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Array —THE—
y U$0#4g (timttt.
eDUK-'BirTioN by row,
jcooiinanicatious oddreased to
Port Moody.
illalK'ARiiiAN Office, New We.tu.in-
«ill receive prompt attention.
Seal Estate Agents,
hyancsrs & Accountants.
i       FOR  SAI.K
« MONEY    TO    LOAN.
| !,.» K. S. Hat".
£al   E-itate   B.-okurs,
■ tIRANOlS     A OK NTS,    ««
|nH0ODI   FnorEKTY   A  SI'Kr'lALTY.
O.l.m'i .HI.. Op.4.li. Fost-fflt-e,
Nsw ffs.TMia.Taa, B. 0.
a Harness-maters
VOL. 2.
PORT MOODY,  B. C,   SATURDAY,   JUNE li,    1885.
NO. -20.
ery Article In their Linf
Always in Stock-
ont St    -    YALE B. C.
Port Moody
HIXG..1*.    MILL
Mrnly .Siiinule Mill,  «*h«r« the  butt
lingli-i can b-Trnd at the lowest prices,
tUie ill"Tfliail.
t\<,\v.)\y k.-jit uiMnttfintlv on hand.
JOHN U. TJFi-'iy,
iai_ai__b.!_? c_f-_3a *k*s an
tfollentogli Bros.
Keep contUntly on liftud *
tirtf-clou Block of *
LiU .
/ (Continued.)
. ' Here ahe ie, by Jove I" said the dc-
lighied Percy, as thoy ran alongside the
"Hold birdl" cried tbe steward over
the side, and Mr. Percy Noakes jumped
oo board,
"Hope you will dad ever.thing as
you wished, sir. She looks uucomiiion
well thia morning."
"Sbe. does, indeed," replied the
manager, in a state of ecstaey which it
ia ird-iossibb. to describe. The deck
waa acrubbed, and the, seats were
scrubbed, and there was a bench for
lhe- ban.1, end a ttietyo tor dawuitg. and
a pile of camp-stools, and an awning; and
then, Mr. Percy Noakes busP.led down
below, snd theie were the paatrycook's
men, and the ateward'a wife, laying out
the dinner on two tablps the whole
length of the cabin; snd then Mr.
Percy N.rakes took off his coat, and
rushed backwards and forwards, doing
nothing, but quite convinced be was
assisting everybody; and the steward's
wife laughed till nh>- cried, and Mr.
Percv Noikia panted iriih the violr-nce
of his exertions. And then, the bell
at London Bridge wharf rang; and a
Margate boat was juat starling, and a
Uravesend boat was jnat starting, and
people shouted, and porters ran down
the atepa with luggage that would crush
any men but purlers; and sloping boards
with bits of wood nailed on them, were
[.laced between the outside bout and
tbe inside boat, and the p-issergers
ran along them, and looked like so
many fowls coming out of an ares; an I
then, the bell ceased, and the boards
were taken away, and tlie boats started
and the whole scene was one ul the most
delightful bustle and confusion.
The time wore on; half-past eight
o'clock arrived; the pastrycook's men
went ashore; thai dinner was completely
Mid out; and Mr. Percy Nr.akes locked
the principal cabin, and put flic key in
bis pocket, in order thai it might be
suddenly disci..aed, in all its magnificence, to the eyes of the astonished company. The baud came ou board, and so
did the wine.
Ten minutes to nine, and thp committee embarked in a body. There
was Mr. Hardy, in a blue jacket and
waistcoit, white trouser., silk stocking.,,
and pumpa—in full aquatic costume,
wiih a straw hat on hia head, anil an
immense tele-cope under liiH arm; and
there was tin* young Keiiilem.n »'iltl
thi' green specticles. with n.inkecn in
cxplic-ibles, with a ditto w.isrcnat anrl
bright button", like the picture of Paul
—not tbe   sain', but    be of   Virgi-.ia
H torirty.    The remHiiid'r of [tie   C ■
milteo, dress'-d in while huts, light
jacket^, waistcoats, un I trousarl I otod
801116111111-; betvaen waters uud West
Indii planted.
Nine o'clock s'rui-k, anl the com-'
liany arrircl in snoils. -Mr. S.iuuel
Brit'K»; Mia. Briggs, and the Misses
Bnaga, made theii appearance iu a
aiuart private wherry. Tbe three
guitars, in their respective dark-green
casea, were carefully stowed uwav in the
bottom of the boat, accompanied by
two inimense_portfulioa of music which
it would take at least a week's incessant
playing to get through! The Tsunion-
arriv d at the aaiue ti.on.Kiit with nn.re
music, and a lion—a gentlem ui »llh a
baas voice and an incipient red mustache
The colors of the T.unton party were
pink, those of the Bml'iis a linht blue
The Tuunlons hnd artificial (lowers in
tbeif bonnets; here the Briggses gained
ad.antage — tliey    wore
T g» to Fides * Co. for
■**r<_ware,   Groceries,
•""•rtaklng a Specialty.
'*■*■**• Port Moody.
"How d'ye do, dear?" said thn Misses
Br gga to the Misses Taunton. (The
word "dear" among girls ia frequently
synonym..us with "wretch.")
"Quite well, thank you, dear," replied the Misses Taunton to the Misses
Briggs; and then there was such
a kiaaing, and congratt iating, ami shaking i.f Rands, as might have induced
one lo auppoae that the two families
were tbe beat friend in the world, instead of each wishing the other over-
boaid, as they moat sincerely did.
Mr. Percy Noakea received the
viaitors, and bowed to the strange
gentleman aa if he should like to know
who he was. This was* just what Mrs,
Taunton wanted. Here was an oppor-
tuniiy toaatoniah the Biiggsen.
"Ohl I beg your pardon," said the
general of the Taunton party, with a
careless air. "Captain Helvea—Mr.
Percy Noakes—Mrs. Briggs—Captain
Mr. Percy Noakes bowed very low;
the gallant captain did the same with
all due ferocity, and the Briggses wete
clearly overcome.
"Our friend, Mr. Wizile, being un
fortunately prevented from coming," re
sunied Mrs. Taunton, "I did myself the
pleasure of bringing tbe captain, whose
musical talents I knew would be a great
"In tbe mine ofthe committee I
have to thank you foi doing so, and to
offer you welcome sir," replied Percy.
(Here the scraping was renewed.)
"But pray be seated—won't you »alk
altl Captain, will yoa conduct Miss
Taunton!—Miss Briggs, will you allow
"Where could they have picked up
that military mant" inquired Mrs.
Briggs of Misa Kate Briggs, as they
followed the little parly.
"I can't imagine." replied Mis. Kate
bursting with vexation; for the very
tierce air with which tbe gallant capt.in
regarded the company,   had   impressed
ber with a hi_;h senneof his imparlance
Boat after boat came alongside, and
guest after guest arrived. The invites.
had been excellently arranged; Mr.
Percy Noakea having considered it as
i in porta n i that the number of young
men ah. uld exuet'y tally <*iih that of
the young ladies, as lhat the quantity of
knives on board should be in pieciae
proportion to the fork*.
''Now, is every one on board?" inquired Mr. Percv Noakea. The committee (who, with their hin of blue
ribbon, looked aa if ihey were all goi'-g
to be bled) bustled aboul to ascertain the
fact, and reported that they might safely
"Go on!" cried the masters ofthe boat
trom the lop of oneof the paddle-boxes.
'•Go on I" echoed the boy, who was
atationed over the hatchway to pass the
directions down the e gineer; and away
went the vessel with that agreeable noise
which is peculiar to steamers, and which
is composed of a mixture of creaking,
pushing, clanging, and snorting,
"Hoi-oi-oi-oioi oi o-i-iil" ahouted
half a dozen v. ices from a boat aquar-
of a mile astern.
"Ease her!" cied the captain; "do
these people belonj- to us, sir!"
"Noakes," ex-laimed Hardy, who
had been looking at every object, far
and near, through the large telescope,
"it's the Fleetwoods and the Waketielda
—and two children with them, by
"What a ahame to bring children!"
said eveiybolv; "how verv inconsider
"I s y, it would be a good joke to
pretend no. to see 'em, wouldn't it!'
suggested Hardy, to the immense delight
of tire company generally. A council
of war w.s hasiily held, and it wa. re-
a Ived that the new-comers should be
taken on board, on Mr. Ilarily'ssolemnly
pledging himself to lease the chilJreu
during the whole of the day.
"Stop her!" cried ihe captain.
"Slop lierl * repeated the boy, whin
went the ste m. and all the young ladies
ns in duty bound, acieami-d in conceit.
They were only appeased by the assurance of ihe martial Helves, that the
escape of steam consequent on stopping
a vessel was seldom attended with any
great loss of hum in life.
Two men ran to the -ide; and after
some shouting, and awe-ring. «n.l
angiiog lot die wb»rry with a bn.it-
hook, Mr. Fleetwood, and Mrs. F.eet-
wood, and Master Fleetwood, .nd .Mr.
Wakefield, and Mrs. Wakefield, and
Mms Wnkelicl', were safely deposited
on the deck. Tlie girl was about six
veins old, th» boy about four; tbe for
mer waa dre-sed iu a white frock,   with
n   pink sa.k and a .'oii'iw-areil-looking
little spencer; a sruw I oiin-t and prr-.-ii
veil, aix inches by three and a lulf, tire
latter, was ottiietl for the occasion in a
nankeen frock, between the bottom of
which, and the top of his plaid socks, a
coiniidi.r-.ble portion of two small
inou'ed bga was discernible, lie had
a light blue cap >>ilh a gold bind anil
ta--sel on his head, anrl „ dsinp piece of
uinger-bn-ad iu iris hand, with which
lie had slight ly emb ssed his countenance
Th° boat once more atarted off; tba
band played "Ull ahe noes," the major
part of the Company converaed cheerfully
in group-.; anl ibe old gentlemen walked
up and down the deck ii pairs, as persevering!? ami gravely «» if tbey were
doing a match against lime for an iru-
mense atike. They ran briskly down
Iln- P,.o ; I. egentlemen pointed out the
Dcn-ka, the Th.mes Police office and
otlier elegant public edifices; and the
voung ladies exhibited a proper'dieplay
of horror at the appearance of the coal-
heaver-.. Mr, Ilur.ly told stories to
'he marriel ladies, at whioh they
laughed very much in thelf poaJ-ct
handkerchiefs, and hit bim on the
knuckles with their faua, declaring him
to be "a naughty man—a shocking
creature"—and ao f.-rtb; and Capt iin
Helvea gave alight deacriptiona of h.lllea
and duel., with a most bloodthirsty air,
which made I im the admirati n of the
women, and the envv of the men.
Quadrillion commenced; C.ptain Helves
danced one set with Misa Emily Taunton, and another set wiih AIiss Sophia
Taunton. Mrs. Taunton* was in
ecstasies. The victory appeared to be
compUte, but alusl the lucontancv of
maul Having performed ihis necessary
duty, he attached himself solely to Miss
Julia Briggs, with whom he danced no
leas than tnree aets conaecutively, and
from whose side he evinced no intention
of stirring for the remainder of the day.
Mi. Hardy, having played one or
two very brilliant fanfa.iaa on the Jewa'
harp, and having frequently repeated
the exquisitely amusing jok-* of slyly
chalking a large cross on the back of
some member of the committee, Mr.
Percy Noakes expressed hia hope that
some of their music.l friends w -uld
ob'ige the company by a display of their
"Perhaps" he said in a very insinuating manner, "Captain Helves will
oblige us!" Mrs, Taunton's countenance
lighted up, for the captain only s.ng
duets, and couldn't sing thpru with anybody but one of her daughters.
"Really," said tbat warlike individual
"I should' be very happy, bat "
"Oh! pray do," cried all the young
"Miss Sophia have yoa any objection
to join in a duel!"
"Oh! not tbe elightest," relumed tbe
young  lady,   in   a tone   which clearly
showed   she hid   ill-   gr«at st   post ble
ob|'e i.n
"Shall J    arc'...).any    Mill.   Oiail'' ill
• uired oue of  the Mis   llriggaea,   wiih
he  bland    iuicri   of   twilling  tbe
"V.-rv m ii-h ..i.li.el t" iou, Sins
Ui :•.'-," -Iisrplv r.-inried Mrs. laun-
t or, ,. Ir. .-aw through the maneuver;
1 my daughters alwaya ling without ac
'Ami »•• ll"lt Vorces," lil.ered Mrs.
I>. lU.'s.  ill a low  ton--
"Perhaps" sairl Mrs. Taunron, reddening, for she gnetwrd the tenor of
the observation, i hough slu; hail not
heard it clearly—"perhaps it would be
is well for some people, if their voices
were not quite su audible as tbey are to
oilier people."
"And, perhaps, if gentlemen who are
kid napped to pay attention to some
persons' daughters, had not sufficient
discernment to pay attention to other
persons' daughters," returned Mrs.
Briggs, "some persons would not be* so
ready to display that ill temper which,
thank God, distinguishes tlieui from
otlier persons."
"Pemnnil"rjanwlatrrd Mrs. Taunton
"Persons," rnplied Mr.i. Briggs.
"Hush1 hush!" intoiTiipted Mr. Percy
Nonkr-s, who was one of the very few
by whom this dialogue had been overheard. "Hush!—pray, silence for the
After a great d«al of preparatory
crowing and hiiiuiniiig, the captain be-
gan tbe following duet from the opera
of "I'uiil and Virginia," in that grunting ton- in which a ui-in gets down,
!I-riv. ii knows where, witiiout the re-
molest chance of ever getting up again.
This, in private circles, is frequently
designated "a bass voice."
