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Array -THE—
i-ieus-iii.
|EVEaY SATURDAY.
slBKBirrl-.!, av ror-x.
1^0 DOLLARS PER ANNUM
(SV-J-I..I-Y  is   »UVASa.
L _oininunicatio_i. add rased to
ll.-.UU*-     Oliice.      New    "iVe.tlinn
r ,i|lre.'»iae pmnipt  attention.
A.   C L, A. R K E
PORT   MOODY
REAL    ESTATE
Hflff   (titttttl STl'.KKI.
DOUQLAS a DE QHTON.
tidies a HariiBsa-makerB
ery At tide in their Liar
Always in Stock-
I'HE   TRADE    SUPPLIED.
■jont St    -~YAI_E- B. C.
Port Moody
I8HINGLE    MILL
■voNT KORUET TO GO TO THE POKT
IT Moody Shins). Uill, where the beat
|Sim_l«M. cm be nnd et the lowe.t price.,
bawl, or ret-ail.
lit inpfl) l"Pt conat.ntly on hand.
JOHN B TIFFIN
hew Wash Houae.
3IJSC3-   SOJSTQ-
hnai TO INFORM THE PUBLIC
'   that he i. prepared to do   Waaliing
jllr._lny on abort  notice,   ami  In first
Be, order    CaLLs SoLicmu.
|Uu.dry  opposite C. P. H.,   ueer Queen
Selling Out.
im UNDERSIGNED, having been put
io possession nf the Stock of Good, of
■'Loudon House,' will .ell the whole
I in trade it reduced rate..
P. B. LOO AN,
Mortgagee'. Agent
tv Sale ot Jxchange,
HRST-CLASS   FRENCH    -HORSE
Wagon, in good order.   Also, a yoke
■_._., wall-broken Oxen, with Yoke and
film.   Will ba wid a bargain, for CASH,
till be exchanged for good Milch Cow..
Apply to        T. J! POGUE,
Port Moody;
Or to THIS OFFICE.
NOTICE
ll HEREBY   OIVKN    THAT   T.    B.
1 .(ring 1. only half oarner of the Clarke
Inr it Port Moody, a. I own the other half;
SuldT. B. Spring ha. no authority to
- ulil acow
ALFRED WTLLIAMf.
Contractor  &   Builder.
K8KAV 8TRKET.    -    PORT MOODY.
|*SI1MATE3 by Mall, or othei wt-e, furn.
' iih.d on th* .horteNtnotice.
City Brewery.
ft. RIESTERER,
lAVINO PURCHASED THE ABOVE
i nubliahmeiit, ia now tupplyiiig many
Oum  In th. city    with   a   nrat-olua
tt*
|Lager Beer,
IJ* ke furnlahe. in   K.g. aud hottlea at
■"wi. prloee.
|ft« Deer will  be  left at  the house, of
Pm." Its, of oharge.
PrJar. left with COON, THE DRUGGIST
■ «r attended to at th. earn, rate..
WOODS a TURNER,
IIND SU-.V.Y0BS
Real Estate A gents,
tflveyaucers & Accountants.
OUT MOODY LOTS
FOR   SALE
MONEY    TO    LOAN.
["•I^RalA ST.. NEW WESTMINSTER.
solution of Partnership.
PHE PARTNERSHIP URM OF TAY
bl *» k McLeod, proprietor, of the hotel
"seethe "Pacific Houae," ia thi. d.y
"Iwd by mutual couaent, and by the re-
ant of   Angu.  MoL-od.   All  debtor.
|th»lau firm will pleaae make imme
■_' Payment to John R.  Taylor, who is
f *leij liable for all legal demands against
P™. Inn to date.
JOHN R- TAYLOR,
IBM ANGUS McLEOD.
**T*JU»*y,ffpt._«,_8W.
VOL.  :..
PORT MOODY,  B. C,   SATURDAY,    DECEMBER   18,   1880.
NO. 56
SCEPTICISM IN THK NURSERY.
In ib.- ib.-un.-.  the _itl>f,   trvaainc,
I Iin, 1 lor iiMj-liUirs a   father   uml    Ilia
son     The latter had   ••uterr-d   an   liir
Kens, and »ai * l-ov who liked tu have
everything   explain,<l    to   him       Hia
guardian wits one ,,f  tfccM   fatli. i-   to
whom it    is   a   pleasure   tu   explain
Before the rurtaui   ro»e   the   lad   de
(,-i-teil "Hon/ ,i,ii   jui   "ial y pentt"   in-
Htibod on it, and immediately thirsted
for ita history      Hia father   told   liim
tbe, pretty old story , and when he had
finiehed the boy aaked, "But why   did
the courtiers .miler    I  mention    thia
merely to remind aiyaelf that there are
•till aome boy. who don't know   every
thing.    If my children   had   been   in
that    laoy.   place   they    would   have
smiled too   -not at  the  story,   but    at
my credulity in believing it     1 should
learn from them at   once  either   that
garters were uot worn in those days, or
that what king Edward said was some
thing quite different.    Scepticism now.
adays begins   in   the nursery     I don't
know that this is a matter to l.e turn' il
from with a laugh   perhaps   there   ii
something in it too  serious  for   that
Education now   goes on   apace      My
eldest boy at twelve knows more Latin
than I did at tifteen ; but I wish more
things were Greek to  him       lie   has
just learned with  a great   deal   more
satisfaction than it   has  given to   me
that    Wellington   never   said    "Up,
Guards, and at them'"    All   the Gen
eral said wae,   it seems,      Now,    men,
get reaaly," or something to that effect
Possibly    but if   so   it   should   have
been kept dark.    "Up. Guards, and at
them!"    The eyes of the boys  of   my
day glistened   when   they   heard   the
tale.     "England," said   Nelson, "expects every man to do his duty,"    Oh
dear no ; nothing of the   sort.      Any
young fellow of thirteen   can  tell   you
that there is good ground for believing
that NeUon  never   used   those words.
All I can say is that the boy  of   forty
years ago would have stood up for the
phrase as long as he could  see  out   of
either eye.    Only thin summer  it  wag
discovered,   apparently   to the delight
of everyone,   that   the   Queen   never
pointed to a   Bible   when  aaked bv  a
foreign potentate what, was "the secret
of England's greatness."    Yet  the engraving that illustrates this incident  is
perhaps the most popular of   all   pictures iu the houses of the   poor,   and
thousands of children have got   their
tirat, sermon from it.     However,   thoy
will know better now. Our boys under
stand history as we never did.      They
Iind it difficult   to believe    that    their
fathers, in theit young   days, accepted
for a moment the story of Tell and the
apple.    There never was such a person
as Willian Tell.     It was a "myth" not
improbably   connected, somehow, avith
the Sun God.    Here is   an instructive
proof that our boys will have   no more
of these old legends,     Until lately  the
most popular of the "shooting galleries"
at fairs was the   "William   Tell."    In
this a avooilen figure of a human   being
represented Tells son, and it stood at
the back of a tent avith a   ball pointed
liko an apple on its head.    The marks
man fired at the apple    or ball if   you
will—and if he knocked it   oil In- got a
cigar.    This used to appeal   efl'ectively
to the boyish imagination, and  1 kno
(hat we practised till we become   Tells
in point of aim, and I dare  say   made
ourselves very   sick   with   lhe   cigars
afterwards     Our boys, however,   have
"iliafl'ed" the "William Tell" showman
out of livelihood.    They prefer   to fire
at a glass bottle suspended by a siring;
and when they hii   it  they   insist   on
getting a different, uort of pri-e, because
"allow" cigars are never good.       Fancy
our knowing at   thai   age   whether   a
cigar was good  or not'      During   the
last summer  holidays   my   eldest    son
'■nun' inn, the library one day and tutu
bled the books abom until I asked him
whal he avauted.     He   avanted W A S
in the "Encyclopaedia 'UriUmuca."    I
found   it for him , but  after   he   had
iimn- a, .ih Iln Ian I; Ir,   aaaa    not   satis
fieil.     "Are any of   George    Washington's relatives living yet?" he inquired.
Why was he so curious I    Hehad   his
doubts about   the story of Washington
ami the hatchet,   and thought   of aa rit
ing to the hero's family    to   clear   up
the point.     1  could   have   boxed   bis
ears (Heavens! how   he   would   have
been startled), and, as it waa,   bundled
him out of the room.     And yet 1    sup
pose it was greatly to his   credit.      It
showed an intelligent   interest   in   hia
studies, and what an age of research  it
ial    Ohildren used   to   revel   in   the
stories told   them   by    their   mothers.
These   stories  were   a    link    between
mother    and   child;   artists    painted
them together as the tale was being un
folded, and noons laughed because the
child was represenied listening  breathlessly.      Many   books were   wiitten,
under such titles as "Tell me a Story,"
for assisting the mother'a   imagination.
Some of theae stories are told still,  but
it is hardly worth   while to  narraiate
them.    The children take   them  as  a
matter of courae, and   anticipate   the
end.    They don't believe for a moment
that the wolf  ate  little   Red   Riding
Hood's   grandmother; and   the   very
fact that Jack It small and  the   giants
very large lets them know at once that
h.-will overcome them all     1   attempt
siory-telling myself; but it is no good.
There are so   many    wonderful   books
for boys that my finest conceptions fall
fiat.    I take my hero into  the   depths
of the forest     It is night, and his only
weapon ia a penknife.     Dark shadows
glide past, which he knows to bewolaea. ]
There   is   the   roar   of  the  lion, the
monarch of the forest, in the distance.
Monkeys leap from tree to tree ; per
pents of prodigious amplitude are creep,
ing about in all directions. This ia
surely piling it ou pretty high ; but my
l-irHtnoa are only mildly interested. I
set the forest on fire. What a situation' Alone in the jungle, except for
the affrighted beasts that rush by—
alone with a penkuife, Death stares
him in the face I look round to tee
bow this lakes "I know what he
did," said Tom, coolly , "he cut the
grass round about him with his knife,
and so the flames cou'.d not get near
him" "He escaped into the cave,' says
J ack , though 1 had made no mention
of a cave "He jumped on toa buffalo,
which bote him io a place of isfety,"
suggests Millar, for it me* not the males
alone who are blast. I confess that he
was to have done oneof tho.e thing.,
bnt I am irritated into killing him just
ss a lesson to them. "Next morning,"
I .ay impreuiveiy, "nothing rrmainel
to mark tbe spot where he stood bul a
few ashes.' "Whoae were tbey I"
asked Jack "Were tbey a tiger's I"
asked Milly, at last a little impressed,
"Not at all," I say testily; "they were
tne hern's: he had been burned to
death '" "But what," Tom would like
to know, "did he do after thatt"
"What could he uo," I retorted, "after
he wai dead 1 Tbat is the end of the
story." "But he wasn't really dead,"
Milly says, with conviction "Dead,
and reduced to ashes," I say. "But
I thought it wasastoiyl" And so
they go away with a very poor opinion
"f thai sort of tale. Sometimes I make
a de iien of the jungl- bite off t e
hern's head, and they say "Yes!" as if
the story was just beginning to be interesting. It iajust the some whether
he is drowned at sea, or blown from a
gun,or buried in a living tomb. How
ever, both my boys air in three languages now ; and Milly can correct her
father when he mixes up Watt and
lhe Eirl ol Surrey— St fames's Oatelie.
A BUD THAT LIVED.
BY PAUL '.'LHHINO.
1 <aas nil A visit to my old friend
Andie Martin, M.D. He had a de
lightful place io tbe country, up among
the Berkshire hills in Massachusetts.
Kur a good ninny years he had not foi
lowed his profession, but he nag still
ihe medical man to the lip of his
ringers. Ir was a warm evening in tlii*
early part of September, and after
dinner I followed the doctor and his
wife on to the many-pillared, creeper
covered | verandah, that wss broad
tnough for a coaoh-and-four. The
night was cloudless, and the white
moonlight lay upon the lawn, and on
the open spaces between the clumpa of
limber in the undulating park-like
land beyond. Moths and fire-flies were
out in force, and the air was lively with
lire chirruping of jjrnss-hoppers and the
bird-like whistlings of the frogs. We
sat and smoked, made a few observations, and sunendered ourselves to
the soft bewitching loveliness of the
night. After a while Mrs. Martin
retired within, leaving us two old
cronies to ourselves. We had discussed medical matters, theology, and
politics for a considerable time, when
the chances of conversation led me to
remark that i> waa astonishing how
little of romance there was in teal life.
1 aaas aware that the observation Was
neither brilliant nor oiiginal, but then
neither was it absolutely ri liculous.
Yet Manin only laughed in a knowing
wnv, hs much as to sav, "My dear fellow, inn don't know everything Do
vou kmi' romance in real life when
you see H I"
I hii construction nf bis laugh caused
inriiiiii, "I havu .erii something of
life, ns vou know , but as far is mv ex
peneiitc goes, 1 am an entire stranger
to romance."
Did you nevei meei aaith any one
i bat was not a stranger 1" asked
Martin, in his tempting, half-satiric
way.
' 1 have met many who have kitted
the Blarney stone, if ti.al is what you
mean."
No, thai is noi whal 1 mean.   I au, -
poM you bave bints i»    suggestions   of
iiinance  iu   you I    own    life     haven't
you.
After thinking a bit, 1 answered,
"Oh yes; a few. But they came to
nothing.    They died in ihe bud."
"Certainly ; bin they might not have
died in th« bud. And had they only
kept on living and growing, what i
garden of romance your prosaic life
would hive been!" lie sai.l, laughing*,
but with no cli.ill. ii'.c in his   laugh
"As a matter of fact, however," I
said, "they died ; nnd it i. my belief
thev generally >:n sn. lu actual life
the buds die ; but in fiction, snd in
fiction only, we have lhe full bloom
ami the golden fruit."
"1 think it probable, following lhe
analogy of nature lhat for every seed
that sprouts and snoots, a million lie
dormant. Indeed, if ii were not so
theprosaical would become th" romantic
from its very scarcity. Youi pipe is
oul ; are yoa tired 1"
"Not in the least "
"Well, fill your pipe, ami if you care
to listen, I will tell yon a true I .le
which ir not, I think, a hundred leagues
from : In* romantic."
"You are sun it is tiue f
"Quite gure."
" How do you know  that j"
■ns    myself
am  glad lo
and
bear
" Well,   it    co
my   wife."
Indeed !    Well
it     go ahead.'
Tilt   Do,.Toll's STOI-.I
1 avas a young fledgeling physician
fr.--.li from the schools I had studied
in Edinburgh, Dublin, Paris, and
Vienna 1 was well equipped with
medals and parchments . ami
having been oflii uilly told so by half-
»-do-en learned bodies, 1 had no doubt
that I was a remarkable cleaei voung
man, destined to he oneof lhe darling.
of fortune and an orament to the pro
fession Meanwhile I was poor, and
fortune lit her coy way was holding
Iwek. My mother and sister lived in
a quite genteel way, in a pretty little
cottage in the country . My mother
had almost beggared herself to educate
me in the style my father had mapped
out before he died. I was not at all
inclined to limit the claims she had
upon me.for it was entirelydue to her af
fection and self sacrifice that I was bred
nobly to a noble profession, instead of
being meanly taught a mean trade.
When the time came for fortune to
open her reticule and make men present
of a good practice , I must say she did
not show to advantage. Thejade threw
in my way nothing more tempting than
a position aa assistant to a metropolitan
doctor, whoae practice was large but
not very remunerative, as it lay mainly
in poor quarters of the city Still,
money apart, the position had certain
advantages in the matter of experience ;
and more especially that, owing to
parchments and medals, 1 was enabled
to obtainan appointment on the visiting
medical staff of Bellevue Hospital.
This brought me in to contact with most
of the leading surgeons and physicians ;
onto which waters I hopefullycast every
crum of bread I could raise, in view of
the promise so well known to all needy
waiters on the banks of the river of
chance.
One day I went into the fever ward
to see a patient in whom I was interested. The poor fellow, an Englishman
was delirious, and crying piteously to
his mother, ns he imagined the nurse
to be, to forgive hun for running away
and leaving her to go into the workhouse, somewhere in Shropshire. The
nurse was evidently touched, anil did
her Ire-it to sooth him. As I drew near
she drew back. Having made my
examination, I turned to leave, and then
for the first time did 1 behold the
purse with the eyes of a man, instead
of avith the somewhat supercilious eyes
of a visiting physician. Tall, with
black hair and eyes, a face pale but
curiously refilled and full of infinite
attraction, she stood gracefully, avith
her hands clasped in front of her ; and
in her plain well-fitting dress of grey
stuff, with white linen collar and cutis,
she made, I thought, a marvellously
striking picture. 1 bowed to her, but
1 did not pass on. On the contrary, 1
engaged her in conversation about my
patient. She was quite self-possessed,
answered my questions intelligently,
and in some of her remarks suggested
a knowledge that is not often found in
a hospital nurse. Her voice was
singularly pure and sweet, and them
was a certain something iu her manner
that hinted of high breeding.
"I   have   not   seen   you    before, 1
think?" I said at last
"No, sir ; I think not."
"Have you been here long ?"
"Six weeks only ; but I am not aery
regular,     1 miss   a day or a night now
and then "
"Do you enjoy being here '.'"
She smiled slightly, as she answered,
"It is   hardly a  place   of   enjoyment,
Still, it interests me greatly."
