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 f^��wfT^f^��>^^T^^p-wtJ.��^'.--*rT^.^..^<r-r. ^. ~f~ ^..-T t ~nrpf  SUBSCRIPTION $1.25 1 EAR   ,  .���Wage-earners tfltould subscribe, becauso this paper  is published as their organ.  1$^*+f4sn  B. C. MMMM LOAN AND  SAVINGS CO.  Authorized Capltiil   .   $10,000,010  Subnurlbcd Capital   ���   -    l.MO.OOO  Aiiseti. over    .    -    - , -      .100,001  Head Olllco 321 Cambie Street, Van*  couver, B. C.  VOL. 4.  VANCOUVER, B. C;, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1901.  NO. 12  MINERS AMALGAMATION.  ' Uy a vote���181 for and 29 ngainst^-  tttte underground workers of Nanalmo,  Extension and Alexandra,.V. I., decided on Saturday last* to*affiliate their  several-organizations,, and the executive ���was Instructed to draft., a scheme  under'which the resolution of the men  irtttnild be. put .in force.  :BresIdont Rnlph Smith acted as  chairman and H. G. Shepard secretary.  The; report of " ,.  * u  The Combined Committees  ��T Soiitlh . Wellington, Extension nnd  Manalmo was rend. When the terrible  wine accident occurred on September  30th, rumors weie circulated to the  eilFect that the company intended to  ���give men living at Ladysmlth the  (places'of Extension, miners. A mas'  meeting was held on October 5th, wli ;n  a. committee 'was appointed to Interview the superintendent upon this matter, who said It wus so. Some eight  months 'previous Mr. Dunsmuir suJ.l  ihe imen could live where they pleased,  smd would always have work as lor..,  as they did It properly. Tlie amiilg.i-  .imition question was discussed and !t  was decided that the secretaiy nnd  (president wait on the Nanalmo an]  Alexandra unions to bring about affiliation. ' At this meeting President Ralph  Smith stated what was done at ,in  executive meeting held at Nanalmo,  October 12. It was clearly stated that  tfzdse steps should not be talken and all  reasonable methods be considered, and  tbat a, committee be appointed to wait  opon the employers and to urge, the  advantage of federated .labor conduct-  ad by common-sense constitutions.  trhlfl was accepted and endorsed by the  knteeting. Very strong antipathy against  axtoh a. proposition exised, botli in the  minds of a number -of employers and  employees, and it was decided to ap-  ffooach the management of eaoh'coni-  grnxiy, and try to "get them. to.'work  liarmoniously with the .general affllia-  . ..Moo. Tlhe committee^ interviewed Mr.  . Koblns, who eaidthait'ihe was . -  il i' !������'{ ^    '      '   ~        "'.<���* '   "*       .  'J*���*''" {(*- '"*> -Willing "to TVoIrk-.-:. ''.j- ;j  -^    _ ' *        *  r f ,  with the united miners, 'As he understood the* constitution of the union it  was ai incorporated! body under the  ecnmeot, which made provision for gen  ernmiant, /which made provision for  4B6nera_l grievances being treated by a  senerol committee. He was willing .to  meet them and arrange matters. Tbe  committee also went to Vlotoria, and  . 23rtenslon and South Wellington committee Interviewed Mr. amies Dunsmulr.  -Be agreed to work with Oils own united  eoiiioyees, but said Ire would not oon-  -sont to wortt with a federation ot Na-  oaimb men, and if his men united with  tbem he would havenothlng to do with  4___em, but would close the mines, as be  ,tuA plenty to serve ihis purpose and it  would not affect him. In .the afternoon  at the same day Mr. Smith and George  Johnson met him in his oflice at .the  parliament buildings, discussed the  whole question and he said large num-  - bees of men did not want anything to  flo with. Nanaimo, and he did not pur-  qoob to have anything to do with his  men if they federated. The committee  of all the miners, came together and  discussed the whole matter aind decided to  Ecoommend to the' Separate Lodges  that as Mr. Dunsmulr had agreed to  work with his o>vn united workmen  and, as there ai-e quite 'a few not in  'the-unions at-Extension" "and South  Wellington,' and as there Is no afllli-  - sited .union at Cumberland, the proper  ��� firing to do .was to get all these men  aud local unions affiliated before doing  anything more with the affiliation, but  to pemnlt the committee to stand and  fiend any necessary assistance to each  Other in bringing about federation of  the unions. Another general commlt-  ,tcc meeting was hVjld, when the re-  ,���'.' ports from the;local" lodges were��� pre-  ecnted, and we 'find that the commlt-  " tec's report was endorsed. This may  ���ecm inconsistent, so far as the  apodal committee's reports were en-  donsed   by   tho   unloiw, that a mass  ,.'���., 'mooting should have been called to further consider the same qmefrtiort, but  ,  Jt was explained that the Extension  ��� committee were anxious and asked for  it, thus It was decided to have the  meeting Saturday, the purpose of  which was to discuss the question of affiliation by the .South Wedllng-  ��� ton; Extension and Nanalmo miners  ��od mine laborers. This statement  Viaoes. the whole of the facts before  you, and tbo committee discussed the  quollon fairly  and! for ..the. best inter*, is of ull.  TI..J committee who reported wore:  M. <\ Shephard,' secretary; Ralph  Smith, president; R. Booth, Frank  RlchardHon, Win. Ncare, G. 3.. Johnston, Fred. Wilson,.Wm. Paiikln,.Dugal  Nuttall, Nell McCulSh,; H. E. James,  Jumea Batemnn, Win. Tozlcr.  The Ladysmlth Leader says tliilt  , A Notice "Was Posted Up  by some unknown persons at the Alexandria mine, on Friday Heading som-_-  thlng to the effect that 'this mine would  be closed.next day owing to a mast,  meeting of miners to 'be held1 dt Nanaimo on Saturday, December 7bh. It  goes on to'say:'--"Mr. Ralph Smith,'M.  P., may be congratulated 'by those .who  deliglut in seeing the materials for a  grand ruction working uj> nicely to  bursting point, on the- success of hi��  persuasive .powers; but who .would, occupyhis boots when tits' storm burets  and he has lo shoulder the responsibility for the paralyzatlon of theccal  trade at a time when ith�� oil companies are eagerly seeking an opening to  oust coal fiom the' California market  and substitute their wares?" This kind  of talk shows exactly what the union  men are up against.  Uioke Away. '>  The NanaJnio Herald says: The Alexandria men have not* been long in  breaking away fiom Uie luiwilgainatloi.  with the other lou^l unions, they deck".  lng upon tliis course at a meeting held  at the Yon Tuesday evening. The flrst  step taken after the meeting hod convened was-the sending of a committee  to Superintendent Iflaulds to ask the  duration and cause*of the closing of  tbe mine. Mr. Eaulds, it is reported,  replied that Uie mine had been closed  down, Indefinitely for everal reasons.  These were that the men had left their  work on Saturday, that they had, contrary to Mr. Dunsmuir's wishes, amal  ���gatnated with the Namaimo union, that  they insisted upon being niaid one dol  Jar Instead of eighty cents for string  ���ers, and .finally because 75 pounds of  nock had 'been found ln a car at Victoria. The men returned and reported  to thlermeetlng and a .very stormy(.tl_ne  ensued. AUter a long and exciting debate the motion to dissolve the amalgamation was put and carrledi by 18  to 28. The Ladysmitth Leader says that  It ls believed there that the mines will  be opened again shortly. This, official  statements to the: contrary, notwithstanding, may be made necessary, owing to .the demand for coal and the  unexpected failure to render No. 3  slope, Extension, available. It is further reported that the Ladysmlth m_=n  will form a protective union of their  own ? without? affiliation.  AN HONEST DOLLAR.  This was the subject thait, attracted  a largo audience 'to the Central Con.  gtvgatlonal Church lit O'Brien's hall  Sunday evening, Rev. Mr.. Vroomam  chose tho text, "Ye (.hall do no un  righteousness In Judgment; j Jn: mete-  yaird, in weight or in nieagjire. Just  balances, a Just op hall and a. Just tiln  shall ye have: I aim' the Lord your  God."���Lev. 19:35. 1  Th& stermom, Wihlch ocoupjed    forty  minutes, was listened to vvlta deep ait  WAITED ON HON. D. M. EBERTS.  ' A deputation consisting ot Ralph  Smith, M. P., James Bateman and T.  H. Hawthornthwalte, -M. P. P., arrived at Victoria frorji Nanalmo on Tuesday for the purjxise of interviewing  the acting minister of mines in the interests of the miners of Nanalmo, Alexandria and Extension. Mr. Hawthornthwalte said that their mlssloln was  with regard to tlhe amendment to the  Coal .Mines Regulation act. Under this  act .the lleutenant-governor-in-councll  ihas.the power .to draw rules and regulations governing Che examinations to  ���be hlejd /under certain sections of the  act- It provides that ��� miners, shot  iighters, Are* bosses and oven men  should hold cer.t_flco.tes for competency.  The .miners of .Na.nalino,_Alexa ndrla  and Extension' are desirous of seeing  these provilslons fully and carefully  carried out.  tontlonand interest; to the c|ose;' The  speaker said in part: One o^ the rrtost  characteristic j  Features of Hcathlen Society  Is mutual d'lstrust. The Orient, from  Japan to Tut key. Is shrouded in an,at-  moaptere of fraud, deceit and suspicion. A number of Illustrations of this  fact were mentioned by t'he speaker.  The result of the dishonesty of the  Orient Is a general1 paralyslis of "enter-  pilse. Unlverf-tir fraud and trickery  causes mistrust, which Is fatal to lar,s<  commercial enterprises. The only  pound foundation of trade is honesty  "Ye shall do no unrlghteous.Hess" In  business. This Is a fundamental -principle cf tommeiclnl enterpilse and d---  volcpment. 'Honesty b2geU ccitridenc-'  confidence establishes, ciiedlt; eiejll en-  Ui'ges eomiruiree. Righteousness exalt'1'  i nation in the money m-Trketi and I  ". valuable security. Dislionejty .reduces trade tb the haggling of the Hindu .bazaar or turmtoil of the Chinese  market. Distrust demoralizes business.  Honesty is tbe best politics, .the best  finlanolal policy and best seourlty for  investments. An honest dollar is the  currency of prosperity.  The English Hell. .  Carlyle writes: 'The'word hell Is  still frequently in use among the English people; but I could not without  difficulty ascertain, what they meant  by It. Hell generally dignities the Infinite Terror, the thing a man Is Infinitely afraid of and shudders at and  shrinks from, struggling with .his whole  soul to escape from it. . . Now, what  .is ^lt,. lt' you plercie through* i__ls. cants  his oft-rejieated hearsays, what he  oalls ills worships and so forth���what  Is It ..that 'the modern English soul does  in truth, dread Infinitely sum contemplate with entire despair? What is  his hell? With hesitation, with astonishment, I pronounce it to be the tei-  ror of not aucceedlng, chiefly of not  making money." Whether it be tne  terror of this hell or some other cause,  we know that the proud reputation of  the great English merchant princes is  that of aibsolute integrity. ��� The trade  mark of the great English houses Is  guarantee of honest goods. This fact  has .probably done more for British  commerce than any other single Influence. While Oriental fraud Was i>ar-  alyzed the commercial vitality of the  East, British honesty in the maiikets of  t'he world has established world-wide  oredlt and commerce. WBiUe, we are  proud of the comparative excellence of  our ''  Commercial Standards,  still the "heaDhea Chinee" will And  abundant dishonesties if be be inclined  to hurl stones at us. We have still  every Mnid! of thief from the pick-pocket ' to the respeotaible 'kleptomaniac and  sharp financier., Probably, there could  be found men in this city, men of re  spectable connections, who, under a  sermon om "Thou sihalt not steal,"  would feel as uncomfortable as the/ven-  THE NEWSBOYS' BANQUET.  John Morton.. ��� 1.00  C. H. Jones  .. ��� '50  Chas. Wilson,'OK. C...', 2.50  J. Buntzen Ii.00  Bakers' Union 3.00  A score or so of the nevvupaper writers of Toronto, on the invitation of the  International Typographical union, met  Inst week andi discussed the advisability of organizing a union. The majority 'of those 'present favored organization, and a committee was appointed  ���t;> convene aimorc representative meeting of the newspaper men for Sunday.  Montreal city council], at the request  of iboth the. Master BulldersT association and the Journeymen Ptumbe.-s'  union,'has passed a by-law requiring  all master plumbers Jo pass an examination and take out a license.  eralblo negro deacon, who after Buen  a sermon spoke in fellowship meeting:  "Dis kind o' subjeck ejaculates a coldness ober dei meetln'.'��� We'. don't want  no such seoulalh suibjeoks deliberated  In this hyar chuch. We'se come hyar  to hub a good time a-worshlppln' de  Lavvd dat we love." Doubtless many  would,rest more pieooefuilly in their  hojxi of heaven if they could dissociate  honesty from religion. No man can  contrive! to be u Christian wiithout being honest The dishonest .man. who  says he ls a Christian tea hypocrite  as well as .     '  A (Liar and a Thief.  To go no farther abroad thorn our own  province to find tlie injurious results  of fraud, has anything, been more detrimental to its development than the  fake schemes audi fraudulent mining  companies which haive (been promoted  by (financial sharks? Legitimate and  honest enterprises have been blighted  by the mistrust 'arfcrin*: from frequent  frauds. This province, -with its wonderful resou roes,: can be boomed more  quickly Iby political amd commercial  honeety that 'by aniy   otter   method.  Without a record ot Integrity vve shall  luck credit, and It Is difficult to allure  capital to places where credit has lx__n  shaken by fraud.  ' An Honest Dollar  rejiresontis a fair exchange ln labor or  in goods. No dirt clings to it. One  hundred dents'worth of labor is ooined  into it. The tear of the widow and of  the oppressed has .not tarnished It.  Fori it honor and truth 'have not been  bartered. Tested by tlhe.Golden Rule  It is full Weight and rings true. Give  no-less titan te due and taitoe no more  than Is Just and your dollar will be  honest. It will shine in your hand like  a '.mirror to reflect the cheerful countenance of your Integrity. We love Uie  man who Makes honest dollars. He Is  our friend. If wo have a horse to  trade or desire lo puircliase a barrel of  apples vve ihunt up our honeist frleihl.  He Inspires us with confidence and he  gtithera In our trade. We even i>rofeit  to be lilke him, or if wis are not vve  dine not confess it. Dien a thief do-  tilres to'be thought honest. This i-s tho  tribute that fraud pal's to the value  5f honesty. No man ailv'-rtises his  Lmslneis aa crooked aind announce*, "1  have maple sugar that only an expert  csn d.l?tlnguifh from the genuine pio-  duct of t'he .tree.   I have  A Stock or Shoddy  -hat you cannot tell fiom Ssotcli tvvesc*.  until you have worn It for tlire���  "lontl's." Ch, no! Ho Pdverthss tli:"  he has the only genuine maple syrup  and the 'finest tweed in the city, and  he professes to ibe an honest man.  While vve know the ���value of a gool  reputation In: business vve often seek  a double profit���the business that honesty brings and the deceitful profits of  fraud. Under the mask of honesty  men play the tricks of trade and damn  themselves as double-dyed villains and  hypocrites. Professing to he. honest,  they gouge the public dally. Lyi.ig  bargain advertisements extend the business of fraud. A merchant has a right  to give baireai'ras and the people to ta ke  them. But some, like those offeied by  tihe plaiuslble auctioneer, are* too palpable. To tnailk $5 goods up to*$7 in  order Jo^make, "a, sweeping, reduction^!  to $4.99 may be profitable, but it is mot  honest.        ��� v- '  Extortionate Prices  are ways to plunder the Innocent. We  all know that diamonds, drugs and  silks and articles In small demand must  bs handled upon a wider mat gin of  profit than staples. But trade is full of  fraudulent overcharging that would  not stand the test of the Golden Rule.  Dishonest'goods malte dishonest dollars. Good water with some commodities acts like gravel om turtceys Just  before sale day, It increases "the profit  without increasing the expense. Gelatine mixtures for jiure fruit Jams, flour  in mustards, cotton In woollens, decayed fruit In the centre of the barrel.  There are tricks In all trades. Dishonest wonk makes dishonest dollars.  Workmen cheat their employers and  contractors defraud their patrons. A  man receiving ?1 a day Is not earning It  unless he is earning more. Many men  grumble at their wages when they are  not worth what they receive. They  move with feet of lead and arms of  wax, scamp their work, loiter when the  boss Is away, and are  Untrustworthy.  Make yourself worth $5 a day, and you  may get it, bat make yourself worth,  for Industry aind skill,. $2 a day, and  stritoe for, $3, and you will get not even  sympathy.-^Doriibftry-!�� meefsharp-  ers at their own   game.     Fraudulent  CHEAP GOODS.  goods and methods .may win a fleeting  popularity; honesty pays dn the long  nun.    If you cannot malke your business (pay' by honest methods you have  not  foundl your vocation.    TJfe Lord  has .work 'for   you ��� elsewhere.    Meet  failure' without dishonor and It may be  the turning point' of your Hfo to great  suooess.    The   greatness of Abraham  Lincoln was due In large measure to  his   Incorruptible honesty.    When" he  kept a grocery he vvas ik'nown to walk  three miles to correct a mistake of six  cents Inchange.'  The error of 1-4 lb  In a sale of tealed ;hlm to promptly  close his shop to go nnd make It right  wllh "his customer.   He could not endure even the suspicion of fraud. Practising .law he always refused to prosecute a case when he found his client in  the wrong.   In politics he waa  Transparently.. Honest  During a campaign his friends warned  him that If he made a certain statement he would be defeated.    He re  piled that he would .rather be defeat  (By G. R. Maxwell, Mi P.)  And there arc men as well as women  who want cheiij) goods.   Such for. example seldom .patronize skilled  laibor  so far as their clothes are concerned.  They pass Into the,ready-made store,  and want tho best clothes, and w;ll  made���the suit must be   cheap    nnd  good.   Such never think of the Eoller,  or the maker of the garments. .Th'iy  do not care a cent how such live. If  only they get what they want.   It's a  matter of self-interest or gain    with  them.   Tho golden rule under, competition Is a figment, but   laboring   men  ought not only to Iknow better, but they  ought to do better than sedk for cheap  goods.   Go Into the sweat shop.   Locik  at that mian, ilJliat woman, that .child  woman, making these garments.   Look  at  the clothes they   weair.    Look   at  their conpse-lilce faces, telling of literal  starvation.    That's  what  cheap,  gi,ol  clothes jiiea'n.   John Ruskin vvas right  vWien he said, whenever vve try to buy  or buy cheap goods, gocd3 offered at  ffices ' which vve know cannot be" remunerative  for the  labor  Involved  in  tihem,' vve are pillaging the poor. V/hen-  ever we buy such goods vve aye steal-  'ng fc'ebocly's    Lubor.    Dcn't   let u*  ���n_noe matte,s.   Let us say It In good  i>'.2.n &a:_or.���-,v-e aie   stealing, we arc  t-iklng Horn these poor people the reward which is due them, and we are  putting the same into our own pockets.   Now this ory for cheap things ls  a serious matter.    Wherever you see  , the " effects  of this ': ruinous ������ spirit' of  competition you see two   things���the  skilled workman ls either driven out,  or he Is reduced to a .tower .level; either  of these results is nothing short of calamity.    A skilled   laborer    Ls of the  greatest .value to a community.   He is  of service to everything in it.   He is a  feeder; an anrlcher;��� and .'-��� a supporter.  The better the competence he gets, the  more does he contribute-to the,benefit  of the whole   community.   He   helps  everything- and everybody.   Cheap labor becomes eventually a burden  on  the' oommunlty/_ Even r vv-hen able to  work the cheap laborer can contribute  nothing to the support of anything, and  when he ceases to labor, he and all hir  belongings .ibeconve a fixed, icharge, oi  the community.   They may enrich the  capitalist, but everybody else suffers  We are beginning to feel this in Vancouver.    Let   anyone    take   a   walk  through the Chinese quarters, and he  will be amazed to iflnd the numbers  sewing machines that aire going practically night and. day.   I am told that  a great many merchants, .Instead    of  employing ��� white skilled labor,  which  would be a' distinct gain. to. the city,  are employing Chinese labor, whioh Is  a distinct loss.    If all these machines  were  runi 'by   properly    remunerated  white laibor. It 13 not difficult to realize that,Vancouver would just be so  inuoh. the* *  .   -        .  "More Prosperous  than lt Is to-day. I will say nothing  about the Ohlnaman as a man, but as  a competitor, ias one taking the bread  away from our brethren, vve must have  something to say. Of course we are  told. that.Chinamen do the,work cheaper and hence are employed. Well, what  is the effect of this? It is driving gool  vvortanenjout, and the loss of one good  workman Is a Joss to the city. The gain  of one Ohinaanan Is a loss to the city  for, the .reason that he contribu tes* to  not-onc"t,hing"ln"Itr_The_morei"China^  men vve have In .the city, and: the fevv-  [Contlnued on Page Three.]  er skilled workingmen vve have In the  city, meams that tlie white element will  have more; taxes to .pay. If It was  otherwise our'burdens would be lighter.  Again, tliis means 'the reducing of the  prlcei or reward of labor. If a white  man wants to stay In the city he.has  to do his.';��� wortt for so much less, because of Chinese competition, and by  doing so, he Is rendered less "efficient  for the dlsoharge of his duties as a  citizen.' That also Is 'a'dlstilnct less to  t'he city.; The same Is true with regard  to our saw mills.' Here also wc meet  with the demand for cheap labor.- We  nre told tlint mill owners muyt employ  Chinese and Japanese to make the  mills pay. I don't believe that. If the  so called iblg mon who do little got u  little less, and If the working men who  do the worit got a little more, there  would be enough for all. The lemploy  ment of Mongolians In our mills means  either the driving out.of white laborer  means reducing white labor to the level  of Mongolian laibor, and either of these  again Is a distinct loss to the city.  Cheapness then means cheap labor.   It  either means, as Ruskin puts It, a rage  for bad commodities, or it ds an attempt  to llnd persons whose ���necesHltles will  force them to let you have more than  you  should : for your   money,    it   Is  quite easy to produce such persons In  largo--numbers,.'for the more Ulstreja  there Is In oi .nation the more you can  obtain cheapness of this sort, and your,  'boasted  cheapness is thus ''merely, a  measure of the extent of your national  distress.  Any system which does either  of these1 things���and competition does  both���is destructive of the best Interests of all.'  In fact,' as Rev. Dr. Donald  Macleod,    chaplain   of    our    beloved  Queen, says:    "The   wicked   love of  cheapness In the Christian; public who  hunt for bargains, without ��cnslderlrig  .the.'fearful'cost,' In the grinding dovv'n,  dowin of -the;llves;of the .producers'at  which  theie bargain* are possible,  is  a sin which, cries .aloud for redress."  Tihat is true, but then, competition says  there must  be    .no    Interference���the  combat.mts must light It out.   We are  wiser,  t'ai.cr,   more humanitarian   today than 'vv hen this system vvas adopted, and I believe  the cry for redress  will be answered, when this revolting  system will be swept away.   I want to  burn this lii'to the brains of my rea 1-  ers.   Cheap goods means cheap labor, .  and cheap labor means  Cheap Men and Women.  I saw a iplcture some time ago, called  a  slav,�� marlket at  Cairo.    There  be-  ioie '*ou 'yeie women and children ln   ���  all postures, with woe begone expressions stamped upon their faces.   While.  the picture wa3 a revolting one, yet it  touched   the  heart, audi brought ��� tho  tears to the eye.   It was a picture of  the reign of cheapness.   There as you  saw the slave owner standing with the  slave   'buyer,   and. examining    these  slaves >as if they were cattle, the heart  became sui charged  ���with' Indignation.  Then as you thought of the price .for  which these slaves were bartereds why  you felt bubbling over with paraionate  fury.    Cheap, cheap���>es,<idlrt cheap,  as the s'aylng Is.   Now as you gaze at  the picture which our social and industrial systems are palnUng for us, the  one^as reaLand as true as the other;  as.you'gaze uponour Industrial slaves'  which areto'be found-In every'large  city, as you think of their long, vv eary  hours of labor, without a ray of sunshine to cheer them; as you see then  penned up like dumb cattle;  as  you  ��.ee their emaciated forms, their cadaverous looks, and as you think of tha  miserable pittance which is doled out  to them for their contributions to the  well being of society, I hardly know  wihlch  picture makes me'more indignant.   But as you look at It you realize that 'a ,man, a woman and a child  are cheap things ln the Industrial market  where self Interest holds    swiy.  Can .you help exclaiming,  with good,   ���  genial    Thomas Hood,. O,  God, that  bread should 'be so dear, and flesh and  blood so cheap.  'My reader, just as the  be3t voices ln the world have said, this  slave 'business must e.nd, for men are  better and nobler than cattle, so the  same i"oiees will demand the abolition  of cheapness in Its application to   the  labor of men's   hands.    Cheap*   goois  mean  cheap   if bor,   and  cheap   labor  means aheap men, 'but there is something .more. All this costs something.  