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CB*.«UTIO.\ BY lo.sT,
|| nKnmuiiicatioiis ad.lreascd to
Port M.iinly.
New Weatmiu-
Ltbr (ir 4ia>iAN Office,
f till receive prompt
7,  1885.
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Estato Agents,
peers & Accountants.
||*0NEY    TO    LOAN.
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[  Estate   Brokers,
UKANCr;     AGENTS,    i<
(olsmb s Ht., Opposite Pout..IB -e.
Nsw •YasT-uilSTaa, B. C.
;8_ a Harness-makers
Article in their Linf
I Always in Stock.
t St    -    YALE   B. C
3ort Moody
■oody Shingle Mill, where tlie hett
Vi-ican be had at the lowest prices,
w or retail.
My kept constantly on hand.
^^       JOHN II. TIFFIN.
IR   '   MOODY.
He ruse, and dragged Iin feeble limbs
- few (lies   faillicr.      The   atrett »«_
silent and en.|itv;  the few   MMBgWl
win, passed by, st tliat late lioui,burned
quickly on, and lit. irciuulini. voice waa
Mt in the violence of the storm. Again
that    heavy    chill -truck   tliruugh   hit,
frsme, antl bu bl od seemed to stagnate
beneath it.    He coiled himself up in a
projecting dnor-way, and tried to sleep.
But sleep had fled fiom bis  dull and
glazed-yes. His mind wandered strange
Iv, but he   was awake   and  conscious.
Tils'   well-known   shout   of   drunken
mirth sounded in his ear, tbe glass was
at his lips, the board was covered with
choice,   rich food—they   were   before
bim; he cuul.l see tli' in all, he had but
to reach out his hand, and take them—
and, though the illusion  was reality   itself, he knew that he was sitting alone in
the deserted street, watching the   tain-
drops as ihey pattered on   tbe  stones;
lhat   death was coming   upon   him by
inches—snd that   there were   none to
care for or help him.
Suddenly Irentnri'-rl up in the extremity
of terror. He bad heird his own voice
shouting in the night air he knew not
what or why. Harkl A groan?—another! His sensos were leaving him;
half-formed and incoheient words burst
from his lips; and his hands sought tu
tear and lacerate his flesh. He wss
going mad, and he shrieked for help till
his voice failed him.
He rsised his head and looked up the
long, dismal street. He recollected that
outcasts like himself, condemned to
wander day and night in those dreadful
streets, had sometimes gone distracted
with Iheir own loneliness. He remembered to have heard many years before
that a homeless wretch had once been
found in a solitary corner, sharpening a
rusty knife to plunge into his own
heart, preferring (loath to that endless,
weary, wandering to and fro. In an in
slant his resolve was taken, his limbs
received new life; he ran qtiickly.from
the spot, and piused not for breath until he reached the river side.
He crept softly down the steep stone
stairs thst lead from the commencement
of Waterloo Biidge, down to tne water's
level. He crouched into a corner, and
held his breath, as tbe patrol passed.
Never did piisoner's heart throb with
the hope of liberty and life half so eagerly as did that of the   wretched man   at
I the proap*ot of death. The watch passed
I.i  .-  *-=-   s._. l
olkenburgi Bros,
*|i constantly on hand a
lirst-class stock of
Ms_& CO.
Pant the value of your
P8*toFales k Co. for
fcp^        BED-ROOM SETS,
close to him, but ho remained unobserved; and after waiting till  the Bound of
the footsteps had died away in the distance,   he   cautiously   descended, and
stood beneath   the   gloomy arch   that
forms the landing place from the river.
The tide was in, and the water flo*ed
at his fed.      The rain had ceased, the
wind wus lulled,   and   all was for   the
moment, still and quiet—so quiet, that
the -.Ugliest soun I on the opposite bank,
even the rippling of the   waler  against
the barges that were moored there, wan
distinctly audible to his ear.  lhe stream
stole    languidly   and   sluggishly    on.
Strange and fantastic forms rose to  the
suifice, and beckomd him to approach,
dark   gleaming   eyes   peered from the
waler, and seemed t  mock his hesitation,
while hollow   murmurs   from   behind,
urged him_ onwards.      He rerrated a
few paces, took a short   run,   desperate
leap and plunged mto the water.
Nut five seconds hid passed when he
rose to the Watel'a suifice—hut what a
cliiu.'c hud taken place in that short
time; in all In- thoughts and feelings!
Life- -life—inmv form, poverty,misery,
starvaiion—anything but death, lie
fought and struggled with water thai
closed over In* heart, and screamed in
agonies of tenor. The curse of his own
son rang in his ears. The shore—but
one foot of .Irv ground—he could almost
touch the step. One hand's breadth nearer, and he wa«saved —but lhe tile hore
him onwiirl, under the dark Brcl.es of
the bridge, and he sank to the bottom.
Again he rose, and struggled for life.
For one instant—for one brief instant
—lhe buildings on tho river's banks, the
lights on the bridge through whicli the
ciirretitli.il borne him, the black waler,
and the fast flying clouds,were distinctly
visible—once more he sunk, and once
again he rone. Bright flames of fire shot
up from the earth to heaven, and reeled
before his eyes, while the water thundered in his ears, and stunned him with its
furious roar.
A week afterwardstbe body was washed ashore, some miles down the river, a
swollen and disfigured mass. Unrecognized and unpiucd, it was bo'ne to the
giave:aud there it has long since ruddered away I
I wa* jest thinkiii' in a pityin' way
of tbeir mother, poor Mrs. Cash, and
how many pantaloons she „ould have
to mend in consequence of alidin' down
hilla, when Hetsey says to me:
"Joiiah Allen's wito, hadn't you b't-
ler b" purchasing vour merchandise!"
Says she: ' I will s>-t here and rest 'till
you get through, and as dealt Tuppah
icmarked 'study human nature."' She
didn't have no book ss J saw to study
out of, but I didn't make no remarks.
Betsey is a curious creature, anyway. I
wenl up to ihe fi/st counter— there was
a real slick lookin' feller there, aad I
asked in a cool tone: "If Mr. Ridley
took eggs, and what they was a fetcbin'
He said: "Mr. Ridley don"t take eggs."
•"Wefl," says I, "what does be give
now for butter in tha pail!"
He said: "Mr, Ridley don't take but
■'Well," says I, in i dignified way, "it
hain't no matter, I only asked to see
what they was a tHchin' here. I hain't
got any with me, for I come on a tower."
I then took a little roll out of my pocket,
and undone 'em. It was a pair if socks
and a pair of striped mittens. And I
says to him in a cool, calm way:
"How much is Mr. Ridley payin' for
socks and mittens now?      I know tbey
are kinder out of season now, but lliere
hain't no danger but what   winter will
'•come, if you only wait long enough."
He said: "We don't take'em."
I felt disappointed, for I did want Mr.
Ridley to have 'em, they   was   knit so
Koorl.      I was jest   thinkin' this   over,
when he spoke up again, and   says he:
' We don't take barter of no kind."   I
didn't know really what be ment, but I
answered him in a blind   way, "lhat it
was jest as well as if they did, as fur as
I was concerned, for we   hadn't  raised
any barter that year; it didn't seem to be
a good yejr for it,"and thtn I continued
on: "Mebby   Mr. Ridley   would   take
these socks and   mittens for  his  own
use.    Says I: "Do you know  whether
Mr. Ridley is well   off  for socks   and
mittens or not!"
The clerk said "he gussed Mr. Ridley
wasn't sufferin'for 'em.
"Well," says Iina dignified way,
"you csn do as you are a mind to about
takin' 'em, but they are colored in a
good indigo blue dye, they hain't pusley
color, and they are knit, on honor, jest
as I knit Josiah's."
Prom Blaelu-ood's.
"Who isjr,siah!"8iys the clerk. ,,  -- —--_-,--,.. .,..„„ „,
Says I, a sort of bliudlv: "He is the  tllan wa3 good tor him; for his gai
I.-I..I...I    nf    T l.l.    All...,"        ...      t. .,.,-,. .1..      ,   L." _a.
All old white licartlfd .lew was siand
ng at the wtirin i-riti-ii counter of hi-
hop, measuring out ooS-Obettll into u
twi-ted-up piia.-i. of MMMpar.
His wife, a somewhat bulky woman
of forty or thereabouts, wus seated
near the window, with some needlework in her hands. She was not work
ing nt this moment, but, with her head
slightly on one side, wan critically
watching her husband's operation1!.
"Mendele," she said at last, when she
had contemplated him for some mha{eg
ni-tflpfie**, and had ftWterTliow' some of
the'fragrant berries had escaped from
their iveptaele and were rolling about
the dirty floor-"Mendele, you are
spilling i./ the cofl'e-beans. Your hand
is not as steady as it used to be."
In truth, not above a dozen berries
had gone astray in the process; hut
then' was a censorious 'tnpliasia on the
word all whicli caused the old man to
start apprehensively.
"Where? where?" he inquired nervously, peering down through his dingy
spectacles. But his eyes had no longer
the ferretlike sharpness of youth, and
he had some difficulty in distinguishing
the tiny truants from the general dust
that surrounded them; andtheoperation
of picking them up was tedious and
irksome exceedingly, for his back, like
the hand and the eyes, was no longer
what it once used to be.
Rebecca Bluhdorn made no attempt
to assist her husband in his tedious
search. With discontented expression
she surveyed his proceedings, and as
she noted how still' and how languid
his movements had become of late, how
torpid his eye, and how unsteady his
hand, she shook her head more than
A very attentive observer might have
thought that she was drawing mental
comparisons between her aged spouse
and some otlier member of the male
sex, who had sharper eyes, a steadier
hand, and a more elastic backbone.
Her reflections, whatever they may-
have been, were interrupted by the
entrance of another customer, a fur-
coated peasant, who asked for brandy.
The peasant in question had already
partaken of considerably more  alcoho
known  what it wa-.
^^^^™-        Port Moody
iZ,"-""heron the Mainland,
Ished0^ "?e Pnb,i'-   *****  ■'■-
r^his shop Next Doon to
*1CB'    Satisfaction guaran-
I had heard it was considerable of a
store, but good land! it was bigger than
.11 the shops of Jonesville put together,
and two or three ten acre lots, and a few
nieetin' houses. But I wouldn't have
acied skuirt if it hid been as bgas all
Africa. I walked in as cool as a cowcum-
ber. We sot down pretty nigh to the
door and looked around a spell. Of all
the sight- of f Iks there waa acomin'in
aM the time, and ahinin' counters all
down as fur as we could see, and
slick lookin' fellers behind evry one,
and lots of boys runnin' round, tbat they
called "Cash." I says to Betsey—
"What a large family of boys Mr.
C.sh'es folks havo got, and they must
some of 'em be twins, they seem to be
about of a size."
husband of Josiab Allen's wife.
I  wouldn't say right  out that I  was
Josiah Allen's wife, because I   wanted
themsocks and mittens to stand on their
own   merits, or   not  at all.    I wasn't
goin' to have 'em go, jest because one of
the   first   wimmen of the day knit'em.
Neither was I goin' to   hang   on,   and
teass  him io take 'em,     I never said
another word about hia buyin' 'em,only
mentioned in a careless way, that "the
heels was run."    But he Jidn't seem to
want 'em and I jest folded 'em up, and
in a cool way put 'em   into my   pocket.
I then asked to look at his calicoes, for I
| was   pretty   near  decided in my own
mind to get an apion, for I wasn't goin'
to have him think that all my property
lay here in that pair ofsocksand mittens.
He told   me   where to go   to see the
calices, and there was   another clerk
behind that counter.      I didn't liko his
looks a bit, he wis iral   uppish   lookin'.
lint I wasn'i goin' to let him   mistrust
thai I was put to my   stumps a bit.      1
walked up as collected   lookin'   as if I
owned the   the whole   caboodle of 'em
an.l New York village, and  Jonesville,
and says I:
"I wsnt to look at your calicoes."
'What prints will you look at?" says
he, iiieniiin' to put on me.
Says I, "I don't? want to look at no
Prince," says I "I hail rather see a free
born American citizen ihanall the foreign
Princes you can bring out." 1 said this
in a noble, lofty tone, but after a
minute's thought I went on:
"Though if you have got a quantity of
Princes here, I had as lives see one of
Victory's boys as any of 'em."
I waited a minute, but he didn't
make no move towards sliowin' me any
Prince.    But, says he:
"What kind of calico do you want to
look at!"
I thought he come off awful sudden
from Princes to calico, hut I didn't say
nothin'. But I told him "I would like
to look at a chocklate-colorerl ground
work, with a set flower on it."
'Doyou suppose this calico will wash,
I was so busy a rubbin' the calico to
see if it waa firm cloth, thall never looked up in her face at all. But when I
asked her for the third time, and she
didn't speak, I hain't come so neat
farntin' sence I was united to Josiah
Allen.  That woman's head was off!
The cleiksee that I was overcome by
somethin', and say he, "What is ihe
I couldn't speak, but I pinterl with
my forefinger stiddy at that murdered
woman. I guess I h,d pointed at her
pretty nigh halt a minute, when I found
breath and says I, slowly turuin' that
extended finger at him, in so burnin' in
dignant a way, that if it had been a spear,
be would have hung dead on it.
"That is pretty doings in a Christian
Then he explained it to me. That it
was a wooden figure, to hang their dresses and niantillys on. I cooled down
and told him I would take a yard and
three quarters of the calico, enough for
a honorable apron.
^^^^  „_it was
unsteady, and his utterance was thick
and indistinct. It was therefore nol
■turpi i ring that Mendele sliould have
mistaken his wishes.
"Sugar-candy!' be repeated, with bo
uevolent alacrity. "Direotly— dirMtly.'
"Jlmiidy!" .creamed U 'beceainto his
ear. "Mendele, you are growing stone-
Soon after this two young ladies ap
peanut on the scene, with a request for
blue  sarcenet   ribbons;  for   Mendele
Bluhdorn's trnde did not consist merely
spirits and groceries, but hia business
comprised a draper'sdepartment&s well,
alias   n shelf in the buck shop,   where
such luxuries aseoar-e printed calicoes.
faded silk ribbons, flimsy cotton   laees,
and occasionally a few soiled remnants
of real satin or velvet, might be found,
Of late this   particular   department
had   nol   been    very  nourishing, for
customer, rarely found what ihey want-
•d, and often went oil' grumbling tothe
new shop   oppor-ire,   kept by a   more
enterprising Hebrew, whose prioes were
rather higher to be sure, but who   was
always able tn produce stulls and trim
tilings exactly liko those  worn   in  thr'
residence—two yours previously.
