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SATURDAY.
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•ODOIU-.R**  P£H ANNUM
JSVIKIASII   IN    U'VtNCT.
umuBicati0'"' sd'ressed to
-p. B. XjOOJL-CT,
fort Muoily.
Office, New Wcbtmin-
TrappBros.
( OLUMBIA  STKEET,
New Westminster B C
(■PORTERS 4 lri;.-[.KI.'S IN
IIOKATIO  SPaRKINS,
r«(iL'AnDIAN   Dlfice,
,illrecervt piooijit aUcutiou.
I.A.. CLAKrKE
PORT   MOODY.
il\L   E8TATE
"TICB-CLARKE STREET.
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O -crslc ■    <•'• """S
BAM© 'Bit0 8.,
|al   M-tHtx*   Bi okei-s,
OOHVrETANOEBI.
[TRANCE     AOKNTS,    io
,o»rI» *-bqM*c**t A SFBciixrr.
t-rTf—
sJimbr.'-'t,. Op-oil ti*i ItetmVt Bo%,    *, ,,
Vtw ',v-HTKiHirt-.it. n. C. '
(woods i. Turner,
ISeal Estate Agents,
IPC3I
■It moody lots
FOR   sAl.r,
IMONEY   TO    LOAN.
JBU^T., NEW WESTMINSTER
IN0LA8 & D E3HT0N.
Ji At tide In their Lin.
Alwtys in Stock.
|e tra.ob supplied.
it St   -   yaLe b. c.
3ort Moody
JINGLE    MILL
T I'OilCKT TO HO TO THK VOU'I
lo.lj- Hliiiigltj Mill,   where tli !   b"**t
Kn can be bud At the i><\\>-il i i u at,
tor ri'Ira'I.
ply lie,it -'uiwtautlv on hamt
JOHN iJ. X-ijrifJKi
llTISH COLUMBIA
ABKET
"Inukkd, my love, be |»id Teresa
very gnat attention nn tlie lam is
*eu lilv night,' said Mrs. Majderlun,
addessing her lyosi', who, after the
fatigues i f the dsy in lhe Ci'i, »i«
killing wiih a silk l,.,i.ilk> rcli ef over
his head, tnd hie fun on the fender,
drinkiui; hii |iort;—"'very great mtrn-
tron; tnd 1 say again, every possible en
cnuragi-iii. nl ought tu be given liini.
He |iosi jvelv uium be aaked down here
to dine."
"Who must!'' inquired Mr. Malder-
ton.
*"\Vhv, you know «boiii I mean, my
ileir iIn; young man wiih ill,' I.I.ck
whiskers and 'he while cravat, who
hai. jus', ciiii- out at nur »s^v.iiil.ly, un i
•arbom ail (lie gins art ullgi-sj- abtriu.
Young—-datsr mul whai'i his iianii-1 —
Miiianne, i bat is liis narn*T'conlinueil
Mrs. Mslderton, addres-iin*- hei' youn-
gett daughter, wbo wai engaged in
iietiing a |iurae and looking sentimental.
"Mr. Horatio Sparking ma," replied Miss Mariana*, witb a sigh.
"Oh I yes, to be sine—HomUu Spar-
kins " said Mrs. MUlderton. Decid-dlv
thr nurst gentleman-like young man I
ever saw. I am mire, in the beautifully
made coal hi* wore tiie otb*r night, be
looked like—like "
"Like Prince Leopold, ma—no noble
no full of sentiment I" suggested Mariana*!", iu a tone of enthusiastic, a.l-
uiir.iti n.
'You should recollect, my dear," returned Mm. Mrald-rion "iha,t 'IVresa is
now eight ayd-twenty; uud thai il is
really very iotpottant that sowed,in;.'
should be done,"
Miss Tereaa Malderton waa a very
litile girl, rattier fat, with vermilion
cheeks, but good-bumoreitF and still din-
engaged, although io do her justice, the
mmforiuna ars" f lum q" lack of perseverance un l.er part. In vtin, had
►he Hilled fur tin yearn; in vain, I.i.I
aVIr.aad Mrs. M liferton ussirliiouidv
kept op an Sitenmv^e aajquairt'ari.ce
among the young eluilile linclielors of
C'aoiherwell, add even of WnuHworllr
and Brixton, to sar nothing of those
who "dropped in" frnni rown. Mi-.*
Mulderton was at well known tu* lhe
lion ' n tbe top of Nniilniiiil.erl uul
House, and had an equal chance of
"going off"
"I tin quite su>e you'd like him,"
continued Mm. Malderton; "be ia so
gentlemanly !"
"So clever I" Hai.I Mist Mnriani e.
"And hss such a   flow of   languHg I"
ad led M r-s Teresa.
"He has a great respect f r iou, my
dear," sard Mrs. M .l.ierion to her husband, Mr. Mnl le.ton cough.d, anil
looked at ih   llie.
"Yes, I'm »ur'lie's very much ai-
tachil to pi's society," said Miss iM'iri-
anne.
No doubt of it," echoed Miss
Teresa.
'Indeed, he said  as   much to   mein
conri lence,"    berved   Mrs.   Mililertiin.
"Well, well," returned Mr. Muller
ion, somewhat   flattered;   "if I Sea him
at tlie as-enibly to-morrow, per'iftps I'll
country, its manners  and customs; ind | lb
frequenting    pubic   lulls   mil   publi
riniiers, with the view of beeuming mc
with    high     life,   polished
ijU ain led	
riiqu'-tie, and Kngiiik esflrmuieotl—No
lie im! no. a foreign a.ceut. Was he a
..uigi'iiii, aconiribuiu' io lie- in igJtinr s.
,i »iii er   nf fashion.ible   novel", or an I ■•!
a"i»l?—N'n,    til BSCll     HU I   all    uf   th<-S"
surmises, there   exisied sonic   lalulnli
1 uir. rr.    "Then,"  sail everybody, "be
must ho somebody."    "1 should think he I
iiiusi   be,"   reatoned   Mr.   Mafdrrion,   i,
wi ii buns If,    b cr si* he p- c,.i ei our
superioriiy,   and  (ays  us su uiucli m-
U-lltilill."
The ui^lil succieding the conver-
Halion we have ju-d reourded, waa "a.-
~eniblv nlglii." The dunble-fly wm
ordered to be Ht the door of Oak Lodge
a* nine o'clock prerrisely. ~
Maldeitous Were dressed in sky-'due
aaiiu trimmed with artificial fluweis.an I
Mrs. M. (who was a litile fat woman),
in ditto ditto, luoked like her eldest
dauiilirer multiplied by Iwo. Mr
Frederick Malderi'n, the eldest son, in
full ''ress costume, wis the very bean
ideal ot a smart waiter; and Mr. Thomas
i ii would
ba-'the ling test   niui  le-i    reward I bai
. !• a  en ia. lid   ber to* nil n in! '
• U'riiit    feeling!   «hat   iwnriroerrt"'
!i a.1.1   Mi s   I'• 'ii' a.   as li-   leaned
ii ....   ii" ... .i  ' ■ , . ai ii.
"lliu  Ugir      ' Igll   '   I ■'.''• i  ir
.....,,   Sps kir -   nilli n   'Ir  drical * t
Mul lerlun, the youngest, willihis white I uotbing!"
H '.  i b .. •   I s'udl whit   ln>" I —I—
uu «:t . im mi . enli  i k   i nal    Mi
! il n   Kin' "-i Hie be stoppi .1   -
>   I ll ■ i' lu ii ■ pi-r ti .1 lu nllcl llu-
.bl.- inbn • uf    —"
"Really Mr. Spark ins," returaed the
• 'urriptui'i d   Ti'i'i si,   Uoahing   in  ibe
weeteat einifusion.    "I uuisi refer yoo
tu papa.    I never can, without hi    on
-..in. venture to —"
"Sui'lv III' rrunilot Object "
"Oh, yea,  iiid.'ud. im1' - -I. -vmi know
Mi.i«; hlei    ii'.*'     uUnriupied    i«iss   ienma,
wiill knowing ih n « - ngto fear
but wishing to make tiie interview m-
senildei a sirr'ii'' ill some roiuniiti'.' novel.
"He cannot olj"ct to my off. ring
you a gliias of Begot," returned ibe
adorable Sparkins, with some surprise.
"Is  that  all''   thought  the disap
ointi'd Tinesa.     "What  u fu,s   about
DRTGOOPS,
STAPLE & FANCY
CLOTHING,
I N11
1
HURRAY STK1-ET,
RT  "MIOODY
hope be   knoai
L'liuberwell,
tbat
you
lolkentiurgli Bros.
■Qoonttantly on Immi a
(tritclatM itock of
:eats
UETABLES!
SHIM AND PRIVATE FAM-
s SUPPLIED ON SHORT
NOTICE.
LES & CO.
want the value ofyour
8° to Fades 4 Co. for
fURE,
BEDD1NQ,
BBD-KOOM SETS,
PICTURES,       •
CROCKEKY,
"•are,   Croceries,
boots * shoes,
i CABJNET-WOUK,
UPIsKJLSTERING,       JI
PAINTINO, 4c.
"(•king ■ •psolalty.
	
*• Port Moody.
isk lum . down,
fvii   at OaK   LO p.,
dear?'
"Of   course—and
oni-horse carriage."]
"I'll see about it," said Mr. Milder-
ton eomp..-iug iinns.-lt lur a nip; ' I'll
se abuut ii."
Mr. Mnldirion was a miu whose
whole scnpe of ideas was Miniled tu
Lloyd's, the exchange, Ibe India llou c,
eri*/ (be Hank. A few sucoesifu
sp'-culaiions hurl ra.se'i bun fr'in n
siiualiun of obscurity and oonipiratl*e
poverty, to a suie of ntlluence. An
frequeiuly liH|ipC*n< in such cases, the
ideas of himself and his family became
.rlev.,U'J to an cxuauriliiinry pitch, a--
their n.caus increased; they Alfeoteii
fa»hi n, taste, and in my oilier (oolerica,
in iiiiii.ilinn of their betters, and had a
very decided and li»coiuing hoiror of
anything which could, by possibiliti,
be consili'rerl tow. Ile w»s hospuable
from "Sli'Miilion, illibetal from ignorance, tnd prejudice.! from conceit.
.Egotism and the love of display induced bim to keep an excellent table;
convenience, and a love of good things
of thi. life, ensured him plentv of guests
He liked to have el.ver men, or what
he considered such, at his table, because it was a great thing to talk about;
but he never could endure' whit he
called "sharp fellows." Probably he
cheiished this feeling out of compliment
to bis two sons, who gave their respected patent no uneasiness in thai
particular. The familv were am> itious
of form ng acquaintances and connections in some sphere of society superior
to that in which ihey themselves
moved; and one of the necessary c n-
•equencei of tbis desire, added to their
utter ignorince of the world beyond
their own smaT circle, was, that anv
one wbo could lay claim to an acquain
tanon r. ith people of lank and title, had
a inre passport to the table at Oak
Lddge, Cam be. well.
The appearsne** of Mr. Horatio
Sparkns at the assembly had excited
no sm II degre»-of eurpr'a*) and cuciositf
among its regular ifrequent.ers. rWho
oould he b'l He was evidently re-
served, and apparently me'anchnlv.
Wash* aclergvmml—He danced too
well. A barrister,1— He said he was
not called. U« used very (ine words,
tnd talked a good deal. Oonld he be
a distinguished foreigner, come to England for tbe, purpose of  describing tbe
Iress slock, b'ue coat, bright imuo s
and red waion-ribbon, strnnstly resembled r nu put i mu of th t interesting
but rash young gent euian, Oeorge
lliiiimill. Every member i f ll.e part*
had made up his or her mind io eulii
vate the iicqti'iintiuice of M
Sparkins. Miss IVress, of cour«e, win
to be as aiuia'de and Inteiesting as ladies
of eiglu-aii'i-twentv un the look-out for
a husband, usually are. Mrs. Mnlder-
ron would be all smiles and graces.
Miss Marianne would requesi the favoi
nf some vi'i.i-s for her album. Mr.
Mil lerton »ou!d patronize the gnat
unknown by asking linn to dinner,
IV.in intended tn ascertain the extent of
nis information on the interest ng topics
if Mi ii Wauil 1-ig.ira. Kven Mr. Fred-
'lick Mai' lei mu himself, thefunily au
ihority on sll points nf lasie, dress, and
I iHiiuiuann' arra .gi'iiienl; who had
Inilgings of Ins own in lewn, v/ho ba I a
free iidmission 10 Coient Oarden
theater; who always dressed according to
ill** fashions ofthe month; who wentup
lhe water twice a week in ihe Mitonj
and who iu-Iii illy hud an intim ite frien.l
who once knew i gentleman who formerly livid in Albany—even he had
determined that Mr. Horatio Spaikins
uiii«t «« a devilish good fellow, mil that
he would d i hiinthe h nor of challenging him lo iigaiiieuf billiards.
