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M i^loadg (&m\it.
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EVERY  SATURDAY.
SUBSCMPTION BT TOOT,
rtlO DOLLARS PER ANNUM
■MMM   1"   ADVSHCI.
y_l communications add re_»d to
,   OVAIDUK    Office,     Nets    Westmiu
^.r, will receive prompt attention.
J-
A..   CLARKE
PORT    MOODY.
VOL.  4.
PORT MOODY,  B. C,   SATURDAY,   JANUARY   29,   1887.
NO. 10
MUSINGS   WITHOUT  METHOD.
REAL     ESTATE
OFFICE-CLARKE STREET.
D0U8LA8 0. DEIGHTON,
[Saddles a Harness-makers
very Article In their Linr
Always in-Stock-
""-HE   TRAO_r***tUPPLIED.
|Front St     -    YALE- B. C.
Port Moody
SHINGLE    MILL
IV-N'T POBQET TO (10 TO THE FORI
If   Moody Hbingle Mill,  where the  host
i Sbingles ess be had nt the lowest prices,
.hilessle or retail.
. aupply kept oouataiitl. on hand.
JOHN  B  TIFFIN.
New Wash House.
SUNO*   SOJSTC3-
-iriSUES TO INFOKM THE PUBLIC
™ that he is prepared to do Waahing
ud Ironing on ahort notice,  and in  first
lu, order.   Calls Solicited.
Laundry opposite C. P. R-, near l_ueeu
Slrtst. i"31
Ite Sale or Ixohangs.
1 i FIRST-OLASS FRENCH .HORSE
IA Wagon, in good order. Also, a yoke
Jul Urge well broken Orton, with Yoke and
I.tains. Will be sold a bargain, for CASH,
ir will lie eiohanged for good Milch Cuwb.
Apply to T. J.P00CE,
Port Moody;
THIS.OFFIOE.
Prte
Contractor  &   Builder.
te
FREKT,    -   PORT MOODV
13'HMATES by Mail, or otherwise, furu
ished an the ahortestnotice.
City Brewery.
R. RIESTERER,
HAVING PURCHASED THE ABOVE
esUbliahment, ia now supplying many
Imtomers   In the city    with   a   first-class
|i|iislitjr nf
Lager Beer,
Whioh se furnishes in   Kegs
■Victoria pricea.
Tba Beer will   be  lett at
|»tttms free ot charge.
anil Bottles at
the   houses ol
WOODS & TURNER,
LAND SURVEYORS
Real Estate il gents,
anveyancers & Accountants,
ORT MOODY LOTS
FOR   WALE
MONEY    TO    LOAN.
KUMBIA ST-. NKW WESTMINSTER.
FOR SALE!
.""OWN LOTS, at the C. P. R. Terminal
l town of Port Moody, centrally and
•Pitifully situated, on more favorable terms
»n lands haa ever lieen offered for sale, in
pi' Province heretofore.
Apply to
r P.H.HAMILTON.
Murray Street,
Port Moody.
nsroTicE.
jTOTICK IS HEREBY 01 VEN THAT
' all peraona aro forbidden to purchase
}m any person or peraona any lot, part or
P'est in that oertain bcow now owned snd
pupied by the undersigned and family, and
IH in the waters of Port Moody.
T. B. SPRING,
■""ft Moody, B. I*.. April 17th, 1885.
ROMAM JACK.
Now it wa, Giovanni's   policy,   hia
lit ha, ing been caai in a strange   land,
wo-re be iousi be ignorant to a serioua
extent of language and cuaioma, 10 deal
iu a liix-.-l spirit, especially aa to trifles,
luffering a.lvantagea to be taken of hm
rather than gnt ihe   chraacter ul   overthrew neta.    And    our    people   were
h'gh-iuiiidei   enough   in    gpiimal   to
appreciate this, and lo   aay    lhat   the
Italian was a   liberal,    honest   fellow.
But of course there wou'd   lie here and
there a am-aking knave who would  try
to make unfair profit nut of   this   urbanity.     I  should have mentions I. I')
the way, that the pedla/a store   being
adjac in io hi* lodging in   the    wheelwright'! houae,   ha   frequently   awked
information of   the   faroilv concerning
affairs, an*    uiin'iiiiii's   left   theiu   io
wettlr- matters for Inn. during   hs   absence     And Miss    Harris,   havi g a
better    head    than   her    mot hei,   was
generally the  agent.    Now,   whatever
may have been Giovanni's    teal   senti
menu with regaid   to   dealing, he mi
tainly had not thefaults with which tl.ey
weire   famlwr in our town.   There are
tricks, nis aaid, in all trades; bnt    the
pedlar had  noi the liicka ofthe  wheel-
wrigiit, anil   Miss Harris, coming   by
action for him io understand this,   conceived a very high opinion of   hia   integrity.
Things being so, it fell upon a day
that some worthies sfellow, with a measure or two of liquor inside bim, came
to lhe store toaee if he couldn't get the
better nf the pedlir in a small matter
that was between them. It was a gross
at.empt ; but the dealer gave soft an
wera, and would in all probability hive
rieldel the point when be saw that Ihe
sivagr was impracticable—only for this.
It has been said t at the swaggerer hai
had what lie would bave called his
half-pint ; he was consequently very
loud, anil not disposed io lower his tone
when a fair proBpect appeared of his
gaining what he had come for. Miss
Harris heard high worls, recognised
the voice of the intruder, and forthwith
came upon ihe acene The fellow then
turned to her and made an attempt lo
xplain liis pr landed grievance, while
ahe, to do her justice, listentd paiientlv.
But when he pasBerl from bare state
menta, and began lo gird at their
lodger aa fraudulent anil grasping, which
ahe aincerely believed lum not lo he,
then the younit lady laid her knuckles
un her hips and delivered her stuffed
bosom of some perilous observations
which speedily took the starch out of
the naif-pint, an I reduced the assailant,
I will not sav to weakness as another
man, but to a much ni re abject oon
dition tba • many another man could
descend to, exposing and demolishing
bis dirty attempt at over-reaching.
Furthermore, ahe, being wholly con-
veisant with the scan Ial ol lhe plate,
ileakeb-tonised tlie wretch'a closet with
unsparing dexteritv, and marched the
?.:,atomi*s past him not to the Dorian
mood. No crime or folly done bv the
generations of a very fallible i ouse but
waa m. e io cowerin the davlighl and
harrow up the soul of the living repre
sentative, who, having no more spirit
in him after the ordeal, beat an igno
minious r.treat from the siore, and
found a job for two months at a place
ten miles from   home.
A less nan Italian auaceplibilily
might have aeen ground for hope in this
championship. It was evidence that if
his belovel was nol attacbedto hun il-
ready,she ready was to become attached.
The lover, therefore, ventured a little
mi the hint, and found lhat his boldness was not resented. Mv readers
may he inclined to ask why all ity*
beai ing about I Why not ascertain his
fate at once I Well, the teason I believe
to have been that be had an exalted idea
of the value wliich we English ael on
se.tled hoineB and domestic-comforta.
A" yet he had no home In offer, and
could not arr.nge to have «ne, although
he hope I the time waa not far distant
when it might be managed. So, while
he could not deny himaelf the pleasure
of a little courting, nothing *aa aaid
,l,out matrimony. An 1 then there was
the difference ot religion I
Thestory of the baffled cheat got wind
so did one or two other Btoriet. I he
gossips, never slow at ' putting two and
two tog»ther,"had;an arrangement inven-
t<.| in a twinkling, and frequently went
into tea-board commitleeon the affair.
"A Hne thing," Mrs Jones would
ohserve, "to wed n body like that!"
-Well" Mrs Green would reply,
■he's a steady nough body, and
s.reak'th fair to woman, as if ihey was
siime.hng better than cattle I w«h
my Jan, though he'* «EngMpp..a.i,.li»t
en   wns half so stea.lv or naif so sober
"Uently there, neighbour I      would
Mr, Junes resume:    " -/<***    l"-ow    a"
I'm afeared he is a Koiiian. I don'l
know what we shall do about that,
though I've heerd such things can lie
done. She'll have to «ay the Lord's
Prayer backwards, an I burn the Bible!
in goose fat to umk'n blaze. Then the
Pope'll accept ber for a aubjeo'."
"And    I've   heerd   that's  all   non
aenae."
Thus it would aeem that   the   stum
tiling-block here dwelt upon  waa   Gio-
vanni'a being a Roman   Catholic,   not
his   being a  "civis I torn anus"      Nol
three people  of  our community knew
mhether he was the latter or   not;   tnd
it was not his native Statu but   his   religion which they thought of when they
called him   Roman   Jack.      Giovanni
they couldn't manage at sll;   but   they
were told that it waa the aame as John;
and  ihen he waa a   cheap-Jack.
Roman Jack wn e»ily arrived et. A«
for Jack's surname if waa, as they pro
nounced   it,   unpleasant; and   it   was
only used in scornful rhetoric.
The period during which gossip of
the kind above quoted was common-
that is to say, during which Roman
Jack's courtahip hung fire—waa
shortened iu a way not common in
real life, hut often to bn mot with in
romances. I must step aside for a few
sentences to explain what it was.
There   had   been a   villanous   libel
published in our town   and   neighborhood.    It was not inserted in a   raws
paper, but printed on broadsheets, and
stuck on walls or thrown through window! or into areas. The person libelled
was a woman.    The   whole   neighbor
hood waa indignant, and her   relatives
and  friends   furious.       But not   the
slightest clue to the vile author   could
for many dayB be found.    The printer's
name and address   had   been   cut   off
from the bottom of each sheet;   there
teemed to   be   no   likelihood   of  the
libeller being unmasked,   unless out of
the few people   who   must   necessarily
have aided in the   printing   some   one
should betray his   employer,     It   was
thought   that    the   thing   had   been
printed in some   distant   town   where
the workmen   knew   nothing  of   the
family that   had been   outraged,   and
never thought about the   character   of
what they were giving   to   the   world.
The perpetrator himself   was imagined
to have exposed and dispersed his   foul
work   without   much   assistance from
any  one.
A very large reward, as things went
in our quiet district, was offered for
discovery of the author or printer—I
think it was as much as 1200. All tin,
cleverest inhabitant-, 'ailed to penetrate the secret; but Roman Jack,who
knew nothing of the parties concerned,
and apparently very little of our ways
of doing things, solved the mystery
and got the reward. He was, as we
know, always on the tramp; and one
day returning to us from a round of
markets, he produced a sheet from
which the printer's name had not been
separated. His account of his find
was very simple ; he had accidentally,
in a distant town, seen the unmutilated
broadsheet badly stretched ngainst a
boarding, and had taken it down.
Thoughjhis story   was not disbelieved
uf ber
bit
th'
Witb   tliesi
locally rendered, at   the   back   of   It. Ito  give to   hei    -j.ou^'-   a
..ignore, her proper appellation if   sin-  mind,   whioh  ihe did with
was to be translated, was miles beyond : peculiar tu lur. Minding up
our  attainment.    Her   husband    con    wordt
tinued to go his rounds after   marriage       "Now mind, John, you call -
__ before ; she minded the shop during] if vuu lik" ;   but if \ou do,    fr  that
his absences, and there was every   sign   hum I diaown you     1 neitln-r i-nt .. :th
that the concern flourished,    (iiuminu   yon, drink    with VOU,  nor   An
and his helpmate appeared entirely well   miu     Boil    dmll   l«-d"in- bj
pl.-as.nl with each other
Merchant Tailor and Draper
* lalke -St., 1'ohi Moody.
w_m: -BLSOisr.
BK»    MOST    RRSPECT-TLLY    TO
inl ".in his old patrons and the public
at laryi that l.e has just opened a first-cLua
p at the Terminus of the C. P. R.,
y Is- fouml one of tlielargest assort-
incuts of
I'd'...All. 1.01 H>,   -sCOTCH   AND  CAN*
ANAS TWKlbS, FRENCH HOODS,
..'.,
Oa tba MaiuUii'l.  tad  where orders will re-
■ ie, paoa.pt attention.
< 'itn]ilet< Htfiafai tion guaranteed.
I'.na. boot   manufacture   by  giving
Am   ELSOX. Prop.
ia  tathei
She  went to   liody
meetings, and J ack when at home   on   ba   it
Sundays smoked pipes   in   his   shirt   {choice.
sleeves.     We had no such   thing   as a       "I make    my
resident priest to   help   him; but   ha 1 husnaiul rep     I
would fall iu with one in his   wander-1 bave vote for tl
ings, get whitewashed once a year   or   him better li
so, and then begin a new   score.    Tbial better ifor all ol
peaceful existence may sometimes have     nre not    inriuj
been a little checkered— i have tbe world
"lor evouui the trauquiUest climes
'it br-MZM will ruffle the blossoms ao me-
times."
But so far aa the public could see,   lit.,
was exceptionally   smooth   for   them.
Jack was sober, led a decent life, and,
as I  have endeavoured to show, under
stood   the   expediency   of   keeping n
guard on bis temper.    Mrs .1., though
exceptionally gifted iu regard to speech,
did not (as the manner of some eloquent
women is)   squander   her   strength in
domestic eruptions, but reserved it  for
business altnrcations and defence against
common enemies.    Towards Jack   she
showed all the forbearance which    was
his due; while to hear her, away from
the   hearth,
or "In Pisonem," was   an intellectual luxury.
There did,   however,   once   come, a
cloud over the   little domicile,   which
was in many of its features so   unlike
the cloud which on   similar   occasions
may    overshadow   a   purely   English
group, that I will try   to   describe   it.
The   occasion   was   an   election   of a
of a member for Parliament; and Jack,
now at anchor and    nationalised, had a
vote to give, and   intended to give   it.
He knew   nothing   and   cared npt   a
farthing about either candidate personally ; but he took what to him seemed
a   reasonable    view   of the   political
situation, and decided to give his voice
accordingly.    Howbeit,   in ao deciding,
ho reckoned much—very much—without his host.    It   was   the   will   and
pleasure of the wheelwright,    his   relatives, and   admirers,   to   he   devoted
adherents of the   yellow.    Why   they
chose that side, I believe   tliey   knew
no more than   the Emperor  of   China
did.    Yellow enjoyed   the   distinction
of being their choice ; they intended to
brawl for yellow, and to get drunk   in
yellow publica, and that   was   enough
Roman Jack   was   a   sensible   fellow
enough   in his own place ; they   were
willing and glad to  listen to hin. on
subjects which   he   understood.    But
was he,a wretched foreigner, to have an
opinion of his own on this most English
of English questions, and to enter into
judgment   concerning it   with   intelligences like theirs 1   A thing not to be
borne.    The heart of the   whetrlwri'-lit
was moved, and the heart of his people,
as the troes of the wood are shaken hy
the wind.    They would stand no contradiction   here.    Nobody   who   pre
sumed to vote   blue   could or   should
have part or  lot   with   them.    Thev
house
N'ow
t'.'-l,
Vou   shall
make
Villi
. boiea i, oe,"   bar
•I intended foi to
e blue, 1'i'i'iiuse I tiuk
ii-.  batter for   you, and
ii-, dan the uder. 1
li   fur   the   i'lection to
talking about   me and
rife.    I shall vote for the   yellow
*l"
Vegetables
IN
it was rather astonishing.    The   towns  WBnted no argument, This   was   thei
decree
you.
iu Jack's beat had most of them   only
one printer, none of them  more   than  _.,.,
two. The master-printers probably treated the importunities of th
did a good deal of the work * ith their
own hands, and in such a case as this
would have Khared the knowledge with
very confidential assistants. The person (supposed to bo the author) who
stretched tho copies on the walls was
too deeply implicated to havo done
hia work carelessly, or to let the
printer's name appear. My opinion,
not formed at the tune, is that the
Roman, as he visited town after town,
contrived, under cover of offering his
wares, to communicate with some one
nearly concerned in the printing, to
whom he ottered a share of the reward
if an iiiimuiHated copy could be supplied to him, and whom he guaranteed
against a quarrel with his employer by
undertaking to do all the work of de-
tection himself, and to invent a Btory
which ahould show no one elae to have
lieen concerned. Before I have done
with my Roman friend, I may bring
some readers to think as I do about
this.
However, the excitement, when Jack
came back with his damning document,
was about the discovery of the printer,
not about how it had been made. The
printer at once gave up the author,
who got soundly punished, and the
gossips enjoyed their favorite "pabulum" even to satiety.
Roman Jack was thought to have
fairly earned the reward, and he got it.
Whereupon he boldly paid his addresses to Miss Harris, won her consent, enoountered no opposition from
the wheelwright and his family, and
fouud that even the matter about   the
the faults of your man,
1 reckon they've
Cl'
.IMSE TO CUT TIMBER!*:
1 Hun. Taos.  Whit., MiMsTfii ovth.
lirRaioK, Ottawa.
ereby apply for a licenae to cut tiinbei
"arrtain tract of  Und aitusted on the   _(
'» r.f Lake  Harriaon,  and   containing j       jfvinE Bbout smaller matters   »
(8t_|  eight hundred acres, a.eortluiK       J nr lher„        There a a I
"■•oapor plan depoaited with the Domin -   nia> <e  . _    __ ^ nvp_
"Timher Inapecter of thia Province. yer lhat 'here a
JOHN B. BROWN, i man'« a Roman
the faults of strangers
enough "f them, and perhaps more
mo rivatinger thsn ours This poor
c?e..u.ec.n neither box »«^J£
and he se,n,eth toha.e mortal little
,r.ney though he   work'th    hard.