On this occlusion also. Mendele failed
to satisfy the fnif daughters of the
village postiiiiiser, who had come to
him in quoit of azure ribbons where
with to bind their frizzy curls
First he brought out the box of given
ribbons by mistake, ami when lie did
find tho right colour at Inst, the stock
proved lo have run very low, and of
what remained, some ribbons were too
broad and others were too narrow, and
none of them hit oil'precisely the exact
hue necessary to contrast, favourably
with tawny locks, anil tjiereby attract
the admiring attention of the otlier
In high dudgeon the two damsels
flounced out of the shop, only to make
place to an incensed cook, who was ro
turning the butter purchased half an
hour previously. "Her mistress would
have none of it," she roughly explained;
"it was positively rancid—stinking: and
he would just be pleased to return the
money on the spot.''
"Mr-ndele," said Rebecca, as soon ns
the shop was again empty, putting
down her work and approaching her
husband, "you have not made a single
good Oeschaft (bargain) this day; the
trade is going ill."
"Not more than usual," said the old
man, peevishly. "Geschafls are not to
be made every day; and butter gets
rancid from time to time when there
arc not enough   buyers,   ft* March is
always a slack season with us "
'It need not be slack," said Rebecca,
persistently; "nor would the butter be
allowed to get rancid, if there were
some one who understood how to praise
bis wares, and knew how to keep a
customer from reaching the shop door.
But it all comes because you are no
longer young,  Mendele."
"Did I ever say that I was young?'
exclaimed the husband; and as he said
it the word "young" had a strange foreign sound in his ears, and there came
over him a sort  of   indistinot  feeliui*-
thut be lever had
to lie young. _
In truth, Mendele llluhdom never
had been rounfj there hml not b*an
neither time or oppo-tunily for bis
youth to develop,     jlis whole life from
thirteen  t0 sixty-trine bad been lit...!
out within tin- flinty walls of his ilingv
shop, where strings of dried figs and of
toadstools, smoke i li-.li, and tallow
candles in bttnthea, hung in picturesque
madia* fron 'tin- rafters, and when-
jars of salted butter, sugar-candy and
lollipops stood ranged beside bortles
containing various coloured and various
fla vou red Wodkt or spi rits.
This shop was Mendele Bluhdorn's
wholo world;, and lookihg back upon
his l"Ti?life, he eonM scarcely have
found a reminiscence that was unconnected, or so to tay flavoured, with
rancid butter or tallow-dips. At the
age when eyes are usually bright and
rm-eks are rosy, Mendr'le's eyes had
long since become as dull as those of
the pickled herrings in the barrel, and
his complexion as pasty as the tallow
cuiidles which he sold. He hardly
33emed nwnre that there was anothfr
world outside his world, or that there
were other perfumes beyond the aromas
of salt fish and potent cheeses.
For tbe last fifteen years of his life
Mendele Bluhdorn had never quitted
his dwelling, save to go to the
synagogue on the Sabbath; and as this
building stood but a few doors off from
his own the circle in which he moved
was very narrow indeed.
Rebecca was his second wife; and
the children she had brought him, as
well as those of his first marriage, were
all suitably provided for—some, by mat
ritnony, others by death.
Rebecca wns twenty seven years
younger than her husband; and she
had of late often reminded him of this
circumstance. To-day she was more
than usually persistent in harping upon
the subject.
"In fact," she went on, after a pause,
:'you are getting old, Mendele; it is
time you were beginning to think of
your age at last."
"Everybody gets old some time or
other," answered Mendele, wearily;
'and thinking of it will not mend the
matter anywise."
The old Jew would fain have closed
the subject by absorbing himself in the
rearrangement uf a drawer of washing
starch; bur his Rebecca had resolved
that he should both speak and think
further of the matter to day, for 6he
was of opinion that very much indeed
could br' mended thereby, so she said —
You wer - sixty-nine last November,
Mendele, and you know what the Prophet says?"
'•There have been a sight of prophets,
and thry have nil of them said many
things one way and another," said
Mendele, rather testily. "How should
I know which of them you are mean
ing just now?''
'"Thy days shall be threescore antl
ten,'' pronounced Rebecca, in an oracular tone of voice.
There being no answer to this en
couraging statement, sire repeated still
more emphatically—"Three score and
"Well!" sairl Mendele, as nothing iu
the way of repartee occurred to him.
"Antl so it is time ynu were begin.
ning to detach yourself from this
nether earth, where you are no longer
needed, and proceeding to prepare your
self for a better world."
i am never missing from the -ynu
gogue on the Sabbath," said the hu--
linnil, in surprise, "and 1 keep all the
feasts ns directed) how els t should I
Hut Rebecca evi
higher view   nf
duties. ^^^^^^_
"Thai is not sufficient,'' she explained. "Now that yon have reached the
prescribed term of life, every day every
hour should be a preparation ter what
must now be close at hand. Remember
that it is said, 'lie will conic like a
thief at night.' "
"But I cannot sit with folded bands
till the Mal/iii: Hamovts (Angel of
Heath) appears to summon me," he
answered, "Ynu know I cannot; 1 have
the shop to mind.'
"That sjust it; you should give up the j
shop, shako yourself free from  all sueh I
sordid cures unworthy of n man who
will    shortly   repose    in    Abraham's
"Give     up    the   shop!"      gasped
"You should gird up your loins,
anoint your brow, and take your staff
in your hand," went on Rebecca, de
veloping the plan she had conceived,
with inspired pathos; "you should
wander thus to the hallowed country
where our forefathers rest, Near the
valley of Jehoshaphat, where on the
great day all men shall be called to
gether, you can await the sounding of
the angel's trumpet. There, at the
place where Solomon once dwelt in allr
his splendour, you will find a fitting
employment for your few remaining
days in weeping over the departed
glory of the house of Israel."
"To Jerusalem!" exclaimed Mendele,
aghast at the boldness of his wife's
suggestion. "I should go to Jerusalem!"
"Yes, to- Jerusalem!" said Rebecca,
relieved that the decisive word whicli
had so long been hovering on her lips
was spoken at last "Why should you
not go to Jerusalem? Scores of holy
men have gone thither to end their
(lays, and have found there consolation
D. B, GfiAflT, Pnprtft,
.Just Received !
THK   l\\l!KKS|i;.N.;D  respectfully l»
forms the citizens of Port Moody aud*
vti-iniiy thai,  he bas just received a Urge
and varied aasortment of seasonable
Boots and Shoes
Ready-ma,d« Gkthiag
Kt.\,   Ek\,
Having bought the above Stock for CASH,
I am prepared to b. II at tbe fowsaf
Vegetables and Mte
establishment, is now supplying many
customer* in tbe city witb a &tat-cnu\t
quality of
Lager Beer,
Which he furnishes in Kegs and Bottles at
Victoria prices.
The   Beer  will  be left at
patrons free of charge.
Orders left with COOX, THE DRUGGIST
will be attended to at the same rates.
the bouses of
Try tlie "Mainland" Cigar
The Beat Havana Tobacco/
The  Mainland Factory,
Columbia Street, New Westminster,
Employs only white labor, and having received every encouragement since opening
his factory, .'•••_■•• a continuance of the publio
LmtDBOM  Block,
Colombia Street, Row IVcsfminster.*
nsstoi'" uith a fine _tii,k of
.■i.iIv   took a much
tin' septuagenarian ■
Staple Dry Goods!
The citizen! ol New W.-r<tmiuster are invited
tt- loipeot thf tatno. an.l learn for themselves
thai with ^better '(ii.ilitj, they can study
economy by porobMhig from mc. I have,
also, a full Line of
Adiiiiling a grtf.d selection from   the most
Tlie Tailoring Business
Is curried on, as usual, and a Perfkct Fl
{Formerly Howse, Hill k Rickman)
Surveyor. Real Eslalc Broker,
and ro.iv.-.vaii.'fr.
OFFICE—N«*t Caledonia Hotel,
Stage Line!
Moody at 8 o'clock, a.m., and 1 o'clock
p. ni. Arrive at New Westminster at 9:15'
o'clock, a. m., and 2: IS o'clock, p._*. Leave
New Westminster at 10 o'clock, a.ra., and 4
o'clock, p.m. Arrive at Port Moody 11:15"
o'clock, a.in., and o:15 o'clock, p.m.
Charges Moderate.
and pfar*1     Yon ■**.!!  Hnd thp r
Horses for Sale or Hire, and Stabuxo'
-p nt-p-Pr    -*•-• BATCKDA.
A very wicked murder wis perpe rated on Sunday last, within a short distance
of the point where the BartikOn river
Joins the Kia-er. Michel Nee, a iq utile I
who had lately resided in \niarlor Co.,
Cal.,was in his root house, working when
some person unkn iwn ihot liim through
the head. It is generally itippoted tne
murder was pcrpoiraioJ by a robber,
but he got no money. Nee had been
In New VVestminatcr a few day. before
■nd lodged $400 in the Savings Hani
and sent $50 to his wife, who resides
in San Francisco. When the murder
was committed he hadn't $5 in his possession.
An unfortunate man named Hicks
was shot in Victoria on Wednesday
night last week. Immediately alter the
shots were fired he stated to his friends
that he had been robbed. A lady named
Lasc:llcs, in evidence, stated that she
saw Hicks firing at himself The circumstantial evidence is sufficient to
prove it was a case of suicide.
Several persons who reside In the upper country speak favorably of AI bel
Mallott, under sentence of death lor
the murder of Andrew Johnson. It was
a cold-blooded, deliberate act. \nd
now what is the use of savin:,' that the
murderer was a pe- ccalile. well disposed
young man. In the evidence Riven ai
the trial there is no circumstance thai
could be put lorward as a plea in sup
port of a petition for mercy. Only the
lew who have studied uman nature
know there are such ruflians on earth as
that one described by Byron, who says:
"He was as mild a mannered man as
ever scuttled ship or cut a threat."
The Ottawa correspondent of the
Globe says: "The enormous expenditure
made by the Government to elect Mr.
Everett, in St. Johns, a few -lays ago,
Ac." Is ihi a pure inveniion? Or is it
possible that liberty is destroyed; and
that wealth rules here as in ihe United
States ? The independent electors
bought like sheep! and paid foi wiih
money taken out of tiicir own pockets!"
The Imperial people; the source of al
power! Fiddlestick! "The Imperial
people" isa phrase that means nothing
Il would be just as reasonable to sty of
sheep—that is an Imperial flock
Three hundred French Canadian
families left Montreal within lhe last ten
days to seek employment in lhe factor
les ofthe New England Slates. In a
country like this Dominion of ours,
where there are millions of acres of fine
land unoccupied, it is surprising to see
a large number of persons unemployed
The land waste and the people looking
for masters! Nature intended such
people to be slaves. The man without
a hou _ of his own is not a freeman. A
true lover of liber y would not accept
wages on any terms il he could supply
himself with potatoes and salt in his own
log cabin beside a pure spring.
.    .   tnd it  iiiiiv ion ii tending.    It hns 1..
The annexation of .Burmah to our
Indian empire will be effected without
delay, because it is absolutely necessary
that free trade between India and
China should be established. The in
tor-eat of 400,000,000 of Chinese and
Indians will be served by the annexation, and therefore King Thebaw mult
he dethroned. His people are ready to
receive the invaders with open arms.
It appears the Chinese are resolved to
have in their country a perfect railway
system, and it is necessary that we
should command the approaches to the
great centres of their vast trade, A
"Times" correspondent, writing from
Burmah, says: "No resistance will be
offered to our advance, antl the whole
matter can be accomplished by the de
spatch of two gunboats aud a small
detachment to occupy Mandalay." Tim
annexation means an Immense demand
for goods manufactured in the United
Kingdom, where the depression of trade
is keenly felt.
A "Daily News" correspondent siys:
"The hand of the great northern auto
crat is now visible as the moving power
in Roumelia, He declares that Prince
Alexander is insohnt and audacious;
tbat he has defied the powers, nnd . hat
it is necessary to depose liim anil place
Prince Peter Karageorgevie in his place
The new scheme is a meuacu to Austria, and she is now engaged in making
vast preparations for the war which
must precede the complete overthrow
of the Turkish empire.
A correapondent of the 'Telegraph,"
writing from Paris, says: "Seven
million five hundred thousand votes
have been polled at the late general
election in France; and of that number
3,700,000 were cast for the monarch
ists. In the new Chamber there will
lie 250 Republicans, 210 Monarchists,
ami 12. Radicals." A new idea circulates rapidly in France. The people
believe that the politicians are thieves,
and that an honest despot is the safest
representative of power. The whole
nation is looking for the man. But
where is hei He may be there, but be
will not be visible until France is engaged in a European war. The Mon
archists are making great efforts to dl -
stroy the Republic, and they are aided
by a gang af low deceivers who live on
plunder taken from the people. Oh,
Liberty! can man resign thee I Yes,
rn a moment, if you pay him to put on
' the chains and become a slave.
Mr. Gladstone, in one of bis recent
• paeohes, says: "I hope that in the
r .instruction oi the House of Peers a
t .isonable amount of power may be
allowed to the principle of birth. We
cannot exclude the action of other in-
: . -nces, and especially that of wealth,
..inch is of permanent growth and
highly aggressive. To keep this inltu-
in check the other may be used
with great effect." It is very disheart
■ u:;.g to see how the power of the al-
ontinue to grow until the   wl,ui.. nu
:. iwn to worship the
11 '■ in England i<
■ >l of enemies:
tliein nre infidels,
nnd they are resolved to destroy one of
the last great safeguards of Cbristiani
ly. lu Wales, especially, the enemies
of the Church are aggressive, and are
pledging their representatives to vote
far rliai-tnlilishiiient. If you look over
the world in uny direction you must
peroeive that the majority of those
who pretend to be Christians are—
inrre animals without any idea of future reward or punishment. In Bir
iniiighuni they ninke gods for the Chi
nese; but if the Church is disestablished it is quite possible that Birmingham
will have a monopoly of the home trade
antl manufacture a god for every village
in Kngland.
