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PORT MOODY,  B. C,   iSATUUUAY,    FEBRUARY    IH,    1887.
No. 18,
^mmunications ad
liiaaniAH    Offi'».
a-ill receive prompt at-...
Sa*ddl88 * Harness-nnkers
ivery Aitlole lu their Liuf
Always in Stock-
mini Si     -    YALE' B. C.
Port Moody
Moody Shingle Mill,  where the bint
jJUtglM can ba had at the lowest prices.
'.sale or retail.
I tupply kept r'lin.tantly on hand.
.New Wash Housp.
P"    that hi:  is prep." I   -
Ll Ironing  on short no
a., i.rdnr.    OaI.t-1 So'.lOl    ..
Uniirlry  oppoaite C. V
tor Sale or
Fi-WT-OLAS-i   V ; •; .
Wagon, in g.*»d ord
Urge, w-llbrokrn   J   •
■rum,.     Will bs sol I  >
fill be exoh_ng'-d for i
Apply to        T   I
Or to
ii    i|   nol    Ul    -•■","  aaid
,      '.V n    „,. .magi).    " \   mar.
■ »..l uke a «i"iii' Venus 10 bis
ra r «> ii ii."".- for wife as Miss \'ns
,o i. '
k Iph I.Tlng'i lips curled themselves
i tn a siiul- lhat wa» the first o r of
ao n, > ut which gradually melle I una
tnpiy Igin that .of'-nci and itan.-
rigur.,1 i.il haii'l-ouii-face.
"Y'.u do n t know Maud '" he crit>l.
"T tt cruel of ruv in,-rva only keep*
up a ,,'Ori- glowing wariuih within her
'Stop ! stop I ihis is romiincing too
»i' Hy. Sivt-io a phyiiol'.gio.l ***M.
Ml. V-vsou ia untroubled wi'b lhat
u.convenient organ—a heari."
"Ynu err prejudiced," Mi i Irring-
'i.a- ei iug bia imt.lion "8 nie antag
ini-iii «l.ich ia mutual, aeecas to eii>
b iw,i.,i vou two. I hope you will ije
.. kn.w an i spprecata eaeh other better
-h-n "anl   ha broke  off  in   con-
tu-i n,
"Wikii whal I" a-ked West, in as
<eeu excitriiient al thoui'b he were
,'d-nll. longing f.,r this inillenniuin of
,«..-■• with Mi-s Vavasour "When
wh tt"
"W II, 1 waa going lo say when   we
ere m .nie I ; but I am afraid ol being
t 0 i.iHinatur-.     I o tell you   tin- truth,
■ n e w" h«ve got «o   f.r," tha   young
e low    nd led    with a   short,      happy
.iign, ' I sp. ke to Mau* of my hopes
' — ".,,   .i,,lih_    allowed   that—thai—
• not .'to e'her indifferent."
'in    io   Fl-uk'nrd    AI l.e, !
lu ii ■!•■»   of   ihe    Abbey
>l,ll n.oil of the   good
,1 liv.s,"    Weal   as
' -aid l-ving, both
HOW   jierceptib'v
. b rne from you
ii from no other
oi   u  |,.-,",nd    whal
ihat   1   am
i  Ih.   nllle   to     BUT
ll  i ii 11 _- befit
i   .-.I bef-re  in
IJ   , 1,'ar   me I
row It woul i
i i ml    drily.
'i -,'lt as that
_     in"
w       in i  V-Vtsnur ,
.1    •   ."IT, miiling
person to whom these foolish wurdi
weie ad.lipi»ed ; snd then she turned
and faced Irving: llu- color tmtyiat
in her cheeks, ber band pre-sed U|ion
hei side, although forcibly to realism
lhe heavings of her besom. "How
you startled me 1" llie girl cried, |.itc-
oisly, when at last she succeeded in
"I am very lorry. 1 did not believe you were nervous. My footsteps
would not he much heard, I suppose,, on
the lurf. Bui • uu must have been deep
in though!. Toll me the result of your
reflections," he added, uni'ing in blissful ignorance of ilieir natuie.
That morning Adela West did not
enliven the breakfast ta'.le with talk
as gay and brilliant at on previous
days, but her lace bore an expression
of happinesa which had been missing
amidst ber ringing laughter. How
wrong sho bad been to doubt hiui! How
foolish to imagine that it was but a
vain dream of hors in tho past that he
oared for her I Kor alas' Ralph Irving
had taught Adela West to love him ;
and his affection she had fixed ber
heart upon as the one good that life
Mr. Oeorgo West sat  alone   in   his
study : an open telegram in bis hand ;
an air of meditation upon his luow.
'From   Ralph   Ibyini;,   London,   to
i Ik.oiuik. Wkst, Esq.
"I find 1 cannot get away until to
morrow. Kxpect me about six o'clock."
general conversation, he led    the   talk
into more personal    channels,   and   ut
length introduced Irving's name, win-re
upon lie proceeded to give ihe fair lady
a confidential account of   his   friend's
affairs: Imw lie bad embarked in a large
mining speculation that wan proving a
failure, and how  vHouk   his   po.ition
was in iiinsi'i|uencc, which Ittl-iliHIll of
his financial situation would have   considerably astonished  Mr. Ralph   Ir iug   on In. km
could  he have have heard  it.
.lust as this pleasing but apocryphal
history was coming to a conclusion, a
peal at the door -bell announced a fresh
visitor, and, in accordance, with Mr
West'i expectations, Ralph Irving
entered.    This latter gentleman looked
Lager Beer,
Ilriili ke furnishes in   Ke^s and Bottles at
ii'toria prices.
Tht  Beor  will  be  loll at   tha houses of
Irons free of charge.
Real Estate Agents.
and    test
.riid   George
f. rwar3 under th*
,• hid occurre I
iiienrl from wint.
•   mi   untoward fate.
li n tiri'sieJnesi: prove
in nt the  magnanimity
.   ai"i I *irl   become a    glad
. ,nd I >r e>er assist joyfully iu
i-ituai'i-ir    of    Miss    Vavasour.
er   I- ill'   loll   upon   those
•■ nidi ; tnak- the most of it,
ii r."
'•II- w o can adnn duuht doea not
mio v the p-rfeciion of lov,-,"said Ralph
Irving, oo tuiaiely. And he could noi
later be move I from that position : lie
>aa ii- i. her io be goaded by sneers nor
lier-n del l,v sympathy.
'"Now low ijilixi deluiel boy to be
s.vi-di" George Wesi askrd huns-lf,
*ti- n i i. gue«l ha<l retired, and ne was
extinguishing the light, preparatory to
going to li.-d himaelf. "He is pretty
fan in her toils, but an effort uiuat b-
ni"de I mu-! think il over, i am
glad I came lo the affaii su early in the
iiflaintsa tth.l n one point g.ined,"
De-pile hn late houis overnight,
R.i pri Irving found himaelf first in the
oie kfa-t-room 'lie following inornim.
T«i pai- the interval of waiting for his
fit ndi h,< stepi* 1 up in the window,
and st red at tnu cheerful , rospect
wi hnut.   The       mornin
an?eyancBr8 ix AccoMtants.l^ri^^^ru^lnd..
m kil:
lulled on the shortest n t co.
Oity BkB'Vehy.
establishineiit, is now supplying many
i.tomer,   in  the  .-ity    witb   a   fir.t-olaas
■ility nf
This message Mr. West had received
the previous evening from his friend,
who had found, by his morning's letters, that it was necessary he should go
up to town with reference to those
shares of which George West had made
mention as a source of trouble. Irving
had left Fleckford expecting that a few
hours in town would suffice to transact hia business ; but in this hou" he
had been disappointed, and'had consequently telegraphed as above to his
"Expect me about six o'clock," West
murmured to himself in quotation.
"Six o'clock ; there is no train arriving
at that hour, Master Ralph, so your
plan is quite parent. You mean to be
down liy the three o'clock train, paying
a little visit en route to the fair Maud.
Well, an unexpected pleasure will
await you there in the presence of your
host, whose loving impatience to behold you again is past control."
At this point his reflections were
interrupted by the entrance of his
'Oh, George! I did not know you
were here ; I don't want to disturb
you.    I only came to fetch a book."
'•Vou do not disturb me, my dear,"
answered George, whose twenty years'
seniorily made him feel very tenderly
towards Adela : she was aliuoHt as a
cherished, beloved child   to him.    "lie
sides,  I   ara   going   out  directly	
Adela!" he called out, by a sudden
impulse arresting the girl in her retreat : "Adela, is it your opinion that
Irving's case with Miss Vavasour is u
very desperate onel"
"Mr. Irving's case wiih Miss Vava
sour a very desperate one? 1 do not
understand you," Miss West exclaimed
a pang of undefined dread neverthe-
les piercing her heart.
"Pshaw ! do you think his love for
her likely to lie lasting; or is it a sain
pie of soon hot, soon cold !"
"Does Ralph love Maud Vavasour?"
the girl gasped with quivering lips.
"Yes : how stupid you are to-day,
Adela! I spoke to you because men
are not supposed to be sharp sighted
in these matters Hut it is of no
consequence. He told me of his im-
becilily  himself,1'      West   wound   up
somewhat astonished at his friend's,
occupation of his especial citadel -, but
nevertheless shook Ins hand with hearty
"Well, how did you find matters 1"
asked Weal, in reference to|the business he had lieen engagi'd upon. "Better or worse than you had hoped?'
"Agreat dealworse," unswi-redlrving,
quite unaware of how he was playing
into the other's hand. "But urn
need not bore Miss Vavasour with
"Oh !" exclaimed that arch conspirator, West, "I have been telling Miss
Vavasour of your misfortunes, but she
agrees with me that lo us, your friends,
the extent of your means can make no
Irving was about to laugh ut these
fine sentiments aired on so small an occasion, when something in the expres
sion of Miss Vavasour's f.ce arrested
lum ; and for the first time a doubt of
his beautiful beloved entered his mind.
She had listened in silence to the conversation of the two men, her manner
cold, but one of watchful attention.
"Would my riches or poverty make
any difference    to you, Maud I"
"Of course not," she replied in a
formal tone, that carried quite an opposite conviction to the meaning of her
words to her jealous lover's ears.
Whatever, though, he might have
burst forth with next was postponed bv
an interruption from West. "Well
Miss Vavasour,! cannot wait any longer
for your father. I shall go and look for
him out of doors. If I miss him, you
must tell him that I should have lik
gestion of a lunatic tin- tusk of inform
iug him of tht vi... raken of Iii-. nbania
ia not | pleasant one. *li.i. lie' paopei
displays this kind of |_aroxyain oi dovo
•What     do    s. - -ii     v. ant to    -a\     Mr
Irving I
liii-    loiinal    title' ami   thou
'oinV    With a i-iirious   shock    Irving
Irop'iod her Lands, and, from bis plaoe
Mom bar, bo   looked up
into ln-r (ace with an intent gai"
•I only i.-k'-.i vou," Halpb said in
measured accent!, and still regarding
Iui a'. i.dfK-ily. "whether my poverty
or wealth *ou!il maki' any dilTcrenc*-
to you?"
Sliss Vavaaour quailed vi-ilily under
'Merchant Tailor and Draper
W_tvd. ELSOIN".
iiit"iin In., old |_itroiiB and the publiv
at large that he lias just "ptued a tirst-clas-
Tailor Shop at the Tcraunaa of tin- <'. I'. K..
1 w'leie in:,,  !"  I'.'iiai ",i, of th. latp-stasfcf-rt-
ntciit. et
BI'.iAl>r|..ilH-    WOTUH   AND   CAN
Uu lire M_nillli'.    mil   « hri^ "i'l< i.  will re
..■iv- prompt stt.ulion
' oiepUt.'satio'a'troo goaraateed
l'-tii'iii.-' mafr-Bt-ura k_  |ivia-|
'••<   KLsiiN   Prof
FOH   -Al.F,
IplP'VN LOTS, at tha C. H R
town of Port   Moody,   c	
•olilully situated, on more fi.v i
>» lands haa ever been "If red  n>
|h Provinoe heretofore.
Apply to
Mn ia   '**
P.'l.T   \
air <u
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ but I
lum ihe I, i scene was only a plea.am
• a. kgr,,u,i,l for hia ruiitreta's face ; the
ma ic in thr air wai marrlv a sweet
■•horu-i i,i th" j yon. song of love lound-
ng in Ids heart. Afler a while,
hoi gh, nnlwiti standing lis absence
1)1 nr in', 11< «'e wai I'lugtit by the
g minim oi a blur dr.is that showed
>*ierv n .* -nd igain between the
•ered wait, tr at skirted
g knew that   pale-blu"
.    hei
1 I ^^^^^^^^
I      . is.   W«at'»   habit of
nt d in   ii ihe tarly   morn
ek impulse ha    Hep
n Fitnch   window
',  '•'
nil person! are fnrbr.1.1
i any person ur iKirsona r
*«t in that certain seo-
Ipied by tha undersign. I i
'•« in the watsrs of Port V
T. '.
^rt Moody, B. C, April '■
UM. Two*.  Whi:.
tI»r«_aoa, Orrawi.
1 Weby apply for a I
•wrtain  tract of In  ■'■
> of Lake Harrison.
(800)  eight hundr.rl M
'mapor plan deposit-.l wi h
f Timher Inspecter of thia Prnv,: se,
^^W JOHN R. BiO    .'
■Wwii Hot Sp-inga, Oot 1, ISM-
.ohed  the  walk,
■ sort of Adela's.
.   m mrity,   Irving
n .ineruUl limes he
w   ii her.      E-p'-ci-
. -.V th   bin. * r-col-
.    |i ne they   h-d   io
W' ih   •.in*'    object
ny    p  noised
f it, wiib   al-
.    long ha    bad
In ili"»c   dayi
n„wl)  he
.  |- u.l"'l     himself
|, n I    nl   Ad'la
Hi, i tne irue   sun
.;.   .lii.gall minor
.1,   -tin   n   true
,;, ; Lhe .-aim ■ »t faith-
, r fm   ■   liater ;
;a  -   tbat of    I*"   he
_, Misi West; I con
n your sucees^ful prac
d tficult virtue.   •»'!>'
iulenr atari apon   tbt pan of the
i u. •
jit ilicOl
"ile told vou this! Adela asked
in low .ones, and iinning her head
away from the range of her companion's
"Yes, and a nice fool 1,-hought him;
and, what is more, 1 told him bo."
There Mr. West came toa stop, for
want of an audience. Adela, wounded, stricken, suffering, had sped from
the room to battle with her anguish in
One hour later Mr. West wai descending from his dogcart nt Mi. Vavo
sour's hospitable poitsls. "Is your
master nt home? he inquired of the
servant who opened the door,
"No, sir; he ii out upon the farm,
I believe."
Of course the dear old squire was
pottering about his fields, Mr. West
had quite calculated upon that.
"No one in?" he asked
"Mils Vavasour is, sir. Will yon
please to step in?"
" I think I will. 1 want to see your
■j-aiter, Wells, if he should return.upon
a little matter of business," said Mr.
Wait affably. And he wai accordingly shown into the drawingroom,
where he found Mils Vavasour seated
"A better opportunity for my little
bit of practice at the romancer's art
than I could have planned. I know
hat you are no fool, Misa Vavasour ;
but my hope lies in your resembling
many another selfish person
over reaching yourself," war
aional.le thought within West's mind
as he greeted Mil* Vavaaour, and
commenced to gossip with her agree
ably upon the weather and passing
After a quarter of au   hour of   such
next, lnsinu-
to have seen him before   the   meeting
lo-morrow," he exclaimed, in the airiest
style, as though quite nnavare of the
domestic   earthquake brewing.
The door once closed upon his retreating form, Ralph Irvine turned in
passionate Earnest to Miss Vavasour.
