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Array i*#bffi&3��**J?2*y*'  THE  ROYAL BANK  OF  CANADA  . .'BAVINQ8   BANK . .  A General Banking Business          Transacted.  OFFICBS-Hastlngs   Btreet,   W.,  Bfiiliidiinter Avenue, Vancouver.  VOL. 5.  i;. c. \nm\m im m  Authorized Capital   -   noSBMSO-  Suhncrlbed Capital   - ' -    l^fUH*.,  Ai-mhs over    -    -    -    ���      SMuiUl,,.  Head Office 321 Cambln Street;. Vancouver, B. C.  VANCOUVER. B. O, SATUBDAY, JDNE 21, 1902.  Chinese in the  Milk Business  Civic Employees Organize���Foley and Hawthornthwaite and  Debs to Address Meetings���Clerks andjTheir  Cards���Nomination of Officers.'  President W. 3. Lamrick occupied the  chair at Thursday,, night's ..regular  cession of the Trades and .Labor coun-  ��a."*"Secretar!e6 Cross and Lilley were  ��lao In.their places. There was a fair  attendance, and the' proceedings were  lively throughout, , though they meet-  tag was not called to order, till, after  time.  '���CREDENTIALS..  atachlnlsts* union���Jas. H.  McVety,  vice J. Arncll, resigned.  Firemen's': Protective uulon���Harry  SBuncan, vice G. Macdonald, resigned.  ���   COMMUNICATIONS.  ��� JProm W. L. Mackenzie King, deputy  minister of labor,   Ottawa, _ enclosing  .copies of bill for the settlement of labor  ���disputes, as introduced to ^parliament  . 3*y Hon. Mr. Mulock.  XL J. Burns, secretary Socialist party,  ���at British Columbia, wrote asking that  ax-committee be appointed to act; with  o Mem in carrying out further arrange-  aoonts for the lecture to be given by  SSogene V. Debs, on Monday night.  from secretary Miners' union. Boss-  land, re the death of James.Martln, ex-  atiu*,.  Financial Secretary���J. L. Lilley, F.  Russell.:  Treasurer���Messrs. J. M.'Sinclair and  G. Isaacs.  Statistician���(Messrs. J. Crow, D. Robinson, B. A. J. Wilson, S. J. Gothard.  Sergeant-at-arms���Messrs. George  Dobbin, S. Walker.  Trustees���Robert Macpherson, JV H.  Watson, E. E. Burns, W. Rollins, J.  Hardie, J. Dubberly.  Executive committee���Messrs. Robert  Macpherson,: J.-H. Watson, G. A. Pound,  S. Walker.  Proceedings' terminated.  NO IS  ON THE RAIL.  affect what lt is designed to do, namely,  deceive tho public. It proves one of  two things, cither Mr. Hanna Is not  possessed of eyes and' ears, or that  possessing these organs, he makes no  uso of them ln this regard. Sincerely  ea we regret the fact, we make. the  statement for the benefit of Mr. Hanna  and all whom It may concern���that the  service of the Canadian Northern) is  honeycombed with discontent. Every  branch and every man is awaiting justice or consideration In some form. XVe  beg pardon, aud ask to make one exception; there Is always one (sometimes more) sublimely content, with'the  lot of the. wage-slave In any condition,  and sometimes he ls'strong and brave  enough to "go It alone"; so' in this case  we have a one man mechanical department. Smallish, outfit for a transcontinental railway.���Winnipeg Voice.  mm am fisherm.  THE CLERKS.  The C P. R. blacksmiths at Winnl  peg through their, union have beenVcar-  ryinjj on negotiations with their employers for the past few weeks. A  schedule was presented, and last7 week  a satisfactory agreement was arrived  at. They secure a minimum wage of  28 cents per hour, a recognition of the  union, and the C. P. R. have granted  other concessions: to the men.  THEJ U.  B. OF R. E.  ���From, R. Hungerford, president To-j    Presldent Geo. Estes of   the' United  ronto Carriage and Wagon   Workers'   Br��therhood of Railway Employees has  ���union, asking for assistance, as   that  union Io now on strike.., Referred   to  .JHacksmlths' union.  .P. Laracn,.: North Vancouver, wrote  tliat his new premises .were now open  tax picnics and the dancing hall ready  tor use.'' The 'delegates were requested  te, note, the:> announcement���the letter  filed. ��� .        ,, ���  i.      i.        COMMITTEE REPORTS..''  Reported  that  thc  civic    employees  iiad foruicd a union.  The president reported on the legal  status of the council, regarding the af  filiation   with   the . Trades and Labor  -Congress of Canada.' Report was accepted, and the matter deferred.'  been addressing meetings    lately    at  Winnipeg ln the Interests of the new  order.   The Voice of that city, reporting his remarks, says that the speaker  with considerable detail'traced.'the' history of the organization, which, like  many a great movement, hod. a, beginning apparently accidental. In the name  of the late Collls P. Huntingdon, president of the' Southern Pacific' railway,  an 'insurance* scheme-'was [introduced  on that' system about two years ago,  tailing .for a, contribution of $3.70 per  month,  . stopped   out   of   employees'  wages,  and ostensibly designed as  a  relief fund, but on examination by thc  men was found to be a scheme for relieving men of their 'wages and building up a huge fund at the sole disposal  of tlhe corporation. : The scandal roused  the indignation of the men   and   set  The retail .clerks"held 'their regular  bi-monthly meeting on Tuesday evening. Vice-president J. A. Murray occupied the chair; secretary W.'J. Lamrick  was; also at hisdeSk.' The union will  take a hand at picketing, having appointed , a- committee for this purpose.  Any stores not observing ' the civic  early, closing by-law must take the  consequences if the committee: catches  them selling their wares after hours.  Oillcers were elected as follows for the  ensuing term:. President, J. A, Murray;  vice-president, Geo- P. Cathrea; second vice-president,. D. S. Bayncs; sec-  reta.ry/'.W. J. Lamrick. (re-elected)'; financial-secretary,' E. E.C. Johnson (reelected); treasurer, W. J. :WhIte; guide,  U.':3. Aubln; delegates to. Trades arid  Labor Council,  W.  J.  LamriOk, J. -A  On Tuesday the Grand Lodge of Fishermen met in special session at Now  Westminster to consider reports regarding the prices of flsh. There were present Messrs. Taylor, Mackle, Holcross,  Dusenbury, Dames, Anderson and Durham. The following lengthy letter was  read  FROM THE CANNERS:  To the President and7 Members' of  Grand Lodge B. C. Fishermen's  Union: '..  Gentlemen,���Pursuant ito the agreement mado at, the conference held on  Saturday last, I have been Instructed  to submit the following proposition for  your consideration as a basis for prices  to be paid for sockeye salmonyduring  the coming season, ln the hope that an  amicable and mutually satisfactory settlement may ibe arrived at; There are  only two available methods for (fixing  prices^ for the entire season,'namely,  A Minimum Price  for the whole season and a sliding scale  based upon the total number of cases  packed from flsh caught ln .British Columbia waters With gill nets by Fraser  River fishermen.  ���, In  respect to  the  minimum  price,   I   am   instructed   to  point out that-no person can at: the  commencement of the season estimate  what the run will \be; consequently, it  is impracticable ~:to arrange   a price  whiich shall be satisfactory to the canners and the fishermen.     If the price  wasflxed low and a small run of flsh  occurred,    the    fishermen would earn  very small wages, whilstif the price,  was fixed to highi and a large run occurred,  the canners would  be  heavy  Over 500,000 up to 600,000 cases, 10c pel  flan.  The canners would point out that under the Fisheries act, sworn returns respecting the number of cases packed  havo to be made from each cannery,  and the books of the respective owners are open to inspection by government ofllcers; consequently no difficulty  can arise lu deciding thc number of  cases packed as soon as the season  closes. If the union prefers, the canners aro willing to pay on  '  The "Retort Count."  Should any fishermen wish for advances  during tbe season, these can be readily  be"ma<fe~oh.* the basis of,~say 10c per  flol,     n-nA   *\.f.   .!.��!    THE  The carpenters and joiners of" thld'  city have raised initiation fee' (V $6.  Stone-cutters have alllllated with thd  Building' Trades Council. The teamsters  have decided to follow suit. " ,  There Is trouble existing on the Roger!  block, Hastings street, the plumbing  and steam-fitting being, done by boy*  instead of men. ��� v  The initiation fee of the two carpenters' unions will be raised on the 1st  of July, so that all carpenters not yet  llsh, and the balance coming to him be| enrolled wl�� d�� xvell to get in at the  Murray, U. J. Aubin.  A letter was received from Victoria! ,�������, seeing that they ha��� to" compTte  ^   BJha\th6y" had. fU"y organlsccl | w��h the trap flsh packed'on the Sound,  which, In any event, are put up more  and affiliated with the international as  soelatlon-  The J. N. Ward Co., of Peoria, 111.,  vho were on the unfair list, having settled their: differences; with the union,  were placed on the fair list again.,This  firm will In future ..'..manufacture".;-all  kinds of ready-niade clothing, using the  United Garment .Workers'. label.  A committee was appointed to co-operate with the socialist labor party in  , .arranging for the reception of * Mr.  fl>eS>3. ; The committee appointed comprises Messrs. Sinclair, Robinson and  McViety.  *3*he Grievance   committee 'was instructed to'act with the Bakers in set-  fOlag some disputes they hod now   ln  i Stand.  The council was informed that: Chris  SWey and Mr. Hawthornthwaite would  ���address the Progressive party on Tues-  >iay. night in the O'Brien hall.  A-motion was passed, asking that all  -awlon men disengaged on Friday kinder .attend the funeral of the late James  iw. ,     ,      ��� ���     ,     ,>,.,���,,   them thinking on new lines.   On Janu-  ��� Martin, ex-M.L.A., of Rossland, which  "","' '  . ary 27, 1901, 312 employees of the South-  took place yesterday afternoon. ��� ������,,_        ,.  *^^      ' ' ern-Pacific met at Rosburg, Ore., a di  visional point, and  by : midnight    the  nucleus of the United Brotherhood   of  Railway Employees was formed   nnd  launched,on Its mission.  In a week the  membership  numbered. 1,000 men,  Including employees from: every branch  of the service, and quickly extended to  other parts of the system; and yet at  this stage there was no conscious effort to extend it beyond the;.Southem  Pacific system.    But it soon    spread  from one state to another, and is now  assuming national and reaching- out to  International dimensions.  In San Francisco one single division numbers 1,0001  men, and in Sacramento 2,000 men.are  Included in the Brotherhood. ."And now  we are In Canada,"   said   President  Eate3.'':A word aajtovourjsonaUtutloit.  iFhad been compiled by experienced  railroad men, and upon   which their  best thought had been bestowed.    He  came, not;as a hostile invader of the  preserves of a rival order, but,, flrst to  establish i the United .< Brotherhood of  Railway Employees In a new territory,  and for the first time beyond an Inter-  'national line.  Labor, like capital, looks  with unbroken vlslonV across political  frontiers, and common.conditions make  a common cause and hind men Into a  common' brotherhood."  EXPRESSIONS OF. GRATITUDE.  The. folowing letter Is an acknowl  edgment :of the assistance, from Vancouver towards aiding the miners of  South Wellington, B.C., who have been  on strike .for the past ten months, and  who are.in consequence in a crippled  financial condition:  cheaply than Is possible; on the'Fraser  River. ���    ���  The Price of Canned Salmon  depends entirely upon the number of  cases packed. Thus, Jn 1300, the price  of the 1-pound tails ir. the United  Kingdom, in consequence of the; small  pack, rose for a time to 2Cs,: whllstthe  price this year for same goods Is now  only 18s, being a difference of 8s; or  nearly $2 per case. Had, therefore,  the canners dn 1901 paid the prices ruling In 1900, the loss to them would not  have been less than'$2,400,00, seeing  that the selling price for the 1901 pack  barely covers the actual'.cost.'of pro-  paid at the end of the season, wh"en  the final count has been made. The  above suggested, sliding scale has been  made after careful consideration by  the committee; who trust that the Fishermen's Union will see their way to accept it. Awaiting your early reply,  I remain, yours faithfully,  , ,W. S. BURDIS,  Secretary Fraser River Canners' Asso^  elation.  Vancouver, B.C., June 16, 1902.  FISHERMEN'S REPLY.  After considering the foregoing letter,  tho secretary was Instructed to reply  to the same, and say   that  the  prices  for salmon submitted by the association  were, in the lodge's opinion, too low to  deserve earnest consideration; that it  would be practically useless to recommend to the local lodges *thoIr acceptance, as no ad vantages ..have been offered to the union above non-resident  fishermen.    Furthermore, as the association has signified: its determination  not to advance the prices any further,  the grand, lodge   of the fishermen Vis  of the opinion that it is but a needless  waste of time and energy to, continue  the negotiations entered into. That the  association be: notified' that; the union,  will,   during   the   coming   season, be j  guided by temporary circumstances.  ��� ;The meeting then.adjourned until the  last Saturday of the month at 11a.m.,  at New'.Westminster. ' ���  low rates now prevailing.  The Building Laborers meet the second and fourth Thursday In each!  month. The initiation fee Is now $2.  The union is progressing rapidly,, the  membership being already a large one.  The Building Exchange, an organlsa-  tlon of the contractors, has appointed at  committee to meet a' similar committee  from the Building Trades council with  a view to holding a conference between  the two bodies.  The ranks of the Building Trades  council were further strengthened, by  the addition: of two delegates from the  International Stone-cutters' union, who  presented credentials and took: out  cards at the last meeting.  A union man in the building trade In  this city has now no need to lose time  by:tramping around the town looking  for a job. All he has to do is to report  to the business agent at union hall,  and he'll get all the cwork he : can; at��  tend to. If idle men will heed this^  ihey can save both time and shoe  leather.  ductlon.     On  the Sound the use of  Miners' and Mine-Laborers' Protective! traps Insures that the cost shall be in  .CHUNESE 'MILK VENDORS.  Jl delegateVasked if the Walters': un-  '   .ton was aware of.the fact that certain  -~���restaurants were purchasing milk from  Chinese.   This gave rise to a very Interesting discussion.''   It was pointed  ��trt tbnt there was great   danger   of  spreading disease by Chinese milk ven  dors.   Names   of certain   restaurants  were mentioned, i which, procured their  anUk from' Chinese.   A report will be  made to the oouncil at Its next meeting  ���a theV alleged grievance.'. '  A delegate'drew attention to the fact  that certain clerks, when asked for  their,union' cards could'not produce  ���flifinou  '    ��Uhe president said that; there   werej  ..*teito ,[ln 'tblsclty, who "dcllboraitcly  *led" to customers to get their trade,  ���MX tbey ��� were.'.ln', good.' standing, in. the  ������nlbn'they would be In'possession of  Association.  T. H. Cross, Esq., Secretary Trades and  Labor Council, Vancouver, B. C:  Dear Sir and Brother,���Yours, of a  recent'date arrived, y. We   are   very  thankful for 'the liberal donation of ?70  that you sent us.    We cannot express  our gratitude and thanks enough for  your kindness and generosity. There are  still about 20 men out'j.of. employment  here yet; most all of them, have families  and have their all invested in a little  home here, and it looks, as if we will  have to go away.   The company.has a  block list, and it contains the names  of all the men who. are.out of .work.  Wishing you success, yours fraternally,  JAS.:BATEMAN,' Treasurer.  ISAAC HARRIS, Secretary.  South Wellington, B.C.; June 2, 1902.  current working card.  NOMINATION OF OFFICERS.  *rere thfen, made as follows for the ��n-  tsving term, which will be left open till  ttonext meeting, when a ballot will be  7��Bto��n:';"; ���'������"'''������������':  SYeeident���Meesri W.' J. Lamrick, F.  mS. VtoaoelV Georgo ilmoacm.  :Wlce-pr��s4ient���M��Brs.' Ei E. Burns,  1JP. Russell, ' __   ,' ��� <i'  ., eteooriiiitg atwetary-JT. H.' Ciosa.  HONiI3YCOMBED WiITH bisCON-  " "TDaiNT./- '  Tho labor situation on the Canadian  Northern Railway is a uerlous one for  all conoerncd. Created.out of public  favor and funds, the Manitoba government for all thla retained for the people, as a return, or equivalent a visionary control of rates "only." r In the  management it has no. more power or  voice than uhe man in the mm* beycxd  a. reoognltion of.personal .or political  favors. Sapt. Hanna tells'the public  throiitb the press that beyond possibly  a. tmvr mechanics Id Winnipeg all Js  peace aad harmony ln the servioe. Such  Trades and Labor Council ��� .. ..?10 00  The Electrical Workers' Union ..   5 00"  The Carmen's Unlon..; ....'    5 00  Blacksmith's "Union .. ..~^~".T_.".-li~00  International Ass. of Machinists; .. 5 00  Plumibers'., .Union ..  ... .... ..... 2 50  U. B. Carpenters 3 00  Tailors' Union 5 00  Ui'.'B; of Freight-handlers .. .... B 00  Iron Moulders' Union, No. 281 .... 3 00  United Federal Union, No. 23 .. .. 2 CO  Journeymen 'Bakere and Conf...".. 2 00  Fred. Parnabey     50  O. Johnson... .... .. .........    50  J. Lennon...  ..  ....  ..     CO  Painters" Local Union, No: 138.'.'���..   3 00  Boiler Makers' Union .'. .. .. ..6 00  Barbers' Union, No. 120.i.. .. ..2 60  Cigar Makers' Int. Union, No. 357  Vancouver.. ............ .. ..6 00  direct proportion to the size of ��� the run,  and thus automatically  A Sllddng Scale  Is established."- ;:In this connection  please'note the cost of building and  operating a small trap amounts to,  say $5,000. If one fish only was caught,  it, wouI-d cost $5,000; if 6,000 flsh only  were caught, they would cost $1 each;  If 25,000 were caught, they would cost  -20c each; 50,000 would cost 10c each,  and. 100,000 5c each. In order for British Columbia packers to compete with  the packers on the Sound on anything  like even terms, it is absolutely; necessary to adopt a scale of prices which  shall be proportionate to  : The Run of the Fish.  The sliding scale, as suggested by one  of your delegates appears - to be the  only one which will attain this end.  Your delegates personally expressed  themselves in favor of a sliding  _scale,y_whiohv_after^coiisideration;-mcets  with the approval of the canners because it divides the risk fairly between  the caners and the fishermen, and If thc  relative prices to be paid for fish are  properly adjusted, will Insure to the  fishermen a , fair wage In any event,  and save the canners from  .'��� ,      Loss ln Selling'  the pack. It is, therefore, to be hoped  that the Fishermen's Union will approve this mode of payment. The In-  teutlon ds that even In the,event of a  small run the fishermen shall obtain a  FROM ROSSLAND.  Rossland, June' 17.���Unionism at  Rossland is at a very low ebb. The  companies are blacklisting men by the  wholesale. It is getting'so bad that  they are afraid to open their mouths  If they are spoken to! ' When one  speaks he will look round^o see if anyone is liable to hear before answering.  A large number, thoughat heart union,  are afraid to. attend the" meetings. 'A  man applying for a, job-is requiredto  flrst fill out a blank giving his age, nationality and' previous position of service, whether a member of a union or  not, and when, what strike, if in any,  engaged, and where. The' boycott is  applied here openly. But our lawmakers are too blind to this pernicious  condition of things to pay any attention to the violation of the laws by  their friends. This is another strong  evidence for the necessity of independent, political: action.  Very satisfactory progiess continues  in the working out of the "card system." Only one or two failures to act  at the right moment have occurred, and  these were due.to the fact that all the  union men working on those jobs were  reont additions to trades unionism,  and were, consequently,"not fully alive  to the requirements of the "system.'  It's a caution how somejworking men  will flock Into the union; just as soon  as the "shoe pinches." They are falling over one another these busy day3  to join the' building trades unions in  this city.   Let the good work go on.  The Ccntractors" Association will  meet; the Building Trades: Council in  committee ������ regarding the card system  now being so successfully, enforced.; No  doubt a: better understanding, will: result to both parties.  CHRIS. FOLEY AND HAWTHORNTHWAITE WILL SPEAK IN THE  O'BRIEN HALL TUESDAY NIGHT.  ALL WELCOME.  ,   IN MEMORIAM.  We are sorry to have to report the  death of Mr. J. H. Tiddy, a member of  the Boilermakei'S___and_Ir.on^Shipbuild-  A job on Burrard street, close, to  Burnaby, was unionised on Wednesday.  Mr. Cawthorne is the contractor: and  three carpenters were' taken into the  union. As men get finished wibhi jobs  and laid off. and begin to look for work  elsewhere, they; find that union jobs are  the'rule now, rather than the exception, as heretofore.. .- These men then'  call round to Union Hall and get fixed  up with the union. They always get  the glad hand. Come along boys; better late than never.  eis' .Union. Mr. Tiddy was highly respected by his fellow-workmen at the  C." ��� P. R. shops, and also by the fellow-members of ihis union, ns was testified on Tuesday last by the large at-1 "3. They have the right to notify their  tendance at his funeral, some 130 of the | employers of their purpose to strike.  The following extract may probably  be of Interest to union men of the  building trades. It ,is the decision of  Judge Parker, ot the Court of Appeals,  In Albany, N.Y., recently handed down,  in-which-Irls spe"cifically"stated~thatT'  "1. Workmen have the right to organise to better their conditions.  "2. Tliey liave the right to strike to  secure better conditions.  Foresters, of which the deceased was |  an honored member. The machinists  and others of the C. P. R. shops and  the Boilermakers' Union also attended.  We extend our deepest sympathy to  the; bereaved mother, who has lost her  only: child and support, and hope the  .       "    "  "I lemainlng yenrs of her life may bring  fair remuneration for their labor and |.  $70 00  SHEARS AND  SCISSORS.  The tailors held lhelr regular, meet  lng Monday, nlglit. President Williams  presided and Secretary Burritt was also  In his place. The matter of sending a  delegate to the next convention of the  Dominion Trades, and1 Labor Congress  was laid over until the nert meeting.  Charles Whalen was Chosen as president andVW; ;W. !Toombo as treasurer;  Misses Clark and Graham was aelect-  taJJt-te eMUnotlUe, and dots not erenj ��a as audltora..      ,  time, ond that If larger runs occur they  will .be still   better  paid, though  thc  price per flsh be less.    Your delegates  suggested that the number, of boats to  be fished dn 1902 shall be reduced.. . The  canners have no objection to this, and  the following offer Is made upon the  basis of a substantial reduction in Inst  year's .boats.     The following  Prices Are Suggested:  Up to 200,000 cases, 20o per flab.  Over 200,000 up to 30��,000 cases, 16c  per flsh.  Over 300,000 up to 400,000 cases; 13c per  flBh.  Over 400,000 up to 500,000 cases,,lie  per flsh. !l i'viA*;.*,  her more happiness than the past eight  years,has done, she having had more  than her full share of sorrow and bereavement. The. floral tributes were  very numerous, the neighbors nnd  friends bringing in sweet-smelling  flowers In kind remembrance of ��� .'Billy,"  aa ���'. v he was more familiarly  known l>y that name. Noticeable  among : y them waa one from  tbe workmen of the C. P. R. shops and  several from Bro. Foresters.' A wreath  "4. They have the right' to refuse to  work with non-union men,;or members  of a rival organisation, and the einr  ploycr must take their dictation or' go  without, their services.  "5. A -peaceful and orderly strike Is  not In violation'of the law."        ���   ���  If we had more Judges of this charao  ter on the bench,: the laboring people  would get due recognition, the Interests  of all would be equally protected, the  laws of'the land would be respected  and obeyed, arbitration would be the  password to our troubles, and the result would be a better understanding*  between bhe employers and employed.  Over in Van Anda, trouble ls reported  to exist tctween tbe miners and the  Pacific Steel company.   The men stop--  was also sent by the Boilermakers' Un- j *"* work tecause ��**>* ,��������" ��" ���**'  ion.   He leaves a sorrowing mother to fau,t for wa8reB'~ Th^ ��*? now P<*��?  