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--THE-
rem-*---
VERY
SATURDAY.
I:
itiMiriii):- nv post,
DOLLARS PER ANNUM
n,VAllA>LT  1.1   ADVANCE.
.muuicatious addressed to
_&_ St.. Howse, or
Ul'ARVIA* Office.   -New  Westmin-
, (ill receive prompt attention.
VOL. 3.
PORT MOODY, B. C,   SATURDAY,   OCTOBER   30,    1886.
NO. 49.
PORT   MOODY.
REAL  JE8TATE
OfrlCK-CI.Al.l-K STREET.
DOUGLAS ADEGHTON.
lilies a Harness-makers
-fhry Article In thoir Line
Alwaya in Stock.
Vhe
TRADE   SUPPLIED.
intSt YALE-B.C.
port Moody
JINGLE   MILL
■WT FORGET TO GO TO THE POUT
Moody 8hingle Mill, where the bo»t
Dg'M can be had at tho lowest prices,
__le or retail.
apply no/ft oontttntly on hand.
JOHN B. TIFFIN.
ew Wash House.
sin a- soi-tgi-
IHKS TO INFORM THK PUBLIC
that he it |irep»red to du Washing
■roiling nn thort notice, and in first
«d«r. Calls ..oucitku.
Klry opposite C. V. K., near Queen
^^_H jr.31
THE
"GRAYBACK
COAST.
ON   THE
BY OEOKGE II. COOMBS.
telling Out.
iUNDEKSICXKI). havinz been put
[npoweamou .if tin.- .Stuck ot Go >da ol
Loudon Houso," will sell the whole
intrude ut redan:.1 ratta.
F. B. LOtlAN,
Mortyu^ee's Agent
IfeST-CLASS FRENCH 4-HORSK
Wtgiin, in g'ld order. Alio, a yoke
, well-broken Oxen, with Yoke and
_ Will be told a bargain, for CASH,
lhe exchanged for good Milch CuW_.
[Apply to        T.J. POGUE,
Port Moodvi
Or to THIS OFFICE.
NOTICE
HEREBY GIVEN THAT 1'. B.
jriw* it only half owner of the Clarkt
[ttrort Moody, as I own the other- half;
dT. B. Spring has no authority to
-.Mow.
ALFRED WILLIAM'..
Intractor &   Builder
S.KILBY,
■SAV STKEET,
PORT MOODY.
^TIMATES by Mull, ornthorwiso, furn-
^jt*4 on the thorteitnutio*.
City Bkewery.
m. RIESTERER,
Vino purchased the above
Mtsblishinent, is now supplying many
%n  In the city    with   a   first-olaaa
I0'
Lager Beer,
pVe fursitbe* in  Kegi and Bottler, nt
Pit prloet.
Bier  will  he  left at   Hie   lloutes of
11 (ree of charge.
k« left with COON, THE UK LOG 1ST
I "-.ended to at the tame rate*.
WOODS & TURNER,
m SURVEYORS
Heal Estate A gents.
tfijancers & Accountants.
kr.AlOODY LOTS
FOR   SA1.F,
money   to   loan.
Nbia bt.. new Westminster.
oIuUqd of PartnarsMp.
I PABTNEKSHIP HBM OF TAY-
Wt McLeod, proprietor* of the hotel
■ lithe "Pacific Houte," is this dny
1 ej mutual consent, and by the re-
"* of  Angui McLeod.    All   debtori
« 1st* firm will ple»*a malce imnitr
Msyinent to John B.  Taylor, wh', •*
Wv liable for all legal demands againtt  letting go
»fan tn date. _ „_,        ■ liM
john r. Taylor,
ANGUS MoLKOD.
*«Ieo«y,S»pt. 16. 1M»-
Wi- know that at this place, all
along thn ocean shore, the surf most
ho leaping fifty fe.t high on the rocks
as they were struck by the great, resounding waves. The channel by the
lighthouse was narrow, and the pa-sage
ilirougli it demanded fair weather tud
a good pilot. Meantime, ihe Ine
shipped three seas in quick succession,
during a dead but brief lull ; but now
the gale piping again brought her head
up to the wind. As ihe rose and sunk
P.i-iieuili us witb the mountain swells,
we could imagine the ocean bottom
within a foot of her keel, and held our
breath for the expected shock,
dipt. Moore was a man of decision.
'There is but one way,' he shouied,
tlirougli the storm. "We shall be lost
is we are. 1 * ill try It! Lay up aod
oosii the fore-topsail !"
I was myself in the fore Bhrouds in
i mo iient, going up as nimbly as the
vind would permit, and was followed
liy another of the crew, while the rest
stood by the topsail sheets. The sail
wus sheeted home by the time I got
;iack to the deck. It had been double-
reefed the evening previous, and was
thus; more easily managed.
'Now stand by the braces !" sang
out the captain. "Put your helm
liard up ! Round in on the weather
main brae ! So I—yell, your main-
brace I Haul away on your head-
braces I Well, well, your fore-brace I
—belav all ! So, so !—steady your
i.'lni .luck !"
All this was not done as smoothly
as it can be written; for, in falling off
t'rom tha wind, the brig was handled
by old Neptune without gloves. She
.•ot around, homever, with the gale
lirectly aft, and dashed along pro
Jigiously.
The »ind had but a few minutes lie
fore hauled to south west-by-south,
ifter the manner of those "old gray
backs,'' and this was a fortunntn cir-
■ums'arice for us, as the light bom
•micllv northeast by-north, dead to
leeward. Yet, with its shift of compass, all the fury of the tempest for a
■iliorl time revived. Deeply laden
*- she was, how the brig wallnwed on
her course,—the darkness inky black,
he sea breaking and teaming, and the
howling wind doing its best to tear her
j topsails from tbe Mi,r<ip"Mb_, . . .,
But again rnc tnickly driving mist
dint out the light like a blanket, and
*e were rushing toward the rock bound
coast with no guide but the compass.
I'he danger appeared frightful, but it
could not be avoided.
"Northeast by north, half north 1"
aid the captain to old Jack, making
llowance for tho difference between
the position of the light when last seen
ind the centre of the bay-entrance,—
"keep her exactly on thnt point."
No one else spoke.
Surging and combing and swinging
came the seas, looking as if they
would tumble over thn taffrail. And
now, once iuor>* the lightning from a
huge rol ing cloud in the southwest
glared along the ocean, succeeded by a
''urst of^iunder that sounded like the
shock of a battery. In the single instant of brilliant light, wo saw the
foam wrapped shore close off our port
how, the lighthouse upon our starboard, and tha boiling, narrow chponel
directly at the end of our bowsprit?
such a thrill of jy as went to our
iieaits ! Darkness a_.nin shut down,
bnt t're ray from the lighthouse was
now faintly visible through the dense
spray, nnd we were faRt getting abreast
of it.
In a few minutes more tho water
began to lose its mountainous roughness, and we were evidently under the
lee of the land and going up the channel.
At the same time, the wind fell very
fust, or, at least, appeared to do so.
But in reality, the storm was dying
out, as will on tho ocean as where we
were. The effect of contrast is great,
and although the waves in the bay
were undoubtedly running far higher
than T had ever before known them to
do, and were, in fact, large and heavy,
to ine the surface of the water no w
sei-inid nearly smooth. The brig must
still have rolled consider* ly,
did not notice that she did so.
"Mr. Miller,'' said the captain, "see
the   anchors   are ill clear for  letting
g°"
The order was obeyed; and soon
after there appeared a faint «Jt am of
daybreak among the thick, black
clouds The wind was now almost en
tirely gone, and we were a number of
miles up the b >y.
'•Where i. Mr. Miller!" asked Capt
Moore. "Clear up the topsails, men.
Mr. Miller !    Mr. Miller I"
But there was no answer.
"Where is the mate, men''" again in
quired the ciptriin. "Can't be overboard ! A'n't possible! Let go the
i larboard anchor I"
No one could find Mr. Miller. He
was not on board the brig 1 Day
broadened, but it threw no liuht on
the chief mate. With our bulwarks so
rjinttered, it hod indeed been dangerous to walk about, and a stumble or
Blip in the darkness must have sent
liim over the nide into the rough bay,
nftir the anchors were cleared for
Jack looked sad, for he
tbe mate ; but   Dick,   who had
The wind now came out northeast,
blowing a hurricane, so that it was im
possible for any I-oat to pass between
the brig and the town : nor was it un
til the day followit ig that we had any
com in u nil ation -vith the shore. Our
longboat and jolly*, oat wore both gone,
the latter having b« en swept from the
stern davits, as tb,e former wu from
the deck ; thereto re, after the wind
died out, we waited until a boat came
down to us from the harbor above.
When she caino alo ngside, our captain
and second mate we re in the cabin, and
the cook and foren last hands in the
forecastle. Old Die k was asleep in his
bunk
Suddenly the apparition of Mr.'
Miller came down the forecastle ladder!
All who were awake- darted and stared.
The spirit proceeded to Dick's berth,
and placed its hand on tbe stilor's
matted head. Dick roused himself
with an ill-natured yawn, opened his
eyes lazily, and would bare spoken,
when all at once his .gate became fixed
his face turned ghitstly pale, aud he
threw himself barf, as far as the
dimensions of his narrow den would
let him. He was alo lost frightened to
death.
"You murderous villain 1" said Mr.
Miller, seising bim bj'the throat, "you
have not got rid of me yet! lam
more dangerous than a thousand
ghosts ! Come out here, you scoundrel, and let's see how you look 1"
And in a moment tl ie short, stumpy
tar was dragged from his berth.
All was soon explained. Taking advantage ofthe darkmess, after we entered the passage of the bay, and while
Mr. Miller was forward attending to
the anchors, Dick b ad tripped the
officer's heels and pushi *d him out over
the planksheer, when* the bulwarks
had been carried away. Half strangled by tbe sudden plunge, tha mate
hid been unable to make us hear his
bis voice amid the sounads of wind aud
wave, and therefore, as his only
alternative, had strum', out for the
shore, which he knew -was only a furlong away. Although t bis shore was
well up the passage, h * bad found a
very ug'y sea heaving i u upon it, yet
he had little difficulty in landing
Thence he proceeded to a dwelling not
far off, and when daylight came, lost
uo time in getting up to tbe town.
Capt. Moore had Dick placed in
irons, and tre sinister faced sailor was
put on   board the  boat   in which the
COINCIDENCES!!
Merchant Tailor and Draper
Ci-taxs St., Pout Moody.
W IM.    ELSOF
BEGS MOST BESPECTFIU-Y TO
Inform hit old patron* and the public
at large that be ha* jutt opened a flm-claa*
Tailor Shop at the Terminal of the C. P. K.,
where may be found one of the largest assort-
ment* of
BROADCLOTHS,   SCOTCH   AND  CAN
ADIAN TWF1D.-4. FRENCH GOODS,
In the
age toi
mmm^^tt''^ C0fl_O   down    to UB.
»ni...i. ,„, .ne captain took passage lor
shore permitting me to accompany
himself and tha mate, while the rest
of the crew, and the second -mate, remained on board the Inca. At the
pier-head Dick was delivered over to a
policeman, and I may here add, that
his trial, at the conclusion of which he
was sentenced to a long imprisonment,
took place soon after.
My mother was overjoyed at my re
turn. Knowing that we mint be close
on the coast, she had passed the night
of that fearful gale in sleepless agony,
without once going to bed. In the
morning, she had learned tbat a brig,
supposed to be the Inca, was at anchor
down the bay, with the topgallant
masts gone ; and the whole of that day
and the next night were passed in a
suspense which those will understand
who have had loved ones on the deep.
It seemed as if she could not express
her feelings when I was once more in
the house. Even the newspaper,
whicli reported the arrival of the "brig
Inca, twenty two days from Havana,"
was a paper to lie laid aside as s something sacred. She told mu who had
been to the house, and what t hey had said;
who had died; and what boys and
girls had inquired about me. And her
new interest in vessels was betrayed
by the fact of her informing tne, iust
when the brig Chapman had sailed,
and thu Columbia and the'Exchange ;
when the Vermont had arrived, and
the Albertina, was last reported. Yet
through it all, there was a pensive vein
as if her joy was insecure; as if there
were other partings to come.
Next day the Inca got up the river.
I had co oranges or pineapples for my
boy acquaintances, and therefore could
not treat tbem as I had hoped to do ;
but I did the next best thing: I showed
_ them where the galley had stood, and
but we I where the gripes of ihe longboat had
I been hooked to the deck ; I pointed
out tbe exact place on the yard which
Jim Beane had occupied at the moment before his fall; and told them
all about the pirate that had chased us
oflCuba, and the big ship that had
crossed our bows in the snowstorm.
The wreck which I had sighted from
aloft was remembered, and all the incidents of the rescue ; nor did the "gray-
back" on the coast lose anything in my
relation.
The boys looked at my sailor
trtfusers,— wide below the knee, and
fastened about my hips with a strap,
— peered at my bronred face and red
flannel shirt, and went handling and
turning over things all about the brig's
deck. And I knew they wished that
they, too, had been to Havana.
(THB IND.)
long borne bira a grudge,  seemed glad
thtt he waa gon*.
The substitution of gl»s» flooring for board*
eon'iuu.t to Increaae in Parii, etpecislly in
those bniinett ttructuret In which tht cellars
ar* uted aa offices. At the Bank of the
Credit Lyonnaia tbe whole of the ground in
front it paved with large tquaret or block*
of roughened glatt imbedded in * strong iron
frame, and in tha cellars beneath there is
sufficient light, even on dull dsyt, to enable
clerks to oarry wa tbtir |_._-«ior__J work
wittiest mart to gee.
The "long, long Indian day" is
quickly falling. The retreating .un is
darting Parthian shafts over the dusty
maiden ; and the life and movement of
the c-antouoient, which have been
damned up during the scorching hour*
are again astir. Punkahs have been
stopped, and windows have been
opened to admit the cool evening air.
Smart soldiers, in spotless white utn
form, are strolling from their barracks
in search of fresh air, or perchance
beer at the friendly canteen of a neigh
boring corps. Lawn tennis is in full
swing in the club compound. The
liana hu begun to play at the station
band stand, end the Resident's
barouche and the more modest "con-
vaininces" of humbler Anglo-Indian
life arc trundling dustily forth with
pale-faced ladies, who are going to listen
to its strains and enjoy the evening
coolness.
I had only lately arrived in India, in
command uf a draft, and had not
previously done duty with the regiment
in its Eastern quarters, having been
for some years on the staff, though I
had had, iu earlier days of my soldiering, some experience of the country. I
had paid most of the regulation visits,
and felt that I might face the local
society, without my conscience reproaching me witb any social laches ; so
as there was no counter attraction, I
thought I might as well spend the time
before mess by following the carriages
to the band stand as in any other way.