Honest labor costs something,  but if  that Is not paid, another cost looms up  more  terrible,    more    revolting,    and    >  more dangerous still. ;Wlhat is sown ls ,  reaped. ' Never forget th'at.  This brl'ng3  us face to face with the blackest, vil  est, and most loathsome sloe of .the  picture, or rather the culmination of  all that has gone before., Let me help  you to paint It and Insuciiiuiid colors that you will never forget it. I  take the llrst part of nl from Victor  Hugo. He. vvas net a mar. th.it was  mixed up'in' .Industrial struggle's, but  he writes about what he hus seen, and  wiuit Le knows. In Le .MLvetAblc, his  greatest work; there Is beside the hero  who. gains your sympathies ns the result of his gigantic struggles, Fanllno,  the mother of .poor Corsetto. She Is  living In a garret. She served ; her  seventeen hours a day. A speculator  hired all and reduced, the prices. Seventeen hours work foi* nine sou's, with  a pain at the top.of her left shoulder,  and a cough. Their the degs of, war  were let loose upon her. One sahl',  when you are going to pay;'you cheat.  Then the one who wus keeping her  unfortunate child, demanded one/hundred francs at once. The poor woman  is demented. Where is the trade at  which > I cam earn one. hundred sous ,.a  day.   Then comes the awful nmswer���  m  :;S*_!  1  1  Ii  '���4'i  ���'-Vi  !!  3!  i-l  I  [Continued on Page Three]  * .I.  &  9SE  ��SSSM  Wii$m  mi FOREOYALTOUEISTS  MAGNIFICENT TRAIN  FURNISHED  BY  CANADIANS.  The Dole* mt Cornwall md York Will  Travel In Truly Kesal Style���Triumph af Car lialiainic Achlcvcil by  the Canadian Paclfle Rallroa*.  From one end of Canada to the other  the people of the Dominion are prepming  to extoud nn enthusiastic and loyul welcome to the Duke ot Cornwall and Yoik,  who is now visiting our neighbors. Before he sets sail for England, ubout the  middle of October, the iluku will tour tho  entile couutrj' frum east to west. lie it  now en route. It has been well said  that the Ciuiiulinns are even moro loj.il  to the reigning family than the people of  lii'itulu Itself. Their welcome to their  future kiig has been spontaneous sad  sincere.  The Itinerary as planned includes the  fallowing: Quebec, Montreal, Ottawa,  Winnipeg, Vancouver, Victoria, Toronto  St. John, X. It.; Hiilifaxhiid iutcrmciliati  towns nnd cities. Ceremonies of varioim  kinds mark the stays at the vnuous  places, though.they-nro tempered b.v the  fact thnt the English court is still in  mourning for the duke's grandmother, the  late Queen Victoria. But this docs not  interfere with tho exhibition by the Ca-  niidiiins of their miigiiitivcut western scenery. ,...-���  Nothing finer in the' way of a special  train hns ever been constructed than that  which curries Canada's guests over the  7,000 mill's of travel. It is truly regal in  its decorations and is well lilted for It��  purpose of carrying tho heir to tho  throne.  The train consists of the dny conch  Cornwall niul the night conch York for  * the especial use of tlieir royal highnesses,  the compartment car Can nil a, the'sleeping  oil's Australia. Iiiilin nnd South Afilca  and the dining car Saiidriuglinm. Curs  for bnggnge nnd the'-railroad emplojocs,  making nine conches in nil, hnve nlso been  provided.. The train is hauled by lie.uv  locomotives of standard types used on tho  Canadian Pacific road.  The royal train is finished throughout  in natural mahogany, alt is vestibuled  from end to end, allowing free communication even'in', stormy weather. Electilc  lighting is employed, nnd nn ingenious aai  novel system of telephones permits fie��  communication throughout the train. Other appointments are in keeping with the  77  LONC AND SHORT.  Contraitln; Murines VV ho Melting to Guard  of Honor on tho VV ��r ship Oplilr.  These men belong to the guard of  honor on the Bnttsli a .u ship Ophir  Scige.int Bacomba,  RJIA,     is    six  Bra_SBE__S&9B?a  A YOUNG MAN'S ORDER.I  somelhiiij About   the   IHltin^tiift mil *cl-  t ice l>ei nt Hum Ui luiitl} llehtiiwfil on  *ut II 11 \ ml t J ( nil ul Mm (Mill i I...  The Distinguished Scivico Older,  to which scvcial your.j I ,'iuidu>n  oiliceis have icccmiII;, bum g.i/tltcd,  is ]Jic-omiuentl.\ a \ ounce .nan's decoration Ihu Bath is du senior  ollitcis who have conducted themselves well in the lughui woik of a,  campaign and tli^ II S ti ]in-, been  institute.) lor the junioi, en whom  the lougn woik und actual lighting  Mils Hei      Majesty," 111 foiinal  oilxuil language, 'having 1.1 ken into (oiisi(li'iiitH)ii 1 Iiut Uie im .111s of  uikquuteh ictiuiding the distinguished sen lies ol Illinois in the  1nn.1l and unlit.uy scivucs who had  been liuiioi 1 Ij I v iiicmiIi.iiiciI 111 despatches weie liiintcil. instituted und  cic.itiil for Hi" |iiii|i(is(! ol luwanling  llllllV llllllll        1M-.IUIK.VS   of   II ul llllt ions  and distinguished -ci vice 111 war 11  new iiiivnl nml nillilaiy cidei of distinction " The budge consists of a  gold cioss,     eminicllcd white. oogud  ONCHUBCHHYMNODY  1 t       REV. ALEX. M'MILLAN'S INTERESTING  LECTURE IN RORONTO.  old St. Andrew'* Church Choir Jlltutrat-  cd tho Yuiioiu 1 urms of Clmrclt Muslo  lrutn the Lar.itiat llmuH���-lluiksd l)lj-  nltj of sitting and Lxpreiiidve nf llev-  erenci*.  The second of the sciics of lectin es inaugurated by tho Toronto  Conservator of Music piovud of  giuut intciusl. The lectin ur vvas  the Rev. AIcmukIui McMillan, pustoi  of St Enoch's I'iosbj lei nm cluucli,  and his bubjuct, "Uliuich Uyninody."  Mi. Mdlillun succeeded 111 mspiiiiig  his. Iiuuicis, with boinuthlng of las  own unlliusi.ibui, and thioughout tho  entire evening the luteiest nuvcr  Hugged Ho wus lendcicd excellent  nssisinncc by thu thon of Old at.  Audi civ's chinch, which contributed  11 piogiam illusliafivu*) uf various  foi ins of chuich music from the carl-  CHILDREN'S EYESIGHT.  FOURTH LEO'S TOWER.  IIIm Kcnnnt   Morten'*  VV oril. About   It   Qmalnt Straotaro VV hers the Pope Speat  with gold, having on the one side nil icst dn.vs It vvas noticeable that  the ccnii" within a width of laurel ' fiom the Gicgoiiun cliunt to the prcs-  en.iiiicllcit giec'ii, the Impciial ciown! cut (lav lii 11111 tunc the music     was  Bq-MBraiurtfriMi  I OXG  AM) SHOIir MAI'.INLS  feet foil 1   inches and  is a gymnastic  insti uctoi  '1 he little mail is Lnnce Coipoi.il  W'llheis, who belongs lo the 11 Al L  1  KTEUIOll view OF Till;  CA1I  IN  vvmcu  TIIE DUKE 01' YORK TOUHS CANADA.  most advanced ideas of luxury in railroad  cars. The greatest endenvois nre of  course made to insure in every particular  the snfe and speedy progress of tlie train.  The luxuries anil comforts ot first class  hotels arc at the command of the dukn  and duchess.  At the rear end of the train is placed  the dny coach Cornwnll. This allows nn  uninterrupted view of tlie country, for it  is provided with n sheltered observation  platform. Tbe Cornwnll is divided into  A reception room, a boudoir, a dining  room and a kitchen. The receptioa  chamber opens directly upon the observation platform nud Is tlio largest of  tlie suit. It is paneled in Circassian  walnut and, although plain, gives the effect of gieat richness. The ceilings,  moldings and docomtions arc finished in  blue and gold, and the hangings nud  draplngs are of dark blue velvet. The  furniture is upholstered to match the  drapery. A beautiful feature of this  apartment is a piano, a bploudid instrument of Canadian manufacture.  The boudoir of tlie duchess, a perfect  gem of a room, comes next. To adequately describo this chamber would  take columns, for it hns been fitted up  to be ns nearly as perfect a lady's room  as possible. Silk, gold, glass und painting hare all been culled on to leud their  nld to mnking the future queen of England bclicTu that the car is a loyal palace. The dining room is finely ornamented witli armorial designs, showing  the royal arms, the coats of arms of the  duke uud duchess, the arms of the Do-  ���"mirilon_und~oth('r"h(;rnl(lic_(l('vic('s. The"  draperies are of green velvet, nml green,  brown and gold aro the predominating  tints of this room.  The kitchen and pantry of the car me  models of their kind and are completely  furnished with porcelain, cut glass and  silver. The remaining appointments of  tlie Cornwull are in keeping with tho  chief features of the car. Iu the i'oik  also tliu same precautious hnve been  taken to insure the comfort of the party.  The central poitiuu of the car is occupied  by two bedroom <. with adjacent sleeping  ���pni'tmeiitK for scrviinlH. The draperies  of tlie duke's room are of crimson silk  armurc, while ��� thohu of tliu duchess'  chamber nre of pule blue moire. Tho  fu 111 It 11 re Is of Kiitiiiivood. Stntoronim,  baths, buggngi* rooms and sliiillni- upiiit-  liicnt.i. nil splendidly furnished, complete  the York.  The leinnlndcr of the train Is fitted up  on a liko plnn for the use of the roynl  entourage. Untlis. staterooms, writing  rooms, smoking rooms, a medical dispensary ami 11 number of other fenturcs  combine to malic the 11,iin a complete  place of residence dining the muiilh or  go that it will he occupied by the pnity.  The train wns built In tlm simp, nl the  Canadian Pan lie inilio.id, nud the best  decointoii nnd fuiiiislicis of Cnn.uln ns-  sisted in its lilting up. It is TJO feet in  length and weighs o'Jo tons.  Our Lining Power.  Tiie muscles, in common with all  oigaiib of the bod>, have then stages  ot   development  and   decline Our  physical st length mci cases up to a  eiitiiin ngu .mil then dcci eases 'losls  of the slienglh of scvci.il thousands  of people have been made by means  of a dvii.imoiiielci fsticngth iiio.ibiii-  ei). niul the following nie given as  the uveiage ligmes foi the white  lace  The ' lifting powei" of a youth of  seventeen ,ve.ns is __S0 pounds, 111 Ins  twentieth >cui thjs ineicnses to 3*20  pounds, and 111 the tliu tieili and  thutj-lust veai it 1 caches us height  Hod pounds At Ine end of the tlinlv-  ursi'jc.u the stiength begins to decline, veiy slovvlv at fust  By the foitieth vear it has dcci eased eight pounds,, and this diminution  continues at a slightly incicasing  i.ate until the fiftieth ve.u is ioach-  cd, when the figuie is ;i,.0 pounds  After this pciiod theestiengtli fails  moie and 11101c inpidly until the  weakness of old age is 1 cached It is  not possible to give statistics of the  decline of sticngih aftei .the fiftieth  venr as it v.nics to a huge cvli nt  in diffcient individuals  111 fold, upon a led cniiini'llcd  gioi.nd and on the levctsc, within  similar width, and on a sinului  led niouiid, the Impel ml and ltoval  c\ plu>i, \ . It 1 It is to be biiir-  pcmli'd fiom tho icft bic.ibt by a icd  iilibon, edged nine, one inch wide  'lilt ui cum lakes ptc'(e(loin u next nf-  tei the Oidei of the Indian Krnpue,  vvlucii 111 its nun coin's aftei tho  Oidei of ist Jliehaul nnd Hi George  Avv.udcd, as it is, foi pcison.il val-  01, ciieigv 01 judgment it is veiy  luglilj  pii/cd 111 the navy and urniy  t  I, tmln'riii^ Mns:  Billing; the stilling tunes in the  middle (it the last centuiy the gieat  luiiibeiing imliistiv of tho Chau-  dieic Ultuwa, spuing up and it  wns not suipiiMiig that the' pion-  eeis in the ti ado niiiiibcicil Mi  Eddy among then loinputitois  l^ight jc.iis aftei stinting business  he Iii'.hk lied into liimbcinig :n a  biniill vvmv, but naiiovv limits weie  not designed for men of the indomitable spnit and sticnuous ambition  of Mi Eddv and it vvas not ninny  vous until he became the kine; of  the tiade     'Iho little null soon bc-  MinntrH *'.Ji<N" Hn\<>rlt.  "Jack" Ilnverlv, the famous minstrel, who touicd Canada as the  mannijer and chief ininsticl of the  J.  II.  Ilaveily     Jlnibtielb in  187d,  JIINSTRII. "JACK" HAVriSLV  and yeaily for minv yeais thcre-  nflcr, is dead at .Salt Lake Citv  Mi Ilaveily vvab lnbl 111 evidence in  Canada in 1&%, vvhoi the l.avcilv  and Cool Buigesb Jlinstrc s wei. ci-  gan 1 zed.   MB   I*    11    I IIIIY, 1  came the bill mill, and the output  icnchcd eighty to oi_rh(_.-fivo million  feet (if lumbct annually OonUnuing  along tli^sc lines the business showed hraltliv Cfiovvth, and ncwci and  l.ngei fnctoiios and nulls beif.m to  succeed ouch othei in inpid succession In 18S(> the coiKcin was lo'in-  cd into a limited joint stock ciuii-  pnny.  lt must not be lmugined that Mr  Eddy has enjoved unuitci 1 uptcd pio-  grcss fiom 1S51 Few men nf rom-  nioicc havo hud to face the ('iIIkiiI-  ties thut have nosscd his [utili Pne  has pin sued linn with rcleuth'ss nc-  tivitv and no less than tweniv-cicht  times has his vvoikb been scoiched  more or lc-s bcnouslv  An InltirLMiiig DiMoti'n  A discovery of much inteiest und  nnpoi tanco has just been made 111  tho I'.ins Oaidc-"Meuble In a (01 nor  of the building, which 110 one hns en-  teicd foi Unity louis, has bi en found  a valuab'e collection, foi hum ly belonging to the old museum of the  Kii.ys of Trance Among the iclics  btoiiiffit to light mc one of the  crowns of Ch.nles X and that utcd  at the ruiiiM.il of Louis JX.VI1I , the  complete ru-.luine or a chevalier the  gold cloth uibc vvoin by the dauphin  at the last s.icianient or Rhciins, the  buieau iiiinchair and the Tuiluiiob  tin one ol Napoleon 1, the sedan  ch.ni of IHinie Antoinette, tlio  undies of the King (if Home and  L011H0 do Cluiinljouid and a boll of  Loin-. XVIII , along with many otli-  ci piccious cunositics ���Londjn  1'obL  bl^niileil h\ ( nrmiiritiiiii  The Bell Hock lighthouse keepers  had a singular e\|>ei icnce the oilu r  day Toward midnight, necoidine;  to Tho London Olobc the Ai In until  tugboat hove alongside and wanted  to know what wus vviong Tlie- tup-  tain .stated that the signal ��� S< ml  bout immediiiteh" hud bien hliuvvn  C\plnniitions discoveiod that two  coiiiicuunts, tnud o( fishing, hud  peichc'd thc'iiiselvcs on the ignul pole  111 so iicculuir a ivu.v that nt Ai-  bionth, twelve miles av.uy IL np-  penrud ns il the disliiss signal  Lcen hoisted  ImuI  Decidedly.  "Marriage," said Saooper, "is a lottery."  "And a rich bride," added Swayback,  "is a canltal prize."  Ill'  lluli. ,.l   l,,111   II,nil  A ficimnn phv lologist icrently devoted hiniselr v.itl   t,r��� 111  patloiicc 10  the   coiiiiling     of Inns nn  dilTne'it  hcnds      lie  ustcn tn id   the   nic'i.n,'e  nunibcr on n human he id mid  found  tint   tiikim; fotn   l.i ids nf inn     of  oipinl weight,      the iiiinUi   ol hulls  nccording   to   coloi,   wis nn  fnlhnvs  Hod, 1)0,000    black    101 000,   Imov.u  10U,000, and fan, 1 10 000  llfflo blluotitii; In .lap 111  Groat eHoits aie being made in  ���lip 111 to develop n tuslo Tor rule  sliDolini; among the people Rifle  clubs have been foi nud artci the  lanopuin model, most or them ciobc-  Iv icsniibling those existing in  t>iut/eiluii(l A 111.11 ked impiovc-  inciiL 111 the general bhooung ib nl-  icud.v shown The Empeior I11l.es  the ,-icMitt'st inteiest in the movement unci subsetibc'3 luino aims foi  pn/cs. Japan hns liilioiluccd the  IjicvcIo Into its uiin\ i^iist jcni  11 iiunibei   of machines weie pinch is-  <-<l   In  Ildijii mil 011   Ihisij  ilupnn  soldicis  have  been eteiiisod  In    or-  dcily nud itroiinoilming dutiw-s  IIOW II k 01. ,,.,i.  Out of tho iii! 000 000 stcilni"  Britain spends ain lullv 011 |mm navv,  shiphiiilcling .1 the 1. igc t item, cost  ing ��9,.-)00,000 1'av to. es M��M  rour and Lhtec-c,i- u tcis :.Mlliiin-  Navi! arm imunt-, co'iL two and th'ic  quia tor million';.  A slnelllui  Dnli.li 1.11 ir  The ad'oiiehcmunt or the IJueon of  the Nctlioi land* is ctpcttrd to take  phut in Juniiniy, s.iv- Londim  'I null If fivo yenrs hud passed  without (Jiicon Willieliiiinn giving  hiith lo a child her 1n.11n.1ge would  have been dissolved bv thu , Dutch  I'uiliiiinciit The constitution of  Holland also provide" Unit if the  Queen has n .son bho is to abdicate  In Ins favor when lie 1 caches tho ago  of eighteen  lllrth innoui ifnient in Holland.  In some paits. of Holland a birth  is announced by fasteinng>a silk pincushion on the door knob If the  pincushion is red the baby is a boy  and if while a girl.  nun Led by u. btrungu diqiiil.Y of betting, and was oxpiossivo of that le-  ���veieiice und spirituality which the  lectuiei deemed the titling thutacter-  lsucs ol hib theme  The hist Scuptuial lcfeicnee to  thu singing of u. lijinn is found in  the Gobpcts Wo ate told that befoie going to the Mount of Olives,  ' the same night on which He was  bctiavcd, tho Alnstei, with 1 lis disciples, soon to bo bepuiatcif fiom  linn, 'sung a li.vnm ' " 'lliis was  then custom. I'oi limiiv veins tho  Ilelucvv motliois hud taughl their  clnlilien the niiigiiificicnt wonls of  the Psalms, and 111 tliu temple sei-  vices und iiiipicssivc initiphonal  1 singing, volte iniswciing voice, had  ! long been used in the "Song of  Sin iam,' "When Isiael Came Out  of rgvpt," und s111ul.il odes containing much of the lustoiy of . the  Jewish peoplo  '1 he foi mation of the Chi istian  Chinch wus accompanied by congic-  gational und home singing Fiom  1111 authenticated souice it is learned  that 111 the fust centimes "a body  calling themselves Clnisti.nis met at  suniibc nnd Joined 11. tanging togoth-  ei "  The Giegonan chinit is the earliest  foi m of Chinch music, the voices  being pntnely in unison without any  liaiinoiiy as known to-dnv In thib  foim weie sung stiains or the old  synagogue music, used bv the Ilc-  bievvs 111 the celobiiilion ol their  vanous leasts Lutei wne 11 tro-  duied otlier poitions of Sciiptuic,  suth ns tlie iloxoloyit's ef ihu New  Tcbtiimcnt the Song oi the Scinp-  him, ' Ilolv, Holy, Holv", the song  of the angelb on the night ot Christ's  bnth, "Gloiy to God 111 the Highest," the Song or JIniv, "Mv Soul  Doth Magnify tho Loid", the pray-  ci of Simon, Loul in.v Icuesl Thou  llij sciviint dcp.nl 111 peace " These  wore sung in the ne\t f am of ( lunch  nmsip���tho plain song, a chant without meti ical foi in  In addition to Iliblo woids writers  soon began to cvpicss then thoughts  In voise Beginning in the Eastern  or Gieek chu'clt this spiead to the  Latin 01 the West It, was Bi Mason Neil, of London, England, who  Inst attempted the tinnslntioii of  these veiscs thus giving to the  whole English speaking world, a  nth   heritage   of   hvmnologv  1'iioi.to the Ilcfoimatinn congic-  gational singing had to some extent  sufTeicd an eclipse, the music in  chinch services being confined to  ti.uncd male chons Uul with the  spiiituul levival came a ictuiii to  the oiigin.il method To the English nnd Scotch lefugtcs Geneva of-  fcied a'safe hiding place, and theie  the Psalms weie lust placed in nie-  tiicul foi in The fust English Psalter contained bixty-one selections  and the second cightj-scven In addition to these theie weie letiuncd  the Glona, the 'Magnificat, the Nunc  Diiiiitus, the Bcnodictus, and tho  Jubilate of tlie cailv (lavs  The hist Scotch Psallci wns published 111 1501, and in 1015 appealed an edition with music, and of tins  the lectuiei exhibited un oiiginal.lhe  foi lunate ownei being Mi. A. T  Ciiiigini, of sol-fa fame Foi tlnce  ccntuiicb the Scotch thurth continued the exclusive ube of uictncal  Psalms 111 divine public woiblnp,  while 111 England the chant was fully  developed and the singing of hymns  became univeisal  Coming to tho tlneshold of modern  hymnology, the lectuicr refened  brioflv to the wntingb of Thomas  Ken, who, among ninny others of  ment vviote llie well known hymn,  " Gloiy to Thco, mv God, this  Night," which in its 01 urinal foi 111  rends, "All praise to Thco, my God^  fiom whom all blessings How " From  a gieat number, mcdiotie as well as  gieat, wniton by Ibiiuc Watts, theie  weie instanced. "When I Survey  the Wonclious Cross " "Jesus Shell  Koign Where'er the. Sun," " There is  u Land of Pine Delight," etc Charles Wesley wns Isaac Walls' woi thv  siKtossor To linn Iho chin tli owes  such hymns ns ".Itsus Lover of My  Soul," "Love liivinc.All Love Excelling," "Oh, !oi a Thousand Tongues to Sing," "Murk, the Honild  Angels SI111?," "Chilst, the Lord, Ts  Risen To-dnv," niul a host ut othcis  well known and beloved  vv 01 llty of Attention.  Some correspondence has ��� been  passing of late days legarding a iub-  joct winch is 01 great iiiipoitmice ,to  tlie physical welfnic of the rising  gcnci ation I leiei to the cjesigbt  of school children and its due presci-  valion Miss llomioi Moi ten of the  Loudon Sthool Bonul, has been  takiiuj a bpcciai Interest 111 this  matter, and hoi ltnuukb nio vvoithy  of iittoiition That a gieat number  of clnldien exhibit defective ojc powei b, is tin undoubted fact, and when  suth defects uie lefl unheeded, us  tliey too often 111 u. thoy aie apt to  lusult 111 poiinuiicnt injuiy to the  sight suth us uiupitstionably liunili  ci.ps a child in the into of life.  Al .school bucli defects also exei'  ti.se a veij decided nilluciico 011 thu  child's piogicss Ho Is oflcn blamed  for being mentally buckwnid when  thu 1 cul seat ol his slowness or inability to keep pnco with his clash  woik Is to be found not In llie brum,  but 111 Ins eyes He is liable lo suffer fi 0111 lic.ulntlit's, the 01 igm ol  which, in the attempts to attoinmo-  dato his vision to his work, >s often  unsuspected Altogelhei this question is a voiy senoiis one fiom the  educational point of view, and it deserves to bo uiistd and laiscd ugain,  until sonic definite action is taken  legal ding it all ovei the land Tcath-  uis themselves know only loo well  the liindiunto to woik that <>yo defects 111 their pupils may cause, and  no bod.v or men and women can bo  moie intciesli'd m nn} question tliiin  aie the lnstiuctois of jouth in this  nuittci  of sight troubles in their pu-  Pllb  As is the case toiuinoiily with all  health mattpis, thciu exists a typi-  tal liiissuz-faiio sjinit log.udiiu' the  pievontion of/thp defects to vvlnth I  have alluded N'owhcie is tins tacit  htedlessness 111010 lipitully lllusliat-  od than in the case of patents theni-  selves The bulk of piucnts stem to  be poifcctlv contniteil to 'let things  slide" wheic the health ol their  tlnldicn ine tonceincd, ard thev  would bo only too glut! to have all  lesponsibility for the caio of eye  tumbles 111 then ofTspnpg shifted off  their shouldeis to those 01 school  liouulb 1 vviifc under collection,  but unless I nm ninth mistaken 1 ic-  niembci the case of the Liveipool  lionid, which issued a ciicul.u call-  in;', the attention of paicuU to nc-  tnnl t.iscs of cjo defects 111 their  clnldien as dctci mined by medical  cumulation To the many notifications thus given only two 01 tinec  icplios weie leoenod The vast maim ity of the pm outs li cited the circular and its advice wilh contempt  i ui mjscir I would have some compulse)! v mensines tnken to enforce  pin nils to look aftei then clnldiun's  cvcsight simplj because the matter  is pinetic.illy a national one���From  '1 lie London Chuiinelo  Greater Part of Luat bummer.  When summer -began this year Fops  Leo, according to custom, left his  apartments in the Vatican and went  to the quaint old building which is  known as "Leo the Fouith's Tower," nnd which has long been a favorite summer residence of tho successors of St   Peter.  The tower was constructed in tha  fifteenth century, and is situated on  the 1101 them bido of the Vatican  lull. Grim and unattractive is Its  massivo exterior, but once Insiclo  tho  pot tills,   tho  Pope  finds  himself  1 ro 11 1 OLi.Tii s row, 15,  in a most delightful home. The  looms mc laige, and aie furnished  couifoi lubly though plainly, and  fiom many of the windows there 13  nn cfteiibive view, winch cannot fail  to please- a tiue poet like Popo Leo.  Pin thei more, the air heie is cool  aud blueing, und the Pope's physician ib confident that it will aid  gieatly tovvaid maintaining him in  his normal good health.  Iloir 1 ntl oid ohr ilnml llulliorty l reoii  Quern Alcx-.indiu's icqucst that bilk  of English litanufaitiiic should bo  ii' ed as much as possible for the cor-  011 lion lobes 1cc.1lIs the fact that  King James 1 tned to naturalize  the si'kwoim iii_Kn__lniid in older to  establish tho silUgiowing industiy.  lo Hns end a gieat many  niulbcuv ticcs were impoit-  cd fi om N01 th Amei ica nnd  .1 fine plantation of them was  mado iieni St J tunes' Palace on  _,ioiind vvheio Buckingham Palace  now stands 'llns plantation was  kiiovii as the Miiibcny Giudenb and  became 11 kind of iceiention giound  ���>ntli Cvel.vn and Pepys rccoid thoir  iiMts heie, niul 111 yden is said to  h.ixo taken u woman friend theie to  ciiov the 'niiilboiiy tails" Close  bv weie the liecoss.uy houses and appliances lot icunng the silkwoiins  and Ihu manufacture of. the silk. Hut  tin; Kind's oxpeiiinont railed Tho  mull ei ��� y guldens weie given up, and  J \i iiin>ton House, the icsidenco of  Heiii v Beimel E.nl ol Ailmgton, ono  or ihe Cabal ministry of Ch.nles II 's  leign, envoi ed its bite Many of the  vourig' tiees vvcio disposed among  the guidons of houses which aie now  lnelin'ed 1.1 the London nica, , but  which then weie quite 111 the country  Ilogui lh hnd n line specimen in Ins  villa al Chlswick ���Ladies' Pictorial,  IJiwiMi Ainu's spptor.  Queen Anne hns again fallen on  evil days Her sceptic has recently  got broken and thoro is nobody to  mend it Tho hibt commissioner of  woikb hns no power, nb the City of  London statutes do not come within  his pi ovincc The dean and chapter  of Wesuinnstei C.ithcduil cry off and  the sceptic remains biuibcd and bent.  This stato of nffairs lepioducos tho  conditions under which the old statue became a standing disgrace      It  -\nnr.r)r\nn*  (.IJLI.X  A.V.Nh'b JlitOKhX SH'IKK       ��  was elected 'in 1712, having been  siulptuicd by Fiantis Bud to com-  nicMiioiatc the completion of the ca-  thtdial Queen Anne herself gave the  111.11 Lie for tlie bt.ituo Bnd was paid  i.'2'iO for hor ligui* and i__20 for'  each of tho foui liguics at its base,  1 epi t'bcnling England, Ireland, Fiance  and Amenta After a gieat deal of  lioublc tho piesent statue, which 13  an exact icplica of tho fiist ono,  was imvoilcd by the Loid Mayor on  Buc. 15, 1880, at a cobt of ��2,000.  