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 Legislative  Llta'r' Mar.��!��  'Ay  :'K\  JOINT LABOR ��A�� CELEBRATION AT NANAIMO B. C, MONPAY. SEPTEMBER IST  THE  ROYAL  BANK  OF  CANADA  . . BAVINQ8   BANK . .  Jl General Bonking Business          Transacted.  OFFIC33S���Hastings   Street,   W.,  ITTralinlmtrr Avenue, Vanoouver.  \'>. ��. MMAAE11T LOAD AUD  f 10,000 ooo  -     1,500 000  suo.uoo  Flutid Office &iX Cnmlj't* Rtrtei, V��r  4'OU\cr, II C.  Auih(iriE4'<l Cnullul  Siibncrfbed Cnplul  Atttf-Msnter    -     ���    ���  VOL. 5.  VANCOUVER, B. C, SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 1902.  NO 20  Union Laundry  Workers Strike  "Trouble on Between the Management ol the Excelsior Laundry and the Union���The Press Will Be Excluded  ���Standing Committees Struck���Several  Communications Dealt with.  1 coresident Lamrick occupied the chair I Socialist, stating thait the   stationary  an Thursday night's meeting of .the  Trades" and La'bor Council. Secretary  Cross was also at his desk, and there  ���was a lair attendance of delegates.  ,"  i , '  ��� - "betters were received from the fol-  " lairing, endorsing ��he open letter to Sir  Wilfrid laurier re 'Chinese questtion:  D. W. Kennedy, 'secretary Toronto  Trades and Labor Council; Harry Bur-  can, secretary local Amalgamated Society of Engineers; James M. -McVety,  -secretary International Association of  Machinists; H. C. Cranshaw, secretary  Plasterers' Union; G. P.' Cattr, secretary  "Ptotol Employees''Uiilon; W. H. Bam-  "toury, secretaiy Phoenix Trades and  JLajbor Council.  - letters acknowledging receipt of open  letter re Chinese question -were received from Acting Minister of Labor  Coats, Ottawa, and Hon. Sydney "Usher,'  Ottawa.     *  D.' W. Kennedy, corresponding sccre-*  tary of^Toronlto Trades and Labor  Council, wrote that the constitution jf  the Toronto District Labor Council will  -taloe the place of the Trades and Laibor  *   Council'.   Piled.  x '   *  Jas. H. McVety, actllng secretary local  Machinists' union,-wrote asking if the  council could not see dts nvay to include  the Japanese in an.'opon letter^-e the  Chinese question to Sir Wilfrid, Laii-  ��� 'rler.' Re jerred1 to parliamentary committee.  A1 letter was re'ad'from the striking  .stove f makers at Toronto drawing the  attention. of the council to an article  -which ajijieared^in the;Toronto Glooa  W a recent date, which,credits Edward  -Gurney, of the Gurney Foundry Company, limited1,'olf'giving utterance to a  statement which was'to the effect that  'Uie. trade of-that firm is increasing in  ' .       -   .      i -       * r, l       , '   '  this proviince.   Tlhe    Gurney' 'Foundry  .,    i      t .      %     11 [  Company  is   the Iflrm that makes Ox-  Coid stoves and'ianiges, articles ivhtch  bave been declared-unfair.." Referred to  .    , ,   i,    j. *, - i  unions.  i        The linn of ,A. G. Taylor & Co., regalia , manufacturers,   Toronto,   offeic.l  to furnish badges and legalla.   Refer-  ' red to the' Labor iDay celebration co-n-  mittee. i     >   i. i     ' -     '  . The'stnSke committee'of the Biothe--  liood of Railway Employees at Winnipeg wrote giving details of tho Canadian Northern Railway sti ike. As assistance wa.s needed J;o cany ithe,.sti ike  on it was laid over till after the Labor  Day celclbi atlon. * 4      ^ -  From J. Davidson, secretary of Firemen's Protective Union, No. 21) 'saying  that that body will do'all rt can ie  Laibor Day ,celefbration.   Filed. '  Froni Geo. Noonan, recording secie-  tary Stcvedoies' Uriion, enclosing resolutions to tlhe effect (1) that his union  was apposed to icporters of papei s b3-  Ing adihit'ted to the_ meetings of the  evades and Labor Council; (2) also that  none tout aotlve members of trade  _unions_be_si>Iected_vis ofllc'ers_or_ com-  mltiteSmen.   Nevv business. r  Tlite local unflon ofthe "Intei natlon.il  .Brotherhood of Blacksmiths' al'-o pio-  teted ago-met reporters of the city press  iieing allowed to report the proceedings  anil expressed Its conildence ln The Independent.   Nevv 'business.  Secretaiy McVety, of the local ma-  rhinirfts, wrote, Informing the council  that his union had withdrawn Its delegates until such times ns the reporters  of the public press vvlthdiew from the  council. T-lic machinists thought that  BS 'there was5 nothing kept from' the  turfbllc of a public nature that the coun  ell would lose a grent deal of Its useful  ness as well ns help to kill our own  - lalbor paper, The Independent, by allowing reporters to sit at the meetings.  New business.  'A. J. Voege, secretary International  Broom Makers Un/lon, Berlin, Ont., unking that organized' lnbor patronize  union label brooms.' (Referred to Clerks'  union.  From T. A. S. Hicks, secretary Cal-  cary Tirades and Labor Council, wrote  re organizing a leather workers' union.  Referred to organization committee,  '; From G. W. Wrlgley, editor Canadian  Aremen of the cfty were desirous ot  organizing a union. Referred to organization committee.  STANDING COMMnTTEBS  were then appointed by the president  as fcHows:  Finance���J. Armstrong, Amalgamated  Engilneers; H. Orr, Iron Moulders; W.  Clarke, Postal Employees. ,  "Municipal���F. Haw, Baiters; T. H.  Wrlg"itanan, ��� Steamshlpmen; W. W.  Tooirfbs, Tailors; J. Farlow, BrloWay-  ers; H. MeSorley, Painters.  Parliamentary���R. Macpherson, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners; G. A. Pound, Pressmen; W. Brand,  Printers; W. Rollings, Frelghthandlers;  H. Duncan, Firemen; J. Fraser, Tailors;  G. Couluig, Electricians; Jos. Dixon,  Carpenters; G. XV. Rowland, Laundry  Workers: D. Rolbinson, Blacksmiths.  La-bel���S. J. Gothard, Printers; J. C.  Mllnc, dgarmatars; J. A. Murray,  Clerks.  Grievance���G. Skefflnigton, Machinists; A "J. Wilson, Street Railway Employees; Geo. Dobbin, Carpenters.  Organization���J. H. Watson. Boilermakers; M. Maclean, Bakers; J. H. Perkins, Waiters. '!  "Visiting Unions-J. M. Sinclair, Carpenters; F. Jr Russell,   Freight-handlers; J. Dubfourley, Electricians.  "J. Crow, chairman Lalbor Day1 celebration committee, reported progress.  R. Macpherson, chairman parliamentary committee, leported progress in  the discussion of the'Railway Arbitration aot. .      i -1  It waa decided on motion to not send  any delegates to the Berlin convention  of Uie Trades'and Labor Congress of  Canada, which meets' next month.  CUIUS. FOLEY'S REJOIMtt  To the Kditor ol Tue Inuu-ikdknt:  Sir,���In compliance with a request  made and repeated iby the editor of the  Canadian Socialist that I defend my  position as a memiber' of the Western  Federation of Miners and president of  the Provincial Progressive party, 'I  wrote the communication appearing ln  last week's issue of that paper, in  which I endeavored Jn my own humble  way to justify my position. And, as'l  certainly endeavored to avoid anything  that would -be JlkeQy to grate harshly  on -the ears of the average socialist, I  felt myself entitled to a manly  and argumentative reply. But I was, I  must say, sadly disappointed.to discover that the article following my lei?  ter was written in a vein of childish ridicule, a shout quibbling sentence and  distorted ecread that reflects no credit  on Its author, and certainly tends! to  bring the noble cause It is intended to  promote -into disrepute. On com-  pleteing Its perusal, a feeling of sadness  rather than resentment took possession  of me. And the thought suggested.itself to my mind that" here again ,we  are -confronted with the same old  stumbling block, namely, the Intolerance of the'opinions'of others, and that  blind desire to assault the citadel without flrst becomllng familiar with the  enemies' position, that has so often  'caused iwreck and rutin, 'to , le-  ward the 'noblest eff9nts of ' maa  to uplift, humanity. And I thought,  well may socialism 'exclaim, "Deliver  me from my friends." Bombast, is but  a child's excuse for '  Poverty of Argument.'  "He (Mr. Foley)," the wiriter tells  us, "Vainly, endeavored! to - prove  himself .a socialist and at the same time  prbvei that'socialism was but a Ibubble  ond a dream.", Will the writer please  lay his finger on a Dingle sentence ln  the article under dlsoussion, wlilch,' by  the general accepted course of reas'on-  ing( can, by any means, be made, to  The letterfrom the 'Longshoremen's  "Union,' protecting against reporters b:  ing admitted to the meetings, was taken  up.  ACter a long and somen hat animated  discussion the motion passed at the previous meeingPi allowing reporters to sit  at the meetings, was rescinded Without  a dissenting voice. ,  rt was then resolved that The Independent, the oflloial ongan of the'counoil, as usual be the only paper allowed to report the proceedings of the  council. Carried with but one dissenting voice. x  t The Item in the' 'Longshoremen's  letter that none but members of trades  unions actively engaged at their respec.  tive trades be allowed to hold office or  act on committees was leferred to the  committee on by-laws. '  The laundry, workers reported that  their union had presented agreements  to the three laundries, the Pioneer, the  Excelsior and the Dominion. After  some consultations with the managements of these institutions, the Pioneer  and Dominion laundries decided to a;-  cept_the_unlon.-label.���The���Excelsior,  however, have decided not to sign the  schedule nnd will oppose the union. It  was resolved by the council to assist  the 'laundry workers | in their , light  against the Excelsior laundry.  The printers bi ought to the attention  of the council the, fact that thc secretary of th? .local Tourist Associattioii  had Objected to the union label being  put on the printing used In advertising  Vancouver. '  indicate a desire on my part to prove  either one or   the   other?  The   paragraphs alluded to will speak for theift-  selves.   I did'say that I was a socialist  acording to my conception of socialism.  I did say, and I repeat it, that many of  the brightest minds In tihe limitless field  of thought ito-day look upon socialism  as an iridescent dream that never has  Ibeen, nor never will be, realized.   But  I did not attempt to prove either one or  the  other.   My object   In  making  the  statements alluded to was to illustiate  how easy even the brlgih-test minds may  differ of be mistaken, and ito safeguard  against optimistic insanity rather than  to discourage'the propagation of socialism.   And the strongest argument  in defence of the position taken by nie  is the fact that the editor was unable  to grasp correctly my meaning in so  simple a proposition.   For if his mistake was intentional, the editor as- discredited; and if unable to comprehend  bo the excuse given, then I would bay,  using his own slangy phrase���'but veiy  expressive   phrase,   please���"go   'way  back and sit down and let some lurgcr  flsh into the swim."   However, tlie constant repetition of thete mistakes leads  me to question tlie sincerity raithei than  the intelligence of the winter.   And my  chagrin or disappointment becomes, the  more intense when, glancing back ovor  the  pages of history,    I realize    that  these nightly gatherings on tlie streets,  these   discussions   in   the  forum,   this  ever increasing volume of reform litera  the hands of men who assume that infallible .knowledge of social navigation,  which Is nothing more or less than the  Infallible Indicator of ignorance. The  present methods of socialists vvill, I  fear, .evolve another revolutionary triumvirate���the reign of another Marat,  Robespierre and Danton <w!thout oven  the restraining influence of the dagger  of a Charlotte Corday, whose ndvent  vun be the fore-runner of anothe-  Niagara of hrmun passion, bloodshed  and tears), by the side of which the  French revolution will be lnsigmia  cantt���which may launch Into exigence anttther Napoleon whose military  heel iwlll crush for ever our bright >st  hopes of industrial emancipation.  Agaiin we are told thait Mr.-Foley sa/s  that "the irilners didn't mean It when  they endorsed the socialist platform."  In meply I would say in arriving at that  conclusion, I followed "  -t.  The Editor's Own Line  of argument. "The Provincial Progressives pf B. C," the editor tells us, "are  voting for what they don't want. That  puity, originating with and being mo.*e  largely, composed of members of the  W. F .of M. than any other class, tihe  natural inference is that if the W. F.  of M. In B. C. vote for what they don't  want that the same 'body at Denver,  In endorsing thc socialist platform, was  guilty df this same absurdity." This  egotistical assumption of a monopoly of  knowledge an the past has been just as  fertile a source of human misery as Is  the present monopoly of the products  of industry. Let us .then In discussing  these questions > carefully avoid encroaching upon the, functions of the  all-knowable. Let us keep In mind the  words of the philosopher, '^Man is but  the creature of a moment in time, the  inhabitant of but a speck In' apace."  Again, the editor says, "Mr. Foley says  he didn't say what he did say." Mr.  Foley said that h'e didn't saiy what the  edltorsays^edld. And I, defy him to  prove his assertion, the evidence Is easily obtainable. ( Again, (we are told that  Mr. Foley jumbles his, words, using the  woid association instead -of - party.  (Shades of Spencer,' iwhat an ' argument���*!, .distinction without a' difference.) >.;We have the Liberal  association and a Conservative ossocUn  tion." "What is ithe matter wlth; a Progressive  association.   Such  subterfuge'  will not'cover ip the fact that there is  f       * i     f   "   -i"  a lacik of gray matter somewhere., "Mr.  Foley,", , the  winter  goes   on,, tp^say,  "wanits to see the   i ,.  ;.    ,  THE BLAUTllS MELT.  The council on motion endorsed President Lnmrlck as representative of labor  on the Tourist Association.i   '  The matter of Installing a telephone  in the hall was referred to tbd executive  committee. \  Adjourned.  The death took place on Monday,  August 4th, of 'Eva, Infant daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. George H. Pound. The  little one was buried on Tuesday. The  sympathy of a large circle of friends  ls extended to the bereaved parents.  Saturday, Aug. 16th, is the date of thc  C. P. R. employees' plci.ic to Port  HammoaJ.  Don't fonget It. i    --','  ture, have Invariably been the foieiun-  neis of tlie most awful catafctrophies.  that  have  ever  befallen    tlie  human  race.   I believe, my friends, that  A Gilsis   ,  Is approaching���the most serious that  has over, perhaps, confronted civilization���and the outcome must bo'olthci  socialism or absolute Industrial slavery. Sliall wo madly rush oiver the  precipice icgvudiess of consequences,  or shall vve pursue the slower'but more  conseiv.itlve methods adopted by the  Progressive paity? Remember, we uic  trending on unexplored ground tint  may contain beneath Its surface a sn-  olal magazine. The experience of history lis against us. Then my advlo*  would Jie, go slow, carefully examine  the ground before you place your foot  upon lt. Do not permit enthusiasm, always blind to dangar, to obtain control  of the ship of socialism Wc aie bending wiithout a chart, for unexplored  vvateia thait have, I might say, become  the graves of most reform navigators  ln the post. Then let us study carefully tbe current winds and tides, as  we move along. Do not, I ask of you,  turn the control of the ship over into  ;    Millionaire and the Pauper  'i     '   " i ,  occupy,neighboring seats in our legislative bodies." Mr. Foley never sud  so, the editor's juggling'of words'and  meaning w the contrary iiotvvlthstani-  ing. Mr. Foley did say,' in alluding to  the modern political awakening "among  the workers, that, perhaps after all, the  d��y may not be so far distant vvhen the  laborer and iftie millionaire vvill occupy  neighboring seats in ithe legislative halls  of our country. And I now, wall! add  also that I.belleve the&e conditions  must obtain long before socialism will  be a reality. I do not object .to the  writer's moids, but to .tlie evident intention to mislead. Again, h'e asks,  "Why don't the Progressives vote for  what they .want, not for what th;y  don't want?" I believe that it ii bettay,  to vote' for a, mouthful of vvh.it we  want, and lepeat tt kis oui- social stomachs learn to assimilate the new legfs  lative food, than to tote for a cramming piocess that mull, likely lead to  a-sei ious-ca*e of_iSoci.ai~digpepsy that  may cut short ithe patient's existence.  We piopose to ivote for just what vve  want, and iin ju&t such quantities and  quality as Ave believe we can digest.  And until th2 editor ot the Canadian  Socialist can pioduce credentials to  prove that he alone can correctly      - '  Vancouver Union,  No.  151,  International Order ot Blacksmiths, ls enjoy  In? days of prosperity, overy meeting  night nevv members are joining, and the  work which is being accomplished for  ttwlt individual good as fully appreclnt  ed.   The union blacksmiths ore IioltMn;  the best positions in the city, and re  celvlng the highest  wages,  while the  non-union men, it is pleualng to know  theie are only a few, aro toeing underpay, and have  not  the security and  Independence of spirit that their more  faivored feltow-workers enjoy. ' It ia Impossible for a non-union blacksmith to  get employment ln either   Seaititle or  Victoria, in (both of which places are  two up-to-dmite'unions, and those outside the Brotherhood in Vancouver will  have to pay an initiation fee of $6 If  they do not join within a period of sir  weeks.   It ls shabbily for any blacksmith to remain outside the Brotherhood, as. the dues are email and the  benellts are correspondingly-great; and  morl so ibecauee they are an injury to  themselves and a menaice to those who  wish'to nelp ithem to better their condition. ( A word to ithe iwlse is sufficient.  It Is wiith feelings ot'supreme prile  we learn of the steady progress whlcn  the Brotherhood has attained'throughout the United States and Canada these  last six weeks, for no less than 1,000  members have ibeen enrolUed.    The financial standing of ithe Brotherhood at  headquarters Is iln ia healthy condition,  ovviing ito the administrative abilities of  the general officois, and were help re  quired it .would be generously granted.  It would  be hard  to iind two  more  genial ofllcers In any body of men unit  ed"to protect'.their common'Interests  than -the general president, Bro. John  Slocum, and the igcneral secretary, Bro.  Robert.B.  Kerr, and  lt js  hoped'in  the near future thatione of,them will  come to ithe West and-spread still further ithe good work of the Brotherhood.  - Last'meetlng.nlglit considerable business'was transacted by No. 161. 'Bro.  Gray, the worthy-president, 'intimated  thait he had secured' a 'position'at Victoria, and, therefore, desired to be i-e-  '    i i- -t ' --    I  lieved of the ,dutles incumbent of his  qihee. .iBro. Gray's request was granted,  amd, needless    to  state  the , best  wishes of the "boys" accompany hlni.'  ji i     l ,. ,  Delegate IBro. D. ,RoibInson gave are-  the privilege of placing its proceedings  before the public; therefore be It  "BscQvod���That Union No. 151, International Order of Blacksmiths, desire  to plaice on record its regret that the  Trades and Labor Council should g-ive  indiscriminate power to the press to  plibliah its proceedings, which iwould  very much retard the progress of trades  unionism by causing endless discussion  of matters -which can be bettt dealt  with ln a private meeting; and be It  further  "Resolved���That vve believe the action of 'the Trades and Labor Council  Is calculated to do a great injustice to  our ofllclal organ, The Independent,  which has the united support and confidence of our membership, -and wtitch  should have the exclusive right of publishing the proceedings of the Trad'ja  and La'bor Council; and, also, .be it further  "Resolved���That copies of ithese re9����  lutlons be forwarded ito the .Trades and  Labor Council, and that a copy ibe sent  to The Independent."  The Labor Day demonstration at Nanalmo was referred ito Iby several members, and as the "boys" are enthusiastic ovcr the outing, It:Is anticipated  that there wlM be a good turn-out of  the sons ot Vulcan.  would  that  he  ftimiliiir-  Dlognose bhe Disease,' ���<-  nnd supply the remedy vve beg leave to  use just a little iblt ot our Judgment ln the matter. Again, he asks,  "what ofthe l.iws on oui- own statute  books itliut'are not enforced���the alien  i  contract  labor  law,  the  co.il    miners'  wKiiloitlon ac'- o10- '" rapl** I  nil/vise Mr. Iklttor  Ize himself with the motives which  prompted the culling ot the ���Kamloops;  convention, and he will discover that  th2 birth of thnt movement had Its  origin In a determination on the part  of labor to compel -by lawful means the  enforcement of those ivurlous laws. In  conclusion I would say to .Mr.  Editor! please stop quibbling, quote  correctly, substitute alignment for bombast, save your ink and avoid unnecessary friction. C. FOLEY.'  Vancouver, Aug. 8, 1902.  stume of| the work of the Trades and  Labor Council,'referred in particular to  the 'motion-1 brought forward by Delegate J. HI'Wateon ln'giving poiv'er to  the local press to publish'wiithouit discrimination the   deliberations   of the  .i ,  Council, showed some of the ovil consequences which would follo.w, and declared that it iwas a blow struck,  thougih ha believed unconsciously, at  The Independent, the oigan.of trades  unionism nn tbe city. i  "Bio. fWJHiaan Baiclay believed tliat  The' Independent Mas doing a good  work for-the labor cause, and that he  was opposed to anything that would  curtail ilts"usefulness. He did not thmlc  for instance' that the great corpoiations  would open their doors to the press to  pjibllsh their line of attack on labor  unions, and, therefore,,'* -would not be  logical, it would bs ungate to uie a  weapon which would have self-destructive'powers.   -     .,  'Delegate Latham said he was lured  listening to the silly ivaporings of the  stieet socl.-illstrand~ivvas~of the~opinion  that their presence was not for the  good   of   the. labor movement   In   this  T~HE BARBEIRS.  On Wednesday night the barbers held  their regular bi-monthly meeting. The  president, Geo. Isaacs, in the chair.  Three candidates were Initiated. This  fact was the cause of adding one more  shop to the union list. It being previously a 10-cent institution. Several  important communications were also  dealt with. Retirtng cards were granted to Presadent Geo. Isaacs ard Recorder C. D. Morgan, vvho have gone  into business, having purchased the  well-known toneorial palace, the Savoy  barber shop. A hearty vote was extended to the retiring president In recognition of his faithful services to the  union; also a similar motion was passed to Mr. Morgan, iboth of whom replied" in" very "appropriate but brief  ^speeches. "Mr. Fred. Haive vvas chosen  to till the unemplied term of President  Isaacs. jMr. J. A. Olbden was elected  to ,the position ,of vice-president. He  was also elected a .delegate to the  Trades and Lalbor, Counci'l, .vkse Geo.  Isaacs, j resigned. E. H. Goodmurpiiy  vvas elected recorder in the place of O.  D. Morgan. "'The proceedings terminated after a very successful and eventful session.  FERNIE STRIKE SETTUED. '  The strike at the Fernie mines has  ben settled. The accepted agreement  is that the undei ground day men accept S a-e hours a day, and the day to  began and end at the lamp station,  which is halt way into tlie faces. AU  the men imust be ipast this station by  7 a. on.,' and not to pass out befor*  3.30 p. m , the only condition insisted on  ���being that ,if this system after two  monthi' trial is found to ibe a hardship  on the men, the company will dispense  with the half hour at "noon, and return voluntailly to a stiaiight eight-  hour day's work. The, miners and day  men agiee to go to work forthwith and  the strike lexisting at Feinie and Michel is declared oft. -    |  THE SAVOY BARBER SHOP.  Geo. W. Isaacs, pi es.'dent of the loc.il  Barbel's Union, nnd D. C   Morgan, familiarly iknown ai  "Doe," recorder of  his union, have formed a partnership  province. 'Ulen,". sa-id he, "wiho toil  not, neither do they spin, and wlio do  not miake a noble effort to help themselves are not likely to -accomplish  much for otheis.", He said, "If Tho  Independent hns not bhe exclusive right  ot publishing reports of mieobings or the  Counoil, it ���woulil be In order for tint  body to have .a censoishlp ot the pic.-i  In evidence nt nil meetings ns otlvi-  vvl.se tney might t-.xpect much trouble."  Alitor' several other biotheis had  spoken In similar sentiments the fol-  low.Ing .resolutions were passed unanimously:'- ���  "Whereas���The Canadian Socialist  published in the city of Vancouver has  made an application to thc Trades and  Labor Council for the privilege of publishing thc proceedings of s.ild Council;  and    ' " . '  "Whereas���The socialists have written   and  said  thiiigsi of  an offenslv-j  character In reference to trades unlan-  i      .  