■•as*(sang the eaptela] 'r.io o—„,— .n rl—si u
rirlK'lil n»:j*. Ill   or—b .i il—ay.
Fr .ii. }'<.u grij—eve, tbo vult 1 su—utl||. - —"
Here th" linger w.is interrupted by
various oriei ofthe most dreadful de-
icription, proceeding from some grow
iii the Immediate violnl'y of the starboard paddle box.
"ity cliild!'' screamed Mrs. Fleetwood. "My child! it is his voice —1
know it."
Mr. Fleetwood, accompanied by
several gentlemen, herr; rushed to the
quarter   from    whence the   noise pro
oemjed, nnd an exclamation of horror
burst from the company; the general
impression being, that tin- little in
nouunt Iiml   either got his head iu the
wai'-!". or- his legs in the machinery.
' What  is   the matter)"   s'lotin-d the
agonised  father, us hs returned   with
tin- . :r!i.i in I.i. arms.
. "Oh! oh    oh:    screamed   llie small
S'.lll'-lvr   neiill.
"What is t'i" in ittar, dear"" inquired
Llie i'.i  r ;-,   ou ■-■  more   hasti j
ling off ihe   mi ikeen  fro ■'■:.   foi i i
d"   aacertainli-g   wb ther  the
New Westminster B C
liirnRTKlis k DEALSU IN
hild   bad o
iiiiaaa."! to pieces.
"Oh  oli! —I'm so frightened!'
"Wiin" at, dear!—what at!" sard the
mother, soothing the sweet infant.
"Oh'li.-'s b-eii making such dreadful
faces- ai in--," erled  th.-boy, rela|
Ln(o convulsions at the  burr-   recollection.
•'He! — who!" Dried everybody,
crowding round him.
"Oh!—him " replied the child,
pointing at Hardy, who iffWcted to be
the most concerned of the whole group.
Th" real stale rrf tba case at oucr
flushed upon the minds of   all present,
th the exception of the Fleetwood!
and the wakeflslds. The facetious
Hardy, in fulfillment of his promise
had watched tha child to a remote part
of th- vessel, and, suddenly a_"- awing
before linn with the mo't awful eon
tnrtirmi of visage, had produoed his
paroxysm of terror Of iroiii:--, billow 'observed that it was hardly
nfoessary for him to deny the accusation
and the unfortunate little victim was
accordingly led below, after receiving
sundry thumps on the head from both
his paretits, for having the wickedness
to tell a story.
This littlo interruption having been
adjusted, the captain resumed, and
Miss Emily chimed in in due course.
The duet was loudly applauded and,
certainly, the perfect independence of
the parties deserved great conuiienrla
tion. Miss Emily snug her part, without the slightest reference to the captain; and the captain sung so loud,
that he had not the slightest idea what
was being done by his partner. After
having gone through the last f■ w
eighteen or nineteen bars by himself,
therefore, he acknowledged the plaudits
of the circle with that air of self denial
which m-*n usually assume when thev
think they have done something to astonish the company.
"Now," said Mr. Percy Noakes, who
had just ascended from the fore-cabin
where he had been busily engager! in
decanting the wine, "if the .Misses
Briggs will oblige us with something
before dinner, I am sure we shall be
very much delighted."
One of those hums of admiration
followed the suggestion, which one
frequently hears in society, when nobody has the most distant notion what
he is expressing his approval of. The
three Misses Briggs looked modestly
at their mamma, and tho mamma
looked approvingly at her daaghl is.
and Mrs. Taunton looked scornfully at
all of them.    The Missr., Isr-iggs, asked
for their guitars, and several gentlemen | pM,|(l wiI1   „. „;„•■,.,_ fmm   London.
said I. His countenance, which I.. fop
was p-ile, assumed a most frightful ap
pearancs; his whole visage was dis
toiteil. and his frame shaken by vio
lent emotions. 'Do you see that gum
gum!" said he. 'No.' said I, staring
about iin* 'You don tl' said he. 'No,
I'll bo damned if I do,' said I; 'and
what's more 1 don't know whnt a gum-
ipim is,' said I I really thought the
Ham would have dropped. He drew
ni" aside, and with an expression of
agony I   shall never   forget,   said in a
ow whisper "
"Dinner's on tbe tablo, ladies," interrupted the steward's wife.
Will you allow me!" said the captain, immediately suiting tlie action to
the word, and escorting Miss Julia
Briggs to th"cabin, with as much ease
as if lie had finished the story.
What an extraordinary circum
stance'" ejaculated the same old gentle
man. preserving his  listening attitude.
What a traveller!" said tbo young
What a singular name!" exclaimed
the gentlemen, rather confused by the
coolness of the whole affair.
1 wish he had finished the story,"
said an old lady. "I wonder what a
gum-gum really is'"
"By Jove!' exclaimed Hardy, who
until now had been lost in utter
amazement, "1 don t know what it may
be in India, but in England I think a
gum gum has very much the same
meaning as a hum-bug."
"How illiberal; how envious!' cried
everybody, as they made for the cabin,
fully impressed with a belief in the
captain s amazing adventures. Helves
was the sole lion for the remainder of
tho day — impudence and the marvel
ous are pretty sure passports to any
(Tn be Continued.)
Russian influenee -s-ith the Porte has been
increasing since Wreeee declared her inten-
ti..n t" support Kngland in the event of war
with Russia.     It is   illinor-. d   that Musurtis
(Tents' Furnishing
anxiety to present tin-in.    Then, there    _r» WM 'W/o tf f. ofh Aft(-ft £*f
was a   vl-ry   inti-resting   production of j JLAfJ/m AT,     tM ^r %£ ■eMrf&S
three little keys for the ufop-sairl cases, ;
uir!    a    ni.-lodrniiiatic     expression    of
horror at finding a string broken;  and
vast deal of screwing   and tightening,
and winding and turning, during which
Mrs. Briggs    expatiated to those   n-ar
her on the iuiiii'-iij.; ditficulty   of playing a guitar, and   hinted   at the won
drous   proficiency  of her   daughters in
that     mystic    art.        Mrs.   Taunton
whispered to a   neighbor   that it was
"quite   sickening!"    and   tbe    Misses
Tuunton looked as if ihey   kucw how-
to play, but disdained lodoso.
At length, the Misses Briggs began
iu earneat. It won a new Spanish
composition, for three voices and three
guitars. The effect was electrical. All
eyes were turned upon tbe captain.
who was reported to have once passed
through Spain with bis regiment, and
who must be well acquainted with tlie
national music. He was in raptures.
This was sufficient; the trio was encored; the applause was universal; and
never had the Tauntons suffered such
a complete defeat.
"Bravo! bravo!" ejaculated tie? captain;—"bravo 1"
"Pretty I isn't it sir!" inquired Mr.
Sainuel Briggs, with the air of a self
satisfied showman. By the bye, these
were the first words be had been heard
to utter since he left Boswcll Court tlie
evening liefore.
"De—lightful!" returned the captain
with a flourish, aud    military cough;—
de —lightful!"
"Sweet instrument?" said an old
gentleman with a bald h-ad, who had
been trying all the morning to look
through a telescope, inside the glass of
which Mr. Hardy had fixed a large
black wafer.
"Did you ever hear a Portuguese
tamborinel'1 inquired that jocular individual.
"Did you ever hear a tom-tom, sir?'
sternly inquired the captain, who lost
no opportunity of showing off his
travels, real or pretend.
"A what!"asked Hardy, rather taken
"A torn torn."
"Nora gum-gum?"
"What is a gum gum)' eagerly inquired several young ladies.
"When I was iu the East Indies,'
replied the captain, (Here was a discovery—lie had been in the East
Indies!)—"when I was in the East
Indies, 1 was once stopping, a few-
thousand miles up the country, on a
visit a: tbe house of a very particular
friend of mine, Rum Ohowdar Diss
Azupli Al Bowlar—a devilish pleasant
fellow. As we were enjoying our
!r I'llrnhs, o 1-- evening, in thr? coo!
Veranda in front of bis villa, we were
rai her surprised by the sudden appear-
ilioa if thirty-four of his Kit ma gars
(for he liri'l rather a large establishment there), accompanied by an equal
number of Con-sumars, approaching the
house with a threatening aspect, and
boating a torn torn. The Rao started
"Wb if inquired tbe bald gentleman,
intensely interested.
"The Karri—Bam Cbowdar "
"Oh!" said the gentleman, "I beg
your pardon; pray go on."
"—-Started up   and    drew   a pistol.
Helvea,' said he, 'my boy,'—be always
call-rl in-, my boy—'Heives,'   said be,
i   you   heur  that tom-tom!'    T do,'
We have the finest assortment uf
T "*W JH _E3 X> S
Casimeres,  Diagonals,
From 120.00, nt Short Noti'-o.
Good Fit Guaranteed.
Dressmaking -iMilliiiery
Hardware, Paints and Oils,
w-ith partial   boildiag,   to   snpp!_r
tliom with nil material in the ahove-nnmt-tt
line, at BOTTuM PRICE8,
Orders by Telephone or .Stage attended t~
with promptness.
ani- LOEKTa roa
D. B. BBANT, Proprietor.
Just Received !
HHME UNDERSIGNED respectfully ii.
*      forms the cittzens of Purt Moody anJ
vicinity thaa  he  has just received a large
ati'l varied assortment of sc-asuuable
Boots and Shoes
Ready-made Clothing
Etc.,   Etc.,
Having bought the abovo Stock for CASH.
I am prepared to sell at the lowest
Vegetables and Mte
damaged the eases   in their I s-.o has already been recalled from Rome.
First-class Workman sh!p Gwanfc
E..SLS Olov-k Sns, Cou'in-u St., N. V
.-, -r-fl-n •*■*-**■ ■**,(*T ■ ■
Cjje Port MmuH (Cajfltf.
On Monday evening the people en
jovod a iriuniph in New Westminster.
Three or four of tlie city fathers who
wished io serve a friend at the expense
of the people tirade arrangements to
pay a delegate to go to Ottawa. The
pe-opln- f,dt assured that the whole arrangement was intended for private
purposes and they showed some spirit.
A great many of them called* on the
Mayor and expressed their opinions in
plain English. He advised the city
fathers and they ahandoiird the m-ln-iii".
Borne body who hoped to go to Montreal at the public expense is sadly
disappointed. He may go to purchase
a stock of dry goods or hardware hut
be must pay his own expenses. The
people escaped this time from those
who lieliove they were born to live on
tbe taxpayers.
Copt. Ainaworth the owner in fee of
Kootenay is at the Driard hotel in
Victoria; and of course he will wine
and dine the three Responsible Ministers who gave him possession of a
country as large as Ireland. It is a
wonderful thing where three mice of
the creation have tbe power to give
away provinces. In Europe from such
men as Kobson, Smithe, Davie and
Ihick no one could expect any greater
gift than a four penny bit; here—Holy-
Moses! it is amazing to see such worms
imitating the ancient kings in giving;
and the modern knaves ia fobbing the
fees. Kobson A Co., did not give
Kodtenay as a free gift. Will tbey
blush sitting before the captain taking
bis wine with bands soiled by—compensation'/
Last week in New Westminster the
town council psid $2,50 for burying
"the corpse of a dead dog-" and the
government agent who represents Rob-
son it Co., refused to give two cents to
burv the body of a dc-u man. The
rulers of a Province in the Dominion
arc great curiosities. In the most
l.ii-lmrom nations provision is made to
bury the bodies of those who left no
funds; but here—oh! here barbarism is
represented by nonentities and the
people are satisfied. Ood help the
people who have no brains. They
were bom to be slaves.
The "Columbian," published at New
Westminster, says: "The Dominion
Oovernment is losing the immigrants
wbo settle on Vancouver Island. The
honorable John hopes to get a vote of
'.hunks from lhe other side: ho could
not venture to say to Uncle Sam, "1
helped to give you the Island;" but in
hie paper he gives a broad hint, and
hopes to be rewarded.
At New Westminster on Wednesday
in the district court Thos Levi was
charged with selling whiskey to
Indians. The magistrates admitted
thnt. there was a doubt of tbe man's
guilt but they violated the old English
lunxini "the accused shall have the
heneh't of the doubt" and they fined
him $50. The conviction will be
quashed because the information is a
bundle of blunders and directly opposed
to legal form.
A special from St. Petersburg to
London says: "Russia accepts the pro
posals of England and the whole question of boundaries in Asia will be settled
'tii the most satisfactory manner. The
main features of the work of delimitation have been finally fixed and the
boundary commissioners appear to be
ou friendly terms."
A telegraph received in London
from Calcutta on Tuesday last announces that the beautiful vale of
Cas iiir-ie described by Moore in Leila
Kookh in shaking. On Sunday the
lirst shock of earthquake was felt and
continued for two days. Hundreds
of persons were killed and half the
city is a heap of ruins. The despatch
maker says: "Several fine buildings
that escaped injury have—largo rents
made in them." Eveiy oue who reads
this will say "oh bo's an Irishman," Rut
why not Bay 'lie was educated in a
public school""
The crops all over the United King
dom look healthy. Tlio Mark Lane
Express says: "If the harvest is favourable this years crop of wheat will be
the finest we have had for many years.
In Ireland the potatoe crop is luxur
ant and the spring wheat very good.
Reports of the same sort from all parts
of Scotland."
In his last despatch Lord Dufferin
aays: "India is able to defend herself
against the aggressions of Russia. In
a year, when our railway system is
complete, we can mass au invincible
army on the North West frontier."
It appears that Afghanistan is to
be the battle field on which the fate
of India must sooner or later be decided. The Russians will have railways to Bokhara and Merv; three railroads are in the course of construction
in India, all of which may be used for
the transportation of the troops to the
liorder. The tables may be turned on
Russia and in a few years our Indian
armies may invade and conquer
central Asia.