"Maud, I insist upon your giving me
a plainer reply thun you did just now,
As a poor man, should I not he the
same in your eyes as though I hnd the
wealth of the [tidiest Answer! don't
keep me in laipense !" he demanded
peremptorily upon Maud's vi-ilile hesitu
"Then 1 must say that I should
prefer the wealth," shir suid at last,
but she smiled up at him archly, and
shot forth a soft ray from hnr beautiful
Irving saw the curve of the red lips,
the glance of the tender misleading
i; and man-like, lie half melted.
Do not play with 018 now, my
darling,'1 her said, beseechingly. "Let
us speak oniy soberest truth."
"Love iu a cottage sounds very well
in a book,' slur cried, pettishly. "Hut,
unhappily in real life, the cottage and
the love arc not all, Thereare also ill
cooked dinners, dowdy bonnets, a one
horse carriage, or no carriage at all,
every kind of disagreeable."
Over living's mind rushed an _u.com.
fortalile recollection of West's phrase :
"The good things that Miss Vavasours
soul loves," For a moment he was
daunted by this confirmation. Imt,
looking at thnt perfect face, the light
and grace of whieh must come from a
noble spirit, his faith revived
"These things would nol weigh v.ith
you against love, Maud I Ik now you
better than you do youixlf.
Hitherto Irving had been seated
beside her on the sofa, bul now, as she
answered not a word to his last appeal,
he cast himself on his knees before her,
and seised her  hands.
"Maud, could you not bear poverty
with me, for my sake ?" he cried, imploringly, while he wrung her hands
He was only striving to elicit some
spark from tho fire of love : only trying,
more and more desperately, as her
silence shocked and disappointed him, to
wring some word of unselfish feeling
from her, but she saw in this exhibition
of passionate entreaty only a realization
of her worst   fears.
"My bauds I" she exclaimed, with n
little affected cry of pain. "Do you
know that you are crushing the very
He saw that she was   endeavouring
to temporize with him,    and   muttered I |1(.r features, in   h
-r- .  . >-•> .u .1 . _?_.,__.   .
that earnest look, which seemed as
though it must pierce to the innermost
recesses of her flimsy heart; but lhe
replied, pouting, 'As a sensible woman
can yon expect me to au wer, No."
"Asa truo woman, I sliould expect
you to uiswer, No," was his stem re
"Theni sup; iw," sh" said pettishly,
"1 am not ttrm- woman, for 1 could
not say    it."
"You mean that?' he inqjired,
rising to his feet.
"Of course 1 mean it " she answered,
gathering courage and boldness.
"Then hear me ! I thank heavpn
that I have found out before too lat»
the worldly nature of the woman
whom in all the earth I thought most
worthy of reverence. Some misconception seeinstn have arisen ; but mind,
I never misled you, for I never doubted you : I should as soon have doubted
the purity of an angel us yours !" he
cried reproachfully. "To tear you
from my heart now is as the very bil
terness of death to me," he added in
tones that, thrilled with his anguish :
"but to nave found out too late the
calculating colrlii'-ss of your character ;
to have been discovering day after day
the shallow soul, 'lie callous heart of
the woman whom I sho.Id have sworn
to love and trust - this would have lieen
torture intolerable, unendurable indeed.
Farewell never of my own choice
will 1 again look upon your face."
In I bill (peaking to   Miss   \ avasour
and    for      ever    parting    tlieiiiselvs,
rving onlv acted in strict obedience to
tii" law of his mii ure.    His iru^t   betrayed, his fnith broken, his action was
i.iken nuinnc !*°KT noow
Just .Received !
'pHK  L'MJl_Ks|irM:i)   i..p-rtfully  I*
0      forms the citizens ol I'ort Moody and
vicinity ths,  he  lias  just  received  a larg
and varied ji.'.rtuieiit  ,.f seasonable
(l BO (' K B 1 KK,
Boots and Shoes
Ready-made Clothing
mn iiouglit the above Stock for .'ASM,
I am prepared to sell at the lowest
('AMI  I'llll'KS
Vegetables and Fruits
A   « Ai.l.   UKsl'Ki'TKUI.I.V gOLICITKI)
mono) go to Pales .V Co, loi
IlKli ItiliiM -..'IS.
\V*il.l. I'AI
Clarke  Str
all tin- more sudden, his condemnation
the more sweeping for his previous blind
reverence, "1 must be oil again early
iu the uiornins," ssid he to (inorge
West, just as they were on the point
of separating for the night.
"Ah ! you are wanted agiun ill town
suid his host, expressing uo surprise,
railing no difficult..*. He I ml marked
hia guest's gloomy face and abstracted
manner during dinner, und drawn hit
own   cottilusiiiiis.
"I am going up t" town :it nil
events," said Ii ving.
"Well, we must be content to spare
you, suid West cheerily. "Always
glad to see you, recollect
"All right,   old fellow ; 1   know it,"  JWOTlCK
srnd living. Then exchanging a warmer all in
..  **   . ,      .        B .        named I
more   lingering     hand prosiure    tban   formity with th
usual, they parted—understanding one
another as well nml ;,s asauretl  of aym
patliy ns two women would   lime bi i.n
after buibnlsof sentimental tu'k
It was very   long befon    the Wests
saw Ralph   again :   he   came   downloj
Fleckford no more.    11,-<■*.   _,!t-ration8
and improvement! hail been projected at I
the Ablwy ; and an army of decorators j
and painters duly made   their   appear :
ance, and took possession   there.    But
the owner seemed to   take only a very '
lukewarm interest in the work   in pro
gross.    If he visited thepla.r at all, il
was lint for a very brief period of tim ; j
when, ton, no one   in tin, neighborhood I
saw him.
During, however,   tha next seas a,
for whicli   tin'   West! came to   town,
Irving was a constant  inmate   of the r
house ;   and was soon ns   unfailing an |
attendant    upon   Adda   as   her   o.vn
shadow.     Upon the opening day of the , ^\
Royal Academy thuy   «.".   present to .
gather, ai   everywhero ; Irving enjoy  j Surveyor
ing tin. pictures twice over, first in their |
own beauty, and leoondly in   the girl's
iii'elligent    enthusiasm.    They had almost done   the eiii'tiit   of th"   rooms,
when Ailirla made  the   discovery thnt
no less a   per.on "us there,   and at no
great distance   from  them,   thai. Miss
Vavasour.       They   must     eventually
come face   to face   with   lier she saw;
and   the next   moment   »as conscious
that   Ralph   also  had   perceived  her
presence.    But,   faultlessly   handsome
as ever, exquisitely dressed -hough sho
were, Maud   Vavasour  hsd no   longer
any attraction for him : in the Interval
that elapsed before   the proud  beauiv
was aware of his approach,   [rving had
time fora short study of her, nnd there
was that in the   disdainful  coldness of
Kll.       ^^
V .--Hi IKS.
1'AIYIIV.   .I.
r\'l,|<:i,TAKlN<; A SPECIALTY,
IV,, t   MooiK
Subdivision of Lot 233
POKT iMiccrD^r.
innt_lliti- ii*- on I "T' mi tin- lbove<
ni:-t be ; D i'] :i   -.ti loi   DOII*
itipulattoui, ' r tin* ftgi-i t*
mt-nts will ii-.- cancelled, .mil tht* payment!
nlrr*.!.. madi. Forfeited
Seo Wei-tminiter, Si pi   II,  1886
Port Moody
\T I TIT I) 111 TI-MIUlv
Canadian Pacitic Railway.
Real Estate Broker,
Etc., Etc.
Town Lots for sale in
every part  of the
the   tre-
a uord that sounded veiy like au oath
but he freed her hands, casting theni
aside with a quiet gesture of disdain
When, though they lay free upon hnr
lap, and he saw marks ofthe pressure
of his 6ngers on her tender flesh, he was
struck with remorse; and gathering her
hands once more into his clasp, he bent
his lips upon them in gentlest kisses of
Miss Vavasour tried uncomfortably
to disengage the useful members, which
seemed in immediate danger of being
swallowed ; she also trembled uncontrollably ; for, however much one may
regard a proposition from a pauper to
•bare hit poverty with hiinjas the tail'
• listless weary expression, which repulsed him, com
pleting his cure, and convincing him
that Maud wns not happy h'TSfllf, nor
calculated to make any man so
Maud Vavasour was not the woman
to overlook or forget words such as
Ralph Irving had addressed her ; bul
she vouchsafed a haughty inclination
of her head as he and Miss West
D. Sullivan, Mslcolm, Ontario, writes ;
" I have been selling Dr. Thomas' Eclectric
Oil for some years, snd have no hesitation
in saying that it has given better satisfaction
than any other medicine I have ever sold. 1
oonsider it the only patent medicine that
vines mors than it iB re-ommeude.l to vare."
Town site.
Excellent Farms
Suburban Properties
suitable for market
gardeners, etc.
Every information
freely given.
POKT MOODY,  B. 0. fy -jJurt -Hoabu tBijettt
return of Lord   Randolph Churchill to) fOREIGN AFFAIRS.
the   ministry.      Sir    Henry   Thurston;      u-ha. ^^   ,,,„   ..xi indcs of (he
 _n-_-.- Holland. Mr. A   li. horwood, **>ir John, ,   - .
FKBKfAKV  IK. 1(187  Oorst,   Lord   Harria, and Sir EcUard i vanou. governments ol   Kurope, whose
 Clarke are working   diligently   iu his j ministers use the public press largely to
fi .or :  but be   proved himself   a mere : test public opinion, or   divert public at-
littleboy, a radical conaervative, and it | ^p,*,,-,   and  the  indefatigable corre**-
_»rtain    he will    not get into j
Another   Palace '   'lhe   "honorable
William Smithe is a  rival for  fame as
a palace maker   in Victoria.    He   wai.
lately employed un an item   maker in
the "Chronicle'' office
and later  still as a
not plough on his owu land at
Cowichan ; bui. he was elected by the
people, and he icprc.seiited -himaelf.
The result is—the palac--. ili--_ril.nl in
the •'Colonist"—"Tbe halls   and stair-
is quite   certain   ne win   not get .in* j |K)nc-en,s (lf journ;.ls where  ever news-
the   ministrv    until    he   gathers   ex   I* • .   ,   ., ur       •  j •
i      . * : nailers art-   printed, the public mind is
I [icrieiic.-. ' . ,      , .
,     The   coats in   Lord Colin OMUphaHl < omplctely .onluscd   as to the present
divorce   suit   exceeds    i'KKl.lKH).
i u in in   says in   London -"lie
an item   matter in .   •,
.. ., ■■- **       •         panng to declare lums,-.. insolveni. ■
:e at r.aii riancisco,   v-__. B,-    .._,.,...             ,     ,    ; uer is nnw bxi
r..-..„-   ,i_, ,   ..i.i       The Curtin family in Kerrv   who de-   <V*r ■ ""* "*>'
farmer   that could; ,     ,   . _.                »    ,        .•               . I ,,,_,  V-
, __,     ,   fended  themselves sn   bravely   against   *ne sei nnd Na
tin- moonlighters   nr.' still
and have   agreed   lo   surrender   n   fine
farm which    Ibey hold   at   a low rent ,
but the iJoyeotters have posted not ins
all over the country declaring tliat any
the lloycolt.
Lord DcKi.yiii- and Lord Dillon,
who own laige rslaici ill Cniinatighl,
have agrii-d to sell all their lands to thn
tenants : eighteen yeais rent to bn lhe
purchase money. Lord Munsaiidle,
the proprietor of large estates la Otl
• in, agrees lo sell, and a Mr. I'on
-onlv will also sell at u low price.
Tlie "Pall Mall Oazette" sayi: -
Kngland has practically decided to adopt
the Lew American rifle for the use of
her armies,"
Ceneral lloulniiger has just ordered
the immediate construction of a shell
factory at Verdun. He has himself
superintended the erection of barracks
mill forts at that place, and the men
arc now working day and night at the
fortifications ; the electric light is used
during the dark hours.
It is not easy to see through the
mists which now conceal the political
ni Unisphere of Km ope In face of all
the war rumors the Rothschilds say ! —
"Europe must remain at, peace." And
the house of Rothschild represents u
great power, hut it is perfectly certain
that France is preparing for uttack or
defence, for it is a well known fuct
thai railway trains loaded with troops
are passing eastward every day toward
the frontier. In spring the mists will
disappear and we shall then see the
red war clouds or the rninliow banners
of peace.
ways art. finished in black walnut, cedar ;"""      ,       .
and   maple.     ll   cost   »H.000."    B«|*** **»***toi *• **»™ •■* ****** *»
Kobsou'a   palaei    is   fir   superior    to
The report* of procei-diugs in the
local House as published iu the
•Colonist" are disgraceful. Here is a
sample copied from Tuesday's issue of
lhat journal.
"The Hon.   Mr.   Kobson   continued
the position he had   previously   taken
"That ia not reporting.    The penny
a-liner merely cxpi-es.es au opinion.
"Mr. Laduersai.l ditto '
'Mr. Orr said the same ihing.
If the representatives  of the  people
are satisfied to see   inch   gabble circu
lating as "reports" ihey   ilosnrve  to In-
The reports from all parts of the
upper country proclaim the death of
cattle iu hundreds by cold and starvation. In Chilcotrn and at Crows
liar, Harpers losses are enormous.
Another correspondent who writes
from Cache Creek says :—"More than
seventy per cent, of all lhe cattle
turned oul to feed themselves last fall
will lie dead liefore the 10th of April.
Hundreds have perished, anil it is piti
ful to sec the survivors." A correspondent who writes from Clinton
ought to Ur un tim stall of one of the
Victoria journals. He says—"Harper's
stock are dying iu scoroe. Howie, of
Al tali lake, lost a groat many sheep,
"hut he has them now feeding on hay,"
That is nearly as good as the "ditto"
which in the "Colonist'' represents a
•luincs C.iilvill,' a stranger quite un
known in this district, invited himself
to appear in the lists as a candidate for
election; bul he lias retired because
"he has noticed iu thr 'Mail' that
Cliisholm and Mcdillivray have, ul the
eleventh hour, declared themselves on
the conservative side." It is tjuile
possible that this egotist bus written a
letter to Sir .lohn Macdonald reminding hiui of the efforts made to bring the
other two into tho conservative fold;
and very probable that Mr. Codville. will
very soon apply for the office of Post
master general at Chilliwhack. But
this Codville. is uol more comical thun
Trapp. What on earth caused Tom
Trapp to liclieve that he is lit to appear
in Patliaiiii-ut .'
Illustrations iu the "Colonist" con
linue to indicate the presence of mud
iu places where brains ought to lie.
If we may judge by despatches received from all parts of the Dominion
Sir John's Government will have a
majority. And that is good news for
the people of this Province. Without
his railway policy they would be
groping in ibe back woods for twenty
years to come. And they are grateful;
they despise the politicians called grits.
What is the inclining of grit? Is
'ii*it. a Trap'.' or is Trapp a Orit!
A crank, who is the Nicola noire
spondent of the "Colonist" says:—
"Cattle are dying, the outlook is
gloomy, and cats are scarce."
Mr. Higgins, M.PP., who wns
lately editor and proprietor of the
"Colonist" and is provoked by the
waste ol time in lhe local House where
the uneducated representatives of the
people are perpetually puzzled with
"May." liefore the end of the session
he will move to put May's work in the
tire, and adopt an authority more suitable. If May's work had been burned
long ago Smithes palace would be
nowhere now. He was nobody ; but
he read Muy and made the Lilliputians
in the local House liclieve that a person learned in the laws of order win in
dispensable. And therefore he became
a Minister of Stan- and built n palm.e.
