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Array 'Vy  _ Legislative Litor'y  Mar." 81|��J  if  ih- \  i   :  il  s ���  B  ll'  I  )/  i Ji  E:  If  I  I  Ii  K  V  I  Mr;  THE ROYAL BANK  OF  CANADA  ;. . SAVINGS   J3ANIC . .,'  ' A General' Banking Business   .      Transacted.     .  OFFICES���Hastings   Street,   W.,  YfVeetmlnster Avenue, Vancouver.  B. C. FERMENT LOAKA.W  SAMCSCO.  Authorized Capital   -   (10,000,000  Subscribed CHpital   -   ���    1,5(0,000  Assets over    - ���-. ��� '���;   -      SOD.UUU  Head Ollice 321 Cambifl Street, Van-  couver, B. C.  VOL. 5.  VANCOUVER, B. C., SATURDAY, AUGUST 2, 1��02.  NO 19  FOLEY REPLIES TO HIS CRITICS  Defines His  Attitude  Towards  Socialism ��� and Advocates  Evolutionary Rather Than Revolutionary' Means  Towards the End.Desired.  To tho Killtur or Tim I.niiki'kndkst.  In a. Bhort   paragraph  appearing In  the editorial columns ot The Canadian  Socialist of July 211th Iwas requested  to make my position'clear as to how I  can consistently retuin^mombcrshlp   In  the W. P. of M., and at the same time  occupy the position" of president of, the  P. P. P.,  the former, body, having at  tbe late  convention,  held  ln  Denyer,  endorsed- the straight   Socialist) ,'plat-  Xorjn,  diametrically. Topposed,  we  aro  told, to the .platform ot the latter.^ Mr.  ' ffloley,   the paragraph, . continues;:: has  'publicly announced that the P. P. P. Is  ������not a labor party.- '  I have nodeslre to enter Into a con-  ' /troversy with" the' more 'moderate wing  ���������lot (Socialism, my views and theirs being nearly Identical���differing only as  to  the means  of  attaining, the  end  sought., But the methods adopted by  tiie"Canadian Socialist   of,  distorting  certain statements that I havemade/ln  ���the past forces me In justice to myself  to comply wlth.the request,'at the risk  ��vcn of creating'antagonism 0where '��� lt  is aiy most sincere desire to promote  "harmony.  A few words will suffice to dispose  at the last clause men tioned, and enable  -tlie reader .to more readily grasp the  situation.'_In the tlrst v place, I have  aiever used the-words attributed to me  "The Frovlnolai Progressive Association ia not a labor party." ��� The mls-  atatement Ib Intended as an insidious  method of prejudicing .myself <and those  ;iyrepresent in the eyes of the workers  ot this country. The following words  used toy me-certainly voice the senti-  ment of the convention that" gave" the  imrty iblrth: f'fhls is not distinctly a  labor organization. The object of this  movement la, as I understand lt��� to concentrate "all tho different elements' ot  ;; reform into'.one:channel for the pur-  -���poseof generating a political force of  sufficient strength to compel fchego/-  - eminent of'British Columbia to enforce I  the laws upon , all "alike, whether" mil  aionalie or/pauper.V,      ,   ,  If these ��� sentiments are in' violation  t-of^ the principles"of Socialism,. I am  Jantl-Sociallst. ,1 do iiotr,deslre to be  ' considered such a consummate intel-  'lectual ass as to refuse the admission  . Into our party of men who are sincerely iii sympathy with'us, for while most  ^fireat-soolal preforms In"the, evolution  ef society have originated lnlthe ranks  have been accused) of championing the  cause-" of mammon.  As to reconciling my position ns president of the P. P. P. and member of the  W. F.'of M., I would state that, familiar as'I. am with the XV. F. of M. and  the "character of thought permeating Its  different conventions (Including the'ln-  tellectual standing'of the rank arid file),  I do not hesitate to malke tihe assertion  that.: the''endorsation of that  body of  the; Socialist platform-was Intended to  create an;ldeal or final goal to be aimed  at, rather than, an endorsation of thc  methods adopted by the different wings  ofthe Socialist Party to attain their  ends.   A similar endorsation of Christ!  anlty, would not Imply an endorsation  of ; the   inquisition,   of   the ', methods  adopted by some Christian nations to  convert the heathen, or the more modern denunciation of one sect by another.  In this movement all are not,created  alike,', and not "haying-had  the same  environment, .all cannot   think   alike.  Let ,us,then.taike^a lesson from7; the ex-  cease  i.^if;the, common people the lot'.of; tliiir  'greatestT champions' have'soften' .been  ��� *       .1*       i        ,  j i      i  cast In the so-called higher'walks of  life. The 'charter of ��� rights. in England, (the'llrst'step in modern'reform)  was wrung from ithe reluctant bands  of an English king by the", nobles and  " Catholic '- clergji of- England, whose  bands were never, soiled by .-the, tools  cf production. Bright and Gladstone,  neither of'whom ever felt the pangs of  want, championed the cause of the sons  ��f toll in.removing the tax from the  ���tomach of lalbor:' and ' extended the  (franchise to the foed rock of society.  The silver-tongued :,Pihlllp3,y In whoso  ���veins coursed the hluost blood of New  England'; (Henry' Ward Beeoher, a minister of the Gospel; aided by Harriet  Beecher Stowe���none   of whom   were  ���ever compelled to beg of their follow  man for leave to toll���with tongue and  l>en   wielded the    raagio . wand that  struck; the chains of slavery from the  limbs of.,4,000,0(10 of  God's, little  ones.  With tills historic:lesson;confronting  na shall we shut the door ln the face  -fit, our ablest  champions,  simply  be-  ;;cause.the accident'of birth over which  they had no control has launched thoni  Into thc arena of existence, under more  fortunate: economic and social    condl  tlons than has been our'lot.  If our position ho. inconsistent Socialists should.riot.set us nn. example  In this connection by making Wllsblro'u  Magazine (owned and .published by a  millionaire) the,mouthpiece of Socialism In' America.    ���  Again, I hold that no class.of society  bos . a corner on either the brains' or  morals of the people of British Columbia, and youthful enthusiasm In a  good cause should not blind Its advocate to the pregnant lessons .of, history,  nor to the fact that we-may honestly  differ In opinion as to principles, or  .methods of putting .them Into practical  perience of Christianity and cease to  persecute .by:vlllllcatlon ahd'abuse. Let  'us concede that our neighbor may-be  Just as'honest as ourselves.  -Method is  as Important, as principle, for without  practical .method defeat'is certain.  The  experience of Christianity .has demonstrated that petty,' differences   as to  methods have retarded a realization of  the teaching of Christ. ;Modern Christianity after 1000 years   of   sectarian  warfare Is Ju3t beginning to learn the'  lesson that a spirit of toleration (a little give and talke) might have avoided  an ocean of bloodshed, a river of tears  and centuries of misdirected zeal that  has resulted in a record of crime. t  " The moderation of my platform is to  my:mind an evidence.of the intensely  practical mind of the convention-that  gave it birth. '.'A middle course Is, to my  mind, the proper one to pursue.  'The  centre... of. the.'channel -Is safer .than  close proximity to either shore, 'y The  I successful mariner never permits'   his  ship to get among the breakers, and  I believe the successful reformer should  avoid  social  breakers  when   possible.  I am convinced that the W. F. of M.  aremovlng, along Identically'.: the 'same  lines that gave 'birth to the F.: P. P.',  andthe unanimous endorsation of o:ir  ���platform; by: the British Columbia district association- of that body;: coupled  With the fact that the British Coluihbla  delegation at  the Denver "'convention  voted against the, unqualified endorsation of the socialist, platform, .makes  our position clear. ���  I am told I am Inconsistent. I'mlgh:  answer "by asking a question; -Will the  editor of the Canadian Socialist,' advo  eating the public ownership of, the utilities of production and the,; ahollsh-  ment of the wage system, explain his  position as an employer of labor' and  a large stockholder In a money-making  concern (for corporate or private gain)  please; reconcile theory and practice as  aplying to himself?:; Biit ,you)/reply:  "Our llrst duty Is to educate the masses  and vve use the most (immediate practical method of attaining that end."'  Conceded, your position and my own  are identical, and tihe question-simmers  down to. a .matter of -Judgment_as_;o  izc how cosily resolutions-are, carried  through even the most Intelligent bodies, nnd how meaningless they often  become vvhen put to practical test.  Christ laid down certain ������ principles  governing Ghrlstlunity. Honest Christians differ In the Interpretations! of  His teachings. Misguided men have In  vain persecuted to compel all to think  alike."We ,are familiar with the results. So It is with socialism. Already  a'-dozen different sects are flying.: at  each-,'other's throats. These are but  fhe outward symptoms of an hereditary  evolutionary disease that has strewn  the path of human .progress with the  bleaching bones of thousands of theoretical reforms.  It Is plain to my mind that like in  Chrlsltlanlty (the prototype of social-  Ism) vve must agree to disagree as io  methods. . We, must banish from our  minds that fertile source of discord���  Imaginary individual or sectarian Infallibility. Battles are not always Won  by the genius of one Individual," nor by  the methods adopted by one wing of  the army, j but rather by; the ^different  individuals and wings adopting the  most practical methods to treat local  conditions that . may and do momentarily arise'; wltlLvvhloh the leader may  not be-as, familiar as/those In local  command.. '���'���������  \\ "��� -,  The early antlfejavery movement was  composed of several sects, who ��� nevor  did agree ,as to methods or. the degrae  ends, how nreQwo to know thut tho cou-  llletlng elements apparent on the surface may not 'be but the refuse'.'covering the eternal hnrmoriy   of    things?  How are we to ltnow that the P: P. P.  many not bo just as essential to   the  growth of the reforms aimed at ns ls  socialism In Its most'Pronounced form?  In iionclulon, .permit mc just one briaf  comment upon Mr.  Debs' ��� witty and  sarcastic criticism of the platform cf  the P. P. P., In which that document ls  compared to "a' Jar of mixed pickles."  If the Donnybrook Fair war of words  to vvhioh we are nightly treated on our  streets by the warring elements of socialism nro to be talken as'Mr. Debs'  conception of that philosophy; if   the  outward symptoms are to 'be taken as  iin effect or the Intellectual food administered by that eminent doctor of social  reform,  then    it is little wonder    he  has "mixed,,pickles".;  on    the , brain.  Knowing him as I do, I: feel sure.';that  when the distinguished gentleman secures an  intelligent    grasp    of    that  inuch-abused    document,     none . will  more.ready   than he move  a  vote of  thanks to the P. P. P. for having discovered a remedy that will restore the  mental'   equilibrium7 of the socialistic  propaganda.  OHRIS.  FOLEY. ,  Vancouver, July 3S,: 1902.  FRTO OF LABOR KILLED.  DON'T CARE TWO STRAjWS."  At .the last regular meeting of the  of liberty thiit should be acco"rded"theJEuilain& Traues Council, President  negro, yct.all were contributing In their I Whitesides presiding, Business Agent  own humble way to the ipower that ,Hilton ���a(ie a ^aSthy, statement re-  crushed chattel slavery on this Amerl- Eal'dinS the "vorking of the card sys-  can continent. I 'em"   ^n reference to its. recognition on  the Carnegie library job. Aid. Black-  more had Intimated1- to liim that the  city council didn't care two straws  whether the men (belonged to the town  or not, so ilong as' the work was, done  according to the plans and specifications. '  The: council aslked the delegates to  briag the matter of registration of voters on the munlolpa" list before their  unions,:: and see that: each qualified  member Is on the list.  More stringent efforts will be put forward next month to force the card sys-  tem. _ ���"  Work In the Ibuildlng trades was reported,"good.  methods.  Our platform outlines our policy; It  says; let ois: climb' the .ladder step by  step, securing an understandable grip  of: the round Jn:. our position before  raechlng. out. for another. We propose to study social and economic navigation beforo vve assume control of the  ship, else we may lose'our bearings and  wander Into unknown and. dangerous  seas,  I believe that .by practical rather tlnn  by theoretical,, by. evolutionary rather  than revolutionary means, that grand  noble soul-inspiring Ideal that In the  pnst hns found refuge only In the'mind  of tho philanthropist.and humanitarian  will crown tho . efforts ; of Confucius,  Socrates; Christ, Tolstoi and Debs.  Do not run away with the Idea that  the W. F. of M. (95 per cent.| of whom  are trampling upon each other, economically in tholr mad struggle ta fiirthe  shoes of a Marcus Daly, J. W. Mackey  or a Barney McDonald) have as If. by  Inspiration been 'suddenly enaibled to  grasp the: Intricate problems that have  for a lifetime puzzled the gigantic  minds of 'Marx, IMills and Ely. ��� - Men  ^operation without being guilty (aa I familiar with convention methods real  With all due respect, then, for the  opinions of my socialist colleagues:(for  I am a socialist, according to my con  ceptlon of socialism), I would aslk who  authorized any particular wing of this  vast army of reform to assume . the  role of dictator? My advice to' my  esteemed socialistic friends: would ibe  to��� first' set an-example by combining  yourselves before presuming that our  duty lies in losing our Identity or  changing our methods to, comply with  yours.  If the ship of progress cannot .be Immediately anchored In safey (which fact  I believe all thinkers will admit), let  us: not immediately, abandon;it, ;; but  rather sailing olosely.in touch vvith-the  new structure of socialism,; let us  familiarize ourselves with the'internal  working, and i sea worthiness of the new  craft before cutting loose from the old  ThenWe.may with some/degree of  safety attempt to cross the bar Into  the harbor of socialism, without the  experience of, a French-, ^revolution.  With this object In mind, my position  as a, socialist, a member of the W. F.  of M., and president of the P. P. P.,  ia: perfectly consistent to me,"..  In - conclusion, I would advise my  young enthusiastic friends to hot'pre-  sume to .speak .excathedra upon, a  subject that none but the mind of the  Iniinite can grasp in Its entirety. But  you claim you are following the load  of men possessed:of more brains and  experience than yourselves,. and quo te  Marx,' Ba Salle and r Debs:'-'Do not  lose sight of the fact that we, tqo,  are fallowing In the wake of greater  minds/ than we-possess. >: 'Many cf ths  'brainiest men on'earth 'to-day con-  sclentlouslybelleve that socialism must  forever: remain but an ideal .; in the  minds of the dreamer and the humanitarian, never tO'lbe realized In practical life. Again, I would say that  :the--.greatest-intellect-that=icvcr^inhab-  Ited the mental home of .the minds <-f  man is  space or a drop of water In mld-Paci  flc,. when'attempting to .handle , this  gigantic. Intricate, many-sided question  'that to-day fills with alarm the minds  of evory careful student, of modern  economic' conditions.  Let me advise yoa to read carefully  and ponder well that grand poetic production so often quoted by the Immortal Lincoln, .beginning: "Oh, why  should' thc spirit of mortal be proud,  when like a vnnlshlng shadow, a fost-  flylng cloud." After all; you know the  followers of every reform bubble In the  past, consisting of minds often cultured  in serious thought with an acumen  equal to that of your own, havo been  proven to be astray In this.-., Infinite  wilderness -. ol knowledge. I nm ready  to concede that I may be wrong and  right, or thnt vve may be both wrong  6r;rlght, for our position Is,not.a dlract  contradiction but rather n difference of  opinion as to methods of attaining thc  same end.  May there not ibe a natural law governing 'this, movement, and with our  limited knowledge, of God or nature's  PERRY-;AULATNSON.  On Saturday evening, July 2fith, at  the residence of Mr. A. E. James, Fifth  a-venue. iMount Pleasant, Mr. A. G.  Perry vvas united in marriage to Miss  ���Nellie Allanson, ��� "late of: New Westminster. The ceremony was iperformed  byythe Rev. E.Robson. A number of  handsome presents avere received'testl-  fylng of ythe good wishes towards the  happy .couple;, who   vvill, reside    on'  t  Seventh avenue, (Mount Pleasant.   Mr.  Perry Is well and favoraibly known Ih  this city, he being in the employ of  the Electric Street Railway company  for .many' years; and is also the secretary, of the Street'Railway Employees'  union;" The Independent Joins with the  many fnlends in Wishing Mr. and Mrs.  Perry, a long and: happy, life. ".-.  HO!  FOR PORT HAMMOND.      ..  The'C- P.; ���".'. employees of this city  will hold' their'annual '.picnic at Port  Hammond on Saturday, August lGth.  Trains will leave, the depot at S a. in.,  returning will leave Hammond nt 8 p.  in. I The fare for the round trip will be  CO cents for adults; and half-price for  children.   ; A   large   list   of   valuable  prizes will be given to the winners of  the various-athletic sports.-Thero~wlll  also be a dancing platform  provided  but a glow-worm    in Infinite Ifor those vvho desiie to trip the light  "~    '    fantastic An 'energetic committee has  the, big affair well In hand.   Those who  compose the committee are WHiam Rao  (chairman), A. E.   Reeve   (secretary),  George Nesblt; Angus Fraser, J. Wilson,  J. Lloyd and G. Chapman.  A Rossland despatch says that a terrible accident occurred In  the  Le Roi  mine Sunday iiiornlng at 1 o'clock, in  which Louis A. DuMtie, the superintendent, lost his life, and.Wm. L. McDonald and Daniel Gunn had a miraculous  escape from death.   For several days  past tliere has been Indications that the  hanging wall a"bove the 000-foot level  was  loosening,'' and every    precaution  was taken to'prevent a etive-In.   Bulkheads vvere built and the timbers already In the stope were being reinforced as quickly.as possible.   A large force  of men had been employed ut this work  till within an .hour of the time of the  accident, vvhen they vvere called away  owing    to   the   danger.     About   12.30  o'clock, ay m. ^Superintendent   Dunkle,  believing that -a f evv mure tiirtbeis vvere  necessary, . started; ' in company  with  iMcDonald and Guriri, to place them, this  work belng-almost completed, in fact;  and In'.'two: minaites'iiibre they vvould  have ibeen out' of danger, but without  a moment's warnilhsr the crash came.  Hundreds,of tons' of rbdk came down,  smashing .the timbers before. :them and  carrying the,victims with it. ,  ,   ..Work of'Rescue'.. '  ��� The news of the accldent'was quickly  circulated throughout the mine.'.and the  miners immediately started the work of  rescue.   John.'H. IMadkenzie; the. man  ager, .was notified of,the accident, and  promptly appeared on the spot.   After  tliree hours of hardwork, the voices of  McDonald and Gunn were heard calling  for help.   This gave the miners: new  courage; as at flrst they were believed  to  have been crushed  to  death',  and  Within half an hour ithey were reached.  When found their bodies were' pinned  ibetsvveen ibroken' timbers and  'covered  with debris.   Both men were exhaust  ed; they were relieved from their per  flous .position very, quickly, and brought  to.the suface,,-where medical ,aid was  In readiness.   About   ten    feet    from  iwhere McDonald and Gunn were found,  the lifeless ibody; of the/ superintendent  was discovered, but Jt.'was' not until  several   hours   later   that   the rescue  party  were able  to  reach, the  body.  .When found it was lying face downwards,  a heavy timber 'having been  dnliveii endways against the, body.   The  body vvas terribly mangled, and there  Is no doubt ibut. that,death.-was instantaneous!',.,McDonald t and ;;,Gunn;i."were  taken .to.; the hospital, where,they, are  doing well,  and the doctors say that  they are'out of danger. ��� Great praise is  due /Joseph- Thorn;' the -shift "boss, for  the heroic manrier'iri whiclvhe led the  party, to ; the rescue of his comrades.  Crawling through; holes In the' cave In  the directions from which .cries for help  were being heard, where the, movement  of. a single ^timber,- might, have .started  .the cave again, ;and,it,,vvas only,,a few  minutes'iafter .the men had, been: rescued; that; the :.cave.':gaveanother,;lurch,  and.the iplace where: the, men-had ,'bein  entombed iwas ; completely  demolished.  The'men are'Ioud ln their praise''of the  gallant work of 'Manager John H. Mackenzie', 'who worked 'unceasingly until  the body Of the unfortunate 'superintendent was recovered. 'Louis A. Dunkle  came to Rossland from California last  fall and has becn..In..cliai'gc..'ofI-,tiie,.Le  Roi mine ever since.   The union men  ofythis camp feel that in the death of  Superlntendent'Dunkle they havelost a  great friend.   Both    the Injured:  111511  were members of tlie_union,_W.y_L._Mc  to agree; But labor organisations must  reserve tho right to strike when tho  necessity requires It. If we did not  have tliat right our organisation would  be of llttlo value. Mind, d am not in  favor of strikes, nor Is any inan In tho  movement at heart, but It is useful at  times to demonstrate our strength In  defence of our .members when necessary." ;  UNION HAT FACTORY.  A union hat factory will be opened in  this city within the next few days. It  will be known as the Boston Hat Company, William Taylor, manager. This  firm will manufacture'and renovate all  kinds of hats to order. Practical union hatters vvill be employed.  We bespeak tor the new enterprise,  which will be located at 506 Cordova  street, a successful business. Being a  home Institution, workingmen as well  as all others should patronize this placo  in preference to outside, concerns.  WILL HAVE TO ASK AUD. WYLIE.  At 2 p.m. on Thursday the police  coiurt convened as-usual, ivvlth Magistrate J. A." iR'iisseil on the 'bench. After  disposing of a drunk the crinvinal caso  Rex. .vs.: Rolllnson was talken-up, and  adjourned for one week. -Lawyer Williams, looking after the -prosecution,  asked whether the oity would not (bring  a witness from Kamloops to give evidence His worship replied that "they  would have to a^k (permission:from Aid.  Wylie first, as he. was .running things  now."  OFFICERS ELECTED.  The Uni ted Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners. elected officers at ita  last regular meeting as follows: President, A. 'E. Coflln; vice-president, Jos.  Dixon; recording secretary, Geo. (Dab-  bin; financial secretnry, J. M. Sinclair; ���  treasurer, J. Ferguson; conductor, G.  Tlngley; warden, G. H. Blair; delegates  to T. ,& ,L. council, R. IMacpherson. J.  M. Sinclair, Geo. Dobbin, Jos. Dixon,  Geo. AdamS; delegates to,B. T. council.  iM. McMuIlen, Levi C. DeWolfe.  ���    ��� RINGLING BROS.  CIRCUS.  The  world-famous ^iRlnghng Circus  will arrive in Vancouver on-August  "2nd, and/eive an afternoon, and even-,  ing performance here on August 23r<L  The 'big'oircus'posters will be allout  on Morris' boaids to-day. On its present tour, Vancouver ls the only city  'oh the British Columbia coast in which ,  the Ringlings vvill give a performance.  Every workingman should make an ef-  foit to have the little folks go and see  the big. show. , ,  NOTES FROM. THE: CAR ;'BARN".  James IMarshall returned Irom .a. holiday trip looking! hale and hearty.',;  Jack Campbell   resumed   duty after  two weeks on the sick-list.-, .';'.'"',,"���'-";  The boys are expecting a visit from  \V. D. Mahon, their international president,, who is V'Isiting the coast.cities.in  company 'with President Gompers of the-  a f. of,L. i-ii;: xii-"y:..n.  ��� The "Prince"- is 'busy these days receiving; the congratulations of:his.7many  friends' upon his'.'marriage 'last Saturday. A-yyfyXyiyr.ypy^  'A SOCIAL DANCE.  The Walters' and '.Waitresses' union  of Vancouver will hold a social dance  at North Vancouver on Wednesday,  August 20th. Chas. Parsons will bo  master of ceremonies, and the city band  orchestra will furnish tho music, which  facts are plenty ample to assure of the  affair being a success. Tho committee  In charge"l comprises: Chas. Over  (chairman),: J. H. Perkins (secretary),  and A. S. Harrington, from vvhom tickets may be .procured, likewise' from  the'different restaurants In the city.  Gentlemen Avilll ipay 50 cents, and ladles  will be admitted free.  Donald'being vice-president of the Miners' union.  The funeral, which was held on Tuesday, vvas the largest* that ever took  place In Rossland.','. The miners turned  out in a body and all the, civic otllclals  as well as others also attended.  At Monday night's mcet'ng of the  Typographical Union, No. -2'2ii, Bert  King vvas elected vicc-piesldent; W.  J. Mackay having resigned to become  distilct .organiser. Mr. Mackay is a  pioneer printer, in this province, being  a charter member of Victoria union,  aiid~weH~:ind~fav orably~known ii~"priu~~~  torial, circles.  The officers .chosen' 'by the Builders'  Laborers' Federal union, No. 32. for the  ensuing term are as follows: Fred. Collins, president; G. Payne, .secretary;  delegates .to the'Building Tiades council, G. Payne and John Sully.  LOCOMOTITVE ENGINEERS.  The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, according to an olllelal statement, has, bebn In .existence 3.'1, years,  and .has'now 330 subdivisions, conijuis-  lng'nlno-tenths of tho best engineers In  America. The organisation has contracts with 107' railroad companies, including 'nearly nil tho trunk lines.  They embody rates of pay and rules of  operation, regulations regarding overtime, treatment of employees and pre  , Sir. ,C. C. Copqland,: of the Kuitz cigar factory, has on exhibition at the  Regina samples.:ofnilI kinds and, makes  of cigars manufactured In the world.  The ;dlsplay Is a very .unique one, and  speaks volumes for the skill of the  e!garma.keis In this city, who can duplicate every one of the different makes.  The clerks held a successful "moonlight excursion nn Thursday, night on  the ss, Britannia.  , PLENTY OK AMUSEMENT. _  Driiniiiioi���What do you do to am uso  yourself In  this llttlo town?  Merchant���To amuse ourselves?  Why  there's 'something going on every night.  ,    .   ,,    ,"   ���' '       iMonday the Good Templars meet, Tues-  ventlon of unjust discharge or suspen-f. .  slon.     Chief Arthur has .been at the  heifd of the organlration for 2S years.  OPPOSED   TO   'Ml.'LOCK'.t  VAIjL.  Grand Chief Arthur, at Toronto last  week, In speaking of the matter, said;  "il am not in-favor of compulsory arbitration. I believe, however, that some  measure of arbitration should exist to  settle difficulties .when two parties fail  day tho Oddfellows, Wednesday'-'tho  payor meeting,. Thursday;-, the band  practices,', Friday the literary society,  Saturday the debating club and tho  choir; practice, and we go down .to the  depot every day t�� meet the , train.  We've -.it amusements to burn.���-Moyle  Leader.  The broad smile of monopoly at divisions in the, raiUks of laibor Is moving  around to the other side of the mouth.  m\ IICHAPERONED
By lloleu ltlemeinmydor.
