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Fourth Year, No., 73.
i m Labor Day committee ot the
Vs. ' iver Trades and Labor Council
ha.'» everything In readiness for the
mass picnic, sports and motor-cycle
races at Hastings Park on Monday
next, when organised labor will celebrate the day set apart tor the people
who toll. There will be no Industrial
parade this year. The programme ot
the day's sporting events Ib now ready
and may be procured by those so desiring at tbe Labor Temple, corner ot
. Dunsmuir and Homer streets, tt Is a
lengthy one, and the sum of about
|1,0I10 has been allotted for the prises.
It may also he stated that the games
will be mostly for members of organized labor, and .that union cards must
be shown or. vouched for when an
entry is made.
BesldeB there are a number ot open
events set aside for all comers, except
for professionals.
- The street car service will be specially arranged so as to accommodate
the picnickers, starting at 9 a. m.
from Main and Powell streets and con'
tlnutng at Intervals of five minutes all
The committee who have worked so
faithfully to ensure the proposed gay
day for those who will take advantage
of It, are as follows: W. J. Pipes
(chairman), J. C. Burgess (secretary-
treasurer), and Messrs. Gould, Burkhart and Hurst.
Among the events which have been
recommended by. the committee! on
Held sports are as follows:
Starting at 10 a. m.
1. One hundred yards dash, open—
. First, candalebra, value 012, by Mc-
.Taggart & Moscrop, 7 Hastings street
Weat. Second, set carvers, by Wood,
Vallance & Leggat, Limited, Hastings
street west. Third, one dozen quarts
"Jack, o' Hearts" pale lager, by Gold]
Seal Liquor Co., Pender street west.   |
2. One hundred yardB dash, closed
to union men—First, tobacco Jar, 18,
by Tod & Manning, 574 Granville
street. Second, set ot military brushes,
by Iinpetts, 609 Hastings street west,
Third, ono dozen quarts "Jack o'
Hearts" pale lager, by Gold Seal Liquor Co., Pender street west.
3. One mile, union relay race, four
man team—First, goods to value of
|5 per man, by Scotch Clothing House,
Hastings and Abbott streets; Woodward's Department Store, Hastings
and Abbott streets; J. N. Harvey, Limited, Hastings street west; Clubb ft
Stewart, 315 Hastings street west.
Second, goods to value of (5 per man,
by Semi Ready, 519 Granville street;
RicltBon, 820 Granville street; Page ft
Co., 898 Granville street; Cunningham, Ltd, 1012 Granville street. Third,
goods value of $3 per man, by N. Ber-
geson ft Co., 776 Granville street;
Richardson Fit Rite, Hastings and
Homer streets; Geo. G, Bigger, Hastings street west; R. Craig, 524 Main
4. Half mile, open—First, goods value of $5, by Honlg Stores, 56 Hastings
street east; also Dally Province one
year's subscription, by the Province
Newspaper Co. Second, cutlery, value
of S5, by Tisdnll, Ltd., 618 Hastings
street west. Third, Dally Province for
one year, by Province Newspaper Co,
Ltd, 623 Hastings street west; 0. E,
McKeen, 607 Hastings street west.
6. tour hundred and- forty yards,
open—First, cup, by James Flndlay,
City Hall. Second, fishing rod, value
$6, by McLennan, McFeely Co, Ltd,,
99 Cordova street east. Third, hoi
cigars, $4, Waverley Hotel.
7. Four hundred and forty yards,
union men only—First, 17-Jewel Wai-
tham watch, $20, by Three Rule Jewelry Store, 133 Hastings' street west.
Second, gentlemen's umbrella, 15, by
Arnold ft Qulgiey, 137 Hastings street
west. Third, hat, $4, by Wilson ft
Richmond, 86 Cordova street west
8. Seventy-live yards dash, union
men only—First, box cigars, by Ben-
well, Peart ft Co, 130 Water street;
box cigars, $8.60, by Hughes Bros, 105
Hastings street east. Second, box cigars, |8, by Empire Hotel, 76 Hastings
street east Third, pipe, $2.50, by Criterion Cigar Store, 143 Granville
9. One hundred yards, boys' race,
between 15 and 19—First, tent or flag,
$6, by Llpsett'e, 68 Water street. Second, pearl handled pocket knife, $2.60,
by Brown ft Hatley, 660 Main street
Third, boy's boots, $2.60, by Johnston,
409 Hastings street.
10. Four hundred and forty yards,
boys between 15 and 19—First, box
Thistle creamery butter, 46, by Milne
Produce Co, Ltd, 139 Water street
Second, accordion, $4, by Fletcher
Bros, 66 Hastings street west. Third,
official league baseball, by H. tt. .Godfrey, 132 Hastings street west
11. One hundred yards sack race,
union men only—First, goods, $6, by
A. ft B. Wine Co., 670 Granville atreet.
'Second, Dally News-Advertiser one
year, by News-Advertiser Publishing
Co. Third, two shirts, $1.25 each, by
F. Perkins ft Co, 106844 Granville
12. One hundred yards dash, union
men over 45 years—Flrat, one ton coal,
$7.50, by Macdonald, Marpole ft Co,
Second, two gallons paint, $6, by Sher-
win Williams Paint Co, 827 Powell
street. Third, Dally Province one year,
by Province Publishing Co,
13. One hundred and fifty yards
hurdle race—First, electric fixture, $4,
by The N. Lang Electric Fixture Co,
1033 Granville street; box cigars, $5,
by Clarendon Hotel, 934 Main straet.
Second, sweater, $3, by J. B. Cuth-
bertson ft Co., Ltd, 346 Hastings
street west Third, box cigars, $3.50,
by Hose ft Brooks Co, 504 Main street
14. Long lump, union men only-
First, two boxes cigars, $7.50, by B,
C. Wine Co, Ltd, 534 Pender Btreet
16. High lump, union men only-
First, two boxes cigars, $10, by Blackburn Hotel, Main street.
16. Ten mile motor cycle race, to
start at 6 p. m, under auspices ot
Motor Cycle Club—First, goods to value of $30, by $6, Watt ft Lewis, 838
Granville street; $5, D. A. Smith (pic-
ture), Granville street; In, Richardson
ft Potts, 417 Granville Btreet; $5,
Rowen Bros, 633 Granville street; $5,
D. Klmbe, 72-74 Cordova street west
$5, Main Hotel, Main and Harris
streets. Second, value ot $20, by Hudson Bay Co. Third, pair pants, $7, by
cushion Crstt, 614 Granville street
17. Five mile motor cycle race, between the three winners In ten mile
race—First, pair boots, $7, by R. B,
, Qtmnur
Business  Areas  Tanwuvtr  numbers'
aaa ttsuuttten' Ajsooletloa,
Looamo. 1TO.
Piscatorial Artists Addles Proof
oritur Doubtful Itories
Hitherto Wnpnbllilied.
This picture was taken this spring
three miles up the Chlckamus river.
The boys sre all members of the "Blue
Label Fishing Club" and the trout (all
Dollies) were taken the first day out,
on gold devon minnows. This is what
I call high lite, the real, unadulterated
sport that Isaae Walton made famous.
How much more beneficial: It is for a
bunch oi unionists to spend their surplus cash out ln the wilds fishing or
hunting than to stay ln town joy riding and getting stewed'up. Tou
awaken ln the morning without that
Colorado Mature taste In your mouth,
and your bead does not feel out of
proportion. After the tripvls over snd
you are broke financially, but not physically, you never kick yourself and
talk' to yourself like the chap does
who never leaves the clustered lights.
These fishing trips sr thaclear thing.
These Ashing trips are thedear thing,
realisation and months of fond remembrance, i be only fault Is that they
don't come oftener. If we didn't belong to a labor union lt'S doubtful lt
they would come at all. The best time
to fiish the Chlckamus Is early spring
and late fall. If you are hot lucky
Pete will sell you Dollies at $1 apiece.
. ete flshs tor a living ant Is very accommodating and hates to-see the boys
go back with empty baskets. Should
any of you get the Inspiration and go
up there tell the stage driver you are
a red and he'll give you sii the knowledge he knows and forty .kinds of Socialist papers to read while ln camp.
'■■ 3 "r. j.c;
6. Tugof-war, between the various
SSJTIL.XT' fci^"".'^?.'^' hf? -""""on. "d. 60 Water street
and   captain—Prize   to captain, hat,
$5 value, by W. Dick, Ltd, Hastings
street east; to pullers, $5 pair of
shoes to each man, by C. E. McKeen
Shoe Co., 187 Hastings Btreet east;
J. Leckle Co, Ltd, 220 Cambie street;
Wlllson Shoe Co, 125 Hastings Btreet
west; Roe, the Shoe Man, 189-141 Hastings street west; Baxter ft Byller,
American Shoe Shop, 541 Granville
street; A. S. Vachon ft Co, 435 Granville Btreet; Edward Stark Shoe Co,
Commencing at 10:45 a. m.
1. One hundred yards, boys under
16—First, pair boots, $3, by W. G. Orr,
420 Main street. Second, pooket
knife, $2, by J. Humpreys, 160 Cordova street west Third, box pears,
by A, P. Splade.
2. One hundred yards, boys under
10—First, hat, $2.60, by Union Cloth-
When in Doubt
NOT  only  are
Canadian manufacture, but they are union
made, and no union
man should wear any
other kind.
The tact that they
are union made proves
that they are well
made, and the name
"Peabody" Is your quality guarantee.
Price: $1,25
Ing House, 200 Carrall street west.
Second, goods $2, by White ft Blnden,
113 Hastings street west Third, box
apples, by Qoddard ft Little, 96 Water
3. Fifty yards, boys under seven-
First, crockery or graniteware, $2,69,
by Z. Franks, 42 Water street.   Second, box peaches, by Oscar Brown,
(Continued on Page 4.)
Strengthen every link In the chain
of unionism and you will ..thereby cement the tredeB union movement Into
a solid brotherhood from which ln time
there will be no break.
Direct benefits to all' wage-earners
will be the positive result of the urgent
demand tor the label' No matter
whether you consume spirituous or
malt, or soft drinks, the, union label
on the container is the only guarantee
that tbe goods were produced under
fair conditions.
w. ftwum   .
mat flees* Walters
The union label is the best educator
tor all ' wage-earners. Whenever a
trade carries the label, demand It-
otherwise refuse to make the purchase.
When "Art" Beayls, the News-Advertised ad. artist, returns from Rochester, N.Y., he will bring back some
new "display wrinkles." He will so-
Journ there tor a time ln his home
■ —■-■■■■ ■«"■  ' Sll SIM   I - -        IM      IBS I.    Will I SMI.        V.IM II
Labor Day Celebration
A Monster Parade With Floats
AT 10 A.M.
Dancing in the Evening
COMPARE THEM—Note the fit, yardage, number of
pockets, finish, etc, There's no other overalls that can
hold n candle with them for good values.
LOOK AT THE JACKETS—They are equally good. Note
the gauntlet cuffs, and the uniform band collar, and than
you'll be satisfied there's only one good Jacket, that's the
one made by Peabody.
Hudson's Bay Stores
Org. Wilkinson Hits it Off All
Right With the Miners and
Strengthens Labor Ties.
BBLLEVUE, Alta.,' Aug. 25.—J. W.