The Drat object ibal met ihe anxious
'•yes of lhe exp ciiuit family on their en
irance 'IHO lire h dl-ro >m, was the in-
t"re-ting Il-'rntio, with his huir brushc.l
If li g forehead, and Ins ens fix ."I on
he cilni j, reclining In acont mplative
nuilu In on one uf the seals,
'•There he is. my 'ear," whispered
Mis M'll'lciion to'Mr. Malderton.
"How like L ird llyiuul"  luurinured
Miss   Teress.
'Or Montgomery!" whispered Miss
Maiianni'.
' Or the portr-its of Captain Cook!'
>ugui s'.ed Turn.
"loin —don't bo an ass!" sail l.iu
faih'T, who checked him on all 06-
casino.; probably with a view to pre-
vent ins beeoniing "sharp"—winch whs
il. it iiiiii'ie ssrv.
The elegmt Sparkins attitudinize I
with admirable effect, until ilie family
liadcros-ed lhe room. He then started
U|i wiih Hie mull natural appearance of
iirpiisn   and     delight    accosted    Mis.
Mril'kri.iii with   the'Utmost ootdialityj
-nluled tin- vouug ladies in (lie 111 "l en
ih tiling manner, buw.d to. and shook
iisiuls will), Mr. Malderton, with a Je-
gu'C of re-pect amounting almost to
veneia ion; and leturned the greeting!
■ I ilii'two v.ting nv n in a linlf-trr tiii.il
liaif-palioniziin; hianusr, whioh fully
ciivinCi'd ihcm iiml he must be an im-
iioitiul, anl, at '.he :u..v time, comic
•ending pi'i'snii 'ge.
"Ml s Malderlun," .'aid llnratio. after
the ui.linn v salutations, and bowing
veiy low, "m iy I be permitted to presume to hope tbat you »ill allow uiu to
have tne pleasure —"
"I diiii't think 1 am engaged," siid
Miss Teiess, witb a dreadful affectation
of   indifference — "but    really — ou
man) "
aHoraiio 1'iokcd handsomely miserable
"1 snail be most happy," simpered
the interesting Teresa, at last. Horatio's
countenance brightened up l.ke an old
hat in a shower of rain.
"A verv   genteel   young   man. cer-
driv   next   at live
im better ''ii^ri- -
It will give me the greatest pleasure
sir. to lee you to dinner M Oak Lodgi
Cuinbrrwi'll, on   Su
o'cloelt, if you liuvor	
uii'id," said Mr. Mnldi'i'ioii, ut the con-
cluiion of ibe   evening, as  he and bis
Horatio   tons wore sian.ling in oonvertajion with
' "  """"  Mr, H'orauVio  Spui'laiiis.
Horatio bow.-J bi, ssilinowledgments,
and aeri'pU'd the fla .iniiig   invitation.
"I must confess," continued tbe
father, offering his snuff-box to hii;
new iirrpinrnlRiice, that I don't enjoy
these assemblies haif so much as tbe
comfort—I had almost said the luxury
-of Oak Lodge. They have no great,
oharmi for an e'derly nian."
"Anrl, after all, sir, what is man?
said .the nielnpliysieul Sparkins. "1
-.ay, wb-it is man?"
'Ah! very true,"said Mr,Malderton
"very true."
"We know tbat we live and brei  h
continued   Horatio:    "Tnat  we  have
wiiuls     and     wislies,      desires    and
appetite! "
' (J.-'i'tainly,"  said    Mr.    Krederick
on, I" iking profound.
"I •»», we know thai wi- exist " ru
psated Horatio, i-iaiag me voiee,  "bul
tlieie. we stop; there is an end to our
knowledgu; there is the summit of our
attaiiiuii'ii s; there, is the termination,
of our ends, What morn orr we
know?"
"Nothing," replied Mr. Frederick
ilinn whom no one was mom capabli
ui'ansivi'iiiig for himself iu thai par
ticdlar Tom w is aboul ... li izar i
soiuething, but, fortun itely for bis
reputation, he c n ghl Iii   fa an   ■•
ey. tm I   slunk     f like   ii pup]
>.'.-'  if petty lun eny.
ton I a" el ! :, a r  they  were   rel ll]
home in   he Fly, "I    I   Mr.  Spa
is ,-i wont! 'rfti! young m tu.    Sa ■!
.i-iling kuo   !   '!■..     tucli •   ■ -"' ii    ■
inform itiou! and su rh a splendid modi
of expiTlsing himself!"
"1 tln'nk In* must  Ire   somebody in
1 Hon
I   "X
your
sni.l
tajnly I" said the giatifi'd Mr. Malderton, as tne obsequious Sparkins and bis
partner joined tht quailtiHe which was
just forming.
"Ile has a remarkably good addreRB,"
*aid Mr. Frederick.
"Yes, he is a prime fellow, interposed
Tom, »ho always uianag-d to put his
foot in it—"be talks just like an
auctioneer."
•'Tom !" said his father solemnly, "I
think 1 desired you, before, not to be a
fool." Tom looked as happy aaa cock
uu a diizzlv owming.
"How delightful I" said lhe interesting
Hnra'.i i to his partner, as they promenaded lhe room at the conclusion of
the set—''how delightful, how refreshing it«, to retire trom tbeeloudy storms
I'ie vioissitudes, and the ip ublerof life,
even if it he but for a few short fleeiini;
moments, and to spend those moments,
lading and evanescent though they br
ih the delightful, tbe blessed socety.of
One individui!—whose frowns would be
death, whose coldness would be mid
ness, whose falsehood would be ruin,
whose     const.ncj     would     be   bliss;' didn't care who kuon'd it.
!:   [ui ■ ." s lid Miss Marian
eharmiiigty rotnuntic '
le i,' i very loud and ni
iiniitliy observi .1 lulu, "1.111 I dm
ictly uiiil'Ts'iuid whnl In' means,
"I n! si b gin in  despair of
understanding anything, Tom,"
I i. father, wbo of course had been much
enlightened by Mr. Horatio Sparkins
oonveraai ion.
"Ii  strikes   me,   Turn,"   said   Miss
Teresa, "thai yoa have   Made yourself
very ridiculous thi- evening."
"No doubt of it," cried everybody
and   the   unfortunate   T     reduced
himself into ths l< ns: possible s*iaoa
Tbat night, Mr. an I Mrs. Malderton,
had n long convei*sation respecting
their, daughter's prospect and future
arrangements. Miss rei-esa stent to
bed. considering whether, in tbe event
of her marrying a title, she eould oon
soieutiously encm rage the visits nf her
present associates; and dreamed, nil
dgbt, of disguised noblemen, large
routs, ostrich-plumes, bridal favors, and
Horatio Sparkins.
Various surmises were hazarded on
the Sunday morning, as to tlie mode
of conveyance which the anxiously ex-
peoted Horation would adopt. Did be
kei'p a gig? -was it possible lie eould
.'nine on horseback/- or would be
patronise tha stage! These, ami envious other conjectures of Mrs. Malder
ton and ber daughters during tbe whole
morning after church.,
"Upon mv word, nry dear, it's a
most annoying thing tha' that vulgar
brother of yours should have invited
himself lo dine here to-day," said Mr.
Malderton to his wife. "On account
of Mr. Sparkins's coming down. I purposely abstained from asking any one
litit Flam wei I. And then to think of
your brother—a tradesman — its in-
.-uib i':rbt. ! ! declare 1 wouldn't have
liini mention Lis shop, before our new
guest—no, not for a thousand pounds!
I wouldn't care if be Iinl rhe good
sense to conceal the disgrace lie is to
the family; but he's so fond of his horrible business, tbat lie will let people
know what he is,"
Mr. Jacob Barton, the individual
alluded to. was a large grocer; so vulgar, and so lost to all sense of feeling,
that he actually never scrupled to
avow that he wasn't above bis business;
'he'd  made   his money   by it,   and lie
Ab! I'l-iiuwi-ii. my d ar (eliosr,  bow
d y dot  sud Mr. Maldei
potnsh in in, with green i
t'-n-.i il." room.   "You got my note!
i.    I   did;   "::  bi re i am in .ton
hap| --ii in knots this Mr.
i v nam       . .. •vury-
1.. I l.uir.  U . ■ .' '    . genii, -
men of remarkably extsiiaiva mt-■'■
million whom ionatly   meet
in lociety, who pretend to krwweverjf-
nridv, but iii reality know nobody, al
Malderton's   when oriei about
gfYAal people were le.-eivd with ■
'O'.-'.'ly ear, he wai rrr, espeoial faiTorite;
rurri, knowing the kind of pi
had to deal witb, be carried Ids passion
of claiming acquaintanee with e*-*en
f*l*<>dy, t» the UKMt iiuiywduratt-iauajtb.
M" burl ra ber a singular way of tidiing
(tie greatest liei, in a parenthesis, and
with nu air of self denial, as if he
feared being thought egotistic*!.
"Why, no, I don't knnw him by that
nan .     returned   Flam well, in  a low
torn . r.inl with   an uir of iinm
portnirei!     "I  have no   doubt   I know
tii in, though.    Is he mil!"
"Middle-sized, ' sud Miss Teresa.
"With Mack hair?" inquired Flam-
well, hazarding a bold guesjs
"V'-," returned Miss Ti-resn.
eagerly.
"Rather a snub ri
"No," said the rii .. pointed Tei*estf
'h ■ has a ! o  sn no   .
"I said a Roman nose, didn't I!"
inquired Raiuwell. 'die's an elegant
young man?''
"Oli, certainly."
"With remarkably prepossesaing
iiiaiiners!"
"Oh, yes"' said all the family to-
gether.     "You must know lum. '
"Ves, I thought you knew bim, ifhe
was anvbody,"triumphantly exclaimed
:lv. Malderton. "Who d'ye think he
i.i"
"Why. from your description," said _
Flafnwell, ruiiiipauiig. nnd sinking Ids j
voice, riliir..': toa whisper, "be bears a
strong r...-".ul.Inn."s to the Honorable I
Augustus Fitz Edward FitzJolin Fitz j
Osbome,   He's a very talented yoiwg n l ■        «-sir'n*
—.«- ■?"'■. ■-, ■"•- s* ■■• -J/ressmaking & Millinery
tr-'im iv probable bu may have .        ■■ ^IWW " ets^^M^kWst
bis   name    tor some   temporary   pur
pose."
Teresa's beerl beat high. Could lube the Honorable Augustus Fitz-
IMuaid 1'iiz! .nn Pitz-Osborrrr*! What
a iininii to be elegantly engraved upon
vo glazed cards, tied together with a
pi. . .■   of   while   sritill    ribbon!     "The
Ho *able Mrs. Augustus Fits-Edward
!■'■ i ihn Fi .■ i ' '■ im I" the thought
, ,.   ■ ranspoi
,i ,,•  miuul   | to "   ■■'   mi I M r
Malderton lo .1 ing  al !ri i watch;    "1
...   oint us.'
Gents' Furnishing
GOODS I
MERCHANT
TAILOES!
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"IIit.'s Mr.   Sparkina'"  said   Tom
a ho iuul been looking   r.m nt  the « in
.!..«-, "mi inch a  black horse!"   Tie re
wns Iln:., io, ■ ure   i nough, on s   lai.
black lun   ■.   cum I ing   and   pi in
:ilniig like -in A 11-■•> •  mpe
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pulling op, wiill tin' u.'. ■ >i,,ji.iu111■ ■ i,i ui 	
snorting   reariuft   and   kicking,   ihe  rpHS (TNUEBSIOXED rosp, I'uli.i  in
.•iiiinrnl   oon ented to stop  al aboul a    '     fmne thi oitlretii ..i PoH Ueodyaarl
hundred   yarda  from the gate,   w h-r ■. vi",i.rlv rhas bt hu jail rs^t-ad alarga
Mr.   Bparkins   dismounted,   and con
lid'.l him to the care of Mr. afalde
groom.    The cereniony of intr
wa i gun"  through,  in  nil  du
Mr Plamwell looked from behind his
green spectatles al Horatio witb an
air of mysterious importance; mid the
gallant Horatio looked unutterable
tilings at Tti-isri
"Is he the Honorable Mr. Augustus
What's-his-natiii'?''     whispered _,   Mrs.
Malderton to Flamwell, as he   «:isi>
corting ber to the dining-room.
•   "Why, no—at least i ot exactly,' returned   thnt   great    authority—"not
exactly."
"Who is he then?''
"Hush!'' said Flamwell. nodding bis
head with a grave air, importing thai
lie knew very well; but was prevented
by some grave reasons of staff, from
disclosing the important secret. It
might b« one of the nn'nist"rs makitffjf
himself acquainted   with tiie    views uf
the people.
"Mr. Sparkins," said the delighted
Mrs. Malderton, "pray divide the
ladies. John, put a chair for the
gentleman between Miss Teresa and
Miss Marianne.'' This was addressed
to n man who, on ordinary occasions
iietud as half groom, half-gardener; but
who, as it was important- to make an
impression on Mr Sparkins. had been
forced into a while neckerchief and
shoes' and touched up, and brushed, to
look like a second footman.
sssiDRT GOODS,
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G E O C E E I E S,
Boots and Shoes
Ready-made Clothing
Bra,  it,.,
Having bough* the ilmve M..,-k f r f ASH.
