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Array -THE-
gijt.f^Miig fedie,
suttcmrrioN by post, m
\|1 cotnmunicatious addressed to ,,
Port Moody.
0, te ths (.imbdian Otfiee, Now Westmtn-
iter, »U1 reoeive prompt atteutiuif!
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VOL. 2.
POKT MOODT,  B. C,   SATURDAY,   OCTOBER   10, 1885.
Roal Estate Agents,
toveyancers &- ccountants.
.of bis JOT
extol I
MONEY    TO    LOAN..,
Sallies + Harness-inakers
Every Aitiole In their Line
Always in StocJ.
Front St
YALE  B. <
■  -
C D. Kim, B. X. Ilasn
Real   Estate   Brokers,
■HUBiNC'l.)     AGKNTB,    tie,
flltT BO0J>T  PHOPBBTV   A  HP-ft*. At/TV.
0alujna.aSt..Ou ..mire Pi.Bt..ffl.:.,
^Hfir iVstmiHamiu. fl. C-
Port Moody
Moody Shingle Mill,   where tho   host
,,(f .'v.iii','1-*! cun be hud at the lowest prices,
wholeinle or rutin.. 1.
A Hupply kept eotiitai.tly on hand.
jfcstice to the  virtues
Kio wife, or  sufficiently
rying, ennobling iievo-
re of her slUicted bus-
nly joy was to uiinistor to
t whatever tost ol feeling
at sll hours, in all  aea
hear with bis infinite, incon
hims.peiversities, and provoca
is, to air.-ct delight when ht  was de-
hted;   lo soothe and    comfort   him
ler  all   his   imaginary   grievances,
whole thoughts, when absent from
. wore aii.oibed in devising schemes
for   hi ggg
She wonld lisjen to   no   .
cessation from her .anxious  la
"pBfsuasions, noinduci.'ments, coold
draw her even tm a tuomenr ftom  thn-
diosry scene of her husband's  hutnilia-
liini     J degradation.     Hail, woman,
esalted amongst thyaeil Eulogy wonld
but tarnish snd obscure tl*e honor tbat
is thy duel
. "All, however, was unavailing; tiie
otihappy snffer'e. sxhibited no symptom
of mental convjli'sconce; on tiie other
hand, bis dirlusions beca-ttr.*-* more
numerous add obstinatethari pvi-> He
(gemed to be total Ij unconsoiohs or i
iftine's bning his wife; j|£ treated .her,
and spoke of her, as, ah amiable oom
[runiou, and even made hethisconfidant.
■Amongst other vagaries, lrV**»omniuni-
cateil to hor a loiio^ttf^: about his attachment tn ii you!ig'-"|irl he had (recti
about the premisos, and earnestly asked
her opinion in what way he could most
successfully make her an offer! '
Ile addressed her, one morning, as
Queen, receiving her with* the most
obsequious obeisances. He persisted
in tbis lia'lucinatiop with singular
pertinacity. All poor l.ady Anne's
little familiarities and endearments were
thenceforth at sn end; for lie seemed so
abashejl by lier presence, that.no efforts
of aoaoWensioi. sufficed tb reassure
hspFand she rajas compelled to suppoit a
demeanor consistent  with   the  station
his heels, returned. I never can forget
that dreadful evening,! Sir Henry
rushed out of the house, sprung at one
bound over a high fenoe, and sped
aoross a field, amidst tbe almost imp-r
vious gloom of evening, with step* such
•a those-of tha monster of Fiankenstein.
His keeper, with all his efforts, could
not gam upon him, and sometimes alto
TanMentorgh Bros.
Koep conititiitly on hand a
firat-cUsa atoek of
■*•   money go to Fales * Co. for
Hardware,   Croceries,
rtoxn^ - CABINET-WORK,
which his crazed imagination assigned
her. His grest delight was, to be sent
on her royal erranlMkr about the house
and grounds! rjUwouiil lnr.rly ever be
prevailed upon Jo sit, at least at ease,
in her presence; and was witb difficulty
induced to cat at the same table. The
•irony I haveafcen-io her eyek on these
occasions! Compelled to humor hi*
delusions, she wore splendid dresses an J
jewels, and dismisaed him on every occasion by coldly extending her hand,
which he would kiss with an air of
reverent loyally I
lie believed himself to have been
elevated tu the rank of a general officer,
und itim'sted on being provided with a
miliinrv band, to play before his windows
every evening after dinner. Ile invited me, one oav, in lhe Queen's name,
to dinner ill his apartments, some time
after this delusion hmt manifested itself.
Il was a soft. September evening, and
the country roundabout wasevery where
bronzed with the touch uf nuiumn.
During dinner, Sir Henry treated his
larly with nil the profound respect and
ceremony due to royalty, and I of
course, waa obliged to assume a similar
deportment; while she, poor soul was
compelled lo recievo with condescending urbanity attentions, every one of
which smote her In-art as an additional
evidence of the inveteracy of her hus-
bano's malady. I observed her narrowly. There was no tear in her eye—
no flurry of manner—no sighing*; hers
was the dtep silent anguish of a breaking heart!
Shortly after dinner   had   been   re»
moved,   we   drew   our   chairs—Lady
Anne in the cenire, seated on a  sort of
throne, specially   provirled for   her  by
the baronet - in a circle round the ample
bow-window that overlooked   the  most
sequestered part of the groundscnnnecl-
ed with the establiahitirnt, as well  as a
sweep of line scenery in the distance   In
a bower, a little to our right, was place.!
Sir Henry's band,   who were playing,
very affectingl*. various pieces of hrillant
military     music.       liy    my   direction
privately given   befotehand,   they suddenly glided from a bold  march,  inlo a
concert on French horns.     Oh how ex-
quisito was that soft melanchly wailing
melody I      Tb"   hour—tlie   deepening
gloom of evening—tbe circumstances—
the persons—were all in mournful keep
ing with   the music, to  which we were
listening  in    su! due I silence.      Lady
Anne's tears stole faBt down her cheeks,
while her eyes were fixed with aad earn
cslness upon her huaband, «ho sat in a
low chair, a little on her left hand,   hia
chin lesting on the palm of   his   hand,
gazing »tth a   melancholy   air   on tbe
larkening scenery without.   Occasionally I heard Lady Anne struggle to subdue a sob, but unsuccessfully.  Another
and  another,   and   another   forced   its
way—and I   trembled   lest her   excitement should   assume   a   more  violent
form.    I saw her, almost unconsciously,
lay her hand upon that of the   baronet,
and clasp it with convulsive energy. So
she held ii for some moments,' when the
madman B'owly turned round.looki.ig her
full in the face; his countenance underwent a ghastly change, and fixing on her
an   eve   of   demoniac   expression, he
slowly rose in his seat, seeming, to   my
disturbed fancy, an evil spirit called up
by the witchery of musio,  and  Bprung
out of the room.     Lady Anne,   with a
faint groan, fell at lull length upon  the
floor; her sister, shrieking wildly,   rove
to raise her in vain; I hurried after the
madman, but, finding his keeper HTM At
get ber lost sight of bin, for
miles, and at lentil found
overtaking tfce fugitive,
come   up    within a   van
madman   t«rncd  round
struck bis jjursuer a blow tb
Irimto   tht  ground
scrambled m\> into.;
»t od  itear,   ttoffr
♦*'(•?• be,**** jir
:MJttrrific manner; ...
r-r^-^-Gijnd amongst tits brandies,
.    Iiji-vy body foiling through them
ir   (eury lay stunned  and   bleeding* upon tht ground,     fortunately the
AglftAte keeper had called   out loudly
for assistance ds he ran along  and  his
voice attracted one or two of the men
whom I had despatched after him, and
between   the   three   Sir   Henry   was
brought home again, to all appearance
dead.      An   eminent surgeon   in  the
neighborhood waa summoned in   to hia
assistance, for   I   could  not   quit the
chamber of Lady Anne—she was totally
insensible.having fallen into a succession
of  swoons since the  moment cf  Sir
l.enry's departure,  Lady Julia was in
an adjoining rooni shrieking in violent
hvsterics; and, in short, it seemed not
impossible that she might lose ber reason,
and Sir Henry and   Lady   Anne their
lives.   'Tis a small matter  to  mention
at such a.crisis as tbis, bot I recollect it
forcibly arrested  my   attention  at   the
time—the band of musicians, unaware
of the catastrophe that had occurred, according to their.orders, continued playing the musio  that had   been attended
witb suoh disastrous consequences; and
as Lady Anne's bedchamber happened to
be in that part of tbe  building  nearest
to tlie sp it where tbe band was stationed-, we continued t<} hear the sad wailing
of the bugles and horns without,  till it
occurred to Mrs. V—tb send.and silence
Ihcm.      This  little  incidental circumstance—the.sudd-'n mysterious seiiure
of Sir Henry, the shrieks of Lady Julia,
tbe s«oons of Lady Anne—all combined, completely bewildered me. It seemed
to be a dream.
I cannot—I  need not—dwell   upo
ihe immediate consequences of that sa'
night.      Suffice it to say, Sir.   Henry
was found lo have received severe but
not fatal injury,   which,   however,  was
skilfully and  successfully  treated,   but
he lay in a state of  comparative  stupor
for near a  week,  at  which   period   his
mental malady losumed its wildest form,
and   rendered    necessary   the severest
treatment.       As  for Lidy   Anne,   her
stale became eminently  alarming,  and
as soon as some   of the more dangerous
symptoms had subsided, we determined
on removing her at all   hazirds,   from
her present proximity to  Sir   Henry, to
— Hall, trusting to the goo! effects of a
total change of scene and of faces.   She
had not strength enough to oppose our
measures, but suffered herself to be con-
ducierl from S.nnerlield without an  effort at complaint.    I trembled to see an
decisional vacancy in the expression of
her eve, was il impossible that   her  husband's malady   might prove at  lenglh
contagious.    Many weeks passed   over
her befo c   Lady Anne  exhibited the
slightest signs   uf   amendment.       Her
shocks had   been   too   numerous   and
severe—her anxieties and   agonies   loo
o ntinued —lo warrant reasonable hopes
of her u liuiute recovery.      At length
however,   the lapse of  friendly   time,
potent, in a«su iging the sorrows of mankind, the incessant and most affectionate
ur.-nn..ii'. of   her   iniiu. i..ir.   rul;.live.,
were rewarded by seeing   an   impiove-
meiit,   slight   though    it   waa.     The
presence of ber little boy powerfully engaged her attention.     She would  have
l,iin lying beside   her on  the   bed  for
hours together; she spoke little   to  him
sleeping or    waking, but   her e*e was
ever fixed upon his little  featurw, and
when she was asleep, her fingers Vou Id
unconsiously wreathe themselves among
his   flaxen   curls.    About  Sir  Henry
she made litile or no inquiry; and when
she dii we of course put the best  face
possible upon matters.      Her   frequent
efforts to see and converse with him bad
proved woefully and unitromly   unsuo
cessful; and she seemed   henceforth lo
give up the idea of all interference with
But the original, the direful occasion
of all ibis domestic calamity, must not
be overlooked. The contest respecting
the title and estates of Sir Henry went
on as rapidly as the nature of lhe case
would peiniit. The new claimant was,
1 think as I hinted before, a man of
low station; be had been, I believe,
sort of slavedriver, or factotum on a
planter's estate in one of the West India
islands; and it was whispered that a rich
Jew had been persuaded into sueh con
tidence in the man's prospects, as to advance him, from lime to time, on his
personal security, the considerable supplies necessary to prosecute his claims
with effect.
There was very many matters of most
essential consequence lhat no one could
throw light upon but the unfortunate
baronet himself; and his solicitor had
consequently, in the hope of Sir Heniy's
recovery, succeeded in interposing innumerable obstacles, with the view, as
well as wearing out his opponents, as
affording every chance for the restoration
of his client's sanity! , It was, I found,
generall),- understood in the family, that
the solicitor's expectation, ol success in
the !aw_uil were far from sanguine; i,,,
that be b.lieved the new claimant lo be
ihe bona fide heir lo tbe title, but
was in the hands of those who would
r nsack the world lor evidence—and,
when it was wanting, mah it. Every
imaginable source of delay, however—
salvatinn to tbe one paty, destruction
to the other—was at length closed up;
ihe case was completed on . both sides
add set down for trial.
Cons'derable expectation wu  excit
in   the   pu'. vTiinal
hjdy—and that between husband and
wife—over whom was Irmiiln inp«-d-
ing thecbauoe, if not prubably, ol a
total ruin' Oh, Providence—mysterious
be and awful in thy dispensations among
the children of men!—who shall en
quirx into thy purposes, who question
their wisdom or beneficence*
Who •*--■ uul Pru-td.n. ■
Ailk* lo ffjitl It glTM -ad wk_u .
paragraphs hint*      th.
siMkyand such di- .rfur-   and  it waa
itileprmliiig u sa
. ■ mtm\j4mL.iAst,
Metify onoo or t<
came again calm r --
of .lis last dreradft
bodily health wi., o.,. , ■•&. .*. w
delusions took possMnon of him. He
was at one time composing a history of
the whole world; at another, writing a
memoir of every memlier that had-
ever sot in the House of Commons, to*
gether with several otlier magnificent
undertakings. All, however, at length
gave way to "The Pedigree, a Tale of
Real Life," which consisted of a rambling, exaggerated account of his own
lawsuit. It was occasioned by his
happening, unfortunately, to cast his
eyo upon the following Jittle paragraph
in his newspapers, which chanced to
have been most stupidly overlooked by
the person who had been engaged for
no other purpose tban to read over the
paper beforehand, and prevent any
such allusions from meeting the eye of
the sufferer:
"Sir Henry Harleigh, Bart. — Thia
unfortunate gentleman continues still
greatly indisposed. We understand
that little hope is entertained of his
ultimate recovery. The result, therefore, of the approaching trial of 'Doe on
the demise of Higgs v. Harleigh,' will
signify but little tothe person principally interested.'