Wilkinson has held a number of organizing meetings, on behalf of the Trades
and Labor Congress of Canada, at
many of the camps of District 18,
United Mine Workers of America, In
the Crow's Nest Pass.
At Michel a good meeting was held,
In spite of the fact that since the
strike ot last year many of the miners,
who were ln the forefront of the fight,
have had to seek work elsewhere be
cause the operators refused to employ
In Michel only 30 per cent, of the
miners are English-speaking men, the
balance of 70 per cent, are Slavs and
other non-English-speaking people
whose helplessness In this respect
suits the purposes of the operators
very well.
At Corbln work Is slack and there
are scarcely any miners there who
speak English.
Carbondale and Coleman . brought
forth a fairly large meeting.
Frank is very quiet, with very few
English-speaking miners there.
At Hillcrest on Sunday afternoon,
August 18, a successful meeting of
miners and others Interested ln the
labor movement was held. C. M.
O'Brien, socialist member tor Rocky
Mountain riding ln the provincial parliament of Alberta, was present at this
meeting, and also at Bellevue ln the
evening, which was one of the best
meetings of tbe tour.
Miss A, Stubbs secured eight subscriptions for the Western Clarion,
and Comrade O'Brien sold $8 worth ol
As long as the TradeB Congress
sends organisers Into our camps who
understand the labor question from a
fundamental and scientific point of
view, we shall tolerate our connection
with that body.
The miners of District 18 are up
against a raw proposition and we do
not want men coming amongst us as
organisers who are so half-baked ae
to think that the workers have anything In common with their Liberal
and Conservative masters.
The Congress, ln sending Wilkinson
amongst us, made a wise choice.
Nell McLean In Cent Belt.
Nell McLean, an old-time B, C.
unionist, recently of Fort George and
later at the Soo, Ont, Is now located
at Magpie Mine, In New Ontario, where
he continues to spread the glorious
gospel ot Intelligent discontent and
urges the workers to organise Industrially and politically.
Company  Ownership  of Mines,
Land, Hotel), Stores and
Lives of Workmen,
NANAIMO, Aug. 25.-In visiting
Cumberland last week, I visited the
sinking operations at what Ib known
as No. 8. On visiting this camp one
can see this Is going to be a large
camp tn the near future. There are
two new shafts being sunk, and much
land being cleared and levelled down
for the plant.
Any one visiting this camp and look-
Ing at the conditions under which the
men have to live, can readily understand what conditions are going to he
In the future. The bunkhouses, in
which the men have to live, are worse
than any stable which can be visited lt
Cumberland, and the wonder is there is
not a plague. The men have to wlrk
ln much water, and there Is no place
to dry their clothes other than the sun
during the day, with a large fire at
night In their bunkhouse, and they
sleep in the same.
I have been informed there is no
probability of a hotel being built, as
the coal companies own all the land
and are reserving It for the future.
At No. 7 the companies also own the
land and have built scores of houses,
and will not allow any private Individual to build or let a place for storehouses to them.
A large store and building, which is
supposed to be for a saloon, Is also
being built by the local companies.
The workers can readily understand
Cumberland Widow Turned Down
By Coal Company—Miners
Boycott Company Ally.
CUMBERLAND, V. I., Aug. 26.—The
members ot Local 2299, U. M. of A.,
have appointed two representatives to
take up a collection on behalf of Mrs.
Logan, the widow mentioned ln pre*
vtous Issues of The Federatlonist. The
miners and most of the business men
gave liberally. There was one regret
table exception, however. Mr. Slaughter of the City Market butcher shop,
who secures most of his business from
the miners snd workers of the camp,
refused to put up a nickel. It Is more
than probable that the miners will determine to help those who appreciate
the patronage of working men,
The bare existence the miners receive makes It Impossible for most ot
them to provide for their families
while alive, let alone saving enough
money to keep a widow and children
in case of the death of a bread-winner.
As a miner of twenty-three .years'
experience I can assure a blacksmith
of Cumberland and others of his pet
opinions that about all the pleasure
of life we can hope to enjoy is to work
in bad air, ln a dark, damp hole, full
of powder smoke, lamp smoke and coal
dust, with little prospect of putting
aside anything for the proverbial rainy
day. The bosses, under corporate ownership of tbe mines Instead of collective, have it bo arranged that the competition of the labor market compels
to oat dust and work, eat und
I New Westminster, Aug. 25.—Regular meeting held In Labor Temple,
President Stoney In ths chair.  ,
Credentials were accepted as follows: ,
Street Railway Employees — W.
Dodd, L. Grimmer, R. Jamleson, C. D.
Davles, R. Drysdale, J. H. Wlllot
U. B, Carpenters—J. Straw bridge In
place of .E. P. Watters, resigned,
The following delegates were obligated and seated; C. D. Davles, J. H,
Wlllot, of Street Railway Employees;
and c. h. Argyle, of the Painters.
Communications real and disposed
ot: Labor Temple Company, with
cheque tor 13.62, being dividend of
10 per cent, on stock. Filed,
Plumbers, re steamfitters gilding radiators. Referred to Painters' local
City clerk, advising that hospital
wages question had been referred to
the hospital board and tbat city council has no jurisdiction over the high
school.   Filed.
Victoria Labor Day Committee, announcing celebration on Sept I. Filed,
Secretary Vancouver Lsbor Day
Committee, extending Invitation to this
body to attend picnic in Hastings Park
on Labor Day, Invitation accepted,
and committee as follows named to
ouiclally represent the New Westminster Trades and Labor Council on that
occasion: R. A Stoney, Fs G. Smith,
G. H. Wardrope and A, McLaren.
James M. Lynch, re Rod and Oan
Magaslne being printed under nonunion conditions. Secretary instructed to write the management of the
magaslne that the union readers re-
retted having to give up ths publication, and a largely increased sale
would be the result of It being published under fair conditions.
Reports of Officers and Committees.
Del.. Chockley reported for Ways
and Means Committee that the ssle of
tickets for smoker had netted 1103,
with one union not yet heard from.
Expenses of same, 148.75, giving net
proceeds of $59.15, Report receives
and time extended!
Del. Cameron reported for Sanitation Committee that the city council
has Instructed the sanitary Inspector
to make an inspection ot all Jobs under construction to see thst proper
conveniences are provided. Report adopted.
Del. Cameron reported for Organisation Committee that the Lathers have
organised a union and have engaged
the Ubor Hall for the'lst and 3rd Fridays of each month.  Report adopted.
Del, Grant reported that calls had
been made on all locals for resolutions to be sent In for the assistance
of the delegate to Guelph, but none
had so far been forthcoming.
Roll Call.
All affiliated unions represented, except the Bartenders,
Reports of Unions.
Typos—All working; Job work k little slack,
Plumbers—Work falling oft; some
members Idle.
Street Railway Employees — Still
progressing. A number of trackmen
iald off, but would soon be put on
A. S. Carpenters—Progressing; had
donated $10 to delegate fund.
Barbers—All working.  King's Hotel
shop squared up.  Walker's ft McGee's
still unfair.
Teamsters—Doing fairly well.
U. B. Carpenters—Doing well; several applications at last meeting.
Painters—Work   getting   a   little
Letter Carriers—All working.
Clgarmakers—All working.
Unfinished Business.
Cameron-Hogg—That Sec. 4 be added to Art. 2 of Constitution, to read as
follows:   Unions which have part of
their membership regularly employed
at night work, may appoint alternate
delegates to the Council, but at no
time will they be allowed more delegates than their membership entitles
them to.   Carried.
Grant-Chockley—That Sec. 3, Art. 3
of Constitution be amended to read:
All dues must be paid quarterly and
In advance.  Carried. .
New Business.
On motion, the secretary was Instructed to write the management of
the Saturday Evening Post, requesting
that it be.published under union conditions.
Moved snd seconded that a committee be elected to Interview the directors of the New Dairy CO. to endeavor
to have the Saturday afternoon work
on the building stopped,. The contractor, I. Porter, haa his men .working Saturday afternoons and consequently not
a union man Is employed on the Job.
Motion carried.
Cn motion, the Municipal Commit
tee was Instructed to take up the mat*
ter of Saturday afternoon work on the
Horse Show Building with tbe olty
council, It being understood that the,
contractors had screed to anion conditions.
On motion, Del Christie was delegated to meet the Joint committees of
the city council and hospital hoard oa
Friday afternoon, at which meeting
ths' contractors have been notified to
he. present-"
Questions by Members.
Del. Chockley asked why Barbers
have hot replied to request for advancing tne capita tax; Del Brown
stated the money bad been ordered
Del. Argyle asked how many magazines are published under union conditions. He was referred to a list In the
hands ot ths president
Del. Knutsen asked why cheque tor
$150 made out to Del Cameron tor expenses to Ouelph, had not been reported to this Council. After some
discussion, a motion to endorse the ae- '
tlon of the committee was made.
Moved and seconded ln amendment,
that the Ways snd Mesas Committee
be asked to complete their report
The chair ruled the amendmetlt est
of order, This ruling waa appealed
against, and on a vote being taken the
chair was not sustained.
Ths amendment was then pat and
carried, and after referring to tbe proper order of buslneee, ML Chockley
reported tbat the committee had, liter
being assured ot sufficient
Instruction Issued a cheque tor
Del. Cameron. Report adopted.
Meeting adjourned at 10:40.
The Federatlonist Is pleased to note)
that the ninth annual convention of
the B. C. School Trustees Association
will convene at Kamloops on September 24-25 next The proceedings ot
this yesrly gathering are of all Importance to labor In this province, Inasmuch that the system ot technical
and domestic science Is being promulgated by the leading educationists ot
the civilised world; The further fact
that the first city ot this province hu
adopted In its curriculum thst desired
feature, adds to the Importance ot the
outcome from labor's standpoint of the
deliberations of the provincial school
trustees and teachers. The programme
of this sssembly has been decided on
ss follows:
Tuesday, September 24th—Appointment of credential, Auditing and Resolution Committees; Addrese of Welcome: J. T. Robinson, Mayor, Kamloops; John Hopgood, Chairman ot
School Board, Kamloops; President's
Address; Judge Swanson, Kamloops; Greeting tram Alberta Delegates; "A More Practical Curriculum," F. tt Simpson, Kamloops; Discussion;' "Consolidation Schools," R.
Fletcher, Deputy Minister ot Bduca-
tlon of Manitoba; Discussion; "Need
of Cooperation Between Trustees,
Teachers snd Parents," H. A. Malcolm,
Innlsfall, Alberta; Discussion; Address, Rev. F. W, Pattlson; "The Influence ot Character"; Address, Miss
Alice Ravenhlll, Chrachveattle, Shaw-
ntgon, B. C; "The Object of Physical
Training In School"; Address, A, E.
Miller, Inspector Public Schools,
"Needs of Rural Schools."
Wednesday, September 25th—Resolutions; Address, "The School Curriculum, ss the Trustee Sees It" Henry
Manning, Revelstoke; Question Drawer; Discussion of Previous Papers;
Address, Principal McDalrmld (late of
Brandon, Man.); Address, H. S. Sln-
nett, Calgary, Alta., "City Schools";
Social Evening,
Thursday, September 26th—Resolutions; Election of Officers, Arrangements for Next Convention; Deferred
and Concluding Business; Reports of
Special Committees; Visiting Schools
and Sight Seeing.
