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 R. G. BUCHANAN,  " Crockery, China, Glassware, Faucy .  ' Goods, Muted Ware", Lump    -  Goods. Cutlery and  '   Supplies.    '���  406-408 Westminster Ave.  G. E. Macdonald & Co.  Wellington and Comox coal. Anv  quantity irom a inn-lb. to a Mi-ton order.  Ton *(i, JiJ-ton Fl.il. i {.tun J1.7.V  hunkers���1'iHit in' Ah boll street; telephone ���.MO.. Up-toivn Olllce���  a      612 Hastings St. West.  Thorn; am.  VOL:!.  VANC(JUArER, B. C, SATURDAY, JTJLY 21, 1900.  NO. 17.  WEEK'S SUMMARY.  SAT'miUY.JM.Y u.  <:. 1*. It. excursion to ARasal": �� success.  Koiiinaiilaii Jew* comity* to Canada.  fishermen paraded in Vancouver ami, held u  3Dliu-a tueetlllK. :  ��'��|it. Healy ul Ihe w. Nome (,'oes liisane.  <ionernl Nlch ��� l.i Chang defeats rebels ucur  I*cklii.  At Coldstream, V. I., Charlie MeUluro, a 1(1-  M-'iuvold lad, ai'i'idciilally shoots IdSIallier amf  iister.   Both died.  Parisian; with invalided Canadians on hoard  .arrives at Ipiebcc.  Young- Peclieno  rvcelvcslifo sentence' fur  - ..murder o.fyiiuni; K*>1 ��< Aubeil L'lslct, ('no. ,  Japanese consul believes iiimiliiriUlon to II.  C has ceased. ,Y   Y . . Y  JJlclinliis Cnrlovlteh do (Hers, llussliui am-  Iiassailor,' l.oilcil to ilcnlli in I'ckiu, and his  Mile dies from nameless tortures.  . Ex-Premier Sclirolncr of Capo Colony refuses  1o support dciiiaiid for independence of Jtoer  Kcpi-mlcs.  Alctli'odist nii*-Klon lionrd of Toronto lias nil-  1'iiirlrcd Ihe calling in of all their missionaries  from China.  Chief Klik'liu'cr Aimey, of the miller Siain,  ���loses Ids arm oil tile tramway ut I,atl'smith,  Jiear New Westminster.-  I'renrli-Oinailian weaveis of Yiillsyliehl,  <juc, cotton mills, strike . hecause iiianagc-  Juunt icfuscs to discharge mi i'ngltsliman.  Twenty-seven Canadians iiivalideil home arrived at Quebec aud tendered n big reeeptlnn.  Motorman and Klectric Hallway I'uiupniiY of  Tiicoma held responsible by jury forlale tram  ��� Cl'illUllt.  Sl'NDAY, JULY* 13.  Jtaln having fallen crops have greatly ini-  ]iruved in India.  '   The Moulders'union and the iron founders  in Montreal have settled their dispute.  Johannesburg is to be tlio temporary capital  of ilio Transvaal aud Orange lllver colonies.  An earthquake in tlie Caucasus destroyed live  Tillages, killed six people and injured nine.  President Steyu reported as willing lo sup-  a-cmlor:  licv. I)r. Mowat, of Kingston, Out., brother lo  lilr Oliver Muu at, died, aged 7,y  Streetcar at St. Louis blown up by syinpa-  Ihi/crsof llie strikers.  Two Injured.  MONDAY, JULY, IC.  J'jfty-tliousand-dollar tire at l'rcscolt. An/.  l'riueeChiug reported seriously wounded.  ,   Prince Tuau executed :i,uw) ollicials who petitioned him to protect foreigners.  Situation in Africa improved.  Jtocrs will emigrate to tlie U. S.  Wounded comrades shot by members of Ad-  zuiral beyliinur's column to prevent llieir fall-  .iug into ibe hands of tlie Chinese.  At('l.iitIiam,Ont., llllflls Milner .-CMtelicoil to  Jour years for arson.  -Seattle Central I.sbor union aiding -.diking  operator* of the Sunset Telephone and Telegraph eompnny. *  The funeral of Win. Kdwanls, 112 Harris  J-lreel, took place,   bilge attendance.  It Is proposed to send l.lXHI .laiwmcsc farm  hands from this province to Manitoba.  About ai.iXXI attend the C. K. conveiilion at  London.  .Win Hutu* toot Paris green and died at 1,011.  ilon, Out. ' - - ��� ;  1TKSIIAY, JULY 17.  <*auailian Patriotic fund closed.  lien. DciHillieux, of Dreyfus notoriety, is  <leud.  McGoveru di-fealed -Erne in the third round.  Dominion House is likely lo meet ngain lu  ^lOveiubcr.  lMiilllpiuoinsurgents have buried alive American prisoners.  <1apt. llordcn, son of 'Hon. Dr. Itorden, Jellied  iuSoutli Africa.   Aged i'> years. t  jBpan voted .'iM.iwr'Mio yen for o)>eratiou.s in  China. ,  John L:llackctl covets.llotairt X. Johnston's  -Jilo (lejiosil lor a llnee-miie boat race.  Dominion elections bill withdrawn. - ���  Chief Stewart objects to raiding Chinese  .gambling dens without a warrant.  l'uiieral of Inraut daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  t.eo.'J'orsyth.ilH'*' Seymour street, took place.  John MeCowley. <:. I'. It. employee at Har-  ' rlsou lllver, badly injured, brought to city hospital.  WJIDNKSPAY, JULY 18.  J'rineo Tuau has all in my of '.t.'ill,(Kui.  William Chester'sbiMl>  found at Point Grey.  <*hincsc reported to ha\e invaded Siberia.  Kid McCoy and c.\-('liampioii Jim CorMt  matched (o box at New York nn Aug. 2f>ih.  Prof. GoblwiuSmlth has come out as a deciil  L*d pro-(;liliiese.  Wilfred liecow run down by n scorcher and  laidly lojiinal.  Samuel Goderli'Ii, an old pensioner of  Thamesvlllc, Out., without provocation shot  In obeys.  The House has adopted Mr. Mulock's fair  m ages on public woffcs resolution.  l'ierce lighting at Pretoria.  Aiilay Morrison, M. P., aud Miss Livingston  anariie'd.  .Seventy deaths from heat at Xew York.  THURSDAY, JULY 19.  laical I^'gislatttre opened.  Ottawa-Hull    lire  relief fund   applications  -dosed.   iioMTiior-ficneral stmts for this clly.    "'  Kie-sla has handed the Chinese enioy his  ptii.i.|'Or|s.  I.ielll.-Gov. Joly holds bis ltrsl otlil'iid dinner.  ^!a��nnic Grand Ixalgeof Canada in session nl  London, Cm.  Ru'-sla has ;UI,i,(UKi troops en the way lo Man-  i-liura.  The I'remicr and Provincial Hccrolarynf Sew  llrunswii'k in Ihe clly.   |  M..I. Snlin-on.citlle buyer, N'orlli Moiiaglian,  U111., killed by Ihduuliig.  Mciiioriid lui-l lo the late Sir John Thoiiip-on  iinvclleil in the county court, al llidlfnv, N. S.  Win. I'owlcy, '!. T. It. Ilremeii, aividimlnlly  clei'troculi'il al Niagara falls.  PROVINCIAL PARLIAMENT  OPENED.  Following was the opening Speech  from the Throne, Ly Lleut.-Governor  Sir Henri Joly de ."Lotblniere, at Victoria, on JulyJUHh:  "Mr. Speaker und gentlemen ot the  Le-rlslatlve Assembly:  It aifords me pleasure lu meet you nt  the opening of the First Session of  the Ninth Parliament of British Col-  tiir.'bla, thl.-i being the curliest occasion  since my uecesslon to office.   ���'.���'...  I riacrct that the Empire is still Involved In the War with South Africa,  new happily nearing a successful termination; and also that the foreign relations have been still further seriously complicated by tlie recent outbreak  In China. It has been a circumstance  of the deepest significance that the Colonies hnve -riven such loyul support to  the Mother Country ln the hour of trial.  Particularly Is it a matter of pride to  .Her Majesty's subjects in this Dominion  that the response to the cull for aid  has been general and voluntary  throughout all the provinces, and conspicuously so iri British Columbia; and  that the several Canadian .contingents  Have earned the warmest praise of military authorities for valor and efcctlve  work in action.  I am pleased to know that the industries of the Province are ln a fairly  prosperous* condition, notwithstanding  a temporary wave of depression. Metalliferous mining, which was more particularly affected, Is resuming a more  1101 niul condition of activity, and 1 anticipate a largely increased output for  the 'present year. Coal mining ln East  Kootenay and on Vancouver Island is  on u prosperous basis, the output in  the past year exceeding that of any-  other year. Agriculture, including  fruit-growing, dairying, stock-raising,  and other branches, Is making steady  progress, with prospects of an ultimate  ureal development. The fisheries last  year were successfully prosecuted, but  It is too early ln the season to Indicate  the results of the present year's operations.  I'observe that since the correspondence between the Government of British Columbia and the Federal and Im-  lierial Governments, relative to Asia-  tie 'Immit-ration, has been published, a  large Inllux of Japanese has taken place  and it Is the intention of my Government to make strong representations  to the authorities at Ottawa and in  Great Britain, with a view to protecting the interests of the laboi ing classes  against the consequences of what  threatens to be an alarming increase of  the Japanese population.  Tho extensive requirements of the  Province in respect to works of development, involve the carrying out.of a  vigorous policy of road-bulldlng, and  my Government will provide for a Bur-  vey and report on the various sections  reuuiring attention.  I am impressed with the opportunities  which exist for the profitable carrying  nn ot ithe 'manufacture of pulp In British Columbia, and I note with pleasure, that preparations are being made  and sites arranged for tlie extensive  prosecution of this Important industry.  My Government will ask for an appropriation for defraying the expenses  ot .a commission to ,'enqulre into the  working of the mining acts, with a  view to introducing legislation for the  purj.cse of amending them at the next  session; and into the various conditions  affecting the question ot water rights.  It Is the intention o�� my Government  to imnoso a tonnage tax on the output  of coal and coke in this Province, and  other measures will be considered for  the purpose of Increasing the revenue.  It Is the- intention uf my Government  to provide In tho Estimates for a sum  to place the olllce of the Agent-General  on a more satisfactory basis.  Owing to tlie fact that the present Is  an extra session for the purpose mainly  of voting supplies, and that the regular  session will be held at an early date,  the measures to be submitted for your  consideration, though of an Important  nature, will be few in number.  The Estimates of receipts and expenditure, which have been prepared with  a ilus regard to economy, and the requirements of the Province, will be submitted at an early date.  A vote for the expenditure necessary  to curry on the business of tho Government until the Estimates are passed  will be Immediately asked^  Indians, unanimously deciding to hold  out for 25 cents per ,flsh for the season. The Araneouvcr Union therefore  took the same action.  The same delegates were then Instructed lo wait upon t'he canners on  Friday at 11 a. in. and deliver the reports received from the respective unions and the decision of the united fishermen. Further steps were taken for  organisation and to meet the exigencies  of a possible protracted struggle. A  mass meeting of fishermen was held  In Westminster on Thursday aiid was  addressed by Mr. Francis Williams and  Captain Anderson of this City, a large  number of local Hshermeht taking part.  , This morning iMr. W. MacClaln Iaaves  for Steveston with a boat-load of provisions for the men on strike there. The  consignment Includes 500 loaves of  brfead, a barrel of Hour, rice, potatoes  and Ash.  On Friday the Indian Band, accompanied by the local Committee and a  number of fishermen left for Nanalmo and laid the full facts before  the miners, who promised their financial support. The fishermen were well  received at the Diamond City.  One fact commented on very favorably was the manly stand taken by the  Japanese, who are pulling with the  whites to a man. The "little brown  men" are penniless and without sufficient food, but refuse to fish for less  than the white man, although great  pressure Is being brought to bear on  him to do so. It is a common occur-  ance to see the white fishermen shanking hands with the Jap.  An incident of the meeting last night  was tlie taking up of a collection  amongst the men in aid of the wife of  one of the absentee fishermen who is  stranded in Vancouver- with several,  children and no means of supporting  them.  readily observed that the big llsh will  surely swaillow the minnow, the name  applies  to nil other  mercUntile  businesses.    Thus from by-gone experience  It was'to be expected that the I'sher-  men  would  show some  disposition  to  take a firm stund in not budging from  the 25-eent rate, Which they assert, on  the average,  will little more thiin pay  tictunl living expenses.     The action of  the canners  by  arbitrarily    declaring  ���that the price of fish shall he IS ceiils  doi-s not show the least spirit of Justice.  It smirks so much of custom, us to at  once  declare  before   the  public  mind  their   dictatorial    methods    of   doing  tiling? in the past.    Has Is ever occurred once to the canners that in affixing a   price  oh  fish  some other  than  their   own   interests   should   have-the'  scant  courtesy  of  even  consultation?  The past unreasonableness of the employers���for such  Is  the ease���we arc  j;!cai,ed  to note does not still form a  barrier to the fishermen to an equitable  Settlement.    