I in pippin-si to -s,ll at the lowest
CASH   PBIl
Vegetables and Mis
IN    SEASON.
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FRANZ  STfRS&Y,
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WATCHMAKER.
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WATCHES,   CLOCKS.
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8ATURDAY.  MAY   9.   1885.
THE   WEEK'S   NEWS.
HOME.
The people at Victoria continue to
hold meetings and denounce the system
of Chinese cheap labor; but every
knave sees tbat the multitude cannot
thiuk, and ure incompetent to act in
proper time and plao; therefore the
meetings and the speeches are mere
moonshine. The Chinese question
must 1k> settled at the polls, if it is to
Im settled at all, aud those who have
votes should use them to punish political thieves. Every member of the
local house to-day is in favor of Chinese cheap labor.
The latest news from" the North
west is worthless The telegraphic
despatch makers at Winnipeg draw on
their imagination for facta. Tbey tell
us in a despatch dated the 5th inst.
that Gen, Middleton expects the rebels
to give bim battle at llatouche, where
he has a powerful force well supplied
with food, forage and ammunition.''
We hope the half-breeds and Indians
will march into the jaws of ilea b, but
we do not believe they will. The
despiitchmakers who have had no experience in war should confine themselves to the simple duty of recording
"facts."
This is satisfactory: "Three hundred men from liattleford attacked
Foundinakers band of 600 on their
reservation last Sunday. The light
began at 5 o'clock in the morning uud
was over at 12 o'clock. Our troops
lost 8 killed and had 12 wounded."
The Indians lost 50 men; but the
despatch maker forgets to say who won
the fight.
The farmers from Yale to Peace
Kiver and from the Lillooet to the
Kockies are complaining of the fine
weather. The wheat is badly in need
of rain, and in districts where water
required for irrigation is scarce another
month of dry warm weather would
destroy the crop.
Mr. De Kncvitt, the son in-law of the
laie Ebenezer Brown of New Westminster, says: "Two eminent I'rench engineers are coming io inspect the
•minerals of British Columbia." He
hopes thai their inspection may secure
the expenditure of French capital in ihe
Province.
All the evidence presented to our
notice proves that tlie half-breeds in the
North-West have good cause for com
plaint. The cost of the war musi be
paid by the people who trusted to incom-
pe ent iwinisters. "Do justice" ought
to be lhe first maxim of all governors;
but the modern governot forge s it and
remembers himself and the polil eal
knaves who vote at elections according
to order. In a few years the Dominion
will be as rotten as the Great Republic.
UNITED KINGDOM.
In London, on Monday last, it was
said in well-informed circles: "Lord
Duflbrin has resigned the Viceroyalty
of India." With wonderful tact be
secured the native princes, the nobles
and the armies of India to aid England
in a war witb the invading Kussian;
and thou he discovered that Gladstone
was using all his influence to secure
"peace at any price." The Earl is an
** Irishman; lie cannot submit) to the
impudence of a bully, and he has no
doubt resigned the office of Viceroy
He is the boy for Oalway, and is fit to
be Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. The
resignation of one position is a recommendation for the other,
The London Times in a leader says:
"A new danger threatens India with
all the horrors from whieh we have
saved her; it threatens her princes
with the loss of the independence we
we have been careful to secure, and our
desire to serve ought to call forth a
loyal readiness to join in dr fending
the country against a common foe.
The least of Lord Dutlerin's Rervioes
will not be the utilization for thr' ds
fence of the empire the splendid military mnteriol which now, iu its undeveloped condition, graces the ceremonials of the feudatory princes."
It appears from the evidence presented to Russia that the loyalty of tlie
Indian princes alarmed her and compelled her to delay the march of her
armies.
A correspondent of the Daily News,
writing from Bengal, says: "Russia is
not ready for war on a great scale in
Afghanistan. Our preparations are far
ahead of hers; she knows it, and her
r-cent rapid advances have been mere
experiments to test the temper of the
English Government. She wished to
see how far she could go: but the military action of the Indian authorities,
directed' by rapidity and vigor, opened
her eyes, and' she came to a dead halt.
To make peace-with Russia now would
be a mistake: Long before she could
strengthen her Transcaspian army
sufficient to resist us, we should have
dislodged her from Pulikatun and Air,
Hobat, and by the time her army was
ready for war she would have to begin
again from. Merv; in her front a fully
equipped English and Afghan army,
and in her rear her own half-tamed
Turcoman subjects in a blaze of insurrection."
Every one believes that peace is
certain, and clear-headed men can see
it is more dangerous than war.
The Conservatives in Loudon say
"the whole affair with Russia is set
tied.' The arbitrator will award several
millions to the Afghans, and Gladstone
will lend the money to Russia. The
fact is, he will pay an immense sum to
secure peace at any price. Russia will
take the hint, and in a little while the
Indians will believe that the Britisher
is seaward. And they have no respect
at sll for a man of that stamp.
UNITED STATES.
We are glad to hear that Gen. Gram
is recovering rapid!). He had a narrow
escape from tl.e quacks. Ile had five
or sis of these famous fellows attending
him, and every one of the lot said, "He
is suffering horn cancer " What a mis
erable position the gieat man occupies
in a free country! If six ignorant quacks
had irea ed die Shall of Persia a^ Grant
has been treated, theii heads iuiu d decorate as many sp kes-. And tne.se Yankee quacks deserve HVtlflt fhsttisffflnnl
The invincible ignorance of a heretic is
a good excuse, bur the invincible ignor-
ance of a quack doctor oughl io be his
title lo lie gallows.
Ou Monday the wife of Dr. Slein
reide, of Memphis, Tennessee, presented
the world with another il ustradon of tlie
insignificance of human nalure. She
ran away with her colored coachman
and lefl her two little children wiih the
d clor. She is aged twenty-sev.n and
her Othello is on y twenty. She was
supposed io be 'a mild, affectionate,
faiihfii1 wife," bul wasn't tha a darling:
Ihe doctor complained to the police;
thev found hei will) the black in a low
lodging-house; the doctor, »itii tears in
his eves, invi ed lier home to the litile
ones and promised forgiveness, but she
refuse 1 to leave her color, d hero.
It appears by s'.aiis'ics published in
the New York World thia week, that lhe
I'niicd Slates Government have in twenty ycursappi'opiiaicilsix hundred million
dollars for the navy. And the American.' have no lleet. The editor in a le tier
srrs: "Wt have lo-day not one vessel
cap rble of engaging wiih the weakest of
the war vessels of the liuniblcsl civilize]
tower. One English war ship would
destroy our whole navy." The representatives ol the people in lhe Greai
Republic must be veiy like our own, a
veiv Insignificant lot. Six hundred
millions! What a pi ice to pay for ships
on paper.
Ten years ago Charles Whitney died
at Rhea sptings, Chattanooga, and li s
remains were interred lli.'ie. On Tuesday las' his sister, Mrs. Haunnatt, who
is described as "a woman of high at
tainmcnis and intelligence " arrived al
Khea Springs from Los Angeles, bea
.ng wiih ter a permit to du as she
[■leased with the body. She plucked al
the hair from the skull and had the
bones but tied. She in ends to use llie
hair as a telephone wire :o converse with
the sp rit of her dead brother. About
one half of die whole human family are
mad and ninety per cent, of the othei
half are mere oysters. i he greatest curiosity In the wor d is a man or a woman
who possesses common sense.
At I.owville, New S ork, on the night
ol the isi inst., Fred Wright was tarred
and leathered by the brothers of a toutig
lady he betrayed. I hey marched imo
the house in midnight and found ihe
pair together. One of the boys asked,
"are you inatlied?" Fred answered
"No." I he lar pot was produced at
once and with feathers fiom the bed
die boy was decorated,' they gave bun
a pair ol shoes and a hat and direc ed
him to leave town, assuring liiiu al lhe
same time dial if be relumed Le wou d
lie hanged. The lady's brothers are resolute young fellows and Kred will take
i be hint.
On Thursday night at io o'clock snow
commenced io fall at Denver and con
linued without interruption until io
o'clock on Iriday niglil, and then —there
was twenty inches of snow on the ground,
and it may be snowing there to lie.
present time.
THE FRANCHISE.
This sacred privilege or liberty to
vote for a representative in Parliament,
is apparently completely misunderstood
in this Province. It seems to be looked
upon as something to barter to the
highest bidder. If a man is called
upon to vote for a member of the local
House he does not consider, first,
whether the candidate be a man fitted
by education and antecedents for the
honorable position of Member of Par
liament, to whom he can confide the
Important trust with Hufoty; second, if
the candidate's principles, or mode of
regarding the politics of the day,
coincide with his own. His mind is
occupied with the consideration as to
whether the Candidate, if elected, will
help to procure for himself or some
relative, a place in (loverninent pay: a
contract or a privilege to be obtained
from the. Govern mi'iit; a wagon road
to his own door, irrespective of many
like himself who have greater claims;
a J. P.-ship .vhich, notwithstanding his
perfect unfitness, he conceived himself
entitled to, because he has supported
by his vote some successful candidate.
The candidate's qualiiications are thus
rendered down to tlie possession of a
certain fluency of speech not necessarily of an instructive character, but,
always, the power to talk, which at
once clothes him with the repute of
being a smart man. In some, rate instances even this great requisite is not
insisted upon; if he can promise well
and is even passably liberal with his
money, be is accepred with acclamation.
It is not surprising, then, that men
finding the road to Parliament so easy,
and the pay, extracted from the pockets
of the tax-payers, very liberal, he pre
fers a seat in Parliament and a visit to
the capital for three or four months, to
his home occupation, which is neither
so agreeable or so well paid. . As to his
hustings, promises, or to the particular
interests of his constituents generally,
these are matters on a par with the
parson's sermons — very good, no doubt,
for people to attend to who have noth
ing else to think aliout; but when be
goes to the capital he is otherwise engaged and— forgets all about them. He
| may suggest the necessity for a road
when the estimates come up, and more,
; secure some little lierth under Govern
men' f.ir a relative or a neighbor, but
tiiat is the ext' nt of Lis representation; the balance depends on the government in power, and his usefulness is
more apparent to a seductive minister
than to anybody else. Can we wonder
at the corruption of governments*
The means oi ruling the country is so
easy and tin* facilities for a big job to
favorable, that a minister must be an
honest and an honorable man to resist
the temptation. When are look at our
own (ioveriuiieiit under such circumstances, who can wonder at the Koote
nay bill, the Settlement bill, or the
give-away at Coal Harbor? But there
are many more temptations for ministers than such measures as those above-
named. The pleasure Of living at the
capital is much greater than elsewhere.
To make oneself agreeable tu the popple
at the capital is always the great aim
of a minister. In this way the spread
of public institutions throughout the
land is discouraged; everything is concentrated at the capital, and the tax-
paying fanner or miner helps to nnike
the capital beautiful with with pleasant
drivcB in every direction, and splendid
with public buildings. Probably, much
of the latter would not be grudged, if
the capital did not monopolise the
courts nnd institutions which are public
conveniences and involve the loss of
time and money to reach, from the
interior Thin, of course, is a real
grievance, and will do much to bring
about the removal of the capital to a
more central position in the country.
So strong is this feeling, thnt a Victoria paper recently objected to a member because be owned land on the
mainland and some paper in that part
nf the Provinoe advocated the removal
of tlie capital to the mainland. The
candidate in question did not speak
German, but he must be a German
nyhow, because his brother played
the German flute. Centralization is
always questionable as a national ben
elit; but when the people in their
eagerness to retain the capital at any
given point, commit a fraud on the
rest of tho Province by taking more
Limn their fair share of representation,
people are apt to think that the exist
ing position of the se.it nf government is
in the wrong place. By the list of
voters of Victoria we find there are
about tlur cell hundred names on the
list; hut we were permitted to look at
tlie actual list, minus the persons who
were dead or had left the city, and the
result was seven hundred The defenders of such a fraud will no doubt
point to such places us Kootenay to
show that, a greater discrepancy between the representation and the number of voters exists elsewhere. But,
would the existence of the Kootenay
constituency be permitted for a moment if iis representatives weie not
generally favorable to tbe retention ofthe capital where it now is? The existence of constituencies like New
Westminster, which i.s notoriously unrepresented, is completely ignored, or,
if an additional member is grudgingly
uceorded, a like concession is made to
some minis erial pocket borough on tbo
Isluud.    This must, all be chanced.
LET US BE PREPARED.