That's w.eie     1    think    I*    "'iKht
hettel    thin     »e   su-pecl.     He s
c„r,.ul      In ee'lhe'lht..any good quali-
""'B'„   mv  dear."     Mrs Jones, driven
t,, ,,er citadel, wou.,i.uige.'',s„OhU.e
bar-
no getline over.    The
"Ay, that indeed
prov,
»n Hot Springs, Oct 1,1SS6.
Mrs Oreen would be   forced   to agree;
r.o drn" knoal Church could be arranged.    The   gos-
lilll   dcnl   Know*,    ,.,_,.      ,     .     ,     .   thinoe   nnw       r
siping ladies looked at things now
a very new light. A Roman might
be objectionable in himself; but a
Roman who had been   the  undoubted
recipient of jESOO had
volume of objections.
I   need   hardly
been instrumental in bringing to light
informer.
jIiTnow acquired a local habitation  a thing as voting blue I
.  --_ \ '  * 1    l..*_.       noma.       Ui'H  h-Mlf-ve*   it.
and Misa Harris acquired his name
She was, however, vulgarly spoken of
and to as Mrs Jack or   Mrs   Roman
Vote yellow or we tliso
Jack would probably have
wheel'
wright and of bis house with the great-
rst coolness, and followed his own
judgment, but for one factor ill the
business which was not so easy to
manage. 1 am sorry to record that
Mrs. Jack, swayed in this matter by
old hobits, by ingrained prejudice, or
I know not what perversity, fell away
from her husband, and took rather
violent part with her father's house,
declaring, by no means in dumb show,
for yellow, and ceasing not day or night
to reiterate her indignation and advice.
The Roman felt this treason pi"t')
keenly. It was the only item in tbe
business that he cared for. He. how-
ever, concealed what he fell, and took
things with his usual placidity, though
he wat oruelly set upon. As the elec
tion day approached, the trouble intensified ; and by the time tho poll was
open, things had been made very hot
He was about to vote. Before he did
so his wife contrived to get him into
her father's house for a last remonstrance. The wheelwright was there
in a somewhat subdued condition.
He had been drunk for six days, and
incapable of activo exertion for three ;
and his personal action at this period
amounted to not much more than fixing
his eyeB, which were particularly
bloodshot and without lustre, and
smiting his fist on the table, each time
that he did so reiterating in husky
tones a phrase, which seemed to be ns
much as he oould manage, "Any feline
what goes and votes agin  yeller oft r o
be "    He in no instance finished it
nut let the sound die away in hi i
throat. The house, however, was full
of his connections and gossips, all more
or less approaching the condition in
which alone a free Briton can exercise
cured  a   large his inestimable   privileges.    They  toi
mented the pedlar   unsparingly, with
bv "reason  of   the   daatardiy out, however", moving bim     Even poor
£S JS. crime which Jackhad  Mr^lM*** £» «g
shrinking,   looked   at   her  sonin law
niy ..
When dat is done I shall agaii
1 go." ■ Arid he moved off.
"That's right !" cried the party in
rhorus ; "toiler en, somebody, and see
that be doeth as be _aith '
'-Somebody''followed.    Thoae ware
not the days' of the ballot   box.    J-tck
went to the polling place, wben he was
iniinediately   claimed   by   the   bluet.
But he shook   them   ofl' with a  uielan
choly look,   saying,   "Nn,  I   cannot, 1
cannot,'  and gave his voice   for yell iw
amid their derision and reproaches.  Id-
was glad to get away   from ihe crowd,
and went  straight  back to the   wheel
wright's,    where   he  was   received by
those   assembled   as by persons   who,
having    persisted   in    a good   cause,
had   "at    lost     prevailed.        But     be
came in very cooly  and said    "Now, 1
give the vote   as you say.     It is  done.
I veesh to speak alone vis my  wife anrl
her relations, eef you allow ni"."    This
was not refused, as Jack had now been
"conformable", and they   were soon ro
duced toa strictly family party.
"Will," said he, "I have done as you
veesh. 1 would not have my private
affairs made amusement for the idle
peoples. Su I yield." Then turning
to his wife, "Now this I tell you, "sposa
mia." —I will not eat wis you, nor drink
wis vou, nor sleep wis you, nor have
nosing ro do wis you as your otband,
till you go down on your kness before
your relations and ask my forgiveness
for the shame you hav. moke me to
bear." Having so spoken he retired
to his shop, got out his pack, and
in five minutes waa off on one uf his
circuits.
Mrs. J. thought very little of what
he had threatened, Sh'- lif"' carried
her point about the vote, ami had no
doubt that Jack would return in better
humor, having pretty well forgotten
the little disturbance. But this was a
mistake. Wlien Jack came back in
ten days or sn, nil the excitement of the
election was over. Tin- wheelwright
wns sober, and had returned to bis
regular work; everything looked quiet
ami respectable. But Jack did nol
come home. He took up bis quarter*.
at an inn when' he had lodged wlien
he first visited ns. Of oourse he had
o call at the simp t" replenish bis
travelling stock and see how business
had been going on : but he treated bis
wife quite iu. n saleswoman, would have
nothing to sny to her except about tin-
wares and the money, and wns off again
as soon as practicable.
Of course Mrs .1. made many an
effort to get within bis guard, and was
surprised that sh- c„u!d not do n i ll
was only when he bad departed again
that she'begun to realise the state of
things. Sim was not one to take a
desponding view of anything; bul she
had been treated to the lust as a shop
woman—nothing better—and John
hail left without one word of adieu oi
Buying when br- would be at home
again. From astonishment nnd anger,
whioh were her lirst sensations, a con
sciousness of desolation stole over her.
She had been sustained more than ihe
knew of by Giovanni's quiet guidance,
She herself wits considered by others,
and perhaps considered herself, the
real "managing man,' because the
bustling and smartness were all hers ;
she knew now bow ber energy had
been economised and nude effective by
Jack's able direction, always n"'"1.*'
and unpretendingly given. BLerparenta
and kinsfolk, who tried to sustain her,
"because she'd certainly a den iln-
right thing 'bout th' election,'' proved
but very poor counsel, and brought out
in striking contrast the difference be
tween them and her own goodraan.
Little by little ii became apparent that
she had'procured the vote at n ruinous
price; it occurred to her that her behaviour—though she did not consider
it so at the time—had been exceedingly
rude und improper Her "sperrel
gave way from day to day ; and one
dull evening, after Jack Imd not been
heard of for a fortnight, seated by her
mother's side on the settle, she liftnd
up her voice and wept -a practice to
which (die was by no menus addicted.
Fiom this time she "went softly"; and
though she did not ask for pity, two
or three gossips began to call her "poor
•hing" She knew that there was h
process by which the breach might be
healed, but she asked, "Wns she, ii
Englishwoman, to abase herself in sicb
a way to a mean sperrited furnnei 1
Of course not."
ITO BI   I'OSTlNVKli.)
PIO.N I .I.R
STORE
QUERN STSBtT, I'OKT MOODY.
Dl BRANT, Proprietor
.—   *
SPRING   STOCK
Just Received !
rpill. t MlKKMi.NI.I! respectfully la
■ forms tbo citizens of Port Moody aad
'icinity thas  he has just received a larg
sii'l varied assortment of seasonable
DHY GOODS,
UB00ER1E8,
Boots and Shoes
Ready-made Clothing
Etc.,   Etc.,
Having bought the above Stock for . 'ASM,
lam prepared to aell at the lowest
CASH PMCES.
and fruits
SEASON.
A   CALL   RESPECTFULLY SOLICITED
FALES   & CO.
been instrumental in oringiiig ~ .•_■-».  »■*•"••—*»'    -     - ■..„,■„.«,
no sort of odium attached to him as an  with tearful eyes, and   asked  hin.     »
he could ever think of doing so dreadful
have believe it.
These   things   were
The great   interest of
She shouldn't
only   prefaces,
the scene arose
IF YOU WANT THE VALUE OF YOUR
money go to Fales At Co. for
FURNITURE,
BF.liDlNO,
BED-ROOM SETS,
WALL PAPER,
PICTURES,
CROCKERY,
Hardware,   Croceries,
DRY   GOODS,
BOOTS k SHOES,
CABINET WORK,
cAi;i*i:risii
LTHOLSTl-KINC,
PAINTING, Am.
UNDERTAK-NO A SPECIALTY.
Clarka Street,       -        -        I'ort Moody
New  China Wasli House.
JTMZJVTY.
Opposition  Washing and Ironing dons ia
I-1' -i class style,
References if required.
ON C. P. R. RIGHT OK WAY.
PortMoody
Till-
.vniTTiim Ti.iniii.us
i If    I II K
The Sfekh of Saws.-We gather from
an American exchange that in soin.. ol tire
great sawmill establishments of the \\ esti'in
States circular saws of ti feet diameter arc
run at about 750 revolutions per minute,
though aome have been driven at a spcc.l nt
880 revolution. When working at ,50
revolutions the teeth of the saw will   travel |
Canadian Pacific Railway.
A.  R. HOWSE,
Surveyor,
Real Estate Broker,
Conveyancer,
Etc., Etc.
Town Lots for sale iu
every part of the
Town site.
Excellent Farms
sale---Cheap.
for
Suburban Properties
suitable for market
gardeners, etc.
and to as Mrs JacK or   "".""'  .JJ   T» M„   r,ok    perceiving all ordin-   revolutions the teeth of the saw will   t
only on most solemn occasions waa she   when Mrs. JaoK, ^»'""8 " ,   (    h       h nea_,   three mUes in a mmnt.
styled Madam with Jack's patronymic, ary persuasion to be useless, proceeded
Every information
freely g^iven,
OKFICFi-MURRAY
PORT MOODY, B. 0.
ST. ty \pni ft-oobn it-.nj.ttt
FOREIGN AFFAIRS
The present state of Euroiie reminds
-ATL'RUAY
THK WEEK'S NEWS
HOME.
I .'..I nun nt lands to tile   a'-uliliou   of
eviction.     11 would tiinplify    matters,
! und lie  inure holiest, to issue n procla-,       ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
IAMAKY •_><., l«_7 I niatioii   from   lhe   Up|*er   Castle yard I 0»-* °f » '""g drawn out   story the end
.villi milv one sentence -'rent   is   rob- | of
l-ery.' " ' All     '      ~*
the    evidence  lends
sp.
I'he local LrgUateia «.,.   u|H'ii,-d Ht
Victoria on Monday, and Her Majesty's
representative read  a MMek   from Unthrone.       There    was   nothing    iu the
speech ; it is merely another sample of
llobaouiaii    twaddle.     In   the    United
kiii'-doin tb>'  throne is a shield but ill
Victoria John Kobson proves that the
local throne ia a sham.     However,   the
h   from   lhe   throne in    Victoria
llustratcs the   insiginli, tin •• ul r, pie
vniative institutions      The pcuplc my
licve that universal aullia^e  represents
tbeir own power; but. in fact, il rcpie
acuta   the    want   of   braina   and   the
absence    of   power      The   demagogue
telle the people daily thai they are lhe
source of all power, and thut   universal
suffrage is a privilege.     Hut   the privilege which enables a crowd of silly uieu
to elect a knave to repr, sent   himaelf is
not a thing to boast of.     We boast of
oor   liberty ;     and    we    believe   thut
slavery perished   iu the hut   American
war ; but, it    Uvea, and ia  reprew'iiUi-i-j
now by   syndicates   and    ..oipoiatiotis.
The individual   slave master  is played
•ut, but the confederated    associations
which represent   thousands of   millions
of dollar! anr unconquerable ; they can
hire half the freemen on this continent
to   assiissiiiatc   tin,   other   half.    The
dollar is god,ami the uiultitudearedollar
worahippers ; they must submit to their
fate   which   is   inevitable,   but   they
should   cease   lo   Umsi of a   priviloge
which provides tliein with knaves   for
masters.    A priviloge,  indeed !    Is it
not a precious pihile',"    that   provides
the people, with sueh a land grabber as
Robson'( and such a speech us  that tie
livered on   Monday ?     But  lie knows
the people and hi:   believes  they were
Iml 11 to In- footstools for self iiinde mull.
The old .system of slavery is dead   but
the  new  system   is  thinly established
all over the continent, and is visible   in
the local House at Victoria   which waa
opened ou  Monday witli   a  ridiculous
sample of twaddle.    Twaddle from the
throne ought to Im labelled — treaaon.
Our readers will perceive by hii
order copied from the Canadiun
l.azettc and published iu our third
page that lands at Port Moody are reserved by the. Domiiuiou (Jov.i'iiniuiit.
On this reservation which extends
from the shore ofthe Inlet to I led well
Bay in thu North Arm we shall have
the Gibraltar of lhe Pacilic. In spile
of the knaves and speculators Port
Moody will continue to be. the terminus
of the great road, and the North Ann
will be the harbor for ships of war
The preparations for solecting repr*.
si'iiiati ves now occupy the rrl lent inn of
all men iii this broad Dominion. Is he
wise? la he prudent? Is he lit to
represent the people ? These are
tjuestiona never considered by the
'•lectors, uud the result of their labors
will I"- a mere accident, In a local
electoral   contest a human   parrot and
the
were
, -how that the   Irish laud iiuestioii will
1 be settled at ouce by   act   of    Parliament.
The spring water in the tunnel under
the Sr.ero is the l>est in tin woild, and
'.he railway coiii|*auy pays j.10,000 a
a year to pump it into the *stuary of
the river. At a meeting of the citi
/.ns of Bristol, on Wednesday, it was
resolved to purchase this inexhaustible
supply of pure water and to lierrow
_.IKO,000 to construct and equip the
water works.
A telegram from Mandalay, dated
the I Itb inst., ssys: A company of
('iililmllgbt Bangers, commanded by
Mhjiii .1, dreys, surprised and captured
Ibe camp of Prince Kyinciidiiii *'
prince and tufty of his soldier,
killed
At a Cabinet council held at Wind
sor, on Tuesday, her Majesty received
and upprovi-d the speech which was
delivered from the throne on Thursday
last, li will appear at full length in
our next issue.
Th* I/union "Standard" of the 2'nh
inst. says of the Retaliation Bill passed
in the Senate at Washington:—"We
hope the Pregideut will have tbe good
sense to veto this measure, or agree to
it merely iu form as a prelude to runic
able negotiations. We protest against
the idea of either Kngland or Canada
being coerced into yielding onu jot or
tittle of their rights by such empty
threats. Tbe Americans by demand
iug such terms ask mure than justice.
The dispute, however, ought not to be
beyond the power of diplomacy,"
.lohn Bull is in many respects very
like his brother Pat, who would willingly oblige a neighbour but who would
not eat grapes for "you must." It is
not safe to try the game of liicli with
old John. It is not easy to scare
him.
which   is anticipated ; one  almost
*°! feels mad with  the :,ttors because they
ou
to
repr
ofj
•sent
Wm. Pitt would stand
equality. It is uo honor
the people in this age.
The anniversary of Burns was celebrated in the Royul City on Tuesday
night. The. celebrutors danced jigs
and reels in memory of (he immortal
ploughman. In this uge it ia easier to
produce sensations of pleasure by .laming than by thinking. The heels of
modem Scotchmen threaten to
eclipse the honor of their heads.
The biographical sketches of "our
rulers" published by the "Colonist,1
last Saturday looks very like a siunpb
of low comedy. Tbe sketchiniikrr do
scribed thu ancestor of Robert Duns
muir as "a coal miner ;" but tbat du
scription did not phrase the king of
Nanaimo and on Sunday the "Colonist"
Mr. Dunsmuir was 'a coal mine
That is not ao bad.
-ass
owner.
UNITED   KINGDOM.
Gladstone, who arrived in Loudon
at J o'clock on Tuesday, was received
by a multitude cheering.
At a meeting of the native   princes
of India, held in Cal_ut_a,tl*ey declared
"it was not the cannon of England but I fat
the wisdom of her laws that conquered
India."
Rumors of war arc moving iu all directions over the United Kingdom.
The "Times," the "Standard," anil the
"Daily News," declare, that France is
making elaborate preparations for war
along the German frontier.
An ukase, was issued in Russian
Poland on Monday, forbidding the
exportation of horses. The Citar l>e-
lieves that all the horses in his dominion will Im required by Russian
soldiers early next spring.
Saul amongst the prophets was not a
more interesting figure than Sir Frederick Roberts amongst the Buddhist
Bishops at .Mandalay. The gullan
General's fame as a soldier had already
reached the Pagan monastery as the
Archbishop told bim that "his star
already glittered with victory." Sir
Frederick is a student of Buddhist
religion and law, and when the Arch
bishop had expounded to him the
beauties of tliu faith and the rules
which were laid down for the guidance
of all in authority Sir Frederick
replied "that the course recommended
I.y the Bishop was exactly that which
he was following in annexing the
country." The Bishop was convinced,
and  tbe   Buddhists  l-rlieve  that   Sir
Frederick is olieying the law   of   their
God.