"'Give what up?" he asked with interest. "Yiiv.r lii or Or your problem-V"
""-V-'he:-. U'.-.t 'hat which hrii'^
ie problems—yes, tliere are
:  when 1 vvonlil ghuilv bo rid
about   I
1110IIh''.ii:
of tl.-.U !
13m.1
'il is ('cwiirdlv,
sho
i.-n'
Mom   on   sinwly,
t it.   to   want   to
sOiiri: nny grout   ri'Sii'iuslNlity   which
li!V luiiv hritifj to iiiie?   I\ rhnps after
see   more   tn
gently, "I   i
i!y—mid
ihtUl   bo
Iill
ii timo  I  shall
iln'ii," iilio.^iii'l
i\]i)e to live narrr
Tlie oeciisiii'inl l'liiiii.'estntiiiii of the
o.'i-!,.'"'i,ii'M. ut' iit'i' v*)'.:i,'ii',!»:"—.i'i e::-
ViTii-n.c rule lr» l'tiit in his it'linions
vvii'i \.i.!,i":i—nji.i •nJo'l to him with
struun'i power. His ii:ir'» eyes grew
i'.iii'1-ii r ii.- thev iTslcil i:])ii!i lior nuw.
nm: the light in them I'l-eninc sot'tlv
liriliinut.
" IV. Forney," sho   said,   with   itn
nli'.uiil i'l'.:i:iK<'of  Iho   mi'.i.,>\",, "«■"■.:;•
iiiaiiii   vou   so   smMeiilv dccido that i
i.ia    jais.-lljiy   U-!   a ij'. t.r-i-i
i-lmo.-,?'    What example.-,   have
ni of tt?   "ily  going   iibim*-  the
y alone?   Or—or   nn"   otvoiuriu
to    you    at   the   party   last
cun.u
-\!y 'i
ynu 1:
.cuiiatiy
Kjier cli
Jii^lit?"
■•lXii-,h.    And tliis."
"He drew lier ver.-os from his  pnokcl"
mid spicad inn the pnjier on his knoe.
Sin.1   Miii'teil   at   siL'ht   of   them, uud
blushed painl'ullv.
"Why did yon rend them?" sho uslc-
■cd, looking offended.
"I did not know whose thoy wore.
But whim I had thought about it a
littlo, 1 guessed."
"They aro vory silly," sho said, as
she received tho sheet from him and
tucked it into her belt.
"Do you ever write for publication?"
"Oh, yes, I writo for publication. 1
virile for all tho leading American
imnxaziuos I I don't Ret published
'Ihnugh. My things co:i:o hack, you
know. Tlioso versos, howovor," she
added, touching tho paper in her holt,
"expressed my mood to-duy. 1 am always tempted to rush away to Eo-
hernia-laud whenever any one urges
mo to east my lot with tho followers
o£ Mrs. Grundy—as some one has
been urging me lutoly."
'Then you object. to Mrs. Grundy?"
"'I solllod my scoro with .her  some
time ago,   onco   for   all.    She  never
troubles mo now."
■"I iuii glad to hear you sny so. She
never did bother mc much. I was
not, constructed that way."
"Oh, • I   waut   to   ask  you   something," sho suddonly said, with childish eagci'uots'.   "Do you notice dress
jnnv:li?"
•"General'effects.   Not the dotails."
•"""."hat did you think of tho general
'ettoet oi tho gown I wore last night?"
"Satisfactory."
Sho looked relieved.
"I am glad.    I had never had it  on
before.   I bought  it   myself  without
'•anyone's advice, and I folt a littlo uncertain  about   it.    You see, "she explained, "it is actually tho first gown
I ever   bought  for   myself.    All  my
life long  I   havo  been  wearing old
inndo-ovcr    clothes — my   ancestors'
•clothe?, in fact ! We had an old chest
in anr attic at home,   wliich yielded
about anything  one  might happen to
•want.   It   clothed   mb  all  my   lifo.
"WTienil was a child, I generally went
about in black' silk!   Fancy!   I used
,   to feci liko on ancestor myself, sometimes !"
•"Did the anoeslors' wardrobe givo
ont suddonly, that you bought a now
frock from the shop?"
■"No, Iiut—oh, your nsimr that English word 'frock' reminds nio of some-
' tiling—I'll tell you. Lost winter I
•wont to England for tho first time,
to visit my mother's family. I landed
at, Glasgow, and took train to London, where my two Enelish uncles,
•wlium I had never soon, wero'to moot
me. I had sont them a sample of my
traveling gown with which to identify me, and of one tbcm had writton
to me not to delay coming, as he
kept constantly losing that sample.
It was niuo o'clock at night, when
*a.ll alone by myself,' I stepped from
my railroad carriago in London. Al-
— mosr_at_oiice~"I~saw"twomeii-oii-the
platorm of the station, oue of whom I
thought iiinst be my uncle, from his
resemblance to my mother. So I
placed myself where ho could see me.
His eyes immediately fell upon—not
tny face, hut my gown, and he camo
v.p to mc eagerly. Ho seized tho hem
of my jacket, examined it, '-then
turned with a cry of triumph to his
tiroihcr: 'This must ho tho frock I'
and Ireforo I conld collect myself,
ho had both his big arms around mo
and was kissing mo enthusiastically."
"You should havo shocked him
•with nn Amoricniiism, nnd said to
hira, 'Hold up a hit 'till I soo if your
xny man1' So you nro of English
birth?" l"ornoy asked.
"Yes. I wns horn in Australia,
though, nnd I havo lived iu America
wnoB 1 "was four years old.",
ifivho vouchsafed no further iufortn-
tiiiou nbout herself.
""It ii; timo I think," sho iprosontly
taid, "Jiiat wo began to wood our
way ho.r.owards, don't you think it
£*?"
Sin: rose as sh« spoke and shook
cmt lier gown.
"You do not  look fatigued from
your rambles," he remarked, as they
\TCii(, through tho woods.
"No.   I am pretty strong."
"1 happened  to pay a visit to your
"msndz'oss to-day,'' he  suddenly said.
giving her a swift side glance.
"My laundress?" she nskod, surprised.
"Tho woman wlio livos in tho log
cabin in tho woods."
''Oh, you mean hor!" she said, in
a slightly disturbed tone. "But sho
did not talk of mo, surely,  did> she?"
"Sho told mo what an exacting employer yon aro."
She looked perplexed. But in a
Hush hor face cleared. An idea had
coino to hor.
"Did sho spoak of nio by namo, or
just ns—as—I mean," sho coni'lndotl
confusedly, "did she really complain
to vou of Miss Rankin's exueting-
noss?"
"She mentioned iionnnies. She. calls
you 'the lady,' and Miss Halo'tho
Other Lady.' "
"Yes." Mini said, smiling.
"She will not havo your things finished hy to-morrow morning. I happened to be near tho cabin when sho
wns taken with a fainting spell. Sho
was very much troubled nt , being
hindered in hor work for you."
"Ten bad "
She glanced at him in surprise.
"That she was taken ill, of courso,"
she said.
"Why? On account of the inconvenience to you, littlo tyrant?"
"Surely you know I do not moan
that. It doesn't iiiconveniouco mo—
that is, I racaur—well!"
Sho fiouudered hopelessly. He
thought it was consciousness of guilt
that so confused her. It mado him
feel absurdly disappointed in hor.
His manner hecanio n bit cool iu spite
of himsolf. Somehow this trifling
flaw, iu her charoctor—hor lack of
candor no less than her want of kindness to tho poor widow—looked to
him quito black, and repolled him
moro than ho hnd oven beon repelled
hy Miss Hale's apparent shallowness
of mind and honrt.
"What did Mrs. Ryan say of—of
'tho Other Lndy'?'; Mira asked, her
head drooping as though she wero
ashamed to hold it up.
"I do not feel at liberty to toll you.
Mrs. Ryan spoko to mo of 'tho Other
Lady' in confidence"
"Oh!" sho breathed with an embarrassed clearing of her throat.
" You will forgivo her, wou't you,
for not keeping her promise to you?"
ho asked.
"Hor promise? You mean about
having my laundry finished by thoc
morning I shall forgivo hor—yes, of
course.''
"And now I have another favor to
ask of you." Ho hesitated, nnd sho
glanced up inquiringly. During their
talk about JIrs. Ryan his faco had
grown so cold, it had quilo chilled
her to look at "hiin. But now his
rather stern brow was clearing, nnd
when ho spoke again, his touo was From tho Echo IJoiiiinion Cit**. Man.
, fi- Recently while chatting with a ro-
gravely gontle. r of ^ Ec,      J]r   0r„n v
"Little girl, just proteud lhat 1 nm a woll.known rnrmer of Gruinidge,
your big brothor for an instant and lot I aim,., g,lve the following story • of
mo givo you a bit of advice. five years of great suffering from that
"Well?" sho snid yioldingly, and it jmost painful of discuses—rheumatism,
was hard   to   reconcile  tho  winning  Mr. Post said:—"There are few peo
One of the marvels of thc age in
sensational show features is tho perilous feat known as "Loop theLoop"
which vvill be performed at the Winnipeg Industrial exhibition July 21
to "23, this year. Diavolo, who docs
the trick, knows full well the danger
he runs every time lie performs it. In
Minneapolis, the second day of the
Elks' fair, Diavolo forgot his usual
caution ami vvas hurled from the
track to Ihe soft sawdust beneath, a
distance of ovcr thirty feet. Fortunately he escaped serious injury, anil
vvill lie in good condition to appear
at Winnipeg's big fair. To the ordinary  observer.   Mic  "fjOop  the   Loop"
performance looks liko a mun riding
head down on a bicycle track like a
fly on the ceiling. ""
The public has been surfeited with
bicycle riding tricks of the ordinary
sort, iind the Winnipeg Industrial exhibition management claims that it
has in Diavolo a feature that vvill be
perhaps one of the biggest drawing condition are most favorable. He suf- Tho performance will - be given ln
curds nt tiie fair this year. fereil a severo shock,  but says   that Canada for tho first time at tho Win-
Late reports iu regard to Dinvolo's    no mishaps vvill occur in the future,  nipeg Industrial, July 21 to 25.
l'Voin the top of the cathedral spire
in Mexico you can see the entire city,
and the most striking feature of the
view is the . absence of chimneys.
There is not a chimney in all Mexico;
not a grate, nor a stove, nor n furnace. AU the cooking i.s done with
charcoal in Dutch ovens.
REMARKABLE CASE
TOLD BY    MR.  ORLIN  POST,     OK
CHUMHKH", M.YN'ITOl'A.
Suffered Greatly For Five Years
From Rheumatism—Doctors nnd
Many Medicines Failed to Help
Him, Hut lie Cot the Right Medicine at Last.
Wt^ /LruAeff^e/u^ tS&Hcf!ds
tfeos, Wpffet.
&
sweetness  of  her voico with what ho
knew of hor selfishness.
"Or hotter still, imagine me your
father—lam hig enough to ho," he
said, looking with a smile down upon
her small stature.   "But no, if I wero
pie, unless they have been similarly
nlllicted, can understand how much 1
suffered during those live years from
the pains of rheumatism. They were
times vvhen 1 vvas wholly unable to
do any work, and to merely attempt
to move my limbs caused the great-
your father,   I  should  noti advise—I  est agony.   I    tried several' doctors
should lay down tho law." .but they seemed quite unable to euro
"No," sho   objected,   "you  would  me.   Then I tried several  advertised
that   kind  of a father, I am  medicines,  that    were highly  lecom-
mended for this trouble, but they also failed to bring the longed for release from pain. As these medicines
failed me one after the. other, 1 began to look upon the. trouble, as in-
not  bo
sure."
"Aro you? You and Miss Halo
would not agree about mo thou. She
doesn't think  mo so loinb-like.   Sho
asked mo last night,'Do you over lose  curable,  and vvas almost in despair.
your temper and got vory angry?'   'I
usually have myself in hnnd,' I  told
her.   But  sho   shook  her   hoad.   'I
should, bo   afraid  of  thoso  oyes of
yours,' sho said,   'if  you  were  ever
augry with mo.   Tliey look as if they
could become fiorco on occasion 1' But
you," he added, regarding hor  curi-
At this time some friends asked me
.why I did not try Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills, and 1 decided to make at
least, one more effort to obtain a cure.
I know my case was not only n severe
one, but from the failure of oilier
medicines a stubborn one. aad [ determined that the pills should have a
fair trial, so I bought a dozen boxes
ously, "are'sure I would not ho   that  i took them according to directions,
kind   of  a   fathor'—the   sort  to  lay  and before they vvere gone there was.
down the law?'
"You would be
a great improvement in my condition
a  wise   father,   I  biit 1 was not fully cured.   1 then got
think—not an arbitrary  one.   As  for  another half dozen boxes, and by the
time tho third'of thoni were emptied
I had not an ache or o pain left and
was able to do a good hard day's
work without feeling any of the tor-
being afraid of you,-1 cannot imagine
myself. Somehow," sho said, looking half doubtful, "I have a feeling
of coufidonoe in you—I cannot help timT^'annul for five years made my
it." life miserable.   You may say for mo
"In spite of yourself?" he question- that I do not think there is any
"ed; "Your tono-implios_that~you- medicine -in—the - world-can-emial-IV.-
would not beliovo iu mo if you oould Williams' Pink Pills as a cure for
help it " I rheumatism.   It is several years since
"Yes, in spite of "   she began, "^ <:U1? w'lf ^zted. and as I have
,     . iii      iiut ii      t    i_   never since had the least sign of tho
and  stopped  short.     'Well,    I   do  tr ,. mn]t x can        kbwlth nu_
behove m you any way. thority.
"In spito of what?" ho insisted. Whcn such severe cases as this are
, "Nothing. What is tho paternal, entirely cured it is not surprising
or fraternal advice to which I must that Dr., Williams' I'ink Pills have
listen?" 'made    such       a great      reputation
"But I wish to hear tho conclusion 'throughout the world for the cure of
of thnt remark I   Your confidence in  other diseases due to poor or watery
.blood.   Paralysis,    St. Vitus' dunce,
consumption,     dyspepsia,
07L, -$£,  frULS^Uf.
tdu- ft - <Ufe/ ffcruift-JMf fo&Le uMini/
ft/fue^ JuArtftrri/ ' "
mo must ho qunlifiod by soirio vory
blushing at
tho moro thought of it.   Now I want
5^^,-V?.-d_,?a5^__f??^7??,?,l, JS™^1"*.?! IpnilXtion  of    the  heart,     ncrvou.
headache,  fcnialo ailments and  neur-
to hoar what it is. n)K|a nre ninong thc otlier troubles
"I wou't toll you." they    havo cured    In   .thousands of
"Why this becomes serlons! I am cases.   Only    the genuine    pill  will
really getting  curious.   Como I Con-  cure—substitutes    never cured    nny-
fess whnt dark suspicion of mo lurks j thing—nnd  to avoid substitutes you
in your mind?"
must see    that the full name
•Dr.
you I beliovo in you,
"In spito of what?"
Sho wns sileut.
■aSftSi.      [to be continued.]
It Lookn Thnt Wny.
"Truth ls mighty rind will prevail."
quoted the good man.
"1 would Infer," returned the other,
"that you think thnt truth always has
tlie machine guns on Its side."—Chicago
Tost.
50 cents a box or six boxes for §2.50
bv addressing thc Dr. Williams' Mod
•cine Co., Brockville, Out.
No    wise    man ever
younger.—Swift.
w islied to bo
Tlie • biggest raft ever sent down
the Mississippi is on its way to St.
Louis. It contains 11.000,000 feet
of logs, nnd requires two powerful
steamers to handle it.
OUR MEN AND WOMEN.
Canada's   PopuliitJiin   .4vc<mlii!£   io Sezei
aud Coiijti^itl I unUltiuti,
Tho census bulletin, giving the po]>-
ulation according to sexes and
conjugal condition, shows that in
Ontario tliero has been a decrease in
single mules since tho last decade.
In Nova Scotia there was a decline
in the number of singlo females. In
Trinco Edward Island tho bachelors
nnd spinsters and married males and
females have decreased. Tho incrousvs
in Ontario were: 'Mules, 27,1.">4; females, 41.472; single females,' 857;
married males, 34,717; widowed females, 9,(327. Tho decrease in single
males vvas 10,851. In Quebec the
increases of population were: Males,
S0,3i:l; females, 80,050; single
mules, 44,(307; single females, 46,-
lgj;',/narriod males, 32,692; married
females, 28,758; widowed males, 2,-
985; widowed females, 5,144. In
Nova Scotia the increases were:
Males, 6,549; fenialns, 2,629; single
mails, 722; married males, 5,213;
married females, 3,846; widowed
moles, 505; widowed females, 1,084,
The loss of single females was 2,343.
In1 Nevv Brunswick tho gains In tho
respective classes wero: Males, 4,900;
females, 4,957; singlo males, 932;
single females, 731; married males,
3,592; married females, 3,075; widowed males, 341; widowed .females,
1,106. The decreases in Prince Edward Island, were: Males, 2,922; females, 2,897; . singlo males, 2,946;
singlo females, 2,958, married males,
20; married females, 65. Widowo:l
males show an increase of 39 aid
widowed fomales an increase of 117.
-lB-Manitoba-increascs-in-each-cla£s
were ns follows: Males, 53,990; females, 48,451; single males, 34,740;
single females, 28,935; married males,
18,022; married females, 3,075; widowed males, 1,210; widowed females,
1,929. British Columbia's increases
were: Males, 51,078; females, 29,-
006; single males, 31,593; single females, 10,078; niarriid males, 18,-
473; married females; 12,300; widowed males, 700; widowed females,
931. The.increases in the Northwest
Territories wore: Males, 49,827: females, 42,314; singlo males, 30,780;
single females, 23,501; married
males, 18,917; married females, 17,-
014; widowed males, 1.119; vvldovvotl
fomales, 1,789. In 1901 there were
(161 divorced persons in Canada, of
which 339 were males uml 322 females. Tho number of divorced poisons by sexes In the several provinces is given us follows: British
Columbia, 52 males, 37 females;
Manitoba, 18 males, 17 females;-''New
Brunswick, 35 males, 45 females;
Nova Scotia, 49 males, 42 females;
Ontario, 111 males, US females;,
l'rinco Edward Island, 5 males, 9 females; Quebec, III males, 27 females,
Northwest Tciritones. 0 males, 10
females; Yukon, 25 males, 11 females; other teriitones, 3 males, 7
,'cmaluu.
Tlio cabled report of the terms of
peace said that "all burghers outside the limits of tho Transvaal and
Orange Bivor Colony," etc., vvere to
bo brought back to their homes. The
correct version, according to London
papers, is "all burghers in the held,
outside," etc. This makes rather a
material difference to those refugees
in the United States vvho intended
applying to the British authorities
to pay their passages to South Africa. ,,,"
A Chicago Judge has held that a
fourth wife has no ground for'divorce
in tho fact that her husband insists
that the mother of his first wife
shall livo .witli them. The court's
view is that a man has a right to
keep his mother-in-law in the house,
"just as he has a right to keep a
dog." Chicago papers are naturally
wondering if wife No: 9 would have
no grounds for divorce if the husband
insisted in • keeping his first three
mothers-in-law in the house. But
surely not oven a Chicago man would
insist on this.
Keen MAM'S LMCIT in th" House.
There are doors in some old houses
of Holland' which vvere in former days
never used except for funerals and
weddings. After the bride and groom
lhad passed the door was nailed up
jto await the next occasion.       i   '
Maxim's cavalry gun, which, fires
700 shots a minute, weighs but thirty pounds and can bo carried strapped to a soldier's back. The gun he
made for the Sultan of Turkey fires
770 shots a minute, but it is a field
piece on wheels.
Good taste    is the modesty of the I
mind.—Mine, de Girardin.
A Tale of Sprlin,
Tho sunshine warm and budding tre«s
Made Johnny feci quito gay.
Ho wont to swim; tho obsequies
Are being held today.
A lady writes: " I was cnub'cd to remove
thecoma, root and branch, by the uteof
Iloilon'iiy'tj Corn Curo." Olliors who have
tried it huve tlio samo expericueo.
Where the bottom of tho ocean is
bad an ocean cablo will frequently
last only three or four years, but on
good bottom wire tnken up after
twenty years has tieen found almost
ns good as ever.
Worms dornngo tho vvholo systom. Mother
Gravis' Worm Extctminutor dorunges
worms, nnd gives rust to tho sufforor, It only
coats 25 cents lo try It and bo convinced.
A lens sixty inches in diameter has
just been cast at the Stniidurd plate
gluss works in Butler, Penn. It Is
for the telescope of the American
University of Washington.
If nttncliod with cliolorn oritimtnor complaint
of miy kind buuil nt ouco fur ii bottlo of Or. J.U.
Kollogy'flDjsi'ntry Cordial end uxo it accord*
Int; to directions. It nets with wondorfnl rapidity In subduing thnt dreadful risenso Unit
woaliemi tbo Btronmwt man and tlint dostroya
tho young and dclicnio. Thoso who hnvo usod
this cliolorn medicino i"ny It nets promptly, uud
novor (alia to offoct u thorough curo.
