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   Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - February 16, 1885, Winnipeg, Manitoba                                -cp XI. WINNIPEG. MONDAT, FEBRTJABY 1C. 1885. NO. DATES FOR CONDENSED AOVEPTISEMEHTS I'KOB'BSSIONAL Mid CARDS run In and without display) 10 oonta pur word per uioalhr JTo Card inserted {or lusfi thus per month. CONDKN8KDADVJCKT13JSM1CNTS on this piuce anch aa Situations Vacant, Situations Wanted, For Sale, To Let, Personal. Ixjat end Found, 30 words Or Ddor, cue lasorUon AO cents, each additional word two cents 30 words or under (or each ooiuuoulive Insertion (or less period thun one week. 25c, each addl tlooal word one cent 30 wojrda or nndor one week fl.30, additional word 5 oeuta SO words or under each subsequent wecft, ft.QO, each additional word 3 olmts. Condensed ad vortlsemcnts not Inserted every day, 30 worda or under 50 oonta oaoli Insertion, euohoddltional word 2 oonts, No advertisement charged to for less than   to J. CRANSTQN, Lounox fo. B3S 6i3 rflBACHER WANTED, MALBorFiSMALB, M- holrtlng'Sad qr 3rd class certificate, for StlUorivay Suhool. Duties to commence 1st of Aoril, Applications received up to the lOih Marco, aiatingl salarr tftmiirod. Apply to C. .O., Man. yv. MILIEU, Seo -Treiui.. Sourls P. WANTED.-A MALK TBACH8R FOR School i-Httrict, holdiiKQ 2nd or 3rd class cartlflcate. nilllort to commence ou the 1st oE April, 1885, Term. B HIOL tha. Apply atating salary, 10 JAS, K. ROBSON, See -Trear., Olive P.O., Manl tobo. U3S-010 TSACHKR WANTED FOR CYPRUS School, male or (cnialo, 2nd or 3rd class oortlHoeUe. IJutloa to oonirncnoc lat iVarch Prux. Applications received up to (be 2gth ist. Apply, state silary and certificate. Ad- dress W.K DAVIS, CrjsUI City, ____T_.. WANTEID.-MAL'E OR FE- male; aeooad or tblrd class certificate, for Salt Lake dclool OJatrUr. Duties to commence 1st April, term to bo aeven or eight months. Applications, stating salary expected bo aent before tfio 1st of March BO Hill in Bjokle, Seq.-TreAg, Marnoy E.O, Man. MB.MU' THE BND OF March, 11 mortled without fam- Jly-'nworkonafarma nlllei from Brandon. The man must havo a thorough knowledge of furni work. Tho woman to attend to household Comfortable home and good wages offered. Old country people preferred. Apnly to Ci, Box Si P. Brandon. 83S-B39 ATKACHKK WANTKD KO t THIS UEAD- Ingly School District. Apply, stating nunUllentlons nnd required, to F. H, FRANCIS, Hoadtngly V. O. 637 B39 flf ALE TEAC1HBR WANTED FOR BE- loralie School District. Duties cum- monco In April and terinlnnto 23rd December, ifq sunimer vacation. State qunllflootlona, rc- fecence'g, and remuneration required. A. P. STUART, Deloralne, (W7-G30 M4LB TEACHEP. FOR clghtmonthi for Steny Crjek Sohol District, Duties to oommenoo March 1st, State nod what oertlBcato hold. Rlohurd Halfpenny, 3ee.-Trooa., Nnepawa P.O.. Man. 037-6119 TEAUHER WANTED HOLDING SECOND or third class oscltdcate-. Dutlaa to com- menco abovu April 1st Applications, with idsilmonidls stating salary, to be to R. If. Swallow, Se-j.-Treas., Doiigfaa 'atntion, 0. P R., Man G3J-63n rilO LET-SALOON ANO RESTAURANT, -1. and 2 stores In Opera House Block. Ap- to Carruthora Brook, 9. B. oor. Rorie and MoDarmot streets. PREMI- sea No. 133 Main SD., Hird Biook, at present occupied by Mr. J. Metcatlo. ooatalnlnK large store and busoment, and offices on second and thli-d storeys. One tenant tor the whoio building preferred. Apply lo Q. H. lladskia. Civlo Offloes. TO COMFORTABLK SEVEN roomed briok-veueared houson, NOB. 1JH aad 196 Raskins Terrace, Cltrlton St. Apply to Q. D. McVioftr. TO HOUaK. COR nor Alexander and ftlmy Wclrfl n" shed, well dralood, gooid 'dolla-f and yard. Ap ply to Q. H. C impbell, Tlcldet Offloa, 471 Main St., or C. P. R. Station. j an2fl-if DENTAL. WK. M i. Mairi Street, ovor ObljiikHall, Winnipeg. QBho Qrdpraby will receive prompt attention, CA9U PAYS THE BEST SET of artificial teeth, upper or lower. 1. A. MoUnualand. Don cist. Oflloo. 672 Main Street, cor. ol Mo William, nearly opposite the HninBwiok. SITUATIONS VACANT. GENERAL BERV- ftp'. iSood'wikBoai steady employment. jApplyNo. IJAlbWtat, 10-18 JVf AIf WANT15D.-ONJB WHO UNDER milking preferred. be steady. H. (3, MqMioiccn, JOT Maln'Bt. 1U-1S DO WANT in the Daily Free PI-EBB. SO words on ly dl WANTBD.-.FOR THE PRINCE ALBBHT, N. Vfay. .Protestant Public School, a raon neort SSr'i Kraiiualo pretorcd. Salary Atfplfat cihbe to Johh Stowart, Hoc, Trustees. PROPERTIES WANTED. CHEAP LOT. SOUTH n i ,8tl 'ha "no of Colony bt. GUvo deaoripflan, prltw and torms. None but oliwhite b coualdered. Ad- dreas M. J. Free Prtws Office, BOARD AND ROOMS. TWO GENTLEMEN, AS BOARDERS, with good bed. can be aoooniodated ar, Roatnurunt, 6IB Main St. Also good menla from 0 a.m. to 1 a m. H. Chapman, proprietor. ______ 13JU STOCK WANTED. Qrtfl KWKS WANTED. TO BK DELIV- at Current br May i SITUATIONS WANTED. JaulO-if COMPETKNT UNDER- Wrltinsf-up, Balancing, or Auditing Busine s Books. In the evoulug. Tarma moderate. Apply Free Picas offloe. ARTICLES FOR SALE. WISH. FOR 3ALE.-THRKB AND A HALF tons of Jack Fish. l.flM'pounds of ljorop. Apply at 26 Aaalnljwlne Street. 13-ia DO YOU WANT TO BUY OR SELL ANY Article? Advertise in tho Dally Freo Press. 