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 R. G. BUCHANAN,  Crockery, Chinn, Glassware, Fi'iicy  Goods, Plated Ware, Lump  Goods. Cutlery mid  Supplies.  406-408 Westminster Ave.  TRADES AND LABOR COUiW  VAyCOUVEll, B. 0., SATURDAY, JUNE 16, li  DICKSON'S ���iS8il?i-l?v���A  Coffee itOHgferri nnd Urlinlcrs.  To get a cup of dellelou�� nromntli.  votive. It shoul'd |,o fn.-i.li     ,,,",!     , i  ground its needed.   Try Dick",,!'.,V&t!  33 Hastings St. East.    ,  "���"������        .'I'liuuu nai. iMuck.  Ability.  1900.  Nearly 40 delegates attended the regular meeting of ���the Trades and Labor  C'cutiell last evening. President Dixon ln  the chair.  A communlcalion from George Mould-  ins. President of the British Columbia  "Fishermen's Union, Coqultlnm, with re-  Kard to the crowding out of the white  ���fishermen on the Fraser . River by the  Japanese, was rend. He forwarded a letter which he had written to air. C. B.  ���"Sword, Inspector of Fisheries, for British Columbia, in which he suggested the  following regulations as a means to  AiLiIJaVIATB' THE COMPETITION,  caused by the Japs and prevent its future  Btowtli:      .--,..-  1. That every man receiving a licence  to fish shall be a bona-fide resident of  this" Province for three years .previous to  tils receiving such licence, also a Brit-  <su-subject, and that he shall bc'.afble  to read or ���-"-  '--   ���  \ rnngements had bcetf made for Illuminating tlie City from Carrall Street to  the Hotel Vancouver, with' lanterns  and 000 electric lights, Mr. Bmitssen  having kindly undertaken to supply  light and lamps free. The estimated  cost of wiring and hanging same would  be $2S4. These lamps will be strung  from Cambie to Granville Street on  Hastings Street, In 15 spans ucross the  street, with 33 lamps to each span. A  huge bonfire will be lighted on Cambie  Street ground.", where a firework display will also be given. Two hundred  torches will also be distributed to clubmen in the.procession.  The Procession Committee���Alderman Foreman, Chairman���reported  having held two meetings, and that  much success had so -far* crowned its  efforts, many merchants, fraternal societies, etc., having promised to enter  floats and take part In the'procession.  WI MB HUH  mi i2.  Following tables are compiled from  the very latest reports.    The returns  from Casslar aro not yet to hand:  Vancouver City  STREET RAILWAYMi'S  ���   , ...   ......   ,.,v/v;e.ia"ii'.  xo read or write In French or in Eng- Representatives of the Lacrosse, Bicy-  Ush at least one hundred words of any cle. Baseball, Cricket and Football  ���portion of the British North America Act    Clubs   also   promised     to    send   their  ~~  quota of. men in athletic uniforms    to  take part,in the procession, and it was  $  ��)   i America Act,  ���Wit to him by the Fisheries Officer; In-  dians  and  half-breeds  always   excepted.  2.  That the depth of nets and size of  ���mesh be not Interfered: with.  8.  That there be two weekly close seasons of 30 hours each.' ' '���' r.  4\.  That cohoe fishing start on tbe 13th  day of  September: Instead   of  the  25th.  li.  That one licence serve for all  salmon or steel-head fishing for one y*ar.  f*.  That the price of one licence be $11).  This communication was referred to the  2'arliaimentnry Committee,  with  instructions to further tlie recommendations suggested by Mr. Moulding as much as possible.  The Chairman of the Election Committee stated his bolief that the, Union men  'MUST HAVE FORGOTTEN ,  that three Labor candidates were run-  J-irrg nt the last election, the vote toeing  rather a disappointment, but not much  of a surprise. One factor against the success of Labor was ithat the candidates  ?iad been placed in the field rather late:  another, that the organisation wa-s very  SrAaSry'SJS.iS   ����.P...oh book kmonff^i^Committee.  Jms already commenced work in the way   men and secured $200 on the spot.  of organisation, as an election Is a pos-      The Committee requested His Wor-  ilbility of the near future. ship. "Mayor Garden, to Issue an invlta-  Noniinatlons for the tlon.   through    Colonel    Dudley, 'TJ.  S.  HLBCTION OF OFFICERS Consul,   to    the    Commander    of    the'  were made and a spirited contest for of-   lrn|t0li states warship. Iowa, to attend  Jlce vill^be held nt tlie next regular meet-   t|)e DomInlon Day ce|ebratlons, as well  as  the  ships  of Her Majesty's Xorth  Pacific Fleet. -    "   ,      ,  The    Chief of   the  Indian    Mission,  North Vancouver,  sent  word   that  his  people would contribute an illuminated  canoe procession as in past years.  The Committee  then  adjourned.  suggested that they should be made  the torch-bearers. A plan and estimate  of allegorical floats was also submitted, atid a vote of $100. $75, $50, and $25  as prizes for floats; votes of $15, $10 and  $5 for illuminated bicycles were made  also, and a sum to. provide a float for  the children ot the Orphans' Home, and  (lags, etc.  The Sports Committee, Mr.i A. Lar-  weil. Chairman, Colonel "Warren-  Chairman of  the Naval and Military  Committee���and the various other committees, made reports, showing   good  progress, all of which indicate that the  celebration promises to excel any previous one held on the Coast.  Partial appropriations amounting to . SoiUn Nanaimo  $1,000 weremade to the. Printing and Dunsmui  Advertising, Illuminating and Decora-'  tion. and Procession Committees.  'Mr.   XV.   IT.   Quann   passed   his  sub-  Cotton  "Wilson      Tatiow     Garden   ....  Wood      Martin     Gilmour    Mucphersoii  McQueen   ...  Dixon      "Williams ....  Mc. Clain ...  Victoria  Heltricken ...  Hall    Turner    McPhinips ..  Martin     Brown      Yates      Beckwith  ....  Westminster  Brown    ;.  Held      Nanalmo City  Candidates  Smith     Tales    North Nanaimo  Mcinnes      Bryden *.   Dixon  ;  fug to be held July 0th.  The delegates  from'"the  Clerk's  Union  ��� -stated  that certain   large storas   in  this  ���City had discharged or threatened  with  tfischnrgc their clerks   for  belonging  lo  tho Retail  Clerks'     Association.     After  much discussion It was unanimously car-  Tied:. That the delegates bring this matter up before their respective Unions, and  that  the Trades   Council   appeals   to  all  Union men to patronise only those stores  ���where Union clerks are employed, and to  ri-fuso; to purchase goods,    from     firms  ���mentioned until those firms permit their  ������Jerks to join the' Retail Clerks' Association.  It -was stated by.the Plumbers' delegate  that the shop of A. TYMnrshnll was now  3i .strictly Union one. and acted more fully up to the Union-By-laws, than any other In  the City.  The Painters' Union still has a dispute  with ������the employing painter,  Cummings,  ��nd   requests   nil   sympathises   with   organised   labor to  take note of the  fact.  Mr.   Thos.   Kidd,   Secretary     of'    the  V.'ood-workcrs*   Union   is   expected there  shortly  and   will   hold   meetings  with  a  view to organise that branch of Labor.  Tha iiuestlou of forming an  .  JlNDEPBNiDBNT LABOR  PARTV  was  exhaustively 'discussed.  It -being  resolved:  That  the  Secretary of the  Parliamentary   Committee   be   Instructejd   to  write each union, asking It to send double  , (  the number of its Trades  Council  dele-  fj ; stales to a convention to be held on Wed-  j; i jiesday,  June 27tli,   to   formulate  a plan  if / <>f action or  order     to proceed     along  '(, -.) jrtrictly Independent Labor lines at the  !}',��� jnext  elections.  .'. ) '-. The thanks of the Trades and Later  I ''Council are tendered to those gentlemen  "���/������'who supported and worked for the three  Xa,bor candidates qtr the recent elootlon.  ' '���  ���' Tho    ��� ; '".  -"  LABOR  DAY   CKLEBRATION  was discussed and  the different  unions  .are requested to offer suggestions In or-  .  *3cr to make   the celebration   of'10OO a  V'( iiroater success than ever.  jl '    It a/ppears that the'baseball team has  [�� ( *nd Its suits made by a non-Union tailor, and organised labor is asked to take  particular  notice   of   that-(fact"'and,, act  accordingly..; Y  In a recent issue of, the     "Winnipeg  Tolce," It was stated that w. MacClain,  I i the Socialist candidate having been turned  'j ("down at the Labor Convention had im-  jmediatcly gone to work and Ibeen nominated by the Socialists. This statement is j  incorrect. Delegate MacCIain having re-1  fused to allow his name to go Before the  *.�����' ^convention,  (already beingjn   the_flcld'_  jUW5ind=tlie=faxjt-thatnhTl'Tade"s_CotTncil on-  '��'; l-idorscd his candidature Is a sufficient dis-  I. i ��Ialmer to the above statemen  I  Citizens turned out In goodly numbers fit the City Hall on Tuesday evening, to  make  arrangements    for    the  proper celebration   of  Dominion   Day.  Mayor Garden in the chair and Sheriff  Hall acting as secretary pro. tern! Two  days sports were decided upon.   It was  resolved to have the Mayor use all the  Influence  he  could   bring  to  bear  to  have the Duke  of Connaught's Rifles  remain here instead of going to Esqul-  mn.lt for Dominion Day.   This was acted  upon  as soon  as   the  meeting adjourned.    A  proposal   to  endeavor  to  have   the  .Tohnson-Hackett   boat  race  rowed here w;a�� referred to the sports  committee.    It Was  decided    also    to  have an illuminated procession in the  evening and to make every effort towards its being a striking feature.  Itatcllff   ...  Cowlehan  Dickie    Ford      South  Victoria  Eberts      Snngster  ..  North  Victoria  White     Booth      Robertson   .  Esquimau  Pooley      Hayivard   ..  Higgins     Fraser      ltlzantson    .  Co in ox  Mounce   ....  McPhcu  ....  Alberni  Nell       1141   1645   17<S7   1314   1737   1103   1437   1331    S53    716   683   2010   1927   1863   1729   1644   1510   1504   1418   629   041  Votes   753      86   238   195      73.    249    225    177    100   259    20S    117    123  . 235  , 272  107  74  49  346  .284..  Redford    Thompson ���..  Chmiwack  Muuro    Ashweli     Richmond  Kidd      itoivan      Wilkinson   ...  Delta  Oliver    Forster      Berry      Dewdney  .McBride      Wetham      {West Lillooet  .       Smith      I       Skinner     I       Lachore    I East Lillooet  I       Prentice      Graham      North Yale  Fulton      Deane    Palmer    West Yale  Murphy    f     Beebe     ;East yale  ;      Ellison      Snodgrase      "Raymer    Reveistoke  MuRae     Taylor      [ Siocan  Green      ';    Keen      ,.    Kane       Nelson  Houston      Fletcher    Hall     Rossland  Mackintosh     ''  Curtle  .'   South East Kootenay  Pernle      Smith      .   