The Irish landlords are really in a
rage. Colonel Turner, a Government,
official, remoustrated with several
Limerick land agents on the impropriety of enforcing legal proceedings
for the recovery of rent, and one of
tbem, Mr. Agar Ellis, in a letter to the
-Tunea"   taja:—"Th« action  *-*  *■*-
UNITED STATES.
Dynamite was used as an argument
on the Geary street railway in San
Francisco last Monday night. Thn
cartridge exploded ou the track and
smashed a wheel, but the passengers
scaped. Modem law is not fit for
modern criminals. Tbe wretch who
uses dynamite so as to endanger life
should be sentenced lo sit on a
cartiidge with a match lighted ; tin
time for explosion not fixed. Six months
waiting for the coming of death would
cure the dynamiters of a thirst for
blood. No other rocipc is worth a
straw for such a gang.
Joe Armstrong and Frank llulimrs
were out hunting in Delta County
.Mich , last Monday. While setting a
trap Holmes cut his leg, and Arm
strong went for help. He returned be
fore uu hour hud elapsed and found
IlnInn s bones picked bare ; and
there was his axe, his revolver, and five
dead wolves.
At Fortf Scott in Kansas on Tuesday
200 cases of gunpowder exploded Oil
the railway. All the glass iu windows
within u circle fifty miles in diameter,
its smashed. Man begins to shine as
a maker of earthquakes, and isa very
mischievous maggot.
Oti Friday night Kiiima Friskhoiu
shot uml killed one Peter Gundersoil at
Clifton near Astoria. "Kmnil'" sounds
well and docs not remind any onu of
murder. It appears from a report in
the. "Aslorian" that Gundcrson was in
love, with Emma's sister, and that he
was a very ignorant young man, who
Imlioved that he could obtain a wife
by using threats and grasping a knife.
It is quite possible he was drunk, but
Emma, the darling, was sober, aud
with a double barrelled shot gun she
cured Peter of a love fit. She is only
fifteen. Won't she lie a real darling
when she's forty.
At Needles iu California on
Wednesday two rough customers named
11 awes were quarelling with a stranger
in Barry's saloon ; he interfered and
was shot dead by the elder Hawes.
Twenty citizens proceeded at once to
the saloon and riddled the brothers
with bullets ; in fact shot tbem down
like mad dogs. "The boys," were
notorious  ruffians and deserved   thoir
of   tbe
James MuPatrick a much man near
Deliver has taken proceedings in the
court at St. Louis to recover his infant
child who is heir to au estate worth
one million dollars. No wonder James
should try to get possession of the
little one he abandoned some time ago.
Wealth restores the old love to the
heart of this good man.
The aunt of Miss Van Zandt telegraphed to the license clerk at Chicago
entreating him not to grant her niece
a marriage license. The aunt protested
against a marriage with the anarchist
Spies. The lovely young lady was refused fo.- the certificate, and thun wept
, j bitterly, and declared that she would
11 surely marry her darling monster.
Lawrence Carey of Bulling,!, Montana, was married on the evening of
the 24th. and his wife applied for a
divorce next day. Her plea waa "incompatibility of temper," The court
refused to consider the application,
and the charming young wife went
cast.
Mm iiioiii.-in is doomed in the United
States. The law as passed by the
house last week, is the most rigorous
net ever passed for the extirpation of
this new system. The speech of
Tucker of Virginia is described as
"especially tine, and effective." His
illustration, liorrowed from the words
of the founder of christanity as applied
to the Mormon abomination was pre.
sented with dramatic force. "For
this cause, shall a man leave his father
and mother and cleave unto his wife;
and Ibey twain shall be one flesh."
Aud he added vbile hi* eyas flashed—
"tbey twain"—and not a whole bundle
of then).
won't   hurry up  the  catastrophy.    We
almost   led sorry for the uewspapers ;
they remind us  of a Caspar  we once
saw in   llie   u*iera of the   Freyschutze,
who ]*ointed lo the eagle, then fired the
charmed bullet ; bul  the ill-fated bird
stuck in the scenery and Caspar's statement that " it conies ! it  conies!" became rather  tnunutonous.      This war
that everybody says must certainly begin   in the spring, is,  according to all
accounts,   lieing   prepared   for   on all
sides.    The   French and Germans are
providing  armies  and   navies   of Ihe
in.ist stupendous character and hurrying
troops forward to  the frontiers, in each
case,   so as  to Ik  in  very dangerous
proximity.    If we may judge from the
late desjiatches the great battle of the
struggle  will be fought on  the borders
of Alsace-Lorraine.    We may be quite
sure that the contest will be a terrible
one ; for France it will be life or death,
because Bisnverck will  never leave her
until he has thoroughly crippled her for
the  next fifty years.    If, on the other
hand, the French should be victorious,
it  would be a  terrible thing  lor Germany; with loss  of prestige and much
exhausted, Russia  would at once demand concessions   that would reduce
the Fatherland to the status of a third-
class   power,   and all   the  labor and
scheming of Bismarck   for the last fifty
years,   would   vanish   like the empty
fabric uf a vision.    Whether either of
these   national  calamities   will ensue,
time alone can tell ; but the bitterness
in which the contest will begin presages
disaster   for one at least.      Russia is
quietly biding her time,  fully prepared.
Her object is to see France and Germany engaged in a life and death struggle, when she will at once *x>unce upon
the property of the   " sick man "   and
that  she will take—if she can.    With
her, as with the  others, it is what may
be termed a life  and death struggle;
she will  stake everything upon iu    If
she succeeds, it will be boundless power
and  wealth,  with  a  new lease of the
throne for the Romanoffs.    If she fails
it will be ruin and death to the Romanoffs and a horrible civil  war,  ending,
possibly, in the  dismemberment of the
great   northern empire.     It has been
truly said by some of the great diplomatists, that the map of Euroiie will be
much  changed  when the war is over,
and much anxiety is felt by the smaller
powers as to where the changes are to
take   place.      The   immense   cost of
armies,  navies and  war material, must
lie  paid  by  somebody,  but  who that
somebody will be, is the great question.
•\s there is much uncertainty about the
matter,  every one is doing his best to
defend   himself.      Belgium,   Holland,
Spain, Sweden and  Norway, Denmark
and all the other small states, are arming themselves as best they can.    England appears to be in a great hurry and
cannot wait for the product ol" her own
workshops ;   she has  issued a contract
for a very large number of Winchester
repeating  rifles which she can procure
at short notice in the United States.   It
is well to be prepared ior any emergency and she can  now take time in
making a better repeating rifle at home.
How  armies wil)  now  approach each
other,  it is very hard to say ; the days
of bayonet charges must surely have
passed   away ;   because,   no   soldiers
would ever live to cross bayonets ; cold
steel  is out of fashion.   The chances
are that  battles of the future will be
(ought with  artillery and at long range,
for guns can now be made to hit an object two miles distant.     It would seem
as if the world was reaching the milleni-
um, when fighting would cease and national quarrels be settled by arbitration.
Weapons have reached such a perfection of destruction  that  whole armies
would be  swept  into eternity, if they
could only be induced to come within
range of the guns.    Perhaps this great
improvement in arms of precision may
be  lhe best peacemaker, and nations
like Russia may be  induced to give up
war  as a trade.    She has carried it on
for the last  century and she will soon,
we think, find her business is " played
out."   War's alarms  are  much more
expensive than formerly, and peaceably
inclined  nations will  combine to prevent   them.      We   presume   General
Roberts will be on his  way to or, perhaps,  in  India by this time.    He has
much  to do on the  frontiers to place
them  in a state—not for offense but—
to repel invasion.    He has one satisfaction that his base of supplies is close at
hand and inexhaustible.    Soldiers and
material of all kinds can be placed at
his disposal in a few  days, sufficient to
drive the Russians to their own side of
the Caspian.   We suspect If the time
comes, that the British will not be alone
in this task ; China will have something
to say.
THE DOMINION ELECTIONS.  I
The lime  when the people by their
votes, will decide whether  Sir John A.
Macdonald or   Edward Blake, is to be
at the head of the Federal Government,
is not quite four weeks distant.     It will
be well   if the electors  weigh carefully
the result of iheir choice; a very few
votes will tip the  scale one  way or the
other, so that a vote should not be cast
regardlessly, under the impression that
it won't matter  for a single vote, which
side it is recorded for.    I,et us see now,
the effect of setting up Edward Blake as
the  Premier.    Our readers are ali, or
nearly ali,  aware, that   Mr. Blake is a
good lawyer and generally a very able
man, but he is no politician.    He lacks
the magnetism that would draw men to
him, he has no idea of generalship or
the way to place his forces so as to lead
theni  to victory.    His  whole mind is
concentrated on   Edward   Blake, that
gentleman can do no wrong,  although
every one else  is a poor weak  human
being who can only inspire the  divine
afflatus  from  Edward  Blake.     It requires no great amount of intelligence
to understand, that however estimable
such a man may be, himself, he is not
the person  to guide the destinies of a
great nation like the Dominion of Canada.    Let us mark well the fact that we
are just entering upon a year that may be
ever  memorable as the epoch  of the
greatest struggle that the  world Jever
saw, and which, in relation to the Dominion, may involve very serious questions, requiring careful diplomacy and
united  government for   their solution.
It would  never do to have Mr. Blake
giving up the daggers in the midst of
some terrible crisis, when prompt action
would  save this  vast  Dominion from
disaster, or place her on the pinnacle of
national greatness.    We must also look
at the character   and   status   of   Mr.
Blake's  lieutenants.    We must all remember how very weak and maladroit
as a finance  minister,  was Sir Richard
Cartwright.     He is endowed like John
Robson with considerable self appreciation and a wonderful facility for stringing words together, but he lacks brains.
He differs from honest John in being a
most worthy gentleman  and quite desirous,  if he had the savoire /aire, to
do right,  as a statesman.    Such  sous
eficiers as  Mr. Charlton, who, with a
great deal to say, has only one idea, are
a positive  misfortune for any Premier,
setting aside a man like Edward Blake,
who does not know, if he even desired,
how to place them on the right track.
Look on the other hand at the Conservatives.    Sir John is a host in himself.
His exquisite tact and fine appreciation
of every political  movement,  enables
him to anticipate and  render abortive,
every offensive movement of the enemy.
He uses his forces  without  ostentation
or hurry,  to defend the weakest points
of his position, or, by a well-masked
surprise,    to   capture   and   turn   the
enemy's guns  against   himself.      His
lieutenants are all  men of talent and
well versed in political manteuvers and
international law.    With a commander-
in-chief like Sir John, assisted by officers like Sir Charles  Tupper and Mr.
White,    id  gnus   omnee   the   Conservatives must not only be victorious, but
hold for a long time the confidence and
affection of the people.     It must be
borne in  mind that the Dominion is
not yet   sufficiently   strong   to   stand
alone, without the National Policy, and
that a great deal of bold diplomacy has
to be adopted to sustain the Dominion
in the high position where she   now
rests, and at the same time, steer the
ship of state clear of the rocks and
shoals of outside complications.   The
abilities of Quirk,  Gammon and Snap,
as concentrated in the person of Mr.
Mowatt, or the fine address and lawyerlike manner of laying his case before
the House of Commons possessed by
Edward Blake, are not the appliances
on which we can rely for future safety
and prosperity ; we must have ability of
the first order, with unity in the national
councils.     Our Government should be
like fine tempered steel—keen, pliant
and impenetrable.    Men however able,
whose views, in politics,  are bounded
by the limits ol their own province—
like John Bright with the rock-bound
coasts of England—are wholly unfit to
govern a great country like the Dominion, which will, in course of time, dominate this wide continent    He must be
■Bes-saaaaasae»es»eeaMB_s»aBa_ea»SB«seeaasM_.
TOUT MOODV LAM'S.
We give below the full te.t of the Order
iu Council, which appeared in Hm Comedo
Gazette ot loth instant. This, we believe, ia
inspired hy the inipeiial Ooveruiii.iit with a
view to the construction of the fortifications
and graving dock, arranged by Col. Chambers, some years ago : -
\\ hereas the Millister nf the Interim- haa
reported with respect to the lands In the vi
cimty of   Purt    M ly Hnrlsir,  iu th.-   1'ia-
vince of Uritish Columbia, that iu ia.n-.--
ijucme of their p"«i.ii>n on and in the neigh
borhood nf that harbor, and the cfh't-t uf tin-
completion and operation id the Canadian
Pacitic Railway in wWetopimg the trade _ud
resources of this district, tin ai-land-
present "f miK-h inure than ■ ir.li,,.,, % ...liie
and are daily becoming im.>,.- I itaaJsb |
Hia Excellency iu Cuuuril. iiudei the peo
visions of the 4th sub-s.-ctiou of the 11 lit
Section of the Act IT Victoria, chapter I'..
has lieen pleased tn order, and it is In u-t'\
ordered, tnat for the present nil lnnds !/•-
longing to the Dominion I lev.iriniu-nt, lying
within the underm. iitioued bnon.la.ll. et'
cepting any parts thereot tn whieh squatters
inay establish claim* nnder sub i Ian*.- 1 ut
the agreement eiiiitaiiicil in tin- Settl. mint
Act of Iss:: lar and the same arc hereby reserved from sale  nml settlement,   thnt is to
UnTOTICE.
DOMINION LANDS]
PL'KI.If NOTICE IS tU&KBYQ-ti
that the undersigned   is   \ittfMns~
receive   applications  and grant .__n« ,J
Surveyed    Duminion Landa in townaniL
11, I-, 18, 24. •», 40, 41 and ._, Sn\T
minster iJistrict.
Aupli-auts must  personally a|,p__, t
the  undersigned,   at   the Dominion I
utile.'. New  Westminster,  to make tiJ/T!
davit and pay the entry fee of .10 [,,«_,£
by the   Regulations, governing th, ,c
H -in li lands. m*^
H. H   W. AlK.ilAN
Agent of Dominion UmUJc
N.-w  Westminster, .Ian. *..tb, 18.7,
Re-Opening
J.S.MANS0N,
Merchant  Tailor
•ay :
Coniiiu'iicin^ mi tin- ihori <.t tin* North
Ann of I'.un.upi luli't nt tin- North Went
angle of Section thirty, in TavwUp No
thirtj-uiiu-, Hott \\>_tiiiinst-*r I»ihIiuI *
tlit-nct South along tin Motion line* to tho
South West comer of th* Horth \V< ■*.. anai
ter of Section niiu-terw ; thru. >■ Kwl .d'tu,
the quarter Hellion Hue*- to tin* North I - -t
corner of the South \Y ■**-._ quarter of Si'.-ti-in
twenty-two ; thence ut right inglM South
tothe northern bon Hilary Una of Lot on*S
Group I, thence Went ontlu* Mid lim* to tbi
North Went corner of aaid Lot 883 ; tli-'inc
South along thu lot linen to tin* Ninth Baa.
corner of UoAStt, Group I ; thanoo Waal
along the lot line*, to tin* Booth Wot/t cunu-i
of Lot 191, GfMp I ; then.,- Nortlu-rlv
along the shore of I'ort Moody Bubal to
North West comer of mumI Lot I'M ; fcbanae
following the siiiiioHitii'S of tht? h.ioi■■• lim- >>t
Port Mooily Hutl-m, Huiranl Inlet, .uul tin-
North Arm, including Badwetl Bay, to tin*
point of commencement.
THKKHA OF NEWS,
•fount ali sin has driven out literature, and
the reporter bid-*, fun* to drive out journalimn.
The era of "news" has come. The tvamga
newspaper cares more ulKiut un accident in
Harlem whereby a man broke his l.v. than
about the cleverest editors! that could bi
written ; if it can get a "beat" on it» contemporaries in the shape of an exclusive
account of a dog tight in Arizona, about
winch none of its readers oarM two straw?,
there is more joy in the edit oral and pro
prietoria) heart than all the letters of Jnnloa
would excite. Iu New Vork the papers pay ii
dols. a column more for new s matter thau for
literary criticisms, stories, art reviews nnd
all kinds of "specials." I have known of
200 rlola. being paid Ity every morning payer
for a duplicate copy of u two -column article
about u seduction case of no particular in
terest, while important and excellent itenm
nf news have occasionally brought their pni
veyors from ,ri00 dols, to '2,000 dols. No
former era could compare with this in the
development of news gathering faculty and
facilities, and a   clever aud   enterprising r*
IMS OI'l.NI.1- a -oon-...
M.l.l  N/.ll'.   STI.l.T'-',
Hot   Weitiiim-del,
I'm-,!    I>     t»   tkv    Right    lull,   ('.
Sheet,   md .-ill have alwtj -, <>-
lmm.<4laM aMOtltneut oj
Foreign and Domestic 11..
