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gWg <&miit.
nust-aimo!, »r roar,
(collars per annum
.auaications addreaaad to
r-. S. LOaAN,
Port Moody.
L(t»A»oiAi< Offioo, New West nun-
II r-.«i»« prompt attvutlou.
c l .A-ir, ik:.--..
18 k TURNER,
Id surveyors
nl Estate Agents,
(ranoers $i Accountants.
VOL. 2.
PORT MOODY, B. C,   SATURDAY,   JUNE 20, 1885.
NO. 28.
|0NEV   TO    LOAN.
a Harness-iakcrs
• Aiticle in their Linr
Jw<iys in Stock.
iSt   -    YALE B. C.
8. I. Hand
E-state   Brokers,
ANCI.     AOKNTfi,   A-i
arlr .St., Opr.oslra Pofltoffl.^,
*iwrVK«Ti.i..r-a, 11. 0.
ort Moody
iySliiiiole Mill,  where the  h.-I
an b. bad at toe lowest prices.
kept constantly on hand.
JOHN li. TIl'TIr
"I mast bespeak silting next you on
the night," resumed Mrs. Porter; "and
then, if oui deir young friend hire,
should be it til wrong, you will be able
to enlighten me. I shall be to interested."
''1 am sure I shall bo most happy to
give you any assistance   in my power."
"Mind it's a bargain."
"J don't know how it is," said Mrs.
G-itleion to ber daughters, as they
were sitting round the fire in the evening, looking over their parts, "but I
really very much wish Mrs. Joseph
Porter wasn't coming on Thursday. I
am sure she's sclieming something."
".She can't nuke us ridiculous, however," observed Mr. Sempronius Galile-
ioo, haughtily.
The long looked-for Thursday arrived
in due course, and brought witb it, as
Mr. Gattleton, senior, philosophical!''
observed, 'no disappointments to speak
of." True, it wss yet a matter of doubt
whether Oa.sio would be enabled to
get into the dress which had been sent
for him from the masquerade warehouse. It was equally uncertain
whether the principal female singer
would be sufficiently recovered from the
influenza to make her appearance; Mr.
Harleigb, the Masaniello of the night,
was hoarse, and rather unwell, in consequence of the great quamity of lemon
and nilgai-candy he had eaten to improve his voice; and iwo flutes an ' a
violoncello had pleaded severe col.la.
What of that? the audience wero all
coining. Everybody knew his pari; the
diesaes were covered *ith tinsel and
spangles; the white plumes looked
beautiful; Mr. Evans had practiced
falling until he was limine I from h»ad
lo foot and quite perfect; I.igo waa .ure
lhat in the slabbing scene, he should
make "a decided bit." A self-taught
deaf gentleman, who had kindly offered
to bring his flute, would be a most
valuable addition to the orchestra; Minn
Jenkins's talent f..r the piano wss KM
well known to he doubted for an blatant; Mr Cape had practiced the violin
accompaniment with ber, frequently;
und Mr. Brown, who had kindly undertaken, as a few hours' notfea, to bring
his violoncello, would no doubt, man.igi"
extiemelv wil,
■Seven o'clock came, and so did thr
audience; all Ihe rank and fashion of
Claplism and its vicinity wus f..-[ filling
the theater. There were the Smiths,
the (lubbinses, the Niaons, the Dixons,
the flrcksons, people with all sorti of
nami'F, two aldermen, a HherifT in perspective,   Sir Tlioni'8   (lumper   (who
gret to be compelled to inform fee), thai burned st tho conclusion of the se.ond
lago who was to have played Mr. j ct not only narly u Homed lhe
Wilson—I big your parJon, Lad.esi audience, Irut nearly art the kMM on
and Oentlemen, but I am naturally I file into the l>a>g.in; and as it was Ibe
somewhat agitated (applause)—I mean j r ina>nder of the piece was uctcd in a
Mr. Wilson, who waa to bave played j thick fo_-
lag*), i»—that is, ha, been—or in otlirr|     In   short,    tin- whole   uH'nir wns,
words. Ladies and Uentb men, tlio fact. Mrs. Jaeepb Porter triumphantly told Fdraptir.
ie, that 1 have juat received a note, in
which I am informed that lago is unavoidably deiained at the Post Olfi. e
tbis evening. Under theae circu-r.
stances, I trust -i—a—amateur performance—a another gentleman undertaken to read the pari—requests in
'lulgence for a short time—courtea*- and
kindness of a British audience."   O.'-i
gl Bros.
"rrrnmtaatly on hand a
I <'.t class stock of
'ES & CO.
"MssfcCo. for
•"•i Crooerles,
"""IS a Specialty.
Port Moody.
!iad been knighted in the la>t reign fo
carrying up an h-IcIi-.-bh on somebody's
e-capin? from noilring); and I .at, in.-
least, there were Mrs. Joseph Po-ter
and Uncle Tom, seated in the c nli r of
the third row from the |ta0P' Mrs. P.
amusing Uncle Tom with all sorts of
stories, and Uncle 'i'oin amusing eveiv
one else by laughing most imiuoliratelv.
Ting, ting, tin?! went the prompter's
bell at eight o'clock piecisely, and dash
went lhe orchestra into the oveiture to
"The Men of Prometheus." The pii.no
forte player hainineioil away with laudable pei severance; and ibe violoncello,
which struck it at inter cala, "sounded very
well, considering.' The unfoitmaic
individual, however, who lu i undertaken lo pi iy tin* flute accompaniment
"at sight," found, from fatal expi-ii nee,
the perfect truth of thi' old a-lagc "out
of night, out of in nJj" fjr In ing very
near sighted, nnd bring pi reed at a considerable distance from his music
book, all he had au opportunity of
doing was in play a bar now and then
in the wrong place, and put the oilier
performers out. It is, however, but
justice to Mr. Brown to say that be
did this to adminti n. The overture,
in fact, was not unlike a race between
the different inairumenls; the piano
came in first by several bus, and the
violoncello next, quite distancing the
poor flute; for the deaf gentleman too-
too''d aw-ay quite unconscious lhat he
was at all wrong, until apprised by the
applause of the audience, that the overture was concluded. A considerable
bustle and shuffling of feet was then
heard upon tbe stage, accompanied by
whispers of "Here's a pretty go I—
whit's to be done!" etc. The audience
applauded again, by way of raising the
spirits of the performers; and then Mr.
Senipronius desired tbe prompter, in a
very audible voice, to 'clear the stage,
and ring up."
Ting, ting, tingl went the bell again.
Everybody sat down; the curtain shook;
rose sufficiently high to display several
pair of yellow hoots paddling about; antl
tbere remained.
Ting, ting, ting, went tbn bell again.
Tlie curtain was violently convulsed,
but rose no higher; the audience tittered
Mrs. Porter looked at Uncle Tom;
Uncle Tom looked at everybody, rub
bing bis hands, and laughing witb perfect rapture. After as much ringing
with the little bell as a muffin-boy wouhl
make in going down a tolerably long
street, and a vast deal of whispering,
hammeritig, and calling for n.-ila and
cord, the curtain at length rose, and discovered Mr. Sempronius Gattleton, solus
and decked for Othello. After three
distinct r unds of applause, during
which Mr. Sempronius applied bis tight
hand to his left breast, and bowed in
lhe most improved manner advanced, and
whelming   applause.    Exit   Mr. Sum.
pronius Gattleton, and curtain falls.
The audience were of course, exceedingly go d humored; tbe whole business
was a joke; anrl accordingly tbey warf-d
for an hour with the utmoat patience,
being enlivened by au interlude of rout
cakes and lemonade. It appeared by
Mr. Sernprunius's subsequent explanation, that the drlay would not have
been ao great, had it not so happened
ihat when the substitute lago had
finished dressing, and just as tbe plav
was on the poiut of commencing, the
original lago unexpectedly arrived.
The former was therefore compelled to
undress, and the latter to dress for his
part, which, as he found some difficult!
in getting into his cl then; occupied no
inconsiderable time. At last, the
tiagedy be;<an in earnest. It went off
well enough, until the third scene of
the first act. in which Oth -Ho addresses
tbe Senate; the only remarkably ci. -
i-uiii-iiiiici- being, that as lago could not
get on any of the stage bo- ts, in con<e
quence cf bis feet being violently
swelled with the heat and excitement,
he was under the necessity of playing
the part in a pair of Wellingtons, wbici.
contrasted rather oddly with his richly
embroidered pantaloons. WbenOthelio
started with his arldiess to the Sena!
(whose dignity was represented by, the
Duke, a carpenter, two men engaged un
the recommendation of tbe gardener,
and a boy), Mrs Porter found the op
portunity she so anxiously sought.
Mr. Sempronius proceeded;
•'Most poi -nt, grave, sud rev rend slgnfors,
My very nobis aud sup- ovM good rus.   rr,,
That 1 have tt'en sway Ihis old inan'a daughter,
II Is ..a.hi t: u.;—rude am I la my .percl.—' "
"Is lhat right!' whispered Mrs. Portei
to Uncle Tom.
"Tell him so, then:"
"I   will.     Semi"   called out   Uncle
Tom, 'that's wrong, my bov."
' What's wrong, Uncle!" demanded
Othello, quite foig. tling the dignity of
the situation.
"You've h-ft out something.   'True I
have mariied ' "
"Oh, nh I" said Mr. S.-mpronius, en-
rleavoiii.o; to hide him confusion as much
and as ini-flictually as the audience attempted to conceal their half-sui pressed
tillering, by coughing with eMraor.lin.i
ry violence —
—•■ 'trur. I l.avfl mai-rli-il bar;—
Tli   verv I. nd snd Irani ot iny uffairdlng
llath thia I -tent; Hi. mora.'
(Aside) Why don't ynu prompt, father!"
'Because I've minlaii my npectaclcs,"
said  poor   Mr. Gattleton, almost dead
with the heat and hustle.
"There, now it's rude am l,'"said
Uncle Tom.
"Ves, I know it is," returned the unfortunate m niager, proceeding with Ills
It would be usclrs and tiresome to
quote the number of iusiaircesin whlon
Uncle Tom, now completely in his cle-
iik-iiI, an.I iiiMJg.ted by the mischi vou*
Mis l'.irrer, corrected the mistklwiol
the perform.ru; suffice it to say, that
having mourned his hobby, nothing
coul.l induce him to dismount; so, during ihe whole remainder of the p'ay, he
peiformed a kind of running aecom
paniu em, by muuering everybody'"
part as it was being delivered, in an
undertone. The audieuoe were highly
amused, Mrs. Porter delighted, the per
forme.s embarrassed; Uncle Tom never
wa. better pleased in all his life; an I
Unole Tom'a nephews and nieces ha I
never, although iho declared lieirs to
his large property, so beartily wished
him ga.hcrcd to his fathers as on ths
memorable occasion.
Several other minor causes, loo,
uni'ed to damp the ardor of the
dramatis personoe. None of the performers could walk in the tights, or
move their arms in their jackets; the
pantaloons were too small, the boots
too large, and the swords of all shapes
and sizas. Mr. Evans, naturally loo tall
for scenery, wore a black velvet hat
with immense white plumes, the glory
of which was lost in "the flies;" and tho
only other inconvenience of which »m
that »hen it was off his head be could
not put it on. and when it waa on be
could not take it off. Notwithstanding
all his practice, too, he fell with his
head and shoulders as neatly through
one of the side scenes, as a harlequin
would jump thr.ugh a panel in .
Christmas pantomime. The pianoforte
player, overpowered by the extreme
beat ofthe room, fainted away at tS-
comnii ncement of the entertainments,
leaving the music of "Masaniello" to
the flute and violoncello. The orchestra complained ttrat Mr. Har'eig r
put them out, and Mr. Ilarlergh declare
that the orchestra prevented his singing
a note. The fishermen, ■> ho were hired
for the occasion, revolted to the ver.
life, positively refusing to play witbour
an increasid allowaree of •pirffs; and,
theirdemand beingcomplied wiih, getting
everylmrlv, •« c"inp|. t- failure.'' Tin
audience «. nt home ut four o'clock in
the morning, exhausted with Laughter,
-nil'i ring from seven In n.lu. Ii.-s, and
smelling terribly of brimstone and gunpowder. The Messrs Gattleton, Senior
anil junior, retired to rest, with the
vague indeu of emigrating to Swan
Kiver early in the ensuing week.
Rose Villa has once again resumed
its wonted appearance; tin- dining-room
furniture has been replaced; the tables
are as nicely polished as formerly; the
horse hair chair.-, are ranged against the
wall, as regularly as ever; Venetian
blinds bain been fitted to every win-
do a* of the house to intercept the
prying gaze of Mrs. Joseph Porter.
The subjects of theatricals is never
mentioned in the Gattleton family un
less, Indeed, by Uncle Tom, who cannot
refrain from sometimes expressing his
surprise and regret at finding tliat Lis
nephews and ni.-rcs .-,j,jj.-;ir to have lost
the relish they once possessed for the
beautii-s of Shakspeare, and quotations
from the works of that  immortal bard.
Mathijiont is proverbially a serious
undertaking. Like an overweening
predilection for brandy and-water, it is
a misfortune into which a man easily
falls, and from which he finds it re-
markably difficult to extricate himself.
It is of no use telling a man who is
timorous on these points, that it is but
one plunge and all is over. Tbey say
the same thing at, the Old llailey, and
the unfortunate victims derive as much
comfort from the assurance in the one
case as in the other.