30 words only cents tat Insertion, and oonta additional Ins. BUSINESS CHANCES. YOU TO BOY OR SELL A Advertise in the Daily Froe Prws. SO. wpnto only dOcents 1st Inaertlon, and 33 oenta additlonaJ inu. n j. noriiiauy [o Rent, location'lentral. Ool-narof Uumborland spa Arthur streeta. Fine front on uaoh street, arranged, inside for Oonernl Dry Goods. Ad- rasa, Sf Karri qutonii Porr Arthur. STORES AND OFFIPES TO RENT. OFFIOBSS AND STORffi-1 TO HKNT IN the Djnildson Block. Main street. Apply to Donaldson, McDonald Ac Co. HAVE YOU ROOMS TO LET, OR WANT Boarders I Advartiao in the Daily Free Preue. 90 words only SO cents 1st insertion, and cents additional ins. TO REN P.-WVH Q60D WARM STABLES with fooi' stalls in oaoli. Also two largo ooaon housOB In connection, One-loH bulldluif fWxSO foot, 2 ftoors sultablo for grain storage. Apply W. R. Hamilton, Donaldson, McDonald HOUSES TO RENT. HOUSES TO LET ON CARLTON ST., AaalnlboLne St. Fort (3t, Young St., Kato 3t, Mo William dL, Portage Ave. Lisgar 3t., William at. and Annabel at. Ap, ply TO S. A. Rowbotham te Co., Clomeiita' Block.-IBUiliimSU, oily. PROPERTIES FOR SALE. FOR SALE AND LOT ON COR- ner Francis aud ne 9ts, For (ar iherparticulaiaapply on premisea. 36 Francis Street. 18-21 AORBSFiR3T-CLA3S LAND NEAR Bird's Hill. 40 aorea eropnedl laat roar, Ono of finest In the Province. H3 per soro. A b irgain. A pply to S. A, Row- botham Co., Clements' Block, 41H3 Main St. FARM FOR SALE.-1 MILKS ffROM CITY Hmita, on Sturgeon Croek. BIO wire fenced: 200 acres tinder orop. Thia year raised 30 bushels to acre. Terms res lonable. full p wtloulara' onquira Watson MTg Co.. Market Square. INSURANCE. INSURANCE LIFB, ACCIDENT, Qua'anfee, Town and Country Property, orSjoaraat lowest current raiea, Ageuts wanted In dUtricte; liberal oonimlaeion. A, General 'aldwell Block. Man. BUSINESS CARDS. GRAIN IN ELEVATORS AND housed in Port Arthur arid Fort William nsured at lowest rates. J. F. Ruttan Jt Co., Heal Estate and Assurance AgenlSj Fort Arthur. T.UMBER.-WE ARE PREPARED TO M m kfcc contracts for spring delivery, either Amerioan or Rat Portage Pine. Also Spruce Lumber. Saah, Donrs, MoUldluES, Davis to Co., Wholesale Lumber Dealers, 113 Jdoin Street.__________________ STORAGE.- RECEIVED INTO STORK every deacription of Merchandise, iiro- daco, provlaioQB, grain, implements, etc.. uto. free and in bond, at moderate rates. bouse and P. O. Argylo 9C nnd ?olnt Douglas Ave., oa C. P. R. Track. Tel- phone T. S. Gray. TYPE-WRITERS. THE CALIORAPH IS THE BKST WRIT- iae machine manufactured. Was award- ed tho diploma at the Dominion Mxhlb UOTI at Ottawa, 1834, and at the Provincial Exhibltione, Toronto, tM two years over all other kinda of type-writers. Maohinca given on trlat. For further Infornntion address D, JH. StoWurt, Box 702, Winnipeg. OEMINQTQN TYPE WRirER.-CHEAP- J.% cat clerk the mislnesn man can employ. With qne of those mauhhies a smart boy or lady can do the work of expensive office nian. Mnouinea aad euopllea In etook. A. C. Jlnttheiva, offloe over Ortawa Back, P. O. Box 215. MEETINGS. THE REGULAR MEBT- lag of Prince ttup- ert'aLodfre, A. No. 1, Q, R. M., will take place la Mftaonio Hall, on 17tli instant. By order of the W M. A. MuT. CAMPBELL, 1217 Socretliry. of Births, FIFTV and BIRTHS. St. Valentine's Eve, Friday, February nth, 1835, at ''Fort In the City ol Winnipeg, tho T. H. Cor- rogan, Esq., AttorncytJoncrul'd Uepurtmont, of a daughter. BO Prlpceaa StrOet, on tho 12th Inst., the wife of W. H. Ernes, of a daughter. DEATHS. Marquetto, Man on the ISth Honrl Joseph Edward Sabien, infant aon of E. L. Fairbanks, M. P. P., aged one ear. PoiTB.ia--.-At St. Bonlfnoo, on the 15th met.. KlminalAicle Maria 'I herese, agcd3monthu and n days, daughter of John 0, Poltras, P. 0. Funorat to-day at 3 o'doelf. anc) ncqualntnnrea are to qttenct without further FARMS FOR SALE OR TO LET. rpO ONSHARES-.Fft.RIHS of FROM -L 30 to 160 urrea, ready to put seed in. Ad- vertiser to ilnd atook and implements. Apply personally or by loiter to H. POWBR. Asalntboia Farm, Elkbom, N.W.T. THK WKATHKK [Reported lor Free Press by St. John's Col ego Government Mofcorlnglcal Reporters.] DAILY BEPOBT. Far twenty-four hoars ending at p. m THSBMOM1CTBB. Max, MIn. Monday, Feb. -21J Tuesday. Fob.10.................'-a -3B Wednesday, Feb. 11 Thursday, Feb.12................. -101 -28 Friday, Feb. 13.................. 0 -3IJ Saturday, JTeb.U................. 2-loI Sunday, Barometer CANADIAN, nfilers Ask for an Increased on Flour. Snow Shoe Clnlt Baceain Mon- treal. The ow Blockade on Ontario Hall- for Bhfety of the Brltlah Army lu the Hondan. THE CAPITAL.' Protection Wanted. OTTAWA, Feb. delation from all parts of Oauada waited the Government Saturday' 'afternoon vto urge an incroaao of the iriporled' from the .Tile Deputa- tion pointed out tnillitig indus- try was.rnie present 'protective tariff which let it out in the pold and they urged an increase, not only to equalize protection with that granted farriers on on wheat and raw material but also be- cause of advantage lower through on freight give to the American mjjilersof the H'orlhweaterlX States. Instanoqs: were given.thai) flour tb Ottawa for 42 cent per against' 35 jets. from Toronto ?o Ottawa, and from. Minneapolis to Montreal for very little more than from Toronto tu Montreal.' It was also shown that Amorioan. millers, tiaving a very large market for patent lour at a remunerative rate, were able to sell a second quality of milling in the Dominion at a -aacrifioe thus--Wiling the [Junadian industryf.1 learned from a Oaninoc ..Minister thfct-al- Jioufih no given tc> she delegation, th'e "'flttty on'fl'pur will bo increased from fifty to cents tb seventy- five cents. Thts taking food will be a most unpopular in.Ae. country, and too reVWlhe itfillirig trade. Millerj clAimihat nothing lew than one dollar increase will be satisfactory. It to-night that the Govern- ment Has agreed to increase the duty on Hour to 76 cents per, barrel. Port StiupvoB K rirt of Kotry. The Canada Gazette says that Port Simpson been created a port of entry. Riohard Shapson, of Winnipeg, g been appointed a landing waiter. Dominion Hlflc Aaaoelatlon. The annual general meeting of the Do- minion Ride Association is Gud for 18th.. It will tUHemble ;or buiittess at 12 o'clock noon on-Thurs- day, The Hearing tiane. The final match between the Montreal and Ottawa curling .cltibs for the Gov- ernor-General's madal, was won by Ottawa by four shota. Private Residence Burned. MONTREAL, Feb. residence >f R. J. Rodden Cote, Ste. Ansoine, was burned Saturday morning, Loss 'nsured. Hnowshoe The annual races of the Montreal snow shoe club took place on Saturday. J. G. Rosa of the Mentreal club won tha mile race in 6 minutes and 55 seconds. Mc- Saughton of the St. George's club won JIB 100 yards raoo in seconds. JMaeaae AmniiK Horses. A number of horses here are suffering 'rom disease caused by the changeable weather, and the thaw and freezing of the roads. A LnehF Windfall. Eugene Hague, of Belgium, h resident of Canada, for thirteen years, has fallen icir to franca in Brussels. De- ,active Fahey has bean hunting up Hague "or six months, and found him in Pene- fcanguishene, Another Fire. A building occupied by Woods Bros., ewel oaso makes, Bomervilla printer, 3owe, Electric Bell Co., and Schwartz and Roinhardt, jewel case makers was lestroyed by fire this morning. Losi partially insured. TOBONTO. Champion Billiard Players. TORONTO, Feb. the billiard contest h'ere between SchaeWer, channpion >f America, and Wallace, champion of New York, 500 points, Bohaeffer was victorious. A deputation from Toronto Sanitary Association waited upot! Attorney- General Mowat and urged fie necessity of passing a bill for licensing plumbers, and make them pass examinations far proficiency. Mr. Mowat premised to ive the matter his earnest considera- .Liberals Want the Franchise. A deputation of the Young Mans Liberal Olub1 asked Hon. Mr. Mowat resterday to give manhood sufferuge, or f that's too much, to place the fran- chise on some other basis ttum a property qualification so aa to enfranchise young nerchants, law students, etc. Mr. Vlowat said they would soon the provisions of a brll being prepared. for the British. Army. Prayers were offered up in all the churohek here to-day for the safety of the British army in the Soudan. Died of Apoplexy. LONDON, Feb. Black- >urn died suddenly -to-day of apoplexy. 1> el ay eft _ A truin on the London, Huron Bruce railway succeeded in reaching Wingham last night. The Wellington, Grey Bruce Branch is still blocked. Mot Dynamiters. Feb. suspicious characters, supposed to >p dynamiters, are in town is denied. It turns out thut tha men who were loiter- ing in the vioinity of the citadel yester- day morning and who excited suspicion were workmen who had arrived here in search of employment. VICTOB1A. Anti- VICTORIA, B. 0., Tf'eV. An anti- Chinese emigration bill with very strin- gent provisions is en its way through the. Legislature. A similar bill was panned by the Parliament last year and itan re jeoted by the Ottawa Government. Two VeeselM Ashore. Indians just arrived here report that two vessels are ashore in Barclay There are no particulars yet, nows will come by the steamer, which is hourly expected. A Oalored RBKlment. COLLINQWOOD, Feb. 15. Mob erly volunteered to raise a regiment oE Colored men for service in the Sou- dap. _ CALEDONIA. A (Severe Fire. CALEDONIA, Feb. 15. stores oc- cupied by M. MoOonnel, Josiah Corcoran, P, Doboreiner, D. Kennedy, Miss and D. M. Turnbull, with few oLher small buildings wore burned 6n Saturday. Loss, insured for WATJPOBD. Arrested (or Forvery. >r WATFORD, Feb. 15. Jos. Armstrong of the township of Adelaide was arrested yesterday for forgery. Under the assum- ed name of Ringold he made out a dead to himself of Jos. Parker's farm for seven thousand dollars, forging the sig- natures of Parker and the witnesses as well as the names of Commissioner Noble of- Strathroy. Ho then tried to raiuo four thousand dollars on the property from a loan company in Toronto. Their suspicions were aroused by thu similarity of the writing in the various sigiiBtur and a detective was net on his track with the above result. AMEKICAN. A mining Toivu 'Wiped Out in Utah. Another Sewcv Snow .in Chicago. in A Hanker lu A lover HurderB Hla Crimi- Hijloltte-Traln Jtobbera In Texas. WAS11INGTONJ The BrltlBh Wheat Crop. I WAsHtoroif, Feb. BngliiK orop of 1884 frpm official Trade'1 btiphela. and IroJ land making in tho Unito'd Kingdom bushels. In twenty-two weeks buahela1 liave' been delivered. The -seed re'ouire ments are .about bUftlVels Leaving a home crop for consumption o: bushels, of which about haVe' been delivared; leaving about bushels in January still on- the English farmers hands, NKW of Uamroccli, NBW Feb. Dr. Leopold Dnmjroach, distinguished musician, died ''City at p. in. to-day. ayment of Irlsli M. Tfio various branches of the Irish National League, have decided to estab- lish a fund for the payment of salaries to the Irish members of tho British