Costlgan      North East Kootenay  Wells      Armstrong    Ruruett      Cariboo  Hunter    -.vAJtOKrer^      Jones      Kin chant      ...    57  ...    33  ... 207  ...240.  ...232  ... 211  ...<ar>2  "..306  .. 1S3  ..226  ..240  .. 2S5  .'. 135  :. loo  ... 195  ..    46  .. 520  .. 399  .. 109  .. HO  ..156  .. 629  . 357  .    45  . 355  ..��94  . 342  . 234  ��� 170*  781  517  305  1, value S54.00; 2, value $2.50. Peel, 1st; Mc-  Qunrry. 2nd.     '..''���'���' ��  Throwing the ball, for ladles���1. value  $2.50; 2, value $2. Bliss Alcoek.lst; Miss.  Purvis, 2nd.  One hundred yards dash, confined to  employees over 50 years of age���1,: value  $5; 2. value f3.75. Alcock. 1st; Sloane, 2nd.  One hundred yards, three legged race,  open���2, value $2.50. Ross and .May, 1st;  McDonalds, 2nd.  One  hundred yards  race.     confined  to;  the   Committee���1,   goods   by   Trorey:   2,  goods by Johnston & Kerfoot; 3, goods by  W.   B.   Saunders.- Thomas,  1st;   Barber,   y  2nd;  Ross, 3rd;  Perry, 4th.  Quarter mile race for  boys   under  .33  years of age���1. value $3: 2, value $2.50: 3,  value -f2; 4, value $1. Obcn.lst; Ringie, -  2nd:  llo.vlos   3  , As already noted, the big programme of  spurts and  the  picnic held  by  the  ��m-  ployees of the B. C. Electric Railway at  Queen's Park, New Westminster on Wednesday, was carried out very successfully.   The weather  was exceedingly warm  and had its effect on the Jolly Picnickers  in more ways  than  one.  One was  that  there was not as large a number In attendance as last year. Another was that  the  ''beeroglaphers"  were kept busy, at  their post,  making lemonade and  other  cooling decoctions  for     their     grateful  gucsts^jne grand stand was well filled  and  the contestants in tlie gamesWere  well anulauded. Mayor Garden. M. P. P.,  was present as well as other prominent  men rrom this and the Royal City. John  Campbell won nine prizes, this being tlie  most captured by anyone contesting. Captain Lister, of No. 1 Fire Hull, won the  Firemen's bicycle race.  "Belfast." (Jack  Courtney) was there and kept everybody  in good humor. He carried off five prizes.  The winner of the baby show was Mrs.  Bagulay's infant, less than one year old. ._,  , UWu oi-u.  The baseball match was rather one-sid-      Consolation    race���Louge,; 1st; J.  Meed, the score being 5 for New Westmin-   Allam,  2nd;   Mo-Morran,  3rd;   XV.  McAl-  ster to 20 for Vancouver. The Terminal   lam, 4th.  City Firemen won from, the.Street Rail-  nd;  Moyles, 3.  ^aT��*rs.it?%ini"��*'  Koss. 1st;   jr.- R0SS   2nd     ' *" *** ?���  1  v^ue%:*?"e ,rn<T ��l��n  to-a-imteu-iil".  _ Half m.lo race, confined to Street Rail  �� 5*>mvafuer^^ "������*V��������~  v^ie   '  ;���:;-���_,^ " �� ������-i; 3' ^i)ue .?2.ro. j. Lister  On^ZTrZ^ ^en\oC��Unn^  value t5: 2%;lZe\��TvzL-*T��-h  er.lst; Janes, 2nd;*Oben 3^^' H����P-  waymen at football, 5 to 0. The  OEFiciALS AND COiEiUTTEE  ���TZ PraiSe  for   thdr  kind   attention  ami ahle management.  Thev were-     vr  ^!er*-��"t!*: ?!��� Ceremonies ^     "*  . ... v��.v���uii��i" and Referee; A.' Ross, Manager of Sports and  Starter; D. C. Harrison, Secretary of  6ports and Judge; E. A. Snyder, Timekeeper; Prince Perry, 'Official  Measurer  THE P0L1TIC.1L simiM  Everybodv  asked everybody .else"'.  W^'neJrt? when the information was  Mred  across    the Gulf  that Premier  'Barton.      '.',     *   lllomas-  G-   Beach  r, the member for  The   .12S5   .1321    383    424    173    341    113       70    299    28G    201    177  CO.VSTITUKXCIES.  ���Viiiii'ouver  Vii.-turiii...  KmiiiIiiiiiIi .  Cnsshir   Cnrlbno   West iu luster...  NnnuiiuoCity  ",  NhiihIuio North..:  >��ni��lmoSoutli...  Albcrnl.;   DOMINION DAY CELEBRATION"  PROCESSION CC-M^IITTEE.  Merchants, societies and citizens are,-   invited to contribute decorated floats   c"10>: ������������������������  and carriages  to  the procession,  and   vffiSo-or'h'  in order to give some inducement for   Vlctorm'south*  special effort to effectiveness, it Is pro-   *���'��������".Lillooet...  posed   that four prizes  be given,  the   jJewdli'iv*""' *'  amounts of which  will  he   duly  an-   Belli'....Y  nounced.    intending  contributors  are l--es,Y"ll!"  requested  to  intimate   tlie  nature  ot  their exhibits to either of the undersigned as early as possible; entries to  be   closed   on   26th   Inst.  C. P. FOREMAN, Chairman.  XV. SKENE, Secretary,1 P.O. 24S.  IH>MI1H0IH)AY-.- CELEBRATION  CHINESE EXCLUSION.  It was announced In the House of  Commons on Wednesday that the poll  tax on Chinese entering the country  would foe increased $50,' that is It will  no*w be $100. This Is a long way from  $500 and is not likely to meet with"  favorable consideration In the "West.  The Japanese go untouched.  Hrnivn  North Vale   bust Yule.   Revelstoke   North KHSi Kootemiv .1  South Kiist KuotuiiHv .1  KnsslHiid         j  Nelson     *      -  Sloenn. 1  Klchiniini! ' ,"[  Chllliivack I!."!  PRIZES.  EVENTS AND  1VINNERS  [ follow:  . Boys under seven, 50 yards flat���1, value  ?2.."i0;-2, value $2; .3. value'$1; .4, value $1.  Anderson, 1st; Purver, 2nd; Douglas, 3rd;  Sodw. 4th. *  .Girls under seven, 50 yards flat���1, hox  of candy, value J2; 2, fancy box; 3 box of  candy,   value   $1:   4th.  value- 50c.   Nellie  Forev, 1st; M. Moss, 2nd; Edith Jeffers,  3rd;' M., Palmer, 4th. .':-.. .... ..~u.b,:iii  ii  I.. Girls under ten, 75 yards flat���1. goods) try.In his hands.     If we are  by Mr. J. XV. Morrow'; 2nd, pair of slip-| Informo^i    f>.~   ��  pers; 3, bon bon dish; 4, value Jl. Jennie  Duff, 1st; Ella Forey, 2nd; Lilly "Marshall.  3rd; Jennie Blaney, 4th.  Boys under' fourteen,  100 yards' flat���1,  ralue $3; 2, value $2; 3, value $2; 4, value  SI. XV. Hawkins. 1st;: F., Bangle, 2nd; F.  Jobson, 3rd; B. Martin, 4th.  Girls under fourteen,.,100 -yards.: flat���l,  Nanaimo,   be   called ' In  by  the  Lieuenant-GovernoritoformaMims-  t|j   that the Hon. Thomas R.MeInnes.-  acted  upon  the suggestion,; and after  ..n taurt conference with the represen-Y  at i e 0f the Crown. the coal baron decided to accept the responsibility    Air1  Dunsmuir was sworn in at 3 o'cl^  ���he  afternoon   of   the  same   day^-i-  now  to a large extent,  for a  time "t  ;-s, holds, the destlnles.o^the^^:  M  .       -   0M, of a Portfolio  was th-  ^nlormembe,; for this    shiv.Jlayor Garden.  city. His.Wor-  --ever. dec���Iied:to Sr1^^  whatever, pending the  "y 'action  ^���^^fou^-S;y  ance.  . Tl,e Indepen-  late hour on'Friday,  Ciinlea  Tallow  IlH.vivanl  turner  ..elnicKeul  ���M'i'hillips  i'oolev  Oliver  [���"mith  Curds  Dickie  .M'llride  i'lil't'on"  tiiyior  Xeill  Prentice .  Murphy  Wells  Hunter  Rogers  Dunsmulr  Mounce"'  llnoth  Eberts  Par'kes, 4th.        .  Iinlupenil- I    Sack, race for boys and girls, 30 yards,  em Labor-1 sirls   to  have    10   yards    start���L    umbrella; 2, sack of rolled oats; 3. value ?1;  W-.  McDonald, 1st;  Ida Ross, 2nd:  Nora  Alcock, 3rd. :.  Bun eating contest won by F. R'ougie.  Fat  men's race open  to amateurs. 200  pounds and over���1, value $5: 2. value $4,  A. Ross, 1st; J. Campbell, 2nd  3rd.  being sent to press,  is in a position to state on reliable ln-  forma'tibn that; the'Cabinet as so .far:  arranaed is as follows::: ���'_''.">���/  James Dunsmulr, South Nanaimd.V  Premier and President of.the Council..-f;  -, j... H.'..Turner,   Victoria;- MinisterYo'f '.  Quarter-mile race, confined to. firemen  -1,'value JS: 2, value SI; 3, value *2.30. W.  A. Perry, I Finance.  D- M. Eberts, vie  D.   Diincan,   1st;  J.   Lister,   2nd;   C.  W.  Sinith  Thompson; 3rd.  Married-ladles ....��, iuu ,-ar��S-l. value  fc 2,.value S2.50; 3. value *2.S0.-'Mrs Fitch  1st: Mrs. Todhunter,2���d    Mrs. 1ti, i���   '  I trMarried-ladle:s' race, 100 yards-1. value  2nd; Mrs. Bagulay  ... Houston  ... Green  ... Kidd  ... Munro  "-"���la South, Attoi--  3rd,  ���Th"bs"e���de"si?ing���wofS~at���fair -ivages  should read the ad. in this paper of  Mr. A..C. Ross, of 425 Cordova street  'A NOBLE *WOMAN  DE1AD.  ���. Justify  by  results  his   straight   Con-  There  passed  away    on    Thureday servative  party  lines  policy     It  has  afternoon last, one of the greatest wo- on this occasion proved a distinct fail-  men <-fj)urJime, the widow of the Rt. ure.   Thus taking Vancouver first  the  Mr. Francis Williams' contribution,  on the advisability of forming a new-  party, was crowded out this week, but  A most encouraging meeting of the  ^,.u^ UUL .....-,  (j *) JJominlon Day Committee was held last   will appear in the next issue.  C r evening in the City Council Chamber,  with Mayor Garden In the chair.  Every  < nub-committee  was    represented    and  I  submitted  reports  that    demonstrated  V  the energy and success of their efforts  /ii in the sevaral departments.  ;' j     'Communications were received    and  ' j  dealt with as follows:  ||     "Frtfm G. C. Hatt, asking for an ap-  f V-'Proprlatlon for the Boys' Brigade.   Re-  .CARD OF TILVNIvS. __._ ;  In tendering our thanks to those who  supported us and worked for us during  the recent election, we would like to mention some who worked long and'hiird to  carry our campaign-to a successful issue.  But -when so unany did nobly It would bo  Invidious to nnme any speclnlly. Tin-  most pleasing feature of our meetings and  private work was  the perfect   harmony  Hon. "W*. E. Gladstone, whose name  and fame will never die.' She was SS  years of age and had *been slowly  B[rd<,ngJor_6-OnieiJ.inie=pnstiatJtIaivar-i  "den Castli"rThe family seat. She was  the eldest ; daughter of the late Sir  Stephen Glynne, .Bart., of Hawarden  Castle, and the late Lady Lyttleton  and married Mr. Gladstone in 1839. He  passed away on May 19, 1S98. They  had a large family, the most brilliant  of whom in a political sense, was Mr.  Herbert Gladstone, the present chief  whip ot the Liberal party, and -who is  doing yeoman service for the cause  of Liberalism. Mrs. Gladstone was  loved and admired by the vast circle  of those who came In touch ���with her  busy, and varied life, and had great  Inlluence over her husband's actions.  The story of her life will" be written  and  it will  be  an Inspiration  to her  straight party line Conservatives���admirably organized though they were���  only carried the two seats which would  Jia.ve^been.allotted.to-their-party-under'  an Opposition coalition, and they only  accomplished   even   this,  by virtue of  the interposition of two Labor candidates at a rather late period  of the  contest.   Messrs. Dixon and Williams  almost certainly drew something  like  two-thirds of  their  votes  of over 800  each, from men who would otherwise  have polled  for Messrs.  