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 I*��islatlve Ut.r'7 Mar. M|M  ?  THE  ROYAL BANK  OF  CANADA  . . 9AVINQ8    BANK . .  A Geaecal Banking Bnatssus  TttLBB&iOtGd.  OJTFlOKS-fHaotlnga   Btreet,   W���  flPaatmlaster Avenue, Vancouver.  VOL. 6.  B. 0. PEfcJlAfiKT. IM AW  M'..b. CO.  Authurlz*. ! CnpliHl - $10,(00,000  Subfcrit*.'! * .*|.|lul - - 1.100,000  Assets Over, - -  -     300,000  Head Ofllee, 321 Chnibio Btreet,  Vancouver, II. C.  m LOCAL PROGESSIVES.  : Tho local* branch of tho Provincial Pro-  Uncsslvo Furty held , an organization  meeting lust Friday night, George Dart-  ley presiding.  Following are the constitution and bylaws as finally adopted by the local  Provincial Progressive Party at Vancouver:  Name, Object etc.  This association shall bo called the  IVnncouver District Association of tho  Provincial Progressive; Party.  X. To educate and enlist tho sympa-*  thy and support o'f tlie electors in the  principles of progressive legislation, and  tlie nomination iind election of candidates pledged to tho 'support of tho platform   of the Provincial  Progressive Party  at To seo tliat the party is propuUy  represented at all courts of revision.  3. To iiavo tlie geneial oversight     of  tlio  interests  of  the Piovincial Progies-  sivo  Party  in   Vancouver  city  electoral  (livisioii,     and     the formation  of subsidiary associations in tliu various Wards.  Ofllcers and Members.  1. This association shall consist of an  honorary president,  piesidcnt,  vicc-presi-  dcjd*��     secretiny-tieasurcr   and   executive  Committee of  six  members   (these  members to bo composed of the chairmen of  tlie ward  committees),  elected  .umually,  and a' membership  unrestricted  in  numbers   tbut     who  shall   bo  duly  qualified  'and  registered   voters   of   11.   (J.)*,     who'  shall   become  members  by  signing      the  roll  und   paying   the   initiation  fee      of  iifty cents.  ���2. Any niembei of 30 days' standing  snail bo entitled to voto at any annual  or special meeting.  , -. S.'-No member who is in: arrears ' for  ���dues shall vote' in any meeting: of this  association.  Oflicers and Their Duties.  ;    X. Tho president sliall   prcsido   over    all  aicctings of     this* association; : if'absent*  ,tha vice-president;shall preside.    If both  J i ��ro absent a chairman shnll bo selected  AV  " from   tho     meeting  to   uct  as  president  ,. pro: torn.  2. Tho secretary-treasurer sliall keep  correct minutes of each meeting, and  , ahall notify all members of each meeting to be held, lie shall receive and  account for all monies, belonging to this  association, und .under, the direction of  the executive, pay ull debts incuiied by  - this association.'  ' 3. There shall he a trustee board consisting of three members elected by this  association annually, ': who shall also  audit ,i tho accounts of tbo secretary-  treasurer.  Meetings.  I.: T'be  annual, (meeting;,, of  this: usto-  ��iation shall be held1 ou the second Thuis-  day in November.  .'*2.: .On  a  requisition   of  fivo ; moml-crs  "'    -tho  president  may  call; u  special   meeting at any time or place m  Van*-ou/or,  *       providing ulv\ ays that two  days' notice  bo given:    No other businiss s^h-i-U      be  transacted    than   that  lor  which      tho  wucting haa been called.  a. I'li'i regular meetings shall bo held  tlio second and fourth Thursdays of each  month.  4. . A   majority   of   tho  oxccutlvo  shall  form   'a : quorum;7'   and ,   seven ' members  ������shall~!'orm~a"(iuoium-in a general meet-1  -"*" lng for the transaction of business.  Coiiimittccs.  Special  committees  may bo appointed  for any purpo.so anil shall remuin In office until discharged* by voto.  Order of Uusincss.  Tho order of  business  at  tlio  regulnr  meetings  of   this  association  sliall      bu  as follow s:  1.    Heading of    minutes    ol previous  und special  meetings.  Si.'. Propositions and election Ior mwii-  Jjorshlp.  S.  Heading    report  of  s-ocietary-trcno-  urer und audit thereof.  4. ltecolvlng  reports of standing committees and special committees who aro  lo report at tills meeting.  1      G.-Heading of communications.  0.  Presentment of bills.  7.  Nomination  and 'election of oflicers  sand trustee board.  8.  General i business.  Alterations.  i Alteration of theso Jaws can only bo  tnado at a special meeting called for that  purpose No alteration shall bo made  unloss two-thirds of the members present .vote in favor of tho cliango ond notice of the proposed alteration or amend-  VANCOUVER, B. C, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15. 1902.  incnt.be given at least ono meeting pn*  vious.  Ofllcers Elected.  The following are now tlio ofllcers of  tho local branch of tho Provincial Progressive Party.  Honorary President���Dr. T. Tt. Mcinnes, cx-Ueutenant-govcrhor of 13. C.  President���Mr;  Chris Foley.  Vive-President���Mr.  John Morton.  Secretary-Treasurer���Mr.  T.  II.   Cross  Trustees���Messrs. Joseph Dixon, Joseph Watson,  and  William George.  Messrs. XV. Davis, J. Watson and Geo.  Uurtley were appointed a committee to  prepare a programme for the coming  season.  The next. meeting of tho party will be  held on Thursday, Nov. 27th.  NO.?8.  association will. equally .represent employers and employed, and will appoint  impartial arbitrators with authority to  investigate disputes and to publish reports, lying tho blame on thb tight  shoulders. Tho arbitrators may bo culled  in by either party, aud if ono side elects  to give evidence,  tho: other can abstain  at tho peril of losing its case.���NaUonuI  Builder.  COMPULSORYJRBMATION  LITTLE  LETTERS TO THE EDITOR.  ���1133 FAIH   HAKEISS.  To the Kditor of The Indisi-kndknt:  Sir:   In reading over your valuable Paper under duto of Nov. 8tb,  1902,   and  under . heading    of    "Pair    and' Unfair  Places" in the city of Vancouver, 1 ho-  tice'yoii have'my: place', of business, 830  Pender Street, noted as being unfair.  I  fail    to   seo why this should bo suid  ol  my   ��� place.  1 buy from  whom  1 rhoosc,  pay cash for the articles', 1 want to satisfy .the demuhds of my trade and compete vvitlr other merchants, of-whom not  a woid has been said.    Some  im-io ngo  I    vvas    called  on  by sonic parties  and  asked'to  quit  dealing with  Dakar  Hurry. :  1 asked tho parties: to give the reasons for quitting, and all tho reply 1 received wuss-M'urry. was on the *:ii:',iir. list.  This  I  do   not  consider  an   nns'-vor "to  i.iy-question.     Now   1   have   veiy   *,itt!e  moro to say  on  tho.mnttcr.     .lust one  point, and that is this: .Wlien the bunion  men    make      all bakers  and  merchants  come      to  the one   level,   they  vvill jiot  have to. vvasto any  time coming tome.  I  myself    am  a' member of ono of  the  strongest    unions in   Canada,   and  I  respect honest  labor,   but  I Smust  confess  that  tho union  people  1  have  met      in  Vancouver are very faint-hearted. I close  by ; saying: ,.Make  all.: strike; the same  time  and  thc Maple Leaf  Grocery,   830  Ponder     Street,     will   cheerfully   follow.  Thanking yon, Mr. "Editor, for your val  liable space I am yours'respectfully,  E. A.  JOHNSTON  830 Pender Street  Vancoovcr; 11. (J., Nov. 14, 1002.  MUCH    DAOKIIONE      AND  BKAlfNS. j  There wus  a'-business'-man'.who  woro  i   I  a frock cout and roilo in a Fullmnn.i  A'nd his employees said: "Sir, vvvc 'object to'"thus und so. If you do not concede tlie.se points it will make trouble."  And   tho  man suid:     "I  huvo nothing  to   concede.     My-mills   are   built  to! be  run and thoy will run." '     j  Theio was a jackass who stood on the  raitioad truck. And a train came along.  And thu bell rang and tho whistle blpw.  Dut the jackai-s said: "It is not my  iiiituru.to. move under compulsion." And  lie stood still. t  And the-business .man's workmen tied  up his mills iu a bow knot, Aud it took  him two: yours to liud out'.'whether his  business'-was on its head or: its heels  alter- tho 'trouble wus settled. And the  locomotive caught the juckass and 'so  ficutterod him vdver the country .'that v;it  lias not stopped raining jackasses yet.'  ���Ex.  SHEET IKONWOHKEl'S OltGANl/jlO.  Last Saturday night, a; branch of tlio  Amalgamated Sheet Iiomvorkers vvas  formed m tins city. Oigiuu/cr J. If.  Watson installed the ofllcers. Mr. S.  .JamicHou was elected president and'Mr.  A. D. licit societary. Tliis nevv oigani/u-  tiou piomiso-s to be one of the most  progressive and best littic unions-in the  city.  (By 0. J. South.) .  In dealing witli tho .question ol^ compulsory arbitration the first point to discus^  is: What is capital? The term capital is,  in my opinion, wrongly applied when it  is used merely to designate accumulated  money,; real .estate, shares, or otlier  property  representing  mere, money. '���"'���:���  Many writers and spcukcrs in using tlio  tcrmi-capitallst, rofcr.to the man having'  a  certain   amount  of  money,   und  have  ,'novor, been able to see it, or if tliey have"  seen,   have  refused  to   aduiil  that  there  i.s another anil, more*important meaning  .attachable to thc'term.' What   is   capital?  Yes, money is capital; but too often  it  has been'unearned. ' Too  often the possessor of money  has' expended  no brain  power and no, labor : to . , acquire    .tliat  ..which' ho how. holds,' but has received his  wealth from u hard-working parent, since  deceased, whilst another class holds that  which he has acquired by methods which'  will  not, bear   tho  light  of  lioriest faithful scrutiny* or investigation.    Tliero:  Is  another class who have/    because' they  have improved every opportunity to bot-.  tor- themselves,   made ';the '''���' best  use a of  their   brains,   tlieir    -hands     and ���   their  health,: and they:  deserve"    tlie- . success  Which has attended their untiring'efforts.  Yes, I again say money is capital;, and [  it is, right, just and: honorablo that "for-'  tlie. use of .this, class  of capital that    a '  fair interest  should  bo   demanded'    and'  NEW COMSUMPTION' CUItE.  Dr.   W. ' C.   Ilobbins,   ol rhoenixi   Arizona,  a snllcrer from  tuberculosis In an  almost  hopeless  stage,   has' been  intelligently  experimenting   upon   himself     for  four months.    He     is    facing     possiblo  death with  tho utmost pluck,    and    ,s  hopeful that if he does not savo his own  life, he at least will    furnish     data    of  valuo   to   tho  piofcssion   in      tho    fight  against the disease.    At a timo when ho  judged his   death to bo not over a week  distant, he injected  into  :. his veins    a  quantity of a solution In which tho active  agent  vvas  formaldehyde, , Tlio  result was immediate, vvith: almost sorious  symptoms    of  a rapid   riso  bf  temporn-  turo and  convulsive features.  Within     a  few      days,    however,    he was    strong  enough  to rise from his bed   and  to make  analysis of his own sputum,  whicli     ho  found filled with dead  bacilli.     Hu    has  repented tho injection several  times, and  believes himself gaining  in strength und  health, and has been ablo     to administer tho remedy  to some patients     who  havo_also_oxporiciicoil���marked���^benefit.  Dr. Hohbins claims nothing for liis remedy,  but hopes for  much.    Another experiment  along   thu  samo  lino  has  been  begun nt the Sisters'  hospital  at Phoenix;   where Dr.   Wilfred   tl,   Frallck,      of  New  York, introduced into  tliu blood of  Judge llcnson Kennedy, 13  ounces of a  now   mysterious   liquid   genulcldo   whoso  composition ho  refuses   to  divulge.  It Is  supposed,  however,   to   Includu  foi'malde-  hydt.  Some   of tbo   piovincial  pnpei'S      tako  put ficular  pains  to  point  out  thut  the  orgunizatioir.mecting   of jtho   Provincial  Pcogressive Party  last  week   vvas small.  Wc lemember  when  the liberal jiarty in  this city  could not muster even, a bat  er's dozen,      yet    it    gievv.    The    loc  biancU of the P.  P. P. blurts out cvvith  ovor 40 members enrolled,  and. Victon.i  has ovor 00.    The public are invited to  attend  tho., next ''meeting .on    Thursday,  Nov.  127th.    Just watch  the nevv   purty  grow.  Tho health of the Provincial Piogios-  sive Party in Victoria and. Vancouvor is  guaranteed, inasmuch' 'that two prominent and skilled physicians liave beou selected to kll the picsidcutiu! olllees. We  refer to Ur. Ernest Hull, of Victoria,  and Dr. T. It. Jlclnne.s;1 , ex-lieutcnant  govoinor, of Vancouver.  AT THE    KOYAL.  Under* the auspices of the United  Urotlierhood of ltullvvay Employees, a  grand entertainment 'will :,bo held on  Thuisday, Nov. 25th, compiisiug comedy,- music, 'dances, monologues and  songs.' It will coucludo. with the laugli-  able furcu l.tox and Cox. Among those  who; will .take part arc: . Miss Ollie  Kmitii, Miss .Mabel Cripps, Miss Gussio  Austin, Aliss A. . Eveleigh, Miss 3liguon  Duke, Miss Connie "Lucas; Messrs; the  Bouiici lb otheis, Dcrvill's, C. V. Danger-  field, Arthur Cyril, Wm Moore, A. 11.  Turner, C Whittuker, II. S. Thompson.  All workingmen: and others should muko  it u - point, to go to this show, us it  will lie ono   of the best local productions  oi  tho season.  Altlll'I'I.ATION   IN*   II.MiLAXI).  Tho  .subject   of   arbitration   In   connec  tlon   with   tho   settlement   of   lubor  disputes In Great Britain.  Is taking a llrm  hold of  tho minds of both  workers and  employers.    An association for the promotion  of British  trado  und   commerce  uud   the  recognition   of   arbitration     is  being  established,  and   the   movement  Is  meeting   with      considciablo success     in  uvory part of tho United Kingdom.    As  may.be easily supposed the organization  of so hugo an undertaking entails a vast  amount  of  work,   and  will   take     8ome  littlo time before it guts ln harness. The  object of tlio association regarding trado  disputes or "lock-outs" threaten to, exist  will be to organizo and focus public opinion so-that parties  will bo compelled  to accegt an arbitration award.     Tbo  J. K. Miller, a well-known typo,  to-dny leaves by the Miowera.for .Sydney, Australia. Also Harry Sibble of this  city goes to Australia on the same boat  on au extended tour of the colonics returning via Liverpool. Doth these gentlemen receutly ro.turned from Dawson  City, Yukon Territory. Wo wish them  uyery success iu their new field of operations.  S.vduey Di owning, of the post-utlice,  is a i happy mun theso days. It's a  liiiiiul, new   baby  girl.     Congratulations.  People ure getting very tired of our  telephone service. Humors are being  heui'tl that a new independent coiiiputiy  will seek a franchise In the new .win'  from the city. Tlie city should get on  to itself and put iu a system of its  own, und save further trouble and anx-��  icty���to say nothing of expense and in  convenience.  Tho fact that your Job seems sura at  present is.no excuse for neglecting your  duty to your craft and your- class. Your  friend who got laid oil tlio other day  and who Is now wearily hunting for  woik used to think his Job was saio,  too.  readily given -whenever7it is required and  dejiianded  for  the extension  of"."���  honest  trade; or. honest   commercial    : pursuits.  No.one will successfully dispute .this woll  established, and equitable rule  .��� Let; mc  emphasize as strongly-as I can thait['��� all  capital, .if, wo are  to   do  that  which*.in  honorable,   equitable  and  just;   must ie-  .celvo , a ..:/air and    remunerative  interest  whenever it is called into use;        ���:: A.y.1  There   are   thousands  of 'Capitalists  in  Canada who are not receiving a fair and  remunerative interest: upoii  tlio    .capital  thoy have and:;are; lending to others; yet  theso -men .and; women    have  barely, a  dollar  to  call :tlieir'-'own;: uhd: how  can  they, ...wlmn.-they  are- not:. lecoiving: even  onii per cent,;*-;interest upon'tho. eapitalVin-  vested.:   Who;are these;people,- tnese unfortunate capitalists? :'Tho laborer who,  from his boyhood days,  Iins put all his  tiuie, energies  and brain'power into  tlio  perfecting of: himself; in his  trade-or profession,  is lending 'to  tho -upbuilding of  the tuition; the .best kind' of capital ever  produced   iii  this   or   aiiy  oilier,  piirt  f,l  tho world/  '��� ;l; y        , .....J:y!������.'��� il. :Ji- Ay.  X.knoW  of engine*   drivers    upon . our  'raiivyays.  of carpenters, in  our' cities,* of  prospectors    and! miners -in   our  mining  towns, ;of builders, and, in ' fact;  men in  every branch of trade 'in this -province.  I. know .'of architects, ��� lawyers,- clerks . in  the 'stores., und Warehouses and 76tbers;icn-  guged  in   work contributing* to  tlio-   increased : wealth,  betterment and advn'nce-  .nieii.t of our province and dominion,'and  in' each case :thcso [men and \votiien;sliuvo  invested   tlieir   best  intelligence   and,   by  their   persistent  effort   and   untiring   energy "'hava'sb equipped themselves for the  onerous; duties  they are  called 'upon : to  perform day by day, that they, are    in  possession   of ; the   very ; best ' class     of  capital ever introduced into this or any  country:     Is this*.true?.,.. If so,   then     if  nipnoy capital has stlio :rigiit- to demand  a remunerative  interest for the  loan  of  it, surely this otlier and more extensive  |iClass=of=iCapital=has-Tin-equftl���right��� itr  also  receive a  romunorativo  interest for  tho use thereof. .  It  is hero   that   the   question   of  arbitration comes in,    I confess that I cannot understand the   opposition    of    the  money capitalist to  compulsory nrbltru-  tlon,   for, these same  p-jopla    are    usuvg  Just this sumo principlo    all     tha    year  round in connection  a-ith otlier hmnchea  of their business.    Let us illustrate:   A  merchant'says   that A  ovves    him  $10,  but A says ho does not.owe this mun a  cent.   -What does tho merchant do? Does  lie talk ngulnst urbltrutron -him'.  Not he;  he compels  A   by legal 'process  to come  before  a court,  of  arbltratIoi��,iiinl   tho  question  Is  Inquired   Into,  and   both  thu  merchant nnd A   must abide  by  the de-  cislotrof thu stipendiary magistrate, who  Is tho arbitrator appointed to deal with  cases of this class.     Tliis  is  compulsory  arbitration  pure und simple.  Wo are told by certain persons and. a  -section.of tho press that the settlement  of .'labor-disputes by the process referred  to is'a.complete failure, but I want to  say that.I know from personal experience that ��hcse statements arc absolutely incorrect and will not bear honest in*,'  vestiga'tibn.: v.'.;���'���: Jyy  The .most cruel -visitation, v that;/ can  como upon any city, district or couhiry,  is that which is commonly known 'as n  "strike." Strikes bring misery and sui-  feiing not only to the men directly interested, hut to thcir wives and thu dour  littlo children,. and tiiey bring loss to  every class of trade in tlio country Iu  which they have been put, into opurutiuti  And not only this, a strike alwuys engenders ciuel, hard and inhuman feelings  on tlie purt of the .einployors towurds  'tho employees ' und equnlly bitter ; feelings, on the part of tho men towards  their employers. I will suy nothing of  the monetary loss involved.  If compulsory arbitration will Imake  strikes impossible, if it will crcutc abetter feeling on both sides, 'Induce tho employee to give a better service becuusu  lie ' knows that , lie is receiving  nu equal interest upon the capital ho is  putting into the contract or - industiy,  with the man who bus divested his  money, is it hot jusc what eveeyono is  asking for und will it not bring ubout  truo prosperity?  How     docs i compulsory        arbitration  work?    It is fair to   all * panics.     1 re-  incmbcr a case    in point    vvhieh    is;-. u  completo answer to both questions.  'JY.o  miners employed at one  of the Austral  ian     coultields     some.few*: years      ago  .thought that  tbo .owners  of    the ".mina  sliould givo them un increase of 12 cents  ton.   Under the old conditions  the demand  vvouid  have  been refused  and    a  disastrous: strike would havo," followed,  but  under the arbitration  laws  of: Aus-  tiaii.i,   instead  of  striking,   the lcqucst  for'tho increase :,vvas filed in the court of  arbitration..    The court made a careful  investigation   and'.discovered  that undei  existing contracts the  owners could :i0t  aflord to pay. 12 cents a ton,-but that  the owners; could pay an" increase of. six  cents  a  ton,   and   the court-so   ordered,  tho order taking effect as it always does  under tlio; act;  from tlio day .upon which  the . application for   the increase was filed  in   the   court.  Weio theie huid   feeling--  upon either side?    Not at all. : Tho owners were, satisfied,; the miners were satisfied and what,  to my mind,  *s of even  greater importance,' both sides wero  tho  best .of friends.   -No ' bad ;    fcolings,: no  hungry, children,'7' no",..'��� miserable.dcspoiid-'  cnt...wlvcs and7:ho loss;:to .tlie',' shipiiiug  -and'^b'tlier cbinmbrcial "pursuits * involved:  ylii  compulsory -arbitration.; caii'.'*accoiii-  plish- soniuch . it is worth': 'trying,    but  the bill introducing, such, an act must bu  fair  nnd  equitable.     It must bo framed  so  that all parties,    whether ;'; rich '  or  poor,  shall  have, equal; jirotection    and  equui7;rights,  so, tliat justice   .shall   .be,  done to every man.y: Slake, the court of  arbitration   a  court  outside of all ��� politics  and, the "arbitrators7 must bo-   men:  above  reproach ��� or    suspicion,   men: ; of  ability  and  sound judgment.    Havo;-;:a  court  established  upon   a .firm  foundation,  such  as; I have described',  and all  the   difficulties  between  so-called  capital  and   labor   vvill7 vanish   and   be  a.thing  of tho past century.    Money will    flow  into   our   province   and   dominion.     Tho  most powerful  influence  at  work- today  preventing tho  incoming    of:   money  to  work our mines,  to  open up every kind  of industry,  is the fear that tho possessor  of  money  has  that  somo  dimciilty  will arise,  and a strike will ensuo    and  waste his money.    Tako away, the possibility  of  strikes  taking place  and  tho  financial  man  will   run   all   other    risks  and .overcome every other difficulty.  Iwill not refer to what-lias''-taken  place in the past both in, Canada' and  ln_tho United Statcslof-A_iucrica,-exccpt  to say that if compulsory . arbitration  had  been    in    cxistenco   "precious     lives  MTKIC.1L WORKERS.  Ouo7 of tlio newest yet strongest Inter*,  national  unions  In existence  is the In  ternatioiiul     Urotlierhood     of; Electrical  workers.    General Secretnry II. W. Sherman  tolls us thut ou November  twenty  eight,   L8D1, seven men in St. Louis, M04  formed u local union of Electrical Work*  ers.    In a few  mouths  the members ol  this    local conceived  the idea  or: a Nu-1  tional  Union and sent out Henry Miller?  as    an    organizer.     Jlr.' Miller'traveled  Horn city  to  city, getting work  at   his  trade,  und  iu evei.v   nty  thus  defraying*  his expenses,    liis success wus, phenomenal. :  lu-a short .time lie: succeeded     in'  getting a great many cities. Thu brotherhood grew to 1,100 in-a year 0r so.,  At the'Pittsburg convention tho organization Was inudo International. Thd  growth in the Just few* years hus been  very lapid. Theie aie now over 18,800,  members in good standing, with u. total  of 30f�� - locals, .and charters are bciug  sent out  every  day.  Tlie locul brunch is No. 213-aud Is  well established, and its future, outlook  is jiioi'iising. The oilteeis ure: Piesi-  ileut, Geo.7 Cowling; vice-liresident. It. P.  Jevviu, lecoiomg secietary, A. I). Hot-  son, 035 ltiehards street; financial secretary/ John Dubberley. 'The; union  moots tho seconf and fourth Tuesday ia  each imontli in Union-hull.Q ::.    '  'Xi AUE.STItlKES; SUCCESSFUL)    : V  There  uro::often ; those :  huiong . :' labor ;  haters who say;that strikes ure not successful and. to, prove the statement often: ,  quote statistics  to,show  how .by  beiiig.V  idlo for.such; a: number of days.such:; a  body of wbrkliiginen have; lost so many  dollars.     They   see   only   the   immediato "  clTect of the strike, unon. the pocket    of. *  the  working  man,  and forgot the: blessings that arc now  the. lot,of the-'work-*,.  ingman.;and that have' como only as tho  result  of  years; and  years   of   industrial '������:  warfare;,:   It is true that -the -.'strikes  cause  siilVering,   that they   often ;'.- . leavo  the: vyqrkingmnn in7 debt, and 'tliat: thoy, ���  sbiuetiuics;faii;;:to      give  the  relief de-'  manded. - But :tlie\;just, strike  is   Abased  ;  hot' on.cdsh;'but on-principle. And a'just ,'.  strike never;; fails.': The"; strike,**-, too/ "has : V  been  an   educator;."; It; lias, taught"; tho* :f  workingniaii;:to: take ' advantage ,   of .ita':;  .protection,: from .encroachment. .;It; haa;';:  taught,tho ''employers  to  pay .moreV'at-.' ;  ;tentioh tb the just fdomnnds'of-his.em-.'::  ployees.'   It has led the public,, by mak-;; '���'_  irig it.' feci- the force7 of -.temporary want  of.-some  commodity,   to, look   into    the Ay,  conditions that caused the strike and a"'  more vvidespread , demand for ;tho settle- '  ment of the"labor: question lias been, tho ,:.';  result;     Never was   the**   latter    demon-.;  strated auoro  clearly   aiid; forcibly: than'  during the lecent coal strike in  Pchnsyl-,  -vahia. ' In the pnst twenty-fiyoor thirty, ..'  years  tlie strike has  been  most. success-':-7  fully used  as-a weapon  of  defense;and :;  a  iiieans. of progress by     labor1 unions. ;  Through, its  suffering  and   trouble ; havo;  come 'better"wages,   better .hours,:::   and  bettor; conditions, under Which the work-     .:  iniaii  earned:--his   wages.  . Contrast  con- .���'���������;  ditions  twenty-five years  ago  with conditions today  and see if-the strike has  not,been a success.���Union Labor News,���'.'.  Los Angeles.    "X':'��� y :."i "[.   ' \ ���..-"."���:'������''"  VITALITY  OF TRADE  UNIONS. ���; ��� :  "Attacked and (Icnounecd us  ��� scarcely,  any other institution ever has been, the,  ^nionsr-liave^iliriTOlrlfiiii^^oiVif^iii^tlie^  face of opposition.     This  lieulthy   vitality hns been  due to  the fact that they  wero a genuine product of social needs���  indispensable ns a protest and  a struggle against the abuses of Industrial government, and inevitable ns a consequenco  of that consciousness  of strength inspired  by  the concentration  of numbers under the new conditions of Industry. They"-���  ' have, been,  as  i.s  now* ; admitted . by  nl-  I most  all  candid < minds,.. instruments , o(  i progress.