J. Francis Burslll, a London editor
ot over 40 years' standing, writing under the nom de plume of "Felix
Penne" In the "Chinook," a South Vancouver weekly, bas this to say regarding lotteries: "At- one time England
had 'state lotteries,' and a blue-coat
boy was used to draw the numbers
trom a big revolving wheel. Plate lotteries were abolished, p.ud with their
abolition went the only chance some
poor beggars bad for a rise ln lite,
for there are many millions of men
doomed to toll for wages, only enough
to keep body and soul together, and
who have never had a chance of 'a
llfc-up.' I am not sure that a well-
regulated lottery could not bu made
a blessing—now and then."
what all this means—worse conditions | sleep-or quit and accept like condi-
and no reservations from their masters.
Perhaps a visit from the inspector of
camps may change some of the present
conditions at No. 8. G. P.
Typographical Topics.
The regular monthly meeting was
held last Sunday afternoon at the headquarters In the Labor Temple.
President W. S. Armstrong and Alt.
H. England, the Vancouver delegates,
have not yet returned from the convention and only newspaper reports
are to hand of the Cleveland convention. This year's gathering was one
of the largest ever held, there being
about 500 regular delegates and about
3,00 visitors at the Sunday outing. Delegates Wolters, Mullen and Thrasher
were on the committees on miscellaneous business, label and thanks, respectively. Delegate Gltiln of Fresno
presented the gavel made tn that city.
The appeals committee was again appointed by the chair, Wolters of San
Francisco making the protest. Several
divisions were had In the vote on propositions presented. On the establishment of an employment bureau by the
I. T. U. the vote was 216 to 95 ln fa-1
tibns elsewhere, or permit ourselves
and families to starve. We are organizing for the purpose of remedying
these conditions and as soon as our
forces have the knowledge necessary
to alter the social system to meet modern requirements those changes will
be made. But one thing Ib certain: It
we ever expect to change the conditions we need look to none but ourselves to do the Job.
vor. The establishing of an International priority law on extra work was
defeated. Nashville was chosen as the
next convection city. Under a new
law a defendant ln a trial case can
object to appointive committee members, and new ones may be drawn
from the entire roll by lot. Members I
unattached to local unions will be allowed to vote by mall In future. The
convention refused to ban a foreman
from borrowing money frm men under
him, If a victim can be found. Delegate
Mullen of San FranclBlco Introduced
a measure Increasing the membership
of the executive council, but it was de-
Most of the promises made to Labor
are carried out—on a stretcher.
Overalls and Shifts
Tim satisfaction to be derived from wearing union-
made goods should always be an inspiration to men
who work for wages, but lie who dons a suit of
can rest assured that he is not only giving employment to union women, working in Vancouver, but
is the happy possessor of wearing apparel that will
give satisfaction every minute of the working day.
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Labor Sunday was first Instituted by
tbe Presbyterian Bureau of Social Sep
vice seven years ago, the Rev. Charles
Stelze being the originating factor.
This bureau has been merged into the
Federal Council Commission on the
Church and Social Service. The American Federation ot Labor has given Its
endorsement to the observance of Labor Sunday. This year the Federal
Council Commission Is making a systematic effort to have Labor Sunday
generally observed ln all churches
throughout the country, and Is sending
out literature, explanatory ln character, and urging pastors to feature this
day. Suggestions are ottered as to the
methods to be employed in securing a
good attendance of union men and
women, as well as the unorganised. It
Is also further suggested thst In all
Labor Sunday sermons the subject be
"One Day's Rest ln Seven tor All
Workers," with an offer to supply appropriate literature on this theme.
Charles S. Macfarland, secretary of
the commission, 1611 Clarendon
building, 215 Fourth avenue. New
York, can be communicated with If
any further Information Is desired. Labor Sunday falls on September 1 this
Eighteen years ago (1894) at the
solicitation of the Trades and Labor
Congress of Canada the federal government enacted that the first Monday in September of each year be observed as a national holiday. Previous
to this, labor's annual holiday was
not uniformly held anywhere, for Instance, In Vancouver lt was held sometimes early ln August and late as September: In 1890 the late Mayor David
Oppenhelmer Issued a proclamation
tor a civic holiday on the occasion of
the first exclusive celebration of a
labor day held here. Previous to thla
the few unions used to fall ln line with
the First of July festivities. Since
those days, however, of early struggles, organized labor has now attained
a power with which It wields an Influence never dreamed of a quarter of a
century ago. The world's thinkers are
now beginning to appreciate the fact
that the demands of the workers and
producers mean more than It would
appear on the surface. Organised labor has accomplished great things In
the past and as time passes when a
new generation will direct affairs for
the advancement of humanity, progress will have wrought greater things,
Tbe demand for work Is not the only
one for the preservation of life and
liberty, but Is an innate human right
of all. The demand to reduce ths
hours of labor Is hot to shirk the
duty to toll. It Is the humane means
by Which the out-of-works may get
employment. The millions of hours
of increased leisure to workers signify
countless thousands of golden opportunities for lightening the burdens of
the masses, to make homes more
cheerful, the hearts ot the people
lighter, their hopes and aspirations
nobler and broader. Labor Day, then,
'Is an occasion on which to celebrate
and realise the great Importance of
the labor question. This year, under
the auspices of the Vancouver Trades
and Labor Council, the unionists and
their friends wtll hold a mass-picnic at
Hastings Park, at which all are cor
dially Invited to participate.
Once upon a time, during a period
when the human race was not entirely
composed of plnheads, although lt
looked that way at first, there lived
a number of respectable merchants
and traders, who had sons. So proud
were they of these sons that they had
them decorated ln martial habiliments
so that they could parade around and
display their many fine points. This
did not prove very satisfactory, as
most people In those days would rather see a dog fight than a soldier any
So It was decided that these line
youths should be sent abroad, where
they would be appreciated and have
a good time Into the bargain. At the
same time it was given out that they
were to represent the Nation In far
countries. The Nation, having other
things to think about, cared little
about the matter, so the young gentle-
men sailed away on their picnic and
were promptly forgotten by all but
their fond relatives.
Not long afterwards they were again
brought before the minds of the people, when a wall came from across the
sea that the amateur soldiers were In
a distant land without money and without price. Their substance was gone
and they knew not whither to turn.
They could not come back and they
could not go forward—all was darkness. To the ignorant lt appeared that
the proper thing to do was that those
who had sent their children Into such
a mess should get them out—or else
let them work their way home. But
such Ideas only came to the vulgar
and the Ignorant. There was a more
refined way.
It was again pointed out that, although the Nation did not know, anything about it, these boys were the
Nation's representatives and therefore
the Public should pay their way. It
must be known that the Public, In
those days, was a large portion of
the people which would like to mind
Its own business, but was always being called upon to pay tor the scrapes
the other portion was continually getting Into. A public-spirited man was
a man who could annoy the public
most without getting thrown Into the
bay. So it was decided to beg from
the Public enough to brkag back the
wandering representatives, or "cadets," as they were called. As there
were laws against beggary, lt was done
in an Interesting way.
n a certain day, previously de-
upon, a number of females appeared upon the streets holding boxes
carrying a number of small
badges. When an unsuspecting mem-
ot the Public approached, a female
trading upon the laws of chivalry!
would shove a box Into his face ln
li a manner that he would have to
P..a coin into lt or feel mean. Hav-
deposlted a coin, a badge was pln-
upon him and he was said to have
. n "tagged." Thus the laws against
mendicancy were evaded.
In this pleasant way was the little
pleasure jaunt of the cadets paid for
those who were least Interested,
J everything turned   out  happily.
Those were Interesting times.
The C. P. R. believes in the policy
: using crude oil in its own business
and advising others to continue the
use of coal.
The first unionist you hear finding
fault with the union, Just try this on
him: "By the way, were you at tht'
last meeting?"
Cannery operators are anxious to
have the closed season abandoned, and
this In the interests of the dear Work-
ingraen they employ. For all the difference the Industry makes to the resident workmen of British-Columbia
there might as well be no canneries or
fishing. The Japanese, ot course,
might transfer their activities to other
industries not already corralled.
When a duke, lord, baron, knight or
other useless corporation tout buys up
a big tract of land from the government for a song and then .proceeds to
people It with the victims ot the labor
market of the Old Country or Russia,
at a price that will ensure a "steady"
for the rest of their lives, that's called
"business." If the government itself
were to survey, clear and make ready
for homesteads that same piece of
land, and Invite and assist homeseek-
ers to go upon lt, that would be called
As, a Bcheme tor getting■ guileless
women to collect funds, under false
pretences; and flimflam the public
generally, P. H. Scullin's alleged Industrial Peace Association has gained
considerable distinction ln Canada of
late. Despite the fact that Mr. Scullln
has never consulted Western Canada
officers of the organized labor movement, and has been repeatedly publicly condemned. by the A. F. ot L„
the Brotherhood of Carpenters, of
which he Is an ex-member, and waa
run out of the United States for his
skulduggery, he persists In parading
his bunco game In the public press.
The federal government has decided
to give one little evidence pt humaneness. ,At present when a corporation
Imports slaves from European labor
markets and later Rills them In Its
mine or mill, there is no means of
Identifying the profit-producer. Now
the Department of Labor will keep tab
on "foreigners," so that friends, collecting agencies, detectives, etc., may
be permitted to worry, the life out of
the newcomer. And what a satisfaction lt will be to the poor man when
killed to know that the remnants of
tbe "home" he once bad, but which
the world labor market destroyed, will
be able to flnd but just how their meal
ticket came to get punched out and
what did the punching.
W. Bapty, M.D., acting secretary of
the Provincial Board of Health, has
juat sent out a departmental circular
dealing with the subject of "Protection
Against Typhoid Fever." The chief
aim and object of the document seems
to be how to keep workers tn Bhape to
work. Says the doctor: "A few hours
after the first Injection, a little headache and slight malaise may be experienced, with tenderness about the
point of inoculation. This Is seldom
sufficient to cause a man to stop his
work. . . . After the second and
third injections no reactions Is produced, the person seldom experiencing
any discomfort whatever. . , , It Is
significant that many large employers
of labor have gone Into this subject
deeply, with gratifying results, statistics having shown that of those properly Inoculated practically none have
taken typhoid within a year, and protection is probably afforded for a much
longer period. . . . This method
should appeal especially to friendly societies and labor unions who pay
benefits to their sick members,
Typhoid vaccine may be obtained on
application to the Provincial Board of
Health, or from drug stores." Of
course, the unions are Interested In all
revelations of scientific research and
findings. Now, If the dear, doctor will
Jig up some dope or other that
will make It possible for a slave to
work all the time he will have
achieved the triumph of the age, Just
what the employers* are waiting for.
Meantime the vaccine wtll make lt possible for men to live ln McBride's
"White B. C." and work on the results
of his much-expounded "railway policy" ln the Interior and the north.
Quantities of quick-lime, decent grub
and a fit place to sleep In might accomplish the same results, but that
would cost the railway contractors
money. By ail means use Typhoid
Wage-Workers' Forum
Granite Cutters.
Wm. Nettleshlp and P. Stuart have
been elected president and vice-president, respectively, 'of Toronto Granite
Cutters' union.
The workers of British Columbia
are still patiently waiting (or the appointment of a provincial commission
to Inquire Into labor conditions
throughout the province, promised to
the executive committee of the B. C.