Gllmour nnd  Mncpherson,   the,  labor, men   on   the  Martin ticket.   Hence had it not been  for Mr. 'Martin's challenge ot and Insults to organized labor and Its Provincial  lender,  Mr.  Ralph   Smith,   his  ticket would in all human probability  have secured in "Vancouver more than  enough votes  for Its complete  return  ajid Mr. Martin would have scored a  I'l;   .fcrred to Musical Committee  i'i//_���    . "���       ���    -**��� nanna,    u.i.-il-u, i ������--��.. >v�� unou uoveiopeu ouitc an arrnv ori tun* ��i��t��,    u.., , :'. *-   ���1-    ���.-...K   n,,a  mj,   ninicnu  QVa8h-Yre '���.xc*lr-llon rates.   Referred to | '.'���"t'-oim. talent, and we are quite conn' 11, i.hf^-,","^ "5.5" ..'eh .th"?k!-?K" I ��* dlv!dI.nB honors with two of his op-  pj/^r^^*^^  .1(10 yards amateur-1. value .?ii.50; 2. value  m   ^,Br��Wn' 1St'' A.  M.  Harris. 2nd.  200 yards   amateur���1st,   value   �����   "ml  ���^e-;*��  A-  M.. Harris,'1st;  F. -Brow,!:  Quarter mile amateur���1, value $5-     '  value -3.  H.  Duncan. 1st; J.  Clode.'2nd".' |  One hundred yards ladies' race-l  value  1*1*'���}"%��: 3' value $a'50- N'0''''' -������������cock,  1st, Ruth Paterson, 2nd; E. Peel   'ird  Dne hundred  yards  hurdle  race ama-  l,t   w1,DVanUe*,: V ValUe ^ Mr* -iiarkett,  1st. p. Brown, 2nd.  One hundred yards ladies* egg race  Wng skirts only���1, value 55; 2. value {"SO-  rnr?Iue ;^*S2-' Miss Paterson. 1st: Mrs.'  Cornden, 2nd:  Mrs  Hardie, 3rd  One hundred yards race, confined to employees under two years in service-1.  Pair of shoes; 2, value $2.50; S... value' &>  Harris  1st; Whltmuch, 2nd: Clode, 3rd  One hundred yards r.ace,-confined to employees over two and under four rears  in service���1, pair of shoes; 2. value V 50-  2ndrtd^;^RUSSel,'1St;C-Be��-tt:  nlnv�����h--ndr^^*^^a-ce--Conf!ned:to:em-  ���Pf05ees-over-four-.year3-ln~servlce^"dot��  lstr-'ISniS!��2VhiU: 3' Va!ue *-  McCorrey,  tst. sloane, 2nd.  Fat men's race,, confined to om.ilovees.  200 lbs and over-l, lamp; 2, hat. J. Campbell, 1st: A. Ross, 2nd. . --"ni'.  One hundred yards. 3-Iegged race confln  cd to Street Railway men. Firemen and  Pol.cenien-1. 2 pairs of shoes; 2. razor  and pair ofsltopers. Trizzel! and Clode.  1st:  Dunoan and Lister, 2nd.  tenri",nS   ^   Jf*1*'   S',0t'   ��Pen   to   "*��-  Flood, ist; J. Courtnay, 2nd  Putting the 26-lb. shot, open to ama-  ters-i, vaiue. M: o, vnh ^ j J "  bell. 1st; J. Lister, 2nd. '  Putting   the   56.1b.   shot,   confined  Pollcnmen   and  Flromen-l,  value  ney-General.  ;    ,onu of Lands and Works  -:te^rb:n;Strrafar^--  ^rden,1Chefee^^^^;  " doe�� not pretend to be in th.       "  not* afraid  to -n-o^ **��� ,s  >, devot^t(to h :lt;^a" rni-to  not    enter    the    I the   w,�� "  '^"���Th:preir:r,errir!��n-  That is as far .,=       . ����-<Jo   so.  '  As to     *'   ,       mattors ^ve gone.      '  ��Asr to Lieutenant-Govt ���'--������  ... ^.���.eraor Mcinnes.  the impression prevails that in :  of dismissal at the hands of the Federal  Government,  he  has  , his fear  ;=rs^eph^:-:  -���-vwhere, throughout   the   JS^ -  The convention  on  Monday and   ft  reSUi'3 -n.be looked forward Twi-  considerabie  interest,   and ,,t �����*'��. "  "���at  matters  now  unsettled " ���*v  b!  satisfactory adjusted.    .leantZ. ^  ,-alue?3.50. J. Lister,7st7j.*co'urt*na.'>';  1 (Transportation Committee.  /    From Mr' L. F. Plnault, Deputy Mln  ) ister -* ~   |/lo man  .J,'2,ld  and'3rd.     Left  in   the  hands  o"f  a//A Mayor Garden,  W'i     Thi>-Mn��n,��  dent that those who took part iu our pub.  lie  meetings will do good  work  ln   the  ���.��� ":;i",.7i'."- ',*",    *^��^ future. Thanking you one and ail for your  of IMilltla, re order for Battalion Ioy.��� support. We substitute ourselves,  in  the Esqulmait Forts, on July yours r��i>miin..tu-  . n,l ' o_.l Tin   Tours obediently,  DIXON AND WILLIAMS.  w*^?k1S^��S &te&rx&?s  \ able the Duke of Connaught's Own  Jtifles to participate in the celebrations. Lord Seymour had granted their  request, and the details only remained  -to be completed with: Colonel Benson  3D. O. C.  The Illumination "Committee���Aiders  man" Shaw, Chairman, ,and Mr. H. J.  "Franklin, Secretary���reported that ar-  ployees. . Their labors are harder.  Their tasks are more tiresome. They  must plant the seeds of Intellectual  growth. They must Inculcate,rules of  conduct and manners. As their pupils start on the path of education the  way :ls followed to Its end. 'They Install'the beginning. If the laborer Is  worthy of his hire, ithey should' jiot  go unpaid.���Spokane Chronicle.  of which Wordsworth has sung rather  than to the cheap "gauds of fashion  and the silly foibles of feminine vanity." She was a devoted wife, an affectionate mother, and a true friend,  and she held a singularly gentle household together with the silken bonds of  love. Such women leave tbeir impress  upon the world for the highest good.  !AI (X>TTONIlT!B VTBW.  In the News-Advertiser of Wednesday morning,    the   following exoerpt  from a leading article'appears:  ���'Anrl as regards the general position, we unhesitatingly declare that  Mr. Charles Wilson wholly failed to  ponents."  Great fellows those labor candidates!  It they knooked things galley high on  their first real entrance Into public  life, what may be expected when with  the cry upon their lips, "United we  stand, divided we fall," they rush upon J  the enemy's trenches and place their  all-conquering flag well within the  lines? Nothing is Impossible to him  who wills.  would seem to be on the eve of much,  stormier times   than    have   prevaJlod  past  few months.   .All.in.  It is a pretty kettle of fish!  Till"; CASS1AK VOTE.  during ithe  all,  s.riYfe?r���Hr?~��  "-"ii'Sv?  "'���nine district.     >���"   ���"���>,   / ,that  """W nign.jump, open to amateurs- I received as tn inn ,-���    ,.      .   h,ld   been  f&ZJ"- =' ��� *  "*<*^ ��� I ������.r pari'. o��t U,e StS^-JSfi ,"  Q.���i *rf ���the 10-") sh0*' conrinc.1 to  Street Railway n.en-l. value ��: 2. value  J3   J. Campbell, 1st; A. Russell, 2nd  Throwing the heavy hammer, open fo  amateur.,-], value *4; 2. value !���', .  Campbell,   1st:   J.   Courtnav,   2nd  Throwing the nKht hammer, open 10  nmnteurs_i, value s,tfiO; 2. value X-50 j  Campbell, i; J. Courtnay, ;���,, Km0' J'  Running high jump, open to ama  1, value $- -   -  Fiett, 2nd  Standing high jump; open to amateur,-1 "',!" !���� ilb��Ut a weok before The'result  1, value ?3; 2, -,-oIue J2. Flood, 1: Harve- '     ��  know"   fronl ��vor the  ,."���,���   ","a  The Nanalmo Herald eays that 100  Chinese miners have been discharged  at Extension and their places filled  by white workers. James Dunsmulr is  evidently carrying out his ante-election  pledges.  High kick, confined  to Street Rallwav  mcn-1, R0ods. Dike & E������s: 2. Valu0 $3  J. House, 1st: A. Ross. 2nd  n^J!'ns h��1\st<"T> and jump. open  ,0  ^ur^^l^^-'/nue0^^  Flood, lst; Hnckett, 2nd. 5L*00*  nSZZi hundre<' WOs race, confined     to  employees on New Westminster division-.  will be  arc  trict.  rom over the  whole dls-  "When you want to hire a first-class  horse and buggy, go to the Palace  livery stables.   Telephone 125.  "Canada should own the C. P. R."���  Lardeau "Eagle." .That would be a  good plank In the platform of the In-  ���That   would   be  .��� ���- rlatforr  dependettt  Labor  Party  for  the  riext  Federal election. THE INDEPENDENT.  SATURDAY...........Y.JUNE 16. 190O  THE INDEPENDENT.  BY  GEO.  BARTLBY.  PUBLISHED   WEEKLY   IN   THE   INTEREST   OF   ORGANISED  LABOR  BY  TUB INDEPENDENT PRINTING COM.  I'AN'Y.  AT   .112  HOMER    STREET,  YER.   li.   C.  VAN'COU-  SL'BSCUII'TION.S  IN   ADVANCE.  A week, u cents; month, 13 cents: thro,  months, :'."i ecnfs; six .months, 03 cents  one year, ffl.2,1.'  ENDORSED   BY   THE   Tlt'ADES   A.ND  LABOR  COUNCIL.  -SATUUDAY.  ..JUNE Hi."lt'OiS"  THE. ELECTIONS.  Elsewhere appear the latest corrected  returns   of   the    Provincial    elections  which   took   place   on   Saturday   last,  and   resulted  in   the  signal  defeat  of-  the   Government,    lt   is' perhaps   the  first  time  in  the history of Canadian  politics   that   two   Ministers    of     the  Crown, in the persons of Hon. .1. sitfilrt  Yates   and   Hon.   George   Washington  Heebe,   lost   their   deposits   while   the  rank and file of the party hut number  seven in a house of *iS members, counting Cassiar,  from which returns have  not yet been received, for the Oppc��i-  tinn, there being no supporters of the  Hon.   the   Premier  m   the   field   there.  ���It  is  understood   that  the  latter -will  resign oflice���Indeed there is no other  course open  to him���and  the question  arises who will be called upon to form  o an Administration.    The leaders have  ���fallen by tlle wayside with the possible  .   exception  of  the  Hon. J.   H.  Turner,  and rumor is rife  with  many  mimes,  the list including those of -Mayor Gar.  den,   Mr. ' D.   it.  Eberts  and   Mr.   II.  ���D., Helmcken   with   the   natural   conviction on the part of his many friends  lhat our Chief Magistrate would by his  "large abilities nnd suave mann-rs ee-  -..   ment   the  various   factions  anil,   surrounded   by  a   galaxy   uf   talent,   give  '.the   country   that   strong   and   stately  -.constitutional,.-government   for   ivhic'i  it   has   been   long   begging.     Aimtlior  rumor  is   that   Hon.  Mr.   .Martin   and  Hon. Mr. Turner will form a  Ministry.  However that may be it is clear 'that a  coalition must be formed if ihe present  chaotic   condition    of    things    Is    tu  cease. :.There is another, matter which  must  be  taken  Into  grave consi'b'ra-  ���tion,  and  that   is   the   probable  netiioi  ','ot'jhe  Lieutenant-Governor,'   in   view  of the statements made by the.  Prime  (Minister in the House of Commons and  ~the-Minister of Justice In  the  Senate.  ]   These were to the effect that  if Premier Martin was not sustained, the position of the Hon.  T. ;R. -.Mcinnes  became seriously imperilled.   His Honor  took-a heavy responsibility  upon  his  ���shoulders  and  must stand   the consequences.    A  few days  now will  clear  ���the air, but It is earnestly to be hoped,  in  the  best  interests  of  the  Province  .���which have  already  suffered   through  the   turmoil  of  politics,'   that   another  general   election   will   ue   avoided   for  a.  time  at least.    This  no doubt  will  ���be determined by the Opposition convention, called to meet in this city on  "Monday.  