From the* moment of his reading
rhese lines, he fell into a state of profound melancholy, which was, however,
somewhat relieved by the task by
which he' had occupied hi nisclf, of recording his own misfortunes. He had
resumed his former drew .of green baize,
as well as the intolerible peacock's
feather. Wb^tr otifckl have conferred
iob.»r^-roai___j_0t«pon. or suggested
this preposterous penchant, I kno* not,
except the interest he bad formerly
taken in a corps of riflemen, who were
stationed near a house he had occupied
ill the country. He continued quiet
and Inoffensive, His keeper'! office
was little else than a sinecure, till Sir
Henry suddenly set him about making
two copies of every page he himself
I remember calling upon hirn one
morning about this tim-, anrl finding
him pacing about his chamber in u
very melancholy mood. He welcomed
me with more than hit usual cordiality;
and dismissing his attendant, sairl,
"Doctor did you ever hear me speak in
Parliament!' 1 told him I had not
"Then you shali hoar mo now; and
tell me candidly what sort of an
advocate you think I should havi'
made, for 1 have serious thoughts of
turning my attention to the bar. I'll
suppose myself addressing the jury on
my own case, and you must represent
the .jury.   Now I"
He drew a chair and   table  towards
a corner of the room—mounted  on it,
having thrown a cloak over his should
"rs, and commenced.  Shall I be believed
when I declare   that   -as   far   as   iny
judgment goes—I listened  on that   occasion, for nearly an hour, to an oratorl
He spoke of course, in the   third   person; and stuted iu a  simple  and  most
feeling manner,   his   birth,   educarion,
foituii", family,  marriage—his   Parlii..
uientury career—inshort, his happiness,
prosperity, his pride.      Then he represented tim  contemptuous   indifference
with   which  he treated  the first com
niuuications   concerning    the    attack
meditated upon his title and   property,
ns well as the consternation with whioh
he subsequently discovered the formidable character of the claiinset up against
him.    He   begged   me—the jury—to
put myself in his place; to fancy his
feelings; and proceeded to draw a mast
erly sketch of the facts of the case. He
drew a lively   picture   of   the   secret
misery he bad endured—his agony lest
his wife should hear of  the  disastrous
intelligence—his sleepless  nights   and
harassing days—the   horrid   apprehension of  his   adversary's  triumph-the
prospect of his own   degradation—his
wife—his child's   beggary—till I   pro
test   he   brought tears into my eyes.
But, alas! at this point of his  history,
he mentioned his prodigious  discovery
of the mode of turning tallow into wax,
and   dashed   oft' into   an extravagant
enumeration of the advantages of  the
speculation!      Then, before me,   stood
confessed-THE madman—violent   and
frantic in his gestures, haranguing trie,
in my own person, on the immense and
incalculable wealth that would reward
the projector; and had I  not risen  to
go, he would   probably have continued
in the same strain for the remainder of
the day!    I had proposed  calling that
evenittg on Lady Anne—but I gave up
the idea.      The image  of her insane
husband wou d be too fresh in iny mind.
I felt I could not bear to  see her, and
'hinh of him.    Whit a lot was mine —
thus   alteinative   visits   between  the
diseased in mind; And the diseased in
■He   fnia
My heart misgives me, however, thtyt
the reader will complain of  being detain.*! so long amongst these  scene* of
em.,,.,„,,,,in,   misery—1   would  I had
ifihtlorent   eUfcracier  to  pre-
■lim! Let-toe therefore draw my
»ive to a close, hy  transcrib
extracts from the later en-
iy journal,
it}K  Jhstemtee- *,  M—rytklm
[ey appointed for the trial  of
rtent   cause   which   was   to
i- proprietorship   of the   title
' possessiens of Sir Henry Harleigh.
ich interest   waa excited, and  the
court crowded at an early hour.    Four
of the most   distinguished  counsel at
the bar had  taken   their   seats, each
with his ponderous load of papers and
liooks before him, in   the   interest   of
Sir Henry, and three in that of his opponent.        A   special jury was sworn;
the judge took his seat; the  cause was
called on; the witnesses were summoned.    The plautifi's junior  counsel  rose
to open   the   pleadings—after having
paused for some time for the arrival of
hia   client's attorney,  who,   while  he
was speaking, at  length mode his appearance, excessively pale an i agitated,
Bnd hurriedly Whispered to his leading
counsel.    The plantiff had been  found
dead in his bed that   morning -having
been carried thither in a state of brutat
intoxication the preceding night, from
a tavern-dinner with his attorney   and
witnesses.    He died single, and  there
of   course   was   an   end of the whole
matter that  had  been  attended   with
such direful conseqt'-r.ees to Sir Henry
and his lady.    But of what avail is the
now established security of   his   title,
rank,, and   fortune   to  their unhappy
owner?—an   outcast    from   society —
from   home —from   family—from   the
wife of his bosom —even from himself?
What signifies the splendid intelligence
to Lady  Anne—perishing  under the
pressure of her misfortunes?       Will it
n >t   a   thousand-fold    aggravate   the
agonies she is enduring?
_   It has been thought   proper   to   intrust to me the difficult   task   of   communicating the news to both parties, if
1 think it advisable tbat it   should    be
done, at all.    What am I to do?—What
may be the consequence of the  secret's
slipping out suddenly from any of those
around Lady Annul About the baronet
I   had   a little   apprehension;   I felt
satisfied that he could not comprehend
it—that whether he bud    lost or   won
the suit was a matter of equal   moment
to himl
As I bad a patient to visit this
morning, whose residence wus near
Soinerfie'd, I determined to take that
opportunity of trying the effect of the
t,l igbttoc on Sir Henry. It was
about two o'clock when I called, and
found him sitting by the fin;, reading
one of Shakespeare's plays. I gradually |...| his thoughts into a suitable
train, and then told liim briefly and
pointedly, and accurately, bis own his
tory, up to tho latest incid-nt nf ull —
but as of a third person, and that a
iiobleiiriii. He listened to the whole
with profound interest.
"God bless me!" he exclaimed, with
a thoughtful air, us I concluded—"I
surely mu -t havt either heard or read
of this story liefore !—Vou don't mean
to suy that this is fact? —That it has
hn; polled lately?''
"Indeed I do, Sir Henry,'' I replied,
looking al him earnestly.
"And are the parties living?—Lord
and  Lady—?"
"Itoth of  them—at   this moment
and not ten miles from   whore   we  are
now sitting!"
"Indeed!' he replied, musingly—
"that's unfortunate!''
"Unfortunate, Sir Henry?" I echoed
with astonishment.
"Very—for mv purpose. What do
you suppose 1 have been thinking of all
this while?' he replied wiih a smile.
What a subject it would be for a tragedy!—But, of course, since the parties
are living, it would never do! - Still, I
cannot help thinking that something
might be made of it! One might disguise and alter the facts."
' Tt is a tragedy of very real life!" 1
exclaimed, with a deep sigh.
"Ind'ed, it is!" he replied, echoing
my sigh—"it shows that the fact ofien
transcends all fiction— does it not?
Now, if this had been n plot of a tale or
novel, people would have said—'how
improbable! how unnatural!"
"Ay, indeed they would. Sir Henry,"
said I, unable to keep the tears from
my eyes.
" 'lit affecting," he replied, his eyes
glistening with emotion, adding after
a moment's pause, in a somewhat
tremulous tone—"Now which of the
two do you most pity, doctor, Lord or
Lady Mary—?"
"Both.    1 scarce know which most."
"How did they boar the news, by the
way, do you know?"  he incruired, with
a sudden interest.
"I believe Lady Mary—is in too dangerous circumstances to be told of it.
They say she is dying."
"Poor creature! what a melancholy
fate! Aud she is young and beautiful,
you sop?"
9. B, BRANT, Proprietor.
Just Received !
rPHK 0_._T__R8.GNEi. rt_.paet.ully j„.
* forma tbs citir-eiu of Port Moody and
vicinity thi-, b< bu jtut r*.slv_d a Urge
»„'! varied KMortraait of --nrrmhls
geoc erie's,
Boots and Shoe.*.
Ready-made Sk hnr
Hftving bought the shove
■   I am prepared to oell
Vegetables anil Mte
Contractor &  Builder.
ESTIMATES by Mr il, or othcrwiie, turn-
ialred on the shortest netice.
'!*t-lili.liui.u.. in now supplyiiij: in.iiiy
customers in the city with a lir*t-.!tu>-
••uslitj of
Lager Beer,
Which he furnishes in Kegs and Buttles at
Victoria prices.
Tho   Beer will be left at the houses of -r
patrons free of charge.
Orders left with COON, THE DRl'Gl.IST
will be attended to at the aame rates,
Try the "Mainland"' Cigar,
The Best
MADI. or
Tobacco.  '
rnoraiEToR of
The  Mainland Factory,
OolttnfUi Str«et  New Westminster,
Employ! only whit- labor, nn.l having re.
ceii'eil every ciicourai.eni.-iit. sine. Opening
Iris factory, bega ■ oontinuanea of the public
New Barber Shop.
l'i -rr Barbei on tbe Mainland,
and begs to Inform Ihe publli that ho
Iiuh estiiblislrc.l his (hop Km Doob id
•nn: PwiOmcE. ■ riii.-l.H-tii.n goaran.
teed. je(j
One   Summer"
Wil.I) KIKE.
'rills  VOLUME  Is   POUNDED  ON1
■ fsctH louii.Tning an inland village of
this Provinru anrl its unique iuliahitants.
The work lias all tlio fascination of fktiou.
Don't rest till you read it.
THE UNDERSIGNED, successor to the
late W. C. White, is now thoroughly
established at the Terminus, and, having devoted bis life to his trade, is prepared td
supply the public with the best work in hi.
line to bo had in the province.
Firsl-chiss WdrtiUiiisYit fiaranteed
EAGt__ CtocK S.3>*, Coi.tMriA St., Ki Wj' mem
Cbe flort 5llnobij ©jjtttf.
i 2i;
At the Agricultural Dinner on Friday nij'ht last week, the lion. John
Kibsou was denounced by his colleague,
M.*. Jas. Orr, M.P.P., who informed
the audience that tbe Provincial Secretary had not discharged his duty. This
announcement was received with a
Htorni of applause by the assembled
guests - nearly all farmers who reside
in New Westminster district Not one
vontured to say a word iu defence of
tin-('mil Harbor land-grabber. Straws
show the way the wind blows, and thia
little incident proves that one selfish
politician is—played out.
On Tuesday His Excellency the
Uoverhor General arrived here and received two deputations of citisens; they
bresented him with the addresses published ou another page, and he was
well pleased by the enthusiastic display of loyalty to Her Majesty. He
will visit us again on bis way to the
east, and, all our .people will meetyhim
at the terminus and wish him God
A correspondent who writes from
Lytton, says: "The farmers all over the
upper country are alarmed by the high
rates charged on the railroad for
freight; and the majority have decided
to do no threshing this fall; but the
minority have resolved to build a large
storehouse at Yale, and to take their
wheat over the old road on sleighs to
that point, and from thence old Father
Fraser will take it to maiket. The
r-now road and the river will be the
rivals of steam.
Mr. Allison, a gold commissioner of
Similkameen, is in Victoria, and Bays:
"The mines are rich, but it is too late
for adventurers without money to go
there this fall. He is confident that
next year will witness a mining boom
not less exciting and important than
that which was witnessed in the famous palmy days of Carib"». He describes the district as "an Eldorado
that will yield fortunes for a few and
disappointments for many."
The dangerous bar near Ladner's
Landing in tho Fraser will be removed
by the dredger. It is rumored that
this work will be executed without
delay, but an improvement in the approach to the Royal City will not be
executed with despatch by the officials
who reside at Victoria. Every one of
them believes New Westminster to be
ft rival that deserves to perish. And
it may perish if the citizens continue
to sleep with their eyes open.
The scene at Yale on Saturday last
beggars description. A thousand
white men lately employed on the railroad rushed out of the cars and into
the saloons. In two hours the streets
were full of lunatics; they roared and
Wived and; attempted to force their
way into private houses. Twelve liun-
di'nl Chinese arrived by the same train
and went into the woods and cocked
their rice. It is amusing to see the
difference between Pagans and Christians.
With surprise we learn that "work
on the island railway progresses rapidly." But when the road shall have
linen completed, what will they do with
It ? It will not be used to carry coal,
and there is nothing more on the island
that may be exported. An excursion
train every Sunday from Victoria to
Nanaimo will be very interesting, but
the millions taken from the public
purse to provido this luxury for the
citizens of the Capital are not evidence
of wisdom or prudence The- island
railroad is a huge illustration of the
knavery that is practised by "statesmen" ou this continent.
The people of Seattle are divided in
lo two parties. The working men
have warned tho Chinese to leave the
rity on or Wore tho 1st pro*..; but the
defenders of law and order say "there
shell bu no violence," and have been
sworn in as special constables, and are
ready to keep tho peace with arms in
their hands. As Sir Lucius O'Triggor
says—it is a very pretty quarrel as it
Attacked by the whites at Green
river, in Wyoming Territory, early in
nVptember, tin, Chines,, set fire to their
houses and fled. They returned on
Tuesday last and commenced to work
us miners in the ruins. In a few hours
one of them panned out 16000, and
several others picked up the coined
nuggets they had concealed. These
facts are verified on oath by the Rev.
Mr. Therloway, the Congregational
minister. The presence of mind displayed on this occasion was very useful
to the Pagans in a Christian land.
At Los AngeleB, on Monday, Chas.
Miles, County Recorder, was up be
fore the Grand Jury, charged with
stealing $11,842 from the' public
purse. He is a County Recorder. The
indictments were found, and he was
imprisoned; but, he gave security for
$2,000, and was released, and now he
may go with $9000 gained. Justice is
cheap enough at Los Angeles.
The New York "World" gives a pen
and ink sketch of Mr. Ferdinand Ward
in jail. He looks liko an aristocratic
thief seated at his piano. His suite of
rooms arc splendid, and be pays for
them. A rich man in jail may have
anything he wants in this free coun
try. Men less guilty under the same
roof are half-starved and treated like
dogs, while he drinks his Rhenish wine
and smokes the best HavannahB." A
free country is a fine thing for a rich
man.    And to be- sure everyone knows
Colonna (the latter nee Miss Eva Mac-
kay) arrived in Paris on Monday on a
visit to her aunt. The dinner given
by Mrs. Mackay astonished the old
nobility.      Tbe table was transformed
for its help to a greater power in ravaging and desolating the homes of a
people with which it has no quarrel,
p-rhaps not even a grudge;   it may be,
into a bed of roses, with just margin Jon the part of tbe great powers,
enough left for the plates and glasses.
The flowers were all half-blown, and
of a delicate pink. Light was supplied
by wax candles, and each of them
seemed to glow from the heart of a
rose." Republican simplicity is very
interesting, In this free country we
have slaves and kings, but they art-
called by o'her namew.
The "Oregonian," referring to the
proceedings at Seattle, says: "Tliow
who warned the Chinese to leave and
threatened them with butchery if they
did not, are men of no note or character. It is said that the Mayor of
Tacoma presided. It Is a shame to
Tacoma that she should have chos-n
such a man to be her Mayor. Suppose
theso Chinese do not go; will this Mayor
of Tacoma and his fellow ruffians
carry out their implied threat of
Wholesale butchery f The responsible
citizens of Seattle and Tacoma owe it
to themselves and to their cities to
call counter meetings at once and con
demn their ruffianly conduct with its
suggestions bf violence and Borror. f?
The responsible citizens have taken
the hint, and the result is, they are ih
arms and ready to defend the Chinese.
John Wilmot was married to Nancy
Charlton, at Portland, on Monday.
John resides in Clarke County, Washington Territory, and is 75 years old.
