BC Historical Newspapers

BC Historical Newspapers Logo

BC Historical Newspapers

The Independent Nov 8, 1902

Item Metadata

Download

Media
xindependen-1.0180540.pdf
Metadata
JSON: xindependen-1.0180540.json
JSON-LD: xindependen-1.0180540-ld.json
RDF/XML (Pretty): xindependen-1.0180540-rdf.xml
RDF/JSON: xindependen-1.0180540-rdf.json
Turtle: xindependen-1.0180540-turtle.txt
N-Triples: xindependen-1.0180540-rdf-ntriples.txt
Original Record: xindependen-1.0180540-source.json
Full Text
xindependen-1.0180540-fulltext.txt
Citation
xindependen-1.0180540.ris

Full Text

 Legislative Llbr'y  Mar. il\OX-i-  THE ROYAL BANK  OF  CANADA  . . SAVINGS   BANK . .  IA General Banking Butfnaea  Transacted.  OFFICES���Hastings   Street,   W���  -fmatmlaater Avenue, Vancouver.  B. 0. PEMAKENT loam m  SAVINGS CO.  Authnrliod Cnpitsl - ��10,0O0,00O  bulmcrlbed Capital -  -  1,600,000  Assets Ovcr -    ���   -  -     300,1100  Head Office, 821 Cambie Street,  '  Vancouver, 1). C.  VOL. 6.  VANCOUVER, B. C, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1902.  NO. 7.  Fair and Unfair  Places in the City  Chinese Laundries Reported Working on Sunday���The Alien  Labor Question���To Oppose Some of the Aldermen.  ��� Co-operative Bakery���An Independent Telephone���Other Important Business.  \  ,   President  Lamrick  occupied  tlio  chair  eery, Mount Pleasant; Saddle Bock res-  , Sit Thursday night's meeting of tlio  Tirades and Labor Council. Secretary  SCrosa was also in his placo. Thoro was  ja fair attendance of delegates aad tho  proceedings wero spirited throughout.  .After disposing of thc nuautes  CREDENTIALS  Were received nnd tho following new del-  ��� JCgatos took-thoir scats at tho board:  Blacksmiths���Harry   Iloward,   vice   It.  33dwards, resigned.  Bakers���J.   Salter.  Team Drivois���A. E. Sopor,, vice W.  JToppin,  resigned,   v  Iron Mouldeis���Frank Johnson.  TUarbcrs���J.   Oilman,  vilo J.     A.  Dib-  tden,  'V COMMUNICATIONS  JVom J. II. Watson, stating that tho  Aoilcrmakcrs' helpers of this city havo  . organized a union and will receive their  xbarlcr from the International Drothcr-  Juiod of Boilcrmukeis and Iron Ship  Builders' Union of America. Also - that  the Shingle Weavers' bave reorganized  ^their union had taken a charter Irom  the American Fcdeiation of Labor.  JTdcd.  from II. L. Mackenzie King, deputy  .minister of labor, re subscriptions to tho  Xobor Gazette.    Roqucst graatod.  i-'Votu H. L. Giccu, secretary, applying  lor a charter for bricklayers and masons. Iteferred to organization ' committee.  From Thos. F. McGuigan, city clerk,  . in reply to a communication asking that  tin Civic Employees' union bo allowed  to affiliate with tho council, stating that  thc matter is still,undor consideration.  Secretary was instructed to writo'that  the Civic,Employees were already attached to tho council, and only wanted  .recognition of tthcb union by tho city.  From A. D. Gothard, secretaiy Pnint-  ��s*s and Dcioralois, requesting that a  Selcphono be installed in tho hall. Request granted, provided tho unions  Xuaranteo  tho expense.  l*'rom I'.-M. llrapcr.'sccrctarj-trcnsurei  of Trudes unci Labor Congress of Can-  Ada. Ottawa, ui compliance with tho  .constitution notified that thc lust installment of per capita tax for this  year was now duo. Tho amended un-  -Stltutiou excludes tho order of tho  Knights of Labor and independent unions of Canada from further affiliation  with the congiess and eliminates from  thc register,oi tbo congress thirty of  the above organizations, representing a  decrease ln the membership 'of .3,310 and  a loss of revenue amounting to 5377.0G.  This has been deemed ndvisublo to prevent the further organization of "dual"  unions and as a measure of protection  ���to international trado unionism in Can-  Ada. In view of tins fact he reminded  tlio advocates of international trado unionism throughtout     tho dominion, that   tevery effort must bo .put_Jtorth_dur_ng  tho coming year to'have each and every international local trade union in  Canada affiliate with tho congress. Thu  Committee on audit reported a balance  of $510.81. The comuilttco on ways  aad means recommended tho payment of  sums amounting ���,to $090, leaving  - ��143.1G to ha paid from this year's  revenue. This with tho printing and  translating ot the proceedings in thc  English and French languages, will cost  about $400, lenders it imperativo for local unions to lemit per capita tax at  onco, if anything is to bo dono towards  forwarding tho several labor measures  ���which will bo reintroduced at tho coming session of parliament. On motion  tho per capita tax was ordered to bo  3>uid.  GURNEY STOVES.  Tlio committee oi. Gurnoy Sioves reported progress in its work; that theto  wero but few firms handling thorn m the  ��.ity. This llrm has a sti ike oa in the  icast. t    i  PATRONS OF BAKER MURRAY.  Tho delegates from tho Bakers' union  .reported thai, the following places buy  lircnd made by Muuay: Week's grocery, Powell^ street; Woodward's v grocery, Westminster avenue;! Wallace's gro-  taurant; Maplo Leaf grocery, 880 Pender street; Granville hotel, Water street;  Gold house. Water street; Avenue Cafe,  Westminster avenue; St. Paul's hospital;  Clark & Rogcrson,* corner Westminster  avenue and Cordova street. Mui ray's  bakeiy is a non-union, institution.  FAIR AND UNFAIR.  Tlio clerks reported that tho Patterson  Shoo company and Snidor's shop had  been placed on tho fair list. Delegates  weio instructed to report this to their  unions.     *  Iho waiters wished that tho Caledonia  icstaurunt bo placed on  tho unfair list.  A committee, comprising S. J. Goth-  urd, I). Robinson, and T. Norman was  Instructed to visit tlio merchants who  handle goods ndvertised iu tho Los Angeles Times and inform them of this  fact The printers have a strike on tho  Tunes  SUNDAY WORK.  A delegate wanted to know if tho  Cclcstttil laundry workers wore allowed to  work' on Sunday and white men wero  bancd. The police should compel tho  Chinese to  observe tho Sabbath by not  working.     ~   * '    ALIEN -LABOR.  Thc 'longshoremen brought to tho notice of the council tlie fact that American crews were stevedoring on thc docks  heie. They-said they thought it was a  big mistake that cx-Commissioncr Bremner withdrew from his position. A com-  uuttco was instructed to report on this  matter. ' v     -'    -    v        * t ^  ,   OTHER     BUSINESS,'  A committee,* comprising S. Gothard,  J.  II. Perkins,  G.   Coullng,  A.  Gothard  and C. H. Thompson, were Instructed to  * i 'i  oppose tho re-election     of tho aldormcn  who   voted   against   labor's   interests.,  Tlio secretary, was instructed to writo  the city council asking' whether the city  was prevented from giving on independent tclcphono company similar pnvile-  ges to tho one now in tho city.  It wns alleged that tho New England  Fish company employed Americans instead of Canadians.  A committee was struck to promote  thc interests of a co-operative bakery,  lit conipnscs, J. n. Watson, Mr. Rowland, M. MacLcan, J. Webster,  A committee wifh full power was appointed to got up some form of entertainment to celebrate the thirteenth an-  niveisory of tho formation of tho Trades  and Labor Council. Thoso"named wero  J M. S'nclalr, F. Russell, J. Murray,  T II Cross, T. II. Norman, with power  to add to their numbers. This committee will meet m Tho Independent this  (Saturday) evening.  Procccdiugs terminated.  "When the man mentioned his namo I  told lilm to get out. Why? Because  ho was trying to provent tho granting  of a charter for tho building of a. railway up through Pontiac, 40 miles from  any other lino, and for tho building, ol  which uot a coat of bonus was usked.  Although tho county council potitioiud  for this line, although a deputation with  a priest at thc head, asked for it, although the lino was needed to open up  tho country, all but twelve mdmbeii pf  tlio committee voted to kill tho bill.  Why? Becauso tho lobbyist, representing another interest. Was present.        |  "I iuteud next session to introduce 'a  bill for tho prevention of lobbying, aud  I think you will agree with mc tint  such a bill is necessary."  LIBOR MOVEMENTIM CANADA  WHAT UNIONISM DOES,  Tho labor oigam?ation is tho menus,  and at piesent the ouly means, through  which tho wage earner emorccs his  rights, and during-tho past 25 years  this organization has done moro to advance the interests of thoso who'to!  than all other means combined^  It lias lessened tho hours ot toil, raised wages, secured tho prohibition  child labor (in somo Instances),  proved the' condition of mines (in tlio  soft coal district) und factories, and  lent its influence to gieat social, economic and political reforms.���Bryan's  Commoner. ;*-  I  nn-  That excellent publication, tho Shoo  Woikcr's Journal, says of the labor  movement of Canada.  Slictchng in an east and west direction- inoro than four thousand miles,  and reaching from tlie gieat lakes on the  south to tho frozen polar regions of tho  far north, lies the Dominion of Canada.  A vast country with gieat national re-  .souit.es m her forests and fertile land*,,  this nation to the nortli of us is to  play n. most importunt pint m tlio future history ol man. Tho country being  so latgc and the population so spince it  could not be evpectcd that gieat masses  woulil form oigamzations, and when we  hnd     a    labor     movement    in Canada  i  healthy and  vigoious,  and keeping pace  with,us on this side of the 1-no, wo1 aio  soiiicwjint suipnsud and Imightily  p eased.  UJut this real laboi movement ol Cuu-  ajlu glow almost in a night. Picvious  10 1900, tlieie weie but few labor unions  aiid they mostly small and weak, lt is  doubtful if thero were over 15,000  trade unionists in tho great dominion  of'Canada up to tlie beginning of 1000,  Beginning with the year 1900, tho  movement asbumed a vigor and growth  tliat is astonishing, and to-day tho laboi movement of Canada is as strong,  measured  by  tho population,   us   is   tho  ceased lady was much respected by all  who know her and hor friends and acquaintances wero legion throughout tho  wholo province. Sho loaves besides her  husband a young son and several relatives to mournc her loss. Tho funeral  took place yesterday.  THE BUILDIM TRADES.  THE CAPITALISTS' _<5CRF\V".movcinent in th�� Umted states- T��-day  IM  THF  T!}AN**iVAAI , (Canada has 1,100 unions, having oigan-  AN INDEPENDENT MEMBER.  Jabcl Robinson is the one Granger  member in thc dominion houso, and Is  one-of tbc~few~~iiidepondciits. Ho rc'pre-  bents West Elgin, and speaking recently  at a largo meeting of fanners, is reported  as follows:  "What should we all woik for," said  Mr. Robinson, "is tho interests of tho  country rather than tlio inteiests of tho  party. That is tho policy I havo endeavored to follow out during iny tin in  at -Ottawa. I care not what party introduces a (food moasuro; I always try  to support that measure, I am glad ta  ie eblt tn Bay., too, that this policy appears to_mcot with popular approval.  During tho last few weeks I havo attended a number of fairs In my constituency, and of the hundreds of electors I  havo seen I have mot but ono who found  fault with my course.  "One of tho greatest curses met with  at Ottawa Is tho lobbyist���tho man who  is always in attendance, working for  this or that private interest. You havo  no idea of how persistent the lobyist is  in cndcavoinig to influence members!  Whilo I was at my desk last session a  pago informed mo that some one wished to seo zuc outside.  "��� 'You are Mr. Robinson, aro you  noti*' asked tho man vvho had sent for  mo when 'I got outsldo.  " tYcs, who are you?' I replied.  To tlio Kditor of Thk Im,ui'i.nde.\t:  Sir,���The rank and file of British taxpayers and tho American peoplo Included, wero told and some made to believe  that the lccent war in South Afiica was  brought about solely to crush Boei  tynany and to secuio justico nnd fair-  play for all English speaking people. I  say, nothing ol the kind; it lias been a!  war for cqpitahsts' .greed and downright hypocrisy. Bravo' and gallant men  and youths aro today buried in ,tho  African veldt, who died for their couii-^  try and ' the freo and noblo union-  jack (?)* Shamo bo it said, thov have  died. for the autocral'c capitalist, as  events aro today, yos, and so caily in  the day, proving to bo the caso out  hero. Under another cover, Mr. Editor,  1 am sending you a copy of the Tribune, in which you will have a full  account of how the poor miner is befng  "scrowod" and down-trodden. Yes,  many a man with seals and wounds of  dum-dum bullets unhealed, life-long Hi l-  tish medals for his blood, and -sei vices.  I trust that you will insert a full ox-  tract in your paper, so that jny fellow  union-workmen may be warned as to  what tliey may expect if v they venture  out here. I would specially mention  that thcic are hundrods of practical minors walking the streets of Johannesburg  out ot employment, and those that aio.  employed arc at "tho most unhealthy occupation, the average lifo of a rock-  drill man being but threo short yeais,  when ho becomes a moio physical wreck.  The mineral or chemical action of the  dust from the drilling machines causes  what is locally known as, "tho miners'  phthisis." And yet w^iilc the capitalist  knows too well that the poor miner is  daily   " woiking      in -        a "death-  chamber," ho is not satisfied but wants  more than "his pound of flesh." As you  will see fiom the enclosed copy of a  poster, I say that tlie siganl foi  a-big strike is soundod;-and_I"piay-that  it may bo God's will that the tyrants  of Uio Rand may bo crushed, once and  for all,  in  the coming strugble.  NELS  LARSON.  W.   WILLAN,  Ex-Secretary     Rossland   Mineis'   Union  No   38,  W. F. oi M.  Johannesburg, Sept.  29,  190*2.  Notico.  Unionists  arc  ncilifii'd  All Trade  that members of the Transvaal Jl m-  er's Association liave been locked out  on tlie Village Maui Reef, because of tiio  imposition of thice rock-drill to one  man or more,  with no limit stated.  It is hoped that uo moio men seeking  einploynieiit will in any wny aid unci  nbet  this  gross  injustice  WM.   MATIIEIt,  Secretaiy Transvaal Miners' Association,  Joliiiauncsbuig  27th Septcinbei,  1902..,  The Shirt Waist and Laundry Woik-  crs' Union, No. 105, will^givo an "at  homo" to tho meinbeis and their fiiends  in Union hall on "Thursday, Nov. 13th  at 8 p. m. Thoro will bo a big turnout.  hzed moie than 800 dunr.g thc past  I three yens, aud tho membership to-day  will, aggicgate 100,000, truly a mighty-  army when wo considei that Canada  bus only a littlo over 5,000,000 population, Thero are seven labor papei s  nud twenty-five labor editors for as  many daily papers to support and defend the caust.  Some idea ol how rapid lias been thc  growth in the past two or thiec yeais  may bo had from the following, lacts.  With tho exception of the ruihoud oigamzations, Windsor d.cl not have a single .union up to 1901, to-day she has  11. Toionto has oigain/cd neaily 70  ujjions in tho_ past ^tlu,oo_ yeai s. and today has (118 loculs. Tho street l ail-  way men's union has over 1,000 lnoni-  bcis, thc allied printing tiade nearly as  many,  and  tho building laboi ers  700.  Brantford, a city of 10,000 population  didn't know what a labor oigani/ation  was a few yeais ago, and she now lias  23, nearly all oigam/cd in tliu past two  years.  The little city of Bcilin, where 'the  laboi congiess met_,last September, organized a federal labor union in 1901;  this wns the pioncci union Berlin now  boasts of 24 unions with loss than 9,000  population.  Gait has found tune to oiganl/o seven unions since the middle of 1901,  when tlie city had but one small union.  Montioal has the largest local-m Canada in tlie longshoremen's union, with  3,500 members '  Ontario province is thc best organized,  hav ing noarly one-half the unions of tho  country.  Theio nio 23 ccntiol labor bodies in  the countiy, and it is not too much to  say that these local congresses havo  done 'splendid work in all parts of tho  country.  They aro now turning more attention  to label work, believing that tho label  is tiie real keynote to fui thor organization.  ���They���liavo-succeeded-m-having���'tho  government printing of Ontario bear tho  union label, and also thc Laboi Ga7etto,  published at Ottawa -by tho dominion  government Mnny city governments  placo tho allied printing trades' label on  all city printing.  Tho dcpaitnicnt of labor was established in July, 1900 Previous to this  theio had been a bin can of labor of tlm  department of agncultuio, wlilch was established in  1890.  Tlio in ov inco of Ontario has also a  biiieau oi labor, undei the dlicctlon of  Hon. F. R. Luchfoid, commissioner of  public works. Robeit Ulocklln is the  able sccietaiy. llo was given tlmt impel fant olhco ou tho lecommendatioii of  the Toronto Tiades and Labor Council,  lt is a bit suipismg to Aitieiicau trade  unionists to be told that Mr. Glocklin,  as secrotary of the labor bin call, actually does oigunlziition work for the international tiade union movement.  CIVIC EMPLOYEES.  Two letters woro received nt last  Monday night's meeting of the city council iroin Winnipeg us follows  G. II. Brown, city'clcrk, wrote. " I  have your favor.of tho 20lliiin'st., I believe there ^s such a unlon'in cxistcnco inl  Winnipeg, as thc 'Civ �� Employees' Union," but the Council docs not rocognizo  it m any way whatever."  W II. Kullan, city engineer, Winnipeg,  wrote.  "Absence fiom tlie city has prevented  my ansvveiing beforo your inquliy io  woiking of tho Winnipeg Civic Laboi  Union. I think the Union has been of  use .n making tho men tako moro interest iu then work. Tiio city employs  during tho working season fiom  800 to 1,000 men, most of our  woik being clone by day laboi, including all our paving, asphalt woik, etc.  In my opinion thc Union is a good  thing ior the men and for thc woik."  Refcried to  the iinanic committee.  WHO PAYS THE TAXES?  Tlicio is a woild of 'wisdoiu m the following:  A eel tain man, who hailed from Aus-  tialia,  turned up at a small  struggling  town    of  ,  m England,   his  father's  bnthplaco. Ho was fairly woll equipped  with this vvoild's goods, and signified  his intention of doing something for the  town, in memory of his father. He  soou discovered that tho people needed  a Public Hall, winch lie decided to build  aud piesent to them. Of course, lie  could not build tho hall in tlie air, and  so he looked around, for a ground sito.  Having found a suitable vacant lot he  next proceede'd to interview^ the owner.  Colonial* "Woll, how much do you  want for this piece of giound?"  Landlord; ''��20 a year."  Colonial.'"Wh-a-t? ��20 a year?'Why,  where 1 come from, you could get it for  five shillings."  Landloid "Yes, no doub't you could,  and the ground heie may not bo worth  moro than that, but look at the advantages you have. A splendid railway  service, inco paved streets, loads well  kept and well I.t, good drainage, gus  and watei laid on, free sducatiou, ' Jn  vvoikhousc foi the pocu, and a* goal foi  the  offcndci."  Colonial. "Weil, there is something  in all that, to be sure, And I suppose  all the other lots heie, having the saline  advantages, will figure out the somo  way.     I'll   take  the land "  In duo courso tho building was finished and the unsophisticated Auslialinn  was ono day complacently surveying it  when a self-satisfied, official-looking pei-  sonage, book and pencil in hand, presented himself.  Olliuul *'At how much do you valuo this building?" i  Colonial* "Oh I ain't going to sell, so  theie'll bo no deal, sti anger."  pihcinl    "I  don't      want  to  purchase,  my fnend; it's tlio rates I'm  after."    *-  Colonial    "What rates)    What do you  mean?"  Official "Well, .you arc green, and no  mistake   Tliero is the poor inte, the snn-  Wo havo to report that the Hotel Vancouver has beeu placed on the unfair  list. 'Robertson &. Hnckctt woro givol*  every opportunity to fulfill thoir part  of tho agreement, but failed to do bo  und when seen iu respect to the mutter  woro sti icily non-committul. They woro'  informed tlmt their foreman on tbo  job was disci iniinutlng against union!  men, that he was still hiring non-union  men, and that he vv as getting signatured  from the non-union men promising to  join a local union of cm pouters, all  these things being in violation to tho  ngiecmcnt made with Mr. Robertson*  The firm was notified bv cho Counc.l on  Monday morning that all the non-union  kucu on the job including thc foreman/  wcio inquired to either join the union,  or loavo the job, failing which the uniort -  men of all trades would be withdrawn*  Aitei several meetings between the firm  and Mr. Sully, piesidcnt if the council* .  tlio negotiations were called oil, the job  declared unfair and the union men wero  withdrawn. All men responded but ond  who prefctrcd to go back on his obligation lather than come out with the  nice No fresh developments have" as yet  taken place, except that the Province  ot Wednesday contains a paragraph  stating that the trouble vvas amicably  settled without stoppage of work, iiut  ths tlio business agent contiachc ted ia  Thursdays'  Province   and  World  Theie  are  a  fow  non-union   cu*pentora  and  biicklayers working on the job yct<  i   BOOTS  AND  SHOES  Nmety-tivo  per tent,   of the  shoes" imported     into     Mexico   aie   made   in   tho  United  States.  Tho W. L. Douglas factory has increased its output, and eveiy ten hours  sees 7,800 now pairs of shoes pioduccd*  Richmond, Va , will soon have largo  shoe factoiy. She has now ono in the  penitential y at 41 cents per day labor*  If St   Louis  maintains  hei   perccatago  of gain  fiom   1900   to  1910,  she      will ���  rank as thu first shoo city in the worlds  One of the laigest shoe  manufacturers  m Canada is sending cnculais to his re-*  tnil agents,"asking tlielr opinion oa'tho  union' stamp)     ���' *        *  - ���**��� t~-    *   ���**   **  St     Louis   manufactured   $16,000,0001  worth    of shoes  during  the year 19014  *  This  was  a gam  of 97 per cent,     over  the census last yeai. �� '  During the years 1899, 1900 and  1901, tlio U. S. exported to Cuba shoos  to the vulue of S212.935, ?2S3,172 and  5400,481 lespectivcly.  A general laiso in thc wuges of- the  shoo woikers has taken plate ia Australia The hours of labor in the shoe factories iu that country are  JS per weckj  D. Armstrong i. Co , owners of thc union stamp factones at Rochester, N.'Y.,  is working a night and day force. Thoy  didn't do this before adopting tho union  stamp.  Labor unions in San Fiancisco claim  that if tlieir members and families lived up strictly to union label conditions  they can succeed in making a minimum  of  Chinese  competition.  Tho Shoe Clerk's Union of San Francisco has  010 members.  Till; SAVOY.'        ���*  Commencing,  Monday,  10th  Nov ,  tho  progiammo   at   the -Savoy   will   contain  the  following names    A If  P.  James,  an  old     favorite,     will   leappeni,   Summere,  Kippered  Hon Ing J, 8 tins for 25c. At  The City Grocery^-J .        ,    i ,  The death cu Mis Monck uged 42  years, occmicd on Wednesday moining  at her homo at Lot, Tenth avenue. She  was born at Nanaimo and was a daughter of Rov,' Ebenc7nr Itobson and wife of  Mr. Olarcnce R. Montk, cx-picsidcnt of  the' Trades and Labor Council   The de  nary rate, tho load rate, tho school | and Wmtois, the gioat danceis, .lack  rate (you can't expect the members ol m*'1 Myitle Alack, the comedy sketch  tho'schoorboaTcrto" ki5op_up'tlie_schools "leiim, "Jlcatnce~��ciine, .Scotch bulladist;  out  of  their   own  pockets,   then  theio's [l'ost     and    Ashley    in   a     new   comedy  the police late, and " -sketch,     the       lliovvning    Sisteis,   In  a  Colonial: "Ah, I see. I see, how it is. sketch fiom the opeia "Hello oi Now  It's tho other fellow you'ie after! Iani!Yolk*" Kuto' Rockwell, d mcing sou-  paying a man ��20 a jeni for these brcttc, Muiki-v nnd Cioi\ .las', p,  things.     Go   to  him,   my   friend    Go   to  Tost and company will put ou  tbo new  him.     lie  is  youi   ninn "���Reynolds.  furcc, The Man  lroni Steveston.  VANCOUVER   STKUKT RAILWAY.  When    a    vticot     lallvvay  corporation  such   as   Vancouver 1).   C.   hns  got,  hns  good    sense  to   voliiiitiiuly  ostein!  the  >      CANADIAN   LA UOU   t.AMS.  Oigniii/ecl laboi has had a powerful  influence In tho clncction of laboi legislation Children undei 11 cannot lie em-  plo.ved in mines, mills or fnctones, except   in   fiuit   (.mining  factories.  Tho        Lleutcnaul-C!oveiiior-in-Council,  under    ceitain   conditions   may   piohiblt  luul us much good seuso rts the Vnnrou-   ll10 t'"|l,|".vl"��i't "f B��ls under IS,   and  voi   stieet inilvvny ���Shoe Woikuis'Jour-   bo>s u"tl(-'r 1(j 5C'"'* ol ago in lactones,  such financial cncoiiingeinent and tecog-  nltlon of olgilliizcd laboi. it Is entitled  to gieat cieclit. It would be a blessing  indeed     if  all   street   inilvvny   companies  mil.  SPECIAL OFFER.  From now until the end of 1903 The  Independent mny bo had  for ?1.25.  We  tho work ol which is deemed by him to  ho  dangoioiis  or  unwholesome  No child, young girl or woman, can  bo employed moio than 00 houis per  woc'k.  Stieet   raillnac!  cuts  must  hi*  vcstibul-  hope  that   this  offer   Mill   be   taken  ad- ed dm lng the  months of November, Bo.  vantage of and that cam subsci.ber will tc,��.l,o.,   Ja.ii.u.y,  Fclnuary  and  March,  see  to   it  that -at least  one  new   name 'lhe  'Compensation      Act     Is a very  will be added to tho list     If the work- strong     one,    unci    enves  full ughts.to  ingman  don't exert themselves  to  push workingmen to sue and collect,  and ar.  thoir paper how is It possible  to make far    better    for  the  workers  than   any,  its  usefulness as    far reaching in then* laws of this kind m .the United States,  causo aa any on the continent? -shoe Workers'' Journal.                    .. A  't'  r^'fX\X  ���*ii  i K   -'i-i  ,jX  * V    0.---S. il ���'. i y ��� \    -  .   '.i\*4i. ���o***s-t*c-<.*c*frc*  o  <f  *��� MANY. MEN of  MANY MINDS  By EDITH  WVATT  '.*J*O*l*>CO0*O*J*0*0/>  o  o  ���s*  o  Copurtoht, mu, im s. s. o  .Uct'Iure C��ri;;itiri|;        ���  in tlio northwestern pint of Chicago,  not far east of tbe river, In n place cf  sllc-nt streets and empty lots, s'.anil  beverul largo frame bouses, with pick-  et fences, built before llie lire. Tall  poplar anil cottonwool! trees hnng  clouds of pale. glimmering foliage over  ilie wooden sidewalks. An occasional  electric car with one or two passengers shrills past under tlie rustling  shade, and cows are sometimes pastured on the frequent brown lots.  In one of the houses of (bis placo  there lived two American gentlemen,  different as the poles, Judge Amos  rarker and Mi*. Paul IlaviUind. .Judex*  Parker, llie house owner, an old settler, wiii a plain mau, (be I'a I lier of a  large family.  Ills wife bad died when tlie children  were little. His sons vvere gone into  business in distant towns, and bis  daughters, combining piety and inflation in a neighboring cliurcli, luul  sported actively through llieii* respective courtships till tliey vvere all married and gone, and liielr father vvas  left alone with Edna, tlie servnnt girl,  nnd Nick, ber brother, who had accompanied the family when they  moved from Indiana forty years ago.  Judge Parker vvas a ponderous, easy  going man, of tremendous legal information, with a long, white face and  almost no nerves. lie scarcely perceived the loneliness of bis remoic  house, and lie did not miss bis family  too sensitively, as when they were  witli Iiim be bad been only vory slightly acquainted with tliem.  ills taste was not for men as individual:., but in bulk. Ue loved the public  and public life, and lie would liave preferred almost any discomfort out of  doors or in a ball to .sitting in a parlor  through an evening  Tiie juti��c could nut for an instant  bear exclusive society. Indeed, tin*  only moment when lie e.\pi*rioticed uneasiness vvas when lie was forced Into  the pivsonce of a group of people selected by a delicate sccial lacl instead  of by llu* rude band of chance or puiit-  ical or--'iiiii/,ation. If lie had no lecture,  no Republican rally or G. A. it. meeting to ntlend. be would go out and sit  on tlie fence of liis grass plot to smoke  and to talk to'Nick or to any casu.il  loafer.  Paul riavilar.d, on the other band,  -enjoyed almost no society but {bat of  his betrothed, Margaret AUlen. and a  literary friend. Itlcbard Elliott.  lie read law in the law ollice ot  Judge Parker's former law (lrm lor  three winters. It was during tliis lime  tlmt lie lived will! the judge, to got far  away, be snid, from tbe grime and sor-  didness of tho city, and in the evening!*., while (he judge was olT with the  public in the grime and sordidnc-sK, lie  sat in tho old Parker bouse and wroto  long Introspective letters to Margaret  Alden and composed verses called  "Iletrospcct," "Circumstance" or "If,"  which gave Its name to bis volume of  collected verso.  IF.  If I had known���b;ih���there It Is!  What does it matter now?  Yot tliis pressc-d spray of clemcitla  Again reminds mt- how���  Hut, never mind���It's gone and post.  What does it matter now?  Had you but spoken or I not Ht.iycd  There* on the lawn with her  Tills elsmaliu b.id been, I wi...  A dil'.'crent tnco.enger.  Perhaps���heigh ho!   Tho play Is clone���  And.you in Pra.i.ivvur.  If they had told me what vv.is truo  Or I had eyes to see,  Enir.est been con" or It been ynu  There on ihe lnvvn with me���  Uah!   What's the oddsV Or roi��o or rue���  What is tlio odds to mc?  Richard Elliott wrote a preface almost entirely of margins for tlie book,  commenting favorably on the restraint, suggostlvencss and perfect  good breeding of Mr. Haviland's lines,  and Paul Iind great fun In his own  way In wrlllirj t'.iem in llie evenings,  while the judge bad great fun lu his  _own-vvnyJn .scfoiullngjiiutloiiB and In-  'trotlucing politicians In long, heavy  addresses at political clubs.  it was a curious circumstance of  Paul's art that, while he himself was  of a������ very sensitive and lui|ii*eii.s!ble  nature, the attitude lie chose (o assume  In bis verse, one described by Klelianl  Elliott In a magazine article ou "Hav-  Ilaiid and imlin'cri-nllsm." wm. e.tnc-lly  Judge Parker's altltucle. and tliat gentleman might have asliecl with far  more sincerity:  Bah! V.T.nl's thc odds? Or ro->c or rue-  What is the odds to ine?  111 (be spring of Paul rjavlbiid's  Ffay at the old Parker houss- Margaret  Allien came to visit Chicago, and at  the time of lier visit she and lier lover  pursed through a long period of menial  suffering.  'I'li-'ir trouble .".rore on lhe day cf a  heavy spring rain. They were in have  met In ll'.e Art Institute, and Paul  liavlland. supposing that Margaret  Aldi-ii would not keep her tryst in Ike  worst storm of the year, had not kept  his.  He iv:***. overwhelmed witli cm-trlllini  at lils mistake w'.ien he vlsllcd her In  the eve* ;**g.  But wl: *n lie said. "It never occurred  to mc t!'..*t you would be there." and  she replied, "Where tlicre Is a quest ion  I always do the more strenuous thing."  ho was wounded. -lie disliked being  less strenuous than any one, even linn  Maigarot Alden. He did not enjoy  himself In her presence as he ordina-  nly did, nud he began thinking that  the first beauty of their feeling dad  raulbued   and   wrote   \erses 'called  "The   Lost   Treasure,"   "Ashes"   and  "Disillusionment."  Meanwhile  Margaret  wrote  in  her  diary:  "April 14.  "Paul was here today, but not the*  Paul of yesterday. Something is gone  between'us���just what I cannot say,  but'something.   -.'���������-  "lie has, of course, failed me and  can never be again to mc what be was  before his liiconslileration of today.  "On I really luve him when 1 cannot  nny longer perfectly admire blmV Musi  question myself further on lids pu!:*.t.  "it Is true I am iHsilliislniieil, but I  feel It more dignified on Ibe whole lo  keep our relation* us tbey have always been. The world need not know.  "This is not sincere*, of course, but I  am disturbed and in doubt."  Paul Ilavilaml, too, was disturbed  and in doubt, and it was while he was  In this mood that he went one morning  to the lav; olllce and found, with astonishment, that a blow had fallen on  Judge Parker.  He had been responsible for a brother living in Wisconsin, a bank cashier,  who. nfter a long probity, had absconded with the bank funds, leaving  behind enough debts to ruin the judge.  The men In the ollice said that if  sucb u thing liud to happen to somo  one It might as well happen to Judge  Parker, as he never tool; anything  hard.  Paul felt the Incident, an instance ot  the Injustice of life, already symbolized to him ln liis own wrongs, llo  mentioned Ids friend's disaster to Margaret in tbe evening, considering it an  episode Iu keeping with the melancholy tono ot tlieir meeting, but they  talked very litlle nbout it. being still  too occupied with tlieir own delicate,  moral and temperamental problems.  However, when Paul went home that  night nnd saw the judge sitting on the  front steps with his hat on the back of  his head talking to Nick as be bad before his bouse was disgraced and liis  fortunes ruined, be felt among his own  troubles a sense of sympathy for a fellow sufferer.  As he passed be touched the judge's  coat sleeve lightly, as a subtle sign of  regret, but his intention was evidently  quite imperceptible to the judge, for  the next morning nt breakfast he observed rumlnativcly with an air of intelligent, judicial interest:  "Wull, Paul, d'you bear about Brother Will."  Paul stared at bis plate and then  said delicately, "In life we cannot always account for everything."  "Thai's what the bank directors  think." returned tho judge jocosely.  "Well, It's a queer thing���a mighty  queer thing. 1 knew a man who did  something like It here���and be resembled Brother Will too."-  This wiis the only allusion the judge  ever mnde to the matter. Everything  in the old Parker bouse remained as ll  was before Brother Will's lapse. The  judge bad never been extravagant. He  was not obliged to change in any way  his domestic or social customs, and it  will be seen that his spirits and life  had been less nffec-ted by his rulu than  bad Paul Haviland's by the remotest  shadow of adverse criticism.  Perhaps this sketch will be supposed  too decided in its contrasts to be a  tiling of facts. On the other hand, It  may be truthfully said thnt it Is a very  moderate presentation of the vivid  variety ot persons, perhaps In the  world; certainly on the north side of  Chicago.  Plnn In  England.  In England the ordinary domestic  pin had become iu the fifteenth century an article of sufficient importance  to warrant legislative notice. An act  of parliament passed ln 1483 prohibited the Importation of pins. As a necessity of the toilet plus were Introduced Into England In the latter part  of tbe fifteenth century by Catherine  Howard, queen of Henry VIII.. wbo  received them from France.  Very good pins of brass were made  at this period, but a large portion of  them were made of iron, which was  blanched and sold for brass pins. In  order to prevent this Imposition upon  the good people of England parliament  In 1343 passed an act providing that  "no person shall put to sale any pins  but such as shall be double headed and  have the bends soldered fast to the  shanks of the pins, well smoothed, the  shanks well sbapen, the points well  -rounded, liled, canted and-Sliarpened.'__  England continued to depend upon  France for Its supply of pins till the  year KJ2B, when John Tilsby introduced the manufacture Into Gloucestershire. Iu 1K11! the manufacture vvas  Introduced Into Bristol and Birmingham, lhe latter place ultimately becoming llie great center of the Industry.    A  Mailer of Sex.  "A man trimmed that window," remarked a dealer In women's headgear,  passing a millinery establishment on  Twenty-third street in which all the  bats and bonnets faced squarely toward the sidewalk, "and a woman  fixed up Hie windows In dial sluie."  continued tin* man milliner as lie came  to tin* next store, In which the women's  hats showed lhelr backs, witli tlu-ir  bows, pendent ribbons and streamers.  "Yon see," lie said, "a man looks nt  a woman's face*, and so It Is only the  front of the hat that he sees, and lie  doesn'l know any better than to show  the fronts wlien be Is exhibiting bats  for sale.  "But It-Is women, not men, who are  the buyers, and tliey know that tlielr  women friends when tbey meet them  smile sweetly as they pass and then  turn nnd critically Inspect their hats  from the rear.  "So women select hats with stunning  Wnd effects, and the woman milliner  Judiciously shows the rear elevation  when she puts a hat on exhibition."���  New Ywk Times.  TOMMY AND GRANDPA.  ItANPI'A lay steeping serenely  Wlu-ii*  the shade  of  tho  inaplvs  vwi-. . ust;  The  li.imniocl; wus swayed  by  the  zt'phyis  That   kiSful   his   high   brow   ns   thoy  passed  Perhaps lie was dre.imlng of anmels  As Tommy phiyt'd near lilm out ihere,  Chasing liuili-i illei. out of tho llowers  And to.-is'.iii; bis curis in the air.  The hose was attached to the hydrant,  With ii full nt'iid of water turned on.  And lie- ini/filo l.iy harmless, unnoticed,  Whno tho grnss had grown brown on  the lawn.  Di'nr grandpa, with one leg hung over  The side of the hammock, mill swayed,  And lhe leiiirs lli.tl.'i'cd guyly nbove blm  lt was eighty or ro ln llie shade-.  A smile* wns on grandpa's glnd features  When Tommy discovered Iho hose.  IViliups ho wus dreaming of cherubs  Or beautiful fairies, wbo knows?  Hut   the  smile  dls.ippcaied   when   sweet  Tommy,  Forgetting that grandpa was thqro,  Stood carelessly letting the water  Squirt forty feet up ln the nlr.  With a yell like n grown up Comanche  Dear giandpa attempted to rise;  The water streamed under his collar  And into Ills ears nnd his eyes!  With a fool tnngleil up in tlie hammock  lie lenpcil like a nout on the hook  And turned  three Ulpflaps without stopping  To pick out the course that he took.  ��� ������������������  A child who had stains on his features,  Whose eyes were still tearful tend red,  I-ay sobbing, with sad recollections,     *  And tossing ulono In his bed.  Ills breast was o'erburdened with sorrow;  ln bis henrt nml elsewhere be vvas soro,  And he murmured, "I don't want to never  Go visitin' grandpa no morel'   .  A Practical ���Mlfllcnlty.  He���I'd go to the end of the world  with you, darling.  She���l'cs, but have you got the car  fare? -  Pertinent  Advice.  "Doctor," she said, "did you ever  lose a patient';"  "Lots of tlieni." be replied grullly.  "Woll, I'm afraid I shouldn't be at  all satisfied with you," she explained.  "I must have so much .confidence In  my doctor, you kuow, or 1 will be perfectly miserable, especially about the  baby."  "You'd better try young Dr. Jinks in  the next block." advised tbe old practitioner.   "He's never lost a patient."  "Are you sure?" ��� ,,  "Positive He's never bad oue to  lose."  Enconrnffeinent.  When they wise the beantiful woman from the wreck, she begs to he left  lo die.  "I have nothing to live for!" sbe  erics,  "You are mistaken as to that," they  argue gently, "for see what a swell  shape the collision has battered your  bat Into!" '  Now she opens her eyes, and It Is  plain that new courage has entered  her heart.*  f WO SLEIGHS  1     ANB A  -���7/-  i  ?!  By  HEIfllX  WOOD  Cop'/rfe'it. iwi.bu T. C. McOurc  And They  Sever  Bo  II.  ������lie would be all light." said the  man who Is always criticising others,  -lf-lt-wereii't-for_hls_ftMrl'ul_li:ibit_o__  mendacity."  "1 bave always regarded blm as possessing the highest Ideas of honor."  "Yes. but be is one of those people  who nre always announcing that they  arc going to tell you the funniest story  you ever heard."  iicin: iictpi  "You are surely not going home without police protection!" Bald one Pitts-  burger to nnother, wbo bad been marketing.  "Why notV" demanded the otlier, surprised.  ���'What! With lhat line tenderloin  steak ������ou have just bought?"  Ilt-i-.rtl  In thr Itnln.  "I wonder hovv many more hours  we'll have to wait for a car!" cried  the lady impatiently.   "This Is awful!"  "And yet," added ber cunning husband, who saw bis opportunity, "you  Iind fault with tne for not coming  home sooner from tho office of nights."  Ctiilipitrlrtoliri.  He���My love for. you. d.iillng, Is he  deep and ns pure as the l.i Kt? at our  feet.  She���YcBt and you nre Just as frtsh.  Slionlil Get One.  Blobbs���I nm all run down.  Slobbs���Why don't you get on automobile yourself?���Philadelphia Record.  Joel Herrick drove along tllseonso  lately In the moonlight, Melting his  whip about Bay Charley's ears. Behind the yarn mulller his face wore an  expression of disappointment and  wounded pride, and it wns evident that  the live miles *��f Hue sleighing befoie  him on tliis keen, beautiful night held  uo charms. Disconsolate be looked and  disconsolate be felt, for had be not just  been scorned b.v tho lady of his heart?  Little had he thought when he drovo  Susannah Petcrs'out to Johnson's golden woddingthat she would desert him,  and for lils bitterest rival, Ed Sparks,  aud yot���  Joel had danced often with the pretty, golden haired Susannah. She, happily conscious of her now blue ribbons  and pink cheeks, had beamed upon  him, dancing' his heart quite out of  him and himself into the brave resolve  to speak of his love on the homeward  drive, for, although Joel bad "kept  company" with Susannah for s^x  months, he had always Incited tho  courage to "ask her" point blank.  Now, Ed Sp'arhe,* on the other baud,  lacked not the courage! but rather bad  pressed his suit, even when Susannah  had clearly snubbed him. Perhaps it  was done only to nettle the hesitating  Joel;. perhaps Susannah was really  impressed b.v Ed's brand new suit of  store clothes, scarlet tie and glittering  cull buttons and studs. At any rule,  when the dancing was done and the  big dining room was thrown open it  was IM Sparks who Stepped quickly  forward and "bunded'', .Susannah io  the delectable feast, and it was Ed  Sparks who filled her glass with Aunt  Marcy Johnson's best blackberry wlnt  when the health of heist and hostess  'was drunk. And all the while1 Joel  Herrick, his heart eaten onl'witli jeal  ousy, tried to look gay as he served an-  o'.liePand less favored damsel.  Aftor supper goodbys were said,  the stone bottles were filled with -hot  water in anticipation of long 'rides  through thc cold night, the women  bundled each other up In tippet and  shawl, while the men harnessed the  horses. To be sure, Joel had but one  horse to harness, yet the crafty-Ed  managed to reach tho house door first  vvith his prancing young borses'nnd a  new, fancy sleigh. Susannah gave one  swift glance .from Ed's dashing turnout to staid Bay Charley and the old  fashioned cutter. Vaguely she beard  a1 chorus of, feminine "ob's" and  "all's.", and Joel's fate was sealed. She  sprang Into Ed's sleigh, the envy of  every other girl on the great porch.  All this 'furnished anything but  pleasant thoughts for Joel ns he drove  home alone, and when lie realized that  ut this moment Ed's arm might be  encircling the slender wab-t of Susannah he fairly groaned in spirit. Per  haps the bold fellow might even dare  to kiss her. Joel grasped his whip  tightly, nud Hay Charley sprang forward In surprise.  * Two miles had been covered,'and be  reached a point where the road wound  through a patch of woodland. The  trees stood gaunt, strange and black  against the dazzling btiovv. Now and  then a branch snapped with the cold,  sounding like the report of a pistol on  thc still moonlight.' Joel coi'Muencod  to whistle from sheer loneline.'s. Then  suddenly the sound died on bis lips.  In astonishment h.> saw a woman waik-  ,lug toward him. Nearer and nearer  th��y came together. More and mere  familiar became the outlines i)i that  feminine figure. As he slowed up ll  shrank back against a tree. -  - "Why. Susannah!"  "Oh. Joel. I'm so glnd It's you!"  There were tears in her voice. P.r.t  Joel remembered the slights, the  humiliation recently put upon lilm. ami  hardened his heait and his voice.  "Well. Miss Peters. If yon ure yoin'  hiime alone I shall be plcasrd to take  ynu under my care."  Ilia tone vvas not Inviting, bin the  shivering Susannah quickly climbed lo  his side. Joel touched up Hay Charley,  "but-for-Borne-time" remaliied_*ileiit.-  Xovv and then he trlauced nt lb" little  figure crouched nl his side, shaking  with sobs and cold together, .bid's  heart reproached lilm, and lie finally  remarked:  "Seems io me you nln't net In' right  tonight. Kirst you take up with a no  account sort of fellow like Ed Spnr'-.n;  then you go wulkin' alone nt this time  of nlglit. Where's Ed. an' what does  lip menu, Irnvln' you all alone like .IiJ.kV  If lie ain't Ircatod you right. I'll tnke  him out an" horsewhip h!::i."  Susannah laid her hand i:ppea||ii*_-l.v  nn Joel's arm.  "i've been, mean to you. Joel, but-  luit this nln't Ed's fault. I���I ���foil  imt:"  Joel snorted incredulously.  "Yes, I did, too. Joel. We were j.'.sl  above old man .hiclkin's pl.:r:\ au' w.w  of llios-i- big wil*! g.-use vvas lyin" In ill-.'  rnacl. wc uot serin' It because of Its  beln' nil while. It Just tn-,1; an' Hew  right up In the horses' f: i-s They'ie  splrlly. you know, an" won't si i id  much, an'���an'"-this very sol.lv and  fe[>ly-"I_d ain't a driver like .vou He  nln't strong. The.v ran like wild an  he had to stand up to bold 'em A.i'  when we turned the corner bj the old  apple tree the sleltrh went Into n p st,  toppled over an'���1���I fell out A'i"  when I got up 1 snw the sleigh bvln,'  In' Iiom side to elde nn' Ed standin' up  an' hangln' on to tho reins."  Her recital came to u sudden and u:-  dignified cud as she giggled nt Die  [���������collection  of  her  admirer's  plight  She tried te smother the giggle In the  sleeve of Joel's great rough cent and  then continued:  "There hasn't been a soul along until  you came. I was senrt to death.  Everything was so while an' .still, an'  in tho woods the moon wns lookln' at  me through the dark branches' of the  trees for all-the'world like a queer  fnce. I���I don't believe I oould* have  stood it much longer."  By this time Joel was chuckling over  his rival's predicament, and Susahua'h  sat up in sudden dismay.  "But you won't tell anybody, will  you, Joel? The whole town'll be laugh-  in* nt me."  Joel turned serious on the Instant  "No. they won't laugh at you. If thoy  do, they'll have to answer to me. Besides, the joke nln't on you. It's on  Ed."  But just at this lime Ed' was having  fresh troubles of his own. Careening,  swaying, he drew near nulllcsburg at  n racing gait, utterly unconscious that  Susannah was no longer clinging to  the seat beforo which ho still stood,  tugging at the reins. Occasionally he  throw nn encouraging word ovcr his  shoulder or told her how brave sbe  was not to scrcnniv nnd add to their  danger. The horses would soon run  themselves out, and.the road beforo  tbem was clear.  But; alas, just as he turned Into the  town a suddou obstacle appeared ln  thoir track���Parmer Schneider's big  sleigh, laden with the rosy cheeked  Mrs. Schneider and three equally roisy  daughters! ''At Ed's warning shout  Schneider drew his placid white mare  to one side, but the flying team caught  thc rear of Schneider's sleigh, and a  chorus of feminine shrieks was wafted to the lleeiug Ed. Tbe drift was  deep, and the five Schneiders, wheu  disentangled, found themselves uninjured, but nevertheless wrathful at  thc reckless driver.  lu the meantime Ed hud reached tbe  center of the town, and his horses, exhausted and steaming, finally responded to the rein. With a feeling of intense relief Ed turned to his companion. Consternation seized him: Where  was Susannah? Caught in tbe mael  strom of Schneiders? No, his cnttei  had not been injured lu the collision  He remembereir vvith horror lhat she  had not spoken since the horses, firs!  began tlielr mad run. What if she Inn!  been hack tliere in tho woods all thin  time, frozen, perhaps attacked by  tramps? Eel was too frightened to'bu  logical. With a curse lie turned hlu  fagged borse.s back Into tbe road and  whipped,tlieni on at a mad gait. Again  be passed the Schneider family, and  ns the farmer once" more pulled out o(  his way, this time more successfully,  his good wife murmured:  "I did not think Marcy Johnson's  wine vvas so strong as that.".  Half a mile farther he met Joel and  slopped at the latler's vigorous ball.  "lluod evenin'. Ed," snid Joel, vvilh  u cheerful smile for his disemntited  rival. "Are you goin' to look for Susannah? She's here, safe In* iny sleigh,  an' you cnu Just bet she ain't goin' to  make such a mistake''again."  Ed ignored the complacent Josl nnd.  making his best bow���that is. the hest  he'could make while trying to hold the  two astonished and trembling.horses���  snid:  "I'm awful sorry I bad such an accident, Miss Peters: but If you aren't  hurt It don't matter so much, an' I  hope you'll let me see you safe home."  Susa'nuah choked back a persistent  giggle and clung to Joel's arm.  "You see, Jlr. Sparks���Mr. Herrick���  I mean Joel���an' I���we���I'm Just as  much obliged"���  Joel took up her faltering explanation and made it clear.  "I don't mind tcllin' you.' .Mr.  Sparks, thnt hereafter Susannah an'  I'll do our slelghin' together for all  time, "but If you want a recommendation to any other girl Susannah she'll  give it, an' we won't mention this here  little affair."  And Mr. Sparks, with a dignified uplifting of his fur cap and n row unintelligible words, whipped up his horses;  swung around in tho road and raced  back to town.  A Plensnnt   Interruption.  The following Incident occurred nt  nn entertainment ln a large provincial  town: On the programme n cortain-vo.'  enlist was down to.sing "The Miner's  Dream of Home." and to add special  effect to the song he, having a friend  ii_tlroiiiiiii_.it^thc lire station,L about  tliree minutes'Walk from the hall; Van  out nntl borrowed his top boots.  Ills turn on the programme came  around. He appeared on tin* stage In  all the glory of a blouse, slouch hat,  white breeches and the fireman's top  boots. His rendering of the song was  u great success up to the middle of the  second verse, when a commotion wns  heard at the entrance of the ball. Then  a hot and eager fireman forced his way  through the audience up to the footlights and bawled out at Un- top of lils  voice:  "P.lll. you've got to come'out of tliem  'ere boots if ymi value your life. I'm  called to u lire!"���London Tit-Bits.  Why Mnny Children  Are One  Slileil.  lt Is it well known physiological law  that the use of it muscle causes an  incrense In ils size, while neglect  causes it to become smaller.  The steady use of thesame arm In  carrying a sot of books to and from  school, the propping of one arm on a  table, or the c\ci"shc use ol one arm  o: log nnd the disuse of the other-  each '.ucli hibit slowlj but surely  lum.'s n'lout its ovvn lcmlt unless  con.Mnt effoit be made to counter  net ll'l he grov,lng nge Is more subject  tin:) an> other to such influence", but  eveiy nee Is dhectlj nnd povvcifullv  ini'ucnced bj anv occupit'on or hnlnt  which tends to the evclushe exeiciso  of ceitnln ir nidi's or to the habitual  tiiLlnz of a cc, tain uot,tuie.  MOVING   THE   MA'.XTOBA   CROP.  A Herculean Tank, Hut it "Will llo Done  ln lino Timo.  Tho correspondent of a Winuipeg  paper writes:��� ,  Lot us seo how tho Northwest liar-  vest, which furnished England with  7,000,000 cwt. of whoat last year,  hor total importation ' from" foreign  countries and colonies being 70,000,-  000 cwt., is being bundled this year.  