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 LerfslatlYeLlbi'y  Mar. ��]M  THE  ROYAL BANK  OF  CANADA.  ���   * . . SAVINGS   BANK . .  A Geaerol Banking Buslnass  Transacted..  .  .OFFICES���Hastings   Btreet,   W.,  -Westminster Avenue, Vancouver.  8. c. rnimm mm and  SAVINGS CO. '.  AuthorUwS Capital ��� JIO.OCO.OOO  SalHCrltwd Capital - - 1,600,000  Allien Over .... 300,000  Head Office, 821 Cambie Street,  Vancouver, B. C.  !  ii  VOL.  mi  VANCOUVER, li. (.'., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7. l!H��3.  NO 20.  ACLOSECOMW.  VX  As, the Independent goes to press  <FrIday noon) lt looks tolerably certain as If Robt. Q.' Macpherson, the  Liberal nominee, .will have a majority  Over Chris. Foley, the labor candidate.  'Unless the unexpected happens this  will be the case. The northern vote-is  hot all in, and Is not liable to 'be for  a few days.-  The rea'r'flght" was "ln the  city.'    _,, ",,' '.;'���'_   "\ '. ' '   ,  , A labor candidate has again been defeated, but by such a narrow majority  . and.under such conditions that the  .workingmen can really claim a victory,  'tor they put up a'ilght to be proud of.  Opposed to" them they had a splendidly  .organized political force, which brought  every' voter on their' side to 'the polls.  The fact also that Mr. Macpherson was  the government nominee gave him a  prestige with some people that Immediately commanded their vote.  On the other hand Mr. Foley had no  'such'organlzatlon, nor did his commit-  - tee have .sufficient of the wherewithal  to perfect within a short space of time  a perfect voting discipline, which ls so  effective    on    election    day.   Another  ^ource of weakness to Mr. Foley was a  tew men who forcgdThemselves to the  ������Jront and sought- to-rmake the campaign an opportunity for venting their  personal spleen. Fortunately the labor  men were not responsible for this, and  It ceased before It had gone too far.  Mr. Foley was In no sense to blame for  this, and throughout his speeches lie  stuck to the Issues of the campaign,  and compelled the admiration of opponents and supporters alike for the  able manner in which he conducted It  under the most adverse and trying  conditions. No man living could have  made a better or cleaner fight for labor.  Thet great mistake of workingmen  not seeing to it that their names were  on the voters' list was painfully apparent during the progress ofthe campaign,' and on election' day' scores were  thus disfranchised. This proved to be  a costly lesson to labor, and one wlilch  should be taken advantage of, and  a systematic canvass be made' to' have  every w.orkingman ,011 the lists by next  revision of the lists, which takes place  in March.  The'Independent feels flattered at the  splendid showing made ' from'the tact  that lt ,was the only paper In'..Vancouver that openly advocated Mr. Foley's  cause.  RETURNS  TO. DATE.  Returning Officer C. H. Mouat Is not  expected back for eight or nine days,  as he will have to call on the Quadra  at a number of Northern points, and  until his return no official announcement of the figures will be made. The  following are the returns as for as received:  der that we riia^ get protection by law  Just the same as any other citizen.  "For a labor union to openly adopt  any political party���democrat,' republican, populist, temperance or socialist-  would disrupt the union. Organize your  political clubs, outside of the unions,  and you can accomplish good. .Your  laws allow'you to discuss men and  measures, but partisan politics are not  permissible. Follow your own laws  and you will not go far wrong."  l!!U)ES.L\IH/,i:0IUMKU  BRITISH AND FOREIGN SEAMEN.  A movement has been started on the  Mersey and other ports under the name  of the British Seamen and Firemen's  Union, the principal object of which la  the restoration of. British 'crews to  British ship's. Although hundreds of  British seamen, their wives and families, are homeless and hopeless, the  country is swarming with foreigners of  every nationality. Out of every hundred seamen and firemen employed on  board the vessels of the Mercantile Marine.-of Britain .engaged in the foreign trade, exclusive of .fishermen, at  least seventy arc foreigners, and they  are rapidly'Increasing. 7 A meeting was  recently held at Cardiff for the purpose  of founding a branch of the Union, and  the .following resolution was unanimously adopted: "That this meeting of  British sailors and firemen hereby  pledge ourselves to support the policy  of the British Sailors' and Firemen's  Union by becoming members, believing  that only by combination on those lines  can we ever hope to secure for Britishers the right which the subjects of all  other nations enjoy���namely, that to  earn their living ln their own country  and under thcir own flag."  Place.  I'fttiCQti  Vancouver City   1703  -Port Moody  20  North Vancouver  34  Squamlsh.. ..' '   14  Couth Vancouver  3  Ooqultlam....  8  Barnet  9  liund  a��,  Texada  14  Howe'Sound  39  &   -  1671  IS  13  2  S  8  1  0  31  8  s  O  a  335  0  2  0  0  0  0  3  0  THE FAIR WAGE CLAUSE-  JIty Solicitor Hamersley wrote to  last Monday night's city council, enclosing copy, of .form ,to be inserted in  all contracts executed for the city as  'follows': "Provided always, and lt Is  hereby declared and agreed by the  contractor, that this contract Is entered  Into on the condition that he or any  sub-contractor under him, will pay to  any workmen, mechanic, citizen or laborer' employed -by- him, .nnder-.,or ln  connection with thls^ contract, such  wages and remuneration at least as are'  generally accepted as current in the  city, of Vancouver for similar work or  employment, as mentioned In this contract, to be performed and fulfilled by  hlm.":'"l "-'i"- - '     'I '���  Aid. Macpherson 'said that ��� at the  time the contract is let the wages  should be stated In the -form,' similar  to the way the-Dominion government  does.  Aid. Morton pointed out that the  clause as read was inoperative, and  that in order to make it effective, the  blank form should be filled in stating  the amount of wages to be paid,   ,  The mayor agreed that when the contract was let the rate of wages should  be stated.  And it went at that.  President Lamrick presided over a  good attendance at Thursday night's  meeting of the Trades and Labor council. Secretary Russell was* also in his  place.  CREDENTIALS.  Journeymen Tailors���R. A. Lawson.  Musicians' Union���MesBrs. Wallace,  Bodyer and Sordet.  Machinists' Union���Geo. Downey, W.  Dodds, W. Beers, W. ..Bandy.  Shingle Weavers' Union���M. MoKtn-  non, W. G. Bartley, J. McKenzle.  COMMUNICATIONS.'  From P. M. Draper, secretary Trades  and Labor Congress of Canada, te per  capita tax.   Ordered paid.  From Boiler-makers' Union, withdrawing its delegates from Trades arid  Labor Council.   Filed.  From C. Swartz, secretary, enclosing  copy of resolution passed by Victoria  Trades and Labor Council, requesting  members of parliament and senators  for the province to use all their influence with the Dominion government to  introduce legislation on .the lines recommended ln the report of the royal  commission on Oriental Immigration.  Endorsed.  ' From Tobacco Workers' International  Union, that goods manufactured by the I  tobacco trust were unfair.   There being  no trust goods   handled  In this  city,  the communication was filed.  hurrying-on. She has a close acquaintance with (te potato-to be peeled and  boiled,; with the stocking with the hole  ln the.-heel, with the bed that should  bo made at once, with the carpet crying for.the broom. -  - < So forgive her if she is cross sometimes,-remembering that little homely  acts -of kindness are far more catching  than- the   measles.���Charles   F. Ray  mond.  . MONTREAL STREET RAILWAY  ...       .       MEN ON STRIKE.  'At 12 o'clock on Thursday.night the  Street, .railway employees' at Montreal  went out.on strike. They ask for recognition .of the union; Increase of pay  fr,om IB 1-2 to 20 cents an hour for men  .ovei;'five years ln the company's service; ',and from 161-2 to 18.cents, for  men under Ave years ln the service; no  .dismissals without a satisfactory reason; pay-for suspensions not warranted by facts; reinstatements of men dismissed since January 1st;' Increase in  the dumber of employees,; so that the  hours of labor shall be shortened. The  men are prepared to accept arbitration.  The, company will fight. The public  are 'with the rrsn, and a bitter contest  Is anticipated.  C-II.R. JFRIKE SE1UED.  The Winnipeg   Trades   and   Labor  Council assembled  ln  special  meeting.  j last Monday  night,  with  one   of  the  I largest turnouts of delegates that has  From Deputy Minister of Labor, Ot-,^^ seen    ^ reasQn of |t wag  MS OFTHE LABOR WORLD  At Cheyenne, Wyo��� carpenters   s  on strike for 50 cents an hour.  Helena, Mont., has raised wages of  city employees from $2.60 to $3 per day.  Society women of Chicago have organized to fight the Servant Girls'  union. -  =.lS67_nM_.149  Macpherson's majority over Foley, so  far as heard from, is thus 113.  At the polling place at Hastings not  a single vote was cast' for any of the  three candidates.  THE UNION IN POLITICS.  R. L. Harper, labor organizer for  Florida, says:  "I have been asked to say a word  about this aspect, of labor organizations:  "Well, you are all doubtless aware ot  the fate the Knights of Labor met.  They went Into politics���and obscurity  at  the next meeting.  "A labor union Is one thing, a political party another.  "In unions there is education for the  masses, while In politics they, the  masses, are kept blinded as to the main  questions at Issue, blinded by party  prejudices and used as catspaws to pull  chestnuts out of the fire for scheming  politicians. ��� Yet 1 believe It the absolute duty of everj' workman to exercise  the franchise given him by the laws  of the country; but flrst of all let  him educate himself up' to the needs of  the people and vote with the party  whb will adopt our platform or such  part of it as we deem necessary, ln or-  TO LICENSE OUTSIDE TAILORS.  The merchant tailors of the city petitioned last Monday the city council  that tailors from the east were in the  habit of coming here and taking orders  for suits of clothes, which are afterwards made at outside points. As the  wages paid in the east are not at all  equal to those paid in this city, the petitioners contended that It .was unfair  to allow outsiders to compete with  them without an adequate license being Imposed on them.  "We, therefore, pray that a license of  $50 a day be Imposed while they are  engaged ln taking orders in the city.  The present by-laws in force do not  seem to be workable."  Those signing the petition were:  McRae & McDonald, John Carrelli, W.  Murphy, B. Slmson, Dan Stewart &  Co., J. Doherty, Clubb & Stewart,  Johnson & Higgins, J, Brooke, J. G.  Campbell, Mortlmore ��� Bros., Morrison  & Co., A. R. McCallum, Thos. C. Morgan.  tawa, re addresses of ofllcers of unions.  Delegates Instructed to take notice.  From  A.  Roper,  secretary    Texada  Miners' union, thanking the council for  prompt assistance given    them   while  sustaining the eight-hour day aPTrout  Lake tunnel. Vancouver.   Filed.  t  I,id        STRIKE SETTLED.  F.'i Williams,*-chairman of the committee on' the Trout 'Lake tunnel strike",  reported at length om the satisfactory  settlement of the trouble, and that the  eight-hour day would run until the  end of the Job. Report adopted, and a  hearty vote of thanks tendered to tht  committee,* for,,,the. thoroughness .In  which1 their work was- done. ' '��� ,  DOUGAN'S .DISMISSAL.  Several delegates spoke on the matter of the dismissal of School Teacher  Dougan from the city staff. On motion  a committee was' appointed to investigate and report on'same. The commit-  tee^a're Wm."'George,*Ti Wise and G,  Adams.     "'' ',   ���  A motion was passed asking that the  position of organizer held by Mr. Watson- be cancelled by the Trades and  Labor  Congress.  A resolution was passed to the effect  that the provincial government be requested to Insert the fair wage clause  ln the lease to Deadman's Island between it and Mr. Ludgate.  The delegates -of tlie Musicians reported that the Imperial opera house  had been placed on the unfair ilBt.  NOTICES OF MOTION  Barring all delegates not wage earn-  1 *      1  ers.  