Parlia- ment. 1 CHICAGO. Another Severe Mtorm. xiao, Feb. A driving snow itortn prevailed here nearly all day, ceas- ing this evening after darkness set in, Tho snow was line, moist and clinging. und drifted badly before tho strong north wind. Trains coming in to-night are de- layed, and fears aro expressed that in the present condition of affairs, with snow piled along the tracks, that the blockade of lost week will be renewed to-morrow, unless the wind Blackens, ABhovklnr Accident. OLEVBLAKD, Feb. John andPetfi> Hoover, brothers, and a son the formdr aged 12 years, were going home frpJn work. In attempting to cross the rail- road bridgb, on which there is iVo1 frtot path, they were by a train, and stepping to tho opposite track to escape were run down byaBwitcholigine. John Hoover's body was literally out to pieces Mid the fragments were scattered about the ground. Pater Hoover's legs were both cut off and one of the boy's was crushed. John Hoovendied at the hospital and the boy's arm was amputated. SALT L.AKV. A Town Wiped Out. SALT LAKE, The mining town of Alta was wiped out by a mow avalanche md sixteen persons mostly miners were eilled. A large portion of the lost were n the boarding- houae and hotel.' Twenty- eight in all were buried, twelve were dug out alive on Saturday, the rest are all undoubtedly dead. Men from the City Bocks mine and Evergreen formed L digging force to get out the corpses. Three had been takon out at last accounts amid much difficulty and in a and severe cold. The following isid 'cor- rect list of those uncovered Andrdw White, Timothj Madden, Barney. QHbon, James Watson, Fred Oollinaon, (Mqttie aiokey.Chas. Yolk, (Chinaman) Big Jimo (Chinaman) Jerry Reagan, David P. Evans, a child of Mrs. Ford, nnd four children of E. Ballon. Knocked Out in Bis Ronnda. irraBURG, Fob, A glove fight 'or a purse of between Chas. Mc- 3oy and Adam Weldon took placa in a private room in the oast end last night, tesulting in favor of Weldon, who knocked his opponent aanaeleas in the sixth round. LOUISVILLE. Harder and Suicide. LOUISVILLE, Feb. rThe Courier- Journal says Will Adams, a young man twenty-all years old, nnd sweetheart, Tinnie Wilmouth, a pretty girl of eighteen years, were ffound doad at an earlj hour this morning on the railway, jno mile west of Sholbyville, Ky. Their bodies were stiff in death, and bespat- tered with blood, and lay within n few feet of each other. A pistol, with two umpity chambers, lay between his logs. He had evidently murdered tho girl and then suicided. Burled Alive. BOMKEY. W. Va., Feb. the mosl. horrible occurrences ovor in this section lias just transpi'rodjr aij, Onkone. Some days ago a residing near that place, was with neuralgia of the bowels. A pliysic'ian administered a. dose of morphine. Shortly after the girl apparently died, and was prepared -fot-'buriol." The night of the girl'n. burial, dogs' in the vicinity visited the graveyard nnd made so mu that the people talked, and it cided to open the grave. A s spectacle was revealed, The girl'tu-ut re- vived after burial, and n gle followed. She had torn her ''cfoShes from her body and ripped therti to shreds, The flesh hung in strips from her arms, a lip was nearly bitten off and nearly all 'her hair had been pulled from her head. The family are nearly mad with grief, GALVESTON. A Banker Comnilis ISulelde. GAIVESTOW, Nows special says: Major Frfunk partner sf the banking firm of Clark, Bryan  reak (Hi the morning of Jan. 2Gth. Gen. Gordon was killed by a volley from rebel rifles 'while on his {-way 'his head- to the Austrian Consulate, TKe Austrian consul was killed in his house, md tli e 'Greek consul is held a prisoner by the Mahdi. The Governments of Germany and Russia have appointed respectively Rich- ihofen and Mourouei members of the Igyptun debt commission. COLONIAL AID. Tile Marquis of Lome, ex-Governor- ienewl of Canada, writes to the Times o-advise tho acceptance of the proffered service) of the Canadian regiments in the Soudan campaign. .o-Ho believes they would prove as valuable co-adjutators as ;he voyageure, and dednfes it to be but an act of justice to givfe the right to jrove Iheir devoti6n. The Sovernor of cabled ,he He me Government tendering to the an assurance that the Colony of Victoria is ready to do its part as an in- ;egral portion of Her Majesty's Empire :o assiit England in Egypt. LOHIION, Feb. received 'rom E'ulka Island state that a reconnois- anca shows that the Shukuk Pass is clear. The wounded are doing well. Advices here state that the rebels from Berber started for Metemrieh to reinforce he gai rison there, but returned on hear- .ng that the Nile column was advanc- The Government has ordered a num- jer of steam launches to be sent to Juakim to be used in landing'troops. owners are accepting contracts to xanaport supplies to Egypt at almost ialf tha rates charged in 1883. CAIIIO, Feb. the request of [jord Vfolseley, Hassan Bey, a brother of ;ha Kredivo, has assumed of the Egyptian troops in the Soudan, ivith dhe title of Governor-General. Hassan Bey wanted his acceptance made conditional upon recruiting Turk- sh soldiers, but he finally agreed to accept the command of the Egyptians. The plxn is expected te have a good effect upon the Soudanese, as showing that Engliu d does not desire the conquest of Egypt for herself. KOKII, Feb. Wolseley will start for Gakdul to-morrow. The Mudir is novr 'JciiiiVinced that Khartmim fallen' General Gordon is A 'Ibrahim Bey Ruchdi states that'-'.Fsrag admitted that -'ill e rebels have tn'ke'n Khartoum. .hia master, went to the 3tn'orilmont Houiio' and roet Gordon out armod, -with Maliomed Bey >ha and tW-enty cavasses. While proceeding to the Austrian Conisulato ;hey met a pftrty of who fired a volley. Gordon and Mnsta- phafelldeado TJ'J SUAIUM, Fob. new bat- tries ai-e being erected for 'the protection of the railway. 