The shocking revelations connected
with the present corrupt local Government must have convinced even their
former supporters Unit nothing but
their ejection at the conclusion of their
allotted period of power, can satisfy
the country. Like u horrible pall, ihey
have spread their baneful influence
over every industry and enterprise;
and the prospects which were bright
when they commenced their shameful
career, are now dismal beyond anything we have ever experienced in
British Columbia, pointing to bankruptcy and permanent disaster in every
direction. Tbey treated the Province
to endless denunciations of the pre
ceding Government at the beginning of
their occupation of office, which should
have acted as a warning to the public;
but, bad any doubt existed in the
minds of the people, they should have
clearly understood the men to whom
they-had entrusted their public affairs
from two of the earliest acts of the
administration—the Kootenay bill nnd
the attempt to cover up the Port
Simpson; grab. The subsequent acts—
the Settlement bill, the Eagle Pass
wagon road bill, the extension of the
mill lease, the nefarious gift of land
for tbe Coal Harbor speculation, the
attempt to oust the settlers from the'
[and on which their own agent had
placed them at Coal Harbor, with the
ten thousand otlier revolting acts of
their administration, forms a catalogue
of iniquities unparalleled bv any gov
eminent in the world.-   Thoir by play
was composed of ridiculous attempts
at tinkering passable laws, which they
rendered unworkable or unconstitutional. The most imposing of these,abortions was the pretended consolidation
of the hind laws, which was undertaken
with two o ij -else first, to enable them
to i.il.e it: niuie re..-nue by increasing
the price of lund, and, second, to per
init of the insertion of certain clauses
which, they suppose, enabled tliem to
give away the public domain as they
thought proper and to empower them
ion new the mill lease; all this beini:
introductory to the Coal Harbor rob
bery. We have often expressed ourselves iu reference to the capacity and
fitness of these men for legislative
duties;   we   surely   need  not   pit'rule
our previously enunciated opinion, that
they nn- a mockery, n delusion and a
snare. They have nevet, iu any one
case, shown administrative capacity;
but, on the contrary, their record bus
been a continuation of absurdly imbe-
ile treatment of the Domiuion Gov
eminent, in which childi-h spite has
been the main feature; because the
Federal authorities hare used them
whenever it su!:ed their purpose and
then treated their appeuls for any favor
with sovereign contempt. Thus, by
the contemptible action of these so
culled ministers, wo have not only mide
ourselves despised at Ottawa, but we
have allowed ourselves to be deprived
of the only resource we had, when all
other sources fail us—our lands. It
will be found when the present occupants rd office retire,  that our whole
financial system hns been so strained
and doctored that nothing short of
heavy taxation will enable us to exist.
t will be found that every dollar we
'.•oiild beg or borrow from the Federal
Government has been utilized to make
a favorable showing by the late Finance
Minister, nnd he will do his best when
the time conies for investigation, that
he has managed to shoulder all the
onus on the present Finance Minister.
He may impose Upon some ignorant
people, but every Intelligent man will
clearly understand the case. It is na'd
iu relation to the voting for Mr Duck,
that his election was due entirely to
the support of n certain religious body
and the indefatigable exertions of a
certain syndicate, Be that ns it may,
had Mr. Duck squarely appealed to the
people, he would not have received the
half of tbe votes which were polled iu
his favor, not so much from his own
unpopularity as from the hatred which
th" present Government has drawn
upon itself, by its exhibition of ignor-
nice and empty eoneeit. The number
:if rotes received by Mr. Duck, over
hia rival-seven - was the most striking
evidence of tlur intense detestation
iu whioh the Government is held, even
at Una capital, which owes so much to
their exertion* in its behalf. At the
present time, while honest John and
his colleagues are in office, the people
appear to regard them as something
-cored; but whenever tliey hand over
the seals and the full extent of theii
delinquency is exposed, it will he better
for them to be out of the reach of sn
enraged people. Men will begin to ask
themselves why they ever allowed them
to remain in power, after tlie first scs
■: .in. nnd their supporters in the llu'is.
will slink into obscurity, whenoe they
were i,nly drawn to pass the Kooienay
bill, the Settlement bill, and the Coul
Harbor mud. It is now incumbent
on every honest citizen to use his utmost exertions to elect luiiioriible men
for the in xi Parliament.    , his Prov
ince is approaohlng a crisis in her history which will require able men for
her government, who are capable of
rescuing her from the terrible ubyss
into whieh our present ministers appear
lo be di t Tiniiicil to throw her. If our
people are wise they will  never again
I eruiit. a government like the present
one to rule their destinies.
UP AND DOWN.
I'HE RIVALRY BETWEEN COAL HARBOR AND PORT MOOUY.
No better pen pictures could ever lie taken
from i anl life than a series of sketches which
uu artest of Victoria, B. 0 , haa marie of two
prominent newspaper men of that place.
Thep appear each st the office iloor of iheir
respective journals, one with his face covered with smiles, his cout thrown hack from
his manly breast, a thumb stuck in each side
of his vest, and altogether his npoearance
indicates happy contentment—his pet is up.
The other stands uneasily, one foot up snd
then the o'her, shifting constantly. His
hands thrown behind under his coa'; tails,
and his look as uneasy as that of. p. "mud
hen" on California street, of a blue Monday
—his pet ia down. One of these knights of
the quill has been off for severalinouths enjoying the dolicious sweets of travel and the
h.ineymoon. He is credited also with doing
a "lcetle" buttonholing at Ottawa in the interest of his paper, a young and rising journal. A few mornings since he was observed
at his office dour smiling and bowing very
blandly to passers-by. His thumbs were
stuck in his vest and his fingers were busily
beating time as he hummed, "May the deil
come tiil'llin' thro' this town if a' goes right
wi' Coal Harbor." A flspaing article appeared in that att.moon's paper, one which
(iu his mind's eye) forever fettled the terminal city at Coal Harbor. The hoary headed
old chieftnin, who, during a quarter of a
century, with the scratch of his pen, his
made aud unmade many men, in the next
issue of the Thunderer, a paper which fears
neither Gml imr devil, and has small respect
■ for men, came out with sueh a scathing re-
| bu ke, in a long double-leaded leader, as to
c..iii|ilotcly take away the breath of the
i young benedict, and Port Moody stock lias
sincu bi en booming.—Portland News.
AFGHAN TRUSTWORTHINESS.
It his been suggested tt so tissue tor the
leluctnice oa! tht Gladstone Ministry to
embark in war witb Raisia, that grave
d iubU have trisen regarding the trustworthiness uf Afghan co-operation. Ol course
this que-tioa would receive close attention
bs L.u-lon arr.i Calcutta; u -r with-.at cleru
ideas upon ibe subject can any nhacrvrr appreciate the complex nature or th- problt-n.
which Kngland bat to solve. How much
faith can reasonably be put in the present
Ameer's professions? Assuming, for the
sake of argument, that Alsliu lahliian is
secretly inclined to s^rve the Csar, to what
extsui can we impute bke prt-d leclium tar
hii subjects? Admitting, filially, that there
may be a cunsidcrably |..u tj iu Afgbanis'au
that would c incut to place their country iu
the position of vassalage toward ltussis oe
cupieil by Bokhara, would this he s reason
for or against au luilue.lirale and vigorous ili-
t> if' ri'lee ull behalf of tfie antl ltusaia.li
factoii by   the   Aiiglo-Iinliuii   Government?
Alsliiri airman owes his throne to England,
■ud it itoulv by m-sria of Uri itii ml tidies
that llu hss been enabled to pay and arm his
soldier, and preserve the fealty uf the priin-i
pal Sirdari, or tribal chiefs. It is also true
that his demeanor and assurance throughout
thu conference at Ruwul-Pilidi ire said ta,
have been, for the must part, highly satisfactory. Yet Ids loyalty is not altogether
tbove suspicion, if the rtport b - *.*11 foutiib-d
thnt he opposed the fortification of Herat
and its panes by English Engineers, and
p ut. steal against what he chose to term a
|.r...i. ature advsuce of in English army ts
likely to excite the nitional susceptibilities
of Afghans. The result ol the Kushk River
battle thowi thst, without aid of English
engii ters and gunners, tht Ameer's subjects
can interpose uo effectual resistance to t
Kino in force; oor when Koinsroffs outposts
nr.- inaompt.-tbly nearer Herat thin ii the
lane sh vanguard, can a forward movement
by t lie latter at any hour be looked upon by
irit-i ds ss premature. He who really aims
at ii given end will accept the patent uiesnt
of g ining it. And if Abdnrrahmaii wishes
to k ep the Russians out of Herat, he will
l>e rr ore concerned about hit subjects' vital
iiit'iettt than about their susceptibilities,
and will eagerly welcome nut only English
engineers and artillerymen, but a power.'ul
sun. oriina force from t^uettah.
It is believed or pretonded, in somtquir
ters tliat in return for the munificent treat-
ment received by him when t fugitive, Ab-
• lui' thman entered into a formal compact
wit' the C/ar'a representative at Tashkend,
which, notwithstanding the supervening
irhiirrge in his circumstances and responsi-
hileies, he is at bottom . disposed to carry
out. Nor can it be denied that, while the
Dp] ermnst feeling in tbe Afghan mind just
now is probably one of fear and dislike of
Ric sil, recent wars have inflamed tbs age-
lot'g hatred of their English neighbors, to
which Ayoub Khan or some other ambitious
descendant of Dost Mohammed would be
liluly to tppeul, thould the present Ameer
reveal himself as a zealous friend of England.
In other wurds, dynastic rivalries, which tre
always latent iu Afghanistan, would become
acute ind violent upon the outbreak of war,
ai.d tho partisans of rival candidates for the
Ameer-ship would inevitably drift into the
relations of a pro-Russian and a pro-English
purty. We may, therefore, take for granted
that the aspirant relying upun Russian sup-
pi it would have for ■ time a certain follow-
ing; but it would, we think, In- quickly
or .a Kn a... by the growing conviction that
the favor of the Czar meant the enslavement
nf the Afghans, provided, of course, the
vacillation and inertuess nf England did not
till those inclined to lean upon her with de-
spuir. For the Afghans, though we tre
wont to regard them as seini-liArhaiiatis, are
notoriously among the most Astute diplomatists in |Asia, ami are perfectly alive to
the immense superiority of the status held
by the vassal States of India over tint to
which Khiva, Samarcsud, and Khokum!
In.ve been reduced,
It would be a stupendous blunder for Eng-
lund to give up the effort to keep the Russians out of Herat, merely because the sympathies of the Afghans ure alleged to he
divided. If the present Ameer betrays the
power that placed hiin in '.luil.il will lie
easy to set up another ruler ir. his stead. Sn
long asyny member of tho Dost. Mohammed
dynasty, commanding a strung party in
Afghanistan, is willing to accept the aid of
England against Muscovito aggression, it is
the unmistakable, imperative duty of the
British Government to sustain the party, because Afghanistan, independent, is au invaluable buttress ut British Iudia.—K. Y.
Sun.
Dr. M. Heslop removed to New Westminster this week. Though we are sorry to
lose the doctor, it may be taken us a favura-
ble Judication of the healthfuluesi of the
place, that, while every other branch uf
business is prosperous, all physicians who
have tried it have failed to make a fortune
iu Port Moody.
THE   BURR
AU kinds of Rough and Dressed
LUMBER
Furniflhei] on short notice and at
moot reasonable rates.
DOORS   AND   SASHES
Kept conatnutly on hand.
PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY.
JOHN BURR   •   -   Manager
PORT MOODY, B. C.
HAVE   YOU   READ
ANCILLA DE MONIES
n
One  Summer"
BY THE CRICK Er.
JUST OUT AND SELLING LIKE
WILDFIRE.
'PHIS VOLUME IS FOUNDED ON
* facts concerning an inland village of
bis Province and its unique inhabitants.
The work has ull the fascination of fiction.
Dun't rest till you lead it.
Price, si.oo.
sold by our agents only.
For Sale or Exchange.
4 FIRST-CLASS   FRENCH   4-HORSE
Wagon, in good order.   Alio, a yoke
cf large, well-broken Oxen, with Yoke arid
Chains.    Will be sold a bargain, for CASH,
or will be exchanged for good-Milch Cuwi.
Apply to,      T. J. POGUE,
Port Moody;
Or to THIS OFFICE.
NOTICE.
WE HAVE MICH PLKASUUK IN
informing the public that Mr. A. J.
Hill, ('. K., ha* become a ir tin her ot our Una
vriiicu will in future Ik- *1< aigiiitu-tl
HOWSE,
HILL 6c RICKMAN.
HOWBE, HILL & HICKMAN  UK u
announce tliat they are n**w prt'-nritl
to eit-cute, w itii  tbe stiuovt tttttyotok, all
bu-uuiu p»-i tail,ing to
Civil Engineering,
(In all brunches)
Architecture,
Surveying,
Real Estate
Brokerage,
Conveyancing,
Accounts, &c.
Plans, Specifications,  and
Estimates  carefully
prepared.
They bave on hind, Lots m
every |nrt of the
TOWNSITE of PORT MOODT!
7 Ml KTllF.lt   WITH
Town, Country, tt Suburban
Properties
Throughout the District of New Wctroiiuter
Most reliable information freely given.
All business intrusted to them will rocme
prompt utti'iitiuii.
Agents for Canada Lin, tnd Guardiah
Finn Insukanck Co.'i.
OFFICES: Wise's Buildings, Front St., New
Westminster. Lundbum's Building.,
Douglas Street, I'ort Moody.        al8
Try the "Mainland" Cigar,
MADE CrV
The Best Havana Tobacco.