As 1 sallied from my bungalow, in
the coolest and lightest of garments,
not unpardonably conscious that the
said garments were fresh from the
hands of a London artist, and therefore considerably superior tb the kits of
most of my brother officers, who had
been obliged to supplement the ravages
of the Indian climate and the Indian
moth by the efforts of their dirteet, I
hailed a brother captain, who was
strolling aimlessly forth, and secured
him as company, and to tell me who
was who in the station fashionable
circles. He was a good fellow, a
peer's younger son, who, having passed
a meteoric and somewhat expensive
career in tho Guards, had exchanged
to a line regiment, and was expiating
his London misdeeds by a few years in
an Indian purgatory. He was a stand
I ing difficulty, whenever he dined, or
} whateve;' eut-»rt*mmfipt, he nssHtted m'
as the Indian table oT precedence became hopelessly confused over the
honorable prefix to his name ; and
whether he should be told off to a
loading lady, or take charge of an undeveloped spinster, or even make one
of the unattached crowd of single men
who bring up the rear of every Indian
procession to the dinner table, was always a puzzling problem to be solved.
Among his brother officers his accidents
of birth did not confer any additional
dignity, and he usually answered to
tbe name of "Button."
There was little variety in the gather
ing that met our eyes at the bandstand from similar assemblages thst I
remembered in days "lang syne." There
was the Resident's carriage, drawn by
two goodiiih-lookiiig Walers, with a
fat Madrassee coachman in scarlet on
the box, with his bare brown feet
stuck 3ut in front of him. The two
scariet-clad horse-keepers stood at the
horses' heads, each armed with a
"ehowrie," with which they lazily
switched tbe flics which buzzed round
tbeir charges. Lady Winkle, the wife
of Sir Rodolph Winkle, K.O.S.I., the
Resident, sat quite the "Burra Mem
Sahib," in a dijrnified attitude inside,
conscious of the "eclat" conferred by
the escort of tbe two native "sowars,"
who were formed up near, slouching in
their ill-cleaned saddles, and still more
conscious of thn presence of the quiet-
looking, grizzled old gentleman beside
her, who was a member of the Viceroy's
Council on an official tour, and whom
sbe hardly knew whether to treat as an
equal in the Indian hierarchy, or to
conciliate as one whose opinion might
or might not be (.avorable to ber hus-
band's prospects. There was tbe
Colonel's phaeton, with two well bred
cobs, and with harness that showed a
little more careful fitting and cleaning
than mere native supervision could
bave given. T carts, pony-carriages,
waggonettes, drawn by every variety of
animal, Arabs, Waler», Burmans, and
filled with the wivos and families of
the various secretaries, doctors, paymasters -co., who made up our European Btation society. Then came tho
natives, in almost equal virieties. The
fat Parsee, who kept the universal
store for the cantonment, with his
olive-colored wife and sirarm of black
eyed tawny children, with gold-embroidered caps surmounting their sharp,
bright-looking faces, filled to overflowing the old victoria, which had been
taken as part payment of a bill left by
an ex official, whose liver had finally
succumbed, and who had been invalided
home laat year. "Tongas, jutkas," and
bullock-coache* were thei-e in every
stage of decrepitude, drawn by
"tattoos" and bullocks, whose very
existence thould have, ia moat instances, provoked the interference of
the Society for Prevention of Cruelty
to Animals. And to these the usual
crowd of Europeans and natives on
foot, witb "ayahs" and babies-innumer
able, of all colors, white, brown, and
black, some in perambulators, and some
playing embarrassingly among the legs
of the crowd,   and   we have the sc
which presented   itself.
I had written mv name in tbo
Residency visitors' book, as in duty
Ixrund, and thought that this was a
good opportunity to make the personal
acquaintance of the great lady herself.
"Uutton," 1 aaid, ' you know all the
swell*, introduc* me to Mother Winkle '
Thus disrespectfully, I regret, did the
officers of H.M.'s regiment in garrison
designate that noble person. Alas !
poor worm that I was, how soon was I
to be taught the real humility of my
position '. After we had made our
way through the small crowd who were
doing homage to the great lady, and
Button, irtth his best bow, harfemH
"Allow me to introduce Captain Mel-
ville." I was treated lo the mott disdainful of inclinations—one which
marked my exact position in society —
and while I retired to meditate on my
littleness, her ladyship turned to renew
ber conversation with a more impor
tant person. But my moment of compensation was at band. The member of
Council sudJenly turned round snd
said, "Did 1 hesr the name of C.plain
Melville of the—tb I" I modestly replied "Yes," snd he went on, "I bave
juit come out from England, and saw
the Prince before starting, and be told
ineto be sure to make your acquaintance, if possible, and to site bis re
membrances to bis old friends."
I tried to look unconscious of tbe
change that came over Lidy Winkle's
face aa she overhead thit short colloquy
She turned, and positively beamed on
me, saying— ^^^^^^^_
"I bid heard that you bad arrived at
thn station. Captain Melville, and have
been so anxious to imke your acquaintance; Sir Rodolph and ' will be so
ileluhted if you can arrange to come
and dine with us some night soon.
Good gracioui ! what's that!"
That waa the arrival on the scene of
a dogcart with a tandem of ponies,
driven by one of our subalterns, accompanied by another, which, sfter
wending a devious course from
barracks, had finally pulled up with
the leader's fore legs in the Ptrsee's
victoria, and tbe wheeler, with its ears
back, allowing every disposition to
kick. By tbe exertions of the "tyces,"
however, and a liberal ute of explanatory language from the ambitious
driver, the complicated knot was un
tied,   and order   restored.   Tbe  boys
which hid collected io watch their approach. Amona the rin< of natives
who bad gathered ioun-i, my attention
was much attracted by the appearance
of a striking-looking old man, with
fiercely twisted-op moustache, and
long grey beard wbo had pushed to
tbe front, and teemed to take a marked
interest in the scene. He looked like
an old soldier, and bis high features,
tall stature, aod muscular development
•poke nf a diffeient race from tbe
peaceful-looking native* of tbe south by
whom he was surrounded. I could not
se* that he carried any arms; but
though he did not have quite tha uniform uisciplined air wbicb marks tne
native army nowadays, be might have
been a noii-coiuniissioned officer of
irregulars, or rather one of the lemi-
drilled and orgsnited levies o! a native
ruler.
The youngest of the boy* who bad
come in the tandem cart w-is one of the
subalterns of my draft; a fiesh, cheery
youngster, the ton of a very clistin
guished officer, who had bern par
ticularly commended to my care by
bis father, and wbo had been attached
to my company accordingly Hit
father hsd been one of the heroes of
th* Mutiny, snd had mado a name for
himself by bit fearless gallantry in
action, for the devotion of hit native
followers, snd also in no small degree
for the unsparing severity wiih which
be had meted out justice to mutineers
and rebel*. He was equslly well
known in the army as "Mackinnon the
brave," or as "the svenging Colonel."
As  the   subalterns   walked   about,
^^^^^^ *c., tc.i    ^^^^^^
Ou the Mainland, and where order* will receive prompt tttention.
Complete tatitfsctiou guaranteed.
Patroni-c   boss*  insirufscture by giving
me a trial.
Wm. ELSON,
Prop.
PIONEER
STORE
QUEEN STREET, I'ORT MOODY.
P. B. BEAUT, Proprietor,
Just Received I
THE   _,N.>EKSI<_.\'E1>  respectfully it,
forms the citizen* of Port Moody aa.
vicinity thu he has just received * l*rg
and varied assortment of seasonable
DRY GOODS,
(IfiOCEElES,
Boots and Shoes
Ready-made Clothing
Etc.,   Etc.,
Having bought the above Stock for CASK,
f tm prepared to sell at the lowe*t
CASH PRICES.
Vegetables and fruits
IN   SEASON.
A   CALL   RESPECTFULLY SOLICITED
FALES  & CO.
IF YOU WANT THE VALUE OF YOWL
money go to Falet ft Co. for
FURNITURE,
BEDDING,
BED-ROOM SET»,
WALL PAPER,
PICTURES,
CROCKERY,
naraware,   urocerien,
DRY GOODS,
BOOTS It SHOES,
CABINET-WORK,
CARPETING,
UPHOLSTERING,
PAINTING, to.
  ■
could not help remarking tbat the old
native seemed to take particular notices
of tbis boy, aod followed him
wherever h* went. Sometimes it
seemed thst be got between him and
• he crowd, snd even made a sort of
half turn backward*, aa if to protect
bim from another folloeer. Witb
eaeh movement, hii eipression
appeared to change. Wben br
looked at ynung Mackinnon,
nothing could have been more
benevolent and kindly ; and when he
turned to look behind him, he ilire
back his hesd and glared, stern,
haughty, and deft.nt.
I knew thst it wa* hopeless to appeal
to Lady Winkle or my friend Button
for sny imfonuation about a casual
native, so I looked for some one more
familiar with tbe frequenters of tbe
b<.i<ar. The station magistrate bad
just cantered up after hia usual h.rd
day's office-work, and I a«ked him who
was the ol. Fatbao who was following
young Mackinnon.
"Pathan ! my dear fellow, I don't sea
sny Patban.
"There," I pointed. "Perhaps he is
not a Pathan, but he does not belong to
thit part of India. Tbat tall old man
witb the small red turban and long
grey beard."
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THE WEEK'S NEW-
HOME
Mr. John Charlton M. P for North
Norfolk, Ont., appeared like* a poor
little star in tbe Victoria theatre on
Tuesday night. He was surrounded
by a well-known group of cranks. Mr.
Shakespeare, who was elected—thn
Lord knows why—to be an M. P., Bob
Lipsctt/Tom Humphreys, and McLagan
of the Victoria Times, all strutted on
the stage and looked very like four-
penny illustrations at a penny show.
Charlton was then* to prove that the
Uuvernmeat we have deserve, to go
out, but he proved nothing. He he
lioi.es Sir John's Oover.iuif.ut bas been
too long iu office, and that senators
an- dictators. We oould do without
the senator-., because they are very
bad samples of sham lords, but we can
not do without Sir John. A majority
ot hia political oppouont. >tdroite tbat
he. ia tne formnoat man io the nation,
aud that hn will occupy the foremost
f lac«< as long ».- he live*.
The Winnipeg Sun says: "Mr. O.
W. Higgin*,, of Victoria, B. 0., is registered at the Queen's Hotel. He u
a well-read gentleman, of excellent
parts, being a capital conversationalist
and a thoroughly good fellow all
through. He and Mr. Pell, the Mayor
of Victoria, will visit Van Home at
Montreal." That is copied iu the
Colonist, of courae; but surely the
most important part was omitted. Did
not Mr. Higgin* aay to the penny-a-
liner of the Winnipeg Sun -"Tin-
Mayor and myself are going Bast to
guarantee the payment of a sum sufficient to build and equip steam ferries
required to take trains from Port
Moody to Victoria?"
The girls hired to discharge household duties in Eastern Canada get |3 a
month for wages. Last week a clergyman in Kingston declaied that the
condition imposed on these servants reduced them to the poaition of slaves.
This part of the world will soon feel
tbe influence of the ayrterng that make
slaves in the East.
At 3 o'clock next Monday morning
Mallott, the murderer, will, at Kamloops, step out of this world into the
uext; and a Chinaman at New Went
minster will, at the same hour, step
off this stage into eternity. Both deserve to go in a hurry; they are bad
eggs.
The Victoria Times selected the
head ot a criminal, and circulated it as
the head of John .Charlton, M. P. It
is the most insignificant sample of that
peculiar head which distinguishes the
burglar who is alto a miser.
th^ii_r!fi»Wisiwr o-y-m;
scribblers over paragraphs prepared
by telegraph despatch makers. It reminds us of the old fable in which the
jackass kicks the dead lion.
A Halifax special states that the
Newfoundland Government has decided to expend fl 00,000 amongst the
people who have suffered losses by
failure of tbe fisheries and tba potato
crop.
The attempt of th* Mayor and
Council of New Westminster to levy
blackmail ou a citiien must end in
failure—thanks to tbe veteran editor
and proprietor of the Ouarduk. The
citizen was charged with stealing a
piece of gas pipe worth ten cents, and
wa* arrested. Whil* he was in jail
the city salicitor, instructed by the
Council, sent to him the following
message: "If you sell the lot required
by, the city for the railroad for 11,500,
the charge of stealing will be withdrawn." It was an audacious proceeding, and evidence of the ignorance of
men who ought to know something of
the liberty secured by British law for
every British subject.
By telegraph today from Ottawa
we learn that ther* are many indica
tions of an intention on the part of
the Government to have an early die
solution Members of tbe great Con
servative party have been summoned
from all parts of the Dominion, and
thay declare that Bir John stands
higher new in public estimation than
at any former period of hia political
career.
A telegram received id Lcmdric from
Buenos Ay res ou Thursday, contain*
an aeeouut of loss** sustained by stock
owners during the late drouth Twenty
million sheep have perished for want of
water. *
General Buller ba. declared iu the
most unmistakable mauner, that "landlords must prove that tenants cau pay
rent before the police, receive orders to
aid tlie Sheriff in taking possession."
And so the General is resolved io do
justice, and will soon be as popular In
Ireland as Parnell himself
At a church conference of tee clergy
and laity of the Diocese of Oxford, the
following resolution was passed unsni
ruouslyori Friday lasi: "It is desirable
iu the best interest* ot thr Church of
England that tithe itnt charge should
bt. paid by tbe laud owner, and tbe
present remedy by distress upon the
property of the occupier sliould Ik- put
an nnd to."
The Dokeaud Duchew of Connaught
will visit Lord and Lady Dull'.-iin nt
Simla on Monday next
Last week in London two young
English ladies named Taylor, committed suicide; they had lived for months
ou a pittance they received for making
match boxes. Their poverty placed
them iii an awful position and they
were forced to choose between death
and a life of shamn. The heroic spirit
urged them to choose death; they were
highly educated; one was aged nineteen, the other seventeen. .Suicide is a
mortal sin; but in this case th* sin it a
passport to immortality. This imperial
pair deserved crowns of glory.
At the great October fair of Ballin-
asloe, in the county of Galway, only
30,000 -theep wero offered for sale this
year; 26,000 wore sold. Forty years
ago 70,000 was the average number of
sheep on the fair green, and 63,000 the
average number sold. Tbe horse fair
was well supplied this year witb
weight-carrying hunters, ani the army
agents of France and Germany made
large purchases, outbidding the agents
who came to buy homes for our own
soldiers.
We learn by .telegram from Dub
Iin that the people of Ireland are
sadly disappointed by an official au
nouneement that Her Majesty will uot
visit the Green Isle this year. She
wm always popular there and wuuld
receive a right royal welcome, bnt she
it resolved to spend the winter in the
Highland*.
UNITED   KINGDOM.
