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 fcerfstottrc'vto'r M��r. M|��  JOINT LABOR ��AY CELOlIiATM^ SEPTEMBER 1ST  THE ROYAL BANK  OF  CANADA  . . SAVINGS   BANK . .  X Oeaent Banktn* Buauuaa         Transacted.  OFFICES���HMtingo ' Street,  W.,  OTatataf ter Aflrenuo, Vuwou-rer.  is. c. nmmw loah m  SAVINGS CO.  Authorlned C��pit��l   -   IW.OOO.OW  Subscribed Ciplul  1,500,000  800,000  Auetiover  Bead Oflice. 821 Cunb!e Street, Vancouver, B. C.  VOL. 5.  VANCOUVER, B. 0., SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 1902.  NO 22  LETTERS TO THE EDITOR.  THOS UNION CARD.  To tha Kditor oIThi Ihddimdxht:  ' Blr.���In your paper, of August 3th  is a lengthy letter, sighed Unionist, in  '-which he criticizes advocates  of the clerks' card,' nnd says lie  has .visited a few stores, and goods are  not pushed by the clerks. -Now, Mr.  Editor, I do not think the -clerks are  the only ones to push union laibel goods.  To my mind It la the the duty of all  Tunlon men, not only to demand : unlon-  inade goods, but to see that clerks do  tlielr duty In selling union-made goods.  There are7 Instances where clerks have  ithowTi union label goods to capitalists  ' iuid driveni them out of the stores, and  .the only way . we: - know a man Is a  "Friend of the union Is by him asking  Ior onr card or the goods. Unionist  iuske is it fair ..to bo .'compelled to ask  "tor union--goods, when: the i store dis-  Jtdays a union card? In reply, I do not  ���tJilnklt' Is. '"But'I must ' Inform our  ���"trlena thatjihe cannot iflnd' a' store ln  oar city Uiat displays a union store  fcard.eo his -eyes .must have deceived  Tilm when, he ,says they are there if  _rou look for them. And ihe,must not  texpect the clerk -to wear his' card :.pin-  *ned on the lapei of his coat as a.bo-  ��tnet. I also think our friend must have  ftnade his estimate of the union cle.-k  Irom his own actions or from the action of one -whom he only supposed ls  ��. union clerk; but I must admit there  lare some clerks who are not only In-  "auferent to the sale of union goods, but  ' to "their own Interests. As they sa i,  "What is the use of belonging to the  ' tinion, as we are never asked for our  cards, and the union men of tihe city  are 'not' giving us any 'assistance In  %ullding up  our association.    He" also  mays"when lie asks for union label goods  _-* ii  they jump up in price   100 per cent.  This is a great stretch of the imagination, as I have not' heard of a greater  advance _-tlian a'bout 5 per cent. And  ���we.alljknow union wages are about W  l>er' cent, higher than scab wages. Why  -should jdavivorkingman- ask for " the  lelenk's-cnrd, Is too silly a question to  'need an answer.   He also   says   thxt  ... fclertcs think .manual lalbor is low and  'degrading. Now, sir, If Unionist was  to follow some of 'tlie grocery clerto-ln  this city, and do just what they do,", I  think he would come to the conclusion  lie had .performed .as much manual  lalbor as any he had'ever woiked at in  ihis life. Then he speaks about the  'clerks snii'hbing the laborer In public  ���places. I do not think he c.-in refer to  any union clerk In the matter, so we  ���will lot that pass. Unionist says that  ��� Tie will not ask for the clerk's card un-  'der the present circumstances? "We are  ���a small organization, -when we should  ���be the largest In the city, If all union  ���men .would do their duty, by us,.;aind  'demand bur card from every clerk they  tome In contact .with. And being only  "small,   it  is  presumption   on  the  part  " 'of Unionist to imagine it is the, part  'of the clerk to dictate'to the merchant  ���who employs him. It we were a unit  dn this city we could do so, but when  euoh narrow-minded men as unionist  trush to 'the papers to air their views  aibout the clerks he shows his ignorance  when he makes the statement thut they  are the greatest'upholders of thc yellow .plague"that infests our province,  and our1 system is too onesided.; Now  .the only way all union men can make  their Influence felt Is by united action,  ���jiot"only-in-Uie-busInesa of-llfo,-but-by  having more brotherly feeling for all.  W. J. LAM'RLCK.  Vancouver, B. C, Aug. 13, 1902.    .  the miners, aided iby some sore head  politicians who are Jealous of the popularity and prestige gained both at home  and abroad by President Smith, and  who, like -the Jews of old. cry, crucify  Wm; crucify htm, preferring the thelf  and robber to the fair and; good) man.  In their, hatred for him they also strike  at the congress he le the bead of. I  presume thinking that they can kill it  the same aa they crucify Its leader; but  fortunately for the. Dominion Trades  Congress, the Miners' union is not the  ���whole tWlng.; "Phe^e are other unions  which will have a say in this matter and  no one union can by its disaffection  crVpple that body aiiy more than one  union can make it Here again me have  noticed for some time the serpents <f  socialism doing their work by creeping  Into the ranks of laibor to disrupt find  disorganize unions. For.some considerable time the socialist papers have been  -throwing slurs, Innuendoes and invectives at the most active members of, the  congress, -with the set purpose to.epread  discord and <belittle ithe men .'who haj?e  borne .the heat of the day, and who  have-iplaced their .trades .union'before  socialism. And .Ralph Smith, along  with ithe ;rest,- hns not ! escaped 'their  scurrilous attack. The men -who are  rejoicing the loudest at this act of ;the  Miners' union are those -who stand at  the street corners; and denounce-trade  unions and everything .belonging -to  them, and all connected with them, as  fakirs, grafters and heelers, and what  not. Apparently the 'Miners' union has  agreed -with them that these assertions  are correat But I iventure to say that  they will In their: more : sober ��� senses  think differently and (purge their body  of such men. The .miners have made a  mistake which they will regret:in:;the  'near future. Such mien us Kalph' Smith  are not picked ujp every day, and.with  all his faults there is no man who will  dare say that he is dishonest, and If  not, dlshonesthe' must be honest." The  cause of labor cannot afford to play  fast and loose wLth honest men.' Thiy  aretoo few and if a r-between. The'cause  w^aIlts them. And.any man, or body of  men, who permits such things in their  iiiidst.are enemies and sliould -be treated as Such; Therefore; I venture to say  again that the miners -will regret the  action they have taken in-retiring from  tho Doiminion Trades Congress and thus  sitabblng its honored president. The  hand of Esau can ibe seen through the  whole proceedings, and It does not redound with credit to the union that has  permitted it. UNIONIST.  . Vancouver, Aug. 20,1302.  our heroic Marxian friends, who will  have all or none (and to get It would  storm ihe citadel of capitalism to-day  and tstafbUsh the social mlllenium t's-  roorrow), but It la the surest and safest  course. N. McMULLEN-  Mount Pleasant, Vancouver. Aug. 21,  190B.  "LHADER" AIND "SOCHAIilST."  To the Editor of Tint iNDxrMDnrr:  Sir,���The -Ladysmlth Leader, tlie organ of Premier {Dunsmulr, and the Canadian Socialist, the organ" of the'B. C.  socialists, are gloating over the fact  'that President Ralph Smith will not represent Nanalmo this year at the Dominion Trades and Labor Congress.  This Is a strange coincidence," to say  the least/ Tour Vancouver .Socialist  sheet sneerlngly points out that Ralph  Smith "wfttle in England wrote to' tbe  -Nanalmo (Miners' union requesting that  he be'granted credentials as a delegate  to the coming session of the Dominion  Laibor Congress AT HIS OWN EXPENSE, hut his letter was laid on,the  ta'ble for three months." We old timers think that this was Indeed generous  of Mr. Smith, notwithstanding,the socialists to the contrary, and,in keeping with the noble spirit of the .heroes  in-, the labor movement who' are -at all  times willing to give up as much time  and money as they'can afford: to advance the cause of labor, knowing that  those represented can Ul afford' to pay  the expenses. Some mencain glve.nnore  lime than others and consequently the  movement is carried on and on and on.  Other union "men would do the same  were they; in a.- position to do so, and  think nothing about it. But it ls different Ywitih- the editor of the Socialist.  For I read that the executive of the socialist, party has ivoted him $75 to make  a trip, presumably for the purpose cf  knocking President Smith of theCana-  dian. Congress*.Anybody can afford "to  talk socialism at the expense of.his  friends. One thing noted over here is  that all union haters are enemies of  Ralph Smith,- especially the Dunsmuir  gang and the^ socialists.  '- UNION MINER FOR 21' YEARS  - Nanalmo, B. C��� Aug. 21, 1902.  GOD AND MAMMON.  To the Editor ol The Indei-bxdent:  Sir,���President Baer, of the Pennsylvania & Reading railway, says "Me and  'God will protect the rights and interests of the .'laboring man," vide press  despatches on the 20th. I for one will  bo much botter pleased If' "Me" et al  will: keep' out of the game .and loa-'e  God alone, who works benellcently  tlirough his natural order, to look after  my rights and interest. '  SAPIENS CAPUT.  ' Vancouver, Aug. 22, 1002.  here, who want to go into the Western  Federation of (Miners. The great hulk  of the Canadian people have no use  for the American demagogue.  BRITISH  WORKMAN.  Nanalmo, Aug. 20, 1902.  AGIN' VANCOUVER.  The Trades and Labor Council of Victoria have passed the following resolutions regarding the .heating of the  new government house in that city:  "Whereas���The contract ifor the heading of the'new government Jiouso Is-to  be let; and  Whereas���It Is said thait; the contract  Is about to ibe awarded to ai Vancouver  firm; be it -        <  "Resolved���Thait thls.cou&Jll;aippoint  a committee to act Iri conjunction .with  the Plumbers' union and use their best  endeavors to have said contract let to a  Victoria .firm; ibe It further  "Resolved���That it be on Instruction  to the cammltte to convey to the government .that the opinion of his council  is that all work of this nature should  be done by day labor, (under the supervision of a competent superintendent."  M0YER AT SILVERT0N.  TRADES AMD LABOR COUNCIL  "RALPH SMITH REJECTED."  To thoUdltor ol Tun I.vdki-kn'uent:  : Sir,���The .bolt has fallen, another man  ��� crucified for being a friend of. labor  "Balph Smith Rejected," pu'bllshed In  trig headlines. Whatever truth there  jnay be In the above, threats have been  heard for some-time'that it .was to happen. People were loth to (believe that  the (Miner's union would "turn down"  the one man of all 'men Jn Nanalmo  who has led the miners iby his good advice and example to hold a position in  -the ranks of organized labor of this  Dominion; second to none for their  kroadinlndedncss and liberality. -Now, at  this Juncture for them ,to refuse to.endorse the tried and itrue fnlend who has  -placed them where they tire to-day, by  ils own (personality, no ���'. (air-minded  person will  hesitate  to say  that .the  , Wow will come back to them with ter-  rifle force. I have been iniCormed,  whether rightly or not Is ..immaterial,  *hat this act of the Miners' union is the  trork of the sodnllate In the ranks of  MUN'IOIPAL MlAN'AGEMiBNT.  To the Editor of TiieIsdei-endknt:  Sir,���'Reformers ; sliould read the. two  ipamphlets entitled "Does Municipal  (Management Pay," and "To-day's  Work," from the Clarion office,.Fleet  street, London, Eng. . The authors make  quit a- strong case that In: municipal  .management lies the hope of the'iwork-  ~ei s~The~great ibetiellts"the"workersare  deriving through municipal trading In  .England (In giving thorn better dwellings and (better services, in Increasing  ���pay, reducing -hours and employing  .more hands,; in giving tlienva share An  the management through'- the-ballot  ibox, In reducing the rates, the workers  still bear the burden of rates and land-  values are still untaxed), Is creating a  social consciousness amongst them and  turning their;mind from the operating  'of'7 industries for iprlvate profit to the  operntlon' of, industries for the public  good. Evory successful- experiment in  this direction weakens .the power of the  capitalist and Increases the power of  the workers, and are the flrst necessary; steps from the competitive to the  co-operative system of society. , If we  nre to (prevent a bloody revolution wo  must advance step by step in harmony  with naitural evolutionary law. Along  a line of least; resistance marked out  .by the presence of detailed concrete  grievances und particular economies the  people can he ibrought to assist In tiie  realization of the substance of socialism *ar better than by flaunting wholesale "terns" in front of them. Of course  this .policy iwill not commend itself to  HALPH SMITH.  T.) the Editor of The Indki-kndent:'  Sir,���I .i regret- to state. that President  Ralph -Smith will not be a delegate to  this; year's ..convention of the Trades  and Labor ..'.Congress':'-.To say the least  this is.truly;the work of jealous-mini  cd labor. The pretense that the7 con  gress is of ,no practical; use to the miners ;ls: only a -vaneer-to cover up the  diabolical wonk of. fanatical and intolerant ��� socialists and political heelers,  which I am loth to say honey-comb the  miners' union of this city, and if som  thing is not soon done: they will have  no union/Ralph Smith has always  steered a clear and,Independent course,  and the fact that he ��ls; compelled to  associate, with politicians at Ottawa  will not condemn him in the eyes of  honest men. 'We have elected him to  parliament,, and the labor people of  Canada' have chosen; him three times  as the leader of organized labor, which  fact alone speaks volumes for the Integrity of this great labor leader. If  we in Canada will noKsupport our national congress, it; Is a dead sure thing  that the Americans won't do it. I believe the policy of union men should bi  to'build up our own organization rather  than tear it down. But they think different here'. *   *   *  Nanaimo, Aug. 32, 1902.  (By Our: Own Correspondent.)  On Thursday, August 14th,. the members of iSllverton (Miner's union had the  pleasure of listening to a: very fine address -from the lips of their new; president, Ohas. H. Moyer, who succeeded  Edward Boyce as chief executive of the  Western Federation of Miners. Mr.  Moyer, a careful, eloquent speaker, and  ���the very antithesis of .what some of our  friends have lieen .pleased to call "the  Ignorant foreign agitator," dealt exhaustively with the relation! of the federation to the working class, ibrlefly but  'effectively hammering the present policy of the A. F. of L., and outlining  the causes that led to the formation of  the western la'bor union. ,A clean, moderate speech, without sensationalism or  badkneyed stock phrases.  ^Mr.iJ.A.CBaker,.representative of the  executive board for district No. 6, followed, dealing;more (particularlyfwith  the recent Fernie strike and other matters of Interest "within his jurisdiction.  A. W. Carey, president of Silverton  Miners' tinlon, occupied the chair.  Both speakers created a very favorable impression and their hearers were  deeply pleased to Iind at the head of  the federation men of such ability and  moderation, and more particularly so  as they had been led to 'believe that  both of the gentlemen were inclined to  be extreme in some of their .'/views,  MACADAMS' HOME-COMING.  SENID BOM TO THE CONGRKSS.  To tho Editor of The lNDKri.NDU.NT:  Sir,���I see by the papers that Mr.  Ralph Smith, of Nanalmo, will not go  to the congress, this year.-, I.am sorry  for that. He has done such good work  for us and has declared for and worked  hard for a Canadian labor movement.  AVe know It from experience that this  is necessary' when we are compelled to  deal with big bodies like thc C. P. Ii.,  for they always say we are controlled  by foreigners. ��� The bill for compulsory  arbitration on railways will come up  this year, and we can't afford to lose  the services of such a valuable mnn in  tlie congress. Surely Nanaimo, If not  for- their own saikes, will for thc sake  of organized labor In Canadn, see its  way to send him to the congress this  year. RAILWAY EMPLOYEE.  RevelstoCke, B. C, Aug. El, lMfi.  OANADIAJN LAIBOR.  To the Editor ol The Ikdh-endekt : ��� -  Sir,���How would It heto start a Canadian labor union ln opposition to the  American labor union, which has such  a cynch ln Nanalmo. Ralph Smith, lt  opears, is too British (or the miners  (By Our Own Correspondent.)  The people of Sandon, being addlctad  to the ihablt of enjoying themselves on  'every possible occasion, like the lriliabl  tants of a south ot Ireland village,;sei  dom showed up to .better : advantage  than they did on Thursday hist, .when  they turned out to welcome home  "Billy", MacAdams, after his sojourn in  'Victoria,;oh the quest of his Britannic  majesty. Owing to there having been  a wreck on the Nakusp and Sandon  'branch, there was some doubt as to the  party getting to Sandon at the advertised time. However, 'Mr. Angus J. McDonald, chairman of the reception committee, with a-handcar, a string of  saddle-horses, and a little persuasion,  successfully landed "Billy" MacAdams  and-F.-J���Deane, editor-of-the-Nelson  Daily, News, with their suite,. In Sandon at the appointed time. As the half  dozen or so horses came flying up the  flumed main street of Sandon the cheering crowd that awaited the-travellers  looked bigger and a more excited one  thanhad (been congregated since that  day two years ago when the flre ilend  turned the town into a .wilderness of  smoke and ashes.  The more formal part of the reception  took' place In the auditorium, miners'  union blook, and as a dance was billed  to folllow the, addresses, the ladles  were there In full dress, war: paint,  feathers and all���a fact wihlch helped  not a little. Mr. F. J. Deane, of Nelson,  Iri a short, neat speech reviewed ;tho  trial, conviction and subsequent roleaie  bf the Paystreak editor/from the standpoint of a brother newspaperman.  IMr. James Wllks, of Nelson, ever polished and  forcible, followed.  Wm. MacAdams, although he made a"  brave, attempt to treat the affair in  a semi-humorous manner, could not  succeed in (hiding the deep feeling that  agitated him nor the sincere gratitude  he felt towards those who had turned  out to welcome him to his home.  There was a good attendance of delegates at Thursday night's meeting of  the Trades and La'bor Council. President Lamrlak was ln the ohalr, and  Secretary. Cross was also in his place.  There,was quite, an amount of routine  business transacted. But7 the most Important was the receiving of the resignation of Mr. Joseph H. Watson as  a delegate to the council and chairman  of the orgarilaztlon :'committee. Bro.  'Watson was one of the hest workers on  the board, and lt was With deep regret  that the council learned that he ; had  made up his mind to wlthdraw^from its  counsels. When It "is tonown that he  has organized; some 27 unions In this  city,/ It .will ��� readily.,ibe seen what an  Indefatigible; and energetic worker he  has been, and the loss the council was  a'bout to sustain. Bro. Watson-was a  boiler-maker iby trade,' and came to this  iolty In 1887 and worked for the C. P. R  almost everislnce. But' in the fall ot  1899 -he was offered and accepted a position in the customs house, where he ls  at (present employed, ; He became an  aotive wortcer in- the Trades and Labor  Council some eight years.ago, as7 a  | delegate from the late American Railway Union, of which body Eugene" V.  iDebs' was then itsrhonored president.  In July, 1898, he,was"chosen:president  of the Vancouver Trades" and Labor  Council, and twas_ one of. its representatives to the Wlnnlipeg.sesslon'of; the  'Dominion Trades and Lalbor Congress,  and was last year elected ias vice-president of that 'body. He haibeen chair-  manof the organizing committee since  a898and has most creditablyifllled that  position ever since; Bro.: Watson. also  aided ex-Secretary F. Williams in raising the funds wherewith to purchase  the present Union hall, now the property of organized labor In this city.  Bro. Watson has always given his  time to the cause of.labor gratuitously,  which is a standing testimony to his  sterling worth as a peer among union  men'. Is'it then any wonder that'the  following "resolution was passed unanimously; .  "Resolved���That the resignation ot  Bro. Watson be received with regret,  and that tlie secretary be. instructed to  acknowledge his. communication; and  expiess to hlni the sincere thanks ot  the council for the most valuable services he has rendered organized labor  In this city and province."  CREDENTIALS.  '.'-' Brotherhood of Painters.and Decorators���A. Gothard.  ;���'! International -Brotherhood.; of Bookbinders���Thos. Norman.  Credentials accepted and delegates  took: their seats.  . COMMUNICATIONS.  From International Broom Makers'  Local Union, No. 7, Berlin, Ont.���That  on July 9th, 1902, a strike was inaugurated. Asking that the .broom makers'  union label be patronized.   Filed.  From Winnipeg Trades and Labor  Council���That that council had declared .by a vote that the,Canadian Northern Railway company of Canada was  unfair to laibor. Held over till af tur Labor Day,  From Geo. M. Watt, Victoria Typographical :Unlon, No.'201, re open letter  on Chinese question to Sir Wilfrid Laurier., Referred to parliamentary committee.  ���From- Twin- City-Trades- and-Labor  Council, Berlin, Ont., asking that delegates ibe sent to coming labor, congress  In that qlty.   Filed.  From J. H. Watson, tendering his resignation as a member; of the_ council.  ���Received and vote of thanks passed to  hlni for his services.  From Electrical Wonkers, asking that  a telephone be Installed in. thc hall. It  was decided to ask the different unions  to contribute $1 each towards the installation.  ''From Fishermen's Union, -No. 2, asking that the council protest ngainst employment of Mr. Johnston,' who Is employed, as a .policeman ' in this city.  Filed.  Prom United "Mine Workers of America; Indianapolis, Ind., regarding the  great, coal strike. Referred to the different unions.  (LORD'S DAT ALLIANCE.  -From Rev. i.John Rcld, Jr., secretary  Vancouver Lord's Day Alliance, that a  convention of that association would :he  held; in this city on Frlciay, the, 29th  Inst.  And also from Rev. iMr. McBeth,-to  the same effect. .Received and follow  ing delegates ; appointed:;,Robt. Macpherson, W.Vlles and R. C. Grlmston.  ���NEW APlPOINTMENrPS.  ���W. J. Dlokln8bn, of the moulders, was  appointed on finance committee ln place  of H. Orr, resigned.  E. Burns was placed on parliamentary  committee, In place ot 3. Fraser, resigned.  'AUMITOKS' RiHPORT.  To president and members Vancouver  Trades Council:  Gentlemen,���We beg to report, that  we have examined '������' and audited the  books of the financial secretary and  treasurer for,-previous half year, andi  that we have found them all correct.  We desire to mark our appreciation of  the.clear and orderly manner in.which  the books of the financial secretary-  have been kept;and "would suggest thati  ta the future both the secretary's and.  treasurer's books be balanced to aunU  form date. Respectfully -submitted.  ERNEST BURNS,  [FRiED (HAIWIE,  Audtors.  The report was accepted. ,     ;  LABOR DAT <XHMIMI'r~~EIIiJ.  J. Crow, chairman of the Labor Dayi  celebration committee, reported at  length that everything was in good  shape for the excursion to. Nanalmo.  He also asked that those having Meiers for sale,turn in the cash they received by Friday, the 29th inst., as the  money will be required for expenses.  Approved.  '[.The parliamentary committee-report-"  ed progress and that lt would meet in  future on Wednesday evenings.  The blacksmiths' union reported adversely to Sir Wm. Mulock's bill  re compulsory arbitration on the railroads.  A delegate : reported that the: Ashing  iboat of the New England Fishing company, which will arrive here" shortly,  was employing an American crew. Laid  over.  After a somewhat lengthy discussion  on .the matter of patronizing.union la>  ibels, and also the'clerks' cards, the pro- '  ceedings terminated...   ���- ���      ,  ,   ���  LABOR.DAY NOTES.  J..There.will.be plenty,;of:.barids.*; AAXfy  ^iiAbout.. jibOiwill-.be'- given' inipirizes f ocX  .floats..., liJiiyiAXiiAxXyAyAy^AMiliiyi'  '������ A'sp'ecjal; train.wiir'.run^fromiLady-:::'  smith;at 9.30 ',M^^a^^--:J-A:iJyJJyXAJJA  '[ - Tlie' laundry worker'siof.this 'cjty^lwl'lia  turn .out :in larg^numbers.:. yllJyji: AijjAJ  .'..('.