up for April and affar.Tiu* Company is  mourn his losss.  HEAR EUGENE V. DEBS ON MONDAY NIGHT, CITY HALL.  report^ ��a*ryiogu>aHtit' with CMnesa  altogetter. A pay-day. taxW. la badly  needed ia fids ffvfttaia.-  Ay  mmm  iMMmm  ���yl.  liiiiil  W<  Bmmm DELUSION OF DELAY  And TheyiAM With One Consent  Began to Make Excuses."  W-ify  APOLOGIES  WHICH  ARE  MADE.  lu lln> tlitcinirsi. Kt.v. Div l'almnue I'iiIiiU  Out Hi*' folly n-.ui l>un-��;r uf l'<ist|>on-  ij:- lm; .Wu'<'i>;uis(.|. ol' t;.n <ii..)��t.l tn-  viiiil...n- Eluw Mtu UeaMti. ���]Utimx<*Ivc��  lull. w..'i>tit.[,.ni.  lill'.t I-. il .Vrt'O  ii Act r.f I'lirllninciiiof Can-  jv���r !:��!. i,y Uilium ll.niy, uf Tote iii-p'i itl .w:fi.;uauru. i.iniwa.  !:.sii;m;lt  Tn..i.  um:  ���.���en:.  J;l.;i,  Iiji.i,  in  i.  S.J.M  ni. April Hi.���In tlie fol-  u;..' i.i.;. lun-i'. prepnrid liy Dr.  ;.....��������� ii.-i'mv his illiie.su, tliu folly  i'..t;,;.v ui' ��� pi.Mponii"; tlu- nc-  ���.i.i... im" tlu.- lTh.-ju: invitation nre  -.i-.l cu llu: U'.t, l.ukc ,.\iv, J8,  I iin.;.' ail v.'iili .im.' eonsenl belt)    lllilke   eM'tlM'."  in' im: in iialio'is to u levee aro  om i.io regrets eoiiic in. One  ii;iti.<ii;i/....s in:- noii-.iuoiiilnneo on  . . o-u ., ;..n ,'.he:- oil ..nolher  ml. Tho niosl of '.he regrets are  .iii oil Jil'.oi c::gdi;e;ii i.l.s. So  / i.-M a great , l).uii|iii;t was'  nl, the., invitations' weie ciri'til-  itd-il. i.tA now l he.regrets c;imc in.  The one ghes an agricultural re;i-  iiun, the oilier a stuck lie tier's reason, (lie oilier a doniisuc renson.  All iioor reasons. ' The fact-was,  tiie.v d-d nol wiiiu lo go.- "And thoy  Vail wilh one consent began to muko  excuse."  i'mi now (.oil spreads .i grc.it ban-  <|i.ct. it is the so.,pel fe.iM, and  tile l.tbli I'e.u'lies nuo^s llie licmis-  ijheie.-,. .nnl the invit.tiion-, go out,  und ini.li iludi'i come .mil sii down  ami drink oiu of tiie rii.ilK.s of Clod's  iuve, wliile otlier mi.lliUK'e-. decline  coming, the one giving tin., apology,  runi   I ho  oilier   giving   thnt   apology,  ��� .mil ihe.v all with one consent begin lo niMice excuse." 1 pioposo. so  1...  .is Cod m.iy help me,  lo ei.iiiiinc  . the .ipniogies   wliirh     men   m.il.o   for  not   ciilcii.ig ll.e Lhnslvn 11f-���  puloK.v tl.i' fiiHt: 1 am uoi sure  .'.!���.ie i> anything valu.Ujle in the  'vlnUl'.in religion. ll is pleaded  thai these aie sn many nnpoMnuns  in tins, (lay : so ininy things lhat  Sii'rni lo he real arc sham. A gilded  outside mny have a hollow inside  Theie i.s so iiun.li ipiackery in pliys-  iis, in ethici, in politics. Unit men  nunc to llie h.ihit of incredulity, and  .;.i.er a\\ iliie Uicv allow thnt incredulity   Id    collide    with  our  holy  re-  I .,io i.     But.   in.i   friends,   1 think  re-  ��� ,,(.u li.n made a pretty good rc-  icid ill the world. How many  ���. niiinVt it has s.ilicd ! How many  ���, i i.l.s of ii'i- .if I'd in the mid-  i-.i���'hl    wilderness !     How    ninny si-  ��� ,',iiim hiruuk d.'icrt* it hath turned  into llie gardens of the Lord !   How  II i.ulli stilled the chopped sea 1  I'iii.it iosy light it hath sent strenm-  iii.^ tlirni.gh Ihe rift of the slorra-  i!oi.d ! What pools of cool water it  li.ilh gathered for thirsty llag.ir and  Kl..i<,.cl ' What manna whiter than  cm lander seed it hath dropped all  iiioi;ncl the camp of hardly bested  pilgrims ! What, promises it hnlh  will out like holy watchers to keep  rtlic lamp') burning around death- |  ���nods, th.'oiigh tin darkness tlml lowers into the H-puhhur! What  Jiaslus of romirro'lion morn !  '���������..de.-. thai, tine loligiiin has mado  &o many hero<>i. It brought Sum-  mi. i held, ihe Methodist, acioss the  /-il.iuiiu olhiiii vrith his silver trum-  ji" t lo blow i ho acceptable year of  the I.onl until it seemed as if all our  Anurican cities would take the  Iiiiigiioni of hoa'en by violence. It  ��� mil .icliudi Ashman into Africa  iiloi.c, in a continent of naked bar-  I'aii.in'., to lift tho stntulaid of civil..alum and .Christianity, it mnde  Joiiii Million union? poets. Ka|)hacl  anions; pamtcis. Christopher M/ien  mii'Mig architect",       Thorwaldsen  m:,oni; sculptr>r.i, Flandcl anion;.: niu-  t.'C!jus. Nothing in religion '.' Why.  then, nil those Christians weie de-  cc'ied whon in 'their dying moment  fuey thought they paw tlle castles of  1!*e blessed, am your child, that  -v -itli unutterable agony you put  ^t'.iiiy into Via gr.vTp, you will never  see him ugain nor hear his sweet  vo.fc nor ferl the throb of his youin;  heart. 'J'hore.is nothing in rcligi:>n ?  Kicknc-K will come upon you. Roll  and tuin on your pillow: no relief.  The mcdicimi may be bitter, the  iii.fhl may bo dark, the pain may be  hhaip. no relief. Christ never comes  to the sick-room. Let the pain  slab; lcl tho fover burn; curse it and  die. Them is nothing in religion '  After uwhilo death will come. You  will bear thu pawing of tlie pale  hoi.su on the threshold. The spirit  -wi! I-bo-breaking���away���from���the  body, and it will take flight���whither, whither ? There is no Clod, no  jiiinislciing angels, to conduct, no  Christ, no heaven, no home Nothing in religion ? Oh, you are not  willing to adopt such a dismal theory I  And yet thc world is full of skeptics. And lot me sny there is no  clais of people for whom f have a  wanner sympathy than for skeptics.  We do not know how to treat them.  We dcridu them, wc caricature them.  XVe, instead of taking thein by the  sort hiinil of Christian love, clutch  them with the iron pinchers of cc-  clesiaslicisni. Oh, if. you knew how  those men had fallen away from  Christianity and become skeptics you  would not bo so rough on them I  Some wero brought up in homes  where religion was overdone. The  moat wretched dny in the week was  tin ml ay. Religion was driven into  Clw.ni with a triphammer. They luul  si sinfeit of prayer meetings. Thoy  were r (.tiffed and choked with catechisms. They were told by llieir  parents that they were the ��� worst  children tliat ovor lived because thoy  liked to rido down hill better than  to read "Pilgrim's Progress." They  never heard thcir parents talk of religion but with the comers of the  jnouth drawn down and the eyes  roiled up. Others went into skepticism through maltreatment on the  part of somo-who,professed religion.  There is a man who says.  "My nart-  ner in business was conspicuous in  prayer meeting, and he was ollicious  in all religious circles, but he cheated me out of fcfl.OOO, and I don't  want any of lhat religion." Then  there aro others who got into skepticism b.v a natural persistence in asking questions, why or how ? How  fun tluil be one being in three persons ? They cannot understand it..  :>ei'.lier caii I. How can Coil bo a  .���oiapli'te sovereign am! yet man a  i'n'u agent '.' They cannot undei'-  ���uai.*. it. N'eiiher can 1. They  cannot under.siar.ii why a holy Cod  lets sin come into the world. Neither  cnu 1. They say: "liere is a great  mystery: lieiv,.. Ij a disciple of fashion, frivolous nml endless nil her  days; she lives on to '->��� an octogenarian. Here is a Chris inn mother,  I reining lier children for Hod und  li 'aveii. s.'lf sniTii'risig. Cli'risllike,  indispensable seeiuii ".:!y to that  lioiisrlini.i; i'ii.! ���.'���'!-' a cancer and  (I.e..        The   skeplir ' i-ays,     "1   can't  explain  l.l'at."     .Wither call  1.  I can M>e how ui"ii reason themselves into sUepii'.isiiii' Mull burning  I.'it 1. liave trodden that blistering  way. 1 know what il is to li'nvo a  hundred nighis poured into i.ne hour.  There are men i!) the arid desert of  duiilil who would give-their ihous-  aiiiis of doiiais if they could ge'l  hack lo ll.' i.i I religio.. ol' their ia-  Vhers. Si.ch men, are not to be caricatured, but. helped, anil not through  their I.cails. but through llieir hearts.  When these men.'really do come into  the kingdom of t!od, they will be  worth far more to the cause of  Christ than lltosn who never examined the evidences of Christ ianily: If,  therefore, 1 address nien and women  who have "drilled away into skepticism, 1 throw out no scoff; I rather  implead you by Ihe memory of those  good old times when you knelt at  \our mother's knee and said your  evening prayer and those other days  of skkness when she watched nil  night and Rave jou the medicines at  just the right time and turned the  pillow when it was hot and with  hand long ai^o tumid to dust soothed j'our pains and with that voice  jou will nevei hear again unless you  join her ill ihu belter co1 nliy told  jou never mind, you would be belter by ami le,. ami by lh.it dying  coach where she talked so lowly,  catching her breath between the  words���by all those memories I nsk  jou to come and tako (lie same religion. 11 was good enough lor her,  il i.s good enough for you. Aye, I  make a better plea. Bv the wounds  and the deal", throe ol the l^on of  Cod, who approaches you in iniinite  love with loin brow und laceialid  hands and whipped back, crying,  " Come unto nie. al! ye that labor  and ure heavy laden, und I will give  .vou  rest !"  Othor persons apologise for not entering the Clnislian Hie becuuse of  Ihe incorrigibility of their temperament. Now. we admit it is harder  for somo people to become Christians  than for others, but the grace of  Cod never came to a mountain that  it could not climb or to an abyss  that il could not fathom or to a  bondage that il could not break.  The wildett, horse that ever trod  Arabian sands has been broken lo  bit and tiace. The maddest torrent tumbling from mountain shelving has been harnessed to tho mill  wheel and the factory band, sotting  a thousand shuttles' all a-btuz and  a-clatler. And the wildest, the  haughtiest, tho most ungovernable  man oier created by the grace of  Cod may be subdued and sent, out on  ministry of kindness, ius God sends  an August thundersto"ni to nater  the wild llowers down in thc grus*.  I'eter, with natuie tempestuous as  the sea thai ho once tried to walk,  al one look from Ch:ist went out  and wept bitterly. Rich harvests of  grace may grow on tho summit of  the jaggod steep, and Hocks of Christian graces may find pasturage in  fields of bramble and rock. Con-  veiling giaco has lilted the drunkard  from the ditch and snatched tho  knife from tho hand of the assassin  and the false kevs from the buiglar  and in the pestiferous lanes of iho  cily met tho dai'ghtor of sin under  the din lamplight and scattered her  sorrow and her guilt, with the words.  "Thy sins nre foi given: go. and sm  no more." For scarlet sin a scar-  lot atonement.  Other persons apologize for not entering the Clnislian lifo uojause of  thc inconsistencies of those who profess religion. There are thousands  of poor farmers. They do not know  the nature of soils or tho proper rotation ot crops. Their corn is shorter in the stalk and smaller in tho  ear. They have icu 1j~s bushels to  the acre than their neighbors. But  who declines being a farmer because  there arc so many poor farmci s"?  There aro thousands of incompetent  merchants.      They  buy at the wrong  .tune, They_ get__i,.hi'atc_d_iii_tlio_sale  of their goods. Eveiy bale of goods  is to them a bale of disaster. They  fail after awhile and go out of business. Iiut wlio declines lo be a merchant because there are so many incompetent merchants "> There are  thousands of poor lawyois. They  cannot draw a declaration that will  stand the test. Thoy cannot recover  just damages. They cannot help a  defendant oscvpc from tho (injustice of  his persecutors. They are the worst.  Impediments against any case in  which they are retained. Dnt who  declines to bo a lawyer beciuiHC there  arc so many incompetent htwyeis?  Yet there"ure tons of thousands of  people who decline being religious because thero are so many unworthy  Christians. Now, I say it is illogical. Poor lawyers are nothing  against jurisprudence; poor physicians are nothing against medicine ;  poor fanners are nothing agninst agriculture, and moan, contemptible  professors of religion are nothing  against  our glorious  Christianity.  Sickness will como, and wc will bo  pushed out townrd thu lied .Sin  whicli divides this world fiom the  next, and not the inconsistency of  Chiisliuns but the rod of faith will  wave back the waters as a commander wheels his host. Tho judgment  will como, with its thunder shod  solemnities. Oh, I hen wo will not  stop and say,' "There wns a - mean  Christian; there was a cowardly  Christian;     thor��     was     an impure  Christian." In that day as now, "If  thou bo wise, thou shalt be wise for  .thyself, but if thou scornest thou  alone shall bear it." Why, my brother, the inconsistency of Christians,  so fur from being an argument to  keep you away from Cod, ought lo  no un argument to drive you to him.  'llie best place for a. skillful doctor  i.s in a neighborhood where ihere are  all poor 'donors, tlie best, plnce : for  "nr. eiilerpiising merchalil to opeii'his  store is iu a place where tlie bargain,  makers do not uiidcrstand their business, and the best place for you who  want lo become-, the illnslrious and  complete Christian, the best place fer  j'ou is lo come right down ninong us  who are *o i:.i'o::::''c:"iit an.! so Inconsistent, soi.ietimi's. Show us how.  (five us an example.  Other pii'sissi'. cpoiogbc i'or not lie-  ������oiiiing t'hi'isMcns l.ec.'i so tiny lack  time,, as though rel.',;li<n muddled th';  bruin of the acciii'.:i\:inl or tripped  tlie pen of tli" uiil��or or thii'l.ir.iv.i  the loiigue ef the orator or wi'i.k.>;.-  I'd the arm of the mechanic or scai-  lere;; Ihe liri"fs of the lawyer or iu-  1c: riipteil Ihe .sales of the medium.  .The.v bolt their doers agaii'st il i,r.'. i  iighl il buck' witii Howe's and \vi ���  y.ir.'Isticl.s ^aiii! iry. "Away \:i h  .vom- religion from our stoic, cur ollice, our factory!" The.v do not tinders!.e.nd that religion in this woi k-  (ia.v world will help ymi to do anything, you might to du., It can lay a  keel: it can sail a ship: il can buy a  caryo; it can work a pul'o.v; it can  pave a street; il ea'i lit a wristband:  it can write a constitution: it cjii  marshal a host. It is as appropriate  to llie astronomer us his te.'esco; e,  to the chemist us his laboratory, to  tho mason as h;�� plumb line, to tiie  carpenter as his plane', tii. the child  as his marbles, to gr.indf.it her us lils  stall.  Other persons npolotiiio ior not enteiing tho Chr.M.nn iife because il  is time enough y. i. That is veiy li c  those persons who sj.id ro-ivls aid  say. "1 will come m perhaps at 11  or 1" o'clock: 1 will not bo there al  iho opening of tlio buno'iet. but 1  ttiI1 bo there at tl.e close." Nt.t yet!  Nol yet' Now, I (1) not gi'.e any  doleful view of this Hie. There in nothing in mj" n.it in r. ncthp'g ,n the  grace of Cod. thai lends toward a  doleful view of hriimn life I have  not much svmp.i.'iy with '((''lison's  ilosoi iplimi of the "\ i-ion o1 .\li./.a,"  There he ropii".i.i.ls !iii:.'..iii life as being a bridge ol a ImmkIiuI melius and  both ends of the bridge coined with  clouds and. (he lure uiiinng on. tho  most of them falling down through  the Iirst span and ell of thoni fal'in^  down lliriiiigli the last span, lt is a  veiy dismal pidure. I ha\e not  much sjm'atliy wilh Uie Spanish  proverb which says. "The sky is  good and tho earth is good; that  which is bad is beiwcn the earth  i.nd the sky." Hut, v\hile we as Chri"-  tian men are hoen:l to take a chesr-  ful view of life, we nue~t also confess  that life is a grei.t unceri.iinly and  that man who savs "I can't become  ���a Christian hccaie e theie is lime enough yet"  is milium? a risk iniinite.  Tlo not among those who gife their  whole life to the world nncf thon give  their couise to Cod. It does not bccm  fair that vrliila our pulses are in full  play of hen!th \ro serve ourselios and  servo the world and then male Cod  al last tho present of a coflln. It  does uot Bccm right that wc run our  ship from coast to coast carrying cargoes for om solves and then, when  the ship is crushed in tho rocks, give  lo Cod the sbivoiod timbers. It is a  great thing lor a man on his dymj  pillow to repent���better that then  novor at all, but how much bett��r,  how much more ireneious, it won'il  have been if ho had rcprntod fif'y  years before! My fiiencis, you will  nccr get over these procrastinations.  Hern is a delusion. People think,  "I can go on In sin and worldlinrss,  but after awhile I will repent and  thon it will bo as though I had  como at tho very start." What amis-  take! No one ovor gets fully orer  iirocr.istinntirn. If you givo your  ��onl to God some other timo than  this, you will enter he.iTen with only  half t!is capacity for u.ijoyment and  knowledge that .vou might iiav-s had.  There will bo heights of blessedness  you might ham atuimd that th.ea  .vou will nover reach; thrones of gloiy  on which you might have been seated, but which you will never climb.  Wo will novor got ovor proscrastina-  tion, neither in  t.imo nm- ���;: i-ternily.  We lutvo started on n iunii.li from  which there is no rctr-at. T!:c shadows of eternity gather i.n tun pathway. So short is time, mi insi-niii-  ennt is oaith. compare.I win Ihe vast  eternity! This moment vones roil  down tho sky ,u:.! all the worlds of  light arc ready to re.uiee at your  .liscnthrallincut. Kusli not into Hit  presence of Iho King raided wilh  sin when you may have this robe of  iiefhtcniisncss. Hash not your foot  ���to_pieces_iigiiinst_lho"tlirone���of���a  rrurifiod Christ. Throw not your  crown of life off tho battlements. All  Iho scribes of God are at this hour  ready with volumes of living light  to record tho nuws of your soul  emancipated.  (y'H>:<!':<;':-C'K;*:'OCK-'>:'0-KS-i<>2<5*9  | MISS �� I  I LANGDONS  $ I  f CHARM      .���'!: |  �� By MARY WOOD  g  (j;       Copyright, 1002, by Mary Wood       <?  c���:���&:���c���^CK���G���!���o���^o<>^^���^o���^o���^o���:���o���^o  They bail been silent ��� ho because  words seemed Inadequate, she to humor bis mood. She watched tho flickering lire,-and he watched her.  Suddenly lie bent over nnd took hold  of the heavily huleu clalii that hung  around her neck. j'  "Your sciilp look.groivs longer daily.  II will reach to your feet before I conic  back."  She laughed lightly ns she said,  "That is unkind of y��u, to so innlign  my charms as to call tliem sculps." ���  lie went on bitterly: 'You need not  contradict nu1. for 1 bynvc watched you  gather them. 1 know the history of  cue!] one. That silver oar is a relic of  boating days on the Charles and of  .lolin Ketidiicl;. who wont abroad to  mend Ins broken heart. That gold golf  club is from Fielding. Poor Stanley is  n woman hater now. All have pale"  tlielr tribute, all but me. Strange .'  slieitid"���'���  Her face wag flushed with sonicthlUi.;  besides lire light us she Interrupted iu-  When to Vtto "Shall'' and .'Will."  "At what timo shall you bo at liberty?" ls the correct form  when you desire information, not  "roniwint or a piomise." "At what  lime will you be at liberty?" is  equivalent to "At what timo arc you  willing to bo at liberty?" It implies  that being at liberty i.ivdependent on  thc will of thn poison spoken to. "At  n-lmt time shall you bo at liberty?"  ia equivalent to "At what time aro  you going to be at liberty?"���being  nt lilmrty is regarded ns simply n  matter of the future, not dependent  on Iho will of anybody. "Will you?"  expects tho answor "I will;" it denotes willingness, consent, or determination. "Shnll you?" expects the  answer "I shall;" it denotes futurity  nnd nothing more.���Eltrnhcih A.  Wilhey, in The Ladies' Homo Journal.  Whltliir Prirthiir.  "I's hyuhd white folks put in heaps  o' time," said Uncle Ebon, "nhgufy-'  in' 'bout whcthuli wo's di-siend.'d  f'tini inon" oys. Hat am' du question.* It's whut direction is �����  gwino now."  HE MAIIUHO) AWAX WITH   HIS UlXlIMENT.  dlgnantly, "If you wero not going  away, I sliould be downright angry  with you for saying such things to  uie." She crushed the charms in hor  nervous lingers. "Do you think tne  so small that I would keep these as  trophies of my conquests'? You do uot  know thorn or me. Many are souvenirs  of hnppy foreign experiences, many  the fruits of diligent hunting In curio  shops. It ls a hobby with me, as you  ought to know. This new one," and  she held up an oddly chased sliver  lienrt, "I picked up at Ileuisden's the  other dny." '  Ills fnce had softened ns he detected  a quiver In her voice.  "Forgive mo, bocnuso���because, as  jou sty, I ::::i gjlng awny. I wnnt  even moie than thnt. I hnve never  Riven you a clinrin. There were nlwsrs  so many others. Yet now I nsk one  from you. Let ine take the silver boart  In trust To you lt is a small thing.  To me".���  He paused. She bnd turned ngnin to  her study of th? fire.  The shadow deepened on his face,  lint lie continued, with a forced laugh: i  "Oh, I will bring It back again, never  fenr. And who knows but tbnt Its experiences In camp nnd on the battlefield may enhanco Its value In your  eyes. If anything should happen to me,  It slmll be sent bnck to you ln safety."  The girl turned Impulsively. "You  shnll have tho heart. Rob, but don't  tn tic about not coming bnck ttgaln. XVe  ���your friends can't spare you." Sbe  smiled tip ln his fnco ns sbe fastened It  on his watch chain. "For the sake of  old times." But she knew tbat it  meant more than that to him.  ���       ***������  lie marched awny witb his regiment,  and she wared n-flfig and chocrcd-wlth.  the rest. Afterward tho weeks stretched out 'Into months, punctuated by letters written on-shipboard "and finally  from ths riiillpplnos.  Sho forgot her Interest ln her charms  and. herself. It was n new experience.  Between mall days she weut to Ked  Cross meetings und read war bulletins.  Slio told herself that it was her latest  fad.   ������ ������������'.���' ���'���-, .  One day a newspaper .telegram  taught bor the truth. It was.the account of u paltry skirmish, and It said.  "Many killed nnd missing."    ;      y v ���  It was bis rpgliuent. A dreadful fear  .seized her lienrt.   .��� ...  Later news gave the list of tho missing. She swayed:'ns she tend it. But  '.In; horrible, certainty of. liis name.In  prkit could'toll her nothing. Sho hnd  guessed It before. Hob wns dead! And  inw slu* ktipiv that somehow nil the  sonllKlit bad gone out und left life gray  mil hopeless.  Her vliititt charm was dangling from  ner bolt, nnd n swift slab of reproach  roused her from apathy. She had been  so unfeeling that last night.; But, then,  she did not know tlint she loved hlui.  The chain brought It nil back too vivid-  ly-the lire light nml bis face. 'She shut  up the glllterlng thing. In tljcdeptlis of  iier treasure 'bos. II' she '"could only  lmve burled memory with It!  And now as the days went b.v she  waiehed with n iinrriblelirteiitnessCo."  the heni't to enmc bnck to hei.' lie bad  said, "If anything should happen to  mc, it shall bo scut buck to you In  safety."  She knew that somehow or other It  would- conic back to her, and It did.  She opened the bo\ with trembling I'm  gcrs. There was no word, but wrap  ped In coarse paper was the silvei  heart, tarnished wltn a dull brown  stain. ,  She awoke one morning to find that  she bnd.bccn 111 for many weeks. When  memory came back to ber, she wept  lhat there should have boon an awakening. Through the iong dnys of convalescence grew bitter realization that  she had still work to do and she in list  live���iu loneliness, but bravely. She  was not resigned; she simply outlined.  The gray fall and early whiter went  by and one evening found her sitting  la the lire .light. She had pleaded her  delicate health as an excuse for refusing all invitations. Yes. sbe would  face the coming of this new year alone.  She wns absorbed In memories and  heard nothing till a voice from thu past  called her to the piesent. She looked  up with a slight shiver. A tall figure  stood In the shadow. Slowly she iom'.  Hor lips parted, but no sound on uie.  Suddenly she stood upright. The figure camo forward into tbe circle'of the  fire light.  "Don't you know mc?"  This was no ghostly Robert Meredith, but veritable flesh and blood, and  at his side hung nu empty sleeve. She  sank, back'In her chair with a faint  cry.  He knelt beside her, his forced calm  broken at sight of her emotion. She  was sobbing convulsively. Ho did'not  know how the suffering of months was  being washed away, and he grew  frightened.  "Alice, Alice," he cried, "I never  mennt'to come bnck, crippled ns I was!  I'meant you to thluk me dead when I  ���ent you tbo heart.1 1 thought-you' did  not care. But I could not bear to go  awny forever without seeing you, once  owe, so I stole back"���  Ue stoppod short nt sight of her face.  Tears still shone in her eyes, but as Bhe  looked at his face, so white aud worn,  nt tho empty sleeve, her-own shone  with tho'llght of something moro than  compassion.  