Nancy is a Portland belle, aged 65.
John is a brave old man, and Nancy a
blushing bride. Happy, happy, happy
pair. None but the brave deserveB the
The Conservatives have resolved to
dissolve Parliament on the 7th Decern
ber. Great preparations are being made
by both parties, and the general impression is, that a vast majority of the newly
enfranchised millions of Great Britain
will give their votes to the Conservatives
The workingmen of England are proud
of her supremacy, and believe ihat il
cannot be maintained by the peace at-
any-price policy. This feeling is appar
ent in every part of ihe country, and
therefore lhe resu't of the approaching
contest is not doub.ful. My Lord of
Salisbury is lhe coming man, and in the
spring of next year he will marshall the
might of England and be ready to take
a hand in the great game of war which is
inevitable. The extravagant demand of
Parnell in Ireland will increase the Conservative power in Great Britain, but it
is quite possible that the Irish will be
permitted to rule themselves in a local
parliament, and send representatives to
lhe Imperial Parliament. The Irish in
Ireland are proud of the Empire, and if
the land question were finally settled,
ihey would be as loyal as the Scotch.
A special correspondent of ihe Lor.
don Times, writing from Berlin on the 6
inst, says: "I'nnce Bismarck has this
day written a friendly letter to the Pope,
thanking him in the name ol Germany
for the interest his Holiness has taken in
settling the dispute with Spain The
agreement will be officially announced
in a day or two.
The "Mark Lane Express." in a review of the British grain trade, says:
heavy gales of wind have prevailed
with rain in the sou h of England, and
snow in the north of Scotland, and consequently a material ponion of the har
ves! remains outstanding."
Hy relegram to London, dated Constantinople, Oct. 5th, we learn that great
activity prevails at the I uikish war
office; that troops are rapidly arriving
and quickly despatched to Tripoli and
A despatch to the "Daily News" says
eight thousand Russians have crossed
the Danube into Bulgaria, and have
reached Koumania by special train ai
n _fht." The eagles aregathcring round
the sick man, and he is doomed.
Mr. Chamberlain, at Glasgow, last
week, pulled in his tadical horns and
proved himself to be a master of the an
ihat enables a man to sway the multitude. He described the toilsome life of
a poor man, and then sa d, ■ there is
something rotien in the system that
leaves a man like this nothing in view
at the close of life but the poor house."
Afler describing the Conservatives is
oppressors of the poor, he appealed to
the audience for support, and quoted
0, let us not like snarlln' tykes.
In wranglin' be divided;
'Till slap comes in an unco' loon,
And wi' a rung decide it.
H e was loudly applauded, fle proved
very clearly lhat he knows something
of human nature, and the art of apply
ing soft-solder; he also proved that the
radical or communis ic party in England is very insignificant.
The Earl of Devon has invited his
Irish tenants to take advantage of the
Land Purchase Act and become absolute owners in fee of their holdings,
and the tenants in reply say. "We pre
fer to remain as tenants to your Grace,
antl if all the landlords were like your
lordship, Ireland would be contented
and loyal.
There is a strange, but ominous,
silence prevailing throughout Europe
at this moment. It reminds one of the
dead calm that precedes the most terrible storms in the tropics Every power
has its own particular game to play, its
own particular aim to achieve: he it
the retrieval of lost territory filched
from it nt a time when it was unable
to defend itself, or when its weakness
acquirement of territory or seaports, or
a position from which it may dominate
or menace the adjoining territories or
commerce of a rival. The game, whatever its object, must I* played, but with
the smallest possible risk of loss. Thus,
each 0110 wishes the other to commence
the melee, hoping he can strike when
tho antagonist he chooses is at a disadvantage. Them appears to lie some
agreement c ircted with the Kaiser-
bund, that ('ermany and Austria are to
hold aloof, while Kussiu, by means of
her Bulgarian allies, is to open the way
to Constantinople. What the recompense to Germany and Austria is to be,
is very difficult to say, and we feel
sorely puzzled to comprehend the problem. There cannot be the shadow- of a
doubt that if Russia secures Oonstanti
nople, she Imcomes the arbiter of Europe Germany ana* Austria ar(B p-H'
fectly aware of that fact, but they may
have some understanding in relation to
other provinces of Turkey, and the absorption of Albania, Macedonia, or
even Roumania and Servia, although
these last are highly improbable. As
to Bosnia and the Herzegovina, they
virtually belong to Austria, notwith
standing the pretended protectorate
only; so that their annexation would
be no bribe to Austria. Still the capture of Gonsantinople by the Russians,
whatever may be the bargain, would
destroy tho influence of Germany and
Austria combined, and would, in the
words of Napoleon the Great, muko the
world Cossack. Now, this is simply
out of the question, so that we must
try to solve the riddle in some other
way. May it not be that Bismarck is
trying to force the hands of Russia
and France, and luring them on to their
destruction 1 This is possible, because
they would in this way be compelled to
declare themselves, and he could by
this means attack them as it suited his
convenience, If there is any secret
alliance between these two powers, they
would require to play their respective
parts, and the forces of the two German
powers could then be directed in
the way best calculated to strike at the
weakest points. We note that a strong
British fleet has been ordered to the
Mediterranean, whether as a precautionary measure, or to watch the course
of events and lie ready to enter the
Dardanelles, if required, is a matter
that will be better understood by-
andbye. What part of the play
England will perforin is yet uncertain; but that there is some under
standing with Germany and Austria,
we have no reason to doubt. A
strong fleet of French won vessels have
proceeded to the Mediterranean, osten
sibly to perform some evolutionary ex
ercises; but they may be found acting
in a more serious business, when least
expected. It would not be surprising
to find the Italian fleet had been got
ready to exercise also, and their evolutions might bring them near the Eng
lish vessels. There are at present som
disturbances on the Island of Crete:
they might look in there to protect
Italian subjeots. The Russian fleet is at
this moment concentrating at Sebastc-
pol, and all tbo approaches tn that great
fortress are being fortified with the
most feverish haste. Why such precautions are being adopted, when Russia is at Peace with all the world, it
is hard to say; but such is the fact. At
Batouin, war material is Ik.ing accuinu
luted in vast quantities, although there
is no apparent cause for it. Koumania
is beginning to quake. She has some
sense of impending danger, and appeals
to the powers to allow her to remain
neutral; but this, it is quite evident, is
out of the question. In the event of
hostilities, she will be used as Russia
thinks fit, and her people will be forced
into the Russian ranks. Some day,
Roumania will be a great battlefield
and she will be torn and desolated be
cause she hupp ns to be placed between
the great contending powers. Bulga
ria will suffer in the same way, but
she has by her r.cent action, deprived
her-elf of any sympathy. Mr. Gladstone will never be able to make any
more capital out of Bulgarinn atrocities. There is perhaps no part, of the
world of vhich tbe map will undergo
so great a transformation as amongst
these Balkan States, when the coming
struggle is over, and it will require
very clever nianeeVering on the part of
these little States to preserve their
autonomy: it will depend on whether
or not they c.st in their lot with the
winning side
that Liberty loves to live in a republic _
,    ""*"-* "J ,,       , __ 1 _ j  aa'T poverty  rendered  resistance   im
where "smart men" are legislators and f       ,*7      ' ,     ,
l-ankers.      Oh I yes; liberty loves good P08Slble; or it may be the desire to ob-
seciety and the almighty dollar. j *»in  a portion of a. neighbor's lands,
The Prince and  Princess di Galatio which it hope* to receive am a  reward
Many forget that the hair and scalp
need cleansing on well as the bands and
feet. Extensive use of Ayers Hair
Vigor lias proven that it is the best
cleansing agent for the hair—tbat it pre
vents as well ns removes dandruff, cools
and soni'.he*. the scalp, and stimulates
the hair to renewed growth and beauty.
It is very unfortunate that many
people are unable to distinguish be
tween political antagonism and personal
animosity. The individual, with the
true politician, is entirely lost sight of;
he looks only at the public acts and
manners of the man who has the temerity to assume the power, knowledge,
and ability of a legislator. It is needless to say that men mistake their
missions: a man who would make a
very good baker or dealer in peanuts
ii carried away by his vanity to offer
himself for public honors, and by sheer
impudence, a voluble tongue, and the
fact that he is free from scruples of
conscience—hence, a useful tool in ihe
hands of schemers—is thrust into a
position for which be is wholly unfit;
therefore, a misfortune for the commonwealth. The real duty of a journalist
uMo expose such men, to hold them up
toaAAm public scorn and contempt in
oCT' that they may lie cast aside to
rpalcii.roonn.for bettor men,- {luring their
tenure of office they not only disgrace
and degrade the public service, but
they retard the progress of the country;
by their corruption the people's property is wasted, the country impoverished, and excessive taxation becomes
necessary. Industry is clogged and
withers away under the influence of
maladministration, and opportunities
for the general welfare are lost,liecause,
in the absence of confidence in a government, capital is driven away to seek
safer and more stable institutions, in
countries whore the people insist upon
honest and patriotic administration.
Men who vote for and support political
adventurers are traitors to their country; they seek only their own paltry
gains, no matter in what form, quite re
gardless of the injury being done to their
fellow 8ubjects,and look upon patriotism
and honesty as mere by-words. There
are some people of small minds in this
Province, who believe that we are
moved by personal spite or malice, in
the exposure of the person we are in
the habit of calling honest John. Such
people arrive at their conclusions, because they are themselves spiteful and
malicious; or because they are ignorant
and do not comprehend the mischief
inflicted on the country by the contin
uance of honest John in office; or,
from motives of self-interest, are sup
porters of honest John. Wiih such
people we have nothing in common,
and therefore wo never give them the
slightest consideration. Our occupa
tion of journalist compels ub to place
hon st John before the public in his
true colors, and this we must do without any regard to what some people
may thiuk or say. If we did otherwise
we should bo particeps criminis witb
honest John, and a base imposition and
disgrace to the honorable profession of
journalism. We would ask any right-
thinking man if he conceives the
celebrity above named, worthy of his
respect, when we know that with the
most heartless hypocrisy, he made religion subservient to politics; when he
1 urns our excellent system of free education into a political machine; when
ho teaches temperance and prohibition,
vying with the most reputed temperance lecturers in his extravagant and
ridiculous illustrations of the horrors
of drunkenness, in one locality, and is
a party, at the same time, to drunkenness in its mest horrible phases in another? Who assists at thn passing of
bills in the Legislative Assembly to
give away our public lands to aliens;
depriving those who conn, to aid us in
the development of the country, of
homesteads, our lal-o: ._ and artisans
of employment, and our merchants of
trade! Who connives at the gift of
pqkiic property to a railway company,
liqPuse they promise to make an extension of their line by which his own
property will become valuable; and
spends the people's taxes to pay settlers
to give up their holdings, in order that
they may be handed over to the railway
company, that, by their crushing mo
nopoly, appear likely to squeeze the
life-blood out of this country! Who,
with unblushing effrontery, goes from
settlement to settlement, making statements which he knows are untrue, be
cause he thinks that, he can impose
upon ignorant but well-meaning farm
ers and settlers, who will be simple
enough to vote for this unprincipled
adventurer at the next election? It
very often happens, however, that such
a bane as honest John, creates his own
antidote. Men of his character are
rarely possessed of brains, and finding
that saying a great deal suits the popular taste, very often say too much
Honest John promised roads, schools,
bridges, and a great deal more to the
settlers, and they have heen looking
anxiously forward to the performance;
but, alas! the promises of honest John
are like employment under his government, they are "political," and only intended to Be used that way. The Gov.
ernment are at their wits' end to keep
the administrative machine going
rounrl, even in the slovenly, slip-shod
way that accords with their untutored
ideas; and the settlers must wait till
we get a new adrrrinistratian, before
they can hope for any help, or redress
for their gnevanres.
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral
Is SD anodyne expectorant, of. great curst lvr power. It leds lhe throat awl luncil.
throwing off diseased matter, and, nt the srime time, alia;n the irritation wbleh ctUMa
tbe abnormal action of these orpin.. A. I!. I'eniiii.-, Atchison. Kan. ..write.: "1 hit.
used Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, for lliroat ami Inn:; difficult ic, wiih marked Mirre-i. it
effected s completo euro st ri Ibne wlien 1 lia.l itmaat llrH.Mll III of recovery. I coo.
slder It ao luvaluablc remedy for mi disease, of IYi character."
Irs Eno, Tale. Kv., writes: ••! here u« ,1
Ayer's Cherry rector-', -1..1 Zuil llut it
the system, sllayanll tendencies tocoirjli,
promoter, natural and rt-frc-hiiirr fcl.rcp,
snd most effectually • In . * llio Qrojrett
ot scou^'hor r«>M. I would not bo «1:1;-
out it for many tlnrn |*| value." J. II.
Cashing, Browruvllle, Texan, wrllcs: " I
havo u«ed AVer's ('.-.iny TVr-tnral with
moit satisfactory rcsiil'.. It run d tim tt
a terrible rarking . <>u -It wlil.-h tho prescriptions of several | !iy«|eh,i'» f 1II-1I to
reach. It li tiro mo.t aAstlrs r imily 1
have ever used."
IM,, an! r. Curil., Itullaml. Vt., writes!
"Foryam 1 na. In a decline.    I had
:i.i I mi.:, r-.l from ttioiirhltU nnd fat-.rrl..
Kyotu < 'lirrry lYetursI restored n» to
In *..; ■!., iv.nl I he p- l.i.n, ft.fii I'-h.' nu-.*,
n>...-...rnf.v. ly . l-orou**. In cate ot a
siiil-b n raid, I thnyi resort to the Pee*.
tOfil| mul fjnil rptodj relief.*' Dr. J.
I'r-iii ]t I(rownctr.iiim]flphln, IV, write* -
"Twenty trott n^-o, being tbeu in ottht
pTMttei n. n physician, I obtained the
f.-rmu!a of AfttH Cherry IVi-toml, and
Ihavfl-oftm prmrrtbwl that mi_.Hiyu.tii
r:tK!'Ai.ri> iy
VB. J. C. AVKB & <'C, L0W*U, Mann., IJ. 8. A.
For Palo (•; i !l Pru^fUU.
A Frkscii Vabwin.—At a UU meeting
of tbe French Association at Grenoble, WU
de Mortillet read a paper on tertiary mai,
before tbe anthropological section. The
question, he aaid, waa not to know whether
man already existed in tbe tertiary epoch as
he existed at the present day. Animals
varied from one geological stratum to another, and the higher the animals the greater
waa the variation. It was to be inferred,
therefore, that man would vary more rapidly than the other mammals. The problem
was to discover in the tertiary period an ancestral form of man, a predecessor of the
man of historical" times. M. de Mortillet
affirmed that there were unquestionably in
the tertiary strata objects which implied the
existence of any intelligent being. These
objects have, in fact, been found at two different stages of the teitiary epoch—in the
lower tertiary at Thenay, and in the upper
tertiary at Otta, in Portugal, and at Puy
Courny, in Cantal. These objects proved
that at these two distant epochs there existed in Europe animals acquainted with the
use of lire and able more or less to cut stone.