Tho figures 1 nm about to quoto have  been prepared (rom odiclul sources.  Unfortunately 1 um not ablo to obtain any data relating to tlio business of tho Cnnacllan Northern.  The olevalor cupacity on tho Canadian Pacific west of Winnipeg is  10,500,000 bushols. At Winnipeg,  Sleowntin, Fort William and Port  Arthur, on tho Cnnndinn Pncific,  there is an additional capacity of  7)t>00,000 bushels.' At euch station  in tho grain-growing district the-  agent keops' an order book, acccsible  to the public, in which applications  for cars are entered, the rule of first  come, first served, being observed.  Cars aro ulso furnished to tlie farmers for, loading-.at grain platforms,  and whoro grain platforms havo not  been built he is suppliod .with cars to  enable liini to load, direct' from his  wagon. Tho average' load -per car  this yonr is 880 bushels: A wheat  trcrin bound from the grain district  lo Winnipeg consists of from 30 to  50 loaded cars. At Winnipeg the  trains are' re-arranged, tho number  of loaded cars hauled to Fort William being usuully "45, containing  4.0,000 bushols. rfot counting- the  host of switchmen and others engaged in mnking up trains at shipping  stations and in receiving them at  terminals, or of the agents, opera-'  tors, etc., who have to do with directing tho trafile, there are at this  writing, 215 Canadian Pacific train  crows, .engine drivers, firemen, conductors and brakemen, averaging 5$  men per crow, at work running, the  trains from the wheat fields to^Fort  William. It takes from eight to ten '  clays to haul a full cur from the  wheat- fields to Port William and'  bring it back empty in readiness for  nnother loud.  Lust session the Canadian Pacini;  obtained power fiom parliament to  issue now slock, tbo proceeds to be  applied in port lo the acquisition of,,  new rolling stock. Tbe company's  shops nt Hocboliiga were at once  enlarged and sinco early in April  .,000 incn have been employed iu  constructing ��� box cars, while 600  machinists huvo been building locomotives. Further, a. great number  of cars and locomotives have been  built for the company in other Canadian shops ns woll as in the United  States.'The upshot is tbat this year,  tho Canadian Pacific hus 35 per cent,  moro rolling stock, on, tho Western  Division ,than it had this ��� timo last,  year and 40 per cent, more motive,  power. Tho senson for getting out  thc crop, is however, vory'short.  Wheat docs, not begin to movo freely  till the end of September ami navigation usually closes at Fort.William  about the end of November; indeed  ior nll-wnter shipments to Kingston .  nnd Montreal it closes in the first*,  week in November. * Under such cir-  cumstnnccs a tremendous crush is inevitable towards the end.of'tho season. ���  .'  Some dny, 'perhaps,  the Manitoba  farmer will  seriously ask  himself if,'  is wise to .shove all his wheat on tho  market within the space of six weeks  or two months.   In times pnst. when  his crop was   but   an   insignificant  item  in the -world's production,  his  haste to get. * it * sold -and-1 shipped  before the closo of .lake   navigation'  had. little,   if any,, effect    upon,  the  price.   But 'now. that tho total yield  is approaching 75,000,000 bushols a .;  year, nnd that ho will soon havo that,  quantity   und   more   for    export,   it  *  would be woll   for - him to consider  whether ho should not store at least  ,  a portion in'his granaries'imtil the  spring,  instead of rushing it all out ;  in. the Fall.   Iii other lines ot busi-,  ness, men tako,caro,that the market  for their goods is not swamped by a  sudden and excessive supply, and the  -  Norlhwcsl" wheat'-growor    ought, "I;  should think,'*to be equally'cautious  in thnt respect.  Bates by the Cnnndinn Tacillc to  Lake Superior uro as low as, in fact  arc an appreciable shade lower than  thoso_chargeclJiy_J.he____rait_Nqrthorii^_  nnd Northern Pacific to tho farmers  of Dakota nnd Minnesota. "If the .  reader will' look at tho map he will'  seo that the whent belt, in theso two  States is considerably nearer tho  lake than tho wheat bolt of Manitoba- But, mile for milo, Cnnndinn Pacific rates aro lower. For example,  from Brandon to Fort William, SCO  miles, tho rnto is 16c per 100 lbs.;  whilst from Manitoba, on tho Groat  Northern, tho rnto to Duluth, n dls-  tnnco of 501 miles, is 20c. Tho rate  from Carman ti? Fort William, 48*1  miles, is 16c; from Norwich, on the .  Great Northern, 481 miles from Duluth, 18c; fro.m Doloralne, 620 miles  to Fort Wllllnm, 18c; nnd from Trenton to Duluth, 627 miles, 25c. Tnke  Emerson, Man., nnd St, Vincont,  Minn.; Grotnn, Man., and Ncchc,  DaTv".; Snfflwflakc, Mnn., and Ilnnnnh,.  Dnk.; Boissovain, Man., and Bottineau, Dak.���plnccs fnclng ench other  on' tho international boundary���and  it will be. found by reference to the  tariffs that while the distance in each  case from tho Manitoba points to  Fort William is greater ihnn from  the American points to Duluth,*,tho  intos by the Canadian Pnclfic to Fort  William aro just, ns low as thoso by  tho Great Northern to Duluth. Inns-'  much ns the. Great Northern rates  nro pronounced , fair and roasonablo  by tho State llailroad Commissions  nnd tho Interstate Commerce Commission at Washington, I for ono Jrto  not seo why we in Manitoba should  "holler" so loudly about railway oppression  ���V.|  i  ���I  'i  \\mi  W*  "Ti  - **    ti ,> ,**  . f-t   i,i* ��� i,.  * -*     <-   '   -"���'*       *'    -*      *-s'vfff -���-'^-Tafffl^ ^^^ffrra^^*e*^*T^^  fc  THE JOUNCER.  An Dp lo Dnte Device For Freelnit  Extracting 3nper�� From Been.  One of tbe chief up to date appil  luces In my apiary Is Know n as a joun  cer. Some foiir or five years iigo I described witb pen and pencil my first  Jouneer. nnd It was a very crude7 at-  fair coinpaied with the one In use at  JOUItCEB FOK tlfl.Ofl.NQ SUl'LItS  present. The pictuies show the device  and how to use lt. says Ituniblei in  Gleanings In Bee Cultuie.  It will be observed that it is made  very stiong, mostly of tough Ur, and  put together with bolts, and a cloth  tray |s adjusted under the hl\o-to be  jounced. ������ t ,     ���>  *   When it is desired to Jounce the bees  from a super,  lt Is adjusted, ns in  Pig. 1, and the w hole Jounced against  the ground.   The sudden jar or n few  of them send  the  bees nil  Into the  tray.   The latter can be removed, us  shown In Fig. 2. and the bees dumped  on the top of the frames of the colony.  In order to cushion tbe lower ends of  the corner,, posts of, the Jouneer thej  are chamfered off to a point   As tuei'p  are no stones In tho apinry, when the  Jouneer strikes the giound the jouncei  is broken just enough to pievent the  combs from breaking  The benefits detlvcd from this meth  od of getting bees off the combs nie all  in the line of rapid manipulation    in  the Ameilcan Bee .Tomnnl not mauj  months ago Mr. Davenpoit caught on  to this Idea and applied it to the com  mon Langstroth lilve    The best sue  cess, however. Is attained with a sh.il  low brood chamber, and the only ob  Jection I have to .It lslwbon there is  much thin honey It slops out upon the  bees, But qf couise, it is best to wait  until the honej is thick    It Is lund to  make people believe thatnnj new wnv  MILK FEVER IN COWS.  PoMlble Canieii DUcnssecl and Rem.  edtes ^nicicested. *  Ihe-e aro many cows lost each year  from milk fsver, aud the worst feature nbout It is that it is very apt lo  ho the best cows In the herd���that Is,  those best for milk production. It may  bo that In some cases It is caused by  overfeeding, says American Cultivator,  especially dm ing the pciiod tlmt they  go dry before cahing. We do not remember, ever having seen or heard of  a case w-liero It happened to n heifer  dropping her (list e.ilf. Possibly drjing  off too eaily or rapidly may cause It  in some cases, or a neglect to draw the  milk if the udder tills before calving,  thus creating a fever by tlio absorption of the milk Into tho system. It  seldom occurs to cows that are not'  let go dry at all, or aro continuous  milkers.  It usunlij  begins nbout the second  oi thhd duy nfter the calf Is bom, and  the flist sjmptoms are usually n chill  and a not v ous tn itching of tho ho id oi  ears. Then comes tho stage wheie iho  nnlmnl lefuses to cat, nnd tlie sceic-  tlons of milk nre lessened and the bow.  els constipated,"after which the cow  ls down and refuses to stand up   If it  gets to this binge, theie ls but llttlo  chanco of sin ing'the life, though we  lune.done so bj the giving of doses of  ono pound of salts in wljleh was put  an ounce of Jamaica ginger or perhaps  a gill of whisky or nun, then injections of waim  soapsuds  until  theie  was a movement of the bowels  'This may be better as a ticatmeut  for pteventing It If given a day or  two bofoio she calves   Other picven  lives are not to feed too highlj just  before or after calving.   Give some  moderate   e\ciclse   and" avoid   cold  winds or r.iinb, heavy diinks of veiy  cold wnter oi allowing the cow to He  down in a cold place. It uinj bo a con  stltutional weakness in some cows, due  peihaps  to  close bleeding,  too  high  feeding of the mothci oi lack of e\ei  else   It sometimes seems to bo an epl  domic and attacks almost eveiy cow in  the herd, yet In such cases w'o should  look rather to find borne cause common  to the treatment of the whole than to  It being contagious  The treatment by cold water cure  has been recommended hy some���th il  Ii, wrapping her body in a wet sheet  thon coveriug with two or three wool  en blankets nnd a lubbet blanket If al  hand This shoulci stait a perspu.itIon  in fifteen to twenty minutes, and II 11  doos not repent It. To move the bowels  take one ounce nu\ vomica. sKteon te  eighteen ounces glauberorepsom salts  four and a half ounces commoji tabic  salt, nnd boll ror ton minutes In twi  qunits of water; then give a pint ontc  an hour. With this should go tho Injcc,  tion of warm soapsuds, taking caie to  see that she cm swallow bj tivinj.  wIth n little water flrst.  Another lemody recommended bv  some vcteiinanans. especially if the  animal Is so ne.uly painljzed as tc  luvo dilllculty In swallowing. Is a In  podoimic Injection of osoiino or eigo  tine, the esorlne nt ouo to two gum'  In water enough to dissolve, the cigo  tine twenty to thlitv giains In as much  water as will dissolve or two and a  half ounces fluid e\tinct. which m.iv  bo lepeated in twelve bonis The eso  rino need not be given but once.jis If il  falls to act the bowels are p.nafjzed  While by tins treatment those eases  that aie deteetetl in the eaily stage��  can usunlly be emed. It is almost hopeless when the animals have ieaeh-d  that condition of pnalysls wheie the,  ennnot stand on their feet when lifted  up  Sometimes  an   othei wise  excellent  cow is  rendered partially or totally  woitbloss for the dairy because of a  habit of leakleg milk, sajs C P flood  iich iu Hand's Dnli.tiimi.  This fault  cannot nlwajs be detected unless the  milk Is seen to be leaking.  It doe.s not  follow thnt because a cow milks easily that she will  leak  hei   milk; far  from it.  Still, those that do leak usi:  ally milk lather c.isj\   Sometimes the  milk  seems to drip nwny  fiom  the  teats uearly as fast as it is made, aril  the  udder  is  nlwnjs  nearly  emptj.  This mnkes a cow worthless as a milker, but can bo detected any thuo except when she is dr}.  othei cows do  uot leak until the udder is well distended and they lie down, foiehig tlie  milk out In a sti earn aud making quite  a puddle of milk on tho giound or floor.  Sometimes the close obseivor will de  tcct this j  Anolhei fault that some cows have  Is the habit of sticking other cows ok  woise still, of sucking themselves XIj  advice is never to buy such a cow uu  der anj chcumst.inces If ono can dc  tect the fault Such a cow uwj po-si  blj be prevented fiom sucking, but s'i'e  can never be emed of tho inclination  to do so and will study bo a souico of  vexntlon. 1  If the cow jou aie looking nt lias a  ring in hor nose or has her nose plei cell  foi n ring don't buy hei That was  dono foi something nnd piobablj in a  vain attempt to pievent hot fiom sticl!  ing If sho has ber tongue slit, it li,  foi the same leason. But, no mutter,  bhe enn suck just the same If the hail  is worn off about her head or neck, be  sine that it is not caused by some tog  gery put theie to pievent lier sucking 1  A Good Guernncy Ilclfcr.   ���       I  Sire, Champion of Homestead, 5,97..  dropped Aug. 11, inOO, calved May U '  1002 and fiom June 4 to June 10, iii  STICK .TO STOCK.  We want to saj a wnd to the man  who Is trj -*g lo dig out a fri "i a: u  home In : the  newer sections of  the  country   In   the   timber   belt,   whore  opening up und reclaiming the soli Is  a li.ud pioposltioa computed vv ith i. al.  iugu farm and home on the level prai  rio.   The easiest vyay in which to im  prove such a farm is with stock, and  the M,iest waj to secure & living while  doing it is nlso with stock.   Pigs maj  bo very profitably raised all^througli  northern   .Minnesota   and: Wisconsin,  even though there.ho little or uo corn  rnised to feed (hem.'   Clover, pcus, po  tntoes nnd barley make the prlmost  sort of hog feed and the very choicest  quality of poik. and every man so situ  ated should7 make It u point to keep  all  the  pigs  possible,  and'with  thc  pigs sliould beab man; c"is as winter  provision c.iu be made foi.   It a man  will get a; start with cows, hogs and  poultij on such a faim, icmovlng the  trees and large brush, his stock will  not only make him a good living, but  tbo pasturing of his land will soon sub  due it und make It good arable land  Instead of doing this, nine out of ten  of the-settlers in-such a new country  keep no hogs at all nnd only a family  cow nnd  depend  upon  the laboilous  woik of stubbing tho land to fit it to  rnlse crops of grain to sell  THE FAKE SEEDSMAN.  We aro asked to say something nbout  the dishonest seedsman and incidentally something also about tho religious  'periodical:',which'.will.'.carry his udver-  tisement, the complaint as made to us  being thnt these seedsmen send out  seed not ttuo^to name or whlcli his  lost its vitality", and the purchaser, seeing their ndvcitibcments in a religious  pnpei, is not looking for this soit of  thing In the pin chase of trees and  seeds of all kinds it is alwnjs best to  buy of somo firm neai home oi :it  lenst at one of established reputation  if fai off Editois of idiglous publi  cations never take anj moie trouble  and often not so much to keep their  ad vet Using columns free fiom fiaud  as does the pmely secular pi ess. some  of the woist fakes going seeming  choice positions next to reports of re  vivnl meetings and the woik of the  chinches Because an advertisement  appeals In a icliglous p.iper'or magazine it never should bo assumed that  tho statements made or the goo-ls of  feied aie in any manuci sanctified1  theiehy. the veiy bame caution being  needed ns is common when one trades  horses with a person who likes n fast  boisc  A writer In The Country ��� lenticmnn  glveR a method  for curing bacon as  follows  First trim all suiplus fnt fiom  the hams, lemoving the joint, bhape as  usual    Rub the salt in thoioughly on  lhe skin bide, using a hog ear to do It;  then draw up the skin over the hock,  putting in a pinch of pulverized saltpeter,  then  filling, up closely  packed  vvilh salt;   Place the hums on a table  covered vvith salt half nn inch deep,  llitlng them In to oecupj as little spite  as possible, but not touching.   Now jou  nre.ready for the dressing.   Thoroughly mix the following articles (quantity  given for 100 pounds of hams): Ten  pounds salt, two pounds good brown  sugar, half pound ground bl.it 1: pepper,  half pound saltpeter, with which thoroughly nib the ilesh bide, after which  put on all the. mixture that will lie on.  By nbsoiptlon the mKture will bo cat-  en  up in  from  two to tlnee  weeks.  Then Might ly spnnkle with wit.    In  hix Multb the meat will be leadj to  h.ing up for smoking    Hang with wire  and  be sine  to  bang  with  tbe  hock  down     Use nothing but corncobs or  Inekoij wood for smoking    Sp.iicribs,  bieikfist bacon and small shouldeis  for family uso should be treated tlie  same as hams.  IffKlit anil Convenient Crnte.  I A M.icdoiinId sends The Bieetki's  Gazette the desci iption of a veij satis  l.ictoiy shipping ei..to. In tlie lilustia-  tion part of the fiont side is cut away  to show the inside nirangement A.  good sji/e for a pig tluee months old is'  Length 40 inches, depth 23 inches,  width 11 inches Pot a pig eight weeks  old a length of ,)2 Inches, a depth of  GRADI  I'rncticnl  .Wry  O CREAM.  it   namniiiK  "   Dls-  (���  UOW TUB JOONCISIt UKTH'.TMK'liKKH.  is better than theirway. Whether  beekeepers use the. Rambler's Jouneer  or not, I hope the beekeepers wllldls  card the old. obsolete use of a brush  Hees can lie shaken oif the combs clean  enough.(', lu central California but few  brushes nre used  I bate gieat hopes for the shallow  extracting super. Mr. Dnvenport sajs  the Jouncing piluelple is win tli ������nil n  yeur to hlni over with the standard  frames  The Wlpier Wheal Ciimllllnii  Orange .lucid Parmer declines winter  wheat In a sensitive condition. Cone  spondents report the wlniei iinfavoin  bleIIii Testis, similar condition e,\b*is  In Arkansas. In lennossee und Ken  lucky In Ohio two thirds or the eniiu  ties report the ivlntpi iiiifavoi.ible  Michigan has hnd ample snow pi met  tlon In Indiana and Illinois tin* slum  tlon Is doubtful Kansas tun ken a fur  belter showing and Nebraska has an  other biory. In (he latter state Hip  acreage Is lhe largPBl on record turd the  prospect declined ns good as ever  known Coodlt'ous on the Paclllc const  ���no almost entirely fa voi a ble except an  unimportant section of southern Call  fomin. *v  Professor C   B  Lane of'New Jeisey  told nt a farmeis' Institute at the Mas  sachusetts Agrieultiual college of two  cows that weri fed for sixty dajs with  a dailj intion of tblity pounds of ensi  (age,   five   pounds   ml\cd   haj,   four  pounds whent br in, four pounds diled  giain, and two pounds linseed  nie.il  This hnd 20 01 pounds of dij oi water  fieo mutter, of vvhieh thoie'weie 2 31  pounds of digestible protein. 70 pounds  fat. 105C pounds of taibolijchatcs. oi  a nutiitive tatio of one pait piotem to  5'i  of  otlier  nutiitive-  mattci   ' Tl ci  piodueed 2 7017 pounds or milk Mid  bi'tter-fat-tciu.il  to-UlOl  piuuls-ot  butter  For the same peilod two otl.ei tows  weie fed upon twelve pounds ol coin  stover, eight pounds of niKcil ln.i and  four pounds of eoinmeal v.lilch con  tained 20 03 poune's of dtv m ittei, one  pound of piotein. 33 pounds ol lit 12 7  pounds of caibohjdiates a iiiiiuii.e  ratio or one pm t piotein to 11 '< ot oth  er nutter Thej piodueed 3 011:!  pounds of milk, with buttei | u i ] il  to 04.'..! pounds of bullet, o. impounds or mill, and 110 71 pound, of  butter less thnn the two eo.vs thai  were well fed.  Suit I'revenln DIontlna.  Mr. Simon of Itlce county. Minn,  rajs tlint he lets cattlo go on to his  clover or tape with Impnnltj and mi  longer hus any bloating among tliem  His lomedv, or preventive inthci, is  salt vv hoi p the cnttle can get at It nt w'l.  Ho used to notice that cnttlo would  EUNICE OF CLU rLACE, 13,334  elusive, gnve 220*/, pounds oi milk  which tesiod by sample at Geneva o.v  peiiment station 5 8 per cent, oi U78  pounds buttei fat, or 14 91 pounds but  ter The picture Is fiom Ho.ud's Dairyman.  Selection of Com,.  A  coi respondent of the New   Yoik  rainier tells of a daiijman wh't had  a chance to sell ut a tali  pi lee ine  ,out of his tvveutj-the cows     He selected what he thought weie the live  pool est oues    The bujei  took  tbem  home,  tested  tbem   by  the  Babcock  test nucj began feeding what he tailed  A w ell balanced ration    He soon lound  lie bad live fail  milkers whose milk  showed a high amount of butter fat  The one who sold  them is thin Ling  tint through Ignoiance of his business  he sold tlie mouej mnking cows out of  his beid     Since last  -Match  lie has  begun to weigh and test his milk, and  he has learned that he underestim ited  some cows and ovei estimated otheis  .mil ne\t fall will piobably see some  going to the slaughtei     While we do  not doubt this, we would saj tint fiom  Maicli  until June Is not a  tab   test,  says tho American  Cultivator     Tlie  test for a year oi   fiom calf to calf  again Is the oulj tiue test     We have  had cows gire a Lugo amount foi tour  or live months, but little tor the ne\t  tluee months and  nothing  foi   three  months moie. and we have hnd otheis  that gave less when they weie Hush  but as much nine months aftei  thev  were fiesh ns nt Hist and did uot go  div at all    we have hnd at lo ist one  lhat  was  bought  two  months  befoie  she  calved   whose  milk   foi   the  (list  tnomontlisse.iii.lv snowwi'mo'c tli in  *��� li.it chemists w.nilcl ciil- n-ti iee" or  ileum about as tlnek as a sheet oi p.,  |iei   while bit months Mtei. when she  had reduced liti   milk to peihaps ten  pounds a day. it had a eieam on u  lh.it would be ro disci edit to n leisev  iovv   But she was lean when vve bought  lier   having bad no giain and i illiei  poor bay all winter, and when her call'  �� is a niontli old we begin lo feed liti  1111 H' "'th gi-iln. that she might he  lit to kill In ihe fall    Uut If weiaiuni  ici-d biittu fat oi eieam Into the milk  it was her fault Hint bhe din not give  richer milk curlier In the season.  Ucilrj*  Cotva Wnnled.  It Is the beid of special puipose ilnl  ry cows we vvnnt and  not the herd  kept in furnish chores for tbe owner  oi lib ed man   It Is not possible oi vv 1st  lot mnn r.nmeis toovvna herd of lull  blood cows   |,iit  It  Is ever.v   faimeis  own fault wlio lias been keeping tows  loi  iilve   to   ten   jears  and   ba-c   not  GOT iniD OF THE HIRED :MAJV.  A friend w ho has nbout eighty acres  in ciops to caie tor and who usually  Keeps one hired man to assist him is  getting along without help this season  and doing pretty well at it too     He  keeps two teams of horses,  and   he  w cut aud bought a gang plovn. w hieb  icquucs  the two  teams     He  got  a  twentj-five foot dug and rigged a lit  tie cut behind it. so that he rides all  dij.   He will use a hav loader In the  held and a hny folk at the bain    His  wife has agieed to milk the two cows  and lock nfter the garden and d;ivo  the hoise on the pulley when he fills  the bain with hay in consideration of  not having a hlieel man iu the borne to  piovide foi, and   wlu'e he  maj' uot  hive wholly  solved  the problem  th'S  jear. he savs thnt ho will so shape his  woik another season ns to  be inde  pendent of lilicd help oven though ho  does not do quite m> big a business  con> rou roDnnn crop.  Wo nre asked about coin for a puiely  fodder ciop    it's a big thing and haul  to beat    Wo piefer tho foie part of  Juno for planting    Drill in a bushel of  seed per acie (better more than less),  plant regulation width and aim to give  tho ciop two cultivations    Theie will  be nubbins on tho stalks so planted,  tho stalks will  be, tall nnd slim and  may be cut, bound nnd shocked with a  coin bait titer, and if piopeily put up  an aero of good corn land will thus fui -  nlsh four tons oi more of tho best fod  der on caith, everj particle of which  will be eaten bj the stock.   Where the  land can be spaied this is even a better  way than to cut up the Held coin, as it  is so much nicer to handle.   Try It for  the dau-j".  v,      roon seeds.  Wo have lun up against a lot of poor  g. iden seeds this spting���not pne hint,  but sei cial soi ts   Thej vvere purchased  fiom  ont*  of the  most  reliable beed  houses  In  t'*o lomitij,  but  foi   some  unknown reason not over BO per cent  ol   the  coin   beans   radishes   lettuce  beets,  pens,  lim i  be ins and pai snips  had v italitj enough to germinate   'I bis  is.I veij aggiavatlng thing    The torn  pi lint is quite geneial this spilng -ind  maj  liave its oilgin in the .ilmoimil  heat and diought ot  last season     In  this   coiiiiccMoii   vve   might   ndd   that  there  is  less complaint  of poor need  ioin foi  lield piuitliig thnn we have  evei known lei oie  leave a clover field nnd go to the b:����� [ .enehed or p^od "the :��>0 pound m irk  yaid. whore they knew salt could be . In     butter     pioduction-Dully     ���nd  found, and when thoy did so thej did ' Creameiy  not blont    He has since placed roel. ��.,���.  ._. ��__������_._.  placed rock  salt near or in clover or lape pastures,  letting the cattle know wheie It Is, and  sinco that he has had no case of bloat  Ing, though cnttle hav o been turned In  to such pastuies when they were wet.  He saj-s bis neighbors have adopted  tbe same plan and with the same re  suits. This is a good thing to remem  ber and try when tha time comec  True Nol Accidental  Dairy tjpe Is not au accident; It Is  not something that just happened  There are good icasons for eveij point  of makeup lu studying the dnhy tow  nil iden of beef should be abandoned  The cow with beef tendencies must  differ In type from the dairy cow. and  the dnlry cow cannot have a beef  form.  :LOOK.-'.OUT l.'OIl THIS  lUIHER.  Wo have been on oui annual bunt  for the boiei In our oiebard lately  This IIUli. uca*.t Is bv all odds the bis  gest mils nice v. tilth ihe apple giovve'r  his to eoiittiid with, tlie came of the  death or mou* apple tiees thm all the  otlu-r enemies with which the apple  has to cop ��� "nnptluiiR two and tlnee  bor*is nio icu.iul at woik on one tree,  tbi"tree us .ut appaientlj In peifeet  health but unless lhe toiers aie dug  out It is as smelj doomed ns though  tt hid heen stiuck by lightning. Sharp  eyes and a shup knife nro the only  remedy we know that counts against  them i  \  SHrPPINQ .CItATE FOK SWINE.  