AND AT KKASONAHI.K PHU Ky
jk.   _?__i_=j._r_E_o,i' _m
Quarantaad tn BvaryCuw
F. CRAKE,
WATCHMAKKI
JKWELKn,
Ha-,   moved   t.i the at»*re LatelyOOQBpialtl
Coulter k l b,f
Oppoalto to Cunningham*. Stoi«i|
uu ('nlumhia Street
f'••-mri I)   t|H •Ufctsr or Ihr Viitlrli D«|
.■_»•..I   til   Hmvsgi• t%  I > mi*ii    Mn
porter can earn more money
than a brilliant
.'ditoral writer nowadays. Tba greatmetr
politan editor hns passed away and tin*
speculator has taken his place. Joseph
Pulitzer, -JumeH (iordon ISennett, tieorge
•Tones, Whitelaw Keid, are not editors in the
aenae Horace (irceh-y and Henry 3, Hay
mond were. They nre businessmen running
their papers as money-making machine.'*, ami
rarely putting pen to paper save in the
signing of checks ami the writing uf private
letters. Charles A. haim is the only oue of
the old rtgmu that is left. The really ahlu
writers are not uow to ba found in New
Vork, but, like Murat Halstead aud Hunty
Watterson, arc getting papern of their own
in various cities throughout the country,
Th.' nhfth{VMo).
II
A\IN<;   BXVSREP   HIS CUNNffJ
tii-u with Mr. McNaughtr-u, lieing
prepared to do all kinds of
FINE AND COMPLICATED
iWatches!
—AND—
JBWELBY.,
CH Aid IKS KKA9djSL^V~*
«rWatcht'a   aent
attended to at nuec.
by     mail    or
THE IMUKJF.RKADKK.
The proof-reader bad long *. ha red with the
"intelligent compositor" the repnlatiuu   for
that total   depravity    which   bas   made   a
wi'itorsay,  "seethe pale martyr with   shirt
on fire," when he wrote "in sheet  of   tin ;'
and to ask "is there uo   barn in   Guilford,''
when he meant "is there uo balm in Qflaadf"
to speak of his love of "alum water,"   when
he wrote "Alma Mater," and to Ipaak of   a
"mysterious dispensation of I'rovidcm e     u
a "mysterious disappearance of provialona."
The silence of   the   proof reader   has   bean
taken either as evidence of hin guilt or   tliat
he was proof against   reproof.    One   of   tln-
long-suuering  class   at last   oorooa   to   tin-
front in defence ol bis   counades   ami   himself.     In the first   placi',   he   Bftyi    that    au
author intent on   tiis   work   is   aaoMMirilj
careless about his handwriting,     lie   onnnof
break the flow of his  thoughts   tu   dot   hi *
"i's"   ami   cross   his   ''an,    Bnoh   author
haa   a   peculiur   penmanship.     The   proofs
reader takes the   manuscript  Mid   tii*.   to
catch the purport   ot the author's  thought.
He bas   scarcely   dune so,   when   hi   comes
another mass  of   proof and  inanuseiipt    ol
au entirely different character ; and   I   nan
thread has to In*   picked   up   until   another
interruption.   This is   not  for   a   movant
but all night, all the   week,   all   the   year-
After   puzzling   himself   until   hu   is   half
blind, his brain weary,  and    work    pushing
upon him incessantly, a letter may    lie   left
out or a comma inserted in the wrong place,
when slam bang goes a volley at the   prod
reader! He haa seen an author scold a prnoi
reader for some trilling oversight when that
same (lay the proof-reader   hus corrected an
historical   blunder which would   have   tjnot
tbe author dearly had itscen the light.    Ha
haa seen an author brag of his   penmanship,
and when hia manuscript has been   sent   io
him because it was unreadable,   he   himself
was scarcely able to decipher it.    It   would
be well   to   have   a   Proof-reader's   Union
formed, the members of which should   agree
to ruin authors   by   letting   the    world   see
their blunders and   inaccuracies ;    tor   the
wrongs of the long-suffer iug   proof-reader
are many.
The hen-ic robber and murderer
known aa Jesse .fumes is reported
alive in Arizona. Swinging at thr
end of a rope he would deacrve to lu-
noticed.
The     "Orogonian"     llinga   a    very
wicked   squib   at   Senator    Jones   of
Florida.     "He has been in   Detroit for
two  years   pursuing   a   hopeless    love
No doubt he is   very   unhappy,
<i
(KSTARLISHED 1883.)
Fred.    Kickhoff
(IKNKhAI. UKAl.Kh   IN
HOCK HIM
• Provisions,
Dry   aoods
CLOTHING,
BOOTS &    HOISJ
Sec., &*.-
Of nntrGluu Quality
AMI     A
Mo.ltir.il'j
Hale-*-
^irai-r^-*^ ITu, wotW
The Cirand Virier haa InTiUd ih_ Balg»ri-
•_. <?.elrgatH to Tint Conftutinopli.
patriotism and a happy knack of turning everything to the advantage of the
country he governs.
mmmmmmm»——— _ j
A LUCKY KSCAPK.
Mrs. Cyrus Kilborne, of Baamsville Out.,
had what was thought to be a cancer od her
note, and wh about to submit to a cancer
doctor's operation, when ahe tried Burdnck
Blood Bitten, which effected a radical cure.
Thia medicine cures all blood diaeaaea.
A ni-ii'iPATED i'li-MQUi may be built up
and fortified againat disease by thatincompar
able promotor of digestion and fertilizer of the
Wood, Northrop and Lyman'a Vegetable Discovery and Dyspeptic Cure. It counteracts
Biliousneaa and Kidney complaints, overcomes bodily ailments apscial with the feebler
aei, oanaet *.he bowell to act like clockwork,
aad is a safeguard against malaria and rheumatism.
and suffers intensely ^^^^^^^^^^^
cannot sympathize with such aull'ei niton his. A nix foot, red faced, fat,
nighing lover who neglects his duly in
order to force his addresses on the unwilling ears of a young lady can never
beolected Senator by a people who
have any sense of humor. ' Jones must
stay al home.
Did the   Pope I,less Jeff  Davis   and I
the confederate armies   of the   South.?
That is   the question    nppemod   just i
now at  Washington.    A special  corn' '
spondent says:—' The   letter  of   Pope
Pius the IXtli.    directed to Mr.   Davis
was found last week   amongst a pile of
property captured  al    Richmond,  nml r
is dated Dec.  3rd.   1863.''    The   Pope i
says ;—"I bless thee and  thou shalt be
blessed."
Coiner  of  FretU    anil   rleglii. 'Mtm^
NI-.W    WI.STMI NMl I'"
B   C.
MKROANTILB
RarKKSKNT:    •
■mm. Koseiilhal, I eili'r 4
" Will IT.   LAHOIt '
Fine Boots & Shoe»,|
BOSTON   UI   UM   FRANI'IS.'11
TIlEWOOMWXaURAOOOBYTUB^
KUHBKRiiOODH.
Till. rAPK ANN OIL CUrTHINii M
I UK CAI.1KORN1A f'RACKKH 0<*
•• MOUNT IIKl.KNA " V1NKVAK1P
LOS AXQBLOS AND KIVEUS1HK
FRUIT I;ROWER*!' ASSOCTA1 li'V
ORANOES ani. LEMONS
ETC., ETC., ETt'.
JOHN  A.  BRADLEY]
AllI'lR    ROOMS:
CITY AUCTION MART, liuvsium"1'S
Viotoria;
AND
New WeHimir
FIRST-CLASS
Shingle:
FOR  S_A._L.-E-
The iwdonrfgDod ha« on hand * \atf*i
titv of the vkry brat C«_«r Shingl*. *
he'will ._*•>_. in lots to suit, »tprio««■eVl
fore heard nf in British Columbia
BhmI for  priceu   before purcha-dOR
» hrrr.
AddrMis alt orders to
wm. r. PETES*
Gazctt* Omci, Fort Moody. Ek #Drt iEoofy ©a|ttie.
NKW VOKKLETTEK.
ONE MUST *»0 ABROAP   FOK   HEWS
OF HOMK.
JANUARY 29,1887.
nil. MEM ATOfcUttHI■ ItOTO    IATHPIHOOLYHS
ANl'TUh  V.VJM.A -Ti.IKfcS —ICE   1*AI.A*
—Mr. A. K. Howw haviutf _ev_rt-.l
fiction with this journal, ha« no au-
I^ZTtn transact busineas   on   account of
eroad between this city and New West*
,r, is in a shocking condition, owing
tneanneatt of the local Government,
. no doubt, by honest John.
M*ai.4*& JEwei.Kv.-Mr. McKlm.m
t (,ppii.*.l his works-hop in <i*-,., Annand'*
^tic hi'***-", when- lie* will In* glad tn luv.-
, and jewelry left tot repair, liii
eiueneucc and tht* toot number of
w that havu pomad through his hand-*,
p,* hini to guarantee |>erfe..t workman
k mod satisfaction aud ■nnUllto priOM
___«, — Making due tUow MM foi this
nt season, affair* here, are   generally
v and the   prospects of   improve*
mja   flattering.    Tradesmen    ure pre
gfurabuay   spring   and a large influx
MB,    There   is inucli   talk   of   uew
■ and lot holder** are not  im-linnl tn
»way in price*
^Dominion Klk*ti*iv    Tbi  paopUoJ
t Moody, we believe, are equally desirous
ring Sn .Inl.ii ,-\.   Macdonald    remain in
r u any pther  ei.iiiuiuiiity In   this Pro
,   They   should  call   *-,   meeting   and
eapou the candidate tht)' will support,
mf» taking care that  haj^edges   him-tcli
,,pport the Macdonald ffoverniiieut.
|0ri  Prohpblts,     Although     the   uiifoi
i people  at   Vancouver are   being he*
] with the hasty construction of a rail
-rfroin   thU   harbor,   the feeling   iu this
as  to our   future   has not, to   any
.been  changed.    There  can bu  little
t but that   events are   tending   tothe
jcluiuu   we   desire,   if   we    have   only
tfiMice enough   to wait foi  the end.     Very
ith depends upon oun-elvea and we should
I si possible secure unity ot adieu.
St. Andrew-* and Caledonian
juration at New Westminster. —
,itc s number of our eftfstOl went over to
i Royal City ou Tuesday laat, to assist in
r celebratiou of Burns' birthday. The
jmr-nuiy was observed by a ball to which
Itotchmeu from every part of the district
ntributed by theirjpresenre. We are iu-
tnfd hy some of our townspeople who
present, that the ball wsb a grand
«i, happily, nnt over-crowded. 1 he
uii*. was very good and the refre-diiiient*,
Ikbtifiil and id the best quality. The
coriti'-ii*. were very appropriate and eveiy*
{passed   nil   in   the   happiest   manner
he
| i.mri.iMi.MAit.    KoflOB.    The    greatest
ioUtii.li   to one   growing old, is   the im*
jved surroundiugs   which come with age,
[im-rii-ucc  aud   wisilom.    We are reminded
hii  fact by the   appearance of   the new
1 Annual of D. M. Ferry k Co., the ecle*
led seedsmen ef   Detroit,   Mich.    (They
hjoy the   enviable reputation of   being the
Irideat and best known firm, in any husineaa
lithe United   HtateH,)    Millions of people,
jt l'-iiiii|_: both for profit and  pleasure, have
and ever iucreasing satisfaction and delight
i uiing their   oooSt.    Kvery one   desiring
is ni   the highest   type and bott quality,
luuld secure their Annual.    It is sent mt
I ippli cation.
lELKilOCS
PERSK< ITION
FORD.
AT   OX-
[Oiloid is threatened with the revival of
eintiquated machinery which wa*. put in
jtu last nearly half a century since against
^^•**jA*taL|_J_e was sentenced t-i
JtsplnMb'froiii the university pulpit,
tv. C. Fletcher, rector of Carfax, is at
tone of the select preachers to the
biveraity, and iu this capacity preached a
tort while siuce a sermon   of   very   liberal
tmiency.    The Kev. K. S.   h'foulkes,    vicar
■tt. Mary's, has laid   a complaint   against
niermoii before the   Vice-Chancellor, Dr,
Mlstiiy, the President of St,   John's,   and
Uled upon Mm to appoint   six    Doctors  of
prinity, as was done in   the  case   id   Dr.
f, to sit In judgment ou    the   Hertnou,
i he accuses of several heresies,   among
pen a denial of the fall  of  Adam.      The
■---Chancellor has callled for a copy of the
ion, and the matter has as yet   gone   uo
Mhw-Aom/on Tim'*.
tMONKEY  AND A DONKEY CLIMBING ROUND A THEATRE.
I Uit uot time that the highly dangerous
**1 perfectly gratuitous performance which
• monkey and the donkey iu Mr. Harris's
wtnniine go through should lie stopped
[****» two beast* climb from the stage on to
e narrow edge of the dress circle, race
-und, snd pursue their gambols until they
|""iplete the circuit, slipping purposely now
d then to heighten the effect.    The outer
t*P of a drew circle is not a stage. The
ludren in the front row are horribly frig..*
•^.the grown upsare inconvenienced and
•ttoyed ; aud opera glasses and play bills
hy Ih- w-sked away on the heads of the oc-
Fl-wU of the stalls. Then one day the
■■nki-y might tumble in earnest, and break
\ht necks In hit fall--which would be a
However, Mr. Harris knows best,
people who are thinking of booking
tseats iu the dress ein-le, nr stalls just
r them, should be warned. A Nerv-jPh
Wot.     Pull Mall QmotU.
rl>— WAR  EOTM.
From Cur Own OorrMfOftdoot
New Yatt,Jan. 19th, .887.
It would be a dull time indeed when
there was nothing politically stirring in thia
great Republic. There is something stirring
in tha*. direction now, for it is the time that
senatorial contests agitate many states.
These contents are more close and hitter this
year than the oldest inhabitant remembers
them to have been liefore, and although the
result in a national mat as respect the
strength of the two great parties in Congress
will not tend to much, if any, change, that
does not seem to lessen the interest with
which they are watched. Tin- -lose party
fights, as I have informed you, are confined
to New Jersey and Indiana, where the
chances of a Democratic succeeding a Ke
publican in one instance aud the reverse in
the other are discussed with great eloquence.
The content m New Vork is between Warner
Miller, the preaent aenator, :ind L*wi P.
Morton, late Minister to Trance, both millionaires. In fact it has now MOM to that
pass that none but a millionaire has much
chance nf being a senator, nor will there be
so long as senators are elected by state legislators.
The Father Mcfjlyuu   episode still holds
the public and is beginning to attract world-
w nle   attention.    Two   large meetings were
held in New Vork last night, which are but I
the   Iteginning   rd   a   series, iu  nupport of
Father McOlyun.    At both of   these   meet
ings none but Catholics spoke.    Archbishop
Corrif* in  and Rome   were  freely denounced
and    nne    speaker—editor   of   a   Catholic
weekly— said :    "As   much   leligiou   from
Rome as you please gentlemen of the Propaganda,  but none ef your politics."    This
sentiment   so tersely   expressed   voices the
opinions of an ever increasing body of Catho
lies in this country and it would not be surprising if   a schism be the result.    But then
the Propaganda is  politic and flexible when
it pleases and if it finds the storm is strong
it may bend   before   it or  compromise.    In
eithnr case its authority will be weakened.
It is appalling to see the number of people
out of work through strikes.    It is a mania
affecting   all   branches   of   industry and all
classes   of   workmen.    With the past  few
days, ice men have struck, children working
in   tobacco   factories, milliners, sandwheel
men, and a hundred other organized bodies,
old and young.    The colored  'longshoremen
of New Orleans struck on Saturday and attacked a gang of non-union brethren unload
ing   ships,   killing   and wounding several,
The coal handlers and miners strike has not
yet ended, for which I   am heartily sorry as
I have just  had to pay $19 for two tons of
red ash I could have obtained for $12.50 ten
days ago.    How I do wish I were a prophet
in these striking times.
I telographed you a short time since that
the Canadiau Parliament would be dissolved
immediately and that the electioua would
take place ou the 9th February. This, in
fact, win. the intention come to at a Cabinet
meeting, held on the 6th inst., but Sir John
chauged his mind next day, and resolved to
await the arrival of .Sir »'harles Topper from
Kngland. It is now officially announced
that the elections will l.e held on the 22nd
February, and the now Parliament will assemble on the 7th of April.
i,» 111 a number of prominent Americaus
have died lately, including Gnnoral Logan,
who was beginning to bit looked upon as the
coming candidate of the Republicans for the
presidency. General Hazeii, another distinguished man, head of the Signal Bureau
at Washington, went over to the great, majority on Sunday, and now Sunset Cox,
member of Congress and late minister to
Turkey, is on his death bed. Thi*- will be
refreshing news to the poor British Lion,
whoae noble tail S. <S, Cox has twisted inetr
Thc EoUuwiof   remarkable account of cir-
: cumstances with which wc thought we were
, all   familial, must   astonish   »oine   of   oor
readers:—
MAl'KRIAL*. MHt  ANOTHER  't.VA.M.EUNE."
A -story of outrage upon  aud cruelty   to a
civilized Indian community on   the   part of
LATE NEWS ITEMS.
A despatch Iron Mandalay bays Illa-Oo
has mad*; overtures fora bunender and Buhh
way is negotiating for pOHO,
Freuch HuaucieiH have submitted bcveral
proposals tothe Russian Minister of Filiate e
with the object of making loans to Russis.
A numerous contingent of constables has
arrived at Letterkeuny,   county Donegal, to
the Dominion of Canada has just been made j protect the Sheriffs iu evicting tifty tenant*-
known   in  Washington through   an   appli
cation for asylum   in   American   territory
About thirty years ago the Rev,   Mr.    Durham, a | Methodist  clergyman,   went   from
London, England, as missionary to an Indian
trifat near Fort Simpson, British   Columbia.