Friondshlp is tbo. shadow of tho
evening, which strengthens vvith the
setting sun of life.—La Fontaine.
Tho Drltrhtoit riowerg mnst fade, bat
young livos oudungorcd by RCvoro couubs i nd
colds may bo preserved by Dr. Thomas' Kclec-
trio OU. Croup, wlioopinir cough, bronchitis,
In short all affections uf tlio thro.it uud lun/;u,
aro relieved by this sterling preparation, which
also romodics rheumatic p>ins, e res, I rii'^ea,
pilos, klduoy dlUicuity, unu is most economic*
AsK for Minard's anil -tuie bo otner.fi
London has,  maintained for many'
years  pre-eminence i'.i the fur trade.
American and Hussiau'   buyers both*i
visit that city to buy furs originally |
taken in their    own respective countries.   The sales' amount to 820,000-
000 a year.
There are no rules for friendship. |
Tt must be left to itself; we cannot |
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Minneapolis,    -   -   -    Minn. DISTURBED   RUSSIA.  WHY THE EMPIRE OFTHE C2AR IS IN  A TROUBLOUS CONDITION.  New Sleuanes to  thi* pysletu Wlilrli Since  ihe Uajre uf reler Have llrld.lha Mua.  covlte   Millions  In   Hti  Iron tirlp���The  /   Social Uemucraey of Itu.slii���Krtmi mic  Culiirn for'rI>Ue(��iil*.nt, Tti���.  These ore troublous times In tho  dominions of the Czar. Outbreaks*  against an established order of  things aro numerous and are l.e.oin-  ing more and more frequent. Tliey  nre assuming new forms and in.olv-  ing now factors and offiring new  menaces to the system which since  the days of 1'otor has held the Muscovite millions iu an Iron grip.  Not only are the students and educated folks concerned in the revolutionary movement which is spreading in the soiitlieni districts of tho  Kmpire in Europe, but the industrial  population and even the peasants aro  rising In fury aguinsi existing conditions. Hccently, Il is reported, 18,-  000 peasants  in  Poltava and  Klnir-  CZAK NICHOLAS II.  kov arose in their might and sacked  eighty estates. The army, too, is  said to be infected with the growinj  spirit of freedom and can no longor  be depended on. Sonic of the Cossacks  not  long ago  refused  to  obey  ! orders against a mob, and it is said  they had been on the point of revolt  against M. Siphiguine, the Minister  of the Interior, before he vvas murdered.  Meanwhile rumors of administrative reform come from St. Petersburg, and it is even said, with a persistency that gives it special emphasis, that the Czar himself, alarmed  over the present state of affairs, vvill  Bhortly issue a rescript giving Russia  a constitution similar to the scheme  for administrative reform drawn up  by the lute Oeneral Loris Melikoff  when he vvas "tlinislcr of tho Interior  and which was sanctioned by the late  Czar Alexander 11.  Tho revolutionary movement is  headed by a compact organization  known as tho Sociul Democracy of  Russia. Its program is practically  that of evory .Socialist party in  Europe. This organization is not  to bo confounded vvith the anarchists, as the Socialists claim there is  not nn anarchist in their ranks. The  anarchists aro opposed to government in any form. They are opposed to parliaments, voting and what  they call majority rule, whereas these  aro things the Socialists arc fighting  for. The socialist system of universal co-operation," based on the principlo of initiative government is their  \ goal, but for the present they want  those'popular institutions which   all  ��� civilised nations in tho world enjoy  as a matter of course.  Various causes tend to contribute  to the unrest which, existing in Russia for many years, has now assumed an acute und serious phase. Iiv  tho first place, the goi eminent of the  country is an absolute hereditary  monarchy, the entire legislative, executive and judicial powers of which  are united in thc Czar, whoso will is  law.  The' administration of the Empire  is intrusted to four great boards or  councils, possessing separate functions, but each controlled by and supposed to be in touch vvith the sovereign. Those are the council of  state, the ruling senate, the holy  synod nnd the committee of Ministers. For many years this system of  administration has been unpopular  with the masses, who, taught.ljy German Socialists and other foreign agitators  that     their     manhood  rights  GItAND DUKE MICIIAKL.  were trampled upon and that they  are Just, us much serfs now as bcforO  eiiiiinclpntioH, have organized to a  certain extent in a demand for not  only a more liberal administration of  locals 'affairs, but for, a national administration based upon the constitutions of such limited mona rchles as  Prussia and England. .-  i These are the political causes of  thc  existing    discontent  in   Russia.  The economic causes oro also many.  For at least fivo years the harvests  in Russia have been poor, and last  year and in 1900 tho prevailing  drought almost ruined the crops in  the southeastern provinoes and In  those across the Caucasian mountains. Thc result vvas destitution almost approaching a famine. To remedy the needs of the peasantry the  Minister of the interior was given an  appropriation from the imperial Exchequer.    The  distribution  of   relief  COUNT LAIt.N-UOlSFl;.  Recently Mini ter of Koi<*ii:n ..(fair-,  wns placed in the hands of parochial  oilicials, and it was asserted that instead of relieving the needy these officials appropriated most of the  money to their own i.se.  Another cause of popular discontent was the treatment of the students in the universities. They were  called upon to do military duty, und,  as thi.s interlcred vvith their studies,  they protested. This finally led to  riots in St. Petersburg and Moscow,  when many were killed. The peasantry, from whom many of tho students spring, sympathise with tho  latter and resent what they regard  us the persecution of.the government.  Russia has made great progiess  during the hist decade or two. It  has developed wonderfully along  economical lines, and this development is bound to find its reflection in  politics. People liave better chances  of hearing what is going on in other  lands nowadays. Try as the Government will, it cannot keep the population from contact with the current of life in the civilized world at  large. In the first place, the number  of common people who can read is  getting larger every day, all the efforts of tho authorities to the contrary notwithstanding.  In the second place, the increasing  industrial resources of thc country  throw larger and larger masses of  the village population into the cities,  where they quickly learn what ls going on in France, England or America, for instance. All this has the  effect of widening the horizon of tho  lower classes and opening their eyes  to the fact that they are living under a regime which in other places  has long since been discarded. Still  moro important is .the experience'  which the masses get with the police  in tlieir struggle for better wages  and more humane treatment at the'  hands of thcir employers.  The most significant feature of the  situation is the open sympathy which  hundreds of army officers evince for  the new movement. Without assistance from this quarter, at least  passive and moral, little could bo  accomplished toward the desired end.  With tho moral, if not the active,  support of thc army anything is possible in  the way of political reform.  Most of the strength of tho Socialist organization is concentrated in  the cities, being mainly embodied in  ADMIRAL AIXXll.FF.  Kcw RiiRilnti Minister of Foieigii Atfuiri.  thc factory population, while the  peifnntry is for the most part ton  ignorant to appreciate tlie inclining  of the agitation, except in a crude  way. As the army is largely innde  up of this element of the papulation  there would be llttlo hope for the  movement were It not for the fact  that thoy aro lu constant contact  with tho Socialists. The thing is in  the air, so that tho soldiers, more  especially tho oillcers, inibibo Hie loen  from the very atmosphere that sin-  rounds them.  The underground press of tho new  party Is also very active. Several  of the larger factory towns print revolutionary papers. The pollco s-truin  every nervo to discover tho printing  olllces and occasionally succeed. In  almost every case, however, 'a now  establishment takes the place of the  one detected within a few days after  the raid. Tho leading underground  organ is called The Spark and has  been coming out regularly for sover-  al months.  Thus it is that there are many  causes for the spirit of revolution  now abroad in the Czar's dominions.  Religion makes good armor, but  it's no good as a cloak.���Chicago  Dally News.  TOURING IN AN AUTO  LATE3T FAD OF THOSE WHO WISH TO  SEE EUROPE IN STYLE.  Not Necessary lo Own an Automobile to  l��iiji*r Thla Pleasure���Some Idea of the  Coat of Snch an Outing;���Hints to Those  Who VVaat to Vl.lt the Old World In  1-lvasant Fnsblon.  The latest fad for European travelers is touring in an automobile.  It vvill surprise many people lo learn  how comparatively cheaply this may  bo done. Indeed any one vvho can  afford to visit Europe on n pleasure  Jaunt can afford to indulge in aii  automobile tour, for it is by no  means necessary to purchase a machine. One can bo chai-lercd us a  yacht would be and at much less  cost. '  A good serviceable touring car  may be rented in London or Paris  for about SHOO, possibly less, for a  month or six weeks. This will include If the rentul be made in Paris  the services of a chauffeur, though it  vvill not pay the latler's board and  lodging. As far as that question is  concerned u gentleman and his wife,  with their chauffeur, can tour Great  Britain. Fiance, Germany, Austria  and northern Italy at a total outlay  not exceeding S25 a day. Tliis will  include cost of motive "power, and  hotel and wayside expenses for three  travelers.  It is advisable lo make n. trial trip  in the automobile one contemplates  renting in order to test its comfort  giving qualities, for of course comfort is tlie prime requisite on such a  trip. Then again the strength of  tho machine should be carefully proved. Henri Fourtiicr, the noted  French racing chauffeur, advises the  selection of an auto of gasoline motive power of not less than eight  horsepower tunl vvith pneumatic tires.  An entire repair 1 il, with a quantity of inner tubes for tires and pumps  in good order, is a necessary part of  the equipment.  Your  automobile chosen,   the  next  -"5S��g^^^f^ife^^rSJLiffer<  AUTO TOURISTS IS HIANCC.  question is the matter of apparel and  baggage. For u-.spring trip fairly  heavy clothing is advised, as the  morning air is apt to be chill. A  man will find topboots useful, while  an automobile rug cut so as to fold  and buckle around the waist and legs  like overalls will be comfortable and  convenient. The visor of the cap  should 'bo low, so that the wind will  not blovy It off, and the jacket ought  to button up snugly and the gloves  come over the sleeves to protect arms  and chest from the breeze.  A woman will be bothered greatly  by dust in her hair unless she wears  a silk hood covering it entirely. The  hood sliould tic under the chin, as  hatpins aro not of much use in an  automobile. Her skirt ought to be  of the golf or ra\ny day pattern, so  as not to impede her movements  while entering or leaving the car.  Long gloves, a heavy veil and white  automobile glasses are absolutely indispensable, as the woman who tries  to do without them will speedily discover.  The tourist will not suffer from  hud roads as long as he confines  himself to France, England, Holland  or rtulgiiim, for the roads in any of  theso countries are proverbially excellent. An important point to be  considered is the fl!Lali_ty=_of_gasoliiie_  obtainable in the several countries.  France and England are all right in  this respect, but in Italy, Germany  and Austria the supply should bo  carefully tested.  Still nnother very important point  is the matter of customs duties. Usually a deposit is left, at thc border,  redeemable if return be made at the  port of entry. Of course this is a  groat nuisance to the tourist and can  bo obviated if one is fortunato  enough to obtain a card from the  Automobile Club of France, which  will be recognized as a passport.  The amount of ground one can  cover on' u tour Is something astonishing, for a good automobile can  make with ease '200 miles a day, including' slops for meals. The question of food need not bother the  traveler, for on those roads which  one is likely lo follow vvay.slde inns  abound, and at some meals can be  obtained at astonlslilngly low rates.  lllcycl*. fur  I ito. '  An eastern manufacturer of bicycles  being compelled to go away on a  business trip about thc time an interesting domestic event was expected, left orders for tho nurso to wire  him results according to the following formula: If a boy, "Gentleman's  safety arrived." If a girl, "Lady's  safety arrived." The father's state  of mind may he imagined when, a  few days later, ho received a telegram containing the ome word "Tan-  dam."  MEW EAST ANGLIAN FLAG.  A   I'lmaaiit   surprise   In   Theie   Days  of  Heraldic  iircuflence���St.  George  nm] M. rrtmund.  It is a pleasant surprise, in these  days of heraldic decadence, says The  Daily Graphic, to find that a really  handsoiAc iind correct nevv flag has  come into'existence. Our illustration  *o��'s the new East Anglian flag,  adopted by the London Society of  East Anglinns in accordance with  tho recommendation of Ihe committee  appointed for the purpose of inventing Muh nn ensitn. "Mindful of the  great traditions of East. Angliu,"  says Mr.  Charles Fenton,  the sverc-  ST. GEOItGi: AND ST  KHMUN'n:   A XCW TLAO  FOll i:.vpt .VNOI.IA.  tary, in a report on the dug, "it has'  been the endeavor of the committee  to obtain a Hag width should be especially associated with tho old  Kingdom of Enjle, or Angle Land,  from which Emjard takes ils name,  and be also a worthy emblem of East  Anglian energy."  The design of Jlr. C. "II. Lnngham,  ono of the mcmicis of the .society,  has been chosen���namely, the ensign  of St. George, "argenI a cross gules,  charged with an escutcheon bearing  "the arms of St. Edmund���namely,  azure three crowns or." Uliile thus  associating the arms of St. Edmund,  the East Aii'ilinn King and martyr,  with those of the patron saint of  Ennland, provision hns been made in  it, adds Mr. Pinion, "to enable our  kindred in other pans to come within its folds and share its significance.  The first quarter of the Hag has been  exclusively reserved for them, and it  is suggested that in it should bo  placed the badge (as distinct from  the arms) of the I'ominun. State or  colony in which East Anglians may  bo resident. For example. East Anglinns in" Canada should ndd the maple leaf, in Australia the kangaroo,  and so forth."  In this matter the East Anglians  have taken a step which micht well be  followed by other ancient provin 'es  of England���Mereia, for instance,  and Wcssox. Several very interesting  (lags might thus conic into existence  for the coronation festivities���an auspicious occasion, surely, for the evolution of new flu'?s���and help to adorn our streets. One thing only impairs the keen satisfaction with  which the few surviving lovers of heraldic symbolism will hail the East  Anglian flng, and that, is that thc  (lag is not of the ancient square  shape, but is of the odious modern  "twice as long as hi'��� h" form, so ilf  adapted for heraldic display. On a  modern (lag the cross of St. George  js distorted in nbsurb fashion, the  cross arms being longer than the  shaft, whereas in thc ancient banner  the arms were at least of equal  length. A perfectly square flag is a  handsome enough object on a stuff,  as'may be seen in the case of the  German Imperial banner, which preserves the' mediae'.al form, and the  name "banner," there correctly used,  is a' finer sounding word than flag.  "The banner of East Anglia" is a  better phrase than 'Ithe East Anglian  flag."   -'  ST. VINCENT ISLAND.  PICTURESQUE   PLACE WRECKED  VOLCANIC OUTBURSTS.  BY  Tlio filpsv Kins Dead.  The death took place list week,  says Lloyd's Weekly, suddenly, of  Charles Fan Blythc. king of the gipsies, at Yctholm. Thp coronation of  'the king some two years ago was an  event of inteiest throughout the  country, hundreds of people assembling at the village in the Cheviots  wh.'re the blacksmith���by gipsy right  thc king-maker���placed the crown on  M!��us of 111;; Kruptlon in 1812���Mount  Soufrlere at Time Time Sent Ita Death  Dealing lire. Over the Jloal lte��ullful  Tropical liland in the liritish Heat  Indira Croup-CIImulA Very Humid.  St. Vincent, which has also suffered from the eruption of its ovvn Sou-  fiiero volcano, is one of the most  beautiful nntl picturesque Islands of  the liritish West Indian group, says  The New York Pi ess. lt has an area  of I'M square miles and has been described as one of the Hashing jewels  that lie like a necklace around the  CiiribLcan Sea. The last liritish census credited it vvith a population of  50,01)0, of which a largo majority  nre negroes engaged in the cultivation of sugar cane, which is the  principal crop. Two hundred yours  ago it vvas the home of the Carib  Indians. A few descendants of these  original owners of the island still exist en lands granted to them by the  British  Government.  St. Vincent, liKo all the islands in  the group, is of volcanic origin and  culminates in the vast crater of  Morne y Gnrou, which in 18112 was  the scene of a tremendous eruption..  L'illicns of tons of rock and earth  were hurled high into the air. Part,  as molten lava, flowed down into the  sea; part, shivered into thin dust,  was carried high up into the clouds.  For three days the awful convulsions  of nature continued. Thc dust from  the crater so obscured the rnys of the  sun and brought on-a darkness so  terrifying that the'few survivors believed tlio world had come to an end.  Tlio impalpable dust was carried by  the trade vvii.ds to thc islands of  Il.irbndocs and St. Li^cia and turned  day inio night. The inhabitants became panic stricken with fear and  abandoned their ordinary vocations  anil devoted themselves to prayers  and fasting.  This wns the closing period of a  series of volcanic eruptions which  had lasted two years, and the direction of the seismic wave vvas not unlike that which has devastated  Mar-  Tim DKAD lill'Mf KIN'R.  the head of Charli"-- The king, who  has sinco been a subject of great interest to visitors, was between 70  B0 years of nge al the time of his  death. Ho was a son of the ronovvn-  '.-d Esther Fun, the noted gipsy queen. Ho led a wandering life  till far pnst middle age, when he returned to tako up his regal rights,  and was received vvith acclamation  hy tho gipsy race. King Charles  leaves a widow nnd family.  True pleasures uplift a man.    The  false ones aie his vices.���Judce.  WAP OK BT. VINOEST.  Sbaded portion shows territory destroyed,  tinique. The disturbance in 1812  seemed to pass under the bod of thc  ocean to Venezuela. Caracas, thc capital of that country, was partly destroyed by nn earthquake, und 10,-  000 persons perished. With the exception of thc great Lisbon earthquake the eruption of the mighty  mountain was tho most frightful cataclysm known to the world up to  that time. 1 he whole configuration of  iho island was changed. Thc, eastern  end sank into thc sea, und where it  stood theie is now a great depth of  water. 'I he volcanic forces remained  quiescent until 18S2, and then the  warning rumble was heard again, but  it was a false alarm, and the terrible scenes of tho early part of the  century were not repented.  Tho island of St. Vincent lies 100  miles west of Uarbadocs and between  St. Lucia and the Grenadines. From  north to south stretches a ridge of  high, wooded hills, extending to thc  sea on either side. The Soufrlere,  whose eruption recently started, is  in the northwest. It towers 3,000  feet.above the sea. Its crater is three  miles in circumference and 500 feet  deep. From the summit the view on  all sides was .superb. Eastward, over  tho. new crateV, formod in 1812, the  Atlantic was visible through the hill  ranges, westward to the bloo waters  of the Caribbean and on the margin  of the bay the quaint and curious  town of Chateau. Bolnir. Travelers  who have stood on the highest point  describe the view of Morne , Garou  as a spectacle of awe inspiring grandeur,��� - with-the-viisl-forest-ciambcr--  ing over lofty peak mid deep hewn  glen right lo tlie northern verge,  where, twenty miles oil, th* island  dips under the blue waves.  The climate of St. Vincent is unusually humid, the average rainfall  being seven feet nnnuully. But thc  mortality rate is, low, and the inhabitants enjoy excellent health. The  soil in tho valleys is a rich loam,  well calculated for the growing of  cotton and cocoa palms, as well as  siii-.ur caue. The average temperature  Is 8j degrees !���'. in the highlands. In  the lowlands it hovers between 00  and DA.  It is the home of the giant lireliy,  whose phosphorescent, brilliancy Is  so great that one lly will shed sufficient light by which to read a book  or newspaper. A do/en of these insects will light up a large room, and  the Caribs in the olden days used  them for purposes of illumination.  Unlike tho birds in the tropics farther south, the birds of the forests of  St. Vincent nro not only brilliantly  feathered, but are possessed of melodious song. One is a sort of mountain  oriole, which has a note of peculiar  sweetness and wonderful penetration.  As in . most countries whore  earthquakes nre feared, the houses  nro, as a rule, one story in height.  The more pretentious are two stories, and the public buildings are  three, but the descendants of tho  Carib Indians regard these as dangerous and cannot be induced to en-  tor 'them.  MISS AGNES C. LAUT.  The  Clever VViuiilpi.{:   Lady   Who   ll'nilo  "Hurulda of l.niplri,"���^keicli uf  ll*r Hrillhuit l urerr  Miss Agnes C. Lnut, author of  "Heralds of Empire," just published,  is a native of Winnipeg. While in lier  junior year at the Manitoba University, Miss I.aut's health failed, and  sho was sent to spend the summer ia  the mountains, among the Hockies  and Selkirks. There she gathered  much of the material used in her  first novel, "Lords of the North."  For The Winnipeg Free Press sho  wrote some political editorials, which  attracted much attention and wero  widely copied, iiltliotigh neither    th��  .MISS ACNES C. I.AOT.  sex nor the name of the author was  known. Some two and a half years  ago Miss Laut left The Free Pi ess  to go to New York, where she waa  engaged to do specinl conespondenco  for some of the larger papers of tho  metropolis. Her work since then has  been larirely sketch work and articles descriptive of Canadian scenery  and travel. Eight weeks she spent in  cruising along the coast northward  from St. John's in a Government  mail boat.-Last summer, in company  with two other women, nnd taking  with them fourteen pack horses with  provisions, a boy, and guides, Miss  Lnut spent some months in the glacier regions of the Selkirks, many  miles  from the railway.  ANARCHISTS AND LAUREATE.  Fear of   Mullets anil Vi'rn-   at Coronation  VerEe Iiu-vitablt*.  King Edward is said to be apprehensive of Anarchists at his coronation, but a more lively fear is of Alfred Austin's additional stanza for  tho National Anthem. Vigilant policemen and soldiers can frighten Anarchists into inaction. Sa power of  this world can subdue the laureate of  England. Sir. Austin has heaid that  it will be necessary to write another  verse for "God Save ihe King," and  ho says he is going to do it. It is  a job which even Tennyson did not.  accomplish vvith much ciedit. At.  