18 Inehesand a width of 0 inches will  be nbout right. Ciates foi shipping by  express must be made as light ns is  snfe fiom bicikage    It is not fait to  mnke a pm chaser of a pig two months  old pij e\piess i.itcs on thirty oi foi ty  pounds of cute vv hen they can bo mado  snlheiently stiong and weigh but biif  as much    Tor ends and bottoms take  live eighths  Inch   seasoned   spiuce  or  otliei  tough light wood   one-h.ilf inch  stuff for sides and .cover., with space between slats     In liont Is a tiough, T,  for feed aud wnter.   Just above lb a  sloping boaid, P, miming to tho top.  thiough which the feed in tiausit Is  givon    The upper compai tment is pio-  vided with a slide, S, ou top,and inside  is the bag, B, containing the meal ind  grain fare ample for the journey    Iu  eold wcathei the bides maj be boarded  up  almost  tight    To  pigs   weighing  seventy hve pounds a standard of one  half Inch stuff is nailed in the tenter  of the sides.   Sliav'ngs fiom a shingle  mill make the best bedding.  Foedinu Hops.  Nearly e\eryfouo has a different way  of eaiing for and feeding hogs    I have  tiled  seveial  different  ways  myself,  says Ed Edmonson in Farm .'and Ranch  of  Dtillib.  rlo\     I suppose that the  ,iigs are good stock nnd have heen well  c ai ed for.   I mean spring pigs of about  (he last of May, at the ageof from six  to nine weeks, and, as coin is out of  then   ieach, I  tuin them out in  the  Held and let them get the joung weeds,  and when the coin is in good lo.isting  oils 1  begin to pull and feed them  Until that time I feed them a good ration of corn and shorts.   I continue to'  pull the coin uutil the pigs get large  enough to break It down, and if I don't  want them to eat all tbey will I tnke  them  out.    Bight  here is nbout the  bnidest time of the yeur    On account  of hot, dry wenther there Is nothing  gieen, so we have to feed too much  corn    I don't feed them all they will  eat, nnd I turn tbem on the whent as  eaily In the fnll us I can get it large  enough to graze ou   Tbe best combination  I   have ever found is corn and  something gieen  /The Good  Rrood Snw.  A  good  biood   sow   should   have a  short   head, . wide   between . the eyes,  good ears, not too large, as lnrge enrs  ludlcale coarseness and  sluggishness  The shoulders should be broad and .is  wide on ihe upper line ns thej aio oif  the  lower line     'ihe chest  sliould  ho  goci and wide .mil hei Jowls sliould be  oii a  level vvltli-lier lower Hues.   The  hips should be bioad and squiie. a lit  lie  broader tlinii  her shoulders  Is a  good (pialitj.   '1 lie bjck sliould be good  und strong and slightly arched.   The  sow should stand well on her toes and  he   extremely ..lengthy' between   the  shoulders and linms vvilh well sprung  ribs.   She should lie the progeny of a  mother who Is a good stickler.   A well  matured sow should produce from seven io ten pigs to a litter and at least  two liners a je.u.  KIllInK linen For Home line.  Hogs from eight to nine months old  make the, best meat and should weigh  from 200 to 2.10 pounds, writes an Indi-  ami farmer to Prairie Parmer.   Do not  feed for twelve hours previous to,kill  lng.   Have everything In.readlneBs for  work���knives sharpened nnd all other  utensils conveniently at hand nnd tbe  place- for  scalding  and   hanging  ar  ranged    In scalding do not have the  .waterstoo.hot ;ThIs can be determined  by the use of a thermometer.   Before  cutting up allow tho hog to cool somewhat, but be sure nnd remove the fnt  from the entrails while.warm, as It can  be done much  easier and  with   less  waste than wlien cool   Place the meat  when'cut up ina place above freezing  point, so that tbe animal bent may en  ��iK'ret-H.*;U-  .'hvlter.  Howevti dc"-...'',le it may be to giado  milk according to sweetness nnd cleanliness ned mam l letuie tbe guides sep-  matelj. the oh-lat les uie so gieat that  It is pnutltallv impassible, foi it nutu-  rnlly has to go through one weigh can,  and it is more than the always "rushed'  butter maker cud do to run Is through  different separators, hold ln different  vats iiml churii iii ..different batches.  But witb gathered cream tlie limitations are not so strict. The cream does  not)all come at once or comewith a  rush, and two creum vats vvliraccommodate, two grades of cream, permitting^ separate chmnlbg and bop.uato  packing, with comparativelj little additional work.  To pny the samo price for rancid  cream ah foi sweet cream Is manifestly un fall and tulnous to thc whole  business, mijs Cioamery JouiunI To  absolulilv ieject all off grade cteam  .will Improve the grade of butter made.  But off flavored crc-am has some value,  although icsb value than good cienm.  Only three things ate possible���miv all  together and damage the whole churning, reluin the pool giado aud lose the <>  pntionage nnd iubiue heavy loss to the  patron, or grade and pay for each grade  atcoidlng to appio\imate value  It takes a man with a trained nose  and trained taste to grade cteam.   It  can be done bj  mechanical tests, but  prictirally the human senses are to be  rolled upon, and a man without these  senses woll developed Is out of plate  iu a creamery     We are speaking of  gathcicd cream phuts and believe that  au ambition to get into tbe best class,  best in honoi s and best in payment,  can be stimulated among the patious  and that time put In show ing tbe patron how ho cm get thero aud stay  there  will  be very  profitably  spent.  This is something moie than theoiy,  for it has been mide an ateompllshetl  fnct In so many cases that it must be  acknowledged to bo practical    We do  not mean that giading cioam, holding  In dldoient vats and churning separately   have   become   cveijdaj   practices in ereamoiles, but that keeping  out the woist and churning It aftei-  waid can be dono and that lushing direct for the home of a pition with a -  ioid horse and toad cart has done wonders in Improving the cream of those  patrons    In all such cases the butter  makei sbould not stop to aigue oi talk  much, but speak to tho point and leave  at once without li*,tenlng to excuses or  lecnminating p.J iver.  Unjfi Conn Top Pnlionn.  A Salem (Oi ) cie.uneij operator haa  enteied upou a plan foi the development of the danv inteiest of his ueigh-  hood Whene.ei ho finds un industrious farmet who deslics to purchase  cows foi a dany heid but who has  not sufficient tipitnl, tbo tieamety  man bu.vs the upecssny cows and then  sells tlieni to the faimei, tak.ug a  moitgage this plan lub been piac-  ticod pieviousij bj cieameiv men, not-  ablj laige companiesopcialing mKan-  ms, and hns been found successful.  A hitlicito unknown element In milk,  a new fciment, has been diseovcied,  called galactose, which ls piovmg of  value In the lipeiilng of cheese.   Tha  piopoitics of this (eiment are simil.ir  to the sceiotion of the pancieatic oiga'i  In the human bo'*,v    Old cheese is pie-  digestcd  food,  and   the   digestion  13  wrought   by   tho   galactose    It   was  found that the galactose would go on  working   at   veiv   low   tempeiatures,  tempeiatuies at which baetem wero  practically inert    Cheese was put into  refiigerators   and    kept   fto/en   for  months    Other cheese was kept just  above the fieezlng point   It was found  that the finest cheese is cuicd at fiom  40 to 45 degrees F.   Practical cheoso  manufacturers had maintained that 50  degrees wns tbo lowest tempeintuie  at whlcli: cheese could bo worked without becoming bitter aud worthless  Tho  new diseoverj will, it is believed, revolutionize  cheese   manufactnie,   doing  away with all curing rooms, the cbecso  being sent direct ly to the refrigerator ���  Scrllmor's Magazine  ��� Ilrncvu  Iii^entternTlnf;.  Tiie  Oeneva   expenment  station   is  coti'Idoi ing the i.iuscs th it pioduee the  ripening of cheese.    The enzymes nro  the agents that break down the protein  compounds and innkccheese, digestible  by   the   luunan   stomach.    Bacterial  chnnges seem to be 'Intimately, connected with chemical changes, and until tlio  pioeo'ispu are known little piogioss can  be  made   In  scientific  clice'senmklng.  Without  this  light advances  will   bo  made, but they will be incireacciden'lal '  than planned.   Without this knowledge  vve find ll piattiiallv  iirpn-.-'Iilp lo de-  vi lop t hee-eof unlloini qu il.tv ��� Dalty  World  A Coiiventi-nl  Clit-c-Ht.-lio'c.  W A Slmisier Ingeisoll Cinada,  has Invented an Improved cheesobos  vvh'ch is ciiuttilifted to pievent lipping  or splitting of the box. it ts.so arranged lhat both heads can be removed  to allow of ieulilv placing the cheese  In the box. The beads are so locked in  place that thev can be tonve.ilently removed to allo'v Inspection fiom either  end without destroying the bo\ or injuring tlie cheese.  m  li  -Ml  liona In cbecHe.  The factors tonti oiling loss aro  amount of wntei onglnallj present, the  textuie of the cheese, t.ic sue and  shape of molds used, moistuie piesent'  In the,nir of the curing loom and the  temperature of curing loom The last  tlrely pass out, after which It is readj I two nre tho most important, but can  ���  for Mltlnfi.  ��inltP enslly controlled.  g&M-JH  w& 1'IIE iNDEPENDi^M.  SATURDAY NOVKMBElt    8,   1*303  Tin*.  iiANUhlN i.  PUBL.Iblu.i,     WIiJuvlA'   IN   THB  Tiiia.viS OK THE MASSliS  THE IND.iPKNDISN'r PRINTING COM*  PANY.  BABBMtiNT      OK      I.'I,ACK     BLOOK,  HASTINGS STlUiKT. VANCOUVER, 11. C.  BUliBUItlr-TIONS  IN  ADVANCE.  A week. 3 cents; uiunlli. 1�� cents; three  months, 33 cents; six mouths, 03 cents;  one )t*.ir, ;1 so.  KNDOHfcililj BV Till-* TRADES AND  LAUOU COUNCIL, TUB VANCOUVER UMKJK I'AR'l'Y AND THE  BUlLDINli TRALiES COUNCIL.  The Independent can always be had  at Galloway's book store, arcade.  SATURDAY NOV Kill) UK    8,   190S  The spirit of the press���llcn/.ine.  Some    union     men s   unionism  their   iiittuies���mighty   narrow.  is  like  ' It the uniliiiln-iico question ih settled  ono ot these clujs thu Province will be  shy of onu .suiru bead for encli day's is-  bUQ.  H thc city diniter is to be amended  would it not lie n Kuocl idea to n-k for  a cominissiun lo liniiclle' iniliecile nlcler-  men?  Thc Province���the local mouthpiece of  the C. l'. It.���In its msue of Thursday I  night returns to lis woik of minimising |  llie imiiortnucti of haviig a deliiille legal decision us iu ilie uvwiurship of the  dicet ends, lt tjuoius Aid. Urown as  ! tll.sparaKliig tlie value of these pivceb of  land and lias hun cry out for compromise. The truth of thu matter is thu  (J. 1'. 11. is convinced that tliey huvo a  mighty jioor cusu and Want to -.elect a  Milt h|H)l in vtlin.li to light. With this  end in view tliey liavu pulled tliu hiring  and tbe Province is ciulciivor.ug io do j  thu rest. Mi. llunt/un'.s contention Unit  uo should lm very diary about causing  nn esiianguinuni vvith this corporation  is hardly to bo considered. This oorpcir-  iiiion is entitled to no more consideration than a private individual und it is  noticealilo In dealing vv ith corporations  of tlii.s nature tlmt tliey must be gone after hurt! and then they vv ill bu amenable to leiiMin. Thc C. 1* R. have dllly-  clulhcd with tliis matter long enough  and now they .sliould bo bi ought up  with a round tuin. Once let the city legally establish its rights to these struct  ends and then it will be seen hovv valuable they  will  become.  !0 IDE EDITOR/  John Ij. Sulhvun  "hootch." Joliu llailuycorn, ihu older lie  gets, prowb lititter und cun put all of  them o��t of buhioc-ss.  THE "KnuCATION" BILL.  Thc "J&lticatiou Bill," winch haa wit  the people of tlreat Hiilam' into a violent agitation, has not >ut passed the  Housu of Commons. The following resolutions, passed at a monster meeting  at ^Manchester, tersely suiiunarr/es the  Nonconformists'  ohjoctions.  Because  while transferring thc cost of  direct  popular  control   Committees    not  thc  ratepayers.  Hciausu, whilo tiaiisferrmg the Jost of  . Mjctmiun schools to the ratepayers, it  1 Iimiacs    the     contiollmg    voice  in   their  has   quit  drinking   <1,reetl5'  l!"!<:":,1  ^  or "^'o.'"'-^ to  Nl:\V 1'OLIUK STATION.  To lhe t.... i-  -    M'i*Ni  .Sir,���UiiiU-r the above bending I noticed a IMiiiKiupli in lhe 1'iovincc o( tlje  ���JDlh ull . ami vvheio tbu police committee lion recommended to tbe council* tho  submission oi a by-lnw to raise ��28,000  to build a new statiob, but tins did not  mention thu location. Now, Ur. Kditor,  1 think, .seeing thai tho present ground  i that thu police station is on Im in dispute, 1 consider that Die proper placo  to put t'tc new* police station on is on  the vacant lot now lying out in gnuM  besldu thu city hall. Now aB thu library  is on onu stile, I think the station would  suit nicely on the other side nntl close  up that block. ll is an ideal situ tor  either the jail or onu of the nuw Uro  hulls, und one-half the above amount  would put a nice policu station on it,  seeing that the giound is the city's. I  noticed m the same paragraph thut tho  chief informed the committee that vte-gow\  gambling wus btill going ou in Chinatown, but Unit he would not take uny  more action, seeing the way that tho  last eases went. Well, I think the chiet  and his men would bo better employed  if they Paul moio attention to thc vvhitu  gambling dens, and not trouble so much  ubout the Chinamen's simple game of dice  nnd dominoes. A nian with one eyo  could go down Chinatown anil catch tho  Chinesu at this simple game but ,14.  tukes 11 man with ability to catch tho  white gamblers. I also noticed 111 the  l��iovnice of tlie 30th ult. where-the police had Mr. Oriihths up for obstructing  the public street. Well, if that same officer liud gone down the street a littlo  further be would have seen a much greut-  cr obstrtietion, where Alderman Pore-  innn's rigs were lined along the side of  the sainu street, and vvhieh was moro  dungeious to the public thnn was Jlr.  Gninths,  as bo vvas only    doing    what  ^^*.-��-X>-��"�� 4>4) , ���Q$.~..--*-o-*-*-<}<p  J f  9 \  ! Saturday    i  The Latest in Felt i1at&  TVc  havo  received  by  express   m.  by tho    bcst-drcsscd men in Ne��  40c Ribbons  The  "all-ied"  line has been completed  Inianageinent in  private hands,  and now   our  follow-colonists  'neath  the      Hocau*-c 111 the majority of the schools  Southern Cms** vvill hear 01     some     of   of    thc    country it makes the uppoint-  T)qc.  Iteynold-'   potato stories. I ment of teachers, paid wholly from pub- ! any  liritish subject has  a  perfect right  be lunds,   to  depend  not upon touching, t���   do,   namely,   flee  speech.     1   am   no  The   lloukhohor   p.lBr.��.s   stand   about   ^^   nm,   IK!rsoIml chaiact<.r>  l)ut  ���,,_ '       aIl!lt     ���iysclfi   but'-wouW  llk0 every  011  tlie profession  of' particular creeds.      working      man  to  have  tho fieedoiu to  .localise   the   Will   makes   no   provision   speak  hi.s mind,  especially  when   it was  for   the  free selection  and  pioper  train-   to the inteiest of the working men and  as much show 01 lindmg what they are  after as does a. Vancouver citi/eu wlio  hasn't got a -.idcwulk and wants one.  If the rioiilchobo! s arc looking for the  Messiah they aie heading the wrong  way. l'erhaps the.v have taken President  Tlacr at his vvoi d and now intend to  follow   hun.  ing  of candidates  ior  the  teaching  profession.  llecauso      it excludes  womon   irom     a  sphoio   of   activity   in   winch   they   have  1 hope he vvill coutinuu to speak 'on .the  same stieet as he has in the past. 1  havu been in the city for the past four  yeais,   and   I  have  never  known  of the  In his Milwaukee speech Senator .Spoouer said of l'lesidunt Kqosevelt :i,"Jlo  thinks''straight:  he talks straight;   'he -"er peoplu  "America-  'the'home  of  big  things.  are like  tlio  huge country  acts sti night: he shoots straight,'and he   they inhabit.    Her riveif, are tho biggest  **�����       o*-��-n itrU I    '' Nnl ______      ilnn'rillilnn  __  111 the world ami her mountains  lick  crea-  straighl."    Not  a  bad  description.���  Detroit'Froo Press.,  ' And lie knows thc value of a straight.  rendeied  invaluable toivice for the' past  poUee'mterfering with  this  man  before  "���''"y.r-T'lV" *   . 1! *       -i*i-        '|*The  btLU*e  "'8ht  tllttt  he   W,IS  tal"-'u    J  noticed  a crowd of about    50    or    60  on the same street at the coinei  of Ab-  1.  bott  street,  dancing      on   the    sidewalk  where there was a Mind man  playing a  fiddle and   I  myself could   not got past  and  had   to  go   out  111   tin-  stieet,   and  no policeman interlt'i*,.,!. Ivow,  The action of thu city council in ordering Chas Wilson, Ci. C, to proceed  against the 11. P. It. for obstructing the  street ends vvill throw the Province (tlie  local C. I', ll. ciiculnr) into another fit.  Of couise its 'motives' will he purely in  tlio inteiests of thu city���we don't tiling.  tion.    Her     huge     rolling   prairies,   her  woods and pasture lands are all 011    a  big sculc.    The people talk in the siipcr-  ,���,i���.        , .,    ,   .    ,, ,���.       I this  will show   that  if  the  police  wore  Jative, anil think in tlio same wny. They ' '  pay no grovelling knee-worship  to kings  Saturday Night 15c  Ladies' Flannelette Blouses ���  Regular $2.00, f  Saturday Night $J.C0  170    Cordova     St.,    Vaooouver.  i     We reach wherever tbe mails  9 reach.  ��+������+�� ��� .���� ��� .�����������*���������������..�������������  A SONG.  [Written for TllK IkdhMNDiikt.]  Tis the soft cooling breeze from the mountain  tide.  TU ihe shower on sun-baked plain,  ���ris the bhip lhat returns en thefuUflood tide  To Jnehor In harbor ngain.    .  Tiilhofiill-thrcmteil nolo of the deep wood  thrush  That wakens the forests still.  'Tin'the swirl of ihu brook in its downward  ruih,  'Tin rest, at she top of thc hill.  ���Tifclhe witchery the moon and the ttnrs u��an  nl night   . <  Tis the fragrance nnd blush oi the rose,  'Tis tliu liini of a sunbeam, a throb of delight,  'Tib a druuiu thut bweelens repose.  And wheu lam vvcui valid uchiugandgud  'Tis a a mg that hlds me rejoice,  'Tis miibleso tender, so sneel, yet so glad,  Tu i sound of my luved one's vuiee,.  Itight from the fountain head of fashion,  quantity of hats similar to those being worn  York.  They uro in l'unaina shape (not extreme). Tho undcrbrim is faced witi  black silk, and they hnvo a deep black silk band, which given a very stylinh  effect to the hat. We have them In black and colors. Come and lot us show  you these goods. There will he no harm dono If you do not purchase.  8*rice  $3.00  Telephone i'()2  e.   STEWART,  309 to 315 Hastings St.  W.  l) ��������������������������� ��'������������������������������������ ���������������o  WilAI'S THE UM?  of hurrying about buyli% Life Innurance no many man think and say. At  least two .strong reasons are: Go od health is uncertain; increased cost is  certain.  What's  the uso ot wullin gc might botter ba saidl  UNION MUTUAL,   POLICIES*"    .     , *.    ,  may bo depended upon to protect throughout the varying experiences    of  human life, to faithfully guard t!4e in teres ta    of the    insured, and to ba  promptly cashed when they become payable    Values and privileges abound  and   are   conveniently   available.   Detailed facts gladly furnished,   t,  After throe years tho Union Mutual Policies do not become void by failure  to pay premiums, tho Main Non-Forfeiture . Law without action of tha  Folicy-holdcr, continuing tho-Insurance for a Specified length ot time. '''  Union IVSutual Life InsuranceCo  PORTLAND, MAINE. Incorporated. 1848.  Call or writo for particnlara and plans.      -   -.  Head Office : 419 Hastings St. W., Vancouver, B.C.  J. E. EVANS, Provincial Manager.  COLIN CAMRRON, Spocial Agent. ~.|    *.,  PHONE 1220A.  Telephone 1���2���5 ior a fine livery  turn-out. J.J Sparrow, Palace livery  stablea. ,  The latest scheme to unite tho woik-  ors comes from that fieak stale Coloia-  de. A Denver dispateli is to thc elfcct  that the plan is to hicve stale organisations and these to' be held together  by a national executive bonrd. The  programme of tlie American Federation  of Lalior should suit the most fastidious.  and set not their faith m princes. Hut  they worship the calf of' gold, and dance  aiound his pedestal- Hence their mis-  uiies, misfortunes, and sufferings. Tlio  almighty dollar is predominant., The  man, who, ,by honesty or knavery, (gen-  ally the luttci) accumulates money ils  the hero, the king, tlio god to be :woi-  fhipped. To lnm every knee shall bow.  It is, then, not surprising that in a nation where personal worth is subsei-  vicnt to money, tho end and aim of  every aspiring man's ambition in to  make money���to accumulate dollars:���  -Northumbrian   in  Reynolds.  doing their duty in tlie one o.sc lh'*y neglected it in thc other. The one case  vvas certainly an ubsti action on tlio side  walk, but Cirilliths wu-s on the -side of  the stre'et. 1 hope thu police will have  more common -sense thnn to interfeie  vvitn a working man speaking to liis fellow workers. Tins is a fiee country  and the'police .should know this. As, 1  liave already said I am no socialist but  vvouid uphold  free speech  any   tunc   no  Hum, Cambie street.  MorgoJi, The Tailor, Oranrine street.  Dan Stewart, Cordova Btreet  Clubb & Stewart, Cordova street.  W. Murphy, Cordova Btreet  MaRae & MoDonaid, Hastings atreet,  east.  E. Laisen, Hastings Street.        '  J" CarreiJl, Cordova street  Plmon & Co., Cordova street  Johnson & Hlgirins, Cordova street.  S. McPherson, Cordova street  END OP A MOUNTAIN CLIMBER. 1  Owen Glynne Jones who was '��� killed  with tliree guides while climbing " the  "Whito Tooth" in the Alps three-years  ago,  vvius ono of the greatest of maun*  matter who the parly was.      Yours re-  taiii-climbor.s.     The   details  of  the  ncci-  S    tlAIlUIS      l'ont  wh";-1 <ndcd  liis l,fo at il!2 oie re-  I  There  are  many   union   men   In     Vancouver,  who,  when they have trouble on I Ll'fCl UltE.  their hands, eagerly lly to The lnclcpen-      I'rof.  Knox,      founder    of  the  Mental,  dent  to   have   that  paper  take   up   their   -Seienco  College  at  Seattle,   Wash.,     aiur  light.    But after it is all ovcr they take   second  vice-president of thc Intcrnation-  no interest  in  the paper's success. They   al   Mental   Science   Association   will   de-*  forgot  it  must  havo  thc  assistance    of   liver a series  of lectures in  Uie O'ilrien  all  union  men  to  combat thc  persistent hull, commenting Nov.  nth.    These will  boycott of a large portion  of  the busi-   he public leetmes showing hovv each  m-  spectfully,  Vancouver,  1).   C  Nov.  4,  !'JU2.  A   CAKD   OF THANKS.  Mr.  aud      Mrs. W.  S.  Ashworth, liar-  nurd stieet,  wish to  return     thanks  to  their    mnny   friends   and   acquaintances  for kind favors shown  them  in  tlielr be-* Jones,  reaveinont    on   tho  death  of  their  littlo'  daughter,     which  sad  event took place'  counted by Untold Spender in McCluru's  muga7fnc. Jones was a sale and scientific climber, and his death was clue tu  no fault of his own. Tho live men in  the party tied together with a rojio  with thirty feet between man and man  proceeded in tins older: The guides. Hurler and Zurbnggen inst, then Glynne  Vuignier, another guide, aud I**.  W. Hill, who was a schoolmaster like  Jones, and who, like him. pursued  mountain climbing cus a spent  Coming to a dllllcult buttress ten feet  ness and  professional  world.  | dividual hy the study of linn or herself   .  last  Saturday.     Among   those  mentioned  nro    Miss    and  Mrs.  Hyde,  flovrors; I high, Furier, who vvas in aclvuiicc. could  Miss  and    Mrs.     Colyer,     (lowers;   Mrs. ; "ot find a hold.     It wns necessary    for  GnflUhs,     wreath;     Mr. and Mrs. Bart-''1"   t0  "n'"nl 1'rht'  ul"1   tllL'"  "u"     th''   . ;��� ;cin  in.iko a success of life.    I'rof Knox  Chief     .luslire     Hunter   has   discarded is     one    of the ablest  and   most  vvidly  the wig     Jfo doubt he grew quite tired known  public lecturers and  teachers  on  of sitting on a bench in a headgear that , the     western     continent    in     the     new  reminds one of Aunt Sally,  llu is to be thought    movement    of    the age.       All  _commended_foii_rhis_action_ Tncre aie teachers,    preachers,     cloctots,  Lawyers,  many   ridiculous   customs   in   connection merchants,   mccnatucs,   lahoicrs  and par-  with  the  administration   of  justice   that cuts     with     their     sons   and   daughtets  should  he  wiped  out.     In   this age peo- should   hear   these   most  interesting   and  plo  will  not   be awed   into   respect     for instructing    and    instructive educational  any court.    The quiet dignity  of a man li'iuiir-.       N'o    iidinistion   fee  will      lie  of brains is much moie impressive  than ihaigi d at the tlooi-s.    A collection  will  scarlet     and     ermine,  or  w.g.s,   or  quill be   taken,   to   den ay   exiienscs,   at  pens. close of  the  lecture.  iett. flowers; Mr. and Mrs. Farlovv,  Jlr.  others  up   when   he  eoulil  find   a     foothold,   so   Zui'lii iggen   and  Jones   put  an  and Mrs. Geo. Freeman, wreath and the   ice-axe   undei   lnm   to   stand   on,      and  letter earners   and  postal   clerks  of   the   crouched   clown   to  h'old   it.       As     they  Vancouver  post-olllce. ,toulrt  "ol *���*���'���'  ttlm1-  Ferrer  vvas    doing  ��� .'  '      alinve them  they wore UQprepared ior a  WANTED TO LOAN. Midden   shock.     v  I    it  is evident tliat these men wero de-  One     bundled  dollars  for  V2  months.' t,u,���i|iig on   Furrur's success   in    getting  the  hund-hold lie  was reaching for.   MF7  Mill  vvho vvas some Urn  feet below     the  security  on two  lots  in  5*10;   will   pay  $2.-|   every three   months   and   interest.  Address   A. '/..   