Tho 'Times" in a leader published
on Wednesday admits that Europe is
opposed to British interests in Egypt.
In the position there is enough to enforce the necessity of precaution if not
to justify positive disquietude. But,
aays this worthy representative of
public opinion—we are in possession
and we are resolved to keep it." That
is plain English and it deserves notice.
Our diplomatists do not speak plainly;
a great many of them appear to be
more fitted for the drawing ro..m than
the council chamber. Plain English
ought to be the language of tbe dip-
By telegram from Paris to tbe
"Times ' on Tuesday the special correspondent sayas "Tbe labours of the
Suez Canal commission will suffer th
same fate as befell those of tbe Loudon
conference last summer."
Lord Cranbrook in tbe house of lords
on Tuesday said. "A neutral zone on
sis ing of an uncivilized country is useless and English statesmen will never
admit that Afghanistan 'is a neutral
zone." llie "Times"applauds that de
duration and says: "It is our duty to
make the frontier of British India impregnable, and our frontier defences
must br such that we ran defend our
selves whatever happens to Afghan
istan. Russia may tax as she pleases
the resources of her vast empire, Inn
if we use our power with wisdom and
d-tcriiiiiiatinu wn can render futile
nnd hopeless her most desperate r-lTorls
Patient vigilance and unwearied
energy must Im. used to guard our in
teri'sts and maintain our ruin in India."
A correspondent of the "Daily News"
writing from Dongolu gives the verbatim report of a courier who describi-d
the English tothe Prophet. "They do
not fight; tbey stand still and wait for
us; and then they fire; when one of
them is killed another takes him out of
the way. Their dead are not mixed
with the wounded. The lngleese dont
like lighting, but they stand firm and
fire very quick. They have a long pole
and a fellow climbs up and sees every
At Binghampton in the Stale of
New Vork on Monday Oeorge Axtei
who was drunk in a saloon, pulled a revolver and tried to shoot a coloured
waiter but happened to kill two white
men and wounded three. After a
desperate struggle the ruffian was arrested and will be tried. Fellows of
this sort ought to be roasted alive on
grid irons. Human dogs deserve no
mercy. In this cast! there was no provocation, the colored waiter was polite
hut the pig headed white man was
"dead drunk." Fifteen minutes on
a red hot gridiron would serve bim for
On Tuesday at Leavenworth Kansas
Robt. Broddus who loved Jenny Wood
shot Richard Jobson her other lover,
and then Broddus* shot himself." The
men on this continent appear to lie
more maggots; they have very little
brains, and are influenced by the sun
to love like rattlesnakes; the slightest
accident will cause any of them to
commit murder. The pocket pistol is
a dangerous weapon in the hands of a
coward or a cur.
A Presbyterian minister in New
Vork nays of the girls who practise the
art of skating on rollers. "Poor butter
(lies you are going to hell on rollers."
It appears tbat the female brain is com
pletely bewitched when it has been
moving for five iniuuterson the rollers
and then the owner is only a big
butterfly whizzing round and completely in the power of that vile spider
on two legs described in natural bis
tory as—man.   Poor fly! Happy spider.
The style of ihe Wasbinglonspcci.il
is interesting A coriespondeut of the
New York " Tribune' says: A post
master is appointed here every four
minutes of daylight. When lhe precise
is reduced to seconds the faithful will
begin to experience happiness. "Four
minutes make a long time between
Of American jurors "The Oregonian"
says: Tbe experience of courts in al
parts of the country will show that ignorant oi depraved jurors, even when free
fioin bias in pani ul.ir cases, are less
likely to reach sound conclusions on
evidence which ihey can comprehend
than intelligent and moral men. If
trial by jury is to be prevented from be
coming more than a mockery of [ust'ee
—a positive menace to the social order
—greater care must be taking to provide
honest and capable jutors, and prevent
lazy, lisrless loafers, the "professional
jurors" from finding their way into
Police Sergeant Crowley, the ruffian
who assaulted Maggie Morris in a New
York theatre has be*n sentenced to
seventeen years at hard labour. The
prompt trial and conviction of this brute
is due lo the leading Journals ot New
York, the/ exposed the crime and the
c iniinal and demanded justice. The
daughter of a decent French tradesmen
or artisan would not be allowed io go
to any public place of amusement
without a protector but in this free coun
try every foolish little girl may do as she
pleases and the result is sometimes
shocking. The world is lull of wolves
like Crowley and therefore the ahcep
dog should keep a close watch over the
In Portland on Wednesday a Chinaman was seen on the streets begging for
a meal. The fact is recorded in the
Portland Journals as the most extraordinary occurrence. He is the first
Chinaman that was ever practising the
trade of a beggar in the capital of
Oregon. With al' his faults John has
some good qualities. He is patient,
prudeni, and industrious. He is not a
beggar.       .
The recent disinclination of Honest
John to say anything touching the half
of the $75,000 promised by the Gov
ernment, can only point to one conclusion: the money was promised, hoping
it would be an additional inducement
for the syndicate to make the line to
Coal Harbor; as the syndicate have
evidently given up that ides, and the
money would be given to make a branch
to Port Moody, our citizens may give
up all hope of Government aid. Had
our recommendation to issue bonds
based on the geenri'y of the city
KjHivra,   been  adopted,   the   branch
inigbt have been in existence at tbis
day. The idea of selling the squares
was the pet scheme of a few of our
city fossils, who thought tliey might
secure a few of the Ion at a low price;
but the sale would have proved a failure, as a very small number of the lots
would have found buyers. It il true
that the city would have become re-
s-musihle for the principal of the bonds
(in case the branch turned out a white
elephant), minus the proceeds of the
squares when sold, and the ratepayers
would have hail to make good tho in
tcrest in any case. But there would
have heen a bettor chance of the rail
way paying hail it been built twelve
months ago than if built at the present
tim*. What our citizens should do is
to bestir themselves to secure tbe line
tothe boundary, and with that certain,
the whole problem would be solved.
The branch line would then pay without a doubt, as the passengers and
freight to and from the United States
passing over the Canadian Pacific Railway would give it full employment,
and this city would then lie the real
terminus of thn Canadian Pacific Railway, as also the most important city in
the Province. We need hardly suggest
that this would lie opposed hy all the
tho money and influence in Victoria;
but notwithstanding all that, wo can
have the railway if we go the right
way about ic and get rid of the traitors
iu our midst who are aiding Victorians
to hurt tba scheme. Tbe feeling on
the Mainland is daily growing more
averse to Island domination, and at the
ncit general election not one Islander,
nor one Mainlander, not firmly pledged
to support Mainland interests, will be
returned from this side of the Gulf of
(ieorgia. The completion of the Southern railway would be an immense
thing for tlie Mainland—not simply
for this city, but for the whole of thn
country. People in the United States,
finding that a few hours, or at most a
day, would land them in New Westminster, would come here by shoals,
bringing money and energy to help
develop the country. Our mines would
soon be opened, and every inch of our
fertile valleys would soon be ready for
the plough. Our city property would
be increased a hundred per cent, in
value, and the banks of tho noble
Fra-er would soon bo peopled with a
largo and busy populaiion. But if we
begin at the. wrong end; if we build a
branch that may bocome a burden on
the ratepayers and discourage any
further attempts at railway building,
we sliould lose our oppor unity forever.
The futuro junction of the Northern
Pacific and the Canadian'Pacific railways would be constructed further up
the river and our btiauiiful city left to
mourn thn chances it had lost. What
our people must do is to prepare for the
coining session, and by canvassing the
votes in a proper manner, tho necessary
majority to pass the Southern Railway
bill may bo secured. Another struggle
may he anticipated at Ottawa, but
there also, by judicious management,
the bill may be carried through. The
clause in the Pacific railway bill about
tbe twenty years is very much like tbe
clauses in sundry Russian treaties—
which are observed so long as they find
it to their advantage to observe tbem,
but set aside as soon as expediency
demands their abolition. The Dominion Government would not be averse
to thr enormous increase in value of
the lands in the railway belt, created
by the construction of the Southern
railwby, and thn Canadian Pacific Railway company might be easily induced
to see an immense advantage from
increase of traffic by the connection.
Tho Islanders will havo their railway
to Nanaimo, and thoy can hardly
begrudge our short railway to the lino,
considering that we paid three million
five hundred thousand acres towards
the construction of tho Island Railway. The chances are that tho Mainland members will be able to lee Mainland interests more clearly than heretofore; there are no more Kootenay
bills, Settlement bills or Coal Harbor
gifts to be passed, so that they will
have time to look at home. We strongly urge the necessity of taking time by
the forelock and securing the necessary
support to pass the Southern railway
bill, without delay. The iron is now
hot and may be shaped to the necessary
form if done at once. It will be the
only salvation for this city and should
unite every one in so grand a cause
With the inauguration of the Southern
railway all our cares will be over and
New Westminster will become the
metropolis of British Columbia for all
D incino Party- Geo. Thompson, Esq.,
gave a party at his residence Tuesday
evening, for the benefit of the young
people of our city. Mr. L. Odin furnished music from the violin, and Mrs.
C'arnahan, the Misses Odin, Clarke,
and others, officiated at the organ,
whilst the major portion tripped (he
light fantastic tills late hour, when the
host sprend a sumptuous repast, which
wasduly relished by all. The occasion
trai) on* of rare enjoyment.
By the term "our Indians," we mean
the Indiana of tbe various tribes who
formerly came to this city for labor,and
supplies wheu they were returning to
their respective illihies. Tliey belonged
to a great number of tribes and made
this city their rallying point; they
brought here, their furs for sale; they
came here with their cranberries; they
came herr for the fishing season; a
number of them camped near the city
and accepted any kind of rough labor,
hich they performed faithfully, for a
moderate wage. One way or another
they earned a great deal of money
which they freely spent among our
traders; not like the mongolians, hoard
ing up every dime until they have an
opportunity to take it away from the
country. The Indiana are our wards,
and we should look after and protect
them, not only from themselves, but
from the avarice and vicious habits of
the disreputable whites. If we see
anyone acting unjustly or attempting
to impose upon them, it ii our duty to
throw the shield of the law over them,
not to distort the law to rob and impoverish tbem. We are indebted to
them for the lands we have appropriated in this country. If we insist upon
supplanting their own primitive habits
and crude modes of administering jus
tice, by our own la as, wo should at
least give them something as good,
and leek to invite their confidence by
good example. We ask our readers
how far are we doing what is right J
Do we, by example and precept, show
them thu path of rectitude and morality I Do we even take care that the
laws are jus ly administered where
they ure convicted, and that where it is
necessary to toke from them some of
their hard-earned money, by way of
punishment, it is fairly proportioned to
the oflciice, and that no more is taken
from them than they can pay, so as not
to deprive them of the means of living?
Our readers arc all probably aware of
the yearning for stimulant which is
prevalent among Indiana and half-
breeds. It oppears to be a sort of inherent weakness with them. To expect them to belong to Blue Ribbon
clubs with the constant temptation before them—nay, they are absolutely
chased and coaxed into buying liquor
by unprincipled scamps, who know
their failing and the readiness with
which tbey will part with money to
obtain the wherewithal to satisfy
it. We have often thought with
exporisneed gentlemen who know them
well, that the Indian liquor law is a
mistake, and is productive of more evil
than good. The Indians can have all
the liquor tbey want; they would,naturally, rather bave good liquor than bad,
but thn law insists on thrir taking the
bad liquor, which ruins them in body
and mind, and then the poor wretches
are punished for taking it We are
quite sure that, as a rule, the Indians
about tho cities could be as easily
controlled as the white men, and, as a
rule, would not drink to excess. The
quantity given to them might be regulated by municipal laws, and the
vendors made responsible when they
gave an excessive quantity or impure
liquor to Indians. But the special
feature in our inequitable mode of
treating tbe Indians, is the unjust and
unreasonable fines that aro imposed on
thorn, by our magistrates. Not only
do they inflict excessive punishment
upon the Indians for their own faults,
but also, for the offences committed by
the vendors of the liquor, for the possession of which they are fined. There
are cases whero the Indians, from a
high sense of honor, will not tell from
whom they obtained tho liquor. It
would appear as if our magistrates
looked upon such a case as an excellent
opportunity for bringing grist to tha
municipal mill, and they usually measure the fine, not by the extent or enormity of the offence, but by the am-
amount of money which the Indian
may have in his possesion or can obtain by any possible means. Thus, the
Indian is punished for having a desire
for whisky; next, for trying to satisfy
that desire with wholesome liquor; then
he is punished because he has a strong
sense of honor and will not betray the
man who sold the liquor to him. If
there is anyone to be punished in the
matter, it is certainly the person selling
the whisky, and he sliould suffer all the
heavy fines. There is not only reason
but justice in this, because, although
the liquor seller may think that the
Indian is entitled to his liquor as long
as he can pay for it, and that if he
did not get good liquor he would take
bad, still the publican must know the
risk the unfortunate native is exposed
ti, in ease of detection, and should decline to be a party to the in ustico inflicted upon him at our magistrates'
court. The people of Victoria have
shown much good sense in their treatment of the Indians by avoiding, as far
Safe to Take  Sure to Cu
Ayer's Sareaparllla, and tho-c a in uar l!
are always ready tu say a (aud rnutsi iu iu
fsvor. Mis. C. JuIiiis.ii. tU III--!. »t..