Quoin Victoria's request Tennyson  wrote two nuw verses of the National Anthem in 1S."5S, and they wero  sung on the occasion ot tho Princess Royal's marriage. The lines aro  not generally known:  God blCHs.our Prince nnd brldel ,  God keep their lands allied, '    .'  God save tlie Queen! .. '_���'  Clothe thcui wltfi righteousness, "���:  Crown thorn with happiness, '  'i  ��� Tliem with all blessings bless, J   .  God save the Queen! |j  ������:;  Fair fall this hnllow'il hour, ;i ':")[  Farewell our England's llower,    '��"';:,:  God Rive tho Queen! -   ' ir':ij  Farewell,  fair rose of May! JJi    i  Let both the peoples ��ay. '.. ' -:'  God bless the marriage dny, |i    ',  God bless the Queen. ,   '  ���"  It is said that Tennyson did not  like to be reminded of this production.  MISSIONARY   EXHIBITION.  A Unfque Show af  Nutlvo   llri-m and Object* of llell^loim Interest.  A British Empiie Missionary Exhibition for the parishes of Kensington and the neighborhood was recently opened at the town hall, Kensington, by the Duke of Argyll. Tho  exhibits included specimens of native  dress and^ every article of or object  of interest explanatory of the daily  life and customs or the people and of  the religions which pre.ail in various parts of the mission field. Objects of peculiar    interest  were   tho  VKIQUK MISSION* VIIV IIKI.ICS.  "Soul Holders." believed b.v various tribps to be the home of the soul  nfter dentil, ininiU-i'i-d 1 nml -1 on  our sketch. No. '2 in our sketclj Is  a Lotus-curved bowl cut out of ono  piece of solid jade, which must hnvo  been the work of a Midline. It wns  brought by Lord Canning from the  Summer Palace nt I'cMn in 18(11.  and was lent to tho exhibition by  Mrs. Ashley Cams Wilson. A wizard's rattle is seen in No. 3; while  No. .r> is a repi escalation of Ilydah,  a Medicine Jinn, vvho was lost in tlie  woods, nml was found with both legs  broken ns depicted, starved to death.  Six is 'a Totem Pole representing a  Maori family history. A chief's enp  made of the skin and claws of a  grizzly bear is seen in No. 7, ond an  Esqiiimo dress in No.  8.  Hit lier Hnrd.  Mrs, Crawford���My husband has bo-  come very hard to please. Mrs. Crnb-  slnv.v���Tt is a good thing for you,  my dear, that he was not always  that  way.���Melbourne  Weekly Timo*.  "1 TIIE INDEPENDENT.  SAnrUiffiDAiT AUGIUST 2. 1300  TKE INDEPENDENT.  PUBLISHED    WEEKLY  IN  THK  INTERESTS Of THU MASSiiS  THE INDEPENDENT PRINTING COM  PANY.  BASEMKNT     OF     FLACK     BLOCK,  HASTINGS STREET,  VANCOUVER, 11. 13.  SUHSCKIPTIONS  IN  ADVANCE.  A wwk.Ti cents; month, 15 cents; three  months, 03 cents; six niontlis, ii5 cents;  onu }t-.tr, S1.23.  ENDOHSEI) HY THE TltADI-'S AND  LAllOR OOUNCIL, TIIK VANCOUVER LAI IOU PARTY AND THE  BUILDING TRADES COUNCIL.  The Independent can always be had  at Galloway's book stoie, arcade.  sue his course. Some Chinese present  ed affidavits setting forth. certain  i-harges ami here was fresh food to sa-  ilatc the appetite of the alderman from  Ward V. Secret meetings were hell  anil just enough allowed to.tlml Its way  Into the dally papers to east aspersions  upon the character of certain members  of the force. When one of them demanded to meet lils accusers he vvas  met with n lelnilT and was then ills  missed. The.v could not prove anything  aSainsl lilm. Iml they heckled iinJ  biowbi'iit hlni iiiilii In a moment 61 anger���as any inan with any pride "would  ���he .'poke I'ltlnr sharply to his tormentor. 'Ihis gnve th- opi-nltiR the cum-  inlllei- dcslied and In- was InimedlaL-lv  dismissed. The i-lti/.ciis complain, but  tliey have no one u> blame but themselves, for had ilu-.i .-vnrched illllKi-ntly  lliey i-iuild not have done worse 111 in  they did  111   their  mid-winter dream,  CURRENT OPINION���ALL SORTS.  Agree With Debs.  Eugene V. Debs says that thc Progressive Party is no good because lt is  a hnlf-wny affair. For just exactly the  s-tune reason (lie Progressives believe  that their party Is all right.���Sandon  Paystreak.  Needs sm Organiser.  An organiser that could get through  the woods like .Trncy could form un organisation in this slataithiit would be  Its salvation. Unionised, the- loggers  ami iiilll-woila-is, with the assistance  of tin- nien already organised, could  dominate the politics of Washington.  Oh, for ii Tracy with a rillo carrying  the .!0-.ll)'s of unionism.���Scuttle Union  Uct-iii-d.  ������������������������x �� ���������'  t Mid-Summer  ���SATURDAY.  .AUGUST 2, IHO:  LABOR DAY.  It is time that matters began to move  ibrlskly in this city towards a successful obterviii.iui of Labor Day at Nanaimo. wheie a joint celebration wiil  be held by \'k toria. Vancouver and Nanaimo. If the iradcs-unionists of th>s  city should fail lo dignify the day with  exorcises of the sort that are ulwhys  a souiee of inspiration and strength,  they'would be false to the spiiit which  prompted the setting apart of ono day  in the year as dedicated to the tolljr,  to the great body of produceis of the  country's wealth. Just a niontli now  remains ibefore ihe day itself, and no  time should be lost in getting preparations -under way. It may well be suggested and kept constantly in mind  hereafter, that each union and each  -unionist has a largo insponsi'bilily ii.-ni  duty in this matter. The Trades and  Labor council cannot make this day a  success, but If each trade-unionist in  the city will do what he can in this  direction, the icsult -will be a distinct  advance over anything yet attained.  Cheap excursion rates will be arranged,  so us lo give all a chance to put a jolly  day in at the coal city. The end is  worth tho effort.  A veiy peculiar bill has been'uiiucl-  ed by tho Dominion parliament of Canada, which makes il .i misdemeanor for  any railway employee in participate In  i sti ike. ur lo advise workliigmen to  quit their cmplo.vnu-iit. Heretofore It  ias licon genuially conceded Hint Can-  tiiii li.is bet ur labor laws than the  I n.led States. 11 will not take many  uij.-iMiics similar lo the one introduced  by Uie Canadian minister of labor to  make of the Canadian worker as mueli  .i slave to corporate capital as any Hus-  ilnn serf ever vvas to lils master."���Intel national   Woodworker.  The foregoing Is a mistake. The bill  rcfi-nod to has noL been enacted, but  only introduced to llie house by Minister "of Labor Mulock, to be debated  next session. The reason for his doing  this Is to allow organized labor and the  railway corporations of the country to  discuss its merits. Tho bill provides  only for compulsory arbitration on railways.  It is the unanimous opinion of the  press, oast and west, that the sentence  ���passed upon Editor -Mi-Adams was entirely too severe. 'Mi-Adams' offence  was more in the language used than the  sentiments he wished to give utterance  to. His charge of corruption he redacted and the rest did not call for  .. charge of contempt. Il may be tint  .liis case vvill compel the press���for its  own protection���to tn-ke up the question  of contempt and deal vvith it in a  thorough manner. And If it does,  judges and all othei- public men and  bodies will be made to realize that all  tlieir actions are open to criticism. Our  nudges are not models by any, means  in their private lives or thcir publl;  actions. They aie just like the average  man. "When justice Drake last summer  addressed the grand jury in leference  ��� to trades unions he made statements  that were utterly at variance vvith facts  and might  have prejudiced  the  minds  A good suggestion has been made. It  is that the Trades and Labor Council  appoint a permanent entertainment  committee to ariange for the holding ot  weekly meetings in the auditorium in  union hall. The programme should be  varied, so as lo discuss different subjects. On one night have a lecture, say  on law, by a competent lecturer; on another let ihe theme be liteiature, followed by an address on labor or socialism. The musicians could also hold  fm Hi. Tho establishing of a working-  men's club has also been suggested.  UOYLE  Unsatisfactory.  .  SI "���TON  AND SUTHERLAND.  Oral! Com i-ssion of Timber, Wood, and  Placer Cioiiml a .Monument to the  Most Criminal Administration  Canada Has Ever Had.  One of    Dawson's  Leading Barristers  Publicly States lhat Clifford Sifton  iind .Ihu Sutherland Are Partners ill This Gigantic Steal.  Klondike  Collect tion  Should  Ue Can  celled un lt Is Not Satisfactory.  ���Dawson Klondike Miner.  % Reduction Sale i  J    ��� Shirtwaists $ 1.25 now ZSc.     T  ��� 3. dozen Fancy Colored Shirt X  9 Waists, all sizes: regular price 9  y $1.25; Sale Price, 75c.,. i  9 Shirtwaists $2, now $1.25. *  T Four dczen plain Colored ���  | Chambray Shirtwaists, In pale J  blue nnd cxblood; regulur price I  fi; Sale Price $1.25. X  RIBBONS. T  TWO    MILES    OF    UNDER- ��.  PRICED ltll.HONS.  ��� We offer no lens than 3,500 yd3  t   of the season's prettiest ribbons  9 at cleat byig prices. This Ih one of <���  j tlie hlggoHt events In ribbons you ���  J   have heard of .for -a long time.  ��� Mats IOc.  T     Twelve dozen Sailors and Un-  |   trimmed Straw Hats,    worth  In  +   tlle regular vvay from IOc to $2;  ���.  Sale Price 10e.  i Muslin tleadwcar 25c.  Ten dozen of Children's Muslin  9' Hcudivenr. These goods were  t sold nt $1 and $1.50; come early  5   and lake your choice at !!"c.  Wade &*, Butcher  ���00  If you want a-really good  article try one of this  celebrated mnke.  . E.  "*>*9>04~&<l>~<k  LETTERS,TO TIIE EDITOR.  It looks as it there vvas a nigger in  the fence somewhere when the Province never misses an opportunity to  take a Jab a-t the-proposed extension of  thc Great Northern to this city. Every  one now looks upon Hie Province as a  paid conporatiion shoot, to fight all competitors, (prospective and otherwise, to  t-he C. P. It. Hy its .policy it looks as  if it is trying to .prejudice public opinion against the Great 'Northern befoi-e  the proper time arrives to discuss the  ptnpos.il.  At 'Sandon they can't get anyone to  serve as alderman. We have one here  that we will lot go for a -very small  consideration. He hasn't mucn brains  -but his,wind is all right. Here is San-  don's opportunity if they want something cheap.  SOCIALISM AND PROG-J113SSIVJ3-  1S.V1.  To the Editor of Tiik"im>i:i endknt:  Sir,���In my opinion there is loom for  both the "class-conscious" socialist  party and the Provincial Progressive  party. We imisl take things as we  nnd them to-day. Over half of the  people are scared at the woid "social-  Ism," and will cast their votes for anything rather than vote for a socialist.  It seems to me that the work of today Is to geL the vv-orkcis, iby hook or  by crook, to go In for independent political action, and provide thoni with  a stepping stone fiom the old order to  the new. That is the work of the P.  P. P. The capitalists have their two  parties, but two parties whose interests are identical must eventually  evolve Into one, as they are now doing  in the old countries, just as the P. P.  P. will merge with the socialist party  when its- work is done, and not before.  There is nothing gained by calling each  other hard names. We only provide  shot and amusement for the- enemy.  There is a broad flekl for both parties  to work on, and there is no time fo-  tho Donnjibrook-fair business. Where  we cannot harmonize vve must agroe  to differ. And .what does it mattar  which road we take, which general we  serve under, or which flag floats over  us", so long as we arrive at what vve  want safe and sound.     'MdM'ULLEiN.  Mount Pleasant, Vancouver, July 30,  15)02.  4> 170 Cordova St., Vancouver, i  9 XVe reach wherever the mails x  f   reach. X  to say, alleged that commissions have  been slven to relations and friends of  the C. O. over Iho heads of senior men."  ���African Review.  IN THE TUNNEL  The Social Democratic Federation cf  | Great  Britain   has  addressed  a  letter  of the jurois who wore about to deal   t0 11]e killSi ,n etiea, lisklng lhim to put  with certain members of a trades union  who wero charged with overt acts.' Yet  the rest of the bench did not take hlni  to task.  The citizens of Vancouver have bean  treated ,lo another exhibition I'oy our  civic .wise men. It Is almost unfair to  a long suffering public to 111! space with  a discussion of what these mon do or  do not do from week to wc*. Wore it  not for the city's credit and honor vve  would refrain. Ever srince this council took ofllee and placed Aid. Wylie at-  the head of the Police Committee there  has been war and rumors of war. Like  all i gnorant nnd Inca pable men, he I nt  mediately commenced to nose lound ami  pick out small faults In the force with  the'apparent desire of attracting somo  attention to himself, and getting own  as he desired. The rest of the committee .being of little higher mental calibre  than hlms'i-11, he was pormilted to pur-  liiimself at the head of the socialist  party. So oven the socialists are not  devoid of humor.  The Phoenix Pioneer is one of the  neatest and bast papers, typographically speaking, published in this province.  Ils articles are also,well prepared and  interesting.  Vice-President McNIcoll advises British Columbians to turn their attention  to farming. No Insinuations nboiit our  aldermen, Mr. MeNieoll. please.  If it isn't tho legislature it's the city  council  that's" in session.   Vnncouver'3  affliction is more thnn lt deserves.  Tracy has disappeared   and    Sherilf  Cudihee's  lepntations  i.s all shot  to  C. KM is, corner Cambie and Cordova streets, is thc pluce you can get  your hair cut in un artistic manner.  j Yoo ASways Expect  I ��� to tlnd thlng-i just a little  br-ltor at    Troivy's    thnn -most  a       places.    If you come here expecting In liud something In  GUN MiETAL G9&EDS  V  .>>  9  <>  <>  9  ���  9  t  nwny above the average you will not bo disappointed. , Y  Such  ls "Ti orey'.H."        . 9  The fair prices you only have  to  pay  here  makes  shopping a $  distinct  pleasure, coiiHlclerlngalso the good quality of the goods vve 9  sell you. A  WATCHES. LADIES' LORGNETTE CHAINS. CUONTLEMION'S A  WATCH AND KEY CHAINS,' PENCIL AND PUN HOLDIORS, Cl- A  GAR AND OIGARETTl" HOLDERS,    M"STClT      BOXISS,      CARD a  CASES I  The Jeweler  and  Diamond  Merchant  COB. GRANVILLE AND HASTINGS STREETS.  ���������������������������������������<*��������� ^4*>^4>^04*>'��"��<^^^<*-4h��>��-  CANA-DLVN COMPLAINTS KE S. A. C.  To the Editor of Tin: Inhei-endknt:  Sir,���I enclose a clipping from the  African llevievv, which substantiates  one of the complaints made in Canadian papers concerning the South African Constabulary, and yet it only deals  with a very small portion of the clmf  trouble, namely, thai relating to commissioned ofllcers. The same cause of  complaint exists as regards non-commissioned oflicers. Friends or relatives  of the troop commanding officer or of  stuff oflleeis are promoted to become  non-coms, without taking into account  in the slightest degice their capability  of pioperly filling such positions. A  trooper who becomes a machine to do  the officer's work, dirty or otherwise,  and salutes and "sirs" him on every  possible occasion, is reasonably sure of  promotion, though he may be utterly  unable to sit on a horso, or hit a twelve  root target nt fifty yards. The inspector-genera] has lately Issued an order  providing for examinations among tho  troopers -with a view to piomotion lo  u commission. H will be interesting to  watch the experiment for the purpose  of noting how impartially the order will  bo carried out. W. S. KEITH.  S.  .4.  Duner.i,  Durban,  Natal, S.  A.,  .Tune ">, 1902.  The Same-Old Story.  , An olllcer of Irregular Horse, an Englishman who has lived In South Afrli-.i  for ion yours, who has dlsllng;ilsh--il  liliii.w-lf on more than one occasion, ami  lias been lighting continuously from tin-  beginning of the win- until the pit-sent  llnio, writes that thero linn 'been fi:-  loo nnii-li favoritism In the appointments made to the civil service, as also  in thc commissions In the South African Constabulary: "Anyone with access to the roll of the South Al'rl.an  Constabulary, which should show tin-  previous experience of the commissioned ranks, can verify the complaints  mado that. In C Division, In particular,  undue preference is given to mon fi-nin  beyond the   sea,    and  it is,   I    regiet  Ilon't know Klynn���  Flyini of Virginia,���  Long us lie hus been ynr?  Ixiok'co hum stranger,  Wlnir hev yo been?  Hero in ilie tunnel  lie wus my punlner,  Thut siiinu Tom Flynn?  Working together  In wind ttnil weather,  Duy out untl day in.  Didn't know Tom Flynn!  Well, thut Is queer;  Why, its' il sin  To think of Tom l-'lynu���  Tom without fear,  filranger, lookjurl ���  Thar in the drift,  Duck to llu; vvnll,  lie held the timber;,    '  Keudy to full; '  Then iu the darkness  1 hotirtl lilm cull:  "Hun fur your life, Juke!  Jtnn for your wife's suke!  Uon'i vi uit for me."  An I tlmt whs all  ,    Heard ill the din. - , ���  Heard of Torn Flynn,  Flynn of Viigluia.  Thnt,s uU.ahout  Flynn of Virginia,  I'liutS let me out.  Here in tlio dump,  Out of thc sun;  Thut 'ur deraed lamp  Make* iny eycB run.  Well, Ihere I'm done I  But, Rir, when you'll   <   ���  Hear thc next fool  Asking of Flynn,  Flynn of Virginia,-  .liiBl you chip in,  Hay you know Flynn;  Sny tlml you've been ytir,  ���Must Haute.  \i lEc&ssiy*..  Lengthened  ABSOLUTE  COXIPKEIIBNSIVB  FAITHFUL  GENUINE  INEXPENSIVE  PltOPITABLE  RELIABLE  SAFE  SURE  TRUSTWORTHY  it  i*  iV  o  <���  it.  Of what other Investment IJhan Life Insurance can all these adjectives be as trutlffullly descriptive! Any one or two place a security In a high class; all combined malte It noteworthy. ��� Many  moro might justly be appll3d tp Lite Insurance���THE investment of  the age.  UNION MUTUAL POLICIES ore every wh.lt In line In progres-  siveness, values and privileges���contracts that not only aim to  protect tout really do in the minutest particulars. All facts cheerfully furnished free.  Union Mutual Life InsuranceCo  PORTLAND, MAINE. Incorporated 1848.  Call or write for particulars and 'fane  Head Office : 419 Hastings St. W., Vancouver, B.C.  J. E. EVANS, Provincial Manager.  >������������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������  :i  :l  o  <!  <��  t\  ii  ii  it!  U  SSHS fOR MOTHER'S PIE AND JAMS.  The following gum was, handed to a  reporter for the Manila American hy a  soldier just iu from liatangas:  Uackwnrtl, turn kuekuurd, O time in your  lllght. .      , .  And lei mc go home again ju-'t fur to-night.  1 aiu so weary 0/ sulc-teuthi-r steiik.  And petrlllud hiirducks uMedgc eaunnt break.  Tomatoes and lieuin, In u hot'u'Hier buih,  And bneun us hlrong us (lullulh of liutlt.  Weary of BturvillKou wliut I eiillliot cut, 1  UfKilieuing.up rubber und culling it beef.  Utiekward, tin 11 backward, 1 uin.  And give uie a wlutek ut dear mother's juin;  And let me drink milk lliui has uuvur been  t-kimined,  Let me eul butter whu^e I,air has been  trimmed,  (lire inconec more an old-fashiuned pie.  And then I'll be ready lu gn mhiiIi and die.  Camfortable Clothing  When you decide to go camping, you will have to replenish your wardrobe-  with light, cool, comfortable clothing. You will feel much better after examining our stcik, especially If you purchase one of our light English Flannel  Suits.  FLANNEL SUITS���They range ln price from 77.50 to $13.00. ' You can have  them single or double breasted, with or without vests; also White Duck and  Striped Flannel Trousers, Light Vests, Outing Shirts, Balbriggan Underwear,  Straw Hats, etc.. In great abundance.  BOYS' LIGHT UNDERWEAR ���Blouses, Galatea Suits, Outing Shirts,  Belts, Bathing Suits; in fact everything that goes to make up a boy's outfit  can be procured of us.   Satisfaction guaranteed or money refunded.  CIJJBB   &   STEWART,  Telephone 702.. 1 GO Cordova Street.  IH1HVK  ���LOOKING-AiFTER-THiE-BAJJIES   Tho Infant death rate lias been Increasing in llie Borough of Battersea,  I-.'nglanil, in the past fow years and the  city fathers have a shrewd Idea that  bad milk and dirty bottles have ngood  deal to do with it. Following llita belief, they are about to open a station,  wliere the best cow's milk obtainable  will be bottled and distributed .amongst  the poor people of the borough. Nine  hermetically sealed nursing bottleo of  sterilised milk will be supplied dully  to each customer at a charge nf a little  over thirty cents a week, ami the station will collect tlie used bottles overy  day niul supply clean ones 1n their  plnce. The nine bottles for each dny  will be paokei] In n basket, Hlx for urn*  lu the day nnd three In thn night. In  tho French town or Feehamp, where a  scheme ot .this sorl bus been tried, the  death rate among the Infants was reduced in one year froini 1"7 to 101) per  thousand, -and the council expects It  to woik as well Ir. Ualtcrseiu It will  cost about $.1,000, but the authorities  reckon that with only 200 customers  a week the expenses will be cleared.1���  Montreal Star.    '  From Their Nanalmo, boutbfleld and  Protection Island Collieries,  Steam, Gas  and  House Coal  Of the Following Grades:  Double Screened Luicap,  Run of tlie Mine, '  WuihedNutand  > b>cree~Ain.|t+t  SAMUKL M   ROBIN'S, Piiperlntcndrm.  EVANS, COLKMANAKVAN8, Aj��m-|  .* -V-^iicntivi-r City, B.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 Of- '���  fice of  e m. ci  LTD.  ..Cor. Carrall'and Hastings'  Streets.  World's  Scenic -  Route  LOWEST .RATES. BEST SEItVICI  Imperial Limited  90 Hours tu Montreal���TuesJnyn, Thurs-  ilayo a nil Saturdays.  TriiiiBciintlneiilal     Pansciiser   Train  leaves dully at 11 o'clock.  .Seattle and Whatcom '-.xprcus leaven  dally at 9.05 o'clock.  KMl'HBSS OP INDIA JULiY 28  TARTAR   ....��� AUGUST 4  I5.M IMtKSS Oli* JAPAN  .. AUGUST lij  SAILINGS    FOIt    HONOLULU   AND  AUSTRALIA.   .  WOAN-A JULY 2.r>  MJOWERA .". AUGUST 22  , And every four weeks thereafter.,,,  Por full particulars as to time, rates,  etc., apply to  B. J. COYLB, JAS. SCTLATBR',  A. G. P. A. Ticket Agent,  Vancouver, B. C.    428 Hastings St.  Vancouver, B.C.  Importers and Bottlers*.  GOUK AVE.   THON]" 783.  '  SOLE AGJ'.NXS.  9 527 Hastings St.      1 SATURDAY AUGUST 2, 1902  , THE INDEPENDENT.  t  11. A; URftUlMiri7:  Hardware,  Stoves,   Ganges.,   Etc.  35  Hastings  Street  East.  ��o��  ������o  oofs an  GO TO  R. MILLS, The Shoe Man.  "PAYSTREAK" PARS.  A writer in a newspaper leplles to n  . .correspondent who wants to "enow If It  is  hard   to  write  tunny    paragraphs:  ��� "J,No; all you have to do Is to provide  .a pen, some paper, some ink, and then  .< sit down and ���write them as they'occur  .to-you.   It is not the writing, but the  .'-occurring, that is hard." There is the  rub���the occurring.  No wonder the United States steel  . corporation voluntarily Increased the  . "wages of Its employees. Its quarterly  statement shows -earnings of-nearly  " iSM0,00O,0OO, an Increase of over $11,000,-  -O00, as compared vvith the same quarter  .   last year.  An export duty should be put upon  '"   pulp and pulp wood. It would give Can-  , uda millions of money every year.  Dog oil  ls  a new commodity.   It ls  sold  to persons who believe it a cure  , for consumption.   Look out for a dog  .trust.  Ontario builds up Clergue attlieCan-  .   dian Soo, and Clergue builds up Michl-  San at the American Soo.   