Victoria Colonist, 1 November 1888, page 3

Local Briefs

This being All Soul’s Day, services for the dead will be held in St Andrew’s pro-cathedral at 8 and 10:30 am, and 7 o’clock pm.

The steward of the Royal Hospital thanks Mrs Thos Earle for a parcel of books; Messrs Waitt & Co for a parcel of reading matter.

Alexander III, Czar of Russia recently surprised the workmen in a cannon foundry at Peterhoff by lifting a mass of steel weighing 660 pounds.

“Jubilee Juggins,” the young English plunger, whose real name is Benson, has reached the end of his money, and is living now on an allowance of $20 a week.  He got rid of $20,000,000 in two years.

Nothing can be worse than going about all day with damp feet.  Ladies may save themselves a great deal of ill health by buying a pair of Wallkenfaust cork-sole boots at AB Erskine’s, corner of Government and Johnson Streets.

A movement is on foot at Westminster to form a society for the protection of fish and game, and the introduction of species of such game birds as quail and pheasants.  Mr. Ladner, MPP, offers to head a society list with ten members from Delta.

A feature of the Presbyterian Church concert of Monday evening which we inadvertently omitted to make mention of at the time, was the artistic and finished manner in which Mr. George Pauline acted as accompanist for Mrs. Harris.  Mr. Pauline is certainly a pianist of no mean merit.