Independent ollice,   Vancouver.  ��������<1>������^����4>�������� �������������������� ���������������������'�����������  Frank     Wnodiids,   of  Ilosslnnd,  calli  the   on  The  Independent yesterday.    This  ��� his Inst visit to the coast,  niul  he  __^ favorably   impressed   vvith   Vaixouver.  I  t  !  9  9  9  9  9  \  tyVl&<  Ntnrtly   speaking,   tlit'.v   aio   ilerry   Howls.  I'.ut on a pinch, you know, ihey run lie used an lion-Don dishes or  foi   fancy  biscuits or for  Ladies'  Knigers, nnd Ihu like.  They   answer   admirably   for   fruit and nuts as well.  ���your   ingenuity   may  siiggestsome either uso for  them.  At any lute they urn of English make-���splendid silver-philx-d bases,  with  dolicutuly-tlntcd  glass  liowls, heavily fluted on thc edges.  In   tw o   SI/CS���  $2.00 and $2.5i5 TacJi.  Tbe tgewder and  Diamond  Merchant  COB. GKANVRLE AND 1U&TIN0S STREETS.  Official Watch Inspector of the C. P. R.  9  9  ���������� �������������������<������,����� **������������������������������������������������  group about the ice-axe saw Feirer slip  and fall upon tlie two ohjivious men he^  low him. All three went, striking Vui-  gner, vvho stood between IJill ami the  tluee falling men.  11 ill had instinctively tinned to tho  rock to get a linn hold, expecting to hu  cariicd nway with the other men; licit  after  a.  few   seconds  he   reulis-ed thai    ho  C. Kllis, coiner Cmnliic unci Cordova  w,us "���(a a"(l "lo"e-    l-"1"!,' 'round he  -saw Ins companions .sliding at fatal  speed down thu icicle into the abyss,  llelvveeii hlui and thu un fortunate men  vvho were being Inn lid to sun: death he  .saw dangling Unity feet of lope from  his waist. Tin* faithful Vuignier luul  fastened it to some point in the nick tn  luoloct his master. The weight of the  four hotlles hnd broken the rope and  this saved Mr. Hill's life.  After   two   clays  of   hardship  illmbing  .sliced-,, is the iiluce wheie    Vein     net  i i   . . '  your liau* cut m an artistic manner.  UNIWN   HAKIC'lllIsS  XV. D. Mulr, Mount Plciipant.  Itubt,   McDonald,     Avenue     Bakery,  WVsstiulnster avcmie.  Montreal   Daltory,   Westminster  avenue.  F. Adams.  Scotch Bakery,  Hastings  ��'o'ic, Mr.  Hill arrived at the hotel,  The  lesson   here   for all  clinihcis, those  sti cot,  \V. D. Kent,  CG Cordova street.  who   make  sport   of   It  und  jest      with  death,  and those  who,  in  unsought prc-  Toronto   Candy  Company,    Cordova^licainent,   need   to   know   hovv   to  climb  stieet  J. Oben, Hastings street.  Minchen  Co.. Granville street.  Barnwell Bros., Granville street,  it. A. Townley, Granville street.  is this:    Thoso men blundered liy nllow-  1 ing the fate of thtee men to depend on  ono man's hatid-liold. Again, so far a.s  is possible, overy mun in a climbing  party should know   what the othcro are   ~���~��� doing in  order not to     be'    taken  una-  Snliiion���Kvrry   tin   guaranteed���o tins   waros, assure tho unfortunate) bios who  foi   2,->c.    At Thc City  Grocery. I held  tke axo wider   Furrur'n ieeii.  Carpenter and Joiner  516-518 Seymour St.  Between Pender and Dunsmuir Sts.  All kinds of work in this line promptly attended to.  ���������������������������������������  % :   GEO. HAY   : %  ���      Vancouver's    Pioneer    Clothca      A  Renovator, makes a suit new.      y  A A  X Dyeing and Repairing. X  A 216 OiUBIK St., VlNCOUVIB. X  ������������������������������������*  Meeting..  F. O. B.���VANCOUVER AERIB, N��. *.  meets Wednesday evenings; visiting  brethren  welcome.    Bert Parsoos, W.  P.: J. G. Ure, TV. S.,,lArcade.  THERE IS  SNIDEB'S &HOE &TORC  632   GRANVItil/a   STREET,  Carries a full line ot  UNION LABEL SHOES.  Tbe   Union' Label   guarantees   fair  wages and good workmanship.  No scab labor.  From Their nanalmo, houthfleld unci  Protection Island <5oUler.es,  Steam, Cias and  House Coal  Of the Following Grade*:  Double SofMned Lump,  Hun. of tti* Mtu��,  Ws>b��d Nut ttiltS  SAMDEL M. EOBINB, Superintendent.  EVANS, COLfiMAN & EVANB, Agents,  Vancouver City, B. C.  Pacific Kbottling  Works  importers and Bottlers  .GORE*AVE.   'PHONE 783.  ,    SOLE AG RNTO..  NO   DANGER  of Fire or Injurv  Health when you use  the  lhe prke is now  such that almost everybody can afford it  Once used, always-  used. .Apply at Office of  LTD.  Cor. Carrall and Hastings '  Streets..' .  oeooooooe*oeeeeeee����eoe��mi -  B��EUC!<HJ&, WINE ~-K  ittxtm Eza.w(vELV,rooii B. C. Fbuit.  FEESHC0TFLOWER8   DNIOK-MADE  . DOMESTIC OIOAB8.  When maklnk a trip around tke'  ;     Park call on ����� . -\  Vf* D. tSOJ>���_�� Bro��;kU VoiDtl  OO OOO0OOOOOI  CANADIAN yx...  yyi&&&ii?r&  Hod  soo  PACBfIC  Scenic  Route  LOWEST RATES.  BEST SERVICE  Imperial Limited  9J Houra to Montreal���Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.  Transcontinental Passenger Train  leaves dally at H o'clock.'  Seattle <tnd Whatcom Express leaves  dnllv nt O.OTi o'clock.  S'l'BAMSlIII'S  TO  .IATAM   ANII  Ct:i-  1 . NA.  BMI'IIESS    OP JAl'AN...  ATHHNIAN      EMl'llESS OF CHINA      ..,  TO HONOLULU,  V1.II   IKLANDH  AUSTRALIA.  MIOWERA          _ sov.  S.S.     AORAKGI        [>!.',t:  S.S. MOANA   .AN  And every four weeks th-n-aiit-r. '  For full particulars as to'time, iiuew.  etc., apply to  K J. COriiE, JAS. SCLATKlt.'  A. Q. P. A. Tlobet Aet-oi . ���      i  , Vanoouver, B C.    42? Tl��f>ilnr�� i?t.  ..'���*'- Vancouwr.-K.01-  .. M)v.-   n  ...NOV. 17  ... IllOtl 1  AN1>  1*1  "13  ��  i  KI  '   '.'J  ���I  i  '0-1  I  JES_l^g5^W^a^CT,T*  uJL  y. ,-  i- <��� * ; I*- Ay wttm yjt-^jjt^M*  ���=^-��grs5=5apqsa^-tt��j^  iSATURBAY...... NOVEMBER    8,   1003  THE INDEPENDENT.  5  fe  K  i*y  'PHONI 17��.  P. O. 1J0X 29f.  W. J. McfrllLLAN & Co,  Whoiesalb Agents fob  ITUCKET CIGAR CO. UNION LABEL CIGARS |  Brands i ,  MONOGBAM, MABGUEBITA, BOOQUET,  vr �������U5 SOCIAL,        ���    EL iuSTILLO, '  EL CON DUB,        SABANTIZADOS, muAiller,  UNION MADE CIGARETTE!?: KABNAK AND VICTORIA CB0Ss|  Corner Alexander Street and Columbia Avenue, Vancouver, B. C.  Good Reliable...  UDion Made  oots and Shoes  GO TO  you will. Put it in oven if you target  to writo tho letter. Thc inclo9urc ta  the "it" of the matter. Don't leave it  out. ,  Humorist-Philosopher.  In   taking  ourselves  and  lite too  seriously  wo not only  miss a lot' of fun  but defeat the very ends wc are apparently seeking.    There is no one so blind  to the world about hun or so littlo callable     of    understanding     its  csbcntlul  commonplaccncss as thc man  without a  sense of humor.    It is a whlniHiiul quality not to  ho set clown  in  formal definition   and   hy no   means  to   he  spoken  of  in   the same  tonus   as  wit.  Its  possessor   Is   invariably   a  kindly   looker-on  at    life's    comedy and tragedy,  and ho  finds   more to smilo at than   to  condemn.  The wit laughs   Humor is a sympathetic quality, it helps us to interpret others    through    a knowledge ot ourselves  and     our  various  big  anil  little  weaknesses   and  mcandcrlngs.     Thc humorist  A QUESTION  WORTH  CONSIDERING  Union Directory.  t  < i  R. MSLLS, The Shoe Man.  DRIFTWOOD.  BY LUE VERNON.  [^Pieces of individual opinion, washed up  by the tide, boomed, sawed, split and  1 piled for tho benefit of    paid-up subscribers, also for those who beg, borrow and'steal "Tile Independent in or-  ' der that thoy may read     and    forgot  their troubles for a time at least and  enjoy a few minutes while camping on  - earth where so many people are will-'  _*.��� ing to givo you a kick and where so  j-fow oiler to extend a~ helping hand.  the winter crop of babies for tholr flrst  buggy ride.  Mary's Littic Dog!  -"Mary had a llttlo dog,  Sho thought 'twas awful sweet.  And everywhere that Mary went  That dog was at hor feet.  . She bought her clog a little tag   '  And  thoughtho^safo would be;  .-She had*'not.learned tho butcher's gag  Sho"lost her dog, you seo. '  it i  And when sho found her dog i was lost1  Sho sal her down 'and cried,  .And cbulrf'aiot - feel" 'a' ''TMilt theiworse  Ha<l her,dear mother (died.  .iio thon bho hustled,'all arail'nU,  In-pllcy, street ono lot,-,   ,   , >  Until she hunted'all the town.  A  oge  woman  is  always interested in  the  of another woman.  The   '  .Seattle.  Times"   is' the   "Examiner"  mg,'  When a' man  gets sirl'c In lus bed, lus  friends  get used to  it toinbly soon.  _ Old , nuii.ls weie born in the wrong  time ol tno moon���there was no man m  it.  When a bank olllcer dies his accounts  are examined to sou if he died a.naturul  death.  A   great   mnny ' Vancouver   politicians  look upon a moiiung cocktail as a sort  of pailiamcnt amendment.  ' *  '               It!     - /{\  A   woman   never  uses   s.  hammer'  -.Jib,  drive a Ir-"1'" ���'v  has time to observe and listen to  fellow human beings with nn open  and willing cat. Ho is tha true philosopher, for he deals not with theories und  tthstrattions of the study, but withltho  facts of the market-placo. Life is.to'  hun a pageant for his amusement and  Instruction, not a weary way or a Tale  of tears to a doubtful finish. Hums  not shallowness, it is ' not a belltt  of realities, it penetrates the depths,' ind  is never far removed from the fount of  tears. The tears if shed, Jiowcvcr, |arc  those of the pleasurable emotions, never  those o( bitterness nnd .hate. At .least  we find it so. It is nearly always shewn  in combination with far-seeing shrewdness and knowledge of others that mnkes  its     manifestations     at   times  cmhalas-  i       i  singly    surprising   to    the    less gifted.  Our pet follies and most  admired    and  And very hungry got,  ���i)  stall,'  ;* $\o thepf went \o;a.hiitcfhcr's' c  j i f To Hay ^ some.) sausario Jmoat.r  i'/m1 ih^?B sho.-wqniI (md coo^ojl it Jil  And tat her down to'eat''    ,  Tho butcher said the sausage was  . No other-meat but'hog,'   ,  But Mary found that, tag she bought���  Sho never'found her dog.  ' \cp���.inho^smilcsLand says-.milling generally lies most.  Al!  r;    Aii men aie mado of  -of them novtr settle.'  dust,  but some  ���^N^'tyO '?> &  flat lion haft-.  Under the-caption, "Society in Chica-  "go," the Tiuies-flcruld of tliat city, puts  the sub head   "Dog Show Friday."  ' 'The Inctosuie.  How "liiiiiiy timwnl.avc ytiu'wrotfc* a  lettei, intending to eniloso n 'Certain article and forget to send'it? You may be  my supenor in a thousand ways, sweeter temi ereel, possessed of better memories or wider Ioarnyignrfiner spintual-  , u-f-wbll'.Iii.jiiiy  ity,  ln.Ki.yoi.  .(myself, always  forget to enclose, that clipping, or money,! -   Of.W'.ApMr, (or>Whatever iti'iv^s  o, iu 'your1 letter  '   , i; i A" > 11  uwith "i pJoIi t y  that you >vwo'te  "I. enclose herew  why   is   this?    You   have  for     faces,    or   figures,   i  If'"?""  you?'Now,  good moinoiy  r   for   stories,  ,      When  a matrimonial viuat*-h  is  stiuiK  ^someono usually gets burned.  ___^__      j '  - i     ,   .. ^  When, a 'man      b"egins  lo < ilk nbout  <jiurify-ng politic*'.ho ���genuiiilly  waiita ,ui  . ollice. .,   i  You aio.prohiii'bly a Jingo, most people  . aro.       *  ''  A'hian never'.appeals to  so  little  advantage as when he is tiying to be ex-  -tra nice.  This Is the time of year when one duy  of fine weather is sufficient to bring out  090  9  9  'ft  9  .ft  THIS BRAND  ��  ���  "���9  c  ���0  0  -���  ���  rft  9  -ft  ���  0  9  'ft  9  0  9  Is a guarantee of good workman- ft  ship.   Our Ovei alls will outwear ���  any others, and will keep thair ��  shape to the last. ' ��  Ask your dealer for them.  ���THE���  (LIMITED.)  MAW'S BLOCK, WINNIPEG^ HAN.  The Pioneer Union Overall Factory of the West.  9ftmft9ft9ft9ft9ft9ft9ftt4099tift  now  Miy do jou full  down  on so simple a  thing as .Inclosing-nri  aitlclo )   in  your    letter'after   saying'you're   going  to?   Think   ol   howt it   vexes   you   when  you ieiei\e' a letter that says' "I am en-'  closing - herewith    a  littlo  embroidered  liiuidkeicliiei us.a hirthclay gift. I worked  it myself uml feel sine that you will  like  it."  Only  that anil nothing moie���  no  liiinclkeicluei      Or else  it is,   "I    am  sure  that you  will enjoy as much as I  did   the  droll  story  which  I  havo     cut  out and inclose     Pleasu    write     mo at  once what you think of it, us tomoiiow  I am     going    to  Australia to bo goim  nine veins and 1 want your opinion  befoie I  go " nut the clipping is uot    m  the  envelope      And -you  are  voxed,   bc-  eause you  value youi   opinion  of stories  and  nuiilil  like nliove all  things to  tell  >oui   fnend   what  you   thought  of    this  tale. "*"Or_woisriorm~of all is thiTlast  "I nm  sending  vou  a check  for twenty  dollars,   the      money you  kindly  loaned  ine.     Plcusc    ncltnow ledge   icceipt "     g(  course,  youi   friend fui got  to eniloso it  Don't'blame  hun,   ho\\c\ei,   foi   It's     a  tno   to( one   bet   that   you   would   hate  t yourself.    The ait of ondos-  ait    Heie ami   tlieie  may  he a man  who can inclose when lie says  ��� e Is going to,  but ho Is mighty seal cu  The most exaspeintlng fomrof neglected  liielosiue      Is   when   your   coiic-9p��]ident  says,   "It  Is  vastly  importunt that you  sliould know  about the Inclosed at once,  "0   Instencl   of copying  it out  myself    I  send   you a  clipping  which  1   wish     retell lied      immediately.       I  hope  it  will  leach  you   in   time."     Thoro   is  nothing  elsu in the envelope at first sight,  .and  you open lt to Its widest extent, feeling  all thu while as if you had been cut oil  ilie  tolephono just'after;some one  ha,.  said, "Your umle   has   died and   left "  You are in ,an ugony of curiosity, but  you must possess your soul in pationco  until your friend finds tho cBppIng and  sends it in a hiter mail Make up your  imnd from *now on that yeu place the  inclosuie iu your letter shea you ' say  persistently cultivated  sclf-dcceptions-nrc  often  illuminated with'     the      flashlight  gleam from a friendly humorist, to our  ,       i i  chargnn and profit if'wo aio not utterly lost. Wc are too apt to got in a rut  with the oncoming of years and the  giowth of responsibilities, too ready to  fix our eyes ou a wall-lined, narrow  way ahead, and to hurry by'th? things  that make tho going easier. That life  Is real and earnest goes without "saying,  hut thc man who is in closest' touch  with his fellow-men tempers the reality  and .takes' tho earnestness without too  biiuch -Qxistence. - Smoothest going is on  bftll-bchrlngs'/^that roll -along and take  their places Iffth just as littlo~ noise'and  fiiction as pOs.sil)fpf;t' Tlie' humoristJ is  willing to go hls-Woy rejoicing and to  let the other follow-sot the pace or to  tuill lilm as "ho will.' It was this, clement of humor that mado "David Har-  um" ono ol tho most popular of'publid  charactois. Ho illustrated' tho" humor  that appeals to all. There was no misunderstanding his shrewd yet kindly personality. Ho was the mail of alio woild  m tho rough who sees life as1 it is . and  had a' lot of lii'n" living his life unci  watching others live. It is' the "humor  of it", that makes Mark Twain's recent  comments and criticisms in the United  States so entertaining and si) fico ir-oni  oflense and the common preiuclices that  are so oiten louncWiu writing of,,this  kind. Morcutio wus a very pr.nce of hu.  monsts Thackeray had the gill Charles  Lamb���Ella of kindly memory���is iead  for this quality, and its Richness iu the  books of thnt small bit pi Scot, Unr'  no, has brought laughter and tears for  thousands.  , In Chicago.  In Chicago, the undei inkers hace got  together and have determined to dis-  couiagi- tho piactlco of Sunday funerals.  They piopose to solicit tho co-operation  of the cleigy and the superintendents of  the cenietny Ii the clcrgj will decline  to pi each funeial services on bunday  and the supeiintcndentb ol cemeteiies  will hang out tho "closed" siqn on that  day, thu undortukois believe the Sunday  funernl can be abolished. The lack ol an  nl comma-dating disposition' on the pait of  Is it more profitable to purchase an ill-fitting and badly made suit or overcoat tailor-  made���and thus make a supposed saving in  the first outlay?���  The day of reckoning comes���such garments  become shapeless���question arises " could  not Fit-Reform have filled the bill?  Thousands ,are wearing FIT-REFORM  TAILOR-MADE GARMENTS READY-TO-  WEAR.  " There must be a reason "���Perchance a  trial would convince���Com to the  THB VANCOUVER TRADES JLNV  Labor Council meets first and thlrA  Thursday In each month, at 7:30 p. m.  President, W. J. Lamrick: vice-president,  F. J. Russell; secretary, T. H. Cross; fin--  anda! secretary, J. T. Lllley; treasurer.  C. Crowder; sergeant-at-arms, C. J.  Salter; statistician, J. H. Browne.  SHIRT WAIST AND LAUNDRY  WORKERS UNION, No. 1(6���Meets  every 2nd and 4th Thursday ln each  month In Union Hall. President, G. W.  Rowlands; corresponding secretary, H.  Alltree, 1027 Richards Street; financial  secretary. Miss M. Whitman; treasurer.  Miss Jt'Olouae; delegates to Trudes anct  Labor Council. G. W. Rowlands, J. Har-  gle. W. MoDermott and I. J. Colthart.  WAITERS AND_WAITRESSES UNION.  Local No. 28. President, Charles Over;  vice-president, A. N. Herrlngton: secretary-treasurer, J. H. Perkins. Meetlns  every Friday evening at SOT o'clock In  Union Hall, corner Homer and Dunsmulr  streets. ���   .  i  !eform  Wardrobe  333 Hastings Street, Vancouver, B.C.  Self-Measurement Blanks and Samples on Afrtrf.catton.  ���     Mall Orders PromfrtlY Attended to.  STREET RAILWAY MEN'S UNION���  Meets second and fourth Wednesday of  each month ln Sutherland Hall, corner  Westminster Avenue and Hastings Street  at A p. m. President, Robt. Brunt; vlce-  luesldcnt, Cbas. Bennett; secretary, A.  c. Peiry, 33 7th Avenue; treasurer, F. C.  O Brlcn; conductor, Ed. Manning; warden, A. J. Wilson; sentinel. J. Howes;  delegates to Trades and Labor Council;  C. Bennett, Robt. Brunt, Geo. Lenfesty,  A. J. Wilson and J. Howes.   UNITED BROTHERHOOD OF CARPENTERS and Joiners���Meets every  second and fourth Wednesday ln UnIo��  hall, room No. 2. President, A. E. Coffin;  vice-president, Joseph Dixon; recording  secretary, Geo. Dobbin; financial secretary, J. M. Sinclair; treasurer, J. Ferguson; conductor, G. Fingley; warden, G.  H. Blair; delegates to the Trades and?  Labor council, R. Macpherson, J. H.  Sinclair, Geo. Dobbin, Jos. Dixon. Geo.  Adams; delegates to the Building Trades  Council. M. McMullen. Levi C. DeWolfe.  INTERNATIONAL ORDER OF BLACKSMITHS, Vancouver Union, Wo. 161.���  Meets the first and third Monday In each  month at 8 p. ni., in Union hall. Homer  street. President, Robert Gray; financial  secretary, George NesMtt, 1207 Homer  street; recording secretary, D. Robinson,  box 37, Vancouver, B. C; delegates to  the Trades and Labor council, William  Latham, D. Robinson, R. Edwards.   TEXADA MINERS* UNION, No. 113, W.  F. M., meets every Saturday at 7.30 p.  m. In Forester's Hall, Van Anda. President, John D. Fraser; vice-president, 3.  W. Austin: secretary. Alfred Raper; -  treasurer. A. G. Delghton: conductor.  Wm. A. McKay; warden, Henry Patterson. ' r  that tho popular notion of Sunday  makes it cas.er to mourn on that day.  But these considerations, in the opinion  of the undertakers, aro not weighty  enough to supply nn excuse foe making  them do their hardest work on" Sunday.  They desire to rest on "that day. Of  course, if the undertakers arc united nntl  mean business/ thero is little doubt that  tliey can bring about tho reform. If wo  are te have a "closed Sunday" in all  the cemeteries, and a man who ls in a  hurry to die cannot break in with au  axe anil cannot get m under the feme,  what is a poor follow to do? He will  simply havo to wait till Monday or  Tuesday, so ho may bo buried on a week  day. There's no other way out of itr-  excopt to flatly refuso to die at all.  IWIMAL PROGRESSIVE  . PARTY.  loigotten  lng  it' n  lott  thoto who have made up tlielr minds to  die has mo\eil tho undertnkeis to oi-  gnni/c for their protection against  thoughtless and incoiisideiiite piitoiit  who shulllo on "any old time" that happens to suit their fancy This may  stem a llttlo herd to the imlmdual nlio  it dying. When a man uiukes up his  mind, from now ou in Cliungo, to die���  the neci 'fuel hut not readied the 1'm.llie  must, as ,vc*t���Ills Hist anil lust thought  shounl he to iiecouiiuodntc tin* uuileiliik-  eis Aftei the iininedliUu mlultui. niul  file-mil have been satimiucl, lie should  nsk himself: "Does fills please! lhe undei takers? Havo I soloc-lecl a day that  does not Inteifeio with their plans nnd  iiriaugcinents? Am I violating the  rules of the Undertakers' Association liy  shullliug oir this mortal ceil on 'lliui.s-  dny?" lt Is truo that a man mny sc-  euic a longer stinig of carriages and a  greater number of mourners by being  burled on Sunday, as most people havo  nothing cl.so to do on Uiat day. In, the  case of tho poor, the tolling mo.si.es turn  out anil show tholr grief for the departed in a manner that Would not ho possible on & week day, whea they must  stick to their Work.    Jt is alto a fact  Following is the platform adopted at  the Kamloops convention of the Provincial Progressive' Party: ,  That this party lays it down as a  flrst principle that they will nominate,  endorse or support only Buch men as  will placo their signed, undated, resignation In the hands of the coniention  which nominates or endorses them;  that this resignation be sworn to; that  this resignation may be handed in to  the lieutenant-governor in oouncil  whenever a majority ot 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 and  operate smelters and refineries to treat  all kinds of minerals.  4. That the franchise be extended to  i\ omen.  3. The abolition of property qualifications for all public ofllces.  6. FVu-m Improvements, implements  and stook -not to be taxed, and wild  lands to be assebeed ut the price asked  for them by speculative holders.  7. No lund or cash subsidies. Lands  to be held for the actual settler.  8. Ten per cent, of all publio lands  to be Immediately set aside for educational purposes and education of all  chlldi en up to the age of 16 years to  be fiee, secular and compulsory, text  books, meals and clothing to be supplied out of the public funds wliere  necessary.  9. Compulsory _ arbitration of labor  disputes.  10. Restriction et Oriental Immigration *y a law on the lines of the Natal  act, and If said law be disallowed, lt  be repeatedly re-e&acted until the end  sought ia attained.  IL Tbat to protect tis from Asiatics  already ln the province the government  insert a clause in ill private acte-tp  this effect: "This act shall be nuHLsp]d  void if the company fails to enter, jntp  an agreement with the government ,'att  to conditions of construction and operation," and that the house pass a  resolution to prohibit the employment  of Asiatics on all franchises granted  by the provincial house.  . 12. Conservation of our forest riches,  pulp land leases to contain a provision for re-foresting so aa to produce  a perennial revenue and make pulp  manufacture a growing* and permanent  Industry.  13. Tihat the act compelling the scaling of togs by government scalers be  enforced. " "    '  14. Absolute reservation from' sale or  lease of a certain part of each known  coal area, <so that state owned mines,  If necessary, may be easily possible In  the future. All coal leases or grants  hereafter made to 'contain a provlfipp  enabling the government to 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  be conferred.  17. That all transportation companies  be compelled to give free transportation to members of the legislative assembly and supreme court and county  judges.  18. Election day to be a public holiday, and provision made that every  employer shall be free from service at  least four consecutive hours duripg  polling time.  INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OV  Electrical Workers, Vancouver Local,  No 213���Meets second and fourth Tuesday  in each month in Union hall, room No. 4.  President, <Seo. Cowling; vice-president,  R P. Irwin; recording secretary, A. D.  Hotson, 635 Richards street; financial  secretary. John Dubberley.   CJGARMAKERS* UNION NO. ' 357���  fleets the flrst Tuesday ln each montb  ln Union Hall. President, C. L Kuhn;  vice-president, C. Parsons; secretary, J.  C. Penser, c|o Mainland Cigar Factory;  treasurer, S. W. Johnson; sergeant-at-  arms, J. Schuylmeyer; delegates ta  Trades and Labor Council, J. Crow, C. I��.  Kuhn and John Mlllan.  THB RETAIL CLERKS' XNTEKNA-  TTONAI, PROTECTTVH ASSOCTATTOW  meets ln O'Brien's Hall, 'the first aaA  third Tuesdays of each month. D. M&-  Lton, president; W. J. Lamrick,  tAry, 248 Princess street.  BROTHERHOOD OF PAINTERS AM*  "DECORATORS, Local Union No. US.  Meets 2nd & 4th Thursday In 'Labor Han.  President, W. Pavier; vice-president, m  Halliday; recording secretary, E Cruoh,  767 Eighthi avenue, west; financial secretary, A. Gothard. 822 Howe street; ti*B��- ,  urer, H. MeSorley.   INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OP  Machinists���Beaver Lodge, No. KB.���  Meets second, and fourth Monday ht  each month in Union hall President, l  R Edwards; vice-president, Fred Knight;  recording secretary, Geo Downey; financial secretary, H. J. Littler. 573 Hastings  street cast; treasurer, E. Tlmmins;  guard, F. Coughlin. ,  VANCOUVER FISHER MEN'S  Union, No. 2���Meets ln Union hall.  Homer street, every Saturday, at 8 p. m.  Steve Dames, president; Chas. Durham,  secretary pro tem. '  JOURNEYMEN BAKERS' AND CONFECTIONERS' International Union of  America, Local No. 46, Vancouver, B.C.  President, T. Baxter; vice-president, J.  