ICntrliili VVnnirit nr rhjrilrlitni.  That thu Englisli woman Is establishing a lepulntlon in tho piofes-  bion or medicine, is evidenced by tho  (ad that at the Inst Intel mediate cx-  that at tho hist Intel niediato ex-  aiuinatioiis of thu Univcisity of London for tlio degico of bachelor of  medicine ivventj-ono women studcnls  who picscnled themselves, piisscd  with ciedil, two taking Iihiioih Also encouraging Is the incicnslng  number of women iccciving public  appointments In , institutions wlcrc  women and chlldicn uu iie.vled iu d  solving on hospital staffs Tho  Mctiopolilnii I Hospital for Women  at Huston load is manngud ,'a'most  tvbollv b\ woinen Dhv5.11 lans. ^'10  London Royal Tieo li.iopit.al imt np-  pomlcd two ic>iclunl medical ofllcers  who aie women  oil ��r 1 uliact ���>  Somo nitciosting investigations  have just been published by theranalysts of the Government Inboratoiy  with lufeicnic as to what is known  us the "oil of tobacco " In making  up raw tobacco leaf into the ai titles  with which wu Iill oui pipes, manufacturers use olive oil and at' ono  time thev made a use of it vvlnth,  like Stun Wtllei's knowledge of London, was extensive and pcculiai In  order to piolud the .smoker a pater-  _ial_Lcgislatiue_hiis ciincLcd_thrit_not  more than 4 pci tent of olive oil  Ehall be used by innutifncliucis for  "making up" 01 "llavoiing," and tho  businesslike manufacturci has sometimes complained thai this 4 per  cent is; not a'sufficient allovvnneo,  becatiscithc tobacco leaf .itself supplies an oil which miglil be mistaken  for the maniifnctuiiiig product The  Government anahsts have, llieiuforu,  expci imuntod with foit>-slx tobatcos  and thuv find Hint tliu essential oil  of tobatto ustiallv exists only In tho  binnllest of quantities, sometimes not  mom than Of, per cent Tlio nil is a  parillln���ti clinically u iiailllln hydro-  cai bon.���London Post.  Mnrklnc llie Itotitl -wane.  Recently every (lufly littlo cygnet  on tho Thames and Its tributaries  between London and llcnlcy had to  sulfur thu indignity of being caught  and mm ked upon tho bill with the  sign of its owner Ah Is well known  tho swans belong to King Edwurd  and to the D.vcis' and Vintnuis'  companies of London, and Ihe 01-  deal the birds" have just undergone Is tho ' annual marking'called  "swnn-upping " The tomnev up'the  river by tho King's swan herd and  the oflicials of the companies occupies hcvcial ' dnvs tho iiitiactnble  birds being by no menrs inclined to  lighten the laboi bv voluntarily  coming to bo mm led The buds  aie not so numeious this vear as  lust.  cltv .ItlvcitUttit; I'robluniii  In the littlo Butch city of Leyden  tho municipality itsolf'manages tho  public advertising and so frees the  pittuiesque^ canal cut streets from  unkempt hoardings The tity elects  at tho principal torneis and by tho  canal bridges boaids of neat and at-  ti.iciivu design tor public notices 'A  piojccting top prevents tho rain  fiom te.uing or washing away the  bills, the boaids aie suimounted  with ornamental woodwoik, and tho  advertising is not only thus kept  111 bounds, but it is made almost artistic Of liko purpose, and better  known,  uie  tho. familiar kiosks     of  -Pai is-und-thu-city owned pilla"rs-oi~���"  theatrical bills.  In Pans vlgoious iiritatinn lias  lately iiiiscn ogninst the defacement  or building fronts by hugely lettered  signs, and theie nie oidiuanccs  which prohibit the attachment of  notices to any ticc on the public  wnv 01 to the municipal lighting ap-  p.uutuh  In Rome the municipal and government nets 1110 posted on min bio tablets owned by tho Government and  icscived for this use Puvnto an-  iioiiiitcniuiits 1110 on bill bonids of  regulated si/o and foim, which can  ho elected only on permission   from  Mln' piopeity     owner and from tho  city,  l llvxlcnii (iitlh.  Iii Mox-lco ninny peoplo still nd-  huio to an undent form of oath,  'ihey touch tho out th with tho tip  or the linger and then plate Ihu fln-  gt-i on tho tongue, which .signifies,  "If mv tongue speaks false, then  may I be tin tied to dust" Until  comparatively icccntly a pi lest *in  Fiiuice simply aflirinod "on tho  word of a pi lost "  n     >entuftt  limn In tlu- World     '  The neatest town in the' world is  Brock, in Holland So tidy aro tho  inhabitants, that they,won't allow  hoisos in tho sticets 'It contains a  population of 2 700, and tho chief  industry , Is tho making of Edam  phiese.  n  v, ,- j*s.Y.-a__��;.r*J=i-__s  THE INDEPENDENT  VANCOUVER, B. C.  FOLLOWED THE LEADER.  A Cn��e Where Ji'nvnl Cadeta Turned  DlMClpHuc Into n Joke.  Among other good stories told by  Cyrus Towiiseuil Brady lu his."Under  Tops'ls nud Touts," published by Scrlb-  Dcrs, ls this:  It Is related that a Inrge number of  uaval cadets were negligent lu following the service In the chapel, which was  after the ritual of the Episcopal  church. An Incautious olllcer In charge  ou Sunday morning made a little address to the church party on the subject, saying lie supposed that some of  tliem erred through Ignorance, but If  thoy would observe lilm carefully and  do ns lie did���lu military parlance, follow tho motions of the commanding officer���they would uot go wrong.  Word was pushed qulctlj through the  battalion. They marched Into the  church. The olllcer In charge took his  place In the frout pew, settled himself  in bis sent nud calmly blew his nose.  Three hundred noses were blown simultaneously with a vehemence that  was startling. The olllcer looked around  and blushed violently In great surprise.  Three hundred heads "followed tho motions of the comuinudl'Jg olllcer." Six  hundred cheeks violently tried to blush,  __ hard thing to for a midshipman to do,  and so ou through tbe service. '  .The man could not stir without Instant Imitation. Ho Anally confined  himself strictly to the prescribed ritual of the service, looking neither to  the right nor to the left, not daring to  raise a finger or breathe out of the ordinary, course. This enterprise also  vvas a startling success.  The cadets received other Instructions  later In the day from a furious olllcer  who sternly resented their Innocent  statements that thoy did not know  which vvas ritual and which wns not  aud that be had not Instructc;! them  that blowing his nose stood ou a different plane from saying his prayers.' It  was a huge Joke everywhere'.  CAUGHT A PORCUPINE.  J. C. C. Bremner's staghounds killed a porcupine last week. Mr. Bremner took 2i quills out of the mouth  of ono of tho dogs and a large, number out of tlie mouths of the others.  Somo of the quills had worked thoir  way through the roof of the dog's  mouth and wure pulled out point  foremost through the skin of the  nose. Thoy had penetrated tho bony  structure1 of the dog's moulh and  noso in thoir passage. The ���dogs are  very little the worbu noiv, although  their mouths were very sore for a  lime. Porcupines aro very seldom  seen hero.���Ddmonlon Bullclin.  C. C. IUCIIARBS & CO.,  Bear Sirs,���A few day's ago I was  taken with a severe pain and contraction of the cords of my Icgi and  had" to bo taken homo in a rig. I  could not sleep for the pain and wns  unnb.e lo put my foot to tho Iloor  A friend told mo of your MUSTARD'S  LINIMENT, and one hour from the  first application 1 vvas able to walk,  and  the pain entirely disappeared.  You can use my name us freely as  you liku, as I consider it the best  remedy 1 have ever used.  CIIIUSTOPIIEH GEKRY.  ' Ingersoll,  Out.  ADVICE TO MOTI1BKS.  How to Keep tho Baby Healthy und  Happy���Avoid the So-called  Soothing Medicines.  Eveiy mother ls naturally solicitous a i to tho health of her child-  icii, but not ovcryono treats their  Utllo troubles in tho right way. The  so-called soothing remedies nro still  used altogether too much, although  ph>siiians have preached against  them for many yeais. The fact that  they put children to sleep is no sign  that tliey are helpful. On the con-  tiary, soothing drugs are dangerous  and distinctly hnimful. At the  slightest sign of ill-hcallli or dis-  ordeis, give the littlo ones Baby's  Own Tablets rIhe medicine is puie-  ly vi get able, and is guaranteed to  contain no opiate oi poisonous  soothing .stuff. For indigestion, sour  stomach, colic, constipation, simple  fevers, diarrhoea, tho irritation accompanying tho cutting of leeth,  there can bo no bettor, no safer remedy thnn this Baby's Own Tablets  are a Bvvcet, pleasant little tablet  which any child will take readily,  and dissolved in water, may* be given  with absolute safety to the youngesl  infant Mothei s who have u-jed these  tablets chectfully testify to tho benefit their littlo ones have derived from  them Mis. ]{ 1_. McFarlane, Bristol,  Que., says " In my estimation  Baby's Own Tablets have no equal  as a medicine . ior little ones. In  cases of clnldien teething I would  not be, without them on any account,  as thej' keep inj baby healthy and  happy." Druggists keep them, but  if you cannot hnd tlieni conveniently,  send 25 tents dirett lo us nnd vve  will foi ward a bo\ by mail prepaid  '1 ho Br Williams Medicine Co , Broek-  -vllle. Out.  Eveiy mother should have our valuable little hook on the litre of infants and voting children Sent free  for the hiking  HINDOO'S MONUMENT TO HIS WIFE  The Moat Coitly Thing ot It�� Kind  In the World.  To go to India and not see the wonderful Taj Mahal nt A;;in would be as gieat  �� sacrilege as going to E^ypt nnd missing  the pyramids. Agra is a small place  about midvvny ou a line drawn from .Calcutta to Bombay. The English nliicors  who huve to spend the summer there lie  , in bed all day, with coolies to fnu them  anil pull the "punka." Therefore I was  constrained to do my blglitscclng at night.  it was thu time of tlie full moon, which  in India means a grand illumination, a  Unlit excellent by which to read.  After n three mile drive over nn excellent iniicndiiiiiizi'd road my "glinrrl-  wullitli" turned iuto a large courtyard,  which was surrounded with temples built  of red sandstone. Theso temples would  be llrst clitsii wonders any where else, but  anxious to mic the "pearl of the orient"  I slnrted up the steps nm] through the  great led tlooivviij, only to .stop iu ninare-  ment at the inner dooiivny nt my first  view ot the Taj Mnuiil. i'he moonlight  Btuielt full on its pe.'iily dome and tluew  Into violent relief the slim minarets at in  coiners. In fiont was the water in the  ��core of fountains, giving forth Its own  reflections of the beautiful nimble masterpiece, and oil around the somber, dense  tropical foliage foi a setting.  The harmony of the proportions makes  the Taj Mahul look small. Yet it took  20,000 woikmen tvventyjears to complete  it. and it cost about $10,000,000. Standing in its Mipoib doorvv-ny I found it  would take seven men placed ono upon  the other to lench the top of this doorway. There aie no w Indows���only marvelous sei eons cut in the forms of intertwining vines nnd flow cms and out of immense mm We blahs. Even in the center,  wheie the grc.it siucophagi lie in which  tlm builder nnd his wife aie resting, the  decorations nie of nimble inlaid with  pietious btout's. The uibciiptions arc of  bl.iek maihle inlaid oa white. And tho  moonlight oblitci.itcd the grain and the  Beams in the nimble vvith its sheen, and  It was ns though this monument to a  faithful wife was oue piece of dazzling  whiteness.  Though centuries hnve passed its perfection is as grand at this time as when  fust built. Eveu under the sunlight tin  ne\t din-, when it wns not so much a  thing ethereal, no signs of decay were  iipp.uiMit. It (.coins that this tnbute ot  the Kout.ncss of n gieat Indinn monarch  lo his loving wife will stand for ages,  Kllui},' how oue Hindoo had been faithful  to his love und had raised her up to a  pedestal above him in n country, where  womankind is hut a blave.-  ��� HOLIDAY  argams-N  AND  $15.00  Lntlios' Spocial 14k cold tilled  Hunting cn'.o Kiinrnntood to woar for  2.V years, with oithor Waltham or El.  cin movement. A siilondtd watch for  n school tcnclior or niirso.  .OO  Gent's Spocialopou tnco, Hk  gold llllod en so guiirantood to vvenr  Tor l"i jours, with oithor Waltham or  Elgin moioiuoHt. A good rohnblo  thno-ploco for iin> num. Sonttoam  iidilros^.Mono clii'orfulls refunded It  unsntisfnetorj nud returned ut onco.  Ltd  D. R. DINGWALL,  Two Stores \\\     MAIN   ST.  I  After a woman succeeds in getting  the wedding i mg wheio she wants it  she begins to say what she means.  The first fire engine used in the  United States was brought from  England to Xcw York in 1731.  ���Every widow, even to  pound limit, imagines she  "pathetic figure in black."  the 300-  makes a  MAP'S LINIMENT Cures Mint:  In Now Orleans last year soventy-  eighl persons died from the oHocts of  gunshot wounds.  Buring the month of October 320  immigrants lodged at the government  buildings, Calgary.  Bowaro of Ointments for Catarrh  That.Contain Mercury,  nn morcury will surely destroy tho eousoof emoll  und completely doraugo tlio wholo system w hen  outcring it through tho mucous surfaces, Such  articles should novcr bo used except on prescrip.  tlons 'rom rcputublo phjsicitini, as tho dnmogo  tkpy .vill do is tenfold to tho good you cau pos-  ibly disrivo from them. Hull's Catarrh Curo,  manufactured by F. J. Cheney & Co.,Tolodo, O,  contains un morcury, and ls taken internally,  acting directly -opou tho blood uml mucous sur-  fncos of tho tyst ca. In bus int- Hall's Catarrh  CurobosuroyougctthoKcmiino. It is ttikon  internally, irad mado ln Toledo, Ohio, by P. J.  Choncy ii Co.  l'ostimoninls froo.  Sold bv DriiKgisli, prico 13c. per bottle.  Hull's Family Tills tiro tho best.  Ui. J. D. k 11nit's lijseuifiy Cordial Is u  ipicdv cue iui ��� )��.��� ten, d u-rhen i, cliol.  em, finiiiiiei uiuijil'iiui, ten -ckno-s nnd  complaint* 1. ei eiitin to children teething.  It gives iniiiicd.,i'e lelief tj hubo nidlering  Horn th-' > (hot-, of lndi-cret on in o iting uu.  ripe fruit, cn,i,nibci=, etc. li acts with vvon-  deilul jnpiditj und nour fulls to conquer  tho disen-e. Nn ono need fo.r eholein if  they huvo a bottle of thm medicine convenient.  The average man fails to learn a  lot of things that experience should  leach lum / .  S0Z0D0WTT00TH POWDER 25c  Most -girls who look sweet at men  don I mean it  Coquettes are like weather vanes���  only  fixed when they become rusty.  Slow   wisdom   is  sometimes better  thnn sudden inspiration.  ' When a widower puts a blatk band  around his hat, the women sny '"Ihe  old hypocrite."  MiDanlUiiiiin.il. Cores Burns, Etc,  ��� ���; -.; '.j  ',-��������� ;;.'i;,i-,;'ij4j ;:*  The chief reason' nibst'"1 tiien want  to go to heaven when they dio is  that thuy know it will surprise their  wife's relatives to'sea them*there.i'Xi<  It ihii't necessary for a man to sow  **wlld-oa'tS7~tlicy-come-up-along���the-  path.he travels.;   ,  -     v.    ��� ' *'.  SOZODONTfortheTEETH 25c  Tho fellow with, an axe to grind is  nlwayfl'^lo'oKing. for'', sbmcone'^to do  him''a'good turn.*   - " '"'  *v   '  HINABD'S LINIMENT for Sale Ereryvlerj.  ���'   Mean Yankee Trick.  Burton���Speaking of business tact, I  don't know of <uiy one w ho enn go ahead  of Tiuleiitli, who runs u summer boarding house down our vvny.   i _,  Carter��� What, old Tlnlclgli of Hnysecd  Faring , <    ..  Burton���Yes. Ue dumps all his old  vegetable cam) in the vacant lot next to  Stowcll'u plnce. In doing this he kills  two blids vvith one stone. There being  no 'can* on,bls.'ovvu plncepblH.boa_dcjfa,,  think tlie*table Is supplied'fiesh from tlio,  farm, nud, onpthe other liund, cicijbody'  nnturnlly connecto the old'tin. cans with  Stdvvell's boarding house; result, Tin-,  leigh' doing ' a . rushing business,_ and  Stowell Isn't making enough to pay his)'  help.   ..jfi-j.;* .  "  i'ii i   \ "H'.-'i.    ���  'oJ*   '     ��� "  Florida's 'orange    yield ' this    year<  will" be at least 1,200,000 'boxes.   ..   .  '._.*>' V~:"  *'��� "* ������"---" *y >;*��� V *  Because there are sermons in stones  It does not follow that many preachers ore old fossils ���  HINABD'S LJMENT Relieves Neuralgia.  .1  Mic<vedftj |ii hxprinMinsr Himself.       '  Nuinbeiless nio the tucks which  newspaper rcpoiteis plav upon one  iinolht'i to leliovc llie sombie ' gi Hiding" of their calling. Two young  men, employed in a moi nine; papei  tn a laige city, weie detailed one  day to cull upon the icsident Chinamen and "interview" them lespecling  some immigration measure then  pending in Congiess. Ono of the  two lcpoitois vva's a beginner, and  the olhei an experienced man,, natu-  lally assumed tho management of  the assignment  "Billings," he said, after they had  invaded several laundries 'without  any lnipoitaut results, "here is a  tea stoio. 1 wish you would go in  and talk with the piopnctor. I  want to know what he thinks" about  Chinamen voting I'll go and pull  off an interview with the man who  runs this cigni-shop next door. He-  member to use the veiy simplest En-  glish'at your command." _.��� ���  '���> Tho young reporter went insido tho  tea storo, took out Ins' note book,  and-thus-addi cssed���the- proprietor  who happened, to, bo alone at the  moment:      ,,   ** '"*��� ..      ,  "John.'l* how. ? Tale���mo telegraph.  John I -Novvspapo^-savvy, John ?  Newspape���print things Un'stan ?  Mo' want know what John think  about Chinaman vote, ��� seo ? What  John think ��� Chinamen,��� vote ���  all same Helicon man ?. Savvy,  John ? '--Vote ?    What think 7"  Tho Chinaman listened to him witb  profound gravity, until ho had finished, and icpliod :        /  "The question of grantlng'lhe right  of suffrage to Chinese citizens who  have como to thu United Slates with  tho avowed Intention of making this  counti y their pernianont home Is ono  Hint has occupied tho attention of  thoughtful nien 7of all panics for  ycniB, nnd it mhy become In time  one of paramount,.importance.,. At  piesiiit, however, ;it scorns to, me  thoro >lp no'exigency requiring s an  expression o"f opinion from ine upoh  ,tlns subject. You ,wlll please excuse mo " "  '   The, young rcportor   went outside  nndMennorl against a lamp-post'   lo  ,rost and recover  ^from^a.    sudden  "'fnlntncss    that 'had fctakon." hold    of  linn   IIis conn ado had  "steeiod him  agailiSt'; *7*on'c of' the best ^ducat|id  Chinamen in tho United States.  ���   'i  '       !      T~i  "  When three women sit down to talk  about a new dress   pattern a small  boy with a toy drum is inaudible.  STREET SIGNS IN MOSCOW.  Fainted Rcprodnttlonn of the Goodl  Sola  Within  the  sliopn.  Theie is one custom in St. Petcis.  huiK, holding all ovei Hussm, so i'i oil  th.it all foieigneis laugh at it. Tlie shop  holdeis have hujie signs ovei the misein  ble peepholes thev call windows, nnd  these si���'iis ate painted with the tepio  diietion of the w.iies that nie iu the  shops This wns foiiueily n gieat con  veniencp to those who could not itad  and even nt tlie piesent e"u> was not too  much udiciiled b.v nivself.  One would get along famously In Rns  sin could he read the jaw hienl.mg  tongue, but the letteis in some fronts uml  stieet coineis look like the signs of tin  iodine to the aveiage foielgnei nud ilo  not menu as much. It one could ie.ul  and foi in nn idea of sj llnliles, the veiiesl  idiot would have a passable knowledge ot  Milhcicnt .tiavehng Itutsia in a mouth  But the Inngiinge hnis jou out nud hovvl-  jou over, hecniise pcilnice jou do nol  know the hftj-two Uttt'is that le.einhli  tiipods and cre&cints and siaifpuis .nil  .incited i's ami other things. So the  signs do veiv well.  For cMimpIc, a dairy w ill have a dem-  onstiation on each side of tlio door.  wheie n cow will stand, ,flanked h> a  couple of tubs of butter nnd lenniiig  against a bncl.gin.inil of cheeses, wluli-  glasses of foaming milk stand tempting!.',  louud. I wns going to tjiiy that a pile of  eggs was nnoihei fcatnic. but never un  .less the hen who is lespousible for them  is poilmji'd loudlj cluckmg over their  fieshncss. In spite of this. I nevei nie  a fiesh egg In St IVteisbuig. A fur  shop will have n most fnstiniitiiig minj  of fin lined gaiments and sealskin to.its  painted on its doois that will almost tt.ir  jou out of your dioshkj, and the fuut  stores iiot with eveij color iu the i.iiu  how and eilnbit liLeiiessos of fruits that  havo nevet giovvu in Russia or un.vwhcii'  else. And penehe.s, bj the way. nnd nee  ���.���nines of good, sweet giow.th aie about  CO cents apiece heie.  The signs lend gieat color and gnjety  to tho stieets, although .vou leally nevei  cnio to buj un.vthing. The goods nie all  very inussy nnd cheap, and the famous  Russian silvei not neaily so nitistic nor  so handsome as oui own In leather nnd  In mat ble this noithcin people excel thu  world.  NO  RISK..,  i i There is absolutely no risk  in purchasing your watches,  fine jewelry and silverware  from us. We guarantee safe  delivery; we prepay charges  and cheerfully refund money  in full if desired.  Our handsomely illustrated catalogue will assist  you very materially and  may be had upon application.  DIAMOND HALL,  Established sS54-  RYRIE BROS.,  Yonge and Adelaide Sts,,  TORONTO.  Our Mr. Hatcher goes cast this week to select a large stock of  Pianos and Organs for holiday trade. In the meantime we arc  offering some great bargains to make room for new stock. Writo  early for Catalogue and price  list.  We have a large number of good second-hand Pianos and Organs for sale cheap.     Eldrcdgo "B" Sewing Machines.  O  Y. M. C.  A. Block.        -----      Portage Ave., Winnipeg.   2  df /Wftv fort, Ated/ /7&mLv>l<p 7d*M��s  Os <uJv <n <����&> H^y/^M tends Wtois  \\  THE  66  Has vvon an enviablo reputation in tho Stovo world. In its  construction overy important  improvement has been added  which has made it the most  desirable steel rango for domestic use.  Every detail has been carefully studied to make it efficient, and wo aro proud to oiler  it to you as n model of steel  rrngc construction at a reas��,i-  nblopuce.  Wo make this mngniflcent  steel range ns illtstiated wuh  four or six No. 0 cooking  holes, It has a laige copper  reservoir, is fitted vvith improved duplex firato to burn  any kind of coal: the oven is  latgoaudis lined with asbestos board.  Lois of sermons are not as broad  as they aio long.  Truth is   mighty.   Sometimes  mighty uncomfortable  it's  When-the-chiropodisl-an-d-tho-hali'  dresser are introduced it is a case  whero exti ernes meet ?  The now woman, if you look close  enough, will often be found to bean  old woman  BECAUSE  Willie���-Pa, why do they tall our  language the mother tongue ''  Ta���lt'6 because your father never  gets a chance to use it.  Mrs. Celeste Coon, Syracuse, NX. writes:  "For years I could not eat many-kinds of  food without producing a burning, excruciating pain in my stomach.. I took Parme-  le_''s Pills nccordmg to directions under  'Dyspepsia or Indigestion.' One box ontiro-  iy cured mo. I van now eat anything I  Cuooso, without distressing me in the lettBt."  TIiosb pilU do not cuiice p un or griping, and  bhonld be uuod wheu a cathartic in requ.rod.  It will b.iko biscuits .ii THREE MINUTES usuc a very rmall quuntity of co.il.  I'm o as illustrated,     (wuh ' No.�� cSJkinE holes SS5.00 IF. O. -1).  (tobu-ncoilorwood) j   "   li Xo, 9  1" "      S60.00 Jnt Wpg.  Wo givoagua nntco with ovory "'vo sold.     If not kept in stock bj yourlocnl  stovo den'or, w rito us for further particulars.  T_EIE    <3-T-TR.KrB"2*    FOTJKrr)R*X*    CO.,  Limliod, Winnipog  ' llollevi. In \ournelr. ,  It you would succeed up to the  limit of youi possibilities, hold constantly to the belief that you aie  success oig.iin/cd, and that you will  be successful, no matter what opposes Nevei allow* a shadow of a  doubt to entci your mind that tho  Creator intended you to win m life's  battle Be'L'aid    every ' suggestion  that youi life m.iv be a failuic, that  you aie not made like those who  Micceed, and that success is not for  you, as a ti.ntoi, and expel it fiom  you mind ns jou would a thief from  your house  A man's git'atest enemies aro his  doubts Resolutely refuse to sur-  louiid youi self with an nimy of  doubts, fcv.rs and anxieties Vigorously disi cl those foes of your success nnd happiness, or tliey will un-  ilrimmu voui f.iluie Be fiuuly convinced that vou weie made m the  imago of peifcttion, designed foi suc-  ces.-nnd   happiness,   and_Uuit you  have the powei to sliangle thu ��vila  which would ihvvmt vou  Sonic, men have no use for music  except when they are permitted to  play first violin  TEAKS AXD LAUGHTER  God made both tears and laughlei,  and both for kind pui poses , for, as  laughter enables mirlh and'surprise  to breathe fieely, so tears enable sorrow to vent itself patientlj. Tears  hinder soriovv from becoming despair and madness ; and laughter is  one of the very privileges of "reason,  being conlined to the human species.  ���Leigh Hunt.  There never was,* and never will bo. x  universal panacea, In one lcmcdy, for all Hit  to which flteh ib heir���tho very nature of  many curatives being such that were thi  serins of other and diftercntly seated dl��.  eases rooted in the ejfllem of tlie patient���  what uould relievo ono ill _n tarn would as-  ffravato the other. Wo have, however, in  Quinine Wine, when obtainable in a Bonnd,  unadulterated state, a remedy for many end  grievous ills. By its grudual and judicioni  use the frailest systems aro led into convalescence and strength b.v the influence which  Quinine everts tn nntuie's own restoratives.  It relieves the drooping, spirits of those with  whom a chrome state of morbid despond.  