'There'is great activity in Digmos camp. The woman are being iirmed, and drilled and every pos- sible preparation is making for an obstin- ate fight Gen. Brackenburg and the main body of troops advanced to-day. MIWNKUOSA. Oorrenjioiidenee of the Tree Press. The municipal council of Odanah have engaged Mr. Henry Rosa, _of 15, B. 17, ail secretary-treasurer, and Thomas Logan as assessor, both of whom should make excellent officers. The Homedale school district has se- cured the services of Mias Karl, of Tp. 12, B. 17, and the- trustees are to be con- gratulated upon their choice of a teacher who so well able to train the young idea hc-w to shoot. The two elevators in the town are now purchasing large quantities of wheat, and t'lie farmers from near and far are bringing in a liberal supply. There is a large quantity of grain yet to bo marketed It is held by these who expect to reap the benefi t of advanced prices. The Indian farm iuatructer at Boiling River has entered a complaint againsl one ol' our citizens for aelhng liquor to the Indians. Mr. T. D. Harrison, J.P., deferred tho case nntil the mayor arrivet from Winnipeg, When it was found thai the guilty party had skipped to The 'Same party barely escaped being fined 'for the same offeneaaame'.time ago The Church of England congregation are going to erect church at once 01 Minnodosa avenue. 'The exorbitant price charged by the town council for the use of the town hall for church services has driven two of our denominations to the 'work of building places of their own to worship in. Our minister has removed into the town from hia homestead, the people of the toffn having built A com- fortable manse hia use. Rev. Mr. Wellwood and estimable consort nre held in the highest esteem by the people of ali denominations, and wa should feel sorry to lose him from amongst un. CABLE NEWk The War In China, Lang Son Captured. Boraan Catholic De nounce the Dynamiters. Bbcernena Arsenal and Klon Threatened the Hcnlrles Bad Trcbled-tlm nns in Pergln. BB1TAIN. PCecBntlonB AiBlnst LONDON, Feb. recent dyna- mite explosions in the House o.F Com- mons demonstrated the fact that un- der the existing of governing tile admission of strangers to the galltiriesand obbies of the House of Parliament, it will be an easy matter for dynamiters ;o convey explosives'into tho building during the session and cause tho death )f many members. Tho Government iw decided that more stririgent fules bo adopted. M. P.'s in futuro will bo not allowed to in trod uoo utrangors into the (alleries and lobbies. The Spoaker of ;ho Oommons alone will tho right give letters of admission to visitors and he will only issue them to M. P. 'B cr their friends after a week's notice so .hat the proposed visitors can be inquir- ed into. Turn stiles will bo cructed at urns in the galleries. Experienced de- .ectiveii will bo postod at each turn stile a carefully scrutinize strangers as they Threatened With JOontli. The police and other witnesses for tho 3rown in the case of James Cunningham, ;he alleged dynamiter charged with high in causing the recent ex- iloBion in the tower, have received letters ,hreatening them with death if they per- sist in giving damaging testimony against the prisoner. heerneHB Arsenal Tlireatcutul. LONDOJT, Feb. sentries at 5heejneaa powder magazine have been ;rebled in consequetico of the appearance there of suspected dynamiters. Extra uardu have alao been placed at Eton 'cllego. Denonaeed. Several Catholic yesterday denounced the dynamiters. FKANCK. The Wnr In PAHIS, Feb. official telegram Prom General Brcire De Lisla states that >ke Sag of France now floats over Lang Son. The Chinese position at Kuluu was also captured by the French, the liinasu army having been routed after a lot fight. RUSSIA. not Occupy Herat. ST. PETERSBURG, Feb. 1C. It is denied ,n official circles that the Russian Gov- ernment will occupy Herat. PROVINCIAL NEWS, items that will Interest the Manitoba Header. MAMTOU. The Moruary. juvenile council R. T. of T. wasor- avnized on Wednesday evening last. twenty-Jive of tho juveniles took the )ledgo and enrolled themselves aa mem- srs. The Methodists have purchased two ots on the south-east corner of the block n which the Stewart House is located, and liave sent oub for Mr, D, D. Aitken >f Winnipeg to make arrangements for moving the Church and parsonage to this idu of tho town. Ihings have somewhat changed with he farmers across the river, In former ears settlers from tho farther west were n the habit of coming east for seed ;rain, but recently this order of things las been revised and settlers are now ;oing went for seed. Mr. Cram, a farmer from the vicinity }f Preston, was in town on Monday with grain. During the early part of the eason he sold some of his wheat for 36 cents, but on this occasion he was pnid il cents for the same quality of gtain an advance of 2G cents, l.AKK, Correspondence of tho Frco Prens. Notwithstanding the larg? circulation of the Free Press in tho county 6f Shoal jako it is