���Rev.:''E.';S.; Rowe^.of'-iyictbria^.'wilJ;^  speak aUNaiiaimoon'I^qrvDay^^  ;VLunch .'for guests; will:;.loeiheidfat;;th6^  Wilson'hotel,'; Nanaimo, at 2 'o'clock^Aiiy  I, A successful .excursion .will,be; run 'toy  Nanaimo.from Viotoriai.on I'a'borfDay'.'-'.  :i-;E.T.:iKliigsiey,:the;ieader of tihe'Re-;:;  y6lutl6hary.iSociallst;iJarty,::willJspea;lc^  oh Lab'oi-'vDay"ey'ehlhg at"iNanaimo.yXl^  ;;;iThe:committee";' in 'Vancouver;" have.'.,  perfected: ail'ari-angemenls' for :'t-iie."ex-.';.-'.  cursion.:17Arid.'the::tickets.;are .now pi'  saIe.iyAJyy.y;y: ��� ..-;";v.. ,;iv ,;���"';'';: .���.-. Xyy -lAy.;  A Secretary' Doiialdsoh:is;attending the :  Eliks' carnival at 'Seattle, and; will bring j  back;some -newi1-ideas regarding; ceie-!  brationsAi 1'li'i'iiJiiiyiiAJiiAyXiAiiy J: yi;.-.  FATAL ACCEDENTS.  John Calverley, aged 20; was killij  on Wednesday at No. C mine,-Cumberland, B.C, by a falling rock. The  young man:Was very; popular, and the  syliTpathy'bfa^large-circle'Of "friends "is  extended to the parents,who reside at  Five Acre Lots, Nanalmo.  Engineer'"Jim" Connaoher, at ond  time an old Vancouverite, was killed  last week'on the.Nakusp & Siocan railway, S2 miles fromv Nakusp. Forest  fires had burnt-d the bridge foundations  and his train .was ; wrecked. He was  literally cremated'In the lire which followed. , The engine plunged down tho  bank for nearly a hundred feet and the  tender and coaches piled on top of it  In gulch 40 feet deep. The funeral took  place at Nelson. His iflremnn, Chess  Clai<k, saved his life by jumping.  LABOR DAT AT THE INLAND CAPITAL.  Kamloops will celebrate Labor Day  this year In grand style. The celebration will commence at one o'clock and  a big programme will be pulled off.: F.  Casemnn has .been appointed secretary;  and the following committees struck:  Sports���S. D. McDonald,;;Joe iMcGea  and Joe McCrum.  Soliciting���Ed. Goulet, F. Caaemant  and A. Thompson.  Prinking���'D.Jamieson, A. Thompson.  and'.F. Cascmun.       , '  ' Transportation���<Ed.  Goulet and   D_  Jamieson. ��� .    j ...j  mm  $&iS;$M: By Hulon RU-mensnyilor.  I'  I"?'  I  l  CHAPTER XI.  Florence Halo's Diary.  "July���.  "Dr. l~orney is different from most  men I have known. In somo rospocts  I like him botter; in others, I think  lie is horrid.' For instance, he seoms  all tlio timo to be investigating one.  Me will loan back iu his i-lt-iir opposite mo nf the table, nml look at mo  i< if I wero ti cttvi.ms beetle, or sumo-  fliing stuck up in ti museum which  lie wanted to study, llo .sotmis to  Iio . woighinj? me constnully, "very  time I. sjieal: t initi^im! him itskint;  liinisnlf, ' Wu- tti.it tt wivo speech?' or,  ' Is this a foolish intiidoii nud a flin-  liniit''' Xo-.i- it si.itnls to reason tlint  ynu can't bn very natural and uniintit-  oil.wlien you nro being ex'iniitioil as if  you wero a phenomenon.  "Ho i.s ono of thoso men that wants  yon to livo up to staniltirds. I haven't  nliy standards. Jlost men aro satisfied  if a wtininn is by nature cood humored,1 boautful, anil of a fnscinating personality���all of which I know t am.  But ns for having opinions, and 'principles,' and 'standards,' and 'ntti-  tu'dns.' as ho calls thoni, and all thai  kind of tiling���I haven't a singlo ono,  and I can't, be bothered !  -"And yot sometimes he is awfully  good company. .Thero is plonly of tun  in Mm. And thoro is a kindness  about liini that is very winning���  though at the same timo, aa I told  him ono dav, I sliould be afraid of  him if lie ovcr became terribly dis  pleased with me about anything. I  should nover daro to treat him as I  treated poor John Winthrop and somo  others���lot him think I liked him and  l.ead him on, and thou rofuso him! He  can he so sarcastic wlien ho is aroused  ���and I should really dread his sarcasm. No; if I did not intend to accept him, I sliould long ago havo discouraged him.  ''His latest move is very amusing.  He is trying to make me jealous I I  jealous! No, my good Herr Dootor,  ; 1 am accustomed to another order of  things. lie is very simple to suppose  that I could be mnde to feel jealous ol  such an insignificant littlo thing as  Miss Rankin. I laugh iu my sleeve  at him when lie plays'his littlo gamo.  He watches hor so at tablo.���his oyes  are always roving over towards her.  Evon Aunt Louise notices it lately ���  "Ho doesn't say much to tho girl,  .however. l~o wonder! She is the  ihordesr 'person to talk to! I have  ���tried, onco or twice, to bo frioudly  with hor���though Aunt Louise says  sho is not a proper sort of person for  ���me to associate with at all, but then  It is such a trial to havo not a single  -solitary girl to talk to, and so I did  ."make ono or two advances to hor.  But, deai- nio! She doesn't, appreciate  ���the .condescension. She scarcely ro-  ���sponded at all. Sho has a. wnv..of  .'looking'nt mo with thoso great, dark  eyes of hers tliat nlmost makes nio feel  flat! Sho affects uie a littlo as Dr.  Forney affects me whon he looks at  mo as if ho woro studying a species  ofinsoctl I suppose slio understands  well enough that I would never notico  her after we got away from this louo-  ly wilderness, and so sho is going to  be highly indopendoiit with mo, now,  and not even meot mo half way. No,  to, be honest with myself, I know  that is not it at all; she is just so unsophisticated lhat sho does not know  sho is not my equal. That is about tho  size of it. Probably she novor heard  of mo before she came hero. She  told me the other day that it nover  occurred to her to read the socioty  columus in tho newspapers. What a  lii'o sho must lead! I think her being  alono is the iiueorest thing anyway,  apart from tho unconvoutionality of  it. How dull it must bo for her 1 It  is dull enough for me, and I've at  least got Dr. Forney and Aunt Louise.  "Well, Dr. Forney has got to come  to tho point pretty soon, for we shall  not slay here more than two weeks  longer. I wonder if ho will follow ug  up to Newport?"  CHAPTER XII.  "You aro much hotter to-day," Forney said to Mrs. Ryan, as two days  later ho sat with her in hor cabin.  "Yes, your mod'eino fetched mo  'round bottor'n anything I over took.  I jus' feel good and ready for that  op'ration now, if only it could bo did  soon and ovor with it."  Hor elder child was washing dishes  at a table in a corner of tho room, and  littlo Polly was leaning against the  doctor's knoo, while his flngors played  with hor curly, light hair.  "I havo not had a word yet from  your good friend," ho said. "Do  yon know what sho has decidod?"  "Sho told mo sho was agoiii' to turn  ma ovcr to yon. Sho eayod she'd let  you know at oucot. And didn't sho  tell you yet?"  "No."  "Sho's acorn in' over this mornin'  to mako all tho arrangoments. I'm  oxneotiii' hor any minute.''  "Does sho still not want ma to  kuow'-wiio she is?"  ''I thought slio was agoin' to own  np to you when she givo my case to  you. I thought sho would havo told  you by this timo. But I don't know.  Itebbe she ain't agoin' to own up at  oil. I don't seo why when people  does such kind, gon'rous things, they  ���want to hide it.   It was -���"  A knock on the cabin door interrupted her. Forney's chair stood behind the door so that when it was  oponod ho was concealed from viow.  "Good morning, Polly," said a  voice on the threshold, as the child  ran forward. "Whore is yonr mother,  dear?" '.,-.������������.'���'   i.  Mrs. Ryan rose and went to the  step. -'������"-,-.  "Iiow are you to-day, Mrs. Ryan?  I havo just a minute to stop���I am coming back after awhile to settle everything." ������'  "I'm that woll and strong. Miss,  you wouldn't boliovo it."  "I nm so glad to hear that. I shall  have tho cot and somo otlier things  brought out this morning; and Mrs.  Wilson says sho can come to-morrow  and tako charge of you and tho children. I hopo to got Dr. Forney to  treat you by tho day after  to-morrow  if possible and "  "He's horo now, Miss, if you  ploaso���ho come 'round this mornin'  to seo how I was gottin' on under tho  nied'ciuo that "  "Dr. Forney is horo?"  hastily repeated tho voico in  a half  whisper.  "Doos   he���did   you  toll���where is  he?"  "A sottin' right hore in the room,  Miss, back ''  "Do you want to seo me, Miss Rankin?" ho himself nsked, producing  liimsolf from behind the door. "Or  do you prefer," he inquired,, standing  beside Mrs. Ryan on the top step, "to  make your arrangements with me  through an anonymous lottor?"  , Sho stood before him, blushing and  convictod, looking so fresh and sweet  in hor pink muBliu gown that his eyes  rested upon her with delight.  '"So yon are tho 'Other Lady?' " ho  said.   "I suspected it."  "Did you?"  she  asked  surprised.  "What made you?"  Ho laughed at her guilnlessness.  "Did you know ono   another all  this time?"  Mrs.   Ryan  said,   with  wide-eyod curiosity.  "Wo live in tho samo house, Mrs.  Ryan," he answered.  "If you are going to the village,"  ho said to Mira, "I will go with you  part way. may i?"  So thoy loft the cabin andjj walked  away together.  "Can tho operation bo performed  the day after to-morrow?" sho asked,  as they tramped through the woods  under groat pine trees in the lovely  sunuuor morning air. ,  "Yes;.I shall telegraph to Boston  for a caso of instrumouts. Young Dr.  Osborne in tho village can help me  givo tho other." '  "Will it be a vory bad operation?"  sho asked anxiously.  "She will suffer in tho healing. But  we shall havo her:quito well in a fow  weeks."  ,-.. "Permanently?"  " "If wo can got rid of all tho  fibres.  Now," he asked, "tell mo why you  have boon so  secretive  and .mysterious?"  "I had a rcasou. Perhaps it was  not a very sensiblo one.''  "Does it exist still?   Do you wish  I did not kuow you  to be  tho Lady  Bountiful?"  "I am reconciled to your discovery.  When did you suspect mo?"  " When I read  tho  lottor you sent  mo by mistake."  "You read it all?" she quickly asked.  "Not all, no.   But enough to; make  mc suspect.''  ;.' "Suspect what?"  "Little Inquisitor! It mado me  siiBpcct that in some respects you were  not what you protended to bo."  "What did I protoud-to.be?"  " Why did you not confess to me."  ho returned, "that you wero the  'Othor Lady,'when I first spoko to  vou of that magnanimous individual?"  "But what mado you so promptly  decide that the 'magnanimous individualWas Miss Halo?' "  "To bo perfectly frank with you, I  did not suppose that you wero rolling  in cash to such a degree as to he ablo  to deal with magnates liko Dr. Traine  of Now York. And. as for Miss Halo,  I did know her to bo quite able j ns that"  to afford such larks. Now am I to  havo ah answer to my quostiou? Why  did~vou not confess yourself-to be -tho-  Bouofactor?"  "I shrank from it, .somehow. I do  not know just why. Tlio other night  ou tho beach, I fully intoudod to tell  you, but when it camo to tho point,  I could not 'scrow my courage to the  sticking point.' "  "I supposo if it had been some fault  that you had committed, you would  havo boon all too hasty with your con-'  fession."  "I should uot havo boon bo cowardly, I am sure, about .confessing a  crime! But vou misunderstand���it  Was uot my friendliness to Mrs, Rynn  that I shrank   from    confessing,   so  much as tho othor " she hositatod,  nnd looked uncomfortable  '���What othor?" ho asked.  "I know you supposed me "to-bo  poor, for I happonod to overhear you  aud  Miss Halo  discussing   mo,   ono  day, and I dreaded to soo the look of  surprise  thnt would  como into your  faco if I should  tell yon���toll you  what���that: I  wasu'tl   Thoro 1-, That  was wliere all my cowardice camo in  ���just: right thoro II dreaded your  surprise.   I can't  explain why.   Aro  you psychologist  enough to account  for it?" '  "Askmo something easy."  "Well, I will.   Why don't you let  nie pay you for your  attendance  on  Mrs. Ryan, just as I  was  going to  pay Dr. Traine;"  "Why won't I?" Ue asked, looking  at her curiously. ''Then;you take it  for granted that I will not?"  "I don't see why 'yon should not.  But I just know you won't."  "That goes without saying. .But  any wny, why -should you pay .mo?  Mrs. Ryan doesn't belong to you?'  ":  "Yes,-she is my charged I ihave  mado lier my friend, i Iu a way,', sho  doos belong to moi"   ���  "Then let me have a share in your  possession. The poor littlo womnn  needs friends and helpers.; What,; a  struggle with life she has had all  alone and unaided!"  "It is a strange, strnnge world, isn't  it," Mini snid, musingly, "with its  horrible inequalities of opportunity,  and its wasted livos, aud its irromed-  ialilo sufferings."  "Those are its asternal aspects." ho  gravely answered. "No lifo need bo  wretched whatever its environment.  Let the quality of tho lifo bo divine,  niul it will impress a divinity upon  the meanest surroundings. Some of  the greatest, tho most roally successful lives ever lived on our littleplauet  must havo seemed, to superficial observers, to bo miserably wasted.  From tho world's standpoint, did  Josus' life appear to his contemporaries to bo a success or a wretched  failure? Havo you seen those lines of  W. WtfStory's,���  " 'Speak History! Who aro lifo's victors?   Unroll tho annals and  say,  Aro they thoso whom the world called  victors, who won the success of  the dav?  The martyrs, or Noro? The Spartans  who fell at Thormopylao's tryst,  Or tho Persians and Xerxes? His  judges or Socrates? Pilate or  Christ?'"  "But. is thore no absolute evil in  '.ho universe? Nothing that.is. ultimately wrong?" sho asked.  "Evil is relative. My.present grasp  ,(f IrniSi, for'inslnuco, may not bo ab-  r. int niy false, though I hopo in time  >i,.-. ow i'nr beyond it, even as I have  wi nvay irom childhood to my  .,. .-::   In ttur lifo.  ��� " ' My curls wero crowned  v-i-'! v-ii'n "knowledge���off, alas,   '��-������ ���..inii-'il  Next moment, pushed by better knowledge still  Which nowise proved more constant.  Gain, to-day.  Was toppling loss to-morrow.' "  "You are somo what of a disciple of  Browning's, aren't you?"  "To a certain extent,", ho said.  "But neither Optimism nor Pessimism  seems to me to seo the Whole truth.  Lifo is a constant growth, a tragio  warfare; though-we long sometimes  for perfect rest���for just one little season in which ' the weary and heavy  weight of all this unintelligible  world' shall be lightened; though we  sicken of the turmoil of life and learn  to drink of Lethe for a while at least  -yet wo know that 'by ceaseless action all that is subsists.' The rotation of 'the '.unwearied wheel that  Nature rides upon' is unceasing.... The  old must die that the new may bo  born. Our lesser godB must fall from  thoir pedestals that the diviner  deities may find place. We must forever move on, for lifo knows no-: rest.  Well! What a lecture I. am-.'giving  youi"  "I lovo it!" she quickly said. "Do  you know a talk with you is wonderfully stimulating, to me."  "Tho stimulating is mutual then,  littlo friend. I suppose it is not so  much what we say to one another���  we do not say anything staitlingly  now. But���you and I arc in isympa-  thotic touch, and that; is the stimulant wo feel!" ho responded, with a  warmth in his tono that brought hor  over-roadv color to her face. There  were times whon he felt it to be an  imcertiuenco to look at her, so helplessly did lier toll-tale couiitohani-o reveal w-hat she would not for the  world havo spoken... Just now, as his  glance rested for a moment upou hor,  ho suddenly know with a throb of  wild joy at his heart, that their advancing friendship niennt more to her  than sho would willingly havo nc-  knowleged to him: Not that ho supposed her to be falling in lovo with  him! Ho had not yet advanced so far  The sudden joy ho experienced in his quick intuition of, her  growing nearness to himself was an  "impulscrunreasoiiing and-ptissionato.���  Thoy had reached the outskirts of  the village, and now, by mutual cou-  eout, thoy paused to separate  "I must go to tho telegraph office,"  she said, and ho saw that she wished  to go alono.  "And I am going for tho morning's  mail, ho rotumed, "so I shall leave  you hero. I shall bo at thu telegraph  olllco, too, lator. When shall you go  back to tho cottage?"  "I have a good deal to attend to for  Mrs. Ryan���probably I shall not go  out until noon���mid then I must stop  nt tho cabin."  "Perhaps thoro will bo letters for  you; shall I take thoni out with nio?"  "No, thank you; if you will leave  my mail at tho poslotllco, I shall call  for it���I havo to stop tliero to buy  somo stamps."  So thoy wont thoir separate ways.  CHAPTER XIII.  "What a wolcome diversion letters  are, in this tiresoino old 'place," exclaimed Florence Halo, as Forney, n  few hours later, came up Iho stops of  the poTch with a package of mail and  joined hor nnd hor aunt. i. lorenco  wns sitting in a- hammock with' a  novel in her lap, and Miss Matthews  was comfortably rocking hor portly  solf in n largo arm-chair. It was  nearly noon and they wore both look  ing very worm and drowsy.  "And you have brought me jnst  the ones I wanted'!' cried the girl  delightedly. 'Hero is ono from Isa-  bol Romaino, Aunt Louise! She is at  Bar Harbor:" :     r  She spread it open, leaned back in  her hammock, and gavo horself up to  enjoyment. .  Forney handed Miss Matthows hor  New York and Boston papers, iind sat  down near Flornnco to glance ovor  his own lotters.  They road in, silonco for a while, tho  quiet being broken only by an occasional littlo lansh from Florence, or a  light noise in her thront expressive of  delight or chagrin.  Sho finished reading hor letter,  returned it to its envelope, and was  jnst. taking np another, when an exclamation from Miss Mntthow's made  hor tintl Dr. Fornov, too, look up  with a start."  "Why, my senses I Gracious! Did  you ever!"  "Door iuo, Aunt, have you got a  fit?   What's tho imirtor?"  The old lady was staring rather  wildly at the nowspapcr.  "What has happened?" exclaimed  Florence, suddenly startled. She  jumped up, went, to her aunt's chair  and looked over her shonldor at the  paper.  "Woll?" aRked Forney.  "Oh J" said-.'the girl,   breathlossly.  "Why,! How'surprising! But, any  way, Aunt," sho added, with a shrug,  as sho turned away aud went back to  hor hammook, "it isn't anything to  score me about! You frightened me  so! I thought something hod happened to papa."  She  looked    aunoyod and frotted,  and sho spoke petulantly.  | "Am I to hear what it is?" Forney  demandod.  "Do toll him, Aunt Louise," -Florence said, impatiently. "I think myself it is a mistake���it must bo!"  "It can't be," solomuly affirmed  Miss Matthows.  With a tragic movement she handed  him the paper, "Tho description of  her is unmistakable," she said to  Florence. *.'t should haverccognizea  it oven if the name had not been  given. Tho article says she rofused  to have hor picture in tho papor."  He took tho papor. and his eyes fell  upon great, 'startling'headlines:  THE FAIR YOUNG HEIRESS  ��� TO SIXTEEN MILLIONS.  A Nevada' Mine Owner Loaves a Great  Fortuuo'to His Niece.  A ROMANTIC STORY.  Miss Mira Rankin, the Heiress, a  Young Lady of Great Accomplishments and Beauty, the Daughter of  the Rev. Percival Rankin, a Moravian Clergyman Who Died in Australia in 1876.  The color left Forney's face, and the  paper dropped to his knee. Ho looked  at tho yvomon \beforo him. Thoir  countenances woro a curious study���  .hearing, a'ii expression of mingled bewilderment, eagerness, and chagrin  that would have baffled aii artist.  Floronce: was regarding him ovidontly  with a fixed 'determination' to rend in  his faco the effect upon him of this  surprising intelligence.  "I wonder," ho thought, "what she  does see in my face���or what sho imagines sho socs? What does she expect to soo?"  A half-bitter smile camo to his lips;  he know fairly woll what she would  look for in him, under the. circumstances, and for an instant his soul  loathed hor. But it was ouly for an  instant. His nature was' too broad  to admit of unclinritablencss, and his  momentary disgust was quickly followed by an impulse of pity for her  chenp, poor life which could, find its  highest ends in the possession of great  wealth with tho power and iufluonco  that follow in tho train theroof.  ''Isn't it surprising?" Miss Matthews cried. "And sho takes it so very  humbly���why I nover should have  suspected it from anything in her  maimer all these weeks 1"  "How would you have expected her  to act?" Fornoy asked with a faint  smile.  ' * Woll, I should ; hnvo looked for���  for__somethiug   different,   shouldn't  you?   Sho is so quier~~~rd~sh"y7"~  He observed that her customary  haughty: disapproval. in speaking of  Miss Rankin, was changed to a tone  of respect which ho know would have  been too much for his gravity had he  been in a mood to be amused at anything.  "She is not roally shy at all," .lie  said. "Sho has boon absorbed and  absent-minded. Any way, wo gave  hor small opportunity to bocomo acquainted with us, don't you think  so?"  "It is too bad," Miss Matthows im-  pulisvoly oxclnimed, "that wc havo  not paid moro attontion to her I"  "Why?" ho quickly inquired.  "Would you havo treated her differently if you had known of - this?"  touching tho papor on his knoo.  Sho had., tho grnco to color with  embiirrnssniQut as sho renli/.d what an  absurd faux-pns sho had mode.  [TO BE CONTINUED.]  Finifcr Tli>��.  The tips of the human lingers can  perceive a weight of three-fortieths pf  'a grain,'while the finger nails do uot  notice one weighing less than flfuen  grains.- '���   An Old Chalice  A chalice whicli has been'in regular  use for 330 years at Swansea parish  church still does duty.  WATCHING FOR THE SIGNAL  .But low ia tke. distance the clouds break  awny!  The flute's slowing portals I see;  Anil I lu-tir from the outgoing ships lo the  t>ay .*���-  Tlie siing of the sailors In gleet  So I think of.the 'luminous-footprint* that  bore  The comfort. o'er tlttrk Galilee,  Ami wait for tin- slwinil to go to the shores  To thc ship thut Is wtiitiui; for mis!  Itret Hurte.  BASKET BALL  Expert Nntf-i un   I'lityti)-: ill* i.nlno br J.  Howiii'it t rnrl.*.r.  0 . .  Tho mnin point io be noted- in  learning ..basket halt, with a. vic\v0ot  becoming an expert player, is tlmt a;  stiviii-ht, clean gnincmust bu played,  One. must'' lewn to cnlth'tlio bull  surely, to pass-very quickly, and to  stop whi'ti running a', full arced im-  ii-o Mutely upon rei-i'i.itijf the hull.  Thi'.hrst wny to receive n ball,is hy  jumping for it nnd limiting stjunroly  on both feet. 'I h;.s will iivptito a  Rival, deal of practice- and uood jutig-  uii'.nt so us not to'strike: im opponent and thus be j'leiuilined for ilui'g-  in.cr. 'Iho game uf biis'nct bull is a  poor gnmc indeed if there is much individual.playing, but .the game is improved from u spectator's', standpoint, and is faster tintl better in every wny" if there is much quick passing.; Therefore, you should -.endeavor  to receive the hull and pass it to  one of, your own men as jjiiickly as  possible. The most elTei-tutil passing  is successful when it is passed from  H* third or fourth; mnn, who, of  course, must be in the forward line,  and should he close in timlcr the basket, if possible, where ho will be freo  from his check to get a clear shot  at tho basket. To pass the ball to a  second player docs not usually give  him a clear shot at the basket,- but  hy the time the .'third or fourth man  receives it invariably that man is unchecked and nothing is to hinder him  from scoring, if he is a good shot.  Dribbling' the bail lis a ..feature of the  gamo .which has been largely cut out.  because: of the roiigli pluy, but sometimes when a person gets tho ball  everyone of. his team is checked and  hu cannot pass, then a dribble is,necessary in order to give the men a  chance to get uncovered; The man  who is going to dribble veryi much in  tho game should always try to stop  the ball with one htiud,; then if you  dribble you are ut liberty to catch  it with both hands and pass, so al  not. to violate rule 11, section 18.  Tho next good point in tlio game  is that of quick passiitg in from out  of" touchi "Vhon "time' is lost by tho  players it; slows the gamo down, and  makes it uninteresting. Another  thing, if you urc quick in getting tho  ball in, and your men are -quick to  receive tho ball from you, you very  often can got in a position unchecked, and -thus have n clear try' for a  goal. If the ball io batted out; : of  touch by you, do not struggle for tha  ball whehyou know it'should not bo  yours, drop it at once, and leave it  for your opponent and get into your  own position. Bit: clean , and manly,  and help your oflicUils in.carrying out  Uie spirit of the (.'hnie.  Sly next suggestion would be thnt  you ;do not,practice shooting; while  standing still, but practice moving  about the floor uml shooting the  breast shot, ! that .is, both hands  holding tho ball about, level with the  breast, jumping squiircly from both  feet, throwing tho ball high and  dropping it clearly into theii basket.  