enny and lack of mte.o_t in hfo is a dieeneo,  end, by tranquihzlng the uervos. disposes to  Bound and refreshing sleep���imparts vi^ot  to the action of the blood, which, being  ���tunulated. courses throughout the veins,  strengthening iho hen th} animal function*  of the Bystem. thereby mating activity a  tweobwry result, strengthening tho froms,  nnd giving life to the digcEtlvo organs, which  nuturally demand increased bubstanco���re.  8ult, improved appetito. Northrop Jfc Lyman,  of Toronto have'given to the public theli  ���uperior Quinine *VVine at tho usual rate, and,  gauged by the opinion of scientists, thla  wiao approaches nearest perfection of any in  the market.   Ail druggists tell it.  10H  BANKERS AND BROKERS  WINNIPEG.'  , Writo to us for prices of SCRIP,  Get our List of Lands,  Stocks and Bonds Bought and Sold.  Wo can furnish tho exact amount of  Scrip for any payment on ���Dominion  Lands,   So not pay cosh.  A\uh some people oven the smallest  lioubles come in huge sighs  In a pokei game even a vegetarian  has been known to play for stakes  PabmeIks's Pills possess the power of  acting Hpeeificairy upon the diseased orguns,  etiniuluting to uuiiou the dormant energies  of tho Bjstcm, thereby removn B discuse_. In  fact, so great is tho power of this medicine  to cleanse and purify, thut discuses of almost  every nnme una nnturo arc driven from tho  body, Mr.D. Carawell, Cursvvell,P.O.,Ont.,  writes: " I have tried Parmelee's Pills ana  And-them an.czcellent.siediclne and_oae  that will sell well."  No man believes that he is fully ap-  pieciatcd.  Even luish money is apt to talk.  ���A-OEIsras WANTED  WANTED, A(?oct, for tho sale of Hardy Enssinn  npplo-, currants, cooseberries. ornamental trees  and seed Potatoes. Every salesman has exclu  sivo torritors'. Samplo outfit free. Good pay.  Wo aro ono of tho oldest established Arms in  Canada, .\ppply now. PEIKAM HURSERY CO.  Toronto, Ont.  N. B.Cataloguo free.  Farmers con make ijood  money during thoir black season.       P. N Co.  TTfTANTED���PARTIES TO DO KNITTINU  Yv for us at homo. W^ furnish yarn and machine. Easy work. Good pay. liana Knitters  also wanted. Sond stamp K-r particulars to  STANDAED HOSE Co., Dopt. H, Toronto, Ont  I��On t BC __dl��-w'i>wlllnupplrl>ouw!l_nT��rlc  Itoboilonofttbo'ne. ll0Mp��r  veeKeasIljr ��4rnMlcnlttlDC>ox Weiuplilr uicQlnt im  nuttrltl, and pay for work as ncntlu tv nte to iij. 7h9  L'eopli! i Knitting SyndUata, LImllMl, Torouto, Cniia.lt.  .The contorliomst is not the only  follow who is given to patting himself on the back.  The man who would try to stab a  ghost would stick at nothing.  A wise ninn never interferes with a  woman who is minding her own business.  Nearly every bad young man   you .  meet has a good sister to watch over  him.  A    Cincinnati   physician    foolishly'  toolosouiir of'his own_medlcine7_The~  verdict    of the    coroner's jury was :  "Death  due  to  unprofessional    conduct."  Tooth Powder 25'  t  Good for Bad Teeth  Not Bad for Good Teeth  . pi   ' Sv'.'.A,  J.'  .i:i!i,'.i. { .h. ���iuti       \-" '-'        ,;,;  Sozodont Liquid 23o.   I_ar(fe Liquid and Powder y^e*  At all stores or by mail.   Sample of the Liquid for the postage, JQ,  UA.J.X, 0ft. RVOBSXm N��vr Vorlc.  The golden rule never gets the gilt  rubbed oft it fiom over tx"'  THE BRIGHTEST FLOWERS must  fade, but young lives endangered by scvero  couijhs and coldi may bcpieserved by Dr.  Thunuis' Ecicetriu Oil. Croup, whooping,  cough, br nehitif���In ehorl, nil ullectlons of  tho throiil and lunes mo relieved bj this  sterling prepiiriilou, which nl"o romedloi  rlioutniitlc pains, fur '. brn'ses, piloi kidney  diflleullj, and U inoiii economic.  Ad Odd Neat.  A correspondent- of Ctiisoil's Mnffa-  nine lccords n curious fienk on th��  P'lit of (joine vvnsps lu Gloucester, Eng-  liiiiil.  ' Tho vvnsps weie noticed going In and  out of ft lock which seemed a work-  shop door. The owner of the shop had  the lock removed to satisfy his curlosl-  ty about the doings of tbe busy work-'  ers. He found a best Inside. The cells  were uifldo of mud nnd were full of  .larva.. There were several dead wnspa  Inside the lock.  >As the lock wns In almost dally use  the wasps could not have had a very  peaceful home.  And let m stipnly yon with  n elonn cut.modoru lot that  will brlfc-htou up your panes  nud plonso your readers  nndndvorttsors. Writo in  for ostlmnton nn anything  iu priutor's matoriul.   : t :  TORONTO TYPE  FOUNDRY CO'Y  175 UcSormot Ave., Winnipeg.  W. K. U. No. 351.  ^,-   !S!r3r  j: -'��� I THE INDEPENDENT.  SATURDAY DEC. tt, 1901  THE INDEPENDENT.  PUEI/ISHHD    WEEKLY   IN'  THE  fi*-  TKHMSTS Ol* TUE MASSES  THE l.VDMPENDENT PRINTING COMPANY.  liASEMI'.XT      01"*      FLACK     BLOCK  HASTINGS STUEET,  VANCOUVER, H. C.  SL*i:SL'KI_*TIONS  IN  -\I*VANCE.  A welt, fi cents; niontli, IS cent:": three  months, x, i-enlii; Mx inoiuhs, 03 ri-ntui  one ie:ir, $1.23.  ENDOKSBD I!Y Till-. TI_ADI*S AND  l.AIIOt. COUNCIL, TIIE VANCOUVER UVllOlt r.VKTV AN1> THE  BUILDING  TRADES COUNCIL.  trade, and the trtides nnd labor council should each .have a representative,  and the peopl; could elect theirs���say  three or live.  The  How-  man'.'  ;lad hand season has arrived,  would  you like to be the coal  Even the moon  mns nijrht.  will be full on Christ-  IV.IItlcIuns who should wear (llleiios-  Mlulr and   Uunsiniiir.  If gold dollars studded the streets  .some people would eoniplitln of hard  times.  SATURDAY.  ...DEC. M. 1110!  MOBESN  NEH'SPA.'ER  METHODS.  The Province  in an  able  a;tide on  Tuesday   discusses  the funcilnus  of  a  daily neivsp.i,pe-i- "JYoni a business point  of view."   It is stated that there is "a  radical   deviation   from     long-pursued  paths  in methods of  conduct,"  which,  by the  way,  ".have not been initiated  in  Canada."    This is ntitural  enoug-h,  when viewed from a commercial standpoint only.   In the enily days of Journalism editors und proprietors oi' nevvs-  pap3is weie men cu' piinciple tend honor, and their writings on questions nf-  fectins    public    policy    had     weight.  "Their    word    was   as proud    as lhelr  bond," 'as lit weie.   They would not nil-  Mocine   thing's   they .knew    not  to  be  right   for  a. .mere  consideration.    Bo-  ���au.se,   If   tluy   did.   their   piibllc.it'.on  ���would  lop,!  eu-ste. 'nnd   would   become  practically  u<_j!c_>s even  n.s nn  advertising  medium.    And   this  is  still   tha  case with a ninjority cf the editors and  Pi'oprialors of  tlie  best p.'ipor.s of the  United .Kingdom;  nnd.only .the other  day   the   highly  salaried   editor   of  n  leading London p.i.]ier reslgnsd bis position,  because 'he could tig*  eonsclen-  tiously advocate  its views on nn  im-  3)orta.nt  question.    They  used  on  this  continent  to  dlscuys   the  doctrines of  free trade and ..protection with ths p3o-  ple, when effonts were made to regulate  the tariff so as ito  promote mnnufne-  tui'ing,     subject     to    which    it    was  argued thai competition Uhercln would  bo   the   life  of   trade.    This   was   nil  rlg'ht for party papers so long as these  conditions .covering    trade    and" com-1  nierce lasted, ibut Uvey are not so any  longer.   Editors the country over know-  that the gieat trusts ihuve killed competition because the production by machinery "3 noiv-n-days conducted cannot be  consumed by the  masses, uii'l  consequently the economic .principles of  (protection and free trade have died a  natural death, so far as ibeins live  sues vvith .tihe public.   And governments  'are all t'he s.ime.   It Is 'now u question  ivith the people wlhether the trusts will  ���be allowed lo continue to control and  regulate trade a.nd comiuerc��, and until the lissaie is settled  the pn.pers will  prostitute tlheir principles in the interests of trusts or any body  willing to  patronize   their editorial   columns  the  same ns space.    Papers are sprlngliifj:  up all over the land and dying off ny  the 'thousand In this .mad rot-e of coin-  petition  for supremacy.    'Phis will  so  continue till they, too, foi-in. .trtiMts a.nd  ipool advertising rates, Tor tlie paper.s  are not run as purveyors of  news in  the  accepted  sense of  the   term,   but  merely aa  advertising  mediums.    The  doing away  with  mass  meetings was  onoe talked of because It was thought  that the people could depend, upon the  arguments set forth 'by editors In their  journals  boiiiir .bona   ,flde.    But    they  soon got over that notion.   Go Into the  ���average- newspaper- o_ll.sj-to-dny-n.iHl  you will find editorial wrlteis who don't  believe one word they write und don't  care, because they sell their brains fo  the  wages  tbtey receive.    Yes," this   In  real     commercialism    In    newspaper.!,  whioh Is practised right hen; In l_.rltl.su  Columbia.    All  over the world  oiifiin  dzed labor .Is putting Its owiiik In the  fleld Ho champion   their  principles as  against .trusts and  monopoly, and  the  commercial class of dully puhliciulons.  This ds the new kind of joi_iiiiiII.mii that  villi tiltlmately .put an end lo our present ciasa of dolly papers.    Thewe arc  cKiuiltlons 'tliat the nowypnpi-rn us vwll  ns any other buslne��s must ftice, nml In  t'he Ion* run honesty will prove to be  the best policy.  One of the' things iiml our city council should turn their .mention to at nn  early dnto Is tihe acquiring ot the city  telephone service.  labor unions in Canada have been  quainted of the fact. Being a premier  ones .himself no doubt Hon. Mr. Blair  took his cue from Premier Dunsmulr  on the aheap labor problem. The gang  In power nt Victoria, including the  lieutenant-governor, everybody knows  are purely pro-Chinese and Japanese hi  make-up. Wu ure informed that the  oMcemed editor nf the Lender, used to  be a ���'dyed-lii-the-wool" Scotch grit  nnd a indical of the radicals, but  heaven only knows,what kind of a moss  he has gut Inio since accepting a retainer from ,"King" Dunsimiir. In nil  fairness to our classic friend It must  be snld that he ,1s making Uie best of  n very bud fuse out of poor material,  for the lord ��f Vancouver Island, on  the Oriental cheap labor problem.  i-'Ir '.Itihnrd Solomon Is to sugge.-i  iiiiiendinenits to llie mining laws of Hritlsh South Africa. Oh for a Solomon  on mining laws In this province!  If you send .back east lo buy your  goods when you earn your money here  you are no belter citizens than the  chinks. Lei us be nien and women and  help build up our town.  CURRENT OPINION-ALL SORTS.  ' Walt .for Dunsmuir?  A critic says Smith Curtis' platform  has many holes In it. How would lt do  to point out a few or the holes. That  Is always an easy job at any time.���  Hosslutul World.  Six thousand Ottavvultes don't think  It iimih of a crime for the mayor of  that city in buy. liquor after houis.  Six thousand is about the number of  the male population of the capithil.  Rev. .Sir. Vrooman is at present  preaching some pretty lively sermons.  He knows how io arrest the attention  of the people. _Ur. Vrooman Is one of  the most advanced and forcible pulpit  Mpeakcrs In 'the west to-day.  The London, Out., Induetiinl Banner i�� now In its lentil year of publication. II is one of the most reliable  labor papers .published. In fact all labor organs nie reliable, nnd the Banner  ju.'-'t suits the wi.ii.ingnien at the  Bridge.    Long life.  Look Out for the Locomotive.  Canada has arrived nt that stage of  the game where she has her choice be  tw,een government ownership of railways or railway control and ownership of governments.���Sandon Paystreak.  A rich and beautiful showing of the  latest Dress Fabrics for Fall, JW01.  Every vvnntable kind of material is  included in tills showing of ours. We  devoted considerable time to the picking of these goods, wlilch fashion has  decreed as correct. The result Is seen  in the unapproachable assortment,  from which we mention a few of the  weaives vve have ln the latest designs  and shades.  a) ��*���*����������___���_.___��       WHHW����MM  A. iviU/es ��dJhr ^g^~-  7;l!*BOLINE,  VENETIANS,  HOMESPUNS. CHEVIOTS,  SUITINGS, BROADCLOTHS,  FRENCH FLANNELS, Etc., Etc.  We asla you  to call and sec them.  We know the price will do the rest.  n  City renders of The Independent can,  while servinjr their own interests, help  the clerks a great deal by buying in  the forenoon during the holiday season and every Saturday thereafter.  Try it, and .see sow much more of comfort nnd satisfaction and good-service  Wieie is in it.  Tt is estimated that Jehu D. Rockefeller will receive in dividends from .the  Standard Oil Company this year about  51C000.00O. At a. recent meeting a quarterly dividend of S per cent, was declared, bringing the total distributions  for tlie year up to IS per cent., or nearly half of the capital i-tock, and this Is  only one of many .sources of Mr.  Rockefeller's   income.  Backbone Needed.  It would pay .t'he Dominion government to smuggle Inspector Barry from  Buffalo lo give them a few pointers  on an alien laibor act. After that they  should cultivate -ii staroh diet, so as to  give t'heiu -a backbone to enfoice the  law.���Siocan Drill.  The Whyfore.  The people who have    conscientious  scruples against games or chance are  usually  the. ones  who have  had   iMd  luck.���Philadelphia. Record.  170 Cordova, Cor. Cambie.  We reach wherever the malls reach.  Notices.  NOl'ICK Iri IIKIIKIIV OIVJJN THAI' AT THE  lu-xl it'Kiilitr nlllinjj; ol the- Hoard of Lirwiw  diiiuni^hloliers lor llie City of Viineouver i  shnll apply lor u trimmer of tliu Holci License  for ihu premises Minuted on Lot 8, Hlock 2  subdivision of District Lot 511, kliunn ns tin-  Aciidin Hotel, 2:24 Allium street, in ihu snld  city ol Vancouver, lo John Seultto.  (Signed.) A. E. FRASKK.  Vancouver, Nov. 27, 1901.  The Unexpected.  A government candidate 1s .in tlie  tk-ld nt Inst. It Is not true that a man  willing ,to sacrifice himself cannot be  found. We hope the Colonist will not  repudiate 'Mr. Ley also. A Dunsmulr-  Lnbor alliance was .rather unexpected,  but one must be prepared for the un  expected   in   these  Victoria Times.  unsettled     times.���  .NOTICE IS 1IEUKHY GIVEN THAT AT THE  ne.\i regular killing of ihe Houido. Licence  Cuininibsiniiurs for mo City of Vancouver, wu  hhnll npply for n transfer of the Hotel License  for the premises haunted ou Lot 5, Hlock 3,  Subdivision ol District Lot O. G. T., known lib  the Centnil Hole), 42 Cordova Street, in the  said City of Vancouver, to the Condell Hlock,  eoriu-r Cordova and Homer Street*,.  (S fc'ued.) VICKEKY i JUDGE.  "Vancouver, Nov. 30, MOI.  ' .flint's Dyspepsia Tablets are guaranteed to restore falling appetite and  correc*. any kind ot stomach trouble.  GO c. box. McDowell, Atklna, "Watson  Co.  MAYORALTY 1902.  To the Electors of Vancouver.  King Edward VII. has approved and  :it-cepied the (following addition to t'he  National Anthem in honor of Queen  Alexandra:  Jn  perfect peace 'serene.  Keep Tihou our gracious Queen,  With her abide.  May Heaven's  own  sunshine fair  .Rest on her everywhere;  Hear Thou   Thy  people's  prayer���  nod save the Queen.  What's the Use?  What's the use of putting lip a "labor" candidate if he is .in favor of continuing .present social and Industiiu!  conditions? The capitalists will put up  a man who advocates the same thing,  and thu.s save you the trouble.���Wonk-  ctr.i' Call.  The Ludj'snilth Leader wants The  Independent to "Include In the homeriu  epic, of which the theme i.s well worthy, some views on the fact lluit the  Dominion governuieut employs Chinese  in Hritlsh Columbia; 'that the New  Vancouver Coal Company employs as  many Chinese as the Wellington Colliery Company." The Independent doss  not look upon the enipploying of Chinese or Japanese as a very poetical  nm titer or .heroic achievement. It con  slders it a. damnable practice. This is  no josh. The Loader is ail right from  the head up.  Help Hie Chink.  An inquiry into sweatshop conditions  in Chicago reveals tlie fact that hundreds or girls and women are working  fifteen and sixteen 'hours ]>cr day in  order lo earn from LTi to 3tt cents. In  the Interests or the Chinese we demand  that t'he exclusion act be extended.���  Workers' Call.  _ "Star" Smokers.  They   have   been   seizing   smuggled  liquor at Cariboo.    The num'e Cnr.iboo  somehow'suggests "horns," doesn't It  ���Toi onto Star.  The ���NewB-Advertl��er iproixw-s "tihnt  a board of comnilxsioneiK should be  orelated and the False Creek flats be  entrusted to it." This Is a good suggestion. And the proponed ibon.nl  Bhould be composed of men who would  carefully guard the .people's .Interectn.  The ipravtadal and federal govcrn-  Bienta, the city council, the Ijoard of  We owe an ujiology to the Ladysmlth  Leader for. not mentioning "Japanese"  In our remarks affecting the "glorious  future" of that little oity, which .it so  pointedly"!criticizes The" NewsTAdver-  tlser, which seems to be fairly well  posted on Ladysmlth, thaniks probably  to the Leuder, says: "The people or  Liwlycmlth, when in need of (1**, rely  wilh UHsurnnt-coii the labors of the local  .Iiipiincsu, who bring In nt frequent Intervals quiuitlllcs of cod, flounder, sole  nud other IIhIi, and peddle them around  In further proof or the fact thnt ����  legnrdH British Columbia and Its harvest of the sea. the- Cuuounliui Is fairly  well   'played  out.' "  ARBITRATION BILL.  H.v the passage ol the Industrial Arbitration bill through Its final stsiges  the government of New South Wales  has placed u. law upon Its statute book,  the working of which will excite Interest throughout the world. This bill  not only compels reference of disputes  between employers and employees to  a comiK'tent court with .power 'to enforce its orders and inwards, 'but makes  a strike or a lockout, before or pending such reference, a niisdemeaner  punlsihable 'by a Ifine or Imprisonment.  The count, whldi will pass upon these  disputes, is to be presided over by n  Judge of .the supreme court, und will  have-inost-uxt��nslve-pow-&i's,-iiiciuding  LADI13S AND GKNTLEMBN:���  Al the request of a great number of my  fellow-Bleclor.s, I am a candidate for the  oflice of Mayor, and I beg to solicit vour  votes and Influence.  And. when elected, vou will find me  ready and fearlessly, without favor to  liny, pcrfniming the dnnies of this Important orrlce, consistently with tho best  interests of the City.   ���  1 shall endeavor, Immediately lifter the  election to lake 111 hand, Ihe reclamation  and Improvement of the upper end or  r'itlse Cieek, east of Westminster avenue bridge, plotting nun of this valuable property  for manufacturing  sites.  f shnll endeavor.to establish a farmers'  inar.kol In .is central n part or the city  (is possible, fetching consumer and producer together, thereby saving thousands  of dollars to our citizens each vear, thus  promoting and encouraging ugiioulture In  the vicinity of our city.  Ranchers and fnrmers who now com-  ������laln of s-inull prices >ill huve the 'best  inuiket In .British Columbia, and the  Ir.ulc vvlill be thousands ot dollars to our  ineichants nml hotels.  I shnll endeavor to Inaugurate a svs-  "���m of Improvements on the north nnd  viiih sides of Knglish Hay. mnklng It  ���in nttniutlnn second to none. Our healthv  ellirnte, tempered hy the sen breezes,  (omhlned with sen. Imihliig. is"an Incentive for us to exert ourselves and make  this citv n fashionable nnd popular touiisl  lusort for .plensure seekers.  I shall endeavor to stop nil waste and  exlravngnnce or the city revenues, ami  'bo as economical in the administration or  ihe public vvoiks department n.s possible,  securing a dollar's worth or licncfit for  even- dollar expended.  Wishing you  a  luuppy and   prosperous  New Year, I am, ladles nnd gentlemen.  Yours respectruHy.  CHARLES WOODWARlD.  is tlie motto of the management of tlie Union  Mutual. To serve nil interests impartially.  To treat all parties with consistent candor. To  issue policies of pronounced liberality. To  make all death payments with the utmost  promptness.   To be fair in all dealings.  Honest, capable Agents can always have employment with us.  Union Mutual Life InsuranceCo  PORTLAND, MAINE.. .        -   Incoeporated 1848.  Call or write for particulars and plans  Hkad Office : 419 Hastings St. W., Vancouver, B.C.  J. E. EVANS, Provincial Manager.  ee��  Question of fit.,.  Never needs to keep men from wearing our Ciotliini:. Thev must fit or you  iiiusn t take them���just so ns to style, eloin and appearance. "Wc buv the uest  materials made in Europe or Anifiri.-u. selected by experts of lonK experience and  trained observers ol fashion's chances.   Our lar-roly increased and incri-nsiiiirbusi-  ness shows that thoy arc right,  dress well and snvo "monev  Why not avail yourself of this opportunity to  Prices $10.00, $12.00 and $13.00 and upward per suit.  CLUBB   &   STEWART,  Tklki-jionk 702.  100' Cordova Stuket.  gOOCOOOCOOOOOOOOOOOOOCX_)OCOOOOOOCOOOO(XK>OOCOOOOOOOOOO  All who are preparing for CHRISTMAS will  iind" the best assortment  of Stamped Linens at the  KMUKOIDEIUES,  With a full assortment of  WASHING   SILKS, in Filo, Roman, Twisted,  .Royal'iind Dresden.  X r.iidieM' Raincoats at a Uig Reduction. _  S Ladies' Felt, Sailor-mid Walking Hats nt Cost Price. - ��  �� Ladies' Golf Capes at Cost Price. "       O  B J. HORNER, 4oo Westminster Ave. g  g COKNKIt' HASTINGS  Sl'KKKT. ���       .  O  ooocsoooooooooooisoocoooooooocsoooooooooocraoooooooooooo  IH THE SJPREME CO'IBT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  "Tiie   Dominion   Controverted   Kluctlumi  Act,"  and Amending Acts."  Election oC a member to represent Ibe  Electoral District of iBurrard. British  Columblu, in the House ot Commons  or Canada, holden on tho liith day of  November, A. D. 1W0, and the Oth dnv  ot December, A. D. 1900. Dominion of  Cniuiilu, Province of British Columbia.  U>-wit: iBetvveen George Kltchic Mn\-  "v'l, petitioner: 11ml James Ford Garden, respondent:  ���NOTICE ls hereby given that the above  1>elitloner hon on   the 22nd  dnv of 'November,  MOI,   lodged lit the office of tlle  .District-Reglstnir-or^the .Supreme-Court  . of UrlilHh Columbia, at Vancouver, notice  lihe power to declare 11 standard wage of nn oi-pllcntlon to wltlidrnvv the petition.  'of K-hU'li notice the follovvlnir Is a copy  THIS   MONTH  In Children's, Misses', Ladies' and Gentlemen's Shoes and  Kubbers.of all grades at* prices that will astonish you.  Just come in and look for yourself.   Lots of Sample Shoes  which are A No. 1 in quality.   All must go.   All new goods.  F. M. WETZEL, 58 Cordova St.  A. M. TYSON,  WHOLEHAUi AND KBTAIL D_EAI.KR.IM  Fish', Game, Fruit,  and  vegetables.  'Phone 442  and to direct that other  things being  e<iual  an employer .shnll  give  prefer  once to unionist over non-unionist laborers.   There In no appeal fi-om .th  decision of the courts.  l.r.i'iTlni? lo The Independent, the  l.iidywmlth 'IjCdulor riven to remark:  "Seelnsr tihat the Hcruld (Nanalmo)  'd'epH (llmireetly nllent on .tho fact thnt  Hon. Mr. Illnir, Dominion minister of  nillivays, recently (Uncharged all hl.s  white HervantH nml employed Aslntlcn,  ���mi Khould like B. C.'s otilier avowed  la'bor paper, The Independent, to ��tnte  ItH ivlews on mioh an atrocity." What  more would the tieudcr desire u�� to any  than we .have already said on the matter? We were pleased to see Mutt the  domestic .servants' union of Ottawa  moved  _n  the case, and that all the  The lociil cigarmakeis are ajiltint-.-d  over the Introduction of miiohliiery In  the city for llie manufacture of cigar*.  While iiuLclvlne-imuiP cigars are by no  meniiH wiuiil to the liand-nuiile product, the fuel that cigars can lie nwnii-  faeiiired far c-licaiM-r by machinery  'Hum 'by hand makes the mn.-lilne an  iinwtlcomo competitor In a Iium1iii-hh by  no mentis in a nourishing; condition.���  Vlctonla Colonist.  If you want nn endowment i>oll'.<y,  see thnt you .have one without nny  "Ifs" or "nns" In It. That Is .tlio kind  H. Williamson Vlli g-lvc you.  Petition of George Ritchie 'Maxwell,  presumed the 12th day of February, Hull:  Tin- peiltoner proposes to npnlv. to  withdraw his petition upon the foilowinv  ground: That tho petition filed liirnlnsi  the -petitioner has .been dismissed anil  Insufficiency of evidence, nnd prnvs that  ii dny mny be appointed for hearing his  application.  "Dined this 22nd day or November, IIXJI.  "D. G. MACDONHI_U  "Solicitor  for  tho petitioner."  AND TA'KB NOTIOK that hy the rules  miiilu by the Judges, iinv person who  might have been 11 petitioner In reipeet  of the snld election may, within five days  after milillciitlon of this notice, give  noleo In writing of his Intention on the  hearing, to apply for leave to be sulmt-  iiitcd ns n petitioner.  Dated this 22nd day of Novnmlier,  1!0I  D, C. .McORIOGDit.  Returning Officer  ��AVOY  THEATRE  McDokrli, .I- Sixiion I'rnprlctom.  , P. JiMts ��� 8Uge ����n��ger.  Ai.r.  PARIS OKEE^I. HELLEBORE  AND WHALE OIL SOAP for the extermination of the CUT WORM and  other Insects���*or aale by the McDow-  ��U, Atkins, Watsoa Ooopaof, Tb*  Dnmnajfti. Todoou-iw.  Week Commencing  Monday, Next ���  Artistic and Refined Vaudeville.  EVERY ACT A. FEATURE.  The'  A  IS  H��vliigthe Only Up-to-Date QrlU Boon  _laB. c. which )n_ltm._f Ib a gusrsstes-  ol a Flr��t-Cl��e6 Hotel run] RetWumllt ..  Sfeymour Streeet,  o  o  ��im a m>rcui.tt or .  -LAME STOCK OP-  IHro&TKD AND UOMEBTiO  Pacific Bottling  Works*  lm|M>rfera and Bottlers  GOBE A,VE.   'PHONE 783.  SOLE AGENTS.  ��� Ci<t��r��.  R. B. Mulligan & Co., Props.  COiXM OOBDOTA AMD CAlBiU.  :   GEO. HAY   : I  Vancouver'!   Pioneer    Clothe!  Renovator, make! a talt new.  ^ Dyeing and Repairing.  k        sat oihub or., Vauomitm. SATURDAY 1>EC. 14, 1001  THE INDEPENDENT.  Smash-Up of Prices  RARE  CHANCES   FOR  SAVING'  This is the Clothing niul Furnishing buyers harvest time. Wu nro in the  *miilst of our {jreat Untiring From Business Salo and everywhere thu pruning knife  is cutting a wide Bvvnth. A third ton half off regular'prices means something  when you remember that our regular prices wero Scknovvicdgcdlv tlio very  lowest. A inuii can pick up some very big burgiiins now and lots of wise buyers  -are.   