The ledge of  wisdom  Is not very wide In Canada's  legislators. ���  The printing piess has made presi-  -dents, killed poets and furnlshed-'bustl-Js  - for beauties. - It curtailed the power of  - 'kings, converted bankers Into" paupers  .and graced pantry shelves. It has made  paupeis out of college presidents;' It has  - educated the home-less and robbed the  philosophei ot his lsason; it smiles and  ��� erics and dies,  but It can't be run to  .-suit- everybody, and  the man  vvill go  crazy-vvho tries.  , William  Blukemore Is   piobably  the  most able mining man In British Colunibla.   He emphatically deduces that  -'llie coal'reserves at Fernle should be  opened by the government so that the  ���   Crow's Nest Coal Company could not tie  up the whole Kootenay country when  . i    ,   - ���  . they fail to agi ee with their men.  This  ; ia, an endorsation  of  the    Progressiv-e  -plattoim by a man  who knows,,what  " he ii talking about.        ' :  The grits and tories of Nelson played  feared that If she took It the owner of  the purse might drop dead.  By working steadily at his profession  a judge is likely to lose sight of the  Hue line that runs between laws and  justice, much the same way as smokers lose their sense of taste when thsy  Indulge In too many cigars.  , President Roosevelt has pardoned five  men "who were adjudged guilty of contempt of a1 federal court and sentenced  to imprisonment therefor. The act of  executive clemency may be taken as a  disapproval of the growing custom-of  federal courts to imprison for contempt  without a trial by jury.  ,  FROM SAN FRANCISCO.  Civil service employes havo'organized  a union. ,,       ���  The clerks employed in > the -.retail  grocery stores have organized Retail  Grocery Clerks Protective Union, No.0-18.  The Trunk and'Bag Makers Union  lias received n charter from tho Amcri-  c in Federation of Lnbor,��aiid tho new  union has been formally instituted.  About sixty men employed in trunk  nnd bag factories signed tho rolK  Samuel Gompers, president of " Un-  American Federation of Labor, was tliu  guest of honor ut a banquet, given by  Coat Makers Union, No. 8, Sunday at  Schutzen Park.  Tlie switchmen of Sun Francisco and  and Oakland employed by thu Southern  Pacific havo united iu asking thccomjiitny-  to increase tlieir wages to the union  btaiidard of IB and 27 cents un hour  during tho day and 27 to 20 cents during  the night.  The members of local lodges 25 nnd 205,  Brotherhood of Boilermakers and Iron  Ship Builders of Alnerica at Sun Fron-  ci-si-o last week gave a banquet ut  Golden Gate Ilall to lodge 148 of Vallcjo  and 233 of Oakland in appreciation of  the assistance rendered during tlio iron  trades strike last year.  Union Directory.  ^a game of .ball last week: at which the  J-Ion.  Joseph ilartin acted  as  umpli-2.  .:Joe filled the job to perfection.   "Whenever he found that the crowd vvas dissatisfied with a decision he immedta-te-  "ly reversed it or amended lt to suit the  jgrand stand.  ' ''The man who ondeau-ors to have an-  .' otlier thi ovvn out of Ins position simply  <"to"avenge a petty-spite, is the dirtiest  ;kmd"of a, knocker a'community can  "have.' '  Canadians in  the cent ,foelt are very  generous.   Last Satuiday a little girl In  ""foionto'found and leturned to a Stratford   woman   a   purse  containing ?9!i0,  -..and   vvas   offered ( ten   cents reward,  whlcli was returned.   Perhaps the child  "����0.��-��eo0.d.��.e.e��dev.  ��� 9  9   Ask Your Dealer for  ������9  9  �����  9  9  9  ��  'y Overall Clothing��  1 ��     Comprising: Dcnlm I'niils, Over- ~.  ���   alK   Sniockn,  and   working  shirts ���  ��� ��   nf every description. ��  ��  9  ��  0  '��  e  -��The "Miner"  X      A lino line of Overalls, .Tuniiiers,  *~   and Smocks lu !> and ll o/.. goods;  v   specially constructul Tor miners.  . 9 The," Engineer "  o  A    lino   ot    Rib    Overalls  ��  e  S��  9  9  e  ,9  o  o  -   . .    anil tfji  Smocks   for   engineers   anil    mo- JJ  vhimlci. It  Every garment bears tho Union  Label,  Material and workmanship guaranteed.  BMIGe'ATION TO SOUTH AFRICA.  The Labor Gazette, the official organ  of the labor department of the board of  trade of the British government says  there ls a good demand In Cape Colony  for mechanics, especially men in the  building trades, and in Natal for skilled  artisans, more"especially for carpenters  and those In the building trades. On  the Cape railways, clerks, shunters and  train Ulrenien are wintedl and the cost  of their passages will be advanced' if  necessary and be recovered out nf  wages. Cleiiks begin at ��120 or .Cll'2 a  year, according to qualification. Application must ibe made by letter onlv  to the agent-genera] for the Cape of  Good Hope, Victoria street,-Westminster, London, S. \Y. Railway men of  various descriptions are wanted iby the  Natal government -railways." Free pis-  sages are provided. Engagements are  for three years. Canadians must apply  by letter only''to the agent general for  Natal, :'G Victoria street, Westminster,  London, S. XX'., enclosing particulars as  to age, height, whether, married or  single, vvith medical certificate and testimonials. Good platelayers are wanted'between 25 and 40 years of age, with  five yeais' experience, wages ��11 to ��15  a month; carriage and wagon examiners  having, tliree-years' experience, wages  0s. a day; niachliiemeii with five years'  expoiience in shaping, -planing, and  slotting machines, wages ]fts. fld. per  day first year, afterwards lis. Gd. por  day; sawyers or machlnemen. between  2-1 and .l.'i yeais of age,s_to lie a'ble to  work, clicular, band, or long saws,  wages-Us. Cd., rising to 12s. Cd. per  day; holders-up accustomed to locomotive boiler woik, wages, lis'." iper day,  rising to 10s. pev day a'rter twelve  months' satisfactory service; wood  wagon builders, 11s. Cd.', rising'1 to 12.3.  per day; saw doetois, to'braise hammer  saws and eut teeth, 12s. Cd. per day-  signalmen, having one year's experience, wages C10 per month (must ba  under 30 years of age and over ri feet  7 Inches ,in height). Cost of passage  outwards will be advanced to signalmen, to be repaid by monthly deductions.  MILLIONS TO FIGHT UNIONS  The general strike declared against  the .Bell Telephone company of Des  Moines is on hard. The electricians,  linemen and central girls are out in the  state of Iowa. Tho rival concern, the  Mutual, gave up tlio fight this week, but  the unions vvill fight the Bell Telephone  Company. It is said $500,000,000 is back  of the Iowa company's fight against the  recognition of the operators and linemen's union. The American Bell Telephone company is capitalized at tliat  amount, and $80,000,000 of the cash' is  held in reserve for emergencies, particularly such as the present. Tlio Iowa  Telephone company is an important  factor in the business of the great Bell  company, iind thc Bell company, will  back the Iowa to tho finish. Against  the Iowa and Bell companies will Le  arrayed every labor union in the city of  Des Moines, at first; then the entire  strength of organizad labor in Iowa, and  possibly tho whole body of organized  labor in tlie United States.  Has exceeded our expectations. Most people know a good thing when they see it.  To most ears the word money is attractive���come in and see how you can save  money by spending it.  ����� in n  Quantity is limited.  Time is limited.  Skim while the cream is thickest.  Money back if dissatisfied.  i  TUB - VANCOUVER TRADES AND  Labor Council meets first and third  Thursday ln each month, at 7:30 p. m.  President, XV. 3. Lamrick: vice-president,  F. J. Russell; secretary, T. H. Cross; financial secretary, J. T. Lllley; treasurer,  C. Crowder; sergeant-at-arms, C. J.  Salter; statistician. J. H. Browne.   nUTLDERS' LABORERS FDDliJRATi  Union, So. 32, Vancouver���Meets every  Thursday evening at S o'clock.'ln room.  No. 1, Union hull. President. Fred. Collins; secretary, G. Payne, Kit Gore avenue; delegates to Building Trades Coun-  cil. G. Payne and John Sully.   JOURNIOVJIEN HARBBItS' INTERNATIONAL UNION, No. 120-PresIdcnt, O.  XV. Isaacs:' vice-president. I-'red Haw;  corresponding-financial secretary, J. A.  Stewart, GI Cordova St.: recorder, C. D.  Morgan; treasurer. E. Morgan: guide, A.  II. Lcgatt; guardian, G. Rowers; delegates to T. & L. Council: G. W. Isaacs  and Fred. Haw, Sleets first and third  Wednesdays of each month ln Union  Hall.  WAITliHS AND WAITRESSES UNION.  Local No. 2S. President, Charles Over;  vlrc-prcldent, A, N. Hcrrlngton: sccre-  inr> -treasurer, J. H. Perkins. Meeting  neiy Friday evening at 8..I0 o'clock ln  Tnlon Hull, corner Homer and Dunsmulr  eform  9  g      333 Hastings Street, Vancouver, B.C.  ' Self Measurement Blanks and Samples on Application.  Mall Orders i Promptly Attended to.  LOCOMOTIVE. EXGI3 EERS.  II. M. Arthur, head of tlie Brotherhood  of Locomotive Engineers, opened a three  days' conference with the legislative  board and representatives of Ontario  district last week at Toronto. A.large  number of the brotherhood were in attendance and tho principal subject discussed was the condition of the order.  As tlio brotherhood has agreements  with both railways, no matters seriously  affecting the vvholo body came up. Tlio  engineers decided to hold nest year's  ,unioii meeting at AVinnipeg. Tliere  were about 500 in attendance'; 300 from  Canada, and 200 from tlie United States.  -Tin;-  INKII  (LIMITED.)  lUNNIPEO, MAN.  e  9  ���9  9  9  ��  ��  e  ���9����aCe$eG*3<>9e��oQoQe��  THE MBAT TRUST CINCHES THE  BRITISHER.  The American ibeef ti list has praetio-  nlly sot control of the supply trade of  the United-Kingdom, thromrh the gieat  markets of London, ^Manchester, Glasgow aiid other cities." The supply is  eornuicd and the Hritlsh distributors  now pay ti list prices for .what they gat.  The pour man's meat In Ijnglaud has  aiieady gone up several cents u pound.  And the London Dally Mall estimates  thai tile men of.the trust nre making  nbout $;-l0|0C0 a week more than the  oidlnary pi-ev-ilous prolit of the wholesale trade. The Urltlsh government has  failed lo grapple with the .situation up  to the present. In all -protbnblHty the  election Just hold at Leeds, whlcli went  against the government, was due to the  rapid rise of meat prices. Hilt, of  couise, It does not suit the'Nejv York  agents of the associated press to say  anything of the mWclilef which the  American moat mist is doing.In England. The people over there wqn't stand  this Wild of thing long. .The British  government will have to tight the trusts  soon  or, quit.  HUMANITY  SACRIFICED.  I have been in Golgotha, at last 1 answered. I havo seen Humanity hanging  on a Cross? Do none of you know what  sights the sun and.stars look down on in  this city, that you can think and talk of  anything else? Do you not know that  close to your doors a great liiuitilndo of  men und women, flesh of your flesh, livo  lives tlint are' one agony from birth to  death? Listen! Thoir dwellings, are so  near that if you hush your laughter you  vvill hear theirgrievous voices, tlie piteous  crying of the little ones tliat suckle  poverty, the hoarse curses of men sodden  in misery, turned half way back to  brutes, th'e cheering of an army of  w nnen selling themselves for bread.  With what hnvo you stopped your ems  that you do ,not hear these, doleful  sounds?   For mu, I can hear nothing els.e.  Edward Bellamv. ��� ,  a������08���egew������c�����c���ogegeg���a���geece  F. O. BOX 29f.  ���PHONE 179.  w. j. McMillan & Co.,  Wholesale Agents fob  TUCKET CIGAR CO. UNION LABEL CIGARS  , Brando:  *   MONOGRAM,        "   MARGUERITA, BOUQUET,  OUR SPECIAL,      ,      EL JUSTILLO,  -    EL CONDOR, SARANTIZADOS, SCHILLER,  Corner Alexander Street and Columbia Avenue, Vancouver, B. C.  B~~~~~~~~~~~~��-~~~~~~~~~-~B--~l  V .vNi.OUVI-.il TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION. No. '2X, meets the fourth Monday  in each month at Union Hall. President,  C. S. Campbell; vice-president, XV. 3. McKay; secretary, S. J. Gothard; *P. O. Box  00; treasurer, Geo. "Wilby; sergeant-at-  arms, A. F. Arnold; executive committee, F. XV. Fowler, G. E. Plerrott, W.  Urand. Robt. Todd: delegates to Trades  and Labor Council. XV. Brand, S. J. Gothard,  F.  XV.  Fowler.   STREET RAILWAY- MEN'S UNION���  Meets second and fourth Wednesday of  each month, in Sutherland Hall, corner  Westminster Avenue and Hastings Street  at 8 p.m. , President, -H. A. McDonald;  vloc-piesident, John Gardiner; secretary.  A. G. Perrj; treasurer, H. Vanderwalker;  conductor, Geo. Lenfesty; warden, D.  Smith; sentinel, J. Dubberley; delegate*  to Tiades and Labor Council: H. A. Mo-  Donald, J. C. Barton, C. Bennett, Robt.  Brunt and A. G. Perry. ,   .  UNITED BROTH KRIIOOD OF CARPENTERS and Joiners���Meets every  second and fourth Wednesday ln Union  hall, loom No. 2. President, A. 13. Coffin:  vice-president. Joseph Dixon; recording  secietnry, Geo. Dobbin; iiuaneial secretaiy, J. jr. Sinclair; tre.isiuer, J. Ferguson: conductor, G. Flngley; warden, G.  II. Blair; delegates to the Trades andi  Labor council, R. Macpherson, J. M.  Sinclair, Geo. Dobbin. Jos. Dixon. Geo.  Adams; delegates to the Building Trades  Council, M. Mc-Mullen, Levi C. DeWolfe.  TKXADA MINERS' UNION. No. 113, "W.  F. M.. meets every Saturday at 7.30 p.  m. in Forester's Hall, Van Anda. President, D. Jones; vice-president, P. Burt;  secretary, A. Raper; treasurer, H. V.  Price; conductor, E. Embleton; warden,  M. Halliday.  INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OB"  Machinists.���Beaver Lodge, No. MB.���  Meets second and fourth Wednesday in  each month In Union hall. President, .T.  Arnell; vice-president, J. R. Edwards;  recording secretary, A. J. Thlrtle, address,  Vancouver P. O.: financial secretary, Jt  J. DlttHer, 573 Hastings street, er.st;  treasurer, E. Tlmmins; conductor, S. H.  Bossisstow; guard, F. Coughlin.  i�� '    " ",' '��� ��  i��       . " ' ��  CASCADE,  tbe Beer  Without a Peer.  Vancouver Breweries, Ltd.  Vancouver, B. C.  JOURNEYMEN BAKERS' AND CONFECTIONERS' International Union of  America, Local -No. 46. Vancouver, B. C  President, Wm. H. Barnes; vice-president, Fred. Jay; recording secretary,  Sam Walker, 1042 Seaton street; financial  srcietary, N. McMulIin, St. George street.  Mount Pleasant; treasuier, XV. -A-  Woods.   CIGAItarAKERS' UNION ,NO. " XVI���  Meets the flrst Tuesday ln each montb  ln Union .Hall. President, A. Koohel;  vice-president, P. Crowder; - secretary,  G. Thomas, Jr., IIS Cordova street weet;  tieasurer, S. W. Johnson; sergeant-at-  arms. J. W. Brat; delegates to Trade*  and Labor Council, J. Crow, C. Crowder,  C.  Nelson.  BROTHERHOOD OF PAINTERS AN1>  DECORATORS. Local Union No. 1S9.  Meets overy ��� Thursday in .Laibor Hall.  President, XV. Pavier; vice-president, W.  Halliday; recording secretary, E. Crush,  707 Eighth avenue, west; financial seore-  ,tary, A. Gothard, S23 Howe street; trea��-  urer, H. MoSorley.    ,  c  3MM��  , IDEAL CIVILIZATION.  How to make the laboring man work  less and have more will have to be eon-  sidered. For, in spitcof all social science  and nil the dry theorizing which is Hung  at us' from the different churches and  societies in the course of a year, I still  maintain that the ideal civilization which  i.s to come,' and which is the effort of  every, ninn to ha--ti;ii, is all wrapped up  in that one principle, and thai the niiib<  of nimi kind work Ic-s and enjoy themselves more. Hvery thirty years since  Christ died���eveiy thirty yeara have  advanced Inwards tliuU end ��� every  thirty years of the l.ibt i'Ot) have  li.'cn mi advance i-o marked tliat  anyone can tee it. l-.uropo ia tieiii>  ing toward the day when the mass of  men shall work less nnd enjoy more; and  lhat is thu goal at which we aim, nml our  only object in this movement is to lia--teu  the progress of Immunity in this direction.���Wendell l'hillips.  . Time brings great changes. At one  time the working mon owned the toois  ,they iw-orked vvith. Now the owners of  the tools own the,.working men, and in  many cases they own the man's whole  family and control their destinies. Private ownership Is a great scheme.  RUSSIAN SOCIALISTS MANIFESTO.  A manifesto has been issued by tho  Socialist Itovolutionary party of Russia  tothevvorkersofl-'ranceviith reference to  the visit of the president of the French  republic to the czar. The manifesto  begins-by-regretting-that-the-Russian  workers should be compelled to witness  the coining of the President at a time  when millions of peasnnts'nre starving,  and tho blood from killed or wounded  victims of the police and military not ytt  dried up in the s-treels. They are con-  fi lent thnt the J'ncchnnaiiiin revels in  honor of lYo-idem l.oubel's visit are  regnrded wilh di.-.jwst nnd indignation  by nil true triends of liberty nnd  they nrodeeply'grieved with those French  citizens vvho, either through ignorance  or indifference, visit Ru.-tia in order to  acclaim thc c.c.ir.  , SOCIALIST l'KOTKST.  A proposal in the Bradford Town  Council to prcM-ul an aildrchs lo the  King on thu occasion of his coronation  met vvith strenuous opposition from the  socialist members. Councillor 10. It.  Hartley snid he was leva! to no person  and no throne, although he was as loyal  to his country as any man. He could  not consent to the corporal ion sending a  statement so false down lo future time  as tho,concluding linn of the iuli]res<>,  "Peace, prosperity, and progress, wh'ch  have so long fallen to the lot of Knglish-  Bradford woolconihers averaging ISs. a  vyeek when they hna work. . . . Forty-  seven percent, of tlie people amongst  the working classes liave not the  same comforts as are provided in  workhouses. He therefore moved thnt  tlio_tliinl_pariigrapli_be_substituteil_by  the following: " Vic earnestly pray  that every blessing may rest upon you  and upon the people; ulso that from  your high position you may use every  effort to alter the condition of the one-  third of your subjects who, even in prosperous times, never have enough room  in which to liven decent life and never  get enough food to properly nourish their  lioilies."  The. amendment was defi-uted, eight  voting for it, the six 1.1,.P. members  and two Irish representatives.  JOURNEYMEN TAILORS' UNION ���OB*,  AMERICA, No. 178 ��� Meets alternatB  Mondays In room 1, Union Hall.- President, F. "Williams; vice-president, .Chss..  Whalen; recording secretary. H. O. Bur-  ritt: financial secretary, Walfred Larson?",  treasurer, ,W. W.- Toombs;- sergeant-at-���  arms. J.   MoPhcrson.   THE RETAIL CLERKS'. INTERNATIONAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION*  meets In O'Brien's Hall, the first anct  third Tuesdays of each month. D. iMc-  Lean, president; "VV." J. Lamrick, secre-  taiy. 24S Princess street. ���  '  VANCOUVER FISHERMEN'S  'Union. 'No. 3���Meets in Union hall.  Homer street, every Saturday, .at S p. m.  Stove Dames, president; Chas. Durham,  secretary pro tem        -    '  -  I'NTEKNATION-VL BROTHER-HOOD OF  .Electrical "Workers, Vancouver Local.  No. 213���Meets second and fourth Tuesday  In each month In Union hall, room No. 4.  President, Geo. Cowling; vice-president,  R. P. Irwin; recording secietary. A. D.  ITotson. KS Richards stieet; financial  secretary, John Dubberley.'   INTERNATIONAL ORDEROF BLACKSMITHS, Vancouver'Union. No.. 151.���  Meets the first and third Mondav In each  month at S p. m , In Union hall, Jlomcr-  strcct. President, Robert Gray: flnanclnl  secretary, Geoigo Nesbltt, 1S>7 Homer  stieet: recording secretary, D. Robinson,  box 1)7. Vancouver, B. C.: delegates to  the Trades and La'bor council. William  Latham, D. Robinson, R. Edwaids.  Meeting.  F.-O. E.���VANCOUVEPv-AERIE,-No.-S,.-  meets "Wednesday evenings; visltlngj  brethren   welcome.    Beit   Parsons, W.  P.: J. G. Ure. W. S.. Arcade.  AHOUT TllK WKATII1CK.  In order to make sure that our report  of the weather will bo correct when ihii  issue, appears wo n ill .state that the atmospheric conditions, or the Mate of the  air, with reference to the i|tiestion of  Ileal and cold, pressure, dryness, humidity, presence anil absence of rain, and  occurrence of sunshine, hnvenot presented any special meteorological phenomena  worth setting up the drinks over.���ICyt-  Opcncr.  men." ... Talk of prosperity j with the-i[v���ry atables.  When you want to hire a. flnrt-clmsa  horse and buggy,   go  to  the  Palace  Telephone 125..  MAKI'S A sracuLTV OP . .  o    DOOT's special ikjiet, also. ���  ��    usiier's mock (.qdgi LiaiiGur wnisKy  -I.AItftli STOflK OK���  IMI-OKTICP ANII DOMKSTIO  . Cigars.  R. B. Mulligan & Co., Props..  CORllKIt (.'OIIIKIVA AND CaKIUIX.  The"  of a FirRt-1'liu.a Hotel und Ru*iaurnut . .  OOOOOOCCOSOOOCKXIOOOOCCOCCS  Seymour Strecet,  ,j'i  'I;, I I'A CASE OF     |  {RHEUMATISM)  By Carrie M. Taylor.  I Copyright, 1001, by A. 8. Bichardson. A  Things had happened In the town of  Itossvlllc���dogfights, runnvvays.Fourtbs  of July, elections and clothesline robberies���but nothlug luul ever happened  to equal the failure of Thomas Mason,  merchant. Ho went to the wall after  doing business for twenty years, owing  his Now York creditors SL'.OOO.  His falluro was known at S o'clock  one morning, and by 9 It was generally  understood that his wife's extravagance had precipitated thc crisis. An  hour Inter everybody could remember  Just how many nevv lints, dresses and  cloaks she hnd had during the Inst  year, to say nothing of hosiery, gloves  and shoes. At 11 o'clock Mr. Mason  hung himself in his woodshed, and at  high noon tho body was discovered  nnd public gossip had it that the  ���widow had been left without a dollar  nnd would have to take In washing.  Had a voto been taken the ballot  would have stood: Sorry for her, 000;  glad on't, 3,000.  Mrs. Mason had nlwnys been high  headed and exclusive, and so her  "come down" was exulted over���not  for long, however. The funeral hnd  scarcely been held when lt beenmo  knuvvn that the husband hnd left lier  ��20,000 lifo Insurance. Public opinion  changed at once. She received-so many  calls of sympathy that the front gate  dropped from its hinges, nnd hnd any  one dared to hint that she was high  bended or extravagant there would  have been a row.  After a year of mourning half a  dozen different men woro ready to give  the widow a new name and to handle  HBCODI/DS'T BLEEP tWLESS HOLDINO TH Al  BEAU HAND.  her cash. Sho had taken no vow  against a:second marriage, and she  looked more lovable than ever. The  list of her admirers Included a widower, a.bachelor, a divorced lawyer and  three young men, and their feet kept  her front steps ���warm. It looked as If  she would hare to select one of the  six to protect her from the other Ave,  but she was In no hurry.  One by one they dropped out until  only the lawyer and the bachelor were  left People said it was about an even  thing between them, and the lawyer,  whose naineQwas Braxton, must have  argued the sanies way. He wouldn't  have been a lawyer; If he bad been  satisfied with nn even thing.  When two men love the same woman, she ls kept plentifully, supplied  With bouquets, books; music and all  else that a lover may send, and never  ��� a day passes tbat at least one does not  long to die for her. Neither man can  score an. advantage, and the case Is  finally decided on Its merits. The bachelor, Mr. Dayton, argued It out that thla  one would be, but the lawyer didn't.  He began tp study the widow's character with a view to making a grand  coup. She was not ambitious; she was  not vain; she couldn't be taken In by  flattery; she had Just one weak point,  as tlie lawyer lover decided���she was  romantic and inclined to hero worship  and ho would build up his case on that.  