bring fixed  bi   *
Qovernmi nt, and, ot coui e, dep< ndii . u|
tion of ihe town.
■   to furnish  SOO i
and a email village only al oi
I every place could  ftfroiah 20
!"",•*- m«:'i ti;.-:!  arc raquiredi t)
aboul 200,000, form tbe M   I
Tn- ;i ire it ».<■ to add < -irniniiona am
.    a   0  make  the  military   profe
principal trade, and  wo find thai
lo oan - "mniaiid an army ofneoi !y 1,000,1
S-ituruuy Journal.
UTB i/tevtH rifenW
A native African prince, Allagbogi
ba Brass riw r. uppi p Ouinea, who. u.
at a native village, was shot and worn led
in the shoulder by a native, who eeei
The prince took nine villegeio as buet
aud failing lo procure the would-be aesa in
killed and at*- them. .Missionaries ou
prince professed to be a I lnistian.
The aalmon canning aeaoon on the Si
mento elver ia aboul over, Tbe pack t*i
is only 16,000 ta**e--. and ... ooneiden
a failure.
Mme, KUaaon has gained  ber
her late ha  wtud'a relati. <■■■, who I
order <l to pay her the sum of f
'lie* tre i ;■  »l ;■■ .■■■   i-1 Voon
Clona. which  h.s   fuel   been ai
Utee  Hat the Chinese Oi verum* i * sh
loot the taxes at Pooahuo uud Langnoi
thai  French Cousnls aboil be i*ati
ibosi pi teea t • lmi ird the lob n ita oi '.-.■■
This treaty :s to h- hi good f»-r  t- <
and 'loes net pre ai :
bel .a eeo the two conn tries.
Cholera In Spain Is spreading, and ; i
create in tho number <-\ caaea oo*
reported is causing great alarm among
; '■ iple. In \ aleni m th re have h m
u«w cases reported. Oaatellaao de lu 1'
announces 18 deaths, and  tbere are UO
ed ca«eain the pi p-\ luce of Meroi ■.   .
spari-h liovornuicnt Kaa prohibit d chol
■noculaiibn In districta where the dis.a.e i .
not  ■ i   van d.
The  _Ytu'0.*f/ rciiilirni-t ha  •*...'■. menl
the A ueerol Afghanistan is dead.   It tu
rumors are b -in.' n ceivod oontinoalh . '»■
from the Cn   ia      ■ , ; the Afghan front
of   I he -l .. --: latioti   . !   the   Ann-.-
iWoeosti adda that the pvoplo of A
art iu a state i toitemeut,  the
mors    f tho d     h   ol   tli ■   Ameei
;p r.. hi il thi in, :  [lowed 1 .     ie other i
!...   AyoubKhan, now interned   iti   ■'
will take tl ■ j I., e ol tbi munh  ed Aiiiim r.
th   ugh I     ma liin ti i i of Kusai *
'I he i.p       .. ■    n en   il   Lon lou
pointed a . immittee and  tnt ralalug fu
i . r p.: a Btntabic  m >numoul   in bt, I'-
i '■■.- hedral tu the n an n y ■    the ipi i Ial
corns_'P'ii''fnts  of  ttis Londou   pre*-* v
wore killed in tho H adan,   lie I ial im
Edmund   O'D a >ven of  thi    Da :
Kraok \    .•■ l\ of the Graphic, Co'. It
by and   Wi    lie i ei t ol the  iVom ■.■ /
John merou   of   the  Standai
fc Kobi-i ta   i Renter's Telegram < '* n
(ii.i\ i: t -,m:\   ANi.1 -   I
in -. |..-!-■■ rship iri :in- basi'oess .-.u- i.,
■ ■ii nt the I- '  ..I,,   mu. i,  . n
.i-    ■ i;,        1 . .-   :i ■■   w       -
.'■m;\ ;:   .     i. i:
liii.e_.5tli, ' -.,.
Dissolution of hu:::
. i.i
rpHE  PAI : ■ i i. 1UIP  UEHETi KiM.
