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 Legislative Libr'y  Mar, 31|C4  f HE- ROYAL  BANK  OF  CANADA  . . SAVINGS   BANK . .  A General Banking' Business  ���        Transacted.  OFFICES���Hastings   Street,   W.,  ' *Wasbninater Avenue, Vancouver.  VOL.  SJIiMEM' LOAI m  SAVINGS CO.  Authorized Cnpltnl    ���    $10,000,000  s-iil^. nbcil Capital   ���   -    1,5110,000  V vi. over    ....      8W},000  Olllco 321 Cambie atreet, Vai  ���   ��. C.  THE CARD SYSTEM AND  mBUILDIAffl TRADES.  "The Job on the Princess street MetUo-  " lUst church, io RUII unfair.  That the card system is a huge snno  Is now- lm established fact.  All   the. "unions   connected   with.   the7  building trade are doing- a big- lousiness.  Over 300 nctive members arc represented' ��t the Building. Trades <counoil.  VANCOUVER, B..CL, SATURDAY, MAY 24, 1902  A committee of the BuildlRft Ti-ades  counoil are always on hand :at Union}  ball -every evening.  t Hit-quests to unionize small jobs in ibe  clly are being made dully, -there beiifij  no big non-union jobs.   - ���  It is expected that the teamsters ire-  . cfently organized will be".Tepresentea ut  t'he Building Trades cooncil.  Applications are cojfilng into the  unions in large numlxn-a, there'hoing  over CO to he voted on >by. the carpenters.  Buildings   thi-oughoTit   tho toniii n,r,  "being iinSonlised every  day an.1' vJi-y  shortly a non-union.joib will be a very  interesting  novelty.  "Mechanics of the building trade who  desire to join the union, governing their  ipartlciilur trade, enn "obtain nil information on" applying to the "Sigcnt at  "Union.'tliall, corner Dunsmuir anil.Tlo-  : oner street, city.  'Pile- "Western hotel, utiioli was tlJd  -up foi- a few days owing to ~ Uie elec-  "Irical -workers dccllningi to work with  Tion-union, caiipenttfi-s,-re>nmed opeiu,  lions on Thui-sduy morning', union men  'supplanting- "non-union  men.  0 The- movement now on foot to inlro-  ! -fluce the card system in the Ibulldliur  Irartrs in this city is moving1 smoothlv  and'swiftly along. So very liftle fiic-  Hon has occurred since its enforcement  commenced that the general public  practically are unaware that any such,  "movement  Is on  foot.  den; upon their family ifor .a. living. Is  Height an&   just,    non-unionist and  iMilunlBtj too, to be oo lr.diflterent as to  ���allow, your oraft,'without mt-least an  effort''to Jircivenlt it;- to' drtt fori' and' on  with the current of affairs,    through  which iceen competition of trade and  commerce gets In Its w*il-k of distlnc  tlon Wnttl yoix Ihave   bftcoine   nothing  ��nore or less, than abject slaves?���: Are  you content to always live front1 hand  to Jfnoiith?   Haven't iiau any arthltion  to "demand your(rlght to Uhe full value  of your labor?    If you have nft> consideration for yourself, why' be a iman  find have some for those depending ivi-  'on you?   One man said tbe other day  that he was all right in his ojd d.-iyi-  anywny,   that h'Js. son   u'ouJd provide  for him. that be was a good [tradesman  ivnd It Was nothing but, risht Mint he  should   provide   for ��� the  old   inan.    A  father should be willing to give Ms son'  a show.   Without unity among work -  01 s   the, great  majority  of  tradesmen  are at the linerey of the- whims and  caprices  ot    contractors and    bosses.  Then why should you not get into your  union?   So'ino men  will them and haw  when asked this quest-ioNi and say that  so  and  so  who  Is a  union  inan  does  such anil such a thing that should nol  'be done, and consequently are unfit lo  associate  with.    As  a  rule when you  hear  this kind of argument,  it comes  ���Prom a person' '.wftoni you Should feel  sorry  for.    Ho    moves    iii a   narrow  sphere iiiiid has been so tied down.'that  he    hiLs    become   contracted'   in.;  liis  views.   To such we say get out of.the  rut, your Intelligence ihas become Je-  pi-avab; audi needs fixing.   Broaden out  a Ml.   Get into ithe "union. ���: One' woro  more,  if mon of money iind It albso-  lutely necessary to organize to advance  their interests,  then have not the,_meii  ���who must wonk for a mere pittance  for a living far more ieason to go and  do.''likewise?  THE OCEAN MRiA'E.  -  The would is iio longer governed by  sovereigns and statesmen,  but toy tlnanclal  "operators."    The most oruel  mns of modertn times haive been ma'Je  at thn behest Of these:greedy gamblers.  The question as to whether therels  to lie i'iraiie<illate ipeace In, .South Afri'M  largely depends upon  them,  for they  control   'the   govorniiient   of   the two  hemidsipheres and can ,prevent any power fiom giving- expression to the sympathy of rts people witli the Boers by  Intervening on  their behalf.    A' cpn-  crete example ot the way In which the  flminclei-s control even the greut Ame;--  teaii  rupufbllc  was afforded when  the  extradition  treaty   with    Russia was  latlilled:   atv Washington.     No    other  treaty  to   which America has  been  a  imrty wasiever so universally and Indignantly condemned by the American  people.   It to simply a treaty sanctioning  the. use of  the .powers of, -Anglo-  Saxon 'Justine  to  deliver   up   Russian  refugees in the .'United States to the  Czar's government to bt- tried' nv'ithou t  Jury,    counsel,   'publicity,   or   appeal.  But the public protest availed ..nothing.  The federal executive refused to def>r  tott.  N ).!)  would become of society? Is there no  hope that a time will come when the  true principle of business���the law of all  for each and each for all���will he  udopted? We do not despair of that  time coming, "far off us it may be.  Commercial trusts and '"combination  aro "'at least opening the eyes of.the  public to the fact that oven the'capitalists''see that the competitive system  has -broken'down. The problem for the  future 1s to decide whether monopolies  should be run by private persons foi  the enrichment of the few or by Hie  coni'iminilty for the benefit of all.���Reynolds.  MMilSTPARIl  JAPANESE DISMISSED.  The unions, sending delegates to the  .TBulIding Trades,Council are: Painters;  jUrotherhood of Car.iKJiiters, 'AmaJga-  . -mated Carpenters; Bricklayers,. Wlro-  ���Woiikers/and Plumbers. 'The Building  Xdi"borers elected delegates at the last  ,meeting of t'he union; Elections of re-  jmesen'tatives, to the .council by the  Stonecutters'and Woodworkers' unions  are. pending.  that, while they halve made huge fo.-  On Wednesday morning half a dozdi,  tunes  for   themselves,   the  -world  has  "Japs were started to work in the C. P.   become ipoorer and nol richer by the  K. shops.   The white employees did not  discovery  of     the    enoraiious    wealth  ���    - which Uhe bounty of natuie had trea���  uied  up for us Jn her oil wells. k.33e-  fore  the combination was formed oil  r      The Reason  was, as the best of the A/merican pi- . ..  jiers boldly hinted at the time,  tliat I Belgian working mon are to enjoy th  tho oil combination forced .the author- ��� suffrage.    A few  ities at Washington to .barter the cha.--�� were sent  actor <of the United States as a ipolit-J  leal sanctuary In return -for a' concession from Russia lo aid the ail kings to  monopolise the world's maiikcts.    The  promoters. of  the great American;, oii  combina tion; were the 'first to learn ;the  trick of crushing, out competition  bj-  monopoly and thoy played their caids  with the utmost skill and   unscrupu-  lousness.���:...,*Plie result of the operations  of these experts'in legalized robbery is  THE BELGIAN UPRISING.  America  is the country 7 famed; for  electioneering; swindle, but the; Belgian  clerical, reactionary   government   has  Just succeeded 'in playing off a trick  which ^beggars the efforts of Tammany  and ina/kes them second-olass and unenterprising.   Briefly, the Belgian people have demanded universal suffrage.  Universal suffrage means the downfall  of olericalism, the introduction of compulsory educat/lon    and free   nchools,  and an approximation (ait least) to an  Incorrupt ministry.' The May elections  are approaching. JM. Woeste, therefore,  and his .government determined! to or-  ganlze some mock riots, to show the  "world in general and the voting .classes  in Belgium in particular, how unfit the  e  agents-provocateur*  inong the demonstraters in  "Bmssels.    A. stone  was    tin-own,  and  without a word of warning  The Police Charged,  shooting and slashing with bare sabres  among  the unarmed  populace.    In  a  moment tho street iwas clear sane for  The Seattle Socialist  prints the fo!  lairing; In Its last Issue:  Wltih respect to British Coluirtbli;  from the best Information obtuinalbl?,  we are convinced that the working-  men of that 'province are all ready for  a revolutionary 'socialist'''movement,  but that Ernest Burns, the georetury  of the "Socialist party oif B. C," does  not represent such a movement Is/well  known. He had a letter in The Socialist a few months ago regarding the  "revolutionary Jargon" of some social  lsts, and,the platform of the party is  composed! of "General Demands," the  strongest of -whichi is this: "The public  ownership of; all Industries controlled  by monopolies, trusts and combines,  and ultimately of all the means of production, 7 distribution and exchange."  In contrast with this steip-at-a-tinie  platform, ive print the following, wlilih  ive hope signifies, the foundation of a  real socialist party in Canada. Nanalmo comrades are nearly all miners and  have 'heretofore.Ibeen in touch with the  "Socialist party of B. C." Nanaimo is  the home of Ralph Smith, the Gompers  of Canada, and is a fitting starting  point for a' 'genuine^ivoiiklng-class  party:  PL/ATF0RIM OF THE REVOLUTIONARY SOCIALIST PARTY OF  CANADA.  Tlie.'Revolutionary .Socialist Party) of  Canada In' convention .assembled af-  iflrms allegiance:to, and support of the  principles'and' programme of7the ii  tornatlonal revolutionary.-: proletariat.  :: The 'Irrepressible conflict of interest |  between the capitalists and wage earn-  acceipt endorsement.   It has no compromise to make.  .The pathway leading to our emancipation from the chains lbf wage slavery. Is uncompromising political warfare ag-aln^t the capitalist* class, witii  no quarter and no surrender. For further information address  C. K1LBY, Sec. R. S. P. of C,  Nanaimo,  B.C".  PUBLIC   OWNERSHIP   NOT   SO-  CIAiLTSai.  It Is settled that "public ownership  of monopolies" is'not*socialism. Without a single dissenting voice, the socialist .press, which may be assumed' lot  represent pretty accurately the senii-  ment of the socialist party, has agreed,  on < the point. "The latest to speak, is  Wilshire's "Magazine for 'May. which  Ibut echoes the chorus .with the leading!  antlcle on "The Fallacy of Public Ownership." It is In response to this universal and' Imperative sentiinent, thali  the Aixpeal has taken, down that headline which it has persistenly and consistently carried at the head of its flrst  page since TS97.���'Seattle Socialist.  the human forins writhing and7twlst-  erS'S ;raI>ldl3':ciVminatlns in a struggle  look upon .tills.,Innavntion with favor  and plainly gave^he oflldals lo under  stapd this. And in about half an hour  the snld Japs were given their walking  tickets and the air' Is once mbre.'clear-  ed. This should be1 a, warning to all  mechanics. In this city, as no doubt: a  further niove.will.bo made hereabbuts  to employi.the little brown men. It is  alleged that were Japs, allowed ,to become familiar- with the working1 ,cus-  toms of this plftce that ere long a horde  of the mongol mechanics from' the Orient would sood (fill the. places' of the  men now engagc-d here. ..Already considerable of the repair' work of the  Empresses is done on the other side'of  the Pacific.   . '  Mr.: G., T. Hilton is .'the regularly appointed agent of the Vancouver Building' Trades council.- 7'Hels a member of  llie Amalgamated 'Society of Carpenters  -and Joiners. He wus 'formerly'a. member of Lodge No. 343, International  l^rothe^hoo^^, of CiMlpentei-s and Joiners,  of :winnii>eg, during, which, time he  wiis an active otneer ofIlia union, ta:k  3nsr a prominent' position in the carpenters' strike of May, 1899, which wus  llnaliy brought to a successful termination.  Chas. Hilton, tihe business agent, is  a very busy man these days unionizing wes^n'. ^m. N. MeLatchie; financial  different job's and receiving- applica- secretary. James Oousall;'treasurer, K.  lions from workmen .who desire to be J' Martln; recording secretary, J. T.  Amine with the union. In Bro. Hilton Skipsey; sentry, J. D. Hepworth; delaine unions hive a faithful and pains.  ^ates t0 trade"s and Iabor council, W.  VICTORIA'S BDACUCSMITHS.  A meeting of.the : Vlotoria   Blaok-  smiths' nnlbti was   held   on CDuesdoy  nlg>ht.-  Seven, now members signed the  , ,  roll,  and the union affiliated .with the | American .people    excluded    fi  wns sold for  A Few 'Cents a'Barrel. ���  Busy  towns sprang up in- tlie  lonely  valleys of Pennsylvania, new industries  were organized, and everything promised well for the workers.   But   noiv  'that  Messrs.  Kockefeller & Compiny  can ( "dally-     chalk    down     on      the  blacklboard of the New Yonk inodiue  excha,ng:e   the price 'at which  a'J  th*  ���workl must    buy its    llgiht,  a    vasl  'amount-of 'the outflow of oil from tbu  earth has been shut down, the human  energy that tried. to turn it to human  use'has also been largely, shut down,  freight rates to the general public have  been increased, many rivers and canals  have been closed, inventors'of new processes  have". been smothered, and" the  International   Brotherhood  ing- on the ground.    The rest., of the  wounded   were helped  away by their  friends.    Thi3    highly    Christian  and  clerical performance was repeated for  several nights; despite the protests'of  one of  the chief officers  in Brussels,  who on iotie occasion sent  the police  back,*' saying  that : only    the citizen  guard was necessary.   H'is protest wa��>  useless.   The police were forced oh htm  and proceeded with their 'bloody .worn  with glim    pleasure.    The    movement  spread   to   the  provinces.    Then  came  the coniic..interlude In the- tragedy. The  government found that they were go.  Ing too far.   Instead of filling the mil-  die classes with fear,of tha proletariat,  I hoy    had    filled    tliem     with    sympathy.    The citizen guard refused -to  '  llie on the people, ci-}'ing-,  "They are Our Own,"  and they hooted the police in "their  butchery. The army,, which is drawn  from the poorest classes, favored the  popular 'cause.-:; .The.".'government' became .afraid and gave orders that all  police'should be withdrawn. Only the  dtizen guard were left to keep order.  I. The vote in the chamber was taken  whicli excluded  the reopening of the  ���om: the  ...  ,*,.      mu    , ��C  Blacltr"   Cree amI eo-ual use of the dooks, store-  question  of universal suffraire  In   n,���  smiths.    The local orgah.zer of the A. | houses, and other terminal families ot  Present .parliament     Th^! sX tWan  and, for want of funds, ended.    And  F.  of L.   initiated  the following  offl  eers:   President,   S. ,A. Virtue; ' vice  talking1 representative, who at all times  is prepared to do iwhat Is Just and right  fcy liofch employer and employed.   And  ~Jtis^a; graFifleajtlon to know "ithat he  Sias their fullest confidence,'lis the Increasing largo membership will show.  He may be seen at.almost any time  storing the"day, at Union hall.  J.;Ledli]gham and J. Russell.  TO THE BUILDING TH/ADBS.  In your dally wonk you are exposed  ���   to all sorts of wentlhor-and to. dangers  of life and    limb.-The trade, causes  I   great wear- and tear to your clothes,  ���sslillo-the loss ot tools In ono way or  another amounts to a considerable sum  ���each   year.    Besides, It... Is. necessary,  dot you must fbo well fed' .with the  "hest of food to be In condition to work  wlien you get ,a chance.    How much  tpay do; you "get to live on?   In mnn  many cases you do not and cannot earn  enough money at your trade, which lm9  cost you years to aoqujre, to. keep you  end yours at homo as you ought to be  kejit.   WeUcnow lots of families in this  new and' great' province of ours who  t   i  ��an not depend upon the head of the  household  to provldev tihe necessaries,  nnd mother and children must ibuckle  down and luring in a ��� few dollars 'to  Veep things going-, aa.it were. : Men are  i Joth to aioknowJedge thla fojet, and want  to hojve the honor of supporting their  i Stotae, when in reality tfhey are depen-  NON-UNION .MEN STRIKE. _  ���The non-union" men_empIoye"d"b"y~Mc-"  Dermott as stavedores went out on  strike yesterday lnorning. They had  been working at the Coloman, Evans  '&��� Colemari docfc wheii' they' learned  tliat their employer was working union  men on t'he Ganges, now at No. 3 shed,  which . cargos 'oats for South Africa.  Sixteen, <iuit work, but in the course of  a couple of houra 'four weakened and  went buok to'their'old Job.  E. II.: Higgins, of Denver, Col., paid  The,Independent a visit on1 Tuesday.  Ho is general organizer of: the Jour-  noyimen .Bakci-s' and Confectioners' International union of America, nnd ls  an active member of local union, No.  30, of his city. Ho 'has ibeen in every  city and town on the coast; and' re-  pijrts thc bakers well advanced In  union mallei's. He left for .-.Victoria, "on  "V "edncsday, and will return to his state  via 'Seattle nnd Butte.  ���Mi-. Alfred Parr, or Ymlr, ex-seoret-  ary of the Western "Federation of Mln-  ��," called on The - Independent on  Tuesday on his way'to the capjtal. He  says the. Progressives Jn,.' the_ interior  are gathering ln large numbera and  are sanguine of success at the : next  elections. ���     "*  the niilroaids in the harbora of export.  The guiding-spirits ot the oil trust have  conspired  To Create Monopolies  for tlieir own "benefit and  to the'Io-ss  of the community in' various other directions.    Their latest: exploit  is  the  great  Atlantic  shipping  combine,   the  effect   of whicli: .will probably be    to  transfer tHe'oceah carrying ii-adiTfrom  the British to the American flag.    Of  course, Mr. Pirre, who Is described as  the British  "Morlgahelr"  of  the  ��34,-  000,000 shipping trust, tries to make out  that the combine will be a good thing  for British shipping and for shipping  generally.   He has been' good enough  also to expi-ess the belief tliat when  the full details of this new capitalistic  dodge become known, ninety-nine Englishmen, out of every hundred will ro  Jolce over it.   Th6 promoters of the oil  trust bamboozled tbe'American people  with the' Idea that they wore patriots  and philanthropists at heart; but what  they played up for was dividend.    It  will be the same with   the   shipping  trust.   All the  . ,i ��� British Ship Owners  who have.Joined it are, of course, patriots, but If they can get bettor dividends by suiting under the American  rather than under the British (lag their  patriotism Will not refuse to take  them. The financier knows no country  ���Che World.is his parish���to pursue his  own interest Is his one object in life.  It' is only. In trade and finance that  such a rule is ' tolerated. Supposing  that family life . or that citizenship  I were Ibased upon such a principle, what  for possession of the reins" of govern  anent.--'7.7..V,- ;77.7;-.:;;; '"yii 7 V.^; 7-77''-  .The capitalists now::holdTpossesslon  an'd, are thus able, to ���mairitaliii. theii-  economlc.;dominioiv over the^w-brkers.  ���', The, workers are .about To'fake ; possession , for, the purpose :,of enforcing  their .economic programme Iby becoming .masters;of theVivealth Vthey produce. To'Contin'ue. the/capitalist; class  In, possession of I the legislative'and executive 'powers, of.'goveriimeht, "'means  to but prolong; the -wage.slave system  with its terrible .consequences to ; ths  workers. 7 . ��, i'ijy-'yii'xiij'  The,capitalist system;.\vitli.its profits  'forV, masters''aria 'w'ages for sla.ves,: 'Ciin1  gi^e to the' la'tter" 6iily!'AWever, irib'reas-  ing measure'of 'mi'seryand degre<lation.  .TheV.capi.t'allst system is .based-on the  on^ fundamental proposition of '"Capitalist7 .ownership 7 of., the means': of  wealth production.for profit."    ; ;  Stripped of all sham aiid 'hypocrisy,  this is the,political and economic programme of all political arid .economic  parties except of the . revolutionary  working, class. 7 The interest of the  workers lies in the direction of setting themselves free from1 capitalist  exploitation,: by.V the abolition j of the  wage7systerii7 '7���'���"  .To-accomplish : this  necessitates : the  '"4h5  Ik-. ^^���"���^w^fefeg^.ia  A. W.  PUTTEE, ,M. P.,  The Popular Lalbor Memiber In the Dominion" House for Winnipeg.  transformation of capitalist .property,  despite all  the fearful  tension  on the|in the means of wealth production, in-  popular nerves, no single "riot" occurred after the withdrawal of the police  except at Louvain, and: tliere the citizen guard, composed of young bloods  of the clerical party from the university there, wreaked its hatred on the  people just as the police had done In  Brussels Belgium has not-yot got unl-~  versa! suffrage and, perhaps, will not  have It for some time, but the day Is  past when the really Intelligent bourgeoisie were blinded by such tricks,  and this time the ruse will recoil onl  the heads of the government. Soonc  or later clericalism is doomed, and the  sooner for Its wonk of 'the last two  weeks.���Gracchus.  to collectiveor Working class property.  :We therefore call upon all wage earners and other decent' citizens to organize under the banners of the Revolutionary Socialist Party of Canada, -with  the object of conquering the public  powers, for tlie purpose of setting up,  and etiforelng^tlie-ecoiiomieiprograiiro:  the working class, as follows:  1. The transforniSitioii. as rapidly es  possible; of capitalist  property; in the  The' -Toronto Telegram Vasksj^Vwhyi:,:;:  should' peopleyodk for free riewspajpers..  a'ny7-"morei -than'they look: ��fpi-;\ free':;  cigarsi7'fi"ee;,aimbrellas,7 free", .walking;1:  sticks', free collars, ..free, ouffs or7free[y  beefsteaks? . Everycopy .of a'.hei\:spa^:7:  perV.js' a..pi'oduct'7iwhlch7< costs money.7:7  The,, '.tailor,'--"tlie' tobacconist,''; the gents'#  furnisher 'or.... the 7grocei-7is;. ript-callSiVr.;  upon to. supply free 'copiesiof thc-'uro-:4:7  ducts whicih ihey liaiidle.'.,. Thei-pebpleii;::  who - are aggrieved if :they> cannot" get *;'������  a free copy of a- newspaper/would not'';::  thihikVof struggling for .a. place ori'theV;':  free list of it grocery store,,ii dry goods'���.",'��� Hi  store, or butcher's'shop? it is:the pVioS :7f..  ciple riiore thiih the cost of 'theVft-eai:7:  newspaper, idea Which is reipugnant.to.7-:;;  all'.sound' business .notions." There is  777  ���:..'- a  ��� '.' .  scarcely. a7 newspaper, in rhe , country..;;.;:  which does not maintain > free list- for Uli  the Ibeneifit of jieople who.aie well able':.::  to pay, anil who would .not think of accepting from their grocer,., or. butcher,: ;.:,  or biiker the hand-oiit which:they ex- ; "  pect from their, favorite newspaper of-.'r! 7  fice. 'i   "   i.i ���-.;��������� 'y'-'yi-      yX-y-.-yy  . TRADES'COUN'CIiL AT! DAWSON. :7'  The .workingmen; at; 'Daiwson;;y.  T.,;-.  have organized . several  unions, .and',, a  trades and:.lalbor council,  with, repre-:.  sentatlves.   from    the    Typographical,'  Carpanters,'.' Cooks  and , Walters,  and V  ^heej.jMetal7Woi'lcers'_.unioii.s.=^Georgej7;  J. Dorfncr. of the Metal Wcikcrs.' has  been  naiiied  as  t&niporary    chairman,  anil J. J. Fllbln. of the.Typogiujhical,  A  SOCIALIST'S  CHALLENGE.  H. Gaylord   Wllshlre,    the    socialist  candidate In Woht Elgin, has sent this  challenge to his opponents, Angus Me-  Crlmmon  anil    Flii'lny ��� G. 'iMoDlarnild:  secretary.    The  new  organization  was  means  of  wealth  production   (r.atunl  i,.urt,||.,.,�� ,,.. .���.  n���������.���.,  "lunc'iioit t\\   the appomtnicnt of corn-  resources,     factories,    mills,   railways.   mii���,M ������ ,,������-���,,���, . ,     ,  i muiees. on per.njiient organization and  constitution,   Ihe following .makln? up  etc.) Into the. collective..-property; of-the  working class.  2. Through the'democratic organization and management: of Industry by  the workers.  3. The establishment, as speedily as  possible, of production for use In,lieu of  production .for profit  i  4. Candidates- for public olllco, upon  "I   herewith   challenge  you   to  debate   "'0 li^et of <"-' 'Revolutionary Social  with me In St. Tliomns upon the Issue  lst Palt-V' slm11- ,1>y tlle neccptanco of  of the campaign.   