What is fame j
British want to go back again,  but the
Uuranees, remembering, doubtless, the
ing tools      flood na Klin-ate uf ths "Iron ChaaceU,,.
ing,  H-keto rdl-^.p«l*««p«!nr,.St?iZslta^i
Ifor   lhe   lrb.ll'        ol     '
heartless   manner   in which  thev    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
treated before, don't  want  theni. and (••"-'•»'■d  hytl,,.i. , wisnaoi.t.
have been  try'ing to  murder the   en-1 "'■vels; soiinib: 1 m?*?*"
l. i , v.- to take  one tl,_»_
gineers   employed   in   surveying    the . tl.cnr-a-l\c*s  cm only  treat  u subjects I tha nmgt, "i^n i.lL
The cold in Montana is awful Cattle
have perished in hundreds ; the supply of fuel is nearly exhausted ; three
days ago coal was selling in Fort Benson at §60 a ton. The snow has
drifted iuto enormous piles, and the
people living at the mountain bases are
in imminent danger, threatened by
three terrible foes—the avalanche.cold,
nnd starvation. At Helena, Fort
Shaw, and Assiniboine, the cold is fifl
degrees lielow zero.
Dr. McClynn of New York says:--
"I will teach thn doctrine of common
property in land as long as 1 live."
And the "Tribune" says:—"The Ro
man Catholic Church does not keep a
debating society, but it insists that all
its ministers shall preach approved doctrine. ; and if Dr. MoOlynn wants more
liberty he must go outside where there
is plenty of room. He must obey the
Pope or march out. There is no alternative."
Three Sheriffs, George I/)ckhart,
Ed. Palmer, and Tom King, went out
to the Indian reservation at Navasso
Springs, Colorado, to arrest a native
charged with some trifling offence; he
resisted and Lockhart killed him. In
au instant the three sheriffs were rid
died with bullets. The Indians then
mounted their horses and rode to Ben
nets store near Manalas station whicli
they robbed antl went ofl to the mountains. If the whole tribe goes on tho
war path there may lie another Indian
On Monday the ice in the river at
Lyons in Mich., formed a great embankment and changed the course of
the stream which swept through the
town ; the ice nnd driftwood destroyed
several houses.
On Sunday night a terrible fire was
raging at Augusta Ga. The whole
town appeared to be enveloped iu
flames, and the fire department worth
less. A disastrous result is predicted.
The "Oregonian " inn leader refers
to that terrible accident on the Vermont Central railroad by which sixty
persons lost their lives, smashed to
pieces in the wreck or consumed to
ashes in tbe burning cars. The writer
says:—"Death on the rail by (ire, in
the way it occurs almost invariably in
case of serious accident in America has
ni ver taken place in Kngland." He
urges the necessity of beating the rail,
road cars by steam from tl e holler, and
lighting them by electricity ; and tln*u
points to the want of respect for
human life so noticeable in the United
States where such a man as Governor
Stonemau pats the human dog on the
head, calls him 'a poor|felloH' who has
suffered enough, and bids him go forth
and bite no more. By way of illustration the writer quotes President
Lincoln who, in allusion to the capture
of   a brigadier   general  und an   army
^  train said :—"I   am  sorry   aliout  the
tbo Scotch crofters   proposed  to intro-1 horses and   mules   for   Ihey   cost the
■ ' •     to Government   dear;   but   as for   Gen.
Preparations for war goon night and
day in all the arsenals. In France the
movement of troops to the frontier con
tinues. Brigades of cavalry, provision
trains, and ambulance waggons are on
the way to Verdun and Toul. The
whole male population of France is
armed ; the men inarch through ihe
villages singing the Marsellaise and the
whole country is ready an.l eager for
A despatch from Calcutta says :—
"•J5.000 prisoners in jail for debt were
liberated last Thursday," and to each
one a jailor said : "Go, and rejoice;
conimoiinrate the jubilee of Her
Majesty Queen Victoria."
Chamberlain  ill an    interview    with
duce a bill to   secure  their   rights
the soil at   a fair rent.
The "Cologne Gazette," says;—
"Cermany must iinmediately demand
that France shall diminish her forces
in frontier garrisons as she is evidently
preparing to use the strategical line
which she delayed forming in 18T0.
The "Gazette" further announces thai
the German Government have taken
wise precautions to prevent Alsace-
Lorraine from being Over run by French
t roops.
In Vienna all the newspapers praise
France for her dignity and calm displays which are in remarkable contrast with the  fuss and flutter in Ger
Several    junior    members    of
Carlton club are plotting to secure the
Stoughton I could make a brigadier at
any moment with a stroke of my pen."
That is how the Americans reason
about human life Men are cheap,
but "it takes money to buy cattle.'
J. P. Howe, manager of the New
Market theatre Portland, was fined
875 for refusing te allow three women
of the town to occupy a private box in
the theatre. All the newspapers of
Oregon condemn the jury in strong
terms for rendering such a verdict. One
journalist says Mr. Howe deserve the
thanks of all respectable persons for
the effort to abate a public nuisance.
Permitting prostitutes to sit with
decent people in a public assembly
should not be tolerated here or in any
civilized community.
relations ul' the great liners.    We are
told, lor example, that Ceneral Boulan-
ked   upon in   France as
  ]iolcon,   lhat is, the sue-
persecuted,  cotor to the petit caperal.    He is said
to be blilTyiag forward  bodies of lumps
and munitions of war to all the frontier
towns and lhat hositilies with Cermany
will commence  not later  than   Mav or
June.    Wc are also  informed that the
relations between France and Germany
are of  llie   liesl,   and   that so far from
tbere lieing  any likelihoxl of  rupture,
(Iermauy has  asked   France to remain
|icrfertly neutral in the event of hostilities breaking oul  in the Balkans.    We
find some  other well informed correspondent assuring his   readers that Bismarck will keep his  word in rcs.iect to
his not attacking   France, but  that he
will incite   Italy to  pick a quarrel  and
then  go in  and help her.    We learn
through other sources that peace will be
maintained and that the three emperors
will meet and embrace and secure the
good behavior of the world—France included    for ever more.    For our part
we think,  the meeting ot tbe emperors
quite   possible,   but   wc   doubt   their
ability to  keep the paict,     I'he movements  which  will  end  in war, somewhere,  have begun,  and the power of
kings or kaisers to prevent it,   is past.
Russia and  F'rance must  fight   some
body, and Germany would rather not be
the somebody to begin with.    It may
possibly be  suggested  to  Russia that
India  would be a great  prize, but we
d»ivt  think  the Czar  would catch the
idea.    He bas a strong  notion  that if
he does  not go for Constantinople, be
may not   live to go  for anything.    We
sus'iect   Bismarck knows this, and he
also knows,  in spite ol all  his declarations  about  his regardlessness of anything connected with  the Balkans, that
be will be compelled to intervene ; the
Muscovites must never cross tbe Danube.     This knowledge on the  part of
some   sagacious   correspondents,   has
possibly given rise  to the  item  about
France being requested to remain neutral in regard to affairs  in the   Balkan
peninsula.      The   cold   weather,    no
doubt,   has   its   influence   upon   both
mind and  body,  rendering both inert,
during its continuance, so that, we may
not hear ol" any important  movement,
or even  declaration, till  the advent of
milder  weather.     Thus,  everything is
stilled lor the time in  Europe, and it is
hard to say where the first event of im-
jxirtance  may take  place.     Affairs in
Affghanistan are  not of an agreeable
character for the  British or their protege  the  Ameer.     The  Ghilsais  have
been   beaten at  very great sacrifice of
men and  money,  lor a time,   hut they
are a very warlike and  turbulent race.
They arc fighting against  the  Ameer,
but  they know  in doing so, that they
are fighting against the British.    They
have been well paid by Russia to get up
a disturbance and they are in constant
communication with Russia's agent, the
pretender Yakoob  Khan, who is now
in Persia on the  borders of Affghanistan.      That  further and  more serious
disturbances  will  take  place, we have
not the slightest doubt,  but the British
are  alive to  the  poiiibll-t.es and prepared for coming events.    As  retribution for the shameful action of F.ngland
when guided by the blundering hand of
Gladstone, the Durances arc obstructing  the  work of the military engine
ers     now    constructing   roads    and
railways   in   Affghanistan.      Some  of
our    readers    may    remember     how
strongly  we adverted  to  the   shameful  abandonment of  Candahar; how
alter fortifying the place at  great expense and taking the  |ieople under our
protection,  in   which they  were very
happy, and trade with our   merchants
rapidly increasing,   it occurred to Mr.
Gladstone that trade and  people might
go to Hong Kong for him ; he was opposed to anything done by Lord Beaconsfield and so our troops were ordered
to   dismantle   the    fortifications   and
abandon   the    place,   one    of   great
strategical   value,   handing   over   the
people to the  plunder and   slaughter
that was sure  to follow our disappearance from the scene.    It may  be  well
lo state, that the  Duranees—the  tribe
inhabiting Candahar and vicinity—form
a distinct  people,  and although  they
are really subjects of the Ameer,  they
have no race affinities   with  any other
portions of his subjects.    Their prayers,
tears   and   protestations—because the
fact of their connection with the British
had drawn upon them the hatred of all
the other tribes—were of no avail, the
British left the place bag and baggage;
immediately after their departure, the
khojah pass, on the route to Candahar.
Of course, tbe obstruction must ite removed and the railway must lie made ;
we must go hack lo the |*ople we
abandoned to roblicry and murder, and
rebuild the forts lhat cost su much when
they were first erected and so much lo
destroy. Wc wonder if anyone lias
ever calculated the amount of none)
Mr. (iladstone has cost Kngland, to s:i\
nothing of blood and honor. His
eloquence may be very fine, but it is
the dearest luxury thai ever was purchased in this world. I'he Burmese
may be said to lie pacified. Thebaw
is back again in Mandalay as a guest
and pensioner of lhe British, and Sir
Frederick Roberts will soon lie at bis
post again on the frontiers of India.
The Italians will chastise the Abyssin-
ians and secure their footing at
Massowah. It is not a very nice plan-
to live in, but it is immensely valuable
for trade and strategical position. Stan-
Icy will be at Zanzibar by this time and
much interest will be felt in his progress
to rescue F.min Bey.
"I. I
thenwl\es  , ■       ^	
for  ImigbKi.      What  do  thev ..are for j ■*•-*•»•   *acu ar-m«lyis"H.,->,-,i,
, li'l-aln.     aliu-li    1'ioiiipllv    Inn.,
the people   out CN   llooi   ■    I rnlils a-iil thrir trn«1is£ii--iii -*rl
vote what the.  pi, .md such      „„_ ,.,._, u| M,jtll_, ,,r,v..   Wun,,
a jnli was b:nl enough, but they .ver lata,   will ...n.inc.   ynu ilist   u
•u-l as   a worn,   nn-ilii in.      Hoy,
Perhaps, the tactics  pursued by the
opposition are the very best   under the
circumstances,  although, to the casual
observer, they would ap]>ear to be causing a great waste of time.    The numerous    questions    propounded    to   the
Finance Minister, the Provincial Secretary, and the Attorney-General, are laying  bare to the public  gaze the ugly
sores of the  Government.    The object
no doubt is,  to disgust the public with
the corruption   that   is   in   this   way
brought prominently before their notice,
and in spite of the impudent attempt at
bullying or tbe  mawkish  efforts to explain  away ugly  transactions,  by  the
Provincial  Secretary, or the curt unsatisfactory answers of the Attorney-*. Jen
eral, the impression abroad is evidently
hecoming  deejier and deeper, that the
Government  is not  what it should be,
and that its following, however obtained,
is not there solely,  to represent the different localities  from which   it  is sent.
No more  striking  instance of this fact,
could be imagined than the abortive attempt of the op|K>sition to enquire into
the subject of the alterations  on the
Island   railway  rcs*iecting   curvatures.
If,  as pretended by the Government
and their supporters, the curvatures were
quite legitimate, and the authority upon
which they were made quite legal, why
was the question voted down ?    It cannot be pretended lhat the question was
frivolous or unnecessary, it was clearly
a matter in which the public was deeply
interested,   not only in  relation to the
safety of life and  property carried over
the railway,  but from the  fact that the
people have paid  for it  in coal lands
and money, and are surely entitled to
insist upon  getting value for what tbey
have paid.    It will thus, be seen, that
there is great method in the action of
the opposition j every time they can induce the Government to vote  down a
question of vital interest to the people,
is, according to the vulgar saying, putting another nail in the coffin of the
Government.   It will convince the public that their ministers are  worthless,
and have a great deal to conceal.    Tbe
servile followers of such an administration  may chuckle  with  the  idea  that
they are so strong,  that they can do as
they like ; that opposition  and public
opinion, are,  either or both, unworthy
of the slightest consideration.    In this,
they will  find themselves, greatly mistaken ; as the impression  gains ground
that they only form  part of a machine
in the hands of designing men, for the
purpose of deceiving the jicople, they
will soon be thrust out of the seats they
disgrace, by the  |ieoplc they pretended
to represent.    Impunity, during the last
four   years,   has   completely deceived
them.     The |>eople of this Province arc
very hard to convince ; they have been
played  upon so often  and so grossly
deceived, that they are sceptical in relation to the intentions of any one or any
set of men.    But let them once feel sure
that they are right in condemning any
man or administration, and not all the
powers of earth  would restrain them
| from trying to  punish  the impostors.
The Government following should ■ remember that a mob invaded the very
House they are now profaning, some
years ago,  and although tbey had not
then, half the real grievances they now
have to complain of, a very little incitement on  that  occasion would have in
in ii, so no mn   . .ui  peach  and
was very well   -..ttialied   with bil   -hare.
Some oilier johsi.1 the Mine kind would
bC    tet)    well '  :.i.' llie    ll
sttspi rt, ilini't trouble iheir heads n
with legislation,    tu !. _. will Lc- ..i real
uilvnnt.i, i tilth-.-1 muni \n\   [Kempt
to develop nui retource for the bene
lit oi mn own people; is mereljr a t
play .liini-' tlte whai h ■ died the
'■gag'' tn make i point in tl
the ordinal, drama IVhen a question
is likely to be brought before the House
at whii h tbe opposition will probably
make   wrvlaie.,   there is   HO dodl
the pan oi the Government to nuke it
palatable by argument Uld I careful
elucidation of its merits Oh I no. It
then bi a nine I | qui tion "t votes
" Bill, Jack and Tom we can . "iint on,
and so many Others we can manage ;
let the oppnsitii.ii do as ihey like, we'll
carry it." I'he s|ieeches ol the leaders,
we need hardly say, ate ipedmeiu Ol
specious humbug ; the Provini ial Secretary grinds oul one of his ao uttomed
harangues in which members ue
warned that they must vote Inr the
Oovernment of which he is a member ;
and that persons voting otherwise are
pig-headed and disreputable and should
never have been sent to that House.
Result a majority fnr the Government.
When this pretty little game becomes
generally known, from absolute experience, there will be a crisis. Although
the present opposition is numerically
Weak, it is strong in ability, determination and knowledge of the true inwardness nf the Government, They know
the weak point:, and will continue to
prod them until the Government is
forced into a false position, and their
house built on the quicksands of corruption, will then be engulfed in the
mess of their own creation. Theie
ministers may do what they like in the
vain hope of sustaining themselves by n
majority held together as their majority
is held, but, they are doomed to fall,
and if Ihey arc wise they will hand in
their i hecks at the first favorable oppor-
■A I -> •  rt il ,1'--. not please.
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-ol    t'iok.-n ol
iitlil sutf'-nii^   smi  anrUu
Ar> > "11 j,.,.,^
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I'uttlii,. 'i.r-tli - If a, ..-ml a, „MC, Jj
al'.ll!,   "!  '-Mr.   Win-loii'-So,,,!,;,, -
tor . bildraa  IYciliint     It- ,_i,„. '
' lllnljlc       It will relieve   t_M Bon   inn-
Unset i, ' t Ij     flap—,1 Mans, it nH
theie i- i .i-iik"  at" ni   n      |,
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in   m in.i i
I" I.nun.  inlu.e.   Ilillmiiiiislion
t",ie  ,,,i| energy to tlie Uli..!e ,v .],.„,     ..y
... baothlng Syrup" :.„ .lujaj
I.-, tduni la pleasant tu tin- ta.i- _,,.!_ -a
l'i -.i i['tiuii of one ..f the ..Lie-t ,||.| __
nab physician, sml niii-e. n, tti, |a
HtaUs, ami i» lor Sal, In .-■■!_. Jni_,
thro,ithout the wa>rlil.       I'rnv     .-„
i .ot  a iHittle    It,, sure and s.k , u
vVinslowV .V".lhiii'J   rsyriiic       ,i,,t   t_|f .
other kind.
tn lhe Htme lute.. or, npM J
I'nulier k Uo., r^
to Cunningham'! 8torti|
on < 'rilumliiii Str«**-t
I mi in.*. I .   Mn *-M|f*i ••! Ilia Hutch Il>|ttrll
■ntr-nt  of *<i«i.i|f-> dt I.yniMii.   >l..iuit(|  f
HA VINO   BBVUBKD   His (iiNStrl
tion with Mr. MoNaoglit-ii, tin,
pia-pare.l to do nil kinds ol
by    mail    ur   eijin
***\Vfttf'ho8   lent
attcwleri to (it odcu.