WM, TIET-TIDlSr,
PROPRIETOR or
The  Mainland Factory,
Columbia Stieet, New Westminster,
Employs only white labor, and hiving received every encouragement since opening
his factory, begs a continuance ol the public
pstrunage.
isroTioE.
mrOTICE IS HEREBY (ilVEN THAT
t* all porsons are forbidden to purclmae
frrini any person ur persons any lot, part or
interest in that certain scow now owned an.l
occupied by the undersigned and family, ami
lying in the waters of I'ort Moody.
T. B. SPUING.
I'ort Moody, B. C, April 17th, 1885.
Contractor &  Builder.
MURRAY STREET,    -   PORT MOODY,
t ESTIMATES by Mail, ur otherwise furu
A   ished on the shortest notice.
Also, Plans tnd Specifications made frm
uu application. i!8
New Wash House
sijyro- soit-TQ-
WISHES TO INFORM THE PUBLIC
""     thnt he li prepared  to  du  Washing
tnd Ironing on short notico,  tnd in first
class order.   Calls Solicited.
Laundry  opposite C. P. K.,  near QIIM"
Street. j..1l
CITY BAKERY
Port Muouv.
Clarke Street,
. HANKINO THE PUBLIC for the tiberml
patronage bestowed upon nio sin?*
opening my Bakery, I beg to inform my
t'riendH that I am still prepared to supply
tho custom with all articles in my line, i"
short notice, and ou the most liberal terms:
and respectfully solicit a continuance of their
support
JAMES' BRETT.
NEW BAKERY.
THE UNDERSIGNED begt to aniwimoi
to the public that he bu opened sp
hia new Bakery, and solicits a liberal shin ]
of the patronage of Port Moody ind vicinity-
LEE   TIB,
jyl7 Between Clarke A Murray St*. I
PORT MOODY BUSINESS DIKECTOB?.
Annand, Geo.   -
Armbtrdno k Bcrr
Brect, James,
Coon, C. E.,
Clarke, J. A.,
Faleb k Co.,
Grant, D. B.,
Hamilton, V. *.,
Heslop, M ,
Inslet, Wm.,
KlLBT,   E.,
kk.lv, a. b., <
Lanois, H. Evil
Minnie, A.,
Murchie, —,   -
Nelson, F. F.,
Tijtin, J. B.,    -   -
VanVolkenburgh Bros..
Trommer, Louis
Win*:* Joe.,
Propr, Pacific Hotel-
Lumbar Merchni*--
Biks*
Druggist »ud Tolepbo""
-       -       .   Ke»l Est»M |
.    Gtm'L Mdi*-
Barrister A Retl *>•»■'•■
. . • M-    aV"   {
-   Propr. Elgin Ho"""'
T        CbntrscW-
Propr. Caledonisu Hotarb-
. . .     M. 0.\
La-mbar Agent*
Groceries 4 Crockery-
Loudon Hot*'
Shingle Manufactory- r
-     Meat Marlet. |
Shot Siort.
Stage Froprie-''*''
	
-      , .w s^H
	
, fcrt ftlnohij (Swtttc
fi»iiv»»y Timo Table.
•"».. at Inn*    u raasdas- ,
i,«lanl.)..»l H.-'ui.
^,1 ir.ru.   ■all*,".. Il'-V-If. nl
Tva in. fil-l. "Ill hu  ti ." i t
■ nla.
■*■■        M.J. UAKHT.
O ii 'I - ia.
liorar*^.     **_■«_
New Westminster Assizes.' • took 'he steer md when i hid a sb.-p i
^^^^^^^^^^^^^ got sorry and ull nil t" give the ou.
■ tnin of "!4 flat cai a is now
l^tiilg in this vicinity.
fjjjj to lave   been tirelij here
jnrtif 111 ell tin an .ther column
, anil "Aniilla   I)n   Mnntu;
r
,1,1.11'. • I*' vi rnnrcnt rinitric-
, p„rt Muisly Una week, and
•rr no Thursday's train.
i,i.\ Esq., the popular ira-
ij-in, has returned hum hi-
Iflrr.hall bl c..|liitertnau.led,
I, enaltruoteal here tllurtly fut
iUiid of several hundred raili-
^, drill Sergeants John Am-
m\, of the Occident, together
Ej*r Koyal City folk,  visited
|i, lake, lusley,  Koss, Mnr-
rPort Moodians, attended the
Prt Westminster an  jurymen
mire noted amongst tbe ar-
ijiily They report the pruba-
rj, influx   from tliat   quarter
WStOt
t' little boy haa been ill thia
-preati huve entertained fears
iUiMumiiig the form of dyph*
jrt there are aome symptom*:.
iauie to port on   Wednesday
uual freights and   passengers,
itm tbe obliging purser bnn
(i a Mr. [ Htl. in- mi,
ir telegraph operator, wbo
Ityfouie of our enterprising
king been dead and buried in
Li'ji n'li ago, surpi i *ed ua on
pnneipeotod return.
i laat iinue au item refer*
iktchard'a having "enclosed
i'ii'-i t typographical error
L • reading, "Mr. Butler at
pbiy," it should  be,   "set-
tiK, while working on Mr.
Wednesday last, narrowly
hart by a scaffold giving
spiting him uuon the ground
\iU feet.
Eft A W. Lehman, of this
J Relived the aad news of tho
•-■nt, Mr. Stover, wbo was
ti battle in tbe North-Went
hmt, oi the real estate firm
It Hickman, has Iwen somc-
riduring the week;   however,
BtDMu baa compelled bim to
iuiJ comfort by almost ceu*
b.»k.
itaen bit" tbis, week on artel for tbe front on schedule
[of startling interest from un
utiii'tue, only tbat mors anrl
king displayed in C. P, II.
te nearor tho   work   verges
f-TiuN jt* not more properly
i ni a physical senile, than to
toti-m iu a financial Bense tu
fending abroad for such *irti-
tfierarad at homo. Ho read
iKurr lava to tin- public this
Wbt-r qttWfifou, and profit by
'Mme very nearly "passing
wi Thursday, by reason ol
*'y" explosion iu rock blast-
*•• I'. U. wharf, but escaped
\mt and a terrible friffht.
•rwilldto.
POh—Ctpfc. Clarke is about
"■cent residence building in
* klmaolt and family. The
l« fwt hy 85 1« feet, two
Uml to he adnrned with all
torovemeut* in architecture.
IrC. E.( drafted tbe design.
HTbavjgmnu Vvni.iv.— Tlie
-**■-" we are assured, will be
'jjsll its departments, and
,**«"■ I*. Carey, formerly of
'it fold large experience in
■**. trill aeek to render every
•wiifort to those who shall
*«ir patronage.
Jine line showers of rain dur-
■i which were Welcomed by
'*erf becoming quite dusty
"J be mtieb improved there*
tot ure agreeably modified
•**r stood over 70 degrees
•*veral   days   between  tlie
M ;i p.m.
loL'His —Tenders are called
■» school house en tbe site
M31arke. Contractora will
l-tt'i^ specifications at the
1 The dimensions of the
■ feet with 12 feet wnlK
^ completed and turned
Anient by the 20th of July
**ak rtturned from Whan
Jy, whither he had been
Jigation with reference to
^ supposed to have been
Hbennan reports that be
J-elue t<i the mystery. We
1 tbtain some of the partio*
1 w the gratification of our
(Before th-; Hon. Mr. Ju.t.ce Mgftp^gtit)
On U'ednesday, at 11 o'clock, bis Lordship took bis st-ut Ofl l-*'' -H-ncli, aud the uu-
derui'-iri nieii g. ntleuien  WOtOOOrorOOO  tbe
i»raud.)ui>:    I.   K.  Lord,   forocnao] W. li.
Aintin;  V. L Hrie-jH   Qra. HuL'-bart, Henry
lisvn, C. W.  .iill-.ndt-i-, Hi -t.u'.l  H Idee,
j Win   Jitliiistou, T. I-'idiit;-.   IsOO   \i< ■••U-    P.
II. I'ears-fii, Chu.  McWnnoujih,   D^vid   M
.\*iir,    Win.   H •e,   .Joseph   WtmfOaO,   J. U.
Tiffin,J. A.  WaOtmv.
Hi- I/irtt -l.ip ■■■ t. t r. .I hriolly ti th- It'll*.
Ill »iiuli tin* u> ii' ijml winiinals were
eUargsd. Ilia OWtt ot n.i'i-l'i, .n v>\iuU
Mary, an lfnli in wi.m.ui wnibl UipMI Ml
i*itii»**, th.iie i ..!-!il be iii> liili -ihy iii find*
ing n trm* bill. r.-tt'T-.' n n rbirged with
■tt.'.nptii';- t" ««i i>mit murder, snd In ami
tnei p-.uut, with a-tiauli. In this OS • Ml <•■
ctn In,' j-<> p|ifliculty in finding a tuie bill on
the Utter uliarge, In tii<- <u-i- ot PerttiW
who is chur-jt-d with ar-ni, N 'i| p'-nrx Ii*-!*;id
htl pHipoili linaittl for I'J'HN). Tb>' ■very
tia-uic ut the tr.i'iM.ic'i'-ii u presented bj
the ttitottOWi will slmw tnat tlie uomi de-
inanil.. i in., t A.-.ir hint] ii.*. 'ly.iioji. Ilia
I'tt.libip b-'iied tbe grand jury would preMOl
any OSjM ai nuis;inc« of which tbey ha-1
ku'«ldgf, tjnd directed tbem t<> take tin*
e-ise uf tne Qtiaori **s. Pnttofona Itt • oonild-
eraiiiai at onoe. Tin- grnn-l jury tli-n r.-tircd.
md   a petit jury (sere swurn.
In t fo.v luinutes Hi? grind jury returned
i t.ue bill u-Liin..' Jai l'attcn*p'U, who Wtt
charged witn attempting to kill and murder
one John Wiggins.    Tbe prisoner put in  a
{I'M of "Not 'iui Ity," and tbe f'dltiwing petit
nryinen were sworn:—'8. *Wode, foremen;
i. J. T. Hall, Alliert Hawkins, WiUon
Tone, Hector Toop, Kicbard London, Wm.
Hall, J. Johnston, Jas. Gray, I, J. Martin,
Herbert Lake, John Blair.
Mr. MeCull represented tbe Crown. The
prisoner was undefended.
John iinnkin, swurn—Is a saloon-keeper;
bas known the prisoner for a year. On thu
28th of March laHt, prisoner aaked witness
witneaa where be cnubl find Wiggins, and
said, "1 am going to kill Bute and Wiggins
too, Wiggins will be a dead man before
night.'' The prisoner at that time had in
his hand a bull dog revolver. Witness cannot
say whether it was loaded or not. This occurred at 12 o'ch-ck. Tbe prisoner then went
down Front street to Uiebet's hotel, (Crott*
examined by the prisoner)—Witness did net
invite the prisoner to take a drink. Doos
uot i■■■member How much money was given
by tin* i-i'..-u'T l'i liim for safe-keeping a
year ago.
Henry Cotton, sworn—Lives at Diebid's
restaurant. On tbe 28tb of March lust,
Wiggins nl up from tbe table, and at the
door Patterson stood iu the way and ■■■■i'l to
Wiggins, "Don't come any nearer." 'Wiggins got on one side of him and threw bim.'ii
tbe floor, and iu a second the constable took
a pistol from the prisoner and put it ou the
table. Putteraon bud tbe right baud in hm
coat poeket. Witness cannot say that the
prisoner had the other hand in his coat
pocket. Witness described the position of
tho right hand at the time, and it Would appear as if tbe prisoner intended to shoot
without taking tbe pistol out of his pocket.
(Cross-examined by tho prisoner)- Witness
did not to-day contradict tbe tttatemen's
made in presence of the ni,i j-tc-it.-.i on a
former occusion. (Tin- informations were
read, and it appeared tbe evidence to-day
wasjiihtthe same as that given b-'f re).
A. Dlebtl, sworn—On the 28th of March
Wiggins was nt dinner, when Patterson came
iu and went tn the table where the constublo
was sitting. The prisoner's right hand was
in bis pocket when he said to Wiggins,
"You're the m-m I'm looking for." Wiggins
said "Who?" Prisoner answered ''ion.
Wiggins ■■(■-ml up nnd tlie prisoner said,
"Don't come near me; keep away." Wiggins
went back and got bis but, and went towards the prisoner as if he intended to puss
by. The prisoner turned, and Wiggins
caught him and threw bim down. In a little
while Wiggins disarmed the prisoner and
put a pistol on tbo . table. (Thin w itness illustrated tbe position of tbe right band of
the prisoner as it was when he threatened
Wiggins, and it was strong evidenci to,show
that the pistol was in a position toihoot Wig-
gins if it bad been tired in tlie pocketl.
Tbe prUonef very keenly referred to a
statement made by tbe witness on a former
o 'casion, which was thii —That the prisoner
turned to go, and WOM going, when VVigyina
tuok bold of him.
The informations were read, but this statement was not contained therein.