'Ingles; recording secretary, F. W. Bar-  tie; financial secretary, M. MaoLean, 2169  Westminster Avenue, Mount Pleasant:  corresponding secretary, J. Webster, 2844  Westminster Aveuc, Mount Pleasant; *  treasurer, J. WllklnBon. " '  'JQURNIJYMEN BARBERS' 1NTERNA-  "T10NAL Union, No 120���I'lcsident,  Fred llawe, vice-president, .T A. Dih-  tlen; corresponding-financial t^niclary, J.  A. Stcuait, 51 Oorclovn. St. recorder. .  XV llawkcnt, treasurer, G. llower, guide,  A. H Legalt g.inrtluctl, A II. Ander-  Aon; delegates to T. .S, L. Council, Fred  Hawe and J t;ilm.ui. Alocts lutt and  thud Wednesday,, of each month in Un���,  ���on Hall. ,   >  JOURNEYMAN TAILORS' i;K:,ON OP '  America, No ITS���Meets hist and k  thud Mondays iu room No I Lrn,o��  hall. President, C. Whalm, vice-president, P. Logg, recording tweretary, F.  Williams, 1S14 Seventh avenue W., financial bccretaiy, T Wood, ti-ettMirer.  W W Toombs, ccigcant-at-nrnifa, T.  Mntliews.  ���i  Ml  I  'H  1  ���-be  M  I  I  - 1  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HKREBY (UVKN, that npplicn  tion will be mnde tn the Parliament of C'nnnilit,  tit iho next slttlnKtlierenf, for an Act inconnm-  tlng a Company, under the name of tho " Vancouver nnd Count Kootcnay.RailuayCninpan},"  to construct Mid operate n line of ltailwa},  from a ooint at or near the City of Vancouver;  tbeueesouth ensterlv to the City "f New West-  inluHtcrund m-rot-s the Frahcr Itiver; ihcnec  canttTl) b'.i the most fenMblo route, lo a point  al nr near MldtiH), in the Itouudar) Creek  District; from apointon ilio main line of the  railway south of the Kia*ier, loanoluiat or near  the moiilli of the Kraser itiver; Irom a paint on  the mainline eat,l ut Hope, to a point al or neai  Mi ma Lake; and from apointon llu- mainline  of the railwav at or iiearilit* Cll> of v'hiii ouvrr,  unriJicily aim** llttrrartl Inlet, at the uiosi  fia*ibit*point,tn North Viiurnuvcr Municipuli.  lv, tin nie wo.lerlt* to a point al or near ilie  mouth of Hit- Capllano Creek,  WITH I'OiW.ll to lonsiruct and operate  liraueh lines, from am puint on the inainlliu-  oflliu proponed rallvtav* or branches therc'CT,  nut exctedlUK In anv one ease thirty (.111) mile*.'  iu length; ami with power to comlrtiel, own  and operate vvliarves, itticlth, elevators ami  warehouses in connection therewith; and In  construct, owu, and operate steam antl o lier  vessel*, on any nnvlKable waters; and with  pow' r lo construct, ntt n, maluuiln, antl operate  a suitable ferrv, frnm llie most convenient  point ou the Mainland of llrltlsk Co-  iumliia, to Hit- uiir-i convenient ' point  on Vancouvor Island, in aa to mate connection with the City of Vlelona nr to  comiuctthoreivitti hj the same; tn construct,  operate and maintain telegraph and telephone  lines, along the route of the proposed^ rail waver Its branch**, and to transmit messages for  commercial purposes, and to collect tolls therefor, to nenerato electricity for power and  liKhting purposes, and for all rights, powers  '   irevileges necessary usual, or incidi  to all or any of tho aforesaid purposes  I\UILI)I.IU4' L.U.OmiRS' FEDERAL  ', Union. No. 32, Vancouver���Meets  every Thursday evening nt S o'clock, in  loom No   I,  Union     hall l'rcairicnt,  Fred Collins~socrotary,���II-SellelsTWcst-  ern Hotel,  delegates to liuildiiig Trades  Council,   II. Sellers,   Clint    Foley      tnd  John  Sully.  J.k��l  ff  .'-I  Tel  dental  aud previlegea necessary usual, or  all or any of tho aforesaid purpose  Dated at Vancouver, this lst day of October,  .D.19C2.  D. O. MACDONELL,  Solicitor tor Applicant!.  VANUOUVr.lt TYPOGIUPHHJAL UNION, No 12:20. meets tho fourth Monday in each month at Union Hall.  President, C S Cainpliell, vice-president, II. W King, --ecretniy, S J.  Gothard; r. 1) liov (ifi, treasmcr, Geo.  Wilhy, Hcrgeani-nt-iirnit, A V Arnold,  cxccutlvo comnilltee, W 11 Hunt, G K.  Picrrott, W. Hi and. Root Todd: delegates to Trades unci Lnhoi Council, W.  llrnnd, S. .1. Oothnid,  V. XV   Towler  -if  *���  il  J. D. Murray, Baker, lias  broken his agreement with  the Bakers' Union and his  shop is now non-union.  Union   men   will   govern  themselves accordingly- '  F. BARTLE,  Secretarjb  ���"*i  '1  S      ���        ��.��: Ill  =5 I  MINING IN   ONTARIO  PROGRESS OF   MINING  AND  METALLIC INDUSTRIES.  A Year of D��Telopin*at���Tlio Xlckel-Cop-  p��r 3Ilnra���Growth or tha Iron 1 ratio  ���Now Intluitrlei��� Gold nnd sitvor Continue tu Show a, Decreaie���Nou-VIotul*  Iio Products���A Vnluablo  lti'rora*.  A clear nnd comprehensive survey  of the mining and metallic industries  ot tliu 1'iovinio unci the results ot  recent geological rosourch in expanding tlie field for development is pre-  sen Ud by Sir. Thomas AV. Cibson,  Director of Mines, in his annual ic-  port for 3901. The enroiuaging progress that has lieon laicly iiiado is  indicated by tlie copious statistics  nml clctciils rclni'iu*: to eveiy luttni'li  of the subject, which art* given, ii'iul-  ering the book valuable tor reference  purposes nnd a useful addition to the  literature dealing with our i ('sources.  'Iho year l'.IOl was rlinrnctcnrcri by  notable) advances in liniiij- elepart-  ments of tho mineral industry cspec-  ia'.ly in those concerned vvith iron,  copper unci nickel. Tho production  of metals, whhh were lormcrlj but a  small proportion of the- total minor-  u.1 output, shows a. largo relative increase as compared with non-metallic subsrances. The total pioduction  of minerals of all hinds in 1001. was  valued at 5*11,SSI,080, of winch S">,-  010,73d or 42 per cent, wore metallic. In 1900 the output was as follows : Total min'T.Us, S9,298,02-1 ;  metallic, S2,5G5,2S0, or 2S por cent.  In 1898 the metals only furnished 23  per cent, of the aggregate niin.'ral  production. Copper, nickel and pig  iron together furnish SI per cent, of  tho total metalliferous output, tho  precious metals being of very secondary importance.  I In* Nu'k.l  Ci'iMM-r Iitliiktlr.  ���During the period of live years Irom  1897 to 1'jOI, theie has been a  steady giowth in tlio nickel-copper industry as is shown by n table giving the following details: ln 1897  tlio number ot tons of ore raised was  03,133; number smelted, 90,093 ;  nickel contents of matte, 1.999 tons;  copper contents of .malte. 2,7."i0; valuo of nickel, $3.3!),651; value of copper, 5200,007 In 1901 thc number  o( tons raised was 320,913, number  smelted, 270,380; nickel contents of  matte, 4,4*11 tons; copper contents of  inatfe, 4,197 tons; nickel value. SL,-  839,970, copper value S399.000. This  industry last year employed 2,284  men who earned wages amounting to  SI,045,88'). Later statistics covering the iirst tluee men'lis of 1902  show a still green ci percentage of  increase, there being a g.r'n in value  of ���i333,4y8 in the nickel product and  81 '-'1,313 in copper over the corresponding period in 1901. This is due  not merely to the greater output-but  to improved .'.melting piocosses.  Jt on .tntl  M.-fl.  The production oi iron ore in 3 901  was three, times as groat, in quantity  ns tlint o"[ J900 being 273,332 tons  of thu value of $171,428, a�� against  90,302 tons worth 3111.805 in the  previous year, 'lhe greater proportion of *this fame lroni ih* Helen  mine. Tig iron was produced at  throe furnaces last year, only two being in operation the .vein* befoie. The  output was ll(i,370 tons valued at  Si,701,703,a-s compared vvith.previous  rocoid of G2,3S<; woith 893(5,000. Ontario mines supplied 37 per cent, of  Uie oie used as against 23 per cent  in 1900. Tho steel industry is  growing stCudily an 1 has attained  largo propoitions I.asl year 14,471  tons of steel worth S317,280 were  innde as compared vvith 2,819 tons,  valued at $40,380 the year before,  ilt cinploj s 380 men whose ' wages  amounted to *?274,354. llounlies in  aid of the iron and steel irduslry  were awarded last year,amounting t0  523.000.  Gnlil  and  -llvi-l*.  The Quantity of gold produced  shows a continued decioase. The output was 14,293 ounces, valued at  5244,443, whilo in 1900. 18,707  oun.es were produced worth $297,-  801. Silver to the amount of 131.-  4.00 ounces worth $81,830 wns taken  out last year as compared with a  yield of 100,102 ounces valued al  SOO,307 in 1900. During Uu first  three months'in 1902, the gold output shows nn increu.se of $22,348  lund ,that of silver an incicase of $4,-  934 ovcr tho yield in the con espond-  ing period of 1901. The production  oi zinc ore in 1901 was 1,300 tons of  the value of $13,000.  >oii-vit,tiilliti rrufliicic.  Of the non-metallic product common brick with an output, valued at  $1,330,400 takes the load, the ne.\t  ���item-in-impoi Inure- being-petroleum  pioducts, $3,407,9-10, the latter lie-  ing a considerable falling oil fiom tho  pievious year, when the value of  the output vvas $L,S(J'.l,013 Lime  yielded $330,000, rorlliin-l cement  $303,233, and nalur.cl nick cement.  SI07,('.23. 'lhe clcmiin 1 for cement  is n glowing on-' and its pi mini lion  is* likely to bi'i'imie mi unpin unit industry. One of ill" more loc'iit additions lo tho list i.s corundum which  was produced lo the Miliu* of $33,-  113. lion pyi itcs figures in tlu returns for tho Iirst time, 'lhe .\ield  was valued at $17,300.  Mining   Compium***. '  ���Mining corporations to the number  of 47 wore cliurlend in the 1'ioiiiico  with an aggregate capital of $27,-  710.000 in addition to which lllmr-  olgn companies with an ugHTointc  capital of .$12,230,000 ohinnioil licenses to tlo business in Ontario. In  1000 the number of companies inccir-  pornlod or licensed was 37 with an  ugtricgnlo capital of $'12,403,999.  Ollif-r I eiiMirm.  Considerable space is devoted to the  geological investigations being curried on in c! -slricts supposed to be  rich in muici.il resources. I'rof. A.  P. Coleman gives the results of  explorations in the iron range of  Northwestern Ontario and Prof. Wil-  lott O. Miller reports concerning thc  gold-bearing district of Eastern Ontario, and Lhe portion of Nipissing  district between Lake Tcmiskaming  and the Height of Land.    A report of  tho work clciiu by tho Provincial As-  rny Oflice is supplied by .1. Malter  wells, and Dr. Coodwin describes the  proj:ie.->s of th.* Summer niin.iij  schools held und r the auspices of tho  Dm cnu. A gi.iphic description of  Ontario mineral display at the Pan-  American is furnished by Fran'< N.  Speller, and lli-re are several other  features of interest.. '1 hi volume is  ono that will be specially valuable to  all who are engaged in thc mining or  metallurgical industries as woll as  of interest to 'lie much wider constituency conc'i nod in ih" piogiest  und development  of the  I'rovine-e.  NEW BRITISH ACADEV.Y.  Th���� Minrnrti'r t��r tlit*  rurtt-slnn llvitlitli  ���-Immoriulit" \\ lm ll.tlti, L'ti tin- Chin.  It*!* ���*i*ml)i*i*��lilp Iiiiili'innl. ',  Tho chartering of the now British  Academy by King Edwniel is a concrete realization of the dc-ircs of  many of tho literary men of England  for the past many years.   Tlio   char-  SHAKSTKKE'S CUFJ?.  FAMOUS   DOVER   CHALK   HEADLAND  TO BE LEFT ALONE.  CARDINAL HICIIIXIKU.  acter of the forty-nine British "immortals" who make up tho charter  membership may bo galheiecl from  the names of tlie men who load tlie  list William E. II. Locky, .lames  liiyee, John Morloy, A. J. Balfour.  Lord Ko'-ebory, Leslie Stephen, .'.nd  Viscount Dillon are among tlio mt st  noted men in Britain, if not among  the greatest. Thc new British Academy is the first institution of Its  kind in England constructed in imitation of the French Academy, ll is  by no means the ideal of tho literary  man, but rather a roll of honor for  distinction of every Kind. The French  Academy, which was the germ from  whicli all modern associations of this  linmornilirt-ri In tho lmiiiut-l.il Dranm-  ti��l'* I-Ine llmciiplioli In Kins Lear-  (.HIT Mm '1 tit*n >oin�� 300 loot Illcli,  Hut II Hint seuTeieil From **lltlri and  l>tiHton til il"- Vli-.ith.-r -lure llivn.  Loveis of historic landmarks  throughout the world have been  aroused io vigorous piolest ngninst  the pioposed levelling of the unions  "Shakspero's t'lill" at Dover, and  will bo correspondingly relieved to  hoar liini, nil ei nil, it is not likely  to be meddled with. Accending to  the Hepiil.v-Major ol Hover lhe- Na-  liuiuil lliirboi < onti actors coveted  it for ils chalk, to be u*-c*d for reclamation purposes. The town clerk  Sir William Knockes, however, stated  that it inU'iferecl wilh llie lango of  a b.itlory of heavy guns, and the  War Ollice-, ihcieiore, pioposcd to  dismantle it. A resolution ol icmon-  Mi.ince was, lliereiore, sent to the  pioper authorities by llu; Dover  Council against any ml oi foi once with  the ancient cliff, and il has since  been stated that the South-Easterii  and Cli.it ha in railway, vvho ovvn the  land, declined to sanction its removal.  To take Shakcspcre's ClilT from  Dover would be to rob tlit* hiMoii!:  port of one oi its greatest scenic attractions', ns well as to destroy a  link with the past that enables one  to poisonnlly loali/e the fence of tho  THE WAR COMMISSION.  t.nrtl I Iglll, V. ho vv ���� ll.irli lit Montreal,  Uil*r., i�� IHIO, ll.l�� I'i*" Ap-  point ii , li inuKii r,  Victor Alexander Bruce, K. G.,  ninth Enrl of Elgin and Kincardine,  who has been nppo.mcd chiiiriuuii of  the Commission lo nv;uiie into lhe  conduct of the South African wur,  was born at Men'* Inn Is, Montreal,  Canada, in 18*1.'. He wus educated  at Eton and Oxford, succeeded his  father in 18C>3, nnd is a man of  great learning and attainments. His  111-51 public appointment was in 1880,  when he bevaini* Tieasurer of the  llou.scliolcl       and     First     Comims-  MIS.  As Plclitrcd In  the  Cu noon.  k.u.i oi;i;.  r.itno'ia  Vnnlty  Falr  nature have sprung, was founded in  1033 by Cardinal lliihelieu. The  original purpose of (he Academy vvas  tho lelinmg of the French language,  but in time the organization became  the most influential of all the literary and polite societies of Europe.  .flriciii fir tin* llmitlm* N .nu ,.,  "January was named after the  Konian god, J anus, the deity with  two faces, one looking into the past  and the other gazing forward to the  future," writes Clilloid Ilowaicl, in  the Juno. Ladies' Home Journal.  "February comes from the Latin  word februo, to puiify. lt was customary for the Itnimins to observe  festivals of purification dining lhat  month. March owes its name* to the  old God oi War. Among the Saxons  this month was known as Lenct,  moaning spring; nnd this is tlie oii-  gin of our word Lent Apnl, vvas  named from the Latin apci io. lo  open, in signification of the opening  of llowers The Saxons called the  mouth Etistrc, in honor of their Goddess of Spung, fiom which comes our  wonl Easter. May was named after  the Itoinan goddess Maia, and Juno  was so-called m honor of Juno. July  was named iu ' honor of Julius  Caesar, and August gets its mime  from Augustus Caesar. Sepleml.oi* is  from the Lalin seplem, seven, this  'beiiig'the" seven tlrnToti I lrnccoi cl i ng"to"  tbo old lioiiiiin calendar October,  November and December also retain  the names by which they weie ' iiuwn  illicit;!* the old calendar, when there  weio but ton months in the year���  octo. novc'iii and deeem meaning  eight, nine anil ten."  (il'Mll lit     t.llllt*    Ullllll,-!..  The following rules as to how to  behave al, table aie laid down by a  l.crni.in writer, but though they seem  evtiiioicliiiniily piimitive* iu their  simplicity, tliey me by no means  univc-i.tiilly followed by the Cininiins  whom one meets at tabic d'hote in  Continental  hotels:  "llo not cat up all your bioad before iho end of the fust course, nor  eat with both hands, nor drink or  speak with your mouth full,  "It is not good mamieis to bolt  one's food, as if the table had been  hiiccl by tiie hour, nor to take anything of! one's neighbor's plate.  "While one is drinking it is good  manners to keep tho eyes fixed on the  glass."  "It is always right to have one's  hands clean and one's nulls cut short  in such a wuy as not to disgust those  who are sitting at thc^jiainc table."  The other injunctions include not  grabbing one's neighbor's spoon, nor  putting one's elbows on tho table,  nor smacking one's lips, nor- emitting  other unseemly sounds, and then finally, "Not to pick one's teeth with  the dinner knife."  SIIAKKSPI'.KE'S OI.IKF.  immortal dramatist's fine description  in King Lear:  Then* Is a cliff,  whose lilgb   niul bending  lienrt  I,noli*, tearfully onMhc einilliicil ilerp.  Conic  on,   sir;  here's  the    place:    stuiicl  -till.    How feufnl  .And illzzy 'tis to east tine's eyes so low!  The ciows mnl choughs that wIiik thc iiil'l  vv uy ail  Show scntce.ns Iiurc as hectics; linlf-w:iy  ilovvn  Hun;,",  one   tlml  gittlifis  samphire��� ilrpnd-  ful trifele!  Methlnks In- lnnl.R an hi-sper than his lieael!  The* lli-hcinien tlint walk upon fie licacli  Appear like  mice:  anil !����  tall .���inclieireil  lurk  niinhiMicil to her enck. her cock, a buoy  Almost too smnll for sight.     ,  When this was written the cliff was,  undot.btcdly, higher than it is now���  namely. 300 feet It has siitlciod  from various landslips. Notably in  November, 1810, and January, 1S33.  which considei ably loneicd it, whilo  tho erosion oi weather is always  taking placo. Blind Clostcr and poor  mad Lour are but poetic phantoms,  but their figures are, for evor associated with tho great chalk hill that,  with the hoary castle lising beyond  makes ono of the most striking pictures on the southern coast of England. ���-, .  '  i.imn ri.ui:..  Mt.i'cr oi Works. In tho iai.io  .War ho was also appointed  I-oid-Liciilnnant of Fifeshire. j'^rom  1391 to 1899 Lord Elgin' vvns  ^Viceroy of Indue, and won golden  opinions during his tonuie of th.it exalted post. liis appo'nliucnt as  chairman oi the War Commission is  Universally approved, for, as Sir Henry Cami.-bell-Hunn-'rniun pointed out  ill expressing h s gratification at the  selection, Lord Elgin has ta'ven no  imrt in the contioversies i'elntinr to  the war. It is worthy of note lh it  the seventh Earl of Elgin was on Ambassador lo Turkey who collected iho  famous Elgin Rvrhlrs.  j SIR ROBERT BOND.  Newfoundlander   who   Will   Attempt    to  > lteulfr llnml-lt'lnino *i rrnlv  Sir Robert Bond, who is said to  havo received permission from Great  Britain to ratify, if possible, the  Bond-Blaino treaty for free trade between the United Stales and* Newfoundland, is tlio premier and colonial secretary of Newfoundland and  one of thc most notable statesmen of  Vtnf'l'.ible C'li rk t,l  VI csiiiiinslt r  No man living has such .-in intimate and ptofoiind knowledge of the  fabric of Westminster Abbey as Mr  Thomas Wright, the* venerable clerk  of tlio works'. 'Ih.mgh m his eighty-  first year, Mr. Wright i.s tis active  and keen as a man of half his age.  end how delightful a ramble round  lhe old Abbey is in his company can  be iniagin <1. Though ho luul nothing to c'o with th; arraivreaients for  thu Coronal ion, being displaced for  ihu timo by thc officials of lhe Ollice  Mil. THOMAS WHICH I.  .-if Works, .his services were in (loin.inci when the time enme to restore  ilm building lo ils normal ce.n ll'icin,  since h s !��� iinv,.c-ilire of the Al.lvy ai-  t,in;eiin ii'.k is iiuninc* lb' was sent  by Messrs. Cubitt as fort'in.lu In <ls-  boi n ��� when that resilience was lolng  built, ond det *n^ the Ivvenly-live  year.'i li i was employed on llie estate  "hi.* Intel many glimpses of Iho .ninny  life of the Hoi ul per*-omiges. 'I lu  King as a little* lad used fivi|in ntly  to work ,et Mi* Wriplit's benih, anil  reeeive iii-.li nci ion fiom him in tlie  m.vstei ies of mi pen'ry.  Tlnv  I'ullil lilt;.  A Flemish aiti"! hu" produtvel what  is said lo bo the smallest painting In  t|iti world. It is* a pIcMn-c of a miller  nioi.iiliiig the* siaiis of his null and  carrying n sack of priiln on his back.  The mill is cleplclcci as stiimllnt! cm a  terrace. Close at hnnd aie nlioise  end cart, wilh. a few gioups of  peasants idling in the road near by.  All this is painted on thu smooth  side of a ginm of ordinary white  corn.* Those vvho have seen il arc  loud in their praise of- it,,' Though it  is drawn with perfect accuracy, it is  necessary to examine it under a microscope. It docs not cover a half  in h Htjiiarc and is' in many respects  one of die most rcmnrlcnblo art products oi tbo day.'  snt nom RT BOND.  North Ameiica.1 .Sir Kobert is ono  of that somewhat rare class in Newfoundland, tne landed genny, and depends upon neither politics nor commerce for ins liting. lie was cduiyil-  ed' at Queen's College, England, and  begun his pailiarnontury career, several years ago.  '1*  I   iinz   ,      .     li.  It,-  I-I-M-.  With*pationce, gonlleiv'ss and entirely without force a in.in has successfully trained a common cut to  retrieve. His education .began by  leading him up to all game lhat had'  boon killed, which war, lollovve-d by  tho cat seeking the jinino hiiiiself.  Next he was latighl to slay close by  his master,* al first perch'.1 o*i his  shoulder, lie was then taught not  to four the sound of a gnu Vtlun"  tho gun vvas liiod. a common ball  was thrown forward b.v the ii'aster,  nnd the cat soon found out llu connection between tho report of the  gun hikI retrieving. A dead bird  was iciiervviiids substituted   for,  tlio  bicllr bemg-al-lirsl-thrown- from thc  hand and later on dropped from the  branch ol a distant lice, and tlu  cat's education in retrieving ��a,  completed. He retrieves pel loetly,  points sometimes and in genti.il conduits himself like a hunting clog. .���  Forest and Stream.  1 llolouriitililii-   I.llo   I'Mlll'l.  The stler.ee of phologiaphy is advancing with unprctodcnlccl strides.  I.nlely at the Now S'oi-k'-Aqunrium,  unusual attention nnd study have  boon and aie being devoted to  Ilm photography of fishes. A tank,  three fool deep, n foot wide and sufficiently long to tiicommodtto the  siibjo'-'l of the experiment is employed.  A strong lighl i.s thrown upon or  through this, and it would scorn that  thn object sinii.111 is attained. But,  tho work ni'ierilioless recniircs extraordinary pali'Mico, for thci llslios scorn  10 know that thoy arc being mado'  the* subjects of experiments. It may  1)0 lhat the camera frighlens Ihcm,  for at tho crucial moment they dart  away or roll upon one side���the natural position of defense���exposing only tho buck and thu dorsal fin to lhe  photographer. However, some very  lino specimens of fishes have licen successfully 1 holographed.  1 owr IliHintlurt   t-ftitc*. 7f  A wire fence 700 miles long is to  be built on part of the boundary between the United States and Canada.  KITCHENER'S  GIFTS.  THE STATUES   OF  KRUGER, STEYN,  BOTHA AND CRONJE.  1h�� Ox-Wugnii nnd Gun Offi-retl 10 tlit*  City nf X.tiiit]on���A CuritiUHly Itiucrcir.  lite >tory Ctmcernin; ' lion*, Wur l'ri*.  iclltl by Vlftutiiint Kitchener st-t ltiglit  ���Not ���' Lnoi," Hut lilt, Paramml l��iti-  pi-riy of ih�� CiHtint'tiiclftr.  A curiously inaccurate story has  been circulated with regard to certain gifts which Lord Kitchener has  rcivlilly made, tavs Llojd's Weekly.  Thu intr-i-iim oT his old corps, the  Hoyal Engineers, at Clmt|iam, was  sal J to bo enriched by statues of"  Kruger. SI em Hothn and Cionje,  which wero elected soon after the  Jameson ltiiid, while thu guns presented to Sboremead Fprt, Craves-,  end, and thc ox-wugon antl gun ofTvsr*,'  od to tlu City of I oiuloa wore reported  to bo  loot   from  tho  war���a  visniiTvT kik::ii:vi:i: svni.tso.  A nnre Occnslou ln a Rare Mnn,  Ciiucht  by tstcplteii (Jiibb, a Soiitlmniptoii,  Eug-  Iniid,   l'liotogmplicr.  suggestion which has very naturally  greatly olTciidcd Lord Kitchener. Tho  truth oi tho case is that some yoars  ago, .Mi. Samuel Marks, a gentleman  well known in connection wilh South  Africa, olloi'od to present to the town  of Victoria, whilo it was still the  capital of tho laic Trnnsviial Kopub-  lic, a slatuo of M>: Kruger, and the  offer vvius accepted. At each corner  of the massive* pedestal on which the  efiigy was to'.stand there was to bo  a iigure representing a tjpical Bojr  at a particular period. Events move  rapidly, and tho order was still in  hand in October, 1S99, whno the war  began, llefoit- Loid Kitih ner loft  l'rcloria, Mr. Aim-its mnde u present  of the four l!o.'i- figures to his lordship, who there and then decided to  POM-POM AMI ItllUlilll'S OX-WAGON*,  hand them over to the Hoyal Engineers, 'i lu two puns sent to Shoreman !o**l, anrl llu one oHoiod to the  City of Leu Ion are all "Long Toms"  ���or rather', as much of them as could  bo got together. Lord ICfteh-in'jr, at  his own espeuso. had t hum repaired,  kee)piiig as far as possible to the original lnati'iial. It may, therefore,  bo (airly said that those guns were  also the private property of. his lordship. As regards tho ovwagbu  vvhi h bus conn: into thu possession  of tho City of London, it formed a  I art ol th.* personal 'equipment of  I oi'ii, Kitthenor, and was used for  transport pinpo.-ies. It is a t.vpicul  South African oxwagon.  PORTUGAL NEARS RUIN FAST.  rontriinr    Itilttfpii  rrvbt-nt ( ciiiel'llitli ante  llint of I'lttit of Hit <,itm,i l-iilulilt*.  Toor, 'debt-ruichn Portage!, 'with  her puoplu brea' n; into revolt because tli j Coun n iii-iil dines lo make*  an arrangement by wliich her ioieign  creditois will get a portion 01 lhe  interest clue them, lorms a pitiable  c*u'itia=t to Mint nation in llu days  v.h'n hor people vvoic tho greatest  ttiicl.'is and colonirors in tbo vv oriel:  whon Da l.'nina doubled iho Cape o,  7sto''ms mid "tho gorgeous East ponied m her lap all gems in Fpaiklmg  1 liowcis."  \\ilh a population of !i.000,000 (he  i.s biiid.n*ii wi'h an ovitstati.iing el-Id  of over S()3."i,OUU,0f!l>, about evenly  divided between external ami intormil  -ohbi: a tions,-and,_as_u_si cle Jsnie, has_  a lloiiiin.1, debt of some hiim li.o  800.(100,000.  Willi a largo balance* ot trad.*  against hor and an annual eli.'fii'il. in  h.'r budget, it seems like a liopelo.-s  task to try to put the little- kingdom  ot Up) Lusitaiiians oil a paying basis.  