-*   ox si i    b ■ .... ..1 .;  R.  I :
lam. a     ! ...,.,. |., i .      I
'.!...;..  I .     il by mul a. i
■ant,     11..- .rr   olutlon  .rnl miu- ,
.1. ll   IViyloi mil oo.l_.al
11 ru and pa)  ill j   I . - ,  tn Isli
.inns i: *i n,s i oh
.i imen ri:.ti:.N   •
r.n-r M odj    1dm 101     I8M
B. L. Woods,
- a v> i' —
• Late Cutter for Trapp Bros.1
tST For artistic monumental work apply to
George Ru'lgv. "Victoria Marble Works/'
PjUfflas   Street, ^eforia.
HAVING OPENED t'uc Store late!
Occupied by Mrs. Kekstein, I a
prepariHl to offer suits at price-- lower the
ever before.    1 have on hand a full stock
Diagonals, Broadcloths.
English Tweed:"
Siiifs Triiniiu-if in First-tlass Sty!.
Columbia Straetr New  Westmirtlfrr,  B. (
Contractor & Builder
E-'STIM ATES by Msil, or ...ber" ire. fur.;
A   iribed on tbe th^rt*rt ti tics.
mmwstsr*m. vi ww \m<.i thi aapaapM^aaaPMoaaaw^opwaaaaaasMaaaaaaaaaaaaa
The authorittea of (Jrate,   a   town   thirty
m:lei from Vienna,   actually
fifteen dope huptioeumeot o Dr, PoUaerond
other prumineut citizens, for c*-in;i.-mom-
ting Bismarck's bnthday, sllefloj in the
case of Dr. Feluer, that, 'although there
wm no indictable element in the ad.lic-a
delivered by the accused at a public mooting,
\et the possibility cannot be denied lhat OM
or mure itersous OtOttstm R-dgM have ••on*
c«ived the idea that the ■rtnnm oaotoiaatt
afterthoughts which might have been inter
pre ted sh an insult direutud -ig.aust the
Austrian Ouveniun-nt. "
The newa of Dr. Nacbttn-tl'i* d-ath a rive 1
at the Imperial palace in Bet Iui ju*t at the
tune when tbo Kniperor was obo«l i ■
atvn the  seeree BMOwttteg bun  Qeraan
Mnii»tei nu the West Coast of Africa.
The Kniperor note 1 the event on the nur
gi.i uf the document with hit- own hand.
A writer in the British    Mooststl   J
kiya that if the infection of   pledera   m   ■*«
largely spread by   drinking  water   la   tha
investigators nay, the safe nay ef otoi liflf it
h ftO drink distilled water.
fn Germany tcacliing ia evidently regarded
as its own reward. At Beater too ot bo '!•
putter Schnell, in Kit*, th, uft] 7(1 yt-ars,
was put on the retired list, with the grant
nf an annual pension of 144 marks < >*til.
United $OUttt currency) ami (seven metrea
(lOeiWIOIIieilll ot firewood, after having
faithfully and conscieiitioiiHly served for
over fifty-two vears, and for nearly three
years topportOQ fr <m his Dfn iii<p.iiih an
ii-mist-iut, to whom he was obliged t'i furnish
free board and lodging, inclusive of light
and washing.
The ordinary dwellings of the Japanese
are not firmly attached by foundation* to Hie
earth but rest In mely on square 1 Itonao or
boulders buried in the gr.iund, the result of
which Jt to partially prevent tlie trausmis-
aion of momentum from earthquakea. Au
Englishman has made an Improvement on
this plan and ivsti the baUet at eacti of it-*
piers upon a handful of cast iron shot, of
the size of buckshot, to increase the friction*
ul resistance to rolling thtt the hoasa is
practically astatic, and the motion it in
most earthquakes only about one-tenth of
what it is outside.
Tho SwisB carry their economy to the
length of inhumanity. The public hiring
out of children to the lowest Udder still
obtains in the Canton of Heme. A caae of
this kind is reported from Beil, where the
public crier, despite the tears and entreaties
of the widowed mother, placc-d her four
young children of 10, 8, 0 und '2 years for L!S,
31, 40, and 70 francs respectively fur the remainder of the year, thus separating the
family for fear tho woman might become a
burdtii upon the town.