"May I inquire vour name, please '"
"Van Meter    Ethel  Van Meter
"Thank you very much.    I think the
delirium    will    leave   hun    before   to
morrow     t.ood    morning,    Miss   Van
Meter,'   1 said, ottering nil  hand
Doctors do not, as a rule, shake
hands with nurses 1 kneaa it, and
she also knew it For a moment she
hesitated, then, giving me a quick
glance, she touched my hand, while u
faint color crept, into her face Some
hours later 1 saw my patient again, but
the nurse had gone off duty. The case
in question avas an ordinary case of
typhoid fever, but of a sudden its
features must have changed, 1 think,
for I found it, advisable to note its
character three times a day for several
BUccessiae days. And yet Miss Van
Meter was never on duty. Considered
as a syuitom of the case in hand, 1
found that her absence was much to be
regretted. At last 1 resorted to the
matron, and from her I learned that
Miss Van Meter had, at her own request been transferred to the consumptive ward.
"Is she a New   Yorker I"    I asked.
"I do not,   know, sir.    She is   not a
paid nurse ; she gives ber service for the
sake of the experience."
"Will you let me have her town address, please'!"
"Certainly, Dr. Martin ; with
pleasure," answered, the matron, turn
ing and bending over her desk to hide
her look of amusement.
I took the address, thanked her, and
went and made sure that Miss Van
Meter was on duty ; then I aaeut out
to explore her address, 1 hail a notion
that I should find her home to be more
in accord with her person than avith
her assumed station in life, She avas
questionless a lady of wealt", and could
afford not only to have, but. ;o indulge
her whim
addre,s, and full of curious fancies ibat
gradually shaped themselves into a
' oherei.t day ilriam, I loast RMMieM
ness of the outside world When tbe
hack stop|M-sl. I lumped out and lookeal
around HM There was nothing aristo
cratic to l»' mm      It was a short street
..p.-ii only at oi nd, and   made up of
ln-ki. liKu ,'■-. small, and pretciitiouslv
painted It struck me as a region in
habited by thrift a mechanics I was
half iii.liii.il t.er.-.-iitei the back and
dine ba.-l., bul I think I lacked the
' moral courage I was standing right
opposite ll,.-iIimu i,l the house 1 met
si-eking Tin house was like all the
i, -1 new, small, cheap and pretention,
1 rang the ls-il in desperation. A
woman wealing a purple velvet ,lt.ss
and a kit. hen apron answered the dooi
Now I submit that a purple velvet
dress is hardly in keeping with the heat
room of such a house, and in the uaen-
ing ; but in the morning, when all the
housework is being done, and un_!eraii
apron- well, I fear my manner was a
trifle brusque
"Does Miss Van    Meter live here i"
"Yes, sir, she does "
"Oan I see her'f"
"No; she ain t in. She's at the
hospital."
"Oh, you are not her mother I
think1" '
"Oh no, sir, that 1 am t She only
;",111.1.-, and lodges here. I guess she
ain't gotten a father or mother "
"Indeed I 1 did nol know thai.
Has she been with you long?'
"Nig! on three months. She comes
from Massachusetts way, from all that
1 can learn But she ain't very talka-
tive, sir."
1 asked one or two more questions,
withheld my name which I was invited to leave, and wished the royally
arrayed daughter of the people good
morning. I did not return to the
hospiial that day ; and as I sat smoking
iu my den at night, I atli-ctcd the part
of the sadder but the wiser man. I
runmnliiluicil inv-flf on the n.-iu way
iu which 1 had at the start pricked my
little painted bladder of romance. I
rated myself soundly for my idiotic
susceptibility ; 1 took a vow of callousness in the future , I called upon my
stars to write me down an ass if ever I
looked at a girl again until I had made
sure she was an heiress nt the least
Thus did I put on a giant's uruiour,
forgetting that my natural stature was
was not heroic. For two days 1 was
brave — that is to say, I kept out of the
I fight; I avoided the hospital altogether.
On the third day I wanted to* see the
senior house-surgeon on an important
matter. I went into his office, and
there I found Miss Van Meter. She
was looking out ofthe window, and as I
entered she turned and bowed. I went
up to her and shook hands.
"I avant to see Dr. Hoare ; is he
within?" I asked, looking towards a
door that led into a large consultation-
room.
"Yes ; he has been engaged for some
time now 1 don't think he will be
long. 1 am waiting to see him also, but
I am not in a gieat hurry. You may
see him lirst if yon wish, sir," she said,
and her voice sounded like music. I
remembered   that   saying  of   Matter
Trueavit ; I love tueasure in the feet,
and number in the voice ; they aie
gentleness that oftentimes draw no less
than the face
"Thank you very much, but y-iu
knoiv the doctoi is a gri'at stickler foi
the rule, first come first served He
aa'oulil never forgive me if he knew thai
I bail broken if, especially to a nurse
He looks upon a nurse, you know, as
hslt angel and half pet."
"Y'S, he is ecoentt-C rn some things,
but entirely good I am sure.     Is he not
also very clever in his profession ■
••Cleaer, Miss Van .Meter, is uo
word for it 1 think sometimes that he
is inspired Be has performed operu
tions thai llu..' never been attempted
by anv one else And what is better,
he has succeeded in theni He de
serves to l.c immortal, and it he had
only a President to work upon, instead
of au Irish navvy, he would haae been '
I wa.syouug then, and enthusiastic, but
age nnd experience and technical
knowledge have done little to modifa
ma esiiinalion of I hat wonderful man
"llu ! what ia grand thing it is to be
a man, when one is clever '" exclaimed Miss Van Meter enthusiastic
ally.
"Cleverness is a aery common commodity in these days. The desirable
thing is genius. But I hope you are
never tempted to wish vou were a
man ?"
"Oh dear, no ; I think we women are
much better olf than you men. And
we owe our position to the men. I,
for me, am not ungrateful,'' she said,
smiling sweetly.
"You are   evidently   happy   iu your
work.    Many ladiesare not, I fear.
"Yes, I think I am happy."
'•But you are not sure, eh I"
"1 am not sure—what, mortal is I"
"1 can   ask questions  better   than 1
can answer them.    Yet 1 think I may
say,    for   once,    that  I   am   perfectly
happy."
"Really I How long has it lasted,
doctor 1" she asked iu a light mocking
tone, and with a flash of her dark
eyes and s little toss of the head, that
made her look more attractive than
ever
(Til  SE   UOKTIHt-P.)
Merchant Tailor and Draper
>'i aaxr St., Pom Moodt
Bl-';- MOST KBSPECTri'LLY TO
inform hia old patrou and th. public
at large that he hai jut opened a _uit-c_aM
Tailor Shop at th. Terminus of tb. C. P. K.,
where may be found one of the Largeat aaaort -
menu of
BROADCT-OTHN,   SCOTCH   AND  CAN
Al'IAN TUFWiS, FREN'CH OOOD8.
Ac, Ac..
On th- Mainlaud, and where orders will la,
, rive prompt .tteution
. '.iiipi-ta--atula. Uou guai-xiUrd.
Hatronure    hum*  mauufactnr.  by glai-tf
inr | trial
.a a. KJOff, r-rop.
I'M-\ t.ER
STORE
..i:kkn rub, run moodv
D.B. BRANT, Proprietor,
SPUING   STOCK
Just Received !
'|*-HL   I.Mil.K>li.M.D  r,,foeUullf ie
*     forms th. citizen, of Port Moody u.
vicinity tha. h. has jut raostvid elsrf
and variad assortment of l
DRY GOODS,
(iRUCEBIEB,
Boots and Shoes
Ready-made Clothing
Hm.,  BiCj
Hiring bought the above  Stock lor C.
I am prepared to mil at the lowest
CASU PRICES.
Vegetables and Mte
IS    SEASON.
A  i.AI.1.  aR8PBOTPOU,V SOUCITKD
FALES  & CO.
IK VOU WANT THK VALUE OF YOU*
money go to Kales k Co. loi
FURNITURK,
REl>DINO,
BED ROOM -SET..,
WALL PAPER,
I'lCTURES,
CROCKERY.
Hardware,   Crocerlaa,
DRY GOODS,
BOOTS k SHOES,
CABINET WORK,
CARPETING,
I'I'H.iI-STERIKO,
PAINTING, ke.
UNDERTAKING A SPECIALTY
Clarlu Street,
Port Moody
New
China
j'1-m:-m:y
Oppo-titiou   Washing and irocubf done in
l •:-.t A**, tty\e
References if required.
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Etc., Cto.
Town Lots for sale in
every part of the
Town site.
If you want to lease or purchase live acres
of the richest soil peou-iarry adapted for
, market gardens, apply to A. R. Houae, real
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for
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suitable for market
gardeners, etc.
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THK ITEEK'S NEWS
HOME.
The .ni/,'in .if Victoria at*, arid*
awake ; they never hum an opportunity
ot' advertising in faahiou_ble style the
lilessings provided liy mature lor tin-
city in which tiny residr. On Monday
they presenti'ilti, the Mayor,.. Montreal ]"£',;. 7,T x'. I \- "v.". - l'i" V,'.. •' il" VI i, -'. ■ 1 ■. -T ]. t'. Vi.'
ra   iii-giuticR-i.     IK,U.|U.-I    ,.t      Hoavi-rs   M.(|  .(..(|.     .,,„, ,,,„.„   | I,,,,-.,.   ,-„„.
plucked    ill the    open    lair      Hire   asv
liaac all uhuiiiUnt   supplv of ibe  most
—»**—' ■ ' ■"■"
Ki)i|'ii' .    rami ' rtll. il   ml" iii    th.
. Colli*.1* i.»tion uf th, Klin" i" bold
Austria and Prussia,  in   cli-fk.    An
uIlium i' iill'-iisiae nnilil'li'n-.iai- I.. t aa.-i-n
Prance and Ruaia would compel Kng
| land,  \nstiiii, (,,'iiiiuna, and   Italy to
ii l   together atid   put forth   all tbeir
efforts' against    a   couihinatioii   more
d_Utf**t*_M.a to Klli'opi' (hull lie ninl'ii i"li
of ll,.- first  Napoleon.
Tli*'  I.islii.p of   UanrbesU'i i. uol ;i
tuntotaler.       At   ia    i tiun    "I    tbe
! Church of b-iiglaiid Teuipcraiu-u society
Ion Tuesday   be   laid .    P'Many   years
ago I si^neil a conditional pledge,   nnrl
FOREIGN AFFAIRS.
Is-autiful Bowers : bat, tba Mayor avas
here ami dill not -see one ,if tliein ; lis
was in the Koyal City, avliere II ,avir-
are ns plenty as empty Ill-nils, still ther,'
In- .saw no flow ns. Iii- el iuiate along
ilii-i-oas! of lhe Mainliainl is tm, line;
it nourishes beautiful plants Imt il
makes the kiimian skull very thi' k. and
.lulls the Intellect
A shipment of fruit avlm i, left Liver
pool on the 7th of Vov. ami   Montreal
,,n the *_iiii. arrived here on Monday.
That ia doing well. Tl," great road
will surely bring lis a gnat mule.
If we may judge l.v reports of police
mills in the Chinatoavn of Victoria
that city is alDief.-tl hy a dfloadful
disease (jnilistowii is a sink ol Iniquity
>. at will spread, ll is Impossible- trr
live close I.y siirli » heap "I liltlt and
■si'Upe the disease.
Heavy lialteries of artillery are, on
the way from England, and mill he
earned overland to this port, it is
>|uit« possible they are intended for
defence at the mouth of tbe fillet.
Profcesor Saunders came all the avay
from Ottawa to select in tli>s Province
a farm tola- used Iry the Dominion
l.oa-ernineiil for experimental purposes.
Vancouver Island is onlv lit lo lie used
as an orchard ; along the coast of the
Mainland cereals of any kind may lie
produced in great abundance without
irrigation, but north of Ynle no crop
can he raised without ditch water.
Therefore the Professor must select
three farms. Thn evidence obtained ou
a farm in the Islaad avould be useless
on the Mainland ; and at Lillonel the
information obtained iu Clover Valley
avould Iw worse than useless.
At the Nanaimo assizes avhich ter-
undated on Tuesday, AdamHcKelvey
was tried for perjury. He obtained a
title to land iu Comox by swearing
that hehad expended in Improvements
the sum required by tho law. And it
would appear from the evidence of com-
pctcnt witnesses that he swore the
truth ; but the jury did not agree. A
jury of ignorant men is u mockery.
Trial I.y such a jury is not a privilege.
It is a shocking sight to see twelve
ignorant malicious men sworn to give
a verdict according to the evidence in
a case where a mad they dislike is the
prisoner. The old jury wa. a shield
for justice, but the modern jury has
too much ignorance in its composition
and therefore the verdict is sometimes
iu direct opposition to the evidence
In this age a jury of three judges ii
better thau a jury of twelve men chosen
from the long panel. The proceeding
in which the twelve are engaged looks
very like a sham. It would be just us
well to decide the question of guilt by
tossing a sixpence.
old   me    I Imt   I
i\<   n|i   huli my
t
second yer
nitei Iv.     It)   do tor
avould either Iniae    lo
Work or take Mime   li^hl   at l III ll In I it
was    reilieiilous   tu talk   of    giving up
hull     l,,V avork,    anil   t Inn fun-    I   tried
the   stimulants   and   never    had    the
aymptotoa    again.     Thousands of  men
 I"in. the  greater   pan of iIc iu
lelh'etiuil work of England cannot ita
without stimulants, and it would br'
monstrous for tbem eitliet to oouiuiil
suicide or giae ii|i half Iheir work
Mr. .lohn Dillon M.I'- at a meeting
in the   County   Koseiiininoll   last  aaeek,
described the O'Conor Hon avho lathe
lineal descendant of the last Irish King,
as "a verv    bad   landlord,   aaors-   tbtiti
Oromwell."    Iml I said the. orator "a
great many of Cromwell s   troopers be-
came landlords, and more Irish than
ourselves ; but the worsl of tbem was u
better landlord than the O Conor
Don ' The land war is carried on avith
great skill by the tenants and the reductions in rent varies from twenty to
fifty per cent. The steam engine is a
feiiiun head centre, a leveller and it avill
destroy the landlords.
UNITED   KIN'dDOM.
At a meeting of Protestant Home
Rulers in Dublin on Monday last, lord
Raudolph Churchill was denounced by
a magistrate named Clark who said :—
"He has no faith in the Conservatives,
nor the courage to leave them ; he be-
lievies it is better to reign in hell than
serve in heaven.''
The ipeeeh of Oen. Vou Moltke has
electrified the statesmen of F.urnpe.
This was folloaved by the tinry declaration of the Frenchman, Boulanger
who says "Victory follows rapidity."
Ill a round about way, but in the most
unmistakable manner he says "the lirst
blow is half the battle." Immense
military preparations are carried on
with great secrecy al nil the I'Veiuli
arsenals.
A terrific storm is raging ou the
coasts of the United Kingdom The
Irish sea is a sea of iiiiuiuUiiis, uml
they haae tumbled over the sea walls
along the coast avhich is covered with
wrecks.    The   sea at    I Inly 11 cud  was
truly awful, the oldest Inhabitant never
saw anything like it
Cardinal Manning on the relief of
distress iii Isiiiilnii says   ill the   Times :
"I have a true and reasoned respect
tor political economy avithiu its legiti-
mate sphere | but it is circumscribed by
higher moral laws to avhich if it oome
ill collision with them, il must ut least
for a time giae avay. If on the sound
and strict principles of political
economy poverty and sickness eould be
remedied by thrift and provident dis
pensaries, I should rejoice ; but know
ing as ave all must lhat thrift nnd
providence have, as yel. nisde but little
impression upon the multitudes avho
are poor, hungry, sick, ami dying, we
arc compelled to relieve human sull'er-
iug for avhich no sounder or    more dii
UNITED STATES
The     President's   uicssage   must   be
very good   I ausc   it docs not   please
either party. He regrets the ill treatment, of thtl Chinese ou the Pacilic
Coast, andsays:— "China will meet, us
half way in limiting the emigration of
her subjects ' Thai clause pleases all
the self made men, who are only slave
owner* in disguise. The presence of
the Chinamen ou tbis continent is uu
insult to sixty millions of people ; but
the millionaires avould wish to sen the
whole American population decorated
with tails and adorned with the cringing servility of slaves.
The surplus this year will amount to
lS90,OO0,0OO, and the President urges a
reduction of the revenues 'ry so modi
fyilig the taritl us to cheapen the
price of the necessaries of life.
lie says: "The agriculturist pays unnatural profit* avhich, try the action of
the government, is given tothe nninii
fiictuiiT. ' He recommends that three
army officer* and three civilliaus shall
be appointed commissioners to enquire
into the conduct of Indian agents; and
he favours the allot incut of Indian land*
in severalty.
The Concord Labor Club of Ncav
York entertained Henry lleorgc nt
dinner on Monday night, nnd in his
after dinner speech he said: ".Men
think of work a* a boon, and seem uneasy avhen not lit avork I'll confess
that 1 looked for avork many und iiiaiiy
u weary day, but I can't say that 1
hanker alter avork. Too much avork
is the curse of our present system.
It jams three-cornered men into round
hoies, und round men into three-
cornered holes. What ll tre iiendous
waste, of the faculties of men." The
reformation of avhich Mr. Henry
(•corgi: makes the people think will
never be accomplished. The multitude is fettered by the chains of a sliiiln
civilization avhich ciiunol bo broken.
Universal extravagance isu monstrous
master, and will grind the heart* out
of all the people on this continent
There is UO hope for men lhat believe
in labels, and frrsh oysters from Winni
I"'*-.'