Ho knew the truth beforo sho spoke,  nnd tho uninjured arm drew her to him  ts ho said, with a sob. "My darling,  how Ihave made you suffer!" ���  He could hardly hear ber tender voice  ts sho whispered. "Wo hnvo both suffered, denr."      ' .       i      '.  She took a tarnished heart from n  ribbon round her neck ��nd said. In'n  tone hnlf mirthful, half.serious: "You  havo not nsl;od to havo your^ chnrni  back, but I shall glTe It to you.. Tnke  better earn of It, for this time my own  heni't goes with it."    '  Ske Won ine Race,  .The. humors of. donkey riding, ln  Egypt hnvo been told by most travelers  In tho east. The experience of thc English governess of tho'khedlve's daughter' ls told in her book, "Five Years In  Egypt:"  My donkey was rather an unsociable  mumnl andiwas not satisfied with, winning, but carried mo on far beyond  oven tho hearing of my companions.  Then at last,he thought fit to slacken  his pace. ' As "he was thus walking  leisurely along I began to examine thc  contents of my pockot aud took out my  notebook to make some entries.  While. I. .was thus occupied the don-  key-boy.-who-hud-i'un noiselesslyjifter  me on the,,sand, suddenly rushed up  nnd with lilows urged my'donkey on  ngain at full Bpeed. Lhad only time to  grasp the reins nnd'away I went, my  treasures all scattered behind mo and  ' I shouting to the boy to desist  These boys run as fast as tho don  keys, and In answer to all my scolding  he replied, "Yes, missus, you very good  donkey; he called 'Flying Dutchmau!' "  xVndthen, to keep the honor of the  name, another blow to urge him forward. In a few minutes I was on the  bunk of the river, long before my companions, and theii the boy had the effrontery to ask forVbackshocsh for having got mo.there flrst!.       .'. '.,  .: Thenerlcnl  SnperitMlon.'  Among country theatrical companies  superstitions arc more varied and extended thnn among metropolitan ones  nnd nro of course more bllndly'nnd religiously adhered to.. If dn entering n  town where the next "Btand" Is to be  mado a gravej-nrd Is visible on the  right side of the railway track, the  country manager's heart.swells with  bright anticipations. But If, on the  contrary, tbe tombstones loom up on  the left bt the road_ he becomes depressed; yas ho takes" tho fact ns a  warning'that his7 "business" will be  small;during his engagement In thnt  place. Such a manager will bo apt to  give some limn or boy a freo pass to  the theater on a first night, ns he  would fear a run of III luck In case a  woman should chance to enter the  house before a member of the opposite  sei had found bis way within.  Major Andvo.  Tho unfortunate 'Major -Andre, who  fascinated so many Philadelphia girls  during the Revolution, was something  of n poet and something bf nn nrtist.  ns witness the little exhibition of his  work. In the Philadelphia library. An  autograph..poem, rather graceful In its  form and rather fresh in Its sentiment.  Is there, nnd beside It nro a number of  silhouettes, that thu youug man cut.  The poem is dedicated to a young woman, nnd. If the Hues nro true, she wns  n very beautiful person, though she  has been dust for ninny yours now: The  silhouettes are of British army ofllcers  and seem to be ns vigorous and full of  clinriictiT ns tbnt slight form ofvnrt  admits. It wns Major Andre, by the  way, who painted the scenery and drop  curtain of the old Southwark theater  In .South street, below Fifth.���Philadelphia Record.  Nonrlnlimpnt by Hf��lhlnK.  "It Is well known that the skin Is a  great absorbent, nnd nutrition even  can bo conveyed through Its agency."  said a trained nurse. ".A physician ouca  ordered a beef tea bath for a child that  I was nursing who was apparently dying of some oxliausthe bowel trouble  nnd with admirable elfect. And 1 myself have found that rubbing delicate  persons with warm olive oil Is mi excellent tonic. If I bad tbo charge Of a  puny, sickly baby, I should feel inclined to give it oil baths instead of water  baths and try the effect. The oil is  quite ns cleansing, and it stands to reason that such tiny beings, particularly  If they are badly uouiished, should uot  have the natural oil or the'body continually washed away." '  >'   The Yeur 1881.  The yenr 18S1 wns n chronological  oddity of the oddest kind, besides being  n mathematical curiosity seldom equaled. From right to loft and left to right  It reads the" same. Eighteen divided  by 2 gives 9 as a quotient; 81 divided  by 9 gives 9; If divided by 9, the quotient contains a 9: If multiplied by 9,  tbe'product contains two 9s;'l and 8  are 0: 8 and 1 are 9. If tho 18 be placed  under the SI and nddod, tho sum Is 99.  If thc figures ,bo.added thus���I, 8, S. J  ���it will glTe IS us the result' Rending  to the middle from right I to left ot  , from loft to right It Is IS. and IS In  two-ninths of 81. By adding, dividing  and multiplying ten 9s nro produced,  being one 9 for each year to the beginning of the last decade of' the nineteenth century.   v  No wonder the fortune tellers, the astrologers "'nnd -the-' mathematicians  weave so many striinge fancies around  thnt curious combination of figures. It  may have been .what Induced Mother  Shlpton to end her prophetic Jingle '  with, "And at last tbo woi'ld to an end  shall come in eighteen hundred and  eighty^one."  A Wonder In Penmnnahlp.  Among the curiosities preserved by  the Minnesota Historical society Is a  lithographed copy, of nn engrossment  of thc emancipation proclamation. The  engrosser, one XV. II. Pratt of Davenport,' la., was so very skillful in his  manipulations of the pen that he succeeded,' by' careful and exact Blinding  of the letters, In producing a very excellent portrait'of Abrnhnm Lincoln,  -the-author-of-the-fiimous document,-in_  tbe center of the copy. In other words,  the lettering Itself Is mado to form a  portrait of Mr. Lincoln.. There were  probnhly a largo number of them'orlg-  Inally struck off, but copies of lt are  now Very rare. As a sptvlinen of pen-  work lt is certainly very unique.  ���  iSi-^i  The Preference Shown By Thinking; People for Dr. Chase's Syrop of Linseed and Tor*  ��� pentinc���Record Sale* in October.  Considering the large number of remedloi for coughs and colds that are now offered to the public, and In  view, gf the fact that nearly evory druggist has a preparation of his own which ho makes an, effort to substitute for the medicino asked for, it seems truly remarkable that tho demand, for ^r. Choso's Syrup of Linseed nnd Turpontino should Incroase by such leaps and bounds.    ���   ,i,-; ,     '  ' '  During October the sale of Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and, Turpentino'exceeded by-savor al hundred botr  tleB the record of any previous month in its history. When it is remembered that this preparation recolvod  very littlo nowspaper advertising tho evldonco seems to be conclusive that lt makes its way by, sheor force of  merit.' v ��� ' '  "'  Thinking people recognizo the harmfiilnoss and danger of using strong drugs which ore ��aid to cure a cold  in a few hours. They prefer to cling to Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine, which' thoy know beyond a doubt lo bo a thorough and effective" treatment for coughs, colds, croup, bronchitis, whooping cough,  thront irritation, asthma, and oven  consumption Itself.' '���'���.,���.  The combination of Linseed and' Turpentine, 'wlth-��half a dozen other' ingredients. of equal value for treating colds, in such proportions as they are foiind"in'!Dr. Chase's.Syrup of Linseed and Turpentino has proven  to bo a perfect protection against such developments .as pneumonia,; consumption and,,serious,lung troubles.  You can with certainty rely on this preparation to, afford prompt.relief and permanent curo. ^     ' ��� :  Do vou supposo that tho sale.of, Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linsbed and .Turpentine w'ould-bo more,'than, three  times that of any similar preparation it' it'was not the most efloctlvo rtmody'that money ,cant.buy���7. It-has  stood the test and proven itself worthy of-tho confidence that is placed ln it. Peoplo recornmend.it, one to  another and so the good news spreads. Bo sure, you get tho genuine, with .Dr.,Chase's, portrait" and 'signature on the wrapper; 23 conts a bottle. F-unily size, three times in muclC'60 conts. At all' doalors',' or Bd-  manson, Bates & Co., Toronto. ' ,   . ,  vV $jh&t*-+~**j&&2?L.  AMERICAN  PLUCK WON.  lion nmuia Camcs Got Cite Heller of  a French  Ulannffur.  Returning to Purls. Ciiiui.i L'times at  last closed nn engagement with the  Cumlqiio. She was to slug "Tr.ivlniii,"  but al'tcr she'had piepitred lei li'r debut she was told that sdn- loiiltl nut be  nllowed to make h;r llrst iippei'.r.iuce  In siichuin important role. Then she  studied Bizet's "I.cs IVelieurs des  Peril's." I!ut she was told. "We ennnot  trust this In llie linnds cf a di'butnnte."  Sbe was nt sen until she learned thut a  %^'-^#  nto.HA EAM1S.  French composer was using bis influence with tlio directors to pi event her  debut and In favor of another singer.  In thc midst of (hisjlistrcssing .situation she received nn offer fiom the Opera. What should sho do? Here was  an offer Hint would nt ouce start her  on her career. Vet she was bound by  con.ract to Pnruvey of the Combine.  She asked lilm for a release, but the  singer for whom Intrigue had secured a  debut had utterly Tailed, nnd tho young  American was told thnt now she wus  to have her chance. The opening of the  exposition wns approaching, and the  mauager' thought tlint by having the  only American singer would be a feather In his cap.' She insisted tbat she  wished to be released. He wns obdurate. Finally ut n meeting of tbe directors she walked Into the cabinet and  snld. "Now I want to know if you will  let me off."  "We nre paying you for not singing,"  was the reply.  "I nm not going to lenve this room  until you have sent for my contract  nnd torn It up before my eyes."  "This Is not the time. Come bnck tomorrow."  "I am not coming bnck, for I nm not  going until you have' done what I've  asked you to do."  As a result, of her stand. American  pluck versus- French perversity, her  contract was 6eii't for nnd torn up In  the directors' meeting. The next morning Pnrnvcy rend the announcement  tbnt sbe was cngnged for the Opera,  and he wns furious.���Gustnv' Kobbo in  Woman's Home Companion.  Itow, the-Dnby Sbonld Sleep.  Sound, restful sleep, both by .night  and by day, Is more enslly Induced If  from tbe first the child be taught to Me  on lts_ stomach and face. The only necessary' precaution-against suffocation  Is tbe provision of a smooth, flat, somewhat hurd hair mnttress without a pillow. The advantages of this position  are many. Some one has said that half  the discuses of Infancy .result from  keeping tbe stomach too cold and the  other b.ilf'from overheating the spine.  By adopting the position suggested us  the uniform one during the hours of  sleep the stomach nnd abdomen are  kept so warm as to prevent'colic and  stamach ache and materially to aid the  digestive process, while tbe spine and  back of the bend are no longer overheated by the Increased temperature of  tbe sleeping child. It may bf n coincidence merely, but lt is at lenst a significant one, that all the children the writer has known to rest habitually face  downward have been unusually sound  sleepers, and bnve enjoyed more thnn  nveruge good health.  -It ls surprising to see bow early a  child will discriminate and show preference for tbe face position and how  ���readily-it-acco'mmodafes;"Itselfito-tlil8  attitude.' A' child from eight to ten  weeks old will readily have learned to  turn its bead from 'side to side to obtain tbe relief of a change of position.  A young'baby on its back ls as helpless as a turtle lii tbe same position.  Its one possible motion Is the throwing  out of its legs and arms, and eacb such  movement uncovers the child aud ex-  ipoises lt to drafts.". Placed on Its fnce,  a babe two or,'three months old will  not only rest Itself fiy frequent changes  of'tho position of "all portions of tho  body; but,' since It Is powerless to .reverse itself,, It"'onn\ not get' uncovered  vnor lapse .lotoylnny',' unwholesome  cramped position: It Is quite otherwise  when the;.ln.fant'fs lying flnt-on Its  badrriThls'liosltlori nbt'b'nly Invites Indigestion; but It also causes bnd dreams  ntid/inlght frights and promotes ilia  dangerous babit of mouth breathing.  other .women's, paths, lives in other  women's homes "nnd rejoices in other  women's joys, making them her own.  Thc children adore lier, for she becomes to them a sort of fairy godmother, one' who possesses all the tenderness of a mother without the extremes  of maternal discipline. She loves to  give children a "good time" and does  lt , with extraordinary success. In  household details whnt a treasure!  How many dinners owe their success  to her. who roups uo glory except the  glory of doing! And In thc ultimate  trinIs of life, whnt a prop and solace  she becomes:' Hut It Is to the young  boy lovers of tho family that she exhibits the Unest llower of her capacity  for friendship. What a gift of understanding sho seems to have! There is  uo dtifieulty vshc cannot dissipate, uo  fear she cannot lessen, no tender little  hnlf seared hope thnt she docs not encourage to bloom for the other woman.  It Is nlwnys for somebody else that she  ls working, nnd perhaps it is this  which gives to her eyes the look that  even the worst among us unconsciously  associate with all thut ls best and fairest in life. Let thorn mnke fun of her  If they will, but could we do without  her?���Hnrpcr'b Weekly.  AN  INDIA SEAT.  Help For Stuttering: Children,  Few mothers realize tho Importance  of the care of tho thront nnd nostrils of  (ho growing child. Enlargement of tho  tonsils nnd nnsnl obstructions arc common, and growths frequently exist  when their presence is entirely unsuspected. A German physician snys thnt  those troubles, notably the latter, becoming chronic, nre often the sole  cause of stuttering. "This ailment,''  6nj's tbe physlclan..'-"by stopping the  nasal channels and forcing children to  breathe through the mouth, actually  hindersi the refreshing activity of  breathing and nt the snme lime the  ability to spcnl; and think. Often the  removal of these excrescences improves the attention, the memory and  the speech of children to the degree  that indicates their presence to have  beeu tbo chief cause of the defect."  Convenient For on Odd Corner and  Easy to Make.  i An 1 .1 seat is convenient for nn  odd conur nnd not dillicult to mnnu-  fneture. One should select hard. One,  close grained wood, hard maple being  very satisfactory for this purpose. The  four corner posts nro turned from three  Inch stuff averaging two inches when  done, and they should be sixteen and a  half inches high. Seven Inches from the  top, where tho leg is largest, Insert  .smooth, round pieces of wood twenty-  one inches long nnd glue them firmly  hi place. Next, unite the four legs b.v  rounds fourteen inches long fastened  (Irmly In place. Into these rounds, ut  thc ends, insert three short rounds,  each seven Inches long. Place one In  tho center nnd the others at a distance  of two liiel.es on either side. Glue the  tops Into a similar round of wood. Examine n chnlr where the rounds nre sot  in, and you will understand how this  framework is put together. By study-  lug the Illustration you will notice thnt  the top rnll for the front nnd bnck is  hollowed so that, (lie middle is two  inches lower than tbo ends. The throe  other short rails nre fastened in plnce  exactly like tlint Just described. Head-  loss mills, or brads, ns they are sometimes called, should be used, as well ns  the glue, to hold the parts together.  Stain the framework and varnish It, or  varnish it without staining if you prefer.  For tho sent tnck on a piece of strong  carpeting or stout cloth, using uphol-  THE LONGSKIRT.  Dnlntj- Honsehold Linen.  Good materials nre the first requisites  In obtaining satisfactory results In tbe  making of household llnons. A French  working cotton should be used for the  fancy work, and the white linen  grounds should bo of the best quality,  us it nlwnys pays In the cud in this  work to get the bost.  The first essential to tho correctness  of nil embroidery Is the direction of tho  stitches. This is the foundation of tcch-  nic in embroidery, and In some kinds  of work it Is n very complicated question, but ns npplled to French white  work it Is a very definite and unmistakable principle even to amateurs.  Serviceable Trimmings.  Experience teaches that for nctunl  service and good wear In trimming the  white aprons, gowns nnd Indeed all  garments to be laundered the torchon  nnd vnlcnclennes Insertions nnd edgings nre beyond question the cheapest  in the long run. Embroideries' tear  quickly nnd nre hnrd to meud. A fair  quality of torchon launders well and is  more easily replaced when worn out  Try this trimming If yon have not already discovered It. and it will save in  many wnys.  . Turkish Bnths.  - Turkish baths nre ��� clennsing nnd  plensnnt. but should not be indulged in  too frequently. ,tf you have vitality to  spare, then you con tnke the Turkish  baths with no ill effect. The ordlnnry  nervous woroiin should be careful with  tliem. since they are very'enervnting.  A Turkish bntb every three or four  weeks ls quite sufficient And then  there should be at lenst two hours of  perfect rest afterward.  SI inch is  Si Inches  AM INDIA SEAT.  siurcr's tacks, which should be put  woll underneath, that thoy mny not  catch the clolhos,r'  A satisfactory lacquer or varnish  may be made by stirring n teaspoonful  of tbe prepared powder tbnt comes for  dyeing purposes into n tnblcspoouful  of white shellac. When well mixed,  add ouc-folirtb pint of the varnish, stir  well and allow it to stand a little whilo  before using, that tbe color may be  clear und even. Bismarck and violet  produce a beautiful brown, green nud  blsmnrek n uicc olive. Uso magenta  and orange for scarlet. For darker  stains tho orange or dark shellac  sliould be used. Varnishes thus pro-  pnrod are' transparent, showing the  grain of the wood, which adds greatly  to the general effect.  How  to   Hold   u   Up   Properly ��n��  Willi (Jracofnl Ea��e.  Few women have the lenst Idea ho*  to hold up their skirts, and, ns fushlop  demands long skirts on some occasion*  it Is most disastrous not only for th��  skirts, but for the appearance of th*.  weiirvis. A woman who enn mnniigt  her skills gracefully and enslly hns *  decided advantage ovcr her less gainlf  sister, and tho onlooker knows thnt tk>  ugly backs of the large majority ol  women are duo to the wny lu whleb  they hold their skirts.  Skirts for dressy wear nro worn rcss  lng on the ground, both In front, ul  tho sides und with n long train bohint  nnd tliey promise to bo In vogue tot-  Mime time lo come. A fow remarks alio how to manage tlieni may not be ui>  welcome to those who wenr them.  Of course n long dress should not b��  worn In wet weather. Then common  .sense demands u skirt not longer then  a couple of Inches from the ground nil  around, but in dry weather the long  skirt Is still worn by many women out  of doors, nud it ls in nine Instances out  of ten held up by'grasping the back of  the skirt about midway down and  drawing It ns much as possible toward  the side, thereby outlining tho figure.  How n woman can bold her skirt Id  this manner after she hns scon how  othor women look when so doing is a  mystery. It is ugly nnd vulgar, nnd It  spoils her walls as well as her entire  appearance.  To hold tlio skirt gracefully lt should  lie grasped In tho center of the bnck as  far down aa the hand enn comfortably reach, and witb the hand still exactly in the comer the skirt should be  raised just sufficiently to raise it from  the giound. By this means tho sides of  ihe skirt will remain full and not dragged in with it, tis we so often see. It  will also he found much easier to walk  in. A mile shake should be given to  Ilio skirt alter It has been gathered up.  This lets the folds or flounces at the  bottom fall into their natural positions  and so fiees tbo train from any dust  that may have adhered to tbe edges  previous to its being gathered up. The  train should never be allowed to rest  on the ground except indoors.���Edith  Scott in American Queen.  An Old Welsh Dresser.  The on!; diessers of the seventeenth  and eighteenth centuries huve n fine  simplicity of their own. Those of  W.il-s and Yorkshire nre specially in  roqtwst among the. old furniture lovers of today, and charmingly docora-  Mrs. Snnirster to  Stnarestrnck Girls,  No vocation Is so full of.drudgery  nnd so beset with disappointment ns ls  the stngo. Many fall utterly/few succeed brilliantly, and medlocrltv ls 111  paid and little esteemed. Except for  the occasional girl, tbe stage ls a profession to avoid. As for any general  culture a. girl mny have had, if thorough, lt will serve her .as well elsewhere as ln a theatrical career,���Ladies' Home Journal.  , i Two Views of a Wife.  , A country curate In Englnnd who  wns newly married called on n great  lady of the village and as be presented  his wife introduced her with the flippant nnd _ horribly. Ill bred .quotation,  "A poor thing, mndnm, but mine own."  The'lndy, looking ut the curate severely, replied, "Your wife ought to have  Introduced you as 'a poorer thing, but  mine owner.'" ���Short Stories Maga-,  sine.  A Defense, of th* "Old Maid."  A tdnst is offered \q tbe.splnstur! We  meet a great many pleasant people In  (his world, but; nowhere do wefind a  more satisfactory person thnn that elderly unmarried woman generally,, and  BOtnowliut disrespectfully known 'ns  Ihe "old maid" and supposed to'lie af  Dieted with "nerves'"and n'cantankerous disposition. As- a matter of I'nct  Bhe Is frequently tli!> sweetest, most  'self forgetful of her sex. She usually  polks..with tact aud a loving ue-irt, in  Tbe Tlome Working; Dress.  , The Ideal dress for the working  housekeeper is a" glnghaln skirt nnd  shirty wnlst, the former short enough  to clour the ground, the Inttcr nttuch-  ed to the belt of the sklrt'aud'fnstcn-  Ing In front. To line the sleeves with  the same expedites 'mending, as when  holes appear ln the elbow the patch Is  already In place.  Ilonsehold "Dradpery."  Much of whnt we call pleasure in life  is really very hard physical labor���for  instance, golf���nnd much tbnt wo call  drudgery mny bo made ns Interesting  as play If we but educate nnd train our  minds, as Ruskin would havo us. to find  beauty and joy ln the duties that lie  nearest nnd to inspire the brain witb  admiration for the best possible work  the hnnd can find to do.' I can Ucnr a  coming ripple of disnpprovnl of this  doctrine from the old housekeepers  who read this story which resembles  the grunts of disgust I'liave heard so  often. We will hope they will not  stumble upon It, for while I am an old  housekeeper 1 nm not a disgruntled  one, however, and I do see and believe  that the natural and normal uud even  happy condition for women Is tho state  of housewifery���thnt is, if she nceepts  and wields her scepter gracefully and  intelligently.���Linda Hull Larned In  Woman's Home Companion.  THE HOME DOCTOR.  IIops used as n tea- are highly recommended for all blood impurities.  A good remedy for sprains nnd twlyts  Is to cut a rod" onion Into slices and  bind thein on the afflicted parts.  Hemorrhages of tho lungs or stomnch  nro promptly cheeked by small doses of  salt. Tho patient should be kept as  quiet us possible.  For cuts use ulum wnter to stop tho  flow of blood, afterward drawing the  severed parts together with narrow  strips of court plaster.  For neuralgia npply nu ordinary  brend poultice ns hot ns can be borne  to tho afflicted part. This remedy ls  very highly recommended.  For n burn by vitriol or anything  else apply thc white of egg mixed with  powdered chalk to tho parts burned  witb n feather. It will afford instant  relief.  The following remedy is recommended as a preventive of tonsllltls: Oil of  peppermint, ten drops; pure carbolic  acid, one dram; alcohol, three drams.  Add ten drops to n glass of hot "water  and use the solution as a gargle several times a day.  Thc adage that one "must stuff a cold  and starve n fever" is pernicious. A  cold is a fever, nnd one of the surest  means of cutting it short is to tnke a  laxative, abstain almost entirely from  food for twenty-four hours and drink  two or three quarts of cool water.  ifvf2R Little,  A SHADOW PICTURE,  Mothers* Clubs.  