seldom we see any items pub- ished from liere. Although the lack of facilities lias boen a, grout draw- mck, yet there is quite a stir in tho sum- mer time, Tourists come a long distance wibh .their tents, and enjoy themselves islung, boating and shooting to their leart's content. Tho scenery around the ake is as pleasant to the oyu aa tha'varl-J ous kinds of delioious fruits tobe.met with in their season are to the taste. Add ;o that the gorgcoms flottreriHif every hue ;o bo met with on the right and left, arid lature's splendors succeeding ouch other n beauty, ia a subject worthy the hand of the painter and the lover of nature. No wonder visitors are loud in their jraises of the beautiful lake and its sur- roundinga. It is doubtless generally known that she M. N. W. Railway Co. surveyed their lino last fall from Minnedosa to the I'd tail; a- distance off-fifty inilaS, winch _'tobe completed autumn.' Mr. Matthew Thompson donvoyod the ground last week to the compluiy for tin) station, which is now permanently located at the north end of the lake, on the oast side of Dak River, which, empties into the lake. The settlers are elated above tho ordi- nary standard With the location of tho station, and the prospect of havirig a bown commenced next spring, wfiere, they will have a market at their door for their grain, instead of havirijt; to' tnkd it sixty miles. will Jbe on hand early in spring to survey tho" town Mr. Thompson has already let the corf- tract to build a large hotel, He ia going to commence in a few days to draw tim- ber and material for building. Others are about to follow with buildingk of various kinds too numerous to mention. To show tha confidence placed in the pruspect of a town I will mention one instance. Mr. Tnomcis Ryan sold Alex. Pilhington, Esq., forty acres on the west side of the river, about half a mils from where the station is located at per QUEEN VICTORIA. The qaeen of Great Ilrltain. XII. Sal a to Worse Than ported. tm Kcypt Have Caused a ttreat Btratn on Her Nervous Atixloua and Wor- rying Over the Affairs of LONDON, Fob. IB. Despatches :ro in Osborne state that Queen Victoria is suffering from a severe cold. Shu has been unable to leava her )ed for tho past two days. Her Majesty mn in consequence postponed the timo hor return to Windsor. It is rumored to-night that Queen Victoria's illness exceeds tho announce- ment made from Osborne to-day that sho was suffering from a savero cold and has jecn unable to leave her bed for two days. It is said by persons familiar with :hci Queen's household that she has been during tho last month exceedingly anii- oufi and worrying ovor the affairs of the Government, mid especially aa to the out co.no of the Soudan expedition. Not- withstanding that tho news of tho fall of ihartoum and tho murder of Gordon orely distressed her, pho insisted on lor full share of tho work which Egyptian affairs entailed upon the Gov- trnmeut, and tho result was a strain on tor nervous system which made rent im- joiativo. LETTEU. of the Public to Construct B Tllden'M Opinions Women'M lllghU" tu A Minnesota man wrote to thu Speaker of the Legislature requesting him to se- cure for him an appropriation to buy him a sleiafh. He had none, wished to have a good turnout, and after prescribing of what wood it should bo built, liow many strings of bells he wanted, and how thick the steel runners should be, ho urged the Speaker to secure the appro- priation. In the new mansion built by the Mar quis of Bute on the site of the old Mount Btuart House, Isle of Bute, Scotland, provision has been made for 400 eloctrio lamps, and wires have been laid for con- ducting the electric current into every room. For aeveraLnionths the workmen have employed the new light to enable them to push on rapidly with l.he finish ing of elaborate interior ornamentation From Our Rotcular Corrospondent, WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, Tko week past hoa boon especially fer- ilo in tho production of Cabinets for Hr. Cleveiand, which, like ghosts, dis- appear into shadowy nothingness (IE the day grows rosy in the east. Some of ihese rumors aro worth consideration, joonuae they indicate the game being ilayed by the cool out und clearest-head- ed members of.tho party. The most im- jortant matter last week was n talc told >y EI Senator and a member of Congress. L'he latter has enjoyed an exceptional degree of Hon. Samuel J. Tilden's con- idonco for ten yoars. Mr. Tildon is re- torted by this gentleman as expressing liniself with unusual frankness and earnestness upon the appointment of a gentleman from York. Among the Democrats a pure mil simple in New said Mr. Tilden, "1 could not select, for they have all been true. You continued tho Sage of Greystone, "that last week some very important money fnendn of Governor Olevalnnd indicated to him Cleveland) that Mr. Bayard's democratic and social record boingof the highest pos- sible, as Bayard was sound on the finan- cial question when ho, McDonald, nnd Saton wore about tho only faithful threo cfb in the United States Senate, and said Mr. Tildon, rising as he spoke, "the country could have at tho head of ts most important bureau no truer De- mocrat or more courtly gentleman ,han Thomas Francis Bayard." My 'nformant then proceeded tu tell me (eotto -VOOD, as it were) hat the real trouble in How York was not that there was nobody to take rho Treasury Department, but the diffi- culty of