Yet rortugnl has resources which, if  developed, would add greatly to her  wealth and paying ability, and colonies, now a burden upon her, which  sho might dispose of for sums sulll-  cicnt to go a ctm-iitlc'itihli! way toward rehabilitating hor finances.  'Ihere uie between 7,000,000 and  8,000,000 ncies of land, capable of  producing rich crops, now lying un-  culUvulOil in the kingdom. She possesses considjiablo mineral wen I tli,  but for want of coal unci cheap transportation a largo proportion of lui'  valuable mines remain tuiworktd and  now ones aru seldom or never illumed.  THE FAKIR A HYPNOTIST,  C-'npt. JeemrK Parker, Ilio KnglU't'tritvular,  lilt*, lt ua Ilia lltllt-r lhat  I'.iU  !�� lhe Ir Virlliotl.  Wonderful stories aro told of the  powers of the Hindu fakirs. Catefui  attention to thcir tricks has not discovered th-ir secrot with uny certainty, but dipt, James Par cr, tho  English,traveler, who had* just returned (rom a. lour in India,* gives it  as his belief that hyi notism is tho  means b.v which they accomplish thcir  most startling' illusions. Cn? incident which he describes seems 10 bear  out his view.  The trick which is acknowledged to  be tlio greatest of theso Hindu mystic pt*r(o.-mcrs, snys Captain l'arkcr,  and tho 'one that has boon described  by trustworthy persons too often to  bo doubtoti, i.s one.in whicli the fakir  throws a ball of twine into llie alr  abovc him, until it disappears from  siitht, 'Uie loose end of .tho string  hu holds in his hand, and after tho  boy assistant"' hits climbed up tlio  string, until he, too. is out of sight,  tho fakir himsolf follows, with a  knifo between his tooth.-  Thc spectators, surprised when both  man and boy climb out or eight, aro  horrified when the boy's severed head,  arms, and logs, -followed by tlio  trim"., lull 10 tho ground, and- the  man slides down close behind. Their  astonishment is ' increased when 'tho  fakir gathers ��� thu severed members  and restores tho'boy to life.  Well, 1 saw this performance once,  and onco I didn't see it: and tho latter experience was more wonderful  than His othor. I had somo London  friends visiting mc, and after having  left them, for a few minutes on the  vcianda'of my'.hunialow, T s;iw, ns  I was returning, the same fal<ir and  his assistant, whom T had scon per.  lorm tho triclc, standing nbout forty  foot in front of my friends, "apparently, preparing,to begin 0, performance..  As I wus'about as far behind the natives as my friends wero in front of  them, and'had'not been'observed, I  stood quietly where I was.  Tho man placed a drawn knifo between his teeth, took tho usual ball  of twine in his r<!_ht hand, ma'de a  motion as if throwing it in tho air,  and thon stood perfectly quiet. Hy '  friends on tha veranda woro looking  into the upper air with astonishment  on their faces, which in a minute  turned to a look of horror as their*,  eyes camo back to tho ground. In"another minuto tho countenances lighted up with pleasure, and thoy applauded roundly.  They could not say enough about  tho wonderful jierfoi'mnnce they had  seen, and thoy wore astonished " beyond measure when I told them I had  been as near tho faliir as thoy, and  had .seen noth'ng of what had so  wonderfully impressed thorn.  If that is not hypnotism, what was  it?  M. Julen Cmnbon.  Jt.V. Jules Cambon, who, it is snid.  will succeed M. l'atenotte ns French  ambassador 'at Madrid, won a ' high  reputation as a diplomat during his  administration of tho French embassy  in Washington. M. Cambon,belongs  to a family of diplomats. His, brother, Pierro Paul, is ono,of, tho   dis-  SI. JUI.K-S CAMHO.W  timriii*-hed  musters  of diplomacy  in  F.'nope- v .Jules Cambon's first post  of importance vvas that of (ioveinor  of Algeria. Ilis most distinguished  stii-vicj while in America was his  fein lion as intermediary in the wur  I otween tho L'nilcl States and Spain  previously to tho signing of ilio pio-  tocol.  ^omeUilug Like It,  That dear old Mrs. Wilkinson (who  cun't always express exactly what she  means to say, meeting .Jones with  tho girl of his choice)���And is , this  young lady your fiasco, Mr. Jones ?  ���Punch.     .,   ,  I'reparril for Compliment*.    ~  Aimtici���"Willie,   do you know   you  arc my  favorite nephew".  Willie?���No'ni, but 1 bin expectin'  somepin 0' do, kind since t heard you  say. dc wood-box was empty.  illlngil You  Cnnnot  lit,.  A    man    can    not    raise   from    a,  thaii*   without   bunding   forward   or  pulling���his- feot-under-the-ehair���or-  tiiitsiclo of"it.  T1I1111.Y 11 mun will back hiun-'clf to  give* anothor start of fifty yaids in a  race of 100, providing tho mini having the start hops all tho wny.IL lit  no 1 tinner,, howovor, swift, can givo  that amount of start to an ordinary  man ' For tho first five yards they  go at piactically tho same pace.  Therefore tho runner to go ninety-livo  yards whilo thv hopper goes forty-  livo would have to run moro than  iwlcei as fast, and it would be a weak  man who could not hop forty-fivo  yards at a puce equal to twoiily-soc-  ontls for 300 yards, ai\d Hint would  moan the runner would have to beat  all previous records.  ���.pnnki'il l*rlnf*��t.,  Moritz    Busch relates in a    recent  publication    that he once saw    Bis-  mal'Qk   spank   his   sous Herbert and  Bill   because   tbey had stolen hazelnuts and run nwny from tho forester,  "It wns not so much on account'of  tho nuts that 1 punished them,"   he  aftorwnrd  explained,   "but     becauso  they compolled tho old mnn to follow  them through thc dense brush.     Ho  seemed to be much astonished to seo  me whipping them."   Busch' ' thereupon us cd if 'governesses   or ' other  educators of European princes    were  usually allowed to punish them,   and '  Bismarck said * they were,! instancing',  a case whore the present'emperor wm,  spanked. -' , ,  . ;..,'_  ���m  m  ii.!  - M  ���I  41  I  m  n  iki  *!  ���J'l  el  .V'-l  \*1  i  ,.,-rM: aa**i��t*u���::i^.wj����J^r....-^^^-T_..-����r.<.��.t.��-CT.M-^|M^ ,.-  I'  j i  v<  M  i  THE INDEPENDENT  VANCOUVER, B. C.  AN OFF TIME.  Wliy There Waa a Dearth of Village  Curiosity In a Certain Locality.  "I wanted a month of complete rest."  said the bookkeeper, "and so I went up  to a small town In New llnuipshlrc and  engaged board at the inn. I realized  that I would be nn object of curiosity  and tliat every ouo would feel freo to  question me, nnd gro.it was my sm**'  prise when 1 was pretty .severely let  uloue. That Is. no one usked whoro I  en mc from, what my business was.  Iiow long 1 was going to stay or any of  the lending questions generally put to  strangers. Thou- were live or six men  who loafed about tlio Inn n good deal,  and thore wns nlwnjs lots of talk, but  there wns nothing like curiosity on  their part. When I wns nbout ready to  leave, I said to tbe old Justice of tbe  peace, who always dropped in every  etoning-  '��� 'See here, squiro, I enn't CMtctly  make vou folks out I've nlwnjs hoard  that j ou wore full of curiosity respecting strangeis.'  "'lis, we be,' he replied  " 'And don't any of jou care to know  wlio I ami'  " 'We are Just djln' to know.'  "'But I've boon here n month, nntl  no one has tried io pump mo What's  the mnttct ?' 6  ���' 'Well, fair, I'll tell j-ou how it is,' he  snld .is he leaned back with a sigh of  legret 'There's me. for instance. Pie  jest married mv fourth wifo. with my  third one hnrdly cold In the grave, and  I'm Ueepln' puity quiot for nwhlle  There's Joe Hastings, who is suspected  of stcnlin' n cow, nnd he feels like  keeplif ins mouth shot Deacon Spoouer wanted to know nil nbout you the  very hrst day, but the deacon Is beln'  sued for bteach of promise and dasn't  gab^too much. John Clay would have  turned jou inside out in two dujb, but  lite wife is gettin' a dhorco and lie's  got two sick eows to 'tend to Thnr's  about ten otheis who are womlcrin'  who jou be and whore jou come froin_  and all about jou, but they've got quln*���  sy, sore tbioats or loekfnw and can't  talk, and so jou nio itoln' to git clean  out of it. Tie sl/ed jou up ns a decent  feller, bowevci, and If jou don't come  back after awhile and give us-a fair  show to (ind out who your gieat-grand-  mothcr was we shall be a mighty dis-  npp'iiitod eomtiitiiiitj.'"    M. QUAD.  rarrenrliin-; Shock.  0'ie lesjit of a big explosion of nit.o*  gljct-im .it viilou. Ajixlinc. was th6  breaking ol 'Jeill iggs in a shop at Or-  tine, a milo -mil n quaitoi .iw.lj.  The  Worltl'H  Commerce.  The volume ol the woiId's commerce  i.t two anil a half oi tluco times ue;  giont as lt w.i i thiitj j oa is ago  . rlili  Thut   Urown.  It has been nscoi talnVd by expert  merits that If tish got be-jond u ceitain  depth In the sea thej die fioul the  piessuro of tbo wntei-  BAD LITTLE FAITH.  HOW   A   DOUBTFUL    MAN   WAS  CONVINCED AND RESTORED.  A Story that Illustrate* tho Advantage  of 'Reading mid Being Guldod by  Noimpapor AdTtirtliemonU.  Lower Windsor, N.B., Sept. 29th.���  (Special).���"I want to say that I be.  Have that Dodd's Kidney Pills art  tho' right medicine for Kidney  Touble."  This is.-tho declaration of Mr. T.  H. Bolyon, postmaster of this plnco,  wbo for a long timo was tho victim  of a vary sevore caso of this painful  discuso.  Mr. Bolyea, rcaas > the newspapers,  and after he had tried plasters, oils  and liniments and all kinds of external rcmodies as woll as doctors'  treatments, with no good results, he  began loading tho testimonials of  Dodd's Kidney Pills.   He says:���  "This remedy was so highly recommended for Kidney Troublo that after  reading some testimonials I concluded to try them for a short time, but  I must admit that having tried so  many things and failed to obtain a  curo, I had but littlo faith that  Dodd's Kidney Pills or anything else  could or would lielp me.  "However, I. did not use thorn long  before I .found out that they wero all  and moro than was claimed for them'.  "I*usod*"to h'avo very bad spoils,  which*of late years' became so frequent and so severe that I was almost laid up     , , .  .-  . '1 received \- more benefit ** from  Dodd'Sff-KidneyCPllls than from any  othei medicine I liave ovcr used and  they certainly made a complete euro  of mj' caso  "J. feel as well as evor I did and  havo'not tho slightest trace of tho  Kidnoy'Tiouble that bothcicd mo for  so many yeais '-,  Mr.' Iloljxsa, ,is notn the fit st skeptical man "thot has been convinced  bjr experience) of ithe medicinal value  of Dodd's Kidney Pills ��   "���  ',x  A i\.      *       i   *  Theio are 117 Indian  icscr\ations  in  tlie United  Staves  ..When- waslilnR fireasv. dishes oi nots  nnd Pans, Lover's Jlry Sonp (a powder.  will remove tho grease with the jjicntest  case ,  In 1890 thc lniboads of the woild  wem estimated  at 370,^81 miles  HELP   FOR   MOTHERS.  A railroad between Coal/acoulcos  and Sulina Cruz, Mexico, which will  opon a now means of transpoitntion  between the i.ulf of Mcmco and tho  Pacific coast, has been completed iccently.  The scientists have decided that the  average workingnmn requiros dailj'  in his food not less than four ounces  of proteids, two ounces of fat and  eighteen ounces of the carbo-hydtatcs  It has been - computed that tho  death rate_of tho globe is 68 por  'minute, 97,700 per day, oi 33,717,-  790 per jear Tho birth rate is 70  per mmuto, 100,800 por day, or 30,-  817,200 per jear to be 305�� dnjs in  length.  Messrs   C. C. Richards & Co ,  Gentlemen���In June '98 I had my  hand and wrist badly bitten by a  vicious hoise. I suffeted greatly foi  several days, and tho tooth ��uts le-  fused to heal, until your agent gave  me a bottle of MINARD'S LINIMENT, winch I began using, and the  effect was magical In fivehouts tho  pain had ceased, and m two weeks  the wound had completely healed  -and-myhand nnd_arm~were_as well  as ever Youts truly,  A   E. ROY,  Carnage Maker,  St. Antome,  P.Q  You  nevei   hear ono gnl say  lhat  another is too young to many  It is  far belter to  have a policeman call j'ou down than take you up  Tiie self-made man is often the only ono who is satisfied with tho job  Minard's Liniment is best Hair Restorer.  Tho mantlo of chatity protects a  multitude of amateiii theatrical pci-  formcrs.  Of course, a woman doesn't onto  wlicthor her photogiaph loscmbli's  hoi  or not just so it is pietty.  Cticumborn and melons are "forbidden  fruit" to mnnv poraonn so constituted  thnt the least Indulgence la followed bv  attacks of cholora, dyscntcn, Rilnlniz  etc Theso ocrsons are not aware that  thev can Indulge-to thoir hearts content  if thev havo on hand a bottle of Dr ,T  D KclloRK's Dysontcry Cordial, a medicine that will Rive immediate) rollef anel  in a sure cure ifor all seimmor com-  nlaintB   i .  _���_���������������- ,  Wlien a married man falls, downstairs he is sure to b~lame his wifo  for the mishap.        ', -    ,  A New York boarding house keeper attempted to commit suicide re-'  ��ontly. Usually it is the boarders  who feel like taking'a flier into tho  great bej'ond.  Hnliv's Own Tablets An  "���" hat  You  Need  4  When Littlo Out". Aie iCio-s,  lr��*t-  f    ' V    i >y    ��. J    **i.  fui and Sleepless.  li.a child is crossvfietful and sloops  badly, tlie "mother may fool absolutely certain that some derangement of  the stomach or bowels is the cause  And sho can bo just us certain that  Ilaby's Own Tablots will put her little ono right Those Tablets cure all  thc iiunoi ailments of httlc ones,  such as indigestion, constipation,  simple fovers, diarihoea, worms and  teething tioublos. They ate guaranteed to .contain no opiate and'can  bo given,with absolute safety to tho  youngest nnd most fooblo child  Evoty mothor who has used them  speaks of these Tablots'in tho warmest terms Mrs E Bancroft, Doer-  wood,* Mnn , saja "I have usod  Ilaby'i Own Tablets for stomach and  bowol troubles, for simplo, fovers und  teething, and I think them tho best  medicino in the world TThoy always  strengthen children instead of weakening tliem ns most other medicines  tlo."  You can got Baby's Own Tablots at  any thug stoie, oi by mad post paid  at 25 cents a box bv writing direct  to Tho Dr   Williams'  Medicine   Co  Biockvillo, Ont , or Schenectady,V Y  THE SONG OF THE SHIRT.  With lingers wenry and worn, ,  With  ��'..edels  heavy   nnd  led,  A woinifU sut In unwomanly rajs.  Plying her net (lie and th.io.id���  Stitch! Stitch! Stitch!  In poverty, huii'^er and dirt,  Anil still with a voice of dolcrnns pitch  She sung the* "Suns ,ot the Shirt! '  "0 men, with sls'er-. elcur! "*  O men,   with  tuo-hcrs anil  wives!  lt Is not linen jou're- vveuiliig out.  Dut  hu inn n  t>re*iitiires'   lives!  Stlti*li.-Stltc*li-Stltc*li,  In poverty, hunger nnd dirt,  Scw-ltiB nt once, with a double tlirontl,  A shroud us well ns a shirt.  "Work���work���work! .'  My litlini* never UiiKsl  And what tire Its vvnccnf A hod of straw,  A crust of hri-nil���and rags.  That riinttvr'il roof���a ml this nuked Hoor-  A inlilc���n broken chnlr���  Ami n wull so bl.inl;. my shiielow I thank  For sometimes fulling there!  "Oh! hut for one short Hour I  A respite, however brief!  N'o blessed leisure for love or hope,  Itut onlj   time fot  grief!  A little weeplnir would ense my heart.  But In their hilnv bed  iMv tenis inii-t stop, for every drop  Hinders needle and tlircnd!" i  ���Thomas Hood.  "[       Wlint Had lie Uoncf  Husband (reading the p.ipei)���What  fools some men will make of them  selies!      '        ,  *    . _ i  Wife���Now. Henry, dear wb.it have  you   done   this   time.'  Nobody Else Wanld Want It.  Bcnliam���I have n mind of my own  Mrs. Beiibuui���You mu welcome to  lt  Ivnoclfed   Tlovvn.  To knock down llftv o.en he  Was strong cl oiiph    I wns clear.  His voice* wus slioiin'   lhat s ui).  Vou   see,��� ��� -  Ho was nn niif-ttonier  Wiso is tho man vvho can distinguish between his mends and his  enemies.  If yod aro not satisfied with the  woild you should hiro a balloon and  get out.  Minard's Liniment is thc best.  It is generally supposed that whon  n man's heart pulsations go down to  -JO a minute death will follow unless  lostoiativcs aio adminlsteied l'ans-  liin doctois aie now', il is said, pn/-  ���/lcd ovei a man, In ono of tho hospitals, whoso pulsations have sunk  as low as 18 a mmuto, although to  all " appearances he is well and  ktiong.  Thoroughness.  Prof. W. Hodgson Ellis, Ofllclal  Analyst to the Dominion , Government, states that " Sunlight Soap has  "a thorough cleanBlng power, wlth-  "out danger to the clothing or  skin." Women who want washing  done thoroughly cannot uso better  than Sunlight Soap���Octagon tBar.  Unlike common soaps, there is no  damage to the clothing, and-,- no  danger to the skin; hence the saying : Sunlight Soap reduces expense.  Try Sunlight Soap���Octagon Bar���  next wash day,' and you will see that  Prof.' Ellis ls aright He should  know..   , \ ' , , ' 218  i-.-        * *   ' *-.      i.'  FAMOUS BROOKFIELD STABLE.  The Greut  Stublt-s  of llninnrsH  llurdott-  Coattri St'eit by a Cuimdtiui.  In my last letter I wrote of the visit ol some of the Canadian Ministers  to Holly Lodge, tho lcsidence.oi Hi  unci the Il.uonoss Burdett-Coutts,  neai London, wheie the famous  Biookliold stud is kept, llighgate is  close to llampstead Heath, famous  m all the annals of London life, and  tho public owe to tho host at Holly  Lodge the successful issue of what is  known as ihe llampstead Heath net  by which l'.uliamcnt Hill antl an additional th co hundred-ucies of land  became a publu loci cation ground in  l��8."i . >  'lhe linh concluded, the maiouty  of th* quests sttoiled clown to the  stud stables, which cue situated at  the loot/of the lull, which was onco  lhe scene of a eiuious stampede of  tolicls, who had taken up th s high  point of vantage to watch lor tho  destitution of tho Pailinment buildings bj C.uv I'awkes Our host loel  tho w.iv clown a ������haded path between  gieat bnnks of holly and ihododend-  lon, with lvs Irdian lliglnvss, Sir  Perteib Singh, vvho is one of tho  most com tl\ oi Impetial Highnesses  lo lo found in the giouo of distinguish il men sent to the coionation  ,ol K.ng I'dw.ud It is \cij tle.ii-  Ij to bo scon that this Indian Pi nice  has novei walled when it is possible  to ndo ,]lo his the gait ol the cav-  alijman, nnd the smaitest of patent  leather footgeai, which looked cin-  touslv out of keeping with Uie tight  giev tiiuiseis. which clung to tho  most un-Vnglish of nolhoi oxtiemitics  and still moie out ol keeping with  the lovv-eoliiiied fiock coat of lino  daik cloth which 1 cached below the  knees, and tho magnificent tin bun of  delicate colored puggaico,-which was  wlapped about his datk faco in a  most I coming'fashion I wondei if  in my last letter I spoke of the Chinese Ambassador and his wife and  little gnl ot about eight joins of  age, who accompanies hei piueiits eieiy wheie, dicssed in the imnint guib  of her countiy, und evidently "taking in"'- the "topsy-ttuvv" woild  which .hei Chinoso ideas must teach  her to think casts in tins pait of  tho globe ,Not a llttlo bored, I expect, by thc lonelv position sho is  foiccd to occupy, is this uithoi laige-  e^ecl and not nt all unprepossessing  littlo Chinese maiden Hei mother  has the most charmingly gonial fare,  a gieat conn .ist to tho giavo loid  ami mustei, who is a good lookinng  typo of Li Hung Chang Evidently  thoio weie no mote keenly lnteiestoJ  speetalois of the beautiful hoise show  wc weto itcated to than tho Chinoso  at .1 Iho Indians,of Mi Buidctt-  Poittts And what of the hoises and  maies nnl foals which weie bi ought  out bv the nattv grooms and stablemen foi our inspection as vve sat  shelteicd fiom the sun, watching tho  moung pictures, which had foi a  bac'tgionncl 1lv stnble walls where  (lie lliookfiold stud is kept? '  Po^siblv not a moie beautiful scone  in tbo aiiimul kingdom is to be witnessed than on.' of those well-hied  .and splendidly gtoomed marcs, with  hei heal thv voung progeny closo to  hei side Theie was a splendid cpnv-  or oi excitement and piulo >n the nt-  tili.de of eaeh famous male as she  bioi ght with hor befoie the audience  assembled what her mother's lioai t  told h.-i was the repioduction, and  often tho lepiodaetion made pei feet  oi hei own magnificent pcismuilitv  t'osa Bonhcui oi Ladv Butler vvouid  have simply delighted in those pictuies, which pass all  too quickly bo-  foic_us _llieie_is no .class of horscv_  bleeding whicli could appeal with  giealoi chut m to the aitistic sense  thin this h.icknov stnnn, which in  tiuth icprosents tho vorj best foim  whuh  "hotsmess'  can assume A  vvoll-oideicd establishment, a loni-  ro tablo counti v home, seem nothing  without a few well-In ed hoises foi  gO"Ci.U utility puiposes as an aciom-  paiumont Hare hoises mav load lo  unelesii.iblo connections, and Inmteis  aie to tlioso who do not follow the  hounds a selhsh Iumuj-, but tho delights and eomfoi ts of co.inttv Ine,  the most sane and wholesome tvpeof  lilo in Cleat Iliittln ami, indeed, In  lhe whole woild uro tho'i1 which wo  corn et with the possession of vvell-  biccl and catefull' -bicd hoises ol Hiu  Ivies wh'eh weie lepiosented bv tbo  s'a'iles al Urnn'rfield 'Iho tel.ilioii-  sinn which exists between the liuinnn  hung and the docile and woll-tiain-sl  mil ibitonls of well-kept home stables  is a \ciy ebanning ono. and (he as-  stuaii'o lhat is given to Iho lmvei at  surh stables as wp vveio invited t" m-  spocl is one which makes it vastly  Cftsiei foi the majority of pionlo to  puieha'o without too gieat espmdi-  lui > of,'thought niid'nnxioti ���Lally  Uoi mud, in Toi onto Globe  LOST HIS RHEUMATISM  By the Use of a Bottle)  of St. Jacobs Oil.  Sergeant Jeremiah Maher, of Ard-  cath, Royal Irish Constabulary, says:  "My fiiend, Mr Thomas Hand, has  been a great sufferer from rheumatism in the back and joints for the  last four years, during winch time he"  has applied many different aethods  of treatment, but obtained no relief  whatover, and for tho last two yoars  has been unable to walk without a  stick, and sometimes two sticks, and  was in great pain constantly. I induced him to procuro a bottle of St.  Jacobs Oil, which he applied with  the most astonishing (and marvellous  cITccts. Before he liud finished using  the contents of the first bottle ho  could walk readily without the aid  of a stick, and after a few applications from thc second bottle he was  free from pain, and has boon ever  since; and although fifty years of age  and a farmer, he can walk and work  without experiencing any pain or difficulty whatever."  England lias forty ships' ongancd m  the South African trulflc, Germany  eight and the United States only  two  Peoplo who arc troubled with  sleoplossncss should drink cocoa instead of tea or coffee at the evening  meal.  Dvspepiim and Indication ��� C W Snow  A. Co SyrtiLUee, N Y , writes "Pleaao  send us ten gross of Pills Wo ar�� soiling more of Parmoloo's Pills than nnr  othor Pill wc k��ep Thoy havo a groat  reputation for the curo of Dyspepsia and  Liver Complaint " Mr Chas A Smith,  Lindsay writes "Parmoloo's Pills are  an i>xcellcnt medicino My sibter has  boon tiounled with aonoro ncadacho, but  these Pills have curod hor"  Some men think it follj' to lay up  trousuics in heaven, where it's ten to  one thejr would never seo thorn again  "What's  gooel    to    eat  is  bad  cat," savs a chionic dyspeptic  to  "i\h\ no limping and. whininp: about  vour corns, when a 25 cent bottle of  Ilollovvnvb Coin Cure will remove them0  Give it a trial and you will not regict  it. ��  An old bncheloi is a'man who admits that he doesn't think ho is  smni t, enough to take caie of anj ono  but himsolf  Tho "smile" of the summer girl is  usually ite-cioam soda  s>I\ OILS���Tho most conclusive testimony lopcalodlv laid beforo tho public  in the columns of tho daily nress, proves  that Di Thomas' Ecloctric Oil���an absolutely puro combination of si\ of the Im-  t��st remedial oils in existence���remedies  rheumatic pain eradicates aftectlons of  the throat and lungs, and cures piles,  vtound'i, sores lameness, tumors, burns  unci  injuries of horses and  cattle  "Good men, j-ou know, are very  scarce " "Yos, I know, and even bad  mon have to make theniselies so at  tune�� "  WBLSOM^S FLY PADS  .WILL   RID   YOUR   HOUSE  OF  FLIES   IN   A   FEW   HOURS.  Scif-ioverence, self-knowledge, self-  control those three alono load*life to  soveieign power���Tennyson.  It is impossible that a man vvho is  false to his friends should be tiuc to  his countiy���Bishop Ueikley.  44 _B_f ___��� ���   vrntK Jffr BU f? UsTAiNLiia  lOOINd    OINTyiHT I  \ tnderaed bi beat Engllih m��dlo��IJourn��U.  Supplied to British ieldler��ln South Africa.  Por all Throat and Gland Troubles, Lumpj,  Absoesiaa, Old Sores, tlloors, Felons, Skin  Diseases, Eczema. Pimples, Stiff Joints,  Rheumatism, Lumbago, Sprains, Bruises,  Piles. Cuts, Sor* Feet. Pleurisy.  Sold by Druggists, Ito.   Tm It one*.  A  healthy    definite    purpose    is    a  remedy   for   a   thousand   ills ���O    S  Maiden '  Pcrsev erante is failing nineteen  times anil succeeding the twentieth  ���J    Andcison   , ..  United Kingdom of Ten Drliilctis  Tiio consumption of tea in tho  United Kingdom" exceeds that of all  other Kuiopoan counti ics, nnd tho  United States put together Dining  Ihu 17 years fiom 1884 to ll>00 it  has llsen fiom 17f5,O0O,0OO pounds  to 21)0,000,000 millions, an increase  pf 43 por cent. ���   .  Minard's Lintaeat Cares LaCrippe.  .Try This��� Drop a Fennr.  Have jou e\er noticed the interest  that money nttticts eien if, it is only  i single cent'   1 l.o ne\t time thnt you  oo a coppei com diopped in a sti cot  ^i\i- just obscivo 1.10! j   eye  lu  tho  ^���t 'will tmn to tho spot whole it  d 3ppod, nnd thoio will be inaiillestuil  i io.il gcnci.il oiicoin ovei its toeov  fly Iwo oi tbitO heads aie llkolj  to come in tont.ite ovei the point of its  clls.ippeaianco, .ii.'l then then ownois  will chaw suclclonlj back *:itl lij to  appear imeoncii.'cil, but in another  sevoiul thoy ,ue-a^ ih) loaning foi wind  lhe nian who chopped the cent is  niii.ijly thc Hist who appeals to bine  blushed mi'iuoij of the trivial octm-  rence aside, but just as soon as tho  -.