To take into consideration the matter of establishing a labor bureau.  A committee to revise the by-laws  was appointed, comprising Messrs.  George, Dickenson and Pound.  Adjourned.  CARNEGIE GRANTS TO CANADA.  Following list of Canadian cities and  towns have accepted grants from the  Carnecle trust:  1901���Ottawa, $100,000; "Vancouver,  $50,000; Windsor, $20,000; St. John's,  Nfid., $50,000; Colllngwood, $10,000; jWon-  treal, $160,000; Winnipeg, $100,000; Pembroke,  $10,000���Total,  $490,000.  1902���Berlin, $15,000; Dawson, $25,000;  Gait, $17,500; Goderlch, $10,000; Guelph,  $20,000; Lindsay, $10,000; St. Catharines,  $20,000; St. Thomas, $15,000; Sarnla, $15,-  000; Smith's Falla, $10,000; Stratford,  $12,000; Thorold, $10,000; Victoria, $50,-  000; Winfleld, $15,000���Total, $214,500.  THB WOMAN WHO WORKS AT  HOME.  Here's to the woman who works at  home. Is she cross sometimes? Well,  can you blame her? To rise, to work,  to sleep; to rise, to work again. This Is  her lot. Se when you can, Just lift the  curtain and change the scene a bit.  Man starts with the whistle and his labor ls over when his time check1 is in.  She who works at home ls never done.  So when you can, widen her vision.  Perhaps her horizon to-day Is a row ot  back yards set off by garbage palls.  She receives her morning uplift from  the steam from 'the .washtub, and her  liisplrntion from a clothesline full of  flapping   clothes.    You   may  -take a  night off and slip into lodge at will.  She  stops  at  home,   for  the   babe  Is  cross.   You may easily go where there  is the calcium light and the music of  the orchestra.   Her   calcium   light Is  the flicker of thc stove that calls for  more wood, her orchestral music is thc  rattle of  the supper    dishes.* Is   she  '  1  cross sometimes?   Well, can you blame  her?   You   view  a hundred    changing  scenes a day, to and from your work,  and meet your mates, your friends, in  passing.     She    views    the-  breakfast  plates and the same old dishpan stares  her in the face.   She sees the next meal  the Intimation from the U. B. R. E.  that they were ready to have the Canadian Northern Railway placed on the  fair list. The Machinists' ahd Boilermakers' union had withdrawn their  members from the road last summer  before the strike became general, and  so* it was necessary for them io hold  meetings to revoke their strike, orders  before the members could return to  work under the U. B. R,^. .settlement.  These unions .ratified the agreement  and by nine o'clook the strike executive  committee ar.\ fed at-the Trades Council and laid on the table the agreement  and schedules ��� for seven departments  of.the rail waj   service.  On motion hat the request ot the  U." B. R. E. be complied with and the  ban of organized labor removed from  the road," the committeemen explained  the steps that had been token and the  result accomplished.- In the,rs.che*lules  they had obtained that which .they, had  struck for. The agreements were .made  between the company and the employees of the different departments, formal recognition of the organization not  being Included. All men who chose  could return to their position forthwith,  but appllcatlo- must be made within  thirty, days. ' he employees on work  that suspends for the winter will resume as soon as operations are commenced again, May 15th being set as  the limit for !.ny aDpllcatlon.  In the discussion that followed it  was urged that while the road fairly  observed the schedules and dealt with  labor as organized, it should have the  goodwill,of its employees. The U. B.  R. E. representatives moved a vote of  thangs to the Trades Council foi* the  assistance and energy that had been  displayed by that body all through the  prolonged struggle, and the council  men retorted by complimenting the U.  B. R. E. on the persistency and loy  alty-dlsplayed-by-its^members.���Their  action all through would result to the  benefit of labor in the city and country.  Ratification of the settlement was  passed by a standing vote unanimously, and the seven months' strike was  over. Winnipeg workers luul stuck to  their principles and had prevailed ���  The Winnipeg Voice.  with    the   American  Labor  1  ,     CERTIFICATED FIREMEN.  Union No. 24, of the International  Brotherhood of Stationery Firemen,  wrote the city council last Monday  night asking that n by-law be passed  In which one fireman In every shift ln  each plant ln this city shall hold a  certificate of c^cioncy, and In plants  where more tha 1 three firemen are employed, two eel Ideated firemen should  be employed. 1 his is for the protection  and safety of employees employed In  said plants, and also for thc protection  of the community at large.  This by-law they desired to be enacted and come into force not later than  the lst of September, 1903. This would  create no Injustice to any one fireman  not holding a certificate at the present  time, but would enable lilm to prepare  himself to pass the examination and  receive the same.  Referred to finance committee.  Teamsters of Chicago will get a  raise Of $1.75 per week, beginning February L  Seattle has a strong organization of  newsboys affiliated with the Labor  CounclL    '  Twenty thousand disbanded soldiers  from South Africa are out of work in  London.  The Wllllamctte Iron- works at Portland, Ore., has established the nine-  hour day.  Distress caused by lack of employment still prevails ln many sections  of Australia,  The weekly pay law has been declared constitutional by the Indiana  supreme court.  Three large brick manufacturers at  Wllllamsport have agreed to use "the  union label on all bricks.  The United Milk company -of San  Francisco has incorporated ln New  Jersey with $2,000,000 capital,  The new factory law In Switzerland  prohibits reduction of wages in many  cases and abolishes the fining system.  The shingle weavers of Oregon,  Washington and British Columbia have  organized an international union  The strike of the electrical workers  at Ottumwa, Iowa, has unionized twenty-five shops in the last two weeks,  The United Brotherhood of Railway  Employees with 33,000 members, has affiliated  union.  Senator Mark Hanna has signed the  scale of the street car men in Cleve  land, Ohio, the same to be In force for  one year.  - The Australian trade unions have  formed a national federation on the  principle of the American Federation  of Labor.  The wages of   Journeymen   ln    the  building   trades  in  Chicago   has   been  Increased from 60 cents  to $1 a day,  February 1. '  ��� The new political party In Cuba ad-:  .yocates the establishment by th'e gov-  11 , f,ij, ��� ,  1 1'   .   1  ^rnmentof a system for arbitration of  labor disputes.  In the fifty years of its history the  Amalgamated Carpenters and Joiners'  organization have paid out almost $10,-  000,000 in benefits.  The Chinese students of thc College  of Nanyng have gone on a strike because fellow students -were dismissed  for reading a reform Journal.  . The musicians of San Francisco have  given Mayor Eugene E. Schmltz indefinite leave of absence from 'lis duties as president of their organization.  The local Carpenters' union of Colorado Springs, Colo., has decided to  build a $200,000 memorial hall in honor  of the late multi-millionaire, XV. S.  Stratton.  According to a recent decision, no  barber is to be admitted Into a federal  labor union. He must Join the barbers'  _union_ln_the_nearest _to_wn_tq_wherc  he Is employed.  The Machinists' union of San Fran  Cisco is preparing for a crusade in the  spring to establish the nine-hour day  In that city.   They have the support of  the Iron Trades Council.  The Brotherhood of Locomotive Fire  men have voted to erect a home cost  Ing $25,000, for their aged and disabled  members,  to be located at   Highland  Park, a suburb of Chicago.  The recent convention of the Washington State Federation of Labor elected William Blackman president, and  James Menzies secretary. The next  convention will be held ln Seattle.  Typographical Union No. 167, ot  Schenectady, N. Y��� has Imposed a fine  of $2 upon any member who enters the  store of the American Tobacco company.   No excuses -will be accepted.  The government reports show there  are now employed at gainful occupations'in the United States 29,074,117, of  whom 5,379,912 are females. Thus  more than one-sixth of the workers are  females, and engage in 303 separate oc-  ciiDallons.  Division No. 134 Street Railway  Men's union, New Westminster, has  elected officers as follows: President,  J.   A.  Young;  vice-president,   William  Brown; secretary, D. J. Stewart; treasurer, S. Gregory; conductor, G. Holland; warden, E. Routley; sentinel, D.  McNee.  -o  ,.,  ,  Miners at Mace, ln the Coeur d'Alene  district, In Idaho, have been notified  that they must hereafter board-at the  company boarding house or lose their  Jobs. This rule will apply to all unmarried men.  .* - *    * \    - .        i  The report of the treasurer of the  International Bricklayers' union, now  ln convention at Memphis, shows the.  organisation to be in .good 'condition.  The total membership ls 77,328 and the  amount ln the treasury Is $795,705.,  Colorado In two years has Increased  the membership of trades unions over  20,000. There are now 424 unions, as  against 283 two years ago, and.a roll  of 52,000 ln the state. The largest part  of them are affiliated with the American Federation of Labor.  Twenty-eight thousand children,, according to the last census, are employed ln the cotton factories of the South  at wages averaging less than $1.50 per  week. The net profits of the owners-  of these factories in 1900 amounted to  $63,000,000; yet the manufacturers say  that they are paying the^r employees  all that they can afford.  |-|7r       /  As an outcome of the ..Washington  State Federation of- Labor convention  there was organized in Seattle what is  known as the Pacific Coast Blue Label  League, the purpose of wliich is to start  an agitation against the tobacco trusts,  which at the present time are doing  all in their power to crush out the life  of the Cigarmakers' International  union.  The German ministry of the interior,  in the budget estimates, asks for $1,-  000,000 for building dwellings for laborers employed in the government shipyards at Kiel, Wilhelmshaven and  Dantzic, and also for housing minor officials In the crowded industrial districts, and to "be used for loans to  ���building societies whose membership is  exclusively composed of minor public  servants. This Is a continuation of the  policy begun-Jn-1901 with 4500,000 and'  continued in 1902 with $1,000,000.  '0^  <��-    ,  IP'  "I  -i  ���  6-1  j  i  *j  ,}|  EVERY MAN HIS OWN A. F. OF L-*  And now' comes  the ' startling   announcement from Savannah, Ga., that  'i *  there, is,a strong   sentiment    in the  south'ih1 favor of organizing a Southern  Federation of Labor, "south of the Potomac in the states bordering on the  Atlantic and the Gulf."   The Charlotte  Industrial  Journal  prints the  plan ln  a letter  from  a  man    named    F. E.  Cline.   That ls the stuff.   Let us have  Western Federation' of. Labor and an  Eastern Federation of Labor���In fact,  j. Southern Federation of Labor and a ���  let us all organize, a Federation of Labor���let every man be his own Federation of Labor.   There's millions In It.  Sam Gompers overlooked a bet when '  he failed to have a patent Issued on his  American   Federation   of Labor;   then  he could command a royalty on the use  of the name.. Nothing'''succeeds   like  success.   When  Sam GBmiJe'rs  carried  the American ' Federation   of" Labor  around in his coat pocket, and later,  when he was donated six feet of space  in a dark corner of the cigarmakers'  headquarters in New York because the  American Federation of Labor did not  have the price to pay rent, there were  no -imitators���nobody-called ���hlm-bad���-  names���no one cared whether he had a  meal ticket or not.   But now when the  American 'Federation    of  Labor    has  grown to be one of the greatest organizations in the world, then we find all  kinds of people wanting to make Federations of Labor that will be the real  thing.    The   American   Federation   of  Labor is Just as good as the members  of organized  labor In  America  make'  It.   