Therefore it behooves the  canners to show a willingness at conciliation,  and  In  this  regard  no little  amount of praise is due the labor com-  Bibsioner, Mr. Bremner, who has worked hard In  this direction.    There can  be little doubt that if the public note  a lack of toleration in these busy and  advanced times on one side or the other,  that side immediately becomes the target of Its displeasure.     Another fact  Mint should be remembered is that if  conciliation  is abortive���there is as a  last resort arbitration.    The fishermen  claim that the average catch .for a boat  is 1.000 for the season.    The total pack  last year wns a trille over 510,000 cases,  it i�� claimed thai by the mesh of the  lawful  net used   the fisli caught will  average about 10 Co the case.    There  ,aie in the neighborhood of 1,000 licences  Issued.       'Th'ls   it  would  seem, would  leave a ivc-ry scant amount left to the  bona fide fisherman.   . _.*._  A meeting of the Fishermen's Union  was held last night to take, into consideration the offer of 'the Canners' As-  toeiation. Captain .McCarthy, delegate,  reported that he had attended the Joint  meeting and that the canners had offered 18 cents for the season. The Japanese were prepared to llsh for 20 tents,  also the New Westminster fishermen;  Steveston was In favor of 25 cents, and  the North Arm men stood with them.  A vote was then taken on the motion,  "Resolved that we do not accept less  than 25 cents a fish," and was declared  carried.  The men claim that .they could not  do more than make a bare living even  if 25 cents per llsh nvere paid, and give  t'he following figures lo substantiate  their argument:  Estimated average catch per boat for  the remainder,of the.season���1,000'llsh'  equal, at 25 cents' each, $230.'  Price of net'  $100  Wages of .boat puller'    S3  Hire of boat   '. .-    20  Food for two months      30  Fishing licence   1    10  and lengthy statement of the flnnnres  of the Council ending. June 30th, which  showed that while the Institution us  far as current accounts are concerned,  Is In 11 prosperous condition, yet the  management has to face the need ot  about $700 or $80), made up of a deficit  of $300 on the last payment, due the  Trustee Board of the Methodist Church,  which was borrowed oft two members  of the Executive Committee, and $500  due on a note of four months. The  members are requested (especially those  who huve done nothing yet) to take up  stock to meet these liabilities at once.-  The Organising Committee reported  that the car repairers and the waiters  had formed unions.  THE   ELECTION   OF  OFFICERS  then resulted as follows:  Pre.sident���Josenh  Dixon,  Vice President���J. Morton.  Financial Secretar:-���F. Williams. '  Recording Secretary���J. C. Marshall.  Treasurer���J. Pearey.  Statistician���XV. Davis.  Sergcant-nt-Arm?���J.  Dodd. ,  Trustees���Messrs. Watson, Crow and  feaacs.  Executive Committee ��� Messrs.  Knight and Watkins.  ,  The Council then adjourned.  MAXWELL INTERVIEWED.  The   Member for Burrard on Labor  Legislation.  TRADES MD LABOR COM  I now leave you to your deliberations,  which 1 pray inuy-be harmonious and  attended with the blessing of Providence, nnd that tlie results of your labors may redound to your credit and  to the prosperity of the Province."   ���  Hon. Mr. Booth was chosen Speaker.  ritm.vv, .in.Y ai.  Judge Tashcrca.i i<* aclinic as liuvernoi (leu*  (Till.  Ulisslail tirai]i- aie liui'lliic. with lienvv  losses.  Chinese report at lea-1 :*"',I**J Chinese  troops In and around IVM11. *  Mr. Mulock Is acllug administrator o( llie  .department of labor. r.  At Toronto dims. Mctitiiiin, iiioiil.Ier, ��ho  ���vasHOteirlbly burned by falling into 11 tal ol  JsillluK clay water, Is dead.  A milk trust Is Mug formed nt Ottawa.  .    Itemaliis of the Andre expedition n-|iortcd  foil ml.  Hir Charles Dllke thinks llmtiliu situalien iu  China is very grave ami that theie N 11 re-  >poi|iible f-overnmeut there. ���  Clilneh'e, before Ilciilng from Tleiitaln. killed  nil their -inincn to prevent their falling into  Ihe lunula of foreigners, ,       {���  The Capo Parliament opened, Oov. Milner  3iroplit'sIeil an early eloso of tho war, ���  Tho ((liinin arrives at Osborne,  FISHERMEN'S MEETING.  The Fisehermou's union met in  Union hull on Wednesday evening to hear the report of the delegates  appointed lo meet the Canners' Committee. Upon receiving, the report it  was decided lo adjourn till 10 p. m., to  eiiaide the Japanese Union and white  fishermen at Steveston to be communicated with.  The delegation that waited upon the  canners was representative of the  whole Industry, belnir as follows: M.  Okl, Japanese Union; A. Kolosoff,  North Arm fishermen; N. B. Grant,  Westminster fishermen; "W. Lumbly,  Steveston fishermen; J. Leaf. Mud Bay  and J. McCarthy and W. Harris, Vancouver fishermen.   ��� ���  At 10 p. m.,. the meeting again assembled, a very large number of fisher  Total : $243  It was also stated at the meeting that  a fislicrmen's patrol boat olt Steveston  had secured and taken into Steveston  a net 200 fathoms long, which was a  breach of the Fisheries regulations; the  patrol was, however, unable to obtain  the mime of the man using the net.  A Steveston fisherman also stated  that he had attended a previous joint  meeting of the canners and 'men on behalf of his Union, and that afterwards  some one had circulated a letter in  Steveston saying that lie hold informed  the meeting that the men he represented were willing to work for 20 cents.  The assertion'was untrue- and the canners were credited with having caused  its circulation.  The union men also contend that although many boats are fishing and  the canners claim thai they are taking  fish to the canneries, there is not a  boat or a net out for such a purpose.  All the the boats out, the men state,  are simply caching fish for the consumption of the men on strike and for  no other purpose. There is a movement on foot also to allow certain of  the men to sell fish to private customers and to stores for home consumption provided no canneries obtain supplies thereby.  THE  FISHERMEN'S   GRIEVAiNCES.  The question of the right or wrong of  the flshermen's-canners' dispute would,  "perhaps^irpeiir-tTTbb one that cannot  be solved by 'the laymen, especially is  this demonstrated by the tact that the  eaniiuymen refused to discuss matters  with no other representatives than bona  lide fishermen. For years past the  fWherinor: have had legitimate grievances. The canners claim that they,  too, have had cause ot complaint. We  li'iivc- It to our renders to judge whose  were the real grievances. The c.in-  iior�� know not .what it Is to go hungry,  but It Is not the case with the fishermen. Is it any wonder then that the  fishermen are forced to take the bit In  their mouth when once, aroused. In  other words, with the fishermen It Is n  case between the devll^ and deep sea.  If they accept the canners meagre  lernis of less than halt a loaf they make  next to nothing. On the other hand, if  ihey do not accept, the outcome Is practically the same. And II would nppenr  from the very arbitrary and autocratic  icction. of the carrners-.that they will  temporarily close down In order to  'squeeze out the smaller und financially  weak canners. By the term used we  mc-iin those canners who have their  coming or anticipated pack already  mortgaged to t'he utmost limit to the  banks for amounts to carry on operations at fabulous rates of Interest. The  legitimate institutions, so-called because  the}- nro not mortgaged  to the  men being present.    Reports were re-"  ceived from the Japanese .Union, white  hilt to carry on the work In putting up I mlttee'  RDl.ai.mnn    s\ f    ISfavaatnn     am!\    ?*/in*    thai ,*.... -,_ r..    it.,_    ���...-���u    _��� ���    ...     I          The Trades and Labor Council met  on Friday night in Union Hall. President Joseph Dixon presided, and there  was a good attendance of delegates.  Secretary, J. C. Marshall was in his  place.  The minutes of the previous meeting  were read and confirmed.  Delegates' presented credentials and  took their seats as follows:  ; Painters' Union���H. MeSorley. '"  * Cigarmakers' Union���C." C. 'CopelajuJ,  J. Crow, D. Morrisay. ��� yY.  Moulders' Union���R. Marsland, Hugh  Orr.    '  - Street Railway Men's Union���John  Peaiey, A. "OV" Perry". ~H. O. Thomas,  James Barton, G. F. Lsnfesty.  Stonecutters' Union���Alexander Duff,  W. Inkster.'  Plasterers' Union���George Leach.  COMMUNICATIONS.  G. W. Perkin3, Chicago, wrote saying  tha't the Building Trades Council and  Unions are just as loyal and determined  as ever to hold out until victory is  achieved in the builders' lock-out. The  Building Trades Council has no means.  Filed.  iD: Stamper, of Moosejaiw, wrote saying that lie was pleased to learn, according to reports in "The Independent," that organisation affairs were  very active. He asked for information  regarding organisation affairs pertaining to the Brotherhood of Railroad  Bridge-men. and congratulated the  workingmen on organising an Inde  pendent Labor Party. Referred Lo Organisation Committee.  REPORTS.  The Parliamentary Committee reported progress.  ���Mr. Macpherson reported for the deputation which waited on the School  Board, regarding the day labor on the  proposed school additions. The discussion on the question at the meeting,  from outward appearance, seemed to be  favorable to the propostion. He did  not think, however, that the impression was very deep. Mr. Macpherson  hoped that the discussion (would turn  out favorable, and the principle be adopted,  as advocated.  Mr. Todd, discussing Mr. "Macpher-  son's report, said that he had got the  impression, that the press of this City  was not as favorable to labor since the  election as it was before.  jMx._Pearey_reppr.ted _fo r_th e _ La bor_  Day Committee. He said that there  was a small attendance at the meeting on Wednesday night. A full attend? nee was requested at the next  meeting on Wednesday night. Each  union was entitled to one extra dele'  gateo*n the Committee. The hall, however, had been started rolling, and the  outlook for a successful celebration was  bright. '   '  iMr. Wilby, for the auditors, reported  that tlie Secretary's books were correct The Treasurer's book had not  yet been audited.  It wns stated that the Canadian Pacific Railway wjis allegedly taking from  Its employees, against their Wishes, $l  ouch, for a doctor. Five or six unions  had met and unnnlmbusly declared that  tney: were opposed to paying this assessment. It was pointed out that the  officials and employees of the Canadian  Pacific Railway had themselves to  blame, as thereWere Provincial statutes .providing against this sort of assessment, it was also stated that in  this It wan the old story of the weak  ugalns't the strong; no particular Individual wauled to take the matter up  aiid be responsible, since lt would mean  that that Individual would lose his job.  Also, Mr. Bremner, whom It was proposed to appoint to Investigate the matter, was not In this Province as a prosecuting attorney. The whole mn'tter  was referred to the Parliamentary Com-  The Independent paiv Mr. Maxwell,  M. P., who has just returned from Ol-  toiwa, and had a very lengthy talk witli  him over matters pertaining to lihor  legislation, and as is characteristic of  the genial member lie -was most ready  with his Information. Owing to our  limited space, we are compelled to publish only part of his interview, which  will take three of four Issues to complete:  "You ask me about the session of  Parliament. Well, it has, though unduly prolonged, been one ot the most  Important sessions ever held. What  could 'be proved in various -ways; bin,  to me, the legislation carried out in  the interests of the working classes  ���ma-ke lt perhaps tlie most important  ever held ln Canada.  "TO GIVE EFFECT THERETO.'*  "During the session, Hon. Mr. Mulock, the most progressive Postmaster-  General Canada has ever had, introduced the following resolution:-  "Adjourned debate on  the proposed  motion of Mr. Mulock:  'That it be resolved, that all Government contracts  should contain such conditions as will  prevent abuses, which may arise from  sub-letting of such contracts, and that  every eftort should ibe made to secure  tne   payment   of  such   wages  as  are  generally accepted as current ln each  trade  for competent workmen  in the  district where the work Is carried out,  and that this House cordially concurs  In such policy, and deeni3 it the duty  of the Government to take immediate  steps to give ettect thereto.    