One of the things that the mothers'  clubs have accomplished ls the betterment of tho diet of the children of tho  family. It wns found on investigation  lhat tlio usual breakfast given to them  was a slice of baker's bread which ivus  spioad with a cheap jelly that could be  purchased at some of the little shops.  This, with a cup of strong coffee or tea,  as the family taste preferred, was given alike to the babies and the children  all along the line. Following much suggestion and kindly admonition, many  tenement mothers now provide a nutritious and wholesome, even if still Inexpensive, meal for their children. Ono  wonders aftor knowing of some breakfasts spread for children in families  quite out of the tenement district if  suggestion nnd admonition nre not  quite as much needed there. Fried sausage, pork tenderloins, fried potatoes,  wllh hot breads or grlddlecnkos smothered in n sweet sirup, are a common  American breakfast during tho winter  for children from five to fifteen years.  It is little wonder thnt colds, bilious attacks, sore throats nud the like are  common ailments In such families  from November to Mny. The real marvel is that the children get through the  winter ut all.  One In Which (he Ejes Iloll nnd the  Mouth Opens and Shuts.  If you place yourself between a light  and thc wull or between a window and  the wall, your shadow will appear  upon the wall, but it will give only  your silhouette. Now, let us tell yon  how to insert eyes, nose and mouth in '  the shadow's head and to make tho  ej-os roll in tholr sockets and tho  mouth, furnished with enormous teeth,  open and shut, as if it intended to devour the astounded spectators of the  clover trick.  To accomplish this it is necessary to  place yourself at an angle of the room  Rnsslnn Women.  Russian women, writes Georgo Ken-  nan, nre among the finest in the world.  In the upper classes^they are the most  markedly individual, the most brilliant,  the most accomplished. They are ull  highly educated, many of them speaking a uumber of languugos'fluently and  being at the same time accomplished  musicians. But iu upper or lower classes the women of Russia are the most  self sacrificing lri~tbo world!-The girls  have, thc most exalted ambitions nnd  will mnke marvelous sacrifices In order  to accomplish them. These ambitions  are ideals. Their desire does not seeu  to be for personal advancement nor ti  make a curccr for themselves, but ti  work for tbe good of the people about  them.  An embroiderer advises that an old  silver thimble worn smooth by long  usage Is the best to use ln work with  flosses, which require greut care to  keep from roughening. ,  To prevent dump and rust catching  the wires of u piano tnck a small bag  of unslaked lime just underneath7 tbe  cover, and It will absorb ull moisture.  Sufferers from tender feet should  wear only wool or cashmere socks and  should never wear tho same pair of  boots two days ln succession.  Dust carved furniture with a new  paint brush, which will discover the  dust In the deepest of the carving.  Mnrklncr the Towels.  A housekeepr hns hit upon the Idcn  of embroidering on towels with n dark  blue or red thread the outlines of various utensils, such ns tumblers, a cup  nnd saucer, a frying pnn or saucepan.  for tho purpose of conveying by object  lesson the separate use for which ench  towel Is designed, "One of the things."  snys this housekeeper, "that I could  not Impress upon the various girls who  served in my kitchen was which towel  was to be used for certain dishes. Thoy  wiped my cut glass with a heavy crash  towel and the frying pan with a towel  designed for glass. Since I have put  emblems on each of the towels I have  had no further trouble."  SIMPLE AND SERVICEABLE.  tlve these old pieces are as a mounting  for choice silver and chlnn. while nt  the sn mo time admirably serving the  purpose of n sideboard. The illustration here given shows an old Welsh  dresser which would give an ornamental touch to any dining room. It it  simple of construction, could be easily  made ut borne, und its size readily regulated to fit its surroundings. While a  dresser of this kind could be ornamented to suit the builder's taste, its  very simplicity as it stands is one of  its strongest points.  Black Silk.  ; To clean black silk peel a medium  sized whito potato and cut It into thin  slices. Over It pour a gill of boiling  wnter, cover up and allow It to stand  over night. The next day strain nnd  add to it enough pure alcohol to bring  it to the consistency of a thin wnter  starch. Sponge with this quickly the  right side of the goods, wotting it all  over,-but-carefully-rubbing"tho'spots","  Then turn It over nud Iron on the  wrong side lengthwise of the goods  with a cool iron.  Effff Renters.  Wire egg boaters, according to a  cooking school teacher, nre the right  sort to use for ongel food, meringues or  other compound lu which the colls arc  lo be eonrse. as theso will beat the air  In to Inflnte them. For enke thnt requires n fine grain the wheel beaters  nre to be preferred.  Women Elected by Women.  In France the women teachers elect  women members on all boards of education. In Sweden women voto for all  elective officers except representatives;  also indirectly for members of the upper house. In Ireland the women vote  for the harbor boards' nnd poor law  guardians and In Ilclfnst for municipal  officers. In Russia women' household-  era vote for nil elective oillcers and on  all local matters.  TlnQtnre of OensolH.  Tincture of benzoin has nn established reputation used wilh wnter as a  slightly astringent wash, with some  whitening qunlltlcs nlso. A few drops  of the simple tincture, which Is made  by cutting the gum with alcohol,'poured Into a bowl of wnter make a refreshing bntb for tho face and tend to contract the pores of the skin.  Old Wall Paper.  With time nnd patience old paper  may be remoied from walls thnt require rcpuperlng In the following manner: Tnke a Inrge sponge nnd well snt-  urate the wnlls with wnter, allowing It  to sonk lu. After doing this tlio old paper can be scraped off witb a knife  without much difficulty.  Benellt of Exercise.  Next to bodily cleanliness exercise  mny be reckoned ns tlie greatest aid to  beauty. In fact, exercise is almost necessary to cleanliness, for it Is n great  incentive to perspiration, which Is nature's way of throwing tbe impurities  of the body to tbe surface of the skin,  from whence they nre then removed  by the use of water. Open air exercise  should be taken every day, but according to strength. ��� Ono should return  home' nfter walking, riding or cycling  witb a sense, of being plensantly fatigued, but without any feeling of exhaustion. Exercise sbould be taken  regularly, and, if possible, dumbbells  should be used night and morning. The  corset sliould not bo worn while exercising with dumbbells. Skipping is an  excellent exorcise for the figuie, nnd it  is oue of which our grandmothers wero  fond. It Is usual with children to  throw tbe rope forwnrd when skipping,  but it ls far better to throw It backward, for it expands tbe chest much  better.  ^-^_���������������^��� i  Stair Walking.  Walking up and down stairs can be  mnde an excellent exercise for developing the muscles of the log from tbe  hip down nnd giving a good poise to  the body if performed In the correct  and cosiest way. As usunlly done,  with thc body thrown forwnrd at the  bips. the heel of tbe foot constantly  striking, the poise of the body is lost  and a great strain is put on the back,  tending to increase the nervousness.  If the body Is carried well poised, upright from thc hips, the ball of the foot  striking tbe stair first, the knees being  flexible, both in ascending and descending, all the good effects are obtained,  a?____J___inue__L_stnlr_!climbing _is _dono  "there will be n grout difference in the  feeling of vitality. Ascending stairs  rapidly by spring from the bull of one  foot to the other forms an excellent  means of strengthening tbe ankles  and curing a tendency to fiat feet.  A Laundry Hint.  For strong materials which hnve become mildewed or otherwise stained a  piece of lye the size of a walnut dissolved ln a bucket of cold wnter makes  a solution In which thc article may be  soaked over night. It should then be  washed with n good white soup nnd  boiled, lastly being run through weak  blue wnter. This gives a peculiarly  fresh and dainty whiteness. Tho objection thnt the lye will rot the material Is not sustained save In very delicate materials. A pique or duck will  Inst several such soak lugs with no HI  effects whutevcr.  ���MAKIKO THE SHADOW.  near a wall that bus a half length mirror hanging on it. Tbe person that  holds the light hns to innko sure, by  varying its distance or Its height, that  the reflection of Ibe cuudlo in tbo glass  falls on the place on the wall that  servos as a screen for tbo shadow of  your head. According to tho form of  the mirror, this reflection will show aa  a luminous oval or a parallelogram  beside the outlines of your shadow.  But if you have covered tbe inirror  with a sheet of thick paper in which,  as may be scon in tbe accompanying  illustration, you havo cut the likeness  of two eyes, a nose and a mouth, na  grotesque as you mny like, the luminous rays that traverse these slits will  be tho only ones reflected, nnd thoy,  will appear upon thc wall ns belonging to the shadow of your bead.  To make the apparition more effective superimpose upon tbe glass two  sheets of paper equally designed and  furnished with feattires, one of tbcm  being fixed nnd the other movable.  Sway the hitter to and' t'ro with your  hnnd and you will produce in the shadow a pair of goggling eyes and a snapping mouth, enough to startle the most  Impassive spectator.  Inside n  Qtinil's Shell.  The egg bound quail felt be couldn't  stand it another minute; be must have  more room. So he drew back his bend!  ns fur as he could���uud precious littlo  It was���and struck and pressed with  ull the strength of determined and final  effort, when, lo, the walls of the house  begun to give way!  Ho felt that something strange and  unusual bad happened. Just whnt It  wns he did not know, but ho was sur��  lt was something of great importance.  He now felt stronger than he had ever  felt before, and so he pushed his littlo  nasal horn harder and harder against  the wall. Now he saw how it was done,  so he kept turning more and more in  his b<?d, pressing tho ugly uasal horo  against the wall from timo to time,  raising a row of little three sided pyramids entirely around the shell.  Then ns he stopped to rest a moment  he felt the sweet air coming in through  thc rents he bad made, and be filled his  lungs with it���a thing he had never  done before���nnd It intoxicated him  and made him fool bigger and stronger  than he ever felt before. So he straightened himself out just to show how biff  und fine he wns, when, lo, tbe whole  top of the house fell off, aud lie rolled  out Into the bottom of the hollow;  hemisphere, tho most astonished creature you ever saw!���Hurper's Magazine.  Cooking* Ham.  If you are broiling or frying ham.'it'ls  better always to cut the slices from a  bam that already has been cooked.. It  will then be lender and delicious." .  If you prefer to broil the raw ham,  cut tbc'rnshers very thin and'while'  broiling dip them once or twice In cold  water. If frying raw ham, cut it very  thin aud fry them very quickly, flrst  soaking them ten minutes in very hot  water. The perfection of broiled ham is  thnt which Is from a ham thnt is boiled  hnlf done and hns been allowed to cool  a day or two before cutting.  Tonsme Twisters.  Just ask your playmate to repeat  rapidly the information that "she sells  seu shells" or to suy that the "Sea  censeth, and lt sufficetb us," or "Whnt  a shame such a shapely sash sbould.  shabby stitches show," or "Give'  Grimes Jim's gilt gig whip." If your  playmate succeeds in getting them out'  straight, then ask him or her to repeat  -six-times in-one-breathr''Whnt~a-i;)ity~  poor Tetcr pecked pretty Polly's pigs!"  or "Six misses mixed .hisses." If success attends this effort, then tho following sentence will probably prove a  stickler: "Sum should soon sell Shorn  six shilling single shingles."  A Good Game.  Awakened ghosts Is.n line game for  boys and girls. Write the names of  Napoleon, Washington, Grant, Daniel  Boone, Paul Try, Pnul Jones, Cnptnln  Kidd, Roger Williams, Molly Htclior  and other famous' characters on slips  of paper. Ench child draws one from a  hat. Then all pretend to .go to sleep  nnd at the tup of n bell awnken nt..l .tct  the pnrt given tliem. If nny one forgets himself, he must pny a fine. At  Inst the bell taps, nnd the judges decide which has been thc best ghost.  A New Kind of Spelling:.  Around the garden Johnnie strolled  Aa happy ns you please;  ���He saw thc pretty llowers and heard  Thc humming of tho B B B B B B.  He watched the busy Insects and  Grew bolder by degrees.  "I'll Just catch one," said he nt last;  "That blgone I will C C C C C C."  Ha mnde a grab, and then his screams   '  Were borne upon the breeze;  He hnd  been  slung,   which served him  "��� ."-right,!.   .    ..    ���   .. ���   .-. -.  Tlint horrid little T T T T T T.  Indoors he rushed, nnd thero he stood.  With tears and shaking knees;  Hla mother tied lii"1 linger up,  Which qi'Hil-   ��� -���������> him E B E E E B.  \.V>. THE INDEPENDENT.  BLATDIUM.Y  ���.���.V.JTTNI3 21, IM?  THE INDEPENDENT.  mu  v  ::���������  ' <)',  ������it-  :7Vf:.  PUBLISHED    WEEKLY IN THE INTERESTS OK THE (MASSES  BV  THE INDEPENDENT PRINTING COMPANY.  BASEMENT     OP     FLACK     BLOOK,  HASTINGS STREET. VANCOUVER, B. C.  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN  ADVANCE.  A week. 5 cents; month, J5 cents; three  months, 33 conts; six months, 03 cents;  one year, $l.i!5.  ENDORSED BY THE TRADES AND  LABOR COUNCIL, THE VANCOUVER LABOR PARTY AND THE  BUILDING TRADES COUNCIL.  The Independent can always be'had  at Galloway's book 'store, arcade.  to hold up the government this time, so  Oliver had his way, and the government  withdrew its bill, avoided defeat and  retained ofllee by the same old same,  as usual. Even "Joe" 'Martin couldn't  save this subsidy, though he fought like  a. Trojan for it.  SATURDAY  .JUNK 31, 19(0  Think of it! 'Isn't it a beastly shame?  Here we've a lot of old grannies in of-  '��� flee at Victoria who refuse to give our  respectable women tho franchise.  ���In justice to our worthy alderman,  .we might say that he is npt at pater-  son, N. J. Besides Anarchist McQueen is said to be an Englishman.'  'Since the legislature has amended the  municipal act, allowing but one vote to  each eleotor in llie municipality. It  should now be in order for Vancouver  to do away with the ward system.  "Where's the Leader of Ladysmlth  ���these days? Haven't seen it for a whole  month. We miss it. It's the only  iwhole-soulcd Dunsmuir paper left since  the Colonist has ratted.  By the time this paper reaches its  readers,the legislature will have closed  : .with - prayers for a year, having accomplished all the deviltry it could this  session. A thanksgiving service, will  now be In'order.  V Hon. Eberts says that ..ther'government doesn't want the Stale of Washington to set.up a hatchery on the Fraser "because it'is quite capable of managing its own affairs. He should have  ���used the word .'.'mismanage."  '"I.want.tp,go home to manvtua, and  ���when I,do get there you. bet yer life  I'll, have ..something to. say to her," Is  what the Premier, to explain matters,  will have to tell his old. college chum,  Edward, when he meets him in Hold  Hengland.  Mr. Martin has "cross-checked" the  bullying lawyer with a vengeance. He  has fathered successfully an amendment to the evidence act, preventing a  lawyer 'iisklnK questions merely to  shake' the credibility of a witness under  cross-examination. It will no longer  bo possible fiy a lawyer to ask a witness on spec., "Have you ever been in  jail? If so, when was the last time?"  ami other complimentary questions of  a, like nature.     Good for "Joo."  Now, since the boys or IS havesot the  franchise, let them rally round and turn  tho rascals out. The boys can't do  worse than tho Present lot. Should they  rail, we've K��t the..kindergarten as a  lust resort among the whites. The matter of precedence amongst the others  should lie settled by Mister Justice  .Martin, of white tie fame, personally,  we would put the .Indians Iirst after the  whites, followed, .by the Chinese, then  the Japs, and lastly 'by the.canners.  This is no josh.  Mr. Kidd���the farmers' member���gave  the lawyers who boss our legislature  quite a. scare the other day. He brought  in a bill to refer a dispute to arbitra-  itiori if either party desired to keep  it out of the courts. ICvery lawyer in  the house howled, from "Joe" to Eberts and McBrlde.' Such an outrage  cm-the constitution was unparalleled.  Mr. Kidd withdrew the bill, and seemed  gl.id to feel assured 'that he 'had escaped with Ids life. Tiie lawyers are  evidently no kids.  more presslngly the need of a home  for totally disabled and indigent miners, is there no way to set the government to act In,this matter.���piinenix  Pioneer.  WelDon't Think So.  Whatever may be discussed at the  Imperial conference, of one thing we  may all feel assured, and that is the  voice of British Columbia's premier will  rent fissures inthe heavens demanding  the exclusion of his lifelojfp enemy, the  "heathen  Chinee."���Nelson  Economist.  99"'96'���'����������'������'.������������� 99  -��� "We regret to record .the .passing away  of James:'M: .Martin, ex-M. L'.A.,"at  , Rossland -this week. He was.'a most  V estinvalble man��� and a -good legislator,  in which capacity he did not a. little  towards carrying the eight-hour law.  His funeral  took place yesterday. V  ' One for our own Aid. Wttlly Brown.  .Whilst Vancouver (has been gradually  reducing its water rates, .he city of  ^Victoria proposes; to increase those of  the capital by 40 per cent. Too bad,  this, with, so much dirty, linen to wash.  The Union Advocate, of Jamestown,  N. Y., is quite different to tlie other  radical American papers, dt publishes  four Illustrated columns of the coronation of Kins Edward VII. The usual  style of our cousins, especially labor  papers, is to give the king and his coronation the very dervtl.  ���The family dispute among the Dunsmulrs Is haviing some comical consequences. Thus, on Wednesday morning, the good old Colonist turned Us  coat thoroughly after the example of  the famous Victoria members and came  out with a leader dead against Premier Dunsmuir and his policy. Mamma  scored this time rather heavily against  her dearly beloved and absent son, who  Is off to see the king.  The Government has withdrawn its  Wil to give away about $2,000,000 worth  ot land to the Columbia and Western  Hallway Company, otherwise the C. P.  B.    Price Ellison and Clifford declined  The government has again turned  round to save its skin. This time..it  has humbly accepted Mr. Oliver's amendment, providing that the Coast-Koo-  tenay railway should run to the coast  so far. as part of the big subsidies  can ensure Ibis. The amendment stops  the government's little game of bonus-  ing part of the route in order to provide a branch line from' Spencer's  Bridge, on the C.'P. It., to. Princeton,  consequently leaving the south side of  Hie'Lower Fraser; valley country off  the route entirely.   .;.���"��� >' ���>  The long drawn-oiit controversy as  to trade autonomy and industrial organisation between the National Union  of United Brewery Workers, the International Union of Steam Engineers and  the International Brotherhood of stationary Firemen, . has been settled  through .a decision .of President S.  Gompers of the A. F. of L��� in favor,  of trade automony,'.but in cases .where  there are. not sufficient .engineers and  firemen to form .unions of their respective crafts, they may become mem-;  bers of the'United^Brewery Workers, v  A .MASS .MEETING.  There should be a big turnout of  workingmen and others .who are In accord with the new Provincial Progressive Party, on Tuesday nldit. This  win tie the Initial mass meeting in this  city of the party. Mr. Foley Is a powerful speaker, and a. man who is well  Posted on the public affairs of this  country. Though in saying this, we  do not mean in any sense that he is a  politician In the ordinary acceptance  of the term, but rather a man who has  seen the hard and practical side of life,  and consequently.is far more in touch  with the present conditions surrounding  the waBO-enrnors to-day than most  public men w'e know of. He will  talk straight from the shoulder. Mr.  Foley Is the president of the new l>ar-  ty, and has been received wherever he  spoke in the interior of late right loyally. This will be Mr. Foley's first  appearance in public in Vancouver, and  we bespeak for him a hearty reception  on Tuesday night in Union Hall. Be  sure and ho there.  CURRENT OPINION���ALL SORTS;?7  ..'   Need the^Wind.       y ,";'  .   The B.   C.  Legislature: has  not  yet  given,away. the air in  thds province.  They probably need it all in their business.��� The Ledge. Vs.:-.,  .":..  Work for Thousands.  Canada should smelt; its own ores,  make all its pulp into paper, and coin  all its own money. This would mean  work for many thousands, and millions or money' for the country.���The  Ledge.  Safe Betting.  King Edward has invited 300 Americans to see him. put his :cro\vn on. It  is safe betting that hereafter' : King  Edward's "300,'"will have social precedence over New York's -100,In the land  of the brave and the home of the free.  ���Toronto Star.  Let 'Er Come.  And now the steel trust is coming to  KitclieneE "Welirie'r'cr_comer-TBrCr  has the resources to make It the greatest steel country on this earth or any  other earth.���Paystreak.  A Pressing Need.  Recent accidents in mines have shown  New York Novelties in  n  '<>  o  o  o  if  n  <>  n  n  o  <>  n  n  ::  ^<H><imi��a><��00<i<P��<��'��'>* <9 ���>���*��> <> <��� 9 > IT��*> 99 tt't 9  ���-Juxt came in thifl week.  'Mr. Trorey personally selected them in Now York and learned  also that they were t'he .REAL iSWBLLit, THINGS  there.  The riliapes are very now and ..pretty. .Some have leather  handles for ciirnylng them In tihe band, others have ohalns with  wWoh to hang tlie hag on one's arm.  They are In various colore of various leathers���an added charm  Is their usefulness.' j  As per our usual custom the prices are marked exceedingly  Close, $2,00 to $5.00.  GEO. C. TROREY,  Tbe Jeweler and  Diamond  Merchant  COK. GRANVILLE AND tlA&TiNfi�� STREET*.  EUGENE V. DEBS.  Eugene V. Dobs, who is to lecture  next Monday evening in the city hall, is  the best 'known of all the American labor leaders, aiid was originally a locomotive fireman. He llrst became prominent In the Brotherhood''of Locomotive  Firemen- Early in the nineties be conceived tbe idea of welding all the railroad employees In,to one organisation.  This'thought gave birth to the American Railroad Union, which . after a  number of minor successes, wont to  pieces as a result of the great Pullman  strike. On its ruin Debs helped to organise the socialist democratic party  of the United States. This organisation  consolidated recently with that faction  of the socialist labor party, working in  harmony with existing trade unions.  Deb.3 was their ������ first candidate for  president of the United States, polling  about one hundred thousand votes. Iii  politics he has been llrst a democrat,  then a populist and now a socialist. He  is extremely popular, and through his  sterling personal qualities enjoys the  esteem of; many public men who have  no sympathy with his radical ideas. He  is a finished and powerful orator, and  those who enjoy an intellectual treat  should not miss hearing this great man.  THE BUYERS ARE ALWAYS WINNERS.  ���If you are a woman you should read  this. If you are a man you. should read  this. It,Is to you, woman, and to you,  man, that the printers look tor suppori  In their fight with the T. Eaton Company. And why should they look to  you? Because you can defend theii  right, and protect labor against bargain counter wages. 'Tlie Eaton Co.  Pledged their word to abide by the conditions .governing the other printing  offices in the city. They have not carried out their promises, and It is to.you,  woman, and to you, man, that we look  to make them, do so. Make this a  personal matter, and ask yourself If it  is right that you should allow this company to trample upon labor to.cheapen  the so-called, bargains they are offering  you. A lesson taught now win be one  heeded in the future, when they may be  tempted to carry their wage-grinding  policy into the other 'departments. XVe  look'to you with confidence that you  will give us your support. The strike  Is not settled.    