The latest important news from
Washington is the circumstancial evi
denoe presented by a Mr. Depew and
others to show that Crant.'B predecessor,
the most famous tailor of modern days,
entertained some hopes of making
himself an Emperor. He sounded
General ('rant and found him true as
steel to the Republic. He then ordered
1 he Qetteral to Mexico; but Grant refused to go, and the embryo Emperor
loulrl not move on the way to a throne.
Those who wish to excuse the ainbi
tious President say "he was au opium
eater aud on ninny occasions did not
know what he was doing."
On Saturday last, 'Find. Ward, a
banker, the partner and plunderer of
General Grant, was sentenced by Judge
Baker to ten years' imprisonment. The
prison is in a free country and the
prisoner lias plenty of gold; therefore
he will live like a king while be is lock
ed up, and in a year or two he will buy
his pardon an ■ shine again iu "good
society." The thing called "justice' on
this continent oppresses poverty and
shields wealth. Any rich ruffian may
1 oh or murder with impunity.
On Monday last it was rumored iu
Nov York that Mayor Grace and sev
trial otlier distinguished citizens woultl
he arrested for complicity in the Marine bank frauds.', And is it possible
that the Chief Magistraie of the Em
pire City eould be guilty of stealing
one or two million dollars?
On Tut sday last at 12 o'clock the
Knights of Labor met at Tftcoinn. and
marched to the Chinese quarter. In
an hour after, thirty drays were loaded
with Chinese baggage, all owned by
three hundred Chinamen on tbe way to
Lakeview, from whence they go by rail
to Portland, and from thence - God
knows where. At Tacoma the Chinese
pieslion is settled. The Cbiuese are
The members of the Colored Metbo
dltt Conference, in session at Washington, listened on Monday lust to a col-
lorjuy between their Bishop nnd a con
vert. It was startling. He is a native
of the Fiji Islands, and has eaten hu
man flesh "many a time.' The Bishop
asked him, "What is tbe difference, in
taste between human flesh and beef?'
Anil "the Professor,'' with a movement
of the jaws suggestive of anything but
compunction, replied that human llesli
"tasted more like mule -sweet like."
The audience shuddered and retired tu
On Tuesday a demure little woman,
clad iu the habit of a Sister of Charity,
was in the dock at Yorkville, charged
with obtaining money under false pre
fences. Constable Mutton knows that
a sister never travels alone; nnd there
fore lie watched this little duck, uud
saw Iter enter a saloon. The bar tender
gave her two bits because she said she
had little children. She confessed her
guilt, and admitted that she hud practised the art of collecting for several
days and made lots of money. When
arrested a huge buckskin pocket on
her hip was half full ot silver coin, the
result of four hours' work. Charity
should br. wide awake.
The I'hlhiih'lpliiii "Times'' says: —
"The Chinese have proved that they
can be incorporated into our eiviliza
tion. In this city lust Monday tliey
held a convention to nominate a man
among them to the position of umpire.
The candidates were Hop Lung and
Wang Lee. Both were on the floor
with hands full of money, and ra sed
each other a dollar everytiuie a vote
was to be purchased." The eastern
papers take no'e of this incident and
request the people of the Pacific coast
to "hold on" before deciding positively
that the Chinese will not "assimilate."
The subject named at the head of
this article hns given birth to a great
Dumber of societies in England, some
of them with the names of noblemen
on their lists, and a great many mem-
bers of Parliament—gentlemen of influence and persons of great standing
in .society. Emulating these highly
respectable advocates of Federation,
societies have sprung up in various
colonies and dependencies of Great
Britain, amongst others, in Canada.
Although the people of the Dominion
do not seem to take kindly to the
movement, there are still some very
influential men who seem to approve of
the idea, and they hold meetings in the
eastern Provinces to discuss the ques
tion. The strange part of the matter
is, that nothing of a similar kind has
been attempted in British Columbia,
because, remote as such a movement
may be from success, it is still a question worth debating, and tlie opinions
expressed would always be valuable, as
showing in what direction public opin-
that thei in ri.i
Province, un.l probably it is from this
hat no in.i- lur thought it Worth
!,;.,  .thii..  tu   itarl
means of learning the feelings cf Biit-
ish Columbia on the point.    Of course,
like every  other question  whicli   be-
comes a fashionable subject for dis.'us
sion,  a great many   very sentimental
and   very inipraet cable ideas  un- expressed.      Very   patriotic    and   well
meaning people regard th- subject from
their own particular point of view, and
talk a great deal about the love of the
old  flag  and the  necessity, of uniting
the  English   race all over  the globe.
Others of a  very practical turn, insist
that the dependencies of great Britain
should  bear a portion   of the   cost of
maintaining armies and navies for their
defense.   Tbey all have some pet notion
of   binding  the   dependencies   to  the
mother country by a sort of universal
Parlitiment  toe^e held   in   London, at
which a certain number of rcprefien'a-
tives   from   each  dependency   sliould
meet to discuss the  affairs of the empire and legislate  for the multifarious
peoples interested.    But  this  appears
to be  the great  stumbling  block;   no
fixed opinion has yet been formulated
as to the number of representatives to
be allowed  to each dependency.    Be
cause, if even one was  allowed for St,
Helena, how many in proportion would
be the quota for linliu?    At d if a pro
portionate   number   was allowed   for
each dependency, whnt kind of a place
of meeting would  be required to bold
them  all ?    We  need   hardly   say, although members  of   the  Government
encourage these associations and look
approvingly on their discussions, they
do not iti'erfere, and   have  evidently
not succeeded in evoking any opinion
mat eould   be accepted   as a practical
solution of the problem.    The object of
these federationists is   most  laudable,
and in the, course of time, after much
discussion,   they may  strike   the right
nail on the bead;   but so far very few
have even   approached  it.    It is very
well  for the  gentlemen who   "live at
home at ease" to ' nuneiate line theories
that look pretty 011   the   Surface,   but
the way the struggling colonist regards
tbem,  if   expressed   at  some of their
meetings,   would   rather  damp   their
ardor.    The fact is,  like children who
have been a long time away from the
parental roof and who have still  some
recollection of   the   hard  knocks and
agre fare to ttliich they were treated
when at   home, they bave   have gome
doubts about tha expediency of again
submitting to the  parental  guidance,
particularly when the parent suggests
the propriety of making common stock
of the c1 ildren's incomes.    Tbey have
no objection to the old man standing
up for the rights of the family so long
as he takes all   rhe   hard   knocks and
pays the shot; but tbey have very little
pride  about   them,   these  youngsters,
and   are  not  inclined to fall out with
everybody   who  casts  a   slur  on  the
family  name.    We   of   course   admit
that there are exceptions, but we don't
think tbey will be found 011 this continent.    The true federation, that is, the
only one which will command universal
attention, is that to be found through
the pocket. When Great Britain is
prepared to impose discriminating <lu-
ies upon all article* produced in her
OOloniei iu return for the sume privilege from them,she will then secure that
union and co-operation with herself
that she never will without such a
fiscal system. Her colonies produce
all that she requires, and she ran sup
ply them with all they n'quire The
advantages would be veiy groat on
I101I1 sides, and would, from thut reason,
implant in the colonis s mind a degree
of enthusiasm aud fidelity that can
never be created by mere sentiment or
fine speeches We have no objection
to the Federation societies or their
very nice sounding theories, but they
must be prepared for very plain speaking on the part of the people tbey nt
tempt to provide for. Hard words,
however, don't kill anyone, and the
splutterings of radical papers in the
eastern Provinces will not affect the
good people in England, who will go
on making fine speeches about federation till some other question occupies
their attention.
We have been watching the events
connected with this much talked of
undertaking, with an attention mixed
with curiosity. That our community
wauld allow itself to be fleeced and
taxed and robbed of its trade, and
have its property reduced to nominal
value by a set of impudent schemers,
who look upon us as an aggregation of
human Wings, little removed from imbecility, passes all understanding The
idea of taking the railway station
down tothe swamp, is aliout the coolest piece of cheek we have ever met
with in our experience    Let any in-
■ man amongst nur tradpsmet,
ask himself the quettion—Wb.
r.ur railway station lie down in the
swamp '    I'!.- ■ . . failing
to  discover  any reasonable  cause for
such an absurdity, he  will at once decide to  oppose  any such  a  villainous
scheme.     We  have  1-efore, on several
occasions,   pointed out the proper location for  the   railway  station—Lytton
square.     The    reasons   why    Lytton
square should be chosen are many and
incontestible.     Lytton   square  is the
only municipal space in the centre of
the city which eould be used for such a
[mrpose.    There is room to construct a
handsome   and   coininodiouB    station.
The ballast removed from   the  square
would fill  up   the  very large  space in
the frontage occupied by the old buildings formerly used as a slaughterhouse,
and the  whole  of   Wise and   Kay's
wharves with the intervening mud hole.
This would give a station large enough
for all the traffic we are likely to have
for the next twenty years.    Tbe front
age on the river would make the posi
tion   very  convenient  for a  possible
ferry from the  Fraser Rivor Railway
station.     When  we  have  connection
with the American system of railways,
the station can be enlarged to meet all
possible  requirements by the removal
of   the   Chinese  rookeries,  which  are
now  anything but  ornamental  in the
middle of the city.     On arriving, the
trains would run to  a platform  near
the   river,   where    passengers   would
alight; the train would then complete
the circle round the station  by taking
p its position at  a  platform  on   the
side next  Columbia street, where the
outgoing passengers would   take their
seats.    The   intervening  space   would
be traversed  with  rails  for spare carriages or freight tiallic.  for which the
a.'t'Oiiimotlation would be ample.    Ven
little space would be required for spare
locomotives    that is, round houses—as
ihese would be ■ ailed at Port   Moody
near the workshops. The entire station
would be covered in.    The advantages
to this city of adopting Lytton square
as thi Billion would be ihe very natural
nnd proper  fact, that   the   railway s'n
tion would be in the centre of the e ty,
and would be convenient for every ne.
Travelers   arriving   by  tho   steamers
would find first-class hotels quite handy
to the wharves, and the railway station
quite handy to tbe hotels.    Any possible expenditure of money by travelers,
wou'd Ik secured to our tradesmen and
bot. l-keepris, because the  station, the
railway employees, the people congregating about the station, and the travelers arriving and departing, would all
be in the midst of our business places,
property in the vicinity would be greatly  enhanced  in   value, particularly on
Front street, where the great throng of
people would  always be.     It must be
remembered   that    down   to   Lytton
square  there are  no   vested   interests
thnr woultl sillier.    No property woultl
be depreciated and   tiallic  nowhere be
interfered    with:    the   railway   track
wouhl be outside of the present  road,
and where it strikes the highway, be
fore it   reaches Sapperton,   it could be
Carried over or under the roadway.   So
much for Lytton   square.     Now, supposing the station   to  be constructed
down in the swnmp, what will it avail
this city?   So far from its being of any
value  lo us,  it   would be simple ruin
People   who   bought   the   lots   ill   the
swamp    for    trilling     sams,    would
be  enriched,   because   an entire new
town   would    lie built    around    the
station,    with   hotels,  s ores, Ac., ic,
leaving the present city high  nnd dry;
ihe hotels empty, the stoies to let, and
a general   migration  to the lower part
of the  city and  outside its limits, by
the bulk of the population.    As far as
our present wharves and tho stores on
Front street are concerned, they would
he rendered worthless.    The first, because whenever a railway whistle was
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For sale by all dtaggUfe   PrltM $1; tlx bottles for $&
It ia quite poaaiM<- thut H unarck <l.d nut
actually iiiak<- tin* TOply, which in imputed to
him by an   i i*.■ *e-n ■  ciim.'*"<>mlt.iit, to the
propoanl fur a new Kurope.in Cons: re an and a
revived edition to the t eaty <>f Berlin. Hut
the Witttt* put iu I.in mnutli would not, din-
credit tin; (-ta'cHiri-.n w !io f'r a «|oaiti*r of a '
century lias never m>t<le a h .-ty or i.Atf
ni ■vc Wh.it binding d.ciaion eould l>c
lookeil f' r in.in tCongTMtJ lie i-*i lep rt d to
hav Bflid, when I wo of tht- nr-at Sure*, .re'
nayet in tiled irk about tbawlahat, inter- 8t«t f
aud parli TtneuUty Ht hility < f th. ir pn.np- -
five Quvarnmaolil Fraoua lus ju*.t paaat-d
through the ci-iii*. <>f a general i Udtion whose
•IgoifioaOM ia doubtful, au I Kngland la upon
the eve of one. H--w ou DaticfUa, wh eh
know nol how th'ii home atlaira will he
ndmimahred, pn-tciid to preserve tin ir
attitude even for a year ill ail toward* th«
pcnrching KaHteru qtlMt|00 uud tlie far*
Fpreading hies whieh it may en nil v. engender?