It   is   not,   perhaps,   as  strong  in  some ways as it might be, but the idea  . ���  of every man being his own Federa-, -  tlon of Labor  will  not better things.  If thc men who are so anxious to make  new Federations of Labor   at    every  cross roads in thc country knew what  Snm Gompers   went  through  the  flrst  ten years of the Federation's existence  they would hesitate a long time befoie  they would undertake the job.���Western Laborer.  :. tl  ("isl  Ml  11  Sir Charles Hlbbert Tupper, in tho  course of his remarks at the Young  Men's Conservative Association meeting on Thursday night, said that the  Conservatives of this city did not take  any interest in this by-election, so as  to give Macpherson encouragement to  run at the general election, when "we  (the Conservatives) will make 'hash'  out of him." '  PI  >.  ...iM^'-^-^,J��g^Tfj'AU'<iMuaivii^u^u^^a��iii; TllK iNlT.l'l-.NPD ?'.  SATURDAY FEBRUARY 7, 1903  ttic, INDEPENDENT.  j the     minds  . i World:  of   men.���Duluth Labor  ���-|.'il!.lSn}'*.l':.     WtelilKLY  TM7'Ptl-R -iv-       ��� ."  TERESTS oFtiSe MASSES . Thcre  . "' ' . '     - ���   ���'������:alleged :  ���uy- .|  Till: U\'DErii'\D12.\T PRINTING COMPANY.  s  reason  to  helieve  that the  ull of an Ichthyosaurus, which  hus ben dug up In  England,  Is i-enlly  the swelled head of a member of Parliament, who died shortly attor inukins    " i what his friends called "the host -iiiuitl-  ilASTlN'Os's^ delivered  111  the house.  COl:V1':n' "��� ^ ! ''-v -love!-' Tliis sliould he a warning to  ?L'.o7i  SUKSCRIPTIONS   IN  A  we.*!;, 5 cents;'tnonlli  month*, ;;.', cents; nix-mouths,  one year, ���jl.L'i-,.  ADVANCE.  15 cents; l*hfe��  cents;  Miu.-plier.soii.  KSOORSIOI) V.V THE TRADES AND  l-AHOK COUNCIL, THK VANCOUVER   t.Aitoi;  I'Art'py  and  the  BUILDING TRADES  COUNCIL.  The Independent can always be had  at Galloway's book store, arcade.  SATURDAY FE-1'.UUAK Y  1903  . A -subscriber about seven years in .v.*-  're.iis lo a Juucsvlllc paper was dyih1;.  ".How ,did you feel-*"' hrd loin*. doihr  Tin* editor dropped in tu see him.  "iiow do ,you feel?" said"'His pencil  pusher. "All' looks bright before nie,"  Siispcd the subscriber. "I thought so,"  lvsponded tho editor. "You'll see 'llr.-  blaze in about  ten lnlnutes."  Labor is its.own guardian.  Attend your union meetings.  Don't talk  too much.   Do more.  Does your swear-erf.still hold water.  This  Is a growing   .'time    all;  right  enough���for,the politicians. .   .  ���The kind of board of managenifnt a  hospital loathes is one who makes both  ends meet. The Ideal board Is. Hip one  which -keeps- the hospital always In  debt. Without the debt there would be  no ground for appealing to the public;  so the perfect board arranges for a  new wing.' or something, Incurii "the  d-sbt, and then makes a. heartrending  appeal to the benevolent.  Into ethical subjects is pitiful to cotem-  n!ate.7 ..-'���'��� .      '.  .As to whether a nir Is right-or  wrong has no reference to success.or  failure. Shakespeare ri jognized this  when he said, "The evil lion do iives  alter them, the good is oi. interred with  i'-i'i   bo--*     "  The newbp.ipei whiih hold- up ,in-  mhiv to tin- sioin and ueil-loii ot thi  11 ,ni,i,i:nt.\ bi -use l.iluue l.i.ly h,i\e  Wen eiKmil.ii.id nlnu hiippoitlii,; " i  lUfinipli ' .nn, il!> 1 ul.i'.g. Noble .iitu  iii uoi I'Mniln! ol igruble minds  lioWdiin iiiii. inipn-is i task upon  k m in uuli'-s he is null ped to pi-.io.ni  lt The wind i- Icinp.-iid to the shorn  I mill No cm- e\pnts opponents of a  1 ibo. papei to ti.nel upon the ule\.tied pl.ni'  ociup'id by tho c it piesu.res,  tO       C1UIL1--1',    lOllaOtlUClltly    allow ,11111-1  aio in iili- that aio not extended to bet-  ti'i people.  ^.^K'^.^f.^...-^^^*...^*^*��� .--o .*>-����������� & ���.  Are you an active participant in the  business and affairs of your union?  Tarry not too long over..the bottle.  It has sadly muddled many a good  'workman.  '���The" benefit of some bona .fide labor  men in the city council is becoming  strikingly apparent.  Every    man,   seeking,   public    ofllcs  :Si$ii?, should'!srfiuzzle his'fool friends??,, Three-  words   defeated  -Blaine-.'for. the  presi-  ���7.-.   dency. /?,'-���'���  The lighting platform adopted at the  recent Federal Political Congress of  Australia needs no lengthy exposition  or defence���it speaks for Itself. Here  are its planks: (1) The maintenance  of a white Australia; (2) compulsory arbitration; (3) old age pensions; (*1) tlie  nationalization of ��� monopolies; (5) a  citizen defence force; (G) the restriction  of public borrowing; (7) ; navigation  laws.  ; Vancouver Is destined  to be a great  city, and nothing'will contribute, to its  growth   more   than  an   intelligent  or-  .. ganlzatlon of labor.  Tin-  late Henry  George's single tax  theory is being tried by many communities In'New Zealand.   Give Ic ti inai  ������in British Columbia.  As to what organized labor has accomplished, it Is sate to say that it has  doije.iinore.:to ameliorate the condition  ofthe worker than all other causes  combined. It has secured for them the  repeal of laws, the injustice of .which  was only equalled by their absurdity;  it has constantly fought against industrial slavery; and has to a large extent succeeded in eradicating the sweat  shops which are a blot on our, present  civilization.���Ex.  The young fellow of 21 who married  7 a Chicago wldowi.with thirteen cliildren,  might  have   known  that    the    hoodoo  would never miss u chance like that:.  ?,; The miners of the Yukon    made the  , lien law a prominent issue.in  the recent .election.   The new Yukon 'Council  will, take the matter up and pass an act;  ? "Shure, Oi'm no partisan, Jerry. Oi  .'vote..for th'. best man." "An'; how c'n  yeztell which wus Hi' best, man till  af ther the votes ar-re counted, Dlnny?".  iyThe -first7 prize at, a 'Chicago euchre  ?7 party was a ton of coal.   The o?tenta-  .   Hon of*rwealth in some communities is  "becoming almost  unbearable,  says an  : exchange. "  ' ���"  ' "The7 labor ticket for ��� aldermen in  Vancouver -were all defeated, in the  recent municipal elections. Labor men  failed to vote .Tor their own���the old; old  story so often told."���Toronto .Toiler.  Our .esteemed contemporary makes a  mistake. Vancouver elected three of  its' nominees���Aid. Wood,..Jlacpherson,  Morton. The. two. latter headed the poll  in their respective, wards. And Aid.  Wood .was only two -votes"-'behind:':lils  running mate���Aid. -Morton. No doubt  the. Toiler  refers  to  Victoria.  .In a small hut near North Kingston  a man, his .wife, and twenty-four children  have? been ; discovered  living, to-  .���Eetlier. ? Is this? what they call Canadian prosperity? *  ? If the lost energy contained in'" tho  wave sounds produced by the flow of  oratory during,the last few weeks could  be Vutilize'd, .what an immense power  '.would be at the public disposal.  ;  " J.' FierpontMorgan is credited with  ;a proposal either to take over all our  ���'��� Canadian railways or to finance the  Grand Trunk Pacific. Good, kind Pier-  pontV'if you were not so humane, you'd  ���take the whole darn cheese.  A -certain soTcalled socialist paper recommends Tom Mann to get-work...'.The  view of work.taken by the man whose  manual callosities are only''exceeded.'by  his mental.obt.useness is that bruin toll  Is only child's play. It is, not work to  lecture,.'to organize, to:think, oh, no!  'Such 'irreconcilable,' Intolerant, quarrelsome, brainless, malignant ���ignoramuses would ruin any. movement. The-first  plank In their, platform should be Love,  and, lo, they have put Hate there instead. - Fancy ,the so-called? leaders of  a socialist? movement objecting to one  who, however? humbly, attempts to follow in the footsteps? of Las'salie,' Marx,  Engels, 'Morris, -and Hyndmann! ... It  .were. better, for socialism and loving  kindness .that a millstone: were hanged  about . their neoks and tliey?: were  drowned'in the depths of the sea. Socialists?���nay,V .dis-socialists!���Sydney  Worker;1-' "V   "   ?���''"'''.'  HAlflONY NECPSSAKY  It is lo be legietted tint the boilei-  ni.tUei*,' union sn\ lit to withdi.tu it-,  nlllliJiion floin the Ti.ules and Liboi  Council on .iccoiint oi i llit'cil in itle-s The unmcil cannot lfoid to iosj  its niembciship at th's t ne Politic^  Is politics, and all ammo' tv on till*  scoio should bo diopped Ihe woik of  the council dining the yi,*r will be  most impoi tant The piownci.il Laboi  Day celebration comes to Vanccuvei  next Septembei, and steps should already be commenced to make this af-  fan tin gteatest e\ei held in the west,  and this can be only accomplished by  all the unloin working In unison, and  delegates must remember this, and be  prepaied to take and give a little on  all questions coming befoie them The  daj ot stiaight-laced methods hn\e  gone bj, and a spirit of bioad-m ndod-  ness and tolerance in .ill things must  be the i ule If any good is to be accomplished Then thei o is thr moi tgage on  the hall whicn must be cleat ed oli  It would be a gieat pit} if oig.ituzel  laboi In Vancciue would se its piop-  ertj, which will be one c the most  valuable assets, of nnv oi, rn *ied laboi  town in Canada, and Vaniouvei union:;  should-be proud of the fact that they  own their own home. : Then there7Will  be in all likelihood a provincial general  election which again will be a disturbing ?factor for the labor bodies to cope  with. Those and many other 'things'too  numerous to mention must be met and  handled in? "a way that will. conserve  the best Interests of labor as a whole,  not as a faction. This must be done if  labor will succeed, in its work this year.  <��� . We have'finished taking stock and are now.prepared to start the.Spring  business with a' rush. We have placed a great quantity of our new Clothing  in f.ock. and can truthfully i-*ay that-our range of styles ls immensely great-'  ,";��� than we have ever shown before Mnny "of the patterns arc exclus've.  I'hc tit and \ uikm inMnp a,e peilott, lui\ ng been made specially to our or-  ili-i bj the li-idl-ig nnlvi'i of I Mloi-ni"de {.iiimenti in Canada. The materials  u . i1 ..io In pj.icd si'ig ���. wiiK-ti'do an I tweed-*, ,'l��o Cinndlnn woitteds and  tn. i'-. and iiu pi ue- .ue u.iciu.ilkil wluu q-i.il'tj Is consldeied. They um  fun ill to C���    Coi-ii   md hato a look al them uefore making up >oui mind  ���  I 170    Cordova     St.,    Vancouver.  We reach wherever the mails  reach.  ^^<��.*..^^.��~��>Q^.������ ^^4-��>^^4  rthcie to hu> j oa. sii't.  Tl I ! 1-liONIl   lil'.M  300 to VAo rUsTixus St. W.  '-���<>*��k-��!l"***<S^>-HM^ <J>"<e>**-��M>**Ni��*��-0-^iS��<>0^<^��>0 -**3^*-0->*'t|r  Tnc'u  vyfrij^ $  * at  C  better to lit them to teach the wh te  chlldi en the Chinese domest'c .node ot  llie Mi. Clute hasn't kept himself  posted���T. H. Twlgg, Victoila Colnni--t  oi hunting iihout, buying Lifo ln-.uninii- so limny men think nnd say At  li-.isi i io stiong icnsons iuo (!o od licultli l-i umii tain .immisod cost is  ii- tn in    Whit's  ihe  use of nulling might better be saidl  UNION MUTUAL,    POLTCIE.S  imiv  bo depended  upon to  proleit throughout  the varying erpci lunces     ol  hiininn lm-,  lo faithfully guard tho iiitercsts     of  tlio  * iiKured    and   to  be  luoinpllv lushed when they beioino payable     Valuis and privileges abound  and   arc   lonieiiieiitly   available    Detailed facts gladly, furnished.  Aftei tin ic yeais the Union Mutual Policies do not become void by failure  to pav pieiniums, the Main Non-rorfelturo Law without uction of the  Pol'cv-lioldei,  continuing  tho Insurance for a Specified length of timo  CDRSllNT OPINION-ALL SORTS:;  .-���'���. iAtidithe Ice. Trust? i [AJi l  ��� Hurrah for. the. coal trust, .which,,is  helping to" freeze 'us out of? hell into  socialism.���New York Worker.    >      -.;'  Make Labor Successful.'"-    .,?  -When you hear?a man'say tint: the  labor movement is a failure, -jsk him  what lie* has' done tp make ita suc7  cess.���Lo Bulletin,  Quebec. ...  SOCIALISM  POR  THE  COMMON  GOOD.  