Prisoner—Oh,I know it is not in the piper,
but it was a statement made by the witneas
in thin Court.
By the foreman—Are you sure the prisoner
hail the pistol in Jus right hand at the time!
Witness—No.
Prisoner (pointing tothe coat on bin back)
—This is the coat Iliad on ut the time, and
you will see tbat a pistol could not be there
without, being visible.
Con. Wiggins, sworn—He knows tbe prisoner. On Hie 28th of March last, in Dip b l's
restaurant, prisoner came in and »ai<], "I've
been lookiim foryou." Witnes-i niked, 'What
do ynu want with me?" Prisoner answered,
"W»n have been takingaway my character."
Prisoner   was st-indmg in  front of witness
price of tlie animal.      ^^^^^^^^^^^^«
The jury in tbe other caae re'urntd into
Court, and the foreman aaked his lordship if
I tbey could find the piisoner guilty of aaa-inlt
or common assault.
His lord-hip    Kither will dr.
Tbe forepnan —Then we fiiid him guilty of
(' -Hit adj-.p'rned.
At.'( u'okKjfc Sack waa put iu tbe d -ek, and
Ul plea "o( taking ■ hi u io*   <a ai ^
..i-* i iit'-i.it ia j • \m "i   'ip<-t /ni!  ,
Tbe UlideiiiutiH i petit   ju*'.   \
1'. Cells -ii-**i.   foi  ii'.ui-   J. s.    Man,,/,   Jt
London. M. J   I   H-J!    v.. R,   i,„.    j ., „
:.i. Ir,   M   Clarke,  Rector fro       Herb*
Lake* Henry Brnou, Thomas K    erUun ind
John M- ii'gomery.
Mr. McColl i.-pi ■■ - -ii'. ■! the ■ iWOi airl
(tOttd 'he cane to tin- jury i;. b
bli I i |
J< an Hat'itti-*. eworn: -
Mi.   H'rycip'U.   tie*  pulioe  in p.
iwotii Uj *ct ea interpreter, anil to translate
the   tea imouy    in   Kiwm Ii   into    l^ngliab.
Mr. M'leiby   wae iworu  to   tren h i   the
Knglish uud  repot it to the urj
''bino-k.
WltnOtt    kliowx    the   pi i oii'-r,       \^'i: DOM
kilotv.-: i>ne o!  hi*) st' er.-. was **to|.'lj i t I >
H.   paw   it nfterwaids   witb -'anus
Kerraud, ie lu Qo k*t Kerry.
.I.i-. Ill j: wa* called as awitnow and did
not apprai
Ur. M .1' dl put. iu  a st -*t* nn ut    mail" bo-
loi*.- i iti it'i-.tr >ti*  b    Hie  |ri* mer  «*Ii*mi th
informatio" was taken.    Prisoner then said
"I   plead guilty."
Witness recalled and said, "It waa tbe
prisoner put my brand on that steer's horn."
Hiii Lordship —Where is the other witness?
Mr, McColl.—He waa bound !ocome here,
my lord, and is not present.
The learned counsel entered tnolle pros^/ui,
and tbe prisoner was discharged.
Tht* foremen of the (.rand Jury presented
a true bill against Woe Hi Chum. The
undernamed gentlemen were Bworn nn the
petit jury, snd Woe Hi Chum was charged
with larceny:— H. K. Kirkland, foreman,
•1. Montgomery, If. Bruce, John Musst-d whist:,
II .1. T. Halls 11, lluUlienson, A. Hawkins,
J. F„ Johnson, J. S. Martin, Wm. Hall,
Hector Toop, Wm. A. Boss.
Mr. McColl repreaented the Crown, aud
presented tbe jury with a short, lucid state
ment referring to facts which be engaged to
prove by competent witnesses,
Calvin .Sim psou, sworn — He is store keeper
and postmaster nt (iranville, ond be knows
tbe pri.inner. A £10 dollar gold piece and a
:?5.00 Iii 11 was stolen from tliR (*tore. As
post master, he received the money on the
'.tth of December laat, and nw it at night.
The next morning at fi o'clock it was gone.
The prisoner was tbe first person to enter
lhe store thut morning. Witnet-a gave him
a key. The bead book-keeper came in at 10
o'clock, and witness missed the money, and
then discovered chisel mirks 00 tbo cupboard in which it wns kept. After making
u search witness discovered in the lining of
the prisoner's hag tbe $10 gold piece and the
•$5 bill: tbe euin and the bill were produced
and identified by witness. (Crosseramined
by Mr. Bole). - §10 gold pieces are very like
each other.
A. J, Mowat, sworn.— Ho lives at fJran-
ville. He bulauci'd the eusb the morning tiie
money was uiinsed—it waa $].r,<"i0 short.
(Cross-examined by Mr, Bole).—Tiie bole in
the lining of (ho bug was near to tbe lock,
just iu tlie place where the lining wears first.
Mr. Bole, atbheasing the jury, said. It
has not boen proved clearly thut the money
produced ia the money stolen from Mr.
Simmon. The Crown having failed to prove
that these two articles wero the property of
Mr. SimDsou, we are not culled on to account for the manner in wluch this Chinaman hecame tho nwnor of iJffi.OO.
His I. -i i i*- ii j p i charged the jury, and
seemed to think tbe circumstantial evidence
against the Chinaman, mffletent, Tbe jury
retired and in fifteen minutes banded iiitu
verdict of guilty.
TlltrRSDAV.
At 10 o'clock liU lordship took bis seat on
the bench.
- Benjamin Chapman WU placed in tbe
dock, charged with presenting a gun, with
intent tu kill and murder one flob-.it Thompson.
The uii'lentamed were :;worn on tlie petit
jury:•—S. Wade, foreinuii, James Murray,
J. S. Johnst m,   W. K. Boss,  Tbos. ltobtrt-
Bnne, W. fnaley, Michael Clark, and
it-ii rill. J.
100, Z. Mathewa, John Montgoiiierv, Henri
e, W, "   y
Kn 1.1.uid.
The prisoner put In a plea of "not guilty,"
and Mr. McColl, who represented the t Yown,
briefly referrod to tho ovidanoe he would produce in support of the accusation.
Robert Thompson, sworn—On the 2nd of
April, at Chilliwhack, witness waa with
others ou a farm adjoining Chapman's, and
his brother (ieorge came with an axe to
drive off the witness and bis friradl. George
went away, und Benjamin came witb a gun,
nnd pointed it at mc and said "go away or
I'll Mow your bead off." Witjess dntt not
know whether the gun was cocked or not.
Cross-examined by Mr, Bole wbo appeared
for tbo defenoe.
Witness had no claim tn tbe   land adjoin-
UOl-rl.1. his I....,.! in this position (tho posltl-m | ™fi Ch"I"" ""• l")""-"" "!•"> Ree'1" a (ri"n*
isjn.it the same as that described by
s positi-'i
_^_^^^_^^^^_^^^_^^^^^ theotho
witnesses). Ho was betweeu me and tbe
tbo dpior. T-g^t up, intending to put him out.
He ordered me uot to come near him. T stent
back one step and took my hut off the rack,
and came up ;i mhi ou the otln-r side, to get
rfie wtfrlOtt ll not tho Attorney-tienernl fnr
Chilliwhack.      He   does    not    think    tbo
fiop il ition th'reis as wicked ns the pepu-
ati'-n in tlie North West of Ireland. Wit,uesn
did tell htl father not to tomb the woman at
first, but be did ufterwaid-t when «Jie kicked
tad wanted   to fight    I said "if you wait a I     At half pa*' J ci* bnlsbip wai  a^ain on
while TO come hack.M My wif«  \*t*nt d-wo ' the i-n P   i ilie jury,   wLen  Mr.
the oAionUgToiLl^on^h^ilde'wl.'e^ the jat hiin'    "'" fttth"r tlil',,ot °^' J??' *&+
^•^:j . t.     mt    **••* .....   s..      i man any bad natiios.    Mm  said "in!   was a
pistol was uot. Then I caught hold of himt
held h.s right hand, and put him down nu the
floor. (The revolver was produced, a self-
cocker, ami four chambers loaded}.  Witness,
•o the 11 a en ; 1 f.bowed w ith
MO-tfnutj MB ti.at waa not leaded. 1
i-ife old Thompson to go home, and showed
him s paper I got frrm the if on. Mr Tiutch.
J put the gun on th** gt'-und;   dU TfceMMM
tu*tk it up; he called my wife a w e.    I
wns angry end pointed the gun, but it wa*
einpty.
M.*. Cb.ipni.'ii, p"i'ri n S!n  -
iin-l Bead en tba land,   >\ I en
to go into 'In- ihant) i*l I l b tm\ •■ n tooh < •»
1 and rail tl b- r i *>
buiband b i i i gun oa
biu-.li ho k       II- bin j.il Tboit;p-..ii ■ (Siji^r
■nd laid down .be gnn, and then I:
took it iip   M\ hnaoau i did u< t pri
|nn  or   .1 |      i ■■
.rrt to my bush ind, "y-
nd i thi* t," .mil tii ■• he  and  1   *
loadji .1.  ihat was bad language.
Cr m enmtw d h) Mi   M.-'   il.
-li I oon, j>* in n p i.»-i.... ii,,   o... .-. -t, a-.« ,tt
•   . llie bee) ■ u ' I
'!'    |]   ,
i  man,   ivorn     Wi.m   .Mr.-
rii'.iiipsuu tiled to en:.)' i,r In. I*,.* tlie oil
..-Nn". t   .I. ner by th-   be li ami pulled hej;
lis ..'ill h i ■', "I.* t    hi i,nly   ,i
ind tin old  fellow mid,  "Hhei a
*■   — ."' He a ■ 'l ■ -i.i i '■'■ 1 • ai ■ '. ind -
|0od de ii -if it.     My  i puthei aid uul putnl
n .it anyone.
Cmu examined   by  Wr.   tfoColl      Old
riiouipeou Ux k up the g in, in I j ol
■aid, "Thin i.i how -pon  weri
mi ion ''
Mr. Boh iddreevd fh< ■ an I referred
to an endowment by thr grand jury on tbe
back of the bill, iu which tbey d.-clured tbat
caaea of this kind should l<e do*.j>uM-d of by
the magistrates, ' The proceedings in the
caae were taken in order to K emc a title to
land, and it'appear« by tbeevideneu that old
TbomMOfl was the firat to commit an act of
violeme. The gun waa unloadi d, and accord-
to the evidence of old Thompson bim*
he got possession of it without a
struggle It is a very imdgnifieaut accuaa-
tion, Mid I hope, gentleim n, vou will, by
your verdi. i, di-eourage fthl praotioe of seeking title to laud iu a criminal Court.
Mr. McColl (to the jury)—It is quite
possible tbe uiagiatrat-'S ut Chilliwhack
should have decided thin catt, hut it is now
before ynu, and the question yon have to
decide ll -Hid the priaoiier point the gun at
Thouipi n * This actiun is brought oy the
Crown proHecutor, whom J have tbe honor to
leprew ni, :iml not for the purpose of proving
title.      1 am ready  to  admit  that laid Ian*
ngtt
elf,
M i oil, :.  Hj#eand
-.sll  .   *,l,;i n   r -d tatou ;•*-*. ■ ut
my lord, ami I am coDipeliwl to -ntcr a noil*
pro*e'/tti."
' Verj well," said h> loilshi*; *"»here is
the   jury?"    He   Waited   BV«   nifl
eleven «.t tl-eti tnd ti-.i   u Enul
I welfth *
l'i.i
At lie    <   *v
ii.a, -JI'.   l   be
i.-itrici i -J1"}'
POLICE OOTJKT.
:.iit,J. p,|
A Cl'Xi'Jbman iiaim-'i  fffltri  v.as cuaig-d
with la-eiiig di uuk aud diaoidcly.
Const ii. i***i11jj iwnro, tsaid that
r   -.   {mtOiday,  tl e toa
inst., i *       bore named » bx*chman
. irjft bad laiirguUst,
il-  ■'■   ■ .       ' '! her
rorebip if the
priaoner  wuuJ I   Ei      11 md   en   Aitorni).
■   .1 ■ i
I   - Davit   wwai rant* d, ind tbi
—-pri-B' oo r. Ita tl
I  e !'-.-  11 r read i   • p) . tmperietf
Petkii  , iu «   on  ttated  th I   knowle4|  •■: the Uiaajtish lanyueye, aa4no
in- aoflW d    1. - ol 9*2131 bj tbe nt* \
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^,l4lllll^^,^^^|pmic'liat« aiel n Konditnaial
11 i-i Merck I. t
refi reneei Intent In tbe ii d
Tin :- < ' (« tbe ' 'rowfl m oi 11
i ' '   '
l'i i kin ' ilty," and
after   wreral
were laarn  ■ n  the petti   fort     s    .'.-.'
Wm.   Hi!!. >.   I    M <*t i , .'  oe
in i\. 'I ii >-.   I-"!-   :    ti,   M. J. Hi' klaud,
, Menrj  Kipp. 4 »hn (Mivw,
(■In   l...iir,   Richard   H    ithin on,   i!.   U.