-Not to speak of tlie material  [advantages   they  have7 gained   for work-  ! inguien,   they   have   developeii   .powerful  sympathies      among    them,   u-td   taught  tho  would have been saved and perfect harmony and good vvill would have existed  iu both lands instead of the ill will that  exists today.  Men on botli sides, think tho matter  over and whatever else you niuy think  do not suy, ."There's, nothing lu arbitration."  Nothing   to   Arbitrate.  The children  nuiy     shiver    when    north  winds blow,  "Thorn's' nothing  to   arbitrate."  The babies tuny ery  when  the lire's low;  "Thoru's   nothing  to  arbitrate:" ��� sympiumes      among    mem,   ami   t  Let tlie sto-os be cold   when  the    snow ,(,ssm|   (lf* ���,.,.,.���,.,���������  iu  (IllflS    lliull, ' . . , .���!  Let  the  r.ost  King  Into as  he    hurries    ������"- "'   ��'   tho"   "���"-'���"���"���     "��"���      slil*  by, ' more, of their successors.    They have iu-  Let the mothers weep as  lhelr loved ones   fused   a  new   spirit  of   Independenco   and  .11,.  die���  Tlioro's nothing to arbitrate  ; self-respect. They have brought some of  the best men to the front, and given  them   the ascendancy  (Iuo    to   their pci^.  : sonul qua lilies and desirable in tho interests   of   "society."���John   , K.    Ingram,.  ���LL. D.     '-,.  Thero aro men  whoso faces are sad  and  wan,  Dut  "there's .nothing  to  arbitrate.;"  There  are   breasts  from  whlcli  hopo has  .forever gone,  -  Iiut  "there's nothing to  aibifate;"       ' ^^ tQ notQ ^ ^ 0   ^   ,  Thc  ones  who  uie  turning    the  humble  awav South, J. P., has been appointed by tho  May have to  appeal      themselves    some   local government     superintendent   under  day���      ,   . 1 tho Childien's Protection     Act  of    this  Will the Master then "turn 'unto to .them  and  sny*  'Theie's "nothing  to  nibilnitc "  ���Chicago   Itocoid-Herald. , ticj in DutiMi Columbia.  province.     This  g^es   him   the  light  to  . deal with all cases coining under his no-  %k  :'I  ������ii  1 '1  '��;:-{;  si  a ':%'  iiii  . ..*. i  ir*v,i  IP"  19.'-,1  _~*-*;-.l  Ma  1 id  P  1$!,  ie;fe  \m  I SI*  ra-'  ii  mi  l7f  ;|3'  l-OVfii'  i'l  ii  latg^:-  THE LETTER  P  ��<J  9S>  By J, J. a'BECKET  Copyright 19.12, by tho  S. S. JUClure Company -  *<v--><^**t>*<5**^*3>*<^*��*<Si*<5>*<33  Young Mr. Carlisle Partridge possessed an umple income ami an extraordinary talent for lhe piano. Ills  ' ambition to be a celebrated performer  occupied much of his thought and  time. Unfortunately just aH ho reached the point where ho felt wu minted  , In appealing as a professor his health  began to show signs of fulling. Ills  physician advised change of nlr and  less arduous practice.  Partridge, sought out a beautiful  country town whose air was invigorating. He engaged a large front room  nnd the use of a rear ono, which wns a  sort of country back parlor. In the former he had a grand piano installed 'and  restricted liis use of it to three hours a  day, practicing ouly tbe numbers for  liis programme.  The small community was much Impressed by this exhibition'of opulence  and energy. So was the daughter of  liis la nil la d.v;'a girl of eighteen. Hetty  '-'Humphreys was a bright and exceedingly pretty girl, who luul already  made her marl; in the little village  world by her standing at the academy.  Her mother planned for her a higher  flight at Ilolyolic college.  After a fow days the girl's interest in  tlie handsome young musician deepened. She would spend nearly all of tiie  evening hour for practice in- the bay  window, which looked out oii'the large  garden. A honeysuckle vine clambered  thickly around this window, whose  'ledge'was ouly a few fuel'from the  .-ground. .Off a little at one side vvas a  vineciad arbor.  "Ho you mind if 1 sit in tlie window  of the back parlor and hear yoii piny'.'"  ..she-asked.- "You do play so beautifully,  and of course we get so little music of  any kind here tliat it's a real treat and  ��� nn'education'for me. I'm too busy the  rest of the day lo give it attention."  , Mr. Partridge had assi'iited. witli the  proviso that she should not speak to  him until the hour was over. Hetty  promised, and when the, thing was  tried be found that she, was. as good  as hor word. In fact, when he had made  some remark to her the first niglil she  had not replied. He was so nearsighted that lie could not see well into tin*  dark opening of the window. It wus  not until he hnd closed the piano and  made another remark that lie received  any response.  "TircdV Xo, indeed, but it makes  me feel so dieamy I don't want to say  ii Word."  This wiis as good ns could be. So  the rehearsals  went  on  through   the  EVEllV .. EVES1NO   HUE   SAT   IN  THK  UAOK  I'AllLOll WrULK HU l'liAYlU).  lovely summer evenings, the musician  feeling a sort of stimulus from his  unwearying but silent auditor. Thon  came a ripple in the placid current of  his rustle experience. One morning  after lie had 'finished his practice Mrs.  Humphreys requested a moment of  speech ..with him. He assented, won-  _,dcTl_!!g_w_m___sjho could want. She was  tho incarratimM>OroS?iiu"d-c6untry=  respectability of the narrow. but Insistent sort.  - "I've got to say 'something to you,  Mr. Partridge. It isn't very nice to  have to mention it. But. though Hetty  is smart, she's only a girl and; only  used to country ways. She used to  ��� like to visit witli friends nights, but  now she don't show no disposition to  do so. It may be the music, and that's  nil. Hut she's changed since you (Mime.  She's, moody at times and thcnngaln  kind ol' giddy and excited, I've watched you. and I can see tliat you don't  take more than ordinary notice of net  P.ul when i found this in lier routn  yesterday it made me do some thinking, and 1 made up iny mind it wns  time to spoul: to you.    Look at that!"  She unfolded a while clolh and  showed a square of deep yellow silk  witli several bars of music embroidered in each corner, lu the middle tt  large ���"!���" was outlined' in the same  black silk.  Mr.  Partridge took the square, examined the musical bars and nodded  liis  head.    Then  he: looked  at Mrs.  '��� Humphreys, with a mildly Inquisitive  air.  "You seem to know them musical  figures," said she severely. "Have  they got any meaning?"  "Why,, yes. This Is from a ScotcHi  tmilnd. 'Could you come; back to mc,  Douglas, Douglas?'" He sang the  words softly. "This is from 'Carmen.' "  He sang again "SI tu m'aliucs. Esca-  uttllo." "Then this Is from 'The Bedouin's Love Song.' The last is a pas  sttge from 'A Pastoral Symphony' )  practice."  Tlie ingenuous young man reddened  uudei- tho sustained gaze of Hetty's  mother.  "It's not just fancy In me," she declared. "That poor child's in love."  "Well, that isn't such a dreadful  thing, Mrs. Humphreys, is It? Miss  Hetty is about eighteen or nineteen,  aud girls usually do fall in love about  that time."  "I'm not blaming you. But you don't  mean to say that you have any <erious  feelings for niy daughter, do yon, Mr.  Partridge?" Sho spoke with a red face,  hut fierce determination.  "Good heavens, no!" exclaimed thc  musician, with un explosive emphasis  tliat carried conviction. "What���what  kuvu I to do with il?"  She put her forefinger on tho large  funereal "P." "P stands for Partridge,  flon't it?"  Ho flushed with annoyance, but there  was no gainsaying that it did.  "it must all be a mistake," he pro-  tested. "3 never see lier alone except  when she is around when 1 play evenings, and 1 don't sec her then. She  likes to listen quietly and thun go  away. I am perfectly innocent."  Her expression had softened, though  shestlll looked worried. "I don't blame  you, Mr. Partridge, but you can see  that it must bo stopped."  He did some quick thinking. "1 can  go awny. I meant to stay two weeks  longer, but I can get off In a day or  two."  Three dnys later Hetty drove him to  the station. Her mother could not oppose this last devotion. She saw hiin  on the train. "1 am ever so much  obliged for those lovely evenings of  music," she said cheerfully, and he  could not but admire her bravery.  He hositute'd a moment and then  said, "I would really like to have the  sofa pillow, Miss Hetty."  She looked at him open eyed, then  asked quickly, "How did you know  anything about it?"  "Oh, I snw it one day," he replied  evasively. "I know all the airs, of  course, but 1 shouldn't have guessed  it was for me only for the 'IV "  She hurst,into a merry fit of laughter. "Did mother show thiit to you?  Upon my word, that wasn't for you!"  And she laughed again.  "Oh, pardon me"��� But the train  pulled up. und'he was off.  It had not disappeared when a young  follow,came out of the waiting room,  and the two drove briskly awny.  "George." she said, "that Princeton  pillow I made for you mother and Mr.  Partridge thought I had made for  him."  "Well, there's no harm In that" he  Inughed back. "If he had only known  what a good blind his playing was for  thoso evenings in the arbor, ho  wouldn't hnve nny suspicions like thnt.  But we've got to hurry to get to thc  other station. Tlie minister ls expecting us in New Haven."  "Oh, George, mother will be surprised! Do you suppose your fnther will  forgive us?"  ���if he doesn't, I can stand it. Hetty,  dear."  THE MOSQUITO AGAIN.  In the m n -he.f wheie the bullfrog slnt-s  I N me1 *)\v s*.*iei,ude.  In the *.-.. n.p- win re booms the bittern lu  th*1 fiiou.nv (ypiesa shtide  And   the  uu-itul  ulhsator  lurlts  within  the t-vei'iilado:  ln tbe clr.UTn, vvlure rainwater pours and  tilc'.vle*. down the spout;  ln st!*.��u.inl pools,  in (jr-^ies and  most  evei v v.her.* about,  The hltiuiitlilrsty mosquito from the egg Is  li.iiehhiK out.  And, once hatched,  bo camea nmohK un  wilh Ids pesky llitle bill.  And lie settle*, on our pi'ifOns. very much  uK-ilnsl our will.  And. inserting his piobosck. he proceeds  at once to drill  And wheu through oui  <>phk*rini3 he has  managed for lo bore  He tills up his litlle uiiliiss to the burat-  lni; point vvuh uou-.  This Is slih'Uy trui*. though doubtless you  ���wispeclul It belore.  you think that >ou havo i;ot blm and find  out that you have not.  for ho keeps une e.vo wide open to oludo  the sudden swat  Aud knows just bow Ion:,- It's healthy to  remain upon tho spot.  You may setcen up all your windows nnd  ban*. netting o'er your lied;  It doesn't keep Iiim out. because ho stays  Inside Instead, J  And you wake up in tlio morninp; and find I  that you've been bled. I  Blmlhirlv  you  may  smear yoursclr with  evil smelling stuff  That Is guaranteed liy druggists on moa-  ipiitocs to be rough.  Dut tbey seem to quito enjoy It, though lt  doos smell bad enough.  So he   breaks our summer slumbers' robs  us of our needed rest;  So he drives us from our porches, whoro  the vinos he doth infest.  And lie spoils the fun of lisiilns. doos this  stingulnury pest.  ���Chicago News.  LABOR AND THE ANGEL.  By Duncun Campboll Soul I.  "nave you seen poor Annette?"  "Neigh."  "Te-he! Her master is making her  wear hor last summer's hat again this  season."���New York Journal.  The Barometer Treea of Cliileo.  One of tlie most remarkable productions of the isles of Chlleo is tlie celebrated "barometer tree," wliich grows  in great profusion in all of tlie salt  marshes. It belongs to the naturrl order cuphnrhlaccu!, and is believed to be  a near relative of Siphonia elastica, the  inilin' rubber tree of Brazil. The wonderful trails of this tree were first mado  known lo white men in 1SS1, the unlive;-! informing tlie De Youug company  that both llie leaves and the bark of the  trees were never falling weather prog-  no-stieators. In dry weather tlie bark  of this natural barometer is as smooth  nnd white as that of a sycamore, but  with ilie near approach of storms these  characteristics vanish like magic.  Twenty-lour hours before n storm  breaks over the little Island the trunk  of every tree.of the species turns as  black as ebony, stive a few scattered  patches of carmine, these latter markings being supposed to foretell great  electrical dislurhnuco. The leaves, too.  which in their normal stutc hang laterally (ns they do ou ull American trees),  drop edgewise and tremble like tilings  endowed with animal life and reason.  A   Qneer  Animnl  of ?Inilagn.iciir.  One of the most peculiar members of  =the=grentifamily^of=tb_ejn^imals^Js  the aye-nyo of Madagascar. In form it  much resembles a squirrel, iu size it is  equal to a large cat and it is so shy.  stealthy and ghostlike in Its movements that tlie natives think It is a  ulnd of spirit and regard it with superstitious dread. It is related to the  temurs, but it differs from them in  many points. Its most remarkable peculiarity consists In the middle linger  of its hands, which, Instead of rescm  bllng the others, is, us Mr. Richard  Lydekker says, "extremely thin antl  spidcrilkc." Living"-lu the silent foi  csts, the aye-aye possesses ex traord I  nary ucutcness of hearing and apparently-'cun ��� locate by the .sounds It  makes In tho trunks of trees the wood  boring larvto on which It feeds. Clils  eling away the wood wllh Its teeth, the  aye-aye inserts its remarkable middle  finger to fork out its victims.  Vnlue of the Slillllnu In 1000.  We know that In Shakespeare's day.  sny A. D. HMO, sixpence a day was n  fortune for any worklnguian. say the  equivalent of ��10 per annum. A cen  tury.earlier, before tlie access lo America was open to English explorers, one  of the Ardens of Warwickshire left an  annuity of 40 shillings per unnum to a  younger son, probably the poet's great*  grnnduncle. Then if sixpence a day  would now be the equivalent of 20  shillings a week then 40 shillings per  annum would equate to ��120 of present values.���Notes and Queries.  The I'-nitli   Cure  S.-iinlvvIoli.  "This," observes my companion nt  the quick lunch counter, "is the latest  conceit of tlie purveyors to hungry  mau."  Here he showed uie two thin slices  of bread.  "Anil what Is il?" I inquired, arranging my deviled crab and lemon pie  artislically before me.  "This is the faith cure roast beef  sandwich. You know you have the  bread, but you have to turn on the  faith when you wish lo Iind the beef."  ���Judge.  Her  Cln-*-..  Moilio��� You're fond of fruit?  Clinllle-Oh. yes. anil I'm looking tor  a "peach" with a lot of ni��ue}'.  "1 wouldn't call a girl vvilh a lot of  money a peach."  "What would you cnll her?"  "A plum."���Youkers Statesman.  is  The I**-.lilor**i JoUe,  Isabel���I   think  that editor man  simply horrid.  Judith���Why?  Isabel���He pl:n*;*d the engagement announcement of myself to young Slop-  pington under tin* head ot "Business  Opportunities."���Sinai I Set.  A Part of tlsi- Cour-ic.  "And above all things." said the eni-  nest friend, "you must learn patience."  "Yes." answered the graduate. "XX'e  take lessons In Unit too. Observe the  oratory we are obliged lo listen to during the graduation exercises."���Wash  ington Star.  A   I)lNt��r<-e(   Lnvpr,  He~I love you. darling. I swear it  by those lofty elms lu yonder paik.  She���Ilon't swear by Hum1. Reginald.  He���Why not?  She���ltciM'.iKi' those trees are slippery  elms.���Detloii I'lce Press.  A~,11lH-ll-f:uril��.-l*-  "Yes."   said   the   girl  rush.  thought ruiiy.  when speaking of the dressmaker, "she  can lit a gown all right. Inn I'd hnrdly  dare trust her witli a bathing suit."���  Chicago Post.  lliiMud.  "Ill tills new book of mine ! am writing practically everything 1 I r��,>*.*."  "i suppose it will lie very shot l, won't  I? "-New York Woild.  Corri'i-U'il.  \  iXl  ifyc'iS^S     .'I |h\  1  -*<&  .<s���  Benevolent Old Gentleman���How old  nre yon, littic girl?  Ethel ��� Don't you know it Ithcu't  proper for a gentleman to nthlc a lady  her age?���Chlengo News.  "The  wind   plungca-th���  (t��p*;  And u column of leavts iu u whirl,  Like a dervish that spin..���di-ups.  With a dellentc rustle.  Falls Into a clicle thut thins;  The leaves deep uwuv one  by  one,  Hiding In hallows and ru's;  Kllcnee comes down on the Inue;  'lhe light win els flow   from llu- sun.  And jtlliitu wliere the coin s oo.l,  And strajs over the plain,  ToueliiiiK witli patches nt gold  The knolls .iml the hollows,  (.'losses  the  Inn**.  And sips into tho vv-uod;  Thon Hashes n mile away on the farm,  A moment nf liiiglitness lino;  Then tin- sold Ktliiuni'rs and wanes,  And In swept by u cluudlni; nf nicy,  I'or cheek b.v jowl, :irm in arm.  Tiie shadow's afoot with tin- shine.  The wind Mini's uia fiom lh- elm,  Then leap** tiger-sudden���the le.iv. g  Shudder up into heaps ���mil au- i-itmmt  High as the brunch where they hu.ig  Over the oriole's nest.  "Ilovvn la the sodden Held.  A blind man Is gatlieilng his rants,  Cuidi'd am! led by u gnl;  Hei; gold hair blows In the wind.  Her guiineiits with lluttir .ni'l fmi.  Leap Ule a  ling in the sun:  And whenever she stoops, she sfinns.  And they h-viip the dnrk-eo'oiv I beou  In the liariovv, row upon raw.  When It ls full to the brim.  He wheels It pntleUly,  slow,  Something oppiesslve ami itrini  Clothing Ids ligure. but she,  Peatitltidly  light  at  his :-hl'\  Touches Ills nnn with her hand,  lteady  to help ,oi- to guide;  Power and eamfoi't at need.  In the Hot of her ligure lurk.  The Pre nt the heart of the ileed,  ilio angel  that  wnlchet o'er  woik.  In the nbove lines we have. Iirst,  tli�� bnc'.grnund. shot witli u riot ot  inteiest of thu scene, a blind man  ibggMig roots in a held, gently guided by a girl. The poet (hen. In- a  piocess of imagination cnllid an.il-  ojy, uhhh regaids (he similarity ol  ��� hudow ai-d sun, descril ed a r-crfivt  picture of a Canadian mifii'in dnv,  in tl. second, :h: human element and  the "relation " o1 Ihiivif*. l.i1 ing the  component olemenl.-i of rf.il sicn.'s or  mints i.ml cninliinin^ thein anew in  lh* mind, conceives of tlie ;:iii n.su-  luvs.nting l.ove. lightening ihe t.*.!.  oi Labor, reprc-cnltil by llie blind  man.  "'I'hls is her vl-Ilile rnrm.  l'i"ii*ti*aliig the labor she love",  Keeping tIn- bicnth rf it warm,  Wailii as a ni'-illng nf dmo.  HutuMl- or hh;a or sti'iliine. .  Hers no reward nf degie.**-,  Dilelilng as  pinions  a*,  rhvuie,   '  If only the spirit  la* inn*  'I.'reit and eih'it.' she oile*.  "lids is  the  hoait-beiil of  life. . . .'  When labor is (<vin-nllod by love ^  You may see h'-r snlemlll. sei em*.  Ilf'.l'lillg   1.ll.l   b*.raiilll'.g   iib-ive.  With the justke and pi>" er i*f her ml"*i,  Win re thought has Its p*i**-l mile birlli.  Her i.nille Is the sweclesi  renown._  I'ltv the ftroke and the derr'aig-dn-,' ���  Her crown is the stauiist ,*i*own."  Tha I oet then figures unfavoiable  conditions of wor'-. wli**io the sens,s  aie (leadened by toil, und lhe pari of  Labor, "she tlie twin-sister of l-ov."  is "wiser than wise" in rifici-in;! m;>  vision sublime and encouraging stoicism.  '���So vve have conio with the bieoze.  Up to tlw! height ot the hill,  Lost in the valley trees.  The old blind tnnii ami the chit  Itut deep'-lu the heart Is the tlit III  Of the imago or cnmruillui; b*ie:  llie shape or the soul In the slnnin.  Ami the power of the llgine aline.  Stand for the whole  wnild's iiu'd;  IV:  lalior Is alu ivs blind,  Tnles.1 lis the built of the deed  Tho angel is smiling behind "  , -Slii'teb ut' Duncan Ciimp'n*ll Sroit.  Mr. Scott's poetry is tlistiiigue.iu-'tl  by marlfCd beauty of diet inn, elevated imagery and a rare tranquility oi  tho'-ieht. Ilnl moral passion rtirs  strongly vvitlvn him. as wil ness that  Ihu ellort, "'lhe Harvest.." and the  lines of "ih^ I'an.o llejjniint." lie  i.s an idealist, und iniplicity ac'now-  lctlge.s a traiiK'tii'l'-nt witiriu for the  proioi.i.d cliei-1 llu contemplation of  nature ina'-es upon him. -Mr. Scott  is a inline of Ottawa, win re hu iirst  saw the ligh:   in 1 Still,   Tie wits eiiti-  IMllll    II'     ill.1    Illib'iC   Mh.iOb,     Ol        lllj  city ,'til tit Sti nslc.id 'iVoslev.in fi.l-  1 *se. ile cuteifd tliu Ctiiiediin civil  Sijt'V i< u in a minor eaj *t*.'it.\ und has  ii tn t�� the position nl t li io! civil,  and iv rounlu.ni iti the lie(iniii<ionl of  indifiu Allans, n position he still retains. He has long bad a ctnn-c-  tiou wish Anieiicim i.-orio-Jicils. .nnl a  recovU'.ei place ainon-t th1.1 younger  po'J'-s oi lis time. In IK'.*.'* he ]fiib-  lished Ins I r-t voltime of verse, en-  til led "'lhe .Muyic llovu.e and Olli r  J'oen-.s," I'ivo .venis Inter u setnnd  volume appeared irom lite pti.ss of  t'o.iclaiid .Vi "ay. lloston. ihe lin*s  above aro o.\li'iu-liid mun litis collection, vvp.iih is naiai'il fr.��!i llie initial  poem, "J.iil:or und thu Angel."  AVlii'ii the (iluln* Was Vuiintr.  We confess that-it-is_with���some  gralilicat iim lhat the circiilniiiin of  The Ij lobe has-ic.tched ti point altogether iinpict'cdciilcd in lhe e.\pei i-  enco of Ihtnaih.iu journals. XVc uie  nnvv ciiculaliui1 of the tii-weeHy and  weekly eilition* iinileil, a little of  six thousand, nnd are daily leeeivieg  large addition:, lo our lis-t. We ln*-  liev'i; that oui' iiuinbei* of suhi-ci'ibo's  is dniilile lhat of i.ny iinpe:* publislieil  in llritish North Aineiiiii. V.'e Cnu  reuieinhur Iho tunc when the circulation of two thousand for a (iiuadiaii  licwspn* er vv.is cnnsideted veiy laige  then it was three thou.*antl anil four  thoiisantl which was to bu re.ulu-d;  and nuw thai The fllobe bus arrived  at six, vve see nothing ilillieull in ul-  taining ten thousand and notliii**;  iinpossilile in twenty.���Vioiii 'liw  lilobe of Sept.   !),   lSii'2.  Vocir l*a.  The Cenadian iinv is Iricpmssililo:  *'l say pa." ciivd litlle ; n -.by, 'lis it  right thai lluae is only one men before whom tlio King must raise his  lint?"  "N'onsiin-.ei" replied his falh*r.  "Who told .vou Ihit i-ulilii1-!.' 'I he  King need not lake oil lils hit lo  anybody. As a matter of courtcy,  of ronrso, he raises his hat lo Indies,  and leturns thc salutes of bis subjects; but there is no man living to  whom he is lo.iipc'.led to uncover."  "Hut," continued Hobby, vvho had  now got near the door, "what about  ids hairdresser, llo must uncover  tn him!    Uot yer, 'dad."  A HOUSE DIVIDED.  ATHKIt a plngponger is,        ���  Neglecting lus home una hl8*bli;  ln Ids club night and day  lie Is ever at play,  Just pausing at times {or a fizz.  Mother is studying art  In a course she vvas crazy to start.  Old musters und such.  Both Italian nnd Dutch,  Sho knows their productions by heart,  A commodore Jaunty ls Frank;  On yaehtlnR nnd yachts lie's a crank.  He has sailed twice around  Tbe blue Long Island sound  And hus much overdrawn at tlie bank.  Helen Is learning to fence;  Her furore Is something Immense.  She docs nothing but dream  Of quarto, socondo nnd prime.  And her Uesh Is all covorod with dents  Mnrglo on Rolling ls daft,  Pursuing It morning nnd aft.,  Appearing to thrive  By tho length of her drive,  But wretched vvhono'cr she has iclafik  cd.  Harold's a daring chauffeur,  A regular llond, ns It were;  His machine goes so fast  As lt tears bravely past  That nil you can see ls Its "whirl"  A slummcr unceasing ls Boss,  And, daintily lifting hor dress,  Sho trips up and down  Throughout Tenement town  On the lookout for worthy dlstresi.  Thus witness a family torn  Where eaeli to bis idol Is sworn  And thinks his own fad  Is the bost to be had  And holds all tho others tn scorn.  -Puck.  DE WAS PARALYZED  Unable to Walk or Raise His  Hands to His Head. ;  A Moro Unfortunate Caae Could Soaroely  bo Imagined Than a Husband and  Father ln This Wretched Condition.  Self Denial.  rarson���Do you go iiutomobillng on  Sunday V  "Ob, yes, but 1 never run over any  ono on that day."���New York Journal.  Ho  HeuHoncd  Wrong.  "It's all knowing how to reason,"  said the Pittsburg mau as lie sighed in  a'sorrowful way. "I owned a house  nnd lot in a town in our stato and vvas  gelling a good rent for them when a  congregation built a church right on the  line. I reasoned it out that the place  was spoiled, and wlien I was offered  thrce-llfths of its rortuer value 1 made  haste to close the deal. I patted myself  on the back over tliat bit of good luck."  "And wasn't It good luck." was  asked.  "Not a bit of IL I'm a clean thousand  dollars out of pocket for reasoning hind  end lo. Tlie chap who bought my place  hud twin babies, a piano, a fiddle and a  barking dog, and the congregation  hadn't occupied that church over four  Sundays when it raised a purse and  bought Iiim out for twice the* valuo of  the place."  Morphpnn nnd Miiltlplfcotlon.  All Knglish temperance advocate was  onco arguing the case of a public house  reform. Pressing tho matter home, he  thus addros-ied Lord Salisbury: "At  least, my lord, you will admit that a  great increase in tbo number of drinking places in a given locality is an additional temptation to overindulgence."  "Not at all," retorted Salisbury. "If  I visit lu ti home with forty bedrooms,  I feel no greater inclination to sleep."���  San h'ranelsco Argonaut.  "Limited."  "Havo you done anything to make  the human race richer aud happier?"  asked tlie big hearted philanthropist.  "Well." auswered the man with icicles In his arteries. "I haven't had  time to experiment on any member of  the human raee except myself, antl In  that connection I can truthfully say I  .liave douc_my_bes_t.'_____Vtishjngtoii Star.  Too   Much.  She (sitting up suddenly in the hammock)���How dare you kiss my ankle!  You allow yourself too much latitude!  He (in mock penitence)���Forgive me!  Perhaps 'twas because you allowed  yourself so inucli loungitudi1.���San  Francisro Town Talk.  Sol  Wholly a Siirnrlxr.  "Was his death unexpected:"  "Not entirely. 1 guess. Al all events  tbe widow had plans drawn several  weeks before he passed away for an  addition to the house to be Iml It with  llie Insurance money."���Chicago Koc-  oril-llerald.  Mi-rely a SiikkorIIiiii.  Miss i'hlrtyodd���I want to give my  fiance a surprise ou Ids birthday. Can't  you suggest something':1  Miss De Klypp-Woll, you might tell  hlni your age.���Chicago News.  At (he Automobile Club.  Saggs���Poor Scruggs is terribly blue  this morning. I hear lie ran ovcr a  man!  Taggs���No; he missed him.���Ohio  State Journal.  A Grent Tall:.  ' May���I hear Belle had a great talk  witli Harry out on the beach.  Clara���1 sliould say she did.   Why,  even her tongue is suuburned.���Life.  Oshawa, Ont., Oct. 0.���(Special)���  Tho oxporienco of Mr. Joseph Brovyj,'  an employco of tho Oshawa Mulleoila  Iron Works, should bo a lesson to  ovory sick parson.  Somo live years ugo Mr. Brown,  who is a hard-working, Industrious  and sober man, began to feel a stillness nnd soreness in tho calves of  his legs. This gradually increased  till ho had lost all power in his  limbs and arms. He could not have  raised his nrms to his head to buvo  his life and for over four months ho  could not stand or walk alone a single step.  All tho doctors treated him and  gave him up. Then ho consulted a  Itowmanvillc doctor who told him he  could do nothing for him nnd advised  him to go to tho hospital in Toronto where they might be able to help  him a little.  