It Isn't an easy, thing to be a hero to  ^Wdejv^'hen^Mr^Jirnxton hndjleclded  to take that llh^ti~e~"tr6uble~\vns=to;  find an occasion. Thero were no mad  dogs running about the streets of Ross-  vlllo, no raging 'conflagrations, uobody  ' tumbling Into the river to be pulled  out, no anything. lie walked around  for a week or two looking for a hero  opening, but as none enme he snt down  to do some hard Judicial thinking.  History does not state whether he got  through at midnight or wns still working when the, sun of next morning  shone on his face, but he had got his  plan Just the snine.  Thut forenoon ut 30 o'clock he pnsscd  the Mason house on his way to the office. The widow, who was working  among her pinks and hollyhocks, gnve  lit ut coi'dlnl salutation. lie stopped to  assure her of bin undying affection and,  clutching the fence, cried out In pain  and llnnlly fell to the ground. The  widow cried out In nliirin, and when  men cnnie on the run the stricken lawyer, wns borne Into her house and put  to bed.  It wns supposed until the doctor  camo thnt It was a ense of henrt  trouble, but lie found no symptoms.  Then the patient feebly explained that  It wns liifl.isiimntory rheumatism and  that, he hnd felt it coming on for dnys.  If the doctor had never heard of  rhi-i'.iii.-itiKin knocking a .man down  vvllli n crow llu ron the street, he wnsn't  ass enough' to-shy so. The lawyer was  ��'Mc to pay a doctor's bill, and the doc-.  Tor. wus there to make one. If there  was  niivtbim; aueer and  mysterious  about the case, be^had only to keep  quiet nnd charge lt?"In the bill. Thnn  the news' went forth that Lawyer Braxton hud a bad attack of Inflammatory  rheumatism, aud that as he couldn't  be moved for weeks Mrs. Mason would  be his nurse. A few people spoke of  the trouble It would give her, but  most of them said It vvas a romantic  incident that must lead to a happy  marriage.  Inflammatory rheumatism Is a bad  thing. A doctor should call on a patient  ouce a duy at least, aud if he calls  twice nothing can bo said except In  his praise. In this case tho doctor  didn't hesitate to call. He spoke of  the danger to the lienrt, and ho changed medicines, gnve directions to thc  Widow about diet and selected a male  assistant. The lawyer's scheme worked���thnt Is, the widow spoke words of  sympathy nud hope, smoothed his fevered brow and with her owu bunds  prepared tho gruels nnd drinks. The  pntiont wns duly'grateful, and he got  hold of thc smoothing hand us often  and held^bn to it ns long ns he could.  Eventually he couldn't go to sleep unless ho was holding thnt dear hnnd. It  wns n matter of two weeks' before the  doctor decided that tho hour of peril  hud passed, nnd ns tho patient sat  bolstered tip in bed be decided that the  game was lu his hands. All he had to  do vvas to slowly get better and ask  tho widow to lay her hand In his for  life. Ho took '''another three days, and  then one evening after he had been  read to for an hour be lovingly said:  "Viola, 1 feel that I must speak to  you tonight."    ���  ��� ���   a  "Wasn't the gruel right?" she asked  In roply. -y  "This Is not a question of gruel, but  of    gratitude,    uffcctiou    and    love.  Violti"-  "l'lcnse don't get excited."  "I was never more calm."  "But  I  think you are excited, and  you may have, n,relapse.    Here, take  my hand, and while you hold it I will  tell you something to soothe you and  make you go to sleep.   Mr. Dayton was  hero last night."  "Ho���ho vvas?" gasped the patient.  "Yes, for two hours when you vvere  asleep.   Ho nsked about you and expressed his sympathy."  "But I don't wnnt Wis sympathy."  "But you must accept it for my sake.  I have done niy best, haven't IV"  "You nre an nngol!" he exclaimed as  he patted her hand.  "Not quite, 1 guess, though Mr. Dayton says so too."  "But what business bus he got talking such bosh to you?"  "Cnu you hear somo good news and  not get excited over it?"  "Try me."  "Sure it won't send the rheumatism  to your heart? I don't vvnnt you to die,  you know. Mr. Dayton is going to ask  you to be his best uinn."  "B-b-est what?" stnmmcred'tbe Blck  man ns bis hair began to curl.  "Why, his best man at our wedding.  He'proposed last night, and I accepted  him, aud we are to be married in about  six weeks."  That night nt midnight the rheu-  mntic lawyer arose and'dressed and  left the bouse, and the next day lt was  suid that he had gone to the springs  for bis ailment.  en��e��e��a��o��ee��<"������8������ft��g  Water In the Bible.  The questlotr of water goes back  much further than we stop; to think.  For example, wc nre told in the book  of Joshua that when Caleb's daughter  Achsah was given to General Othneil  ln consideration of his capture of the  city of Deblr, and the matter of her  dowry was being discussed, she said to  her:-father: "Thou hast given me a  south land. Give me also springs of  .water."  ���-,-.���. .   ...    -  She understood that the tract sloping  southward toward the deserts of Arabia was mountainous, swept by hot  winds and deficient in rain supply. So  she wanted besides a piece of land  well watered and fertile that lt might  be profitably cultivated.  Caleb was so'well'pleased with the  victory won for htm by Othneil that he  could deny the bride nothing. "And be  gave her," the record ndds, "the upper  springs and the nether springs," more  than she had asked, as fathers are apt  to do with daughters whom they rear  and love only to lose when the Inevitable bridegroom comes.  , It Struck One. .  A windbag of a barrister wns noted  =f or^peeulinrltyan.speu k I ng.jljyieiv^  cr spoke without using over and over  again the words, "It strikes one."  There enme a time when the habit  pnsscd from him, nnd this, is how It  enme nbout: Itislng to speak for his  client, ho said, "M'lud, lt strikes one in  reviewing the evidence"���  "Stop!" said his lordship. "If It  strikes ono that Is the hour for luncheon, and the court must adjourn."  And the court Instantly udjourncd.���  London Tit-Bits. ,  IHer  li Polygamous  it   lUVttl   FREDERIC VAN  II RENSSELAER DEY*  < > ��� -~~  (I Copyright, 1001, by F. V. K. Dey,  S*��e*����9��e*o*����*��o��*Q��o*��*6  They snt facing each other ln the dining room of the St. Denis. Pnln, entreaty, pathos, anger, consternation  and doubt were compusitely depleted  im his features. Uors shone with calm  resolution. fi'iirU'S'snesH and ilellntice.  I'otwt'cii tlu-ni. o:i the table, untiling  remained but tl.e i-uflVi-. The room  Hsii'lf was almost lii-soiioi.. for the hour-  was kite and nearly nil of the guests  had di-p.-ii'U'd. :.  "Can there be a higher, nobler career  rm- any Woman than Unit of wife nud  mother"'In- di'i:i:itiih.-il.  "There nre i-nicers and careers. Just  cow 1 ci: nnat seo .my -way clear to  adopt the iuiitrliiii.inlnl one. I will not  i.iiti-ry now. Perhaps la-vi-r! I do not  k::u\v. All that. I.do l;t:i��w Is tiiis-  iho thought Is'ivpiigtiiiu!. .il.v uiliuUs  Lent-. upiiti other things. 1 have ambitious.'.' TIiki -.die raised her ey"s. and,;  laukltig lilm squarely iu.-.thV hire, snld  hi'.lf quizzically'and yet witli 'i.-iirnes't-  ness. "If you vvi-iv live men (u.oiie in-  stead of one ninn In ten thousand, 1  might marry you ami try it."  "Good heavens!" lie -exclaimed, but  without raising bis voice. ."You are  entirely lieyoud me tonight-' I cannot  understand .you. Is it lhat you doubt  my love?"  "Xo," she replied calmly, while with  delicate precision she balanced a sugar  cube on the handle of her; spoon. "I  do not doubt your love, but I do doubt  the adaptability of the love of any man  through all the circumstances niid conditions of married life. Vou an-hearer  my ideal, or rather my Idea of what a  man'should be. limn I ever hoped to  realize until I knew you. but if I should  consent to take you down from the  pedestal where my fancy has placed  you I feel'thnt It would be your undoing and uiiuo. Let us remain as vve  are���I, to pursue my career; you, ,to  climb to the top of your profession.  You sec," and sbe raised her eyes again  nnd smiled brightly upon him, "you are  uot livo men. You are only one man."  lie was silent, gazing through the  window and wondering vaguely Why  the street lamp across the way flared  so badly lu tbe open air.  "Shall 1 explain to you whnt I mean  by live men instead of one mun?" she  questioned.  "As you please," he replied moodily.  "If 1 'were Ave, one of us would poison  the otlier four. However, let tne hear  this original polygamous doctrine of  yours."  "Polygamous! Gracious!" she , exclaimed. "I hnd not thought of it In  that light However, to be thoroughly  satisfied from waking to sleeping nothing short of. five men could fulfill iny  ideal of matrimonial bliss. You must  remember my childhood. I lived among  live aunts. As a rule, I spent from six  months to a year with each and then  recommenced the circuit. By combining the good qualities, or whnt I nt  least conceived to be the good qualities,  of the live men of those families Into  one mnn and eliminating the bad ones,  l::c perfect husband would be fronted.  P'Ut It is impossible of achievement.  Hendnche*.  The cnuscs of bendnche are many.  Some grave headaches nro due to cerebral' disease ���meningitis, tumor, abscess, softening of the brain. In these  enses there will be other symptoms  jointing to tho cause. Other cnuscs are  overfulInesB of the blood vessels, caused by the condition of the henrt; a  plethorlccondltlonof the body,and mental excitements. Such eases nre marked by a flushed face, glittering eyes, n  beating lu the ears and glddlncBs on  stooping.  Swlmmlnff.  Swimming Is n tonic and bracing exercise. It assists In the development  of the muscular system and exerts a  favorable influence on the bodily functions, such as digestion, nutrition, respiration, circulation /and Innervation.  It is excellent in getting the body Id  what sporting men call "condition."  Aside from the physical advantages,  swimming gives moral courage.  'I   TKEMlll/E   WHEN   I   THINK   THAT ,YOU  SltCiHT HAVE SAID YES."  He would have to be In five different  places at once almost every hour In tbe  dny; hence, there is ouly one solution���  five husbands!"  She sipped her coffee complacently  and, raising her clour eyes again to his,  siild coolly, "Do you lovo tne?"  He started perceptibly. The blood  rushed to his face In a quick Hush,  then lied agnlii, leaving It paler and  more hnggard than before.  She fixed her eyes upon his, mulling  brightly, nnd slio held his gnzo until  the nnger died out of It Then Bhe proceeded cnlmly:  "As a single mnn you havo ambition.  If you should marry uie nnd should  love me ns I vvnnt to be loved, tliere  would be no room for nmbltlon or for  any other attribute than the one you  give to me���love. Yet I would hnve  you ambitious. If I were to become  your wife and you undertook to fill to  repleteness my ambitious dreams for  you. love would wither and die, unclothed, unfed, forgotten. Iiow would  you provide that necessary and mighty  dollar should ,we be man and wife If  professional ambition stood between  you nnd earthly gain���if love detained  you from your dally business tnsks���If  social obligations rendered you henvy  eyed and solemn brained at the begin  ning of each fiscal datf* uo you Know  that every woman has a fad, and have  you not discovered mine?"  "No. What Is It?" he asked coldly.  "How many hours dally, think you.  I spend awheel? Could you accompany me on one century run? How .reconcile love, ambition, the social world,  money getting and athletic sportB nnd  still find time among the duties of n  husband to be what you would honestly define n man? Have you not yet  discovered why 1 made that polygamous remark?"  Por a moment nfter she hnd flnlBhcd  speaking he made no comment, ,1'res-  cntly he rose and took his hat uud  cane.  "Shall we go?" he snld.  "No," she replied calmly, not moving. "Sit down ugiiln. I vvnnt before  vve part to convince you of tho unwisdom of any thought of'marriage between us, at least for years to come."  "I am convinced," he repllol, reseating himself.  "What, already?"  "Quite convinced."  "What do you think of iny theory?"  "I think,It quite worthy of a purposeless woman who has no room In  her heart for any other love than self.  It Is the theory of ^Tthorough!}; heartless, selfish woman whose career Is nl-  retidy nttnlncd. nud 1 tremble when 1  think that you 'might hnve said yes.  Shnll wo go now?"  "At once���If you please���at once."  * ���      ���       *   .- ���-'*,- "   ���       * .     *  Somehow thoy did not meet ngalu.  He scowled upon the world, and applied every energy of his life to his  professional: work.    She   tossed   her  head In anger nnd chagrin and sought  for extra force and pith with which  to impregnate her literary Work.   The  ambitious hopes which he had entertained prospered and were at last fulfilled, for ho.nttnlncd tho height if uot  thc zenith of his profession.   The career for which she had prayed fell upon her like a. mantle when least expected and most unsought.   In a way  both were famous: each was prosperous.   They bnd traveled as the letter  Y is formed, parting In auger where  the arms lead off In either direction,  ench too proud to Inquire concerning  tho other.   Neither married.  They met, apparently by accident, in  tbo'dim-library of a mutual frloud.  Exactly how the friend had managed  the meeting she never confessed. From  the distance came the murmur, of  voices, the ripple of laughter. The mutual friend was giving a literary evening, Ue;and Bhe were expected to appear as Hon and lioness lot- ibe .occasion. But first the hostess closed tho  door on them, und they stood face to  face In the rose, colored light.'! .The  hostess was noted for her clever arrangement of general effects.  It was the first time they, had seen  each other since that Inst dinner at the  St. Denis. She bad made her career  and had discovered that It could uot  confer all the happiness whlcli her feminine nature required.  lie had gratified ambition, nttnlncd  wealth, wus socially popular and hud  become a patron of athletes. But when  the door closed behind their hostess he  knew Unit bis love for this woman bud  alone mnde his quartet of successes  possible.  He told her so In calm, straightforward words.  "Ambition, wealth, social pleasures  and even sports," he said, "I have pursued only because 1 knew thut somewhere In the vvprld you lived, audi  found a selfish pleasure In pleasing  vou, even though It were without your  knowledge."  And she, Bmlllng through tears of  happiness, replied:  "I have lived long enough to know  that the one man who truly loves possesses more real worth than any composite belug might If you love me. It  Is all I ask, for. by love and through  love all other things are possible."  Presently the hostess returned and,  peering Into the room, suid:  "Well?"  "We are to be married tomorrow," he  replied, "quietly, here In your parlors."  And the hostess again said:  "Well!"  The Nutmes Tree.  The nutmeg ls tho kernel of the fruit  of several species of trees growing  wild in Asia, Africa and America. The  cultivated nutmeg tree Is from fifty to  seventy-five .feet high und produces  .fruit:for-sixty yenrs. The fruit Is of  ���the"size=and=appcaranee-of-.a_roundlsh  pear, yellow In color.: The Qeshy part  of the fruit is rather hurd aud resembles candied citron.  Within Is the nut, enveloped In the  curious yellowish red urll known to us  as mace. Up to 170(5 tbe Dutch, belug  in possession of the Islands producing  the only valuable variety of the nutmeg, Jealously tried to prevent tbe carrying of the tree or a living seed of It  Into any territory Independent of Dutch  rule,  OOAAOOAAOOAAOOAAOOAAOOAAOQ  1 LUKE DOLLIVER'S |  1 TEMPTATION...   |  3 By ANOTE H. DOTTNBLL ^  8 �� 8  ���4 Oepyrlght, 1001, by Annie n. Donnell. ��  03TVOOVfCOWOOT"rOO"TOO"ra>8  No one hnd held an umbrella ovcr  her for bo long! She glanced up in  amazement, bordering on fright He  was so talL  "You're such a little mite of a woman, an' It's ralnlu' pitchforks!" tho  mau said cheerily. ;,     ,  "1' didn't have any umbrella handy,"  she said shyly. Thc last word was appended to shield her poverty, but her  cotton gloves and shiny seamed Jacket  gave lt thc lie.  "Umbrellas aro slippery things, wet  or dry," suid thc man encouragingly.  "When you want 'cm, they ain't  there!"  It was a wind driven rain, and he  lowered the umbrella ou lief side to  ward off the great slanting drops. She  felt a novel sensation of being sheltered, and n sob' rose In her throat. Once  she slipped, nud he caught her arm.  She had slipped so many times before,  but no one had tried to save her. That  vvas why she straightened her. slender  Tbe Roman*  Invented  Horicpower.  The Koinnns, among whom agriculture was a highly favored occupation,  were nn Inventive race, especially In  tho matter of labor saving machines,  Recognizing the drudgery of hand  mills, they Invented those whoso motive power was Imparted by obboh,  mules and oxen and Introduced tlieni  Into all the countries conquered by  tholr victorious armies. There Is no  positive record of the nnmo of the originator of this Improvement In milling.  An Ancient Phraae. ,  The frequently quoted "I do not pin  my faith upon your sleeve" Is traced  In sentiment to feudal times, when the  partisans of n lender used to wear his  budge pinned upon their sleeves. Sometimes these bndges were changed for  specific purposes, nnd persons learned  to doubt, hence the phrase, "You wear  the badge, but I do not intend to pin  my faith on your sleeve."  RUE HAD NEVElt OALIiUD HIM LUKE DEFOIlB.  figure' to Its utmost and swung along  beside hlni importantly. She thought  pussersby must look at lier. .with respect.  One wet block and half of another  tliey traversed, before cither spoke  again.   Then It was the man.  "I'd; ought toy-Introduce myself, I  guess," he said awkwardly. "I'm Luke  Dolllvcr."  "I'm Faith Pettle," was the response.  "Faith.- That's a nice soundln' name,"  he murmured.  ;  Faith looked shyly.  "I've always thought It dreadfully  old fashioned, but I didn't mind because It was grandmother's name."  "Then you've got folks, eh?������',Why, I  shouldn't know how that felt."  "I ;dld have. I haven't any now.  There aren't any left"  The catch ln her low voice seemed to  trouble Luke.   He changed the topic.  "What d'you say your last name was,  eh?" '  "Pettle���Faith Pettle," she answered.  He was looking down kindly Into her  small, palo, but rather sweet face.  "H'm! I reckon they forgot to put  tbe 'r' In It"  "What 'r?'" Her puzzled Innocence  mnde him laugh In a big. healthy way.  Faith laughed, too. Involuntarily.'They  were passing a long row; of tenements  that toed (he pavement In dreamy succession.- Faith stopped before one midway In the row.  "This nln't your home. Is It?" the big  man asked, eying the. structure, with  evident disfavor.  "N'o; It's wliere I stop." Faith answered quietly, 7 conscious that she  blushed under bis frank gaze. It wns  a graceless house, and she..wished,tbat  her room was In front, so he could see  the pot of red geraniums and the  white curtain which helped out some.  At the front door they both stopped,  and Faith looked up at him shyly.  "I'm'ever so much obliged, Mr.���  Mr."-  _^DpJllYW,^^HIy.erjjjut you Just say  'Luke.' . I work'down arWeymoutb's  factory. .Everybody calls me Luke."  He held the umbrella above her carefully till she mounted the steps and  stood In the silt of a doorway. Then  he closed It promptly.  "Well, I declare If It ain't stopped  ratnln'." be cried. "Now, when did  that happen?"    .  In tho spring twilights which followed, these two workers met at first as  If by chance and then as If by mutual  attraction. Tbey,loitered on tbeir way  homo frotn work, and tbe girl grew less  lonely, while the man came to count  on throwing aside his troubles tor the  short time they walked together. Moreover, bo beenmo ambitious to make her  Bin lie In return. Tbo rare occasions  when he suggested that they pass beyond tbo tenement and sit on tbo  benches In the promenade and watch  the sunset on tbe water Faith marked  as red letter days on her calendar.  It did not occur to honest .big Luke  Dolllver that danger lurked In these  quiet moments. The mite of a woman  who sat beside him looked happy���be  liked to make her quiet face brighten.  Nor did It occur to Faith that she loved  him���she was simply content when he  graduated bis great pace to hers or  talked quietly to ber on the promenade She told him frankly of her  early country life, the death of the  folks anil her efforts to earn her livelihood In the great city, but Luke Dolllver uever spoke of bis past   Her life,  tt colorless, was enviable as compared '  to his.  y.  Spring crept Into summer before they  knew It, and tbey began to watch tha  gay boat parties from the promenade.  "I never was out on the water ln my  life," Faith said idly one evening.  "And I never really 'holidayed.' I don't  call days off 'holidaying,' do you?"  "My fix, too," answered Luke. "Days  off ain't the right kind. We'd ought  to try our hand at the genuine article,  eh?"  Faith's face kindled with gentle excitement  "There's, going to be an excursion  down thc river next Saturday. I heard  the girls talking about It at noon.  They're going. There's to bo a band  too"���  "Then you an' rae'U go, mite of a  one." Tlicre had been a slight hesitation, but lie could not disappoint the  childish eagerness in her pule face.  The delight ln Faith's eyes repajd blm  for the Invitation und they sat later  than usual that evening making tbeir  plaus.  Three dnys till Saturday! Faith lived In a quiver of anticipation. She sat  up lute ench night furbishing' her  clothes, eveu to the ribbons on her  sailor hat, which really looked better  when they were turned.  Saturday's skies could hot have been  bluer or the air cooler and sweeter.  Fnith met the day With such a radiant,  face that Luke Dolllver regarded her  with astonished satisfaction. He had  never noticed before how blue her eyes  were In their white setting nor bow tbo  elusive dimples played at hide and seek  in her small rouud chin.  "You little mite of a one,"Nh.e cried   .  gleefully,   "what  you  been   doln'   to  yourself?   I'd ought to have put on my  white duck trousers an' boiled shirt!"  For reply Faith stood on tiptoe and  pinned a tiny bunch of pinks on tho  lapel of his coarse brown coat Her  lingers shook with excitement, and an  expression of pain " contracted' 'Luke  Dolliver's face. He looked about him  uneasily. Yes, he would leave her������  there among tho pleasure seekers. He  could make some excuse. She would  not mind, and he'd leave the ticket and  go and never come back.  These thoughts tormented Luke aa  they went on���the sudden consciousness thnt ho was wronging the girl ln  sharing the day's pleasure with her.  He had meant It to he only a bright  spot In her dull life." Now he suddenly  recalled tbe barrier that separated him  worldwide from Faith.  The stream of peoplo bound for tho  wharf thickened. A showily dressed  woman between two men stared at  tbcm and openly Jeered. She nudged  her companion, and. the three burst  Into loud laughter.  "Hold on, little mite of a one. Don't  hurry so," Luke muttered, shutting an  oath behind his tcetb. "There's a-plenty of tlme/V He'could not bear to.havo  Faith sec the Impudent, handsome  face.���"He had not seen lt himself for  many a day.  .   ,  "No, no; we must hurryl Ob, Luke,  if we should be late 1" cried Faith anxiously. ���   '  She bad never called blm Luke before. His half formed purpose to turn  back vanished,  . "Lord have mercy, I love tbe Httla  mite of n one!" groaned the man In hi*  heart  . Hours later on the homeward trip he  discovered that Faith loved him. They  were sitting alone In a corner of tha  dock; and he read it clearly In her pure  upturned face.' To draw her close and  hold her bo forever! How easy a thing  It would be! And what did all tha  rest of the world matter?  He saw, how thin ber arm was where  the lace fell away, the peak of her  chin and the hollows In':her temples.  How frail and slight; she was to earn ,  her bread alone! -The thought set-hli  pulses beating mutinously..  "Lord have raereyl Lord have mercy!" his soul prayed for him.  The steamer nenred Its landing place,  and the shrill voiced throng crowded  toward the gangplank; The man and  girl were ln a zone of silence. Ho was  eying the,, shore line, creeping nearer  and nearer, with his lips set to grim  lines. He was fighting a sharp battle.  He had given himself till the steamer .  touched shore to reach a decision.  The ribbon of blue water narrowed.  Now It was a thread.  "Who's going to wait? Here, boys,  take bold : of, hands���Now, one, two,  tiiVee���Jump!"  Luke  Dolllver recognized the gay, ,  reckless, voice.   It had, made the discord of his .wholellfo.   Should-bo "let_"  It-  , A cry of horror and a woman's shriek  of ,- pain rose, simultaneously. Faith  started to her feet, whito and shaking.  "Ob, Luke, what ls It?" she cried. .  He pushed her back on the scat firmly.  , "It ain't anything much. You set  right here an' wait for me."  Ho plowed his way to tbe boat's edge  and took one look nt tho three crushed  bodies.' Tbo woman's bold, handsome  face was turned upward and tbo refining touch of death lay on It  A llttlo later Luko went back to  Faith, and bis face, softened and grave,  was tbo face of a free man. < Yet If  only bo wero sure he had decided that  question beforo the accident bitppencdl  Yet could he have decided It wrongly?  "You poor little mite of a one," ha  cried tenderly, "youi look scared to  death! U'b all over. Three people got  hurt, but they're���hotter how." Sho  wns clinging nervously to his strong  arm. nnd her teeth chattered. Ho  stooped and kissed her gently. "You  little mite of a oue," he cried.1 !*, "You  ain't any blgger'n a baby:. ,1'ni going to  take care of you the rest', of-'your life!"  Some Evidence.  Ukerdek-Whnt makes yon think that  be is a man of metal?  Gobatig-Well. he hns a steely eyo  and u wiry beard. THE INDEPENDENT  r,  VANCOUVER, B. C.  HOMING PIGEONS.  The .lljBterrur Orientation :im Yet Known  Only tn ilia i ruulur of11li-si��  I.oll2-llltft:itu-u  Hints.  Mr. Arthur Delcorde,' an Ottawa  pigeon fancier, writes as follows:  "The ability of the homer to return  to ..its homo from distances unknown  lo itself, hundreds of miles over  strunge country, is, a mystery known  only to its Creator, and may never  bo solved by human bruins. Learnixl  mew. who have 'studied this noble  little bird's habits, etc., have often  admitted tlml the mystery is yul un-  iolvtd, and the secret of orientation  is l.cyond their o.-cplunution. lt is indeed a mystery that u small bird,  placed in a basket uud shipped in a  dark freight car -100 or, MO miles  from its home, and liberated in un  unknown locality, should find . 'its  way back homo.  ".lust think of it, nnd place yourself in the .same position, then con-  si der your possibilities of accomplishing such a task. In racing or Hying  homing pigeons the bird's object is  not only to return to its home, but  to gut. there first, and many a bird  lins'exhausted itself endeavoring to  outfly its competitors, even in races  of fifty or seventy-fivo miles, where  the distance nlono is but mere exer-  ciso to thoni: hut it is the persistency of u reliable bird that makes     it  <"i  Shiloh'g  Consumption  Cure  Cures Coughs and Colds  al once. It has been doing;  this for half a centery. It  has saved hundreds of  .... thousands of lives. It will  save yours if you give it a  chance. 25 cents a bottle.  If after using-it you are not  satisfied with results, go to'  your druggist and get your  money back.    ....  "N  Write to S. C. Wiats & Co., Toronto,  Can., for free trial bottle.  Karl's Clover Root Tea corrects (be Stomach  MARKET REVIEW.  BATON HOT SPRINGS, B. C.  Without   question     the   beat   and  most effective springs in Canada for  the cure of rheumatism,   kidney    or  valuable, nnd is the principal reason   Hver troub^,,.   The medicinal  quali-  of its popularity.  "In a hotly-contested pigeon race,  from distances of -100 and 500 miles,  the fancier is unconscious of tho result until his birds arrive, as from  ���tho time they are set free by their  liberator until they are safe and snug  in their home no human being has  cootrol over them, 'and it is lmpos- |  siblo to force them on' or 'hold  them in,' as in horse racing, but  tie* of the water are unequalled.  Splendid hotel accommodation ; fine  fishing and hunting. An ideal spot  for the invalid.  A man smoking a pipe of medium  it   size blows out of his mouth for every  is nil p. ciuestion of 'blood,' and the  best bred bird vvill surely win.  "A very interesting feature of a  pigeon race is that, regardless of how  many biids aro down, the best ones  usunlly will leave the flock, and, upon their ovvn judgment, pursue tho  quickest and closost air line route  across tho country, and will often  lly many miles hoincwiird whilo the  less reliable ones will hung together  in a Hock and depend one upon another. ._       i  "Tho pleasures to be had from    a  time ho fills the pipe 700 smoko  clouds. If he smokes four pipes a  day, for twenty years, lie blows out  20,440,000 smoke llouds.  BABIES   WITH  WORMS.  Grateful llother    Tells  iiow  Little Boy Was  Cured.  Her  Mrs. A. Sauve, ltowaiiton, Que., is  another happy mother' who thanks  lot of homing pigeons are too num- Baby's Own Tablets for the health of  erous to mention, but anyone inter- her boy.. The little fellow' became  'ested in a clean, innocent sport and the prey of worms���that curse of  a noble llttlo bird should take up childhood. His rosv cheeks lost their  this hobby, and many a pleasant coi0i-; his little legs and arms became  day and a jolly good time await'skinuy. his eycs lost their sparkle  him. Get togitber with your friends ull(J he became sickly and peevish,  ami oinmiiw a club and bave compe- Hi!J sIo<jp wus resUess and feverish,  tition. as tho greater .the competition ; aml his food scenlea lo do him uo  the gienter the honor.   Benin at onco d    nis    anxious mother    almost  and be ready to start your birds   on   Uespaired o( scei���g him buck agllin to  th, >-,.,,-. tho first pleasant day    and   gQOd health    uOWOV0I.f  she h^ai.d of  - Baby's Own Tablets,  and gave them  to .her    child,  and  now  she says:���   I "Tbo    Tablets    made  a     wonderful  The ciicclcreln. j change in my little boy.   All    signs  The overcheck bears uboti' the same 'of worms have disappeared, and he  relation to tho horse as the couiitv jail j'" "" ���� the best of health. 1 can  does to human so.-ietv. In case of the i honestly say-that Baby's Ovvn Tab-  trotting horse It seems that some de- l1^ lu7;��"   no  et"ual  ^  a.  *cu,'e Ior'  vice must be used In order to compel l w?,n!is",    ���       ,��� ,, ' . .    .  -.  1   Buby s Own Tablets  are a certain  in. nnd .vou will never regret  venture."  your  a horse to carry Its head out almost in  a line with Its neck, so that the" curvature of the latter at the throttle vvjll  uot cramp the windpipe or shut off  thc horse's wind. In case of the running burse it naturally extends the  bead and neck without artificial aid.  This Is because the gallop Is Hie horse's  natural gale, while the trot Is artilicinl  when It comes to extreme speed.  Hence the overcheck is needed. In the  utility horses the eheckreln ls never  needed.  'cure" for all'the minor ailments of  j little ones, such us constipation, col-  j ie, sour stomach, indigestion, diarr-  , hoeu, simple fover and the irritation  !accompanying the, cutting of teeth,  j G uarantecd to contain  none of    the  poisonous opiates found in the so-called . "soothing"   medicines.   They  nro for children of all ages, and dis-  ' solved in water can  be given    with  absolute safety to a new-born babe.  Sold by druggists at 25 cents a box,  | or sent postpaid on receipt of price,  iby addressing the Dr. Williams Med-  I icine Co., Brockville, Ont.  Ten In China.  Chinese nnnnls us remote ns 2000 B. I    C. spoke ot* tbe cultivation of tea nud     Lord Curzoii unveiled at Delhion on  cinssllied it nlmost us perfectly us is tho 1'Jth ult. a memorial comiiiemor-  done todny.   Its virtues were discovered by, accident  WIRE WOUNDS.  My mure, a very valuable one, was  badly cut and bruised by being  caught io a wire fence. Some of tlie  wounds would not heal, although I  tried many different medicines. Dr.  Bell advised me to use MINARD'S  LINIMENT,    diluted   at   first,   then  ating in particular the services rendered by tliree Delhi signallers in  1S.~7.  MAUD'S LINIMENT Lmtaan'S TM. .  Those "who complain most aro most  to bo complained of.���Matthew Henry.    _ When a    man is wrong and won't  tronger as the sores began to look \ admit it, he always gets angry.   Hal-  better, until,, after three, weeks, the  sores havo healed, and bost of all the  hair is growing well, and is not  white, ns is bios', always tlie case in  horse wounds. .  F. M. DOUCET.  Weymouth.          If fun is good, truth is still better,  and lovo best of all.���Thackeray.  OAmuiHEOT is nsetty Physicians. ���  Over ninety distinct congregations  of women connected with Roman  Catholic religious orders nro settled  In Great Britain.  How's This?  We offer Ono Hundred Dollar* Howard, 'or  nnv eas<) ��� f Ciilnrr.i tail, cannot be curod by  Hall'o Catarrh Curo.       ���     ��� ��� , ,   _  FW. C1IKNE1 & CO., Props., Tolodo. O.  We, tho undorslvnoil havo known If, ,J.  Chonoy for thn l.u-t l"i soar-", neil Iwliovo hiin  porfcoily lio.-iiiri-.li o In all basinet transactions,  and flimuchlly iihlo to curry out any oblU.-atie-'.  mado far thoir lit in. . , _ , , ,��� , .  West ��'ri:u.v\, \Vt-nlosnlo Drngul'ts. Toledo,  O. Wai.uino. ICimiak &MAUV1S, \Vliolo��do  Dramr'sld, Toledo, O  Unit's Catarrh Cure li takon liitornnlly, acting dlroctly upon th'. Wood aad mucous suriiicua  of tho F'-stcm. I'rico IJo. por bottlo. bold by  nil druggist'.  Tr.-a Imonlnls f-co.  Uall'n Fuinlly l'ilto nro thn bust.  Sir Robert GifTen, the statistician,  estimates that' ��150,000,000 a year  will soon bo required for Britain's  armament. ....  Mrs. Colosta Coon, Byroeuso, tt Y.. wrltos:  "For yoars I conld not oat many kinds of food  without producing a burning, excrntiat'n$ pain  in my stomach. I took Parmoloe's according to  directions ondor tho hoad ot 'Dyspoprla or In-  digostion ' Ono box entirely cured ir.o. I can  now ont anything I chooeo, without f .istrossing  mu in tho loust. Theso pills do not causo pain  or griping, and should bo usci who'. a cathartio  Is requiroa.  burton.  A DI~">i"~" PILL���Many porsons snffor ox-  crutlating ngony aftor partaking of a hourly  dinnor. Tho food pnrtatonof is liko n ball of  load upon tho stomach, and instead ot being a  healthy nutriment it bocomos a poison to tlio  system, Dr. Parmoloo's v"getablo 1'ilM aio  vvondorfal correctives of sucu troublos. Tliey  correct iicidity,-oi>eu secretions and convert tho  food partaltonof into healthy mitrimoiit. They  aro lust tho medicino to tako if troublod with  indigestion or dyspepsia.  Extras In tbe Bill.  Clerk of the Hiinilns Hotel (predating bill to escaping guests)���All guests  of ibis hotel will please step into our  new oflice across the street and pny  for this extra Ore and water service.  TA'hcn a mnn fools bis wife, lt ls not  that he Is so smart, but that her faith  ls so grout.���Atchison (Holm.  Formalities.  ' "So you hnve proposed to tho American heiress?"  "I hnve." answered Lord Tlnaelton.  "Iiiive you been acceptedV"  "Not finally.  I am to cnll tomorrow  with n list of my creditors."���Washington Star.    Swimming.  Swimming ls an excellent cxorclsafoi  girls uud boys and helps to expand the  chest and develop tiie muscles of th��  body.             '        '  'Che Olilenl  Banknote.  Among the curiosities obtained by the  .British museum there Is none so inter-  luuin.miuiii. UO..IW   esting as a Chinese banknote of the  Theso pills do not ennsp pain ' Mine dynasty, about 13GS.   No earlier  example ls known to be extant  WHEAT.'  The local market has been dull all  the week and at first was not m-  Iclined to advance with the outside  j market. Exporters seem to find it  Ihurd work to do any business and  I complain that export bids are out of  | line wLth prices here. 'Referring to  Uhe latest mail advices of sales- of  I Manitoba wheat made on Juno 6th  I and'7th  to    Liverpool  and London  1 und'figuring out freight and expens-  jes it is seen, that the prices sold at  vvere lie to 2c per bushel under what  j tho wheat was bringing hero in store,  :Fort William, on the same days, so  ithat "there is no wonder exporters  j'havo    been slow    In buying    lately.  While there has not been a grent deul  'doing prices have hardened. Thoy  ! closed a week ago nt 1 hard, 7-lJc;  j 1 northern, 72c; and 2 northern 70-Jc,  'in store, Fort William, spot or .Tune  'delivery. In the Iirst dnys of the  'week they advanced ic daily but on  | Thursday and yesterday the advances  'wore larger and at tho closo of l"ri-  i day's    business  wo   quote values:  1  hard, 7G"-c: 1 northern, 7-lJc; and 2  northern, 72"c,    delivery spot, June  or the Iirst half of July..  FLOUR���Hungarian   patent  S2-15  per sack of 98 pounds: Glcnora, S2 :  Alberta,     S1.85;     Manitoba,   S1.70 ;  and XXXX, $1.25.  MILLFEED���Demand is heavy and  tho market is somewhat unsettled.  Bran is worth $10 per ton in bulk;  and shorts 518 per ton bulk, delivered, subject to usual trade discounts.  GROUND FEED���We quote: Oat  chop, per ton, S28; barley chop, ��24;  mixed barley and oats, $26; chop  screenings, $15.50; oil cake, ?30.  OATS���The demand for oats for  shipment cast has fallen off considerably and dealers say it is difficult to  Iind buyers now at fair prices. Most  of the business is for local feed account. The market is weaker. We  quote: No. 1 white, in carlots on  track, Winnipeg, per bushel, 45c; No.  2 white, 41c to 42c; feed grades, 38c  to 39c. At country points farmers  are getting 33 to 35c for No. 2 white  oats.   Street oats are not offering.  BARLEY���The market is now down  to almost a nominal basis and prices  are lower. Wc quote 44 to 45c per  bushel for feed barley in carlots on  track here. ,  FLAXSEED���Nothing doing.  SI'ELTZ���Dealers are doing a littlo  business in spelt'/, for feeding at 50c  per bushel of 50 pounds.  1-1 AY���Market very firm as hay is  becoming ' scarce. Large quantities  have been destroyed by tho rains.  Prices hold flnn at 88 to S9 per ton  for fresh baled' in carlots on track  here.  POULTRY���The market is quiet.  Live chickens bring 70 to 75c pet-  pair, and turkeys ure worth lie per  pound, live weight.- Dressed turkeys.  Smith's Falls,  ISc per pound.     .  BUTTER���Cieamery���The murket is  weaker owing to larger offerings.  The price has declined lc. We quote  now. for fresh June make, factory  points, 16c per pound.  BUTTER���Dairy���There is no  change in the market for this butter  as supply is running about the suiue  as last week and thoro is good demand. We quote round lots lie per  pound commission basis for tubs, and  13c for prints. Prints are not wanted at all as they vvill not keep now.  CHEESE���Offerings-arc larger and  the market has declined'lc. Dealers  are now paying ll}c per pound for  new Manitoba cheese delivered here.  EGGS���The market is well supplied  with eggs. Buyers are still paying  10Jo per dozen for fresh case lots,  here delivered.  DRESSED MEATS���Hogs are  steady- at last week's price. We quote:  Beef, city dressed, 8 to 9c per lb.;  veal. 7Jc to 8Jc; mutton, lie; spring  lambs, each, $3.50 to $4.50; hogs,  per pound, 7f to Sic.  HIDES���No. 1 city hides, G'c; No.  2's, 5ic; and No. 3's, 4ic. Kips and  calf the same price as hides; deakins,  25 to 40c; slunks, 10 to 15c; horse  hides 50c to $1.00.  WOOL���6 to O'c per pound for unwashed fleece delivered here.  Tallow���Local buyers are paying 5  to 6c per pound for tallow delivered  hero, according lo grade.  SENECA ROOT���Some small lots  of root have offered here this week,  and .sold at a price in thc neighbor-  liood~~of_35~r~)ci' pouiid:_De"aIors���are  not now willing to quote more than  34c as they believe that as soon as  the'roads dry up root vvill begin to  come in. The above prices are for  clean, dry root, delivered at Winnipeg. ''  THANKS FOR BOTH  French Gentleman Gracefully Expresses His Own and His  Wife's Gratitude.  A Strong Letter Written With the  Noble Purpose of Trying to Benefit Someone Else.  St. Hippolyte, Que., June 23.���  (Special)���Mr.' L. A. Paquin of this  village has written for publication  the following letter. In it ho speaks  for both himself and his wife. The  letter reads :  "After much suffering I had become  unable to work. 1 hud Kidney  Trouble which gave mo great pain.  ".My wife luul used a box of Dodd's  Kidney I'ills for a similar __trouble  .some time before, and as they had  completely restored her to good  health I made up my mind to take a  treatment  myself.  "I was not disappointed, and I can  now say that I have tried and proved  Dodd's Kidney I'ills to bo the greatest medicine in the world.  "Wo are now both quite well and  ablo to do our work as well as ever.  "We havo found Dodd's Kidney  Pills to be a remedy, which saves us  tiie pains and trouble which vve often  seo in others, who are languishing  and incapable of attending to thcir  work.  "We keep Dodd's Kidney Pills constantly on hand, and use them occasionally if we feel tho slightest indisposition. We have used altogether  between us six boxes.  "Perhaps I should exnlain why I  write this letter. It is because I feel  thero may be many others who havo  not heard of Dodd's Kidney Pills, or  who having heard, havo not given  them a trial, and to such I would  say 'Give Dodd's Kidney Pills a fair  trial and you will agree with my wife  and myself that there is not any  other such medicine to be had." '  What Dodd's Kidney Pills have  done for Mr. Paquin and his good  wife they will do for any man or woman who suiters from Kidney Disease  in any form.  DON'T GET OLD  before your time. Proper care of  your stomach and diet will keep  ��0ur health good. In this particular Ogilvie's (lour is a known enemy of dyspepsia, as it makes the  best of good, white, sweet, nutritious bread���it is the housewife's favorite. ,  GGILViESV HUNGASIIAN  THE WOBLD'S BEST FAMILY FLOUR.  OGILVIE'S GLENORA PATENT  THE WOHLO'S BEST BAKEfl'S FtOUR.  11V UOT.AI. IVAIIIIANT  Millers to H.B.J!, tho Pi-inoc of Wales  ' If the entire population is considered to bo 1,400,000,000, thc'brains of  this number of human beings would  weigh 1,922,712 tons, or as much as  96 ironclads of the ordinary size.  Lovsr*! T-Z (Wius Head)Di3infoctant So��p  Powder is better than other soap powdery,  as it aloo acts as a disinfectant. 04  If two lovers spend four hours together and the lover takes or receives '200 kisses���low calculation���  and each kiss lasts teir seconds, in  live years' time the lover would have  365,000 kisses, and their lips would  have been united for tho space of  forty-two days and six hours.  LIVE STOCK.  CATTLE���Fresh grass cattle arc  hardly obtainable yet in a wholesale  way as the frequent rains keep thein  out of condition. Reports from the  range country say that thu cattle are  very backward. Good butchers'  grades are worth 5.Jc per pound delivered here and inferior lots 5c to  5'c.  SHEEP���Sheep arc worth from 5c  to 5'e. per pound, off'cats, Winnipeg,  and lambs nbout the same.  HOGS���Live hogs are more plentiful and worth for best weights, averaging between 150 and 250 pounds.  Oie off cars Winnipeg. Heavy and  light weights, lc less.  MILCH COWS���Cows arc scarce,  and good milkers, readily bring ?45  in this market, the range being from  $35  to $43 each.  HORSES���There is a good demand  for horses and dealers find no dilli-  culty in desposing of nil they can secure. The market is being largely  supplied from Ontario. Prices are  high.  A woman vvho was charged at High-  gate, London, with being drunk and  incapable pleaded that family .troubles had made her take to drink. One  daughter, she said, had been poisoned, another hanged, a son had been  killed in a railway accident, and another was in un asylum. She was  discharged.  He ITad Ilia Price.  "I was stopping at a hotel ln a town  In Vermont," said the Boston drummer, "when it came on to snow, nnd  there was a fall of four feet before It  ceased. During tbe worst of tbe storm  a young man came into tbe hotel,  which was telephone headquarters,  and, as be hnd never used a phone, he  asked me to communicate with a Justice of the peace and tell him that be  wanted to get married that evening.  " 'But think of the storm!' replied  the official when I bad delivered my  message over tbe wire.  " 'Yes. but he'll mnke that all right,*  I replied.  " 'I don't believe I can get there.'  " 'But you must.'  ".'Well. If I must, then 1 must, but  I want John Peabody to understand  thnt If I drive ten miles and marry  him In this sort of weather he'B got  to come down with at least 75 cental'"  A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned  You can save dollars by watching tho advertisements in  THE GLOBE  TOKOJiTO  It carries tho advertisements of the big stores of Toronto and the leading business house of Canada. People in tlio west can enjoy all tho  privileges of those in Toronto by taking advantage of  THE HALF-PRICE OFFER  which Tho Globo is making to all thoso living west of North Bay. Rog-  ular price S1.00 per annum. Send TWO DOLLARS and have it and Tho  Saturday Illustrated number go to your address for one year.  Address)   TUB   GLOllE,   TORONTO.  GLEAN    .  SWEET  DURABLE  CLEAN  SWEET  DURABLE  V  E. B. EDDY'S  BUTTER   TUBS  are made   from   the   best selected SPRUCE, with  GALVANIZED SPRING STEEL WIRE HOOPS,  which are secure and will not fall off.     Always ask  your dealer for  EODY'S      WOODENWARE  HE SOLVED TRAMP PROBLEM  .Smnrt Xcw .Jer.si.-y Fiirmcr Advei--  t.NiMl 1111 0]ic*:i llon?,e For Tliem.  "I think I have solved the tramp  problem in 11 perfectly satisfactory  way," said tho New Jersey farmer as  the, subject wus under discussion. "It  dhl 1:0 good whatever to put up signs  warning them off or lo keep a bulldog  nt the gate. I tried all that, and last  sprltts 1 made n change. I put up signs  for three miles around reading, 'Tramps  I'lease Call ut the Baker Farm,' and  'All Trumps Welcomed at Baker's,'  and the result Is thut not over three of  tlieni have called. Tho other day, to  show you how it works, a tramp came  along and looked things over and said  to me:  " 'Any constables hidden ln the barnr  " 'Not a one,' I replied.  " 'How many bulldogs you got?'  " 'None at all.'  " 'Got a lot of spring guns or bear  traps set about the place?'  " 'Nothing of the kind.'  " 'Has a feller got toido a day's work  to get a meal?"  ������ 'No work at all.. You come right ln,  and I will give you a sijuare meal for  nothing, and if you want to stay all  night I'll give you tbr best bed In the  house.'  "Ho looked at me in a puzzled way  for about a minute," continued the  farmer, "and then indulged ln a wink  aud said:'  " -You can't play that little game on  me, old man. This Is my sixteenth  yea^on the road.'  " 'But what game?' I asked.  " ;Putting poison In the milk and selling our cadavers to a medical college  for $5 apiece. Oh. no. Mr. Baker���not  this eve!' " M. QUAD.  Tardy  Naming.  The children of the Aluos. a people  Uving tn northern .lapan. do not receive tlielr names until they nre Ave  years old. It is the father wbo then  chooses the name by wblcb tbe child  ls afterward called.  Well now, wouldn't that  kill you; two good  = LUCINA  = CIGARS  and uo matchos.    Hard .luck on the old  spor.s.  GEO. F. BRYAN & CO WINNIPEG  The Office Specialty Mfg. Co. Ltd,  MANnrACTORE  PERPETUAL BOOK CASE SYSTEMS.  Tho onlv corapluto up-to-dato cuso on tho mar-'  kot.   IHsiippoariuff   doors,   quartered   oak,  Roldon flirsh.  THE OFFICE SPECIALTY MFC C0.,Llmllcd.  P. 0. BOX 393 E. R. HAMBLY���      ���  Winnipeg, Man. Mgr. Wcstorn Branch  @Tt is now proposed in England to  drive tram cars by power derived  from huge springs, which can be  wound while the whole is in motion  or otherwise.  Common soaps destroy the  clothes and render the,  hands liable   to   eczema.  Apples In Japnn.  Of the fruits wholly unknown in  Ja:>an until introduced from abroad  the apple hus^proved the most success-  f_\. "��nd it has become a chief product  of some districts in the Hokkaido or  northern islands. The apples are of  ftiio-appcaniiice-nnd=excellent-flavor,-  aud the trees yield a good prolit.  A Common  Bred Cow  When toned up by  Rick's Illood Purifier will  give  as  much and as rich  uiilkasahighly  bredaristocratic  Jcn��y cowgives  upon or.  d i n a r y  feed, and  a Jersey  cow when  given.  DICK'S  BLOOD PURIFIER  will wonderfully increase her yield  of milk. It saves feed too, because  a smaller amount of well digested  food satisfies the demands of the  system aud every particle of nour-  sishment sticks.  60'cents a package.  teeming, Miles & Co., Agents,  ��� i-' MONTREAL.  Write for Book on C-lttle und Horses free.  Idleness is as fatiguing as repose is  sweet.���Do Levis.  As your enemy's and your friends,  so are you.���Lavater.  Our   souls much    farther than our  eyes can soo.���Drayton.  Next to excellence is the  tion of it.���Thackeray.  apprccin-  I love to lose myself in other men's  minds.���Lamb.  The  friend.-  greatest    niodccine is a true  -Sir. XV. Temple.  .  Short sentences drawn from a long  experience.���Cervantes.  The eternal stars shine out as soon  as it is dark enough.���Carlyle.  Shun equally a sombre air and vivacious sallies.���Xlurcus Antoninus.  Fortune gives too    much to manv,  fcut to none enough.���Martial.  mywmSim  FREE SAMPLE OF LIEBIC'S FIT CORE.  If you ��uflcrfrom Epilepsy, Fits, FaffinffSlclineM,  St. Vitm Dunce, or have cniUren or relatives th.it da  so, or know a friend that is ail'ictcd, then send for a  (rea trial bottle n-ith valuable Treatise, and try it.  Tho simple hottlewill be sent by mail, prepaid, toyoui  rf-arcstPostOlBeenddress. lt has cured where erery,  thing else b.ls failed.   \Vhea writing, mention thn  rape? and give name, ape and full address to TH!  IF.BI3 CO, 179 Kino St. West. TORONTO, Cahada  REDUCES  EXPENSE  Ask for the Octagon Bar  W. N. U. Xo. 382.  If you see one cold and vehement  at the same time, set hiin down for  a fanatic���Lavater.  Clap an extinguisher upon your  irony, if you are unhappily blessed  with a vein of it.���Lamb.  ��� He who has novcr known adversity  is but half acquainted with himself  or others.���Colton.  Do not nsk 11 man if ho has been  through college. Ask If a college has  been through him.���Cbiipln.  It i.s estimated that thore aro about  2,000 negro lawyers in the United  States.  Doctrine is nothing but the skin of  truth set up and stuffed.���II. W.  Beecher.  A prince who falleth oui with his  laws brcakest with his best friends.���  Saviile. ���   ���  Between two evils choose neither: between two goods, choose both.���Try-  on Edwards.  Hope is a lenf-joy which may  beaten out to a great extension,  gold.���Bacon.  be  liko  Art is nature concentrated.���Balzac. THE INDEPENDENT.  BATIJEtiDiA"' AUGUST 2, 1902"  1 Remnant Sale Dress Goods, Prints, ��  MusSins, Cretonnes, Flannelettes.  Now going on. The lengths and prices are marked in plain figures.  You'll find the prices about TWENTY-FIVE PER OKXT below actual cost. '  ^ 5��       VV ���      MllBUI ~^l *~JB-HL*" ���    *���'9 ��  8 (Successor to Scolt in Kennedy) (���)  I 303 Blastings Street,        Vancouver, B. C.  (g>  &y%  fSiiS.--..-'. -v'  Ladies antl Gentlemen will  find our stock complete.  We want your business.  11.  SHOE CO., LD  301 Hastings St.  SEWS OF TIIE LABOR WORLD  A carpenters' union has been formed  at Brandon. The following oillcers have  been elected: Piesldent, J. G. Lang;  vice, Chas. Lillington; recording secie-  tary, Harry Everar.l; financial se'ere-  ,tary, Frank Lisaman; treasurer, Thos.  aicKenzie. Installation last Friday  evening 'by T. Hitson, organizer.  The election of officers ot Nelson  Trades and Labor council for the ensuing year 'took place last week, and  resulted as follows: President, J. A.  Knauf (Stonemasons and Bricklayers'  union); vice-president, J. Burns (Carpenters' union); recording secretary,0 J.  Froelich (Cigarmakers' union); treasurer, A. B. Sloan (Culinary Employees'  Protective association); sergeant-ait-  arins, George Douglas (Nelson Laborers' union); statistician, C. F. Bell  Culinary Employees' Proteotlve association).  UNITED STATES.  Twenty-fivp, labor unions of New  ryork have agreed upon a plan for aiding .the anthracite miners who are on  Btrike.  A general strike of gold .beaters in  New- Yonk and other cities went into  effect 'Monday. The strikers demand  $2 la -week. At present the rates are  Irregular, and from $12 a .week up.  Toledo, O., has something unique in  the way of a labor union. The insurance solicitors of the city have formally organized and vvill be granted a charter by the American Federation of Labor. -  The strike of COO, employees of the  Richmond street railways, Richmond,  Va., was settled.Friday night when t\v  striikers' ratified the decision of the  board of arbitration. The arbitrators  offered a compromise.  Reporters and newspaper writers of  Seattle are considering the plan of organising a. 'union under charter from  the International Typographical Union.  The reason for this is said to be too long  hours and too little pay.    -  The Union Labor pai-ty'of Santa Clara county has effected a permanent organization with 100' members. They  will put no ticket in the field this toll,  "but will support only candidates known  to be friendly to organized  labor.,  Twenty-five thousand East Side, N.  T-, garment workers went on a strike  the beginning of the week. The unions  affeoted are the Brotherhood ot Tailors,  -��he-Veslmakeis-unlon,-the���Trouser-  ^makers' union, the Knee Breeches Makers' union, the Children Jacket Makeis'  -���union, the Sailers' Jacket Makers' union  and the Buttonhole Makers' union. The  .Brotherhood of Tailors demands a,fifty-  six hour working week, last year's scale  and a guarantee that the contractors of  . ����������<^v!X^<i^^  Tbe Salt  I of Life  ,      is business.   We want more of ��)  i it.   We'll uot it if an out and out  bargain will fetch it.  Iiow is This  A two-quart  Hot Water Bottle  or  Fountain Syringe  75c.  | The McDowell, Atkins,  I      Watson Co., Ltd. Liability ��  �� UP-TO-DATE DRUGGISTS. ��  middlemen .will".pay union wages.-and  employ union nien. and also a guarantee  that In case a middleman defaults they  will get their wages.  A division of the United Order of  Railway Employees which has headquarters in San Francisco, was organized at Louisville, Ky., Sunday with  1,0,00 chai'ter lremljers. by F. XV. Forst-  Ing and J. P. .Mulligan, of California,  vicc-presiden ts.  The laws of Kansas .provide that labor organizations shall form a state organization to ibe known as "The State  Society of Labor and Industry," and  that this society sliall meet in convention and appoint the laibor commission  era for the state.  Twenty-two hundred union laborers  in all branches of thc building trades  at Jacksonville, Fla., went out on strike  last week because .the contractors re  fused 'to accede to a demand for an  eight-hour day. Practically all building -operations are suspended  All the striking machinists of the  Montana Central shops, Great Falls,  returned to -work this morning in ac  cordance with a settlement, by vvhbh  they get an advance In wages of 15  cents a day. The strike has been in  progress for nearly two months.  Fully 20.000 men employed along the  lake front in Buffalo are perfecting an  organization whlfh will haive for its  principal object the abolition of all  Sunday ,vvork. This list includes scoop-  ers, shovelers, coal heavers, shovers,  freight handlers, pile drivers, marine  firemen, engineers and tug-men.  Before the adjournment of its eleventh annual convention at Chicago the  International Longshoremen's Association became .the International Longshoremen, Marine and Transport  Workers. 'Daniel J. Keefe of Chicago  and Henry J. Barter, oC Detroit, were  elected president and sccretary-troa:  uror, respectively.  The Longshoremen's association has  taken up the issue with the warehouseman of Stockton to compel recognition  of the union. The two particular demands of the union are that all cereals  coming or going by teams, cars, barges,  steamer or vessel must be considered as  warehouse work .whether dumped or  piled when bandied and that only union  men shall be employed.  BRITISH AND FOREIGN,  and hewers S l-2d. per hour, an advance  of l-2d. in each case.  The masons of Dundee are to get an  increase of-wagea; builders-will-gei-9'jr  Laibor Five  The dissatisfaction among Glasgow  Conporaition gas-workers In legard to  their conditions of labor still continues.  The operative slaters of Dunfermline  have, after a two months' strike, resumed work on a rise from Sd. to S l-2d.  per hour.  Some thousands of Federatlonlst-s employed at the Mardy, the Cyfart'lifa and  the Plymouth collieries have been out  on strike for several days iigaliisl non-  unlonlsts and 'those members of the  Federation who have allowed thein-  solv-eu to get out of compliance.  The emigration and Immigration report of the Board of Trade shows that  In liOl over ;I02,.",00 'persons left Great  Britain and Ireland for countries out of  Europe and over GIH.SOO for Europe Itself. From Europe over 702,000 people,  and from outside Europe about 103,000  cainc to these islands, so the "balance  outwards" was some 49,000.  A boot and shoe factory h'as (been established In Ballina In the County ot  Mayo by a local co-operative society.  The department of technical   Instruc  tion have granted a loan of ��50^ at one  per cent, for the encouragement of the  industry and agreed lo provide a manager at the rate of ��-3 a week for the  flrst year and .tS a. iweek ifor the remainder of the time up to the period  mentioned.  Thomas Burt M. P.. in his monthly  circular to the Northumberland miners  refers to the Eight-Hour bill .which was  recently detailed. One point often fir.  gotten, he .--ays. is worth remembering.  Apart from the miners, the advocate,)  of a geneial eight hours working day  as a rule mean foriy-c-lght por week  rather than a -strictly eight hours day.  Possibly on such a basis a.s that a so  ltitlon nuiy ultimately be found.  The Birmingham Trades Council  have passed a strong resolution to pro  test against the intervention of Sir  George White, the governor of Gibraltar, In the strike of coal porters against  the free labor federation. A circular Issued by the especial democratic federation ehaiged Sir George White with  throwing his inlluence on the side or  the employers by sending soldiers -ml  marines to unload the vessels against  which -the laborers had struck.  CANADIAN    NOUTIIERN    STRIKE.  The Winnipeg Voice prints an ofllclal  statement which says: The strike  situation at the present time is prac  tically -unchanged iin so 'far as the men  are concerned. The statements made  by the company several days ago So the  erfect that a large number of men had  resumed wonk on sections, while to a  certain degree true, as a result of the  traitorous machinations of the train  men, who, since the signing of their  contracts, have been using every effort  in their power ito deceive men along the  line, to convince them that thc strike  was off and everylbody at work again.  We aie rapidly getting in communication with these men again, and they  arc coming out, like the men .they are,  declaring that they will stay out to the  end.  The conduct of -the trainmen, afiter  having as they admit profited by our  activity, and,the manner in .which they  have been exposed from the platform  and in the press , is causing a reaction which vvill not contribute to tlieir  popularity with the jpeople any more  than it has with organized labor, which  has denounced them vni-thoult stint.  These things are strengthening our  cause and cannot help but vvealken the  organizations responsible tor such re  prehensible conduct.  With the exception of the passenger  business incident to Uhe fair the com  pany Is doing very little business, and  beside  this they are not malting any  preparation for the fulture.   Nothing ls  being done In  the  shops  towards repairing or replacing ithe    engines-   almost daily dying on Hie road, and every engine itliuit can run alt all Is being  utilized for the little business the com  pany undertakes to do.  SOCIALIST UNITY.  Messrs. Walter Crane, W. H. Gran:  E. J. Nevill and Charles Kitcliing, a  sub-committe regarding socialist unity  says th'at the Kelm'seott club, 'Hammersmith, London, founded in memory of  the late William Morris and composed  of socialises of both sexes, who hold  various notions, from Fabianism to so  cial democracy, recently decided to obtain the opinions of socialist bodies as  to the advisability of uniting into one  party, if.not for all purposes, at any  rate 'for political action. A coiiimittae  was appointed. They put themselves  into communication 'with the social  democratic ifederaMon and the indepen  dent labor party. The' former were  sympathetic, 'but the latter did not seem  anxious to come into line.' Notvvlth-  slanding -this disappointment, the  Kelmscbtt club have determined to  keep tlie question of unity to the front,  and tliey urge all socialists to think the  matter .thoroughly out for themselves.  Britisli~��acIallst~"org.'iiilzati!ons"~are~in~  vited to communicate their 'Views to  the committee in order that they may  know the feeling of the majority of socialists on what i.s considered to be tho  most urgent question of the day from  a socialist standpoint���namely, the formation at an early date of a unlt3d  and effective parly in Great Britain and  Ireland.  Telcpliotm 1���2���5 for a fine livery  turn-out. J. J. Sparrow, Palace livery  stables.  BIG FRUIT EXHIBIT.  W. J. Briindrltli has just returned  from the Okiiniignn district and othor  fruit-growing sections In the Interior,  after making I'.rniugements for a largo  number of exhibits to be sent from this  province to the exhibition to Ibe held at  Winnipeg on August 28, 29 and 30. Thb  proposed big fruit display will bo no  less than five .tons and is under the  auspices of the Western Hortlcultlural  society. Besides Mr. Brandrlth those ln  charge are R. M. Palmer, chief provincial fruit pest inspector, and C. J. Mot-  calf, president of the association.  TO A TOMCAT.  Creature of night; bold, brazenly iiunioriil,  Responsible to neillior gods nor men:  From out the dark thy irreligious cliornl  Jars on my nerves ami angers mc again.  When   dotfs   and   other   honest   brines   aro  sleeping,  And not a car awakes to bay tho moon,  With'low''companions thou thy  watch  art  keeping  And giving tongue to thy unlovely tunc  What demon, deep within thy black lienrt  hidden,  VVlinl   Ihim!   promoter  of   foul   deeds   and  MrIK',  Mnlfpiiii)' nml linte and war hai Million  'I'lu-e lead Iiml ill-iMihite und vicious life?  Art tl.nn provoked by liilliience infernal  To levy war on all thy wu-tclicd kind,  l'rofiiii.- llie air witli levelry iioi-liiriiul.  To iiraiily thy dark and Moody in I nil?  Thy fui, once tliiek, Is largely ilbsipnted, i  Thy eui'.s are notched, thy lips ure gashed  unit torn,  Sin ini'hv- ol' thy tall lias been abated,  Thou hi: a tiling to look upon with scorn.  Yet vhy wi'sle  liiird-wioiighi   verses   In   denouncing  Thy iniiiiiiold triini'Rrei'Sloiis, i-nllous cut?  The   wur-l   for   you   I'll   lose   no  tiinii pronouncing,  Take good care thnt you heed it, Thomas���  Seal.  ���Portland Oregouian  I'LIU TOI: LADY TYPISTS.  Ltuly typists havo found a clitinpion in  Dr. Cobb, rector of St KtIiclbur{.raV,  London. Kng., who issues an appeal  to employers to treat them with " n  little ;:enerous cure."  "1 hear," lie says, " of rooms 10 ft. by  0 ft. with four or livo operators; of insu-  llicient conveniences; of li ours tliought-  lcsi-ly prolonged by the heads of departments-, nnd of wages that would not bo  even offered to a male operator of equal  abibity."  '     NOTES BY AN OBSERVER.  Vancouver street socialists want the  woiikingmen to organize to better theiir  conditions. They must not, however,  organize only on their direct policy,  whicn is to igo Ho sleep at night and  wake up in the morning to find this  wicked world turned Into a paradise.  If you have a cough or wake one second during the night, you -vvill break  the charm.  iMr. Cline & Son, contractors, are  hard and fast "advanced" socialists.  They preach organization and work  disorganization. Ttiey want disorganized men to do part of the work, and  organized do the other. Needless to  say organized lalbor won't agree to this.  Union men want to get socialism as  soon as possible, but their minds are  too well balanced to hope to do It In  one juniD..,  Mr. Stamford Is. another socialist  wanting carpenters to -work only for  their grub two years ago, and says now  ho Is satisfied if he gets $2 a day.  The Excelsior laundry is now unfair.  Mr. .Robertson would not sign the  agreement, but he will give Wis workpeople nine hours a day. If they cannot do the work in ithat time, he says  he vvill iput thoni on ten again. The  forewoman, it is alleged, Is working 10  now to get the work out.  Mr. 'Martin, of the Excelsior laundry  wagon, says: "They do not want the  union people's trade." 'See that he dais  not net It.  iMr. 'Martin, Excelsior laundry, is a  gentleman driving a wagon. He ls na  ivoi<kiiiigman, bear in mind.  'An .employee of the Excelsior laundry joined the union. Mr. Robertson  did not Ifiro hiin for so doing, -but he  sent one Martin to talk nasty to hlni.  Needless to say that he quit, although  under Instructions to continue at .work.  'Mr. ftlnrtin, along with his accomplishments, says he can fight. Any  common .tough can do that.  OBSEIRVE'R.  MAlKF. A MOTION AT THE NEXT  MEETING OF TOUR UNION TO INSTRUCT THE SECRETARY TO COMMUNICATE THE NEWS CONCERNING YOUR CRAFT TO THE INDEPENDENT.  Pay~up your~subs��rlptlon~to~the~ln^  dependent, dt does not cost you much  and you should, not hesitate about giving your support readily to a labor paper.  WANTED.  WANTED���TO   UORROW   $100   FOR  six months; good security given.    A.  Z., The Independent.  HOTEL NORTH VANCOUVER.  A delightful summer resort; strictly  llrst-class and up-to-dato In every respect.  Terms. J3 per day, $10 per week; special  rates for families. Saddle ponies, horses  and rigs always on hand for visiting the.  Capllano, well known for its excellent  llHhlng and shooting. Boats for hire any  time.   .Band every Sunday afternoon.  P. LARSON, Prop.-  isaooaoooosoeooeeoooeeoaooc  DELICIOUS WINE    j  Madb Kxcmjsivki.y most B. C. Fmiit.    j  FRESH CUT KMWKR8.   IINION'-MADE   j  .    .        DOMESTIC CIGARS. J  When makiiiR a trip around thc     J  Park call on J  W. D. Jones ^gsfe' I  Ssoeoeoooeoeooooeoeoeeooi  >oS  at a Discount  ���  ���  Is no more a Bargain thanaf  ^ #65 Cleveland J^icycle at #45;%.  4*9 We have just a limited number of   both   Ladles'   and   Gent's  4$    Models���1901 make���regular J05.00 wheels, -which go while they last  A    at $45.00.   This Is the greatest wheel bargain in years. A  I Wm. RALPH, 126 Hastings St. ��  A SOLE AGENT ?.  Hardwood Mantels  Of the Latest Designs Just Arrived.  "vVc nro sorry to have kept you waiting for this lot, but wo know It will pay  you as they aro a benutlful collection.  Sole agents for the Dawson Beauty Grates.  An expert Tlle Setter to place Tiles, etc. '  Show 100m second Iloor.  McLennan,. McFeely ft Co.-  Phone 44.  122 Cordova Street., Vancouver, B.C.  Phone 1063.  Of Broken Lots of Clothing, Colored  Shirts, Hats, Summer UodercEothing.  These are all new, seasonable goods, but the sizes are broken and  wc are clearing .them   out at great reductions. ���  JOHNSTON, KERf��OT & CO.  104 and 106 Cordova Street.  Trunk Store 12? Hastings St., Opp. Wm. Ralph's.     .  KELLY, DOUGLAS ��> ���0.  WHOLESALE GEOCEES, '  Cordova and Water Streets,   -   Vancouver, B. 0.  ISp-" Headquarters for Domestic and Imported Ctyars and Smoking Sundries.  ���^���3K*3$��ae*a(*$*3K^*3e��K^*j^^  I The Poor Workman  Is known by his poor tools. Good workmen buy good tools, but the best workmen  will have nothing but the best that are  made.    We keep .'both' kinds   of  tools.    We  keep    EVERYTHING   THAT   IS  MANUFACTURED    ill  the line of H'ardAvare, Cutlery and Tools.  Telephone 432."  i  I  t  339 Hastings Street.  ;fe*&***H^5lf*a(*&*&*$*a^^  PHONE I220A.  Carpenter and Joiner  516-518 Seymour St.  Between Pender and Dunsmuir Sts.  All kinds ot work In this line promptly attended to.  THE PIONEER  THE  PEOPLE'S  LAUNDRY  -THE ���   LAUNDRY  ���  THAT  LAUNDERS  EQUAL v,.( , ,.  TO ANY   LAUNDRY '  IN '     "  CANADA  OR THE'  UNITED   -  STATES.  Steam Laundry  Piionk 346: 910 - 914 Richards St  Downtown Officii, No. 4 Arcade.  WHITE   HELP ONLY.  Parcels called for and delivered.  ���������������������������������������  i t   GEO. HAY   : I  ^     Vancouver'--    Pioneer    Clothes  Renovator, makes a suit new.      5V  T Dyeing and Repairing. %  216 Cambie Bt., Vancouver.  ���  ���"'  O-  <���-���  <������-���  n-  <���-���  <���-���  <������������  if.  ii-  if  if  We | examine'your eyes and tost < ���-  tbem    by    the    most    scientific , >...  methods and prescribe the pioper , ^..  glasses to aid failing sight or to   .  correct defects of vision.   Then ^  vvp  lit the lenses to your eyes ' t-  _anil_the frnmes_lo your_face.J fc_  Como and have your eyes ex- < !>���  amined by "Mr. Allan our doc- i ������  tor of optics." XVe guarantee to 11-  suit you In all respects. . l-  "look, look, Look Out,"  The Jewelers and Opticians,  146 Cordova 61.  ��� ����������������������������<�����������������  Table Cutlery  Just now wo ihave some special offerings In Table Cutlery of all kinds.  Dinner and Dessert Knives and"  Porks.  Tea, Dinner and Dessert Spoons, and  a *ull line of CARVERS.  This is a real Cutlery snap.  R. O. BUCHANAN &* CO.  CI10CKEIIY AND HOUtK FURNI9IIIXG9,  Toloplinnn 0-1-5. 400 Hiistlnxs Street..  SNIDER'S SHOE STOKE  033   GRANVILLE    STREET,  Carries a full line of  UNION LABEL SHOES.  The   Union   Label- guarantees 'fair"  wages and good workmanship.  No scab -labor, -   - ���  /  i'l  MS

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