Broookljn, N. Y-, -ur;. ml «r.a,i. irom
debility, snd tays: "Id:.I not rliin.ii «...
in the power of nvdi.-in. lu mwAem <u. I.
a wonderful rhsnp- as Ayer's Sarsaparilla
bas effected In my case. I feel thai I hue
entered a new life." Mrs. fc. it. II.nr',
sth St., Lowell, Mass., wrlira: " Far yrar-
I was badly aflJI.-ted with Salt lllu-um In
my hands. My pby.h-ian o.M.id me tu
try Ayer's Sarsaparilla. I did ao. The
result was perfectly sal is.'*-: ur.v. I have
mora recently uaail It in toy family v.-Ith
equally pleasing rnVrt. |t merit, sll that
la claimed for It.   As s blood purifier
soy dlanrder that art«a (^ (
■rdatlag lu iln- blood.   ..,,.,
|.-r:i, ilar  di-»r,Ur   I.  frit
loii.rr. ; 1.1 ,-:....> IfUt-r braul
f:i:i.- iJm- Mussl wiib A'tT'ii
Jul.ii   \V. Sl.rr,  l.-cunla, _g~l
•Aicr"« ssr-apariilaLth. t^Jr
li-iur  of  thr day.    ] was t,
•crorulor. complaints for a,,—
I took only Iwo botlhsi of Aim]
rflla, end now feel like a „,.
ti. I'rtllm-IT, M. D.. (ilea <-„
wrliea:  "Ayer'sSarsaparillaJj
lent aheraihi- i.inii-.aiel nun
such a rrmrdy ii nri-d-d I ^
Mr.. If. M. Thayer. IlilkiJ, . ,
Mass., writes I " Ayer's Sa/.
Ayer's Sarsaparilla
saparUla has no equal." la ibe best -aedklna I ever tost,.
l-r-p.r.d _7 Dr. J. C. i».r ft Co.. Lowell, Mas*, P. 8. A.
ror Ml* by all Dnc_rists.   Price $1; six bottles for Of.
■     J-..LJ
Pioneer  Market of Port Moody.
Jb 'Io_r_l7
Vegetables, Fruit, Butter, Eggs, Poultr;
Geue.-ul SblpDlnf- and comml-isinn Merchants.     Ordersrrl
Interior rrompilr Attended lo.
arREMEMBER THE STAND-Two Doors West of the Caledonia lintel
as possible, inflicting punishment for
the possession or use of liquor. I'he
result—a most profitable one for them
—ia, that the great majority of the
Indians who used to frequont this city,
go down to Victoria to do their trad
ing and spend their money. Our citizens sliould remember that this is still
a small community, and that we require all the nourishment we can draw
from any and every quarter, to foster
our growth; and that if we, from any
mistaken notions of justice or morality,
drive away our friends and customers,
we must aubmit to the consequences—
poverty and contempt.
City Bbewbby.
establishment, is now supplying many
customers in the city with a first-class
quality of
Lager Beer,
Which he furnishes in Kegs snd Bottles at
Victoria prices.
Tho Beer will he left st the houses of
patr-.ns free of charge.
Orders left with COON, THR DRUGGIST
will be attended to at the same rates.
informing the puhlic that Mr. A. J.
Hill, C.E., haa becomes member of our firm,
whioh wili in future be designated
announce thst they srs uow prepared
to execute, with the utmost despatch, all
business pertaining to
Civil Engineering,
(In all branches)
Real Estate
Accounts, &c.
Plans, Specifications, and
Estimates carefully
Tbey have on hand, Lots in
every part of the
Town, Country, & Suburban
Throughout the District of New Westminster
Most reliable information freely given.
All business intrusted to them will receive
prompt attention.
Agents for Canada Liw, aad Guardian
Firs Insurance Co,'a.
OFFICES: Wise's Buildines, Front St., New
Westminster. Lnnabom's Buildings,
Douglas Street, Port Moody.        a) 8
Clark k Str kit,
*      patronage   bestowed upon 1
opening my Bakery,  I   !■<■■; to J
friendi that I am still prejurtdr
the custom with all articlt-e in t
short notice, and on the mint !ii.«
and respectfully solicit a continu
all persona are forbi'-ijen U
from any person or person* my li
interest in thst certain scow uow-
occupied by the underaitfiiecl andfi
lying in ths waters of Port Mood;
T B 81
Fort Moody, B. C, April 171., I
Contractor & Bul
f ESTIMATES by Mail, or-tka
A   ished on the shortest nutria.
Try the "Mai
Tbe Best Havana To
rsorRirroR or
The  Mainland F
Columbia Street, New WolnrieJ
Employs only white labor,  .ml
ceived  every encouragement .im
his factory, begs a continuance ..I ■
to the public that lie hu I
his new Bakery, and solicits a lies
of the patronage of I'ort Moody tli
Between Clarke A 1
AU kinds of Rough ami
Furnished on short notice I
most reasonable rates.
Kept constantly on bw* j
JOHN BURR   -   -   M
Spring ia only half owner of I
scow at Rirt Moody, as I own to"!
and said T. B. Spring has no
sell said scow.
For Sale or ExdK.
Wagon, in good order,
of large, well-broken Osen. r
Chains.    Will be sold a barf
wit* J
r will be exchanged for gooHl**
X./. FOGt
Apply te
Orto —.
. r____——iaa«_i
Cjit fJort JHoubij Gojtttr
"""giTTTRDAY. JUNE 6.   1««.
*•^£pT_l_lllway Tlm» Tabla.
_r»o-*t*r UOOET.
«,<-- trala arrl-»s M»-.l«7.. W.daaeda}-.. aa.
friAa.a. SJO R. m.. aad lea»«» ,-r T.~*.s:
taaraJaja. aad aaCunlajra, al t a. aa.
•____««• rnlarias  Iralna  -rllko.it tlrkala, al
-5Z jkar. llrketa ara sold. »lll k« ealuecl lu
^•'-* **-"••'■ V5"kA_isr.
Ura.'l 8up|.
||r T. B. ftpnng has turned his attaotion
to boat building, st which hs is nos-eaaUur.
Wt note vith pleaeers that A. J. Arm*
fining is oottraUscing.
Xh« last few dart were characterized by
itmsrksbly high tiU^s on Port  Moody  Bay.
Biibop HUliUoe returned from up country
sm 1st last.       	
Tfcs long delay of ths iron ships fives
e^dence to ths rumor that thsy bave beeu
^piorfd by the Russian*.
J Cote Esq., formerly a atock raiser of
Xaaloopa distric-, is a jfuest at the Klgin,
ud contemplates engaging in buaiuess here.
A large force of men are m>w employed io
visiting track and putting in the perm an
ntiwitchsi above the terminus wharf.
Several more new b'nise* have been com-
nCDoed building since last issue; also tot
clearing has continued with unabated vigor.
Miasm. Fale* and Noon have completed
Hvcrsl minor contracts, and ars now vigor-
trttily engaged on the school house contract.
Conitsble Shennan muvwd hii family from
tii residence near tho North Koad up into
tin main part of the city this week.
A consignment of lumber for the school
boose arrived per steamer from New West
nlneUr on Tuesday.
He ars glad to note, that Mr. Windsor of
the Pert Moody market is building up a
jood trade here.
Numerous inquiries are being made for
real setste here, and some sales reported as
living besa effected during the week.
Vs. Inaley has enlarged hie accom
sedations for tha landing of passengers.
Mils, luggage 4c., opposite the Klgin
Mr. Lawson has computed his job at the
Winnipeg house.    But other workmen  sre
Mill encaged  in giving the building   the
bulbing touch.
Mr. Burr purposes operating hii saw mill
light snd dsy at an early period. His
n tin mi ii increasing so as to require such
sVliliooal energy.
Mr. and Mrs. James Wise, accompstn-
id by Mrs. Earle, from Victoria, paid
irtown o visit on Monday last, and
we highly delighted with tho embryo
p ,
10. Annand bas a contract for supplying
mC. P. B. Co., with a large number of
eeing poets, aad has Iwn employing all the
« he could get this week.
k Wilcomk Rtruiw.—Mr. A.~W. Gilbert
i of our solid Port Medians, and whose
nils ara legion, returned last Monday
nn Chicago, where he has been sojourning
ring the past winter.
E.A. Sharpe, Ksq., has returned from his
ititation on Lulu Islam!. He is making
7 attentive improvements thereon, and
dunce*) are that be will inelo a "live of
without government aid. But let honest
a look out for the next election.
Monday's train wai on time, with three
li of heef cattle.    There were more than
usual number of passengers aboard;
iiffit whom were J. W. Trutoh and party,
severs! of the C. P. R., officials.
you want a clean shave, or n neat
•cut. goto Browne, the barber. He
ie pioneer barber on the Mainland
• C, and bus h reputation equal to
mny years of actual experience in
I P. Csrey; proprietor ofthe Winni-
House, h ts pflruhuaed nn elegant
1 coach and Irani to ply between
Was*0d the Royal City. He pro-
> erecting a livery stable forth with,
• Wetton, the condtietorof the con-
lion train, in making a fly-initcb
t summit on Friday, bud a narrow
0. The curs jumped tbe track, but
fthiged to jump in time, and saved
dr. He is, conaiderubly bruin**.!,
owHefl in a helpless condition at
ilfdonin Hotel.
Ms Oiuth.—On last Munday morn
'r. John .Sullivan a railway foreman
Mist tho wash "tend st Port Ham-
He was uurlsrstood to have been a
aisd. He had lately been to Central
a, where he contracted Ihe Panama
it wss supiMised to enjoy ordinary
here, up to his death.
■ST-ITlff   TRAVatLMSO PtfeUfl.-*-Mr.
>y announces that he will carry
tr* between this place and New
utsr for 7fi cents each way. He is
'K a number of good young horses
1 purposes to keep ou hand to supply
kst. Our city cannot have too many
■bsrsl and enterprising men as Mr.
• MacMunn, a first clsss artist of
bas besn engaged by Mr. Undertake views of thn railway con
t between Port Moody and Eagle
hs gentleman spent several days
ire his departure for the front, laav-
wahle impression on all with wuom
fa contact.
to T Art at Ottawa.-A party of
•>■ sre  operating   in this vicinity.
reeurveying the work done last
htle no fault is or can perhaps he
A the work done by our own -juris nevertheless condemned because
1 not attached to their names,
other outrage that tbe people of
•we are called upon to submit in
"joy Dominion Rule.     The tax-
t foot tbe bill for all such   hum
kning a Doo Pound.--Constable
►ants the public to understand
ut of hie line of duty to keep a
1 A traveler by train this week
re in the evening, so Air mistook
-»f tbs constable as to request tbe
*e charge of his dog until mnrn-
rsquest could not consistently be
ith by our guardian of the peace.
■em Slope" arrived Tuesday night
• tor the following consignees:—
■^hia, Taylor, Fates 4 Co. Inaley,
Kelly* Co., J. B. Tiffin, P.
Wing Chang.    Al«o 300 kegs of
* for A. Onderdonk, and 200
iaat powder for Aiosworth,
I Wright of Eagle Ptma.
t-aes, piraplas, and all akin die*
■■ickest eared by dleansing the
-yer!s ParsapsriRs.
Vala. B. C, June 2, 1885.
Tbe anniversary of the Queea'e Birthday
passed off very quietly in Yabt. There were
a few foot-races in the afternoon, hut owing
to the disagreeable w-estfcer the attendance
was email.
Court was held bere last Wednesday, Judiff
McCreight presiding. In the case of GUs-ey,
(.barged with euibi-zrle'iieat of (jovernnent
moults, tbe jury failed t<> agree, and w«*re
diimissed. Fairfax, charged with stsaliug
a wallet containing money, from Messrs.
Davie and McCoikey 1 saloon, was convicted
and sentenced to two years in the Psuit* n*
Mr. Husaey is in town and is making lively
times among the Chinamen, by trying to
collect their rev-nue tax from them.
Hon. J. Trutch ass beeu in towa for tbe
pint few day a
There were two dead bodies found floating
in ths river, opposite Vale, on Hnndsy
morning. One is said to In- that of a white
man, and ths other a Chinaman, but neither
has be<BU identified. They have evidently
heen in ths water a long time, and are almost unrecognisable.
Intsaehtino to .Sqi'attkrs.—In view of
the fact that general discontent prevail**
amongst settlers on Dominion I^ands in the
40 mile belt, by reason of inaction in the
matter of opening up tbe lands to purchase
by settlers as fast as tbey are surveyed, and
in view of the further fact that some have
abandoned their holdings, and many others
seriously contemplate iucb action of account
of the unsatisfactory state of affairs, we give
below the law enacted last session on for
squatters—on the railway land in li. C.
"Rvery person who M|Uatt<ed on any of the
said land* prior to tbe nineteenth day of December one thousand eight hundred and
eighty-th- e, and who has made substantial
improvements thereon, shall have a prior
right of purchasing the lands so improved,
at the rates charged to settlsrs generally."
We advise our triends to bold the fort.
(From Bratlstrest's.)
Ths following interesting and valuable
paper was lately read by Major Alfred F.
Hears before the American Society of Civil
It is a psrt of the experience of ev y
civil engineer who hu been much concerned
in the development of ways of communica
tion, that the popular judgment often turns
011 his opiuion as to the effect of any certain
work on existing towns aud the policy of
loc.ting new commercial centers. On account of the influence, of railroads aud ca i*
tal in rooting out old stage stations and :n
building up some prairie towns or ms ufae*
tr ing and srburban villages, it hss come t-.
be IteTieved thst these s--t :ies are able to
co itrol the fortunes of whatever pUce, and
a e all that ii requisite to bring 1 e .* cities
in o being and maintain them in proiperity.
The Atlantic coast is strewn with ruined
hopes in the sha: j of stillborn cities, hav:ng
excellent harbors and abundance of water
i ont, of which tho only raiton d'etre is su*
p *ior fscility of access from the ocesn.