1 will agree to pay s"la nominations, sta-nd pledged to tho  all expenses of I he meeting and let you unqualified support of the    principles  name terms anil date, rr you accept  this challenge 1 will contribute $1110 to  the Amnsa Wood hospital.. If after the  dehate, one-third of the amdlence decide you to-bo thc more -fitting representative for this constituency I will  contribute an additona.1 sum of **5100  to said hospital."  .He that would have lino guests, let  him have a- fine wife.���Ben. Jonson.  Disguise our bondage as we will, 'tis  woman, woman, rules us stilL-Moors,  and programme 'herein set forth. They  shall, In case of election, use eveiy legitimate moans -within their power, to  further such principles and' programme, and contest, anil prevent If possible, theadoptlon of any measure In  contravention thereto.  the two committees: J. G. Taylor, Car-  lienters: J. Connelly, Cooks and Waiters; E. Iv. Sarglson, Typographic-ill;  Geo. .E. Tom-, iMetal Workers. Upon  tho reports of these two -committees  being received and adopted, the council was declined regularly organized,  nnd under the by-laws the llrst ejection  of oillcers took place on Tuesday.evening, April 29. The painters have also  formed a union, and will send delegates-  to the new council.  TOE RACES.  Great praise is due the officials of  the Vancouver Jookey Club for the excellent meet of yesterday ufternoom.  The list of horses is Uhe longest ever  presented to a Vancouver, audience;  j and this 'is due in a large messure to  The Revolutionary'Socialist Party of the indefarigalble efforts of Mr. Robf.  Canada proclaims , itself the political [ Leighton, the secretaiy of the club. He  exponent of wonking class interests. It has Just returned from an extensive  wiill deviate neither to the right nor trip to the coast cities and the turf  the left of the line laid dawn in its centres. 7 This afternoon's programme!  platform.   It will neither endorse nor is a first-class one. u j  '**V  ~r~  im POWER OF SILENCE.  The   Splendors   and   Glories  Heavenly Life.  of  IMMORTAL HALF HOUR OF RECESS  .otliiKt'U MU'tu-u in  a M <; Aru .\(.��:iil,i.i  �����i ��� !!�� Ilieiu niul  Wilh   God ��� Lv*.oils  It��v. Dr. Tlllliiii'^,.. I  Many CahU!* M hi-i  mnl .!lisr*|>ri M-til  l.eavu Ihu nutulis  of ralic-uru.  iLiilcri-ilAcuoriliiiirloAci ofPiirlhiiiiomofCan-  l4itll. In llluyt-ilr 11112. il> Mil,ij.in 11.IHJ-, ul To-  ruilli>, ,u lilt-Ul'p'i ul .\��i'ii:.i.nii'o. Ouiina.  Washington,   April  G.T-ln   the   following  discourse . prepared''   by     Dr.  Tulinuge7 before Ins    illness,  a viiiil  glimpse  of  the  splendor  and  gltuks  uf  heavenly   life  is   presented;    'loxi..  l'oycliuiou,  viii, l,   -Tlicry wus    silence  in  iii-uveii  about   thu space ol  hull un hour." ���  'J lie busiest place    in  the universe.  ...  is heaven,   ii,    is ilie   .centre    from  which all  good liiiliieiiees start;  it  is  ���        the guul ni  wliii-n ail  good   .results  arrive.   'I'hc Bible represents,   it     us  . .-active wiih  wiitcis aim  wings     ami  corchoKlriis  iiml   processions   muiiiilod  or chui-iolcil,-   l-K.i. my  text describes  a space H'beii'lho wheels censed to roll  anil   tliu  trumpets to soibT.i  anil  the  voices to chiiiii.   The riileis on    tin  white horses- reined  in their charges.  The doxologics were hushed niul .pro-"  ".."''   cessions  hulled.   Tlie liniiil  of arrest  \vii.srii|ion nil tiie splendors.     --.Sto|i,  hen veil! " cried un omnipotent voice,  anil  ft stopped." Koi' thirty  minutes  everything     celestial      stood     still.  v "There  wns silence  in  lienveii  nboiil  '    tlle space of half tin hour."  From nil we can lenrn it is the  only time heaven ever slopped: lt  does not stop ns oilier cities for the  night, for tliere is no night there.  It does not slop lur'a plague, for  the inhabitant never says, "i nm  sick." it does not stop for bankruptcies, for its inhabitants never  fail, ll does not slop' for jinpuss-  '..-.��� * able streets, for tliere are no fallen  snows or sweeping freshets. [��� .What,  then, stopped it for thirty-minutes?  Grotius and Professor Stuart, lliink  it was at the time of the destruction  of Jerusalem. Sir. Lord" thinks il  was .in tin;, year 311, between the  close of the /Diocletian porseniiiiiii  und the beginning of'the wars liy  which Constantino gained ithe throne.  But that was nil n guess, though n  ���"learned and,brilliant.guess. 1 do not  know when it was, and 1 do not euro  when it was)' but' of-'the fuel thai  such,an interregnum of sound look  place 1 inn certain. "There was silence in heaven nbout llie space of  half nn hour."  And, first of nil, wc learn that Coil  and ull heaven then honored .silence.  The longest and widest dominion  that over existed is Unit over which  . 'stillness .was queen. For an eternity,  there hnd not been a sound. World  making wus a Inter day occupation.-.  For unimaginable, ages it was a  mute universe.' Ciod was the/only  being/anil as: tliere was no one to  speak to, there was no utterance.  But that silence has nil been broken  . upj into'worlds,' nnd it has become a  .noisy universe. Woi'iiis in upheaval,  worlds in" congelation, worlds in conflagration,  worlds  in  revolution.'    ;  , If geologists  are i right-���iiml   I    believe ihey .art���there has''not been u  moment of silence, .  since tlio world  began   its  travels,  und   tlie  crushing-  and the splitting nnd the uproar and  the hubbub are ever in progress.  But  when   among   tlic.'siipernals, a   vofV-o  cried "Iliish!" and for half on hour  ;.    heaven  was still,  silence was honor-  .   ed. : The full: power of silence   many  of lis have yet    to; lcnriu     'Wo are  told thut wlien.'Christ was arraigned  "he  answered   not  a  word."      That  silence w'as   louder  thnn  any      tliiin-  e cler'that, ever shook llie'.world.    Of-  ".'".tentiincs  when  we  arc assailed    and  liiisi'cpi'osented the     mightiest tiling  to  say,, fs   to  sny  nothing  and   tlie  mightiest tiling to do is to do nothing.   Those   people   who   are, always  rushing into print to gel themselves  sol  right 'accomplish 'nothing     but  their    own  chagrin.,,    Silence!''   Do  -.������-,'right    and    leave    the  results . with  God.      Among   the  grainiest   lessons  the  world  has  ever  learned  are    the  lessons  of patience 'taught by  those'  who end ii red uncomplainingly personal, or domestic, or political  iuji'sMco.  Stronger, than  any bill or  or sarcastic or revengeful answer is the    patient silence.  '  Learn also from my text tlml hca-  ,,     ven must be an eventful mid active  ���,_p I ace^'rjjinltlie^faiM/ lh at it couUl af-  /'ford-only thirty       " ~"  liiuiiflos-of_roSess'T  There have been events on earth and  7 in heaven that 'seemed to demand n  whole  day  or  whole  week  or  wliole  year, for celestial  consideration.      if  Grotius   was  riglil  and   this  silence  occurred at tbe  lime of the destruction of Jerusalem, that scene was so  -.awful'iind so prolonged  that the inhabitants  of heaven   could   not  hnvo  done justice    to it. in    many weeks.  After fearful bosiogeinent of the two  fortresses of Jerusalem, Antoniii and  llippiciis hud been going  on  for    a  long While, a lUiinnii soldier, mounted  on  (ho 'shoulder of another   soldier, hurled into  the window of the  temple a firebrand,   anil   the 'temple  ���was all' ullami', and     after covering  many sacrifices to  the holiness     of  ,.   God,    the building     itself became a  sacrifice to  the rage of man.���'���' The  hunger of iho people in  thnt.     city  during tho bcslcgcinunl was so great  that as some outlaws were passing u  doorway  and  inhaled  tlie odors    of  food    they    burst    open    the   door,  threatening the mother, of the household  with  death     unless    she gave  them come food, and she took them  .aside Mid showed them thai it wus  her own  child she was cooking    for  .the ghastly    repast.       Six    hundred  -priests     were destroyed on     Mount  Zion becauso. .the temple being gone,  tliere was nothing for  them  to  do.  'Six thousand people in    one cloister  ''iwore    consumed.   There were 1,1.00.-  ��� 000    dead "according   to    Josephus,  'Grotius   thinks that     this was thtl  '���cause of sill   ;e for half an hour.   II  Mr. Lord  was right, and this silence  was during tho Diocletian persecutions, by wliich 844,0U0 Christians  suffered deaili from sword and lire  and .banishment mid exposure, why  did not heaven listen throughout at  least one of those awful years'? Nol  Thirty minutes! The fact is thai  tho celestial program is so ei'ov ..-���  cd with spectacle that it can allo-il  only one recess in all eternity, und  thut, for u short space. While there  are great choruses in Which all heaven can join, each soul there lias a  story of divine mercy peculiar io  itself, and it must be a solo. I low  can heaven gel through witli all its  recitatives, witli all its cantatas,  with all ils grand marches,, with nil  its victories? Eternity is too short.  to utter all tho praise.  In my     text heaven spared thirty  minutes,      but it  will      never again  spare one minute.      In worship     in  earthly  churches      where  thero     are  ninny to take part wo have to counsel brevity, lull how will heaven get  on  rapidly enough to lot one     hundred     and forty-four   thousand   get  through each witli his own story and  then ono Iiundred and forty-four million and  then one hundred ami forty-four billion and then one hundred  and forly-four trillion? Not only are  all  tlie triumphs  of  the past to    lie  comnuMiioi-atoil,' but all tho triumphs  to como.   Not only what we know of  God, ..but'What-wo. will know of Him  after everlasting study of the deific.  If my text had said there was silence  in   lieu.en  for  thirty  days,   1  would  not liave been startled at the      announcement,  but  it indicates thirty  minutes.      Why,     there     will'be so  ninny friends to7 hunt- up, so    many  of the greatly good and useful   that  wo will want to sc�� so many of the  inscrutable .,things of earth we, will  need     explained, so many     exciting  earthly- experiences we will want to  talk   over,  and  all  llie other spirits  and all the.ages will want the samo,  that tliere will be no.opportunity for  cessation.      How busy   "'we will "be  kept in having pointed out to no llie  heroes  and  heroines  that the  wo: Id  never fully     appreciated���the yellow  fever and  cholera doctors who  died,  not  flying  froni  their  posts;  the female nurses who faced pestilence   in  tlle lazarettos; the railroad engineers  who stayed at their places in order  to save the train, though they themselves  perished.   Hubert  Goll'ui,    the  muster, miner, wlio, landing from llie  bucket ifi, llie bottom     of the mine  just as lie heard tlie waters rush in  and when one jerk of the rope would  huve lifted him into    safety,  put ni  the bucket a blind  niiiier who wanted to go to his sick child and jerked  the rope     for,him    to be pulled up,  crying,  "Tel)  them  the water     has  burst,  in  and  we are probably lost,  but we will seek refuge at  tlie other  end of the right gallery,!' mid then  giving  the command  to  the     other  miners   till   Ihey   digged     themselves  so near out tha't  the people     from  the outside could come to  tlieir rescue.   The nm III tudes of men and women who got no crown on earth we  will want to see when  they get their  crown in heaven.   I tell you heaven  will have    no  more half hours     to  spare.   .-���  lly subject also, impresses ine with  Ihe immortality of a lu.lf hour. That  half hour mentioned in my text is  more widely known than any other  period in tlie calendar "of heaven.  None of the. whole Hours of heaven  i.s' measured off, none of the years,  none of the centuries. Of the millions of nges past and the millions of  ngj.s to come not one is especially  measured oil in the Bible. Bui the  half hour of my'text is made immortal. The only part of eternity thnt  was ever measured liy earthly timepiece was measured by the minute  hand of my text. Oh! tlie half hours!  They 'decide everything.71���nm nol  asking what you will do' with the  years: or'inontlis or days of your  life, but wlint of tiio .half hours? Tell  ine the history of your half hours  ami I will tell you the story of your  whole life on earth and tho story  of your whole life in eternity'. The  light, or wrong things you can think  in thii'ty -minutes, llie right or wrong  things you can say7 In -thirty minutes,  thu right in-wrong things you qui  -.lo ill thirty minutes arc glorious or  baleful,; inspiring or desperate.  Look out. 'for/the- Irugnicnts of time.  Tliey nre pieces'of eternity. 11 wns  the half hours between shoeing horses  that, made Elihu 'Bui-rill the learned  blacksmith, tho half hours between  professional calls us a physician thai  inndeAhcreriimbio the Christian philosopher','' the half hours, between liis  duties ns'schoolmaster that. niailo  -Salmon I'. Chase chief justice, the  half hours -between the shoo lusts  that made Henry. Wilson vice, president of llie United'Slates," the half  hours between canal bouts that made  James A. Garlieiil president. The  :hnlf=liOiifc��^duy���for.good _hooks o_r  bad books, the half ^our a day for  prayer or indolence,  the half hour, n  render, and  during that others       ol   ittHfc******'^'.****^*'-***'**'*  you  will mnke  final  and fatal  rejec-j  tion of.the full  audi free and  urgent!  and impassioned ofTer of life eternal.'I  Oh.  that the next half liinn-     might   [  be the most  glorious thirty minutes  of your earthly existence!  Again,, my text suggests a way ol  studying heaven so that we can better understand     it. The-word ���'eternity"  that we can li.i'ndlo so     much  i.s un immeasurable word.    Knswini;  that we could not understand   : tlm1.-  word.  Ihe Bible uses il   oniy      once.  We  say.   "Forever  and  ever."     But  how long is "forever and ever?"       1  am glad that my text puts under our  uy'e heaven for thirty minutes.       As  when you seo     a great  picture, yon  put a sheet of paper into ii     scroll  anil look    through it or join     youi  forefinger to your7 thumb and    look  through thu,circle l;etiveen. and    the  picture liecoinos  , liiui'i:, intoii.-o,      so  lliis masterpiece of luivvni     liy   St.  John is more impressive    when     we  take only thirty minutes of il at    a  lime.    Now,  we have something thai  we can come nearer io grasping, und  it is a quiet heaven.   When we    discourse about the multitudes  of lie.i-  vcn. it must  be almost a     ik-i-wi-i.*  shock to lliosj wlio have all      llieii  lives  been  crowded   liy ��� nui'iy  people  nnd wlio want a quiet heaven.     For  the last thirty-live yours 1 have be.n  much of the time in crowds an:!  ruder public scrutiny and aniid exciie-  nieiit.s. and 1 have sometimes thouglu  for a few weeks after I reach liinven  ���"I  would like     to    go down in some  quiet putt of the realm,  with u lew  friends,  and  for a little-while      try  comparative   ..solitude.   Then     there  nre those whose hearing is s-o    d.li-  ciito     that, they get no satisfaction  when you describe the crush  of    the  eternal, orchestra,  and  Ih.'y  feel  like  saying, as a good woman in     Hudson,  N.Y.-,      said afier lie.iring      me  speak of the inighly chorus ot     heaven,  "Thiit'iiiiist be a great  heaven,  but what will  bei nine of my      | nor  beail?"  Yes,  this hull' hour   . of    my  text is a still .experience: "There wus  silence in heaven  for half nn  hour."  You will Iind the inlialiiUiiils all at  lioinc.   Knter tin: King's palace    nnd  lake'only a glimpse, for     we     have  only thirty niiiiiil.es foi  all     hia\en.  "Is that  Jesus? Vis."  Just under  the hair along his forehead is the  murk of a wound made by a bunch of  twisted brambles, and liis foot. on  the throne has on the- round of his  instep: another inai'k of a wound  made by a spike, anil a sear on tho  palm of,the right hnnd tun! a n'ar  on .the piilm of tho lelt band. But,  what a countenance! What a smile!  What a grandi.'iir! What a-loveiin:>s!  What, an overwhelming look of kindness and grace! Why. ho loo',s us i'  lie had redeemed-a world! Iiiii conic  on. for our time is short. Do you mo  that row of palaces? Thai is the  Apostolic row. l)o you see thai 1'U'i!  reach of architectural glories? 'Ili.u  is'Jlurtyr row. Do you see Unit ir.i-  iiiense .structure? That is the biggest  house in heaven';'7 Hint is "the house  of many mansions.." Do you-see Hint  wall? Shade your eyes against ��� its  burning spleii'dor, for tlint'is tin' wall  of heaven, jasper at the. .bottom-mid  amethyst at the top. See this river  rolling through tiie heart, of the  groat,;metropolis? -That is/the river  concerning which those,   wlio     onci  | Jason's  |Hog\r;  By  PAUI,  CAREW  t��  Copyright,  1001, by  A.S.''    .  IMchardlon*  day for helping others or blasting  olliers, the half hour before you go  to business and the half hour after  you return from business���that niiik.es  the difference between the scholar  and the ignoramus, between tlio  Christian aiid the infidel, between tho  saint and the demon, between triumph and catastrophe, between heaven and hell. The most tremendous  things of your life and mine were  certain half hours." Tho half hour  when In the parsonngu of a country  .minister I resolved to become a  Christian tlien' and tliere, the 7 half  hour wlien I decldcdv to become a  preacher.of tlio gospel, the hnlf hour  wlien I first realized that my son was  dead, tlio half hour when I stood on  the top of my house in Oxford street  anil saw our church burn, the. half  hour in which I entered Jerusalem,  the half hour in which I stopped on  Mount Calvary, the half hour in  which 1 stood on liars hill and about  ten or fifteen other half hours nro  the chief times of my life. You may  forget the name of the exact, yours  or most of the important events of  your existence, but thoso half hours,  like tho half hour ot my text, will  bo immortal. I do not query what  you .will'do with the twentieth century/ 17do' not query what you will  do wil.ii lliis year. Iiut; what, will you  do with Uie next half hour? Upon  that hinges your destiny., and during tliat some.of you" will receive  the gospel and make complete,    sur  vived on tlie hanks of the Hudson  or iho Alabama or the Hliine or the  .Shannon say. "We never saw the like  of lliis for clarity and sheen." Fuss  down those boulevards'bf gold and  aniiior and sapphire and see those  iiitoriiiinublo.streets built, liy tlie Architect of the universe into homes,  over tlie,'threshold' of .wliich "7 son ow  never steps and out of whose windows faces, linco Palo with earthly  sickness, now look rubicund with  ..immortal .health.  "Oh, lot me go in and see them!"  you say. No, you cannot-go' in. Theie  are those who would never consent to  let you conic out again.' You say.  "Let ino stay here in this place  where they never sin, where they never .suffer,'where they never part." No,  no! Qui' time is short, our: tliiity  minutes'.tire almost���,gone.'.Come on!  We must get biiek to earl.li before  this half hour of heaven;;,- silinee  breaks' up. for ill your mortal slate  you cannot endure the pomp and  splendor' and: resonance wlien tliis  half hour of silence is "elided./ The  day will come when yoii can see heaven in; full blast, but nol ii'o'w. Ile-  iiieniber we are. mortal .Vit n 1 cin-  not ,endure t lie full roll of hen ven ly  harmonics mid cannot endue eien  the silent heaven for mere llr.-n h'lf  an hour, illiirk! The clock .-in tlio  tower of heaven begins to itril.c, and  tho    half     hour is cn;ioi>  But how will you spend llie Iirst  half.- hour of your Ilea" en.y ciii-eii-  ship afier you have gone in to stay?  ^f-l-'li^yjmr-Prosti'alioii_lii:!'ore_ llie  throne in worship of him wlio niade  it possible for yon to get there at  ull I think the rest of your first half  hour in heaven will bo passed in receiving your reward if you have been  faithful. 1 have a strangely beautiful book containing tho pictures of  tho medals struck- by the English  'Government in honor of great buttles."1 These medals are pinned over  tlio -lienrt of the returned heroes of  tlie army on great occasions, the  royal family present and the royal  bands playing���the Crimean .'medal,  the medal of the mutiny, the Victoria Cross, the Waterloo medal. In  your llrst half hour in heaven iu soine  ivay you will be honored for the  earlhly struggles in whicli you won  the day. Stand up before all tho  royal house of'heaven-and receive the  insignia while you aro announced as  victor over the drafts and freshets of  llie farm field, victor over the temptations of tho Stock Exchange, victor over professional,' allurements,  victor over domestic infelicities, victor over mechanic's shop, victor over  the storehouse, victor over hnir.i:  worrlmonts, victor over physical dis-;  tresses, victor over hereditary depressions,- victor over sin and death  and hell. .Take-tho badge Hint celebrates those victories through our  Lord Jesus Christ. Take itin the  presence, of all the galleries, . saintly,  angelic iind divine. While iill heaven  chants, "These nre tliey who came  out of great tribulation ami b.ul  their robes washed an'd made' wlrta  in the blood of the Lamb."  fc'^Ui:i��J��3iJi��'*illH'i��iJl��i��*MS��5��l��'��U-4H*��'4  Widow Jnson was the relict of Farmer Jason, and she curried on the farm  after his dcatli with even move wisdom  than he bad shown himself possessed  of. She was still on tbe brighter side  of forty, fair to look upon uud wns nt  peace with nil her neighbors until the  one to the cast of her sold out und a  stranger moved In,  He wns a mau of middle tige named  Chisliolm, and, being a widower, hla  sister managed the house for him. If  this Widow Jnson wns one of those who  wondered what sort of man he was,  she was the Iirst to Iind It out. Among  her live stock that your were n dozen  hogs, and it ;v.is the fault of her hired  man thnt there were holes In the  fences through whlcli they mnde their  way into the potato field of the new  neighbor. She had just finished her  breakfast one morning when Chlsholiu  was announced. lie had the courtesy  to lift his lint und give his name, but  he ulso liud thc bluutncss to add:  "Madam, your Infernal hogs have  rooted up half an acre of potatoes for  me, mid if you can't muiinge to keep  'em home I'll shoot every one of 'em!"  She looked ut him und saw that he  was nbove the ordinary and felt that  had she been introduced in the conventional wny she would have been pleased to mako his acquaintance. Rut his  rude greeting angered hor, nnd, being a  womnn wllh a mind of her own. Bhe  nt once replied: '  "I can pay for nil the potatoes on  your farm, and if you come here to  threaten me you'll find a woman who  don't scare!"  "Well, you keep your hogs at home."  "And you keep yourself in the sumo  place."  Tlint was the llrst tilt. The fences!  were mended nnd the hogs were iu despair when a high wind blew a gate  open, and the drove spent the night in  tlio same potato field. Next morning  Chisliolm drove ton of them home nnd  suid to Widow Jason:  "Madam, there are dead hogs belonging lo you In my Held. Will you have  them removed or sliall I bury tliem?"  "You killed them, did you?" she asked.  "I did.    I told you I would, und I  did."    .  "Thon I'll have the law on you."  "Go ahead."  Slio weut to law. nnd there was a  suit, and she wns inglorlously beaten.  JOSH POUND IllMSCtil' A LICKED MAN.  Womanlike she felt pretty bitter over  It,'but at the same time she hnd to  give Mr. Chisliolm credit for luck-of  any bitterness. Ue stated his case iu  the mildest manner and even spoke  highly of hor ns a neighbor. Wlien  she returned home after the lawsuit,  she snid to her hired mnn:  "Josh, if Hint man Chisliolui comes  on my land again I \vnut you to throw  hlui off."  "Yes'in, I'll do it," replied the sturdy  Josh -_^ i  It wasn't a fortnight before Chisliolm came. Ho was on his way to the  house wheu Josh' headed lilm' off uml  ordered him buck. He refused to go.  nml Josh Inid hold of him to do the  throwing net, but found himself a licked man iu nbout three minutes. While  he sat on the ground with a linudful of  gi-H-ss to his bleeding nose the victor  passed ou to the.woman, who had wit;,  nessed the fracas fiom the front steps.  Lifting hls~hat,'he said:  "Madam, those hogs' of yours hnve  been nt it again���this time In my coin  field���nnd I've had to kill another."  -  "Have yoii dared to kill another of  my hogs?" she deinandeu as. her cheeks  flamed and her eyes flashed.  "I have';   Shall I bury ,hlm?"  "Sir. yoii are a "scoundrel!"      'A  "And you are a'clmnuiug widow!".  