In a lecent addiess in Bnlmaln, Aus-  tialln, Tom Mann, the English laboi  leader, -said that in Austinlla thlngt  weie not so bad as in the older counti Ics, but they weie quickly di if ting  that way, and the sooner the woikeis  aired theii grievances with a view to  ���titer ing their social conditions tne bettei foi them Piacitcally the whole  fault was over-pioduction, and the  fact that a small section by exploitation succeeded in getting the increased  products. The reason of: that Was because no attempt to .regulate ��� industry  in the interests of the people had? been  made. What .was wanted was the, democratic system of business���co-operation. That looked a bit tame, but-.'it-  would be found strong if applied,; anil  it would bring about a. revolution in  commerce and industry. Socialism was  something that? most of 'the people in  Australia ,semed afraid of. There was  nothing in it to be fraid ?of,: aiid it was  becoming familiar in the,most .enlightened social quarters of the old world.  Socialists worked for the common good  of? the? whole community..?  I POUTLANI". MAINE. .Incohpohatki- 1848  ��� Call or write for particular!? und plans  I Head < h-pkjk : 419 Hastings St W., Vancouver, B.C.  ��� .   J. E. EVANS, Provincial Manager.  T COLIN  CAMERON,  Special  Agent.  Meeting.  F. 0. B.���VANCOUVER AERIE, No. ��,  meets Wednesday evenings; visiting'  brethren welcome. . Bert Parsons, W,  P.; 3. G. Ure, W. 8., Arcade.  COHNHR   I1ASTINUS   AND     CAM11IK  STIli:ET.S,   VANCOUVER  New, modern and btrictly llrst-class,  good samplo rooms, freo 'bus. Week  days���Bieakfast 7 to 10 a ln , i lunch  12 m. to 2 p. in , dinnei, 6 to 8 p m  .Sundays���llrcakfast 7 30 to 10 30 a  in., lunch 12 30 to'2 p in , dinner, S 301  to 7 30 p m Rates ?2 and upward-,  per day. HAYWOOD & PRESOOTT,  Proprietors. ;.-���   '���.;,���.   ..::.?.:=* .  .;   The community .will now. be.blessed  :-.���. with. it. period ..ot peace.   No more, electionsfor some time at least, and everyone willbethankful.? The public mind  1_ ,.has^bceiLdistur.bM^su.<ncjent!y,iand all  will now give their undivided attention  to their respective, vocations.  It does grind the old war horse protectionists to see so.many of their followers talking, reciprocity with, Canada, free, trade' with Cuba, and no tariff on trust made goods. My, but time  does bring some wonderful changes, in  LOW MORAL PLANT. '-'-'������  Aii exchange says that a man should  be judged by the principles he advocates, not by his success or failure to  obtain recognition of them. If success  were the standard of measurement, hy  w^jch_mej^^ould7;_be,.judged,.jthen^a  Victoria- Should Beware.  The -Salvation army in the United  States and Canada.has decided to tackle the millionaires,;and if it has any  grace left after that may possibly en-  devor tobring about the conversion of  a few active politicians.���Toronto Star.  burglar who secured his booty, or a  murderer who killed his victim would  be entitled,to. enconiums.������'���  Shallpw.,minds, minds not well stored  with logic nor trained to deal: dispassionately with current events, expose  their own nakedness when judging  others, and the helpless way in whicli  they wander about when they venture  i  ��ar business Year Ended Last'yXX'Xi'X':  &afurdaij Night, Jan. 3ist  and.we take.this opportunity for thanking our customers for the  splendid year which our books show we have had.  We have concluded stock-taking and have the stock In excellent  shape.to start out on another year's business, which bids fair to  eclipse the last. ��� .'.'''   Ai   '  " -we have already laid plans for giving you a better service than  ever���better goods than ever���everything In connection with the  business w*illbe better so far as It is possible for us to makeit.  We thank you for making possible the success we have enjoyed  and may our future business relations 'be   as   pleasant   as   those  "which have passed is our earnest wish..  7 Boodlers', Invasion.  To get. '.'something, for nothing,"  some -.. rake-off from the'labor of - the  real producer, is the master passion of  the hour. Canada is behlj oveirunat  the present time by a; cm frd of exploiters and schemers never equalled? :n  number nor keenness ol appetite.;before. Looking over some local directorates we are led to exclaim: "The cash  nexus or economic bond brings together some strange bedfellows."���The  Voice.7, -'.,.:  ?,?:?., RETAIL CLERKS, ? ??  Local No. 279, met :'ln regular meeting  on.Tuesday.��� A steady increase in-members every meeting Is reported. We regret that ,ln the -near future; we are: to  lose our president, as he is opening? up  in -business for himself under the firm  name.of Russell*& Murray, S50 Pender  street.-'-. The best. of, :good '������- wishes;.go  with: the new firm. All the .clerks  should remember tli'e:soclal evening on  Tuesday, February 17th? A very Interesting; programme has been? arranged,  and an.enjoyable time is anticipated.  ?Remember the, clerks' working card  and.ask.for.it.. . *      . ..?",?. ,'  Tbe?  louse  310-312 ABBOTT STREJDT,";VANC01I-  ;*VER,'?B..'':CrV yy y'v': '-,"  Restaurant aiid Bar. Iiroakfast 6 to  10, merchants' lunch ll?to ;2, 25c; dinner 5- to S, 25c.; lunches put up: eastern ; and . Olympian oysters; short * orders a? - specialty ?*at all ���; hours;'  meal tickets f 4; best;25c. meal :in" the  city,     p. BURTO'N, Proprietor;  "VV'7??  THERE' IS  of Fire or Injury  Health when you use  ':'&yiAxi.x.xiiAXi'i  The"  1  319 SEYMOUR STREET,  VAN 000-  iy":Xx;an.   "JJ-VERiy'y, XyXi'X-y  ��� ��� Having tho only up-to-date grill room  InjBritish Columbia, which in itself is a  guarantee of a flrst-class hotel and restaurant. Business Men's LUNCH, from  12 m. to 2:30 pi mi, only 25 cents.-; '  The   price   is  iiow  ? such that> almost ey-;  erybodycan afford it.  Once V?vuised,? always,  Hised-VVApply "at Qir  "iifice'"dlXXiX'Xii:;iXf:J  Tlie Chinese New Tear.  Ten days of Chinese * New Year..U  granting the Celestials more cousi Oration than the citizen. The rattle of  fli-ccrackers and smell of burnt jowder  may be music and perfume to them,  but it is an awful nuisance :o these  who do not take part in the festivities.  It may,.be'their'religion, but thsy have  no business, to Impress it so, forcibly  upon those who do not believe as t.'icy  do. Some Injunction crank ought to  Improve such a golden opportunity.���  Portland Labor Press.  ��� : -SL-o'     H BV^UP'UVIL- IS a  ��� ���'���",.   .. '-,;-���' ;7, .���'( :- ���'���.-"- ���������   -     -T;--!��'(!-Mr!-'.c.7-ft*H " :tt-'y- ���...���������  Ibe Jeweler and  Diamond Merchant  Cpp,VOKA,^yil.LE[AND^ flASTINfiS STREETS.  CMTicIal Wat^-Iajpwta^ pt the .0. P. jR..  ,9&'9,9.9'9.9j9',l99>.9!9,'9'!9&9+) <t��<! ��� ���.��� 0.9. ���������������������������  ",L.it..n.. ��� i-A,:i- i--:rtyif(-.'Att.-.s .-f. , {,i-..r. .'������;- -   ������ :t. u: i  7  7 k>.' c-. - ;,;.'  Chinese in Our Schools.  Before the Canadian Club In Toronto, lastWeek, n. C. Clute, IC. C, -aid:  "The Chinese are a stumbling block  In the way of progress li British Columbia; they nre demora' zing and degrading the labor Into sts of that  province." Since Mr. Clt te carried on  his investigation in Vli torla, a newr  move^ has been made by way of trying  to level the white and yellow^ of the  next generation .by. seating them ��>ide  by side in the school room,' whore the  white may learn the manners and cus-  ,   ;    ., . ���-   ..,......'   ...-j.   ...   '.-,-,.,...   .,,..     ,-.:.l  toms of the Chinese.? Plttk? teas. _are  given the teachers In Chinatown, the  ?:? 7>?V? UNIQI^,, BAKERIES.,7  ?,W. D. Muir, aiount Pleasant.lJA"y-  Robt.,  McDonald,- Avenue Bakery,  Westminster Avenue.   .   ..  '. ^Montreal? Bakery, Westminster avenue.'' ���'���'���'���.      ':'?" ''V.V''''"-''7":,;'?'-'-'''*"'-''' ''iyAi  P.   Adams,   Scotch' Bakery, Hastings street.?7  W. D. Kent, 56 Cordova street.  ?Toronto Candy Company,  Cordova  J. Oben, Hastings street,  street. ; -.-.���>.���--  MincHM^C5^CffiffiyiilS^tfS6t7?^   ~  <��� Barnwell Bros., .Granville street.  ,M, McMullen,. Granville"'street. ...  Hewton Bakery, Hastings street..  :\V.V(.Murray,,   Fifth.avenue, Mount  Pleasant!   ,'./    7.. ' : ,"V. ' ? V  ','.,.   :.'|   Non-union List.  J. Dodson, .Hastings street.  XX'-.' iV'^M'^VBARTLE.  '  SecretaryV Local Union No. 40,  . Vancouver, B.C.  ?:���'.': A'Xyyyyi fyyJ: X XiiAyA.Ay  CORNER   CORDOVA   AND   OARRALL  ���-it.  -STREETS,  VANCOUVER.;/    ??;  Makes a specialty of Dowar's ��� special  liqueur, also Usher's? black label llqUeur  whiskey,., Largo stock, of imported ?and  doniestic cigars. Finest billiard,? and  P99lVjtaWMVl'^'-?''''B..';.3._;. MULLIGAN.V&.  CO;. Proprietors.  ?'.:-.?     .V.f'L??.'. VV ' V  Hunt, Cambie street.  Morgan, The Tailor, Granville street.  Dan Stewart, Cordova street,  CiuKb & Stewart, Cordova street.  W. Murphy, Cordova street  ,- McCR'ie & Mcboriald, Hastings street,  east .-���'  ���-. E.- Larsen, Hastings Street. *-'  J. Oanieiai, CJordoya rtreet.  Bimoa.-&,Do.,, Cordova Btreet  ���'Jstomari. '&, HlggInfl,..Cor<Io;va street  S. McPherson,; Cordova etreet, :���V,,  ^������������^���������^^  Vancouver's .'Ploiieer.   Clollies  Renovntor, makes a suit new.  V;-;VV?'^'V^V^Vvv.v?'?7;-'V?:;V'LTpv/  i Cor. Carrall' and Hastings?  '; "iyxA ?������ i l Streets. :>lX'-Xii;J  o-soaooaooooaeeoaoeooooooas  '" x pELiClbi)��7 wiiscl^  Madk Exclusively- from B. c. Fkuit.  KKESU CUT FLOWEHS.   UNION-MADE  DOMESTIC CIGARS.  8  When making  .. Pari  a trip around the  call on*,::: -":: .7*:.  Wlt   Jnn��&- Bro'cktoii Point  q       ^"V**"���?*':? Ughthouso7  80' oooooafoaaoaoaooooaoi  X Dyeing and Repairing. X  A.   '.' "'���'. 216 CAMBIB SI., VAMOOUVKi?    '''X  <P*>*<$+4Kt>&9>4P*^  IHBM  xxiX&&&imM  ".. and.  .. .. ...biniLis. -a-s.,  SO��  Vote k>b" apoLBT^  From Their nanalmo, boutliflclrt and  ;   Protection Island lolllcrles,  Steam, Gas  a��d  House Coal  ���   -    .���*' .f -.m)'.���*��� i. -oti.itiV   ^ ���':  Oi tho Following Qrados.-  X3out>le Boreene<l.I^^ti3c|p,; 7-  Run Of. ttlC'IlyllziO,  WflBhodNutond  ���X.'i'i. Soraonlnj-*.  SAMUBL M. ROBINS, Bnpflrtnte"ndent''"V ;  EVA��a COLEMAtTi EVANS, AgohU,     ?  . yuicouv.er pitjr, B,,0.,; ,.... .  .7 -, A\X��''i]:>'-4tJiyii;y���'. -:;--. ;���'.-.  World's  .^v'-'^-^feodtcv  .'���:.-; ���' .������'��� ���,-,.* ���'."������:-.,-���-'. ����:;-,'-ij-i-i -.i'.-  LOWEST RATES.      V  BEST SERVICE  * - Tranacontlnental     Paaaenger   Tralii  leaves dally at 14 o'clock.  Seattle"and Whatcom Express leaves  ^ally at 8:50"o'clock.'-" .;;���:-, 7    -   7.  steamships to japan and ohi-  '--.naV'   : ?:  EMPRESS OP CHINA      ..  ... DEC  1  EMPRESS OP INDIA _.  .  .. ...DEO.  29  TARTAR ���_'. ���_   ..V 1  ...   _  ...JAN.  12  TO HONOLULU,  FIJI ISLANDS AND  ,   ,   .. '  , ., AUSTRALIA. '���  31  S.S.     AORANOI--���'-.����� _.���.  S.S.  MOA,NA^_. _ . , _....  DEO  12.  ..JAN  '.?  ...FEB. ' ii  -  -. v" ,-.-t  ��� And every four Yreeks.thereafter.- V.  -For f ull parUeularB, aa to time, rate*  etp.;v apply "to X"'  "~-  ' ���"���:������:������"'���:   ^  a j;oo-s*m''*X i,-��Ak!seiiAi*iRpr-"*  A.,a R.'A-     v       Tlciket AgeMA     ���''  r.'*:*- .'.Vv;^r'':.���-.-'���''^�����������ipo��Ter.'B.O''i  .* I ,^.v.-.',,^*> j,.   J. : ,^.;,,; ^;. ^'^: ^j .^   i,.^  .1HOWERE   _  '   "     '"'3/,!l  \-J  ���',*������'��� fcsssaasag.-iwgiiAa;-?,  -���SATURDAY... ?.... FEBRUARY 7, 1903  TlfK (XDKIM^D^srr  IV  ��WIM��L��.  Sam Lefllnswell, one of the founders  . .of the International Typographical  .union In 1S52, iind for fifty years oneof  the ablest writers on economics-In Am-  .erlca, Is dead at his home In Indiana;  polls, nt the age of 71. _,       '     7    "-.  .-The latest'death of an Irish .ccnlen-,  .arlnn reported Is Hint of Jeremiah Casey, of Meiidsuivvu,' Klldpriery, In the  county Cork, who died recently, ut. the  ago of 103 ye^i'13. 'The' deceased,- wlio  belonged to the respectable farming  ..class,'��� possessed? n large stack of Inter-  /esting,..,anecdotes connected ' with lhe  Emancipation', movement,? the -Tithe  : Wtir, the Famine, aiii'i the.stirring periods of MS.and '07. ,   ? . 7?���.,.���-.. il."...,'-.  ?', There are "trump printers'': nnd.tran-  V .sient cigarmakers and tailors,-'-, but the  ; .electrk'iil  workSi's  iiow- Beom'-to'* take  'the 'lead 'for ithiflraeyy The'Jseeretary  '": of the Honolulu local says:? ,"Oiii- presi-  : .dent has gone to do?'a-.trunlt?llne job in  .,': tlib.Ph'iiiiM)lne'c!,v'?wliliytwo?o'f;oiiv niem'i  bers have ,taken.-card;! ..and gone [id  i China." ;"A 'bunch? of the: boys :avv tip  ���.? country7 working for the Pacific Cable  ".'