lim; and  "Whereas���The  Trades    and    La'bor  Council  has hy  motion  resolve*]  tihat  the entire press of the city, shall hav;  an(i~gone-intoT>iii.inSsT~fo~~~tl~~~~Ts~"lves~~'  and pUicihasod the populai stand of J.  Campbell, the Savoy barber shop. The  two nevv piopilctois are iwell and favorably know n hei eabouts. Being first  class woikmen tholr success sliould be  assuied. The Imleendent takes this  opportunity of wlihingitlie new .venture of two good union men a successful undertaking.  LABOR DAY EXCURSION.  Evorj thing polnti <o a very successful I/ibor Day demonstration this year  nt Nanalmo. Already n lnnge number  have sisnlilcd theli Intention of going  to the 131 ick Dlumoml city on this great  oocason. 'Ihe Labor Diy ooiiimittee  nre working hard, having made ar-  langoinoiits to tun two excursion boats,  the tickets for which will be out today. Chris. Foley will be one of the  ���-penJcers of the d ly at Nanalmo.  "Billy" Rue sn>s tint everything is  ln apj.iie jiCe older for the iblg picnic of  the C. P. R. employees at Port Hammond next Saturday. We Intend Uf  give all a good time, he added.      >   I  )  Social 'dnnce   at   North   Vancouver  Wednesday - evening,  Aug.  20th. By Helon TUomensnydor.  -'VrcU," Ue said'resignedly, "if  you won't, you won't, I supposo!  2>Tov.-   then, for my advice."  A^-ai'.i iiis tono became gravo and  geutlu.'  "Something is preying on your  niinil. You aro injiuin;; yonr health  ���willi broodimr. I want to warn you���  ' -whatever your'problem,'try to tnke  it nioro easily, or you will surely bo  ���ill���incurably ill, for 'who can minister to a liiiml diswi-ied?' You have  been very much'unstrung this afternoon. Yon nro overwrought- ti groat  dfiil of the tituo���I can see it in your  ���eyes. -.&��� a physician,'lot. mo toll you  it doesn't pay. Be.warned in time.  IVar-yonr burden more lightly." ,.  i-jho was looking ut-.him strangelv  ns be Fjioko; there wns a rather mol-  aitclioly expression in her eyes ns'thoy  rented upon him.  "Now what nre you thinlting  nbout?'- ho nbrnptly nsked. "What  in the meaning of that look you are  giving mo?"  " I was wondering," sho said iin-  potuously, "if that is tho way yon  take your tronblcs and anxieties���  'lightly,' 'easily'���pveu when tliey  iiiviilvo olhnr livi-a! Oil! I cannot un-  durilnnd ynnr perl'ect equanimity before   the  imlmppinpss   of "   She  fhet-'ird berpplf; nfler a ninmont she  coiiiMitted qnictly: "I can bo stoical  aiK-iuc -.nysfii!. But whon tho misery  or ImnPiness of others becomes do-  ' ueiiricut upou my actions���then 1 an,  vvL.i you tell nio I ought not to be���  overwrought, brooding, even morbid,  porhnps.''  Ho was about- to answer hor; but  thoy had como nem- to tho cottage;  and now* before thoni in tho path,  there, suddonly appeared ��� iv vision of  loveliness which elfeetunlly interrupted their discussion. It was Miss  Hnlo, in a dinner robo of a shade of  lavender so osqnisitcly harmonious  with Iho coloring of hor hair, eyes,  mid delicate complexion, that as sho  moved towards thoni down the path,  they almost hold their breath lest the  beautiful picture should prove, an  illusion and disappear into air.  An impulse���which Forney instantly felt to bo unworthy in himself���led  him quickly to glance into the faco of  his companion. What did ho expect  to read in her open countenance?  Hardly that which ho saw. There  was no shade of annoyance at tho superior beauty of tho other woman, but  on the contrary, Hiss Rankin's face,  too, was beautiful with its glow of  enthusiastic ploasuro, as she looked  At Miss Hale.  CHAPTER   Vin.  "'Have you boon out all afternoon?"  "Florence nsked, ns sho and Dr. Forney leisurely paced tho path iu front  of the cottage, nfter Miss Rankin had  gone indoors and loft them alone together. "I a��w you start off directly  after luncheon. How can. you be so  energetic in such warm weather? And  Miss Rankin, too���she wont out about  threo o'clock. I do not see how you  both stand it. "Whoro did you run  across hor?"  "Inthe wooda near ' Mrs. Ryan's  cottage.''  -"Mrs. Ryan's cottage? Oh, yes I  annst go there to-morrow morning.  An inconvenient place to reach. Tho  ���woods aTo so thiok around it that you  have to stop a quarter of a milo this  sido of it if you tiro iu a big carriaco.  But does Miss Rankin go about tho  ���woods alono?"  "Yos, I do not approve of it at all.  But sho won't be advised. Porverse,  liko the rest mt her sex.''  "Eut it is awfully improper���she  will bo talked about���but then," sho  added, with, a ihrug, "I suppose sho  does not think about that."  "I am sure she doos not," he snid  with a laugh.  "How oddly uhe must have been  brought up,'' Florence remarked speculatively.  "You 'can't always sometimes most  generally tell' about that. Now I, for  Instance, was brought up in tho most  6traight-laoed social orthodoxy���tho  conventional little standards of Beacon  ���streotsocioty-were-the-only���social,-  mornl, and religious code presonted to  my youthful mind. And look nt me!"  "Well? "What is the mottor with  you?   You aro not so very dreadful."  "Very positive characters I find are  generally what they are in spite of  their bringing up."  "Do yon call Miss Rankin a vory  . positive character? Sho does not impress me that way. I should say she  probably is what sho is because of hor  bringing np. .As for you���woll. I can  quite imagine yonr having opinions  of yonr own about things, no matter  wlinl you woro taught it wns proper  to think."  " I suspect Miss Rankin of having  a mind remarkably untraininclod���for  -a woman."  "What do you mean by an 'nntrani-  yne''-d mind,' Doctor?"  ���* '."Most women's opinions are mere  prey-dices."  '' I novor heard you disparago womon  befoi"."  "j\:.\ I disparnging them? I do not  anoan to. 'Twere cowardly to do that  ���for tlieir intellectual shortcomings  may justly be laid at man's door���his  /selfish and brutal ascendency over  i those physically weaker, but spiritu-  tally stronger than himself, is what  ias leapt the women back."  "Dear me I Men so seldom tok��  ���sfchat view of it I   But how have you  come to know Miss Rankin so well?  She is so quiet always I"  '' Yes. But occasionally,;she makes  revelations of herself. V   .':;,',' :���  "Do you thiuk she is nice?"  " 'Nice?' Well," he hesitated, "you  mean ?" ������[  "Oh!" she interrupted pouting, "of  course that isiijt the right word, but  you now whnt/l mean. Do. you like  her?   Thore!  /Does that suit you?"  "I like hor���yos," he answered, unenthusiastically.  "You do uot speak very positive-  ly."  "I do uot understand her quite.  She has contradictory traits. But tell  uie, now, what yon have ;beon- doing  all tho afternoon?" He looked at her  ns ho asked the question.  .!' Lying down, sleeping, or reading  most of tho time. Then I took a short  drive. Then I camo homo and dressed for dinner."  "Whioh reminds me that that is  what I must be doing," he said,  jrlaucing at his watch, "if I do riot  want to bo late. Well; I've got ten  minutes more to waste."  "To wasto! You nro civil I I suppose when you ore with Miss i Rankin  you discuss sorions topics all the time.  The Woman Quostion, the Education  of the Negro, and that kind of thing.  And then you don't consider your  time wasted. I should not be one  particle surprised if that girl were an  Infidel or a Materialist or something  of that kindl" ��� !      -'  "You make me shudder I"  "You are laughing at me.   Oh,   if  von were pushed to the.wall vonrself.  ii is more than likely ypu would nave  to own to being one, too. But then,"  sho' added, mildly, "it is 'not bo awfully dreadful in a man."  "From what- thoologoical system do  you cull that dogma?" ���  "You ' must acknowledge," she  said, "that an irreligious woman is  moro shocking than an irreligious  man." ,-��� ' -���-  "That depends upon your definition  jf 'religious,'.", he said, gravely. "I  think I should call Miss Rankin a  very religious girl, though... I do not  kuow her woll enough to feel sure.  As for you,!' he said,!with 'a sudden  access of earnestness,1 which made' her  look up at him in! surprise,'���' "I have  no doubt of you in that line at all. I  suspect, in spito of your assertions to  tho contrary, that you do not find  your shallow society lifo at_ all satisfying. Confess to me," he said,  oagerly, "that you have your most  real happiness in ''  "Intellectual pursuits?" slio brokt  in with a laugh. "No, Dr. Forney, I  have not! I can't boar lutelloctna  womon, and I hate reading improving  things and "  "I was not going to say that."  "What then?"  "I was going to ask you if you do  not find doing kindnesses for "  "Oh, thero you are," interrupted  Miss Matthews' voico from the  piazza. "I have been ^looking for  vou, Florence dear. Dinner is ready  and I wish you would como right in,1  I do liko to be punctual to my dinner," she added, as they came up the  steps and joined her. "My Father  always required us to be absolutely  punctual to the minute' and "  "You will have to be late," Florence said to him, "won't yon? Here  comes Miss Rankin already���it does  not take her long to make her toilet,  doos it? Au revoir t We shall see yon  later, I suppose."  He went up stairs to his apartments, while Florence, Mira, and the  portly Miss Matthows went into th*  dining room.  CHAPTER' IX.  It was late the next evening. Dr.  Forney was alone in his rooms, looking, over the evening's mail. The es-  pression of his face indicated that he  was not in a very amiable frame of  mind, and the abruptness with which  he took up his letters end tore them  opon, might have made a looker on  glad to know that the things were not  sensitive.  He did not really know that he wan  feeling out of humor, for he was not  aware of any particular reason for  the vague discomfort he experienced.  He did foel, however, that the day  had been unsatisfactory and that tonight he-wished.to-he alooe._Not_ev.eii_  Miss Hale in her lavender gown had  been a sufficient temptation to him  to remain down stairs.  In the first place, he had, in ttw  course of the day, dropped in at Mrs.  Ryan's cabin to see how she was getting on. He had learned, there;' that  "the lady" whose laundry tho widow  had failed to finish, had been at the  cabin in the morning and had been so  displeased at finding her work only  half done, that she had taken her  clothes away and had refused to pay  at once for the washing, "though they  was that white I And starched that  stiff!" lamented Mrs. Ryan.  But tho "Other Lady" had made it  up to hor, Bho said.  Dr. Forney's heart hod grown unaccountably dreary at tho intelligence. "Miss Rankin promised me,"  he had regretfully thought, "that she  would overlook Mrs. Ryan's tardiness."  "Did yon ask tho Other Lady about  giving your case to me instead of  sonding you to Now York?" he had  inquired of the widow.   .  "Yes, sir,'and she said she knew  yon was a good doctor and she'd think  about it." v  "You told her I would make no  charge?"  "Yes, sir, ond she sayed that was  no consid'ration.     She   don't mind  payin'. But sho thinks it would be  better if I didn't hnve to (to to New  York. She'd of got you , to ,';take; the  case in the first place���but-'she 'didn't  want herself knowed. You're stayin'  at- Boring Coast Hotel, ain't you?','  "Did Miss Ho���-the Other Lady,"  he corrected himself, "tell yo�� I wm  thero?" ���'���'"-"���'      ''���'-:- A>'/A"  "I don't remember where she sayed  you wns,'' she. answered, receiving  his question as an affirmitive reply  to her ovvn. "She sayed she'd deride  real soon whothor she'd give herself  awny and let you have the case."���? I ''  He hnd come awny. from1 the cabin  fe'eilng depressed, and his "blue  devils" had grown steadily more blue  as tlie dny. moved ou. At' the table he  had been silent and tactiturn, and immediately after dinner, liad betaken  himself to his own apartments.'    : ;  Seated by a centre table - strewn  with books, papers, magazines; and  over which hung a lamp '. suspended  from the chandelier, he. was moodily  aud without"'interost going over his  letters. Most of thorn related to business ; one or two wero from friends;  several from patients. There were a  few invitations���one to a yachting ���*-.  enrsion; oue to a bicycle tour, 'sal  ono to a house party at a summer  homo in Vormout. He groaned at tho  prospect of' having to answer them  all. - ������'';. '��������� ii  "It is not an easy task to ay'truthful James' like myself to have.tocon-  juro np expressions of'gratitude: for  kindnesses which bore me to death,"  he morosely told himself. ,     '.- .,,. ', :  Tho last letter which be picked up  bore a type-written addross. He tore  open the ouvolopo and took a closely  written (but not; typo-written)' sheet  of pale blue note papor; the writing  was a good feminine' hand���the small,  '' literary hand"���not the' fashionable,  angular script; but the first six lines  were written vvith lead and the rest  in red ink.  ,., "My own Darling," it legan.  He turned iu surprise to the signature to learn who was the woman  that ventured to take such liberties  witli him.  "With my constant love,  '    "Mira."  He would not have known who  "Mira" was, for her letters from  Titzel & McVay, which he hod handled, had been addrossed merely to  "Miss Rankin"; but he recognized  the penmanship. However, this was  of course a mistake Why should Miss  Rankin be writing to . him? Surely  she had put the wrong letter into the  wrong envelope. But what had sho  intended to, send him in his typewritten envolope? Accessible as he  was at all hours 'of tho day, why  should she address him through the  mails?  He was puzzlod to know what to  do with the letter.  "Evidently she intended communicating something of which Bhe did  not wish to speak to me, so if I returned this letter in person it might  be very embarrassing to her."  He wondered why on earth she  should have had the envelope typewritten. Thore was a young waitress  in tho house who had a typewriter,  and no doubt Miss Rankin had gotten  her to address the letter to him.  "But by Jupiter!" he suddenly  said to himself, "maybe this is not a  mistakol She is an unusual girl,  and," he grimly told himself, "if  sho did love'mo, she would perhaps  think it deceitful not to frankly tell  me sol Heavon only knows I To conceal the fact might be toadying to  Mrs. Grundy 1   Lot us see.''  He spread it out and read the penciled lines:  "Tho maid ls cleaning my room;  Miss Matthews and Miss Halo are in  possession of the library, and so  while I possess my soul in an unoccupied and noarly barren room on the  third floor, tor from the madding  crowd nnd my ink bottlo, I mean to  convcrso with you."  Here the pencil lines ended, and the  red ink began,���and Forney read on:  "At this point, I spied on the mantel a bottle of red ink���looks like rasp-  borry-ade, but% I know you are not  'proud,' so I'll uso it.  "The thought of you makes me  reconciled to my fate. I am so wildly happy, dear, to bo able to set you  ���free!���No more-teaching l-think of-it!  think of it, lave in it. Nevermore to  be patronized by 'Mrs. Veneering,'  or dictated to by Madame Donse-Ig-  norance, or have your methods oriti-:  cized by Miss Normal-School-Graduate, or cheated of, your tuition price  by Keen-on-tho-Peuuy! Oh I I; would  throw my hat in tho air With joy if  Iweroaboy! I'll tell you what I  want you to do,; first thing, when yon  oomo into possession of your money���  go round and bo impudent to all your  patrons 1 Soy to 'Mrs. Veucoriug,'  'Are you going to send your .child to  mo noxt term?   Becauso you needn't!'  "Do not imagine, Edna, that I am  in a viudictivo mood I Indeed, I am  uot���I am silly with glee, nnd I even  feel it in my heart, now, to forgive  all your persecutors and slaudorors,  who have mode your work so hard for  you in that horrid, vulgar town of  Williamsburg. In a loss barbarous  community, your superior worth  would have been piopcrly appreciated  ���as, of course, it always vvas, even  in Williamsburg, by your bettor patrons."  - .i<j       [to be continued."  THE ROYAL SOCIETY  8COPE^AND-PURPOSE OF THE CANADIAN   ORGANIZATION.  PonieKrnnatc Wood.  Pomegranate wood Is the heaviest  known. A cubic foot weighs eighty-  four and thrce-qunrtor pounds.  'Xemben Mu��t Fliit H��r�� B��comti Dta-  tinuulihed iu Somo Itranch of X��arn-  . ine ll.for. Helps Ellcibl* M Fa'ilowi-  A. Dominion aocUiy���IJow tu* Exponiai  .of tiio Annual Sleeting; and Kaonrdi Ara  51*1. -  rhei Royal Society of "Oana'dd,-  which met in Toronto from-May 20  to **J'.) at'' Toronto University, was  formed-for the purpose ot uniting: in  the friendly bonds.-of ^literature and  science, ,(hose;\v lib, iilall the provinces  o( L'umida iuivii most distinguished  themselves iii liiosc brunches of mental i.cliviiy.1 '1 he charter: of the  I loyal Society of the mother coiin-  ii-y seoms to I-.uvu been the model  followed, und, although that society  luis bi late yfcars neglected'literature,  tlio (.'Mi.uliuh society'hus given'more  weight to tliat form of (Culture tliun  to thu applied, sciences.;  'JJ-';  It ought to be generally Known  t'hjt the society"Is by its i-ilistl'.u-  .t ion limited in 'numbers'."It is not a  society, Wie. those.which, i e!��i��.-<< in  Ureal Uritnin and : in: the .United  States of 'America, which'tlie general  'public ixic invited' to join, *uid' *jy association aid in "the advancement, of  knowledge.:. Nor is . it like tho many  valuable societies.which exist in most  large cities for the cultivation ; of  .-.oine special'' subject, which all can  join .'who declare their interest'���'��� ln  that., pursuit. ,. -To.-become; a member  one must already have .become distinguished in some branch of learning, have���'; hia'do original investigations in science or published'.works  of literary merit...;Nominations must  be.mado a year before election, iand  tho qualification of each new candidate for the honor of becoming a  member of the society ai-e stated' by  tho proposer nnd seconder," printed  and distributed,; so that- the ballot  may bo taken after a full discussion  of the merits of tho person proposed.  Nor is this an idle form. The biblior  graphical volume of the Royal :Society's proceedings gives long, lists  of tho printed works of all the members,'covering tho widest range of  subjects, from poetry to statistics,  from novels to treatises of fbysics.  The meetings aro annual, .and, tliis  being a Dominion society; are usually held at Ottawa, but as the Principal of tho Toronto University vvas  the President for 1902 it was  thought a fitting compliment 'o Mr.  Loudon that the meeting of tho year  should be held in the city where ho  roi-i'des,   ,  "> Tho!i�� meetings last tho greater  part of a week, whon whatever ai  nevv thc members have to contrlbuta  to thu literary and scientific world in  brought, forward at thc gathering of  the appropriate sections. The record  of tho papers Is found in a series of  handsome volumes issued by thc society and -distributed to the chief  leuinod .societies of. the civilized  world  One especially interesting session is  annually given to tho reception of  ioports from the varlousiworking societies ln all parts of Canada whi-ih  are affiliated and send delegates to  the Hoyal Society. Those-are regs-  livrly printoil, and thus anapcrcu 1*  to bo had of the progress > of thi  whole country in tho ' pursuit of  !.n-.ivvledge. Even the Canadinn Institute, the doyen of the learned societies oi Ontario, and one of the  ::iost distinguished in Canada, does  not iodise its friendly aid in matting  thi3 ini| ortnnt list complete.  Tli" I'l-mgin,' together of so noteworthy �� body of litterateurs and  sclintists hns always been hailed  vvith pli-asiii-i: by the citizens of Ot-  t.iwu. Garden purllcs untl receptions  ore s''1"' by' the citizens und the  ihief funutii nines, attended by the  lloveinor-Genci'.il and tho SliniBters,  nnd the occasion is mnde bright Ior  the vls-itm-.s and iho members of their  iLtnihcs they biiug. Subscription  are given by piivutc persons and cor*  ; o uto bodies for defraying part of  Hi-.; traveling expenses of thc members vi ho cannot well alTord the railway fares, ui.d it is no disgrace to a  votary either of literature or sclenc*  to l.o poor in coin of tho rdtlm or tho  promises to puy of its banks. It is  kindly of the wealthy financiers of  crntiul C.inatla to here freely contribute to expenses of botanists frojn  Xevv Brunswick, geologists from Newfoundland, entomologists from the  Territories, and some equally kindly  subscriptions have boon paid by Toronto's merchant princes for the  sniiio object. i  The public ,are always welcomed to  hear tho papers read, but there ara  two public sessions of great interest.  One is "roots' evening," whon thoso  who-belong-to-tho-young-but-rising-  . school of; Canadian, poesy have been  wont to recite their best recent  verse, and authors have read chapters from their new books'"of story,  long; or short. Was it not at theso  evenings that Drummond was first  appreciated ? And do we not regret  that Xanipman's promise was : cut  .short, and that ho will, no ���������-, longer  adorn that platform ?     y  The other public session is devoted  to a lecture on some scientific 'subject. One, it is remembered, was the  introduction to an "nglifch-spL'.iMng  ntidience of Capt. "Jernier, , who is  soon to plant tbo Cnmidian flag at  tho north pole. Another was nn early demonstration 'of the way the  Tlertzlun waves go through walls  und partitions us if they wore transput unt screens, and wireless telegraphy was shown to be possible  thiough these wonderful vibrations.  Tbo Toronto members of thc ltoyal  Society nie :���The President of the  University, Rev. Prof. Chirk, Sir.  Arthur Ilnrvcy, Dr. I'urkin, Tlon.  Geo. W. Itoss, Mr. John S. Villison,  Hev.. Di. Withrovv, Prof. A. linker,  Dr. W. H. Ellis, Prof. Miller, Mr. It.  F. Stupnrt, Prof. A. P. (Jolomnn,  Prof. Maciillum, Prof, ltamsny  Wright, Licut.-Col. G. T. Denlson.  ' III! I.n*t   Hut tli-.  Tcachei���Now which was tlie Black  Prince's last war,? Intelligent-Pupil  ���Please miss, -the one he died in.���  Judv. '  POTI&S  SCTS GENTLY  ON  BOWEl��  Cleans^effectually.  overcomes ;    'T|p��tiom'  ^BITUAL C0^ESRMANENTLY  BUY THE GENUINE-MAN'rO BY  ^LiroRNlAfTG^YRVP^  ^\ ���**%?% <2V.  Wff SALE BY ait DBU66ISTS. PRICE SOcPtRBOTTH.  SEASONABLE SIGXS.  "I'm in court," road a card on  the lawyer's , door; "At the hospital," appears on the doctor's slate,  "Be buck in an hour," say several  more, while others invite one to "Sit  down , and wait." "Gone to tho  bank," is the broker's sign; "Back  soon," is found on the ice dealer's  hook; "Sick'in bed," is the dentist's  ���so says his book. -.Twas everywhere thus, so, with nothing to do,  I hied me away to the baseball  ground; and there, strange to say,  yet none the less true, each of tho  above in tho grand stand I found.���-  BABY'S OWN    TABLETS.  Cure All Minor Ills,' nnd Bring Joy  and Comfort to Baby and  Mother.  Disease attacks the littlo ones  through the digestive organs. Baby's  Own Tablets aro the best things in  tho world for all bowel and stomach  troubles of children. They act quickly und gently, and always cure indigestion, colic, constipation and diarrhoea. They are also a great help  to teething children. Mrs. ��� Gabrielle  Barnes,  Six Mile Lake, Ont.,    snys:  Baby's Own Tablets ' reached ine  just in time as my baby was very ill  with indigestion and bowel trouble,  nnd I am happy to say the Tablets  relieved him after a few doses. 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Some say tbat it gave the name to the  city, while others assert tbat it was  flrst so called.because lt had on it a  flower-de-luce, from the Italian fiorone,  or "flower." for tbe same reason that  an English sliver piece Is called a  "crown," or certain goldpleccs in  France Indifferently a "uapol��on" or a  "louls," or tbe ten doll-ir goldpiece in  America nn "eagle."  Two countries, Austria and Holland,  have retained tbe florin as a unit of  monetary value, taking it at a time  wlfen'it"was"very universal lnSnrope,-  its usage having been rendered general  by the financial supremacy of the little  states of northern Italy and the Imperfect coinage system of the other countries of the continent  A .Inly Snniiritonn.  In the year 18r-9 a snowstorm swept  over New York on tbo 5<h of Julv. It  was Monday, aud the fireworks, which  were then set off In front of the city  hall in celebration of the glorious  Fourth, bnd been ki'pt over from Saturday. Tho weather was pleasant  enough ln the morning and during the  greater part of the afternoon, but toward dusk heavy clouds appeared in  the sky, a uorthwest wind followed,  the thornionintcr weut down to 31 degrees���one degree below freezing���and  the snowllnkes ^nuie down at a lively  gait Men wbo wont out thnt night  wore tholr winter overcoats nnd did  not find them uncomfortable, for the  cold lusted for hours.  To Enimrt On From Wood.  To get thi- essential oil from wood,  barks, roots, berts. etc., place thein In  a bofle und pour upon tbom n spoonful  of ether. Keep In a cool place a few  hours nnd then fill the bottle with  cold wuter. Tbe' essential oil will  swim upon.the surface��� and ,may be  easily separated.  