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Array fiEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE CO  Tho oldcBt and largest International company in tho world.  Supervised by hi governments.  Fred Cockburn - District Mgr.  Flack Block, Vancouver.  OTTAWA FIliE IffSDItlKCE CO  Authorized Capital . $1,M>.,{X��  Subscribed Ciipltul - - 500,000  Government Deposit ���        81,000  H. J. Moorhousc,  General Agent for II. C. and Alberto.  30 and 31 Flack Hlock, Vancouver.  VOL. 3.  VANCOUVER, B. C, SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 1901.  NO. 10.  Mass Meeting  i  Of  Fishermen  Discuss and Pass Strong Resolution Op  posing Provincial Control of the Fisheries���  Maxwell and Tatlow Speak.  There was n large turnout of those  Ulrectly interested in the fishing busl-  o  ness to the mass meeting held by the  TUshermen's Union In the city hall oh  Wednesday    night.   Resolutions" were  ,  irassed  adverse  to the province  controlling* the fisheries.  .  President Joseph Dixon of the Trades  and Labor Council occupied the chair.  Besides a large number of ilishermen  ���who occupied seajts on the plutform  were Messrs. G. R. Maxwell, M. P.,  and R. O. Tatlow, M. P. P.  CAPTAIN ANDERSON  ���   Spoke very strongly on the question of  provincial  control   and  other matters  pertaining  to  fish.   The  captain held  "   that tho canneries had secured Japanese labor,  who practically put the  ���white  fishermen  out of the business.  _fl_nd now they wanted to Institute traps  and completely crush down nnd oust  the whites altogether from the industry.   If this kind of work were continued   the   coast   towns   would   become  Japanese.   The only way to secure sup-  port'fo'r the white worker, in his fight  against  the  oriental   labor-employing  canneries and mlllinen was for them to  patronize   the   Japanese   stores,   and  thus-make    the storekeepers'  realize  -~hat   this ' oriental   immigration   was  coming to.   This state ot affairs was as  everyone knew,   bringing things to a  climax.   The Indians all up the coast  were   organizing    Unions,   and   those  that  were  not  already  in, the union,  "had sent their chiefs to the white fishermen's union, to state that the Indians  ;wou!d stand shoulder to shoulder with  * ithe whites in their struggle to obtain  their rights against the. canners and  the Japanese.   If the fishermen were  ever going to secure their rights they  xvould surely .do so in 1901.   (Cheers.)  Captain    Anderson    during his .able  speech praised both Mr. Maxwell and  Captain Tatlow for tho stand they took  afealn'st allowing fish traps in British  Columbia waters.  T. S. BAXTER,  received a hearty welcome when he  came forward, lie sincerely hoped  that there would not be a strike on  the Fraser River this yeur. He believed that this could be averted were the  Canners' Association willing to meet  the fishermen as men, and discuss the  mutter'with them>on that basis. The  fishermen had asked the Canners' Association to meet their committee several weeks ago,' but so far he had not  heard that the canners had accepted  the request. lie thought that the Fro-  iirinclal government was handling the  Dominion government just in tho same  jvny as'the canners.were the fishermen)  and' that was the wrong way.. Tlie  .Provincial government would not meet  the Dominion and discuss the matter,  Unit had gone to work and passed an  act Itself, and now we are told they intend to make regulations and take control. This was just the way to antagonize the Dominion government.  3,'ho speaker then read several extracts   from__thp new Provincial act,  their request were granted, and It also  had power to remit lines imposed for  breaking the rules and regulations;  thus the canners would be able to try  the fishermen for breaches of the regulations, and to remit any fines imposed  upon themselves, or their friends for  any breaches. Under'those conditions  he did not think it wns advisable, or in  the interests of the IYovInce that the  Provincial government should take  over the control of the fisheries. (Loud  applause.)  PRESIDENT BURNS  of the Flshemen's Union, left a very  favorable impression upon his hearers  and made his points clear, scoring not  a few ia favor of the ethics ot socialism. He staled that he had pleasure  In moving the following  RESOLUTION:  I  "Whereas���we, citizens of Vancouver  here assembled, consider that the  transfer of the contiol of the fisheries  ln this province from the Dominion  pirliament to ihe Provincial parliament, will be Injurious, not only to  the fishermen, but also through them  to all others engaged In trades or business, as such a step would practically  give the dinners the power to legislate for the fishing in such a manner  that they, nnd they only, would derive  benefits   from   this   Industry;  "Be It therefore resolved���That we  protest,against this transfer,'and that  r.,copy of this resolution be sent to the  Minister of Marine at Ottawa."  Mr. Burns  tiutlifulty said that this  was   not  a  political  meeting  In  any  "sense of the word, but was one called  by the Fishermen's Union to discuss  and oppose what it considered a wrong  step,  as the control by the Province  appeared-to mean, the absolute control  of thnt   Industry by the canners:  The  legislation   passed   by   the Provincial  government had been entirely at 'the  Instigation of cannerymen.   The Fishermen's grand lodge did not know of  the Intention till lt was too late to op-  post it.   Its deputation and memorial  were presented at the local house but  they  wero  Informed  that tho protest  was too late.   Four-fifths of the proceeds of the Industry received and handled  by  the {18110111100  went  directly  into   the   pockets   of  our   merchants  and the like.   But the major portion of  the proceeds,  dividends,  etc., handled  by the canners, would pass outside of  the province altogether.   The business  eommuinty of British Columbia should  see this  for  themselves.   If they  did  th"ey would quickly realize that it was  to their own interest to stand by the  fishermen In their just struggle against  the  canners.   The   speaker  wns very  much  adverse   to   tho   use   of  traps.  Fishermen as well as tho business men  who derived benefits from the money  expended right in these cities by them  should strenuously oppose the traps. If  they did nol the fishermen would have  to seek a"living elsewhere.   (Cheers.)  ORGANIZER WATSON  and pointed out that lt had been drawn  up practically upon the lines suggested  liy the Canners' Association, and judg  lng by the alacrity .displayed by the  Provincial government In passing the  !Act along the lines suggested by the  Connors' Association we may fairly expect the regulations to be along, the  j_nino lines which would give tho canners almost supremo control over the  fishing Industry of tho Province. Tho  canners had asked to have a tax placed  un all llsli cured or packed. This would  of course, be paid by tho canners.  Then they asked that those who provided tho revenue havo tho election of  the majority of the Board of (Jommls-  doners. Thus they proposed to get  complete control. Mr. Baxter remarked that ' tho Act was fearfully nnd ��� wonderfully complied; it  told you little of what the real  regulations would be, but left them to  be drawn up by the Board of Fisheries  Control, which by the wording of the  ___,ct Itself, would have power to moke  laws in some respects stronger than,  and which would . over-rule the Act.  Uuder the Act this board would try  cases of offense's against it's regulations  and the board would tie' comfposed of  canners, or men elected by them.  If  seconded  the  resolution.   The provincial government proposed to iput the  canners ln control of the fisheries, us  had  already  been pointed out.   What  position    would    the     fishermen    on  the Fraser river,find themselves this  year'.   "They would havo to take out  two licences or else the provincial Inspector would come along and urrest  them  for  not huvtng a' Dominion  licence," said Mr, Watson.' The onus for  the  unrest aud  discontent at present  existing reeled with the Canners' association, which had been iiskcd by the  Fishermen's  grand lodgo two months  ago, to meet them, but as yet it hud  fulled   to   do  so.   "If  the  regulations  were carried out as they ought to be,"  said the speaker "there would be  no  need for hatcheries,  becauso the fish  would then lie able to get to the spawning grounds, as nature so intended."  Tlie regulations provide that a space  which shall be left open, in mid-channel to allow boats to pass to and fro.'  But owing, to the great number of Japs  who are unacquainted with the fishery  regulations, entirely block the river at  the mouth,'thus preventing the fish'to  get  Into   the  river  proper.   The, flsh  in their struggles to free themselves  from the net get hurt and consequently  drop^ their spawn In deep water, and is  lost.   This Is the greatest of all ftie,menaces  to  the industry.   The canners*  above must thank themselves for this  state of affairs.   (Applause.)   The llsh-  crnment were ns honest and as Intelligent, a body of men as had been his  privilege to organize Into a union.   He  saw no reason,    there-fore,   why they  should have ben  Ignored by the canners as they had been.   "I hope however," said tho speaker, "that the canners and fishermen will  get  together  and prevent a repetition of last year's  trouble.   Many of the government at  Victoria,   ns   everyone  believed,   were  either  cannerymen    or   'shareholders,'  and thus it was that the Canners' association had such a large influence with  lt to allow traps to be Introduced, the  Introducing of which meant the driving from the river of some 3,500 or 4,000  fishermen.   This would be a most disastrous state of affairs.   Mr. Watson  concluded his remarks by saying that  lie   hoped  the  citizens  of ' Vancouver  would speak with no uncertain voice  and conserve the interests of the fishermen and not allow them to be at the  mercy    of   the    cannerymen.   (Loud  applause.)  SIR. MAXWELL  began by saying that the present situation was most Important. He did  not care how much sympathy a man  had with the cannery Interests, every  fair-minded man must admit that the  fishermen had just as much night to  have their say as the cannerymen. If,  in the recent passage of an act taking  over the fisheries, the province had  wished to act fairly and squarely and  to pass legislation that would be fair,;  to the fishermen as well as to the'canners, then the province -would have  consulted the fishermen. So that the  very fact that the fishermen were ignored in the recent action of the government showed that the latter considered that the fishermen were not  > 1  worth  consulting.   This  is  part of a  broader question that has been causing difficulty ever since 189G, went on  Mr. Maxwell.' This last move on the  part of the canners is to obtain what  they wanted tlie dominion government  to give, them, but which the .dominion  government  refused.   Now  what  hns  the dominion done?   If'you consider it  all, the very fact that the cannerymen  are against the dominion government  should 'be  a sign  that  the  dominion  has not done very much for the cannerymen.   (Laughter    and    applause.)  "The canners have no use for me, and  why is it?"  said the speaker.   "They(  opposed me with thousands of dollars  last season.   They opposed me because  in the exercise of my liberty and judgment as your member I had been disposed to oppose the machinations and  onslaughts of these same cannerymen  on the dominion government.     What  they'asked was unreasonable and unjustifiable, and    so I opposed    them.  This has been my position for the last  two or three years, and I was pushed  Into  that  position by  their own  unreasonable demands.   I assure you thai  because the dominion has control the  canners will not get what they want."  Mr.  Maxwell,   in   a most  convincing  manner, said that he believed In the  formation of unions, the principle oC  which was fought for by our fathers,  who suffered and died for tho cause.  The history of the recognition of the  union is a sorry story, which may be  read in a scries of articles nppearlng  In Tho Independent   by   "Phiz."   He  believed   in    the   fishermen   forming  themselves Into a union.   In previous  negotiations- He- hdd~found    that "the"  fishermen made concession after concession, but the canners would not do  anything.   