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Array THE-
00 iiu tertto.
rUBLIsULl.
^ERY SATURDAY.
ii'Soc-l-ttion by rose,
DOLLARS PER ANNUM
ISTUUABLY is  advance.
VOL. 3.
POBT MOODY, B. C,   8ATUBDAY,   AUGUST   28,   1886.
NO. 40.
Igigununieatioui addressed to
_=*. B. I_OGb-_-_JJT.
Port Moody
, fit'ABDUN Office, New Wettrain-
1 receive prompt attention.
a.. oi_i-A-_rk:_e
'  PORT    MOODY.
REAL JE8T ATE
prriuf-oiaARU stki
STORY OF LADY GRANGE
BOUGLAS & DEGHTON.
a Harness-makers
At tide in their
'Always ia Stock.
Linr
•HE
TRADE
int St
YALK'B. C
port Moody
JINGLE   MILL
L*I fORUETTOOO TOTHE POR1
Hourly Shingle Mill, where thi
gins can be bad at the lowest prices,
ell or retail.
I^qeply kept constantly on hand.
^^1 least B. TIFFIN.
UTISH COLUMBIA
.AUKET
MURRAY  STREET,
fOR/T   MOODIY.
Molkflntogli Bros.
Kccpoonstantly on hand a
first-class stock of
EATS
—ANL.
SGSTABLES!
_ , SHIPS AN-D  PRIVATE FAM
J.IES SUPPLIED ON SHOUT
NOTICE.
Jew Barbku Shop
-OWN,  THE   IM.BF.K, IS THE
'Pioneer Barber on-thu Mainland,
tlo Inform 'lie public   ili.it  he
IWt.lriisheil liis iliop Nkxt Doon to
Post Office.     Satisfaction iriurnn-
.H'6
BY PROFESSOR JAMES XACKUTOSH.
R-iih.ran uii|i',eisant |K)sture of
■tin tin. for Lord Gauge. Ho
ut h.iie ihat things might
in. ri I Her la ly-nip might calm down.
Sheh»<l gone iu lire eu ntry, and a
sigrluf ihe 1.,-KU'ies of >ature—tie
birds, ihe ii'c-, and the flowers, to mi,
nottiing of lhe bunilre.t a year, might
work VOoders uii that troubled brain.
I: wis a vain eapectaiion. Ladv
Or ngo soon li ctiiie tired of lhe coon-
<>y. It ••• dull md stupid. Ihere
wu  lot.Oily t»   speslt   io  who uiiuer-
-t i her einlt d no ion<.   Carele-a of
'Off* ting her hurulieil si year, baek the
is me to t.iwtl and like a fuiy 1-t loose.
c.xiiliitirr'.i l.eiself in tlie*niiqu>- court
at Niildrj/, Wind. There she w»«,
ll u islniig about wnh her arms haraii-
■ ■ ..»ir.,..-,, ami f„o men,
.«; and deelMteg boss
-ho * uu !d show up sud finish herbos-
Lmii.I ti his lasnng disgrace and ruin.
We cini fine, iho Innrorof lord Ora ge
in looking uui of the window upon tbe
nisroai in the little court, and seeing
his »ife declaiming i„ ihe party-colored
multitude. 'Tne Guard," an old-
tu-hioned militny police in the army
uniform of George 1. wa«, ol course,
'rent fir, on wliicu she vanished but w,s
n. vi lung in again coming upon the
MM*'. Shostamis'd, *hc raved, shouted
ttli- ■ intliws, followed his 1 rdship
n tim street, anil behaved altogether
like a rn .Iliac.     What was tn be done)
Ltml (Jrrngc cuul ■ have stood the
■tamptag and raving, and hotneagooil
deal Isesi les, but the demoniac threat
ro rep ii him lu Walpole was in hi*
point of view more than flesh and blood
cnul I ..ur. it >• a. r In.I.si feather that
breaks Ihe horse's I, tk. Now for
piniiipi messures No one can justify
wh.a he lie di>l. It was illegil, and. for
one in lhe position of a ju go, it was
.Ungraceful. Ins-pad of seeking the
protection of the law, he arbitrarily resolved to get his wife carried off by
lorce, and fuitivrly sent intoexile. He
llel it "sequeHtratingher," lhe proper
l-rni was robbing 'nor of l,er liberty, ami
■ Ins outrage be was able to effect by
concentming measures with a number
.,f Highland chiefs, including the notorious Lord I.ov.t.who above all hai
reason to apprehend certain political disclour, >. The whole aff,ir
•jues us a .startling insight into the
ini.litiirn of s cieu in the first half of
ill eighteen!h ceniuri. All prepara-
rior.s .,. re made f,,r ihe abduction.
On ib- fviin. of the 2_Jil of   January    llil,   a part**    of   Hignlanders,
we,ring rhe livery of Lor I L vat, ma-'e
ilieir way into the   lodgings   of   Lady
Gjangc.    horciblyseizing her,throwing
her do* n ind gigging   her,   and   then
hving a uluih over i er head, they canied
net off ns if she bad been a  corpse.    Al
the bo toni of the stair wis a chair con
lamni. a man who   look   lhe   Implcs
|...|i- upon   his   kne-s,   ant   held her
last in hi-, arm .till thev   had got    to   a
place in     he   diiiskirts   of lhe   town,
here ihev look her from lhe o, ir,   re
1 ih" cloth from her head,   ami
. her upon   a    hoise    behind   a
Bridge, and thence onward to the
Highlands; but ab. to longer knew the
trey they were going. Before daylight they stopped at a ho ne, where
she was lodged during the day, and at
night lhe inarcl. was. resumed. Thus
ihev journeyed for several dsysinto the
Hi.hUiida, never allowing the unfortunate lady to speak, and taking the
most rigid care io prevent any one from
bee ming aware of her tiiuau D.
During this ' iiue she never had off her
clothes One day she slept in a bam,
another in an open enclosure. I.e.ard
lo delicacy in such s case was itnpus
sib e. Aftei a fortnight apeut al t
hi'U-e on Lord Lovat's ground
(probably in Stratherrick Invent stable*), the journey wi.n-nt-wnd in ib*
tame style ai before; only Mr. Forsler
had retired from thn parly, and the lady
founl herself entirely in the bands of
Fraaer.
jfMLiow crossed a loch  intoOle g.r-
Isnri, where   they   lodged  »e?vr*I
guehe wasliughedaibv Walpole, and' DISCOVERY OF THE GAVE OF
srurply finished nimself as a   puliticim. THE-8EVEN SLEEPERS.
The world h-d wondered at ihe events 	
of lii.d.in-stic life, and several persons j
denouncer! ihe s ngul.r means he had ,
adopted for obialniug domestic pn.i
Bji, in the main he nooI at well
with society is he hsd ever done. At
length, in the winter of 1740, a com-
.iiiiuicaiir.ti fiom Lady Grange for tbe
liisi trme reschel her friends. H»r
letter, writien from Si. Kilda, and
dated January 20,1738, had taken two
years to reach Edinburgh, It was addressed to the sulicitor-general, gives
a narrative of her sufferings, and concludes     with     the   piteous     appeal,
"When this comes to ynu, if you bear I
am alive, do me ustice, and relieve me.
I beg you make all baste;   bat   if  you
hear I am dead,   do what   you   think
right   before   God.''    She  subacribes
herself Rachel Erskine.
The letter still exists.   JtmmmtOtt
ry,
ntractor &   Builder
IE. KILBY,
RAY STREET.    -   PORT MOODY.
JTIMATES by Mall, or otherwise, turn,
f Wied on the ehorteitnoticc.
;Citt.Bkkwkuy.
leillOV'-
niuUute
,h"Ol
pr. 3. ul
__.11.1-*
RIBSTBRKR,
IaVIsu PURCHASED THE ABOVE
1 •tahlishment, i« now supplying many
tern  in  the  city    with   a   firstclass
ttjal
.ager Beer,
(furnlihei in Kegi snd Bottles at
1 arieaa.
Beer  will  bo left at  the  houses of
• free of charge.
. left with COON, THE DRUGGIST
t-euded to at the tame rates.
man,to wiom she was tied; after whicli
lie 1.11 :y rob'off "ad by ihe light   of
.h-nm 11,"'o quote   the   language   of
I    Ij. 1 .-.il-,    whose    incident,   the
ry riS'-mbles in character,
If ao e in bHove her   own   account,
f. >dy   Grmign   experienced     no   very
treatment.    The lea'er  of   the
Mr.   Fo ster  of     Corsebonny,
1  ..iil'Ii a cuntlein vt, by station,   mould
not ri'luw h-r 10 stop for the relief of ,.-
01 amp in bet side, anl       '       "
lit ordering   .,    servant
bandages over her mouth
of nearly twenty milts, ihey stopped at
it Miiiia.on-ide    the   house   of    Mr.
.lolin Macleo'l, advocate,   where   servants appeared waiting to rcoeive   tne
la Iv; and thus  it    is   shown   ll, .1   the
f the li ruse had bern   cng.ged
her   abduction.    She
comfortable
on'v   answered
to   renew  the
Afler a ride
was
.ed-
tnd
ou*
WOODS & TURNER,
SND KOUVWOBS
Real Estate Agents,
(.TeyaucBTS & Ac ourtants.
)RT «OODY LOTS
FOR   SA1.1'.
MONEY    TO    LOAN.
DMR1A ST.. NEW WESTMINSTER.
.low 1
lady   was
beiefor thirteen
olution of PartnersMp.
: PARTNERSHIP rlRM OF TAV-
* 4 McLeod. nroprietora n{ the h.-tot
las tba "PacifK  ; this day
1 by mntnal consent, a-.d by*1'*;"
« of   Angus '"■•
I'he lata 6mi will please make imme
yment to John II.  TsyUrr. who tt
»'% liable for all leg»l demands agamn
"efirintn date. -»-a-.
■       JOHN 15
AWGUS MCLEOD. «
•aUtoy.Sapt. 18, U»-
rr. Iter
to aid   in
taken up stairs to a
room;   but a man being  posted in    the
room as a guard, she could   not   go   to
bel   or   take   any   lepose.    In    thia
manner she spent the ensuing day,
when it was nighl. she *was   taken
rrl remounted in the same   fashion as
before; and the party then rode   along
thiitugb the I orwood, and   so   to   the
place oallttd Wester Polmaise, belonging
to a gentleman ol the name of Stewart,
whose 1 to ward or fact r waa oneof the
.-avari-ade.    Here was   an   old   tow-r,
1. ivirg one little room On   each   floor,
[ails usually the esse in such building.;
iv 1! into one of these r0oms,|lhe   win-
of whieh was   boarded   ovei,   the
conducted.    She   eontnued
Jt   fouiteen   weeks,
supplied with  a sufficiency ol the com-
fnils of life, but never  allowed   to  go
imo ihe open   air;   till   at   length ber
health gave vvny.andthe factor
to fear being   concerned in her
By his intercession with   Mr.
she wis then permitted to _o   into   lhe
court, under a guard; but such was
ligor of her keepers that she   was
permitted loualk in tteg*rd"n.