She drove to town at otiee to see her  lawyer. There wus $10 In the i-ase for  hlni, -win or lose, and lie advised her to  sue.   She sued and got beaten again.  The defendant/ referred to her l:i the  highest terms, but lie also proved that  Iipi-  fences were out of repair.   The  lawyer saw $10 more'In It. win or liw.  uml advised Josh to prosei'r.te far assault nud battery.   Josh brought  his  swollen nose uud bliiek eye into riiurt  niul was beaten liy Hi'vornl lengths   He  h.-td pnivokeil the encounter, mid If lie  hail got the worst of it Ihe law couldn't  help hlni.  It was :i month before nnvihiiig fur-  thm- hiiniiiMieil. 'Xhe- ll^nl'������ ���"���uii-'il |i��"  hpg lot were thoroughly repaired, an.il  for four weeks tlie porkers hud to  iniiko the best or tlieir sad lot. Then  Josh left the bars down cue night, aiiiJ  as tiie widow was getting breakfast  she heard the cruel; of ;i rifle. Hnlf an  hour later Mr. Chisliolm appeared to  say:  "Good morning. Mrs. Jason. Those  wretched hogs of yours rooted up my  garden last ulglit. mid this morning I  killed another of them. If you want  nnother lawsuit. I'll drive you to town  in my own buggy."  "And you���you've shot another?" sho  gasped.  "I have."  "Then I'd like lo shoot you! You are.  the meanest man in the state of Ohio!"  "Yes'm." he replied, with a bow us  lie turned nwny. ���  Widow Jasjn drove to town to eon-  suit her lawyer again. There wns $10  in It for him. win or lose, but this time  Mr. Chisliolm was arrested for malicious persecution. In his testimony he  referred to the plaintiff ns "tlint lady"  and exhibited no animus whatever, but  lie also proved that lie was the one persecuted. The widow's hogs would not  let hlni alone. She was beaten again,  mid this time a stout pen was built,  und the hogs were shut up. The farmers hnd of course taken sides. Some  contended that Chisliolm hnd exhibited  a menu and uniiclgliborly spirit and  others that the widow luul been derelict in no* mending her fences, and  there was much talk and discussion.  It occurred now und then thnt the two  principals met on the highway or at  the crossroads meeting house, but  while Chlsholiu lifted his hut and bowed as if there wus nothing ou his mind  the widow, except for her blazing eyes,  seemed carved of stone.  That pen held the hogs for a long  six weeks, but hogpens have their  weal; points, and patience and perseverance will seek tliem out. The hot  sr.n warped n board and made an opening, and the industrious swine enlarged  It until one night they all passed out  and headed straight for the next farm.  They fetched up among the cabbages,  pumpkins, squashes, melons and carrots, mid during the loug hours of  darkness they ran riot. They were  missed from the pen early next morning, and tlie widow sat down on the  doorstep and cried. She cried because  she wns vexed, and she cried because  she was p. woman. Every minute she  expeeted to hour the crack of Chls-  holm's I'illc, and she fully realized tbnt  any I'urtbei' appeal to the law would  be wasted. Slio was vexed at the  hogs, at Josh anil at Chisliolm. Her  tears were still fulling when the new  neighbor stood before her and bowed  and suid:  "Mrs. Jnson, those blamed hogs of  yours damaged me a hundred dollars'  worth last night."  "And how many more have you killed?" she asked.  "None,   I've just driven 'em home." ���  "Hut wliy-wliy"-  "Bccausc I see_how it ls.    I must  either kill  off your  whole  drove  or  build a pen myself.   I shall come over  tonight to talk to you nbout It."  He appeared an hour nfter supper,  and It wns 11 o'clock before he. went  home. Even then the "talk" wns not  finished. As a matter of fact It required a great many evenings nnd wns  only concluded one winter's night  when she laid her head on his shoulder  und snid:  "If you are really sure that you love  me, then the farm, the hogs and I are  we'll  pating a bad reception for 'The Bravo.'  I cannot tell you much of its reception  In Europe, though Gosselln snys It ls  very decidedly successful in France.  America'is, of all countries, one of the  least 'favorable to works of the imag- .  ination. In Europe or, rather, lu Eng-r  land, where there has existed a necessity of accounting for some success In  the very teeth of tholr prejudices nnd  wishes, lt hus'been the fashion to say  tliat no writer ever enjoyed so favorable,an opportunity, as I because 1 am  an American and a sailor. As to the  sailor part of the business, it is grossly absurd, for what ndvantngo has uu  American sailor over any other? They  know the falsehood of whnt they;sny  In this respect, for I cau get ��$.000 for  a nautical tale that shnll celebrata English skill tomorrow. For myself, 1 cun  write two European stories easier thnn  I can write one -'Auiorlcah. ��� Why, Europe itself ls a romance, while all  America ia a mutter of fact, humdrum,  common sense,region from Qunddy to  Cupe Florida.','.   .  German Stndcnti anj Deer.  To spenk of the pleasures of the Gorman student and make no mention of  heer would bo like tho play of "Hum-  lot" with the part of the melancholy  Dune left out. As the student strolls  about the country or the city, in the  music hulls, nnd theaters, nt his socinl  gatherings of all kinds, ut dinner or nt  supper, he steadily drinks his beer.  The code of health drinking mid the  etiquette of the drinking bout are complicated nnd"niost punctually observed.  All university functions Include a  great drinking bout��� Jubilees of renowned professors, club anniversaries,  ceremonies in honor of a retiring professor. Aiiy nnd every ceremony is Incomplete without the forinul Unelpo  with toasts. lie has attempted to throw  a poetical glamour around boor, to invest it with the elini'in of tradition mid  lo hallow It Willi old associations of  college days. ���;---���-  In Europe the American prefers to  drink water, and this Is n great Mystery to the Germans, who cannot possibly understand how they cun prefer  ibis to beer.���Detroit Free Press.  Buying n Razor.  "I need n new razor." snld tho man  who shaves himself.  "Better let me get It for you," suggested the reformed barber, who, now  that he Is a trolley car conductor,  regards himself us n distinguished  member of society. "All cutlery stores  nro lilled with razors of tho class  known us 'dead ones.' When a bnrbet  buys u razor, ho lakes It with the understanding that he Is to try 11 out, and  If it doesn't work well he takes ltbnck  and gets nnother one, keeping this up  until he gets one that suits him. Buying n razor, you know, Is a lottery In  whicli the prizes nre few nnd far between. When the ordinary citizen goes  to n cutlery store, he picks out what ho  thinks is a good razor, pnys for It and  takes his chances.. He picks one out,  too, from the bunch of 'dead ones' that -  barbers hnve tried nnd found wanting.  Thnl's why 1 ndvlse you to let rao got  it for you. Then If you don't like It I  cun kr��>p exchanging It until you get a  good one. Thoy needn't know I've quit  ���the business."  yours,   and  Year's day."  be-"uiurrled~New  A Fenlmore Cooper Letter.  An autograph collector of Philadelphia has in his possession tlie following  letter written by James Fenlmore  Cooper to his publishers iu 1831:  "I hope you will" be wrong In antlcl-  Tlie "U'ooUnck.      . l .  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It docs not stimulate, but thoroughly cures by forming new, red corpuscles-in " the  blood and creating nerve force. - ��� ���  Dr. Chase's Nervo Food, 50 cents a box, R boxes for 52.50, ut all dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Co., Toronto. '  MUJU*i*&i&!i!&eimiiimMimHmimumwm ��� THE C. 0. J). MAN.  TELLS OF  MANY   STRANGE   EXPERIENCES V/ITH COUNTY OFFICIALS;  They Get Ilim In Jul] Occasionally  nnd Trenl Kim Well, but Ue Al-  vrnyi* MnnntteK to/Gqt.i,tlie. Best of  tlie.Lnw mid Cornea Oat Ahead.  (Copyright, 1901,'uy C. B. Lewis."  **S? HAVE iind more or less to do  H    with county jails In my time,"  JJ,   observed the C. 0. D. tuau as  he, pocketed the coin extended  to him, "and while it hasn't hurt me  any I believe It'has been for the benellt of the Jails.  , It  Is  lield  out in  the rural regions that a tramp ought  to be ln jail on general principles, and  ihey don't always stop to ilgure ihe  difference between n tramp and a dilapidated gentlemtiu.   When n new sheriff  Is elected, lie signalizes the event by  .rounding up the tramps in his county,  and deputies and constables; arc/always on the lookout for fees.   It would  Vbe strange If Ihadu't been' caught in  the net a few times;'but, as I said. I  dou't -think   my   reputation; suffered  very much.  "I got my first county Jail in New  Jersey.   I was placidly tramping over  the country when a farmer offered mo  work at picking berries.. lie had twenty'bauds at .work at an average of n  dollar and a half a day, but, he wanted  jji'n to buckle to at 50 cents.   I didn't  object to the work, but, to the price,  and he had me arrested ns'a vagrant.  A constable happened to be handy, and  71 was run in, kept In jail for" four days  'and then brought out for examination.  I:' niade my first kick, on the jailer., ��� I  demanded  the fare nud  the.'sleeping  ."accommodations allowed  by  the law,  and lie shoved mc Into a dark cell as a  reward.    I  asked  to argue  my own  case before tlie justice, and I almost  upset the state of New Jersey.   I had  the farmer in a boxwithin:ten minutes.   The constable had arrested me  without a warrant, and I soon had him  shaking.   Under the law I sliould liave  been   examined   within    twenty-four  hours, and when I weut for-the J. P.  ho grew pale.   The jailor had not only  received  mc0witliout a  commitment,  but hnd withheld my legal privileges  rlgnts -once in Michigan, but they  burned their fingers^- I worked three  days for a farmer for ��� an old silver  watch, and.two days later .I was arrested on the highway by an over-  zealous constable as a thief. I didn't  do auy worrying, as the jail happened  ;o lid a'decent one, and thi ofu*cer:went  it it and worked up-a J'eiiutlfui case,  igninst me. Two fai-uieis. who bad  been' robbed, 'almost believed'1 that my  watch was partof the plunder, and a  third one was dead sure of It. It was  testified that I had been seen.skulking  here and there, and a young man swore  positively that I had tried to highway  rob hlui on a certain night. They had  a regular suite <nson case.iigulust me  when I cam' Into court, and I was  advised to r.ieiul -guilty and nsk for  mercy. I had to send;"sixteen miles  for tho farmer who gave me the watch,  biit lib came forward 'like a inan. ' I  knocked that case cold In twenty minutes, and the judge got-up and basted  the witnesses for the prosecution. In a,  way that made them, turn pale.  "There's   n-'-lnw   against   breaking  jail, you know, though It seems a funny thing, nnd in Iowa-I once broke the  law.. After- being iu the coop for twenty days I pried off the rusty bars of the  window and took' French leave.   I wns  arrested next day,'nnd my defense was  that the tall was unfit for human habitation'and I wn;> justified by the laws  of health. The county; supervisors wei'e  in session nt the time, and they Investigated my statements, and after going over the place their verdict was  thnt it was not a Dt' place to keep a  hog In.   Tlio court jury acquitted me  without leaving their seats, nud the  prosecuting attorney gave mo half a  dollar toward a now pair of shoes.  Yes, I've seen a jail or two Iu my time,  but that's to be "supposed.   One can't  be a dilapidated.': gentleman and ride  over the country in a barouche."  M. Quad.  TOLD  IN  JERICHO.  WIDOW HARRIS' HOG GETS LOOSE AND  :    CAUSES LIVELY DISCUSSION.  Interesting: Horoloffen*  A very "timely" conversation was  carried on recently; between a hostess  anda fair young guest. The hostess  -wns.entertaining tlio company with descriptions of her trip abroad and of the  wonderful things she had seen.'Among  other things she mentioned the clock  at Strassburg.  "Oh, yes," remarked the girl, "I hnve  heard all about that. And did you see  the Watch'' on the Bkine too?"  The   Vllloice   Poitmniter   Telli   the  .���Trouble It Brouitht About ond How  " it Found Ha Way Into the Pound  and Later Starved to Death.  ICopyrlght, 1902, by C. B. Lewis.]  BOUT all thnt Sam Ilarrls left  his widow when.ho died were  a house and lot nnd a hog.   It  was a hog he had in the pen  nnd was going to turn Into pork that  fall,   but  during1 the   widow's   grief  thq  hog got out  and  ran  nt 'Inrge.  and.for the next year he was rooting  around the streets of the village, 7 It  was against the ordinance for live stock  to run at large, but everybody felt sorry for Sam's widow, and the hog was  not disturbed.   It was only when Jo-  slah Flint was' made village marshal  that the old blnck' porker wns driven  off to the'pound one day. There were  folks that said it was right and folks,  that said It wns wrong, and there was  so much feeling about It thnt nfter two  or three daj's a public meeting wns  called.   Tliero was a big turnout, and  tho first speaker wns Squire Flatbush.  The squire always starts every one of  his speeches with the landing of the  pilgrims and gradually works down. It  was so lu this case, arid ho worked up  hogs and pilgrims,In pretty good shnpe.  .He, was for the law.  Ho wns sorry for  the widow and, sorry for the hog, but  Inw was law.   If the Widow Harris'  black hog could run at large, then the  same privilege must be granted a wid-  f  Tho Gnycrt Guide.  The guide was guiding a guy.1 As the  guide.guided, thc,guy the guide guyed  the guy until the guy would no''longer  be guyed by a guide whom he'had  hired not to guy, but to',,guide. So the  guyed "guy guyed the guide. No wonder; every one guyed the guyed guide  guiding a guyed guy.  .  to Introduce his brand of barbed wtt*  into our community, and his shirt collar was wilted In the first'four minutes. A windmill man or a sewing  machine agent wouldn't have hnd One  show in a thousand against him. Every  time lie jumped two "feet high and  came down to bang on the desk with  both fists nt once he lifted two-thirds  of the audience off the benches, and  when he sunk his voice to a. whisper  nnd softly waved his anus about<he  melted < hearts. Tliere .were ten men  shedding tears and feeling for that hog  when the man sat down, ami for two  or three minutes everybody' chewed  tobiioco nnd kent his feet still. A vote  wns nbout to be taken as to whether  the hog sliould be turned loose and permitted the freedom of the town during  the rest of his life or held for the fees  and turned Into the pork barrel when  Llsh Billings came sauntering lu. Llsh  Is always u little late at public meetings, but his opinion goes a good way.  "We'd like to hear from Mr. Billings  on this case," says the chairman.  "Wlint's the discussion ?"nsks Llsh.  "It's about the Widow Harris' hog."  "What's ho done?"  "The village marshal has got him in  the pound. Being lie's n widow's hog,  there's some ns wants lo lot him out  freo of fees."  "I move we do!" yells one.  "I move wo don't!" yells another.  "As to the Widder Harris," says  Lish when order was restored, "she's  a mighty nice woman. She'd have had  that hog In the pork barrel long  If she hadn't been too busy makin  carpets.   As to the hog kissel f"���  "What's your Idea?" asked tlie chairman ns Llsh paused.  "I hain't got noiie. While you have  been nrguin' the latter he's starved to  denth In the pound, nnd If there's any  more talk hero It had bettor be about  savin* his bristles." M. Quad.  ZEB WHITE TREED.  TELLS OF AN OCCASION WHEN BRUIN-  ACTED AS RETRIBUTIVE AGENT.  if ��b>  I  . ngo  rag  "I'.'FIilED'.pFV.'.TITB KUSXT BAliS,"'  nnd illegally punished me. I made all  these'things so clear that there was  il consternation. I was offered my liberty, but wouldn't take lt. I was offered hpologies, but waved them aside.  I held them" on the ragged edge for a  whole day, nud when I finnlly decided  to continue my wanderings I had $10  in my pocket nnd was looked upou  with considerable. awe. They didn't  collar a ..tramp In the county for the  next three yenrs. -  "The average justice of the pence Is  a cznr when a tramp is brought before  him.    He  hears tlie testimony of n  i'i. farmer and the stntemeut of a constable and imposes a sentence of thirty  'or sixty days .without reference to the  a,        prisoner's right.    I hnve always felt  it a duty to bring them down off their  ��� /perch. ���; I had been run In down in Ohio  under the vngrnnt law.   The complnlu-  not was n .farmer who hnd offered mu  work, nnd his honor hnd Imposed sentence and wns looking self complacent  when I arose and demanded my legal  rights.    I made the farmer acknowledge thnt he 'had no work for a man  and no'money to pay him if he. had  worked, and I exhibited a felon on my  finger as proof tbnt I.couldn't work  anyhow.   I defied tbein to prove that I  had asked anywhere forfood or that I  /had1 slept In any one's, barn and that I  was meditating evil; ��� They put up the  prosecuting attorney against me, but  he dropped the case In ten minutes and  '���' udvlsed the fnrmer to settle with me.  I got a suit of^clothes_out of It iimriet  hlnroff,"arid"the justice did,mo the honor to par me.onthe back nud'cail me a  smart-, man.   ' ; '  "Under the law hi every state a sheriff gets so much per head "for feeding  prisoners, and In most cases' their rations are specified.   It Isthe object of  the-.sheriff to make nil he can, nnd prisoners In most jnlls do not get hnlf their  allowance. .They had mc in jnil In Indiana for stealing turnips.  I took'ibem  right enough and hnd; no kick coming,  but;the first meal-'In Jail showed that  thc sheriff'was starving tlie prisoners  for thc benefit of lils.pocket,   I called  him up and quoted the "law, and he  hauled,off and knocked nio'down.   I  ' got little! besides bread ;.qnd/\vater dur>  lng,my fifteen dnys but I loft the jail  to go beforo a'; court nud-secure-n warrant for assaultand.britler.v.   Then I  olac- began a -suit 'against the sheriff  for failure/to comply 'with thelaw nnd  for personal damage's.' , There was' a  good deal of. chaffing .nt" first, but.lt  was suddenly cut off. _ The sheriff was  the  most  surprised.'man  In_ Ipdiana  when.he learned tlint-he had no legul  ���.right to nssnult'nii Inoffensive prisoner.  Ho had nlwnyssupposed'that'he could  knock prisoners about ns he listed.   lie  was convicted and.iincd $10 and cost's,,  niul the other suits never came to trial  .By the advice of his fi'iendshe boughf  /me off, nnd the dilapidated gentleman  had cash In his pockets for the next  three .months.  "Thoy thought they had me dend U  * ' "    -* "  Gentle, but Firm.  "You littlo denr!" exclaimed the gushing young womnn. "You must give  me a kiss."  "I beg your pardon/', snld the: Boston  Infant. "Tliere Is somo'mistnke. I am  neither n hero nor a.piano player."-  THE OLD BLACK rORKEIt WAS DMVENr OFF  TO TUE l'ODND.  Benton Ronnx.  Jackson���I wonder how Tom happened to marry Miss Verriplnne.  Johnson���Everybody who hns seen  the bride snys he married her for her  money. ��  Sensitive.  ����E��  iiX  Icooo  7N*-  i* *y  / i-y  ^S\n  Ufc  IP  1 *i  Consequential.  . "IwnnterseQ  Mr. Roosevelt."  "Who shnll I  snycnlled?'"    '  "Why, me, ye  blamed fule!"  Dr. Proctor���Ah, Casey! Still on the beat?  ��� Patrolman Casey-  No, sir; I've reformed,  sir! I wouldn't oven  schwlpe a bannanny  nnn'y more!���Chicago  News.--"' " ' |  Thrifty.  He-Why did  you keep me a  week in such  dreadful suspense before  giving me your  answer?  "Because I  thought you  might save  enough in dinners'In that  time to get  married on."'  'The GlfVBlIoff Girl,  If ;you tell'her she's modest or tell her  she's vain,  She'll giggle;  fiho heeds not the fact that lt gives you  pain��� _ ' ;    "Tbaf~glgg]e.  Though you may address hor In a serious  key,  Mako speech that presents no occasion for  glee .',-  Or even for smiling-, her answer will bo  A giggle..  .She runs to'tho door when her Chawley  boy rings ,  And giggles.  While helping him take off his cold winter  things  - ,  She giggles.  When  Beated   for  sparking, within   the  bright rays    '     ' ' ,  Of dollar pier gas of the grate's cheery  . gaze,   ���    ,..  Sho answers"'the" sugary things that ho  says  With giggles, i  In church, if she catches a'glrly'chum's  eyo,  Sho giggles.  There's no provocation, ihe doesn't know  why;  Just giggles.  She'll arch up her eyebrows like back of  the cat  That stands off tho dog ln the rear of tho  '  flat ,i, v ��� i.  And give her eyelashes a humorous bat  And giggle.- .  If  called to the bier of a dead,  friend,  .She'd giggle.   ���  If Gabriel's trump sliould bring time to an  - end, . . , i    .  She'd giggle.        ���  ,  If up to the great judgment bar sho were  '   .led ' " ....     '  To list to'hor fate with the quick ana'ths  dead, , -    '  She'd think it was funny and shake her  fool head     . s  ,. And giggle. '  -  ���Denver Post  ower's cow.' He had uo personal 'feel-  lug in the matter nt all, although he  had stumbled over that hog on a dozen  different dnrk, nights, but he must  range himself., on the side of the, law.  Abraham   Fuller! came  next.    Abe  had an undelivered Fourth of July address that lie had been holding on to  for several yenrs, and he had determined to ring it in on this,occasion.  He began with the battle of Lexington,  and  he got clear down  to Benedict  Arnold before ho brought in the hog.  From that time until the colonics wen  their  independence,   liberty  and   the  Widow Harris, the American eagle iind  tliat black hogwero sandwiched in to  make a powerful  speech  of it,  and  when ho closed it was amid npplause.  Had n vote been taken then the nog  would have been released, but there  wus n delny, of two or three minutes,  and It was fatal.    Moses Taylor got  his feet under him and rose up;and began on that speech of his about the  rise and.hill of the Roman empire.   He  had got it off a dozen times before, and  it hnd nln-ays weighed a ton.   Moses  wus the only man in Jericbowho was  wuy up on the Roman empire/and he  knew it and madothe most of it.   In  eleven minutes he created and destroyed ��� the empire and  knocked out the  widow's:hog, and; his oratorical effort  was decided to be equal to anything of  Clay's.  ;���', Plillctus Schemerhorn  was next to  plead for the hog.   He said he didn't  want to mix hogs nud widows up together, but on this occasion; It was difficult to separate, them; . On: the one  .hand we hnd a/widow sitting by her  desolnted   hearthstone   and   weeping  overtlle loss-of a porker arid on the  other hnnd a-porker''In  the  village  pound gruuting and wailing over its  lost liberty.   He went back G,000 yenrs  to prove that widows had always been  objects-of public sympathy and had  been' given . moro latitude than other  folks, nnd he took the early history of  Egypt to prove that hogs had;beon allowed to run nt largo without protestation.   The carriages of queens and  "empresses-had-turned nsIde_for-liogs"  lying lu the roads, and kings and emperors hnd 'Stumbled 'over them as they  Iny stretched out on the sidewalks.   It  was a tolling speech, and public opinion wavered again.  Ebenezer, Schoolcraft   hnd   ranged  himself   with , the   antlhog-antiwldow  party.   He hnd resurrected a; political  speech-he made wlien General Grunt  was a candidate for n second term,  nnd when I'hlletus sat down Ebenezer  rose up.    Everybody was  wondering  how Iio.could'swing the hog Into the  speech, but he did it ns handsome ns  you.please and made It''tell''' It was  oyer, half hog, and hnd there been a  campaign on It would have elected a  whole county ticket. When lie hnd concluded, nnd sat down with n broken  suspender, there was a general feeling  that  the   widow's   hog  would   never  emerge from the public pound until  the fees had been paid, lu cash. ,  ��� It wns theii that the' prohogs put  forth their Inst card.V'They hnd got  hold of a barbed wire fence man who  ; could..talk'the top off a liberty pole,  sllent'j;ai](] jle rose^p ,wlth his cars working.  His speech-.was n happy combination  of Napoleon, Washington, Judns Isca-  rlpt,.: American j Independence,, the Missouri compromise nnd the widow's hog,  and he didn't give anybody time to  rest.   He was as gentle as n baby and  as! savage ns ti ment ax by turns, and  some of  his  thunderbolts  made the  WARMING UP A COLD HORSE.  Iiow the Fnrmer Got n Tnnt Gait Oat  of Hlu Old Nus.  "I picked up something new In natural philosophy the otlier day." snld  the commission man wlio had been out  among his farmer customers. "I was  hanging about a village when I noticed  a farmer's horse: shivering with the  cold ns he was tied to a post. Iwas  feeling to pity the animal when the  owner came out and heaped snow on  its back.  " 'Why In the name of common sense  do you do that'/' I 'asked.,  "'If you were real cold, what would  you do?' he queried in reply.  "'I'd tnke a run and,warm up,' I replied.  " 'It's the same way with a horse.  It's a drive of six miles home, and I  want to make it In twenty minutes.  This old nag will dig in for the first  three miles to warm up, and after that  the whip will keep hiiu going, ne's  ready.-to start now, and you watch my  smoke.'  "It was 7a/'complete success," continued the commission man. "The old  horse was shivering from nose to tail  as he started, and ho was so anxious  to warm up that he .throw a/cloud of  snow ten feet high and knocked two  men down ns he started..'' His gait wns  eighteen: miles an hour ns he set off,  and I'm sure the driver made his six  miles In twenty minutes If his old sled  held out." M. Quad.  ��J.nIte Right.  "Isn't it fun- I  ny   that   they |  call this a plum  pudding," 6ald  the first man at  lunch, "when  there isn't a  plum in it at  all?"  "Oh, I don't I  know,'; replied |  the , o the r.  "Webster de-1  fines a  plumb  as 'a little lump  or   weight   of  lend.'"���Philadelphia Press.  The Old Pounn Hnntcr Goes Hei-  Ilnntlngr on Sunday IiiHU-fid of to  Cnniji Meeting "Willi Hlu Good IVI riant] Ih I'liiilNhcd I��r A Ilenr.  [Copyright, 1902, by C. B. Lewis.]  'D henrd they was gwine to hev  a camp inectln' over at Snick  er's grove," said old Zcb White,  the possum hunter, "but I hadn't  paid much heed to It. when one Sunday innwnln' my old woman snys to  me:  " 'Zeb, we'll take n wnlk over to thnt  camp  mcctin' as soon  as  I  git the  dishes washed up, nnd we won't come  back till night.*  " 'It's fo' miles over thar,' snys I.  "'Yes, I know.'  " 'And it's n hot day.'  " 'Yes.'  "'And hard walklnV  " 'Yes.'  "'And it would be time throwed  away.'  " 'But we's gwine right nlong jest  tho same,' she says. 'We's gwine to  take front seats when we git thar, and  we's gwine to mix In with'other, folks  nnd let the Lnwd know that we've got  souls in our bosoms. Better be gittln'  ready.'  "It was jest tho season to wntch wild  bees nnd line 'cm to a tree.".explained  Zeb, "anil I'd flggered on puttin' in the  day nt that. I told the old woman so  and asked:her to go on alone, and she  turned on me with:  "'Zeb White, if yo' reckon to cheat  the I.awd and come out all right yo'll  git left. Nobody ever did it in all this  world. If yo' steal his day, suiithln  will shorely happen to yo'.'  '"But wo want honey In the fall,  don't, we?' says I.  ." 'What's the good of honey If yo'  lose yo'r soul?'  " 'Nobody's gwine to lose his soul on  account of huntin' up a bee tree.'  " 'Mobbe not. Mebbo he'll jest break  his neck or a leg or wildcats will  claw him or b'ars roll lilm -about. The  Bible tells about the fate of the stiff  necked'and obstinate/but yo'-. .'won't  heed it. Jest go right nlongartor yo'r  wild honey, Zeb White, and I'll go to  camp ineetln' by myself. I reckon yo'll  find out the power of Providence bel'o'  sundown.'  "She went nway without nnother  word to me, and fur half an"hour I  was a good mind to foller on. I didn't  feel right about it 'tall, and my old  dawg slunk away from me ns If. he  was ashamed of his master. I didn't  want to give in, however, and bimcuy  I suet the doall and strolled, off'to  look fur bees.; I wiis makin' fur a  place nbout two miles nwny, but befo'  I reached it I, stopped to look at a big  chestnut tree; with, a'holler in it. That  boiler/was big 'miff'fur fo' men to  stand In, and I was lookin' in and won.  deriu' why J "had never seen the tree  befo' when Iheai'd sunthlii movin' behind me. I wheeled about.nnd thar  wns h whoppin' big b'ar sneakin' up on  me.   I could tell by the looks of his  two nights and two days and n half in  that holler tree, nnd at last I'd hev  given ray left arm fur/i drink of spring  wnter, to say nothin' about my hunger.  I was no longer a match fur the b'ar.  I was weak und flighty, mid he'd hev  a big advantage over me. However, I  was tryin' to work up my courage to  crawl out and do the host 1 could and  hev It over with when Aiie ilolden,  who was lookln' fur his lost mewl,  cum that way, nnd the varmint mado  a sneak. -My voice wasn't much  stronger than a baby's, but 1 managed to make Abo hear, and he pulled  nie out and helped me liuiiic. The old  woman sot on the doorstep slnglii' a  hymu, and asVe cum upshe looks at  Abe and snys:  " 'Good evcnln', Mr, Ilolden.   Kin I  take it that yo'r old woman is peart?'  " 'Fairly   peart���fairly   peart,   Mrs,  White,' lie replied.  ' "And yo' 'pear to hev n stranger with  yo',' she goes on.  " 'No, ma'am. It's Zcb, yo'r old man.'  , "'Indeed! The last I saw of my old  man he was gwine out to find a bee  tree.  Did he find It?'  " 'He found a holler tree, ma'am.*  " 'Yes?'  " 'And a b'ar.'  '������Yes?'  "'And,the b'ar has kept him In that  tree'since Sunday niiuvniu'.'  " 'Shoo! Mr. Ilolden. would yo' mind  nskin' Zeb what be thinks about camp  nieetin's?'  "'He dun dotes on 'em, ma'am���dun  dotes.'   .  " 'And has he got a soiil?'  "'He,has.    Yes, he's got a soul as  big as n boss blanket.'  "'And what does lie think: about  chentin' the.Lnivd outer his Sunday?'  "'He'll never do it ag'iu, ma'am, and  ns I'm ln a right smart hurry yo'll excuse me if I pass on.'  "He passed on," said Zeb, with a sorrowful smile, "aud the old woman  made tne some chicken broth and tucked me Into bed." M. Quad.  Tliore    Aro  Oilier*.  Guest-Whnt  n splendid dinner! Don't often got as good  a meal as this.  Little Willie  (son ofthe  liost)-\Vedon't  either.  Missionary ���'��� How  did you like my predecessor?  Umbi-ji-jl ��� Really,  I'm hardly in a position to say. You. see,  I barely got a taste.���  New York Journal.  Iteimsiireil.  no��� I've tried  my-best not to  mnke love to  you.  She-Well,  you know what  Browning says  ���that tlie only  true:', success', is  constant faii<  ure.  eye thnt he mennt bizness. aud it wns  uo use to'try to bluff him.   One jump  More     Than  Love.    '  "Whew! The  temperature's  pretty low this  morning."  "Low! It's  positively vulgar!"1  A BmilaoM.i  Killer.  "Business is frightfully dull todny,"  snid thc junior partner of the tailoring  firm.  "No wonder." said the senior partner  nngrily.   "Who wrote our nd. for tho  paperstoday?"  "I did.   Why?"  "Because it sa.vs: 'Do you need an  overcoat? Tjry our melton nnd frieze.'"  ���.Philadelphia Press.  Composite, ii  Dnshtiwny���Qnllldriver seems to be a  fellow of extreiiics'.'one who writes niv-  ful slush nnd sublime prose and wbo is  nt the same time un idiot nnd a genius.  Clovcrton���Where did you got such  an idea?  Dnshawny���I've been reading ihe reviews of his latest book.���Harper's Bazar.  "This passion for  dueling brings so  much unhapplness Into the world!"  "Ah, yes; that's very  true! , My wife's flrst  husband wns, I regret  to sny, killed in a  duel."  Man Know So Much,  Patience���Ren lly hnlf the time he  doesn't know which end he's standing  on.  Patrice���Oh, nonsense! His feet certainly can't seem ns light as his bead,  ���Yonkers'Statesman.  Willing; to Concede It.  "Don't you think she has a queenly  figure?"  "I never saw a queen, but if they  weigh 200 pounds and have double  chins I guess sho has." -r Cleveland  Plain Dealer.  Good  !V?iva  For Hi.abnmlii.  [Housekeeping ls  better cxerclso  thnn  golf, tennis or blocling.-Exchange.]  Come in off tho links, put your clubs on  tho hook,  Lot your racket rest back of the door;  Now, wives, for your health sny you learn  .   how to cook,  To sweep and to polish the floor.  Just pass up tho tenuis, the baby to mind,  Or on bright days the windows lo clean;  Its great for the health, so the scientists  ���find���  The health of the.husbands they mean.  Forget tho nine holes, the strokes and the  ,    .  .clubs  And tako the advice of men w'.sor;  A match game each week enn be played  on.tho tubs,  And the stpvo is a great exerciser,  tor uulldlns a figure there's naught like  a broom,  Every musclo Is called Into play,  And awife can grow strong in her own  shingles rattle.   He wns being paid 55 |   At le^t TSe scientists say  In cash for his speeeh, and he wanted ' .-Detroit Free Pres-.  .Vbe jisst missed my head."  carried me Into the holler, and he rushed nnd jest missed me. I hnd no gun,  but I did hev my knife along, and  when the b'ar tried to foller me Into  the tree I slashed him fo' or Ave times.  He was no fool. He seen I had the  advantage, and he jest backed off and  sot down to wait.' I kept purty quiet  fur an hour, tliinkln'- he'd git dlscotir-  alged nnd go nwny, but he hnd other  plans ou-hnnd.���When-I stuck-my head"  out nnd waved my arms and yelled at  him, he growled n few times, but ue  didn't cum n foot Higher.  "At fust I .'-.looked upon lilm jest as a  common b'ar, but blmcby I begun to  wonder if he hadn't bin sent to punish  me fur dodgln' the camp ineetln" and  breakln' the Sabbath. The Idea kinder  scared me, but made me mad as woll,  nnd two hours luul gone by befo' I  made up my mind to anything. Then  I thought to craw! out nud make a  fight fur It, but that varmint was on to  me like n streak of llglitnln'. Ho Jest  missed my bond with a blow of his  paw, nnd I was satisfied Hint lie tind  rae boxed up. It wns 10 o'clock In the  innwnln' when I Jumped Into tliat holler, and at 3 o'clock in tlie nttenioon  I was hungry and thirsty nnd fcelln'  mighty serious nbout tilings. At that  hour n sheep and a calf cum wnmlcrln'  along together and clus behind 'cm n,  hawg; but, though-.the b'ar licked his  chops and looked arter them/he didn't  move nway. xV  "It was p.lalQ that I wns In n bad  way," continued the old��� hunter, -'Ihnt-  I didn't see what I could'do about It  I was In the holler, and the'b'ar wii*  outside, and thai- was no show fur unto cum out till lie went away: If cum  sundown, and It ctini: iilglil. and lie  was still thnr. 1 snw 1 was iiifiii' all  night, nnd I went to sleep, ru-ok'e up  onco nnd saw his eyes; shihln', but hi  let me alone. lVwns.tiwnkc .soon urin  dnyligut, nnd lie iva.-i right thm-. Nm  to worry yo' with nortlcklers,,! missed  Hl�� Dlneovery,  "Mary," said the young husband in  hollow nccents. "did you got thc recipe  for these biscuits out bf the cookbook V  "Yes,"dear," '.she-replied nervously.  "Why do you nsk?"  "Nothing, pet���ei'���only I didn't think  cookbooks were such heavy literature."���Baltimore News.  How lie Explains It.  Stephen���So it Is all over with Miss  Bolter? How did it happen that she  throw you "over?  James���I don't know for certain, but,  I suspect It was because she; wasn't  hopelessly  In  love with  me���Bostoti  Transcript. ; '  Slow.  Lawson���Waite Is a sort of an eleventh hour man. isn't he?  Dawson���Worse .than.that. Yon can't  depend on Walte's"getting around until  tho twelfth hour.-Soiuei-vllle Journal.  Her Srmnnibetle Friend*.  "She says her face Is lier tot-tune."  "Dear im<!   I guess we'll have to get  up a subscrlptioti! list to keep her out  of the pooi-house."���Philadelphia Bui.  letln.  Jnat aa She Liken  In DonlK.  "Dill the size  o f her pi) o  make you hesitate':"  "Yes; for n  long time I  didn't know-  how 'much she  had."  "Yo' Bphie! D'yo'  want me to hafter  holler miihself black  in de face 'fo' yo' answers ?" ��� New York  Journal.  Kotillnir   Left.  Wife-Wu to  up! '.There are'  thieves in the  .house!,  Ilu.sbandTGo  down niid show  tbcm your new  bonnet, "and '  t h e'y won't  waste any time  looking for  money here. Till! INDEPENDENT.  ' SATtTRIDAY .'. ...H,fAY 34,1X0  ifl'  I  1  THh iNDEPENDENT.  PUBLISH RD     WBISKLY   IN   THE   IN-  TEltBSTS OF THE MASSES  r     BV  THE 1NDRPEND1SNT PRINTING COMPANY.  BASEMR.MT     OF     FLACK     BLOCK,  HASTINGS STltKET.  VANCOUVER, Ii. C.  SUUSCIIIPTIONS  IN  ADVANCE.  A week, 5 cents; month, IB cents; three  mouths. It.") cents; six niontlis, 03 cents;  ono year, jjl.LTi.  ENDORSED HY THE TRADES AND  LAHOlt COUNCIL, THE VANCOUVER [,ABOU 1'AllTY AND THE  BUILDING TRADES COUNCIL.  '"Flie Irn*.ei",end"-,nt can always he had  all Oiillowiiy's  book store, arcade.  SATURDAY7 MAY 21, WO.  CX'R'nffi OR BBHKTS.  Di-  chlldrcn are employed are earning  hand'soine dividends .for their owners.  With a. full 'knowledge of the conditions  under which 'the little- ones wonk, und  the poverty and want that prevails in  thoir hunies, the legislature recently  defeated, a bill to proliiblt t'he employment of children under 1-2 years of use  in thi; nvllls and factories of the suite.  ���Ex.  If imilltiailiig wilier can blow the  head olT iv volviino, whnt can It do to  ii joint stock company?  Only one ox survived the St. Pierre  disaster, and thnt unfortunate animal  will liui-dly escape the beef combine.  ,   The Methodists hnvo ibeen in conference here for sonic timo past, and yet  there  has  boon  no    eruptions  mciiiilains opposite.  of the  It is said tliere are 100,000 "suckers"  in America who accept Dowie and his  leadership, lie has collected hundreds  of thousands of dollars and has his  milt out 'for more.  -cVissing- Mr. Curtis' Trades Unions  ���rt-otecUon   bill   In   the   legislature   the  other    day    Attorney-General    Eberts  showed iliis true nature when ho said  , that the, object of the bill -was to protect the American' Federation of 'Min-.  ''ers,  vMiih had  brought ,on  a ruinous  strike- at   itussliind,   from  which   Vlr.it  section  ot  the "country  wasosult'ei-ing I  to-da.y.   This society was registered in j  Denver, Colorado, and operated In the  Sourther portion  of  British .Columbia,  said ihe. "The 'Western   Federation of  Miners is operating in  that portion of  tlie country, and is not registered in  British .  Cpluir.Wa,"      he     continued.  .Tlvrougih its  efforts, all; the  strikes  in  that   part  of  the  country    had   been  brought on. , Actions had been brought  against  the  association,  and   the  bill  was designed to make it that these actions would -hiuve no effect;  so he alleges.  ���His whole speech is a sequence of  ��� misstatements���or to put it more 'Plainly, lies. The bill,is not particularly for  the. protection of the,,-American Federation of miners; neither was thiit'body  responsible for tho strikes that took  'place in 'Uie Kootenays. ..They were  /brought about by alien mine nianagei-s  who employed: the most disreputable  thugs to be found on the continent to  'perform their dirty work. This'can be  /proven iheybnd d'spute. 7  The press gave'.the council a roast  . aont "the .firemen's saliil-leS and now. an  increase has been rduonrnioniled... How  {toes ���this jilie with the way they do it  in London, Aid. "Wylie?  There is this inllniilo difference between capital anil labor: Capital is  inanimate (property, thai can wait for  a buyer, while labor is human' llesh  and blood, that must he sold at a.  forced sale. ''-7  LETTERS TO THE EDITOR.  ��� $.��.��.$0'i"��.$$ t ������$ + '�� ��� $4) e ��� ^4p  M M  Some or our legislators are very  much excited over youths smoking  cigarettes. If some of them .would set  examples in other respects the boys  would   not  have  so many  excuses   to  offer for their, offences.  * ���-  An eastern clergyman -urges..the formation of a -.'Fathers' Club" as a remedy foi; the , neglect of the children.  Our opinion about it is that dad's hand  W'll'l .usually toe found, heavy enough  without: th; use of a club.  To the Editor of Thk I.ndki'ENDENt:  Sir,���'The appeal sent out Iby the Nl-  naimo Trades and Labor council, as  published in The Independent, May  Sth, to .similar councils throughout  Canada, regarding Oriental iminligra-  tion, and the advisability of the Dominion government accepting the recommendation of its royiil commission  to exclude this class of labor from  Canada altogether, is most opportune,  lt certainly Is the most cruel tyranny  of a government to subject its well-  disposed working citizens to such degrading lnii|K)i-tod competition. Not  only shall the agitation ibe kept up  agmiliist this horrible yellow1 scourge,  but a.t the present .moment, thousands  of tlie best citizens ol" the country are  now ready to tnke up arms to rid  themselves at once audi forever from  this caipitalisl-iproduced curse to the  tolling masses of British Columbia.  Warnings in abundance have been  given the government of the danger to  the peace of tlio community caused 'oy  the great influx.of Orinctiils. Perhaps  the most important warning was from  the .grand jury assembled at New  Westminster before Justice -Martin. If  our present representatives are too stupid or cowardly or disloyal to .the white  citizens of Canada to remedy; this dangerous evil then let thein take the consequences. Canada for Canadians and  not for ithe Orientals: down 'with all  who oppose or act'otherwise.  WORKMAN.  Vancouver, May 31, 1302.  . New  Black and  Colored  Dress Goods  Cold typo and printers' Ink afford  but llttlo satisfaction In describing  tho Dress Goods wo aro showing  this season, nor does tho.reuding  of prices convoy an accurato idea  ot values.  Tho goods "must bo seen to be appreciated, and thoso, who come  always find something worth ses-  ing. Wo bollovo our showing Is  Hilggor and better than over, nnd  that tho fabrics aro what women  of lusto and stylo demand. Our  goods wore chosen from reliable  sources, anil aro guaranteed Iby tho,  makers to ho reliable. All wc ask  is tho privilege of showing you our  fine goods. We'll do that cheerfully, even though you ilon't think  of buying right away.  If you can't como to tho store,  write .for samples. We'll gladly  send them.  S  Spauidifig's...  Goods  ���\     iBa. ' WJS' BlVtS' CJATCHBRS' .MITTS;"  I"IBLil,^ERS'    IMITtI,S'    INFIHLDEireS" .  Cl^VEl. ^'   IM'ASK'S-   lSHOE   PLATES',  UMPIRE!    INDICATORS, AND SCOItB  BOOKS.  A most comv "ete stock of ^orythtos  necessaiy. .Call    aml ��et our prices* -  CHAS.E. kTISDALL  527 llestlngs' St*  I Minute!  DRYSDALE'S ���  170    Cordova     St.,   Vancouver. T  . The trades Unionists of the province  should watch tho vote on Mr. Curtis'  Trades Unions' bill. : 'Mr. ''.Martin also  has a bill on the same subject, whiih  we print in another column. Read and  coniiparc them, and we .believe trades  unionists will conclude -that air. Curtis'  bill ts'by fai-jMie.'b'est. . , ...   ."-  THE LATEST FLOP.  ".  ' "By rem odd ing the railway policy the  proyincia!   government   'has   virtually  saved'to British Columbia not iess than  nine millions.   This will be readily sean  when it is understood that the-land-is  '.worth at least ti an.acre.ibesid'es the  additional, valuei. attached . to the'.'coal  lands,-ijwihicn would'.probably bring, the  total  lvalue  up  to a  sum  nearer,  the  twenty-mlillioii  mark.    Tlie  change  of  . front on  the  part of the government  undercpressure,  and  to save its skin,  . as  it 'were,   only   shows   how   utterly  outrageous  the first7 .proposals     were.  Even now there is good reason to think  that the subsidies offeredUre.quite too  lange. '.' For ive are -informed  tliat one  set of promoters have offered to bulll  the Coast-Kootenay.   line   .for    S5Q0 n  mile less subsidy than the amount offered 'in tbe government ibill.   It should  ..ialso.be .noted that .the subsidies now  gilven are'to Ibe in provincial stock at  per: value,' instead of stock- taken, at  ithe 7maiilket ivalue,  .which..flat ter. way  would mean a Ibig depreciation.'  Hence,  itho'f'now .proposals are ���:a good  many  itlhousands 'better-than-the old.'.'ones, in  this 'respect.. Another proof of tho ut-  '   ter folly of the .first proposed arra.nge-  ,    nvont.      The    present    one. ��� hpw'evar,  needs a lot of Investigation yet.   It's a  __ jobjon_the province by tbe 'boodle brigade, however you look at it    "7  Union men should ask for the union  stamp when they buy boots and shoes.  It's agin' the laiw to drirtk "hootch".]  ���now after 1 a. m. and before 5 a. m  - Mr. Eberts Ooesn't think much of the  chaiiacters of the'members of the'Western 'Federation of M iners.. If there is  a, -member of tlie latter 'body whose  character isn't on a peer, with that gentleman, then, .indeed, that body should  be.dissolved. VOf courso Eberts himself  is nil.; right from the head up.  Labor'organizations of all . kinds  should ..'be\.pushed' earnestly every-  '\vliei-e;,iiiembeiis of these organizations  shouldibe.alort and earnest: in1 bringing  new;. inemhors....liit:6,.:the,ifold; not .only  this, rout:-all-.questions bearing ,upon  lalbor and wages should be carefully  discussed. : .   .v,.,.   :;;  iReeerrHy a Toronto printing-'concern  sent-.-: circulars to many of oui-loaal  merclio.nts, .which..���.-.stated .. that:their  agent .would call on tliem in due time,  ,an<l offering all sorts of 'inducements.  In the past many of our ..patriotic(V)  citizens-have sent . their;, work east  Will they continue to do so? We hope  not. The obdurate' ones should ba  given a taste of the boycott.      .  ' MR.  HYMDMAN  ON SOCI-ALTSM.   .  A crowded international meeting was  recently held   at   Christ  Church   hall,  Hanbui-y street, London, recently.   Mr.  Hynd'man-,    who    was    the    principal  speaker.. said that fourteen; years ago  M. Cleiiienceau said to him that socialism was impossible in France.   Frenchmen were too muc"h attached to private  property.    He .knew the French peas  antn-y .well���.he 'had doctored  them  for  nothing, liis father 'had doctored,,them  for nothing, his 'grand father had doctored them for nothiug���they 'cared for  nothing tout their little plots'of land,  and .the French.-peasant is the republic.  Yet the French'.'republic was to-day dependent tipon  socialist    votes.    As. to  Belgium���though' 'he'dld not approve of  t'he  general  strike-as- a weapon,  and  certainly he did not; approve of the socialist, appeal  to  th'e .King,, a man  of  notorious .had  chai-acter-'he gave  his  hearty  adherence to  Belgian /workers  in  their iheroic battle.   'The  revolt  of  the Russian woi'ikers and peasants was  full of'hope, for: the future,in its:iiias-  niifleent 'heroism.  'He,.trusted' that soon  that giant',despotism,   the   main   support of reaction' iiv ISurope, would  be  orerthrown.    In Austria, the socialists  were flghling the battle .of, freedo'ini of  tlibught against cle.\-|co.lism  and' ant  sqiiiitisni.7   In: America, the .spread, of  trusts and combines meant the victory  of sodiallsm. On the whole ihe fek more  conifldenit in- the.future,- old ass he wa?,  than ever 'before.    ;T'he   revolutionary-  social ; democratic party -held    out  its  hand to the workers of the world and  its li-imuph was close'at hand. ..       ',,  UNION CIGAR FACTORIES.  (FoHowdnB is o. Ust of the Union oigar factories In EiiltJisk OolumMa wiho  use the Blue laibel:  ��� W. Tietjen, N<i,   1-Olvi8llon No. 38,  Vancouver,  Kuiitz & Co. N'o. ,2���Division No. 38."  Vancouver.' ��  Inland Oigar    MJanufatoturing Company, No. 3���DiviiBion No. 38, Ktanloops.  .B. Wiilberg & Co., No. i���Division No.  38, New Wosbminster.  T. Wox'3t|ook, No. 6���Division No. 38,  Vancouver. ���'-.-���   ,'���'*"  Ketawnai Sbinpers' Union Company,  No. 8���Division No. 38, Ketowna.  Wright Bros, No. 9���Division No. 38,  Rossland. i   ���. ���',' ij ��  Kootenay Olg^r Ua-nuiflaoturinB <Som-  iiany. Mo. 10���DWlsion No. 38, Neison.  Molra & Johnson, No. 2���Division No.  37(i Victoria.  7M.  Ban'tllay, No. B���Division No. 37,  Viiotoria.  ���Island Cigar FVUdtory, S. Nojman, No.  S���Division No. 37, Vlotoria.'  ���Province Oigar Co., No. 1���Division  No. 37. Victoria.       _    .  * A.' Stohnoter &. 9oas, No. 8���Division  No. 37, Vtetorfa.  P. Gable, (No. 9���Division No. 37, Na-  naiflio.  0J. lyery, No. 11���'Division No. 37, "VIc-  .toria.  .:M. J. Booth, No. 14���Of>lv��tfi0n No. 37,  Nanaimo.  C. G. Behnsen���Division No. 37, Victoria! ,  T.' F. 'Gold, Capitol, Cigar Factory,  Mo. 12, Victoria, B."C.  Harris & Stuart, No. 5���Division No.  38,  Revelstoke. ,    ���    '  J7 Martin, No. 7���Division ��� No. 38,  Sandon.  Fhelin & McDonougta, No. 12���Division' 38, Nelson.  a ��ay-a month, Is the common excuse. It waa what the captato  of a vessel sald-on returning from the voyage he would Insure. But  he never caime back. .Tbe vessel was wwdked; he waa lost; his family  was stranded, too, financially, toy his procrastination.  No other time is equal to the present moment for Ufe Insurance to  cost aind opportunity, and no policies surpass those of the Union  Mutual ln-iprivileges and values.  Details sent free.  I Union Mutual Life InsuranceCo  PORTLAND, MAINE. Incorporated 1848.  Call or write for particulars arid plans  Head Office : 419 Hastings St. W., Vancouver, B.C.  J. E. EVANS, Provincial Manager.  .. GOOD DRESSERS ..  come to us and then it is our duty and pleasure to fulfil,thoir.expectations. We.  are not In business for a day ora month, so you see how necessary lt is for us,  to suit and-salary every man who comes Into our store.  