It had brought a smile to  his face when Dr. Boll-Irving had said  in a newspaper interview that the Interests of the canners and the fishermen were identical.   Why do they not  give you one practical demonstration  of their philanthrophy?  Wo have Borne  of tho exceptional men on tho face of  tho earth    among    the    cannerymen.  There aro some of them who do nol  kno^ they are living in the twentieth  century.   They  arc  behind  the  times  when they won't recognize tho union.  The ctannorymen,   In  their   stubbornness, had tempted  the men to go to  the limits of the law and wished them,  If possible, to overstep Its bounds during the last strike.   "Would you believe  it, they had Pinkerton detectives dogging  the footsteps  of  you  fishermen  out on the Fraser last year."     (Applause.)"     "I know what I am talking about now, boys.   I know what I  am' talking about when I speak of Mr.  Dunsmuir, too. -1 am not through with  him yet, either," continued the genial  M.  P.   "Would  you  believe  that  the  Dominion Government actually refused to sanction the calling out of the  militia when dt was asked by the can  ners?"   The canners called the Vancou-   derived  from  licenses less  than  one  ver boys out of their beds, and I must  sny lt was the most ignoble work that  soldiers of the queen could possibly be  put  to.   They tried  in every possible  vay  to crush you.   If  these  canners  had been willing to work harmonious  we would have had no trouble.   Now  It is worth while to notice the action of  Hint   wonderful   government  over   in  Victoria.  H Is a wonderful government,  indeed.   I am glad that Mr. Tatlow has  has got his eyes opened, for I always  thought that there was something good  in him.   I am glad that after experience he will stay on the right side.  Mr. Maxwell then referred to the trip  of Messrs.   Dunsmuir  and  Eberts  to  Ottawa, in their private car.   "Now if  I were a swearing man and in Premier  Dunsmuir's     place���(Loud    laughter.)  Eberts thinks he's a bigger fellow than  the other fellow.   And the other fellow  thinks   he's   not.   Anyway   these   big  fellows thought that your six representatives at  Ottawa were too smaill to  do much, and by their great display  thought that they could get the Dominion government to capitulate.   Old  Caesar went, and saw, and conquered.  The  big  two  had a  good  time,   but  came back with nothing.   They didn't  get  one   single  thing  they  went  for  und never would. 'The government un-  dei stood that anything given must be  got through their six representatives,  and not through any self-imposed representatives.   Great   ideas   came   into  lhelr  heads  down  there.   Mr.   Eberts  then suggested that a subsidy would  be given by the government for shipbuilding dn lieu of the fisheries.   What  connection there was between cannery  business and shipbuilding he could not  see.   Ontario has taken advantage of  the fisheries of the lakes and rivers,  but before British Columbia can  get  tiie control of the fisheries they must  have a law suit which may take any-'  where between two to five yeais to settle, becauso there was c the deep  fisheries to be considered. In discussing the canners' memorial,  Mr. 'Maxwell said * that -last" year the  Minister at Ottawa had been willing to  reduce the license fee, but Mr. Maxwell  said the people who talked with him  were of opinion that the $10 fee was  low enough because it helped to keep  out the undesirable class. But he was  heie to say that the Minister would reduce the license if the fishermen chose,  :ind he was prepared to do it at once,  (Applause.) Mr. Maxwell in closing  lead the following telegram from Sir  Louis Davies, ln reply to one of his  own he had sent that morning:  "Tour telegram re fisheries difficult to understand. This government has not yet received copy of provincial Act, but has no intention of  surrendering fisheries to province and  has, some time ago, so advised the provincial premier. We have no advice  of any friction and do not anticipate  any."   (Prolonged applause.)  CAPT. TATLOW, M. P. P.,  did     not      regard       the      fisheries  question     as    a       party     one,     as  neither   the    liberal    nor    the    conservative  party when  in   power  had,  treated the fisheries of B. C. in a proper and business-like manner.   "Consequently 1 consider we are fully Justified, in fact that It is our duty, to seek  means of what is practically self-preservation," said the speaker. The privy  council sets out the rights of the prov-  lnce_an"d~6f~the_domInioh^    that~"tlfe"  beds of all rivers and lakes are the  property of the province, 'and the sole  right to Issue licenses is vested In the  province."   In the past these leases or  licenses have been issued by the dominion, nnd we find that In the year  ending June,  1000,  the  Dominion  collected in B, C. $33,105, while the*whole  revenue of the fisheries ot Canada for  that year wus $79,799,000, while out of  the $53,195 contributed by this province  only $1.1,002 was spent here, and of thnt  netorly nil wont in salaries and official  expenses,  except  $-',712  in   connection  with hatcheries.  Mr. Maxwell���That is a He; that Is a  lie.  Captain Tatlow Intimated that he did  not understand the interruption, and  Mr. Maxwell repeated his rcmlark, adding that he did not mean that Captain  Tatlow had told a lie, but that whoever Wad complied the statement had.  Continuing Mr. Tatlow said that  this is the only province .whose fisheries have not entailed a serious charge  on the dominion, and it Is necessary  that for years to come the revenue derived from the fisheries should be devoted to repairing the injury sustained  from past years' neglect. As I said before, out of a revenue of ��� over $50,000  fourth   has   been expended,   and   that  almost entirely on salaries of officials  whose duty It was to collect revenue  and   enfoice   regulations.   It   is   with  full  knowledge  of   this    position  the  province seeks the control.   As I said,  the right to collect revenue has been  afllrmed  by the highest court in  the  empire.   Besides this bill it Is proposed  to reduce the license from $10 to $2.50,  but to make up the deficiency power is  given to place a tax or assessment on  'all fish paoked.   Power Is given to borrow money for a period of five years  for the purpose of building hatcheries.  The bill has been based largely on the  Ontario  statute,   and   Is  Intended to  benefit  both  canner  and    fishermen,  whose interests  should    be identical.  The board of commissioners ��� to be selected by the Lleutenant-Governor-in-  Councll is,on the principle adopted In  England, Ireland and Scotland, and is  intended to consist of men practically  acquainted with the industry, and include an expert who can deal not only  with fishery matters, but   who thoroughly understands the protection of  fish spawning beds and   the removal  from rivers of obstacles to movements  of flsh.   Such administration must, to  my mind,  prove more beneficial than  the piesent management   at Ottawa,  3,000 miles away.   As an example that  came under my notice a few days ago,  there are hatcheries at Slvuswap lake,  whilst some miles below at Kamloops  the lake is full of sawdust from the  mills, and no one seems willing or able  to take the necessary steps to protect  the fish, which must otherwise be killed in their passage from the hatchery  to the sea.   Look at the sturgeon fishing, whlcli  I  believe was  almost depleted in one winter by one American  firm who were permitted to devastate  the rivers of the valuable fish.   I would  like if there was time to read you an  account of the sturgeon fishing In the  Ural rivers in Russia, which occurs in  the      May     "Strand,"      Mid      which  shows how the Cossacks of that district whom we look on as a seml-bur-  liappler, nnd they could hardly be called less free. t  Trades unions were organized In order to meet the power of capital concentrated  In one  person  or firm,  and  they accomplished a great deal undee  the  old   conditions.   Under    'the    new '  conditions the enormous power wielded  by those who control industrial  combinations    will    have    to    be    met by  Crad<?3 unionism on a larger scale, and  '  the strikes, when they occur, will extend  over a larger area thin   before.  The heads of the trusts  tell  us that  they are solicitous for the welfare of  the worikingmaii, but if his high wages  depend upon  their benevolence,  whaii.  freedom Uoe3 lie enjoy under present! ,  conditions?   And why should there be'  any more objection to Slate paternalism than to the paternalism of those  employers who build cottages and es-<  tablish pensions for their    workmen?,  When this private 'benevolence ceases,  or falls  to be appreciated,  nothing isl  left but strife between employers and!  workmen, on a scale as Titanic as the  power of  capital  and  tho   power  of.  combined labor.  It will be seen them that under the  methods' which have been abolished lit  New Zealand there Is not only com--  pulsion but violence, so .that the objection  to  the  word '"compulsory"  In'  the New Zealand    law   is somewhat;  shadowy.   In  fact,   when   men   either  agree or are compelled to submit their;  disputes   to ��� arbitration,   the   reign  of  force ends and that of justice begins.  That many of the .theoretical objections  to   'compulsory   arbitration   have   not! _  been  flund  formidable in  practice IS  perhaps due to the simple fact that the!  parties arc brought together and oblige  ed  to maintain their respective posi*   ,  tions on grounds of justice. When there*  is no regular tribunal the parties ard  continually   shifting  from   Bie   foruirt  of justice to that of force.   "Our demands aro   perfectly reasonable,   and  we are strong enough to enforce them,"'  Is  a  declaration   one  may  reaxl   in  tf  newspaper during a strike, but It would  not.be admissible in an arbitration tri-  barous  people,   have  preserved   their   bun-1'' The Parties  aie 'kept* strictly  to the point, "What is fair and* reason-  fisheries in a manner that puts to  shame our neglect and indifference to  one of our most valuable assets.  It has been stated by opponents of  the measure that it permits the use of  flsh traps but reference to clauses 58  and 59 not only shows that the Act  does not authorize the use of flsh traps  or devises of that nature but places a  penalty of not less than $50 or more  than $500 on any person using or catching salmon by such means.  In conclusion I may say that no  doubt the :Act Is not perfect, only experience can enable us to amend it so  as to suit all conditions, but I believe it  embodies: an honest claim on the part  of the legislature to conserve and extend the fisheries of the province.  Mr. Maxwell and Captain Anderson  spoke on various subjects touched upon by the piovlous speakers, after  which the resolution was .put and car-  tied   unanimously.  The meeting then adjourned.  COMPULSORY ARBITRATION IN  INDUSTRY.  A part of the objection to tlie compulsory   arbitration  of  labor   disputes  Is probably due to the fact that the  name conveys an idea of the use of  force and the abridgment of individual  liberty.-From-tlils_poInx���of-view���it  will be useful to Inquire how much of  force and how much of liberty there Is  ln  other methods.   During  the street  car strike in Albany a motorman wns  pelted with stones by tlie mob until ho  fell  bleeding and  senseless   from   the  ear,   Military force was used  to protect the workers, and two spectators,  peaceable  citizens    ot  Allvmy,    were  killed  by shots fired  by  the soldiers.  During   the   St.   Louis   strike  women  who attempted  to use the cars were  mobbed  and  brutally handled.   Thcs4  are not more accidents.   They are aspects of a conflict of brute force, such  as every strike Is, whether or not the  public are shocked by some bloody or  repulsive incident.   When  no violence  Is used the parties 'try to wear one another  out.      Tlie   employer's   business  and   the workman's  home are  under  selge, and the conflict Is as much one  of  force  as  if the combatants  were  using  fire  or' dynamite.   "There   are  plenty of men 'waiting to  take your  place"  Is strictly an appeal to force.  