We regret extremely thatthe Labor  candidates in this constituency faileii  to win, though both Mr. Dixon and  "Mr. Williams put up a good light and  developed considerable strength that  will fell.In future conflicts. A powerful effort should be niade to increase  the membership of the Unions and to  make them-a-unit in behalf of Ihe  -standard-bearers of the Party. Both  gentlemen conducted-a manly, clean  and straightforward campaign, and  'dignified the Labor, cause, by i.heir appearance, on the platform, the manner  ��� in which they met the. electorate'generally. They won golden opinions for  themselves and on another occasion,  ���we trust, will be more successful. The  triumphs of President Ralph Smith  ,.^Jwas_one.._o.f, the_features._of_the^c_,im-.  paign, a Minister losing his deposit  and biting the dust in a seat to which  he  never  should  have  aspired.  The result, here, owing to the multiplicity of candidates, was doubtful  and may be said to have been unexpected. It was generally conceded  that the Mayor would be among the  ���winners and -thon certainly ended.  The large vote polled by-Premier .Martin was a surprise, as was the defeat  ot Mr. Cotton, while Captain Tallow  more than surprised his friends by tin*  plucky battle-royal he put up. The  closeness of the struggle between 'Aid.  Gllmour and Mr. Charles Wilson created large interest in the outcomel the  more especially as the latter was the  Conservative leader and it was very  desirable from their point or view that  he should have a place on the ticket.  However, the fates .were against him.  and he took his defeat by a small vote  philosophically. '  It is pleasant to look back over the  fight and to note that the best.of good  feeling prevailed on all sides: there  -was no rowdiness of any kind and  victors and vanquished were able to  shake hands over the bloodless chasm  and to take up their work again as  though nothing serious had happened. In the complex state of affairs  .Tvhieh now exists it is 'the duty of  every patriotic citizen to assist those,  ���whoever they may be,, who may be  placed  in  high  authority  to: the   end  that the public business may be carried on in n statesmanlike way, and  that such legislation may be placed  upon the statute books as will ensure  to the good of every man, woman and  child within our wide borders. As  to the promised measures we will have  sunn-thing to say when the proper time  comes.  IT IS NOT LOST.  Some voters are heard tn say'it they  have failed to secure the return of their  candidates. "Well, that's a vote lost,"  heedless of Ihe fact tnat a vote for  principle is never lost. The man, It  is true, loses, but "the cause which he  espouses remains and, if founded upon  the eternal principles or truth and justice must eventually win. Take the  recent fight In this city for labor representation as a striking instance of  this great truth, while lis champions  fell, the cause Is as holy and sacred  as ever, Its numerical strength was not  by any means unsatisfactory. One'  learns much by failure; it shows him  where his weak points He and how, to  overcome them. The campaign that  we have just gone through has taught  many lessons and in a future election  these ivlll be availed of and better results obtained. A vote fur principle is  not lost, but what shall we say of those  who always try to get on the winning  side, who throw their manhood to the  winds, and for the sake of paltry gain  grovel at the feet of those who for the  time being seem to be, or are, the  most powerful and inlluentlal? They  are cancers upon the body politic, and  in every community live their brief day  and, after being despised, are forgotten. The man of principle, however,  though he may lose, can afford to hold  his head up high and to walk with a  ilrm step for he commands the respect  and confidence of his fellow-creatures,  whether thoyj agree with his views  or r.ot.  A SERIOUS CHARGE. .  In trying to account for the defeat  ot the Government, our contemporary,  the World, in the following manner  libels the whole electorate of the Province:  "The whole Province, as an���eastern  contemporary states it, was literally  manured with money to accomplish  the overthrow of his Government.  Some assert the amount expended, in  corrupting the electorate of this Province in the contest by the Opposition  Party was simply fabulous. In several  constituencies the election of candidates was obtained by the gro.-sest  misrepresentations and arguments of  a monetary nature."  There Is no evidence that, "'fabulous"  sums of money were spent In the election; :lf they had been the facts would  soon leak out. A matter of that kind  cannot be long concealed. However,  let that go. What ive do protest  against, and that streiitiusly. is the allegation that thi; electors nf this Province can be bought up like sheep in  the shamble's, that they vare open So  a bribe and that "arguments of a  monetary nature" have weight In the  purchase of their votes. Such a sweeping condemnation of as intelligent and  honorable a people as can be found  anywhere is unworthy of any . paper  making the lofty claims in respectability and decency that the World  does and the insult must be'thrown  back in its face. It wns just such  unthinking language as Ihe above, that  smells of the sewer, which prevented  our contemporary from wielding that  power which it should have done ln  favor of the party of its sudden choice.  If it knows its unsupported statements���in the endeavor to let' Itself  down easy���to be true, why not give  instances rather than'brand a whole  population as unworthy to exercise the  suffrage, for anybody -gtinly of wiling that God-given right for a mess  of pottage should be made to hard  with lower animals, upon whom an  all-wise Providence has not seen lit to  confer that dignify.  ensuring a splendid success. These  have gone to work with a will, and  from now on will devote their best  energies to making the anniversary of  Confederation in the year 1900 memorable in the history of this magic oily.  The programme runs over two days,  and is as varied as It" is excellent:  there is something in it for everybody to enjoy. We trust that the committee on subscriptions will be met In  a generous manner, a characteristic  peculiar to the people of the Terminal  City, and that each will give, when  called upon, according to his means,  which is all that is asked. The various issues of The Independent, until  the gala time is over, will contain Ihe  latest Information concerning the work  of the committees, nnd whatever new  features may be devised in connection  with  the event.  To our friends outside tho clly we  may say that a capable reception committee has been formed, and that  everything possible will be done to  make our visitors' stay enjoyable. The  railroad and steamship companies are  offering special rates, and the accommodation so far as hotels, restaurants  and rooms Is concerned, will meet all  the demands put upon it.  To many of us of the native-born  Dominion Day has the tenderest and  deepest significance, because it meant  the birth of a nation which is cutting  quite a large swathe in the great world.  Just'now. The name of Canada is upon  everybody's lips, though it is indeed  just entering upon the fulness of a  magnificent existence. Our sons have'  shown the, stuff they are made of on  the far-off African veldt, they have  fought and died for Queen and country  and have upheld the Imperial instinct  in such a manner as toearn for them  the praise of the greatest Generals of  our time and the thanks of Her Gracious Majesty, whose royal heart has  warmed to us as It never did before.  Let us then, laboring together side by  side, make the coming Dominion Day  the most resplendent in the proud annals of the Liverpool of the West.  THEIR   INFLUENCE.  Our contemporary, the News-Advertiser, in Its leading article the: day  after the elections, among other things  said:   ���  "It may be pointed out also that It  was only the Tact that thei'e were Independent Labor candidates in the  field that prevented the Government  from carrying all the four scats in  Vancouver, it being generally conceded that the former's' support was  drawn almost entirely from that section ot" the electorate which would  ^oth(:r-wl.se^h.i-v.e^been-f<iun(hon^t-he=slde'  of the Government."  As to tlie accuracy of the foregoing  statement it does not matter, but our  |abor friends will observe that so "excellent an authority as Mr. Carter-  Cotton pays them this high compll-  ment. if It had not been for the entrance of the Labor candidates into the  Held, it says. the. Government .would  have carried all four seats. Those who  affect to despise the strength of Unionism and unorganized labor are requested fo paste the above clipping  in their Inns for beuettdal use on some  future  occasion.  THE ICE BROKEN.  It must be remembered that political  organization is a different thing from  Union organization for trade purposes.  Politics in  the general  acceptation  of  the term are as a matter of fact little  discussed in the Unions, the work the  latter have set out to perform being  of a  distinctive  character along  the  lines of mutual aid and. common defence.    This  fact  should   nots be  forgotten.   The Unions arrogate to themselves no right: to dictate to the large  body of organized labor;     they wish,  however,  to secure co-operation when  a juncture arrives and it becomes necessary for labor, organized and unorganized," to make a united fight, standing shoulder to shoulder for the right.  The  election   of  Saturday   last   broke  the ice and wc now know the position  we occupy.    It  is  one of  which  there  Is   no   reason   to   be  ashamed.    Never  before In  the history of this city bad  the  at tempt been  made   to  show  our  strength and,  for a  beginning, It was  creditable In  the extreme.   This even  the old parties 'acknowledge.'' Preparations must now be made for a thorough  organization    on  'Independent 'party  lines,   and. .this   can   be   done   by   the  calling of a Provincial convention, say-  on or about Labor Day, when enthusiasm will be keen and a fair representation of workers from all parts of British Columbia assured. "We trust, that  nctlon   in. this   respect   will  be   taken  at  once,  that  Is let  the  preliminaries  be arranged, for there is nothing like  taking time by the forelock in a matter of this kind.    Every name should  be registered forthwith; nobody eligible must on any consideration be missed.   This will be among the first work  tO;be done.    AVith another Provincial  election  possible  in  the Autumn   and  the Federal election in sight there is  ample opportunity for Labor to undertake the responsibilities that rest upon  It and to develop Its resources., AVith  hard, earnest and faithful work victory  should be achieved. --Let us, then; begin   how  and   keep   up   a  systematic  campaign   until   the   end   crowns   the  work. o  CHEAP RATES (FOR JAPS.  