Ou   Monday   Marvin    T.    Ilugliilt,
general manager   of   the   Chicago ami
North-western Railroad, culled on the
President and asked for an order lo
ulhiav a   right   of   way for    the   load
through Fort  Meade   military   ro*w
aation in the Black Hills district j uml
lie I'rcsiilcnl proinplly ami lirinly refused the request. It is quite possible
the Indian's avill get snine just ice before
ibe <iny <>f judgment.
II e uow buys employed in Sou thorn
Florida by  the cattle kings have lately
lllllllse'l llieliiselaes ill tile old fashioned
border riillian style among the Seminole
Indians ol Dale aud Monroe oounties,
Tbey drive 0_rtbo   Indians  cuttle and
■hoot their hog* j lad week they ihol
au Indian, and in live minutes three of
the rulliatis were riddled avith rifle
bullets The. Seminoles muster 700
avarnois, all famous horsemen, uud
evcrvone as brave us it British bull
dog ; they put on llie war paint immediately after the shooting and tin
settlers    dread     a    general    inassicre.
Forty tavo   families left   their   ho s
last aaeek and avent into Titusvillc,
where Lynch laav for the coavboys is
strongly recommended by (Ile citizens.
A writer in the t'/i/tur<, Magazine
says: "Congress is no longer a legis
lafive body : its degeneration is ad
niitted.     It consists of a plutocracy  at
i.'iplined
relief     exists.      The    good   one end (the Senate) and a   luobocracy
samaritan did not delay to pour oil and
wine into the wounds of the man half
dead until lie had ascertained whether
he was responsible for his own distress." The Cardinal recommends the
Home Oovernmeut to "provide fields
for willing hands in our vast Empire,
and by doing so secure the permanent
welfare of multitudes avho, pent up at
home, destroy our social prosperity
and are themselves destroyed.
In a    leader of    the    Times   on    t
(the House of Representatives)at tin
other ; und the tavo chronic perils of B
democracy have a firm grip on Ihe
Congress of the United States. The
educated class, avith feav exceptions, is
barred out of political life, and the
gnat prise* are bestoued on stump
orators and 111.11 destitute of practical
knowledge ol the operation of civilized
goaeriinients. '
On Tuesday a St.    Louis    syndicate
ired a ninety-nine years lease of   a
Mexico.     The   farm
acqui
It  avill    be
l'-astern question the writer says ;_"lf! tract of land   iu   .Mexico
the Balkan States  avere t.„ pas's   mule,■, skirls the Rio Cratidc and il
Russian    influence    the    Czar     aaould j long and six miles  wide.
acquire   at a   stroke   a pr, dominating   used for i cattle pasture,
power extending   from ibe   Adriatic to      ^ K„_ „•_■„_■_ monumental wort apply t.
the Black Sea,   as vast as that   which
tbe first   Napoleon created for hiuiBelf
llie European .>nt 1.m,k bus in noway
improved, foi although everywhere
■ in ipai.itiac ijuici prevails, the relations
between Russia and ihe other European
nations, except France, are very
trained. The triple alliance is simply
a myth, and the Oar. it is well-known,
i* harassed with home affairs and may
in a moment of despair, become embroiled in a great war. It is a well-
known naiiini avith great statesmen that
aalicn affairs at home become dcs'icrate
,, foreign a-ar is the Irest alterative, and
this aii iv nf the .asc may be adopted liy
the Czar's advisers. It is said M. Denial-- has-retired and made avay lor
Count   I uliaiii.ff  avho is   c*i|sji'ted,  no
doubt, in adopt tlie views of the Emperor .villi ({renterfacility than M. DeGlen.
This is, i" lay the least, an unpromising
prospect, because tho policy of M. Dc-
Gieri wai always conciliation,     The
pa|ici rouble which is nominally worth
aliout sia, shillings, has fallen to about
one shilling and tenpence. As it is
quite a mailer of uncertainty where the
Oar may fix upon a* the pro|ier point
ol attack, Germany and Austria are
both carefully watching events and are
fully prepared. Affairs have now-
reached that point avhen all- even assumed indifference, is out ot place,
and both German statesmen and newspapers are engaged in courting the
good opinion of England. The Britisli
Government from her peculiar parliamentary institutions, renders her foreign
policy of the most uncertain character.
For instance, if Lord Salisbury was to
lie displaced to-morrow by Mr. Gladstone, the present foreign policy of the
Uritish Government would be completely changed, and England avould at once
lake a hack scat, much to her degradation and loss. But this uncertainty in
her diplomatic relations, is almost an
advantage, because any Government
may point to that fact, as an excuse for
avoiding entangling alliances, and she is
thus left free to throw in her weight,
where and avhen it is likely to be most
effective and advantageous. 'I'he state
of feeling in England on lhe present
phase of affairs in Europe, can be readily judged from the state of the stock
market : consols have now reached the
enormous price of 102 to 102^.
Money for temporary loans, appears
plentiful, berause there is really no demand for it. Meantime, every effort is
being made to place the forces of the
country in a stale of readiness for any
unexpected turn in the affairs of the
European continent. France is in a
similar position to Russia ; her finances
arc in a deplorable condition and wc
fear her change of ministry will not improve her position. M. DeFreycinet
avas probably her best statesman and
he had really the best interests of the
country at heart. He dreaded a quarrel with Germany and did all in his
power to avert it. His little scheme of
diverting public attention from a war of
revenge, by sending M. Herbette to try
and induce the German Chancellor to
join France in demanding the evacuation of Egypt by the English, utterly
(ailed. His object was only to draw
the bellicose feeling of the French army
from Germany to England, because he
knew that England would stand a good
deal, rather than quarrel with France,
lie intended, no doubt, had M. Herbette succeeded, to have acted Bom
bastes up to a certain point, and then,
if possible, hinting that the country
would be appeased if England would
permit the annexation ol the New Hebrides by France. Whether Gen. Bou-
l.ingei who, we observe, is chosen by
every aspirant for the leadership, is
Minister of War, has had anything to
do with the fall of M. DeFreycinet, we
ate unable to say, but it looks very like
il and slums plainly lhat the army is
determined «1 a quarrel avith Germany.
All this is perfectly clear to Bismarck,
who is now taking every precaution.
The pacification of Burmah is now
going forward in earnest, and Daunts,
rebellion. Shavs and ill-advised pretenders to the throne of Burmah, will be
finally disposed of and the peaceuble
inhabitants allowed to follow their legitimate avocations. It is satisfactory to
note that some agreement has been
come lo between England and China
in view of possible hostilities with Russia. The Chinese have many cause; of
quarrel avith the Muscovites and a good
excuse for attack can be created at
any time. This for England, is a very
good card lo have in her hands, as,
should Russia attempt anything on the
Indian frontier, the Chinese can easily
sweep the Cossacks from Kuldja and
vicinity, and so give the Czar plenty to
do at that point.
A FOURFOLD WORK.
Burdock Blood bitters act at th. aanie
time upon the liver, the bowels, the kidneys
anil the akin, relieving or curing in every
case. Warranted satisfactory or money re-
funded.
—•*S_.^"***Oii*-a*-s-SB-_-__a_-.
WATER    AND   SEWERAGE
THE CITV.
Everyone knows that these l»o essentia] desiderata ior the preservation of the
health of our  cituens  should be constantly kept before the attention of our
citizens.    We are well aware that they
are costly improvements  and require a
very large outlay at first; but these facts
would have no terror for good business
men,  who could understand that they
are reproductive  and more likely to be
a source of wealth  to the city besides
being a source of health to our citizens.
It must be borne in mind that our \io\i-
ulation is   rapidly increasing  and that
the sale of our squares and o|ien spaces,
in accordance with the original plan of
the eity, is causing that  increase to be
confined  to a certain limited  space in
the centre of '.he town.    The dwellings,
belore these sales, were much scattered,
and  the wells  in many cases  shallow-,
and supplied for the most part with stn-
facc water,   were  still   comparatively
wholesome.     But the  matter is  vera
different now.     The strata upon which
this city is built  is principally  gravel
and very porous ;   the  consequence is
that being on a gentle slot,*: the dwellings in the lower part of the city receive
the  moisture  into  their   wells   which
drains from the dwellings above.     This
is a very   serious   matter   and   if not
promptly attended to may cause a great
deal  of disease,  and  from  being the
healthiest and  most agreeable place of
residence in the Province, it may come
to be  regarded as quite the reverse.
Some feeling with regard to the condition of the  wells must have  impressed
some of our citizens, to say nothing of
the fact that, in dry weather, the wells
become dry, and an attempt was made
to get over the difficulty by obtaining
water through  pipes,   from  the upper
portion of the townsite ; but this was a
frail and very imperfect resource for the
much needed  supply, as the water was
little  better than that in the old wells
and the quantity very deficient.    It is
quite evident that anything less than a
copious supply from some never failing
source—such  as the upper Coquitlam,
is merely trifling with a very great danger and  may  cause  lasting  regret to
everyone in this community, if the difficulty is  not  met  in a proper manner.
We are sure there is no one amongst us
even in the case of those possessing real
spring  wells  who   would  grudge   the
price of a good supply of wholesome
water, hence the  introduction of pure
water from an exhaustless source would
be a very profitable enterprise.     We
should  certainly  recommend that the
water supply belong to the corporation,
because as the city expands and alterations are  required,  these can be made
in the most convenient  manner and to
the best advantage for all concerned.
But, can we depend on the honesty and
business   capacity   of  our   municipal
councils?   There lies the rub.    If we
should  be pestered  with boodle aldermen and  lacqueys to   future   honest
Johns, we had  better  leave it  in the
hands  of a company and  secure ourselves by the careful insertion of clauses
in the charter which would prevent any
imposition.    With regard to sewerage,
which is equally necessary  with a good
supply ot  water,  the  progress of construction must be carefully considered,
and effected as  rapidly as the city revenue may permit.      The sewers should
be commenced   where  they arc most
urgently required and a certain portion
completed  every year  upon a well digested plan.     The  beautiful site of the
city, on a gentle slope, affords the most
••cried  form of drainage ; and, if the
city is blessed  with an exhaustless supply of water,  such  as  we   described
above,    the   sewers   when   completed
could  be  flushed  from  time to time
making this one of the healthiest cities
in the  world.    The peddling and nonsense of recent  city councils has been
very   contemptible.      Filling   tip   the
streets with sawdust and buying a great
toy like our steam  fire engine, are not
very business like transactions.    Had
our city councillors  been  wise,   they
would have  adopted the recommendations which appeared in the columns of
this journal,    years ago,  and   placed
large tanks at  the rear of the city with
pipes laid in the principal streets fitted
with fire plugs.    The force of the water
descending from the tanks would have
greater power than a dozen of the best
steam fire engines.
I-OK   rHKCANADUN   PACIfll    RAILWAY.
.-let ia- ar,.- the travelling aud economical
..da jntau.r of the Canadian I'acific Railway
to the inhabitant, of tbe United Kingdom
and Canada, they mav lit considerably outweighed by ita imperial advantages. On
outbreak of a war between tbis country and
one er ii'iue formidable Powers, onr naval
mul mi 11.I1.1,it slims maybe prevented from
using the •-u'-r Canal ; an additional route
Will tlieieluie bs available tor sending mill
Lira ,nel naval a-wistauce to defend lli.Uaaiid
"iu Australasian ami Chineae po_.ea.iona
bs_.de* the old route via the Cape. Tbe
advantages of the Canadian compared with
that of the Cape route for inei easing the deft nee of thete fctfstg* dominium, are aeveral.
In tl., lii-t plan', ii'it 1.nly can British troop.
from llalltax be la,uted ill these possessiona
m-iiila r, week earlier than reinforcement*
froui [England, Imt military assistance from
the United la iii_,!iiiu .atiihl U- rendered more
ijiiickly than I.y ite.patchilig tioops ami
armaments hy the Cap* unit'-. Again, even
if tic .',,.'_' tutlii-si- lliiti.sli posseaaiona
ciitilil b* uncle us soon by the latter route a.
In tin- Can.,illali railway, the risk ot th.
, i|,lnt. an,I destruction ot the trans),,,it,
ooovsylng the military contingents would
bs fai - • 't'i thin aaould be run by the
rl'-auii is cairyi'rg tl.e,,, isros. Iin- Atlantic
and the I'acltic. 1'hc lerasnii ot this ilimin-
i-le.il 'lain-. 1 on the lalt.i mute is iM-a'ause
the naval .oul iuipii.im> d crui»ei* of the
iinliiv a.hiill \a nu lil lie ou the look-out t'i
destroy such ships would not have the same
facilities for pursuing tbem, tee lack of coaling aci'"Uimiiilati"ii.   sa thev   would   ill   the
north ot Gibraltar and in the India* Oomo.
Moreover, it i- rsssoubl* to believe that in
the lien, I'utiile, instead of Habfaa being Ihe
mily iinp.iial station where a garriaou of
Kiiti-h troops is kept iu the Ilouiiuiou of
(au.nla, "tli.-r impel ml military station, may
!"■ ei.tablislied at Winnipeg nnd at Port
Moody, or soma other locality in Britiah
Columbia near tire Pacitic. Ill thut i.-aae,
troop, hoin (he tan, latter stations eould Ih.
taken t" ..ur ten it'iiial possessioiiH in the far
B**t, India, Australia, aud Xew Zealand
several days earlier than the military from
Halifax. All the soldiers thtt* despatched
could readily ho la-placed by Canadian
inililu until ncav ^unisons arrived from the
mother country. For naval purposes the
Canadian Pucihc Kaitway aaill be very advantageous to the iui|H>rial interest-., for not
only can cicaas and stores for the Pacific
scjuailroii be uiiickly delivered from Kngland
or llulifus, nut torpedo-boats, submarine
mining apparatus, and other armament,
(inns and ilrinuinent for our Pacific merchant
ships to he used as cruisers and other aids to
the naval ships, and shipwrights to prepare
them as such auxiliaries, can also booh lw
conveyed from Kngland to Port Moody. If
rsgnlar lines ol lust-class mail steamer* run
hetaaeen Uritish I'oluinliia and .lapuu and
China, uud also hetaveen the Cuuadian territory uud Australia, not only will the in
llii'iiee nnd power of flreat Hritain b* immensely increased 011 the Pacific, but
throughout the world, uatln- passage through
the Suez Cunal aaill Mot be as important tor
the defence of   our   dominions   abroad as it
was before   ll peiiing of   the   Canadian
Pacific Itailway. We Khali, theretore, l»e
able to make fm better terms with foreign
Power* thau we previously could do. Under
the foreg-'iug cuiisidcratioii* there i. every
possible inducement for the British Govern.
ment, if it duly take them into account, to
give every reasonable encouragement to establish the two required lines of mail
Bteainers just mentioned ; and if it fails to do
so, the imperial nrlvnntngcs of tho new
route during war iu aaliieh (iteat Britain is
involved with one or more lirst or second-
class naval Powers may not be half a. great
as tbey otherwise avould be. Lastly, the
ini'HTial aspects of the new route to .lapan,
China, nnd Australia are greatly enhanced
by the probability that nn alternative submarine cable will he provided to Australia.
Tho only cubic connection with the mother
country and her Australian coloniea is via
the Red Sen, India, and .lava, by two lines belonging to the Eastern Extension Telegraph
Company. Until these were accideutly
severed a few week. ago. During war the
enemy can easily cut them. The importance
of nn alternative cable in an opposite direct-
tion is therefore self-evident. I understand
that comiiiiiuicatiolis have tnkeu place between the Canadian nnd Imperial Covern
ire-ills an, I between both and the Covern-
ments of Australia und New Zealand ua to
the laying down of a cnhle between Port
Moody and New Zealand, with stations on
thu Sandwich Jslauds, Stanutng Island, and
the Fiji group. If this tiiuch-reijuired new
eubl, is provided, the line of Bteainers between British Columbia and Australin may
naturally contribute towards their protection. It is to Is- hoped that the Imperial
uuttioiities will itiunifect greater interest in
the new route to China and Australia than
they have hitherto done, and that no reusou-
able expense aaill he spared by   them in ren-
deiiug it us  advantageous as  possible.—
Timi.
F. CRAKE
WATCHMAI.il
— AXD—
JEWELER,
.the store latel,,,
I oulter k Co. v " •
Ha.   .roved   f
Opposit-
to Cunningham,8,
on ( "luuibia .Street *
l-u.,,,.,1,  mm-,mm„ or Ita. H«,,,, ,.
„,.,.(  .11..,.,.* I.,....,,.  „      "P"
HAVIN.i   SKVEHKD   „ls | ,
t.ou ,,,11, M,. UeStmohueVt.-
pr-l-ired ta. do all kind,,.I "
FINE AND COMPLICATED
u«Jt Watches!
—ANI,—
•JEWELRY.
CHABOHI UUHONABU
*»*Watohe,   sent   by    null    ,„    „M
alta'nded to at once. ™
Re-Opening
J.S.IANS0N,
Merchant Tailor
HAA Of-KNKb AIBOPOI
McKI.NZIK   BTHEErj
New Wcstmiuhtt-i,
Kit at
Uooi  to tlie   Right   faun
Street, nnd will h»ve__lw._)_
haml a mil _t-.Hn iin.i.t ,,|
( bt unity
CANADIANS QOmO IIOMK.
A OOfTMpOflcUnt to the A'. )'. Sun aay* : —
"A few yotJTt nun a lotwqU waa promoted
here to indoofl tli-- French Canutliaiit. who
kul Mttl-td to the United Stntea to return to
Ciin.'ulft. Thoy rercivctl oflera of farina in
the province; i»f QtttbtG or aloii|f the lim1 of
tin* (''ti.a<li:tn I'itcilic railway in Ontario.