Mr. Watkius Tottle was a rather
uncommon compounded! strong uxorious
inclinations, and an unparalleled degree
of anti-eoniiubiul that timidity. He
was nboiit fifty years of age; stood four
feet six inches and three quarters in
his socks—for he never stood in stock
ing at nil — plump, clean and rosy.    He
Ladies   and   gentlemen—I   assure drunk in the eruption scene as naturall.
you it is with sincere regret, tbat I re-laa possible.    The red fire, which was
looked something like a vignette to one
oi Bielini'lson'snovels, and had a clenn-
eravatisii formality of manner, and
kitchen-pokr-rncss of carriage, which
Sir Charles Oraiirlison himself might
bare envied. He lived on an annuity,
which wns -.veil adapted lo the in-
iliiiiluul who o i-iveil it, iii i,iii resp .;,
— it was rather small. He received it
in pi-riii'lienl payments on every alternate Monday; but be rap himself out
About ii day after the expiration of the
first week, as regular.*/ as un eight-day
clock; and then,  in make tl impart.
>.ni complete, his landlady wound him
I up, und he wr-nt on with a regular
I Mr. Wnlkiiis Totlle had long lived
in a state of single blessedness, ns
bur.iielor.s sny, or single ciir.vilii-ss. us
spinsters think; but the idea of mat ri
moiiv had never ceased to haunt him.
Wrapt, in profound reveries on this
never-failing theme, fancy transformed
his small parlor in Cecil street, Sinnd,
Into a neat hnnsti in the suburb.; the
half-hundredweight of coals under the
kitchen stairs suddenly sprang up into
three ions ofthe best Walls-end; his
.small French bedstead was COVPrted
into a regular matrimonial four poster;
and in the empty chair on the opposite
side of the fire place, iiiiagiiintioii seated
ll la-mi il'ul young lady, with n very
little independence or will of her own,
and a very largo independence under u
will of her father's.
"Who's there!" inquired .Mr. Writ kins
ToMIe, as a gentle tap at his room door
disturbed these meditations one evening.
"Tottle my dear fellow, bow do you
do!" said a short, elderly gentleman,
with a grutlish voice, bursting into the
room, and replying   to the question by
asking another,
'•Told you I should drop in some
evening," said the short gentleinnn, as
he delivered his hat into Tottle's hand,
after a little struggling and dodging
"Delighted to see you I'm sure," said
Mr. Watkins Tottle, wishing internally
that his visitor had "dropped in" to
the Thames at the bottom of the street
instead of dropping into bis parlor.
The fortnight was nearly up, and Wat-
kins was hard up
"How is Mrs. Gabriel Parsons!" inquired Tottle.
"Quite well, thank you," replied Mr.
Gabriel Parsons, for that was ibe name
the short gentleman reveled in. Here
there -as a pause; the short gentleman
looked at the left liob of the fireplace;
Mr. Watkins Tottle stared vacancy out
of countenance.
"Quite well," repeated the short
gentleman, when five minutes had expired "I may say remarkably well."
And he rubbed tbe palms of his hands
as bard as if he were going to strike a
light by friction.
"What will you take!" inquired
Tottle, with the desperate suddenness
of a man who knew that unless the
visitor took his leave, he stood very
litile chance of   taking anything  else.
"Oh, I doh't know. Have you any
"Why," replied Tottle, very slowly,
for all this was gaining time. "I had
some capital, and remarkably strong
whisky last week;   but it's all gone^—
anil therefore it. strength "
"la much beyond proof, or, in oilier
words, impossible to be proved
the short gentleman; and In- laugbinl
veiv Intrtily, and seemed quite glad
the whisky bad been drunk Mr
Toi tie sin: i:<l - but it was the smile of
Win n   Mr.   Gabriel  PanoOS
boa done laughing, be delicately Insinuated that, in the absence of whiskv
he would not be averse to brandy.
And Mr. Watkius Tottle, lighting n
flat candle very ostentatiously; and displaying an immense key, which be
longed lo the street door, but which,
for the sake of appearance, occasionally
did duty in an imaginary wine-cellar;
left the room to mti-oat hii landlady to
charge their glasses, and charge them
in the bill. The application was successful; the spirits were speedily called
— not from the vasty deep, but the adjacent wine-vaults The two short
gentlemen mixed their grog; and then
Mt rozily down before the fire—a pair
or shorts, airing tlieiusi Ivos.
"Tottle," said Mr. Gabriel Parsons,
"you know my way—off hand, open,
say what I mean, mean what I say,
hate reserve, and can't bear affectation.
One, is a had domino which only hides
what good, people have about 'em, and
the otlier is much about the taint-
thing as pinking a white cotton stocking to make it look like a silk one.
Now listen to what I'm going to say."
Here the little gentleman paused,
and look a long pull at his brand-and-
water. Mr. Watkins Tottle took a
sip of his, stirred the fire, and assumed
an air of profound attention.
"It's of no use bumming and ha'ing
about ihe matter," resumed the short
gentleman; "you want to get married."
"Why replied Mr. Watkins Tottle,
evasively; for Iin trembled violently, and
felt a mdden tingling throughout his
whole frame; "why—I should certainly— at   least,   I   think ' I   should
like "
"Won't do," said the short gentleman—"Plain and free - or there's an
end of the matter. Bo you want
"Vou know I do."
'Vou admire the sex!"
"I do."
"And you'd like to be married?"
"Then you shall be. There's an end
of that." Thus saying, Mr. Gabriel
Persons took a pinch* of snnff, and
mix.-rl another glass.
"Lot me entreat, you to be more explanatory," said Tottle. "Really, as
the j arty principally interested, I can
not consent to be disposed of in this
"I'll tell vou," replied Mr. Gabriel
Parsons, wa-m'ng with the subject, and
the brandy and-water—"1 know a lady
-nlrc's stopping with my wife now—
who's jfumt lhe thing for you. Well
educated; talks French; plays tbe
piano; knows a good dead about flowers
and shells, and all that sort of thing;
aud Irrrs Ave hundred a year, with an
Uncontrollable power of disposing of it,
by her lust will and testament."
"I'll pay my addresses to her," said
Mr. Watkins Tottle. "She Isn't very
young—is she/'1
"Not very, just the thing for you —
I've sairl that already.''
"What colored hair has the lady!"
Inquired Mr.   Watkins Tottle.
"Egad, I hardly recollect,'' replied
Gabriel with coolness. "Perhaps I
ought to have observed, at lirst, she
wean a front."
"A what?" ejaculated Tottle,
"One of those things, with curls,
along here?'' said Parsons, drawing ■
straight line across his forehead, just
hit   bis eves, in  illustration   of his
meaning,    "I know lhe fronts I.lack; I
anl speak quite positively about ber
own hair; because unless one walks be
hind her, and entches a glimpse of il
under her bonnet, one seldom sees it;
but 1 should aoy thnt it was "rather''
lighter than the front -n shade of a
grayish tinge, perhaps."
Mr. Watkins Tottle looked as if he
had certain misgivings of mind. Mr.
Gabriel Parsons perceived it, and
thought it would be safe to begin the
next attack without delay.
"Now, were you ever in love, Tottle?"
he inquired.
Mr. Watkins Tottle blushed up to
the eyes, ami down to the chin, and ex
hibi'ed a most extensive combination
of colors as he confessed the soft impeachment.
"I suppose you popped tho question
more than once, when you were young
—I lieg vour pardon—a younger—
man," said Parsons.
'Never in my life!" replied, his
friend apparently indignant at being
suspected of snob nt act, "Never!"
The fact is, that I entertain, as you
know peculiar opinions on these subjects. I am not afraid of ladies, young
or nl.l fnr from it; but, I think, that,
in compliance with the custom ofthe
present day, they allow too much
freedom of speech and manner to
marriageable men. Now, the fact is
that anything like this easy freedom I
never eould acquire; and as I am al
ways afraid of g. .ing too far, I aui
generally, I dare sav, considered formal
and cold."
(To be continued.)
Mr. Parnell since his marriage
s parates himself mo.e than ever socially
from the members of his partv, and
not come to th» House save on special
• cca i ns. He did not vote on the
. sarnie.
informing tbe puhlic that Mr. A. J
Hill, ( .1... Im3 bo, urn.- a member ef nur firm,
which kill in future ba di-aiguaUal
H0W8K, HILI. k HICKMAN   bee t
.   auuouuce that tbey an- bow prepared
I...... ute,  uith   the   utmost  dispatch,   all
business jairtainiug to
Civil Engineering,
(Iu all branchec;
Real Estate
Accounts, &C/
Ui   -Uk-
Plans, Specificati ns,   and
Estimates  carefully
They have on hand, Lots iu
every part of the
Town, Country, & Suburban
Throughout the District of N.u W. stminstui
Mont reliable information freely given.
All business intrusted to them will receive
prompt attention:
Aaents for Canaiia Lire, and Ui .inni...*
Fire Insckance Co.'s.
OFFICES! Wise's buildings, Front St., Vew
Westminster. I.undboni's Brril.line.
Douglas Street, Port Moody. al_
Just .Received !
*T**HE  UNDERSIGNED  respectfully  i.-i
*     forms tha citizens of Port Moody sr..
vicinity Ihas   he  hns  just  reccivta]  a l.lr.
and varied assortment of seasonable
Boots and Shoe.
Ready-made Cl:Ih'::~
En-.,  i:i...
Having liouglit tlio above  M...-U hii CA.I
1 uiu prepared to soil at the lowest
Vegetables and Fruit;
A <ai.i. i!i-'.sri-:nT'T.LV sor.icni
first-dim ll'orkiii.-i.i iliij- flmwltec
Eaule Clock Hum, Colcmbia St., N. W.
Has commenced liusincss in
Ho-brook's Stone Bnilfc
Where hi  will keep on hand a first"tlar.i
stuck  of
Adapted Tor the Market,
IIF.   HAS    ALSO    FITTED   FF   Tl.:
Suites   for Parlor,  Dining-rootii or
room may be obtained at short notice, a*
VICTORIA PRICES. Clit $ort 3&n\\\ ©ijtttf.
SATURDAY, JUNK 20, 1885.
The Mainland Guardian says:—
"Robson's policy is knavery, and the**
are its component parts:—Forty mill
ions not saved by the Settlement Bill;
seven hundred and fifty thousand dol
lars given to Crocker A Oo. to take the
Island off onr hands; three and one-
half million acres in the Peace River
country given away without consideration; the Kootenay country given to
Ainsworth A Oo.; sixty thousaud acre*
given to Oils Wright; and several
thousand acres of white pine forest
given to the Speaker of the local House
and his friends. Placed side by side
with a picture of the plundered squatters, these particles present the mind
with some idea of "tub policy" that
ruined the Province and decorated
Bird-cage walk."
The printers in the Standard office
at Viotoria are making laws for the
scribblers; aud a great many clauses
in the new law are just. The men
work by contract, and they declare
tliat delays caused by the stupidity
which is sometimes to be found in the
sanctum, must be paid for by the stock
holders. Time wasted in "waiting for
copy" is te be psrid tar, and ten cents
shall be charged for each error in copy
not properly corrected. This law will
exolude the uneducated from the editorial department, or make good wages for
the men in places where scholars from
the public schools are employed to write
paragraphs or prepare copy. What is
just ought to be law; and no sensible
man will object to that part of the law
which we have just quoted; but the
employer of tbe proof-reader should
have ten cents for every word omitted
from the original copy. It is evident
that tho laws of the printing office
should be corrected and improved by a
muster hand.
The people of Victoria believe they
have more power than the Czar of
Uiiasia. They give orders to the Lieutenant-Governor, and merely exhibit
their insolence. If they had- asked, as
t fnvor, what they demand as a right,
it is quite possible tbat he would con-
sent to do what they wish; but the
Governor cannot descend to be ruled
by Tom, Dick or Harry. It is his
dutv to obey the law and to see that it
ia enforced, but it is not his duty to
oSe-f a crowd, a uiob, or a minister.
Smithe, Robson, Duck, and Davie,
have had a great jollification. At
Clinton the policy of knavery was
loudly applauded, because 120,000
J*ve been givon for a road to Hat
Creek. At Maple Ridge "the policy."
was also applauded because the Honor
able John gave (500 more than was
voted for improvements. The independent electors of Clinton and Maple
Riilge are bought; they endorse the
policy of plunder, and acknowledge
that the almighty dollar is the modern'
god, and low chicanery the high priest.
Tlie applause liestowed on local ministers in obscure districts will be used
tn legalize the vile practice of giving
the public property to political friends
iu exchange for services or more substantial considerations.
ness, and the few people that are left
presenting in the midst of poverty the
noblest attributes of their race. Crime
is unknown amongst them, and their
morality is unmatched in any part of
Britain." We cannot venture to give
more quotations. The picture reminds
us of the question—Is the whole world
a comedy!
Astute politicians in Loudon declare
that Gladstone made arrangements for
his own defeat, anil that the whole fuss
about war with Russia is only a mist
made to conceal mistakes from old
John Bull. Salisbury is trying to form
a ministry, and Gladstone and his patty
are raking a holiday and laughing at
the modern Hotspur, Lord Randolph
Churchill, who proposes to wake Lord
lieresford, the famous Captain of the
Condor,  Secretary of State for War.
Great changes are contemplated by
the Conservative party. Lord Randolph Churchill insists on sending Sir
Stafford Northcote to the House of
Lords, and of making Sir Michael
Pi inks (teach leader of the Commons.
Without the Irish, Lord Salisbury
ciiiii.it form a strong administration,
t,ui h» refuses to purchase their support
l,y a promise not to enforce tho passing
of au Irish coercion bill.
It is impossible to manage the Irish;
they appear to be the representatives
of the natural law, which is—change.
In perpetual motion, like boiling water,
there is no knowing what they may do.