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It is difficult to account for the  enormous velocity of somo birds'  flight when . migrating Thonorth-  qrn bluo throat goos-at tho rate  of 540 miles nn hour, flying 4.-  800 miles, from Kgypt to Heligoland, in a spring flight of barely  nine hours. Virginian plover fly,  from Labrador to North Brazil.  0,000 miles, without stopping, going at the rate of 630 miles an  hour, and probably more. How can  this spedd bo obtained? Tho birds  resort to great heights, where the  insistence; of tho air is slight.���From  Nature Notes.  i'l A POWER FOE PEACE  LORD PAUNCEFOTE'S EMINBNT SERVICES AT WASHINGTON.  A Quiet mad GnoHtoUUni 11 aa Who  Old lilt Work; far th* Heeliniof tke  >*��tions and Thvlr netter Understftnd-  lag, Writ���Ad Apprcolntir* Sketch ���(  His Career by ��� Wastiington Journalist.  Lord rnuncefoto played a more  important part in diplomatic dealings with the United States than any  rt-i-rosontativc of any country who  was ever stationed in the United  Status.- Coming to this country as  kiicc. s'or to'Lord Sackville, under  peculiarly.-delicate nnd trying , conditions, writes a brilliniit and well  informed" Washington journalist, ha  '" THE I.ATE LORD PAUSCEFOTE.  hiul;-cni.iiiied through years when the  fi lendly relations of ,tho.two/ counting weto^put to'soie.'stiam',0 and  ho litis soon thoso relations grow over  more friendly. Though his work)had  boon, so quiet and unostentatious,  there nro many among tbu,'diplomats  in Washington who say that to no  man"moio thnn . to Lord .Pnuncefote  is due the assuiance thiit 'tlio two  great English speaking nations will  continue to woik hnimoniously 'in  world nlTairs and not in .opposition  to each-other-: ' * ~- ' -','���'-*"<"��� ^'  Lord Paunccfote served under four  Presidents���Harrison, Cleveland, Mc-*  Kmicy and Hoosevelt^ His country  1 cm aided hun \.,dui ing his" sei vice  with a baronetcy, the.OrnmU Cross  of the Bath, membership in the  Privy Council and a peciugo  Hut his-greatest icw.ud was the  action of the; British Government in  continuing his . service, year after  year after the age limit for members  of the British diplomatic.service had  expired lie was 70 years old in  3898, and fully expected to give up  his place and spend his last years  at his his family homo at Preston  Court, Gloucester , But --"-there , were  muny dllllcult problems of diplomacy  pending, and above all the iclations  of the United States with Spain demanded diplomats of,, the ( utmost  skill at our capital, 'so- by' special  order he was retained at Washington  As plain Julian Pnuncefote, Lord  Paunce/ote �� wns> bom in',Mumch ^ih  1828. - His 'family was very! ancient,'  though nover ennobled, nnci crusaders' n.imcs were enrolloj among his  nncestois Ho'was educated in Paris and Geneva, and later at'"Marlborough College.  His first intiotluction to politics  came in 1855, when Sir William  Moleswoith, becoming Minister lor  the Colonies chose him ns his private  secretary This position lasted only  until Sir William's death "Theii Mr  Paunccfote returned to the piacticc  of law, going-in time^to Hong Kong,  whci o he' was Ae\ceedinglj successful  In 1866 he became attorney g-cn3i.il  of the colony, and he prepared for  the Government a comprehensive code  of civil procedure, which Is still in  force in the Supreme Court '  In 1873 when thc British Leeward  Islands wero federated into ono colony he was appointed the first chief  justice Knighthood was tonfcirod  upon him then, but ho, was not. permitted to lemain there long. He was  recalled to become legal assistant  under secretary of state in the colonial oflice From thnt position he  ^wns taken to fill a similar place in  'the more1 important department of  foreign affairs. This was in 1876.  '::. In 1882 ho' wns given the very' responsible ; position of permanent under secretary of state for foreign affairs, and as such he was the practical head of the department, intrusted with all the routine business  and expected to keep his poll tit ol  superior from the errors ho might  easily commit During this period  ho was made Companion of the Bath  _an'd-Knlght--Commander-of-theJOrdor  of St Michael and St Geoige In  1883 ho was Bntish delegate to the  commission' that drew up regulations  of the most responsible positions  was all the more unusual. But the  now minister soon- acquired the confidence bf the American' people, and  began the work which has lasted so  long of fostering harmonious relations between the two lands.  ���After four years; of this service his  provod ability won.him,, the, Grand  Cross of the Bath,'a most highly  coveted decoration'' The next year  he was rnised to be ambassador. He  was the first mnn to hold such a  commission at Washington, and ever  since he has been dean of the diplomatic corps.  His work was, however, not wholly  dono in this country. A general  treaty of arbitration, which, in connection with'Sccictuiy Olney, o^id  which the Senate had refused to approve, had been a document of such  admittedly masterly character that  Great Brituln made him.,tlio first, of.  her delegates to The TIaguo when the  international penco conference was  held there. It vvas after the conclusion of this conference,that his  peerage was given him. Tho title he  took was Lord Pnuncefote of,Preston  Lord I'auiicefote's wife-was Miss  Cubitt. 'daughter of Major Cubitt of  Catflelti; Norfolk. His four daughr  ters have held high 'position ln Washington society.  Personally Lord PnuncefotoWas a  man of splendid appearance. He was  in .v Way a typical John Bull,1 and  dignity,and force were never;lacking  In him His methods were alwuys  those of kindliness and courtesy, and  in lus peisonal iclations, he was  simple and democratic.  ROW PELEE BLEW UP  WHY THE MOUNTAIN LET. LOOSE ITS  D2CTRUCTIVE FORCES.  LATE MR.'J. W. BRIDGEMAN.  By nil   Heath   Caha'da  lioit  Oha'of Ber  Moat >'ot��il 1'ortrtilt Pnluturs��� Tainted  ����� ^ I^ortrults^of Americans.     >       i  i  , Through^' the, death, *y at'l 'Fort| Ef-lo"  recently of John Bndgman Canada  lost one of her, most noted pgrtrait  painters 'Boln Juno 17th', 1838,'on  a farm near the,,Village of Smith-  ville,' Ontario, lte eai'ly g.no evidence  of talent foi ,art, studied,under, ,the  best j'painters I of Canada' of 't'liit  time, and, spent ..inany, years abroad  to i complete, his.' education On le-  tumirigto Canada.'his genius was recognized,* in a'onsequonce of which h-is'-  poi traits grace the walls "of most of  the public buildings in the Dominion.  EttL was,.wcU known to, ��thwart  circSjis ofyBuflalo;-; where of lp-teVettrs  he had.pamited''the;'Bo'rtraiW of nifuiy  of "the prominent men. Tlie late  Chief Justice Wood and Get hurt  Lang may be mentioned as examples  Causes Given by Science For tbe Phenomena of Tolct-ilo Explosions���Relation of, Earthquake* to Eruptlona of  craters ��� Water Beached tho Jlolten  E,��Ta Through Fissures and Waa Con  varied Into ��teuni,  The recent 'volcanic' outbursts in  the islands of Martinique nnd St.  Vincent, which astounded tho world  by tho'extent of tlie disaster wrought  to lives and property, naturally  raise, the query, as to the causes of  these disturbances of tho earth's  crust.  iSclcnce hits as yet boon unable to  determine definitely the muses of  earthquakes and Volcanic eruptions.  The theory of volumic action is that  water finds its wuy into.the interior  of the earth thiough fissures in the  ocean bed and subterranean streams.  This; reaching the superheated,molt>  en mass of the subsurface, is immediately converted , into .'steam. ' This  steam under endrniotis' pressure seeks  an outlet ln tho weakest spot1 in'the  earth's crust, and .thus volcanocsaro  foimed This is apparently what  happened, in Mai Unique and, caused  the awful destruction "���     *   ,     <     *  'Mont Pelee had previously erupted  in1 ISnl, but without great damage'.  Theii- the crater closed,; tho pressure  frpni' within having ceased But it  was'only slumbeimg, awaiting the  time when -it'should gather'renewed'  strength.    ... ..      ,��..,   ^   -   , .-... -  /The Caribbean sea bottom, say the  scientists, is subject to earthquake  dlstui bances. For several weeks  pi-id     6to      the       explosion of  Mpnt Poleo , seismic ( | _ shocks  bad been felt tin ou'ghout 'the islands  im that vicinity and on the mainland  ofr Central America It is known to  geologists that tho coast of that region >is gradually rising Whenever  such    an * elevation is in progress a  .>���!     A '    i     i    , '"'  THE LATH 'J.' W.' BRIDGEMAS,  from a longfllstion account of having been placed, on exhibition He  was a member "of the Masonic Order  for oi cr 40 jeuis. , Ho was also an  enthusiastic canoeist, land was from  the first commodore of thc Toronto  yCanoo Club, holding that .'office for  many jears Ho leaves a widow and  four children, two sons, George B  Bndgman, of thc Bndgman Art  School, Now, York City, and;Edward  W Bndgman, 1) D S , of New York'  Daughters,' Mis H J. Hambmah  and; Miss Lpuiso. Bridgman, residing  in Fott Erie ���    '      i  A Pupil of..Sim#a.     .  One morning after thc hnnd organs  got hold of his "Washington Post  Match," John Philip Sousa inn  across nn Irishman placing tho march  at a dirge-like pace, which set his  teeth- on edge;'- Snatching the handle  of the oig.m away from him, Sousa  exclaimed angrily. "My heavens,  man1 "\hy don't you play it with,a  little energy " There's nobody /dead  on this block'" The Iushman stood  byi'open;eyed with wonder, as Sousa  LADY rAUN'CErOTB.  for the navigation of the Suez Canal.  It was a great compliment'to Sir  Julian Paunccfoto's,political nnd diplomatic ability when in 1889 ho was  selected to come to the United States  as minister in the place that Snck-  vlllc-West had left in,disgrace. Very  rare, indeed, is it that the British:  Government will tn'.e a man from  outalde the'-diplomatic service and  give him even an 'unimportant place  Irsidc. ni'd to pul  i n oi t=idei  in ono  fci  - >. ��� *. y -it:*- - ^qra  "wuy dos't you,flat itwith a utixk  KHBROY V-  dashed through the measures of the  march at a rattling pace. "And  who are you anyhow ?" he oxclaimod  at length "I am Mr. Sousa," explained the band master.,, "I.compoa-  ed. that march. Don't mind'my; givr  ing you a friendly pomtor." The  Irishman, retired with his features  wreathod ln smiles.. Next morning  an enormous 'placard'appeared about  his neck.- It was printed.in red ink  and ran as follows : "A pupil of  Sousa."-,  DIAGRAM SHOWING HOW PKLKE. KNFLODFD.  According to scientists, tho water roif-hod  the mollou lava In the Interior, ofi Mont I'c-  loo tluough llssmos lu the lock and �� is  loiuerted Into steam This steam follow i.ig  the linc'of1 lenst resistance;'blew otf the  top  of ri too Volcano. '  sti am is nocessnnly brougrit to bc.u  ,upon the rocks composing the undei-  ljmg strata of the earth's crust in  the vicinity of the rising aiea  That Jlont Pelco's outburst was the  result of a sudden explosion of pent  up steam is now generally conceded  by men of science The few sui \ iv-  ing witnesses say��� that:.the whole.top  ot the mountain wus tornr off and  hurled into space, shooting almost  straight up into the air and going  thousands of feet up. A giant volume ot flame flashed along just under  it The gieat black mass fell back,  and the flames spread and seemed to  roll down^ the mountain's -side on to  tho city like a river o/'fiie  ���-Practically the same thing happened at La Soufriere, on the.fisland of  St Vincent, although the force of the  explosion was not so great as at  Mont Pclee, probably because the  first explosion had given vent to a  Parti of the tremendous pressure 'of  ;th'e imprisoned steam.  The question then arises7, Why -do  not such explosipns take place' anywhere on the earth's surface instead  of through the crater of a volcano ?  This has-bcem explaincd-by-an eminent scientist, who sajs that thoy do  sometimes tako plnce nt rrndom, so  to speak, and when that happens thc  world boholds thc phenomenon ot the  formation .of a new volcano,  But, ordinarily thc explosion occurs  through the vent, or throat, of an  already.existing volcano,, becauso tho  weakest places in .the earth's crust  are the. places,where ncwlissures-aro  most likely to bo fornicd,. and along  these linos of weakness the volcanoes  stand i like rows of safety valves or  chimneys.  It docs not necessarily follow that  because one volcano breaks out its  neighbors will follow suit. Some-  times there seems to bo some ;��� sympathetic connection between remote  vents, as in the caso of Mont l'eleo  and La Soufrlere!  A very violent explosion may rend  the side of a crater or even blow It  out, and then the molten rock pours  down tho mountain side in a flood,  overwhelming eveiything befoie it  Not until the'vents have become cold  and dead from long pciiods  Is there absolute safety from,.' eruptions and earthquakes in a volcanic  region.,.. Vesuvius, for example, was  apparently extinct , for' about 800  years of historical records, and .then  broke out and destroyed Pompeii.,.It  has ���: been continually active ever  since, a period of 1,832 years  It ls therefore impossible to v predict what will happen in the Lessor  Antilles.'.. Tho activities may decline  or thoy may break out with renewed  violence and ovor a wider, area.  LIVE STOCK MEN IN FAVOR.  Special    accomodation    is given    to  Exhibitors Who Have Live  '! Stock to  Show.  Americans Are Coming.  rThe work of getting,tho grounds  and buildings of the Winnipeg Industrial Exhibition in shape for tho big  Fuii July _!1���23, is piogicssing  most favorable, aiid long before opening dny most of the nnpoitnnt  changes will have been made. The  mnntigement announced to-duy that  nioro attention will be pnid this year  to,tlie'.'ruqiiii-i>iiieuiii of livo stock ex-  hlbitois I'uch stable will be pio-  vlih'tl with two stalls for feed and  stoiage pui poses, and accomodation  has been tu-rnnged in each stable for  men wlio nnd it,iticccssaiy to ictiiain  nlwnys with their stock. Great inteiest is being manifested by live  stock bieodeis ncioss the boidc-r in  the big cnttle show in connection  with the ludtistiinl, and fancy cattle  anil hoises will be In ought in liom  sbveial states The lnigo pn/es oi-  iurcd. has no doubt started,this-in-  ttnest  /ilie speeding events, paiticularlj  thc iiee-ioi-.ill, .which is tor a pin so  ,of V.'I,.j(I0, has also awakened inteiest  iii'AineiiCiiu spoiting cncle^i and a  liiiiubci*' of horses from .the other,,side  will be enteied foi the most nnpoi-  ,j,a(it events  \\lule tho exhibition management  Is veiv modest in legatd to tho gieat  scope oi the F.nr, this yeai, enough  has been given out in leunid to(,it  to'coin nice thc most conservative  tlu I it will ellipse all loimei exhibitions, both in the attiaitions and  in ihe amount ot money, expended  The special attiactions aio sullic-  lenlh sensational und original lo  nttinct thoiKands who' would p-ob-  ablv not'visit the Pair for the'oi-  dinniy displajs and .exhibits The  management hns securod the J about-  Oriental, Carnival, Cncus.and Man-  n'gene Co, which includes one ofthe  best, and most completely tiaincd animal shows on the"continent ' Ja-  bpiu will bung to Winnipeg ten"-sep-  fiia'e nnd distinct .shows,) under a  spicid of canvas ,325 x ,()25 feet  The (new oiks thisj season willpiove  to be the best speclacul.u pi'oiluc-  tion over offoied pations of the Fan  'The Bin mm; of "Moscow" will be  giiijilncnllj' shown, and tbe nianage-  merl has gone to laige, expense to  have it_peifect in eveij  detail  THE EARLDOM OF MaK  THIS SCOTTISH TITLE.THE OLDEST  IN ALL EUROPE.  I FLORENCE   NIGHTINGALE.'  '  'Hon   tb*   Pioneer   of J,ut��ci   It'Fading  ,Eor IJotllnlns(Yruri���Ulch:.ln ,  , Hor Onn ninht.  ,i Florence Nightingale, tho angel of  tho battlefield, who Has just celebrated her eighty-fust bn thday, is spending her declining j carsi at Claydon  House, Buckinghamshire, England,  the countiy seat of her sistei. Lady  Verney '  Miss Nightingal. was a pioneer in  the work to which she devoted her  life. Before hei woik in the Crimean war little was dono for itho t\ick  soldieis Wheie sho led thousands  have followed, and the'honors of  warhave been greatly lessened.  Floience Nightingale has been an  invalid for some, years and is now in  Lord HailM Say. It> Orljlo I�� Lait In tbu  Uliu of Antl(jullj���31��r On�� .f tlm  Xllvliionl of tb�� l'lotlib Kln^dotn^-A  Ureitlc In the old Line Occurred io  1800.  In all Europo there is probably no  title so old as the Scottish Earldom  of Mar, the origin of'which (Lord  ilailcs sa.vs; is losi in the mists of  uiiiiiliiily. Ail that is known... with  certainty is that Hur was ono of the  divisions.'of tlio 1'ictish kingdom ruled by u Maoruioi-. Towards the close  of ibe ninth ceiilury the Maormor of  Mar was slain in', buttle by Sigurd,  Earl of Orkney.- The vi-Uor rode  from ilie field with his enemy's head  at his saddle-bow, but his triumph  was short-lived, for a projecting  tool!- pitKod his thigh, and the  wound mortified and caused Sigurd's  death.' It is strange tliat there is  piuitmil!} no ie oui ol the doings  of the .house'of JIai-'for the next 400  jeves Tow aids the close of tho  3'iih cerU-ij tloiiiished the 11th Eail  who i- i'iied a sistei of Hobcit  Bruce His son was defeated in battle by Edwaid Balhol, and was  "smothered in the rout," as the old  chromcli i gi inily puts it Thomas,  the 1 >lli I~aii and Cieat Chamberlain of Scotland;was sent as "an a"m-  brissador to the English Sovereign at  Wesiminstei, and was lodged in the  loyal picuncls of Scotland >ard  To hun succcided his sister Mniga-  ret,widow of,the.'BIack.Douglas, and  hei daughtci Isabel, who was wooed  ina manner iinc'onimpn "even in ..that  turbulent 'age V.hile' still a gnl she  had been left a widow, and one dnv,  us she sat alone in her castle of Kil-  drumin-e, theie appealed a host of  fieebooters, led by Alexandci, son of  the Enrl of Buuhan, who captured the  castle  and  forced  Its  fair  owner  to  *>  7  FLORENCE NIGnTIKOALK.  very feeble;health. , She is described  as being tall, with small hands and  feet and having a prepossessing  countenance.  In her own i ight she is one of the  richest���women���in���England���hav mg  inhented vast woilth irom her father. She has a fine old mansion in  London, but spend most of her time  at the homo of her sistei-. Despite  her age nnd feebleness sho is in full  possession ofher mental faculties and  with the aid of a secretaiy attends-  to a' considerable correspondence,  Hrlllali Minn nnri <)unrrle��. '  A Blue-book just published contains  statistics of the poisons employed in  mines and quuiiles m the United  Kingdom, with statistics of output  and .accidents, ."n 1901 the ' total  number of-persons employed in and  about nil tho mines of tho United  Kingdom was 839,178, of whom  806,735 '.'worked at'.; the' 3,307 mines  under tho Coal Mines Act and 82,-  443 at'the 731 mines under the Metalliferous Mines Act. At the quarries under-the Quarries Act tlicre woro  94,188 persons employed, of; whom  59,908 vvorked Inside the actual pits  or oxcavations and 34,220 outside.  The'!total loiitput of minerals lit the  mines under. the'Coal Minos" Act was  231,843,224 tons, of which 219,037,-  240 wore coal Adding 0,705 tons  front open quarries the total output  of coal was���219,040,0-15 tons, which  is lower than that of the previous  year by 6,134,355 tons At the  mines under the Coal Minos Act  thoro were 931 sepntate fatal accidents; causing 1,101. deaths. At the  mines under the Metalliferous Mines  Act there were 27 fatal accidents,  which caused 30 deaths, and in quar-  nes 97 fatal accidents, which result- .  ed in 98 deaths ���London Times. '  , i _, STIRLING   CA=TI.K ,  accent him as her husband. In default of hen s male the earldom next  descended t6 Sir Robeit Erskine,  [wlio claimed on'the female side; but  though he got ,the title, James HI.  seized the inlieiitance, which was not  restored until Queen Maiy granted a  charter'1* for that purpose in 1566.  Tbe Eails of Mar were pionnnent in  the'16th century as Governors of  Stirling castle. "Theie is a singulai  pipphecy in tins family, delivered  pi ior' to the elevation of thc 20th  Enrl to be Kcgent i of Scotland in  1571. ,Tlns, by the way, was the  only Earl oi Mar who was ever a  Ilegent of Scotland He is supposed  to hav e been poisoned by oi der of  the Earl of Moi ton; vvho succeeded  him as Itegcnt The piophecj mns  as-'-.follows  "Proud Chief of Mar Thou shalt  have riches and gieatness, and shalt  be tine to thj bo^ereign, and shalt  raise his bannci in thc held of blood.  Then when thou seemest to be highest���when thy power is mightiest,  then shall tome thy fall, low shall bo  thy ihead amongst the nobles of thy  peoph. Thy lands shall be given to  the sti angei, and thy titles shall ho  amongst'the dead. Thp<bianch that  spi ings fi om thee shall see his dwelling burnt, in which a king was nursed���his wife a sacrifice in that same  flame;'his children numerous but of  little honor, and tluco boin and  grown shall nevei see the light Yet  shall thine ancient tower stand; for  the'brave and the true cannot be  wholly forsaken. Thou proud head  and daggeiod hand must dree thy  weired, until horses shall be stabled  in thy hall, and a weaver shall throw  his shuttle in thy chamber of state  Thine ancient tower���a woman's  dower���shall bo a ruin and a beacon,  until an ash sapling shall spring  fromi its topmost stone. Then shall  thy, sorrows be ended . .". the kiss  of peace shall be given to thy countess, though she seek it not The line  of Mar -shall be broken, but not un-  JiJ__its^_hoiiors:.are doubled, and,. its  doom is ended "  Whatever may bo the date of this  prophecy, the fact i cumins that it  has been fulfilled to the letter. The  Earl raised,, the old Pretender's banner and was defeated at Sheriff Muir,  losing title 'and7 lands; His grandson .''lived at - Allon ������������������ tower, Where  Jaiues VI., when an infant, had stayed. Through a servant leaving' a  lighted candle near a bed, the to-ver  was burnt down in. 1801, and.- Mrs.  Erskino," who perished in tho '->mes,  left, three children'. who wcre.born  blind. "During the time when a  Napoleonic invasion Wns feared, a  troop of cavalry took possession of  the tower and stabled the horses in  the ball, and about 1810 a party of  visitors wore astonished .'to find an  old weaver plying his iiiom in thc*  chamber of state. He had been turned out of his dwelling for rent, and  sought "refuge in the ruined tower of  Mar. A' few years later an ash sapling w-ns growing from the topmost  stone, and,"one member of tho family  Went upland'grasped it'in his hands,  wondering if tho old prophecy wns  going to be fulfilled nt last. Evidently it was, for in 1822 George IV  appe.n od on the scene to seek out the  .Irii-obite families nntl give them bnck  then own, and foremost amongst  them nil was Erskine.,; of,Mar,. ,to  whom the monarch graciously restored his ancient earldom. One-item of  thc pi'ophecy remained, and it, u>o,  was verified. The Countess was never '.presented at St. James's, but she  accidentally met Queen Victoria in a I  small loom in Stirling Castle,   and  tho Q-cen !.i.n.cdltvt��Iy asked wtjp  sho was, detained her, and kisled  her.  There is a'romantic episode in tho  annals of a branch of the family, tho  Loids of Kellie Early in the reign  of George III. a,ship foundered ina  gale off the const of Iloss-shire, and  the, sole survivor was a baby girl,  who was washed ashore in her little  cot on the land of "Adam Gordon, of  Ardoch.. Gordon took the foundling  home to his wife, who brought her  up with their own two daughters.  Sixteen years went by, and ono-  stormy night another vessel-was  wrecked almost, at tho samo spot,  one passenger and' the, crow being  saved. ��� Gordon extended* his hospitality to tho former, a merchant  from Gothenburg, who had no sooner set eyes on his host's adopted  daughter than ho discovered . in her:  un extraordinary resemblance to his  sister. That lady, it appeared,; had  perished in the previous wreck1, ' and  the clothes the baby woro in tho cot  proved beyond a "doubt that tho  young girl Was indeed his-niece. The  girl untl <>hcr uncle went back' to  Sweden, accompanied by Anno Gordon; who there :met;and married: a -  Scottish merchant, Thomas Erskino.  One .wedding led to another, for Joanna Gordon went to stay with her  sister,; and - became tho wifo of. Er-'  skme's biothoi, "\IoUiven Though  they belonged- to a noblcfamily, r  neither of, the two brother',,.had. at  that time any hope of achieving a  title, but a series': of unexpected  deaths bi ought tliem into the direct!  lino of sucicssion, and in 1799,  Thomas Eiskine woke up one morning to find himself Earl of Kellio  At his death- he was succeeded ,, by  his'brother. Thus'-;it came,,to,, pass  that thiough the two shipwiecks r  each ot the Gordon ladies woie a  coronet. '  On the death of the Earl of Marin,  1866, the old line was broken, and  as it had more than once already  passed through the female side, the  title was assumed'- by the deceased  nobleman's sister's son. But soon a  new claimant came- forward, , in., tho  person of Lord Kellie, and the case  went to the House of Lords. It  should hero be-: explained that, : in  1626, that is to say, beforo thoUni-,  on of the Crowns, the Supreme Court  of Scotland decided that a settlement made by Countess Isabel m '  1404 on her heirs was in accordance  with the law. In spite of this decision, it was held by the Comimtteo  of Privileges in 1877 that Queen  Marv's patent of 1565'created a new  earldom, and,that Lord, Kellie ..