This post is upon the Pacific, and upon   the
inlet which divide* Columbia  from   Alaska.
The Indians were   then cannibals.      I'nder
Mr. Durham's teaching the tribe   gradually
became civilized.    Laat year they numbered
a thousand souls.    They live in a well-built
village, with schools and churches.    Nearly
every adult Indian  owns a   home.     They
have wharves and tUhing statiousaud packing houses.    Since these latter  were   established the tribe bas   received   $300,000   for
canned aalmon shipped to Liverpool.      The
village was in every  respect well  ordered,
thoroughly civilized,   and   flourishing,   but
ludiaus, under Dominion law,   cannot   hold
land     Some sharks happened to become ac
quainted with the facilities for trade offered
at this place, and made entry  at  a   British
Columbia Land Office of  the   whole   tract.
It was sold to them,   and   with   it   all   the
homes, schools, stores, and packing   houses.
The Indians protested.    A gunboat went up
from Victoria aud brought down eight of the
i chief men, and they were thrown into   jail. ■
The case was appealed  to   Sir   John   Macdonald, and he confirmed the sale.      Appli
cation has been made by Mr. Durham,   who
is in Washington, for permission to have the
Indians move over into Alaska.     Senators
Teller and Plumb have advised   that   they
move at once   without (waiting   for   official
permission, as they are  sure  to be   given a
place to  live.     Meantime  some   American
tribes in Washington Territory have Invited
the despoiled community to come down and
live with them until they   cau   determine
what to do.— Providence Journal.
THE
CONSTITUTIONAL
GERMANY.
CRISIS   IN
Au aualysis of the vote by which the
Army bill was rejected iu the Reichstag
offers little ground for the aasutnption that
Bismarck w ill be more successful in the new-
assembly to be chosen in February. It ia
true that the majority against the Chancellor
waa only about thirty, but this would have
been doubled had not the Socialists and the
ni.-inlii'ii for Alt. ace-Lorraine refrained from
voting. Not fifteen, therefore, but at least
thirty seats must be gained by the Cn
servativea aud National Liberals at the coming election; for whatever loases may lie
incurred by the Clericals are likely to be
made up by the Socialists, who are even
more inflexibly opposed to the Government's
proposal.
The chance of winning at the ballot box
being so slight, the Chancellor will be apt
to use the uext four week in preparing the
public miu I, not fora second dissolution of
the Reichstag, but for a usurpation of the
power which it claims over the purse. The
issue to be pressed upon the country was defined hy Bismarck when he asked, "Is the
army the Kaiser's or the Parliament's?" The
question for all English-speaking peoples
Beems to have been irrevocably answered
two and a half centuries ago by the execution of Charles I. We have learned to think
it the fundamental principle of constitutional
government that the money requited for
military purposes shull be voted by the people's representatives—that in this sense the
army is the creature of Parliament and not
of the Executive. Without such a safe
guard legislative independence is a sham.
Vet, although this view of the  relation of
the purse to the sword is   not contested   ,-
phorically on  MW/Mtatim^ "which"ha8   honestly   adopted
*        institutions, it. ha-, never heen
UR FRENCH WINESOF IH8t* OF P'>(*K
QUALITY.
[The annual returns as to the French viu*
Ptm verv unsatisfactory,   the   .■iiaiitity
ine made being less than it   lias   been,
■> the exception of the five yeara between
■•Und 1856, wben the oldlum did so much
hief, since 1830,
** Cnmissionei*, of Indirect laies,
"■*r whoM authority the official returns
> published, report that iu I88G "the
*lit> of the wines is generally bad, their
"*olie strength being much  l>elow    par.
■• -.rowers have endeavored to make this
* by a large addition of sugar, and whilo
[quantity  employed iu   ,Mr*
188T)   was
only
any other man in the United States except
Richlieu Robinson. Ricblieu, however, is a
genuine hater of the Lion, while Cox did the
twisting merely to please his Irish constituents. Mi. Cleaveland is also, it is said,
afraid of dying before his term has expired,
being affected much the same as wns General
Logan, hut 1 believe he is still mine afraid
he will not get the next Democratic nomination.
I'he iee palace iu Montreal is rising gracefully and rapidly in anticipation ot the coming carnival. Of course it will surpass anything on ice ever witnessed in the world before. The Marquis of Lausdowne and suite
have taken houses in Montreal for tbe
month of February and there will be rare
timet in skating, snow-shoeing and tobogganing. Poor British Columbians < You
ain't got no ice palaces. By the way, tobogganing ia uow all the rage iu these northern
states and every one wears blankets aud
talks about slides. Tobogganing slide*
have superseded skating rinks und un harm
is done. St. Paul, Miuuesota, is out in
hitter rivalry against Montreal, iu ao far as
ice palaces are concerned. St, Paul will
simply be incandescent with ice and electricity, but not being ho near New York,
Philadelphia und Boston aH the city ou the
St, Lawrence, it will not draw as. hig crowds
or ah many dollar.i.
As spring approaches the notes of war in
Europe are more distinctly heard. The preparations for the mighty conflict are being
pushed on with feverish haste, while the
diplomats smile and lie about the peace
which they know is about to spread its
white wings and fly to parts unknown. The
dissolution of the German Reichstag hy Bismarck, because it refused to vote as he
pleased, confirms the fear of those who all
along believed in wm, It is thought the
new Reichstag will not be more amenable
and then ultimately the Emperor, who loves
peace so much, will have to imprison a few
score of members and adopt the role of
Charles I. Meanwhile, the French Chamber
gives Boulanger all he requires with lavish
hands and, of ■-nurse, this irritates Bismarck
all the more, It is pretty well agreed on all
■ Mi'- that the present Tory ministry cannot
last and that Parliament will soon be dissolved anrl the country appealed to once
more. Salisbury is really iu a minority at
present. He cannot depend upon his Lilier
al-Uniouist allies in the strong foreign or domestic policy which ia required at present,
and ;he would rather he dead (politically)
thun situated us he is.
> deficiency in quantity and quality is
■t attributed to the atmospheric dis-
*ne«s which occurred at the time of the
I of the vines and the ripening of
I, heavy storms of rain and hail,
* a»vere frosts, having devasted all the
••growing districts north of the Garonne.
■ **»tal quantity of wine made in 1886 was
If *>M,923,000 gallons, as compared with
-l.flft.T000 gallons in 1885, 782.560.00C
in 18&, and 1,820,000,000 in 1875
"true that 1875 waa the best ever re
"tal, hut even if the averages of the past
i years are taken,the alarming decrease
lie
Apvu.e to Mothers.—Are yon disturbed
at night and broken of yonr rest by a sick
child suffering and crying with pain of
Cutting Teeetli ? If so send at once and get
a bottle of "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup"
for Children Teething. Its value is incalculable. It will relieve the poor little sufferer immediately. Depend upon it mothers;
there is no mistake about it. It cures
Dysentery and Diarrhcea regulates the Stomach and Bowels, cures Wind Colic, softens
he Gum*, reduces Inflammation and gives
tone and energy tothe whole system.    "Mrs.
is the
fo
Winslow's  S-wthing   Syrup
teethinc is pleasant to the tuste and
£mnption of one of the oldest and b*£
.   -L...I.I... .n^ minus in   the   I nitea
»<|iiai.tity of wine mail*  will   ba   very
-mt, aa from 1872 to 1876 the  «.''»K'
■ live years waa 1,236,753,770 ,*nll'.ii* ;! jnale physioians and nurses
"ST7 to 1881, 835,202,425 unllona,   ami ■ sut_,      d   •, for   Sal-,   by   i
1 I8«2 to 1888, 1198,790,875 gallon,.      In I throughout the world.      Price
•'.rils, the averagn ia abont half   what1 -       »	
■ in the first ot these three periods.
*» phylloxera and the mildew h»ve,hi«
'•««»_• far more damage than the weather,
" is tn their ravages that the decrease in
•4a»niityof  wine made   in   the depart
t druggist.
  _ wenty-five
cents a bottle. Be sure and ask for "Mrs.
Winslow's Smithing, Syrup," and take H(
other kind.
"Alter
ol the Correie. Doub.. the Indre, the : ^"J* w"KKov_ry and
the   »-..»..I_ii,-_   the   Loire I * "ts"**:. - .•__-
►-Cher, the Haute Loire, the Loire
""nre, the Loiere,  the   Maiue et-Loire,
•■vthe, the Tarn, and the HanUi Vienne
'especially ia dne. - London Tm".
■' y°n want to purchase or lease an eic-el-
< bTttldiM site for business purposes ap-
*° A- R.  HowM,  real eitate broker.
; Moody.
Misa Mary Campbell, Elm, writes
bnttlea of Northrop k   Lyman's
"**. Cure, I
Dyspeptic
feeTa- if I were a new person. I "•"•'*•■;
roubled with Dyspepsia for a number of
«__■ and tried many remedies, hut of no
-v.U ' until I uaed this celebrated Dy»P«P.*'';
Pure'"For all impuritie. of the blo«f. Sick
Headache, Liver and Kidney Complaint.,
Costiv-HMr-ss, etc, it
known.
is the   best   medicine
parliamentary inn	
accepted without qualifications in the king
dom of Prussia. King William has persistently affirmed that, iu spits of the eon-
cessions made in the Prussian Constitution,
the sovereign retained the power of creating
au army by his individual fiat in case the
legislature should refuse to provide for it.
It waa on this theory that Bismarck acted
when he ruled without a budget in the four
years preceding Sadowa, and, although he
was subsequently glad to see the Landtag
pass a bill of indemnity, he would not even
then acknowledge that as a matter of principle it was indispensable. If, therefore, it
were the Prussian Landtag, instead of the
I'iui-i in-muni** Heichstag, whose powers
wore now in question, a colorable pretext
might be fount! for disputing its rights to
regulate military expenditure.
Hut Kaiser William's relation to federated
Cermany seemH essentially different from his
relation to his Prussian subjects. He is
Kmperor not by conquest, but by* election ;
hia imperial powers are not original, but
delegated, and cannot transcend those
which the princes, who elected him, themselves possessed. Now, although the right
of the people to control the outlay for the
national defence may have been disputed hy
the Prussian sovereign and by the late King
of Bavaria, it is unquestionably recognized
in the Constitutions of Baden, Wurtemberg,
and Saxony. So far as tbe subjeots of these
States are concerned, they could not be
divested of their power over the purse by
the proclamation at Versailles, or any ageu«y
short ot their own volition expressed in
.i.nui.liiM'Mi-, of their respective Constitutions. Al a mutter of fact, they have
delegated their power to tuv themselves for
military objects not to the Kaiser, but to
their representatives in the lower House of
the i ..mu.in Federal Parliament.
It is true that a large proportion ofthe
petitions sent to the Reichstag iu favor of
the army bill come from Wurtemberg, hut
this only proves that the inhabitants of
South Germany fear they might have to
bear the brunt of a French invasion. For
the moment they are carried away by panic,
but when they are awakened to the purport
of Bismarck's threat to raise au army in
detiance of the Reichstag, they will see that
South German liberties are in grave peril.
It has been suggested in some of the tier-
man newspaper*- that Prince Bismarck
might svoid the semblance of encroachment
on tho constitutional rights of non-Prussian
States by imposing the cost of the desired
addition to the army on the Prussian treasury alone, The assumption is that a major
ity of the Prussian Landtag would sanction
this expedient, trusting in the eventual consent of central and south German legislatures to bear their proportions of the expense, But this would only substitute one
constitutional difficulty for another. If
Prussia has a right to raise a military force
independent of that belonging tothe empire,
so haa Bavaria or .Saxony, and the time
might come when such a precedent would be
fatal to the interests of the bouse of Hohen-
zollern. So that, from whatever point of
view we look at it, Bismarck's situation
seems awkward. —AM'. ."?»».
sllti; <l'KK  FOR RHKUMATISM.
If the system is properly cleansed by som"
medicine that acts upon the bowels, kidneys
and skin, such as Burdock Blood Bitters,
and the sufferer will use Hagyard's Yellow
Oil according to directions, there are few
cases ot rheumatism, however bad, hut will
yield promptly to the treatment.
.laoob H. Bloomer, of Virgil, N.Y., writes:
' Dr. Thomaa' Eclectric Otl cured a badly
swelled neck and sore throat on my son in
forty-eight hours ; one application also removed the pain from a sore toe ; my wife's
foot was also much inflamed—ao much ao
that she could not walk about the houae ;
she applied the Oil, and in twenty-four
hours was entirely cured.*
Although Ion.   17th, was one of tht tana
est days of the winter, Mr. Chtdstoue
walkedfrom Huwardt-n Mouse to th** \ illage
to attend early prayers.
The Britiah gunboat Firm   woo   wreck'-'1
on the coast of   Northumberland.    Knglsml
Nineteen of th*; crew were saved.    The f_te
| of the others is unknown.
Cardinal Tuschereau of ',»ii. 1„ ■■ has received a cable despatch from the Papa!
Secretary of State, requesting his presence
at Koine to attend at the coming consist-fry.
Lord Colin Campbell has abandoned hin
intention of moving for anew trial of his
divorce suit againat his wife, aud will not
apply to the court to fix a date for _ hearing,
It is ssid that Italy haa agreed to act as
mediator in the Bulgarian question on the
assurance of the Bulgarian Government that
it will accept Hussia s terms with th-- i goop
tion of the candidacy ofthe Prince of Min
grelia.
During a performance ot Wagner a opera,
' Kienzi," at the Xtadt Theatre at Berlin,
receutly, the tenor, Heiunch Vogl, was ac
cidently stabbed in the chest with a dagg.i
He bled profusely, but carried through hi*
role.    He is recovering.
A bull fight took plsce at Laudaise on
Jan. Id. The exhibition was witnessed hy
10,000 spectators. The toreadors spiieured
in Spanish costumes, and many of them
were tossed by the infuriated !>easts but
sustained no injury. The exhibition elicited
but little enthusiasm.
The Kreuz Zeitunu says that the Candida
ture of Prince George of Leuchtenberg for
the Bulgarian throne is approved everywhere. The Bulgarian Regency, it says,
must resign, leaving the election of ■ Prince
toa new Sobranje, in which event Kuisia
will accept the ruler chosen.
Mr. W. H. Smith, First Lord of the Treasury and Conservative leader iu the House
of Commons*, has sent a circular to supporters
of the Oovernment asking them to make
every effort to attend the opening of Parliament, aa they will be invited to proceed
directly to the consideration of questions of
grave importance.
Prime Minister Depretis received the Bulgarian deputation. He repeated the advice
given them by Count Robilant, Minister for
Foreign Affairs, to avoid giving offence to
Russia, but said he must abstain from counselling tbem about Bulgaria's difficulties,
which could all be easily surmounted, bethought, by tbe exercise of prudence and
endeavoring to abide by the terms of existing treaties,
The Rev. Walter Stafford Northcote, ion
of the late Earl of Iddesleigh, in an interview recently with a reporter for the Associated Press denied that hia father hud had
any quarrel with l.-n-d Randolph Churchill,
aud declared that no animosity existed be-
tween them. Mr. Northcote continued tin-
statement thut the Karl of Iddeslcigh had
aited an peacemaker lietween Lord Randolph
Churchill and Lord Salisbury, and suid that
but for the intervention of his father Lord
Randolph would Dot huve remained in the
Cabinet as long as he did. Mr, Northcote
said he had received a kind letter"of condolence from Lord Randolph Churchill.
The German Progressists have Usued u
manifesto calling upon their purtisaus to
support Only candidutea opposed to absolute
government and a sham constitution, warning that otherwise tobacco and spirit mono
polies and other evils will be introduced in
Parliament. " We must make a stund,"
they aty, " to maintain the foundation of
thuimparial Constitution, especially universal secret suffrage." The Conservative
manifesto says that the watchword ofthe
struggle must be, " No parliamentary army
but an imperial army." Th
Liberal   leaders   have   issued
Cowderoy & Taylor,
IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN
General Merchandise
Clarke St.,  Port Moody,
have Recta*, ki, a i ..Mri.i u \ (d -Ki.K. i noes ok
GROCERIES & SUNDRY 0THEE
GOODS,
t*>
Which They  now Offer For Sale at Low Rates.
I'ort Un
tLGIN   HOUSE
I
Port Moodv. B. C.
This Hotel li tin. bunt nud most iionveuienth' located for traveller,, to an.l from the 0. P. R. terrain*..?, by either stage, steamboat, or
i-ailwm, being the General PaRseagci Depot, aud Headquarters for
Business men visiting the new City.
The Telephone Office is located in the House, giving guests the
advantage of speaking with friends at either New Westminster, Hastings, or Vancouver.
The Tabid is equal tothe best on the Mainland.
The Parlor-, and Bed-rooms are neatlv furnished and well venti
lated.
The Bur-room is large, uud supplied with Card, Pool and Billiard
Tables, and the leading Local, Canadian and American Newspaper*
for the entertainment and instruction of Guest.-..
The Bar is constantly supplied with Brands of the Best Wine*'
Liquors and Cigars.