Ul e.
Mr. Drake, '.*. •' ■ not  I to qnaeh r db t
• li m.iinbd ht _
'   oi    pectators   votnn
■
11 all which  tie prieonar uu-. fined r'2 and
i ou!t  tli.it  for a
offeooi of liki tei   tie- j^-nalty
wonld Im mm h gn %tt \
Ah . huv wei neat lirooght   l-cfore   bU
Ed the uiii
u Kniio.i     In ,. ..i J ., oral 'i.<" iwom,
wbleh  Ur   8'iarpe  was ie ,u* -ltd by
the O    s ■ r eter.   He aaked u
I p art    'V""'
beinf| informed that be waa not I i reoosnliedj
uct amount with  n> <   '.   tu wh
■   ■   ■
Mp    M   I nil     W          -p 11 ■   pr-'.-.rel   t
atand by the indi.tmeut aa it ts. Wo hn.iv
carefully framed it, and will not ask for
leave toum-nd.
JJi•*» iordsinp--I avpTsW no opinion on the
m itti r aa it iii'W f-tauds.
Mr. Hrak** We ask your brdlbip t • n -
tm fl  the ni int.
Mr. I bake again moved to quash iti'ltct-
merit
ICf, Bole-The motion in too late. U'ider
the Rod eeetion it ib mid be finally diapoeed
or before tbe-prieooer pleaded.
Who Court reserved all the law p'liut-:.
About twenty witnesses wtre put into the
Immigration Agent's oib '-.
Mr. McColl to tho jurv. -Tlie pttt Ot"
iusured bis property in a sum very much in
exo-BS of itn rial value. On the -'( d u
March the bouse an>l ont-hooaei wop de*
stroyed by fire The witm-sses for the rown
will prove to you thut the goods we ■ not
destroyed and tbat the buildings wu no
worth near what is claimed from thi
Perkins iffwn he loBt $500 Worth nf
guuge muy have been uacd by the  parties,
hutibatiMiotajustifieatiuiiforthepriaoner. ! iV'oek in trade. We will prove to yoitb.
I he pointing of a gun by bun it houqison , Pm Wlirth 0f good8 Wfttv riut in thf) it n. ;i,
has boen clearly  proved,  and  1 believe  it   t,ie time of the ,ire( aml that ha k M
your duty to hud a verdict against him. The   t|.e tnne  be  made  the declaration,   it   AM
prisoner says the gun   was  not  loaded, but   f.^],,,,
according  to the law the p.intin^ of an |    H.'Dallas Helmcken, sworn.-He pr du   -i
empty gnn is a serious as:iuult, and I think
you can huve no hesitation in saying tbat
the gun wan pointed by the prisoner at
Thoinpbou. If yon fail tu find a verdict
against the prisoner you   will encourage tbe
in-art Mi* oi using arms iu ailcaaesnf dispute.
t ia a dangerous practice ami deserves condemnation. Hia lord-dnp was clearly of opinion tbat pointing an unloaded gun wus a
serious offence, The Tfaotnpeoni swear that
the gun was pointed at Thompson tbe
younger. Cluipmuus wife and brother
swear positively that tbo gun was not
pulnted by the prisoner. It is for ymi, gen*
tleiiieu, for you t-> decide which of tbe patties you believe. It is evident tbe gun was
taken to the ground for a purpose. If you
aresatislied beyoud all reason ible doubt that
the gun wai pointed at Thompson by the
prieonar, it is yonr duty to convict him of
a-aault.    The jury retired, and in ten in in-
utos returned wiili a   verdict of
pointing   an   unloaded   gun at
'guilty of
Yankee," tbat she hud a revolver, tbat ihe'd
shoot the three of us, and that her huabaml
waa coming with a shot gnu.    He came, and
'making advancement-if
J steady and permanent,
"looming up in different
The mills are constantly
•Jdera for new buildings,
*• lumber is brought from
*• New side walks are
"clearing and street-open-
an extent that leuds en-
x-nda of Port Moody.
* call for tendera for tbe
-boenissued,confidence in
Moody haa been so far re-
>er of lot buyers have been
1 sieos, and the indication.*
•-t-on-of anothor boom in
»pect ia that there -will
•n for the erection of the
^at it will not be neces-wrv
*«■_ third time.
'e that the labor now bo-
6 Port Moody and New
f foad is not done in the
: moat needed, and that
' -s not used. It is in-
■o branch should receive
eing most out of order,
■*!» whioh is obtainable
"--uld be used inatead of
n discharge of hia duty, had the prisoner | J1'? fiun *'" l\\*X oa«*Uliit *"uU ■B0?'* ut
twice in Court for selling whiaky to Indiana both 5n™' J£b™ tho fut'lt)rr " *'*"•-"
and on a charge of vagrancy. Never had any ?*»» UP ^2!^ tneK»" -»*« Uiapmans
11111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111 aud Wid it on the ground.   Chapman
made uo reefetantie*.
H ibt, Thoinpaon anr.  iworn**- He knowi
isoner, (ieo.Tleed and the s <n nf wit
3
ill will againut the prisoner.     Witness to
ihe revolver  out of the right   hand  of the
prisoner in a moment .after it uaine out of bis
pocket.
Pri**oiier—Hid you sec me in the jail?
Vi)£t**- No.
Prisoner--Do you remember when I lost
■T.'H in ibe hou^-eof au Indian woman ?
Witness—Ye«; nnd tho woman laid you
werenpit in, her hous'j at all
R ibert. Dickinson, sworn—la Mayor of the
citv; in petty sessions Court when the case
agfiiust the prisoner was heard. The evidence
was ta.kun down correctly and read over to
Ibe witnesses. Prihoner made no objection
then.
Prisoner—0ht I beg your pardon. I did
obj. ct.
Thii closed the case for the Crown.
His lordship (to pri.-ouor)— If yon wish.to
make any statement to tne jury you oan do
it now.
Prisoner—Last December I was boarding
in tbe Farmer's Home. The pistol I had was
not a self-cocking revolver. I got it from a
man who asked me to take it into town ami
a<*ll it. On my way I met Rankin, and he
asked me where I was going. I aaid I hoped
Wiggins would kill me pefoce.1 ..was again in
his possession. I had no iutenti-jn to do bim
any harm.
Hia Iordfahip charged thf* jury and iuformed
them tbat there two counts in the indictment. The first thing to be considered wan—•
Did tho prisoner make any attempt to discharge the pistol. YuU must be satisfied beyond all doubt tliat such attempt was made
before you can find him guilty on the first
connt. Pointing a pistol at a man, whether
it is loaded or not, is clearly an assault. Are
you satisfied tbat the prisoner pointed the
pb-tol at Wiggins? His 1 rds'iip, tu refresh
the memory ofthe jurora, read from his notes
all the fe simony given by the witnesses,
and ugaui assured them th.it if thev were
sttti-ified the pistol waa pointed at Wkgiui
by th*? prisoner, it would b<) their duty to
find a verdjot agaiuat Mm. The jury retired.
Jack au Indian was charged with stealing
Uie pr ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
ness went to tie land adjoining Chapman's
and the prisoner said be hud pApen t ■ ebptt
his title to the land. He pointed a gun at
my son and aaid he'd blow his head ■ If. The
gnn was then within five yards of my wouV
breast. Witness took the gnn out nf the
prisoner's hand: it win at half cock. We
looked at papers produced by the psisouer
aud we left.
Cross examined by Mr. Bole.—Land disputes at Chilliwhack are of freqnent 00*
currence.
The gun was produced—a delapidated
double barrel—and the witneas identified it. When Mrs. Chapman1 caine u ■ she
apit at witness. He was in the wav between
her and tbe door of the shanty, and she used
—Ob! she used very bad lam-uagel Witness
did not say sbe cime trom a dunce bouse until she said tint Mrs. Thompson came from
a dance house, lie never called Mrs. Chapman a w e.
Geo. Heed sworn.—Two month's ago ho
(Mine from Oregon and went to take up some
laud close to Chapman's. He corroborated
the testimony given by th-'-' Thompsons, and
the cage for tho Crown closed.
The Grand Jury, entered the court and
the foreman said "there ia no bill against
Wni. Perkina for arson."
Mr. McColl applied to his I*-ordship for an
order directiug the Grand Jury to take into
consideration a charge of perjury against
Perkins preferred by the Insurance Co. Hia
Lordship directed them to retire and examine the witnesses that would be presented
in tlte oharge of perjury.
Mr. Bole—for the prisoner Chairman-
quoted from th-** law to show that prisoner'a
wife is entitled to be heard as a witneas.
The prlsonor waa put in the witness box
and sw.-rn.
The Thompsons and Keed c.ime to his
premises on the 23rd of April. Old Thompson whpped a rope ont of my hand and aaid
a afteer.  And Joofc laid, "fwttdrooM when 'yv-mVe $vt to leave here.   "Un threatened.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Thompson,
who did not know it waa unloaded."
The pneODet was bo.iud over to appear
at the next Asidzos, if called on.
Chubs VV, Miller and Henjumin Smith
were placed in the dock and charged with
highway robbery.
Mr. Bull appeared for the prisoners sud
the undernamed jury waa iworni D. Hute-
loi, /. Mathews, John Blair, Tboi, Proctor,
It. London. Jas. Gray, J. Oliver, J, Montgomery. J. P. Jobnetoo, Tbos. noberteoD-
aud Herbert G. Lake.
Mr. Met'oil represented tbe crown, and
Informed the jury thut the prlionera were
charged thut they, on the 8rd day of February last, did rob one Hugh Linn of |100]
and they are obarged a second count with
aeeault ami Intent to commit a robbery,
Hugh Linn was called und did ii'it appear.
!'h ■ affidavit of John Wiggins wee, read, He
states that he hail served Hugh Linn witii a
notice to appear. The learned ooumel ie-w
applied foi a bench warrant to have Linn
arri itad,
Mr. Mci'oll moved to have tbe rccogni-
znuce of Mr. Morotou estreated. He is a
witmss and does not appear,
John T. Muny, sworn. -Ho was with
Hugh Linn after supper at the Eagle Hotel
one night iu February laat. Tiny wen.'
drinking; and after supper they Ment to a
houae in this city known aa No. 3. They
remained there quite a While, and \. ben they
came out the prisoners asked what they
were looking fnr. 1 answered, "A hat."
Wc went ou; they left us, and iu a littlo
while after wo were knocked down by the
priaiitiers. It wan a dark Bight, but I could
recognize the a-Jsaihmts. Linn willed for
help. I could uot help, for 1 was not abb-
to help myaelf. I started, and got to the
i.-in BeloOD- Millar caine in and we staid
there quite a while. Millar li.ul plenty of
I money to spend. Saw him aud Smith the
I next morning on the street Corner. .Millar
'isl-.nl Smith for "foO and got it. He went
into a store near the bank ami got change.
| Millar, Smith and me then went to tlie Tele-
I graph Hotel. As we walked al.-ug tbe pi is-
oners talked to each other of how tbey got
through Liuu. Millar gave me >-■.* and told
mo to keep still. They aaid tbey took 370
from Linn. They had no monoy before the
robbery.
Grpea-examined by Mr. Bole.—Witness is
a logger. He did not know the prisoners
for many days before the robbery. He had
|60 a month at tbe Inlet He met Hugh
I.inn for the flril time the night of the robbery. Liufl did all the paying and witness
lid ull the dtinking. The first time he knew
L'liu to have money was after he was robbed,
I'he next evening witness was arrested. He
never aaid a word of the rubbery until he
was churgeri »th tbe offence. He knows a
man named Fairbanks, now in jail. WitneH
did uot say to any one that he would not
appear as a witness in this case if he bad
not been forced 'o <lo so in lelf-deftUUB. He
would have said nothing about the robtx rv
if he had not been arrested. He did not see
the money taken from Linn. They had several tumbles oil' the side-walk b-fort witness
was knocked down. Smith was present
win n Millar gave the money to witn* ss.
Chas. Austin, sworn.—He was cook at the
Eagle Hotel during the mouth of January
last, and the two pilpoi^rs were stopping in
the h"tel two weeks before the day of the
robbery. Vat day after the robbery Millar
had money. He looked very sad, and said,
"I'll be arrested to-day. ' Miller might have
money before the robbery v. ithout my knowledge
Thos. Cleland, sworn.-*-Ts oneof the pro-
prietore of the Eagle Hotel \MIar and
Smith were boarders there before the robbery.
Millar paid $10 on account the uight of the
robbery, some time before 12 o'clock. Witness was examined before tbe magistrates.
He is not an -unwilling witness.
Cross-examined by Mr. Bole. —Witness
waa not surprised by Miller nayiog money
on account. He wus id the hat it of doing
so. Milbr spent money prett> freely at'th*-
bar and paid for what be got hetore tbe
robbery.
Hugh Linn aud Wm, Moreton were oalled
again aud did not appear. Tbe counsel tor
the crown informed the Court that he oould
the coinmiKsion authorizing him to act as
notary public and the declaration to . i ! J
PerkiiiH.