In some of the Southern cotton mills  very young children aire employed, and  they are so wearied by the day's work  that it is sometimes necessary to dash  cold water dn; their faces .to awaken  them in the momlng.  THie "pickaninnies" of slavery 'days wer probably  able?" and they must back their assertions by evidence. The - difference  between -the old methods and the new.  Is thus described by Mr. Lloyd in his  "Country Without Strikes": "Instead  of strikes, riots, starvation, bankruptcy, passion and ail the other accompaniments of the Homestead methods there has been���debate. The manufacturers have not been ruined; they  have not had to shut down their ���  works; they have not fled the country.  Tho workingmen have gone on working, buying land and building homes,  and paying for tliem, reaiing children. .  and building up Industry, and the State  as well as .their homes."  It may be said ithat the success ot tho ���  system in New Zealand is not conclusive evidence; that New Zealand. Is a'  small, Isolated community, resembling  the political economist's favorite IIIus-  '  tration of an island, and not exposed to  world-competition.   But ��� against    this*  it may be fairly argued that it iflte in  particularly well  with  tho conditions  that have come about in the United!  States.   There the Idea that the law of ���  supply and demand will  right everything has been severely handled.   The  , -  workman employed ,ln a steel Industry;  In one town cannot. If dissatisfied, "go  snme.whore.el-e.'Lfor-wherever ,ho- goes ��� -  he encounters the steel "combine.   His  only remedy is to form a combination  of   workingmen   on  an   equally  large  scale.     And .the   more   organization   ���  there  is  the bettor  the New  Zealand  system works.   Mr. Lloyd, who knows  the United States better even than New*.  Zealand,   snys:     "America   Is   being,  swept bv waves of opposition on ono '  (���Ule of so-lety to trade unions, and of  opposition on tho other side lo unions  of capitalists while In New Zenland tho  people and the Government r.i.vor Hid  fullest organization of both."   Suppose!  It were urged In Canada or In the United   States   that ��� employers   could   not  pay a certnln rate ot wages and meet  foreign  competition,    tho    arbitrators  would be able to consider that argr-  ment as well as any other.   Again, in  a country under a protaotire tariff the  argument   against   State   Interference  loses much of its weight   State inter-i  ference already exists for the' pi-ftec-    ,  tion of native industry!   Every article  -  coming into the country,is "'examined  ..  and appraised. in order .that the duty '    '  may be calculated, and frauds against!"  the law are se>verely punished. On whaft'  ground is .this protection, given? ,Noti '  in order that the. manufacturers mayv _;.  amass wealth, but in order that there "    "  I,  ������ml  ���'..  , ,\  t.  i.'  (Continued on Page Two.)  ��� ih {  ym  "-.' km  'lU*  L_lki- THE INDEPENDENT.  Saturday, June i isot.  THE INDEPENDENT.  UBO. HARTLEY  Editor  HAfRItY COWAN Business Manager  PUBLISHED   WEEKLY   IN   THE   INTEREST  OF  ORGANISED LABOR  BY  SIHB INDEPENDENT PRINTING COM-  PANT.  AT   312   HOMER   STREET,   VANCOUVER,   B.  C.  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN  ADVANCE.  A week, 5 cents; month, 1C cents; threo  months, 33 cents; six months, 05 cents;  one year, fl.23.  ENDORSED HY THE THAI. US AND  I.AilOR COUNCIL, THE VANCOUVER I..VIIOR PARTY AND THE  llUILUING   TRADES COUNCIL.  two-cent-a-mile    railway   rate.   If    it  works there, why not elsewhere?  A good unionist is a man who loves  something. A non-imionibt always  hates bomething. '*&���'  The Province annonnci-s a " happy  wedding." One unhappy would bo a  novelty.  A dyed-in-the-wool party man is a  gentleman with a callousi'il minil.  lOMITISOKY  AR1I1TK.ITIO.N*   IS  ISM'HrHY.  (Continued From l'uge One.)  SATURDAY, JUNE  1.  ....1901.  The big mass meeting of fishermen  on "Wednesday night must have been  an eje-opener to the canners. AVe Oe-  flieve in the principle of provincial  rights. The proposed contiol by the  province of the fisheries is strictly one  of (provincial i ights, but the great trouble lit~ in the fact that the fishermen,  as well as the people, believe that the  present government at Victoria is  hand-ln-glove with the canners association. While It consulted the canners in framing the Act it ignored the  fishermen. Under the circumstances  the very best thing for the pi evince  is   for   the   Dominion   government   to  contiol the fisheries. The Oltawa  government is guided more or less by  the advice of the nieinbeis, and Mr.  Maxwell has the full confidence of tho  fisheimen that he will do his level  best to see that they are treated as  men.  New  vnfbable  ���"Darkness and Daylight In  ITork" is the title of a very v  work Just published by the Hartford  Publishing Company. The authors are  Helen Campbell, missionary and philanthropist; Thos. W. Knox, author and  journalist; Thos. Byrnes. late chief of  the New York Detective bureau, including an account of 30 years' experience as a detective. The introduction  is written by Rev. Lyman Abbott, D.  D. The dark side of life is vividly presented, and foul places are pictured  to life. The work is a most valuable  contribution to the social question, and  should be carefully read by everyone  Interested in the reform movement.  The action of the Victoria machinists,  boilermakers and longshoremen in refusing to complete the repairs on the  ste.im_.hip (.iitronne, left unfinished by  the men in this city at the time of the  striKe, is worthy of the highest commendation. They were ably backed up  in their stand by tho Boilermakers'  Union of Victoria, and members of the  Longshoremen's Union refused to coal  the ship.���Seattle Union Record.  An exchange relates the story of an  editor with two bubscribers, who, every  time they get full, go into his office and  pay a year's subscription in advance  One of them is credited up to 197G  already. Other editors in the vicinity  are writing him to find out the brand of  whisky the fellows drink so they can  offer it as a premium.  may he as large a body us possible  of well-paid workingmen, whose presence adds strength ito the country. It  is surely reasonable Tor the State which  gives this aid to see that the condition  Is fulfilled. As Canadian manufacturing Industry Is as yet only In its infancy compared with that of the United States, there Is an opportunity of  benefitting by the experience of other  count! Ics and making a fair start. AVe  confess thai we weie extremely scepti-  about the feasibility of compulsory ar-  bitiatlon, but we do not propose to  close our eyes to facts, and the evidence of Mr. Lloyd on the working of  the system in New Zealand Is ot the  highest   importance.���The  Globe.  LABOR'S DEMAND. FOR  SHORTER HOURS.  The killing of innocent men in the  riots at Albany by the militia again  demonstrates the necessity of making an  increased appropriation for target practice. The soldiers should be taught how-  to shoot. Then they would not be killing men in the second story windows in  the next block.���Butte Reveille.  It is said that J. J. Hill and J. Pier  "pont Morgtin_are~planning~a_sybtem of  transportation which will encircle the  earth. Why not give them a bill of sale  on thu globe and banish dull care in the  future ? They or either of them would  take the contract of running it.���Ex.  Yes, my readers, there are those who  cry  a.  mighty   deal   about   commerce,  about trade, but who never say a word  r.bout man.   There are those who are  ever  careful  about  the  prosperity of  trade, but they  are ns blind as bats  to the prosperity of the laborer.   There  are those who make a great fuss about  the  health  oftrade,   but  don't care  a  led   cent   about  Hie health    of  man.  Tiade, trade, tiade, is everything���men  are  nothing.   *\Vhy,  there are men  in  ibis class who care more about then-  machines than  they  care about  man.  A sister of a dead brother declared not  long ago  that  he  had  been  literallj  killed,   not   only  by   hard  work,  but  over work, in one of our large wholesale   houses.   I view,   therefore,   with  favor the shortening of the hours of  labor,   because  this   movement  means  man first���and anything and everything  have   their   interest   and    Importance  through   him.   What   hurts,     lessens,  and impairs his vigor is lessening to  much   of   the   nation's   strength   and  manhood, and .what is contributing to  strength, culture, art and education is  contributing   in the most tangible way  to the pre-eminence ot our lace and  nation.     Never will I lift my  voice  against the legitimate increase of our  Individual and national wealth, but I  say   with  Ruskin,   that,   nevertheless,  though the men and their possessions  nre to be increased at Ihe same time,  the first object of thought is always  to be the multiplication of a worthy  people.   The strength of the nation is  in  its  multitude,   not  in  its  territory,  but only in  its  sound  multitude.   So  this wise sage spealts in his book called  the Queen  of the Air,    which    is  very fine reading.   The Roots of Honor he further declares along this line:  "There is no wealth but life.   Life in-  fludlng all its powers of love, joy and  of   admiration.   That   country   is   the  richest  which   nourishes  the  greatest  number  of  noble  and  happy  human  beings."   All of which has our hearty  assent.   New, more time means more  opnortunities and more responsibilities.  Time is a gift, and,  If we  are  wise  men, we will use it to our advantage,  and not to our disadvantage.   There is  no  reason  on earth   why a working  man  should   not  be  both    what  one  might  call an. educated  man  and  a  veloped by amusements, is at best only  a part of a man.   "We ought to realize  that the time placed at our disposal  Is  given   for more  purposes  than  to  make us physically strong.   We ought  to  aim    at    intellectual    and    moral  strength   as  well,   without which  we  are  poor  Indeed.   The   working  man  to-day, as I have proved in this sketch,  !n in a far better position and condition  or life,  than was his fellow workman  thirty, forty and fifty years apo, and  yet to whnt heights of goodness nnd  Intellectual   greatness     did    many  of  them renCh In spite ot their conditions.  Gnrlleld.   America's   murdeted    president, had only the lire that Hiukerod  on the hearth to aid him in his studies.   David   Livingstone,   of   Immortal  memory,  while   weaving,   snatched   a  moment now nnd then and learned the  rudiments  of  the  Latin  grammar.   I  know several who afterwards became  eminent  men,  who,  when  boys,  took  their books with them Into the mine,  and, when they had a minute to spare,  learned Latin and Greek by the small  light of a  miner's  lamp.     Fergusson  learnt astronomy while watching sheep.  Drew became a philosopher while cobbling shoes.   And Hugh Millar taught  himself  geology  while  working  In   a  quairy.   There  are  hundreds of  such  cases.   Time either becomes a curse or  a blessing to us.   It will cither destroy  or save us.   Those who have the most  time at  their  disposal  often  become  the greatest scamps society produces.  They don't know how to use it, or if  thoy 1_> o\v   they purposely misuse it.  They give no thought to those higher  tl ensures and pleasures of the mind,  of the heart, and of the soul, and consequently   their  descent  towards   destruction  is both  swift and sure^   To  waste time is a worse state of things  than to have no time    at  all.   Says  Riehaid II.:   "I wasted time, and now  time wastes me."   "Hours," says Milton, "have wings, fly up to the author  of time, and carry news of our usage.  All  our prayer cannot entreat one of  them  either to return  or slacken his  pace."   Use but not abuse.   It is a sad  and doleful fate to pass through this  beautiful world sans knowledge, sans  culture,   and  sans  wisdom.   What   a  pleasure lt must be to a man who can  say, as RIchter said:   "I have made as  much out of myself as could be made  of the stuff."   Work out your mental,  physical   and   moral   salvation.   Soar  after the things which bring perennial  joys.   Grasp at the things which elevate  and   sublimate.   Aspire,    aspire,  und then  God's air, light, water and  land will each and all bring to you,  day by day, rich argosies of joys-and  pleasures that will be eternally sweet  and precious evea through all the difficulties, the disappointments and the  hardships of life.   