They know that an Irish nation cnuld
not exist for three weeks in Europe;
tho idea of living under the protectorate of France would make them al)
mad; threaten them with annexation
to Germany or Russia, and thou you'll
see something like a storm. To keep
the peace in Ireland it is absolutely
necessary to be at war. Five millions
Of them are in England, and they are
as loyal as the people of Yorkshire
In fact, tho Irish arc the greatest puzzle under the sun. If England were
defeated in battle to-morrow by France
or Russia, the whole Irish nation would
bo in mourning. More than half the
population of the Island are the de-
scendants of Englishmen; all the great
leaders of revolt have had English ancestors. The whole population is
proud of the Empire, and every day
threatening to destroy it The Protestant Dean, Swift, was their patron saint
for a hundred years; and to-day he
stands nearly as high in their estimation as St. Patrick himself. The Dean
was fit to' be their saint, for he was
always a little crazy, hot he knew them
well, and told them long ago thst they
were lunatics who ''killed each other
for the Jove of Goat"   In bit will—
"He left tbem all tbe coin be had
To found a house for fools ami mad:
To show by one satiric touch
No nation needed it so much."
Bow to satisfy the Irish is one of
the great puzzles; they were evidently
intended to keep the world in hot water.
Her Majesty the Queen is now at
Windsor Castle, and well pleased to
heftt My Lord of Salisbury in place of
the Grand Old Man.
A correspondent of the Daily News,
writing from the Highlands of Scotland, presents a heart rending pen-and-
ink sketch of the desolation that is
instead of tbe martial clans. Glengarry, a sheep-walk; Glencoe, a wilder-
At Richmond on Friday. Thomas
Jefferson Cluverius, described as "a very
nice young man who moved in the b-si
socie.y," was convictcl of ihe wilful
murder of his cousin Lillian Madison
A Jury has declared lhat he seduced the
lady, refused lo marry, and murdered
her to hide his guilt. I'he well-educated
blackguard is the worst of all, and we
hope this young swell will decorate the
gallows. The evidence was circumstantial, bnt conclusive.
Quotations from the history of "Peck's
Bad Boy" cwuinue to be circulated in
all the American joomals, and the result
is an increase in the race known to philosophers as human monkeys. A pen-
and ink sketch of the boy as he looked
after his back had been warmed with a
rawhide would be as good as a sermon
for the little fellows who are taught to
believe that Peck's boy is a wit Indeed
the wit on ihis continent is malice. The
practical joker is only a cur whose
presence proves ihat a clause has been
(iniiu -rl from the criminal law. He
ought to be in the chain gang.
The people in New York are making
great preparations for the election of
Governor, an event which will take
place in five months. The person to be
elected then will be in office in 1888,
and the politicians say "he will be a poor
stick if he cannoi sway the majority ol
the delegation to the next national convention."
The Hon George Lothrop, who has
been appointed Minister to Russia, gave,
in a speech made at Lansing, Mich., the
other day, some interesting information
with reference to a fortunate Russian
Admiral. During the cri ical period of
the war of the rebellion, just after the
release of Mason and Slidell. the Czar
sent the Admiial with a fleet ami sealed
orders into American waters. When
the sealed orders were opened it was
found ihat the Admiral had instructions
to open the batteries of ihe Russian fleet
against the .neinies of the Unio.i
Wasn't he a lucky Admiral? If England and America had come to blows
he would be down among the fishes irr
five minutes, and the fleet along with
him. The minister assured- his audience
that Russia as well as the United States
feels the impulse of civilization, and are
moving directly forward to lhe great
common glory of humanity. What is
that? The Almighty dollar, or despotic
A party of miners in Eastern Oregon
have discovered on Elk Creek, gold and
silver quartz in large quantities. I he
country is heavily timbered and the snow
on the 4th inst. was twenty feet deep.
The miners may begin work about the"
zoth of July.
General Miles is a Christian gentleman; without firing ,i shot he has tamed
Moses and the large band of braves
which followed his banner through Oregon and Washington Territory. The
process was very simple. The General
is not a politician or a land speculator,
but a kind-hearted judge who carries an
excellent sword. Moses has agreed to
move to thcColville reservation, and to
abandon a vast district known as the
Columbia reservation. He secures $85,-
000 and a good title to the new land,
which is excellent.
A later report says Moses was moved
from the Columbia reservation to make
room for a vast population that is pre
pared to settle on the borders of British Columbia in the Big Bend'counlry.
The son of Henry Ward Beccher has
been appointed collector of customs at
Port Townsend.
Readers of the English papers will
note from time to time that a party is
rapidly coming to the surface which
advocates the doctrine of what is called
"fair tiatle." This is Biraply a re-iti-
trodffction of a modified protective,
tariff against the goods of all nations
levying prohibitive duties on articles
of English manufacture. The free
trade doctrines were very good at the
time they were first introduced; it was
boldly stated at the titnc by their advocates, that in the course of a few
years free trade would be universal.
How completely this idea has been exploded, everybody knows. Nations,
where tariffs were never previously
thought of, have now adopted the
heaviest duties, and nations whose
tariffs were previously moderate have
so increased their rates as to exclude
English manufactured goods almost
entirely. Not only is this the fact, but
by the fostering of home manufacture
in those protected countries, aided by
cheap labor, they are now able to undersell England in her home markets, and
the result is stagnation in her trade
and lack of employment for her people.
Even in the face of such a serious
state of things, the Coblen - Bright
disciples attempt to -show that free
trade is   best, an  absurdity that is
daily becoming more evident. These
free-trade fanatics are very like the
teetotalers who advocate abolition;
they have so nursed and petted one
idea that they can understand or believe in nothing else. It is very evident that a great change is impending
in British fiscal systems; and probably
no moving cause in that direction will
be greater than the pit-sent movement
for Federation of the Empire. The
sentimental trash thnt is preached by
many of the advocates of fedeiatinn—
principally free-traders—will soon give
place to the more sensible ideus nf
business men, who see in the adaptation
of our tariff to the welfare of the
colouies the inducement for federation.
If the English free trade was only ex
fended to our own colonies, and the
colonics in return gave a like advantage to English goods, the ties binding
the colonies to the mother country
would be at once drawn closer. We
can get all the raw material and food
wc require from our colonies, and they
in return would be glad to have always
an open market for their products.
They would also appreciate the motherly affections of England in confining
this advautage to her own family, instead of, as at present, placing them on
a level with every other alien country,
and by such selfish legislation weaken-
ing the ties of consanguinity, and leading them to adopt the . same selfish
principles. As long as Manchester
politics rule the destinies of England,
so long will the federation of the em
pire be an impossibility; hence, the
agitation of the question without the
mainspring. British interests all over
the world—first, means fair trade and
federation. Trade and Manchester
shoddy will render federation out
fo the question. It is a fortunate
thing for both of them, that these two
questions have cropped up at tho same
moment—fair trade and federation—
as they will by their joint efforts aid
each other in attaining their joint object—protection from foreign tariffs.
Free trade doctrines, preached by men
like Bright,- who made money out of
the badly paid labor of the operatives,
are not sufficiently substantial to replace bread, and when the English
workman has come to the conclusion
that the doctrines of any set of men
are robbing him of his rights and
preventing his obtaining the means of
earning a livelihood, he usually makes
short work of them.
Honest John is very wrothy with
this paper in exposing his true inwardness, and failing to fiiid anything
better to attack us with, he reverts to
the mis print that appeared some years
ago accidentally, being the only shaft
he can launch at us: There is probably
no way in which ho could better demonstrate the care with which this paper
is prepared for the public, than the.
miserable attempt to base a defense on
a typographical error, which appeared
four or five yean ago; But the brazen
impudence of the man in trying to defend himself from blame for the passing of a measure of which he was said
to have been the head and front, is
simply disgraceful. Why, Mr. Allen,
one of his own supporters, told him at
the time that his advocacy of the
shameful bill was sufficient to destroy
all confidence in the Government.
Then, this very honest man goes on to
say that our attack must fall to the
ground; lirst, because he chooses to
insert in his article some very erroneous
and ridiculous figures; and next, bo-
cause the company propose, from
reasons to be learned when the House
meets, to give back some 710,000 acres!
Supposing the company were moved by
some conscientious scruples to restore
such an enormous quantity of the I ind,
that would in no way exonerate Honest
John for his partic', t'.inii in such an
atrocious alienation of the people's
heritage; rather it would show more
clearly, the enormity of the crime
committed by a Government paid by
the people to manage their estate, who
had given away so much, that it waa
absolutely given back as too much. It
is well known that the land is extremely valuable, and will one day
afford homes and profitable employment for a large number of miners,
lumbermen and agriculturists; so that
we trust the representatives of the
people will strictly investigate the
causes of this very fishy attempt to
evade obligations, and, if possible,
rescind the whole of the gift. Surely
the people, of this Province have
amongst them a sufficient number of
intelligent men to see the shocking
character of this transaction, and that
they will take care that their representatives vote in a manner commensurate with the nature of this OHtrage.
It is quite evident that Honest John
feels very uncomfortable. There is
aome ugly hitch in the transaction that
he wants to cover up.    HU childish
attempt to smear the leader of the
opposition with the mud in which he is
encased, shows plainly that be would
fain make it appear tbat there was
more than himself to blame, and in
making a throng of knaves he may
escape a great part of the onus. But
such paltry trickery—his entire stock
iu trade, besides hia facility for windy
harangues that mean 11..thing—will not
save him. The very handsome residence he is building and the profitless
paper he ia publishing, are witnesses
against him. All his wriggliug will
only send him deeper in the mire and
present him in a more contemptible
plight to the people he has wronged.
We sincerely trust that amongst the
penalties for his faults, restitution will
be one of them.—Guardiar.
If anyone imagines that the apparent
truce in war provocative questions is
likely to load to permanent peace, he
is only deceiving himself. The whole
of Europe is now occupied with war
preparations, and is little better than
a great camp. England at this mriiuout
is engaged in preparing war material
on a Bcale never liefore approached.
Her gun factories, her small arm factories, her powder and ammunition
factories, her navy yards and the yards
of her private ship builders are thronged with workmen, and the labor is
unceasing. It is the same in France,
iu Germany, in Russia, in Italy, in
Sweden, in Denmark — everywhere.
The terrible Eastern question is again
looming up, and this time will certainly
be settled as far as the "sick man's"
heritage is concerned. Bismarck is determined to consolidate Germany, and
to do so hi must thrust the Hapsburg
empire among the Slavs. He wants to
secure for Austria the whole of the
Balkan peninsula, in order that thn
whole of the German portion of what
is now the Austrian empire, may be
incorporated with the empire of the
Hohenzollerns. In order to accomplish
this, his scheme was to induce England
to accepr Egypt as her share of the
Turkish plunder, and leave him free to
help Austria to seize Constantinople.
This England refused to do, and to revenge himself on the latter power,
Bismarck is making everything as dis
agreeable for Great Britain as possible.
Bismarck's scheme has been perfectly
patent to Russia for a long time. She
has, in her usual way, been pretending
the ..nearest friendship for Germany,
but no one is deceived. She has, how-
ever,beeu more successful with France;
and that power, led to believe thut her
only chance of securing revenge on her
arch enemy, is to ally herself with
Russia, will commit the supreme folly
of risking her existence in a great
struggle to help Russia to beat Gar
many and Austria. Thn only obstacle
in the way of this grand Rcheme is
England; she would certainly object to
either Russia or France obtaining any
more territory from Turkey, and she
equally objects to Austria establishing
herself on the Golden Horn, as placing
too great an advantage in the hands of
a power that would be swayed by
Germany. It was for this reason that
the war in the Soudan has been terminated for the present, and it is uot
likely to be resumed for some time to
come, lhe Introduction of the Italians has proved, so far, a comph te
failure; so the tribes of the Nile border will be allowed to cut one another's
throats for soni? time longer. The
patched up peace at Afghanistan was
only a measure of present expediency;
and Russia will be invited to get out
of Central Aria by and by, when such
invitation may lie used to divert her
armies from other conquests. As for
France, she is hastening the completion
of her very powerful fleet, under the
impression that she will he a match for
England, and occupy her fleet elsewhere
than about the Dardanelles, Wo are
sorry for France; she deserves a better
fate; but it is only thu eonsequence of
casting in her lot with Russia. As for
the Muscovite empire, it will be so
completely crippled beforo the struggle
is over that many years will elapse
before it can again pretend to a high
European status, and will lie then used
as a means of curbing some power that
may be aiming at universal supremacy.
The great game of European politics
will he ever thus played. A period of
success will always be the prelude to an
attempt to secure domination, and that
effort will always produce the alliance
of powers to crush the pretender.
Hall's Hair Renewer.
Honest John, like a vendor of quack
nostrums, tries to deceive the lieges by
an article in his own paper, in which
he pretends to be highly flattered by
the reception he received at the various
settlements, on his late visit, with the
object of buying votes. We need
hardly say that his account of his success is pure invention, and that the
facts are quite the reverse of what he
has stated. The settlers roundly told
him that the sums he was giving them
were simply what they were entitled
to, and that they accorded him no
thanks. They told him that they required so much, and if he gave it to
them he was only doing his duty; but
if he decided on refusing the money,
they could wait till men were at the
head of affairs who were guided by
honesty and justice. In this they were
perfectly correct. The sums they asked
were only such as were reasonable,
compared with the taxes they pay,
but were in nowise commensurate with
what they were entitled to by ihe sale
of the Graving Dock at Esquimau.
That vile public robbery was consummated by the votes of Mainlanders,
who wjre induced to vote for it on the
promise that the proceeds were to be
The beat way to prerrat the hair from
falling out. Is to nso Hull's nslr Renewer.