��������� had  established his claim to be Earl of  Mar and Kellie This decision, however, did not affect tho existenre of  tho ancient caildom,- which devolved  upon a clergyman, the Eev. > J. -F.  Goodeve, who .took the namo of Er- ,  skinc Ho is the premier Earl of  Scotland, and a Representative Peer,  and in 1S&5 his title was-confirmed  by Act of Pailiament...   ���������        i        (  ALONG TIBER'S BANKS.    -  Perilous   Feats  Indulaed   In  by   Bicycle.'  Swimmen���Four Pictures orConeum-  lns-Interest to7 sportsmen.  Tbo latest modo of swimming at"  Homo, Italy, is riding a bicycle.  That is to say, the adventurous per��  son vvho is not afraid to rombina  the two rides his wheel towaids th��-  precipice that lines the Tiber.- He  rides at full speed, and when hfl  reaches tho edge over hes goes���fo*  thei c is nothing else to do.  The tricjj  ricfr/REs 1 asd2.  is to strike the water without being  killed, and in addition to stay on  your wheel if you can, and at any  rate to bung it to shoie with you,  for the water is veiy deep Tha  banks of the Tiber hav e been artificially rnised and are now very  high and in some places approach  ninety feet In the first pictnra  shown heiewith Signor Talacchi has  ridden over thc piecipice In ordinary  cycling costume, nccoiding to a writer in Pearson's Magazine Tho dark  object in the air is not a watei melon  but his hat���a Panama hat, which  has been blown oft by the broero  cieatcd by iho inp,d descent The  signoi csiaped with his life nnd  brought  Ins  wheel  safely    to  shore.  PICTUIIfS 3 A-9 a     - <  In the second picture tho samo gentlemnn: is a little lower in the. scale'.!  In Ihe third piiiurt of the group  Signoi Paiiiicnti, on tlio wluvl, is trying to see if ho enn reach bottom  sooner,;than his friend In tho striped  blar.or. It Is interesting to record  that he did. The fourth and: hist 1*  tho second installment of iho same  drama. . '.  Andrew CnmeKle.  In an articlo in .Leslie's Weekly  Harry Beardsloy thus describes' Andrew Carnegie . "A little, smiling,  white-haired'mnn,'unaffected' in ihnn-  ncr;.with nothing .whatever*;imposing  in his bearing, without what is con.  monly called a 'prosencoi' or, in ��>~  pressivo slant!, a 'front'���a man;;,-s��  diminutive thnt'lio is' conspicuous in  contrast with��� other, men and wom^n  surrounding him. Ho seems so sm"1!.  so gentle, and modest that you IpMc  in vain in his conduct at, that tini?  for some of tho forceful per90n.1I  tiaits which he has exercised tp  thrust himself ahead of [ those w'h  were ip the ra$e wjth hiin," TIIE INDEPENDENT.  SAITORDAT ". AUGUST 9, 1906  THE INDEPENDENT.  J.  PUBLISHED     WEEKLY   IN   THE  TJ31U"STS Ol'- THK .MASSES  IN  THE INDEPENDENT PRINTING COMPANY.      - '>  BASEMENT      Ob*      FLACK     BLOOK,  HASTINGS  BTR1CUT,   VANCOUVER, H. C.  SUBSCRIPTIONS  IN   ADVANCE.  A week, 5 cents; month, 15 cents; tliree  months, 33 cunts; Mix niontli��, 03 ccutx;  ono yeur, $1.26.  ENDORSED BY TUE TRADES AND  IjAl'OR COUNCIL,. THE VANCOUVER I-AUOK l'AUTY AND TIIE  13U1LD1NG TRADES COUNCIL.  Tbe Independent can always be had  at Galloway's book store, arcade.  SATURDAY AUGUST S, 1002  hub.JJle .Is loud In Ms praHses for the  judges at Victoria, who so patiently  tolcirated ihis story of hW.lt feels to  be an editor, or nobleness of character  or something else.   .  LICENSE COMMISSIONERS.  Just (previous to the last municipal  eleotions we took t'he stand ithat the  control of hotel licenses should be eliminated from the power of the city council altogether. That if it .were not for  the contending forces ot the temperance  and liquor ek-ments competent men  could be Induced to run for aldenn.'inic  honors. This w.-u, pooh-poohed at lihe  time. (But at la.st -Monday night's meeting of the city council the Roundness  of our contentlonS^-as approved by the  foot that a notice" of motion was give-n  to relieve the mayor of tlhe city of the  onerous duties of chairman of the  license lioai-d. This is a move in the  rlgiht direction, and -should be supported by every alderman on iLhe council.  The -whole board ot license commissioners should 'have full /power ito make  the regulations governing public  houses. The city council must be pureed of the ibiitter controversies of whiskey polit'lts, which are .too much akin  to rellgiio'lus arguments. T/hoi-e are men  on that boaid to-day, were itnot for  the stand alone Ihey took on the liquor  question, would not be elected. Consequently we take the view that the license board should be given Cull. jpovW  ers and,,pe heldlreslponeIble���tOll���tiIe���e"ec,;'  itors for'their actions.". This can! only  be done jjy electing three commissioners, the one polling the highest nmriber  of votes to be chairman, and let the  government appoint the other two as  usual.   As it ia now the powers vested  i Uhe license board are nothing If not  deal.   This  body  is ibut  a .pigeon-  : ale for   the council, as    it were.,  If  tlie board rwere separated from the city  lunoil altogether, the locul temperance  'luestion tlhe'n could be fought out to  a finish nt the ipolls, without injury to  the personnel rand make-up of the citv  council, whose ulutties in a. now erty are  varied and of vital concern to the progress of the community.  At last Monday night's meeting; of  the "My council a notice of motion was  Hlven to create a board bf police commissioners, and that n resident Judge  be one of thein. The daily press generally approves of this. This Is, ino.n  Important to the .wage-c-at'iilng classes,  nnd .savors too much of despotism to  lot the niiutter jkiss .without notice.  Our jud-gt's are appointed by the Jjo-  nvlnlon government. And of course it  would not llk<iy appoint, any one" a  Judge unless he was of the rlRht j-ollt-  ic-al kidney. We ilon't think t'liut Ihorc  Is a Judge in this province who would  be ,iccc\i)table to labor In rthls city .is  a police conniils-loiicr. Alrcudy Judges  arc Invested with too inuoh Jiovver,  whlifli should be curtailed considerably  by law, -without Increasing thait power  to local police affairs. We hold th-it  the piopei- course would be to have the  board of .police commissioners elected  ait regular .intervals -by the popular vole  of thc people.  CURRENT 0P1M0N--ALL SORTS.  TOO I.ONU./.  Young Win. MacAdams has-enough  literarv instinct to know thut in the sentence, dashed off by thoso liritish Columbia judges tliero wns too long un  interval between the opening and the  full stop.���Toronto Telegram.  WATEItW.WS  AN'D OTIIKIIWISE.  .MiniRtor Tarte wns the guest of Mackenzie and Mann in it trip over tho C.yN  U. last Saturday und .spent tt lew hours  in Winnipeg, tint does not appear to  liuvi- inquired into tlm strike and iii-  dtiMrialsitiinlioii. Tliisisuliltlestrange,  seeing tlint the t.'iiiuuliaii .Northern is a  Dominion milwny. ��� The minister says  In-i-. alihorbed in deep ��-iitorwiiyn, and  now I lie Yukon telegraphers havu rudely rung him up and disturbed his con-  temptations. Sometime, maybe, even  politicians will discover that the country  is peopled mostly with working men  and women whocreitte all visible wealth.  One cannot toll.���Winnipeg Voice.  AT LAST MONDAY NIGHTS COUN.  CIL.  Aid. I'rown arose and stated in a  diguillcd manner that It would be advisable to place "cans" at some of ttte  city's drinking places. (Probaibly he  meant tomaito cans.) They would he  useful to those who didn't drink something stronger.  Aid. McQueen���That's a very good  idea.  Aid. Foreman���I believe that matter  should be referred to the water committee.  Aid. Cook looked wise and said that  was a very imiportant question. At  present there was hardly a place outside of a saloon, where a'drink eoul-1  ibe go*.' "I -will move a motion to have  cups supplied."  Mayor Neelands���Let's sec! One-  two���tihrce���four. Four cupe are neel-  ed.      '  Aid. "foreman���I would favor getting  the cups if Uie chalrmiuf of the police  committee will guarantee that tbtt Police  will  look after them,  ���MUd'.' MpGulgan-^A special policeman  ?mlglit be ide'tafiedCto watch them. This  would ibe a good Job for some one. The  cups will cost as much as 20 cents.  After some more talk this mighty  question .was droppped by the mltey  alderman.  "Wanted���Anybody having four old  tomato cans to spare might clean 'em  lip toy rubbing off the labels and  smoothing down the edges, and present  them to the city fountains. And if the  council  were politely approached they  enough ofllces and p-ip given out to sat  We lemember when the hue and cry  a ifew years uso, during a provincial  campaign, used to be In this city more  than any other in thla province: "It's  time for' a change." "You must be  either in fa-vor of the opposition or 'be a  govdrnsuent/heeler." "Independents are  only'government -tools," etc. Thcnttit-'  ei-B in ,lhls city went luney ovef^the  opposition cry. At (political meetings  none l-.ut oppositionists were given n  hea-rlnc. In l.ict if you were not in the  opposition camp you were looked upon  as a scoundrel. Needless to nay the opposition got elected, and that celebrated  trio���Sc-mlin, Cotton and Martin���assumed Uie leins of power. There -wasn't  rillSIUI.N'AL I.II1F.L.  An indictment for conspiracy or comr  mitnicnt to jail for contempt of court  ha�� long been recognized ns a sort of  certificate ot" merit for a labor n��ittitor.  Prosecution for criminal libel is now  to be added to the list.���New York  Worker, ���  C. X. 11. STRIKE.  Tlie Winnipeg Voice prints the following: To workers everywhere���Self-respecting men everywhere, union or  none-union are hereby made aware tliat  a general strike exists on tho Canadian  Northern railway and in tlie interests of  the great cause of labor you are requested not to engage in its service. Tlie  Trades Council of Winnipeg, represent-'  ing nearly 3,000 organized men and  women, after watching the strike from  its inception, have declared tlie road unfair. Every device known to plutocratic  craft has been used to defeat tlie strikers;  the road is reduced almost to'helplessness and must soon make terms or go  out of business. We are contending  with a man who despises labor iu general and union labor in particular,. tin^  if h,j'c<juld would crush it into thu basest  Midsummer  ? deduction Sale  35c Gibbons for 20c   .  Just received, a manufacturer-!!  lot of tine Silk Ribbons, 4 inca  wide, In whllte, cream, sky, pink,  mauve, cardinal, nil, cerise, old  rose, pimple, emornld, royal blue  and blown; regular value 30c.  SALTS PRICE, 20c  Ladles' While Lawn Dressing  Jackets at Half Price  We have nilKiirt three dozen of  Ladles' Dressing Jackets, .which  we will clear out at half price.  They will Ibe lnlld out on -the front  tnble on ground floor.  Ladles' Dressing Jnokcts of fine  "Wtlilte Ltiwn, high and low neck,  empire style, Inoe embroidery ana  ribbon trimmed.  Children's7 White Pique  Coats Half Price  Children's "White Pique Coats,  Mother Hulbbard style, sailor collar, erribroldery trimmed; regular A  price, $3.75.     SIALE "?R"X"IB, fl.90  DRYSDALE'S  170   Cordova    St.,   Vancouver.  We reach wherever the malls  reach.  H,i-���.-4)4) �� ��� ��� ��� ��� ��� ������ ��� . t)9 * " ������  Ww.  might be induced  string -to tie thein  watering places.  to   furnish  to the said  some  public  "When "Billy' MacAdams, the bold,  bad edii'tor ifrom Sandon, came into our  editorial ipalace the other day, we Immediately iplnred one of our lyig morocco upholstered arm chairs.ut his disposal. "With "stuck" in hand -we ipollta-  ly started in to Intel view him on the  kind of weather���and watoi���they have  up in the gulch he halls from. He siii  that the -weather u,p thore was always  sultry���for "tourist" .pn'nters, as ivvel!  as king's representatives from the  ���coast~_A"s~to_water," he-refenred~u"s-to  the oqua-viitae vendors. Brer. MuiuAdams  looked fine and ,pi-osperous, and he told  us in confidence that he would ride all  t'he way back 'to his own town' in a  ivarmlshed car. To hear him talk you'd  think Sandon was destined to be a  igreat city���In fact a sort of piovinclil  <�������������-���������������������������� ����������������������������������������������'  t  s you are in  toe wood enough to ask us to dhow, you the  Patent "Self-Closing"  snbierviency.   If unionists, we itBk you  T\i&/'KvhC-P^\rmlna''on ��$&","��� ty�� ��*#$&" a,ul '���dvl!rtiBl!   tlie    "I'P***  inade by ���Winnipeg to your council."  If  non-unionists^)dotJ(t become' scabs by,  working for Mtifkctmie, the most avowed  and bitterest foe of labor in the Dominion.  Premier ltoblin lias made the misolij  cite 1 statement that the weekly reports  of the earnings of the C. N. It. company  showed a decrease of about two-thirds  sine j the inception of the strike; also  tint, it was useless to deny tlutt-thg  road was doing very little business, that  its track and roll ing< stock were - in yery  bad shape, tuiij thgjwholo system i'n a  giueially demoralized condition.  ,"-'yi.   -���--,   " SOCUUSM.  To the Editor of The Indui-khdhst.  Sir,���Apropos of yonr editorial anont  iny query respecting a certain Socialist  newspaper's criticism of the lirstish  govermont and the Hoers, I would like  to say that 1 am liritish to the core, not  merely in name or sentiment, but in  national life; secondly, I am a Socialist,  and belong to the Socialist party, which  is afliliatcd with all the Socialist parties  throughout the civilized world. We are  banded together in a class-com-cious,  political body for the purpose of going  to tlie polls, taking over the reins.of  govern umt, and running the country  in tlie interests of the wealth-producer,  tlie worker, the "under dog," whether he  works with his brain or liis brawn. The  charge laid at the Socialst's door that lie  is a traitor nnd disloyal, is not true. I Ie  is thu most intensely loyal, patrotic  citizen, since lie has the very best  interetts of the-country in which be  lives, nt heart. I have heard it slid  that His .Majesty, King Edward VII., is a  Socialist, that he is in entire sympathy  with any movement calculated to better  tho condition of-peoplu;-wheruVur-EUch  means am required. I believe onr ICing  is a jolty good fellow, a gentleman, and  a man, "far from tliuinaddcningcrowd,"  lie certainly ie in a position to mako a  special study of tlie social conditions of  his poopleB in every portion of his vast  Empire. It is evident that tlie editor  of the Appeal to l.easou has been cooped  up all liis lifo within tliu narrow confines  of "free America," and what lie need* is  a little travel to other lands, for travel,  it lm* been said, is the groat educator.  Sociiilinin is Mich a big subject, thai. I  will not trespass upon your t-pace in a  k-n^lliy uffiicion tlii-reon; suffice it to  Miy that political Socialism is summed  up in thih one, sentence "l'rodiu-tion  for ui-e instead of for prolit."  Koci.imVt.  Victoria, B. 0., Aug. 7, 1IHJ2.  isfy the mob, and at the very flrst op  poi'tunlty the people kicked them out  of ofllee on the same old chestnut appeal "it's lime for a change," ��y  the      other       fellows. And      they  are ^;till out. Now in oeitain quaiters  similar tactics are being resorted to,  and the rallying icry -is, "If you are  not for socialism, you are for capitalism." Until thc body politic know exactly-what socialism means, it were folly for them to vote for it, ami go mad  over something they knew nothing  about. Did they understand Us  pilnoiplcs no doubt tliey would give it  a trial. The .platfeim of thc Brogres-  siveTiii-ty_is~.praetlcal onougirfor~]>ie^  em needs.  II may ibe that man is allowed the  '"pursuit" of happiness, but the "pursuit" Is albout all he is -allowed in a  great many instances, says an exchange.  IN  We'll be glad to show ithem meiely to gratify curiosity.  Even ilf you do not want one, you will ibe ao Impressed (with them  tliat you'll be sure to ,tell about them to your friends.  Will you do us the favor of m look?  <���  9  Tbe Jeweler and  Diamond  Merchant  COR. GRANVILLE AND HASTINGS STREETS.  >�������������������,���������������������<�� �����<>��������'�����������������������������  In 18M almost the entire population ol New  York lived below Kotty-scconil street. There  wen- no towering skyscrapers, no great offlce-  buildinga, no handsome hotels as thero arc  now. Three and four-story buildings were thc  rule. Now, perhaps, more people livo above  Forty-second streot than In 1S9S occupied the  entire city.  An interesting episode took place recently at  Colchester, England, where an Inquest was  held on some 10,000 silver coins which were  dug up during the rebuilding of the London  and County Bank. It ls the duty of the tinder  of any treasure trove to report to tbe coroner,  who, by an old statue ot Edward I., is directed  " to inquire ot tbe treasure that is found, who  the tinders were, and likewise who is suspected  thereof." The coins were heaped upon a table  ln front of the Jury, who, after an hour's Inquiry  found they wcre>trea��ur�� trove, and asked the  coroner to make representations to tbe erown  on behalf of the local museum. The coins  wcrp then claimed by the police on behalf of  thc crown.  '- The final summary of the Irish ccnpusTeturnB  show that during hall a century moro than  S.OOO.COO persons have Imigrated from' Ireland,  and that P0 per cent, of them liave.f one to tho  United States. .-,   ..|��� ��� .,,(/.  ,, According to figures credited to "'resident  Mitchell the 160,000 striking miuors have dependent upon thom'Vio.fiOO persons, so tbat  nearly 900,000 persons must depend on thc strike  imul of fWO.OOO a week. Of the original ttrikere  tome BO.OOO have obtained work cUewhcro, but,  even if they can provide for themselves and  their dependents, nearly GOO.OOO arc awaiting  aid by the strike fund.  All (ierniKny was attonlshed a few inonth-<ago  on hearing the news lhat the German edition  of thc Count Tolstoy's works had been confiscated by the authorities. The reason for this  step was that tbe edition includes a translation  of Tolstoy's laiiious leply to his ex-communication by the HussliTn holy synod and thc  public prosecutor linds that several passages  in this reply arc directly blasphemous. The  reply, It may be noted, circulates, frec-ly imn  In Itussia. Recently the Herman publlbberand  trutibliitor api>ciircd before the criuinal cuurt  nt beipsig clmrgcd with 'circulatingblasphemous literature and holding a religious bodj up  to disrepute, file court acquitted both defendants and ordered the books containingTolstoj'g  letter to be restored It isstatcd, however,that  the public pros2CUtor intends to appeal against  thc verdict  If you wnnt a really good : article try one of this  celebrated make.  CHAS. L TISDALL, 527 Hastings St  :: Easily...  Lengthened  tf*y&&&4}4P4>*y4P ���������������������������������������O0^^ 9ay^aye^ayay  ABSOLUTS  OOMPRBHBN8rV~~)  FAITHFUL  GHNUINB  INEXPENSIVE  FROFITtABLB  RELIABLE  SAFE  SURE  TRUSTWORfTH'T  Of what other investment than Life Insurance can all these adjectives be aa truVMfullly descriptive! Any one or two place a security in a hlgrh claast; all combined make it noteworthy. Many  more mfgtit Justly 'be appllsd to Lite Insurance���THE investment of  the age.  UNION MUTUAL POLICIES are every whit la line In profcres-  slvenees, values and privileges���contracts that not only aim to  protect Ibut realty do in the minutest particulars. All facts cheerfully furnished free.  Union Mutual Life InsuranceCo  PORTLAND, MAINE. Incorporated 1848.  Call or writo for particulars and plans,,,.,  Head Office : 419 Hastings St. W., Vancouver, B.C.  J. E. EVANS, Provincial Manager.  i >  i i  i i  i ���  i'  n  <>  n-  i>  it  U"  <���  ::  emoval Sale.  This Is a week for Spedlal Clothing B argalns. Wo have laid out a table of  MEN'S SUITS in all sizes, from 3fi to 4$, about 75 ln all. Former prices. ttO to  $16; your choice for $7.50.  Also a line of Youths' Suits, sizes 32 to 35. Former prices, $5.60 to flli yonr  choice for H00.  Also a Une of Boys' Three-Piece Suit s, with short pants, sizes 28 to 33. Former prices, W.60 to *6: your choice Or H.  . AVe have still left Borne of thoso Children's two and'thrcc-plcce Suits, op to ���  years of age, at S2.  . ' Atl cither goods,-with the exception of White Shirts and Collars reduced 2��  PER. CENT. ���!   . .        /-.      ,  :CtUU-*.'<* ft- j&T��W ART,"  Telephone 702.  -lfiO Cordova Street.  i m line  WllKltlC IIAI.I'OUK MVES  Mr' linliour afiemlH from three lo (our mh'mIIi-  out ol thu twelve nt Wbltlingouaiuc In Si:oil>iinl  Tho liuildiiig Ik roomy und Imn iiliniu tin-  npRrtmcnu, vomu of iiliich nn- lmi;i> ��n-i  lmudsoino. Tho library, which riuiH nluui: i,n>  nl'loof the liouic, in, with its long rou <i( t>��� 11  window* mid solid plll'irb. iiarticiiliirlt- Imn. ���  gome. It is nell storked with worts nf hl-lm v  philosophy, religion, and ^eneml lilernttiri,  undent und modern. Some of the old bimlin^  Are especially line.       ,  lMI'KKUL DEFENCE.  An old country l>H|iei mjs tlmt R > fur as'a  contribution towards Imperiul defence kocb,  tuiitCireRt Britain may whittle for aid from  the "patriotic" colonics. The cubo of Australia  Ih put in thin way hy Australians themselves:  Suppose Britain ib licked, badly licked, by  a sudden attack���and ivery nation is badly  licked] toino clay. The victor will requlie a  cession of torritory-and the territory required  may be Australia. We may >ie huuded over like  sheep to I-ranee or Germany ur ltussiu.', Then  wo^jnuy rely on our own forces to resist i he  cession. Au Australian navy would make a  resistance. A subsidized British inivy would  bo;bound by thc terms uf tbe treaty and would  have to turu against us the very guns ue paid  for to enforce the surrender. And thai n. one  good reason w'by we should bave our own navy  ���not paid for out of loans, but out of taxation,  aH tbe British navy ls."  SALISBURY ANECDOTE.''  Lord 'Salisbury's attitude towards temperance  is revealed bv a correspondent of tbe Daily  Kewb. One of thc clergy in the neighborhood  of llalfield, who was an enthusiastic advocate  of local veto, one day tried tu awake his noble  neighbour to tbe Brave Importance ol tho  liquor .luestiou. Loid Salisbury listened witb  his usual cuurti-M-y, but the clergyman felt that  he had made no impression. "Vour lorilshlp,"  ho urged,"would at lea.st admit that an undue  multiplication of public houses In a place is an  inducement, tu excessive drinking." "Keally,1'  said f,i>id Salisbury. "I am vxlremely sorry lo  uusyuipat letic, _uiu 1 <annot umdit iven  thai. In this house���lliitflel.I��� there are foity  bed-rooms, but I never fell morn inclined lu gu  to klwp Here than anywhere else."  A.MAI GA.MATKI1 KNGI.NKK Ito.  - i  Tne ieport ol Ihu Amalgamated Sui-lety of  Engineers slates tliat llie iiumtier of meiuin-is  onoiil-iil-WDik allowance has Increased from  .-l,S��i) to ll.tl.M, but the number on sick benefit  lias, however, fallen from -.110 to 1,117.1. The  number of members Is now 01,131, or an increase  of 121 during thu month of .July. . Willi regard  to the I Dublin strike, the report r stales an  advanre has been conceded by 'the contract  firms, but not by Iho railway shops, who have  imported some "fieo labor" from other towns.'  The strikers, supported by the Society, arc  holding out firmly. lly a vote of U,li50 to am,  the members of the boi-lcty have decided tb  continue tholr subscription to thc lockcd-out  I'cnrliyn quarrymen.  Arlveitibc In The Independent.  Prom Their Nanalmo, bouthfleld and  Protection Island lolUeriea,  Steam, tos  and  House Coal  Ol the Following Grades:  Doubk Bcreened X*ump,  , i  ( Run of the Mine,    ���  Washed Nut and  ScreeoUia��.  SAHOBL M. ROBINS, Superintendent.  KVANS, COUJMAN & EVANS, Agents.  , i' -Vancouver City, B. C.  uud  PACIFIC  World's  Scenic  Route  LOWEST RATES. BEST SERVICE  ,lm|>erial Limited   ___  90 Hours to 'Montreal���Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.  Transcontinental     Passenger   Train  leaves dally at 14 o'clock.  Seattle and Whatcom Express leaves  dally at 9.0D o'clock. ' . '  EMPRESS OP INDIA JULY.28  TAillT-AJt   .AUGUST 4  WMPF.E5SB OF JAIFAIN  ;': 'AHJOUST 18  SAILINGS    FOR    HONOLULU   AND  'AUSTRALIA.  MOANA-1 JULY 25  MIOWBRA AUGUST 22  And every four weeks thereafter.  For full' particulars as to time, rates,  etc., apply to  & J. COYLB, JAS. SCLATETR;  A. G. P. A. Ticket Agent,  Vancouver, B. C    428 Hastings St  Vancouver, B.C.  THERE IS  of Fire or Injury to  Health whenyouuse  ��� the'" "' ��� r  ' "  The   price   is now  such that almost everybody can afford it.  Once   used, always ���  used.   Apply at Of- '  fice of  .[iill  LTD.  Cor. Carrall and Hastings  I    Streets.  Importers ��nd  Vc'\Urs>  UOllli AVE.   'PI10M. 7s:;.  soli-: ACJKVTS.  .I^,tfr,-a--f"-���r���,yifa��� ;SIATIUIU>AY .. ., 'AUGUSTS, 1902
THE INDEPENDENT.