GOOD SUITS, tit);���B13TTE3R SUITS, $13; OUR BEST, from $15 to $20.  ENGLISH FLANNEL .SUITS in navy and white,  hlaelt  and  white,  Rrey  iind light, stripes, some with vests, others with single'-, "breasted   and   double  breasted coats, without   vest.   These goods are manufactured by one ot/ the  best houses  in London,  Eng.    Prices $S.B0 to $12. sv.  , :,CHILDTolDN'S SUITS���We have just opened another.case of Children's  Suits! including the,latest styles In Russian Blouse, Brownie and Norfolk  Suitsi   Come along and have a look anyway.  C1JUBB   &  Telephone 702.  160 Cordova Street.  i n inn  It would be a good idea if the Clt>;  Council would discharge all its committees and appoint itself us a. sort of  standing committee on everything. This  would shut off doing committee work  all over again at the regulnr council  meeting. Another pointer: If the  rules of debate allowing an alderman  to speak ouce only upon a question,  were enforced, it would facilitate mat-  tei-s considerably: ���   WAR CAiSUALTIES.  The wur office has issued a.return  showing the losses since the commencement of the-war until April 30.  The total numlbor is 95,435. Detailed  .statistics are as Follows: Olhcially admitted, 1)5,435; in hospitals : and rest  centres in Bouth Africa (government  (Igures), W,000; colonlial llnvalids, 4,0!HV,  civilian deaths, 2,000; Casualties, including returned invalids, since May 1,  11,000; total, 118,435. In addition, the  Boons captured and .released about H0,-  001) QJritish prisoners.  Alt the b'nl'lol-ibox the workers have  the power; at the bread-box t'he capitalists have the power.  There could ibe no better place selected to demonstrate the "boycott"  than In the ballot box.  There Is more political courage and  manhood in Smith Ciiirti��' little fiiiBOi-  than In, 'Eberts' whole carcass.  yvhe Dunsniiiiir government has elim-  iuated the land bonus from the Canada  Northern job and now G-reenshlelds is  Jiot.  Three things every ���wonkinginan  should Ido: Join his union. ,pay hi3  dues, and educate himself economically  and ipolitically.  One thousand! children! (between the  ages of 6 andi 14 years are employed in  live cotton unills whioh stand -witthin a  mile of the state capital of South Carolina.    The   factories   in,   wlulch Hhese  GOLDEN  GRAINS.  What iv heavy burden is a. name that  fiSiTbecoiiie" famous.���Voltali-e.   UNION BARBER SHOPS.  The following is a coinplete list of  union barber shops in ""amcouver. , Is  your barber on the list?  Elite barber shop,, Ha-stlng-s street.  Bon Ton barber shop, Hastings  street.  i Commercial    Barber   Shop,    Cambie  street.  C.  Ellis,  Cambie street.  Savoy Barber shop, Cordova street.  Smulley's     barber     shop,    Cordova  street.    _  Oyster Bay    barber    slhop,    Carrall  street. ��  Union barber shop, Carrall street.  A. O. McCutcheon, Mount Pleasant.  Boulder, "barber shop, Cordova street.  O.; K. "barber shop, Hastings street,  east, '  . ^mPrTSKr^oni^��.<,n4  ^feam, Oas  and  House Coal  "'     Ol the Following Grado��:  Double Screened Lump,  %, Run. of the Mine,  Waalud Nut and  ,    , Bcreentnue.  BAMUBL M. ROBINB, Superintendent.  BVANB, COLKMAN 4.fcVAIjB, Agents,  VnnrnuviT nity. B.C. ,  The    Raiili-oaU      Telegraphers    says.  "The cost of living among the woi-Keru  of Manhattan Is being 'Investigated by  Wie United States, labor'bureau.    Why  is  it that the working ipcople are always the ones investigated?   Why not  have an Investigation of the living expenses of Carnegie, Rockefeller, 'Morgan, Schwab, and the other great employers .of la.bor'.'   Such data, If given  publicly, would raise such a.furore that  the 'wage-eiii-nei's  employed   by   these  men would have the sympathy of thu  public  when   next  tlhey   asked  for  un  increase in wages of 10 cents 'per day.  Hy all means  let us Investigate what  the employing classes expend for their  'living.   A comparison is only just."  The Hist  Is   the   new   saloon   at  the  corner  of Carrall and Hastings streets.   Case  goods are the best, and the prices 0. K.  Seattle Rainier beer, 5 cents.  If avory.'year we should root out one  vice, we should sooner ihecome perfect  men,.���Thomas 'A. iKempIs.  There nevei- was any party, faction  or sect iin which the imost Ignorant was  not the most violent.���-Pope.  ^;;RACiaC  Understand this iflrnt, last andi always: The world wants the best thing  lt wants your best.���Francis B. "Wil-  lard.  I stund ihero, frlcndR, to urge that a  now leaf be turned over���that the ia  boring class. Instead of Idly., waiting for  better days, shall 'begin at once to discuss tlie means of controlling circumstances and commanding theli- conditions by study, calculation, foresight  nnd union.���Horace Greeley.  UNION BAKETRTES  W. D. Mliir, Mount Pleasant.,  W. Murray, Prior street.  Robt. iMcDonald,    Avenue    Bakery,  Westminster avenue.   ��� /  Montreal 'Baikory,  Westminster avenue.  F. Adams. Scotch Bakery, Bastings  streot.  W. D. Kent, 56 Cordova street.  Toronto Candy Company,    Cordova  street.  J. Oben, Hastings street.  Mlnchen Co.,���; Granville street  Barnwell Bros    _  THERE IS   --.  DANQER  bf Fire or Injury to  Health when you use  "the'. .    ������'. ' _J '  ELECTRIC  LIGHT  .* The price is now  such that almost everybody can afford it.  Once used, always ,  used. Apply at.Office of  ii ft> ft ft  LTD.  Cor.' Carrall and Hastings  Streets.  nnd  seo  LINE  Scenic  Granville street.  Romemiber, -woman    is most perfact  when most womanly.���Gladstone.  Oue greatest slory  is not  In never j ^^ y<m, ,��� ,������.,   _     filling   but In  rising every time we moprow victory will. Mess the banner  falL-Contuciu* *�� your crusadie.^Wazzinl.  Have faith, then, P you who suffer  for the noble cause; apostles of a truth  whioh the world comprehends not;  warriors in the sacred ifight whom it|  yet stigmatises with'the name of rebels!  Tomorrow, perhaps,, this, world, now incredulous or Indifferent, will bow down  Ddfore you in  holy enthusiasm.    "*-  Seymour Streeet,  LOWEST RATES. BEST SERVICE.  To all points In Canada and the United  .Status.  THH FASTEST AND BEST GQUIPPKrD  TRAIN CROSSING THB  CONTINENT.  .    Bailings for Japan and China.  Empress of Japan ..................April 14  Empress of China May  5  Tartar :.....     ...;.........May W  and every  four weeks  thereafter.  Sailings for Honolulu and Australia.  Moana  ........May  2  Mlowera  ....May SO  Aortuigl ............  ..................June 27  ' and every four weeks thereafter.  For further particulars aa to time, rates,  etc., apply to  a J. CO"fIiB, JAS. SCLATEfB;  A, G. P..A... Ticket A��ent, .  ' Vancouver, B. C. / 43S Heetlnga St.  Vancouver, B.C.  Bmfiorterft and Bottl<er��  GOEEAVE.   'PHONE 783.       4  SOLE AGENTS.  mi SATURDAY.  ...MATiti, iM  THE INDEPENDENT.  URQUIUI?T,  Hardware,  Stoves,   Ranges,  35  Hastings  Street East.  Etc.  PATRONIZE HOME  INDUSTRY!  By Smoking  "Kurtz's Own/' "Kurtz's Pioneers," "Spanish Blossom"  Thoy aro tho best in the hind anil made by  Uuion Labor in  KURTZ & CO.'S PIONEER CIGAR FACTORY  VANCOUVER, B. C.  JW~CaU for thorn and see that you get them.  <M>S&8C'PO8Q'W08ft8O$fr8C860ftC6m)><8POC<l(M>B08P0**?ft  WILFRID LAURIER,  STATESMAN.  THE CIVIC SOLONS.  ��� yhere was a full board at last "Mon-  . day night's session of the city council.  T. H. Cross,    secretary   Trades and  .[Labor   courted,   wrote  stating:   that  lt  hail .been   reported   that   the' ibulldliig  Inspector employed . by  the    city has  .  been using his inlluence to Induce men  to .return to work on a founding, which  Jios been adjudged unfair to the Interests of organized labor .by the different  unions affected.   That t'he said lnspee-  ,tor should conllno himself to his own  ��� duties,  and  not interfere in any way  \-with matters which, ure   outside'  the  .business iwhieh the city  has engaged  (him to perform.    Keferred to Iboaid of  works.  "Lionel    Yorke,    secretary    'Brockton  Point Athletic, club, wrote asking for a  . , .   1.1-  meeting of the council, at which- a deputation of hl�� club could .discuss  the  erection and establishment of a gymnasium.    Request granted.  Edivin Mnchln, seoietary library  hoard, wiole that 'the .board's attention ihad been called lo this very serious disregard of the plans under  which the contract for the new library  ���waa awarded. The whole utility and  design being materially interfered with.  Laid over for special meeting of coun-  eil, which .was held after the adjournment.  ��� V. Strauhs wrote "asking permission  to locate a merry-go-round in Stanley  .park.    Iteferred to pailk commlssioneis.  The Trades and Labor council wrote  supporting t'he request of, t^h^i*Cffctv^ir^f  men for an Increase In 'thclr'salai-Tes.  Police committee.''" '���'    ���   ''-   '  D."G-. Illncdonell wrote stating  that  the  title  to Stanley ipark    and iDcad-  .inan's Island was still In litigation, and  .the piospects were that .it .would be for  years to' come.   'I  There is a prospect, however, of get-  "ting   the , whole   matter  settled L amicably, and ai! tnVriglits o't'the dominion and-province In these lilidsjtleedej  to t'he .city, provided it would agrp to  execute a lease  to Theodore Ludgato.  iWould the council be willing to execute  .-such a lease if the city .gets a deed of  the pank and Island from the dominion  .and provincial governments?    A resolution.of .the council was asked for .111  .tlie matter.  Thc report of the fire and police com-  miittee was road. Aid. Brown took decided exception to the following clauss:  "That a special, meeting Ibe called for  "Tuesday next at 3 p. m. to taike ,up the  matter of salaries and in the meantime  .tliat the city-clerk write to--t'h'c chl^f  -of the fire department, Victoria, wilh'a  view to ascertaining the amount of sal-  although recommending tlie completion  of the West End and Westminster avenue sections. He contended that the  question of completing the whole of the  work .Included in tLdt by-law should  be taken up.  Aid. Bethune replied to Aid. Wood by  sta ting that last year's Board of Works  had given them, a" whole'lot of trouble.  First of all, Aid. Wilson came and said  that 'his ward was promisee! tlie llrst  bicycle path this year; then Aid. Foreman came along with the same statement, and now Aid. .Wood said the  same thing. Respecting tlie sew��v  matter, he stated that the Board had  only $11,000 at its disposal, and it could  not do all tlio sewer work with this.  In reply to Aid. Wood, the city solicitor state dthat he could ��� not say offhand whether or not owners of property  Included In tiie Sewage by-law, but  whicli had not yet been Included in the  system would have good grounds for  an action for damages against the oity  on that account.  In reply to Aid. Foreman, the city  solicitor stated that awmiui holding  cattle by a rope and allowing them, to  graze by the roadside was not amenable to the Pound by-law, but would  come under the police jurisdiction on  the matter of street obstruction, If obstruction was caused,  Aid. Brown called attention to a  statement In t'he press and. elsewhere  that the enforcement of the Sunday  Closing    by-law' had'   been'   suddenly  -ill *    I, Ir,  sprung,,qn ,.the,.llc^iic^e-holders^ wlthoi|l,  due notice, they having previously had  a tacit understanding; that,'as long as  things were carried on quietly and orderly  no action would'be  taken.  Mayor Neelands thought that, these  remarks must havo reference to pic-  vlous   yeais..'      .....   !   "Joe" iFortcs was appointed swimming Instructor af Knglish1. Bay for the  season.  Aid. MoGulgan remarked "that Mr.  Fortes should have received the Royal  Hiimanb ,Society Me4al for "saving life.  Aid. 'Foreman favoied paying him  only f23, instead,,ofj-$J0.       ���.)  Aid. Brown Wid ?th!e City can't afford to pay $70 or $S0 a month to teach  people to swim. .Those who want to  learn to swim should pay for.it.  'R. L. Borden, conservative leader, at  Ottawa, said recently, in parliament: '  "I thlruk we should know what policy  Sir Wilfrid Laurier proposes as the -policy of the government with regard to  '1 the subjects which have been men-  ed iby the secretary of state for the  es as iproper subjects for. dlscus-  the coming colonial conference  We .want to know  If the  while claiming for Canada  ver  the expenditures" of  crlal defence,  is or i.s  discuss a system of  Ve iwant   to know  it, while retaln-  control of all  system of  i with the  'mpertal  A.  tlm.  coi'fih.  sion' at  In LoiMfh.  govermsoif"-,.  full  coii'trol' *  Canada far" fmy.  not prepiuiiu"' ��'<>��  Imperial defence'..   ���"���>  whowhe'i- the iroverrame.  Ing for Canada, the' Xi'tl  her public moneys an.f ho.  defence, is prepared to iHactf\  Imperial authority a sysrt��in oi*  'Ike  defence."  ���Sir Wilfrid Lnurier, In. sllatcsii.vrffc.  language,, replied as'follows:-'  It is no use whatever, at fill's StttsSS ^.the circulation of the labor iprftss was!  f��, 'lblecl tlln'*'t would s-tilll further tn-  wlth more damage to the thrower than  the object of their malice. The labor  pi ess is one of the moat effective  , Weapons of Defence  as well as offense and will, If properly  supported, achieve imore good than a  whole corps of lecturers because, as before stated, through It you can reach  thousands that can not be reached in  any other way. Many people are averse  to being approached on the subject of  otgaii'lzallon by nn.Individual aiid are  easily offended when approached, evsin  in the inost friendly and conciliatory  manner, .but many ot these .people :aa  be converted and their .prejudice ov>r-  I'ome toy the judlck.ua use of a few  copies of a labor .paper. I will venture  to assent and wilhoyt feur of contra,  diction that the labor press 'represents  more than half the  Strength of Organized Labor. ,  That Us if there 'had been no labor press  that organized labor would not to-day  be half so stiong as it is; and If this-  is a fact���and we know that it is���  would it not also be.true that if we  had twice as many labor papers, or If  P. O. BOX 2*. ��PHONB 17J.  W. J. MeMILLAN ��> Co.,  Wholesale Agents fob  TUCKET CIGAR CO. UNION LABEL CIGARS |  Brands t  MONOGRAM, MARGUEEITA, BOUQUET,  OUR SPECIAL,    '       EL JUSTILLO,  EL CONDOB, 6ARANTIZAD0S, SCHILLER,  Corner Alexander Street and Columbia Avenue, Vancouver, B. C.  provincial progressive  PARTY.   "  of the proceedings, standius' on Che  floor of the Canadian parliament," if  try to deceive ourselves as to wh'at ls  intended 'by the suibject of imperial defence. If it lie Intended? simply ���iff discuss what .part Canada Is prepared to  talke in hei- own defence, .the land ln  whioh we were born, to which we owe  our allegiance, in -whlcli all Hie .horses  of oui- people are centered, certainly  wo are always prepared to discuss that  suibject. Nor do we 'believe we need  any prompting in the matter, or that  our attention should ibe specially called  to it. Even this very session the government has given its pleds'e to the  house that it Is .prapared to consider  and, to the fullest extent, carry out  its duty on this score, aiid in that do  claration t'he government'received the  support of .both sides of the 'house. But  there Is a scliool abroad, a school in  England and Canada, a school which  Is, perhaps, represented on the floor if  this parliament, which wants to bring  Canada Into Vie vortex of militarism,  which is now the curse and blight of  Europe. 1 am not prepared to endoise  any suifli policy. But Hie Canadian'  delegates will gh-a a respectful hearing  to ��.11 the(,(\ropo.silioiis that may _b��  made, and lt Js.,!n this spirit I speai,  and speak will) rpand,or." t���  VALUE OF THE LABOR PRESS  iiries 'paid   to each.! grade  of  firemen  from the'chief doM-n."   'He said.when  I i '  llie council met 'he wanted it to fix the  whole of the salaries. '  Aid. Mcfiuigan objected to tlie resolu-  iiioi�� of the Committee re the night-  watchmen/ . Instead of adopting their  resolution he suggested as an amendment that the two 'watchmen In question, Purdy and Calbick, be taken on  . -the force again.   Aid. Wylie stated that the offer of  .Uie .two lots adjoining, the Police'Station for J2,600was referred to the Council'With" the recommendation that'it  .be purchased.    ��� '   "s;      ���  Aid.' Wood did' not understand the  thing ot springing oil!,the.Council .of  buying two lots. , There was nbj'.neccs-  ���.slty for It so long us the ipresciit buildings were "being used. The Chairman  *>f the finance committee can get the  money If'he jwants to, and 1f not, he  .can do the other thins.  Upon the reading of tho'roport of the  Board of "Works, 'Aid.' Wood referred to  .the'fdct that the ^board wns .'.dealing  very, liberally .with ,blcycle path mat-  .ters,.but he failed.to see any action being taken In. regard tothc promised bl-  ���cycle' path on' 'Westminster ' hvenue,  from Harris street to,Seventh avenue.  He also stated that the pa th'at'present  on Westminster-avenuei was in a very  bad' state of repair,        ���' ���  He also pointed out that-.although the  lioard had takfen up ' the 'question >>f  completing the sewer system Jncluded  in the'last Sewage hy-law,'it had'fallcd  to consider the Mount Pleaearid 'section,  Aid. iMcQuoen brought UP the Closing  by-law again1, by moving that the bylaw, as amended at tho last meeting of  the Council, be further amended liy  changing the houra of. (dosing from 12.30  to 0 a.m., to 1 to 5 a.m.', and also that  thc clause referring it to the electors to  be voted upon by them-be struck out.  Aid. Bethune seconded'the motion.  On the vote being taken, it resulted  In a tie, those In favor of the amendment beingAld. McQueen, Wylie, Beth-  unepBrown and 'Foreman.' .  '-T.   ���"  ���  The nays were Aid. Wood," McGuigan,  Wilson,. Blackmore . and   Cook."  His Worship gave the.casting, vote  ln favor of. the', amendment, and the  by-law passed Its third reading.  Aid. McQueen gave notice that at tiie  next meeting he would introduce a by-  law-to-re-ari-ange-the-wai-d.i.��ystem_of_  the City; also'a by-law for the wholesale beer and spirit licences.  ' . . TTOjLETS REPORT.  Mr. Ben Tillett was one of the labor  delegates despatched by. Sir, Alfredi  Jones to Canada and the United States  to report outwork ami wages. He has  Just handed m his report. Mr. Tillett  says: "1 nbtlrcd on the other side a  very .buoyant .and hopeful demeanour  on the part of the [wonkers, a frank  and more business-like relationship between capl'tul and labor Hum obtains  at home, trade unloiilHmi becoming a  rapidly-growing force, 600,000 memlbers  having been added to 'the unions Inst  year. Ameitlonn employers nre more  selentlfienlly uiethodlcnl In" the use of  productive facilities, and the American  wonker lias not, like his British  brother, to give a maximum service for  a minimum .wage. Whereas in this  country, the highest quality, and skill,  ami enongy is claimed by employers to  constitute average anility, superior  proficiency in America receives extra  remuneration."  Advertise ta Tbe Iadcpen&nt.  By OI. II. Wihittoker. >  "���  The value of the labor press cannot1  bo overestimated; in fact Its value' is  inestlmaihle, for as education and enlightenment gives strength .to a nation,  so does it also to t'he Iaboij momemen*;.,  You cannot measure a nation's poivir.  b.v its resources, jbji^jby its knowledge  of how- to use its resources. Soine(ot"  tlift>siivagQ states of Africa are as rich  In natural lesouices as is this country,  butjln a/ponflict between equal number  of our troops and the savages, mai;k  the easy victory of the soldiers, and  ivhy? (Because of their superior Intelligence and discipline. It Js thus also  in the commercial world. The educated and trained mindVis victorious over  the ignorant. The same rule holds  good with organized labor. The nioiv  Intelligent,  and    ���     '    '  The Better They Understand  the conditions and resources, the better  they are trained in all the moves necessary to success in carrying on or inaugurating .a movement for higher  wages or better conditions, the surer  they are ot success. The labor press is  the educator along these lines Just as  the political'press.Is the educator in  politics and' the daily press is the educator on .general topics and conditions  of trade, commerce and national doings. And the labor press does still  more than this. By getting it clrculat-  ed*amongst-the-'u'noiig'an!ised-and_un'her.  llevers,, it teaches them w'herein they  nre wronged, opens their eyes and understanding to the rights and wrongs,  and tlle true conditions of the wonkers,  and ,gets them Interested In the movement and adds them to the ranks at  organized labor. It reaches thousands  that can never be Induced to come to  a meeting tbecnuse of  Blind'Prejudice,  and who could not be reached Un any  other way. By lircuhiting the lnbor  press It also reaches many of Wie business and' professional nien and manufacturers and overcomes their prejudice, which comes mostly from Ignorance ot the subject and It makes many  friends out of former enemies. And,  again, in a community where there Is  a labor paper published, It has a very  noticeable effect'on the "dally press.  They do not publish so many' damaging misrepresentations of the acts of  organized labor or of,,cond,Uions which  cause the trouble between employer  and employee; because they 'know that  the laibor press wllll publ'sto, the_ facts  and: their' roiss'tat'emientij Wil haVe' the  effect   of   a   .boomerang and .rebound  ei'ifi*. ~�� our strpnff"i In a like proportion?' , To my mm<1 tlle value, of the labor pre*.' is inestimable and whenever  the laiborsV realize this fact and sup-  poft the LiiOV' P1*885 ln Preference to  the plutocratic V-tpltallstlc ipapers there  will 6e" suc/lr s uvev u.'eion of sentiment in  favor of thu- 'famdu.ci>rs of the wealth  that no power will, be able to long  withstand it. 1YW IhUor "press lis the  backbone of organized" .labor. Let us  stand by the labor jiress and not allow- our back-bone to fee broken.  THE COAST.  The Juno irumfbcr of (he -Coast, of  Scuttle, has arrived. This monthly  magazine is cne of the best ini the  west. Among the contents of tilt' curl-cut issue are the follovlhig: "Back- "n  Twenty Minutes," by 'See M. 'Smo'of-;  "A Western Man" in the East;" "The  Test of Psycometry," by W. S. Haskell; some very interesting original  stories and cements.  SALMAGUNDI.  ��� Tlie callousness' and even the" grim  humor of condemned criminals is well  exemplified 'by the following stoiy: On  walking to tl^e scaffold in solemn procession, an old countiy criminal once  culled to the governor of the prison:  ''Just oblige me, gmv'nor," he said, ".by  telling me the day o' the week?"  "i.Monday!" answered the surprised  governor. ".Monday!" exclaimed the  prisoner, in disgusted tones. "Well,  this 'ero's ��, fine 'way of beginning a  week, ain't it?" 'Aind he marched on  wilh disgust imprinted"on every HiVe  in his face. '       "."        '"' ��� '  A passenger on tlie Falrview tram,-  car remarked to Conductor Pearey at  the end of his usually fast run: "Thai  was a very long graveyard we passed  through." "GraveyardI" said the other,  in surprise. "We haven't come through  any graveyard." "Oh, yes, we have!"  replied the passenger. "Where all  those tombstones were in a row." "Oh,  those weren't tombstones!" j-ejollneil  the worthy conductor. "They were  telephone poles."  Little Willie���"Say, pa, what's  crank?" Pa���"A crank, my son, is a  specialist In any line in which you are  not interested."���Chicago Daily News.  "And do they nover quarrei?" asked  the girl in white. "Never," replied the  girl in blue. "Thon, what's the use of  being engaged?"���Post.  Gayman���"I wanted to thanlk you for  the handvome beer-mug you senfTon  my ibliithday." Mrs. Goodart���"Of  course, you'll understand I meant it to  be used only as an ornament." Gay-  man���"Oh, 'my wire keeps it full for  ine nil the time." Mrs. Goodart���"She  doesn't, really?" Gayman���"Ties, full  of temperance tracts."'���Press.  Mrs. Parke���"What ktnld1 of servants  do you prefer���white or blaok, Irish or  Genmwn?"' Mrs. Lane���"I've gotten beyond that. I'm looking for servants  that prefer me."���Puck.  COnvfct���"Ah, mum! it I'd only got  do girl 1 .loved I never would hev come  to such an end ns dls." Philanthropist���"You would not?" Convict���"No,  mum. 'She 'killed de guy dnt got hor In  lesH'n'two weeks after de ceremony."  ���Judge.  "De water-cure is soiiieting dat's got  to be flopped," exclaimed 'Meandering  Mike. "It's too cool and unusual to  be stood." "Do you know what it is?"  asked Plodding Pete. " 'Course. I've  ���heen froo It. I hadn't been In jail fifteen minutes befoie dey make me take  a bath."