It win restore the col.ir mid vitality of
youth to the hair, and, used in » dro-idii;;,
will render tho hair soil, pliant, and
glossy. Sirs. L. M. fketof, PuwUir-Lt-l,
K. I., writes: "I met Hall's Ifr.ir Re-
newer afler a Inn;' il'iici.-. It not only
checked tlio (alBng out of my Indr, and
stimuli,I..I a ii'-w j-rowtli, hut ha. sIno
restored It to Us orynal color." Mrs
C. B. Staph-*, Krnnelnink, Mc, writes I
" Hairs V-n.cii.bl-i SI. Ilirm II.Ir llcncwer
Is tho best and ctcaiic*-t dr*r-..|ii>- for the
hair I aver ir.. <1. It keep, tlio hrijr ar. ,
scalp In a healthy condition, and removes
every trace of dandruff' from fl. I ,lioul-l
scarcely know what to do without the
Ity tbe use of Hairs Hair Renewer, tbs
hair may be retained to old age, la all Iti
youthful tit/or and beauty. Mrs. Ann if.
Thompson, SoraervIIlr, Mass., write. 1 •■[
have used Hall*. Y»,rctsblc Sicilian Usie
I'l-ucivi r for the past thirty years, and
my hair I. as vigorous and glossy as wfera
I waa twenty. 1 am now 03 years or
ri^-e.-* Mr». A. F. ltobhlni, TVarnaw, m^
writes: " My hair lieyaii to grow thin sad
irniy wlieu I was thirty years of age. ty
U'ing Hall's nalr Rrneiver, I was soon to
|KM.cr*»lon of a heavy growth of hslr.
The color was rclon-d. and hy the oera.
sloual u-o of lhe Renewer, In lhe last
twenty yeara, I havo been able to keep
iny hair In Its present healthy conditio.,
It la the most satisfactory dressing I hats
rver used."
Hall's V=T Hair Renewer,
rHKraKF.li nr
B. P. HALA, tt. <<>., Nashua, V. II., U. 8. A.
Sold by all Druggists,
Pioneer  Market of Port Moody.
Vegetables, Fruit, Butter, Eggs, Poultry, k
General Shipping and CommlsKlnn Merchants.     Orders from tbr]
Interior Promptly Attended to.
MfREMEMBER THE STAND—Two Doors West of the Caledonia Hotel.
disbursed entirely on the Mainland,
when iu fact not one dollar has been,
or ever will be, spent for Mainland
account. The sums now being doled
out to the settlements in the hope of
buying their votes, are a small portion
of the proceeds of the land aud timber
sides to foreigners, and the heavy and
inequitable taxes collected on the Mainland. Ro far from the sums which
Honest John would fain have our settlers believe aro the result of the high
opinion he has of them, are not a tithe
of the sums which are theirs by right.
But honest John has one person in his
eye, who must be cowed if everyone
else should starvr:—that is, Honesc
John himself. Temperance pictures
and temperance lectures may gull a few
ignorant fanatics, but happily they
form but a small section of the voters
in ihis district. Long, frothy harangues
aud buttery words have gone down in
this district till they are worthless, and
nothing less than honesty and fair
dealing will have the slightest effect
here. Roads are impassable and farmer's children aro without education,
while Honest John iu spending their
money on the Island and building a
palace for himself. The Kootenay bill
and the Settlement bill were good
measures for Honest John, but a reckoning is in store for him that will
change his opinion of these schemes
Plunder is a very useful thing when a
man can get away with it.
—KOB —
Port Moody Property!
r|,HE following named Property, situated
*      in the Province of Ontario, can be obtained at A BAKU AIN:—
Five (5) LoU in Port Albert; Fourteen (14)
Lota in Bayfield; LoU No. 143 and 144 iu
Stratford; Twelve (12) suburban Lots in
Stratford*-Twenty-four (*J4) 1Mb iu Southampton; Lots No. 0 & 10, TaMtinsuh Street,
Toronto; Four (4) Lots In Shakespeare; Eight
(8) Lots in HambresH; Twenty three (2.'t) Lots
iuColl'iigwood; Fourteen(14)Lots in Russell;
a most elegant Keuidunce on Hill Terrace, in
Bayfield; a Four-acre Lot in Sydonhaui, and
Four Hundred (400) acres in Hi-..-.,
Two {•>) Lots in San Diego; Two (2) Lots
in San Francisco; and Two Thousand Acres
of Land ill San Louis, Ohispo, California.
The Title Deeds to tho above-named Pro-
irty may be seen at the office of Oorbonld
McColl, my Solicitors, New Westminster.
For further particulars enquire of Alex.
Sproat, Prov. Surveyor, Southampton, Out.,
or A. J. HilL, C. E., Port Moody, B. C.
Stage Line!
Moody at 8 o'clock, a.m., and 1 o'clock
p. m. Arrive at New Westminster at 0:15
o'clock, a. ni., and 2:15 o'clock, p.m. Leave
New Westminster at 10 o'clock, a.m., and 4
o'clock, p.m. Arrive at Port Moody 11:15
o'clock, a.m., and 5:15 o'clock, p.m.
Clarke Kthket,
■ HANKING THE PUBLIC for the libml
" patronage bestowed upon mo linei
opening my Bakery, I beg to inform mj*
friends that I am still prepared to Huppfy
the custom with all articles in my line, n
short notice, and on the most liberal term;
and reapectfuUy solicit a continuance of their
all persons are forbidden tu [iiirohw]
from any person or persons any lot, part a
irterest in that certain scow now owned im
occupied by the undersigned ard family, uJj
lying in the waters of Port Moody.
Port Moody, B. C, April 17th, 1885.
Contractor &  BullderJ
■ESTIMATES by Mail, or otherwise, fnnf
iahed on the shortest notice.
Charges Moderate.
horshs for 8alx ob hlre, and staslino
Furnished on Reasonadle Terms
for Sale op Mange.
Wagon, in good order. Also, a yoke
of targe, well-broken Oxen, witb Yoke and
Chains. Will be sold a bargain, for CASH,
or will be exchanged for good Milch Cows.
Apply to        T. J. .VOGUE,
Port Moody j
Try tlie "Mainland'
The Best Havana Tobacco!
wi-vr. tietjbnI
The  Mainland Factoiy|
Columbia .Street, New Wmtm.nttet,
Employs only white labor, -.ml havingr>
ceived every encouragement linos omI
his factory, hey,n a continuance uf tim pubbj
THE UNPER.SIONED beg* to aiinow
tothe public that he has oj-enn-tr
his new Bakery, and solicits a lilwrnl 'I*
of the patronage of Port Moody ftttd vn-witi
iy 17 Between Clarke ft M nrray 8
Cut BitEWEi.y.
establishment, is now supplying"
customers   in the city    with   a  lir>'-«
quality uf
Lager Beer,
Which he furnishes in Kegs and Bottl*
Victoria prices.
The Beer will be left at tho lum*"1
patrons free of charge. f
Orders left with COON, THE DRUG13*]
will be at-ended to at the aame rates.
McKenzie Street, N. W.
possession   of   the   ML SO"**
Office,   pending  the   republicattnn  '"
Journal, ia now prepared to fill sll '
DODGERS,        „_,.
Prices according to style of ww*'
All work extcnted at ahort notj<**i
firstclass style.
•^Caix and see Bamum of War* |Bt3fi«^%tt«_
CBDAV. JUNE ■*»■   im.
, Mii««yTlm-»fable.
^^ M-.i-d.yi,   1
Wi-doMtUy*, uid
rVM    I'U    T_I«*»<1»J'-.
_!___-,oi train* without tlcfc.u, a
L «£u »" »W. "m *»• £*W *»
i!____K» U-* '* «**"'■•
_n O-n.'l •opt.
■ will nnd the  Harrison river
gt ai unusual iutereet.
tat, it still progreselng at the
^ Bcpreoodcnted vigor.
t ^ Urge wash-outs o«ar Fennies
„.! trim last Sunday waa pre-
bmhd| above Ascroft.
a were employed this week in
0ft carriags crossing of the rail-
#D itreet.
Murray has just reoeived tidings
tg t tenons illness at Fair Play,
(conot of which he eijiecta short-
juve if us for the east ,but it in
nil ipeedlly return.
ni WxTWiT—Our reporter wit-
jny between two of the C. P. It.
a,.!..;- near the company's wharf,
itely the outcome was leas serious
,1 anticipated.
mer "Western Slope," Captain
rived at this port Wednesday
ith 560 cases of powder for con-
iderdouk, besides considerable
Hewn Grant, Kelly, Murchie,
| Butchart, aud some passengers.
n«div P. C. Quiuland, a railway
wm the victim of a painful ac-
lad )>y the dropping of a rail ou
nearly crushing them. He waa
i the Pacific hotel, and Coon, the
administered to his relief.
Carey has erected at tho rear oF the
buu«s conmodious stable where
unodstioni will be  furnish.-d the
jWOOAble rates, and where hu
bora**! for sale or hire.     First
i accommodations; see  his adver-
u this issue.
Dir«ctor. — The election for
rctor was, pursuant to law, held
C and resulted in the choice of
4, Clarke, whose term of office in
capacity, expired on that date.
awus re-election may be regarded
luce nf approval of his conduct
i put yes r.
uvs that on Wednesday the tax
it Port Hammond demanded the
Itn of $2 per  capita from a rail*
of Chinaman and was resisted,
i be sent a posse of armed men to
«clain, We have not been ap
the final result, but surmise that
ty of the law wss maintained.
itn:.-- An altercation arose between
r "grits" aud a Westminsterite, on
st, near the foot of Queen street,
in a hand to hand encounter. The
I quite exciting for a short time,
•rdiwtre spoken by the combatants
i flowed profusely, but, after all,
userioimly hurt.
fi train wan on timet Constable
ittrihutcs the cause of such an
ircumstauce to the fact of his being
He had beeu on an official tour as
foil, and expresses his utter astan-
■tthe toiniileto condition in which
tlie road—being far superior to hia
I*.-Mr. Walter* of this place
imiahup on Monday. He was en*
tiselmrgui^iron from the "Areola,"
i rail collided ogainat another, on
hind rested, the end of the right
wai caught between the rails and
1> off. The gentleman is com*
vry his hand in a  sling at this
rios.—Our Yale correspondent, in
"la-a week, seems to have la-
:r a misconception of the facU in
* th.: liaiitlviine donatiou made by
■ tha (J. P. It nhopa at that place.
nut was W H. Armstrong, Master
and uot Foreman J. Armstrong,
uthe ivoiiinniuieution,
istjen, Kvj., pmprictor of the
Cigar Factory,'* was in Port
i Week. Ha report a a steady Id*
Mi* ia his Hue, which we am
'war. For, if people will have
t tfccm buy of boas mauufuc-
i especially should they -do thia
" this caae, they get a superior
* Jf sxrutcnaf. - In this i»eue
MitcIiArt, J, p., adv.-rti-..-- a large
valuable   property,   admirsMy
■ nuialier of the most thriving
l!"'- of Ontario; also some do.
"tale in California. Those hav-
II lo Port Moody to exchange for
party could nut, we are aai-urod,
•am call unou  Mr.   Butohart's
* making other engagement*.
** at Vali. • One of our citi-
»'ted Vale last week, witnessed
« hailstorm at that place on the
Hai la to uea approaching the siae
'■11 in profusion for aome miu*
! P-oule to flee indoors for safety,
f *t this pUce was sultry on that
** the evening was characterized
j-itttider und lightning,   but   uo
'"•Rbthic WoodbineTwin'etii."
y'ast Geo. French and David
|**deH from Coal Harl>or with a
ioo§mg to Messrs. Shaw A Lin-
"■aebtulnese of over #200 to
lr and Brass. The injured par-
j* on Monday in search of the
Boding no clue to their where-
**tb the impression that they
■he national boundary and taken
'ws "stars and atripes.
'•fixinoDd Kflirs.—The new
'• nearly completed, but it is a
■■grin to our worthy citizens
•**nimous(?) Government should
l^jth a house that, at most,
M accommodations for the
1 Mme, regardless of the fact
'additions to the population
jde from day to day, and the
lnt.v of the great influx that
*r of record before the lapse
"Oar reporter waa an eye wit
fht'ng of a duel in our city a
It nee-oia that in this case, as
moat difficulties that arise iu
« man's existence, a 'woman
Etotn ot ft* ott in 0tbar words,
■;ni to the heart and baud of
'"est had to be settled in some
-y choae this one. The com*
Lr~!u8 the murderous weapons
yea on such occasions, adopted
"Jlc, and after a severe en-
"Wed bo caU it a draw game.
coancee of either of the u-
*° anhaneed by tbe duel ia
■• public.
JrM 16th Imtt,
The New York "Weekly Witness'' of Tan.
itb., contains the following item:—*'S.
Hihbs jxosttnaater at ewiiton Idaho, re
centlv iemm • —W| or«l-*:rs to the amount
of 911000 or 920.000 payible to him-If,
ordered banks in different cities to collect
them aud forward the money to him, aud
then abeconded. He waa last heard from at
Victoria H. C. The amount of his stealing
is unknown at present " The above mentioned nihil* was arretted here yesterday
uv--inug, by a dutective named Murphy from
LewUtou, and if tb*- -letective amxeeds iu
getting hint extradited, Mr. Hibbs will return to tbe "Land of the free" a captive. It
waa reported here tbat Hibl* bud aome
910,000 on his ptTs-ii w heu arrested, which
Jie refuted to gi-e up. He was shabbily
dieaaed, and came dowu tbe road from Yale
packing his blankets. Mr. Murphy and
prisoner left on the train for Yale to-day.
John Moore, a braken.au on one of tbe
work trains waa killed at Devils Lake this
morning.    He was from San Jose, Cal.
An Indian, name unknown was killed at
Naooinin last week.