Thus lime piss d drearily on unril
ih- month of Augu-t, during sll which
iu.eihe pri-o errhal no communica-
liunwith the external world. At length
bv arrangement made between Lor-
tor at and Mr. Foi-ter. at the house o!
the Utter, n,ar S'iiling. Lady Grange
wasoie nisibi forcibly brought out, md
ifotiueilv, and carried
uf   I orsemen.    Sin
i«v~»-.-_-  1 nf Loval'a (leople   in
.. found Forjter one* more
and.    They passed by Stirling
began
death,
For.-ter,
th
not
iffhta in cowhouses, or in tbe open sir,
making progress all thn time 10 the
• estward, where the country becomes
extremely wild. Al Lochouin, an arm
of the aea on tha west coasi, the un
fortunate lady was transferred to a small
vessel which was in waiting for her.
Bitterly did she weep, and pitifully implore coinpaision; but trie Highlanders
undersuol not her language; ami
though they had done ao, a departure
from the orders which had been given
tbem was not to be expected from men
of iheir character. In tbe vessel she
found thai she was in the custody of
Alesand. r Macdonald, a tenant of one
ofthe Western Islands named Heski',
belonging to Sir Alexander Maclonald
of Sleat.
I he unfortunate ladv remained in
Micdunalds'i charge at lleskir nearly
two years—luring the first yer without once seeing bread, ami no supply of
clothing; obliged, in fact, to live in the
same miserable way as (Jie rest of the
famili; afterwards some little indulgence was shown to her. Tnis island
*as of lesolate aspect, and had no inhabitant beside' Macdonald and his
wife. The wretchedness of such a situ,
ation for a lady wbo had been all her
life accustomed to ine r fined society
of a capital, may eaaily be imsgined.
In   June   lfS4,   si sloop came to
Heskii to  lake awny the  lady; it  was
commanded by a Macho I, an Iin it she
was conveyed  to the remotest  spot of
ground  connected    with   the   British
IsUnds—namely, the isle of St»I_ilii»,
the property of the  chief of Macleod,
a<d remarkable   for   the   simple char
acier ofthe poor peasintry who occupy
il.    There cannot, of 0 ur-e, be a doubt
that those who  had an  interest   in tbe
seclusion of  Lady Grange,   regarding
thisas a more drgible placetban   11.-s
kir, in as far us it was more out of the
way, and promised bnter for her   complete anil  permanent cimfineiiio. t.    In
some n specs it was   an   advantageou-
change for the I dy; the   place   was not
uninhabited, sslle.kir very nearly was:
ami her dotnesric nccoiumodstion   whs
bcti. r.    In St Hilda ihe waspluc-d   in
a h use or toltage of two small   apartments, tilerably well furnished,   with a
girl to wait upon her, and provided with
a sufficiency of good fool and  clothing.
Gf educated peisons ihe island contained
not one, except   for   a   short   time  a
clergyman, named Roderick Macleniun.
There was baldly even a person capable
of speaking or understanding the   Eng
lish language within reach.    Nn books,
110 intelligence from lhe world in - hi.h
she had once lived.    Only once a year
lid a steward come 10 collect the   rent
p.id in kind by the poor people; and by
linn was the   lady   regularly furnished
* ith a store of such articles, foreign to
ihe place, aa she needed—usually a stone
of sugsr.u pound of tea,   six   pecks  of
wheat and au oiker of  spirits.   Thus
she had no lack f the common   necessaries of life; ihe only   wanted   society
and freedom.    In Ibis way   she   spent
seven dreary years in St.   Kilda     We
learn that she   wai   kind    to    the   inhabitants, giving them from   her /own
stores, and sometimes had the women to
come and dance  before her,   but   ber
temper and habits w. re not such   as to
gain   their esteem.    Often ihe drank
too much, and whenever any one near
her committed the slightest mist.ke, she
wou'd fl v into a furious  passion, and
even resort to violence.    Onoeahe   was
detected    ll   an   attempt, duiing the
i.igh', i" ..1.n.n . pistol from above the
sic ...ud'. ocj, in the room next t>   her
own; on lis awaking and seeing her,  she
ran off to her own bed. One ii di-posed,
of course, to make   ill   possible allowances for a person in her wretched circumstances;   yet   there   can   be little
doubt, from the   evidence   before   us,
lhat It   was   a   natural   and   habitual
violence of temper »hich displayed   it
self dining her residence in St. Kihla.
Meanwhile it was known
burgh   that  Lady   Grange
forcibly cartied away and placed in
elusion by orders of her   husband;  bul
-   uiyatery to   all
concemed    to
by  political
up   his
went
though a itii defee.ive' q.'ih,»«j J|__^g^
STBAXOE    STOHY     l-'HOM    THE      AFUUAN
ruONTlEU.
A correspondent with the Anglo-
Russian Commission on the frontier of
Afghanistan sends the following variant
upon the Etory of the Seven Sleepers of
Ephesus. It seems that the cave of
th" Seviii Sleepers, which ill the
Koran is located, at Ephesus, is in
reality in the Hirak valley, on the
Afghan frontier, some four miles to the
south west of the Anglo Russian camp
at Ohahar Samba. The version of the
Koran (says the correspondent) is that
seven men, firm in their faith iu their
own God, separated from the rest of
their tribe, who had taken to other
gods, and, taking refuge in a cave,
were caused to sleep there, with their
dog, for   309  yean.    Tbe   Eshans of
grapby, and haa lately been  exhibited
as a curiosity at a meet inn of tbe   Society of Antiquaries of   Scotland.    In
it sh" aays that, if she had  paper,   she
would write to one of her friends, Lird
Dun; from whicli it   would appear that
sbe had had a difficulty in procuring so
much as a single sheet of letter   paper.
This  interesting   communication   was
brought by tbe  minister   MacLennan
and his wife, who had left St. Kilda in
discontent,     after     quarrelling   with
Macleod's steward.    The idea of a lady
by birth and education being immured
for a series of years   in   an outlandish
place where only   the   most   illiterate
people resided, and this   by   tbe   com
mand of a husband   who   could   only
complain    of   her   irritable    temper,
struck forcibly upon the mind of Lady
Grange's legal   agent,   Mr.   Hope   of
R mkc.illor, who had all   along   felt   a
keen interest in her fate.    Of Mr. Hope
it may be remarked that he was also   a
zealous Jacobite; yet, though   all   the
persons engaged in the lady's   abduction were of that party, he   hesitated
not to take active   measures   on   the
contrary side.  He. immediately applied
for a warrant to search for and liberate
Lady Grange. This application was opposed by the frientof Mr. Erskine, and
eventually it was defeated; yet he was
not on   that  account   deterred    from
hiring a ves-ol, and   sending   it   with
armed men to secure the   freedom   of
the lady.—a step which, as it   was   illegal and dangerous, obviously implied
110 Hinall risk   on   his   own   part,    it
came to nothing.
The poor lady, however, was not
deslined toenil her days in the remote
island of St. Kilda. The attempt to
rescue her, though abortive, possibly
stimulated Erskine and his politicial
confederates to hide her in some new
and secret place of confinement. She
wns removed to the mainland, in Ross-
shire, and there, after undergoing a
few moro years of rigorous seclusion,
she died in May, 1745. She had been
illegally detained for upwards of twelve
vears—s circumstance, reflecting grent
discredit on the public authorities who
had been made aware of her case.
Erskine her miserably intriguing husband, spoke lightly of her decease, and,
viewed it as being in the character of a
relief. His latter days were in strange
contrast with his former position as 1
judge. He lived iu not a very reputable way in a mean lodging in the
Haymarket, Westminister. Thero he
died in 1754, and was not regretted.
Such, iu brief, without the varnish of
fiction, is the story of Lady
Grange, the daughter of Ohiesley,
whose mental peculiarities she had to
a certain extent inherited. At the
time she lived there were no other
ostensible means of restraint for persons in her unhappy condition than the
common prison, or Bedlam with its
straw and its chains. How much
reason have wu to congratulate ourselves on the improved humanity that
provides asylums with gentle tiea.raent
for the safety, and it may be, the re-
c-prery of those on whom has been laid
the  heavy   affliction   -* *"'   **'"
order I
of mental   dis-
m  Ed in-
had   b en
mounted ajain
,,(!' aurilst a Kuanl
her whereabout s was a
besides a few who were
keep it secret. Moved
■robition. Mr. Erskine gave
seat on the bench in 1734, and
mo parliament as member from Clackmannanshire. He ha 1 hop"i of dis-
ringoi-hing himself in oppposiiion to
3.r Robert Walpole bul lie ruined all at
hia first appearance, by a disi.lav of
oratory against the proposal to abolish
the statutes against witchcraft, Affecting
1 pious horror of necromancy, he maiu-
ailied that w itches ougtu 11. t 10 be s f-
fererl to live, lor such wtsti.c injunctiun
of Scripture.     For tbis.ana.icsl baran-
Accidint with A Shxll.—A serious accident hat juat occurred In the artillery
barracks at Poitiers. Five soldiers of the
20th Regiment of .artillery took up a shell
which was lying on the drill-ground, carried
it to their barrack-room, and endeavored to
untcrew it to examine ita interior mechanism. Hardly had they begun to handle it
when it exploded. One of the men was
wounded iu the itomach, the knee, and the
right hand, which had to be amputated;
another waa wounded in the eye and one of
hia legs; while a third escaped with severe
contusions in the arms. The ceiling of the
barrack-room was pierced by a portion of
the shell, which nearly killed a soldier who
wat in a room overhead. Other men who
were looking on aa their comrades were
trying to open the projectile had narrow
escapet.—Public Opinion.
Cnuncu and Statu is Italy.—A letter
from Rome to the New York Tribune sayi:
— "Thote interested in the reconciliation of
Church and State in Italy will read with
pleasure an account of an occurrence which
took place a few days ago here. The Rector
of St. Magdalen'a Church, bearing the
viaticum to a dying man, was passing dow n
■one of the most crowded streets of Rome
when, on approaching the Senate, lie mat a
regiment nf infantry marching out to exercise. As loon as the colonel perceived the
priett he halted his troops and cominaudiid
them tr, present arms to the Holy Sacrament.
At the aame moment the full guard on duty
at the Senate turned out without arms ami
bent their knees. Surprised and touched,
the venerable priest stood still for a moment
and then, raising hia hands aloft, pronounced
a blessing on the soldiers. This kind of
reconciliation in the public streets is very
sigtiiiicaat, and constitutes another pre-
iHge of tbe approaching establishment of
boudt of unity between a liberal Pope and
a c.nitit-tioual king."
HNHnn
tell a very   different story    The K
Dakianus, they  say, waa   originally a
shepher d of Sbibharghan, and  tended
his flock in the hills   for twelve years,
till oue day   he found a slab of  stone
with an inscription  on it.    Not being
able to decipher   the latter, he showed
it to a moollah, who told him that it
was  a   record   of   hidden    treasure.