Coming back to the  demand of labor, I would say with a  sense of all that words mean to all employers  of  labor,   grant  the  request.  Take these lines written by John Curtis'   Underwood,    on     The    Factory  Whistles:  The night is rent with sudden     hotline  Three Things of  Importance  Price, Quality and  Assortment  Enter more largely into the  art of buying than anything  else. If the Price is right,  the Quality good, and the assortment complete, buying is  easy. That's what makes  buying goods easy here. The  past year has been a busy one  for us; this year we want to,  excel even our past efforts, to  make this store the headquarters of Dry Goods, Fashion and Economy We  want to make it so pleasant  and economical for you to  trade with us that you'll not  want to go any place else.  We shall strive to give you  the best we can for your  money and we shall do exactly as we advertise.  ^if^W^i/t^_C^Ut^^  J 70 Cordova, Cor. Cambie.  English Bay^  AS POPULAR AS EVER.  The BEACH HOUSE this vear will be  conducted by J. Oben us a, brunch of his  up-lown score.  The siime prices, the siirae kind of  goods, ilio same courteby und attention  ii 111 pre. nil ut llio Boac'i Houbu as  have made the success ot the HastlngB  street store.  ICE CREAM, LUNCHES, SOFT DRINKS,  BAKERY  GOODS    CANDIES,   ETC., at  popular prices.  Baker and  Confectioner,  11" Hastings Streot. Telephone 367.  BRANCHES: Beach House, No. 4 Arcuile.  Why should capital hate labor? A  lahoritc never hurts n capitalist. Thu  wage-earner in human, mibjoct to joys  and borrows, nnd uhotild bu coiibidercd  ue a man. Don't you think a Inboritu  should bu treated with thu same cop  siduratiun and respect as a eapitulist V  And  now  California  will   nave   the  poppy ns thu state flower.   Quite nppro>  ,-:.it(_ seeing that so many opium users  >!��� there.  The two evening papers are gibing at  ��.���.���.���li other over alleged "scoops." Neith-  * r o_ tliem secure enough in a month to  jiandle a ton of coal with.  The natipnal.railwayfl of Hungary are  5,000 miles, in lengtlj, and fist, year  earned f43,000,OOOJ 'antl.' yielded' a ne.t'  income of $16,000,1300.''  Railway'managers should keep' their  eyes on Michigan, where they" have a  gentleman. The trouble Is that so  many seem satisfied with what lias  been put into them at school,, with a  Knowledge of their trade, and with the  condition of life which that trade puts  them in. We should never forget that  this Is a world ot great possibilities to-  dny, and, therefore, there are great  possibilities In It for everyone that Is  diligent and studious. Suppose then  this demand for eight hours wns  grunted, what would you do with your  time'.' 1 rnn linnglne some of my readers fnljilit give more time to rowing,  cricket, lacrosse, baseball, etc. In the  making of n man such nthlctlc exercises undoubtedly have their place and  lhelr mission, They make the blood to  How with a warmer rush, nnd point  the cheek with the glow of health.  They are fcedeis of health and Joy.  When such are wisely used, they Inspire a bpirit of true manliness, and  contribute to the making of that bone  and muscle which are ever csentlal.  elements'In .a people's strength. AH  suqhj'rerrtovedi from' tbe leeches ot betting and gambling, will have the very  highest disciplinary value, by means  of which labor itself will largely profit.  But the athletic man, or the man de-1  alarms,  The dawn has barely tinged the Winter  And trails of smoke from grimy chimneys  rise,'  Whoie  labour's  bugles  call  a world to  arms. '  Through squaled streets the army mako,  Its way, *    ' '  Childhood and age in one are blended  there.     *  A flush of hoiic the pallid faces wear,  As bleak before them breaks the barren  day.  They wage a weary war without redress  Their leaders  false,   they fight  not Toi  tholr own. ' *  Delight and hours! of ease they have not  known.  Still to the strife their columns    slowly  press. (.  That  Is  a picture of a life to-day.  Longfellow says to us:   ���  In the world's broad fled of battle.  In the blvooiac of life,  Ro   not   like   duirib  driven   cattle  no a hero In the strife.  But, I ask any fair-minded man-  even a man who is an employer of  men���how can men in such conditions  be   heroes   in   this   strife?   We   must  change the spirit of men. We must  have peace 'and good will. There ought  to be an earnest endeavor to establish  better relations. What carries ' the  discontent now iirevulllng should be  radically dealt with. Workmen have  consciences like other men. They know  whnt they nre and when they nre not  Justly treated. Kven this sketch shows,  nnd I must show it still more fully,  by going into the fncts of the cos?,  that employers of lnbor ln the past  have set their faces nnd their heirts  as Hint agnlnst nll*Yofoms suggested  nnd advocated by lnbor. Their policy  hns buen one that may be called with  perfect truth, selfish and greedy. They  have tried to repress. Only in a few  cases have they tried to elevate. Such  a poleiy Is impossible ln the twentieth  century. The spirit of brotherhood  m,ust now enter Into all Industrial relationships. At the present' time' combines and trusts are diametrically opposed'to this, but* I believe that such  like comp'etitlbn'cin only go to'a "cor-'  tain point', arid thaS' ttie'feeiing' that'  will be against them will not only lie  strong enough" to sweep them away, but  wJlKput in- tKeir place a socialistic'con-  dltidn'of things'��� which win bring man  to man in brotherly relations. All  work and no play not only makes Jack  a dull boy but also a growler. Ruskin  in present conditions has struck the  right key which ought to guide employers of 'labor in their dealings with  workingmen. Referring to man as^n  engine, he says: "The largest quantity  of work will not be done, by the engine for pay, or under pressure. It  will be done only when the motive  force, that Is to say,' the will or spirit  of the ��� creature is brought to' its  greatest strength by its own, proper  fuel; namely by the affections! hence,"  he concludes,    "assuming    any given  quantity of energy and sense in master  1 ��� i..  and servant, the greatest material! re-  ��� ��� ���  .        i .  suit obtainable by  them will be, not  through antagonism to each other, but  through affection for each other, and  that if the master, instead of endeavoring to get 'as much work as possible  froin the servant, seeks rather to render his appointed and neecessary work  beneficial to him, and to forward his  interests In all Just and wholesome  ways, the veal amount of work ultimately done or of good rendered by the  person so cared for, will indeed be the  greatest possible." I believe so, arid  that shows that the question of work  cannot be settled by the number of  hours the workmen tolls, but by the  spirit, or heart, or affections, in the  workman. Let a workingman, conceive  his master to be a hard task-master,  always thinking of self, always striving by squeezing and pressure of one  kind and another to amass and possess  for himself, and for that man the laborer will bury' his taients.' On' the  other hand, let a workman, feel lhat his  master loves him, cares for him, re-'  i ��� ...  spects him, Is anxious to see and moke  him happy and comfortable, and from  such more work will come In eight  hours than will come from the other  in ten or twelve hours. Yes, and the  work will be immeasurably superior.  If capitalists would but realise this  truth, It would pay them to seek tiie  hearty co-operation of all who toll under their superintendence.' Fain could  I wish, therefore, thnt both would unite In asking tone parliament of Canada  to pass un eight hour bill. Let the  pimt bury the deud. Man's Inhumanity  lo man has made countless thousands  to mourn. Bitter, hitter feelings have  been engendeied through the mistakes  of the past. Angry, passions have been  nrouHcd through lnek of sympathy.  The workingman and with show of  truth on his side, has often looked on  the cnipltnllst as a horse leech that was  sucking the' life's blood out of him in  order to waste it In fondest alliance,  nnd In the lap of luxury. The capitalist has looked on his co-helper as a  worthless, good-for-nothing. Let there  be an end to such things. Hither, we'  have, come to, lay ^he fo^n^atlqqi of,  j'.^i. ^W^'V0.? l*?* ��*Mft"it  })?&. W?A.sAV*r?.<e5feea ti(e 914- $$&  let, each spy to the. other,: United .we  stand ijnd rise; ^Isuitfted we sink and  fall, fiorn'e, brothers, a ne\y Uteris  heaving In the wonjb,o$ tlin<y let us  I  Tha Oil Fields of Washington nre offering opportunities for Investment that  cannot be surpassed. '   ";   n.ui..  The WEST COAST OIL AND MINING COMPANY, ol Scattlo, la the  owner of 1,500 acres of approved OIL LANDS in Jefferson county, Wash-  Capital stock,* 1,060,000 shares, par value $1,  fully paid and nors  assessable. ,  Machinery has been ordered and active work will soon be started.  Few sharoB left A __>}�� cents; when sold prlco will advance to 25c.  Reid Johnson Agent, ^y00(j �� Reecl  4.7. Cordova St.       ' Ma^^ftir fli C.  Cigar aod Tobacco Store  46 CORDOVA STREET.  1   We make a specialty of Union-made Cigars and  Tobaccos, consequently we always give good satisfaction.   Your patronage solicited.  11 BiU FOB Ml IDE DOS.  Union Hats, Union Made Overalls, Jumpers and Suspendes,  also a first class ��� Tailoring Department, where only Uuipn  Labor is employed.  We guarantee a perfect fit or no sale.  CLllBft & STEWART,  TELEPHONE 702.  ,100 COKDOVA STREET.  welcome It, Let all miserable class  destructions be burled in oblivion. Let  the brotherhood of man strenuously  evolve itself in all things. 1��_U with  the red hot irons of wrath the wretched lust of gold that has so often unnerved men, in the, past, and here on  this maglnfieent spot; of ground 'let us  inaugurate 0 new rule; let us. create  a new bond of affection between man  and man, that will ensure for' all a  rich supply of God's free glf,ts. In  the hoymely language of Robert Nicol,  one of Scotland's genuine poets;  'A happy bit hame this auld -world would  , -    be,'        . ! ��� ...  If imen  when  they're  here could make  shift to agree, -.u.'      .   >  An' Ilk said to his nelehbour, in cottage  '   and ha"  .Come,   bI'o  me   your   hand,     we     are  -   .breth'ren a'.  The knave you -would scorn, the unfaith-  '   fui deride,  Ye would stand like a rock wl' tho truth  ���    on your side, ���  Sao would  I,' an'  naught else would   I  '   ito-Iuc a straw,  Then gl'e me your hand, we are breth'ren  a'.        "        ' ���       ������ .���/ 1   ,   t  Hotels.  ����G$ f ��il SALE  for Setting, $1.5�� for 13  BLACK LANGMUNft  '    Stock took First Prize at 1900 Poultry  ' '   '������    Show at Vancouvor. "  W. D. Jones  .'. HAKES A SPECIALTY OF . .  o      DfiM'S'WOlLlWJSa.  o    Oders Block 10681 liqueur  ���LABGBSTOck OF-  IHFOBTED AND DOMESTIC  . Clears ���  i     *.j      m^  -      i ���*   .*���  R: B:*Mulligan & Co., Prpps.  -'',  Coineb Cordova and Caekall.   -,'  Brockton Point  Lighthouse.'  The best Cough Cure is <�� BIG 4 "  f^aye you' tried it ?  "GIVE A MAN 8JIS  DOLLAR'S WORTft  . and you linvo tlint mun lor n customer" liiu  boen mv practice in doing liuilnom'iiAil by  tlint rtilo haii tmill up n lnrgo tiuilncui, For  ' the next month I nm offering aRKAT UAK-  UA1NS lu BOOTH nnd SHOES.  EASTERN PRICE SHOE STORE  ' 142 Uniting! Street Enit.  Arlington H<$$!  Cordova St. West.  i    .    ... ., ^, ,~  Headquarters for the engineering trade*  >r'  ,.���"       in Vancouver.* , '   .  CHOICEST^-�����-3>*.  *    i.lllrjV).   m J   ,��*    t.' -*       r-    -  Liquors and Cigars  First-claw rooms from SO cents up.  ROBT. HINTLY,   -   -   PROp.  The"  *  Pastry and Cakes  IfltpSH DAILY  WESTJUNST^E AVENCE.'  W% do yoa <��*_g& wfiep ��*B��4  Seymour Streeet,  $AVOY  THEATRE  8am Nusirr Manafcr.  Big Show^  NEXT WEEK_  at-rfpy SJARS���3  Jeq;iett��  Lottie Tolbert  '  Iva Dounette  �����l  w�� ".!������:��_"  ,   -.-pe^er, with our mammoth Cq_h_>  p^y,o|V^Ul)Eyi^M,STAR8j SATURDAY, JUNE 1.
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Union Directory.
Council, President, Joe. Dixon; "vice-
president, John Crow; secretory, J. C.
Marshall, P. O. Box 169; financial secretaiy, W. J. Beer; treasurer, J. Pearey;
statistician, G. Walto; serjeant-at-arms,
■C. 3. Salter. Parliamentary committee—
•Chairman, John Pearey; secretary, J.