It occurs to me that I promised to write
you from here, and keep j ou   posted  in re-
!;ard to the advancement made in this
ocality. I camped here a short time last
fall and on my return six mouths later, find
by a careful estimate, tbat the onward
march can best be expressed by a large sized
cipher, plus one siwash baby, aud a yellow
dog. I think the dog ia an emigrant. He
wore a sort of a wiah*J bad-uot-come exprena-
iou on bis ugly face and does not fraternize
with the other curs bere.
The two enterprising merchants, Messrs.
McDonald and Baker (and the mosquitoes)
seem to be the only living things that consider it necessary to exert themselves to
make a living. Merchant and insect have
the same incentive to activity, viz: to gut
their bills in befwre tbe psrties that are
"carrying" them close iu,
J will hack the average. Harrison River
mosquito against the Held, for activity,
penetration, and natural cunBedneas. The
village of Harrison is nicety situated on a
beautiful flat, just above the junction of tbe
HarriHou and FruBer rivers. The land is all
owned by Indians and some uf tbem have
<{jiu* comfortable homes. They have a neat
little church—Catholic I believe -tbat waa
evidently ir-t furnished with a view to tbi
comfort of its members, as its contains no
The natives assemble once or twice a duy,
aud go through a moaning singsong sort of
practice in their language, which sounds
very musical—ac a distance.
1 am of opinion that notwithstanding the
efforts of [iii.--.tn and missionaries, they still
cling to some of their old traditions and
A short time ago I persuaded a chilli
whack Indian to do a salmon dance for me
It was the most ungraceful performance im
nginnl-le. The postures and contortions
would make a jumping jack green with envy
and the a>ug, or droning supplication accompanying the so-called dance, would
cause tbe leader of a Chinese st'iug band to
fly to the woods.
This performance is supposed to have
some influence with the ruler of salmon and
siwashe.-i, whoever or whatever it is they
worship. If salmon are gifted with the
senae of heating, it certainly would increase
the catch farther up or d >wn the river. A
few buildings of the old Indian style of
architecture are still standing. They look
very odd with their round painted posts and
rafters. Tbe male portion of th* population
Bpeud most of Iheir time in canoes catching
au occasional fish or pircc of drift wood.
They depend aiim>st entirely on diift for
fire wood. The younuer men work ou the
railway for a few weeks at a time.
The klootchmeu (fcmalo-.) do the little
farming that ia required to raise half au acre
or so of potatoes to the family, tend to the
cooking and babies, chop their own firewood,
and, I will venture to Kay, get up and build
the fire in the morning without growling.
What a pity a few of thorn could not be par*
Bunded to go out among their white M-iter*
as missionaries. Oue bad trait they ha-'C;
they claim the right to carry the family
purse, but then there are no millinery or
dressmaking cstablijl'iiientH witli them. Ten
or a dozen yards of colored calico, and a little
tallow for the hair, will bring as much joy
to the heart of the average klootchnmn, as
would be produced by a present of a fifty
dollar suit to a white man's better half.
Fashions trouble them but littlo. The present stylo of promenade toilet is: hair parted
in the middle (if the family j-osaeas a comb
or can borrow one), dross of red, green or
yellow calico, made with hi>*h neck, long
stenvca, and wai-*t*baiid abnit three Inches
below the arms, ornamented with tin button
and grass stain-.. .Shoes of well-1 nunc '•
Siwash skin complete the costume. Jut
now the finger.*:, teeth, Ifpi and chin are
in mourning, powtbly on account of tho
abundance oi blai-!"J;'-i'Hci.
There i* a l)o nil!ton laud surveyor camped
here at present. He is running the railway
traverse as a bate line-for the ll tb**4'. vision of
the railway'n-lt. This i. thej Mime lurvoy
that we ine prom Uud so often, but get so
nuv-*u*. ,1.
On laet Saturday evening, pursuant to announcement, it large numhor of our citixens
assembled in Williams' Hull to discuso and
determine the Advisability of instituting -.
progress league in tho interest of Port
Moody. Mr. A. R. Howku called the meeting to order, and, on motion of Mr. C. E.
Coon, was ohoaen Chairman. Mr. C. T.
Conover was elected Secretary. Mr. Howse
addressed the meeting nt some length, setting forth iu a clear and forcible manner the
object of the proposed association, und tbe
manifold advantages, individually as well as
collectively, likely *o accrue therefrom.
Brief but well timed addresses were delivered by a majority of the gentlemen present,
nil expressing harmonious support of tbe
movement; whereupon it was moved and
carried thut n provisional committee, consisting of Motors, (iilboit, Oowdrby, and
Ijognn, ho appointed to draft a constitution
and by-laws for the association.
On motion, au executive committee of
seven, including the provisional committee,
was appointed, with powor to net iu behalf
of the association when not in suasion.
Messrs. Lnndboin, Taylor, Howse, and
Meek, were chosen as such committee.
The Association will convene tbis (Saturday) 8 o'clock p.m., nt the name place, when
it is expected that|the several committees will
be prepared to submit their reports, and
there should be a full attendance. It is confidently predicted that much substantial
benefit will flow from this league, and we
sincerely hope and trust that every good
citizen of the place will extend his undivided
support and influence to the grand movement.
Hotel License Gpaxtbd.---The Pacific
Hotel waa granted a license on last Monday,
in the name of Mr. Geo. Annand, owner of
the property. The eourt, consisting of
Messrs. I.utctiart, Springer, and Alexander,
aat at Granville, and it is a matter of congratulation to Mr. Annand that, of the
eight applications brought forward, his was
the only one deemed worthy of favorable
consideration. Messrs. Taylor and Tearney,
Mr. Annand's successors in the management
of tbe house, will, we are assured, conduct
the house creditably. The former has served
witb satisfaction for a considerable time at
the Arlington, New Westminster, ami elsewhere, whilst the latter's experience at the
Eikchoff, Holbrook, and Colonial, all leading
hotels of the Mainland, renders him so
familiar with this branch of business that
the weary traveler and sojourner may be
doubly assured of every moderate comfort,
which tbe bouse in high degree afford*.
A bill prepared by Prince hi am arc It, pro-
posing tn oaammt the Raltic and North Seas
by a canal, was presented in the Bund*-sratb.
A de«|>atch from Tamatav.*, Madagascar,
dated May 3, aays tbat a report was current
tb-re th it tbe Kova pc-ace party bait
strangled the 1'uine Minuter at Antananarivo.
A discovery al an important archaeological
character has been made at msottt just outside of tbe Porto Salara. It is a m tus deum
circuNr in form, and dedicated l-t a prefect
aud master of the horse named Lu ulto,
Ths OoverauwnA of Spaiu has  introduced
in tlo- (.'number of Dcputiea u bill |0 raise a
•25.00.000 loan for lifti-u w.r. bribe
benefit ot the Cuban treasury, lhe loan in
to bear six per Beat, interest, and tn be
guaranteed by a Cuban aUiup tax aud by
tbe home Government.
The Council of the Russian Kinpire, et f*s
session, discussed tbeque»tion uf au increase
of the tariff. Although nothing definite was
done, tbe general concluai'iti was that the
increase of the duties on most of the importations should b| '-'■' pur cent. Only on a
few articles was it suggested to advance tbe
present duty 10 per cent.
Letters from Saigon, tbe capital of French
Cochin China, say that the Cambodian revolutionists against French authority have,
with the King's secret support, attacked
Panompiug, or Nuiu Wang, tbe capital of
Cambodia, and driven tlie Europeaurvsidents
from the city. The refugees were sheltered
on h iard a Freuch ship which lay iu the Me
Kong Kiver.
Owing to a treaty of alliance concluded by
Germany with Simba, the rebel chief of
Lntno, the Oermao representative at Zanzibar
Ii.im called upon the Sultan to suspend hostilities against Simba.
The North Ucrman Gattttt. hinting that
the Sultan of Zanzibar may be preaumlog
up<>'. Britiah protection, expreases a _* .p-,
that the Knglish will induce him to desist
from hia preseut policy of provocation to
President Sauta Maria of Chili oponed
Gmgresa. In his speech the Preaideiit said
the country is in a satisfactory condition, exports having greatly exceeded imports.
kight large budges have been built and
fourteen are budding. The public schools
have been supplied with good professors
from Germany. The navy has beeu greatly
improved and the ships repaired. Tbe
President said he would submit important
laws, especially referring to constitutional
reform, which would lead to the c mipleto
separation of Church and SUte.
Lord Kandolp i Churchill, addressing a
gathering of Conservatives said the Tories
if returned to power, would make an inquiry
Into the causes of the present unexampled
dep esaion in trade, aud by a revision of tbo
ii ■:. 1 .oveni.•• arrangements restore to tin-
working classes their commercial and manufacturing predominance. The TorieB would
also promote Parliimeiitary inquiry into the
expenditure and management of every government department; direct attention to reform im parliamentary procedure, especially
as regards hours of business; pass a large
scheme of reform for the local Government
of Ireland, England, and the metropolis; reestablish the alliance with Turkey, aud face
any responsibility for the security  of India.
The death of the eldest son and heirji'f the
Duke de Chartrcs has cast a gloom over
Orleanist circles. His uncle, the Duke
d'Aumale, has cancelled the invitations to a
grand fete for which be had made preparations, in consequence of Lhe death of tho
young Prince.
The steamer City of Richmond arrived at
Queenstown bringing the remains of Mr.
Adair of Rathdaire, Queen's county, Ireland. Mr. Adair lett Ireland aix weeks ago
to visit bis immense ranches in Texas. He
was attacked with fever at St. Louis, and
died after an illness of only a few days. His
wife, who is almost heartbroken by her
bereavement, accompanied the body of her
husband hack to Ireland.
The Times'* Constantinople correspondent
r-'ports an interview which lie had with (Jen.
Sir Peter Lumsdcu. Tho General said that
if the Russians had been confined to tbe
deaert zone no plausible pretext would rt)-
main for them to seek to expand or to en-
crouch. When that limit bad been overstepped, tiien the water supply, pasturage,
and tho other elements of Ltusshm chicane
arose to complicate the matter. For this
reason Gon. Lutm-idon believed tbat tbe
difficulty bud been only temporarily
smoothed over. The Russians were visibly
bent upon re-opening the question within a
few weeks or months at best.
Serious anti Jewish riots havo again
broken out at Vi'una. They wero renewed
with inereasrd violence. Tlie inciting cause
at tbe present time is the election agitation.
The Carmelite Piutz was tilled with a howling
mob, and free lights wore frequent, 'I'he
shops of the Je ri wore raid.nl and ruined,
and their owners violently aasaafted. Not
less than f<-rty persona wat severely wound
ed. Tbe p'di e m .do ninny arrests, but
were powerle-s to repress the rioters, and
were obliged o call for tlie aid of the military. Other riots of like violence and dc-
struotiveoeei have occurred in the Wioden
nnd Neuban district**. In these districts the
■ii'ne police form i-. n-i duty patrolling the
stiotua .iinl pr<-v-eiiting the g tboring of
ciu-v.1v. The German Liberal party hail
three of its candidates d' feated in Vienna,.
whieh ll • loss uf three heats in that one
city alone. In Leopoldstadt, Herr Schneider,
the anti-Semitic candidate, was beaten out
nl sight.   The majority eguinet bim is U,oou
A doable O.wle of brilliant lines around
the sun Was distinctly visible at Halifax, N.
S., on June 5. It is regarded us a moat peculiar aud novel phenomenon, probably
pi ognoeticatiug severe storms. The (feather
has been rapidly clouding since.
There ts increasing bad feeling between
the French and Italians nt Tunis, and several disturbances are repotted. French
oflfic-*rs opnnly incite their men to use their
swords in repulling the insults of the Italian*-.
The report of tho strangling of the Malagasy Premier ia uot believed, m the absence
of advice.-: from tlio Knglish missionaries at
Antananarivo. According to the French
reports a revolution broke out, thy Queen of
tbo Horns was deposed, aud the party in
favor of peace with France triumphed.
A letter from tbe liiahop of Tonquin appears in the Toulon Mktiotu Cathotique, announcing that the ltlack Flags are ravaging
tho proviuces of Sontay, Houghoa, and
Tuyenqnan, although those provinces are
occupied by French troops. The Inhabitants,
fleeing from massacre, have taken refuge in
the French garriBona. Thirty Christian villages have been destroyed.
The cholera epidemic ib rapidly increasing
in and around Valencia. Tiie peasantry are
panic stricken, and are raisiug an outcry
against the sanitary cordons, which prevent
their flight to other parts of tbe country.
It is now certain that cholera has made its
ppearance in Madrid; despite tha assertions
of the health officers to the contrary.
The Gazette makes the official announcement that the districts of the Niger, iu
Africa, have been formed iuto a British protectorate. This protectorate comprises the
const line between the British protectorate
of Lagos and the western bank of the Rio
del Rey, the territory on both banks of the
Niger from its confluence with the River
Benne, at La Koja, to the sea, and also both
banks of the Bennc to and including Ibe.
The Chamber of Deputies at Paris rejected
by a vote of 322 to 153 the motion to impeach M. Jules Ferry for misconduct in office
as Prime Minister. The session was ono of
| the most tumultuous ever witnessed in the
Chamber. The President was utterly powerless to quell the disorder, and resorted in
I vain to the ultimatum usually effective in
j such cases of threatening to resign. Person*
1 alities were freely exchanged among tho
Deputies, and several duels have been arranged for on account of expressions used in
the discussion.