It appears from correspondence in  Leslie's Weekly that the horde of Japanese coolies now being landed on the  Pacific coast are cheap In more ways  than one. It costs them almost nothing to emigrate, and they can well  afford to work for wages that would  not support a white man. The most  extensive single operator In Japanese  Immigration Is the Japanese-American steamship line, Nippon Yusen Kal-  sha, -whoso vessels come tivo or three  limes a month, each laden with from  1.000 In 1.61)0 coolies ln the steerage.  These passengers are brought from  Kobe or Yokohama for US.yen, or'$17.50  in American money. This Includes  their accomodations on board and food  for the jouney of 20 days. Other transpacific lines and steamers offer lower  rates, the lowest being that given recently by the Mllos, a Germna tramp  steamer. It brought over about 1,00(1  al the seemingly impossible fare of  $0.50 each. This load, however, was  shipped not as passengers, but as  freight, the vessel having no license  to carry passengers, and the men providing their own food. When the Mllos  arrived in Victoria she was found to be  In a very filthy condition, and a heavy  penalty was assessed against the vessel. One way to check the undesirable  Immigration would be to make It unlawful for human beings to be shipped  as freight or ballast, and to allow no  discrimination in rates for a passenger,  be  he  while or brown.  E  ���90��  f!o to work Justus serlousli- i n providing  clothing for the boys aswist'o for the  RETAIL CLERKS.  The Retail Clerks union held its regular meeting on Tuesday, June nth.  Notwithstanding the excitement of the  election coming olT on the llth, there  was a larger attendance than usual,  which0showed that tho clerks are taking an active interest In the welfare  of the association. Six applications  for membership were elected to be received at the next regular meet ing.  it was unanimously resolved lhat a-  canvass of the city be made and that  all lady clerks be invited to join the  association. The union in this regard  is more than meeting its expectations  in the number of applications lieln'g  made for.imemborship. It is expected  by the latter part of 1900 the membership win 'bo doubled.  Sick People,  Purticiiliirly tlmj laborhiK innn, want Uio  VKUY UKST liiediciiK! it is' im'-'-ibh: tit  procure. Why'.' Jtafnu.su it nicum dollars to Im kept front work, through  ulnjiipsfUdnd-i'Iu.-.s dniKh. Wc use unlv  Ihe hkst, ��i"l employ only sklllfil liilmr  to dispon'-'U your doctor's PliKSCltM*-  TIONP. No M-nh liitmr for ih. Wis do  everything on the union principle.  SEYMOUR,  The Ip-to-Date Druggist,  t.*OK. SKY.MOIIII   AKI)   IIASTINdS  STIiKKTS  LADIES  We have I'lillcctcil our K|iletnlt(l slock o  Hoy's elnlliliiK iinulo from nil .sorts ��f  latest ami best 'unking fabrics  IN SMARTEST  UP-TO-DATE  STYLES  And then just now wc have it sale on  which makes a dual attraction for  buyers of Jtoys' elotMnd ut     '  ...i;o  ...CORDOVA  ...STREET  A. ML TYSON,  W1IOI.KSAI.1* AND l'.ITAII. DKAUUl IN  Fish, Game, Fruit,  and,  vegetables.  112 Cohuova St.  Thome 442  I   il>fu3*  SO...  IRRESISTIBLY  LOW..  That you ttin't help becoming a purchaser  To-day in  Our Men's and Boys'  Clothing Departments  Your clioloc of over $1,000 beautiful lies  ���Derby knots, puffs, clubs, bows, etc., ull -  new ami .stylish, only *J*ie. "  Black cotton, half hose, seamless  lleunsilorf dye; sold everywhere nt HOC.  Special for to-day, two pairs for, 25c.  Kino double-thread balbri^ffan underwear. French neck, nicely flniaheU, only  .-Oc.cuch.  Tli.JjJRE'S A SUIT BARGAIN.     Som��-  tl-lnu over  lan   tweed, and   serge     suits.  oonvprisint*: all  suits in our store under''  !f!0.   Your   choice  of   the   whole   lot   fop  .f(��.50.  "Wc never offered such vulup in pants  ns this: Fine Eglish worsted and Scotch  tweeds, properly tailored',' perfect fititin-f,  worth SJ-1 easy. Special ���*��.*;Q.  Boys- serge sailor suits, gold braided'.  Only Tne.  If.its���HI.'K'k or brown stiff or fedoras.  American fur felts, $2.50 hats. S 1*1301*1".I.  TODAY, Sj-I.no.  THE  CO., LTD.  IIO Cordova St.  Come  Cigar and Tobacco Store  46 CORDOVA STREET.  We make a specialty of Ua'ion-made Cigars and  Tobaccos, consequently we always give good satisfaction.    Your patronage solicited.  .-. MAKKS A Sl'KCIAl.TY OK .  ,.\nil see our excellent line nf l'AI'l"l'i:i:|i:s  nnd (iri.'K'H Slil'I'I.IKS, ull ���i uliivh mc nf  innilcntic prices.  'Vu carry u full line (if llie ��  Latest Books  And Periodicals      {>-?  lU'lt I'l'IVTl.Vc* K.'CIUTIKri A IE B  rSUNCKI.I.UI'.  (.'nil mid *ee our lending lihiari.  PAYNE STATIONERY CO  :    I'rillters, booksellers und .Sttitioncis,  110 Hustings Street East,      -      -      Vancouver  Now that the Provincial elections  are over let the Independent Labor  Party get down to business and perfect ; their organization for the approaching Federal eletlons.  Tirro  DOMINION    DAY    ClCbKHIU-  .     TION.  What with jubilations over the relief of Ladysmith unci Alafeklng and  Pretoria, to sny nothing u'r the election excitement, the Klrst of July celebration���our local notable feature of  the year���seemed to have been relegated to a back place, we say seemed, because It was only seeming. Just as  soon as fhe smoke of the political battle cleared away, Immediate action was  taken and at the call of His Worship  the Mayor a large number of citizens  met in tlle City hall on Tuesday evening and appointed committees.' the personnel  of  which   appears    elsewhere,  One ofthe big surprises of the campaign was the stiff fight put up by  the socialist candidate, "Will .'Mac.  Clain. One old party man was heard  to exclaim, "who would of thought  that there were so many socialists ln  this city?" We believe that there are  JusUas^uiany^who^dld-no'L^vnte-at.nll.  Socialism Is now a living factor in our  daily affairs. Unconsciously our public  men are advocating It, a little fit a  time, contenting themselves by saying  they believe "it Is time for a  change," nnd that they believe In the.  progress and rights ot the people.  Spring lias Come!  TAKE  Your Babies  ���TO-  O  o  Dewar's Special liqueur, also ��� ���  ustiers Black Label Liqueur Whisky  -LAUGH STOCK (il*���  IMI'OI'TEI) AND PO.MKSTIC  . Cigars  Quann Bros.,    -   ���  Props.  Cokxku Cordova and Caiiuau..  Arlington Hotel  Cordova St. West.  llciuItliiiLrturs for tin- rumluuuriiig tnnlo  in Vim coil vui'.  ci-iorcrcs'r^-*^*--  Liquors and Cigars  Kirj-t-rliiss rooms from fll cuiils up.  ROBT. HINTLY,   -   -   PROP.  t.UNCIIKS PUT CI  CATKItlNU A tl'KCIAt.TY.  John Oben,  </?*~    Confectioner.  A full line of Confectionery ami  Pastries.  Ice Cream Delivered.  J4_Coi*clov.a_Sl._  ���Reynolds Newspaper prints a "Jubilee supplement. lSnO-moO," which I-'  gratis. This journal Is undoubtedly  the most democratic in the world, and  vehemently champions the cause or  the masses, among whom Iflum a tremendous circulation.'"So other newspaper In the universe lias received so  many congratulations upon the Issue  of an anniversary number from Its  friends nnd admlrem. Articles are published from the pens of well-known  writers: the late G. W." M. Reynolds1  (the founder), It. Wherry Anderson, A.  E. Fletcher. W. 11. Masslngham, "William Allan,��� .Jl. 1\, Robt. Buchanan,  Geo. J. Holyoke. H. W. Hyndman,  Alex. Dean, V. R. H. S., Geo. Howell,  F. S. S., John Blulr.-W. M. Thompson,  J. Morrison Davidson, J. :M. Robertson. William Clarke and others. We  wish Reynold's Newspaper continued  prosperity.  Anacontes Is about to purchase Us  city water supply system, bonding the  city for $20,000, of which' $7,500 is to  be paid as: the purchase price to the  present owners of the system.  THE���^>  Electric Light  Is uou'wiiliin the rciieli nl evcryln��ly,  l'rh-fs luui! lutuly huuu rertiin-d, iHid lliu  It. C. Kleclrie Rallwuy ('niupaiiy liuvu  their lines nil over the city. In. iiui-lc.  luy, ImLinM'ill and iisu'ihk Oni.v I-Hfin,  which ih uliMilutely  Safe, Clean and  Up-to-date.  SS. DEFIANCE  J. A. CATES,   -     -   Master.  Leaves Kvhiis, rolenuiii tfc Kviuis' wlnirf, Van-  couver, every diiy nt 8:ir�� ii. in., for llritiiiiiihi  initio, Howe Sound, reluming Mime iinv. Kv-  ery MONDAY, WKDNKSIUY, nnd SATUltDAY,  lirituiiiiU Mine, Shiinnon's Jlrirk. Yard, minith  of Si|iuiiiifsli iivur, in river when tide suit*-,  nnd wiiv ports.  _i:vi:uy tuksday and Friday���HrUim.  iiin Mine tiy wiiy ijf.CiihMnr**. Landing, calling  ut all loggint; Camp*'.  L'VKItY TUUJtSDAY ��� IliJtnmiEiL  Mine and  wav porti.  Thu mo-sl heantiful M>cm-ry in liritish Cu-  lumhia on this route: tlm: fishing and -.Unoiing  iitS<|iiiiiii1hli river. Km rates apply at llvini*  Coleman <!c K\an��>' wharf, or nil hoard sit  Delltineu.  ���III!  IlASTlMiS STKEET  Yascouvkr, B. C  rK arc Direct Importeks  Nkw.  Hats and Ties  Mi'iim-hlp  If carefully looked tifler It is oliettpcr  than coal oil, and, oh I what a difference  In tlittevunliif;.   Apply for rates at the  Company's Office,  Cor. Carrall and Hastings Sts.  Page Ponsford Bros,  G05 Hastings St.   .  Hardie & Thompson  Marine nml General =���>.  Consulting Mechanical Engineers  SSI CoiiiKiv.i St. \V., y.'NccuvKir, H. C. Tia.707  I'aiiMiti-us mid (lu-iL-iiers of flic Hurdic-  TlHuiip,-on wntor nine boiler, new high  -.pui'il rover-liij- uuKini's, and special  iiiaclitnory in IikIu tactions for niinca.  I'aoir.i.i.Kits IHsiioN-nti.   Ksoisia Indicatkd and  Aiui'sTi:t>.  Solo ti^iMitt in II. C. and N. \\\ Terrltorict for  tliu UnliiMl Flisxiblu -Motalliu TiiIiIiik Co., Ltd.,  Ldiidon, Kiif:.  " EJpwurcl nnd On\\*'ircE '���  l��7CCISI.SIOIZ~ " 1  Steam  Laundry  I). IlOllKlfl-iON', I'roiiriutor.  II."   YOU   WISH.  YOUR EYES  TESTED FREE  Oill oil our Poctor of Optics, ami lie will  ��lllli>Kly comply with your icimesi.  Davidson Bros.,  IK! Cordova Street.  Vancouver's Most       ^  fashionable Tailor     ���    .  A.'MURRAY, ,  442~~"--*> ' Westminster Ave.  I'li'lci  (lid new iiianii'.'C'iiiL'iit every i-an: Ik  taken uinn: Isi'inruttcil to them.   10,SI I'nii-  iler ilrect.   'f'tione (.70.  CITY WOODY ARO  KOIl AM, KINDS OK  :: ��tovewood ::  HARRIS STKEKT 'VIIAUK.  lt. lill^ISY,  TKL Cft-i.  CALL"  At the wrirkinitman's watchmaker and jeweller  liefiiru purclmMiig anvwhere else. Ho is known  thrmiKh B. C. for (-(ind and cheap watuhes mid  jewelry.   Watch repairing a specialty.  I. HERMAN,  130 Cordova Street, opposite Savoy  Theatre, Vancouver. I  SATURDAY"..-. ; JUNE 16,  1900  gaao-a-ioaosoaooaaasaoaaooao oaaaaaoooaaoaooeoaoaoooaaa  9 IPS the... *  COME-AGARN CUSTOMER  WE WANT...  