During the tertiary period, then, there lived
animals less intelligent than existing apes.
M. de Mortillet gives the names of anthropi-
pitbeque, or ape man, to the species, which,
he maintains, was an ancestral form of
historic man, whose skeleton has not yet
been discovered, bnt who has made himself
known to us in the clearest manner by bis
works A number of flints were exhibited
from the strata in question which had lieen
intentionally chipped and exposed to fire.
The general opinion of the savant* assembled
at Grenoble was that there can no longer be
any doubt of the existence in the tertiary
period of an ancestral form of man.
tar For artistic monumental work apply to
George Rudge. "V;'-*>nn*i Marble Works,"
Douglas  Street* Victoria.
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In the Dominion.
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attended to at once.
by   mail    or   express
Dissolution of Partnership.
lor ft M-.-_><•(., proprietors of the hntol
known as the "Pacific House," is this day
dissolved by mutual consent, and by the re
tin-ment of Angus McLeod. All debtors
owing the late firm will please make immediate payment to John R. Taylor, who is
also solely liable for all legal demands against
the late firm to date.
john r. Taylor,
Port Moody, 8ept. 16, 1885.
(Formerly Howse, Hill k Rickman)
will resume basinets u
Sn, ueyor, Beal Egtate Broker,
•nd (iiDvcjanier,
On ud after   the 21st inst.    Office—Neit
Caledonia Hotel,
Mcwt-at Sr-tirr. Pom Moodt, B. C.
Everything used in Building;
from the roof to the sills, in
Cedar,    White   Pine,    fir    anil    ftprw.
Including KUSTH.', FLODRIN'li, SASllKSl
LATH, ko.
■  AND 	
Rough   &  Dressed   Lumber|
Of every kind.
Our Lumber is more strictly grnil».rl lh.il
any other manu.Hcnirfd in the I'rr.rin.i.l
anil consequently our customers gr't Miiterrtfl
value at ruling market prices.
I'ort Moody people will Iwnefit tli<*iimr.|v**l
by getting estimates from us before lanMir^l
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Hiliinil>i;i Sired, New fftttaiuttl
imxlious store u ith a line ■*->* k o
Staple Dry Goods!
The citizens of New Westminster ar. it.trswal
to inspect ths same, and leant for ther»nl"l
lhat with ^letter quality, they can '".'fl
economy by purchasing from me. I I"'
also, M full line of
Affording a good selection from   th« w"
The Tailoring Business
Is carried on, as usual, and a I'irtot f*|
Stage Line
Moody at 8 o'clock, a.m., and I "^
p. m.    Arrive at New Westminster *',.
o'clock, a. 111., and 2:15 o'clock, p.m.
New Westminster at 10 o'clock, a-rn-.
o'clock, p.m.     Arrive at Port Moody I
o'clock, a.m., and 6:15 o'clock, p.m.
Charges Moderate.
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*  uMilEHIMiNK, O n'lH.pl.
(t.U'l M sti*r J-M
At the *\meriean Hotel. New Wot*om\otmWe
by the Kev. Mr. (.ill <1 •■■rgu K. Kiyumud,
i-|ite«t sou of K. Peel Raymond, K»<|., oi
Sydney, N. s, \V.. to .i*iinit*. teooad
dsu^hter of John Murray, nf I'ort Moody.
Hi1   Excellency  arrived  here   by  special
halo from the ea«t ou Tuesday at  11 o olnek
:,    ., and was greet-d by a large concourse
..f citizen*, including sixty membra of the
Odd   Fellcws,   Manchester   Unity,   in   full
NgtUa.    A platform, richly carp-ted,   and
decorated  with   (lain and eve greens,   had
be. n prepared,  and   Mr. J. T. Scoti road tu
His   Excellency,   in   tbe   most   tmp.eisive
—Tmnncr, ibe foil iwing oddreea.— t
'Po the   M»*t   Hunorahle >Sir Henry Charles
Keith, Petty-Fltimauru'e, Marquis of Lam-
doiene, in the County of Some.met. Earl of
WyC unhe, of Chipping Wycotnhe in the Coun
ty of Bucks, Viscount Caine and Caln*Vme in
the County of Wilts, and  Lord Wyeaatht,
Baron nf t.'hipping Wycombe, in tht OowUy
of Bark*, in the Peertge of tht a Britain;
Kir-  of Kerry ani   Earl   cf Sh'lbourne,
i'ittcovnt   Clanmattrice    und   Fitzmaui int,
Boron of K--rry, Liznatn, and Dnnkerron,
in the Peerage nf Ireland, (lo»emor-ti*H< rat
of Canada and Vice-Admiral of the name:—
May it Plkahk Yocr Kxckllkngy:
As loyal aud loving subjects of Hat M ijes-
ty, th'i people of Port Mo -dy respectfully
approach Your Excellency ou this the ore*-
a on of Your Excellency's first vis^t to Krit*
ith Columbia, to express our devotion and
loyalty t'» her Majesty's Crown and Government, and our hourly w<Icome feu Your Excellency as the Representative of our moat
gracious Queen, and the head nf the Ekccu-
tive of the Dominion. Iu common with our
brethren ot Eastern Canada, We anticipate
on increased development of our wealth from
the couuec ion so*41 t<i he made between the
Atlantic mid Pacific seaboards of the Dnmin-
ion, tlie mother country, and t ie Orient.
Its isolated pofttttD up to tin* present has
greatly retarded the material prosper ty of
this ou lyin.,' portion of II r Majesty's do
muii >ns. uud Your Kx'-ell-u.y uill not hare
l,i .•! to observe that many of British Oo
luiub a's great c i labnil lea lie dormant foi
want of population and eapital; but this,
we tiust, under the fostering care of your
government, will s >on become a thin- of the
ii.-1. Our m-iguificeiit forests and exhaust
l.-n-i fisheries, our boUndllM mineral wealth,
and our glorious natural ac inery and pecrlu»s
cliiui'e. Mill attrat t h tli poimlation und
capital, und give our cunmercial interests an
Ittpetui th.ir shall |)lii..: ■ this Provinoe iu the
• w * ii" I i nn ". among the in my that makeup
oar wi ie  I) -minion.
Wt; trust that Your Excellency's sojourn
sin digit us nay be productive of pleasure
fri Your Excellency, and may result in butty benelit to the Province, by drawing
■-.user th bonds thnt unite us to the Dominion and (be Empire, und that Your Excellency m <y oar ry with you on your eastern
j urnoy ide isiug ree dlsotione of your stay
ii 'Ins ibe western Province of tho D-jmiu-
In reply, His Excellency said:—"I am
Mgbly pleas-d ti meet the people of Port
Uoily, an I 1 thank them lor the a I draw,
and for tbi leutLtttnte of loyalty and de.o
tiou to her Majesty's Crown and Govern
ment Tuil m ui ing with vou bttids th.
;■.'■■ i Pacific Oc-iin 1 shall hold in lasting
ri-ui uibr nice. I oongratttUte you on the
ne ir completion of the Canadian Paiili ■
KjI,t-av, whieh will unite with iron bands
11 i ifb Columbia with her Bister Province*),
snd ii ■ ;».'-.In ■ iv-* of great mutual benefits.
I u.'-gt/.ed with ra ituru and delight on
thn m*tgiiilic>mt scenery nf your country,
and 1 trust thut the opening of the great
continental railway will be the means ol
bringing a \a t population as Mttlort, un I
tii nisaii It of tourists to enjoy the pleasure
ot gazing on the mi ehle-ta scenery of your
liiglily-tavoied Province."
B, J. Wade,   Grand   Master of   the  Od I
Fellows,   Manchester   I'inly,   then  ste|>p d
forward, and in behalf of the  Sotie y,   pre-
Rented the following address:—
To His Kxceltency the Atarqolt of Loaadowte,
Earl of Ki'rrit, Knight vrand Oram of the
mint diHtintjiiixhfl Ordt r nf St.  Mirhwl and
St,George, nodttoi'eriior-tJcneratof'Canada:
M\v ir Pj.kahs Yoik Bx(/klXlMOYl -
We, the olticerx au I uumilierBof the Cana-
'I ni Order of Odd IMh»WA, Mnuche*-ter
Unity, a* ciiisenf of Put Moody and the
«mrounding couotrv, approuch Your Excel-
luiicy with feelmgs of loyalty and love, and
we bag to tender you, ai th*■ represt-ututi..
of onr gracious i,' m-n, .. he* ty w lu mi* to
tho terminus .t nur ureal railroad. It will
unit the eastern mid Hcst-ru Provinces of
'ii ■ I'.-iinon-ii nnd render in re intiiuite I be
coiincxtoii of tin-C-tiiudiau |*eoph*. And we
trust it wilt Meure for ns the pleasure ol
k'M-fj you bert* again.
As chips ot the old block; aa children of
Ui« Coiled Kingdom of liie.it Britain and
"nluutl, Wt atsurn you of our loyalty and
lovo| «ud we hope you may continue to rep-
resent worthily our gracious Queen.
His Exc dteacy replied in a most happy
v.'.imer. thanking Mr. Wade and the so
ciety he represented, for thu hearty welcome
tendered to him, ss tho representitive ->f
Her Maje ty, and for the sentiments of love
and loyalty expressed in the address. It
had been his fortune on several former oc
casiona whilst in the Dominion of Canada, to
hsve been favored with addresses of welcome
from the Society of Oddfellows, and it did
him much pleasure to m-et them at this
time as loyal suejects of Her Majesty in the
Western Province of British Columbia,
which is on the eve of being united by the
'"anadian Pacific Railway with her sister
Provinces of the Dominion, the event of
w'iich will be most sure to cement more
closely the tie that binds one to another the
whole people of Canada.
Ball at the Kloin.—An impromptu ball
Was given at the Elgin H<ms>-, by prominent
citizens Tuesda.y evening in honor of Mr. M.
*« Haney. the General Superintendent and
Manager of the Western Division of the C.
«'• K. There were present aliout 40 couple,
who heartily participate I in the mazes of the
d'ineo, for which excellent music was furnished by an orchestra comprised of Messrs.
Darey, Walsh and Gibbous. Much credit
ii due Col. Scott for the efficient service he
ren.k-red as chief manager of the occasion.
At the cl se of thu supper, which by-the-
way, was superb, highly complimentary
toasts were offered Mr. Haney, to which he
responded in h happy address. Takin* all
oi all, the affair was considered a grand
Laat Sabbath wu a beautiful day.
Bernce* were held as usual at the school
holding. Several of our friends were here
from the Royal City to take recreation hoat-
^g. 4c. Sam'l Conners to.-k several of our
P^Me to New WesUm'mter on an extra
«*«ge beaded by a pair of his beat stetda
Tie railway employees on the Onderdonk
contract who mere recently discharged, were
"Hptidoffon Woonotdoy.
We bad a very hard trip in getting here.
We wart tine.- days Boottag from Port
Moodt to Mr.,,,-, -u which phoi we pack, d
up and »t-rt*-p|. Tne ba -♦* did not lik- toe
looks of thin;.*., and ian.- I "..n.-," aud the
way po-s, tin em-., pkOha. sl.pn.N. snd axes
tl* *A iround, was a ten..r to tin- nit *.■■-.
Hov-cv. r, wi- fc ji.ii kt-il .-ind moth
with h.-tter succe«, getting about fewolvi
mils (|m flrsl day.
M Hsni LohOUOi lioO, Wrbster, Au-'i:..
Jas,  MiiM-riy and tin*   WtiUtr,   OOntpOOtd   our
potty, \\'v bad ■+■*'»* i w . otfjot* ta era mm
tho II..p.* Ifoaotaio, an I  wa  had bol    aa
di '■ oi bl i r. the -ipj. fr ll . ..- h.,.     w,
■mum,I ut Oraattfl Cu-.-k M the lltliot
i v, iV mon m m-1 wai from Port
Moody oi \r.t. U .iioiu-l.i, haw li'' Ms
Kelly and MeK-th 'he iimt night on urnvtl.
'MiH enek is ull cl-uined from lhe on.nth t .
tho forks, a distance of frmr nnlri. OOOM
eluims are paying voiy well, bnt high wut<r
earned away wm,. dums, after which tht
miners he!.! a mooting nnd deeided to lay
tho toooh atot tot oho looaoB, a, utUJooo
liith of next yexr.
Th.-n- was a reyul ir st.tiniede for a now
ere k shout 14 MiIm fro o hen-, • en days
after we arrived heic. Murray and Woo*
ster got tban amongst the first, and t k.-.|
>ut gf .uud  f..r   the   live of  us.      The  way
that uieii wort riding ami runalng aaoa
siybt tt) nee. Tun Pogoe trareUdall nlghl
with a fire brand in his hind, and got tlnie
theifxt morning. The must of them cam-
back in a tew fl >ys. The ground tbere is
d ep to b-'dnj.-K and h ir I to Brofpoot,
There are mily two ptitle*- there n.w, and
they intend to sec the bottom liefore they
leave. The Blndlkamten river was awry
hi^h when we crossed. Proridoni ur-* very
S'-ai*'-". There has been no bacon, butt- r or
sugar in ramp for two w.-eks. licef is ten
eeuts pat ponud, and biipplv not regal \r,
Pour UoODT.
There is a great deal of dissatisfaction iu
this city on ueouttt of the estraordioary
course pursued by his excellency the ■_*.■■■ -rn
or-gonttal in pfiwing by our very door without ealling. I'lie people of the fcoyal ('ity
are not by any meant thin -skinned, hut tlu-y
cannot help regarding his excellency's action
as a wlight, however otherwise it may have
been intended. His excellency would haw
met with a most hearty iraloonu if he had
seen lit to visit this city in the natuial way,
but if he should even now return to Ml Ol
we wet it ia i'l the recaption w.ll I- ■ very mu .h
lacking in enthusiasm.—Colombian,
Mlt.   Kl*lTUK, AM) I'.VKl'.VimhV   Kl.-iK: —
Hold your breath. Here is a pretty pieee
of busi atel Lot us try to rollout upon what
we mu b consider. A great practical philosopher-one Sir John ralstaff. to wil -onoi
profoundly gave utterance thai:— "Then il
nothing bnt roguery to he found in villainous
man." And, according to the "( olniuhiau"
uew-jiaper   of the   7th   inst.,   here   is   proof
oositivc of the KallitaHim ethical theory,
Now, who. looking without prejudice ii tni
man. would even think that the M,u«|Ui ot
Lanedowm was such a villain as, aooording
to tht "Columbian." it see uis thtt he is. The
"Columbian' painfully learni that Mis Be-
celiency, representing Her Majesty foi the
nonce, iu making an excursion throngh tins
Province, has—thu wretch! not ptined
through a place called Nkw Wmtmin.^i i i:;
and, in consequence, the "Columbian11 in
elfect threatens "battle, and murder, and
sudden death" tothe unfortunate Marquis, it
he ever dam, by any miaobaoooi to poki his
viceregal nose New VVustniinsterwaidt again.