Having   possessed    himself    of    thn
treasure and killed the moollah, Dakianus took service   with the   king, and
after some time  rose to the   command
of the army.    He soon   got the   army
on his side,   seized the   kindgom,   and
eventually conquered the world.  When
thus in supreme   power, the devil appeared before Dakianus in tho form of
the Angel   Gabriel, and   tempted him
by telling him that God   bad sent bim
to say that he was Gcd of the Heavens,
but that   Dakianus was   God of   the
Earth.    Dakianus,   who was a   worshipper of the one God, refused to believe the devil, and told the latter that
ho was   not the true   Angel   Gabriel
The devil then offered to prove that he
was, by proposing,   as a test,   that ifa
certain fish on   the  top of the   water
went down on his approach he   was the
true Gabriel, but that if it remained up
he   was   an   impostor.      Accoidingly
Dakianus and   the devil went together
to the bauk of the river, and no sooner
did the fish see the devil than it at once
dived down.     Dakianus   believed   the
test,   acknowledged   the  devil   as the
Angel Gabriel, left off the   worship of
the true God, and at the devil's tempt
ng set himaelf up as a god on his own
account.    One   day,    however,    when
eating his fond, Dakianus was b rthered
by flies, which, tlo   what he would, he
could not get rid of.     His servants said
to themselves:      'He ceils himself (iod,
and yet cannot even get rid of the Hies
that bother   him.    He   is   no   God."
And they   determined to   leave   him.
Six men went   off, and on   the second
day fell in with a shepherd, from whom
tliey   beggeil   bread and    water.    The
shepherd gavo   them all he   had,   and
asked them where they came from and
where they were going to.    They   told
him their   story, and   how they were
Booing from   Dakianus and   wished to
hide, and the   shepherd   agreed to accompany   them   in their  flight.    The
sliepherds's dog also followed   his mas
ter, and the men told liim to drive the
dog back, lest he should   betray tlfeir
whereabouts.    The shepherd objected,
saying the dog   hsd been his   faithful
companion for years;   but the   others
insisted,   and   the   shepherd   at   last
struck the dog with his stick, breaking
one of its legs.    The dog still followed
and the shepherd struck it again, breaking another leg, but   the dog still con
tinued to   crawl  after them    and the
men, struck with pity, eventually took
it in turns to carry  it on   with them.
The shepherd   guided them all   to this
very cave that he knew   of, aud   once
there they all went to sleep, and never
woke for 309 years.    In   the Koran it
is distinctly   stated that the   sleepers
were seven in number, and the  eighth
was their dog; but either the Arabic of
the Koran   is beyond  the  Sayeds, or
they piefer   a   story   of   their   own.
Whichever it is,   there is no   doubt of
the realiam   of the   latter   portion   of
their tale,   as anyone   who knows  the
affection the  shepherds here   have for
their great savage shaggy-coated dogs
and the huge sticks that the shepherds
always carry will testify.    Further 011
in the   story,   however,   the   worthy
Sayeds   get, more  confused still,   and
they have itthal the sleepers woke twice
once in the   lime of   llazrat   Esa.   or
Christ,   and again   in the   lime  of the
ff phet    The story, is,   .hey say, that
when these three men and the shepherd
awoke they felt hungry, and sent one ol
their number to eo to   the city   nearby
called Shahr-i Afsoz t. buy bread.   On
arrival he found the place much alt-red,
and the first bak. r Le went 10 refused to
accept his money.    Ano.her   to whom
he applied asked him where he got his
money from.    1 he man said that it was
ids own and fiom his own. house.    He
was then told 10 poinl out his house, bui
could not   at first, and   eventually   recognised   it by a   mulberry   tree, and
going in he  told them to dig  in a cer
tain place, and there   they found,   sure
enough, his store, ajar full ofDakianus's
coins.    The   ihen   owner of the house-
protested and   claimed rhe   house   and
supernatural and offered to resign tbe
ihrone in bis favor. The man declined,
and stated that all he wished was to be
allowed 10 return 10 his companions in
ibe cave. 'I he King thereupon accompanied bim. With the King were
a hawk and a dog; and a deer being
started on tbe road was caught by these
two and brought in, thus making a third
animai in ihe party. On arrival at the
cave, not only the original six friends,
the Altai Azizan and tbe shepherd, but
the King and the dog and the h.w- and
the deer all went off to sleep, and never
woke again lor some seven hundred
year;-, when the* were awoke by the
arrival of the chahar yar, or the lour
friends of the I'rophe.—that is, Omar,
Ostnan, Abubakr. and Ali—who, le-
peating the Maboinmcdan creed, ai once
awoke ihe sleepers. '. he Utter got up,
repeated the cieed, and then fell asleep
again, anj there they still remain. All
this »a. told me by ihe Sayed.s in tbe
cave, and the}' pointed triumphantly to
the relics in proof of their story. Holding our lighted candles between the
pa ing of the wooden screen which debars nearer approach lo the sleepers
we were shown some cloths on ibe
floor, apparently a rough common sheet
wiih a dark-colored fringed cloth above
il, whicli was said 10 cover the sleepers,
we asked if it was allowed 10 look under
the cloth, but ihat, ibey said, was im -
possible. Even they themselves, ihey
said, knew not what was tbere. One
man had   once tried to look   and wa.
dodbted,    "there,'    pointing   in    in
direction, "was the dog and the deer an •
hawk." Holding ihe candles lo the
right we could then see indistincly
something looking like dried bodies of
some animals propped against lhe wall.
They were very small. The first, said
to be the dog. and about a foot in height,
and ihe deer a few inches higher, bul it
was impossible to say in such light what
animals they were. I he bones of the
legs were visible—in fact, the dog's legs
had fallen off, which rather told against
its being asleep, bui the body seemed to
be covered with dry skin; and yet, on
the strength of these relics, some twenty
families of Sayeds are kept in comfort,
and live here on the contributions of
pilgrims with, in addiiion, as much land
as ihey require free of any rent and
taxes.-Pail Mall Gazette.
PIONEER
STORE
QUEEN STKEET, PORT MOODY.
D.B.BRANT, Proprietor,
SPRING   STOCK
Just Received !
THE UNDERSIGNED respectfully in
forms the citizens of Port Moody and
vicinity that he haa just received a large
and varied aasortment of actionable
DRY GOODS,
GROCERIES,
Boots and Shoes
Ready-made Clothing
Etc. ,   Etc. ,
Having bought the above Stock (..r l.'ASH,
I am prepareil to soil at tin." loweit
CASH PRICKS.
Vegetables and fruits
IX    SEASON.
A   CALL   RESPECT FULLY SOLICITED
PALES  & CO.
F YOU WAHTTHB \ ALL'K OF ViH'K
--L    money go to Fyle- A Co. for
FURNITUlii:.
BEDDINO,
RED-ROOM SETS.
WALL PAPER,
picrrjEBB,
CROCKERY,
Hardware,   Croceries,
DRY OOODS,
BOOT.1- h BHOBB
CAllINKT WORK,
carpetino,
cpho_-_ter.no,
1'AlNTINi;. ke.
UNDERTAKING A SPECIALTY.
Port  Moody
Clarke Street,
Selling Out.
'■I-HE UNDERSIGNED, having been put
■ in possession of the Stock of Good* of
the "Lom_,o.i Houae," will sell the whole
atock in trade at reduced rates.
F. B. LOGAN,
Mortgagee's Agent
For Sale M'Jxciange,
4  FIRST-CLASS   FRENCH   4-HORSE
Wagon, in gcod order.    Also, a yoke
of large, well-broken Oiten, with Yoke and
Chaina.    Will be told a bargain, for CASH,
or will be exchanged for pood Milch Cows.
Apply to T. J. POGUE,
Port Moody;
Or to THIS OFFICE.
c ins as his, and eventually both the man
and ihe coins were taken before the
King. When the King, who was a Chris
lian, heard the man's siory anrl found he
had been asleep for three hundred and
nine years he looked on   the man  as
,r
NOTICE
IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT t.' B.
Spring it only half owner of the Clarke
acow at Port Moody, as I own tha other half;
and aaid T. B. Spring has no authority to
tall taidicow.
ALFRED WILLIAM*
Bi
in-—-—! port 3Hnl\\ ©ajtttf.
\ Al.
Uipt tram* by train and left
M.
i that Mr. Abbott will shortly
iMoody. I in-, -the uukindea.
j.—we a ■
p__ber» of the   Tertde  Club are
||B_e their liaineaaktr-, they lltoiit Ik-
jiulting lot.
day Mr. G. B. Wright arrived by
■ the Upper  f.lriitr'  -let    went    tr,
£ty th,    i
silay   l)r.    Poael,    Imba
...it.' nn.I   left
I - .nulil.
■cus Sniiili   luth   _.ni.:   trim   "in"
beautiful
lie .tut" Joe« Ile   Itii
art
iHr*. Thoo,   11 i    In.in
f Voicii.iU* aud Ii-tt by   the   cast
u -thi j .   I   b)
|
W U »i ho.11■■•■ and toady at all
xWa sulmcri.H*r« u> tin (■ ill TTI,
»therein— the uiuii* tli. in, rrit-r
Isrray St   i
PABAORAPHM.
avs daily with ties and rails for
Reitminster branch,
able oo.'otni.i.r.h.ii hi fqr passen-
i nis is a mirpris.- tu ull new
Atrip tu New \V(Ktmin*t*r bv train
i yeaU.'1'day. It reached a/far aa
■toy.
jptiio road from tht V. 1*. It. wharf
• u u in a bad  state of  repair aud
-credit ou -Boinehody.
itniite   is making dully trips* (->x*
Uy) brtH.fii I'ui t Mtmdy and Vic
tiny a largo nuattwr
roportioit of freight.
L hotel*  la Port   Moody are doing a
(bu-iiuesi -eai_.il   Itcing   crowded to
It baa become a necessity to in
imodation la thi ■ line,
|tft»ix stages plying between Fort
iJNew Westminster; each making
strips a day, and well patroni/.. <l
i tliat timet aro improving,
bay ii quantity oi fruit was sent
|to Calgary,    It would be well  f.ir
nto prepare to supply the North
rketi    the business will be a largo
e (Jray inn-t   hav--   been   in  a
empcr ami felt vindictive when
|ard hia judgment ou ths "Injunc*
as he applied the tnu    " mis-
ftftlii* brother judges.
I '.'i t I frin- ,■ eutei tained his
in tV«does<day evening by giving
■fnud ball, which prowd moat en*
, Tin- New Westminster, band dis-
|nt':t't music.
pace witb the time* Mr. Levi,
Rut   tin'   l'elliHHii>: <   hotel, U bull.I
stable near   at hand as be will
bvtj a line of stages running hetwe-n
^ the. terminal ami New wetttnin*
pre had tin pie isure of being present
ml of the concert to be given by
rfoflub ou the 1st proximo, and can
■tee an entertain ni'-nt vastly su-
I anything hitherto given iu Port
lowfowi.Hmen Mt.^irs Kelly and
l»n- Opening up ■ bridal path fmni
ppel I.. -. polnl neac the Coquitlam
needed work, refiocting great
I these gentlemen for tlieir energy
Wf, It i_*t to be hoped tin \ o iM
|«sistarn.e   in   a   more   substantial
WOI tin.
leiu-ii iu tba Future of tne " itatotorj
"iigradually being restored, and
iting itself in various ways—among
■ a project haa been started to
ilia hall for entertainments.   The
|tn the hands of a few energetic
. who will open proceeding* by
■nt-clttsa oonoert on tlie lit proxf-
joeeds of whieh will form the
if the building fund.
jMimem of one  lumber from   the
paw mill wore  ficnt   by   train   ou
consigned   to   Mr,   McTarviab,
rCommUiioner of Lands,   to   be
[by him at the To route i Exhibition.