Federation of Labor last January by
the McBride exeoutlve council. Every
case needing Investigation since that
date has been referred to the commission that is to be, with the result that
absolutely nothing has been done so
far this year to alleviate the evils complained of.
R. W. Northey at Olalla.
R. W. Northey, well known throughout the Kootenays since the days of
the mining boom as a Journalist, writer and sociological student, Is now located at Olalla, B. C. Though somewhat hampered by Ill-health, he still
contributes to tbe labor press and
takes an active Interest ln the activities of the world-wide movement of
labor. Under date of Aug. 21, he
writes: "... I see the process of
enlightenment is proceeding at a good
pace ln the American Federation of
Labor and Its branches, and nowhere
more rapidly than ln Vancouver. This
Is no doubt owing to the Intelligent
manner ln which the panning away of
the age-old dirt and detritus has been
accomplished, leaving only the pure
gold of Truth mostly economic and
wholly scientific, exposed to all who
care enough to look and see for themselves."
"Federation In Politics"
Editor B. C. Federatlonist: I .am
quite flattered at the amount of attention your correspondent, P. Saxby, has
devoted to myself and my article on
"The Federation in Politics."
I am not, however, very much Impressed by the force of his argument;
In fact, It but corroborates my statements, Inasmuch as your correspondent does not apparently understand the
nature of the class struggle, and therefore could not be qualified as being
class conscious. He says "the Federation has declared for a defined Socialism." ,,   ■
The membership of the Federation
is approximately sixteen thousand.
The total vote cast on the question ot
the endorsatlon of the principles of
Socialism was less than two thousand, leaving a balance of fourteen
thousand who did not possess sufficient intelligence ss to their position
ln society to enable them to use their
ballot. All who are not with us are
against us, and those thousands who
did not vote are against us.
There are two working class representatives In the Provincial Legislature, and they were not elected by
members ot the Federation.
There are eight thousand unionists in
Vancouver, the majority of whom are
members of the Federation,
The highest vote case for a working
class representative at the last election was a-'trlfle over twelve hundred.
Where Is their economic Intelligence?
I would ask your correspondent as
to when, where and how has there
been any change in the platform of
the S. P. ot Canada.
He says "the organised workers of
most countries are demanding and getting tangible material benefits."
This from your correspondent, after
criticising my lack of "serious consideration," Is indeed distressing.
Why, even the master class knows
that the condition of the workingclass
Is steadily growing worse.
Tangible material benefits! And
the real wage ot the workers has de-
creased approximately twenty-one per
cent in the last ten years, and is still
"Material benefits," While wage slavery continues!   It Is to laugh.
It Is Impossible for the working class
to achieve any permanent benefit
while the present system endures.
Nothing can be achieved by reforms
under the present system, and any
political party which appeals for the
support of the working class on a platform of reform measures Is an enemy
to that class and an upholder of wage
I would be much obliged If the editor
would publish a copy ow the platform
of the S. P. of C, ln order that my
worthy opponent may point out the
untruths contained therein. -
August 27,1912.
"B. C. F. of L. In Politics."
.Editor B. C. Federationist: Your
little squib, "As to Politics," is causing
quite a little discussion. It Is amusing
to read Mr. Kavanagh's spiel. After
studying It over carefully, I have come
to the conclusion that Mr. Kavanagh
must be a deist,.with the S. P. ot C.
platform as his god. I would like to
ask Mr. Kavanagh If he believes ln
evolution? Or that' the S. P. of C.
platform Is the be all and end all of
worklng-chUB emancipation? If he believes in evolution, he might explain
to us, whether it be definite or indefinite. Is it ultimate or derivative? Is
it stationary or transitory? No,' Mr.
Kavanagh, the S. P. of C, Its platform
and official organ, are out of touch
with the working mass. How a man
can belong to a labor union and at the
same time agree with the dope published ln the Western Clarion, Is a
puszle to your humble. The Western
Clarion takes upon itself this dual position at times, but I guess lt Is material
Interest that brings that about. In regard to the Federation taking up the
I. L. P. position, Mr. Kavanagh talks
nonsense. Have not the workers of
Great Britain advanced from the I. L.
P. to industrial unionism, to a great
extent? Look at the great railway
strike and coal strike In Great Britain.
Have the workers in British Columbia
gained no experience through these
conflicts that they must take up a position that is years behind the times?
Take this question of industrial unionism, and what stand does the Western
Clarion take on same? Calls lt anarchism. Jim Hawthornthwalte did
the same, ln the writer's presence. It
is certainly time tor the Federation to
go Into politics and, ss P. Saxby terms
it, "None but orthodox politicians and
pseudo-scientific socialists will stand
in the way of the workers," is quite
true, if past experience Is any criterion. Mr. Editor, I hate this "better
than thou" attitude, which some Individuals take up. In regard to working
class Institutions. Anybody who has
been following (he cause of organized
labor knows that It Is always changing
Its methods. It must do so of necessity. Capitalism has Just about reached Its zenith. Labor's turn at admin-
Istratlon Is fast dawning. So let us all
set to with a will, that we may be In
a position to handle the administration
when the time arriveB. I remain,
yours for political and Industrial free,
dom, A. JORDAN,
Recording Secretary Local No. 2155,
U. M. W. of A.   Box 410.
Nanalmo, Aug. 20.
The News-AdvertlBer, ln Its "Vancouver Twenty Years Ago" column,
says eggs were fifteen cents a dozen.
They are three times that price now.
Wages, however, have advanced to a
general average of only about llfteen
per cent.
The Catholic Church Is coming out
to fight Socialism In the open. This
organization has hundreds of fine orators and writers and millions of dollars
ln cash—everything, ln fact, necessary
to make' lt all-conquering except truth
and common sense. Hell and holy
water avail much where Intelligence
has never been allowed to grow. But
now the church proposes to go forth
where there are brains that reason.
This will be Its Waterloo. The church
must shackle reason or lt must die,
It Is not what you get out of life,
but what you put Into lt, that counts.
D—n the man who says the world owes
him a living, who always Inquires,
when asked to join any movement,
"What do I get out of It?" Such a man
Is of little less value than a cipher
with the rim rubbed out. The blessings you are today enjoying were made
possible by: the blood and sweat of
your forbears, who asked not "What
do we get out of this?" but "How much
oan we do to make the world a better
place ln which to live?"—Bdw, F.
Trefs.   - ';>.
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Meets in annual convention in Jan-
SSI?' TE,wutiv,r„0.moera' >»"-": Presl-
dent, J. w. Wilkinson; vice-presidents,
Geo. A. Burt, B. D. Grant, J. fl. McVety
?■ ?' Pettlplece, J. Roberts, C. Slvertz
Meets flrst and third Thursdays.
Executive board; J. Kavanagh, preaident;
John McMillan, vice-president; R. p!
Pettlplece, secretary; Jas, Campbell,
treasurer; A. Beasley, atatlaticlan; i. H
MoVety, sergt.-at-arms; F. A. ttoover,
trustee; J. Yf. Wilkinson, trustee.
„i-.i;'<"'>;jMo.nda<v' Pn»ldent, P. Sabln;
T!ie"p5?B&c,'!t' 3?\ R'tcon; secretary,
John McMillan, Labor Temple.
o™.M?!.?tVei:fnd "onday in month.
President, B Jarmairj vice-president,
p 6 %     M    "*°™tar'' A' H' England.
., Directors: Fred A. Hoover, J. H.
McVety, Jamea Brown, Edward Lothian,
James Campbell, 'J. wl Wllklnaon, R. P
Pettlplece, John McMillan Murdoik Mo^
Kensle. Managing, director, J. H. Mc-
Vety, Room 211.   Sey. 6160.
b DS!l!ra n8"? Jolnera—Room 209.
Sey. 2908. Business agent. J. A. Kay;
office hours, 8 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m!
Secretary of management committee,
Wm. Manson, 928 Raymur avenue.
Branches meet every Tuesday and Wednesday In Room 802.
tlonera' Local No. 46—
Meets aecond and fourth
Saturdays, 7:80 p.m. President, J. Klnnalrd: corresponding secretary, W.
Rogers, Room 220, Labor
nifSIffCV ""Punaing secretary. W.
n.l™V. . H,°?w». Room 220, Labor
Temple;  financial  aeeretary,  P. -Robln-
first and third Wednesdays, 8:30 p.m.
President. C. E. Herritt; recording sec-
detary, Geo. W. Isaacs; secretary-busl-
&gOsney.C21?0.Bl,rkf'Srl' m Abbott
Meets flrat and third Sundays or
each month, 7:80 p. m.. Room 806. President. Walter Laurie; secretary, A. Mac-
Donald: treasurer, Wm. Mottlahaw, Tel.
Sey. 463 (Yale Hotel)
« a5"° J?11""?. I-ocal No. 617—Meets
Monday of each week, 8 p.m. Executive
committee meets every Friday. 8 p.m.
President, A. Richmond; recording secretary, A, Paine; financial secretary, L.
H. Burnham. Room 304.    Sey. 1380
.—an?. Joiners. South Vancouver No.
1208—Meets Ashe's hall, 21st and Fraser
Ave.,  every Friday,  8  p.m.    President.
w"!i Robertson: recording secretary, B.
T. Phillips, Colllngwood East; flnanola,
secretary, J. A. Dickenson, South Vancouver P. O.; treasurer, Robert Lindsay,
Cednr Cottage.
... "i106^ everS' Tuesday, 8 p.m., Room
807. President, James Haslett; corresponding secretary, w. 8. Dagnall, Box
63; financial secretary, F. R. Brown;
business agent, W. S. Dagnall, Room
216.   Sey, 8799.
and Iron Ship Builders and Helpers
of America, Vancouver Lodge No. 191—
Meets flrst and third Mondays, 8_p.m.
President, F. Barclay. 363 Cordova East;
secretary. A. Fraser, 1161 Howe Street.
Meets flrst Tuesday each month, 8
p.m. President, Robert J. Craig; secretary, J. C. Peuser, Kurtz Cigar Factory;
treasurer, S. W. Johnson.
British Columbia Division, C. P. Sys.
tern. Division No. 1—Meets 10:30 a.m
third Sunday ln month, Room 204. Local
chairman, J. F. Campbell, Box 432, Vancouver. Local sec-treas.. A. T. Oberg,
Box 432, or 1003 Burrard street.
218.—Meets Room 301, every Monday
8 p. m. President, W, P., Can*; vice-president, Fred Fuller; recording secretary,
A. A. McDonald, 6 Lome street east: financial secretary, Harvey Sauder: treasurer, H. H. Free: press secretarv, Ar.
thur Rhodes; business agent, H. A.
Jones, Room 207, Labor Temple.
621 (Inside Men)—Meet every Friday Room 206 8 p.m. President S. S.
Duff; recording secretary, L. R. Salmon;
treasurer and business agent, F. L. Est-
Inghausen, Room 202.   Sey. 2348.
Meets second and fourth Tuesdays
of each month. President, J. Fox; vice-
president, Wm. Thompson; financial secretary, Wm. Worton; secretary, A. O.
Hettler, 425 Dufferln street. Telephone,
Fairmont 1238.
ASSOCIATION, No. 38 x 62—Meets
every Friday evening, 138 Water street.
President. B. Hughes; secretary, Thomaa
Nixon, 133 Water street.
ond and fourth Thursdays, 7:16 p.m.