. It A. URQUIIAIIT^
Hardware,  Stoves,   Ranges,   Etc,
35  Hasting* Street  East.  - ,
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Union Hade
oofs and $hoes
GO TO
R. MILLS, The Shoe Man.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR.
•CLBRTKS AiND TME UNION LABBI.
.To thc Editor of Thk Indbfkkdint:
Slr.^-As the card system Jn dt/3 various
,paiascs has been af lalte very prominent
In, Vancouver, Pa-esldeot Lamrick, of
,the "Vancouver Trades and -Labor Coun-
,ctl, making: special references to It, I
havo ibeen very,, mucin Interested in lt.
For some Mine I haive been taking; m
a few stores ln the 'town aiid' have read
a great deal nlbout asking for union
labels on goods and asking: tor' the
• -clerks' card .^ptflc^^purchasinB. Now
my experience Js -t'hat"unlon-made goods
ane never presented -by union'/ clerks
until asked for. is this fair? I contend that ithe duty'of union clerks ils to
jpusfli union label goods iirst and explain -when he -places them before you
.that ithey are-fair labor-goods. Also
I wlah to ask Is It flair Wiat a person
should toe' compelled to ask for Hair
made goods'when a store'displays a
union clerks' card. I notice they ar3
not particularly prominent, but they
are there If you have good prying eyes
to see them or enthusiasm enough to
ask for them. In /my estimation, the
union cler<k as a general rule is a sort
of weak-kneed Individual, W forfeit?,
as lt .were. He (parades his union only
when '"as_cc& audi I. ipresumkfhe makes
as much ot-every occasion" to his employer as possible fpr ;hl^ Own ne^•son^I
benefit. The union made goods have a
seleot, place to themselves—left to be
.oalted Don ."The, (Merits, when asked for
goods, .place  the 'general stock before
;you   with, no. particular   words   as to
-   \t it un (    , >   „, »*-.--
meilt or demerit; ibut If you are enthusiastic .-emfugM flit'Ithe<5W«"£OTe of
your fellow woikers to ask for^nlon
-made goods he Innnedi'ately gets them
and pretends to be enthusiastic too.
Now, the may I readi this is that a
man who believes hi Is right, and has
a pilnctple to buck It, ls willing to pay
a little extra for It.- But look at the
unfair posit/ion - of the' goods. They
llrst Arid out the man and they figure
that, as he wants, fair goods and Is
«oIng to haive them, they can clap on
extra promt,/as I am. sure It>must be,
because it you go in to purchase --without first asking for the card, and aft;r
being shown s.6m« goods 'ask for the
label, the difference Is alarming, i.'oi
Uie pi ice inmiediut3ly jumps up to, I
behe\e. one bundled per cent. Now
the to t ti p oducuon c-nn scaicely be
' I '-il
'.o n.ich moie,  thereforp, J claim they
cliMi?e you txtra foi- asking foi these
goods. - Furthermore, why should I as
a wo'ikingman ask for the clerks' cai-1.
There never lias> b»en, on the pnit of
derks—theie may be, however, in th;
tutuie—any bond of sympathy between
these two classes. Clenks are generally   nowadays   sons    of    hard-iwoi-klng
men,   who  have grown    disgusted  or
tired of work, very often ashamed to
ow n their ow n parents around the farm
or workshop, and have   decided"  that
manual,laibor Is low and degrading and
Imagine they are made of Some superior kind of clay, ana t'hat It ts more
honoralble to belong   to the   business
class and easier and more gentlemanly
to live iby robbing the so-called Ignorant -working man,  a!nd' be  trying  to
gull him all the time, smile on him In
the store, and snub him In all pulbllc
Places.   I am not going to ask, undsr
the present   circumstances,    f0r   any
clerk's card.   I w 111 look after the goods
myself and  the clerfe who offers me
others can keep all he has In the store.
I want the union Jabel on the goods
that represents labor, and I am not
going to tpay a premium for asking for
It.   I, haive never yet know n or heard
of'a clerk ndtifying his employer cha,t
he -was employing an unfair workman
in his stole doing repairs or alterations
or even to bother his (head about <t.
Does he care who Ibullds or  who  repairs his house?   They have'been the
greatest upholdeis and friends of the
yellow plague .in this, city'In' the 'p^it'.
and now they -howl because the suhi"
does pot wog^QHtl i^lght. ,Altogether
the rfySfem the}r*<VifiU <he likes of me to
adopt is too onesided J yhen they show
or piovo to m'e othei™Ise I..will be
pleased to emange my views. I,am
quite awaie their enipldyei-s are between the devil and the deep sea at
•present and will life more'so; In !the
shape'bf trusts a'nd banks.' Hence'the
union'and thejj may realize'In time
ithat they aie aftei all iworkingmen.
and slaves a^.that. Then won't, piide
tajve a .fall.' ' •' "'^''UNIONIST.
Pan view, Vancouver, -Aug.,", 1002.
SATjJCAGtTNfDI. >
"If an eaithquake "were .'to .engulf
England to-morrow, the. / stu vivors
would manage to meet and dine somewhere among the rubbish, just to cele-
biate the event."—Douglas Jen old.    -
"When you'ie a married man, Sam:-
vel, you'll umleistand a good- many
things as you. don't understand now;
but vethei- it's worth while going
thiough so'imieh to learn so'little, 33
the chaiity boy said,ven he got to the
end< of the alphabet, is a matter o'
taste. I raytlier think it isn't."—"pick-
wick."
"This ls a \ciy impartiial countiy for
justice," said Sam. ' There am't .i
maglstiate going as don't commit ■ hls-
self twice as often as he commits other
. eoDlo."—-Dlekens.      .       j •   -'    "   '
JOHN BURNS AND HIS MUNICIPAL
MECCA.
If the Mime of "Battersea" has become a synonym for daring departures,
no lets has that of John Burns become
a synonym for Battersea. The famous laibor member for parliament is
too well known to need nn Introduction.
Besides representing Battersea at
Westminster, Mr. Burns Is Its London
spokesman on the London city council,
ami he has been responsible, personally,
for a good deal of the borough's bplrlt
of experiment. The energetic agitator,was glad to talk about the dlfterent
rrojects he has helped to launch. "I
wnnt to speak about our municipal entertainments 'first," he began. "You
know how the London Counail provides
Free Concerts
every s.-itut day end Sunday during the
cummer In the parks, and here In Battersea we made up our minds to find
something to serve as a substitute of
those concerts during the winter, and
found it in the municipal organ, choir
or orchestia.    The concerts are given
eveiy Tuesday, and on church festivals
we have sacred concerts—'the Messiah'
and other oratorios.   And the music Is
good; in fact I sometimes am afraid
thai It is too good and that the flrst
thing we know the 'West End' will discover it and we ehall be smothered by
the carriage folk-     *he concerts are
simply an expression of the
Advanced Thought
that has been slowly manifesting. itseK
ln Battersea for at least 20 years.   It
was small at flrst, but, like Topsy, it
has 'growed', and the organ recitals and
concerts have with our   people largely-
taken  the place of   the music halls,
which have become cheap and vulgar.
Then," continued Mr. Burns, "we went
to work to make some provision for
our boys, and decided to open a recreation room for ourembryonlctoughs and
potential riflians, where we could divert
unimallsm, which is simply manhood
gone1 astray, into   the right channels.
You've heard of our public baths? Well
about a year ago we conceived the Idea
of covering our largest swimming tank
during the winter and ^ -
Making a Gymnasium
Biggest Circus in the World Exhibits at Vancouver, .Aug. 23
THE GREATEST
SHOW
«   Ask Your Dealer for    •
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• Overall Clothing &
• Comprising: Denim Pants, Over- 2.
• alls,,, Smocks, j and  woiking shlits «»
<fp, of every description. •
.©The-" Miner" |
«»     A fine line of Ovei nils, Jumpers, ■?
•**  :iml Smocks in 8 and !) oz. goods; _
• specially constructed for nilncis.      •
'• The "Engineer"• ,•        ' •
Some time ago the secretary, 0f the
Uii'ited States navj issued an order lhat
ofllceis should not'peimit their wives
to reside at the foreign .stations to
which they themselves -were attached.
The ordei was promptly rescinded up
on the receipt'by the s,euct.ny ot the
following Horn    Commodore ,  In
command of tne Asilatle squndion.
"Ii becomes my painful dutj   to re-
poit th.it my -wife, Ellz.1  , has, in
disobedience to'my oideis and In the
face of legul.itlons-of the depai tment,
taken up her residence on the nation
and peiMstenlj ictuses to leave."
mm Smocks   for   engineers   and- me-
'~~~ clmnlcB
n Every garment bears the.'.Unlon
*» Label.
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Matorlal and workmanship guar- ?
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WltNlPEO, MAN.
■ '.'Poo, mnn1" said the lady vlsltoi, »•!-
dressing one of the Inmates of tl,r insane asylum, 'don't you often i'ei-1 veiy
sail to be shut up here?" "Oh, no,"
t,lio pntlent answered. "The linutlcs
who come to look(nt us are Roneially
veiy amusing."—lit.
Mf. Newbrldc—Heie, poor ninn, are
some biscuits l made myself. Weary
Wllhe—Spiry, lndy. I dussont eat 'cm;
The cop would pinch me for carrying
concealed weapons.—Indianapolis News.
,- '  i       ..'i-i
MAKE A MOTION AT THE NEXT
MEETING OF YOUR UNION TO-IN-
STRUCT THE SECRTARY TO COMMUNICATE THE NEWS CONOERN-
I ING YOUR CRAFT TO THE INDB-
•8»Oo«»SeS»©o©«©»©»®«® I PENDENT.
ot the gre^t room.    We   equipped it
thoroughly! and/ engaged an experienced
tiamer to take charge o£ things, and
opened it' to 'trie- boys' of Battersea,
making the price o'tjaqpjlssion a penny.
x\"e got boys by the, thousands, and
by  the  end  of  our  fust season their
pennies     had     made     up     a    sum
sufficient        to       pay    '   for        the
.entire equipment.     In the beginning,
/we bought three pairs ot rubber-soled
shoes, the use of which we Included In
the pilee of admission,, and'since the
opening we have   lost ..just   one pair.
That's a lower percentage of'loss than
applies  to  umbrella?   at  Mailborough
House or at the,Carlton Club. • 'And
so! down there'every night you'll see
•Toitf'ferow'rf'find 'Jim' Smitli sparimg.'f
Mi. Burns, who ls
An Amateur Boxer
oC repute, iere put himself in Uie ap-
pioved attitude and made a few passes
to show what he meant—"draw ing a
little -Mod out of each other's noses Instead of ringing clergymen's door-bells
or 'knocking some asthmatic old gentleman about. j
' "One Satuiday night, when we were
hure of a stiong attendance; we invited the inspector of police to come In.
He e.ime with a good deal of ouiloslty
and looked at the scene lor a long time
without expressing an opinion; then
diawled out, 'Some one's missed tliat
lot fiom somewhere.' So,"- continued
Hi. Bums, ' we made a few- wt-11-ohos-
ei> lemurks about his occupation gone
and the desli ability of his becoming a
shoemaker or a carpenter, and wished
lnm
A Cheery Good Night.
We've now added a 'game loom,' and
uu- thinking of putting In a billl.ud
lahle for tlio men n.s well." f "Ami
what di earns have you for the future'''
"Vou ouj.ht to be able to make a piettj
good guess by looking over the }ast report of the council. We have a llbrai y
Houi which we lent In the last two
>'enis 350,000 volumes; we have two
liatlis and a wash-house, a polytechnic
w Ith 1,000 students, nnd a gymnasium
.mil recreation loom. XVe lmve a poor-
hotue, where old couples can live together In a -comfoi table mom just as if
they weie In theli owii'hoines XVe do
oui muii public woik, besides making:
out own electilelty, hu\o an elghl-hour
uuy, und pay tiade union wages. Battel sea is a political, socinl and municipal l.itooiatoiy, where experiments ate
made with, pet-Imps, a little more flowliness than is obtainable anywhere else,
—Montreal Star. .
BATTY'S SEVEN COMEDY BEAR ACTORSi
60, AERISLISTS „ l-«^^^^-«
■ TH©  HOE,S"X>:"WrA"X~  TRIO.
%Pt» DUMITRESCU TROUPE ^rafeStT
THE DUNBARS and the BANVARDS.
6O. ACR0BATS     IN 0NEN",5g?iF,CENT
Headed, liy THE GREAT NELSON FAMILY.
3G > GREAT RIDERS &!Mi'l< *"• £•**•« enm at fu«
12 MENAGE RIDERS  Of IHTEIUIAflONAL "tE^OWH.
BIG NEW sSgr PARADE m 30 SECTIONS K 5«
ONE 50c TICKET ADMITS TO EVERYTHING.
'■'"   '   Children, Under 12 Years, Holf Price.
TWO COMPLETE EXHIBITIONS DAILY.
At 2 and 8 P. M.      Doors Open One Hour Earlier.
SPECIAL  POPULAR CHEAP  EXCURSIONS ON ALL  RAILROADS.
i'l>l   .11"!
DB^Eeserved numbered seats and,admissions -show-.-day-^at  the ■McDowell,-Atkins,-1* "
j     Watson Co.'s Drug Store, [corner  Hastings'•■ and*"Homer Streets.   -.Unlike   otheV."'
',    hhows, prices at  downtown "office  are'exactly  the   same   as charged at .regular.','
',; ticket wagons on show grounds. , ' ''''„>",
Union Directory.
THE VANCOUVER TRADES AND
Labor Council meets first and third
Thursday ln each month, at 7:M p. m.
President, W. J. lamrick; vlce-prestdent,
F. J. Russell; secretary, T. H Cross; financial secrotary, J. T. Lilley; treasurer,
C. Crowder; sergeant-at-arms, C. J.
Salter; statistician, J. H. Browne.
BUILDERS' LABORERS FEDERAL
Union, No. 32, Vancouver—Meets every
Thursday evening at !> o'clock, ln room
No.,1, Union hall. President, Fred Collins,; secretary, G. Pa\no, 5.S" Gore avenue; delegates to Building Trades Council. G  Payne and Jolm.Sully.
P. O. BOX 29f.
'PHONE m. /(k
JOURNEYMEN BARBERS' INTERNATIONAL UNION, No. 120—President, G.
XV. Isaacs: vice-president, Fred Haw;
corresponding-financial secretary, J A.
Stewart, BI Cordova St ; recorder, C. D
Morgan; treasurer, E. Morgan; guide, A.
H. Legatt; guardian, G. Bowers; delegates to T. & L Council- G XV. Isaacs
.mil Fred. Haw. Meets iirst and third
Wednesdays of each month / ln Union
Hall.
WAITERS AND WAITRESSOS UNION,
Local No. 2S President, Charles Ovcr,
vlco-presldcnt, A N. Herrlnston; secre-
lary-tieasurer, J H. Perkins.. Meeting
overy Filday evening at S30 o'clock ln
Union Hall, corner Homer nnd Dunsmulr
streets " '     '        '
- w. j. McMillan & Co., v
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>  *  ■   • Wholesale -Agents for • <•:    ■
TUCKET CIGAR CO. U^SIION LABEL QGARS
'Brandai
MONOGKA.M, " -MARGUERITA, BOCQDET.
> OlMt M'KCIAL,. . EL JDSTILLO,
EL CONDOR, SARANT'ZADOS,      „ ,SUU1LLEK,
  '*^      f     '
Coruer Alexaurior Ptreet aud Columbia Aveuuu, Vnncouvcr, B t'.   -'
pmgOTrararJgH,aaffa^
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TEXADA MINERS' UNION. No. Ul, W
F. M , meets every Saturday at 7 30 p
m.i 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. ,
VANCOUVER TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION, No. 220, meet-, the fourth Moiulm
in each month at Union Ilall. President.
C S Campbell; vice-president, W. J McKay: secretary, s J Gothnrd; P. o Box
00, tieaaurer, Geo Wilby, sergeuiit-at-
uims, A F. Arnold; executive committee, F. XV. Towler, G. E Pierrot t. W
Bifind, Robt. Todd, delegates, to Ti.idcb
and Labor Council, XV. Brand, S J. Gotli-
anl. F.  XV.  Fouler.
STREET RAILWAY MEN'S UNION-
Meets second and fourth Wcdnesdnt ol
each month, in Sutherland Hull, corner
Westminster Avenue and Hustings street
at 8 pm. President. II. A McDonald,
vlco-presldent, John Gardiner; secretary,
A. G. Terry; treasurer. H. Vandcrwalker;
conductor, Geo. Lenfesty; wallien, U.
Smith; sentinel, J. Dubberley; delegatei
to Trades and I-ibor Council: H. A. McDonald, J. C. Barton. C. Bennett, Robt
Brunt and A. Cl. Pcrrj.          	
When you want to hire a, nr*t-clas»
horse and buggy, go to tbe Palace
livery (tables.  Telephone 126,
)
Pay up your subscription to the Independent, ilt does not cost you much
and you should not hesitate about giving your support readily to a labor paper.
UNITED BROTHERHOOD OF C'AH-
PBNTl-JRS anil Jolneis-Mt-ets every
second und fouith Wcilm-mlny In Union
hull, room No 2 President, A. E. Coffin:
vice-president, Joseph DKon: reeoiillnt!