The foregoing Is an np-  fsilk j  ! Department   j  T Our Silk Stock is very large T  | and well assorted. Following we f  J give a. few names and prices:      ���  TAFFETA BILK, in a, large j  range of new colors; prices 75c, A  SOc and $1.��0l ���  LOU'ISINB SlUK���This (fashionable silk, in a large range ot  plain colors.   Price 1.23 yard.  PEAU'DE, CREPE���A nice ns-  assortment of colore. Price $1.59  yard.  BLACK' TAFFETAi SILK;  prices from CTie to t2 yard.  BLACK SATIN MEIRVE;  prices $1.10. J1.25 and $1.50 yard;  BLACK POIE DE SOLE, prices  from SOc to $2 yard.  BLACK SATIN, PLAIN;  prices SOc to $1.50 yard.  170    Cordova  St.,  We reach wherever  reach.  Vancouver,  the mails  VOtH SHIRTS  YOUR COLLARS  YOUR CUIT&  ���last much longer when  laundered by us, bectuse we use  nothing but thick boiling starch  ���strictly non-chemical���just the  same as the old-fasftiioned starch  ol' years ago.  Under  this  process   the goods  come out pliable.  PIONEER  Steam Laundry  Phone 3-10. 910 - 914 Riciiajids St  Downtown Office, No. 4 Ahcade.  white iiclp only.  Parcels called' for aind delivered.  .MARIS A 6PBCIALTY OF . .  o    nemrs special Liqueur, ma'.-  o . ushers Buck umei liqueur miski  -LARGE 8TOCK OF���  IMFOKTED AND DOMESTIC  . Ctyars.  R. B. Mulligan & Co., Props.  Cobneb Cordova add Cabrali..  Thc~  peal from the printers of "Toronto.  THE INDEPENDENT WELL' RECEIVED.  The ofllcers of the Freight-handlers'  union are highly pleased at the satisfaction The Independent Is giving, to  the members of their association.  Agent W. C. Rollins Is a good friend of  this paper and a careful bustler. Ton  may be sure he sees to It that the boys  are supplied promptly:with their copies.  XVe agree with the frclgbt-hiindlvrs  that If the unions took the same interest as thoy do, thnt our labor paper  would soon be double Its present size.  XVe appreciate the expressions of goodwill of our friends the freight-handlers.  May their shadows never grow less.  CANADIAN SOCIALIST,  In Its "salutatory," the Canadian Socialist, formerly Citizen and Country,  of Toronto, says: "The business will  be conducted 'In Vancouver by It. P.  Pettyplece and WeRton Wrlgley, under  the direction of the Social Progress  Company, and for a time, at least, .the  editorial  work   will .be conducted  by  Having the Only Up-to-Date Grill Room  in B.C. which In ItBeli is a guarantee  of a Mitt-Class Hotel and Restaurant. .  goooqoobpoopopoooooooooooo  Seyiaour Streeet,  George "Wrlgley, who -will continue to  reside ln Toronto. . The editor's address, until further notice, will be 293  King Street,. West,, as heretofore, and  business addresses* should, after June  15th, be mailed to Social Progress. Co.,  (Limited), 313 Westminster Ave., Vancouver, B.C."  We extend a hearty welcome to our  contemporary, and .Wish it the success  It deserves.  HEAR EUGENE V..DEBS ON MONDAY NIGHT, CITY HALL.    .  THE  IDEAL LABOR LEADER.  Piofessoi Felix Adler, in an address  at the Berkeley Lyceum, New York,  on "The Effects of Politics en the La-  l-or'Question," said:  "The labor movement is freer from  sectarianism, race creed and harmful  H'ejudlces than any other movement  before the public. He discussed -the  labor lender nt ��� considerable length.  Americans, he said, had not solved the  pioblem of evolving, a high .type of  labor leaders. The evil methods of boss-  Ism had Its effect: tipon tihem a�� Jt did  on polltlcnl lenders.  "We have debased the idea of leadership,''"said Professor Adler, "with the  uso of. that, term 'public servant.' The  coming labor leader niust be one born  to rule. He anust be ai .mum or high  pi-rposes and possessing great executive ability. Such a man Is not satisfied to be a 'public servant.' He is a  loader born, and It Is his inherent nature to rule, not to obey,"  A discussion followed, many of those  present taking exception to the speaker's idea of a labor leader's duties.  Spaulding's...  Baseball Goods  ��� BALLS, BATS, CATCHERS' MITTS,  FIELDERS' MITTS, INFIELDERS."  GLOVES, MASKS, SHOE PLATES,  UMPIRE INDICATORS, and SCORE:  BOOKS.  A most complete stock of everything  necessary.   Call and get our prices.  CHAS.LTISDALL  527. Hastings St.  Neei's drod Boys9 Underwear  Our line of Underwear Is one af the most complete iln the city. ' It consists'..  of .light weight Bnlbrlggan nt $1 per suit; a heavier weight at $1.60; y light  weigiht natural wool nt tf2 and $2.50 per suit, as well aa Cartwright and.iWarr  ner's, Dr. Jaeger's and Linen Mesh in  the finer grades.  Wo are also agents for "Knit-to-Fit" combination suits. In silk, wool oitdt  balbrlggan.  BOYS'   UNDERWEAR  In balbrlggan and light .weigiht wool.  If you have never-worn just the right sort of underwear for you, give .no  a call, as we have all the good new as well as the good old sorts.  CMJBB   ����   STEWART,  Telephone 702. 160 Cqkpova Street.  o ��������������������<��<�� ��������������������� ������������������ ���������������  j A LIST  I Easily*..  Lengthened  'ABSOLUTE  COMPREHENSIVE  .FAITHFUL  GENUINE  INEXPENSIVE  PROFITABLE  RELIABLE,  SAFE  SURE  TRUSTIWOBfra-I'Y  if  o  it  o  o'  <���  i l  <l  if  i i  H  OT what other Investment than iLlfe Insurance can all the^e adjectives be as trut'h'fullly descriptive! Any one or two place a security ln a high class; all combined make it noteworthy. Many  more miglit justly be appli-id to Life Insurance���TOH investment of  the ngo.  UNION LMilJTUAL POLICIES are every wh.lt in line iu progres-  slveness, values and1 .privileges���contracts Chat not only aim to  protect ibut really do In the minutest particulars. All facts cheerfully furnished free.  Union Mutual Life InsuranceCo  PORTLAND, MAINE. Incorporated 1848.  Call or write for particulars and plans  Head Office : 419 Hastings St. "VV., Vancouver, B.C.  J. E; EVANS, Provincial Manager.  �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  I HI Will  From Their Nanalmo, Sonthflold and  " Protection Island 'Collieries,  Steam, Oos  and  House Coal  *        OltheFollowing Grade*:   "  Double Screened Lump,',  .  Run of tbe Mine,'  Waetied Nut ond  Bcreeninji*.  BAMUKITH. EOBIN8, Baperlntendent.:  EVANS, COLEMAN A EVAN8, AgenU,  Vancouver City, B. C.  GAIiBADIAN $m  and  THERE IS  of Fire or Injury to  Health when you use  the  The price -is now  such that almost everybody can afford it  Once used,.always  .used. Apply at Office of  LTD.  Coh Carrall and Hastings  PACIFIC  -LINE  World's  Scenic  Route  LOWEST RATES. BEST SERVICE  Transcontinental     Passenger.   (Train  leaves dully nt 14 o'clock.  Seattle and Whatcom Express leaves  dally at 9.05 o'clock.  JEfTectlve June in.  SAILINGS FOR JAPAN AND CHINA.  I0MPRKSS OF JAPAN   ..���'..JUNK 10  ATHENIAN..' .. ���'..  .... '.. ...IUNB'23  EMPRKSS OF CHINA :. ..' '..JUT^Y   7  EMPRESS OF INDIA'..   .;   ..JUIjY 28  SAILINGS   FOR   HONOIAJLU    AND  AUSTOIALIA.  AOK'AiNCH... .-..,./....JUNE 27  MOANA.. ..."...''..   ..   ..   ..   ..JUL.Y 25  MIOWERA... ..........   AUGUST 22  And every four weeks/thei-eafter.  For full particulars as to tidne, rates,  etc., apply to  a J. COYIiB, JAS. BCLATHRi  A. G. P. A. Ticket A��eut,  Vanoouver, B. C.   -428 Haatlngu St.  Vanoouver, B.C.  Str^  Bm|��orter& and Bottkra  GORE AVE.   'PHONE 783. > .,.  ,    ��� SOLE AGENTS. ��� ,     ; -,; "  iiia[  ���mi  BU fiATURDIAT ...,;'����,"..'..JJ0NB211 1S0B ���"  THE INDEPENDENT.  II. A.  URQUHART,  Hardware,  Stoves,   Ranges,   Etc.  35  Hastings Street East.  ��������  ��������  Union Made  oofs and Shoes  GO TO  unite themselves together in'one. compact union for their general welfare]  says F. A. Jackson, special representative of the order In Chicago. With this  Idea, in mind, those,who conceived tbe  organization and built It up see to-day  a brotherhood of railroad men that has  grown to 67,000 members in about fourteen months.  In working out their .plans these men  have succeeded beyond their most sanguine expectations. At .the recent con;  Ventlon In San Francisco it was re.  ported that 57 divisions were organized in California, Oregon, Nevada,  Utah, Colorado, Montana, Arizona,'  Naw iMexIco, Louisiana, Texas, Idaho,  Kansas, Illinois, Ohio and ' Pennsylvania. Representatives are now ln all  great railway Centres of the country  except the far east.  J999990O��QW^9JieM990W!O0O9O0  ... Coronation  t  R. MILLS, The Shoe Man*  THE WORK OF ANARCHISTS.  ���  e  Tweeds  Union Directory,  By' Smoking  "Kurtz's Own," "Kurtz's Pioneers," "Spanish Blossom"  They are the best in the land and made by  Uuion Labor in ''    "  ���"j | KURTZ & CO>S PIONEER CIGAR FACTORY  VANCOUVER, B^ C.  9 ^0ff~Call for them and see tliat you get them.  .1 ��  TIIE CIVIC soim  There were present at .Monday night's  (meeting1 of the City Council, Mayor  Neelands presiding, and Alderman aic-  - Queen, 'Wylie, Cook, pethune, Blaclc-  more, Brown, Foreman, McGuigan anj  Wilson.  After a long discusrlon on the status  of the library board, wliich came up  on a letter from it, it ivas decided to  hold a special meeting on tbe same  on Wednesday night, at which tlm  library board was asked to be present.  ���'A letter was  received1 from  F. Bus-  conUbe,  of the provisional .gymnasium  committee, offering to meet the council  ���to discuss mialtors relating1 to the gym-  ' nasium.   Laid over till next Monday.  Alderman Cook said he xvould move  -at the next meeting that tlie motion  passed   iby  the council    at a. siiecinl  ��� meeting1 on May  3rd,  voting a gymnasium    site    on. the Cambie    street  ��� grounds  and  a  grant  for    the same  (purpose!of'$2,600, be revoked, and the  "Whole matter i econsidered. He would  move this on account of the several i  misunderstandings that ihad'arisen re-  ��� epecting the matter.  previous Monday, and received a reply  in the affirmative.  Alderman McQuceen moved that the  accounts wbleh 'had not been passed  owing to the finance commltte not  having met, be passed by the council,  and this was done. Alderman Brown,  however, objected to the passing of accounts en bloc, and! suggested that i.s  the dlfliculty ihad.been in, obtaining  a quorum. Alderman Wood being absent, Alderman Wylie be appointed to  act ou Alderman Wood's committees.  Alderman Foreman seconded tbe .notion. . '  Alderman'��� Wylie suid that wilh all  due respect, >to the mover and seconder  of the motion ihe had ns much as he  could do to look after his own work;  he did not see t'he fun of working for  Alderman Wood when that gentleman  received the salary. If the salary -is ere  given to hiin, however, he would not  mind acting.    .... ,  The matter was dropped1 like a hot  peanut. ' .,      '  The Curfew by-law and a by-law to  - amend by-law No. 256, by fixing a fee  for   the  sale of   liquor by  breweries,  - passed their ilirst reading.  A communication was received from  -.tlhe Fishermen's union, asking that a  -public wharf or landing stage, at  ������ which they could land from tlie fishing  "boats, be provided for them, and asking that they be allowed to meet a  - committee of the council and state  "their case. Referred to the board1 of  works.  E! Mlchell, fireman, was granted three  months' leave, providing he supplied a  substitute.  The.eliief ot police was instructed to  make further inquiries regarding the  lost blankets of W. D. Jones, of the  lighthouse, wlilch were left at the hospital.  The consideration of the protest of the  Trades and Labor Council re the appointment of one Johnston on the police foi ce was deferred.  Aldeniuan Foreman asked that the  ������city, solicitor ibe requested to give his  ���opinion  Jn  writing upon    the  chair's  ruling that the by-law to alter the  'saloon closing by-law would require a  two-thirds vote to enaible lt to be  -adopted. Prior to this request, the al-  ��� demian had asked his worship whether  lie still adhered  to his rulingi of the  "������������������������������e��e��9*6*8��0*  Ask Your Dealer for  '��� Overall Clothing.��  ���  ���8  J The " Miner "  %     A lino lino of Overalls, Jumpers,  **���  and Smocks in 8 and 9 oz. goods;  ���. specially constructed for miners.  The." Engineer "  A    lino   of   BJb   Ovcralli  Smocks   for   engineers 'and   mechanics.  _ Every garment bears tho Union  (Label.  ���9  ���9  Comprising: Denim Pants, Over- g.  alls. Smocks, and working shirts j  of overy description. _JJ,  9  9  9  9  ,  9  and q  The libraiy iboard and city council  met on Wednesday evening, when the  following resolution was agreed to,  namely: ���   ,  "That in future all moneys to be forwarded by Mr. Carnegie on account of  his donation for a library building, be  made on the written request, si.gned  by tbe chairman and treasurer of the  library iboard, 'payable 'to "the city  treasurer, such written request to be  signed iby the chairman and secretary  on, the architect's certificates, and approval ol" a joint library committee,  to be composed as follows: Four members of the city council and three of  the library boaid, to be nominated by  the board and appointed by the.council." ,   ,  Following were present, .Mayor Nee-  lands"in~thel'liairj~yAidrMcQueen> \vy-  He, Cook, Blackmore, Brown, Foreman,  McGuigan and .Wilson, and the following members of the library board: Alderman McGuigan, chairman; J. J.  Dougan, treasurer; Alexander Gilchrist,  chairman of the committee of management; Messrs.' S. M. Eveleigh, R. Sparling, W. A.' Gallagher, and Seeretary  Machin.  ASSASSINATIONS    IN    THB    PAST  TWENTY-ONE    YEABS.  1SS1���March i3, Alexander II. of Russia,  killed by.explosion of a bomb, at  'St.  Petersburg.  "     July 2, General Garfield, President  of  the: United States,    shot    by  Charles Jules Guiteau,   Washington; died September 19.  1S94���June 24,    Marie    Francois    Saidl  Carnot,   President of  the French  It^ubllc,    stabbed    by    Caserio  ���    Giovanni Santo.  1596���May  1,   Nasr-ed-Deen,     Shah  of  Persia, shot by Mollah    Reza,    a  Sayyid. " .     '  1S9S���September 10,  Empress   of Austria,  stabbed  by    ithe    anarchist  Lucchesi, at Geneva.  1900���July 29, King Humbert I. of Italy,  Phot at Monza by Bresci.  1901���September   6," William MdKInley,  president of   th<j  United    States,  shot by Czolgosz, Buffalo exhibition; died September 11.  ATTEMPTED   ASSASSINATION'S.  1SS2���Emiwror Francis Joseph of Austria,  by  Overdank.  ���'     October 23,   Milan IV.  or Servla,  by Miu-kovitch.  1SS7���March 13 and.'May, Alexander III.  of Russia,  by explosions.  1SSS���December 26,  Abdurrahman,  ameer of Afghanistan.  1SS9���July- lo,-. Pedro II. of Brazil,    by  -     Volti. '    .  "     October  20,   William,     Prince.of  Wurtembuerg.ih'y Mullcr.  1S1IU���July M, President Fame, shol at  by Francois while driving to the  Elysee; on June 13, KS97, a bomb  exploded in close pioMintly to his  carriage.  1S97���August 23,   Borda ldiaite,  president, of Uruguay, 'by Avelir.o Ar-  i-edondo, Monte Video.  IS9S���Februrj- 26,  George 1.  of Greece  and   Princess 'M,irle, 'Ilred at by  GCardltzls,     while    driving    new  Athens.  September IJ, Crown Prince ot  Italy, on his way to Vienna, to  attend, the funeral bf the Empress  of Austria, by two Italian anarchists.  September 16, the Emperor and  Crown Prince of Corca, by poisoning.  1900���April 4, Prince of Wales (present  King Edward), shot at by Sipidio  at the Nord station, Brussels.  August 2, Muzafler-ed-Deen, shall  of Persia, shot at by Salson,  whilst driving In Paris.  Suits and Overcoats    |  " "Twill be in keeping wlletiier  you be present at the coronation  or celebrate the event at home to  wear a coronation suit or over^  coat."  You will do honor to King Kdi*  ward at the same time be attired  in the latest fashion.  THE VANCOUVER TRADES ANI>  Labor Council meets first ana tbbit  Thursday ln each month, at 7:S8 p. m.  President, W. J. Lamrick: vice-president,  F. J. Russell; secretary, T. H. Cross: financial secretary, j. T. Lilley: treasurer,  C. Crowder; sergeant-at-arms, C. J.  Salter; statistician, J- H. Browne.  JOURNEYMEN BARBERS' INTERNATIONAL UNION. No. 13>-Fresldent; G.  W. Isaacs: vlce-prebidcnt, Fred Haw;  corresponding-financial secretary, J. A.  Stewart, DI Cordova St.: recorder, C. D.  Morinin; treasurer, E. Morgan; guide, A.  Ii. Legatt: guardian, G. Bowers; dele-  gaU'.s to T. & b. Council: G. W. Isaacs  and Fred. Haw. Meet* first and thlrtl  Wednesdays or each month lu Union  Hull.  WAITERS AND WAITRESSES UNION.  Local N'o. 2S. President, Charles Over;  vice-president, a. N. Herrington: secretary-treasurer, j. H. Perkins. Meeting  overy Friday evening at S.30 oVlock In  Union Hall, corner Homer anil Dunsmuir  streets.  VANCOU'R TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION1.  No, 236 meets the last Sunday In each)  month at Union Hall. President. C. 8.  Campbell; vlce-prosldent, W. J. McKay;  secretary, S. J. Gothard, P. O. Box 66;  treasurer, Geo. wilby; sergeant-at-arms,  A. I'. Arnold; executive committee. P.  X\. Fowler, G. E. Plerrott. XV. Brand.  Hunt. Todd; delegates to Trades and.  Labor Council. YV. Brand, S. J. Gothard.  I. Fowler; delegates to Allied Trades  Council. F. A. Fowler, W. J. McKay and  C. J. Marshall.  ritHc/orm  Wardrobe  333 Blastings Street, Vancouver, B. C.  Scljr Measurement Blanks and Samples on Amplication.  Mall Orders Promptly Attended fo.  STREET RAILWAY MEN'S UNION-  . Meets second and fourth Wednesday ot  each month, ln Sutherland Hall, corner  Westminster Avenue and Hastings Street  at o p.m. President, II. a. ItcDonaldr  vice-president, John Gardiner: secretary.'  A. G. Perry; treasurer, H. VandeuwaSSfc -  conductor, Geo. Lenfesty; warden, Dt'  Smith; sentinel, j. Dubberlcy; delegate*'  to Trades and Labor Council: H. A. Mc-'  Donald, J. C. Barton, C. Bennett, Robt.  Brunt and A- G. Perry.  UNITED BROTHERHOOD OF CARPENTERS and Joiners���Meets every  second and fourth Thursday in Union  Hall, room No. 3. President, G. Dobbin;  vice-president, J. M. Sinclair: recording  secretary, W. T. MacMullen; financial  secretary, H. S. Falconer; treasurer j.  Ferguson: conductor. R. MacKenzie; warden, J. McLeod; delegates to T. and L.  council, Robt. Macpherson, G. Dobbin, J.  M.  Sinclair.  TKXADA MINERS' UNION, No. 113, W-  F. M.. meets every Saturday at 7.30 p-  m. In Forester's Hall. Van Anda. President. D. Jones: vIce-prcMdent, P. Burt;  secretary, A. Rupcr; treasurer, II. v.  I'rlce; conductor, p.. Embleton; warden,  M. Hallldny.  P. 0. BOX -St. .    . , .pH0SE 179.  w.j. McMillan & Co.,  Wholesale Agents por  TUCKET CIGAR CO. UNION LABEL CIGARS I  MONOGRAM, MARGUERITA,      "   BOUQUET,  OUR SPECIAL, EL JUSTILLO,  EL CONDOR,       " SARASTIZADOS, SCHILLER,  INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF  Machinists.���Beaver Lods.-e. No. 182 ���  Meets second and lottrth Wpdnesdav -n  ench month in Union hall. President .1:  Arnell; vice-president, J. K. Edward*;  recording secrotary. A. J. Thlrtle. nddri--.-)  Vancouver P. O.: financial secretary til  3. LltUler, 673 Hastings street, ' ,#m;  treasurer, E. Tlroir'n1-" ""Metor, & ',2.  Bossisstow; guard, F. Coughlin.  JOURNEYMEN   BAKERS   AND  PECTJONBRS' International Union of  America, iioca.1 No. -in, Vancouver B.  C. President, Wm. H. Barnes; vic��-  presldent, Fred. Jay; recording secretary.  Sam Walkeri 1M3 Seaton street; financial secretary,. N. McMnllln, St. Georgo  street. Mount Pleasant; treasurer, W. A.  Woods.   CIGARMAKERS' "UNION ,NO. 071���  Meets the flrst Tuesday in each monUi.  In Union Hall. President, A. Koehel;  vice-president, P. crowder; secretary,  G Thomas, Jr.. 14S Cordova street west;  tieasurer, S. W. Johnson; sergeant-at-  arms, J. w. Brat; delegates to Trade*  and Labor Council, J. Crow, C. Crowder.  c__Nelson.   BROTHinrao6D"oF PAINTERS AND  DECORATORS, Local Union No. 1S8.  Meets every Thursday In Labor HalL  President, XV. Pavter; vice-president, W.  Halltday; recording secretary, E. Crush,  7(57 Eighth avenue, west: financial secretary, A. Gothard, 822 Howe street; treas-  urer, H. MeSorley.  Corner'Alexander Street and Columbia Avenue, Vancouver, B. C.  ��g����S��S������������'5  Ask'for ��� 1  Cascade Beer  JOURNEYMEN; TAILORS' UNION OF  AMERICA, 'No. 17S ��� Meets alternate  Mondays in room 1, Union Hall. President, F. Williams: vice-president, Chaa.  Whalen; recording secretary, H. O. Bur-  ritt; financial secretary. Walfred Larson:  treasurer, W. W. Toombs; sergeant-at-  arms. J.  McPherson^  TirE RETAIL CLERKS' ns'TERNA-  TIONAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION  meets in O'Brien's Hall, tho first ana  third Tuesdaysiof each month. D. McLean, president; W. J. Lamrick, secre-  tary, 24S Princess street.  VAFNCOUVH FISHERMEN'S UNION,  Nd. 2. aieets in Labor Hall, Homer-  street, every Saturday, at S p. m.  Steve Domes, ��resident;. Clias. Durham, secretary' pro tem.  The (beer that has Jlfe and vigor; healthful,  refreshing,  the sparkling waters of a mountain Tirook.  pure as  For sale at all Wrst-closs Hotels, Saloons and Loquor Stores.  Brewed iby [ ' '  CHRIS. FOLEY AND HAWTHORNTHWAITE WILL SPBAiK IN THIO  O'nniEN HALL TUESDAY NIGatT.  ALL W1DIXTOJIE.  '���  -���  41  Material and workmanship guar- *  antoed.  ���-TIIK-  -' (LIMITED.)  WtNNII>tC,'nAN.  ���������������������������������������������������tt<  "ONE MILff^ION IN 1903."  "One million nieiiibers In 19W," Is the  slogan of tbe United Brotherhood of  Railway employees. The organization  wns formed at Rosebury, Oregon, on  January 27, 1901. It aims to cover all  ���white employees engiaged upon steam  railroads, also white ex-railway employees tvh'o have had three or more  years' exiperience.  It w&s brought int0 existence largely  in .response to a general desire of the  allway employees of  the  country  to  FROM   SEATTLE.  The electrical workers have put $1,000  Into the labor temple fund..  Butchers' Union No. 186 is veiy ac  tlve.     A new wage scalcwlll go into  effect shortly.  The Fourth of July celebration prom  Ises to be a big affair this year.     The  unions will take part in the mammoth  parade.  The bakers will ask for an Increase  in wages.      ' .  ���3Iembers:-of-the-Brewer3'-unions-re-  fuse to handle scab-made 'kegs.  The clerks liave started a movement  to close drygoods stores at 7 p.m., on  Saturdays.  The tailors have subscribed $300 to the  labor temple.  No 'Sympathy Tliere.  "I am golns to marry your daughter,  sir," said the positive young man to  the father. "Well, you don't need to  come to me for sympathy," replied the  father. "I have tioubles of my own."  ���Ex.  Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.  |> Vancouver, B. C.  INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD  OF Electrical Workers, ' Vancouver  Local 213.���(Meets second and fourth  Tuesday In Union hall, room No. 4.  President, Geo. Cowling; vice-president,-  R. P. Inwin; recoidlng secretary, A". D.  Hotson; ���35 Richards street; finanoiai,  secretary, John Dubburly.  1867  1902,  DELICBOU& WINE  SUDK EXCLl'SIVElY FBOM B. C. FBUIT.  FBESH CUT FLOWERS ^UNION-MADE  DOMESTIC CIGARS.  When making a trip around the  ' Park call on  W. D. Jones BTi&nh���p���r  M9O0*M9soo99oooeooseaoeo��  DOMINION DAY  CELEBRATION  C. Ellis, corner Gambia and Cordova streets, is tho place you cun get  your hair cut in an artistic manner.  The Mat.  Is located at-the corner of Carrall and  Hastings streets.   The bottled goods are  all flrat-claBS and the prices right for  everyone.   Seattle Rainier beer, 5 cents.  Telephone 1���2���5 for, a fine livery  turn-out. J. J. Sparrow, Palace livery  stables. ��� ' -  AT  Vancouver, July i& 2  Championship Lacrosse, Basebatt, Bicycle,  and Horse Races .   The Navy Men  1 will also participate.  H. M.'s Warships will be present.  MAYOR NEELANDS, Chairman.    S. J. GOTHARD, Secretary  ��Ayj91U?ttEATRE-  McDonell A BmnoN Pioprictors.  Alf. P. Jakes Stago Slanager  Week Comrnsncing  Monday, Next  Artistic and Refiiud Vaudeville.  EVERY ACT A FEATURE.  Meeting*  F. O. IS.���VANCOUVER AERIE. No. a,  meets Wednesday evenings; visiting  brethren  welcome.    Bert Parsons, W.  P.; J. G. lire, W. S., Arc��d��.  Subscribe  for tbe  $t.��3 lier Year  Box d44��  >a*    -t>-' ���y  SKEWING KING'S ALE  . VIVID DESCRIPTION OF HIS MAJESTY'S  " VISIT TO LORD BURTON.  Incidents of an Umwual Ceremony Whicli  Will lie Read Witli Internet in This  Country u�� a l'Icture of Knglisli Con.  temporary Lifo���No Uouia.^o l'ald lo  llli .MnJ.'KtT iu Cliurcli.  The King left Lftridon on' the 2Sth  Feb. for Burton to pay a visit ��� to  Lord llurlon.      His Majesty, traveled  . by special truin from Huston, the  Hoyal -train stopping ut ihe littlo  station of ll.-trion and Wnlton, four  miles     from  Burton-on-Trcnt.      