But if the dilHculty of obtaining fo- the
pn .-tent th" av'urunce ofa definite p-ltcy
from BYaaoa or Kngland  iv a bar toi ('on-
yress, it w uld aeem a inoie c n lu-ive argument against a wur. H"v ean a mm ulio
ha- gone i.ear to reducing diplmi -u. to an
ox tot acieu -, ..ii I v* boM tuecs sire triumpbi
have been due to un exhau**the calculation
f contingencies and forc'n ooniblw lhe
vast problem rained hy Koiim<>.ian impatience ripe for solution when two of its
weightiest fact* ts are enm.ilctely inde'eimi-
ble? Where would ha hi-* (urei.ghfe aud
liig c'vu'i m it he HMtf ivd   th    small   ri'lemof
Bulgaria snd Sarvfai ■•■■I"* are bu  pawm up-
in the bo ird,'o  ■ e  'pi..     i     ntot  batWwen
ht   art b  ohm    ('■    ■ ■ ■   ' Vi un I Ht.
pi-t-'shure. w'l'n in i-i*. wi i
leti' of an Austrian r*-* i e would compel hit
m-iant iui '-.en'iti. wholly my titled
though ha m.g t be ab oi tb lid on « ni I.
thu inigu rat urceM uf the woatum oouutriM
would Tn. ultimately tin own? What *.ould
he hooe for from (il.i-l h nu, and li >w could
he lm convinced tlr-t the tlrtfi fttrok* of
adversity would no disclos In Clumenoeai a
foniMl-hle en en ol thfl ' ■<■ man snip
Sin month-i heiiO" it may ba foailblt t he
foreign policy «f Great Mn: on and oi Fran< t
.odinrarn   ret  i    i    p . *ondar*nt itatav*
ii.r'li de   ,   B t" do .-nil i   ill    do| Ood   '        l'i
bapS, th .', m< if ; i' .it1 li in th
cm hu - n'eetl on *i ' 111 {nfsgiving Oi
pt*i trlexit*.. Noth iu vc nid be )..-i liy th
delay, for tin- emb' rs ol reh lliou in the
southt aat peuiuHiila i-oul' be raked nt any
moment imo flame. A hint from Bismarck
would mi'Iice. It would onlv ha neadfalfor
(Jermany's copartner, Auitria, to act on
Servia with the sly .ido-oniti.iu dr-pped by
the parent fox In the f hi- :
"O >, hu- tip mO'l-Titt'    ti v r  do *
AcMckt-t., liio, ,\   in-, d   mi ,;     I "
Yet, af trr all, fit!*.*- mo'ham Slava ate
not mere piipjH-is in the ban* m of the sage
win pullers nl Vienna nid R rlin. They
ar< human being*, with th. BiieIh. red hopes
of eenturie-t» r-atittfy, aJtb tba wruitjn ol
■gea to a-'- ngu. Thay may Im ■ a tba il hoi n
cowardice that ia the QHFM ot servitude, but
they have its dasparavion al o. 'i h.-v are
c'ipa'-te ol mighty uorifli-aa w ii- ti thalr na*
tiomil t-xhtem-e is at at-tlie. Tiny gavs a
tiiiillmg prool nf thii tan ye.r ago in Mioli
mud strug_.de against uvarwlu Im iifj ddt.itot
with any arson, of ouping ■■ Ith thi Molls i ,
but In tba trust that tin*, oould ihatnatbelr
tell w Christiin into sneoor. Nov, in
dsed, it saema to malt ar Utt la to tha Serb
whether the • xpanai n, w hull i-, frit to In- ui
vital moment, ii. secutvd a tba cxp-n-u i f
hia ancient oppraasof ni nl ids In : Han
neighbor. Hut whether ha seek* slfcow r i m
on tlie '-aat oi on th SOttth. In it ilm inlawing the lti-'inet of -elf prveei mi tion, for i' ia
us true o* nation-- ai of [ndlvidnall that when
gr.-w th ttptps daaay bagin**. In noa ine ition
a not he i he BMHh Itratefa Ida actual
boundaries, or hu will b- i-tilh* I in 'he ii| hut
his extension t .wards PrfattO* Mh un** Intior*
ably blo.-ked, not onlv bf tin pr *t u.e <l
the Turku,but by the ahmio*. • f' h-•> Anntti in.
It is no doubt  practicable to  foree .Ser* ia
into niilaaimsiiw. though  iha  irunld \tn\ now
rtftTMt without keen rtpintng   for  her   cunt
resources   wastes!   aud   her    ho ■■-.    again
dafarrod, if the Hulgurians on their fp.ut i an
be made to give back Itouur-lit to its Turk  .
ish   task-n-jHter.      But this   cauu i   be a.. j
complitbed with >tit flfigrau-    cotipliit\    on
the part of Itussia,   and   it   r mains   to be |
seen wi.ether e» en Hi-tnar-k   e>n persuade '
the present Osr Ut thwart   ibos-    Pan lavic
ftyninntliie*. ami am.iiati.iim which no member
ot his riyunfty Ims   yet dared   to   disavow.
Should   Alexand r   III.   be ra«b enough to
outrage this Mentonent, tl
y^uAettc+if %
QJ] Pc^oetja^Ct^'.
ey^jO ttta^
ies0Bt U»MH CO,, Ujj
a ojU* j^j>\
^^^^^^^^^^^^ most p.-isuai-ive
und moat passionate ar/iricnt- by which his
heard, ther* would be a general scuttle |tn!^ V "■ l**}*™* .ho wol,.ld "'deedba
, j left naketl'.0 his JSihili-ticeue'riit'S,
of   Rtagrs,   drays,  and   animnls of all
kinds, to get out of the way: business
for the time, would be entirely stopped,
and the natural consequence would be
that steamboat owners would remove
their wharvs to the vicinity of the
the railway station, where they would
be convenient to the cars and undisturbed by tiie locomotives. As for the
stores on Front street, no one hut
curious little boys would want to go
down there, and certainly no one would
want to live there or carry on business,
where locomotives went screaming
past, belching smoke and steam, with
the sparks flying iu all directions, en-
dangeiing the whole town We cannot
in a single article point out the many
advantages that would accrue to the
city and our property-holders, by having the station at Lytton square, nnd
we could not find space to describe the
utter ruin to the city, and particularly
to the property-holders, by carrying
the station to the lower limit of the
city. It may, perhaps, be sufficient to
say, that the great advocates of making
the  statin   at  the  lower  end of the
city,  are emissaries of honest John or
Coal Harbor speculators.
Machine ilvvt ton India and the Colonies.—A supply of machine gun* has been
aent to India for tho* armament of fortg and
places nf refuge, and it has been decided to
utilize the same kind of weapon- in all defensive pot-ittous throughout Her Majesty's
dominions, a committee having reported that
they wonld in certain cat.es of emergency be
of great value. For fortress service they
will lie employed to defend the approaches,
for which work one of the quick tiring guns
or machine guns of large calibre to throw
shells is be.it adapted, the three-poun«ler or
six pounder being regarded as most mutable,
while to act against bodies of men, snd as
an auxiliary for flank defence, a machine
gun of rifle calibre will be used—the Gardner or Nordenfelt five-barrel gun being recommended. In seige operation* the deduction of material would be the wo.k of the
artillery; but it is thought that machine
guns of the tifle calibre would t*e desirable
for the attack of tr-op*., and the came sort
of weapons ought to be mounted iu sll places
of refuge. Tbo Gardner guns of one and
two barrets are all pronounced well-adapted
for field and mountain service, being light
uud (as ly transported.
Thomas Myers, Brocebridge, writes: "Dr.
Thomas' Eclectri.- Oil is th*1 best medicine I
Bell. It always gives satisfaction, and in
cases of coughs, colds, sore throat, Ac. immediate relief bas beeo received by these who
use it."       	
Mother Graves' Worm -Exterminator has
no equal for destroying Worms in children
and adults. See tbat yoo get the genuine
when purchasing,
— AND DBAI   1^
Kverythinj us' i n
from the wof to ibeiiUi il
<Vdar,     Willi.-    Pine,    PIr      <|
Including RUSTIC. l;,n r:
uijiins, BLINDS, il i
SIIAKK-, I' . k.:i\\
  AMI   —
Sough   &  CrcsEcd U|
Or iiver)' -Iui
Our Lniiilitrr  is mors! stra.tl
uny  otli. i   itiiv-uir..c-ui'. tl ni tt.
• nil i-t.tls,r'|l|.-ui ly ntl. Cllt-I. I
tele, rtt ruing iiniln-  a ir -
Port M.r .Iv p upl* Mill i»it'li'
l\v gattlng •tttinatoi Irtnn niW
Opposite tho Co!onl*l
r-1 rm. -1* Musewstot mt ib*'
til- 111   Hf NNT'i|f     d>   t >«•'
§|AVINO   SEVKl;!'!'  *m
I     tion   with   Mr.   M<N«^
pr> pared to du all kind-, ot
—AK» —
iaTW»tchc»  uot  by   «»&{
Al tenderl to at tintrir.
BOOT 110
CoLmBIA tt
New We«tn»H
Goods atfloW
R.   TI.C03 *y,.:t;flloobi}Ga}tttt
U_,j_y. NOVEMBER 7, 1886.
i p.Hallway Time Table.
pcsax uoodt.
_rrlv . U-ini.J.. W.-dn-siLyi.. .ml
'sflli p m - *m' l*-***sr ' a Tumtlty-.
Li_a_ aatatdaya. .1 - >. w
e.liTtnjt  trslui wll_o.it ticket., tt
.tir.rU   «rv  »..I1.  .Ill   I..    .1     r. t  I ,
,h_r r   I 75 .. lit..
II. J. HAN..T.
,.M. u n-'I h 'I''-
.'I M »•««. I'll
. Maud arrived her,., from Vict, ria,
.uy. with freights for nur citizen..
^ Luiin.-ra towed  a  large   boom nf
fi. thi-place, on Monday, for   the
■niiiiioo Telei^aph line waa con-
jf_Jo«tlay, thus giving ua through
ation t. Montreal.
i think it will rain!'' aaked a wit
bdcc yeaieiduy. "I think it will,'
sotbrr,  "when it stops pouring."
jtV, C. Mi'chell, 11. MeGillivray,
[ fraser. of Krigle I'tua, regiatered
,-„ Hotel, M.ii.Iny.
iceit.— Mrs. Lamont, pr.-prie-
lli, lli.ia Ke-tuurniit. after a brief
|i_>.v, we are happy to eay, iu ti
(Till OoHTHtatiT.— The firat ear
i-ia.li fi'einht vi,, Ihe I'ruiadiiii Pa
Eny, left  Halifai, N. S.,   for Port
|«the 22nd ult.
nor* th.- Mr. M. J. Haney harl re-
^rimer-l Superintendent, of theC
id that Mr. McLe.id of Drynnck nad
aoint-d in hia stead,  seems to lack
|___n.—"What has become of the
.League." haa been a-lteil frequently
|Tri wTtich we are authorized to reply
pot dead, but al aping."
I Emma depaiterl from the  P. L
II sith a curco of shingles, on Fri
^Victoria,     'lhe  reputation   of  thi,
is nol rank aecond to any in the pro-
a the quality of manufacture.
Moves that honesty is the best policy
ItJueas wellaein other things.  Ayers
ills is iv genuine preparation, an uu-
.bUrd purifier,   decidedly    superior
lurdoLD roE thk LuuKv One. —
lay, of Port Moody, writes ua from
fcCrr-k, uniler date ofthe 20th ult.,
binigh he   haa   been  continuously
^titu; for aeveral montns past, with-
ikios anything, rhere is,  however,
lofjjold fur "the lucky one."
.L Allison, t'olrl Cniimissioner of
ilk-nicen mining district, registered
Qfrin nu Monday,  and departed  for
Creek by Tuostlay's train. He has
.I, I faith in the mines, and predicts
prosperous season next spring, in
l« share his bright hopes.
is.—Michael Nee was found lying
s r.iot-house at Harrinou River on
tr. He waa discovered by snme In-
.1 iiinn eiaminatiou a bullet-hole
' behind Ids ear. Nee was formerly
rtef Amador, Cal., where his fantiiy
ule. There is no clue to the murder,
i-ron rests on Chinamen who arc
near the spot.
.ble g.
SeJ at the Caledonia Hotel laat .Satin-
iraing, and won by the lucky Ed.
On tbe aame eveuing three pairs of
Midi were raffled for at the Winni-
tte, The following gentlemen—all
i Weatminater—were the successful
: Messrs. 0, MclJonoiigh, W. Car-
I, and Kehoe, each .tinning one pair
Peter Vermett, H chelagn, P. Q ,
"l)r. Tlio.itiu' Koloetric Oil cured me
iraatistn after I trierl many medicines
irp-rse. It isagoa.l medicine." Juat
iit—you can relieve the twinges of
li.m, or the most painful attack ol
pa—y .u can check a cough, and heal
W bniken skin, with -Tiottle ol Dr.
>' blaetrig t)il, costing only 25 cents.
W,od.v»rrl, M. P. P for Nova
" l'leiid  at the Caledonia  Hotel
ksrt.ny.    He waa ticcotnpanietl by Mr.
■uirler .md Mi>. Alexander of Uran-
whom arrived per str.  Senator,
•nor, and  were en route for a plea-
♦ "11 the North Ann. Mr. Wood-
ipreased himself aa behig delighted
s scenery of the Inlet.
Jjnuo School.—Having a leiaure ino-
* week we took occasion to visit the
"ol, but to avoid being suspected of
T»e there solely for the selfish pur-
faying oar respects to the   "little
etna,' wt shall not state how very
>oi well.trained her pupils appeared;
II we say with what high approval
■"' her excellent metboil of treaauring
"i minds under her charge with the
»seeds of knowledge.
We clip the following from the Ore
N-w Youk, Oct.27.—AH. Paul special
•aya: "A well iiifuruietl railKM-I man
front Winnipeg yealerilay eiiid, concerning the Canadian Pacific. "Itwill not
be manv.layKlief'irelhere will lie a radical change in tne iiianugi.|ii,.iit ol the
road. A Bvurliiait'ia nnw encaged in
booming the mock. W lien it lias reMberl
rei|MTtable fi.'urea il will Hell ,.ut, aid
■Uow tlie reins of government lo paa.
mtr, the h.iiiln of * i ne other liignsli-
inen of meiiiiH, who are iinxiniia 10 psUM
na railway iiirignai, e. I lie It.i.iin in
Canadian Pacific etnek wm Marted tome
limengrt, anrl ih now progrcnaitig rutin
ficlnrily. The recant Miiiiitnliri-Cuiiu-
tlian Piirifif deal wss part uf tin programme laid nur."
Nkw Y.ina, Uit. 27 —The report llial
the Canadian Pacific hus negotiated a
loan oi SlS.fWO.OOO in London, nettled
its in.Mir,..incus, w tin, Cenadlaa Gov-
ernriieiit firiilH niuny believers in Wall
street antl keens the stuck steady at 40.
Officer! of the road here cannot he in-
tlnced to itfllrtn or deny the report, bill
il is thought by mil, out men thai such a
Irian hits not already been arcoinpiisliL'.l
lint it will be in a few days. Trnilin.
in Canadian Pacific ut Ibe stock el
Aim w.isqnite heavy lliroii.liuut iln-
'1,1V. I.. Oon Hoffman of London, I'riiif.-
4 While ly, J. Lownabery, and Dnrbald
A Gordon were among the heaviest buyers.