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Presldent, Geo Cowling; vice-president,
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>-> Old Trinity bail Just tolletl tlio hour  of 2 -when John Paine alighted from a  Broadway ear at "Wnll street Walking  slowly down the "hill of millions" to  .William street, bo entered tlio counting  rooms of Charles Palms & Co., bankers and brokers, and passed quickly  through the main olUces to the private  room of the senior mender of the Unn.  Fnluo was private secretary to  Charles Palms, the Wall street financier and millionaire. Ho had been ln  tho Arm's employ for fifteen years aud  , had worked his wuy from olllco boy at  ?3 a week to private secretary at $3,000  per year.  let us ho sat In tho luxuriously fitted  office he was not the happy hearted,  "lucky dog" his associates deemed him,  for ho was in love���aud ho told himself  hopelessly���with -beautiful Margaret  Palms, daughter and solo heiress of his  employer. It was hardly possible that  the millionaire would accept his secretary as his son-in-law, even If Margaret��� Jack Table's heart beat faster at  the thought���did sho love him?  Ho knew the bunker's dread that  some man would marry.his daughter  for her money. Ho had told him in  their confidential relations that no man'  should ever pay court to Margaret un-;  less he'could prove his ability tb'.sup-  port her unaided "-In the fashion to  which she had been accustomed. The  old man had evidently no suspicion of  the romance that had- been going on  uudcr his vory eyes.  It had all taken place during the last  six weeks, while Mr. Palms was con:  fined to his home on Fifth avenue with  a fractured kuee. His secretary  brought lilm every noon whatever papers demanded his personal -attention  and received further-instructions. ���..':���' ;���'.'  During these'daily.visits Jack found  himself fast succumbing to the young,  girl's charms.:: The more he struggled  the deeper ho became engulfed Iu the  nil absorbing passion. Margaret, too,  had given him to-understand, as only n  .woman can, that she carcd;for him; yet  ho dared not speak. To gain the covet-1  ed prize he must first convlnce.her father of his financial capabilities.-'-- -  This seemed Impossible, for all that  he possessed In tho world beyond his  salary were a few acres of nonproductive Pennsylvania land; .which' he ha:d  purchased several "years before during,  the oil boom. ���--���'���-x;.-'  Ho recalled all this with "a'El'gh.'Thpri'  his facefliishcd wlthnewborhihope 'as  and then to '200 per share amid great  excitement, which Increased to frenzy  when It became known that Palms'  private secretary was actively enguged  lu the deal. At 1 o'clock Last Chance  stood ut 300.  Bonding over the ticker ln the private  office of Palms & Co. with stern and  haggard face stood Jack Paine, nervously running the tape through his  fingers. It seemed to say to him over  and over again, with Its r-r-r-r, tl-tick,  tl-tk-k, tick:  "Last Chance Is up, up, up!" until  Last Chance sold at 350.  lie stood for a moment as If dazed  by the sudden fortune that wob now  his, and then ns he thought of Margaret ho flew to tho outer olllce, already  crowded with excited brokers. lie  would close his deoli. No; thero was  only an hour more beforo the exchange  closed. He would wait till morning.  Ills fortune nilgiit then ho doubled, for  the syndicate had undoubtedly ncted  by this time.  He ordered a linnsom. He must carry the news to Mnrgurct.  While waiting he received the congratulations of his friends. Already he  heard himself called a Napoleon of  finance. The hansom arrived. He ran  to the Inner olllco for his hat. R-r-r, title!:, tl-tick, tick. He would take one  more look before going. What was that  ho saw?  .."Last Chance 270!"  No; it could not be. His eyes had deceived him-r-r-r-r, tl-tlck, tl-tick, tick  -L. C. 230!  Cold perspiration stood on his foro-  head. Again that ominous ticking,  again and ngain, and down, down,  down went Last Chanco uutll with  scarcely a rally It broke to 75.  He stood by the ticker fascinated,  and ns the tape ran through his nerveless fingers he felt his fortune slipping  through his grasp���tl-tick, tl-tlck, tick.  , L. C. 00! A deadly faiutuess seized  ihim. L. C. 20! Mo gaspod for breath.  .One moro point against him and he  was a ruined man.    -  R-r-r-r, .tl-tick, tick���L. O. 19-and  the clock struck 3.  ',. "Margaret, my lovo," he cried wildly, "I have lost you!"  : i"Jaek," cried a sweet voice In his car,  "you have been dreamingl"  ���rv.lt was Margaret, nnd. the next moment he was telling her of his unpleasant dreams.  '."I-am glad that I was the one to  wake you," sho whispered. "It ought  to be n good omen. Papa wanted some  papers from tho bank, and ns I had  some errands - ln' the neighborhood' I  volunteered to got them."  ;. At this Inopportune moment a mes-.  seuger boy entored.   ���- ' ���   ,   ,  "A telegram, sir." '   s  : Jack tore It open and read:    '    ,  ���.Via oro authorized to offer $S00,O0O for-your  ronnsjhanla property.   Who answer.  '���-?,' ., ' .COLDUIRK & MoitdAN.  '.;, Ho forgot thc waiting boy as he  caught the girl Ih his arms, crying: -,; -  ."'.'!)V(- have struck oil!"    ,,,.,,-.  The Coming  Of the King  *?0KOH0HOdoK0!��*,O*0!XOH0*OBtOJJ  ,1  o  o  *  o  By Clinton DangerfleW *    :' .: A  Copyright, 1001, ">y 2  Clinton Danserfleld     ��  i'ono'4ouc*��ovsoicrto"4ono*<��o*ao*ao*��  When Jack Hanlivi tit last succeeded  In filing his prison burs aiid dropping  out of his window Into the kindly  shadows of the nl:;ht. his heart was  aglow with exultation. Ho determined  to work.his way south and bury him-  self there from tlio eyes of the law. In  the bygone years when he had termed  himself a gentleman, Iiel'oto the lures  of Wall street ha.l tciupttd hlr.i Into  the use of otlier people')) money, lie had  won :i wager of tl thi>ii-*aud dollars by  ct'iwslug the wlioiu i-or.ntry with not a  ceat ln hN pjekct. ami it seemed to  h!::i now lint he could easily do so  nraln.  Hut lie ronn found that tho man who  must evade mid euuecnl. who Mill-has  on the fatal ������tripi,s."is far. far l-elilnd"  tlie penniless but lucky I'lellvidtinl who  HE SAT SPECULATING.  lie reread the letter received that morn-  ing from his uncle, Charles Paine, a  South Dakota mine expert:.  :  Uy Dear Nephew���Forgive haste and brevity,  .The matter ia urgent. The representatives ot au  'English syndicate arc here to examine the Last  Chance with l view to purchasing and operating  'It on a largo scale if the experts report favorably.  'I am convinced from a cursory examination that  they will do so. The mine has not been operated  :lately on account ot friction among the, stockholders. The stock, I ara told, is selling'for al-  'most nothing in New York. Now, Jack, my boy,  1 am In a position to know twenty-four hours  ahead ot tho syndicate Just.what the experts will  ���ieport-ind=will=let-you-know-by^wira=lfifavor..  able. I inclose check for $10,100, every penny I  possess, which you are to invest in Last Chanco  atock immediately on receipt of my wire. As for  yourself, my boy, beg, borrow and steal every  dollar you can lay your, hands on, and buy, buy,  buy Last Chance.' Your uncle, Charles.  "Yes," muttered Jack as he settled  himself more comfortably tn his easy  chair. "The flrsttklng In the morning  I'll accept Horgan & Eby's offer for  my land. I hate to part with It at that  flguro, but It's my last chance."  As ho .sat speculating dreamily on  tho hope that the letter had awakened  In his heart a clerk entered and handed  him a telegram. Jack took tho yellow  envelope and, hastily tearing It open,  rend:  Report O, K. Buy at onr price. Sell at no  price. Ciuin.es Painr  "Eureka!" he cried, Jumping to his  feet "If any.ono asks for me, 1 nm  gone for the day."  Grabbing his hat, he rushed from the  oflice and hurried up the street  "There Is yet time," he muttered,  glancing up at Trlnity's'lclock'as he entered the Drexcf building, 'where the"  ofllces of Ilot-ftan & Eby were located.  It was just hair past 2.  Shortly after 3'o'clbck.'he' emerged  Trom the same building richer by $10,-'  000, but no longer the'owner of the:  Pennsylvania land." .7  The Mining Exchange; waa 'startled  Ihe following morning by the wonder-'  "ul activity of Last Chance, a stock  long considered a "sleeper." The wild  rumors that flew about the street credited the rise to old mnn Palms. The |  itnek hounded fiom 25 to 60 to 100  ���:"'.. Popular Books Unread,  i Some light Is.thrown on the position  Which ri public library should take in  regard to the fiction of the day,by the  recent statement of n London librarian  as recorded in The Library World. According to his experience, many of the  :books most conspicuously advertised  are ln great demand, but are not read.  This one huge book, which could hardly  be read inside a week, was drawn  eleven times in a month, nnd It is a  common thing for one of these books  of tho moment to be drawn one day  and returned the next, the consumer  evidently finding the goods not up to  the advertisement. This shows that an  artificial demand can be created for n  book Just as for any other article of  merchandise If sufficient effort and  skill are used In advertising It. But a  public library can well afford to wait a  little and see how much real worth  there ls ln a new novel, and librarians  are more and more coming to this  point of view. Tho statement thnt  6uch and such a novel has been "rejected" by a library Is usually an error,  the truth being simply that the library  has not selected It No library could  afford to buy everything, cveu If It had  the funds.           Strong; Monosyllable*,-  Instructors In the art of literary composition usually condemn a string of  monosyllables, but lu tho well known  hymn "Lead, Kindly Light," written  by a master of the English language,  you,, may county thirty   consecutive  words of one~~syllnb]e~6nly~~~Tlfey~~of-~  fend neither tho eye nor the ear.  Milton often uses a series of monosyllables. In the second book of "Paradise Lost" wo have:  The fiend  O'er bog or steep, through strait, rough,  dense or rare,  With head, hands, wings or feet, pursues  his way  And swims or elnka or wades or creeps or  llics.  Such lines are not uncommon ln thc  book:  Rocks, caves, lakes, fens, boss, dens and  shades of death.  And again:  Of neither oca nor shore nor air nor Arc.  ���Notes ond Queries.  TIIEltE STOOD THE TWO MEN.  can look the world.boldly In'the face.  When1 the ,third night came, ,be was  sullen from hunger and pitifully weary  from endless walking and tlio cruel  .anxiety of oue who hears danger In  ovory sound. Ho crawled into a way-,  side barn and slept cxhaustedly. It  was, late In' tho morning when he  awoke, and he then bcci.me aware that  a shrill -but sweet voice -was reading  aloud,* steadily and surely, on tho iloor  beneath him. . .    ��� ..,..,  ", Parting' the waves of hay. Jack' looked down to see a child of perhaps  seven years In a wliito-frock which  admirably suited hor unusual beauty. Now nnd then the long golden  looks on her shoulders fell ou tlio page,  hut she tossed them" aside, and read on  with breathless' Interest.  "And so King Charles, who was  unite worn out with travel and hunger," read the voice, "cnnie nt last to  n Inrge barn. lie slept all night with  nothing to eat. and nobody knows Just  what would have become of him If ho  had not found an egg, which he de-  vuur-cd ea-'ger-Iy."  As Harden listened a whimsical determination moved him, nud, leaning  it little farther dowu, he snid gently:  "All thnt is very true, except that I  have not found the egg."  Ills uuislcnl tones glided so easily  iuto the story that the little reader  looked up without even a btart In the  restless and handsome dark eyes gazing down on hers and lu the lines of  the face she saw only the countenance  of the tired Charles. That the story  Lid come to life was nothing wouder-  Tul. All stories were alive If one ouly  recognized It properly. She lookod up  at hiin seriously, dropping her chin on  it supporting hand.  "Why huve you shaved off your  pointed beard?" she asked gravely and  with feminine irrelevance.  "I am too young yet to have it," said  King Charles as gravely In return.  "That-waa later on,-you-know."-  she murmured, "but I don't know If I  ought to do It"  "Ask away," said the monarch cheerfully.  "I'll answer."  "It's about a long word ln his book.  I thought you could explain It"  "Bring lt up here on the hay. You  did not tell anybody that I am here?"  "Course not," said the reader very  reproachfully. "'Sides, there's no one  to tell. They left me In charge of  Susan while they went to town, but  Susan had a message to come to ber  mother's right quick, 'cause Sammy���  that's lier smallest brother���had done  scalded hlsself���himself, I mean���  dreadful. So now there's nobody here  hut just mo and Towser."  She scrambled up on the hay ns she  spoke, while the king promptly resolved that he would 'rummage the house  for suitable clothes. Meilnwhlle their  two heads bent together over tho page,  and the reader delivered her words  with n labored air, troubled by their  undue length:  " 'King Charles might have succeeded in nfter life In making a good king,  for he had many talents, but he was  always of a vu-cll-la-Ung dls-po-sl-tlon.'  Now, what doos that menu?"  "It moans," began tho king bitterly,  and then a sudden Intuition mnde him  look ovor the edge of tlie hny. Thoro  stood tho two men whoso presence on  his track he had most dreaded and who  met his startled gaze with cynical  amusement.  "Como down!" said the nearest  curtly. "XVe don't want no nonsense."  Tho reader saw the color die away  from the king's face, leaving a dull  allien gray, and sho wondered If so  many cpgs had disagreed with him.  She also peered over the edge.  "Who   are  those  people?"   sho  mantled.   "Are they royalists?"  "Yes," said thu king quietly. lie  laid dowu the book and made his way  to the floor below, while the reader  slid after him.  "You didn't think we'd find you,"  grinned tho second inan, "but we are  old hands at this game. Put out your  wrist. I'll see there ain't no divorce  'twixt you and Jim here."  The king held his wrist out silently,  while the wondering render looked on,  watching them handcuff him to the  man called Jim.  "Are those silver bracelets?" she asked perplexedly. "And do you like him  so much that you lot him be fastened  to you? Is It because ho is so loyul to  you? Aro you perf'ly sure everything  is all right?"  "Perfectly sure," returned the king,  with great gentleness.   "Goodby, little  maid.   Be certain Ijvill never forget."  "Nor mo," she answered, a sob catching in her throat.   "I hud you for such  a littlo while, and now you are going  nway���going Into your kingdom."  "Yes, into my kingdom."  "Will nil the people moot you?   Will  they ho very glad?"  "Thoy will bo glad."  She saw the three forms pass out of  sight, the king walking between them,  as befitted his rank.   When thoy were  utterly gojie, she thought forlornly of  how sho  must return  once  more to  mere empty pages.   A sense of strong  desolation  smote  her,  and,  climbing  up again upon the hay, she cried herself softly to sleep.  de-  InconaUtcnf.  , Brown���It's curious about people's  beliefs. They will glvo entire credence  to the most absurd things nnd put no  faith whatever In 'the most obvious  truths.  Black���Yea, I've noticed It There's  Greene, now. lie hasn't tho leasl confidence in hash, but he'll eaf'all thc  croquettes nnd mince pie you enn set  before blm.  ConTlnclngr.  "Oh, that's a very poor,painting!"  exclaimed Aunt Suo at the nrt gallery.  Eagerly we asked how sbe knew, for  no one believed Aunt Sue to be an art  critic.  "Tho egg couldn't be there," observed the reader thoughtfully, "because  we have no hens, but there's a dozen  bought from the store. Thoy are In  the bouse, only thoy nre boiled hard,  ready for the picnic this afternoon."  "They will do," returned the king  hastily. "Bring all of them, and mind  you don't say a word to any one,- on  account of the Roundheads, you  know!"  "I know," said the reader confidently. She hurried nway, leaving the hook  of historical tales forgotten on tlie  Iloor, Und not tho king himself step-  pod out of tho loaves? It seemed to  the hungry man an agtPboforo slio re-'  turned, holding up her skirts, in which  lay the promised eggs. He began to  eat them with starving baste, the  reader watching lilm crltlcnlly.  "You do-vour them ca-ger-ly, Just as  you should," sho observed, "but you  ought not to choke so. Your eyes nro  nlmost sticking out."  "Get me some water!" gasped the  king. "That last egg ls sticking half  way down my throat and refuses to  go any farther."  Sho brought the water hurriedly, remorseful that she had no raw eggs to  offer Instead, but the king wns not difficult to please. The last oue disappeared, nud he sighed as though he  might have eaten more. Ilowevor, he  felt greatly refreshed and told tbu  reader so.   She looked at uim wltn a  The Human Soae.  -The human nose Is nn apologetic  pimple compared witb the magnificent  organ of the horse or dog. Our sense  of smell Is, when contrasted with our  sight and, hearing, singularly uudls-.  criminating. Wo cun arrange sounds  Into series; we know E is between D  and V; we appreciate octaves and harmonies. Similarly we can put the colors Into order, decide upon tne amount  of blue In a purple and get almost to  emotion at the sight of a white star In  the blue of u summer twilight or of  the amber sunlight glinting between  the blades of glass.  But this serial arrangement, this  sorting nntl selective choice, Is entirely beyond our rudimentary senses of  smell. To us the idea of the scent of  tho violet being a rich harmony or the  suggestion that the frying of onions is  a discord or that patchouli and thc new-  mown hay aro pleasant things in different times and keys sounds utter  nonsense. Our noses nre entirely too  dull to effect the analysis necessary  before scents can be distinguished us  complex and sorted aud rccombiued so  as to be made an testhetic pleasure.���  London Globe.  "The signature of the artist ls so  small,"   she   replied   conv'nclngly.-   new timidity In her nlr  Judge, " "I do bo wunt to ask you .something,"  Being a Good Fellow.  The man who has an income of $10,-  000 n year and spends overy cent of it  on his wife and family and friends is  a good follow and is blessed by everybody even after he has died and left  not a cent to keep his children ln  school, to save his wife from going to  work for their bread and butter or to  pny his bills scattered around the  town. He dies a royal good fellow,  with tho reputation of living only for  his family.  " The man who takes $1,000 a year off  his wife's bnck ln clothes and $1,000 a  year off his own back and off. his  drinks and clgare and puts lt into Insurance for tbem against thc time  whon ho is dend and another $1,000 a  year out of other things tbat make u  man generous and lovublo and puts  thnt Iuto a bond every twelvemonth  for tbcm and then dies and leaves  them where his children can stay lit  school and his wife go ou, living ln  comfort���well, he is a curmudgeon  with a mlud not above sordid things,  every time!���New York Press.  Eeonomyi  Monnhan���Poor Clancy!  Donegnn���"Why, man alive, 'tis great  luck he's In!  "Phwnt! D'ye call it luck to have  wan o' yer legs cut off?"  "Av coorse. It'll ouly cost him half  as much now for shoes and pants."���  Philadelphia Record.  I).^.��o-�� j��� 6)��� t>��� SO"O'*���9'9*9'9'(l  ';���������  u  tBACKSLFDER::  By James Arthur Cook   .  Copyright, 1901, by  A. S. Richardson  aiO'Q'O'^S'QO'fliO'O'O'O'l I  It was Saturday afternoon, and Miss  Meeson, tho good looking schooltcncher  of district No. 4, was nt thc school-  house to secure a book sho hnd left  the dny before. She was sitting down  to rest after her walk of a mile or  more when a shadow darkened the  open door and she looked up to find a  tramp on the threshold. Tliero was no  mistaking his avocation; he was lcau  and ragged nnd hungry looking; ho  was sunburned nnd tough. It wns half  a mile to tho nearest farmhouse, and  yet nfter the first thrill of alarm the  schooliun'ani was not frightened. On  the contrary, she saw the opportunity  to read a fellow being a moral lesson  and sho wns rather pleased. Miss  Meeson had Ideas. They were Puritanical aud more. If sho had been tho  governor of Connecticut she would  liave vigorously enforced nil the blue  laws ou thc statute books and sought  to enact a dozen more. ,   ,  "Come ln here and sit down," sho  snid to the tramp, to show him she was  not nfrald.  "Yos'ui,", he humbly replied as he  timidly advanced and took a seat.  "Now, then," she ��� continued nfter  looking hiin ovcr, "you nre a luzy good  for nothing and wouldn't work If work  was offered." ,  "K'reet, miss," he answered.  "You go tramping up nnd down the  country, and you do not hesitate to  steal as well as bog."  "Perfeckly true, miss."  "You've probably been In jail?"  "A dozen times." ,,  "I thought so. You have a red nose,  nnd I've no doubt you drink."  "Like a fish, miss, when I can get  it."  "A pretty specimen of a man you  are!" she continued ns she warmed to  hor subject. "A vagrant, a beggar, a  thief und a drunkard! -You are also a  jailbird, and I don't suppose you ovcr  speak tho truth except by accident."  "You've hit It, mls3," replied thc  tramp, with a fleeting smile.  "Cast In the mold of a man, yet witness tho degradation!" sighed the  schoolma'ani. "As If you hadn't got  low enough, you havo been fighting.  No doubt you also used profane  words!"  "I did, miss���I did. You see, It was  this way.-l meets a weary down here  "'"And you'll never light or swew  again?';  ."Never, so help me Joner."  "Now I hnve some' hopes of you,"  said the schoolma'am lu more friendly  tones.   "I. hope you'll take a bath and  ���  wash up as soon us opportunity occurs, and If you will call nt Farmer  Meeson's lu a day or two I'll coax him  to give you work.   He ls my father,  nnd you will be directly under my In-  tlueucc.  I shall do my best to regenerate you.   I am hopeful that my Inlluence"���  She was Interrupted by tho entrance  of three more trumps, each ono ot  whom out-toughed the first caller. It  wns elenr from the first thnt tholr Intentions were evil, nnd as they stood  grinning and winking at each other,,  the sehoolnia'ara moved back In nlarm  and her convert followed aud put himself In front of her.  "Are���nre they wicked?" she asked  In a whisper.  "A bad lot, miss," he answered, while  one of tho trio demanded a kiss all  around.  "Oh, but hear them! They mean me  harm!" . .,    ,  "I expect,they do'���inIss, nnd ypu see     t  how It Is with mo.    You mado mo  promise not to swear any more, .and  how can I blast their blooming eyes  without swearing?','    ,;   -(     ;  The trio begnu'dancing nbout, nnd  the girl grew white faced ns she said:  "But I guess you may swear If you  think it will do any good."   1,  <  "And mc dukes, miss.   I promised  ^ot to put 'cm up again.   I can't fight  threo wearies with mo nose.'   "Oh, don't fight," she walled; "but If -  you must,, then put. up your dukes, or  whatever they are!    See!   They are ���  tearing the seats out!" ,  ' ''And one thing more," continued the  convert. "I've got to take a drink of  whisky to brace mo up. It's ono to  throe, nnd I'll need n brncor."  "Then take lt���take It!"-sho exclaimed as the trio began to crowd closer.  ' "And can I leave out tho bath and  wash up aud work?','   ,  "Yos, yesl   Protect mc!"  . "I'll do It, miss, aud here goes."    ,  lier tramp reached for his bottle and  took a hearty swig, and ns ho restored  it to his pocket he opened on thc enemy  at the rate of seventy-five swear words  a minute. lie swore and swore till  thc schoolma'am held , her hands  over her ears. Then he pushed up his  greasy sleeves, "put up his dukes," and  wlille Miss Meeson prayc*! he sailed  ln uud slam banged. He'got many a  bang In return before victory perched  upon bis bntiucr, but his cause was -  just and he finally put tho Inst one to  Bleep and stood over his body and told  tbe half dead girl that tlie way was  open. Sho hurried to the door, but  paused there,lo turn and say:  "I think I-I backslid."  . "You did, miss," he replied.  "And you'll continue to swear-and  fight and drink whisky and"���  "I think I'd better,, ma'am���for the  cause, of eddocashun. 'Pears to beat  the othor way all holler."  And ns tho schoolma'am hurried  down tho road with her heart In her  mouth sho couldn't help but' think the  same thing.  "AITElt WHAT'S IN THE BOTTLE IS DONE "  a mile or so and he has four turnips  under his arm. I begs for one, but he  turns uie down. Then I tells him to  go to the had place. He Basses bnck  and I puts up me dukes aud lets fly.  lie gives me a black eye, but I knocks  blazes out of him."  "Stop!" exclaimed Miss Meeson as  she hold up both hands. "I cannot  listen to nny such language. If my  own father should talk that way I'd  disown him!"  "But I had to tell you how I put up  tne dukes, ma'am," he protested.  "Dukes? Dukes? What do I know  of dukes? I never heard such awful  language In my life. You seem to have  n bottlo ln your pocket Is lt possible  that you carry the soul destroying  liquid around you?"  "It's to keep off thc chills, miss," he  explained as he exhibited a pint bottlo  half full of whisky.  "And men can sink so low as this? I  wouldn't have believed It. Thero ls no  heathen to compare with you. Do you  think it possible that there Is ono llttlo  spark of goodness left in your bouI?"  "I wouldn't bet on it, miss," ruefully  replied thc mau as ho gazed at his  wayworn shoes.  "Perhnps there Is. Do you want to  reform?"  "Of courso."  "If you mnde me a promise would  you keep It?"  "I'd try me hardest."  "Then there Is some faint hope. I  want- you to begin by repeating tho  Lord's Prayer after me."  He humbly repeated lt, and when lt  wns finished he seemed considerably  affected.. MiS3 Meeson took this ns an  encouraging sign nnd wont on:  "Now promise me that you won't llo  or steal again as long as you live."  "I promise."  "And you'll let whisky alone from  this time on,"  "After what's ln tho bottle Is cone."  A Siiortlnar Parson.  Miss Mary Louise Boyle, who count-,  cd Dickens,- Lever, Browning, Lowell'  and Tennyson among her friends, records In her "Book" a story nbout a  sporting parson sho knew, the Rev.  Lornlno Smith, who hunted in purple  instead of pink because the former  was the correct episcopal color:  "His reverence was always well  mounted and was a keen sportsman.  He had 'n pretty living and'a good  church in tho neighborhood, but he surprised ihis parishioners very much by  altering tbo whole disposition of the  tombstones. He thought they looked  awkward and untidy ln their actual position, so he had them all taken up and  rearranged according to his fancy in  lines, crosses, squares, etc. One Sunday morning, a very cold winter's day,  he had performed tho service to a  scanty congregation, and on1 going up  Into his pulpit, Instead of opening his  sermon book, he pronounced the following address: 'My dear friends, if  you require It I will preach you tho  sermon which I hnve brought with me,  but If you nre as cold and hungry as  I am I think you will prefer going  with me to the rectory, where you will  find some cold beef and some good  ale.'"  "Jen- oS-Fcw-Words.-  A traveler lu the Bolivian Andes says  that at one time, while his cart was  making its progress through passes and  ovcr dizzy heights, he had a chauce to  learn how two taciturn persons may  show their satisfaction nt meeting in  other thnn the conventional way.  It was midday, and under the glaring  vertical sun drowsiness hnd Invaded us.  We slept until wc were awakened by  the approach of the mall cart coming  in the opposite direction, tbe first civilized vehicle wc hud encountered. Both  drivers stopped and gnzed at each other  long ln silence.  They were evidently plenccd to meet,  but had nothing whatever to say. M  last one inquired:  "What news?"  "Nothing," replied the other.  "Whnt did lie say?" asked the first,  doubtless continuing a conversation a  fortnight old.  "Nothing."  "Good!"  And they drove on,  No Woman Wrote Them.  "Why did the court refuse to accept  that woman's letters as evidence?"  "It was decided that they were not  genuine."  "Didn't the handwriting experts declare that she wrote them?"  "Yes, but there was evidence to tho  contrary."  "What was it?"  "The letters contained no postscripts."���New York Hpr.-ild THE INDEPENDENT  ie  ���ui  te  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Substitute Cor EcrR'.  When eggs are scarce, put away at  night a teacup of mashed potatoes tn  which has been strained a'tablespoon-  fui of sugar and mis lt ln the corn  c/ike batter next morning. You will  find tho cakes light and sweet  A Poisonous Wax.  Wax is a substance secreted by the  bee and is analogou/to the fat of the  higher animals. Thc wax of a species  of bee common in Patagonia, Tlcrru del  I'uogo and other parts of southern  South (America and the adjacent islands ls a dark hlue ln color and ls said  to be more poisonous than arsenic.  "   - A Hard Wood,   ' '    *  In Vienna thoy have a Blngle word  for nu occurrence very common' with  them in winter,'ithe burstlng'of a waiter pipe. This is the. word: "nbcb'quelr  lcnwasserllcferusgarohrenfatalltatoa."  .������'"'   .*..,���'        ���: ���' --  Reputation is the shadow cast by  character and dependent on the light  in which it is seen.  Minard's Liniment is best Hair Restorer.  The only gem that cannot bo imitated is tho opal, its dclieato tints  cannot be simulated.'  Deafness Cannot Be Cureu  by local applications, as they cannot roach the  disoasod portion of tlio oar. :Thore is only ono  way to curo Deafness, and - that is by constitutional remedies,. Deafness is caused by an in.  flamod condition of tho mucous lining of tho  Eustachian Tube." Whon this tubo gets inflnm.  ed yoa havo a rambling sound or imperfoct  hearing, and when it Is entirely closed deafness  Is tho result, and unless tho inflammation can  bo token out and this tuba restored to Its normal condition, hearing will bo destroyed for  evor; nine cases out ot ten aro caused liy catarrh, which is nothing but ao inflamed con.  dition of tho mucous surfaces.  Wo will givo Ono Hundred Dollars for any  ease of Donfnoss (ennsod by catarrh) thnt cm-  sot bs curod by Hall's Catarrh Curo. ,Sond for  circulars,froo. .       _  Address, F. J. CHENEV & CO, Toledo, O  SoldbyDrugBlsts.TGc. '    "'  HaU'eTamlfy FiUsoreILe heat   .  .v  A Cingalese Superstition.  The Cingalese believe that the moon  and sun are working at cross purposes;  that part of tbe time the sun ls dragging the moon across the sky and that  afterward the moon takes her turn at  pulling the sun about as she pleases.  MARKET REVIEW.  Damascus. ,  '��� According to Moslem tradition, the  foundations of the city of Damascus  were laid soon after the creation of tbe  earth.  No Swear Words In Japanese.  ' Tfou cannot swear at or abuse anybody In the Japanese language. The  worst you can sny of anybody ls that  he Is a "fellow," and If you wnnt to  express your very, very poluted ludig-  nation you shout, "There, there'" >.������  - -- '      --' '     -      *-  *  Mosqnlto Hees.  The mosquito eggs nr.e. lt ls said,  .hatched in from four to'8even*days..ae-  cordltig to tho warmth of tlie weather.  \V-��� ,-., Norway IJIsherlej. .-��� , -,  ? A;couipadsi)n bits'boon drqwn In Nor  way tis'to'the prolit of'the fisheries In  the sen nnd,in the rivers which shows  'that the former nre three times as remunerative as the latter.  GRAIN AND PRODUCE.  W H EAT ��� Moro   activity  and  JflAlCYON HOT, SPRINGS, Bo C;  ' Without question tha best and  most eflectlvo springs in Canada for  tha cure of rheumatism, kidney or  liver troubles.. The medicinal quali-  tlM'.of, 'the. water " aro ^unequalled.  Splendid hotel accommodation ; .fine  fishing and hunting. An ideal spot  for the invalid. .-   A  The families in the interior of Russia are coincident with a decline in  tho humidity, duo in great measure  to tlie destruction of forests.'    *i  Messrs. C. C. Richards & Co.  .Dear Sirs,���Whilo in tho country  last summer I was "badly bitten by  mosquitoes���so badly that I thought  I.would be disfigured for a couple of  weeks. I was advised to try your  Liniment to allay tho irritation, and  I-did so, Tho effect was moro than  I expected���a few applications completely curing the irritation, preventing.the bites from becoming sore.  MINARD'S LINIMENT is also a  good article to keep off the, mosquitoes. '  Yours truly,  ' '  W. A. OKE. ���  Harbor Grace, Niid, Jan. 8, 1898.  No woman should over uso a swear  word than tho law allows to her  preacher.  Thero never was, and never .will bo. a  nniversal panacea, in ono remedy, for all His  to wliich flesh is heir���tho very Daturo of  many curatives being such that were thc  germs of other and differently seated di*.  eases rooted in tho system of tie patient���  what would relievo ono ill in turn would aggravate tho othor. We havo, however, In  Quinine Wine, whon obtainable In a sound,  unadulterated Btato, a remedy for many ana  grievous ills. By its gradual and judicious  use tho frailest systems aro led into convalescence and strength by the influence which  Quinine eiertc on nature's own restoratives.  It relieves the drooping spirits of thoso with  Lettuce Sandwiches.���Let your lct-  tuco iio in,cold water, on the icebox  for at"'least.ah'hour- before using,  then dry thoroughly with a clean  towel". Spread thin slices of buttered  bread with salad dressing niade from  the above rule .and place between  thorn tender,-crisp lettuce leaves.'"  MONTHS OF PAIN.  CAUSED BY A TUMOR OF TIIE  BREAST.  Mrs. J. M. Timbeis,  of Hawkesbury  Tolls How She Obtained Relief"  After Doctors Had Failed.   -,*  From the Post,  Hawkesbury,-Out.'  Mrs. James M. Timbers is well  known to nearly everybody ��� in  Hiiwkicsbury, Vankleek Hill and surrounding country. SJie was born in  Vankleek Hill, but since her marriage, twelvo years ago, has lived  in Hawkesbury, and is greatly, esteemed by all who know her. Mrs.  Timbers is one of the many thousands-who have proved tho great valuo of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and  gives her experience for tho benefit of  othei- sufferers. She says:���"While  nursing my first child I suffered from  a nursing - tumor under the left  breast. Tho iirst. symptom was a  sharp pain followed by a growth,  which gradually increased in size until it became as large as an egg. lt  was exceedingly    painful and caused   _.__,_,_   . __ mo    great   suffering.   I consulted    a  whom a cbronio state of morbid despond, doctor, who gave    me medicine, but  ency ancUaeh:ofJnterest tajifelis a disease, it did me ���0 g00(]    Then j COnSUited  another    doctor,    who said I would  and, by tranquillzing the nerves, disposes to  eound and refreshing sleep���imparts vigor  to the notion of tho blood, which, being  stimulated, courses throughout tho veins,  strengthening tho healthy animal functions  of the system, thereby making activity a  necessary result, strengthening the frame,  and giving lifo to tho digestive organs, which  naturally demand increased substance���re  suit, Improved appetite. Northrop & Lyman  of Toronto havo riven to tho publio their  superior Quinine Wine at tlio usual rate, and.  gauged by the opinion of scientists, thi:  wino approaches nearest perfection of any in  the market.   All dniaM��t^ ^11 it.  There are 2,740 murdors yearly-in  Italy; 2,400 in Russia; 1,600 in  Spain.  SLEEPLESSNESS is duo to norvous excitement. Tho dellcatoly constituted, tho financier,  tho bnsinoss mnn and tlioso whoso occupation  necessitates grout mental strain or worry, all  sailor more or loss from it. Sleop is the groat  rostoror of a worried brain, nnd to got sloop  cloanso tho stomach from nil impurities with a  few dosos ot Pnrmo'c'o's Vcgotablo Tills, gela  tino conted, containing no morcury,  guaranteed to give sath "  will be refunded.  __. _, and aro  satisfaction or tho money  Now Zealand    will  probably send a  foot-ball team to England.next year.  We have noticed that tho very poorest heaters and furnaces made seem  to be put in churches.  Yon nood not csnRh all nlfthl and dl'tnrh youj  .Tlcnds ��� tliero is no occasion for jou rutiuiiig  tho risk of contracting inflammation of the  lungs or consumption. ��lillcjou can pot BicMo s  Autl-Consumptivo Syrup. This modiclno cures  coughs, colds, inflammation of tho lungs, anil  nil throat nnd chest troubles. H-prom-itos u  froo nnd ensyexpectoration, wliich Immediate!}  rollovos the throat uud lungs from Uudd  phlegm,  "Kings aro only men," says n wise  contemporary. Yes, indeed, and  sometimes they aro only boys.  Ragtime music has been prohibited  on tho recreation piers in New York..  This is another ol tho horrible acts  of the reformers.  An optimist is a man who thinks  ho can tako a few cheap tools nnd a  back door yard and keep his tablo  supplied with green stuff.  Philadelphia has a baby that drinks  five gallons of milk' at a meal. 0,'i  yes, of course you knew right away  thnt it is a baby elephant. -' ,  Somo of tho special- correspondents  who havo been'writing industriously;  nbout tho Martinique calamity will  soon arrive ut tho scene,of tho disasT.  ter.  have to undergo an operation. In  the meantime, however, the tumor  broke, but would not heal, and as  a-result I was feeling very much run  down. At this time my attention  was directed to Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills, and I began using these. I  soon felt that they wero giving mo  increased strength, and after using a  few -boxes, the tumor disappeared,  nnd I was as woll as ever I had  been. My health has since been good,  and I cannot speak too highly of Dr.  Williams'  Pink I'ills."  These pills cure troubles like the  above, because they make rich, red  blood and drive all impurities from  the system. Thiough their action on  the blood they also cure such troubles as anaemia, heart palpitation,  erysipelas, scrofula, skin eruptions,  rheumatism,-St. Vitus' dnnce and the  ailments that make tho lives of so  many women miserable. The genuine  nlwuys boars the full name "Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills for Palo People,"  on tho wrapper- around .every box.  Sold by all dealers in medicino or  sent postpaid at 50 cents a box, or  six boxes for S2.50, by addressing  the Dr. Williams Medicine Co.,  Brockville, ,Ont.  Less than one per cent, of the land  of Norway is in use for grain fields.  Orders have been issued in India  for tho return to store of all ammunition containing dum-dum bullets.  Minard's Liniment Cures LaGrippe.  Ono of the highest shot towers in  the world is to bo found In Villach,  in Cni'lnthia, whoro thero is a fall of  219 foot.   -  People who havo investigated the  matter say that tho swearing habit  is becoming more common than It  wns u few years;ago. So,.are automobiles. ' '  It will be a long time beforo that  new Cnstcllnnc baby will be old  enough to call papa to "account for  wasting mama's money.  Now that a prize fighter has 'been  killed in the ring at Boston,, it,may  be discovered that Massachusetts has  laws intended to prohibit public slugging matches.  strength have been manifested in the  sjicculativc wheat murkots duriug tho  past week than for some time previously. Thero is a general complaint, however, that the public is  not interested in wheat at present,  and the market is left more to what  is culled tho professional element,  uud without a widespread buying on  the part of tho public it is difficult  to urouse enough buying enthusiasm  to udvanca prices materially, so that  while markets have been active and  strong ut times, tho close of the week  sees prices \c to lie lower than a  week ngo. lt has been'a mixed market' sometimes the future deliveries  havo been thc strongest, then again  tho cash or July delivery would bo  stiongei- than thu futines, tho result  on the week Is that the spreu'd between tlie July and tho September  and December deliveries has narrowed  fully 4c    '  Manitoba whent has been rather  dull all week, except thut there has  be-on a fair demand for spot wheat  to iill Juno contracts. Exporters are  doing nothing and will not buy  ahead. Through the wcok spot No.  1 northern has sold up to 74ic, and  No. 2 northern, 72_e, in store, Fort  William, and yiisterclny spot or Juno  delivery was sold at 74c; 1 northern  72} e; No. 2 northern. But tho best  pikes obtainable for July delivery,  in btoro', Fort Willinm, are: 1 hard,  75"c; 1 northern, 7Sjc; and 2 northern, 71Jc. These aro sellers at ic  o\er these prices.  B UTTER���Creamery���Offerings aro  larger than they have been, but everything coming is absorbed by the  local and shipping demand. Prices  aie better this week and dealers now  quoto 17c per pound for choice creamery f.o.b. at, factory.  BUTTER���Dairy���Supplies are increasing and more than a fair proportion of tliu butter offering is of  inferior quality. This seems to bo  inevitable'where butter is accumulated from so many sections of country und from so many different people as is the case in Manitoba. The  market was bare of second grades  and in. fact in eveiything iu the  shape of dairy butter when this  season opened and it will be a pity  if ic should bo filled up again so  soon Willi unsalable second grade  stock. Some of tho butter ottered  this week will hardly fetch 10c per  pound. Wo quote 10c to 13c jier  pound commission busis, according  to grade. - ,  , EGGS���The market has advanced  jc per doz. this week owing to . the  good demand for eggs. Dealers are  now paying lie per doz. delivered  heie.  FLOUR���Wo quote Winnipeg jobbing prices ns follows: Ogilvie's  Hungarian, ��2.05 'por sack of 98  pounds.; Glenora Patent, ��1.90; Al-  boita, 51.75;- Manitoba, ��1.00;  XXXX, ��1.23.  MILiliFEED���Bran is worth ��15  per ton in bulk, and shorts ��17 per  ton in bulk, delivered, subject to 'usual trade discounts.  GROUND FEED-Wo quoto: Out  chop, per tont ��23; barley chop, ��21;  mixed barley and oats, ��26; chop  screenings, ��15.50; oil cake, .��30.  i OATS���The demand for outs is  light and prices arc weaker. We  quote: No. 2 white, 40'c per bushel  for curlots on track here; feed grades,  38c. At country points farmers are  getting .31c to 34c, for No. '2 white  oats.   Street oats are not offering.  BARLEY���Tliero is very littlo barley in the market and prices aie  nominal at 42c ,to 4ic per bushel for  carloads of feed-on track here.  HAY���The market is very (Inn as  hay is becoming scarce. Prices hold  at S3 to ��9 per ton for fresh baled  in carlots on track here.  DRESSED-"MEATS���Sonic grass  tod beef has offered in thc market  this week, but ns tho quality is not  LUMBAGO.  A NOVA SCOTIA MAN HAS FOUND  A SURE REMEDY.  Claims That Lumbago Can be Cured���Ho Himself Hnd Suffered for 25  Years���Hope for Apparently Hopeless Cases.  good prices for choice beef havo not  been affected and butchers nro still  quoting as follows: Beef,-city dressed, 8 to 9c per pound; veal, 7} to  S_c; mutton, lie; spring lambs, each,  S3.50 to ��4.50; hogs, per pound, 7J  to 8_c.  HIDES���Receipts are light and the  market unchanged as follows: No. 1  city hides, 6}c; No. 2's, 54c; and Xo.  3's, 4Jc. Kips and calf-the same  price ns hides; deakins, 23 to 40c:  slunks, 10 to 15c; horse hides, 50c  to S1.00.    '  WOOL���Receipts of Manitoba wool  are light and the market is steady  at G to GJc per pound for unwashed  flooco'delivercd-Iierer��� ������������ ���  TALLOW���Local buyers are paying  3 to 6c por pound for tallow delivered here,  according to grade.  SENECA���Receipts are light and  market holds ilim. Some ��� in ,the  trade bore are quoting as high ns  37c per pound for clean, bright root,  delivered here, with lower prices for  inferior grades.  LIVE  STOCK.  CATTLE���Fresh grass cattle nre  still scarce Good butchers' grade-;  arc worth 3Jc per pound delivered  here and inferior lots 5 to 5jc.  Some grass cattle have been sold  this week nt as low as 4c. their condition not being good. '  SHEEP���Sheop are worth from ."���  cents to 5_c per pound, off cats,  Winnipeg, and lambs about the snine.  HOGS���Receipts nro moderate nnd  prices unchanged at 6Jc for choice  hogs, averaging between 150.nntl 250  pounds, off cars,"'' Winnipeg. Heavy  und light weights, lc less.  MILCH COWS���Cows 'are scarce,  and good milkers readily bruit? Sl.">  in this market, tho-range being from  ��35 to ��15 each.  HORSES���There is a good demand  for horses and dealers' find no dilll-  culty in disposing of all they enn secure. The market is being-largely  supplied y frojn, .-..Ontario. Prices - are  high.  Economy Tolnt, N. S., June 30.���  (Spocial)���Mr. George S. McLaughlin  of this place claims to have found a  lemody whicli will curo any caso of  Lumbago.  Mr. McLaughlin himself has been a  great sufferer with this disease, and  lias sought relief in very many treatments and remedies.  At last, howovor, he camo across a  medicine which completely cured him,  and    which    ho claims    any sufferer  from Lumbago should be told of.  Ue suys:���  "I was troubled with Lame Back  for 25 yenrs or moro. Sometimes it  was so severe I could not turn myself in bed.'  A slight cold, or hard lifting  would bring on a fearful attack and  givo mo awful pain.  I had tried many medicines and  treatments, but never found anything  to do mo any good until I heard of  Dodd's Kidney Pills.  "My brother, who kept a small  grocery store and, sold some medicines, told mc that ho had heard that  they had cured a great many peoplo  of Lumbago, and he advised mo to  try them.     ' '  "I commenced i a treatment and in  a short timo all tho pain left my  back and it becamo as stout and as  strong as over.  "Wonderful to say I have had no  return of tho terrible Lumbago  since.  "It is now some years since I was  cured, and I havo said nothing about  it, for ' I was afraid it would come  back, and that I would havo to keep  on using tho Pills in order to be  well.  "But now I am satisfied it has  gone forever, and know that I am  safe in making this jiublic statement.  "I believe Dodd's Kidney-Pills will  cure any case of Lumbago or Lamo  Hack, for they helped me out and nobody could have it much worso than  I had.  HEALTHFUL FOOD  BRAKES HEALTHFUL PEOPLE  ' OGILVIE'S FLOUR makes tho  best bread and adds a great elo-  . ment of nutrition into any article    of food made from    it.   Use  , this flour in your family; givo  your children plain food and  plenty of it, and you will build a  lasting foundation for their future hculth und happiness.  BY 1IOT.1I. WAtlttAST  Rlllars to H.R.H. tho Prihoe of Wale*  ARE YOU INTERESTED  UN SPORTS?  ' v -  THE OLOBE  - TOKO.vro ci  OANADA'S LEADING NEWSPAPER  i     - ' . i - '  Is quoted in every part of the world as- tho authority on the sporting M  well as the commercial, industrial and political events of Canada. It is  the host all-round family newsn.iper published in the Dominion, and you  can have it every day and the nig Saturday illustrated for only $3.00 for  r whole yen- if you live west of North Hay. Take advantage of this great  'f-price oiler nt once. > Address:  THE GLOBE. Toponto  #*^>  If possible, do not associate with  those who anger you.  It is a groat pity that a young  man is not as saving with his money as an old man is with every piece  of twine ho finds.  Minard's Liniment is the best. ���  It is easy to have too much of a  good thing; two sweethearts at one  time, for example.  Monkey Brand Soap romoves all itains,  rust, dirt or tarnish ��� but won't wash  clothes. ���*  When it is announced that a woman will entertain informally, it  means, that sho will buy things ready  mado at the baker's.  %/bnf��#ifC<aAL6  &iidjef-afW*Lffe>- JJUul t4  i^^^fftfMmrnyC/edxy.  :n  !l lliieiiiiiiiiiiiiiil  M lllllliili  nilKIHC  fiiiiiiiiiii  iiiiiiiiif  I lllllllllllllllilll  Page Metal Ornamental Fence. SSS��aSS,IB  ornamental, very showy and surprisingly chciip.    I* 13 just wha!  is wanted for door yards, division fences In town lots, grav<  ^BSSd��S?rfeo8?-.t1U20 c,s- PER RUNNING F00t  ust think of it,  Let us send you full particulars.   Wa alio  painted   and retails nt only  Just think of it.  Let us send you full pi        make farm fence, poultry netting, nails and staples.  The Pcge Wire Fonco Co., Limited, Walkontllle, Out.  ROSS & liOSS, General Agents, Box 633, Winnipeg, Man,  Peanut Sandwickes.���Bo suio that  your peanuts are freshly roasted,  then shell and rub off the red skint.  Pound to a paste or chop fine arid  add enough boiled salad dressing so  that it can bo spread easily. Dressing for Same. Ono tablespoon butj  ter. 2 tablespoons sugnr, 1 dessert  spoon flour, yolks of 3 eggs, ���_ cup  vinegar, a pinch of salt. Cook in a  double kettle until it thickens and is  creamy.  Minard's Liniment for Rheumatism.  Still Another Trlnmph���Mr. Thomas S.  