Do not'depend on the'carro'm:.or. re-  bound'shot from7 tho wall or screen,  for when you piny on your opponent's territory you will not bo  acquainted with these, and thus  you will be unable to shoot, but  practice throwing tho ball: high, and  getting it into the basket independent of tho surrounding walls or  posts.  Now, in closing, there are just two  things that I would strongly urge  upon all who play the game and lm-  tend to play for some timo and aro  anxious to bo good players. First,  always remember that it is theman  who sees defeat staring him in the  f.aic who becomes rough and ungen-  tlemnnly, and begins to.-plny.i-'.dirty"  ball. Do not ever relinquish tho  gamo until time is up, no , matter  what the score is, and always play  tho same clean game whether you win  or lose. If you lose people will praise  you for your manner of playing, and  in your own solf you will feel that  your game was clean. If you win you  will realize tbat you have won honestly.  The last; point is that of assisting  tbo officials. Do not try to do anything but what is right. Be straight.  If you bat the ball out;of touch do  not try to get it, leave it for your  opponent.Mf you run with the ball  do not. protest the oflicers' decision,  but-pass-tliQ-baU-immcdiately_to-tlie  captain of the' opposing tenui; so  that ho may take;his free throw. Do  not over address an official unless you  aro tho captain of tho team. The  old adngo which says, "Say nothing  but saw wood,", ie strictly truo with  basket ball. Say nothing, but play  the game.���J. Ho-nard Crocker.  Hlgr Chance in Ident sine* Than.  It is proposed to construct a sub-  st initial now Suspension bridge at  the Falls for the uso of the Great  .Western and other railway companies  whoso lines will meet at that point  on both sides of the river. It is not  intended that . trains ' oi' passenger  carriages; shall puss over it, but only baggage and freight cars, slowly  propelled by horses or stationary engines. It is supposed that travelers  would prefer to walk over, and with  a great deal of reason,  too.  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A plug of  water'only six Incites Ions, propelled-  only two feet under a pressure of fifteen pounds, cun-exert a pressure of  G.IOO, pounds on being suddenly stopped, y   , *    l   A Snn Ucllcf. t  A belief existed umoug-tbe ancient  Mexicans, the Niitehez of the Mississippi valley, the' Peruvians and the Appalachians o'f Florida that tbe sun was  the radiant abode of chiefs and braves  who bad died in attempting some valorous deed.  y  ��� i  ... 1  y  :y I  ������v\V CORONATION   PLANS.  LONDON UNDERGOES A REMARKABLE  CHANGE IN APPEARANCE.  Conservative Cltliene : lnceused ' at the  Treatment of Westminster Abbey and  tho city's Foiiaco���Arrancement of  SpeciueuUr, Irlumpbs���A Mock Fro-  crssion.of Royalty��� Uoff LoDtlou Will  3Iak�� Muuey by the Coronation���The  -���sent" Kin.;.  To the avctago Londoner the preparations and not the prices of  tilings ure of lending Interest nt present. Spectacular triumphs are being arranged on an unpiecedcntcd  scale. Tho strc-ots will bu decorated  with arches and bunting in a way  that will;iniiko even bluso, noblemen  open their mouths in wonder. What  with parades, games, luncheons, banquets and7 theatrical entertainments  coronation week will bo one-.mad  carnival of joy, and now thiit peace  has been 'proclaimed tho festivities  will a&sumo the aspect of a national  rejoicing. Westminster Abbev is already in the bands of carpenteis and  dctoratots, and on cotonation day  tho staid old cdilice will be scarcely  recognizable  Indeed lovers of old. London aro  Ditto! ly deploring what they tetmtha  "vundulism and deseciation" connected with tho prepatations in tho  abbey, but the dean, Hev Dr Bradley, declares that the actual fabncof  the place will not be in the least en-  danceiod by the enoimous wooden  structuics now being erected  within  nre bringing $700 per window. Nearly all the best sites are already  marked sold, and Dr. Lunn is daily  buying up sites fiom smaller speculators.  Ho has also chartered the largest  private-fleet which will "ass'st" at  the naval review. The Empress  Queen, the Pretoria, Argonaut, Vancouver and Queen Victoria, all largo  paddle steamers, are among those in  Dr. Lunn's fleet, nnd thc berths are  selling: at $20 each.  The highest price Dr. Lunn has received for any of his windows is $1,-  750.  which   is    demanded for   sites  THE CORONATION'S MOST WELCOME GUEST.  its vcnetuble walls. One thing certain, ho\ve\er, is that nothing more  hideous can be imagined than tho  huge e-vtetior stands which hide tho  noble butti esses and disftguio tho  delicate stone trucety.  Anothct ground for ptotest, and an  excellent one, is the demolition of  tiees at various points along the  route. London at best is poor in  foliage, and the woik of tbe woodmen Ills been followed by howls ol  execration ftom disgruntled citizens  An interesting ph.tse of the prepatations is the plan for handling ithe  millions of people who will throng  the line of march It was at fust  proposed to call in pi ovinctal policemen to aid uib.in biethten, but this  has been abandoned, for the powcts  that be appreciate the fact that the  average cockney, while he will stand  much from the . country policemen,  will bitterly icsent being told to  "move on" by policemen with a  Yorkshitc accent  Citizens have altcady been treated  to a lehearsnl of the coionation procession, which g.ive them a -veiy  amusing entertainment The attendants and the hoises weie practically  the same as will take part in the  actual pat ado Coaches and brakes  represent tho elubotate state equipages, and gi 001119, and outtidcrs play  the paits of lite notable petsonages  who will attend Their Majesties. Tho  reheat sal included the picking up of  ptisseugeis at Buckingham Palace,  their alighting at Westminster Abbev, etc  The most important events in connection with the coronation will take  place on June 26, 27 and 28 On the  first of these da.\s King Edwaid will  be crowned. The second day he will  make- his loyal progiess thiough the  city ot London, and the thud day  the gtoat naval icview off Spithcad  is to be held  The sent market in London has been  practically cornered by one man   Dt.  REAL PANAMA HATS  THE .GENUINE ARTICLE WILL  COST  YOU FROM $60 TO $150.  A WIS'DOW AIONO   Nil' IIOS-IK.  along Piccadilly Assuming that  the procession takes half iin hour to  pnss this spot, tho occupants of these  windows will be spending money at  the rate of $60 a minute.  So London is preparing for its visitors.- For the expense to which they  will be put the good citizens of tho  gieat metiopolis hope to recoup  themselves by the contnbutions of  strangeis within their gates.v And  these will be many. For, reviewed  as a spectacular (exhibition; |King Edward's coronation will overshadow,  anything the young century has seen  and will establish a recoid which  will not soon be broken.  NEW MEDICAL BUILDING.  Work on Latest Addition to Toronto UnN  vorsltyto: llegin  ut Onco.  The work of erecting 'the new uni-  vetsity medical building in Toronto  will be commenced at once Tlio site  lies between the univeisity library  and the biological building, on tho  east side of the diivewtvy leading  fiom tho uiu-vcisity to College street.  The accompanying engraving shows  the western elevation of the building, which is to face the lawn The  ground floor plan indicates thc distribution and ariangcment    of    the  Where Yonr Summer Hat comis From  aad Where It Is '.Constructed ��� The  Panama tiade by the Indiana or Cent-  ral Amer.oa��� WoVen Witli Great Skill  and Deftness From Fibres of Seamless  *creir Palm.        *  Few people above the isthmus of  Panama who wear the luxuriant and  usitully expensive panama hats, know  much'about their manufacture and  composition. Although Panama hats  have been made by the Indians of  Central America for 200 and possibly  5100 years, it is only until comparatively recent years' that-they have  been much in vogue in Canada, where  they ure now quite the fad for summer wear.  Formerly pantvma hats were 'woven  upon round blocks with a crease like  that Jn a pair of trousers running  through tho centre of the crown. The  shape did not suit the fancy of fashionable young men, nnd then- use  was mainly confined.to staid elderly  gentlemen. Some years. ago an ingenious dealer in Guayaquil, which  is .the shipping point of Ecuudor.had  a fe'.v dozen hat!s woven in the.fedora  w alpine shape. These he sent to London, and one of them was ptesented  to the Prince of Wales Their success was instantaneous and overwhelming, and they sold at a tremendous figure.  Later panama hats of this shape  were sent to Canada, wheto they  were received with no less favor than  m England. The deimjid for Panama, alpine and fodota hats has  grown maivclously since then as indicated by the immense shipments  fiom this and otlier Central American ports.  The genuine panama hats are made  >by the Indians���old men, women and  children���in: the interior: of Ecuador,  from whence the "best come, and   of  BUILT 24 YEARS AGO.  Some   Facts   Cnnaeruiuc   the. Historical  Purilion ltuildm.- llccootly U'siroy-  ���d by l-'ir.* in Tnronto.  The Pavilion ln the Allan Gardens,  Toronto, which has just been destroyed by lire, was designed by  Messrs. l.ungley &��� Lungley, architects, of that city, in 1878, and its  election completed..in' the following  year. At iirst the building .was der  -signed 'Without .the'eastern .annex or  balcony, this being subsequently added Mhen the building was fust used  in 1S7!) it wus lighted in the old-  fashioned style by gus. Within the  last do/on ,-uars ole-lnc lighting hus  been substituted; it was steam heated.  Tito Pavilion was the..-scene of  ititiny-'notable gatherings, somo of  tlii--.it nf Itistoi'i-j interest. It Was  there that the celebrated Bonrd of  'lnit'e l>iinqii<.t of Ifi'M look place at  whit It the Earl of Derby, Governor-  C.e.ti-i.t', was pu-uil, when one of  the speakers, who was .mnking an  apparently' Interminable speech,   had  REV.G.H.HEPWORTH  SKETCH   OF   THE   EMINENT    DEAD  CLERGYMAN AND JOURNALIST.  �����������  ��";?-'*  I  fe^SSsw5  W.��S&*',  UA'sn'  ���rtC-livrf.-*^*  i* -,''.'.���-)*��?}'.h  .*��S^��a^fi^p  NEW. UNIVKHSITY MK0ICAI/ UUILu'SO;  rooms on the unit principle, each laboratory unit to have'the dimensions  of 23 x 30 feet, and to accommodate  24 students The fust and second  floors of the building are to be almost wholly given up to such laboratories of the unit si/e " It is expected that the building will be  ready for occupation by the beginning of 1903. When completed tho  medical faculty and the physiological  depat tment, so far as accommodation is concerned, will ha\o labor-  atones nnd lecturo rooms of the  most modern and, approved type.  DR. 1IKXKY S. MJJJff.  Henry S. Lunn, now known throughout the city us the "seat king." has  seemed thu option on nearly all tho  desliahle points of vantage owi looking the route of the coronation parade.," Altogether he has secured accommodations' for 20,000 people exclusive of those who will find positions on the stands ho Ib to ciect nt  vatloUR places lifting the route, all of  'which, tends to mriko owners rub their  hands with a smug satisfaction, for  it is a long time, since tho>��� hit ve had  an opp irtunlty to Increnso" their re-  \enuos with so llttlo tiouble to themselves. '   '   -      ���    .  "Mr: Ltnn made a" thorough tour of  EnglandjS capital, and allAalong the  loute which the loyal,procession will  trnvetse lo and fiom Westminster  Abbey he has secured v.wiridows nnd  giand stand spaces Thcs^O' he can  dispose, of .at 'his ^wn figures,,' and,  although' he 'hos'arrangedyto' ^sWd  a portion of the .proceeds .with ,tho  owneis ol the buildings,/there will  still be n sulllc.ent mat gin-of gain  remaining to mako tho venture a  most prolttable one. Many of the  best-windows are'scheduled-for.$400;  nnd  sevoml    rows   along.Piccadilly  Doesn't'Kenr Ship Combine  At the annual meeting of the London Chamber of Commerce held May  28 Loid Bias soy, the presiding officer; presented an address which dealt  mainly with tho shipping question  In discussing tho ship combination of  which J. P Morgan is the head Lord  Brussey said "Lot us not loso our  national dignity in   unavailing    and  LOUD nitASSET.  groundless alarm. Our position as  a m,Ultimo nation is asstitcd beyond  the rout h of competition, and we  shall hold our position against all  coiners because we build ships moie  cheaply nnd with or without: foreign  crews sail them more cheaply -than  nny of our rivals."     /  China Orders Plows From Ireland.  A large ordci is at present being  filled b> au lush film of iron founders winch is supplj ing no^fewor than  15,000 It ish ljiade plowshares for use  in .China, says' The St. James' Gazette." Already sbme 3,000 of "theso  are on th'e'way tb their destination,  having been shipped from Dublin via  Liverpool. It is tho first ordor of  the kind ever placed in Ireland.  FIFTY ,-DOLLAR PANAMA IIA!  Columbia and Pent They are woien  of lite leaves of the seamless sctew  palm, which the Indians call the  Jipijapa (pioiioiincing it lnppj happy)  and which mitiiialis-ts call tho Culu-  dovlca palmatu  This" plant glows profusely in a  wild state all over the isthmus of  Panam-i, nnd cl--ewhoie in Columbia  in Ecuador and Peiu and to a con-  suiciablo extent on tho islands of  Jamncta and Potto Ilico The "caves  plaited lise a fan, ure borne ,on  three coincied stalks six to foui-  tcen foet high They are about four  feet in diameter and deeply cut 'llie  leaves aio gathoiod while young tin 1  stilt, and ti'o paiallel veins ate le-  moved, after whicli they aie split into shreds, but not separated at, the  stalk end, and immeised in boiling  water for a short time "and bleached  in the sun.  'Ihese ftbies, which are a half mch  th.c-h. nnd ujuid ot so in length, are  rolled by the weavers from oit her  edge, thus leaving no raw or exposed edges. 'Ihus _s pi educed a  round yard long sti aw This is  pressed out flat, when it is ready to  be woven by deft and skillful fingers.  The Indians sit on the ground in  front of their huts to work, the hat  block, a wooden spheie of the ��hape  desired, between their .knees. The  straw is pliable, iind every moment  they dtp it in water They begin to  weave from the centre of the ciown,  and their little cncular beginning,  which is the size of a ten cen* piece,  is called the.button.  Tho weaver can work by natuinl  light dining onlj the first hour of  daybreak and the last hour of twilight 'Ihiough the test of the day,  the sun is so warn, and the air so  dry that the fibtcs of tho palm become brittle and break in Iho weaving, but at dawn and at 'twilight,! ho  un ts suflicieullv moist to pet nut of  th'-.  making' c>-   huts  of  an. ordinary  fineness; though- the_c\lieiiiel_   lino  ones���those which cost for  instance  ��150���are woven by artificial licltt  Tbo real Panama,hat woven from  end to end by hand cun be made only by thoso born and broil to.the art.  Children are set .to work on .littlo  native hats of course plain fibre, us  soon as.they., nre five or six years oltl  They puisne the work daily,-advancing-each season to a fibre of liner  qiuilitv, and in twelvo or thirteen  years they are able:to mukopnnnmus  of a fairly good sort. The majority  never become expert enough, to  we-a-'e lite ISm-sl bats, which aro  produced only by ic-al at lists aiui-  niontlis of patient-ami painstaking  labor.  ui paviiiov, lonovTO  to bu lequestod to curtail his eloquence. ' Another historical event  was tlie bull given in the season of  I.sy(>-S7 by the oihceis ofthe Royal  Cieuadieis to the ladies of Toronto  in acknowledgment of tlie kindness  shown by tliem to the icgiment when  on active sti vice in the Noithwest.  Between 500 and 000 couples were  pic-icnt nnd the event was thus de-  stiibed���"Invited guests came fiom  fin- and near, and never before,had  thei c been such a gathering of lopie-  "���entiitnes oi fair Canada socially.  Cabinet Ministers from Ottawa, Manitoba, Kegina, N.W.T , Quebec, Montreal, Kingston, London, St. Cath-  aitneii, Halimv, NS, Brantford,  Itut no, Bulialo and Elmna, N.Y.,  Victoria;   B.C.  'Of the ladies' di esses it must  content us to say that as each one  came in view each appealed the better and all weie wonderfully lovely  creations."  Tifaity famous, political gatherings  took place in tho old building. Sir  ���lohn A Macdonal, Sir Chatles Tup-  pot, Sn Vt lift id Lautier Sit John  'Ihoinpson, Sir William "tlc'odith, Sir  Olivet Mowat, lion G. XX lloss, Mr.  I'dwaid Blake, Mr. J. P Whitney  und many mote have been heard  within its now demolished walls  For years it has been the homo of  the chrysanthemum show, of thc Sun-  dav temperance nu clings and of  in my othei assemblages of social or  pmlanthiopic wotkers  'Iho cost of the Pavilion was S10,-  7d0, the cost of heating, SG 000, tho  south conservatory, finished in 1881,  co't S1,5G8  But thc loss ot the building is not  felt so Keenly as that of tho conser-  \.\toiy 'Ihe building vvas out of  date, was told, diaity, nnd of poor  iKOi'slic  ptoperttes It  is  in    the  toiT-ctvutoiy that the loss is most  irep.it able Hero splendid palms,  tome of llum delated to be the finest in Amenta, have been ruined,  while tlie woik of jeais is now with-  e ed and dj ing 'Ihe plants destioy-  ��� d i icliide neatly all of those donated to the eitj by Sn David Ma<pher-  son Among those desttoyed arc a  pair of Lalania Botbonica palms  which have been long comeded to be  the fittest specimens''- on the conttn-  . nt \nothoi palm , that is ruined  'ias so atttactive to an American  i'tnist that he offered S-300 for it,  with a vifw ol exhibiting it at the  'anild's    Fan \  pair  of  Chinese  palms, vvnith S100, the cactus in  fiont of tne pavilion, have also been  distroved Some of the plants weie  over fifty jeais old  Mis ;uuday Kdltorial Harmons la the Mew  York Herald, Widely C. pied by Canadian >'ewspapern^.VVer�� VI ell Known  to Headers in This Couiitry~t<>mii of  the Work lie Did lu Various Lines,  Hev. Dr. George II. Ilepworth.who  died in New York.on Saturday, June  7, was well known by his work to  Canadians, especially to .those who  re-a.l bis entertaining, able and profitable idiloi-iul sermons printed in  Tho New York Herald on Sunday  mo nin^s  Dr. tle-pwoi-th wns horn in Boston,  l-'eii. -1, 18!'*i. He was of French de-  s-e-nl on his mother's side, some of  liis ancestors meeting the fale of the  popular leaders in the7French 'revolution who weie guillotined dining  the tci-iiMif teiror. Eaily in life he  wus destined by his mother to bo a  pi-L-ti'.h-.'r. 'fie .begun his.education at  llie .'Huston .Latin School'-and continued his studies at Harvard, graduat-  ii'j thcufiom in 1853. For two  }'<'li'rs also he was under the instruction of a tutoi.  ���'His lii-st charge was thu'l."n"tarian  Chin th at Nautili'et, vv Inch he occupied about two .vears-. lie then returned to O.inibi iilge. where ho studied lot sove1 al months as a lesident  giadtiate f In Deieiiiliei, 1S.">7, he  was called to thc'Church .of .the'.Unity 'then newly oi^aniiid in Boston,  and wus "instrumental in the build-  iiU of the ihuch tdifice His pastorate was \ciy successful and the  chunh .bocai'ue one of the most prominent and wealthy in Boston  At the outbreak of the 'war,, he exerted himself oh behalf of the.'U. S.  fedetal govctnment, both in thcpioss  and on.-the platform.'-..-,In 1802 he  joined, as aid de camp, Geneial  UnnsS' command in Louisiana and  remained South for a; long period  lie was appointed on the gencial's  staff, with supeivision of the fice  labor svs'em in Loui.'iana Hero his  services vvere veiy ui d.totis and of  great variety, aiid ."proved of much  value to tho stato and genciil governments  On his retui n, fi om the .South he  published a book lllustiativc of his  late expeiicnces, called, "Whip, Hoe  and Sword "   Soon after he began a  FS6&2  :Oriiiitl VaMer >iirnule.  At the recent Orange Grand Lodge  or fStitish Noith Amenca, only one  lia'iic vvns pioposed for Grand Mas-  tti, th it of Di T S Sproule, M P.,  of Markdalo Dt Sproule hns been  M, stipicnie command since tho deat  ot tho late Hon   N   Clarke "Vallacc!  I  1 he Vulue ���f Cut*.  Cats arc so commoiiiitowadays that  people.do ,not realizo their value, although they would soon do so if  thoy had lo getalong 'without them  for awhile and suffer from the pluguo  of vcriinii which would an ive  thiough uniestticted multiplying of  the pests whicli the pusses destroy  and drive aw it) So'late as the middle ages cats wero comparatively  scarce in Europe and .were, so.-higlily  prl/ed that any person who killed  .ono was obliged to pay. a,fine, This  penalty sometimes was required ,t,o  be paid in the shape of a pile ot  wheat big enough to cover the slam  animal when lt was held vcttically  by the tip of its tail, the nose touching the ground.  GnAXn MASTF.ll SPIIOttl.E.  und hits'-administered tlie affairs of  the order to the entire satisfaction  of the - nieiiibers. llo was rewamlcd  by the unanimous election to the  position whirh he hits occupied temporarily dining the last eight  niontlis.  Iretitliit: ti .spriiln.  The first thing to do with-' a  spialn is to upph water i,ns hot as  .(���iin be -.-.borne und repeat until the  pain is g-onc 'Ihe hot watet maybe  showered on the spiain, or wet cloths  may >be used if fiei|Ucntly tenewed.  /Ihe foot oi ankje can be convcnicnt-  Iyt iinincisoil, in the hot water. Tho  Uioxt thing Is lo keep' the lhjured  ptfrt thoroi'ighly warm. This is  done by winding it with wadding or  flannel. (The less a spiatncd limb is  used and tlle quieter it is kept tho  moie li'ely it is fo get well quickly.  fc^V *��& %%   Wta->wJ*��?��tt Jjft \  I I.I' '��� '��� I'll  LATr   REV  DB  GFO W   nrPWORTH.  highly successful lecturing tour  ihiough the coiiutty ��� which con-  tinit.o dining tho piesidential com-  piusn of 1804  Dunn; his early caieer in "os'nn,  Dr Hepwoith origin ued a system of  Sabiath evening ilisniuiscs i, the  theatres which have been continued  to this dny His until in? uneigj  found vent also in the establishment  in Boston of a piopiuutoiy school  for bnitanan ministers, which was  beeun without capital, and which  awed its lcmarkable success to his  efforts. This institution, becaino such  a formidable nval to the Ilaivaid  School of Divinity that oveituics  v\ete mado by that institution and  the former school became united with  the latter. In May, 1869, Dr. Hepwoith resigned his Boston pastorate,  whuh he had taken after his return  fiom the wai and accepted a call  to the Church of the Messiah, New  Yoik. foimeily under the chaige oi  the late Dr Samuel Osgood  -Here he continued until-1872,when,  ,one Sunday morning, ho surpuscd  'his congregation bv announcing his  convetston to tunitaiianism and immediately united with the Congregational churth His lcception by  'that body vvas most flattcting, twenty-seven lay and pastoi.il -delegates  being present, and the late Henry  Wat tl BeeJiei, at his installation,  giving him pcisonally the right hand  of fellowship Ciowds flocked to  'Steinwoy Ilall' to hear his sermons,  and soon afterward, he was'called to  the Ch.ueh of the Disciples, Now  York, wheie he pi cached befoie somo  of the .most clistiiiguishcc. men of ; the  times General Giant being one of the  congregation. The chinch at the corner of Madison avenue and Foity-  fifth stieet, built by his old patish-  loneis, was dedicated in 1873 and  .latterly was occupied liy.-Dr. Newman  now one of tho Bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Society Here Dr  Hcpwotth continued for eight jeais  v\lun his health gave) out nml ho  Went on a ttip to Huiopi' foi kcu-  pcrallon, passing most of his time  there- tinder the care of a physician  in Heidelberg, Germany  While time James Goidnn Ben  nelt tologtaphid lu lnm, nsktng him  to : tako charge bf the Irish famine  fund of 1880, then being collected In  America by The New- .York Herald  Aithblshop McC\ilj<> of Dublin, was  om! 'of the 'committee ln three  months Mr "Ivpu'bith was Instiu-  mentnl In rellev/n,' oyei lOO.OflOpei-  Suns, for wltiih pin pose ho h��-d tirl-  watd.'of *35,000 at his disposal, together wtththo special, warvirei .\of  thq Unite I 'States *fi igate Constfttf  tlin,   which had been   con'igned    lo  gunboats at the American's disposal  in which he visited personally many  of the   famine   districts.  