TbftMOt-ine praiMrtd N fur that in IH80
over 10, (MX) I'ntiili ('itnuiliaiiH weie repatriate.], in ISsl the iin.-iliers ran up to 21,000,
and wince then tin- Ota*n)Oot made in the
HM iln it t mu In* liven eiicuuragiuy. The
majority of theae people have lieen aettled
on 1-uhIi lands and I.h «' trm-ta of country
along the •.time* of Lake \i|n"*--iii^, the
valley of the (.ateueitu. ami the iiotthern
limit* ul tin* 1 ultiV'itc.i lamia in thia province
have ali tad) brtt l lean-.I hy the repatriated
people. Ill a-nnveiHatinii with 0M ofthe
promoter! "t the acheme recently I waa told
that report* from the varioua districts to
which these people Ind heen acittwera most
encouraging. They had, he nan), no deaire
to return tu  the United Slates.
Father Lahellc, who ia the head and front
of thi*. repatriation scheme, expreaaea confidence in oeiug itble to bring a greater mini
ber of his countrymen back next year than
he haa done uny year Mince the beginning of
the undcitakiiig. He ia devoting all his time
to tbe work. Kecently the gentleman to
whom I -"-poke assured me that more than
100,000 French .'■tn.uli._m_ had been brought
back from the United Statea aince 1880.
He anid it waa owing to thin fact that the
French Canadians had eo suddenly become
a political power in the Protestant province
of Ontario. 'From being a handful a few
years ago,' he said, 'the French Canadians
now number 130,000 souls iu that province,'
Pamphlets in large quantities are, he told
me, aent from Montreal to the different
French Canadian settlements in the various
.States of the Union, and special inducement-*
are offered to those who will return."
whon hn swept away "the Holy Roman
If you want to purchase or lease an excul
lieorgs Rudge, "Victoria Marble- Works, | lent building aite for business purposes ap-
MftugUa Street, Vietorin. O. H. MouckJ »ly to A. K. Howae. real estate broker,
agent, New Westminster. Port Moody.
UTILISING   NIAGAUA.
Tbe project for the utilisation of the vast
water power of tbe Niagara Falla is about to
be carried into ececutien. A tunnel will be
driven from a point about a mile above the
falla to a point below the falls. The length
will be abont two and a half miles, and the
head obtained will be 120 feet, Terbinea
will be put down to drive mills, ke. Lock
port, New Vork, will bene6t largely by this
enteroriee. Laud haa been eeeuivd and aui -
veyed on the line of the tunnel, and laid out
into mill sites, with amplo streets and railroad facilities, to accommodate *2,._ mills of
600 boiae-power each, or an aggregate of
119,000 horsepower, which is the engineer's
estimate of tbe capacity of the power obtain- j
able from tbe tunnel, whieh will Ite 16 feet
In diameter at the inlet, IS feet and 20 feet.
on intermediate sections, aud 24 feet at the |
FIRST-CLASS
Shingles
FOR  S-A-LJE.
Tht iiiiderrajgned haaon hand a large quantity of the vkry bust Cedar Shingles, which
he will sell in I-ts to suit, ut prices new. b_
fore lint nl n. in British Columbia.
Send lor prices before purchasing else,
where.
Ad drew all orders to
WM. F. PETERS, t
(jAirrri Orrics, Port MoojIt.
Foreign and Domestic Good
AND AT RKASONAI-LK 1'KHLs.
.   .p:e:_-__?i_ii.ct fi.
Uiursuteed in Bv.ryCW,
(ESTABLISHED W62J
Fred.
il-NlthAI   I.Kai Hi   is
Eickhof)
D-Al.lH   IS
GROCERIES
Provisions,
Dry    Goods
CLOTHING,
BOOTS &   HOiSJ
&•<-., A.v
Of First-Class Quality
ANIi    AT
Moderate   Rate*.'
Coiner ol From   uml  Begbie Sii.cu
NKW   WEHTMINBTEH
B. C.
MBRCASTILB 11 Mill
»tl*RKMK.NT :
Messrs Iti-sentlinl, If tier &
" WHITS  l.AHOF. "
Fine Boots & Shoes
B"'.l"'    AM, MAN   FKA.SIIS'"
THK aVr-ONSOCKET 4 UOOOYKAKilJ'
RUBBER GOODS.
TIIK I'AI'K ANN OIL .'U'THIV. I'
TIIK I'AUKORNIA I'RACKKK CO
'* MOUNT HELENA " VINEYAKH
LOS ANUELOS ANU RIVER.S1D.:
KKl'IT 11 ROW K1W A'S.S(K:IATI().N
ORANUKS ani. LEMONS
KTC., tVA, Bt
JOHN A. BRADLEY
HAMFLS    K.IO-! ' .
ITTY  AUCTION MART, 0..v_n.u*.t *
Victoria;
AND
New WenlmlnMS
nsroTicE!
Y'OTU'K IS HEREBY OlYKN TB*
1™ I intend to make application t"_ Jj
(hl.l Cuitiiiiia.itiri.-r of Landa ami _>'*
lur p-rmiaaton to purchase slaout IIW J™
of land more or le... aitnated in N»* ""
minater diatiic. "Group On." ami 'I1*'1:
aa follows : — Commencing at a puin' "•
Shore Line of [Jeep Cove on the I"* .
boundary of lot 543 about 10 .haiiw **>
the north west corner of lot 643, theae
abnut ltchaina,thence «outh about40""•"
thence aveat about 20 cliaina, tlieii.''0™
about 60 chaina, thence east about 40 .n«f
thence following meaiidcriiigs ul "llor*
to point of commencement. ,,„~r
H. J. A. BURN»'Tf
Port Moody, B. IV, Sept. 7th, I8»«
LIOKNSE TO" OUT TDK
To Hon. Thos. Whits, Una*** oF"
iNTtHIOR, Ottawa.
1 hereby apply for alienee tocl,.t")
on a certain  tract of lsnd .i._at« "•I
•bores of Lake Harriaoti,  and  M
about  (800)  eight hundred acre.,
tn a map or plan deposited with the
ion Timber Inapectar of thi. Prenm**-
JOHN R. HBO*
HarnMn Hot Springs, Oct. 1
1816. ty \fai JHooin (Bajettc.
rCULfAV.
DECEMBEK 18, 1886.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL.
;r. Marcus Smith, C. E., left for Ottawa
]je mid-day train ou Thursday,
irould be charming to hav.* a Itti.* now
uow—f**-u U getting moootonoaa*
^ B»rr  sawmill hoi again oommenoed
ttions and,   tluw tunc,   with Luge <
tti.: r. k.
je Admiralty havi* condemned forty-one
-, out old war ships, several ol w bich uw
rd for sale
host 900 'Chinaman are encamped al tbe
ait, employed la loading gravel trains
diluting the So*   .Vcstmtnstei hroool
,,.i^. GowwjroyI Taylor have n
.   ttni.-tit ol  i hu ttmai and N'< a
at U   to uini'h tin*\ Invite .*.- b
> irr (Ud to lawn that the Royal Mail
, i,ni between this oity and New Wmt
lle, [i i. * t-i*. in.* .. (ul! ,h nt ot publio
MfPi
iTu.-niLi) Mayor Iteaugrand aud j'uiy
nifil fnmi Victoria pei Princess Louise,
left nt 'J p. in. foi Sen IVesttnuutar by
ill train.
, Monday   engine   Wo,   362 ran off the
i jt ths Y.   by  which it whs ill
U*eil snd  wa«   brought   down  ;"    Porl
alv ior re|>airs.
I si.-i-i-n Deoksr "I the North Arm,
»rd Inlet, say**. ''The tides have been
erthis week than at an\ othei time dm
i„. past Bfteeti j boi
-ssfeasmsr Mtudt arrived ut tba U.P.B
n mt Thursday, 9th inat,, with 170 tout
st lor the oipiiip;iiiy ti be used forgt-n-
•ajpotrn along the line
icow was loaded at  the f. 1'. li. wharf
i'edne*day witli rails for Vancouver, In
fastion of the oompnny being permitted
;t«nd their line to thct eity.
ipeo. VV. Elder arrived at the C. P.K.
rf here on Wednesday morningj and took
I three airloads of co'aloil and oue carat broom oon for Ban Francisco,
auor licenses have been  recommended
ie i'ort Moody justices for  Mr, Darby's
riithment on l)oiiglan stretft, and to Mr.
t for an hotel at the C,l\K. wharf.
i. recent   wet weather bos-Affected the
tukmeuts on  tbe railway   where mod
tare frequent.     Thoy art now formin
lotions to railway traffic at all the weak
r. Childers. speaking at the Royal Co*
I Institute on Tuesdiy, uaid Im thoughl
iueiti"ii of th* federation of tha colonies
he purpnsa of defence nnd not of* tata*-
fra Apt for solution,
r, Marcus Smith duly survoyed ths New
hntnster bram-li on Saturday last, and
uunces it to be a first clans road in ever**
ict; no the new Westmiii iter city fathers
nqnire to " fork out."
i Sunday last tin* mayor of Montreal,
(ieo. Olds, traffic manager C, f. tt,,
nnan Rumville, and Mr. \Y. Stevens
etll., the tttttosa U.tin and proceeded
ictoria by tbe Prinoesi Louise,
tban. with regrel thai Mr. Henry Ab-
general Muperintendeiit «.l tin* WOstefn
loo of tho ('. P, K., ii seriously ill at
_ria. He will in nil probability be eon-
t to hin room for some day*, to roni'v
■ repining ol the C P. it. wharf has
brought to a clone for tin* Seaion, Thfl
ii the wharf east ol the freight shed hai
cut clem* of tbe sound portion, and a
wiry fern*-* biiiltjii'inind it to prevent
lenta.
wry considerabe traffic in passangers
freight, is looked for In the spring and
hotel keepers are making ready to re*
•it. Amongst others, the owners of the
donia hotel, Messrs. Kelly and Scott,
having large addition* made to tbeir
l,
uladicHof Port Moody have made ar-
msnti to give an entertainment lor
iron on (.'liristiuas eve, the principal
ire being a grand Ghristmu tre*., the
mts on whicli will be distributed by tliat
nlileand popular old gentleman—Santa
i.
w following is clipped from The People,
Inn. dated 14th nit.I- "Stalef Aiimth p
a KiiHuian, bus been arrested nt Porl
iy ou a charge of making sketches of
*i harbor, Hketehos addressed to ths
itn Government were fonnd in hii pos
m,"
•.rteamnip Wexioo arrived on Thurs*
9tliinst., at 5 p. m., with 70Pftokagei
ifor Calgary and .id boxes ofcandToi
Lihcmft. She received on board 2 oar*
i of ens I oil, I carload of bo-pita! bed-
Hid 1 earload of merchandise foi Sin
ten,     The abip  left  at 7 p. m. same
!plwu have bosfl received from the Pro-
al Secretary to the petitioners lor and
nt the Incorporation of Port Moedy,
ng that a scrutiny wouhl be made of tin-
»appearing on the respective petitions.
oii'Ier-uand that Mr. Armstrong, con-
b Di Port Moody, ho*been ippointed
httt,
Ittrtorn train nn Thursday, 9th Inst.,
et arrive at the terminus until 7 p. in.,
i it in stated, to delay occasioned by s
Mar Hap*, and the ditching nl the
<•• ti.un between 1'urt Hammond aud
bad
DELTA COUKCU '
The  ( uim :
Saturday, the tllfa
a full boi
Miiii.t
a*, read.
A nnml
dered paid.
John M  I
rood betwi
Carl Lai b I i  was award, d tin
foi repairs to road bel i
ton nship -1.
Chris,  Browi
Erooi   Scott to
,. b) ho  pai
Highway  bj law |
third i •
Council -i Ijo ■■ ■
si 8 90 p, to.
■HUB]
here |ssl
ii >w     Ih- i da is hai
luW (it  Mill   b    lo
■
dsnti   f  bust
will  ill
'■''»''' up ; !
tions, which will
rhe fir.it   step bu   l> ■
snd, nan sly,   tl
Stein of Mul i;,
the ini'i, ,, ,.
Work li in-ni    i ms on tbe Vaf i
■mail ■*•:!
nd with corduroy      I    •
taked foi esten live ,   bnt when tfi* y
wen- in  the antl
'i! I  le i'i>-'l to pi ie "I  the mo tm   ■   I
repairs   by day's   work     Tenders   ■.■fill   be
aalled igsin iu Usy,     Mi   William Unn iy
• ii Langley,   bas   I be  inperinl ■
work at present going mi.
A petition  [s being . about tbe
municipality   and  nel tli mi   I
addrwied to the Pool il Teh p iph i ompeny,
and uking for in  offl
Clover Valley on the wire of that compsuy.
It ii being du morons! j signed, in I il
the request will be granted, is th.- offio* will
be tbe centre of a rapidly lucres ing i immu
JHINGTOK   LKTTKi:
-   ■•' ■     ,.'.!.pl.lltj.
.   I'    *     .   I»r-      i      l-s-yt
nity and will I"* I in'- Iv patronizei
Bchools are closing  up for the I
Mr HannaofMud Bay bad his examination
on Wednesday,   Mr. I: lid ol Clo<   :■ \ illej
closed on  Thursd iy,  and Mr. Mol^enn in ol
Hall's Prairie on  Friday.    The tea
port attendance small on acconni ol the in-
olement weather and bad r iad
Election hu'ih nil.
THECOQUITLAM BRIDOl
I In M lay last thi ('oqultlam overfl iwed
its banks during i fi ishel caused by the Utt*
mini  ra lultiny in  con dderable   d i
the railway track.    The  principal  cause of
tbis   misfortune   was   ooci ioned by   great
quantities of timber whioh floated down md
formed t jam pile some little distana abovi
tbe bridge, backtn j up th ■   wator .tinI causing    the     overflowing     oi     the     bouka
of  iln*  river,   and    thereby    cutting   new
channels   i itrough  which i fi-    h il
with irresistible force   One new watercourse
Is formed west   ol   the   Hon.-   tru
brought  with it a   large quantity of debris
oon i   Ing oi log    and   r ol !  forming a i tm
at the  western   abutment   which  notwitli
standing it- solidit} forced it out of position,
twisting the upper work ; aud snappui    om ■
of tbe   principal bolts, rendering   the whole
structure unsafe,    Another new channel h ■ ■
been opened midway   between the east and
west bran ihe i of tiie V   md i ul  th
main   line   siding,   and    ea item    br inoh;
washing a« ay tbe embankm mts and leaving
tho rails and ties luapended in tin air and so
bridging the- space over an intpetuou  torrent,
The fload at this point was ■••> great th il tho
lino i .hi and lefl was submerged bul caused
on serious damage.    No time has been  lost
by   the   llailwas    Company in    repairing
dam Lgi •: o new bi Idge was ■ onstructed ovei
the gap on the main line by noon on Tuesday,
nnd   tin-track opened  to  the   Coquitlam,
where at present passengers aud hi       i ■■
eastern and western train i are trao
and from  auxiliary   tralnB which have been
placed ou tbe line I u   meel   I he em i :■■■>■ \
Freight trains  in   the mean   time ara ma
penned until the u      isarj repairs  are completed.
Mv-..r.Kini g,     Thursday   even iug    Tho
ladie« of Port Moody held a secret moctiug
iu Clarke's hall.    There's mischief brewing
depend on't.    Later- The very air Btnellsol
d vmi in ite,   nitro*glyoerine   and brimtton
Still later - The whole of our - Ity p Iii ■■   ui
round tin* building     li the) come in*,    tu
mon, not one will be left to tell the tale.
NOTHING!   1,1 Ki: 1 1.
"1 was nearly used up with i heav\
cold,
from \\ hich 1 got nn relief until   1 ti 11
Hag
yard's Peetoral  Balsam,    [found   it
sure
p-iu*...      Then-  i-    nothing   like   it,"
inys
Edward (' main ■, Konson, Ont,
Tom  ' 'ook u i   sub
Mi I- u A- p i •■ r
pM'tiai'd as a witness. On •■ amin il in hy
Sir James Scarletl he was asked, '* What is
s musical aocenl I' " My tei mn are o
guinea a leHson," Bald Cook. (A loud laugh.)
sir James who was rathi r rnffl i dd,
"Never mind yonr terms here [ask you
wfi.it in 'i musical accent ' Can you - it I'
" N'o." •-1 ;m yon feel t '' "A musii Ian
csn." • Ireat laughter,) •'■ Noo prs
said sir James, ver> angry, "o
about tl"   bush but erplaiu  to   hi    lord
hip and the jury, ^ ho ar supi I to know
nothing of music, the  me tning ul wh it you
call accent."   " Vcci ut In masio 11 i c In
•treu laid upons particular n \U In ths same
manner ai you  t mid  ! ij  itroas u on  my
given word for the pui \n ■■■ ot l»iu
adderstood,    Thusif 1 were to say, "youarn
it rest   donki) . '"it II I were
to rmy,'' you an r donkej, It i I on you,
Mr James " Reiterat- d li at laughter
hv the whole com i, In h hich the li tselt
-. il, followed thii repsrti ■      Silent ibeing
,ii ;leogth  restored,  the  fndge «Ith  mu n
seeming gravity,  gravel) soo»i I dtheohop-
fallen  counsel   thus, *   \\
James?"    Sir James In a gresl hufl  laid,
'■ The witness may go dofl U. '
f) where   nasson^f-rs an-i  naggOg
Iranafprrnii  to-,,uuoth**r train    ths line
[Mocked at that point,
■niral  Sir ().  \Villen,   oommander-in*
»t Portsmouth,  England, ipeaking st
''yore banquet, sold,  "That be would
wlieved a   week   ago  Chat a fcorpsdo
^destroy such a  ulnp as the I ral ilgar,
^»a« now  being  bull! nt the cost of a
["••teiling.    But thi eipstimants with
•••'"'•iii.'--  ihowfd timt u torpedo oonld
^ up a ship,   while a v.