Mr. (leo. Annand has just received tin
following le't-r, which, in view of tire public
interest elicited iu reference to the subject
on which it treats, might he deemed of sufficient in..men! to warrant its publication:—
OlRffll OFTHE flEOROlA SKA tlPLI. Co.,  |
Department of Cousiruction,     J-
Liilc Islanii, li. C, Nov. 4, 1885. J
Mr. Geo. Annan/l:—
Sir—Mr. John R. Tnylor, late manager of
the Pacific H-.tel, Port Moo.ly. and President
of the Board of Directors 6. S. (i. Co., has
made an .is>ignntent tn m.. f..r the benefit of
his creditors, of which the G. S. O. Co. are
the principal, and for which y.iur name ap
peais as surety on his bonds, notes, kc, the
amount of which, so far us ascertained, aggregates the sum of $22,000. You are therefore held responsible in the above -iim. All
HtjU'irs, cignrs in stock, and other grinds and
chattel, belonging to tho said John It. Taylor, and now in your prisa -si n, will be received on the above itidebtetlnest at the invoice price, an.l must he turned overt', our
solicitor, 0,,1. P. B. Hamilton, Immediately,
and the balance of the indebtedness paid to
him iu lawful money of the Domini'in nf
Canada, on or l»efore the 15th inst., or otherwise I am instructed by the Csmpnny to
commence suit fnr the same at the expiration
of said date.    Respectfully,
Thos Paine,
Pres. (J.S.fJ. Co.
—In view of the faut that spurious
* circulating, It ia well to be posted
WnmercUl standing of the principal
J we Dominion of Canada. Bills on
»«ing Hanks are good: Bank of Man-
■« of Toronto, Bank of Commerce,
"Nun Scotia, Merchants' Bank of
I nenk of Quebec, Imperial Bank of
jjwt lulls on the Consolidated Bank
■*•> the Mechanics' Bank of Canada,
'*• federal Bank of Canada, are re-
IX good.
C. P. R. Movements. — Mr. M. J. Haney
and i-evcral of the engineers visitod the other
side of the "gap" Thursday, there being
then but three anil one-half miles of track
still to 'ay. The tracklayer* were working
at night with the aid of electric light*, an.I
rushing ahead with all possible speerl during
daytime. It was expected that the lin.l
connection nf the through line would b.
.nude yesterday (Friday), and that Vice-
President Van Home, Gen. Supt. J. M.
G -an. and the rest of their party, nine altn-
gether, would then proceed to this place by
their own special car from Winnipeg. Om
of the C. P. N. Co.'s steamers has been spe
oirdly chartered to carry Mr. Van Home's
party to Victoria, and is cxpectetl here today to await their arrival.
The New Ham. of thk C.O.O.F., M.U.,
Port Mnoor.—Mr. VV. Eleon has fitted up
in a neat and elegant style a hall over his
store on Clarke street, for tbe use of the
Order. The furniture is all new, and of the
latest patent. The carpets are en route from
England. The walls are handsomely deeor-
ateil with fine engravings and emblems of
the order. The taste and intellect of the
members are littingly suggested by a musical
organ and a wel|.H_ocked library in the hall.
Mr. S. J. Wade. D. 0, M. nf British Columbia, was present on 30th ult., and installed
the officers for tho ensuing year.
People who reside or sojourn in regions of
country where fever ami ague and bilious
remittent fever arc prevalent, should be particularly careful to regulate digestion, the
liver and the bowels before the approach of
the season for tho periodic malady. The
timely use of Northrop k Lyman's Vegetable
Discovery and Dyspeptic Cure is a valuable
safeguard against the tnalariul loonrge. It is
acknowledged to he the best blood purifier
in the market.
I.ATK M-.Ws 11 KM-..
A nsamittn e—jmeii   r Lordi Baaioa
and Castletown, and ..ther promini
tlemen, has b.:eu tonne.I in Loodoo
the people ot  cv.-tv Otm la Irak
have l*i-n boycotted, r.n.l t ,  ,,,i  .,,, .,    ,,.,;,
to all persons or coiputitien,   wUU,
pose hiiycotting.
Tba Government will pi -, _ti \i,   p.,,,..
ri.- Para Hit., eandi Ial   r..,  Parliament for
Wa'erfurd,    for a Mditl   U  i-p. ... i,
made at Cloofflel,
The Iriaii landlords ha' i  taken .
md.-rait..ti  tin- ,l    ■
Icnltural diitrioU uwiug to the  I. » pri _
nt ceicsl- .to.I ntti.r farm n .. lucta. ami a..
remitting M par cent, ol ti verdue renU
of their tenants.
Sirvia still shows no ilgn .,f a nit, di ■ I n
in-, rirdi Jarring ol i . I. lance in ths Balkan
Slates. The s. rvlao Mini tt
says tbat Ile houtly rkpact! t
news that Kirn; Milan |n
Kribicou by inv.nl.n^ Qui
feverUalio ipreadingbeyond -,m.„ bord
irstotbewostwa .|    \i.,„„. , .  .  ,
Doming lntilo, au 1 it prep ring to exert r
popular preteure among the inhahitauts o
rlreecc iii favor of a warol oonauesc.   \l
I.   li'lnii
ret eite   ■ li
M I   tin-
• io f .i'ec.   Tn.
The Pacific Hotel has lately be-n leased
by Messrs. Alex. Tays ami .lames Brett.
Those favoring the house with their patronage may henceforth rest assured of good
treatmeut at their hands. Look out foi
their advertisement next week.
•J- EcoMoiiT.—The number of the
'«• along th, iine 0f t_e c. p,R _ this
"j'tai-, i-reiluced o the minimum
r,!i reijulrenient for tho opera'ion
\J*a- The nrder for such reduction
"J'l-ed at the close of last week, ami
"witood tbat Mr. M.J. Iluuey has
™ J* General Superintendent of this
[J1 «he line, and Mr. McLecd, now
w »t Drynnek, has the appointment
"jjponiible poiition in his stearl.
, J1* aecthii foremen have charge of
beat." The track, considering its
* "said to he in excellent condition,
"J between Port Moody and Savona.
"'"■ugly accidents are more rare than
J"* SrurriKo  Cikccmbtanci. — A
I, end pleasure-l.'.ving  citizen -e-
__   "* *bo** 'or •rov'oa th<! b,y
"ay, and being unapprized of the
'."'": l-eing an anchor attached to the
"re sime, he squared himself on bis
£»l>at upon bis hands, and throwing
^"J Ibe. on the oan, nearly doubling
causing stream! of perspiration to
""mi sedate brow, while the boat
■ecountably alow progress. He waa
',r and a half in croaaiiui the bay,
**hoald have been able to do in less
"If miautee, and to add to hia dii-
J_J*r**d of apeetatori, who   thor
'••eritood the joke, itood upon the
L.8***,0* Mm and fairly splitting
*• with lacghter at hii expense. The
_k* """"""•'•'I hy a friend on the
•hare, bnt the deluded pleasure-
horned In a state of thorough ex-
>nd emphatically declared to us
*•■•" -sac jlaaen-e ja beating on Sua-
Hundred* of letters from those
Ay. i-'h Hair Vigtir attctt itu value as
storer of gray hair to ita natural color. As
a stimulant ami t«>nic, preventing and often
curing li'ilihie-.-', ami cleaiiHing .ind soothing
the scalp, its use cannot be ton strongly
re co in mended.
Thk Divininii Hod used at a. Brewery.
A series of interesting experiments in th.-
avitein described as that of hndiug water by
MM divining rod were made on the premises
of Messrs. Fremlin Brothers, the well-known
brewers of Maidstone, The operator was
John Muilins, a stone mason, of Chippenham, Wilts, who claims, by means of the
"divining rod," tn possess the power of indicating where water may be found. The
genuineness of his claim is attested by several nubleinen, members of Parliament,
county gentlemen, andnthers. Muilins wa*
met at tlie brewery by the members of the
firm and several other gentlemen. Operations, or rather what may be better describ-
ed us p(0S|i-uting i-tfurts, .v-re begun oh
ground :it the back of the brewery premises
lacing the brewery in -Hjarl Street. Described briefly,the motltts operandi WOttt f.llows.
Muilins was provided with a hazel twig, cut
in the shape of a V. Holding the tmj* in
both hands, with the point held downwards,
he walked slowly through the ground. He
had proceeded some distunce when the twit!
turned up, and here he made a mark i>n the
ground. He then went to the end of the
ground, and coining hnck again the twig
turned up again at the same spot, indicating
that water would he there found. As the
result of the experiments, the existence of
two good springs, at a depth nffrom 20 to
25 feet, waa indicated in the sheds, three
others by the side of a grass bank. And two
in the yard of Mr. Jesse Kllis. Several ht
the persons present held, during the stages
of the experiments, one end uf the forked
twig, but despite the efforts to bold it firmly,
tbe point of the V twisted up with great
force. Mullii's appears tn be an honest, unpretentious mau, and his bona fates are attested by men of unimpeachable reputation.
We believe the power he possesses be attributes to the possftttiou of magnetic or electric influence. For testimonies to the success of his indications he refers, amongst
others, to Lord Jersey, Middleton Park, Ot-
fordsbire, Lord Leigh Moneleigh Abbey;aud
Mr. HornBby, of Grantham.
Mr. H. McCaw, Custom House, Toronto,
writes: "My wife was troubled with Dyspepsia and Rheumatism for a long time; she
tried many different medicines, hut did n it
get any relief until she used Northrop _l
Lyman's Vegetable Discovery and Dyspeptic
Micjueac. m my
lejiin einih-.ari. - artaecrvtiy a' woA
in Qr ec, and much of the war ei.thu.-i_i*-.
lately ma, if-stt*.l in tint c untry ii tin
lirectr'bull ut their tnaobinstlous, Kin
U orgs and the Greek Cabinot are sUrmed
at the ubullitioni of Uellanio patriotism.
L'h» King snt his advisers do n.itd - |
provokoareal oonfllot with Turkey, h it tbi \
lave already d nw so mu rh hlusteHpg tin"'
they esaaot consist -ntly turn aauintt the
liery pr.-p.ig.i: dials from M nl it .r.,.    King
eorge is'os »ne extent in hesamequmd r)
lo whioh Kmg Mil n of Servia i.,,.l U .,
self. Th. labjeete of both monarcbi are
lamor ru-ft,r war. Tbfl nouaroha knot,
that w.ir witb Turkey under present circumstances would bo the maddest of rash enterprise*, but they also know that thero ara
ugh demagogues t<« led their people to
slaughter and to upst tbe thrones Th«
only esosps appears to bs ;i union of all the
Balkan States against Turkey.
Such a union could maintain a desultory
war f.»r several mouths, but the traditional
ami lifelong animosities among the States
makes union ditlicult, Turkey in tbe mean
time is alert, and is again pressing the
powers for authority to odvauoa up n Bul
garia. Russia is also intently watching th*
situation. There Is a startling but unconfirmed report tbat two army oorpa of Russian
troops are assembled at Odessa ready to
proceed on transports to Varus, the ciiict
lloumelian part ulths BlaekSea,
Lord Salisbury has Informed tho Porte
tbat England will stud an energetic remon-
srance to .Servia and Greece against their
formidable armaments and advise them to
keep quiet.
A despatoh to the Standard from Pesth
says that the Bulgarian troops now mask
their movements, and that an attack on
the Turkish frontier is really imminent. The
Bulgarian Premier. M. Karaveloll, it is .said,
leapitethe refusal of King Milan to receive
an emissary of Prince Alexander, has left for
the Servian capital to prop-se a joint Bulgarian and Servian attack upon Turkey.
Tbe Government, replying t<i the latest
remonstrance of the p.weis iu regard to
tbe war preparations that are beiofl made by
Greece, says that a B'.;L';inj-l.*miu lim
union would expose the Greek and non-Bulgarian population in  Bulgaria to complete
annihilation, and it U, therefore,   impossible
tor Greece to remain passlvs when   her vital
nterestsare threatened.
The Greeks are wild with enthusiasm.
Thirty thousand men of the recurves have
been enrolled, and thousands are arriving
from all parts of Greece, including Pelopou
Q6SUI and the islands in tho .Kgean Sea.
The peiple are clamoring for war.
Prince Alexander has summoned the
whole of the national militia of Bulgaria und
(Saltern Roumelia for immediate service in
defence of the country.
The arbitrary policy of King Christian In
refusing to dismiss the Estrupp Cabinet, in
compliance with a vote of Parliament] and
levying alleged unconstitutional taxes because Parliament refused to vote the budget,
has led to serious riots and imposing demonstrations in Copenhagen against the King
aud the Kstrupp Ministry. The people seem
determined that their representatives in
Parliament shall have some voice in the
alfairs of tbe Government, and have become
so threatening in their demands tbat tin-
King has ordered the garrison at Copenhagen to be largely reenforeed, These popular
maiufo-i.ation are general throughout Den*
mark. It is feared that a revolution uill
ensue if the King persists in refusing the
concessions asked hy the Parliament. Tlie
trouble between the Government aud the
people is of thirteen years' standing, during
which the lower House, the Volkething, bos
vainly persisted iu its demands for tho re
moval of the unpopular I-.--.trt.pp Cabinet, Its
attempts lo eoorce the Government by refusing to vote supplies were -boldly met; the
King authorized tho levy of taxes by royal
decree, and desoived the lligsdag with a
reprimand. This has since been done repeatedly, but each time a larger radical
majority hns been returned to the lower
House. In tbe popular branch of the Kigsilag
which met this month at Copenhagen there
are scarce half a dozen supporters of the
Government.    The upper HoiiBe has remain*
.1 loyal to the King. Out of the methods of
the Government in tho struggle bus grown
an opposition demand f.-r a change to a
parliamentary system, which is resisted hy
the t'rown by every means in its power.
This is now the issue. During the last year
tho situation  has been growing daily  more
grave, and it has become cle-ir that the
OVerntnent must cither yield or face a
revolution not only iu tho capital, but
throughout the country.
Everywhere the opposition Left is in
great numerical majority. Tbe wealth, the
aristocracy, and the bureaucracy of the
country side with the Government. Many
citizens have of late refused to pay the
provincial taxes levied by the Government,
as illegal, and bave lesisted the authorities
in the attempt to levy them by force. A
general movement by the opposition towards
arming the people was eh-ekid by a decree
denying to citizens th>*ir constitutional right
to bear arms, and the sale of rlflns was forbidden except to persons having license from
the ppdioe, Meanwhile the loyal Right
bought Krupp guns for the Government.
Matters culminated a few weeks ago la
the nirest of Mr. Berg, the opposition leader,
and tho President of the Volkothlng, for
pu*-hmg the Chief of Police at Holatebro, :
town in Jutland, from the platform When
Berg was addressing his constituents. Tin
courts sentenced   him for six   mouths'   iin
and l; noa it re^aufing the Afghan frontier
ijuentioii, w*t uMiue-o. recently. It is much
more inteiciting reading than such lum-
insries umially are, and it gives all tbeiufor
mi*.tion that will ever 1* officially supplied
regarding the crisis of lant soring, which
most people believed would culminate in a
great war. Tbe publication of the blue
Book at thi* time is bound to hive a great
effect up..ii f'.u/li.h politi.«, at.d its result*
are almoi-t TTTJhi to be more favorable fee
I than to tbe Liberal party.