Tlio  ' King was received by Lord Ilurtoti  nnd lib) son-in-laiv, air. Huillie 'of  Dochi'our, anil prominent olliciuls,of  the Midland Railway. After chat-  ling for a few minutes with his  host His .Majesty and thc other  guests drove to Hangetnoio. Barton  village is on a line oft route  to llnngemore, and the ancient place wus lavishly decorated, triumphal wclics 'spanning  the road at .frequent intervals, and  bunting and banners finding a lodgment in all'sorts of places. That  the effect of all this might not be  lost on the Hoytil procession  through the darkness fairy liiihls  and torches were introduced ihere  and there and the whole produced a  brilliant spectacle. There was another big crowd at I'aiigemore, and  the King received a most enthusiastic reception from the<.villagers  and thc visitors, who had ��� ..thronged  into the place from all parts.  Among the guests invited, to moot  His Majesty during his visit to  Lord and Lady. Din-ton at Kange-  more were the' Duke aud Duchess of  Devonshire, the Portuguese -"Minister,  Lady Sarah. Wilson, Lord and Lady  Farcjuhar, and Earl Ho wo..  His Majesty  was astir early      on  .  LDIU)   liUKTON'.  Saturday morning, March 1, ',. but  even.earlier than ho were crowds of  sightseers who. thronged into Burton, from the neighboring towns of  Birmingham, Derby, Lichfield, etc.  They had not'long to wait, for thc  King, accompanied by the other  guests, started at 11 o'clock, in  six carriages, for Burton, to inspect Messrs. Bass and Go's, brew-  cries. Tho Royal party entered the  borough at Shobnall boundary, by  way of Forest-roivd, and near tho  triumphal arch they were greeted by  2,000 school children'of the town,  accommodated upon." a special platform. His Majesty was evidently  very much pleased by their singing  of the National Anthem. V, Further  along the Shobnnll-road a hnlt was  mado at the meltings of Bass and  Co., the most extensive in the world.  The vfsit was necessarily brief, and  ;-, was confined to the inspection of  one "of the malt houses and a  casual view of the <. huge, railway  sidings. Proceeding, the party passed St. Paul's Church, which was  erected  by     Lord  Burton's .'.'��� father,  'and at the town hivll were most royally received by the Mayor nnd  members of the Corporation, various  public officials, and leading townspeople, who' were accommodated on  a speeially-erecto'd platform. . All  along thc route the streets were  lined by thousands',of-;spectators,  who wore most demonstrative in  their reception of'His. -Majesty. Attired in a dark blue overcoat nnd  bowler hat, with' - a-cambllia in his  buttonhole,, His Majesty repeatedly  bowed'' his' '.acknowledgments, frequently ".raising- liis Jiat and smiling  on everybody.   . *  The most important part of the program was carried out at the new  brewery, which was reached about  noon. Stepping briskly from his  carriage the Ki"ng was Conducted by  Lond Burton through .V a narrow  door into' the realms .of vats, tubs,  casks, nnd barrels. The party proceeded up two flights of ladder  steps���very 'different to-,the broad  staircases of I'nngemorc��� to a long  room in which stand the great  mashing tubs. It was explained to  His Majesty that above:each tub  Was a huge    store of prepared malt,  " "and_that_all_that- was- required���to  release this malt into the warm  water below was the pulling of a  steel lever. With a smile the Kinc  advanced       to the    first tub ��� and  ��� drew the lever towards him ��� a  sploshing within tlie tub proclaimed  the fact that tho nuvlt had zone  down, nnd thnt tho brewing of the  King's nie had commint'cd.  Almost simultaneously browing was  started'ini four other tubs. ' Altogether 400 barrels of King's nlo will  bo browed; stronger than nny other  ' ale brewed by: Hnss.' A move was  now made by the l'loynl party to the'  Iloor above, nnd Ills Majesty peered  into the grent round cavity from  which he had  Just released tho malt.  ��� Kkohi tho malt chamber the party  passed into a-larger and airier room,  where unground malt was piled ^..in  thousandsfof sacks. The processes  of    malt ' cleaning    and the adding  ' of the bops to the malt wort in the  big boilers were then explained in  InV scrips'of .��lfmly-I!glited rooms  devoted    to each operation.  His Majesty followed each- explanation with' amuse'd interest, tyi'd after a visit hnd been paid to tho  .cask room, _w,hero ��20,000 ��� worth  of ��� pale a.c ls fined at a time,-  the King was conducted to a lofty  IialT,' on; each side, of which stood  five immense chocolate-colored vats  of porter. In .tho centre of the  room w-as a table covered with  green baize,, and on the green baize  were a score of tastimr glasses fillod  with tne various ales ana beers  brewed by Bass &��� Co. The more  tempting of these His Majesty sipped, and he then signed his name in  a visitors' book that was among  tho glasses.' In a little alcove between two of the Vats was a da-in-  ty little retiring room fitted up specially for the occasion. The.Hoyal  party now. emerged once more into  the open nil- and left the King's ale  to undergo all the experience tho  King has just witnessed.  A move was next made to the mid-  dlo brewery, and His Majesty was  afforded nn opportunity of vfewing  the largest hop stores and cellars in the world. Passing the engineers' oll''cs amd fire brigade station, Uu- party crossed timid street  and entered the middle yui'd, where  an interesting quarter of an hour  was siient in an inspection of the  steam cooperage, whi.h is'the most  complete nf its kind extnnt. After u visit to ihe branding shod,  the King and his suite rc-entcrcd the  carriages and emerged into High  street.  liis Majesty returned to Rnngemoro  about    two o'clock.  The King and the Ilangemorc party spent a very .quiet day on Sunday. In the morning His Majesty attended divine service tvt  liaiigeinore Church, ami to suit  the,i King's convenience this Was arranged for half-pnsl 11 instead of  the usual hour. Thousands of  peoplo walked ninny miles in the  .hope of obtaining it glimpse of  the Sovereign, and gathered outside  the hall gates and in tlie vicinity  of thu picturesque little church'.uhei'o  there was u general baring or heads,  but. owing to the day. the multitude refrained from cheering. The  Duchess of Devonshire, accompanied  by Lady Burton, was the first to  arrive at the church.- When" the  King reached the sacred edifice ho  was escorted by Lord Burton to his  seat in the pew next the pulpit.  There wero, no decorations- whatever. His Majesty sitting on the  plain ���'' oaken seat. The service,  wliich was exactly thc same as on  ordinary occasions, was conducted  by the vicar, tlie Hev. A. Lowe, assisted b.v the Rev. T. C. Kcble,  vicar of   Dunslnll.  On Monday King Edward left  Iliingcinorc uikI drove to Burton-  on-Trent, where he tools train for  London.  MRS. A. G.'BLAjR-  Sketch of tho Wife of tin, SSInl'tcr of Bnll-  wajB���A Very Gtiniul und Kindly  HoKt��i��* nt Ottawa.  Mrs. Blair, wife of the Hon. the  Minister of Railways''and Canals, has  won for herself a host of friends  sinco she came with her husband  from her home in New Brunswick  when, in July, 1S!)0, ho was invited  by the Prime Minister to be a member of his Government. Mrs. Blair  was the daughter of the late Mr.  George Thompson, Deputy Superintendent of Education 0f Fre'dericton,  N.B., and she was married    to   the  KING'S TURF CAREER  HIS MAJESTY'S  REENTREE TO   THE  TURF AFTER HIS ACCESSION.  Account af His Joclieyi amA, Tlielr Per*  formaucea���Hl�� fcurly AittMiipis io ivin  nacci Were Cunuul uud UiiHUCcenarul���  Ills First Uluo lllbboii tu 1871-UU  Mujenty'a Amliush  11.  His Majesty's rentrco* to the turf  after liis accession takes place ut  Keinpton Park, where for tin; first  lime since tho reign of William IV.  the colors of an Knglish monarch  will be borne in a race. Great, triumphs for liis Majesty as an owner  only fullowed after small beginnings.  80 casual and unambitious indeed  were his early essays tliat ho luny  almost be said to have drifted involuntarily into ownership on a  large scale. His, Majesty's llrst race  of any description was a modest effort at securing the regimental trophy of the Tenth (Prince of Wales'  Own Hoyal) Hussars, a challenge cup  run for at their steeplechase meeting near Hayes, in the Windsor district/on March 81, 1871. ���  In the aforementioned Challenge  Cup in whicli His Majesty first displayed his colors they were worn by  Captain Bulkeley on a hunter called  Champion. Seductive name this,  ringing true,and confident, but alas!  the nag's 'performance- did not assort with it. He fell, which was nn  ignominious thing for a champion to  do. Slrivo as lie. might after being  remounted, too, and the records credit him with making gallant efforts  to repair his fault, he had ultimately to put up with second place, Lord  Valentin's" Wellington being the winner and, Captain Wood his Pilot.  Six years elapsed before tlie royal  colors were again on view. ',?���  It, was at Newmarket.on the occasion of a sporting mulch between a  Syrian horse of invincible prowess in  his native land which His Majesty  had purchased at Cairo on his Way  homo from7 India, and a. humble specimen of the Knglish thoroughbred  called Avowal, ahd: owned by Lord  Strathiiairn.: So that she might witness this'equine struggle between the >~i,.,..��� ������ .1,: ,  East, nnd   West  the  present      Queen |8h'"�� '" ,h,s "lcaM,ro  -MliS. A. O. JILAIB.  Hon; Andrew George Blair in Oct.,  1SGG. The brightness of her home  life has been deeply shadowed lately  by the death of her second daughter, whose drowning' in the Ottawa  River, together with Mr/ Harper.who  had gone to her rescue,.was one of  the" saddest incidents in the history  of Ottawa.. Mrs. Blair is a very  kindiy. and gonial hostess, and, like  the wives of most of the Cabinet  Ministers, has entertained during  other sessions very generously. Sho  is an excellent home-maker, and,  following'the-example of "the excellent woman," she . personally  "looks well to the ways of her  household," while in all philanthropic movements she is ever ready  to give practical help and sympathy.  IntereBtlni; ltulnit>  The accompanying picture is of tho  ruins of the building at Quecnston,  OntnriOy-in-wliich-W'illiam^LyomHao  kenzie, first Mayor not only of,Toronto, but of any town in the province, issuwl on the 18th of May,  1824, the first copies of The "Colonial Advocate." This Journal, in which  "COLONIAL ADVOCATU'S"  KIUST IIO.MH.  Mr. Mackenzie made such bitter attacks against, the Provincial Government, had a weekly circulation of  only six or seven hundred copies. On  the 8thof il unc, 1820, after the office had been removed to York, tho ��  press, composing stones and type  belonging to the'establishment wero  destroyedi.by< a- mob. The lust num-  ber'of'Tho "Advo'diUo" was issued  4th November,-1834.  '   ''       ' IMir Fou-��>r.  In some of the farming districts of  China pigs are harnessed to small  wagons and made to 'draw them.  paid her first visit to Newmarket.  It proved n. sadly unexciting affair.  Alcp being hopelessly outclassed.  Lcohidiis II; "and Captain Wentwortli lfope-Jolinsione were the principal actors in His Majesty's first  racing success, which was achieved in  the Aldershot Cup one dripping..''afternoon'at the military headquarters  in April, 1880. Both the King and  Queen'were present, also otlier royalties and a crowd of fashionables.  Of course, everybody is familiar  with the careers of the two brothers;  what a grand horse ..Persimmon was,  and what a funny one Diamond Jubilee, and his savage fits,  and his intolerance of certain jockeys,, but not many  know anything about Leonidas H.  lie hud a checkered histoiy, from all  accounts. ' Like Jennies' birth; his  early life seems to have been "wrop  in mystery," but it is known that  some littlo while before passing into  royal ownership he was being alternately schooled fo carry fifteen stone  to hounds and driven in u cart.  It, was the misfortune of a comrade  in arms {hat gave Captain "Wcnty"  Johnstone the mount on Leonidas 11.  The late'Major Dalbiac had been.ask-  ed to ride, him, .but a broken collarbone upset. the arrangement. Poor  "Treasure,'' as his intimates called  Dalbiac; if he lost this opportunity  to distinguish himself in tlio sei-vicc  of his Prince he found a nobler in the  service of his Sovereign and his country, for he Is one of many brave soldier sportsmen whose bones lie under the veldt.VA diamond and emerald horseshoe pin, the gift of the  Prince, is Captain Ilope-Johnslone's  treasured souvenir of thi.s interesting ,  occasion. "What a wot afternoon it  Was," ho .writes. "I had got drenched to the skin ridin.g in the race before, ond, as a preventive to the  reins slipping I rubbed iny hands  with n mixture of sand and mud."  Concerning a similarly interesting  event under Jockey Club rules. Sir  George Ohctwynd, in his gossipy re- |  miniscences, says: J  '"A very     pleasant meeting     took  place' at  Sandown   between    Epsom  and Ascot. 1880, and ; the -Prince     of  Wales scored his first victory in flat  racing. It was only a maiden plate,  and His Royul Highness' representor |  tiye Counterpane, had odds of 7   to  41aid on her, the opposition     being  -very weak.   When Archer was  to be winning' very easily     in  royal     colors a mighty shout  raised from stands and rings.  Prince was extremely pleased,  - John-Port cr-'s-honest-face-bt'iimcd.L���  Tlieni was a tug appended to this  mention of tho Kingsclere trainer  whicli must havo rankled at the lime,  though in after years it could" not  fail to givo him infinite amusement.  "Why," Sir George asks, "docs not  Porter buy His Hoyal Highness some  better brood mares? At present they  appear a sorry lot and selected for  no ascertainable renson." It was after, although by no means in consequence of, this exhortation that  Porter for a few hundred pounds purchased Perdita II., and in this niaro  wc hiivu tho founder of His .Majesty's  racing fortunes. Porter "gnisped, tlio  skirls of happy chance" Indeed when  hi! liiadp . (his deal..Except for ,. It  thorn would hnvo been no Klorizcl 11.,  no Persimmon, no Diamond Jubilee,  consequently , no. Derbys for the  Prince, an lie then was. Perdita' II.  died in 180!), full'of years and honors. '' Of the trinity of celebrated  sons,, all brothers',; who survive to  pcrpetuuto her fame, as one of tho'  greatest 'of; equine matrons. the  palm, both' for excellence ami money,  earned, belongs to Persimmon- A  brass plate outside'his. box at Simd-  riniiham informs,.visitors that lie won  seven races of the total' value of  ��34.700.  Diamond     Jubilee .earned ��29,185  ' 10Si..  l'lorizel II. 'was the first of the  triu  and   the  least  distinguished    of  th'env on the turf.   His gains     were  ii.r'rrnillcuivt,.    but    ut the stud    he  nire'-'Vinstantaneous fame by siring  in his first, season last year's Derby  and St- Lcger winners���Mr. Whitney's  Volodyovski and Mr. Leopold Hoths-  child's Doriclos, respectively. t  About ��20,00(1 a year is now be-  in.; earned by'tlm'brothers, Pcrsini-  mon'.'i share'of this is nearly half,  lt has been discussed whether, if  submitted to auction, ho would realize moro than the late llukc of  Westminster's Plying Vox, for whom  ?.!. E. Blanc paid 87,301) guineas out  of his income from th;.Monte Carlo  gambling, tables. "More than Plying  Fox!" exclaims one enthusiast, fresh  from seeing Persimmon lit Sawlring-  huiii. "Why, he is Worth ��100,000!"  Actually, not all thu wealth of the  Indies would buy him away from his  proud owner. Altogether His Majesty has been racing in ulul'inoy he  called earnest now for a dozen years;  .Many enthusiasts less fortunate have  doubled and trebled-Unit expenditure  of time in unavailing elforts to cap-  turo one Herly, Iiut in it liis Miijcs-  ty won tho great Kpsom race twice,  also two' St.. Logers, the One and  Two Thousand Guineas, Ascot's  nuich-covi'tcil Gold Cup, ihe Eclipse  Slakes of ��10,000 twice, the fJan-  ih'csler Clip, Grand National Steeplechase, nnd a host of minor prizes,  the whole exceeding in value ��100,-  000. The most siuccssful year was  11100, when His Mniesty won ��2S),-  :t:i:i.'  It  is customary  to speak; of    Persimmon's   Derby  ��s  the       "Prince's  .vear."   lleally, however, 1000 better  merits  thut'distinction^    It  is    true  ihere may not liave been over      Diamond Jubilee  the .same delirious enthusiasm,   the  same   utter 'abandonment to the emotion-; of llie moment  on the Part of the crowd, 'but it-d6r  serves none the Jess, to go down    to  posterity as tho real "Pi ince's year."  It was so both off and on the    turf.  It. marked  the epoch of liis greatest  jsplendui' in racing,' l:e;-aii.se'" Diamond  Jubilee   notOnly   Went  one      better.j  than his distinguished brother in ,. se-  1 curing the "triple crown,"  tliat     is  tlio Two     Thousand Guineas, Derby  and St. Lcger, but .Ambush If.  bore  oil the Grand ;National, which is-   to  stcoplechnsing wh :t. tho l'erliy is    to  flat  racing, and no other owner has  even won-the two "blue ribbons" in  one year..   -..-'���'.���.  Nor has;    the ftmen  been  without  Indeed.     Pin-  | lnoml  Jubilee,   upon  whom ihis name  I was bestowed by tho then Princess of  | Wales in commemoration of. his being  I foaled  in  jubilee year,   is  snid       to  'have been.petted un;I pampered '   in  his young days  to a quite ..extraordinary, extent by the ladies of Sand-  ; riiigliain.    Certainly  the Princess al-  I ways manifested the liveliest interest  in .his��� races'. Onct she was ''csixicially  desirous he should win���the 1'rincess  t of Wales' Stakes at N'ewmarkct���and  i she journeyed .'down, expressly��� for the  | day in order to see hiiii/run, and;"a_s  jit was hoped,win.      To the disap-  I.pointment of the.royaP.party;     Mr.  | Hall   Walkei-'s' Merry  Gal      troiinced  hiin severely. .  "I am '.happy,'-'- His Majesty    once  wrote in a coni'cssioiial album,'"when  . . :",.'. .Xy.cdn, like plaiii'Mr..: ..Jones,  go to' a race meeting without it be-  .i.ing chronicled in the papers next day  : that  His  Highness the Prince-     of  j Wales" has taken, to gambling     very  ���seriously,  and yesterday -lost'...lno're  j;money than . ever ho can afi'ord ��� . to  \VW-"... "i'i il'i"'iiy ... :X   I.- '���'.��� "ill  |    Tliero is no.doubt as to His Mnjes-:  Vty's enjoyment of the national sport.  ! Ho is an imlent lover of it, relishing  ��� it perhaps  when, he attends  it      in  ���least state.   A,July meeting hard by  the shady plantation at Newniarket,,  .with-    sensible ho t-Wcalher-.', clothes  j and headgear to mutch, no doubt np-  ��� peals much more, strongly j .to V   his  senso of enjoyment than all the glories of the Stute-eereihoniod Ascot.  THE KING AS GOLFER  WHY THE.GAMEHAS ESPECIALLY AP-  PEALEDTO HIS MAJESTY.  How Prlyacy for tlie Game W���� Secured  at Frosiuoro���Korll'. Fine Trera Mad to  Jie Iteraovetl In Mio I'roceM���1*1 ��� r* of  the Kln�� Makim; " "'ive on th�� LlnUa  br Mr.  Will.Paget...  Few sports alTord more valuable  oxcrcise than golf. which necessitates steady wulking on the part  of tho players, while the mind at  the suiue time is relieved from  ordinary business cares by the attention the game calls for. Por these  reasons golf has specially nppeivlcd  to tlie King, who has become nn enthusiastic uud very good player.  In order that His Majesty may enjoy the game in all due privacy  some'splendid linKs have been laid  out at Frogmoro, some forty fine  trees having been removed in the  courso' of making the ground. Our  sketch, which is taken by courtesy of The Sphere from a clover  picture by Mr. Wal Paget, shows  the King on the IVogmore links, in  loose, easy' costume, keenly intent  on the game, and in the act of making a drive.  A very interesting Painting   of the  King    has been     received   for    safe  keeping     at  llie   Imperial  Institute  in 'London,/and is  now hanging    in  the     South       African  .,,.  conference  room.     '1'he painting, which is    8ft.  6in. by Oft. Gin., has a curious history.   . At-tlie"' end-of-1302,  when  His'    Majesty,     who was then,      of  I course,     Prfiice     of  Wales,  returned  'from     his  lOaslern     tour,   ho     pre-  j scntcd    Capt.     llower, U.S., of.the  | Hoyal yacht   Osborne, with a sword  | as a reiiicuibr'iwicc of the trip,   and  also    presented    to    give    two   sittings for his portraits in oils and to  allow   Capt.     Bower     to  retain  the  ! picture.      Mr.     J.  XV.  Walton     was  j the-  artist'    commissioned,   and   thc  i last sitting was    given    in 1S03, only  live days before the Prince's mar-  Toiing llriilf.il 'I heHe.  Ethnological ��� experts agree     that.  with most Australian tribes;    every  woman is betrothed in infancy,   : or  even  in  anticipation of her     birth.  According to; some mysterious    law  of their own"; this i.s arranged by the  old men of the family.7 the   women  having no voice in the 'matter:    The  age of the proposed husband i.s   not  taken info consideration, so that    it  frequently huppens that by: the time  the girl is of a marriageable age her  intended is an old man.  iff in     the  menntimo some younger man has set.  his heart     upon her this means     a  fight, iu which the unfoi lunate bride  to be, as she is dragged away is certain to come in for a share of    tho  blows which the rival suitors,    deal  out to each other-  |    In some    of    the const'--'-districts,  I where not air the girls are .promised  , in infancy,  the betrothal, of ayoung  seen . woniun to a man who follows (lie oc-  "1? I cupation of d liflicrmaii compels her  W'IS | to lose the first joint of the     little  e ��� linger of her left bund. This     slow  and painful operation is performed  b~y~~n.~i.tout string bound tighlly  about'the'joint���nn engnfinnent ring  with which one would willingly dispense. A.marriage license, equally  unique, is common in some sections,  v'iiure the chief gives to tlie prospective bridegroom a peculiarly knotted  string possessing which ho Is freo to  seek the wife of his choice.  nnd  rnmmi>iiH��iillli of Aimtraliti.  The debts of the Various slates of  tho 'Commonwealth of Australia'wero  on Jan.   1, 1901, as follows:  Now South Wales .; ..��05,300,000  Victoria    _ ....;....   40,300,000  Queensland .......,.'..,....,..   .'i'l,300,000  South Australia ... ... ..." .2(1,100,000  West Australia ...U. .......    11,700,000  Tasmania        8.100,000  Total ................ ...:..��105,100,000  Or about. S��7fl,000,006. ' The population of Australia fs about Al,-  750,804. ���'    "  ���   :<lni'# Jlo-iorrtl  Once bcrore being placed In his  tomb every Parisian may be the  recipient of homage as profound'as  would bu ; given to. a potentatu.suys  Tho London Chronicle. It is when  going to his owii' funeral. Men uncover their ��� heads; nnd. women i < devoutly cross themselves, while the  hearse is passing. This' is true  ovnn of the drivers of tram cars,'  buses and drays and of the maiids  in v:hite caps.,  THB KINO AS A QOLrF.ll.  riag*. The painting shows . the  young , lYiucc ste tiding and leaning lightly on a stick, which he  holds in his left hand, 'ihe features were declared' at the time to bo  lifelike, and the l'rince, chimself, in  a letter, said he "fell very ' much  complimented." lie is dressed in a  velvet jacket and light trousers,  and can its a hat in'his right hand.  The background shows Windsor Cattle, which is seen thiough tlu foliage, and in the right-hand corner  stands Gyp, the Prince's favorite  spaniel. When the painting was  finished it; was hung in Marlborough  House for a time,������'anil then exhibited at._the Hoyal   Academy.  A Wiltshire working man, ��� Mr.  Kichurd Salter, of Maliuesbury, lias  been in correspondence with tbe  King on the subject of, the exemption of Mick "-members of friendly  societies from poor rates. The Writer Pointed out that he had. been ill  for nine .months and had a .wife', land  six children dependent upon him. He  received 10s a week from his club,  and the previous week had had to  pay 0s Pd. poor rate and Hs. 2d  to his club, leaving only . 2d to provide for eiglit mouths throughout the  week. Thc writer added ihn>t the  mail who made no provision against  sickness, when he was taken ill went  on thc Union, and everything was  found for hiin. ,11c therefore nsked  His Majesty that members of sick  benefit societies when on sick pay  should be.exempt . from paying poor  rates. He received a reply from  the Secretary of State to 'liuy that  his letter 'bad' been -"laid .'before the  King, wlio commanded it to-be referred ,to   -the  ..Local  Government  -Boaid LloycUs-Weekly-���snys the  latter "informed 'Mr. Salter that his  suggestions had been duly noted. At  the same time it was pointed out  under the Relief Act of 1814 justices at Petty Sessions could excuse  payment of Poor rates on proof of  inability. i  >'ot nn Kxper(.  