""•could not be touched."
Wf an* over fifty pupils attrndniK-!"-
■"'chool in this town, and the capacity
1 whool   house m id  only thirty live,
-tusotly fifteen have  either to itand or
li*n*d out into tlie play ground.    This ia
nmt a matter to be pooeed over light-
■* "iii-it be dealt with in a manner that
Ntively eecure future|coinfort to the
"bm before the school re open-*.     This
"t'wi being nnder Government control,
J"ir duty to provide accommodation for
Pilars, instead of causing poor children
wt both in body and mind, simply be
TOaattute  pofittelans whose interests
PWt,   conceive it  to be a f-ivorabb-
ptnity for  displaying  thoir contempt
-**-**d of this unfortunate ptooe.
'third   entertainment   ol    the   Port
f Uterary   Society   took    place    at
J1'ball  last Wednesday evening, and
tt moat enjoyable affair.    It consisted
|P* rei-itations,   oonumdrums   and in
■"W music, whioh, a« usual, w«'i*». ren
"••a style hiffhly creditable to thf so* I -\V P'
ttfI adding fresh hnrels  to the Uxdut* \ In tlrt Interests^of jnstice
Wlsinen   who so   frequently, at great
J"menca to them^elv t, onnie forw inl
Jtein their manv friends,  who fully
•Jtetheit kindness.    Mr. ■•. T. Hcott,
■tae presiding geninSiOi  theseocea-
.iwHts all the enconinnsi no trot ly ac-
"1 never feel
Yellow Oil ; fo
glands, kc.
an.l for my
tor."    Mrs
Ont.
I'vsaKR.
fe to be without Fiagyard'a
ore throats, colds, swollen
it hai not failed to   give  relief,
httdren it is so easy toadmioie-
Henry Dohbt,   Ben Icale P.O .
time Uusletsei u-ajhea you the
i;-jugre_» will
la ths usual way for tbe short
■        Babe.   (WfMMMBtt
t:" w*y* rowd that always foi
■ ■  terday,  and wfiloan.
Rone for tbs next month.    The indications
ut- that tbere --wil be pretty full ranwuts
tutors   ami    COUMIMI on
next   Monday,   when the   gavels fall aimul-
tbends      thet .pitol.
' ,li ,l1   "bi :. . - niost at-
r. tlie minds ol Lhe numbers wbo ait
oouung in,  is wbvtbei anything i .o m will
^■dii.-   with  the  tariff this   viatei     Tbs
Isti   are   boand   thst  there
'■ prevented    its rwfora
thai   kmrs deferenea
- Ol tin* party to
ajority   belong,   Om  of tbs
thi   Pi  -il-nt -i credited with
■   ■       to the tariff U that it uhnuld
BMmn   mi
ticol    aditioos, that a*.
n j .it*. Issue  ii Is   pli-tt u thtg,  and  us  ex-
■ *• rsl long ami fmltl— toon
on   |M.l(*tu'sl   results,
nut •■•■ ii point, '-nt pririital  nrthffdi ni re-
f-n in.
A    Pennsylvonl i    mnnber-elMt  of  ths
ftftieth • Ion "rras, » bo b \t ootn  horo du.-ing
wi, talking   iboat  tim surplus
million!and probability ot th<*   sdministra
ti -»i being     till-    tO lUbmll   a (Un   tot  their
luction     lie thinks a grant   deal witlds
ii whal tin- ProsuUat   will n&y.snd
f.i* il inks lbs President bai before him now
tbe (pastes!  opportunity  of  his   life.    "It
.aid he,    "to heap  up
. i.! the treasury ot peace, and
it the   President takes s   bold stand against
it fu* will have tha country to back him."
this tune tbo President Is giving
tlie last polishing strokes to tbe meai-agc with
which he bos been wrestling for the last few
weeks, lie bas had i very bard time with
he ligurei ol those surplus millions, and in
trying tbe solve the problem for reducing
tho s needless taxes,—ao hard a time, Indeed!
thst be has grown norvoui and irritable ami
explosive over tin- work, to the^reat eon-
sternatlou of his obsequious attendants.
Secretary Sdanntng'i annual report will deal
almost exclusively with the surplus and the
beat method of reducing the taxes, and it
will be interesting to see whether be or the
Pre id- nt tan produce the better tin tu- ul
matter,
The report of the Postmostei Qeneral wu
before the publlO mon* than a week ago,
bul the report ot Secret iry Bndlcott will not
amount to anything tbi i yeai, nur will that
pit the Attornej General, Secretary Bayard
will make no report, but will represeni the
State Departmentb) sending towongross the
i \''. pi itic dispatches of the year. Me in not
■ i ic ii raged, however, by the indifference
'■li'nvn at the last session of Congress to his
rocummendattona. Secretary Whltnej will
ask for Ave more million-, this year in addi
tion to what boa alraod) been given for a
new navy, and Secretary Lamar will reiterate his \ iews un tin* settlement of the Indian
probb m.
Ue advocates a generous policy on the
part of the Government towards its wards,
md at the same fin..' recommends such
measures ai will result In their becoming independent of its fostering rare. Our Indian
policy, he insists, is based on aonsiderationi
of national honor   and philanthropy   rather
bhan to trad  *<*li defense,    Lost year he
lid i ii I ii. hi 11" as a raoe an* few, poor a ml
larmlea . iml haven fust claim for help ami
protection which should b<- scrupulously re-
. 1,'i'ti'il."
The " ■ 11 woru argument tbat it would be
cheaper to keep the Indians at a fashionable
hotel thau as they an* now dealt with, is
often revived by western people wbo come
h.re. The argument i.** strictly true, but the
trouble Hei iu the fsct thit tbe United States
has no ii.ii! to save money in that way.
I'he Indians enjoy no privileges that are not
theirs by right, and these cannot be taken
away because the country would make
money by the aot,
Mr. Lamar's report reflectsn breadth of
vii*., and force ot expression which give the
document a literary vain.- not always to be
found in i itate paper. Last year be was
utartlcd by the estimates for pensions for the
;i ical y- iv just passed ; "but" said he, "it is
i toi th.it i- cheerfully borne,"
LORD RANDOLPH AND THE CITY.
Political history repeats itself in the mat*
iii .,i reporting Tory revolts. The City is
Baid to h.* full oi lensation at the frank
Libei it* in nf Lord Randolph's recent speech.
He spoke so openly that his next utterance,
i la believed, may refer profanely* but that,
l.-l ur hope, !■-. Impossible to • >og and
Magog. In fact, there ara supposed to be
Aldermen who dream nf him ut dinner, after
supper, at n kind ol cockney Cromwell
<\\ ooping down upon * luildhall and thr t tor
porn tint] mace, with "Take away that
bauble" Sashing from hia lips, Then, it is
said, n meeting of Conservative Members is
i in ill)  .i noned to take oonnsel together
in th. present situation, when they   hear of
ill kind* of reform! projeeted and   prepared
wn leaders,    One would think   as
to  these   tidings   that  Time   had
..I fetched the  age"   ol   Peel,
ii i ink office in 1 SI 1 there  soon   em*
i  y lams grumblings bj   the  old
< ,1 led miu   tin-   promised   land.
. ,     i ediiy I" ih u   tnat   be   was   a
Mm:,*, i     In 1843be altered
, hi   in* - ti m ■•! Free Trade, and
BRITISH TSOOH IJfCAVADA.
Cowdcroy & Taylor,
IMPORTEi.S AN3 DEALERS IN
I :. eo-aO-iit-lit    .
rj--_iilj b« a dUt-nnJa_a_d  militai.
thai Us l*liea-.i Hriti.h troods Bros
again      return      to    garriaou     C
town. Irom the  Atlantic s-.b-aard to Hritiah
Columbia.      At   prtttnt   Hm   „:,\y  Briti,. :
nAditrs .tationed   in the   Deadaian   are at    .
Halrfar, Hon   .'v.-otia, a,^   .11 t"|.|   thea  to\t* 1      R IT ** ■_   •
s«S^ General Merchandise
V"itli Weat ni'.unt-d pile*, tfco. OuadUo
regular, en  inuati-r a little   U-.s tl.ai, " OU
But we all know  here  that th-   Dominioi
..iiniiiment ,« anxiou-  to aee Bntibh reuu
lara once more iu their old o,ua,tei» at Qoa-
bw, Moutii-al, Kirs-t"„, Toraoto,aad Lou-
• Ion.    Tb.  openiu« of  the l-'ana'liau I'a.'.ln-
railway,  the propoMd  Mar lortiflcllon, .1
Port Moody,  the   poaublUty   ..f   ■
i-ii.l Is i,i(( clo.e.l  to the Buti-I. fl.er.  ■•..
danger of a  Kuuian inaaaion   of   la
half n i.heil-for  Imp,- „|   imp.
UmgwauB] |^-',ple  mlJreat Britain ud
' ai. .-li,   "
, all point to the pi'hal.ilitv "i nrri
•onrrr. Canada w.th 111 Iti.li tram i„ tl,.
near future. Halifax, on i|„ At!-
i,to l«- fortified at tli- exp,-,,,,- ,.( ,|„. |„,
nerial uthoritiaa, and the tormina, of the
Canadian I'arilie Hallway, .,„ tlie I'acili' ,-
lo I,   made a   little l'ort.iliouth in it, w_,
and that.l'a., at tl a^use of the Imp,   ial
treasury.
('anadiau  ofllaari now OMHtMaU) go t-.
Kngland for MUM*III iMtnatto* or ->-r, t -
a.sutherin hei campaign,;  irtdaal
the Canadiai,   military college, at Kin^atx,
*' **"Pi|*  lhe  lni|«,ial aimy in ,'oii.i.lei
■Ma iiuiiili.ia of late, and th. rnilitl
tions of Canada an.l KiiRlanil _r.- daily draw-
iug cloarr. -UDOOf I anadian ragular oAaai -
of Britisli origin there is, ton, a marked d.
»ire to put on the uianinrisms and affect tin-
the accent of Knglishineii, vhila among bn.i
ne.. men the return of Imperial troops .. , I
lie accepted a. a stimufui to trad.-, ..Inl-
society peopiu would rejoice to see tii- pad
coats once more.
i,
A yuilng man.
■Mir, fnr hi. untiringirffbrt. to
"liigli.taiidardiif th»popular ■
■l terminate,! the proceeedinp:-.
main
oieta
»**B<BIMJ   FOK   Plioail'
f p. no trouble in aaoertainuuj fiom
PP**n.t the true virtues of Tl.-,i-r> -<,*- a ■
f°.l, for all painful and inflsmmatora
*. iheumatiam, neuralgia, liimbago,
burn.,   bruit--,   sprains,   con
■SUts,
I S. Wortman, n Naw
Binii-saiicl. lanrriatei. who, while rr resident
in this town, avas only noted for a hnd mem
nry in forgetting to i'iv hntel keeper, foi
his board, probalily tieoaa-e nn other «pr oiei
of roguery offered bettor aiti ee a, i e ia*cek.
since h'lt Granite City with the ostensible
purpose nf proceeding tn 'Victoria, bat
managed inslerul to iniike his way to Washington Terr.tl.ry, rh,. theRimilkameen nail
aa-ith a considerable niiioiiiii of money; the
proceeds nf collei'tions entral_t..I to Ins care
i-lii a aa-lio suppnai"! hilll    lo   be hoiie-t.
deem  II   onr
Inty to arve a rlescriplii'ir r.i   iln.  impoater,
i - ni onr neighbor, somn of the r ound-
nrv  lim'   Irom   hnnk    rictimlreal       11' r (hi
al.'iiil .r> feel sir   niclies, ..llluirll hair, lie'llli'll
face, adorn.''! with ta... amall patel ol red
a.-hiakers cut close, oppressed in hi. breathing from rn, affection ol the lungs, can bo
.   ,. plausible in hiedemeano* wnl ih is well
-al, nuted t" deceiva tha unwarj     Paa. I	
,,,,   id     fnJrmd Sentinel.
A NTHANRE list*.
r    Bobert ttlariok, ol Coalaon, Ont . Iiaa
,.,.,•,-, recovered from a remnrknl.:.
I tnnaor of the   spleen aa-ith dropsy.    The
tumor   estimated to weigh about sin pounds
His medical counsel gave him uo  hope, but
I***, .tiff joint.. ache;,p.in. and   H-jn*.c^rco-=—
by Hi"
aa.- li-1
"run li
Winn
-in .1 il
'I "i i
lie In-
till' I li
proa      dthe  resignation  ol  the  Duka   of
.iu.     Thai   itont   old   Tory,   sir
Edward Knatchbull, followed   soil the nevt
year,    s-ulueqaantly, Sn   Etobert advanMal
rinlliii hi.I hiillnl In.in rii.-old ideal of re-
a atanoe to ahange, .,n«l In IH4.-i he threw
Pi iteatanl England into i-nnvulaiona by in-
oreaaing the grant tojMaynootb. He eurleil,
> all know, l'\' ii-sting Protection over
I. ul. anl lli'-li provoked tl final and lata!
revolt, Long before 1*440. however, he avaa
held up to odium by extreme Tories as a
Whig Ul dtlguiK Nor can it be denied
that Libaraliam was the characterlatlc ol his
adniiiiisti'irtinii from Aral bi last -excepting
from IS11 i" isiil in Ireland, where, aa re-
garde putronage, ha still encouraged the
Urange faction. The fact ia that this
transformation of English parties when they
change scats In th* HoUM of Commons has
become sueh a matter of course thnt satire
censes to have effect. A critic must be very
\"ii!ij;.>i vary innocent avho expects any
leader of any party to adhere on the Treasury
Bench to the heedless rhetoric of the Opposition. Wellington in 1829 abandoned the
I'rolestiint bigotry that placed him in power.
Sir Robert Peel    iiiice.l   Protection   in
1846.    Lord Derby in 1807 passed a measure
of Eel  larger than th-little Bill he   had
 lounoed as dangerous      Nor   are   these
change, confined to Cnnsera-atia-e    Adimnia
itrm.     I.ord .I.ilin flnssel abandoned  in
is:17 the Appropriation Clause which
Li-might him into otliec In 1888. The l.ib-
■ ial" eanieiutn (saw er iii I Soil on a resolution declaring the urgency of Parliamentary
Reform i bnl thay dropped tha qnaation for
aix yeara. The Liberal Cabinet from 1869
to 1874 was one ,.| the lew that more than
fulfilled ita promises in Opposition I but its
sili'i.ssoi' eanV in to reverse almost all the
plid.es lii.at attended its baptism iu Mid'
lothiian. It killed Boers, coerced Irishmen,
slaughtered Egyptian., increased taxes,
augmented lhe Satiny ami Nnav, and distrusted Russia inst as if it was composed of
I in illiound. We have here history re
peat im; itself in the simple facts that all
Conservatives in power become Liberal, aud
thai Liberal, return the c.inplimeut hy
. arrying not whan in office the Conaervativ.
policy in Ireland, India, the Colonies,
abroad.—Da:ty Telegraph.
FKANi'K   AMI   I.KIIMA.VY   EXCITED
The last week witnessed the moat nn.
inentous debate which has taken place u,
the Reichstag since the creation of that
body, for it revealed the conviction of the
Iwst-informed persons in civil and military
office that Cermany may soon be foraed I"
fight for the retention of Alsace Lorraine.
Apprehensions have been still further ex
cited by a simultaneous Ministerial crisis in
Prance, avhich may have the effoot of sup.t
ceding M. lie Kreycinet, whose polio) hia
been pacific, by a Premier more thoroughly
controlled by the advanced Radicals and
more favorable to the bellicose designs wbicb
rare imputed to lieu Boulanger.
The speech of Marshall \ on Moltke seems
to have made a deeper impression on Kiiio
pean opinion than upon the votes of the np
p'isiii.ii iii the Reichstag. It aaas BUmarcks
wish that the measure providing for an in
crease of the army should ba carried titrongh
without the customary deliberation *nd
delay, but the bill, after a piolonged debate,
was iu the usual courae referred to a committee, which may spend pome time in die.
cussing its provisions. The warnings ami
admissions of Van Moltke, however, n.
likely enough to exert influence enough
upon the public mind to secure the eventual
grant of the eatra appropriation. His pre
tence, indeed, that an enlargement "I tin
army Will tend to the maintenance of peace
may be regarded as perfunctory, tor it i- in
consistent with his other declarations. lie
avowed, first, that reliance upon praMrving
friendly relations with Prance wu linpoMI-
ble, so long as that power looked forward   I"
.recovery of Alsace-Lorraine, and.s Ily,
that no European country could sustain   for
a long period   the   a mou.   bordani   in
posed by the existing military eatabliah
uients. The inference was plain' that, war
being at no distuut day inevitable, the
sooner it came the better for all parties. It
is unquestionably trus that the resources of
Europe must continue to be wasted, and
that uot even a partial disarmament is pot.
•lb), until Prance and Oerinany have engaged in a final trial of strength, with the
result either of restoring to the former country its lost provinces, or of permanently
ducing it tn the level of a aecond-el.lss
power.