%of the following dime miens, via.,
land a spruce 7 diameter t'eapee
[ho fir is auppo-ied to bu oJO yearn
e wore also ipeoic  ■
try superior quality.    Such   tim-
i to hea*", iu any country.
p. PORT MOODY ROAD.
pirmneut have at laat set a party
n to work tu repnir thii road, and
Ithny   have aufcnorixed the   inuni-
of   $1,000,    the    consequence
\ b<o mon are i.ow busily empl iyed
^S»au;i mot**,   atumpi  and boulders
[I md earth.    The result   of .which
kat only one    we-k oi   wet weather
ibe mad in a wotae  condition than
J -f.    The hill   dem*ending to Port
?_ always a terror to MdDiatan,
it be when it has undergone thii
npairing. The treatment that
Jtdiai.4 have always received at the
■the Government is simply dfigrace-
fc strong contrast to tho bolstering
Pconver. There the most expensive
Tfebren built when they were not
wed, but of course the Prtvin rial
•.•property mint be vamped up no
fto suffers.
RoUS ADVERTISING.
*« iu our possession a placard which
Milled over the onto/** of George A.
Vgent Wharf Bt,    Victoria* W. C.
"   Vi,,..lVe.dd,;nt of   the   O.P.lt,
lOlda general traffio  manager   of
Wpany,   whieii for   cool   cheek
nl lying mrpaaaea anything of   the
[have ever aeen.     Thia   preoloua
to that    "tM   Canadian   Pacific
t^iiow open from Vancouver   B.C.
p-fier traffic to   all   points   in   the
_fc  tad   the Kastern Provincee"—a
wselpood—-as no railway exiati   be-
F'f'-Mi.ody and   Vancouver   and   in
;  ver   will.      Perhaps   now
B***gea of the Supreme Court   bave
I Byudioate  cannot  extend
i^'youd the   "etatutm-y termiuns,"
^['V, they will desist from trying to
Knot eity,  and  in   the -.hour   of
Hntancw will   publicly   coafeaa the
J moreover in future bo more   par*
JfpubUihing truths   oi   tln-y   mny
i-*'l   name,   even    among   rsllwftj
THE   INJUKCTIONS.
Oh ! aad is tbe fate of Vancouver
IU sweet little game's about over
I said from the first.
The bubbles would burnt
•■•mail the dupes of Vancouver,
il.
Hut what will become of MeLean "
.. yor uf the city 1 mean
Ami that other Boas,
Winnipeg Ross,
They'll Iwth die from chagrin, and spleeo,
ill.
Oh I what will thty.lo with the  town?
Now they know, that the line won't go down,
Thute eruellnjuuetious,
Have spoiled all their functions,
'Stead of gre(a)y--they're completely done
Ii. pprt n.
h.
ToiavR them fron iheet desolation
•latioii
•dy,
Invite tin in to Moody,
Aud thm end their great coiisteruation.
\ BXTMOUB.
it is niimirt-il thst there are certaiu Dominion tdli.-iiila in this Province, who have
e lusiderable interests at Vancouver, and ia
consequence of which, they are ever ready
to betray the trust reposed in them hy thetr
• .(-verument, inasmuch, as tbey use their
tr> throw obstacles in the way of
the advancement of this ton n, thereby booming their own interests, whereas iu their
position they should carefully avoid anything that would conflict or do injury to inhabitants of other places. If there is any
truth in such reports, it ia high time that
their conduct bt represented tn the proper
auth< ntie-., as persons so dishonest of pur-
pose, and wanting in dignity of mind, demand a speedy removal from our midst,
tliey being a class antagonistic Ut our welfare. We i-uitc agree to tbe right of per-
■Mtaholding oflicial position, being allowed
to unpiire property aa they please, and in
auy part of the Province, provided it i* oh*
tawed by legitimate means, but to favor one
place more Wan another, is over stepping
tin ii duty, more .especially when we take
mi' i '.maideratiou, that they are the paid
-lervauta of the public, to whom they are in-
debted for their salaries.
M050P0LIST8 AND THEIR DOlNtiS.
It is our duty to draw the attention ofthe
railway authorities to the want of accommodation for passengers at the statutory ter-
minus - we particularly refer to the absence
of u. waiting-room for ladies and children.
In rainy weather the wretched hole they are
forced to enter is a disgrace to tbe company,
dirty, um-arpcted _and furnished with only
two or three rough forms, not even the
meanest attempt at comfort; and yet this
rich ami cowernll company claim that the
('. I'. K. [■ the most perfect line, iu its ap-
pointmenta, on the continent of America.
Of Course, the fact is locally well-known
why such a state of thinga exists—the company want to extend their line to Vancouver
and because thtt plans ure frustrated by property holders, whose lands they thought to
obtain al a mere nominal price (a few dollars
for half-mile water frontages), they show
their paltry reaeutment by refusing to do
anything that would have the slightest ap
pearaueu of permanency at Port Moody. The
time i* at hand when they will have to ac*
knowledge, that after all their speculative
tobemingi they have been righteously defeated, -aa wull as legally, then, perhaps,
they will condescend Ui accommodate the
public.
THK OREERCASE.
Last Week the deputy Sheriff armed with
a revolver and followed by three or four
similarly armed men, including a railway
offldal went t<> Mr. Samuel Greer's claim at
Bngliab Bay, and attempted to take possession of his property under an alleged writ of
poaeesaioOt Air. Greer rightly resisted the
force, which waa.brought against him. The
young, would-be-somebody-deputy-Sheriff
drew bil revolver on Greer, and ordered his
arrent, which waft effected forafew minutes,
but Greer got away from the fictitious constables regained possession of hia houae and
remained their warding off the brave (?) Deputy and hi* armed posse.
A man was dispatched by the deputy to
the city of Vancouver to get help, and con-
•table Stewart (a double sized genial fel-
lOfl ) I'iinir and arrested Greer and took him
■ ■1 jail ou the charge nf assault. The
prisoner sent to a ante lawyer to consult
aboot the position of affairs generally, and
th*; gentleman was uot slow to discover that
the writ wai bad—this fatal error ho pointed
out to the big firm of railway lawyers and
official*, who (juickly saw their mistake—
Greer was released and the Company made
overtures to repair his house whioh the
Sheriff had damaged, and also indemnify
him to somo extent for the injuries dene
him. Hut Mr. Greer wus not to be bribed
by the offer of a few dollars. Wa are
credibly Informed that an action against
Smith, An ;us Charleson the C.P.R.Co ,
and W. J. Armstrong haa been commenced
fnr $10,000 damages and an injunction.
By an agreement between the Province
and the Railway Co., the Government haa
bonnd itaelf to indemnify the Company
against all actions of thia kind, therefore the
Co., can carry on as much litigation aa thev
wish and the Government must foot Aw bill.
Com.
•ui, DRr.MMK... - Th.< town  haa
it ie.-ciitly   by   a   Chinaman   re*
^^J.tk« Victoria Rioe  Mill*.     Xhi«
■B i in the name of Lee   Dun,
ble   in   the u\ ■
"not   only  anions   his   \v
1    it witfe le.      It   looks
id   be   placed
■    white
re wili be ii"
will absorb.
. r has warned Paul I
|«f a Freneb war of revenge agnin-st
7. that any attempt ou
J to agitate against   I
|*y Mains! ilussia.
HOW TO UUII-D UP YOUR TOWN.
Don't fret.
Talk ftbout it.
Write about it.
Beautify tho street'.).
Vatromzo tho merohants.
Be lriondly to everybody.
Advertise in its newspapers.
Klect good mon to all the offices.
Don't grumble about hard times.
Keep your sidewalks in good repair.
Avoid gouty about your neighbors.
Do your trading with your home merchants.
Soil all you can aud buy all you can at
homo.
If you are rich, invest something; employ
somebody, be a "rustler."
1 f you don't think of any good word don't
suy anything about it.
Remember that every dollar invested in
permanent improvement is that much ou
interest.
Be courteous to strangers that come
among you, so that they may go away with
good impressions.
Always cheer ou the men who go in* for
improvements, your portion of the cost will
be nothing only what is just.
Don't l.iok at any proposed improvement
because it ia not at your own door or for
fear that your taxes will be . raised fifty
centa.
Don't u-je rubber stamps on your letter
heads, that lis a dead give away on your
busine;-1', on the town and newspaper published in it. Get your letter heads,envelopes,
busine*'-. cards, etc., printed at the panting
office.
Never condemn the local paper until it
! hai fairly miauled you. If it has dealt
| with you unjustly write to it or go into the
uul tt-ll the editor about your case;
' if he ia wrong he will lose no time in telling
the pontic altout it.
Renumber that no man does as much
fOr your town as the local newspaper. Every
sent ont is an advertiatfment of the
Ot, the resources and enterprise! of
tkt place: anil people get a better idea of it
from the local paper than from any other
source.     l\rc*ton Leader. ^^^^
General Boulanger has left Paris on a tour
of inspection along the Italian frontier.
LATK NEWS   ITEMS.
Tbe Bishop of Metz ia dead.
The disorders caused by the striking work
en at Vieraon have   Men   MiDDreMad mJ
quiet restored.
The German Government are preparing a
bill for tbe Reichstag imposing heavier
duties on spirits.
Tbe work of building four new forts at
Antwerp for the defense of the passage* of
the Scheldt has been baguc.
The news of the intended withdrawal of
the British Afghan Commission bad a depressing effect on European stocks.
Tbe Queen is at Holyrood Palace. Her
Majesty viaitad Edinourgn Exhibition, and
was greeted with great enthusiasm.
It is stated that the Prinze of Wales will
visit Kmperor William in September aud
attend the full review of the Guards.
A Herman firm which has long been
striving to obtain a couceaaion for the construction of railways in Bulgaria admit* that
its efforts bave completely laded.
Leo Druxer, one of the ablest journalists
of Austria, fell from the window of a hotel
at Iuterlaken recently and waa killed. It
ia supposed he waa a aomnambuliat.
A report ia current that Mr. Henry
Abbott, superintendent of the Pacific division of tbe Canadian Pacific Railway, will
succeed General Superintendent Egan.
A despatch from Tabriz aays the Kurds
are invading Persia. There has been severe
fighting with them, and the Persian Government haa appealed to Turkey to stop incursions.
Tbe whole of the edition of the Deutsche
Zeitung bas been confiscated at Vienna on
account of an article drawing a parallel
between Frederick the Great and Joseph 11
of Austria, to the advantage of the   former.
An American order haa juat been received
in Walea for 20,000 tons of steel rails at 72}
shillings a ton, and thia is believed to be the
begiuing of a rapid succession of heavy orders
from other American houses and corporations.
The Pope haa published a "decree dated
July 13 reinstating the Jesuit order in all
the privileges conferred upon it by his predecessors ever since ita foundation, notwithstanding the decree of Pope Clement XIV,
pronounced against it in 1773.