The Times in a leader published on
Saturday last, aays -. "We hope Lord
-ddealeigh will tell Mr. Waddington,
the French ambassador, plainly and
firmly, that England will judge for
herself when her task in Egypt is
finished." At_>this present moment
France is fiddling with dangerous
tools. Every monarchy in Europe
wishes the devil would take the Republic, and if France quarrels with
England she will be deserted by Russia
and crippled by Germany. It is cer
tain that John Bull will not listen
patiently lo a hint that he'should leave
Egypt. There he is, snd there he will
stay. The land of the Pharoahs is a
part of the Empire.
Lord Randolph Churchill says:
"The land laws of Ireland were reformed in a hasty and impulsive manner, and must be improved. The pro
cess of change in the ownership of land
must be accelerated if you wish to produce peace. But iu addition to that,
you must, in the nuxt session of Parliament, .-ndeavor to lay the foundation
of a popular Local Government iu Ireland. It is a qnestion which no Gov.
eminent can afford to shirk."
Nicholas Rroderick O'Conor, representing Her Majesty's Government at
Pekin, and Prince Ching Son Yu-
Wen, have affixed their signature* to a
treaty which regulaiee the trade between Burmah, Tibet and other parts
of the Chinese Empire.
UNITED STATES
The earthquake shocks continue at
Charleston; on Monday there waa a
great shock aud several baby shocks,
but the people only pause for a minute
and then proceed with the work of
rebuilding their city. In Alabama,
Kentucky, South Carolina, and Savannah tbe quake* are alarming but the
people   are   now   accustomed   to tha
aud begin to think there  is no danger.
At Los Angeles on Monday three
Chinamen travelled inn train witb
three white laborers who played practical jokes on the celestials, pulled their
queue* and pitched their hats out of
the windows. The train stopped and
the Chinese went to search for their
hats and the white men commenced to
throw atones; but one of the John*
drew a revolver and declared himself to
be "all the same Milican man" and blazed
away at his assailants. He shot one
dead and wounded another, and then
escaped with bis friends. The authorities at Lou Angeles aay—"it was his
duty to defend himself."
A severs frost Monday night destroyed the grape crop in tbe state of
New York. The frozen fruit will be
used to make wine.and that will be not
quite so good sb water.
On Saturday Robort Alston, a clerk
employed in the treasury office st
Washington cooly announced to the
chief ofthe division that—"it is time
to put ah end to this thing ;" and the
next mo-pent he sent a bullet crashing
through his own head. He waa a
lunatic of course.
At Cleveland Ohio last Tuesday
night the grand school house given by
Leonard Case to the State was completely'destroyed by fire. The loss is
estimated at f 200,000. The physical
and chemical apparatus, and the
geological collections were among the
finest in the country. All lost. Insurance only f 70,000.'
At New Frankford Ind., on Monday
last two school boys stood in a store to
tec Miss Nina Hollis pass. Both
loved the girl, one threw her a kiss and
the other with a olub smashed his head
and howled like a wild boast while he
was killing his victim. Love is sometime* very like lunacy.
Mn. Stewart widow of tbe dry goods
merchant who made so many millions
died on Monday morning and was
buried. The wealth did not make her
happy ; in fact a pile of ashes would
be a* useful to her ss the pile of gold
left to her by her miserly old man.
Jehn Mullin clerk of election* who
was drunk on election day was up before Judge Prendergast on Monday
charged with contempt of oourt and
was sentenced to fifty day* imprison-
ment.
The formal resignation of Sunset
Cox who was Minister to Turkey, waa
received at the stfte department in
Washington. He is a great joker, and
wan aot at home among the solemn
faced tnrks
The Secretary of war bas decided
that "in future no intoxicating liquids
shall be imported into Alaska for the
use of Indians." But it may be im
|K>rted for white men, snd of course
they will, for a consideration, lot the
natives have a share of tbe fire water.
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FOREIGN AFFAIRS.
Ottl special telegram of Saturday last
shows clearly what we have nlany time,
asserted in these columns, that an understanding has existed with France for
a long time ; that preparations for war
have been going on continuously for
yearn,  and the time is now thought to
be  propitious for  its commencement.
We believe also,  that a perfect accord
exists    between    England,    Germany,
Austria and It-ly, as to the course oi
action to be adopted  under certain circumstance, and that this fact will become clearer to our readers as time advance*.      The  policy  of France and
Russia has been to draw Germany out,
but so far, the various little tricks of
Russia have not availed.    She pretends
to regard the Kaiserbund as intact, yet
she fears and hates Germany, which is
really the only jiower which can contest
with   her, the domination of Europe.
No one can doubt that  Herr Tista had
his   instructions   when   he  made the
speech to the Hungarian assembly and
the balance touching Austrian sympathy
and German indifference was only jiart
ofthe play.    Herr Tisza's speech was
only  a  round about  way of warning
Russia and she very sensibly accepted
the caution by declaring —a   palpable
falsehood—that she   had   no   designs
upon Bulgaria and did not intend to
occupy that country.    It appears that
Russian war preparations on   an immense scale have been proceeding rapidly in the Black Sea, but whether this is
merely a feint to attract attention from
the real point of attack,  is something
that only time can tell.    It is evident
that France is growing impatient and is
determined to quarrel with somebody.
The great mass of the people is intent
on the Rhine, but De Freycinet seems
anxious to quarrel with England about
Egypt.    Frenchmen firmly believe that
their fleet is more than a match for that
of Great Britain ; in this they may or
may not be mistaken,  but they would
certainly commit a gross ^blunder to
make an enemy of England when they
are probably on the point of engaging
Germany.      But this again   may   be
finesse in the hope of  confining   the
English fleet to British waters while the
Russians make a descent on the Dardanelles.    It will  be found, however,
that England can spare enough ships
to meet the  French fleet if necessary
and guard the Golden  Horn besides.
The story about the Turks allying them-
«s>iv»a with Prance .and Russia we do
not believe ; they might pretend fo ao
so in order to secure certain concessions
from each of these pretended allies ;
but they must know from a long and
terrible experience, that it would be a
case of " Mary's little lamb " making
friends with the butchers. We would
rather be inclined to think that Turkey
is at this moment acting under instructions from .her natural allies and by
such means secure, if not a substantial
reduction of the war indemnity, at least,
an extension of time and so give her the
chance of wiping it out altogether if
Russia is defeated by the allies. She
could with perfect consistency join
France and Russia in asking England
to evacuate Egypt; it would only be
demanding her rights as the Suzerain.
The proximate death of the Emperor
William is not an unlooked for contingency, and although everyone will regret
the departure of the gallant old soldier
king, he has really had very little to do
with the government of the country for a
a long time. We are, therefore, at a loss
to understand the reason for the alleged
exultation on the part of the French.
It is true he was with the German army
in France; but why his death should
afford them cause for glee, is beyond
our comprehension, because the gallant
old monarch did very liftle beyond acting as the figurehead in the conquest
of France. Nevertheless, it may be
supposed to gall the Germans and may
help to bring about th* casus belli for
which the French are eagerly seeking.
The industry of the Russian agents in
Afghanistan has accomplished something in causing this foolish people to
fuse English gold. The truth may be
that one or perhaps two of the tribes
have been induced to commit such a
folly, being well paid by the Russians ;
but that will not Ian long ; they will return to their cake and milk in due
course The C^tr is evidently in a
bloodthirsty humour and has again
killed one of kis attendants—Count
Reuther—this time with a sabre. Of
course, we only see the surface, but under any circumstances it is a terrible
position for the Czar, and shows upon
what a slender thread his existence
hangs. We »re glad to note that the
Irish landlord, and tenants have arrived
at a modus lAvtndi; so that moonlighting will go oat of fashion. There are a
great number of reasons for this ; the
real object <*f the agitation on the part
of ihe fanners has been achieved—a
considerable reduction in their rents.
Next, the prices for their produce has
been advancing recently and their
great market is io England.   The Irish
***smmmamtt*A%*ktomenmm
people generally am beglnni***. to see
that they are committing suicide by
driving away the gentry from the country. I'he stoppage of hunts and the
danger of being shot from behind a
hedge, has caused the expenditure of
large sums ol money in England by
absentee landlords that would otherwise
have made many a poor Irish family
comfortable. Then again it has come
out that the League which exacted so
much, has done very littU: in return ; in
fact, out of the large sums -jf mone/
received from the United State* but a
very small fraction has been bestowed
in the relief of evicted tenants. All
this points to the early dissolution of
the League, which is waning in popularity in America as well as at home.
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The people of this Province are waiting with great  impatience -to have an
answer to the question at  the head of
this article.    A certain set of our local
politicians have settled the matter to their
own satisfaction, but, " there's many a
slip 'twixt the cup and the lip" may have
an  illustration  in their case, and we
have every reason to believe  that this
will be the sequel.    It must never be
forgotten  that   wc have  no parties in
this province ; tliat it is a mere scramble
for place and that  the  main point will
be to secure the services ofthe best men
for the four port  folios,  the men who
are   not   only capable   of  filling  the
places,  but who carry  with them the
moral support of public opinion.     It
any attempt is made to foist some of
the incapable humbugs who formed the
last ministry,  upon the public, a very
strong opposition will be formed and an
early dissolution the result.    There is
just   sufficient   new   material   in   the
House to block the  progress of a government formed on the basis of bribery
and corruption.    The idea that certain
small personal interests offered by the
old party, will appease the new comers,
is a mistake; concessions will be accepted to begin with,  but, there being
no great principle at stake, the sure tendency to opposition will ensue, and a
patchwork Government will be ousted.
The state of affairs in  Europe clearly
points to  a great war, and the great
strategic and commercial value of this
Province, will be  duly appreciated and
turned to account; our local Government must be composed of men who
air., able to guide  our destinies to the
goal which om position aeth-t-.ru, «.«r
certainly none of the late ministers, particularly those who dabbled   in   real
estate at the expense of our taxpayers,
can be permitted to hold office.   The
very extraordinary, not to say criminal,
transactions in which the late ministers
were engaged, must be thoroughly in-
ve'tigated, and this they are aware of.
They, unfortunately,  seem to overlook
the fact, that other  people are alive to
the necessity for these enquiries.   Great
efforts have been made by those immediately interested, to cover np   such
transactions as, the Kootenay Bill, the
Settlement  Bill, the Coal Harbor and
English  Bay land gifts and sales, the
Eagle Pass wagon road business and a
host of other very murky measures, that
were enacted by the hired majority of
the late Government.    That  there are
members of the present House who are
ready to perform the same duties for
appreciative   ministers,   we   are quite
aware ; but their actions will be scanned
by men Who would object to such dirty-
work, and who will expose the corruption, in order to save themselves from
being reckoned up  in the same category.    There will be, however, another
reason for better and more honorable
government.   The exigencies of commerce and warfare combined will bring
to our Province a vast number of people from all parts of the world ; money
will be plentiful, improvements will go
on with amazing rapidity and the country will be soon far beyond the manipulation of such men as Smithe, Robson
& Co.    Again, a very superior class of
people  will reside here  permanently,
and they will _ certainly object to the
very gross corruption that has prevailed
in  British Columbia for the last four
years.      Land of a good quality for
agriculture, pasture or mineral purposes,
will become scarce, ahd the manner in
which certain lands were acquired, will
become the subject of earnest enquiry.
About that time Smithe, Robson & Co.
may be difficult to find, and the blessings ofthose who puttheir trust in them,
will follow them to their retreats.    The
laws added to our statute book during
the last four years must be repealed and
new laws framed that will be workable
and calculated for public benefit; not
such as to enable land grabbers to enrich themselves with  plunder from the
public domain.    We look for the restitution,  or at least payment in full by
the Canadian Pacific Railway Company,
ot the six thousand acres of land at
English  Bay and Coal Harbor, now
illegally held by that Company.    It is
perfectly well-known that the local Gov-
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TELEGRAPHIC.
{Special tothe Mainland Guardian.)
New York, Oct. 22nd, 1886.
The Emperor William of Germany it
dying, and the French are exulting and pointing to ihe opportunity of revenge.
Germany ia greatly irritated with France
ami however reluctant Biamarck may be.it it
more tban likely he will be forced into war
»ith France.
France ia alto crcttlng a question with
ICngland about Egypt, and the friction between the two countriet it increasing. Sharp
notes are being pasted between the two
Governments. m
The military party in Russia, ia now com
pletely ill the ascendant, and everything
riointn to an immediate collision somewhere.
Immense war preparations are going on In
the Black tea.
Turkey, France and Russia have again
tent a joint note to England demanding the
immediate evaouation -of Egypt, and tha
univeiaal opinion it in favor of immediate
war.
The AH'glians have suddenly ahown
hostility to England and now refuse to
supply the British troops In the vloinity
with provisiont. The Ruuian railroad it
rapidly approaching Herat.
The Czar killed Count Reuther with a
sabre ; he thought the Count was approaching him with the object of aaatattinating
him (the Cur.)
To judge from appearances England ia
isolated in respect to a probable great war.
The Iriah landlord* and tenant* ar*
coming to an  iiiiilerttanding.
New Yohk, Oct. 25, 1881.
Great activity prevail* at Portsmouth and
Plymouth, reminding one ttrongly of tbe appearance of thete places during tho Crimean
war.
The Jingo fooling ia in fall blow In England and nothing in heard at the music balla
but martial and patriotic eongt.
The Queen hat decided to visit Ireland
shortly, aud she will be accompanied by a
brilliant suite.
Justin McCarthy has been duly awarded
the teat for Londonderry the proceedings
having terminated advertely for Mr. Lewis.
Sonic mysterious movement* of Russian
cruisers have been recently observed and it
it reported that tome of Miem will rendezvous
at Varna.
The t'uision botween France and Germany
increases and the feeling on both aide* point*
to war.
The French are now tiding with Buaaia on
every question and there ia no longer any
attempt to conceal their close alliance.
French agents are trying to incite the
Egyptians againtt the English, and torioua
trouble ia likely to ensue.
There now it perceptible a great ooolnett
between Germany and Russit, particularly
since Germany declared that England must
not he disturbed in Egypt.
Wtr preparations in France an constantly going forward and tha French people are
highly exoitod,
Tb* Affghant ar* now divided into two
hostile  camps ; thoae who   are devoted
England aud thoae wbo tide with Itusiii.
The Caffrea bave made a raid into
Trantvaal owing no doubt to the murde
Dabalamanzu.
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f-«l-»rt E. {.prnul* th* convictttl miirdr
of Thorn** Hammlll in Kootenay, in 3
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a.m., today. Prisoner who had every .
of a commutation of hi* teuton-- a
Wednesday lut, was completely prnstn
on being informed that the sentence wi
be carried out, bnt resumed his normal
ditional the following day which wu i|
in writing and interviews with frieadi.
met hia end bravely walking unaided to
scaffold, here be tpoke for several miu
protesting hi* Innocence to the lut. !>
wat instantaneous, bit neck being brokt
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«« .(jomotity   o(   ni«rcl_ui<liM    was
Jo buaid the PriBoeu Louia* un th«
fhieowiu arrived by tht princess
Loo tot 20 ih inst., aud left by train
S*
mttej wooden pile* wm hron ji.t to the
i »h*irl <"• Iwndaj   laat, to   be  unwd
L^pymt. fiction oi it.