No Russian General, not even the mist
di-tin.'ui-ilHd during tho Crimean war, hau
h*. *u ■*-- ro.varded as Komurotf, whom skir-
mt ih with a number of badly Mined Afghans
v s tlio ciuse of all the glory with B/hioh
b h io been covered. Ho has just been
(lie recipient of nnre substantial honors
toaii tnu piece of ornatneut-il military
e pi o nent which he first rec<*tved — the Dam-
ftaone sword with tho gold and diamond
s lulled handle. A telegram announces
that th i Czsr has bestowed on lum the mag-
nific'-nt sumof 100,000 roubles.
Tli' Kuropean Governments that are appropriating large slices of Africa, and especially Germany and Belgium, are inviting im-
p rMot native chiefa to visit Kurope and see
what civilization is like. A party of twelve
Congo negroes, including King Massalu, the
ruler of a large district near Vjvi, two 1 -aser
fttriefe, and several metnbera of their families
arrived in Belgium, last month, to visit the
Universal Exposition at Antwerp as the
Biies'H of King Leopold. Last Jan nary the
French Government handsomely entertained
i i I'.u i i au important personage from Tim*
bnctoo, the first native of that city who bus
waited Kurope. The German Government
_"* .il-o-it to try the experiment.if taking yqung
nvgroes toGermauy, to train them there to
ft'oltl minor official posts in its African pus-
It id aaid to be quite the cuitom now for
Freuch ladies to curry revolvers. At u
faehl >nable dinner party lately a gentleman
was observed hesitating whether to sit on
the right or left of a limn.some ynuug willow. At length he ts-ud, with a very politc
bowj "Pardon mo, inadame, but will you
kindly say on which side you wear your
Some curious rumors are aflut in India
c incoming the Maharajah of Cashmere,
v. bnsfl loyalty to England, it is hinted, i-s
not above suspicion. No tangible reason is
v.-.ig'ird, but the ruler of the Happy Valley
was not one of the great  chiefs who  wen*
flfosont to meet tli'; Ameer at the Durbar at
tiwul Pindi. Ill health was assjnged as the
reivm, but ill health is a #oll->nudaratood
pie* in Oriental as in other courts. The
Vfah ir ijah haa always had a difficult card to
pl iv owing to the proximity of his territory to
the frontier upon which Rus-da ia ap, roich*
nw, and owing to hia knowledge that both
Rus-iians and Indians covet hii beautiful
run ii try.
Dr. Kleiberof 8t. Petersburg has just nub-
Fi'ih*»d Co* results of investigations by him-
*<*ff and Dr. Keller on the amount by which
tho a-lfthV mass ia iucroascd each hour by
■ i .ii..-Ln-i. falling upon the globe from
space. O.i an average it is said that a single
observer will seo about ten meteors per ln-ur;
a single observer, however, does not 000)•
inand the whole of the sky aliuve hiihuii/ m.
but actually only about twenty-Mire per
•sent of it. But, combining a aeries of m-p
Srate deductions, it would appear Hint ab ut
450,000 meteors fall on the surface of tli -
whole earth each hour. The average weigh!
ef a meteor, it is shown, may be token at
five grammes, whence it follows that th
earth receives hourly uot less than 4,050
pounds of foreign material.
The annual report for 1881 of the Berlin
City Savings Bank, just published, shows
how the B rimers save th.ir money, Tho
aggregate amount of deposits on Deoontber
31 laat year n as 55,359,810 maths, atiincreisi
ef 7,104,90-2 marks over that of the previous
twelvemonth. A mark Is 25 cuts. The
largest number of depositors (113,51)11) belong
to the so-called lower class, having buiiih
varying from one to twelve marks tn their
credit; while only 72 persons of this class
have bank* books for an amount exceeding
1,000 marks.