Tho Public mav rely ou receiving everv Courtesy and Attention
from the undersigned at moat REASONABLE RATES.
Gh.
ivfl:cCOS_EC_B_R"y.
Proprietor.
Winnipeg House*
COK.
0LAHK   AND   KYLE   STREETS,   PORT   MOODT,
National
„     ^^^^^^^^^^^    address
severely censuring the action of the majority
of the Heichstag, and calling upou National
Liberals to elect only raeu determined to
make sacrifices for the security of the empire
against foes at home and abroad.
THREATENKD DANGER
In the fall '84, Randall Miler, of Maitland,
N.S., was prostrated to his bed with an
attack of incipient consumption. Cough
remedies all failed. He rapidly grew debilitated, and frieuds despaired of his re
eovery. He tried Burdock Blood Bitten-,
with immediate relief, followed by a speedy
cure.	
mXAT For artistic monumental work auply to
Georga Rudge, "Victoria Marble Works,
Douglas Street, Victoria. 0. W. Monck,
agent, New Westminster.
M. Hheehan, of Oscoda, Mich., writes :
"I have used Dr, Thomas' Kclectric oil on
horses for different diseases, and found it to
be juBt aa you recommended. It has donp
justice to me every time, and it is the best
Oil ior horses lever used." Observe thnt
the name " Dr. Thomaa' Eclectric Oil " in
onfioutof the wrapper, aa there xre inuta
tion i of it.
rpHlS HOUSE, JUBT COMPLETED, IS THREE STORIES IN
1    height, is hard finished throughout; hns a Bar well stocked at all
times with a good selection nf the choicesl
WnSTIES, LIQUORS & CIGARS.
The Gentlemen's Sitting Room is a model  of neatneaa and comfort,
where will be found, for the use of guests,   the   Canadian,   Americau
and loeal newspapers. The Ladies Parlor is elegantly fan-iahed. The
Dining Boom is large and handsome, and the
supplied with the
il the tables will always be
Tlie   Best  in   t
has ihe capacity  [or the
_!0 rooms furnished \i ith
he Market
imiuodiition of 50 guest*,
The House
having  over ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
First-class  Spring Beds  and Bedding
and Fire Escape from each room,
ami hus a commanding view of the beautiful harbor.    The House will
be conducted on first class principle! al Moderati  Rates.
Patrons may rely on receiving  everj  poi  ibli   attention  from the
proprietor ana his attendants.
T.
LEVI,
CALEDONIA     HOTEL,
PORT   MOODY.
R.   B.   KELLY,
Proprietor.
lltUomojs Pitts.— Maty Digestion. TbMM
admirable Pills cannot Ih- too highly appreciated for the wholesome power they
exert over all disorder, of the itomtoh. liver,
bowels, and kidneys.    They iii.st.int.u i-dy
relieve and steadily work out a thorougn
cure, and in ita course diapel headache,
biliousness, flatulence, and depraatlon ol
spirits. It is wonderful to watch the daily
improvement of the complexion, ai Hi-Ho-
way's Pills purify the blood and restore
plumpness to the face which had lost both
flesh and color. These Pills combine every
excellence desirable In a domestic remedy.
The most certain and beueticial resultt. flow
from the occasional use of this regulating
medicine; even persons in health, or when
following sedentary occupation, will find it
an invaluable aperient.
If you want to lease or purchase five acres
of the richest soil peculiarly adapted for
market gardens, apply to A. K. House, real
estate broker, Port Moody.
A YOKE OF OXEN,
4 or .r» years of ajte, well broken.
Also a guod
FAE.M ^W-A-CS-O-O-ISI.
Particular*, to he. left at the
"OUARDIAN" OFFICE,
New WestniinsU-i.
•>uo ■■">■ P"PM
mnftr ys.tr*—
mum'	
so pmd *»»•>
THE Pl.OPl.IETOR OF THE A30\ E HOTEL tales pUwmri
in announcing Unit llie Hou-i   i-   do**  completed  with eterj convenience for the traveling public.   THE TABLES are well supplied
with overy article in season, and THE B Ml is provided with a we'l-
oleeted Stock of
LIQUORS  8a  CIGARS.
THE BEDS are well aired, and the Stabling is extensive and
tlie best of Feed  always ret'dy .01  Horses
It may bo well to remind visitors that Hii- Hotel is within u iee
minutes walk of the Railway Wharf and Station, and just at the terminus of  tin*   new  road.
Guests may depend on receiving ever* attention and a hearty
welcome from the undersigned, whose long experience is h guarantee
of everything being comfortable and aatisiactor..
J. T. SCOTT, Manager.
tstiew
BOOT & SHOE
Clarke St, Port Moody.
J. TAYS
mm of mi(.mi:\t.
Kotio. la hereby gl*arj that NORMAN
FRASER, i emtractor,   Hurt MmM.y, har. a.
algnedftll   hit  _ I". olrattela and effeeta to
ine, ter tbe benefit ol his crt'ilitors. All da-
niiiii.lr. tgtlmt him are to he iun.lt' to, and
all debt, 'hn- to him tu#lre paid to the under
atgmd forthwith.
Port Moody, Oot _**tlr
JOHN
I SSI).
I'AYLOK.
thai   ha   liaa .ipr,
"I Ih.
mn •ai-vofpm
ll« o> nu
pan-maqni*
am toe
S,03»'_-31 « a
■ptao. r»> «,
■iMii-t-.n-m
«ri«,-itr»no«i"_"
•OO V A**■*•*•■*■
Begs  to  annouilC-   	
above etore with r* well nleetod stock of
goods at reduced pr i.vs. which arc w nrranlcil
to give satisfaction. He respectfully invites
an inspection ul tin HURV
I-nA.T*__vI FOR SALE
CRESENT  ISLAND
i
RARECHANC
SPLENDID ViM Fill! SILK, license TO CUT TIMBER,
< onUinian 190 iorai ; ^k) mm iu a h.**h
ttate nl < nlti\Mii-ii. Good liouft* and baru
Umtvoq, For further information apply on
lhe preniitM to
.1. ,). B0Y1>.
To tho Minister ofthe I
towa.
agnaidOBd 00Q*0OO'9"a5    :Or Gazette Omci
^  . nturior, Ot
A r:inn   QOntUMfig IQ0Mrtt<n   splenain
land with   farm  hmise,   Lam;. -^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
thereon—conveniently t*itunt*»d m*i ■!      1 beg lea-re to apply fat a UoeiwM to cut
and post office — will be sold a bargain if im    Timber nn the went half of section 35, Town
mediately purchased, Lip -40,
For further particular-, apnlv lo
s. \v
LEHMAN.
Port Moody.
nd  11
l»i strict
halves ot section. *
New   Weatmioitel
nd   the w est
Township 41    ^^^^^^^^^
 I THOMAS CAHILi.
July 12, H386. Of port JUooh flijtttt
vVfUKDAN
1AM" \KY 29, ISM
NKW MIRK LEU Kit.
Wt MMIlfW iMiirh> mu UlUUTflnUXK—
a nu oitMHv uit ittrKMUXG trim
r>AN aoxtLhVt,
Prom (Nn (>h ii Correspoadaat.
Nsw You, Jan. i.tth, Iks;
1'lic tuilli-iil ol ■ lliHiiinii.il    rlectioil    l- km
< an ad a ami Sii -lohn   opootn  (lie ■ 111 \* Ir
must say, -*uii»idei-<blv li.nnln apjM'il.   not so]
ii-U-'S p**ili.i|--
I the   "M-cialtst;.   and   Pii-grcasi-it*   they   will
ih *• i tntu** ol.     I'ii j.. nlj   that
I i.in.-.- j* twaAy fm war mul tint 1 i_tn< • i-
theoulv ••iifiny UciHtaii) hah hi loot "• OM
Moltkt-Hays the aauie. Ill mijht raalnre
au ipiuiMii ..| iny o\\ ii 1 «mil.l ii, that * "i
many *.ee-in Fiance aa uiim*-*lo*t- onatttt
and iu 1 .ussu a linal one with m hom *nm u ill
Hit It migagi  tea tarribla Ufa .nol death
-ti tij_-^li- I.m N^MWf, |» -I hair** loi '. \i-U nn .
Th.it i- the raaaoa wh* thi* ImnfTiMNwibii
want-- the bill tn pro*, hie lurth*-   aon*mtnttttt
' The ,v,ir will oww in ihe -pi iu;; tr* la,
WASHINGTON   LKTTEK.
O'roni um regular CbfWWpUMdent).
is wah IN m<;ht?
MKCLf an
\\r An
hpft ill.   .
kam  any one ran nad  tlo
made on   Tu* ~l«y in Um l!< i< hata;;
by   the   ((ieate-1     t,«lt—umii   and th*-* grratri-t        ________________ ■____■
;ga_w«*l hi EarufM with.mt a '..m11'tohi that. {^^otm. mWnoti ot Kl
i
i on a- count ot the evei nurcaa-
inn debt an in the Uot tint (ivn nf In iniuiv
ter* have taii'leted tlieii i» situation, mid
although thus*' rvatgiutiom have nnt a* v- t
l>eeii at*eepl»'d Ihe effect i« ia '!.«■•; -I r00i M 'I
tliey had. II.» mioi-l-r*. are Mr. I o-ti^.iu
and Mr. i'.-*i'i. and it la maWltuud
that Mr. Md/HUh hav „l .. intimated bis
KudiiH-rt-. to    withdiau    fiom   the    Cabtfli I.
I In  n-_t-iii>- they give tin tlo' itap 1 p*l\
• wtenaiblt- . tlis ieal reaaotia are thit lli<
Maritime pro*, in. • ft which they iepu sput in
Parliainrtit  and   in the    miuiidiv   WtO    M I
often told   you- prof', ii mil*,  -b h».n .1. and
'wing *-o if theae mini-itrta had not taken the
action tbey have,they would not be ietiirii'-d
to Ottawa at the en-miiiLj general '-Irt'tions.
They contend that while the prnvncoaoi
the west, especially Manitoba and Britiah
Columbia, are he ing built up with the aid of
the public pur*>o, New Htuuswiek and Nova
Hcotia are falling nito decay. Another
iactor in the game that militates against Sir
•lohn ia the inexplicable conduct of the
Toronto ,MaU which tiied to bean staunch an
advocate of the Conservative party. In tho
Ontario Provincial elections of four yen** ago
the Mod rode the Protestant horse with
great speed. It took the ground that the
Catholic Hiuraruhv whk running tin* Ontario
Oovernment and it came eut ihiy after day
in abuse of Archbishop Lynch ami Oliver
Mowat, and the Catholic Church. It wan
thought the notes of alarm it Hounded would
have tbe effect of uniting ProtcHtant.-. agaiii.it
Oliver .Mowat but it wan disappointed. Pro-
teatant Conservative.* voted against Mowat
aud Protectant Liberal" for him and he was
i etuined to power by the aame mil jni ity. At
the lab* election the Mail having meanwhile
-■hanged editor-*., the same tactic*, wore
practised with very disastrous results for
while Protestants kept to their party lines
Catholic--, voted almost *-■■ matte for Mowat
who wan triumphantly unstained. What
the Mail managed to achieve win the intense
disgust of the Quebec Conservatives who
< omplaiued to Sir John that his organ was
ruining the party wheu the truth is tliat it
waa uot <Wir John's organ at all, it wu only
i lieorgan aud property of Mr. Hunting whose
head is sore from the mistaken idea that tho
party neglected himself and his paper. Aud
uow wheu the damage is done the .Mail
wheela half round and pronounces itself entirely independent. It is a pity it did not
do this four yeals ago. A new Conservative
orgaii in Toronto is discussed. The writs
for the new Parliament are not yet issued
but they are expected every day. They
will lie issued 1 presume when Sir .lohn
comes to aome understanding wiih the Maritime Province representative*..
Striken iu the United States are assuming
alarming proportions. It is the very depth
of winter and yut in Pennsylvania alone
100,000 men have gone voluntarily out of
employment at a loss tothemsclvcxHiul their
famitiesofa million dollars a. week. The
collieries in Pittsburg, the iron mine.*, and
branches of industry dependent on the coal
supply, are lying idle mid coat in New Vork
has jumped from six to nine dollars a ton in
a few day .; with the prospect of going as
high aa ten or twelve, next week. They
say it in a bad wind that doesn't blow some
body good and certainly the big and little
coal dealers cannot complain. They arc
making fortunes while poor people, including the striker* are suffering from cold, and
a very cold winter it in.
There has been some new work within the
past few days in   Indiana and   New   Jersey.
Both states are close in politics,   sometimes
giving Republican,   other times Democratic
majorities.      At    tic    fall    elections    the
Democrats elected 21* and the l.cpublieans 25*
iu New .Jersoy with twu labor  candidates to
the state legislature and   (here is   where the
trouble came in.    Heaven   and   earth   and
another warm   region were  moved by   cadi
party to secure n majority so that the victors
might elect * United States   Senator.     Kach
party held   a caucus   the   morning   of   the
assembling of the   new  legislature   to name
its state otliuurt- and devise  means to   defeat
the  enemy.    When   the   Republican*   had
caucused enough they went to the legtslatl
cliainlM'r where the Democrats were installed
ami demanded   that business   begin.     Ihen
the Democrats answered roughly saying tliey
must sit in caucus all the winter if necessary
ami as thcOovernor isa Democrat and aided
and abetted them they fancied they were all
right     Poor deluded   Democrats !    The Republicans knowing a trick worth two nt that.
aud having scooped ill tht-   laltor and   one ot
tlie Democratic   members adjourned   to the
Speaker's room   ami elected the   part ul tin
■state ticket.    When the Democrats heard of
what tbey were   doing they    prevailed upon
the   Governor to   send   lor   policemen  who
■ .une and with the assistance of some  of the
Democrats and with revolver.*.,forced the Republicans back to their lair and tried   to got
the labor candidate*,   whom  they detained
outside,   to   recant.    But   tbe Republicans
were not nou-plussed.    Not by   auy   means.
They raised the windows which   looked into
the streets had a ladder placed outside, com*
municated with their friends who gave them
revolvers   and other   "refreshments/'   and
better still   procured    the   balance   of   the
candidates to   complete   their  election and
shoved theie in through the windows.   \\ hen
after a while the rival tactions met in   conclave   you   can   more   easily   conceive  the
disgust of the Democrats than I can ilescrila*
it, but the victory being  with the    l.cpuhli
cans they could a lion I to be   more peaecahte.
and they were     Pretty near a counterpart
of this play   WM noted in   Indiana   where
there were also revolvers in the air.     It is a
great country.    It is; it is.    -Outsiders may
be in   Ignorance   why   such  lierce   contests
rage in tho state legislatures fur   supremacy.
Hut itJH easy   of explanation.    Next to the
Presioenoy the   position ofa Coited   States
Senator  is most to be   coveted.    Ol course
the salary   of  .-niOOO   does   not count   a* if
United States Senators are not millionaires,
they are   wealthy   men.    It   is  the   social
position and the, voice given in the affairs of
the nation   that make   it so liereely   sought
after.   There are only seventy-eight senators
and   tiiey   have   au   enormous   amount   of
patronage at  their   disposal.    Indeed   they
are the most powerful legislative body in the
world after the Uritish   Mouse nl Commons.
The state   legislatures  elect   United States
Senators and   have when  the   parties ill the
legislature are  pretty   evenly   divided   the
battle in tierce. •
It doen undoubtedly look like war iu the
spring. Count Von Moltke and Prince
Bismarck made speeches iu the Reichstag
yesterday which caused a flutter uti over
Kurope and made stocks tumble. The Reichstag is unwilling to grant the supplies increasing the Oerman army and Bismarck is
resolved it shall, of else be dissolved. Me
says mi iu very decided language and every
one believes him. The opponents of the
measure are the Socialists the Progressists.
and the Catholics, or part of the centre led
by Heir Windhorst. Not that they are not
willing to grant the supplies only they
stipulate the addition is to be kept up for
three years only. This isa compromise, for
they refused at first point blank. Hut the
Chancellor is not satisfied with the compromise. He must have all or a dissolution.
European opinion is divided as to whether
the Reichstag will bend, for Windhorst ia
almost aa iuflexiljl* ot Biamarck while as for
       Jan. \.\ 1H87.
bas   pud   specie]   attention   to
week       It    has   dine 11 rased    th*
ElltOI   State,    I omiiieice,    o|    h<>
much importance |u theni : In*- talked aboal
how bent     to   eradicate     P|i-ur>>- I'lieuon-m t i
has made an   attempt    to   coiiicbi     the     bill
eatendatory *>t thi
WaoHitfo-Toy* D C
Cuograen
li-lioci I tbi
l|IIC*tlOll   ol
^^^^^^^^^^^ I t*<itahlishutg u bur* an
if animal industry, .md the Hones bos MM
■ e.dfil in eliavatiug the Agricultural Depot
ment to Kiecntivt- Importance, t», wben
the Ban ale concur*, the i 'niiiniiaaieiiei of
Agriculture will have a m-nt in tlo ('..bun t.
and Ih called the Secietaiyot Agi I'-oltii.c.
and his wif*> will asaiat at the White H-us-'
receptions on State occasions.