Lt iiii|''<''*""""'' '' •''•"et nude at
mW,  "'■r   I'!'> ■   having  bten
Enjj Mm pa-t mini ii-r.
■ want to puroh-t-je or leaae an excel*
0nan\te for btuinui purpo**ap-
"Xk.   Howse,   r»al i-.ute broker,
j want io leawi or psjtrch— live acre.
.n\ae*t atni MOttli-Uiv adapt*! for
jStti apply to A. li. Hoote, rail
fcifoker, Tort Moody.
■fji Baker,  M.   1'.   P.,   tba   member
wliootenay district, nrrivvl ptr <'. P.
rj^e 27th mat., an-l proo«ede I by the
pUiui. to Victoria.
t23il. inst., nine uir  I.iad«
fte&by the C. P. U ,   which  will   b*
Job bojtrdof the steam.-r   Mexico for
jimUcQ. together with mo  oar loadi
[fetl arrived previously,
■wck wa observed a lady, apparently
'health, walking up and down
ff R, wharf in the rain, in prefer*
Ltfcf shelter of the BUck  Hole at)  the
■ deiignated a*i th<* "Ladies'   Waiting
„ainformed t*iat Mr. J. C*.*l.ing. nn
nideuwr of Purt Moody, wilt wave
jukou a visit to hia friend* in Mass*
It He will, in all probability remain
k^m until next autumn. Wu wish
laleiiBut time.
■Tuesday laat Messrs. Moresby and
y0g left Port Mo -dy per C. P. it. for
Im, iu charge of tho prisoner Mallot,
■ ixecation will take place in thnt town
LcUy next.    The  mm   ii apparently
J to hin  fate.    Hi i-t vary taciturn,
olyiog to questions nt  an ordinary
_   Mr.   Arm*tronja;   ieturu-)d to  his
■it Purt Moody on Tbandmy.
lltaamer Mexico, from Naniim , ar*
Kit the C. P- R, whut' on Thortday,
l instant.    She br.night forty tons of
ids, und leather (io b md) for Chi
•JiBtim, which will bt;conveyed by
IP.R.   Of tho ooil oil whiuh came
nil line, shu  shippc'I eight oar loads
fprsDoisco.  She left for that destin-v
|iher usual rou'o, -it rt:3')p. tn.
■•baft levelled bv ths Coin tdaian of the
pUut, agiinat Mr. Donald Ubtsb 'lut,
-Mi short of th>; mark inteudod, in aa
■uit lias awakened tlu uymoithy of a
pnjurity of voters thr iu_-iio.it tho di*-
thii favor.    Tho villauoui attempt to
Jtthe character of a just ami honorable
■it cowardly ua ItiaoOntemptible*. and
Jti*U bo hoped, ree »l on the ataud'-r*
phorof the article in question.    Port
■ will gladly welc >mu Mr. Ohllbolm,
nre him ita warmest support.
jliwHstorn terminus of the Canadian
Je Rail way ia still on wheals ami will,
■probability remain an until the •yndi-
■b «e the err>»r« of their waya, we
nt mifgeation (it will bd in keeping
fitter tiling*.) that to afford   none   pro,*
■ to ladies wlio   are  forced to  travel
■ the win tor in >ntbs, that a **pare Pul*
r be wheeled up to the station and
lu k Udlaa1 waiting room during
W.ment seuaon, or ii a Pi.lm_.ii can-
lipared a box   cur  might   b.   fitted
Buffer the pbrpo-e. Either « ill' be a
To ladies tr&vidliug.
■wkd —Ou the 22nd in 4. a man
liowe mot with u watvry grave, lit-
^day came over   from New WeditniH
dhad ohtuiued employinrnt on the
Tbe mon had ju4i.fi ifihttd work and
Din going for Ins c >at fell through a
hhere two planks ha i been removed.
f moments, he oame to tho ailrface
lit back only showing ab *v-° waWr,
■ly Stunned by the f dl. _E**ery effort
"Me to resuaoitute him wi.hoitt avail*,
mm,
ARBtVAt OF THE CABBIE  DEL.\P,
FIFTH TEA >HIP
The bark Oortit \JuUp, commanded by W
T. Lewis,  ani\ed   at the OL P. K. wharf
Port Moody, at daybreak on the 25th inat!
This bt-autiful dipper m aa built at Annapdia.
Nora Scotia, in tmlk\ and  is A 1 at Uuyda
8heleft   V.-kobanaa  on  tbe   J7tb  ultimo^
made Cape  Flattery oo the 23rd  iiut.,   (36
daya) and the   voyage from port  to port In
40   dave,   u-'twithaUndiug the    boiateroua
weather she ex(-*_neuced  dbring the entire
parage.    Her cargo cuuaiated of  about 22.-
500 p-.:kag.*a of Lea, onoaigned to tbe eaatern
Stalea, which will  be carried (iu bond) over
the line of the Canadian   Pacific Railway
Tbia  vea-el   ia another apecimcu of emart-
-1   QttUr   -ind   cleauUneas   highly
redit-ble to the captain and officttrs.    Her
\h\nt are   ■paatan and   handsomely  furnished,   diiplaying    everywhere    ex<*«lleat
i   a view   to   comfort.    Captain
L* wia ia aci omijaiiied by hia wife, whout we
txtmsm will ha'u   a  pUtamit soj -urn iu Port
M ody  whilst   tbe ship   is   discharging her
carg.*.    Alt.-r   the   ahip   had   put  to sea a
stowaway    wu    diacorered    on
I't.ul.    Thi4   poor fellow  suffered  terrlblv
knaas,   whicli brought on debility
tnd eaaaad bin death ou the 23rd lust., iu
-igut of Cape Flattery.    On a  future occa-
■ton   *?  <-lull  givti  further details  of this
ttaale
tATK KETT3  ITEM^.
Cambodia is atill overran  with   tnaargeot
WILL THE CZAR FCKK OR FIGHT!
tou-VHE Scow —'"Sprntts Aik"   has
Junvert-jd   into a steam acow   un.l will
pebe used to transport heavy frei j it
Bemployeil in tho anal   trade.    The
i a carrying capacity of 0)0 t.ms and
Ipelleil   hy   two  engines of   20 hor*>e
linoininalj which give an average speed
lT«g«|   of 0   mileH   per   hour.    The
cabins «kc ,   are   placed   iii  the
! the veasel   by which   ar-angoment
Hfthi deck   roon   and   hold ,is left
'cargo.    She i-* fitted  with a power-
jrickaud steam winch, and is in every
Birahly adapted f.»c freighting heavy
L  Hor   dimensions   are   aa f-liar's
Uotth 145  feot, beam   34 feet, depth
Bfeet.    The scow ia   now   lying at
R. wharf and  in receiving on hoard
lnoe of the   materiiU   used on (he
ikcontract which' Mr. Thus. Spratt
awed.      Captain   Painphlett is in
COUNTV COURT.
(Before the Hon. Mr. Juatice McOreight.)
\Vt:osESD*v, Oct. 27.
Uooper vs. McKeever—The plaintiff,
sworn, said—1 am a aaddlur ; I sold defend*
tut these goods last June for %M ; they were
a aet cf harneas ; bnt the snaps and breast
Itrspa were f 1.75 extra.
Crow exummed by Mr. Bole—McKeever
.lid not take tbe collars but he waa ta pay
ior them anyhow; I never agreed to aell
them at $11 ; I was only one month io Mc*
Keeper's ehanty at $.'» a month ; 1 told him
1 would only stay aa lung as it suited me; J
went thereon the lat June and left on the
2nd July ; I did not give a formal notice or
any notice more than that 1 would leave
when i goc another bouse ; if McKeever
hiuled my furniture I know nothiug of it;
when I preaeuted the bill McKeever aaid be
only agreed to pay me $41 ; I swear by the
book, not according to memory ; McNeil
knew nothiug of the bargain.
Mr. McKeever, sworn, said—I bought the
harness for $41 without collars; I bave paid
into court the amount I owe ; McNeil wu
present at the bargain ; he is now away
Irom here ; I was employed by Hooper to
haul hia furniture : he had my house for
over a month.
After hearing Mr. Brown and Mr. Hen
dnrton as to value of harness, his Lordship
allowed Hooper $1 without costs.
Hughes vs. Bowman—action for $100
tresnpas-i to laud and for the conversion of
three logs.
The evidence showed that the parties were
rival claimants to Dominion laud, aud this
,.-Mi.M was brought to establish Hughes'
iilo. After somediacusai.mon the jurisdiction of the court, the ease was con lined to
tho log question. It appeared that theae
log •*, valued by plaintiff at $15 and by tbe
.letendant at S3, wore hauled close to defend'
a ut*-j house, as defendant alleged, to block
nis nad aud annoy him. After laying there
some mouths, Bowmau was building a barn
and considering them derelict went to use
them fur sills, when Hughes claimed them,
and B>wman offered to pay for them but
tlugh-.i would not take the money or the
log)., but went to Mr. McGillivray, J. I\, for
i warrant against Bowman for feloniously
appropriating the logs, which that gentleman
wry prop, rly refused to grant; thereupon
the plaintiff went to Mr. Ferris, who issued
pi wari'iuit: for the arrest of Mr. Bowman,
whi was sent for trial at the assizes, where
ihe Grand Jury without hesitation threw
out the indictment. It also appeared on
cross examination of plaintiff that he is entirely witnout any means, and was a farm
hand with Mr. W. Campbell, whoso land
adj litis that in dispute, aud that Campbell
advanced the money to go to law and carry
on litigation, the plaintiff giving his labor
to bay off the money.
Sir. Bowman swore that the whole buai*
nasi was, m hta opinion, instigated by Mr.
Cunflbfdl, and that the logs were pnt cn hia
land purely for annoyance.—Judgment re-
-ferved.
NI,. Richard! for plaintiff; Mr. B.de for
defend mt.
Iii Hell vs. Turner, tho defendant under
t.lij inonil preasure of a judgment summons
gave satisfactory security, for payment of
tho jt.dL.meu.. debt,
Mr. Bd,* for plaintiff.
M. CbesUcoff, Russian Minister of Mahme,
haa arrived io Paria.
Five moonlighton. were arrested at Lis*
towel, County Kerry.
Mr. Joseph Chamberlain and Mr. CoDings
kare arrived at Constantinople.
St. Petersburg papers are beginning to prepare public opinion for a Turkish occupation
of Bulgaria.
Cardinal Jacobini has aent proposals to
Berlin as a besia for tb#- resumption of
clerical negotiations
Tlie Government of Morocco baa approved
of the arrest of the American, Ion Perdicarir,
by the United States Consul.
The Austrian Government haa appointed a
committee of ataff officera to decide the
merits of different repeating rifles.
An order has beeu isaued by the Austrian
Minister of Juatice to seise all papers and
reviews containing articlea tending to excite disorder among tbe nationalities of the
Empire.
A large force of Insurgents attacked
Nyugyau, ia Burnish, but were repulsed by
tbe garrison. During the conflict a small
force of tba British column was driven back
into town.
Archbishop Walsh was examined with reference to granting a license in a court at
Dublin. He declined to be sworn on tbe
English Testament, as be aaid he did not believe in it. He wu allowed to give his evidence unsworn.
At the funeral of Oen. Ulrich a provincial
journalist ahouted "Down with Boulanger."
The crowd reseated tbe expression and tried
to maltreat the journalist, who waa arrested.
He accuses Oen. Boulanger of wanting in
respect to Gen. Ulrich.
Severe and prolonged shocks of earthquake
occurred in Sermagur Cashmere. There were
brilliant showers during the night, lasting
till sunrise. The shocks created a panic
among the people. The extent of tbe damage
tu property is not known.
Reliable private advices from Baden affirm
that the bulletins reporting the Emperor's
condition as being in good health, are
positively untrue. He is subject to daily
attacks of syncope and prolonged drowsiness.
It is feared he will not live longer than a
few months.
Mr. John Bright, who was invited to attend the presentation to Mr. Schnadhorst,
at Birmingham, writes that he greatly approves of tlie services of Mr. •Schnadbors'-
and the manner of making them, but aaked
to be excused from attending the ceremony,
because aa he would be expected to speak
he does not wish to put thu blame upon his
former friends, and therefore thinks it best
to remain silent until the former harmony of
the Liberal party haa been restored.
Gen. Lord Wolseley, Adjutant-General,
has issued a circular to the officers of the
English army intimating that the Duke of
Cambridge, CDinmandei -in Chief, is dissatisfied over the small progress made in
their military training during the recent inspections. The circular states tho Dake
observed that many officers of all ranks
evinced much want of knowledge of the
duties vitally important to military efficiency
and he strongly insists that the officers shall
devote m>re time and attention to the instruction of their troops.
The London Standard says : Mr. Gladstone's laat contribution on the Irish question
Is not calculated to strengthen his position
Nobody denies that tbe Irish Parliament of
1800 was bribed. That is no reason for
abandoning Ireland now to tha tyranny of
the League and American conapiratora."
Referring to the coming etruggle nn the rent
question between the League and Lord
Clanricarde the Stanaard says: "There
would be little occasion for regret if the
League resolved to precipitate the conflict
that would be certain to end in its own
defeat."
over
•be
We shall know before thia month i
whether Ue Bulgarian entangietuent
peacefully unravelled, or whether it
only be cat by the sword. If the oonstita-
tiooal assembly or neater Sofaeanje, shall
meet at the time fixed and proceed to ubooae
a ruler of anti-Russian prepossessions, tha
Csar will have to decide quickly whether to
confront the wrath and contempt of his own
subjects, or to face the risks of war.
It is, to bs sure, conceivable tbat the Bulgarian Regent* may so far yield to pressure
from St. Petersburg as to postpone the convening of the Sobranje, bat they cannot
without violating the constitution, put off
the meeting more than thirty days after tbe
election. It is also true that the assembly
after coming together might defer decisive
action, bat only for a short time, since here,
too, intrigue would be trammeled by const!
tutional restrictions. Delay, however, could
but   weaken tbe position of  the patriotic
Karty, whoee adherents in the greater So-
raoje outnumber the partisans of Russia by
more than ten to one. A timid and dilatory
course, which wonld give the Cur's envoy,
Gen. Kanlbars, time tor bribery and intimidation, could only be imposed upon the Regency by the urgent admonitions of Austria
aud Kngland. As tbere la reason to believe
that advice of a quite contrary tenor bas
■ ►eon given by those powers, we may take
for granted that the RMssian attempt to
browbeat Stambouloff and his fellow Regents will prove a failure. Tbe Sobranje
wilt meet at the proper time, aud with due
bLGIN   HC
Port Moodv, B. C.