Morton. Meeting—First and third Friday
ln each month, at 7.30 p. m., In Union,
Ball, cor. Dunsmulr and. Homer streets.
IF. CM., meets overy Saturday at 7.30 p.m.
. ln Foresters' hall, van Anda. President,
It. Altken; vice-president, C. A. Melville;
.secretary,  A.  Hupor, Van Anda,  3. C:
treasurer,   H.  V.   Price;     conductor,  P.
Burt; warden, John Linklatcr.
Union,   local  No. 28. President, Chas.
• Over; vice-president, XV. W. Nolson; recording secretary, Jas. H. Perkins; financial secretary, R. J. Loundes; trcasur-
• or, Wm. Ellenacr. Meeting every Friday
at 8 30 p. m. ln Union Hall, corner Homer
and Dunsmulr streets.
the next meeting of the Board of Licence Commissioners for the City of Vancouver, we shall apply for a renewal of
the Hotel Licence for tho premises situated on (Lot 0, Block 5, Subdivision of District Lot O. G . T., known as tho Royal
Hotel, in the said City of Vancouver
No 220 meet the lust Sunday ln eaoh
.month at Union hall. President, C. S.
Campbell; vice-president, George Wilby;
secretary, S. J. Gothard, P. O. box GS;
treasurer, XV. Brand; sergeant-at-armB,
Andrew Stuart; executive committee, E.
Ii. Woodruff, 6. lt. Itobb, J. H. Browne
N. "Williams; delegates to Trades and
"Labor council, J. C. Marshall, Robt" Todd,
J. H. Browne.
the next meeting of tlie lioard of Licence Commissioners for the City of Vancouver, I shall apply for a renewal of the
Hotel Licence for the pi entities, situated
on Lot M. Blot* 41. Subdivision of Dls-
trlet Lot 19ti, known as tiie Simnyslde
Hotel in the mild City ot Vancouver.
tho next regular sitting of the Board of
License Commissioners for the City of
Vancouver, I shall apply for' a renewal
of the Hotel LIcenbe for the premises
situated on Lot 10, Block 2, Subdivision
of District Lot 19U, known as the City
Hotel, ln the said City of Vancouver.
the next meeting of the Honrd or Licence Commissioners for the City ot Vancouver. 1 shall apply for a renewal of the
Hotel Licence for the premises situated
on Lot l, Block110, Silb-illv.nlon of Dlstiict
Lot 341, known as the Queen's Hotel, In
the said City ot Vancouver.
the next regulur sitting ot tho Board of
License Commissioners for tho City of
Vancouver, I shall apply for a ronowal
of   tho Hotel   License  for  the premises
situated on Lot  Block Subdivision
of District Lot  known as the King's
Hotel, in tho said City of Vancouver.
(Signed.) ■••RA'XK TAMUURINO.
ffifeeta second and fourth'Wednesday of
each month, in Sutherland Hall, corner
Westminster avenue and Hastings street
at 8 p. m. President, G. Dickie; vice-president, C. Bennett; secrotary, A. G.
Perry; treasurer, H. Vanderwalker; conductor, G. Lenfesty; warden, J. Marshall;
sentinel, F. C. O'Brien; delegates to
Trades and Lalbor Council: John Pearey,
Jas.' Barton, Geo. Lenfesty, G. Dickie and
•J. Howes. \
the next meeting of the Board of Licence Commissioners for tho City of Vancouver, I shall npply for a roncwnl of
my Licence for the promises situated on
Lot 2.   Block 3,   Subdivision  of  District
I&'.'oi   i G/uT- Kn0S'n aH th0 Granville
Hotel, In the said City of Vancouver.
_._.lhe "??xt WnS of the Board of Licence Commissioners for the City- of Vnn-
hThA,1, rha" npJ,,y for »renewal Sf
the Hotel Licence for the ..remlhes situated on 'Lots 11 and 12, .Block 23, Suli-di"-
Islon of District Lot Ml, know-n as the
Delmonlco Hotel ln the sold Sty of Vancouver, c. XV. HELMER.
the next rogulur sitting of the Hoard of
License Commissioners for the City of
Vancouver, wo shall apply for a renowal
of the fehop License for the premises situated on Lot  Block Subdl.Wlon of
District Lot  at No. to! Granville St.,
in the snld City of Vancouver.
(Signed.) STREET & OO.
the next regular stttlng of the Board of
License Commissioners for the City of
Vuncouver, we shall apply for a renewal
of the Shop License for the premises situated on Lot  Block  Subdivision of
District Lot  known as the Hudson's
Bny Warehouse, In the said City of Vancouver.
(Signed.) HUDSON'S BAY CO.
Per H. T. Lockyer, Manager.
Olid and fourth Thursday dn Union Hall,
. room No. 3   President, Wm. F. MoKen-
-zle, 487 Ninth avenue; vice-president,
Hugh Wilson; recording secretary, A. E.
-Coffin, 730 Nelson street; financial secretory, H. S* Falconer; treasurer, George
Walker; conductor, Jas. Ferguson; warden, Jos. Dixon; delegates to T. and L.
- counc.1, Jos. Dixon, Robt. Macpherson,
H. Wilson.
WEAVERS' UNION meets every third
Sunday in each month at 3-p. m, in Union hall,  corner Du.n_g__.ulr    and Homer
-streets. J.  Stoney. vice-pi esldent:   R. J.
. Neary, secretary, Cedar Cove, P. O.; Van-
. couver. Visiting 'brethren Invited to attend.  '	
_._.„ ° 1J?xt mce,"nB of tlie Board of Licence Commissioners for tho City of Van-
T?JS^_.I**alLnpJ>Iy f0.r a renewal of my
Licence, for the Imperial Hotel, situated
R" Lo',«', Bl°<tt D, O. G. T.. fn Se m'd
City of Vancouver.       .EMMA GOLD,
tho next regular sitting of the Board of
License Commissioners for the City of
Vancouver, -we shall apply for a renewal of the Hotel License for tho premises situated on Lot S, Block 3, Subdivision of District Lot O. G. T., known as
the Dougall House, in the said City of
'jje next meeting of the Board of Li
cenco Commissioners for the City of Van-
S°"™r- I 8ha» apply for a Hitel Licence
J. ii. Mclean.
• MACHINISTS—Beaver Lodge, No. 182—.
Meets second and fourth Wednesday In
• each month in Union Hall. President,
Wm. Beer; corresponding" secretory, E
Timmlns, 726- Hamilton street;, flnanolnj
secretary, J. H. MoVety, 1211 Seymour
AMBRIOA, No. 178-Meets alternate
Mondays ln room 1, Union Hall.' Prcsl-
•dent, F, Williams; vfde-preBident, Miss
• Graham; recording secretory, H. O.' Bur.*
ritt; financial secretory, Tremalne Best;
treasurer,' C. E. Nellson; ' sergeant-at-
arms, J. Dooust.
T ?p_fn?,?*r*?eBU nr. siMne ot tne Boa-*"! of
License  Commissioners  for tho  City  of
._ 'he  Hotel  License   for  the premises
™.U^?r0n.Li?tiC'nBlock •'•• Subdtvlsi?,, of
District Lot O. G. T.. known as the Union
H&el,"_, _he b'lld C"y ot Vancouver      "
(SJgned.) i A. GARiD.
the next regular sitting of the Board of
License Commissioners fpr the City of
Vancouver, iwe shall apply for a renewal
of the Saloon License for the premises
situated on Lot 1, Block 3, Subdivision of
District Lot O. G. T., known as the Balmoral, in the said City of Vancouver.
(Signed.)       R. C. MULLIGAN & CO.
the next regular sitting of the Board of
License Commissioners for' the City of
Vancouver, I shall npply for a renewal of
the Shop License for the premises situated on Lot 14, Blook 2, Subdivision of District Lot 511, known ns the Shop, 37 Cordova SL, In the saJd City of Vancouver.
(Signed.) Wit URQUHART.
T i„!?nP^X^re(*n,,''lr, slttJne of th0 Board of
License Commissioners for the City of
Vancouver 1 shall apply for a renew™
of   the  Hotel   License   for  the  premises
tt»^ V*' Block2' Subdivision of
Dstr ct Lot .,.1. kon-vn as the Hotel Nor-
den. In the said City of Vancouver.
(Signed ) p. LAIRISEN
tho next regular sitting? of the Board of
License Commissioners for the City of
Vancouvei, I shall apply for a renewal
of the Hotel License for the premises situated on Lots C and 7, Block 10, Subdivision of District Lot .">H, known ai
tho Sherman, in the said City of Vancouver. v
meets every second "and fourth Wednes'
day m each month in Union Hall.   Presl-
"dent,  Geo.   Bartley;    flrst vice-president,'
'Geo. Wilby; second vdoe-pHesldent, T.' H.
•Cross; recording secretary, L. D. Taylor;
-^financial secretary, John Pearey; statistician, H. Williamson. ,   i
No. 2. Meets in Labor',Hall, Homer
.street, every first and third Saturday in
each month at 8 p. m. Ernest Burn, president; Chas. Durham, secretary, 847 Harris street.
the next regular sitting of the Board ot
License  Commlssloneis  for  the  Cltv of
SVn^UVSrV \ srh,a" appIy tor a renewal
«/..,; S.Hot?' I'loenso for the premises
sltua cil on Lot 1, Block 3, Subdivision of
tr.ilTHotel, in the said City of Vancouver.
,  R. Bryce.
.•America, Local, No. 46; Vancouver, B. C.
President, Jas. Webster; vice-president,
R. F. .McDonald; recording' secretary,
"Wm. H. Barnes; corresponding secretary,
F. Rawllng, 540 Granvllle'street, room 10;
ffinancial secretary, C. J.' Salter, 413 Powell
street; 'treasurer, W. Wood; master-at--
arms, F. Moylcs; delegates to'Trades and
Labor Council, C. J.-Salter and F. Rawllng.
the next regular'stttlng' of tho Board ot
License Commissioners for the City ot
Vancouver, I shall apply for a renewal
of the Saloon License for the premises
situated on Lot...:,.Block.:'.., Subdivision
of Dlstiict Lot  known nsi the Boulder
Saloon, In the said Cltv of Vancouver,
(feigned.),     ARTHUR A. LA1NGLDY.
the next rogulnr sitting of the Board of
License Commissioners for the City of
Vancouver. I shall apply for a renewal
of tho Saloon License for tho premises
situated on Lots 24, nnd 25, Block 7, Subdivision of District'Lot 90. known as the
Crown Saloon, in the said City of Vancouver. /
"(Signed.) JNO. DECKER.
the next regular sitting of the Board of
License Commissioners for the City of
Vancouver, I shall npply for a renewal
of. the Hotel License for the premises situated on Lots 9 & 10. Blk. 1, Subdivision of
District Lot O. G. T., known as the Commercial, in the said City of Vancouver.
(Signed.)    HAYWOOD & PRESCOTT.
the next regular slttlhg of the Board of
License Commissioners for the City ot
Vancouver, 1 shall apply for a renewal
of the Hotel License for the premises situated on Lots 7, S and 9, Blook 11, Subdivision of District Lot 541, known as the
Arlington Hotel, ln the said City of Vancouver.
(Signed.) ROBT. HUNTLY.
To the Editor of The Inditundent:    '
Dkak Sin,—A  mass meeting of  the
miners of Pine City, Atlin District, was
held on tho 13th inst., to discuss  tho
question of \vagen and to adopt some
means of protection in thnt direction, ns
tho  hydraulic companies  havo  bfcgan
reducing wages so thut tho working men
hero nro worso off in every way than' in
civilization.   It was accordingly decided
to form a union, under tlio name of tho
Atlin District Miners Union which was
done.   I have been instructed to communicate this fact to tho different cities
on tho coast in order thnt tho" public
mny bo informed as to tlie stnteof affairs
at present  prevailing  hero  from  tlie
workingrann's standpoint. 'In the first
place, everything is high, except wages.