To the hospital ho went in January, 1898, and remained under treatment for ovcr four weeks. Twelve  doctors told him ho could not recover  and that nothing conld be done for  him. He was gotting worse every  day and when removed to his homo  in Oshawa wns live a baby unable to  move. .  His father-in-law, Mr. John Allin,  had heard of Dodd's Kidnoy Pills and  suggested that Mr. Brown try them.  He did nnd lie says ;  "T used altogether twelve boxes of  Dodd's Kidney Pills and by the first  of Mny I vvas alilo to start work  agnin in tlie shop nnd T have never  been sick or of! work n day since.  "I am sure I owe my life, h��nlth  nnd strength to that great remedy,  Dodd's Kidney Pills."  Kn'chtu of Old.  The knights of the days of tfiivalry  were so well protected by their armor  that tbey were practically invincible  lo all ordinary weapons. liven when  dismounted they could not be Injured  stive by the iniserlcordin. a thin dagger,  which penetrated the chains of the armor. In mote thnn one battle knights  fallen from their horses could not be  killed until tlieir armor had been broken up with axes and ha in titers.  Good  Coolcn.  "If till sick people bad good cooks."  says the London Hospital, "how much  greater might be llie proportions of recoveries!" Tlie, value of the patent  foods which are advertised so much  lies largely, it says, in the ease with  whicli they are prepared for the table.  A  Hull  I'urliier.  A.���That woman who Just went out  Is the partner of your joys aud sorrows. 1 suppose.  I',.���She's pari tier to my joys all right,  lint when It comes to my sorrows she  slips over to see lier mother.  Itvvt-rNcd.  Ilodrlck���Say. oltl man. you hnve  been through the ordeal of proposing.  What tloes a fellow do after he pops  the question:1  Van Albert���Why, he questions pop,  of course.  In Ills DreiuiiK.  Hewitt���When I was on the bo.it the  other night, I bail a lower berth, but 1  dreamed I was sleeping in ihe upper  berth.  .lewett���Sort of overslept yourself,  eh?  Good tnaniiei-i Is tl.e art of making  thus.- people easy with whom vve eon  verse. Whoever makes the fewest persons uneasy is the hest bred lu thv  cumpauy.  ACTS GENTLY  ON  AND  KID^ BOWEi&f!-  r      ,^5 THE SYST^ P  GLEANS EFFECTUALLY;  W  ��^>%>og$& I  OVERCOMES <(P/\Tlm, '  0,1 UAU       PERMANENTLY.  ,tsbOects'  DUY THE GENUINE -MANT'D BY  @OIRRKU|fGJirRVP@  fOg SAlE 6Y ait 0RU6GI5TS. PRICE 50c.PlR EOTTU,  eJii��&25rj__,  iwMWwm)***^ ���BsaBSjn^CT^as^  AT HATFIELD HOUSE  ENGLAND'S LATEST GRAND OLD"MAN  IN   RET.REMENT.  '  Lord Salialmry Will Spend the Host or  'Hla Dtiys In Studying Clieiufatry antl  Klectrlcily���Tlio ltoutluo of Ills Unyn  as Thoy Aro Now , l'uauctl���An lilo.il  Clotting of KxlHtt'livv.  Lord Salisbury will 'spend the rest  of his dnys at Tiutlield lioi-se, tho  home of the great . Coell'funilly. With  the exception of a brief lour uii'ihc  Continent next month, tho qjf-l're-  mier of Knglund will lomtiin in practical, .seclusion from now on.  Hatfield House, the noblest country seal in Knglund,'is but half tin  hour's journey from London, iu a  northerly direction. The gre.it  Wrought Iron igateways of the Salisbury, estate fnce tho railway station.  Hatfield House itself is but live minutes' walk from the railroad platform.  ���Lord Salisbury has long been ..desirous of leading a life of letiiement.  might years ago he became so absorbed in his private chemical experiments and tho study of electricity at  Hatfield House that ho refused to go  to London, except on the inost urgent Parliamentary business.  Since the deatli of his wife, three  years ago. Lord Salisbury has become moro.self-centred than ever. He  haa dropped from his visiting list  many of his most intimate friends,  nnd Hatfield House has become a  solemn cloister.  Lord Salisbury's study on tlio  second floor, of the great, rambling  house has been turned into a chemical laboratory. Hero the ex-Prime  Minister' spends' many hours each  day, going over chemical reactions,  and working with.. t'est-tu be and retort. Glassware of every description  litters up the room, and ho is, never  more at peace with himself and the  rest of tlm world than wlien working  out ti chemical problem.  The 'only real recreation now taken  by Lord Salisbury is an early moi n-  ��� ing spin on his tricycle. He seldom  - leaves the grounds surrounding Hatfield House, however, and since Lady  Salisbury's death, has never cycled  through the streets of Hatfield town.  Tlie only chance the friends of Salisbury will now- have of seeing him  will be at the occasional '-garden  parties"Which will bo given at Hatfield House. Here the retired statesman will appear for a few' moments.  ���..The immediato family of Lord Salisbury���that of Lord Cranborno, his  eldest son���takes good care the retired statesman is not left too much  alone or with strangers. For- some  years it has been noted tliat the  mind of the great Minister hns been  failing, and recently lie lias made" so  many mistakes, fiom lapses of memory, that he has to bo pretty carefully looked after.  The latest story going the rounds  since tlio famous mistake lie made ol  taking somcono else for Loid Roberts, after a two hours' interview,  relates.* to someone he; noticed i walk-  Jng through his library while he was  talking to his son. . As the person  referred to passed near Lord Salisbury tho latter remarked to Lord  Crtiiibornc:  "Who is that person with the  rather bright face?"  "Why, 'that's your secretary," was  the astonished answer.  -When'the question of Lord Salisbury's retirement vvas first seriously  mooted many speculations wete indulged in as to tho manner in which  he would spend hi.s time.'Sonic suggested that, as he had been interested in literature ns a young man, he  would doubtless devote himself to  writing , and political speculation.  Nothing could be farther from his  purposes. - '  It will bo ' remembered that when  Lord Salisbury began his career he  hnd;to make his own living by the  ; pen in London.. !Tho struggle was a  Very hard ono. Being a younger son,  his father had..- left, all the immense  possessioiis of the house of Cecil, together .with the title,- to the present  Marquis' eldest hi other. It was only  thiol gh the death of this brother  ���.; that the bile Prime Minister came  into his fortune.  Having hud to make his living by  writipg, Lord Salisbury holds literti-  turij-.to be a most distasteful' pursuit".'. ��� His appointment of Alfred  "Austin' to succeed Lord Tennyson ns  poet' limreato was nn expression of  the contempt in which ho held literature in general.; Outside of r.homistiy  and the study of .'physic's. Lord Salisbury cares little for mental work.  The bin dens of state have weighed  JieavJl,y___iipoii__liiin,_._niid_he_assiiinetl_  them only at the earnest, solicitation  of   tho  late Queen  Victoria.  No one cati blame Lord Salisbury  for wishing to retire from public life  to such a place ns Hatfield.  .Tho history of this famous family  seat is closely woven with that of  England itself.. In the Doomsday  Book survey, dated 1080, .Hatfield is  mentioned as containing enough land  for -10 hides, meaning from ,'1,000 lo  C000. acres, and "pennage for 2.000  hogs." So, even at tliis early dale,  the estate was.a very considerable  oue.  The first mention of Hatfield is  (luring tho reign of King Edgar,  when tiie manor vvus presented to  the Abbey of Ely. Tlie ubbey was  made a bishopric, and Hatfield became the bishop's residence. The  first 'Hatfield'House was built by  Morton, llishop of Ely,  in  .1170.  King'Henry VIII. coveted Hatfield House, which was really a palatini residence, and when Thomas  Goodrich became , Bishop of Ely,  Henry, in characteristic fashion, insisted on the bishop exchanging Hut-  field for some tracts-of land in thc  North of England,  Thus did Hatfield become rcrown  laud. Here Princess Elizabeth was  flducatcd, studying under/.Roger As-  chaih. Elizabeth lived at Hatfield in  close seclusion until the death of her  sister, Mary.  Elizabeth was standing under the  old oak treo to-day shown near  Hatfield House when the .-'announcement was made to her thnt she was  Ouecn of England.   Tho treo is much  venerated in England and is called  "Elizabeth's oak." At Hatfield  House to-day ono iniiy see under a  glass case the. garden hut which  j Queen Elizabeth wore on this occasion.  Hatfield:House came iuto the possession of the Cecils'in this manner:  When James I. was en route from  Scotland to London ho stopped at  the country estate of Sir Robert  Cecil at .Theobalds'. Ho admired the  estate so much that ho -offered to  exchange Hatfield (crown land)' for  the Cecil estate at Theobalds. Tlio  bargain was made, and: from that  day to this thu great Hatfield estate has been in tbo Cecil family.  Kir Robert Cecil, the'first Lord  Salisbury, tlio second son,of the  great Lord Burleigh, built tlio present Hatfield Houso. lie. was hi.s own  architect and spent 835,000 on the  mansion. Tho houso was completed  in 111.11,...though since that time tho  place has: been practically built over.  Tlie palace formerly occupied by tlio  bishops and Queen Elizabeth is now  used for stnbles.  ' When Queen Elizabeth was living  at Hatfield the caused her family  tree to be prepared. It is shown I o-  ds>y at Hatfield on a long scroll of  parchment, -which has two handles  for um oiling. In tliis strung-' pedigree Elizabeth tr.ues her descent directly from Adam and live, Helen" of  Troy, mythical King Arthur and  otlier weird characters.  Ina loom on the second floor of  ITirtfield House one may see the  cradle in wliich Queen Elizabeth was  rocked when a baby: The cradle has  ���on i,t:tho initials "A. H.," whitli  stand for "Anne, Regina." This  Queen was1 Anne lloioyn, one of  Henry VUI-'s unfortunate wives.  "Thus surrounded by reminders of  tho glorious part, Lord Salisbury  has chosen one of the most suitable  places in thc world in .which' to  round out his splendid career. Loid  Salisbury was burnetii Hulfuld 7*1  yoars ago. He is passionately attached to the place, and has spent  vast sums of money on Improvements ih recent years.  Lord Salisbury is devotedly attached to his littic grandchildren,  vvho reside at Hatfield House. Since  the doath of Lady Salisbury, thiee  years ago, tlio society of his daughters and grandchildren has absorbed  till of Salisbury's "family affection.  His sons, all of whom occupy important Government positions, have little  time to spend at the country seat  of the Cecil family, but Lord Salisbury's daughters look after the aged  ox-Premier with: tender s'olicitude.  Here is the manner in whicli the  retired statesman spends a typical  day: He arises early, shortly before  7 o'clock. After a light breakfast his  secretnry acquaints him with the important news of the day.,; About 8.30  he mounts liis tricycle and takes n  leisurely spin around Hatfield Park,  part of tho grounds of his estate.  Returning to the house after an  hour's ride, he receives important  visitors or messengers from the  King, Balfour, Chamberlain or  others, though lie is taking no active  interest in affairs of state.  At noon he partakes of a light repast. The hours of tho early afternoon are spent'in chemical and physical' "research, especially electrical  studies. After 4 o'clock Loid Salisbury may be seen Walking about the  grounds or sitting on one of the  terraces of Hatfield House, in company with thc , children of Lord  Cranborno, or his own daughters.  Lord Salisbury retires quite early,  seldom sitting up;after* 10 o'clock.  '   SIR G. WHITE'S PQEM;  Printed In  I.cttfrn of Cold   In ".Gibraltar  .Chronicle und Gazette.  Tt is common knowledge tliat the  army in its higher r.in'.s as well .is  its lower-.xontains pobts of-no mean  quality.    .  Thoro is, for* instance, General Sir  Inn Hamilton, Whose verses are of  remarkable fervor, lt is perhaps not  so well known that Sir George White,  th-i:'defender of l.adysmith, does not  disdain the poet's7!bays.,-The coronation number of the Gibraltar Chronicle and Official .Gazette, which is  printed iji letters of gold, on its first  pace gives thc place of honor to a  poem entitled'Edward VII. and signed Gordon.  It is doing Sir George. White no ill-  justice to repeat What is generally  known, namely, that he is an author.  There arc nidb verses. Wo quote two  or three. 'i\fs is thc first of the  nine:  Unfold lils standard!   Let it grt'ot the ihtyj  Hymn'loud mi nntlioin to the'rosnl sway  Of lOdvvni'd's .crown, the' s.vmhol.of n relL-n  That.hulls the iliuvii of:jicnco,.the end of  luiln.  Ilnil lilm, licvnrsi* guardians of our storl  _Jtpek, .-___-_ -   Spain*  nm lies hor guns to echo lineli  -shock  EAST LONDON.  Tho Eastern Quarter Not So Itud us It I**  Often Represented.  But if one knows West London at*  all, it is difficult to be without pie-  conceptions of tlio character of lhe  eastern quarter. 1 own frnniely 'to  having "conceived bf_ it as �� labyrinthine city of slums." I knew vaguely  that within half* .century il had  spread itself over a vast area to tlie  cast and northeast of tha "city" to  tho River Lou nnd beyond, absorbing  in its progiess ninny old hamlets, of  whiih such name.1, as Wapping f nnd  Stepney nnd. Ilcthnnl Green .and Spit-  alfields and Isle of Dogs cling to  one's memory. Hut it is*not a lillje  strange, vvhen one thinks of it, thai  u trip through East London sliould  bo. regarded as sotnolhing of an adventure. Bcspcrato crilnes have'been  committed there, and criminals'-''arc,  no"- doubt, Io be found>' llr-rc',.. hut it  would l;e dillicult to discover'a.suction of London of width the same is  nol true. Th:!��� trullris, if.-there"is,  a single quality which eminently  chin aclerixcs East London, it is that  of 'respectability.  It is easy to account for ah: outside-reputation for viciousness. The  I lipid giov, th of the city nnd tlie  fcniful cong-'.sliim tliat has here ard,  tliere ."manifested itself have; boon iic-  loinpanied by outbursts of vice and  irime that havo taken at limes appalling forms. A series of murders  which horiiPcd lh' world win. fir  'to create the iiupicssinn of a di"per-  uto community. A search fur a.'lvi n-  tui-o took .often, the form of 'oxpet i-  tions through the Easl-cn.l undo.* police protection- Not oniy i.s police pip-1  tertion no longer nvdetl, it is no  longer to be hid in ihe form of po-  lice-coml-Jct for pm-lics of sluininci's.  The prcf-i nt authorities at .Scotland  Yard, decline lo foster' vicirinsn-iss or  even its appearance, by h?lping to  create a demand for il in the interest  of'morbid'curiosity. And wlijn-"companies of largess-dispensing siglil-  scers censed to pass nightly under io-  lice guidance throrgh parts of I'.nsl  London, the city assumed its natural  aspect, (lie aspect that all who l-now  it knew, it to be normal to it, that  of perfect safety arid of a degree of  respectability ra-her to distinguish il  among all quart ers of London. I  personally have never seen at any  hour in .Vhitechapel. nor through .till  the length of Hiie End Road, nor in  Lemon street, o faint suggestion of  tho nightly horror of Piccadilly and  Regent streot.���Krom "Anion-I London Wage-Earners," by Waller A.  Wycl.ofT.  thi:  No terrors theirs to insir the happy cnll.  Their'.warlike'chords   In   perfect   cn'dciiee  fnll.  A moment   stay    the    suns, the people's  cheer:  A sweeter voice steals softly on the ear.  Herald of Iflin vvho hade, the win* to cease  Whispers.   ".My   clowning   nlfl   i-,   perfect  ponce."  ���The Spanish buttery at Algedrn-s llreil  salutes.  Surely the notice of intense relief  at the dawn of peace is very personal aiid very pathetic, But the whole  poem is a delightful tribute of national relief uud thanksgiving al tin*  King's recovery:  Hut ns the tried itohl emerRes purer sll!l.  ISO,   too,   our  Kin*;,   liy    (Soil's  control Ii'ik  will,  Deeper In Kiujlnnd's heart through  weeks  of pain,  Stiinils crowned   to-day,'mid ' nil;,our'own  nijtiiii.  ���London.-Midi.  Where tlio Day C'lmnpcF.  Longitude, you know, is tlie distance aiound the earth from east  to west, and by common consent this  distance is reckoned' from (ho observatory , at Qrcenwiih, England.  The wholo circumfci ence of ,the earth  is leckoncd as DOO degrees," the one  iiundred and eightieth'degree, half  way round, being exactly on the opposite side from,Greenwich. So tliat  when wc speak of a place as being 75  degiees east vve mean 75 degiees  east from Greenwich, and 75 degiees  west is 75 degrees west of Greenwich. Tlio point exactly opposite to  Greenwich, on ,11)0 other side - of tho  earth, therefore, is 180 degrees oast|  and also 180 degrees west.  Now, this point, or meridian, is  the place wliere, by universal consent, the day changes, nJid it is called the '.'international' date line. Let  us sec how the change is made, and  note some' of the curious conditions  that the change gives rise to. Suppose two ships are sailing toward  that line, one sailing east and the  other west. On the ship sailing toward the cast the day is Sunday: on  the ship sailing towned the west tho  day  i.s "Monday.  Suppose, further, that it is 0  o'clock in theinorning,, and at that  houi* both ships stop, one east, of the  line, tho other west of it, but within  hailing distance of each other, lt is  0 o'clock in the morning, remember,  ns indicated by the sun, but on one  ship it is Sunday, on th�� other it is  Monday, for the day of the week nnd  the day of the month both change at  thnt. line.  , Then the ships sail on',.-nnd. Hie instant they cross the date line the olio,  going east 'chnnges the day from  Sunday to IMondny, unci the one going west, changes tlie day from' Mnn-_  dnv to Sunday; so that the first Miip  gains a wholo day and the last ship  loses one.  ���'nnl  nlii'h  pus-  Ho Couldn't , Keclprociito.  A Yorkshire farmer was-nsked to  tho funeral of a neighbor's third wife,  ami. as lie had attended'the funeral j  of thc two others, his own wife was  rather surprised when he declined this  invitation.  On being pressed, he gave his reasons with some hesitation.  "Woll, thco ��ecs. lns-s, it makes a  chap feel a bit awkward like to be  alius accepting otlier folk's civilities,  when he never has nowt o' t' soourt.  of his own to'ax 'em back to."���London Tit-Bits,  ;'. A   Ufllllllllt l'llnmiBO.  '-. From 'I lii.Times', re.vorbof t  review, b.v I he A l< ing.: of-Vtho  troops the following-brilliant  sage may he 'extracted:-���'.-.  ! What, traditions these troops cat*  jlcdJ.iiiithei.i=j:oGOLds,=Av.haL=nien!OR7f=,  ins of a 'century of wur nuclei- Lhe  eastern sun: evm 'of .modern times;  what stirring histories belonged to  ��� the row of medals which nppctircd'On  nearly every breast. .11 will sullico.  to refer to peihaps thc most .'picturesque incident in Ihnt brilliant march  past, llie "passing of the ancient colors or .thi.; 2nd Gotirkhas, the regiment  of which llie King .is* honorary Colon"!. 'Ihey curried twosets of scorer rt and tattered ribhini on ��� poles;,  'lhe first hadheen "carried by the regiment from IS'l-l to ly.'iO, through  ihe bloody campaign of.the ."-'iiilej���  llie caniagi*-swept (ield-i of Allw.'tl iind  Sobraon. ' What a record of heroism  lies wound among, thu blackened silks  of those color.s! The other set hnd  been carried by the sanie regiment  Ihi'oiigh tl;e struegle of the, .Mutiny..,  und laid lietn planted upon, the shot?  liven ridge al Ilellii. And Ihere were;  men .supporting tho King at tliis review who bail seen thjm planted  there. ;. Is it. to bo wondered thiit every hind was rnised in unite snlulo  When those wnr-scarred iinrbiti.wi's cf.  victory were carried past the King?  A Collrdtlel-utu Hunt.  Lord Rosebery ono time sat next  to a farmer at his estate dinner, and  the confiding man whispered to the  host when the ice pudding was  brought, "The pudding luis been  frot'on.", The ex-Premier, thanking  the farmer and looking surprised,  called lo a waiter, said something  nnd then turning to the fnt met*  tiguin, said, "They tell me the pudding has been frozen on purpose!"  HIDDEN  NEWS.CHANNELS.  It��iiiiirlialile Rapidity  in  tho  Dissemination of Neut���Alllbs Know Meliot-i-apli  1,000 vchi's Ago and Uncil It.  'Ihere have always been prophets in  the world vvho have professed lo be  able to predict the course of events,  and whose pretensions have been  more or less successful, says The London Spectator,.-but there is another  phenomenon which not unfroqueutly  forces itself upon the notice of Europeans In their dealings wilh men of  otlier races, and this is the extraordinary and accurate knowledge which  tliey sometimes pev^cs.s of events !iu]i-  peii'iic at a distance, und of vvhieh  they cannot apparently have received  information through ordinary, channels of communication, though when  n.'w.s of the events suh-eq.'omly arrived it fully confirmed tlie native  rumors.  Somo yents ago vve remember rending a 'statement that ul. the time of  the disasters in \fghunistan in IS 12  'it.was reported that lhe v.'hole.British army had been annihilated with  the exception of one inan several  days before the' Euiopeun- received  tlio news from other sources. Jf thi.s  story stood alon** it might hnve been  imagined that a pre-arranged plot  liad'bc't'n,!(novvnlin India." but similar  stories are not infrequent. A lady,  writing ,in The Spectator of Kob. 15  last, nun.ions tli.it tlu death of the  Ameer oi Afghanistan was known in  tho bafutirs in October; 1901," well in  advance of the ollicinlmcws, and also  that vvhen Iho' Rouhiania was wreck-  id it vvas known on a Saturday that  a big steamer carrying piece-goods  had been wrecked in the Red Sea,  though thengenls of thc lino did not  receive the news till tlie following  Monday. News travels witli equal  celerity-in: Africa. We rend in Wilson's ''Behind the Scenes in the  Trnnsv.ia!"'���"Aga>n and again have  Kudus reported events hours and even days before the Hews1 conld possibly liave got thiough by the oulin-  ary channels. I remember, for example, Iiow tho Kaffirs -in Pretoria,  detailed:thc account of. tliii capture of  Malaboih at least four,.hours be-fore  tho first telegiain arrived in Pretoria,  and numbers of people who have  I asscd through tlie experience of native wars in 'South Africa hnve''testified to similar instances. Jt nitty Le  that lhe items of news are shouted  from hill lo hill, as suggested by  some matter-of-fact pei sons who do  not know" the Kafiir or his country.  I*ut it is p.issing .strain1;! thai no  vvhito person ever appears to hive  hoard this shouting.' not even in districts where every, vvhiteinan"t.n'ler-  stun-ds the Kafiir l,ine,iuigo a�� thoroughly as his own. Whatever th1  line explanation may be, it has not.  been bioufJil forward .tot. nud th1  fact remains lhat the Kufi'ir:- have  some menus, unknown to whites, by  v hi h they urn triin-*mit intelligence  vast distances under conditions that  piccludc the possibility of their having any agency tliat we arc familiar  with." J  Tho present writer lias been told by  a friend who.knows South Africa well  lhat it is there said that the'lvatllrs  have a peculiar hind of horn that can  be heard at an immense distance, nntl  ���is used to transmit intelligence (presumably  by a  code of   signals),   but  lhat ih> sound vvouid nol  be noticed  by anyone who did nol know ivhnt. it  was:  and that news thus icteived   is  taken   up and    'disseminated ..hy runners.     Jlitt   this seems to he popular  rumor, and con'ectiire rather thnnex-  jilanalion.      We believe   lhat,   during  thc   .Vevv Zealand war it was cunally  impossible for  tbe British  troops  to  carry "ottlnn.v  movements  unknown  to tho natives, who were always fully  in'ormed  of or prepared  to meet  tbem.    This is no new thing in war.  for wc arc told that when the Kir:^  of   Syiia  cilied   together  his  people  and   inquired who had  betrayed    his  plens to the enemy, one of tlietn iin-  siveied.S'.None, my.lord, O King; but  Elii-hn, the piophet tbnt is in Israel,  ti-llctli the King of Israel  the words  that  thou speukelh in  thy  bedchamber" (2 Kings, vi., "!:>).    In thc same  way tho attempts of dating travelers  to penetrate into Thibet, 'without, permission''have usually:failed, for however carefully they may have arranged  then- plans,  they n"e always met  nt th: most unexpected places by thc  'ihibetnn     guards.'    who make them  pri. oners, or compel them to retain-  'lhe   heliogrnj h was employed    by  the    Arabs   to transmit    intelligence  fi nm  city  lo  city-throughout    their  Empire", nine Iiundred years ago;  and  there    i.s    a   ci.riou.s passage in    the  writings of.'Cornelius Agrippa.    whej  lived 'about.-.the'same time ns Henry  VllL...which may relate to. the .heliograph  (the..moon    being substituted  J\u*_lhe*_smii_us ._i__.>__i_n_']__ lo throw thc  uninitiated' olT  the  track   of  the secret). or else may relate tn >o:ne other  more nr less .similar means nf irnnv-  tiiiltiiij iiitelliei'iae. probably derived  f'Otn      nn icnl   MiiiiTi**-.   which     cnnie  down . to   the   time  of   Agrippu,     but  whicli  did  not 'descend  to  our   own  time.    .Agrippa alludes to  the inngii*  lantern niul th,.* camera, ohsenra. and  proceeds:      "If anyone     should  take  iienges ai'lilii-'inily painted, or writ I i'n  letters, mid in ,\ iliac light set them  a* n list, the beams  of  Ihe full   union.  who.'"1-' resemblance.heiiig multiplied in  llu1    disc   iind  caught   upwards,  anil  ,**e:!e*i(d  'nv:i: again  wilh   the. beams  of lh1 moon, any other inan thnt is  privy   lo   lite   ih'nf.   .tl   a   Imn;    distance, sees, reads uiitl knows them In  Ilia very compass and circle   of.the  luoon,.whicli art   uf .declaring sorrels  is',' indeed  very  profitable- for towns  and citii1:. that   me besieged,  being u  tiling   which    I'yth.ieorns   long since  did'often  do.  an.I  which  is not    unknown  to some in-these'days;'Twill  .'tot. eicepi   mvself" ('-Three  Hooks of  Occult    I hi'osoj by.".   London.  KI51,  pp.- ;.I5-I(i).     Heri..'. wo .'have  nothing  more,  whatever nitty, lie thi! renl plu-  noinenu alliuled tb;  than some 'optical.' contrivance on the same footing  with the magic lantern and the camera obstiura.  THE CITY.  Twilight aliove the church's dome;  To cover the right', conns down,  And along the vvuya of the warming tovrn  Tbe'crowds at dusk uro hustling home.  A  thoii?nnd lights nre strung ulcnjf  The hiiivvlliig,  liustllns  tlo:*iiuglifiircs;  Aud nliove the yell of a hawker's wares,  lliiuil-orgiiu iniisic nml ��� shrllllii" soiu;.  -Midnight along the' city street:  The ghire of lumps nnd the Hush of gems,  I*'nlr, proud women with trnlliii:; hems���  ".Vriillh-horn     and     Kutter-horu,     pnsslng,  meet.  Laughter niul roses iind djliig mirth,  A cloak wnippud close round her scented  hair:  In ft darkened dnnnvny,: mmnl,*jn',* there,  A he-ggitr is crouching clesq to eiirtli.  Clri'.v. cold diivvn o'er the stretching roofs;  Silence iilong the empty streets.  Xo sound, no stir the sti'iiiiieil onr greets,  Stive tin* trick-track of a lioi'ic's hnnft.  (ilioitty -ind large through the misting rain,  A  iii.irM't iv.igiui .-mil  iiiuil.lliig r-iris;  A slu-III-Mowii wills! 1", the cltj* st.wts,  Awakes, thrills thru: s niul flic again.  ORIGIN OFTHE RC5AF.Y.  'An Interesting legend Associates rt Witli  tiCu'.'land uf Jtii.:*..  Tracing the origin of tho rasary  btie'k to limes and places fur tuti.ote,  leather 'lhuu-ion, who rcn-.l n paper  before the Society of Arts, jointed  out, that it would bo a groat.mistake  to suppose thai the use of he,i*;ls for  counting pr.-.yiTs uns'pi-iuli.ir to  Iho Catholic f b"i*ch or Wus of com-  PaiatneJy modern dale. To determine ut what time* the name rosary  (ltisonkrniis'.) was iutioducid is extremely dill-cult. Ciailands of roses,  i'mplying a rcfertucu to the term rosary, were a conspicuous featuic of  pictures and tablets of the fifteenth  century, but before ..this', no clear examples arc foiiht'Omi'njf-. Al that  epoch il was common for both men  and women in o'idiniiry life to wear  garlands of flowers uud to place them  as a mark' of respect, upon the heads  of persons anel statues. Father  Thurston is 'strongly' in-.-iinert-to believe that its application to the particular devotion now uncL-i* discussion 'was'mainly ..'due to the.7 popularity of a stoiy of a certain garland  which cun be traced very. much earlier j  than the Word itself in almost overy  part of the Chrisliiin world. The  name must have come from tlie story,  and the siory was not evolved out of  nh already existing name.  The legend in question is briefly  this: A youth was accustomed to  make a vyreath of roses or other  llowers every day and to place it  upon the head of: Our Lady's statue.  1 Ie became a monk, aiid inthe cloister his occupations no longer permitted him to observe this pious practice. Being much distressed, he asked counsel of an aged priest, who advised him to say his Avcs eveiy  evening, which Would be accepted by  Our Lady in lieu of the garland.  This tlie young man faithfully "observed until one day while on a journey he bad to pass through a lonely  wood, where robbers were lying in  wait. Quite unsuspicious 'of their  presence; he suddenly remembered that  his Avcs were not yet said and forthwith stopped to say them. , Then, to  vtheir sur; rise, the robbers saw a  most glorious lady stand before him  and take one after another from the  lips of the kneeling monk-fifty beautiful roses, which she wove into a  garland and placed upon her head.  The robbers, conscience stricken at  the vision, wore all converted to a  better life, and ihoinseKcs soon after  entered, the .'monastery.���London' Telegraph.  . Mr. Alfred Mosclpy.  llr. Alfred Aroseley; vvhp ut' his own  expense is organizing a commission  of trades unionists and captains of  industry., to visit the United-."States  to study as well the relations between, capital and labor as educational nn:l commercial-methods', made a  fortune in South 'African'mines, and  retired from business at the age of  forty, Tie has. been made g CM. G.  ��s. a reward for his donation of the  Piincess Christian Hospital for  Woundod Soldiers in Nntal.'tor*.llose-  ley. -when in New-York some months  ago,, said thnt.the success of the Aift-  i-ritnii business ni.in wns largely clue  .to the fact that- h's Iirst and only  thought is business, while the Englishman values his business .success  only as a means to nn end. "Sport,"  says llr. Moseley, "is the ruling passion in England. It is riot', uncommon to find business nien'absent from  their olliccs for three days attending  a cricket mulch, or golfing, or shooting." There aie those, icplies The  London Star, vvho will answer that  this is better than staying in ollire?  to pile up-dollars.beyond their power  _cif__siHJHljJg_by__l_he_rii_hle.<-s_setiera:-  ing out of .smaller or. less, scrupulous  traders����� h'e h seems to be the only  American business ideal.  RAVEN3PUR.  Waves  of the  North   Soil  Now   Itoll I'u-  hrokon Whore   It Stood���No Mun  Clio Tell K.v.ittly the Spot.  England has lost and gained more  things thnn trade in the centuries that  are passed. .N'o fewer than I lnce important expeditions that overturned  one dynasty ,'iu d 'yet up another  started their successful course at  HavoTispur, says Thc London Daily  (!r.-iphir, nnd yet no man can tell exactly  where Huveuspur vvas.  When Todward P-alliol assembk>d his  2,.r>('0 men in l'M2 for the comiuest  of Scotland, he assembled them and  cinhaikisl at Hav-ispur Mien tliii-  ry.Iiollinghrok.lv Duke of Lancaster,  camo to Kugliuid in- the beginning of  .Inly, ISO!), he landed nt Kavciispur,  where he was quickly joined by the  Karl of Northumberland and Harry  Hotspur, liis son. and soon there wero  00,000 men round him, anil all Knglund at his feet. And yet .'again, on  M.i.eh 1-1, 1-171. K n,' Edward IV.  lauded at Ilnvenspur. waited two  il.iys hi di.sippoinliucnt-ih.il l'ngl.inei  did nol tally to Iiim as it had dono  to 1'enry IV., then ho inuiche.l to  Ilevetley and \o.*k. but he lonlrivvd  to wrrsl the crown from U'nry VI.,  ns���'"i.lonry -VL's .'grandfather''..' hud  wrested,it. from Richard XI.  Lii lie" did- ilie^e princes and their  l.iiightly followers think lhat the  place they landed vvouid, dis*-ol\e in  a sra mitt, .*,nrl 1)*J altogether lo*-t,  to , I'-nn bind,, 'iiut. - like.'.''old.'Don wi eh.  Heculver ant! Lyonnossc, it has gone  beneath tlie waves, so that the v .i  now washes wh��re the King pranced,  nnd lia'venspur is confounded vviili  Haverser Odd or Itavensiod. which  was a distinct place, and in its day  a prosperous seaport, but is now hidden under tho sand between Spurn  Point nn*:LSunk Island, at the menuh  of tlie llumber. Shakespeare mentions rjavenspur at least six times in  his plays "ot Tiichard 11. and Henry  XV., and again in Henry \'L, but it  must, hav* been washed clean awhy  when Shakespeare Wrote, and the" interesting : point for to-day is lhat  them are still several doomed towns  on the east coast lhat the sea seems  epiito���determined to swallow tip at no  'distant', period. One; of these is  Soiithwold on the Suffolk coast; allot hor is Hornsea, on the coast of  Vorl->hiio, and Withcrnsca, a litlle  Timber south, while at Pnnvvich, a  little south of Southvvold, theie is  hiidly anything left to swa'iow, excel)) Iho last dismantled pool tuin of  a church, lh' last ol the many  churches which onto ado n.d this  ancient capital of East Aiiglia.  ,j KlIhlllllR.  Barber���How's the razor,,sir? Customer���Hidn't know livvas being shaved. Harbor- (flattered)���Very glad,  I'm sure, sir. Customer���X thought  I wa�� being sandpapered.���Pick-fie-  Ud.  Ki)*;l!Uid's I*'lg <;iird*!iis.  The iinlustry of fig culture in Britain may be saiti to be centred in  Worthing,- though how this neighborhood should come to possess the  most, extensive fit. orchards it, is'hnrd  to Miy- 'Tho.sc vvho never have hnd  nn opportunity of visiting the Worthing lig urchurds would'be'astonished  to learn of the size, age ami vigor  this tree attains there, l.ven���in crot-  t.ige garden1] in tlm immediate neighborhood lhe lig tree thrives remarkably well. It. is in nnd nmttuil Ihe  village of Somiiling thai the chief  market supply ot ligs is '-obtained, 'lhe  I roes are here .'planted in groves, irregular now because some have elkd  and been replaced by yotineor trees,  and mnny of I hem are .twenty feoL  high and us many throu- h. They are  not. allowed to grow higher .than this;  otherwise the labor of gathering the  fruit would be -increased. ��� 'London  Standard.  War LessCivllizccl Than of Old.  Accoiding to a Bcng.il native paper, war is less civ ill id in these!  diys than of o'd Tt "t n .irtlis a set  of i tiles put port ing to be drawn up  by opposing l.cnuiale in anmnt India before war vvas dt-cltuid  (1) Animosity must end vvith the  war, when the coinbainn's must regard one another as uiei*ils.  (2) The      tight    must   le between  eipials,  thnt      is     to say. charioteer-  must | fight    the- charioteer,    cavalry  vvith cavalry, infantry with infantry,  etc.  ((3") A man who i.s not --tr*n^ enough lo fight should be allowed to go  SCOtrfrCO.*1 _        ,     - ,  ��� ll No mnn is'to be struck without  pievious ni.'d distin-t   warning.,'  (-5) A nian who shows nervousness  in war should not be intoifeml vvilh.  (t'i) No one is to be (a!.en a prisoner unawares on any account.   , '  (7) Mo man who has hem' deprived  of his arms or armor, or is badly  iiiined, should be hurt.  '(Si The jeisons of Hie following"  classes of people are to be considered  sacred* (n) Thc man who drives a  chariot, (b) the hearer who carries a  wounded man; (c) the surgeon; (d)  tho military bandsman  tl)) Two are not lo nllack cne.  (10) No tricks I'ninbu.slies, etc.) are  to be allowed.  Dodirinic ii I'n.niUi*,  ,'The youthful attorney secured a  verdict in favor of tin- InMininn  charged with murder on the ground  of temporary insanity, lie "did not'  meet", his client again for several  months, when the following remarks  were exchanged between ihem.     *  "Well, Pat, isn't it about time you'  gave mc that oxlra 5200?"  "Faith, an' what two hoontlred is  thot'?"  "The $200 you promised if I saved  that worthless neck of yours."  "Sine,   mi'    did  Oi '''"promise  thot?  Oi don't ramiiiih'er."  "Why, Pat, you promised it me."  Pat 'Scratched hi.s head for a mintito  und -then with a smile outlawed the  claim with tlie remark:  ���-'(Ih;���wellr-bul-ye���kiiuvv-0i��� was-  cr.-uy   thin."  A Ith. Tlmt Cannot Fly.  Who knows of a bird Uiat cannot  lij".'  Even a tame goose can fly, though  very awkwardly. But 1 know of one,  the auk,who ennnot lly at all, for  his wings are too short., and tho  Poor fellow's legs are so short-'niid  are sot so far back tbat he can hardly walk. How, then, does ho get  about nnd Iind his ��� food? An old  Irish sailor nine years ago explained  Hint "nil their wnlkin' vvas done by  svvimmin'." Tlu-ir. broad webbed feet  aru good ours, and their short wings  nre useful paddles. "They get over  the ground by swimuiin', wliich is  the best way for tbiin, seein' tho  ground where they live is mostly  weal her."  Jooburg.  Johannesburg is called for sake of  ;brovity by those who reside therein'  Jo'burg," but, adds a South African  (Jot-respondent, "not Joe-burg, as  they are careful to tell you."  Nevertheless we predict Joeburg it  wiir^bo called'and written in a very  brief period of time. There is no getting away from its singular though  fortuitous appropriateness.���London  'Ex cross.  Donald's Itc.'iKoii.  Hona'd arrived late at his work,  utt'l the. brow of his employer ominously contracted.  "Oh." mid Donald, gnyly and unconcernedly, "siie's a pioml mon th'  clay, a piood moiuth' day."  "-Mint has happened," asVcd the  iinpltyci". "to mako.you feel to confoundedly pioud all.of a -'sudden?"  "On, yes," ci ied Ilonald, "she's  verr.i piood th' -day, verrii prood.th'  day."  "What is it, man?" demanded the  employer. ,.     >.    ,  "Hoots, toots, mon!" cried Pon-  aW, with great fervor, striking his  bosom, "she's nntther foi ther th'  d*\yl"���London Globe.  Ah  m  if  I  lip  I  ''W  ll  M  ill  ll  Sill  W THE INDEPEN'DEN.l.  SATURDAY.......'.NOVEMBER' 15,  1902  THE xi  PUBLISHl'.l>     n *.i  TH11BSTS Ol  THB HTORPENUK.N *  P.\n>  sDEISiT.  t   IN   THE IN-  u MASSES  -HINTING COM  ��� a rush of thousands to tho folds of the   Siberia.    Tho w*us*e-earner8 there are par-  1 new  western party. j <>'  ���-"'�������� *����< need all the political phy-    .-.iu   tlio Cnnmliun  Socialist II.  can   give  A   WESTERN' PARTY. ! iliem.     The   treatment  mny   seem  harsh  ,.    -. ,      to cultured neoplc, but drastic doses liko  bountiful   harvest   thut   Manitoba   l�� cuiu.n.u pioi  njoye.l    this  l"s-> l,ut u-v thu L'1"  BASEMEN'I       .*.' ..ACK      HLOCK  HASTINGS S'l ItKET.  VAN-  OOl'VER. U. C.  SUBSCRIPTIONS   I.N'   AliVANCI*..  A w.'ok, f- eents; inuiitli, !.*> ivnta; lliret*  months, 33 cents: six months, Im cents  one year, ���'1.36.  ENDOrttfKIJ HY 'fill*: TRAPES AND  I-iABOR COUNCIL, TIIK VANCOUVER t.fVttint I'.WVl'Y AND THK  BUILDING TRADES COUNCIL.  The'Independent cun iilvvays.be  at Galloway's book store, arcade  lm*  SATURDAY  .novi-:  IMItK  It   1.1,  l'.inj  tup:  ! 1'.  1'.  1*.  Wo  coiigrutulat.  e   the  Joc'lll  I'rov  tnciivl  Progressive  Party  upon  i     its  form  iation  bi this city  lust  veei'k  The oilieers  elect-  ed arc nil good and tried men in the  movement of progressive politics. There  is a I'eeling of unrest throughout thb  province in matters political. And the  solution of the whole problem lies. *n  men holding just such principles as aro  enunciated in the platform adopted at  the Kamloops convention. The party, is  gathering in 'strength . throughout the  province, and, as usual., there ure a large}  number of good men wJhi are. awaiting  an opportunity to take a leading part  in the proceedings ' of the party of tho  people.V , At Vancouver the''progressive  spirit has always been in the lead inthe  provimv, and the indications are that it  will maintain this reputation by placing  a full ticket al ihe approaching general  election. It is rumored that it is the  intention of the local government to Call  the  session, early  sent to. parliament a scheme whereby*  practically the whole nothern portion of ���  the ��� province will be given -as a bonus  to the promoters of the proposed Canadian Northern line of raihviiy, und ot  ���course go.smash and appeal to Oie coun'  try.._���>. The     fact  that  the  big  loan  The  und   tho   Territories  have  year has  produced  a condition  of  pros-  perity   thut  seems  to   herald  an  era  o  great expansion in the west wilh a relative  extension   in   ils  vovumereial   impoi-  taure  antl   political inlluence.     With    the  additional   representation   that   the  West  will receive after the passage of the next  'redistribution   bill   through   the house  uf j Vttncouvot  commons wo .should become a really po  tint  factor  iu   the  political  economy  of  tho   Dominion.  What many in liritish Columbia would  like to see would "be the formation of an  offensive und defensive nlliunce among the  represeniatives from the west, extending from thefryukon to iMunitoba into, a  purely "western party" whose unity in  action would insure a proper and seu-  oits'ieivgiiil.KHi.'oi the'needs and the capacity of greater Canada on thm side"  ni' i lii. great laki.s.  fc>uyh a combination representing.twenty-live constituencies, or . therenbouts,  woulil'wield an elfectiy-e vote in the fed-  era! parliament that no party, howevei  strongly i.-ntrenched in power, could ignore  The experience of years has proved  conclusively that until such united and  urastiu action 'is taken that.no matter  which party may be in-power tho west  will never be more, or at least for generations to come, ' than the scene of  "pleasant recollections'* lo a few cabi-  m:i ministers who may 'make au occasional perfunctory visit to what they  ure< pleased to call the "Wilds of  West" us explorers who . are about  discover some new, strange, and inter  esting. people., Tho present dissensions  tliat prevail in Kastern Canadian politics and which have resulted in Mr.  the     cabinet  adian Socialist aro  ;.   necessary to eradtcalu severe cases. Were  f   unionists   to   support   their   organs   one-  tenth  as much  as do the socialists, papers avowing the cause of trades unionism  would  nourish.     The socialists now  havu four papers in  Canada���the Nunai*  mo   Clarion,  the  Western      Moceulist    ol  Toronto .Social  Justice,  and  .the  Canadian   Socialist.     Wu      wish   thu  new  \ em ure 'success.  the  to  QQ~9-9-*P*4)f-<  ���m���9,*9/-*A.-  The provincial government has but a  mitchinc for registering the Will of the  C. 1'. It., as evidenced by its actions  re the Columbia and Western subsidy  act amend mint, which was introduced  during the la it <-ession. The ministers! \  weie httoin udw-eis oi the hfiiLuminl-��� -  governor. They had violated their  oaths of uillce in that they had given  his honor untruthful advice as to certain alleged facts and had by this means  induced his honor lo transmit u mesHUge  to lhe house recommending a bill, which  in its preamble contained false , Ktale-  'meuts of facts. 'J'he government sought  thereby to mislead thu legislature and  secure'the passage of an act; to legalize  oue'Df the most barefaced attempts nt  robbery and spoliation of the province  of some 1)00,000 acres of its >* most valuable coal and oil lands. Had the. legislature done its whole . duty these men  would have been impeached,���John Oliver,   M.  J\  V.,   lo his constituents.  | Sal urday  Night  Specials  30c Ribbons for 17 J-2c  9 $1.25 Ladies'Vests for 75c Z  85c Ladies' Hose for 50c  !  rnite'.s   resignation   irom  ! hiivc ulVoriieil   tlur west  an   opportunity,  i"for pressing its claims U|K>n the government,   that  should  be  promptly   gruspeiT  uy   all   ti-ii-'-   vvesteruers   irrespective     of  i   ���J '''��'ty "fe��li��l!-     T|1U"SI-''**'"510 o(  "��� n<:W  ���   January   ami   P-1 j.,^,  JllllllBlor. (H���n���rablQ. Mr.   I'rcfon-  tiiiiie)   at  .Montreal  espousing   the cause  of "a protective Uu-ilT is significant. That  iVientlemai.  says: ."1 hold  the; same view  ~on the tariltns that on whleh.I.appeah  Veil (or support.to the electors, of.liaison-*  "   neuve.in ISOlV.yfHho protection ,10 , the.  _     - 7,   '���:-    ,-. .. ���'  -."Witiinato     iuilustries;.oif..Canada.",   "Vf  ?3,OO0,000 vvas just,puty .^?^ypA,^i^^-;iiai^ views, on this  othor. .1* on a'-OS-raU I.;a���:_tad.���Uon!^iiu -' ^ - -^.-:- thos0 cx.  ot, a,.; early,session. * ileiuivvhile; the big.. �� V- ' y Mr/ Tarlc; for, wl,ich, his res-  n.ines and;other works are tivlie'practi: '-[f^'^'y^^J^ was cal-  cally closed1 down to make a sort of     a-��� igiiu-utm  *  temporary business-'depression, in order  to. induce the masses to elect "the .^ government candidntes on the promise of  good times. To say the least this is a.  hellish plot, which iniist be checUmated  at all'costs, aud the party ' that  only do; it is the progressive one. .,  led for. So,fur as the liberal party aud  its pledges arc. concerned those niade to  tins iwoyince were simidy myths. The  ���of that party promised us ac-  representation, which we  , -.Wu were promised a $o00  Chinese entering this cotin-  have not got.'    The  leaders  tive; cabinet  can   huve uot got  . .,;. poll   tax   on  , Word comes from tiie interior^that^hc^try/.>hiyh  also   we  Progressive  party. UiWis;in.a,h6aU  stat..  likewise a:sin,ilarreport;;;comes\labor,(Mn,^  from;,Victoria.; which latter;   place ^hey:  tried-    lo ,do;1hi.,,dul^,hc was jcliuvLd  open tonight  with an address , by    Mr _  Thos.   ilrownlee,   un   old' railroad, man, j "soldier ...     , �����tihm  ' slni  been   retainedm  his  position  from  ollice.   , Had Mv. Bremner been  .  a  for .the liberal  party _he would  well known in H. (J., and very soou Mr.  Smith Curt.s, M. 1J. 1*., oi Kossland,  has also promised to addiess the Victorians fiom a piogiessive platform.  This is .quite diiYerent from the assertion  of   the   Nelson  Tribune,   a  grit  or-  have  Workingmen  and  others  west  should   take notes  o  all through the  these broken  pledges..; The consei vative party did not  give a .hurrah for the west, or the east  either     for   tliat   matter, an  d were turned  ���ed  electorate^;  gtin, that  the honorable gentleman.. will j out   oi-Pfr. by  an  enrage.  1 aNo*^  our    only  hope  lies  in* the  loima  tion  o<  carry the banner of. Mr. .Joseph Martin.  Mr. Curtis is a solid man of the true  progressive typo and, means imsiness.  Mr, .Hawthornthwaite, who congratulated the Kamloops convention, is said to  have joined the socialists nnd dropped  the Progressive party. While we aie not  condemning the causo of socialism���far  from It���-yet we feel that Mr.' Jlaw-  thori.thwuite, M.I\J\, is too  shrewd : and   name  piachcul     i    j.nhlic man    to deseit the   which in   tuin  alteicd  its cognomen  partj' oi  piogress  in lus fight for better   the  Western  Socialist.    This      mo\e did  strong western party.  Socialists are nothing if not ambitious and ..enterprising. .Onu' thing they  will tlo, and do it well, is support their  papers. The old Citizen and Country,  which used to be printed at Toronto,  removed to this city and changed its  to that of the'Canadian Socialist,  to  who  leeisiation.  lIJOt  sua   the      eastern     socialists  An   esteemed   correspondent   the   other   claimed   that  the  d.stunce    fiom   Kd.to^  to  eastern  subscribers,  moa-iimi  in  weeks���entirely too  lion. Mr. Prior und lion. Mr. Kberts  were both struggling for the premiership  all last session. Attempts wero made  to induce Mr. .Mcllridu and his followers  to return to thc government and it was  reasonable to expeet that the same tactics would be pursued now. What could  be said of the men who left the govern  ment a year ago if they should form an  alliance witli .any of the present govern  ment after the experience of lust session.��� -lolin Oliver, M. 1\*1\, to,his constituents.  t        *  t $7.50 to $J2.50 Silk f  Blouses for $5.00 |  .        -        i  erwear  Wc havo not room in thin spacis to enumerate all the makes of underwcir wa  keep in stock, but it is sultlcieut. to toy that all tho best known n akes aro ti*  bo found in our large asso-'tinenl Dr. Jaeger's Sanitary; Wolsov t'n*hrijika-  blo. iu pink, white and natural; Cartwr ight's and Warner's; KnlHo-Fit, in two"-,  piece und continuation suits, for which wo are sole agents. , Silk Underwear in  ull weights nml quulities. Our lino ut ? 1, $1.00, -82 and'up to $3 cannot be  surpimsed hy any house in Canada. A!! the qualities wc keep, from tho chcap-".  cst to the most expensive, tKie Iho hot that can be procured to sill ut the  price,     jtiail   orders   receive  careful   attention.  P.!l,Ei-HnNK   702  &   STEWART,  309 to 815 Hastings St. W,-  , 4K��<*<��^***^* ������������������������������������������� <>��������������  170    Cordova     St.,    Vancouver.  We reach wherever thc mails  reacli. i  Y ____....__{  ^^�����M*^^M*-^<^*��*4<<^<>M,-^f4��*^<^  Birth.  lliowniug���On' Wednesday, Nov. 12th,  l'.hl'J, the wife of Jlr. Sydney llrown-  ing, formerly of Plymouth, Kng.," but  now. residing on Clark's drive, Vancouver, of a. daughter.  Telephone 1���^���5 for a tine livery  turn-out. J, J Sparrow, Palace livery  stables.  WANTED TO LOAN.  One hundred dollars for 12 months;  security on two lots in 540; vvill pay  ?*2."i every three, months and interest.  Address A. Z. Independent ollice, Vancouver.  ot hurrying about buying Life Insurance so many men tliink and say. At  least two strong reasons aru: Oo od health is uncertain; increased raut is  certain.   What's t-he use of  waiting might better ba said!  UNION MUTUAL   POUOIKS  may li�� depended upon to protect throughout itho varying cx|tcricnceu    of  human  life, to faithfully guard the  interests    of the    insured, and to lie  promptly cashed when they become payable.    Values and privileges abrounil  and   nro   conveniently   available,   retailed facts gladly furnished.  After tliree years the Union Mutual Policies do not liecomc void by failure  to pay premiums, the Main Non-Forfeiture Law without action, of. the  Policy-holder, continuing the Insurance forii Spccillod-length of time.  Union Mutual Life InsuranceCo  PORTLAND. MAINE. Incoui'orated 1848.  Call or write for particulars aud plane  Head Office : 419 Hastings St. W., Vancouver, B.C.  J. E. EVANS, Provincial Manager.  COLIN  CA11J5HON. S|KCial  Agent.  ^������������ ������������������������������ �������������������� ��������������<>�������<  PHONE J22DA.  Meeting.  JOE DIXON,  Carpenter and Joiner  516-518 Seymour St.  P. O. B.���VANCOUVER ABRIB, No."*  meets Wednesday evenings; ylsitlucr  brethren  welcome.    Bert Parsons,  W.  P.: J. G. Ure, W. S., Arcade.  THEREIS  Col. l'rior hiuj socurcd his, i:li_i;tion at  Victoria hy dctilnirato falsehood uml mis-  ruiirusuntation and afterwards .. inijui-  ili.iitly-.saUl tliat. lu: did Hot consider the  plt'dgL-s i;i\eii as binding. Tlu- iticmiiM'  hail*,lH\vorn thai\hu ..would stand . or fall  'by| his !railway policy, but he was too  cdwanily to stand by nny of his1 ]iro-  [)t)i).U.4', if by so doing liis_ goveinnient  ian thu n^U ol bemj^ turned out o> ollice.���John Dliver, Al. V. V.t to bis eon-  stituebtb. '    '  The. best socialist, is. hu who is wiljing  to wait for the practical results of his  teaching, which' he knows must come  gradually. Nor is it necessary to withhold the kindly iidnionition that' all is  not socialism that glitU'is(hke tliu simon  pure article���that weieuniiot have socialism until tliu wugc systeiu is destroyed,  kvintil .the woiker,.receives the lull jiro-  UncUUjf his toil, 'Mid until rent, interest  umlnj>iofit iliV known no more in our  .midst.���Canadian  Socialist  (Toronto).  The province wus in a very serious position financially, with an overdraft fast  approachinb two mi 11 Tons antl the failure of the llnancc minister to sell bonds  the bank was in a position to force thc  government to.seel its bonds at an enormous rate and;the credit of the province  would be seriously impaired.���.lolin Oliver,   M.��� J\  V.,  to  his eonst/ituents.  Do  yoii  ask  for goods with  the union  label?     If   not,   why  don't  you?  get tho party in good working order wo   ver.  oi   the leading public   time was about thi  be  .atisfnLtory.     Tho  result   is  will    have    more  men in our ranks than we want." Wu  iiavc got good honest men wlio know  our political ills and who intend to  a reinedy them, and that is the main  thing. Tho western political spirit has  been  aroused  and   we uni on  the eve of  long   Ui  the   reappearance . semi-monthly   at   Tool'  the  Canadian  Socialist.  A  path is kind  is badly needed  in  On-  work er  ruiiU  per  c  urio     where   the   average   wugu  is   little  better olT  than  the workers oi  ���^+��e~*"<�� <������������-��e-��o-����-��-�������������^  CIRRENT OPINION--ILL SORTS.  (.overnment Tap.  A (ow papers still support the Dunsmuir government. Tliey nro iieurly nil  in those constituencies wliere thu largest amounts of public funds were ex-  puiitluil tliis year, or in which the govern men t ii<ivertiHiiig-liaH~l)"eeVr~"n-pro'iiiin-  ent  liietoi*.���J'lioenix  lMoneer.  Hunt, Cambie street,  atorgaji, ,The Tailor, Granville ctreet.  Dan Stewart, Ooivlova street-  CluWb & Stewart, Cordova street.  IW. Murphy, Cordiova. etreet  : MoR'ae & (MaDonaW, [Hastings street,  east.' '    ���    '  E. Iiaireen, Hastingn Street.  J. OarreMl, Oondowa atTcet.  Biraom & Oo., Cordova street  Jjohnson & Higirfns, Cordova street  �����|."McPherson, Cordova street  UNIOiN BAKEETE8  "VV. D.Mulr, Mount Pleasant.  Robt.  McDonald,'.Avenue    Baikery  Westminster avenue.  Montreal CBaikeiry, Westmlnateir. avenue.  (F.. Adams, Scotcli Bakery,^Hastings  streot.   ' ,  "W. D. Kent, M Cordova street  JTorpnto Camdy  Company,    Cordova  street.  