On concluding his duties there, Mr,  Bennct requested him to take editor,  lal ch.nge of thc New York Evening Telegram, which position h<  filled for il'year, vhen he became ed'  Mortal writer on the New York Her>  aid, with wliich paper he has evei  since been connected. Besides tht  work abovo me-niioned Dr. Hep*  worth was the author of a book called "Starboard and Port," descriptive of a .voyage ��to Labrador, and  nlso bho vvith the singular . title oi  "I!!," a story of the transinigra?  tion of the sou;. He married in 186<  Adelino-A. Drupey  'llr. Ilepworth had a striking pcr>  snnulity and. a frank and, genial  maiiiiei-'. He delightiHl in all kind!  of sports and e-njoyed tl holiday ill  the country with thu zest of a boy ol  .Hi. -As ' nn-.orator,: he'was surpasscil  by few, although his editorial'dutiet  did not often allow him to follow  this bent of his genius.  ALFRED MACE.  Son of the Onco   l-'uuious.]*ue!llst Now *  Noted ItovivnliNt���On a Tour of  tin- World.  Aided  Mace,    the    noted  English  evangelist, is the son of the famous  British pugilist, .Join Mace, for many  yeai a, one of the best puze ling fightc  eis in tiio world     Mi    Mace is now  48 yeais old,  and   has    long    been"  known as a most eiirnest. and effective preacher of the New Testament,  He vvas conveited at the age of 17,  when. his father vvas tit the zenith ol  AI.FItKn MACE. HKITISH' REVIVALIST.  his skiM and icputatton as a master  of the manly ait ln October, 1900,  the pi rather and his wife left England for a tour of the world by way  of South Afiita and Austialia. Mr.  Mace is now on his ictuin homo Ha  ni oused great mtet est by his work in  California, and so piofoundly did tho  people lespond to his message that  lie icniuincd in San Fiancisco eight  months They havo amved at Chicago wheie he will nddicss meetings.  Jor a week or more    . j.  A DOVE AT ST. PAUL'S SERVICE,  SirXewls  Morris'' Poem:-on  the.Odd In  '.cldcnt of. Pence Sunday.  During the thanksgiving services at  St. Paul's, London, on Sunday.Juna  8, l')02, tho attention of many was  attracted by the piesence of a beautiful dove in the iioith transept,  which must have seemed to all who  saw it, a happ.v omen of peace after  the stot m and sti cs^ of conflict. The  London Times published the following poem by Sn Lewis Moiris, on  the intident ���  It vvas peace, r��les<��il peace, once again  Thnt those: jubilant voices would hymn.  For the ceaslug of sorrow- and pnln  The ejes of the people grew dim.  The deep organ pe*leil, by the sound  Of the- keen martial trumpets increased;  The thousands .were kneeling., around  IClng nnd noble, citizen, j priest  When, suddenly lifting my, eyes  To the glooms half illscovered above.  I lnnrketl with a start of surprise"  Tlie white wings of a hovering,ilove.  t  Blest-messenger, come to your homo!  It Is pc.i<e, blessed peace, once again.  And; Thou Spirit Ineffable come.  As at I'cnte-cost; come and remain.  St. Pierro's llenutiful   Women.  The women of St. Pierre, the fated  L city of Martinique, blotted out in an  instant by Mont Telee's fiie, wero  noted for their picturesque beauty.  Travelers say that for grace and  stateliness of carnage they were unsurpassed.  Their love of color,  too, was   the ,/  passionate fondness for bnghtncss of  <Wcristown)-vvatl}j3,5'0.0 bar^Js, ,ot  brcvidstuffs "While'thus engaged*Dr*  Hepwoith received tin^ny<t>t).en$n>H4.  from -'distinguished' Tngltsh ["eople,  ambnir,1wlionifiiwbrij-the>��uchos8. *�� ��i  Urailborough, piesidcnt of the English ltclief Boaid, and the Duke of  ���Rdinbuigh, then admnal on thc west  roust of   Ireland, who placed   seven  'A- ST. FIRRflR. WOHAV.  .all tho, races f\wn_ which they .sprung    \  ���trench",''fiidleA'Siitf negro. -Fashion   5  yeas, uuchivngiii^ .11), that once happy   v  c'lty.' x women" of' * the lower classes  ,.  Jgorg tu$implt*.gaiment-not Ainlikcftn^  empire gown," made with a gieat dea> "~  al fullness and drawn up under   the  girdle 111 such a -way as to leave the  limbs free.  ����  ll  ''k  CS^r%ff^t^'  _f_tB~_l   ^0_j___  ' t.  1.  iVV   WfSm  \  f  ftl THE INDEPENDENT.  SATIUKBAY AUGUST 2S, 1WB  n '.  i'i ?  I ji   *>  If X  n  lit i  i'-> i  r  i  ;i ,  ���i ������  '�� !  Ifl J  if-1  III- >  f!  bi j  l:'     I  THE INDEPENDENT.  PUBLISHED    WEEKLY IN  THE IN-  TEKESTS OF THE MASSES  THE INDEPENDENT PRINTING COMPANY.  BASEMENT      OP     FLACK     BLOCK,  HASTINGS STIIEET,  VANCOUVER. B. C.  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN  ADVANCE.  A week, 5 cents; mouth, IB conts; three  months, 35 cents; six months, 66 cents;  ono year, *L.2u.  convention of the American Federation  of Labor,  has had his tongue tied so  far as socialism ls Concerned, the print  ers having passed strong    resolutions  ojjalnst the tactics of the socialists.  P. J. Deane and Jas. Wilks wero  leading speakers at the public reception .tendered Brer. MunAdams on ills  return home last week. "Billy" got a  different kind of reception ut Sandon  from the one by the supreme court nt  Victoria.  ENDORSED BY THE TRADES AND  LAlloR COUNCIL. THE VANCOUVER UVBOU PARTY AND THE  BUILDING TRADES COUNCIL.  The Independent can always be had  at Galloway's book store, arcade.  The dltxpatchi-s says that the militia  mas culled out tu i>hoi>t the striking  miners down In Pennsylvania. You  never hear of the soldiers belnK called  out to shoot the owners of mines. T-h*y  tne till models���we ilon't think.  The by mil "And nre wo yet alive," appears now to .be tlio rofruin of the editor ot the- Ladysmlth Lender. We  haven't heard of hiin or seen his paper  for a dog's age.  SA'BUKDAY AUGUST 23, l'JD2  The next great event to enchain the  attention or thc woitkinff people ot this  u'ly .is the Laibor Day celebration at  Naiitilnio.  several of the presidents of the leading  companies In the United States find the  Dominion  of Canada,   including   Mr.  Charles M.  Schwab, president of the  United   States  Steel Corporation,  and  the International prcBlden-ts of the leading labor ibodios,  including'   Mr.  John  Mitchell, of the United Mine Workers,  and 'Mr. XV. A. Jackson, of the International Brotherhood of Electnlual Workers, nnd representatives from the great  rallwiiy .international la'bor unions. The  following are some of the  topics for  discussion:   "Economic   effcets   of the  eight-hour day," "The establishment of  the .eight-hour system, where, how ani  uihen."   "Docs purchasing    power depend upon the pi��l" table employment of  many7"   "The  ohlhl   labor    problem,  "Aitbltriutlon vs. Strike as a means of  settlement,"  "Competition  as    effect-id  by foreign manufacturers," "Protectloi  of workmen untl workwomen Iu tholr  employment,"   "Present -Hiatus of employers'  liability in 't'he United Stat?s  and the Dominion," "How to   improve  the home surroundings and educational  advantages of the working man."  $+*"''������ �� ��$$.�� .4)4) s i^ a o4)4)  It is to be regretted that tlie miners  of Nanaimo at this particular Juncture  in the history of tlie labor movement  in Canada has seen lit to sever Its connection with the 'i'itides and Lab.r Congress of Canada. Their main excuse  gWen to the public is that tlie advantages derived from the congress were  but few; that If their union .were allill-  ated with -some other organization, such  as 'the Western Miners' Union, or the  American federation of La'bor, in case  of trouble it would be from organizations such us .these that Jielp would be  derived. Thc work of the congress has  always been , of a legislative character, rather than an institution for  the purpose of caiTjiiivg on strikes.  There is nothing to prevent llie miners  of Nanalmo from joining the Western  Miners' Union or American Federation  ot Labor, and at tho saute time sending  ;i representative to our own national labor congress. President Ralph Smith,  of the Canadian Congress, is too well  known to make the excuse of the  miners stick, e.-i]>eclally on tha eve ot  the meeting of the congress. Whatever  may be the liwle local bickerings at  Xanalmo, the la'bor movement of Canada should not be .made to sufior thereby. The work of the congress since its  inception in 1STS, none will deny, has  been a nun vol for good. 11 has ibeeti  lnslruuA'.ilul In having placed many  beneficial laws on our stutiMe books,  which fact is .but the beginning of the  t-ilondld mission it has undertaken to  l .!il. We wive apace In this issue to  : .e correspondence on this matter,  i hope that they will 'be iperuscd ay  i    .- readers.  Sii-b.���Yes; the .public are admitted to  tho meetings of -the- socialists,, in this  city, on Sunday evenings.  The Trades and Labor  should m:i.ke lt a rule mot  President more than twice.  Congress  lo elect n  The salmon pack on the Colunt-  fj-'.a river ds 05 per cent, larger than th it  of Vast year.  FISHING CLOSES TO-DAY.  CURRENT OPINION-ALL SORTS.  The cQnifitlons surrounding the- death  of Pinnei-iin, which 'took place last K:-.t-  ut-day afternoon ln tho local jail,  should make the people of this city  blush. We. do not know th-it It is -in  indictable offence .lo be sick of a disease, for the treatment of which there  is no proper apartment in the city hospital. Nevertheless the unfoitunoit2  Finneran was .sent to Jail. Perhaps it  would have been quite different were it  know at the time that he had .40,000  coming to hlni. The authorities should  be held responsible In such cases.  An Injury to One is thc Concern of All.  The trade union Is a standing challenge to that miserable old cynicism,  "livery .man for himself, und the devil  take the hindmost."���Nanalmo Clarion.  Compulsory Arbitration.  Much is written against compulsory  arbitration, but where it has be;n given  a. thorough test It has .been found a  success. Surely it is worth a trial under such conditions.���Phoenix Pioneer.  Hocky Heads.  Tliere is talk of running the editor of  thc Sandon Paystreak for the leglsla  ture on the socialist ticket, ns if ho  had not 'had troubles enough. At least  he -knows what a 'Mac-'udani-ized load  is.���Phoenix Pioneer.  Not a Traitor.  Mr. Sum Gompers' address of the previous evening was the subject discttss-  'cd at :t recent meeting of the Spokane  socialists, and several of the speakers  tee-used Mr. Gompers of-being a "truli-  ir to tho cause- of labor." Fortunately  the writer had the pleasure of-hcarim?  that noted labor U-ader, and honestly  failed to perceive any utterances of Mr.  Campers nt that meeting which e-oitid  in any way-bo so construed.���Spokane  Ficemun's .lourn-il.  "William E. Gladstone, the "grand old  man," once -made this true statement,  and it is well to occasionally refer to  It: "If tt were not for organized labor, the working people would not begetting-vvith in a Ihird the wages they  do."  Wu Ting Fang, the Chinese minister,  has accepted an invitation to address  the union la'bor men of Biiighiimpton  r.n La'bor Day. This is -the tflrst Invl-  :j.tTon which has ever been extended to  a Chinese by a. labor union on a like  .occasion. -   A ipromlneiu man in Nanaimo labor  circles sa.!d the otlier day: "We always  make a, god of our representatives, th-;n  wc crucify them."  Max Hayes, a socialist, ot Cleveland,  elected as delegate from the International Typographical union to the next  Comparisons Odious,  if comparisons tire In order���and the  Ltidysinllh Leader makes them���Ihcn  .it Is but rail- to point out that Ralph  Smith for many years worked alongside the underground toilers of this  city, and'that with honor to .himself  and lis con fores he arose by ills sterling worth lo the position of responsibility wliich he now- so ably .tills. On  'Wie other hand Mr. llawthornthwa'te  began -his career as a politician, graduating from an oflice desk, and the  Leader has so .many times repeated the  rest of tha story of Mr. Hawthorn-  thwalte's career that It is not necessary  for us to reiterate.���Nanalmo Herald.  The canneries on the Fraser river will  close to-day. This .will mean 18 cent llsh  for -the llsihermen. The total pack from  all sources ls estimated at between S174,-  OGil and 275,000 cases. From this, Oiow-  c-vor, must be deducted 40,000 eases purchased from the traps, which places th-}  pack of fish caught In the Fraser river  at 235,000 cases, the lowest pack for  eight years. The next lowest trims.?:  river .pack was in ISIS, when 2.*i6,O0O  cases were put up.  This year the lishernien will he paid  on a basis cf ;^j,0(I0 cases, which will  mean that they will gel 18 ter.ts for  their Ilih. If tho pack had been 200,00')  the juice would have been 20 cents, bu:  according to the scaling agreement  from 200,000 -to ISO.OOO culled for IS cents  per lish. The pack for eight yeais on  the Fraser river was as follows:  ISiK���100,368 cases.  IS'IC���:Xi",'iS4 oases.  1SU7���800,430 oases.  1S5S���2_C,101 eases.  1S99���"00.385 cases.  .1000���:11G,3_2 cases.  ' "iJiK���0��I0,252 cases.  '  100-.'���approximately 2.15,0110 cases, plus  40,000 eases purchased .from the trap3.  GREAT NEWS  alf  Price  :; Sale of  Shirt  Waists  On Friday and Saturday only  we will offer every Shirt Waist  in the store at 'half price.  The Waists comprise all the  newest creations.  Sale will end Saturday night at  10 o'clock.  Sec window display.  170   Cordova    St.,   Vancouver.  We reach wherever the malls  reach.  ^fi.i.4f��..c4^.i..��|f' ��������" ��'������  " Are You Going Shooting on the 1st  You will find a full line of everything  necessary at  CHAS. E. TISDALL, 527 Hastings St  6#^^0QQi^^0 ���������������������������^���������������������^������0i#|>  Meeting.  : X LIST  :: Easily...  Lengthened  Till-; XV'AV OF TH'"? WOWLD.  "KIuks are only men," says a wise  exchange. Tev, indeed, and sometimes  they are only .boys.  Ragtime music has been prohibited on  the recreation piers in New York.   This  is another of iho horrible acts of the ro  foi mors.  F. O. E.���VANCOUVER AERIE, No. t,  meets Wednesday evenings; visiting  brethren welcome,    Bert Parsons, W.  P ��� 3. G. Ure, W. S., Arcade.  ABSOLUTE  OOMPRBKENBIVB  FAITHFUL.  GENUINE  INEXPENSIVE  PROFITABLE  RELIABLE  SAFE  SURE  TRUSTWORiTHY  9  it  it  if  i>  O.  <>  <>  o  <��  if  11  i l  i t  ���V,  i I-  i'  it  n  it  it  THE SNAKE.  Fea thc snake, tlie snake,  The viperous, wriggling snake,  Venomous, poisonous,   ecu  vengeance���incur-  iinte,  Endowed���lowest ot all   the reptilian   state.  EhK-nce of hate.  Despicable, meanest ot mean accursed���of all  Hci-urscl ���snake ��� vvriihcriiig��� vomitlug,  spitting stink*-'  And now Undo Sam will soon dre;s  his soldier boys In green. "Thu soldier  boy In blue" will soon be a thins i-f  the .past.  A  MlNNiBAPOLlS CONVENTION.  A national conivoalion ot employers  and employed vvill ibe held in Minneapolis, next month, commencing on Sept.  22, and terminating on Sept. 20, under  the auspices of tho Citizens' Conveii  tlon and  R"Bbt-iHour League,   thc ot>  Wlien it is announced that a woman  will entertain informally, lt means tint  she will buy Mtlngs ready made at the  bakers.  An optimist is a mun who thinks he  can take a few cheap tools nnd a iinjlt  door yard nnd keep his table supplied  with green stuff.  Sec the sunkc, the Mtitkc,  With tho-c liny shifting orbs,  'leivuu- of sttcli fascination as those scintillating eyes accord.  Foul tilth, permeating serpent,  Of all virtues not one is thine.  All limit canst givo is sting and Hliinc,- -  Thou foul Miakc, thou ever lurking.  Always shirking thing of liato, snake, snake.  ill.    ,  Stio the smike, the snake,  Tlie winking, blinking, ogling snake,  Loathsnine, thinking snuku, immutable snake,  Peeping, creeping, recking, sneaking snake,  Snake, sunkc. pernlc-ious, vile snake,  Thou malignant, ulcer supping sunkc.  Virus ,-miiting, hissing snake,  I'osioruus, virulent, odious snake, *  Bristling, seething, angry snuko.  IV.  Sec thc stiiikc. llie sunkc in human form,  Tutlii! reptilian, viperous species���was never  born,  Such mcancss, us thou hast acquired, or of such  low form,  As is by thou, human pevert woru.  Human snake, mischief-inaking snake,  Not so born, thing nf scorn.  The recoil of thy malignancy, terrible lis   It  '.    may be, will bo thy perdition,  All thou hast tlc-fumcd, falsely   blamed,   ills*  honored, to thein ami tioil make coutrltiou.  Image of man, cspoiiserof hate, pcrliilous,  deceitful, human sunkc.  ���K. 1.. Jordan, in Fedcratioiiist,  Of what other investment than Life Insurance can ail theoe adjectives be as truthtfullty descriptive! Any one or two place a security ln a high class; all combined make it noteworthy. Many  more might Justly be applied to Life Insurance���THB investment ot  the age.  UNION MUTUAL POLICIES are every whit in line'in' progrea-  slveneea, values andi privileges���contracts that not only aim to  protect but realty do in the minutest particulars. All tacts cheerfully furnished free. '  Daion Mutual Life InsuranceCo  PORTLAND, MAINE. '    Incorporated 1848.  Call or write (or particulars and plane  Head Office : 419 Hastings St. W., Vancouver, B.C.  J. E. EVANS, Piovincial Manager.  This 13 the last full -week of our removal sale, the 23rd being the Inst Baturday  on which to secure some of the best goods in thc market at greatly reduced,  prices. ' .    - '  Wo linvo picked out from our slock twenty suit lengths ot nll-wool Scotch  tweeds, ot which you can havo your choice for D>5 per length.  Also a line of ��rcady-to-wcar men's suits; former prices $13 to J20. Your  choice for jjtlO.  Another line, worth 1*10 lo $15 per suit    Tour choice for JftT-SO-  2.0 l'Blc CENT. niSCOUNT on all other lines ot men's nnd hoys' clothing  anil furnishings, except white shirts and' collars.  CLUBB   &   STEWAfeT, '���������'������-���  Telephone 702.  lf>0 Cordova Street.  People who have investigated the  mailer say that the swearing- habit Is  becoming more common than lt was a  few years ago.   So are automobiles.  They have just established telephone  stations all over the Alps.���Dally paper  Now, isn't this nice? "When they get  lost up theie now all they will have to  do will be to call up the St. Bernard  dogs.  Jeotii 'being to bring togother men und  women representing employers and  workers, who shall discuss in -a rational  niannct the various questions affe<;l1iig  capital and labor. Among those who  have pi endued to speak are: President  Roosevelt, the Hon. Oar-roll Wright,  Unlied Suites commissioner   of labor,  �����������������<������������������������������� �����������������������������������������������������  9 ' n  o  <>  o  it  "I  <��  it  o  o  o  <>  Tbe Jeweler and Diamond Picrcbant  CCB. fiRANVILU ANB HAftTINCft ft~"OTXT&.  These are worth 50c to $1, but wc arc clearing them out at 2Cc  eaoh. I  This announcement coming from Trorcy's of course can be depended upon���If you doubt it���corae In and see the goods.  Tour own eyes and your own knowledge of values will convince you.  Once upon a lime there were two  brothers. One worked himself to death  before lie was SO, and thc other, vvho  was lazy, did not work, but look care  of his health, and lived to inherit his  brother's money - T5.I.X.   WHAT SOCIALISM IS.  Thore is only oue Socialism���Socialists  differ us to what will be after biiciyss ih  won becaimo the working out of details  cannot be determined lieforeluind, but  fundamental principles are Melinite und  upreed io by all, viz.:  First��� Collective ownership und  control of tliu menus of production.  Second���Collective cnu I ml of distribution ho that there sluill !x> no pruliu  but all no to producers.  Third��� Direct power vchIihI in tlie  people through the rcfcrumltiii.  Fourth���All this di-pe-iident upon political victory by u working cIuhh Socialist party.���Colorado Chronicles.  A LYTTON ACCIDENT.  At Lytton last week un almost fatal  accident occurred. Five men, while running a cable across the Frailer river for  the gold dredging company, were  knocked Into the water by the bout upsetting. 8. E. Newey and Harold An-  tll, engineer und fireman of the dredge,  HOW TO OBSKKVK LABOIi DAY  Vancouver labor unions aro making  exteiifivc preparations for tlie joint  Labor Duy celebration which takes place  this year at siuiuiiiio. It is to lie hoped  thut every union in the city will recognize  the importance of doing till in its power  to make the occasion memorable, 'iiow  they appear���in dress ami in numbers  ���will lmve Hindi to do with tlieir  standing and power in this community.  No organization, no matter how small  can al'l'onl to neglect, its duty on the  coming holiday. This day belongs to  Labor.  Its observance depends entirely ujhjii  tlie interest manifested by the trade  organizations of tlie city. The day does  not lieloiig-lo.orgauizcil lii.b_o_r_tdone,_but  to the unorganized as well. It is a day  fur reflection und education as well as  for recreation and rest. Let not the day  be iiiriunpoli/.L'd by a parade uud sports  and games. It was given birth for  something better. Let il. fi'uch the  workers the necessity of organization.  Ixit it tell to them that the trade  movement means more than tin effort  for shorter hours am! higher wages, but  tlint with a closer unity of producers and  a concerted action cnu lie secured better  homes, u higher civilization uml greutor  intelligence.  May it teucli the isolated unions tlint  little can bo gained by "goinj* it alone,"  but by a closer union uud affiliation the  greatest good cun lie done for ull." The  ideal labor federation is on the "community nf interest', plan. It will carry  the motto, "un injury to one is the  concern of all."  Labor day tends .to distroy craft  jealousies, and encourages the cloaest  unity between the humblest laborer and  the proudest mechanic. Tha interests  of both are identical.  It ia to be hoped that the recursion  i m ini  il  Su|)|)[y  - From Their Nanalmo,Southfleld and  Protection Inland Collieries,  Steam, (ias  and  Blouse Coai  O! tho Following Grades:  Double Screened L-ump,  Run of the Mlno,  Washed Nut nod -  Screening*.  SAMUEL M. ROWNH, Superintendent. '  KVAN8, COLEMAN A BVANS, ARrntH  Vnn.-fiiwr city. R. C.  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 .      ..���...-.  and  SOO  PACIFIC  LINE  quickly jumped Into another boat and     ....�� ��. ��� -~r���   -.�����- a _ r^s^i^  rescued the men, why by this time were will be well patronized.   The boate will |   . A. O/KA.  w.*ll Into the etrong current. .  I Jeaye Vancouver at 8 a*m.  World's ������-  Scenic  Route  LOWEST RATES. BEST SERVICE  imtrerfal Limited  St Houra to .Montreal���Tuesdays, Thursdays nnd -Saturdays.  Transcontinental     Passenger   Train  loaves dally at 14 o'clock. '  ' Seattle and Whatcom Bxprem leaves  daily at 1.06 o'clock.  EMPRESS OF INDIA..   ..   ..JULY 28  TAR.TA.R ,.., :..A.UiCH~BT'4  HMPItEBS OP JAiPAJt .. AUGU8T 18  BAILINGS   POR   HONOLULU   AND  AUSTRALIA.  MOANA JULY 25  MIOWERA AUGUST 22  And every four weeks thereafter.  Por full particulars aa to time, rates,  etc, apply to  iaa txxjunm,  _ -.  Ttsktt AttaoZ,  | VouMMwr, B. C-  ����� Baatlncp 0t  B.C".  LTD.  Cor. Carrall and Hastings  . Streets.  iciSOiUtitcj  Works  IngMM*ter& and Bottlers  GOBETAVE.   ���PHON'IJ 7.*^.  80LE ACKNTO.- -   ,.   .     ,  Muaama ' SAOTJBDIAY ". 'AUGUST 23, 19-J3  THE INDEPENDENT.  (Hardware,  Stoves,   Ganges,   Etc,  35 Hastings Street- East.  P. 0. BOX 29?. 'PHONE I7��.  W. J. McMILLAN & Co.,  Whoumaik Agents fob  TUCKET CIGAR CO. UNION LABEL CIGARS I  MONOGRAM, MARGUEKITA,       -   BOOQUET,  OUR SPECIAL, EL JUSTILLO, -    '  EL CONDOR, 8ARANTIZADOS,'        SCHILLER,  Corner Alexander Btreet and Columbia Avenue, Vancouver, B. C.  ���99  ��������  oof a and Shoes  GO TO  >���. P. R. EIPOYEES PICNIC.  Th C. P. R. employees' picnic, which  took place mt Poi t Hammond last 3a:-  surday, will long-   be    remembered by  .those attending. The weather was none  too favorable, it having rained heaivily  the night before und the skiy was yet  ..overcast and   threatening.   The    pro-  ���gramme of sports, which   was a very  lengthy one, wus .pulled off without a  hitch,  by 3 p.  m., preparatory to the  open air dance. The lain, however, notv  began  to fall, and all the happy picnickers were compelled   to   lettive tlio  grounds   for   the   station   and, thereto   tn,-.  i louts.   The town liall was   procured  . for dancing, and the Sl\th (Regimental  band  furnished   the   music.   The   light  fantastic .was then kept up till -the time  ��� of departing at !> p. in.  ,A11 anlved safe  and sound   In  Vancouver a,t an  early  hour.   Much cietlit Is due to the ener-  w ,     X , ^,  getlc committee, \\ hlcli   worked   bolh  i .    i * -���      * *  early and late for some lime to make  the affair a success.   It comprised Wm.  Rae (chairman), Al E. Reeve'(secretary-  .treasurer),,J. "Wilson, -G. Chapman, J.  Lloyd, A. Fraser, Geo.   N'esbitt.   S. C.  Sykes was referee of the sports and the  .judges weie Angus Fraser, James Lloyd  and Geo. Nesbltt.   