���Wathlnffton Star.  Following is the platform adopted at  the Kamloops convention of the Pio-  vlnclal Progressive party: '   ���       '  That this party lays It down as a  first principle that they will nominate,  endorse or suppoit only such men us  will place their signed, undated, resignation in the hands of the convention  which .nominates or endorses them;  that this resignation be sworn to; that  this resignation may be handed in to  the Heutenant-governor ln council  whenever a majority of the convention  shall consider such action advisable.  1. That we gradually abolish all taxes  on the producer and the products of  the pioducer, shifting them on land  values.  2. Government ownership of railways  and all means of communication.  3. That the government establish and  operate smelters amd refineries to treat  all kinds of minerals.  4. That the franchise be extended to  women. j  3. The abolition of property qualifications for all public offices.   ,  0. Farn* improvements, implements  and stodkr not to be taxed, and wild  lands to be assessed at the price asked  for them by speculative holders.  7. No land -or cash subsidies. Lands  to be held for the actual settlor.  S. Ten-per cent, of all public lands  to be immediately set aside for educational purposes and education of all  children' up to the age of 16 yeaa-s to  be free, secular and compulsory, text  books, meals and clothing to be- supplied out of the public'funds'wiiere  necessary.  9. Compulsory arbitration of labor  disputes.  10. Restriction cf Oriental immigration "by a law on the lines of the Natal  act, and if, said law be disallowed, it  be repeatedly re-enacted until the eni  sought is attained.  11. That to protect: us from Asiatics  already in tho province the government  insert a clause in ill private acts to  this effect: "This act shall be null and  void if the .company falls to enter Into  an agreement 'with the-'governhieht as  to conditions of construction' and' operation," and'that'the house pass a  resolution to .prohibit the employment  of Asiatics on all franchises granted  by the provincial house.  12. Conservation of our foiest riches,  pulp land leases to contain a provision for re-foresting so as to produce  a perennial revenue and make pulp  manufacture a growing and permanent  industry.  . 13. That the act compelling: the scaling of logs by government scalers be  enforced. '  14. Absolute reseivation from sale or  lease of a certain part of each known  coal area, so that state owned mines,  if necessary, may be easily possible In  the future.    All coal leases or grants  hereafter made to contain, a provision  enabling the  government    to    flx the  price of coal loaded on cars or vessels  i  for shipments to B. C. consumers.  15. Municipalization and public control of the liquor traffic.  Union Directory.  THE VANCOUVER TRADES AND  Labor Council meets first and thirt  Thursday in each month, at 7:30 p. m.  iTesldont, W. J. lamrick; vice-president.  I'. J. Russell; secretary, T. H. Croso; financial secretary, J. T. LUlcy; treasurer..  C. Crowder; sergeant-at-arms, a J.  Salter; statistician, J. H. Browne.  JOURNEYMEN BARBERS' INTERNATIONAL UNION, No. 120-Presldeut;  G. W. Isaacs; vice-president, Fred Haw;  corresponding - financial secretary, J. A-  Stewart, 61 Cordova 6t; recorder, CL Ol,  Morgan; treasurer, E. Morgan; guide, N.  A. Bradley; guardian, P. J. Bennett;  delegates to T. & L. Council: G. W.  Isaacs and Fred. Haw. Meets first and  third Wednesdays of each month- Ib  Union Hall.  COOKS, WAITERS AND WAITRESSES*  Union, Local No. 2S. President, Wm.  Bllender; vice-president, W. W. Nelson;  recording secretary, Miss Adella Oon-  nant; financial secretary, J. H. Perkins;  treasurer, Wm. Bllender. Meeting every  Friday at S.30 p. m. in Union Hall, corner  Homer and Dunsmuir streets. /*���?  VANCOU'R, TYPOGRAPHICAL UNrON',  No. 22G meets the last Sunday Jn each  month at Union Hall. President, C a  Campbell; vice-president, W. J. McKay;  secretary, S. J. Gothard, P. O. Box Si;  treasurer, Geo. Wilby; sergeant-at-arms,  A. F. .Arnold: executive committee, OB*.  XV. Fowler, G. E. Plerrott. W. Brand,  Robt. Todd; delegates to Trades ana  Labor Council, XV. Brand, S. J. Gothard.  F. Fowler: delegates to Allied Trades  Council. F. A. Fowler, XV. 3. McKay antf  C. J. Marshall.  STREET RAILWAY MEN'S UNK>I*-f/".  Meets second and fourth Wednesday ot",,  each month, In Sutheilaml Hall, corner*  Westminster Avenue and Hastings Street  at S p.m. President!, H. A. McDonaldj  v^ce-presldent, John Gardiner; secretary*.  A. G. Perr>; treasurer. H. V.-inderwalkerr  conductor, Geo. LcnJesty: warden, D.  Smith; sentinel. J. Dnbbcrley; delegate*  to Trades anil Labor Council: H. A. McDonald, J. C. Barton, C. Bennett, Robt.  Brunt and A. G. Perry-  UN1TDD BROTHERHOOD OF CARPENTERS nnd Jolneis���Meets every  second and fourth Thursday in Union  Hall, mom No. 3. President, G. Dobbin;  vice-president. J. M. Sinclair; recording-  secretary, AV. T. MacMullen; financial  secretary, H. S. Falconer; treasurer, 3.  Ferguson: conductor. R. MaeKenzie; "war-  d��i, J. MoLeod; delegates to T. and I*.  council, Robt. Macpherson, G. Dobbin, J.  M.  Sinclair.    TEAAua MINERS' UNION, No. IIS, W.  F. M., meets every Saturday at 7.30 p.m.  ln Forcsteis' h.ill, Van Anda. President,  R. Aitken; vice-president, C. A: MelvlU*;  secretary, A. Raper. Van Anda, B. C;  treasurer, H. V. Price: conductor, P.  Burt:1 warden, John  Llnklater.  INTBRNAITONAL ASSOCIATION" OF  3Iaehlnlsts.-Be.iver Lodge, No. 183.���  Meets second and fourth' Wednesday ln  each month in Union'hall. President, 3.  Arnell"; vice-rresiiVent, J. R. Edward9;  recording secretary. A. J. Thirtlo,' address,  Vancouver P. O.: financial secretary, H.  J. Llttller, 573 Hastings street; east;  treasurer, E. Tlmmms: conductor, 8. H.  BossIsstow;'-guard, P. Coughlin.   .-  'JOURNEYMEN BAKERS ANDi CON"-  FBCTMONERS' International Union o*  America. Local No. JO. Vancouver, B. '  C. President, Wm. ,H. Barnes; vic��-  presldont. Fred. 3ay: recording secretary,  Sam Walker, 1W2 Seaton-' street;- financial secretary, N. McMtillin, St. George  street. Mount Pleasant; treasurer; W. A.  Woods. ^2; ..  CTtGAiRlMAICERS* UNION ,NO.- SOT���  Meets thc tlrst Tuesday in eachimontlr  in Union Hall. President, A.' Koehei;  vtce-presldont, P. Crowder: secretary,  S: Thomas, Jr., 148 Cordova street- west;  treasurer 9. W. Johnson; sergeant-at-  arms, J. W. Brat; delegates to- Trade*  and Labor Council, J. Crow, C. Crowder,  C _Nelson. ; '_���   BROTHERHOOD OF PAINTERS^ AND  DECORATORS, Local Union No. 138.  Meets every Thursday in Labo-r H&R.  President, W. Favier; vice-president, "W.  Halliday: recording secretary; E. CruSb. '  7K7 Eighth avenue, west; tinaiiciiU secre-r  tary, A. Gothard. S23 Howe street; trcas-  tirer, H. MoS'orley. -.   JOURNEYMEN TATLORS* UNION OF  AMERICA, 'No. ITS ��� Meets aHenraSa  Mondays In room 1, Union Hall. President, F. Williams; vlce-prcsidsnt, Cbao.  WhaJen; recording secretary, H. 0. Bur-  ritt; financial' secretary, Walfred Larson;  treasurer, W. W. Toombs; sorgeant-at-  arms,  J.   MdPhcrson.        THE    RETAIL'  CLERKS' ' INTERNATIONAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION  meets  In  O'Brien's Hall,   th��  first  auS'"'-'  third Tuesdays of each month.    D. Mc-;.,,,  twin,   president; XV.  3.  Lamrick,  score- '  tary,  IMS Princess street,  labor ..galley 7.  V'AINCOUVR FISHEU'MEN'S UWKMfc  No. 2.  'Meets  in Labor Hall, Homer-  street. Satin day, .May 31st, at S p.  nt  Steve   Dames, president;    Chas.   Dnr- '  ham, secretary pro tem.  16. The right to a referendum where  a valuable subsidy or franchise Is to  be conferred.  17. That all transportation companies  be compelled to .give free transportation to merrfbers of the legislative assembly and supreme court and county  judges.  IS. Election day to be a public holiday, and provision made thnt every  employer shnll be free from service at  least four consecutive hours during  polling time. '  INTERNATJON'AL-.BROTHiERIHOOrS-  OF Electrical Workers, Vuncouver  Local 213.���'Meets second and! fourth  Tuesday in Union hall, room,No." *.  President, Geo. Cowling^ vice-president,  R. P. Ii-.win; recording secretary, A'. J>.  Hotson, <JJ,"> Richards street? financial  s-ecretnry, John Dublwrly.���  ipoooooeoaooooaoeaoacg  DELICIOUS WINE  Made Exclusively b-rom b. C. Fruit.  FRESH CUT FLOWERS.   UNTON-MADE  DOMESTIC CIGARS.  The Independent wants a report of  each union meriting and n��riri��'o6n<1i"t,Ti-V"  lnlg (the members of every organization.  Sutoh reports and news will do much to  sustain and create Interest la the organization). Secretaries are ��rpeolally  urgdd to eend in these reports, trait  dwj from any memiber ot an organi-  ^atkm win b�� n^oetved with pJeasura.  C. Ellis, corner Gambia and Cordova streets, is tho place you can get  your hair cut in an artistic manner.  He who can conceal his joys Is greater than he who can hide his griefs.--.  Lavator.       _, .   _/ �����  When makiiw a trip around tho  Pait call .on  ioocooocoao  Subscribe  for the  $ B .25 per Year  . / MARY EMMA WOO LEY..  She Is the Yonnsest Womnn College  President In the World.  ' Miss Mary Emma Wooley. who assumed the presidency of Mount llol-  yoke college. In Massachusetts, ut the  ago of thirty-five yenrs, I.s the youngest  woman college president In the' world.  Few'women have had a more thorough  courso of educational training tliun lias  Miss Wooley. She took a |iri'p:iiator.v  course of study In the high schools of  Providence anil Mentha seminary.  Then she graduated frnm I'rnwn nud  Amherst colleges, winning laurels In  every study. She entered IliOwn university in 1801. when the question of  co-education was being agitated, and  was one of the llrst two women to receive its degree of ii. A.J  During her postgraduate course at  Brown she made a special study of his-  PRESIDENT WOOLEU.''  tory. She also devoted a largo part of  her time to languages���Latin, ('reck,  Hebrew aud Gorman���In wliich she received the degree of Lilt. D. and in  1900 L. II. D. at Amherst..,  Previous to hor presidential appointment she was for live years a member  of Wcllesloy faculty, being the head of  the department of Biblical history and  literatui-o. When at Welli-sley. slio  took an important part iii the administration of college affairs.  Miss Wooley was a pioneer in profit-  'lng b.v the opening of tlio colleges for  the higher education of women and in  her own person has demonstrated the  success of this movement.  She has always endeavored by her  work and literary efforts to promote  advanced education for her Osox at  home urid nboad and to that end is one  of the most important members of the  Rhode Island Society For Collegiate  Education For Women.  The Modern Restless Girl.  Tliere was a time wlien sweet and  twenty used to be considered typical  lightheadedness, mirth and innocent  merriment. Girls of this ago were sup;  posed to liave hearts of feather weight;  to them all tho world was young. A  life was clear nnd bright, everything  wns novel, and what perhaps was  grandest of all was their large nnd un-  dimmnd faith in everybody nud everything.  Girls had nt all times their faults, of  course, though they were no less lovable and sweet and charming on that  account, but there seems ou the part  of the modern girls a tendency to despair and mope which their predecessors never displayed. The fault Is not  altogether theirs. Their mothers are  most to blame for it they in turn being  the victims of that spirit of unrest  which pervades modern life.  As a matter of fact, the girl of the  period is overfed with excitement, and  then, like the littlo boy at the school  treat, she cries because she cannot have  more. Perpetual change is what she  wants. She wants to shirk nil the duties that girls of other generations accepted as a matter of course and in  which they found rest���the duties, for  example, of home life.  Tbe thoughtful mothers must teach  their daughters to secure happiness in  the simple joys of life at home and ln  -the dutles_whlch_belong tp womanhood.  Nothing Lllre n Couch.  A feminine authority on houso furnishing has recently dell cored herself  as follows: "A room without a couch  of some sort is only half furnished.  When the lm.nl throbs and the soul  yearns only for endless, dreamless  rest, ten minutes' respite on a couch  "tbnt Qts' means physical nnd mental  salvation. A comfortable, convenient  sofa Is a positive means of grace.  Tliere Isn't a doubt that the need of a  nap ls often mistaken for a longing to  die.  "In nearly every reception or living  room, of course, there Is un article of  furniture that answers to the name of  sofa,, but It Is not worth the space It  covers or tho time taken to keep It In  ���order, so far ns real comfort Is concerned. The rnison d'etre of the two  armed velvet tufted yard and a quarter  sofa continues to be ns much of a mystery to me ns the domestic economist's  motive in purchasing those limber legged, carpet faced -Ifi degree lounges one  sees 'marked down' In front of cheap  furniture houses. To mnke a homo truly homelike give uie the broad, low.  hospitable much, whose very presence  Is nn Invitation, a benediction, a delight."  Celnir n flood flontcni.  A woman may possess wealth untold.  she may have uie Kindest of hearts and  the hi-h-'hu-si '���! minds, but unless she  |.-i.:  !il!,M'iii;e  ei.nifdl  of    her   feelings  there will be some time in her careei  ns hostess thnt she will display annoyance or flurry, and the contngion,  spreading to her guests, will die oui  In an undisguised failure.  A model hostess must to nil appearances be made of stone, so far as disagreeable happenings are concerned.  Kven though a guest or careless waiter  Inadvertently breaks a bit of china  which can never lie replaced, she must  smile as though the loss of tho whole  set would but emphasize the pleasure  of the evening. Her well bred calm inspires her guests with n feeling of confidence, and, though In her heart she  may be very dubious about certain important details of her dinner or dance.  If slip docs, not show her anxiety everything will pass off to a happy conclusion.  A flurried hostess or nervous host  whose countenance but badly conceals  llie worry felt can do more toward  making tho guests uncomfortable than  If the soup were served stone cold and  the salad dressing was lAilned by a too  bountiful quantity of vinegar. An imperturbable calm and a ready tact nre  the two important'factors in tho making of n model hostess.  The Use of Peroxide.  Peroxide is antiseptic and healing.  Its blenching qualities malic it feared  by the average woman. In the bauds  of those who are familiar with its virtues and the many uses to wliich it can  bo put it is most excellent. Haw flesh  will heal quickly under ils magic  touch, nnd pimples will disappear  without leaving scars.' A weak solution suitable for toilet purposes can  be purchased' hy the ounce, but unless  It is kept in a dark colored bottle and  away from the light It loses some of  its power. Sonic women prefer 1o buy  it in sealed packages and full strength  and dilute it one-third with water  whon using it.  It can bo applied to any part of the  skin, but should be kept away from  eyebrows, lashes and hair about tho  f.-'jo because of' its bleaching power.  For siipeiiliious hair upon the skin it  can lie used with prolit. as it takes out  the color by repeated application and  wlien used often enough will weaken  tho hair.  Kllntnkefi In Famishing*.  An error whicli the inexperienced  houso furnisher often makes Is to put  two reds of different tones in rooms  that open into each other. A hall, perhaps, will have terra cotta on the  walls, and tliere will bo red in the dining room to which it leads. This is  wrong. Put a negative color on the  hall, a tone of buff'or mastic, with a  small broken figure in self tones, that  there may be no suggestion or strong  contrast to the rod of tho adjoining  room. If blue is to bo used in the dining room, not too light a yellow may  be put on the hall. It is these jarring  arrangements in adjacent rooms that  may destroy wholly an effect in either  apartment that by itself or properly  complemented;; would bo altogether  charming.  Dishcloths.  The modern housekeeper understands  that rags for a. dishcloth aro neither  cleanly; nor profitable. The shreds get  into the plumbing, often with expensive effects, and a dishelolh so worn  that it will hot bear regular laundering  In the weekly wash is one that cannot  receive proper care. In all well regulated houses dishcloths are ns distinct and  separate a provision of tho household  economy as napkins or pillowcases.  Material for the purpose Is sold in the  shops, and tho cloths should be hemmed as carefully as any bit of tho  household linen.  Room Doom.  It Is a mistake, according to an nrtist,  to discard doors too generally in a suit  of apartments, replacing them with  portieres. Retain some of them and,  where it seems possible, hang a picture  on one or decorate it with a brass ornament or two set above. In using  the portieres, too, do not have them all  hanging In straight lines. Introduce  one or two soft silk hangings that may  be looped back to break the monotony.  Chafed Skin.  The constant chafing of the skin hy  clothing, as the rough edge of a neckband, may cause an eczema on tho  tender skin of a child most difficult to  cure. The cure Is the removal of the  cause of irritation and a liberal use of  healing ^powdcr.._Applications should  he frequent until the skin is healed.  Keeping Foods.  Food articles that are damp should  never he left in ordinary paper. I'aper  is made of wood pulp, rags, glue, lime  and similar substances'Intermixed with  acids and chemicals. When damp, it  should not bo allowed to come Into  contact with things that are to bo  eaten.  An Anil Sieve.  A good substitute for an nsb stove is  a piece of hoard placed on a slant  ngulnst the wall. Throw the nshes upon this, and the fine material will adhere to It, while the iinburnt coal will  roll down to the bottom anil oil at thr  sides.  A harmless and cleanly wny to drlvi  nway mice Is to saturate a cloth with  cayenne pepper In solution and stulT It  Into the hole. Dry cayenne thrown  about will keep ants and roaches awny.  Nice tablecloths and napkins should  not.be allowed to become much soiled,  so that they will' require vigorous rubbing with soap or in hot water.  To stop shoes creaking pour a little  linseed oil on a disband place the soles  of the shoes In It over night  Woman's honor Is nice as ermine���  will not bear a soil.���Dryden.  DRESS ACCESSORIES.  Trifles  Which   Every  Well  Dressed  "Woman  Should Faucu,  Many are the dainty tr'fles which increase the tiennty of a costume. Collars of pearls are still ns stylish as  ever, and a single string of them Is  worn looped over the top of the collar.  Dog collars madC)Of strands of tho narrowest ��� velvet ribbon are smart add'  PBOST FOI'. VELVET COSTCME.  tions to a decollete gown. Tho ribbons  are held together by jeweled slides to  match the ribbon.  Huge jeweled flowers are taking the  place of tlie omnipresent rosetle.  Wreaths of baby roses a no worn by  those who arc still young, and tliey  givc'-.i quaint look to a pretty face.  Hunches of marabou feathers are  smart for matrons. Draperies of jeweled tulle are held together b.v jeweled  buttons and form smart evening sleeves  p:i dinner and dancing frocks. l(  Smart sashes of Persian chiffon or  panne hnvo tlie ends embroidered with  black lace butteiilies, aial the girdle  proper is run through slides of jet.  Many fancy fronts aro being worn  .villi dressy tailor nindcs. One of the  prettiest of those is shown In the illustration. It is mnde of pale blue chiffon ovcr liberty satin. The square yoke  Is collnrless. and from this three bands  of guipure run the length of the waist.  There is a yoke of tucks, and the fullness is held into a folded licit of pale  blue velvet. Ji;uio Chollet.  EVENING GOWNS.  Lent and Floner Pc-sicns Ornament  the Kieliest of Tlirm.  Handsome gowns nre made of white  and black inoiisseline de sole. A favorite way of trimming the white  gowns consists of stampiug them with  OF WHITE AND SILVER.  flornl deslgni. These designs nre outlined witli silver spangles, and tlio Inner shading Is doue with washes of  gray water color. This gives a vory  shimmering and dainty effect. A gown  recently made by Worth for Minnie  Maddern Klske carried out this Idea.  It was relieved by touches of turquoise  blue liberty satin.  The beautiful .evening gown In the  Illustration Is made of sheer white all  over lnce. It has two linings, tlio upper one of mousscllne and the under  one of taffeta. The skirt and waist aro  covered with leaf applications of black  mousscllne outlined b.v silver spangles.  Thc'stems joining these leaves are also  of silver spangles. Hero and there Is  plncctl �� fluffy, pule yellow rose made  out of chiffon, with a Dower center.  Tho belt is' of folded panne., The  sleeves reach to the elbow and consist  of two small shoulder capes, into which  nre gathered soft transparent pulTs of  mousseline.    , Juiuc Chollet.  DRESS TRIFLES.  Parasols, Tea Jackets nnd Embroidered Waistcoats.  Tarasols Can be bought almost foi  nothing at this time of the year. White  sunshades nre always fashionable, nnd  Persian patterns promise lo be all the  style.  Tea jackets are very fashionable in  the marquis style with embroidered  waistcoats, and embroidering these  coiisiitutcg.in dainty bit of fancy work.  Those embroidered waistcoats arc also  much used with tailor mades wliich  have open front Jackets.  Several well known society women  have the pretty fad of always wearing  n certain kind of llower no matter what  time of the year it is. This Idea can  be carried out by Iho girl in moderate  circumstances if sho uses artificial  ilowcrs on her evening dresses. It is a  chic French notion to loop in ribbons  or silver cord with the flowers, nud a  WOIIII IN "FKOCKS AND FEILLS."  dainty bunch of artlilcial blossoms' so  arranged goes far toward renovating  an old evening dross.  The creation in tlio sketch is worn in  "Frocks and Frills." It is an empire  robe of black point d'esprit ovcr silver  gauze, with an applique of ivy leaves  in cut out velvet. The gown is finished  at the bottom with masses of pink chiffon frills and chiffon roses. The littlo  simulated bolero is of drawn and wired  silk, a couple of pink tulle rosettes being placed immediately in front, from  which depend littlo tassels.  Judic Chollet.  SEPARATE WAIST8.  They Are Marvels of Daintiness and  Are "Worn With Velvet-Skirts.  Irish lace is being much revived, and  hot merely the fine specimens, but all  manner of crochets, coarse alike and  fine. The fish net laces are being much  used for evening gowns,"nnd they are  enriched with wonderful applications  EVENING GOWNS.  Floral   TrlniinlncH   Combined   Wllh  l.ncc mill Uililion.  The evening sleeve of the moment ls  a matter of taste. It is mado wilh one  single puff to tho elbow or tight lilting  a la Mario Antoinette with a frill.  Somo sleeves are composed of seven or  eight accordion plaited frills. On many  gowns there nre no sleeves at all, only  shoulder straps composed of jeweled  chains or ropes of flowers.   If a worn-  11UFFLED DANCING F110CK.  of all sorts. The coarse, rather open  patterns of lace mako most effective  blouses ovcr a soft lining of pule colored liberty satin or chiffon.  Oue of the latest ball gowns ia shown  in the picture. It'Is made of pule yellow chiffon dotted In silk. The entire  costume, both waist and skirt, is laid  In tiny ruffles edged with the narrow-  est silver ribbons. There is a sush of  pale yellow liberty satin aDd a huge  i shaded yellow poppy forms a corsage  ornament. The dress is mado up over  pale yellow net, which allows tho occasional gleam of a satin lining. Tl>��  skirt has a wide flounce added Invisibly beneath the ruffles to give the proper flare about the feet.  JtlDIC CllOLT.ET.  ������ 6   FANCY DRESS MATERIALS.  FOn A YOL'NQ OIKIi t  an" limTg'ood'liiiiisrslio'should display  them; if not, tlicre are transparencies  of chiffon and sheer effects.  Frocks of gray chiffon are worn by  those who are in half mourning and  by many wlio are not. There seems to  be a craze Just now for these soft pale'*  gray frocks. Thoy are relieved with  violets or pale blue flowers.  Floral trimmings are much the style  nnd with dainty touches of' lace and  ribbon form admirable trimmings for  evening frocks. Roses, tuberoses and  orchids are made so natural thnt they  almost defy detection.  The French dress In the illustration  is of pale yellow mousscllne. Tho  skirt has a double tunic effect, the edge  of each tunic being embellished with a  hand painted design. Tho decollete  waist is held In place by narrow straps  of velvet, nnd the half sleeves are of  lnce and inoiisseline. There Is an odd  tunic overdress effect of crenm guipure  laco. Tho cot-sage is daintily finished  with n cluster of tinted yellow blossoms. Judio Chollet.  