Bless us! May the Most Noble M.lmjui
never run the risk.
What has the unfortunate Vieeioy  don   !
In the course of an exourilon throug'i  li ll
ish Coin mbi.i,  he   ha*;—in idvc .teniU',   per*
hvps—passed by a plaoi  called   New Weil
minster.   Thii Province is a large country,
and life ii abort, and  tbe  viceroy*! term of
Lord Laiii'lowuc only extendi over
year*,   and   there  arc   m.inv  other obtCUre
S(K»ts winch   His   BxOoUeOCy might   iind   it -;t
great bore to visit, if not a difficulty to findj
therefore, why aliould New Weittnin te
pipe its little eye I.cmu io tin Kiipri■-«-n! itlvi
of Her Majesty did not smile upon it in
pa wing 7   Oh, go 'way !
1 believe it is said that {Englishmen are
a little loose on the subject of geography
I rappoU) beoauae they havi- so much Land
they forget whore some of It is. Probably it was thus that Lord Laii-dowue forgot,
it lu- I'vcr knee.-, that there wu* auoh a place
a- New Westininster. «• en although it is
ilwayi pu'iipou-ily Btloking upon Itsell th
gr.tiiit'iis and ramningle-a title of''Royal
i ity." The citiz-iiB had better be done
with IBOfa tomfoolery|   and they   had hilti-r,
too. abandon the idea of oruebiog Her N ■■
icsty's icpr^entafiveb e nae oc ha- raitted
to hest-.w tbe momentary light oi his conn
t.nauce upon New Weatminater,
|i is ao.usiu.., too, thia threat of tho "Columbian " As we are all paid off on tin-
railway, and  have nothing to  da just now. I
feel grate'nl that the "Colombian" has
given u< noun thing tn laugh at.
Port Moo |y, o. i  7, 1-.^.;. Navvy,
It Is now but one year ifnea the first sot*
tiers   hen- omnmrased t> mtdtt tlnir Ira
pro* entente daring woloh short spooe <>t
lime many really good hou- i hi
ereated, and >tiii building U going forward.
This location is one nf tlie be«t in the
country f ,r a \ ill ige, at least on tho s mth
«ido ol the Fraser liver. \\ •• Oft o'\ • n
milessmrh of Wsinn.-k fttfttfon on C. 1'. K .
and nine mllai n-utii oi Lyndeu, W. T. The
settl»rs in \V. T. sav that the Oitrernmeal
of B. C. will not yrant a charter for a r *«d
to connect thorn with the C P. H.; so thoy
have to get along by uomi moans or other,
and this is the only road on the south side
of the river which will give them olooi 000*
nection with the cast. We fail to see why
Wu sliould be deprived of such reasonable
claims.      Our mails arrive and depart every
The public meeting held here on the 29th
ult. to eaaaidar the reaaatioa of tha Qatar*.
uor-Oeuer-il, haa baim made the subject of
adwrse criticism in last Satuiday'a Coluut-
Waa, by a eorre*|j'.iident over the son d»
t "Anti Humbug."
The public would be led tbt-n-by to infer
that Poit Mood, i- own.d and epofBfc \
r-gtiill.»s ol    the   ni-ii   oi    int   i. -t   o|    th
paopK by i riag, ntheialee haaera m the
•■pii-gn-h. L«a|
Tin*. •■>•!■, i h ioii.I. nt loeln tu place the gen-
(i I |."-iii_'   il .*   I',..
o  ua*a*ubl    Ii^itt,   hy  !
tho aaa uraatablaimBfoeol m that tht reeep
i '• aamittM appidated t-< t..k«* i
tho   '••»■.. iu n  '" a  ral's   \t-it   aihltraiily h*.
-.initcl the js.w. i 11 act for aad In behalf <.f
the p■■■.pi- ■ r, t.. .-inpin*, "j| «i Hambog'i
'vii t » rda, r n "eolf elenliiil i maitCM
men;" while tbe "hole tmoi ol the matter is,
as fair and full aa eawaanoo <d the wish oi
th-* poofdi wai lougbi aii'i obtaiaad in th-
■'.pii'ii t thi ' a ptioii --ounuittee as it
was poeelhle to t-rocure.
In th.- aheaaee ..i a rninii ipal MaaeO,
whoei hiisineel it would have baao, hadmieh
body existed, to have taken the initiatory
■top in tins matter,   as   well   as   ull   matters
pertaining t<- tne welfare ol the i Minaaitv,
the Pnyawl*eagnO| a bmiy tototoi of the
prio. ipal re|-resc[ittitive ntWO of the pl,u e
tor the avowed purpoHo of acting in lieu of a
noo exi-ting cmpi.rate Ijo.ly, e.tiled * ntOOl
ing   t-»   discuss   the Hiibje-.-t of  receiving the
More Scared than H^rt. — One of onr
law abiding citizens iu returning from a
midnight stroll recently for the benefit of
his health, was persuaded to perceptibly increase the dexterity of his footsteps by the
report of a pistdshot, and the unwelcome
whiz of the ball within a few feet of his left
Down From the Front.—Mr. A. Oudcr-
donk's Railway contract Iming ready f >r inspection and the great bulk of hi? employee
discharged, large numbers are constantly
arriving from the front, and we consequently
meet with many familiar faces in our
rambles about the terminus.
A man was reported to have been found
lying d— d— on tho railway track last
Saturday night near the Queen 8. crossing,
and was rescued from hia perilous berth by
a good Samaritan.
Mr. Onderdonk is having his surplus
railway tie* that are scattered along the
line, gathered up ami neatly piled at the
0. P. R. wharf.
Dr. M. Heslop was over from the Royal
City this week on busiuees, and we are glad
to learn that be is doing well.
I in* .rnor-Oeiieral m u beoomfau
his expected arrival in Part MH' An
eepneei a of i praferaaoe for c i tain gentle
men to act on the committee wss arrive<l at.
au I it was daeMed to cull a public meeting
to obtain as approval or disapproval of the
ai tion ot the I. :i_ ie, the v- cult of which
was the unanimous acleciiou of tin- WM
^entlamea on the rtoopttofl oemtmttei who
Gad beeu named Uy the Le.i_.ue. Our readers mart therefore plainly -ee that Anti
Humbug1! insinoatiooa ure, if not utterly
iiii'ali.rl fn, at tbe very hat, unkind; and
■0 far us the charge of having to l.o abroad
for talent to present the address is oonoerood,
that is equally nnnaaaaaiyt Ur. \V. N.
Hole, the only gentleman oo thi eomtnittue
who is not maotual reaideutof Port Moody,
is in tin- fullest «enie Identiflrd with the in-
temte of th-place (aside from bil brilliant
talent)) and his many friends here wire aux
Ions to ebow him the courtesy they did by
pill Ing him 00 the committee.
Tbe objection! raised by "Anti Humbug"
ate s. utterly gTOUndleee, and when ana-
Ivz'-d, are found to con ain so tittle sub-
•'iii'". We Irt Inclined to think that his
"Funny Uether" uorreepondence li aa ogra*
tffouiblondur throilghont| and in no particular more 10 than in his assumption of the
bom dt plume "Anti Humbugs*'
An AourowLSoaaD Mkmiikk
Of the BO-aalled "self-elected
com nittee iii'ii," and No
ttuntbu-i, either.
rm:   PACIFIC  tkkmincs  of the
Th- "Oregonian,"in a >hort artiole, being
oiiili I by the itatementa in the viotoru
napere, laid that tin- dtataaoe from Bnrrard
inlet to Nona!mo was only thirteen and a
half mil. s, and tliat the paMOge by a railway
f -rryboat could he made iu uu hour. It
also rated, 'hat the haibor of Beqttlmalt
« ■!•* lip tter tban tbat nf Port Moody! A correspondent replies as follows:—
Portland, Oct. 2, iss:,.
Bo. OuKimsiAN-The article in your is»ue
of to-day is calculated to mi-dead in some
Important facte, viz.: The dletance from
tiie entrance to Burrard Inlet to hTaniamo is
thirty-one  miles,   whieh   could   he  scarcely
j.ci formed in one  hour's itoa-ming.   It is
v.-ry doubtful  if the railway i-yn liirite have
ever made tht ititement that it wee their
in eutioii to ortablieh n forty t> convey
fi.nj. acroM the straits of Georgia, inasmuch us uo precedent has ever been estab-
llshed f <r » ferry for that distance- Other*
wise it would bi only reaaonoble to suppose
hit n f.-rry fpir tbe cnveyitnce of railway
traini Mroei tbe strait! nf Dover would have
beeu long since establiihod.    Moreover, it is
UOt to bo ci edited that the synd e ite would
in.-ur the expense of extending the Hue
twelve or tli' teen mil ■«. to Knglish Hay,
construct en en .. inoiis breakwater »f stone,
dl or w hich tons: be onarrivdi wharveeeev.
e;-il huii'lr d feet iu length (iron pllea or
.*•( no] ni i in fact incur an expenditure of
several millions in order to eacabUlb a ferry
lo Vane nvei 1*1.m-i. It must be borne in
mtnd that as ii   matter of   fact   no   economy
•.uml I be exponent d In traneferring cither
freight or m iienm i by ferry from thi t -r-
minn•* id the n ain line to Yam iriver Uland,
whieh can lie re.nlily demon it rated. Asmiin*
in., th it hi oct an itntnor left B><qnjmati al
the same time si the train lor N..   dmo. tin*
ocean ' mer would arrive al Bnrrard Inlet
before thi trun uonld reaofa the wni looail*
ty via Island railway and buy. tt would
appear thai Lhe in ,.lii\ posMs-iny the iiiost
uu ii al advantugei and reqoirtng thi hast
expenditure li likelj to win and hold tbe
teniiiiiiis of the Cenadiao Paotfle railroad,
Porl M »"dy has mi MVora] occasions been
offleially deelared Ihe terminal of the Gene*
din, I" niii ■ r nil a I Thr Imperial Oovern-
meui  hai approved    of  the   K-lei-tioli of   Port
Moody, and Intendi to eetabtiafa (h>vernmant
work   '    i      l'"tt kloodj haa tbe tennlaai
now. and fl will iei|iiire tin expeii-llture of
lOVei ii ml liOOl tO remove it' w Inch the *ytill  hai nol ■-'<( anl the  Dominion I km
er ut hai no "se   for,    nusinuch   ss    Port
\i ■ i    |i tiie offli Ial t. mlnai ^i Mm Uoi
eminent. It may possibly answer some un
known purpose t< keep the mutter in nub*
peneeead aheyaooe, bat Port >l-ody will
retain the tornrioni until eoaian ■ Bl accumulate!, rendering an exteaeioa iii-<''<4sary.
Thk TauRorommm.   An InaMdoM  la-
struuiciit for aeoertaintag   the dlflhaoei of
[ble and inaeeessible | nintAjii'otu tin
Obwrver and from each other Mflpbecn invented by Dr. Luigi Ccrebot-ini, a professor
of the L'niversity of Verona. This apparatus OOniiltl mainly of a pair of telescopes
mounted on a stand and fixed on a tripod for
use. The telescopes are both brought to
bear on the object, and a reading is then
taken from a graduated scale on the instrument, which compared with a nt of printed
tables gives the distance. Uy this means
the inventor obviates the necessity for the
base line, which has hitherto had to be laid
down in these operations, and he dispenses
with all trigonometrical calculations. Distances can be measured between far off objects, and by means of a sheet of paper fixed
on a drawing-board a rough plan of the
country under measurement can be sketched.
In the same way the distances of ships at
sea or of moving objects on land can be determined. The apparatus appeal's to be
well adapted for laud surveying, and partic
ularly for military purposes. In fact, it is
stated to have been already adopted in the
German army in the latter connection, and it
is about to lie tried by the authorities of our
War Department. A practical trial has
been made with this instrument on the
Thames Kmbunkment, when its varied usefulness was demonstrated.
A peculiar virtne in AyersSarsapiirilla
Uthal while it cleanses and purifies the
blood from nil corruptijna and impurities, and thereby roots out disease, it
builds np and invigorates tho whole
system and makes one yonng again.
Servia is negotiating   with   Komnelia
nnd Greece, with  the   view   of   taking
00nmon action auainst the extension of
Bulgarian dominion.      King   Milan  of
Mies Jennie Smith, of Victoria, is a guest   Servia will go t.» Nissa   Immediately   to
of ber niece, Miss Murray, of Port Moody.    . aasume the chief command of the nrrnv.
_ -1-- lien. Popovitch,the Kina'aC'tnefof Man.
Dr. Quinn, the dentist, boa been sojourn-! with 25,000 troops, ii ready to croie  ttie
Miss Eckstein left lost Monday morning
to attend the ladies' department of Columbia
College, New Westminster.
ng at tha Elgin this *eek.
(Frw oor regular conwpond ot j
WtitttsnmToo\ D. C, S-pt. 2."-, M89.
As the ttflM f*>r the -t»nenibb"g of (loogrm
approaches, tbe probable l-^islation aud the
action al the Senate on the app untments of
tiie Pre-nleut are the t pie- ol ono r nine thai
at the clubs, itlxnit HowanoMOt ro*, and tiie
places where   politi. i  oe congregate tOOWVa
news and shad<-w naming eveejte It leaeie
to Ik- the Bsad inU-nttou i>f the P |
oi.j rite "i th gaaeti iu raja ft tht nomia i
turn ..i H B Tiehenn. HUitartn M lioa,
m eaea aa H laawta ia exi ntio: -.sion, ou
tin groead that he is aol sligihti  la oOee
He Att.pM.cy -li.-iM-ral hell tint tin- tu t that
Pn-Hid. ut   Andrew   Job'* u   pOfdaaed   Mr.
loahaaa  raawvad  all pnlitaiel dleabiljt:ei
and m.idfc him  the MaM M .itt\ otli   |
lhe J;-pnbli,_in Itanaturi wih hold that the
Cmistitutiniial   Amend t  of  J.*.;;i   mo]   up
n.-w le.piireiuents for otlier bohlers. It •ail
that no -.ne who ever In Id otli. e iiud'-t the
<Confederacy, civil or military, could hold
otlipc uiipI.-i tin- Cnitu! State! '■"■-■■M.iii. nt,
nnt I his ili-uibiliti.-i. Ii.nl l-.eu r.-moved by
-p. ciil Act of Congress.
It is said that the nominatoiu of Mr.