J. Oben; Hastings street  Minchen Co., Granville street  Barnwell Bros., Granville street  It. A. Townley, Granville street.  Between Pender and Dunsmuir Sts.  All kinds of work ln tills line promptly attended to.  :   GEO. HAY   : |  Vancouver's   Pioneer    Clothes  Renovator, makes a suit new.  Dyeing and Repairing.  * .   216 Cambie Bt��� "Vahoodvbb.,  SIMIDER'S SHOE STORE  632   GRANVHJLE   BTREET,  Carries a full line of  UNION LABEL SHOES.  The   Union   Isabel   guarantees   fair  wages and good workmanship.  No scab labor.  THURSDAY, NOV. 25TH.  A Uraiiil l'.iiU'i'tuintiicnl, miller the <iu-  -pkt*-,      of    ihe   United   iliutlietliooil   of  lia.lwny  I'.niplo.vees.  oojikiTy. MUSIC, DANCKS,  WONOLOCHiKS    AN]) SONOS.  Concluding witli   the  laughable  farce,  BOX AMI COX.  I'rices���25c.  ami   50c.  JSoiits at .Seymour's, Pniff. Store.  Coinln'g'���'"J'he    .lames   Hoys     in   Jlis-  souri."  NOTICE.  Then S Weeks Away  and   people  wKo   have   friend   in   illsltint   Ausli'ulln,   in  1   in   the  Orli.nl,  in us I, needs soon ^et their Ihlnk-  thi.s   inoiiientous  (|ue.sLioii of   Oiristn.us  'Cift   llouxe"      of  the  Old   Country,  am:  inr mps on  ami   wiestle ��iti��  Gifts.  ������TKOHKVS" Htnmls out preeminently m-s Uie  Western Cnniula unci "Trorey's" i.s prepanxl to uphold the good rep  utation it'hns worked so hard to win. Whatever you buy at "Trorey V���-it'll   be good. *  Tbe Jeweler and   Diamond  Merchant  X COK. OCANVILLC AND tlASTfNQS STREETS. ,*  X      Official "Watch Inspector of the C. P. K. t>  Macliiuu 1'olitics.  The courts are proving very favorable  to Premier Itoss in Ontario, jus two  naughty tories have been forced out of  thoir senUs. There is a chance for that  majority of one, by the liel]> of the  threshing   machine gang.���fSlocan   Drill.  The Command Peremptory.  The vitemy of Chlii rom'lude** a pio-  clniiuitioii to his people with the com*  tumid: "Tremble nml obey." Apparent/*  ly hi.s High MuckuimicUincKH lias hei.n  rending a writ. of Injunction.���Mine  Workers'   .Journal.  Aleaits HusinesK.  What doc the Trades and Labor  Council mean hy appointing a coiiiiuil-  tee to seo that the aldermen who oj>-  nosed the worltt'i'.s' interests are left at  home in thn apjM'oaching municipal  election? Doesn't fliis look just a little  like introducing politics in the union*/���  Wuslorn Socialist.  C...Ellis,.comer Cnmbic nml Cordova  streets, is the place where, ,you c;ct  your hair cut in an artistic manner.  IH VB1  il 81  Prom Their i.nnalmo, bouthOeldand  Proieitlou Inland lollioriea,  ��team, Oas  and  Blouse Coal  Of thc Following Grades:  Double Screened Lump,     (  Run of tlie Mine,  Wa��hiMNutatid  ISoreeniniiA  KAMMEl. M..K0H1NR, Suptrlntonilonl.  KVANS. <!01.EMAN tS  KVAN8,-A��.!lll��  \'��nr*nuver Oily, B, 0  of Fire pr Injure  Health when you us?  the  Thc price is now  such that almost everybody can afford it.  Once used, always  used. Apply at Office of  LTD.  Cor. Carrall and Hastings  Streets.  NOTICE 18 IIKKKI1V (ilVKN, tlint R|i|)licil-  tlon will bo miidii to thn 1'iirlliinioiit or Uuii��(lii,  ut tho next siltlnn therm!, for ��n Act mco]ior��-  tine ft Comimny, miller thn name of tlio "Viiii-  comcr ii ml CoHstKoolonay ItailwnyConipHtiy,'  to coiiBtriictnnil iipi*rniti ft Iin** of Knilu'iiy  from h mint at or near the City of Vancouvor:  tncnccioulhoaalerly to tlm City of .Now Went*  minster nniiftcro.���� the Frnscr lilvcr; thence  ciwterlv by the most fi'nslhle mute, to a point  Ht or nuitr .Mlihviiy, in ilie lloiiiidnry . Creek  DlKtrict; from a ilium <*n lliemiin line of the  mil�� nv s ���iit.lt of the l*'i ftf-fi, in a |Kiint ill or uenr  llie mo'iii'i of the Fritsci* itiver; lroni apointon  the mnlnliiii". eiiht m 11<>|>*-*. I" a point iilor near  Nicola I.nke; ami frum a ]K)int ou thn uiainlino  of the rail wav al <>'' near tliu City of Vancouver,  northerly anro��ii llumird fillet, at the nioal  fi'ii-iblei'ioliit, In North Vaneiaiver Munlclpali-  iv, tiicnre tt'o.ieriy ion poitit at or near the  limntli ol the Cnpllniio Creek.  Willi I'OWKR to miiKtriit'l ami nponite  luaiieli Imef, fiom an> pnint nn tlie mainline  of llie protniHCil mllway or l*raiit*tii>H thereof,  nut exiveillni! In unv "tie ease thirty (.1") miles  In li'iiKih; and nith |Miwer tn ciuiKtrui'.l,ott'ii  nnil' iipiTiiti* wharvia. dorks, elevaiors and  u,iri>lii*ii*-cK In cnuncctliin theretttlli; ami to  I'liiipl'iiet.own, ainl operate ateaui aud o her  vessels, on anv navigable waters; and with  ponvr in cuiKlruei. uu n, inaliitain, ami operate  a hiiliahlc ferry, frnm the most fiinvenlonl  point on the Mainland nf Hritlsh Co-  liiinhln, to the most convenient point  ou Vancouver Island, in as lo make eim-  iicrtlnn wllh lhe lilty il Victorlii. or in  uninei'l therewith bv lhe smic; to cnustrnct,  npeiiite and iiiainlalii leletiraph anil telephone  liiiei, alone the ro'iieoi tlio proposed railway  oiltsliratieh.-s, an<l m iriin��iiilt messiigcs for  iMiiinierHal purp**M*.. mid lo i-nllci-i mils therefor in Kt'iu-iaio ele.-irlclty for poiier and  li-rhilnir pur|si-��s and  l*'r all nciiis lij'Wi'ri-  ud pri'vileiies neffv-'iry usuhI, or ill mental  t  *,ll or aiivof Ihfafiire-'iilil purno*-eK  liatecl at"Vaiicouur, Iiiii l��l day of Ociobcr,  S- "���1Sli D. 0. MACDONELL.  Sol lei tnr for Applicants.  ,   Works  Importers, and  Bottler*  GOnE AVE.   TH0NE 783.  SOLE AGKNT8.  caaaoooaoooocooaoeoooacoag  |    DELICIOUS WINE  Made Exclusively robx-B. C. Krmt..  FttE8H COT FJXJWER8.  CNION-MADE  DOMESTIC CIGARS.  When makioK a Irip around the  Park Mill on  | W. ��. Jones '"fflaZZT  OS OO90OOOO90SC  F.'^^^ " S-'.'r m9t^0Ma\ *W'*-',^k- H' -______���'���* ___������,�� .*'  and   LINE������"  World's  Scenic  itocite  LOWEST RATES. BEST SERVICE  Imperial Limited  96 Hours to Montrenl���Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.  Trnnscontlnciitfil     Passenger   Train.  leaves daily .nt 1*1 o'clock.  Seattle ond Whatcom Exprera leaves  dnlly nt 9.0!. o'clock.  STUAMSUll'S  TO   .lAI'AK  NA.  KUrHKSS     ()!���'  .lAJ'AN...  ATHENIAN      13MPIIRSS  OK  CHINA  TO  HONOLUX. U,  FI J1   IS1.A N US   A SI>  AUSTIlAIflA.  MIOWEItA    ...  ...      ...   ...:.(>V.   II  S.S.     AORANOI     |il*;c   I a  S.S. MOANA   ... ......... *AN     9  And every four weeks thenuiiur.'  For full particulars as to lime, rat^K,  etc., apply to   ,  BI J. COYIiH, JAa BCI-\TI**U.  A. G. P. A. Ticket Ai*<*rn  Vancouver. B C.    42R I'nsitnip. fit.  V��n��o��wnr.  B.Ct  a xii t:  iii-  ;��jv.  ...NOV.  ...  liKC  :t  IV  I  Sfe j'Vrj.Hi- bj. i���  tSATURDAV .'.NOVEMBER 15,. 1902  THE INDEPENDENT.  ,  ���  ���PHONE 179,  p. o. box use.    .  W.--J. McMillan---* e��.  Wholbsalb Agents fob '  JTUCKET CIGAR CO. UNION LABEL CIGARS I  Brand* i  MONOGRAM, MARGUERITA, BODQUET.  OUR SPECIAL, EL iuSTILLO      '  EL CONDOR, SAR'aNTIZADOB, SCIJILLER;  UNION MADE CIGARETTES: KARXAK AND VICTORIA CROSsJ  , | Corner Alexander Street and Columbia Avenue, Vancouver, B. 0,  ������0  For Ciood Reliable  090  Boots and Shoes  GO TO  DRIFTWOOD.  DY LUE VERNON.  nficdtja ol individual opinion washed up  by the tide, hoonicd, sawed, split and  piled for the benefit of paid-up subscribers, alio ,fpr).iyioso who beg, borrow anil steal..Tha,,.Independent ln order Unit they may read and forgot  their troubles for ti > time at least nnd  *enjoy a few minutes while co-taping on  -earth where so many people arc will-  ingijto give-you a kick and-where so  dew olTcr to extend a helping hand:  lie nays bad tilings about me.   It's too  bail.  It's a hard world to abide in,  With its many jolts and Jaw,  There are butler planets, may be,  'Way up among the stars,  Hut there's no road built to reach'cm,  We must keep this mundane groove,  Trying still lo make it smoother,  For wo can't pack up nnd move.  Don't let it be n storehouse  - Of trouble aud of care,  But give it'jour attention  ���;        And help keep it in repair.  Tliis earthUhas mnny features  Which thc thoughtful disapprove  Hut we may as�� ell he cheerful,   <x!  (  For we can't nack up and move.  v.   ������'���������<" ���    ���.'.-���:��� i I..* ..  Every mother'explains when her son  :3s out lute nights tlmt,he is so popular  -with the girls,that lie can't get homo.  The women nre wearing a dirty' look*  ing lace that tliey call "oriental."  *.--���' ���', '      ���      A.,A, !       '.''  ;;*,;   ���������������;���r;.;*: ,?   -j  At.Onwha,,}seh., n society! ty*lle{\rns  ^aral-y'z'eil whilo playing* 'oiiJ tlie piiino  "Goo-Goo Eyes."   The neighbors prob-  ..ably called it tin act of special providence.  The pink of health is the one thing in  /human life that can match the exquisite  "beauty of flowers.  A" bore, -according to our dictionary,  . means a tiresome person.   This exactly  -fits li  certain "person   in   Vancouver.  While we were trying   to ' write   our  "'thinks" tho other tiny, in this fellow  -came.   After thumbing over the papers  . and. magazines   on   our    table,    and  readintr foim* "copy" he   said,   "Are  tin-re no times when you   can   write  better than nt other times?" "Yea," we  .replied very quickly and sharply.   "0,  -I thought' so.'" That people who write  must consult their.-mentut condition I  have no doubt. s Now, tell me when you  can write best," said the tiresome person.  ��� "When I am alone," I said.   JJut this  retort never moved the bore,   lie kept  -on talking until I suggested that a section  -,of the wall hung on hinges.   And now  ,��������<�����������������������  ,i " Union is  ��e**a*����  0  9  9  9  9  ��� -9  9  ���ft  9  .ft  9  0  9  ft  9  ���  "9  9  a  9  9  9  ��  '��� Stands for all that is  f Strongest and Best,  The   Union   Brand   on 1  ���9  9  9  9  O  THE  III  (LIMITED.) ���  MAW'S BLOCK, WINNIPI6, MAN.     9  Doctor vs. Editor.  We heard a docto'r remark tho other  day, that newspapers are run for money  only. Now, what in thunder do doctors  run for, anyhow? Do they run for glory?  One good healthy doctor's bill would run  thc plant of a common country ' weekly for six niontlis. An editor works a  day for threo dollars with an investment  of .3,000, a doctor looks wise and works  ten minutes for $2.50, with an invest  ment of tliree cents for,catnip and a  pillbag that costs f 1.40. A doctor goes  to college two or three years, gets a  diploma and a string of words the devil  himself cannot pronounce, cultivates a  look of gravity that he;, pa wis off for  wisdom, gets a box of pills, a broncho  and a meat* .saw,* and slicks*.-out- ftis  shines a full, fledged .doctor.' He'will  thiln Joutiityoji until you (limit n stipur  I   f I *&& i*S.*>wi, 5��*. ... ii��� ., .   .    *-���   .       -'.*M  Iated5f>rtce*f>erfvisit, nnd puts'them in as  thick as your pocket book  will permit,  Anj'editor   never  gets, -his -.education,  finished, he learns as"long as he lives,  and studies all his life.   He eats bran  mush nnd liver, he takes his   pay   in  Hiiliiinn. and wet soggy, wood,  iind. keeps  thodoclnriii  town  by 'refraining"from  printing the truth about him.   I would  like to live in the town where this doctor  resides and run a paper, six months,  to  sea' if the "tongue viewer" would change  |i}i*j mind about an 'tjl'ttoij jyuii'jiing y.i  ne-vspnpe'f for lfiionuy ���only'.'''Jf I did not  getsomiiglor^out'o^tl would take One  otitis pills aftersayin* mv players' wil$���  ever they might   he)   *I�� ;JW ' editor  makes a mistake he has'to apologize jfor  it, but if the doctor makes a mistake he  buries it.   If the editor makes a mistake  there is a lawsuit, tall swearing and a  smell of sulphur, but if the doctor makes  olio tliere is a funesal, cut (lowers and a  smell of varnish.   The doctor can use a  wonl a foot long, but if an editor uses it  he has to spell it. ��� If the doctor goes to  see another man's wife he will charge  the man for the visit.   If an editor culls  on another man's wife he will  get - a  charge of buckshot.   Any medical college  can make a doctor.   You can't make an  editor.   Ho has to be born one.   When  a doctor gets drunk it is a.'case of* "over  work," anil if ho dies it is heart failure.  When an editor gets drunk it is  too  much booze, and if he dies it is a case of  delirium   tremens.   An   editor,    from  what littic experience I have had with  them, works   to keep   from   starving,  while the doctor works to ward off the  gout.   An   editor   helps   men    to live  beiter,"aiul_tlie~doi!tor_iassists" iliem-to  die easy.   The doctor (?)  pulls a  sick  mans leg, while an editor i.s glad if ho  can collect his bills at all.   Mont*y only?  110*4 eilitors are only living for fun and  to spite the doctors.  impatiently, said crossly, "Call yourself  what you like, that will be easy enough,  but you will find it quito another thing  to aiake peoplo call j'ou by afresh name,.  Also,-remember that it is not etiquette  to speak of disagreeables at court. ' I do  not allow fishermen to be mentioned in  my -presence."   So -Fits Clarence left the  audience-chamber. "Whatnext?"asked  the queen, and in answer to herquestion  tho herald blow on n council * shell, and  thero appeared threo nice'littlo whitings.  "Only one at a time,"  said  the queen.  So the eldest whiting advanced and be  gun her story.   "Please, your  majesty,  wo are tliree orphans, and our lather  left us a nice little garden which wu  have tried to cultivate.   Just as our seaweeds get a nice size the lobsters. come  and bite off the young tops."   At these  words there was much consternation in  the'eourt, as, of course,everyono knows  how very aristocratic the lobsters are.  While the little whiting was speaking  there were forty lobsters standing round  tlie great pearl  throne, and very fine  they looked in tbeir gorgeous red coats,  0, no? it is not a mistake?   Their coati  used to be red,.as you shall soon' bear.  At the time I am writing of, every lobster had a bright red coat, of which he  was very proud.   Now, the lobsters used  to consider the queen sadly in wanting  in dignity, and they tried hard to makej __  her conform to all sorts'of silly conventionalities.   So the queen felt her time  had now come, and she rose with all the  dignity sho   could muster,   " We   are  grieved to iind members of our court  sadly wanting in morals and manners]  and it is our painfnl duty to punish tbem  with thu utmost severity.   In future all  lobsters shall be born black, and none  sliall have the entree to our  court."   A  terrible silence   followed,   which   wns  broken by the  whiting:   "Please, your  majesty, can you not alter your sentence  if the lobsters promise they won't do it  again?"   The queen considered   for   a  while, and tbe whole court was hushed.  After a pause she rose and addressed the  lobsturs:   "For the dignity of our eourt,  we will slightly mitigate our sentence,  Wlien you are boiled (here a dreadful  shudder shook the lobsters nearly all to  pieces) you sliall change back to your red  coats, so teat mortals  may not shrink  from you as we shall .here.   But your  attendance at court will op no longer required, and all your appointments will  be j cancelled."*- Even as she spoke   a*  TUidngc was visible among the' lobsters,'  Wi| thc qucen-'ftiul her attendents had  left the court* before much more than  thu claws of'the1; lobsters had  turned  black.   Then the littitj whitings Ment  home and cultivated  their garden   in  peace.   Black is such a sign of disgrace  among the inhabitants ot the sea that  nobody again ventured to disturb tlieir.  gardens.   The queen went up onto the  rocks, and while she was combing her  hair .she said to her favorite' maid of  honor:   '.'After all, perhaps I 'was   a  little severe, and what shall I do for a  body guard?   Red is so" very becoming  of my coinplexiofi'."' Tho maid had no  suggestion to offer, so the queen is still  J|t(,ing 6n"*'tlie' rc-eks   considering   the  question.   The lobsters  are   black   in  color, and in temper, and use tbeirelaws  very freely,   rio now   you   know   the  true reason why lobster* change their  color when boiled.  e  ���  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  9  0  ���  Union Directory.  THE VANCOUVER. TRADES AND  Labor Council meets first and third  Thursday ln each month, at 7:30 p. bu  President, \V. J. Lamrick: vice-president,  F. J. Russell; secretary, T. H. Cross; financial secretary, 3. T. Lllley; treasurer,  C. Crowder; sergeant-at-arms, C. J.  Salter; statistician, J. H. Browne. '  Done  SOCIETY WORK A SPECIALTY.  SHIRT WAIST AND LAUNDRY  WORKERS UNION. No. 10J-Meet��  every tod and Ath Thursday ln each  month in Union Hall. President, G. W.  Rowlands; correspondlns secretary, H.  Alltrce, 1037 Richards Street; tlnanclal  secretary, Miss M. Whitman: treasurer.  ��� Miss Jeolouse; delegates to TradCB and  Labor Council, G. XV. Rowlands, J. Har-  ��� eie, W. MoDermott and I. J. Colthart.  WAITERS AND WAITRESSES UNION.  Local No. 28.  President. Charles Over;  ��� I vice-president. A. N. Herrlngton: sccre-  O .1 tary-treasurer, J. H. Porklns. Meeting  0    every   Friday evening at S.30 o'clock Jn  ���        "     "        ' ~  9  Independent  Printing  Co'y  BASEMENT, FUCK BLOCK, VANCOUVER.  THE USES OF COAL.  HOUSE PAINTING 11Y MACHINERY.  Among tlio latest labor-saving devices  is one winch pm poses to .lelievc thc  house tincl roof painter of the bulk of  his woik. Thc machine, says tlfu now  Penny Magazine, consists of a set of revolving bill-lies, driven by ��� compressed'  air, uud guided by hnnd. There is a  rubber hose connected between the blushes  and a paint tank. The paint is foi ceil  from the tank to tho brushes, thc  pressine being easily regulated. As tliu  blushes revolve, one within tho other,  they aio guided up and down and along  until tlie wholo surface of the wall luis  been gono over. A contest between a  house painter and the painting machine  was iccently hold to determine the mct-  itVof_tlio latterT  Does anyone, exce.t a practical chemist, ever  stop to think of the BUbstanccs which wc get  from coal, nnd the almost unconceivable variety of thoir uses? Everybody is familiar with  those of them that arc in daily use, such as gus  illuminating oils, coke nnd par.iflin, but of  the greater part feu* persons know even the  names, science advances to rapidly, and its  nomenclature is so extensive and so obstruco.  It is no wonder that merchants nnd maiiufac.  lurers take advantage ol this ignorance to foist  upon tbe public articles of food, of drink, or for  the toilet thnt, if they are not always  dnngerous to tho health',' have not in tliem  a parlicle of tlie substances which tliey  pretend to contain. Thougli coal has been  known for some hundreds of years, the discovery of its numberless products is confined to  more recent days. Illuminating gas was unknown a hundred years ago. Petroleum has  been in use only about forty years, and it is  scarcely moro than fifty sinco someone discovered that stone coal was inflammable.  Neaily till the oilier products derived from  soft coal have been discovered and applied in  the Interests of science, or of fraud, within the  la*ttuents-five years Thc Iirst thought in regard to coal is thnt it Is made to give'heat or  warmth. The next that one of its principle  uses is to illuminate. Hut there are obtained  from it tbe mollis ot producing over too colors,  or shades of color, timong tlie chief of which  ure saffron, violet, blue, and Indigo'.' There'is'  nl*o obtained a great vnrloty of, perfumes  according to a friend of ours, ^liois a chemist  ���cinnamon bitter almonds, queen of.'.tlie men.  ;kows, clove, wiiitcrgreen,a'nlh'e. camphor, thy.  moi (a new I'rcueh color), v'auiline and helio-  tropine. Some of these are used for flavoring.  (Among the explosive agents, whose discovery  has been caused by the war spirit of the  last few years in England and Anierleu, are  .tno called illnltroben/.ine, or bcllite,iuiid pic-  rates. ' To medicine, coal has given liypuone,  salicylic acid, napthol, phenol, and uutlpyriuc.  Benzine and naptlilialine are powerful insecticides. There have been found iu it amnionin-  cal Baits, useful as fertilisers, tanning, saccha-  rincal (a substitute for sugar), tlie flavor ofcur-  lants, raspberry, aud rpepper, pyrogallc acid,  and hyiiroijuiuoue, used lu photygrtipiiy, and  various substances familiar or unfamiliar, such  as tnr, resin, usphalluni,'Mubriciiling 'oils,  .varnish, and thc bitter taste <of beer. * By  means oi sonic of these we can have.wiue with  out the juice of the grape, ,bcor without malt,  'preserves without either fruit or sugar, perfumes without (lowers, nud coloring matters  without the vegetable or animal substances  'rom whicli they have been hitherto cliiclly derived. What is to be the end of ull this'/ Are  our coal beds not only to warm and illuminate,  but to feed and quench the thirst of posterity?  We know that tbey aie thc luxuriant vegetation ol primal epochs, stored aud compressed  in a way that has made them highly convenient  for transport and daily use. They arc nature's  savings laid up for a rainy day fur her children,  tlie human race, and it is probably because  'hey ure composed of trees, the foliage, the  plants, the roots, tlie fruits, and tho llowers,of  the ancient world that they uow so largely  supply the place of our fore.-Is, plums, lie  and gardens. ,  FltffllNGlAL PROGRESSIVE  PARTY.  Following la the platform adopted at  the Kamloops convention of the Provincial Progressive Party:  That this party lays It down as a  first principle that they will nominate,  endorse or support only such m��n as  wilt) place their signed, undated, resignation in the hands of the convention  which .nominates or endorses them;  that this resignation be sworn to; that  this resignation may be handed ln to  the lieutenant-governor in council  whenever a majority of the convention  shall consider'such action advisable.  1. That we gradually abolish all taxes  on the producer and the products of  the producer, shifting them on land  values.  Union Hall, corner Homer and Dunsmulr  streets.         STREET RAILWAY MEN'S UNION���  Meets second and fourth Wednesday of  ench month in Sutherland Hall, corner  WeMmlnster Avenue and Hastings Street  nl *��� ji. m. President, Robt. Brunt; vlce-  :,i i'..'iu'in, Chas. Bennett; secretary. A.  -.'. 1'i'iiy. ���) 7th Avenue; treasurer, P. C.  Oiirirn; conductor, Ed, Manning: war-  ii.*ii, A. ,T. Wilson; sentinel, J. Howes;  detonates to Trades and Labor Council:  C. Bennett, Robt. Brunt, Geo. Lenfesty,  A. 3. Wilson and J. Howes.   UNITED BROTHERHOOD OP CARPENTERS and Joiners���Meets everr  second and fourth Wednesday in Union*  hall, room No. 2. 1'resldent, A. 13. Coffin:  vice-president, Joseph Dixon; recording*  secretary, Geo. Dobbin; ilnancial secretary, J. M. Sinclair; treasurer, J. Ferg"*-  son; conductor, G. Fingley; warden, Q.  H. Blair; delegates to the Trades and  Labor council, R. Macpherson, J. If.  Sinclair, Geo. Dobbin, Jos. Dixon, Geo.  Adams; delegates to the Building Trades  Council. M. McMullen. Levi C. DoWolfe.  -��9e0��9��0  Two flat surlaccs,  each ten loot by two hundred feet weie  selected. Tlie painter working by hand  completed his task in sixteen hours, ui-  mg four gallons of paint.    The machine ' ''Sl-'(l  10i years,  bom in Jiclaml, King's  did its work in  threo hours and  twenty! l'0"ly'  Mr. I'. H. Cody has returned to tho  city alter n. lengthy sojourn with his  family in tlie cast as far as New York.  Iio baldly know that city after being  absent for some il.'l yeais. lie renewed  many acquaintances and visited the  home of liis boyhood days. While theio  -iooking_ovei*���so-iiio~-old"-pai)ois~lfd~canic  across tlio announcement of his grandmother's death, whicli took place in 1874  'J'lio    deceased     lndy   was   Ann   Murray,  1770.   Shu  engaged   In   tbo, en��orced.  - 2. Government ownership of railways  and all means of communication! -  I i  ,S. That the government estabHshand  operate smelters and refineries "to treat  all kinds of minerals. ���   " '���*    >.'���  4. That the franchise be extended to  women.  6. The abolition of property qualifications for all" public offices.  6. Farm improvements, implements  and stook not to be taxed, and wild  lands to be assessed at the price asked  for them by speculative holders.  7. No land or cash subsidies. Lands  to be held for t'he actual settler.  8. Ten per cent, of all public lands  to be immediately set aBfde for educational purposes and 'education of all  children up to the age'of 16 years to  be! free, secular 'and compulsory, text  books, meals and clothing to be supplied out of the public funds where  necessary.    0  9. Compulsory ��� arbitration of labor  disputes.  10. Restriction of Oriental immigration 1>y a law on the lines of the Natal  act, and if said la.w be disallowed, it  be repeatedly re-enacted until the end  sougiht is attained.  11. That to protect us from Asiatics  already in the province tlie government  Insert a clause in ill private acts to  this effect: "This act shall be null and  void if the company fails to enter into  an agreement witt the government as  to conditions of construction and op-  ei atlon," and that the house pass a  tesolution 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 p.o-  XisipnJpr_rer.foresHng_so_as_to_produce  a perennial revenue and make pulp  manufacture a growing and permanent  industry.  13. That the act compelling the scaling of iogs by government scalers be  INTERNATIONAL ORDER OP BLACKSMITHS, Vancouver Union, -No. lot-  Meets the first and third Monday ln each  month at 8 p. m., tn Union hall. Homer  street. President, Robert Gray; financial  secretary, George Nesbltt, 1207 Homer  street; recording secretary, D. Robinson,  box S7, Vancouver, B. C; delegates toi  the Trades and Labor council, William  Latham, D. Robinson, R. Edwards.   TEXADA MINERS' UNION, No. 113. W.  P. M., meets every Saturday at 7.30 p.  m. In Forester's Hall, Van Anda. President, John D. Fraser; vice-president, J.  W. Austin; secretary, Alfred Rnpcr;  treasurer. A. G. Delghton: conductor,  XVm. A. McKay; warden, Henry Patter-  so n. , .  INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OB*  Electrical Workers, Vancouver Local,  No. 213���Meets second and fourth Tuesday  In each month in Union hall, room No. 4.  President, Geo. Cowling; vice-president,  R. P. Irwin; recording secretary, A. D.  Hotson, 605 Richards stieet; financial  secretary. John Dubberley.   CIGARMAKERS* UNION NO. 357���  Meets thc flrst Tuesday in each month;  in Union Hall. President, C. L. Kuhn;  vice-president, C. Parsons; secretary, J.  C. Penser, e|o Mainland Cigar Factory;  treasurer, S. XV. Johnson; sergeant-at-  nrniB, J. Schuylmeyer; delegates to  Trades and Lnbor Council, J. Crow, C. I*  Kuhn and John Mlllan.   THE RETAIL CLERKS' INTERNATIONAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION  meets ln O'Brien's Hall, the first and  third Tuesdays of each month. D. Mo-  Lean, president; XV. 3. Lamrick. mcx��-  tary. 24S Princess Btreet-   BROTHERHOOD OP PAINTERS AND  DECORATORS. Local Union No. U*.  Meets 2nd & -ith Thursday in Labor HalL.  President, XV. Pavler; vice-president, W.  