Geo. Chapman acted  as starter. Tho officials,  it is needless  .to add, gave .the best of satisfaction.  Football Match.  The spouts piogtamine started off in  I -earnest, when Referee Mclntyre called  time 'for the big lootball contest.   The  -.match was well contested, as the score  shows,   the  iionwoiker.s  winning -by 1  goal to nil.   The teams lined up as follows:  Iionwot-keis���\V. Root (goal), Rldlev,  tC. Matheson. \V. Coyle, XV. Allan, .  yi. Mi'Siren, tl. Reynolds, XV. Andieus,  .AI. \t6iker. T. Mattock.  Woodworkers���XV.    Witty   (goal), A.  .James.    C.    Malcolm,    J. Outran.    N.  11 Loughead, A. Hall. E. Mitchell. J. Mil-  ���ler. XV. Woods, J. -Mason, J. Allison.  'Foot Races.  Employee's lace, 100 yards���J. Hamilton 1. C. Malcolm 2.  ��� Men's race (open), 200 yards���H. Dun-  Kian 1. ��. Fleet 2.  Man-led ladles' race (C. P. R. employees' wives)���(Mrs. Jos. Lee 1. Mrs. Jas.  Jones 2.  Boys' race, 75 yards (12 yeais and under)���H. Forest 1, J. Fraser 2.  Girls' race, 100 yat-Js (16 years and under)���Miss E. Anthony 1, Miss F. Kirk  o  Young ladles' race, 75 yards���Miss E.  Anthony 1, Miss F Kirk.  Boys' race, 100 yards (lti yens and  under)���O. Moitlinore 1, H. Ray 2.  Girls' needle threading contest���Miss  A. Caldwell 1, Miss M. Robertson 2.  Old ladles' race, 50 yards���<Mrs. Jos.  Lee'1,'Mis. Jas. Jones 2.  Gills' luce (10 yeais and undei), .10  yaids���Dully Fnlr.l, Winnie Bruce 2.  Gills' lace (6 years and under), 25  yards���E. Ui-quliait 1, Haze! Deckered 2  Fat men's lace���C. W. Bolder 1, .T,  Fall 2. .    ,, ,   k   ,  Old men's race (73 yaids)���C. W. Bolder l, J. F.t,I 2.  AppienticLK' tace (100 yaids)���W. Allan 1, M. Walker 2.  Other Contests.   '  con-test���airs.  ���  Is a guarantee of good workman- ���  ship. Our Overalls will outwear ���  any others, and will keep their ��  shape to the last,     .   . <J  . Ask yonr dealer for them."'' -'     0  ���  ���-TlIE-p. . Q  e  (LIMITED.*.     ��� -, ��  The Pioneet* Union Overall Fae- ���  ,     .   . tory, of the West     ���  HAW'S BL9CK, WINV1PM, NAN.  . ��  ^���������������������������������������������������������^  9  i *  ���  [*���  I   ���  i-9  I   9  u  4  Ladies;   nail    driving  Thomas-'ll'Mirl'D'oyle 2.  Girls' .shoelneing contest���Miss E.  Maislinll 1, Miss L. McColl 2.  Sack race for .men���Mr. Sileox 1, H  McConnell 2.  Ladles' uoodsuivlng contest���Mrs.  Doyle ], Mis. Kobeitson 2.  Brand running jump���H. Duncan, 14  feet S 1-2 Inches.  Hop, step and jump���XV. Witty 1, II.  Duncan 2.  Running high jump���H. Flett.  The Tttg-of-War.  "When Greeks joined Greek* then was  the lug of "war."   So the woodworkers  f>  and lionwoikeis again met In friendlv  combat, and all eyes were upon them.  Once the Iionworkeis were within an'  Inch of winning.   It was close, but then  the woodworkers won.   Following were  the teams:  Woodwotkers-4Messis. Gilchrist, La\i,  Miller, Grieves,. Yates, Lee, Deckered,  Logan, Robeitson, Swan, Tlngley, Wilr  ton.   C. Curran acted as cu-plaln.  Ironworkers���Messrs., Andrews, Mc-  Curdy, Bowles, G01 don, Mathers, Mat'.i-  oson, Mclntyre, Reynolds, Fraser, Har-  wood. Marshall. Root (captain).   Baby Show.  Baby contest (handsomest baby under 12 months). This was a .most Interesting event.va. Urge number of entries  being .made. 'All competltois were good  nntured und realized that but one could  win the trophy. Those veteran judges  of beauty, Messrs. T. Reed and XV, Little had their task cut out for them, and  wished that about 40 prizes could bs  given. Before they were half thiough  they teallzed that truism, '"babes hitth  Judgment .shown whon" Judges hav  been Imbes." In short they weie up  against the "real thing," They retlrad  after shaking hands with all the babies  present, from the platform to the bush  near by, to talk about the wee .pretty  faces. It .was not long 'before a courter  bold appeared and announced amid- applause that 'little May Gordon, the  daughter of Mrs. Chas. Gordon, 313  Hastings street, won the prize.  Baseball. ., .���  ���'B&saball contest���Woodworkers' vs.-  Iron Workers. Tbe play Was good and  at tlta'es'.ftwt; the'lronworke'rawlnninj  by a score "of 9 to 7.  S. Sykes was umpire. ��� The 'teams were: '-    ,  Ironworkers.                      Wood/workers.  B. Root... First ">aae..W. Andrews  J. Hamilton Catcher....C. Mlalcolm  F. Fletcher...Secondbase.N. Loughead  E. Tlmmins....Third base....D. Doyle  J. Hamilton Catcher C. Malcolm  F. Yendle Pitcher J. Curran  H. Flett Short-stop....C. Matheson  W.  Allan Right Field....J.  Yates  A. Rattley Left (Field..T. Mattocks  C. Gordon....Centre Field...W. Whltty  Notes.  A brute of a man said that wood-  sawing was domestic work and woman's aphere anyhow.  The football players announce that  they arc ready to play all comers with  a picked team ft om the Ironworkers and  woodworkers.  The football match was refereed toy a  distinguished old-time player. J. Mclntyre played' In the old sod with the  winners of the great champlonshlp'ser-  lcs a few years ago,' Vale of Leoen vs.'  Renton, ami what ihe' doesn't know  about football���well, it's not worth  knowing.  You ought to have seen the ladies'  woodsawing contest. The small boy  was there, and he called out, "Boy9;  here's your chance for a wife."  In lieu of bucksaws, hand cross saw.3  were used by the ladles in the wood-  sawing contest, and two ladles were  noticed with rip sa-ws, but nevertheless  they made the sawdust fly.  Charlie Gordon was the proudest man  on the grounds. His young daughter  captured honors In the ibaibles' beauty  contest. ' -  "Billy" Rae makes a good floor manager.  Engineer Clouston was noticed In the  mazy waltz. He says he's up on himself as a dancer.  Mayor Stacey welcomed the picnickers and assured them that Port Haiin-  mond was strictly prohibition, and this  proved to be no joke.  Tho committee wish to retui n its sia-  cere thanks to the liberal donors of the  pi!zes.for the sports. ' ,  Tack, tack, tack-a, ta-tack, the hammers cracked. The ladles driving nails  in a long plank was a marvelous exhibition of feminine skill. Of course some  will" lose their flngrer nails, but then  a little thing like that don't cut much  Ice. Each lady had six nails and one  had seven to drive. Some laid them all  together on the giound, and some put  them iin their mouth, while others hold  them in ithelr hand.  NANAIMO!  September I9 9��2  GRAND EXCURSION  Under the Uspices of Vancouver Trades  and Labor Council.  PER STEAMERS YOSEMITE AND JOAN.  Adults, $1.50.   Children, 75c.  JOHN CROW, Chairman. T. H. CROSS, Secretary.  Union Directory.  TBB ".VANCOUVER TKA~>E8 AN~~T  Labor;Council meets first and tfeif#  Thursday in each' month,' at "'-30 p. 8k--  President, W. J. Lamrick; vice-pres.tfcert.  F. 3. Russell; secretary, T. H. Cross; fl��-'  andal secretary, j. T. Lllley, treasurer."  C. Crowder; Bergeant-et-anns, c. *.  Salter; statistician, J. H. Browne.       . ��  BUILDERS' LABORERS FBDBBAl*  Union. No. 33, Vancouver���Meets every  Thursday evening at 8 o'clock, in roofn.  No. 1, Union hall. President, Fred. Co�� -  llns; secretary, G. Fame, 533 Gore avenue; delegates to Building Trades Council, G. Payne and John Sully.  COUNTY   COUNCIL    WORKING-  CLASS DWELLINGS. ''  The London Council's 'working-class  dwellings and the Parker street lodging house comprise ithls year ~,"1 tenements, S3S eottages, and 324 cubicles,  providing accommodation lor a. total of  15,032 persons, whilst those mentioned,!a  the previous year's accounts comprised  2,041 tenements, 305 cottages and 321  cubicles, providing accommodation for  1'2,1'JB jiersons. .  The itntal gross Income for the year  amounted to ��5S,0SS -Ijs. Cd., and of this  ��53,~13 Its. -Id., or 91.S3 per cent., wa-"-  requited 'for outgoings during the year,  as against 91.70 per cent, required dining tihe year 1900-1. Theie ^s thus a surplus balance' on tlie year's -working of  ,C 1.7-13 ls. 2d.  After ipaying for all repairs that have  become necessary to maintain the dwellings in a pioper condition, a sum oi  ��11,10.1 12s. remains to the credit of th?  ropatts and renewals fund, as compared with a sum of ��8,934 l��s. 2d. last  year. This fo.-ms a good reserve to  meot the .hen let- eNpe'isos under thin  head, which may be expected as t'ie  dwellings 'become older.  -In some ten cases difficulty has been  experienced In lotting tenements, notably at Battersea Bridge buildings, but  on the whole the average loss of rent  -by empties has been comparatively  small._= =   LABOR I-N THE OLD SOD.  Apparently the labor unions In South  "Wales, Great Biitain, are   at   piesont  engaged in one of the severest struggles  in their history, and one that Is of vital  Inteiest to unionism    throughout   the  woild.  (A correspondent   gives us the  following extract from a letter he has  just received from a large  and veiy  'wealthy shipowner in South Wales, and  wherein its writer says:   "There Is  a  great action 'by the coal owners agalnsi  the Miners' Federation, claiming ��70,(Wfl  ($3.10,000) as these fellows were stopping  work occasionally by the order of the  executive.  -If the coal owners pull this  oft it will revolutionize Wales unionism,  that is if they can secure their funds."  It is amusing to note the arrogant manner in which those old country capitalists icfet- to  any action of organized  labor and the wonder they display that  "such fellows" should    dare   to lebef  against them.   Verily at no distant dale  will   they  be   rudely   awakened.   The  sympathy of organized la'bor throughout this 'Dominion will be extended to  t'he South Wales Miners' Federation In  theii struggle, although in view of the  recent decision by the house of lords  .in tlie Taff Vale Railway company case  It is difficult to see how they can successfully  leslst.   It would seem  as  if  South Wales Is to be made the theatre  of many contests of absorbing interest  to trades unionism all the woild over  Without doubt one effect ot,these actions will -be  to compel    the working  men  to devlsa a way by which 'they  may enter the realm of practical politics,    without    interfering   with    their  piesent otganizations, and so obtain le-  strlke to gain better conditions and a  fair wage. , ,  Last week it -was announced ,by the  citizens' ��� committee of, New Haven,  Conn., that they regarded the tiolley  strike as -practically settled. The oillcers of the company decided to retain  the discharged men and the strikers  agreed to return to work if the company would agree In "the future' to meet  a committee of the employees.  The carmen's ordinance of San Francisco, -which forbids local companies  placing their cars In charge of conductors, grlpmen or -motormen not of pro/'  ed competency, has Anally passed- the  Board of Supervisors .by a Tote of 12  to 3.  President Mitchell has consented to  serve on the board which will arbitrate  the differences between the Scranton  Electric railway company ��ind Its employees. ,   ,  JOURNEYMEN BARBERS'  INTERNATIONAL   UNION,   No.   120-Presldcnt.  Fred Hawc; vice-president, J. A. DlbdeuJ'  correspoiidliiK-flnunciul  secretary,  J.  A.,  Stewart, fil Cordova St.; recorder,   E. H.,  Goodmurphy;     treasurer,     G.     Bower?  guide, A. H. Lcguu; guardian. G. Bow- ���  ������rs: delegates to T. R L. Council, j. A.  Dtbden and Fred Hnwe.   Meets first and  third   Wednesdays    of each   month    lo.  Union Hall.  WAITERS AN'D WAITRESSES UNION.  Local No. 28. President, Charles Over;  vice-president, A. N. Herrlngton: secretary-treasurer, J. H. Perkins. Meeting  t-\ety I rltUy evening at 8.30 o'clock In'  Union Hal!, corner Homer and DunsmulC  streets.  VANCOUVER TYPOGiRAPHICAL UNION. No. 226. meets tho fourth Monday,  in each month nt Union Hall. President,  C. S. Campbell; vice-president. H. W.  King; secretary, s. J. Gothard; P. O. too*  IiO; treasurer, Geo. Wilby; sergeant-at-  arms. A. F. Arnold; executUe commit-'  tee, I". W. Fowler, G. E. Pierrott, W.  Brand, Robt. Todd: delegates to Trade*  and Labor Council, W. Brand, S. J. Gottv  ard, F. W. Fowler.  STREET RAILWAY MEN'S UNION���  Mocts second and fourth Wednesday ot  each month, In Sutherland Hall, corner  Westminster Avenue and Hastings Stiwet  at 8 p.m. President, H. a. McDonald;  vice-preBldent, John Gardiner; secretary*  A. G. Perry; treasurer, H. Vanderwolker;  conductor, Geo. Lenfesty; warden, D-. '  Smith; sentinel, J. Dubberley; delegate*  to Trades and Labor Council: H. A. Mo-  Donald, j, C. Barton, C. Bennett, Robt.  Brunt and A. G. Perry.  The amount of rent wmtten off as irrecoverable represents only 10s. p--r  cent, of the rent receivable.  The .accounts show that, taking one  year with another up to date, there Is,  as a whole, no deficiency on Income "account as a lesult of the Council deciding Itself to erect and manage dwellings; that Is to -.-ay, the balances In  hand ln respect of all the dwellings ni-(>  now f>uch that all ptevlous contributions from the rates might be repaid  and thc accounts would still show a  surplus-balance.  Since the end of the year six new  buildings have been opened, affording  accommodation for 1,214 persons.  STRIKE SETTLED.  'At o. meting of the Boilermakers' and  Iron Shipbuilders' union, held In Labor  hall Monday night, at Victoria, the recommendation of tlie committee which  met Mr. Seabrook, manager of the Albion Iron iWorks, t��is adopted, wliicn  means that the strike lias ended, an 3  hereafter the -boiler sliopa of the Albion  will *e known ��s uttlon shops.  lief from their oppiessois.  PLAN TO   END COA'L   MINERS'  STRIKE.  President Roosevelt has In his hands  a jiian submitted by Martin Dolphin,  former -president of tlie International  Order of Railroad and Commei cial Tel-  egiaphers, by which Mr. Dolphin thinks  the strike ln the anthracite coal region  could .be ended. Piesldent Roosevelt  has leferred the matter to the attorney  general's department.  This plan is to have the government  exercise the right of eminent domain  and seize a certain number of the mines  and operate them for the purpose of  taking out all the hard coal required  by the'government in its various buildings, on the ships of the navy department, and for,all othei governmental  puiposes.  'Mr. Dolphin contends that the right  ot the government to intenveae In a  sti Ike which Interferes In any way with  the governmental functions was proved  by President Cleveland's action in the  Chicago strike of 1893, when he ordered  out United -States tioops to keep the  strikers from interfering with the  tianspontntlon of the malls.  In theipiesent case intervention ofthe  kind tie advocates, Mi. Dolphin says,  would alto break the backbone of the  strike -by forcing the operators to resume work in all  tho mines.  STREET R'AILWAYMEN.  An effort to organize n union among  the street car men of St. Paul resulted  In the dlschhrge of many men. Spies  weie employed by the company to gi^i  the Information.  ��� At Youngstown. O., thc men of the  Mahoning Valley street car lines, from  Warren to ' Edinburgh, organized recently. '  A souvenir history of the recent strike  of the street railway employees of 9an  Francisoo hate been Issued by the Street  Carmen'a'unlon of that city. It reviews  In detail the" provocations under the  Vlning management of the Market  'sfle'et' railway, which f.rced the man  to organise and   ultimately   order a  UNION CIGAK FACTORIES.*  'PonowJngr is o. Itet of the Union cigar factories In British'Columbia who  use the Wue laibel:  W. TieUen, No. 1���Dlvisibn No. 38,  Vancouver.  Kurtz & Co. No. 2���Division No. 38.  Vancouver.  Inland Cigar Manufacturing! Company, No. 3���Division No. 88, Kamloops.  B. Wiilberg & Co., No. 4���Division No.  38, New Westminster. ,   . ,  T. Wtojosltock, No. 6���Division No. 28,  Vancouver.  " Kctaivna Shippers' Union Company,  'No.' 8���Division No. 38, Ketowna.  Wright Bros, No. 9���Division No. 38,  Rossland. *  Kootenay Cltgar Manufacturing Coin-  ifcuiy, No. 10���Division No. 38, Nelson.  MeLns & Johiuioii, No. 2���Division No.  37, Victoria. ,     .'  M. BOntiley, No,. B���DlvHsion No. 37,  Victoria.  'Island Cigar Faet��ry| S. Norman, No.  S-DdviBion No. 37, Victoria.  iProWnoe Oigar Oo., No. 7���Division  No. 37, V"ctort��u  A. SWlmoter & Sons,' No. S���Division  No. 37, Vlllctoria.  P. Gable, No. 9���Division No. 37, Na-  nalmu>.   .   ,  J.< Lery. No. 11���Division No. 37, Victoria.  ai. J. Booth, No. 14���Olyleion'No. 37,  Nanalmo. ' ',  C. G". BeOmsen���Division No.'37, Victoria. ,  T.  F.  Gold,  Capitol Cigar  Factory,  No. 12, Victoria, B. C.  Harris & Stuart, No.' 5���Division -No.  38, Revelstoke. ���     ���  J.   Maj-tln,   No. "7���Division  No.   38,  Sandon.  Fhelin & McDonough. No. 12���Dlvis-  UNITBD    BROTHERHOOD   OF   CAR-'  PBNTHRS   and   Joiners���Meets   every.'  second and fourth Wednesday In Ua!oi��  hall, room No. 2.   President, A. E. Coffin;'  vice-president, Joseph   Dixon;   recording!-"  secretary,  Geo.  Dob-bin;-'Ilnancial secre-,  tary, J. M. Sinclair; treasurer, J- Ferguson;  conductor, G. Flngley; warden, G.  H.  Blair;   delegates  to   the  Trades  an*  Labor   council,   R.   Macpherson,   3.   M-  Sinclair,  Geo.   Dobbin. Jos.  Dixon,  Geo.  Adams; delegates to the Building Trade��.'  Council, m. McMullen, Levi C. DeWolfe.  INTERNATIONAL ORDER OF BLACK-*  SMITHS, Vancouver Union.   No. 151.���  Meets the first and third Monday In each  month at 8 p. m��� In Union hall. Homer '  street.   President, Robert Gray; financial  secretary, George Nesbltt,   1207   Homer'  street; recording secretaij, d. Robinson,-'  box 37,,-Vancouver,  B.  C.;  delegates to<  the Trades and Labor council, Wllllan*  Latham, D. Robinson, R. Edwards.  TEXADA MINERS' UNION. No. 113. W. .  F. M��� meets every Saturday at 7 30 p.  m. In Forester's Hall, Van Anda. Presl- '  dent, D. Jones; vice-president, P.  Burt;. <  secretary,    A.  Raper;    treasurer,  H. V.  Price;   conductor, E. Embieton; warden,  M. Halliday.  INTERNATIONAL BROTHKRiHOOD 0&'~  i Electrical   Workers,   Vancouver  Local,  No. 213���Meets second and fourth Tuesday  ln each month ln Union hall, room No. 4.*  President,  Geo.   Cowling;   vice-president,  R.  P. Irwin; recoidlng secretary. A. D.  Ilotson,  G3T, Richards    street:    financial-  secretary, John Dubberley.  dGAJftMAKERS' , UNION NO. JSJ--:  Meets the flrst Tuesday In each montbr  ln Union Hall. President, A. Koehel;''  vice-president, P. Crowder; secretary,  G. Thomas, Jr., 148 Cordovi street west;  treasurer, S. W. Johnson; sergeant-at-~"  arms, J. W. Brat; delegates to Trade*'-  nnd Labor Council, J. Crow, C. Crowder..-  C   Nelson.  THE    RETAIL    CLERKS'    INTERNA-  > TIONAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION"'  meets   In  O'Brien's Hall, ,tho  first audi  third Tuesdays of each month.   D. Mo-  Lean,  president; W.  J.  Lamrick,  secre���-  tary. 2W Princess street. ' ;  BROTHERHOOD, OF PAINTERS AND'.'  DECORATORS, I^cal Union No. iss.  Meets every Thursday In Labor HalL.  President, W. Pavier; vice-president, W-  Halliday; recording secrotary, II. Crush,-1  TC7 Eighth avenue, west; financial secretary, A. Gothard, S22 Howe street; treasurer, H. MeSorley.  JOURNEYMEN TAILORS' UNION OF\  AMERICA, No. ITS ��� Meets alternate  Mondays In room l, Union Hall. President, F. Williams; vice-president, Chas.  Whaien; recording secietary, H. O. Bur- '  rltt; financial secretary, Walfred Larsons'*  treasurer, W. W. Toombs; sergeant-at-  arms,  J.  MoPherson.  Ion 38, Nelson.  Hunt, Cambie street.  Morgan, The Tailor, Granville street.  Dan Stewart, Cordova street.  Cluhb & Stewart, Cordova street.  , W. Murphy/Cordova street.  MaRae & UcDonatA, Haatings street,  east  TS. tureen, Hastings Street.  J. Cairelll, Cordova street.  Blmnn a\ Oo., Cordova street.  Johnson & Higgins, Cordova street  S. McPherson, Cordova street  MAKR A MOTION' AT THE NEXT  MEETING OF* TOUR UNION, TO INSTRUCT TH^'SbCRTARY TO OOM-  MUNIC_fiTB THIS NBWiB CONCERNING YOUR CRAFT TO THB INDB-  PENDHNfC  INTERNATIONAL    ASSOCIATION   OF.  Machinists.���Beaver   Lodge,   No.   182.���"  Meets second and   fourth Wednesday St>  each month In 'Union hall.   President, .1. ���  Arnell:    vice-president,    J.  tt.   Edwards;  recording secretary. A. J. Thlrtle. address. -  Vancouver P. O.; financial secretary, H.  3.   Llttlicr,   573  Hastings    street,    erjit;  treasurer, E. Tlmmins; conductor, S. H.  Bossisstow; guard.'F. Coughlin. " .  VANCOUVER     FISHER MEN*��  Unlon,   No.   2���Meets   In    union    hall.'  Homer street, every Saturday, at 8 p. m-  Steve Dames, president; Chas.  Durham,  secretary pro tem. ���  # -  JOURNEYMEN  BAKERS'   AND* CON-''  FECTIONERS' International Union ' of  America. Local No. AS, Vancouver, B.C. ,  -President. T Baxter: vlce-pre->ident, J.  'Ingles; recording secretary, F. W. B.ir- -  tie; financial secretary, M. MacLean. 2169  Westminster Avenue, Mount Pleasant;  corresponding secretary, J. Webiter, 2JM4  Westminster Avcuc. Mount Pleasant;  treasurer, J. Wilkinson.  Tbe BaBmoral  .MAKES A erscui.Tv OP . .  o    dot's special liqueur, mso ��� ���  o     HUNTS Block UNUqOWMHtt.  -LARGE STOCK OK���  IMPORTED ANIJ DOMESTIC  . Clears.  R. B. Mulligan & Co., Proim.  COMIEB COUIOVA 1HI> CAMUI.L.  The'   "��-<  ��� MEMW EIK'  the Only Up-to-Drte Grill Boom  which in ItaeU is a gnsnuitee  EteTt  laB. _.  ���   eI��FlnW3UM Hotel andReitatvint  SeymoUrStreeet,  Advertise in The Independent  ."_____  *.  I  ���M im  fill  thr  $  bfy  if. ���  ���f   'J  ii  ,1  ft?,  B  hi 1  I  1 i.  !   5  toi'J.rftf-ftiilWA-A*A'  THE FIREMAN'S  1      ...WOOING  The  3  Chose  BBtory of a Girl Who \%-  sse Not "Wisely. J.  ^llVllMtlV""?'^"'?*11^  "sit here, please," said Fanny as she  stood with ber sbapely linnds upon the  back ot a cbalr that she had drawn a  little way out from tbe table. It wm  tbe bonst of tbe proprietor tbat he hnd  the handsomest lot of waitresses on  the rood,7 and the queen of the collection wns Fanny MeCann. That's how  she happened to be head waitress, for  tbo could not know much of the business. Sbe bad come to the place partly because her widowed mother was  poor and partly to gratify a.consuming  desire to pose as the prettiest girl  there, for she bad been consulting her  mirror.   ���  Tbe fireman frowned, but took a scat  next to tbe proprietor of tbe Mint Ju-  ��� lep. Tbe fireman's face, newly washed and hnrdly rubbed, glistened In the  glare of the electric light and the  same light played upon tbe Jeweled  hands and Immaculate shirt front of  the Julep man. The fireman bowed  coldly, nnd the other, feeling a certain  , superiority In tbe matter of dress and  personal appearance, smiled.  The bend waitress, taking a position  at one of the windows, stood looking  at the two men, both of whom had  made love to hor. Sbe had purposely  seated thoni so ns to get their facesin  one frame, as It were, for she bad been  unable to forsake one nnd cleave to  the otlier. Sbe respected the fireman���  ehe had loved hlni once and bad acknowledged oit, to blm���but she was  dazzled by tbe handsome, well groomed proprietor of the Mint .lulcp. Once  or twice the fireman ventured to look  tip, but each time be saw ber gazing  upon bis rival, and bis henrt wns filled  ���with dread.  "What time shall I call?" he asked  as Fanny banded hlni lils ticket.  "Not before 9.   I detest being first hi  a ballroom."  "Suppose we say 8:30?   It will be 0  by tbe time we reach the ball."  "Nine," said Fanny, nodding at the  'Julep, ninn'ns he passed out with his  chinchilla thrown gracefully over his  shoulders.  "But I'm on the reception committee  "That's too bad."., said Fanny, with  provoking carelessness.  "Oh. I don't know.' Where there are  ��o manv smooth runs and pmootb runners there must always be a few  wrecks nnd failures."  Fanny yawned and ended It with n  forced, half apologetic laugh.  "Fanny." snld the fireman,   I want  to ask you one question, before I go,  nnd I would like a frank. ���. honest on-  swer."  "Well?"  "Do you love me?"  "I hnve said tbnt I did.' .  "And you hnve nlwnys shown that  you do not" .  "Then why do you bbIc me.'  "For your answer.   If you can say  trutbfiilly tbnt you love roe now. I  shall trust you." . .,  "Oh, you don't need to trust, me_"f  you don't wnut to! I nm sure I never  asked you to.   Good night!"  "Fanny," exclaimed the fireman ns  he stretched bis amis over the gate,  ,"ls this tbe end of my dreams?"  Tbo .girl twisted the littic gold engagement ring from her finger and  thrust It across the gate. Now the  fireman wondered that he hnd not noticed till now tbe beautiful diamond  that sparkled even lu the pale moonlight  *    .. �� ������    *       ��       ���    '.�����.'.'.��  Fanny bad Just returned from the  little stony graveyard tlint had grown  up witb tbe town. Her husband, the  Hint Julep man, was no more. His  light had gone out lu the midst of delirium, and bis body had been scut  back cast to bis people.  