I am informed that most articles nre to
bo bad cheaper in Dawson.   Tho following is a list of a few of tho principnl
staples with prices  as chnrged by the
storekeeper here: Flour, $7, n sack of
50 pounds; sugar, 15c a pound; rice 15c
u pound; beans 15c a pound; bacon 29c
a pound; potatoes 15c a pound; fresh
meat 40c n pound; butter 00c a pound.
In the next plnce, the hydraulic companies aro paying 40c an hour and forcing the men to board with them at the
rnteof $1.50 a day, which means that a
man only gets $2.50 a day of 10 hours of
the hardest kind of work in a country
where  he is  lucky if lie  gets in  four
monthB steady work during the season,
nnd where most of the ordinary necessaries of life, not to mention luxuries,
are practically beyond the reach of the
laboring man.   There are plenty of men
in Atlin  already, and nothing  much
doing yet, as tho spring is exceptionally
Into and there is still on an average ,two
or three feet of snow.   If you will kindly
put these few facts before the public,
Mr. Editor, you will confer a fnvor on
the undersigned, und no doubt, also, on.
those sf the laboring class who may contemplate coming to  this ^part  of the
country under the mistaken idea that
things  are just ns advertised  by the
hydrnulicand transportation companies.
Yours, truly. • H. E. Bkown,
Secretary A. D. M. Union,
Pine City, B. C, Hay 14.1901.
DECORATOR'S, Local lUnlon No. 138.
.Meets every Thursday in Labor hall. Preceptor,-W. Davis; president, W.'Pavier;
"vice-president, E. Crush; recording-secretary, C. Plnder, 1753 Eighth avenue, Fatr-
vlew; financial secretary, W. Halllday,
Elcsmcre House; treasurer,' H. MoSor-
dey; trustees, C Irwin,' B. Cross aiid W.
"Cole. ' 'i ;• .- 'Jc'
branch, meets every alternate Tuesday,
In room No. 2, Labor Hall. President,.J.
Davidson; secretary, J. T. Braeis, 52S Harris   street. >    - -
< the next regular sitting of the Board of
License Commissioners for tho City of
Vancouver. I shall apply for a renewal
of the Saloon License for the premises
situated on Lots 1 nnd 2, Block .., Subdivision of District Lot O. G T., known as the
Alhambra. In the said City of Vancouver.
James Thompson.
the npxt regular sitting of the Board of
License Commissioners for the City of
Vancouver, I shall apply for a renowal
of the Hotel License for the premises situated on Lot 12, Block 5, Subdivision of
District Lot 341, known as the Savoy Hotel in the said City of Vancouver.
(Signed.) S  D. NESBITT.
the next regular sitting of the Board of
License Commissioners for' the City "of
Vancouver, I shall apply for' a renewal
of'the Hotel License for the premises sit'
uotcd, on Lot G, Block 2, Subdivision of
District Lot O. G. T, known as the Gold
Hou«e, In the said City of Vancouver.
(Signed.) F. H. CLEM.
the next*resular sitting of the Board of
License Commissioners for the Cltv of
Vancouvor I shall apply for a renewal
of the Saloon License for tho promises
situated on Lot  Block  Subdivision
of District Lot  known as the Bodega,
In the «-iId Cltv of Vancouver.
'•(Signed.)'   McTNTOSH & MACKLEY.
C"*-      -     .vERS'     UNION,     NO.     357-
Meets the first Tuesday ln each month
<ln Union hall. President, A. Kochel; vlce-
piesldent, C. .Crowder; secretary, G.
"Thomas,   Jr.,   148  Cordova   street  west;
treasurer, - S: W. Johnson; sergeant-at-
•arms, J. W. Brat; delegates to Trades
■and'Labor Council,-J, Crow.-F.-Jost, A.
Kochel.     "   " *  "
■meets ln O'Brien's Hall, the first and
third Tuesdays of each month. T. A.
Phillip, president; N." -J. Orr," secretary,
2,022 Westminster Avenue. .   .
the next icsulnr slitting of the Board of
License Commissioners for the Cltv of
Vancouver, I' shall apply for a" renewal
of the Hotel License for tho premises
situated on Lot... , Block...., Subdivision
of District Lot  known ns tho Mint, in
the said City of Vancouver.
(Signed ) - J. s. WOOD.
the next regular sitting of the Board ot
License Commissioners for the City of
Vancouver, I shall npply for a renewal
of the Shop License for the premises situated on Lot 1. 'Block 24, Subdivision of
District Lot-541. known as 550 .Hastings
street, in the said City of Vancouver.
(Signed.)   ■ GEO. W. WEIEKS.
Applications for Licenses.
the-next meeting ot the'Board of Licence Commissioners for the City ot Vancouver, 1 shall' apply for a renewal of
tho Saloon Licence for the premises situated on Lot —, Block —, Sub-dlvlslon of
"District Lot —, known as the Mining Ex>
change lu tho said City of Vancouver.
the next regular slttlng'of. the'Board of
License Commissioners for the City of
Vancouver, I shall apply for a renewal
of' the Hotel License for the premises
situated on Lot 192. Block 15, Subdivision
of District Lot 19G, known as the Glasgow
House. In the said Cltv of Vancouver.
(Signed.)' COLIN DAWSON.
the next meeting of tho Board of Ll-
•cence Commissioners for tho City of Vancouver, wo shall apply for a renewal of
our Ulccnce for tin- premises, situated on
Lot —, Block —, Subdivision nf District
iLot —,  known ns the Gold  Seal Liquor
•Co,, in the nnld City of Vancouver,
the next meeting of the Bnnrd.of LI-
•cence Commissioners for the City of- Vancouver,   1 Hhall apply  for n  renew nl  of
the Hotel Licence for the .premises situated nn I^ntH C and 7, Block 14, Stubdlvision
•of District Lot Ml, known as-tho Grnnd
Hotel,   In the snld Cltv of-Vancouver.
■■ the next regular sfttlng of the Board of
License Commissioners, for tho City of
Vancouver, I'Rhnll apply for a renewal
of the Hotel License for' tho promises
situated on Lot:.'.., Block.'.... Subdivision
of District Lot...., known ns the Strand
Hotel, ln the said City of Vancouver.
(Signed.) ,    W. D, WOOD.
 1 .	
tho next regulnr sitting of the Board of
License Commissioners for tlio Cltv ot
Vancouver, I shall apply for a renewal
of the Saloon License for* the premises
situated on Lots 11 and 12, Blook 11, Subdivision of District Lot Ml. known ns the
iMeichnnts' Exchange, ln the snld City of
Vancouver.' .
(Signed.) XV. II. QUANN.
Times are hard and cash Is scarce, and
is likely to bo Oil after the fishing season. On the other hand we are, placing
our students Into positions so fast (3,1 ln
seven weeeks) that we will be short of
graduates for the fall business.. For this
reason we are prepared to make arrangements (with responsible parties) for a full
commercial course Un such a way that the
full fee is not payable till the end of tho
sW months' course. Offer open till June
Ifith. 1901.   * •!•,.,
P. O. Box 347. Vancouver, B. C.
the next regular slttlng'of the Board of
License Commissioners for the Cltv of
Vancouver, I shall npply for ^'renewal of
the Hotel License for the premises situated on Lot 1C. 'Block 4, Subdivision of
District Lot O. G. T. known as the Cosmopolitan, In the "said Cltv of Vancouver.
(Signed.) J. T   ABRAY.
the next regulnr sitting of the Boaid of
Llecnt-o Commissioners for the City of
Vancouver, I shall apply for u renewal of
tho Hotel (License for the premises -situated on Lot...., Block..'.., SubdivlB!on_of
Dlstribr Lot  known as the Windsor
Hotel. In the said City of Vancouver.
To the Editor of The lM>Ei>__MiE_ir:'   '       '
Sir,—In your issue of 25th inst., under
the heading "A'Jerry'Job," I notice
that the'committee making the report
hnve failed to report on the stability of
the structure referred-to. This, in my
opinion, is of the utmost importance. I
know from casual observation that the
girders iri the basement are unsafe;
being too smal,! to carry the superencum-
bentload. It is this that, in part, is
responsible for inequalities in the floor.
I would give you figures to prove this
had I access to the plans, so ns to get
the loads on' these girders. It you think
it worth the trouble you can hand this
letter to the committee having the
mutter in hand, who can communicate
with me if they see fitf Respectfully,
J. MpEachone.
Vancouver, JIny 30, 1901.        '     '
Ut   I *
To the Editor of The Independbm:   "
Sir,—Will borne kind green-grocer, or
any^ other person, please ndvertise in
Thk Ikdepsn'djint where workingmen
can buy vegetables grown and cultivated
by white labor. There is money iii'it
for anybody that does this.
Vancouver. 'May 30, 1901.'
Is used by THE J. 0. KING CO., Limited, upon all
their manufacture of Boots and Shoes.* No strikes, cessation
o« work or labor difficulties promote the highest possible pro-^
ductJon of perfect workmanship.   In thus consulting the fntenwiuV
of the consumer we urge that you DEMAND
Creenlees Brothers,
Are now asked for ip Preference
foamj other brand.
J.   K.   MECREDY,   Sole   Agent,
Telephone   &9Q<
Arcade   Vaults,   CambJe * Bireet.
' A,[ Ml, TYSON,,
Fish, Game, Fruit, and
112 Coedova St. 'Phone 442
Telephone 655c.
the next regular Hitting of tho Board of
License OommlBslonerB for tho Cltv of
Vnncouvcr, 1 sliull npply for a renewal of
the Hotel Lloennp for tho 'premises ilt-
•uateil on Lot 7. Block 5, Sulxlivision of
District Lot O. G. T., known ns the Carter
Himihc. In the wild City of Vancouver.
(Slsnt'd.) *   MRS. J. 'L. CAHTRR.
11 •     1 i   -
The roturn of the ulerkof the crown in
chancery on the general election of, last
November lias just been presented to
Parliament. The number of rejected
ballots'■ in' tho election was 7,718, 'as
against 13,871 in 1890, which woilld tend
to show tho superiority of 'the existing
ballot l'orm over the disc' ballot of 1896
Times are'ha'rcl'aiid'cash Is scarce,
and Is likely to be OH after'the fishing
season. On the other hand we are
pla'cing our students'Into positions so
fast '(33 lh seven \veete_), that we will
be short of graduates for the fall'business." For this reason we are prepared
to maike arrangements <with responsible parties) for .a full commercial
course in such a way that the ,fuil fee
is not payable till the end of the six-
months' course. Offer open till 'June
ISth,'1901.     ' v
The H.B.A.Vogel Commercial College -
Western Cartage Co
'1'',   ,""l.V' -__     '      i-t-    ri- .'--"S.'.r      ,;,,*.-
W. A. McDonald
Trucks, Drays and Express
Wagons for. afli Purposes.
'A. ■    t   .»,\   -   rj\" -,,1 i;,
Office: 314 CanNe Street.