J h Afghan eo*itr-.versy, of which this
\'.lumt i-, a history, b-gan during the late
liberal 4dmisJstrMoa  and k_i brought to
eetoM bj the pre*, nt <'uubervktivt. Government. Ab'Hit one.half of the Britiah des
patches publikhed in lbs OOOh OtO rfpod bf
Lord    Granville,   the   K-teigu   lUorOfSIT   ot
Mr. Gludxtone's Cabinet, and the other half
are signed by Lord BaHatiTJ. the pie-u.nl
Premier and Foreign .H*-cr.-tary. I lie csm
trust bet seen tbe despatches of the t*o
stat. HBOfl is most marked. L-udGrnnville'i*
H are mi iked by weakness and
shiftiness. They (re')uently thorn OVtth
craftiness of a kind which suggests that
tbey were the work of Gladstone'-- mind al
though of Granville's hand but they are over-
mateaed, even in craft, by the replies ol M,
dt'Gieis, the Kussiau Foreign minister. I^ortl
aliabnnfs despatches, ou the other huiel,
ure noticeably tirui aud vigorous Tceir
[K-ruhal has a breezy and refreshing effect
upnii the reader after tbejpaltering platitudes
that prece-le them. It is evident that Ijird
Siili-tliurv, when he reluctantly aasumvd his
gr at office, had a well-settled polinv regard
in, Russia, and that he i-te di y an WturdUy
om -ucij it. His successful management ot
this moment.his controversy is now for th*
tir-it time repealed to the world. It deserves
t'> rink, i 'i I il<.uhtl<"*s will rank. ah.ni.sMe
of the British triumph won by Lord Salisbury aud Btacouafield in the diplomatic
tournament knotvu to history as the Berlin
Kiou the moment that Lord Salisbury
took control of affairs the tone of the des
patches from St. Petersburg became greatly
changed. They bad been alternately sneer
ing ami threat ning; they l>ecaine elusive
and crafty, but always respectful. Some of
the dodges resorted to by Russia arc amus
ng in the light of subsequent events. When
it became evident to the Russian official
mind tint it was useless to try to browbeat
I-rord Salishury, M. de Gian sugested that
th.* question of the ownership of Zulficar
Pass be postponed until other points Mere
settled. This proposal was promptly negatived by I/Jfd Salisbury, M. de Giere then
offered to submit the Zulricar question to a
geographical commission. This was also per
■ ■rnp* only refused, and Hussia yielded. It is
evident from a study of tbe despatches that
war trembled in tbe batance on several occasions. There were also incidental squabbles
about certain Persian matters, which indicate
thut sooner or later there will he a serious
complication between Persia aud Kngland.
The movements of the Servian army on
the Bulgarian frontier are becoming farcical.
Everybody was gulled by the latest reported
advance of the Servians into Bulgsria by
way of Kl.Bsura and Pirot. Even the few
correspondents who have been allowed to
remain at the front shared in the general
bewilderment, and were themselves deceived.
The best centre of information regarding
events on the fiontier is now Vienna, and
news comes from Vienna that all that has
hitherto lieen done isa harmless manu-uvring
for positions. Spies from each camp have
penetrated into the opposing camp, ami
tbere have beeu one or two cavalry recon-
noissanccB, but there is no evidence to show
tbat there has beeu anything like a serious
advance in farce of the Servian army. The
reported skirmishes, wh -n sifted down, have
proved to be not affairs between outposts,
but the troubles of individual sentinels with
hostile scouts or their own stragglers. An
Austrian officer, who is serving on the general staff of the Servian army, said the other
day: "At last the army is getting what it
1ms long needed—a field day." Hub seems
to be the general estimate of the present
manoeuvres that prevails in Vienna. The
belief is now strong that Servia will postpone serious hostilities until after tbe joint
conference, which is to begin its sessions in
Constantinople in a few (lays, although this
delay may endanger the popularity of King
Milan among his own subjects.
The unadmitted antagonism between Austria and Russia grows daily, despite the
soothing blarney of the Emperor1! speech
last week. There is good reason to believe
that Austria has assured Prince Alexander
that she will oppose his deposition, although
that step may !«.• necessary to a restoration
of the ttatut OW ante. If the Austrian re-
pretentative at the joint csnfereuce takes
tb.it attitude he will ftt once antagonize
Russia by thwarting her plans for disciplining the Bulgarian Prince. Austria would
have the support ot Kngland and Italy, witb
France and Germany as the doubtful factors.
Kus-iiii would be very loath to yield, and the
result of such a complication in the conference would be very uncertain.
However definite may be the purposes of
iter and leaser powers involved in the
I.i>uuielian   tangle,   only   very   vague and
BlMgre information is  as   yet   allowed   to
reach the public. Many ut the reports cabled,
pi  inmebty at some expense,are  worse than
worthless, lor they are either irreconcilable
with oue another or essentially  imredable.
Yesterday, for instance, we were   told  by a
telegram from Vienna that   all   the   States
represented in the Conference   concurred   in
te rest of the  powers in   the maintenance of I advising the Saltan tO recoiwnize  lhe union
peace would enable them to adopt effectual' of north and south Bulgaria, hut simultane-
Advieee from Tonqpria to the Fmum de
•■nh* the t-.tiuti m there as very glo-.my.
Binds Um beginning at the seauer S.O0O
Frenchmen have died of cholera, and large
numbers aie still daily eueevmbiug tothe
'Ih- mortality eases*! the troops
bindsfo the progress ri ths campaign. Tlie
re-enforcements that are soot from fanes
Iv sufficient to tid the gups aieds
in the Prsoefa ranks by tho plague.
Tbs Anglo-Turkish Egyptian cubs—lion
i  declared t'i bs eatir iry to the
I hai dis-
il its employs,   oa
lossoi hnsinsM resulting from ths  boyoot*
Three thousand men employed in the il.it.
pia rien at l.l.ri.p.Mt-, Wales, bare been
locked "ut bacsasethej nommittod a bissnh
of tha rules in holding a bums meeting dm
■ ng woi king hours,
a t ,.i., on the railway which ■ sends the
I'.i/i Mountain, ot u QeaMM -. :'. 11 into a
a ravine, Ooe person was killed ami twenty*
iiv.* dreadfully Injun tt •
The Bris*-on Ministry is now naeartala
.bout Its ability to hold a majority of ths
new Chamber of Deputies, ■■- i ie. bui split
in the Kepubl oan ranki i i threatened. The
Republicans were united to carry tones
districts which required ■ seoond oaUotln
the ip- > ci el* ttoc , bnt do v eaeh taction
Insists on the adoption of its own
Tne members of tbe Loyalist t'niou in
Ireland are jubilant over the success of theii
orKOnixation. Tbey ara daily gaining new
adherents, and manvuf the new members
■ powerful and influential men. Ihey say
thoy have itopped boycotting dtogetfaer in
■ wi -I. tricts, and that they will eventually
oik ■ it Ineffective throuu tout Ereland. The
boycotting of tbe Cork Steam Packet Company continue*-, but many cattle dealers
have seeded from the movement in consc-
quenoe of the additional expense of shipping
their cattle to England by tbe Watenora
route. The packet company is losing about
$500 i day by the decreased freight*..
The oontingente of the Indian army from
Madras and < ahutLa are being rapiilly transported to Rangoon, where the expeditionary
force is being assembled for the Invasion of
Burmah,   The Burmese Government i
tively preparing to resist the advance of the
liiitisli troops. Bngineers are busily en
gaged in ereoting earthworks, planting tor
pouoes, building fire rafts, loading iinlk-
witb s'ones and sinking them at oODVenfent
points iu the Irrawaddy Kiver, and placing
chains across tbe rtvei to obstruct iti navigation. Kyoyynng Atwin Woon has been
appointed to the command of the forces on
the frontier, and be has been ordered t" pre
vtnttbe passage of tbe British at all cost,
King Thebaw is disappointed because a ma
jority of the Cabinet officials at the council
held to consider tbe situation, favored
peace policy. Notwithstanding tne active
preparations of the Burmese forces, British
officers expect tbat the campaign iu Buriuah
will be a short one.
Two steamers have left EUngoon for Man
dalay. Tbe latest will arrive there on Nov
10. Tbey will bring away 200 Europeans
residing in Burinab. It is believed that the
Bombay Trading Company's ollicers can
protect tbemselves until Uritish troops arrive.
A dispatch from Rangoon says that, at a
meeting of his Generals in Mandalay, King
Thebaw declared that he would personally
lead bis army against the Knglish. It is
believed iu Rangoon that the Indian < Jo.ti ii
tnent Will deolne tO depose King Thebaw,
whether he aOCedes to the English demands
or not.     Further  advices from   liurmah say
that the Shans hav..-  risen  against  King
Thebaw. They have burned a Dumber of
villages on tbe west bank of the Balwen
River, and hive attacked Thimneo. The
Burmese fled on the approach of the Shane.
'At the special Cabinet council held in
London, the tii*t subject of discussion was
the invitation by Turkey for all the signatory   powers   to   semi   plenipotentiaries   to  a
joint conference to be hi Id at I tooitantinople
at aa early a date as possible tn settle the
Balkan Imbroglio. The note embodying this
invitation was delivered to I.ord Salisbury.
It, is assorted on good authority that tne
council decided to accept the Invitation.
Advices from other European capitals Indicate that Lhe powers generally intend to accede to the Turkish proposal of a joint conference. Snine of the powers object to
oonfining the discussion to the union of
Bulgaria and Roumelia, but want to utilize
(liis opportunity for arranging a motlv* oi-
rami ior all the Balkan States. As far as
the original Roumelian one. tion fa ooni i i ned
It Is certain that the union of the two Bul-
garias will be reversed, cither nominally or
really, Russia continues pitilessly hostile
to Prince Alexander, who is generally regarded with sympathy in England, and the
rumor is revived that the Czar wants the
Bulgarian throne for his brother-in-law,
Prince W'aldcmar of Denmark.
Herr von Radowitz. the German Ambassador, has informed tlie Porte that Prince
Alexander has guaranteed that Bulgaria
shall not disturb the present order of things.
The Prince has ordered his troops to avoid
provoking a conflict In any quarter, but does
not hold himself aiisweiai'h- for   In-,   rieigh-
At the opening of Parliament at .Athens,
the EChlg, in bis speech to the Chambers,
■aid that the rupture of the Berlin tie ity by
Bulgaria  compelled < Iroeeo to prepare to
maintain   her  interests.     He   eulogi/cd   the
patriotism displayed by his lubjects in leaving their peaceful vocations to muster under
tbe flag nf their country.    He hoped the in
prisoument for assault. At this tho rage of
the people knew no bounds. There is reason
to fear a fatal outbreak, unless the Government yields.
In an interview nt Paris the Burmese En-
voy said tlmt ho was instructed to ascertain
whether England would receive a Burmese
emb-issy, and to negotiate for the reinstate
uieut of the English Resident at Mandalay.
The Envoy haa sent « dispatch to Mandalay
advising hiB Government to accede to the
English demands.
It is expected that 10,000 men drawn fr>m
the Madras army will b-s aent to Burmah.
A messenger bearing the ultimatum of the
Indian Government has.left Rangoon for
Mr. James Stephens is preparing a manifesto in the shape of a public letter to Mr.
Michael Davitt. The former Fenian leader
will demand thut the Irish National Democracy of both Ireland and America be united
in one confederation, with a view of enabling
Irishmen to unfurl the flag of revolution in
measures for the restoration of  i solid
ihriutn among the Balkan nations.
The Prefect of Widdin reports that two
companies of Servian troops have occupied
the heights" ut the extreme point of the
Tbe London Standard, commenting on the
Balkan question, says: "Kngland cannot approve, and will not sanction, though she
may not resist, a settlement that disappoints
tbe legitimate and harmless wishes of Bulgaria and Roumelia. Even should Russia
insist upon, and tbe powers acquiesce in, deposing Prince Alexander. It is doubtful
whether they wonld succeed without disturbing peace. Lord Salisbury will labor
hard in favor of Bulgarian hopes."
The Times announces that the Government has consented to enter the Balkan oon*
ference which is expected to meet. The
rimes aphis:   "It i-s probable that the powers
have given their aeanrance that tli" status
quo ante will not be Unlisted upon. It is our
duty to resist the deposition of Prince Alex
A native of Albania made an attempt to
shoot the Montenegrin Minister of War
with a revolver. Tbe attempt was unsuccessful. When arrested the man oooUy
avowed that be was a member of a conspiracy formed against tb«i Frontier Delimitation
Commission. He regretted that bis shot had
failed to take effect. The prisoner was summarily executed.
The Lundsthing, or Upper House of Pai-
liameut, at Copenhagen, hns unanimously
endorsed the policy of M. Estrnpp, President of the Council, and denounced the resent attempt to assassinate him. The Land***-
thing consists of sixty-six members. Twelve
are nominated for life by the Crown from
actual or former representatives of the
kingdom, and tbe rest are chosen by electoral bodies composed partly of the largest
taxpayers in the country districts and deputies of the largest taxpayers in the cities,
and partly of deputies from the totality of
citizens possessing franchisee^ The Lands-
thing has supported the measure*? of tho
Bstrnpp Cabinet, while  the  Folkethim;, or
r. Parnotra effecting tbe res- Lower House of Parliament, composed of
fcoration of au Irish Parliament. Meanwhile ] 102 members, elected by universal suffrage.
Mr. Stephens will support the Parnellites,
; ous desjiatches from Paris and St. Petersburg
convoyed the impression that Austria ami
Russia, not seeing a way to adjust at present tbeir rival interests by a partition of
Ottoman territory, had agreed te advocate
the maintenance of existing treaties and the
restoration ot tbe xtatus uuo.