An election was held in Newton. Lanca-
ahire, to fill tbe vacaucy in the bouse of
Commons caused by the elevation to tbe
net-rage of Sir Asheton Cross, Mr. Leigh,
Conservative, received 4, 062 votes, and Mr.
French, Gladstonian, 3,365.
The Radical workmen of Vienna* made an
attempt, to hold a demonstration similar to
that held at Brussels, but the design was
frustrated by the police. They then scattered Socialistic pamphlets and placards
broadcast through tho city. Many arrests
were made.
The PoUtischeNaehrichtenmya \ "The three
treaty powers have agreed not to alter the
ttatus quo in Samoa unlesi all concerned con
curred. There can therefore be no question
of the establishment of a German protectorates over Soma without the assent of England aud America.
The army officers seut from England to
purchase horses in Canada, are en route for
Regina, where they wilt issue circulara
offering 'a number of prizes for the boat
heavy artillery and cavalry horses, and also
a ■['■i-.il prize for the beat grey blood riding
borst ti be given at Toronto exhibition.
Petroie nn haa been discovered iu the vicinity of I...' Dauphin, Manitoba. Both in
flow and quality the wells ure believed to be
equal to the best either in Canada or the
States. On the strength of this discovery
the Birtle Oljserver venturei the opinion that
Manitoba will produce oil for exportation aa
well as home use. (
Being the two hundredth anniversary of
the capture of Buda from the Tuiks,
Premier Tisza opened an historical museum
in commemoration of the day iu the presence
of all the political and learned notabilities in
Hungary and a large concourse of people.
The Piemier delivered a patriotic speech,
which was enthusiastically applauded.
Wool oil is now being made in Sweden on
a very large scale. It is abstracted from the
refuse of timber cuttings and from stumps
and roots in forest clearings. It cannot be
burned in ordinary lamps on account of the
large amount of carbon it contains; but in
lamps of special construction it ia said to
give an excellent light, and to be the cheapest
of all illuminauts.
The channel fleet was engaged in a sham
attack on the forta at Milford Haven Admiral Hewitt was in command of the flotilla
of torpedo boats. The incessant firing and
scores of electric lights combined to form a
brilliant spectacle. The harbor waa studded with yachts. Sir Thomas Brassey, Baron
Wolverton, Earl of Kcnmore and other distinguished persons witnessed the battle.
Compared with July laat year, Dominion
revenue shows an increase of $170,362, which
is spread over all the itoms except railways.
The customs revenue haa increased$1 lit,2(W,
excise, 948,408, post-office, $8,101, and miscellaneous $3,875; but the receipt? from
public works and railways havo fallen off
91,290. While the revenue haa thus increased, the expenditure has decreased, having been $153,081 leaa than last July.
Referring to the great Brooklyn preacher's
lecture tour in England, the London Globe
remarks: "That good, pious, blameless
apostle of modem time, the Rev. Henry
Ward Beecher, preaches a 'gratis gospel'on
Sundays. Mr. Beecher only accommodates
thirsty souls ou week days, if he is paid
£100 a night for his services. If St. Paul
had been luce Mr. Boecher he would not
have answered the cry of Macedonia till
some centurion agent, a Levantine Major
Pond, had made quire aure that the sesterces
would be forthcoming.'*
How much does Labouchere, of Truth, pay
the American Press Association for having
his particular views on public questions
cabled across the Atlantic for publication on
this aide the Atlantic ? There are about half
a dozen members of the English House of
Commons, including Labouchere, who seem
to think that what they aay is all-important.
The American Press Association appears to
be intorea'.ed in forwarding deapatches
spieed for the special benefit of Americans.
It is a misfortune that the Canadian press is
uot independent ofthe organization.
One of the saddest incident! ever known in
St John occurred recently. Just as Wm.
Roberts was led into court to receive his'
sentence for criminal assault on a young girl
named Ella Davia, word waa brought to the
conrt that Roberts' wife had juat died of a
broken heart from the worry and excitement
of the disgrace incurred by her husband.
She was the mother of five little children,
who were the only ones in the house when
the unfortunate woman died. Thia touching
ciroumatance doubtless softened Jndge
King's heart, and he inflicted on the father
and widower the comparatively light
sentence of one year's hard labour, with
twelve laahea from the oat-o'-nice-taila.
The Times, speaking of the land problem
in Ireland, suggests that if it can be shown
that in a certain limited class of oases the
fall of prices haa made the position of the
ocoupier of a property under the Land Act
untenable, a remedy might be found, partly
in a measure providing means for immigration and partly In a land purchase scheme
on indulgent terms to be applicable only
to tenancies of such limited class. The
Government, if it should seriously meditate
such a policy, co aid indirectly mitigate the
pressure upon tbe tenants during the
autumn by the promise ofa special consideration under the scheme of purchase to the
landlord! who are williug to reasonably
abate the existing recta in oases within the
scope of the remedial measure.
A highly aenaatioo&l incident occurred at
the trial in Brussels tA Mme. Rodelet
a midwife of some notoriety iu that city,and
M. Masquf-lier, her lover, who was jointly
charged with the murder of a young woeoan
named Augusta Beekuian, and dispoeing ot
her body by cutting it into piecee and scattering tbe fragments, wrapped in newspapers, in secluded parte of toe eity. Mme.
Rodelet denied tbe crime, even to having
treated the unfortunate woman, but
Masquelier, becoming frightened, coufeaaed
tbat the girl had di>*>d while under the treatment of Mme. Rodelet for abortion, aud
that he, at the Madame'a request, had dissected tbe body. Mme. Rodelet ridiculed
the confession of her lover, saying tbat
Masquelier was incapable of dissecting a
human body. But Maspuelier reiterated
his statement and announced himaelf
willing to prove his surgical skill by
performing the operation of dissection in the
presence of the jury. Masquelier wss taken
at his word, and, guarded by a strong force
of police, he was conveyed to the hospital,
accompanied by the jury. The body of a
young woman whose years corresponded
with those of the abortionist's victim waa
brought in from the morgue snd Masque
lier was ordered to dissect it. Masquelier became terrified, and almoi-t
fainted at the Night of the body, and
he waa taken to soother pait of the room
until he c in posed his nerves. At length he
became quiet, and announced himself ready
to perform his task. An ordinary kitchen
knife hsd been pieced on the table beside
the body, that being the kind of instrument used in cutting up Mi-u Beekman's
body, and Masquelier was told to take it
and proceed with his work. Drawing a
long breath, he advanced to tbe table,
seized the kuifie, aud made an incision upon
the subject before bim. Instantly his face
brightened up, and with rapid strokes hs
began the work of convincing the apecta-
tators of the truth of his testimony. He
worked silently and quickly for twenty
minutes, at the expiration of which time
the body was as tin.roughly and correctly
di&aected as it cuuld have h«en by a practiced aurgeon, and th* jury and police de-
elared themselves satisfied that Masquelier
had told the truth. The prisoner was then
taken back to court to finish hia  testimony.
New   Time    Table!
OUST   THE   O.   I3.   Tt.
On and after Monday, April 5th, trains
east will leave Moody on Tuesdays and
Saturdays at 4 a. m., arriving at Savona on
same days at 8:25. p. m.
Trains west will leave Savona on Mondays and Fridays at 4 a. in., arriving at
Moody on same days at 8:05 p. in.
GEO. P.  KYLE.
General  Superintendent.
THK EYE STONE.
A CURIOUS L1TTT.B    BONK   THAT HQt»    VnttVl,
WORK, AND tan AH IF  IT WERE AMVI.
"Yes, we keep eye stones," said an uptown druggist, "but we don't have a call for
une once in five yean.    Yet   there   must be
3uite a demand for them, for wholesale
eaters purchase all that are brought them
by sailors who make a business of collecting
them on their voyages. Did you ever see an
eye stone!"
"No." said the reporter. "But they are
found in the atnmachaof crayfiab, I believe."
"Then your belief ia about as far wrong
as itnould be." said the druggist, as he took
a small bottle from a drawer. It waa half
full of what seemed to be very small round,
flat pieces of polished bone. Emptying afew
of the pieces on the counter he picked one up
and handed it to the reporter to examine.
There waa nothing notable about the littlr
bono except that oue side was composed of
uumerouB concentric grooves.
" That is an eye stone,"said the druggist,
pouring some liquid out of a hottleon toa
Hmo-tli plate and diluting ilwith watert "
And this is a weak solutiou of  lime   juice."
The dhiggist took one of the eye stones
and put into the solution. Presently the
stone began to move as if it were alive. It
made its way slowely about in different di-
rectiona in the liquid in a mysterious manner.
"That strange movement of the eye stone
when placed In a weak solution of lime
juice or vinegar has given rise among
ignorant and superstitious people to the
notion that it haa life, aud that it loves
vinegar, and loves to swim in it above all
things, But there is no more life in au eye
atone than there is in a paving -.tone. It is
composed of calcareous material, and when
placed in the solutions named is made to
move about by carbonic acid gas, which is
envelved by the contact with liquid acid.
These little atones and all genuine eye stones
once were the front doors to the shell of a
little molluscous animal that lives along the
Venezuelan and other South American
coasts. The shell is a univalve. Thia
calcareous formation is on the tip end of the
little animal, and when he drawa himself
into hia shell to escape danger or go to sleep,
the end, of courae, is the last part of him
thut is drawn into the cavity or mouth of
tho shell where it fits so closely and is so
hard that it affords perfect protection to the
animal against enemies from without. The
native inhabitants collect the eye stones in
large quantitiet-.'aud regard them with great
awe. Sailors engaged on the fruit trading
vessels that visit these regions obtain the
stones and fetch them to New York for sale
to the wholesale druggists,
" There are two little bones found in the
head of the crayfish, just back of and beneath
the eyes, which resemble the eye stone, ox-
cent that they are smooth all over. These
are calhd eye-Hones, and are used as such
iu Ohio and ■ -her Western States, but they
have none ot the virtues of the real eye
stone. The proper uxne for the stone found
in the crayfish is crab -itonea. In Poland
•and parts of Russia quite * trade is done in
collecting crab atones. The ■•rayfish are
buried in deep pits, and left there until they
rot The refuse is then washed and the
stones are picked out. They are used in
many parts of Europe as a corrective of the
stomach.
"There is nothing better to remove foreign
substances from tho eye than one of these
South American eye stones. Before using
them many people think it necessary to put
them in vinegar ' to give them life,1 but it
ia not necessary. The atone is inserted at
one oprncr of the eye, with the grooved side
next to the lid. The pressure of the eyeball
forces it to move about in the eye, and the
grooves collect the foreign matter and retain
it. After making; s thorough circuit of the
eye the stone will como out at the corner
next the nose. No inconvenience is caused
by its presence in the eye."
h-LGIN   HOUSE   !
Port Moodv, B. C.
This Hotel is the best and mont coiive;ii.*ntl.v located for travellers to and from the C. P. B. terminus, bv either stage, steamboat, or
railway, being the General Passeagei Depot, und Headquarters for
Business men visiting tho new City.
The Telephone Office is located iu the House, giving guests the
advantage of speaking with friends at either New Westminster, Hastings, or Vancouver.
The Table is equal tothe best on the Maiidand.
The Parlors and Bed-rooms are neatly furnished and well ventij
lated.