President, Robt. Thompson: recording
secretary. J. Brookes; financial secretary,
J. H. MoVety.   Sey. 6860.
' Decorators', Local 188—Meet every
Thursday, 7:30- p.m. Preaident H. Murry; financial secretary, F. J, Harris,
1668 Robson St.; recording secretary,
Skene Thompson. Sub P. O. No. 8, Box 3;
business agent, W. J. Nagle.
every Tuesday.  8  p.m..  Room  221.
President,   T.   Burkes;   secretary,   Mike
Knelling, 882 Richards street.
No. 280—Meets every Thursday, 7:30
p.m., Room 802. President, H. Spear;
recording secretary, Jas. Jamleson, 921
Drake street; financial aeeretary, Ed.
Branch—Meets aecond and fourth
Tuesdays, 8 p.m. President, Fred Rum-
ble; con espondln- secretary, James Ray.
burn; flananclal secretary, wm. Jardlne.
Employees, Pioneer Division No. 101
—Meets Labor Temple, second and
fourth Wednesdays at 2:46 p.m. and first
and third Wednesdays, 8 p.m. President,
H. Scbofleld; recording secretary, Albert V. Lofting, Box 18, City Heights
P.O.: financial secretary, Fred A. Hoover,
2409 Clark drive.
178—Meetings held first Friday In
each month, 8 p.m. President, H. Nord-
land; secretary, W. W. Hocken, P.O. Box
603: financial secretary, L. Wakley, Box
TILE LAYERS' AND HELPERS', Local No. 62—Meeta first and third
Wednesdays .ench month, 8 p.m. President, R. Neville; secretary, P. O. Hoeuke,
Suite 2, 1202 Woodland drive.  ■
Meets last Sunday each month, 2:30
p.m. President, W, S. Armstrong; vice-
president, G. W. Palmer; secretary-treasurer, R. H. Neelands, P.O. Box 66.
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price instead of a nigh one, provided he
chooses his store right. A man would be
well advised to come here and see these
shoes we have just unpacked.   They are
not deficient in good looks but their chief
interest lies in the fact that each pair can say "I am solid leather
and made to give good service."
$3-35 for men's box calf bluchers with standard screwed and
sev ,i soles, leather lined, broad,'easy last.
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Week End Trips
Every workingman needs rest and change. It's true he can't
take a winter trip to Southern California or an extended trip
■ to the resorts in the rockies, but he should, as for as his time
and money permits, get away from the city from time to time
for a day or so, taking his family for a pleasant outing .
It it to meet the workingman's case that ihe B. C. E. R, Co. has
arranged for week-end trips, at reduced rates, over Ihe Fraser
Valley division of its lines during the summer. Special tickets on
sale Saturday and Sunday, good to return Monday.
Round Trip from Vancouver is only $2.80
Trains leave Carrall Street station at 8:30 a.m.; 12:15 and 5
p.m. Trains reluming (rom Chilliwack are so limed that the
round trip may be made in a dsy with s stopover of several hours
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What the Workers Must Do
======== |     (By donjon Nye, ln The Call) ~~~\ _—;———--
You are a worklngman.
Every morning at 6 o'clock you get
up, eat a slim breakfast of bacon,
bread and black coffee, kiss your overworked wife good-bye, and walk or
ride (If you can afford tbe necessary
car fare) to your work:.
At 6:80 you arrive at tbe shop, crawl
Into your overalls and are ready the
moment the whistle blows to start tbe
day's work.
There you stay and toll and moll
through the long hot day, ten or
twelve hours, Whenever you pass a
window, you look up Into the blue sky
snd a great desire tugs at your heart.
Perhaps you mutter a cuss word ss
you.walk away and realise tbat tbe
longing to be out ln the air and sunshine cannot be gratified.
To be free Just for one day. To
take your wife and the kiddles out Into
the woods and green fields to enjoy
the peace and rest tbat Mother Nature
offers tbe weary. That is your wlsb.
But under the present system even
that simple desire Is denied you.
Then you begin to Question yourself. Tou wonder why you can't be
free to enjoy all the things you see
around you, which are made for the
happiness of mankind and to satisfy
human wants.
You say to yourself: "Here I work
week after week, year after year,
am sober and steady and never miss a
day. I am now 45 years of age, married, and have three children. After
all these years I have no more than
when Mary and I married twenty years
"The only amusement the kids can
ever have Is a moving picture show
once ln a while. My patient wife Is
the woman of all-work. She is the
cook, the nurse, the laundress, the
maid, working from early sunrise until
late Into the night, never knowing
what rest Is. She has worked harder
than I have to make ends meet, yet
fur some reason we are never able to
get ahead.
"My $2.60 a day buys but the bare
necessities, and as for luxuries, we
have none. Whenever one of the
ohlldren Is taken sick we get into debt
and lt If so bard to get ahead when
once you owe money,
"I don't understand lt. I don't understand."
¥      *      *
Brother, we Socialists understand
you and your troubles, and we are going to explain to you wiiy you are a
slave, chained to an ever-turning,
grinding, Industrial wheel.
You are working in a steel mill, a
shoe factory, or perhaps a coal mine.
You know there are 600 other boys
working with you, and all In the same
fix you are in. You are all at work
creating something that Is of value to
tbe community.
Is lt not a fact that after these men
make 100 tons of steel worth 13,600,
they hand It over to the master, or the
owner of the mill? He pays them for
their labor about one-fifth of that
amount, or 1700, which he calls
He keepB $2,800, which, after allowing tor the cost of raw material and
depredation ot machinery, Is profit
You 600 fellows, who made the product, have $7,00 divided among you,
while tbe owner, who did no work but
owns the machinery used ln making
the product, enjoys $2,800.
'Now, the Idea has never occurred to
you that the men who create the steel
should keep lt, and enjoy the $8,500,
or the full value of the product, less
the cost of operation.
And it is only fair that they should
do this. Five hundred man created
the steel. They sweated and burned
to produce lt, why should they not enjoy the value thereof? The owner of
the mill did not turn a hand to help
the men. Yet he takes the lion's
The time has passed when the capitalist class can defend this policy of
robbery by claiming that they furnish
tbe directing ability.
When we create articles for use, Instead of profit, we wtll be able to get
along without this directing genius,
which they now so highly value.
This lauded directing ability Is only
the cunning used to skin the labor employed In creating the article, thus
lessening the cost of production, which
IT WA§ at Tares
mte where tha flnt
- was formed. From
the project to
mtes Rom labor
enables one capitalist to undersell his
competitors. We do not need these
human wolves any longer, and they
will ere long Join "Colonel Crasy
Horse" and King Manuel ln the "Down
and Out'! Club.
Under the system of Socialism,
whereby the people would own the
machinery of production collectively,
and would share the product, there
would be enough for all. Where, under the present system, you are paid
$2.60 for ten hours' labor, under Socialism you would receive $10 for the
same amount ot labor, or $6 If you
worked but five hours a day. Now,
If you believe that good for you and
your family, you must be a Socialist
and vote for Socialism.
Under the present system of production your boss manufactures goods
in utter disregard ot bow much the
markets can absorb. His competitors
do the same (unless lt is a trust-made
article), and when you can't buy back
wbat you create, the market. Is clogged, mills, mines and shops are shut
When tbat happens we. have a panic.
All the workers are thrown out of employment Although the warehouses
are filled to overflowing, they are unable to buy the products of their own
The papers call this state of affairs
"overproduction." In other words, the
worker* have no bread because, they
raise too much wheat They go In
rags because the acreage ot cotton was
too great The workers' children go
bare-tooted because too many shoes
only buy back one-fifth of their pro-
Socialism alms to eliminate profit.
The pay of the worker Is to be equal
to the selling .price of his product
When that state of affairs Is brought
about, panic and overproduction will
the product they manufacture they can
receive only one-fifth of the value of
have been manufactured, and the
workers eat In soup houses because
there Is too much beef.
Now, if the'workers had the money
to buy these things, they would not go
hungry or ragged when the storehouses are filled with the food and
clothing they need, but because they
become Impossible. Every worker will
receive the full value of Us labor,
thus creating the purchasing power
with which to buy back the value produced by him.
Another important fact that you
must understand Is tbat -under the
present system your master—the owner of the shop—may say where you
may work, when you may work, how
long you may work, and how much
you may have. He dictates the conditions of your lite as certainly as
ever did a slave master of black men.
Under the present system of wage
slavery the workers are merely the
servants, the puppets of a modern dollar aristocracy, which they keep ln
power by creating wealth and handing
the product over to the owners of the
The Socialist party does not seek
to conquer, or oppress, or enslave any
class, not even our present masters.
It does not aim to create a new race
of slaves.
The whole movement Is tor equality
of opportunity and economic Justice.
To give every worker' the full product
of bis labor, no less and no more.
The masters stand for the degradation of the masses. The dwarfed children of the mills, the crippled and
useless worker, the painted prostitute,
the slaving women, the dull-eyed, lowbrowed man with the hoe Is their ideal
of the toilers.
Throughout the long suffering centuries the capitalist class has abused,
enslaved and robbed the working class
ln every conceivable way. For years
the workers have remained blind and
deaf, but now they are becoming
aroused. They are going to throw off
the blind lethargy that has held them
ln Its spell for all these years.
Because capitalism denies to the
workers comfortable homes, decent
working hours, education, culture,
travel and amusement, bo necessary
to fit them to become useful citizens,
It must go.
Socialism will make you free. It
will give you tbe ownership ot your
Job. It will give you a lite worth
living. '	
ins of thla bodxfappeare to have been
taken up lartaliV with the matter, of
Immigration. A'committee recommend,
ed that the practice of lmportln
be. atronfly condemned, and tl
governmental policy ot paying
mlum to persona so ensasad ba Ilk
protested against Tha tmmlgi
question haa been a-"hardy annual'
call a -
unlone In dnfari? and Quebec,   it .	
held that something more must be done
than the somewhat feeble efforts of too-
lated unlona. Aa a raault, a convention,
composed of delegates from the two
provinces, met In convention at Toronto
on September St. 1871, snd formed the
Canadian Labor Union. The ant meet-
"la bodr/appean to have been
largaliV with the matter, of
. _.„ on. A committee recommended tbat the practice of Importing labor
'            -           —    that-the
a pre-
" aver
Among other matters dlscuasad were
prlaon labor, .arbitration ln ' labor disputes, a ahorter work-day, and bureaux
of labor atatlstloa. 'iThla body continued
to exlat until 1877, After thla year,
owing to the hard'times prevailing In
the Dominion, It did'not meat From
187? to 1881 tradea. unionism waa
At a TUTLnnt,
Both the Toronto. Trades Assembly
and tha Canadian Labor Union during
this period "gave up the ghost" as It
wan. Among the • delegate! who attended tha flnt Canadian Labor organisation .were If easnj. A P. Clarke (af-
terwarda IIP.), John Hewitt D. J.'
O'Donoghue, A. P. Jury, J. W. Carler,
J. B Williams. These wen all well-
known man In Canadian labor circles,
However, when the International Typo,
graphical Union held lta annual con
vantlon at Toronto in 1881, a fresh
atimuiua waa given,,to organised labor,
and an agitation wai started which re-
and u agitation
in tha   r*~ ~   »   — —
ronto Tradea and.Labor .Council, which
aulted :
"resurnetlon" ef the To-
body two yean later (1888) laaued a
call to other labor unlona to aend dele-
gataa to dlacusa labor matten. Among
those prominent appearing for the flnt
time wan: J. T. Cany. Wm. damn,
John Abridge, John Armstrong, Jas. O.