After ilefu.rili.ni,' tlie Oppression* of I'i-.um.i-
in I'ruMuin from 1810 to 1813. Prince bie-
inar<!k uay«: —'"We shouM ab-o similarly
act if we again oama to outer Parte nsvictnrs.
Wc* shmiUl sndfMTor to make it Impotttbln
for Krauce to attack tis again tor thirty
yearn, anil to aoonra onrsolvM completely
agaiiiNt Kranee for at leust n generation. In
comparison with tlio war of 1890, or I know
not what other year, the war of 1870 uoubl
be as mere child's play in its etfi-ct. on
Krunee, ho that on ono side, at 00 the other,
there would be the awne endeavor*—namely,
tie taigntr a Mane"
Napoleon   I.    on   one   ur   two   QQOftatoM
ut tried iiieimnceH   like this ni private •   hut
such a lontenoe   I>;im never   been uttered in
public in modern   times, and wa   cannot but
believe that it will, in it     frank brutality of
menace,   sink    deeply   in i ii>    minds of  the
French people.     Poaalblf it may   COW them,
by bringing   before   their   iiii.nl:-.   tho awful ]
magnitude ofthe stake nt issue ;   hut nnlan
Continental seutiuieiit ban nuttoaUy Changed
ineh a thundering threat  must   be  received '■
by the French   Army  as a QfiaUengC,   and j
ho increase that danger of n military dtatator*
ship whicli Prince Biimeroh either dreadi or'
.itli < !•! to dread for France, bttoh language j
is accepted in all armies all over the Qoitti
naot an iuKuiting, Insulting ii blowi; and <
though France may hear tt and wait hev
opportunity, ber readiness to risk war can !
only lie increased. The preparations will !
grow larger and larger, the deniitiuU for the i
\rniy will be  mora and mora   peremptory( i
until at last the .drain can he borne on longer
and the war will conn, almost of ilselt    Tha '
patience of the French Press under   the provocation is mont   remarkable j   buttons it'
.teems rather oininoiu of  -dlont resolva  thun 1
suggestive of a gasp of dismay      A dismayed
Frenchman sputter*-:   Imt the  )ouroalli11 ol
Paris waited a day MMfOffl   th**y even   -puke.
It may he   Butd,  that as   (ietinany   is not
desirous of invadiug Prance, and   Franos ii
afraid   to invade   Germany,   there will, in
spite of all those   loud words,   bo   no   war.
Merchant  Tailor
HAS 0P11TID   K '•JHi'.'O'.
New Weatminater,
I ii -t   Door  to  the   Right   fi   ( oil
Street, and uill bave always on
hand a full awsoj timnt < I
Foreion and Domestic 0
..Nil AT KKASONAHl.K Hill l>
Quaranteed In Ever) Case
• H.1I.K-.I, iiKAI.Rh
uKAi.Rh ra
Dry   aoodi
BOOTS &    HO!S|
stiitu <if all tliosi'   luiiil 'viiii!",   In-   ii'i   war. I A.,   t ,
■iiml i■iiim.ii'i, i.i .a,r„.,,.,i„i H ii „..,,■ t  M'jiiqt   1 qoo .innhi..
,,,.Ht,,,,,Uan,,,,r„,»,',|l,,ul,ltl,,,,k,t,',.,, I Ul   HIM  UlHrBB   giU-ll..
probable. Both the peupleti dread war, ith
slaughter of their owu children, its eudless
expenditure, its frightful risks, at a time
when the combatants announce before the
battle is set tbat, if victors, they will bleed
the vanquiehed to death. The two countries
moreover, are so armoured in fortresses, that
a rush is hardly possible, and if time is
necessary, time leaves opportunity for fully
weighing oonserjuencef. Uut, untoitunately
the armies are ready ; tliey exercise a preponderant influence on action, and they will
not listen for years on end to opinions like
Prince Bismarchk's without demanding at
last that the situation Khali close, Continental soldiers do uot flourish their weapons
at each other without coming to sword-cuts
at last. Moreover, though both peoples
may be peaceful, there are limits to their
power of enduring suspense. Prlooa Bis-
murck publicly proclaims that war must
come ; all tbe known facts, such as the vast
preparations of both States, back up his
view j and the inevitable conclusion, even
among peaceful peoples, weary with conscriptions, burdened witb taxes, unable to
commence any far-reaching enterprise, is
that war itself is preferable to such a hmg-
continued strain. A certainty of war, md.
as the German Chancellor expresae**, of itself
dissolves those hopes of peace whicli ure the
strongest barriers agaiust war; and we
cannot   but   believe that   Prince Bismarck
A Mi     A I
ier of  From   and   Begbie St«*
duccd tbem to kick every member out | gg^thtind that, but for hia master's age,
Such a mob ill   he would   have spoken in even more menac
House Again.    There seems to be some
mh^ibes'looted the p!a<* and mur-jstrange hallucination  in the minds ot
1 dered half the population.   Now the
of the Legislative hall,
these days led by one determined man,
would make small work of the Government  phalanx  and  not  one  of them
would ever be allowed to  enter the
ing tones. Jt is not with equanimity, we
■may be sure, that be views a situation in
which n defeat that he afHrms to be quite
possible would give France the power to
recover Alsace, to refound Hanover, fo restore Scbleswig to Denmark, and to break
up, probably for ever, the whole fabric of
empire on whicli   hia   reputation  rests.    If
  i he nas resolved   to   wait   patiently   for au
.     .-T       "»!._____ i_-__.j_fc__. i  s.u  •      -ti i attack, which   may have   consequences like
the Government leaders  and their Will-   that> th_ world ha's been gr-atlymiataken in
MefM*. ItiiM'iiilial, Feiler * if
Fine Boots *S_Shoei|
BSD., ETC., Kl'
samii.i:  aooMS:
PUS  AUCTION MART, Govern***11"
Victoria ;
New We*»imin!
_M ■   ■■
£ht -port 3Hoc-n
Mu.Y_.A-,  Feb.   14.
a, Lulun mottOm dn m return ol lhe
assy, gsietu-.l in to»Mlil_-iB, 20 and
I Se* " Mtininster distrii-t, and s return
ftil tbe mouie. i-.peuded since July 1st,
— o,, roads -ud bridges in tlie ab<,ve
rtjbips.    This is a very important m linn
. wlll unmsslc a great deal of joblierv
j_ti been the fruitful emmet ul um. h
fining and dispute.
ur Rol._on lirnuf*tit in- tiiil loteoded to
^rfthe Sum..a Dyking Act He lias in
^7i„r*ire toDMH everybody, and ss
-^ ,f   -ven   the bill   i- _.linitt"l  by the
-..#r    t"    be     ill     "I'l'l,   be     will     yilrsMr
C_y snd the   bill   mil turn   uut to be an
ywn : --erharis this is iiiteu<lr I
^ tuntioii of  Mr. Iinl.-,   tb.' tun., fm re
..aiir |#titii,UH foi   |iii,-at.- bill, or for re
-tli'g   jirivste    bill.    »,.   extended    two
,1. Orr movi _ for sll tsarrespoudeuce be
mt\ the local and Di.intiiiun I lovernmcnts
msilAMt *be railway bridge ov. i False
^_ .liu-li liii'l been erectad ." ., t, uli
M_t navigation. A rennlutiiui bad been
mii laat aaasion asking Ibe Government
,preveiit tin, lilallifeat il.jil-.ti.-e to the mill
RB«i nu the ii|i|ier |Hjrti"'i nf the stresiu;
^reaointii.l. was carried.
gr. T. llavie moved lor a committee to
u-ire into an nlleged nbliterati'in of Mr.
_,.-»_'. name on the ballot papers st the
, Victoria election. The motion gave
tr In a very absurd and u.eless debate ou
s .abject, resulting in the roaolntlna lieing
fosi. Tlie only point made clear was the
.feet drill of the Government supportera,
huvote because they are voting tor the
.Krnmeut. During the debate Mr, Rob
BUiilual. denied what be had said dur-
L' bis canvas in New Weitininster district,
l-frtrse, everybody expected he would d •
i,therefore, no one was surprised. It Mr.
^nas continues his usetul support of the
jrenunont, he will be us vnluabln to them
i_r. Dunsmuir. Mr. Vernon is ecting us
ready echo. After some uniniporiaut
iiai.li the House adjourned till Tuesday.
M. Baiter gave notice that hu will move
st representation., be made to the Domiu-
■ ilovernment that a battery of duadian
tillery I"- sent to uh, and that our volun
sr corps be increaeed ; better drill sheds
Film required.
'Ir. Orr gave notice that he will move for
II communications addressed to the Cana-
sd 1'acific Railway Company and theii
■rttieii concerning the bunds entered into in
n.iriif this Province. We wonder if tli ih
nil I* voted down.
TOESDAT, Feb. 10th.
Mr. Hole objected to  the Colonist's reports
llu,   .t.-it.lllelltr,  in   the   Houae.     We fear
bat he- will often have cause to do the raine
Mr. Kenven called attention to insccur
iin the printed journal, of tlio H .u-e.
V Speaker ruled that they were correct
nth a slight difference, after a long iliscii-
\ Mr. T.  Davie's  bill  respecting imbecile-
liatiitual   ''niiilrai I i,   was re.ut a lirst
I Mi.T. Davie moved for a select comiiii tee
L.i"|Uir.' into the working uf the Small
llrliU Act.
I Mr.ETiNii.~Mr. D. Cliislioiin met his nu-
snails friends and suppoi ters on Thu aday
fat,  ill Clarke's hall,   whero   everything
raed uir very pleasantly  ami the meeting
I'wry enthusiastic.
Tin Vanoouvkh Bhanch.--The umpires
[a--r.-■ arbitration cases conuecterl with thin
iritiljiiilrinKeiniint of right ami justice, on
part of the roiup.ny, bave been ap-
birrt-rl by the Chief Justice; they are
■-urn. Hamlin and Mohun.
I Tints ABI Quiet. — Tho recent severe
pithei up country and tho heavy eaowi,
rue much retarded locomotion. Travel
'•nearly ceased, emiept lo OMM of neoai
The trains arriving at lung intervals,
ling few passengers suit c >nipurativelv
freight. This lias ita influence upon
temnmunity and business is rather slack,
'ttlir appioaehiiig mild wenther will souu
lake a change and we shall Im as lively as
Tun Niimination.—Only two candidates
#>i'"l themaelves at the Court House,
Inr Westminster, nn Thursday last. Mr.
Tniholln made a very good speech ;  be told
ft auditory in n manly straightforward
Jinner wbut lie Intended to do, and he made
I'ery good impression on bis hearers. Mr.
|i»l''i was less fortunate. Hn made a long
■milling speech which really was quite
tttign to the subject under discussion and
t<furl certain   that if any one   present bud
ki'lerl to vote for him, that vote   would be
Tn. Casdidatks. — Messrs. Chltholm,
W Trapp were noininnt-il on Tliurs-
list, ao we now know the actual
hiD-titoi-H iu the field. Our towns-
frplc are pretty well acquainted with
Winf them and it only requires us at this
-to recapitulate. Mr. Cliisholui of New
fr-.tmimter is in our opinion the best man:
Vunoaxe tn grind and has soinn inllu-
■Mt, Mr. Trnpp is the protege
1 -Senator Mclnnes and culls himself an
(rml.pendent." Wo all know what that
pes-a Grit in disguise, and oertaioly not
* twpectahlo   as   it boldly declared Grit.
' 'tis under the impression that our eleo-
. will know who to vote for.
Ij«t TtmriiBAKct Question.—The worn
prlrslgts of politicians has been sdopted
fthe present occasion, nnd Mr. Trapp has
fr* out as the apostle of temperance. If
f)«« thinks he is going to improve his
pun* ol election with this old story he is
ff much mistaken. Mr. J. E. Lord who
putter the nomination, declared that
Jet"*,, no more consistent advocate of
|"'l»rance than himself, and lie certainly
WW not vote for Mr. Trapp. He handled
fti'tor Mclnnes pretty roughly and que-
i"*! the propriety of his action in inter
f"!. with the politics of the district after
lulling his present position. The fact is
I*1 tbe action of Senator Mclnne. is looked
ppigenerslly.witli anything but a favorable
lj'«iid Mr. Trapp will owe his certain
P'rstnhla   connection with the   Senator.
■ eli at the town hall here
tare    ua-'e,   chairman,   the
, |     ... " rr:" Dominion   Guv,to
nn-ut I -r In.- homestead-. It ua. l.,rg,-ly
attended 1». those ilitereV.i-l. _ eoenuuttea
wan appointed consistiui. ut iiuii< ,n \!_c
kenzie l-liairinaii,) H. *_". Thrill, Hubert
ratlo»ti-lil. E. Parr, and 11. liusli, to drr,»
up resolutions to be forwarded with tin
signatures uf all the squatters to th,- Slimier of the Interior. It was also resolved t-
vote for no candidate for the House ul Cos..
mous who would not support their request.
The people ht-re who are striving to hew out
of the primeval f.rest a farm and home look
over to the 1-rtilc praircs of Manitoba, anrl
, to the domain of uncle Sam, and think it is
ra,: Ling lu> fair that they should get a free
< grant of iheir lauds. The lauds are value.
I .-uoimpru.ed and when improved they
slioul I belong to those who have hardened
their hand, on the helm, sweat over tbe
plough and lified with a lever under a stump
ni't till it seemed to the strained -enie. as
if the world was being resolvi-.l hack lu
original chaos.
Tbe Presbyterians of M ud Hay held a very
pleasant little Bootel iu their church there
last Tuesday evening. A very good enter
taininent was provided of reading and music
for the spiritual mau (snd woman! and nf
delicious eatables for the physical, stchonl
teachers were c.nspi -,,,.,,- by their absence.
The Pope of B. C, has issued his encyclical aod it has been received by us. It
would rather surpass in size that of his
Roman Catholic namesake. Wo are glad to
sue he haa an encouraging w'Ord to say of our
Surrey school, snd we hope that next year
he will have more of the ssme strain.
Mr. J. G. Morton is erecting a handsome
new house on his farm—Yale nnd—itwill
soon be entirely finiihed with the exceptiun
of a paii of black eyes and rosy cheeks,
wheh we have not the least doubt ..bull lie
forthcoming in due time. Enterprise is
showing itself in Surrey.
Our stage driver, Mr. D. Miller of Blaine,
Washington Territory, reports the roads to
be in very good condition for wheeling,
th nigh somewhat rough. There is uo danger
of going Clunsward since king fonst commenced operations.
Hall's Prairie people are discussing the
advisibility of forming a singing school to
enable tbe younger member, of the community to have a means of social enjoy-
(From our regular Correspondent).
Wasui.sotox, D C., Feb. 4,  1887.
l^ttAT uo Tiiky Iktbnd to do.—The C.
T"Co., or someone for them—they will
Mnbly disown all connection  with   the.