Oen Deivw —Aa wo have repeatedly had
occasion to obvrve, natuae bas done every
thiug for Pott Moodv as regards the ait*- for
a gr.-atcity tbat c-uid be ruaeonably desired,
we abould be loth to mention tlie fact again,
did wc not feel it Inrwrnbant to strive to nn
prees btetveUd friends that -lie has not
done all that is Moeeatry to make tbe at-
tr.-iet-on ..r.inpl-.te Thoto yet Remains
much for tbe people thema-dves to ac*om
pli-ti, but the matter to which we desire to
call more particular attentiou in this connection is our drives -a matter of .-ornp irativel)
small expense for l..rge returns. There hss
been constructed a very go-nl road horn the
C.P.R. wharf, along the lay via Johuaou'a \
I Hotel, to New Westminster", but it is now I
I out of repair for want >-t a email amount of '
i labor. This r-.ute fnon here to tlte Royal
I (Sty affonia one of tbe grandeat aud moat
beautiful views on tbe Mainland, aud by
entering the etty proper by the Clarke TOtkO
and returning by tho formei route, the
tourist will get a better snd more exalted i
idea of the beauties of tbe future metropolis
of the Piovince titan we cau otherwise imagine. We hope to see this route opened
and properly maintained at au early day.
Eahli Pass Lanpino—The Police Com
misaioner paid this locality another visit and
remained longer than OSfJaL He fined ten
or twelve whiskey meu at the landing and
through the Pass— making #200 for the
revenue. He also seixed a large quantity of
liquors consigned to an illicit whiskey seller,
but claimed by a licensee. However, the
liquor waa shipped hack to Kamloops by the
Commissioner. The population is increasing rapidly at the town at the Landing, and
there is but little trouble for tbe police to
keepo.der. Infact.it is rather an orderly
place under the circumstances. The railway
work is well under way through the Pa..—
the most of it being Bub-let to workmen in
small sections. The weather has beeu
changeable for some days, witb considerable
rain, making the wagon road heavy.
A Cbimhi Dipfjctlty IUar of Kamloops—It has been under-.tood of late that
when the Indian Agent advised tbe Indians
to claim from Mr. Onderdonk pay for the
railway Chinamen camping uponjthe Reserve
at Salmon River, the contractor it is stated,
notified the China gangs that they would he
eliarged for the use of the camping ground
This John refused to submit to andatruei
work at Messrs. Sinclair A Co.'a job. These
China gangs are reported to be interfering
•with others working, and *to-day Officer
Todd took up with him a force of specials,
well prepared to do service in such cases. A
good deal of interest is  felt iu tbe outlook.
The Railroad :n thk Selkirk Ranoe.—
Our special correspondent at Ottawa says:
"Tbe syndicate contemplate the abandonment of that portion of the railway which
passes through the Selkirk Range, as the
grade is a d.mgerous incline. A uew road
sixty-two miles in length must be made to
supply the place of the air-line up hill."
The new road may be regarded as a memorial
in the wilderness, made to co-nmeuiorate
Major Rogers and Mr. Van Home. Our
correspondent Bays Uus gentleman will retire
from the office of vice-president, and rumor
says he will take the place of the Hon.
John's son-in-law as chief engineer of tbe
Island Railway. These circumstances throw
a new light on the genius that directs railroad building in this Province, and illustrate tlie skill of tlie great engineer wbo
proposed to extend the line to Caul Hc.rbor
and to connect tbat place witb the Island by
a steam ferry. Give Mr. Van Home enough
of money and ho will undertake to make a
railroad to the moon. His failure iu the
Selkirk Range was a mere trifle that cost
only three million dollars.
A Wondkrful Pump.—A new pump, for
which it is the intention of the owners,
Messes. H. W. Wakellos and 0. J. Farrow,
of Adelaide, Australia, to apply for u patent,
has beeu on view at the Arab Steed Hotel,
Hutt street. The owners claim that by
means of tbis pump water can be raised to
the snifacL. from almost any depth with a
smaller expenditure of force than by means
of any other water-lifter yet invented. The
apparatus is a double-action force pump, und
tne peculiarity of its construction is that the
plungers are stationary and the barrels work
up and down. Tbe sample on view was
affixed to the wall un the hotel aud elevated
water from a tauk on the ground to the roof
top, a height of 2o feet. The pipis were
fixed on a temporary frame-woik between
rollers, and at ee.ch stroke moved up and
down about 18 inches. They are fastened
to a eivssbar, which winks on tbe balance
principle, aud us one ascends the other dc-
sconds- and the welg'itof the one descend-
Ing helps to raise the other. Tie plungers
are fixed to a croj-slw-iti. ..bout two leet
above the water, and as tiie barrels nr cylinders which are attached to the pipes rise
alternately, enclosing the plunger or piston,
the ua'er drawn into the barrel by tlie do" n
stroke in foicQpl through a valve Into pipes,
and flows out at the top The principle is
similar to that of Hixter's patent, but, unlike the system adopted by that maker, the
weight nf water in the tubes facilitates instead of hindering the working of tho pump.
In the caae of unusually deep wells only the
lower portion of the tubing will be made
movable, aud, beiug connected with the
upper or fixed tubes hy n parking box, will
be worked from the surface by lever rods.
As recently na IS7S the prices ul Consols
has been under On, and last year, owing to
the stimulus of the conversion project, ('••it
sola rose to about 108. hi 1810, the year of
tbo battle of Waterloo, thu price was MJ;
in I8J4, shortly aftor tbe declaration of war
with Russia, it was H5J; before peace was
coiichidod, iu I'v'i'i, the price, which had recovered at one time to 93if; fell back to 85if.
After the Indian Mutiny Consols rose to 98^;
butrearly next year, owing to tlie French and
Italian war against Austria, fell to 88$.
Tho panic of I8ii-l drove the quotation down
to84ij;aiid in 1870 the price stood at 88].
In 1881 Consols were quoted at 103. The
lowest price touched since tho creation of
Consols was 47$; in 17'JS.
The "Jewish Chronicle" says;—"It is certainly a remarkable, though we suppose
quite unintentional, coincidence that the
day on which the Revised Version of the Old
Testament will be publishod will be the eve
of the Jewish Feast of Pentecost, which
commemorates, accoiding to tradition, tho
revelation of Mount Sinai—the first 'publication' of the Decalogue in any version.
Tbe Marquis of Salisbury, on his way
from London to Balmoral, waa welcomed at
all the railway stations. At Aberdeen a
warm-hearted whig called for three cheers
for Gladstone, and the good-natured man
was fortunate to got away with his htad.
The multitude hsaed aud groaned, and
called the poor fellow a Russian dog, and
then gave three times three for Salisbury,
The latest news from London is satisfactory. "The fleets of England are more
than a match for any two fleets in Kurope,
and in a year from this date, .if peace continues, her fleets will be more than a match
for all the navies in the world." That is
the opinion of the French and Italian admirals, and they are supposed to be excellent
The meed of merit for promoting personal
aesthetics is due to J. C. Ayer and Co.,
whose incomparable Hair Vigor is a universal boantifier of the hair. Harmless, effective, agreeable, it has taken rauk among the
indispensible articles of tho toilet. To scanty
locks it give luxuriance; and withered hair it
clothes with the hue of youth.
The eoncc-ssious made to Rus-ia by thr
Qsoalate— Cabinet mo mode le*.*. intelligible
thom ever by tbe divulgation of the du-
sjefclim ejcsbooged between l*wd Qraarille
IM M. de (jier*. Tbe part ut the o.h iui
Mrreep ednw tfaas tot pabtiobad (wings ne I
1 . n ta Kay 4. or about a u.uti.b after the
news of 'he Knabk liieer tneru .■<•; won
known is London. What \>u.u\-. oatbf-uugb-
ont these pep n Is tbe tiro, ...» -,\ tbs t-foe]
maiuUiue.l h\ the British Fo . .gn Secretary,
a l)Miiiiea*> haul to r. coocde with bis sub-is*  j
Meat anxiety to patch  up a MMC on *ny
Let ua compare some of tin* p --dtl >os takei* j
in 'hu conenpoud' nee with the  ooOfM ulti- \
matvly fallowed by the briti,-! ■. <
On April Vi, for example, Lord Ol
l'liie-1 tite Rutts .iu SjSjSSfiloO tfint
othcets had dlfnotad the At'_.h%n attack, or
tlmt Sir Peter Luiusd'-n'a '' •:nonis on liaJ '
any bearing on the question at respou-p.i!ity '
for tbe Kushk River battle. Woat should
we naturally infer from such a resolute attitude uu tbe part of the Hi t *>b Foreign
Office! That 8ir Peter w..uld be lu>afly
•-.'•st 'iii'-d by his own O -vt-rument. but
what are the facta? Sir Peter I Onoden,
Wfaethet recalled or suffered to reaign, bas
beeu recalled from the seen- of ottltrofi t y
while the Russian comminder, wliuin the
CsWT boa honored aud rewarded without
waiting for an arbitrator to pas* upun nis
conduct, remains tbe master of the Turcoman frostier,
In the same despatch Lord Graiivill*-
aver.'ed with the utmost pmimeneMB tbat
England would not accept Oeti. Komrtioff's
account of the Kushk River affair as final.
Vet this is just what Kngland has iu fact
been brought to do. For, alth ugh M. d.
Oiers professed, after nimy delays, to acquiesce in the proposal to ascertain the truth
by arbitration, it w*as not until the situation
had bam ao much changed tliat nothing waa
left to arbitrate upon. After tiie Cat had
made it plain that he, at all events, regarded
Komaroffs report as couc!usi.e, and should
richly recompense bis tertlcee, and after
Euglaud bad agreed to waive all claim to
Penjdeh, which had bofii the prize contended for, then, indeed, the Russian Foreign
Office consented to give tho Gladstone
Ministry the semblance of a pretext for recanting their bold words by submitting to
arbitration a purely sp-culathe question
which events had debarred from affecting
in the least the treatmeut of the Russian
commander or the adjustment of the boundaries.
These despatches Bupply ample warrant
for the opinion formed by many observers on
both sid,; of the ocean, that war was the
logical and almost inevitable outcome of the
sharp antagonism between the positions
taken by Russia and great Britain during
tho four weeks following the Penjdeh incident. It ia tun: that the event has not
borne out their prevision, aud perhaps the
vacillation shown in the Soudan should have
udmonished tbem that with the present
British Government official declarations of
deliberate purpose meant next to nothing,
and are perhaps put forward for no other
end than to avert public condemnation for
breaches of faith committed in the pa-t.
But the Gladstone Ministry will never be
able to cry Wolf! effectually again. Everyone is now pretty well convinced that the
pressure of uo circumstances, however
ominous and urgent, could be relitd ou to
provoko an unflinching oonrae of actim.—
N.T. Sun.	
{From the Colonies and India.)
Life at the Gold Fields.—A correspondent, writing from Moodle'i --old Fields,
S'iys:—"This hns beeu a. regular week ol
events. News was recently received in
camp of the dmwniug in the Komitie, of
Mr Allan Forsyth, the mining engineer of
the Barber and the Uinvoti Comp nies. Tbe
deceased was returning from Ennelo to re
sumc bis duties. On arriving at thn river.
he was advised not to cross, as the water
was tuo high. Tho poor old man would not
listen to the good advice given hiin, and
made the attempt. When nearly through
the river he woe seen to throw himself ott
bis horse, and was seen straggling ior ab >nt
loO yards, When his body was discovered,
about four hours after the <*c* urreuce, it was
found tliat one side of bis head was completely battered in. Thru cur camp was
startled by the news tbat Sam Pratt) one of
tho most respected anil Inoffensive men on
Moudie's, wss murdered, and that the
supposed culprit had esoaped lutoSwainlaod.
It appears that a fi-jht tuok phne between
the Kaffirs employ-d by tbe Pioneer Company. Their huu are situated cl<<se to
Pratt's residence. Owing to tbe great dis
tui'baucj bo (Pratt) went out of his hut to
qnlet them, and was obliged to use a stick,
and bai.dled a'few of them rather severely,
They d sported -ind went to a canteen close
by, an I returned to their huts a^ai:i about
10 o'clock in tiie night, making a greater
low than ever. As they would not listen to
i.i- r 'monstrances he came out with a stick,
and went to one of the huts where the
greatest row was going on, and hammered
tht in all round. In the souffle some euoll ot
the ttre which was burning in the hut set
the hut alight. They then informed their
masters that Pratt bud wilfully burnt the
hut. Several of thnn came down to the
scene of disturbance, and one of them
named Norris brought his gnu witb bim,
aud whilst Pratt was atill busy witb some
of the Kaffirs close to his hut, a shot ■-..-
fired, Wblcb killed Pratt on the spot.     Nm*
ris,   wbo has beeu apprehended,  says  tin
dltohargi of thu gun was accidental."
Thk Rihk oka Pbopbstjms. There had
been much agitation amongst the natives of
tiie Ilokiauga district ou account uf tho
rise of a prophetess amongst thorn. Her
name is Mete Tupia, and site aays the end
of the world is.it hsud. Sacrifices Iind been
made of dogs, sheep, and other animals,
and it was aaid that a human sacrifice was
intended, oue young girl being quite willing
to be Offered up for the sins of the people.
The police, however, were instructed by the
Gtaverument to watch what was going on,
and to interfere tl there was any breach of
the law. Several hundred liatiVM were assembled, and they were selling their p sees*
sions, end even their lands, at a ruinous sacrifice, under the impression that tho world
would s< on bu destroyed. It was feared
tbere would be great distress among these
natives during tbe furthcoming scaso. .
Some of the settlers in the district were
much alarmed, not knowing what turn the
fanaticism might take. The Maoris, as well
as the Kaffirs, are subject to these religious
and prophetic manias, and they have occurred at intervals during oar whole knowledge of them.