Brown and M. OHollaren.
The XaSaeac
New South Wales has already spent
3,000,000 pounds sterling In buying
estates for agricultural settlement.
Now the Labor party government has
a scheme under consideration to build
cottages for worke'rs on account of the
high rents charged by landlords. The
bricks will be made at the government
works. Full union rates will be paid to
toe men Who make the bricks and
build the cottages. Tbe cottages will
be erected at six shillings a week less
than Is paid to the jerry-builder today.
Attorney-General Holman, speaking
last month at St. Peter's said: "We
are not going to stand by and see people driven to live In hovels ln one part
of the city when we have large tracts
of crown lands idle and empty elsewhere."
Union Labor Thrives In Otlsvllls,
The present position of organised
labor ln Los Angeles must be as gall
and wormwood to the social scum
whose Ideals are typified by an Otis.
Nineteen months ago lt was heralded
as tbe one city where the trade-union
movement had been stampd out, and
where the employers had It all their
own way as to hours and wages. It
Is now one of the most strongly organized towns ln the States. The Increase In membership of the different
unions In that time has been 160.5
per cent., in spite of the fact that
the biggest strikes ever known In
Southern California, Including the
brewery workers and the metal work
ers, were fought out.
The Melbourne Labor Call (July 11,
1912) Just to hand, prints the following
letter, sent from the Ballarat Trades
and Labor Council to the Melbourne
Unemployed Committee:
"Concerning the state of the labor
market in Ballarat there is no possible
hope for one out of work to find employment The fact Is, Ballarat was
never ln its history in that state when
less employment was offering generally. The bakeryl trade, where employment, under ordinary circumstances Is
constant, since the supply of bread
must be constant, furnishes an Index
of the industrial depression, Only two
men, besides the foreman, of each
bakery here obtain full time. Yet the
number of bakers' operatives in Bal-
larat are fewer now than formerly. In j
of these congnasaiTBad already made
some mark on labor legislation.   In 1872
i act waa paaaed .exempting man who
Suiised from liability to prosecution
er conspiracy laws.   Further amendments were paaaed in 1875.      _-. ,
The next session of the Dominion
Trades and Ubor. Congress waa held
September 8, 1888, at Toronto. .It
waa at thla meeting that formal steps
were taken to formii^
A Permanent Osgsauaeslos
There were 87 organisations, .represented by 110 delegates. Charles March,
of the Toronto Palhten' Union, waa
choaen president, ana. David Hastings,
of Hamilton, aeeretary. This congreas
waa remarkable for th* number and variety of subjects dealt.wlth,     '
In 1887 the congress met at Hamilton—the nwt time outside of the city of
Toronto. Prom that year annual meet-
Inga wen held In all the Important Industrial canton of Eastern Canada, until September 18,1888, when.lt sojourned
beyond tha Great Lakes .#e.-.far■ weat aa
Winnipeg. Since that year it haa travelled across the continent—from Victoria, B. C, to Halifax, N; s.
Pastas Ooast,   b
Although unions existed!In,the maritime provinces, tbe Northwest andl ■British Columbia, It waa not until 1880 that
delegate! were sent fromi the .-Pacific
Coaat. That year Thoa. Salmon (Nanalmo) and H. Cowan and p. Bartley (Vancouver) were eent to attend the Ottawa
convention. Seven yean later (1887)
New Brunswick eent Iti flnt delegate to
represent the atevedcrea at the Hamilton congreaa. At the London congreaa
C. C. Stuart repreaented Wlnnlpegfor
the first lime. In 1888 Joseph H. Wat-
ion and Harry Cowan represented Vancouver at the Winnipeg congreaa.
Work Aeootnpllihed.
To those unacquainted with tradei
and labor unlona It might be judged that
auch weighty quaatlom could not adequately'ba discussed and disposed of ln
the short duration of Its sessions. As
a matter of fact these resolutions and
reports are continuously before the at.
tention of the men assembled In their
respective organisations as well as In
many" of their well-conducted craft
journals and newapapen. The large
number. of laws paaaed alnce the con-
preaa came Into being for the redress of
wage-earners' legal grievances la evidence In plenty of the Influence tt has
wielded. u»»ta,
Following delegates represented Brit
tsh Columbia at the Calgary congress
last year: Vancouver Trades and Labor
Council—V. R. Mldgley, John McMillan: Victoria Trades and Labor Coun.
ell—Christian Slverti: New Westminster
Tradei and Labor Council—B, D. Orant;
Revelstoke Trades and Labor Council-
Harry Kemnater. John Carmlchael: Cran<
brook—B. De Decker, Frank McKenna:
Fernle—X E. Smith, A. J. Carter, David
Rees, T. France, Jas. McNIcholas; Michel
—James Hampshire, Chaa. Garner: Nelson—Geo. H. Hardy: New Westminster
—R. A. Stoney, H. A. Kerr; Vancouver—
H. A. Muller, W. R. Trotter, Walter
Burrough, Jas. H. McVety, J. W. Wilkinson. .
Platform of Principles.
I. Free compulsory education.
3. Legal working day of eight hours,
and alx days to a week,
3, Government Inspection of all Industries,
4. The abolition of the contract system on all puhllo works,
6, A minimum living wage, baaed on
local conditions,
8. Public ownership of atl franchises,
such as railways, telegraphs, telephones,
water-works, lighting, etc.
7. Tax reform, hy lessening taxation
on industry and increasing it on land
V a"M>holltlon of tho Dominion Senate.
9. Exclusion of all Orientals.
10. The Union Label to be placed on
all manufactured gooda, where practicable, and on all government and municipal supplies.
II, Abolition of child labor by children under fourteen yean of ages end
nf female labor in all branchaa of Industrial life, such aa mines, workshop!,
factories, etc.
18. Abolition, of property qualification for all public ofllces. ...
13. Voluntary  arbitration  of labor
14. Proportional representation with
grouped constituencies and abolition of
municipal wards.      ...        J ..    ,
15. Direct legislation through th* Initiative and referendum.
18. Prohibition of prison labor In
competition with free labor.
inotrxxra omnia op oombisw
President—J. C. Watteii, Victoria. B.
O.I vice-president—F. Bancroft Toronto.
Ont: secretary-treasurer—P. M. Draper,
P.O. Box 615. Ottawa, Ont.   . _
Executive Committee for Alberta—W.
Symonds, vice-president: Donald McNab,
Geo. Howell, T. J. Hushes.       .'-,. • '..
Executive  Committee  for  gaakatche-
rhe°mTn;B;Vracticany'TnefhoUrf'the 'j^^fa\i!BS^hWam7^
Quarry Workera.
Nora Scotia branches of the Quarry
Workers' union are doing well and Increasing their membership, according
to official reports from headquarters at
Bnrre, Vt
Granite Cutters.
The following officers have been
elected for the ensuing term by the
Vancouver Oranlte Cutters' union:
President, John M. Phillip; vice-president, M. F. Grub; corresponding secretary, Robert Smart; financial secretary, Bennet Andrew; treasurer,
George Smith: auditing committee,
Alex Fordyce, James Simpson and Alex
P. M. Draper is still very HI with
typhoid fever and can not be troubled
In any way with TradeB Congress matters. All details In connection with
the coming congress are being arranged by President J. C. Waters, who
Is at the office ln Ottawa.
men are now working on tribute, and
many are earning no more than 10,15
or 20 shillings per fortnight. That
they continue to work at such remuneration Is due to the fact that they
can find nothing else In the way of employment. Men are Idle ln all the skill-
ed as well as unskilled trades, notably
butchers, bootmakers, carpenters, mining engine-drivers, bricklayers and
laborers, painters, plumbers, engineers, lronmoulders and bakers, Ballarat, as well as Bendlgo, depended upon
the mining Industry for Its industrial
life. In Victoria today there are not
15,000 men employed In mining, whereas twelve years ago 30,000 were so
employed. This refers to the gold mining Industry, ln the matter of Immigration, Watt, Murray and Company have
acted a criminal part and merit hanging."	
As to Fishing.
A United States consular report
eontains the following: "The British
Columbia herring catch for the past
season ln which American capital Is
largely Interested, Is placed at 11,860
tons, and that of Alaska amounts to
about a thousand tons additional.
Practically the whole of this output
Is sold on the Japanese and Chinese
markets. Shipments from the Canadian and American ports to Hongkong,
Shanghai and Japanese ports already
this season have been very large, so
it Is expected that the trade for the
present season will be fully up to the
average. American Ashing Interests
are thoroughly canvassing the Chinese markets with a view of increasing their sales as their Increased output tor which additional facilities are
constantly being established, Is realised."
Executive Committee for Manitoba—
R. a Ward, vice-president; H. Taylor,
H. Irwin. R. A. Riga.       M      ...
Executive Committee for Ontario—
William Lodge, vlce-nresldent; Oeorre
Crammond, Robert Elliott. W. Worrell.
Executive Committee for Quebec—
Fred. Robert, vice-president: O. Proulx.
Jos. Gauthier, R. Lynch. ■   .,
Executive Committee for Nova Scotia
—John T. Joy. vice-president: X B. Mc-
Lachlan, H. Gregory, W. Watklns.
Fraternal Delegate to the American
Federation of Labor—William Clodding,
Toronto, Ont	
Of late a great Interest has sprung
up on the question of Immigration to
the Pacific coast when the Panama
Canal Is onened. Dr. J. Nleto Is here
from San Francisco, Csl. He Is president of the B'Nsl B'Rlth of that city,
the great order of the Jews of the
world. He predicts that there will be
an Immediate Influx of from 160,000
to 200,000 Immigrants the first year
the new water highway is In use. He
also suggests that a special bureau of
Information for these arrivals be established. Strangers will then be en-
abled to get reliable data on any section of the country which appears to
be best suited for them to locate ln
and thus they will be protected from
misrepresentations by unscupulous In.
dlvlduals and concerns.
W, H. Lance, tinsmith, Orsndvlew,
will leave shortly for an extended trip
to his old home In Ireland. He left
there twenty years sgo.
A Toronto, Ont, dispatch says that
the longshoremen's strike Is yet unsettled. The men demand thirty cents
an hour straight, the same for day and
night. The lines sffected are the Merchants, Mutual, Canadian Lake line,
Inland lines and Jacques line. Four
or five policemen patrol the docks.
High Quality and Low Ptice
EntfsjiM«d« Socket
rimer Gouges
J-in., 40o; j-iri., 60o; 1-in.,
55o; lj-in., 86c; li-in., 70o
lj-in., 75o; 2-in„ 85c
Best Long and Short
Handled Spades and
30c, 35c, 50c
Fine line for Contractors
; Best 3-ply, 6o tier foot; Maroon,
9o; Kinkproof, 18a
These are the hut of the i
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All shoes without the Union Stamp are
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Dept. F, Cor. Cambie & Pender Sts. Vancouver
It has been suggested that we
print a pard, 11x14 inches,
setting forth the superiority
Whale Brand
"8lse,  .Strength,   Endurance''
To the wage-worker who will
send us the best "copy" for
the proposed card, we will
give a prise of $5 in cash.