People with very large noses may be
Wrested to learn that an English doctor
claims to have discovered a method of reducing that organ. The process, which lit
•calls "multiple punctiform scarification,'
consists in rapidly pricking the nose with a
number of minute double eged steel blade.
fixed in a handle. From 500 to 3,000 punc
tares are made at a sitting, and the operation is performed every week or two for
aome months; meanwhile the organ ia kept
well anointed. At first sight the operation
does not seem attractive, but the doctor says
it "is not painful."
Gen. Gordon entertained peculiar ideas
concerning the Edenic apple by which
.Mother tve introduced "death and all our
eroo" into the world. The constituent ele
ment ot this fruit Gordon held to be present
In the blood of every member of the human
race onto the present day, and he contended
that their virus could only be aubdued aud
counteracted by frequent participation
the bread and wine of the sacrament. Bnt
so material a view did he take of thia rite,
that be thought the more a man could ingest,
In quantity, ofthe consecrated food, the bet-
.ter would be his chances of expurgating from
his physical organism the pois-m ,ua corpus-
clea of the forbidden apple. Having foreseen
that there would be few or no opportunities
of receiving the sacrament in the Soudan,
•Gordon resolved to take as much aa possible of the sacred elements before starting.
He therefore occupied himself on the Satur
day before his laat Sunday in England in
ascertaining the hoora at which communion
would be administered in the various church-
oo within reach of the place where he then
Doctors say that peoplo atho   li-ft   off
drinking boor and took to too have,   in
innnj i i vtaucee. a hoot d (fa
aro tr.-ubJed Willi wiiat i*» known uu "tea
A Bnttlnn illustrated paper represents
a number of pOUttg women Heated ot I
toble on eh ojcojnlnTng meat fortrichinae.
It i*. mated th.it women make efficient
iiiici.i--.-pii.iKt*-. I.a-t year they tboo
exeinjned 80*630 ooreooooo. The diseased
moot iool ones destroyed*
lhe/.'"-'" BioUogranhiam reportm that
in Paraguay ^ tribe of IndtoimwlUi toihi
h ij- been diooovoFod. A Qaayenyoo
child ol olgbt yearn was captured with a
toll i foot long,
The death rat.* of Dublin bas jumped
to89 B per 1,*km>, the highest ninoe Ihh.i.
Tbe report ot fle*o wtei of typlm*-
fever ■oorni toobow that the city is in
mi nnaonltory oooditlon.
\ letter from Kloo report! "Ibeflftleth
Monte I arh. Ruifj.li' of the pceoeol
eeoson." The victim, whaoenotionollty
la unknown, in deocriborl oa hovlng loot
sno.ouo france ai the gooiing Ublee.
11 cur Rnioelt, who i tame to tbe United
states forty yoott ogo( ond wrote   Ihe
iniisie to "W.m.linan, Fparr That Tree,"
and "A Life OU tin* Ocean Wave," in
atill living in England at a veiy advanced age.
I he aUve population of lhe empire nl
Brazil la estimated at 1,177,022, of whom
(123,275 are tnaleoaud 553,748 fern a lea.
There are in Bnyland one hundred anrl
eigbtv-Hevt'ii ragged achoole which are
attended by fiftf thousand i blldren
Temperance locturers baven fiaeinb*
loot for a moral in the ease of Mrs.
Xiincv Riggings, late of Burton Cons tahb.
Yorkshire, England. Mrs, Blgglnsdlsd
at the age ol 105. Not only had spirits
been with linra regular arf'icle of diet,
I mi to the laat, she smoked SOSersI
OUDOeeoftobaOOO every week.
According to the Atnorkao Naturalist,
a hybrid lias been formed between the
common and the "Darwin" potato from
ths southern pari of South America,
It Is believed tbat the new potato will
not be subject, to tbe rot or other
attacks, of parasitic fungi.
A California physician claims, in
the    Indiana    Milintl   Journal    tbat   llie
hrulsod pulp of eucalyptus leaves, which
be had been in the habit of applying to
hit. very bahl head for tho cureo'f headache bad brought out a new and abundant crop of hair.