selecting who should have the difficulty being that if any prominent nnn was seleiited why his friends would lave all the good tilings the treasury would have bo give away and tho rest would liavo to bo left, whoroos Mr. Day- yard had no clique of bankers to satisfy, md HO everybody's chances will bo equal- zed. This appeared to be such goad ense that my rubicund-faced torn pin- eating friend was delighted with it. One hing may be put down as certain, which s that Mt, Tildon will, T believe, name he York Cabinet oilicor. "I uill toll said Mr. Tdden, who I nilriuld like to sco represent 'few Yurk in Mr. CluTeland's porsonnl ouncils, and it is General Francis C. Jai low." "1 have been continued Hr. .Tilden, after seeing a bottle of Bur- jundy of great ago properly decanted, who I would like in tho Cabinet from "Tew Vork, and I have invariably replied as told you when we commenced to talk, iut I have informed Governor Cleveland hat of all others I would prefer General Pruneis C, Bnrlow as Secretary of War, locauae ho was a brilliant young soldier, iuid won his doublo stars by the most gal- ant courage, and because he lias tho eurage of his opinions. Then, ho is a ;entleman born." Uudor Mr. Randall's programme this wools will be devoted in the Houso to ,hroo appropriation bills the posC office, egialativo and sundry civil. And other nils will follow, occupying the timo to February 25th, or within a week of the end of the HOBSIOII and Congress. It is jvident, therefore, that no general logis- ation is to be attempted further than ,lut a faiv small bills may bo squeezed .livuugh in odd moments, and in tholin.il lurry. Never, perhaps, liaa there beon so barren a session, ijtauivtor Palmer's first speech in the jnato, delivered on Friday, was-olao tho irst sub speech in favor of extending tho right of suffrage to women over deliv- ered in Congress, Elizabeth C-idy Stan- on, Susan B. Anthony and other leaders of tiie woman's suffrage movement, who istened to tho speech, pronounced it the that hnd ever been made on this pet subject, ftnd immediately ordered several Lhonsnnd copies for general distribution. Pulraei1 wiu heartily congratulated by all 1 Senators who the ft.ige movement. Thero aro about ,wo (Wen of thorn. Tito preparation fur tke inauguration 'oslivities aro guiug on in griod Rliape, and the prospect that thu now will be ushcicd in with bucoiningdiguity. Tho committees have much tu do they are hiking liold of their work with vigur, and may be depended upon to fill their dutias well. It is evident that an enormous throng of visitors will bo at ;raoted totlio city by tho inauguration, people of the district will try to stow away tlieir national fellow-uitiKons comfortably. Tho President will probably give his iftrowell public reception whilu tho city is crowded with strangers who attend tho dedication oxorciies of the Washington Monument. He will also give several private dinners at the Whito House bo- foro he turns the Executive Mansion over to its successor. jtoimuTo A UANGINU. In ono of the southern counties of Ar' koiisan recently, a man was sentonood to be hanged but a few hours before the time of execution a dispatch from the Governor announced that the sentence hnd bcon commuted to imprisonment for life. Tho large crowd of people that haJ witness ilia tragedy exhib- ited great disappointment at tho shame- ful action of tho Governor, and threats that the prisoner would bo lynched were made. Some time during the after noon, when tho excitement was at its height, tha sheriff received the following communication MISTIK I am about the only scholar of any note in this grea concourse of folks I have been appointci to send this here dockment expressive o our feellna. Wa have oome hero to see i feller hung, an' we're goin' to him hung if t liar's money enough in theorem? to buy a rope. We don't know whethe he's g'ilty or not an' we don't care a dried apple doggon. That ain't none of our bus'ness. Thar's many young women in here crowd who, if disappointed this iiow, won't never havo KO mo1 confidence in man. Jt ain't right to cast a dampor aver young lives. I know of one young Foliar of high character that has just mar- ried tho putticst kind of a gal on the strength of fetchin' her to this hero ihindig, and if the thing don't turn out ;o bo a success, blanaod if I don't think she will apply for a divorce. urig fellor la me, an' thivt young gal is my Traveller. ON KXl'JLolsiVJEiS. Hev. Mr. CHDiorou Illacunnei the Kvlle and UanEcra of JHoderu So- ciety. Rev. A. A, Cameron preached in tho Japtint Clnircli last ovoning from the words, "This know, also, that in the days perilous times shall cotno." 