This Hotel is the best and most couvenieutly locqtet,
ler« to and from tbe C. P. B. tenninu*., by either stage, steai.
railway, being the General Passenger  Depot, und Meadquar,
Business men visiting the new City.
The Telephone Office is located in the House, giving guests th-.
advantage of speaking with friends at either New Westminster, Hastings, or Vancouver.
The Table is equal to tlie best on the Mainland.
Tho Parlors and Bed-rooms are neatly furnished and well venti
lated.
The Bar-room is large, and supplied with Card, Pool and Billiard
Tables, aod the leading Local, Canadian and American Newspapers
for the entertainment and instruction of Guests.
The Bar is constantly supplied with Brands of the Best Wines
Liquors and Cigars.
AN ACROSTIC.
their ennafcant -..tli.-ta.tlo
pon what concern, thom not,
isg discord as tliey prattle—
•», • despicable Int.
ring fruits uf miichinf-ninkiiig,
In from house tn hniian tln-y run,
Ible-faced. th.ru's no inittukiii'*,
lt--imp.ooh ami action* ~u_«;
ty senae of truth forsaking,
"' ' tlandereis, ix-gone!
|<Vial
PUBLIC MEETING.
jPWio meeting  was hell   in   Clark's
V*t Moody, on Tiif»day,   the   2Ctli
itiko into conaidiiratioi- the ejrnndi-
|lscornoiating the tnwn.    Jnhn Tay-
■ t, P., was called tn the chair, and
lemy   acted   as   secretary.     The
'briefly explained the obj.at of tire
"•mil then called upon the secretary
I t petition  to   H.   E.   tim   Gov-
Wich had    been    prepared,    which
"t* little spurring  between  Mr.
* nnd lh« chairman in reference to
|s*r of oonveiiini; the meeting.    The
*| satisfactorily explained,  and the
"'Pteil met  the entire nppmval of
Colonel  Hamilton  in a   neat
nly   advocated    incorporation.
Jlionr was oppoted to it.   believing
■tttep waa quire uncall-d for, anrl
trefore nue what influence  he  had
1 lhe sohemc.    Mr.  J- hn  Murray,
Nrongly in favor of, and lucidly ex-
| the  advantages we sliould derive
'•'"Innel Hamilton then moved thai
play" and  "Clarke"  prnpertie*  be
j"**!.    Mr.   Noi man   Fraser moved
pnwtu that the Cooper property   he
Captain Clarke opposed both tho
positinn and   amendment, and
fotttcd that hi- propi rty bs with,
the   petition.      Mr.   Venters
F1 was put to the vote anil carried
*!v, Messrs. Liuidlioiu and Clarke
m tlie hill.    M'-str*. J. T
aiett ann* Oowderoy were aj pointed
•PPttee lo carry out the nbji >
TOBACCO STARTED IN ENGLAND.
The attempt to grow tobacco in this
irountry which hat been mado by Meetrs.
C.irter, the great seed merchants, on* farm
at Plni-tow, in Kent, has so far proved a
in irked success. The crop, which covert an
iv re of ground, is now being harvested, and
it a splendid growth. The leaves are well
grown, ■.!■ nl,-nl. and largo in tiie, torn*
measuring as much aa 27 inchet In length by
13 inches in breadth, while the mid-rib it
I delicate, and not cnarae in condition. In
! mil. one nf the diffieultiot of tnbacco grow-
[nghal been overcome, for if this portion of
the leaf glow* largo the leaf is unfitted, by
want of flexibility, for ita mott important
us,., tint of rolling up for cigars.
The plant* were tet nut on the 16th of
June, tho seeds having been obtained from
America. The varitiea of plants which ha
linen oultivated are eoventeon of the beat
snrts, including Havana and Virginia, but
ihoee which appear to have nourished mott
luxuriantly aro the Connecticut seed leaf,
tho yellow Prvor, the big Frederick, and
the Olatner. l'ho tobacco thrive*, it it laid,
in valloya, and the tite of the pretent tob*oco
garden is in a shallow depretsion, sufficiently
siielteredfroin wind* for the height of th*
plants. The whole of the prodnoe hat been
bought hy Mr. Cop* of Liverpool, and in
his hands the true commercial valoeotth*
l_-glith-g.ii.rn tobacco will b* -peedily at
cenained.— I^ondon Standard.
ad, nf  VVnlf nbutici, im active
the late King   ot Hanover, lina
It it   tuppoitd   tb* obargs
high tr*Men.
A illOO-CHiV    MII.AC1.K.
In a recent letter from R. W. Dowson,
of Deloraine, Ont., lie ttate* that ho hat recovered from the worst form of dytpepsia,
aftor suffering fur fifteen year*;'and when a
council of doctors pronounced him incurable
he tried Burtlock Blood Bittert, six bottle*
of whioh restored his health.
Holloway's PUls.— Wrong* m*de Right —
EvtirrC day that any bodily auffering it per
initted to continue renden it more certain to
become ohrnnic or dangerous, rioloway'*
purifying, cooling and strengthening Pills
are well adapted for any irregularity of the,
human bodv, and should be taken when the
st aoh is disordered, the liver deranged,the
kidnoya inactive, the bowels torpid, or the
brain muddled. With this medicine every
invalid can cure himself, and those who are
weak and infirm through imperfect digeition
mav make themtelves strong and ttout by
Hn'lloway'a excellent Pills. A few doset of
then iHiirtlly mitigate tbe moat painful tym-
iitiuns caused hy undigested food, from which
they thuronghlv free the alimentary canal
tul completely" resto s its natural power and
action.  _^_
ACOHPI.KTK BBKAKDOWN.
"For ten years," saya Jennie M. Harrett,
of Walla-eburg, Out., " I did not Me a well
fey —was all broken down with dyspeptia
liver complain', catarrh and debility. Three
doctors abandoned hope for me, when Burdock Blood Bitters came to my re»cu«. It
i, the best medicine I have ever taken. I
„y thit forth, t-_u.fi* of all   .affMing a. I
dii.
The Public may rely on receiving every Courtesy and Attention
expedition will elect * nvanign anoontrol- from the undersigned at most REASONABLE BATES.
KINO THEEBAW'S JEWELS.
"BEDAD,   HIS THROAT,   IN  HAT,   HIS   OOAT,
ALL BLAZED WITH   PRECIOUS   MINERALS."
A late and involuntary exhibitor at South
Kensington ia tbe depoaed King of Burmah,
a portion uf whose tretturci, looted from the
palace of Mandalay, hat been arranged in
nine cases, close to the Ceylon Court. Three
large wall catet contain object! of clothing,
and the meinoriel of Priuce Eaterhazy't re-
tplendent uniform!, with pearl embioidery
in lieu of tilvcr lace aud diamond tassels ou
the gleaming Iienian boote, are completely
eclipsed by a coat in which eineraldi, diamonds, aod other precious stones are woven
with beaten gold, so that the weight would
alone forbid, were ceremonial considerations
of superstitious ttate wanting, that the
glittering garment thould be worn oftener
than once a year. Lady Dufferin it laid to
have tasumed it once, and with difficulty to
have etood upright in it, as her ladythip
might have done for a few teconda in a tuit
of armor. Golden hatt of varying ahape,
tome, like helmets or Phrygian bonnets,
othert of pagoda form, ara in thit and the
adjoining casta. The King's state umbrella,
furled, ia io th* centre wall oa*«. There is
talk of mounting It aloft in the centre of the
gallery, ipread open to allow iti jewelled
magnificence. One of the State hatt,
covered with precious atone*, all tet in
elaborate device* of gold, it iiirmountad by
* tapering finial, tha baHe of which is formed*
ol convergent diamondt, large, long, but of
little value. A lapidary or dealer in genu
would discriminate widely between tho
different value of the jewels "late th*
property," a* an auctioneer might *ay, "of a
monarch retired front butinett.' Some of the
atone* are of great   value,  and others.com
fiarativsly speaking, are rubbish, Palm-leaf
ana, carried in proe*t*ioo, ara formed of
thin gold.
'Bowls, enps, vise*, flasks, vetsels of all
thapet but those to which tbe Wtetern
world ii aocu-tomeil, occupy tir cue*. They
are all more or leu jewelled, »ome of the
stones being nncut. Oreat signifioanee,
probably of a religious kind, seemt to be
attached to a circular group of nine stonet,
the largelt being in the centre. On the circular lid of a splendidly jewelled betel box,
specially devoted to tho King's own use, is »
remarkably costly specimen of the mystic
group of nine stone*. The middle gem ia a
ruby of 39_ carat*, with only tne fault. It*
value consequently ia very great. Round it
are evenly set a moonstone, a pearl, a diamond, a cat's eye, a coral, a crystal, tn
emerald, and a sapphire. All these «tone«
are valuable, the diamonds being of Amitcr-
dam catting and the first water. It it
turned optide down, after tbe invariable
practice of the Burmete jeweller*. Ingenuity
of goldtmith'i work it pre-eminently thown
iu the adaptation of a lobtter or timilar
crustacean to ths purpose of a flagon. The
labor of beating out this form mutt h»ve been
enormous. King Theebtw't horotcope,
written on ptlm leaves, and enveloped in
tilk, hangt in a golden network in one of
the catet. The reliquariet are aaid to hold
the teeth of Brahma, who mutt indeed have
had a miraculously fine tet, coneidering the
vatt number of luoh relict to be lound in
the temple, of India and all Brahmin coun-
trie*.— London Daily News.
THK FOUI- CARDINAL. POINTS.
The four Cardinal point! of health ar*
the t-omaoh, the liver, the bowel* and
and tho blood. Any irregularity of their
action bring* diteaae and derangement to the
whole syttem. Regulate their condition
with Burdock Blood Bittert to secure perfect
health.
labia by Ruttit, bnt acceptable to Turkey,
Austria, Italy and Kngland. The trial tlto
of the pertoni implicated in the adoption of
the lata ruler will bo pushed forward with
suitable deaptteh.
Now, if we may trott tuch telegrams aa
have beeu uncontradicted, Kaulbars ha* repeatedly warntd the Sofia Government thtt
Kutti* deniet the legality of tho greater Sobranje recently elected, and will not suffer
it to exercise the function of choosing tn executive. He at* alto protested agaiott wbat
he tonus th* persecution of Bulgarian!
friendly to Ruttit, by which ht meant tbe
trial and puniihment of men guilty of high
treason against the kidnapptd Princ*. if
either of these protest* U unheeded he haa
threatened tbe Regent* with tu immtdUt*
occupation of Bul.aria How can th* threat
be carried oot t To retcb Bulgaria, a Rut-
nan regiment moat traverte Roumaaiao territory, but permission to do thit It certain
to be refuted at long a* th* Government of
Buchtreat and Vienna maintain their present friendly relation*. The firtt obttrnotion,
therefore to tbe Czar's project of invasion
would be offered by Roumania, which rescued hit father from disgraceful repule* before Plevna. Bot the aoldier* of King
Chtrlet would not be left even for a day to
bear unaided the thookof Muscovite attault.
Auatria already baa 150,000 men echelonntd
along the frontier of Gtlicit, and tb* hss a
large force ready io Southern Hungary and
the Slavonic military confines which—tuch
•re her pretent fscilitiet for railway communication with the Balkan region—could
gtrriton all the Danubian fortresses and occupy the atrong**t strategic position, before
the Ruuian vanguard could force a pattage
across the Dobrodja. Nor ii it likely that
meanwhile the Porte wonld remain inactive
and it ahonld be remembered that the large
Turkish force collected io Mtoedonit, when
t war with Greece seom*d imminent, It ttill
there.
The rathnut of the pretent Czar hta left
bim in a poaition whence ht can neither advance nor recede with credit aod with aaf-
cty. Tbere are thote, nevertheleu, who
pronounce war improbable, in the face of
the arrogant ultimata presented by Kanlbars to the Bulgarian Regency, and of th*
firm declaration made by Herr Tisza in the
Hungarian Diet that Auatria will not permit
a Ruaaian occupation of Bulgaria. There
will be no war, uy th* optimistic olitervert,
because the Berlin bankers are loaded with
Ruuian bonds, which would rapidly depreciate on the outbreak of hostilities. But it
is no new thing for German financier! to
dabble extenaively iu Ruaaian aecuritiei.
They held a good many of ths Czar't promises to pay in 1854, but that did not prevent the Crimean war. They ware ttill
more deeply interested fn that species of investments in 1877, but the circumstance did
not avert ths laat desperate conteat between
Russia and Turkey, in which Roumania it
admitted to have turned the scale. The
mouey kinga are not yet to all-powerful in
Europe aa they imagine, and the Ruuian
autocrat will hardly, for the aak* of calming
the misgiving! of the Berlin or the Frankfort Stock Exchange, tubmit to a personal
and national humiliation which, by exciting
the resentment and derition of hit people,
would leave him at the mercy of auauim.
—New York Sun.
C3-.  McCOSKEBT,
Proprietors.
The Delmonico Hotel
COR.
(FilKUKHLT CAI.LEU THK TlIK  WlNMI'la.   HOCSI)
CLARK   AND  KYLE   STREETS,   PORT   MOODY.
THIS HOUSE, JUST COMPLETED, IS THREE STORIES IN
height, is hard finished throughout; has a Bar well stocked at all
times with a good selection of the choicest
WINZES, LIQ,TTO_R.S & CXO-A.-R3
The Gentlemen's Sitting Room is a model of neatness and comfort,
where will be found, for the use of 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 bo
supplied with the
The  Best in the Market
The House has the capacity for the acommodation of 60 guests,
having over   20 rooms furnished with
First-class Spring Beds and Bedding
and Fire Escape from each room,
and lias a commanding view of the beautiful harbor. The House will
be conducted on first-class principles at Moderate Rates.
Patrons may rely on receiving every possible attention from the
proprietor and his attendants.
T. LEVI,
PM!_u_Ma
CALEDONIA    HOTEL,
PORT   MOODY.
R.   B.   KELLY,
Proprietor*
Re-Opening  !
J. S. MANSON,
Merchant Tailor !
HAS OPENED A .11101- OH
McKENZIE  STREET.
/       New Westmintter,
Firtt Door to the   Right   from  Columbia
Street, and will have alwaya oo
hand a full assortment of
Foreign and Domestic Ms,
AND AT REASONABLE PRICKS.
Jil.   F_B-E?._-r_E30T   FIT
Gaaranteed in Every Caae.
33. O.
MERCANTILE AGINCY
B.PBKSENT:
Messrs. Rosenthal, ?eder * Co.*s
'WHITE  LABOR
Fine Boots & Shoes,
B08TO>   AND SAN  IT1ANC1SCO.
THE PROPRIETOR OF THE ABOVE HOTEL takes pleasure
in announcing that the House is now completed with every convenience for the traveling public.   THE TABLES are well supplied
with every article in season, and THE BAR is provided with a well-
elected Stock of
LIQUORS  &  CIGABS.