Suddenly she caught sight of some  men carrying a man on a stretcher  from the train across the river to tho  hospital.  "Engineer hurt!" shouted n freckled  boy, going past tho cottage proudly  spreading the news.  "'Who Is it?"  "Dunno," said tbe boy, without slowing down.  "\'es, It's him," said Fanny's mother,  coming back from one of the neighbors. "Caught under his; engine; leg  broken and badly scalded."  Fanny put her chin In her hand, and  the tears began to run down her pale  face. If only she could go to him.  But sbe had no right Besides, be  might not cnre to have her. She bnd  scon him but once since tbey, parted In  the moonlight nt the gnte. That was  tho dny ber baby was burled.  It was a week later that the kind  hearted surgeon allowed her to visit  the Injured man.  NOT WORK. BUT WORRY.  �� l. not work. "N" tlle w��rt5''  1n.�� wrTkl�� th. .moot!., lair ��.<*,  Th" 1.S BW hair. ��.th th. iu**  And robs ll* form ol It. K����,  That dims the luster and ��*��-�������  Ol eye. that wore one* ��o '���right.  But now arc ��<"��>��� and ��o".'>��d  With a wear}'. dMlwndcnt Ught.  . It it not the work, but the worry,  Tliat drive, all sleep away, ������-.  Ai we toss and turn ami wonder  About thc cares ot the day, : ���  'Do ��e think ol Iho hands' hard labor  Or lite sl<l�� "I ��'e U'��> '�����''"  Ah, nol   Hut wi- plan Mid l>'��idcr  .   How to nuke Loth ends meet.  . It i. not the woik. but the worry.  >    Tliat make, us sober and fad.  That makw.u.' iiaram-and Kirdhl      ,  When we >l'"l-l be <-h.-er.v an.1 platl.  Time's a ��liad.n��- l-ftt(ir.- the M��iill��ht  Ami evtr a 'h'ii- in '-hi' !'���'��������;  Tlio tei-nt ot 'hi' '  Tin- notes cl tl,  , tunned,  ;in- untrue.  ."ill. but the worry, .  tl.e world (irow old,  tlio ji-ms nt i-.h children'  ir story is lo'i.l,       llieir iiiiili In li.-nvetr  And tin* wiiumii ot l.o,.'j. i.t.iu |,lan.  All. 'iii iml the Wort. Iml llie worry,.  That breaks tlio, lioml ul"i:ia:il"     ' iu.  ���Intl.. May IVa in .Soniiuille Jourr  It Ib not the  Thai llii-ko.'  Tliat mitiil.tl  lire liailill'  Tbat m  ,..���-���-���-���-��-���-���-���-�����������-���  .&*-.-.--.-+. t-t-��-��*o-.t��;:;  A NEW  HEROINE  ENGLAND  She Ay cul'i Not ~^��> but  Prevaricated to Gave ���..-  n Life.  ..l-goi-."*-*..^  Then go and 'reccp' and come back  for me. I shan't leave the house be  fore 0.   My. how gny you arel"  The fireman went out with a heavy  heart Fanny was getting on. She  hnd not used such language to him before, and it cut lilm to the quick. He  remembered how be had begged ber to  keep out ot tho eating house and tried  to' hint to her mother thai the place  wnB full of lures.  "It's only a short step In the direction of danger." ho said. "A. public  dinner room, camp meeting, the skating rink, nnd"���  "Stop," said Fanny's mother. "I will  not have you him even that Fanny ls  capable of being bad."  And so the fireman had been powerless to prevcut the pure young girl  from putting herself In this position.  Promptly at 0,o'clock be called for  Fanny. She would be out in a moment, ber mother said.  During the half hour In which he  waited for the expiration of a woman's "moment" the fireman noticed a  number of new pieces of furniture;  also be noticed that Fanny's mother  was a little reserved. Fanny herself.  While amply deliberate, was Irritable  end nervous. Conversation Becraed to  go slowly .with them, like:���. a henvy  train on an up grade.  When tbey entered the ballroom, the  fiddlers were already fiddling, and they  fell   ln  line  for  the  opening  walk  round.  Over ln one end of the hnll there was  ,  a bank of plants and ferns, loaned by  -leading citizens for the firemen's annual hall, and Jnst In front of the oaslB  stood the Julep man. Immaculate as  ever ..and wearing the only evening  dresB suit In the room.  Be was radiant and all the more so  by comparison, for not a few of the  respectable suits worn by the firemen  and their, friends were beginning to  take on tbnt unmistakable shine tbat  ���comes with age. ._   ."Oh, Isanc," exclaimed Mrs. Wblf-  stlne to her husband, "what a beautiful young lady!   Who ts she?"  "She ees not what you sny���a lady.  Bhe Is waitress from zee eating bouse"  "And who Is tbe handsome gcntlemnn writing on her enrd?"  "He ees not one gentleman, niy denr.  He ees ze proprietor of zc Mint 'Ulcp."  Now Mrs. Wolfstlne mnrveled thnt  . this wan should lie there dnncltig with  tbe daughters of tho best families In  the growing western town.   Rut why  should' be not bo there?   Every fireman on the division had sold or tried i  to sell him a ticket for the annual ball.  Tbe fireman wns surprised upon taking I'nnuyls card to find thnt bis rival  bnd alrendy written upon it  A half nn hour, later he took the card  again to select n number nnd found the  'face) of It black with "Julep, .lulep,  Julep."  This man had been called by that  name so'much tlint he bad come to answer to It nnd write It Indeed, few  .people-In the place knew that.be,had  another tin inc.  It was two hours oftor midnight  when the fireman opened the gate la  front of.the linle frame cottage where  theglrl's mother lived. .-��� -i  ."Well," Willi tlie-girl, putting, the  gate between tliem. "was. the ball a  successV  "For. some people It was a decided  ���access."  "And for other*?"  "A fiat failure."  "Ah, Fanny, don't you think you  could lenrn to love mo again?"  "I have never ceased to love you,"  sho said, with her honest eyes upon  his. . "It was nil a luistuke���an awful,  horrid mistake."  "Here, here,' anld. the'doctor, entering, "if you're going to cry, I'll'send  you nway."  "No, you .won't," snld the engineer,  ..smiling and taking her hand In his.  "She's going to be my, nurse."���Penny  Pictorial Magazine.  The Legend of Clebnch'a Fountain.  Clebnch's fountain was a holy well  In the southern slope of Cruachnn. near  Roscommon,' Ireland..'. Tbe legend Is  that St Patrick met here the two  daughters of King Leoghalre, Fedclm  and Ethnn, as tligy came from the  royal palace of Roth Cruiicban to  bathe In tho fountain. The mu ideas  wondered at the sight of the venerable  strnuger surrounded by bis monks, and  they questioned blm eagerly ns to who  be was and whence be came and what  king be served.  When Patrick had told them of tbe  lofty message be bore, tbe grace of  God touched thc hearts of tbe maldenB  bo'that, tbey believed and were baptized In tbe waters of the fountain, which  St Patrick hnd blessed for the purpose. Immediately on coming out of  the water tbey pruyed that tliey might  be united with God, Patrick's king,  and be witb him forever. Almost instantly the blush of health 'loft their  cheeks, and tbey calmly sank to sloop  In death. Tbeir bodies were laid side  by side In Clcbncb's fountain, which  became one of the holy wells of Ireland, famous, for the miracles it  wrought among the people.  A Cumulative Pcrntan story.  A hunter finds some honey In the fissure of a rock, tills a jar with It and  takcBjttq^njjrocer. While It's bolng  weighed a drop~fulls~to theground-nnd  Is swallowed up by the grocer's weasel.  Thereupon the huntsman's dog rushes  upon the weasel and kills It The gro-  cor throws a stone at tho dog nnd kills  blm. The huntsman draws his sword  nnd cuts off the grocer's arm. after  which ho ls cut dowu by the infuriated  mob of thc bazar.  The governor of the town, informed  of the fact sent messengers to arrest  tbe murderer. When the crowd resisted, troops wore dispatched to the Bcone  of the conflict whereupon tbe townspeople mixed themselves up In the  riot, whicli lasted throe dnys and three  nights, with tho result Hint "0,000  men were (slain. All this through a  drop of boney.���Notes nnd Queries.  fc^..,^-.-.-*-.-.-'-*���-*  When the Hritlsh nml Toi'le" attacked New Haven, (.'.mu.. nnd set a price  oa tlie head of tioveriior Grlswold the  latter fled to tbe tow" of Lyme, where  ,���s cousin. Mrs. Marvin, hid hun fo  some days in a farmhouse. But .it  length the foe discovered his retreat,  and one sunny ni'icinoou in May lie  wis routed from his hiding place b.v  the tidings that a Imntl of horsemen  was approaching to capture Imn.  Bis only chance <>' escape was to  reach the mouth of n little creek which  emptied Itself iuto the Connecticut  river just above tlie imtinnce of llie  latter Into Long Island sound. Iho e  he bad a boat stationed, will, two faithful attendants, hidden beneath tl.e  high banks of the creek.  Tho distance from the farmhouse o  the boat was two miles of the usually  tr-ivelcd road. But a little path across  the farmer's orchard would bring him  to the road only a mile from   he boat  and save u quarter's length of his fo.ir-  ful run for life.  Just where tho narrow path from the  orchard opened into the road lift)  Marvin sat bleaching ber household  linen. The long web of -10 yards or  moro, which was diligently spun and  woven during tho long winter input 1..-.  was whitened iu May and thus made  ready for use.  Tho business of bleaching was well  economized, being usually done by thi  younger daughters of the family, who  werenot old cough to spin or stroi,  enough for the heavier work of tin  kitchen or the dairy.  The roll of linen was taken by the  farmer or his stout "help" ��o :" K'^i  plot beside a spring or mondow brook.  it wns thoroughly  wotted ami  i-eeu turf, to take the  Isn't your name Hetty Marvin?", he  asked pleasantly."  "Yes. sir."  "And this man tbat ran by you a  few minutes ago Is your mother's  cousin. Isn't ho?"  "Yes, sir; he Is."  "Well, wo are friends of his. What  did he say to you when he came  along?"  "Ue���told me���that he was fleeing for  bis life."  "Oust so. Hetty; that was very true  I hope ho won't have to fly far. Where  was ho going to hide? You see 1 could  help hlni If i knew his plnns."  -Now. Hetty was not a whit deceived  by this smooth speech. But she was  willing to tell as much of the truth ns  would consist with, his safety, ami she  Judged that her frankness would serve  hor kinsman botter than hor silence, so  she answered hor questioner candidly:  "My cousin snld he was going down  to tlie river where he had a bout and  wanted me to tell the men that were  chasing blm that he had gone the  otlier way to catch tho mall wagon."  "Why didn't you do ns he'told you.  then, when I nskod you where lie had  gouo?" thundered the officer fiercely.  "I could not tell a llo. sir," was the  tearful answer.  "Hetty." again began the smooth  tongued Tory, "you are a nice child.  Everybody knows you nro a girl of  truth. What did your cousin sny when  you told him you could not tell'.a  falsehood?"  "lie said ho shouldn't think I'd betray hi in to his death."  "And  you  promised  him  that  you  wouldn't toll which way ho went If you  wore killed for it?"  "Yes, sir.!'  "That was .brave; and I suppose he  thanked you for it and ran down the  road as quickly as possible?"  "I promised not to toll where he  wont, sir."  "Oh. yos, I forgot Well, tell us his  Inst words, and we won't trouble you  THIS  WORLD   IS.'AU.  A   FLEETINQ  ' ' SHOW.  Thi. world la ill'* flitting .how,       '*  For man', illusion "given-, *  The smile, ot Joy, the tear, ot woe,  : Deceitful sMnc'tdcccltful flow,  There*, nothing tru'e'tmt heaven!  And false the light on glory", plume,      ������';;'.  A. fading hues of even, ,'  . And love and hope and beauty's bloom  Are blossoms gathered for the tomb��� ....,'  There', nothing bright but heaven 1  Poor wanderers on m stormy day,  From wave-to wave we're driven, ;'���  ind fancy'..flash and rcason'a ray  ' ervc hut to light the troubled way;  .There's nothing culm but lieavenl ',.:.,  ���Thotna. Moore.  t THE EGOIST."  i.  The Story o�� a PhonosraFK  nny more."  "Ills last words were, 'It's my only  chance, child. umlJ'll get down as you  say.' "  And, overcome with flight and the  sense of her kinsman's danger should  they rightly interpret' tlie language  which she had '���reported, she subbed  aloud and bid her'lace from sight.  Her tormentors did .not.stay longer  to soothe or question her. Tliey nil  Immediately pushed rapidly on down  to.the river.  Now. tlie governor had arranged a  slgtinl with his boatmen that n white  cloth by dny or n light by night displayed from the attic window of liis  hiding place, which was just visible nt  the mouth of the river, should Inform  them If he were Inv.trouble, nnd: put  tliem on the alert to help him.  As'.- soon, therefore, as ho started  from his cousin's, it .floated from the  window to warn thoni. And when  the.v saw the pursuing party dash madly down the road to the i-lyer niul recognized the British "unifurni'/of the  leaders they pulled swiftly out to sen.  Tlie horsemen reached the shore only  There  spread upon the ���  best lu'iit of the sun by day and the  ili'w by"night.   The little maiden who  jeiidi'il It would sit near It.  Tints sat  Hetty  Marvin, the young  daiighler    of���..'. Unvernor'   Gliswold's  cousin, when her hunted friend sprang  pa.-t her into the road to escape his  Hetty was n timid child of  yet   thoughtful   and  elders.    Sho  Like llniter, Mkt Mnn.  In 181-1 Baron Stleglltz. In St Petersburg, went, to grent .expense to have  the news.of. the treaty of pence conveyed to. hlro by n private courier n  few hours before It enme to tho knowledge of tho government Ho therefore  gained a few hundred thousand rubles.  But his porter, to whom he couiinunl  'cntod the news, tried his hand at n little speculation of'hls'own. In tlti hour  or'two he bought'up all the lilmps. he  could'find In St Petersburg, so that In  the evening, when the whole city,wns  making ready for the Illumination, not  a single lamp wus to be found In miy  of the shops. The crafty porter now  sold out his stock at a price whlcli left  hlu a nice little oroflt of 2C,UUU rubles.  pursuers.  iihiiiit   1^  years  wl-e lieyoud any of her  was frightened by the headlong haste  Willi which the governor rushed across  ,l,e meadow.   But she quickly con*pie-  hentled the scene and Instnntly quieted  her  faithful Towser.   who.  though a  ftiend of Hie family guest, thought It  becoming to hark loudly at his hut-  t-li-d footsteps.  Her wise forethought arrested tho  gtnernor's notico and suggested a  <e!'ct'ie to elude ber pursuers.  "Hetty." be said. "1 am flying K>~  inv life, and unless 1 can reach my  ixiat before I am overtaken 1 am a lost  man You see the road forks hore.  Iiut vou must toll those who are chasing me that I have, gone up the road  to catch tho mall wagon, which win  soon be along, you know. Then thoy  will turn off tbe other way.  "Oh cousin." said the little girl In  on agony of distress. "I ennnot tell a  lie-Indeed 1 cannot.   Why did you tell  whleh way .vou were going?"   "Hetty, child, surely you would not  betrav mc to iny death? Hark: they  are coining! I boar the click of tholr  horses' feet Ob. Hetty, tell them I  have gone up the road Instead of down,  and lien ven will bless you."  "Heaven never blesses those who  speak fnlsely. But I will not toll  them wlilch wny you go, oven If tbey  kill mo.    So run as quickly ns poB-  fclhle." ���    . .     i  "It's of no tise. Unless I,;can deceive  them I nm a dead man."  "Cousin, cousin, hide under my wob  of cloth. They'd "over think of look-  lm* hero for you. Como, get down as  qtSoUly ns you can. and I'll cover you  and stnnd B|ii-lnl"lliig my linen."  Atigrv that tholr expected prey bad  escaped from tbo bouse whore thoy  hoped to socuro him, the six mounted  Tories, headed byL,n British officer,  dashed along the road lu swift pursuit.  At sight of the girl Ui the meadow  tho lender of the party paused.  "Child." he said sternly, "have you  seen n man running hereabouts?"  "Yos. Blr." replied Hetty, trembling  and flushing.  "Which way.did ho go?"  "I promised not to tell, sir."  "But yoii  must or take the conse-  "V sniil I wouldn't toll, If you killed  mo." sobbed the frightened girl.  "I'll bnve It out or her!" exclaimed  thc furious ofilcor. with an oath.  "I ot me speak to her," said bis Tory  guide     "1 k'10W tb<" cull(1' ' l,r,l"VP-  In season to see the boat with twomen  In It nearly out of sight, and, supposing  their destined prey had escaped, relinquished the pursuit.  '.���Meanwhile' tho victim Iny safe and  quiet where the shrewdness of the little, cousin had hlddou lilm until'the  time cnnie for hor return for supper.  Then lie bade her go as usual to her  homo, tolling her to usk her mother to  place the signal lamp as soon n�� It  grow dark in the window for tlio boatmen and send hiin some shipper,  with bis valise, which. In the hurry of  bis departure, he had left behind.  The signal recalled the boat, which  after twilight had ventured In sight of  the shoi'o and the farmhouse, and the  governor quietly made bis way to the  river In safety. When he rejoined his  father In a secure, home, ho named'his  Infant.daughter...which had been hot-n  In'Ills absence. Hetty Marvin, tbnt ho  might bo daily retnltided of the lllt'.e  'cousin'.'whose .'truth and shrewdness  saved his life.���Exchange.  Cecil Arthur'Dovoly could uot'understand why he 'mado no progress with  Mary   Barclay.    His position' as tho  chief dispenser of  pills aud  postage  stamps In the biggest drug store of a  country town had given lilm  iin exaggerated Idea of his own importance,  lie was uot a particularly bnd looking  young man, but was very conceited lu  lils' manner... Ills broad, high forehead  wns surmounted,'by his carrot colored  hair brushed a la pohipadour; his eyes,  n light blue, wero lacking'.In. strength  and. expression, nud his dress was just  a trifle too flashy tor the station In life  he bad been cnlled upon to fill.   To  crown all, ho owned a liorse.iiiid buggy��� that elm ruled possession which In  rural communities so enhances one's  prestige with the eligible young ladles.  Cecil,  who was not a-.bad follow at  heart, had kept the girls of ."ossvlllc  and their anxious   mothers; guessing  for a long time, and tlie news that he  had beeu otToied a: partnership'In his  employers'.'store''did uot lessen feminine interest in lilm.   He used to ride  around the circle of Kossvllle femininity nud select whom lie would to go  "buggy riding" with him ou a Sunday  afternoon.'..'.There was one young lady  In  the town   who   resisted   Dovoly's  wiles, or,  rather,  those of his horso  and buggy, ami the,prospect of a part-  tiership In a partnership, aud she It  was whom Cecil, with no other motive  at first thnn perversity, determined to  win. c  One day he decided on a grand attack  upon the fortress.of .'.Mary's heart. Ho  wrote for permission to cnll on n certain evening, and received It. Thus encouraged, lie awaited the event which  woulil iniirl; hlni victor or vanquished.  He scarcely hoped for tho .former; he  dreaded the latter, lie sought to embellish his language with 'quotations  from tho poets nn*l studied the most  effective 'manner In which to exploit  his iniiny captivating qualities.  It Is. therefore, needless to say that  when he. culled on her he talked principally about himself. Ho was, however, quite puzzled at the sudden and  eneigetle Inteiest that Mary seemed  to manifest ln all that he snid; but.  oncoutaged by It. he soared into giddy  heights' of eloquent self exploitation.  He wound up the whole monologue  with a pasfjantite avowal of his love  for Mary and nn almost .tearful en-  prosy and academic pages. when he  was startled by the sound of voices in  tbe ', same   room   with j himself.    Ho  looked about quickly and, seeing no  one, experienced a sensation of fear.  Ab the sounds proceeded Dovely sat In  mute' amazement" For a moment he  suspected tbat.be was going mad.   He  was superstitious, but ghosts, according to his way of thinking, always  manifested   themselves   to   the   eyes  rather than the cars ind with shrouds  rather   than   dialogues.    There   was  ���pmethlng uncanny In the sounds, too,  tyi if  Issuing froni  a" metal casket  Dovely would have attempted an investigation, but very fear held lilm  rooted;, to tlie.jChnlr.    He could uot  escape, and bo began to feel that he  had boon solecVed  by  Borne restless  spirits as the custodian of tholr confidences.'  The sound of the voices at  first scorned like nn echo of something,  ho bad heard before, nml this circumstance deepened his perplexity.   The  conversation 'seemed ! to  be  between  n man and n woman.  Thc man's tones  were Imperious, tlioso of tho woman  half flattering, hnlf conciliatory.  "Yoii know men arc such deceivers,"  the voice was saying. "You play with  a: woman's heart ns';n"child does-with-  a toy. Then you look for another that  Is newer to you, though perhaps not to  some others, nnd nnotliw fellow, who  perhaps has thrown aslde'and biulsed  the lienrt' that you pick up, comes along  and picks up the very heart that you  liave thrown aside."  A soft laugh of tolerant condescension followed Ithls speech.  "Oh, that's the old story with worn-'  en," replied the man. "you nro nil",  wrong; you don't understand man.  Your feminine minds can't grasp, the  depth nnd breadth of his nature. I  have tried often to make some women  soar with mo to loftier realms of  thought, but I have never found one  to ^sympathize with my poetic or artistic moods."  Here a soft llttlo sigh, like a zephyr  touching the maple leaves, stole across  the room, and then the Imperious tones  resumed:  "I know women. I've soon n good  donl of life. Didn't I live-more than.'n  year In Now York?"  Tho perspiration stood out In' bonds  on Dovely's forehond as.ho stared'.In  the direction of the voices and clutched  the arms of the chair In which hu snt.  It 6oemed like.a nightmare. The echo  was .getting clearer and clearer. He  hnted the dreadful sounds, but folt that  ho must suffer', the ordeiil 'to the end.  And memory^told hlui Hint the cud was  yet a long way olf and the path thereto: full of thorns of humiliation and  shame for him. He began to foel like  a disembodied spirit that stands beside  .its erstwhile prison and contemiilutes  with horror the ravages that debauch-  cry has wrought oil its once beautiful  form. But through the nightmare he  was sustained by the sweet reflection  that howas not Irreclaimable and that  this scourging was at worst ouly a'se-  from   which   he   would  ...The Poor Bnjglliilimuli'B  Oxford.  The poor man's varsity .Is the polytechnic, a word meaning "many arts."  and the things which nre not taught  there nre hnrdly worth knowing. In  London alone there - are 11 of these  splendid schools, .where _men : and  women can learn, at small cost, useful trades, music, painting, nud the art  of thinking. There are clubs for cycling, football, and all the games: there  nre chenp excursions to nil parts ot  "Europe, so ~that~people- c-an-li-ni n-liy-  travel; there are concerts and entertainments.' and n little religion oii Sundays. For the best students there are  prizes nnd certificates, which help  people to get on In the world.  Tbo Iden Is ''spreading all over the  country, because tt graduate .from a  polytechnic Is apt to get belter wages  than a graduate of Oxford. Cambridge  hns 7.000 students, Oxford 3.000. but  the polytechnics of London hnve nl-  rendy 45.000 students, and both In tho  iiictroiioUs und In: the provinces the  'system Is growing rapidly.���London  Answers.  riot a Sitvnffe.I.iullnit.  As nn Illustration of thnt sort of  snlutnry reproof "which Is: sometimes  administered': b.v un "Inferior." Our  Dumb. Anlinnls prints nn Incident communicated by a 'iotith Dakota minister.  The clergyman hnd been asked to  receive nn Indian boy Into his family  for ii few weeks, and bad consented to  keep the Ind If he did not prove to he  "too much of a .savage." He turned  out to be n pretty good boy, so much so  tliat ono dny, ts i' grent treat,' tho  minister gnve blm a gun anil told him  to tnke n holiday nud go bunting.'  Tbo'lndlan shook-his'bond. "No."  he snld quietly. ."Me beloug to Band  of Mercy. Me not shoot birds,, or  animals, only rattlesnakes."  The mlnlster'had been very fond of  using that gun, but he says he does not  cnre much tor It now.  treaty for her, heart and uimil In return.  ���Mary was genuinely Interested In Cecil,  and,'.hi'consequence, he wits the very  last .person  In  the  world sho would  .have.'suspectIt.   So she tried to simulate luillfTei-enoe by affecting n sort of  plntonic feeling for him.   Such n regard.- however,  did  not come  up  to  ���.Dovely's .requirements.' and when he  objected to being side 'tracked from the  main line of love to the siding of sisterly affection nnfl demanded a direct  response to .his'appeal Mary showed an  Inclination to .temporize,   In brief, she  nsUeil lilm to��� .t-iill  upon  her a  week  later, and  If.