It is hereby declared that the work to which the  lorego.'ng  policy shall  apply Includes  not enly .work undertaken by the Government  ilself,  but also  works aided  by grant  ot  Dominion   putolic  funds.'  The motion of Mr. Clarke in amendment  thereto, and tne motion of "Mr. Campbell in amendment to said amendment.  "Those who know how working men  have been  humbugged  and  robbed in  the pu��st. hailed the introduction of the  resolution as giving evidence of a new  departure, which meant a belter condition   of   things  for   those   who  had  been victimised in  the past.     Strange  to say, however, many leaders on the  Conservative side damned it wilh feint  praise:   they could  see no good in it.  Some said it was meant to throw dust  in the eyes of the working men, and no  on.     Mr. Mulock took the bull by the  horns, and appointed a very good friend  ot my own and one  who is well and  favoiably  known  throughout  Canada,  as un a'ble and honorable labor leader.  I refer  to  Mr.  O'Donoghue.     In  this  way they carried out that part of the  resolution which  reads,  'and deems II  the duty of the Government 10 take immediate steps to give effect thereto.'    I  understand this will apply not only to  such- woiks"as"oufn:1fill^'ie"dYb-ul���to~  $200 or to two years' Imprisonment, or.  If a corporation, Is liable lo a penalty  not exceeding $10,000 and nol less thin  $1,000, who coiiMilres, combines, ngi-.iM  or :irrun:;eM with any :ier on. or with  any railway, stean-slilp, steauvbj.it or  transportation company, (a.) to unduly limit the facilities for transport-  tlele or commodity which may he u sub-  plying, storing or dealing In any article or commodity which may a mali-  Ject of trade or commerce; or (b) to  restrain or Injure trade or commerce:  In relation to any such urtlcle or commodity: or (c) to unduly prevent, limit, or lessen the manufacture or production of any such article or cJ'iimo-  dll.v. or to unreasonably enhance the  ���price thereof; ^r (d.) to unduly prevent or lessen competition in the production, manufacture, purchase, barter, sale, transportation or supply of  any such article or commodity, or in  the price of insurance upon person or  property.'  "At tlie suggestion of my friend  Mr. Puttee, the popular labor representative, this was amended so as not  to Include or to apply to trade unions.  It was sent to the Senate���that learned body. Imagine our horror when  the Senate changed' the bill so as to  make It apply to trade unions, that  is to say, ACCORDING TO THE SENATE, TRADE UNIONS ARE ILLEGAL INSTITUTIONS, and. in caie of  strikes, would be liable to a penalty  of $4,000 if they make a stand for their  rights. The bill came back to the  Commons. We asked the leader ot the  Government what he Intended to do  with the amendment of .the Senate.  'Do,' ouid he, 'what else can we do.  but stand toy the trade unions of oui-  country. The action of the Senate Is  Vnonstrous.' True to his word, he  wiped out the amendment of the Senate. It went back again, and again  the Senate has shown its teeth by  making the section apply to trade  unions.  SENATE KILLS  UNION  LABEL  BTLL.  "What can we do? We talk about  the representatives of the people, but  these representatives are nobodies in  the dim eyes of the members of the  Senate. We are hampered every way  by them. We can neither initiate nor  carry through legislation, simply because we know these misty, musty old  gentlemen, who have long ago outlived their usefulness, will throw it  out. Twice during this parliament the  Senate has thrown out a bill which,  not only the laibor men of this country  urgently demanded, but which.passed  through the House of Commons almost  unanimously. I refer to the-union label iblll. In other words they "defy In  their rookery both the voice and tlK\  will of the people. So far as I am personally concerned, there is a day ot  reckoning.' If the Laurier Government  is sustained1 at the'next'election, as  nearly every one concedes that it will,  then this out-of-date Institution has '  to be, and will be, dealt with. As it  exists to-day, it is simply a disgrace  to the country, for most of the men  in it belong in thought and sympathies to a century gone past for ever.  A change is urgent, and if Providence  won't come to our aid���well, then, we  must  do  it ourselves.  ��� (To be continued.)  A NEW COPPER M'INE.  all concerns, railways included, receiving grant.-' of money from the people  through the Dominion Government. Mr.  O'Donoghue is busy at his .work, going here and there, and seeing everywhere that the workmen are being protected, and that they ure receiving  such wages as aro generally accepted  as current in each trade for competent  workmen In the district where the work  is carried out. So far'so good, but Mr.  Mulock, through the-'Government,'has  gone a stop further.' We all know how  resident working men. and, in fact, how  Canadians have been displaced by foreigners of one kind and another, on  works largely being carried on by the  We had the pleasure this week of  an interesting visit from Prof. Hughes,  of the Fairhaven public schools, and  Dr. Jos. Hilton, also of the same city.  These two well-known and respected  gentlemen went up the other day to  the Gribble capper mine, Cribble island. Wright Sound. It is 3f>0 miles  north of this city in the Cassiar district. Dr. Hilton, an old miner, said  of the .place, that tho surface showings  beat anything he had ever .seen nn tne  coast or in California. Of oouise the  find must be developed before its actual worth is known. It wus discovered  a year ago last May. The samples of  quartz exhibited by them were selected for their own Information and assayed about fra per cent, copper, and  on the strength of thia excellent showing the Gribble Island Copper company was organized last .March, and  enough���shares "were-readily   sold   to  warrant the Immediate development  of the new Bonanza. Seven men arc at  work, and will, drive a ISO-foot tunnel  into the side of the mountain, nt the  very water's edge. The known lead  is about three miles long and averages  about -2S to 40 feet. At the very top  of the mountain elevations fine croji-  Pings may been seen. If a smelter were,  located near Vancouver, they agreed  It would be well patronized by the  new copper mines discovered at Howe  Sound and In tlle north. The professor  had plenty to say about Whnteom and  Fairhaven, which places give promise  of much activity. "Why," he said,  "you  cannot  find  n  vacant house  In.  money ot the people.    That fact Was | Fairhaven."    Both  gentlemen  are  In  notorious, and not only was It notorious.! excellent health and splrlt��.   We hope  hut It was a scandal. The law lias gone  forth now that only Canadians shall be  enwloyed on Government works, and  such" works ns. receive aid from the  Government..  TRADE  UNIONS ILLEGAL.  "A very important bill was considered  with great care, by the House, namely,  'An Act Further la Amend the Criminal Code, lSfl'!?' the most important sections of all, so far ns the working  classes of Canada are concerned,, was  the followlns::  ''Section 3*0. by substituting the following therefor:  '520.   Every one Is guilty of an in  the dreams ot success of the good citizens of Belllnghnm Bay will materialize. One thing Is worthy or mention and that Is that no foreign capital  is Invested in this propcueil mine, and  whatever Is made goes to the masses  ot  Whatcom   and   Fairhaven.  fishermen at Steveston ant* from the I the pack.    In this poirit ot view it is i    Treasurer Williams made a detailed' not exceedhu- $4,000 and not less than' against a  The New Westminster "Columbian"  says: As far as can .he learned from Inquiries made, thetotnl number ot fishing licences issued this year, so fur. In'the  Fraser River district, is ,1,450. of which  mimhpr l.COO nre held by Japanese. Tho  increase over 1S59 Is about M0 while the  number of Japs taking out licences has  incieased by about TOO. Tlie Japs have  apparently displaced Indians, chiefly, and  j,_._. , -,.   ��� ,,,,.. 1 ni'immini.'    "m|,i,,l.i.u   -LllUlil  dlctable oftence and liable to a penalty, now hold nearly half the  third last your.  licences     as THE INDEPENDENT.  SATURDAY..  .JULY 21, 1900  THE INDEPENDENT.  ��� '*  BY  GEO. BARTLEY.  PUBLISHED   WEEKLY   IN   THE   INTEREST   OF   ORGANISED   LABOR  BY  THE INDEPENDENT PRINTING COMPANY.  AT  312   HOMER   STREET,   VANCOUVER,   B.   C.  Sri'SCRIPTlONS   IN   ADVANCE.  A week, ii cents; month, 15 cents; three  months, Si cenis; six months, 1*5 cents;  one year, 5.1.23.  ENDORSED   BY   THE   TRADES   AND  LABOR COUNCIL.  SATURDAY.  .JULY'21,- ll'OO  i ��    MASS   .MEETING.  The Labor Party will hold a mass  meeting Wednesday evening, in,-Union  hall,' for the purpose of completing  organization, electing permanent officers, and transacting any other business. All those who are In sympathy  with the movement are invited to attend.   There should be a big turn-out.  On motion it was resolved that the  vhairman call a public meeting ot all  citizens in sympathy with and willing  to join the labor party on Wednesday,  July 25th next, to complete organiza-,.  lion. The secretary was also instructed to advertise the same.  rrhe   following1   resolution   was,,laid  over until July 25th:  Resolved���That the President, of the  Dominion Trades and Labor Congress,  Mr. Ralph ��� Smith, be asked to call a  convention of delegates throughout the  province representing organized labor  for the purpose of drawing up a platform and organizing a provincial'la-,  :bor party convention, to be held in  Vancouver'on or about Labor Day.  LESSONS OF LABOR DAY.  Everything possible ought to be done  this year to make the Labor Day celebration a. thorough success. There are  reasons why this should be so. Accumulated wealth Is treading so rapidly upon the heels of humble bin honorable toil that a halt must he oalled,  and that at once. We have sufficient  evidence of this in the strike on the  Fruser,. river where, happily, the attempt of the salmon kings to grind  down the White fishermen to a barbarous level, failed lamentably, because  the great heart of the people. ibent in  sympathy with those.who seek a precarious living at comparatively small  wages and who, even then', are not  treated as subjects of the . liritish  Crown, home providers, and 'fathers ot  a household should be; on the contrary,  as the equals of those who are here today and away tomorrow, who have no  stake in the country," who do not even  know our language, and who are ihe  special pets of the' men who ainiisH  vast Wealth out of their slave-like toll.  And even these, like the veriest rodent,  will turn, as witnesri the events ot* llie  patit few-weeks. Cheered doubtless by  the firm front which the "strikers"  ���displayed in the endeavor to make -lu'b-  or honorable many ol the aliens followed in the path thus laid down for  ���them and, for once in their lives perhaps, found themselves upon a higher  plane than they had ever reached before. Attempts at Intimidation there  were none, reason alone was appealed  to, and It cannot be said thai those  struggling for their God-givm liberties  and who have their dear ones to maintain In any way violated the law or  did injustice to the Hag that protect."  jthem. U_isjl.uile^isj^for_lhi^cmi!;  forlalblc mercantile or professional  .man, surrounded by nil the adjuncts  of cane and pleasure, to criticize his  fellow man whose lot has not been east  in such pleasant places, and such a  ���supine way.of looking at liuhor dilllciil-  tlc�� has ibeen going on fur years pn��i.  What care* Ihe mail 'brought up tn  the* lap of luxury'.' what' ihlnkx lie,  .biassed ..with more than his xliiiiv'of  this world's goods, of the poor toller  on the Men who In eking out a iniser-  nble exlrtlence, fur tlie very bum- nf hl-  bone and llie flesh of his lltsh"' Tlie  .Iilillantroplil.slK are few and far lie-  Iween, und If there arc nny. resident  in this neetlon of the cminlry ninoiig  llie monopolists, or winilil-.be inonop-  ollsts, they 'have not shown their colors during the days arid nights win n  perhaps hungry nioutlm had to he led  and bitter tears klused away. It re-  in-ilned for those In the humbler walks  of life, who prate not of their .charity.  