THE BEDS are well aired, and the Stabling is extensive and
the best of Feed always ready for Horses.
It may be well to remind visitors that this Hotel is within a few
minutes walk of the Railway Wharf and Station, and just at the terminus of the   new road. .
Guests may depend on receiving every attention and a hearty
welcome from the undersigned, whose long experience is a guarantee
of everything being comfortable and satisfactory.
J. T. SCOTT, Manager.
:f__v:r,_m: for s_cYI_,:e.
CRESENT ISLAND !
Containing 120 seres ; 30 acres in - high
atate of cultivation. Good houte and bam
thereon. For further information apply on
tho premitet to
J. J. BOYD.
TSJ-EW
BOOT ft SHOE STORE,
Clarke St., Port Moody.
•J. T-A.TTS
Beg! to announce tbat he haa opaned tha
above ttore witb a well .elected stock of
good* at reduced prices, whieh are warranted
to give aatiafaction. He respectfully invites
an inspection of the aame.
AGNTS WANTED.
Ueorg. I
ftnit/M
For artiatic monumental work ai
* Rudgt,  "Victoria   Marbl*   V
to
CLEMENT k CO., OF 48 WELLINGTON
Street Ea*t, Toronto, or 81 St. Fran-
coit-Xavier, Street, Montreal, want a General Agent. They are the exclusive owners
of the Schofield Patent Cake Griddle, the
Celebrated Emery Knife Sharpener (known
mb the '■ Carver's Friend"), the Emery
Scythe 8harpener, the Jay-Eye-See Wire
Curry Comb, and other Specialties. If you
want to make money, write to them at once
for ao outfit, and to secure what territory
THE WOONSOCKET k GOODYEAR CO. '8  you can handle.
RUBBER GOODS. j	
THE CAPE ANN OIL CLOTHING CO.
THE CAUFORNIA CRACKER CO.
" MOUNT HELENA " VINEYARD.
LOS ANGELOS AND RIVERSIDE.
FRUIT GROWERS' ASSOCIATION.
ORANGES and LEMONS.
ETC., ETC., ETC.
JOHN A. BRADLEY,
-AMTUi   BOOMS :
CITY AUCTION MART,' Government St,
Victoria;
4*9
New W***lmiMt»r
fio:n"-3-:e.:R/
Boot and Shoe Store
QUEEN  STREET,
POUT  MOODY.  B   O.
•■**HE UNDERSIGNED, successor to the
I lat* W. C. White, ia now thoroughly
established at the. Terminus, and, having devoted hi* life to hi* trade, i* prepared to
aupply the publio with the best work in hit
Un* to be bad in th* provinoe.
LOUIS TROMMER
RARE0HANCK-
SPLENDID' FIRM FOR SiLE.
A Farm containing lfiO seres, of splendid
land with farm bouse, tarns thedn, Ac.,
thereon—conveniently situ-tf-ed near school
and post office—will bfl auid a bargain if immediately purchased.
For further particulars apply to
S. W   LKHMAN,
Port Mrody,
Or Gazette Offick.
NOTICE OF ASSIfillT.
Notice is hereby given that NORMAN
FRASER, Contrartr-r, Port Moody, has la-
signed all his goods, chattels and effects to
me, for the benefit of bil creditors. All demand., against him are to be mad*? to, and
all debts due to him tolje paid to the undersigned forthwith.
JOHN TAYLOR.
Port Moody, Oct. (29th, 1886.
NOTICE.
A wild steer was shot at Tort Moody on
Saturday, October 2nd. Any person claiming the same is requestod to communicate
with
WILLIAM ELS0N, Clothier.
1'ort.Mooily, Oct. 4th, 1886,	
LICENSE TO OUT TIMBER.
To the Minister ofthe Interior, Ot-
towa.
I beg leave to apply for a license to cut
Timber or. tho weRt half of flection 36, Town
ship 40, and the west halves of sections t
and 11, Township 41, New VVettminster
District.
THOMAS CAHILL.
July 12, 1886. 	
LICENSE TO CUT TIMBER,
To Hon. Thus. White, Minuter of this
Interior, Ottawa.
I hereby apply for a license to cut timber
on a certain tract of land situated on the
shores of Lake Harrison, and containing
about (800) eight hundred acres, according
to a map or plan deposited with the Dominion Timber Inspecter of this Prorinw.
JOHN B. BEOWH.
Harriton Hot Springs, Oat. 1, IMS. , (Bijrth.
OCTOBKK 30,  lfMW.
md»cell___<:e>>i;s
Lord Salisbury huge*, to Balmoral.
Order* hav* Wa live* to arrsat Col. Til-
off, comimudant at Kattchuk.
Tbe Swedish liov*r*im«nt proposes to ia
truduce a bill tgsintt Socialist*.
Within tbe laat few dayt *lere,, Ittluui
ltegiiuenU bt>* b**n artne-l with n [testing
rifl**.
The fortune oi Don Tonus Ten y, .Cuban.
wbo raoently di*d in Paris, i* estimated at
tetStmStt
S*di Carnot, Minister of Pinau-e, ha* tnu
dered hi* i-tujratti-'n.    He "ill probably i»-
• oceeedad by M. Uouviei.
Th* tenuis ol Keating'* Clouakilty osUt-t
hav* bought tlitir holding tat 18 y.,r»' pui •
• •hate tm-er the Athburae Act.
lined Duke Nicholas, tbe heir to the Km
sua throne, is aSicteri with a puliunnsry
di*e*M>.    He it eighU-en year* old
Pig iron i» u»i,ted at Cleveland at 31*. Od.
per ton, an advance of 2*. 2d. tince the ri«e
hecan. Pinished iron ba* ri*«ti 2n. est. per
to*
Th* Vatican ha* again aalutd Prance for
aid aad counsel iu Ut* work ol potting a
•top to the massacres at Catholica in Ton-
•loin    ^_,
The Nasser Vromew aay* Use time U.aow
.usp-r-eu* for Prano* to rait* tbe Egyptian
question, end deelarea that l-iixla will not
prevent her.
Ttr* **m-eat* of Trinity CoHege |rre*eiited
the Vioetuy with mi addritl of wslooma, aod
exprsMag 1°Y orrr "•• defeat t,f th* Horn*
Rule BST-,.
TheCommistiou lo enquire into the working of the Irish Land Aot will huin ita
work on October 22nd tnd continue it during Novtmbar.
Louis Michel write* to a Socialist paper
that ahe will refuse to accept a pardon and
wilt insist upon going to prison uuUsa ah* ia
granted full amnesty
The North German Gavttr hot ee article
indicating that Russia should not plaos too
much reliance on Germany's williugnesa tu
oppose England in Bulgaria.
The Macedonian rioter* who murdered tbe
<•overnnie.it representatives, Zagra and
iiraneicroff, and Prefect Dainitrof at Dad-
nitxa, have beea arretted. The trims|is attributed to Russian bribery.
Abbe fckrohrst, of Vioafilla, i* being pro
scouted in the Met. court for having had
patiiotic French hymn* rang in hi* church.
The German prosecutor aak* that the Abb*
be imprisoned foi all month*.
At a meetiug of the South ol Ireland land
lord* at Cork -resolution waa adopted declaring that while they wonld deal with
every rent cat* nn it* merit*, they would not
submit to mob law or the dict*tei of secret
iromniltteet.
Eighty Polish hutd owner* held a meetiug
at l'oaenknd resolved tu t:»tah!i»lt a loan and
trust hunt., with a capital of three million
mark*, to a**l*t the Pole* in resitting the
effort* of the Government tn Germ«oi-ie the
Polith Province*.
Tbe Londonderry corporation haa adopted
•u arldresa of loyalty to tbe Lord Ueutenaut
af Ireland, Lord Kilmainr tut* arranged a
-chetno of peeaant proprtetorthip for hit
Mayo eetate of 11,000 acret in accordance
with th* Ashbourne Acts
lu the Chamber of Deputie* M. Loekrny,
Miniiter of Commerce, introduced » bill im
poaing penalties of from throe months to
throe years' inipruonmest, and fine* of from
1,000 to 5.000 franc* for telling foreign product* at products of Prance.
Mr Arthur Sullivan'* new utntttt "Th*
i inldon Legend " was given at the Leeds
Mimical festiv.l and fairly captured the audi-
, nee. At th* cloae tho cborn* aod auditors
called the uompaeer out and pelted him with
flowers and obliged him tn return and receive
ovations many times.
Kuasia ha* presented -uotber note lo the
Bulgarian Government declaring tbe recent
electione Illegal, and demand* the pottpon*-
ment of the meeting of the Sobranje. Tlie
' 'nveninient has refused to yield. It it rumored that tbe rtueaien Consul. Nektingoff,
ie abont tn quit Sofia.
A Belfast detpatol, _ayn the low lying
districts of Ulster are eubtnergod. The gal
on the Irith coaet oootinuee uuabated, compelling all vessels to seek it-eltcr. Limerick
advice* say the Shannon Riverjdraiiwge work*
burst, -Ootfini' the mbjacent rlistlct tnd dr
ttroying vslutblc eropr.
A zealous preacher who loved emokiog, in
* hcatod di-eu_r*e, exclaimed, aiming hia.
litle at some of his hearers: " Brethren,
therei* no sleeping ear on the train to glory."
One of the p*rty whom he aimed to nit ro
spouderl : "No. brother, nor smoking car
either,"—Nashville Advocate.
Au attempt it about to be mad* to raiee
a P. ust itn warabip, tb* John Baptiat, wliici,
wt* mink by the order* of Peter the Great,
in 1710, at Rend, to om-anc capture by the
Swede*. Preliminary eoanding* tend to
strengthen the belief thtt it will be found in
a state of perfect pr*wr< atioo in the sand.
Tb* Belgian Government ha* **k«d th* aid
•f detective agents of Berlin, Leiptic and
other Socislht centre* iu tracing the ramification* of th* member* of that oiganisttion.
Plot* have been discovered in BruHelt and
Antwerp. The Belgian authoritie* accuse
th* Oennan Ansivhltt* of inciting workmen
in Belgium to participate in outhretka.
The Journal ile St, Petersburg, commenting
ou th* Bulgarian Regency's reply to the note
"f the Russian agency, aay* I " The*e arbitrary bolder* of power have launched Bulgaria Into a revolution, and shelter an illegal
regime behind th* oonttiletma. There mutt
be no arguing with the Bulgarian Government, bat in the interest of qnietnee* in the
Kaat and general puci. Bulge riaa dsttin.es
mutt aot be left ti the mercy of thee* R*di
.nl dootrln**.
The employee* of the Revanche tiffin* who
were arrested for carrying in public lampoons
of Bismarck/have bora r*leae*d. Peyia-
mont, director of the paper, will bring an
action againtt th* authoritie* for violation of
the pre** law*. Owing to the hostile attitude
of aome Met* tr*d*em*n during the visit of
Crown Prince Frederick WillUm, German
orSceis resident there hare boycotted their
shop*, acting, it ia .uppoeed. on » hint from
the German Government.
The mountain metoorologieal atatlon* of
Knrope ar* ttirl to somewhat- «toal in tbeir
equipments and appliance* anything to be
found in the Western World. Among these
appliance* is a superior kind of arrangement
nr apparatus, for tbe automatic rogiatrattoc
of Mnubine, tbe remit* ef whieh aro tabulated with reference to tb* period of poseibl*
sunahine for e«eh day, the record being eo
much percent, of thr* total. On tbe mountain
top on which the highest Austrian weather
observatory ia located, h. another interesting
arrangement, namely, a telephone wire ex
tending from the very summit down to th*
villag* below, this wire in the summer being
tutpended on pole*, while In winter, on account of the fierce wind*, it is laid upon the
■now, the latter proving a good iuulator,
aa the apparataa worhe satisfactorily under
theae conditions. The Preach, it appears,
have the higbwt mtteorotogical station in
Karen*, and tbeir two Urgeet obwrrvatori**
are. it ie claimed, tbe beet appointed in the
world. Much ie expected nf the recently
ettobli*b*d Italian on Ben Nevis, Scotland.
Thi* mount*!* ie the highaart in Great
Britain, and It olo** nam th**e*ega«t, a*
well a* in tb* track of the great *oath
0Wa*M*nott
Tb* Russian import credit be BpgUth
Miniiter to Ore* with vainly conniriig at
Chinese intrigue* againat Rnatit
Tb*S*branje ha* been •utnuioued lo meet
oo tha 27th inttaut at Tirnova. Nine tn*
a*ot*d ot_-*ri h*r* resigned thsir powtioo*
is th* army. 8*t**rai others bave been
truiaierred to RoumtlUn regiment!. Gaa.
Kaulbars it cjpectsd to arrive at Sofia.
The Russian cent-let* ha* summoned the
MontMUgrio* aud Macedonian* to UMinble
and put themselves at the disposal of Gen.
Kaulbars.
An uneaay ieeling prevails iu financial
circles over the extent of Herman capital
risked in Ru**i*. Leading banker* hare
placed a full ttatement of tb<. position ol
German inveeton iu| tlie bands of Priooe
Biamarck, aad have received from him private aaetirancct that the ent./it* rordiak between lltrinany aud Huttia remain* undi*-
turlnd, »*d that a per*.** underttnnding
eilata between both courts.
To *uch * degree of |*i tectiuii tud effective*,.** ha* astronomical photography now
reached that among it* achievement* it a
phctagrsph of tlie clutter iu Piraeus, showing down to thr thirteenth magnitude. Io
thit particular caw th* negative was obtained io fifty minnte* with a 8*1 inch ub-
ieot gl-ts of 8.1 inch focal length, the view
being mibeoquontly eularged four time* snd
reproduced by hefio engraving.
A youug woman picking hei way aero**
the railway track* in Indiauapoli* paw a
brukaman wave hla hand to hoi from the top
of a departing freight train. She ainilcd
•woetly, and w»v*d back. Then tbe brake-
own waved more violently, and tho girl
•wiled more iweetly aod (topped and triad
to gat u*t ber handkerchief, to fittingly
carry uu the fiirution. Thu next thing she
knew she wss ysnked off the track by a flag-
aim, just ill time to eecape a l,*oking train,
which the brskeman had aeen and hail tried
In vain to warn ber of.
A elngymaa writoe to th* Boston Adttr-
tuer tliat he reoenlly preached iu one of tbe
oldest ohurcha* in the " old " oity of London.
A* he entered tho porch he wu* met by a
rotund and di'-oified beadle wbo led him to
tbe v**try room, aad, pointing to two decanter*, said : " Will yoo take ah*rry or port,
tir V The parson amilcd at, uut witb, the
Iwaille, wbu then explained that about three
hundred year* ago a good woman of the pariah, dying, left * certain tun for the pur
oV*o "of wine and twectuake* for tb*
clergy," aud line* tbat time wine and cakes
have been regularly supplied at eaob service.