Experienced lumbermen have always
held that timber cut in the spring was
DOC durable for building purposes. Recent investigations siiHtiun this belief.
it is shown that the richer tbe wood
is i:i phosphoric neid Slid potassium the
more likely it !■ to rot and mould; wood
cut in the spring eontalnselgbt timet as
much of tbe former and five limes as
much of tlie latter a -. when cut in the
At Otno, about twenty miles from Suakim, on the Suakim and Berber railway,
stands a huge hunch of rocks about oue
hundred feel high, of tome What conical
form. Advantage is taken ofthe eminence of tbis rock (or posting sentries;
bend it. in known as tbs " lower Hock."
On the faee of this rock a huge udvertis-
ment, two hundred and fifty feet Square
in letters of four and a half feet high,
Indicates thaf "Psars'e soap is the best."
In thn UuUttin tl'-.untie Jr. Tletrapeutlnus
Dr. Peoholier points out the remarkable fact
that the half dozen drugs generally regarded
by physicians as "apocinca" are all of
tbem no more nor lesn than germicides,
Sueh a conclusion, If fully demonstrated
would he consideredetrougconfirmatory
evidence 111 favor of thegei in theory  of
disease.   The specifier*, nu d by Pecb-
otlerare. lodiii", mercury, quinine sulphur, and arsenic.
Mr. Matthew Arnold   mado a mistake
iln giving London as the authority   for
pronunciation.    There are many words
pronounced differently by-dlfflerent peb-
>le in London.    Tho nOUBSOf Comlnona
iad been always recognized and aooep'
ted as authority, though not infallible,
and most "f its leading men were   educated at Oxford, where Walker is regar-
led as the best authority for  pronoun*
Ctatlon.    I-in even in tlie House of Com*
nous there have   been   differences   of
pronunciation among the   leading men.
Moth Lord  John  Russell and O'Co nn el
always  pronounced "either",   "Hher,"
and ''obliged" ''ohleeged."
Tho London Timet recent)v spoke of the
black homes ofthe natives on tbe Scotch
Island of Skye and the Wastern Islands,
H confined, dark,   and    unhealthy.    A
Highlander  ia   answer writes   lo   th.il
journal tbat he passed   bll   earlv   years
in one of these primitive   dwellings   or
huts,   and   their   wnhl ition, although
draughty, is goo hand the inhalation of
the peat smoke, with which (be ituios*
phci'e i.s   charged,    protSOtS   I b"   llIUSI
from consumption uihl other parasitic
germ diseases. In proof he cites the
itatementof Dr. Morgan of Man ub ester
that these Highland ere snj ry a lingular
Immunity from pbthials, whieh in to so
ssoiibed, chiefly, to ths inhalation of
ths peal smoke, and the antiseptic In-
sredieuts c >ntallied therein—-Uis tar,
the creosote, and ths tannin, together
with various volatile oils und rasing,
black uneumiiH pe't being rich IntheSs
Kiihsiauces  Dr. Morgan further remarks
tbat any exemption from al tacks of DOIb
lomptlon which these Highlanders enjoy is onlv N long as they reside in
their smoky huts.
Tbresnamss wore sent in tothe Bleetfng
B'tard for tho Chsnoellonhlp of Dublin
Ciiivursity—the Karl of Milltown. who
is an nlumnuH of the oolioge} the M;u-
rpiis of Woterlord, who is an Oxonian, and
tha Karl of Rosso, who i» a graduate of the
university, The Karl of Kosse occu
pies a place in the scientific world, and hu is
ths owner ami custodian of the great teles
cope with which the name and Time of tho
late Earl of Uo-.se must be assoiciated. H<
was elected.
A doctor's wife in Glasgow prescribed for
a patient during her hind-ami's absence.
lier medicine produced salivation, and
the patient sued for §250 damages. Tir
plaintiff sought to show that the wife was i
responsible agent of the husband. The
defendant denied that his wife had authority
to prescribe; he had no power to delegate such
a privilege, and the plain tiff took the medi
cine at her own risk. The Judge coincided
in this view, and found plaintiff liable
So well kept was the secret of where Lady
Lousdale was to be married to Lord de Grey
that not above twenty-five persons formed
the congregation. While many of them
were looking for the bride a lady in olive-
green velvet left ber seat and walked up to
the altar. This was the bride. It is to be
hoped that she has sown her wild oats. Her
brother, Lord Pembroke, who refused to be
present at her first marriage, cave her away
at the second. Lord and Lady Ripon are
generally condoled with, but in view of their
only son being 33 ami having no other heir
to their honors the marriage has a certain
satisfaction for them. Lady Lonsdale has a
jointure of £5,000 from Lord L,
A house at Schenectady was for a long
time infested by roaches and water bugs.