matter in such a way as to create  friction between the classes and masses  but have Jealously refrained from doing so. because the matter Is of too  grave concern to be treated lightly and,  as some perhaps would have It, violently. The lalborer Is worthy of his  hire--that is as true a saying as the  Hook contains, and I.s as old as the  everlasting hills. It Is not, we believe,  d"nied that If wise counsels hnd' prevailed on the part of the canners,  there would' have been Utile or no dlf-  tieully; but when it came down to a  giab-ull proposition It wns apparent  thin to allow the precedent lo he established were suicidal ln the extreme  and for the present season at least,  as we have said, with llrcsldes empty  uf ihe very necessaries of. life, one  might look forward, In the event of a  possible dul IFall and consequent hard  Winter, to'iiUKm suffering and positive  destitution. We do not think these  sentiments will he considered by right-  thinking, fair-minded men as other than  sober and reasonable and we are con-  lident that they will ibe reflected in the  minds and hearts of all who love their  "kind." as Wordsworth termed those  who belong to us nnd for whose hii'P-  pinoss wo ought to strive, and who in  the greed for gold have not lost that  high sentiment which sweetens life by  adding to the enjoyment of others.  We see nothing In the "strike" to  blame the fishermen about and we believe they have been wisely counseled.  If they were to penult constant intrusions upon their Inherent rights without protest they would soon degrade  themselves to the level of the serfs  who In ancient days were the bondsmen of their lords and masters. It is  unfortunate the affair has occurred,  unfortunate in many respects, but it  may prove a .blessing In disguise,  leaching a- lesson that will be treasured up for remembrance in future years.  We congratulate the "strikers" on the  manly, law-abiding spirit they have  evinced all,through, and If the .procession of Saturday night last in this city  and ihe Incidents attending it can be  taken as a criterion���and they deserve  to be���they have the sympathy and respect, not only of their co-laborers in  this city, but as well of all those everywhere who believe that honest labor  deserves Its just reward and that in  submitting to high-handed methods  the workingman fails to maintain that  splendid heritage which, through cloud  and lire, has been handed down to him  by patriots, many of whose names are  emblazoned on Ihe pages of history,  While those ,of others, the long role  of deathless martyrs live in the hearts  uf those who love freedom and. hate  tyranny.  The foregoing is but a lesson. In our  every-dny life, which teaches tlmr'labor must be united, and. Labor Day Is  the occasion to demonstrate that  unity. The Labor Day!', celebration is as important as that of the  First of July, Canada'** national day.  The Lafoor day is an anniversary in  which all organized' and' unorganized  lailior should take an interest. A cynic  says? that there is no more reason for  having a Labor Day than for estab-  lishing.a Capital Day. We have no  objection to having a day set apart for  capitalists or even landlords to recuperate themselves to their hearts' con-  lent. ;But as a rule do not these gentry  folk' have their vacations whenever  ihey fee! like it���no matter what the  cost? There was no Lalbor Day in the  olden times, and .the establishment of  this annual iplay season, even though  It lie. tor only one day In 1165, is indicative of progress. But labor has not  yet learned the lesson of its power,  and Lalbor Day will not" have its literal  meaning, until that lesson is learned  and the toilers demand and. get their  just share of the wealth they produce.  and still make a "very large profit"  out ot the businessa. How would a  municipal bakery work?  J. P. Gordon, local agent of the  Paclllc Coast SS. company, says  through the World that the 'longshoremen returned lo work under the exact conditions proposed to them before  the lockout by the then superintendent  "Klng'Trowbridge. The denial to this  statement, however, will be found in  the company's agreement. Agent Gordon seems to have forgotten the example made hy. the company In dispensing wllh Ihe .services of the "e.\-  klng."  W. L. M. King, 1.1. A., has been appointed to tlie position of editor of the  Labor Gazette, provided for In Hon.  Mr. JIulock's Conciliiitlon Act, passed  last week. Citizen and Country says  that "the new editor Is not persona  grata to the industrial classes, as was  pledged by Mr. Mulock in the House  before the ���bill- was passed. He is  known only as a student, as the son of  a man having a big pull at Osgoode  Hall, nnd ,-is a man who jonee earned  a few dollars by writing an essay on  sweat shops for his god-fat'her, Mr.  Mulock." The Independent does not  know the gentleman In question, but  believes he should be given a fair trial  at his new posilion before being criticised.  ���Mr. B. S. Kennedy, .late,.-of the New  Westminster Columbian, arrived on  Wednesday's stage. He will be connected with the Star oflice, and expects to identify himself with Princeton's future history.���Simllkameen  Star.  stained in consequence from. ��� buying  them ln requital of many secret Gallic  ���insults.���News-Advertiser.  This is how the Sandon "Paystreak"  discusses or rather assails the certainly  far-fetched adverse criticism of one  Senator Vidal on Mongol Immigration  restriction: "Hon. Alex. Vidal, a satellite from Sarnla, who holds down a  seat In the Senate Chamber, went on  record the other day us being opposed  to restricting Chinese immigration,  because 'It was neither Christian nor  liritish.' If Senator Vidal and other  venerable Idiots In the Ottawa Senate  were half ns Christian or Hritlsh as  they would have the world believe,  they would probably navy that the  principal objection to Chinese is that  they are not and never will be 'Christian or British.' Senator Vidal Is a  fossilized fool, and he should be shot  over the dump of oblivion into the  high-pressure hell thnt.is prepared for  religious fanatics who choke on a Canadian mosquito but swallow a leprosy-  laden Chinese caravan."  The style ot the above may be open  to criticism, being certainly unclassl-  cal, but an average British Columbian  cannot but sympathize with the writer's Intent under existing circumstances, when the ordinary Westerner's very living is threatened by organized imports of sweated Oriental  labor. For this reason, wc overlook  the rather studied exaggeration of the  Paystreak.  Tor Boys!  TiM'ro   isn't n suit in our  ���tuck of hoys' clothing Unit  isn't well mudo..  ono that is not  There isn't  LABOR  DAY   CELEBRATION.  Tlie Toronto Trades and Labor council and Socialist Leagues have refused  to swallow the honey and molasses  doses'.prepared by the operatives at  the law factory at Ottawa for them,  but has decidedi to put labor candidates ot the Puttee, stamp In the field  at the next Dominion elections. Now  ye central bodies, "Go thou and do  likewise."���Hamilton Post.  The Eagle would like to see capital  come to the rescue of the prospector.  He*-has done all he can do. He has  given the claims his best thought, his  strong muscle and is prepared to reciprocate with capital in every way if-he  can only do so. The properties so far  developed in .the district are success,  fui, a fact which should lead parties  seeking investment into this camp.���  Lardeau Eagle.  "Whenever. a. man is found who is  interested in the oldi party caucuses,  who Is active on their, committees, and  who takes the public .platform in their  Interests, it is good policy on the part  of la'hor organizations to see that such  Individuals receive the cold, shoulder,'  as far as offices,in t'he union are concerned. No man who takes an active  part in this way is intelligent enough  to. fill an olllce in a trade union; indeed, if he is In sympathy with union  principles he will find that the old  party atmosphere is a most nneon-  genial attribute. The' .workingman  who is true to the Grit or Tory party  cannot be true to the trade union at  the same time.���Industrial Banner.  There wns a small attendance at the  commit tec on Wednesday night. John  Pearey was chosen permanent chairman and Francis Williams secretary.  Tlie striking ot sub-committees was  laid over till next meeting. The matter of raising funds was discussed. It  was suggested that each union man  contribute DO cents and- nny one so  inclined to give a prize to the games.  However, this matter too was laid  over. The committee engaged the Fort  Simpson band to .piny and give a war  dance at Brockton Point. The committee will meet again early on the  evening or the "Kith, so as lo adjourn  before the mass meeting of the new  labor party.  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  label pants engineers, painters, bricklayers and laborers' overalls, carpenters' aprons, smocks, etc. Donaldson  & Matthews, men's outfitters, 74 Cordova street.  Telephone 1���2���0 for a fine livery  turn-out. J. J. Sparrow, Palace livery  stables.  Whu.t  about  the  building inspector?  ^Vhen  be  "wiH~tlie~  appointed?  "building    Inspector  Did you get a new  Tlie Independent this  why not?  subscriber' for  week.     If   not,  Every union man should subscribe  lo The independent audi get another  siilw.Tlbor lo take rit also, and , thus  spread the light. '���  A. W. Puttee, M. P., believes Mr.  ^Iiulock's .conciliation' 'bill is ''only  halt a step in the light direction. The  .New Zealand hill should be taken as  the model of;;a bill for Canada. He  says: "We have ibeen told that the  measure is non-contentious. . I think I  may also say that it will be non-effective. I am not'antagonistic to this  bill, tain prepared to accept and to  apply.anything that will in any-way  relieve this great question of Industrial disturbance.' But J do think that  If we are going to make an experiment' we might consider something  really serious, ami try, as far as possible, to avail ourselves'of the experience thai has 'been, dearly purchased  by other eountris."  s  TIE BEST^=>  Skilled Labor  To Dispense  ...rusciurnoNS...  Kvcrythliig sold ut renson utile  prices mul gutirautoo<l.  g EYMOUR,  The Up-to-dute DiUgglsi,  Corner Seymour nml JIiistiiiKs  Stri'i'l-*!. Vancouver.  Right  Uh to date  in cut, style, anil finish. We  are showing a splendid line of  Sailor Suits,  in genuine imported Navy,  Man-of-war Serge, Wash  Suits and Blouse, in great  variety at the  Right Prices.  J 70 Cordova, Cor. Cambie.  A. M. TYSON,  WJIOJ.KMAI.K AND KCTA1L DEALKIt IN  Fish, Game, Fruit,  and  vegetables.  112 Coiidova St.  'Phone 442  Inveaii-  The way to find out where the besB  clothing I.s sold at most rcosonoiblc  ���prices is to get out and Investigate. No>  matlet- what you want In our line our  assortment covers the whole Held, ft  Is not to the discredit of any one ti��  SAVH 20 to 30 cents on the dollim  these times, and that's what you can  do If you pay us a visit and take ad.-,  vantage of our 'prices, lis no trick t��  sell cheap, but It's the value you want  for your money. Investigate our offerings and you'll be glad of It.  Hoys' suits for $1.0*  Hoys' short pants for      .35  Men's suits for.....".  .3.83  .Men's new fall overcoats., i. ....   5.00  Men's undershirts   ..     .25  Men's top shirts ,   .25  Men's hats, worth $2    1.0��  Men's tweed pants    l.OO  Men's tweed vests 75  Men's odd coats    2.00  Men's white shirts..        'O  Men's fine cambric    and    Oxford  shirts SO  Neckties 10  Braces 10  Handkerchiefs and  linen  collars,  each 10  STRAW AND  CRUSH HATS AT  H-ALF 1*1*1013.  THE   PALACE CLOTHING HOUSE  CO., LTD.  (10 Cordova St.  Cigar and Tobacco Store  46 CORDOVA STREET.  Wo make a specialty of Union-made Cigars and  Tobaccos, consequently we always give good satisfaction.    Your patronage solicited. ���'���  At the Baptist convention ..last .week  In Winnipeg the ".Man" question was  discussed. Kiev. 'P. P. Tapscott. Rat  Portage, said that of 7,000,000 young  mon_ln_ I he IJnited States, only irijier  II. A. i.'nlvln, ex-.M. P.. Independent,  has been nominated In Krunt-'nnv  against 13. I), 'lingers, M. P., Independent.    Independence  I.s growing.  Tlie appointment of a Ibulldlng- Inspector at this Juncture Is urgently  needed. The speelacle of ihoteh and  rush work In eerliiln I'unrcrs Is glaringly apparent.  