: «;<\ >
P. Oi' Sor M7.
'" Vancouver,' R-' C
The total vote by provinces was as foi-
lows:'"' '
the next meeting'of'the'Board of LI'
•cence Commissioners for the City'of Vancouver, I shall »ipply,for a-renewal of mv
*Hotcl Licence for the "premlaesr situated
on 'Lot —, iBlock —, Subdivision of, Dls-
tnlot Lot'—, known asT tho *~ Terminus
■Hotel in the said City-of-Vancouver. ~
W. N. J'ONO'-S.   --
the next meeting of the Board of Licence CommlBsIoners for the City of Van-
•couver, I shall apply for„a.renewal,of the
v Hot4r'LHcertce'''fof'-the'-premIiei atiittt**
in the said Olty of Vancouver.,,,*.*._ t_,
noticm: is nrciu.nY givi.n that at
the noxt retnilnr sitting of the Board of
License CommlHHlnni'rs for the Cltv of
Vancouver, 1 shall npply for .1 wiimvnl
01   tho  Hotel   License  for  the  piumlses
situated nn Lot  Block fiiilxlivliilnn
of  District  Lot  known as the  Badminton 'Hotel, In the said City of Vuncouver,                          "      1
(Signed.) J. O. CLARK.
the next regulnr sitting of .the Board of
License Commissioners for the Cltv • of
Vancouver, l"shall apply'for a renowal
of tho Hotel License for the premises
situated -on Lot 10. Blook-33,.Subdivision
orDlltrlot I_ot 341,-knoWrt as the Clarcneo
Hotel; ln the snld Cltytof. Vancouver. • —
(Signed.) W. H. JACKSON.
thtftiext regular'sWrln^r "of the "Board'of
Lldense Commissioners for the City of
Vnhcouver, I, shall'apply?far''a renewal
of ' the' 'Hotel' t,16eiis»-"frfr> the > premises
situated on Lot BloOk...,, Subdivision
of 'District Lot  knowtTas the Serord
ilfotel, ln tho said City of Vancouver.
(si^ed.),.^^. '/;<ra»iiow-f.'/
the next regular sitting of the. Board nf
Licence Commissioners for tho City of
Vancouver, 1 shall apply for a renewal of
tho Hotel iLlcenBo for tho premises situated on iMt 20. Blook 7, Subdivision nf
District Txit 1%; known ns the Klondvke
Hotel, in the sulk! Cltv of Vuncouver.
. ... 'A"?,2f8
... . 107,1)36
. ... C8..X.0
. ... 23,(118
the next regular sitting of the Board of
LIceiiK' Commissioners for the Cltv of
Vancouver, 1 shall apply for a renewal of
tho Hotel License for tho promises situated on Lots 1 and 2, Block 4, Stibdlvflslon
or Olstrlct Lot 511, known as the Hotel
Mctropole, ln tho said City ot Vancouver.
the next regulnr sitting of the Board of
License Commissioners for the'City of
.Vancouver, 1 shall apply for a renewal of
the Shop License for the premlseB situated  cm  Lot....,   Block  BuOxlhifllon
of'Dlstirtot Lot....,'known   aa£ Nol OH
"Westminster Avenue.', tt *    . ,1       '
i,i'(Slgned.')   IViY.UBAF. LIQUOR CO., Ld.
•   tiJ*        .' " John,J..Tu_lt,'?Managcr.
■ ■       1        ■ I    ■>. li I Ml       	
" For stomach trouble of any Wnd take
Flint's "Dbrapelrala Tablets. They cure
or you get your money back. EQc box.
)McDoweU.iAtki_}e,yWati_^.1CV .   W
New Brunswick	
Prince Edward Island.
llrltlsli Columbia	
Korthwoai Territories.
Total  Oii.A'JO
In tho general election of 181)11 tho
total vote cast wus 83C,(i00. Tho largest
majority, 2,772, was secured by tho
I'riino Minister in Quebec Kiist, and thu
Himillt'Bt majority, 1, in North liruce.
ZZSJtlastto-rs St.      Union Labor Only
There Is a nuise of tho city hospital
at present confined In the Isolation
hospital with erysipelas. She is alone
without attendance, because the other
nurses are'too busy to' look atter her.
This is a dlsgrta.ee. How' would' you
like suck' treatment?
Tte Mint
Is tho new saloon at the corner
of. Carrall and Hastings streets. Cape
goods are the'best; and * the prices 0.' K.
Soa'ttle Eainier'beor, 5'cents.   '"'' ■'   V!
Convalescents need Eisen Port—"the
buUdesi up. 'ofthe ..weakV—SOc- bottle.
Gold Seal Liqiior'Co.,1 748 Peudei. street.
Thing io the Market
Solid Copper Tea and Coffcis l'ota
Tea Kettles in all Sizes
Tlicuo goods will last a lifo time.
No scouring to keep clean
Always look bright     '
;*      *.T ■   rjf-r/-;:"-!!   v.
Crockery and Housefuraishings,
406 _u_4_40S Weatalnrtw'-Ato^'iJi.ciNfrcr
The Shirtwaist
18 here aud if there Id a shirtwaist
exam that we cannot make beautiful by
our systom ol washing and., ironing,
then that Bhlrtwalal Is beyond all
human help. ,    ,   ,     v. -
\V« have patent machines (or doing
-Slilriurlots-and-a-dlstinet process lathe hands of skilled'oporatore^wliloh
retains.all the.original appearanco of
now goods direct from the makers.
''AH'Information cheerfully''given hy
our drl.ers ln uniforms,'      i
i    : '.'-J "it   •._ iir.j
Steam Laundry
D.M. STEWART, Prop.   ''
Phonk 340. Ol'fJ - 914 K'iciiAnos St.
Tlio laundry of the dark red wagon-.
I :   GE0.HAV   : $
A     Vancouver's    Pioneer k Clothes   ' &
sT'     Renovator, makes a salt 'new.-   • ^»-
} Dyeing and Jejwiring. X
21« Cambie Bt., Vikoowzs.        X
All amfen tf fte R. C. I. P. A.' can iloto t kit c_m:
Ask ter It van Bikini your psrchuct.
*"  kftftonaco «v the a' r, of u'"'
1 •   !.'.__   .11  .-MA .1 >   ,1
Good only during months named on right '
haDd-corner'and Whan properly .sigried ui
eriMPBD with the number of tha Load, tt   ~j
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■' -iii THE INDEPENDENT.  SATURDAY, JUNE 1...  .1901.  SALMAGUNDI.  Ihe Man Who Doesn't Advertise.  Drcallios there a man with soul so dead  That to himself he hath not .said,  ��' Jly trade ot Into Is uettliu; bail,  I'll try another ten Inch ad."  Kaueli there he, go mark hhii well,  Tor him n�� bank uceount shall mvl'11���  Noiuigel wateli IhcKolden stair  a'o Welcome home a millionaire.  To audi a man the noisy din  t)f trallle may not enter In,   ,  For bargain hunters by the score  Shall puss nor heed his dingy door; o  lor though his sign is on the wall  Aud on some barnyard gate a scrawl  Uo people who have cash ami sense,    0  Co prancing round lo rend llie (once.  Tho man who never asks for trade  By local line or ad displayed f  Cares more tor rest than worldly gain  And patronage bill gives him pain;  Tread lightly, Mends, let no rude sound  iiisturb his solitude profound.  ; Here let him live in calm repose  Unsought except by men he owes.  And when lie dies, go plant him deep  That naught may break his dreamless sleep,  Where no rude clamor may dispel  The quiet that he loved so well,  And that the world may know its loss.  Place on his grave a wreath ot moss  And on the stone above, " Hero lies        j  A man who wouldn't advertise."  ���Mortimer Crane Drown.  Tou needn't bo a hog to raise one.  Debt, like death, always casts a  in the homes of honest folks.  gloom  A rascal is never a gainer, though ho  may think that he is.  A sure sign of laziness���When you see  a person swoop the dirt of a Jloor into n  corner and put the broom in front of il  lo bide it.  Tlio following sound advice occurs in  nn almanack: "If you wish to have a  shoo of durable materials, you should  make the tipper leather of the mouth of  a hard drinker; for that never let's in  water."  " What's deni spots on you all's forehead? " asked Mr. Erustus Pinkley.  " My wife dono gimme dem," answered  Mr. Simpkins Collillower. "Dat's de  atylishes' kin' o' decorations. Dem's  poker dots."  tloiii'  been  Pop���Wot the dickens yer been  ���with my razor?  35ub���-I cannot tell a lie.   I've  openin' Olympian oysters with it.  Pop���Go and givo it a rub on a brickbat immediately, or I'll niver be able to  git a decent shave to-day.  __3cggfir���Could vou spare a poor fellow oiuy ten doiiars to get supper And  lied in the Salvation Army shelter?  City Man (excited)���Ten dollars?  Beggar���S'eusc me, sir, I meant ten  cents. I've just come from Dawson,  and ain't got used to Vancouver ways  .yet.  Young Wife���You always seemed to  have plenty of money before we were  married.  Loving Husband���It was only seeming.   I had very little.  Young Wife���And you told mc- you  expected to be rich.  Loving Husband���I am rich, my dear.  I've got you.   (She feinted.)  Mrs. Brown���So poor old Jones is  gone at last. Consumption, the doctor  eaiu it were.  Mrs. Green���That's strange; there  never wero any Consumption in ,the  family as I heard on.   "    Q  Mrs. Brown���Oh, that don't make no  difference. My sister's 'usband was  carried 'off liy gastric fever, and they  never had no gas in the house at all;  they burned paraffin.   Oii.one_ofjcasioii_wliik!_a_miniflter_in  Aberdeenshire was speaking of the tie  that keeps pastor and ilock together, ho  used the following familiar illustration.  '"My brethren," he said, "supposing  ������'. me to be the shepherd, an' you to be the  sheep, an' Tammas gangster to lie the  sheep-dog ." Tlio precentor, how-  over, suddenly interrupted tho minister  under tho sense of humiliation iii being  considered thcHhccp'dofe ofthe illustration; "I'll be no man's sheep-dog,  niinisterj" ho exclaimed, warmly and  ; indignantly. ":'" I'm only speaking  ���mystically,".;' explained tho minister.  "Un, na," retorts Tammns Sangster, "I  lcen lino ye wisna speaking mystically.  Yo wis speaking maliciously, just to gar  the folk laugh at me when we get oot."  Another sleepy minister, Mr. Shanks  of Aberdeen, fell sound asleep one morning after giving out the I'salni. And tlie  mor�� encouraged was he to take a bit  nap,' as the precentor used to continue  on singing until taliped on tlie head by  the minister, 'when it was thought all  the congregation had come. On the  occasion referred to, the precentor sun  away till he could warble no longer, aud  at bast stopped. This awoke the minister, who rn.se, tapped the precentor on  the head us usual, and angrily asked,  " What's your business' stoppiu' before  you got the putt?"���gol tho the signal  to stop. To this demand the precentor  replied���" It's easy for you, minister, to  sit suotterin' up there, an'keek mo bit'  ba'iug till there's scarcely left a breath  in my body."  The Karl ot Uochester meeting with  tlie great Iwiae Barrow in the Bark, told  his companions that ho would have some  fun with the rusty old pot. Accordingly  he went up with great gravity, and, taking oft his hat, made the doctor a profound how, saying, *' Doctor, I am yours  to my shoe tie." Tlio doctor, seeing his  drift, immediately pulled off his beaver,  and returned the bow with, ',' My lord,  I am yours to the ground." Koc'hester  followed uphis salutation by adeeper bow,  saying, "Doctor, I am yours to the  centre." Barrow, with a very low obeisance, replied, " Jly lord, I am yours to  the antipodes." His lordship, nearly  ravelled, exclaimed, " Doctor, I am  yours lo the lowest pit of hell." "There  my lord," said Barrow sarcastically, "I  leave you," and walked off.  als among the chiefs and head men of  the tribes along the coast. They were  styled " Boston" medals, and as these  vessels flew tho stars and stripes, the  natives imagined Boston was the seat of  government of the United States. In  the samo year a number of British vessels appeared on the scene, and the  Indians learned to distinguish between  the rival Hags, to the British applying  the general title of "Kiiigtieorge men."  in contradistinction to tho name "Bos  ton men" lor all Americans. Long  after King George and been home to the  tomb, tho memory of his royal name  ruled supremo in this section, and even  to Ihe present day, when Boston culture  has supplanted Boston enterprise and  daring, the average .siwasli speaks of an  American as a"Boston man." Thus  doth tho untutored savage bring simple  homage to tho "hub," and help to feed  the overweening vanity of tho Boston-  inns.  