Laat fall a servant, hearing that toads were
an antidote, caught three ordinary hop toads
aud put them in the kitchen. Not a roach
or water hug can now be found in the house.
The toads have become domesticated;
wander about the house, and are so cleanly
and inoffensive that there is uo objection to
| their presence.
llftt ItWf
T0II.E1' ARTK'I,!!
-PRESO.R.IP'TJOlSrS   003^_POTJ.TSr-D_ECI-)   D-A/X-   OIR,   1*71(3-HIT
Port Moody, B.  C.
Hi; UNDERSIGNED, successor to the
.V. ('. White, is uow thoroughly
.-(.labhshed at tin* Termlna*, Il'"*> '•'' :"-' "■''
roted his life to hie trad.-,  is  pi-eusred t<>
supply tbo public with the best work in  hii
line to be had in the province.
The Winnipeg* House
(I'oll'.IKIll.V 1AI.I.KII THK Thk   Dki Mr.Mill   HiiIKI I
Clarke and Kyle Sts.,   -   Port Moody, B.
All kinds of Hough and Dressed
Furnished on short notice and at
most reawcnuhlc rates.
Kept coiistuntly on llruul.
JOHN BURR   -   -   Manager
New Fall Gods H
The Cash Tailor!
I.yitun NvrAki:,Ni-\vWKHT;,ii\sTKn
Has opeueil out his FAI.I, STOCK, and is
now pi'.jiiiied to uxecutu tinlers.
One   Summer"
pma volume w eoonded on
. f.tctH OOUOemlng an iiilttinl villagn nf
llriti Pniviiii-.i and its unique ialinlirtrititfi.
Tbo work lias all (Im fris.iuution of lictinn.
D.iu'l. rent till you marl it.
New Wash House
SI-LnTC3*   SO!^C3-
'*      that llu i. |iia |i;it-t'il  to il.r   Washing
rti'l Ironing nn inort notloo, anil in limt
• •lass ..rik-r.    ('ai.i.i Siil.K-li-Kli.
Lniinlry  opinmrt.  0. P. R.,   near C'lnrcn
Btrwt, jn.-ii
s   iii-.iir.nv   CUVEM   IBAT  T.   h.
S[iriii^ in only Inill iiwiii-i- ill  tin- r'arkii
IW nt I'.irt. Miin.ly, u I niui tire other Imlf;
.-in.l sniil T. II. Siii-ing lian  no  anlliniil,   In
s.-ll h.-ii.l NOW.
Under   thn   new Od.ilellowi.' Hal],
Fred.  ~Eickhoff
Dry   Groods
iS.-<*.i &c.
Of First-Class Quality,
Moderate   Hates-
Coiner of Front   and  Begbie Siiee"
NE*.V    WrsTMlNSTEIl.
I    height, is hard finished tbrouuhoutg lms a bar vallstookecl at ull
timirs wiili u goodKulcctioii of tlio ohoioent
The Geutlemen's Sittiiij.; Room iH n luodirl of ncutncHH and comfort,
where will be found, for (lie uso of guosts, tho Canadian, Ameiiirau
and local newspapers. Tim Ladies Parlor is elegantly furnished. The
Dining Room m Lugo ami handsome, and Hie tables will always be
supplied with the
The House has tho capacity for the accommodation of 50 guests,
having over 20 rooms furnished with
First-Class Spring Beds and Bedding,
and has a commanding view of the beautiful harbor. The House will
be conducted on first-class principles at Moderate Rates.
Open  for Guests on and after 10th May.