Answers to be mailed
not later than Sept. 30
22 Water St Phone Sey. 1993
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stake II Saewa so an eeaewiM
skat tha franklin Orchestra Is
aoi-ualon eat act eautua te the
of aatoalsts,
We can furnish
Won't you let
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41 Hastings Street W.
' Phone Seymour 3867
You are hereby Invited to visit our
new demonstrating rooms at 843 Granville, and see the 26-horsepower TALBOT BOXKn in operation. If you have
already seen the boiler you must know
that we have a proposition which Ib rev*
olutlonlalna* Bteani and Is bound to make
big money for all who participate ln 'the
development of this company. If you
have not seen the boiler you owe It to
yourself to at least Investigate; A description In print of the advantages of
over all other
boilers would sound like a fairy tale.
Pay us a vlalt and have them explained
In person. It will be well worth your
time and trouble to just see a boiler
whloh haa all,Its water on top and all
the ateam at the bottom, next to the
firebox, where ft belongs. Mention thla
paper when you call. There Is a reason,
REMBMBE7R, we. are atlll aelllng
Btock at par, 81.00 per ahare. Oat at
least a email block before lt advances ln
price;'■ We give you terms whloh will
please you.
tauoi tmaraanra oo, itd.,
841 OraavUle Straet.
Women's H A TQ
and Men's ****• *■»
Omaned, Blocked, Dyed
lWRictsid.3^ Hat Hospital
*OB aaus.—nendsh SHaat	
moaths old; thoroughbred; 81 each.
Apply W. D. Jones, Brockton Point
'LIghthouae or P. O. Box 27, City.
Fqr Expert
and Jewelery
Geo. G. Bigger
143 Hastings St. West
Full Brass Bands Ail Day • 8-Pieci Orchestra
Labor Day
Picnic and Sports
Hastings Park
Field Sports
and Motor Cycle Races
I i
Thouaaaia ot Vsnoouver dtunas
fcava been cures, ana can testify to
these facta.
BKBVXAttm. bcisiu, btoh-
Because Ltqutl Sulpuhr Ut the
greatest known blool pudlfier of
the century. Every one knows that
sulphur Is good for the entire system. Almost every one has taken
sulphur ln some form or another.
Out Is It known 10 you that sulphur In its powdered form cannot
be assimilated Into the blool
through the stomach? If the stomach cannot dissolve sulphur, how
can the blood be purified? Liquid
Sulphur Is already dissolved, Is in
fact, ready for the stomach to distribute through the syntem. Liquid
Sulphur goes direct to the .seat
of the trouble, Impure blood, attacks and drives out of the entire
system all germs and impurities.
It-removes the cause and permanently cures, a
If_your druggist cannot supply
you, we will send by mall to any
address, on receipt of price &0c
and 11.00 at our risk.
Prepared only by
see sjirenu ax.,
Yanooaver   ». O.
(Continued from Page 1.)
Water street. Third, baseball and
bat, by Granville Stationery Company,
640 Granville street
4. 'One hundred and fifty yards, girls
under 19—Mrst, goods $5, by Gordon
Drysdale, Limited, Granville street
Second, photo frame, 12.50, by McMillan, Hastings street west. Third, girl's
band-bag, $2.25, by B. C, McLaren, 646
Main street.
5. One hundred yards, girls under
13—First, box .chocolates, 13.60, by
Nugget Restaurant, 512 Main street
Second, candy, $1, by Ramsay Bros.,
Powell' street and Raymur avenue
Third, candy, »1, by Ramsay Bros.,
Powell street and Raymur avenue.
6. Fifty yards, girls—First, candy,
II, by Ramsay Bros., Powell street
and Raymur avenue. Second, candy,
fl, by Ramsay Bros., Powell Btreet
and Raymur avenue. Third, candy, II,
by Ramsay Bros., Powell street and
Raymur avenue.
7. Seventy-five yards, for mothers-
First, |10, by Con Jones, 1216 Robson
street: Second, rocker, |6, by Hutch,
lugs Furniture Co., 416 Main street,
Third, five pounds Malkln's best tea,
by W. H. Malkin & Co., 51 Water
8. Fifty yards, mothers' race-
First, ten pounds Nabob tea and ten
pounds Nabob coffee, by Kelly Douglas & Co., Limited, Water street Second, china vase, $5, by Millar ft Co.,
120 Hastings street west. Third; one
case Milkstock, hy KIrkland ft Rose,
312 Water street
9. One hundred yards, for young
women—First, goods, 16, by More ft
Wilson, 566 Granville street. Second,
lady's umbrella, 16, by Jas. Stark ft
CO., Hastings street west Third, bottle perfume, by J. A. Tepoorten ft
Co., 308 Water atreet
10. One hundred yards, for married
Women—First, one dozen tea cups and
Saucers, 17, by Williamson ft Jenkins,
Limited, Cordova street west. Second,
two boxes peaches.'by Parkmore Arch-
lbold Company, Limited, 116 Water
street Third, five pounds Spencer's
own tea, by David Spencer ft Company, Limited.
.2 to 5 and 8 to 12 p. m.
1. Sailor's Hornpipe—First, six Parisian etchings, 19.00, by Western Studio, Main street, near Hastings. Second,'oak rocker, $4.60, by D. A. McClelland, 301 Cordova street west
2. Highland Fling—First electric
lamp, $8, by O. B. Allen, Granville
street, Second, value $4, McLean ft
Johnson, 44 Cordova street
3. Irish Jig—First, nugget stick pin,
$7.60, by Diamond Hall Jewelry Store,
634 Granville. Second, berry set, by
R. G. Buchanan ft Co., 662 Granville
strett.    '
4. Two-Step—First, value $5, by
Storey ft Campbell, 660 Beatty street,
snd value, $5, by Owl Drug Company,
600 Granville street. Second, tobacco
Jar, $4, by E. Merman, 774 Granville
street, and gold pin, $4, by Thos. Al.
Ian, 615 Granville street.
6. Walts—First, value $5, by Fit
Reform Wardrobe, 333 Hastings street
west, and vase, $5, by Buscombe Company, 660 Beatty street Second, box
cigars, $5, by Alhambra Hotel, and
lady's traveling bag, $4,, by H. Btrks
ft Sons, 651 Hastings street west.
Those contributing to'the funds and
prizes for the Labor Day sports at the
mass picnic at Hastings Park on Monday next—and to whom the committee
wishes to tender Its thanks for this
kind generosity shown tho unions of
this city and their friends on this holiday occasion—are as follows:
Hudson's Bay Company, goods, $20;
Kelly, Douglas ft Co., limited, 10
pounds Nsbob tea, 10 pounds Nabob
coffee; Scotch Clothing House, limited, goods, $5; Wm. ; Dick, limited,
hat, $5; The C. B. McKeen Shoe Company, 187 Hastings street east, shoes,
$5; Gault Brothers, limited, water
street, $5; A. P. Slade ft Co., Water
street, box piars; Oscar Brown ft Co.,
limited, Water street, box peaches;
Milne Produce Company, limited, 137
Water street, box Thistle Creamery
butter, $6; The W. H. Malkin Company, limited, 51 Water street, five
pounds tea; Z. Franks, 42 Water
street, crockery or grablteware, $2.60;
B. Lippsett, 68 Water Btreet, tent or
flag, 15; J. H McLennan, 114 Water
street, $2; Benwell, Peart ft Co., 130
Water Street, box cigars; J. Leckle
Company, limited, 220 Cambie street,
pair boots; KIrkland ft Rose, 312 Wat
er street, case milk stock; J. A. Te- ,pin, |7.60; R. O. Buchanan ft Co.,
poorten ft Co., 308 Water street, bottle perfume (second prize 100-yard
ladies' race); Con. Jones, $10 (moth
Eton and Clinton streets, $5; P. Burns
ft Co., Woodland drive, $25; Ramsay
Bros, ft Company, limited, corner
Powell and Raymur, confectionery, $6;
B, Hall, Barnard Castle hotel, two
boxes cigars, $5; The Sherwln-Williams Company ot Canada, limited,
327 Powell street, two gallons paint,
$5; Baxter and Eyller, American Boot
Shop, 541 Granville, pair shoes, $5;
Bowen Brothers,' 533 Granville street,
hat, $5; Fashion Craft, 614 Granville
street, trousers, $7; Semi-Ready, 519
Granville Btreet, goods, $5; A. S.
Vaschon & Co., 435 Granville street,
shoes, $6; Richardson ft Botts, 417
Granville Btreet, hat, $6; Criterion
ugar Store, 431 Granville street, pipe,
$2.60; Owl Drug Company limited, 600
Granville street, goods, $5; Diamond
Hall, 634 Granville Btreet, nugget tie
Granville street, berry set, $3; The A,
ft B. Company, 670 Granville street,
goods, (Sheriff's Scotch), $6; N. Bor
er's prise); H, R. Godfrey, 132 Hast- gerson ft Co., 776 Granville   street,
ings Btreet west, official league base- goods, $3;    Rlckson'B, 820 Granville
ball; Millar ft Co., 1207 Hastings
street west, china vase, $6; Fletcher
Brothers, limited, 66 Hastings street
west, accordion, $4; iHonlg Stores
(hardware department), goods, $5;
Hutchlngs Furniture Company, 416
Main street, rocker, $5; W. J. Orr,
420 Main street, boy's shoes, $3.60;
The Nugget Confectionery, 512 Main
street, box chocolates, $3.50; R. Craig,
624 Main street, fancy Bet braces, $3;
Brown ft Hartley 560 Main street,
pearl handle pocket knife, $2.60; J.
Newman Footwear Company, 636 Main
street,. $2.50;B. C. McLaren, 646 Main
street, girl's handbag, $2.25; J. W. C,
161 Eighth avenue east, $1; Clarendon
hotel, 934 Main street box cigars, $5;
Vandecar hotel, 1038 Main Btreet,
$7.50; Murray Brothers,, 721 Main
street, $10; Main hotel, 666 Main
street, value, $6; Empire hotel, 76
Hastings street, box cigars $3; Horse
Shoe hotel $2; McLennen, McFeeley ft
Co., 99 Cordova street, fishing rod, $5;
E. G. Blackwell, 108 Alexander street,
$10; C, H. Jones ft Son 110 Alexander
street, $5; Blackburn hotel, Main
street, two boxes cigars, $10; J. Humphreys, 160 Cordova street west, knife
$2; Goddard ft Little, 96 Water street,
.'box apples; Parkinson ft Archibald,
two boxes peaches;Bay City Manufacturing Company, 106 Alexander street,
$1; Hotel Astor , 147-149 Hasttnngs
street west, $10; Hotel Butler, Hastings straet west, $6; Hotel Windsor,
Granville street, $5; Tourit hotel,
Granville street, $5; Tom Nelland,
Yale hotel, Granville street, $1; Hose
ft Brooks Company, limited box cigars,
$6; James Flndlay city hall, $10 and
cup (for 440 yards); Hughes Brothers
Liquor Store 105 Hastings street, 60
cigars, $3.60; S. J, Crowe, city hall, $5;
Walter Hepburn, 615 Pender street, $6;
Hickman ft Lawson, belaud hotel,
Granville street, $5; Granville Palace
hotel, $5; Waverley hotel, corner,Seymour and Georgia streets, box cigars,
$4; MoTaggart ft Moscrop, 8 Hastings
street west, candelabra, $12; Wood,
Variance ft Leggat limited, Hastings
Btreet, goods, $5; Watt ft Lewis,
Granville street, goods, $6; Page ft
Co., 898 Granville atreet, $5; E. Die-
sette, $1; Cunningham's, limited, 1\iU
Granville street, goods, 16; F. Perkins
ft Co,, 1068-64 Granville street, two
shirts, $1.26 each; The Bank of Brit-
ish North America, 110; O. B. Allen,
value, $8; The Quebec Bank, 630
Granville street $5; W. W. Lefeaux,
Labor Temple, $2; D. A. Smith, limited, picture, $5; The N. Lang Electric
Fixture Company, electric fixture, $4
Thos. Allan, 615 Granville street, $4
E. Merman, 774 Granville Btreet, tobacco jar, $4,
All competitors In union races must
show their card.