- after mature: consideration, he were of the same mind, she  might thinU the mutter over seriously.  I lovely    protested   that    bis   present  frame of mind was not the result of  sudden  impulse,  but the  full blown  flower wbleh:she hnd.planted In his  bosom with the llrst glance of her eyes  loiig ago.     He vowed,that the end of  time would And his lovo. unaltered nnd  tinnltoriihle��� nil of .'.wliich he had rend  In "How to Propose, or .Every. Man. His  Own   Loveuiakor."      Mary,   however,  reninlned tirm, and Dovely Went back  to his pills and plasters.   It would be  vain to describe the battles fought between hope nud, fear, exultation nnd  despair. In the young drug clerk's brain  iltTi-liig'thnt-week.���IIo-wns-sustaliie<L  somewhat  by   his  Inordinate  vanity,  but beneath nil Iny the suspicion, ever  so faint, perhaps, that Mary bnd been  laughing at lilm.   When poor Dovoly  pulled the bell handle of the Barclay  bouse on tlie appointed night, he was  so full of nervous uncertainty that his  knees trembled and his lu-nit seemed  to smite his ribs In the very terror of  i The door was opened by Mary, who  received blm with such a pleased look  and cordial pressure of her soft, wnrm  hnnd that his conceit, coward that It  wns, ns soon as It believed nil danger  to be passed, mounted ugnln to thc  must conspicuous helghtB and crowed  more-lustily thnn before. The magic  of her glntico' transformed him from  the suppliant to the prince, nnd he  strutted across the hnll to the drawlug  room mid Boated himself. In the best  chair, prepared to receive homage from  the girl.  , Mary expressed great joy at his kindness In calling and archly confessed  that she had suffered not a little fear  that something .might detain him.  These dollcnte compliments caused  Cecil considerable chest expansion, and  when .Mary humbly bogged to be.ex-;  cused for a few minutes while she attended her mother, who was 111, he  granted her the brief respite with almost royal graclousness. When she  bad gone Cecil picked up a magazine  am] was complacently   perusing   Its  vere   lesson  emerge n bettor mnn.  The Imperious tones of the mnn nnd  the conciliatory, even . pleading, -tones  of the woman  went  on.    With deep  humiliation hi' followed the mysterious  dialogue to the .crowning point of bis  own shamo.    lie could hear the soft,  solicitous tones of the woman loading  the man on to make a fool of himself.  And he heard the man. following With  braggadocio and bombast right up to  the "very pitfall tnat had been prepared  for lilm.   The grandiloquent and preposterous phrases ln which a proposal  was next couched struck hlni as belug  so   comically   c��iiventlonnI'  that., be  would have laughed aloud.had not the  liumlllatingii-ellectlon of Ills own eon-  duct covered lilm Instead with shame.  Then he heard in sweet voice nsklug  him to, think It over untl then come  back In a.week. If be were still of the  same mind.    Even then   be   did   uot  realize the truth.   He, wondered If ho  were hot asleep  and  this an nwful  dronm.   The volume thnt he.hnd'been  holding fell from bis; knee nud startled  lilm.   He put his bund to his forehead ,  and brushed the bends of perspiration  nwny aud said; "Thank God, It wub a  dream."  '������.; At that moment Mary entered the  room nnd smilingly npologized for  keeping; blm waiting. She drew n hassock over to lilm.: nud, 'seating herself,  upon It und looking up in his eyes,  said: "I'm awfully sorry I kept you  waiting. Arthur; I know you must have  been so lonely. But there"���she stop-  pod suddenly and knitted'lior. brows���  "1 'really .believe"you bave been asleep  and. dreaming.   Yon look It. quite."  ���The-poor-young-mati-took JierJimul I  In both his own and;looked fixedly at  her.   "I don't know whether. I've been  asleep or not. but I certainly must havo  boon dreaming���such n;:li6nld dream"  ���und he passed his hnnd quickly over ���  Ills eyes as If to wipe away the last  traces of a nightmare.   Then lie took  her hand agnlni   "Mary," he said slowly, "you told me to come back tonight.  If Iwere Btill of .the'same tuliid ns  when I was here last.   I have come to  tell you that I tun, uot of the samo-  rolnd."  Mary  looked  surprised 'nnd' would  hnve   spoken,   but   Dovely   broke   In  quickly: "It ls not that I don't love you  as much: as over��� aye, a groat deal  liiore than ever before���but 1 feel that  1 have been n foci; that I'm not worthy  of you.: and that It was n presumption  for me to nsk yon to mnry, me.   I be-'  Here thut I cun be it more modest and  sensible mun. nud thnt 1 wnut you to  give me the opportunity to prove it  before giving me' j^our answer."   .-  "i Mary's! answer' was "worthy .at bor  brain and her heart:  Arthur." ���; she snld, "whnt you hnvej   ami,  ,^   said proves that you are: all right, and  I'll tuk'e ybu!onrf[jith."', Next morning"  the phonograph was scnt'liiick to town"*  It'ha'vlng succeeded lnvol!mliintliig-'for-  cver the capital "1" from the personal-'  ity of Cecil Arthur Dovely. and the fun  of It wns tlint Cecil thouflit lie did 11  utt. self.-Chlcngo Tliuus-Hciuid.  I L    ������. ���!�����������������  l.��J��mpSr_  THE INDEPENDENT  YANCOUVER, B.,C..,    .,  General Dewet stated to an inter7  viewer that throughout U19. war he  had never bceri hit once, nor had his  horso been touched, but his adjutant  . had six horses killed undor him, and  had been wounded ' twice, j Dewot,  however, hnd his clothes cut by bul-'  lets, as had many of, the other leaders.  A LIFE IN PERIL  STORY OP A GiRL SAVED' BY A  NEWSPAPER ARTICLE.  Sho Suffered From Hoad'aches, Dizzi-  .ness   and    Night    Sweats���lier  Friends Feared    She Was   Going  Into Consumption.  il-'ioiu L'Avcnir, St. Jerome, Quo.  ���;  . ,,.    , Among    tho   thousands   of    young  .1 Perhaps tho largest camellia in ex- I     ,s w      bloss u      Williaius' ' Pink  istence    is at Plintitz   Castle,    near  Dresden,  Germany.   The  trco  is    2-t  ft. high and annually produces'about  50,000 blossoms,  Minard's Liniment is best Hair Restorer.  Tho highest mountains in tho  world next to thc Himalayus are tho  Andes of South America. "*    ,  A portrait of Martha Washington  will adorn the 8���coat U. S.'postago  stamp which will bo issued next fall.  PAMIELEE'S PILLS possess tho power of acting specifically upon the doceasod  organs, stimulating to action tho dormant onergles of tlio system, thereby removing dlsoaso. In fact, so groat is the  power of this medicine to clcanso and  purify, that diseases of . almost o\ cry  namo and nature. aro driven. from ' tho  body. Mr. D. Carswcll, Carswoll r. O:,  Ont.. writes : "I havo tried Parmeleo's  Fills and find them an excellent medicino  and ono that will sell well."  Sir Francis Drake began life as a  sailor boy.'       ' ,  ���^���.���^~__w_��� 1  Hood, the author of tho "Song of  a Shirt," was an engraver.  Lever*! Y-Z (Wise Hood) Disinfeotant Soap  Powder is a boon to any home. It diiin*  fecta and oleani at tho same time. jo  It is announced from Macon, Mo.,  that on a construction division of a  now railroad in that vicinity three  women aro employed pushing wheelbarrows.  <Onc Kansas town of 14,000 population furnished 40" divorce cases for  tho last term of the district court.  Messrs. C. C, Richards & Co.  Dear Sirs,���Whilo in tho country  last summer I was badly bitten by  mosquitoes���so badly that I thought  I, would ho disfigured for a couple of  weeks. I was advised to try your  Liniment to allay tho irritation, and  I did so. Tho effect was moro thun  I expected���a fow applications completely curing tho irritation, preventing the bites from becoming soro.  MINARD'S LINIMENT is also a  good article to keep oft tho mosquitoes.  Yours truly,  W. A. OKE,  Harbor Graco, Nfld, Jan. 8, 1898.  There aro 15,000 deor in tho Ycl-  lowstono National park.  Congress appropriations for tho  session just closed will exceed $927,-  000,000.  "Cholera and all summer complaints aro  so quick ln tlielr nctlon thai the cold  hand of death is upon tho victims bofoio  thoy aro awaro that danger, is noar. If  attacked do not delay In getting tho  proper moiliclne Trv u dono of Dr. J. IJ  Kcllogg's Dysontorv "Cordiul and vou u III  get lmmodlato relief It acts with won-  derful rapidity und nqver falls to ullcct a  curo  I'ills for safely carrying thein through  that'mobt perilous period of' thoir  lt\lis ,when they stop from' girlhuod  into tho broader realm of womanhood, there is nono moro enthusiastic  than Miss tiabrlollo Thomas, a young  ludy known lb inout of tho n��iai>ats  oi St, J0101110, Quo,, aud groatly os-  tcoined by all hor acquaintances.. To  a" ropoi'tor of L'Avcnir. du Nord, Miss  Thomas said: "From tho timo I was  14 until'1-was .18'years of age-my  health was vory bad. 1 was vory  weak, had 110 ap'potitc and could do  nu work. At night I perspired greatly and froquently slopt but littlo. I  sulTorod from headaches, dizziness and  could" scarcely move about without  becoming breathless and -I llnully  reached a stage . when niy '��� friciids  feared I was going into consumption.'  I was under tho care of doctors, but  their treatment did not help mo,,, 1  then tried soveral advertised medicines, but with thc same poor results  anu 1 had como to think I could not  go', belter. ' Ono day I read in a  newspaper the statement of 4 young  girl whoso symptoms woro almoit  identicu! with my own, who was cured by thc use of Dr. Williams' I'ink  Pills. ] then decided to try this f.i-d-  11.111'.', and havo reason to bloss tho  day I did so. I had only used tho  pills a few weeks when I began to  gor, better, and in a couplo ofmonths  every symptom oi my trouble had  disappeared and I wns as strong and  healthy as any girl of my ago. I  havo sinco always enjoyed the best of  health and I shall bo glad indeed if  my experience proves helpful to somo  other suHering girl.".  , Tho happiness of health for both  mon and women lies In tho timely uso  uso of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, which  act as a nerve tonic and supply now  blood to enfeebled systems. Thoy  have cured many thousands of cases  oi anaemia, "decline," consumption,  pains in tho back, neuralgia, depression of spirits, heart pnlpitation, indigestion, rheumatism, sciatica, St.  Vitus' dance, and partial paralysis.  But substitutes should bo avoided if  you value your health ; see thnt the  full name "Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  for Pale Peoplo is on ovory box. Sold  hy all dealers or sent post paid at  50 cents a box or six boxes for 52.50  by addressing The Dr. Williams Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont. .  The intellect is perfected not by  knowledge, but by activity.���Aristotle. -  "It Is a Great'Public I"cnent."-Thoao  significant words woro usod in relation  to Dr. Thomas' Eclcctrlc Oil, by n, gentleman wlio had thoroughly tested Its  merits In liis own case���having been cured liy it of lameness of tha knee, of tliree  or four years' standing, lt nover fulls to  remove soreness as well as lameness, nml  Is an incoinpniablo pulmonic and coi Teethe  MARKET REVIEW.  E\eiy pioduction of genius must bo  tho pioduction of enthusiasm ���Disraeli.  The Tyranny ot Trivial Thlusro.  The great emotional experiences of  life are belittled bj the snine Insistence upon the tihlnl. I.lfc and lo\c  look Into each other's eyes, a man ur.d  woiuitn elect ench other from till tbo  world, but the Joytul solemnity of  miiiil.ige Is milled by the details of  tho wedding, pet-hups by family sijunb  bles out llowers nnd gowns and imitations. Or great death comes lu at  the door, and thc little bum.iii soul,  overwhelmed with giief, appalled by  the sudden opening of eternity before  Its eyes, jot fusses (thero Is no other  word for It) over "mourning," o\er the  width of tho bom of the -.oil or tho  question of cnipe buttous or dull Jet  This imiy be shocking or mournful or  ludicious, as one htiPtions to look at lt,  but ir is ceitnlnly uuclvilized.  Civility  is  a  charm  that  attracts  the lovo of all men���Bishop Homo.  Company, villainous compnny, hath  been thc rum of mo.���Shakespoaio.   -  BABY'S OWN TABLETS.  V l"ositi\e    Cine Tor   Hot Woathoi  Ailments  Pnt'a Teat.  ���A good story-Is told of_an Irishman,  more patriotic than cle\er, who enlisted in one of the smart cn\alry regiments The fencing Instructor bad  experienced rather a dllllcult Job In thc  mutt ei of explaining to him tho various ways of using tbe sword. "Now,"  ho snid, "bow would jou use the  swotd If your opponent feinted?" "Be-  dnd," snld Pat, with gleaming eyes,  "I'd Just tickle lilm witb the point to  soo If he wus Bbtimuilug."  Rnrlr   Rxplanntlon,  "And she married Joggers, did she?  Woll. well! How on 0111th did that  (���onii- nbout?"  "So fur im 1 can loam. It is owing to  11  mutual   nilsiintli'i sin mllng."  Crazed hy I'l-lubt.  When pint of bis lGbldence collapsed  at Montieull, near Paris, u 1111111 went  mad with trlght under the impi-ct>t>lon  that the last day hud come.  The I'lmt IIIeIi lint.  The first chimney pot hat was made  and worn In London by a hatter named  John Ilethei-lngtoii In 1707. Ills appearance with It In the sti cots created  such u disturbance that ho wns fined  heavily. 1  i< ������~ J^ '    '"  < Consented Qnlclullver. y  ,1 Quicksilver  used  In  ordinary ther-;  h morne toi s becomes solid at 3I),dcgie.s  below zoio. "it luUes a temperature  of 220 degrees to freeze alcohol solid.  In the hot uoulhei tho littic ones,  sulloi fiom bowel ttoubles, aio 1101-  vous, weuk, sleepless und it 1 liable  Thoir vitality is lowei now thun at  any other season. Pionipt action at  this timo often sa\o!> a valuable llttlo  life. Baby's Own Tablets is tho bci>t  nicdiciiio 111 tho world for littlo 0110s  nt this time. Thoy speedily ioIiovu,  piompUy tuie, an4 gii-e sound, roll calling sloop. Tho Tablets should  bj 111 eieiy homo whoie thoro aio little ones during tho hot weather  niontlis. Mrs. P Ferguson, 105  Mansfield slioct, Monti cal, says : "I  Imtc found Buby's Own Tablets tho  best medicine I havo over used for  children. My baby was attackodwith  djbonteiy and was hot and fovoiish,  1 gave him tho Tablets and they  ]ii omptly_ciii ed_hini. _~Jefoie-this_he  had boon rather delicate, but since  ut ing tho Tablots ho has been much  bettor 111 every wuy. I can sincctely*  1 ecomnicnd tho tablets to all mothois"  with  ailing chlldien "  Baby's Own Tablots aro guaranteed  to be absolutely fioo from opiates  and hauuful drugs. Childi-on tuko  them 1 cad lly, und crushed to a pow-  dci thoy can bo given to tho youngest infant with perfect safety. They  nre sold ut all drug stoics or will  Im bent post paid at 25 cents a box  by writing dhect to tho Dr.Willlains  Medicino Co., Brockvlllo,* Ont.t or  Schenectady, N. Y,  Labor  to  show moro  wit  In    dls-  couibo than words,���Spencer.  Deceive!s ti ilio with  tho bost nlTec-  tions ot our nnttiio.���Ciubbo. "  Minard's Liniment Cures I.nGrinpe.  Tlioso who  hope for no  other ,ltfo  nie dead c\en for this���Gootho.  Employment and ennui aio simply  incompatible.���Mmc   Delu/y.  Doath hns  nothing terrible    which  life has not mado so���Edwards       -.  . .Gicoco holds.tho,earthquake ie<\oid(  with 8,187'shocks in five'years.  GRAIN AND PRODUCE. ���  This- has been an active week in  the speculative wheut markets of  America. Nevertheless in spite of  the activity there has been very little change in values from a week ago.  Tho market seems to be chieflyinllu-  encod by tho changes of weather over  tho Western States.     ' .  Recently and at the present timo  tho winter wheat crop in thc States  has been in procesn of harvesting under unfavorable circumstances owing  to abnormally wot weather and tt  good deal of tho early 'harvestod  wheat ls of poor quality and condition. At the same time feed grain is  scarce and dear so that It goes-with-  out saying that a largo quantity of  this poor wheat will bo used for  feed and to curtail tho quantity- othei wlso available for milling and export. Australia has liud a drought  leceiilly which although since partially relieved scorns to preclude tho  expectation of that country bolng an  porter, noxt yeur,. and in tho meantime sho. has been importing both  wheat and flour on a small scale.  India is is about tho same predicament as to the prospect for tho coming' season's wheat crop. Argentina  may have a much larger crop next  jear, but the seed for it has just  gone into tho ground. The consumption of wheuten broad is believed to  have considerably increased in re1'  cent times,'so that taking the situation 'altogolher thoro seems reason  to, expect that present prices will,  hold up well during tho ensuing 12  months and probably even iind a  higher pormanent level until tho  timo again comes when with increased acreage and the fortuno of a favorable season's supply will overlap  demand a decline again ensuo.  .Thero hus been only a quiot business in Manitoba wheat, but prices  havo hardened towards thc > close of  this week and latest values aro: 'No.'  1 hard, 77c; 1 northern, 75c; 2 northern, 73c, in store. Port William,'  spot or July delivery.  FLOUR���Whilo local demand is only moderately heavy there is a good  export demand for Hour, and as prices for wheat are high an advunce in  (lour prices is momentarily oxpocted.  In tlie oast tho prico has already  gono up 20c per sack. We quoto :  Ogilvie's Hungarian, S2.05 per sack  of 98 "lbs. ; Glenora Patent, SI.90:  Alberta, S1.75; Manitoba, ��1.60;  XXXX, $1.25.  MILLFEED ��� Bran is firm und  woith 815 per ton in bulk. Shorts  flnn at S17 por ton in bulk, delivered, subject to usual trade discounts.  G HOUND FEED���We quote : Oat  chop, per ton, ��23; barley chop, ��114;  mixed burley and oats, ��20;. chop  screenings, ��15.50; oil cako,' ��30.  OATS���Tho market for oats is un-  f-ettlod. Business i.s quiot and niost-  lj' confined to local account. Wo  quote: No. 2 whito, 40Jc por bushel,  for ' carlots on track horo; feed  giados, ' 37 to 38c. At country  points farmers aio getting 31c to 31c  for No. 2 whilo oats. Street oats  are not olToring.  BARLEY���Thoro is very little bar-  icy in the market and prices arc  steady at 42c to 44c por bushol for  carloads of feed on track hero.  SPEL'lZ���Dealers aie doing a little business in spelt/ foi feeding pm-  posos at 50c por bushel or 5o1iih  HAY���Demand is fair and thc 11m.-  ket steady at fc>7 to ��8 per ton foi  carlots on ti nek here 'foi fresh baled  ROLLED OATS���Milling' companies ropott their prices unchanged as  lollows- 801b sacks, ��2 20,4011)  sacks ate woith ��2 25, 20s, ��2.50,  and 8s, S>2 l>0 with cover. Twolb.  packages, ��3 60 without caso Gi miniated and standaid oatmeal is unchanged nt ��2 75 por $Slb. sack.  POULTRY���'ihe market is quiet.  Li\o chickens bung 70 to 75c pei  pair, and turkeys aio worth lit, pei  pound, li\c weight  BUTTER���Cienmci y���Receipts nio  fairly laigo and pi ices hold steady  at 10_c to 17c per pound for choice  cicamuiy, f.o.b., fnctoiy  BUTTER ��� Dairy���Somo in the  tiado coiupliiin that moie than a  lair poicontiigo of tho dany buttei  now coming 111 is of inioiiot quality  Otheis iuo bottot pleased with ic-  reipts. The market holds stoudy and  theie is a good demand foi all ollci-  mgb. I'i ices 1 nngu Iiom 12c to Ue  101 pound, commission basis, 101  bost guides, and fiom !)c to lie foi  seconds.  ���CHEESE���The���market -is-stcady  and piiichnst'k havo been mtido at  8'c per pound. Tho range of puces  is iiom 8_c to 9c per pound delhet-  cd heie.  EGGS���A still demnnd for eggs'hus  put tho market in a stronger position and pi ices hnvo been l.o higliet  than a wcok ngo, at 12_c per do/on  foi choice case eggs, dclnered heio  DRESSED MEATS���Receipts aio  Impiovlng, and tho maiket is easy  Wo quote, Beef, clly dicsf-ed, ~i to  8_c per lb.; veal, 8 to 0c; mutton,  !)c; spilng lambs, ouch, ��3 50 to ��4  bogs, por pound, 7"  to 8'c.  LIVE STOCK.  CATTLE���Receipts of giuss fed  cattle aio Increasing, and theie Is  now a much belter supply of hoof  EMMiitlng will commence voiyshoit-  ly. Uutchcis uie pnylng fiom -lc to  5c poi pound, oft cats hoio, foi liu-  cattlo,  ac-coiding to quality.  SHEEP���Receipts aie more liL-oinl.  and pi ices lange fiom 4 to 45c pc  pound, oft cais, hoio Lambs .11 u  worth 3_  to 4c.  HOGS���Livo hogs aio coming in  ficoly, nnd tho market is easy at <"e  por pound foi best packing weights,  ofl cats, hoio  HAD TO BE LIFTED  A  HELPLESS   CRIPPLE  IS   RESTORED TO HEALTH AND  STRENGTH  Lamo Back Had This Man a prisoner  For a Long Time, But. at Last  Ho Found a Curo Though Given  Up by tho Doctors.  Cultivation to tho-mind is as nec-  cssaiy as food to the body.  1 The introduction of American labor  saving machineiy.into ,the cotton in-  dustiy 9!rLancashuo,i;s causing considerable uneasiness -'aihVng operatives  Nupanec, Ont., July 14���(Special)  ���The doctors tijld Simon Warnor  that thoy could do nothing for him.  Ho had tried many medicines and  treatments with no good result.  Ho wus a helpless cripple with lame  back, and for a long timo his wifo  had to lift him in and out of bed,  tho pain in his buck was so vory severe.  In this oxtromlty a friend's ndvlco  saved him. This man hnd suffered  with backache himself, but had been  completely cured by Dodd's Kidnoy  Pills, thus when he hoard that' Mr.  Warner was so bad ho wont to his  hi'ino und recommended this medicino  to him. o  Mr. Warner and his good wife were  at flrst inclined to be somewhat  doubtful, but hero was tho evidence  that Dodd's Kidney Pills do cure  Lame Back right beforo their vory  eyes in the person of the man who  hud been cured. Surely it must be  true.  So after somo deliberation they  decided to try, and now they arc'  vory much pleased that they did so,  for in a short timo Mr. -Warner's  backache had vanishod. Ho grew  gradually Btronger and botter and at  present enjoys the best all-round  good health he has had for many  years.  Thero is not a trace of lame back  remaining, not a singlo symptom,  and tho helpless man who usod to bo  a burden to himself and his wifo is  now strong and a comfort to his  faithful helpmate.   Ho says :  Wo havo used in all about twenty-  five boxes of Dodd's Kidney Pills,  and given somo away to our neighbors. I find that when thoy use a  box thoy themselves are about as  strong in their recommendations as  wo are.      '  "I can certainly highly recommend  Dodd's Kidney Pills as a suro curo  for Lamo Back, for thoy cured me,  and I nover heard of a worse case."  THE OGILVIE FLOUR MILLS COMPANY, LIMITED  THE CORNER STONE.  In' the building' up oi 'a'reputation  lies at the base .of our succeni. Wo  started out to produce a superior  grado ot flour, and , our .product is  known as tho highest standard of excellence.       Tho quality   never   varies.  OGILVIE'S HUMGARIAN AND  OGILVIE'S GLENOI1A PATENT.  brands  have gained   a hold  on  popu r,  lar    favor   accorded    to none on the  murkot.   Insist  upon gct.tlng Ogilvie's.  BY  IIOT.AL WAnnAM  Millers to H.R.H. the Prlnae of Wales  The Paper for the Home.  ' IP YOU WANT YOUR COYS AND OIKLS TO GKOVV  UP GOOD CANADIANS HAVE :���:     :-:     :���:     ���'���  THE CiLOBE  " ' TORONTO  OANADA'S BEST FAMILY NEWSPAPER  Come regularly into your homo. Tlio history of TnE Glode Is the history  of Canaan, for tho last 58 years. ���. It lias been the champion of the people s  rights nil those yeara, and to-day more than ever. If you live west of  North Bay you can have it for a whole year for ouly $2.00. The regular  price is $4.01). Out this advertisement out and send it with $2.00 and nave  it start at once.  Address:  THE GLOBE. TORONTO  Unman knowledge is tho parent of  doubt.���Grevillc.  Self-trust is tho essence of heroism.  -Kmorson.  Tho silent man Is often worth listening to.  I dare no moro    frot than I dare  curse ami swear.���John Wesley.  Men, like bullets, go farthest when  they are smoothest���Ilichter.  Truth has rough flavors if wo bite  it through.���Georgo Eliot.  Tho difficulties with which we aro  mot are the maids of honor which  .set oft virtue.���"tlolierc.  mJftnxrtcorfiS aw fLtiMMsfvuMir,  73f^fuMf7VC/ei  'en/.  "Ono   swallow    does    not    make   a  spring,"  That's patent to tho minds of all.  But copious swallows surely bring  In time, a most disastrous fall.  Wilson's  Fly Pads  .  . (POISON)  .  .  Sure Death to Flies  Clean,   Safe,  Effectual.  "hat gift htib Piovidence bestowed  on man that is so dear to him as his  chlldi en ?���Ciccio.  /COPYRIGHT  Q  FORWARD  in tlio word, nnd tliu  big  drum-major  W     sots tho example by smoking a  LUCINA  cigar, tho lo\ i-ly sweet flavor of which  cannot bo resisted.  MAKlTK-AOTUnH)  BY ���  GEO. F. BRYAN & CO WINNIPEG  $k^<*S!oS  ACTS GENTLY   ,Q   ~|,B V a.