CURRENT OPINION-ALL SORTS.  The Secret of Success.  Charles M. Schwab, head of the Steel  Trust, has delivered an address to a  graduating class of boys in New York in  which ho attempted to tell them the  secret of success in life. If'': tho boys  have been reading the papers the last  few days, most of them will conclude,  regardless of what Mr. Schwab; told  them, that the real secret of of success  is to get next to a man who is able to  manipulate the stock market.���Buffalo  Express.  Two Hundred Years Old.  On December li'J, IDOL', the Russian  press will have the opportunity of celebrating its 200th anniversary. It was  on that day iii the year 1702 that Peter  the Great signed the ukase ordaining  the publication of the first Russian  newspaper, the jS'ews on Military and  Other Matters. A few days later the  first number of this official Russian  newspaper was issued, and from January 10, J 703, it appeared regularly both  in Petersburg and Moscow. This first  Russian newspaper, by the way, had  but a short life. The News ceased to  ippear in 1711. Already preparations  are being made in the Russian empire  for a worthy celebratiou of this jubilee.  The Bibliographical society of Mascow  plans the publication of a magnificent  work, containing a list of all the Russian  newspapers published from 1702 lo 1002  and adorned with the pictures of prominent journalists and publishers. Tlio  net proceeds of tho sale of the work are  to bo used as a fund for supporting  lieedj- journalists. They also intend to  arrange on this occasion a newspaper  exhibition at Moscow.  Vicious Education.'  In Indiana ruffian murdered his enemy, slaughtered his victim's wife, mortally wounded a policeman and then  took his worse than useless life. He  left a vainglorious letter, foretelling his  atrocious crimes and boasting that he  was Kentucky bred. "I'm from Kentucky," ran the letter. "You know  what's in those people now." No douot  the foolish thought was with him that  Kentucky people would be proud of his  atrocious butchery, when the truth is  his shocking crime will be detested by  them. This was a plain' case of vicious  standards operating on a weak mind,  Here and there silly men boast irresponsibly of the extreme measure they would  take to resent a trifling grievance. " No  man can call me a liar and live;" "I'll  shoot any may who kicksmydog;" "the  man who slaps my child will want a  collin." Such expressions fall lightly  from foolish men, and now and then  weak minded creatures like the Indiana  murderer hear and tako them seriously,  and trouble results.  Good for the Lawyers.  Two Woodstock men have had two  law suits over a $20 horse. The same  judge heard the case both times. On  the llrst trial no gave the plaintiff the  decision; on the second ho reversed it,  deciding for both���following the evidence. That makes things even as far  winning is concerned. The costs aro  said to amount to about $3,000. There's  a moral in this story.���Hamilton Times.  Eight You Are.  Those who  like  to  give schoolboys  exercises that will  make  their heads  hum are recommended to try this, from  an Knglish paper:  There was once a writer named Wright,  Who instructed his sons to write Wright;  He said: "Write Wright right,  It is not right to write,  Wright awry, try to write Wright aright."���  ���Montreal Star.  And Plenty of Sauce.  There's    no    reason    why . Ottawa  shouldn't    indulge   in   spring   lamb.  They'll have the mint there���Toronto  Star.  Or Give It to the Postmen.  Fifteen hundred  dollars  indemnity!  All the M. P.'s who aren't strong enough  to lift it can leave it in the cashier's  oilice.���Toronto Star.  Hello!  The'telephone company has rung off  and removed its wires from the Senate.  Its instruments, however, are still in the  chamber.���Ottawa Citizen.  "Boston Men."  A Spokesman-Review reader, "not  long from the east," inquires the origin  of the phrase "Boston men" in the  Chinook jargon. It sprang from the  enterprise of Boston merchants in fitting  out the ships Columbia and tho sloop  Washington tb trade in tho Pacific northwest. The captains oftheso vessels, in  1702, distributed silver and copper med-  Its Characteristic.  Some one says the United States ' at  present is a land ilowing with ink and  money.���London Advertiser.  Information regarding the whereabouts of George Patterson, who was in  this Province 20 years ago, when his  relatives last heard of him, is wanted oy  Detective'Palmer. Albert Patterson, of  272 Adelaide street, Toronto, requested  that the search be made.  Gold Seal Canadian Rvc is Seagram's  Grand Old Rye. '.Only, 50c bottle. Gold  Seal Liquor Company.  -���-The Mlot.^  Is located at the corner of Carrall and  Hastings streets. The bottled goods are  nil first-class and the prices right for  every one,   Seattle Rainier becrjocents.  Now, gentlemen, here is the shop to  get your hair cut to suit you: Corner  Cambie and Cordova.   C. Kllis.  FL.tNTS BROMO GRIPPE CUIUS,  novo;' falls to completeOy cure a cold  within 24 hours. Gives Instant relief���  guaranteed, your money back. 25c.  box at McDowell, Atkins, Watson Co.  Our Regular Prices arc as a rule lower than the " REDUCED " .  prices of other stores.  Ilere are some recent arrivals in Kitchen Goods.  Wire Pic Lifters  10c each  Wire Egg Whips    5c each  '   Wire Cross Toasters    5c each ,   '  Large Wire Toasters   ' Oc each  Large Bowl Strainers   IOc each  Small Bowl Strainers ; ...   5c each  Pie Crimpers   IOc each  Soap Savers    IOc each  Walk in and look around.'  FREDERICK BUSCOMBE & CO.  China Hall, 819 Hastings Bisect. ,  Telephone 1���2���5 for a flno livery  turn-out. .1. J. Sparrow, Palace livery  stables.  Blue Ribbon Tea is packed in A'ancou-  vor by whito men���are you drinking it ?  At the carpenters mass meeting  Thursday night In Union hall, Messrs.  Dlxon, Macpherson, Burns and Morton  delivered speeches on organization.  The attendance was large, some 20  making application for membership.  When you want to hire a first-claaa  horse and buggy, go to the Palace  livery stables.  Telephone 135.  il as  Flint's Dyspepsia Tablets are guaranteed to restore falling appetite and  correct any kind of stomacb trouble;  60 c. box. McDowell, Atkins, Watson  Co.  The Independent wants a report <x��  each union meeStlng and news oonoern-  Inig rtho members of every organization.  Such reports and news will do much to  sustain and crefate Interest dn the organizations. Secretaries are especially  urgeM to send In these reports, bult  newa from any member of an organization will be received with pleasure.  Drink l.cd Cross Beer, tho beer that's  Sure, 75c pints, !f 1.50 doz. quarts. Gold  peal Liquor Co., 740 Pender htreet.  ���  Old Books  I Want a New Bike?  Come in and let us tell you about our new  Easu Payment Plan.   You'll own a high-grade  e I' " ....  *p wheel before you realize it is costing you anything.  ^ ASM ABOUT IT.  ��� Wm. RALPH   - B,^yd^ sto^c  34 Cordova St.  SOLE AGENT  CLEVELAND AND TRIBUNE BICYLES.  t  t  -AT���  GALLOWAYS..  BOOK EXCHANGE,  139 Hastings and  "14 Arcade  i h vim  From Their Nnnnimo, Southfleld and  Frotcctiou Isltmd* Collieries,  Steam, Cias  and  Blouse Coal  Of tho Following Grades:  Double Screened Lump,  Run of the Mine,  Washed Nut and  '-1 Screenln^A.  SAMUEL M. ROBINS, Superintendent.  EVANS, COLEMAN & EVANS,'Agents,    ,  "Vancouver City, B. C.  Mason &> BSisch  May be bought by monthly instalments from  Gideon Hicks & Co.  MteLennan,  Mcfecly & Co*  WHOLESALE AND  RETIAHJ DEALERS  IN  Shelf and Heavy  ardware  (MAIL ORDERS RECEIVE PROMPT ATOIENITION.  KELLY, DOUGLAS ��> CO.  WHOLESALE GROCERS,  Cordova and Water Streets,   -   Vancouver, B. C.  ��3|r Headquarters for  Domestic and Imported Cigars and Smoking Sundries.  hoc for Men  The name of Packard is a guarantee of the 'highest quality, style-  and lit produced in shoe leather, nn American shoo that is not nn-.  experiment, but enjoying the largest, output of any shoe in the-  Unit-d States trade of shoes. We have them in all leathers, shapes-"  and styles and aro tho exclusive agents in this vicinity.  $5.00 Per Pair.  9   1ft Cordova St  [Summer Clothing  The man-folks have found this clothing store a mighty attruc- ���  tive place the past few warm days.  We've tried to make it so, of course. So many men to bo  iitted out witli  [Summer Clothing,  $5 arid upward the suit.  And there are still many more who are to be fitted out in the  next few days.  JOHNSTON, KERFOOT & CO.  Vancouver's Big'Clothiers, 104-6 CORDOVA STREET,  Matters and Mc-ns's Furnishers. VANCOUVER.  5���a��� ��������� i||ii  23 Hastings struct,  vnncouvcr,  88 Government st.  Victoria.  Hardie & Thompson  Marino and General ���=*.  Consulting Mechanical Engineers  520 Cordova St. W., Vanccdver, B. C. Tel. 76  Patentees and designers ol the Hardie-  Thompson water tuoo boiler, new high  speed reversing engines, and special  machinery in light sections for mines.  Propellers Designed. Engines Indicated and  ��� . . Adjusted...  Solo agents ln B. C. and N. W. Territories lor  the United Flexible Metallic Tubing Co., Ltd.  London, Eng.  THERE IS  i-^ *��_r ma* r-���_.���-*�� ���%ayaa���ma-w  of Fire or Injury to  Health when you use  the  Wade and Butcher Razors  Rodqers Table and Pocket  Cutlery at  Tisdall's Qun Store 52l^eaet.in9&  Delays Are Daogerous  Nobby designs in Scotch, Irish and English tweeds are fast  disappearing. Make up your mind soon to purchase your summer Buit.   Flannel suitings, also coats and trousers, tho very  The price is now  such that almost everybody can afford it.  Once used, always  used. Apply at Office of:  LTD.  Cor, Carrall and Hastings  Streets.  latest now on view at the  334 Hastings St.  Vancouver, B. C.  Mall orders promptly attended to.  Sell measurement blanks aud tnmplcu  sent on application.'  ...TO REDUCE STOCK...  344 Carrall St.  ��� Tel. IOI.  )00O0CK)0OOOO00O(XKMX)ClO000O0OO0CX)O0OO0000O0OOO0OO0  Masscy-Barris and Stearns  ALL STYLES  BICYCLES ALL PRICES  KENDALL'S, 328 Cordova St  The belt place ln B. C. to hare your  Bicycle repaired.  A recent cough or cold that " BIG  4 COUGH CURE" will not.cure is not  worth curing*  .fl  I  i  -i'l  M  *  )_l  Fit-Reform Wardrobe    I


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