2nd Timothy His tliemo "Expld- BIVBB in modern The ono great sxplosivo n Inch he mentioned was sin. Phis WOK lika nitro-glycerino in our cel- ars, and so long as it existed an explosion night bo looked for at any time, and nust occur some day. Referring to the apt'essioii in the text, in the last he said that wo aro getting towards rhe close oi the Goapol urn. The signa of .his were multiplying, and soon would lecomo unmistakable. Various forms 6f in wore matuiing perilous >rodncing Ri-iof to believers generally hero wore many men who were "lovers if their own selves." All the ex- ilosives of modern society might 10 traced to so many in society being lovers of themselven rather than heir neighbors. Tins tho principle 'oot of evil and the malice of sin and re lellion. Tho spirit of soUishnoss lay at he root1 of the discord, revolution "ano. anarchy of modern society. Tho enlji ure for selfishness was Christ. The pint of Christ was ono of kiiidnasii, ympalhy, lovo of our neighbor as ouk- elves, nnd self sacrifice. Tho speaker roceoded to notice some oundud on selfishnosa, and mentioned irst n spirit dufiaut ol family govern- nont, "without natural ntTection, dis- obedient to parents." Tho rule ofChrist was "childron obey your the ommand of modern society was "parents )bey your children." (iod meant die Christian i liome to bo a minaturo gov- rnmont, and thu foundation of nil older: and honius that woro not so were cxplo- itvcs. Another explomive clement was peculation, Tho confusion caused by nordinato lovo of money mixed with the ctivitic'3 of political lifo wns worse than he effects uf nitro glycerine. It elso icattered tha seeds of dishoncaty, lying .lid slander in tho midst of all classes. .'ho preacher raforted to the example of ts ri'Bults in the deprivation of -work- ng men of their wages. Another cxplo- ive was the immoderate use of alcoholic iquors. Ho regarded this as meet iangcrods one ho know of. Referring to the excitement in England over the ecent attempts to blow up buildings, he ensidercd thu gin shops a greater dan- er, and said that England before long rould have to rise and crush out the iquor traffic. Infidelity was another ex- ilosiva. Among its sevcial types were: Agneeticism, tho form adopted by men of science and Atheism of tho Bob Ingorsoll typo; the iractrcul eceplism of tliosa who deny 3od; not in thoiv words, but in their ives, being indifluront, and having no jabbnth, no church and no creed, and he formalism of those who have a form f Godliness but deny its power, giving occasion of scorn to sceptics. lUiferrini; o tha Revolutionists, Fenians, Socialists, and dynamitn-8 of the Rimnn type ho would not iay that they had no wrongs, o rcdrciis, giicvanccs to plead, or tyrants ;o yet, notwithstanding, they were tho Moret enemies of the cause thny ought to advance. Those explosives vould biing libont nn awful criniu in Suiopu iinU no could not escape in Am- rica. In diBciisaing the What ro we tu do the speaker quoted tha vords "From such turn away." Ho said wo should separata ourselves from tho vil, fiom self, and join ourselves to Christ. Addressing unbelievers he said hat they arc on dangerous ground, with xplosives all around them. Tho poor inner heads on dynamiro wherever oes, the ground on which ho walks is aluiatod Salvation s found in Christ alone. or an Francisco Chrunicle. This State has between 1GO.OCO and acres planted in vines. is ivided into re ownied by noaily as imuiy individunls. these vineyards aronotas yot produn- ivo. Some of them are only one and wo j Mil-Bold. The productive area ia mm as acn.s, which, at 400 gal- of wine to tho aero, say 100 gallons f wine to a ton of grapes, gives a teial >roduco of gallons for tho state. Without counting any increased >lantation tho [uoiiact of the rapes phintod is eipc.ct- d to jjrodiicu galloiiB oxtycar, gallons in 1880, Mid KtilUnm in 1887. If, an ia every incionacs his aercngo yeiir by year, tho product in "800 will ho very largo ,bly ovor sallons. Tho wine und grnpe business of Ssuth: irn California only dates back a few rears, but ids development aud growth, lave rapid anil its aucccen marvel- ous. In L.is Angeles county alone in .878 there wore acres in ii tlip apreugo Jmd ipcrcaifad to for 1881 aro not rct in, it is known tho figures will nrgoly oxocod those of 1883. The value of tho wino now producotl in California varies widely. Ordinary wino >rodiiced from ccninion' varieties of the rapo sells as low as 20 cents a gallon, tie buyer furnishing ilia barrels; but choice wino from cnitfully detected varie- .iea and (Ino Riesling coirnimiiili 40 cents to 00 As .1 rule, n judicious )uyer with cash in hand can piek up ex- cellent wino from choice French at i rom 35 cunts to 40 cents. Throo- r'car-oltl Xinfundol is worth about what ;ho holder it is equal to good iJenuno. A dollar a gallon is not nt all out of tho way for a vory fino wino, Tho wino experts figure that California ro- ooived last year for her crop this includes wines and has wsides a considerable stack on hand. Tho nduBtry gftve oinplnymont to poo- pie, with their families. Tho of wine to tho East during 1884 wore about gallonn. The library building of Yale college will soon bo enlarged and improved. The Harvard faculty propose to let the students ca-operuto in managing college iffaira. Archdeacon Fairur is very severe in iis condemnation of ovcr-prossuro in modern schools. Amurinan newspapers that favor Eng- land in dincuesionft of dynamite warfare are to be boycotted. J. S.- Looknrd, bankrupt merchant Avondalo, near Cincinnati, suicided by cuttinu his throat. Tho potato, introduced into England in 1650, was first eaten as a sweetmeat, Dtctvcd in sack-wino and sugar. Whistler is tho originator of the tall oano with a knob at tho top, which is not used for assistance in walking, but carried m front of one like a drum-major's baton. A London lawyer suffered a long time from lead poisoning before tho discovered thai it was owing to use of snuff put up in (to-called tinfoil tvrap- ffirf. According to the Modical PreM there are now on record 34 rases of kind. Some samples of moist snutf con- tained 2.50 per cent, of lead.   

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