The Montreal Witness has been do-  ins some figuring about bread. Il ile-  j i'lares that ihe bakers In that city are  but who are ibounil together "by the j milking a profit of sixty per cent.,  tie that, elastic as cord, Is ns limit as j which It pronounces an "enormous"  steel when the occasion arises, sym- piotlt. There Is an "excellent oppor-  bollzes our common 'brotherhood and tunlly," It says, for some one to start  glorifies human nature. We might tn bakery and be content with a profit  have'been, indeed wen. in some inter-I of twenty per cent. Such a concern  .ested quarters expected' to handle this   would "save  the consumer one-third"  "cenfi nre reg"iilaFThiireli���atteiT(lants,  and only 5 per cent, are church members, and only 2 1-2 per cent, nre leading Godly lives. Rev. Onus.'A. Raton,  Toronto, snld: "This century Is saturated with commercialism'nnd' materialism. It Is of no use for the preacher to preach Jesus on Sunday and have  his meiii'hers go and pick pockets on  Monday. Tlie biggest thieves to-day  are members of Christian churches.  Those who organize'big deals or big  steals are pious deacon." and church  members. If Ihe preacher were to  speak out ihey would lire hlin quicker  Iliun sent���be would lose his Job."  Somebody suggests a general boycott  In Ihe Unl'ted Kingdom of Hritlsh Columbia cniiiied salmon. Without otherwise coiiiinenling on the suggestion, It  may be sip led as a broad fact, that up  to llie pnwmt every attempt to Induce  a geneial boycott ot any wares In the  United Kingdom has signally failed.  It I.s found Virtually Impossible lo make  a. big population of forty million people act wllh one mind on anything und  if an article lie good, Drltons as a rule,  will buy il, if they can afford so to do,  even should they greatly dislike or  wholly dispise the producer. Thus the  average Kngilsh man and woman has  certainly no love for the French Just  now, but although many efforts have  been made to bring about a boycott ot  French wines and silks In the United  Klrgdom, comparatively few have ob-  For 30 Days Only  ���We will sell  AT COST  Our large assortment  WALL PAPER  Ingrains, were 15 and 17, now 10  cents: embossed gilts, 40, now 2"i cents;  beautiful gilts. 20 and in, now 12 and.  10 cents; dining room papers, 13 and  10, now 8 and 7 cents; bedroom papers.  8, now li ���cents. A"I other papers In  proportion. '  Now is the chance to secure .your  wall papers in these prices. It will  pay you to visit our store,  A BIG- IMCiDirc.TIOM* IN STATIONERY���Knveloiis, two "packages 5 cents;  lead pencils in cents per dozen.  Everything on sale at reduced prices  for 30 days only.  PAYNE STATIONERY CO  I'ritili'r**-, UiRikM'IlerH uni] Stmioners,  MG HiiKtinK'-Stn.vl Kii*t      ���      -      'I'hniic $2*  Union Men;,  Remember^  Thait you get the vory best CIGARS  In the market, besides encouraging;  Union l^abor, home Industry, when  you smoke KURTZ'S OWN, KURTZ'S  PrONBBRS, or SPANISH BLOSSOMS  Cigalas. Ask for them and see that)  you'get them made in  KURTZ ��> CO.'$  PIONBHR CIGAR FACTORY.  4SS Cordova Street, Vancouver, B. C.  Tel. S63.        Union Uabor Only.  Ice llrcimi, li. II. Chocolates, Cukes mid  "CONKlCCTIONKI-tY  MONTREAL BAKERY  Wo Weslmim  tor Avenue.  THE  o  o  . MAkl> A M'HCIAI.TY OK . .  Devi's special Liqueur, also  ttrs Black lobei l  -I.AHIIi: STOCK OK���  imi'iu;ti:ii and do.mkstic  . Cigars.  Quann Hitos.,    -   -     Props.  COIINKU COIlOOVA  AN1> CAHltJlf.l..  Clubb & Stewart  Is the t'lticc to THin-lutM) your fine furn-  ibhhigKand clothing.   Thu lutuM  My It::- in  HATS  Arc now on exhibition at our --tore,  160 Cordova St.  TEL. 702.  Electric Light  Is iiiiu' within the reach ol everybody.  1'rii-e.s have lately been reduced, ttud the  II. C. Kleetrle itiillwiiy Compiiny huve  _ilieirIliiesiillovur the clly. Donotdu^  luy, but IiiHtall"iiiiil use thk Only LTuiit,  M'liieh Is absolutely.  Safe, Clean and  to-date.  If I'arefiilly looked niter It I" chenpor  Hutu colli oil, nnd, oh! wlml nillHi'reiH'i'  In Hie evening.   Apply (or rntus ul thu  Company's Office,  Cor. Carrall and Hastings Sts.  Vancouver's Most  Fashionable Tailor  ���  A. riURHAY,  442~"^>   Westminster Ave.  1  For the Hot Wkathkk.  N'KAH A  Cre|je Sbirt  A Nil  York Belt.  E. CHAPMAN  (SUCCKSSOH TO l'AHK roNSKORI)  UltOK.)  <!()o Hastings St.  r^���  &  riiOfnpsen  a i ukc  Marino uud General -*-*  Consulting Mcclianiciil Engineers  MO Couiiova St. \V., Vasccuvkii, B. C. Tbi,.7��7  ' I'litentcuK mid desiL-iiers o( thu Ilardle-  Tlioiiipsun wider lulic Ijoller, now high  -pi'i'il rerunlni* eiiKiucti, anil k|h.'c1k1  machinery in light bcctions for mines.  1'IIOI'KI.I.KIW I'KSIONBH.    1'NOINKS INIUUATKI) AN'D  AIUUSTKII.  Sole hkviiN III II. C. nnd Jf. W. Territories for  the Uiillcil Kluxlhlu Melnllle Tubliii; Co., Ltd.,'  Loudon, Kni;.  " Upward unci Onwnnl '* s  k.\ci<:i.**ior* ���"���>  -Steam Laundry  1). HOIIKKTSON, Proprietor.  Under I lie new inn'iiiKcincnt every ram I*  tnki'ii wiilic Iscnlriislcil to them.   lOXiJ'en-  ilci'Hlrccl.   'Phone070.  CITY WOOD YARD  KOll ALL KINDS OK  Sfovewood  CO  HA RKIS STKEET .WHARF.   TEL. 005.  R. Kri.EV, - - * Prop. SATURDAY...* ����� ����� -i.JULT 21, 1309  THE INDEPENDENT  I?ys>:  *��aa9!>03aa9saoeo989909'Maa9 oaaoaooaoaoaaoaooaaaooaaaa  1   IPS THE...  COME-AGAIN CUSTOMER  WE WANT  i ���������  The customer .���who lias been promptly,  politely and intelligently served,-ami on  top of that realizes that he has paid the  lowest bottom prices, goes away pleased.  The   pleased   customer   comes   back  again.  These   stores   arc   run   with   ii   full  knowledge of these truths.  Join us.    '.���"���'.'���������..  HUDSON'S RAY STORES  Granville Street  1/ -     ��ccoeo***cj>ccocoot3pcccocccco occsceooeeooocooeoocoecoou  u  u  u  ll  u  u  u  w  ti  ii  u  8  w  b  u  w  u  to  b  U)  b  b  �����'  b  u  u  u  o  (*  b  u  b  ��  b  b  <*���  b  b  b  a  u  o  ,*��IP  In the House of Commons recently  a bill was Introduced by Sir Wilfrid  Laurier respecting- and restricting  Chinese immigration and read the second time; and the House resolved itself into committer to consider the  following resolution:  "That lt Is expedlent'to provide with re-  spiet to the Hill Intituled: 'An Act respecting and restricting Chinese Immigration,'  now before the House;  il) Thnt a tux of *100 shall be Imiiosed  on every person of Chinese origin entering Caniiihi:  :.���<!") That the person in command of, or  lp oluin.-e of, any vessel or vehicle shall  lie personally liable to Her Majesty for  the .payment of the snld tax with respect  to any ��uch Immigration carried by such  vessel  or vehicle."  or even 5250���still better, If we had  had legislation;, on the lines of the  Natal Act���we should not have to-day  such a question as the Chinese question, we should not have had a yellow  blot on the map of Canada, as we have  to-day. If we go back and consider  the initiatory steps that were taken in  this matter, and consider who neglected their opportunity to Introduce  stringent and effective legislation, we  Bhull And that they are the same men  who arc to-day responsible for tlie  state of affairs which exists In regard  to this Oriental Immigration.  INDEPENDENT   LABOR   'PUAT-  FOTVM.  Following  is  the    Labor    Platform  adopted by the "Vancouver Trades and  -Xabor Council:  o  1.   That upon a petition being presented to the Government asking for  the repeal of the exising Law or the  enacting of a new law, the Government  , shall be compelled to take a plebiscite  . and  repeal or enact as the majority  ���voting may decide.    The petition to be  .signed by ra number equal to 10 per  ���cent.,of the vote cast at the previous  ��� election.  2. That eight hours shall constitute  ..a day's work.  '3. That the contract system on all  ���public w6rks be' abolished and a-mln-  jmuni wage based on local conditions  be paid.  4. That no more public land be allen-  -ated by deed or Crown grant to corporations or Individuals, but that it be  .leased in perpetuity subject only to a  .fair rental value.  ���: 5. That al! taxes on Industry and the  products of industry be gradually abolished, and the revenue of the munl-  ��� -cipal. and Provincial ; governments be  derived by a tax on land values.  6. Free compulsory education; free  educational materials, und free maintenance when necessary.  T. Government inspection of all industries.  8. Public, ownership of all fran-  -chises, such as railways, telegraphs,  telephones.and all industries that partake of the nature of a; monopoly.  "3. The Union Label on'all "manufac-  ; (tared goods supplied tlie Government,  where practicable.  10. Abolition of property qualification for all public ofllces, and no money  deposit to be required when the candidate's nomination Is endorsed by 100  ������electors In cities .and 50 electors in  rural districts.    .  12. Liability of!employers for Injury  ���to health, body or life.  13. That a clause be inserted In all  -charters granted by the; Government,  making It necessary that a minimum  ���wage of $2.50 a day be paid.  14. The   total   abolition  of  Chinese  -find Japanese Immigration.  April,  1484,'after reciting that  where  there  had been of late variance and  controversy  moved and  had  between  the Master "Wardens and Fellowship of  the Skinners of the city of 'London on  the one ipart, and the master wardens  and fellowship of the Skinners of the  same city on the other part for the  room or place" in their going afore In  processions within the same city and  for ceasing nnd pacifying thereof the  said masters,' wardens and fellowship  of both the said parties the'loth day  of  April  In   the  first  year,   of    King  Kichard the III, of their free wills had  submitted   themselves   to   stand   and'  obey the rule and judgment of Robert  Blllesden Mayor and  the Aldermen of  the  said' city.    The  said  'Mayor  and  , Aldermen, the day and year, above said  taking  upon  them  the  rue  direction  and charge.of arbitrament of,and"fri  the premises "for" riorishing peas and  love be the Masters "Wardeyns an Fd  love  betwene   tho  Masters  Wardeyns  and  Feolashipps aforesaid,"  adjudged  and   awarded   that   the   Masters   and  Wardens should dine each year together at  their .respective  Hals  the  Taylors with the Skinners on ,,the-;vigll of  Corpus Christ! and the Skinners with  the Taylors on  the Feast of the Nativity  ot St.  John   Baptist and as  to  precedency .each company was to take  that on each alternate year save that  a Mayor  of either  should  give  that  company   precedence   In   his   year of  office.   So the decree has ibeen observed  41" years while "peas and love" have  reigned between ihe two fellowshliis.  DO.M INION  PARI'''AME'NT  PROROGUED.  SUNDAY 13ARBER SHOPS.  Asked If the barber shops still ob>  -.served;'Sunday as. a'holiday, a well-  known tpnsoria! artist replied "Yes, all  .'but two���a ten-cent shop and a 15-cent  Y one. One Is ��� located, in the Flack  block, under the bar of the Commercial hotel, on Cambie street, and run  by Joe Lambert, late of Cordova street.  The oilier is run iby one Smith, and  :is -.: situated', in. the  Sunnysidc , hotel.  -' This latter place, it is reported, several  of  the   firemen   near  there  patronize.  ' The reputable barbers of this city hope  that the promised city charter amendments .will soon pass the Legislature,  \as  then   these  Sunday'shops will be  -closed- by the authorities. It may be  ���mentioned that everyone patronizing  the parlors of Smith and Lambert is  Yknoivn." .  STATIC  OF TRADE.  Canadian crop conditions have been  ���Improved 'by rains,  says   Hradstreet's.  ' Toronto reports thai 'Manitoba, will  have hair a wheat crop, or 1ii,000,000  '���uahcls, and the Northwest Territories  will have 10,000,000 ibushels. Improvement In crops has caused u more  cheerful feeling, and Full ���business I.s  as good'as expected. Hritlsh 'Columbia  ���trade    advices    are  Hint  the  outlook  : for Kootenay trade Is favorable; but  that" ore shipments are light, much  preparatory work being In operation.  Business Is better In the maritime, pro-  ���vlnees. Manic clearings for the 'week  aggregate fllti.'-HMiiO,  a. gain  of 21 per  . cent, over this week a year ago. Hus-  Inoss 1'nllurcs for the week number 22,  i as compared with *!(> last week, 2" In  this week u year ago, 28 In 18'J8, 311 In  1897 and 33 In ISM.  V.  "P13AS AND  LOVE."  The following copy of a curious old  document has been forwarded by a  ���rentleman resident In Toronto, to the  'Toronto Mall, who was a few weeks  ago an honored guest of the famous  Merchant Taylors', company, of Lon-  ilo��. It will no doubt be.read with Interest by many of my readers:       (l  .Merchant Taylors' Company.