The Bar-room is large, and supplied with Card, Pool and Billiard
Tables, and the leading Local, Canadian and American Newspapers
for the entertainment and instruction of Guests.
The Bar is constantly supplied with Brands of the Best Wines
Liquors and Cigars.
.
The Public may rely on receiving every Courtesy and Attention
from the undersigned at most SEASONABLE RATES.
ELLIOTT  &   McCOSKERY,
Proprietors.
A I»M<:.\SIXO  1)1  rv
I feel it my duty to say," writes John
Borton of Desert, P. Q., "that Burdock
Bitters cured my wife of liver complaint,
from which she had heen a chronic sufferer,
Her distressing, painful symptoms soon
gave way, and I can highly recommend the
medicine to all su fieri tig as she did."
J. H. Earl, West Shefford, P. Q., writes:
'I have been troubled with liver complaint
for several years, and have tried different
medicines with little or no benefit, until I
tried Or. Thomas, Eclectrio Oil, which gave
me immediate relief, and I would say that I
have used it since with the best effect. No
one should he without it. I have tried it on
my horse in cases of cuts, wounds, &c, and
I think it equally as good for horse aa for
man.'	
Advice to Mothers.—Are yon disturbed
at night aud broken of yonr rest by a sick
child suffering and crying with pain of
Cutting Teeeth ? If so send at once and get
a bottle of "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup"
for Children Teething. Its value is incalculable. It will relieve the poor little sufferer immediately. Depend upon it mothers;
there is no mistake about it. It cures
Dysentery and Diarrho>a regulates the Stom
ach and Bowels, cures Wind Colic, softena
the Gums reduces Inflammation and gives
tone and energy to the whole system. "Mrs.
Winslow's Soothing Syrup" for children
teething ia pleasant to the taste and is the
prescription of one of the oldest and best female phvsicians and nurses in the United
Statics, and is for sale by all druggists
hroughout the world. Price twenty-five
cents a bottle. Be sure and ask for "Mrs
Winslow's Soothing Syrup," and take no
other kind.
The Delmonico Hotel
(Formerly called the The Wi.n.nipjki Hoise)
COR.   CLARK   AND  KYLE   STREETS,   PORT  MOODY.
rpHIS HOUSE, JUBT COMPLETED, IS THBEE STORIES IN
1 height, is hard finished throughout; has a Bar well stocked at all
times with a good selection of the choicest
WINES, LICiTJORS & OlGh-A-EiS
The Gentlemen's Sitting Room is a mode! of net-then and comfort,
where will be found, for the use of guests, the Canadian, American
and local newspapers. The Ladies Parlor is elegantly furnished. The
Dining Room is large and handsome, and the tables will always be
supplied with the
The  Best in  the Market
The House has the capacity for the acominodation of 60 guests,
having over   20 rooms furnished with
First-class Spring Beds and Bedding
and Fire Escape from each room,
nnd has a commanding view of the beautiful harbor. The House w ill
be conducted on first-class principles at Mouehate Rates.
Patrons may rely  on receiving  every possible attention   from the
proprietor and his attendants.
PKOrRlKTUt.
,L. ..L.!BHggl
CALEDONIA     HOTEL,
PORT   MOODV.
R.   B.   KELLY,
Proprietor.
■ THE PROPRIETOR OF THE ABOVE HOTEL tikis pleasure
in announcing that the House  is now completed  with  rven convenience for tne traveling public.   THE TABLES unwell supplied
with every artiole iu season, and THE BAR is provided with a well-
elected Stock of
LIQ,TJO_R-S  &  CIC3-.A.-RS.
THE BEDS are well aired, and  the Stubliiif' is extensive  nnd
the best of Feed always re_,Jy for Horses.
It may be well to remind visitors that this Hotel is within a few
minutes walk of the Railway Wharf and Station, and just at the terminus of the   new road.
Guests may depend on receiving every attention and B hearty
welcome from the undersigned, whose long experience is u guarantee
of everything being comfortable and satisfactory.
J. T. SCOTT, Manager.
FIFTH CENTENARYOF A BELL.
The city of Breslao lately celebrated the
500th anniversary of au occurrence which
waa memorable in the hJBtory of the town
add is known wherever German poetry finds
a home. The bell which hangs in the southern tower of St. Mary Magdalen's church
snd is named " St. Mary's bell," but is usually known aa "the poor sinner's bell,"
rang out morning and evening on the 17th
of July to remind all who h**ard it thst it waa
cast on that day -500 years ago. Next day.
Sunday, the preacher reminded his enn
gregatiou of the pathetic story which had
mane it singular ntnong bells, how, when all
was ready for the casting, thp bell-founder
withdrew for a few minutes, leaving s boy
in charge of the furnace, warning him not to
meddle with the catch that secured the
seething metal in the caldron. But the boy
disregarded the caution, and then terrified
on seeing the molten metal beginning tn
flow into the mould, called to the bell-
founder for help. Rushing in and seeing
what he had intended to be his masterpiece
ruined, as he thought, angered to madness,
he slew the boy on the spot. When the
metal had cooled and the mould was opened,
the bell was found to be an exquisite work,
perfect in finish, and of marvellous sweetness of tone. Coining to bis senses, he
recognized his bloody work and straightway
gave himaelf up to the magistrates. "Blood
for blood" was the law; he waa condemned
to die, and he went to his doom while hia
beautiful boll pealed an invitation to all
pray for "tin.- p.ior sinner,'' whence its
name. W. Muller has enshrined the sad
story in a ballad of touching simplicity: —
"War einst ein (Jlockengieazer
"Zn Breslau in derStadt."
a * trecus.Pi/ii RESULT
Mr. Frank Huidry. writing from Sea-
fnrth, saye; *,I purchased one bottle of
Burdock Blood bitters to purify my blood.
It did purify it, and now I have excellent
health.' Asa hlood purifying tonic and
system regulator the result of taking B.B.B.
is always sucessful,
I Amof Hudgin, Toronto, writea: "1 have
! been a sufferer from Dyspepsia for t'»e past
hi \ years. All the remedies I tried proved use-
lleaii, untill Northrop A Lyman's Vegetable
! Discovery and Dyspeptic Cure was brought
under my notice. I have used two bottles
with the best results, and with confidence
recommend it to those afflicted in like  man-
Brick Clay for Sale.
FOR SALE-••"IVE ACRES OF FIRST-
claas brick clay land, adjacent to C. P.
Railway, about two miles from Port Moody.
Sample anrl information can be obtained
from A. R. HOWSE.
Real Estate Broker,
Port Moody.
i
i   : mmm.
¥
Cbr $irt &uM *%ttt
H
SATURDAY AUGUST M,
1808.
THE ffEEK'S NEWS
HOME.
Republic, tnd he knows it would uol
•uit bit policy tt ill to qoarre' witb
England, li, a week the mists tbit
obwure lb* position will be cleared
off, and -hen we ihill know vtbit the
eagles intend to do.
it wu rumored on Thursday night in
London that Gladstone would make the
opening ipeecb in tbe Commons in sup
-,.r. ii .Si—,        tn     Blot!
Tbere U no law to authorise tbe extension of the main line of railroad
whieb terminate! here. The Chief
Justice, Mr. Justice McOreight, and
Mr. Justice Grease say so; iind, theie-
fore, our readers may rest assured tbat
tbe terminus of the great road must
remain where it is, right here in Port
Moody.
We regret to learn tbat thu people
of the Royal city have been iu terror
for some time. This week tbey looked
scared like chickens when the hawk is
hovering overhead, strangers noticed
their pile facet, and on makii.geiiquiry
they learned that—John Robson is iu
the city, and constantly whispering
with Mayor Dickinson. John is the
evil genius of the Province, and means
mischief. He has discovered that his
property at Vancouver must remain
twelve miles from the terminus here;
and he hopes to have the New Westminster branch extended to his lot by
the sea. The extension would ruin the
Royal city, but tbat is not a matter of
any consequence to the speculator who I
represents. Ms own mterf-rts. If" tie]
fails to have the branch extended,
Vancouver will be no where on the
first of May; and be will be in the same
place.
Mr. Justice Cray in giving judgment
in the case of H. V. Edmonds and
others, vs. the Syndicate, declared lhat
"all those who oppose the extension of
railroads are miscreants." But the ex
tension of the main Hue is opposed by
thru jcdoks—are tbey miscreantst
Did Mr. Justice Gray deliver this
judgment before breakfast or after
dinner? M^^^
Tbe freight on a package weighing
"2601bs. sent from Victoria to Kamloops
last week was SI 2. Tlie old wagon
road from Yale ought to be kept in repair to check this system of levying
black mail.
On Tuesday the citizens of Victoria
voted $150,000, to be expended in
water works, and for the repairs of
streets tnd bridges. With perfect
drainage and an abundant supply of
pare water, Victoria will be a charming
city. The people should take care that
tbe water is their own property. The
gas works and water nf every city
nhqulil be owned by  the people.
The orews of two British schooners
seized in Alaskan waters, seventy miles
from shore, have arrived at Victoria,
•nd have made nqrorts to the minister of customs, who will forward thorn
to the Home Government. It is pretty
certain tbat Uncle Sam will have to
make an humble apology for tbis audacious aot. What a pity that a Uritish
guu boat did not cross the path of the
Oorwin on her way to 8,n Francisco
with thi*prize.
List week, tbe railway Co., took
foroible possession ot the property of
Sao Greer, and one of the gang presented a pistol at tiie property owner
who appeared armed with ao axe, and
prepared to defend his rights. This is
a serious affair, and we understand Mr.
Greer claims $10,000 damme*, am.
will appetl for judgment lo a jury.
The men employed by Bonanza Mac
kay A Co., commenced on Thursday
last to put up p les for the wires whieh
will connect Port 'Moody with San
Francisco. The first pole was placed
on the left I'ank of the Fraser, and
Mr. McDougall, the foreman, tays l.e
hopes the work will be finished about
the 1st of September. I'he distance
between the two points is eleven hundred and one miles. A cable will be
laid next year fiom this port to Hong
Kong, Pekin, and Australia. And so
it is evident that in spite of all the
knaves Port Moody »ill be immediately eonneeted by siesm ships and telegraphs with all the commercial centres
of tbe universe.
The Montreal Herald sny a:—"G.nada
is not permitted to know what goes on
in Europe until the intelligence has been
sifted, edited and ai ranged to suit the
views of th" United States. The cablegrams that oome from the London correspondent of the New York Herald
are distinguished by their anti'-English
spirit. The new arrangement should
en ible the pre-* of Canada to arrange
a service of European news distinct
from that of ihe New York press."
The English news prepared in London by a Yankee ward politician is the
merest gabbler. It it not news tt til.
Tbe Herald is right. We should have
our home news in English, md not in
American English.
UNITED   KINGDOM.
of -^_^_^_^_^_^_^_^_H
■
where the
evictions in Ireland in cases
rent is too high. ^^^^^a
The workingoieti ofJEnglaud have
resolved to raise by penny subscriptions,
a testimonial for presentation to Lord
Salisbui;.
Att great meeting in Chiselhurst on
Stiurda\, GUdstone declared that "Ireland with 1,400,000, Englishmen and
Scots at her back cannot lie defeated,
and thst her cause will triumph.."