These harl-ors, which have not become tl e
inipo.'taut ports tbey wero expected to prove,
a e generally the objects of • iterpr-se bn-
go u by the virile lir.iiu of ci/il engineers
impregnating the waiting capital of speculation. There has been abundant honesty of
of purpose in the design, and no exceHsi'. e
ciedubty in the investment; but tbere appears a failure to comprehend and appreciate
the laws of trade aft* cting tbo project. Thns,
while the subject of this p pen's outside the
domain of physical science, it is within the
province of tho engineer, and is a matter
concerning which he is fairly expected to be
informed as an authority. It becomes, therefore, a proper s .udy for the profe- .don to
asce.iain if capital is justified in -is.suitiing
to coiiirol tie csolutjou of so important a
problem, and whether there is not involved,
as sup~ 'or to capital, a natural law, the
elucidation of which will aid iu the settlement of these question s. If, in preparing
this paper, it has bev.i found useful to refer
to enterprises not yet released Tom the fie'd
of HjM rula.on, it is wit. out tbe iutetitioa to
ai'vertiio the chances fo ■ or against any
scheme, the sole object being to g.iJ' * facts
tbat may be formulated into an express.<-i
of law as a scientific du uonstrai ion. As this
investigation proceeds, the problem untie.*
taken sppoars so clear and the couelusions so
natural aud just, thut one is almost deterred
by their simplicity from stating them so
formally. But when ue reflect thut, however clear and natural and just the truth
•m-i.'M'K to be, many of the wisest men of affairs are constantly failing iu Miis Held, we
recognize tbe necessity for such a statement
na shall make it 11 t only po-itive, but taiiin-
ble, and re.uove, as far as can In:, a certain
class of speculation from thn rrgion ef
chimera to a held of certainty.
Forty years ago, when the Unicorn, the
pioneer s'eamer of the Cunard line, entered
II ■*!-ton harbor, the merchant** of tbat enter
prising town felt assured of comim-rci**!
triumph in the race with Sew York, because
they were 24 hours nearer Liverpool than
their sister city. Some not too "wise iim.ii
of Gotham" were alarlned, snd wondered if
they had not committed un error when th* v
settled in tbe Dutch metropolis, although
tbe population nf New V«-r v wis 300,000
and Irost'in contained bnt a third of that
number. To day New York is the center of
s population of three million souls, and
Boiton of but little more tban half a million.
A steamer leaves Nsw York daily for Liver-
Bool, and another sails once a week from
.oatoii. To the wonderment of the Boston
merchant**, New York snd not Boston has
become the commercial metropolis of the
country. In those days Boston boasted the
one or two Healthy men nf America. A
Boston bsnk note wss asetirrent all over the
country forty years oiro aa n national bill of
tbe present time. This could never be said
of the New York hunks, nor uf any other
city iu the United Status, The Boston
busine s insn figured up the situation logically, as it appeared on tbe sui face of things,
tiuite in his favor. He said: We have the
American port nearest Kurope hy 24 hours;
we have an enormous capital, snd can offer
trade every facility it demands; we havo the
most intelligent population; the.purest municipal government, the highest reputation
for commercial honor; all this, with extraordinary business liberality and enterprise.
"Tbe solid men of Boston" stood for a business proverb. Nevertheless, New York has
pushed ahead, and no amount of money ex-
ponded by Boston to tap by a short route
the western country north of New York, or
to* draw traffic directly from New York by
shorter railway lines, has yet effected the
object of tbe projectors, or is likely to. On
investigation this result appears in harmony
with a natural order independent of the enterprise, wealth and character of merchants.
New York is more than 200 miles nearer the
heart of the country than Boston. Tbis
made her advantage. The moving mass that
seeks transportation reckons that distance to
be as nothing on the ocean compared with
tho cost of movement on land or river. The
cargo nf a great steamer transported between
New York and Boston forty years ago would
have demanded the service of 10 locomotives
snd 400 cars. On board the ocean steamer
it represent** only the comparatively inexpensive continuance of her voyage for another day.
New York and 5-stou are not sole examples of such a relation of things. Going
south, we find that every commercial port
har bee*) made the mark of ambitious rivals,
under the mistaken apprehension thst an ,
error was committed in the original location.
Thns, Philadelphia nn the Delaware, 120,
miles from the ocean, has grown into grand
proportions, and continues to grow, in spite
of the desperate exertions of two or three
ports greatly nearer the highwdy of nations.
Curumerce refuses to be persuaded to avoid s
tedious navigation agsiust tbe chsnees of
h«ad winds in a narrow roadway aud avail
itself of a port easy of accsss in tbe lower
Another instance of the perversity of commerce in pssving by great advantages to get
up stream is witue***?.! in the position of
Baltimore, jog miles from Hampton Roarti.
Circunutances of the civil war lead to tbe
dev-luprneut by northeru capital of one of
those enterprises ou tbe southern coast that
wss to revolution e tbe commerce of the
region, sad destroy thu t»"0 old cities of
Savannah sud Charleston. A harbor near
the sea and accessible to vast!) greater ship
tban can eute<* Charleston was f und at Port
Itoyal, which, it was believed, wuuld drain
both those towns of their wealth and DOM*
latum. Capital seized the point and tapped
the neighboring country with its railroad.
Streets, wharves, warehouses, corner lots
and advertisements nourished fur s time.
But I'ort Itoyal is a dull, insignificant shipping f-oint, a bile Charleston and Savannah
remain live uities.
Kor thirty years rspitsl hss itiUk'gted to
build s cominereial <_ity at Bruusuick, Georgia, in rivalry with Savannah. Tbe capital
and the superior facilities, and tbe 22 feet of
water on the bar all exist there, but as yet
no important port has aiiaeu from their in-
g.nious combination. A rather interesting
•uxperience of sindlar character is found in
the history of Jacksonville and Fernaudiua,
on the coast of Florida; both places insignificant, to be sure, but semn j our present
purpose of illustration. Jacksonville is on
the St. John's river, 25 miles from its mouth,
st a point where, after descending its whole
course toward tbe north, it turus abruptly
eastward nd flows directly to the ocean,
At this elbow the stream becomes a broad,
grand rive*-, so that vessels which cross the
bar can reach tbe town under sail The 25
miles from the ocean ii ju-t tbat distance
inland, since ita course ia normal to the coast.
At tbe best of tunes, ID feet of water can lie
taken in, but vessels often have to wait the
abatement of a gale before making the venture. It would be difficult to iind a more
dreaded bar on the coast. When the enterprise which located itself at Fernandina was
begun iu 16*>7, Jacksonville hsd a population
not exceeding 1,500 souls. KVrnandiuu wsi
05 miles further north, snd by so much
nearer tbe world. Ships drawing 19 feet
entered there on ordinary tides, while 22
feet can lie carried in during the spring Hoods
of each month. Few enterprises have had
the advantage of more distinguished advertising than Fernandina. By the energy and
influence uf a leuding member of the national Senate the place seemed iu some sort a
oet of the government. Army engineers
surveyed, located and built the railroad
from Fcruartdina to the gulf, and no approach to any harbor ou the Atlantic coist
wum so well hii"\ ed im the b,u-uf Cumberland
sound. Au immense gift of land aided iu
the construction of work*, sud purchase of
mateiiul, and the hopeful speculators of the
place had the supreme satisfaction of seeing
iron shipped to their port for the Jacksonville
Radrosd rather than encounter the dsngers
of the St. Julio's bur. Tlie two railroad
lines, stretching trom these porta to the in-
terioi, crossed eucb other in tbe pine forest
at a distance of ID miles from Jacksonville
and 47 miles from Fernandiua. So Jacksonville was 28 miles nearer the heart of the
co nitry than its rival; and, moreover, was
situated on a fiue river, watering a region
i '.11 ■ made tributary to the town, snd reducing coat of transportation to a poiut below that which permit* uny laud-Ime to be
its competitor. When the war came upou
that coast both places were abuudoiied by
tbe native population, and after its close
both became objective points of interest to
northern emigrants. The uniform result has
followed: Fernandina is a reBptctable village
with a population of 2,500 souls, while
Jacksonville has already 15,000 inhabitants.
Nor is this condition of tilings cuiifined to
the American continent; Kurope presents
similar illustrations. Glasgow uu the Clyde
owes its wonderful growth and prosperity to
its position at the head of navigation—an
.-rti.icial harbor, made practicable by its
propinquity to the coal and iron of the
country. Sixty years ago a grown man
could wade tlie Clyde at Glasgow without
wetting his shoulders, and to-day no ship is
engaged in the co- -nerce Of thu world tli.it
fears to charter for that port.
Time was when wise men thought to build
a port on the Kibe below Hamburg, aud Alton wns started as a rival to the great capital. It had the backing of a patriotic nnd
ambitions government, und for a time did
seem lo threaten the existence of the uueient
port. At, present, however, it is only the
j-u!)urban home of the successful retired
Hamburg merchant, ami thu ships pas*, it by
to enter tbe Hamburg docks.
If Ihe Atlantic coast is prolific in illu*tra-
ti MM lor thii e u ly, 'he 11 r: Invest territory,
d-iiig tlie valley of the Columbia and the
•thor s of I'li-'et sound, alio abounds in
lesions tn tbesime end. 'Hie relation to the
sommtrulal world of Astoria, oil the Columbia r vei; i*. on interesting inst*not of tbe
ciuflict of e.ipit t! with law in thu attempt
to regulate e mtiirrue. Founded by one of
th* wealthiest, moat enterprising mid fa:*
seeing c'tlistta nf the couutiy, it became, as
it wa* intended by him to become, tbe depot
of the fu- tndc nf the 11 rthrtest. But
wh -n thu _ur trad*: failed, and tituplya home
market i*i*i I for the eulm *n of the Columbia, the men who bad staked their fortunes
or their hoju-4 ou thut important p.int beheld with new satisfaction the settluuiont by
Americans of the great Willamette valley
above them, It was u 11atur.il ex[>ectittion
that A ton's woiih. become llu* port of the
region. It has grown C'litiiiuully and is
still growing. But this town, ai tinted but
a few miles almvo tho Columbia river har,
wi:h a life covering three-tjuarters of s century, hss during the last twenty Ave years
seeu Portland come into being a hundred
miles above, and attain a populnt un of 40,
000, while Astoria has never yet sheltered
more thau 3,000 bouIs.
Fourteen years ago capitalists interested
in developing the promiiug points nloug the
route of the Northern Pacific Railroad de
tennined that the Columbia terminus of the
Pacific division of that line, 60 miles above
Astoria, must become the commercial port of
that great river system, and the town of
K-ilama was located where stream and railroad were designed to meet. Maps were
prepared, hotels snd churches erected, elevators, warehouses and great docks projected, and the line of the Northern Pacific
Railroad bnilt hence to Puget sound. By
virtue ef its future outlook, Kalama became
a county seat. Corner lots in tbe heart Of
the town plat sold at $3,000 each; water lots
were laid out along the river bank, and Bold
for nearly $3,000 per 100 fret of frontage.
Kalama still exists, but only in name. The
Columbia river still flows by its site, as
brosd and deep as when Jay Cooke made
note of ita promise; bnt the once well filled
churches arc abandoned for want of congre*
gations; a corner of the grand hotel serves
the purpose of court-house and jail; the
splendid water lots still remain under the
shadow of prime ./al trees, the only improvement they have experienced being in a reduction of annual tax from $23 to 14 cents.
And this pet bubble was the schema of men
eminent lor wisdom. It wis inspired by
eminent engineers and accepted by intelligent capitalists. Nor can tbere be any doubt
of the uprightness of intention when we
consider the high character of the men who
gave the project their Approval and practical
indorsement. Kalama is but one of several
simitar experiments that have sprung from
the fruitful womb of   northwestern euter-
pi rt that he caff reach by tbe shortest road.
Again, there is never competition to sell
among producer--. Hence tbey are outside
the struggles of trade; they are not found
crowding forward towsrd the purchaser, the
agent of tbe cocuumer, the exporting merchant. Indeed, the chances are that crop*
will >*e sold in tbe lirst instauce on the soil
tbst bore them.
If producers were competitors, corn mer
cisl towus would He pushed  toward tlie aea
glasses, u h--tm the Prufeeser calls his assistant. The young man is ia his shirt-sleeves,
a cigar pttpa out of his vest pocket, and he
is in an altitude of study over a barf stuffed
bird which be holds in bfa hand, lhe vis*
itor invariably bows und -.f-r-aU to tht *t**i*,t
snt, and sa invarisbly revives no response.
He la in reality a plaAOr figure, attire*! in
on*, of Prof, (fend hy A oM Hit*-, and h***
deceived thou-*..nd•< m people on M-eMftttf
is life-likeap|n*aruiice.    *'.-rhapa tht ■•-■.«•,
to catch the first chance at the pureha--er , ing effort of the Professor'-* ait 1* a Him ut
from abroad; and fanners, turm-d up. cu- : piece n presenting a half su le »-.-|',n-d staff,
latiug capitalist-, w.mld become the origiua- [a fa.* has just been tisbing in lb* i'
tors aud managers of railroad lines. On the 1 snd has gone to aleep on a 1-g. Ol
contrary, the agents of tsssSMUMn, thn ground before biro is a bunch -i mt 0th,
merchants, who send tire crops ab'oad and 1 His bead re.ts M one Land md tb- ether
import the goods they barter in exchange, ] hangs listlessly iu front, graapiug ■ Oorot oh
are the men ubo j.stle ea-h olln-r in the [ pipe, while the arm support* a i-o-ti. n hing
marts, who push iut * tbe interior of a coun rod. Tbe figures are all iu plsaf r, anl o I
try, to get as near the field  of  produce  u - omm! tu nature, except tbe 1 .g, Mhj< li 1* made
they cau reach.