���' -company, while',' yo'uii-.Hu'nibie;'?sei'yai.it  "  is.sfringing wires oh: a''trolley line to  : -Waikiki." ''���'.-"-.}'.:". '���?:,'���.. -���?-,?:-:,''  ��� ,'Considerable ilhtei-est lias been taken  .���i'-iMriUlie ��� farming ���enterprise? conducted.  1/ ���" . .."by? the? Dunfermline Co-operative ��� soci-'  'V'V-ety.   -The: farm,-lvhiclrextends * toi500  .acres, is,'situated at ;Urquliai-t,.and the  '.���'���. profits for tiie'^year amount, to:.about  .;,   ��300.'   Separate accounts were kept in  connection with the dairy business/the  V. profits of: whl(^i;-njm'ounted'?..to.- ��1,33S.  ';������ 'The, dairy has'.>proved the, most: lucra-  ��� ? tlve? part of the-r.busiiiess;jal.l,.alopg,:;as  ..- during.theiterijy'gSi^'.^as'^.off.the'faf 111;  the dairy7 profits have amounted to ?��7,-  ���:.. 501,; while.those; of the farm proper?ani-  ount? during the? same-period to only  --?��550.,-.--?? ���?*-'?"- V-'' ���  interested in the fairness of conditions  pertaining to themselves .than they are  in "increasing-the number' 9f-foreign  dupes who ' "come here . to -compete  against them and make the: land and  franchises * held by? a favored, few morg  valuable  to  the  aforesaid,few.  And, by the same token, you will see  that It Is the: land, loan and franchise  mongers who,''through the!:-, diurnal  Jackals; are desirous , of, an influx of  population to "make Uie country  b'l'enti"'forsooWi.,.'... ,  .::'Their". Idea, off g'leirai'e'ss'wmslsts, i.n  naked frutli.'of millions'of fool's within  a given ���area,', producing ���"millions of  dollars for.-the.?few. on-top, iind livin;  like slave's���except that: tliey ' have' no  claims on their masters; as slaves and  horses always had: tliat, bf'self-interest  In -carllig'. fovy'HWm' so tha't'they conld  work- the- better.'iind the more.*;.-';?' "*. A,  Are wc to be doomed for* all time to  tlv; foolish or dishonest vapbrings ' of  press, ami political prostitutes ' about  national "prosperity" niid! "greatness,"  when;anyone net stupid or blind must  ;seoV;thnt ;.;iiln!ety--riine ��� per'.'cent. ,.of ;the  "prosperity"'goes. to! one per- cent;*;of  the population,.V!jnd.-that.,the?"alleged  "Sreatn-ass," consists In'theVyulgar'dis-  :play_of eharib':.accomnauied?by;a.-.bi-ass  band,-? or?' oslen tilt Ion : In 'the". ���: form.-"��� of  be-furred.flunkeys or space In the "so-  ck-t*,;-1 columns'' of., their ensh-counter-  controlledcatspaws?���Toronto Toiler.  Registry Act was to..compel, the transfer  of ? sub-divided land according to registered plans in order.to, prevent the uncer*  talnty that would ensue by? such loose  methods of-alienation as are set up'hero  nndwhich depend for their.proof on recollections of early negotiations of distant  date.'=  -As to the objection that the plan should  not have been reglsieri/d;,"as.not showing  thu width and the length,of lhe .lots, 't  seems tonic, in the first place, that iti.s  objection -'doesn't iio In'the mouth 6T the  person" who lias accepted and registered  u coiiv_< yance which luc'prr orated the-plnn,  n'nd-lit the "next .luibOj. thiit it does show  tho width and length -ol'-the lot Inasmuch  as It is drawn to 11 s'c'nie. ���"��� ,'"  ��� It,Is unne'eesiiary. In order to show the  -width" of it lot on a plan drawn to a scale,  lhat tlie width should be.slated In figures on llie loi; Itself, all hough no? doubt  this Is the'propei- and preferable'course  to-adopt) ���   ';  .,; I" miy add thrtt .'this case signals a heed  of some such -remedial legislation witli regard to -.improvements.' niade . under, 'mistake of title as exists in Ontario,"which  was considered and apr-lied in Chandler  vs; Gibson,' 2 O.L.R.7U2.VV*" JJ"X ���'���' J;  '.'.L.-agree-'.w.ith the'''Judgment-'.appealed  from; aiid" tlilnk-:1t: should "ba affirmed'  with costs/  '   ?". -V '.'":    .������������������'���"..���.  '���736<-'Pendr Street.  It Is a little early yet to talk about  Wair Paper,'but I want the people to  know that I ain now opening'up the  finest' stock of' Wall? Paper' that ever  came into this province. Of course we  have not,received our full line, but  have enough to please most anyone,  and we aro going to continue to sell  these beautiful 1W3 coloring and patterns at the reduced rateuutll the'busy  season opens;' : Anyone, wanting Wall  Paper or work of tliat, kind It will pay  them, to buy now, even if you hold.it  over for a month or so. Ours ��� Is a  Union Shop, always- has been and always will be. Hoom'' moulding . to  match all papers. Agents for the province for white enamel'., letters! for  signs. Kalsoininiiig, painting, etc., and  all work guaranteed. ,..,-.*  . TO OUT OF TOWiN*- CUSTOMERS it  *is always a pleasure to send samples.  Drop a postal card stating price, color,  which room or rooms, size, whether 'J  nr is inch border;'required.' 'We'will do  "the rest., 7 '   < ;-'/' .���-..-.-.-���  Union Directory.  ��� oceoaooe>*s�����ooe��oac��6> e��o����na*a��a ������������eV*o��'������  |||lifff.:|l^I.30i,-  . 7?From the time, ofythe death of   the  Prince Consort, Queen Victoria'- kept ..the  1. apartments he had occupied just as lie  had- left them.? In her will ?? the" inte  ?Queen gave instructions for'tiie furnl-  : ture: in them to be. preserved.?,���?..The  . things  have, novv been  relegated  to a  robm in the?Round:.Tb\ver,Which?is:"the  ?Castle?rkeep1:"and is?more'like a; prison  . than^anythiiig else?.7Tliere?was a. tab  ; Iet?!n -thCvPrince Consort's-apartments  ? setting-? forth ? that"-., theyV������'we're- .those  ? whicli 'had been occupied: by: .the beibv  ������' ed-husband?ot Queen-.yiotorlnj' but this  ?has?als'6?.beeii?'placeti ??in?,??the Rouiid  Tower"with* the?bld rui-niture.;i. JXili  ���:Foi-" some."timeVpois't'-. the,?girl; clerks  '.;?��� -employed'-nt .the 'returned* ietter? otfiee  ? of,the general post olllce at;Mount, Plea-  .���-.'.7 ''sant;, Islington,*; have been:,  unusually.  .;,? busy ?in sending '.back .postal? orders  and cheques to donors .who forwarded  ������' *--i;t : ".',7' - - -' -..-: ,.,'������-;:,:. :, t,.-:*.*;-1 .'**  " ..yariqns*amounts to the;king,-whlcii.jof  ?, course,"lie; could ;nbt?.accept. V; Among  .??'these?cranky?alm^-bffers;?theVe'' seems  7?,to?.be?an Idea thaf.his ma jecty: is'"hard  : ?: up.": ? As. a matter ��� of fact he receives  ..?a. larger ..income 'than .any7?,'monarch  ?:'. who evei-;;,reigned '.:.���;over;.;'this';..:country,  ?.;.? nnd,thousands and thousands: per,,year  ??niore than his'late lamented. :mother,  ?',Queen..yictoria.'.One creature,*enclosing  ?. 7s.. 6d.,. lamented; that; the!- king had  ���?spent- somuch'on ��� the vwar? In.''. South  ri'Africa.? that she hoped -he" would accept  ?,;;a..?"wldow's: niite.tis ?a Christmas-box,  ?.: wishing? him)many?:more.";:::.: Truly  to  ;-'.'them:7 that' hathyyiil' be given.!'? But  "-.-'what an abyss of Ignorance���many of  .'*-- , "--.* ���-'������.*: >--i- .^ jj . . .* .:,;'.. --������ ':-"-  ';;,the;,tippers.-.were--qiilte "poor: working-  ;,:classjpepple-^-this?'thing reveals! 1.. ���;.-.*.;  ? GET. ; PROPER    CONDITIONS,   NOT  JaXXj i i populAti6n."V?".'���"���'. ��� .VV!'-  '���'-:With all due?respect ,to the 'sapient'  scribes and Pharisaical politicians'.'we  -submit that the vast majority in this  ^,couiitry__(citlzens���not���Jand_gobblers  and franchise flotatlonlsts)   are .more  "4  9  9  ft  ��� 9  ��� 9  ft  - 9  :ft-  ', 9"  '?"���'���  ���  ft  ' 9  ft.  9  ft  9  ft  9  ��� ft  ��  9  9  9  Overall' Clofhinlgj  9  ���  wear. '".���'  ��� - ft  Those that last longest; and ���  never rip arc the cheapest to 9  buy and the best to'wear. ' ��� ���' ' m  ' UNION BRAND OVERALLS ,  are the' most durable,' therefore ft  the most, economical. \They are ���  made of the best material, cut, 9  sewed, and'reinforced by 'expert- *  enced Union Labor. '���'.'  t     LOOK FOR OUR BRAND "  ? ' ON''THE TICKET.  Stands Every Test.  The renh.test.qfj  .Overalls   is  7!l..".|li.;l- u  HAW'S BLOCK, WINNIPEG, MAN.  ��9<->a*����9.<*��f,*QeeeC��9*9��9  '���"': :!><>.��Mf��iJ"ff<��'.'����� ��'"l'r*'- *:&���$'**��'&  The Chief Justice and,. Mr. Justice  Irving'recently..handed doivn their decision as. follows in'.the case of. Fowler  vs.*' Henry, an -appeal ifr'om a judgment-  of Sir.';:Justice Drake..'.The case is of  considerable interest,;Vas,it,involvedjthe  ^SMitx^^lifi^Wtes?}!^  ,30L "x'y'A,ii:Xr:':JiiX'iilX 'iXi'A'i 'l  ?-.?In *the case: Mri L-'G. McPliiillpa,!k;  C��� and air. Heisterman appeared 'for  the defendant,''(appellant)., and Mr. A.-  ,C. VBrydoiie-Jack'for the plaintiff : (respondent). '���?���*' ' "i~J..i       '...,.' -  The judgment of the.Chief Justice,  dismissing: tlie. appeal, wns as follows:  .The plaintiff and thedctijndant* are registered owners lii fee simple of.lots 16 aiid  17, respectively,,in Block 117,;of Sub-dlvi-  slonof District; Lot -301, -Qrpup ;i,7"N*ew  Westminster:pisti-lcf,?accbi-(ling? to a res-  istcred ptan.;Xp!..lS7, In the-Land Registry  Offlco'at New 'Westmliistei'.'?" ?'-: ; '" 'J'  ;,, The,plaintiff's predecessor-in titled Kll-  by, purchased this, lot on October 1st, lSS'J,  from Edmoiids,. the ? description Jn the  deed, however,;.not referring to the plan  which -was registered. 011 Juno 2nd,'- 1SS5,  biit'the JReglstrai'-satlsfied himself as^tb  its ideiritlty.  iTliei-o. can be ,110 doubt thatf.this'dced  ^conveys"-'Lot 111;?according,lo*sticli:,plan,  and ?Kitby'.s-'.deed* to the... plaintiff does  convey'according to the plan.7';;'7' ?'S "1  ;?Tlio defendant bought' her. lot: from Ed;  nibnds7:on; July 11th,.ISSIV'ahd her deed ?tle:  crib'es the lot as Lot 15,.according ;to the  S(i;i(i,reglstered plan.?;?;,7-7? '��� 7  '",'Thus.;..the' plalrvtlfrT--andrthe; defendant  claim their' respective lots under conveyance from oho owner/ according, 'to: the  ���registered plan and are, as already stated,  the registered, holders: of tlie respective  parcels 'according? to: the said, plan. : 7  At the time ofthe, puchase by. KIlby be  wiis pohited-out certain ground, by Edmonds'., agent, as the lot he was buying  Which hadvbeen surveyed and was staked  off, not-lh accordance with the registered  plani biit'?wltii an,unregistered! plan; 11th-  ograph .copies of which-; were used1 liy the  agent; In. making sales,     j    ,-, ��� '  Kllby fenced, and occupied the ground  arid 'plaintiff continued the occupancy?un-  tIl:Vsho??.;was ^'threatened 7 by! ,her ,*.. south  neighbor .with'; a" suit -to recover 'possession  of that part of It not included 'in'.'.Lot  10, according to: the"registered.plan..This  suit, was;compromised, and, she in turn  brlngs'tliis action to'reqove'r' that part of  tho land covered by'the registered plan  as Lot 1G, and wiiieh'the-defendant is  In .possession'of. :'' .. ���'!���'.? .,''-  "���'We?have not In this suit to deal with  any question arising between grantor and  grantee out of any misunderstanding as  to the parcel Intended! to be conveyed,  but*;have-only-to7rsay-'wha-t-axe~the-rights  .of ..two grantees-claiming^^ under'.all common grant or under conveyances according to the registered plan.  It seems to me that either can claim  as against the other only the puree!  covered by the description^ ln her deed,  unless somo equity has arisen- between  them, or unless the'plaintiff Is tarred by  tho statuto of limitations. In this case  tliero Is admittedly no defenco by way of  adverse possession, nor,7oii;tlio facts proved, do 1 seo any equity ;o?rising in favor  of tho defendant, such ns was contended  for, but held not to have been created,  In Ramsiieii vsi Dysbii, L.H.I.H.L. 129,  hor any settlement ���of Tbounduries,, accepted and acted upon, such as,was held  to have taken pluco In Carter vs. Gras-  set, lO.S.C'R. 105.      '  ���All that can be said is that bdth'''pnr-  tlcs were imlstukon us., to their bouiidnrles?  and there Is nothing disclosed by tlio evidence? to prevent either from asscrtiiig  her 'title to the property Included in her  conveyance'.   '      '.' ���'?    "��� '  Both "parties miist be deemed1 to halve  known ? of the ; requirements of the  Land Registry. Act and; 7to have  registered' their conveyance' in conformity therewith, and the mere fact that  in registered! "owner' hn!s been: under' a  wrongrlrhpre'ssioraaa to what ho was getting by his'-deed- raises ?no equity against  another registered owner? upon.^yhpse land  Jie: l9-;ifoiina-!to':'ibe- trespa!s3lng.1' *'?'; '-��� ;j'!''~';'-;-  -. One ;dt -the ?ohlef 'objects of the Laha  MR.VJUSTlC-B.IR-V-iXGvS- JUDGMBNT.  *-���.The judgment ol Mr. Justice-Irvins was.  aS'follOWS? "���"     ;',, ������.'���"���<-',* ,-"���   ';  ; I agree^ with'-'the <3ecls,lon of the Trial  Judge aiid.;also !v.-ith?that of 'the-'Cnief  JiisllcS dlsmlsslifg'-the 'appeal.' ��� V-:*'-?-,''-  'If we were, to ."accede to the argument  of ,the deferidant's,-counsel,. t!ie;Lan<I Regr  l.stry Act'ralglit just as well be repealed;  ' Tho. poltit; for: decision. Is one*, which,  dlssociate.d'jfrom , theVqups!"tioir of 'lia.rd-  slilp, wlth?whlch 'it has been somewhat  ^lqiudcd;.'ia;.a. simple one.'-   . .-'"'.'.;,-.  The defendant's Counsel ;'coiiten'de"d 7that  a.?map. (Number. 1ST) filed by the Registrar of Titles, ,;was not; duly 'or properly  filed, and^tha.t^,therefore?1"t'T6-i'description  'Of'tb^'plain'tiff's'lbt was. to'.be ?gbvernea  pltlierby some.-.fence.- on the ground-.or  by- tiie lines laid '���'���. down? on? some plan  which had been.exposed (I"care'not-how  conspicuously) In-some real estate agent's  office.'- Itsecms-only necessary to state  theVcoiitention to establish it's futility.  i.The fact's are not in dispute.: Edmonds,  admittedly \ the original owner,:.>deposited,'  if tine 2nd, 1SS5, a planONiimberlSDVcertl-  fied 'liy a surveyor.^ '-The-Registrar.received H. Tho'plaintiff's''predecessor,'  ivl'lby,,bought' a. -lo'tV(NiiiiitierViO)-from  Edmonds (Octobbr!':21st;V!lS50);;7the deed  containing'11b' rCferehce.'to'the, plan, ? No.  IS"; by riirniei??.;1'";;';"? ly'-AXX'': ";'.- *'.'?--;  - Kllby,- oii-cist'AiigiistilStK), si3ld;to Fow-  bei* !Lpt.-No'.--IB,.'rtccbrdlrig to plan. Number  1S7. iiXAy-iyiAX:Xi-ti'i: i'A "A'-A-iy' '  There ran'be-.'no'.Aloubt but that these  wcrej'on'e and the "same,lot.-,?.  ������"Thus, it is'cleai- tha't?the plaintiff has  only.; to,, go? to the ground-and have his  lot; identified'as Lot iiO,?according to?the  plaii; arid take possession.'- He, however,  does iiot' ;take;pbssesslbn?of "the 'whole ;of  Lot. 10. 'but la'tei*', desires? to1 do sQ?V ;..!i1ie  defendant says?-.''No, Vybii'.miist.-prove  yoitr title." V'TVthliik' the ���pihintiff ?lms  done so,-and that" Is.an'end of'���."i.'i'ie?niat-'  ter. But'the; defendant "says" more.'? His  argument. Is that? the plaintiff did not,  'when lie first .-.took' possession, take-up  all.tho land that'lie was entitled to, and  that he, the defendant, was thereby misled, and "that as he, the. defendant; had  bought the adjoining lot from Edmonds,  he Is. now entitled' to holclthat portion'of  the plaintiff's, lot wlilch? was' not taken  up by .him In the absence of some equity  being raised in his-'favor; this cannot be  maintained.   ���'?���-.' ���'?  ;.No. doubt there was a mistake aswell  on, tho. part of the .plaintiff as on the part  of the defenidant, but jthe plaintiff,,did  hot thereby lose ills property. '  People buying, a lot described by reference to a deposited plan, should take  ���the precaution of having' their boundaries  defined: by a surveyor. The defendant  Is:not the first -iperson'' who has suffered  by reason bf his negllgeiice'In this'res-  poet?:';. ���" X''y ������'.;.'  ":��� " , i'i ��� . ?7i''" .;'-���:'.������  THE VANCOUVER TRADES AND  Lnbor Council meets first and third  Thursday In each month, at 7.30 p.m.  President,- XV. J. Lamrick; vice-president,.  Geo. Dobbin: secretary, F. J. Russell: financial secretary, J. L. Lllley; treasurer,  T. II. Harrington; sergeant-at-arms, J..C.  Kerr; statistician, J. H. Perkins: trustees, Messrs. Pound; Crpss and Thomp-.  sion:.executive coinmlttoe, Messrs. Georgo  anil Oothard.., ���   '   .  .TKAM'"VbitivE��S' ���- INTERNATIONAL  UNION. No. -100-Mcets lst and. 3rd  Wednesday In .each uionili in Union HalU  Pi-eslCfOiit.- J. C.'- Kcrrj 'vice-president. S.  Cawker; sec-trea.*".,, D. Jlclver; rec- sec,  R Krldge: correspondent, ,F. Tbpham;  warden, A. K. Suaper- conductor.-J.'. Lit-,  tie: trustees, C. : 11. Hlgsinson; Is. Itay-  wooil and A. Robinson; delegates to T. & ���  If. Counoil, J. J. Harrison, A.- E. Soaper,  Geo. Dlinlop, J. C. Kerr and C. B. Hig-,7  ginson.    ��� ��� ��� ..��� :-.,';- -.   ���   ������ --��� .'���-��� ��������� ."������''.':���  SIIIR'I'" WAIST AAD . LAVNORTtJ '���  AVORKI3RS' UNION, No. 103.���Meets-..  everv'"2nd and '4th' Tnursday-in each;v  niontli In Union Hall. President. R. N.-.! ,  Hogg: corresponding secretary. Wallace,..  Sharp', 1110 Rich'urils St.; financial score- ; ;  tiiry, *Mr. Lee; treasurer,��� F. Young: dele-,,.:  gates to Trades and > Labor Council,:?  .Messrs. Hargle, Coltart, Lee and Hogg. '-���- 7  WA1TKRS . AND WAITUKSHfiS'. .UNION,-''.  ; Local ���No.--.2S. President, Charles Over: 7  vii-e-prosident. A. ,S.- lli'iiirgtoii;',?st'i-re-: ;  tiii-y-treiiiuror; .1- -H. Perkins: .recording'.������:'���*  secretary.-?Miss A. Sruiiio: I'ii-ss agent, .* ������  W. . Elk'iider. Meeting every, 'second. I-'rl-:;:.  day evening nt "S.ilO' c-'i-lock .in' .Uiiioii"  Hnll. corner 1-lomcr' and Diinsmiiir streets .-���,-,  ,1'  X-  ���)j.  SOCIETY WORK A SPECIALTY;  ���;���  :���,  * o'  ��� ���  ������.'  ���  0  :������  ��� -  '��� -'  1*7  ,��.:.  '��� ��� ��� ���'�� o ��� ��� ��� ��� e o ��� ��� o ��� e ��� ��� o 0 ��� ��� o 0 0 0 0 ��� 0 o 0>0 o 000000000  'JX     BASEMENT, FLACK! BLOCK; VANCOUVER.  says  7ALASKAN CANNERIES!  :������ The Seattle ���"Post-Intelligencer"  that salmon canning'"and'.*'salting!alon,  the'.south-eastern const :pf Alaska will  be conducted on a, reduced scalefor the  season of, 1003. as compared wlthf last  y_ear.^_At���a?meetlng^of^a,number?of-the  ennnerj-roen of the North, It ivn's practically [ decided to close down from five  to ten'canneries this season. The salt-;  ery plants of many companies \vill be "run  on a. reduced' scale, where they, are Operated at all. No final'action was taken as to which plants will be closed; biit  In nil probability.they will include the  Boga de Quadra, the Ketohikan, nndpbs^  slbly the Yces Bay plants."' The Petersburg plant will ho operated, It Is btr  lioved, lit not moro thnn.one-half its capacity.  In a few days there .will bo a meeting  of the Independent Canneries Association  In Seattle, olid at that time it is expected that'.there..will be others added to  tho list of plants that will not work  this year.* It lit 'well known that sbme  of them have already abandoned all prospect of opening, but the number will  be known'after the meeting.  : Every year,' at this season, there Is  usually7 a. fight between the different  cannery interests of the 'North, but never  in tho history of the trade has It been "so  Intense ns" It'ls at'the present time. The  closing of tho canneries tells'Its own tale.  It is even predcited ��� that many of those  who have invested''their oil in the North  In the flsh 'business will. lost, all they  have.':?*. ?;7: '-,,. '';.':'���'���: .'���-..' .7 .:7*7-" i '���'-���  ,?.?ThIs. crisis has been iforced by the ac-  tlpn.of the Alaska Packers' Association?  It was. but ashbrt tlmeVagd; wheh'Tihere  was a slaickenlng-'lii.'tho. trade','?thatr the  to?S5 cents,a dozen. At this reduced* list,  It. is-said, a large share of the packsof  ^he, plants not in the Alaska, Packers' As-,  sociation was put on the market.. However, tlie ; Association did hot see fit * to  accept mbrethan a'limited, number of or.  clers at the . reduced" list;,and therefore  wlieii; ihe ;flood of the: red ? market ? was  cleared, the statement is made,' the Alas  ka.Packers' Association, put the price of  this, grade back tb;$L10'' and at this figure  it is .maintaining its^ stock at the present  time.-;.; ;..-,,.-''. -'.;;���: --���.-if ,���.?? .".-,;���.������"���.  '.������,���,  '; Three-weeks ago, following the. consurii-  liuillon of a deal whereby the.indepeh'I  ent-plants' of theVNorth sought'to better  llieir eondition? 'the'.-.Aiask'tt Packers' Association issued a new list for chums'and  pinks,' comprising much'1 of ?the product of  the, Alaskan waters. The *prico ofthe former w-as'.cut?to 37',4 cents,.aiid,.the. later  to 50 cents. Both these.prices, were lower  than the: cost of putting up the7 fish and  left the trade'ln achaotic condition. ;  While this is the list, even at the presenttime, 0:1 the authority of a dealer, It  caii be stated that not a.case can be purchased from the' 'Alaska7 Packers' * Asso-  clatlbri or any outside market at:that fig-.  ure,'* Thbre'ls ;a slow; market' foritliese  two products anil .therefore all holders,  are. retaining what they have, waiting  for something to turn up that will relieve  the situation.     ' ���"'���'..'���'���.  PROVliVCIAL PROGRESSIVE  < 4m MwSkvy.  Following Is the platform adopted at  the.; Kamloops convention of the Pror  Vincial Progressive Party: .-.���'���-'.  V That, this .'party, lays it down as, a  Oi*st prdnciple that tliey will, nominate,  endorse or support only such men as  will place their signed,. undated,, resignation in the hands of the convention  which nominates or endorses them;  that this resignation, be sworn tpj that  this resignation may: be handedVln to  the Ueuteriaht-governor in?, council  whenever a majority of the convention  shall consider such action advisable.  1. That we gradually abolish all taxes  on the producer and the products of  the producer, shifting them on ,land  values. . . ?  2. Government ownership of railways  and all'means of communication.  3. That the? government establish arid  operate smelters and refineries to treat  all kinds of minerals.  4. That the ,'franchise be extended to  women.  .  6.- The abolition of tproperty, quallfl-  catlons for all,publio offices.  ,6. Farm ���Improvements, implements  and'stodk not to be taxed, and wild  lands to be assessed at the price asked  for them? by speculative holders.  7. No land or cash subsidies. Lands  to be held for &e. actual?settler., ? ?;  j 8./Pen 'per cent, of all public lands  to be immediately! set iaslde for educational purposes and education of all  children up to the, a��e otilG years, to  .   . :����� .--',:% -.1 ;';l f.  -.-    M-..I-. ; .-������,'������"���   lll,-.-,1 *^  be iiree, secular and compulsory, text  plied? out of .the public: funds where  necessary.? ���.���'.?���      A- ?''-"'!?'. '  9. Compulsory ' arbitration of labor  disputes.'; .        ������: ' ;.���'' ?.-;  .10. Restriction cf Oriental Immigration by; a law on the lines of the-Natal  act, and If said law be disallowed,? it  be repeatedly re-enacted until the end  sought Is'..attained..- -V'V;[ ?       v .'!  .'.-' 11. That tb.-'prote'cl. us from Asiatics  already in the province the government  insert a clause in ill private .'''acts.*-to  this effect: "This act shall be'null arid  void if: the company fails to enter? into  an agreement ?witl. the government, as  to conditions;,of.'.construction and ?op-  eratiion," and that the house pass a.  resblu'tion'to, prohibit the" employment  of Asiatics on all .'franchises granted  by the provincial house.   ���-,.'���'"",?' ?,   ���"  i-2."Conservation of pur forest riches,  piilp land leases ..to contain.?.a pr-o-  visipn for re-foresting so. as to produce  a perennial revenue "and :<niake pulp  manufacture a. growirig, and permanent  industry..!? .-i-AA ������';-���[   ???        ���!'?'!-:���.; ? ,.  13." That the act. corripelling the scaling of... logs by government scalers, be  enforced.,.:;';;;;, ..'''���,'';."���',..'���'  ii. Absolute reservation from sale or  lease of a. certain part of each known  coai area, so: that state owned mines,  if necessary, may be easily possible in  the future. All coal leasesV or; grants  hereafter made,to contain a provision  enabling the .government ���to1';'fix'the  price.of coal'loaded on cars or vessels  for shipments to B. C. consumers.  15. Municipalization and public control of the liquor traffic.  16. The right to. a referendum Where  a valuable subsidy or franchise is to  be7-conferredr7J"^"~"*~"'^~""^r~^::l:  UNITED'   BROTHERHOOD    OP ?CAR-  ��� PENTBRS   and .-Joiners���Meets ��� every.;  second and  fourth Wednesday in Union  hall, room No. 2.  President, A. E. Coffin;  vice-president, Joseph *, Dixon;*.'..recording  secretary,  Geo.' Dobbin;' financial  secre-"���  tary, J. M. Sinclair; treasurer, J. Ferguson;-conductor,. G.Flngley; warden,- Q.  H.  Blair;  delegates-to  the  Trades  and  Labor   council,   R.   Macpherson, ;��� 3.   M.  Sinclair,  Geo;  Dobbin, Jos.  Dixon,  Geo.  Adams; delegates tothe Building Trades.  