Japanese ns Wnllcers.  A great walking competition ln Tokyo, in which most of'the competitors  were jlmikisha 'mou, resulted in a  fiasco, none of Hie men completing the  minimum of seventy miles. This excited some surprise, ns the jiiuikishn  men have Immensely developed legs.  The result Is attributed to their want  of staving power.  Far  Ordinary   Wear Jfnlry  Weaves  and Zlliellnc* Arc  Ultra Smart.  There is n great variety in fancy  cloths this winter, especially in long,  hairy materials, whicli arc made with  Iho idea of imitating fur as much as  possible. Some are spotted with what  Is known ns the snow effect, others aro  striped, nnd still others are quite plain,  blue, deep red and gray being the favorite colois. Plain faced cloth, however, has more adherents, especially  among stout women, as hairy mate  rials increase the size of the figure.  Zlbeline lias now assumed a zebra-  like appearance In blue and black. Its  only.trimming Is white passementerie  buttons, which nre placed in three  rows down the waistcoat or chemisette  under tlie coat, Jacket, bolero or bodice.   A recent costume made of I hit)  CHILD'S PAItTT DIIESS.  cloth had a short round Eton, with the  belt and strappings of-bluo pnnno  heavily stitched on In yellow silk. Tho  Bklrt. which was walking length, Just  escaped the ground. Blouses. with  bishop sleeves arc worn beneath tho  jacket of those short suits.   '  The drossy child's frock ln the illustration ls made of pale blue loulslno  silk. The -waist has a yoke mado of  lnce insertion and tucks, and tbo  sleeves nro also of the tucking nnd  insertion. The rest of the waist is of  the plain silk, with two rows of lnce  falling In cascade's down tho front.  The belt Is of stitched ribbon, with a  laco; rosette directly in front. . The  skirt ls'lald' In pin tucksuntll It nearly  reaches the knees, where it is allowed  to Hare. A small rufllo around the bottom further completes the fluffy effect     ,i Junto Cholijct.  KipR Little  S&��ifOLKS  -A. DANCING MAN.  flow Yon Can Mako One Ont ot Soft  Pine  Wood.  Get out your JacUknlres aud see if  you can make a dancing man.  Obtain a piece of soft pine and with  your jackknifc whittle out the sections  as shown in tho picture. Tho dimensions given aro a good size to make  them. When these are finished, put thc  joints together, being very enreful to  seo thnt they work easily and that all  parls move backward and forward at a  little Jar. Dotted Hues marked A show  plus which act as axles.   The head,  '   1'IECES FOB DAXC1XO MAN.  which should bo a darky doll's, may be  obtained at somo doll store for a few  cents.  When the man is completed, ho may  be dressed to suit your taste, being  careful that his clothes are very loose.  Then make, a springboard of tho shape  shown in the picture three-sixteenths  of an Inch thick aud fasten a wire iu it  at point marked B. Hold the man erect  about two and n half inches from the  large end, bend the wire up and secure  it in his back, and then your dancing  man.Is completed.  To make him dance sit on the small  end of springboard. 'Tap on It, and lie  will nt once begin to dance in a wonderful manner.  Game of Cnblo Dispatches.  A certain man went to Europe, leaving his family at home. He was either  too indolent or too busy to write often.  But he could not afford to cable long  dispatches, so he wrote his wifo that -  ho would condense each Into a single  word by using only initial letters. The  first message he sent was BROWN.  While .lie was congratulating himself  upon outwitting the cable company by--  sending five words in ono tho family at  home wore distracted over their varying interpretations of the message. His  daughter thought it* meant "Bought  ling on Wednesday night" and began  guessing just what kind of a ring it  was. His wife In hor anxiety road it,  "Big rain; out; wet; neuralgia." Other  guesses at the intended meaning differed ns widely.  In playing the game any word may  be used Instead of "Brown." Let the.  lender, who Is supposed to be tho traveler, announce the word,. keeping tha  meaning to himself, nnd let each player write his 'guess of the intended  meaning on a slip of paper. If thero  are prizes, the one who offers the nearest guess wins. The game may bo varied by supposing that the message is  sent to mothor or son or to wifo or to  business partner or from some particular city, ns London, Rome or Jerusalem.���New York Tribune.     ���  Fool's Cap Scarecrow,  Holland farmers play a trick on the  crows which keeps the thieving birds  away from "their gralnf-ids. They  make small cornucopias of stdut paper,'  smearing; the inner side with birdlime  or some sticky substance. These are  Clled with a few grains of corn and  stood about in the field by sticking tho  points Into the earth. Down comes Ur.  Crow.-thlnklnghimself In great luck.to_  find so much corn ready for blm. He  tries to. peck at' lt Lo, a fool's cap  sticks to his head. He cannot get it off.  His friends are scared, too, as they sea  him scrambling and staggering about  for he cannot see which' wny to go.  After he' tears the sticky cap loose ho  vows tbat be will never go near that  field again. This method of keeping  crows away is better than shooting  tliem, ns they are nt all times very interesting birds, and the damage they  do to the growing corn ls insigulflcant  compared to the great good they doh.il  through the" year by destroying millions of injurious Insects.  Hew York Ketrsbors' Lodging Honse.  On Chambers street, New York city,  ls located the Brace memorial, or tho  Newsboys' lodging house, erected as  a home for newsboys by Charles Lorlng Brace. A visitor to this place says  that when she entered early one morning she found two or'three boys sweeping the dining room floor, several moro  making bods nnd still' others with  mops and palls washing thc hall floors.  A little later boys wore found In the  ltitchon doing kitchen work,-and other  boys.wore sotting tabic. On the top  floor is a gymnasium, and here the little follow spetid most of their spare  time.  Tho boys housed hero have no other  homes. They arc taken care of for a  sumII sum. I." cents a dav.   ���  m&w**'  SSWS��WSSraiiwSS -"* ""���>* L ' '��������� ���"*"���  THE INDEPENDENT  VANCOUVER, B. C.  At the'Throttle.  Far, far down the track ls n dark  spot ovcr which hovers a great cloud.  The engineer sees It hauls out his  watch, glances at it, then resumes tho  business of looking out of the window.  He was to meet an castboiiiul freight  at thnt point. He did not know if the  switches were In place; ho did not  know but thc pnsscngcr train would  dash Into that freight and the death of  ranny peoplo follow. There was no  way for him to know except that lt\  wns the duty of his fellow employees  to see thut the switches ��� were light  He did not slacken his speed. Rapidly  thc huge mogul ou thc 6ldetrack loom-'  ���cd up. A roar and a dash, and No. ST  flew past thc waiting freight passing  . within three foot  A inan who lives right, nnd is  right, has more power in his silence  than nriother hns by his words.  Character is like sweet \bells whicli  ring out sweet music" and whicli,  when touched, accidentally oven, resound with sweet music.���X'hlllips  Brooks.  ATLANTIC PULP AND PAPER  COMPANY, LIMITED.  Tho prospectus of the recently organized Atlantic Pulp and Paper  Company, Limited, is being sent out  this week liy the brokers, Messrs.  Sutherland & Cameron, Ottawa. The  capital stock of the company is ��3,-  000,000, and its property is situated  on tho Littic Cascupedia river, at  New Richmond, on the north of the  Bnio des Clmleurs. Prospectuses and  application forms may bo had from  any oflice of the National Trust Co.,  Limited, Toronto or Montreal, or  Sutherland & Cameron, Brokers, Ottawa", Canada.  If You Could Look  into the future and see the  condition to which your  cough, if  neglected, will (  trine; you, you would seek "  relief at , once���and that  naturally would be through  Shiloh's  Consumption  Cure  SHELOH cures Consumption, Bronchitis, Asthma,  and all Lung Troubles.  Cures Coughs and Colds  in a day. 25 cents*  Guaranteed.   .   .   .   .   .  Write to S. C. Wzus & Co., Toronto,  Can., for free trial bottle.  Karl's Clover Root Tea parities the Blood  The ninn who cannot break tho  bonds of experience, but holds b��ly  to tho region ot sensible facts, may  bo an excellent observer, but ho is  not a philosopher, and can never  reach tliu principles that bind tlio  facts of science together.���Tyndalo.  Messrs. 'C. C. Richards & Co.  Gentlemen,���Aftor suffering for 7  years with inflammatory rheumatism  so bad tliat I was 11 months confined to my room, and for two years  could not dress myself .without help.  Your agent gave mc a bottle of  MINARD'S LINIMENT in May, ''.)7,  and nsked me to try it, wnich I did,  nnd was so well pleased with the results that I procured more. Five bottles completely cured mo and I have  had no return of tlie pain for eighteen months.  Thc above facts are well known to  everybody in tliis village and neighborhood.  Yours gratefully, A. DAIRT.  St. Timothee, Que., May 1G, 18D9.  Not one life can be pure in its purpose and strong in its strife and all,  lifo not tie purer and stronger thereby.���Owen Meredith.  Thoro li moro Catnrrh in this section of tho  country thau nil oilier diioasos put toaothor,  '     '"  ti supposed '   '  _       yyoursaoctor.   nouucod it a local disoaso, ana prescribed locnl  and until tho Inst fow yours was supposed to bo  lncurablo.   i<*orn groat many yours doctors pro-  will tell  When an animal is all run down,  has a rough coat and a tight hide,  anyone knows that his blood is out  of order. To keep an animal economically he must be in good health.  DICK'S  BLOOD PURIFIER  is a necessity where the best results  from feeding would be obtained.  It toacs up the system, rids the  stomach of hots, worms and other  parasites that suck the life blood  away.  Nothing like Dick's powder for  a run down horse.  60 cents a package.  Lcemlng, Miles & Co., Agents,  flONTREAL.  Write for Book on Cattle and Homes free.  Every day I see more how accessary ii is to bo consistent, uncompromising ni'ld ���gentle; bait often, perhaps, when a word would not be  borne, nn act of forbearance or self-  denial might be remembered in a  cooler moment.���A. Hare.  HEALTH I SPRING  NATURE  REQUIRES    ASSISTANCE  DURING THESE MONTHS.  romedics, and by constantly failing to curo with  local troatmont, pronouncod it iucuniMo.  Sclonco has proTOn catarrh to bo a constitutional dlsoaso, aud thoroforo requires constitutional troatmont. Rail's Catarrh Cmo, manufactured by F. J Clioiioy & Co., Toledo, Ohio, is  tho only constitutional euro on tlio market. It  is takon intornully in doi.es from 10 drop3 to a  toaspoonful. It acts directly on tlio blood and  mucons Gurfncos of tlio system. They offer ono  hundrod dollurs for any enso it fails to euro.  - Bead for circulars and testimonials.  Address    F J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, 0.  Bold by Druggists, 7oc.  Hull's Family Pills aro the bost.  How small soever your lamp may  be, never give away tlie oil which  feeds it but always the flume which  crowns it.���llaelerlinck.  MAUD'S LINiMENT Cares DandraflT.  Uso your gifts faithfully, and bhey  sliall bo enlarged ; pructicu what you  know, and you shall-attiiin to higher ��� knowledge.���Thomas  Arnold.  A DINNER PILL���Many porsons snffor ox-  crutUtingr agony after partaking of a liearty  tlinnor. Tho food purtnko-aof is liko a ball of  load upon the stomach, unci iustoadof being a  lioalthy nutrimonb it becomes a poison to tho  sy.stora, Dr. Pnrmcloo's Vegatnhlo Pills nro  wondorful correctives of such trouble. They  correct acidity, open sock dons and convert tho  food partakonof into lioalthy nutriment, Thoy  nro just tlio medicine to tako if troubled with  iudlgostion or dyspepsia.  To Help Throw Oft tho Impurities  That Have Accumulated During  the Winter Months���Purgatives  Should Not ide Used���It is a  Tonic That is Needed.  The entire nature of ' man is    tho  -garden~"whiclr"is~" givcii-liiinr.'tcTculti-  vate.���Gladstone.  Love  Will catch tho likeness of tho  beloved.���II. Coleridge.  thing  Your: Comfort  Is assured if you  TRAVEL  VIA  Canadian Northern Ky  Lowest Rales to all Points  in thc  east; west, and south.  ,"-v  > Daily Solid Vcstibuldd Train, with  Sleeping Cars, to St'. Taul and Minneapolis.  OCEAN STEAMSHIP TICKETS  Full particulars on application to  Ci.j agent Canadian Northern Ry, or  GEO. H.,SIIAW,  Traffic Manager, Winnipeg.  W.'N. U. No. .372.'  In this climate thoro are many reasons why people feci all out of gear  in the spring moi ths. Perhaps the  chief of these is the long hours in  imperfectly ventilated ofllces, shops  and houses during tlie winter months.  You may feel that tliere is nothing  serious tlie matter ; you arc only a  littlo tired after, siiglhl uxertion, or  perhaps, your appetite is fickle, or  little pimples or eruptions on tho  skin show that the blood is not as  pure as it should be. If you fool  this way. not only your comfort but  your health demands tliat you take  proper stops to cleanse yourself of  the blood, impurities that arc responsible for your condition. You  need a tonic, blood purifier, nerve  strengtlienei- and general up-1 ifter of  the entire system. Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills for Palo People meet all  those requirements more perfectly  than any other medicine. These are  tonic pills and not violent nnd weakening like purgative medicines. Nature does not icquirc a violent measure in spring, but u helping hand to  throw oil tho impurities whicli have  accumulated during the \yiiitcr, and  so- toiiihg STTd'sti-eiigtiroiiiiTg every  organ and function that a condition  of perfect health will prevail. Everyone���old n��d young���ought to take  Dr.Williams' Pink Pills in the spring.  There is no other medicine will do"  you so much good. Mr. James Salmon, postmaster, Salmon Creek, N.  13., snys : "Last spring I was feeling decidedly unwell. I wus weak,  dizzy nt times, and continually folt  tired. My appetite was poor and I  was losing weight. I tried several  medicines, but nothing did mu any  good until I began tho use of Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills, and a few boxes  of theso made mo feel liko a new person. I would advise all who feel  run down and out of sorts to tako  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills."  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are also  effective in the cure of all diseases  duo to poor, thin, watery blood or  weak nerves. , Do not tako a'substitute for these pills���it is a waste of1  money and a menace to health to do  so. See. that t'he full name "Dr.  Williams' Pink Tills for. Palo People" is on tho wrapper around ovory  box. Sold by all medicino dea,ers,  or sent postpaid at 50 cents a box,  or six boxes for S2.fi0 by addressing  tho Dr .Williams Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  Tho only faith that weni;s well and  holds it's color in all weather, is that  which is woven of conviction and set  with the sharp mordant of experience.���J. R. Lowell.  MARKET REVIEW.  WHEAT.  Manitoba wheat has been dull all  week. The cool weather we are having is causing apprehension that navigation at Fort William may not  open so early ns previously anticipated, and this has a groat deal to  do with the trading in Manitoba  wheat at present and in the near future, us until the block in the wheat  movement is relieved by shipments  going east by tho lake, tho congested state of tho trafllc remains and  gets worse, if that is possible. It is  reported chat tlie first vessels of the  season have cleared from Chicago.  Prices have declined to the point  where buyers do not care to buy,  and holders arc unwilling to sell.  At tho close of the week prices were'  No. 1 hard. 72V4c; 1 northcrn,u0$ic;  and 2 northern, CG^c in Store Fort  William, Port Arthur or Duluth, delivery llrst half of April, and %c over  these jirices for May.  Country Wheat���Market nominal,  owing to bad roads.  Liverpool Prices���No. 1 northern  spring wheat sold at Liverpool on  Saturday at Os Id.  FLOUR-Ogilvics Hungarian Patent  51.95 por sack of 08 lbs.; G-lcnora  Patent, $1.80; Alberta, SI.60; Man-  tobu, S1.40; Imperial XXXX, S1.20  1 M1LLFEED���Bran, in bulk, per ton  S1-1.C0; shorts, $10.50. Delivered in  bags, the prices are SI.50 higher.  GROUND FEED-Oat chop is quoted at $27 per ton delivered to the  trade; barley chop, ��22 per ton;  mixed bailey and oats, $25 per ton;  oil cake, $27 per ton.  OATS���Sellers are asking 45 to  50c per bus. for seed oats; 35 to 36c  bushel for feed grades in car lots on  track in Winnipeg. Prices being paid  to farmers at country points for No.  2 whito oats range around 28 to  31c, Brandon rate of freight.  BARLEY���Supplies arc light and  tho price has "gone up 1 to 2c per  bushel for feed barley, which is now  fiuoted at 3S to 40c per bushel.for  suitable barley. Seed barley is worth  from '10 to -12 cents per bushel! '  HAY���Tho Hoods in thu country  districts havo destroyed large quantities of hay, and the prico has advanced accordingly. Baled hay is  worth $6 tp S0.50 per ton.  DRESSED MEATS-Beef, city dressed, 7 to 8c pet- pound; country, VjC  under these prices; veal,/ 8 to 9c;  mutton, 8c; lambs, 8c; hogs, 7*^c.  BUTTER���Creamery���There is very  little creamery to be had as milk is  scarce and local factories are only  making a very small quantity of  buttei-, not enough for their regular  customers. Winnipeg buyers are paying 24c per lb. net for thoir supplies at present.  BUTTER���Dairy���Wholesale dealers  arc paying 22 cents per  pound, commission basis, for fine  butter in tubs, bricks or prints; 16  to 18c for ordinary qualities, while  seconds are only worth 10 to 12c  per pound, and some of the receipts  do not bring that much.  POULTRY-Fresh killed chickens II  to l2Vic per pound, delivered here;  ducks and geese, 10 to lie; and turkeys, 1'2V2 to 14c.  CHEESE���Jobbers are getting lli/2  to 121/Jc per pound for cheese.  Stocks now in hand are from Ontario.  EGGS���The market is steady, at  12c per dozen, commission basis,  which means 9 to 10c por dozen to  farmers at country points.  POTATOES��� Farmers' loads, delivered in Winnipeg, arc worth 20 to  30c per bushel.  HIDES���No. 1 inspected hides, CiVjC  per Ib. delivered in Winnipeg; No. 2,  5'/ic; No. 3, 4Vic; kips and calves,  same price; deakins, '25 to 40c;  horsehides. SOc to SI.  WOOL���Market nominal.  TALLOW���The local price  low is 4',�� to 5c per pound.  LUMBAGO CURED.  A SERIOUS CASE OF THIS PAINFUL DISEASE IS RESTORED  TO GOOD HEALTH.  Satisfactory Improvement Leads to  a Continued Treatment Wliich Results in a Complete Cure���An Interesting Story Whicli Will No  Doubt Prolit Anyone Suffering  Wilh Lumbago.  Holyrood, Ont., April 11.���(Special)��� Mr. Bat. Pinncll, of this place,  has for tlio past two years been a  great sufferer with that most painful and stubborn disease���Lumbago.  Tho pain he suffered was almost beyond description and nnuiy were the  medicines und treatments he used to  try and get sonic relief. However,  nothing ho^ could find seemed to help  him in the least, anil he became very  downhearted.  At last someone suggested Dodd's  Kidnty Pills, and Mr. Pimiell, although ray skeptical, thought ho  would make one more trial for a  cure, and began to uso them.  Tho first box did not do him very  much good, and after he had used  part of the second ho began to feel a  change for the better, so he kept on  until he had used in all seven boxes,  .when he wns delighted to find lhat  every symptom of the Lumbago had  entirely disappeared.  II is general heal tli is much improved and he fells better today than he  has for years.  To say that Mr. Pinncll is pleased  does not begin to express it. Only  those who have suffered as he did  with this vory painful disease can  understand the extreme satisfaction  of ono who has found a complete  euro and restoration to health and  strength.  Lumbago is a direct result of disordered kidneys, and should always  be treated as a Kidney Disease.  Efforts to cure or even relieve by  outward applications are invariably  unsuccessful. Rubbing may in itself  for thc lime being produce a little  relief, but in order to secure a complete cure it is absolutely necessary  to go right to tho root of the  trouble.  The Kidneys must be restored to  their normal condition. This is just  what Dodd's Kidney Pills do, and  this done tlio lumbago vory soon  leaves, for without diseased kidneys  (here can be no lumbago.  4  ��� 9  For Sale Everywhere        ���  Try our Parlor Matches.  They produce a quick LIGHT  without any. objectionable  fumes.    :   : . ���   .   '   .   '   .   :  9  THE  E. B. Eddy Co.,  LIMITED,      HULL,  CANADA.       '  WHEN BUYING WHY NOT GET THE BEST 7  STEPHEN!  The Quality of the Oil  is the Life <Jf the Paint  PURE  READY,  MIXED  PAINT  If you wish success in life make  perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counsellor, caution your elder brother, and hope  your guardian genius.���A'ddison.        ;  FOR EVERY MOTHER.  A Manitoba Mother Gives Practical  Advice on the Care of Babies.  tal-  L1VE STOCK.  CATTLE���Beef cattle are scarce all  over the country. Buyers are paying as high as 4%c pet- pound for  fat cattlo for' thcir regular trade,  and the range of prices is <t to d'j'ic,  according lo quality, off cars here.  Stockeis are worth S14 to'SlG per  head for yearlings, and SIS to S20  for 'two year aids.  HOGS���The market is steady at  6c per pound for choice packing hogs  delivered at Winnipeg.  Tn all contentions let pence be your  object, rulthcr than triumph : value  triumph only as a. means of peace.���  Sydney Smith.  Piles  To prova to you thnt JJr.  Chnso'a Ointment Ib a certain  and absolute curo for each  and ovory form of itchinnr,  bloodingnnd protruding piles,  tho ttajrtnwturers havo guaranteed it, Soo testimonials ia tho doily press and ask your neigh-  borawbatttiey thlnkotlt. You can use it and  pot your money bock if not curod. 60o a box, ut  ill dealers or Eduanson.BATES & Co^Toronto,  ~>?m Chase's Ointment  Every right action and true  thought sots tho seal of its beauty  on person and face.  Aro your corns hardor to romovo than tbosa  thnt othors hnvo hnd 1 Hnvo thoy not had tha  <mio kind I Hnvo they not boon cured by using  Uolloway 'a Corn Curo 1  Try a bottlo.  The great man is he who in tlio  midst of tlio cro)wd keeps, with perfect sweetness,' the independence of  solitude.-r-Bmurson.   .    '.  ��� The healthy glow disappearing ' from thi  chook nnd moaning and ro.stlossuess nt night  aro suro symptoms ofworms in clilldron. VC  not fnll to got a bottlo of Mothor Grnvos' Worn  Exterminator | lt is an offoctual medicino.  Mankind born in its lowest state  has always discovered that Superior  Mind acts in tlie universe.���Francis  W. Newman.  It is well known that nearly all infant troubles spring from a disordered stomach. Indigestion in a child  will cause, al first peevishness and  sleeplessness, 'but otlier more serious  troubles wiil follow fast, such as  colic or cramps, constipation in some  cases, -diarrhoea in others, with fatal  results in many cases. The . mother  wlio neglects 'liai'ing constantly at  hand llie means for treatiug'theso ills  takes an awful risk. Mrs. R. L. McMillan, Logoch, Man., is one mother  who is particularly well fitted to give  advice on tlie core of babies. Her  standard medicine for the minor ailments of her little ones is Baibj-'s  Own Tablets, and she says : ' "They  arc the best medicine I have over  used for infant ailments. I have  given them io my baby for indigestion anil stomach trouble und they  are prompt and thorough in making  a cum. Xo mother should be a single day without the Tablets in the  house."  Rally's Own Tablets aro for children of all ages, and will cure such  troubles ns constipation, colic, sour  stomach, diarrhoea aud simple fevers.  They arc invaluable for teething  children, nnd will break up colds  and prevent croup. Guaranteed to  conjlain no opiate or ol'h'cr harmful  drug. Dissolved in water thoy can  be given with perfect safoty to a  new-born babe. Sold by all dealers  in medicine or sent post paid at '26  cents a box by addressing thc Br.  Williams Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.  Made with Manitoba Pure  Raw or Boiled Linseed Oil  PAINT FOR ALL PURPOSES  Sold and Guaranteed by- MucThaii & Co., Vancouver  MANUPACTUREO    OY  G. F. STEPHENS & CO., Limited, WINNIPEG  IMI**MIMtlHBai|ll^^  B.C.  'EG. 1  IF YOU HAVE A FARM FOR SALE  either improved or wild land, write  us; we will sell it for you.  