Bullon, Sunderland, writos: " For fourtoon  years I was afflicted with Files j and froquent  ly I was unable to walk or sit, but four years  ago I was cured by using Dr. Thomas Ecloctrlo  OIL I havo also boon subject to Quinsy for  over forty years, but Ecloctrlo Oil cured It.  and it was a permanent curo in both cases, as  noithor tb< Piles nor Quiniy have troubled mc  since."  People are so anxious to seo something for'nothing that they will run  a couple of miles to see a little shod  burn down.  English Walnut.���Chop very fine, or  what is bettor pound Jib of English  walnuts and mix enough melted butter or sweet cream so that the  paste can equally bo spread between  thin slices of buttered bread.  said  otter  at-  by  sang  v hat th�� Clererman Surmlud.  Ernest Thompson-Seton���he of animal story-telling an'd converted  name fame���was describing to a clergyman the other day somo of his experiences with various animals, particularly squirrels.  "It is un astonishing fact,"  Mr. Seton, "that I found,  some few tests, that I could  tract squirrels, howsoever wild,  singing to them. Whenever I  they would come out of their holes  or down from the trees, and though  at first showing some timidity, sit  and lfsten     intently an'd apparently  with���enjoyment. I_romemh8r_ono  day, however, when, after singing them various songs���rag-time  and others���I tried "Old Hundred'  on them. Would you beliovo it, the  instant thoy heard it they scampered off, nor could I induce thom  to return that day. And to this  day I can't understand why."  Tho clergyman, a far-away look in  in his cyo, suggested vory briefly:  "Probably they woro afral'd you  would next proceed to tako    up     a  collection."   Cocui "Wootl*  Tho hardest wood In tho world ls no!  ebony, but cocus, whicli ls much used  for making flutes and other similar Instruments.  One rub with Sunlight  Soap-cleans more than two  rubs, with   common   soap.  REDUCES  EXPENSE,  rt."- _  Atft for tbe Octagon Bar  Groat Britain and Ireland import  about 265,000,000 pounds of cheese  each year. Canada supplies_ about  60 per cent of the whole.  THET KEVER FAIL-Mr. S. M. Boushner,  Lnnpton, writos: "For nbout two years I was  troubled with Inward Piles, but by using Par-  molce's Pills, I was completely curod, nnd although four yoars havo elapsed since then tho  havo not returned.'' Parmoloe's Pi Hi aro anti-  bilious and a specific for tho cure ot Liver ana  Kidnoy Complaints, Dyspepsia, Costivcness,  Headache, Piles, etc., and will regulate the secretions and remove cal bilious matter.  English is studied by 95 per cent  of the students attending the higher  schools in Egypt.  Hoad of the Game Commlninn.  Mr. Montague A. Smith, banker of  Forest, has been appointed' chairman of the Ontario Board of Game  Commissioners, in succession to Dr.  G. A. McCallum, who was recently  appointed Superintendent of the  London Asylum. Mr. Smith is eminently qualified for tho duties of  the position. Ho has for moro  than twenty-five years past been  closoly identified with tho field  and gamo sports of tho Province  in various ways. A keen lover of  the dog and gun himself, ho has dono  much to advance tho interests of  that lino of sport. With his brother, L. H. Smith of Strathroy.he  introduced in this country the famous Llewcllen line of setters, of  which "Paris" was tho head. H��  -is-tho-owner-of���^-'Dan���Wynd'em,'-"-  tho first prizo winner at tho international field trials last fall. On  many occasions ho has acted as  judge at tho international and American field trials, an'd always  with tho greatest satisfaction to  all Parties concerned. He has shot  over somo of the best dogs on this  continent, not only in Ontario, but  from Florida to British Columbia,  nnd also iip-Great Britain, and is  thoroughly familiar with tho requirements of tho sportsmen of Ontario,  especially    nlong tho lines indicated.  IIIi Itev-nit,  Mr. Do Lone (on being introduced)���  Miss Coquette nnd I hnvo met before.  Miss Coquette icoldlyl-Yes. I remember now.  ���'We will let bygoncB be bygones, for  time bonis all wounds and no doubt I  wns n very silly boy nt the time."  "IloyV"  SEE HIM SMILE!  So would you when yoa imoke  LUCINA CIGARS.  That very swoet ll&vor will mak*  nny oigar smoker look ploasant.  MANIXF-ACTUIUSI)  BV  GEO. F. BRYAN & CO WINNIPEG  Mr. Billus���"Maria, how does it  happen that Fanny isn't going to  church with you this morning? Mrs.  Billus���You know as well as I do,  J olin, that when Bessie and Kate and  I go to church somebody has to stny  at home. There isn't room for four  pairs of sleeves in our pew.  Queen Wilhelmina has contributed  S800 for the benefit of the Martinique  sufferers. This will cause her husband's creditors to express another  large batch of disgust.  Wilson's  prljrPadr  The Original and  only Genuine  INSIST ON WILSON'S  How will King Alfonso's subjects  like his admission that he docs not  liko bull lighting himself, and Unit'  he would like to Introduce horse  racing its a substitute'?  �� .. -i  W. N. U. So. 383.  To    employ a   revivalist    will not  "1 must hnve been. It was ten years j h<"lp us evade our own responsibility.',  ngo. nnd your reason for, refusing mo  wits that you were old enough to be my  mothor."   Three Grent Skeleton*.  The vicinity of Palermo, Italy, has  yielded tliree remarkable human skeletons, one in 1-110. one ln 15111 and the  Inst in IBM. The flrst was twenty-one,  the second thirty and the third thirty-  four feet in height.'  New York's Ilall of Fame seems to ���  havo boon forgotten early. '*'.  l The asphalt trust doesn't seem to  have laid an "easy street" to walk'  on.  Every year we make war on the*:  mosquito, and overy year the rnos-:  quito fights back. THE INDEPENDENT.  : SATURDAY'.--.. .. ...AUGUST 9, 1902:  )__����<!>SXS����<3X~D^^  1  Mew Tall Walking Hats.    |  These .are just to hand���the smart now WALKING- HATS for  autumn. Tho colors are White, White and Black, White and Grey,  White and Pawn, White and Green. Also White Camel's Hair Hats  that'll strike your fancy t'he anomeht you see tfhem.  You'll be very much pleased with these new arrivals. Your curiosity to know what's going to ibe now tills fall should prompt you  to look in ��vt. those. -������"'.  .VOTE���N'ew goods of every description coining overy day.  0. W. KENNEDY'S,  �� (Successor to Scott & Kennedy)  ;  1 303 Hastings Street,       Vancouver, B. C.  y$��k'  ...SHOES  Ladies and Gentlemen will  find our stock complete.  1   We want your business.  Give us a call.  THE PATEHSON SHOE C0.,LD  301 Hastings St.  HEWS OFTHE LABOR WORLD  CANADIAN.  Winnipeg caterers hold their sixteenth  ���annual excursion on Thursday ut Carman.   Tliwc- was a bis turnout.  Up to date this year building poroiits  aggregating $l,t>22.S00 havo b?en issued  in Wnnnipej;, being away aliena ot all  previous years.  At Ottawa, thro aldermen have of-  iei-red to i ob-ign and test ipubllc ojilmon  tis to wlicffllier or not J. R. Hooth should  return the money iwlvlch he obtained us  a bonus to aid in the construction ot  a central union jmssinger station.  ��� Laborers tor railioad and farm work  liave not been so scarce in Manitoba  for ten years iiast. It is als.0 next to  imjiosMble to get iwomen for house  work. At Winnipeg the demand for  wmtang people iln every branch exceeds the ��npply. , , j  " ,The Amalgamated 'Wood-Workers'  Council for the district oC Toronto has  elected tlhe following ofllcurs for th-2  ensuing term: John Boland, (president;  Fred. C'luskey, vice-president; Ga'irge  Uiitc-hell. secretary; XV. Shaukleton,  treasurer; 'Sam Moore, -delegate to the  Dominion Trades Congress.  rThe Gurney itrouble .i.s still on, and  the unions involved atp putting up a  splendid battle. The (inn have acknowledged the heavy loss of trade in Ontario. The fight i.s being actively pushed in -the Northwest, wheie the firm h.is  tad a large m'.irkot for Its goods, anj  an active agent is devoting his' whol-:  t.imc In Ontailo in travelling,* and  bringing the matter,IbeXoie the labor  organization*!.                '.' '  UNITED STATES.  Sioux City, Iowa, has elected a union  {printer for mayor.  New Orleans will celelbrate Laibor  Day this year for the first time in ito  history.  Only union labor will hereafter be  employed on brick and sewer work in  Omaha, Neb.    i  Laibor unions at Syracuse, N. Y.. re-  presenting about 6,00., men, intend placing a la'bor candidate in the field for  mayor.  The International Iron Moulders haive  re-eleotcd all their old ofllcers. Philadelphia was'selected as ,the next plac*  of mooting.  Chinese-nre Agnln flocking to C'ali-  -fornla from-Mcxico.--rhey-creep-uci-03s  tlie line near Tii .luann, n. favorite  place for Illegal entry at (present,  Georgo I~. McNeill, of Uoston, know-i  from one end of .the country to tho  other as the father of the eight-hour  movement, has been chosen diy Governor Ci-.nvo as the labor representative  on -the MnsynohtiKObtH commission nu-  ����tS����������������^^  iTbe Salt      ��    I  lof Life I  i.-i hiihiiM'HH. We want more of (ft  il. W'o'll i>i>t it if un out uud out 0  hnryain will fulfil it.  (tow is This  A two-quart  Hot Wntor Bottle  ur  Fountain Syringe  75c.  j The M-i>'i��-c!If liking,  I       Wal'-iiii Co., LM. Liability ��  �� UIMO-DAU DRUGGIST*. 0  ����(!X!X^:*>X<5<��^_#^  thorlzed by the recent legislature to  urge upon all ithe other states in the  country .the adoption of uniform eight-  hour laws.  At the convention of fbollermalcers  and 'iron shtphuilders held In Baltimore, it was decided to ipay each of  tho union's six vlee-ipreMdents a salary  of 41.200 per year, in order that they  may be a'ble to devote all of their mime  to union affairs.  It was decided iby the Iron Molders'  Intei national convention to (increase  the defense fund by an additional assessment of 2" cents a member each  quanter. This will add SGO.OOO a year to  the fund, wihlch already amounts to  more than $100,000 a year.  The executive fooard of ithe Chicago  Federation of Laibor Is about to iSsue  an appeal to all laibor -men ,to register  for ithe fall election. 'A mass meeting  of (trades, unionists and their sympathizers will toe hold the second Sunday In .September, tut -which they -hope  to form a. political -club���thoroughly  non-pai-tisan.  General managers of .the railroads  centering in Chicago are considering  tlhe advisability of establishing a general labor board v hose individual members will be empowered to act for the  railroads ithey lepresent. An attempt  will -also be made to induce the labor  unions to organize a similar boaid to  "treat iwith the railway board on grievances. ,  The Western  Union Telegraph Com-;  ipany will haive none ot .trades union  Isjn.   I'.ecause o�� their suspected mem  bersmp In -t'he  International Union of  Commercial  Telegraphers,   four  of  its  most competent operators iin San Francis-Co have been dismissed.   The Western  Union   began   its crusade   In   Sun  Francisco against the union July Sill  The Postal Telegraph company Is offering -no obstacle  to Us men joining  the new- union,  and It is asserted the  greaiter .part of its iloi-ce is composed oC  union members.  SUMMONS���SCOTT.  A pretty wedding took place in St.  Paul's Church on Monday evening, <lth  inst. , The ceiemony was peiformed by  the Rev. II. G. Undeihlll, M. A., in the  ipresdnce of a few intimate friend's of  the contracting parties. The -bride was  iMIbS E. Scott, formerly of Innlsrush,  Londonderry, Ireland. The groomsman  was Mr. 13. G. Symmons, au employee  of the fnni of llessrs. Barr & Amlci-  bon. Tlie Vide was attended by hsr  sister, Mi&s-M. Scott,-w!i!le-'Mr. D. Hob-  inson suppoited tho gioom. The happy  couple left on Uie following morning  lor Seattle, where they will be the  guests of the groom's friends. Thc Independent, with their many filend-i,  wish Mr. uud .Mrs. Symmons long life  and happiness, niul arc pleaded to learn  that their permanent residence will lie  In the city.  "���'Oil INTHNDINCr "-"MIGRANTS.  The July circulars of the Eiiibri-imts'  Infoiiniiitiloii oflice, 111 lJroadw.'iy, Westminster, S. W., show the prcseiit pios-  pect.s of emigration. This Is the bes:  season of the yonr for emigrants to go  lo Caiiadii, the circular says. There is  a good demand for capn/blc men nnd  boys who understand farm work. Female .servants nlso are In great demand. Speuklng generally, mechanics  and laborers are well employed at this  time, ibut the labor market Is unsettled  In many parts, and gets very jjoor towards -the winter season.  In New South Wales trade continues  fairly busy In -building and constiue-  tlon wonk. The laboring classes generally are complaining of inoreased cost  of living owing to ithe new federal tar  iff. In Victoria, -South Australia and  Tasmania -there is no general demand  for more lalbor, although Jn some coun  try districts ot Victoria competent farm  laborers and milking hands are very  scarce. There Is a good demand for  farm laborers In the south of Queensland and -In Western Australia, but  more miners are not wanted In either  colony.  In New y.ealund competent general  laborers iind good employment, but  more are not wanted during the present winter season.  There Is a good demand for mechanics, especially men in the building  trades, ln Cape Colony, Nutal und the  Transvaal, ibut no one can land without flrst obtaining a permit from the  permit olllce, -17 A'lctorla street, Lon  don, S. AV. Tke .-general manager of  the railways reports that a limited  number of engine-fitters, -boller-nioikers,  coach-builders, coach-painters, firemen,  and waggon builders, and a few Iron-  moulders, Iron-turners, coppersmiths,  blaoksmiths, and trimmers would probably secure employment 'by applying at  the government workshops in Cape  Colony. In Natal there Is employment  for various persons for the government  railways. Application should be made  to the agent-general for-Natal, 26 A'lctorla street, London, S. AV.  IN LEGAL TERMS.  "If I were to give you- an orange,"  said the Judge, "I would simply say,  'I givo you the orange," but should the  transaction be entrusted to a lawyer  to put in writing he would adopt this  f orm:  " 'I hereby give, grant, and convey to  you all my Interest, right, title and advantage of and ln said orange, together  with its rind, skin, juice, pulp and pits;  and all rights and advantages therein,  with full power to bite, suck, or otherwise eat the same or give away with  or without the rind, skin, juice, pulp or  pits; anything hereinbefore or in any  other deed or deeds, instruments of any  nature or kind whatever to the contrary m any wise notwithstanding.'"'  The London, Eng., Electrician prints  a map of the world showing thc Eastern Telegraph company's system and its  general connections. Vancouver Is left  off the map altogether, and New Westminster substituted therefor. Victoria,  Is located just about where Atlin is.  C. Ellis, corner Cambie and Cordova streets, ia the place yoii can got  your ^iair cut in an artistic manner.  Telephone 1���2���5 for a fine livery  turn-out. J. J. Sparrow, Palace livery  stables.  Elngillng Brothers' AV-orld's Greatest  Shows are conducted on dtnicly hon  orable (business principles. Every precaution Is taken to protect Ringlin  Brothers' patrons from gamblers and  shaiipers of all kinds, and a cormplete  conps of detectives is maintained during  the season to guard the public from imposition.  Take from man the right to quit work  at his own pleasure", and you take from  him that,attribute which, next to t'he  right to Yight' itself, marks the differ  ence between the human and the lower  animal.  (Regular attendance at the meetings  of the union is as good a criterion as  any of the sphlt -that leally dominates  the members.  C.  P.  R.  employees' picnic at  Port  Hammond nexit iStuturday.  The Walleis and AVadtresses will hold  a social dance next AVednesday oven  ing at Noulh Vancouver.   All welcom;.  mingling Bros, employ over a tho-i  sand men, women and children. To  feed this great -company of people re  quires a daily average of 900 pounds  of bread, 1,000 pounds of .meat, -120 s li-  lons of colfee," and everything else m  proportion. These supplies, as well as  10 tons of hay, 300 bushels of outs and  23 bushels of corn for the horses, have  to be seemed daily in the city iwhjre  the show Is exhibiting.  rtlngllng Brothers' ti .lined animal  dlsplay_introduces_Capt._Web_ys__ juggling seals, I'i of. AVood's dog and pony  clicus, and Pearl Souder's famous herd  of 20 comedy elephants. This display  of trained -animal Ceatuics surpasses  anything of, the kind ever seen In this  country.  .The giraffe with Hlnglliig Brothers'  Circus ls the costliest zoological specimen In the wni Id. So far as known, It  Is the only one In existence. AVhen It  Is gone the hpluIus will be exitlnt-t..  Hum, Cambie street.  Morgan, The Tailor, Granville street.  Dan Stewart, Cordova street.  Clubb & Stewart, Cordova street.  AV. Murphy, Cordova street.  MoR.ie & -McDonald, -Hastings street,  east.  E. Lairsen, Hastings Street.  J. Carrolll, Cordova street.  Simon & Co., Cordova atreet  Johnson ' & Higgins, Cordova street.  S. McPherson, Cordova street.  FROM SAN FANCISCO.  The executive council of the State  Federation* of Lalbor has decided to appeal to -the next legislature to enact an  initiative and referendum law. ��� A  measure iwHU be drafted similar to tliat  passed by the last Oregon legisla/ture.  The conventions of the various political  parties w��ill also be asked to pledge action in favor of the -proposed legislation.  There are now ninety-nine unions affiliated iwlth the labor council.  Soveral unions have agreed to Impose  a line of from $2.50 to JW on membjrc  wiho' full to -turn out on Labor Day.  A s-atlsfaotory settlement of the dlf-  feiences between -the owners of steam  oonatlug vessels and the marine engi  neers and mates "has Tieen elfeoted. The  demands of the mon for n nine-hour  work-day and overtime pay were con  ceded and a contract signed by the ton  tending forces.  The differences between -the Building  Trades council and the Brotherhood of  Carpenters have ibeen satitled to tho  soiMsfaotlon of all parties concerned.  President Gompers took an important  part In itihe arbitration.  The Southern Pacific company lia3  acceded to some of the demands mado  by'the machinists and Is still considering the irecjuest .for an increase iln ithe  wage scale ait present In force. The petitions for day and a half's time for  working on holidays and for seven holidays- during 'the year instead of fo-ir  have ibeen granted.     ���  The governing committee of ithe  Union Lalbor party has Issued a call  for a convention -to nominate candidates from the fourth and ififth congressional distrlots, a member of the  state board of equalization for.the first  district (San Francisco), and a member of the state Iboard of railroad commissioners for the Second district. The  convention is to be held on September  lGth.  Personal rights, consistent with good  government, ils far away an'd above all  other preiogatlves guaranteed by our  democratic Institutions.-  WHAT-IS PARLIAMENTARY LANGUAGE?  Docs it mc��n the truth told in u particular  phiiEeology, lib wlieu It was ruled thut it wns  not correct,on the part of Mr. Pillion, M. P., to  cnll Chamberlain "n. damned liar"? Mr.  Martin, member for Galwny, ln 17b!> referred to  a icllow member nud hii siiter, who weie  sitting iu the gallery, thus; "These Honsonbys  are the curse of my country. They arc'���  personally aud politically, from tlio toothless  old ling who ls now grinning ln the gallery to  thc white-livered scoundrel who is now  shherlngon the Iloor." lly comparison with  this Mr. Dillioii'.s observation was moderation  itself. J:x. ' ">. I  SNIDER'S SHOE STORE  632    GRANVILLE    STREET,  Carries a full line of  UNION LABEL SHOES.  The   Union -Label   guarantees, fair  wages and good workmanship.  No scab labor.  PHONE I220A.  Carpenter and Joiner  516-518 Seymour St.  Between Pender and Dunsmuir Sts.  All kinds of work in this line promptly attended to.  ���  GEO. HAY  4  Al���Vani-dm-cr's - Pioneer���Clothei���A  tt Renovator, makes a suit new. . t  A A  T Dyeing and Repairing. X  >��. 216 Camdie St., A'anoobver. a  Meeting.  F. O. E.���VANCOUVER AERIE, No. 6,  meets "Wednesday evenings; visiting  brethren  welcome.   Bert Parsons, AV.  P.: J. G. Ure, AV. S., Arcade.  HOTCL NORTH VANCOUVER.  A delightful summer resort; strictly  llrst-class and up-to-dnto In overy respect.  Terms, f2 per day, J10 per week; special  rates for families. Saddle ponies, horses  and rigs always on hand for visiting the  Cnpllano, woll known for Its excellent  fishing and shooting. Boats for hire anytime.   Band overy Sunday afternoon.  P. LARSON, Prop.  isooosoeoooeoooesoMeoooc  !    DELICIOUS WINE  t    Madx Exclusively from b. C. Fbuit.  >   FKKSH CUT FLOWERS    UNION-MADE  I DOME8TIC CIGARS.  I        When making a trip around the  I Park cull on  )  ��   Wo D�� wOUCS      Lighthouse  oaettoooooocaooooooaooai  ���  | Gold at a Discount  t  i  ��� Wm. RALPH, 126 Hastings St. f;  J SOLE AGENT X-  ���������������������������������*������������������������������������������  Is no more a Bargain, tliaria  #65 Cleveland Bicycle at. $45.  AVe bave just a limited number of both "Ladies' andi Gent's  Models���1301 make���regular $65.00 wheels, whioh go whlle-they last  ai 145.00.  This is the greatest wheel bargain, in years.-  Hardwood Mantels  Of the Latest Designs Just Arrived.  We aro 'sorry to havo kept you wait lng for this 1st, But we know It will pay  you as they are a beautiful collection.  Sole agents for tho Dawson'Beauty Orates.  An expert Tilo Setter to placo Tiles, etc.  Show room second floor. ,  MteLennan,  McFeely & Co.  Phone ii.  122 Cordova Street., Vancouver, B.C.  Phone 1063.  Children's Clothing.  Tlie CHIDDRHN'S CXiOTHOlNG Section of our store is "ivery Interesting just now.   Uots of splendid clothing for the little fellows.-  And -by the iway���you'll soon have to -be thinking of your boy's  school suit.  We mate to mention tihat school days are again close at handi  ibut "faots are stubborn things." . ,  JOHNSTON, KERfOOT ��, CO.  104 and 106 Cordova Street.  Trunk Store 12? Hastings St., Ob|>. Wm. Ralph's.  ULS  KELLY, DOUGLAS ��> CO.  WHOLESALE GROCERS,  Cordova and Water Streets,   -   Vancouver, B. C.  [ft^f Headquarters for Domestic and Imported 'Cigars,and Smoking Sundries.  I The Poor Workman  2 ,  Is known  by   his' poor tools/ ' GopcrAvork-r"-'-1'"  * . .men  buy  good tools, but the'best*wprkhVen.     <  ^ will:" have "'nothing ' but^R^b^t'"'tliat''afe,'''''"';;i  !j54 made.    We, keep   both kinds   of  tools.    We  5j��* '    keep    KVEKYTIIINCr ' THAT; IS  MANUi~ACTUlU"t> lLin -  $      the line of Hardware, Cutlery 'and Tools: ,  ��   " , Tepbpuone 432.   ,        '   ' &'  5ft ' i   ���   ,- ���   $  |  Vancouver Hardware Co., |  f,    , 339 Hastings Street."'������   i   ',.���'.      9-  <ii&T4t''lftM'6''f4y-4:'4W-4)Y4%V4W4��'Y4)m^ '  A\V;i\V'KV;iT'r/��.V, i^-wfi.-wi\^-wii.-wti\-wfi\w V/TxVA%VA\V/!vV;TsV/f\V,fNV,>?\*#A..V,,*V*r7T;  1 . &|iarMiog'''''..':;':'''r'-l  it'.",.     .  -Cascade-1  ���keeps you   cool���strengthens the nerves���and increases vitality.   You  know'it���who doesn't?   .You've enjoyed lt���who hasn't.  GIDT CASCADE and l'or.-jet the summer heat���one glass   oi    its  foaming goodness soothes the hottest palate.  Ah it cooly .guugles down .your  parahed -throat you   renew  your  v��gor and forget the .wenther man's -worst predictions.  THE    BEDR    WITHOUT    A    PEEK.  Vancouver  Breweries^ 8*  g , Vancouver, B. C.  ��������S$SXs>��������isXj^^  SPECIAL  MESSAGES  OR   .  "HURRY-UP"  ORDERS .      ,  can ljp    safely   left    at  our  ��� down-town olllco lu the  ARCADE  You cr.n leave your hundlo of  laundry there too.  The down-town olllce Is for'  your special convenience.  PIONEER  Steam Laundry  Phonk 346. 010 -'014 Richards St  Dow.ntow.v Office', No. 4 Akcaiie.  WHITE   HELP ONLY.  Parcels called for and delivered.  Advertise In'The Independent.1  ��������6������������������������.  tt->  if  'if  if  <�����  O--  U.  <>  in.  9"  ' "Look; Look,'Look Oui,"  We examine your eyes and test A.  them    by    the    most    scientific , ,���  methods and prescrlho the proper < >,  glasses to aid falling sight or to  correct defects of vision.   Then  we fit the lenses  to  your eyes * t  and the   frames   to   your f.ice. i i  Come und  have vour eyes ex- i I  omlncd by "Mr. Allan our doc- .i I-  tor of optics." ��� We guarantee to i i  suit you in all respects. < ���  DAVIDSON i BROS.,  The Jewelers and Optician!,  .   146 Cordova St. ^  ��� ������������<����������������� ������<���������������!"  i-  .  miiammBmijffimWAWMiwm  ittjsaaHK_g_s__i

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