J*«—are hurrying the completion of the
ljm_ch," so as to   be ready for the ears by
* larch next.    The fact is, that the Van
fj'tritee are dying fur want of sustenuuee
P'l something  ia not   done to  koep up
ft' spirit!,  there would be a panic snd a
JjPPipede.   The "branch"  or the ghost of
Pinch, will only exist till tho conclusion
T the law   pleadings  connected with  the
Nof Wiy.    'fhe company have no right
Nike the branoh   and   they cannot hold
^"p l as soon as a verdict   is   rendered lor
"fort Moody lot  holders,  the rails now
■"jhig the " branch " will be thrown into
a, -''   ^°,ne Vancouverites wtioare read,
*«g to a straw,   will assume to believe
'•boom ia coining ; those who have laud
("ll will pretend to believe that Vancou-
" sere to be the terminus,   but every
•""Isense must know that this will never
r ">e case.
Iriag the breaking np of winter, whsn
P >jr in c|,iUy jnj t|„. weather dump, such
"•Pfsaints as rheumatism, neuralgia, lum-
'. sore throat,  croup, and other painful
J* of sadden cold, are prevalent.    It is
* **ut  Hagyard's   Yellow Oil   is found
"1 ''aluable as a houeehold remedy.
The chaplain of the House of Kepresen-
tati.es is nothing it not eccentric in hia
in truing papers. Since Dr. Milburn's
petitions occasioned criticism last session he
has been more conservative in his demands
at tbe throne of grace, but a few days ago
the Rev. gentleman surprised the House by
praying for the wife of Secretary Whitney
and the babe.
T ds cause 1 a certain Congressman whose
infant daughter wus the same new "Cabinet
burl" to accuse the Chaplain of "offensive
pa.'tisanshrp," because he had neglected his
wife and baby. So neat day the other baby
ass prayed fur. Never before ill the halls
of ta<ugress wns the birth of any American
citizen the occasion of < fin ial action. As
riotli babies were girls the new departure
was j ''.la ■ I y mentioned as a triumph for
the cause <.f w man, to offset the snubbing
thai woman suffrage received in the Senate
t .st wei k
lenat i lu.alis, oi Kinsas, is unwilling to
reat the 11-use with any more deference
than tha hii'ly show the Senate, unlike the
"Father of liis country," who was unwilling
that n negro should tie more polite than himself. When Senator Hurris, of Tennessee,
muvod tliat ut tho couclu.ionof morning
bnslneu, each dny, thu Senate proceed to
consider II uso bills, Mr. lngalls inquired
„ hether the House hud resolved to devote
any particular time to the consideration of
Semite lulls, so that there should be a decent
interchange courtesy In the matter.
Senator Dav.es suggested that it was out
of order to discuss modes of business in the
other House. Thereupon the Senator from
Krin-.is hoped that the Senator from Haia*
chusctts would po-scss his soul in patience
The idea that there was sonio divinity hedg
ing about the House of Representatives, so
that notiody could mention it without getting
on bis knees, was a superstition that ought
tu be abandoned.
When the bill appropriating $10,000 fnr a
special distribution of seed to the drought
stricken comities of Texas was called up in
the Senate, it was advocated by Senator
Coke bt that state, while Republican Senators
raised constitutional questions. Mr. Edmunds asked if the people of those counties
could uot buy seed on credit, just as farmers
of other states do. Senator Hoar asked tbe
Texas Senstor to state the constitutional
ground on whicli he supported the hill, and
the latter raised a laugh by saying "Not at
this time." Mi. Hoar said he had hoped
that if the Senate voted to furnish seed to
Texas, Texas wonld furnish constitutional
law to the Senate. Still he would vote for
the bill with pleasure.
Here Oen. Hawley appealed to Mr. Coke
not to press the MIL out of regard for the
history of Texas—that great empire state,
old and rich. He characterized the bill an
"passing around ths hat," and said if his
little slut,, of Connecticut came here begging
fur 1110,000 for garden seed and got it, he
would resign.
Mr. Coke repudiated thn idea ol this bill
being a case of "passing the hat." Texas
was not asking for charity. It was merely
in line with bills in former Congresses, for
relief of people in Ohio, Kansas, Alabama,
and other states. Senator lngalls, admitted
that there were many precedents for the
ppropriation, and said if Texas could afford
io tske the money he could afford to vote for
it. Afiet- Mr. Saul-bury, of Delaware, also
admitted that there were plenty of precedents for It, but added that he never had
voted for such bills and (so help bin, God)
he never would, the seed for Texas carried
th» Senate hy two to one.
The social world of Washington has been
vm y brilliant for the past few weeks. Mre.
Cleveland has abandoned her semi-weekly
"ut homes," however, because they were regarded by many as public receptions. They
w.-ie in-tituted for the friends and acquaintances of Ihe lsdy of the White House, but
the opportunity was grossly abused by crowds
of people whose respectful curiosity could be
appeased at her fortnightly receptions to the
But Mrs. Clevelnnd evidently intends to
keep up with the pe plc'a procession. She
says she never feels tired from shaking hands,
either nt tlie time or afterwards, no matter
how great the number of guests she greets.
Sns laughed over a recent paragraph lu a
New Yo.k paper which reported herascompletely exhausted after one of her thrw-
rriur orle-ds of hand shaking. A frieud
wh • was ra'her surprised at hnr po*ers of
endurance, remarked to Mrs. Cleveland that
ahe had even equaled the great handshaking
feats of hei- huaband, as she had shaken
handa with 327 people, by actual count, in
n h ur lately. "Yes," she answered, of
' not allow him to get ahead of
THE om-ATS-IHUll.—Tlir. HlfKA-Toa. lATHCk
M-OLVNN-nir.n-iiH'.v nun ai._.,_THl
From I 'ur 11 w „ l oi i ei|.,i„|e„t
Nr.w YiiKK,  .'■!,.
tb, t-,-,7
What troubles us here is not about the
Kampala war iu pecsaaetire or win, shall I*
the next President, but when is the great
strike to end ; shall it end before ,t extend,
further and bow much higher will coal go
before it comes lower! It is a war bttvaea
lalror and capital, and as in otlier wars, each
side claims it ia winning nml announces victories, which on being analyzed, are tomnl
to be defeats, lu the preeaot conflict it Is
defeat everywhere, as while tbo capitalists
lose about 110,000,000 s week, the laborers
lose ..,000.000, whicli is really s greater lim-
than that ol their opponents, relatii.lv, foi
while the laborers must suffer in supplies
the capitalist is all right. Nevertheless the
laborers have manifested powers that .-annul
be despised, negative as well as positive.
When sn order from Assembly 49, Knights
of Labor, has the effect of keeping coal in
the earth, shutting up furnaces, keeping
great lines of steamships lying idle at their
piers, and paralyzing industry sll round, the
power must be admitted. The day may
come, it msy not Ik lar distant, wheu all the
Assemblies will strike simultaneously in
which case it will amount to a revolution.
It is for a contingency like this that Congress
just now is providing, in voting 1100,000,
000 for armaments, and Governors are tsk
iug steps to increase and discipline the
States militia, aud not for a struggle with
Eugland, which is very remote possibility.
The labor element too, is lieginning to make
itself felt in State legislatures, and therefore
in the United States Senate, which, in my
opinion, is far better as a means towards
settling matters than going out on strike.
Politics are getting hot in Canada, very
hot for it is felt that this is a very important
election, the results of which will be far
reaching. Labor also is taking a hand in ;
there are labor candidates in all of the urban
constituencies. Each party professes itself
sanguine of success, though it is tbe opinion
of those not immediately interested that Sir
John Macdonald will have to submit to de-
fest. In the Maritime Provinces the contest is peculiarly bitter. At a political
meeting in Halifax held last night, this was
made but too plain. It was what is called a
mixed gathering, at whicli there was to have
been a political controversy between Conservatives and Liberals. Sir Charles Tupper
waa then, so was also Alfred E. dones, who
at another memorable meeting held in Halifax ten years ago ordered the British flag to
be taken from the flag staff. The political
controversy between Sir Charles and Mr.
Jones did not last long so far aa words are
concerned ; the excitement was too much
for their followers, who went to blows and
before they were done smashed the furniture
of the hall into splinters over the heads of
one another. The electors of Halifax may
not be eloquent but they are in real earnest.
The Father McGlynn issue is assuming a
serious aspect. The reverend gentleman refuses Hatty to go to Rome. " Rather," he
says, '' let Archbishop Corrigan go, he needs
discipline more than I." And perhaps he
does, but that is hardly the questii n. The
next step will bo the excommunication of
Father McGlynn, Meanwhile meetings are
held all over the country, the result of which
ia that Italian priests should not meddle
with the politics of this country. " Ab
much religion as you please from Rome,"
say the speakers, "but, gentlemen of the
Propaganda, none of vour politics."
The agitation over our coast defences continues and numerous are the resolutions
brought up in Congress with the view to retaliating ou Canada immediately and defending our coasts against England when necessary. Congressman Belmont has his bill
ready, so have the Senate, and now Mr.
Manning, Secretary of the Treasury, has his
sny as representing the Cabinet. He thinks
that tbere should be retaliation or non-inter
course, a measure which would bring (.'ana-
da to her senseB. The feeling pervading the
country generally ia that there should he
strict non-intercourse, that no Canudiau ves
sal shall be allowed in United States waters
and that Canadian freight and pussengcra
shall not be allowed to pass through American territory, and that $100,000,000 ho voted
Ht this session of Congress for defences.
Unless the Canadians arc particularly active
the coining spring all witl end in smoke.
Whut is to be feared is aggression by the
New England fishermen, who encouraged by
the vaporings of the press, may commit an
overt act which would result in giving them
tlie right to fish in Canadian wators for
The  last week has   been a
Any man. woman, or child i. m a .l.nger-
jou.coiidmoi. when neglecting a coustipaUd
state of the Imwel, 'I he,ebca„ be no per-
ect health «,-|„„,t „ ,...„,'_, ,,.,,„„ u( fo,
■fuii'liuu. Ilu„l.-_k rJla-l Bute,, .ure con
•tlpatioi, I.) imp.,,,,,.,   a healthy tone t„   .11
A   in wspap, r   published  »i    Seattle-
IproptM. iu uuic ,|„.  mJemry diapatc
:by an interiii.ii ,nal   I**!  rnoe.     And
tins prapml i.  . .id,,,,     ,,|   American
\ plinl.-ne,-
Manufacturers' Agents.
o_,i.ai.. is
Agent, tor II,tonl-soap  Works, Wooil.tni-k,
r. o. sui ;,-ir\i
The Clarence.
OM, YATES .iii.l |>0l*«L.S STRKKT,
KKANK U. KirilAKI'S. Jr.. U-Nsee.
Prices Moderate.      Tourists' Headquarters.
First-Class in Every Respect,    Fully
Supplied with all Conveniences
of Modern Hotels.    New
and Elegant in all its
course I coul
There is no trouble in ascertaining from
any druggist tho true virtues of Hagynrd s
Yellow Oil, lor all painful and inflammatory
rr uhle-i. rheumatism, neuralgia, lumbago,
ftoet bitus, burns, bruises, Bprains, oontrao-
t*d cords, stiff joints, achee, pains and sore-
Hard and soft corns cannot withstand Holloway's Corn Cure; it la effectual every
time.    Get a bottle at onoe and b* happy.
great one in
Kurope among the bourses ; stocks went up
und down like a jack-in-the-box, and the
war fever pervaded the cutiru atmosphere in
Europe, l'hree weeks ago tlie- Dnili/ A'c/e*
nf Loudon bad an article which produced a
panic and caused stocks to fall below zero,
but the alarm waa false mid the markets rose
again. But that was a small affair compared
with the scare of last week caused by the
Ootngot /tii-jcltr, Prince Bismarck's organ,
which contained au article entitled, "On the
edge of a knife." It was remembered that
in 1873, when, as ia now well known, Germany would have made a move on Franco to
crush her but for Russia's threat that she
would have a hand iu the game for that
Germany could uot bo allowed to be supreme
in Europe. Of course if all the armies were
not ready, if the dogs of war were not iu
leash lurid by skilful hands, newspaper
article-, would not create such a scare. And
the scare is by uo nicaim over. It is true
that Bismarck assures Prance he wants
peace, that Piusulent Grcvy assures thu
Germuii ambassador thut France is pining
for peace, that Austria yearns for peace, that
Russia is fainting for it, that every ambassador tells every other ambaasador peace
Is certaiu. Unfortunately no one believes
them. What people believe and know is
that all the powers have prohibited the exportation of horses from their dominions,
that Germany has called out 72,000 men for
trill, and that both France and Germany are
anxiously looking for the neutrality of Belgium which it is said is no longer guaranteed
by England. The frontiers of France are
well fortified, a billion francs have been
apent upon them since ]872, Germany is also
secure but thero is Belgium whioh is open on
ta French and German frontiers and now as
of old may become a oommoo battle
ground. There will be war therefore, and I
believe also there will be a general election
in England before July.
There is uo blundering in the dark—in
the action of Burdock Blood Bitters upon
the   system     It is no   scattering shot-guu
tirescriptiou, no cure-all; but it acts direct
y upon the four cardinal points of health ;
the stomach, the liver, the bowehi, and the
blood, and works its cures in a natural manner through nature's channels.
Ir a few Grains or Common Sense could
be infused into the thick noddles of those
who perpetually and alternately irritate and
weaken their stomachs aud bowels with
drastic purgatives, they would use the highly accredited and healthful laxative and
tonic, Northrop k Lyman's Vegetable Discovery and Dyspeptic Cure, which causes
"good digestion to wait ou appetite, and
health on both." •
Mr. PurnetUB Boilcau, Ottawa, says : " I
was radically cured of piles, from whicli I
had been suffering for over two months, hy
the use of Thomas* Eclectric Oil. I used it I
both internally and externally, takiug it iu
small doses before meals and ou retiring to j
bed. In one week I wasoured, and have
had uo trouble sinoe. I believe it saved my
Y__.Xj_E._B -O.
The Best Hotel at the head nf River Nuvi-
gation ami Railway travel,
Can ofl'ei   the beat accommodation and   tlie
best tuble in Yale to the travelling pubic.
THE  BAH is well supplied with choice
Liquors and Cigars.
Positively cures Disease.*, and
Disorders or lhe Kidney and
Irlnary Organs, Lame and
Weak Back, and a sure eure for
bed-wettliiK children.
COPT,! Wm«■ aii, OST.ittth H-Pp.-. 1881
MtniBi. Thk Ktahii Kii-nft Fad Co.,
I take fiUftiura lu .nl'oriuiiig you
tbit tli** oiib enn* iBHiTi-'d Br. Starr'! Kidnry Pc.Ih
r.nb'H'il from your trsraller an* Oi srly all Bold. I
must adroit tliat I never bad h inidi.i -■ thst sold
ho rapidly anil that utven as n<>"d satlslactlnn g«n-
■*r i liy.    1 could get you a hnst of t> ■tlmonlsla from
Sartii'H I Ji ii ve sold to , they an- loud io pralslnf
r. Starr'* Kidney Pad*, fiend tne U dozen more
Df the special Ittft flzi;, lh>t retalla al ti each; I
find tbey s'll the V-nt, and oblige,
Note—That Mr. Bray la one of ibe best druagists
In Ontario, and is honored with being the aeerstary
ofthe Pharmaceutical Association of tils city lor
this Province. Ontario.
U.K. P. CO.
A. M.HKK1UNO   snd  D.S.OtJBTIlA CO., New
We-it in luster, T, McNKELET, Ladner'a Landing,
H. McUOWELL k CO., Vancouver. PIMBrilY k
0O.,Nanaiino, and wholesale of LA NO LET k CO.,
CAItTNEYfc BRO.. Vacourer aud Kamloops; J.
B. LOVELL, Yale ; W. K. MEOON, Priest Valley ;
CLARE k CO., Kamloops ; snd all druggists sud
dealers in insdcinen.	
New China Wash House.
OppuHition  Washing and Ironing done in
Kirst-class style.
References if required.
FOR   S-A.I_,__5..