There will also be in the Department of
Agriculture a diviniou wlii *b --hall be iind.i
tin charge ot a l timmissioner of I,..i-mi . w ho
shall hold htsotlieo for four years, and re
(■lye ■ saUl y (,t ft/i, 000 a \ear. Hi- business
shall Ih* to collect information Upon the sub
ject of labor, its relation to capital, the
hours ol labor, the rate of wages, the eo*t
of production of the articles produced, the
earnings of the laboring men ami women,the
means of promoting their material, social,
intellectual and moral proaperity, and the
'» it means of protecting life and preventing
accident* in mines, workshops, factnt ies.and
other places of industry.
The Secretary ot Agriculture is cm|iowcn-.l
hy the bill juat |*assed, to inquire into the
causes of discontent which may exist laj-
twecu employers aud employees within tbe
United States, ami he may invite and hear
sworn statements from both such parties
concerning matters iu controversy.
Another important step has been taken
in the Permanent Exposition movement.
The Senatorial committee ou tide subject
have reported in favor of commemorutiug
the great Constitutional (Centennial in 1889,
and very properly Washington has been selected as the place for holding it. The committee has not yet reported upon the manner
of the proposcdcelebration, or in regard to
the Centennial of IH'.fJ, but the action now
taken furnishes suHicient assurance that the
entire programme, as contemplated by the
Board of Promotion and including ite exposition features, will receive the endorsement of Congress,
Thero arc a number of absentees from the
Senate Chanilwr during these exciting days
of Senatorial contests. Sena t'i rs Conger and
McMillan have not returned from their
fruitless errands to secure re-election. Sena*,
tor Sew dl is ut new Jersey's capital, looking
after his fences. Senators Miller and Van
Wy.-k are in New York aud Nebraska respectively, looking after their interests, .Senators Yoorhecs and Harrison are in Indianapolis marshalling the opnosing forces, and
Senator Maxoy went to Texas in pursuit of
Congressman Reagan. The race of these
rivals caused some amusement.
Senator Maxoy heard of Mr. Kuagan'n departure about twenty minutes after tho
laftcr's train steamed away from the station.
and immediately he ordered his trunk und
engaged sleeping car accommodations to
Austin. Mr. Reagan bad about three hours
the start, but as lie touk tho Virginia Mid
laud, and Senator Maxey the St. Uouis route,
it became not only a race for the Seuatornhio,
but a lively race, as well, to see which would
be the 0rat to enter the legislature on opening day.
The House of Representatives was much
stirred up over the Antl Polygamy bill.
When it e-ame up for consideration on
Wednesday, the   delegate   from    Utah, Mr.
('nine, took the  M ■ in a long speech which
commanded the closest attention, lie said
the measure waa mi-Democratic, uii-Amcri
cau, and wantonly destructive of human
lights ; that it set at naught the immutable
principle upon which the common rights of
until were founded, and turned the Mormons
ami their c*hurch over to insatiable spoilers.
Delegate Caine attracted the whole House
around him uml excited thu interest of the
galleries during his spirited defence of the
Salt Lake hierarchy.
There was a good deal of ditlerence of
opinion among members touching the constitutionality of some features of the Mormon bill, It pro|H>ses to extinguish what is
known as the Mormon Church, and scatter
or divide its property among those who do
not believe in its tenets or practices. Some
members argued that the constitution, which
prohibits the establishment of any church or
form of religion, was to lie invoked to disestablish and extirpate an objectionable
creed, and that this wan striking rather too
deeply at tbe rools of religious freedom.
Others argued that it was useless to cull thin
bill an assault upon a religion. It was an
assault upon a band of men organized for
the purpose of exclusively controlling a
territory which belonged to the people of
the United States, and which should be free
and open to all.
THK   NKW  SKAMKD   UNOKKHKIKTS.
The distinctive uew feature in dress is a
peculiar swish and away of the skirts of
dresses worn at balls in tip-top society. The
movement of the draperies ia in harmonic
unison witb the steps nf the wearer, and ahu
gains considerably in picturesqueueas, be*
cause the outlines of hor gown are constantly
being altered, but arc all the while instinct
with life and individuality.
'I'he fabric eeems to be, as never before, a
part of her personality. It follows that a
graceful belle, with a guod style of carriage
iu walk and wait/., is increased ly charming.
Rut how is it accomplished ': I will tell you.
The sec rot lies in what is termed a seamed
underskirt. The modish girl has not exactly put on ti misers, nor yet donned the
divided skirt of the dress reformers, but she
has had a seam run iuto her petticoat, for
stylish occasions.
This division of the garment into two
sections is only for a short distance, at the
knee level, and itsefl'cct is to make the drest*
conform to the gait of the girl. She haa to
modify, of course, the usual process of
dropping the skirt over her head, but no
matter for that so long as her loveliness of
contour is heightened.
This is said to have been lairrowcd from
Rosiua Vokea, the actress. Sho waa here
laat winter with her mild but polite company of British amateurs, and they captivated the fancy of swelldom. It was noticed
that in brr dancing she managed her long
train with womlroua grace. The feat was at
the time ascribed to skill alone. But now
she is emulated. * ,
Sin- went to a Fifth avenue factor to gut
some new clothes made at tbe beginning of
the piescut season. There she had to give
away the secret. Thence it went out to
havered customers : and now the belles are
waltzing in seamed skirts.—<?(, Paul Pioneer-
Pre**.
K v iiiks. The Council of an Italian Anti
rabies Society, held at Milan, state that
their investigations have enabled tbem to
diagnose the presence of tlie virus of rabies
in those bit ten by do^s, and that they can
apply, and have applied, Pasteur's method
with results superior to those attained by
the distinguished want, himsulf.—fSinjfi-eh
Mechatrir,
Holloway's Corn Cure destroys all kinds
of corns and warts, root and brauch. Wbo
then would endure them with snob a aheap
aad effectual remedy within reach T
wai i- elob« at hand. Iln ainSbatona and
the u.oiling-* \m WOOO\\ Hooiimvk and Von
\|nlll.i ■ ii forced tto d. iii*n-l lot in-taut *d
dition** tu the I .ei man army wen IdbMfteal
in UrttM with tho*-*- utteied in tlie l'i ii-*-i_tn
Inn Itea dariagtb« eventful tuthon "' IMf,
and again-, for yen-, jatei. iii tbe Noith i.. -•
man pHiliauient. llu alarm netted on
both ot those eatlier abcaaMMM wi- pintently
but too well pMilic! «t >,i,||,u,i and Vdaii,
and they   have   profited    but  little   b>   -in h
inatugtee and pie..-.but- ub-. d<> aol oan
recognii" the imminence "t ooneHol l»et«een
Cermany and ftom ■
•' If thia bill is rejected,' aaid \ no M-ltke,
we ithall ni" t .eMiiiih bareorai        With
tat power? Not wnh Ku-si,i, as bath the
conteit nf theCciit ral • spec, h *md the whole
purp.'it of the Cham. Hoi k, ■•omiatakably
-IcinoiiBttate. ft i- France fiom which Von
Moltke appith. nds immediate attack iiiiIcm
the emfjir-'s mean* nf define, me promptly
•tiengtlieu.pl      A rtigiiihcaiit   coincidence it
ettia that, ou the very day whuu such mui
Bona Heartbeat van made m the Iteichntag,
the Kiench Government dacidad te increase
iU estra mililai v credit for the entrant year
j» more than $17.000,f*M, and miu of the
rroiteb Ministers doHafnd la the Senate that
the eotintry, Miould it br now put to the teat,
would prov.* that no time had been weat*?d
in the laat fifteen years.
l'i .on,trek spoke four times in the debate,
and although his word** at first were more
caution*, than Von Moltke's, he gave in the
end full vent to similar fore I Hidings. He acknowledged that the t.oblot M in in try had
given him no ground to apprehend attack
from Kranee. Itnt that this admission waa
p-i fuiiotory hu presently made evident by
avowing an utter want of cutitidonoe in tbe
continuance of pacilic relations with the
Kreuch republic. "Tbe peat teaches ue,"
he said, '' that we cannot count upon peace
with France as pertnaiieut." And again,
" France is a strong ami well ..i nnd power;
her army ia brave and ready to light." To
the I'uestuui, why the Oeimau Oovernment
had uot waited for the expiration of the ex*
isting stdptenuate lie I ore demanding extra
appropriations, he replied by proclaiming
the conviction that " the ay stem of frontier
guarding requires immediate strengthening." He added a distinct intimation thut
tho security ofthe empire would be endangered by a deferment of the bill, and be
concluded with a positive announcement that
unless the Reichstag met the wishes of the
Oovernment. it would lie instantly dissolved
From words like these, pronounced In thu
face of Kurope, the inference can hardly lie
avoided that the Oerman • .overniuent possesses such knowledge of the strength of the
French army and of the intentions of ite
official representatives aa to render counter
preparation a matter of the utmost urgency.
Nor ia the probability tliat a supreme (trial of
strongth.is imminent (jualified to any marked
degree by lbsmarck's averment thut nnder
no circumstances should the provocation
come from him. That was precisely what
he aaid in the spring of 1866 aud the spring
of 1870, aud, ostensibly and technically, he
kept his word. But wheu the hour waa
ripe, he took good care to bean up tinder, to
which bis antagonists beheld themselves
forced iu nhcer desperation to apply the
match. Ile will Hnd it no more difficult,
when it seems a fitting time to strike, to
drive the Freuch repuldic into a posture of
aggression.
If the Chancellor's ullusmus to the actual
relations of Ccruiuny to l.usnia aro to beat
their obvious construction, he can hardly
hope to try conclusions with France under
conditions more auspicious than the present.
To retain the Czar'n good will he ia perfectly
willing to sacrifice Bulgaria, and hu notilica
Vienna politicians that, aa regards southeastern Europe, thu interests of Gurmany
and \ustiia are by uo means indoutical.
That is not thu aoiig the siren snug in the
Congress of Berlin, and the change of note
undoubtedly suggests the existence of an
uuderstanding between Berlin and St.
Petersburg not unlike that by wliich Gortch-
akoll a laucd to Bismarck a carte blanche in
1870.
from the following definite assurances given
on Tuesday to the Heichstag : " Our friendship with Kunaia is beyond all doubt, and
leaves no obstacles in our way. I do not believe that she is socking alliances in order to
assail ua in unison with others. Nor do I
believe that ahe would take advantage of
difficulties which might assail us from
another quarter " Such pregnant passages
as these in Bismarck's speech lend plausibility to the report of a secret compact between Russia and (iermauy started by M.
dc I.low it./ in the Ijondon Times. A compact of this kind carries no guarantees of
long duration, and it will behoove Germany
to profit by it, while it lasts. ~N. Y. Sun.
KNGLAND AND   HEU   COLONIES   OF
ONE MIND.
It is wonderful with what celerity aud
certainty the benefits of a great discovery
originated in England are communicated to
our possessions in all parts of tlie world. Ae
the pulsations of the heart wend the stream
uf life through every fibre of the frame, so
docs each beneficial development in science,
emanating frmn Britiah genius aud skill,
disseminate its blessings throughout tbe
whole British Empire. The general use io
all out colonies of Holloway's celebrated
medicines is a striking illustration ot this
fact. Starting, forty years age, from the
great centre, with the sanction of the home
tnilbon.4 as t heir credentials, they have found
their way into tbe remotest sections of that
vast colonial circle upon which the sun never
sets. The axiom tbat greatness does not
receive doe honor iu itn own country, faila
in tho casu of Thomas Holloway. Hia new
and simple, yet rapid and effective remedies,
were thoroughly appreciated at the outset
by the people of Eugland of every class, and
foreign experience haa merely confirmed the
verdict of the British public.
Ttie Canadas, the least remote of our Important transatlantic posscasionw, wore the
first to echo the laudations bestowed upon
the preparations here. They appear to
have displayed tht: tuetfuetivo prescription
of the provincial pharmacopoeia with singular dispatch. The stereotyped preparations
for fever and ague, dyspepsia, scrofula, kc.
were at once superaedud by thorn, and the
press announced their cures aa the com
uieiiccmeut of a new era in the sanitary
history of British America.
To suppose that the colonial popularity of
the pA'cpai ulionn ia the mure reflection of her
European fame, wonM Im to undervalue
the sagacity and the independence, of onr
brethern beyond the sea. They may receive
our opinions with reepeot, but? they test
them in the crucible of experiment before
adopting them. They try our remedies for
the disorders of the body politic, and of the
human frame by tlie aame rule. Where our
system of jurisprudence tits their necessities
they apply it, and when our medicines provj
to Ite specifics for the leading diseases of
tho noil and elihiatc, thoy joyfully accept
and employ them. Hence wc consider the
popularity of Holloway's ren;3d!ea J« the
colonica a* direct a compliment to tbe inventor as the encomiums passed upon them
here.~/*-rn<Wi'V'' Pioneer.
Mr. tram i   V mm ia, th.: father o4  Biiti«h
gling, died  recently in I/indon
Skating li*.- lrcen  Iui bidden by a    Boman
auiU-is,   wbo deatguate-.
fOVOPK \N WAR PREPARATIONS
The il* i-i-_ pnhlii bod "ii T lun Mi* >. Dec.
30th. I*v*i., by th« /ftm I •ijh-i-i <*n the
org.HH/ ition oi   the   Vix'ur u   (arts    and    for
THE   DEAF MADE  Tol(.J
•Aitii eight yeam sufferiu,,-.,    *
j bad that! wd.   unable
bu-»ineas. I was   cured bv
yard's Yellow Oil.     With
ie u-4
it at «u immoral and indecent amu**cmeiit.
It is now learned tbat   Kuglaod's   jockey,
tneaei.iiuil dividing them into groupacoirt-a- j this know u tktrftfc*^jtefltQUtU**1
krt
ponding with the districts   of   the   various | Harry Kicardi
Cory,  d'amiu,    io considered   iu   iiiplntnatie ■
quarters aa another evidence that   war may '
not be ao remote ai the   French   themselves
profess to believe.    The decree ii   a   highly
important document, and   Mfiaaitf   is   expressed as to what the < InMM   will   think
PuUtr Opinion.
Toronto.
Ai. hn, left a fortune of more than a million
• d dollais. Where is the hor* owner who
enn p-'iut to such winningn mi  tin  turf .
Tbe Priuce of Wale* ha< iug   expreated a	
de-Hie to bave the pair of sputa won by Fred I 0f n
Archer w hen he   rode Ormonde *iu   his    last —
i ace at Newmarket, tbe executors have sent   NKW   METHOD OF KMPLOYl.VO   IXKC
them U, his lUyal    Hig hue*,  together  auHfa I TRICITV IN NKl I.AUOA
the -addle uaed  on the occasion. —
Ihev hive jui-t published fn London au l*r* Adamkiewic/ deacnb***■ in tin- Potiefa
official re-Miit of tbe railroad awidenta journal Prutadbl ■•-./. an exc-cding ell'.-etiw
in England during Uw liret six inontha of wa> of applying electricity foi tin rebel of
Uuyiar   IHHtf.      According  to  this   report ■ ueuralgia of vatim.** kinds     The   egparatu
ti'.i peraous were killed mid I.6M6 wounded.
Of tne killed 'JW were employer*, and of tbe
wounde.Ml._8 weie also roniit-oted with the
lines.
An English gentleman has teemed the
aervieea of thirteen clever l-oya drawn from
all ranks of society. These are now* being
educated in a moat peculiar manner for
k among the poor of the east of 1-ondou.
The buys are taught whist, billiards, fencing,
gymiiaatica, ami secrete of skilled labor,
the dignity of which ia impreaeed upon
them with tlie necessity of helping others
Ivaa fortunate than tht.mscl.es,
Luke l*weon's dog barked at Allen IUI
lantyue aa be waa going to achool. He went
home aud got a revolver, aud wheu the
dog barked at him again fired. The ball
went wide ef the dog, but crtuhed through
a window and struck Mrs. Lswaon iu the
breast as she tat rocking her baby. She
lived but a few moments. Young Italian
tyne told hla father what bad happened,and
tbe old mau handed his son over to the authorities.   Thia was at Lake George.   K. B.
Here ia a note which may interest dairy
fin me,-, in the Colonies. Dairymen who
have uaed alfalfa aay it baa a tendency to
largely increase the flow of milk. Iu order
to secure it lu the most digestible condition
it ahould be cut early, lie/ore tlie stalk** lie-
come hard. It produces a heavy yield, and
two crops can be cut each year, sometimes
three. It is apt to kill out in sections where
it ia too much exposed to hard freezing, but
where it oan be grown it auppliea a cheap
and valuable food.—Colonies ami India,
The Prince of Monaco has been occupying hla spare tim? in a scientific manner.
He has been studying the apeed of ccean
currents by means ofa aeries of experiments
made from the deck of his yacht, the Htron-
delle. Before the close of the summer he
submerged 500 bottles off* the coast uf the
Channel in the latitude of Parte, and some
of them have already been found on the
ooaat of Portugal. The Prince hopes to be
able to find out, bv the time of the arrival
of the bottles on distant coasts, the minimum
force of the currents, a scientific problem
hitherto unsolved.
A remarkable incident, occurred at a private sale In Kngland a few days ago, which
illustrates the saying that worth will out.