���By a  decree of the Lord Mayor, Sir Robert  Blllesden andi 'the 'Aldermen f>t the  city of London "bearing date the 10th  Following is Governor-General Lord  Minto's Speech from tlie Throne proroguing Parliament at Ottawa on July  Kith:  honorable gentlemen of the Senate:  Gentlemen of the House of Commons:  Iu relieving you from further attendance, I. desire to thank you for the  'diligent,'attention which you have given  to the labors of an exceptionally protracted session, When Parliament opened in the ;iiionth of February last,  thoughts of":the whole Empire were  centred on the War which was then  raging in South Africa. The marked  successes which have since, attended  the British and in .which our Canadian  volunteer soldiers have taken conspicuous nnd' glorious -part justify the  hope that peace will soon ibe restored  In thai distant land. '���.,  The large number of private bills  with industrial objects considered and  passed Is it good indication, '[ of the  greiit'expnnsion of the business of the  country. . Y ���   .       '   ;:������).  I desire in congratulate /you on the  buoyant state, of the revenue. The  large receipts have enabled, my Government, to: provide liberally for the  public.-'service .und to maintain Canada's strong Ilnaneial position.  A marked feature of the session has  been "the adoption of many Important  measures which must beneficially affect the future of the Dominion. The  improvement!' In the Acit relating to  banks will tend lo protect a system, of  which Canada has reason to feel proud.  The extension of the British preference in our tariff, will tend to reduce  the -burden; of taxation ami "stimulate'  the growth of our, trade"....with the  ���Mother Country.  The -Measure ymi.' have passed regarding the admission of Canadian inscribed stock to [lie list of securities In  |iW.hlch^trustees=ln-Greiit=BritaIn=iiiuy=  Invest, is being, followed by similar  legislation'In the Imperial Parliament,  which will lu due course consummate  this very Important Improvement In  the financial affairs of the Dominion.  There is reason to believe that the  legislation of this session will have important and favorable results. I particularly .congratulate you upon the  passing of the Conciliation Act. whlcli  Il Is coiilldenlly hoped will not only  Improve Hie condition of the Industrial  classes, but will also better promote  the relations which ought to exist between capital and labor.  Gentlemen of the Mouse of Commons:  1 thank yon for the liberal'provision  which you have made for :he public  service.       '. " ..  Honorable Gentlemen of Ihe Senate:  Gentlemen of the House of Commons:  It"affords ine much pleasure to observe that the prosperity of Canada  continues unabated, and 1 pray tha'.  Divine Providence may continue to  look with favor upon this Dominion. Y  When you want to hire a first-class  horse and buggy, 'go to the Palace  livery stubles.  Telephone 125.  Warm weather Is: upon us. Now  Is the time to look out for a first-class  baker, who makes .good and wholesome bread. '. The 'Superior Bakery  Alls the bill; completely.'.* Free delivery  In any part of the city. Tel. 109. Deck-  ert & Teltze, proprietors, corner Duf-  erin and Fifth avenue.  , Mr. Aulay Morrison (New Westminster). I have no hesitation in saying  that I am in the same wagon as the  right hon. leader of the government  (Sir Wilfrid Laurier), and I .prefer it  to the very old, ramshackle .affair In  which the hon. gentleman (Mr. Foster)  finds himself. And not alone is the  vehicle better"5 but the horses that are  drawing this wagon are sound in wind  and limb; they are not epavined, nor  asthmatic, nor wind-blown and' liable  to break down. I would strongly advise the hon. gentleman'to come in  with us. He would find it very smooth  riding.  An hon. member.   We do not want  him. ���    Y'  .Mr. Morrison. No; 1 would like to  have him alongside of us. In our highly-  varnished; well-greased, well-equipped  and staunch vehicle.  Mr. Haggart.   Do you call  it well-  greased? ...  Mr.; Morrison.   Yes, like all wagons  that go well.   The grease has apparently given but with hon. gentlemen  opposite���they have run out.jbf that,  as of everything else.   However, as to  the Bill, which Is about to be brought  in,    I may eay, speaking for myself,  I am not satisfied.'. 1 say that frankly  ���and"no one knows that I am not satr  isfied better than the right hon. gentleman who leads the House.   I may go  further and say that, so far as'I am  concerned, and 6o far as my constituency is concerned, I do not think there  was one vote affected one way or the  other 'by the  telegram  it  was stated  was  sent  before the elections'of .1896.  I do  not  think  that was  the  object  with which it was sent; and If It was  the object, I do not think It had the  effect which the hon. gentleman (Mr.  Foster) insinuates.   I am certain this  fifty,dollars Increase is an'enrnest ot  what we very soon shall have, and I  think when the matter is fully Investigated and looked1 into, the. Prime Minister will feel justified In'*'giving that  measure of protection'In this respect  to the people of British Columbia that  they have been asking for, particularly  ���:������' It  Is  rather  a matter  of comment  for,the last three or four.years.  thatmy lion, friend, the member from.  Victoria (Mr. Prior), should, be'so solicitous   and   perturbed,  at  this  late  stage of, his parliamentary career,  on  this question of Chinese restriction.   I  look in vain for any indication of any  efforts on his ipart bef6re 1896, or on the  part of other gentlemen who represented   British   Columbia,   to ibrlng . a'bout  reform- In  this matter.    I find .that In  1SS5 there was a commission appointed,  which   commission    Investigated    this  question  of Chinese  immigration  Into  British Columbia.   That report, so far  as it was the work of the commissioners���that ' Is,   the  report' exclusive  of  the   evidence���is   directly   against   the  increase of ihe tax on Chinamen; it is  strongly   against    the    restriction    of  Chinese .Immigration. ���' And; that Is one,  of the greatest difficulties'the; Liberal  members from British Columbia have  had to  contend' with  in  this niattei���:  the report: of hon. ^gentlemen"opposite,  which was not ���justified, I believe, by  the   evidence  before  the. commission.  And doubtless the hon. senior member  for .Victoria.was  quite-satisfied   witli  this until ISflG, when he found a government  in   power  against which  lie  desired  to.make political capital..  He  was perfectly satisfied with the report  of that .commission.  Mr. Prior.    To what report does the  hon. gentleman (Mr. Morrison) refer''  Mr. Morrison.    The report    of   the  Chinese commission in  18S5,  the only  report on the subject, so far as I know.  I have yet to hear that the hon. member for Victoria, or any of the ���/letnbers  from British  Columbia ever attacked  that  report  or did  anything to  offset  the  erroneous-  Impression   which   that  report   must   have   made .throughout  eastetn^Canadai-���Nowr-asrl-sayr^ln^  stead of being satisfied with the legislation brought down here, I am not at  all saiisiied.    But as this government  has    done   ���infinitely  more than hon.  gentlemen oposlie, I am surprised that  In any .way they should seek to raise  any Invidious comparison between the  way  thl6  administration  has  handled  the matter and the way they handled  it themselves.' When they had nn opportunity, why did  they not bring in  leglslnllon  of  this  kind' and  give  the  people Vif , this  House  an  opportunity  to express their opinion?   it would be  a step at least toward;the education  of the people of eastern Canada as lo  the iieeowslty for stringent  restriction  of Chinese 'Immigration'.  Mr. .Prior.    Which parly was it that  took the Initial step In this matter?  Mr. .Morrison. That Is exactly what  I-am pointing; out, and It Is where'I  say lion, gentlemen are to. blame. If  they hud taken no step, they might  have been defended. But, to acknowledge that the restriction was neccflsnry  and then, to come down with a paltry  restriction like this tnx of fifty dollars,  which, for eighteen years, wo did not  have the opportunity of Increasing,  was worse than no action. When they  had the opportunity ot effectually stopping the Immigration, and did'not stop  It entirely, they are culpable, and that  le my argument against'them. I say  when the first legislation against the  Chinese coming: Into Canada was enacted,  If the fax had been made $500  CAR  REPAIllKRS ORGANIZE.  The ear repairers of this city have  formed a union and received their  charter. This body of men Is one of  the .worst paid In the service of the  L*. P. R. If the union Is the means of  Improving their condition Its formation'" will not 'be In. vain.  For your profit  SUNDAY 'SHAVING.  A meeting of the Barbers' Union was  held on Wednesday night and. was an  unusually Interesting on. Tne Sunday  closing question was discussed at some  length and It was decided to take some  further action. It was nlso decided to  close up on Labor Day, and the union  will have a float In the parade.  Don't be misled by alluring AD&.- but go to  the old reliable SJioe Store for the Best and Latest styles in Canadian and American Footwear.  We carry:  JOHNSTON & MURPHY'S, Newark, N. J.  A.  M.  PACKARD'S, Brockton, Maes.  RICHARDS & BREMAN, Randolph, Mass. - ,     .  ''J. & T. BELL'S, Montreal.  AMRS,   HOLDEN  & CO., Montreal. .,  J. D. KING'S, Toronto.  JOHN  M'PHERSON'S,  Hamilton.  AND MANY OTHBIt MAKES.  Call and Inspect our goods before purchasing elsewhere.  R. MILLS, !*e^���  CITY'S   LIABILITY���ACCrDENT���  BICYCLE.  The Supreme Court of Appeals of  Virginia held, in the case of Jones vs.  Williamsburg, that the failure to enact or enforce an ordinance prohibiting the riding of 'bicycles: was insufficient to make a municipality liable, for  Injury to a person struck by a bicycle  ridden on  the sidewalk.���Bradstreet's.  9-r>--  The favorite Drink  ���*e>o  BltOTHBRH'OOD OF PAINTERS.  The two great factions of the Brotherhood of Painters of America have  settled their long-existing differences.  A referendum vote Is being taken at  present whether the headquarters will  be located at Lafayette, Ind., or Syracuse, N. Y. The election of the general officers is also being held In the  same manner.  Brown's��f oeir Crown9  SCOTCH WHISKY  ��<��.-  WAITERS' UNION.  We are, glad to announce the hotel  and restaurant employees have formed  a union. A meeting was. held on Monday evening last, when 'It .was decided  to send for an International charter.  The waiters and-waitreses have.taken  a. wise course. .Their wages are not  large and ,} If the; restaurant-keepers  look to their Interest they will see to  It that they get a fair price for their  meals. The union starts with a fair  membership and; embraces", all employees ln\'. the: hotels, .including bartenders, cooks, waiters and .waitresses.  Turner, Reef on ��* Co.  WlioleHUIe Auents  -*<e.9  VANCOUVER, VICTORIA, NELSON, B. C.  WI1STE LABOR ONLY.  CIGAR  Mainland  A MONSTER PARADE. :T  ���.'������There was a monster parade of fishermen last Saturday evening through  the streets, over 1,500 'being In line:  Banners and Hags' bearing appropriate  mottoes were carried by stout and willing hands," and the paraders were  cheered all along the line of march,  demonstrating the fact that the fishermen have the popular sympathy. The  very best of order prevailed throughout, and when the procession drew up  at the Court House, where speeches  were delivered the enthusiasm was unbounded. President Joseph* Dixon of  the Trades and Labor council presided,  and several other speakers took part.   :  PACTORY  British Columbia's Popular Brands, Registered :   British Lion and Mainland.  Wm. Tiefjeo, Pro|>.  123 Water Street, Vancouver, B.C.    Tol. (578.  CALL  A   GOOD   POINTER,    .:  The Vancouver Independent, the  cleanest and 'beat edited labor paper in  the Province, gives a detailed account  of the movement in Vancouver to  form an Independent Labor Party, in  Vancouver and if possible throughout  the Province. A convention recently  held In Vancouver gives ipromise of  rapid and Influential development.  If the Vancouver committee would  take It upon themselves to act as  "headquarters," and from there submit questions to union organizations  throughout the Province by referendum vote, the Eagle believes the  unity of forces would, ibe quickly  brought Into working order. By this  means the people would be educated  up to the system of voting which must  come sooner or later, and the Province  rapidly won and governed iby,.the  Independent Labor Party���or the peo-^  -pier���7iardeau=Eagle;^"    "'���.'