The undersigned has un hand a Ial*. i|iiaii
tity of the vkrv bk.it Cedar Nliingl-a, winch
he will sell In lots to suit, at pri-os never lie
fore heard of in British Culumbia.
Send for prioes before purchasing »la».
Address all oidera to
WM. F. PETERS. '">
liA/KTTK Omci, Port Moody.
A Farm containing ISO acres of splsudid
land with farm house, barns sheds, „c,
thereon—conveniently situated near school
and post office—will be sold a bargain if im- j
mediately purchased.
Ladies' French Kids.
<< 'I.TMl'.I \    - I l:l.l.j .
90 DAYS «**ii-.ny..! 20 per cent, bolow coat.
Hum Bo ts at $5. Ghaa]) at $6.50.
Men's Leather Boots at $3.50, Cheap at $4.50,
Ladies* French Kids at $4.50, Cheap at $6.
The wholo -i-;.. worth 88,000  1 ba it'-wiii. si Mm Sh lat *t MAY.
Call esily, make y..ui selection, and pal in (AMI
A .lioice aa,..rti„e„t .,1 BUCKSKIN GLOVES
H   tlie
faaLGIN   HOUSE  !
Port Moodv. B. C.
Tint. Hot**! is the best and most oonronienUy located for travellers to an.l from the C. P. R. terminus, hveiilier"stage, steamboat, 01
railway, being the Ueneriil P&iMOgei Depot, and Hondqunrters foi
Business men visiting the new Citv.
Tho Telephone Office is located in tbe House, giving guesti
advantage of speaking with friends at either New Westminster,
tings, or Vancouver.
The Table is equal tothe besl on the Mainland.
The Parlors and Bed-rooms are neatly furnished and wall Ytrnti
The Bur-room la large, and supplied with Card, Pool and Billiard
Tables, and the leading Local, Canadian ami American Newspapers
for the entertainment and instruction ul Qneata.
Tha Bar ia constantly supplied with Brands of the Best Wines
Liquors and Cigars.
The Public may rely OS reoeiving everv Courtesy and Attention
from the undersigned at moat REASONABLE BATES,
Gk  ^CcGOS_EC_H3_RY,
Winnipeg Hon§e.
1    height, is hard finished throughout; haa a Bar well stocked at all
times with n good selection of tho choices!
The Gentlemen's Sitting Room is a model of neatness and comfort,
where will be found, fm-the use nl guests, the Canadian, American
and local newspapers. The Ladies Parlor is elegantly furnished. The
Dining Room is large and handsome, and the tables will always be
supplied with the
The   Best  in   Lhe  Market
The House hns tlie capacity foi thi    icommodation of fti guests,
having  over   UO rooms furnished with
First-class Spring Beds  and Bedding
and Fire Escape from each room
and has a commanding view of the beautiful harbor. The House will
be conducted on lirst class principles at Moderati  Rates,
Patrons may rely on receiving t-i.ri   poasibli   attention  from the
proprietor and his attendants.
R.   B.   KELLY.
THE PROPRIETOR OF THE ABi >\ I. liol EL lakes pleasure
in announcing lhat the House  is  nov   completed   with eTerj 001
veuience for the traveling public,     llll    I'.IU.I.N are well supplied
with every article iu season, nui TII I   BAB is provided with a well-
elected Stock of
THE BEDS me well aired, and lhe Stabling is extensive and
the best of Feed  always ready for Horses,
It may be well to remind visitors thai this Hotel is within a few
minutes walk of the BaQway Wharf and Station, and just at the terminus of the   uew road.
Guests may depend on reoeiving every attention and a hearty
welcome from the undersigned, whose long experience is a guarantee
of everything being comfortable and satisfactory.
J. T. SCOTT, Manager.
^m^ah^IASr     BOOT & SHOE STORE, Tothe
Port Moody.
Over 6,000,000 PEOPLE USE
Clarke St., Port Moody.
Minister ofthe Interior, Ot-
in IA. mm-IA.
I.N rtllTtCt
WIntf*er. Ont.
1 !■<.._ IMTC ti, .}']'lv for ii license to cut
Ttnili.-i- "ir t!:-- .».'.t hill ..I Mctinn *to, Town
.hip 40, ami llu- \v,:at balVM of se.tioua 1
.mil 11. Ti.'.ii-lip 11, New Wi.lniin.Ui
fUrtr -1.
inl. 12, 1886.
cr. TAYS
Begs to MllOIUlOt that In* \\s* opaiit'il tin
ab'.vc atore with ft wall ne let'ted ttoch o.
goods at reduced prion, w liicli Ota warrant, ri
to give satisfaction. Ho rtpertfaUy '"* it',f*
-tn in spec tion of tin —-.iim*
:f_a.:r,:-v_: for s_vx-_e
ox Notice  ii  Iui,In   xi.i'ii that JiOKMAN
_. ____.,.. ______     .--.-■    .   _.t_     i FRA8KB, Contractor,  Port Moody, hm. ss
CRESENT ISLAM) !**«»-**• •>! >*'■»-*>•■■.f-h*-***.***!-»*■»>
mc. For the WtiPt-.t cf hi*? creditors. All a*-
Containing 120 acres ; 'Mt acres in a liicli mandfl agAinst him an* to he made to, and
state of cultivation. Uood honse and ixirii ill ih<l>U tints tn \dui to. lie paid to the under-
thereon.    For further information apply onlagtKsd tnithwith.
the premises to JOHN TAYLOR.
J. J. BOYD* 1 Port Mo.dj. Oct. 29th, 1886. lEjlt Vflr' -W-Mh] (£)Bitttt
.1 i:m:i\i:.  ia, iss.
THK WAI! FEVER litblXi*.
Sixteeu hunilre.1   troops have   .tarted Inr
A four-aca-ed liauaoiii cabliaa   lieen intiu
il iced id England.
Henry fiergb har, no   patron like   tlie late
Baron Joeat of Paria.    He left   8300,000  t-i
thr-   Paris   Society   for   the   Prevention ol
Why ahould i lending article iu  a   Berlin | Cruelty to Animal.,
newspaper produce a  panic on every   Stock (     Wl. thiuk 0, N.w Blull,wini, _, , ,.„,„,,„
hxcliange in Europe ?    Because  the journal : „, ,„„„. .in(1 j_ but it ■, „port€.,i thnt al -.t
in .mention, the Herb,,  Post,   is   Bi-nuarckis j All(lre        ,„ (;_.•,_„_„ Day, ftoberl   I'leon
lavoritecUaiinelolconiinunication with  the, ,md   —   hj>   uU<.   _   !_,„.„,..   „f   ,„„„•,..
public  beo.uae the war ol 18,0 wa. ushered |   j(.k(,il in hu      den that nl0rmng
in with lust such ., newspaper fu.ilade,  and'      ... _   .. ,.    ,
Lecaut* the effort now n£le by the Chancel* | A tobogganer of Magog, tort* i, the
lur to Hv respom.ib.nv for the ,.,ming <MT ' £7 « . "" ^mradea because he owns a d.,g
p,. lien. IWulangcris .dei.tica! with the i «*: wi 1draw his tolK>ggaii.up to the top
■mhuuvk aimed against Napoleon Ht, and ! of •*« -^ fc,,,i* no* °* ***» *'
hv which tin* Utter, driven  to the wall, wu I
1   ■lil^mb^rBj.,oC?lt^   Vo^^at*ie«<U«d      TUe Oerman   miliU.*,   sttadM,   CoL VQ-I
jSLOnn.OOOloriiahlf tbt CovurniiM-iit fag tnot>\ latum*,   was .rut-nth-   im itcd to   di.uici, by '
; plate its military i»re|widtiou*. tin Cnr.  Altei dinner hi* Majesty sunlit.,;.) I
Tht (>olii«* d!  Mt*t/   have   -H.irw-1   M. An* j **thvd him, "Ho* are yon   .thr: being   *Go4
! to.uc *•    tlccUiral    -44RMi    aud    -.used    the - d-ad by ine *
iflh e»    uf il.t .Wfortrteti,
made to figure aa a « niton aggmssor.
The article entitled "On the Edge of thf
Knife would nvvet- havu l>eeii printed in the
It'iHn Po*tt without being previously submitted to the Chancellor; and it bears sh-ns of hia
dictation aa well as hi* approval. It in ton*
-.trueted according to a formulu which liii
uurck found effective in IHftti ah well M
1870. In the siiriog of the lir-it mentioned
year, the official newspaper** of Berlin kept
proclaiming war to Ik* inevitable,uot, as they
hastened to explain, through any fault of
l'ruiaia'a, but because Auatria had entered
■Ml o truculent and hostile courae, from which
the would beuuublu to recoil without dishonor. Before hu bad ventured upou prophecy,
the Prussian Prime Minister had takeu precautions to insure the fulfilment of his
words; Cor it i* now well understood that
Austria had vainly offered every species of
compromise before culling on tho Frankfort
Diet to enforce the federal judgment upon
I1. iim.su, which hsd broken sll its pledges iu
the affair of the Klb Ouchies. Vet tho Haps.
burg Kaiser was held up to Europe as the
i-jsailant, and was thus bereft of succor from
K.usstA or from France, when, in point of
fact, Bismarck's machination*, had reduced
him to the hard alternative of fighting both
Italy and Prussia, or surrendering without
A blow his age-long ascendancy in (iermauy.
That waa the first and greatest triumph of
Bismarck's statecraft, for his resources at
the time were ostensibly much weaker than
those on which he counted in his next diplomatic contest, the long and intricate negotiations about the Luxemburg aff.nr. From
that game of cross purposes, Napoleon III.,
who nail been deemed an adept in intrigue,
emerged completely shorn of the prestige
gained in the great wars that ended with the
peace of Paris and the peace of Villafrancu.
It is now known that the French Emperor
had good reason to reckon on Bismarck's
ihCfjuietencft io his absorption of Luxemburg
by way of partial counterpoise to Prussia's
aggrandise ment in Germany. But. on one
pretext or another, the execution of the
agreement was deferred until such arrange*
incuts had been made with the South German States, and with Russia, Austria, and
Italy, as were certain to condemn France to
■ tt.*r isolation. Then t he Kui|>cror, wasjdeliau-
tly informed that not sn inch of German soil
would ever he surrendered, saw himself
obliged to pose as the provoker of collision,
and to atake his crown upon the desperate
chances of untimely war, under penalty of
speedily succumbing to the contempt of hi*
own people.
This game, of which Bismarck isa muster,
wc now see played for the third time. Once
more France is completely isolated, both
Italy ami Austria heing]hound to Germany
by treaty, and France's long cherished hope
ot winning the Czar's co operation being now
definitely lost. Meanwhile, since tho onoooj
sion of (Jell. Boulanger to office, the French
republic has been making military preparations on a scale so colossal that a failure to
employ them would, as thu Berlin Port
demonstrates, ruin the Minister responsible
for the stupendous outlay. In other words,
Boulanger now finds himself in a predica*
ment analogous to that which proved fatal
tn Napoleon III. He is iu a blind alley
and must either push forward at the
risk of dashing against h blank wall, or fall
back with a disastrous confession of impotence and folly. If, indeed, his personal
l.timiliation were alone at stake, he would no
doubt be promptly sacrificed to the safety
of his country. But even so timorous a
statesman as M. De Freycinet acknowledges that the time has gone by when Gen.
Boulanger could be made a scapegoat.
Fraucc has made herself au accomplice in
Ins programme of revenge, as she backed
the Due DeG ram moot's challenge to Prussia
iu 1870, and it is uo longer possible for
Frenchmen to disavow him.—-.V.  Y. Sun,
The charm of fencing for beginners is that
wheu you take position before a good swordsman you need not be hopeless of making a
point. After a reasonable amount of practice with the foils you are able occasionally
to slip through his guard and enjoy the simple -.unity of touching the supposed untouchable. This comes from the perfection
of fair play resched alter several centuries
of minute changes in the positions, weapons
and accoutrements of the masters of fence.
No other athletic sport equalizes so closely
the powers natural to a nan and u woman,
a gray-heard and a boy. ii Hercules and a
Ladies in the best rankt of life fence more
and more as they discover Us value for health
ami good looks, instead of leaving it entirely
to actresses, who have always used the exercise for learning how to plant uud move
their feet intelligently. All over Kurope
the universities foster sword or toil play of
oue kind or another, and in that nation, a
part of which we nail the city nf Loudon, a
<dub for fencing has existed these twenty
years. The Loudon Fencing Club, under
the patronage of the Prince nf Wales, and
having on its list many peers of the realm,
is at aristocratic in its aim as the Fencers
Club of New York, of which we will have
something to say presently, is democratic.
It was founded in 18011 aa a club for fencing
ami gymnastics with a membership of 300,
aud helped to its present quarters by a pa
ternal Government. It has two French and
three Knglish teachers, and from its nearnesa
to St. Tames is uf practical use to the
officers of the Queen's household troops.
On this side of the Atlantic a few Inrge
cities have always had professors of art, but,
like unhappy Hulettof Now York, in 1770,
seldom has any one been shir to make a living from lessons in fencing alone. At New
Orleans the chances have neen better, owing
to the large crcole and French population ;
there oftoner thau elsewhere have duels
in this century beet, decided by the sword.
One must not forget, moreover, that the
Carman Turn Vurein of New York makes
something of f< ncing, and that at West
Point ana Annapolis it is a branch of study
employing a number of instructors, a study
which, unfortunately, officers of the army
and navy promptly forget.—Century.
Any man, woman, or child is in a dangerous condition wheu neglecting a constipated
state of the bowels. There oan b*a no perfect health without a regular action of this
function. Burdock Blood Bitters cure constipation by imparting a healthy ton*, to all
the secretions.
Beating Time.--Electricity has in ita
time played many parts, hut to apply it to a
conductor's Imton has, at any rate, the
superior merit of novelty. After the recent
inano'uvres of the German army, a serenado
waa given in honor of the Emperor, and |,«
200 executants took part. It was pitch
dark, and, of course, quite impossible for tbe
bandsmen to see the conductor's heat, Bnt
science suggested an accumulator on the
music desk, connected with a properly-
vovered wire secured along the conductor's
stick, from the tip of whioh there shone a
tiny electric light.—_DuMie Opinion,
and ride down alone if permitted
The question ot maintaining un Anglican
BUhop in Jerusalem, which haa Ix-eu iu abcy-
HMM for several years, Im* lately been re
v.ved, aud under circumstances that leave
no doubt of tbe -Hpr.'iiy re-establishment id
the see.
Two cowboy* fresh from tht- raugi*
squared off at twelve pace" for a duet in
Ch« yen ne Thu artillery wai. raised and
ready for the word, when one of the r,-in
iNitauts suggested that tln-y take i* farewell
drink. This was agreed to, aud, as they
took more than one drink, thev MM forgot
to fight.
They aro trying to introduce greeu chalk
lu some of the billiard rooms of Chicago, tt
is claimed that the chalk loses none of its
adhesiveness by reason of its artifical color,
and that it poasesses the merit of preserving
the color of cloth. Chalk, as it is used at
present, soon fades the heaviest otnerald
cloth, and makes the tables appear unsightly
and worn.
A review called Dc.r Frauen/eiwl, or "En*
eiuy of Woman," is to be started in Vicuna.
The editor, Herr Grosu, has set before himself the object of cmaucinating man from his
subjection to "that doll, woman, whom
idiots idealise and fools bow down before as
to a divinity." He says that there are exceptions to this denunciation, aud generously
exempts, whole classes of the sex from the
scope of his review.
With regard to glacier ice, a curious
speculation has recently been made, according to whicli the Aletsch glacier, situated between the Jungfran and the valley of the
Haute Rhone, if it were cut into blocks of
the size of the Paris Bourse, and these
blocks were put side hy side, would furnish
sufficient ice to form a double ring round the
earth along the equator. Most of the Swiss
glaciers are far too difficult to gain access to
make it probable that they should ever lie
utilized lor industrial purposes.