Patrons may rely  on receiving  every possible attention  from the
proprietor and his attendants.
Clarke Street  Port Moody,   B.C.
1     his old friends mul the general  public   that ho  is prepared  to
furnish guests with
and desires a liberal share   of the patronage of the  traveling public.
Grocery   and   Crockery   Store,
ID.   -tv-CUJE-LOIIIE,       -      -      I^-ER,O.P_ELI_BTOIL
rilHK UKDERSiaNED HAS AN ASSOHTMENT Ol-' FlltsT cr.As.-i aiiticlkn
A..     ill liia llr.6,   li llitll llu ijfi't-re
And Irr- resj tfullv snli'-its tlie nfttronitge r.f  his tYi- ri'lv,  nml aea_r_>]  pnbllo, nssnrini.
them 1-'A1K liKAJJKd AND PEOPITABLB li\Vi-.,vi',\IENT.
tTTwii Door. West of Coon's 111n_-S.t,.rv, Claili.r Stl-.-et, POKT  MOODY,
WM       B\:mF   ll^V    IIAS   N0W   COMP1.ETED   THK   BAR  AXD
ff   -TJ..       J      ll.llJi.l        I'illi.ll-.U:..,,.,,. —til., lain I   tin-   Iln,iiia..mest   Room
... ihe Provinoe. furnUhed «irh th,- Hunt I'Alto.M and I'OL'KKT TABI.B81 verlonxirtod.
The  IJAR will he |i!(iviilerl witli tl.e heat uf
Wines, Liquors and Cigars
-rrrrm-. .—_rr-r-rr^
Till-'. RESTAURANT In now open bo the public; il !$ conducted on the most
modern improved principle* by u tot-slsM Ooolc
WII.I.IA.M   Ii\'SI,I:Y, ■ -        I'l'iii'HiKT'iit.
R.  B.  KELLY, ■ -        - Proprietor.
in announcing that tho House is now oomplstad with even convenience for the traveling public. THE TABLES aro well supplied
with every article in season, and THE BAR is provided with a well-
selected Stock of
LIQTTORiS   Sx   OIC3-^---R/S-
THE BEDS are well aired, and the Stabling is extensive and
the best of Feed always ready for Horses.
It may be well to remind visitors that this Hotel is within ft few
minutes walk of the Railway Wharf and Station, and just at the terminus of the now road.
Guests may depend on receiving every attention and a hearty
welcome from the undersigned, whose long experience is a guarantee
of everything being comfortable and satisfactory.
J. T. SCOTT, Manager.
-E^C-__C._?___-"__D  ste,_-c_;t,
B. O.
rpo PERSONS WISHING TO BUILD,   the   Company   are
-I-    special inducements in Lumber and Material of all kinds, i
now  prepared to offer
Doors, Sash, Mouldings and Finish
The Company wish to draw special attention to their stock of
This Department is conducted on the most improver!   principles.     All the latest
designs are produced in the choicest material.
Peracmn about to Furnish Hotels are strongly  recommended to
WSlt the Milt, ss special prices aro accepted for large purchases.
This Groat Household Me.
cine ranks among tho lei
ing necessaries ol Lite.
Tlies. famous PilU |iiirif)- In I'l.OO
.mil ..ti nui.t powfilull), yci bootlm
on ihe
and   BHW'EI.B,  nump inne.  cue-.,
viiioi to   U.e-e  Brelr)   B»IN   HPHlM)!
l.l>£,    '• III 1 «!« . ..11-:..1 tlj  r. '	
. nwrr-r faiiii-^ r. nir-'y in ml ,■.,..- u.
SOIll ilrr.i..', rirn   wJiiiii-T.r   caHK . 1...
.-..iui. imp Hla-.l 111 wealai-lii (I.        li      .j, .
I.'tfilllv  1 Hji-.H'l..... Ill all    rtllli.trl t
rr Y* 1-M rii n|. Age.; and    1,1 a lit S( III
•-AMILV MI-.l'JL'INK, or.   iin.in. .►.,
Its searching and Hcali.
Properties tre know
throughout the World
l"ir tlie cure nl BAD LEU'S, liaJ Bit.