THE INDEPENDENT  Q  a  o  o  n  A  O  ti  o  s  A  O  3  n  n  A  A  A  A  A  ft  A  A  A  8  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  A  Tlie customer who  lias  In-cn   promptly,  ��� jiolitcly and intolligently served, and on  top of that realizes that he has paid the  lowest bottom prices, goes away pleased.  The   pleased   customer   conies   back  again.  These   stores   are   run   with   a   full  knowledge of these truths.  Join us.  HUDSON'S BAY STORES  g ; Granville Street  ooocoocor-occccoccceccccococcoccococccoooccccoccccoco  VANCOUVER, B. C.  u  u  V  u  u  u  u  u  CJ  u  u  u  o  u  u  u  u  u  o  u  o  w  ��-  o  <J  u  o  y  u  u  u  u  o  u  u  o  u  u  u  CI  CJ  u  u  o  SMOKE KURTZ'S UNION-MADE  CIGARS.  If you want a really good cigar, call  for one of Kurtz & Co.'s leading brands.  ,'Kurtz's Own," "Kurtz's Pioneers,"  and 'Spanish Blossoms" are their best  brands. Ask for them and take no substitute. The above brands are made  of the best imported Havana, and by  UNION .MEN ATTENTION.  All union men in the city are hereby  notified that Donaldson & Matthews  the Cordova street clothiers, hatters  and men's outfitters, have just opened  out another large shipment of Union  abel pants engineers, painters, bricklayers and laborers' overalls, carpenters aprons, smocks, etc. Donaldson  & Matthews, men's outfitters, 74 Cordova street.  Those Interested In boilers and attachments should not fail io notice the  ail. in this paiu'i- ot A. .1. Proulx, of  334 Howe street. Ills tube boilers have  already done good service for more  than one Klondike company.  Mr. D. Day, of the Itosehlll Dye  Works,  whoso ad.  appears elsewhere,  make a specialty of cleaning curtains  and blankets by a new process, which  hne been adopted only by himself on  this coast.  The handsome store at 910 "Wcslmin-  wtor avenue Is still to let. This is a  good place for some live business man  or men.   See our "to let" column.  Dominion Day  Celebration  . JULY I 2, 1900.  TWO GALA DAYS!  S|)Orts of all kinds at Brockton Point, including the  schedule Lacrosse Match, Vancouver vs. Victoria,  Horse-racing at Hastingf Park, $2,000  in   Prizes;  Dominion Pay Handicap, Vancouver Derby.  Grand Parade and Bands of music.  Illuminations on the Streets as never before.  (���heap Transportations from all points.  Ma von .): F. G.mnux, M. P. P., Chairman,  (iuo. B.U'ti.uy, Secretary Citizens' Committee.  WORKINGMEN SOLD AGAIN.  Editor Independent:   One would imagine at this stage of the game-after  years of struggling and tons of literature had been used to apt-end knowledge among workingmen; after persecutions,   and   imprisonments,   of   long  suffering;   after   hours   ot   thouRhtful  rellectlon on  their behalf;  after labor  papers sending warnings and thundering red-hot shots at them; after hours  upon hours of hard ��ttidy upon political economy in the unions!���I say at  this stage of tlie game, when capital  is at the throat of labor In every land,  trying  to  crush  the  life  out  of  the  masses of humanity, when millions or  workingmen  are walking  the  streets  and T>ye--ways, looking for work which  they cannot get, through the introduction of machinery which has taken the  place of the workingman;   the  introduction in our land of the great trusts,  and monopolies, and combines; of the  coming to this province of thousands  of Japs and Chinamen, who will ultimately drive the present workers from  this   part  of   the  Dominion   to   make  room for cheap Asiatic labor.    I sav  one would think at this stage    of the  same,  workingmen   would   pause  and  think for themselves, instead of allowing Mayor Garden  or Jos.  Martin  to"'  think for them or any one else, or even  be led away by  reports such  as  has  been spread throughout the past campaign.    Workingmen.  for the sake of  your wives and  families,  throw away  tho suspicion which kills honest purpose.   What have you gained by supporting the old  parties?    What  have  you ever  gained?     The    only  thing  which can be shown Is that the rich  are growing richer and you are growing  poorer.    What  are  you   doing to  alter this state of things?   If you think  that  by  becoming  a  voting  machine  for some political demagogue Is going  to alter lt you will be sadly left.   Your  fellow-worklngmen have been working  for your best interest, and you voting  machines,    Dago-llko,    have    stabbed  them; and now you cannot look honest  men In the face.   I noticed on Saturday night after the count and on Sunday the   way   these   men,    who   an;  known  (don't  forget It),  slunk away  from   their   honest,    upright    fellow-  workingmen,   and   how   ashamed   Unil  sheepish they appeared.   Their actions  alone  told  a tale    of   bclraval    and  cowardice.    If  you   are  not  ashamed  of your work; If you nro not ashamed  to see your victim,  your own  fellow-  workman   and   toiler   bleeding   In   the  (lust by your treachery, you ought to  be;  you should  be repenting in sackcloth and ashes;  but what Is the use  If you don't think for yourself?   You  "vlll  only go and  do  the same  thing  again.   Learn wisdom from vour lask-  mastore-they  vote solidly  "for    their  own class into Parliament.   Why?   To  protect their Interests    You .don't find  them   quarrelling   over    one    another  either; they g�� and support their man,  if lie is capable or not. Why do rou not  do  likewise,  and  send   men  of  your  class   to  represent   yourselves   in   the  legislative chamber of this Province?  Do not be led away by every wind lhat  blows.    Don't believe  what Is said  to  the detriment of your fellow-workers,  until  you  have proof that  things  aro  not right.    Do not be satisfied  until  you have sifted the thing to the bottom. What have you gained by putting  two of eacli  party  in  power?    What  Is tho result?   Vancouver Is not represented  at   all.      The   two   votes���one  side kills the two voles of the other.  So you have the supreme satisfaction-  it  there  is any In  it���of placing1  the  Terminal  City,   the   first  city   In   the  Province, in the position of being unrepresented   in  parliament.    So  much  for your  treachery  to the  two  labor  candidates who would have been neutral and  have given   their support  to  either   party   bringing   in   measures  for the benefit of the city and workingmen in particular.  the exclusive  ..   gencv of the . .  .       .   ���   . I*.U'KA|[!> SHOE and the . . .  iMi'i'\e,Mkl0JmE*lin^I0s the b0Ht tll('rc is ����� Shoes. . . .  IfllMMMVI-N  have for years been pre-eminently  the distinct leaders in the United States, and in introducing them we foe! as though thov were not an  experiment but iivqualUy the BEST SHOE manu  <*-m      }V-G have thSm in ilU stvles and leather"  ���at $i>,(io per Pair.   -���   ���*���!,�����������-���,.*;   .�����   _.    s  R. MILLS,il^dova  Don't Waste  Your Time and Strength,    liny  ������  The Peerless :���  A   friend   in   need   is  a,   friend   indeed,  ills heart and hand to lend  How 'different when we have to say,  Oh save me from my friend.  .  With  many friendships 'but   a   name  No sympathy they lend,  They bid  good  day, but  never s.-iy,  1  will  stand by my friend.  To those who nobly stood by the  cause do not be discouraged. Let this  failure stimulate you to fresh endeavors. Take courage In the fact of having the work well done, and of the noble self-sacrifice for the cause. By  your example show these doubting  Thomases and misguided fellow-workmen that you are not disgraced, although defeated. Let them see by  more daring deeds of valor in tinj  cause of humanity and the brotherhood  of man that you are deserving of their  confidence. Then it is to be hoped they  .will give it unstintingly!  J.   II.   WATSON.  Vancouver, June H,  lilOO.  You can freeze Ice Cream in the short time  ���of three minutes.,  Sold on.lv bv  Tho*. Dciran & Co.,  (LIMITED.)  8, to, 12 Cordova Street, anil 8,10  Wutur Street, VHiienuver.  FroiitStrcel.Atlin, H. u.  Until further notice the Hastinss  Saw Mill will quote the following  prices on wood, payable in advance of  delivery: 10 loads, split wood, $20; 5  loads split wood, $11.23; 1 load split  wood, Ji'.iiO. a. limited quantity of bark  at same price. Good -l-foot slab wood  at $1.75 cord al mill. Blocks, $2.00 per  load, delivered,    Tel. 39.  Mr. James Dunsmulr seems to be fulfilling his promise to replace Mongolian  colliery labor by white effort. ��� Thus,  the Nanaimo "Herald" states that a  hundred Chinese miners have been  discharged at Extension and their  places tilled by white workers.  Telephone 1���2���li for a fine livery  turn-out. J. J. Sparrow, Palace livery  stables.  The boss barbers' of Seattle have effected a permanent organization.   The  statement endorsing the Sunday closing of barter shops, recently brought  about by the journeymen's union, was  signed by the. employers.  In aa organised fight, Anacortes ha.s  once again maintained its determination  to keep the flood-tide of Oriental labor  at bay. On Monday night as the steamer  Dcde landed at the An.acortes dock on the.  way to Seattle, a number of Japs attempt-  ea to go ashore, but a mob of about 10i>  men told them that if they landed they  would bo dealt vith severely.  The Japs paid no attention to the warning given and attempted to pass up tho  gangway, when one of them was knocked back on the boat. When the second*  came up he met with the same fate.  Finally the steamer with Its cargo of*  foreign laborers proceeded on Its way to  Seattle. The Japs had been employed to  work ln a sawmill In the places of whito  men who had quit on account of low  wases, but the labor element of tho  community does not propose tfl tolerate)  this kind of labor in .Anacortes.  Don't Buy Hardware  Till You See Oors-THE LARGEST AND BEST  MOST  UP-TO-DATE  STOCK IN  B.C  I  Hardwood Mantles.  Our stock needs no introduction as we  have kept it up to date, and have now got over  thirty different styles to choos-p from \x/e are  selling-agents for the Rockford Mantle Company the largest concern in America and their  goods are only to be seen to be admired.  TILING.  I Fire-place Grates,  We are sole agents for the Dawson  Grate and Dawson Beauty Grate, made in  any finish, and are the most up-to-date Grate  manufactured.  Our Stock is very large and those intending building will be well repaid by a visit to  our show room. We have,Glazed. Ungjazed.  Imbdssed, Vitrious, also Circular Ceramic Mosaic Tile���suitable for halls and vestibules.  Parquet Flooring.  It is here to stay and we have it for sale  and can show you a nice variety of patterns.  