The occasion of Premier Preycinet's resignation was comparatively trivial, but the
difficulty of forming a new cabinet cannot be
unrelated to the agitated ami expectant stat"
of public feeling acrosB the line. The
Chamber of Deputies insisted, notwithstanding the remonstrance of the Ministry, .upon
the abolition of sub-prefectures. The' ad
vane majority, however, was so small that,
a-in the case of previous defeats experienced by the Government on items of  the
budget, the Ihaini.. i might ^ha.e noon*
aidered its action, or by a vote of confidence
declared that the matter ueed nut be treated
as a cabinet question. In the avorst event,
M. De Kreycinet, who has been credited
avith a great ascendancy over the present
legislature, might, it would seem, put an end
to the crisis by a simple reconstruction ot
the Cabinet. At otlier conjunetuies of the
kind he has shown himself jsuthiriently ready
to sacrifice his colleagues, aud il In. is
now reluctant to resume oliice with
some new adjutauts, it will be because he
sees that any change involves a further jjiaa
itatiou toward the extreme Left, or, in othei
words, toward the ideas represented by M,
Cleulenceail and Oen. Boulanger. But a
Cabinet iu aaliicb the latter should panes.
mute infiuence than he .Iready excr-iscs
would be certain to lie viewed as a menace at
Berlin, ami au ominous state of tension
might ensue like that which existed between
the I'Yenrh   and    I'l'llss'all   Coven in       m
the spring of IfiTU.     Now, I'e Preyeioet,    il
Clarke St., Port Moody,
GROCER]
PMPLETI   .'•     ' 1. . r
K& SUNDRY OT
GOODS,
:r.
Which They  now Offer For Sale at Low Rates.
I'.oi u<
fc.LGJN   HOUSE   !
Port Moodv. B. C.
Thi* Hotel in the bent and mon! coiivenieiitlj located for travellers Ui mul from tbe 0. P. Et. terminu , jy team boat, or
ratlwa*', being  tbe General  Paaaeagei   li,-,       u I Headquarters for
liiwin. ss. men i toting the new tin .
Tbe Telephone Office is located in the House, giving guests the
advantage of speaking with friends ai either Ne** Westmin
tmi'H, or
Tin-
Til.'
Lated.
Vancom • I,
Table i- equal tothe best on the Mainland.
Parlors and Bed-rooms are neatly fumisl
Has-
lcil :itnl well veriiti
Tho Bar-room is large, and supplied with Card, Pool and Billiard
'ubles, and the leading Local, Canadian and American Newspapers
' instruction of Quel t
i ------
Im Uir entertainment and
The Bar i   i ou tantly supplie
Liquors and (ligars,
.1  with   Bi md   of the Besl Wine*
The Public may rely on  n iving every Courtesy and Attention
from the undersigned atmosi REASONABI.E BATES,
Gk  McCOSKERY,
Proprietor.
Winnipeg II
COB    CLARK   .WH   KYLE   STREETS,   PORT   MOODY.
•
•j-IIIS BOUSE, JUST COMPLETED, is THREE STOBTESIN
1     height, is hard finished throughout; has a Bar well stocked at all
linn", with ri good .election of the choicest
WINES, LIG_TJO__iS & ClG-_A__fa.S
Tbe Gentlemen's Sitting Boom is a model of neutness and comfort,
where will be found, for the us.- of guests, the Canadian, American
nnd lm-'il newspapers. The Ladies Parlor is elegantly furnished, The
Dining Boom is Large and handsome, and the tables will always be
supplied with thi'
The   Best in
The
liavinu
Tl.ilis.   lins    tin
over   20 roomi
capacity I'
I'lU'iiislii'il
ir tl.
witl
,he Market
ommodation of 50 quests,
First-class  Spring Beds  and Bedding
and Fire Escape from each room,
view of il"' beautiful harbor.   The Bouse will
lass princi
mul has n I'liiiiinriinliii
br conducted on firs!
Patron i
propi id"!
mav iv
mul Li-
\- un receiving
attendants.
Modi rati   II iti  .
-■•. i-i i   pos libli   .il!", lion   from tlie
T.LEVI,
U
act*
don
irtdi
aot
thr)
l-'ln
il. ti-   !       ii
« liii l\\ uul
l;...lir;il-.
it .i   new
irbo pin-
and
m limy judge liy In
ItLi'm a i|iii"t lit.-, .iml
ItiniHult auy v mat tun t<
an.I du-L't-t the wt j
The i Itin.-iii .-.ui ami Houlun^i-
will hi* tin* ttrext men nf thn hour
Cabinet i-i funneil by M. FI<Hjuet,
iTik-il Iff, t>* Kr-fyinet, aud ib iml la hold
himielf Riggl'iaVM b.V thn lntrigtt<M ulnrli
n-nulted in Iiin nuppr'-niiion. ,M Ploqatt,
having a niui'h Htnaller |..-isuii-il (o41owlag,
would U' a much more docile ImtminSDl in
the hantl.iof atlvauced rnmbUoftDI tliau the
I'remier who liiisjust resigned. Whuti-ver
conceisioiiH may have beeu made in tloinetttic
matters by M. De Freyciuet, Iiin foreign
policy h.i. l-i't'ii marked by great -.-irriim-
spectiou. Toward (iermauy, iu particulm,
he haa evinced a decidedly propitiate* *,
spirit. Hut so did M. Jules Feny, and the
fact was not forgotten iu the furious indict
nieut to wliich be siu:ouml>ed. At the piM
eut moment caution and self-disgust arc
ess npt than ever t>> commend a .Minister in
France, for Vou Moltke's admission tbat
(iermauy requires more soldiers for self
preservation will tend to .-oiivince French
men that tbe time has coinr to strikr. *.\
r. Sun.
OITY   BAKERY,
Next door to Coon*a,
CLARKE STREET,  -       PORT MOODV
CALEDON1
PORT
R.   B.   KELLY,
A     HOTEL,
OODY.
Proprietor.
THE I ROPKIETOE OF III I- ABO) takes]
in an now cins thai the Ronsi everj oou
vi-iiifii. i' for the traveling pnblii      MM   TAlil well supplied
with every article in season, and THE BAR i   pi   - ritl      an-] I
sleeted Stook of
liq;
THE BEDS are well airod, and   Hip Stab eitcn   ie  and
tlie besl of Foed  alwaj - reuih foi  11
ll tuna be well to remind visit, rs tl   I   liii   j     ■ i   witl     •- fen
I just nt the   li i
in in nil's am 11, of the lim Inn \\ harf and Station
iiiiiiiin of tl"    ni w  road.
Quests mny depend on receiving every attenlion aud a heart)
welcome from thf nudeTsi| ni d, n host lon>! . xp. i ience is a guarantee
of i ii-i\ tl.iiij' I" infi I'omforlal le  u 'I satisfactorj
.1. T. SCOTT, Maxaiieu.
BOOT
"N"^_"W"
SHOE
i
13
Clarke St, For* Moody.
J". TJL^^S
liegs to aniHMiiHi- thai he haa opined tha
! above j-tore with :i well Beleotfld itook 0.
j goods at ri'ihii'i'pl prices, which are warranted
| to give satisfaction.    II< respectfully In* Itea
an Inspection ol the name.
N0Tt€B of \mm\m.
i    that  Mit.'MAN
PHASER, Conl , l'orl Mo dy, I.as as
norls, < liattela and i (Tfctt. to
mc, for the benefit ol hia creditors,    All de-
, :   him  are i - he made to, ami
all il, i.i   .iin- to Mm to.be paid to the under
■-a thai:'!'
JOHNTA. LOR.
Port \l I.. Oct. 29th, 1886,
FARM FOR, S-A.T_-.____
_F,__-L-__.S_E-C __3_E-__E-A._D
tlHlul,
Pies, Cake-*, &c,  kept constantly on
at the lowest Cash Pricks.
JAMES KIMBLE,
FOR SALE !
Crop.
HARK CHANCR
SPI.I.MII) FIRM Fill! mi license TO CUT TIMBER.
CRESENT  ISLAND  !
. "rit.'iiiiint;   120 an-- :   30 acrea in a liicli
i.iaiti'i  iiiltia-atiiiii.   Good  Irons- and bairn
than     For fitrtber iiifoniintinii apply ou
the premiaea to
.1. .1. 11UVD.
rpniVK LOTS,  at the G. IV
_L    town of Tort   Moody,   >
R.   T'Tlliinril
entrrilly   Ami
beautifully situated, on more favorable Isinr.
than lands Ira, ea-er been offered for   snle. in
thia Pl-oa-ini'e heretofore.
Apply to
P. S. HAMILTON.
Murray Street,
Port Moodt.
A Km in  containing 160 acre* ol  splendid
land  avitli   farm lions.',   barna slinK   .1.'.
thereon—coiia-eiiientla'   sitniili',1 n.'-ii   achool
un.l post office    avill i.i' s,'I.I a bargain if im
mediately purcliasi'il.
For further particiiirus appiv to
S. YV   LEHMAN.
Port Moody.
Or Gazette Office.
To tho Minister of the Interior, Ot-
towa.
I beg le_     i   apply for a  license to eut
I itnU'i cn i In- \" ■ r half of si'i tiiin 35, Toaan
atain 40,  ami   the ...si  halves of sections '2
and   II.   Tnavii'.li p 41,   N*eav WeitulLliutin*
j District,
THOMAS CAH1LL.
I    July li 1886.
■I. ■Tlir jAort 3Unbn ©tjtttt
v\TL'kl>AY
DK< KMBKK ltf, 18M>.
\HI70\A LETTFH
THE  .ffct-MR IMUP.
Tl'dOV, A, K , !».-.    4th, IMS.
llie Indian polity al the present aduiinii
nation lis*. tic-Mi in the main MeOMOfaL
Mult uf the triljar- trrit^niz** the {towel, and
put laith in the proimm- ul tin- <M>vt*tinnt-nt,
uow that the liaiid- ••( a^.-nt-* han Ihtii
•.tnp|M*ti, ami tin: kftWt » IgMIMialy <**nl*ii>**rd
io favor of tba n'l man, M Wsstl SS a'^ain-t
Sim.
liutit muHt not ba ioi-..ttn. thai tlo
Indian ijueitiou is uts.de np-.i a mnnl RUM}
quentiiiUi, aud em h ui IIm-W, ul a gOud maiiy
Indiana. I'he --.Ute ol Uuflfli in Ai i/ona
aiUHt Ih- judged «t<:--<mliug *•• iSt aeioal I ll
cumttauceri licit:, not the tailim «m MM0M
ot certain no-amir*- doovboi*. Tin in-i
teature of it lliat rtnaarvas attaotioa ■ - ih.
(set that them arc in-nty <lirt--*.-nt inl- to
thi. tt-iriUry. Wa find loi tnattaoa, tl
I'lnisa, l-Uiisofaa, Papuna, 8vmaa% \3%o
-Vlo4|uis, and Marsjora—all friendly with thr
whites, snd many ol them lirt-Mg upim inn
vations. Tlie IMmu^ aad Papuoai in
hereditary foe!* <>f the ApaCBjas, M whom
they are moru tetrihlc than out v-Hiei.*,.
l'heii lit (ueiil cKpi-ititi"ii^ into tin- Apa^hr
country, iu n.iilulo and eaatcru Ati/.otia,
possesses,hi-wevrrjitth* military ItnpnrUaot,
they are accuHtomed to obtaining a riatory
■though it  oompciaas hut
Kl«
io go home and celt I Mate it.
iln
* g<
The Apaches con.*.! l "I many uidt-|H'iid'-ii(
aoattereu hands, having little in common
hut their iio.itility and cruelty. They have
bean the immemorial UtOt ot tbs \\e\u an** ;
hut up to 1831) they livrd at peaotj with tin-
American scttloie, whose mnall amnbnn Ifid
them to court the good wilt of the MYftftM,
while theirpoverly offered no iudurvme.nt trf
plunder. The causes of the rupture whitdi
took place in 1H_>!. are not OTOdiUbU to onr
pioneers ; hut it iu proliuhle thut the pit-
da tor y Indian handi. would not much loflguf
have di-itinguisheil between Amoriiaui aad
Mexican victim!*, even it they had not boon
-v-scited to revenge by MttraffeDUl art** of
robbery and murder. It is of uo une to recount these ; the guilty paiUcr* are moutly
slain. Certainly they are not the lufTerora
by the present warfare.
The Apaches proper includi' the, Pinal
Ipachea, TontoM, aud Coyotoroa. Ku-ii-leH
these the renegade Mojovi*** ami the Zav-t-
paii have voluntarily assumed the piclix
Apache, ua a badge of hostility and boCMMM
they have found that the name i-.tr.Uwn terror
into the hearts of the, aettlciH. All tbeoa
divisions, however, must bccoiiHideicd again
as mere parties or gangs, iicroninio, of
whom so much has boot) said, is not the
"chief of the Apaches," but merely of a
notorious baud of the Pinal-— Apaches, und
despite his "low urigiu," provcu'h.tnself ■"■■'
the (>eflt geini.il   on  the continent.
The white populatiuu of Arizona oonatots
of the army, the -.onlruetort-., teamsfer*., ke.
who live by tbe army : the desperadoes ami
outlaws who have, found a refuge in tht--'
wild territory, after oven the tolerably law
less life of other western regions became loo
orderly for them ; and the adventurous
pioneers, Mexicau and American, who have
been attempting for year* to develop the
agricultural and mineral nspurooa <rf the lei
ritory. The latter class deserve» protection,
and has failed to receive it. hsrge districts
of Arizona, rtcttlod by the Mexican*, a hun
died years ago, and once full of protparoui
ram-hen. have been depopulated by the lu
dian wars, and have lapsed into driert
-iolttades. At present, the .ill. i ■ arc
mostly gathered (except mi tba lower Gila,
and in a narrow atrip of country along the
Colorado) in a few principal town*., and even
here they do not feel sale. Whilo traveling
on tbe main highway*, i- perilous indeed, M
the recent mansacres in thi*. section hear
witness.
The reservation syaleiu, thus tar as ajv
plied to the Apaches, is apparently a failure. They aro not an organized community
capable of concluding and keeping treaties,
and there is positive evidenco that they use
the reservations and rations provided by the
Government as the basis ol their hostile
operations. This is tho rosult partly of the
character of the Indian-* themsolves, partly
of the criminal laxity of the agent*, of the
■Government, and of a collision of policy he
tween the War and Indian departments, in
the highest degree unfortunate. Nothing
could be worse, m dealing with such navagcn
than to feed them with one haml and light
tbem with the other. Miles skirmishing
and Gereuimo killing, naturally led tho
Apaches to continue their courae of alternate
plunder and pow-wow.
But the army in Arizona needs Momething
besides reinforcements or supplies . namely,
an improvement in discipline and morals,
especially amougst officers. The manner in
which many behave is calculated to make
any government policy unsuccessful. I'he
grand jury of this county, in it-*, official report recently, made the following presentation :—
" We find that the habit of beastly
drunkdifhess generally prevailed with few
marked exceptions among the ollicers commanding at the various military posts iu
this county ; that the rations iisucd to the
Indians have been misappropriated j that
one quartermaster of the U*o. A. suid he made
a surplus of 10,000 pounds of corn tn issuing
rations tothe Indians of camp Uoodwin.
We liud that a commanding officer at camp
Apache gave limior to thu Apaohe Indiana,
and got beastly drunk with them from
whiskey belonging to the hospital department of the (I. S. tiovernment: that omceis
ofthe U. S. army at those camp*' where the
Indians are fed are in the hand ol uting
their official position tn destroy tbe ohaotlty
of the Indian women, etA etc."'
If this is the behavior ol our officers no
wonder soldiers Hct-ieit, and the Apuchoi
both hate ami despise us,
The outside world arc led to believe, now
that Geronimo and his followers are capturud
and aafolin Florida, that the depredation** of
the red devil are at au end; but in thir
they are sadlv mistaken. There are hun
dreds of ambitious red-skins iu this territory
only watting a chance to "diatinguish
themselves try an attack on some dcfencelrHH
community, and, wheu leant nupcctcd, the
country will be appulled by another masaa-
ore. There will be annMicr chase after
them by the U. >S. tunqpa, ending, of course,
in "conditional surrender;" after which they
will probably be placed on a reservation
again, and fed and clothed like prince, until
they feel like, another "hunt."    Same result
Indian affairs in the United State* may
not interest British readers much, but my
object in writing on this subject is to illustrate the contrast of nature between the red
man of this territory and the "siwash" of
British Columbia, of whom I have seen a
little.