Thu fact has been satisfactorily established by various scientific researches, that
many substances absorb luminous rays during the day, and at night emit these rays in
such a manner as to impress photographic
plates, although tbey may not bu perceptible
to the unaided eye. Artists have not only
succeeded in photographing the visible night
phosphor esconce of Mont Blanc's summit,
Imt have even secured an impression of a
midnight landscape—invisible to the eye—
on the terrace of the observatory at Prague.
A writer in, a Canada paper, speaking of
the possibilities of pulp as a aulwtitute for
lumber in the manufacture of furniture and
other articles, now exclusively made of wood
calls attention to the resources afforded by
northern Canada for the best pulp making
woods. It is found that in some localities
the forests are now at the best age for pulping purposes, and capable of yielding from
forty to one hundred and twenty cords per
acre, if thu whole of the timber were utilized.
By mixing the pulp with clays, stcalitc,
asbestos, plumbago, mica kc, substances of
every possible color and compactness may
be produced.
To facilitate the operation of plastering a
device has lately heen invented, termed a
plasterer's platform, which is set on casters
and may bo elevated or lowered to wall or
ceiling at the convenience of the workman
may require. Accompanying this arrangement is un imptyved two-hand trowel, and
the platform is capable of extension in a
horizontal as well as in a vertical direction.
Thus, by the combined use of the two, all
mimbersome staging and the old time hod
and short single-handed trowel are dispensed
with. Tho mortar isplaced in an extensible
trough, which is suspended on thu platform
at a point and in a manner convenient to
workmen; the apparatus cau readily bo
moved endwise from room to room, ami the
cost of laying on either plaster or hard
finish is said to be thus mucn reduced.
An English writer tells the following ; A
family let their house furnished, leaving in
it a large dog The tenant was an old lady,
who liked to sit in a particularly comfortable
chair in the drawing-room, but as the dog
waB also very fond of this chair, she frequently found him in possession. Iking
rather afraid of the dog, she did not care to
drive him out, and therefore used to go to
the window and call *'Cats!" The dog would
then rush to the window and bark, and the
lady would take possession of the chair.
One day the dog entered the room and found
the old lady in poMsessiong of the chair. He
ran to tbe window and barked excitedly.
The lady got up to see what was the matter, j
and the dog instantly seated himself in the 1
A Prince Edward Island paper .elates an
incident showing the powers of imagination.
VY bile the woodchopper was at work the axe
& lanced from a tree aud went deep into his
oot. Nearly fainting, he dropped his axe
und atarted limping for hums. His wife dis*
covsred him with much difficulty dragging
himself along. She at onoe ran to his
assistance and got him into the houte, whon
the large red mark iu his boot proved too
much for hia nerves. His wife was obliged
to get his boot off alone, as best she oould.
Expecting to find a fearful wound ahe was
happily surprised to see that what both had
imagined to bo blood was only red Uanuel—
which he had put ou in lieu of socks, while
his only pair wore being washed and dried -
protruding from his Iwot.
Madame de Montholou, widow of the celebrated Count Charles Tristan de Montholou.
who accompanied the first Napoleon to St.
Helena, has just died at Bordeaux. She
was 85 years old. Her husband helped
Napoleon in most of Ids bold strokes of business, such as that of the Eighteenth Bru-
m.iirc and the return from Elba. The
Comte de Montholon also aided the late
Emperor Louis Napoleon in hia famous
Boulogne escapade, and was imprisoned with
him at Ham. M. de Montholon had received
about #400,000 Irom the first Napoleon, who
made him a Count aud au Imperial Chamberlain after the battle of Wagram ; but
most of this sum was wasted in bad
speculations after the Count had retired into
private  life,
The town council ot Paris has lately
opened several night shelters, each of which
has accommodation for several hundred outcasts. When applicants arrive at these
homes, where they may remain several days
at a time, they get a thorough overhauling in
ii bath, and are then given a fresh outfit aud
a bowl of soup. There aie three other night
refuges belonging to the (Euvre de l'Hos*
pitalite do Nuit, established in 1878. This
work is kept up by voluntary contributions.
It receives cast-off clothing, breed, and all
sorts of crumbs from rich men's tables for
distribution. In addition to providing
nightly lodging for the miserable, it receives
the convalescent from hospitals, and finds
places for those who are willing to work.
Last year it received 60,000 homeless creatures, many of whom remained for several
consecutive uighta. Of these -30,000 wero
French, 3,221 German, 3,112 Belgian, 890
Swiss, B02 Italian, and 70 English. Over
76,000 pieces of bread aod 15,000 bowls of
soup, or other rations, were seved and 15,*
000 articles of olothlng distributed. The
total expense was $350,000.
i editoul und piiuling
j de h mfmotila
Thr Belguiu (»uviliiinciit, it f* I *.]"-■ tad
will demand of the Chambers an appropria
fcfaa Of 8O,OOCM)0O .nii-ir-to, military pur
jntttOO, "in  fou it 11, of the total to I
t..r iln* pui.liu.-ie ot i if.*—.
Tbe French t >owf tniiiuhl ha-. Moult* Uigr
nurchMM ot Ku-.ni.ui «*..-*, Un ths uae ot the
r rench i-uvulry and has chartered u number
of ite.on.1- to couvcy them Innu tlie Baltic
poftt to Kruucc. The (i.ivi-iiniietil ha* forbidden   th<   exportation    ol    horns    tram
Counterfeit one ibill.u Tinted Mate- lull*
arc being circuUttd in M.-ntieil. llie bills
areiiumhrr.-d IJ. li*vk[J,3fil, and closely <e
eumbU* the genuine notes, except that the
Milk thread which li woven in the paper on
** hich all genuine An-eiii an hilt-- ue piini.l
is not present.
Mi. Pai noil's malady i* icportcd to Im*
Bright -- dlaaaM. It in thought i.npmh.thle
that he will tie able to stand the attain of
hin Parliamentary vork. In the event of
bin i-nt...-cr.I retirement Mr. Healy will .irob.
ably -tuccmd him iu tin     leadcmhip    ol    lb*
Irish pn "-
Bisnlisn uml Chilian pepera leconuiieud
coca as ore of the best remedies for cholera.
It is suid this leaf was uaed with marvellous
succesa during the Paraguayan war. It
not the coca ot commerce, but the leaf of
shrub aomethiug like the tsurel, and
chewed something like tobacco, with the
addition of some wood aal.es or lime.
I'he rumor of the raising of a German loan
of $7.^,000,000 was based upon the fact that
a conference was held tat ween the Secretary
of the Treasury ami Priuce Bismarck recently. Ihe Government has available
nearly 100,000,000 marks, which were voted
for home pin pose*, but uot spent. This will
probably lie used for military purposes.
lu financial circles it waa leported that
Crown Prince Krederick William at a court
hall, i .•.'.•nt I v spoke hopefully of the outlook
for peace. Operations of the Bourse, in the
abseuce of adveise rumors, bought buck
largely. Russian consols recovered l per
cent, aud I.ussiun J, to \ ; Hungarian and
Italian were I per cent, higher, aud Credit
Au.it,ilt recovered 4 marks.
Zunguragua, one of the volcanoes of the
Cordilleras, is still active. K* cent lavs flows
and the caving in of one side of the oone
are reported to have entirely changed the
features of this notable mountain. For days
at a time receutly it has beeu surrounded
)>y the dust clouds wliich generally hang
around the summits of volcanoes when in
eruptions, and the fire flashes and rumblings
have caused alarm for many leagues around
its desolate base.
The Journal dot Debit* has a telegrum
from St. Petersburg aayiug that Emperor
Witliain, in renly to a message from the
Czar, has stated that Germany has no iu*
teutiou of attacking Prance, uml that Prince
Bismarck has sent a similar despatch to M.
tie G.crs, the Russian Minister of Foreign
Affairs. Tin' contents ot both despatches,
the Journal'* correspondent aays, were communicated to M. I.aboiiliiyc, the Kreuch
Ambassador at Ht.  Petersburg.
Berlin papers report that Gen, BouUtiger,
the French War Minister, umdu a flying
visit tu thu fortified town of Verdun ana
that he rode as far as Amanweiler, on the
German frontier, making a strategic recoil*
noi Banner. Frontier advices contradict the
version of the Paris press that thu object of
tlie coustrnctiou of military huts atCorcietix
is to accommodate invalided soldiers at the
frontier forts. On the contrary, the despatches say, the cavalry now going to the
huts do not form a part of the garrison
The debate ou the credit of 5,000,000
francs, asked for by the Italian Government
for the sending of re-enforcements to tbe
Soudan, was resumed iu the Chamber of
Deputies. Count di Robilant said that the
Cabinet would not aeoept a vote unless it
implied full confidence iu the Government.
Signor Koudini moved that the Houae pass
to the order of the day, whereupon Premier
Depretis announced that if the motion was
adopted the Government would resign. The
motion waa rejected by a vote of 215 to 181,
and the credit bill was passed bv secret
ballot, thu vote being 317 to 12.
The Marquia of Salisbury received a deputation of gentlemen who called upon him
to urge that the Government apply the principles of coolni/iiti.ni in the work of relieving Ireland of poverty. Thu Prime Minister,
in reply, expressed himself in favor of a
sound, healthy scheme of unionization directed by the State, but said he feared that the
promoters of such a si heme would find
themselves unable to overcome the difficulties, connected therewith, especially those
of a financial nature. Mr. Joseph Chamber
lain writes that the Liberal-Unionists be
liove that the timo ia favorable for au unprejudiced consideration of the Irish question, and he holies that no personal feeling
will interfere with such a consideration.
The service in Lambeth Palace Chapel to
commemorate the consecration there in 1787
of Bishop White ot Pennsylvania and Bishop
Provost of New York as Bishops of the
Episcopal Church iu America was held on
Feb 4. Among those who took part were
the Archbishop uf Canterbury, the Bishops
of London and Winchester, and Bishop
Potter of New Vork and Bishop Lyman of
North Carolina. The I>c«u of Windsor per
formed the service. Instead of a setmon,
Bishop Potter delivered an eloquent address,
sketching the history of the Church in
America and its connection with the English church, The Archbishop of Cauterbury
celebrated    communion. United    States
Minister Phelps and many other  Americana
attended the service.
M. l.ucroix intimated in the lobby ofthe
Cluunbet of Deputies that hs intended to
put a ijuestion to Premier Goblet in order to
give him a chance to make a public statement regarding the political situation. M .
Goblet, on receiving the notice from M.
Lacroix, replied that be considered a discussion on that subject unnecessary after the
repeated declarations by himself and M.
de Freycinetjthat the sentiments and policy
of France were pacific, aud that if fresh declarations were unnecessary from a political
point of view they were equally so in the
financial world. Ha added that he had a
conviction, supported by undoubted evidence, tliat the Bourse panic was exclusively
the work of speculators. On receiving this
reply M. l«icroix renounced his intention of
questioning the Premier.
While Mr. Stanley has buun making the
last preparations at Loudon and Cairo for his
journey into Africa.-ume of his assistants, sent
iu advance to Zanzibar,have been hiring porters, aud buying and packing the trade goods
needed for the march. Stanley expects to arrive at Zanzibar on Feb. 21, and if the thousand porters he requires huve been secured by
that time, he will doubtless depart at once on
his difficult mission. He greatly prefers the
Congo route, believingit to offer the easiest
and safest road to Emin Bey's camp at
Wadelai. It would, to be sure, take him
over a month to round tho Cape aud reach
the Congo, but bo estimate* that with the
aide! tho Congo State steamers, whioh King
Leopold has pTaoed at his disposal, he could
reach Emm Bey in forty-five or fifty daya
from the mouth of the river. If, however, thero ia no steamer at Zanzibar that
Stanley can engage at once to take his
party to the Congo, hu will risk the manifold perils of the overland route. It ia a
noteworthy fact that although the natives
serve the whites as porters along a large
jiart of the African coaet, the Zanzibar™ are
by far the most trustworthy j and Stanley
thought it necessary to go to the east ooaat
for them, though he desired to begin his
mission on the west.
Atau industrial hull the Kuip*. roi. w ho
w**. amougthe guests. ootUthaototomt mili-
tary measures bad been rendered necessary
by the parsimonious war estimates of recent
years, aud tbat the object wa- torsi-
pttntOm   Auatria to a level with other power**.
A aomuwhat citruordiiuiy mcu« is aaid to
hax-c occurred on Sunday week at the morn
ing service at Staplegiove Church, near
Taunton, th. whole of the cou^iegatiou becoming asphyxiated by the gases from the
besting apparatus. About the middle of the
ae. vice people lt.lt u ■*••■ -uliut l.iintueiw, uot
sufficient to make them l*a-c their place*,
but br the time the sermon wus drawing to
a close they arc deseribed as ...Hing Tike
"ninepins' about tbe church. Tho lady
organist, being near the stove, feeling it
stronger than others, aud trying to escape,
fell flat ou hei face tn the aisle. four or
ti.e otl.era followed suit, und were at once
carried off to the rectory. The rust of the
congregation made fur the doors, f.-cling faint
and pi.cieome.   -Bristol Tina.*.
Tbe following amusing iiaiag.sph upp^uie.l
in last Saturday a Birmingham Daily a tots ,
— "The extraordinary aoene recently wit
nested iu the church of aneighhoriiof village
was due entirely to a regrettable misumler-
standing, and I am assured tliat there in no
intention of adopting thr strange performance as a purt ofthe regular ritual. Briefly
the facte are these. Previously to the Sunday on which the congregation were mi
scandalised, collections had alwaya been
taken in the boxes at the church door. On
that day. however, the presence of the
Bishop aud the special uaturc of the col
lection suggested to the rector that it would
Ik. better to adopt the more modern practice
of a pew-to-pew collection. He therefore
beckoned tbe clerk just as the Bishop was
ascending the pulpit, uud told him to fetch
two silver salvers from the rectory, to band
them round at the close of the service, und
afterwards take them to the Bishop. The
housemaid at the rectory oot unnaturally
concluded that the clergy needed refreshment, aud thus it came about that the clerk
after handing two plates of biscuits down
the aisle, presented them to the Bishop,
audibly remarking that nobody would have
any."— Bug. Pa*pei\
Down I
Aud when tha
Co like ibe—!_.
Anil when, a,
i ie
Whether he should ..■ui.:;
The master '-1111101 fiud •■ .
The kid
V. ah  rrh
. i-.-.i. twpnto.   H .1(3
-n-.er,   Street, Mou.r__l
Thevar. the _x.lii.i.,Ll
.'ldx-.teiit gum <;„,_£•;
.   tUtto >lr,r|,.„.ri ',''
Ci-ver-   trk-ii'li    _. „■"
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Tw.. mm raw   .e« inr burn*itre-ii
the lut    Th eal.    4%  pi
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aoo'in■ tbe 1 Q .        ;
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This wu- tried   ic.  M. J..,.;  ij 1
Hospital,   Lauaaoos,     In  thit  -
toOl     Wlfl    .f    ug-)    hud    been   «*U    .
burin d ; sup]    1 .•. -n   wan i_b ui I
otftuisivi- till thoy ■ 1 ■I'-i- d ■!.-• p."i.; a    pi
bulb ooutaioini « f sol
phate ol   11 1 relief
to th.- |.;:i. aod '-   a| rsp 1 ity,
twenty miuutit  to «aoh   '» th, ihi . 1 .p h i*
tion dtrr. a-, u,   !o-t it.   0
was soon 0 nvultitce tl- —Otitj) i<\i/.ncr.
U-g   ill!
Two important additions were made to
the Royal Navy on the 8th inst. by the de
livery to the dockyard authorities at Shcer-
nuss of the new composite guu-vcnsels
Rattler and Wasp, which hsve been built for
the Oovernment by Sir XV, Armstrong k
Co , of Newcastle-011-Tyne. Tho Battler
and Wasp are the Hist of a newly-designed
class of gun-vessels which arc being built to
take the place of the obsolete vessels of the
Elk aud Ready type, several of which have
already been condemned as unlit for active
servic:. They are of 070 tons displacement,
and arc fitted with engines of 1,000 horsepower, which are estimated tu propel them
At a considerably higher ratelof -speed than
the vessels they are intended to supersede.