Montgomery, the Assutant Attorn- \ li-mei-
■I oi the Inl.rior It. parttuent. will also fall
short of c 'Utiruiatiou. The chief ground of
objeetf -ii that will be ormmd ngninit bin h
thut of WeoppeaMoo tothe public schools
His attacks upon the public scho.,|
the country,   in   which   he   denounced the
teaefaen as
ugiiust him '    bi -v t ot h
ly in accord   wnh   t;,:  inaUtations ol   the
cjui try to 1   ii -"ii'l an Importeat ?K,»iUcm
■Several of        !   t&mpa torn  have
proposed spe. ,:_      \is .-.I p-ip
ul.'ir education. ,,  *      ■      sn vtttgnt
to have the whiskey tax diverted to eduat*
tional purposes. Senator lllair is the author
■d n hill eppropriating 170,000,000 to be distributed throughout toe States in the rutio
• if their illiteracy us shown hy the last emails. Senator Hour uud others are con-picu-
<'Uh advocates of Mr. Blair'i bill. Jt n laid
that those Senators will oppose theconlirma-
tion of   Mr.   Montgomery.   It is farther
urged that, while he U considered to be an
bonnet and upright man, he a I poor judge,
nid is t" a great extent at the mercy of ■■
corrupt ring in the Lund Oliice. He is today lelying upon subordinates iu the offioi
who have been conspicuonu for their connection with land-grahbiug scbeincii for a score
of yeara.
It is said that Secretary Kndicottand Oen.
Sheridan are no nearer a settlement of the
conflict of authority between them. The
reoent publication nf the letter of es-Seore-
t..ry Lincoln on this question is htat* <l t >
have been intended by Seeu-tary Bndioott
to be the nature of a general order to urmy
ollicers for their future guidance. lien
Sheridan, it is said, is determined to resist
this as far as it is in his power to do so, and
it is unite likely that tiie President will lie
called upon to settle the question. In this
event it is understood that the President
will take sides with .Secretary Kndieott.
Oen. Hose.-rans, has declined the im it -ition
of the Ohio Democrats, who wuuted him to
take part in the present campaign. As
soon as President Cleveland return. I from
lus raoattnn (Jen. Boeeorani called upon
him to ask if puhlic oflieers were allowed to
take part iu political campaign!. It
understood that President Cleveland Bet his
foot down and forbade any such proceeding
on the part of any one holding office under
his Administration.
The ni>iet interesting  event of  tho  week
has lieen the resignation  of   Mr. Baton   th
( bief ot the Civil Service Commission. Ther
i* much speculation us to  wdio  will  be   np
pointed in his place.     Dis believed that tli
Other two Co n in is ioners,   Messrs.  Tlioma
and Gregory will be   called   upon to  resign
nnd    that   before   Congress    envenes   the
board will be compos-d wholly of  new men.
The President*! letter on the civil eervice
was generally discussed by politician!
yesterday. It wns regarded ea leaving n
doubt now as to the policy the Pre* dent
desires to pursue. There are of course tome
Item orotic members nf CongrOM who will
ii <t convene about the subject. It is hir 1
tor   them    to    reeoneile    themselves to   the
pNffrient'i will. And there i* no denying
that the President has u will of bil 0WO,said
a politi.-i.-in yacterday, 'hot it is hard never.
theless uti the mm wbo have worked sn
hunt for the Democratic Party.'
We are fdill without any authoritative
declaration id the view taken of the llou-
melian rebellion by any of tbe States repre-
s.uted at the Oongre* ol Berlin. It Utrue
that some Kuropean newspap.TH that are
endited with drawing Information fron
i.thci I lOUroea impute to their respective
Ii ,'   rnnients surprise  and   annoyiince  at a
movement which is riepioted as a Kpoutuue
<>us upheaval of a Christian population
ignlnei Mohammedan opnrewlon and in the
interest   of     union    wi.h   their     Bulgarian
brethren. The real Intention! of the greet
pOWetl will be revealed by their i.-lusal or
consent to allow Turkey tompprettthe outbreak in Kouuielia, Whioh thi is quite us well
able to accomplish as nhe was to put down
tie- Servian locomotion.
The Porte will lose uo time In applying a
lonobetooi to the sincerity nf the other sign
ersofthi. Berlin treaty by demanding their
■Mftloa 'd  the   enforcement   of   the   rights
i lied upou Turkey by tbat Internment.
Tbeesiltcaei "I Turkey, considered an a
Kuropean power, is uum'stulckbly at st ike.
A glance at the m>p w ill ibow that the parti
t alBalgaria   and   the   MVOttoM   of  its
nth.tii lection into a new princi|iality
Bndei distinct rcliti'.ns   to   the   Sultan   was
mniended to I^ird Heacnimtielil by
-tr.iti _n f-a-oim of the gravest character.
It assured to (.Vm-.t.intu..plo s rampart on
the north and sate mrans of oommnnicati.n
with Maivdonia and Albania. Kiisleni
Komnelia was created for the express purpose nf giving the Porte command of the
Ualkaui, which have proved for the last
hundred years the principal harrier against
Muscovite aggression. With the Balkan
passes in tho bands of Bulgarian soldiers,
oftdcnd as they nre by Russian volunteers,
Adrianople would lie at the mercy of a sudden forward movement by a Russian expeditionary column, which, once intrenched in
the old Ottoman capital, would cut otl" the
Sultan from his western provinces, and
block the march of an Austrian force to his
assistance in the event of the Vienna Government's deciding to interpose.
It was well understood by the Turks that
the treaty wrung from them at San Stefano
left them strategically helpless, and rendered their retention even of a foochold in
Europe impracticable. Should Abdul Hatned
fail to make the most strenuous endeavors
to keep the control of the Balkans, he will
be certain to provoke an outburst of popular
resentment like that which cost Abdul Aziz
his throne and his life. Not only must he
insist on his ri^htto quell by force the Rou-
melian revolt, and thus preserve the means
of defence that the Berlin Congress gave
him, but he must act with thentmost promptitude, if he would prevent the flume of insurrection from involving the whole Balkan
peninsula. The Servian rebellion proved
that you cannot let a fire get under way in
any quarter of southeastern Europe without
setting the whole region between the. Danube
and the .-Egean in aMaze. Already the Servian army has been mobilized, and King
Milan will find mpossible to long repress
the excitement of his subjects and their passionate desire for extension southward. In
Macedonia eruptive forces are so active that
protracted hesitation on the part of Turkey,
or the semblance of reluctance on the part of
the great powers to sanction Ottoman coercion, would produce sn explosion.
Now let us see what the more or 'ess explicit utterances ot the semi official press
amc-jat to-     Thw MortSoy  Pott expresses
what is no doubt the sincere wish of Lord j ii.g comprised 40.000 persons, but was quiet
Salisbury to restore the statu* into, either by , and orderly. The police were deployed in
-■iThtJi./ing the P..rte to enforce its authority small groups, and keep themselves hidden
or by restraining Prince Alexander by con- as much as possible, oo as not to inflame the
p ert-d seti n on the oart of the Christian | mob. The Socialists firat aaaenibled at'
powem. fli- PotdUrlf QmrotpaoOM "*-, iu an j Limebouse Yard. The selection pif this plot
irtfole llljeil to have went tad from St. was in plain defiance of the orders of tb<
Petersburg, declares tM Prince Alexander j police and the Home Secretary, but tbe
was aware that be had no support tu elpeot Socialists did no more thap assemble tbere.
from Baool i.    But dp-e*   this   mean that the I snd thin adjourned aud moved in procession
,r tm detenfi   ed to remain un   impassi
0-1 tue-de-.tructfinof tin* Bulgarian
militia and of their Russian oflfawi at the
hands   of   Turkish  reteraaet    Somlar  pro-
I   I   * " made by Alataaxtar II. as tha out-
break oi taaHervum  revolL  but his hand
was presi-nM-, foreed bj th-- Peaelavieparty,
ii mc have a eariaaahr luggi-stive
"tit*'in nt by tbe   Fi' tti'lrrttlatt, m\\>\
tpaah far thi   Vietim  Foreign Oliice.    This
I u* id   proCaeaei to raanra the eoti n  -■!
Prinoe Alexander HI vl platlmi -d int* *rua
tion-d 11«  which Rarope aajwoi approia,
ll *>i_.oiti. ..nt'v ad.I-i, "it entails a
■ ii-ru, tion ..I the "ralanne of i»o*er and of
the national (mliticul fnrees of the Balkan
peiuiiMilu." Are we to infer that the iufrne
lion of treaty riylit** would be viewed with
more Mar^tbiO at Vienna provided Austria
were at ldierty t*. redreai the disturbed bul-
MM ta I push forward from Novi Bazar to
Boloaiea I
It will Im- notiaed that as yet Prince Bis-
marek is silent. When he speaks we I hall
know whetli i tlo-ie is an inflexible deter-
iniua'toti on the p,-rt of the .entrul pOWOfO
to stiAe the  iiihurre-.-tion     J'.ut  should  his
I it WOUld
m ,ui indioatioo of a I let tht
drly tfitrt  i, itad thai b'iug
*UKii iu*1   H tat cxpuioioi, ot the lurks fre.n
Europe- A  I'V".
\\ hilst the nation is partially roused to
the fact ot the insufficiency of our ships and
other naval units, such as torpedo l>oats, for
the performance of the tasks which will, in
all probability, be assigned them in the
event of war, any experiments ou the subject
of gun ft, torpedo will, if reasonably earned
out, assist the conception of what will be
tine economy in naval linunce. An experiment intimately ooonected with one of the
queetioni involved was made tome weeki
ago in l*'ulse Bey, near Simon's Bay, by the
Raleigh. In order to form au estimate of
the damage likely to be sustained by a
torpedo buat iu the endeavor to attack a
fully prt pared ship attempting to get safely
out to sea, a second-class torpedo-boat was
repreaented in facsimile by a canvas-covered
frame surmounting a raft uud anchored in
the hay, tdx miles from the anchorage. The
night being dark was extremely favorable to
the suppo.--.ed attack. The ship having made
all ready at if for real warfare (the heavy
gnm being double-loaded with case shot and
battering charge*-, and in addition to the
machine guns, the hammock nettings l>eiug
manned by riflemen with ten rounds of ball-
oartridge apiece), left the anchorage, and
Using her electric light soon searched out the
target, but not liefot e a false alarm had caused
the whole tire from from the starboard tide
to he delivered at what appeared to be the
ou«line of the target, but which turned out
to be the afterglow, left on the surface when
the li_'ln has beeu playing on the water and
h is been suddenly extinguished, and  which
Here took a definite shape. The lirst glimpse
of the target waa in the circle of ligflt forme I
by tbe further extremity of tiie electric
beam, und though small, at 500 yards was
exceedingly blight aud distinct. All the
heavy guim were arranged 10 that if tired together, the shot would cover a compact ring
on the water, with a radius of 800 yards,—
their extreme r&ngC when laid horizontal.
—and at the "ooate firing/1 was sounded
when the target, was still at 000 yards distant
their nhot fell short, while the result waa
found to be one hit from a N'ordenfelt bullet.
Tin re is little doubt, however, that had the
target been brought within raime of the
onte-ehot, she could hardly have lived
through the tremendous hail which would
hav- been poured into her. The following
wrinkles appeared to have been gained: —1.
Smoke illuminated by the li^lit ob-cures the
objci t*. more than u'niHumiliated smoke.
*_'. Lo 'k-out arraugemonte should be regulat
i*d, io ai to obviate the possibility of such
f dse alarmi as thi one mentioned] for in-
stones , by arranging them in pair*, they
would _oiiii the benelit of consultation,
while nil should be in direct cnrniumn. ation
with tbe commanding officer. *J. Men should
be well cautioned beforehand to keep cool
a I a llected -t the out let. A second ex-
iteriment wai tarried ontthe'foltowiugutgbt,
with the diireieniTth.it Inttetd of tin ship
being manned uid anne I,there were III men
itetioned each side at the main deck ports
with riflee, and they were not   warned us to
dfetai the ttrget wonld pan.     The target
waeaotually paeaed ai 200 yards, and hit In
twelve places by Nordeufelt bntleti. The
sights on thi ntles were cleirly vitible,
owing to the light being above them. All
on lioanl nre tantfled  is to the   Dee   nf these
experiment! in gi\ ing both officer* tnd men
an insight Into tnequeotiono(goo ft torpedo.
—Ai'myund A'*m GateUe,
Marshal Serrano is dangerously ill.
The munieipii) authortaoi - I Hadm havi
extended the right of sufTni^.- to women.
The rni ki-sii ioeeet In ths ton dayt1 flght*
ingat Derahova ware AN men. The albanlun
leal l.ooo killed.
It is said that Count Kalnnky, the
Aattrlan Premier and Foreign Minister, will
soon resign, and that be will Ui mooaadad
by t ouut Andrsss\.
Thirty "inooiilighter*-" made a raid upon
farms belonging to the estate of Sir Henry
I i.eiov.iu. iu Kerry, and made the tenants
swear that they would withhold their rents
unleiw they were granted a redaction of 30
pei cent. The tenants of the Herbert Ken-
inure tetato, In Killarney, headed hy Orieeti,
visited the proprietor, and demanded a reduction of 30 per oentt In rents. The demand was refused, und the tenants withdrew, declining to pay their rents.
Recent investigations by a committee of
the Nntional League have resulted in tire
discovery that a number of persons have
been unjustly persecuted by the present
system of lmycotting, by outsiders giving
damaging inform-ition against neighbors
through private spit^. The Leaguers propose to restrict boycotting to offenders
against the League.
The Kildysart league, at a special meeting recently, resolved to boycott Felix McCarthy, Resident Magistrate of Belfast,
and Mrs. Morgan O'Connol, a niece of the
Liberator, tor refusing to reduce rents 25
per cent.
Meetings have been held in Cork to form
loyalist defensive and protective unions in
opposition tothe National League.
The great Socialist demonstration ie a
thing of the past, and many men in London
breathe more freely iu consequence. A
great load is off the minds of the London
officials, from the Home Secretary down to
the privates of the police force. The programme of the Socialists was carried out to
a sufficient extent to vindicate what they
claim as their rights, and the police made
just enough display of force to prevent instead of provoking disorder. There was a
spirit of compromise on both sides, and, although each party mustered in great
force, tne compromise was effective,
and peace prevailed. AU the available
police force of London, including reserves from every precinct in tho metropolitan district, was secretly assembled
ot Scotland Yard. Messengers were sent
every half hour from tbe scene of the parade
.-.ml the meetings to the police central office.