Hoporlcrs, sometimes make mistakes, allhoURh not ns often as rush  speakers would have the public believe. , On one occasion Dr. Magec.  the late Archbishop of Ydr!;, was  mr/Jo to declare In tho British  House of. Lords tlin.t,-.."drunkenni'ss  Is jolly" Ills Grace subsequently  explained that his experience was  too llinltcd'lo enable' him to express n"i opinion as to whether or  not It was great fun to be "under  the influence," and that nil lm had  really committed- himself" to was  that "drunkenness is folly."  Clilnviio MP<lictnM.,  Some Chinese medicine consisting  of monkey's toes boiled down " and  hardened by being buried under  ground for; a number, of years figured in a i>olice court caso at .Shanghai ,r0|'ontly..  Clilnf**,, Wonion.  Every. Chinese woman is practically a slave until her son mairics.  Then, as mother-in-law. she begins  to rule, her son's wife being her sub-  lert. i-  ���   FOREIGN GROWN SEEDS..  -'A.Warniitg to Canatllaii'Growers sent Oat  by tha lrenilnliiii UiM'urtiiiuiit of  Asrlcultttr,. at oitiiu-it.  The following article is fromVthe  pen of Mr. H. G. Clark, IJ S.A.,  Chief.of the Seed Division Department of  Agiicuiture.  Ii the .farmers of Canada were acquainted with the sources of supply of their root crop seeds, and  tho avenues, through which they  pass :,'before' reiuhing tliem, they  would be a great dial moro particular when making their purchases.  Practically all the seedy for "our  root crops is grown Iri foreign countries. "However important it may  be that the seed for such crops bo  grown in tho countiy where it is  wanted for sowing, the cheap labor  in those European couiitri.'s, which  have become tlie seed gardens of, tlio.  world, has made tho seed growing  industry unprofitable to Canadian,  farmers or seed specialists.  Our supply of foreign grown seeds  is bought and imported principally  by our larger seed firms. '1 hey may  make their purchases either by paying  a'comniensurale price to reliable Uu-  lopcaii seed growers, men who grow  seed from selected pedigreed stock',  or, thoy may buy seed at a much  lower price���seed that is grown by  men whose chief aim has bcen_ to  produce a largo'-quantity,-;: ���-.independently of the quality, of tho  crop it will produce. Iiitho former case the seed is grown from ' selected plants���from roots ' which  havo nn ideal size and form,  and are known    to be true  toname.  For instance, an,ideal turnip is  ono having a small iieck', and top  growth.'.-, Such a robt when planted , will produce a comparatively  small growth of sl.allts, and consequently'a" small amount of seed,  but the seed fiom such a i;oot is  apt to.produce a crop,like the  mother root which was planted. On  tho other hand iv small turnip having several root; prongs, and an  j excessive growth of lop coming from  two or tliree separate neck growths,  will transmit its like through tho  seed to the next crop. ,. Seed can  be grown from such roots much more  cheaply than from' selected roots,  because, in the first place the moth-  ' er roots are culls, and are not as  ! valuable for feeding, and consequently, they will produce a much larger  quantity of seed.  During the'Inst ten or-fifteen yctu-s  the seed trade has,: to a great extent, been passing from the hands  of seedsmen wh0 devote all their  time to a study of seeds and the  seed trade, into the hands of local  dealers. Unfortunately, fair competition in thc seed trade, i.s practically impossible, since the appearance of most commercial seeds' . is  but a slight indication of their  real value. ���The competition has  been, and is too largely '.'confined to  prices alone. ".Farmers continuo  to patronize the local dealer who  is able to quote a low prico for  his goods. The local dealer demands a low priced seed of the  wholesale ...firms, and in -turn thero  has been a growing strife among  wholesale seed firms in thc buying of cheap goods, with which to  supply local dealers.  It is well to mention, however,  that through the progressive spirit  of some reliable seed houses a limited trade of the best stocks of root  crops seeds has been fostered, and  there is littic dilliculty experienced  among intelligent farmers, in' getting the best quality of seeds  provided they go tho- right ^vay  about it, and willing ,to pay a commensurate price. But much of the  root crop seeds soid in Canada arc retailed to tho farmer at a price quite as low as  our Canadian seed houses hmvo  to pay reputed European seed  growers for the best seed from  selected     pedigreed stock.  Appeals have been made, both by  seedsmen and farmers, to placo sucb  restrictions on the seed trude as  will, serve to withdraw the responsibility ' connected" therewith,  from tho' hands of incompetent lo-'  cal dealers. With, root crop seeds,  this aim may be reached by allowing only reliablo seed houses  or seed importers the right to placo  such goods on the market; by al-"  lowing tliem to place goods in  sealed packages, each Package to  be properly , labelled, and to bear  the name and consequently tho  reputation of tho seed house; ia  the hands: of- local dealers'to be sold  on commission only. Official Interference int he seed trude may.  have 'objectionable features. Perhaps ��� the most striking example  of where legislation has been applied to improve the conditions under which, i commercial, seeds _ are  "sold" . is in " the State of Maine,  wliere ivll seeds sold must ���' be accompanied with a, statement,  showing thoVperc'ciitnge ���: of pure  and vital 'seeds. They have extended to their seed trade a modification' of the act which' is used  in Canada to regulate" the quantity of commercial fertilizers, and  the results' < have clearly demonstrated tliat, whatever evils may  accompany an enforced gunrantco  system - ��� in connection with' tho  seed trade, it is an effective way  to improve Hie quality of commercial scods, especially of clovor  and grasses, of which a great deal  Is sold in somo districts in Canada, thnt . contnlns largo quantities of noxious weed seeds nnd  is a decided Injury not only to  the farmer who buys it, but'to'tlio  locality where It is grown.  Ka��llr Mluilo Clicni*.  Brick, cheese can be more easily  made on;.t|io ordinary farm than any  'other'kind, as il is simple and tho  outfit, is less expensive- If a, homo  lnarkctycun, .bo obtained it is .more  profitable than nny other kiiwi: Tho  process is about the same its making  other .cheese'-except'.that''-.tlio' milk  must be sweet-and free from any,;in-  feelion^nd, too much acid ^must^riot  bo' developed 'before pressing.' ' Tho  temperature of the curing room  should be as near 05 degrees as possible.  1  i  111  SSI THE INDEPENDENT  VANCOUVER, B. c.  REPENTED HIS BARGAIN.  Tramp Who Grew. Tired of Shoveling; Snow In Vermont, ,  "Speaking   about   snow,"   said   the  tramp  who  was  hunting: for a: Job  with a shovel on his shoulder, "puts  me in mind of tliree years ago, when I  hired out to a farmer up in Vermont-.  tlint is, I was to have my board anil  'lodgings  for  shoveling  snow  during  the winter, nnd I thought 1 had struck  a soft simp.   I bad nothing to do but  out and loaf around for thc llrst two  weeks,  but one morning the farmer  roused mo up and snid there wiis a  trille of work for mu.    I stepped out  tb Iind the snow four feet deep on the  level nnd still failing, but LtaeUlcd the  Job with proper ambition.   I believe 1  lifted fifty tons of, snow that day, but  when night came, I wasn't much iiliead  of the storm,    it was the same the  next day and the next, and after five  days of lt, with uo signs of letting up  and  every  rail  fence  burled  out of  sight, I stopped work long enough to  ask the farmer:  "'Is this thing going to keep right  on for n week longer?'  " 'A week longer?' he repented, with  a broad grin on his face.   'Why, man,  this is only the 3d of December, and  we nover figure on stopping work before the 10th of April.    Just buckle  right to it and keep up your appetite.'  "I   thought   the   matter   orer   that'  night," said  the tramp,  "and in the  morning I dug a tunnel to the nearest  village and escaped and asked to be  sent to Jail.   They didn't turn mo out  till tho 1st of July, and the llrst niun 1  met was my old farmer.  " 'How's snow up your way?' Bays I.  '"Nothing to brag of,' says he. 'The  late rains and warm suns have taken  it off till I don't believe we've got two  feet left.1�� M. Quad.  . THX.T KEVKlTpAIL-Mr. Z SI. BoiHmor,  trof'ySdwUhliiwnid Piles, butbyu-mir I'nr-  ;,i'?1,?��hfP,lls' l wil<l completely cured,i5,,l���l.  i'1 ���i,, ;ou"5 uilr5 !"v�� clim-crt since thon the  lmvo not returned."   I'arnieleo's Pill* art.,,,,.,  bilious iml a specific for the Suriif L"���r,,,,  Kidney Complaints,    ]>y��pop*i���    ~     '  Ilcndncho, Piles, otc  .aw Winds  -AND-  Wet .Weather  cause the Colds that cause  Pneumonia antf Consump-  ' tion.��'  ...,'.-,   ,.    '_....  '$  MARKET KETOU^^  s  Giire  curcs the eolcJ, heals the  lungs and makes you well.  SHILOH cures Consumption  and all Lungf and Throat  Troubles; and Coughs and  Colds iri a day.' Positively  guaranteed.  25 cents. .   .  Write to S. C. Wci,ls & Co., Toronto,  Can., for a free trial bottle.  Karl's Clover Root Tea Cures Headache  A Common  Bred Cow  When toned up by  Dick's Blood Purifier   Trill  give  as'  much and as rich  milkasaliighly  bred aristocratic  Jersey cowgives  upon or-  cl i n a r y  feed, and  a Jersey  cow when  given.  ...     .,   Costume--  ._ , suid will repi].no ihu >c  orotlousuud remove all bilious muitsr-,  It is sowo time ngo now since it  was decided to erect a monument  surmounted by aif eagle on the lield  of, Waterloo in.: memory,of ''the Old  Guard and its gallant stand on that  fateful day. A committee was funned -some years back to consider the  question, and M. Gerome executed  the woik. but the eagle is at the present lime in thc cellars of thc Grand  Palais and cannot be erected for  want of money. It is staled that a  fete is to be organized, the proceeds  to go. to the fund in question.  DICK'S  BLOOD PURIFIER  will wonderfully increase her yield  of milk. It saves feed too, because  a smaller amouiit of well digested  food: satisfies the demands of the  system and every particle of cour-  sishment sticks.  50 cents a package.  LeenlBg, Miles,& Co., Agents,  . "   MONTREAL.  I  Write for Book on Cattle and Horses free.  , messed is the woman'whoso husband caii always: find in the bureau  drawer the thing he is looking for.  WHEAT.  Blanitoba wheat' has. been dull all  week until Saturday, when tho opening of navigation at Fort William  and the "strength in tho American  markets, developed more ; interest  and sonic demand for y spot wheat  sprung up. Prices; -have gradually  come up from 69%; for.'.;! northern  find.00% for 2 northern,7at the end  of last-;week, to 71 Vic nnd 68'^c at  the end of this week for wheat in  store, Fort William, immediate delivery. For May delivery the price  is the same as for spot and in fact  the spot'wheat is in better demand  than the future delivery. No. l hard  is,, worth 7'lt^.c spot] Values are  practically the same in store 'at  any of the .lake ports, but at the  moment, in'store, Fort William, is  most wanted.  Country Wheat���Market nominal,  owing to bad roads.  Li\erpooI Prices-���Xo. 1 northern  spring- wheat sold at Liverpool on  Saturday at ,0s ..Id.  Fl.OUR-Ogilvios Hungarian Patent  SI ���!)���"> per sack of 93 lbs.; Glenora  Patent, S1.80; Alberta, SI.GO; Manitoba. S1.40; Imperial XXXX, S1.20  MILLFEED���Bran, in bulk, per ton  S1-1.S0; shorts, ��10.50. Delivered in  bugs, the prices, are SI.50 higher.  GROUND FEBD-Oatchop.is quoted at $27 per ton delivered to the  trade; barley chop, $22 per ton;  mixed barley and oats, $i>5 per ton;  oil cake, 527 per ton.  OATS���While   there    is no surplus  of oats to-be seen in this'miarket it  may also  be said with equal   truthfulness that there is no shortage. As  one   ���dealer puts it,  "Whenever oats  are wanted a car pops up.".     Most  of    the   feed requirements are being  met' with   Manitoba    oats although  two cars of Alberta oats were taken  this week  for  thc purpose.   Most of  th;  Alberta   outs are going to Montreal for export.    ,   We learn of one  transaction   in   Fort   William   oats  this    week.   Tho price was 3C>y, for  Xo. 2 whito.   As soon as navigation  is    declared   open    the Fort William  basis  will  bu adopted.       Sellers are  asking 4o to .IOc por bushel for seed  oats here.   From 35 to .'_(>c per bushel   is    being   paid for feed grades in  car    lots    on   track here.   Prices to  farmers at country points for Xo. 2  white:   oats   .range from:.'28 to 30ci  Street oats are worth '12 to 34c per  bushel. "  EXTRAORDINARY      UNPLEASANT  .SYIUTTOMS OF KIDNEY TROUBLE IN THIS CASE.  Tortured by all Kinds of Pains and  Aches lie Tries Everything, but  Fails to Find Relief Till a Friend  Advises Him to Use Bodd's Kidney Pills���They Have made a Well  Man of Ilim and He is Grateful.  PEOPLE    FEEL    VlEAK,    EASILY  TIHEM AND OCT OF SOUTH.  Messrs. c. C. Richards & Co.  Gentlemen,���After suilcring for 7  years with inflammatory, rheumatism  so bad that I ^wus 11 months confined to my room, and for two years  could not dress myself without help.  Your agent gave me a bottle1 of  MINAHD'S LINIMENT in May, '97,  and asked'ine to try it, wnich I did.  and was so well pleased with the results that-I procured more. Five hot-',  ties completely cured mo and I,have i  had no return of the pain : for eighteen months.   , ���        ���   '   '  Thc above facts aro well known to ,      ,   , ,.  everybody in this village and neigh-!"'"1 da"ferc,'ous-,    ,1"11 h^o been in-  borhood ' ' doois, a good deal through the win-  Yours gratefully, A. DATRT.      ter months, haven't taken the usual  St. Timothee, Que., May 10, 1899. j.1"101."    01    exercise    perhaps, your  You Must Assist Nature in Ovei coming Tins Fueling Beiore the Hot  Weather Months Arrive.  It'is important that you should be  healthy in the,spring. The hot summer-, is coming on aiid you need  strength, vigor and vitality to resist it. The feeling of weakness, d~  prcssion and feebleness--Which you  suiter ifrom, in spring  is-dobililuting  Thc    relation    between   color  sound i.s merely hue and crv.  and  'Politeness ' is  ' the  love's thermometer.  zero vjnark of  Thoro 13 moro Catarrh in this Boctlon of tl.a  country tlinn nil other di-oa��os put together,  | blood is sluggish and impure and you  ' need   a   thorough   renovation of the  entire system.     In oilier words you  {need    a thoiough course of Br. Williams'    Pink I'ills.   If you try them  , you    will    be surprised to note how  [vigorous you begin to feel, how the  dull  lassitude disappears," your step  becomes    elastic,     the. eye" brightens  and uutll iho lust fow yoars was tapposod to bo'and a loeling of new strength takes  uicurablq. l'"orasront mjay soars doctors pro. .1.., ,.i���,.��� ,,,- ���ii ,,,-,,,���:,,���., rmiin.ru  nomiccd it a local disoaso, aiid proscribed local ll}e P1'"-0,01 all pi evioua fellings,  romediorf, nnd byconstuutlyfnilinfftocurowiiU thousands have proved the truth ol  (^"^.'^""-nl^T^h,. ''   '"ViVn?!'10, i-ilusti words und lound renewed health  Scloncolmsprovon catarrh to bon constitution-  ,. ,      ,,, ,     .,_���-,,    -.  al dlsoaso, nnd thoroforo reciuircs constitution-  through    the   use   of    these pills 111  al trpatmouu_II.-iirs Cutiirrli Ciiio, mjiimfnc- spring time.  One of the many is MisH  tnrodbyl'. 3 Clicuoy & Co., Toledo, Ohio, Is  ,.*     :���   ,,-,,.,  tho only constitutional curo on tho mnrlot.    jt 11-'1"11-    "*>  ia takou iutoru.iliy In dosos from 10 drops to n  toaspoonful.    It net"; directly ou I Iio blood und  macons surfaces bf thOBystoni...-1'hoy offer 0110  hundred dollars for any on so it fails to cure.  Bond for circulars and testimonial-'  Addross    J? J. CHENEY. & CO., Toledo, 0.  Sold uyDrbggl.its,75c.--  Hall's Fauiiiy Fills ara the bost.  BAKLEY���Receipts are light and  thc market is advancing for feed  grades. Dealers are now quoting 43  to 4."ic for choice feed grades.   '  HAY���The floods in the country  districts have destroyed large quantities of hay, and the price has advanced accordingly. Baled hay is  worth S6 to SO 50 per ton.  DRESSED MEATS-Becr, city dressed. 7 to Sc per pound; country, y,c  under these prices; veal, 8 to 9c;  mutton, Sc; lambs, Sc; hogs, 7i_,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  butter, not enough for tlieir icgular  customers. Winnipeg buyers nro paying 24c per Ib. net for their, supplies at present.  BUTTER���Dairy ��� Conditions are  not favorable to tho production of  dairy 'butter and there is very littlo  coming in. Prices have not changed  any this week. Wholesale dealers-  are paying 22c per pound, commission basis, for fine butter in tubs,  bricks or prints; 10 to 18c for ordinary qualities, while seconds are  worth 10 to 12c per pound.  POULTR Y-Fresh killed chickens 11  to 12!4c per pound, delivered here;  ducks and,geese, 10 to llc;/and turkeys, 121/;, to 14c.  CHEESE���Jobbers are getting 13  to 13',i' per pound--for cheese.  Stacks, now in hand are from Ontario.  Ottawa, o��t., April 21-(Special.)  Frank (Jharriuul, a railway man,  whose homo is at 130 Little Chuu-  dieie Street, has acknowledged that  Bodd's Kidnoy.,PiIls have done more  for him than anything else in the  world has ever done, ire says: "1  suffered -with, backache and was always drowsy and had 11 very heavy  feeling in my limbs.  "1 had frequent severe headaches  and more times very sharp pains in  the toji 01 my head, which gave me  uiiich annoyance in my work.  "My fingers would cramp nnd I  would have an uneasiness in my legs  and occasional pains in, the loins.  "I was dizzy, in spells and short of  breath. If I ate a hearty meal I  would have a pain in my left side.  My appetite would sometimes be  very good and sometimes 1.couldn't  eat anything.  "1 had a constant soreness and  tenderness ovcr the spine and tired  feeling in the region of my kidneys.  '1 sulTered quite a little with a  dragging heavy: feeling across the  loins.  Dodd's Kidney Pills .wore, recommended to mo by a friend of mine  who had been cured, and I began to  uso them.  "Almost from the start I began to  feel thu- wonderful improvement,  .which continued as . the treatment  proceeded, till the unpleasant symptoms had ono by one entirely disappeared  "Dodd's Kidney Pills have worked  a"^ wonderful cure in,my case and I  cannot speak too highly of this  great and good remedy."  What Bodd's Kidney Pills have  'done for Mr. . Cha'rrand they, have  dono for thousands; of others, and  they'll do the same for you if you  give them a chance.  There arc many railway "men in  Canada-to-day who'lliid Dodd's Kidney Pills indispensable. They aro the  railway man's surest and best friend.  The constant vibration on'trains  and engines is very hard on the kidneys and Bodd's Kidney Pills make  these organs well and able to resist  disease.  "rftks J4 6ptMU, ft,  4, faivtud/ 0*4/  4,  Page Metal Ornamental Fence, tl!  :ornumenlul. very showy nnd sarpvisinsly cheap.    I��i  ls wanted for door yards, division fences In town  yunU. orchards,  etc.    lt   is nn  -1-    pen RMiyM  paint���   nnd retails at only iv cls'  ri-n "."  just tlilak of it.  Let us send you full partlcaiaro.   We aleo  uiako iavin fence, poultry netting, xulls csu staples.  Tlie P.-.g; Wire Fence Co.. Limited. Wal!:crrille, Ont.  ItOSS & IlOSS, Gene; al Agents, Box li'd'd, V iimipcg, Ulanf  ( A  HIT OF cpnKESPO>'BE.\CE.  The following 'correspondence, ending    in     true Irish   fashion,  actually  passed between two men in England  some yeai's ago :  "Mr. Thompson presents'his compliments ytojfr. Simpson,7 and begs  to request'that he will keep his doggs  from trespassing on his'-igrouiids."  "Mr. Simpson presents his compliments to Mr. 'Thompson and begs to  suggest that in future he should not  spell 'dogs' with two gees."  "Mr. Thompson's respects to Mr.  'Simpson and will feel 'obliged if ho  will add the- letter '0' to the last  word in the.note just received, so as  to represent Mr. Simpson and lady."  "Mr. Simpson:returns Mr. Thompson's note 'unopened, thc .impertinence it contains being only equalled  by its vulgarity."  DEATH OF A XOTED MIDGET.  A noted personage has passed away  at Cardiff in "General Mite," a midget only.30 inches high, well known  to the public of Great Britain and  tho United States. The cause of, his  death was acute dyspepsia. The demise of this celebrity, took place at  the show-rooms in St. John's Square  where, with other artists,: he had  beeii entertaining .'the public for some  time past. Tlio deceased was born  in Washington thirty-one years ago.  Ho was married, and bis wife still  resides in Washington, but the one  child of the marriage is dead.  There novcr was, and nover will be, a  universal panacea, in one remedy, for nil il!=  to whicli flesh.is heir���tho very nature of  many curatives being such that wore tho  genua of other and differently seated diseases rooted in tho system of the patient���  what would roliovo ono ill in iiirn would ng-  grnvato tho other. Wo ' have,'however, in  Quinino Wino, when obtainable in a sound,  unadulterated state, a remedy for many and  griovous ills. By its gradual and judicious  uso tbo frailest systems aro led into convalescence and strength by the influence which  Quinino exerts on nature's own restoratives.  It relieves tho drooping spirits of thoso with  whom a chronio state of morbid despondency and lack of interest in lifo is a disease,  and, by tranquilizing the nerves, disposes to  sound and *refro6hing sleep���impiirts vigor  to the action of tiie blood, which, being  stimulated, courses throughout the veins,  strengthening the healthy animal functions  of tho system, thereby making activity a  It, strengthening the frame,  necessary rcsul ,   _��� .��� ���_~.~,  and giving lifo to tiie digestive organs, which  nntnrally. demand increased substance���result, improved appetite. Northrop & Lyman.  of Toronto havejjiven to the public tlieir  superior Quinino Wine nt the usual rato,'ard,  gauged by tho opinion of scientists, this  wino approaches nearest perfection of any in  ihe market.   All drum''**- sell it.  "THE" ROUTE TO    -  Australasia  Sie Orient  CANADA'S SCENIC ROUTE  Travel Dy the C. P. R. and be assured of SOLID COMFORT.  Hrst-class C. P. R. Sleepers  on el! through trains.  Through Tourist Siecpers ��� the best.  Tourist Bates quoted to all points  East, .West, South,  The Old Country,  The Orient,  The Antipodes.  Those desiring information in regard to any part or the world reached by the C. P. IX. or its connections  are requested to apply to any.C; P.  K. representative or to  c e. Mcpherson  Gen. Tas. Agt., Winnipeg.  A thorn in the hand is worse than  two in the bush.  TEETHING TIME.  Is thc Critical Age iu thc Life of all  Littlo Onos.  During   the    teething period great  Intioducing a happy man to a pes-  sini'st is like shaking a red rag at a  bull.  ALIfWOOL MICA ROOMG  Roputntiou for durability cslnblisliod.Eioven  years cri.il. Oursovero frost has uu clluct on it.  llewnroof Americanpupor iultiug which cracks  iu oar cUnuito,  w. o.roNsecA.  ?7C Higgins avo., Winnipeg. Sole Agent  Rcnl Estate AkoiiI.   Issuer of ilnrrinuo Llconsos  Sonic men sow a few seeds of kindness and expect to reap their reward  with a mowing machine.  Some people avoid straightened circumstances by being crooked.  Svi"SEPI'~~SSNT33 is duo to norvons oxclto-  ment. Thi. uolicatoly constituted, tho financier,  . clio business man and thoso whoso ocoupation  necessitates great mental strain or worry, all  suffer.U'.on or loss irom; it. Sleep is tuo groat  restorer-of a worriod brain, nnd to get sleep  cleanso tlio stomach from nil imparities with a  few dosos of Parmeleo's VvKCtnblo Fills, geln-  tino coatod, containing no morcury, nnd aro  gitarantood to givo satisfaction or tho money  nill bo refunded.  The   minds    of:, men   resemble the  soils of old'mother earth; some are  01 Picton, Ont., who  says:-".v few years ago I was cured  of,- a very severe and prolonged Attack of'dyspepsia through the uso of  l)r. Williams' Pink Pills,'after all  otlier medicines 1 had tried failed.  .Since that time I have used the pills  in the spring as a tonic and blood  builder and iind them the best medicine I know, of for this pur'pose.'Peo-  ,lrt^..   -...1      ���   . .    .*..��.. ,ifi  iui    una pin jjuou.   x-eu-  deep nnd rich and somo are shallow ] pie   who feel run down at this time  and poor.  MINAHD'S LINIMENT Cnres,Dandruff.  Fihhcimen. liko doctors, never attempt to cure a sucker until alter he  is dead.  Your: Comfort  Is -assured if you  TRAVEL  VIA  Canadian Northern Ry  Lowest Hates to all Points  in the  EAST, WEST, AND SOUTH.  