Don't wait till tho hibt moment to take advantage of this sale.   Come now.  Palace Clothing  Hocfl$e Cogfijj)anij<  MO Cordova Street.  plied Christianity. If we would follow  Ohrlst vve must seek to get on the side  of ithe honest dollar Jn. every great  problem.  To-morrow    (Sunday)    evening    the  subject ia ^Modern Socialism."  CHEAP GOODS.  (Continued fiom j'nge One.  way for themselves in the world, and  will always maintain their supremacy  in the world.  IH HOIST DOLLAR.  [Contlniis.il from l'ngo one.]  ���ed wit'li that statement in his speech  tllian win without It.   lie vvas defeated  ��� and he confessed frankly itlmt 'he felt  -ISloe a big boy who stumped ihis toe:  " "lt hurt too b.id to Jaugli 'and he wns  too Mg to cry."   If you want money ai  any price you can get it.   But an hon-  > est dollar, a. -plain, commonplace cartwheel of silver, is ���worth more to you  ��� than u dlsshonest sovereign sat with  diamonds. The one will ma'ke 'a man  of you, the otlier .mal&es you a scoundrel and a thief. .,     nijjfl^|_gfii  "Wihat tho' on hnniely fare vve dine,  Wear .hoddln' grey and 'a' that,  *Gie fools .their silks und knaves their  wine, !  -A .man's a man for a' that,  For a'  thait and a"   t'hat,  Their tinsel _>ho\v and a' that,  The honest man tho' e'er sue poor  -Is iking o' men for a.' that."  The Ways ot Dishonesty  are .Innuniora'bip.    Keep  money found  -and mwiice.no attempt to .Iind an owner,  purchase goods and go Into fraudulent  ���bankruptcy,    hold   ipropeity   in    you:-  'Wife's  mime  to   ehp.-tt  your cioditoiv,  take advantage of legal  technicalities  tor defeat justice,  perjure  yourself  to  win ti lavv"suit, accept 'a bribe, substi  tute inferior goods   <m   orders,   beat  ���down prices by lying about 'prices el&e-  "where,   repudiate  your  de'bts,   borrow  ���and do not return, suppress truth to  .your advantage, live beyond your Income and cheat those who  trust you,  gouge your lplends and neighbors and  grind down the wages of your employees,  cheat your employer  ln  time  or  .-cash, anid you become as villainous as  ��� <i  Jilglnvay  robber  andi more  dcsplc-  ��� able. Go out with a gun and.'be a de-  ���cent self-respecting, footpad,' if you  must be a t'hlcf, but do not be a sneaking parasite that lives by lying" and'  fraud.  Unpaid Debts.  Exitravagan.t Hiving and consequent unpaid debts Us an Immense source of dis-  'honesty..  A debt I.s tlia.t which Is duo.  If I ibuy goods on 30 days or CO days'  ���credit,  the WU Is 'not actually a. debt  until the date of payment agreed up>n  at the time of purchase.   'Modern commerce   depends   upon  ,thls   system   of  credit.    Its o'lly sound basis is a high  ���commercial  morality.    Dishonest failure to meet just debts undermines tlie  very foundations of business.   An. unwise credit Is apt to .become an unpaid  ���debt.   The peril of credit ,1s debt,   lie  careful 'how you use it, for unforseen  misfortune  may "prevent  you  meeting  the obligation and leave you the slave  of your ered'itoi.    If you. are  In debt  and cannot meet It you are ashamed  to meet men on the street.   Or If you  are not you. should; .be   ashamed   of  your brazen Indifference,   Your body is  ��� mortgaged for dinners you haive eaten'  and clothes you liave worn out.   Keep  ��� out of debt and you will find paradise  in an attic nnd bread and water will  taste sweeter than   j-^-^-Chainpagne-Suppcrs.   Pay your debts and  your heart will  ��� sing within you like a bird.   You will  renew yonf youth nnd   the   coarsest  t serge will make you feel more of a man  ���than t'he..t>randcloth suit.   Pity tbe poor  fool 4n silk bat nnd fashlona'ble attire,  "Who does not own Ms own collar but-  ;ton and bus not .paid for ithe delnpldat-  'Cd stocking*) 'he lildcH within .his patent lenther puinpn.   HC'Ih trying to Impress .the public with the idea, tbat he  ���li rich and  Imagines that .he Ib buc-  ceedlng.    Pity him, trust him not and  pnsa on.    Ho original  and. be .honest.  Pay your debit, and lie happy.  An hon-  "���cst dollnr Is the cornerstone of national  credit wnd .prosperity.   Tin*' Intercuts of  * nil men nre concerned In tlie honesty  ������of each.   Our text Is fundamental commercial law.. If you cannot be trusted  you are unworthy of a place In society.  'You help to destroy the mutual con-  ���Sktence of men upon which    the organization or Bocdety ia  based.    You  extend .the Orient to the west, and crc-  itoteam atmosphere of mistrust aind suspicion Injurious to business, discreditable to men and dishonoring to God.  It 'is when wc consider' the history of  those  Modern  Octopuses,  the gre.Lt corporations, thnt all our conceptions of honesty are confounded by  the colossal nature of frauds   that they  perpetrate.    Individuals  retain    some  conscience,   but  tlie  corporation ds   a  soulless cone-em in which each olllcljj  evades responsibility except for male-  dig his department pay.   Tihe (history  of railroading, for example, .In Amelia,  exhibits some of the most remarkable  swindles   elver  perpetrated.     Not  only  by means of .stock watering and 'bonding, so that the people are compelled  to .pay dividends on many times' .the  cost of the load, but also by .political  corruption, 'have  these great concerns  become the most demoralizing factors  in modern ibulsness.    They spend millions of dollars to influence legislation.  They own newspapers, polltloians and  legislators.    lJiovinces and  states become pocket boroug'.is of railroad magnates.    Theie  facts add   tremendously  to the agitatioin for government ovvnar-  sh!p.    A moral as well as commercial  necessity is licin'- lj.!d upon the people  to take pc-.caslon of these natural monopolies, and i iin them in. the Interest-,  of .the public, -nut for t'he immense en-  I'ltiiment of .i few.  Honesty and Ueform.  A broader and deeper conception of  honesty is pricing in the minds of men.  Not only must the man be honest with  society,   but  society  must ' be 'honest  with the man.    Social Institutions ro-  quiie to be lecon&trucipd according to  the standard of an ihonest dollar.    Let  no liiaai and no institution  take mor/j  than I.s ju��l nor give less than Is due���  that  Is the law of the honest dollar  Applied lo modern industry a.nd' property, fills iprinclplc is .scarcely less than  revolutlon.il y.     You cannot   now giive  to every mini just payment of all that  he earns as ivoik'inan and citizen without reorganizing the entire fabric of  industry.   This ls the underlying principle of every great reform.   "What are  socialism, sigle tax,  government ovvn-  eishlp, direct legislation  and   prohibition movements but various  ways of  applying   the standard   of  tlie honest  dollar to society?   They resolve themselves .finally Into efforts to cause every  man to earn honest dollars and .to render unto overy man ihis due.  The Dishonest Dollar  has distunbe-d the social 'harmony long  enough.   We have put sued thieves and  -1  pickpockets,   but  we .have established  methods 'by wlilch some may reap rich  harvests .where they sow no seed, and  I many must starve who clamor for  wotik. Do" ithe poor receive their due?  Do the wealthy earn honest millions?  These are questions that men are asking to-day. They ore only .preliminary  to an attempt to readjust the affairs of  the world "according to .higher moral  sfaniaids. Social evolution proceeds  according to inc-ral principles. Wc are  accustomed to conventional honesty,  defined by statutes,-often purchased.  But honesty Is Justice and Is the Judge  not the product of statutes? Conscience  cannot be tested by civiil or criminal  "codes  ila-ny-things .to-day~~ltli.it lire  legally 'honest are morally dishonest.  To-morrow they \ will be1 legally dls-  .honest, for -the'law of an ihonest dollar  to one who earns It and to none who  earn lt not  ���Must Prevail.  Says Henry George'of the land laws:  "There   is   a system   whlolil  robs   the  producers . of  wealth as  nemoi-selcssly  and fui' more regulurly and systematically than the pirate robs the    merchantman."    If  this   be .true,   who m  ffullty?   Itobbery by moral Judgment Is  legal and honest by statute.   How then  shall the standard of nn honest dollar  be Applied to.the ancient and venerable  institutions e��tnibllshod by law?   How  sliall wilder and 'inore perfect Justice be  doiw'ln tlie social organization?   These  are the great modern questions.    Men  are striving to Icnrn how the distribution of wealth iby society shall be governed 'by honesty as perfectly n�� the  production of wealth  Is govern**.! by  Intelligence.   These are vast moral issues.   They are problems created  by  a union of, Christianity and.  modern  commerce.   They are problems of aip-  the deplorable ''result���the awful crime  duo to the system "against which  She Struggled In, Vain.  The great novelist   paints,    describe,  what 'lie knows,  the  poor girl  passes  on to the streets and becomes a moril  wreck.   That Is one of,the products of  oh��i]> goods.    Kuskin in  Sesame amd  Lilies, say,*:    The British public nre,  however, at home, so innocent ,of ever  buying .their   fellow  creatures',    livos.  They do not perhaps  .calculate    how  souls flit annually, choked in lire damp  and sea sand,   from  cheap    watch id  shafts,  and cheap manned   ships; nor  see the .fiery ghosts writhe up out. of  every scuttleful of   cheap   coals,  nor  count'how ni'jny threads of girlish life  are  cut off ,imd  woven   annually by  painted   jades,   Into   breadths   of ball  dresses,  or soaked away like    rotten  fibre in the inlet   or Cocytus,    whicn  overflows the grass market, where flesh  is grass."    No, but it Is done all the  Mime,   the product   of cheap    gotods.  Itemize one class.   On ithe one side we  have cheai)  goods.    On  the  other we  have one hundred girls done to death  befoie their time,  two hundred children killed by pre vent I ble  diseases  to  slums, ten boys or more sent Into the  way.of crime by hunger and neglect,  girls sent to a life of shame by similar causes.   We have .the cost of keeping paupers, of burying paupers.    AVe  have an increase of rates for police and  pnWon oillcials.   Yes, and you might go  on adding, adding to the contia side of  the account, until you ulse exclaiming,  cheap goods are tlhe dearest goods ever  made.   Just as the hands of Lady Macbeth   were stained   so after   the de-_\l  that neither water  could  clean  them  ,nor  perfume1 sweeten  tnem,  so   these  cheap garments aro stained entry one  of them with the blood of some being.,  Selling cheap and  buying cheap���yes,  but remember  tiie    awful    cost,    the  crimes, the liorrors, the villanlos associated with their production.   'My leaders,  are  these  things woi't'n    having?  Cul  bono?    Are    cheap    goods worth  asking  for or worth, buying?       Is  it  worth while .to continue this horrible  ruin nnd slaughter ot humanity for the  salce of .having ithem, or for the sake  of ohuckHng over a great bargain, or  of putting something Into your pocket?  Forbid tihe 'thought.    Crush the desire  and abhor the custom.    To nil this, of  course, there are answers, argument*,  quibbles,,  which     manufacturers - ami  loveis   of   the system  are  continually  flu-owing at  us  as   their' apology for  what is.    'Ilhe facts are not denied, in  fact that cannot be denied.    Tliey tell  us  we  have1  to  compete.    There, are  dishonorable men In trade who resort  io every trick in order to get on top.  For Self Preservation  vve  must liave  cheap labor,   and   the  cheaper the better to suit our purposes,  There 'Is no .need for this if we  were  only sensible, and  not senseless.    As  Carlyle pointed out long ago, why not  sell equally?   The dem.i.nd is not how  fills or t'ttat may be 'Cheaper.   Heauen  knows  as   these   things  aie 'they, are  cheap enough, but to'devise means how  things may be justlicr divided amons  us. Let Inventive men consider whether  the secret ofthe universe and of man's  life does after all, as we rashly fancy  lt, consist In 'ma.klng money.   There Is  one God, just, supreme, almighty, but  Is mammon the name of Hlni? wHbh a  .hell,  which  means,  falling    to    make  money.   The mammon 'gospel of supply  and demand, competition, lalssez faire,  ar_d-devil-taika~the-_i.lnd_nost-begln_j-to  bo one of .the shabbiest gospels ever  preacheU."    Yes, no doubt lt is.    Carlyle preaiiihed tha't long ago, .but there  he was like another, John the Baptist,  a voice crying .In the wilderness.   The  Idea ot a nation growing and subsisting on cloth a farthing less seemed to  him the iheight of "nonsense.   To him  the Idea of a-gospel of greed and gain  being  accepted   ns  the  true   cvaii_r<I  seemed and  was  revolting.    The tension .Is growing, the misery is spreading.   The   best   of   .men are recalling  from tihe thought that we must have  cheap goods, with all these attendant  horrors, In order to maintain our tvi-  tlonal supremacy.    No, not that vvny.  It Is a 'broad way, but it ls the way  of death.    It Is men, not goods, th.it  triumph  every  time.    It Is men,  not  goods, that make a "nation.    Give un  strong and skilful men.   Give us home*  bright,  clean and  cheerful.    Give  us  worflclngmen In whose hearts there is  a sang, and on whose faces there ls a  smite of con/terttnfent and  happlnejs,  and you give .us the only wealth Worth  'having, and 'the prokluicts whWh, suoh  men^vvill produce -will! always   make  SMITH  CURTIS'   PLATFORM.  In  a  letter   to   the   A'lctorla Times,  Mr. Smith  Curtis virtually announces  the main plank of his platform, whl.Ui  may be briefly tutted as follows:  n. A ledistilbutlon act to be given the  precedence over all other legislation.  -'. Referendum as to whether Coaat-  Kootenay .railway should be built as  a government work or ns a competitive  line.  "!. The piirclia;-e of the E. & N. railway. Its land grants and coal mines.  1. No land grants to railways.  5. The principle of government ownership or railways, vvith tiie referendum  as iflnal appeal.  G. Oriental Immigrant exclusion by  having an act on lines of the Australian act.  7. Labor arbitration act, vvith minimum wage limit.  S. Fixation of rate for coal hauled  from Slmllknineen to Uhe coast at $1.25  per ton to compete vvith Island coal.  Mr. John Ley, of Victoria, a tailor  by tuide, has issued itihe following: "A  delegation of the Labor Party has  waited upon me and I have accepted  their acquest to beejpie a. candidate in  the forthcoming election in the interests of the government. The platform  will be published shortly on which I  sliall se.ek the suffrages of the electors  of the city.   Respectfully,  (Signed) "   JOHN* LEY.  Wall; in and examino our Christinas  .goods. Invest 50 cents nnd secuiu a.  ticket (or our drawing:. You may secure one of the ten beautiful prizes.  DAVIDSON BROS.  The movement In Italy to reduce the  salary of the 'King below $3,000,000 conveys Its own moral. The King should  Join the1 union.  Th* Mint.  Is located at the corner of Carrall and  Hastings streets. Tho bottled goods are  all first-class and the prices right for  ever}* one. Seattle Rainier beer, o cents.  j   If you want a really good ryo whisky  at a low price, our oOc rye is it. Gold  Seal Liquor Company, 74fi Pender street.  Gold Seal Canadian Eye is Seagram's  Grand Old Rye. Only, SOc bottle! Gold  Seal Liquor Company.  'PHONE 179,  P. O. BOX 296.  W. J. McMBLLAN & Co.,  Wholesale Aoe.\ts ron  TUCKET CIGAR CO. UNION LABEL CIGARS  Brands: *,  MON0GKAM, MARGUERITA, BOUQUET  OUR SPECIAL, EL JUSTILLO,  EL CONDOR, SARANTIZADOS, SCHILLER,  Blue Ribbon Tea is packed in Vancou-  ver b.v white men���are you drinking it ?  THERE IS  Corner Alexander Street and Columbia Avenue, Vancouver, B. C  Union Directory.  VANCOUVER TRADES AND LABOH  COUNCIL-President, John Crow; vice-  president, XV. 3. Lamrick; secretary, T. H.  Cross; financial secretary, XV. 3. Beer;  treasurer, C. Crowder:, statistician, *W.  McKlssock; sergeant-at-arms, G. F. Lenfesty. Meetings���First and third Friday ln  each month, at 7.30 p.m., ln Union hall,  corner Dunsmiuir and Homer streets.  of Fire or Injury to  Health when you use  the       '   '  JOURNEYMEN BARBERS' INTERNATIONAL UNION. No. 120-President,  G. XV. Isaacs; vlce-prosldont, A. II. Lee-  gatt: corresponding - financial secretarv,  D. P. Johnson, 103 Hastings St. East:  recording secretary, C. D. Morgan;  treasurer. J. A. Davidson; guide. J. A.  Stewart; guardian, E. Morgan; delegates  to T. & L .Council:. G. W. Isaacs. Meets  first and third "Wednesdays ot each  month   Ln   Union   Hall.  T.S.��~RETAIr' CLERKS' INTERNATIONAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION  mfets In O'Brien's Hall, Uie first and  tli lid Tuesdays of each month. T. A.  Phillip, president: W. J. Lamrick, secretary,  24S Princess street.  TEXADA MINERS' UNION, No.-113, W.  F.M., meets'every Saturday at 7.30 p.nu  in Foresters' hall, Van Anda. Presidents  R. Aitken; vice-president, C. A. Melvllla:  secretary,. A. Raper, Van Anda, B. C:  treasurer, H. V. Price; conductor, P.  Burt; warden, John Linklater.   .  INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF  MACHINISTS-Beaver Lodge, No. 182-  Meets second and fourth Wednesday In  each month in Union Hall.' President, '  v\ m. Beer; corresponding secretary, EL  Ttrr.mlns, 72S Hamilton*' street; financial  secretary, J. H. MeVety, 1211 Seymour  street. *.  cooks, \va:tet.s and waitresses'  Union, Local No. 2S. President. Clin":.  Over; vice-pr.;sldent. W. W. Nelson; recording secretary, Jns. H. Perkins; financial secretary, R. J. Loundes; treasurer, Wm. Ellender. Meeting every Frldav  at 8.30 p. m. In Union Hall, corner Homer  and Dunsmulr streets.  The price is now  such that almost everybody can afford it.  ' Once used, ' always  used. Apply at Office of ���  V^CSFR TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION,  m?nth *L.mfTet> the I?" Sunday In each  month at Union hall. President, C. S  Campbell; vlcc-prcslilcnt, Gcoree Wilby;  secretary, s. J. Gothard, p. o. box 68  treasurer, w. Brand; sergeant-at-arms  Andrew Stuart; executive committee, E.  fe toTC'E"'-, SV, ?��� Ko"b' J- H- Browne  N. Wllllam3; delegates to Trades and  Labor council. J. C. Marshall, Robt. Todd  J.  H.  Browne.  VANCOUVER FISHERMEN'S UNION.  No. 2. Meets ln Labor Hall, Homer  street, every first and third Saturday In  each month at 8 p. m. Ernest Burn, president: Chas. Durham, secretary, S47 Harris street. r^  LTD.  Cor. Carrall and Hastings  Streets.  STREET RAILWAY MEN'S UNION-  Meots second and fourth Wednesday of  each month, in Sutherland Hall, corner  Westminster Avenue and Hastings Street  at S p. m. President, G. Dickie; vice-president, John Frizzell: secretary, A. G  Perry; treasurer, H. Vanderwalker: conductor. Ed. Manning; warden. D. Smith;  sentinel, T. Dubberley; delegates to  Trades and Labor Council: John Pearey,  Jas. Barton, Geo. Lenfesty, G. Dickie  and H. A.  McDonald.  UNITED .BROTHERHOOD OF CARPENTERS and Joiners-Meats .everv  second and fourth Thursday ln Unioit  Hall, room No. ... President, G. Dobbin-  vice-president, J. M. Sinclair; lecoidlng  secretary, XV. T. MacMullen: financial  secretary, ��� H. S. Falconer; treasurer, J.  Ferguson: conductor. R. MacKenzIc; warden, J. MoLeod; delegates to T. and L  council, RoM. Macpherson, O. Dobbin, j'  M.  Sinclair.  J9!25��E��.MEX   BAKERS'   AND   O0N-  * ECTIONEKS'   International   Union or  America.      Local  No. 4(1,  Vancouver, B  C.     President. James Webster: vice-pros- .  iiient, J. w. Wilkinson; recording secretary,  Murdo aiacLenn. 2721 Westminster  Avenue; financial secretary. H. McMuIUd  Toronto   Candy   Co.:   tieasurer.    XV    A  Woods.   Km   Ninth   AV&,   iMt.    Pleasant-*-  corresponding    secretary.    F.   Rjiwllnesl  Barnwell   Bros..   Granville   street;   mas^  to T. & L. Council: G. IV. Isaacs.   Meets  first   and     thlul     Wednesdays' of   carti,  mon th In Union Hnll.         CIGARMAKERS'      UNION    .NO.   357���  Meets the "first Tuesday In each month -  In Union Hall. President, A. Koehcl:  vice-president, P. Crowder; .secretary, ,  G. Thomas, Jr.. MS Cordova street west-  tieasurer, S. W. Johnson; sergeant-at-  arms. J. W. Brat;-delegates to Trades  and Labor Council, J. Crow, C. Crowder  c. Nelson.  BROTHERHOOD OF PAINTERS ANID  (DECORATORS. Local Union No. 138,  Meets every Thursday ln Labor Hall.  President W. Pavier: vice-president, js.  Crush: secretary, C. Plnder. 1750 Eighth  avenue, Fatrviow; treasurer, H. MeSorley.  JOURNEYMEN TAILORS" UNION OF  AMERICA, No. 17S-Meets alternate  Mondays In room 1, Union Hall. President, F. Williams, vice-president. Miss  Graham; recording secretary, H. o  Burritt; financial secretarv, Walfred  Larson; treasurer, C. E. Nellson; sergeant-at-arms, A.  J.  Kennedy.  World's  Scenic  LOWEST RATES.  BEST SERVICE.  To all polnu ln Canada and tha netted Rtatot  THK FA8TK8T AND BUST KQDIPPKD THAI*  CR088IN0 THE CONTINENT.  ���UUNOa FOB JAMM AND CHINA.  Kmpreu ol China  Doe. 2  Tartar  n��i  10  KmpreM of India Doc. JO  and every roar weeki thereafter.  aAiuxg ro* Honolulu akd avrkaua.  Mloweira   n,c JS  Aprartf jBn i���  uoana  (rub 7  and everv tour woekn thereafter.'  For farthor particular! aitotlmo ratoa etc.  apply to  JS. J.COTLK, JAMB8 eOLATBB,  A. Q. P. A. Ticket Agent,  Vancouver, B. C., -    428 Hnntlnn St..  Vancouver, a. O.  From Thoir Kanalmo.fcouthfield and  Protection Island lollierlea,  Steam, Qas  and  House CoaS  Of the Following Qradei:  Doubl* Screened Lump,  Run of the Mine,  Washed N��*��  8AIIDIL M. BONN'S, Superintendent,  BVAN8, COLEMAN A BVANB, Agent!,  Vancouver City, B. C.  laosMooosoec  DELICSOU& WINE  Madk Exclvsivklv 1 box E. c. Fruit.  FRESH CUT FLOWERS    UNION'-MADE  DOMESTIC CIGAK8.  When making a trip around the  Fark call on  ���the pleasure ol your .social  evening comes from the consciousness of /being well dressed. '   ,.  The snowy expanse ot a full dress  ���slilrt-hohom^laundered'byusradils"*  Its quota.                                     \  .  The Collar and Cuffs,, pliable  and Immaculately white, are the  finishing touches.    .  This Is our standard���vve always  maintain iti  Wouldn't It be a good thing to  leavo vour work wilh a laundry  that Is in sjinpatliy with these  Ideas?  PIONEER  Steam Laundry  Thon*. 846. 010 - 914 Richards St  ^Downtown Omen, No. 4 Akcaph.  '  If  /_  Arlington Hotel  Cordova St. West.   \  Headquarter* for the engineering trade  in Vancouver.  CHOICEST"���^i>  Liquors and Ggars  ���    Fir-rt-claas roomi from 10 eenta up.  R. HIRRY    ���    -   ,    PROP/  ,y  s;. i,  r^sic  v*   ',-.(.*   _��� ' .  ;,,','.'-rl    *���*-.  v! i'.'fev"'! FANCY AND I  ! lua-d tht wind nw  1 heard it Ml  b^\   Jie f   tp nt nl. t( mil ir in rut jud wsfl,.  1 in ud t'u <| irrow   (Jail ks ilia d���),  (   u ' Il���    "Hi "MU i    ���,-> - m*  A\ i��L i    t    U   m<] ui^li   i woill i pple and pasi  S. \\ I i  'tRitijuni  afnr lna in irt in tliL t,ra��s;  Wluie al   t\t\   kit,  llu  < uu K     k    (juiius���  U i - 1 i I 11 e ti i i  l \   u J       nl tlit. i* ii* U mcc-J  I   -i I t k   tlio v ' ml* l ni_: 11 rlml nm nates  1    v   V   (1     l   Ij   II) |k I   ttll'l   pi Ull Ul  -tUti,  i ni I il     \ru< 1;  i  ir luiniiitr the lumlutu bolt,  \    it  hi ii n rt on tit1 at tin. door uf Im tiole,  *a\\ tl i.    *\ ii\.u<t in 1 tlit I at a-'tii,  ** u  t ip mu ^  iM >ull, s-iw i'k r mu 1 trr-p,  Sjtt tl l 1 i  vt dn liw, hi v. fit ' u\c dav die  ^itt 1      > u i u hotiii   n <l the 1 uttiilh,  tvu  tin t M ttil 1 s. ir ttln I i ito Un ek\  fiti ^ '11 tt-* tt   itn  rui il U H im  1  t  I M       I iliu   - tl   t t itur*. kti wi,  *-> r   i j  11 it *. 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Everv incident should be welcomed  -which in a conntrv wheie offended ' Imu-  oi" must be siitislipd bv question idle  nieins tends to nuke the [lrictice of  ���duolniri .ibsmd Mmiv a sensible man  his cscipoil the lifelong icmoise attendant on "bunging down Ins mill" bj tie  simple method of tliiowing cold vv 'toi on  the poison's iiijuicd sensibilities in the  bo^'iniiing  One div n distu.guislud nolin while  bu ll.fistmg v uli a fiiinil it a cifi i'i  Pan-, iniliilAd m -ome sluu'ini; com  meiits on the public nets ut M i sli il  M irmoiit SidiUnlv anollioi gi ntloni'in,  di nig 'it .111011111 _t.ilili .iiiibc mil .ip  pioifhod tliem lus mustache bustling  vviiM  in,'ci  ' Su ' ci nd-lie tngicillj. "j mi blnll  givi me -nti-f iction'"  "Aie vou M usual ^I.lrnlOIlt," quiotly  B-l>ul tin not u j  "I li m not tint honor," via- the reply,  "b it I nm Ins chief nid do c imp."  ' Giro nie join card then, sir." 1111I  -thu iiiiini}. "I will send }0ii in} head  tloik "          Sllslitlr Aepntlve.  TJno'c Ep'n inn's rrst} li it dmops hum-  'blv over his blick nnd vviuiklul fonlioid,  Ins coit pockets an 'sig,;ug ivv iv fiom  lus conf one knee is covoieil with .1 bluo  pilch, tlie otlier one with a white ono  bowTil on witirbliieirthiCul, liis_blmi9 are  full of holes, and it would pu//lc nnv one  to dctlaie the origmil ooloi of nnv article of Ins nppnel lie pulls off the  dumping hit ns he looks ovoi inv gudon  foi'ic nnd gives mo n smile tlint makes  nie foci bettor foi au hour. "^Iiss Alice,"  "lie asks cliei'ifull}, "you don't know no-  bodv tint don't vvunter lilie noboily to do  uoiliiu' fer 'tin dis mavviilii', does jouS"-  Kncn It All, '*  ITotel Proprietor���Yes, I want n clerlt  nt once 'What do jou know about hotel  kp.pi.ig'  Applie mt���Know? Seo heie! Unleaj  j on vc got fom or five }cnis lo spite for  a liltli' (hat. ask me vv lint I don't know  It II Hike mc less tune. IVIuit du I know  iiMoiit hotel Keeping? Well, I kIio,iIiI  i.inilc1 I know It nil���moie linn nil' I  could ijin foitv liotils .uul pli} tin gii'M-x  i ot chess blindfolded Why, nuui 1 used  to Lcw   coinnicicial tiaveler!