Thus it is that s great commTcid city
cannot l»e reared near the coast at ny *>ite
which a large ship e_.11 pass und aail i.,laud
to load or even unload. By "ml nd" i**
meant nearer the center of ibe producing
From all these elements a* deduce the
proposition that rft** cr-mrn-rfiiuf pari of a TO*
ijion wilt tte at dote to the produnr «s at it is
pOMtUe to go, ami obtain r'asntiaWy good
facilities for th* clout of ttaneynrtation demanded hy the produce of the countiv. This
is the law- tbe im-i. rahle, immutable law,
without exception  iu the world's esoSMnjr,
Nevertheless, not a dseade pasaes without
adding a new experiment to the list of fail
ures; arid tbs failure hai been universal, so
fsr as the destruction of the intend port has
heen concerned. We sre not free to accuse
shrewd buf-ineKS men of st'empting to oppose
their own force to establish) d law; but we
may fairly suppose, sod we repeat it, that
the law has not been apprehended, or, st
least, that its value bas not beeu appre
ciated. If we may judge by the common
argument, we sre justified iu believing that
the greater number of intelligent men of enterprise consider the location of capital at a
given point by far the most important factor
in determining the location of towns and
ports; and thia is precisely their blunder.
It is difficult to account for the singular
persistency with which tbis mistake of capital is repented, since, in whatever direction
we turn, the one law ia exemplified—the oue
lesson taught. In accordance with this law,
Montevideo, on the outer coast of South
Americs, has s population of forty thousand,
while Buenos Ayres, s hundred and thirty
miles up the river, contains nesrly a half
million inhabitants. Guyaquil, in the edge
of a sickening swamp, might bave been
healthily placed forty milts further down
stresm, at a poiut famed for its salubrity,
imposing forty miles less of river navigation
with equally good sucborage and bettor
potable water for a population. The expense
of transporting the products of the country
by the agency of native boatmen on baltan
or in canoes to a situation where whites can
live without fear of malignant fevers, would
be trifling indeed; but such a course would
separate the speculator from his game, the
cocoa, hides and woods of tbe country, and
the merchant from hia customers, tbe producers of those articles, by all that distance
of forty miles.
Thus far we have demonstrated the law by
which the great commercial city of a region
becomes established, and we huve attempted
to show the impracticability of building up
between the center of production and tlte
seu a rival port of sufficient importance to
seriously affect the stability of such ti city.
There now appears an important consideration bearing on the question, which was
barely touched in discussing the relative
positions of New York and Boston. It waa
said that Boston capital bas tupfed tbe
country north of New York in the hope uf
drawing off western trade to itself. Tbe
result of tbe Wrstern Railroad has not been
what was expected of it. Troy and Albany
were at nearly equal distances from New
York and Boston, but the immense capital
of the eastern city failed to seize the produce
of the west, 'i'he enterprising Bostoniau
saw that a mountain intcrvtned, .'ind be
pierced the obstacle, reducing the difficulties
of transportation to their lowest terms.
Still, he has always to contend against oue
radical truth, which he is either ignoring or
striving to eliminate from existence by the
persistent employment of capital. The truth
is that trade follows natural channels; that
the staple products of the soil and all the
coarse minerals will reach the coast by the
route tliat permits the easiest movement
with least artificial aid.
The trade of a country will not crosi a
great valley even to reach a market uf the
lirit importance. It will either create centers of exchange in such valleys, or, having
reached them, follow down their course to a
port. Thus, western produce reaching the
Hudson will follow that stream to New Vork
for exportation.
In the northwest, the relation of Portland
on the Willamette to Puget Sound closely
resembles tbat existing between the ports
nf New Yoik and Boston. Portland occupies the siu of a great rommerciul center for
au miu)' ir," region. All the country west of
the Rocky mountains tributary to the
Northern Pacific Railroad and' seeking au
outlet on the cosat, will, un going westward,
make Ainsworth, at the mouth of Snake
river on the  Columbia, a  common point of
of papier mache, and appears res!, even to
the moss upon it- Several s ienti»U who
•itw this pie.-eenthusiastically pronouneed it
a wonder of ingenuity, ami a number ot
Congressmen requested the "Wtsofd1 to
exhibit it in tbe rotunda of the ( ipitol
Prof: Hendley can reproduce abno-t anything from au original sample. He nefc-*M
all kuida of rare plants, which a botanist
even would not know fr.m real ones unle***.
be attempted to snalyze tlo-in. I wsteh
him while he was reproducing a little fee
from a sample of the original, ife was sur
r< rinded by queer-looking i-ots, lampa, an I
mysterious appliances. J he coinhosittmi*.
used are all invented by him*-If. In oid<
to show me bow rapidly he Maid work, be
formed, painted and tinted a large, lusciou*
lookiug peach in about twenty minute*-.
Thi department of taxidermy is in churgi
of Prof. Hornaday, who is always in receipt
of    interestiug   anecimeus.      Some   of   the
stuffed  monkeys have interesting histories,
and there is a g!a.-.s east containing a whole
fumily of oursng-outsngs, which Prof. Horn
sdny killed himself in the jungles of Borneo.
When a body is received   at the museum, 1
ulaater cast ia first taken of it.    The skin Is
thon removed and  prepared for stuffing, the
body is dissected, certain purtfoai are pre
served in alcohol, and the bones arc s?nt t
the mammal department to lie mad** into   ■
mounted   skeleton.     Connected    with   th
Smithsonian   is an apartment where birds
are   stuffed   and   prepared   for   exhibition
This is presided over by Prof.  Samson, and
is always stocked with gay p.umaged birds
from alfparts of the woilii.    There is a room
where  fish are reproduced   In   plaster  snd
painted their natural hues, and a photograph
establishment in connection with tbe museums where views of all theBe thing* may I c
Behind tne scenes of th« Covcrnrwnt institutions here there in much to interest and
instruct the sight-seer who may visit tbe
Capital during these vacation du; 1 when
Congress is absent.
On Tuesday the French Senate ratified the
scrutin de title, or collective ticket system,
which had  already   boen  adopted   by tbe.
Chamber   of  Deputies.      The  approaehing
encral election for mem^rs of rhu popular
atich of the Legislature will therefore
wi ess the application of a principle which
must exercise a potent influence ou the distribution and compactness of political parties iu France.
We can best appreciate the grave signifi-
cauce of this event by rioting bow- a simitar
change of elect- ral methods would affect our
House of Representatives. Such a parallel
is the more pertinent because there is no bar
under our Constitution to tbe election of all
the members of tbe lower Hous-" allotted t.
given State on a collective ticket, precisely
as Presidential electors are uow chosen *Bnt
wc see at once that should we in New York
abandon tbe present method of election by
Congress districts, and vote for all our delegates to the popular branch ot the Federal
Legislature upou a single comprehensive list,
about one-half of our citizens might be
wholly unrepresented in the nu-st Important
branch of the notional Government. Ft
just as the plurality cf nue- would now give
the whole electoral vote of this State to
given candidate for the Presidency, so th. t
the same plurality would, under the State
ticket system, give all tiie Representatives
to one.political party. Our people would
view with repugnance an innovation s<» fatal
t'» the lights of minorities, and far from relinquishing our present practice, which at
least insures t*> a party beat. 11 in the con*
te. t for tbe Chief magistracy n considerable
weight in one branch of the legislature, we
are more likely to take one step further in
the opposite direction and ohoose our Presidential electors—with, of course, the exception of the elector* ut large—by Congress
Since the actual P/enoh Constitution has
b en iu operation, members ot the Chamber
of Deputies have been elected by arroitdisse-
ment*, or, as we should call thern. Congress
di-tricts. The result bas been Ibat some tils
triri.-. in n. He-publican department, like thu
Department of the Seine, would return Con*
servatives, while some Republican Deputies
might obtain seats in departineiiU like those
iu Brittany and laa Vendee, when* tbe prevailing prepossessions sti 1 fuvor monarchy.
N'ow, under rile scrutin de tiste, provided
there were only two parties in the held, the
leparture for Puget Sound us far us Portland 1 I Koynlists would return alt the   Deputies rr
which the nloet sagacious of French statke-
111*--11 look forward with peculiar perplexity
Oud luiagiviugs. -  N.T.   Sun,
The lb uh.- of Lords has pass* d the re
gi tra.i m bills.
The International BauiteryCuBlMetfas was
tl in Rout' ■
'.:•■. -I, J,i i-'in   tb.it tht   Eat-
pep' 1 WHI .ig4_iu.
Mr   l.l id-foni- ,«,.  ■   ir tic- that he will in-
ii'.loc.' ac irisii iand fTrrhafi ol! after
W hitiin id
"' l(M< 11 the
j"  ■(■*   •  1   p ■■fioin..i - .■-,   'rl  UlM     IViui.ardt
in M> id o,d ittwtharg.
The 1-: t gap 1:1 Uu Caoa Uefl fVehi ■ it.....
r<'*vl   haul ni.w
•> Ufa « t.iver.
Ttmmmmot Parisian, whieh of-rired at
Montreal trom liver)*-**!. . ts Caps Hade, on
I9th u.i    I",.. ...  1        -i twpj hours.
The dapNtss In ths Doafoina Postal
Saving* Hank for April but sin anted to
KMT, 1)8, and  the wtthd avals to 9001.47*.
1-eing an increase iffaiepoitts f»t ■<*».■(.ti3> and
a decrease in w rthlrawals ot $IH,HT2, as compared with those of April, IS4-*
Tbe colonial troops which left Suakim oil
the l«th hav*? been ordered tj s.op ut Aden.
Orders have been given tbat the great
turret ship Ajav, Dew lying *-* Shceriies*/
he put to tendings* tdt service at »ta im'
A-ie tut'.-h from Iterlinsays Prime ftis-
m*rck has recently gi*en several long
audiences to Count Ben uvalo.f, tho uew
Rum-ian Amhaseudor to <>erniany.
The MarmOtg Pott says that Lord Dufferin
has wiitt-n to the Government, giving ar
...li.r-i jii.' account of lhe e.l'e t pr.idu*-cd Upufl
the native Indian subjects by tb*: yielding of
the Ministry tn Hus-na's demands iu regard
to the Afghan frontier.
The moodard ftnnflrQM the report thst
the r:egotiations witb Russia at present
hiii/' tip'.ti the questiufl of the possession of
Uarntenak, which is claimed by Afghanistan and deriM-nded   by Russia.
'J he morning papers are  unanimous in the
pini-'ij that the   halting of the  Guards  at
Alexandria on their way  h une from Suakim
is due   to a hitch   iu t.u    negotiations   with
'I'he Int'Tnat.'oiial Inventions Kxhibitiou
at South Kensington, which was opened two
weeks ago, j, already depleting the less
popular theatres. The BXhlbftidD I sltllOtt
as attractive as tho ffsaltiiorievsboa of last
h Im Bright has w-iitt-'ii a Eettei sppr 'ving
the Parliamentary grant of .y.'fo.o ■*■ a y« *m to
the Princess Meatr h us a ■ > .* : Mr,
Brightnyaho ii astonished!   s■■■■  Lfbumri
object t'i such a small grant; tt'hdi silent
concerning the extravagance of the t lOvsm*
ment over unjust war-*.
The Vath/ Neon says tbat Mr. Glads'oue
cannot resign until the Rusri-.n and Rgj j.t-
lan questions are settled. Tbe K"Vt-iuh«r
elections will turn upon his for' igr swV
home policies, and as the Llberall ea'uui t
hope to win without turn be will con (net ti.e
McKtnui Sirket, \. \\.
possssalan  „t  tim   TBLHUttXPll
Office, psndlilg ths repul.lic-ili .11 ■■! lhat
.fi.iirnal, a ni.iv pf-sparM t> till all mak-ii.
—.HL'Cll as—
Prices ai-coi.linp tn style ..f uoi I; rsquirwi
All work e.i-.iita-.l at shot,  iintn r- snd iir
firstclriha st) li .
WCaU,__IID "la:  -AlK-l l.s 0» Wu, 1;,
B. L. Woods,
1 Lute Cutter for Trapp Pi
It wonld seem that a sufficient statement
of fact has now been presented to justify a
consideration of tbe premises that immediately determine the location of a commercial
port. The producer of a £i*'en region,
whether artisan or fanner, will deliver his
wares at such point as will entail on him the
least cost 6f t-ranepcrtation; he goes to the
from Ainsworth the trade will either descend
tbe £freat valley, or, prnceidiig along tbe
projected line of railroad, cross the Cascade
range and enter a I'u^et .Sound harbor.
Here occurs a problem the solution of
which is peculiarly tho duty of the civil
engineer. The lineal distance from Ainsworth to Puget Sound differs but little from
the distance io Portland. In this esse there
is s descent of more than .'too feet along tbe
t'i ■ inhi-i river m fuvor of west bound traffic.
In the other n summit of ".'. V>u teet is to be
overcome, besides the curvatures of a continuous mountain line and the increased cost
of constructing a line with fairly practicable
grades. These resiitances, to he encountered
in operating, the engineer will equate with
their value in level tangent before determlu*
ing which terminus is most accessible to the
interior. In looking over the American aea-
coast it ia difficult to find room for more
speculations oi this class than those now
presented in the extreme northwest. But
the student will find an abundant field for
observation, which he cannot fail to regard
with interest, in the development of commercial cities along the eastern coast of
South America, wherein the present snd the
next generations will be opened up innumerable grand enterprises in regions now unoccupied, save by the india-rubber hunter and
the crocodile.
(Kr-ro our regular "Correspondent.?
Washington, May 22, 1885.