R. A. H.
MftMABl K  AND TBI \ ITU w
Nothing   uu Id   ii toi c    ton ibl y    hung   vat
ttic -.trau^c   anoinalica   in  the    Baoitftaa   al
. Fapa l*eo\IIl. than   the    Eaol    that.     «|iil*-
! the I'otitiH nooiM pavartanaai Ummm,  ba baa
I j. mat rauagh at H-rlin to oaft] ui to   frui
tut. tm-.oi.- daa%aad tot taa paotaotiaa ul
thi  *-*"i B tnipin.      \|i^ht\      .*.    Hi-niKU-l,
m-    tl,,    |m man   by llie
lien.■h*«tag    <'l       lb-      .ijipM.pl (ation
ii.*#*drtl (nr .in lactaaaa "t tti* i.< imom aiaiy
»it limit Um «'o aperotloa al th< i It-vie il
|W|niti** , orfaOM coa ■• trtW be 'iii - -»- .1 ii.nn
the I'alaaaa
Thai with rataaina Ui it" aaatuaal dafaaea
di »<-H a  to pi<\ i"ti   te. tl  propuotUoaa the
,o i*. tm ih .1 i*\ tto Ufatiaali "i i Hia
io..iii,iio i, or ho ..it in the ' -i-iiti*- .'t   ih*   *i»*t
iimii Him .  ■ ■ t I  Miou-, Mill Ih   pl.tio    upon
in.jN ti'»ii i.t iu, .ittitudi oaaaiaad \*y wa
nt|(«*i potittaa] partial toward Hi loarck'a
iii-cnl .ipjH-alforadditlam i*»   ih*   aaofiia'a
ntilit n v < «.t.*l'li--hio.nt I lo I'rtiMii *-*-i<*ni-*te,
iheMacaeilouula(aaUm awanbavt oi Mm de
latched left wing oi Do- ihiit doioiuaiit
Niitioual Liberal Marty -tr*' atill •alhdh set
their faoea againnt to innin'i* "<»t inilitary
burden- at auy time ami oa any pietiit
short of nadiaputod avidaax a ••> im|M:ndiug
invaiOMt),     A < no pumt of   Ninh    inoncduU-
doagar >'- the lataartaad baa baaa turnitdisd,
they tin t that the appiopriutimi, which
against their will was tincd in ad*
viin.c for a term of yeais, must -nMi. •* until
tin- cxpnatiini of the itcptennial period.
On Iln*othei hand, the Chancellor's proposal
U supported by the UeaaareaHrai  ami by
tin tollowi'iH ot Herr von lleiitiiuacu, who
retain the name of National I.i'" ial*-. al
though they only represeut tho ilirunkeu
right wing of the old organization.
Thus we see thut the tirm friend-- and the
inflexible opponent** ol Ifismarck's plan for
quickly augmenting the fighting power of
Germany nearly balance one another. The
decision rests, us it has rested for many
years, with Hen Wiudthon*.t and his Ultra
montane adh'Tcnt-*. in thn Ucichstag, who
have long BUtabefed about a hundred. It
was lun hastily assumed in some .(nui tt ia.
when the obnoxious l'.ill_ laws were almost
wholly abrogated in I'tnusia, that the Clerical party organization would be broken up,
ami thut its metnbon would coalesce with the
Con-icrvativcv, Uith iu the Prussian l_and
Ug, ami iu the lower House ot the Imperial
Parliament Herr Windthor-it had uo mind
to ba left itnutded in that fashion, lie has
held his party together, uud m-w, when he is
reminded of thn obligation!* imposed by the
cr sua tion ot the hiiU'irkmnpf, takes tiie
ground that he dibcharged them by vulusble
nervier*, in formeroaaetufM ot the Iteichstag.
That old account, he tells the ('haucellor,
wm settled iu (ull, hot the Clerical*, will continue to do btuloeai ut the old stand and
om the ciistouiury terms of Cish down Im
giaids delivered. The Chauoellor'a piomises
to pay have ceased to be negotiable.
Hen Wiiitlthiir.it is nuid to havo eiiumur
uted aeveral additional concessions which
Utimnarck, iu his role ol Prussian Prime
Minister, ought lo make in order to **ati**ty
tim Catholics, who form no considerable a
fraction of the Prussian population. Kor in
stance, there arc several religious orders
which urgently solicit a restitution of the
privileges whioh they once enjoyed In Prussia. Then, again, it would Ih- wall if the
Prussian Government would formulate with
more precision its relations to ecclesiastical
nominations, so us to make it clearer thst
Its right of intorpo-dtion ts purely nominal
aud reserved merely to save its dignity.
To German Clerics Is, moreover, the time
seems ripn for the German empire in Its
collective capacity to be represented by an
Ambassador at the Vatican. The kingdom
of Prussia has for some years cntiseuted to
treat with Pope Leo through a Minister,
but Bitnuaick has refused lo send au Am*
hast-ador on bshalf of the empire, on the plea
that, although some of tb inMitnent State*-
are Catholic, othera arc Lutheran or Kvau
geHcal. Dnt this objection is much weakened by the fact that Prnsnia, the chief of
the non-CalliollcHt-ntc*., has at road y ho far
yielded to the wishes of its Catholic subjects as lo maintain an Knvoy at the Vatican.
It is not likely that a question of raising
this representative a grade or two in diplo*
ni.Mii' rank,*and of giving him credentials
from tbt* German empire instead of the
Pni-sian Kingdom, will cause a hitch in the
important negotiations going forward between Bismarck and the Clericals. If Germany really needs more soldiers, the Chancellor will have to pay whatever price Herr
Windthorst chooses to set. on hi* indihpensi*
ble Rpsi-danee,—A\ )'. Sim,
MKN   OK   KXTRAOKDINAKY   NKKVB
ANI) KIRMNB88 OK PURPOSE.
Amongst men who have forced their way
to fame and fortune, we may name, as an
example to all, worthy of imitation, the
fatuous and justly celebrated Thomas Holloway, better known throughout tho "'wide,
wide world" for bis Pills and Ointment. Of
these medicines it is not our purpose to
speak—we are not writing a nun, bnt solid
plain tact:*, to show what can  lie  done  hy
I
■ ■ ■ ff
THK YtfKOV
*mam
5M
back    to   tiviliAauoo,    but all   mre gum- iu ]
agaiunt-xt  epriug  to try mii   fortmi lot ,
Uuuu I it*
*se ilirtcovcii
great strength of mind ; and that what   oue
tlo
s t
use it with all his soul
man has done another may  <l
that he has the ability and determination to
THK   FARNBOROUGH    MAUSOLEUM.
It is stated that the magnificent man no
Uum which the Empress Eugenic is having
prepared at Karnborough for the reception
tion of the bodies af tho Kmperor Napoleon
aud the Prince Imperial is uow ou the verge
of completion, and as soon an the Empress
returns from her visit to Paris and Switzerland preparations will be made for the removal oi the bodies from St. Mary's Church,
Chistehurst, to Varuborough, ho as to permit
of tha annual reuuiem service, for the deceased Emperor beiug held st Karoborougb
on the fHh of January, which is the anniversary of bis deutb. It is stated that tbo
removal will be effected iu as quiet a manner
as possible, though all tbe members of the
Imperial family are axpected te ba present at
tho caramony.
We read of the Great Xapoluou, whose
h in bi tion was to conquer, but Holloway has
done something else, for, instead of shedding
oceans of human blood, he has cured his
thousands, and spread great ioy among the
poor sons and daughter-* of atniction by his
wonderful Medicines : although be does not
pretend to "raise the dead,' yet he has
given atrengtb to the halt and aoiindness to
the lame ; and if he had not "opened the
eyes of the blind." he had soothed the pain*
Morni ; and comforted tht»s»- on the brink of
the grave • and in the four quarters of the
glolw his pieparatioiiK have found thetr way
not by the force of the sword, not with
the aid of legions, but have been silently
borne ou thu bosom of old ocean in our huge
merchant ships to every corner ot the eivi-
lized world where mi (Tr ring man is to \*a
found.
But to do all this gigantic work, to accomplish so wondrous a need, required much
thought and much uucrgy, for without thtse
combined, this mighty work could not have
beeu accomplished. And thus he did it.
There is u wise saying, "Don't spare priu*
ter's ink !" and ilollowav spared neither
''printer's inl.," nor vast piles of the precious
motal, gold. He advertises in all the languages spoken among civilized nations—
and whether you go into Krance, Hulgium,
Holland, Prussia, Ocnmark, Hussia, Greene,
Spain, Portugal, Switzerland—nay, we
might way all the kingdoms ofthe world—
and in a thousand tongues to talk of "Holloway's Pill-t!" in a thousand languages
they utter "Holloway's Ointment ! We
are filled with boundloM wonder and astonishment that one mau. 'me mind, one head,
could plan and devise all this ; and we say
that, if one man hus really done so, there
must lie some wonderful curative properties
about his Pilh* and Ointment. — Post Clo**.'*
ffhnorieoi Xot*cea,
Holtoray'* Omtmottt and Pmt, Debilitated
Constitution".---When climate, age, or hardships, have undermined the health, skin
diseases are prone to arise and augumeut the
existing weakness. Holloway's medicaments
daily prove most serviceable even under the
most untoward circumstances. This well-
known and highly-esteemed ointment possesses the finest balsamic virtues, which
soothe aud heal without inflaming or irritating the most teinkr akin or most sensitive
inure, Holloway's Ointment and Pills are in*
j fallible for curing Imd logs, varicose vcine,
| swelled ankles, erysipelas, scaly skin, and
every variety of skiu disease. Over all these
disorders Holloway's remedies exert a quick
aud favorable action, and, whe*-e cure is possible, gradually but certainiy arrive at tbat
consummation They are invaluable in the
cura of icrofula and scurvy.
' " *   «»h   IHK  nkMI    BIVKK   nt  IHK   **-",:H|,
-tut -MHATi, b-i*4i., <}(M.i>, ta*n%o
rt*.xa, i iv.
arrival uf  the Aucou last weak
ucovureu  aunng tbe passengers Mr. J.
K. Chapman, just returned from the Yukon
region, having been out   there the past two
>eai--f -A e immidiately interviewed him on
; UofcaU of our leaders, especially thoae in the
! MtafcOB, knowing that every item of iodividu-
' al ■ i|H*ium e.   wuuld be iuteruating, par tic u
| luily from a miiiei't, standpoint.     vli. Chap*
{ man w_*> lookiug itmat kably well,   --bowing
_ com hii--.i-.el-, that although it is a lough load
I to   travel   Itetwefo   the   headw»tcm of the
' p-'hilco-nt   miuI  the   first feeder   of the great
Yukon,  still   il  eould  be  .lone with profit,
iinsiieulU   and   phyi-i>ally.       Uut   we   will
allow   Mi. Chapman   to tell   bin esperieoce
and   oImwi vations in   his owu way as iw-arty
as we aaa recollect it     He aaid :—
" Thr party I aUrtod out with consisted
of elrien peraoua. We weut hy the l>yay
I'm.*, traveling the aame route made famous
hy Schwatka. Tbe first difficulty we had to
eneouuter was a financial uue, vis ; the
enormous ooat uf packing iood audnecerwary
material to the gold digging*. The Indians
lor this aervice charge as much as the first
eoatot the articles. The legion traveled is
wild and ragged and tbe divide preoeuta
magnificent aceuic effects in precipitous
eliMiuis and snow-clad peaks. The first
strutm we struck was the Salmon river, not
more than two teet wldo, but gradually in
creasing iu volume oa it neared the groat
Yukou. At its junction with that river we
made our first diggings. Here our little
party broke up, the majority guiug ahead to
prospect the Stewart river, another tiibu
tary of the Yukon. More *thau sufficient
gold to pay expenses was taken out^of Hal
mon river—in fact we|uever made a prospect
that did not show enough to pay expenses
during the time we were in the country. At
every aand bar down the Salmon river we
gut good pro-jpects, and theae had been
worked the year before by other parties. I
spent my first summer working ou the
Salmon bars ; thence I went tu the mouth
of the Stewart. The second summer I
worked ou the Stewart river. Men working
at tbe mouth of the Stewart averaged from
IT to 99 per day. Here great trouble was
exnei ionced in trying to save the fine ur flour
gold, as it it> called. If some means can be
invented to save it, there are fortunes in it.
1 experimented three months in trying to devise some means to save this flour gold and
succeeded, in a measure. I am now going
down to diggings in Oregon, wheio I understand they have discovered a process tliat is
successful. When we had to abut down for
the season, the diggings were paying $60 per
day to the man. Nut withstand ing the
rigoruusly ould winters, ami the widespread
reporta that the season was too short to
make enough to pay expeuoes, it lasts fully
six months, aud the poorest diggings struck
would do much more than that. Aud as to
the climate, I would rather winter there
than in southeastern Alaska. The cold ie
iuteuae, averaging 40 degrees below zero
duriug the winter months, and getting down
as low as 70 and 60 occasionally. But when
the cold is so great there ia a perfect dead
calm —-as calm as it bi in your room— and at
night the stars are at clear that thev seem to
hang out from the sky. The absence of
wiud duriug the winter readily accounts for
our uot suffering much from the cold. We
found plenty of game while we were there,
along and in the neighborhood nf the river,
hut it ia becoming scarcer each season, and
It is generally beet to lie independent of the
resources of the country iu that particular.
I haven't any doubt that richer diggings
arc yet to be found in that region. The part
of it we traveled over did not embrace more
thau 550 miles in alt, including the feeders,
tho Salmon and Stewart rivers. Thericheat
^■({Si"^ *"•■■ undoubtedly br found along
the headwaters of the Yukon. At tha head
of tha Stewart river fltO diggings ware discovered by Messrs. Bozwell and Krater.
There are about 75 men who will winter at
Fort Nelson near the junction of the Stewart
and Yukon. Fort Nelson, by the way, la
named after a Signal Service observer of
that name who has made himself famous in
tlte scientific world by his important and interesting collections from Alaska. Quite a
settlement is here established, consisting of
several substantial stora buildings and tbe
houses of the miners. It is a beautiful loca-
t inn and evinces an eye for business and
beauty on the part of the locator. Very
little prospecting for quart* haa been done
so far, miners confining their attention principally tn placers. I nave heard of but one
ledge., discovered accidentally, specimens of
which aasayed $2,000 per ton. We found
gold iu every stream we prospoctod, and
from other miners wbo have traveled over a
greater extent of territory tban I have, am
informed that gold ia found over a wider
range in northern Alaska than in'any State
or Territory on the pacific Coast. There is
no doubt that we have tn Alaska the largest
quart*, ledge that was ever found, and recent
information proves that we have also the
most extensive placer diggings in the world.
1 haven't done very well myself—have very
little to nhow for my two season's work,
only $1,284 after paying iny expenses—but
there are othara who have made as high aa
$6,000 in lens time. 1 am going back next
spring, and witli new machinery and the experience 1 have already sained I expect to
dean up from $5,000 to $10,000. The general appearance of the country is oa if it had
all been placed on end, and would cover aa
much territory as the United States if it
were spread out flat. It is mountainous in
the truest sense—broken, jagged and rugged,
with very littie softness of outline. There
are stretches of fiat land along the river, the
result uf ice and water erosion. Theae flats
are well timbered, and, aa far as I oould per*
ceive, just as good timber as is found anywhere in Southeastern Alaska, with one ad-
ditioual feature that lent a glory and a
beauty to the landscape in autumn not aeen
anywhere except in tne Kast, and that waa
the superabundance of small annuals, whoae
foliage become a blase of color when the
frost king hcgnii hia artistic work. Of these
annuals tlie cottonwood waa the moat abun
dant. In spring and early summer the number, variety and beauty of the wild flowers
waa Ik* wilder ing. It waa a perfect feaat of
color, aud many of the flowers delicately
perfumed. It was a perfect paradise for a
painter. The auroral lights were something
grander than I had ever before aeen. They
always seemed far away, but now they came
down in streams of gorgeous light right over
me. I felt as if they were atmospheric glacier-**, only that they ruahed through space
with lightning velocity and cleaved the
calmer, warmer air about me, making a siz-
/Hug noise as of something burning. I think
it is caused hy intensely cold air, or a wedge
of cold air coming in contact or forcing its
way into a warmer strata near the earth.
Once, when one ot these brilliant pillars of
light seemed to come right down upon me, I
felt a shock, taking iny breath fora moment;
then it passed away. I saw the lights frequently, but only hod that pereonol contact preparations to defend tbeir property. The
once.   The furthest  poiut I traveled in the Governor promptly aent a Captain of   the
Fred Archer, the English jockey, was  an
extremely    temperate   man.       In   address
and appoareucehewosquietandgentlemanly, i
and though, of'course, quite uneducated, waa
accustomed to behave with refinement.    His
excellence us a rider   depended a   good deal
on his remarkable strength and the wonderful power of his   hands.    He  bod  a   horse
Preaident Marshal, Duke of   Magenta, and ' uudei perfect control, and in this,   perhaps,
the Count de Piennes,   whose father waa in I he excelled any of his rivals, and th- gift of
the ex-imperial household.    The young lady | pushiug ahorse at a pinch and bringing him
has beeu Wed  in rural   life,   in  a large and i in with a rush at the finish.    Archer, though
happy family circle. ! the sun of an old steeplechaser, was no good
A member of the Geological Survey staff, Iin tlie buntina field. He could not jump,
engaged in ioveatigatbg the coal deposits j ""^ uevtl *'(M-e iu a »t*eplechaae. Ou tbe
in tlie Saskatchewan region  says   that   the  oiaer "an,1» *»• rivals.Canuon and Wood, are
Attnmhatt.
MISCKLLANKOUS
A marriage will take place between Mile.
Mac Ms hou. the only daughter of the ex-
ACENT8   WANTED
gion aay
ooal aupply iu the Northaaett ia absolutely
inexhaustible. The whole iliatrict lying
butweeu Kooky Mountain Houae and Fort
Pitt ia one vaat wriea of coal U-.li., both
bard and -oft, of tbe beat quality.
Kor painting walla ui other objects exposed
to dampness, a mixture baa come into a-xt,-n
sive use iu Clsrmsuy formed of very liu.- ir.m
liliugs and llnssed oil varnish. Whi u tin
material to be painted la aiibject-al to frequent change of teiiiperatur,-, linaeeil oil and
ainlmr varnish ars added to the lirat two
coats. The paint may be applied to wood,
stone, or ir„u. and, in the caae of the latter,
it is not macsssary to free it from ruat.