Old Voniids. Sores and Ulcti
;r i- 1111 infallible ren.eily.   Il i-fT* nrall; rr
..■■' ..ri ll.t. 1 n-k .. 11J ei pal, iih -1. • n.ri,
1 Ou.cb .-ll   t HJltOA'J, Ur   nr-liii.,
1' .llgr.H. Hlid even A>'lllMA.    I ru U .uj
-ne liiiji., Ab... en.en, I'ile. Fialu lit,
■nr! evert Kin,.   .1 -KIN  DISEA'B, i
nvir Ine11 kirn.-. 11 1.1 fml.
• In  I'll « and nihil..tut  nn-   N
■•il)- ul
(8. OSKOHD -TIll.KI    LOND01
>nd   rr«   -nil   l.y   uir   v  11,Inr.   r.l    M 411
 Bhotll    In  civilized mi I   . a rrrfll
oi rise  ii i urns'   \t,y Biigiiiwe
I III      l'i   its   1I111U   i,| th|   e Ali.licin >
!.-i«l   lei ntt...       lie,n , ,      am
In   IIH     Ml-   Hll.r.-I. I'iik in.ini,. i 0
e |i llie An.ei->can ''tiiimel- eir. fe- .. f.
>e pruasoalsd.
Iff l'i lelniHe H .lioulii 'onk  n.  ill.   ll
m   'hi- I'nlH -l.d Mules.     Il ill- u.l'rr. i
lIS, n.lor.l   "In-. I, Lnllilon. 1. ._,-   an
I'.WllllliKll-vr I  AW.    \iii -.ur I     I'rill
Sui.iurroHA-1'ii AnoiiMi   Iii, u li-rril
AnKK-1-   and    CoNynrAxi
2----.l-ray- Straart,    -   .   -Pert Z-:-*
I'll.DIM;    ton    l''OK   KALI
».■ ti.ni <i( Port  Mnndy,    *l
SllliUI-llilli   Lnta,    l,y   tlrr.    A,-re,     I
iiiljueent In the Port MihmK- ■urv.-vi I I J
Larnls  fur mile  nn tire Nnrtli
having   writer   trontOst,   nn,   I'...!   ^'(
llniliiir,   lincly   KJtruil.il   and    r
Alan, l-'inii   I.artrla nf .npeii..r
0*1  (aviiralilo  terniH,   in New   W-itmri
(-arofiilly  pnrptrsrl   Map« ami l'l.»"
hrlilted, and thu fnlleat int.u in.it n
eri. at Mr. HamiltnnV nlfi.-.-
To Brickmaker s. Wool
Manufacturers and othorl
most beautiful spots in the rw
there are  inexlinu.tible beda of el»
adapted   for   tho   manufacture   if   .
There is plenty of uuter power I" ''"
mill, and any quantity of fuel tn I
bricks.    For a Woolen   Mill  the Is'11
well   adapted;   tl-.e    str.-ams    ar
throughout the year, and  there is pl'
power to drive  machinery.     The I"""1!
excellent and  landlocked, so thatn"I
haa any effect on shipping lying i" "'
For particular! apply at
m22 THIS OKI111
Asnami, fluor    -       - Propr. Pacific
Arms-irono ft Birr, •   Lumber .MwjJ
Britt, James,
•JoOm, C. E.,     •     Druggist and Tl
Clarke, J. A.,       -      -       -   B**1
Fai.es* Co.,       -      -       -    ««»••
Grant, D. B..       •       -       -
Hamilton, P. «., - Barrirter ft P.**1
Hesloi*, M.,
Inslkt, Wm.,
Kilby, K,
Kellt, K. B.
Lanois, H. E
Mennie, A.,
Murchie, —.
Nelson, F. F,
Turns, J. B.,
VanV'olkcnburgh Bros
ITrommer, Lorn
! Wise, Jos,.
-   Ptopr. Elpn '
.      Tvi*j
Propr. Caleiloai"!
Lumber i
Groceries A C^S
Shingle Mnr-rr'-l
,.. Men'"J


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