-  Smiahlno nnd Sleep.  A v liter in a scuntiDc pniodicnl ree-  ���oni'no"ils siinsliinc, and plout} of it, for  onsonii i. He says that women shut the  sunligMt out of then bouses, vveai veils  ���and carry sunshades���in fact, do eveiything possible to,exclude themselves fiom  tint which is the most potent factor in  Slio development of strength, beauty an*  cheei fulness.  .'^ _       ,     !     '  Having tfict means remembering t��  Hiring the conveisntlon around to Knla-  uiuzoo vvhen there is a euesi o.eseat wb>  x*a�� hp*n tliers,  V  -tl ikln^: ( "im im   t     "I.        i .llln^ VViat-  im (.ut of vv inn p. _.   vv li it tin.  lOVV 11       >.     -.Ml ll    t ( 1  I cm li'i'i^u o    f�� ^h    lu    coutiast  limn   th.it i\|ciui(iil   iiv   ,i  icsiilcnt  III \\ lllllipi _ Villi u ins II Dill tlm  Ullll'V     I   III     I   I   -,..!,.I    I III'    ,1111111111    .it  St \iulicw's-l v-ilu-'-" i I lie dimi  i.i   nn'Hi   m   lui'   |>! let   is the pi licit  Ullulli-S   ill   ill        Sllip'   .Hill       vim'  ul  I    in iu .in      inl >iiii   li-e'ls Hi it foi  Ull  Iill        |)III|")-IS    I   vv   -l'   lMov uli iuo  Ims ou',mill tin- tliiiitu ill it llie  lui-v ( il ll'l in 'i i uu s li in inn}  'il il ,i |>' u     i Mi i     lii    mini i IM il to  K-l 111 -pill ")' Mis , I'Ml.lllv Uli'l-  ^l    1C     ll'llll'l I   II    I   11       VV ll'l II     111 "V     |"li>  i il n.iiiv iii uli.ii lie' iiiii in tlu w.i}  ul t II- ill mi in c i ml I lie .111 '- a  vnii Ml n" -i|iMoiilie in*] tin ipi illtv  nf llu -nil iMi ' ie un'i u s 1 souii'-  ilnli' .isttiiu  lu^ig    uul   iMIi^hliul     Id  I U'St    w  H)   ll.iVt    |1, I ll   (H   pllful   lost  ,1(1      I".,'() i'       Hut   this   ,itiii(is|ilicio  II 'uul .i ei'iious i Out iipiin tne en-  tii|" i-i oi tl'p inuii-i i n|>l" .mil the  lim is ,i vii I ilile slc'pv liulloVV  At pusiiii tli ii iisi i nn i pi isiip loi-  Hiic uf I'm town 1. im uvciv st.lino  win i! vou ell nm ,i vi iv nood  ilouiilc u ip *)i Ui .ill oi iiiiuii l.il the  sum ,u -. ci .i il. lij litinl iin Ilm-  luii    bill k'lii.uil    hililin^   line   |ico|)'e  uu! the iiiivii    nn .I'lout *-.") The  ilnvis it mi i 11 mis .i ti< ] iniiiii^h ui-  (M-cul>ablv      I i    'Mill   -ecniiv \  in nihil oi the-iu i uu icsiilpnts line  tl ui sin ut iiiiiiiiuis si idled in the  vicinit} of then iisiiluitcs in cluse  Id Hit hotel llit-c aio hovvevu,  linn oitui occiii'vd bv the \oiy  -mill cMiklicn with thin Novell cs'ps  oi bv tlie inoiu ekloi Iv Imlic- the  MH'lUll pci)]ilc -pcnilui^ then tunc  s.uliii^ uoiliiu; oi b.Ulinif, foi in  -pile of the iiiniiM IM.il the v.itci  ,'s loo col'l to allow ol liitlun,;  been l.id'ilgctl in with commit ilieiu  .ue alvv.iv!> .i liiiinlii oi people and  ivuilv ui tluitv tli Ic'ieii who talc  t'c I (Mu'v sv in is the lido 11 ,i ,  he oli' block house n Kinn.uit oi  the (li\s v lien I uli in vv.iilip nieii-  iced thi- ctils uili iliiluiils i, the  i iv mi to b iliiin., pi ici     ii.il n .mv     a  pieolV SCO 10 IS ( ,iel( il .!��� the Sm.il'  elnlilnn bulio oi p (Mile uboiu th ���  s'uiii' UMiisiiii, iMiu-el'c vvuli ihf  unions icliv hsli one species nt  vvlicli is - in to sling, thoii-rli tl o  iuo put oi - itTiei iii4 in llu. v ,i}  oi Iv u , is to ulii to tlio |OV with  v Inch tl i v .no iniisiiPil Ivv the sm ill  'iv who hunt, lnrm I hen tlicio is  the t'tluhl oi n Inn, 101 lloiuuljis  .mil siiults ii i" > tbo lon< whii i  wheie t'u fish iictoiv" is situated  mil us the tide <(iine. in the cd(,p oi  the  vvlnif i- lined  bv   small  cMildnn  nh lone, lis'im., i oil- v lio i .xu-i  then pupiits no end of nn\ietv ,is  tlicv cune tin n nicks oioi the ed.,''  vv itehmn wiili rlUicJit, tlie luiii-'iv  smells iiibbliiijj ,a then   look,  A euiioiis ind most unsavoi) !o-  e.ilitv is tins sune vvli.uf, hit  sti.in^ol} .itn.iclive in the l.uietv  of itensts il piesonls foi it is Iipm  tliat tie iislieiiuui liiinc; then hulls  ot pollock and huldoik und coil  tficil boatloads holding inn n hiin-  dicds of poiui'V of fi-.li tukon nnin  the lislung kiouik's miles liojond the  j limit vv Inch shellcis tMc li.u boi  .lust .it this se.iso l Ihe vv li u f is coveted with hu,je hogsheads of liouimr  vv In- ll .ue bi ought m fiom the lulling wens, tho bonis f.uilv laden  down with then vvondoiful ficights  of glitteiuiff silvei lish winch ate  soon stiung; ou slendci wooden b.n-,  ind hung in tlio smokini; eompait-  nuiit oi the fnctoi} wheie the sweet  blick-bnch smoke dulls the glc.i'ii  of the silvei sc.iks licioie thev .ui  p ickofl and sent to the wholos.ilc  Ir-In longei s in Monlie.il No vvouls  can tlesoiile the unsivoiv details of  tho tiade which is in the hands of  two men, nnd ns the liuelelock .ind  pollock and hike mil (od aio denied ut tin whuf, oil il is llu own tlivivn  by the sliotc to be swept uv.iv bv  the out-going tide oi devouiccl )>v  the Ilotindcis, .uul hideous "sc.iul  inn- " winch sw.uin gicedil} about  Hit boils 'Ihis is however the roo-  oi lli.il one fi__l s tin spot ll good  i'ii-' ioi c illIimi - miells oi s the  t'(. i -0' tlio (Muntv In lie fish come  lo tho uli u i foi then In (Icons meal,  ' I with ones hook buliil with the  iliici it of the such oi i tmv bit oi  Ikiiiii' one can i itch tMeiu netoie  the. icncli the ii'isnoiv feeding  giinind nt the ninei  vvluiii  ll is win tli spending .1 nioiniiig in  tins ii.ost otlmiioious faetois" to  leu n what tin nl ami liuliistiv can  do vvute-. Ciliii in 'loionlo C.lobe,  .mil 'ho (.'\li.iouliiini v 'miii'ici in  which no u Iv cvciv pcit'on of the  fish is turned lo coin 'llie livois of  tlio fish aie ill tin own into gicit  bin els, and left i \posod to the bin n-  -luf, siiii,-soon-.bc'tt)i.ic .t-viilii iblo-oil  use.l in the pie|i nation of le.ilhei, a  bv-piotluel of tin- 'fuitoiv," whlcli  bungs in 30 rents per g.illon, niul  necessitates ntl'i- m no Inboi in its  piLpniulion Hake sounds" n miis-  tiil.ii bit of llcsh vvliidi lies in tho  backbone of tho hiike is a -valuable  ns'ot when clued nnd sent to the  glue fictorv, vvlioie it is used in milking fine niuoiliige, while the llsh  -liiiis nio used foi thu co.usei guides  "I'lnnnn hnddie" is ono of tho most  delicious of thou piodiuts nnd the  fisliciincii who bung in the fitsh lind-  (h<(k fiom the sen yet nliout ono dol-  I u pu bundled pounds fui then fish  Si I uigo to Miy, the ownti of tho  fnc oi v. who bus only iiiii the business foi sevei veins, finds it most  iiilluiill to get enough nun to handle the boats nnd bung in tlio fish  Vht'ie theie is woik to bo found on  tho fiiiins the mon ilcstil the -eiuir-  Ing life and iieai Iv evciv ninn who  P'lllv owns a boil his some trade  at which ho vvoiks fiom time to  time The s inline uidiistiydoes not  puv ln'St Aneliovv',, ns the tintv on  i mil'(I goods going into the States  is piolubiUve, and consequently  iiinrlv all the catches of sai dines in  Cinui'iin vvateis an taken over .to  Kistport niicl tinned tbeio  The owner of the fish factoiv tells  mo thut in the wmtei, when, the cod  scpson is at its height lib employs  about seventy boats, and that the  work for the men is perilous and  most uncomfortable.  BY THE LITTLE ONES.  *   Few   Bright   Tlintvlits   by    Somo  Clcwi   -%��uu^i*lorH.  1 he pun   v i- -'ulM.'g his eait    mil  v 'en ���_}��� ii did llu li nuiiiiil It -Mi   l in  i 'j llu ho'set m  mil-;     Oh, in u ill  mi i   ind loik ut lli.l.c!    lies all inoili  i iti.ii "    "When au ycu grm^ to hive t'm  in i-li-.' .i-ktti i vi ni nf sm ill .lulin  uv, vv1 n-i little -i-tei li   I Un in  '.ii-i   l- -uon   i- M ���u- i!> o ir*h  with tlioi i " vv .-, tli. Iigit   I itplj  Little re- it 1) tl hei'i I . nod -t vu il  111- i ���nl vv is vv ii lid li I up ivviv no i  tie -nm Une il.iv v I It in llu gii'M I  .-' ( ill nun! In be -tt II j ' v a lac uul  II..IU IU t�� Im 111'llii'l iv I ll'l III, di.  il. i.'ii, i. 1 didn't 1 .mvv ihe l.'gi e.i.i d  Htovt s with ilieiu!"  A 1. ih   fii'iiui'iitlv   -ui'   her ."vou ell  ^01l   til    I   111 l|.lll|l>l's   f-"l    i.u'k       O.       d   v  vv nm 1,* - mu' mjiii mil'. -I o giv 1.11  tin pul ml - nl 'Ll.ulif, gt> ivu in  Mis Si ith - uml /it i p, r ul   uu   nl."  ( n i ... Inukiil -nil" -''<! 'i I *'"'  ' Vi I v u u nn i lus Mi- S utii ,,'ni a  mill tun  iiiii'"���Ului.li. i .Nev.a  I)    Alt' El In nniinct.  An English dnvi. Im i Mm' rt 't.opt  l.u-'iio��� house pu-uiiled In-t lp'rvu In  lil'v n stl.lW hill (oi tl i> ho -e dn ��� g ll o  iotint hot spill, and m Tio-il, nu  loise nppeiied without thi now hold  ��c u  ' Wlnt his become of tht ho'-"'s bon  net Uli}.'' isl.ul one of Hit liim  'Don't vou think it is hot eaougli this  nm mug'"  "'Ot c.wugli! lint it is "r, bit the  lilooinui 'oss He t'u it lfo.o I could put  it  ou   Mm   litis ���moiiii'i,'  said   'Anj.-  Efit-i l ill   Ton  llncli.  A'i fiiud 'i'nn' - S' dowu De  Tl> "-t. old fed \\i II have i nice  quiol It'tich togi tin i  "K^cuso mo a nn ment, somebody vv jnt��  luoik to me it ihe dooi "  I,hii ui   "iuli l'lgbt I'fvo the chair,  old uu, t un if jou must li..ve the I it "  Tlituic 1'totcnnoTH.  Past College Piofi'ssoi���Vv! nt are you  giing to do ne\t to gtt youi name i.i iho  pa poi s ' ������   Second College Professor���I was think  nig of declaim,; lint the dicuoiiTj vv is  Inn word} to he cuusideied good lileia  tin p.���Ujltlmoie Ai.iencun.  Forln ��e.  "And will you not smile upou me?"  fultPicd the mail ,,  'No." iipswpicil Poitnnc si ilv, "for  if I do I tilinll get injRelf dislil'ul by the  vvoineii who hnvo refused to many you."  ���Di^tioit I ice IMi'sa.  Tor rimrll) Too.  "Wanjoui poich puny n mccosi. Mag  sic''"  "No None of those ho'ild Oiorsticot  clilldion t'iniie' -ii's to sre liovv uiucli nieci  il win. limn tlitlis."���I'lill ul'Ipliu Uul  lotiu  Kindly ProiorllMMl  Tor.  Automobile���I feel a siiu-.ml.i' coning  nu  llnrse���Yon do? Well slop ut the first  d ug -tme uml git a wit spi uge put In  )uui   woiks ���Clucngo Kociiid-lletJd  miniinu'nti  ITp���Those bnstlj suininer hotels',  She���I  know   it.    Wlnt  did  vvp ever  li iv o home for nnv wnv''       '  \Aell. wo wanted ihe dpbt and the unit st."���Now \oik Llie  Jlloroncoplp 3Ielnpliy_ilc��.  Mri Ilevlp��� I can lead my husband  h\c a iinnk  Vu Dov|p��� Vou nnM have good eyos  lu 11ail such n s'.all tjpe.���Smart Set.  SIGNIFICANT QUESTIONS.  now   tli6   Small   Boj-   Succeeded   In  BrenMnu Bntl ,\cn> Ceutlj.  "What do jou want, little boy?"  "Is this where Mr. Upjohn lives,  nu'am?"  ��� \'os "  "The Mr. Upjohn tbat runs the  bank':"  ' no Is an officer In tho bank."  "The Mr. Upiohn thnt wont down  mvvn on a tiollej on this moiiilng?"  "I piesume be went on a trolley car.  Wli.it"-  "ls lie the Mr. Upjohn that was In  tlint lionlblo stieet cu accident?"  "I haven't liwinl of bis bslug In nny  s'litl t.ir ticcldfiit."  "Uliln't liini '.it he'd spinlncd Ills nn-  klc Jtii.i|iin' out o" the cor when llie  ii.iln iiiii Into It?"  "No, ni} Utile' boy; you frighten hip  Wh'itlns"-  ' Didn't heni bow ho nm Into a diup  -'Die for a ph ee o' eouitplaster to stick  i.ii a little mt he'd got ovei the e>e?"  "Not at all    Tor ineuy's sake"���  "Ho Isn't In Is he. iim'auiV"  "No, he's"-  "N line's John V Upjohn, Isn't tt?"  ��� Ye-  that s his I'lini',"  "J.lien he's the same ninn. He won't  lip here toi .in houi or two, I guess,  'cause he's stoppin' to lmve one o' bis  teeth tightened lhat got Unockoil a little bit !oosi'(vvlK'ii be was Juuipin' out  o' dangei, }' know "  "Utile boj. tell me the whole story.  I think* I can bear it now."  "Well, ma'am, he's In the hospittle  with loin ilbs broke, nn* one legs In a  sling, .in' bis nose is knocked kind o'  sldevvnjs, but he's gcttln' along all  i Ight, an' he'll bo out again In nbout *  month, nn' here's a letter f ni the doctor tellln' v' all about It, ma'am,"-  THE COOKBOOK.  A cup of butter means slvteen tablespoons When vve measure butter ln a  cup. vve uio.isuie it [lacked solid.  Olio cup of sauce means one cup ol  liquid, legaldlujss of the amount oi  thickening and butter that you use.  A novel aud dainty way of cooking  little new onlous is to boil them and  seive them on toast, similar to asptua-  gus.  Stir all sauces with a wooden spooD  uutil they thicken nnd begin to leave  the sides of the pan Add I'm oi ing essences after taking the' pot fiom tho  Die.  After boiling a ham let it cool In tlm  water In winch it was cooked. TliU  helps to make It moie tastj. moist and  tender. The same lulo applies to tongue  or coined beef  Sardines U oiled In a chafing dish ara  nice for Sunday night suppeis. Use  just enough of the oil in the box to  cover the bottom of tbe dish and keep  the flsh fiom sticking When they ar��  browned on both sides, spilukle liberally with lemon juice and seive hot  Cnrrlcd Tartbrr.  Not long ago a lady was giving a lecture Her stihlect vvas the human flg-  uie and the ie'i]iilii'ineuts In the way of  pi opoi tlon foi beiiutv She hei self w un  of goiieioils���one in.iy s.i} utivvloldj ���  -i/e, und hei maimer wns supercilious  ind loft.v She was tijlng to demon  sti.ite the relative sizes of the limbs as  the} leallv ought to be.  "Toi eMiiuple." snld she. "twice  .ound inj thumb"���blie held It up-  "once i ound mj vviist; twice loiind my  wnst, once louml my neck, twite  louud inv neck, once tountl ni} vvnlst"  Heie she pi used nnd n shilll voice  fiom the audience exclaimed.  '"Iv. ice i ound }oui waist, ouce  mound Hide pnik!"  The lectuier hastily passed on to an  other biancb of the subject.  THROWING THINGS AW A/.  CIuiv tbe Good Ilcct-nlte Doen Cllutf  to Old _<ul_ol>__.  ���'Alwavs before vve move," 0'iltl Mr.  Hilltops, "wo go thiough everj ilmig iu  the stoicroom and tall out and thiovv  away the things that vve don't want If  vve never moved, I don't know but what  tmallv we'd be buncd uudei the ami-  mutation of things which from time to  tune wc save.  "XVe save tons of newspaper clippings  nloue, and we alwnjs have a pile of  iniigiuiues com.uuing ni tides that vve  want to lead ovei agiiiu, but novel do.  We put nwa} old tlolhos and don't know  what not of things we've got thiough  vv ith thnt arc of no cm thly use to us, but  that vve hate to thiov away. And how  vve do hung oa to somo of these things!  Wh.v, su}, we've got be\es aud tuinks  (ontnliiltig things that we've saved <n  that wu} that we've been lugging around  foi >tuih, p.i.Miu; to have them moved  and giving up loom foi the staling of  tlieni, tint we never look Into nt all. Wo  couldn't tell whnt was In some of them  without louklug, but the} aio things vve  suit of hule to thiovv nwa}, aud so vv*  keep lugging 'em mound.  "1 don't vvnnt to ding iu melancholy  thoughts in a du'oiful conversation, but  I find mvself vvondeiing stiiiii'tiiuts now,  *.s I glow* older, whit will bccuuie of all  this tiutk wc suvj up In this vv ij when  vve die. It will all be just bing theie,  and those who come after us will look nt  it nnd wonder vvh.it uudei the c.inopy  vve h.ivcd it for, and thtn thev'11 throw  It nwaj, which I tell Mrs Hilltops vve  might jiibt ns well do now mu selves nnd  get nd of It. Theie'8 nothing m the  whole blessed stoieionm thnt vve might  not wilh peifect sifetj thiovv right out  without evei looking at it. Oil. of cou'se,  that is rather a bw toping asseition, but  r.oi oi Unless it is substantial^ true that  nil that miscellaneous ini.iv of bo\cs and  bundles tlicio, of odds .mil ends of ona  soit nnd unolhoi, vve might just ns well  throw awn.v bod.ly, nnd wc nevei'd miss  'em. Wc had a curious experience in  tins w.iy Inst fall.  "Weeding th.*igs out, then, in the usual  innniur, vve sot out of the storeroom one  dnv tince big boM's of stuff to look over.  But somehow these bo.es got nu\t(l in  with the stuff Unit had been looked over  nml was roauv to thiovv nwiij. and iwny  tl ey went, nevei looked nl, nnd vve ntver  discoveiid it till the nevt dav. 'J.bin  (hue was a tunc! Mrs Rilltops w.inttd  to hive me go light uvvii} anil find out  what dump tho things collected on our  block went to. and see if I couldn't got  the bo\es back Our oldest d uigliter,  Lutu d.i, wns Fun the gicen bo\ con*  tuned nil of hei very best patterns mil  1 don't leinembci now what other things  of tii'iiiendons value those bo\ts did ionium, but I staved the fo'ks oft somehow  fiom day to daj, nnd giinltnll} Ihev ftlt  eisioi nbout it and in a ivies, thej foi  got it  '"1 lint was a jear ago rnd do vou sup  pose we've missed anjtli'i'' \Vh}, not  n thing Theie w isn't nnv thing in those  botes that vve renllv wnntid to use If  theie iiiidjheen, we would have kept on  using it, but we hated to throw the stuff  flVV.l}.  "I tell Mrs Hilltops, as I sud before,  thnt it would be peifoctlv snfe to clear  o it the vvholp stoieionm without looking  nt the stult nt ill, just thiovv the whole  thing light nvvu, thnt vve novel store  rush theie, nor title deeds, nor nil}thing  of real value But she says no, she'd  ratlioi look things over, nnd I suppose  lh it some of these old things, anyhow,  innj hive in old u-sociitlons a value  tint will make us chug to them to the  cud."    A Drnnl.vn llnn'i Donmot.  Once vv In u Sn IIoi ace St I'nn! wns at  college he found n rinu lung drunk lu tho  quadiangle nnd tiled to make him get up.  "You'ip diiiuk," he said, "you don't  even know who I ara" "Yes, I know  voi.v well who }Oii are," Bind tbo mau.  "You'ip the fellow that wiote nn epistle  to Tnnoth} nnd never got an answer."  This is often quoted ns one of the nntu-  rally clevei retoits of diunken men.  A COLUMBUS STATUE.  A cuuotis custom prcvmls In Korea.  If n man moots his wife iu the stieet. ho  ignuios lur pieseiKo and passes hei as if  she weie a stinugei  When n mnn flureis himself ha knows  ��� woman, he Illinois himself.  The Story of n Brant Fonnder'a  Transformation of Gambrliinn.  A stoiy ls tcld of a binss founder  who was one day -visited by a fiiend  acting as agent for one of the cities of  Centinl Ameilea The agent asked  what It would cost to enst a statue of  Chilstopher Columbus for the public  square of the city. The aino' nt was  far in excess of tlie sum w hlc the man  had at his dlspos.il He a.is about  leaving in despair of being able to secure the statue when the binss founder  said:  "Come back In the junk yard and let  un sec what can be found tlicio."  lie wont buck, and the binss founder  showed him a culos-al statue of (Sum-  bilmis, recently removed from the  front of a huge blowing establishment.  Under his feet rested a beer keg, In his  hnnd wns a laige and ovei lion Ing  schooner, his bcnitl vvas long and shaggy, and about his brows was vvteathed  a garland of bai ley nnd hops.  "Why, this will never do," said the  commission meichant. "I vvnnt a statue of Columbus."  "Walt until I have touched this one  ui> Come buck In about a week and  see what you think of It. If It suits  jou, you can have It for tho amount  jou hnve at your disposal."  As soon ns the vlsltoi had gone the  binss founder set two men at work on  the figure of Garabrlnus. They removed the boer Keg from under his  light foot and placed there an anchor  and n coll of tope, from his hand they  removed the goblet nnd substituted a  globe, with the continents tiaeed on  lt; from his brow they took the wieath  of barley nnd hops and substituted n  wreath of laurel and then proceeded to  trim up bis whiskers. The finishing  touch consisted In putting nt the base  of the statue "Cilstoforo Colombo "  When the commission merchant came,  he was delighted with the figure and,  purchasing It, shipped It to the Central  Ameilcnn city, wheie it ndorns the  public square and Is looked upon with  veneration by the citizens of tbat town. *  FIRES CAUSED BY NAtLS.  Particularly    Gnnrilcd    Asritlniit    by  FiriUH That Handle Cotton.  "Speaking of liisui.mce matters,"  said a listener, "I suppose the plain,  old fashioned nnll has caused more  files in the big establishments where  ninchinciy Is used In many and complicated ways than nuy other little  thing In existence. The only thing  needed is for It to come in contact with  some other haul muteilul with sufficient force to cause a spark and heat  generation. Nails hue leully pioduced  a heavy per cent of the totton flies o��  the counti}. Dining lcccut years, on  nccouut of steps taken bj the ow ncrs  and conduttois of the larger cotton and  b} product plants at the instance of in-  suiance men, the nail has not been  suth a prolific producer of fires  "A way has been found, for Instance,  In cotton gins, cottonr mills aud In  plants vv here cottonseed __ are put  thiough uiaiiufactuilng^ piocesses. of  evtr.ictlne: n ills and other weighty and  Hint} substances that mn.v find lodgment In those iiilliiniiiinble pioducts.  Giavltv Is the nitiii.il loicc used. Nulls  and rocks .ind in.iteiials of this kind  me heavier than cotton and Its by-  produtts, and the} have a tendency to  foice their way to tbe bottom dt the  heap. By allowing these pioducts to  pass over a tolling belt iiii.iiigetneiit  these heavier materials filter tow .ml  the bottom and me (in.illj c\ti.icted.  so that when the cotton oi the cottonseed passes thiough the g.ind In the  various liinnuliictiiilng piocessts theie  is but little d.iiigei fiom Ine so far as  those thlugs aie oouteined."-  BroncMtis,or a Severe Cold on tlio Chest and Lungs, Doctors trill Point you to Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed  and Turpentine as tho most Effective Treatment.  For overy class of disease thero is ono mediclno that, stands pre-eminent, as 'jelnff superior to all others  In tho case of Asthma, Bronchitis, and all throat and lung ailmentB the recognized treatment is Dr. Chase s  fo}rup of Linseed and Turpentine. Doctors do not hesitate to say that when tha patient becomes flushed nm!  exasperated in his struggle for breath, wheezes loudly and experiences intense agony in his chest nnd lungs  there 13 no pieparation available that will give suth prompt and thorough relief as  Dr0 Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine  Mrs  Georgo Budden, Putnamvil  -seed and Turpentine,-ns I had the. As  persuaded mo to try this remedy, as  am thankful today to say I am J. w  time and would not be without it "  Dr  Chase's Svrup of LinsectI an  necessary  to  add further comment,  linseed and turpentine,  imitations of  on the bottle vou buy    Twenlj-lrw  Etlmnnson, Tlutes &, Co , Toi onto  io, Otit., says t-"I ieel it my duty to recommend Dr. Chase's Syrup of Lin-  thma-vcry-bad ;-could get_nothing_to do me any_good, A frtond_pf mino_  he had tried it, and it piovod successful I tried it and it cured mt. I  ell woman through the use of this remedy.   I keep It in tho house all the  d Turpentmo is so well knowi in the homes of Canada that it seein9 un-  but a word ol warning may bo needed. Thero aro other preparations of  Dr Chase's Be sum the porlrnit and signature of Dr. A. W. Chase aro  cents a bottle    fumily size, three times as much,  00c.     All   dealers,   or  HOME WORK FOR EVERYBODY���DON'T BE IDLE  W�� wint Men, Women ind Children to Work for ui it their own Homes, underjtho Direction of '  THE   PEOPLE'S   KNITTING  SYNDICATE, umjzo  (Authorized Capital, $180,000)   To Fill Largo Contraots���Good Wagos Eatlly Earnod  Wo want a fow mora workers In thtt locality, At onco and In order to secure your co operation without tho delay of correspondence, wo  horewith explain our full plan In this advertisement Tho work Ik simple, and tlio Machine la oaslly operated, and with tho Quldo, requires no  teacher. If you wish to Join our staff of Workers lot us hear front you promptly with romlttance, and we will sond machine and outfit to begin  work at onco.  ttewlihtoiMitrathoierTWioffAtiUllMtoiIofenlUlnitforvilntlKlrtioRtci Wotretholntfo^ufcrioftlili tla��lnCantJl_ianJareihcU^itkTilUln(iTOncenini;th6Coiitlnciit  _..-__.        -"?l��i_ntLbUtot>rotlui�� an Automatic lUiMno liy vrlilrlt all klmU uf KcamUiii kulltlitjc Id >lt ti��i I > ntir I ��nilly Maclilm  iliMrlymnl lliiuaiiw nafif  tu ilo ilia w��rb from tlm Initrmtloii dultlo   A\l tlml wn rt quint uilialjbuuio tha inatlilue nuuidltis w Ulacdoiifc  IboMaUutitlMliitfiiuac  Jl(fcrlniKiip��rl8!n.i_ wu have  onllttftrr hitrllkem a Ut quickly Kuril  MiireMiy ' -'L'  ���-*' *'   .for lt.lt purp no ��ml tlm oMntlfiinoilmpla, It cannot iKimily inaknnmliitakalnHiwurk*   , . ...,.._.  i_��Krc��tt!emuid!iowlir��r ttu.hlmui* Hoiki atil Motormcin Mlttflin unit mho ore tmablo to mipply tlio demitid, we biro taken thUmotbouofutiYcnmnfi wr cwrtbdp.  'ha|ric��wei��yfur.)ii.ihf*ltl yilaitockliiK* li #ii)H��lK.rliun��lrul t *ivlmcn��i-��kn U jurinlr ��t it niitoniiriianilttina _.r n|ulr  " - ' .._���-- ...11...    _   .       ������..   _...i ^. 1.   .  _.    ������.  *���,_.._.! i i ��� ...ii. ��� ��-���.- >> 1.    iifnrtAlilv  aim enouRb yarn to Irntt  I n uirui l to us mlUrttu-  ��.j, T.v.v..��--.......-v -w�����. - *--��������� -  -��� - ���    ������- i--l'*y iliur^u oti nil work one wfty,niil6iirw<irlc(n_rayTotum tliaruj   lliewurL m we  hiveat&tal U��lrni)le��iidrapl lly dune, tho marlilne b^rlnc �� cajtatlty of ten tlionuiil silt lie* a minute Uo lia\n miiiy tunoim now Iuo ir emi loy wlto tun knit firotn twiuily Qvo  totbIrtyi>aIraorm.ckauritoLkli]|iia<lay and where the time of a family ii IcroUxt to the work >puuii readily acoUmrroiMMo|i[>|wrw��kcun he c.LH.1yennii.tl.  We furnish otir workers all the materl'ili yarn, etc, free an levdrytlilnBthat Imoccminry Tor tho w irk Wo flirnisli the nuuhlue only fortheeXLlmho mo oftiiosednlrlnff to  Uko employinoiit with un, who mint In order to become a member send us at JnajU one kikkI reftruiirf ��uU rumltUuite awonllnJy to Live i�� tliu iilh twnry auumnm that tlm quiyitl  tlei or valiuhle yara we may lend from time to time will not he waste I or inKippror rlnU.nl Our Inttrc^ifl nro imitin] nml tit* ioi.ni<-iico mint l>o tut thllMi dlf werearotnaunced,  We^uanntea fair ilrullnjr and irmiptp^inent fir work no do not ule us to deviate irom our terms jHHocauaoL inaku u dlstlttctlou wllh ouuiiinl not auother) Uildu* wo are doing  aa extenilTe business ftiidmuithtf ROvernM bybiiMnCMprincl|l�� ,��....,    .  