Mr. Drake. —1 object to this authority.
It dOM not give tbo witness power t > take
"declarations." The law that author!**!
thia gentleman to act is local and it was r< -
pealed by a  Dominion Act.
His loidslnp took a note of the objection,
Iu the dtobirutioii Perkins swears thai he
•uateined i Ion of 12183,
Kobi*. Ward, kwoi'I]. — He is agent for tli-
Royal lioiir.u-e Co., and produces the policies fjf as-.ur.incL'.    Perkins called ou * itm  -
and laid, "My property has been desToyed
by tire."    1 asked him  how did he icoount
for the fire.    He said he left bis stor - it hall
past 7 o'clock on the evening of the 28rd o;
March,  and tbat bis Ma carried a  trook
down to the boat with him.   In their
the hi-   p"*'ii;reil.     He  said   be   wa
the habit of keeping a tire on  the   pr-mi •
and thnt no tire bad been in the hon a.- lioce
IU o'cloek in the mo'iiiug ol that d v.     II ■
noticed the train aa  it peaead  by t'lu house
aud supposed   that  a   spark  from It   imji
have ouused the fire.    He said he never k< pi
aooounte,   but be calculated he hv     I K
worth of  goods  in the  house and pa hup-
more.    Qe  produced an inventory ol fami
ture ooneumed, aud said it was wo   >. $700
and ought to be counted us inerch.n.ot-i.
(Yitneaa toH him tlie furniture «ra nol
insured and uIvmi d him to leek legal ol\ ice.
hi .i u ."'k n't' i Perkins culled aud ; i.t'-o
a card—"that," aaid he, "is my a 1 reel il
San Kranoiaooi good-bye.M He hiuded ml
his claim for damagei and left Ai.-i
making enquiry witneai reaotved to refua*
paymi nt.
The wftneei vein eroea>eximined by Mr
D ivkv    He made no Impi otion of
erty I efon he issued the policy.
;iint "o iIn* ground thai \ :       te the le demand   I t. e fte of IS .letwc
m^^^^*^^*^*^^*^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^rT\i<- lina'Ij   yield'ii   \*. d- maud.
I'm Hoot] e i.i - f.:c in iidvuncc,
i.i onglH io at'*, i to  another   halt.    Court
. i lourned till after noe i.
Uonrt igain  ■ "■-■ -o-d 1:40 o'olotni p. m
Hia *»....     i -: (jiich*
mportance thai b* had felt juetified fn tela*
ng   to   W.   D.  Perria, .t.   P.,   \ew
to ust -. ia> .i't aa .oi aeaooiata wih him
in t'is ca-e,  ud that be would  therefore
adjourn   the   further   bearing  of   it   until
.. 10 o* loi ^ a. m.   Thejn*iaoriet w^e
bound oi 11   to ;ij / • " ive named
hour in the nun of Wa ''
Court Donvened Monday, I! oVbVk a. m.,
tfeeere. PwrUaod Batcbart, presiding.
Constable Shennan, on oath, teatlafled tbat
- n I  i Lay nii bt ! i  ■■■ ■ \\  o Ure doom of the
defendant,   Ah   C3my,   and  told bin.   thr.
I  ■!  and elaoed him in jail.
i roi     lamination  l.-  Mt  kleak»**-I bud
rant fhr bis arrMt      An Indian and
I atfa *o|-l ma Ah Chuy sold whio-
key to Emma.   I did AM n i htm gueher
the whi -X.< y.   Two Indiana went with me.
Thay  want to < hinaman's bouao  fix st.   I
law po tight in tbe home.    1 did not know
what v ta aaM.    1 talrdolytwo tJiinjiTien
n the b ■■    1 bad i lamp with ma.   The
tndiai ■ p iinl A tht * liinam i ti i u1 to me.   f
'     ■ I bad
ieen him two hour* before
Indian Jon, being sworn, said (by interpreter): "I«i«t Saturday morning I \. '.
■Ieeplngat ay bouse, Inout 2 o'ete?k: i. m.
Ali Chuy cami to EtnmaN houM oaOf by,
and bt-on rht one bottle of China whiskey
.n d gave it to Emma for ll. I saw ber pay
the money, When the Chinaman left, Indian Tom went along to get morewbiakey,
but brought none back. Then 1 went to
Klgin h iu i Ior ■ policeman. When we
got to Chinaman'i bouea I told the police-
nan to wail outride, and 1 went in and
idle burning. Ab Ooon a ked
mo if I wanted anythug. I told him I
\- u.t anj -lung'   Then Ah Chuy came
I mu from a loft and the poUceman arrested
in.   i v bottle waehere pnrduoed and iden-
- I he oue wid to nnrna. i   1 did not
11nnk any from tiie botQa. 1 saw it aU
drank  bj   Emma.   Chinaman did not drink
■I,   from   the  bottle.    Bmma  got  quite
drunk."
Cio-i.s -1 -■■ iriiiuf i"ii -- "j btnamah came
down st.ur- before Donatable came In. The
chinaman waa at Bmuie*i bouae i little
while. I ■ a'--- ber drink all out of tht bottle.
I did not ii' ink any. For feu yeara ] have '
.I ■• oiunk i di j' if llqut i."
lii..i.iii Tom, iworn,  throuirh intorpreter,
-.. i th '   Saturday tdghl (inatead  >; Pri la)
.i     •     "I    aw   \li * buy  give b bottle or
I did  not iee her pay
mo iey.    I aau  h »» <• it k     That ia tl.-.- not*
Le - i« produced In I '■ urt) tl al CIi uatnau
_,r. ■  Ei in
pity tbere   i ■   I for hia
imldp was oonvinoed that the witness was
■ .  i bi     iflu< nee of llqu ir, and had
, I the Enfurmation be poi ■
-., . > t.
('!-..    ui u   K  ty    ]  tn     w'ifa\,   •w«6rn,
i 1 wot n-   n.v sail   lion-'   oO   Friday
ulghl and wa cook oa I' ira waa >• Ith me,
i     i,m  om   I bin u an  there.    I v ■- -iii
on ■■   with   di mken   Oloocl in iti     T  saw
Coins no i looked li       Ut Chin     I did not
i   the bottle,'  I  was busy
■ ol   ig,    1  rir ,, i km w what time it was,
ml I ;.. . itti      I     Inn* ....
i th'i    '.-tie,   1
,  |   .   ■
>n.    "Tom   n ■> er  drinks
' ■ j     .'o-   was in i ..        i
. ■ .
tl, waa
iked 1 -   worn.
M-   . ■    i  i . i"[ er.    "I
VVi tmin t. r
at 3 o .i i.i. i
fl     ■    Lex k   and
Con
■       " .     .!'      . I
tsked     •■   v ,.'-'" y,    f
i    . i ■ ■     offl P
bottl       I id and aaid
Ah Chuy gave I I tkey.    I ---.iipI
n i,    I ie 1     ..   n quai ter t
.  .    I with Indiana. '
\)i ** "J ■ • ; .0  \i i ohn'a
i and   -i ■   '-h i hu;  then
and I aaw I ira a to "•■! .*. 11 o ulook. I
slept in i oon wd when i be oouatable oame.
I did not >■■• ti. oonstabla. That ia all 1
know about it"
Mr.   Sharpe,   being  rw'om,
tappe I ■.; thi  winch oft) at Klgin
){uh-i at SO minwtw paai "     ilook a. m.
Saturday,    Be aaid he waa Miller'a special
•mi i ible and wiahed me bo oome and art-eft
bman that waa drunk on the .street. T
■ail, ■ Wait awhile; I will go to the sitting*
led Mr. Uoreaby, who waa dosing
I in a chair.    He came out und spoke to the
Indian,    Up   aakad   mo  where Cloochman
wh-,    I said I didn t know;   go h*1 wrote a
note and gave it to the Jmiian foi to ta1 e to
Shennan.    I oame out of .Elgin  iionse and
.aw Mr. ishennau  go towards  the Indian
camp."
Mr. Meek; made a short plea for tbe do.
THF; CROAKER'S C0MMBXTS.
The bull ling operation! that h . i
meiiced   hen,  together with  tii"
complete tht railroad, tii- tri wi ■■!.!. -•   imer*
larvroe to be Inaugurated  immediately be
tween Port Moody and \ i itoria, I
bllltV "t Immediate fortification of ti:   Inlet
to   del. nd   the railroad   terminus   and   the
promleed early arrival of nine Britiah i  in
elads for   dafenee   in event   of   wn      ■ iti
Russia, will all combine to have
■tfmulating efleat oa Port Moody1
r>r spe. te.   The friends of Port Si i aij, who
ire interested financially oi only from i eenw
of justice and right, ha-/e ''hung  m
and well, through aomi briof aeaaona
ity  and  pottiole doubt, ;iw\  noa   M
"coming • v.-nts o ist thi Ir ih wioe - b
the 11 ricon la rapidlj olearing and their a ell-
Founded  judgment m  the  rata     ni   Pi ri
Moody i*- being lubstantiated, the) have I
congratulations ol The i'nt*iker.
I hiring Port Mood) a darkest I
haa been no one who hns ha>l a mon   Ann
and abiding faith in the final destruction ol
all the nefarioui ichemea fnr changing th
terminus from Pott Moody, than our i «
teemed citizen Mr. A. J. Hill. M hill ii
a shrewd, well posted gentleman, who I oki
well before he leaps, and ftooordinuiy when
he moves it is generally pre tv ia/e4 • "gam
ble on it" thu there is emnethtng in sight.
Men of such calibre, oombined «i'h bis
nnf.il social qualitstea, ure of thi kind that
any place may be glad to have as cituens.
The roadi ;in(* 'ide walks hem are rttOUg])
to dlahearten any but very stout hearted
new-eoni-rs and would-he Ottiavne, I ■"*-
thoroughfare'' surely do not redound to the
enterprise of the orttaena of a place wi'.h1
such prospect* as Port Moody. Property
owners should  reallM how inoh  improve-
their j ft.nsei after which tbe court r smi Wae olaarej
) jsrivt  the dustier**, opportunity for Ciusid-
ments  would   enhad ie   I he  valu<
property,  and whet an unpreaaion  the ab-
esnoe - f them mokea on go ahead men whol (.,.,(tlo„ 0f the oiae,    Ten minutes later the
co.m. here to locate, aud hod that the much-; rjouH annouooed ti«t the decision would ho
talked oi terrain ni ofthe great Canadian  withheld for one week, and the prieoner wa»
Paeific railroad ia in fact simply a pl«co in I reteaaed on $300 bail.
ihe woods     M n tjxnyt form a very glowing'  ,	
idea of the boaineai outlook when.they ban : Railway PBOGBrftSS.—An an-angementIat
to Climb ovt-r itumpeand wide through mud j pushing the' work along more rapidly than
to find a lotto  build on.    It di' idu.-il <**Turt \ .'nnnerly   by   keeping night   ahifte on  the
loeatruciiou force, has been effected tUia"
week, and reaily, all things c-caid^rtd, the
■nt! pok for an flarly compK-tion of the grad«
vork'n.ay be c>'asidtred encouraigicg,
Sh^jw Torn Colors.—^!>ur cotemiiarary,
the Dn'thj T>lc<jrapK of May 1st, contninwi
an article u*-cr the bead of "Misiepre''
sentation," to which some of our people take
exception*. The writer exp stulates ou the
evil of misrepresentation, and in the same
arable seems to fall ruto the common error
it condemns. Id setting foif. the advantages of Xew Westmins'.er tiie statement
is made that the city is located only eigbt
miles irom the syndicate's termmus"of the*
C. P. R, The rpaiier is left 11 dr-iw his or.n
iof:ien.t ftom ths state'i.ent.   Port Moody
cei-tiati n nf work in the shape nf
an attempt for incorporation sh-iuM be made,
and propfrty owner* aho.ild remember that
dverything done in tbit direction will reap
tenfold return*. Enterprise and buotio
spirit nro the "molt needed commodities at
Port Moody juat at this -*tag6.
CitO*l££R.
Call and examine the large i.tock of
f-Jeneral Mercliandise just arrived at X>. B.
Grant's store, and for sale at extremely
low prices.
We harp beeu shown th* plan of a reai-
denc - building, of which Mr. Thos. Puine
Cont -mplates the construction,   on hia p'an-
ation, Lulu Island. The plan is adnrrably .,^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
adupt**d tut the purpose in view, and danotee j i*. never olaimei to be over six milea away,
his proai>erity. snd Coal Harbor ia, by the ihorte'st route, at
 " f least ten uiiks. su tbe natural conclusion ib:
Bos't Foeget It.—Those having surplus  that for pot icy .take, thn piper will not *d-
     cash on hand,' and knowing themselves  in-1 vocate either place, but aivide the different*
not proceed without these « itn esses, and his j debted to the Gazette, can get a receipt for ! anoTget the support of both.   Ii ib rn-tttr ft?
lordehip ndjom ned the court for fifty mi nurse. ' it in exchange, by eatiing at this effice. • iko*-v yoor #o!on.
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