Iua private auction of household effects in
Strattou place, Including beds and la-dding,
chairs ana oilcloth, a little picture by Meissonier came under the hammer. It measured eight inches by five aud three-quarters. It wan painted in 1852—about three
years liefore the master's best period—and
represented "A Smoker." A few collectors
of thai race which Instinctively scents out a
good thing, were present in hopes of a bar
fain, but one or two of tbe picture dealers
ad got wind of the affair. After much
spirited bidding, the picture was finally die
posed of for 14,075—a pretty stiff price.
A few days ago Signor Bargnoni and
Signor Piggoli — the one a doctor, the other
a lawver by profession—found themselves
travelling together in the aame compartment
uf the Turin-Bologna express. A conversation sprang up between them, whioh soon degenerated into a political discussion, and
from bard worda the parties came to blowa.
The exchange of blowa waa followed by an
exchange of cards, and, the train reaching
rxfinc-ie ui 1-kdogna a fow minutes later, the pair pro-
What other deduction can be drawn Joaad«l straightway   to the  barracks,   put
tbeir caae into the hands of two officers, who
ruadily consented to act as seconds, and the
little party, swelled by the addition of an
army surgeon, adjourned to the riding
school, where the duel came off. In one
hour from the outbreak of the quarrel in the
railway carriage everything was over and
finished, including tbe amputation of Dr.
Bargnoni's right arm, whioh waa incurably
damaged.
FRENCH FASHIONS YEARS AGO.
It appears that the rage for gaudy finery
whioh nowadays ia the craae of the middle
and lower claases ia one of the outcomes of
the present century to which the faahlons of
the times past form a  striking  contrast,
Thia is well sot forth iu a work on " Lea
Bourgeois  d'Autrefoia," by  M. A. Babeau,
iu   which   the   author   describea   at great
length the fashions of the middle classes.
In the seventeenth eentury, he savs, scholars
were   easily    recognized    by   their  dreas,
which  differed   from that of   the merchant
and nobleman-    People of the lower middle
classes had, as a rule, three suits of clothes
-one for winter, another for summer, and a
third   for   mourning,    Tbe   different  suite
were  pnt on at a certain   date each year;
their   summer   garments   were   worn from
May 16 to the end of October, and the rest
of the year winter drees was worn.    Mourning   was   always worn   for   several   years.
Every suit waa first worn on one side, then
turned, and   finally it waa  out  up for garments for ohildren.    The sword, originally
only worn by nobles, was soon assumed by
the middle classes, in  many places, unfortunately, not aa an ornament,  but as a necessary weapon.     On the whole,  the middle
classes were  very modest in their apparel,
with tho one exception that their wigs were
very expensive.   The coiffure of women was
mostly more sensible than that of men.    At
the   time of   Mme. de Sevigne and Mme.
Pompadour no higb chingnona were wore by
the women of   Uw people,   but the hair was
simply arranged under cape, bows, or hoods.
Tha colors  most worn  by theae claaaee were
brown  and   gray, and even shortly before
the revolution no woman from the provinces
dared   to   wear   white  ribbons,   and sveu
colored onee were looked upon as eccentric.
At   the   age  of   45 the woman assumed a
matronly dress,  avoiding light colors and a
youthful cut to her dress.    As a character is ■
tic of   the last   two  oen tunes   M,   Babeau
points out that men's drees waa much more
costly than women's, and that, contrary to
our present system,  the wealth of a family
waa  displayed  in the husband's or father's
apparel.
NEW   PHOTOGRAPHIC   APPARATUS.
Mr. W, J. Lancaster haa just patented a
clever apparatus to be uaed fur detective
purposes or ordinary portrait photography.
■Jb(,      -- *        -■  ■ J'- - — A..U AM
he   uses   ia   a   C'Uiataut    current
the        -   ithole        h-fdng        l     p'pill'U •
plate lined with electrical lairbun,
saturated   with chloroform.    Tula
hatter)
natal
a Inch t*i
.    is   then
applied ovei the painful sp.>t. and a cunent.
weak at firat   Imt   gradually    nic-ca-,iug   in
f-tn DL'tii, aaaatd.   una or two appb. litoua
of thu kind were   found,   lays  tin    author,
sufficient  eiitbety  to  rrliera   tin*   ievoffM
cases, _________
PLUCKY CH1I Dl.KN
An incident occurred at AVOOS, aw Vkil
Held, tin- other day, which show-, that som ■
children know uo fear. Iti** reenrded that
three children Udouging to JauiM Turner, a
butcher, employed iu Sydney, toti tloir
death by dmwniug. One wat laat to ictcli
water from an open drain on kmm land at
tached to the premises and wi. • uemnpanlad
by three other*. While thus engaged the
youngest, named Krm-M, aged twoyaasasad
eleven mouths, fell into the Waaai ami ■ tl
drowned, and his brother Arthur, in endeavoring te graap him met with a similar
fate. Then their sister, Mary .lane, age.i
eight years, bravely jumped into the water
to rescue her brother**, while the fourth ran
home to aci-uaiut the muther of the snd mis
lisp. The mother hastened t<» the spot only
to see the three children dragged out of the
water lifeless, —•"otnnie.iitnd fnaot,
PLEAS1NO   PKOI-'ANITV.
A clergyman waa to unfortunate as lo be
caught iu a severe gale in the voyage out.
ThewaUr was exceedingly rough, and the
ship persistently buried her nose iu the sea.
The rolling was constant, ami at last the
good man got thoroughly frightened. Mc
asked the captain if he could not have
prayers. The captain took him by the arm
aod led him down to the forecastle, where
tbe tars were siugingland swearing. "There,"
aaid he, "when you hear them swearing you
may know there is no danger." He went
hark fooling better ; hut the storm iucrensed
his alarm. Disconsolate and unassisted he
managed to stagger to the forecastle again.
The ancient marineta were swearing as
ever. '"Mary," he said, au he crawled iuto
his berth, to his sympathetic wife, after
tacking across a wet deck- "Mary, thank
Ood tJiei/'re swearin't yet!" ■ Harpers M0Q0*
Zine.   	
WANTED TO BE A WIZARD,
ACENT8   WANTED
Cl,K.MKNTAro..OE48\VKUjJ
Street K_>t. Toronto   . . IT1*0.
eois-Xavie., ,.„v»i, muuireai, wniti
eral Agent. They are the exilum.-,
p.; tba Vbotield Patent Cake th¥]A
Celebrated Emery Knife Sharpener fl
aa the "Carver's Friend "j, *]w ■
Scjtfie Sharpeuer, the Jay Ky-. v, i
I 'uity ('nml', and\ other Spe.-i.dtie
want lo make inoiie*, write to
lor au outfit, and to
,ou , in ban.He.
Ureal, Mimimi
secure w}«t t
NOTICE!
4 wilil
■■'Inr mi aliot at I'ort Moj_J
-aliii'lay, (IrtobiT'.'ml.     All)  |htm„2
IIIK tin-   iUlll,'    ill    ,i'ijlli'st"'l to
with
'"ll!,, J
•VII.UAM  Ki
.•*o.\.
I'".i Nl Ijr, Pl.t.  'tli, insti
USTOTICE !
>!*r
Cooaikb.—Cocaine haa a rival in an
alkaloid obtained in Australia from the
juice of fl/iis'iorbio Dr/unmondti, whioh Dr,
John Hied, ita dbeoverer, call. Drumino.
The new local anies-he-io ante almoat entirely by paralyaingi atn-liloeri not rtctte.—
Knat/sh Mechanic.
POVtt YEARS OF 8UFKBIHXO.
Mia. Torrance McNi»h, of Ninith'a 1 _1U,
Ont,, afWr four jreat* ot inteus*' ..ufferiiig
witb Mcrofula, from wbicb her head became
bald, waa cured by Burdock Blood Bitten
after tbe beat medical aid had failld.
apparatus is enclosed In a watch-case,
whioh i pens in the ordinary manner by
means of a spring. As the case opens, a
miniature lens is exposed for a moment,
closed again, and the thing is done. The
sensative plates to be used for the camera
are miniature dry plates,nnd a store of these
is to be carried by the operator in a specially prepared locket to bang on the watch-
chain. This miniature apparatus is said to
be welcomed by the detective police. It is
stated that for the sake nf experiment, accurate likenesses were taken of a large
number of tha persons who mixed iu the
crowd at the laat Socialists' meeting.— Amateur Plto^ranher.
i a* «	
BE OH YOUR OTIARD.
Agaiust sudden colds, irritating coughs
and soreness nf the throat. Keep Hsgyard's
Pectoral Balsam at hand for these prevalent
troubles of Fall and Winter.
The nd vancc agent of a barn -storming
wizard had just landed in the country
editor's office.
"I want an ad. in your paper," he said,
"What for ?" asked the editor.
"Kor the greatest and only living presti-
digitateur. He can do anything and everything, change water into wine, uml wine into
water. Take a twenty dollar note out of
a cat's mouth ; take a ten out nf a turnip ;
take a fiver out of a man's hat every time he
puts hta hand in, and soon."
'•Do all that, enn he V queried thu editor.
"You bet he can, and not half try."
"Can he take a dollar out of an editor's
pocket V
"Course he can ; a hundred of tht<m, for
tbat matter."
"Well, he's the man I'm looking for, and
if he can teach howl can do it, I'll be
danied if he can't have his ad. in every
column of my newspaper, free, and I'll get
out n supplement besides."
WESTERN AUSTRALIA.
The prospects of diggers ou the Kimberley
Fields are considered brighter since two
men recently disposed of 200 ounces of gold
at Wyudbam, near theCambridgcOulf. Mr.
Hare, the Oovernment Resident at Wynd
ham, recently telegraphed to Perth as follows: —''Nice samples iif gold have come
down from the field. Altogether since my
arrival WH) lbs. weight of gold have been
brought in. The Warden, who is now in
Wyndham, reports most favorably of the
route to the diggings. Matters are quiet
ind orderley there. Several icpfu are being
opened, with good prospects. Sixty Ihree
Wyndham allotments at a recent auction
sale fetched £2,flt-V' Mr. Carr Boyd tele
graphed on November 19 from Melbourne to
Governor Broome as follows: ''Stone tent
herefrom Kimberley net crushed42 outtoat
of free gold to the ton. Can I hnvc the
honor of naming the nugget after Lady
Broome?" The Ooverner replied consenting,
and congratulating Mr, Carr Boyd On the re
suits of the crushing.—Calottes and fndhj,
A GIGANTIC PROJBOT.
The Kreuch have star!.-.I another canal
■scheme which throws Sue/ and Manama
quite into the shad*. The project, which in
of a most colossal nature, it. due to M. Rtlde,
a civil engineer, ft has just lieen laid hefore
the Academy of Science. M. Kmle proposes
to cut a canal through SyHa and fen*.in. and
thereby unite the Hedtterratteai) with tim
Persian Oulf. It would start from Antinch,
opposite the island of Cyprus A p.-itmn
of the Orontes would be canalised. The
moBt difficult part to execute would be the
cutting through of thn mountains lending to
the Euphrates, which would also be canalised
as far ai Babylon. From thnt towit to Bng-
dad au artificial canal would enable ships to
reach the Tigris. Finally, the Tigris nnd
Chat*el*Arab would be canalised up to the
Persian Gnlf. The project, it is estimated,
would result in numerous ami important
advantages. It would shorten the mute
from Europe to Asia by three dav- ; this
would interest the English as regards India,
and the French as regards their Colonics in
the far East,—Colomet antl India.
THE    PHOTOURAPER'S   CUSTOMERS.
OK TIIK OTHER S1DK OF THK QUESTION.
A''Photographic Artist" writes: -"It is
all very well, Mr. Fun, to be down on the
cash in advance system ; but this sort of
thing is what happens to us:—We take a
speaking likeness of a lady client. 'Dear
me, Mr. Jeller Teane,' she says. 'I don't
like this at all! Why, you've given me
dark hair, and made me look tail and thin,
and positively plain!' Well, madam,' we
reply, 'you haw dark hair and yon are like
a skeleton lamp-post, and absolutely hideous
—aren't you, now?' 'Bless my soul!' says
she ; 'I aon't come to you to have a likeness ;
I want a nice portrait. I prefer fair curly
hair, and a plumpness ; aim a fresh, oval,
style of beauty.' So then I patch up a negative from bits of Mary Anderson, and Mrs.
Joe Black Piper, aud Florence St. John, and
Ellen Terry's wig, aud Mrs Langtry'n smile;
and then the client is delighted. So, when
tbe next client comes, we soften him down
with bits of Conway and Sir Frederirk
Leighton ; and then he roars; 'What's this?
I want a likeness. Can't you see I squint?
Where's my squint? Where are my moles?
Pooh!' And he smashes everything in the
place, and leaves."—Fun.
Much distress and sickness in children is
caused by worms. Mother GraveH' Worm
Exterminator gives relief by removing the
cause.    Give it a trial and be convinced.
%TOTICl«_ fft  iUifilBY  UlVgX J
*     I   int.-ml to  make sppticahuii j
Chief * ommi*-sioner of Lands und U'urlJ
piTiniH-doji   to   purchase  about   200 .
lam),   more  or  less, situated in \,-t
minster   District,   "Group   o,i,._   ;■,■■
iciihed afl follows :— Cnminenciiigiti-f
about  10   chains north of   n..i il, «,,ti.
of  lot   171   (alongside of J.  .1.
elsiui). ihence north aliout toelisimj
uc*t about I.* chains, thence smithi
clianiH,   thence   east  about 45 chill
place of commencement.
II. J, A. Kri.NKfl
Port Moody, B.C., Aug. :tl, I88U,
Brick Clay for Salt
|.1lIK SALE -PIVK AITES nl■■ t'lij
I float lirick clay lum!, it'lj.i" lit tod
Kailway, aliottttwo nlilea fiom l'iiit<__|
.Niriipli' anil information can lie obti
from A. ft. HOWSE,
Ural Katat. Ilroj
Port Mi
Subdivision of Lot 23|
FOi-iT _M:oo_D"-r.
NOTICE is HKRKBY I.IVKN, Tl
all iii-talliiii'iita on Lota nn thr iU
ilAiniril property, niUHt In. paiil in strict <.
forinity with the HtipulatioiiN, or tlie ,
niirtitt, will he cancelled, anil the [iiyai
aha ".I. uiailc, forfeiteil.
N.,rt  U'eatllliuater, M,.pt   11,  ISM
PARTNFRSHIP.
IHAVE TAKKN ASQ08 Mill
Into partnership in the huuilli'H,cifl
un at the Pucilic Hotel, Clark- Street, ^
Moody. The firm name in future
Taylor k McLeoil.
JOHN   K,  I'AUUB
J'.' MSUtttl    lie II
Boot and Slioe Sto
QUEEN   STREET,
I'O! T   MOODY,  B
V
MJK UNDERSIGNED, ■ncoetior   1
late W. 0. White,  is now tlinnnfj
established at the Terminus, anil, \
voted his life to his trado, U pre!
supply the public with the best wot
line to be had in the province.
LOU1     TilDMMEll
ARE CHANCE
To Brick makers, Woolj
Manufacturers and othert
ON HOW EN ISLAND, ONE OF tl
niOBt heautiful spots in  the Hm-ll
there are  inexhaustible beds  of (Uy,
adapted   for   the   manufacture  of h
There is plenty of wuter power t<> Jrti
mill, aud any -juaiitity of fuel to burs
hrioks.     Kor a Woolen   Mill  the  lulu
well   adapted;   the    streams    an
throughout the year, and thore jh pM
power to drive machinery.     Tha hart*
excellent and   lund-lr-eked, so that 11
has any effect uu shipping Ivim, in tli
bor.
Knr particulars apply at
mSa '   THIS 0FM
THE WEEK
A CANADIAN JOUItNAL OF ■'l,1J',WM
SOCIETY AND LITERATI'RK.
Published overy Thursday, at $3*00 l1*1' -""l
Independent   in    folitics,   Till■  ^1
appeals by a comprehensive  Table of I
tents   to   the   difTerent  taste**   wliid"-!
within the circle of n cultured Imiiii'.
An average nf fifteen short, OtitV *-^Bro'
Lit-, is given in each number upon .'ft0*1™
American, and   Eugli**!)   Politic"' and
ature.
Amongst the regular oontribatotl \*A
feshor Uoldwin Smith; and a dWiogji
public mau in London has kindly mulerMj
to supply regularly an Euglish I/fitter, ?■
and    Washington    Letters   will   'M'l'r,rB)Ti
regular intervals.
In addition there are special coiitribuRp
from some of the ablest writers in *"*.
minion and the United States.
THEWEEK
haB now entered upon its third s'ttt %
most encouraging prospects, and man) I
features. nJL
C. BLACKETT ROBlKSOSj
5 Jordan St., Toronto.*!
3AMP1.F TOPIES KRKE.
THE WEEK is one of the m«nt i>&\t
journals in Canada. — Truth, Lontlon,
"I take only oua English weekly
Tht Spectator, and one Canadian. Th'
and*as a role I should be puzzle 1
which I should miss most."—Prow <
by Thomas Hitghes,ou0iorofi,Te'ni
School Days,"
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