Council, il. McMullen, Levi C.DeWolfe.'  INTERNATIONAL ORDER OF BLACK-  ,  SMITHS, .Vancouver; Union,  No.. 151.���'.:  Meets' the first and third Monday in eachv  month at S p.  m.," in ; Union'hall,  Homer;  street.; President,' A: "A;-Bigg, vice-president,7 G. W.  Smart; financial secretary,  Chas.* McAllister;,recording secretary, D.*-  Robinson, box*37, Vancouver,: B. C; dele-;  gates'to tlie Trades and  Labor ��� council,'  William Latham, D. Robinson, H.^How-;:  ard;-j .;, .a'. .:���'-'���;'.������:.:-.-���-���  ���  .-*.:��� ?.,' ? '...��� "��� ������   -7.7.  texadaVminers' UNION,-No? 113,?W.7  ..'' F. M., meets every Saturday at 7.30 p.  m. In Forester's Hall, Van Anda.  Presl-  ilentrJohn D. Fraser;, vice-president... J.,-  W.    Austin':'-.---secretary;   Alfred VRaperi' -  treasurer,. A.. G. : Delghton:    conductor,  Wm. A:.McKay; warden, Henry Patter-,  son.   ���-:"  .;���������-������ .'-..-��������� ,7      .'���������������.���.������  'm.  if  .'������It -  :M:-.  I'  :-%?-  CIGARMAKEKS'    'UN-ION-   NO. -, 357.���'*  "Meets the first Tuesday In each month:  in Union Hall. .President, G. Thomas. Jr.;  vice-president;. J. Crow, secretary,. J.  C:?  Penser,  c|o "Mainiaml     Cigar     Factory:  treasurer,   S. . XV. : Johnson;.-,' sc'rgea n t-at-  aiims,?D.. Morrlsey;  delegates  to Trades'  and Labor Council,; J. Crow, G. Thomas  and'O. .Mattison. .'.'::*-. *?������"?" ;?���?'  THE "RETAIL   "C"LF,RK"S'~fNTERNA-  TION^VL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION :  meets  in  O'Brien's Hall,   the  first  and:  third Tuesdays of each-; month. ; D.  McLean, president; W. -J.  Lamrick.;, nmrn-.  tarv, aiS Princess street. ;:* ��� Y-������-,-;'  . AX  "������ 'fi''  i ii  m  a suA  ���ml  'li-ll  BROTHERHOOD OF; PAINTERS AND *  .DECORATORS," Local Union No. 18S.:;  lieets 2nd arid 4th Thursday.' lii��.Labor  Hall... President;'-;!*.?'.-Holland; vice^presi- :  (lent, W. Halliday; ; recording "secretary,  K. Crush,7 767 Eighth aveiiuo,?.west; finan- :  cial secretary,': A.? Gothard,'"*,S22*?Hows'���  street;  treasurer, H.' . 'MeSorley.: -'���; ':������ X ���'--. '���?,���  '"����������'  17. That all transportation companies  be compelled to give free transportationto memlbers of the legislative assembly and supreme court and county  judges.   ; ..: ��� .";,,':���.'._���;' y[.-J, ���?;.,,,; 'Ay  18. Election day ,to be a public holt  day, and provision ,made that, every  employer shall he free from service at  least four, consecutive hours during  polling time."'.*..'?'.     ���,. ���������'.'"'.   "  INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF  Electrical   Workers.   !Vancouver Local, *  No. 213���Meets second and fourth -Wednesday in each month in O'Brien's Hall. Pre-:  siilent,' A."'McDonald;.; vice-president, -J.,  Dubberley:  recording   secretary, *-S. W..  Huston; financial: secretary, H. V. Rankin. .-. .;. ..-:<--..... y:...-.iyl-yj yy.;X:.X  ��� ������. ��� - ���-��� [> ���  AUXILIARY, NO. 1, LOCAL 213, LB.?  iE.'''VV.?;,T(!lephorie, Operators���President.;;  Miss 'J.Hiiri ter.- 812 Homer Street; vice-  president;???: Miss    -F.-: Livingstone, ��� 660 :  Granville 7?,Street; ,:   rccording^sccretary.  Miss J. -Browne,  827 "'--Kichards Street;;  treasurer,'.'? Miss   E.  Bontley,   1121   Seymour Street; 7 -1 ;.,:".,���';-.-���  JOURNEY-MEN BAKERS'   ANDnJON-  FECTIONERS' International Union, of .  America. Local No. 46. Vancouver,,: B. .  C, meets * first and third Thursday ' in*,  each month. President, ;T.. A. Baxter;  vice-president; S. Walker; treasurer.: J.  Green: secretary, M. MaeLean; 2100 West- ,  minster Avenue.   : ,      - '. ���-.  JOURNEYMEN BARBERS'  INTERNA-!  . TIONAL   Union, " No.  120���President,  Fred     Hawe;  vice-president;. J.'. A^'Dib- .  den; corresponding-financial-:secretary,:J.':  A-.    Stewart; 51  Cordova St.;  recorder, "  AV. ..Hawkins; treasurer,  G. Bower; guide,  A. H.YLegatt;  guardian,  A: E.  Anderson; delegates to T. &:; L. Council, Fred  Hawe? and ; J; /Gilman.j,Sleets? first  -and '���  third. Wednesdays of each month in*.Un- ;-;  ion Hall. .  ���?!;  m  ?BI  JOURNEYMEN TAILORS'"UNION   OF  , America. No.?ITS.?��� Meets 1st..and. 3rd?  Mondalys in room No. 1, Union Hall. Pre^  sident, C. L.-Whalen:;. vlc&.presldent, J;  T.   Mortimer;   recording   seeretarj-,-..,,F.:  WlUlams, 1S14 7th avenue, west; secreta--  ry-treosurer, J, Savage; SOTgeantAat-arms,^  "H'T^BroMau;-delegates';'to_Trsaes7&TIa-~  bor Council, F. WilUams and J. T. Morr,  timer."   -'���*', ���-,"���': *:;''.'���  ���'���:":."'-iy.y-tyjy  I  -.'}:'��� ll  . Si-1 'I  -fe!  ��� ���'if-  :>'-.%���<  ?AJaska Packers' AssoclaUoriVcut"red,"' hoolss/oaeals and: clothing to.be bup-  ��� A-".-.I- ,. .':,?���'V--:**:���:.';-"��� y:;i���'::; "7 ;,��*-"* ..'.��� li'^,: ;>������-���'?-a* :i::.f: .i.xn^iyi,-(-r\-y sef;.:  At the.last meeting of the Building  Laborers' .union?'. 'p��.?AYInnipcE it,? vas  unanimously agreed to dsinand an increase in wages for the '.'.iminer work.  Heretofore contractors have been pay-  Irigfroia 21 1-3 to 20 cents per hour.  The union will flx the minimum at* 25  cents'for a nine-hour day nnd' 30 for  overtime. The -union Is now ; very  strong, having nearly 150 members, and  no difficulty is>xpected In Securing 25  centsan hour for laborers.  A: Toronto paper wants to: make the  new library an enduring monument of  a? crisis: as well \ as a man. Why not  build'it'entirely of hard .coal? jVVi**   ���  INTERNATIONAL 7 ASSOCIATION  ol Machinists'.-'-Beaver' Lodge, No.  182;���Meets' second- and; fourth��� Monday in each month'S" In �� Union hall.  President,: Geo.APIA Downey; past  president,! J. R.;Edwards;: vice.pres-  ldent;,;H...J.,Littler; recording secre-  taryy- J.- H. McVety; financial . secretary,- J.^Anderson. V"V  BUILDERS' LABORERS' FEDERAL  UNION, No. 32, .Vancouver.���Mfcets ev-  er>- 2nd and 4th Thursday, evening at .8  o'clock, in room No. 1 Union Hall. 'President,-J. Sully; vlce-presiderat, W. Lyons;  secretary, H. Sellers; treasurer, J. Cosgrove; .warden, H. Chapman; conductor,  R. Harrison; delegates to Trades'& Labor Council,: J. Sully, G. Payne.; J. Cosgrove and R., Harrison; delegates to  Building Trades Council, J. Sully and J.  Cosgrove.,-,:..:',:,. :1' ,���,-*;.. ,..    .,?,,���,.,;.,,::, ; .-,;:,  VANCOUA'ER   TYPOOILVPHIC^VL : UNION, No. 226, moets the 4th.Monday in  each  month at?  Uiilon.,llall.V President,  XV.   3.   MacKay:  . vice-president; - G.   B. ���  ricrrot;    secretarj", W.  H.  Hunt, ���P.'.-.O.'"  box CO;   treasurer,  John Watkins; ,- sergeant-at-arms,  Jos,  Webster;    executive  committee,    H.   XV:  King,,   Robt.  Todd,  Ralph Wilson, A. W. Ktrabow;: delegates ������'  to Trades & Labor Council, Robt. Todd, :  Geo. Bartley; Harry Cowan.'".: ,.'?'.'���',  '���-K-t  m  ���".331  !?!!i  vi  ������ii V  vii  ; pi  iVf:|l  4p.il  11,1  STREET RAILWAY MEN'S UNION���  Meets second and fourth Wednesday  of each month in Sutherland Hall, cor-:?  ner Westminster Avenue and Hastings  Street at S p.'m.   President,'Jas. Mc-  Gulgian; vice-president,: A.  G.- 'Elliott;:  secretary, M. A. Beach; treasurer; W.  H.v.-y Vanderwarker ;?; conductor,, 7 H.  Howes;, warden, '..���G.iMar'tlnrjsentiriel;'  D.?Sihith; delegates to Trades arid La-;-?  bor Oounoil, B. Marshall, F.iC.- O'Brleri,  Geo." Lenfesty,; A.-;3.-..T^ilsori and ;Jas.7  McQulganXily:.,.;. AX.A.Ay;'i:-Xii'XyiXf.:X  ;?jTHE, CHINESE!; |g5LL:TAX.lS.^OT,??  TO'VeE *3NC^��ASES3i^^sifitia^X:  ���wai ?SpeclalV Dispatch, [J'Jaii:"2l};iiX[;XJsX  M  m TUE iNOSW'INDEN'i.  SATURDAY FEBRUARY 7, 1903  A PmiWS LAMENT.  After the Inauguration of the "Fast"  Tram Service on Fairview.  Corner Eighth Ave. and Granville St.,  Fairview, March 19, 1903,  I ve missed my car:  I now  must wait Just fifteen minutes  more,  --And ' meanwhile cool my waiting heels  until  The next one comes along the Hue, to  take  Me  hence and cityward.   I'll  have  to  . uuell  Impatience; for the sleepy railway folk  Are yet as lt they had not realized  To what extent the people hereabout,  All wish to make outsiders cognizunt  Of every fact that causes Falrvlewltes  To think they have the nicest spot in  town.  Thc magnates at the head of that con-  eel n���  The city fathers, too,  I must confess���  Are  doing  naught to cause  the place  to grow;  Indeed the spread of population here  Can  never at  their door  he  laid;   because  A man who has the means will hardly  bu-.ld  A house in Fairview, when he has the  chance  Of going  to  the west end,   where the  cars  Are two to one for frequency and siz��  Now though  we have  four cars  an  hour  In this the year   of   grace   one-nlne-  noucht-three,  Are not we just as much entitled to  Say  six,   apart'!ten   minutes,   in  that  time  As  was Mount Pleasant in that time  As was Mount Pleasant several years  acoV  That big hill suburb never would have  reached  Its present size so quickly had it not  In early 'days been furnished with the  means  ���Whereby      communication    could    be  made  Both safe  and   rapid with    the city's  heart.  Tliere is no "east and west end" cry  with ns���  "A fico for the  phrase!" as    Shakes  peare says���  How conies it then that in the council  room  So little lias been done to help up-build  A district   that's   a good slice  ot  the  whole? -1  What acumen our representatives  Have shown  around    the   aidermanic  board  (And their successors are, it seems, as  smart),  Wlien  they allow the street car com  pany  Such latitude, that after ail those years  It cannot be compelled  to place more  cars  To-day upon the line that runs through  here!  '"Twas strange, 'twas passing strange  'twas pitiful,"  These  councillors  of  ours    could  not  draw up  A bond that better would have served:  us all!  Perhaps these    "statesmen"    cousins  german are  To those described by Pope in days long  past���  "Where nature's end of language is declined,  And men  talk "only    to    conceal    the  mind."  But now for this delivery much thanks  Is due the railway company.   Had I  Not been obliged to wait and curb my  ire  At having missed my car, this screed  set down  Might nover have been writ.   But hark!  I hear  A trolley's hum upon the copper wire-  So now, "Auf wiedersehn!"  -SUNNOVA GUNN.  "A  GREAT  MAN'S   MEMORY."  Warren Hastings organized the Em  piro  whicli    Cllve    had    founded.   He  ruled for thirteen years; and while she  was losing her American colonies, Fmg-  f9������������������������������������������  Tbe Salt  | of Life  is business.   Wo wnnt'morc of  it.   We'll get it if an out and out  * bargain will fetch it.  Now is This  A two-quart  Hot Water Bottlo  or  Fountain Syringe  75c.  The McDowell, Atkins, i  Watson Co., Ltd. liability I  UP-TO-DATE DRUGGISTS, 0  Ul ' (���'  ��������������s����������������������������  I  w  w  I  I  bi  w  ft  land  was  thus  rapidly  enlarging her;  Indian   possessions.   Clly'e' and   Hast- .  ings had been commoners.   Lord Corn  wallis,  who   succeeded,  was   a great  nobleman. -But to this day the name of  Hastings  is  remembered    amonf , all  others in Bengal, aiid lt Is perhaps less  evidence of his masterfulness and abiding fame to see statutes and pictures  of him in Calcutta, and   to   traverse  squares and streets there called after  the famous statesman,' than to hear the  Bengal   black  nurses  still  singing   to  their white babies:  Hathl par howdali, ghora par Jeen,  Juldl bahir data Warln Husteen!  That Is to say:  The  howdah's on   the    elephant,    the  saddle's on the steed,  And Warren Hastings soon will come  a-ridlng forth at speed.  ���From an article in our Indian Viceroys, by Sir Edwin Arnold, ln the January Windsor Magazine.  SOCIALISM  PREDICTED.  A Chicago dispatch says that Judge  Grosscup made a startling statement in  that city the otlier night, regarding the  coming fight against the trusts. He  says:  "A house divided against itself cannot stand. A people, the few of whom  own the industries of the country, the  many mere lookers-on cannot remain  republican. Either the process of consolidation now in full course will, un-  Iciai-.- beneficial restraint and supervision  of law, eventuate In a proprietorship  of our industries widely spread among  the people at large, restoring In this  way the foundations upon which tho  republic was bullded or at some time  in the not distant future we will be  called upon to reckon with those  schemes of state paternalism, which,  beginning in restricted public ownership, will end in universal socialism.  "Whatever temporizing expedients  may be adopted now, a flnal struggle  will be averted.'.'  Responding to a toast at the Hamilton club banquet, Judge Peter S. Grass-  cup startled his hearers with the foregoing advanced thoughts on the subject of Industrial combinations and the  part that they are likely to play in the  ultimate politics and destinies of the  republic.  WHAT MAY WE EAT?  It all we read he true there Is nothing  one can safely eat. Bread Is not to be  thought of as an article of diet. It is  a treacherous compound, consisting  largely of alum and potatoes, and con  cocted in some insanitary cellar; it is  teeming with microbes, and is, so we  are told, totally unlit for food. What,  then, are we to look to? No careful  man will surely touch beef, mutton, or  lamb, owing to the number of tuberculous carcases which are constantly  being placed upon the market. Piggy  is-tabooed because he may have died  of swine fever. Butter and milk'iare  poisoned with boracic acid and other  noxious preservatives, to say nothing  of the artificial coloring matter which  is frequently added. Eggs are danger  ous because so many of them are packed in lime to keep them good, and recently, too, a foreign bacillus has found  his way through the shell. In addition  to other drawbacks, cheese helps to  ruin digestion. Root vegetables are to  be avoided, because of wireworms. To  matoes induce cancer, and cabbages  may become poisonous by the action of  improper fertilizers. Raw fruit helps  along cholera. Pish, although posses  sing highly nutritious qualities, should  be avoided owing to the large quantity  which is sold ln an unfit state for human consumption and the difficulty of  obtaining it rrcally fresh. Poultry, if  fresh, appears to be the most whole  some sort of dish, as there Is only a  vague, undecided, and eminently back-  boneless mlcrobe_to"its-accountr Therefore, duck and green peas appear to be  the dish to make a stand upon, but let  the peas be fresh. Still, when * you  come to think of it, you cannot always  get duck and you certainly cannot al  ways get fresh peas. It is really a  shocking prospect!���Family Doctor.  CINDER PATHS, 1902.  Expenditure  Up  to Dec. 16.  Georgia street,   repairs $   r,G.76  Westminster avenue, repairs      4.31  Powell    street    (Cordova     and  Heatley)    G94.70  Keefer street    301.41  Pender street    434.8.1  Greer's beach (3rd ave.)    131.4,'!  Bridge street    194.91  Ben lly street    171.51  Greer's Beach (due from 1901)..   342.50  Tags receipt books, printing, etc.   2SG.43  S261S.82  Bal. on hand. Jan. 1, 1902 t 727.3G  Collected, 1902 2273.G0  S3000.SC  Expended 2G18.82  Balance &1S2.04  Expenditure���Dec.   16,   1902,   to  Jan.   1,  . 1903..  Bridge street t   91.13  Powell  street '    100.2S  Beatty street ' '173.00  -     -  '    ' $ 3G7.11  GOMPERS  A'ND    FLETT    DE-  ���' NOUNCBD.. Ay  ��� How quick sentiment changes ,a.Wong  the up-to-date "frlend'sV of labor. Kot  later than last' September the socialists and other alleged purifiers Of the  Trades.and Labor Congress of Canada  were loud,ln their denunciation^.of the  matter of members of the .Knights of  Labor and similar organizations being  represented at the congress. They carried the day and were satlslied that the  congress had been purged of labor fakirs, etc., etc. Now we find that the  new National Congress, Inaugurated  by those kloked out of the Trades and  Labor Congress, Is being patted and  applauded hy eastern socialists for'the  stand it takes. The Quebec Bulletin of  Labor, ofllclal organ of tho new  National Congress, has this to say:  "The old congress has received an Increased grant from Washington, and  nothing will be left undone to have the  ancient congress controlled and directed from the Washington headquarters  of the American Federation ot Labor,  and we have every reason to believe  that more money will be forthcoming,  If necessary, to crush all labor men  and labor unions in Canada who do not  submit to the Gompers-Washlngton-  Flett Labor Trust." Verily, verily,  how times do change.  THE PHILOSOPHICAL HODCAR- *  RIER.  The following article Is going the  rounds of the press just now:  Gent (to hodcarrler)���"Well, well,  Pat, I see you are still sticking to  your old business."  Pat���"Yes, the business is healthy an'  pays good wages.  Gent���"But a man of your intelligence ought to engage In some other  business instead of carrying a hod.  Why don't you engage in the machinists 'trade and be a genius and an expert?"  Pat���"Phat? A genius and an expert',  did ye say, and work tin hours a day  fer $2.50? '.Not on yer loife; phat do ye  take me fer, a backwoodsman? I don't  want to be a genius and an expert, but  1 have got common sinse enough to  stick to the Hodearners' union and git  me $3.00 for eight hours' work. No, be-  gorra, ye can't have me this time."  ANOTHER ATTACK.  We are In for another siege by the  subsidy hunters. It the people of this  country are not yet tired of making  huge gifts to corporations and promoters, they will not lack opportunity  in the near future to exercise their  costly lunacy, for the supplicants will  be along with some astounding pro  position. The Trans-Canada Railway company, which puts out a map  with a blue line right across It to  represent their proposed line, is evi  dently preparing to,mako an even re  quest with that of the G. T. R. There  are millions in it for some of these  fellows, therefore the campaign is being carried on with much persistency.  ���The Voice.  CARNEGIE LIBRARY OF TORONTO.  "Save us the disgrace! The workers  will protest against any of the Carne  gle blood money being given to the  city of Toronto," is the way the Toiler  of that city protests against the proposed $3-30,000 library gift of Andrew  Carnegie. It makes this earnest prayer: "God save Toronto from disgrace far greater than could have been  brought upon her by the election of all  the worst mayoralty candidates any  city ever had."  The labor majority on the Battersea  borough council have decided to include in their, housing scheme of 298  tenements a bath for each family, the  net additional cost being 3d. per week  rent. This Is an example to be followed  throughout the country.  ��>:��*��*c��a:��ft��*��%��*��*��3^  URE  ALATABLE  OPM.AR  Thousands are using  nothing else but CLARI-  | FIED AND PASTEUR-  l-IZED MILK & CREAM.  ���r It gives,health, strength  ��� and vigor.  I  9,     'Phone your order to  | international Seel  | and Storage Co. ��  9  "*K Phone 415.  I  Gore Avenue.  .Telephone.!���2���5 for a tine livery  turn-out. J. J Spurnm, I'alace livery  atablea.        ;  , C. Ellis, corner Cambie and Cordova  streets,7 is the place \vhere . you eel  your hair cut in an artistic manner.  UNION MADE  CIGARETTES  We, the' muk-rfipneil, handle the  only UNION MADE -CIGAREITES  mailo in Catuuin. KAKNAC, V C.  uiidT.&B.'  H. G. MOORE  S. HARCUS  G. W. WEEKS  W.J. McMillan & Co.  Whokaole Agents lor B. C,  Corner AlexHinltT St. Hnd ColumbfH Ave.  Vnncouvcr, B. C.  V. O. BOX. '.KM. ' PHONE, 179.  PHONE I220A.  Carpenter and Joiner  516-518 Seymour St.  Between Pender ond Dunsmuir Sts.  All kinds of work In this line promptly attended to.  Pacific Bottling  Work* yx ..\  A        "i  Importers and  Bottlers  GORE AVE/ ,'PHONE 783.  '."  SOLE AGKNTi*.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that  application will be made at the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British  Columbia, at its next session, for an Act  to incorporate a company to construct,  equip, oporato, and maintain, telephono  and telegraph lines, within and through  the mainland of the province' of British  Columbia; and to construct, erect, and  maintain, poles and other works and devices, necessary for. making, completing,  working and maintaining, communication  by telephone and telegraph within the  mainland of the said Province of British  Columbia; and to open and break up any  part of, the highways or streets within  the said mainland; and to purchase or  lease or dispose of lands or buildings  within tho mainland of the said Frovinca  and to purchase or lease telephone or  telegraph lines connected or to be con-  nect��d_with~the "lino-which"the said-company -' may t construct'; and amaigafaiate  with or lease its line or lines or  any portion or portions thereof, to any  other company; and with all other Incidental rights as may- be necessary to the attainment of the above  necessary to the attainment <of tho abbvo  objects or any of them.  Dated at Vancouver, B. C, this 18th  day,of December, 1902.  ���-���  D. (5. MACDONELL,  Solicitor for Applicants  Patronize the  Blue Label  BRANDS  ���Hr*H(*H(***>^H(4}if*-H^K^K*S'  Cigar Factory  .  NEW WESTMINSTER.  I.  THE WHEELER ���� WILSON  High-Speed Sewing Machine  We have Just installed one of these wonderful machines ln our  store, fitted with a small electric motor.   We Invite anyone Inter-   $-  ested to come and Inspect the, machine,     and    the     extraordinary  speed lt can attain���as high as 4,000 stitches a minute.   Everyone  ls welcome.  Wm. RALPH, 126 Hastings St.  SOLE AGENT $'  Loggers' Supplies  SPECIAL    ALL - STBEL  WIRE ROPE SNATOH BLOCK.  ALLAN  WHITE  & CO.'S   SPECIAL WIRE CORE LOGGING WIRE.  PLOUGH and CRUCIBLE STEEL WIRE ROPE In all sixes and grades. '  ' All' kinds of loggers' tools and  supplies, Camp Utensils, Etc.  McLennan,  McFeely & Co.  Phone 44.  122 Cordova Street., Vancouver. R.C.  Phone IMS.  AM'A*A'A-i/A-'i'A''A'i1SH'A*irAvf'AH'A-:JL'As^AM'A*ft'AM  VX\W)T\Vfl^/T.Wi9.Vf1\ViT-.a)x*Wii.VlV\WfT-.W?tWlt^fl  I Locks and Latches-^����>  Wc especially ca'.l yotr attention to the fact that uur stock ��  and assortment of locks and latches,. Butts, Screws, Cupboard &  tnmmings.   -,.i.*>!i  t:iminiin:3. -.u fact all. x  Hardware for Mouse or Block |  We have a coir.p'ute line   of the leading American .md Ci. i-.dion $  goods and we vill put you next to quality, price and v-.tiety. *  Nothing adds more to the appearance    and value of a house %  * than good, tasty modern triimmings.                                  \ Sjj  We have them and believe you want them..        _ -**  Vancouver Hardware Co,, j  339 Hastings Street. |  a^*K��-K����S^K��3K��-��:��5K��5K��^��?K��^^t!��*'  These are SAMPLE SHTRTS for Spring: and Summer of 1903.  When the traveler reached hero he was thrugh with his trip and we  bought all of his samples.i'They are positively the new Spring  styles, but here, In advance of the goods themselves. Sizes 15 and  luI,{*.   Regular prices $1.25 and $1.-50.  Year choice for $1.00  JOHNSTON, KEREOOT ��> CO.  104- end 106 Cordova Street.  Trunk Store 12? Hastings St., Opp. Wm. Ralph's.  ������������)��>^^  ���  ..CASCADE...  "The Beer Without a Peer." X: "  .Brewed' right here in Vancouver by men of years and year's ex-  .  perience and in a brewery whose plant is the most perfect known to  flie art of brewing, Is it any wonder that it has  taken a place in  ���   *he hearts of the people which no other beer can supplant?  $1.00 Dozen Pints  $2.00   ����     Quarts  Brewed by  Vancouver^Breweriesr ttdr|  Vancouver, B. C.  and for sale at all llrst-class Saloons, Liquor Stores and Hotels..  IT IS A  SIMPLE  MATTER  to let us know thnt you want us  to launder your curtains.  There - are   several   ways���all  simple, ���*  '.1���Drop us a postal, or  2���Hall one of our drivers, or  3���Send word to the  Laundry,  or      .    , -_       .  ,' 4���Leave, word at our   branch  olllce ln the Arcade, or  5���Telephone 3-4-6 or 1-1-7-6.  'In any case we'll gladly\give  you  full  Information and guarantee' you satisfactory results.  PIONEER  Steam Laundry  910-014 Richards StrMt. Tel. 846  Branch office in Arcado  , .    Toi. 1176.  ��� ���^���������^ ^^99994\t^9i  0 -���' '  ���   o��T��i.   I ta  w  Beginning Young  When eyes arc found to havo  any defect, howover, slight, tliere ''  is but ono thing to do. Provide ' t  glasses early. Have thorn examined ' *  by our doctor of optics, Mr. Al- < I  Ian, and get-a pair   to     fit you O  properly. All work guaranteed.  DAVIDSON BROS.,  The Jewelers and Opticians,  146 Cordova M.  Advertise ln The Independent.  ti  ti,  o  .)���"���'<,'


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