Their armament will be of a very powerful
description for vessels of their size, cousist-
iug of six 3-inch steel long-range breechload
ing guns mounted on spousoi. ports, together
j with six (Urdi.er and Nordeufclt machine
guns. Thu vessels are u nur mo red, but their
vital parts are protected by steel deck ami
■dint iin of gratings. Thu Royal Navy is
greatly iu need of vessels of this type, there
being at pr<cscnt uo gun-vessels in the Med-
way Reserve available for foreigu service.
Thu Lizard and Bramble, nister-ships to the
Rattler, are building at the works of Messrs.
Harland & Wolff, at Belfat-t, and will be
shortly ready for delivery tothe Government. The admiralty proposed to further
increase the Navy with this clant. of vessel
by laying down several in tin Government
yards in the course of the present year.—
Broad A now.
ShupMtar, the
and otl.-r Bpem__*ij^j
:-,u.ik« money, write to ths*-
Mttlt;   and to secure   wi
yjO jia bundle.
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|i'-ni,i,«iuu to |i,irchi.ai' about -ami
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boom um- -iuj- »n wtioa •■■•'••. bi
BtomoU igtlstt Bog lib
"f at. t - I'l'-.'-n-.   tli.nl   I'd 1
nil'-"I "Hu a LUblg'a I..-I--".." 11."fro
placing tim photogmpb of th« Utt Bn.-i
Ju.tn-i v m LUblg na ilr-ir jar, nr in tin.
way llain^ till: MUMO. titl.-uf Bir u J.:.; !_■.
Tlie ai'liiin wii, brought by th. Li.lii.'- Kk
tract nf Mi-it Compouy, -.it'l wot -u.:
'I'll.- l-'.iifli li ili-iler- itu-natip-u Ink tin-
crw-j lutr, Hit Cuurv "f An;.r.-I. Tliu ittdg
llll-nt \l.i-- -.-.i.'i, a-t .,-■:„, o.nliniii'i : ;-, ,|
r-Uir.n „f tin- Tribunal of C -111:111'.. __,,_] _n .
tleiiiniiiK I'.'' Eniylial' il.--l«r,, who were ilu-
fiinil-nts in tin* Mcti-in, to pi., dum ;; .   'in-.
ilia'. na.tl;iiiiUH' tt inn !r  in ma'da.   any  fili-
tlli'r us. "I thu 11 nil'- Ol Lr-lj j 0. II no. 1   Lit
big, or of tbt photograph, thit right   beiu*
duolurud to bu tl KcluaiTu propurty   f ti.e
Lieliig Kin*'1 "i Utat Com puny. —'Tina.
leat, aitiutnl iiiNl.J?'
"droop  iin,
■ Coilllin-h,
— lot at ,
......J enn ins north of north »>,,.
of lot 471 (•longaiila ol .1   .1   (j_Ji
claim), ilwu.c north about  18 rlialni
_-.t,,h .ui 45 cli-ins, thi n
»".itli _l.,..t j
-nairi-,  thence e-...t al».ut 4.r, ,-',
■jU.^ of c-.uiiri-nci nirnt.
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I'ort Moody, B.C., Aug. 31, 1(186.
Brick Clay for Sale. 1
vkars ai**   rr   is
A brilliant audience filled the theatre uf
the Royal Institution last night (Jan. 21)
while Prof. Sir William Thompson expounded the latest dynamical theories regarding
the ''probable origin, total amount, and possible duration of the sun's heat." Duriug
the short 3,000 years or more of which man
possesses historic reuorda there was. the
learned physicist showed, no trace of variation in solar energy ; and tbere was no dis-
tinet evidence of it even, though the earth
as a whole, from being nearer the sun, received in January Cy\ per cent, more heat
than in July.
But in the millions of years whioh geology
carried us back, It might safely be said there
must have been great changes. How had
the solar fires been maintained during those
ages? The scientific answer to this question
was the theory of Helmholtz that the smi
was a vast globe gradually cording, but as it
cooled shrinking, sud tbat the shrinkage—
which was the effect of gravity npon its
mass—kept up its temperature. The total
of the sun's heat was equal to that which
would be required to keep up 470,000 millions of millions of millions horse power, or
about 78,000 horse power for every square
metre—a little more than a square yard—
and yet the modern dyusmiesl theory of
heat shows that the sun's mass woulcf require only to fall in or contrsct thirty-five
metres per annum to keep up thst tremendous energy. At this rate the solar radius
in 2,000 years' time would lie about one-hundredth per oent. less than at present.
A time would come wheu the temperature
would fall, and it was thus inconceivable
tbat the sun would continue to emit heat
sufficient to .sustain existing life on the gtnbe
for more than 10,000,000 years. Applying
the same principles retrospectively, they
eould not suppose that the sun hsd existed
for more than twenty million years—uo
matter what might have lieen its origiu—
whether it came Into existence from the
clash of worlds pre-existing, or of diffused
nebulous matter. There wan a great cling-
iug by geologists and biologists to vastly
longer periods, but the physicist, treating
it as a dynamic question with calculable
elements, could come to no other conclusion
materially different from what he hsd
Sir W iIlium Thompson declined to dis-
ouss sny chemical source of heat, which,
whatever its effect when primeval elements
first came into contact, was absolutely insignificant compared with the effects of gravity
after globes like the sun and the earth had
been formed. In all these speculations
they wero in the em! driven to the ultimate
elements of matter—to tho question—when
they thought what became of all the sun's
heat—what is the luminous ether that fills
space, and to that most wonderful form of
force upon which Faraday spent so much of
the thought of bis lster years, gravity. — Tmo-
don Telegraph.
It is a common thing now-a-days to hear
one complain of feeling all broken down with
a faint, weary, restless languor, with strength
aud appetite nearly gone, and no well defined cause. This is general debility, which
Burdock Blood Bitters promptly relieves,
and most invariably cures.
Tin son One would rather have lkft
Uwsaio.— Jouos (who has a very plain partner, under the impression that he is making
himself agreeable); ''I don't care a bit for
a pretty woman! Tbey hsve no conversation
/like a plain woman, who has plenty to
for htrstljr— Punch.
The " groat ones " ol ths earth haw heen
justly deaigi.iitf-d n* such for having a- '< a
ends and objects QDaMeiued hy theii fellow
men.    If wo   trace the   rise and pr g-v-8 id
them,  we shall   Wt, that  DOtOnl) has I hai
eucceHs boon owing tu u nsw Idea or original
suggestion, but  in a tar  greater   ine-t-nre t.
the systematic mode ol carrying ou'. llld pr
jects,   and   bringittg   them   to   , ,
issue.     In   no   in-taucc   t|i« this ii.tU.-i
more tmly exemplified1 thun in the
and    litj/itniii't */»<'d   prog"--!    I ,
Thomak Hollo wat, an-i ih  ph-p
universal  dUsemiaatioU   ol
OlNTMK.NT M Specific*    foi     111
cam* of   the   hunt-in fraut-*.
fortunate enough to   lea n I
the mndttt operandi ol tni*   •
system,whioh evince*, it. _
ft having    reaoherf   th ■   .
but iii keeping  afloat tn .
lion, it " harp nl n tluu ... J ,■
in tune '
bet the   reader   coi.. i   ■
poastbtlit)    of creatin..
working order a   busiu.
two articles,   with ths
Hollo wax'h Pilm ood
KENT, ure kept peipetl
within the reach oi i n< i
n community, find thai
in no lest limits than th
broajf sur/ace.    Now thi.   <
pUshed, but done with •:.
withal ; thewi   nlmo-t   ab (pii     	
culled origiuully   (ss wa have
from tho vegetable pixluehu i.  ol  Ll
whieh  gave in  birth, tir monovei
poundi-d.   from careful ktudy an I i      •■
M to act wiih  divers  tendeucie<*, but won
derful unify   of   effect j tliu   individual pio
peitii k   nf   Hollow>iy*8    median      brcon
pnmitt or acthx, tosull the exigent ie* o(  tin
case, tbs PlUa oontilulftu both too i , ■■   Va
tt detergent qualities, develop   the   0-iC   ui :
tho other, M tli" iyu ptoml of the  p iti   ,.'
case may demand, the   0iii'rn.-ut   hi ing   in  ;
"excellent** ae well as .a, healing spnlic   in,
take* a similar mode ol attaining t  e desi <
end, thns mutually ■Misting nature t'   ta-t
olf tho common enemy,   and   subduing   the j
temporal reign of fell dlsMstf,
Much  more could be s_id on   this   poin   |
than can uotfte V ithiu the suops uf this slim t
article, whieh We have thought it our ,dut>
to devote to u casual glance wt n gr-»t under
taking, that may havo   »sc.ip.ct   ihe
vation, and consequently thu   dny  appreo •
ation of ;i portion of our roadsri ; a   lyxtem
ooncelved si it was, and osrri*-d out us it r-,
by a master una.I!    We nil! .it ,, mi
time render Some further iut- resting ptnicu-
lars with regard to this penrh as ,m i   Uupra
ei'ili'tited onterpri-fe!— Eire.vnj NtUff,
Thk i*oun Great Kasiebx.*-Yet anothei
project tO degr-td'i the Oru.it liUi'.er.i. An
enterprising promoter, we are informed h\
the I'tn'tncial NttOt, proposes to buy the
vessel, fit her up in luxunoiH Ityffi anchor
her threo miles off Brighton, and u-jb her as
a sort of gig mf i   M Dte Carlo.
As Ami;biku blt Trck Stout.—Two
brothers reeeutly had JtlUO.UJ.) Uf them .<•
piece by a, departed relative. Ono of them
was very angry that so largo a sum shoohi
have been   left to   him.    The   othei   ssid,
Well, if you an- not satisfied, w« cui -a-il)
get rid of it ;" ami nun- mi liber* < f ths
family having been invited to a leist, tlo-v
found stock to tin- umom.t of the b-cju.i
under their pUtos,    City Prut,
Thk JgWllfl Oath.—An ainusiu^ incident
occurred tbe other 'lay a\ the Weiuniust* r
Police COWS during tint SWMflog of A ,J jn i ll
witness. While thi'Oulh whs hcingiulinini-*
tered by the Chief Uihei, sud tliu wltue s
was about to kiss the Ohi Tests torn t with
hi* heailJcoverod,H young eonstiblu who a fl ■
standing behind thu box promptly r.mnvs-i
the hat. The witness appear, d ..in_izeil. hit
the mistake was passed over uud eXpUlUud,
—Puhlic Opinion.
Mr.John Magwo'd, Victoiii R r.\d, Write :
' Northrop k Lyman's V g t hi i tli.cn
and Dyspeptic Cure is a s.'letnlil um- \   .    .
My customer!* say they n-ver use l inn  h li
so effectual,     G<>od results iniui
low its use.    I kn w its v..l I   :'  ■
experience, having b*eu Irouh .       I
years with Dyspepsia,  and
gestion goes on without  th d  i i
ing sit well known to dv-,
hesitation in recommendnij
Indigestion,    Constipat .  ,
troubles arising from a du p -'
r«3, l.riok clay land, udjacul |„ {■>
way, al'Outtwo milea from I'orl ||i I
aumplu ami irifurniation nan be _J_3S
"ol" A. II. llnwsK
B«ll KHtnti-Broter
I'ort Mno_J
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Murray Street.    -
Fin Jvi___-|
t'civ e-ction of IVi  M
iirliai, ]."t'
-.'I.K   I*
"l>     Mm
. by the,  Ani.-,  Inini,
j "ceni io the Port Moody aurveyiidfifl
I.rn.la  for sale  on the North «i,|9U| ,
""»   •_»■*•.•'   frontage   on,   Port   _|'_j_|
*<■*,  finely   tituated   ami   ",c,.,.,|m,|
I --. Fain, Landa ol »u|„'ii„i uvtSh, i
-    I'Vinuhle terma,   in New   IVettniH
' "- nlly  prepared  tie,*, Ul„| p(.1|h t
■ . '.n'! tiie fulleat luiormatioii fundi
at    ii   Haioilton'a „ffine
IVE   TAKKN    AMI IS   M,[.K(] -.
paitnurahip in thu buiinua
Pi   li. Hotel, Clarke Street, l'«
T"0  lirm name in  future ml
: £ MoLeod.
•I0HN   It.   \.\WM
■12 88516tli   ne ii
iloot and Shoe Storei.
t'OUT   MOODY.   B.
*'.HE UNDERnIG.NKH. Bucceaaor l.ili*|
late W. C, White,  jh now llmrnagU]
ra abliulieil at the Termlnua, Mil, harajiiB
•■'iteilliis lil.  to  hia trade,   in |.r-i'|,nreil -I
uip.lly tlie liublio with the heat wink ill h«|
:ini to be imd in tho provinoe,
LOUI      T.-OM M Kl
To Briokmakors, Woolen|
Manufacturori. aud others, i
moat beautiful anota in tlie I'ihi-iiikJ
there are inexliaiiatibli. bedt ol clay, *U
uUptud for the manufacture nl bricka-l
I'll are i. plon.yof wiitnr power to ,lriv_
null, and any ijnuutity of fuel tn Iniru llnl
lirieiit. For a Woolen Mill lhe lllawl ■
>ell a-l»|,itd; the atruuni are inpm
thr nghout the year, uml there i. ]ileolf4
p .W"i- lo drive machinery. The liarlwiS
uxcelleut and land-locked, eo tlmi iio»i"T
haa any .'tf-'rt on uhipplnfl lying In tin- MS.
Pot puttenlui apply ut
Publisheduvury Ihuradar, al $3-00 p»' m" I
Ind pendent in Politic'.., Till: WKElB
ipp ula by a comprehensive Table ol ti*I
onta tn the different taste, which n"*!
r i-liin the circle of a cultured home.
An averngc, of fifteen short, criap i'-'^i
■ 11 r - -ivrn in each number upon l'aiu.l",.|
'. 11 lieu, and Engliah Politic ami D**!
. il e.
\ i -nfttt the regular contribute!, in I
roa Om dwin Smith: and a dlatiiig'''''
Iblru man in London haa hindly undurtaa^
-   npplji regularly au English Letter. Far
Holloway's Ointment nn! P
approaches  a   mnst   t.vi
offers for rectifying lrr-r;-.'
Impurities,   and   ernsi-i ■   I
have aviaeu from the p '
bad by winter fmrn be.
the poreB.    Thia sen .ohi
rubbed npon   the  akin,    ;. t ■ 1
deeply-seated org-r.s, upoil -
most   wholesome   and  l-trn !i Ul-i'H
Well nigh all the indigestions
this simple treatment,   alii -;
and   aperitive   doaes   of   H "I ■■■, '•■'■
round   each   box of which plain "I
tions" are folded.    Bilious dftaordara, In-sor
appetite, fulness after entiii.. h-is-1 ttd •, g mt
and rheumatism may be etfec u-iily uae k il
in their painrlul pn-gres",   and the seed* o
long suffering eradicated by thrt- ttniiedi.il.
_3T For urtn-tic iiionnmenial work a aplv to
George Rudge,  "Victoria   Marble   i\ orks,
ay 1 Dnugloa   Street, Victoria.     C.   E.  Mouck,
agent. New Westminster
Letters   will iipl"'
I . additi r, there are special eiiiili-i'11.1"*—
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i nun and the United Stat.':.
iis now entered upon its third y
n . t enc uraging prospects, and many
S Jordan St., Toi-niit",1
THE WEEK la one of the mosi infl"**^
journals in Canada.—Truth, Lon/lon, W.
"I t.i-re only ono Engliah  weekly FT
The. S/iectalor, and one Canadian, The » _
an 1 ns a ral" I ahould  be  pu.-lcrl trr m
which I ahould misa moat."—from *'
bj Thorn/a Hughet, author of Tom o'*1"
Hcheol Daya."


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