The incongruity of such rumors is palpable
enough, but there iagross igorance of geographical facta in tbe statement that "the
Bulgarians are intrenched at Pristina in
Eastern Roumelia." Far from being included within Eastern Rouimdi.i, Pristina isa
town of old Servia, still governed aud garrisoned by the Porte, and to reach it a Bulgarian force would have to cross an Otttspnr
of independent Servia. Iuastnuch as the
regular soldiers of King Mihtir.now stationed
iu itiis very quarter, are far more than ;i
match for tbe Bulgarian militia, such an invasion of Uis territory is inconceivable. The
rumor is a specimen of tbe trash telegraphed
concerning the Balkan situation during the
last two weeks.
Thr* Berlin correspondent of tlie L union
Standard has been supposed to have exceptionally trustworthy means of ascertaining
tbe intentions of the German Foreign Office,
and consequently his recent outline ofa policy said to be favored by Prince Bismarck
Will command seme attention. Yet even his
annouiTrement lacks precision and minuteness of detail, although it is in regard to details that Russia, Austria, and Turkey are
most likely to differ. According to the
iStandanl the Porte is advised by the German
Chancellor to acquiesce in the absorption of
Eastern Roumelia by Bulgaria, provided
Prince Alexander will acknowledge the
Sultan s suzerainty. In return for this concession the great powers will refuse to
•sanction the claims of Servia and Greece for
equivalent enlargement, and will suffer Turkey to repel by force the attacks of her small
But what is meant hy Prince Alexander's
recognition oi the Sultan's suzerainty? Is he,
as ruler of Roumelia, to c mfine himself to
the bare protestation of vassalage which he
made as Prince of Bulgaria, and v-hieh car
ne.l no substanti-d obligations whatever? Or
inej bsBSJ l.ibute, and to pcrmrt tbi»oceups-
tion of the passes between the northern and
southern parts of his domain by Turkish
soldiers whenever such a step night seem
expedient to bis liege lord? It n» evident
th_it *ucb stipulation* would disgust Prirfoe
Alexander's subjects on both sides ofthe
Balkan*, while anything abort of thotrf
might f-iil Ut sec.ire th*- Sultan agaiust a tin
lent upri-lug -A thi.- yurtSSsI and pipulacc of
Tb« Turks sie already showing signs of
bitter diACoiiU-ut at tbeir ruler s irresolution,
and it is   BBSieed   that   the   tOttdotOtattWOttt
brought frees ftnat-Ha on none of th.-m al-
loVM to naSs through the capital. There is
uo hu k of c -urag.- in the Turkish rank an I
tile, .md shoaid AMul Hsmcl ie- Msporsod
i sharing the pohtocwary ot Abdul A/i/, be
would straightway share Motets.    Jt should
ii- I I I',  ip. I-   d.  l-e forgotten that the IVrte 14
weak only as compared with ana of the great
powera C amaon as is the Impntttiot of
debility to Terfcey, she is •til, contrast id
with the petty Htatsa banging on lor Hanks,
a Triton amunj tt.e minnows.       If the large
Ch run-to states ahouM (Isolds to permit tier
to enforce the treaty of Berlin, she could do
it without diftVulty. tit her former Vasssls
Riumama alone could face her for any long
tin.*- m the Arid, and Roumania is but litth-
iiiU-iestrt*d in the present troubles. Tbo
(>reek soldierB could not staud a moueni
against Turkish veterans, and we have the
authority of a Russian officer of long experience in the peninsula for believing the
chief difference between Bulgarian and
Servian to be that the former will run bstufO
nnd tbe latter immediately after be sees a
The truth is that, notwithstanding the
time that has elapsid since tbe outbreak at
Pbilioop-ipob**, WS are still in tbe dark as to
the designs really entertained at Berlin,
Vienna, and St. Petersburg, and nomun can
yet predict how the difficulties caused hy
the unexpected iocident will be adjusted.—
N. Y. Sun.
The Scott Act enthusiasts seern bent upon
proving more clearly tban ever that fanaticism is subversive of morality. No duty
can be plainer or more important than that
of voting at elections for the man who is
best 'pialili' d to serve the State. Iu a democratic community, where so much dependa
on the right use of the electoral trust, the
obligation is pre-eminently strong. Yet here
are a set of people, pretending to superior
morality and identifying tbeir movement
with the cause of God, who deliberately
propose and exhort others to abuse their
electoral trust for the purpose of excluding
from the service of the State in all departments legislative, executive and municipal,
down to the School Trusteeships, all who
presume to differ from them as to tbe expediency of a particular mode of dealing with
a particular social question. The point im-'
mediately threatened by these political boy-
cotters is the municipal government of Toronto, from which they are resolved to
cashier everybody who does not repeat their
shibboleth. The interests of the city are
various and the qualifications needed for its
administration are equally so; but one qualification is to be paramount: that of entire
submission to the will of the promoters of
the Scott Act. Our sanitary "ys'em, our
water supply, our public schools, our police,
our finances—everything upon which the
health, comfort and well-lwiug of our citizens depends—may go to the dogs; the ono
thiug needful iB tbat all power and all public
emolument shall be in the hand*! of ther
friends of the Scott Act. Temperance,
however well established, will not do; even
total abstinence will not do; nor will adherence to the plan of the Liberal Temperance
Union, to tbe plan of High Licenses, or to
any policy but the Scott Act. Statesman
after statesman, legislature after legislature,
on both sides of the Atlanti". has tried to
deal with the question aud bas confessedly
failed. Massachusetts has had to repeal her
law, and Iowa is apparently about to do the
same. Prohibitionists differ among themselves; while notoriously some of tbe beat
and ablest of men, Mr. (.Hailstone and Mr.
Bright among tbe number, are opposed on
tbe highest grounds to prohibitive legislation
altogether. But the promoters of the Scott
Act are infallible, and not to agree with
them is mortal sin. We know very well
what will happen. The test will be refused
by conscientious dissidents, who will thus
be excluded from tbe service from which
they are of all men morally the best qualified: itwill l»e taken with enthusiasm by
hypocritical knaves—-[ Hon*.it John and
Smith'1] tipplers, perhaps, in secret—who
use a soejal agitation as a ladder wherewith
to climb Into political office, and some of
whom have not failed here, as well as in tho
United .States, to mingle with the sincere
leaders of the movement; it will be taken
with reluctance by men who arc not kuaves
but whose consciences are weak and who
will ■•■■ demoralised an.l depraved by their
snbmissiiin, There i* hardli a viler act than
constraining a public man by t ireats nf loss
of vote, to act againtt his convictions and
to profess what he does not believe. Citizens, however, wbo care for liberty and
public right now see what they have before
th- ni; that which is now done by the Scott
Act men may be done hereafter by the Anti-
Vace nation men, bj the Anti-Tobacco men,
or by the devotees of any other tyrannical
crotchet, what would be tbe condition ol
legislatures when this practice became gen
eral? If the game of boyooitlng is to be
played on one side it must bt pliyed on
both fides, and we shall have tn mark down
and to nppcafj on all occasions the men who
resort to such jnictioes for the coercion td
their fellow citizens. Ooes the Methodist
Church, whose pulpits have become the organs of lhe Scott Act, sanction political
boycotting? If it docs, let us hope that tbo
other Chnrehcs do not: for when they do,
though they may be teachers of something
higher than morality, teachers of morality
they will no longer be. — The Week.
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Ktie smilingly i-in-les around tbe floor,
Air.I inkt'o the rollers gyrate;
Slie trips, .he fall., .lie smiles uo more,
But ri.es red anil irate.
A n Ei/ijaiji-inent Ueol-en Up.
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.Ilauces loving glaum*, meeting,
Words of tenderness repeating.
Rosea in her cheeks are glow ing,
Joy her heart ia overflowing,
And bis manner ia caressing,
Love his every look confessing.
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Happy, joyous pair of lovers.
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Crashing to the ll mr they tumble,
He the maiden quickly raises
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Horrid, dreadful, aggravating—
Where did he learn roller .skating?
('Inmay fellow!   He, retorting,
Says she's   worse.     Thus   ends   their
The leaves are falling, falling fast
And chilly blows the northern blast,
The fields have lost their bloom,
But white we grieve that beauty fades,
That dreary are the groves and glades,
One ray still lights the gloom;
Ths teasing fly has run his race.
No more with towel or pillow case
We need to rise at night to chase
Mosquitoes round the room.
He failed, and uoone was surprised,
Because lie never advertised.
The modest lover hesitates
His passion to declare;
The bolder lover askn her hand,
And he scoops in the fair.
Then for a time mad agony
The modest lover fills,
Until lie thinks the otlier chap
Will have to pay her bills.
Tlie immense gun constructed at Els-
wick for the Britisli Government hiiH a
total weight of 200 tons, being consider-
nbly in excessof previous undertakings.
Its length is stated at some forty-four
feet, though with an extreme diameter
at the breech of but five feet six inches,
a very elongated chase or barrel taper-
ing down to twenty-eight inches, with
a slight swelling at the muzzle.
The Councillor of State appointed to
try and reduce the King of Bavaria's
expenditures almost immediately resigned,hyreasonof worry and irritation,
nnd who is to succeed him is a very
.11 tli cut t question. Expenses, however,
are being curtailed in the servant!.' hall
mul stnliles, and the separate theatrical
pm fnnnnncesare for the present suspended. Work on the various palaces
is necessarily stopped because there is
no money to pay the workmen.
One ofthe superintendents ofthe porcelain manufactory at Sevres, M.Luulh,
is said to have discovered a new kind of
porcelain, which he represents as far
superior to the famous old Sevres—in
fact, after some ten years of investigation and experiment, he thinks he has
produced a porcelain identical in quality with that of China. Not only does
the new article lend itself to artistic
decoration in variety, but it takes all
kinds of glazes, and surpasses in beauty
the colors of China.
For cold cheek the French woman
Kuphrftsie Morcier, who is under arrest ac-
criHtrl of murdering Mile. Menetrct,a youug
lad) pensianr'r, at her house in Villeneuve
takes the prize. While the officers were
unearthing the evidences of her crime i.i
the grounds, she calmly plucked pears iii
their sight, and, when a witness rang the
door bell without being admitted, she called
pettishly to a detective: "Somebody has
rang twice. Why dont you let her iu? Suppose it was Mile. Menetretl"
Among the Irishmen who have gained an
illustrious name in New Zealand is the
Most Kev. Dr. Croke, first Roman Catholic
Bishop of Auckland, whose removal to the
a re of CaHhel is still deplored, not only by
those iu his former diocese, but by the Roman Catholics all over new Zealand. To
the native race he was a special object of
admiration on account of his splendid
physique and the case with which he cleared
a six-foot fence if it stood in the way. These
qualities with the warlike Maoris went
quite as far as his eloquent efforts to induce
tbem to become members of his spiritual
Here is an extract from a dispatch of
Queen Elizabeth's Deputies in Ireland to
their royal mistress: "Sliould we exert ourselves in reducing this country to civility
and order, it must soon acquire, power, consequence, and riches. The inhabitants will
be thus alienated from England, and will
east themselves into the arms of some foreign power; perhaps erect themselves into
an independent nnd separate State. Let us,
then, rather connive at their disorder, for a
weak and disordered peoplo never can attempt to detach themsolves from the Crown
of England." In the light of subsequent
event, thi. is interesting
Tho Bishop of Ninies, in the south of
France, hua aimed a pastoral letter against
the bull fights and bull races that have of
late become popular north of the Pyrenees,
The reverend prelate goes for the objection-
able games in a very vigorous fashion, but
distinguishes between their relative degrees
of wickedness. The bull fights he denounces as altogether bad, and he flatly forbids
]Oo(l Catholics to attend theol; of the races
ie says that "while they mny not properly
lie classified as downright sinful, yet their
tendency is immoral, and they are opt to
rouse evil passions nnd foster bad habits.'
Catholic uewspnpcr publishers are forbidden
to advertise or report the objectionable
A French advocate, who has made it a
rule never to take up a case which he did
not thoroughly believe, while recently entertaining a distinguished company at dinner
was informed tliat a client urgently requested a few minutes' interview. It turned
out to be a man whose acquittal on a charge
of stealing a watch he had that morning procured. Appearances had been strongly
against the prisoner who.it wns thought,had
been a little assisted by the character of his
counsel. He looked somewhat abashed at
the presence of the guests; but, reassured by
the kindly tone of the host, began: "Monsieur, it ia about that watch." "Yes, my
friend, I can gratulate you ou the triuin-
phantvmdication of your innocence." "Then
the trial is quite over?" "Why, of course."
"And I can't be tried again?" "Certainly
not." "They oan do nothing more to me?"
"How eoold they?" "Then I may wear the
Every manager who has run the new
Grand Opera House at Paris has thereby
incurredhnancial failuro.despite the Government allowance.
A Lancet correspondent thinks that one of
the overlooked causes of the evils of cigarette smoking is that the cigarette smoker
actually uses a great deal more tobacco than
do cigar smokers.
There are between .100,000 and 400,000
cyclists in England, and the ancient city of
Coventry is the chief seat of the cyclemak-
ia_: Industry.
Roche-fort is said to have lost ruinous
sums on the Trouville races.
Cardinal Newman was received Into
the Roman Catholic Church juat forty
years ago, on the 9th of October, 1845.
lie bad been vicar of St. Mary the Virgin at Oxford.
The condition ofthe landowners in
East Lothian, Scotland, is moat niu-ii-
viabie, and the prevailing depression
is making itself Mt all over Scotland.
One nohleinuii with a rent roll of •f'.'iMj,.
i 'ml per milium has received just $20,000,
The depreciation lu land bas resulted
in diminishing the revenue of Guy's
Hospital, the wealthiest endowment in
England, by f.>0,000 a year, and a small
payment is now exuded from thoae
occupants of beds who are in a position
to give it.
Ladies' bustles arc used so extensively
as u means of smuggling that the Bernese customs officers have published a
notice declaring that these appendages
must henceforth be searched though
with the necessary politeness."
Ir, a recent paper, Sir John Lubbock
says thut tints of the same nest, however large it may be, have a means of
recognizing eacn other not easily explained. The recognition iB immediate
and complete, even after an absence of
a year from the nest. Concerning the
longevity of ante, he said he had kept
two queen ants for twelve years.
The expression ofthe eyes of persons
killed by violence is considered an important mutter in criminnl jurisprudence
but its value has been greutly lessened
by reason of its evanescent nature. A
trench scientist has found a means of
restoring the life-like expression. It
consists in applying a few drops of glycerine and water to the cornea.