Every week thousands of people visit the
two Government musenms in this city, tbe
National, and the Smithsonian, Few of
them, however, have any idea of the views
behind the scenes, or in the workshops of
these institutions, where the specimens are
prepared for exhibition by the professors
employed at Government expense, 1 have
just Iweu to see the "Wixzard," as Prof.
Hendley is called, at his work. He is called
the "Wizzard" because his wor is magic,
and culls forth expressions of wonder ami
admiration from all who sec it. Prof. Hend-
ley'e retreat is a rather small room in the
Natiansl Museum, and it is quite a study.
On the -tables, window-sills, and in every
nook and corner are specimens of his workmanship. Bright hued apples, downy-cheeked peaches, crystal-like grapes, oyesters "on
the balf-shell, cantaloupes, loaves of baker's
bread, and many kinds of fishes, sll no true
to nature that the touch as will as tbe sight
is deceived. On entering this room you are
confronted by a good-looking young man
with blonde hair and moustache, and eye*
presenting the few department** in which
they are still preponderant, while the friends
of tbe republic would control all the seats
pertiiinjug to three-fourths nf Franee. But
tho problem is hy no meant so simple hs it
would Iw in a country where there are but
two political parties. For admitting—what
is very douht'ul--thnt the Bonapartisu,
who theinsches are divided between Vie
torists sod Jeromists, could le brought to
coalesce at a parliamentary election with the
adherents of thuComtede Paris, there would
remain a seemingly iucurable disunion in the
ItepuhJican rauka. Tbe advanced Badloals,
or Irreconcilables, as they used to be called,
have shown during the parliamentary con
tests of the last year, and notably in th-
demonstration tbat overthrew M. Ferry, au
implacable hostility to the Opportunists and
a readiness tocembiue even with tbe Conservatives for their discomfiture, Now, suppose that similar tactics should be adopted
by M. Clemenceau aud bis friends at the
general election, and that a mired ticket
should be agreed upon between them and
the reactionists in districts where their two
factions, though individually weak, might
together hope to outvote the Gambettists.
Such an unpleasing coalition would no doubt
be impracticable in a single arrondistement
or district, because the temptation Mould
not he powerful enough. But the inducement to temporary i..sion would be a strong
one when all the Deputies allotted to a particular department might be chosen by a
majority of one vote. A largo proporti -u of
the departments are in just this position
that a slight defection from the .Republican
ranks would give them to the enemies of the
Brisson Cabinet, which is essentially Opportunist or Gambettist.
But it may he deemed incredible that tbe
advanced Radicals, wbo of all French republicans are the most bitterly opposed to
monarchy, would for any purpose enter int.
a combiuation with reactionists—although
ninety years ago the Jacobins did not scruple to use just such as instrument in order
to ruin the Girondists. Let us assume, then
that they will put a separate ticket in the
field in every department where their
voting strength would turn the scale. Of
course the mere existence of two Republican
tickets would in many cases give the whole
parliamentary representation of a department tui the Conservatives, provided tbey on
their part ceuld manage to compose their
differences. Thus we see that from every
point of view,the practical outcome of the
scrutin de tiste ou the comparative strength .
of parties in the Chamber of Deputies, and
indirectly on the stability of free institutions
ia an enigma to the impending  solution of
H' AYn-rO  OPENED   th    SI m     al !■.
0eea| led  by  Mrs.   Bokstein, I  am
prepared to offer suite at price** lower than
ever before.     I have on hand a fill stock of
Diagonals, Broadcloths-.
Sl Ol'i It. (  AN IM .■«,   ASM
English Tweeds
iSuit.*; Trimmed in First-lia*. SI;,'*,
Ciituinbia Strei-t, Xt-w   Wc.tniii-.U'i-,   B. C.
Hnr.Sa-.l Inlet, iliirluay between Goal
Harbor and Tort Mo-'d., cuiitaiuing 329
acres, witli Iru,!ijii„. House, Barn, Stables
an.i Cr hi d.    Also,
FOB  S_A.Z_iS.-r
20 MILCH COWS, 1  BULL, and all tli*
utensils belouoing to a Dairy.
For Partioulars, address
N. BUR*.
NYu Westminster.
NewBaebek Shop-
Pioneer Barber on the Mainland,
anrl begs Io inform the pnWii- that he
has established his shop Next Doo-ito*
thk Elgin IIoi-sk. Satisfaction guaranteed. je6
"ITcomlcTORs. ~~
SEALED TENDERS will bo received by
the undersigned for the building and
completing of a Dwelling House, on -John
Street, up to noon of MONDAY, June 15th>
Plans and Spectficatijns may be seen, and
forms of tender obtained, at the Elgin Houao,
Port Moody, on and after the 1st June, next.
Two -urcties for the itiltilu.ent of the contract, for 5 per cent, on the amount tenderer!
for, will be required by tlie proprietor.
Teuders must be .-nade oo the printed forms
Tlie lowest or any tender not necessarily
Port Moody. B. C, May 30, UBS, '    ■"
The Old Testament Revision Company,
nrhKli has just submitted its repoit to
Canvocatiun in England, held K5 suasions
and finished in June, 1884. These sessions, of about ten days each, comprised
792 days of six hours at a sitting.
ihe two famous Spanish torreadors,
Frascuelo and L.if.rtigo.have anivcd in
lii-rlin |o organize a bull fight. The
p-irii-i* hive refused to grant tlii-rn pr-r-
The owner of some tene'iieut property
in Loudon was latsiy lin.-.l tUO for
failing to keep It ill proper order. He
appealed but only to be told that lie was
really liable to a Quo ol _-7i.ll.
The Dukvol Westminister haslet his
beautiful place on the Thames, cli.-f-
den, tothe Austrian Anibuhsa.inr, who
pays $li,(KXl for six iiismiiIih. lhe place
would be sold for £250,000 but even
ihen only lo sn approved nun b.iner.
Levy- I_jsM-in.il, the Hebrew owner ofthe
Daily Ttfterogk, wanted it, but was
not approved. There are only 2.0 acres
of pleiiHllre ground.
The will rif ii -ri (i ir.lon wan pr.ved in
I.0111I.111 the2.'ld ult., by his brother,Sir
Ilonry William ll.irdiili, K. tl IL, the
value of the personalty being under
(11,500. Ilo biqnear.liH the whole ofthe
property t i bin litter, Mary A. Gordon,
fir her life, and on her dentil among
his nephews and nieces.
M. de Lestepi relatesthat on the ocoa-
sion of his marriage, the day ofthe open
ing of the Sue. Canal, November, l-WI,
hii fal h.-r-in law bunded him 100,000
francs as a present to his wife. At that
lime, he adds Suez (,'aiial Bhares were
selling at 250 francs, or 50 per cent discount, lie inveateil the present in these
shares on which   he    realized   1,500,000
It ia proposed in England to provide
the sinews for war- with Hussia Iry raising
I Iin tax on patent medicines, 'the Daily
News thinks there is a sort of poetic
propriety in milking patent medicinal
furnish the funds with which to kill
people by otlier means.
According to tho Revue des Maladies de
tUnfance sixty per cent, of lhe children
horn in I'lisaia die before the age of 5
years. Less than one-half of the males
reach the age of ,17, anrl a third of these
arc unfit for military service, either
through constitutional debility or from
not having attained tho requisite
The Municipality of Antwerp have
formed an official committee charged
with the duly of finding comfortable
1 ir*r**h.tl for visitors lo the international
eahililtlon in that city. To this end
ollieinl registry offices have been
no in.I. whore the stranger can at once
have his choice of accommodation ata
li-a-l t-iriiT, wtiich includes not only a
sleeping apartment, but breakfast,
lights, and attendance.
Sir.John Lubbock told a story in his
recent speech at Shrewsbury,says the St,
Jam's HazeUe, which can have uoperson-
ul application to himself. It was about
a traveller who revisited a New Zealand
villane aud inquired after a friend, a
lea-ling Maori Liberal and a member of
the local Peace Society, it is believed,
'i'lie reply was discouraging. "Ah,"
"ai I the villiage chief, with resignation, "he gave us so much good advice that wo had to. put liini to death
F.-om recent statistics it appears   thnt
thii    financial    condition    of    Prussia .some habits in respect of food, clothing
A medical wiseacretsys that "smoking does not cause canceri but is much
more likely to do ro than chewing."
The Duke of Bedford has remitted 50
per cent, on hisgreat west of Enaland
estates. Ile diii the same some time ago
on Iiis eastern estates.
The German Reichstag has adopted,
wit bout discussion, the motion to put
"literary production* and obj.-c-H of art
ou the free iisi" ofthe tariff;
'lhe Archduchess Maria TbSfSSS of
Aur-tria liar! a passion for manufacturing
jewelry.and labors ri ruler the instruction
of a M.irkingjcweller.
The vaccinations ugainst small -pox in
lire Punjab last y.-ur reached 633,068,
Tin; unlives of India hall the operation
as the greatest of blcskings.
'i'he Irish jaunting car, which became
unpoplarafterlhePbanli Park assassination, ih again coming into public favor.
Tin- Prince of Wales used one on the
Occasion rrf Iris recent visit to the Lukes
uf l.iluruiry.
Wrltera in the LaneA call attention
to tha great value of not water application, to the bead in cases of tainting
or syiii-Oj.e.
The Iri-ih College of surgeons recognizes the Loudon M.-.lii-al School for
Women, ami has decided lo admit its
students to examination for itHiliplnmus.
In tlio London i/recr, M N'ikritinski
states that tbe weight of the ash is a
very fair test" ofthe quality of the ten.
Good Shanghai teas give 5 10 per cent.,
green "brick," ten 5.87, and Orenburg
tens, which wen> known to liuve been
adulterated with rose leaves, yielded
from 7.87 to 10.42 percent, of ush.
The original manuscript of "Tarn o'
Shunter" was sold in London tbe othor
day for $700. This is the highest price
ever paid for a inaniiscipt of Httrns's.
It consists of six leaves, foolscap folio,
and on the last page there is also the
whole of "Mary's Lament," und a frag-
ment of another poem.
Invalids who depend upon cod-liver
oil to sustain their vital forces should
be caref d to get a pure article. Cotton
seed oil is now doing for codliver product what it lnig since accomplished in
the matter of olive oil.
We smile at the Chinese doctor and
call bim superstitious .localise he imprrrts
dried and smoked lizards for his
patients, Yet It seems, to the Sled/ml
ir..r/./, tlral the reptilcsare ndminis'ercd
ill cases of OOnsnmptlon and nuiemia
with considerable siicenss, duo to tho
large arm nr nt of azote uud phosphorous
contained in them.
A new explosive, known an kinetlte,
is at present being studied in Germany.
It consists, it issaid.of a mixture of oils
and gun cotton, and is superior to dynamite, and its manufacture and manipulation are absolutely without danger; it
will detonate only under certain pecu-
lar and well-defined conditions. Only
the part exposed to concussion explodes
and when lired it burns quietly with a
brilliant light. The true composition
is being carefully kept secret
Disinfectants are often used to great advantage in co iimunities threatened with
epidemics, but it is a great mistake to
rely upon them to the exclusion of individual measures having a far greater
Importance. Humbolt said that persons
whosebodicsurestrengthened by while
f V
Port Moody,   B.  C.
rpill-: U.N'DKRSN'NKD, successor to tire
JL late W. I'. White, is now thoroughly
established at the Te|-ininu., and, having de-
vot.al IPs life to his trade, is prepared to
supply the public with the heat work in his
line to be had in the province.
compares very favorably with European countries. While the Prussian
deb' amounts to 259,17 marks per
rioirn, that of Austria is 289,47, Belgium
2*1.47, Italy 321.05, Holland 408,23,
Great Britain 422.54, and that of
France 540.42 marks. This, however,
is lather delusive, ns the fact of a
debt being oppressive or the reverse
rl p-'iiiU so much more on the plight of
n |w -pie than on the amount of the debt.
Hollanders,for example, feel their 408,-
23 far less than Prussians their 21.0,17.
II iron Viotor Ei-Ianger seems to have had
asp-iot- luck in fine arts us in stocks. Having
b*-nn ruined on the Vienna Bourse, ho has
sold his picture gallery, which was supposed
t. b. very valuable. Bat only the most
meagre prices—a fow dollars eueh—were
obtained even for works by Rembrandt,
Teai rs, aud Rubens; perhaps it would bu
be tier to say works attributed to those mas-
Considerable, sensation, according tn the
Loa-ion Truth, has been excited in Vienna
so-mtvliy the announcement of the betrothal
or I'nn.ro Liclilenatuiu to the daughter of a
iiie.clu.it in the oity, sack a niarnngo being
re.- rd.d as a mesalliance hy the austere
l'i i-tsof the court nf Austria. This Princa
<« is r rinerly well known in I.on.Ion. and
h .. Irsl »if« wis Miss Von. the adopted
rn-nghter of Lady Holland.
A r.-r. „...tsoiis agn an English Duchess,
.■ho., way it is to go ahead in pleasure,
v -in •■■. try her lack at the Monaco tables,
wliai-r she soon got to the bottom of her
Dune, She went to the director to ask a
loan, nffsiinga pair of earringa with solitaire
diamonds as a pledge. "\Vo don't take
ya.jes," wns tho answer. "Our terms are
cosh, and nobody is trusted."    "But   I   am
the    Duchess   of —" said    her   draco.
"That doesn't matter. So many Duchesses
come hero who want to borruw."
A journeyman baker in Paris, named Gnllo
a man without education, and unacquainted
with any foreign language, enter...I the class
for Hebrew at tho Louvro School in April.