Mr. J-moe AthurtOTi, who tame* wild animal* by kiudnets ami patience, waa recently
aaked : " How ia it that every now aod then
you hear of a Bon tamer being killed !" Th*
answer waa -. " Drink, air, drink. The per
forinor gets a glass too much aome day ■ enters the cage ; full* to *ec tbat the floor it
Wot and tlippory ; hr makes a falto step and
ie down on hi* back before lie kuowa where
be is, Th* lioo or tiger, a* the caae may be,
it on his cheat; and then, good-bye. A*
long at you are erect, have your senses about
yoo, and keep yonr nerve, you may do anything with the lieaat; bnt if once your
nerve is shaken, your eyn unsteady and you
slip, the game i* ap."
Tbe Rev.   A. L. Hitlinan ol Atlanta own*
farm in Tal'ferro county, Georgia, on
which ia a bin alum rook. He decided to
dig a well betide the rock in hop,- of getting an alum tpring. A abaft twelve feet
deep was lunk, and then a niche wa* cut in
the rook tliat water might collect there. The
hole, or well, or »h»ft ha* now developed remarkable enrativ* power*. It ha* cured
several porsonri who suffered from rheumatism, and all they did wa* to go down lo th*
hole. Mr. Hillman think* it is fnll nf electricity, other* think* the alum due* the buai-
neaa. Alain is •<> strong in the thaft that It
it taet-d with every breath iahakd.
If all the incident* of the Charleston
earthquake, »hon!d be collected aud printed
thoy wonld make interotting reading. One
of the latett published route* to » young
couple who were courting when the shock
came. It extinguished the light*, tilled the
air with dust, and jammed the doors ao that
thev would not open. The young man
nieh-d to a window leading to tbo piazza,
but in the dark plunged both haudt into a
Urge plant urn full of w»tor. Starting back
to the yonng lady, h« threw hla arm* around
her, and aaid i " Darling, a tidal wav* la
coming! It la already up to the window* !
Let ue die tog«tber I" iu which oositinn they
wore found »oon afterward by the family,
When a Canadian band gave a concert iu
Chicago a f*w d»yt ago ft wound up the
programme by ploying "God Save the
Queen." A second after the firtt not** had
heen huard by the immense audience ono
could tee * general popping np all over th*
Music 11*11. It wu amusing to tee the
stance* exchanged ia various quarter* of the
Tiouee ; bnt a aeuond't hesitation tufliced for
a
mm
the ladies. IJp they jumped *nd men foi
lowed nntil perhan* eight hundred or a
thousand were on their feet, where they ro-
raained until the latt strains ol the National
Anthem of Great Britain bad died away.
Th* womtin led ; for thi* and other thiuga
w* *re proud of the fair on»t from Canada.
- - Canadian ■ A i nericctn.
A pair of knave* worked an uld, old twin-
die on a timple citizen nf Reading, Pa. On*
of them went into a cigar store carrying a
violin, and, aftdr buying a cigar, asked to
be allowed to leave the instrument there for
an hoar or to. Hi* isquctt wu granted.
Pretty *oon knave No. 1 came in ana bought
a cigar, uw tbe violin, examined it, admired ll, praised it, wanted to buy it. The
cigar men explained bow it happened to he
in his ttorc. Then the stranger offered to
give him 8ft if he'd bay It when the owner
came hack, and authorised him to go aa high
at ISO. Than he left and the hrtt man
came back, refused t_0 for the violin, declined tifi, and finally, with great htsita-
tion, accepted (96 for it, became be needed
the money. Up to date the second man hat
not called for the fiddle, which is worth
laat*-.
Much interest has boeu oxofteil among engineer* by the construction, under the direction of the Ruuian Government, of *ome
locomotive oar* of a •peer-! type for the
Traatcaspian Railway, and built to a* to
meet two difficulties, vit.r th* wsterlM*
character of a Urge section of th* line, and
thr insignificant ordinary traffic To meet
the former the locomotive car i* provided
with tank* containing sufficient water to
laat uvuty mile*; and, as the wat»riets
stretch from Mlchaelovsk tn Kazantcbik it
abont fifty mile* in length, the tupply it
amply tufficitnt for any contingencies that
may occur. With regard to tbe second difficulty, the locomotive ie constructed with a
carcoonected to It. and eapable of conveying
eighty puunger*. The locomotive ur i*
tt armed by th* a-tiaiist steam from th* loco-
motive, hy which arrangement an important
economy In th*con*umption of fuel result*.
The subject of the introduction of metallic
railway ties u an Impurisbablc and economical •ubetitute for the present article, bas led
aa authority in tbia line to write that, after
much track walking and observation of the
condition of wooden cross tice in various
•tagos of decay, be concludes that tbe principal caun of "their short life is not natural
decay, but a decay hutened by frequent laceration and breaking of tbe wood fibre by
the rail spike, th* breakage in ever.- instance
being from the surface, which is unsheltered
from wuther aad subjected to constant
strain from passing trains. Experiments in
atone and iron ties, he says, have proved
very unsatisfactory, the wood tie being declared by railroad men unequalled. Anything
that will render the service of the latter more
laatiag tittt prove a groat boon. His own
observation lead* him to believe that a rail
ahair which will prevent tha mutilation of
tb* tae ia question, and at th* ume time
avoid the (train and wave motion imparted
to rait* by ****ing tram*, will add to the
srly storms which h*ve aueh an important aver age I	
-nfiaenoe on tb* weather fat th* British Ida* dredger eeut. aad wonld at th* ume time
life of tbi wood tie nurly one hun-
r esui. aad wonld at th* ume "
■llli.**wi,.W*.nrrri  p*cs_-*rly tavorabl*.   Ismimi th* soot of track ma-ttssanos
mmm
Queen Victoria hu received from GUa-
Sr a present th»t ie uid t* be, in charm-
fancy of design and exquisite workman-
j,, worthy of the gr*»t Itienvenuto Cellini
bimteif. It is *n eleg*ut parasol, tha handle
of which is a globe of gold, representing the
earth, upon which her Majesty's poueuiona
are marked by inrnittttiont of precious
■toau.
A vehement controversy hu arisen lie-
tweeu r.ermaot and Zechi. The Minuter of
Juttice hu directed the Supreme Court of
Bobeinit to uu the Zeeh language in the
trial nf the Zechs. The Germau Liberals
oppose the decree ou tbe ground thtt it is
illegal aod hostile to Germans in Austria.
Premier Taafe, on hehalf of tbe Government,
declare* that while he fully recognizes the
legitimate poaition of tbe German language,
be will never adopt the one-tided National-
et point of view.
A yoke uf oxeu in Canada, being very
thirsty, ran to a trough by a pump aud one
wu crowded upon tbe well platform, which
gave way aud let bim into the well. He
hung by tbe yoke atruggling for a time, and
then bt* mate wu drawn into the water
twenty-four feet below. A crowd collected,
a line wu fattened around tlio body of a
boy, and be was lowered into tho well, Be
unyoked the cattle, futoned a lugging chain
m r.rinil tho aeok of each aaimal, four horses
were hitched to tbe chaint, :• nd one by one
tbe oxeu were drawn from tl,mr prisou without injury.
The aatharitiu at Kuaeen, Bavaria, have
iuued a unique atatoineut, giving official
document* to prove that King Louie is dead.
The object of the publication of the statement i* to dispel tnu belief of the peasants
hi the mountain dittricta tbat tbo hung is
ttill alive, and that he hu never been mod,
aud that he ia imprisoned by n traitroua regency. Other mountaineers hold that the
physician Gudden drugged the King and
threw him into Sternberg Lake while hu wu
fn a dying condition, and that Gudden en-
•aped snd is now aiivr in America. The
agitation hu threatened to end in an outbreak. The authorities warn the pewantt
thtt judicial proceedings will be taken
againtt thoae who spread false reports.
Hoouliata have attempted to hold reunion* l» the tuburbt of Leipaic, but the
mectio0i were suppressed by tbo authorities. A mau meeting which wu tu have
tieeu held at Kaufbeuren, Bavaria, wu also
forbidden. Krewinkie, chief of the Socialists at Aix, bu been sentenced to ten
months' imprisonment. He wu ohtrgod
with Muding Socialist pamphlet! printed in
the Germau, Polith and Ruuian languages
to a confederate at Thorn for secret circulation. Tho crusade of the police against Socialism ia being carried on more vigorously
than ever. The authorities have succeeded
io completely auppre**ing|every labor organi-
utiou in Hamburg, Leipaic and Zurich. Tbe
Bostal Denudcrat bouts tbat police protcou-
tinn cannot ttop the Socialist propaganda,
and It auort* that Socialism it especially
tpreading In the rank a ol the army.
MILD FORMS OF IDIOCY.
sraX-UfUfs or mkvkkal  vaiuethm.
la tbs more offensive forms nf mild Idiocy
there ia always this disregard of tho well-
being of other*. There ia the peripatetic
idiot, who is always stopping to talk tn
somebody else iii the middle of the sidewalk
or ua a freqnented corner, taking pains to
do this when the streets are the fullest nf
pedestrians. There Is the dramatic idiot,
who sit* behind or in front nf you at the
theatre, and keeps telling his companion
what the actor* aro going to do next. There
is a female species of this genus who may be
the supposed intellectual wife of a woll
authenticated stupidity, to whose enlightenment sh* devote* during tho progrest of
the _pUy all hor attention. Her volubility
exoeedt that of a thouund-dollar-a-yoar
eoroiueriiisl traveller, and her voice it of
that carrying, F-in-alt kind that aggravates
the listener mora than the filing of a saw, or
* pine splinter vibrating in tbe winter wiud.
Let it bo said to the duoredit of hi* sex that
the musical idiot is usually a male. If you
have an oar /or music and it ia a favorite
opera, he takes pain* to sit beside you, and
when the marvellous voice of tbe tenor or
the utonuding organ uf the wonderful soprano is going up and up, liko Shelly's skylark, he beats time with his feet and emits
harsh, guttural sounds, that he thinks resemble tho air of tho singer, Tho exquisite
joys of music are evanescent at tho host, and
the musical soul is sensitive to the slightest
discord. Nothing oan bo done witb a pachyderm of this species. Tbere are fools and
idiots ho otiaugely constituted tbat they will
not believe that thoy are fools und idiot*,
even if you tell them. He ia one of tbat
kind, and tbe law, alas! does not allow you
to kill him, nor can he be put In a dark
sell, like the prisoner of Chilton, and fed on
moldy bread and tainted ment till bit discordant life fitly ends in a lingering death.
There mc otlier forms of musical idiocy
which are displayed Ih acrobatic feats ut nn-
timely hours on the piano, in tampering
with that exquisite instrument, the violin,
and in eliciting ear-piercing sounds from the
flute. But the type* are too commonplace
for scientific classification. So also are
those typos of idiocy that open alt the windows In midwinter and insist on having
them all closed in midsummer.
Ones in a crowded theatre the Orchestra
ceased its efforts with a great crush and an
abrupt silence, and a shrill voice was borne
to the uttermost part* of the vast auditorium, which said : "I like mine fried in butter'. " The incident ia mentioned in all tbe
histories of tbe period. It wat one of those
idiotic persons, * female in this instance,
who when they get to talking, can bu atop
ped by neither a steam brake nor the side of
a mountain It ia a numerous clsu, and its
representatives travel much on the atreet
cars aud often visit theatres and concerts,
where they insist on relating their private
affairs in toud, nerve-harrowing tones. They
have the kind of voice which, heard behind
you urthe street, ever pursues you, maintaining its penetrating quality in the univer-
ul din long after its owner has been dis-
touted and engulfed iu the heedlesa crowd.
Thia elite* of idiot* it moat vicious and offensive. Tbey have an acute form of the
malady transcending anodynes and anesthetics, and domaudiug heroic treatment.
Nothiug wili suffice but to extirpate the
present generation luid slaughter their children.
The idiocy of the average boy is of an ex*
aggerated kind. It can hardly be classed as
mild. He might properly be called an howling idiot, except that, not having arrived at
years of discretion, he is partially excusable
for the mental aberration which causes him
to violate all thn properties. A little later
he becomu an adolescent, when his idiocy
takes a sentimental form, lets disagreeable,
though equally selfish. The male biped just
entering manhood imagines that he is the
center of the solar system, and that about
bim revolve all the planet* and their moons.
He is not quite certain about the universe.
1} he walk* he thinks everybody is looking
at bim. When ho speaks be imagines every
one is listening. H* regards all mankind as
only an enlargement or broadening out of
the family circle, of which he hu been the
idol. Nothing but bard knocks cures this
form of idiocy, and it ie a sovereign remedy
except in r*ep*ot of oertsin cues specified.
Bat the forms aud phases of idiocy that
characterize* advancing year*—th* simper
of old maidenhood, the girlish affection of
matron* who should have learned some-
thing in a past full of stern experience*, the
weakneu ter the frent row that character-
ia** haldneu, and all the little artifices by
which one attempts to wage a losing battle
with time—lack interest and repel sympathy. With vsrletiu not mentioned there
it enough material to make a work like
Agauiz t "Fishes," or Audubon's "Birds,"
aad bs who dsvotu hia Urn* to it will b*
sure to maks money ud tnbano* hi* fame.
—San FraaoMKO Chronklt.
il   i     i imjsm
PRAVCF:  MAKTKft  A  FALSE MOVE.
The rumor ii revived tbat France, Ruwi-t,
and Turkey have funned ■ e..inbiii_uim. tu
compel England to evacu&t« lvy.'t. \o%
doubt the Sultan would like Cain-, if he
could get it without fighting uu best friend.
But if tho repott uienun that Turkey would
engage in actual warfare with Great Britain
for such an object at this time, it is not true.
It never will be true until the Sultan, driven
from Constantinople, is forced to lo-.k around
him for another capital. The only probable
outcome of the effort to entrap tlie Porte into playing tbe game of France and Russia
at tbe co-t of England will bo to array the
moral, if not also tbe material, weight of the
latter power upou tho Hide of Uertuauy in
tbe threatened war for the recovery of
Alsace-Lorraine.
It must be aaid for Oen. Boulangor thst,
ao far aa his opinions are deduoilde from his
owu speeches or the uev.*«j..t|i.;i*i that rcpre*
lent him. he looks with very little favor on
Premier De Frevc-inet'-* attempt to divert
tho national antipathv from rapacioun Oer*
mania to perfidious Albion IIo thinks it
better tactics to fi^-ht one country at a tim**.