Au xuibankmeni of the IrrawadJy
burst at Mandalay on Tuns 'ay last, and
fifty thousand persons are bom'•less,
Military operations ire seriously obstructed, and a famine is inevitable.
Mr. Gladstone in a letter to Arnold
Morley says:—"After the itrain of the
last six years 1 must look tor an
oppoitunity of tome change and repose
whether in or beyond this country."
He may retire, but the Conservatives
believes tie will lead the Liberal attack
after Christmas.
A return of the relative strengths of
the fleets of the world was issued laat
week as a Parliamentary p/per; and.
the Times says:—"It is very difficult to
discover from the figures of tnif return
whether the fighting navy of England
is in a condition which ought to satisfy
tbe public, or which is ctpab'e of meeting all probable requirements in time of
war. It seems certain that England
would be far more tban a match for
any single adversary, and events which
led to a coalition ..gainst her would be
hardly likely to leave her without
powerful allies; but the power of the
fleet must be increased; tbe tax payers
will never complain of the sums required to maintain the naval supremacy
of the country."
Tbe people of Limerick have declare I with one voice tbat they will pay
no wore rent U' til a reduction of fifty
per ceut it made. In every country
of Leinster, Mumter, and Connaught,
and in six counties of Ulster, the tenants
are preparing lo make the same declaration. The importations of breadstuff*
from the American continent continues
to increase, and the result is a reduction
in the value of home produce. Evictions
are threatened all over the Green Isle,
and thn prospect is gloomy indeed. It
ia evident tbat steam will equalize tbe
value of land, anl leave nothing for
landlords
A   telegram to  London   announces
that Russian intrigue has succeeded in
dethroning prince   Alexander  of Bulgaria.    The   army   is dissatisfied, and
resolved to   restore   him.    It is   qu'te
possible thai the Emperors nre resolved
to cure Europe   of isms,   communism,
socialism,   nihilism,   aid    feenianiam,
will ill disappear like   bundles of tow
4n the   fiamei of   war.    Indeed   it  is
quite possible that the   three Emperors
have resolved to appropriate the whole
of European Turkey.    Will   England
tnd France   look on   and do   nothing
while the three   crowned   robbers   are
carving the piize 1
Prince Bismarck's organ the Post,
publishes an titicle on the Bulgarian
crisis vhicli is complimentary to Russia
and unfriendly to England. The article
is copied bv French journalist, oho
appear to enjoy a triumph, but seem to
forget that Bismarck is very like the
pirate described by Byron—
"With «uch true breeding of the gentleman,
Yoa never oould divine his real thought;
No courtier oould, tad scar etly woman _an
Gird more deoit within a petticoat"
Bismarck   is  not in  love   with the
UNITED STATES.
At Chicago a jury has rendered a
verdict of "guilty of murder" against
the Anarchists, and all except Neebc
were sentenced lo be hanged. It is rumored that 300 citizens charged with
conspiracy |to Jaid the persons convicted
of murder have been indjeted, and'will
be arrested. Ilrute forcf is mere tolly
if it is not employed in making useful
improvements. The majority must
settle their title io consideration in—
the ballot box.
The family of lunatics is increasing
at Niagara. On Monday a man named
Graham went over the falls in a barrel
and was not killed. On the same day
James Scott went over in a cork suit
and his head was smashed. He had
no brains.    Poor fellow!
Terrible tornados swept over Texas
on Saturday. The larger parts of the
towns of Victoria, Indianolo.jand Guero
were destroyed. The storms raged for
seven hours, several persons were
killed and a great number have disappeared.
Two million dollars worth of property was destroyed by fire in 3an Francisco on Friday night. The fire raged
in that densely populated district between Fourth and Fifth streets.
1 he   Democratic    and   Republican
press of the United States join   in   condemnation of Congress because no provision was   made   during   the   recent
session for the defence of the American
coast.   One critic says "the apathy   of
Congress on this subject would   be incredible if it did not confront u». If the
entrance to Puget sound is not fortified
the United States, in cage of  war wiih
England, would be compelled to give up
the control of that Sound  and   of   the
coast of   Washington  Territory.      In
marked contrast to this negligence   tbe
British and Canadian governments have
agreed to fortify the Coast of British Co
lumbia.    Schemes to waste the   public
resources on things   known to   be   absolutely worthless were  approved,   but
the    fortification    bill    was shelved."
Wouldn'tft be awful it the Britrsh Columbians were' to   annex   Washington
Territory, and Oregon too 1
On Monday last policeman Hart
found Jacob Montorde dead drunk on
the sidewalk in east Portland. He had
in his pockets $700 in coin and certificates of deposit for as much more.
The reporter says:—"he was fortunate;
he escaped the festive drunk-roller.
What a bonanza he would have been
for a bunco steerer." That is American
English. What kind of animal is a
bunco steerer?
General Sherman received right
royal welcomes at San Francisco last
week and intends to sail in one of
our railroad cars through the sea of
mountains. He may be here in ten
days.
The New York World says:—"The
Canadian Pacific telegraph system will
strike a home stroke at the monopoly
of the Western Union, and win for the
Company a point of gieat advantage in
its contest with the associated cable
companies. So long as it refuses to
yield to the efforts of the Western
Union it deserves success. At present
it is acting for the benefit of the public
and will put an end to high rates and
inefficient service."
THE  POSITION   BECOMING
CLEARER.
The recent meeting of the Kmperors
of Germany and Austria and the long
conferences  of Bismarck and Kalnoky
clearly demonstrate  the near approach
of the struggle for supremacy between
the  great northern empire of  Russia,
aided by France, aud the central powers, including Germauy, Austria  and
Italy,  with the  ultimate adhesion  of
England.    This division we have often
foreshadowed, because  the interests of
the powers are  in common in each di
vision,      Russia seeks to dominate the
Balkans  and  secure   Constantinople;
France seeks her war of revanche with
Germany  and a slice of  Syria:  Italy
wants Albania and  her two pro', inces
of  Savoy   and  Nice,  taken  over   by
France  as payment  for her aid in the
war with Austria ; Austria wants some
of the Balkan provinces and is looking
with a longing eye at Constantinople ;
Germany wants  to  make  Austria an
Asiatic  power   in   order to add   the
Gorman portiou of the Hapsburg kingdom to the.  ompire, and also, to render
France incapable of retrieving her lost
provinces *>f Alsttce and Lorraine ; and
England wants the statu quo in Turkey,
and  peace ;-but that she cannot have
without  fighting for it.    She also, desires to see Russia crippled in order to
put  an end  to  her  aggression in the
East.    Thus the interests of the principal nations   likely to be involved in
the coming   war arc distinctly defined
and their respective and joint capabilities- for attack and defence can be approximately weighed.      France has an
army which can be reckoned in round
numbers  at two millions, she has also,
a very   powerful  fleet; Italy  has, say
one million of soldiers and some very
formidable  ships  of war ; Austria has
about  a   million  and  a half of good
soldiers   and   some good   war  ships;
Germany has about two millions of men
and some powerful iron-clads ; Russia
has three millions of men and great facilities of adding  to the number, immense  supplies of   war   material   all
ready for  the field, placed in the most
advantageous  position,  in   view of  a
future conflict, and she haa some large
war vessels ready and is adding to the
number as rapidly as possible ; England
has a powerful fleet,  but she could not
cope with  Russia and France single-
handed ; her army cannot be estimated
at more than a million all told, and its
real effective portion  is scattered over
the colonies.    Of course, in  war time
the effective  forces  of England could
be largely increased, but she must always  regard  her  navy as her strong
arm.    It will thus be seen, that looking
at these possible  belligerents arrayed
on either side as aboye, they are pretty
well matched eo far  as EuroDe is concerned ; but in  Asia  the  matter  assumes another phase.    If, for instance,
Russia   and   England   were   opposed
a I'outrance, England could  raise  two
millions of men in India and she could
bring with her,  her now ally, Ohina,
with countless   millions, if necessary,
and sweep Russia clean out of central
Asia.    Persia, if even inclined to aid
Russia, would   not offer much impediment to  a joint  Indian  and Chinese
army.    Russia would be attacked at
her weakest point and would suffer an
immediate loss of territory and a large
surface for recruiting.    She would lose
the Caspian entirely, never to be regained ;  she would lose all her recent
conquests in Armenia and very probably the whole of  the Caucasus and all
the ports on the Black Bea.    Her territory, immense as it is, would not furnish armies which could be depended
upon  to defend  her fronliorn against
hordes of Chinese that would by the
time tbey reached the confines of Russia, be good soldiers, eager to settle old
scores with her, and equally eager for
loot.    In this way, Russia would lose
the substance in her unavailing efforts
to seize  tho shadow—Constantinople,
because,   for   her, it is unattainable ;
every power but her one ally—France,
would oppose her, and even France, if
she could get the  better of Germany,
would assist in preventing Russia from
reaching the Golden Horn.    It will be
a terrible punishment  for the Musco
vite, that he will be forced to educate
what will he his most formidable rival
—tho Mongol ;• that he will be preparing  the  rod   to scourge himself     All
the Russian dreams of  being a great
Asiatic powor will shrink into nothingness, and  she will he shorn on every
side till  the Russia of tho future will
only be  permitted   to exist as a third-
rate power.     Her semi-savage eagerness  for conquest has blinded her to
the   sure   results   of   a   combination
against her.    prance will be forced to
submit to   a   re-establishment   of the
monarchy and it  may be, the loss of
another province ; at any rate to all
hopes of annexing Belgium or retrieving her lost provinces.    Italy will moke
another step forward, she will probably
portance in relation to other nations
and become consolidated. Germany
will achieve all that Bismarck d
and he will leave the Teuton empire
the greatest, next to England, in tbe
world, when he departs this life.
 ---•
Farther shocks of earthquake Were felt in
Malta.
THE DECISION OF MR. JUSTICE
GRAY ON THE O. P. R.
EXTENSION
We have a particular regard for Mr.
Justice Gray; hit personal appearance
and the   tone of his voice always re
minds us of the true English gentleman
and  that personage   we believe  to lie
the acme  of perfection.    We  an- informed, also, that Mr. J ustice Gray is
learned in tbe law, and is looked upon
oa a jurist of considerable attainments.
AU this being granted, we cannot be
be   looked upon as  prejudiced in our
opinions  of the decision recently ren
dererl by the learned judge in the case
of Edmonds, et al vs. the O. P. Railway
Company ; we merely give our impres
sions  of what wo   read.    Mr. Justice
Gray says he carefully  prepared   the
judgment  in the   case—«©. P. R.   vs.