All day long there was a singular absence of
soldiers in the street*-, and this fact led to a
to a strip of watte laud along the docks,
where tin- formal meeting was held and the
-ni* In- ib live.,-,| A special place was
allotted to the re|-orters, wbo were present
in large nund-fr* in expectation of a not. On
tin way tn th.- doafcl the proer_sni<m passed a
potle depot, and tbis was the only time during the day wfaaa the outlook became at all
Mrioaa. Banner* were waved defiantly in
the fact's of the p.dice, and there waa some
hooting, but tin- S(H*uli*t leaders worked
trennoeely to keep order, and their efforts,
with the forliearanee of rom-table*, sufficed
Ut preserve tbe |m*u>"«. The s|>eeches delivered st the meeting were not very inflammatory, Some of the speakers denounced
the authorities for attempting to stifle free
xpeech, and a resolution denouncing the
police was udopted. There was much en*,
tloi-i.i-in, but, on the whole, tbe assemblage
wan a* orderly as any meeting of e-jual size
ever held in London.
Lord Iloseberry, iu a speech at Relgate,
said thst iu addition to the plsnki of Mr.
l.ladstone's manifesto, the Liberal programme included the acquisition of land by
tenants, free education and colonial federals rd rUwii-cry thus, nadoaMealjf
with the senctH-*. of Mr (..ad--tone, recog**
litres and adopts the salient features of Mr.
Chau berlaiu'n programme.
The financier who wuisaid to be a dwaultar
and -n thee i oot *t » bomei Strickland, the
manager in Ireland tor the West of Kngland
Life and Fire Aisurance Company. He haa
written to friends saying that he has been
ruiued by heavy hisses on the Stock Ex-
ehange, and that he will not return to Ireland.
Cardinal Manning has issued a circular,
which was read in all the churches and chapels of the diocese, calling attention to the
Pope's encyclical letter setting apart October
as a solemn month of prayer. The subjects
mentioned in the letter as requiring the
prayers of the faithful for their removal are
the recent attacks upon the power and dignity of the Church, and the cholera pestilence in Spain and Italy, all of which, the
I'p-pe says, may be taken as signs of the
The cholera has appeared at Nice, France,
and eight de*itbs from the disease have already occurred there. The officials, however, assert positively that there is no cholera in the city, fearing that an acknowledgment ot the presence of the scourge will
hav.. a ruinous effect on business.
Tte confirming of the lentence recently
parsed on the Socialist Van Ommeren, at
Amsterdam, by the higher court, to which
the case had lieen appealed, created a riot,
dflring which a large number of persons
were more or less neriously injured. The
disorder was renewed in the evening, when
thousands paraded the streets singing socialistic airs. The police were content with
simply watching the procession.
A detputch from Utrera, in Spain, says
that an attempt to collect taxes created a
riot there. A mob, mostly composed of
womeu, stoned the j.xdice and attempted to
set fire to the excise otlices, but the opportune arrival of the military prevented their
designs being carried out.
The Czar continues greatly irritated over
the RottmeUan revolution and lias summoned
a council to consider the situation. Among
those who have been summoned are M. de
Ciers, the HttHsian Foreign Minister, Oen,
Ignatieff, and PrinOO -Dondoukoff-Kor-sakoff,
the author of the Bul_-anun Constitution.
M. de Ciers was ordered to meet the C#ar aft
Copenhagen, and another despatch was sent
to him to hasten his movements. Ccn. Igna
tieff and Prince IhindoukafF-KorsMkoff, wbo
are in central Asia, have been directed to
proceed to St. lVtersbn.g to await tbe return of the Czar to the capital. These preparations have a somewhat ominous appearance, hut the feeling in all tfie capitals of
Kurope is still optimistic, and no one seriously expects war as an immediate result of
the noumeUan incident.
Prince Bismarck being opposed to a formal
conference of the powers on the Roumelian
question, Lord Salisbury ha.- agreed that the
nope of the proposed meeting-of Ambassadors at Constantinople be limited to an exchange of views on the question at iteme,
without any formal voting, and without tho
drawing up of any protocols. Lord Salisbury has instructed the British Ministers at
Belgrade, Bucharest, and Athens tn urge the
respective Ouvernmttti to which they are
accredited to refrain from action in connec-
ti'-n with the Uo .melian revolution. M.
Waddington, in an interview with Lord
Salisbury, said thut If, de 1'reycinet, the
l-ii-ncli (foreign Minister, would co-operate
in limiting the revolution to K'oumeiia,
Lord Salisbury, Mr. i dad-done,   the Puke
of Argyll, and Mr. W. K.   Poratn have re*
elved telegram! from ftoqmeliani   entreat
Ing tin-Mi t.   ici'p'^nir.e the uniou of Kouuielia,
in i Bulgaria.
Tbe Kin.: of Roumania, in receiving
Ahmed 23a, the new Turkish Minister, ox*
I rcK.-c.i th. moat amicable tentimantita
irardiTurkey He said he hoped fore
peaceful tettiemenl ol existing dimbnltiei,
nnd tha: tin* Sultan's reign would he a long
and prosperous one.
Prince Alexander has ordered tbi eiv.il and
military tUthorittei on the frontiers of Uul
garia ami Macedonia to mnintaiu order in
then respective districts.    Ths populace on
Iwith sides if tlie PnlkaiTn are very enthusiastic over the union between Bulgaria and
Koumelia. and numbers of men have offered to enter the volunteer service in support
of the union. The ladies arc forming a Ked
Cross nociety, and making other preparations
for the care nf the sick ami wounded soldiers
in the event of hostilities l«ing begun.
Warlike preparations are being made with
unabated zeal.
Agitation in favor of Macedonia is stringently forbidden, and offenders are tried by
court martial.
The military authorities have taken
possession of the railways throughout
Servia, and the ordinary travel has been
stopped. In addition to the reserves
60,000 of thf? landwtfhr have been called
out for active ffervice.
All the powers have agreed that thtf
Rou'nelian Conference shall be held at
Senia's circular to the powers states
thut the recent events in Bulgaria
threaten Servian interests,and as a aafe-
guardshe asks fchesupport of tHe powers.
At ,i meeting of stadents in Belgrade!
lately, those present decided to volunteer for service in the army. The 6rsb
and second classes of reserves have been
ordered to be formed into an army
A Bulgarian revolutionary committee'
has been discovered at Adrinople. Font
arrests have been made.
While all the powers have noticed
the Porte that they denounce therecent
Bulgarian action It Is believed that it
will certainly be confirmed as un fait
aceompli, provided Prince Alexander
continues to pay the regular tribnte to
"Viceroy" aud "Provost" 'Whisky.—
The purest and best Irish and Scotch Whis-
kya imported. The only wbiskys bottled
under the superintendence of Her Majesty'*
t Customs, and guaranteed genuine according-
report, which is probably true, that they , to Act of Parliament, (38 and 39 Vic. cap-^
were kept in theirbitracks, to be iu readiness 63). E Browx th Co., Importers, New*
for the expected fray.     The Socialist mi-iet*' We-.tminster. fl
ill,: ll..I r: Ol , i i..
JSweet i. trie Inwa or tin- otjookeg .Ity,
Suct-t ma tin- in",ling hour.
Whan UM llir-t. of lilt- Ulglrt have fieri   away
Auil tin. brnls are tinging carols gay,
Ami ilre Aowitwee gen, tire tttwete.
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Why . led life remain
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if:In-. 1 think no mora.
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il.; ill tennis attire is;
1 now nee iu that shape
There no eurve to ailiuire is—
Hirr stalwart form is gone,
And lie like a plucked hen is.
0, thou hirst been tr arise
01 my anguish, lnwu tenuis!
Full soon the rnriiil.-n forth will go
Through autumn fields to roam,
To gather parti-colored leaves
An.l bear them to her home.
Hour after hour she'll pick them up,
L'ntil she weary grows,
Anrl in In r baek there comes a creak,
Ami v,'iird-nipporl is ber nose,
Then she the leaves will press between
The pages of some bin.k,
An.l at them,from that time henceforth,
Will never tako a look.
At the .illicc of tho Arlige of Verona there
a;.;, ai.l lhe other day au aged lady, still
1'nbu.t rr.,,1 gay, who olfeiotl to recite at per
forinnnee. proposed to be given in favor of
actors, I'userviog a benefit night for her-
Hell. .She was Rosalinda Carus formerly an
aotlOM well known lo Verona through her
r'aret-r, and lately on account of her von-
arable age. She was born on Aug. '21, 1 7S5,
iiii.l has therefore just completed her one
li.iu.lrclth year. She is still able to read
Without spectacles. All the savings she hns
licitri able to accumulate during Bixty years
on thu stage had been devoured by tile
troubles she had gone through, principally
by the burning of the Monte de Pieta, ami
tire ii.uu'liiti..iiis whieh occurred a few yeuis
n go.
After a visit to aomcof the Alaska glaciers,
Mr. Thorrras Meehau states that beneath the
.Muir glacier, said to be four hundred milts
1 iug, rlpwa a rapid torrent, which ho estimates to I,.. one I.in.dr. .1 feet wide and four
feet in average depth, and which runs summer rnnl winter without interruption. At
it- r i initiation the glacier hangs over the
Mia ..Jul gives off icebergs. Mr. Median remarks tliat the great ice sheets havo their
l.ikci, rapids, waterfalls, hills, and valleys;
that their waterways change their courses
at times through the melting, and tbat m.-l
ting proceeds freely iu the suns ray's but not
iu the allude.
In n lecture at tlie meeting of llio
liriiUii Medioal Association, Dr Roberta
pointed out tlie current error thut wine,
kid digestion. "Wines," lie said, ' in-
lriliit the action nf saliva to a marked
extent, and bave u retarding effect on
peptic digestion.'1 Ho thought offer-
Voicing wines were the least injurious,
ami that wines taken with table water,
did not embarrass salivary action. Di..
lilled spirits taken in moderation were
found tn promote digestion very distinct.
A relic of tlio great forests which once
fovererl the sniilli of Sweden was re-
-ently ring out ofa bog ul Kinnoverl in
tho sbaiio of u bout six fuot in diameter, hollowed out of a log. Tho tree
fron: which it was obtiiin.nl   must   have
beeu tv.onty feet in clroaa.fersr.oe.
Tin. wood, which wus blue in color, was
veiy hard, ami the limit ho heavy Unit
two bui lucks could not move it.
Alter a sovoro illnoru au K.ngli.liinau
shrived ..ll his whl.ker. and otherwise die
galled himself.    He then went to   his  doe-
tor auiUaidhu wns u brutlutrof the sick mm,
win,, bu asserted, was now de.-l. He thus
..Itl.inii .1 a . . i-lilieutar of his n'.n di'iith, had
his own decease registered, drew the burial
money from his lodge, amidct.imped.
The Practical P/utoorapherotgaeekl that
hi t In:,- days of convenient photographing
appliances, those who visit in au otlir-inl
capacity scenes of murder, wreck, or riot
should apply tho camera before anything is
disturbed, as the evidence thtt,gamed,being
incontrovertible, might possess incalculable
A cheese dealer states that much of the
so-called Knglish cheese is made iu this country and shipped to Knglanrl, whence it is returned,enhanced in value by the sea voyage.
Soinetimos oheoses areshipped backward anrl
forward two or three times, each voyage ad
ding to the richness of their flavor
Prize fighters evidently have not yet
learned the most effectual methods of re
duciug their weight. The Britisli Medical
Journal tells of a fat pig which was buried
Hurler the chalk cliffs of Dover for 108 days
It weighed 100 pounds when immured, and
when dug out turned tire scale at -Opt.unds.
It thus lost 130 pounds in 106 days, aud
came out a very lean pig.
According to the Lancet the recent visit
tb America of Dr. Keith, who came to perform a surgical operation,is the first instance
since the Declaration of Independence of an
American having summoned medical aid
from the old country.
Monsieur Piugat is considered the artistic
dressmaker in Paris fashionable circles.
Worth now playing second scissors.
A Madrid engineer is at work on a project
for tunneling from the maiulaud, under
P Gibraltar and dynamiting the English garrison out of Spain.
The refusal by" a teetotal tailor to make
clothes for rumselltrB is a new cause for temperance discussion in London.
The head of tlie Roman Catholic missions
in China report, that ten thousand native
convert, have been massacred within ten
years. Five white missionaries have been
Prince Leopold, only son of the late
Prihce Frederick Charles of Germany, has
started ou a long tour in the East. The
possession of f4,000,000 enables him to do as
be i.leases.
Tire Kiitperor nf liuewiatravela in rail-
rna'i isrs  that   t.ln-e    belmigi-d   t-.    Na-
poleon III., but tbey here oeem gieatly
improved and are aaid to be tbe lineM
in the world.
Th,- ill feeling in Franco toward Kng-
Ir.llil i- indicated bv the fact that oue
issue .if ii leading 'Pari* daily journal
iiiiiaincil live articles abusing the
Britons virulently.
I'ntf. A. I.aii'lriiark, 'lir.itor of tlie
Norwegian Saberiaa, haa studied ihe
capability i I ealinoa toja np waterfalls.
II.- has MM a ajli.ioii jump sixteen
i,. perpendicularly in tne Drama
River, _U Hawjeeod where ten great
masts huve been pi iced icroa, tberlvei
|.,r lie Mud, • I Iln- llal.lls nl salmnll, an
that exact ineaaureu,eut. may be ef-
lire Antlnipdngical ('..ngri'ss which
iasi.m In lie In-lit ut Rome will have a
en,nnis feutiui- in a cmloetinn nl' 7r*r
skulls     <if     iiiiiiinals,    numbered   ami
claa«ifled. Tn theee will l.e added tin-
photograph!ol :r,r««i un.l the limine of
more than 180 coat/Iota, tlioaaend, nf
eotograpba, p Mketchei, andapeolal
iiiKtruiiii'iils, Ur.' work of criminals.
ilr,. Britiah ooloruea ioolodetha richest and laig"SI forMtl in the world, extending nver minimis .if square acree.
In India alone abool 60,000 aquaremilai
arc iilforcsterl,iiml the fnrcsls nl Cniimlii.
Austiulia, New Zealand., anil lape Col-
mi,' are sei-nii'l tn 1111111- in their r-1/.e urril
the varii ty and value nf Iheir   prodttOV
tinrirt.   But there is  no knowledge ol
fnrcstry and no school of the art ill-
Fiainre ami I'ornuiny. Conscipiently
the ncreiige under timber there and in
Great Britain Itself is small and con-
Itantly decreasing, ur the L'O.OOO.IIOO
siinar.. acre* nf Sr-ntlanrl only about
7*00,000 tn 900 inr aires are woodland.
A French miv.uii, M. r,aruiul, has
just prilrli.-li.il a book which proteooee
tn settle tlrevexeil ipir'stinn of proiiun-
ciution of Latin hy the ancient Roman,.
Ilesnyr-: "The patois of i'ainieis, ill
tha Department of Ariegc, I, nothing
else than l.ntiri exiled on the border, of
tho Ariege. It bus heon brought there
wiih Ita original pronunciation ami accentuation. With mt the aid of any
book, the ear has (offload to preserve
It,flrat form and Intonation after eighteen centuries' use. The most delicate
inflection of the voice line been kept.
Thanks tn the in.tiuct Of linrmniiy und
ihelpveofaonority, Latin pronunciation
ba, been exactly tranimitted to us."