���'..   At tlio lvorkingmairs watchmaker and jeweller  before piircliiLsing anywhere else.: He is known  through B. C. for good nnd cheap wntches und  jewelry.   Wntuli ropiiiring n specialty.  I. HERMAN,  lliO Cordova Street, opposite Savoy  Theatre, Vancouver.  i iieiv im  If you want your  I eyes tested cull on  1 our doctor of'np-  iics;   He will test  free of clnir^e.  Davidson ]Jkos\,  The Jeweler.  $u|)|}|y  Krom Their Kiuniiiiio, Southtield nml  Protection lf-html Collieries  Steam,  Oaa  aod  House Coal  NOT A   VI5RT GOOD SHO'VING.  The result of the examination of candidates throughout the Province for  admittance to ihe High schools was  "disappointing to a surprising degree."  to use the words of the superintendent  of education. In Vancouver, of the I'll)  candidates who wrote, only DO were  successful; nnd In some of the other  places, the percentage was still lower,  and In the rural districts only live out  uf BO passed. Throughout the Province  'there were 37-1 cuiullduies, and only  113 (less than a llilrd) were successful.  The 'number -of) candidates and th<<  number who passed In each city follows:  School Candidates.   1'nsHcd.  Nanalmo       ���!���* fl  New Westminster    ill 14  Norlhlleld   ....      3  Rossland   ....   ..........   lii 10,  Vancouver....    ....129 36  Victoria    .......... IM 41  Wellington      7 2  Rural Schools    ..  ..   SO r��  374 313  We are Informed' that the examination papers were exceptionally severe.  There must ibe some cause other than  the average Intelligence of the puipils,  because the teachers, are well up In  their, business. ...  Clothing  We liiive an Over-stock of  CLOTHING for tl.is season of the yosuy and are  '  determined to clear it out  Doulik  Of llie Following Grades-  ��� tSercenecl  t-ump,  I'2i.m of tlie .Vllne,  \VfiH.liec! Nut. finct  ScreentrtKK-  ;TirgrcatlyrRcduced " ,jt.  Prices.    Call and see our  B ARGAINS.  R.  ROBERTSON,  20 CORDOVA STItKKT.  SAMUKI. M. UOlirxs. Superintendent.  KVAXS, COI.E-MAX & EVANS, Agents,  Vniu.'onver City, h. C.  G. L Macdonald  &co. ^>  IIohIh mid Canoe.- of all kinds for lilro.  I1r.it Hiwit House, wcsl I.'. I'. It. Sliillmi.  II. IIAYDKN.  COK. MKYMORR *NH COIIimV.t KTS.  (iit-nr C. I>. lt.stiiilon.)  Fine.old KiiirlUh Ale.Stunt anil Deer;  best old St'oteh mid Irish wlil.skv; do*  iiicslh' hihI linporteil I'lgur-;. Kverv.  tliini; up to tlie htuiille.  ROSIL Sri DYE WMS  1). DAY, Proprietor.  Dyeing, Cleaning, I'rei-iiig, Ilcpnlr-Ing, Kte.  ���Ofkicic: 030 render Street.   Works: 10M  1'ciKlerStrcct, VAXCOUVKR, B. C.  Wellington and Comox  Yrz:COAL���  Any quantity from a j*  JOO-lb. to a 100-ton order  on shortest notice. Price,  ton $6, 1-2 ton $3,25, J-4  ton $1.75.  Bunkwn- root of Abbott St.   If I. 200  Up-tawnOfllce-6l2llMtJntn!>t.   lei. 2��  Arlington Hotel  Cordova St. West.  UumlquiirLLM'sfor tlm en-iiinet'rinf; trmlo  in ViitH'ouver.  Liquors and Cigars  Klrst-elii's rooms from CO cents up.  ROBT. HLNTLV,   -   -   PROP THE INDEPENDENT.  SATUKDAT.��. .. �� ..JOLT 21, 1900  ; The rate for classified advertisements is  'one cent a word, but no ad. will be inserted for less tfhan 25 cents.  Union Directory.  ���VANCOUVER TRADES AND LABOR  Council. President, Jos. Dixon; vice-  president, J, H. Watson; secretary, J.  C Marshall, P. O. box 151); tlnanclal secretary, F. "Williams; treasurer, C. R.  JKonck; statistician, W. MacUiin; ser-  Bcant-at-arms, *W. Davis. Parliamentary  con mittee���Chairman. John Pearey; secretary, J. Jlorton. Meeting���First and  third Friday in eacli month, at 7.30 p. m.,  ln Union hall, corner Dunsmulr and  Hcmer streets."  "vANcoirn typographical union,  No. 235. meots the last Sunday In each  month at Union hull. President, E. L.  Woodrufi; vice-president, J- C. Marshall;  eecictarv, J. F. Watkins; P. O. box CO;  treasurer, XV. Brand; ��� seigeant-al-anns,  Oubs J. Dunn; executive commlttee-  ��� Chairman. J. C. "M.-iMhiill; Geo. Wilby,  C. S. Campbell,- O. T. Dutton, W. Ann-  strong. Delegates to tlie Trades and Labor council. .1. C. Marshall. Geo. Wilby, C.  6. Campbell.  WINNIPEG LABOR PARTY.  STUF.KT    RAILWAY    MUX'S    LXION-  Slceis   s n��l  and   fourth   Saturday    of  i-iieh month, in Suilierhinil Hall, corner  WcMmlnsn-r ii venue .and Huntings street  ��t S p. m. l'1-i-.-.lileiU. Robert .lirunt; vice-  liresideiil. II. Vandei'wiiike: secretary, II.  O. Thomas; tivasurer, J. Jeiikliison; oon-  duelor, A. Russell; warden. U. F- Len-  lesti; sciiliiu'l. John l'axiuan; delegates  to Trades and La-hor'-council: John Peary.  11. O. Thii'inas. Prince: Perry, Jas. Barton.  Ceo. l.enfesty. ,  COKSTITUTIOX  Aims  and  Objects  of the  LABOR     PARTY     OF     WIXNIf'KG.  Name���That   this   party  be  known  as  the Labor Parly of Winnipeg.  Objects���To study economic subjects  affecting the welfare of Labor und the  promulgation of information regarding  saine; and also to secure for Labor a  just share uf the wealth It produces  by such means as Ihe obtaining representation fiom our own rankM ln the  purliiunenliiry and municipal bodies of  llie country.  Qualification for .Membership.  1UCTA1L CLKRKS' INTERNATIONAL  Protective Association, Local No. ���Ml.���  President, G. B. Kerfoot; first, vice-president, J. R. 'Jackson; second vice-president, 3. Murray: recording secretary, XV.  J. Orr, 31" Harris street; financial, Mr.  J. White; guide, P. A. Meagher; guard,  ti. Parent: treasurer, D. "McLean; grievance committee, John Peters, T. A. Phillips, E. E. C. Johnson; Trades and Labor  council delegates, John Peters, E. K C.  Johnson, P. A. Meagher; finance committee, P. A. Meagher. K A. Teotzel. Meeting even- first and1 third Tuesday in Hie  month, in Sutherland's hall, Westminster  avenue.  INTERNATIONAL BIUCKLAYE US  . and Masons' Union, No. 1, of 13. C���President, Jas. Jeffrey; vice-president, XVm.  "Barker; corresponding secretary, T. A.  ���Barman; financial secretary, Win. Taite:.  tyler, XVm. Brnniga. Meets every Monday  evening iu Union hall. _^  Meetings.  '.���I*". O. E.���VANCOUVER AERIE NO. li,  F. O. E., meels every "Wednesday night,  ���nil second Wednesday only of the months  of July, August and September. Visiting:  members.welcome. H. W. l^indley, AV. P.,  Province office; S. It. Robb, XV. S.,  World olllce. , ���.'.'���  ��~67o. F., M. U.���LOYAL THINE FOR  EVER lodge, No. 73M, imeets every second and fourth Tuesday Jn the 'month in  the hall, over Harvey's store, corner, of  Hastings street and "Westminster avenue," Vancouver; sojourning brethren cordially invited. F. Black, ,.N.' G.': R. "W.  Partridge, secretary.  c  Real Estate.  REAL ESTATE SNAPS.  LOT ON     THIRTEENTH  . AVENUE-  Near Manitoba���only $140; this is a bar-  Bain. "��. Mat'hows, 417 Hastings Street.  LOT ON MELVILLE STREET���NEAR  . Bute, S3 feet; nice situation; only $575.  ���T.   Mathews,  417   Hastings  Street.  ���  ���'������������-���:������_ , ��� i>__���.  HOUSE AND LOT ON TENTH AVENUE, Mount Pleasant, near Westminster Avenue, 7 rooms; In good condition;  jrice ?l,0u0. T. Ma-thews, 417 Hastings  Street.  .  NEW HOUSE AND CORNER LOT ON  Ninth Avenue, with modern conveniences.   Price  $1,250;  terms   to  arrange.   T.  Mathews, Hastings Street.  NICE   LOT  ON   HARWOOD   STREET,  near Thurlow, 33 ft.; fine view of English Bay. Price $530. T. Mathews, 417 Hastings Street. -  LOT ON SEVENTH AVENUE, MOUNT  Pleasant,  near car line. "Only $326.  T.  Mathews, 417 Hastings Street.  HOUSE AND LOT ON HOMER STREET  near Smythe; six rooms and bath. Only  H.360. .These buys are worth looking up.  T.   Mathews,  417   Hastings   Street.  Wanted.  ���WANTED���TO RENT���SMALL 1-10U3K-  four or five rooms. Address.lt. T\, The  Independent.  OFFICERS ELECTED.  .The Street Railway " Men's Union  held their, regular fortnightly'meeting  last Saturday evening in Sutherland  ball.. President Jas. Barton was in the  chair, and there was a large and enthusiastic attendance. The union Is in  a very healthy condition and a big lot  of business was disposed of. including  the election of officers, which resulted  Bfi follows:  Y_. L   "President .T.���"Robert Brunt  Vice-President   H. Vandenvarker  Secretary   H. O. Thomas  Treasurer   John Jenkinson  Warden    G.  F. Lenfesty  Conduetor  A. Russell  Sentinel  John Paxnian  Delegate to  the T. &  L. Council..  John Pearey, H. O. Thomas, Prince  Perry, Jas.  Barton, Geo.  Lenfesiy.  a  Lnrdeau linuieh, No. S, ot the Canadian.Socialist league, has been i>rgan-  ized at Ferguson, p.. C, and II. I1.  I'ettyplece was elected seeretary-treaK-  lirer. Writing to Citizen and Country  he say*-: * "The beginning has been  made���that Is half Hie battle. We will  roll up the ineunhei'shlp and do our  utmost to unite all Socialists for concerted actilon 'In the coming elections.  "The llrst thing you know those 'fool  cranks' of socialists will be on top In  Hritlsh Coiumlbla. Yours for socialism  In our time."  Messrs. Macdonell & Ciitfen'have Issued  n writ for false arrest and malicious persecution on behalf ot dipt. Anderson  against the United Canneries of British  Columbia, Limited, and Mr. J. J. Crane,  claiming >*i,00fl damages. This action Is  taken by the client of Messrs. Mncdon-  <���!! & Cutten in connection with his recent arrest, trial and acquittal by Police  Magistrate Russell a few days ago over  his alleged interference with certain fish-  <*rrncn, ���    .  See. 1. Any person may become a  member of tills Party who is In sympathy with our principles, and who Is  willing to. forswear allegiance to all  other existing political parties; Provided: that three-I'ourths of the members of the Party shall be wage-earners; but this restriction shall not apply  to  farmers.  See. 2. All enndidates for .membership must be proposed and seconded by  members of the Party: and a two-  thirds vote of the members present at  any regular meeting shall he necessary  to admit an applicant.  Obligation.  See: 3. The pledge to which all-proposed members ot the Labor Party  must subscribe before being admitted  to the rights of membership In the  Party shall read as follows:  I, a member of the Labor Party of  Winnipeg, do hereby pledge myself to  support by my Inlluence and my vote  all nominees of the Labor Party in any  and all election contests as long as J  remain a member of the said Party.  Sec. 4. No initiation fee will be  charged. The quarterly dues 'will be  twenty-five cents, payable in advance.  Any member six months in arrears  shall be debarred from voting on matters appertaining to the Party.  Yj ifisdcincan'ors.  Sec. 5. Whenever an officer or member is charged with neglect of duty,  misdemeanor, or'for violating the principles of this Party, such charge shall  be presented in writing and referred  to a special committee of live members,  to be elected by the Party, and which  shall Investigate the same impartially.  The committee' shall, report as soon  as possible, and if -according to its  report the charges be sustained, such  officer., or member may be expelled by  a majority vote of the members present  at any regular meeting.'���..  Officers.  Sec. C. The oillcers of this party  shall consist of a President,. First'.'and  Second Vice-Presidents, Recording and  Corresponding : Secretaries, Financial  Secretary, Treasurer and 'Statistician,  all of whom shall lie nominated and  elected, with their consent only, at the,  annual meeting in January in each  year. All oillcers of this Party shall  be elected by ballot, and must receive  a majority of all votes cast.  Sec. 7. On an officer absenting himself from three consecutive meetings  without .reasonable excuse,.,.; his oflice  shall be declared vacant^and the Party  shall at once proceed to eleel his successor. An officer so elected shall enter  upon his duties at once.  Sec. S. The elective. officers of the  Party shall constitute an Executive  Committee, three of whose members  shall form -a. quorum at any regularly  called meeting. ' ���'���  Sec. H. For the transaction of regular business of the Party, seven members shall constitute a quorum.    .  Sec. 10. Regular business' meetings  shall he held at least once a month:  and an agitation meeting, consisting  of lectures and discussion on the political situation, at least once a month.  Duties of Officers.  Se,c. 11. The duties of the chain-nan  shall be administrative only; he shall  possess no nominating or appointing  power on committees. All committees  shall be elected by vote of the Party.  