Halliday;* recording secretary, E. Crush,  7C7 Eighth avenue, west; financial secretary, A. Gothard, 822 Howe street; treasurer, H. MeSorley.  INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OB*  Machinists.���Beaver > Lodge, No. MB.������  Meets second and fourth Monday . 1��  each month ln Union hall. President, 3.  R. Edwards; vice-president, Fred Knight;  recording secretary, Geo. Downey; nnan-  cial secretary, H. J. Littler. 573 Hastings  street east: * treasurer, E. Tlmmins;  guard, F. Coughlin.  '   VANCOUVER FISHER MEN'S  Union, No. 2���Meets in Union hall.  Homer street, every Saturday, at 8 p. m.  Steve Dames, president; Chas. Durham,  secretary pro tem.  JOUKNEyMKN HAKI.IIK* AND CON-  PECT10NKRS' Iiiloiiiiilioiial Union of  America. Local No. -Hi. Vancouver, li.  C, uii'ots lust .mil liuid Thursday ml  each month Piesidun, T Hit tier; vic*-  pieMdort, .1 lniili's* tocordiiig secretary,  P. W. Hurtle, tiiuiiui.ii secretary, M.  MacLoan. 2HiO Westminster Avcnvcv  Mount I'leasint: ciii'ii**.;,ondin^ secretary,  J. Webster, 281-i Westminster Avenue.  Mount Pleasant; treasurer. .1. Wilkinson-  JOURNEYMEN HAUHEllS' INTERNATIONAL Union. No. 1 2n���President,  Fied Hawe, vice-president, .1. A. Dib-  don; corresponding-tiuiinciiii secretary, J.  A. Stewart, 51 Cmduwi St., recorder,  W. Hawkins, tieasiiiei, C Mower, guide.  A. 11. LcgaU; gti.inliuii, A. K Anderson; delegates to T. a.. L. Council, Fred  Hawe and .1. Glliuan. Meets fust and  tiiiid Wednesdays of each niontli in Union Hall. ,,,  JOURNEYMEN TAILORS' i; S O.N OF  'America, No. ITS���.Meets llrst and  thud Mondays in^ioom No. I, Xrn*on  hall. President, C, Whal-m: vicc-presi-  dont, F. Logg; refolding scciotary, P.  Williams, ISl-t Seventh avenue W.; financial secretaiy, T. Wood, licn.surer,  W. W. Toombs, seigcanl-at-arms, T.  Mathews.  half gallons of paint.    As far as the ac-  The .iluriiuiiil Queen and llie J,obeU>r.  ( Tlioi]iioi*u of the niuriiiiiiils wns iu n  bail temper. The Sen Porpwit luul just  M'litliurn ncwgolduii comb, uml tlii'ry  wus n.ship lying off near, so, of rour.-i',  slu; wiuiti'il toyu niul sit on the ruc'ss  and toinl) her lutir. But, unfortunately,  it was tin* iltiy on which she must give  iiiuliciici' to hor people. "Never miiul,  your iniiji'Sty," suid ono of tho courtiers, "I think then; nro only two  oiisos to which you need attend personally.1' So tlio queun took her Kent on a  groat pearl throne, nnd presently tho  court herald culled out tho name of John  D'Ory. Tho odd-looking tish' advanced,  and was asked to state liis grevanoe.  "May it please yourmnjoaty,'' he said,  "I wish to change my nnmu. I iind John  is one of tho most common names among  our common oneniips, the   fishermen.  May I in fnture be called Fits. Clarence I nook and comer before the work is, sat-1  D'Ory?"   Tho queen, who had listened | isfactorily completed."  minutes,  and used only two     and 0���e.|J"1'    ����'��� ��'  1���8 nnd earned a pike, j    w. Absoluto reservation from sale or  "��T     Uhe" u>y�� g,"sscs- lle ,ll*��  low of a certain part of each known  > und  uml workmanship was concerned, the ,e-; ">"B"l.  wiV'i   hiin   tl.e  announcement of conl urcai  ^ thnt state ���Wned m{aev  sulls    seemed    to    favor    the    mau as   lllu      <���<-�����������������   �����   h'***   l"-<-��  brother   (.lames it nccessI|ryi mny be ^y possible ���j  against  tlie  iniiclilna.     His  bui-li      hiui;w*.*  w'">  w'"-'  n Moiu'culier  well-known the  futllre>    A���  ^ ,easeg op grantg  Bi>eii an evtia .lab of paint to hide tlm ' "' ������'<������ 'vesten, states,  which occurred  iu |,epcnfter niade to contain a provision  lough   spots  ami   knots  liute   and   ihcie.i ,sun*       '''l""'      <">'���     ��*������"���'���   inti-restlng vn.Mlnp.  the   government    to    flx  the  nnd  had curled around corners ���n,l joints , nietnctos of his trij" he brought      witli pi.lc0 ot ,,���.,, l0iiaed on cars 0[. v(Jggels  lo make tlio job a complete     one.    The j >���'"'���  After nil his  tiaveiiing "Pat"  has for sh|pments ,t0 Bi c. COnsuiiieifi.  Painting inavhlna was found to luiwi il..-.-, ���imv<-'-* "<��� "'���' conclusion that theie    i.-i 15. MiHiicipallzation  and public con*  Uibutod   a perfectly  even      coating     of   "<���  l'1'"-'" >'**o  Vancouver,   and   it is  his trol of th(} ilQUOr trafflc.  paint over tlio entire surface,  but lenv-   intention to settle down again  in     tho 16i tj^ rIght to a referendum where  ing   the   corners   and   depressions   which   TonnniU  Cily.    .Mr.   Cody's sister  iei|iiiied uolng o\or by hand.    While tho   her family dim; west with hlni.  machine  will maintain  n decided advantage  ns  far     as    speed,  economy      nnd  workmanship  me concerned on a    largo  l.UlLDEItS' LAHOISl.US' FEDERAL  Union, No. 32. Vancouver���Meets  every Thursday evening at S o'clock, in  room No. 1, Union hall. President,  Fred Collins; secretary, II. Sellers, Western Hotel; delegates to liuildiiig Trade*  Council, IT. Sellers, Chris Foley and  John Sully.  VANCOUVER TYrOt'HAl'lllGAL UNION. No. '2'26, meets tlio iiitirth Monday In eaeli month at Union Hall.  President. C. S. Campbell: vice-president. II. W. King, secretary, S. .1.  Gothard; P. O. bo\ (!<>: tieasurer, C!co.  Withy, sprgennt-nj-arm*., A 1' Arnold;  executive committee, W. n Hunt. fi. K.  rienott. W. Mi unci. Itohl. Todd; delegates to Tiniles nnd l..ilinr Council, W.  llrnnd, S. .). (intlinril.  F.  W. Fowler.  and  a valuable subsidy or franchise i.s  to  be conferred.  17. That all transportation companies  be compelled to give free transportation to members of the legislative as-  A   DAY'S-WORIC   SCHEME.  Tlie stonemasons of New  South Wales  ,     , ... .        f    liro agitating tluil  on all  ledcrnl.  state,  and  peifcctly smooth surface,  it is not   uml llllml(.ipn| work tho contrnct systcm semWy and Supreme court and county  likely   to  intocfero seriously      witli    tho   should bo superseded      by    day's woiki  judges.  work  of the    average   painter,     whoso   They, state that     if day's work can he     ig. Eleotion day to be a public holl-  brush has to travel  over vory     uneven I broud��t  about  on  this  class of     work,  d        and p^vigton, maaa    that everv  1 * I   lllOV     nnill.l     lm.-.,     nv'lM'V     ,nnn,hl*l-       +���     ha <t . -r- .  surfaces,  and into and around many  tbey  would  have  every  member    to   be  given a cbano��; they would tend i��� tho employer shall be free from service at  names.'of members in rotation as men .least four consecutive hoars during  might be needed. I polling time, , .    |  CORNF.R   CORDOVA   AND.  OARRALI.  STREETS,  VANCOUVER.  Slakes a specialty of Dewar's speniat  liqueur, also Usher's black label ]iq*ueur  whiskey. Largo stock ot imported and  domestic cigars. Finest billiard and  pool tables. ��� R. B. MULLIGAN &  CO., Proprietors.  I!  -.-'-I  SI  11 H  Ail  '1  *i  iii  ii  til  ��� *& jamajMSjTMW��fc ���*������  POULTRY IN CANADA  A BUSINESS THAT CAN  BE SUBSTANTIALLY DEVELOPED.  ifcr  ir  WMl  Vx  f):;  li'v  it.  i  !.  l :  Tbu English Poultry Mm Uets-ThulrXcciU  and How to Supply Them���Somo Idea  of Wlint Hus Already Been Dono ln  Canada in the Direction of Mcctlui;  the WauU of tlieie Markets.  Bulletin ot thc Department of Ag-  riculture, Ottawa :��� Poultry farming  in Canada is a business that- con bo  substantially developed in several  market brnni*lies.--(l) the selling ot  specially liluinii, well dressed chickens to Canadian city merchants, otto commission iueiTlnint.s in (���'rent  Britain; (-) tlio selling of livo chickens to firms who export th in to  Great Britain; nnd (.'5) tho selling nf  fresh winter eggs. These are the  most profitable branches of poultry  farming.  There nre in "Montreal produce merchants who will pny from ten to eleven cents a pound for'fatted chickens. Tho*<iuality of chicken they 'de-'  fiii'O is a plump, fiill-bronstecl,.voting  chicken 'weighing about four pounds.  A thin chicken enn bo transformed into one of theso plump, juicy chickens  hy three weeks' special feeding in a  confined crate, 'lhe chicken must be  starved thirty-six hours before-killing  ond Iio. killed either b.v iV-location of  tho neck, or by bleeding in ths roof  oi the mouth, it, must, bu dry plucked-with the exception of thu feathers  on the .upper part of the nock uml  head, around thu hock joints, and on  tho small joint of the wing; and it  must not bo drawn..-.  One of these merchants slated'that  ho would'buy five hundred thousand  pounds <of these specially fattod chickens in Montreal this fall, and guarantee tp-pny not less'than ten cents per  pound for each chicken. There is,  therefore, no danger of an over supply, or of a lowering of the price ot  fatted chickens in Montreal during  the1 present season,  'His Dominion' Department of Agriculture ships specially fatted chickens to Great Britain every year. Lust,  year the price received; in Great Britain tor the chickens exported from  tho 'illustration" stations was '.; from  six and.three-quarter pence to eight  penco per-pound.' The ocean freight  from Montreal to Liverpool, haulage,  and commission charges, amount to  one cent por pound on a:shipment, of  over ;two .hundred/chickens, so that  sixteen cents per pound in Liverpool  equals fifteen cents per pound nt  Montreal.  Canadian chickens are favorably received in Groat Britain- The British  ���produce merchants arci desirious of a  Inrg^j increase in the Canadian chicken .trade. A prominent Manchester  (hhighnd) merchant wrote concerning  a,>! shipment ;..sold by hint; from  the SmithviUo..: (Ontario. [ sta-;  tion. "."The lot' wore nice young  stuff,'' and T should be glad if  Professor Itobertson could resell me a few thousand packed similarly, to arrive next December; J unitary .'-'February, und -March.'''-The last  British trade returns to hand show  that Canada exports to Great .Britain only two per cent, of the value  of the chickens imported..- The Canadian chicken trade witli Great Britain is l|as tyet only in its infancy;. it  can be substantially Vdeveioped.lIt, is  a profitable business.- J������.-��� -,.-'���.  The greatest demand in both Great  Britain and Canada is for chickens  weighing from four to five pounds  each, ��� drossod weight. The demand  for large heavy chickens in Great  Britain or Canada is limited. -Two  chickens four pounds each arc satisfactory for' a large dinner, but one  eight pound dic'cn i.s not.[��� satisfactory for two ordinary dinners. However, it is advisable to fatten large  framed chickens even if ihey weigh  wore than five pounds when dressed.  A largo .plump breasted;'chicken is  moro saleable than a largo thin  chicken.   I ������'���.  The White Wyandottes and medium  'sized ���Barred'Plymouth Rocks aro thc  two best .American breeds for market  and for eggs. Early .hatched White  Wyar.dotto or Bailed Plymouth  Hock pullets are good winter layers.  The cockerels should bo placed in the  fattening crates when they are three  months old, nnd they will be ready  for market when they are about four  months old.  The crates in which the fattening is  carried on at the illustration stations are six foot long, sixteen inches  wide, nnd twenty inches high. The  bottom ot thc crate is on laths, one  nntl three-eights of an inch apart.  T_ho_Jn__h_|_Jn Jl3__t__^i^I^ecd^ up and  down, two inches apart.  ant labor of killing nnd packing cun  do so at a profitablfc-prico.  'Tliere is generally? a'scarcity of  .fresh eggs liming the winter i-oii'.hs.  The reason of this can usually be. attributed to a want, of curly hutched  pullets for laying, and to their not  being properly housed und fed. A  warm roosting pen at night is u  great factor in stimulating hcn-i tu  lay diirin.g the winter, 'ihe food  should contain a largo quantity of  refuse meat or bone. The meat cun  be bailed, and llie water tluil lb*  meat has been boiled in inn be used  for mixing with the mash. A laying  hen should be fid in the winter tluvi*  times a day; a small handful of  grain thrown in tlu* litter in the  morning, a light food of warm mush  in the i"ni*dd!o of tho day, nntl a handful of grain at night. Any variety  of grain is suitable. Hoots and vegetables aro also necessary. They  should be cut in half and stuck on  nails -driven in the wall of the pen  about a foot above the ground!  Mr. 1*\ C. flare, Cliief of the Doin-  ioion Poultry liivision. points "out aS  tlie result of experience, that , lhe  fanners and poultry 'rearers "bf Canada should realize.  1. That, pure bred or high grade  chickens can be reared more.cheaply,  can bo fatted more ehoaplyl In the  fattening crates,, and present a bolter market appearance than, do common chickens or "scrub" chickens.  2. That, tliere is more prolit' iii;  placing well fatted chickens on iho  market than in marketing lean chickens, n " '  3. Thait four months old i.s the  most profitable ago al which lo market, chickens." .���.���..-.  ���1. '.lhat heavy chickens are not generally as saleable as medium weight  ones. ''      '  5. That the type of chicken desired in Canada or Great Britain is a  young, plump bird, wilh a broad  full breast, whito colored llof-h, white  or yellow colored legs, without feathers or spurs, and with a small head.  6. That crate fattening of chickens  is the farmers'.'.business;','that ft is a  prolitablo business; that it does not  require a large outlay to fatten one  or two hundred chickens; that tha  chickens are fod from 'troughs;'������ and  that machine feeding is not necessary. ;.   :" ',���''"'.���,.   .'���.'''.-: "  .  Tho Commissioner of,, Agriculture  and Dairying, Ottawa, will, on application, freely furnish additional information concerning aiiy branch of  the poultry business.  Host ia Great Itrltulii.  The Shorthorn bull Koyal Duke  (75,509) is a roan, calved iii Jfarch,  lfiOS, got by Prince Victor (7ii,320),  dam Rosewalor by Hod Hover,; (03,-  192), In commenting on this bull  the London Livo : Stock Journal  sayst .   ; .'"-���''   ���  J ti the class for bulls throe or four  years i old there were ho' fewer than  twenty-two entries, and taken as a  lot, the animals n^dc a highly imposing display.' V liis Majesty,, iho  King was 'represented 'by the same  two bulls that headed the class at  Cardiff Inst year, arid if thoy did not  quite repeat tho performance on this  EVAPORATING APPLES,  ' Canada Mixlir. Huve Sonic ofTI.N iwhiHlry  Now Centred ���>�� tbo SouU-lvru hlioie  <.f Luke Michigan.  There is no good reason why Canadian fanners should not have a  greater share in the evaporated  apple industry, which presently .��>)'-  peurs to centre in-a few towns in  Wayne county, N. Y��� boiduring the  southern shore of Lake Ontario.  Horo almost every farm has a large  tipple orchard, says the OrnngcTudd  Farmer, nnd from a very early time  the drying of this fruit has boon a  speriul industry. Out. of those yours  of experience has grown the prosint  k'iln or dry house and ihu labor-saving machinery; The fii��� <���������>' h*��list-  as now con.strni-'.od iisuully runsisis  of two rooms, each 10 foot square.  Whenever the land permits il is built  upon a-hillside, which admits of a  ilee i basement imdoi* one end of the  building, while the Iloor of tlio.other  ,ond is level Willi o the ground, "us  shown inFig. !��� In the outside or  roeciping room, b, the apple*, are  pared, breached ami sliced, while the  inner room, a, is used exclusively for  (Irvine -i  Tho peculiarity of this drying rooty  is in'the iloor, which is niade .of  wooden strips about 1 inift wide, and  thiol;, and hoveled on both sides, set,  is cut up anil dried in short crop.yetira  ia known us "ihop," and is mainly  exported, ln ordinary seasons only  windfalls and inferior apples aie  evaporated. In somo sections raspberries nre dri'd extensively, and  blackberries and other fruit occasionally. 'V  In Wayne County it is estimated  that a dry houso with a 10-foot kiln  can be built and equipped for fj.'iCO  to SilSO.   Tl.e cost of equipment   is,  Eiiclf"cri.tc  is divided by two wooden partitions  into throe compartments, and each  compartment holds four chickens.  Ordinary packing lioxes of nbout  tho same size ns the fattening crates  can have the bottom au;l ono sid'  removed, and b.v nailing laths length-  wise on tho bottom of tlie box, as  well ns up nnd down the front, llu  fattening can ho curried on satisfactorily. One or two boards should lie  loosened on tlio top ol tho box in order thnt the chickens can be removed. Tho boxes should bo plat-oil on  stands sixteen Inches from the  ground.  Further information regarding  tho fe<ding, killing, and shaping nf  tho chickens will bo found in the evidence of IflOl of lhe Cuiniiii-.Monor of  Agriculture and Dairying on '"1 lie  fattening of chickens." 'I'hiu tfill be  mailed to all who write for it. "Tho  Department of Agriculture is issuing  n bulletin on "Profitable Poultry  Fanning," which will, also, bo mulled froo .on request.  Farmers who aro not- in a position  to properly b'ill anil pack thoir chickens for market can dispose of them  alive to linns who export i.hem lo  Great Britirn. ; ',Several Montr.al  firms have notified the farmers in that.  neigborhood lo increase the 'capacity  of thoir poultry yards, guaranteeing  to buy all the young chickens roared  at tho highest possible market, price,  provided thoy be well fatted. .Sevci-  nl firms in Western Ontario will i'my  all the live chickens they con socuro,  so the farmers who desire to dispose  of thoir chickens without the attend-  siioRTiious*mux iioy.u. hukk.  occasion it can at least bo said that  no undue favor would have been  shown thorn had thoy both been rewarded with the .^saina"-'respective  honors as last year. The invincible  Royal Duke from Windsor had no  difficulty, whatever in retaining his  placo at the top and subsequently in  winning tho male championship.  This extraordinary son of'Prince  Victor never looked bettor, and he  accounted for his 'opponents a- deal  more easily thun in 1001, as ho  walked better and at the samo time  was admirably straight in his'Shapes  and level iu his ilesh. This triumph  in tho, championship ' makes Hoyal  Duke's third supreme victory at Iho  premier British show, a record which  has perhaps never been equaled and  which can leave no'doubt us to tho  marvelous quality of tho bull.  i.ife-'-rii'.-S  ���i^SK>:*'.*'rtv  iSili^'^UMi::- '"       '"'  ��� VKI. 1���PLAN OI*' APfLB  KV.M'llUATOII. '.  wide sido up and about $ inch apart  on top. This makes a slatted iloor���  the spaces of which ai'oowiiicr apart  on tho tinder side than on top. The  heat passes through this form ol  Iloor bettor than one made of squure-  odged strips, in the roof is a ventilator, through which the heated air  and vapor puss olT.  Tho basement, o, below: tho drying  floor, is generally. 12 foot high and  sometimes .more;. lii'the-'��� centre is  Placed n largo furnace, in which-7, a  coal, iiro is kept day and night- To  assist in distributing tho heat evenly,  the gases."- pass..Ihrougli,pipes that  circle.around the room about " foot  from the floor ubov'e, J'^ig. '3. 'finally  Uniting' and entering a chimney -at  tho side of tho building.* In some : 0f  the modern houses'-the'chimney , is  carried through 'the centre of; Uie  floor and through the ventilator .'Iin  'tin? roof, thus causing a more rapid  circulation of nil*. The basement;'.and  Somotimes the drying room -above,''* is  often ceiled with lath nnd plnstor*us  a protection against fire. The entire  basement is.practically u hot liir.fu'r-"  <naco,: cool air - being "admitted  through holes in the foundation wall','  and wlien heated . pass' -th'i;Siiglr.' tho  "slatted iloor above. Tho 'object- is to  ���'create a rapid circulation of hot, dry  Vo-ir.'.,':'.-, ''���'���''���'",."���'   ���'��� ������������>';..*'���'  AppTes are stored in sheds or convenient-piles outside ;.nntU brought in-  .t.oV the "operating room :as needed..  Tloro thoy ali-c pared und cored by a  largo nincliine, a,,Fig. 2. ; The.pnred  fruit falls upon aitrible, b; lit which  operatives sit, who examine "���' each  'apple and cut off fragments of : skin,  .decayed spots, etc., fin ally throwing  the perfect fruit into a .bushel" crate,,  o c. 'This is then plaicd in l.he  bleaching-box, d,;, for half un hour,  where it is'subjected to the .fiimos of  burning- sulphur, .'Vrifler'V'whi'h the  apples are sliced with a miuhino, c,  ThO sliced 'apples /���fnll.'into, biisliel  crates,v.which' when full arc oinptiod  on the iloor of the drying room.The  floor can bo coyore.d to a depth of 4-  to.O inches of .frosb fruit. Aflor drying for several hours, the fruit is  shoveled "over, and whon the proper  decree of... evaporation is reached   jt  MQUNTiNG A GRINDSTONE.  ���V, True, Steady, Kasy  Golni? Stone W*.l��i  So liarkliudi���A SatWuclory Jie-.  thud 1-nlly Desci-ilfcil.  Th.o most satisfactory inothod of  ci*.n*:lructing a grindstone.��� .frame 1  havo mot wilh is shown in tho nc-  i*(imp.inying sketch, sn.vs a Uoine o��'d  Farm coi-respoiident.  l'o:* ordinary stones the frame  should ho buiit IH in'.lies wide, 110  inches high and 30 iiul.es long. Mnke  the emit! of 3 by 8 inch stud and ihe  sklos of 2'by .8 iiicli. Plane it np  nicely, bolt it securely together and  give it u good coat of paint.  Ono can buy very good ,sots of  grind ;lon;iiroln now for ,"in cents,  including a m:tnd.*ol roller, bourin-js  mil i-rank. f lmvo on-s very serious  objection to the common gi*Tnd��loi*,e  tiiiindi-cl,' nnil that is that tho crank  does not screw on; but has n siiuuiv  end, on which tho crank dae.s not lit.,  :;.: no.;:)���end'vi'k.w, :'��� .,.". ;;,:  furnace S20, 'pipes. S20, purer S13,  slii'or $20, bleaching box and crates  $15, total SSS. Some consider a  bettor furnace, costing S'10, .more  economical.-'--..Commercial dry houses,  :i..e.; those", purchasing green, fruit  for. drying, are on the same general  plan as the farm evaporators,* but  larger. The grading and pr.ejc'ing of  the dried fruit- is.done, by oonimcr-  cial packers, who have largo warehouses devoted to the storing an!*  handling of this stock, nnd who buy  the evaporated fruit of farmers and  small evaporators.  ;  SliiM*|i-WorrylnB In llrltnln.  ,Shecp-��'orrying   by   stray dogs is a  cause  of great  loss  to  (loc.kniasters.  and  (bore  is singular roiiiissiK'Ss    in  formulating si'licnuis^foi*"ir"rc'iireilyf  Tho Bill of 1000 embodied some excellent clauses. Iint sinco it. wont tho  way of tho innocents nothing.further  has boon dono to'end thc.evil. Local  authorities lmvo ...far too little authority in a mnl lor of this kind, "h.'y  sliould seize and lock up stray dogs,  iind it should bo��� declared .legal to  -shoot at siiiht dogs found ihasing  fhu'op. At prownt tho law in'England seems to bo ihiita dog cannot  bo shot except, to-savo Ilio life Of ii  sheep. -If ho hns already, .claimed his  viclim there is no further penalty fur  him. lie must not. only bo caught in  tlio act. but ho must bo found so worrying the Khoep as to cause its deal li.  Thoro should lie nrt cxoinpticn-i' from  llconso, nnd overy dog should carry  a collar louring his owner's name.���  Scottish hnrmer.  Furor* <;iiniullnii 1'ncliiiiK.  Tho now Cniie.dian law. which wont  into olToct last season, providing for  the proper brnti'-ling of export .apples,  seems to please foreign buyers. >.a.vs  Tho Orange .Itnld Farmer. 'Iho national federation of fruiterers,' nn  'Knglish organization of dealers, has  recently adopted a resolution calling  attention to "thn unsntisfaolory way  in which American apples nro packed,  and asks, if if is not. possible to  adopt the snmo system ns Canada,  and have all tte apples grinded and  stamped with a government- stamp.  By so doing, this will largely increase the demand for best, quality,  and conJi0f|uentiy tho price of American fruit,"  GoiitK ou an Iowa Fan".  1 have been tc sec Mr. B. F. Rich-  nithcn and his Angoras at. Flower  Mound Stock farm, just outsi'do of  Dubuque, la., and was greatly .surprised to find llie '100 Angoras now  on the farm in such perfect, condition.    Though thoy are not grain fed  I.AZAItUS, CHAMP10.N* S700 llt'CR.  and have subsisted entirely on brush  and woods, most of thoni are as fat  as pigs and aro taking on their n.'W  coats of hair in splendid fa-sliit n. 'lhe  kid crop at Flower Jdound was something liioru than an average ono, and  tho sixty I.a--*arus kids that 1  saw hero are among the finest '1 have  yet seen in the country.���.lolin 11am-  iett;in American Sheep Hioodcr.  Sheep IJestr��y -\Veed*.  ."Of the GOO weeds and grasses  growing in lhe Northwest,!' writes  Prof. Thos. Shaw, "it i.s-estimated  by those t hat have mado a study of  it, that thoop will eat 570 of thorn,  while horses-commune.about S2 and  cattlo only 50. Tho fact is, sheep  prefer many kinds of woods to grasses, and woody fields and horse i>*.isl-  iiroSfi*..re improved by tinning a small  (look of sheep in'o them. When sheep  devour the weeds the.v do not charge  anything .for Ithe work. On the other  hand,'thoy pay tho fnrmer for the  privilege of pulling tho weeds. The.v  tuin Iho weeds into unit ion. frei-h,  juicy i nd crisp. A sheep's stomach  is tho most perfect, receptacle that  wns lover made'for weeds. It is sure  death to every form of wood life.. So  wood seeds retain the power of resurrection after having boon Iniriod in  lhat_Jiving sopulcher,_thc st nma .h of  a'sheep." ,  iio. -���i-i.ooi: l'l.AN.  is .shoveled into barrels'or bugs   and  sold.  .Evaporating apples is largely, a  homo .industry anil all well-appointed  farms in that territory have a dry-  hoii.so its above described. To operate  such ii house requires a inan for tho  paror, another for, the slicer and two  women or large children to trim Uio  pared fruit. A fair day's work Is to  dry 100 bushels, or 5,000 pounds  green fruit, which gives an average of  000 pounds evaporated fruit. This  rcqiiii'es an average of 800 pounds  anthracite coal. Tho cores and pooling aro dried and generally pay  for the coal. 'V This stock is used  for llavorings, puddings, etc. Green  fruit too small and hard for   Darius  *ll.*iniir�� for tin* Family (lardcn.  J.Iost of our. besti gnrn soils an:  deficit nt' in potash, and therefore*  stable iiinnuro alono is not sufiiciont.  For the family garden tho ashes,  where the fuel is wood, as is nearly  always tho case on farms, aro usually sufficient. As much'as eight or  nine; tons may bo put on an aero, nml  oven ten Ions will not l;c loo much,  .'though'..the latter .amount will contain moro potash than any one crop-  will consume, and much of tho surplus may bo lost b.v leaching. But  there should really lie no loss worth  mentioning if ihu 'ground is kept busy  with one ciop succeeding another, as  sliould always I e done wilh gardens.  As soon, for hun:1110c, ns tlio onions  aro harvested sow cowpcus or some  othor bean) and harvest tho samo and  plant nnolh.r crop of onions. * The  snmu ground may bu niade lo yield a  crop.of onions und a.crop of peas or  lieiins evory year by u.xing freely  slahlo.manure and wood ashes. 