Major.    We may at this point remind
our readers that  one of the attorneys
engaged in the cose, we are told, stated
when talking of the adverse judgment
of Mr. Justice McOreight. that thoy—
the C, P. R. Oompauy—w   rid  find a
judy wlio wouldgive a favora.,.    •'■••■
diot in their case.    Shortly after this
statement the  case was  taken before
Mr. Justice Gray in a very peculiar
form.'  Tho 0. P. R, Oompauy brought
an action against a mimilier of the Coal
Harbor ring—a friendly action, as it
wan called—and of  course, there was
no defence.    But the objoct of the action  was clear; it was  to afford the
learned judge au opportunity, if he so
desired it, to air his particular opinions
on the gubject, untrammeled by the ad
verse  opinions of counsel for the defence.    This was cleverly accomplished
and the learned judge was so pleased
with  tho result that he  rests content
with the profound opinions  then and'
there  enunciated.    Tho extraordinary
part of Mr. Justice Gray's conclusions
at the trial in tho Divisional Court, is
where he states that he had tho advantage of hearing an able argument from
Mr. Richards, Q.O., and that he found
himself strengthened and confirmed in
the  views he had previously expressed
(i. e.) in the judgment he rendered in
the undefended action  above referred
to,    It cannot be pretended that Mr.
Justice  Gray is unique in  holding to
his  opinion,  although  opposed   to all
the  other judges in British Columbia
(the Chief Justice included), and the
able argument of Mr. Richards; people
have been often known to bold to their
opinions even with   the  prospect   of
immediate death before  them.     The
learned judge gave his opinion in the
undefended case o£ O. P. R. vs. Major,
and he sticks to it.    The arguments of
his two  brother judges has no weight
with him ; he  carefully  prepared the
judgment in the case just referred to,
and he is not to be moved by all the
learned opinions adduced by the united
judges on tho  Bench of this Province.
This is consistency with a vengeance.
We are compelled to believe that" Omnia nonpariter rerum sunt omnibus ap/a,"
and that Mr. Justice Gray can only see
through his own spectacles.   He quotes
" The Consolidated Act 1879, in so far
as the provisions of  the same are applicable to the undertaking authorized
by this charter and  in so far as they
are  not  inconsistent with or contrary
to the provisions hereof, and save and
oxcept as hereinafter provided, is here
by incorporated herewith."    Now, the
contention of the learned judge appears
to our benighted intellect,   that   the
clause quoted above, was very well in
its way, but when it was contrary to
the supposed bargain made by the Syn
dicate  with  the Federal  Government
(i. e.)  the bargain they supposed they
had made,  it  was   inoperative.    And
this opinion the learned judge clinches
by saying that "those provisions of law
are clear and undoubted."   It appears
to us that supposing these provisions
of the low to be clear and undoubted
it would argue very littlo for the perspicuity   of   the   Chief   Justice   and
Justices Crease and McCreight, and the
conclusions   of   Mr.  Justice   Gray a
capita ad calcem must be correct     The
misfortune is that  they are three to
one and the vulgar idea is that even in
the case of sheep's heads the largest
number is the best.    Mr. Justice Gray
maintains that a rood running through
every province of the Dominion—although  to a great  extent paid for by
the    people—should   have   privileges
which should be   without  limit,   and
subversive of all those protecting principles of law w hich are only applicable
to small concerns sueh as the small
piece  of  railway once made in China
whioh the people  there afterwards de
stroyed.   We have hereinbefore shown
how profound Mr. Justice Gray is, and
Hot Sulphur Sprini
SANITARIUM & PLEASURE RKSOKJ
HARRISONLAKE. B. C.
Temperature of Springs, 164 degrees Fahrend
Analysis of mater made by Prof. M. 1. \Vcu-_l, San Francisco, Cal.
Sulphurated Hydrogen (its, Sulphate of Sodium,
Sulphite of Calcium, Sulphite of Magnesia,
Chloride of Sodium,
Alumnii,
Chloride ot Puts.,,.,,
Siliri
Slll.lll MINERAL aWTE-iTS per gill,,, of witer, 89,-.*. grairia.
CHARACTER OF WATER, a mild aperient,   the sulphates largely ,„
A BURS Cl'ltKfor Paralysis, Itbeumatuui, Syphilia, Itlll-slM. N,
cases. Mercurial Poisoning, Dipsomania, aud all diseases of the womb, I:
besides many other uialadius to which human flesh is heir. ^^^
l-idies will find tha laths always h.itefi.iil, while they are I \r m
FOR THK COMPLEXION, f^
30 miles north oast of   Vaucouvc,, 4. mil,-
f laud or water from New Weatminater.
Ki, ellent Hotel and 'lath accommodations, ready on and after SKIT
These   Spring! are about ,^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
C. I*. 11., and alruut 45 miles by loud or water frmn New Westminster
Telephonic and coach connections with  the hotel, and all patrons will re
attention and courtesy from
JOHN R. BROW]
MASAOI
NEW   STORE,
D. DEYSDALE & Cl
HAVING HOUOHT THE STOCK OF THK
ESTATE   OF   TRAPP   BROTriGl
At a VERY LOW KKiURK, we ire offering these goods at EXCEPTION \I.I.Y|
PRICES, as they must be sold this season.    We havo also added a Largs stock|
NEW   GOOD
Bought in the beat markets, and we solicit an inspection of uir.
D.DRYSDALE&CI
Columbia   Street.  New  Weatminater.
cation to tlio case in point. In f uch-
wise is Mr. .1 ustice Gray's illustrations
of the consequences which must follow
the ini|ictlinicnU thrown in the way of
the immaculate 0. P. It. Company, as,
an attempt " to construct the largest
Meiliteriiiii'iur iron clad with the machinery and fittings of a harlior punt.''
Our limited intelligence leaves ua com
pletely bewildered when contemplating
this simile and bo wo give i; .up. Mr.
Justice Gray thinks that anything iu
tho Consolidated Act of 1879, when it
comes in conflict with the Oampany's
Act, or the  opinions  of  Mr.  Justice
Gray,  must  give way,   and leave the|,hivorillg, alld Icver.,hn0M „„,,„•,
Company alone to da as they like. The of the natural seoretioiiB with  uliich,
, ...       ,, •,.,..,•   • » tranquil   Bleep,   a healthv skin
learned judge thinks that the injunc- t*^^^^^^i*aa*a*_^_^_^_M—
tions should all lie raised to allow this
"T1MK  IS, TIMK WAS,  TIMK I
BKNUMOHi:.
Tho glorious oracle of the Brass. Hj
so often   quoted,   ami so littii    attend
"Taking things in time I"  in an pro.
mentioned as   to Ire  almost a trite
Hut what   is "iu   tiino?"    A mari rni
friend casually,   who seems   dcsptrah|
and naturally asks  him, ''W'n.it rm i
the mutter with you*—what  are yotl
ing from'"    "Oh  nothing   purticulvj
plies the invalid, "1 have losti
and do not sleep well at night, i
I look poorly."   And so tliey part: tn]
inquirer shaking his hesd, ami mutts
himself not very cheerful propheckH
friend's condition.    The  fact ol lire
simply this, that the invalid so ar
in want of proper  treatment; Iris
of order aud   will  not   perform  its
funotjpus; consequently his stomach spl
isordered,   and    ait. rnate |
magnanimous Company to take all the
property they want,   at the  price  set
upon the lands by the liberal valuators
and   arbitrators   appoinied   by   them.
Mr. Justice Gray admitB that the powers given   to tho Company are exceptionally large, but they were given by a
Parliament (of 200aud odd innuinlier)in
which Uritish Columbia was represented
(by six members), so we British Ooluiu
binns, have no  reason to complain, especially,   as we kicked up the greatest
row about the railway,  when we ought
lo have waited patiently for tifty year*,
if nocesaary, in order to obtain what we
bargained for lo  be completed in ten
years.    Mr. J ustice Gray hints that the
branch to this city may be stopped as
well as the other, in consequence of the
action of   " miscreants" who may perhaps (as the   law  now   affirms stands)
escape punishment.    Here,  ugain, we
are at a loss to know who the "mis
creants " are ; they are certainly those j
who prevent the line from being carried
down the margin of  the Inlet.    It is
true that H. A7. Edmonds and his fellow oonspirotors,   prevented or desired
to prevent  this consummation;   but,
really,   it   was the Chief  Justice and
Justices Crease and McOreight. Query,
aro they all miscreants? and if they did
not escape punishment, would they be
hanged, burned or drowned!
healthy body. 	
Has this sufferer (and there ure masf
ever heard of Holloway's Pills A*m||
ment?—or. having heard of thoae ret
does he despise the testimony nf thos)
ay, wo may aay millions, as to the
of those remedies?    What we Bay I
the position we have supposed is tlris-j
no   longer—Time is; but Time, wit.
iii.y soon be no more.    Delay then,
no longer :   delay may be death.   I
attention, a   little ordinary   preoM-l
observance of   the rules which  uecfl
"Hnlloway'i   Remedies"   will
sufferer, in any climate, to health,
and happiness.    Can we suy mure?
ib needed, let the reader refer tn the f
wide-Bproad   testimonials   in   favor j
"Pills   and  Ointment"   which
Holloway's name  known ai a heneftj
the human  race,  from the  inuuthi|
Oanges iu  the  Kast,  to the Hniitvar
Mississippi  in the  west ; from tlte
St. Lawrence   to Sydney Harlim.
the donlster we say, as ia snirl wit- i
the monument of   the grand old M**|
"If testimony   is  what ynu   r«|mnj|
around you."    But to tlto^netnal "«^j|
repeat what we have begun «itli-lW
and Time may bo no more, — Th' !"*%
F. CRAKE,
WATC]
JEWEL E'd
Has moved  to the store lately °«*1
Coulter A t'".,
Opposite to Cunningham's Sf
on Columbia Street.
sTormes-ly IHs-r»M,_sM- of Ihe H si1
ment ef Kavnjfe A I.j no,". '
An excursion train of 62 Pullman cars loft
San Francisco for Los Angeles. This is
said by railroad officials to be the longest
train of Pullman cars that ever loft any
depot in the United .States. — Washington In-
dependant.
G. A. Dixon, Frankville, Ont., says: "I
was cured of chronic bronchitis, that
troubled me for seventeen years, by the use
of Dr, Thomas' Eclectric Oil." See that the
signature of Northrop k Lyman is on the
back of tho wrapper, and yon will get tbi
genuine Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil.
The Rouge River Courier very truthfully
says, (and the advice will apply to this as
well as every other town on the coast),
"Either run a town with vim or just sell
out and leavo it— ono of the two things
must be done— run a town for all it's worth,
get up steam and keep it up—or quit th,
whole thing, slide out and let nature take
her course. Do you want trade? Bid for
it. Do you want business to como to your
town? Encourage those who do come. Do
yotl want a prosperous town where people
can come who are disposed to make a home?
Then bury from sight all spite work—work
no more for i few individuals, but  all work
HAVING           ,_    .
tion With Mr. MoNaujMefcI
SEVERED   HIS <1)J
^^^^^1 Mr. McNa
prepared to do all kinds of
FINE AND COMPLICATll
•Watche
,e«iv. I,,,' «*,  Alb-*,'--! V|h» -.Ufadt » i. f> Mlo» him in M.]_^,£\I£S.,'5_M;-_3 ','.:
She will increase hnr im-   arguunrat* in order to find their appli    *■-■ ■—*—«♦ "
tual benefit."
JEWELBj
CHARGES REASOKAHt^
-STWatohoB   sent   by    mail   "'
attended to ot once.
Trtr anted to purchase a
.ot on (larkc St., rtvn
Qnec"'    icK|
Proposals in  writing—stating P
before tho 12th instant.    Aildn**
A. R. HOWSE.        j
Bc.l Estate B^
Ten*
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