Sec. 111. The vice-president shall assist the president in the discharge of  his oliiclal duties, and fill hlsplacein  ease  of  temporary  absence..  Sec. 1?,. The recording secretary  shall keep the correct minutes of each  meeting, read and preserve all documents and correspondence, issue ull  s.uminonses tor meetings when directed Tiy the president, draw and sign  all legal orders on the treasurer, and  perforin such other duties as the Party  shall direct, or as prescribed in the  constitution.  Sec. 14. The corresponding secretary shall assist tlie secretary In the  d iscllit rge'=lifrih ifl"ofl'u;la l=d u ties=a nd-1111  his place in case of temporary absence,  and shall'perform-such other duties  as the Party may desire.  Sec. 15. Tlle financial secretary shall  receive all monies paid Into the Party,  and at the close of each meeting pay  the same to the treasurer, from whom  he shall lake a receipt; he shall keep  a correct iicuount with each member,  with full name, residence and occupation. The financial secretary shall Is-'  sue a card ot membership to each  member, and sign same; and sh'all book  In his ledger the exact date and payment of dues. He shall keep the cash  book.  Sec. 10. The Iliiiinci.il secretary shall  keep a. book with the"'obligation and  constitution Inserted, and shall have  Inserted from time lo time all new  by-laws that are for the government  of this Party, the said book to be signed by new members with their full  name, uddress and occupation after  the obligation has been read to them  by tlie presiding officer.  See. 17. The financial secretary shall  keep an itemized account of all receipts  and expenditures and have the fiaine  entered In his ledger. He shall make  a written report quarterly as to tlie  numerical and financial standing of  the party lor the preceding quarter.  Sec. IS. The treasurer shall receive  from tlie financial secretary all monies  collected and give a receipt for same;  he shall make no disbursements without the sanction of the Party, and only  upon an order signed by the president  an'd recording secretary.  See. li>. The treasurer shall make an  itemized statement quarterly for the  preceding quarter of all monies received and paid out by him, and submit  his hooks at any time for inspection  when called upon to do so by any five  members In good standing, and perform such other duties as the Party  may require. His books shall be produced for inspection at the llrst regular meeting after any coinnUuni lias  been made and recognized.  See. 20. The treasurer shall file n  bond with the president of the Party  In such amount as shall be fixed by  the Party, as security for funds and  the faithful performance'uf his duties,  untitle shall not at any time he allowed to hold more monies than his bond  amounts to.  Sec. 21. The statistician shall keep  a record In tabulated form for convenient reference by the Party on subjects  perlalning to reform government in  this and In foreign countries, and shall  present his report lo the Party semiannually.  Sec.. 22. No officer'of'this party shall  appear on any public platform at any  meeting of any political party other  than this unless so delegated and authorized by this Party.  Committees.  Sec. 2*1. There shall he two standing  committees subordinate to the executive, viz., educational and organization.  (a) The educational committee shall  consist ot five members ln good standing; and their duty'shall be to select  subjects' for discussion and study,  supervise the literature issued by the  Party and prepare the programme for  each  meeting.  (b) The organization eomnilt tee shall  consist of one member for each ward,  and their duty shall be to extend the  Party by agitation and distribution of  literature authorized by he Party.  Sec. 24. No member shall be appointed on a committee, unless present  at the time. of.,-appointment, or consenting thereto. The first-named on  the committee shall be the convener  thereof, but a committee when organized can appoint Its own chairman and  secretary.  ....  Auditors.  Sec. 25. The duties of the auditors  shall be to make an annual audit of  the books and reports of the tlnanclal  secretary and treasurer, and make a  written report to their audit lo the  Party.  Amendments and Alterations.  'Sec.'2G.t. Notice of any amendment  to, or alteration or suspension of this  constitution1 must be given In writing  at a regular meeting previous to that  at which action is to be taken; and  such action shall not be taken except  at a regular meeting of tl.e Party, and  with the concurrence of a two-thirds  vote of the members present.  Parliamenfaiy  Rules.  Sec. 27. The rules o�� procedure contained in'Roberts' Manual shall govern  this Party in all cases to which they  are applicable, and in which they are  not inconsistent with the By-laws of  this Party.  Order of Business.  Sec. 28.   The   order   of   business   at  meetings of this Party shall be as follows: . ".������'   'o.  1. Roll call of officers.  2. Reading of minutes.  IS.   New members.  Election of officers.  Correspondence and accounts.  Reports of organizers.  Reports of committees.  Unfinished business.  New business.  Notices of motion.  Good and welfare."  Adjournment.  ���������������#���������������������  WHOSE $  CLOTHES ARE     f  YOU WEARING?!  |F you're wear- ^  ���������'   ing Clements' ^  Made you've got the ^  best obtainable........ ^  You've gnl the proper chilli, the ^��  correct Mvle, n perfect tit, nml X  Hindu by EXPERT VKlON MECHANICS. <9  Hnve you seen our C-lrt "SO ���  iniiKeoISuiiiiigMil *JV.JU A  If you tinvi'ii't you nre uiis.sftti' j.  h cluincu to economize.   They're ^F  clieiip bei'iiu-eof their real jjood. X  ne.is. . <^  II it comes from Clements' it's correct,   i  GEO. CLEMENTS 3  ...MERCHANT <  ...TAILOR <  439 Granville Street     'i  Chas. Woodward Co.,  I|MITEDV  NOTICE.  "Wc are again offering a Scholarship  free for tuition and books to the student  of Public Schools of Vancouver passing  into the High School at the coming examination with the highest marks in Itcjd-  iiig, "Writing, Spelling, Grammar, Composition and Arithmetic.  For conditions apply to the Principals  of the Schools or the undersigned.  Tliv.||.lt.A.Vi!goI(:o!ii!ii��rciiil<:olli>i!it  I'.   O.   Box 347.  Vancouver,  U.   C.  CANADIAN  " Imperial  .4.  6.  ���9.  10.  11.  12. ���  ?>  IS  A  GREAT TRAIN  in  equipment, in speed and in its  variety of ���Through Service.  A Tli rough First-class Sleeping Car to Toronto, to Montreal, and from Banff Hot  Springs to St. Paul.  A Through Tourist Sleeping Car to St. Paul daily, and  Tourist Sleeping Car to Toronto and Boston Three Days  every week.  Tho "Jmi-ki'iAi, Limited"  time is arranged to pass the  grandest scenic features of  the Canadian ��� Pacific Line  during daylight.  Pamphlets furnished free.  by  DIRECT LEGISLATION.  Direct   Legislation���Law-making  the voters.  The Initiative���The proposal of a law  by a percentage of the voters.  The Referendum���The vote at the  polls on a law proposed through the  Initiative, or, If petitioned for by a percentage of the voters, or any law passed by a legislative body.  Proportional Representation���A plan  of nominating and electing legislators  and executives which shall voice the  exact choice of the voters ln proportion  lo their numerical strength.  The Imperative Mandate.���The right  to vote out of olllce through the Initiative and Referendum any official who  fails to perform his duty.  _i^A!L_tho,_j*io*,v _ style.-*  at . Manui-'actuukws'  Pi-ices, from $2.50  up. Send for catalogue ofpholograpic  supplies.  i:..r. covtu,  A. ti. P. A.  Vancouver, 11. C.  JAJIKS SCLATl!'!,  Ticket Agent,  -128 Hustings St.,  Vancouver II. ,C.  FOR A  of any description on  Metal. Wood, Stone or  Cloth.    Call on us.  THE  LOBE3ION WORKS  :>ti Homer Stieet, Vancouver.  Tuos. Sim:!1, Mnmijjer.  Our motto:   Homj'-t prices -m<l promptness.  BAILEY BROS. CO., Ltd.  HOOK", ST.lTIONKIIY, I'llOTO Ht'lTI.IK.-, KTC,  IM Coriliirii Hlrcet     ���      ���      Vi Oliver, II. U.  ThcArtizan and       0  Workingman Needs  Good Drugs  iid Medicines  Good Toilet Articles.   Wo Sell Them.  NELSON'S DRUG STORES  KXI Cordova Street, Cor. Ablmtt,  801 firnuvlllu Street, C'or, Kobbun.  Bring us your I'besckiptiqns.  Wines. Liquors and Cigars  670 Granville St., Vancouver  Telephone, mil!.  FORMERLY C. WOODWARD.  For Friday and Saturday only we offer Best English Floor Oilcloth  at '33 cents per yard.  SOU yards of extra -heavy White Sheeting, 2 yards  wide, 13 l-2c yd.  Ladies' \\*ra.|��pers, 7"ie, $1.00 and $1.23.' Don't miss seeintf them. Thi;��o  prices are for Saturday only.  Boys' Blouses, 2*>e, on Friday and Saturday only. The regular  prices were l��e, 7,".c and 90o. They are made of white duck, brown liollund  and  l>ltie  und  white Kulateu.  For ono week only, our reirlur leader SOc; regular $1.50- for -���fl.23; regular W.OO for $1.(10; regular K.25 for Sl.lfi; regular SL'.iiO for SJ.10; regular  S1-2S for .���S.73; regular iji'.GU for ?!.  See our Dinner Sets. "-7.00 each up; Toilet Sets, $1.H> each up to (0;  Glassware, Tumblers, Goblets,   "Wine Glasses, etc.  SCHOOL HOOKS for tlle clilldien Just promoted.  SOAPS���Genuine French Castile, ,15c per liar; l'iiio Tar, fc per cnlie;  Oatmeal. 13c per lwx; Ox Gall Stain Soap, 10c cake; "Woodwanrs Soothing Soap, ,1 for 23c. ,  SU'.MM'KR SULiLBUS-Adaims' Health Salts, 10c tin; Lime Juice 21c  Iwttle: Root Beer, Wc bottle: Citiato of Magnesia, SOo lb.; Tanglefoot  Fly Paper, two double sheets for 3c, 25 sheets for 50c.'  Mail Orders Solicited.  Cor. Westminster Ave. and Harris St.  goo*  OO (  Teach  Your children iiiusie! There  is pluiiMiru and profit In 11. Thu  bc&t Ciiiindinii mid English  Piaiaos,  the liest Ctiiindliin Orpins; 11 v..  son ������Prototype" llinid IiiMru-  incuts; and the best in nil  Musical Goods  All nt hct prices nnd terms nt  Boult's Music Store  W0 Granville Street, opp. 1'. O.  % Cleveland and  Tribune  t  ���������������������������������������������������,������������-���������������  McLennan, McFeely ���� Co.  WHOLESALE AND   "RETAIL  DEALERS   IN     r-  Shelf and Heavy  SOUS AGENTS FOR: Electric Rubber Beltlnp; Beardmore  Double and Single Leathe r Boltingi; irajesftio Ranges; Jameb  Stewart's Wood Stoves: Valentine's Varnishes and Colors; Fair-  bank'e Scales; Giant Powder Company's  -s Dynamite:-  Also the Registered Brand of  SUNSET  Axes,    Saws,     Shovels,  Spades,   Cutlery,   Razors. Hammers, Hatchets, etc.  3L-VIL   ORDERS  RECEIVE PROMPT ATTENTION.   ���  Mail Orders Receive Prompt Attention.  A GOOD VIEW  Seine ��nen are well clothed from one  point of view, but you see them at on-  "&UiC'r"~aiiglera"tid"th"olr-cloth"eis_are~full_of  wrinkles and crudity speaks in all lines.  XVE UNDERSTAND HOW TO CLOTHE  CUR CUSTOatlSttS so that back, front  or side view Is equally correct and elegant.  DAN. STEWART  j jo Corilovri Street.  Thi: First Lnbor Paper published in the interest of . .  �� labor nnd we arc the First  ��.Store to serve the public .  ��The Cheapest Reading  ��in Vancouver      ���=���**���  You Bring Back Two Old Novels and  Take One of our New Ones.  GALLOWAY'S..  VY.) Hastings and  Arcade  'ISllKlMliB  5   or oilier light articles nt'very ri'iisoimWu  I   rates.   AlVl'IX i .lOKDAK, 001 Powell St,  S|)icer $binqle MiW  Co., Ltd.    .  For Summer Fuel and Kindling Wood.  Suitable For Cooking Stove, Air fight Ilentcr ���  or Grate.  $0.5O Per Load  Ily fur th e Cheapest, and In cverv why the mostJ  satisftictoryiuclin thu market.  SPIGER SHINGLE MILL COMPANY, Limited,  North Hud Cambie Street llriilfe  TELISPHONID 360.  W. T. FARRELL,  ICmpIoymuiit   nnd   Oeneml A��ent,.  Iienl liHttite nrnA IiiHtirnnce Itrolter  Architoctiml  IMiuw   and   IVr.-i-ectivcs  J'rcpared.  _ _]_iirin_iiniljrfml>or.r.iiiiiis,_I-tu��iiK,s5-nn(UtcsI���:  ���leiilltil Oily Proiwrty for sule. SpurJul nlteii*  tlon given 10 m-IUiik and  routing Iioust* unit  tnru jiroptTtv;  rents* collected  Valuator.  uxpericiM-L'*!  l-toom 7, 'riioiiiiiMOfi-OKle liloeU,  519 Hastings St., Vancouver  The"  ���'"'      ii  '    'J  Hardware 1  ��  1  lliivIiiKllieOnlv Ui.-to-Dnle Grill llonm  lu 11. C. which in ItK'lf In ii Kiuiriiiitvu  of it First-C'liisii Hotel mid Itcstiiuriiul . ,  Seymour. Streeet,  A. J. PROULX,  Inventor ol/lic  Ufn  Mr mi mm Mm ']  And New Stciini Tluiwlng Drills for Klondik e- /!]  ���Miner-,   tins und Stenm-lilter, Contractor, etc. * "  Olllce nnd WotIu,531 Howe, street, .Vancouver,.  B. 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