'I'll';  ashes, howovor, should bo used as a'  top dressing ��� Farm and Kancn.  If. S. Totuicr.n Importation.  Tobacco ranked 15th among the articles imported in II.901 by the United States. The value of imported tobacco in all forms was Sl.8.770,520,  compared with $10,536,703 the previous year. The largest amount, came  from Cuba, whoso ..exports "tn that  country amounted to S12,137,13.1,  most ol wliich was leaf tobacco.  '',-v .-���.'VKAMk Kim liuis.isroxi':. ������"-..���.*������  but-flops" about "any old -.way" und  vory of I en causes ilio 'one .who is .furnishing tlio''powi)i*'J to bruise ��� or: s'.Jn  his knuckles against the 'frame.''  Tho "first thin..? I would do with  siuh a-mandrel'.-would- lie- to, tn'-O it  to" tho noaicsl- blacksn-.-iih's shop.saw  the .st|iiaro ni*.l off with a ha.'k saw,  run" a .drill ihrougli the * square ho'.o  in Iho crank and make it roi nd, rim  a tap .through tho crank and thread  the end of the liuindi-cl.X By so doing  you have n. good, steady, easy, going  rran';, wi:hoiu. any blackldsh. Fit  tho. stono. find I tho exact centre with your divida-s, thm horo  tho block. Vsb'11. piece of thir.c" paste-,  board ��n eaeh. side of the stone lio-  tween tha iron washer and .the.stone.  a piece of wood in the '.square hnlo. in  thestone, find'.thb' exact- centre with  a hole the ��i��e of mtin'droi through  the block. , Use-a jiiocc. of ; thick  Pasteboard on each'side of the stone.  Put'l the stone rn\the-vmandrel,.'.' observing to useth.! washorsasiabbvc,  and screw the. nut up hard and- fast.  '.-������A Vstoiio iiiouiitod; thiis' should-���' run  true,'! but, if '��� it. does not, do 'not resort "to wedges as. is lusually. ;.tii'e  lease,' hut .lake ail old' flat mill file  'and'use it as a turner's gouge nn*d  turn the stono both 611 the sides and  faco. yi'-' Jiyy- ';/ .'���-.,'���:.." XX y    ..,-."  1 I IVhen Farmers Should Advertlie.  The day has passed when a,, fiiruior  must toll 'what he raises to!'one. certain : man at one c'ertahi place,.!; says  the'; American".Agriculturist." There.  are many, markocs and -ninny buyers..  ������There are ofleii. soi-. many.: 1 buyers that'  it' pays , fariiiuis to"1 adveriiffi i'7swluit  thoy lite,0 for. salo.-' '���'.'��� The .shrewdest  seller gets what; lie has to .soil,: in-, the  niostl'l-iitt'rnclive'-: shape,. lets 'it ���" be  known' thatit is for sale, and" .then  sol Is,'not to.Ilio first hor yot the lust  bi;,'(16r,, but right, in the. heat   of -the.  -.'bidding.'.,'--������:��� ���"������,/ "iJAiii [J'Aiy. ���.'.' ;:. iyyiji  '"*-,;There, arc .ni'nny,.;\vay.s,:;tq advertise.;  local'Ipdp'ers;1 hand bills,.���'posters; cir-  c.iilar; liittoi's laiicl/dozens, of���'.': others,'  niostall ofI -wliich ore, prolitablo : if  you havo anything lot 'extra/quality.  . This spring' a boy I bedded a' barrel of.  swoot .p.otalbes "to raise plants to  soil. Two of his neighbors did lik'o-  wise. He had 'soine" bills struck', liaui-  ing the variety of his plants, "whore  tliey were to be found and. the prie.o.  Those he sent ouv broadcast. i;, In  three    weeks ho sold    20,000 plants.  .The;bther' fellows sold less .than : 3,-'  OOOat just half the price.. . ���Ah'A-"  A; nian living near, mo Iliad "several  ,huiidre'd bushels. of corn, -lie ndviir-  tiso(l soed coi 11 Tor sale, niid sold his  .ciirn-at" 1.15 cents.'morel per "bushel  than his neighbors. A man hud a  lino young horso: which ho knewVbiicI  'somo. !iue points. Somplof hiviu'ig'h-  bors otTered as high as SlilO for.liini.  Tlio nian was not satisfied, so hud,a'  pieturonnd cut 111 ado   of   tlio horse,  '-.then a printed description, with lhe  picture at thol top.   IU* sent thfBc to  bin semen,    and sold   -the horso    for'  5150. .-/.....,.        '���;'; .''.'���;���  [ii   . .":���/:���  SHIPPING APPLES TO ENGLAND.  CMitidiuii I--uiiiiei* Wlio Hus Found It Vm-  IklaiffU ilm- Twenty Ycult-.  1 1 have been shipping Famo-so in  boxes for -D years, anu 1 would not  have kept at it if it were not prolitablo. 1 iuiia bvon cultivating' rul  apples for the last 2D or t>u years,  apples'that can bo shipped in Uicwo  boxes. 'j ho Fuiiioiise is tho lust  tipplo that is caliod for in l-nglaud.  Vihen ii ur.ivos in boxes it arrives in  excoilenl condition and foiiiiudnds tho  highoht, pricos. 'iho sotonu uu is iho  fUaoki.dosdi Ked; it is a seedling of  iho Fuineiisc���u larger uppie. ' 'lhcn  there is tho Wealthy, but it does not  come up lo tho two first luontUmeii.  1, ship to London, Liverpool' ;>nd  Glasgow, not to commission; merchants, but to Uio army m-d navy  stores and to private consumers.  There are 1!)0 apples in a box. '1'iio  box costs 5."i cents, tiller.*) and all.  Thou in addition to that, after they ;  aro full" tliey have lo bu nailed wilh  2A-inc*h who nails, and tho .orueis  bound witli iron. 1 used Cochran  eases liuo-ycnr; tliey wi*ro incxleial'-y.  succossful. -This'is air,open case li;;o  a crate:' iiiy caso is closed except iho  holes at- the ends for lifting; 1 iio hot  beliovo,.in an open caso in an* ordi- :  nary comparlmcnt stoamor; you 'iio .  not always got cool air or''pure"air.  . 1 Used to coiiuiionro shipping,at the  beginning'-'of September, with" Biieh-'���'.-���  ess in thecordinai'y coinpai'lmoht.but  somo. yoiirs ,it Was ..not, successful. X  picked the apples a little on thc green',  sidol Then.'1 used to ship.'Faniouso  as. soon ns thoy were picked���wo began in the.;:first woe'.-: ��of . October- I do not ship Famousc now until tho .middle, of October. , I keep  them at least a fortnight in :'co!d.  storage in Hontroiil.lanci T ship when'  cool, Vhen tho thermometer outsido  in the street is 50 degrees. - Iflship-./  pod in cool.lwcalher they will arrivo  iu the ordinary holds in good eomii-  tion. and I think thoy will arrive in  bettor condition in boxes than in  barrels.'11 do not ship thorn irf cold  storage, but I wait until the weather  is cool.���"R- XV. Shepherd,' Canada, in  American Agricultuiist..,,, :/  The Proper Topping of lSectn.  Ilio proper topping of boots is too  often neglected. ]3dwar>d C. Post lias  mado some interesting tests .(analyses  by Wiley)'which, indicate that,,normally grown boots, that is. those having but a slight portion of tho boot  exposed nbovo tho ground, >hould bo  cut off nt the lowest groin loaf stock,  as shown by tho line at X in Fig i;  or X in 'Fig. 2. Boots having very  iarge tops should be cut oit woll  down to the ground   lin*. as indicat- "  :������:/- Clienp TiloVHii'f! Ho*; [Vn.     /!  "A cheap movable hoglpen islshown  in  oiirvillustration.    Uso four  iiooos  .'Ixll-inch  stulT, 0ach:3 .foot   long    for,  _tliO-xOor:ioiL_,l?o^s^.aneL_j*ighlrg-ii)clr  boards any length desired for the  sides; Nail bottom boards. 0 inches'  fiom tho ground and the   top   ones U  iiitTi.ivr, ok i'i:y.  inches ahc-.'o (he others. "Plnce a  trough at ono ond und secure by  clouts and sirups milled to posts. To  prevent shoals jumping out, additional strips can be nailed.-'above or'  a smooth fencing wire strung round  at top. Haiso the pm 'up on one end,1  call throe or four shouts and '-drop  tho Inclusure over them.,., The* hogs  will iboroiighly root up and manure  tho. enclosure.';.-Two men can 'move  the pon:  X'ondi'iiHiiil Milk.  Condensed -milk' in its present form  was first put on the market in 1801.  Between 1800 and 1870 four or fivo  factories producing nn average of 5,-  000 ono-pound cans each per v day,  were in operation. This number has  increased to 50 in 1900, with ri total  output, of 180,021,787 pounds ot.condensed.milk.        ^   I)o     not havo the niasb sloppy; it  should ho crumblv.  UF.I.ATIVE WOItTH IN StlOAli IIKI.T-TOrPISO.  od in the block line in Fig. 3. Tho  weights and contents of the various  parts.of the boots aro also shown in  the cut.  It appears that, in this tost, tho  purl of the hoof protruding above the  soil indicated by the upper dotted  line, j.j poor in sugar and low in  purity, and much in this part of the  root is cut olT in lopping. This makes  a double loss, which is avoided by  having tho beets but littlo exposed  above ground! The serlion of the  root grown immediately beneath tho  surface1 of the soil .is-usually richest  in sugar.  .Provide FooiIa Hlch In I.hue.  Bran ,is excellent for. poultry, und  ono point in; favor of bran is,* that  it contains a much larger proportion  of lime than any other chea1,) food  derived from grain, and as 1 he 5-holla  of eggs arc composed of .lime, It is  essential that food rich in lime b��  provided. It may bo urged thnt tho  use of oysler shells will provide  liino, but it will-bo found, that' it is  the: lime in the food that is -nost  'serviceable;'because'It'is-inv a form  thnt can be bettor digested and assimilated ''than7 carbonate: of lime,  says tho American Fancier. Clover  is alsolrich in lime; and when n mess  of out clover and bran is given tho  fowls thoy need no oyster shells or  other mineral matter as a sourco  from wliich to obtain-a'supply of  lime for tho eggs. Ho not forgot  that, in summer, however,  all kinds  of���foods-should-be_used_w.lth_judg;   mont. Jf tho hens have a free range,  give no food at'.'all'as'.long as they  aro laying, but if thoy begin to fall  off, let bran be. the leading '-ingredient, allowed. In winter the brnn and  clover are even more essential, us tho  fowls cannot then secure green food ���  on the range.  A Chapter nlr Vt'ci'tiibl"*.  I'ot.itocn eonie from- far Virginia:  Parsley wns sent ua from Siirilinln;  Fri'iieh licinis, low lirotvlniron tlie curth.  To distant India truce tlielr birth;  Kut scarlet runners, gny nnd lull.  Tlmt climb upon your Burden wall���  A <.*hccrful'B_j*lit to all around���  In Soulli. America were found.  Tlio onlnn traveled*hero from Spnln;  The leek from Swltwrliind wc guin,  Onrllc from Sicily obtain:  Snlnacli In fur Syria crows:  Two hundred years ago or more  nrtusll tlio artichoke sent o'er.  And southern Europe's icn-const aliors  lli'i't root on us bestows.  Wlien ,'Mzabotli was rclKiilner here.  Pons cume' from Ilollniid, and wero dear.  The south of Europe lays Its claim-  To beting, but sonic from Mnvpt came,  The radishes, both tlitu and stout,  KiiIIyc's ot Chlnn urc, no doubt:  But turnips,-enrrots niid sea kale.  With celery, so crisp nnd pule.  Are products of our own fair land,  And eablmnes, n goodly tribe,  Which', abler peris inli;lit well describe,  Aie nlso ours, I understand. '  ���London Tioung Folks' Rural.  - poultry Parug;rftph��. I  The poultry house should be whitewashed inside .and out, roof and  sides.  Tho timo of!hatching7 Is'.'of. mora importance than the breed, if you want  winter. *��B".  'ihs-  ITO*iyjWOf^^'u^UfJ.*��mxillJ����rt.M^^^.) IliHJIWl'llllWJffi. a��*v!*32g_gam5_=55  THE INDEPENDENT  if  K<  VAXCOUVEIt, B. C.  JINGLES AND JESTS.  How a Bl'iidpn'a Won.  Just a man and just a uini...  Just a hammock in the shade;  Juat u pair of laughing eyes.  Tinted like the summer skies;  Just a little argument  Savoring of sentiment;  Just the theme of love begun,  And Just this���the maiden's wool  , itn Statu*.  Indignant Victim���Confound you. sir!  You advertised u "gusher." und now 1  And tlmt Ihere Is not n drop of oil com-  Ing out of tho well! What kind or a  gusher do you cull IhntV  Texas Ollocrut���Ingrowing gusher.  IIoiiNeliold  Thoafffht.  Now the pumpkin sets nglow  All our funcles. don't you know.  Now the pumpkin, plump and big,  Makes our fancies dance a JIr.  Now tho pumpkin makes us Elgh  Till our fancies roll in pie.  A Snlllnrj* Exception.  "Our otllclals should understand that  Uncle Sum expects every man of them  to do bis duty."  "All except the customs officials, of  course.  lie expects them'to collect it"  Itncc tu the Sivlft.  Manhattan���I saw two automobiles  In a smiisliup this morning.  Broadway���How did it happen?  Manhattan���They both tried to rim  down the same child.  lu Greece, when one peasant borrows (ire from-another's hearth to  kindle his own, the owner of thc lire  must accompany the borrower to  his home "to seo the fire, bln'/e,"  otherwise tho one making the loan  will lmve his bouse and goods destroyed by tho devouring clement.  OliT OF SORTS.���Symptoms, iread.  ache, loss of appetite, furred tongue, and  Kcnornl indisposition. These symptoms,  if neglected, develop into acute disease.  Jt is a trite .saying tlmt an ounce of  prevention is woith a nound of euro."  nntl a litlle 'attention at" this point mny  save mouths of sickness and liu-ge doctor's hills. For this complaint take from  t\so or three of Parinelcc's Vegetable  i'ills im going to bed, and one or two  for three* rilirhts in succession, and a cure  will  he effected.  Some men never give up until after  thoy break down.  There is a similarity in the making of salads and jokes. They are  more likely to suit our own tastes  than the tastes of others.  Where a fire burns upon the hearth  the Germans say that lightning never  strikes.  Paper is used as a substitute    for  rubber on bicycle tires.  Some women are good looking un-  ��i! after thoy find it out.  Messrs. C. C. Richards & Co.  Gentlemen,���My daughter, I'd years  ���Id, was thrown from a sleigh and  injured her elbow so badly it remained stiff and very painful lor throe  years. Four bottles of MINARD'S  LINIMENT completely cured hor and  she has not been troubled for two  yoars. '      Yours  truly,  ,T. B. J.EVESQUE.  St. Joseph, P.a, Aug. 18, 1900.  Beauty is inly skin deep, but ugliness is built up from tho bone.  No, Cordelia, a plagiarist isn't no-  ocssarily the author of a play.  Tn Devonshire, England, if a fire  burns blue and dead, it is thought  to be a forerunner of death or disaster in that houso.  There never was, and never will be, a  universal pauacoa, in one remedy, for all  ilia to .which flesh is lioir���tho very nature of many curatives being such that  wero tiie germs of otlier aad differently  seated diseasos rooted in the system of  the patient���what would relievo one 111  iu turn would uggravate the other. We  havo, however, In Quinine Wine*, when  obtainable ln sound, unadulterated state,  a remudy for many and grievous ills. I)y  its gradual and judicious use the frailest systems are led into convulesenre  and strength by tho influence which Quinine exerts on naturo'n own rostorative*.  ���It-reliove.i-tho-drooping-spirltfl- ol- those  with whom a chronic stato or morbid  despondency and lack of Interest ln life  is a diBcuBc, and, by trnnquilUing tlie  nerves, disposes to sound and rufrcshitic;  sloop���imparts vigor to the action of the  blood, .which, being stimulutcd. courses  through tho veins, slrongthcniuff the  healthy animal functions of the system,  thereby making activity a necessary result, strengthening tho frame, and giving  life to the digestivo organs, which naturally demand increased substance���result,  improved niiootite, Northrop & Lyman,  of Toronto, havo given to the public  their suporlor Quinine Wine at the usual  rate, and, guuged hy the opinion of  ���cionlists, this wine approaches nearest  perfection of any in the murkot. All  druggists sell it.  Think of it ! A trolley enr runs  through tho streets of Jerusalem I  A ship-chandler in Front street.  Brooklyn, bears tho high-sounding  same of Mr. Westminster Abbey.  Brums made of aluminum arc used  in tho Clermnn Army. .They are llght-  mr and give a louder and more musical sound than those made of other  metal.  Agitation is tho method that plants  the school by the sido of the ballot-  box.���Wendell Phillips.  The moro we do the more we can  do. The more busy we are the more  hrisure we have.���Hazlitt. *  The Taliput palm of Ceylon has  loaves which nre sometimes 20 feet  long and 18 feet broad.  WASTING AWAY  THE  SAD   CONDITION    OF  MANY YOUNG  GIRLS.  Mothers Should Ho Vory Cureful Wheu  Their IJuuglituri Complain of Ileud-  uvho, Fickle Appetite, Dlszlness or  llourt Palpitation.  Many mothers neglect the health of  their growing daughters. Not wilfully, of course, but becauso they  think tho occasional headaches from  which thoy sudor, llckloncss of appetite, and pale cheeks, are the natural  rosu t of the morging of girlhood into womanhood. This is a serious  mistake." Thore is no period in a  girl's lifo when sho needs more attention, and unless tho littlo troubles  arc successfully treated, more serious  ones���perhaps decllno and consumption���are suro to follow. What every  young girl needs at this period is a  tonic medicine that will give her  a rich, red blood, strong nerves antl  bring hor safely through a critical  period iu her lifo. For thi.s purpose  there is no other medicino in tho  world can cqonl Dr. Williams'x Pink  Pills. Thousands of girls throughout Canada owe their present health  and'happiness to this medicine, and  thousands of others who are suffering  would soon be strong if thoy would  give Dr. Williams' Pink I'ills a fair  trial. Among tho many young ladies  who have proved the great worth of  this medicino is Miss Jossie Bcamer,  of Boyle, Ont. Miss Bonnier says :  "Somo J'ciirs ago I becamo very ill,  and my friends feared 1 was going into a decline. I was palo ; suffered  from terrible headaches: my appetite  was poor and 1 grew very thin. ' 1  became so weak that 1 could hardly  walk. II remained in this condition  for several months, during whicli  time 1 tried several medicines, but  none helped me in the, least. Then  my mother got mo some of Dr. Wil-'  linms' Pink Pills,, and' almost from  the outset thoy helped inc. As 1  continued the use of the Pills, the  severe headaches loft mc; my appetite  returned nnd T gained in weight. In  fact, 1 was soon enjoying' perfect  health, and have since continued to  do so. 1 attribute this entirely tn  the use of Dr. Williams' rink Pills,  and will be glnd if somo other weak  and ailing girl will profit by my experience."  Palo and sallow cheeks, dizziness,  headaches, palpitation of thc heart,  and tho fooling of weariness that afflicts so many young girls will soon  disappear if Dr. Williams' rink 7"*ills  nre used. These pills also euro rheumatism, dyspepsia, kidney ailments,  Rt. Vitus' dance, und the othor troubles that como from poor blood nnd  weak nerves. Sold by all dealers in  medicine or sent post paid at ;".0  cents a box, or six boxes for 132.30,  by addressing the Dr. Williams Medicine Co., Brockville. Ont.  Love may be blind, but small brothers see everything In sight.  Though the ostrich may not bo a  gambler be has, tips on many races.  Dvspcpsla or Indigestion is-occasioned  by 'the want of action ill tho Miliary  ��� nets. Iols nf vitality i�� the stomach to  secrete the gastric juices, without which  digestion cannot go on : ulso being tho  principal cause of Headache. rnrmolec's  Vegetable Pills taken before going to bed  for a while never fail tu give relief and  effect a curo. ' llr. F. W. Ashdown, Asli-  down. Out., writes : "Parmelee's Villi  are taking tho lead against ten other  makes which I. have in stock."  From a' cat's point of viow a saucer of cream is the lap of luxury*.  Fow women know how to grow old  gracefully, and even ,thoy do not  want  to.  ST. JACOBS OIL  For Stiff and Swollen Necks.  Mr. Hooper, 57 Grosvenor street,  Belfast, writes:��� "Having from a  cold got a very stiff and painful  swollen neck, I tried all thc usual  remedies without efTect. I was almost giving it up, when a book was  placed on my counter describing St.  Jacobs Oil. I procured a bottle, and  had scarcoly rubbed it on my neck  when I felt bettor. In a short timo  tho pain left mc and the swelling  went down. Finding it so good in  this caso, I then tried it on my  ankle, which I had sprained, and  which was frequently vory painful. I  soon-hnd"'the pluasuro-of-findingthat-  pain also disappear. I must say I  consider St. Jacobs Oil of great  value.  In chasing the ideal one often succeeds in catching up with the material.  What a shock it. would be to most  people if they could soo us as we seo  ourselves.  Minard's Linimoiit Cnres Distemper.  When a Hussion family moves from  one house to nnother thoy always  rake nl! the fire from the hearth of  tlio old domicile and carry it in a  closed pot to their new residence.  ��EWAGE_DISPOSAL.  Provincial   Health Officers  Visit llerllu's  Ilum-Dr, Anij-nt'i Paper on the subject und iMrcuHdliiii Thereon.  Just before the cl��se of the annual  meeting of tho Association of h-xe-  cutive Health Oilieers of Ouunio iho  members woro driven to tho Berlin  sewage faun, which thoy examined  with tho inmost thoroughness. Upou returning to the Court House a  paper was road to the Association  by Dr. Amyot on "fciewugo disposal." Dr. Amyot has been coniiuciing  a series of investigations at iho  Berlin farm during tho pust summer  on behalf of tho Provincial Boaid of  Health. Tho experiments havo boon  watched closely by Berlin's people, us  owing to tho peculiar sdtuutiun of tin  town tho *.juesl ion of soivngo dispo.-ul  thero is unusually ditllcult. Tho rapid  growth of the lost few years has increased tho quantity of sewage, until  there is now somo half-million gallons a yonr. Tliis [s much strongor  than ordinary domestic sewage, as  tlio waste of four large tanneries is  included. .Some years ago a. sowugo  farm wns acquired und it has boon in  operation since. A septic tank haa  been installed, but the plant has been  found insulllciont to meet -tho situation, and tho effluent to tho small  stream is not pure. Dr. Amyot not  only described tho experiments being  conducted there, but also dealt with  the general question of sewage disposal and the process of putrifac-  tion. Dr. Amyot said finally that the  reason that the Berlin septic tank  has not been effective in disposing of  more than 50 per cent, of the organic matter is that tho tank is altogether ^too small; that, in fact, one  tank is being used to do the work of  seven or eight, according to the results obtained with septic tanks . in  othor sewage disposal plants.  Mr. Thomas Macfarlane of Ottawa  read a paper on the treatment of i'o-  mestic sewage with moss litter. He  described a moss closet that, he said,  completely dries, disinfects and deodorizes organic matter, nnd at the  snrnu time preserves its full fertilising* valuo. The system, ho claimed, required littlo attention, and is  very inexpensive.  The discussion on sewage disposal  was opened by Mr. Willis Chapman,  C. V,., who suggested that, perhaps  after experimenting with many forms  of sewage disposal municipalities  might return lo the broad system  which had never boon abandoned in  favor of septic tanks, otc... but  merely supplemented by them, in old  country plants. ITo deprecated thc  parsimony of tlio average Councilman who feared to lay out enough  money to procure a proper plant. To  illustrate tho extravagant expectations of some people in connection  with septic tanks, ho said tliat nn  Alilorninn looked into a seplie tank  and said: "I don't believe this tank  is any good; I enn't see a blamed  living thing in it."  CANADA'S NEW WATERWAY.      ' *  Description of tho Plan-Recently Outlined  l'riim n IT. S. Viewpoint.  A Buffalo paper says that Canada  has revived the old project for tho  construction of a deep waterway fiom  Lake Huron to tho seaboard, though  b.v a different route from the much  liiIkcd-.Oi/;co;*_giun Hay canal. Thc new  plan of the DommioiPGoVcrim.unv  as outlined by' Sir.' Tarte, tl.-j Canadian Commissioner of Public Works is  to improve the French Itiver to Lake  Nipissing und secure a deep water  channel to Montreal by Improvement  of lhe Ottawa river. He sa.vs tliat  Sii.OOO.OOOJin.s already boon provided  for the improvement of the French  river and that a deep water channel  Lby the way of French river, Lake  Kipissing and tho Ottawa river will  call for an expenditure of $30,000,-  000.  The old scheme for a Georgian Bay  I'linal. width has boon agitated oil  and en for more than thirty years,  .was a Miorl cut to Lake Simcoc nnd  fiom theri' lo Lake Ontario. This  route, it was claimed, would save  .'UK) miles from any port on Lake Superior, I.a':e Michigan or Ln'o Huron lo Lake Ontario, and,-as tho Canadians claimed, would avoid the dangers of lhe St. Clair lints.  Tho main point, howovor, was to  dhcrl commerce from Lake Frio, as  it was admitted by th; advocates of  thc project that onco lhe boats fiom  J a'tcs Superior, Michigan'and Huron  entered Lal.o Erie tho commerce was  suro to go by the way of the Kiie  canal or'thu railway linos to tho  seaboard. Thoy argued that if this  commerce could bo kept out of Lake  Erie and thrown into Lake Ontario  by Way of tho (.b'-orgian Bay canal,  it would go down the St. Lawrence  and l.o lo Mio benefit of Montreal and  Quebec. 'I h*.* sumo results, it is now  -insistrd,_could - bo-obtain:* 1���by���th.i  French riv-er, Lake Nipissing and Ottawa river route, wliich the Canadian authorities appear to regard as  more feasible than that of tho cjeorg-  ian Bay.  Iho fact that the Canadians scorn  lo bo In cimu'st about coiHtruoiing  suih a waterway as is hero indicated  thoiild stir to action the peoplo intei o.=-t d in the maintenance of our  supremacy of lhe commerce of the  groat lakes. If Canada can afford lo  s;.ond SSO.GOO.l.Ofl on tho |iro;io*-<.<I  <iic,i waterway to Montreal, the I'niu  eil Stales can afford to spuid us  mnny or moro millions in building a  ihili omul from BolTalo to the Hud-  k)ii riier. If it is to iho political  ti'ul t'omjnei'i'ial interests of liw l'o-  1'iinion to have a purely Canadian  ruuio from La!:*; Huron to the sen-,  I oitrd, it ought to bo much more to  Ui.* interest of the 'United State's to  have a Purely American, route front.  LaT\0 Erio to tho seaboard.  $100 REWARD $100.  The readers of this paper will bo pleased to learn that there is at least one  dreaded disease that science has been  able to curo in all its stages, and that  is catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure is the  only positive curo now known to the  medical fraternity. Catarrh being a constitutional disease rcauires a constitutional treatrnont. Hall's Catarrh Cure  is taken internally, acting directly udou  the blood und mucous surfaces of the  system, thereby dcstrmdnir. tho foundation of the diseaso ana .giving the patient strength b.v building ud the con-  ���titulion und assisting nature in dolnn  its work. Tho proprietors huvo so much  faith in its curatlvo powers that thev offer One Hundred Dollars for any case  tlint it fails to curo. Send for list of  testimonials.     Address,  ���    F. J. "CHH.VEY  & CO.. Toledo, O.  Sold  by druggists,  "5c.  Hall s Funiily Pills aro tho  Dcst.  It is said that only Mecca, in Arabia, and Thessn, in Thibet, are now-  closed to Christian preachers, but  100 years ngo nearly the whole world  outside of Europe and America was  shut.  BABY'S FIRST TOOTH.  A   Finally Event  'flint   Hues >\it Always  {Sling Unmixed .loy.  Baby's first tooth doos not come  unannounced. Inflamed gums and impaired digestion produce a feverish  and fretful condition about which the  mother often feels concern. The baby  boy of Mrs. Georgo McGregor, of  Hamilton, Ont.. was troubled with  diarrhoea whilo teething and was  cross and restless. He did not sloop  well and matters became serious.  