Much of the latest news from the German
African Colonies has been of a very saddening nature. The terrible climate of tlie
West Coast has been playing havoc, not
only among the leaders of tbe Genwrn Colonial Expeditions, but also among the sailors and marines of the German Navy engaged along the coasts of the new settlements.
The question how to obtain a military force
adapted for tlie protection ofthe West African Colonies is now attracting much attention in Berlin. As Germans cannot endure
the climate, as a rule, more than three
months, it has been attempted to organize a
force of natives, but the experiments in the
way of drilling them on board German vessels in African waters, accordingto tbe Berlin correspondent of the "Standard," have
utterly failed. It is now proposed to bring
over a number of blacks to Germany, and to
train them for service in the Colonies. But
this, it is evident, will be a rather expensive
0!*.n;!N or Olj> Oi~vky Vthun.r. - Iu the
-eijiii «jf (fhjttiit Anne there existed Itctwetm
two of tiie most infidential gentlemen in tu.,
■Migbboorbood a ni'jst warm and cordial
friendship; Sir Robert Tj-ocLinork-n, uf
Weston Dadorwood, and Will.am I/jwudee,
Of    A-itv.it-> i - ,i y    to   thu
try, and foi un\iy -,•--*.■'■*  Cbainnaaof
- I    uaoaa,
ooaaaonlj   ...!>i  -Way.- sad Hoaasf
eentlamoa   won   in the
habit <■'■ sllieaelsjlj and
One  at   th:*   time
i  available bridge at Olaegt aadaea--
I pose ttoto ■ tlnev
to&mbertaa   woro obliged   at  Ibe eeeead
arm of the river, le toko tb f ford.
'-• t. In eoaee \u eee oi th
this passage was often .inpaiiuhh- ea del lag
injph"f tbe year all interrour-H- »a* sue*
■ 1 butiroaa toe tsro Meade. Sir
Robert, to whom tie * i-..,:,_•_..-.,«*. were en-
poeUUjr d.-it'.-aefjl, put up witb tbi mcou-
veiiteii'c bi Mvetal pain, bat «t length
after a flood of inordinate duration, be declared that never ag.nn .-.In.old the river
prevent tiie meeting of h hum* If . nd he
Ulead S«> saying he made for A ft wood
bury at his eailie-t opportai ity, ai d1
projiosed t'. Mr. howndoathat tbey should
build a bridge at Gluey that should be-
otride the whole valley. "I will tind the
materials," aaid he, "if you willsunpK'
tb* labour." Mr. Lowndes a-.qu.e-.ced in
his proposal, an 1 that very week was com
meuoed the bridge that has since become
so   famous.
<Q fL*^AJf<tt\*>4 -
-Z.-,*^ **- Tn/i^^ *
M0H «R co., aimi/
^:r MOODV, P* °-
jlXiJ4 /)yu>+*<"-
— AND I>E..-L IN —
Everything used in Building,
from the roof to the sills, iu
Ct-dae,    White    Pine,     V\r    find     S-iiruce
— asrn —
Rough   &   Dressed   Lumber
Of every kind.
Our Lumber h» more strictly graded thu.
any other umnufautuivd in the Province
and consequently our customers get ■ nperioi
raine st ruling market urn u.
Port Moody people will benefit Wu m*e|ve.
by getting estimates from un before hftil 'in.
An Arab named Jellani bin Mahomed
Suleiman has been sentenced to two years1
imprisonment at the Bombay High Court on
a charge of importing a negro boy into India
for sale as a slave.
B. L. Woods,
_M' —
'Late Cutter for Trapp Bros.)
HAYING OPENED the Store lafcelj
OOOOfdad by Mrs. fcckatcin, I ani*
prepared to offer suits at price* lower than
evei btforc   1 have on hand a full etook ot
Diagonals, Broadcloths,
Bi on ii, CUvahust, and
English Tweeds
8000 KIT  (lUARANTKKl).
Suits Triiiiiiicil in Firsl-i'liiss iStyfe.
Columbia Street, Now  Westminster,   B. C.
to comAom
SEALED TENDERS will be received by
the undersigned for the buildfng RIM
completing of a Dwelling House, on .?oh;j
Street, np to noon of THRSUDAY, Jnn I
26th.   1885.
Plans and Specificatijns may be seen, ani/
forma of tender obtained, at tbe Elgin Housi,
Pott Moody, on and after tho 1st June, next.
Two sureties" for tho fulfilment of the cot
tract, for 5 per cent, on the amount tendered
for,   will  be   required   by   the proprietor.
Tenders must be made oo the printed form*
The lowest or any tender not necessarily
Port Moody, B. C, May 30, 1885;
New Barber Shop.
Pioneer Barber en the Mainlan.i.
and hogs (o inform the public that b
has established bis shop Next Doon ...
thk Pom Office. Satisfaction guanui -
teed. je£> What may be Jon- by s community in the
wty of planting trees in aiiJ districts
hu been exemplified at Jamestown, in
South Australia. Five years ago the
corporation commenced the planting of a
previously treeless region with timber.
Up to that date the place must certainly have been ns undesirable a town to
live in as could be found. In summer there
was nothing to mitigate the blinding glare
of the sun or the Intolerable radiation of the
heat from the fissured surfaee of the hard-
baked earth. The h.it winds swept across a
wide expanse of scorching country, bringing
with them clouds of all-penetrating dust.
In the winter there were no natural ini-rui*
of breaking the force or diminishing the in
clemency of tbe gales which came howling
down from the north. But tbe corporstiou
has changed all that. It has planted Orel
■20.000 tires of various kinds, and the once
glaring and dusty streets are protected and
shaded, with several beautiful varities ol
gams, now La flower snd standing twenty-
Ave feet to thirty feet high, anil this after
having l-een twice looped during the live
years since they were first planted. But
gums are nnt the only trees; for they are
relieved by hundreds of pines, catalpar-,
tainarix, Bcus, willows, cypress, olive doing
splendidly, acacia tophauntha, and a lot of
In a committee of the Vale of White
Horse hunt lately a resolution was
moved to the effect that Mr. Charles
lloare, tbe master, who wan defendant
in the case of Misa.-iiiniiirr, which has
been discussed in our editorial columns,
should be asked to retire; but an amend
in.-nt was moved thut before this resolution passed the 700 farmers who signed the request to him to retain tho
mastership should be consulted. This
waa carried by a large majority, and ho
will doubtless remain. Mr. 11 on re is u
millionare, which explains agreutdeal.
He is head of the great bunking house
which for nearly 200 years lum hurl one
ofthe wealthiest (and decidedly the
most religious) clienteles in London. It
is thought thnt in view of the latter fact
bit irregularities may cause the with-
drawal of some accounts. Many leading lights of the Quakersaud evangelicals bank at Hoare's.
There is a postman in one of the suburbs
of London who has lately been put to sorious
inconvonieuce by the extraordinary conduct
of a greyhound belonging to one of his neighbors. No sooner does he start on his rounds
than the dog sets off also. When the postman drops a newspaper into the box the dog
stops still, waits till the postman is a good
distance off, then endeavors to force his way
iuto the house. If the door is locked ho foi-
lows his friend again, and waits his opportunity lor making a second attempt. At
long-h lie succeeds. He seizes the paper in
lilt in .nth and dnrtsoff at full speed. The
postman has never been able to discover
wuetji* does with his stolen goods. He
f llmv.d him once,but the dog was too quick
in hia movements to allow himself to be
anight. Tbis conduct is extremely awkward for the poor postman, who on more
thnn one occasion has had to reimburse the
oust   of tho paper to the angry subscribers.
The province of New Brunswick has a
new law, directed agaiust the practices of
CHiupt-i-s, to whose thoughtless unconcern
iiiin.v destructive conflagrations have been
dire. It is ordered that every person who.be-
two n May 1 and Dec. 1, may start a firo in
or near a forest, for the purpose of cooking
or . t.t lining warmth, shall select a place in
whloli there is the smallest t,u nitity of veg-
elahls matter, dead wood, brunches, brushwood, dry leaves, or resinous trees; shall
.•Iter the place by removing all combustibles
from the soil within a radius of five feet from
tho lire; shall exercisr.every resnnahle precnu-
ti. n lo prevent the fire from spreading, nnd
carefully extinguish the same boforo quitting
tha place. Any person who throws down
a burning substance or discharges a firearm within auy forest shall be subject
t. punishment if ho omits to extinguish tho
.-urbeis before leaving the spot.
It seems that the iSuakim-Berbci
railway is to be sbrindoned. The navvies have already stopped work, and
the seventeen miles of r.ilway cou-
strucrtedjare, therefore, to remain an
appropriate momoriul of British intervention inthe Soudan. Political philosophers ask what more fitting monument
. I ill-considered and resultless action
lliere could be than a railway begun in
ignorance, dropped in a few miles and
feruling nowhere. Such a gigantic ab-
frii-ilily is too grotesquely farcical for
ruri-e. It is known that the evacuation
nt i he Soudan will be attended with an
immediate relapse of the country into
ii" former condition. The effect of
liigiish interference will pass from the
•riilivc mind with the departure of the
Ki'gllsh troops and leave no more trace
th..n Iheir footsteps.
'I ho lurallde Jtusse gives nn account of
llie reserves which could be called out
in the event of war. On Jan I, 1883, tho
unrulier of reserve men was 1,28:1,300.
In llu lourseof the yearthis list wasin-
I. r ■„„, d by 188,907 fresh men and diminished by 70,367 time-expired men, so
thatonJan. 1,1884, the reserve amount-
ed tii 1,405,1110 men. There were In addition on January 1, 1884, 2,077,000
militia of the first class. Thesoldiers of
the reserve have nlreudy gone through
-Mr military service, while tbe militia
of the first class are those who, at the
linn- rrl', -onm-ripli.il, wore not drawn bv
lot for active service. There Is ulso the
militia ofthe second class, composed of
the wholo male population up to 40
years of age.
One actress-smitten man has been cured.
Ho had for many years been au inmate   of
.-in in i.oii- asylum.       He    lucrum-   a   furious
lover of Kistori as Mary Stuart Mud immediately went draft. Of late years the one
mania of love for tho mimic Queen was all
that ailed him. Seeing thst Bistort
en hor recent farewell tour, hail become a
middle aged woman, with none of her personal beauty left, the physician decided to
take his patient to see her. The result waa
astonishingly successful. There was enough
•f the former Ristori to convince him that
she was the same individual; but he was so
thoroughly disenchanted that recovery was
almost instilncous.
A wirter in tho Pall Malt Oatette, says of
Edinburgh: To a strauger who selects --din
burgh as s place to live in, there is practically no society, such as oue can readily have in moat cities. The attention of
the natives is taken up with petty church
squabbles and professional jealousies. In
days gone by—in the days of Jeffrey snd
Cockburn—Edinburgh was a place to live
in and tn enjoy. It is not so now, and this
has been brought about by its theological
hairsplitting and religious intolerance. It
is now nothing more nor less than a big
school, where our boys can bo taught everything on earth save good manners.
Even Queen Victoria will have to rea 1
the Revised Version of the Old Testament,
f..r a handsomely hound copv of the "Stan-
dard Edition" of the Revised Bible haa been
presented to her in five volumes. Tbe vol-
umes were enclosed in a morocco box, and
the following inscription: "Presented to her
most gracious Majesty the Queen by the
Convocation of the Province of Canterbury
May 16, A. D. 1885."
A great Paris drapery house is selling
"bathiSags,"hy tbe use of which "refined
people" may obtain a sort of velvety, oatmeal soap complexion ablution, for the
moderate sum of eight cents. Theae queer
articles c- —r^T^r of rr bog   contalfriftg   half  a
So-nad of bran, iti'    pow
ered soap. On wetting aud p.e....ug
tha bag a lather Is produced, and, at the
same time, a toft pad for rubbing purposes.
"If ynu please sir," said the young
lady timidly, as the exchange editor
handed her a chair, "I have ooni|>osed
a few verses,or partially coinposed them
and 1 thought you might help me finish
then;, ai.d then print tbem. Ma says
they are real nice as far as tliey go, and
pa takes yourpuper weekly." She was a
handsome creature wiih beautiful blue
eyes, and a crowning glory as yellow as
golden rods. There was an expectant
look on hor face, a hopefulness that appealed to the holiest emotions, and the
exchange editor made up his mind not
to crush the longing of thut pure heart
if he never struck another lick.
".May 1 ulinw vuu the pMtnrf*' continued llie ripe red mouth. "Vou will
sec that I couldn't get the lust lines of
the rereee, nnd if you would pleuso be
so kind nato help me "
Help her! Thutigh he had never read
a line ol poetry, the exchange editor
felt the spiiit of the divine art Hood his
soul,as he yielded to lhe bewildering
music. Help her'.' Well he iliould
"The first verse runs like this," she
went on, taking courage from his eyes:
" -How toftlT swrsI Hi. .utumu sir
'i i,.. iivin...... .0.1..i mis,
An.l until e turns Iniiu restful cam—' "
"To anti-bilious pills," added the exchange editor with a jerk. "Just the
thing. It rhymes, and it's so. You
take anybody now. llulf lhe people
you meet are "
"I suppose you know best," interrupted the girl. "1 hadn't thought of it
in Unit way, but you have a better
idea of such things. Now, the second
verse is more like this:
'"Tb."  d veeyril  klnn up n ths moor
Look t>aiilt-r. ine k. una "ml.
Wliih lroin the valley cum s the roar—'"
•'Ofthe matchless liver-pad!" roared
tho exchange editor. "There you get it
That finishes the second so us to mutch
the first. It combines the fashions with
poetry and carries the idea right home
to theftreside. If I only had your ability
in starting a verse with my genius in
winding it up, I'd quit the shears and
open iu tbe poetry business to-morrow."