~T5  KID^ BOWElS'  ^      e<rS THE SYSTEM  Cleans&-eFFECTUALLY;  OVERCOMES TlpATI()hJ  "ABITUAL ^0pERMANENTLY  ,tsb<;>ct^  BUY THE GENUINE-MAN'fDBV  @ir9RNIApG5YRVP^  *.��   Kt    *<       ^    CAU. V?      +NX.X  fOft Sfltt Br All 0BU66I.TS PRICt SOc Ptft DOfTlt.  An Owosso, Kansas, man who is  stono blind has just finished reshlng-  llng his house.  How to Get Rich.  Take a quantity of silica costing  one-fourth the price of oil ; mix It  with oil, and soil tho compound to  the publio at tho prlco of pure oil;  offer " prbos" villi the compound  to make lt sell It Is such a  compound the public got when they  buy common- soaps In Sunlight  Soap���Octagon Bar���the publio buy  a pure' and well-made som Sunlight Soap reduces e\nense byi  prolonging the, life of the articles-  washed *Ith it, which is much more  profitable to the public, than common soaps with " pn/os," 204  Ho is incapable of a tuily good action nho finds not a plcusinc 111 contemplating tho good actions of othei s���La\ ater.  'ihoro no\or was, and no\cr will be, a  univcrbul panacoa, in ono remedy, for all  ills to which flosli is heir���tho \ory na-  tuio of many cuiutl\cs bciiiK such that  ucro tlio genus of other and clifTorcntly  seated diseases rooted In tho system of  the patient���what would rehoio ono ill  in turn would aggravato tho other. Wo  ha\i). lio\\e\or, inQdinino Vino wlnm obtainable in 11 sound, unadulterated stall),  a leiuedy for many and piievous UK Il>  Its gradual and judicious, use the fia'lcst  ejstems aio led into convalcsconco and  strength by tho influence which Quinino  e-ceits on nature's own restoratives It  1 el lines tho drooping spirits of thoso  with whom a. chronic state of morbid  despondency and lack of interest ln lifo  is a disease, and, by tranouilUIng tho  1101 \es disposes to sound and refreshing  sleep���Imnarts wgor to thc action of tbo  blood wliich being stimulated, i-oursos  throughout tbo \eins strengthening tho  henllhy animal functions io! tbo pystem,  tboicby making activity a necessary result,sliengtbonuig tho frame, and ghing  lifo to tbo (ligcsiivo organs, which naturally demand increased substanco���icsult,  Impioicd iipjietllo Northrop & Ljman,  of Toi onto hu\o glic-n to tho public  theli suponoi Quinino Wino at tbo usual  1.U0.   and,   gauged   by    tbo   opinion  ot  scientist!*,_tlds uinc__appionchcs uoaiost  peifcclion of any in    tho    murkot       All  druggists sell It.  IMPERIAL MAPLE SYRUP  Tlio quality standard from Ocenn to  Of cun. Your 1110111-3 back if not flat-  tslactory. -  ROSEA LAFLAMMK,Agts., MONTREAL.  .links���Most things that aie bought  go to tho buyer.  Jenks���Yos, all except coal; that  goes to tho cellar  Jimmy���1 wish 1 wont to school in  Kussia.  Jolmnj���"Miy ?  Jimmy���It takes all day to call  the 1 oil.  Minard's Liniment for Rkumatisai.  "I've Just hcon loading some statistics of births and deaths. ~~.\.tiu-  oidlnaiy thing! Eveiy timo I bioathe  a man dies I"  "Ciieat Scott I Why don't you  chow cloves ?"  In his Vegetable Tills. Dr rarmoloo  lias given to tho,world tbo fruits of long  scientific rosearch In tho wbolo loulm of  mcdlcnl science, combined with now and  Miluablu discoveries no\cr beforo known  to man For Dclieato and Dobllllated  Constitutions Parmolco's Pills act like a  i harm Takon in small doso-* tbo elToLt  ls both a tonic and a stimulant, mildlj  exciting tbo secretions of tho body, giving tone and \lgor  .  ,   *.  Derectho eyesight in many instances is attributed' to the sutround-  ngs of city lifo.  Tho new battleship, Mikasa, built  for Japhn in England, hns a tonnage  of 15,200.  HALCYON BOT SPRINGS, B. C.  Without question the best and  most eflectivo springs ln Canada for  the curo of rheumatism, kidney or  liver troubles. Thi medicinal qun.lt-  tiea of the water are unequalled.  Splendid hotel accommodation ; fin*  fishing and hunting. An ideal spot  for tha invalid.  Cunning pays no regaid to virtue,  and is but thc low mimic of wisdom.  ���BolingbioKc.  Minard's Liniment is the best.  One should believe in mariiagc   as  111 tho immortality of the soul.���Dal-  XV. N. U. No. 385  FLOWER AND TREE.  There Ib a pink vnrlety of Illy of the  valley which ls often grown ln Eng-  lund, though Boldom socu with us.  A palm tree  which grows on tho  bnnUs of thc Amazon has loaves thirty  to lltty feet in length and ten to twelve'  footlu breadth.  Standaid mid "stand by" plnnts nnd,  vnt letlcH should bo the rule of the beginner.   Experiment with new flowers  and varieties only In a small way.  Study color effects If jou would lmve  a really beautiful p.irilon. The loveliest colors often nouttall/e each other  smlly. Clonr lods nnd magentas, for  Instance, should not be close neigh-  bois.  Know tho plants as you would people If you would havo thorn respond  fu'ly. rind out tholr habits, their  likes and dislikes. Tho study Is one  of uiiluillug pleasure, and it pays rich  inteiest In peipotu"il bloom. -   '  I.innia plants nie good for low hedges.  Pl.mts u foot and a half opart will soon  run br.uiches together,Land the foliage  Ip dense from the ground up. The  tiowcis are almost as brilliant as those,  of the dahlia and are produced freely  fiom /uly to late 'October. THE INDEPENDENT.  SATURDAY  .AUGUST S3,19M.  EC  Iff."  I'A  its  |r?  I   .*   ".I  J).    *  . ;-'J  Ij !  :  |T"  if  ij  I  if  i 'i  l.n-  m  Iv'/ii  P  m  m  .��������  I-  "fi��������������������^^  ...HOSIERY SPECIAL,  .��������  We haive two lines of Indies' Cashmere Hose���one line at 25c a  pair, the other at 60c a pair. '  We dwell long enough just ihere to Impress upon you lhat th?39  are extremely good values���we have never seen quite so good for the  money, and you certainly owe yourself a look at them.  Then we have two other lines especially worthy. One ls Boys'  Ribbed Hose and the other Girls' Pine Ribbed Cashmere Hose.  The prices of these vary acccording to sizes, but you'll admit  they are more than ivusonable.  (Successor to Scott t�� Kennedy)  $03 Hastings Street,       Vancouver, B. C.  ...shoes  Ladies and Gentlemen will  find our stock complete.  We want your business.  Give us a call.  TOE PATERSON SHOE CO., LD  301 Hastings St.  SEWS OF THE LABOR WORLD  BRITISH AND FOREIGN.  "about 200,000 persons are now drawing  old age pensions from the national superannuation fund of France.  The clganmikeis' lockout at Manila,  P. I., continues. The manufacturers re-  .Juse -to mako the wane concession, and  a majority oE the factories are Idle.  The French chamber of deputies has  'passed a bill presented iby the socialists  forbidding public and .private employment of more than six days a week.  In West Lancashire 1,735 girls and  'women are engaged in picking coal at  tlie pit heads, of these 191 are between  14 and 16 years of age, and '22 between  Ti and ti.  A general stoppage of woik has taken place at all the Tredegar collieile:,  in consequence of a dispute at No. 1  TytrJste colliery, where a member was  3s. in arrears to the .Miners' Federatio i.  At Croydon, Eng., Laura Pope, of tha  .Empress Laundry, has-been lined .i'i  and ��1 -is. lSd. for employing three  young women for more than five hours  without an Interval of at least half an  hour for meals.  Twenty-two trades unions of Cien-  feugos, Cuba, including the 'longshoremen's, stevedores', rooks', coach drivers' and bakers' unions, have struck in  support of the strike of the men employed in unloading .timber.  The London committee which is making arrangements for the next Trade  'Union Congress has decided that ,t  great labor demonstration should be  held in Hyde Park on Sunday, August  "list, the day before tho meeting or the  Congress.  Up to ithe ipresent year the stone and  marble cutters ot Germany did not  have a consolidattd organization, tlie  various local branches being connected  to a certain extent through a committee at the .convention. This yeur at  Lelpslc it was decided lo amalgamate  Ihe different branches Into a union.  UNITED STATES.  Globe, Ariz., has a full ticket in the  Held, and the two old (parties will t-oin-  hino to defeat it.  The American Labor union is reported to haive secuied a branch ln Lynn,  "Mass., with s~0 members.  Grocery Clerks' Union, -Xo. CIS, of San  Francisco, has received its charter tr3m  thc  Clerics'     International    Protective  .amlon.  The bai-br-rs of Indiana last month  from a staite organization and will  now seek to better shop hours nml  wages:  The supreme court of Missouri sustains -the fellow servant law upon the  stntutc books of that stale, nnd gave  Thomas Callahan $6,500 for dmages received while on duty ln the senvlce of  the Merchants' Terminal Railroad company.  Stone iplaner men' In Chicago have  formed a union and applied to the  American Federation of La'bor for a  charter.  Business men of Benton Harbor,  Mich., declare they will break up labor  unions in that city, which has 1S00  union men.  The Philadelphia Central Labor union  has empowered Its secretary to apply  for corporate membership in the Sta/te  Federation ot Labor.  Detroit job printers and the local ty-  pothetae have settled their differences  and adopted a new scale of tFi per  week, nine hours per day.  Oshkosh, "Wis., will build a high  scliool,0'to cost $100,000. The contract  states that none but union men are to  be employed on the building.  The co-operative plumbing shop recently started by the union at Dayton,  Ohio, em-ploys 50 men, and the weekly  business Js increasing rapidly.  Two hundred and fifty men working  on a city sewer contract at Scrdnton,  Pa., struck because tlie contractors 1-3-  fused to jiny them semi-monthly.  Albert Goldman, of Rochester, N*. Y.,  was sentenced to sixty days in prison  for   having sold   counterfeit  labels   of,  i  the International Cigarmakers' union.  The Brfcklnyeis' and Masons' International union is voting on a pioposi-  tion to establish a general headquarters for their organization. At present  the president lives ln Chicago, the secretary in New Voik.  Journeymen bai-bors ot Illinois met  in Springfield recently to organize a  State association. The .prlnohpal object  of the association is to secure the enactment of a luw piovidlng for a State  Board of Barbers' Examiners.  Owing to trouble over a cut In wages  of the mill .men, John R. Walsh, owner  of the Jloosler stone quarries and mills  at Hedfoi-d, Ind., shut down the entire  plant, throwing 330 men out of employment. This quarry has the contract for  the stone for tho federal building at  Indianapolis.  Once again, an agitation Is being  started in union circles for the removal  of American Federation ot Labor headquarters from Washington. It is claimed that too much time is expended -,n  jobj)yiiig_for_leglBliitloii that we never  get. They say,the legislative committee  should be left in Washington. The matter will come up at the New Orleans  convention.  President IMojer, of the Western Federation of Miners, addressed a large  meeting at Rossland on Monday night.  At the close a successful smoker wrs  Indulged iin toy the memlbers.  The Laborers' union of Victoria is  now on <i good working basis, and has  affiliated with the Trades and Labor  council.  The shipjolners of Victoria are considering 'the advisability of going In  with the house carpenters and giving  up the Idea of maintaining a union of  their own.  D. J. O'Donoghue, the fair wage olllcer of .the government, has Just ad-  Justed the wag; rate of men and team*  In tihe work done far the I. C. R. at  Gilbert's island, near St. John, N. B.  D. Stamper, late of Moosejaw, N. W.  T., hus resigned as organizer for the  Trackmen, and Is now vice-president of  the Brotherhood of Railway Freight  Handlers of America. The headquarters of this new organization is at Lancaster, Pa.  An organization to be known as the  Victoria .Laborers' Protective union has  been formed at Victoria. Officers were  elected as follows: (President, A. Johnson; vice-president, Allan Jeeves; financial and corresponding secretary, J. B.  Tubman; treasurer, James Goldshaw;  delegates to the Trades and Labor  Council, J- C. Mapleton and Wm. McKay.. These will act until the by-laws  and constitution have been drafted.  THIS IS CIRCUS DAY.  SEATTLE NOTES.  | Tbe Salt  | of Life  ib business. Wo wnnt more of  it. We'll get it if un out and out  bargain will fetch it.  How Is This  A two-quart  Hot Water Bottle  or  Fountain Syringe  75c-  & The McDowell, Atkins,  Watson Co., Ltd. Liability |  UP-TO-DATE DRUGGISTS. ��  'JANADIAiV.  The woiking card system ln the building trades of .Montreal go Into effect or.  Sept. lst.  Business Is very quiet In the neighborhood of Sllverton, The force at tho  Hewitt mine -hns ibeen recently reduced  to ten men. '  The inuslclnr,s of the Toronto and  Grand Opera houses have settled theli  grievances, and .have decided to return  to work.  The checkers on ,the wharves at Montreal have formed a union. W. B. AJrd  has ben ohosen president, Jos. Desy,  vice-president, and J. -Doolan secretary.  A Montreal despatch says that the  C. JP. R. has placed orders for 116 new-  engines. Of .these 12 passenger and 44  freight will be ready 'n the autumn.  The strike development on the Canadian Northern railway has now reached a phase that constitutes- a simple  test of endurance for both sides, says  the voice.  By Our Own Correspondent.  "Blackchaiiol" Is the sports' paradise  now. o  Sam Nesbltt, Vancouver, was a Seattle visitor this week also.  The parade on tlie opening day was  very disappointing to the public.  The carnival is in full .blast, and so  are a great many who attend it.  Mr. Simpson, of tho Savoy, ot Vancouver, was a visitor here this week.  All kinds of "grafts" ami "skin"  games aie to be found iin Seattle now.  A red light is .placed at the entrance  to all lire escapes, which is a good  tiling.  Bandmaster Wagner has moved from  his old home���the armory���to Summit  street.  The "P.-I." calls the Bulletin, of Sin  Francisco, a "yellow" journal. The  "P.-I." is so cruel.  The people that give the performance  at .the carnival are tho same who were  in Vancouver dm ing .the street fair.  J. j. Hill has .promised that work  will commence in a .very short time on  Wie new union station to be erected by  him.  The prize fight at Germanic hull on  tho IGlh between Tom Tracy and Tom  Rcllly was said to ,be the faintest affair ever .pullod off at Seattle.  A man can get a shave and start from  Seattle to Lake AVashlngton on the  Jl'adison cable line, and when he arrives lie is ready for anol'her shave.  Room rent, like many toy baloons  bought -by the fond parent for littlo  Willie, went up very high. This .is a  bad advertisement for the Queen City.  Saturday nights Wagner's band, of  Seattle, use a wagon and travel from  corner lo corner giving their concert.  By this nnethod all can enjoy their superb music.  'Tis a sad sight to see a blind man  playing a guitar and singing "Thr^e  Leaves of Shamrock,", in front of a  Dutch saloon. Yet this Is only one of  the many things one sees here on the  sti sets daily.  A .policeman In Semitic can slop at  every fruit or sandwich stand, take a  binann or piece of chicken and go about  his business. A hobo can do tlie same  tlilngrihut~ho~goes-to-he;uiiiiiai-tc-i's-ln  the .patrol wagon In-a jiffy. -That's the  difference. -  "The cow jumped over thi moon" Is  an old saw, but from the wny meat lias  advanced in price in Seattle we sincerely 'believe llie old-time saying is  true. Tlelow ils a list of prices .given on  the bill of fare at thc Butler, one of  the leading .hotels In the city:  Plain  steak    40  To-dsy.Bnturdty, August 23, ls circus day ln  Vancouver and everything Indicates a big  crowd and a successful engagement for this  most popular ot big shows. The Interest In the  coming ol thu show this year Is most pronounced. In connection with the known lact  that tho peformances or Ringling licos.' circus  are always novel and strictly up to date. Is the  auouncetnent that this year's programme is  entirely new, and that the sensational acrobatic  aerial and spectacular features surpass In  magnitude anything erer before attempted  even by thc famous managers ol this (amous  show. As uaaal, circus day will be introduced  vv 1th a free street parade, but this year's dliplay  Is so superior to that of other seasons as to  constitute a distinct departure ln the line ot  procei-stonal pageantry. Ulngllng Hrothers'  street parade, this year, Is nut merely a parade.  It ts a free carulrul, with the classic pageantry  ol ancient home, the prismatic coloring ot a  Venetian leitiral and the merry mssijueraderle  of a Mardltiras harmoniously combined. Tho  parade takes place at 10 a. m. Tho initial  performance begins at 2 o'clock, The doors  will be open an hour earlier, and every  opportunity will be given visitors to examine  the magnificent collection of rare wild animals  for which'tingling ISros.' great oxhibltion is  famous. This superb zoological display attracts  especial attontlon this season from tbe fact  tbat It serves to pret>cnt the only specimen ot a  giraffe now known to exist, and a great herd 11  30 hlf and little elephants. Lovers of muile  will enjoy tho popular concerts given by  Ganweilcr's military band in the groat hippodrome pavilion during the hour preceding tbo  performances. Admirers of line horses will  have their cnthuslam aroused by John O'Brien's  litest horse speotaele, the gorgeous Equlno  Ballot Militant, which Introduces tbe splendid  three-ring circus performance of the big show.  This Is undoubtedly the greatest trained horse  display tbat tho world has ever seen, and It has  croatcd an unprecedented sensation. Thc ring  performance introduces SOO noted artists from  all parts of tho world, in thrilling nnd unusual  displays of ncrobuilsm, equestrianism and high  air ncrialism, and a complete trained anl  mat circus, including Capt. Webb's juggling  si-iils, Prof. Wood's dogs und ponies and Pearl  Soudor's comedy elephants. Here is diversity  enough to pll-nso tbe most exacting public, lo  say nothing of the vast proportions of the  exhibition, which surpasses ln magnitude  anything In tbe line of amubcmcnt enterprise  tbat the world has ever been. Ileserved  numbered seats and admissions show day at  thc McDowell, Atkins, WHtson Company's drug  store, i-orner Hustings and Homer streets, at  exactly the suiue price as charged iit'thc regu.  lar ticket vvngons on the show grounds.  Kingllng Bros.' great canvas pavlllions cover  more thnn twelve acres, and constitute a  veritable city of tents. Thc mammoth  hippodrome amphitheatre is the largest evor  constructed, nnd ia absolutely impervious to  miu.  Mingling Hrothers, who-e big circus is to  exhibit in this city to-dny, have HO big and  little clepliHUts. All other circuses and  zoological gardens in the United States  combined have hnrdly hnlf the number.  The greatest sensation of the year in the  circus lino is John O'llrlen's horse bullet, the  latest spectacular fenture of Kingling Brothers'  World's tlrontcsl Shows. This Is thc most  magnificent lior.se dibplny ever conceived.  Among thc interesting animals In Kingllng  Brotlieis' zoological display this yonr is n  splendid specimen of the practically extinct  giraffe, severnl Koyal llcngnl tigers, two horned  liovsus, n bi.horned rhinoccroub, two hippopotami, a pair of rare black tigers,'nnd many  oilier uuiiualb, including :-,0 trained elephants.  C. Ellis, corner Cambie and Cordova streets, is tho placo you can get  your hair cut in an artistic niuunur.  Telephone 1���2���5 for a fine livory  turn-out. J., J. Sparrow, Palace livery  stables.  SNIDER'S SHOE STOKE  G32    GRANVILLE    STREET,  Carries a full line of  UNION LABEL SHOES.  . The   Union   Label   guarantees   fair  wages and good workmanship.   ���  No scab labor.  PHONE I220A.  Sirloin meaik, rlnglu      03  Sirloin steiiik, double 1 25  Kii'loln steak, special 2 oo  Tenderloin stonlt, single., .. 7"  Tenderloin steak, double.. .. I _���">  Porterhouse, Mingle I'.>5  t   CO  10  1 CO  i ro  1 i-o  Porterhouse, double..  2 oa  Porterhouse,   family II 00    3 ?5  A strong union city is a good business  city, Never in the history of unionism  has a well organized town been otlier  than n successful business center,  Why? lieciuee labor is paid a fair price  for its work, and the merchants receive  fair prices Ior their goods.  A Missouri editor wisely remarks in  the home department of his paper that  "a child should never be spanked on a  full stomach." Of course, not; he  shouldn't be spanked on his stomach at  all.  9  Carpenter and Joiner  516-518 Seymour St.  Between Pender and Dunsmuir Sts.  ~A.11 kinds" of "work ln~thls lme~prompt:  ly attended to.  1  *t  Gold at a Discount  Is no more a Bargain than^a  #65 Cleveland Bicycle at #45,  "We have Just a limited number ot both Ladle* and*-: Gent's  Mo*eIa���uoi make-regular 166.00 -wheels, which, go -while they last  at $46.00.  This to the greatest wheel bargaim in yeara.  9126 Hastings St.  SOLE AGENT  'I  r  H  ^���H^f****::******:*  Hardwood Mantels  Of the Latest Designs Just Arrived.  We are sorry to havo kept you wait lng for this lot, but we know lt will pay  you as they are a beautiful collection.  Sole agents for tho Dawson Beauty Orates.  An expert Tilo Setter to place Tiles, etc.  Show room second floor.  MkLen&ian,  McFeely & Co*  Phone -M.  122 Cordova Street., Vancouver, B.C.  Phone 106*.  WHEN  YOU   WANT  A  | SUIT  OF  CLOTHES  ���we ask merely the privilege of showing you some of the new  Clothing we Just opened up for this fall's trade.    ,. .  We bought this clothing: feeling that-it was impossible to make  its superior, and the goods-have turned out Just as we were led to believe from -the samples.'  We have Just dressed our window with some of the suits���nothing  nobbier has ever been shown In the city  JOHNSTON, KERfOOT if* CO.  104 and 106 Cordova Street.  Trunk Store 127 Hastings St., Obb. Wm. Ralph's. ���  KELLY, DOUGLAS & CO.  WHOLESALE' GEOCERS,  Cordova and Water Streets,   -   Vancouver, B. C.  i  - \^W Headquarters for -Domestic and Bm-  Jjortcd Cigars and Smoking Sundries.  ��� ,i -.  &  %  &  ~L"  f��R  SEVERAL   REASONS.  WLDERS' Sl'PPLlES.1. ���  CONTRACTORS' SUPPLIES,  li��-  LOCfiKllS' SUPPLIES,  BLAIMITHS' SUPPLIES,  SAW MILL SUPPLIES, ETC.  if:  Because  we' have' the  stock  to -��y  supply you the best. 5;'  Because our attention will assuro <���/*  Tiest service.  " . ��t"  Because we can save  you time ;�����  ,   ana money. 9'  Because one order Is a step towards a permanent customer.  339 Hastings Street.  ^>^:-i^:-K*)KC+:*}K<^^^  1  T Dyeing and Repairing. 7  ^ 210 UAMIII8 (ST., VAM00UVXB.      '    ^  :   GEO. HAY   :  Vnncouvcr'is    Pioneer    Clothes  Renovator, makes a null new.  HOTEL NORTH VANCOUVER.  A delightful summer resort; strictly  first-class and up-to-date ln overy rOBpect.  Terms, tl por day, 110 por week; special  ralos for families. Saddle ponies, horses  and rigs always on hand for visiting the  Capllano, well known for its excellent  fishing and shooting. Boats for hire any  time.  Sand evory Sunday afternoon.  P. XjAKSON, Prop,  DELICIOUS WBNE  Made Exclusively fiom B. c. Fruit.  FRESH CUT FLOWERS.  UNION-MADE  DOMESTIC CIGARS.  When making a trip around the'  Farkcallon  W. D* wODCA    "Lighthouse"  This Is the. name ot the most perfect beer over brewed in British Columbia���none better Is browed anywhere In the world.  '  It is browed right hore in Vancouver from tlie pure waters of a  mountain stream.  It is brewed upon the most scientific principles by the most modern of processes In a perfectly equipped brewery.  The reputation, the capital, the skill, the experience and the  uliole of the forces oC TJ.IR VANCOUVER BREWERIES, LTD.,  of Vancouver, aro at tho bade ot It.  ?2 00 DOZEN QUA1RTS.  $1.00 DOZEN PINTS.  Of all   'first   class Liquor Stores, Saloons and Hotels.  Vancouver Breweries,  Ltd.  Vancouver, B. C.  SPECIAL  MESSAGES  OR  "HURRY-UP"  ORDERS  oan be   safely   left  down-town olllce In the  at our  ARCADE  You can leave your bundle of  laundry there too.  The down-town office ls for  your special convenience.  Phone 348. 910 - 914 Richahdb St  Dow>town Office, No. 4 Arcade.  WHITE  HUP ONLY.  Parcels called for and delivered.  Advertise in The Independent  '_*������������������������������������������������  o  <>  o  "  II  ft  9  ' I Take No Chances  ������ H  <���  You cannot afford to neffleot  your eyesight -when you know  that Iby coming to us you can get i l  a pair of Glasses to suit your < l  eyesight perfectly. Let Mr. Allan, < i  our doctor of optics, examine < y  your eyes and give you the glass < y  i I  you need.   Examination free.       i .  DAVIDSON BROS., f  The Jewelers wm) Otitlotans,       I I  I4S Cordova M. < ���  :\l  <909,99909*99 9999'99f4H ���  -:. w��;.---


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