Liko other ardent friend•< of the republic, he
ia wrought upon by memories more galling
tban those of Waterloo and of St. Hcletm,
and might not even scruple to admit that
Kngland rendered Fiance u service by tlie
suppression of the Corsicai.. As for the
more recent grievance, the disapp<*ur..nne of
tho influence once pu--i.<-4sed bv Pranofl in
the Ndo country, BouUnger, as a soldier,
cannot feel much sympathy with ft civilian
who bewails the loss of something whieh he
had nnt plnck enough to keep. Iln known
that De Frcycinet wss Premier when France
refused to bear her .share of the expense in
volved iu enforcing the joint ultimatum, aud
when Eugland wot saddled with the whole
burden of the war, beginning witb bombard-
mont of Alexandria and ending ut Tel-el-
ICeber. That is not, we rn »y be sure, the
course that would have been pursued h ul
BuuUngcr been at the he«d of the Freuch
Government.
It should Imj clear to uny Frenchman, as
it seems to be to Boulanger, that this is no
time for crying over spilled milk, or for stirring up new quarrels on thu flank while the
old duel with the deadly foo of the republic
may call ita whole resources to the front.
The sense of perspective nnrl proportion
would Im strangely lacking in Freuch pn-
trlots if they could be deluded into thinking
Cairo more desirable than Strasbourg, and
tbe Nile more precious than the Khine. Yet
nothing seems more certain thin that tho
wosniih behavior of De Freyuinet toward
England in relation to E/ypt must have a
tenuency to so intiame and alienate British
public opinion as to insure to Bismarck the
support of England's vast financial strength,
and perhape of her nuval power. Thus but
tressed, the Chancellor would know that
the French hunger for revenge would have
to pine unsatisfied for another generation, or
until Alsace-Lorraine had beeu irreparably
Germanized,
Besides, it is an iyttittjatttns that De Freyuinet is chasing. Until til'* ems*, supplants
the cresent on the mosque of St. Sopnia the
Turks will never sanction military ores-sure
upon Eugland to further French designs in
Egypt. So long as the outbreak of a war tn
southeastern Europe and an advance of
Russia on the Bosporus are problematic, the
renal Pasbaa who constitute the council
which we call the Porte will take bribes from
Frenchman and from Muscovite, and promise
a good many things that they wonld never
venture to perform. They value their lives
more than money, and they remembered the
uprising that swept Ahdul-Azia Irom his
throne. Even in Constantinople then* ia
aueh a thing as public opinion, and it is an
underlying terror of the Moslem population
of the capital that holds back the Pashas
from betraying the Sultan in any vital
point, and tho Sultan himaelf from betrayim/
tbo interests of Islam. While tbo present
generation lasts, the hundreds of thousands
of true Moslems in Stamboul will discriminate their friends from their moral
enemies. Thoy have not forgotten to what
power belonged the ironclads that rescued
them in February, 1878, when the roar of
Russian canon could bo heard nt San
Stefano, and if the Porte should once declare
war on England at the bidding of tbe Czar
and bis French adjutant, both PaBha and
Sultan would go down bofore the blaBt of
revolution.—jV.Y. Sun,
HOPE ON, HOPS KT£H.
'TU   Hope   that   lights   the way through
trouble's night,
Tit- Hope that's cheered the world  ainoe
time begau,
'Tis soap that makes onr clothing cleaa and
white,
Tis soap that civilizes savage man.
AN INDEPENDENT GIRL.
There's nothing about her suggesting the
**nob,"
There's no affectation about pretty Mav;
She eats, when at dinner, the corn from the
Cob,
And cares not a cent what the boarders
may aay.
FIRST-CLASS
Shingles
-B-OIR,  S-A.X_.E_.
Thu undersigned hs* on hand* large qn«a-
iity ol the vhiiy *__rr Cedar Shlnglss, which
he will tell in lutt to tuit, at prices never before In-iint ol in Britiih Columbia.
Band lor prioet before purchasing els*.
where.
Addri'tt all orders to
WM. F. PETERS,«
(jA'.rrT* Office, Port Moody.
CITY  BAKERY,
Next door to Coon's,
CLARKE STREET,  -        PORT MOODY.
FRESH B_Et_ElA.X)
Pics, Cukes, ke., kept constantly on hand,
at the lowott Cvm Priceb.
JAMES KIMBLE, Prop
mmtm\ mm\
Five hundred thousand
i-hingles for pale, at prices
never before heard *-f in British Columbia.
Send lor prices before purchasing elsewhere.
Address all orders to
WM.  P.  PBTKRS,
Port Moody, B. C
J-TOTICE
NOTICE IS HERKI1Y GIVEN THAT
I intend to make application to the
Chief Commistionerof Landt and Work* tor
permission to purchase about 200 acres of
land, moro or less, situated In New Westminster Dist.riot, "Group One," and ds-
firr-ilii'il as follows .*- Commencing at a stake
abont 40 chains north of north-west coruer
of lot 471 (alongside of J. J. Cowderoy's
claim), ihence north about -A* chaiut, thence
v. "at about 45 chtint, thence south about 45
chains, thence oast about 45 chains to the
place of commencement.
H. J. A. BURNETT.
Port Moody, B. 0., Ang. 31, 1886.
RARE CHANCE.
COLONIAL PROGRESS AND OLD COUNTRY IMPULSES.
We have always traced with pleasure tlte
sympathetic feeling that hat existed between
our own mother country and the mure juvenile portion of its family, the Ct-loni**, more
especially those of the Western Hemisphere;
as the progeny invariably imitates the example of it* parent, "oilo wo find it witb pur
foster ohildren north of the American frontier only with this difference, that tliey appear of late years to have almost ''stt-pped
Into their parent'* shoes " prematurely, ami
letting go the leading-strim-*, fearlessly
walked alone. This is evincible in various
wsys, to wit, the almost simultaneous advance in overy branch of science and art,
and the judicious adaptation to tht-ir own
purposes of the best and inns*, sterling invi-Ti
tions and discoveries that own their mi.in
to Old England itself. In nothing has this
beeo moro prominently cxemplilied than iu
tho adoption almost ss *' witb one voice" of
the remedies of Thomas Holloway, the
Pills for the internal, and the Ointment for
tho external diseases of the body : no sooner
were they ushered before the world from
their focal point of srigin, 244, Strand, than
thoy became with unanimity the lious.holil
medicines of Canada and the Rritish Provinces, and beiug especially adapted to the
settlei's wants, being Mc physician of the
backtcoodionan, in regions where the medical
practitioner and the medicine chest uere
unknown, they naturally becomo the only
"lieacon fires" qf health for tlie sick and
suffering in their new home in the far off
west!
W* losra from statistics in tbe possession
of Thomas Holloway, that the first settlers
sent out to the Grand River by the New
England Company were required to provide
themselves with a household medicine of
their own choice. This, we need scan-ely
add, wss soon mado and Holloway's two
pcorl-ss but simple remedies became the
sever neglected items in tbe early emigrant's
store. As communication across tho Atlantic became more open and frequent, no sails
were Bet for America without some portion of
the cargo containing a good supply of theso
healing medicaments.
Success say we to this noble enterprise,
wbicb, simple In itself, is benign iu its influences, and has become giant in its operations.
The namo of Holloway will be known in
after ages as the watefneord oj hnilth.—Liverpool CrutcuU..
The newspapers at Athens, commenting
on the various phases of the eastern difficulty, conclude that England has been left
out in the eold.
Advicx to Mothers.—Are yon disturbed
at night and broken of yonr rest by a sick
child suffering and crying with pain of
Cutting Tceeth ? If so send at once and get
a bottle of''Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup"
for Children Teething. Its value is incalculable. It will relUvc the poor little sufferer immediately. Depend upon it mothers!
thero is no mittake about it. It cures
Dysentery and biafrho-a regulates the Stomach and Bowels, cures Wind Colic, soften*
he Gums reduce* Inflammation and gives
tone and energy to tho whole system. "Mr*'.
Winslow's Soothing Syrup" loi children
teething it pleasant to the tnste anil is the
prescription of one of tbe oldest and best female physicians and nurses m tho United
States, and is for Sale by nil. druggists
throughout the world. Price wenty-five
c«ntt * bottlt. B* sure snd ask for "Mm.
Wlsiiow'* Soothing Sytup." ,ni tak* ao
other kin*.
a hill skt or
BAR FIXTUR
FOB,  SALE
HEA '   FOK   CASH.
formerly used in onr Saloon at Y*l*.
ELLIOTT k McCOSKERY,
Elgin House, Port Moody.
NOTICE.
fV-OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
. a I intend to make application to the
Chief Commlailnner of Lands and Works
for permission to purchase about ISO acres
of land more or leas, situated in New Westminster distiict "Group On*" and described
as follows :— Commencing at a point on the
Shore Lino of Deep Cove on the northern
hou Hilary of lot 543 about 15 chtint east of
the north-wctt corner of lot 543, thence west
about ISchain*,thence sonth *bout4o chains,
thence west about 20 chains, thence north
about DO chains, (hence east about 40 chain*,
thence following meandering* of shore line
to poiut of commencement.
H. J. A. BURNETT.
Port Moody, B. C, Sept. 7th, 1888.
THE WEEK:
A CANADIAN JOURNAL OF POLITICS
SOCIETY AND LITERATURE.
Published every Thurwtt-r, tl S300 p*r Annum
Independent in Politics, THE WEEK
appeals by a comprehensive Table of Contents to the different tastes which exist
within tho circle of a cultured home.
An average of fifteen short, crisp Editor
inls is given in each number upon Canadian,
American, and English Politics and Literature.
Amongst the regular contributors is Professor Uoidwin Smith; and a distinguished
public mau in Loudon bas kindly undertaken
to supply regularly an English Letter. Pari*
and Washington Letters will appear at
regular intervals.
In addition thero are special contribution*
from some of the ablest writers in the Dominion and the United State*.
THE WEEK
hs* now entered upon it* third y*»r wltl
most encouraging prospects, and many nn
feature*.
C. BLACKETT ROBIN80N,
5 Jordan St., Toronto, Ont.
SAMPLE COFIX8 tRIt.
THE WEEK it one of the most inSnenti*
journals in Canada.—Truth, London, Kng.
"I take only one Enellth wee'.ly piper,
The. Spectator, and one Canadian, The Wetk,
and ts a role I shonld b* pniiled to say
which I should mis* moat."—Pram a teller
by Thereat Hnghtt, author of "Tom Brmtwtt
Sthool Datyt."
Thit Great Household Medil
pine ranks among the leJJ
Ing necessaries or Life
Theft limou, Pills punf, ,,„ B] !
tnd ac. most powerfully, y« .mili |
on the «"l
LIVER    STOMACH.   KIDNEy|
and   BOWELS.  «,,,„.  ,„_., „„
l.l>E.   Tb-v .re coo«i*i,tl, r_e...i,s.bJ11
s „*ver (tiling trmety in all c »,,,    '
eonsiltaile*. irom whatever e»i«, i.,[
oome Impaired or weakened, i BM-, ' "
•'vrfullr tffloaeloa. ,_ .ll »ilm*,,|/.,.,>
>o Kern.le* ol all *ge.j .nd *, » on. J*1*
rAHILY MEDIC™*. .„   ....u^if
Its searching and
Properties are
throughout the World
Heahni
know.
For Hie cure .,1 BAD LEGS. ll__ jj„
Il It uu infallible r*m*rty. II ...email, J
bed on th* ,,cok and ol est, ai Mi, ,_,„ J3
il Cure* H--1.E THROAT, Br.urhiiii eJ
Cought. and even A.1'1 II kl A. yor (;,' ._
.•■welling!, Abscesses, p'|,_, ft,,,^
GOUT   RHEUMATISM
Aod aver; kind of fKIN PIBEA.-ki   ,
never beeu known lo fail,
Th* Pill* snd Oinitnrut  trr   ll-u,.,.,,,
only st
5SS OXFORD tfTKKET   I.OND.i-
And sre tod by all vendor* ,.l .,a,—
ihroug-ont ihe clvill.-d eoilri.willirijnJS
for nae iti a mos. . veiy  *ugu«K>
11,"   Trade Mark* of n.ow Medm,, .
reuisti iee"   In   Oil**-*,     Heuie     „..   „
Ihroughoni the British Po*>*si.i.i,. . .„
t-et-p ih* American I'ounier,,ii- f0-.,, ,
l.e prosecuted. *•
WPi.rohase.s shoulo <uuk n.   |,   i
on the Pois and Dole*.    Il th, «d,i,,,.,.,
633, Osford .-tr,--t, Ulldon. ih.j a,, ,■„,
out. '
P. 0. HAMILTON,
Ba»»i»tirat-1.aw, Notary Pciti
SoMcrroRasd Ai-ormiv, Real _Wt|
Agent    aud    Cokyiyam en,
■r_C-1_.r-e.3r strm.   .  .   jport i£o_4-|
BUILDING    LOTS   FOR   SALK
svery section of Port Moody.    Ala
Suburban LoU, by the Acre,  imm-iliilil
adjacent to th* Port Moody lurvsyedToti
sits.
Land* for sale on the North tidtol,i
having water frontage on, Port Mm
Harbor, finely tituated and exceedi*!
valuable.
Ales, Ftrm Landt of tnperior quality 1
on favorable term*, in New Westmitf
District.
Carefully prepared Maps and 1,_»
hibited, and th* fullest information Ion
ed. at Mr. Hamilton's office
RARE CHANCE
To Brio km alters, Woola
Manufacturer* and othen
ON BOWPN ISLAND, ONE 0? H
most beautiful toots In the 1'i-ovin,
there are inexhaustible beds of fit). *
adapted for tha manufacture of biid
There is plenty of water power trr drirt
mill, and any quantity of fuel to burn I
bricks. For a Woolen Mill the 1*1***
well adapted; the streams sre -o*-
throughout tha year, and tbsre ii pl«l*
power to drive machinery. Tht h-H*
excellent and Und-loeked, to thtt no«
ha* any effect on thipping lying in th* *
Mr.
For particular* apply at
m22
THIS OFTK*
Brick Clay for Sale.
faWR SALE—FIVE ACRES 0PP1«
-T class briok olsy Und, sdj-cnt tcC
Railway, about two mil.t from Port M*
Sample and information can be oh**1
from A. R BOWSE,
R**lK*tateBfok*j
PortlW
Subdivision of Lot 23
IFOI-T .MOODY.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, tl
all .-Mallmmt* on tot* en tbe •«
nsnwd property, must be paid in itr'r** ■
formity with the stipulations, or tht 4
ment* will be cancelled, and tht ptv**-
slready msde, forfeited.
New W_»tmin_t*r, Sept II, 1886
T*KTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
it   alt person* arc forbidden to I
from any person or pertoni uy '"'•f.*
int«r«*t in th»t certain «cow now «r»**J
occupied by the undersigned and ftmilf'
Ivini in the water* of Port Moody
T. B. SPRD
Port Moody, B, C, April 17th, 1** !
PARTNFR6HIP
I HAVE TAKEN ANGPS ***!
into partnership in the builo*** *
on at tbe Pacific Hotel, CI»rk* 8t*»*\
Moody. Th* firm name in future **
Taylor A MoLsod. .,.,_
JOHN R. Ult"
n       nuns* ns*

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