Majestic Ranges.  We are sole agents for the Great Majestic Range���the only malleable. Iron and Steel  Range manufactured and it will last a life time.  Wholesale and Retail.  DAWSON CITY,.N..W.:T.  High-class Building Hardware  We have;the largest stock in the Province, and mind���the look of your house inside  -depends-on-the--cIass_of"HaTdwal^,_ymrhave_  it furnished with.  Heavy Hardware.  Bar Iron and Steel, Steel Cable, Crucible  Steel Wire Rope, Plough Steel Wire Rope,  Manilla Rope, Coil Chain, Spades and Shovels,  Wire Nails, Cut Nails, Galvanized and Black .  Wrought Spikes, Anchors, Linseed Oil, Genu- ���  ine and No. i White Lead, and everything you  ask for in an up-to-date Hardware Store.'  Mail orders receive prompt attention.'  123 Cordova St.* VANCOUVER, B. .C THE INDEPENDENT.  SATUED'AT..��r....��v..��.JU"NB 16, 1900  t  . The rate for classified advertisements is  one cent a word, but no ml. will lie in-  tierted lor loss than 23 cents.  Union Directory.  "tSTRKKT KAlIiWAY 51JW.S UNION���  Aleets second anil fourth Saturday of  ->:>cli mouth, in Sutherland Hall, corner  ���Westminster avenue and Hastings Street  ���US p. ni. President. J. Jiartou; vlce-presl-  ���lent, K. A. Snyder; secretary, 11. 0.  Thomas: treasurer. J. Jeiikinson: condue-  tor, A. Itoss; -warden, A. liussell; sentinel,  <j. Lonfe.ity; delegates to Trades anil U'tli-  tir council: John IVuivy, .1. IlarUm, 11.  atriint, A. O. 1'erry, .1. \V. Paxnian.  aivnvCn.'Vm-hiks'   intm-nationai.  I'lotirtlve Ai=M>el��li"��. Local No. ���-*?.'.���  ���{'resident, ti. I'-. Ki:rf>iol: first vicc-presi-  ��lcnl, J. It. .l.u-kson: second vicc-pre:'  ���lint. J. Murray: reiwdinK s<-c-ietiiry,  '.3.. Orr. *!17 Harris si reel; financial,  .1. 'WhUe; mii.lc, 1*.'A'  3,. I'lirem; trc.isur  AV.  Mr.  Measlier; gunnl,  1>. Mi'l,c.ui: Brlcv-  miB! cnnunitlee. .lolm I'elei's, T. A. Phillips, K. !���:. C. J"hnsou: Trades and Labor  council deli-sates. Jolin J'elers, I-*. K. C.  ..Juiinsoii. P. A. MiiiKlnr: finance con-.mll-  lee. P.-A. Measlier. 10.' A/'I'eetzel. Heel-  inir every first and third Tuesday in tlie  month, i'n Sutlietiand's liall, Westminster  avenue.  . .Tntjouna'i'ioN'A i ,       i s iti ck i.a v Kits  and Masons' Union. Nn. 1. of li. C���President, .las. Jefifrey; vii-e-presidcnt. XVm.  3{.*ii'kcr: corresponding, .secretary. T, A.  llurtniin: financial secretary, Win. Tnilc:  ���tyler, XVm. BrnniKii. Mods every Monday  t-venins in  Union hall. -  BROTHER-  HOOD OF RAILROAD'  Biuimx  Report ot the first Convention.  FIKST n.w.  CYmveiitioii    at    I0:ir.    a  Hist, D.        Stumper.  Deleiralcw       present:  No.  1.  1.1. Stumper;  Crows'  in.. May  Oi'Ki'nissi'r.  I'evolstolie.  Nest Pass,  Meetings.  T. O.'K.���VANCOUVER AERIE NO. 6,  ��� P. O. F.., meets every Thursday night.  Visiting member* welcome. 11. W. Find-  ley','' XV. P., Province oflice; S. K. Kohb,  T.V.   S., World  oflice. ' '  j. O. O. F., M. U.'��� LOYAL THINK KOIl  EVER lodge, Xo. 73M, micets every second and fourth Tuesday In tlie 'month in  llie hall, over Harvey's store, corner uf  Hastings street and "Westminster avenue, Vancouver; sojourning brethren cordially Invited. F. Black, N. C; R. XV.  J'ariridge, secretary.  To Let.  TO IjET-CLEAN, 1VKU, FURNISHED  rooms for light housekeeping; suites of  two, if") and ���*���> per tnotilli. ��� Apply room 10,  ".���2(1 Keefer Street.  TO DET-ROOMS FOR LIGHT HOUSEKEEPING:   well   furnished   and   clean  suites of two rooms $5 and SS per moutli.  Apply room 19, 220 Keefer Street.  TO      RENT���LARGE       STORE���WITH  dwelling and stabling, la rear. No. 010  ���Westminster avenue, opposite Streetcar  Sheds. Apply Geo. Wagg, Water street.  Real Estate.  REAL ESTATE SNAPS.  LOT ON     THIRTEENTH     AVEN'UE-  Kear Manitoba���only. $140; this is a bargain. T. Mat'hews, 117 Hastings Street.  LOT  ON   MELVILLE  STREET���NEAR  Bute, 33 feet; nice situation; only ��S75.  T.   Mathews,  -117  Hastings  Street.  HOUSE AND LOT ON TENTH ASrE-  NUE, Mount Pleasant, near Westminster Avenue, 7 rooms: in good condition;  price -.$1,1X30. T. Mathews, 417 Hastings  titreet.  NEW HOUSE, AND CORNER LOT ON  K^n'th Avenue,'witli modern conveniences.' Price   ?1.1130;  .terms  to  arrange.   T.  Mathews, Hastings Street.  NIOE   LOT   ON   HARWOOD   STREET,  near Thurlow, 33 ft.; fine view of English Bay. Price $550. T. Mathews, 417 Hastings Street.  LOTON SEVENTH AVENUE, MOUNT  ���I'^easant,  near car  line.   Only $325.  T.  Ma thews, 417 Hastings Street, v    ..  HOUSE AND LOT ON HOMER, STKEET  near Smythe; six rooms and bath. Only  Sl.KO. These buys are worth looking up.  T.   Mathews,  417. Hastings   Street. ..  "������OR SALE ON EASY TERMS-HAR-  WOOD street, near Bute: lot SllxlM; facing English Bay; fine view; price $475. A.  It. Waterfall, Molson's Bank building,  Soyiinour street entrance.   'Phone SIC.  PENORELL STREET-F1KST CLASS  tmng-ilo^v, with excellent basement and  all modern conveniences; lot '3.1x1%!;  lioalthlest site In city; price S1.050. A. R.  Waterfall, Molson's bank building, Seymour street entrance. 'Phone SIC  KOBSON STKEET���FINEST LOT, COxlK  overlooking inlet, one block from two  car. lines at a .sacrifice. A. R. Waterfall,  ���Molson's bank building, Seymour street  entrance.   'Phone KM.  Help Wanted.  MEN WANTED FOR WHITE PASS &  Yukon Railway���2.000 rockmen, wages  ^**.30; board $1 per day; also men for station Work, at highest rates. Apply A. C.  "Ross, 425  Cordova  street.  A BUSINESS CHANGE.  IMr.  G.  E.   "Meek,   grocer  of  Powell  jtreet,J_cor.nerJot_Carl_a.r.enue,..*ias_dls^.  posed of Itis "business to Austin & Jordan. The jiew ten nan ts have a eood  chance of success ln their new undertaking, for they are live business folks.  The situation is a good one, and it is  for Austin and Jordan to keep the  "boat's head to the weather," and they  ���will land ail right. Tho Independent  wishes them good luck.  No. 2,.XV. C. Miller; Calgary, No. 4, .1.  f. Mei.'l..|l.-iii(l; Moose Jaw, No. 5, C.  Taylor: Fort Wiliam, "NV 7. V. Savage  and .1. Wood. .1. Wood noted as Hoe-  retiiry.    ���  &  On motion the following were seated  as ilflegatfs: .1, King, l\ Taylor, I.!.  Shaw  and   W.   Phillips.   ,  Seef ion .**. nf Article �� ot the Constitution was amended by striking out  "quarterly" and substituting "half-  yearly or at the call of the Supreme  Master Foreman."  Resolved���That welieras the present  Constitution ot* the 1. It.' of It. B. does  not make any provision for the acceptance of any other members other than  bridge carpenters In the Brotherhood:  and whereas a number of men employed under the B. and B. department  are desirous of Joining us: and where,  as in the event of a difference between  the 13. and B.- .department and the  Bridge Carpenters, the said oflleinls  might use other men in their employ  to the detriment of tlie bridge carpenters; therefore be it resolved���That  this convention adopt a clause ln its  Constitution embracing all employees  under the B. and B. department.  Resolved���That Article 1!) be amended to read: "Any male 21 years of age  and not over 30 and a wage earner,  working under the bridge and building departments of any railroad company, may be admitted to beneficial  membership in this brotherhood as a  member at large, where no lodge exists, on payment of Initiation fee of $5;  and also to membership to any division lodge on nomination of two  members in good standing, and if accepted shall be initiated on payment  of fees fixed  by said lodge.  AFTERNOON SESSION.  Session called to order at 1 p.m., all  delegn tes presen t.  Resolved���That*-any member of the  brotherhood or a division lodge in good  standing, leaving the employment ot  the B. and B. department, shall be entitled to the sick, death and accident'  benefit for a period of six months.  But in case he Is any longer'than the  period stated from the calling, he shall  be entitled to the withdrawal card issued by the brotherhood, which exempts him from the payment of all  dues and deprives him of all ofilces  and benefits whatever; or if he prefers  so, be entitled to one-third of the sick,  deatli and funeral benefits on payment  of the set dues. No member being absent six months from the calling shall  be entitled to hold oflice;  Resolved���That Article 2, page 7. be  so amended as to read:. "The object  of this Brotherhood is to unite and  organize all bona fide railroad bridge-  men and all-men generally working  in the U. and B. department of any  railroad company in Canada and the  United States, under the International  Brotherhood," etc.  P.esoived���That Section fl of Article  5 of Constitution be amended to read  "J2.50."  instead of ".1.50"-per day;*.  A vote of confidence In Bro. Stamper was passed and he was elected S.  S. Treasurer.  'Resolved���That Article 11 be amended to, read: "That the present organizer and founder of this. Brotherhood  shall perform the duties of S. S. T.,  sliall organize, initiate applicants for  membership, install and obligate officers; issue ail charters, which same  shall be signed by S. M. F. All fees  for membership in new lodges and for  charters and supplies shall be paid to  him. He is authorized to draw up and  have printed all copies of this constitution: membership, working, travelling and withdrawal cards',1 applications for membership. D. C; G. C, K.  K., F. R., and Treasurer's report  forms, charters and all necessary supplies for conducting the business- of  this I. B. He: can only be removed  from office on a two-third vote of the  Supreme Dodge on charges of violating  thi? Constitution. It shall be his duty  to get all men working with the B. and  B. department of the several railroads  in Canada and the United States organized. He shall-submit a monthly  report j,fYanmMies_reeeiyed_and_(lis^  UNION TOBACCO.  Chas. R. L-avore. secretary Montreal  (Tobacco Workers union, in a lengthy  circular letter says the Dominion To-  Biacco company's establishment Is now  thoroughly union. The following  l-rands among others are union-made:  ���Plug chewing���Black Bass, Pomery.  Bmllax, Holly, Caramel: plug smoking���Bull's Eye. Clover, Monarch, Virgin Gold. ,.    ���  QL'OITERS.  !A' meeting of quolters will be held  at The Independent oflice, 312 Homer  street, near Cordova street, at 7:30  ���o'clock sharp, on "Monday, 18th Instant.  AH quolters interested in the game will  ���please attend, and make al! arrangements for Dominion Day. C Duncan,  ���secretary, pro tern.  The Imperial Photo Studio has just'  received a large line of the latest  photo mounts, and is prepared to suit  all customers at reasonable prices.  Call and see their new display of samples. Corner Carrall and Cordova  Streets.  "bursed^jynilm to all Division Lodges  in existence. He shall not keep on  hand any sum over five hundred dollars at one time, but he shall place  all monies over tills limit to the credit  of the I. B. in a ciiartered bank named by tho S. T., and the said monies  shall not be withdrawn except on order of the S. L. or T. C. countersigned b ytha S. M. F. nnd at least two of  the S. T.  At the evening session the Constitution as amended was adopted and approved.  SECOND  DAY.  ���Morning session called to order at  S.30 a.m.. June 1st, by D. Stamper,  Chairman.  The following brethren were elected  Supreme Olllcers: S.B.T.. D. Stamper;  S.M.F., W. C. Miller: 1st C.F., F. H.  Savage; 2nd C.F., J. C. McClelland;  3rd C. F��� C. .Taylor: 4th C. F��� J.  Wood; S.R.K.. J. Balrd; S.P.M.F., O.  Anderson: S.C.. H. Shaw; S.W., P. Taylor; S.I.W., J. D. King; S.O.W., W. T.  Phillips; S. Trustees���.1. Wood, F. H.  Savage, J. C."McClelland; S. Auditors  ���P. Taylor, O. Anderson, J. Balrd.  Supreme Lodge opened by Bro.,MiI-  ler at half past ten. -Officers all present.  Resol red���That whereas members of  lodges not being represented at tfijg  convention, thereby putting all expense ot convention on the lodges that  were represented,, this supreme lodge  enact a by-law empowering the' S.S.T.  to levy a  special  assessment of 25c.  per month for three months, to spread  over the months of June, July and  August, on all divisional lodges now !n  existence to go tntvard defraying expenses  of delegates.  Resolved���That the next meeting of  the Supreme Lodge be held on Dec.  17lh, WOO, at a place chosen by a referendum vote of the D. L.'s in existence one month before the date of  meeting mentioned above, the officers  of tlie Supreme Lodge elected at this  (.-(invention to hold oflice until that  date.  Resolved���That the Supreme Lodge  appropriate $10 per month for lira.  Stamper's services ns Supreme Sec.-  Treas. from June 1st lo Dec. 17th,  1'iiW.  liesolved���That as Bro. Stamper, is  satisfied to go on and organize division  lodges on the same terms as before,  namely, he furnishes all necessary supplies and takes' the risk as to expenses,  collecting the initiation dues from the  lodges organized, this Supreme Lodge  fully authorizes Bro. Stamper to go  ahead and organize any divisional  lodge where called upon'to do so up  to Doc. 17th, 1900.  Resolved, on motion-of Bro. McClelland and Bro. J. Wood, that this Supreme Lodge ndourn to meiH again on  Dec. 17th, 1000.  ���������������������������������������  WHOSE        V_f  CLOTHES ARE  YOU WEARING ?  I'  ������������  you re wearing Clements'  Made you've got tlie  best ol)tsun:iblt*   You've not the proper cloth, the  lulled Mvle, ii perfect lit, iiml  liliide by fAPlBI llMUS MCCHAMCS.  Hnve ymi M-eii nur C3A Rft  nniKc <il Suitings nt CUJw.sJ*/  Il volt Innen'l -nn are mis-sing  it ellilllre lo I'eiiluuuii'c. T!u'\ 'i e  clieiil' liei-nuseiif iheir reul Kuod-  ill's;,.  II it comes Irom Clements' US correct.  GEO. CLEMENTS  ...MERCHANT  ...TAILOR  439 Granville Street  ?^<^*-^THE  Chas. Woodward Co.,  LIMITED^  atAN WHITE MEN OUT.  Kill tor Independent: A Government  survey party under the direction of  the Lands and "Works department, Is  at present'.'In the city (or left on the  Danube), en route for several months'  Government work on the Stickeen  river. Tlie men engaged have been  p'iekod up principally at ICamloops,  and have with them 21 pack horses  and a Chinaman cook. This latter  item will be more or less surprising,  coining as it does at a time when the  deep rumblings of a coming storm of  public resentment against Asiatic labor  are heard on every side. "We went to  know why this above mentioned Government survey party employs a  Chinese cook, while many competent  white men would be glad to get the  job. Is this to be taken a�� a criterion  of the Governent's position of the  Asiatic .question? Will some of the  prominent party-heelers please rise  and explain? ;M-  , Vancouver, June 9, 1300.  J.   *0.    Ce  FORMEIII.V C.  W00DIV.M11).  AVo have stood the test of nine yean,- business ���in Vancouver, and blow right dealing and low prices we 'have your confidence.  Your choice of 60 Summer Skirts in pique, duck,'crash, etc., Mo off  the dollar. ���-.���  See our line ot Corsets at 2Gc; ja.M bed spreads for 75c each. House  lining cotton to yd.; ladies' cotton mndervcsls, Dc, 8c, 12 l-3c, We, 20c,  *Sc and up to Jl.25 for silk..  Men's straw hats-all our 4 0c., D0c., 00c, ��md THc hats for 2fic; Summer suits and Summer coats nnd vests ���!} iper cent,  discount.  Men's M.3) boots for $2.7.". in l��x calf, willow calf and dongola, with  fancy vesting tops.  Lamps, 2.'c, Mc, 60c, ffl.25 an d   up  to  fB.76.  Chinese   lanterns,  do  small  ones: 10�� large  ones.  ' Hammcvks SOc each; SI. 10 and up to J3.W.  Novels 5e, 10c, IT*, 20c.  Razor strops 2.K:, 50c, COe, Shaving brushes and soap in great variety; Adams health saline, cooling drink 10c; Aila/m/s root beer. 10e;  makes  tivo gallons;  lime julco cordial, 25c  bottle; mosquito oil, 25c.  Mail Orders Solicited.  Cor. Westminster  Ave. and Harris St.  o'/'-^iS"^:  Excelsior���that is, "Upward and Onward"���is the motto'of'Mr. and Mrs.  D;.Roberts', who are now running the  Excelsior Laundr-v, 1033 Pender street:  phone 670. If you desire a change of  laundry, try Excelsior���"upward and  onward." ��  ���"Warm woather is. upon us. Now  Is the time to look out for a first-class  baker, who makes good and wholesome bread. The Superior Bakery  nils the bill completely. Free delivery  in any part of the city. Tel. 109. Deck-  ert & Teitze, proprietors, corner Duf-  erin and Fifth avenue.  Patronize home industry by smoking  "Kurtz's Own," "Kurtz's Pioneers," or  "Spanish Blossoms" cigars. They are  union made and the best cigars in the  market.  All the new styles  at Mai\ui'Acti-i:e.i*s'  ���Pi'ir.cES, from $2.50  up. Send for catalogue- of photojrnipi.c.  supplies.  BAILEY BROS. CO., Ltd.  1IOOKS, STATIOXKI'.Y, I'llOTO SITl't.IES, RTC.,  133 Cordovn Street    ���_-     -     Vimeouver, B. C.  TheArtizan and       0  Workingman Needs  Good Drugs  ^ Medicines  Good Toilet Articles.  We Sell Ihem.  NELSON'S DRUG STORES  IIKI Cnrilnvn Street, Cor. 'Abbott,  Stil tiriiiivlllu'Struiit, Unr. Uobson.  Books,  Stationery!  fancy -Goods,  School Books.  ���J*   ��������  C*  603 Hastings St.  CANADIAN  ':fY,:;PAcit'iC'  " imperial  CV*. Bring us your l'liKScRilTfoxn.  ��  U  A  GREAT TRAIN   in  equipment, in spued niul in its  variety of  Through  Service  A Throujili First-class Sleeping Car to Toronto, to Montreal, and from Banff Hot.  Springs to St. 1'aul.  A Through Tourist Sleeping Car to St. Paul daily, and  Tourist Sleeping Car to Toronto and Boston Three Days  every "week.  The "Jjipki'iai, Limited"  time is arranged to pass the  grandest scenic features of  the Canadian Pacific Line  during daylight.  ^J2amplilets_ furn ishetUfrce  Teach  Your children music! There  i> pleiiMire nml profit in It. Thu  hot Cnuiidiiiu and EiiKliMi  Pianos,  the best Ciiiiiidiini Orpin.-; lit--  Kin '��� l'rototy|ie" Ifiinil l|>-nn-  nicnt.s mid the bc-t in nil  Musical Goods  All nt hkst prices nnd term.', at  Boult's Music Store  .110 Ciniurlllc Street, o)>p. 1". O.  f ���  <�� Cleveland and  ���       Tribune  icicles t  ccoccocooo  SOLE AGFNT,      %  24 Cordova St. X  NOTICE.  XVe fire again offering a Scholarship  free for tuition and books to the student  of Public Schools of Vancouver passing  into the IUsh School at the camine examination with the highest marlts in Hemline, "Writing, Spelling, Grammar, .Composition and Arithmetic.  For conditions apply to the Principals  or the Schools or  the undersigned.  Tlio 11.11. A. Iiigcl Comiiirmal I'ollcgc  P.  O.   Box "17. Vancouver,  lt.  C.  W. T. FARRELL,  Kmplo.v-mefit  rind   Ceneml .Audit,  T-tonl ICMtrite <inc! IiiMtirrnice HroUcr  Arcliitectiml  Huns   tmd   Peri-pective*-*  Prepnred.  Clubb & Stewart  Is the place tn purchase vonr line fusii-  ibhmgsnnd (.'lotliini;.   The lutc.-t  -lylei, in ,  fiATS:  Arc now on exhibition ut our store,  160 Cordova St.  The"  J-'iinn nnd Timber Ltmds, Business niul Ku.-.i-  dutiiiiil City Property for wile. Sperm 1 intention Riven to --elHiitf nnd lenting Iioumj ami  More property; rents, collected; experienced  valutitor.  l-toom 7, TlionipHon-OKle I-Sloclc,  519 Hastings St., Vancouver  A GOOD VIEW  K.J.COYLK,  A. G. P. A.  Vancouver, K. C.  .IAMKS SL'I.ATEK,  Ticket Agenl,  ias jiiismiK-- si..  Viiiicouver H.  IINION-MADE BREAD  W FOIl THE l'EOI'I.K.  Wiiftniis will call nt anv'piirt of the eitv;  prompt iilleuliiin nml civility at all times giv  us a Irial nml liu.Miti.sflud.  SUPIiRIOK   BAKIiRY,  DEC1C1CUT ,1: TIETiSE       -      -        Proprietors  Corner Duficrin aud Fifth Avenue. _^^.  ���Telephone 70D ��� =   Quann Bkos.,    -   -     Props.  Sej'mour Streeet,  FOR A  Some men are well clothed from ono  point of view, but you see them at another angle, and their clothes are full "of  wrinkles and orudlty ��peaks in all Unas.  WE UNDERSTAND HOW TO CLOTHE  OUR CUSTOMERS so that back, front  or side view is equally correct and elegant.  DAN. STEWART  I3<> Cordovu Street.  s5IGNs  of any description on  Metal, Wood, Stone or  Glotli.   Call on us.  THE   ^-\  fi lobe Sign Works  fill Homer Slnel, Viiiit-uuvcr.  TnO*. SUAiir, Miiiitn-er.  Our motto:   IIiiiicm prices ami pruniplue.1-.".  (MUi STEM DIE IIS  I Second to None, ladies' and Gents' Clothing Cleaned, Dyed and Repaired. Suits  Renovated From  ... $1 to $1.50  \  CORDOVA  STKKKT  EAST  ��|)icer Shingle Mill  Co., Ltd.  For Summer Fuel and Kindling Wood.  Suitable I*nrCooklii(! Stove, Air right Heater  or Gntte.  $1.50 Per Load  Uy flit thi*: Cliutipest, niul in evt'ry way Iho most  Miii.sftictoryfuolin tlie nmrkL-t.  SPICER SHINGLE MILL COMPANY, lilt  Ninth End Gamble Street 'Iridic  TIS'.KPHONU 3<ic,.  The First Labor Paper pub���  ��lished in the interest of . ..  -0-l.ibor-��ind-Avo-aro-the-Firs*r-  0 Store to "serve the public .  ��The Cbea|ie��t Reading.',  �� in Vancouver l=r  You Bring Back Two Old Novels ancft  Take One of our New Ones.  GALLOWAY'S..  139 Hastings audi  "14 Arcade  NEW**  ATS  Wc have Just received tlio largest  anil best stock of Sit.ini; Hats wo  have ever offered in Vancouver.  Tliey are 8tyllj,li and durable.  U. ROBERTSON,  20 COKDOVA STREET.  A. J. PROULX,  Inventor olfhc  Aud New Steam Tliawliif: Drill.-, for Klondike  Mlncro. (Janand Steam-litter, Ciminietnr, etc.  Ofllioand Works,KM Howe street, Vmii-oiivvr.  B. C, next post-olllee.  1  Mil STEAM DIE 'IfSi  I). DAY, Proprietor.  Dyeing, Cleaning, Pressing, Repairing, Etc.  Officii:  020 Pender Street.  Works: V,X  ,1'endcrStreet, VANCOUVER, B. C.

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