Speaking of the triumphs of German
surgery, n writer nnw point, out a number of men now walking about in tile
empire with only a fractional part of
their digestive organs. Some are re-
Ion,.d tn as being without a spleen, or
having hut a single kidney, others luck
a gall bladder ami several metres of in-
testiues, while the climax is reached by
"the iiiun without untniiiacli."
"Twice a year," says the i'aterer, "old
linuins has either a pcucock or a pea-
ben nn bis table. The peacock was
Served usually in January ami the peahen in July. The former marie a grand
appearance, being brought to tho table
with its gorgeous tall feathers spread,
which, however, were removed before
it was curved; lint tbo peahen of which
I partook was served without ber train,
nf which she had been deprived while
being shut up and fatted. The meat
taste.i much like turkey .should besluU'eil
with a similar dressing, a ..1 busted
with plenty nf butter while conkin '.
Old Sully use.I to lard the breast, as its
llcsh is ral her dry, and just before serving it puuroil int., the Irmly from the
neck equal quantities of port wine anil
strong heel gravy mixed with a terreup-
ful of currant jelly dissolved therein."
Temperance people who think it
wrong for dootora to prescribe ,luohol|
will be Interested to know that a medicine has been found which limy, in
many diseases, lie substituted for it. Ilr.
Biirious.hs, in the Therapeutic Oaoettt.
stutes that nilro-glycerine as a heart
stimulant is far superior to bran.ly, ami
iiiay he given with oonfldence whenever thr. administration m' brandy is indicated. Two drops of a one per cent.
solution are equivalent to an ounce of
brandy.and tin- elf. ctsof iln. drug  are
It Immediately. It- creates no unnatural craving. The doctor gives a detailed account of tb.. crises iii which lie
has employed it, and finds, after an extensive experience, that it is nf grea*
value in shock from accidents, falntness
after surgical operations, failure rrf the
heart's act ion line tr, chloroform, I'm
opium poisoning, usthuiu, and the collapse of fevers.
Tho Quarrel between Parnell and
Healy dates buck tr, the iulmilii"tinii of
the last Lund net. Henley made himself ilmri '";lilv muster nf the act in all
Its details, and Introduced the celebrated lli'.iley clause. It was currently the
saying of I be Ilnrise Hint there were
only three men there w hn really understood tlie measure and llio effect of   Ita
different clauses—Gladstone, Henley,
ami tin. lute Lnni Chancellor Law. l'ar-
ncll knew untiling about it, and spnkc
seldnin in the ili'-i-uitsinns it raised, and,
when he did, bungled Gladstone's
constant references lo Henley and bis
deference to bis opinions flattered hln
very much and gave bim an estimate of
his nwn position w hich Parnell dues not
ricccpl. Hence the coolness between
i hem.
Some of lhe opium dens in the large
citicsaro riwned by Americans, it ia now
siiiii, while seemingly the enterprise of
ofthe Chinamen who OOnduot them.
Ths practice is to bring men in through
the enticements of fellows who pretend
to be like the victims, heut on seeing
the vices of the town. Pretence is made
of inquiringout a den, and of difficulty
in gaining admission. Then the two
smoke, anrl when the dupe is rrncnii-
scions his pockets are rilled. He discovers his loss on awaking, but bis companion pretends to have been plundered
too,nnrl tbey conclude that to make any
report to llie police would expose them
to ridicule. In this way robberies are
committed in the incck opium resorts
very extensively.
Four miners fat one night in dune,
1858, in a tent at an Australian digging
discussing their future plans nnrl deploring their ill fortune. Four weary
months they hud worked the mine without getting more than a bare living.
At length they decided to leave the
spot, though not without regret. Three
of tbem were in the mine taking a last
look round, when one said to his mates,
"Good-by: I'll giveyouafurewellbiow,"
and with that his pick sent tbe splin-
tersof qunrtz in all quarters. His trained
eye spier! a glitter on one of the bits
that landed at his feet. He picked itup,
examined it, and found it to be gold.
He at once proceeded to work with a
will. His chums saw that something
out of the common had happened, and
they, too, plied their picks vigorously.
Wiih a silent resolve they worked on until they unearthed a big nugget. Then
a fierce, glad yell of joy reached the
ears of the fonrth man at tho windlnss
at tbe mine top. "What's amiss?" be
shouted down. "Wind np," was the
reply, and when he did so the lump of
pure gold met his gaze. They called it
"The Welcome," and obtained $30,000
for it. The claim where the nrrgget was
got is now covered with the fine sticets
of the thriving town of Ballarat.
Wtt ItMt
AU kind, of Rough and Ilrcned
Furnish.--*, on ulifirt notice and at
inn-it ruasouublc ratui.
Kept constantly ou band.
JH N BURR   -   -   Manager
Selling Out.
THK UNDEKSNiNKI), haviiiK ton put
in poKseMion nf Hi,- Stock of ' • i■** nf
tlie "London JIouho," will  null  the   whole
stock in trade nt reduced rates.
Mortgagee's Agent,
Merchant Tailor and Draper
IT.aiikk St., 1'oK'r Xloonv.
Inform his old patrons nnd the public
at large thut he has just opened a first eluss
Tailor Shop at the Terminus of the 0. P. It.,
where may bo found oneof the largest assert-
incuts of
Ac, &c,
On the Mainland, ami where orders will receive prompt Attention.
Complete satisfaction guaranteed.
Patronize    home  luanufaeture   by giving
me a trial.
WM. ELS0N, Prop.
New Wash House.
siusra- soisrca-
tliat hu is prepared to do Washing
and Ironing <>n -.hurt notice, aud in first
ulua order.   Cai.lh Soi.ii:iti:i>.
Laundry  Opposite  C. P. It.,   near  Queen
Street, jnftl
S    HEREBY   IUVEN   THAT   T.    11.
Spring in only half owner of the Clarke
MOW ftt Port Moody, as I own the other' hnlf:
and rraid T. 11. Spring  hns  no  authority to
sell said scow.
IvroTKJi-: is
-^   all person.
rnon. arc forbidden to pureliunii
Eton any perrron or persons any lot, p.rt or
interest in that eertnin seow now owned run!
occupied hy the undersifzuorl und family, and
lying iu thu writer, of I'ort Moody.
i'ort Moody, It. C, April 17tb, 1885.
int.. priitiior.hip in the business carried
nn ut the I'aeilie Hotel, Clarke Street, I'ort
Moody. 'I'he firm name iu future will be
Taylor A M.-la-.r.l.
.lrin„_.-,th, 188.-,.
MiKknzik Strkkt, N. \V.
possession   of   the    TBLMQRAPH
Olfii-e, pending tbe republication of that
Journal, If now prepared tu HU all orders
Prices according to style of work required
All work executed at ihurt notice and in
first-class style.
US-Call and skr Samples or Work.
Dry   G-oods
<$"C.i &c.
Of First-Glass Quality,
The Winnipeg: House
(FollMEUI.y CALLED THE TllE   llKI.MOMill   11.111.1.)
Clarke and Kyle Sts.,   •   Port Moody, B.
" height, iii hard fhiinhed throughout; has a bar well stocked at all
ith a good selection of the choicest
i__st.es, 3__-i:q,tto:r,s <&- cic_3-_a_:r,s.
The'Gentlemen's Sitting Room is a model of neatness and comfort,
where will be found, for the use of guests, tho Canadian, American
and local newspapers. The Ladies Parlor is elegantly furnished. The
Dining Room is large and handsome, and the tables will always bo
supplied with the
The House has the capacity for the accommodation of 5'J guests,
having over 20 rooms furnished with
First-Class Spring Beds and Bedding,
and lias a commanding view of the beautiful harbor. The House will
be conducted on first class principles at Moderate Rateb.
Open  for Guests on and after IDth May.
Patrons may rely on receiving every possible attention from the
proprietor and his attendants.
Clarke Street  Port Moody,   B.C.
his old friends and the  general  public  that he  is prepared  to
furnish guests witli
and desires a liberal share  of the patronage of the  traveling public.
Pioneer   Market of Port Moody.
imilal'N.W.!:   AND    KK.TAIIa   DEALERS   IN   FRESH  ANI)   SALT  WATER
Vegetables, Fruit, Butter, Eggs, Poultry, &c.
General --hlpDlng and Commission Merchants.     Orders from the
Interior .'rom-Hl* Attended to.
•arREMEMBEl. THE STAND—Two Don™ Weet of tlie Caleilonia Hot.l.
Moderate   Rates-
Comer of Front Tnd Begbie SfeetS, ^koltost^l
riICX_:-_5_._R,X.   STEEBT,
B. C.
PERSONS WISHING TO BUILD,   tlio   Company   are   now  |ire|,rircd to off.,
.'it'triiil iiiiliicciiit..iil. in Lumber ami Mutorial of nil kiniln, including,
Doors, Sash, Mouldings and Finish
The (; |iiuiy »i»h to Arete npu.iul altinilirin t„ their .took of
Tl.i- ll. |.ailment ll I'mnlui.tii! (iii  the  most  ini'iruvinl   pritioi'il...     All the latest
ile«i(;i!» uiu pr.irlmnal in tire ohoiirtrst material.
pons about to  Furnish  Hotels are strongly   recommended
ne Mill, as special prices are accepted for large purchases.
R.   B.
KELLY,        ~^~    ~-^~  ~-
in annomiciiig that the House is now completed with every convenience for the traveling public. THE TABLES are well supplied
with every article in season, and THE BAB is provided With a well-
selected Stock of
XjIQ,TJO*-R,     &   OIGARS.
THE BEDS are well aired, and the Stabling is extensive and
the best of Feed always ready for Horses.
It may be well to remind visitors that this Hotel is within a few
minutes walk of tho Kailway Wharf and Station, and just at the terminus of the new road.
Guests mny depend on receiving every attention and a hearty
welcome from the undersigned, whose long experience is a guarantee
of everything being comfortable and satisfactory.
J. T. SCOTT, Manages.
Next door to Coon's,
For Sale or Exchange.
Wn- n, in good order.   Also, a yoke
of large, w.Il-broken Oxen, with Yoke and
Chains.    Will be sold a bargain, for CASH,
or will he exchanged for good Milch Cows.
Apply to T. J. ROGUE,
Port Moody;
This Great Household Medicine ranks among the lead
ing necessaries of Life.
These famous Pills purify rhe HI.OO
and act mott pouerfully, yet soothing!.
on ihe
and BOWELS, gi'ing tone, enemy, an
vino, io   tin-M grail MaIN   SPRINGS 0
I.I)' i_.    Thi*. ar.. i a.ii-ruiitl v ri a .rij.'it.l. a
< nwer failing r. nif.y in all eeeo, wti.t, ll.
oooitltoilon, Irinii wliHteTi-r cuus,*, h,» Ce
'roine inrparr''.! nr werrli'-ned, I hey are tiun
'li'lfiilly i lliraiaoiih in all H.lineltt- iiicilcil,
o Krm.lrt nl nil agon; and »► u GENK1IA
H'AMILV MKliK:i.\K, „i.   um>urpi,..ed.
Its searching and Healing
Properties tre known
throughout the World
hor llie cow ul BAU LEGS, Had lire,.
MWounds,Sores and Ulcers
li i« nn rnf.illible tttoeaj, Il rffet-iualli; nil,
1mA nn the r.eck .rid irl rat, hb mill imo in. m
.1 dues Ml li IHKIMT, llmuebilra, lo ■:■
Ciughif. .ud ovon AMIISIA.    >'«r Ul.aduli
Wt lilljlr-, Abs,e««», I'll,.. I rsln „n,
hid iiwj kind Of SKIN 1H8E*-E,   ii  h
■♦.....,■ itt-en known iu in I,
li<   .'il h in,I ''Hiin.i'iir   are   ''i-i.i.lHci. r
iiidiir- .od by nil v mlor, or Hi .1 ii
liniLglliilll ib. Mvlllird »B l.l.willl ilinir in
or 11--1    II r, niOBI • i.   \   nr... n;a
llin Trad* Murks r.f tirrw Uedldin - «.
■visl'ieri iii OnaWia, Hen,.,, in, uir
briiofllronr tb. Briil.li Powtolon. a .in
«. p the Ari.irriotu (.'ouiiier rii. fn- mi, .
>r piinieculod.
l*JT PnrcbrtKC'S "bolllii 'noli In ib- I in
■ h" I'ma mul llmra. II tb. ail.rr. ,► i .
:13,'Ulord •triTt, Li.ii.lon. il.ry  .rr  nor
3r__\_.rr«._7- __tro«t,    .   .   Fort -Wtociy
every suction of Port Moinly. Ala,
Suburban Lota, by the Aere, iinrii.ihnl.il
adjacent to thu l'oit Moody surveyedT.
Land, for sale on the Nnrth aide of,
having wntnr fronteg. on, Port ,Mo,«l*
Harlior, liiioly aituaturl aud ,•.<•,•, .In.,:'.
Alio, Farm I,audi nf .up.ri.ir nnalit' nirl
on favornblir trrni., in Now We.tniii.-tt
Cnrofully prupniwl Maps and Plain' "
illbitud, anrl the fullu.t iril.n unti.ti rBTnl*f
ed. at Mr. Hamilton's unHiT
To Brickmaker s, Woolen
Manufacturers and others.
Annand, Geo.    -
Akmsthonu k Burr,
Brett, James,
Coon, C. E.,
Clarke, J. A.,
Fales k Co.,
Grant, D. B.,
Hamilton, P. i
Hksi.ov, M.,
Inslet, Wm.,
Kilbt, E.,
Kkliv, R. B.,
Lanois, H. E.,
Mennie, A.,
MintcHilt, —,
Nelson, F. F.,
TlfFIN, J. B.,
VanVolkenbnrgh Bros.
Trommer, Locib
Wise, Job.,
most beautiful spots in the Provinc*
there are inexhaustible bed. of clay, wai
arlapted for the manufacture of brick.
There is plenty of water power to driv
mill, and any ijuantity of fuel to born tl*1
bricks. For a Woolen Mill the Islmnl »
well arlapted; the streams are" copnr*
throughout the year, and there ia plenty ■ M*!t
power to drive machinery. The harbor ij
excellent and land-locked, so tbat no win!
has any effect on shipping lying in tbe lr*f
For particulars apply at
Propr. Pacific Ho«*J
Lumber Merchant*
Druggist and Telephr*
- -       -    RealE.t*.*B-T'
-    OenT. Mdi
Barrister * Real Kaiali
.       .       .        M. I        .
-   Propr. Elgin Houa     '
Propr. Caledonian Hottl
- - -      M. D    J,
Lumber Ag»*    .eei
Groceries * CrnekerJ    n j,
London Hon*.    jlrt<
Shingle Manufactorf    jr
-     Meat MaHet
Shoe Star*
Stage Tnet*m


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