1981, ami six months later outstripped nineteen other pupils who had outered tils school
long before him. Ho is now able to rend and
explain the H-l.i uw Bible at sight, and evory
Friday afternoon goes to study Hebrew texts
at the school aud then returns modestly to
his work.
Tho Sipah Salar, or coininaiidor-in chief of
the Afghan army, wears a crimson uniform
covorod with gold facings and a black
helmet. Gholam Hyder Chirki is a man of
great Btuture, resolute looking, and of commanding appearance. He is a 1 llril/.ai of the
districts lying between Kushi an Ghazni,
his native village being Chirki, hence his
distinctive uaino Chirki to distinguish him
from numerous otlier Gholam Hyders. He
played a leading part in the first fight about
One r f the boldest of tbe French charlatans-the Widow Noel—has lately been
fined and imprisoned for trickery. Not
content with prescribing nostrums, she used
to insist upon resirliing with her patients,
whom she thus robbed at her leisure. Her last
victim was a man with heart disease. She
remained with him for sixty days anil received her Iward and $300. Her chief medicament was an "ointment" made by boiling
bull pups for nine days in a mixture of red
earth, and for this fonl stuff she charged $1
per pot. Strange to say, seven witnesses of
good chsaaoter testified to the efficacy of
the woman's remedies.
A young milionaire husband has been dis-
coverered whose bride has "» basis of positive fair ness on which to put a superstructure of embellishment," hut the husband insists that no such improvementsshall be made
He supervises her wardrobe, and not with a
view to making her attractive, bat exactly
the reverse. If a special style of bonnet
increases her comeliness of head, he won't
let her have it; if a particular kind of gown
is becoming to her, he puts it under tulxn.—
New Fall Gojds II
The Cash Tailor!
LvrroN Square, Nrw Wuthinsixk
Has opened out his KALI. STOCK, and is
now pi-.-paic.l to execute orders.
The Winnipeg* House
(Formerly call.d the The Dilmoxm o Hotel)
Ccr. Clarke and Kyle Stst.,   -   Port Moody, B. C.
cleanliness, exercise, and fresh uir ure
enabled to resist the cause which brings
about disease in other men. But then
it la so uiiicli cruder to rely upon germicide poisons of the Board of Health
than to adopt sensible habits.
By the exertion of the Into Capt.
Marryat (mainly instrumental in suppressing the vile system of press gangsr
no naval ollicer mny inllict. tingling
until twi-iitv-foiir hours after llie coiti-
mission of an'offence, bo that punishment mny not be the result of passion,
In **critlHiid, by nn act of Oeorgo I., ho
sentence of death can be Inflicted on the
south side of the Forth in less than
thirty, and on the north in less than
forty days.
The name of "Sucker Flat," a once
lively and prosperous town iu California
will arjnii pass from alias and gazetteer.
The main portion of the town has been
destroyed by fire, nnd most of the dwelling houses have been deserted or torn
down. Even the main street of what
was once a town has been mined away,
and it is Impossible to get through with
a team. A number of the deserted
dwellings are iu Rood condition, and
still look pretty with their tlowergarden
and creeping vines und roses. But being
unoccupied thu houses will soon tumble down aud the Weed, will take the
pluceof the (lowers mid vines. The
miners have exhausted Ihe treasures
that attracted them to the locality, uud
their is nothing left to make liunan
habitation ..l'i In- spot de-iruble.
Au interesting hatch of twenty four
letters of Heine to Detmnld, his friend,
have just been printed iu German**—
one ia dated from liiiinstriituniid another
one from Granville. In the former
Mobii' describes himself as sittingon a
high balcony, and while writing,
"looking down 00 the bountiful wide
oceuii, whose wavescliirib up tho rock
and regale uiy henrt with I heir musical
rnur." There was no llieulre at, (irun-
villi-. This distressed Heine. He says:
"The lb,-air.- I -nn no longer obliged
to visit, but iu place of it I have to wulk
about in spring weather. Oroon trees
produce«nmu quite us much as vaudevilles. Next to urt, there is nothing more
dreadful than nature"
"A very amusing game," says the
Pidl Mall (tazelle, "is now being extensively played iu London streets. To play
it you require a heavy little billet of
Wood sharpened at both ends. Place
your billetonthe .-round and wait till
a stranger (if possible a respectable and
corpulent elderly gentlemani is within
twenty vards of you. Now strike your
billet smartly on one of ita pointed ends
witb a stick. This will cause it to fly
up in the air, and yon then propel it
with your stick in the direction of the
target (the stranger's head). If your nim
has been true the game is won. This
beautiful sport is technically known as
'tip-cat.' It may be played anywhere
and at any time. It is peculiarly
suitable to a wide and frequented
throughfare at about 9 to 10 in the
morning." Elderly gentlemen crossing
our City Hall Park bave long been
aware ofthe existence of this charm-
ing diversion.
Tbe Cafe de la Kotonde, the resort of
Parisian chess players for over a century,
has been closed and will probably be razed.
Mr. Cameron, the special correspondent
of the London Standard was when killed ih
Kgypt, receiving a salary of £2,000 a year,
and the Standard baa provided for his
One can get nsed to anything, even to
explosions of dynamite, which occasion comparatively little excitement in Loudon now,
except ia tho immediate neighborhood of
the scare.
lias commenced busiaess in
Holbrool-'s Stone Building,
Where he  will keep on baud a first-class
Stock  of
Adapted for the Market.
111.    HAS    ALSO    FITTED    UP   TIIF
Suites for Parlor, Dining-room or Bed
room in.iv he obtained at short notice, at
Ons   Summer"
lit THE CHICK cr.
^ facts concerning an inland village of
his Province and its unique inhabitants.
The work has all the fascination of Hctiun,
Don't rest till you lead it.
1     height, is hnrd finished tiirounhi'iit; has a bur well stocked nt ull
times with a good selection of the choicest
Tho Gentlemen's Sitting Room is a model of neatness and comfort,
where will bo found, for the uso of guests, tho Canadian, American
nnd loenl nowsnaners. Tho Ijiidies Parlor is eleguntly furnished. Tho
Dining Room is largo ami handsome, and tho tables will always be
supplied with the
The House has tho capacity for the accommodation of- 50 guests,
having over '20 rooms furnished with
First-Class Spring Beds and Bedding,
uud has a commandiu'g view of the beautiful harbor. The House will
bo conducted on first-class principles at Moderate Rates.
Open  for Cueata on and after 15th May.
Patrons .nay rely on receiving every possible attention  from the
proprietor and his attendants.
Clarke Street   Port Moody,   B.C.
his old friends aud the  general  public  that he  is prepared  to
furnish guests with
and desires a liberal share  of the patronage of the traveling public.
Grocery   and   Crockery   Store,
-      -      PEOPP^IETOE-
D.   ^UJE-J-CI-II-E,
H OT"I>_"_.SK1NED  II.vr-
in his liu.-, which he DfTera
And  he respectfully solicits the  imtr..nri^e  of  his friende,   and general   public,  asmiring
Itfl'mi,, Doors West of Coon's Unm Store, Clatko Street, I'ORT MOODT.
pobt im: o o id ir
New Wash House
SI__srQ-   SO-tTO-
' " thnt ho is |.iepar,■,! to do Washing
and Ironing on short notice, and in Hrtt
class order.    Calls Sor.ic.TKii.
Laundry opimsite C. P. It.,  near Quern
Street. j,;)|
Fred.  ~Eickhoff
.Dry   Goods
&o., &o.
Of First-Class Quality,
Moderate   Rates-
Coiner of Front   and  Bcgbie Streets,
Wlif        !\*--s._r    B^V    HAS   N(,'V   COMW.ETED   THK   HAR   AND
"  iv-i-*     •    MOUl'. I      Billinrd llonin,—the latter the llnndsoinest Room
in the Province, furnished wiih the linest CAROM and POCK&T TABLESoTS*importod.
Tbe  HAR will lie provided with the best of
Wines, Liquors and Cigars
THE RESTAURANT is now open to tho pnlilii*; it is roniluotoil on tho most
modern improved prlnoiplM hy a first-clans Cook.
WILLIAM  INSIJ.Y, • - - -       Pn<.i.|iii:Tiiii.
R.   B.   KELLY,
in short, lie takes all imaginary   pains to
a- li---r as litile b-.vitehing as possible.
.- -   ' ■: i   ^.   tba   Uriiver-ir.y of
'    :'.' l*nn at'Ht ri .eov-
ery 01 An auudorc lor otrychtue, winch is 8-i.i
to bare been fully corroborated by a serins of j .Ei Foi family. » l_i»'i"it  to
soec-Mful testa on -ninials. ■ »»awhils,.«*'ill kssp it up.
The famous Holland House,   Kensington.
ha. n good chance of   careful  preservation,
innamnch as Lady Holland, the owuer,   has
agreed    with Loidllchester,   the   head   of
him   if he,
soo>T Mt mm
rinrler   the   new Od.ltellOws'   Hall,
in aiinomiciiig thnt Iho House is now corapletutT with every convenience for the traveling public. THE TABLES are well supplied
with overy ui tielo iu season, antl 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 uudersigned, whose long experience is a guarantee
of everything being comfortable and satisfactory.
J. T. SCOTT, Manager.
:R_rc*_E_i______R;D so?_ei___i_et,
TO PKRSONS WISHING TO BUILD,   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
o^^si^.Mfa^.i^^^r*improved princip,M- ai1 *•utwt
,l«ltPfhTMH|ft^UtJLFVrn,,"h """"^ aro 8_.r**"8'y -«comm<*nrJecl to
visit th» Mill, aa special prices art. acoepted for large purotianas.  •
This Great Household I
cine ranks among fining ntcessarios ol Lilt
Tiles'! tamous Pills purl') lirl!
and set must povieifully, yet .ou
uu tlie
^nd HOWEL8. guni; lore, nm.
rlgfM lu ti.tt-t \jrto*. Ma IN .-ii:!!
1.1)1. 1 hei no i.'»n»tH!.ii< .-,...•■__.,
. irwver .Hiliug r-lur'-'.'y in „! ...,. ..
OOUmllOllon, trntU aLnlev.r ran.. ,
'.■•nue Impalf"! nr we.iln'li.d. L..> s
-h-i-fullr ef-jcrreloiii. in .11 slllne.t is
ro -.'rmul.-s ol nil a«e-; and s. n GE1
KAUILV MKDICINK. si' u.nuiii.M
Its searching and Hoi
Propertios tre k_
throughout tbe Wor,
For tlie ture .,i IJAjJ LUG**, Had I
Old Wounds, Sores ami HI
Ir i- an infallible renrauy. ll rffMiail
lieJ on lire heel. ai„| ei rat, aa is r ltd
rr Cure,. Ml ETHlillAT, Ur-..nclillrl,
l.'rrujjl.s. Hlid ,-ven A.-'lllMA.    Ir.llll,
■WOiUllgs, Abm-*w«s, Piles Fl.inl.ij
■r.ii e-rr. .ied of MX1N lilhK.i-t,
.."Virr broil kliom rrr fsrl.
I lit*  i il h and lllhllt.rlil    „|T       ...   -i
I'll)   al
r,u.) oxfohd nmsir lakm
Aud »r>. nd l,j all v n.lnr. ol H.|
rbrougholll lb* eivHi/ri| »„ lil.willrfl
tor v.i.e   ll ii hlOHl ■ very   (tup. a^tr
111.'   Tr ..ile Minks  ..f li.e.r .ll.-.r't*
r.L-inl. re.' ni lllinwn, ll,-,,,., un
hr. n_,'i,i,i.. rii, RrllWi Pos>e»lon.a
.,.. ,i the Aiiieriean I'ouiilei rii- fi>-«l
'.p plarcecuteil.
IVPirelriiBS s -hniil.l look i<i iW
in  llie ColS and Holes.      il ill. ml
.'13, Uslnr.l  -tlr.l, l.r.1,,1,,1,, il ry III
AllENT      ASD       C'o.VVHAmW.
M..,.rs.3r Str*«t.    .   .   _?-rt M|
even section of i'nrl   M !)
SubirbauLit., by the Acrr, i"'"«j
adjacent lo tiro Port Moody aurveysl
Lands  for sal.,  on the Nr.rtli ikb'
linviii^   wnl.-r   fniiitrr.-e   nn,   ftt
Harbor,   finely   xitLiutrll   ami   .IS*
Alan, I'm in I.or.l. r,f nnorlortO
on favorable terms, in New IWlH
Carefully  prepared  Mans nnd If
hlhltod, ailrl the   fullest iuloi in ill"!''!
ed. at Mr. Hamilton'a ..Hi
To Briokmakers.vV'
Manufacturers and ovt
most beautiful spots in tl" j1
there are inexh-uistilite beds cf ^
adapted for the manufacture ™
There is plenty of water power f
mill, and any quantity of fuel ta y
bricks. For a Woolen Mill th' '
well adapted: tha streams »rt
throughout the year, and there isP
power to drive machinery. Th* '
excellent and land-locked, so tW'
has any effect on shipping lying ''
For particulars apply at
m22 1P     THIS 0||
PORT moodyIbusinrss dir*
A.nkand, Ow>.    .       - Propr. -
Abmstroho k Bchr, -   Lumbal **]
Brett, Jasus,
Coon, C. K.,     .     Drnggist and '
Clarke, J. A *
Falim k Co.,
Grant, D. B.,
Hamilton, P. S.,
Hrslof, M.,
Barrister 11
lN8i.nr, Wu.,
Kilbv, B.,
Kkllv, R. B.,
Lanris, H. £.,
Mrnnib, A.,
MuRohib, —,
Nblson, F. F.,
Tiffin, J. R,
VanVolkenbnrgh Bros.,
TitnxHiB, Lorn
Win, Joe.,      •      »       81
-   Propr
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