ThemaimroctuiwIprl(.oofthemncliinnl9Sr�� mnl nosltlvtly will not ho soil t�� nny others tliiutlio�� who will ocrpe to do ktiltttncfor us  There Isatanjo demand by tho tnulo for this cla-w of *��* Ourworken can dipt ml��] >u It year after year nn lir jimonkue wllh w (wholo or Btnro time) we will keep you  ���applied with wi rkfislonif asyoudolt sithfarurlly forusaiidn-tnrii itinmpily, w entrust our w��rkcra ulth large quuutltieauf valuable yuru, aud uvia gho refureuccs as to our  honesty and Integrity, wfl must askyou to do the same, in onl�� that wo ui lytiow with wlmm wo aro ;le di j; ..*._.,,       .  .    We havo In Asbrlefamanr_i_rasi-o��lilc on Invourt ito show you what our work Is wofilniplyBiyaitotlienncHno HIsJustwhAtwercprraent itfolie, and will poalthelydo  ererrthlnCWB claim for U orreflind the money ^Kli ni&ihliM* Bcmn.1y packed ��|tb an outfit. Hart up for wirk thoroiiphlv tested nmliisoi koratmklu i intally knitted h foro  boxloaaiiiishlnpinff Should youdccljotoenffncowlihun lt wilt ho necessary to urnd ��> at luut one |,yod tLforcuu., to���Ulier with tho remittance of #15 H), which makes ibomathlno  jour uroiierty, upon receipt of wbleh we will forward innclilne and outnt rculyto coinmrurn. ,  UonresofrequentlyandunneicMiar'lyaskclironorauIearatokniti/l houtatcathcr. Veeay, lest Itroqulrcinoteachoiri nny rcrson of ordinary Inteulffenco wbo enn read  the lostriiLtlon Guide can learn to knit��tot te ,, , * ��� r* {  irntanytlmee.workerboeomcadli'utlsflcdnndwIabOB todlscortlnnom our employ wo will tilebick tbo mochlao sad return tbo money, provided the macblnola la ascood  condition as when received and provided nn nmnnnt of work equal to tliu omu mt ]��U t fur tho imi.li I u ti ia btcii dono  Ju,orderlagyounau��teaclosoJI6oudclvethenameofsomjrc*poriaiblofrKuionn)Iohbon6arcforcrce���<_nowhowHlspoaka5toyourhonMty alaonameyourneuestoxpressoflloe.  Addresst      THE PEOPLE'S KNITTING SYNDICATE, LIMITED,  Our Refarenooc-ExproM Companies, Banks, op Toronto Buslioss Houses. Hoad Offlao a BlcKlnncn Bldg., Toronto.  O CHRISTMAS G.lTl'6.  JUMMERTIMETnOPHIESTRANS.-CRM-  ED  INTO HOLIDAY KNICKKNACKS.  An IiiurenloiiH nml Deoorh.'Irc Arrange ��'u-nt I-'or l*lioto;via;iliH nf Vu-  rlnliN Sixes���Pretty IliiHtlc* t'lnmc ol'  1'lne TwIkh it tic] Cmiu'H.  ���Each llitli' summer gii'mtlng f.'oni  forest or liclil undoubtedly lias IN as  soolalliui. midmany pleasant meiiiork^  will lie iiwiil'cnoil while tin> wul.i'i-s."  linger.! di'l'lly twist.niul lieml the I reus  I'.ird trifles Inio (.'liristimiH gifts t!i:u  will bo nci'i'iriiilili' nml decorative si*  well us useful. ri.'iiiail;s Tin- DcslguiM  111 plof.'ll'l' tl) Useful Mlggl'StlllllM. llll'.OII^  which ocelli' tin' fnllo\vlii_r:  Nearly ���everyone-nimi. woiiiiin or  ch.Iil ��� possesses  11  I'liinera  nowadays  ix%  $���  ,.^,,,VUi-,>^m-^^i'x'\  KASSAM'S PROVERB.  Kin; Hasaarn, well bcioKd. was wont te  ��n��'i  1 When might went wrong, or any laboi  1 tiled;. o  "To-morrow; friends, -will 'be another dny!"  And in thnt faith-he-slept,' opd so prevailed.  Lour  live  his  proverb!   While  tho  world  shall roll  To-morrow fresh shnll rise from ont the  night  Anil .newlinpilzo Un. Indomitable soul  Wllh -courage for Its never-ending light.  No one. I snv. Is voiuiuprcil till he yields;  Anil yield   lie need  not while,  like mlsl  fi'"iii glass.  God  wipes  the sUIn  of lire's old battle  fli'lds  From  every morning tint he., brings to  puss.  GOD'S SMILE.  Vlfcen God upon our little world loolcs down,  In Its own strenuous eyes bo passing great,  Eva rapt with toys,, tho pen, the sword, the crown,  I'ln.vinjf its game of fortune, fame or state,  Does he not smile, the patient One who knows,  Keeping us gently in the onward way,  Wailing, w*li kindly thought, the evening's close  Wlicii wc shall tire of play?  And life's vast tragedies, Us sins and wrongs.  Arc they not but as wounds that children feel  A talc that to the nursery belongs  Of liuris left for his tender touch to healf  Dues he not smile, the K��od God ot us all,  Knowing how sure ids love for every one,  Making tilings right when rvcnlng'H shadows Ul!  And ihe rough play la done?  ���Itlp'cy 1). Saunders in St. Louis Hcpubllc.  courage.   Let  What's yes.  New   day, new   hope, new  this lie,  0, nimi, 'by cheerful creed,  terdiiy.  Willi all Its.shards anil wrack.and grief,  tn thco?  Forget It,  then-ltere   lies   the   victor's  wny!  ���James lluckbam.  A QUEBEC STORY.  'PaOTOCRAPil llOLIiER.  anil brings back t'tun llie :it:ui:ni'i  wanderings photo:;! nph1- good, liail o:  Inililii'ieiit. lint all of Milne In the nm  .iti'i'i- pliiitogiMplii'i'.'. e.M-i. 'i'ii I'i nine  each plctnie sepui.ttoly would, lie nn  expensive undertaking, and to Ucep  them all together In a initt'olio neees-  sltates tliehaiiiiliiig uf I he unmounted  ones every time Ihey .we on exhibit,on  In our first llltistinlln'i l-i shown a  decorative w.i.v of iiiei'lint; the ilil!lci:l  ty. The foiindatliin ol the pictured  lioltlc:* Is made of still ennU'oai'd and  .may be of any-M/.e |)i'el'ened The  photoginphs (iititiiuiiiiteili aie mranged  . on this eaidhnaid in what might he  called oidcily disorder��� Unit Is to say.  tin1 nrinnwiiicnt follows a regulnr plan,  hut all sllllni";-! and rows of straight  lines nie avoided. The pliotoginph*  nro either lightly pasted on the curd-  boiinl or are tempoiauly held down hy  thumb tacks: then velvet ribbon of  any pietty. dm I. .shade is can led ovei  \ the edges of the plcttnes. flaming them  , most eflectiM'ly. 'llie outer frame Is  not put on until all the Inner poitlon i.s  ai'innged and a glass is put over it:  then the edges of the glass and of the  cardboard foundation are held together  In a passe pnrtout fashion with wider  velvet or satin ribbon. Thin1 glass  should ho used for glazing. Three rings  - for hangers should he attached to tlie  cardboard back. This holder makes a  particularly pretty decoration for n  door.  Tine twigs thnt arc not too dry and  nre of attiactive, gnarled shape may  be utilized for eVrer so many pietty  kniekkmioks.  The rustle picture frame is very pretty when made of green pine boughs  with the needles and cones nttaeheil.  The twigs nre notched where they  cross to make them He Hat and ay*  held together by line wire twisted  about them. The oblong frame has an  easel support at the back, and two  hands of lint elastic are fastened across  tlie back to hold the photograph with  Its glass, a small ledge of wood being  tacked across the back of the lower  twig for'the glass nml picture to lest  upon. Care must lie taken not to get  ' the   frame   overbalanced   by   placing  How n rurao-l'r'ind Vuitlci-iiGut a Decided  M-llluuli.  In Quebec a story is being told  showing how u certain class of visitors from llie United States think  that c\eryihiiig ihey too is for salo,  A party of these were going..through  tlio Church of iho Unsilied, wlilch. is  very old, very ai lislic, and much  admired by loveib ot art and . tradition, 'ihe p.uty consisted of a  ninn nnd two women, und they paused beiore a piiinliiig said to bo one  of tho old Italian masters, although  theie ure lho_.o who deny tis authenticity und chum it to be a copy, but  a very old ono It is, however,  much adjunct! nnd treasured. Before this the three American visitors  stood, eyeing its poinls and con-  \ersing cngoily about it, until presently the man wns^heord to say:  "It's worth-So,000."  "Can you get it for that?" asked  one of the women.  "I'll oiler 3d,000 and raise it by  easy stages to So.OOO. It's worth  the money all right enough. I wonder when.1 1 can iind anybody," he  said, looking about the chuich, deserted save where here and thero a.  stray worshipper sat in meditation.  "There's a pictuie over there I  want' to buy," said he to a littlo  man with a bioom who came out of  a passageway. "Who must I see  about it, and wliero'cun I find him?"  Tho little man stared at him and  asked what he meant/ and the American repeated that ho. wanted to buy  a picture oil the wull and wanted  to seo tho boss right away. Tho  llttlo man, 1 emurliing that ho would  send Father  ,     scurried     out of  'Sight, anil after some delay a solemn  priest came in, and to him tho Ame  priest came in, nnd to him tho  American explained that he wanted  to buy "that picture over yonder,"  and would pay $<t,000 for it  -"But it is not for sale. Nothing  here is for sale," said the priest.  "You aie under some strange mistake." , ,   "  "Come now, come now, I'll toll  you what I'll do ��� these old pic1  turcs aio all the go and I need this  one for my new house ��� I'll givo  you ��5,000 for it. What do you  say?"  "I repeat," said the priest, "that  it is not for sale at any price. Nothing heie is for sale ��� there still are  places left in tho world where nothing is bought nor sold, and you aro  in one of them now." The priest  then turned and letircd whence ho  came, leaving the visitors wondering at his lack of business enterprise.  o  o  *  o  o      "���        "" '"'""'*"' ~ " o  4>O0O*O6O$OOO$0COO0O<>O��O$Ot  RUSTIC PICTURE CRAMS.  heavier boughs on' one.side than on  tbe other. The twigs froii) the.'laieh  or llie dwiirf pine are llie best to use  for this article. The cones nro very  small uml of nu exceedingly pretty  shape. 1 ..,  '���  Tbe drupe Cnre, -   i  The Gorman giape cure cunt Mint's ns  popular ns ever abioad. As has often  been proved, grapes are inost uinrl  tlons anil are of especial lienellt.to  those who suffer from nniuinln or nny  kind of Indigestion, in taking a grape  cure'It Is neci'.ssiiry lo follow a course  of diet, which, howewr. Is not. \j-iy  strict. The patient begins .l>>\ eatiii.-j  n dally "quantum Of grapes, about I to  IVy pounds, nml more than" one'persiin  before the end of the cure, has been  known to cut,as many, as 7, pounds .a  day. ���' '    '" -"   *'  - Hoiv ti) Cook E'cnm.  Prnrs want lung ami slow; linking nm!  Kliiuilii   be  done  In  a ,i mI'ii il'*ti';',i'l'  with   snilli ii'i't   wiiii i   tn   knp   Ihi'iii  i,mist     Tli'M   dn in ���  iiitiI pai'lliu. lull ,  If pifluned, llH'i should also be slleeil I  Ontario'* <;i>tidlti,uds.  Arthur J. Eddy lias returned to  Chicago, after having completed  whnt is probably the longest automobile trip, ever made in America.  For sixty days ho has been ti aiding throughout tho East, and iii  that tune he has covered moio than1  2,600 miles. Mis. Eddy accompanied him on moro than two-thirds  of the journey, including tho run  from the East to Flint, Jfich., by  way of the Canadian route. Mr.  Eddy said:  "The Canadian roads arc far nnd  away the hest that wo encountered.  They nro loup1 stretches of 50 aad  100 miles of hard macadam roadbeds, kept in admirable condition.  They arc oven better than' our Chicago boulevards, and'kept better.  The .Michigan roads aro a dis��roco  to the State,' so aro thoso of Ohio.  In the Eastern States tho roads aro  good in patches.  "For the information of automo-  blljstj-i^ontempIating_a__trip-by-.-way  of Canada ' I , ,would sny that tho  Canadian' Customs authorities demand a deposit of.SO per cent, duty  upon entering the country, for which  tliey givo a receipt, exchangeable at  tiie Customs post whore you leave  tho country for an identification  slip,'..which'can be enshed nt the  nemest port of entry ,for tlio  amount of your deposit., lt is always hest to class.your' innchlno ns  second-hand: tho duty is, of course,  much  less."  I'imr Old Oli'np.  A Wnrkworlh pnper tells of a bachelor who bought two shoots of sticky  fl.Y-I'nper and.took.'.them to his room  to catch the pesky insects that In���  slated on preventing his morning  snooze.. .Carefully placing them on  two chairs by his bed, ho went out  tof a smoke, hut when he returned  ho Iind forgotten about the lly-lrap  and sat down. With the patience of  Job the trousers were pulled off to  facilitate' the removal of. the paper.  Ills;mind'.became so_ absorbed in tho  'amputation that lie sat down on.the  other chnlr. Out of respect for the  poor-* bachelor . a veil is drawn over  the second'.scene ' ' '     *  Has 1.000.000,000  Slleop.  ,' Australia is tho wool contro of tho  world, for it possesses more than 1,-  000,000,000 sheep, and It cuts  enough wool from thcir backs to  bring-Jn ��20,000,000 a yeur.  It was the day afler the wedding and  wet enough 'to damp ihe ardor of the  most devoted or bridegrooms. And  John Uiiniptoii was not the inost devoted, lie had married, n�� most cnu-  tbsuH and scllMi young men do. because he want nl a home and some one  to look after his home comforts. lie  had tried housekeepers, but they had  proved Tallin es one and all. They  wanted tiio many evenings out. nnd  their appearance was not calculated to  decorate any smart little suburban  villa.  Andso John meilltaleil deeply about  the matter. Should lie hamper himself  with .a"..wife or should lie engage another lady housekeeper uud see how  lhat worked'.  "Why not combine the two and get  ,i wire ns well ns a lady housekeeper?"  thought John, aud so he kept a sharp  eye round hlni I'or a bright, pretty domesticated girl whom he could honor  iVlth his Intentions.with a view to matrimony.  And at last bis diligent search was  rewarded. Madeline Gray possessed  every attraction and virtue that John  had 'determined his pretty wife should  have. She was pretty, brilliantly pretty. Her hair was like spun'gold, aud  her eyes were ns blue as the bluest of  china; but. as John Hampton remarked, beauty was, not everything, aud  Madeline's hands, though small uud  white, wore the 'nimblest'In' the world.  She could knit, nnd she could sew, she  could wash, and,- yes, she could even  scrub, und do It nil In the daintiest and  most becoming mnuncr too. Truly  .Madeline Gray wns a Jewel which only  required the setting of that little Norwood vllln to perfect. ���  And John Hampton thought himself  ovtremely lucky when this model of  virtues accepted his attentions nud Inter his dignhiod proposal of marriage,  and that wns how he happened to be  looking out of the-window of his'modest little apartments nt Brighton one  very wet dny In May.      /  The scene was depressing enough.  The sea looked dark nnd gloomy, the  beach was desiM'tcd.'hnd'now and then  a dejected looking Individual enveloped  In a mackintosh hurried along the parade with the beeming object of get-  ling home as quickly as possible.  "Honeymoons are a mistake," -said  John to himself. "If I hadn't wanted  h'V'hnnge of air, I shouldn't have,come.  It's nii ideal morning I'or the seaside, I  must say."  At that moment .Mrs. Hampton entered the room, and he turned to greet  her.  "Not a very charming morning, my  dear, Is it?" said he amicably.  "Well, whnt'cnn you expect from n  plnce  like   Brighton?"  said  his  wife  .coolly.   "It's all the same here whether  It rains or shines."  ���iJohn raised his eyebrows in surprise.  "Why, my dear"��� he began anxiously-  ��� "You thought I liked Brighton, I suppose," Interrupted Mrs. Hampton calmly. "Well, It's a pity you didn't trouble to Inquire befoie.''As yon arranged  this holiday yourself, you mustn't  grumble, uud now come and have your  breakfast."  To say thnt Mr. Hampton was surprised Is stating the case too mildly.  He was simply astounded. He looked  nt his wife as at some Chinese puzzle.  Was this self possessed and commanding woman really the, meek'and sub  'lined little maiden he had "married the  day before?  (And yet there she sat. her golden  head ns golden as ever, ber eyes as  blue, pouring put the coffee with as  much sang frold as If she had been  .Mrs. Hampton for years.  ���u'Upresmne-you-ordered-thls breakfast,", she said ns she finished her task.  V'^yes, dear,", said John. "Is there"���  "Noi there Isn't anything I like." she  replied, without troubling him to finish  his remark, and looking at,the. viands  un the .table. '"Will you please ring the  bell?"   John obeyed, nnd when the mold appeared she gnve an order for n new  ialil egg nud a piece of hot toast, pass-  lug the cold ment to her husband with  the dignity of a queen.  And a very good breakfast she made  too. John was rather taken aback; lu  ills Idea delicate nnd rellned women  should eat very little nnd or the dnlnil-  i��t viands, and this morning uieul of  Ills wife's surprised lilm ns much ns  Iter manner hnd dono. She hnd acted  so ilin'erehtly during tlielr engagement.  Evidently he had misunderstood. her,  and he detenulned to assert Ills authority as her lord and master at once.  There was no time to lose. "Lvt a wo-  ilium get' the upper 'hand," thought  John, "nnd your inlluence is gone forever."  ' And so. after the breakfast things  were cleared ���away, he told ber to put  on Her bonnet and accompany'blm foi  a long walk. ��� ,   .  , "Good gracious, John, are you mad?"  snld Jils \vlfc.   "In weather like this"'.  "CiMt.'ihily.   It will do ypu far uiou-  geod than stopplog at home.  Come, do  as i tell vou."  Mrs.; Hampton looked at him scornfully.  "John Hampton," sho said Ormly. "If  you hue to go.out and oontraet a chill,  I've no objection,; except: that I shall  have the ��� trouble of nursing you, but  don't take mo quite, for a fool. I shall  1 stay indoors and write ft long letter to  mamma."  And so, very much crestfallen at his  first attempt to assert his authority,  John put on his hat and went down on  the beach and numsed himself by making ducks and drakes on the waves.  But, In time this sport became tame,  and, after buying somb cigarettes nud a  newspaper, he retraced his steps once  more to the house.  On his way ho passed a couple who  were walking under n large umbrella.  The man hnd his right arm round the  girl's waist, and the girl held up a  radiant face to his nnd wns chatting  'charmlngl-tv' They appeared to be'pcr-  fcfitly oblivious to the rain and everything but Just themselves.  For some reason or other John sighed  heavily and then to excuse himself of  tlio weakness looked, after thorn contemptuously and denounced them as  deluded fools.  When he reached home. Mrs. Hampton met him at the door and asked  him to kindly post her letters., There  were two���one to mamma, certainly,  but the other was addressed to a young  man who had been a freauent cnller at  the maternal home,until their engagement was announced.  "Excuse mc,"'he snid ln a dignified  manner.'".'.'."May I he Informed of the  contents of this letter?"  "No, you mny not," snld.Mrs. Hampton stiffly. "And your request is nn  insult. Pray mnke haste back, as luncheon is on the table."  Aud again.John obeyed, though with  very 111 grace.  The next day Mrs. Hampton declared  ���that honeymoons were very dull.  "You had better give notice here and  pay the week's hills and take rooms ot  one of tbe best hotels. It will be a  treat to see a few people,at mealtimes  even if one does not speak to.them.'.'  ��� At,this John mude a strenuous protest, ne hated a large gathering, he  said, and much preferred a quiet life.  'Besides, ho was hurt and mortified that  she should so soon tire of his company.  In a honeymoon a wife and husband  Bhould be all and all to one another. It  should be a brief time sacred to themselves, a time when there should be no  Intrusions from the outside World.    '  But Mrs. Hampton only curled her  pretty lips.  "That's all, nonsense," she said, with  a:derisive laiigh. "You only read.about  that sort of thing In books. In renl life  a marriage Is a very prosaic matter.  When we return to town and you go to  business. It will be different. I shall  entertain my friends then and shall  have plenty to amuse me."  And so to the hotel they went, and  after thnt Mrs. Hampton couldn't complain that she saw too much of'Iohn.  She became a great favorite with the  visitors thero and was always joining  in some expedition or the otlier, nnd It  was with n great sigh of relief from the  happy bridegroom that the holiday  came tonn'end.  How pleasant the little villa nt Norwood looked after those desolate rooms  at the hotel. Even JIrs. Hampton admired John's taste at the maimer In  which, they were furnished, and they  sat down to tea In the little dining  room for the first time together.  'John took up his evening paper as  was bis wont and scanned it through,  but raised his head suddenly nt what  sounded like a muffled sob.  ".Madeline." he said anxiously, "what  ,ls the matter, dear?" And he Jumped  up and went to hei* side, wheieupou  the distressed one lifted a face rippling  Avith laughter.  "Ob.   John,  dear  John,"   she  snld.  "Tell me. did you enjoy your honeymoon very much, dear?"  John hadn't, but he didn't say so. He  COMING RAIN.  Hang ln the shining north, light showers���  As over a breast of silks and flowers n  Like dusky unhound hair���  Trail weeping:, byt the wc6t is dark, '  And the rain crow's'trippinj? voice; oh, hark!  Treads down the echoing air!  Hark, how the bobolinks ripple and buhblel  Out p( the orchard what rapture of robins!  And "look, the brown.' thrust up and: facing the  Btorni  With a shaken jubilant splendor and storm of nag  And moro than the heart can bearl  Oil, look end listen!   The laat lights glisten.  Save for the moment's glorcl  Oh, look and harken!   The valleys darken,  Fade, for the rain Is there!  ���Joseph Russell Taylor ln Scrlbner't.  ��0*0<>0��>0��>0*0*��>040��>0��>0+0��C.��  The  Jeweler's Wife.  now 8h�� Fell a Victim to Hla Passion For G��iua fintl   Ifotr lie  Wusllj��it fiaveil From  the Fiend.  ��)0��>04>0*0��>0*0����>0��0*0*0��0��0��>  Tlicre dwelt years, nnd years ago in n  quaint old city on the banks of the Rhine  o handsome young jeweler who loved his  gems so well that he thought them  brighter than nny woman's eyes nnd wns  impervious to the smiles of the loveliest  girls who enme to his shop to flirt with  tho proprietor rather thnn for the snko  of the broken earrings and bracelets  which made their excuse for doing so.  _ It was known everywhere at laBt thnt  Mm Eudolph did not'intend to marry,  that his heart was given to his art���for  he wns rather an nrtist in gems' nnd gold  thnn n mere workman���and as he wns  cot only handsome, but charming and reputed to be rich,'this was a very provoking fncf indeed to the j'oung ladies who  hnd cherished hopes of winning his '.favor.  However, , the Turks are right when  they sny that no man can escape his fate.  One dny, going into the country for the  eajee of the fresh nir nnd to enjoy himself  with rural dninties nt a littlo wnyside  tayern, there happened to be detailed to  wnit uponihim a beautiful young country  girl so sphrltlingly: beautiful that he snid  to himself: "She has diamond eyes and  ruby lips und teeth of pearls. She is  mnde of jewels."  Then there came into his mind the  thought thnt she,wns a jewel herself well  worth the winning :nud wearing. Still  ���he wns but n poor girl who earned her  bread as handmaid at nn. inn, and ho  went his wny without doing moro thnn to  look nt her. But he came again, and this  time threw her n kiss, and again and  this time the kiss Was on her lips, and the  third time he said to himself thnt nt last  he had found the wonihn he desired, and  he wooed and married her and took her  home with him dressed in splendid garments, with silken shoes upon her feel  that had so often followed the kine in  wooden sabots.  For a little while the jeweler's love  ruled his soul. He forgot his most precious jewels forhisfair Minn's sake, and  a happier pair of married lovers never  wandered together in. the moonlight or  vowed etorniil constancy by the winter  fiicsidc. It was not long, however. In a  year the jeweler had gone hack to his old  habits. He spent hours in his workroom  watching the polishing of, some rare  stone. He would leave his Minn for  weeks together while he sought some  gem of which he had heard. He*would  sit and gloat over n great diamond, tin n-  ing it this way nud that that the light  might the better fall upon it, while she  tat unheeded.  Mina never reproached him with this  change; but she giew sad nnd often wept  ���when no one observed her.  /The husband never noticed it.   His love  of jewels had'grown to be a monomania  with him.    He bad not the usual desire  of craftmen for fame or for wealth.   He  had become n miser, who hoarded gem*,  instead of gold.    He refused to sell one  of them nt nny price.   Men said thnt he  was mad and that sntnn in person hnd I  been seen standing behind him whisper I  ing in his enr. '  Still  he  seemed  to  love  his  wife  nt '  times, nnd to show it would bring jewels  and; lay! them in her.lap '.and; tell her bow  to know their value. I  The simple woman admired them, hut  she cou.d not comprehend the power they  UVUU     U..111,    H     kr.1V    l.V     U.UU    I    ��1J     OV.    1^1    I     - ������ ���  ,       -      ---���     -��� -    f -        ���-      .��- -.,  caught the white bands held out to him j hlu3 ovcr ,n husband's heart.   And once  and drew the owner to him. ���  "Madeline," he said, "did you"-  "Yes; I did." said  Madeline, Interrupting bitn  in  her usual  way.    "1  wanted to give you a lesson, sir.   You  wanted to hnve things all your own  wny.   I divined It from the first.   Yon  married me because you wanted a companionable housekeeper.    Come,  confess, sir.    You didu't marry me be-  Fcause you loved me."  1' "But  now, dearest," he said,  still  holding her close.  "Well, 1 think, tharjks to my lesson,  you do a little bit now."  Aud John confessed be did Just a.lit���  tlo-blt. and-bls thouglits-traveled-back  to that happy young couple uuder the  umbrella at Brighton.  "We'll have another honeymoon later  on,"Madeline," he said; "a real one this  time,"���Penny ..Pictorial Magazine.  Mi-      Scotch. Economy.  A Scottish noble lord, famed among  hlu friends for his saving, or, aa ht  would have put It himself, his careful  propensities, went out one dny shooting  In his broad moors, accompanied only  by his keeper. After an afternoon's  hard work lie Rat down to rest and,  ruefully contemplating his bag, observed thoughtfully. "And to think that  each brace hns: cost me. first and Inst,  it least 10 shillings. Donald!"  "Eh, eh!" answered Donald consolingly. 'Then It's a innlrcy'yero Inlrd-  ihip missed tlie many ye did today, for  It's a nice bit ye've saved, I'm thinking."  Sedan Chnlr*, In  France.  The scdnu chair still exists In Orleans, a bustling town not, far. from  Paris. In this pretty city, says a Paris  newspaper, especially ou Sundays at  Iho hour of mnss, the clnsslc sedan  '���linlr, ns It was known to the gnllauts  sf. the eighteenth century, is borne  through the :strcets'by robust carriers.  Its occupnnts being nged people and Invalids, to whom the jolting of a carriage ls Intensely disagreeable.  or twice she also thought that she saw n  figure, hideous, though shadowy, nt her ���  husband's side and cried out in terror. I  She was now about to become a moth- (  er and wns full of strange fnncies, ns  women; nre, nnd the dark figure mny have ,  been merely horn of her imagination. But i  it seemed to her to have the shape of sa- I  tnn as he is represented in the pictures  that peasants sec.  Tliers wns nt this time talk of a great  jewel���n ruby of wonderful size arid brilliancy such as no one hnd seen before.  Nonfc hutn king could he its owner,  men said, nnd:there was a great contest  for it. The handsome young jeweler with  the gleaming eyes nnd eager gestures  who gloated on its splendor; Mai: Ru-  .dolph frora_.Rhinehnid._was thought-to-be  opt of his - mind when he declared it  should be his. But his it actually became.  Where he got nil the money no ono  could guess,: nnd there were those who  oaid that they saw a strange binck figure sitting with him at his inn one night  and heard the chink of gold, and that sa-  tan helped him.  But the jewel wns his, nnd he returned  home to bis Minn wild with joy. She sat  I upon a little balcony that overhung the  river watching for him, and he embraced  and kissed her nnd clasped her to bis  benrt.  "Now bold your linnd," said he. "The  jewel shnll lie In its pnhn. See how lovely lt Is! And thou���thou art the lovelies!  jewel of a woman. There is none like  thee anywhere."  And Minn, bnppy In his praises, looked  np at him rather thnn nt the gem���looked  and saw over his shoulder the hideous  face of the fiend, nnd forgetting nil about  the ruby, clasped her hnnds nnd shrieked  aloud, nnd ns she did so tlio jewel1 dropped from her palm, glittered nt her feet  an Instant's,spnee and glanced from the  floor of.the balcony into t-lio blue depths  of. Ihe Rhine.  Rudolph Iind started to seize it, but  when he-saw-he, was too late he uttered  a hideous imprecation nud lifted bis hand  threateningly above his wife's head. ' '  "Low born peasant kitchen drudge,'  con diner, beer server!" lie shrieked.  'Tool that I- was to think that your  .*liim\v lingers could hold jewels. fast I  Fnnl tli.it I was to niiuij' a,coarse creatine like wm. born to eat'liliicl: Bread'and  wall; linii'fiiiit!"  And then he struck her a furious blow  dpoD her white bosom, and she staggers]  and fell.  The bnlcony was only defended by a.  rail of carved wood that time aud weather had weakened long ago.   As the form..  of Slhm struck it it.'brokej from its fas- ,  tenings, and she "fell viith a splash into-'  the river and vanished beneath its waters, uud Max Rudolph snw beside hint  tbe figure she had seen, and knew it for  satan's self.  "Demon, you have done this!" he cried  as he sprang into the water after hia  wife.  She had risen to the surface, and he  caught her und swam with her to land.  lie implored her purdou, aud she guve.it  to him freely. But, alas, the deed was  done. In n little while she lay iu her  collin with her bnhy on her bosom, and ho  followed her to the grave, and ovcr her  the turf grew green In time, nud n stono  wns placed on which were these words:  "Mino," tlie beloved wife of Max Ku-  'dolpli.   A jewel lost to lilm forever."  Max returned to his desolate home and1  dwelt there alone.. Shortly he began his  pursuit of rare jewels again with moro  energy than ever. No one knew what he-  did with them, for no cue snw him go' at ,  midnight to his wife's grave and.there'  bury them one after another until the sod  above her heart was rich with jewels.  Ue lived on wretched food, with scarcely fire enough to warm hlni/ He wore the  garb of n beggar. Piece by piece the old!  furniture of his house, its pictures nud its  ornaments were sold, .the money converted into ({ems. But it was to Minn's grnvo,  that be bore them, and-there he burled,  them, with praycrsinnd tears, and the  black fiend that'had haunted his youth  ceased to appear to him, nor was it ever-  seen by any one lit his shoulder.  . At lust it was known that he had solct  his. home and his land and retained only  the right to dwell, while ho lived, in the  room from' which extended the balcony���  the balcony on which Mina stood whea ���  he laid the jewel in her palm, and whence  she had,fallen to her death beneath bls  blow upon her bosom.  There he snt often the whole night -  through. A fatal disease had come upon  him. He knew its dread symptoms well,  hut he sought no physician. Death was  welcome to him. Only he prayed always  for some token that Mina had; forgiveu  him. His hair was white as 'blenched  linen. He had the uspeet of n very n.ftci-  man, though he was not ically old.  Grief and remorse aiid terror of the fiend '  had made him what he was, and now he  was poor^-so poor that he coiilil.not buy  the smallest gem to buiy in his murdered  wife's grave.  One night be hnd in Ihe house only one *  little piece of black htead nud uu more. '  He sat upon a wooden bench, and in the  corner lay an old straw bed. He sat in  the balcony. The broken mil had not  been mended. -The wiitcr sobbed below.  He was weeping���weejiiug tor her whom  he had killed so long ugo ��� and his remorse: and grief would have touched tho  hardest heart that could have read his  aright. .  Assuredly it appealed to heaven's mercy, for'as the clock to n tower hnid by  struck midnight n strange thing happened. The waves, never so high befoie, began to leap up and wash the floor of the-  old balcony. They ���nero white in tbe  moonlight���white ns vool���and they looked, to bim sometimes like, the faces and'  bands and arms of sea spirits, so that im  spite of himself he stretched out his own.  hands to touch tliem. and, ginspiug something tlint melted between bis fingers,  still held fast a simill hard substauce.  which, as be opened hid palm, glowed like1  a coal of; fire.    A cnndle stood upon the hearth within.  Trembling and overn helmed with superstitious terror, he arose ami staggered toward it nnd saw. that what he held, was ai  great ruby, the veij stoue that he had'  laid in Minn's palm so long ago, the  gem of priceless value for the possession.-'  of which he bad vied with kings.  An hour later the moon nt l.cr setting^  looked on him as he tottered over the'  road to the graveyard nnd knelt nt last*  beside"-M ina's grave.  There, with a little knife he earned; he'  dug a hole and bmied the ruby n bacdJo.-  depth deep, close against the white stoni?  on which her name was written, and  with the effort Ins strength forsook him.  He knew that the supreme moment was  at hand,  "Minn, Mina!" berried. "Murdered angel, intercede; for me 'with heaven!"  And suddenly all nbout and above the  grave began to glow with a clear light  like thnt of jewels, and in the midst he  snw the figure of an angel who bore his  wife's face holdiug out her arms toward  him.  The next morning some laborers' found  Max Rudolph dend beside his wife's ��  tomb, nnd: for months men. searched the  house where he had dwelt for the treasure he was believed to have hidden.;*'But  no one ever thought of lookiug in the  right place. No one dreamed of what we  know���that .'he had offered all: he had to  his murdered love and to the heaven he  had so offended and that the 'turf; beneath  which Mina sleeps is rich with jewels.  \  Wholcnnle Wedding*.  At Plougastel. in Biittnny, France,  there is but one dny a year oo which,  from time immemoiial, weddings are nl-  !owed-to-take-place ���namely���on-the -  feast- of St. Frances, a model Christian  wife and mother, for whom the citizens  of Ploiignstcl have the greatest veneration, which they chiefly manifest by setting all the weddings for that dny.  This day of weddings by the wholesale  Is, of course, a feast: for the whole vil- ,  Inge.    In the early morning nil the,couples meet on  the towu'B public square.  Thence they go to tho city hall, .where  the civil ceremony is gone through .with.  1'liis ovcr, n procession is formed, and nil  the couples, followed by tlieir respective  friends,  march  three times around   the ���  village before entering tbe chinch whew <  the   religious   ceremony   is   peifoinied. .  Hereupon follows the banquet, whicl^ is  held nt the common expense.    ���'     ''    '  The last  wedding  feast  snw uo'log '  than 2,000 guests partaking of,the.ibp.tm-,,  teous  repast.    According to. an eyewitness of these fraternal agnpm, npnrt from '  the tables at which: sat the wodded>con-  plcs plates were conspicuous by their ah- ,  sence.    There 'was  on  an  aveiage one  plate to every four'guests.    Tlint'little1'  deficiency, however, did not I prevent tho i  Plougostelites from .enjoying.themselves,,  capitally during the six days' duration of,,  the'ceremonies. "'    ''     ' "'"   Hl�� Little'Joke.'  ���V'rilS.-,  "Sir Thomas says it is going to take a '"���  pretty, good boat to bent,the new Sham^t,  rock," remarked Vermilye. ��� ,  '"Well," proudly 'responded'Duncan'.*r<��  ferring to 'our- ne'w'metnl' defender,''"I >'.  guess we an? all safe.   Anyway wo,novo i_  got an iron Constitution."���Brooklyn Eagle,  i  ���I  >M1  nyrn  III  m  SglSS-  SSE  ^vk^&i0��ti^$gj!S<S^M  iSKtSi-Sf*'5??* THE INDEPENDENT.  SATURDAY....  .DEC. 14, 1901  Felt Slippers and Others  for Men, Women, Children  Slippers from the comfortable kind for liousuwear up to  elaborate affairs for  jtcoplo who desires luxury.  Men's Felts at 50c and St; Women's at 40c, $1, $1.25 up to $2; Misses-  Mi 75c; Child's at SOc; infants' Felt Button Boots at 25c and 40c.  W. J. ORR, 420-422 Westminster Ave  McARTHUR  ��>   LOUOR1EAD,  CORNER    BARGAIN   STORE.  Dry Goods, Small Wares, House Furnishings, Men's Furnishings,  Oil Cloth, Linoleums, Etc.  Corner Westminster Avenue and Hastings Street.  SALMAGUNDI.  That Kansas preacher who delivered  a sermon lu 'verse iravo a striking ile-  iiionstratloin of his own veisutlllty.  The lion Is the khiff ot beasts, also  tihe most nullum. In Vancouver tin*  ot'her d.iy one of hlni offered ito take  a lady's arm, but not away w|th only a  small piece ot It.���Toronto Star.  working /hours liave Ijeen. reduced In  half of tho factories. The unemployed in the larger towns amount ito front  7 to 10 l>er cent, of their population,  and the asRrcgate of unemployed in  Germany reuehe.s 300,000 men, or 4 per  cent, of the total number ot artisans- in  the count!y,  | YOU'LL NEED MEAT  T Before Ions now  Wc Are Sure  Tlint it will pay you to call and get our prices on  Toy?, Games, Fancy Goods and Holiday Books before buying. Our stock is now complete, and we,  havo everything you need in these lines. ���  Century Su^ly Company,  Near City Grocery  442 Wesl minster Avenue  Carrie Nation offers to go to Prance,  but the reply Is to the eft'eel th it  Franceihn.s troubles enough of her own.  In Jiiililniore whiskey Ih to be made  from watermelons. Us effect Is guaranteed to be melancholy In the extreme.  It Is obvious that the discharged  cashier of lhat Buda Pestih bank who  drowned himself in 20,000 gallons of  liquor died ln good spirits.  Turn backward, turn backward.  You'll   do   It,   oh,   leaf, "~  The second of Jan., as  I taiow to my grief!  'Sir. XV. Hitchcock, of Denver, will bo  Judge of the Vancouver Poultry Show,  to'be held -here" next niontli,  The annual poultry show at Nanalmo  will commence on Jan. 10th next.  The average man iklcks about  monopoly and the "politicians" for  three Hiundred and sixty-four days in  the year, nnd on tlie three hundred and  slxty-illfth 'he goes to the polls and puts  In ibis ballot In favor of them,  Just a Reminder  That we have a larger assortment of Christmas presents in  btoek, such as I'arlor ami Music Cabinets, China Closets, Easy  Chairs, Couches, Etc.; best line of Sideboards in the city. Wis  make all our Upholttered Goods. If you want a nice new  Carpet call on us. We liave no old stock to work off on you.  Everything up to date ut  G. W. HUTCH1NGS, Furniture Dealer  Opposite City Hall, Westminister Avenue.  n  <>  <>  <>  <���  <>  <>  <>  <>  <>  <>  <>  n  <���  <>  ����������������������������� ��������������,��������������^��^��������������  SEWS OF THE JLARORllVOILhD  Canadian.  A local division ot the Brotherhood  ot .Railway Trackmen of America has  teen formed at Brandon, _Man.  The laibor party of Rossland will 'hold  a nominaOon convention on Tuesday  might to select candidates for municipal honors.  The French and English Typographical unions in Montreal arc- oigaiilzing  - concerted action  in an  effort to have  ��he .union label put on all civic printing*.  "fine Trades and .Labor council, of  Halifax, N. S., has sent a resolution  to Sir Wilfrid Laurier asking that a  Jfcibor  representative 'be  appointed,   to  l(u_ cabinet,  Pour unions of shoeu'orkers in Montreal, w..tih a membership of 3,000, have  joined the international body. Appli-  "cations are being received for the use  of the stamp from factories In itlie outlying districts.  ' In order to avert a lookout in the  city of Quebec,' the Boot and Shoo  HSmdhine Workers' Union submitted  Uiedr by-laws to Archbishop Begin as  arbitrator. The cutters and lastora  took similar action.  At Three Rivers, Quebec, the dgar-  matera earn from, ti to $9 iper week.  A strike was attempted, but the strtk-  ere were -defeated, a number being dismissed and their places filled by girls.  Hand machines have been introduced,  wlilch enable 'the manufacturers to g;t  along with fewer employees.  Gangs of imen who /have been work-  -isuj-cwi-the- farms-an-d!-other-occupations during the summer months haive  within the ipast few weeks been leaving1 for the lumber camps. The wages  offered In tihe Quebec lumber camps  are for axemen, $35; liners, ��18; choppers, $32; loggers, $28.  The directors of the JIngnetawan  'Jtallway 'company have entered Into  jjn agrceinient with the Grand Tru'ik  railway, whereby the latter agree to  construct tihe line from Burk's Falls,  on the Grand Trunk rallwny, to the  head of navigation on the Mngnetawun  -rlvwr, onening up about 43 mllew of the  MugneUiwan valley. Work on the line  ���rill be begun next spring.  JJoca-use H. Gnylord Wllshlre got after tlie syndidates, the trusts and combines of the United States in his magazine, formerly printed al New York,  Ills publlcatloin was placed' on the  lrfackltsl of the UnLted States malls Qjid  the usual courtesies of a second-rate  disoillowed him. Mr. Wllshlre sought  to havo his -wrongs righted witihout  avail, and then dame to Toronto, wfhere  the publication will be carried on as  usual. Mr. Wllshlre Is a millionaire.  _He is a mdlllonaiiiie wiho Is not after an  other million. He is a millionaire socialist���out aCter the trusts to the  death. "Banished to Canada" is the  way Hie .puts dt. "Banished to Canada  from a so-called free country to continue my legal calling under the flag of  Britain and  reign ot King   Edward."  . A scheme .to provide a superannuation fund for the permanent,employees  of the Intercolonial Railway is again  talked of at Halifax. Thirty-five or  forty years' service or injury in the  company's employ would entitle a man  to superannuation equal to two-thirds  his salary. It .is proposed to ask the  Dominion government for $100,000 to  place the scheme on a permanent basis.  A jam manufacturers' trust is the  newest venture at Hamilton, Ont.  Fred. H. Yapp, formerly .proprietor of  the Ha ni II ton .vinegar wortts, Is a pro--  motor of the movement, A meleting of  the manufacturers of jams nnd jellies  was held ait the Waldorf hotel thy  other day, at wliicfh seven or eight outside ifirms were represented. It ls understood that provisional oillcers halve  been chosen.  American.  'At Wilkesbarre, Pa., 27 miners were  recently dismissed from their employment and 'blacklisted, ln spite of tbe  tact that they were members of the  United Mine Workers' .Union.  Judge McCarthy's Judgment in a recent ease in Philadelphia practically  denies workingmen the night to strike,  or even to open their mouths about a  strike.  .The manufacturers of Jamestown, N.-  Y., had an organizer of tlie woodworkers arrested for trying to organize- their, employees He -was-.charged  with being a .public nuisance. He wasf  bailed out by 'the national union.  The employees of the Grand. Trunk  railway at Port Huron, 'Mich., have  raised a fund of $3,000 to establish a  co-operative store. Tho action of the  Merchants and Manufacturers' association forced them to talke this step.  Manual 'training and technical schools  were described by speakers at a meeting of the Chicago Federation of Labor Monday ns the greatest existing  menace no Industrial unions. Urgent  need was pointed out for the organization of lal>or leagues among the pupils  o fthese Institutions. Ah a remedy the  speakers advocated the organization  of the graduates 'of the technlcnl and  manual itralnlng schools into labor  unions.  Small iboys and girls oil around the  world awoke this morning and told  their fathers thai it was just ten days  to Christmas. An adult would figure  the period as being eleven days, 'but  if the little folks can gain a day, who  can blame them? ���  Here is a seasonable little anecdote,  apropos of our delectable London fogs.  Tho late Bishop of London was once  conversing with an eminent Parsee at  Fulham Palace. "Wihat I cannot understand," said the prelate, "is how a  cultivated man Hire yourself can worship the sun." "All! my lord," replied the puree, "If you could only  see him!"  "I see that a Swiss engineer has invented a brake that will stop a  flying expiess train Inside ot eight  yards."  "Good! But how about the passengers���are they expected to stop, too?"  ���Ex.  ���  The best heaters made  ���the cheapest to buy and the most economical to use are the  |��FAMOUS"  made by tlie McOlary Mfg. Co.  AIR-TIGHTS AND  BASE   BUHNERS.  , 126 Hastings St. f  SOLE AGENT  ���  i9  Mcfecly  "WiHOI_13SAI_E AND  RETAIU DHAIiBRS  IN  Shelf and Ilcavv  ���>>  Hardware  MAII, ORDERS RECEIVE PROMPT ATHBNITION.  We are .prepared to bet that by this  time the eminent jurist will be eoni-  ipelled to acknowledge the fact that for  once !he handed down a decision lor  which he is sincerely sorry���that i.s, if  he is a married man.  The Ihoneymoon was over and thoy  were keeping bouse. At the ifirst breakfast she got him. He sipped nl his  cup and then gravely turned tip his  trousers.  "The Love Letters of a Liar" is th?  name of ia new .navel. The title gives  ns no reason to suppose that the book  will be anything out of 'the way. If  there is any man who hasn't been a  ronslstent liar during the love-lc-tter-  wri'llng period, will he iplease stand up  and be decorated ?���Ex.  All capital is .produced 'by human  brain and ibrawn labor. Capital produces nothing. It only feeds nnd  clothes and 'houses .the laborers while  their labor creates the .property.  Convalescents need Eisen Port���"the  builder up of the weak"���50c bottle,  Gold Seal Liquor Co., 746 Pender street.  Tho Mint  Is the new saloon at tho corner  of Carrall anil Hastings streets. Case  goods are tlie best, and tlie prices 0. K.  Seattle Kainicr beer, 5 cents.  Try a bottle of Eisen Port, the sunshine of California, SOc boitle, at Gold  Seal Liquor Co., 74ti Pender street.  " Telephone 1���2���5 for a fine livery  turn-out. J.'J. Sparrow,'Palac(_ Hvery  stables.  Call on Horace Williamson if you  want to get your life insured. He will  give you the best terms of anyone ln  the business. Besides Horace Is, an old  unionist.  The .Musicians' union, of this city,  has decided to affiliate with the Trades  and Labor Council..  "The latest in 'yells', " sjays the Kansas City Journal, "Is that ot the convicts on their way from the jail In th.?  county in which .they were! sentenced  to the penitentiary. A gang of-fifteen  of them from Buchanan County, the  Sheriff's guests on a special car, gave  vent to' this yell at each railway station .tbey passed between St. Joseph  and Jefferson City a few days ago:  'Two years���five years���we will stay;  didn't like St,  Joe anyway!' "  AVBBSTER���DAVIDSON*.  Mr. James A. Davidson, a popular  member of the Barber's union of this  city, was married Wednesday noon to  Miss B. Webster. Tlie nuptial knot was  tied by R?v. R. G. MacBeth, in ithe  presence of a large gathering of friends  ait the First Presbyterian church. The  bride wits given la way by her 'brother,  and Miss Haggle Clark acted as bridesmaid, while William, brother of the  groom, acted as best man. Both bride  and bridesmaid wore becoming travelling gowns of fawn lady's cloth, in  which they looked very charming. The  'honeymoon will ibe spent in Victoria,  for which .place Mr. and /Mrs. Davidson left iby the Charmer; and upon their  return to Vancouver the newly wedded  couple will talke up ithelr residence on  Hamilton street. The Independent extends congratulations.  STRIKE ON.  ���Thlsis-ito-lTiform-you-that-the-pat-  ternmakers, boilermakers and Iron ship  builders and helpeiw, "blacksmiths and  ihelpera, ��team litters and' helpers, core-  maikors, moulders, ship Joiners, united  .metal workers, ship drillers, machinists and helpers and apprentices of San  Frainolsco and Pacific coast are still .>n  strike for the nine-hour day, all newspaper and other reports to the contrary, and you can assist us ln gaining  the above condition If you stay nway  from this coast and refuse to accept a  position ln a.ny cnpncHy. Iron Trades  Council,  AVM. P. McCABE, President.  D.  MeLENNAN,  Secretary.  San Francisco, Dec. 9, 19111.  Sydney J. Hull, street ear conductor,  left on Wednesday afternoon with the  second contingent for South Africa,  This Jiiaikes the second street car employee who has left for the front. Mr.  Vallans, wounded, wns the first.  The Anbelter Markt, of Berlin, reports  that investigations- have resulted In  showing that 20,600 imen are now employed in Uhe metal trades of Germany,  as against 73,100 In October, 1900.   The  , Drink Rod Cross Beer, the beer that's  pure, 75c pints, $1.50 doz. quarts. Gold  Seal Liquor Co., 746 Pender street.  Now, gentlemen, here is the shop to  get your hair cut to suit you: Corner  Cambie and Cordova.   C. Ellis.  When you want to hire a, flret-clws  horse and buggy, go to the Palace  Hvery stables.  Telephone 126. '  For stomach trouble of any kind take  Flint's Dyspepsia Tablets. They cure  or you get your money back. SOic box.  McDowell, Atkins, Watson Co.  ���for HIS Christmas present this year. It will bo useful as  j well as ornamental, and every time he puts it on he will think of you.  j Wc havo some new beauties in four-in-hands, flowing ends, bows and  ! puffs. OR how about some Colored Shirts ? They are splendid goods  j���new patterns���new colors and tlie best of materials. This ia a man's  J store and we can suit the men���just try us and seo.  JOHNSTON, KERfOOT ���� CO.  104 and 106 Cordova Street.  Trunk Store 12? Hastings St., Ot>t>. Wm. Ralph's.  KELLY, DOUGLAS & CO.  WHOLESALE GKOCERS,  Cordova and Water Streets,' -   Vancouver, B. 0.  ��3f Headquarters for Domestic and Imported Cigars and Smoking Sundries.  o a  This line is a wonder, G. W.   Leather  lined, latest Etvles, light or heavv solo.  UNION MADE  em  ������������������<������������ ��������������������  i  i    i.  :: Pnces-^  So far there has been no cutting  of prices worthy of mention. ''  Our everyday prices nre always  cut to equal the lowest in the city.  The quality of our goods is al- i >  ways at top notch. < >  We sell nothing without a guar- < >  antce. . i  Order your Turkey or Goose now i t  for thut dinner. <'  FORD'S   GROCERY,  Tel. 728.   25 Hastings St. C.   * [  ����������������������� ��������<>�����<��  Removal  dale.  As wo will move into the elcgnnt new atorc  next to Oljuns, nt Kill Hustings street, un or  about tlie 2nd ot JiuiUKi-y, 1U02, wc will hnvo an  itniiiuimu unie o! evurj tliiug lu sloclc-from-uow  until wc move.  Tills includes Crockery, Glnsswftrc, EnHmel  Iron and Tlnwiirc, Sloven, I.tmips, Etc.  Sule commences Suturdny inoiniiiK. Pec. 7th,  Ht our prt'di'lit store opposite City Hull, Westminster hvenue. Wuich limber announcements In daily papers.  R. ti. BUCHANAN & CO.  OHOCKKIIY.AMU IIOUDK FUHKlS'lIKUd.  Opposite City Hall, Westminster Avenue,  Vancouver, 11. C.  R. 0. Buchanan & Co.'s  Bi�� Removal Sale of Crock-  cry and lloiisefiiriiisliincs  now on at 408 Westminster  Avenue.  Everything reduced.  For the next 80 days 70a enn get * suit tt  your own price ��t  THE   ACME  To Introduce our sew ijrstem of talltllfic ���>���-  lore our Fkll Stock����lTti.  2t6eoftbH.  C L Mctert, UMor.  - (i  IN EVERY.   :  WALK IN LIEE  Our clothes are worn, and distinguished .for;' therr-  faultless manner in which" they are made,'growing more:--  popular from day to day with the ' 7,' -  Good Dressers of Vancouver  __= AsJhey_learn_and^.appreciatejkthe_fact7Lthat?.at7!as^:;i_i.i  they can obtain neat, tasty, perfect fitting garmentsv  .f ��i  -p-7-  which are equal to those made  by the  best merchant:  tailors at ���     '  A Third to a Half Less  And   with   every   garment   there's   the  makers:-  guarantee of absolute satisfaction or your rhaney back-.  Fit-Reform Wardrobe  334 HASTINGS STREET, VANCOUVER,.B. C.  MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY  ATTENDED TO.  SELF MEASUREMENT. BLANKS AN1> ���  SAMPLES-SENTiON:-APPLIATI0N.    .


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