"Think so!" asked the fair young lady
"It don't strike mo as keeping up the
"You don't want to. You want to
break the theme here and there. The
reader likes it better Oh ! yes, where
you keep up the theme it gets monotonous."
"Perhaps that's so," rejoined the
beauty, brightening up. "Irlidn'tthink
of that. Now I'll read tbe third
" 'How sadly droop, th- dying day,
As night spi logs from thn glen;
Aud in.i.uli g twilight sesiu. to ssy—'"
"'My cash is short ugain' wouldn't do
would it?" asked the exchange editor.
"Somebody else wrote that, and we
might be accused of plagiarism, We
must have this original. Suppose we say
'Why did I spout my ben?"
"Is that new?" inquired the sweet,
rosy lips. "I don't know what it
means "
"New! 'Deed it's new. Ben is the poetic name for eveicnat, and spout means
to pop 'Why did I spout my ben?'
tneAiis 'why did I spout my topper?"
That's just what twilight would think
of first, you know. Oh I don't be afraid
that's just immense."
"Well, I'll leuve it to you," Biiid the
glorious girl, with a smile that pinned
the exchange editor's heart to his spine
"This is the fourth verse:
" 'The marry milkmaid's soiiibrn sung
B-.ecliuoB fiom ihe roi-.ks,
Aa siU-iitly she trips along' *'—
"With holes in both her socks, by
Jove!" cried the delighted exchange
editor.    "Yon sue—"
"Oh! no, no!" remonstrated theblush-
ing muideii.   "Not that."
"Certainly," protested the exchange
editor, wanning up. "Nine to four she's
got 'em; und you get fidelity to fact with
a wealth of poetical expiession. The
worst of poetry generally is you can't
state things ss they ure. It ain't
like prose. But here we've busted all
the established notions, und put up au
actual existence with a veil ..f genuine
pootry over it. I think that's the boss
idea we've struck yet."
"I don't seem to look nt itns you do,
but of course you are the best judge.
Pa thought I ought to sny—
*' 'Aa silently nho tr ps along lt
Iu autuuiu'a y 11.iw tracks,'"
Wouldn't that do?"
"Do! Just look nt it. Does trac'tB
rhymeto rr vks! Not in our paperitdoii't.
Besides, when you say 'trucks'you give
tho impression of a fellow heaving
things at another fellow who's scratching for safety. 'Socks," on the other
hand,rhymes with 'rocks,'and beautifies
them while it touches up the milk maid
and by describing her condition, shows
her to be a child ofthe very nature you
are shewing up."
Snip, snip. snip. Paste, paste, paste.
But il is with saddened heart that ho
snips mul pastes among his exchanges
now. The Ireiiutifnl vision thut for a
moment dawned upon him hns loft but
the recollection in his heart of ono sun.
beam in his life quenched hy the shower
of tears with which she denounced him
as a "nasty brute," and went out from
him forever.
Mint $111!
The workmen of Cook A Co., in Sheffield,
England, a town in which human life is
worked out at greater Bpced among the
manufacturing laborers, as shown by statistics, than anywhere iu the United Kingdom,
recently went to their employers, who were
laboring under difficulties, and stated that
"in consequence of the stagnation iu the iron
trade, and aa their wages could not he reduced, owing to their being governed by
the South Staffordshire Board of Conciliation they had decided at a meeting that it
wae their duty to help their employers to
tide over the period of adversity. They had
therefore agreed to work & week for nothing"
—which they cheerfully did.
Tbe most interesting passage at the
Royal Academy dinner w-s the graceful
and well-considered acknowledgement
ofthe attitude ofthe Irish people during his recent visit and his allusion to its
social and philanthropic character by
the Prince of Wales, which elided great
enthusiasm. There is an impression
that the project of a royal residence
has heen distincly forwarded by
the visit.
A curious phenomenon is reported from
some of the vineyards in the province of
Malaga. According to Spanish papers
plants attacked by tlie phylloxera, and given
np as practically dead, bave begun to show
marked symptoms of vitality, due, it it. believed in the localities, to the destruction of
the insect hy gases or electrical conditions
consequent on the earthquakes.
Mr Keller is said to have selected a
ProN.ai.int church in Paris as the scene
of his recent suicide because a protests at parson's daughter had jilted   bim.
i.. i. . . -
Port Moody, B. C.
rilllE UNDERSIGNED, successor to the
_JL late W. 0. White, is now thoroughly
csubhshcil at the Terminus, and, having de-
voted bis lile to Ilia ttado, is preliared to
supply the public with tho best work iu his
line to be bad in the province.
All kinds of Rough and Dressed
Furnished on short notice and at
most reasonable rates.
Kept constantly nn hand.
cOKN BUM!   -   •   Manager
New .FaII_Gojds II
The Cash Tailor!
Lyi-ioh Square, New Westminkter
Has opened out bis FALL STOCK, and is
now prepared to executo orders.
urStJtiarAorios Guaranteed. s.1
One   Summer
111* THE ...IfKET.
* facts conc-riiing an inland village of
this Province unit its unique i.iIiabituntB.
The wuilc lias all the fascination of liction.
Don't rest till you tend it.
New Wash House
""     that lie is prepared  to rlo   Washing
anrl Ironing ou short notice, and in  lirst
clam order.    Cam.. Soi.ktiin.
Laundry opposite C. P. R,  near Queen
Street. ja'll
Spring is only half owner oi the Clarke
scow nt Port Moody, aa I own lhe other half;
ami said T. II. Spring haa no authority to
sell said scow.
Fred.  ~Eickhoff
GENERAL Ll ',1,Hi   in
Dry   4Z3rOO<5Lmt
&o.. &o.
Of First-Class Quality,
Moderate   Hates-
Coiner of Front   and Iiegbie Streets,
mQQ)T mu mm
Under  the  new Oddfellows'  Hall,
The Winnipeg: House
Cor. Clarke and Kyle Sts.,   •  Port Moody, B. C.
I     height, in hard finished Uirouuhuut; has a bur wall stocked at all
times with a good selection of tlie choicest
The Gentlemen's Sitting Room is a model of neutness and comfort,
where will bo found, for the use of guests, tho Canadian, American
mid local newspapers. Tlio Ladies Parlor is elegantly furnished. The
Dining Room is large and handsome, and the tables will always be
supplied with tho
The House has the capacity for the accommodation' of 50 guests,
having over 20 rooms furnished with
First-Class Spring* Beds and Bedding,
and has a commanding view of the beautiful harbor. The House will
be conducted on first-class principles at Moderate Rates.
Open  for Cuesta on and after 15th May.
Patrons may rely on receiving every possible attention from the
proprietor aud his attendants.
.P. GJ^JEtttlT,
Clarke Street  Port Moody,  B. C.
TAYLOR & TBA._Et3ST-A.Y_ - i=-R.ci='iil_ETC_as
his old friends and the general public  that he is prepared to
furnish guests witli
and desires a liberal share  of the patronage of the  traveling public.
Grocery  and   Crockery   Store,
id. _m:tj-_e?,c-E3:ie7     -
rpilK l*M)KI:sli;.\].;n  HAS AN ASSORTMENT OF FIRST-GLASS articles
-»      in Iris line,   w hich Ile oilers
Ami hi- rrrspr-.-tfullv nolicits the  patronage  of his friends,   and general  juri.li,-, Assuring
tf-Twu Doom VTwt of C.ron's Drug Store, Clnike Street, PORT MOODY.
WIM       I\T<iJ_F   l?V    ,IAS   N0,V   COMPLETED   THE   BAR   AND
IT 1TJ.«    Jl • ^ k5 t-A WU J_L     Hillin.nl .{00111,—the hitter the Hnndsoniest Room
in tlie Provinoe, fmiiishiril wiih the finest CAKOM sin! POCKET TABLI'Mever importeil.
Tba PAR will he pi-nvidud with tli* hest of
Wines, Liquors and Cigars
THK RESTAUR ANT is now open to the pnblio; it is condiiotod on tin; niosl
modem Improved princriplai Iry » lirst-cluwi Oook.
WILLIAM  INSLI-Y, ....       Phopiiiktoh.
R.   B.   KELLY,
in announcing lhat tho House is now completed with every convenience for the traveling public. THE TABLES are well supplied
with every article iu soason, and THE BAR is provided with a well-
selected Stock of
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.
-EiIC_=_C-<£L-_-e_D   SIKEET,
TO PERSONS WISHING TO BDILD,   the   Company   are   now prepared to offer
special inducements in Lumber and Material of all kinds, including,
Doors, Sash, Mouldings and Finish
The Company wish to draw special attention to their stock of
This Department is conducted on the most improved   principles.     All tbe latest
designs are produced in the choicest material.
vl.lA'hr5!iia «"*.*!_ I|t"rnl,,h "*__"■• •"- «tror.g.y  recommended to
vi»it tne Mill, a* special prices *re accepted fer large purohasee.
This Great Household Med
cine ranks among the lei
ing necessaries ot Lite.
Thest famous Pills purify ihe 111.00
and aci watt powerfully, yei .ooilnnj
on ihe
sad   BOWELS,  giving  lone,  eiierr-j,
vigoi lo   tiie>e greni  MaIN  hPKlNf'-r
I.!>K.    Th.-» ..ie eonxiiii.tlT ri-i-*-'..ii .1 w
. never fuiling r- UK'-'y in all i-nsr- wr.r.i
t-oiiHiitu'inu. tr"ni  wluiie*" r mum , Im I
'jrtine imp ..r.'.i nr weaki'ii* d.      In j ale.,
■l.-i fully i-fHericMiir,, in ,,ll   aitn.ei.l     ia .in
11 l.-nial. h .rl ah Sge.| air.I   ... a GENkll
'•A-IILV  MKillCINK, nl-.    UIH.*_|-i..SM.
Its searching and Bealim
Properties tre know
throughout the World
K-rr llie ture ol BAD LEGS, Hail llioj
uld Hounds, Sores and Mem
i. i. an iifallil.lt. remedy.   Il . Ile.-nialli nl
ih,A uu the r.eCk and cl est, 11s sail 11
11 'Jilies .-()   ETHUOaT, Br.ii.cl.iliH, lodi
•'..iigi.s, and even AMIIWA.    jr'or Gr.srl.
we ling., Abu, ohms, Piles, l-'i.-.rr: . ...
.nil every kind ul SKIN IHSEa.-E, ii
•evr-r bren 1.1...„ 11 in fail,
I I. ■ i'illH .,nd lliiiliiienl are Maiinf»ct..N
i-ily at
A nit are vo'd by all v odors ot M- -li in.
liroi.glr.ini . I.i-civiliz. .1 wo lil.willi.lire, ion
lor ut.e in n mosr ■ veiy itngnage
I In-   'frnile Murks of t'.eire ..l.-ilic
.-. »iRt.■ie.'   in   iii-awu.     Hem-..,    .
rfatiragli-.nl th.- Iliim-li po_>e*»ioiis » -mi.
' e- p the Auipr.ciiu I'onnreiaeili. fo- .11 s, r.
be prosecuted.
JaKT'Pi.rch.iin.-H -linnl.l look III Ihr In!
'". ihi-1'oiH .nd Box**, lulu arl.lri-»i«.i
"•33, iiiir.nl ,-lreil, l.i.inlon, they »r» ir-trl
II * IIK1 sri* It-it T-1 AW,   Notakv   Pl'SLIC,
.Slll.iniTI.il AM! AlTORNEr,  IIkai. Esuii
A.1KNT      ANII      L'0XV«YA.VIKI1,
aV-Tia.rrsty __._■••_,    .   .   yort a^Coody.
every section of Port Moody. Ala\
Nnlim-hoii l„it«, by tho Acre, iiniiioilistt.
adjacent to the Port Mnody surveyed Tr.r.1-
Lands for sale on thn North sido nf, .rrl
having writer frontage mi, Port Muo.
llrii-imr, finely situated and *jmsHll_l
Also, Fiirm Lands ol superior nnality mt
on favorable terms, in New \\ estinin*f
Carefully prepared Main and Plana «'
hibit.-d, anrl tha fullest inlniuiatinn furni*.
ed. at Mi. Hamilton's riffine
To Brick maker s, Woolen
Manufacturers and othora.
most beautiful spots in the Proviso.,
there are inexhaustible beds of clay, »■•"
adapted for the manufacture of brick'
There ia plenty of wuter power to drivs »
mill, and any quantity of fuel to burn tir'
bricks. For a Woolen Mill the Island »
well adapted; the streams are cnirier"
thr..ughout the year, and there is plenty *>
power to drive machinery. The narlror 11
excellent and landlocked, so that no win'
has any effect on shipping lying in the btr
For particular* apply at
A.vnand, Geo.    .       . Propr. Pacific Hotrl-
Armstroho ft BpMt, •  Lumber Merchant".
Brett, James,
Coorr, C E.,
Clarke, i. A.,
FALEsft CO.,
Grant, D. B.,
Ha.1II.TO!., P. S.
H-slop, M.,
Inslet, Wm.,    ■
Kn.nr, E.,
Kelly, R. B.,
Langis, H. E.,
Mennie, A.,
Murchie, —,   -
Nelson, F. F.,
Turns, J. a,   .
VanVolkenhurgh Stem..
Trommeb, Lorn
Wise, Job,,
Druggist and Telepke1*1
.       .       .    RealE-lA*
Gen'I. Mdss.
"      "'
Barrister ft Real Est***
•   Propr. Elrfn Hoos*.
Propr. Caledonian How-
. . il- "'
Lumber Age**-
Groceries ft Cnrckei?'
London Hoa**-
Shingle Manufactory-
Sho* S*sr*
Slag. 9ee>eriekoe.
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