Cycling is giving tothe present generation nl England u remarkable, knowledge of their own country, which railroads were cunning them to lose, and
has infused fresh life into many once
famous inns on the old post roads. The
most popular cycling ground is the
great liath road, and men frequently
go ISO miles and buck.
Mr. I'arnell's estate in Wicklow,
alrendv rich in valuable stone, nlinost
excliibivelyuned now in Dublin building,
hns developed a new source of wealth
in mushrooms in great profusion and
of extraordinary Bisse. One specimen
sent to Dublin market weighed four
pounds, and meusured more thun a
foot withinyje cup.
The peojjMrjtiuying country Beats in
England toSrlay are precisely of the
cluss who for soiife three centuries have
formed the bulk of purchasers—successful traders. Sir Beaumont Dixie, for
example, is descended from a Lord
Mayor who over three centuries ago
bought Boswortb I'nrk from an Eurl of
Huntingdon, and his descendant now
sells it ton Mr. Scott, whose grandfather kept a shop in Dumfries, and
whose father made money as a manufacturer. Air. Scott was at one time a
brokers clerk 111 New York.
A good joko is going the rounds with
respect to u Scotchman who has been
recently knighted. Kir Richard Cross
who had "the tiruw laddie" ill tow,
c.ircfully enjoined that he was to tuke
the Queen's hand and raise it reverently to bis lips. All this he promised
to do, but at the critical moment he forgot his lesson, und seizing the Queen's
band, gave it a fervid shake, exclaiming: "Many tliatiks,yotir Majesty; many
thanks." Sir Richard nearly tainted
with horror, but the Queen laughed
good-naturedly and thanked him for
his hearty gratitude.
The last formulated idea in crazes iB
an international conking mutch. This
is to lake place in the Aquarium in December next. It means the production
of the favorite dishes of each nation.
The BritOU will present his plum pudding and roast tieef, Tlie Spaniard olla
podrida, the Italian his macaroni a Ia
garlic, The German his brutwurst and
sauerkraut, the Hussion his kapoostu
soup, the Frenchman his fricussee, and
tbe Norwegian will teach how to cook
eggs in that variety of ways which astonishes the traveller in his clime.
S.A.W   .MULL!
AU kinds of Rough and Dressed
Furnished un short notice snd st
mutt ita hou* bit* rate*.
Kept constantly ou hand.
JOHN BURR   -   -   Manager
The Winnipeg: House
Cocoanut cellulose is a new substance,
and if it possesses the qualities claimed
for it, England can go back to her wooden walls with safety and beat up her
self destructive rams for old iron. The
patentees claim that a ship cannot be
Bunk by shotor shell if only she has
taken the precaution of coining into
lhe light with this peculiar tissue its a
greatcoat. When a shut, no matter
what its dimensions strikes theside ofa
frigate the carpenter and his mates
need not jump to cram in the old-time-
plugs, for tho cellulose immediately
closes, aud a drop of water will not
Cailylc's house In Clieynea walk is
still lo let. It bus been untenanted
ever since he left It for the - last time.
The building offers a nn In r curions example nf the uncertain influence of a
famous personality. Jlecuuse Ibe philosopher hud lived there the rent of the
successor was fixed nt ii rutedouble that
nl the n<•ighlmriiig dwi-llings, and the
Bulling price announced at $25,000. A
great ninny people admire . honias
Carlyle; he has even still u school and
asysU'in ; but somehow the enthusiasm
of bis disciples and followers seems to
express itself in^ admiration of his
style or in laiiduliun of lysgnnius. The
votary is still wanted wlro wishes lo pay
double rent for the privilege of living
under the same roof whicli sheltered
him for life.
Our old favorite,Christino Nilsson,haB
been writing in defence of the heavy
payments made to singers in modern
times. The sums thus paid have often
attracted notice and a great deal of envv
on the part of thoBe who forget that, it
is only the first in the profession to
whom money-making comes easy, and
that hard work for little pay is the Int
of almost all the rest. If few get much,
a great many get little enough When
Gnbrielle visited Russia in 1768, and
Catharine II. wished to engage her
services, she asked 5,000 ducats as salary. "Far too much,'' said tlie Empress
amazed. "Why, that is more than 1
pay mv Field Marshals." "Then let
your Field Marshals sing for you," replied Gabrielle. Five hundred dollars
a night was paid about 1785 to Agujari
for singing two songs during herengage-
ment at the Pantheon concerts in London: it wiib an immense figure in those
days. When Cntalini first came to London in 1800 she bargained for $10,000
for singing at the King's Theatre in the
Havmarketfor the season, which lasted
from Sept. 26, 1806, to Aug. 1, 1807, together with $500 to pay her travelling
expenses, and one clear benefit. But
ahe ended in receiving 'nueh more than
that. The total amount got by her
from the theatre in 1807, including
benefits, was $25,000, and her total
profits with concerts was about $86,000
Alboni hud $10,000 and Sontag $30,000
for a season ut the opera in London.
Here Patti had S5,00Ofor each night!
Selling Out.
THK UNDKHSIONKI), having hoto put
in possession <>/ the Stock of Goods of
the "London House," will sell the whole
stock in trade at reduced rates.
Mortgagee's Agent.
Merchant Tailor and Draper
Clarke St., Pokt Moodt.
inform his uld patrons and the public
at large that he has just opened a first-class
Tailor Shop at the Terminus of theC. P. R.,
where may be found one of the largest assort -
ments of
4c, ke.,
On the Mainland, and where orders will re
ceive prompt attention.
Complete satisfaction guaranteed.
Patronize   home  manufacture by giving
ine a trial.
Wm. EL80N, Pn.p.
New Wash House.
si_tsrc3 scosra-
**      that he is prepared to do  Wirshiiiy
and Ironing en short notice,  and  iu fiist
class order.    Calls Solicited.
Laundry opposite C. P. R.,  near Queen
Street. ju31
Spring is only half owner of the Clarke
scow at Port Moody, as I own the other half:
anrl Baid T. li. Spring has no authority to
soil said scow.
Mi'Kkn/ik Brant. N. \V.
possession of the TELEGRAPH
Office, pending the republication of lhat
Journal, is now prepared to fill all orders
- -such as—
Prices according to style of work required
AH work executed at short notice and in
first class style.
a-TCall and nek SAMPLmorWouK.
t4 —OR—
One   Summer"
t facts concerning an inland village of
this Province ard ita unique inhabitants.
The work has all tin, fnicinatioti of fiction.
Don't rest till you lead it.
For Sale or Exchange.
Wagon, in good order.    Also, a yoke
of large, well-broken  Oxen, with Yoke and
Chains.    Will be sold a bargain, for CASH,
or will he exchanged for good Milch Cows.
Apply to T. J. POGUE,
Port Moody:
PO   T   MOODY,   B   O.
THE UNDERSIGNED, successor to the
late W. O. White, is now thoroughly
established at the Terminus, and, having devoted his life to his trade, is prepared trr
supply the public with the best work
line to be had in the province.
Next door to Coon's,
FI-LIES-H. -B.EvL_____A.I_)
Pies, Cakes, kc, kept constantly ou hand
at tbe lowest Cash Pricks.
(Fobhwily called the The Delmonioo Hotel)
Cor. Clarke and Kyle Sts.f   -   Port Moody, B. C.
height, is hard finished throuf-lumt; bas a bar well stocked at all
times with a good stk-ction of the choicest
The Gi'ntl. hh'h'h Silting Room is a model of neutness and comfort,
where will be found, fnr the uso of guests, the Canadian, American
and local now wimners. The Ladies Purlor is elegantly furnished. The
Dining Boon is huge and handsome, and the tables will always be
supplied with the
The House has tho capacity for the accommodation of 50 guests,
having over 20 rooms furnished with
First-Class Spring Beds and Bedding,
nnd has a commanding view of the beautiful harbor. The House will
be conducted on first-class principles at Moderate Rates.
Open  for Cuests on and after 10th May.
Patrons may rely on receiving every possible attention from the
proprietor and his attendants.
thut ho is '-.n:.:i-m- ly receiving from Europe shipments uf choice
Wines,    Spirits,    Liqueurs,
EI^a-X-IS-E-E _A._L_B
London and Dublin
Pioneer  rVarket of Port Moody.
_b ,_LS__Ei7
Vegetables, Fruit, Butter, Eggs, Poultry, &c.
U'lientl nlilpuliif; nnd r-in.nil---.lon Men limits      Orders from lite
interior I'lomptl; Attended to.
arRKMBMBEK THE STAND-Two Doors West of the Caledonia Hotel.
.-_-iIC_C_C_A.__-13_.   STREET,
B. O.
TIO PEItJ-ONS WISHING TO BUILD,   the   Company   are   now  prepared to offer
.    .pedal inducements in Lumber anil Material of all kinds, including,
Doors, Sash, Mouldings and Finish
The Company wish to draw special attention to their stock of
- TWl Department is conducted on the most improved   principles.     All the latest
designs arc produced iu the choicest material.
wi.i.Pfh!0«!..a,:0Ut to 1F"rnl?h  Hotels ■•** strongly   recommended to
vimt the Mill, in special prices are aco ptod for Inrt-e purohases.
B.   KELLY,      "V"   ~-~~ =-
in ftniionm-tng thnt tho House is now completed with every convenience for the traveling public. THE TABLES are well supplied
with every article iu seusou, und THE BAB is provided with a well-
selected Stock of
THE BEDS are well aired, and the Stabling is extensive and
the best of Feed always ready for Horses.
It may be well to "remind vinitorw that this Hotel is within a few
minutes walk of the l.iiil-vay Wharf and Station, and just at the terminus of the new road.
Guests may depend on receiving every attention and a hearty
welcome from the undersigned, whose long experience is a guarantee
of everything being comfortable and satisfactory.
J. T. SCOTT, Manager.
Dissolution of Partnership,
lor k McLuod. proprietors of the hotel
known as the "Pacific House," is this day
dissolved liy mutual consent, and by the re
tirement of Angus McLeod. All debtors
owing the late firm will please make immediate payment to John R. Taylor, who is
also solely liable for nil legil demands against
the late firm to date.
john r. Taylor,
Port Moody, Sept. 16, 1885.
Contractor &   Builder
ESTIMATES by Mail, or otherwise, furnished on tbe shortest notice.
Fred.  ~Eickhoff
Dry   Goods
BOOTS & ;3HOi S,
Of First-Class Qualify,
Moderate   Rates-
Comer of Front   and Begbie Street.,
.„•■■.   - -;-. .;■-• ,'Mi
This Great Household
cine ranks amongf
ing ntcesisaries oil
These famous Pills purify t|
and act most powerfully, i_. j
on ibe
snd   BOWELS,  giving tout,
vigol to   tl.e-e  firem   .MaIN  >.
I.HK.    Tlur "ie constant!; ,
* never failing r,-medy in air c
lairia'iinmn. troni   svLateT.r
'.'o„,e impaired or weakened.  \\
.lei full j . Hi. an-n in ■• in all   ulme
io Kemsli'H ol nil ages; and ,t
FAMILY .MHHlC'IMa. „,.  ,.,,«,
Its searching and
Properties tre
throughout the wi
h',r tlie cure ul BAD I.EGtjl
Old tads, Sores ml
Ii is an infallible remedy. Il rirra
beet on the heck and ol eal, us mill
C'nuglre, and even AS1I1.IA. („
-iwe.lin'gs, Abiie_i.es, I'll.. Pfyl
And even, kind of SKIN IrifiE-.l
rrovor been knowu to fail,
r In-   I'll lu,mil Him uu ul    ar.    !fu|
n.iljr ut
Aud nre  v. ,1  by  all  ». nrlor, oil
rliroi.glioni rlr,. civilized wo l.l,«ilb|
for nue In rr most. very miguRfrf
Tb.-   Trud- Marks of Hieie M»ti
r»([iBtr,e,l    ill    llliuwii.       Ileuc,
ihri'ugliorrr ibe Bri'ish Pnii-wion-l
ke. p the American Counter rii. (r|
be prosecuted.
•repurchasers ahould .,iok n, l|
•x. rhe I'.nu und Boxes.    Ji rl,.i,,i.ii,
''33, 'i.luril -treit, (.olidou, limj I
Barkihtkrat-I._aw,   NoTARt,
Agent    and    Convkyaxi
j\aZvL*fxa.-y Str«»t,    -   -   3
every section of I'ort .Moodjvl
Suburbuii ljutt,  by tlie  Aor
adjacent to the Fort Moody -.iiivp*
Lands  for sale nn the North lidf
having   water   frontage   en.  Port|
H.u-iii-r,   finely   situated   ami
Also, Farm Lands of nue* ri'-rqin
on favorable terms, in New Wo*
Carefully prepared Maps sr
hibited, and the fullest innnni,ifcn-l|
ed, at Mr. Hamilton's otno.e
To Brtokmakrrs,W|
Manufacturers and i
most beautiful spots in the 1
there arc ineihaustible lurrls of <
adapted   for   the   manufactnr'
There is plenty of Miller povrw "'■l
mill, and any quantity of furrl tu J
bricks.    Kor a Woolen Mill H" 1
well   arlapted;   tho    streams    (r,|
throughout the year, and  thenr il
pnwer to drive machinery.    Tire I
excellent and landlocked, so 'In
has any effect on shipping lying Ml
For particulars apply at
m22 ™     THIS (1
Annand, Geo. - • Propr. PaJ
Armsthono k Bonn, • Liiiniier II
Brett, Jakes,
Coon, C. E., - Druggist smlj
Clarke, .T. A., - - - ■
Falks k Co., D4
Grant, D. B.,
Hamilton, P. fl.,
Heslop, M.,
Inslet, Wm.,
Kilby, E.,
Kelly, B. B.,
La nu is, H. E.,
Mennie, A.,
Murchie, —,
Nelson, F. F.,
Tiffin. J. B.,
VaoVoIkenburgh Bros.
Trommer, Lotus
Wise, Joe..
Barrister 4 1
.   Propr. M
Propr. Cnledonj
Groceries 4]
Shingle MS
.  m
1"   all persons aro forbirbl'ii '"J
from any person or persons any ^
interest in that certain scow now*
occupied by the undersigned ana '
lying in the waters of Port Hw'
T. B. I
Port Moody, B. C, April 17th,
into partnership lo the bnsgj
ou it the Pacific Hotel, Clarke ST
Moody.   The firm name in ro*
Taylor k McLeod.
Junet'oth, I$6o.


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