Extra event for two boxes cigars, by.
E. Hall, Barnard Castle Hotel.
There will be an Intermission for
prize dances. The day's dancing will
be from 2 to 5 o'clock ln the after
noon and from 8 to 12 o'clock In the
In case of rain, tbe committee has
arranged to pull off the sports In the
Horse Show Building.
Held under sanction of the British
Columbia Amateur Athletic Union,
street, set carvers; Jas. Stark ft Sons, Instructive.
Carpenters Active.
Increased activity Ib being displayed
among the members of the carpenters'
organizations and a movement Is on
foot to Still further Increase their
membership. With this object ln view
the carpenters of Vancouver and vicinity are holding a mass meeting on
Friday September 13th, for the pur
pose of considering trade conditions tn
the city. A number ot prominent
speakers have signified their willingness to address the meeting on various
topics relative to the organized labor
movement. - A committee has been
appointed to Investigate the Increased
cost of living, also the unemployed
problem, and, will report at the meeting. A rousing meeting Is anticipated
and nothing will be left undone to
make the meeting both interesting and
Weat Leader
It helps you to be well
dressed for less money.
An endless variety of
soft and stiff hats of
every conceivable style
and color aro here at a
saving to yourself of a
dollar to a dollar and a
Leader Exclusive
$2.00 Hat Store
S.W. Corner Hastings and
Abbott Streets
limited, Hastings street, lady's umbrella, $5; Woodward Department Stroes,
limited, goods, $6; White ft Blndon,
limited, goods $2; Wilson Shoe Company 125 Hastings Btreet west, shoes,
$6; Three Rule jewelry Store, 133
Hastings street, > 17-Jewel Waltham
gold-filled case, $20; Arnold ft Qulg-
ley, 137 Hsstings street, gentlemen's
umbrella, $5; Rae, the ehoeman, 139-
141 Hastings street west shoes, $5;
George G Bigger < Hastings street,
goods, value, $3; D. Hunter, 72-74 Cor
dova street, goods, $5; F, R. Begg ft
Co., 70 Cordova street west $3; Mac-
Lean ft Johnston, 44 Cordova street,
goods, $4; Wilson ft Richmond, 36 Cor
dova street west, hat, $4; A. Manson,
Crown hotel, $6; H. |H. Stevens, 303
Cotton road, $5; Geo. A. Collard 117
Hastings street west, $2; J. N. Harvey, limited, goods, $5; The News-Ad-
vertler, 301 Pender street west, dally
paper for one year; The World Printing and Publishing Company, Limited,
$15; Federal Investments, limited, 350
Pender street weit $6; McB., $2; The
Vancouver Dally Province, three dally
papers for one year; The Bank of
Vancouver, $5; , Clubb ft Stewart,
goods, $5; T. B. Cuthbertson ft Co.,
limited, 345 Hastings street, sweater,
$3; J. H. Richardson, Flt-Rlte Clothing,
corner Hastings and Homer streets,
goods,' $3; Johnston's Shoe Store, 409
Hastings street, boy's boots, $2,50;
David Spencer, limited, five pounds
tea (for married women's 100-yards
race); A. F. McMillan, photo frames,
$2.60; J. D. Gamble, $2; The C. E. McKeen Shoes Company, 607 Hastings
street west, men's shoes, $4; Impett's,
609 Hastings Btreet, brushes, $8; The
Edward Stark Shoe Company, limited,
623 Hastings Btreet west, men's shoes,
$6; J. A. Belt, 80 Pender street, Clover-
dale Brick Works, $2; The Vancouver
Breweries, limited, city, $100; Gordon-
Drysdale, limited, goods, $5; Henry
BIrks ft Sons, limited, 651 Hastings
Btreet west, goods, $4; W. Sheen, $2;
Storey ft Campbell, Beaty street,
goods, $5; Frederick Buscombe ft
Co.; limited, 560 Beaty street, vase, $5;
The Robertson-Gordon Company, limited, 572 Beaty street, $5; Fit-Reform
Wardrobe, 333 Hastings Btreet, goods,
$5; Hotel Cordova, 136 Cordova street
] west, $6; Dominion Clothing House,
200 Csrrall street, hat, $2.60; Alhambra hotel, corner. Carrall and Water
streets, value, $5; R. B. Johnson, limited, 50 Water street, pair men's boots,
$7; The Bank of Nova Scotia, 418 Hastings street, $6; The Bank ot Toronto,
$6; Tho Royal Bank of Canada, $5;
Union Bank of Canada, main office,
$5; The Molsons Bank, main office, $5;
The Bank of Ottawa, main office, $5;
Tlsdalls, limited, 618-620 Hastings
Btreet, cutlery, $5; The Canadian Bank
of Commerce, main office, $10; Imperial Bank of Canada, main office, $5;
The Merchants' Bank of Canada, main
office, $5; Bank ef Montreal, main office, $5; R. W., li; Shllvock Brothers,
rear 438 Pender street, $5; B. C. Wine
Company, limited, two boxes cigars,
$7.50; Clarence hotel, $5; R. Thorn-
burn, furniture mover, $5; Gold Seal
Liquor Company, limited, two dozen
quarts "Jack o' Hearts" lager (two
prizes), $4; W. Ji Curry, $1; The Dominion Bank, $5; James Low, B. C.
Permanent Loan. Company, $1; Macdonald, Marpole Company, limited, 427
Seymour street one ton coal, $7.60;
Grand View hotel, 620 Cordova Btreet,
$5; Hotel St. Francis, $5; Williamson
ft Jenkins; limited, dozen tea cups
and saucers (women's race), $7; E. B.
Miller, Dominion Trust Company, limited, $3; George King, $10; Great
Northern Transfer Company, limited,
$5; W. M. Bills ft Co., $5; B. C. Mills,
Timber ft Trading Company, Dunlevy
avenue, $5; Watson ft Clegg, Imperial
hotel, 403 Powell street, $5; D. A. McClelland, 301 Cordova street west, oak
rocker, $4.60; Hopps ft Duker Co.,
424 Cordova street, sign work, $3;
Western Studio. Six Parisian etchings,
$9; Todd ft Manning, limited, 574
Granville street, tobacco jar; M. W.
Waltt ft Co., limited, £68 Granville
Btreet, $3; More ft Wilson, 556 Gran;
vllle street, ladles' goods, $6; Granville
Stationery, 640 Granville street, baseball and bat; B. C. Amusements Company, limited, room No. 1, London hotel, $26; Frank B. Woodslde, corner
Secretary L. H. Burnham, district
council United Brotherhood ot Carpenters and Joiners, of this city, has been
notified by Frank Morrison, secretary
American federation of Labor, that
Organizer Young will proceed at the
earliest possible date to Vancouver to
confer with the representative of labor
men for the purpose of strengthening
the movement In this city.
Imperialism has at least contributed
strike-breakers, navymen and militiamen to Canadian workmen; a produce
that is not home-grown.
W. R. Trqtter, of Vancouver, B. C,
will be one ot the Labor Day speakers
at Fort William.    .
W. J. MacKay, printer, hss returned
from Fort George, B.C., where he bas
been for some months.
Over 90 Per
Gent, of Our Customers
"There's'a Reason"
from $15 to $35
613 Granville Street
Something New
If you are ruptured you should
have the best. This means that
you are looking for a new Johnston Appliance.
Write or Call for Information
Private Fitting Rooms
The Johnson Truss Mfg.
Phone Sey.   On    694 Richards
6760 Ml.       Street
oan save a day's pay or more
if you let him buy new or
second hand
China, Crockery, Graniteware
Hardware and Stoves from
'   897 Granville St., Cor. Smythe
Phone Sey. 874 J
Break Your Chains-
and go back
to the land
We Help You to Locate
in British Columbia
Western Farming (Colonization Co.
5 Winch Building   '   LIMITED        Vancouver, B.O.
"Best Three Dollar Hat on Earth"
Richardson & Potts
417 Granville Street, Phone 3822
New "1912" Fall Apparel
Is arriving dally—and Inspection
Is Invited to th,, Classy Autumn
Coats and Suits ln fashion's
newest and most attractive designs In plain tailored and fancy
styles. In all the now materials,
Buch as chinchilla, sebellms and
light wool blanket cloths, we
have already a-good assortment,
Including many exclusive models. Women desiring something
new snd correct In Early Fall
garments should hot fall to see
"Stark's" first showing. Also
has been received a shipment of
new opera coats ln elaborate
designs and trimmings In a variety of Bhades and materials.
S^StlSOS ST. WIST        astwstn Abbotl ana Carrall.
who has been running a union
men's store at 804 Main St.
will move one block north to
Our Motto is: "One price to
everyone, at prices to compete with any store in town"
Linemen's Union - made Gauntlets
 ;—— AND '
Building Hardware, General
Hardware, Tools for the Carpenter, Cement Worker, Machinist, Plasterer, Bricklayer
Lawn   Mowers,   Bakes
Spades and Hose and all
requisites to make your
home neat and tidy
1 Hastings Street West
Phone Seymour 684
Simonds Saw
We would Remind You the
Simonds Saw is the Best Saw
thai can be Made
Sola AtraU lor Vancouver
111 Hastings tt. W.
Phons Seymour 204
David Wadds
25 Hastings Btreet East
Phone Seymour 2970
Where Rents are lower
They  Sell  Cheaper
(Opp. B.&K. Wharf)
When you play Pool Play al ihe
Limit Pool Parlor
Headquarters Lathers' Union
30 Hastings Street East
J. O. Parliament, Prop,
Union Men, Support
Your Own Principles
a] When you buy your suits
(rom us you sre cloing so. We
employ union workmen only.
Q In dealing with us you sre
helping yourself in another way,
because you are assured of the
FIT and the MOST UP-TO-
tlon will soon .start. Buy now before
pi-teen jump; four Urge lots left; only
a block from waterfront, right at Sec-
"Till Narrow*: $550 encli; quarter cuh,
balance 6, 12, 18 months. What will
these be worth wlu-n building begins?
Whltaker & Whltaker, The North Vancouver Experts, *30 Howe Btreet, Van„
NOTICE Is hereby given that on anil
after October 1st 1912, shares ln the
Vancouver Labor Temple Company, Limited, will be Increased from 11.00 to $1.60
Managing Director.
per share.
WANTSD—Boys to deliver The Federation!^. Good boys can earn money
every Saturday morning. Call at 62S
Pender Lane. l-:-        a
We Dye for You!
SI5 Hamilton Street
Also Repairing
and Alterations
All Goods Celled for and
Phone Seymour 8069


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