The mother of five new iKirn ahepht-nl
puppies, near Houston, wss mourning the
ileetii ol four of her babies that had lieen
taken from [her, when a very young pig,
whose mother had 'lost it, came squealing
around ths doghouse. The shepherd dog st
ones adopted the little porker, aud it uow
suckles a-oogaideof the pup, and follows ita
foster mother about, aquealing vigorously
whenever it fesla hungry. The collie aeema
to lovs the pig quite aa much aa ahe doea her
own pup.
We have ti announce the death of King
Iaombefol of Cayar. The lamented monarch
waa ranch esteemed iu Sengal circles, but
hia early education waa detective, and ou nc-
count of his want of skill in fence he has
been spitted by a French Lieutenant. Of
some laudatory verses, which have beeu
translated from the original African by the
distinguished Chicago traveller and aavant,
M. Eugene Field. The refrain is this i
"Ri-tol-de-te-lol, ti-rol-te-de-tol,
The boaa King iu Africa ia bold Lombefol,
He feeds upon babies and atralght alcohol.
Tiddy-lol
Some time ago an Kogliah gentleman
found a large turnip La hia field uf the shape
of a nun'a Bead, and with the resemblance
of tha features of a man. Struck with
curioaity, hehad a cast made of it, and aent
the out to a phrenologist, atating that it
was taken from the head of a celebrated professor, and requested an opinion thereon.
After sitting in judgment, it waa reported
that it denoted a man of acute mind and
deep reseat-h, thathe hod the organ of quiok
perception, and alao of perseverance, with
another that indicated credulity. The
opinion waa transmitted to the owner of the
oast, with a letter requesting, aa a particular
favor, that he would aend them the head.
To this li* politely replied that lie would
willingly do ao, but he was prevented, as Ite
and hu family had eaten it with their unit
ton at dinner.
In the Reich,U« during tho debate on the
first reading of the Military bill, the Progressionists signified their willingness to vol.-
Tor the bill if the Government would reduco
the period of service from three to two yeara.
This the Government refuacd to consent to.
Gen. Bronsart vou Sohellendorf, Minister of
War, said: Germany, may, within a
measurable time, be involved in war. It is
moat natural that we should compare our
war strength with that of France. With lew.
inhabitant, than Germany, France has a
higher peaoe effective force. Shall we allow
ourselves to be outstripped by a neighbor
ing State in which we cannot perceive that
peaceful disposition necesaary to enable us
tn live In peace . The bill is of the most
urgent character. The Reiohstag must pass
thu measure before Christinas if tho purpose
ofthe Government is to be attained. [Sensation.] The Government ia in earnest. It
does uot aak for more than it intends to
acoept." Herr Rlchter said he could uot
admit that the sitnation was so threatening.
Thanks to tbe policy of Bismarck, the
alliance with Austria remained a fact.    Tho
Suerition before them was not the .acute
anger of war, but the perpetual additions to
the ourdens of the people. An exhaustive
examination of the Government's financial
proposals should precede acceptance of the
bill, Gen. von Schellendorf, in the courae
of his reply, said that the Government had
only decided a few days before the aummoD-
|ng of the Reichstag to fix April ns the date
for the military bill to come into force. Herr
Saldern spoke in favor of the bill, and
recommended that it he adopted without
amendment, l
Germany's flag is now fluttering over
muoh real estate in East Africa to which
the Sultan of Zanzibar says he can shoav a
clear title. He is accused of compassing
the death of two Germans who were scratching the virgin soil of Uaagara with imported
hoe*. It ia also said that with a few yards
ofoloth and souie bottles of gin he has induced some of Germany's new subjects to
haul down tbe flag of their adopted sovereign
and raise the colors of Zanzibar. Germnny
has now set apart a few -.unboats and a
little gunpowder with which she proposes to
make a demonstration in the harbor of Zanzibar, and convince Bargash ben Said that
something dreadful will nappen if he does
not quit poaching in Germany's East African
preserver,, which now embrace a region
about as large as the State of New York.
Millions of natives are doubtleaa unaware aa
yet, that in the recent scramble for Africa
they have become the subjects of European
powers. When that fact dawns upon them
the yoke of allegiance does not seem to gall
their shoulders very much, Miandara, the
ono-eyed potentate of Kilimanjaro, for instance, haa been flying the Saga of Germany
or of Zanzibar according as the emissaries of
one or the other of thoae powers happened
to be in hla neighborhood. The French announced with a alight flourish ot trumpets a
while ago that they had annexed the Comero
Islands. The Sultan of Comero, however,
haa juat slammed the door In the face of
some French colonists on the ground that he
merely agreed to reoeive French protection,
and doe* not want any immigrant*.
The Department of State haa received a
despatch irom the United States Consul at
Goree-Dakr, in Sengal, Africa, announcing
the death in battle of King Sama Lombefol
of Cayar. The Consul *ays that tbe King
appeared at Tivomane, in Cayar, with a
number of followers underarm* and mounted
attendant* for tbe purpoae nf collecting a
tribute to which he believed himaelf to be
entitled by treaty. Hi* demand for tribute
wa* met with a refusal by the inhabitants of
the place, whereupon aome of hi* followers
began to pillage tbe town. The merchants
aid traders telegraphed for aid to the
Government of at Louis, a town under
French  protection,    and  meantime   made
country avas about 125 mile* up the Stewart
river. In reality I have only Men a small
portion of the Yukon cuuntrv and then I
only partially prospected the ground gone
over. My people probably think I am dead,
so I am hurrying home to convii.ee them
that I am alive and well. When I started
into tbe Yukon country I wa* fortunate in
meetiug a party gning there, aud tbu* had
company. Coming back 1 got a little short
of provender but managed to get through
all right. There is only one very dangerous
place io crossing the divide, and that ia a
very rapid mountain stream, not very deep,
hut very (trans, which must be forded several tiiiaee. We adopted tbe plsn of holding
each other'* band* while w* waded waist
deep the cold, icy stream, aud gained the
utber aide in safety. We remembered only
too well tbe death of a young mas wbo had
lost hi* IU* ia th* *am* tr**oh*rou* strasm
M«t long age. W* w*r* all glad to get saisly
army and twenty-five soldier* to the scene
of the trouble, with instruction* to ''accomodate matters." Arriving at Tivomane
the troops |fouud the merchants and
trader* beleagured. A wordy alteroation
followed between the troop* and the King's
followers, whicli was ended by the latter,
wbo fired several shots, killing a soldier.
A charge waa ordered, and after a brief, but
fierce, .ogagemeut the native* fled, leaving
twenty oftbeir number dead on the field.
Tbey soon reformed and made another stand
under the lead of their King, but the latter,
after a sword combat with a French Lieutenant, lasting twelve minute*, wa* run
through tb* body and killed, whereupon hia
follower* gave op the battle and escaped
into the interior. The affair ia deplored by
tbe French authoritie*, who foresee as a
result th* necessity for making radical
changes in their treat!** with th* nativ*
tribe* in Africa.
extremely fond oi hunting.
It is aaid that Major Ben l'crley Foore.
the Washington .•tirrespon.lmit, delights iu
the usa- ol the word* of that dreadful old
inuii in David I 'oji|M-r(ield who repeated over
and over, " Ol,, iny .yes and limbs I Ch,
my lun^s ;,nd liver : Oh, goroo, goroo!"
Th.- ..tin i .lay ll„- playful Major saw a friend
aa.lkiiiK iu front of him. so he stole upquiet
ly In-hind, jammed thr friend's hat down
i.a.-r hi- .yes, grabbed him by the throat
and  the li-nr,   and   shouted   in hia deepest
tunes,  "ill a heart   on   tire I   Oh,   my
■ yes ami Inula.' Dl,, my lungs ami liver!
Ob, gonm, goroo I" Ity this time the victim rrnnlged to net away, and turned a face
full of wrath and terror un the tickled joker.
It was a nee Major I'nori, had never seen in
hia life, and the owner hail never seeu Major
l'oiire, who made the Lest apologies possible,
and left the stranger rumluatlug upon tha
strange characters one meets.
BILL AND JOK
" Come, dear old comrade, you and 1
Will steal an hour from days gon* by —
The shining days wheu life was new,
And all was bright aa morning dew—
The diii.lv days of long ago,
When you were Bill aud I waa Joe.
" Your name may Haunt a titled trail,
Proud as a cockerel's rainbow tail ;
And mine as brief appendix wear
As Tarn O'Shauter'a luckless mare ;
To-day, uld friend, remember atill
That I am Joe and you are Bill !
" You've won  the great world', envied
prize
And grand you look in people'a eyes,
Withfl 0.;N. andLL.D.,
in big, brave lettera, fair to see I
Vour fiat, old fellow !" off they go I
" How are you, Bill V " How are you Joe?
" You've worn the judge'- ermiue robe ■
You've taught your name to half the globe;
You've sung mankind a deathleas strain
You've uiudi- the dead past live again.
The world may call you what It will,
But you and I are Joe and Bill."
The chaffing young folka stare aud say,
" See those old buffers, bent and gray ;
They talk like fellows in their teens.
Mad,   poor   old   boys!     That's what It
means"—
And shake their heads     They little know
The throbbing hearts of Bill aud Joe !
Uow Bill forgets his hour of pride
While Joe sits smiling at his aide ;
How Joe, in spite of time's disguise,
Finds the old schoolmate in his eyes—
Those calm, stern eyes that melt and fill
As Joe look* fondly up at Bill,
Ah ! pensive scholar, what is fatnef
A fitful tongue of leaping flame—
A giddy avhii Iwiiid's fickle gust
That lifts a pinch of mortal duat!
A few swift years, and who can show
Which duat was Bill, and avhich waa Jos?"
The weary idol takes his stand,
Holds out liis bruised and aching hand.
While gaping thousands come and go---
How vain it seems, thia empty show !
Till all at once his pnlses thrill—-
Tii, poor old Joe's " Iind blesH you, Bill I"
And shall wc breathe iu happier bpheres
The names that pleased our mortal ears,
In some sweet lull of harp ai.d song,
For earth-lioru spirits none too loug,
Just ivhi-pering of the world below,
Where this was Bill and that was Joe *•
No matter; avltile our home ia here
No sounding mime is half so dear.
When lades at length our lingering day,
Who cn i-ii what pompoua tombstones s_y *
lie.id on the hearts that love us still i
Hie jnent Joe !    Hie jacet Bill !
A RKPAOTORY PRISONER.
A curious diiliculty bos arisen with tha
law student, Mr. Stanbury Eardley, wbo
wan convicted at the Solihull Police Court
recently of assaulting biH father's coachman
and the policeman who arrested him, and
was si-iili-iii ial to four months' imprisonment. The prisoner, it wilt be retnemdered,
disputed the jurisdiction of the magistrate*
on the gruuiid that a question of property
right was involved in the proceedings, aud
when his objection waa overruled he became
very violent and abusive. Sirtoe his removal to Wiusou-green Gaol, the priaoner
has emphasized his protest against hi* con.
viction by setting all the rules of prison
discipline at di'liain e, refusing to avear th*
nnliiiia v convict clothing, and claiming to
be treated as a first-class misdemeanant.
He has not submitted to the cropping of hia
hair, and he avill not take food nf any kind.
The clothes were eventually forced ou liim
by the united exertions of nine stoutwsrder*,
but us soon ns his gaolers had retired the
prisoner stripped himself and lay all night
stark naked. Hu refused to take any food
until his "'.mi clothes avere restored to him,
and his meals remained untouched. The
following duy the clothe* avere forced uu him
again, together witli a restraint jacket, and
it avas then deemed advisable to remove him
to a padded cell. Here he was seen and remonstrated with by two visiting justices,
but nil to no purpose. The food remained
untested and the prisouer refused to take
part in the ordinary exercises required of
prisoners who are not doing hard labor. He
continued obstinate during the whole of
Saturday, and on Sunday the authorttiea
began to be alarmed for hla health. He had
then had no food since the previous Tuesday,
and he continued tn declare that be would
not take any till his condition* were complied with. Under medical advice he waa
then -eized and, despite his attempts to free
himself, he was rendered quite passive. His
mouth avas then forced open by mean* of a
gag, and the assistant-surgeon pumped into
his stomach a good meal of milk. After
this operation prisoner resumed hia last,and
up to Tuesday had not taken any more food.
An attempt was made to induce him to take
part in the usual walking exercises, and he
wa, carried into the courtyard. The nine
or ten men, however, who carried him into
the yard were not able to make him walk.
When they got him there, he lay down and
doggedly refused to movo an Inch. He waa
eventually carried back to the cell.
Auvuri to Mothirs.—Are yon disturbed
at night and broken of yonr rest by a aick
child suffering and crying with pain of
Cutting Teeeth ? If ao send at once and get
a bottle of "Mr*. Winslow'* Soothing Syrup"
for Children Teething. Its value is incalculable. It will relieve the poor little sufferer immediately. Depend upon it mothers;
there is nn mistake about it. It oure*
Dysentery and Diarrhoea regulatea the Stomach and Bowels, cures Wind Colic, soften*
he Gums reduces Inflammation and gives
tone and energy to the whole system. "Mrs,
Winslow's Soothing Syrup" foi children
teething ii pleasant to the taste and ia the
prescription of one of the oldest and best female physicians and nurses in the United
States, and is for Sale by allt druggista
throughout the world. Price wenty-five
cents a bottle. Be sur* and ask for "Mrs.
Winslow'* Soothing Syrup," and tak* ao
oth»r kind.
CLEMENT 4 CO., OF i8 WKLIIVn*    I
•Street Ka.t. Toronto,  orT^'?0*
coia-Xavier,   Street, Moukeal   want' r\
eral Agent.    They at* the exclusiv, 'r '
of the  Schofield Patent Cake (____!*?
Celebrated Emery Knife .Shamene, rl   '*
aa   the    "C.rver'e   Friend")    the  r"
Scythe Sharpener, tbe   Jay-Eye.s« «S
Curry Comb, and other Specialties    ii     I
want to make money, write to them ti T"'
for an outfit,   aud to secure what ,_. t*"
you can handle. ""•t
Boot and Shoe Store|
yUEEN   STREET,
POUT   MOODY,  B. (
I*.HJ_ UNDERSIGNED, successui i_ a,
late W. C. White, is now "■
established at the Terminus, aad, lunaTi,'
voted hia life to hi* tr*d», is premJ. ,
supply the public with th* beat wortiTbl
Uu* to be had in the provinoe.
 LOP1    TauMM.U
RARE CHANCE,
a ii 11. ner m
BAR FIXTURE!
FOR   SALE,
CHEA'1   FOK  (JASHI
Forutrly used ia our Saloon at Iih,
GEORGE McCOSKERY,
Elgin House, Port Me*.i.
Brick Clay for Sale.
FOR SALE-FIVE ACRES Or F.BS.J
class brick olay land, adjacent ta CM
Railway, about two milt* from Port Mm.,]
Sample and   information   can be obt_U4
'rom A. R. HOWSE,
Real Ratal* Bte.,1,
Port _lu.;|
Subdivision of Lot 233]
pobt _tv<_:ooi.*_r.
NOTICE 18 HEREBY GIVEN, TBAIJ
all installments on Lot* on the abont
named property, must be paid in strict co,|
formity with the stipulations, or the igmf
inenta will be cancelled, and th* payar,atj
already made, forfeited.
New Westmiuster, Sept  11, lS.!i
ILSTOTIC-E.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAI
all persona are forblddeu to purcbu
from any person or persons any lot, put*
interest in that certain acow now oavm-u
occupied by the undersigned and family, u
lying in the waters of Port Moody.
T. B. SPRING.
Port Moody, B. I'., April 17th, 188..
PARTNFR8HIP.
1HAVE TAKEN ANGUS UcUOl
into partnership in the buaineu curia1
on at the Pacific Hotel, Clarke Street, Pit]
Moody. The firm name in future will a
Taylor 4 McLeod.
JOHN   It. TA-LOItl
J- --.With  ne u
-TSTOTICE.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN T_U|
I intend to make application to ll
Chief Commissioner of Lands and Wor-iM
permission to purchase about 200 tcMJ
land, more or lea*, situated in Ne* Waf
minster District, "Group One," and'
scribed aa follow* :—Commencing at s s
about 40 chain* north ot north avrat «>n
of lot 471 (alongside of J. J. I cnl'Ml
claim), thence north about 40 chaina, tbtt
west about 4S chain*, theuoe south about•
chain*, thenoe eaat about45 .Iui..'-1'
place of commencement.
H. J. A.BURNKTT-1
Port Moody, B. C, Aug. SI, 1846.
NOTICE!
A wild steer waa shut at Port al"-)' _
Saturday. October Snd.    Any p*rM0«
ing the name ia  requettod to commar
with
WILLIAM KLHON, iW
Port-Moody, Oot. 4th, I88n.
THE WEEK I
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appeal* by a comprehensive Tahle of >
tints to the different taste, which"
within th* circle of a cultured hum"
An average of fifteen short, crisp
lab is given in each number upon lu
American, and  Knglish Politic* ao '
ature.
Amongst th* regular contributor, i»I
FH9SOR GOIDWIN Smith ; and a dlstiof*
public man in London ha* kindly udo.
to aupply regularly an Engliah Lttt*    ,
and   Waahington   Letters   will »pr**|
regular intervals.
In addition ther* an special ooatrtl***]
fron torn* of th* ablet* writer, in *•" 1
minion and tb* United State,.
THE WEEK
haa now entered upon Ite third )•*' '
most encouraging prospect*, aad "**' 1
festurss. ._
.     C. B_.ACa.ETT ROBIN*
/.     8 JordaaSt., Totoet'i'
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TA* Spectator, and one Canadian, T*
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