���jus in tho car h.i'c tinned fiom lilm  his own nie sine to go buck to the  Iloor in tho hope that thc ti mint coin  will be scon  When lie hns gono, thoio Is a renewed Inteiost among tho passengers,  for the stage of "liudois kcopcis" has  iiirlied, uml those near the spot of  dlsnppeai.itioe become quite diligent  until thej .no .mure thoy make n ecu  tor of uttiaitlon .But Intoicst in that  Uttle tola is not lost whilo there Is n  pissongcr left, and when tbe car is  empty tho conductoi takes his tuin  and rosiuieets  the  cent  Ilennsiircil.  "Yonr son sooms to be a good deal of  un Idealist," snld Mrs Oldenstle.  "I'm awful glad to Jiear yon say  that", replied Mi's Montenlard. "Josi.  nil's always telllu' the boy be nln't got  nn Iden In his head that's worth i 2  conts Still 1 gui-ss it's Just paw's  rough way nioi-p'ti nnj thing eiBe."���Chicago Record Bora Id.  ask :*-oid  Ogilvie    Oats  Delicious flavor.   Fre�� from hullt. *' Warranted Pur��.  Put up  in  all  sized packages.  Ogilvie's Hungarian  Ai now manufactured.   The great FAMILY FLOUB.  Insist ou getting "OGILVIE'S,"  aa they art better than th* Boot.  HAVE:   NO   EQUAL  /  -$��ta>, fitMv^y^^ 4ef&es,  f$aJlt^(ffrur<Lt��r,  Kayirtftttj,  '   ffltniA' AtTyvf- tthruf ffuwU  BUBL-OIIMG?  IF*   SO  USE EDDY'S  IMPERVIOUS SMEATHaNG  THE BEST BUILDING PAPER MADE.  It is verv much stronger nntl thicker thnn any other (lurred or Imllcllnn)  panel1. It is Impervious to winel, keeps out colli, keep* lu lient, curries ne> nmoll  or oelor, absorbs no moisture, imparts no tnsto or Iluior to nnj thins with  which it comes In contact. It ls Iari;e>l> usotl not onlj for slioetlni; liounes, but  for llnlnu cold htomec bullelliii;��, rt-rrlgcrotois, tllilrlcB, creumerlts, and all  places wlieru tho object Is ta keep an tun und uniform temperatuic, and ut ,  [he ....  iho same timo moltllug dnmpnoss.  Write our Agents, TEES & 1M5RSSE, Winnipeg, for simiples.  -THE: tS. B. EDDY CO., Limited, HULL,  SaBBBSSBBa  '."��� i,AJy'--iii?'J::A'li'��'AXfF':�����"��y% a'wliiitrrftfAi-ii. ;....';"c��::"*.'iiii, ���"'  llSiiiiiMll  IMPERIAL MAPLE.SYRUP,  The quality standard from Ocelui  to  Orean.   Your money back If not  satisfactory. -    i,    - -*  ROSE & IfAFLAHHE, Aeta* MONTBEAI.  W   N   U    No   89G  ������������������������������������������������������������������  GOOD-MONEY EARNED  Kinttint for u-. Othor u cluciments  to right partes. We rent new machines Send for pint eu urs at once.  Ontario Furnishing Co. Toronto, Ont  ���������*��������������������������������������������������������*������  The alligator does not attain his  full length until he is 30 jeats of  age. When 1 year old his length is  about 12 inches, tit the ago of 15  he has grown to rwo feet  Mr T J Humos. Columbus Ohio,  writes "i hu\e been alllicteel tor some  time with Kidney anil Li\ci Complaints  and find Panneloe'B Pills the best ineilr-  eme for theso diseases Ihose* I'ills do  not cause pain or Rriplnp, and should he  used ivhon a cathartic ib roqulrcd 'lhcv  are Gelatmo Conted, and rolled in the  Hour of Licorice to presene thoir punt\  and Rivo them a pleasant, aRrceable  tuts  furs, and especially of sealskins -verj-  much indeed, and when sho invited  anyone for a dmcthoy had to leave  buch iviafs behind  The pin machines ,pt England, Holland and Get many tuin out an avei-  ago of 07,000,000 pins for eveiy  woik dny of the yeni At Birmingham _pjic___fnc_oiy mnkes 30,000,000  pins per dny  Mother Graios' Worm Exterminator Is  pleasant to take suro anil effectual in  clcUroyini; worms Many haio tned it  ttith  the best results  Tiie oflice mny seek the m.in, but  the boy looking fot a job comes in  bunches  One  to-day  is  iowi ���rianklin  worth   two   to-moi-  JUST   LOOK  at the scramble for  our  LUCflNA CIGARS.  Simply  Wonderful.  1 MAMJFACT0RM1  BY  GEO. F. BRYAN & CO WINNIPEG  THE ANGLE LAItlP  combines tho maximum of llnht  with tho minimum of beat, tho  minimum of tiouble*, tho minimum of expense.   Used in  HOUSES,  STOKES,  CHUItCHES  HOTELS,  F.VCTOiUES  Ktc, Etc.    -  It is perfection in lutht-  im:. Thc I ight  thnt    novor  tails.   It uses  ordinary conl oil���ono qunrt-in 16 hiiura- Nej-  frmoko, no odor, no ilriuwn�� up, no remounirpf  Blobo or top to liKlit lilled while hurliinB, the  onlylicht hailni; no niuleiKliailons.   Appjv  to sour 1 ceil i oulor or solid Ior eeiteilomo and  Sri Oslo Ulltan, Gibson & Co.,  V. O.  Box  91, Mlmilptil,".  Miiiard's Liuiment for lUiciitiiatism.  A hniM* mnn lui/iiidt, Ine, but not  coiisi'ieiict' ���SehilliM.  Tioni  the lowctst  depths there is u  path to tho highest height ���Curlyle.  WOW'S   THIS?  We Oder Ono Hundicd  Dollars  Rcuuril  for any caso of Catarrh  thai cannot be  cured  hy Ilall'n   Catarrh  Cure  F   J.  C'hcncv it Co.  l'rops    Toledo,  O  We tho unilcrslcned,  ha\o known 1. J  Chcnev  for-tho  last   10   year-,    and   lie-  lloio lilm norfoctly honorable" In all business transactions nnd financially able; to  inn\  out any obligations mailc bv tholr  West  ��. Trttnx, Wholesale Drugcists   Toledo.  O    Walillnir,   Kinnnn    &   Mnn In,    Wholesale  llruqelBts. Toledo,  O  Hall's Catarrh Dure ls taken Internally, acttner directly upon tho blood and  mucous surfaces of tho system Price,  75c per bottlo Sold by all Druprfflsts  Testimonials free  Hall's Family Tills  nre tho ^est  The hoise yougot a "suro tip" on  is suip  perhaps! hut slow.  T. H. METCALFE & CO.  Grain and Commission Morohants.  lllghfit prltt'H pnld for Hhcut, onts, linr-  l��) oi tlnx In f-nrlnw. *l\ Iro or write ma  for prltt-H before Nijlllni;. l.ll>t*rnl ndvnn-  tes made ou <fm-.lgiimt*ntH nntl linntllod  on ceiinmlssioii.   T.le onseel suitl llontled.  P. O. Ilnx S.'iO, Winnipeg, Alan,  i.j a\ i: \oii si.i.s n i wiia'i i i.ur.'s  11 l'licelevB Iteclpt's, .'I 01)0 ".eciuts for  the home, fm m, lahtiralorv, uoikhliop,  anel e*\t*r> ttenaiiincnl of huiniin enile-a-  toi, with full imk'X to contents, I1G8  iniKCS, hound in cloth: Bend '2!i conts for  a eopv, anil it jou think the book Ib  not woith the nionev send It hack, and  your mniiet will bo refunded; this Is a  Kciocl stele- line for ennvnssers IVnto for  trims If jou mint to caitiass WILLIAM  11H1CCS, Methodist Hook-room, Toronto,  Ontnilo  HALCYON HOT SPRINGS  SANITARIUM  Arrow E��a��l��o�� B. O.  Situated midst scenery unrivalled for  grandeur. The most complete health r��-  Bort on tho continent ot North America.  It* baths cure all Nor von n and Muscular diseaties. Ita witters hrul all Kidn��y,  Ll>er and Stomach allnieuts. t   ^  They nie a n*ncr-falling remedy totr all  ZUioumntlo troubles. ^ 4<  TERM $15 to $18 por week, according  to residenco in Hoi*1 or villas.  1  I  m  li  i  *i'i  Hi  311  '���H  n  H  1  hi  '    5��  i^ i  'X-,  i ^^  , ����� 'Cv.1 -  ������V"^ xuar��xmuit.ii.t .���>����  ?*seas*jucwa.'M>e*- ���  TIIE INDEPENDENT.  SATUKDAY NOVEMBER 8, . 1902  �����ex��S)���)Sxs)��s^^ GOLDEN AGE OF TARIFF.  FURS! FURS!  Ttewi hate in* been in belter ��hupe to talk PUltS. You'll think wo  bate ii*u-.oii to lit* proml of our itoek the moment jou step'into our  hteiie* I'uis are* the first thiiiKi. that Kiwi >our o.ve.s. lloaiititul bus  fieuii   Nt*e*k  Hulls nt St.00 ouch up  lo Seed Skin  Coat:, nt $300.00.  You tun piek vour choice from MINK, SA1IL11, OTTI.K. STONI.  IMAII'IIN. AMI.ItlUAN SAliLI*'. Sl.AL. liltEV SQUHUU.L, l'hllt-  ,SIA.\    LAM1I.  lly tin* ����>. halt* >ou noli red how tho leuilinp American and Kiir-  lish   le.iun.els  haw  l.t'e'ii   taikmc about this latest nuwlly in fur���TUI-1  <:i��i:v  scjiiiuiti:i,v  MIt'k   KIJITS   run   from    St-00   to     ?.'.0.00  1SXS����������������������������������������������������������  issm^sm&m  ',. *'  No Weak Spots!  Our UNION MADE Shoes  from Canadian and American Union factories are the  best in the land. Men's,  Ladies' and Children's Shoes,  durable and stylish.  THE PATERSOS SHOE C0.fLD  301j[Hastings St.  JEWSOFTHK LABOR WORLD  Them is it I lencli Aeloi s union in  Slontienl  UlaehinisLs itiii.iu t.r Sim I'lMiii'isco luis  ovcr  300   liieinln*is  Tho uou votkcis in llelgiuin nie v.ell  cmplo>ecl   nl  piesotit.  It is estnn.iteii that tlieie aie *-K nil-  liou   tinile*   unionists  in   lUnopc.  No less than 11(15,000 llutish mi'icrs  liaie sulfeiecl .i \\i\gu leelueiion tins vein  Coeilm.ikeis in Clnc.icvo itill make gi.'ul  ���llTolts   to   echolish   ihu  stt'cnl-hhop.  The'iiti leal M.ige* e'iiii.Ii��.\(*us ha\o 00 local  mucins  \tilh  ocei   1,000 uiembi-lb.  oConiluctot-s   on   the   Cliuml  't'rinic jail-  vr.iy bale just  ie*e*oive*tl  an  mci.'a'-c      iu  wages.  The l'ltt-sbiii'i; Steel I-'oumliy Company  litis lecontly liie'ioiu-e'il unfes 10 per  cent.  L.etlci-cniiiei.s' iinioii, at Austin, Tt*x-  -ub, h.i.s \oletI lo buy only uiii*in l.tbcl  jfoocls.  The* stnKcis in tho glo\o l'*t*:toi"/ id  KlllMillee. 111., ha'.e btailed a en-r.;'iM.i-  uvo  feerlory.  Ceilifoiniti li.is (i,*i,000 11.itle unionists.  Oiei 10.000 en this number ine ni ban  l''i.iuciseo.  Silk dyers in Philadelphia have* cjaineel  Iho .jo hour week without any induction  tif  wages.  Conipiilsoiy iitbitialion iclfsis cue  growing in (,'icnt Iliiteiiu and in many  Iiortioiib of J-Juiopc.  The- ceu.sNS lepoit for 1900 show tliat  oue-hnIi the "fntiu laborers ' aio thc  J5ons of feirinpts.  Iti'lHiit.s show that '2 por com. of the  incimbeis ol orgum/ed labor air. at present  unemployed.  The Cigar Maker's tnternnt'e.t.cl and  Jocnl unions spend 5123,000 ei >car to  adve-ttise  tlie blue labul.  Eight thousand ciirpont'.'rs in Kew  Yoik City have won an incie.isc of .10  cents a day. Tho strike only lasted ten  cluys.  The International Longslioieii.oii'.-j union non innks second in point of iiiim-  "jers in Atueiica with o'er 110,01_0 uien.-  Iicrs.  Tho Umtecl Cnrnet Woikors' union has  tnaelo a .subslniil.nl giow'.h during tl.e  imst year, und now baa 31.003 uniir.-  tiers.  ��� Durlng-the pitst-ten-yuurstlii:-iron-.iiiil  ��lccl industry hns iniiilc giant si,-ides in  Germany and now gives employment to  ano.OOO  workeis.  The labor Congiess or AuVntlia will  meet at Sydney on Dec. 1, 3t will ileal  with tiade- union problfns, Loth icon-  omlc  and   political.  <3.  | Tbe Salt  I of Life  "3  ic biiMnvi"'.   Wo limit more of  <!. it.   U'u'll nut it if uu out uud out  bargain will fetch it.  How is This  A two-quart  Hot Water Bottle  or  Fountain Syringe  75c.  | Tlio McDowell, Atkins,  I       Wiil son (Vi., ltd. Liability |  �� UP-TO-DATE DRUGGISTS. |   "��  fS������S��������������������3>������������  Tin: cost or livinu.  l*'en* some t'liie we luuo had pill)lishc*il  government lepcuts on tlio cost of lining ICvery statistician knoits that tho  .Massachusetts icpoits on labor aio  about the b.'st published by any stato.  In the lust ieport thc cost ol bwng is  shown ior 1S07 and 1002. It is shown  that bieael was cheaper in 1002 than in  JHU7. i'lour cost ft.10 less u ban el.  llye and eoin mcnl weie about the samo  in both years, but most other cuticles  ol  food nie shown to bo much higher.  Tea*is 7J cents higher, coeltish (dry)  ,"J cents a pound highet. Tho piice of  meats iiic'luclltig guides aieiagc about  Ui   coins  a pound higher.  Laid costs I. cents moie, butter G cents  a  pound.  ColTce is shown to be 1 cent chenpee,  nnd sugnr one-hall a cent a pound  cheaper.  JJiy goods and rents ha\e largely iu-  civ.iscd. Coal has gone up tremendously  while wood is'a trifle cheaper. On the  whole it is shown that thc cost of living has increased in Massachusetts, an  aieragc inclustiial slate, 10 i per cent,  or one-s��.\tli. If wages have not been increased lGi per coat, then theie :s less  piospeiity ' in 1902 than was enjoyed  live years ago. No one disputes that  thine is gto.it Wospcnty, but who gets  the lion's shine? Ccitamly it is not  the wealth ptocluccis.  HOW JlliXICO Dl.STllOYS HAIUtOAD  MONOPOLY.  A lecont picss despatch from Mexico  eity gives the information that the  Me.vic.iu government has bought a. controlling inteiest in the Inteioccanic railway, whlcli luus between the city of  Moxieo and Vein Cm/. This is n narrow  gunge line unci is operated iu co'mpeti-  tiou with the old Vera Cm/. 11. It. It  appeurs that a raiboad trust was being  fanned in Mexico by the Mexican National It. it. Thc matter was In ought  to the attention of President Iliui and  the cabinet, with tho result that the  government decided to puichuse the controlling inteiest in that most important  lino which transpoits a largo pait of  the freight between the central portion  of Mexico, and her loading seapoi t.  lly this purchase the government can  pi ci cnt a monopoly of fi eight and  transposition lates, and too, the government has by this lemarkalilo stioko,  shown that one nation at least knows  how to prevent rnilioad monopoly. Tho  Inteloccuntc load is ou a sound basis  and aiToiels a good investment for the  niiiinn's~surplus~~cash"    ' =  DANISH TRADES  UNIONS.  Tindcs unionism knows no iu*:c or  countiy. Jt is progicssinj ��� lie worltl  oicr anil its progress in I'munaik tln<.u  1S71 has been lemaikablj. In ���, ��t  year tlu-ic was only one union, Ihu pnn-  teis, witli a membership of III 1 in Den-  iniuk.  In JbO'J, thoic weio 1,103 uniou-i, wjin  ')0,'2'J3 iiieml.ei.s, of whleh '.",!!itl wero  females. ,  inning the past lhe yeari Od'l unions  hato been fanned unci .'11,077 now moiu-  hcis  added.  Tho unions in that countiy ;.ny sick,  accident and  fiinoiul  benefit:,.  The City Groeory Company have decided to mako tho next five weeks a  time of special effort. Tholr stock Is  luige, their assortment I.s the bost. Thoy  claim their prices aio light. All thoy  want is au opportunity to back up their  Mnteino.nt that they are the cheapest,  most reliable nnd uii-to-date grocers in  the province.     C.ivc  them  a trial.  , When you want to hire a flrat-clasn  horse and buggy, go to the' Palace  livery ��tabk��.  Telephone 126.  When old Tune is neons older, and out  bones hale turned to dust.  When the sun is gi owing colder, with its  lucl  in a Tiust;  When     our  chilchon's  children's children  know the things we tlo not know,  lleing  bulbous  as   to  toiehoad and  ilim-  liiuuio below;  When     huiiianity's    tbiidecl   into  blllion-  ulU'S  ulltl   bums,  And'   Uu*    tlt.leleu   Ago  of tariff  to   the  liraml   Olel   l'e.rly   cnnie",  Yel,    no    deiubt,  the yell "Protection!"  will  the fooling planet till ill,  Vor   the   bilhonniics���Ibid   bless   thein! ���  all will ncfil piulection still.  And   it's  InrilT.  tin III,  tarifll  Take  jour   medicine,   you*  lout;  Pay  the price a Trust dictated:  It is "in,"  anil you  aio "out "  I*'or this (iulden Ago is coming,  and our  ��� clnldien will be theie  When  a   million     toiling  woikmen  shall  support ,t billioiiAiio.  When  the inland known  as ������Combines"  all nie leeling fniily well.  And they lonr like distant thuudcr when  they gne their baby yell;  ,TVhen    thcir    nursemaid,   Uncle  Sammy,  giving  them  piotection  pap,  Must    revel so     tho   usual  process���ha\e  them take him on their lap:  Mhen  a Sugai  Tiust is nionaic'h anel    il  Stool Tiust  is a king;  When  lhe piolctauo  aie cattle,  ami     a  magnate is "tho thing,"  '1 hen   "Protection" doubtless   willbestill  the  shibboleth   that  thrills���  Hut for fuller inioinieitioii sec thc Ginnd  Old Party bills.  J*'or  it's  tariH,  tariff, .tariffll  Watch the blooming infants grow.  Pay thu bills   and .still look smiling;  iluilel  a billionauc  or so.  I'or  the  Golden   Age  is  ceiming,  by  the  Gland Old Purty sung,  When  the tiusts will own  thu bairolantl  their mouths 'will  be at  tiie bung.  When wo'ie nil so well "pielectee." Unit  .1 host ol us aie  tramps;.  When   the Tiusts  hale  boundless  riches,  anel the lest oi  us liaic clumps,  When  the eaethly  lecoid's ended  by  the  horji that Gabriel blow,  And the nabob and the hoho match to-  gethei   lor lOMOiv.  Then sonic Granel Old Party statesman,  shorn  of flesh and laiiil loots,  Will lom.irk: "It -says 'PioteLlion'; that's  tlie woid  the bugle  loots."  l*'or his soul will  feel conviction,  by no  cankering doubt  alloyed,  That  a  Ileaton   without  a  tarilT  would  bo strictly null anil  void.  I'or It's  tariff,  tnnIT,  tarift"!  The Potent One: is just,  So  He'll  not constiuct a Heaven  Without  a Hymn Hook Tiust.  For the Golden  Age is coming o'er  tin*  dim  eternal  hills,  When we all  will be piotcetod���save the  man that pays the bills.  ���Alfiril    .1.     Wntei house,  in  the  New  Yoik Time's.  SEATTLE NOTES.  The butchers'  sti Ike is still  on.  Scuttle  claims  3*JO,000  population.  Seattle is crowded with returning mm-  ci'h  from  lhe Yukon.  Thc Sunset linemen have tonic to un  agreement und  the strike js olT.  A put king pi imt fur bin dmes is the  latest vent'Jic talked of by business men  in the city.  A big slittkc-iip hns taken place in  police cnclcs. Toliceinen being changed  aiound  in  a  lively  manner by  thc chief.  Much interest is being taken in the  fight between 1'eiry Queenhan und Itnfc  Turner which takes pljce in the At mot .\  on thc c\ciung uf Nov 7th.  ~A plan vrixb disco veicd lust-w,eeir  whcichy the "Scuttle Hank" wus to be  robbed. Hut the detectives gatheied in  the would-be .7nines und Younger *^ang  anrl they now look through jail windows.  CJco. IT. TMpei, nt otic tunc connected  with tho T.-I . is n camlululo for u  sent in tlie slute Fonate. Hut it is  churned he will be defeated for icufton,  saycth icpoit. tlmt he is in Icuguo with  the "heeleis" of No. 1   waul.  A neu* j.nl���eit.\���is lhe talk ln-ie. To  show how the police oHlclnls of other  cities  m  the fetutc \low  uie .'nil      of  this elty, it is only so slated on the  uuthoiity of a policeman of Scuttle tlmt  while he wns attending the exposition  cities In the stale view tlie city mil of  at Spokane a hobo was ancsted nnd  brought heroic the police judge of tliat  place, 71c wus questioned if he hud c\er  been in Jail and whetc He replied in  the city jail in Seattle. Tho Spokane  judge discharged lnm, lie 'said he did  not want to pollute Spokane's jail by  admitting any person into it that had  ever been confined in the Seattle jnil. A  police ofllcinl of Seattle says he knows  of two deaths that have occurred which  waa contracted by paitics in thc prison.  Surely  Scuttle needs a new  jail,      and  needs it badly.  Seattle never allows un opportunity  to pass when it can gi\e a dig to Tacoma. Head tho following from a Seattle paper:  "lie was carrying a bird cage und ovor-  toak and threo packages tied up in newspapers, as ho mo\ed up to the baggage  loom at the Seattle railroad station  .mil began to tell the story of his lite  to a man who juggles ttunks. lie was  irom Tacoma and had been buck <ust  to see tho sights and keep himself pus-t-  i-d on cm rent events, lie had been \is-  iting a coiihin whom he hadn't heen for  yeais and hud  hud a lhst-ratc time.  " 'The  weiithei���'.  *' 'Uoing homo now'*' usked the baggage "man.  *Oot a trunk?'  " 'Yes, heie's tho check, As 1 was  saying,  tho weathet���'  " "Check ono lo Dead Town, two  I'ui.ghts and lour ciphers/ snng thc bag-  sage destioyei.  "And us the Tacoma business man  moved slowly awny ho wus hcaid mur  muring  to   himself.   'Ciuel, .ciuel.'" *  Devilled     Ham,     G   tins   for   25c.     At  lhe City   Grocery.  Oysteis,  3  t:ns ioi   2uc.     At The City  lirou-ry.  9  White B1d[*  Patrons of ours feel $  '��� safe when- tliey realize $  '<} that our product is all $  a milked and handled by %>'  9 "white men.  $ This point, as well as $  <t> the fact, that thc milk is  $ clarified, creates a relish ';��  $ for it "that none others $  '��� can do.  % International Bce��  ���9      ���%  | and Storage Co.  $ Phone 415. Gore Avenue. $  *H^-K*5��*'^l(*;K'��;if*;!(*)fc*)I^K*ll'i  I  CORNKR   HASTINGS   AND     CAMBIE  STREETS,  VANCOUVER. .  .Now, modern and strictly first-class;  i;oo(l sample rooms; freo 'bus, "��� Week  days���Drcakfast 7 to 3 0 a. in., lunch  12 in. to 2 ii. ni��� dinner, G to 8 p. in.  Slindays���llreakfast 7:30 to 10.80 a.  in., lunch 12 .'10 to 2 p. in., dinner, 5:301  to 7:30 p. in. Rates $2 and upwards  per day. HAYWOOD & THESCOTT,  Proprietors.  CORNER   CORDOVA   AND   OARUALL  .   -      .STREETS,  VANCOUVER.  Makes a specialty or Dowar's spc.ial  liqueur, also Usher's black label liqueur  whiskey. Largo stock of Imported and  domestic cigars. Finest billiard nnd  pool tables. R.     B.    MULLIGAN &  CO.,  Proprietors../  Tt"- Docigall Blouse  310-312-ABISOTT-STnrcET,~VANCOU-  VER, D. C.  Restaurant and Bnr. Urcak".ist 0 to  10, merchants' lunch 11 to 2, 25c; dinner 5 to 8, 25c; lunches put up: eastern' and Olympian oysters; short oi-  dcrs a specialty at all houis;  meal tickets f*l; host 23c. meal in the  city,     I). BURTON, Proprietor.  The"  .'110 SEYMOUR STREET,  VANCOUVER.  Having tho only up-to-dato grill room  in British Columbia, which In Itscir ii a  guarantee of a first-class hotel and restaurant. Business "lien's LUNCH, from  12 m. to 2:1)0 p. ni��� only 25 cents.  HOTEL NORTH VANCOUVER.  A delightful sunim'er resort; strictly  llrst-class and up-to-date In every respect.  Terms, $3 per day, 110 per week; special  rates for families. Saddle ponies, horses  and rigs always on hand for visiting the  Capllano, well known for Its excellent  fishing and shooting. Boats for hire any  time.   Band every Sunday afternoon.  F. LARSON, Prop.  ;.**��)K^'��;*K*��;K��tt^^^  A FREE TRIP TO NEW YORK.  o  Raplh's great guessing contest is now on. Tho person who guesses  tho nearest to tho number of beans In tho bottlo in our window gets*a  RETURN TRIP TICKET TO   NEW YORK.  ONE GUESS FOR EVERY DOLLAR YOU  SPEND HERE.  Buy your heating stove here and then guesi away. <  IT  19126 Hastings St.  | sole agent  &��'kck��:is:k*��%��3^*-^^  n  ;S  f  .  i     UNDERCLOTHING  Tho man who works around a shop or an oflice or a warehouse or in some similar place, whero lt may bo cold and damp  nnd wheio it is impossible to wear nn ovcrcont, SHOULD CERTAINLY WEAR OOOD WARM UNDERCLOTHING. His .actions nro not hampered by heavy underwear, as they would lie  by   tlio   clumsier * top  garments.  We have Natural Wool Underclothing in Light, Medium and  Heavy weights. Fancy Stripes in medium and Heavy, all-Vool,  $1 to fS a suit. Scotch Wool underclothing in Medium and  Heavy  Plain���also  heavy ribbed.  JOHNSTON, KERFOOT ��> CO.  104 end 106 Cordova Street.  Trunk Store 12? Hastings St., 0|>|>. Wm. Cash's.  9P>  We have now In slock a full line of   the best Heating Stoves In the market  and have made a very low   pi lee   on them to clear them out In a hurry."  COAL BASE BURNERS, COAL H OT DRAFTS,  WOOD  HOT DRAFTS,  PLAIN AIR TIGHTS, CAST TOP AIR   TIGHTS, ETC., ETC.   -  NcLennan,  McFecly & Co.  Phone 44.  ]22 Cordova Street., Vancouver, B.C.  Phone 1063.  KELLY, DOUGLAS ���� CO.  WH0L2SALE GROCERS,  Cordova and Water Streets,   -��� Vancouver, B. 0.  HSF" Headquarters for Domestic and Imported Ciqars and.Smoking Sundries.  1 WeWafitThatOrderofYoiirs 1  �� FOR  SEVERAL   REASONS. |  Because we have  the  stock to   J.  supply you the best. J  Because our attention^vlll assure  I BUILDERS' SUPPLIES,  p emu  ���nm,  1 COGGERS' SUPPLIES, -- *��v  m.  ��� ���;  |  SAW MILL SUPPLIES, ETC.  'irvMITlK' S!I!I>1  . "best service. -  t  Because we can save you time Jt*~  and money. *Th-  Because one order Is a stop to- A*,  wards a permanent customer. 5*. >  |  Vancouver Hardware Co., |  �� . 339 Hastings Street. '" |-.  ��������������e^����������������3����������������������������^ ���  999 C A^fjAPE 999    '   I  .   The-Great Family Beer.      ^  "The Beer Without a Peer."  If'your dealer hasn't got it, Telephone 4-2-9.  A Dozen Quarts $2.00.,  A Dozen Tints, $J.OO.  RirrssA */��_,#��< .��-��*> .  I -*_>- __4l  V.  Zagma~*f\44\/g\**-      t���#*��\4Jt\/��a*i&*\*> ^1 -f-frfl      M  Vancouver, B, C.  24c a Dozen or  2c a |)iece  We   will   wnsli   unci   lntnulcr     nil  'llat" gooils at nbove   rate.  -   Our    minimum   chargo  is  for     a  ilo/on,  whether your lot Is a ilo*/-  jii  or not. fll  .)nu do/on,  or loss   2-lc.  I.'I   pli'ccs     20c.  11  pieces   _   28c.  10  pieces      ilOc.  1(1  pieces      32c.  And bo  on.  PBONEER  Steam Laundry  Phonk 34G. 910 - 914 Ri'chakdb St  Downtown Office, No, 4 Aucadk  WHITE   HELP ONLY. '  Parcels called for and delivered.  Advertise in The Independent.  GLASSES AID  Not only tlie vision but thc  appeal mice. DilYcicnt faces require clilTcrent frames and glasses. We make 'both fit light. Como  nnd let our optician, Jlr. Thos.  Allan, attend to your requirements.    All work guaranteed.  DAVIDSON BROS.,  The Jewelers and.Optlolans,  i      146 Cordova St. ' '  I  .!).  .AM -���

Cite

Citation Scheme:

        

Citations by CSL (citeproc-js)

Usage Statistics

Share

Embed

Customize your widget with the following options, then copy and paste the code below into the HTML of your page to embed this item in your website.
                        
                            <div id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidgetDisplay">
                            <script id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidget"
                            src="{[{embed.src}]}"
                            data-item="{[{embed.item}]}"
                            data-collection="{[{embed.collection}]}"
                            data-metadata="{[{embed.showMetadata}]}"
                            data-width="{[{embed.width}]}"
                            async >
                            </script>
                            </div>
                        
                    
IIIF logo Our image viewer uses the IIIF 2.0 standard. To load this item in other compatible viewers, use this url:
http://iiif.library.ubc.ca/presentation/cdm.xindependen.1-0180540/manifest

Comment

Related Items