Dally Solid Vcslibuled Train, with  Sleeping Cars, to St. Tanl and Minneapolis. '     '  '' -     " u  t, ..  OCEAN'STEAMSHIP TICKETS  of Iho year will make no mistake in  using_l)r._Williiuns-Pink-Pills  These Pills are not a purgative  medicine and do -not .weaken as all  purgatives do. ' They are tonic in  their nature and strengthen from flrst  dose to last. They are the best medicine in. the world for rheumatism,  sciatica, ��� nervous troubles, neuralgia,  indigestion, anaemia, heart troubles,  scrofula .und humours in tho blood,  etc. The 'genuine,.are sold only in  boxes, the 'wrapper around which  bears the full name "Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills for Palo People.!'' Sold by  all dealers, in- medicine or sonUpost  paid at 00 cents a box or sixboxes  for S-.flO by addressing the Ur. Williams' Medicino.Co.,' Brockville,. Out.  Wise i.s the man who'knows'when  to make a long story short.  Dr. .Temple, the archbishop, of Canterbury,' declares that it is not a bad  thing for boys to light occasionally,  piovided there i.s 110 feeling of malice  EGOS���Receipts fell on considerably the fore part of the week and  prices,went up in, consequence. Besides a good local and eastern demand the liritish Columbia trade has  been taking Wanitobii - eggs Ireely,  and it takes a lot.to supply this demand.' For a .while this week commission houses were getting 13c per  dozen, ���commission basis," for fresh  candled eggs, but as the floods which  caused the shortage have now subsided, and eggs are coming in more  freely again wo" quote last weck:s  prices namely, -12c per dozen, commission   basis,-  or 10c per dozen at  cou n t ry^points ���%-^~���.���-_^ =   POTATOES-^ Farmers" loads, delivered .in. Winnipeg, aro worth 20 to  SOc per bushel.  HJUES���No. 1 inspected hides, OVJc  per lb. delivered in Winnipeg; No. 2  514c;   No.   3,   414c; kips and calves  same    price;   deakins,    '-25    lo   40c  horsehides, 50c to $1.  WOOL���Market Dominal.  TALLOW���The. local, price for tallow is <H<i to 5c per pound.  Full particulars on application to  c.i.j agent Canadian.Northern lly, or,  GEO. H. SHAW,  TralDe Manager,^ Winnipeg..  '  ' ���������~-���~r-^������*-1  W. N.  U.  No.  373.  vholtra morbus, cramps nnd klndrod com  plaints nnnunlly mnke their uiipcarauco at tbo  samo timo as tho liol-vreuther,;groen fruit, cu-  onmbors, melons, otc. and many porsonn aro do  barred from oatlng these tomptini? fruity but  they need not abstain i�� they huo Dr. J. D.  Kellogg's Dysentery Conlial, ind tako a lew  di����3 in water. Il cures the cramp and cholera  Lin a remarkable mannor, nud Is suro ta ckeek  11 my diaturoanco of the bowols, -.        - ' '���  Because of the poor quality of Russian,, petroleum supplied it, tho Grecian1, govornmentlhas ordered iu New  Yoifk 720,000 gallons.  LIVE STOCK.  CATTLE���Beef cattlo are scarce  and buyers gro paying as high as  4%c per pound for fat cattle'in their  regular, trade. The range of prices  Is 4 to <iy&, according to quality,  oft. cars here. , Stockers aro worth  $14 to SKI por head for yearlings,  and $1.8 to $20 for two year, olds.  IIOGS^���Thc market ' is steady at  Oc per pound for choice packing hogs  delivered at Winnipeg.  SHEEP���Sheep nro "not plentiful,  and the regular' quotation is in tho  neighborhood of 6c per pound delivered here.  care should be taken of baby's health  The    little    one    suffers greatly; tho  gums nro hard, and inflamed and any  disorder    of   the stomach or bowels  increases tho peevishness of the child  andoften fatal results follow. Mother's    greatest   aid   at this period is  Baby's   Own   Tablets^���the surest of  all-remedies in curing the minor ailments of. children.   Among the many  mothers who testify to the value of  theso Tablets is Mrs. K. B. Bickford,  Glen Sutton,   Que.,  who says:   "My  littlo baby suffered much, from teething   and   indigestion.   I   procured a  box.,'of Baby's Own Tablets;and it  worked vvondors in baby's condition  ���in'fact I believe it .saved my littlo  one's     life.   1   sincerely  believe  that  whoro iiiow many a home is saddened through death of a littlo one. joy  would    be   supreme if these Tablets  had    been    used.   I    consider V them  baby's best doctor and would riot be  without thorn.  Baby's Own Tablets when given  in accordance with the directions  prevont~rc.stlessncss~niid~hcrvousiie.ss-  ���cure simple fever, diarrhoea, constipation, colic and all stomach  trouble. Guaranteed to contain no  opiate or'other -harmful. drug. By  dissolving'' a Tablet in water it can  be given with absolute safety to the  very youngest baby. Sold by drug-  gints, . or direct by mail,, post, paid,  at 25 cents a box, If addressing tho  Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  Spine parents use their children to  hang old clothes on.  A bird in thc hand is permissible���  if you have no knife and fork.  Tona and Tona.  I thought of the good old question  that, visitors used to ask the school  when IwasVa boy.  "Which weighs more, a pound of  feathers-or a pound of lead?" said I.  "They weigh the same. A pound is  a pound," said tho children.  "Correct," said I. "Now, which  weighs more, a ton of feathers or a  ton of coal?"  "A ton of .feathers," chorused they,  showing tlint the innocent are not necessarily undiscernlng.���Town Topics.  Indolence,  "Cbolly Cliubbs Is raising a mustache." said one young woman.  "I lindn't observed it," said tho other.  "Probably not He's raising it on his  italeti-uot^noarly-so-much^ti'ouble.-and  ho can watch it grow."���Washington  Star.  Minarfl's Liniment Cures Burns,'Elc.  Thing 1 we don't want nro given to  us to console us for the lack of the  things wc want.  Strange that  the  vulnerable point  of a pugilist should be in the jaw.  Mvaey Saved nnd P"in relieved by a household remedy, Dr. Tnomns' KclcctKo Oil���a small  quantity of which usually suffices to euro.a  couch, hoal a soro, cut, bruise or sprain, relievo  lanbaco, rheumatism, uouralgia,���excoriated  siyphu, or inflomod breast.  If. a miiii would secure his wife's  undivided attention,all ho has to do  is to talk \n his sleep.  Where   there's a will there's a way-  to brcak.it.  MMAED'S LINIMENTvfor Sale Everywliere.  Xatnlns tho Baby.  "nave you named the baby?" asked  the nd miring neighbor.  "Not yet." said the proud, young  mother. "We're going to chrisfcu bim  .Sunday."  VDcar im'!- Whnt nn odd name! I'd  aluio-.t as soon call hiin nfter Uobinson  Crusoe's man Friday and be done with  It."  Some men find that. Friday is just  as unlucky us any other day.  1 Monkoy Brand Soap la a cleaner and polisher  oombinea, but won't, wash clothes.  1 Tn all contentions lot peace bo your  object, rather than triumph ; '.value  jtrii^ipph only "as a meaiis of peace-  Sydney Smith.  MIHARD'S LINIMENT Relieves Neuralgia.  ' ON A BHEIf HUNTs  Down in Newfoundland, whore  they smell smelts and fry llsh the  wholo year round, a hunting expedi-  sioti has been orgnni/ed and u deer  shooting party leaves Irvine station  for the woods in' the following style:  "A porfoct cottage, octagon in  shape; ib fourteen sections/Which  will go piVaflut car and can be put  together in, ten minutes with iron  plates and bolts. One or the'OctA-  gon Castle's employees built this  unique cottage and goes-in to set'it  up: "'It is 1$ feet by 24 feet S Inches  high, it is fitted up with talrte, scats  mattresses,. bedding, a small family  rango and' utensils, and all other  comforts. They, take threo week's  provisions and a professional guide.  AN OPEN KITCHEN.  In    order    to    facilitate    dietetic  treatment  for  patients  with  scanty  means    an    'open kitchen" has been  founded by charitable persons at Berlin, and has already a yeai- of useful  existence    behind    it.     Portions   of  food    are   obtained from the "open  kitchen"  : by tickets, which arc sold  at a very low price; but some of the  out-patient hospitals (policlinics) at  Berlin biiy.ii number of .these tickets  and distribute them gratuitously  to  needy patients;     Charitable individuals have likewise bought the tickets  and    distributed    thein" to those in  want.     During the Iirst your of its  existence the kitchen provided 30,000  portions    of   food,   some being consumed    on    thc premises and others  being sent out hot to patients.  DR.A..WB.GHA8��'S-����  CATAR8H CUBE  in  it tent direct to the diseased  parts by Ihe Improved Bloucr,  Heals ihe ulcers, clears the air  passasos, slops droppings in the  throat and pcrmanantfy enres  a-   tr\',Mlll,*nd "aIFev*r- Blower  ma. Alldoalors,orDr./\ IV. chaso  edlcino Co., Toronto aai Bufiilo.  BED INDUSTRY.  Every    head   of   clover consists of  about   sixty    flower    tubes, each of  which contains nn infinitesimal quantity of sugar.   Bees will  often  visit .  a   iiundred   different heads of clover  before   retiring   to-   the hive, and in.,  order to obtain the sugar necessary  for   a   load,   must, therefore, .thrust-  their  tongues  into about  0;000  dif-i  feront flowers. A bee,will make twenty trips a day when tho clover patch*  is- convenient to tho hive, and thus,  will   draw   the sugar from 120,200  different    flowers   in the course of a  single day's.Work.  .One ounce of Sunlight Soap is worth more than  Two ounces of impure soap.      -   \.  REDUCES  EXPENSE  AAiW the1 Ootegon Bar. U your' gwoer cannot,.supply, write to '  Z~~VEH BEOIHKBS,' HimED, Toronto, Bending hit flame arid addrestr'  and! a  trial eampte' of - Sunlight'Soap   ���will bo.MatNyon ftoo'of cost.  .and $  THE INDEPENDENT.  SATUiRIXAY ..��� .��. ....OIUNiBai, 190S"  ���C  il -  Special  Iin ladies' Sailors ��  More than ordinary interest attaches to this item. Never was  the word "Special" clothed with greater significance than .we clothe  it to-day in connection with uhese JjADIHS' SAIDORS.  Every Hat should .bring ns a dollar, < of which they are worth  every cent.   But our special price is SOc Each.  Fresh, crisp, new goods, remember���every hat with the stamp  Of   "latest fashion"  in  every thread, in every straw.  These a iv great  bargains.  g- (Successor to Scott *�� Kennedy) gs  I  303 Hastings Street,        Vancouver, B. ���.  |  OXFORD  ��� ��� ���  Ladies and Gentlemen will  find our stock complete.  We want your business.  Give us a call.  THE PATERSON SHOE CO., L��  301 Hastings St.  NEWS OFTHE LABOR WORLD  CANADA.  At Kossland ihe miners will forego  Labor Day thi.s year and take part in  ihe coronation festivities to be 'held in  that city on ihe i'Clh.  At no time in the last three years  lias the outlook for mining been so  ���full of promise ns now in Southeast  Kootenay, pays the Fori Steele I'jos-  jiecloi',  The unionists at Toronto are preparing a reception to 1)0 tendered {a jUt.  ".���fury, wlio wiil arrive from England In  ;i few days. Sir. Jury is one of the  jiioneers of the labor movement In Canada.  The street railway employees of Winnipeg have a new schedule, which Is  "as follows: One year men, 15 cents,  two-year men, 16 cents; tlner-yc-ar  men, IS cents; four-year men, 19 cents;  five-year men, 20 cents.  The last spike has been driven on the  new Lardo branch' of the C. P. IX.  It is expected that trains will be  running on the Canada Southern,  East Kootenay extension of the Montana and Great Northern Railway, by  July 10th.  The Irontnoulders' International  union ot North America will hold  llieir annual meeting In Toronto in  July. The seslons will last at least  two weeks, and ihe deliberations will  Jie taken part In .by nt leasl 550 American delegates.  ��� The T. Eaaon Company of Toronto  depend mainly on the workingmen Cor  their support in that all-absorbing  business of theirs, yet they are the  ���worst enemies that organised labor has  ���*n this city, and have so proven themselves upon more than one occasion.���  Toronto Toller.  The Victoria.branch of the Amalgamated Street Railway Employees held  a. meeting on Tuesday evening, when  the following oflicers were elected: President, W. Gibson; vice-president, G.  C. Anderson; secretary, D. Dewar;  treasurer, H. B. Mlddleton; conductor,  O. Snalth; warden, W. Cheeseman; sentinel, F. Merrifleld. The retiring oflicers were tendered a hearty vote of  tlianks.  AMERICAN.  Retail clerku at Fort Worth,    Tex.,  liave been 'Injunctioned.  ���The_retail-clerks-of SI���Joseph���Mb.,-  liave secured the 6��'clock closing.  ' Toledo's union of coffee, spice and  baking powder workers'is the first of  Its kind.  " The Western Federation of Miners at  Denver has refused the proposition to  reafllllate with the American Federation of Labor, made by Vice-President  Tbe Salt  iof Life  is business. Wc want more of  it. We'll get it if an out and out  burgiiin Mill fetch it.  Mow Is This  A' two-quart  Hot Water Bottle     .  or     "���. .  Fountain Syringe  75c.    ..  The McDowell, Atkins, ��  Watson Co., Ltd, Liabifl^ '  UP-T<MMTE DKJ6��#T*  Thomas J. Kidd, ot the latter organisation.  By a referendum vote of '2S3 unions  the Chicago Federation of Labor is going into politics.  The state convention of the retail  clerks of Massachusetts will be held in  Boston, June 23th.  Duluth Ministcral Association has  declared In favor of a. Saturday half-  holiday for all workers.  Eugene V. Debs has announced his  decision to take up his residence ln  Denver, leaving Terre Haute,  The International Union of Car-  builders and Repairers has increased  in membership l-'.ODO In less than four  months. <,  The Ririningham, Ala., Musicians'  Union has withdrawn from the State  Federation of Labor becauso negroes  are allowed membership in the latter  organisation.  Miss Sophie Baker, member of the  Shoe Operative's Union and organiser  of the Working Women's Association,  expects to form an organisation of the  women barbers In Chicago.  New York state  has   1SS1  labor  or  ganisatlons with a total membership  of  261,52:1 men and 14,CIS women.      Of this  total of 276,141  trade unionists, 174,022  are in the city of New York.  Thc lending contractors ot Hartford,  Conn., have puton'overalls and begun  work by reason ot the strike of the  carpenters for an increase' from $2.50  to $3 and'an eight-hour day.  A clothing firm in Philadelphia has  only union clerks, and handles all  union made goods. It gives 15 per cent,  off in any prices to any customer who  can produce a card to show that he  is a member of a union and ln good  standing.  The telegraph operators of the  Western Union are said to have been  secretly organising for the past two  months for the purpose of revolt  against the present system of employment. According to some operators, Col.  R. C. Clowry, who succeeded G. T. T.  Eckert as president, has Instituted a  regime of retrenchment, to which not  only the operators but ' operators ln  other capacities have taken exceptions  on account of certain hardships to  which they are said to have been subjected.  FOREIGN.  A memorial to Robert Owen, the so-  cialistr-al-Ncwtown���hls-natlve-place,-  wlll be unveiled on the 12th ot next  month, by Mr. J. G. Holyoake, the lasi  of Robert   Owen's   contemporaries.  The strike ln the chain trade of South  Staffordshire and East Worcestershire  for an advance of ten percent, ln wages  te terminating. Between 2,000 and 3,000  operatives have resumed work at the  advanced rate.  The Scotch coal trade conciliation  board have agreed to continue the  .lioard nnother turn, the period to be  terminable with three months' notice.  The previous maximum nnd minimum  wage ls to remain the same.  Before the proceedings of the Irish  Trades Congress at Cork concluded, It  waa decided that next year's Congrefs  should be held at Newry. Mr. Gageby,  Belfast, and Mr. Shelly, Dublin, were  appointed to act as delegates to thc  Scottish Trades Congress.  Mr. Ben "Tillett, ��� at a recent public  meeting held in Swansea, gave some  reminiscences of his tour through the  United States where, he said,' the one  great secret of success was the high  standard of wages. Forces Ignored In  that country, such as ecientlflo sanitation, Ulffhtlng, heating, ventllntlnr, fa  cilities for carrying commodities, were  perfect, and encouragement was given  to the creative and Inventive powers of  the ordinary workmen.  It Is stated that the Scottish miners  are prepared to co-operate in the movement to abolish working on Saturdaya.  Wales has no power to enforce holidays  under the existing agreement, Durham  declines to co-operate in the movement  and Northumberland  Is undecided.  CUIUS. FOL1CV AND HAWTHORNTHWAITE XVllAi SPEAK IN THB  O'l'HIKN* HALL TUESDAY NIGHT,  ALL WELCOMR.  SOUTH AFRICAN LABOR.  Working men   lu   this   country   who  think of going to South Africa for em  ployment will be Interested In the views-  of a correspondent .who writes to one  of  the   Natal   newspapers.      It  is,   lie  states,    only  a few    weeks  since  the  woiking men of Capetown were w.Uk  lng about In hundreds, If not in thou-  sands,   unable   to   get   employment   of  any kind, and he protests against the  action ot the master builders of that  town   in   praying   the  Colonial   Secretary to have the tax removed from persons to come to South Africa.       "The  masters," he says, "could not 11ml employment for fifty extra- men; but the  main point is the combined effort of the  employers to Hood   the   labor .market  that it will enable them to offer what  terms they choose."     "The .employers  of this colony went crying to the premier of this colony on the same matter, when they knew quite .well that at  the time they could not find employment for an extra 20 men in the whole  town."     "It is," he adds, "not fair to  the men they bring out; it is a most  cruel return given by the artisans of  this country during the war. *   *   *   It  ls a preconcerted attempt to llood the  labor market, so that the laborer may  be brought down on his knees to beg  to be allowed to earn his own bread."  HELP WANTED���FEMALE.  Nnrse girl.   Apply dn anornlns before  Id.   Mrs. Gartshore, 1066 Harwood St.  Mass  ..Meeting..  Of Those Interested in  the New  PROVINCIAL  PROGRESSIVE  PARTY  Will Bo Hold in tho  O'BRIEN'S HALL  Tuesday  June 24,  1902  HEAR BUG-ENE V. DEBS ON MONDAY' NIGHT, CITY HALL.  DIDN'T MEET THE GRAFTERS,  Mr. Abraham, M. 1'., the leading labor man of Wales, hotter known as  "Mahon," a working miner, says: "Canadians are a nation of workers. Those  of them who have acquired positions of  wealth and ��� leisure have done so  through hard work. They have for  their capital very good health and ���they  seemed to me to be very happy and  highly contented, having congenial  homes and an exceedingly beautiful  sky."  OHRIS. FOLEY AND HAWTHORN-  TH'WAT'l'E WILL SPEAK IN THE  O'BRIEN HALL TUESDAY NIGHT.  ALL WELCOME.  Mr. Chris. Foley is contemplating n  prospecting tour of the Spillamacheen  country, and later will ascend the  Skeena river. He, starts about the end  of the month.  A FRIEND OF LABOR.  Mrs. Montgomery Stone, of Senecn,  111., wife of the late Iron king, Sebastian  L. Stone, has presented to the striking  coal miners of Pennsylvania {10,000 to  help them win their strike. A cheque  for that aniount was sent to President  Mitchell to be used ln feeding the  families of the men who are out ot  work.  Mrs., Stone Is one of the most beautiful ladies in the West, and has always  been noted for fter graclousncss. She  ls a woman of considerable literary  ability, and' lias recently completed a  novel entitled "In the Field of Labor."  Tt deals with the lives of the working  men and women.  Mrs. Stone said, regarding her gift:  "I am not doing this for notoriety,  and I do not care In the least what motive the coarse and vulgar-minded may  attrlbute-to-the-glft; The-money-is  mine, and this ls the way I am going  to spend It. If that Is not enough  and they need any more, let them send  to me, and I will again help them. In  the meantime I will wait patiently to  see lt Marcus Hanna, Andrew Carnegie  and several other professed philanthropists send the miners a contribution  equally as large."  SOCIALIST PARTY.  Vancouver local B. C. Socialist party has removed Into more commodious  quarters on the first floor of the Sullivan Block. Next Sunday evening at  8 p.m., G.-Weston Wrlgley (late secretary Ontario Socialist League), Is expected to lecture there.     All Invited.  .   Iho Mint  Is    the   new    saloon . at ��� the  corner  of Carrall and Hastings streets.   Case  goods are the best, and tlie prices 0. K  Seattle Rainier beer, 5 cents.  Wfeca *ro�� want, to hire a fliwt-clui  bona and boasr. so to the Palac*  Ihrery sUblM. Tdevfcone IX.  HEAR EUOENEV. DEBS ON MONDAY night, crrr haul.  CHRIS. FOLEY  PRESIDENT  OF THE P. P. P.  WILL ADDRESS THE  MEETING.  All   Welcome  PHONE 1220A.  Carpenter and Joiner  516-518 Seymour St.  Between Pender and Dunsmuir Sts.  All kinds of work in this line promptly attended to.  !  �����������������������������������������  o  <>  n  o  <>  <���  <>  <��  o  n  ;Real Enjoyment!;;  To really enjoy your reading, you  must be provided with glasses properly fitted to your eyes anil face.  The least strain Involves pain and  dullness ln the temples and brain.  The right glasses relieve tlie distress and permit tha unrestrained  enjoyment of every comfort duo to  perfect vision. Have your eyes examined toy our Doctor' of Optics  before going elsewhere.  I  DAVIDSON BROS.,  The Jewelers and opticians,  140 Cordova at.  ��������������������������� ������������������  TaMeJlutIexy_  Just now we (have some special offerings In Table Cutlery of all kinds.  Dinner    and    Dessert   Knives   and  Porta.  Tea, Dinner and Dessert Spoons, and  a *"Ull line of CARVERS.  Tills ls a real Cutlery enu<p.  R. G. BUCHANAN & CO.  CKOCXIRY AND HOUSE FURNISHINGS,  Telephone 9-i-S. 409 Hantlngi Btree:.  :   GEO. HAY  Vancouver'*    Pioneer    Clothes  Bonovator, makoi a lutt new.  Dyeing and Repairing  31fl OlHBIS ST., VaMOOUVIR.  ������������������������������  SNIDER'S SHOE STORE  632   GKANVILiLE   STREET,  Carries a lull line of  UNION LABEL SHOES.  The ' Union ' Lelbtl   guarantees   fair  wages and ����wd wnScmuM&tei  /___. <  No eoab bter,        '.'.^''.iTSHB.  f Gold at a Discount  X Is no more a Bargain than a X  a #65 Cleveland Bicycle' at #45.   ^  We have Just a limited number of  both  Ladies'   and  Gent's  Models-1901 imake���regular $66.00 wheels, which go while they lost  at W5.00.  This is the greatest wheel bargain in years.  t  ��� '   ��� ��� '.'*'      *$���  + ������ - -,126 Hastings St. ��  T SOLE AGENT : Jfc-  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������  This high grade \\~AIi, FINISH Is to  greater demand tihis year than ever.  .   BECAUSE   it   mixes  easier,   worto-  easier, looks-better   and   lasts longer'  tlhan any other finish manufactured.  A<Sk for the tiest and the best Is MURTLO. ;  tofade in twenty-four shades axi<i .white.  M-u-r-a-i-o  Solo Agents,  flcLennan,  Mlcfecly & Co.  Phone 44.  122 Cordova Street., Vancouver, B.C.  Phone IMS.  A Boy's Store.  Ours is as much a Boys' store as it ls a. Man's.  Some of the fathers ot tho boys of to-day wero customers of ours  when they were boys themselves.  And they have stuck to'us over since and aro 'bringing  tholr OWN  | BOYS hero for  their OIjOTHING.  But the boys ot to-day are In great luck In comparison wilh their  fathers when they were boys. Now a days a boy can dross Ilk�� a voung  prince for a vory littic money.  JOHNSTON, KERrOOT ��. CO.  104 and 106 Cordova Street.  Trunk Store 127 Hastings St., Obb. Wm. Ralbh's.  KELLY, DOUGLAS ��> ���0.  WHOLESALE GROCERS,  / -  Cordova and Water Streets,   -   Vancouver, B. C.  HEgf Headquarters for Domestic and! Imported Ciqars and Smpking Sundries.-  reotypciT  street        Vancouver B. C.  W  ^^^Hf*Ht����H*^f:*>H(*:+:^K*>)^--  339 Hastings Street West,  Vancouver.    'A    li  The  superior   quality ot   "Our  Cut- J J  Iery"   has  given It the  distinction  it <���-.  sustains aa 'being  unsurpassed.    The , - *^  extenslveness   of   the   assortment   In i J-  which  It  ls shown  at ��� the  "Popular J *y  Store,"  maikcs it the place lni which <>~.  to do your cutlery buying.   Absolutely '5 �����_  everything in the cutlery line is here:' ' s t  .1     f L..  I Carvers  '" Table Knives  and forks  Pocket  I Knives,'  * Razors  Shears and  Scissors  Vancouver Hardware Co., f  Right in tihe Centre of the City.  EUGENE V  AMERICA'S GREATEST LABOR CHAMPION  /     Will Lecture in the  o   ���   ���  9-   9   .9  Under the Auspices of the Socialist Party of B. C.  Commencing Promptly at 8 P. M.  . Mr. Debs' Subject Will Be  66  99'  Reserved Seats, 25 Cents.   General. Admission. JO Cents.  /LADIES ESPEOAIXY.IHSraaSD. . \

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