THE NORTHERN FARM LANDS GO.,  Banlc of Ottawa liuiMInff, \Viimi;,og  who plnnt3 seeds of  ans  kind oithor in ths homo or  market jjardou wUisocure tho best results from  tO P in" i I  Jh^  from J. M. PERKINS, Seedsman, 220 Market St.  WINNIPEG.   1S02 Sood Annual free.  ACfflC  "THE'1  ROUTE TO,,  Australasia  And the Orient  CANADA'S SCENIC ROUTE  Travel by the C. P. R. and be assured of SOLID COMFORT.  First-class C. P. R. Sleepers  on all through trains.  Through Tourist Sleepers -- the best.  ffourist Rates q-uoted to oil points  East, West, South,  The Old Country,  The Orient,  The Antipodes.  Those desiring information in regard to any part of tho world reached by tho C. P. R. or its connections  are reriueslcd to npply to any C. P.  5- representative or to  1 c. E. Mcpherson  Gen. Pas. Agt., Winnipeg.  Nothing more exposes us to. madness than alTecLing to mako ourselves  different from otliers, nud nothing  assists more to ��� maintain our common sense than a life spent in the  common ivay amidst general society.  ���Goethe.  Mrs. Colosto Coon, Syracuse, N T., yrritos!  "For yoars I could not oat ninny kinds of food  without producing a burning, excrutintinR pain  In my stomach. Xtook Farmsloe's according to  directions under tho hc.id of 'Dyspop��"ia or In-  dteostion ' Ono box entirely cured d.o. lean  now ent anything I choo��ot without distressing  mo in tho loast. Thoso pills do nol" causo pnin  or griping, uud should bo used who*. a cathartic  Is required*  Patienco and strength are what wo  need: an earnest use of what we  liave now; and all the time an earnest discontent until wo come to what  we oughi   to be.���Phillips Brooks.  Totally Deaf.���Mr. S. ��� E. Crandoll, Por(  Perry, writes: "I contracted a sovero cold las<.  winter, which resulted in my becoming totalis  deuf in ono ear, and partially so in tho other  After trying various remotlios and consulting  Ssvoral doctors, without obtaining any relief, J  was ndvisod to try Br. Thomas' Eclectric Oil. }  warmed tho oil nnd ponred a littlo of it inmj  Eur, and buforo ono^half the bottlo was usod ms  earing was completely restored. I have hen ro  of other cnccs of deafness being curod by thfi  Uso of this modlcino."  The man is hateful to me as the  gales.of the death kingdom who  hides one tiling in his mind and utters another.���Homer.  <~So lnw-c��.n"be".sncred-biii-lho-law  of our nature.���Emerson.  MINARD'S LINIMENT for Sale Everywhere.  Tlie wealtlh of a man is tho number  of things he loves and blesses, and  by which lie is loved and blesses.���  C.arlylo.  No'ono uood fear cholorn or iMiy summorcom-  plalnt if thoy have a bottlo ��f Dr. J.D. Kellogg s  Dysentery Cordial ready for uio. It corrects nil  looscnois of tlio bowels promptly and causes n  lioalthy and nutur.it action, This Isaniediciiio  adapted for tho voting nnd old, rich and poor,  nml -a rapidly becoming tlio most popuhir mod-  icinofor cholera, ilysenU ry, etc., iu tlio m rl:et.  Allliction is the heaviest soil that  patience has to furrow, but it is also tho most fruitful.���.lames Buck-  ham.  ���Monkey Brand cloans and brightens overr*  *hing, but won't wash olotbos. _      ",<  MINAHD'S LINIMENT Relieves Nenratela.  A Common Dilemma.  "How do yon liko your now coot?"  "Ever so much, but I'm afraid to let  ber know it."  "Why?"  "She'd wnnt more wages."  "Then why don't you uppcar dissatisfied?"    "  "Because then she'd leave."  A Slnconre.  Mrs. riynn ��� An' plnvat's yer son  Molke doln' now. Mrs. Casey?  Mrs. Cnsey���Shure, Molke ain't doln'.  annytblug. Mrs. l'lyuu. He's got a  governuieut Job. "'*  Antiquity ot Gln����.  So far as research has been able to  . determine glass was in use 2,000 years  beforo tbe birth of ,Cbrist and was  oven then not iu its-infancy by any  manner of moans.   In tbo Slade eollec-  -tion at tbo-Britlsh museum tlicre is tho  head of a lion molded in glass, bearing  tbe name of an Egyptian king of tho  eleventh-dynasty.   This is the oldest  .specimen of pure glass bearing anything like a date now known to exist  Tho invention now known as "blcez-  ing," the mode of varnishing pottery  with a thin film of glass, Is believed to  date back to the llrst Egyptian dynasty.   Troof of this is found In tho pottery beads, glass glazed, found hi the  tombs of the uiro nbove referred t*.  Qnllo Proper.  "I'm thinking of sending my llttlo  girl to the conservatory." said the woman next door.  "All those times you  hear  her playing sho picked  up  by  car."  "Then she ought to be," replied Mrs.  Kostinuc.  "Ought to be sent, you mean?"  "Xo; picked  up by tho ear."���Exchange.  Minard's Liuiment Cores Burns, Etc.  Tlio Momta ot Animals,  ���It may be questioned whether animals havo any conception of morals  as we understand the term, but in a  general sense lt would certainly seem  that they have, in tbe social sense  there is no doubt as to the answer. To  take a woll known instance, the ant  family hnvo evolved n most complicated social system v,-h!cli apparently  works to perfection, and that is more  than can lie said for nny human system. Iu order, cleanliness, care of offspring, provision for future wants nnd  military discipline no civilized society  can compare with theirs. Tbey are  slaveholders, it is true, but tliey treat  their slaves with every kindness and  consideration, and the warrior ants defend them in time of danger.  Another excellent example Is fui'-  nlslicd by the beaver. During summer  lt lends a solitary lifo. but nt the up-  -proneh���of���wlnti'i���eomiuunltlos-nre-  formed. building operations commence,  stores aro laid up us soon ns the dwellings are completed, and every individual  of the community recognizes clearly  that the interests of tlie family and  the colony come flrst. In their family  life they, in common with many otlier  animals, offer an example which might  well be copied not only by savages, but  also by civilized communities.  Grief and Thrift.  ThomaR Bailey Aldrich onco received  n pathetic letter iu n feminine hand announcing the death of a little daughter  and asking if he would not send hi his  own handwriting a verse or two from  "Bablo Bell" to assuage the grief of  tbe household. ,  Aldrich sent the whole poem and not  long nfter saw It displayed ln the shop  of an autograph dealer, ..with a good,  rouud price attached thereto.   "   .  One ounce of Sunlight Soap is worth REDUCES  more than two ounces of impure soap. EXPENSE  S5i000 ^i11 b<> paid by IEVEE BE0THEES UMITKD, Toronto,  U ' . to any parson who can prove thai this soap contains  nGWSrfl any form of adulteration, or any injurious chemicals.  ASK FOR THB OCTAGON DAR        . 5 THE INDEPENDENT*  ���    .���:--.    ���,���>..,.���.;     -.}  i * '  ."���       . ���   ': .'* .-        '. ���  SATUiRWATt... MAT 04, 1903  We have Just opened a bis shipment of CORSETS to retail at  50c, 75c, $1.00, $1.25.  ,1*11111 is a special opportunity which will pay you to Investigate at once.  It In not ii Job lot of broken sizes, but n. shipment of various kinds and In  nil sizes.   Come and see them.  �����     VY ���     HmB-l^l^n.ur ��� f  (Successor to Scott in Kennedy)  303 Hastings Street, Vancouver, B. C.  ��� ��� ���  Ladies arid Gentlemen will  find our'<stock complete.-  We want your business. ���  Give us a call.'  THE PATERSOIV SHOE CO., LD  301 Hastings St.  HEWS OF THE UBOR WORLD  The situation of -striking machinists.  ��T the locomotive "works at Kingston,  Out., Is becoming licute,  ".  Some 300 iron moulders and helpers  in the.C. P. R. foundry at Hoi-lielasa,  Que., are on striiko.    Their demand for.  a minimum  rate  of 'wages ��� of-$2.50 a  :���tiny had  been  refused. ���.'.'���"  "'   Last Aveel< :*" tile gardeners nnilla-  ifcorers.at Kiiencemvood,"till? Quebec re-  "sidence ol" Wie lleiit.-sovernor, went out  ���on strike and deserted their omploy-  .ment because higher wages have been  a'efused them.  The annual eonventiou.oC the "Western Confedsratlfln of iMirterS "Will be  held in DiiViH-^i", Coiiij-adivon May ,26th.  C. ii. Towns, who attended the recent  labor party: convention nt. iKaiuloops,  will... represent 'the Phoenix Minora'  union.7'V    :  '       xy~yX:-~-i-^-��...~.il  No settlement lias .yet been reached  ia the strike of Uhe Structural and Architectural TIron-W'orkers. at Toronto  Ten painters wiho were at work on the  grand stand at" the Woodibine" race  course refuse dto'woi'k with.a. couple  o�� iron-wonkers who" could not -show  the union card;- The strike lasted only  si short'while.' iiowever.".  an hour, -and the builders haive offered  30 cents, but refuse, ito go further. ....  The tinners of;\Fort Worth, Texa��,  are out, the employers lia.vj.ng renine*  to sign tiheir contract for the ensuing  year. No advance In'iygtres was asked  ;ind the nien .are at a. loss to sijju,   ..,  ���'George "iP. Chapman, of Nowfii'lf,- '���^,'  J., will succeed TE. V. Viriing as geil1-  ei-al manager of the United'Railroads  O't Sail .'Francisco. He was general superintendent of the North Jersey Street  Ra.i hvay - cpnij in |jy.  Butte ia.bpr 'unions ."�����1 hum a>ft*  bor temple, which will i'? (>!?' .flnes.t  structure of its kind in 'the country,  It will provide a home for BUttc .llii!CSs  under a roof raised hy lioncerted^ action  of .Uie labor:organizations of.the city.  The fight against'i'the 'Chinese' is be-,  lllg lateen up by; theunions of. Butte  WilthV renewed vigor and a determination that it shall not' cease this time  so long'as one Chinaman remains to do  tlie work that .should b.e done by white  laibor,. .'-..:������ r7 .-.'if        ���'-.... ' .77  A union will -be organized by the eiu:  ployees of- the-:Los Angeles Ballwny  company and, t'he Los Angeles Traction  company. An agent, is sadd to be .here  seeking Ho form a branch of the car  Operatives', union , that 7 succeeded  short time ago in w'inii'iiis the strike  San Francisco. 7. 7      ' f7 ������ ^777.  amount ipaid in salaries and ivases to- Ion, for any wrongful act committed by  tills ��41S,495. The trade during the any officer, trustee, servant, agent or  year reached ��9,2CO,lf25, this .beans' a.n member of such trade union in furtherance, or purporting to be In further-  Increase of .II63S,342, compared with th'  luevlous year. The net profit amounted to .C1,59G,'U6.  TRADES MS BILLS.  Following are the two acts respect  ine; trades unions, .submitted  respect  dvely,by Messrs. Curtis and Martin, to  the house at Victoria:  MR. CU1VTIS' BILL.  ance, of any strike, lock-out or trade  dispute between employers and workmen, unless It be proved that the council, committee or other governing body  of such trade union expressly authorised or were privy to such wrongful act.  2. For the 'purposes of this Act the  term "trade union" means a "trade un  ion" ns detined by Section 2 of Chapter  331 of tlie Bevised Statutes of Canada  : AMETUCAN. 7  The union label won in an' elwtloti  uit Tevre Haute;'In*d.',"a few days ago.  Th'e.; Bartenders';':. .Association 7 of  Greater New York Is .preparing for.a  (general demand for, a' ten hour workday. '���'" A strike' is threatened', if this demand ;is  not  granted.      .".���;.',"'.,  MarkHanna has been .Invited to'visit  Chicago and .unionize all newspapers  refusing to employ union men and pay  union1 wages.       -7������'���'. ,,, 7  None but.union, men are to be employed in the construction of the big  .printing .plant of the International Correspondence school, atSeranton." ,  ���'''A State Federation7 of -Labor has  ���been foiuned in'Oregon. A cor.serva-  7 tlve es.tjlmate o�� all'-the. men in the  state affiliated with unions is 13,000.  William O'Brien, late president of  Kossland (Miners' union' and John P.  Hennessy are in Spokane from Butte.  They 'report things in the great camp  sis .being slow. '���':  The Chicago junction railway-pro?  poses to establish tfhe largest provision,  produce and fruit market in the world  on its 2u0 aores on the south branch  of the Chicago ri'ver.  Efforts to bring about a''satisfactory  adjustment of the 'differences' "between  the union caiiieh'ters,, and' Master Build-  cra" association jit Birmingham, Ala.,  liave proved frui'.lese", and the indications .point to t> prolonged; and'bitter  fight.   The carpenters,demand 35 cents  iTbe Salt  lof Life  is business.   We want, more of  i it.   We'll nut it if un out mid out  bargain will fetch it.  How Is This  A two-quart  Hot Water' Bottle  or  Fountain Syringe.  ' 75c.  1 The McDowell, Atkins,  Watson ���o., Iit<l. Lial  x UP-TO-DATE DRUGGISTS  FOBRIGN.  .Maidstone Is to petition for leave to  construct a local tramway system lit a  cost.of'��'32,1:10.  "Visiitors to the National Gallery numbered 7478,346 last year and .to the Tate  Gallery 1S,v13I, states a parliamentary  return.; ,  The system of oflicfial sweating in  England has driven' the telegraph operators and other post oflice employees  to organize for the redress or their  grievances'in- that government department, with an aggregate meinibei'ship  of 50,00fl.  A meeting was,held' under, t'he .auspices of the Larrtbefh Trades and Labor council to iiirot'est against the action of the Lambeth Borough council  in spending ��300 of tlie ratepayers'  money in decorating Westniinsster-  bridge-road for the coronation.  It Is estimated 'that in Newcastle-on-  Tyne there are aibout 10,000 people for  whom better and healthier houses are  'needed.-Thfc^eoiporation-havo-a soheine  on Oiand to deal with the matter. As  a commencement three sets of buildings, accommodating 2,M0 persons, will  be erected lu central portions of the  oity. .The rents are lo be 2s. Cd. a week  for one room and 4s. a week for two  rooms.  Herbert Spencer Is now S2. He spent  Milrty-six yeara of'his lllfe '.(1660 to 1SSMS)  lu elaborating1 his system of philosophy, whicli is described In ten volume!1.  Now, In his old age, iho lives In Brighton and the stale of his health practically; prevents him from adding anything more to his famous literary output. 'Mr. Spencer is opposed to the war  and thi-ee-l'ourtlis ot the leading authors and philosophers of the country  take the simiie view that be does ot our  South  Afulcan .policy.  The annual statistical report of the  northern section of tlie Co-operative  ���'Union contains, some interesting Jlg-  ures relating" lo-the position ot the cooperative .movement in the North of  England. The districts embracad in  the section are Northumnlbcrlund, Cumberland, Westmoreland, Durham, und  the North Biding-of Yorkshire. It embraces 153 societies and a total membership of 2.16,071 and a share capital of  ��3,746,&2C. There are 7,159 hands em  ployed In id'lstiilbuting societies and the  No. 10: An Act respecting Actions  against Trades Unions and Kindred  Associations.  His Majesty, by and With the advice  and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia  enacts as follows:  1. This Act may be cited as the  'Trades Unions Protection Act,  1902  2. No trade union, whether registered  or not, nor any kindred voluntary ..association of workmen, artisans, laborers or, employers, shall be enjoined, nor  shall it or its funds be liable in damages for any threat or act of intimidation or conspiracy made, done or caused  to be niade Or done by any olllcer,  member, agent or servant for any suoh  act, if: he would be otherwise liable in  damages, or to be enjoined for the  same.  3. No tiade union or association shall  be enjoined, nor shall any oilieer, member, agent <ur servant of such union or  association nor any other person be  enjoined, nor shall its funds nor any  siiph ollicer, member, agent, servant  or o'.liei' person be made liable lu damages lor communicating 16 any workman, artisan, laborer, employee or person facts respecting employment or  hiring by or'with any employer, producer" or consumer or distributor ot  tlie products of labor or the purchase of  iiicli products,.or for persuading or endeavoring to persuade by fair or reasonable argument, without unlawful  threats, intimidation or other unlawful  acts, such last-named workman) artisan, laborer, employee or person, lit the  i  expiration of    any existing':contract,  not to renew the same with or to re-  fuse to become the employee or customer of any such employer, .producer,  consumer or distributor of the products  of labor.  4. No such trade union or association  or ils olllcer, member, agent or servant,  or any other person, shall be enjoined  or liable in damages,' nor shall its funds  be liable in damages for publishing information with regard to a strike',oi  lock-out, or pioposed or expected strike  or lock-out, or other labor grievance or  trouble, or for warning workmen, artisans, laborers,'employees or other persons iigainst" seeking or urging workmen, artisans, laborers, employees or  othei' persons not. to seek employment  in tlie locality affected by such strike,  lock-out, labor grievance or trouble, or  from purchasing, buying or consuming  products produced or distributed by the  'employer of labor party to such sti ike,  lock-out, labor grievance or trouble,  durins its continuance.  5.   This Act shall be retrospective in  effect, and shall be considered as declarative of the existing law, but in the  case of any action now ponding against  any union or   association, or against  any person, which is not maintainable  on account of the passing of this Act,  the defendants in such acllon, or any  of them, muy apply summarily within a  reasonable, time to the Court or a Judge  for a discontinuance   or   dismissal   of  such action against tlio applying defendant   or defendants, and   shall   be  entitled to have such discontinuance or  dismissal upon payment ot   the taxed  costs-of-the-plalntiff,-or,-where-all-the  defendants do not apply, upon payment  of a" proportionate part of such costs,  such proportionate part to be fixed by  the Court or Judge.   "Where no such  application for discontinuance or dismissal   is made within   a   reasonable  time, the action shall be tried and decided as if this Act had never been  pnssed; provided,.however, that where  the action Includes othor causes of action outside of the purview of this Act,  the action mny.be discontinued or dismissed, so far only as It Is affected by  the foregoing Sections 2 to r> Inclusive,  and the costs to be paid shall, In such  case, be varied accordingly ns the Court  or Judge may direct.  MISS,M." C. .WALTON.  For some weeks Miss Marianne Carr  Walton has been,suffering from a. ra  ther severe attack of Influenza, but she  is now convalescent, and hopes soon  to be n'ble to fulfil hoi" various musical  engagements. Miss Wnlton ,1s a grad,.  uate of the famous Sainton-Dolby Vocal Academy of London and Boulogne  and was for six years a member of  August Mann's choir of the Crystal  Palace, which ranked only next to Sir  T. Barriby's in all London. This modest littlo gentlewoman Is well and fa-  forahly 'known in. A'nncouver for, the  purity andjbi'llli.iiicy of her voilce, and  for the iiiitelllgent Interpretation and  faithful execution, of all she undertakes. She sings lluently and correctly  in the five classical languages of music,  has an extensive repertoire, and by  competent judges" is lield toi be the  ablest exponent of oratorio and the  more serious, that is the highest, class  of concent music on the Pacific coast."  MAKFJ A MOTION AT THE NEXT  MEETING OF TOUR UNION TO INSTRUCT THE 'SECRTARY TO COMMUNICATE THE NEWS CONCERNING YOUR CRA.FT TO THE INDEPENDENT.     -  ���Pay up your substsrlptlon.to the Independent, ilt does not cost you much  and you should not hesitate about giving your support readily to a labor pa-_  "er.    ! . " '.'.���'"'  .:������  ���  Gold at a Discount  Is no more a Bargain tliaffln so. xl  #65 Cleveland Bicycle at %5i   J-  '.'":''*'.We have just .a, limited number of both Ladles*' and Gent's *��*  Models���1801 inake���regular J65.00 wheels, which, go while they, last fy*  at $45.00.  "This ts the greatest wheel bargain In years. A'  ,126 Hastings St. ��  SOLE AGENT  %  ���������������^������^���������������^���������^������t^  ^r-a-i-  This high grade WALL FINISH ta In-  greater demand this year than ever.  BECAUSE   lt  mixes  easier,   woiUcv  easier, looks better   and   lasts longer  .    than any other iflnlsh manufactured.  AfiOc for Uie'Trtst and the best Is MURTLO. '  'Made in twenty-four shades and .ivhlte. '-  Sole Agents,  McLennan,  Mcfecly & Co  322 Cordova Street., Vancouver, B.C.  Plione 44.  Phone I06X  Going Awai)?  *>  ' The season of travel Is here. Preparations are already, making  for the annual outing. Why not 'yo aviay in style? A nice new  TRUNK or VALISE or CLUB BAG or SUIT OASE makes a good  impression wherever it goes���gives the owner an entree that is unmistakably cordial. Our trunk store at 127 Hastings street, opposite  Ralph's, is filled with an assortment, of Traveling Requisites that  I cannot ibe equalled in this city.  JOB1NSTON, KCRPOOT i* CO.  I0i and 100 Cohdovd &tree</  trunk Store 12* Hastings St., 9pp. Vtri. Rash's.  .Hunt, Cambie. street..[y ,.7  Morgan, The Tailor, Granvtrie.street.  ;. Dan Stewart, Cordova street.   '7;  7 Clubb &.Stewart, Cordova street.::,  W. Murphy, Cordova atreet. ..������.���  MoR'ae & MoDonaW, Hastlngsstreet,  east. '   ... ,.        'yii'y;fi'y'':.-' ''���������: I'''���>:  ':  E..Larsen, Hastings Street.".  J. Carretll, Cordova streets '-������.������-  ', Simon'& Co., Cordova street 71^1  : I Johnson & Higgins,"* Cordova sb'reet.  ;S. McPherson, Cordova,street.   '7  .'When you want to hire a first-class,  horse and buggy, go to the Palace  livery stables.  Telephone 125.  -Tho Mint.  Is located at the corner ot Carrall and  Hastings streets.   The 'bdt'tled goods aro  all first-class and tins prices right for  every one.   Seattle Rairticfr beer,Scents,  Telephone 1���2���5 for a fine livery  turn-out. J. J Sparrow, 'Palaco Hvery  stables.  oiua-revea Kao��  -ar*  That will do what a wood   or. coal  stove can do. ��� ,     ���  Isn't it  What a Wreck.  Just on account of neglecting  his eyes, tho 'man in: (Davidsons  ���window was brought to this. Let  it be an example to you. Never  iput off till to-.moirow when you  should.haive a pair of spectacles  to-day. Don't wait���have .your  eyes examined iby our doctor of  optics at once and get relief.  DAVIDSON BROS.,  The Jewelers and Opticians,  146 Cordova SI.  <�������������������>���*�������������*>���>��������  MoDonf.1.1. & SiMi'80H.......PioprIetora  An>. 1*. JaMks Stage iluuiige;.-1  Week Commencing':  Monday, Next  Artistic, and Refined Vaudeville--  EVERY ACT A FEATURE.  O  O  . . MAKEfl A SPECIALTY OP . ,  Dewar's special liuim, also  ". usher's Black LaDei Liqueur  -LARGE STOCK OF-  IMPORTED AUD DOMESTIC-  , Clears.  R7 BrMulliganvfeCoTrPropiB^-j  Gobneb Cordova aud Caiuull.  That's the kind you>want,  Come Tin and we will show you how  much you can save on your fuel bill  and at the same time tell you' how  cheap they are.  VAKGOUYER HARDWARE CO.  I.1M1TU1).  339 Hastings Street.  Mlt.'MARTIN'S 131 LL  reads as follows:  No. SO:    An    Act to   nmeiul    the law  relating.to Trade Unions.  Mis Majesty, by and with the advice  and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, enacts us follows:  1. No action or other proceeding at  law 01 in equity shall be maintainable  against any trade union, or against any  persons in their representative capacity  as officers or trustees of any trade un-  SNIDER'S SHOE STOKE  032    GRANVILLE   STREET,       i  Carries a full line of  UNION LABEI^ SHOES.  The   Union   Label   guarantees   fall  wages and good workmanship.  ���No scab labor.  Table Cutlery  Just- now we have some special offerings InTable Cutlery of all kinds.  Dinner and Dessert Knives, and  Porta.  Tea, Dinner and Dessert Spoons, and  a ���'ull line of CARVERS.  Thla Is a real Cutlery snap.  R. 0. BUCHANAN if* CO.  CIIOCKRUY AND 1101'SK FUIIMHIII.MI.1,  Telephone 9-1-5. 409 HnnUngf Street.  If you wish your  PAINTING, PAPEBMANGING,  '    KALSOMINING, GRAINING, ETC.  Done satisfactory try  GAULEY  &  DAVIS,  The Practical Painters,   : \  410 Cambie Street.      Opp. Court House  :   GEO. HAY   :  Viincouver'ii   Pioneer    Clothes  2.       Ruiiuvulor, milkcs h suit new.  X Dyeing and Repairing  ��� 210 Cambie St., Vancouver.  For the next 80'"days you can get a Bait at  your own prlcp at  THE   ACME  V  To Introduce: our new. syutorn of tabail&g V  fore our Fall Stock aiiivta.  We  wash  flannels   '  perfectly��� '"   \  send  them home  sweet-smelling,- *   ' '  clean  and  as soft: ���   , ,     ���.';,.;  as a  baby's-  face.  PIONEER  Steam Laundry  Phone 346.910 - 914 Richards St'  Downtown Officb,- No. 4 Akcadk.  'white hclp only.  Meeting.  2<GeorrrI* St.  P. O. E.���VAJM"COUVERABRIB, No. <U  meets Wednesday evenings; ylsltlnit^j  hrethren.welcome. ,Ber.t Pareons, W^ '  C t. Hotrand, Cutter Pt'. J.iChiure, W; S.i Arcade.

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