The mother writes as follows: "My  sister had used Baby's Own Tablots  for hor baby and advised nio to try  them. I got a box and aftor giving  tho Tablots to tho baby a few times  he begun to improve and was soon  well. Ho is now a big, healthy baby,  and whenever he gets fretful or does  not foci woll 1 givo him a tablet and  ho is soon all right again."  Baby's Own Tablets replace with  groat advantage castor oil and other  nauseous, grilling drugs. Tliey sweeten the stomach, quiet the nerves and  promote healthful sloop. They are  guaranteed to contain no opiate and  to bo absolutely harmless. 'Tf your  druggiost docs not keep thorn you can  obtain a full si^ed box by mail, post  paid, by sending 25 cents to the Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville.  Ont-,   or Schenectady,   N.  Y.  Platinum has been drawn into" wire  so (ine that eighteen strands of it  twisted together could bo inserted into tho hollow of a human hair.  A man is often reminded of something he has forgotten only to discover ho can't remember what it was.  r  Diamond  Brooches.  CACH ONE of the nine  *-' Diamonds in the Brooch  shown here is a faultless  gem.  This is our No. 4704,  which we sell for $175���We  guarantee the quality.  Wrlle for our new dialogue. It  illustrates in unllmiled variety of  choice Jewel prices. ,  Ryrie Bros.,  '������      Jewelers,  Yonje and Adelaide Sliced.  Toronto.  ���Init'lilli* Suiplcloli.  "J ih ill sron le your bow mnni-  ira," : aid a ^owrnos-s lo hei little  ehaige. "1 am going to many your  fat bar. Freddy, (icur. I uond-'r if  you are glad?"  , "lluiitih !"        uxrlaiinrd      l'roddy.  Unless the soap you;  i        it-*    l        j I "1 hut's    a     poifcotly oplctuhd idea.  use has tnis brand you who thought of it nrst-you or pa-  are not getting the best pa'         1 ;    Anxiety    may ��� ho   but  othcisui.���  Ask fer the eetegen Iu, ' Bom's Horu.  will tell  When an animal is all run down,  has a rough coat and a tight hide,  "ahyenef knows that his bloodis out  of order. To keep an animal economically he must be in good health.  DICK'S  BLOOD PURIFIER  is a necessity where the best results  from feeding would be obtained.  It tones up the system, rid9 the  stomach of bots, worms and other  parasites that suck thc life blood  away.  Nothing like Dick's powder for  a run down horse.  50 cents a package.  Leemlng, Miles & Co., Agent*,  nONTREAL.  Write for Boole ou Cattle and Horaef free.  After Over-Indulgence  get your stomach and liver  into proper condition by using this renowned old family  remedy  Beecham's  Pills.  Sold Krerj-whoro.   In boxou, 23 cents.  ASK IFOR  gilvie  Delicious flavor.   Free from hulls.'    Warranted-Puro."  Put up  ln  all sized  packages. �� .'���  Ogilvie's Hungarian  As now manufactured.   The great FAMILY FLOUR.  Inilst ou getting "OGILVIE'S,"  aa they aro botter than the Beat.  HAVE:   NO   EQUAL.  fcii- ���� a, f*Cee,t Jwi'f*4cUve��fy, miS  sfe/iff* cur" fli*"*' Jtywo* t  iiwce/ :  ������������������������������������������������������������������  ���  GOOD MONEY EARNED   %  Knitting for us. Other inducements J  lo right parties. We ront new run- ��  chinos. Send for particulars nl onco. J  Ontario Furnishing Co. Toiouto, Out  9  <-������������**�����������������*�� ���������������������������������  T.  METCALFE & CO.  Grain and Commission Merohants.  Higlntft prices palil foi* wheat, oats, bar-  loy or flux in carlotB. Wire or -writ�� me  for ]irio(*,s bnforo sailing. Liberal advances made on couKignincnt* nnd handled  nn conimlatiioti.   Licensed and Bonded.  P. O. llox (550, -Winnipeg, 3Ian.  9$��$����$������������������������������  9����:':��$��������������������^������^  if you suiter with  what is generally  known as a had liver.  Fleming's No. 9, Liver Pills.  will effectually relieve tlie worst caso  of bilious_ headache, constipation, indigestion nnd by* cleansing and purifying the stomach relieve the system  of mnny of the poisons that bring on  fovers. Ask your Druggist for them,  if he has none send us 2.")C for a bottlo, or $1.00 for 5 bottles.  FLEMING'S DRUG STORE, BRANDON,  ����$����<&S����@������������������'s)����  @����������@������������������������������  Swallows fly low before a rain because the insects they pursue nre thou  nearer to the ground to escape the  moisture of the upper air.  WLSOSa'S FLY PADS  WILL  RID   YOUR   MOUSE  OF  PLILS   DM   A   FEV;   HOURS.  Petroleum is ocrived from vegetable and animal substances that woro  deposited in and associated witli the  forming of rocks.  "kelpioit-e:  Endorsed by bast English medloaljournsli.  Supplied to Britl8*��Sql<��Br��ln South flfrlo*.  For all Throat and Olind Troubles, Lumps,  ., Absoossos, Old Soros, Uloors, PjonJ, Skin  Disuses, Ecroma. Plmplos, Stiff Joints,  Rheumatism, Lumbago, Sprains, Bruiics,  files, Outs, Sore Feet, Pleurisy.  Soli by Brugelst*. ��o.   Try It onoe.  Musical  vibrations will  causo high  explosives to go off.  The conbab tree continues to grow  in length aftor it has boon foiled.   Minard's Liniment Cnres Diphtheria.  An expert is a man whose ignorance overshadows that of ordinary  men.  Lever's Y-Z (Win* head) 1) alnfect.ini  Soup l'owilor Ih n boon to any home, lt  dlHiiifiicls nml clennBes ut tho same time.  lu Cnuibridgesliire, England, thoro  is n curious belief to the effect that a  fire slurlcd hy a lightning stroke cun  only be quenched by milk.  flmara'g Liniment Cnres "ctflfis, Etc.  If the wife is a slave to fashion the  poor husband must of a necessity bu  a slave to tho almighty dollar.  There nro ceni-.i ot consumption so Jnr  advanced that Bickle'H Antl-ConBunipti* o  Syrup will not cure. 1ml nono so ImmI  tlmt'it ��ilt not elve relief. I*or roucis.  colds nml nil affections of the throat,  limits nml chest. It is n specific* which  has never licon known to full. It yro-  lmilcs n liee nml eusv exiiectoration.  iheicby removlm.' the uhlcfiin. nnd gives  tho decoaseit parts a clinnco to heal.  Thc Sicilians say thnt lire will not  burn a man born on St Taul's day  (January 25), but that if a woman  bo burned on that day the sore will  never heal and will eventually cause  her death, accordine to tho BtXouis  Republic.  . LUCINA  Is stamped in plnin letters on every  cigar, look for it then for that sweet  flu.vor Tor which tho cigar' is noted.  GEO. F. BRYAN & CO., Winnipeg  iHPEROflL R9APLE SYRUP  The quality standard lroni Ooeaa to  OeAim, Vour niotiay back tf not tat-  isCactory. -  ROSE & LAFLA3IME, Acts., MONTBEAX.  H"  ���AVK YOU SEEN IT? WHAT? LEE'S  Priceless"Itecipefl, 3,000 aeciots for  the home, farm, laboratory, workshop,  and every department of human endeavor, with full index to contents; 368  pages, bound in cloth; send Iio cents for  a copy, aud if you think the book is  not worth tho money send it back, and  your mouet will be refunded; this is a  good side lino for canvassers. Write for  terms if you want to canvass. WILLIAM  BULCiOS, Methodist Book-room, Toronto,  Ontario.  HALCYON HOT SPRINGS  SANITARIU  Arrow Lako, 13. O.  Sltunted mtilftt ftronory unrivalled for  grandeur. The most cmtiplpto health r��*  sort"Oii-tlie-coiitiiioiit of r,urlh-Aiil��rlea.~���  Itr butlui cure nil ��rrous nnd 3Iubc��-  lur <Uiotimii. It* water* Imul all Kidney,  Liver and Stomuali ailments.  They are a iievor-fullln�� rcuiotly fot all  llhoumutlc trouble*.  TERM $15 to $18 per week, according  to residouco lu Hole' or villas.  W. N.  IJ. No." H97.  If brevity is the soul of wit some  of our modern joltcsniltlis must bo  soulless  Laugh, and the world IuurIib with  you; growl, and the world laughs at  you.  CAN' KKCOMSTEND IT.��� Mr. Knoa  llornlieny, -Tusenrom. writes: "1 am  i.lennwl to unv tliat I)r. Thomas' Eclec-  tric Oil Is all thnt vou claim lt to lie.  ns we hnve lii'cn UKlnir It for veins, both  Interimllv nml cxternnllv anil havo: always received benellt from Its use. It Is  our fnmllv medicine and lake men* nlea-  sme in  recouiniondinir it."  Some men mnl-c a specially of bo-  ing honest only because it pays botter than dishonesty.  HDlAJffl'g LINIMENT EbIIbyss Malgia*  Men nre becoming scarcer year after year. So says a Gorman statistician: and lie predicts that 3,009  years hence thore will be only one  man to 220 womon.  i  i'l  i  II  ���31  -.   !  V'VVVH  '���'���Xii  ���' y A:  AAA%.��  III aurttwarsai Ttrw.r ia^��w.  1  THE INDEPENDENT.  SATURDAY.  ..NOVESinKBl 16,   1902*  I  I .i'  If'  ta*.  I  3'*7  \il,'  ||;V  V-t'r  lV'��V  ��e��*fSx��sxs����<s^^  SPSX'eALS IH ' |  fLANNO-tLTlE UNDERWEAR |  White   Flannelette   l.owns   Willi frill triniiniugs, 75c.  The same  with  lnce  Insertion,  St.  While   I'lnnuoloUo  Uowns  in  blue    nnd  piiil.-,     trimmed  with  silk  embroidery,  $1.'���!!>.  Kiiney   Flannelette    Drawers, 50c.  nelettc  Drawers,  Willi   frill   trimming,  SOc.  Drawers,     wilh    luce  nnd  insertion  trini-  I'inl;   uud   blue   Klniiiu*  Kino    White      Flannelette  wing.  i'ink nnd lihio Vliinneleitu Underskirts with  deep frill trimming,  ?t.  Fiinr.v  striped   Flannelette  Siiirls with silk umhruiilery,  $1.25.  l*'iuii*y  slrlped  l'ltiiinclottc  Skirts Willi  wide silk embroidery, ?���>.  9  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.  S TUE PATE11S0JV SHOE C0.|LI)  301(|Hastings St.  JE\YSOK.THKi..iKORWttltLD  Ten strikci'-s wero kilk-d by cavalry at  Madrid,   ,S]miu,   recently.  o    The  Spokane  gus  workers'   strike      is  still  nu,   nnd shows   no  signs  of  abatement.  Everett, Wash., i-s accredited with being tlie.bust organized lawn in the state  ���of its7 si/.o.:  The number of unemployed in Southern Australia is becoming a mutter of  concern  to  tbo government-  Cie-ui*   iit:inu|-.ictui-ei-s  nt Manila refuse  .      .- \1.- ��� ...-..���  ' lo  make  wage  concessions  to  employees  -anil   as  a consequence  most of   the  factories, uro  idle.  The Astoria lienild says that the labor unions ui" that city will place candidates in..-the lield ior municipal election  December  1G.  'The   Ilrooin   linkers'   union     of      San  l*'r;uicisco,   bucked   by   the   Council     of  Labor, .   is      making a crusade  uguinst  ,   Cliine-se'tind  convict made brooms.    ;;  'Astoria unionists are  Inking steps- lo-  ; wards   organizing      a.     building    trades  .council,., to   be  composed  of tho carpenters, "���;;painters,     plumbers .'- nnd    other  .-liuildiiig trades. \  '.������'.'���,': Tlie  Shingle  Weavers'  union,  of Tnco-  *��� ina, :\V.*isii.,   is sending out -printed matter   boycotting  the  St.  Paul  and Tacoma .Lumber compuny and the l*'ur. West  ' Lumber compuny. ;  '���������������" Shluglo-; weavers   in     Washingloii. : are.  :  iyenernlly organizing:     Unions have been  recently formed  in Blaine, Doming, I'air-  .-haven,' Mount' .Vernon,   Olyinpia,   Castlo  _ Hock and Uoquiuni.'  ;  According to  the  ollicinl organ  of the  London   Chamber    of ,, Commerce,  . the  Jieavy reductions      in wages in England  allows "'that: the  prosperity  of tlio country-is. on the wane.      . ���      i  . in   the   state pf   Washington' there, are  200 labor  unions,  all aiblinted with the  : American -Federation   of   Labor.        One  .Jiundrcd' of   them  have  been     organized  ,- sinco the Iirst of: Uie year.   ,  The members ��� of the Whatcom, Wash.,  Typographical iinion arc'Working under  a. '��� now scale, which gives machine operators an increase of 'SliSO a week, and  jilaces tiie job ollice on.an eight-hour  liasis.  The   district   executive   board   of     the  Ladies'  I'.'unnent   Workers of San l*'rnn-  cisco  is  calling;* attention      to   the  fact  that ladies' garments (overwear and un-  - dorwoar)   arc   now   mado  under, auspices  'municipalization" of  the entorpriso under  Iho control  of tho county council.  Labor ;. Commissioner Bluckinan of  Washington is mnking it warm for tho  violators of the ten-hour female labor  law* iu Spokane. - Severn] big stores  have been'prosecuted and lined.  Tacoma Typographical union is the  latest of the coast unions to inaugurate the 'eight-hour day in the job offices.  This progressive organization 1ms nlso  increased its job scale SI.50 a week. ,  The Astoria Federation of: Labor-has  amended its by-laws so that a fine, will  be. imposed on any member or nny un-'  ion patronizing any firm, company or  corporation that lias been declared unfair. :  San Francisco carpenters arc urging  the war dopartmcot to prohibit tlie authorities at the '-Presidio from employing  enlisted men at 00 cents per. day above  their regular compensation in building  new barracks.  A resolution; passed recently by the  Seattle Central Labor Council ninkes it  obligatory for delegates to have the union "label on. their clothing, hats and  ! shoes; otherwise' they- arc not eligible  to  membership.- "-: - "  j Two; hundred shoemakers employed by  j BuckinghamV'&��� llecht, at San Francisco  ��� have struck; They demanded . the , reinstatement of ..a-ineiubei* of the union  who had. been discharged for refusing to  | nccept a reduction, of ���'wage's.    :  An effective'boycott .is being placed on  tiie goods of the '.California' Tanners' association of San, Francisco. The firms  in ;.this association have stubbornly refused to treat with their striking employees tinder any circumstances' whatever.  of that union. They -request friends to  call for the label when purchasing such  garments.  The fight for tho control ot London  "lubes" or underground railways, is  now a tlneo-corneied alTair; with Morgan and Yeikes and the county council  each trying to secure possession. The  '.liritish public is  beginning to finer the  l-Tbe Salt - .   I  I of Life; |  iss IjiiHinoi-.*?.    Wc want morn of S  it.    We'll net it if nn out uml out ��  biirgiiin "ill foloh it. <���)  How is This ��  A two-quart 0  Hot Water Bottle ��  *        or |  Fountain" Syringe g  75c <l  ���.���"������������.        "������    ��  ! The McDowell, Alkiiis, ��  WaLson Co., Ltd. Liability I  UP-TO-DATE DRUCCISrS.    ��� ��  ��� (���)  *S������������������������������)������������  CANADIAN.  Sarnia has orgunized a trades and  labor, council.  The carpenters ,of Sarnla have- organized with 40 charter members.  ��� A typographical union has been organized in  Windsor with a charter    iist ..of  eighteen.  Brantford typographical union, has secured an advance of 12' per cent, in  wuges  for  the next year.  I'uelph Typographical union has . so-,  cured nn advance of 12 per. cent, in  wages for one year from October 30, and  IS per cent, for the. year following.  The Winnipeg Trades and Labor Council will oppose tlio passage of a civic  Jiyrlaw  to  run street cars  on     Sunday.  SEATTLE NOTES.  FROM VICTORIA.  I  John Scott, a gambler, hud his throat  cut from ear to car; Lottie Urace had a  knife driven through her left temple,  Floyd Uuucli Slocum drank carbolic  acid; a barber shot and killed himself,  ami ileoige riper was beaten in the  race for state senator by a republican.  This is only a two days' record for the  Queen  City.  Dining the "reign of terror" of Harry  Tracy last summer the Seattle Times in  a double column, article upbraided Slier-  ilt I'udiheo for not enpturiug tbe noted  outlaw and landing hiin in prison.: At  tho election last week tlio Times was  tho strongest exponent of the good vir  tuos, and, many brave undertakings'that  Had landed criminals in jnil, by Sheriff  Cudihec. The I'.-L was not "wid'  Cudilieo, for the sheriff is a democrat  and the F.-l. has no use fm* anyone who  is not a republican und who does not  speak woll of .lolin L. Wilson, who is  United States senator and who, by the  way, owns the V.-I. What we intended  to suy, however, wiis this: We would  liko to know what changed "l*"ditoi--in-  Cliief" lllcllien'.s- opinion as to the fitness of Ctidihee's ability as a sheriff at  election time, when, during the Tracy  limit, ho condemned Cudilieo i'n editorials  that the sheriff-claimed was libel and  would take action in tho. court,, against  the Times. Tlio Times is a puzzle. One  cannot tell .what its candid: opinion is  on any subject. The point is that the  Times is not to .be relied on as nn authority on the goodness of. quality required by in an to fill the ollice of sheriU'.  Geo. I'iper was, defeated for slate  senator" by'Judge William Jloore. The  labor 'vote-went solid for Jloore. The  solid thinking voters of Seattle seem to  have grown weary of the Piper, and  concluded io lay him* on the shelf, for  u while, at least, riper was part owner of the l'.-l. at one time. This fact  louo was enough to defeat him. 'I'l,10  sorrows of newspaper , men are many,  but all the happiness,there comes to the  defeated inan, of, blue pencil fame,'when'  the returns show he is benten you can  put in the hollow of a rubber-tipped  pencil after the rubber has been removed. ��� '''''��� -.- ��������� ,:',:,  Kiiv., Dr.. -Matthews, pastor of the  First Presbyterian Church of this city,  is in favor of abolishing Sunday fuiicr-  als.; One of, his reasons is that ministers uro .obliged':" to "hurry funeral services on a Sunday so as not' "'to interfere'with their i 'Sunday ; work. at. the  churches. ��� lie also [. says, , many ' peoplo  who attend Sunday."funerals; are kept  away from church where they rightly!bc-:  long."      " ���-''    -'  ���'.'���''���'���'". '���'"'y-''  Kil.- Finciis, a w'Cll-known character of  tlie "underworld, "and'who: tried, along  with his brother to wreck the now defunct Court News, is asking for. a. divorce from his wife, llo cluimsliis wife  left .Iiim, but. gave no i: reason in his  complaint, why she  deserted  him. *  Chatro's Indian troupe, direct from  India, is a good circus and delighted  hundreds of people this  week.    ,  Tho Laborers' Protective Union (organized two months) is now tlio strongest in tho city, having a membership of  over 2*15. On Friday evening, 7th  lust., the elections of permanent oillcers  took place uud resulted as follows: Tres*  ident, I, Johnson; vice-president, A.  Jeeves; . secretary-treasurer, J. Cold-  stiuw; recording secretary, G. Jackson;  trustees, TV Liddlurd, T. McConnell and  S. lllley j conductor, John Charlton;  warden, Win. JlcKay. An 'employment  bureau has been established by the un*  ion,, where tho unemployed cun register  untl nil demands .for unskilled labor be  promptly supplied. The bureau litis  been a groat success. .-..���"-..  Through the --efforts of the llctail  Clerks' Protective Union all grocery  stores are now compelled to close at  li.ilO p. m., except Saturdays.   ...  The ngitntion started by the Trades  and Labor Council a short whilo ago  for the "hiving" oi; Chinese children attending the''.'public schools Is going to  be fought to a liiiish. .Wm,''McKay and  T. ,11. Twigg are already in tlie field for  seals,; at the school board next year.  'Thos. ltrownlec will address the local  branch of the Provincial Progressive  Party this ovcitlng on "Compulsory Arbitration.*'''  The Trndes and Labor-Council'is considering the advisability of becoming a  corporate  body.  The opposition to the by-law.was. unanimous on the ground that if it wore  passed .with present understanding it  would soon como to pass that the men  would be working every day in the  week. ���;.-.'  ." Tho decision of the 'longshoremen's union of Montreal to join the lnternutlon-  al union, Is a tremendous victory for in-  leriiaUoual trade unionism ln Canada.  This great organization maintained an  independent union und litis.gava consld-  erublo encouragement to other .Intlepend-  cnt unions in eastern Canada. It is  said that the Quebec 'longshoremen's  union will follow their iloulreul brothers and join tho International union in  the t near future. ��� Independent unionism  in eastern Canda has been a clog on the  wheels of tratlo union progress in Canada....Toronto Toller.  An independent'telephone lino is seeking an oppoitunity to do business in  Vancouver. Certainly it's needed; but  why not let it bo installed by the municipality-'.. The socialists -should go into  municipal politics right now. There is  a golden opportunity to do something,  and tho time is ripe for a move.���Western Socialist.  i.  FKOJl SALMON  AllM. ...  Mrs.; Wilson, Vancouver, -is the guest  of-Mrs.  Kobert Armstrong.:.-: (   .  Chas. Sncll, Vancouver, und 31. Angus,  were visitors last week.  Mrs.-'-Wi'l**.' Cold, llovelstoko, was tendered^ a party just before she left for  hcr home last week.  Miss McKinuon, late, teacher,'lids, goiio  to Vernon. Miss Harding has taken her  placo at the Canoe Creek school.  .-���:-���'.'���'  J. Taylor, Vancouvor, was hero last  week on a hunting trip.  "When you want to hire a first-class  horse and buggy, go to the Palace  livery utables.  Telephone 125.  ..Socialism will give.you all your labor  creiiles      Why not study  it? ^  1 have opened .up a-store for the sole  of' Socialist literary books",rnnging in  price from 5c. to ��2.00.  ; Kuger.e.: V. Polls' advice/to working-  men is:,.Savo your money and buy - a  book. " '-.'���; ������".'��� '';:���..  rm   I'll   yi^f-^Ai- mt-avwi -s^  ���530 Westminster Avenue.  ;,t^{^(*��)}^!{<��;!r<>;i{*;!{^K4;i;^;lt  '    "    " -<��>  ���<7K  i::9l  Is a7 silent salesman  constantlj*-; going;about ^  the city disposing of out- g  x:yx-:^y:'y:^X:y.t  Pasteurized and I  " Listen, to Vhis -advice ^  .and order from .     ���&  AT THE SAVOY.  Next: week at this house the patrons  will oeo the famous English drama  "Jack the Kipper," with all the sensational scer.es connected with the famous  cler-tiical chair, in which Jack is put to  death, alsoMichacl square as it appears  after durk, Nell Nelson's lodging house,  and tho old English saloon���tlio Golden  Lion. Jns. F.- Jlackoy ' will take the  part of Jack the 1'tipper, and James F.  Post will play the great comedy partus  John : -Dunn. -All James will portray  tho character of Sammy Smitlicis, tlio  Whiloch.ipel lltief, and by special request  Coleman und Mux Is. llie wonilorful  vliurji-iihoolers', will tako part, between  the acis the following people will appear: Deatrice Lome, lhe sweet singer;  the Sisters Drowning; Summers ami  Winters, dancing marvels; Jack and Myrtle Muck in Dutch comedy; also Miss  Kale Rockwell. New scenery bus. been  pamtucl for the production, and no doubt  tlio performance will be a pleasing one.  SPECIAL OFFEK.  From now until the end of 1903 The  Independent may be had for 91.25. We  hope thut this offer will bo taken utl-  vantage of and that each subscriber will  seo to It that at least one new name  will, bo adtled to the list. If the -workingman.; don't exert .-themselves to push  their paper how is it possible to make  ito usefulness as far reaching in tlieir  cause as any on .-tho continent?  international Ice  ���;and .Storage^��."!  Phone 415. Gore Avenue. <��  CORNER HASTINGS AND  CAMD1E  .STREETS, VANCOUVER.'  . ;  'Newj modern nntl strictly, first-class;  good sample rooms; freo ,'bus. Week  "days���Dreakfust���7=to=l0=a7=mTf=Huncb'  12 in. to 2 p. m., dinner, 0, to 8 p. m.  Sundays���Dreakfust 7:30 to 10:30 a.  ni., lunch 12:30 to 2 p. m., dinner, 0:30!  to 7:30 p. in. Kates $2 and upwards  per day. HAYWOOD &. PRESCOTT,  Proprietors.     ....'���;.-..  Tbe  310-312 ADIIOTT STREET, VANCOUVER, D. C.  Restaurant antl Dar. Drealifast 0 to  10, merchants' lunch 11-to 2, 25c;tlin-  nor 5 to 8,-25c; lunches put -up: eastern and .Olympian oysters; short or-  dors a specialty at -all hours;  meal tickets S*l; best 25c. meal in tho  city.     D. DURTON, Proprietor.  The"~"*es27  I"  I A FREE TRIP TO NEW YORK,  ?        Raplh's great guessing contest is now on.    Tho person who  guesses  �� tlio nearest to tho number of b cans in tho bottlo in our window gets a    Ac  }& RETURN TRIP TICKET TO   NEW YORK.  if-'  if  5s  ONE GtESS FOR EVERY DOLLAR YOU  SPEND HERE.  Duy your heating stovo horo and then guess away.  ,126 Hastings St. I  SOLE AGENT  l-Vl  -- !:i  71  M-:*:K*:K*}K*^K4a->;f:*K^*^^  WorkisigMcn's  They nro made to stand good hard knocks, and all; kinds of rough  work and rougher weather. Wo ran ncioss a chance to get a lot at a  real snap. The traveller sprang "a bluff on us aiid wo culled .Iiim. Tlio  result is you Can get these pants at your own choice for $1.50 a pair.  "ii: JOHNSTON, KERf����T & mjyxy  104 and 106 Cordova Sf reel.    :  Trunk Store 127 Hastings St., 0.-|>. Wni. Ralph's.  "We have now in stock a full line of   the best Heating "Stoves in the marltet  anil have made a very low   price   on them to .clear them out in a hurry;  ,   COAX, BASE BURNERS, COAL, HOT DRAFTS,  WOOD  HOI* DRAFTS,  PLAIN AIR TIGHTS, CAST TOP AIR;  TIGHTS, ETC., ETC. :  , ������;���  I  cfedy"  Phone 44.  122 Cordova Street., Vancouver, B.C.:  Phone 1083.;  ; AVH0L3SALE GR0CEE9- ''        : ;      --,:; V,;.'*  Gbrdova and Water Streets^:; - * Vancouver, B. (J.  'a-   [J3P" Headquarters for. Domestic and fijR-  [jorted Cigars and Smoking Sandroes.  "'9AXy^,,y:[X lyiAil'A '���iJ'iy-,i:yxi.,..AyyJJ ll-yy'Xy-iAAlyyi.:y'--y....   y-yJ*  ��'A"yiX.yAj'XyXyA:iy'y'-:i'^^  $X ��� y io XXfPJR  SEVEKAL,v; REASON'^.XX'  i  BUIM)��KS' SUPPLIES^ '  IvCMTiiraiir suitlies,:  9.  i.  LOGGEIi^ SUPPUi.Si  | BLACKSMITHS' SDlTLli^  |,SAW MILL SUPPLIES^ ETC;  Si*'    t  Because  we iiaye.; the -stock to'V_^:  , supply you the best.VV V  Because our attention .will assuro  :*��� :Tjestservice.7:; 'i'iA' -i.i'Jii AA-i:"' %;������  :���'���:,'::-:. ���.,.-;, i.-:y ���":; :.--���-::.-���-.,������������������:.��� ��������  . Because ive: can: save you . time ���-' &  A" aria:money.AyxX-'y ;-y'-Jy 4>~  x, ������iiynyy-: "ixyixiA-..y.:ry x"''";acv'  Because one order Is -a step to-  .<!��"���  ; -wards a permanent'*customer.  7i,^(.  '*  ���9VV-;*^  % ' i -a ';:33? nastings.;Streetvv:V7;7'?;V;VV-.Vv:t^:7'y|^  i����@��������������������������)����2^  Thev Great family Beerv  ^Jhcv-Be^'^Witbouf"^;;^  *j IlyoiirVdealer 'hasn't got itjTelephone 4-2-9. ��� '-'  :ylXyXi -AVDozen .Quarts.''$2.dO^"7:7V'-:?v' i '"x  A.iX'i'iXX'A Dozen Pints,;$1.0p.:':;:7;;;v Vv^ 'V';:-���;'  Vancouver, B, C.  fjUST FOR A  TRIAL ORDER  ������-niako up a dozen .or two nf  "I'LAT aOODS"  ,m,:   nllow     us  - to   launder  them.  Wo will send for  tlie:,. and fend  (hem  home   beautifully  i|(,nu  up.  The Cost is  Only 24c a doz.  You  must be  fair und  send  us  a fair  proportion   ul   lnrge      und  small pieces���towels,*.'-'. pillowslips,  ������' sheets,   bedspreads,   dusters     and  such like goods���goods that can  ; be put through tlio mangle.  '<l   ',,  319   SEYMOUR   STUEET,    -VANCOU-  -.     VER.  Having tho only up-to-date grill rooru  in British Columbia, wliich" in Itself is a  guarantee of a first-class hotel and restaurant. Business Men's LUNCH, from  12 m. to 2:80 p.,m,, only 25 cents.  Steam Laundry  .1)10-914' Richards Street. Toi. 316  :   Branch office in Arcade  ���Tel. 1170.  ������������^������<m9-��>..  I'll  m  Advertise in The Independent.  Eyesight Is precious. Why worry nlong without glasses or 'wear,  "someone elscs,. when you can  come to us nnd havo a properly  fitted pair and hnvo your eyes  tested by our doctor of optics,  Sir. Thos. Allan,, who is a practical mini? Wo guarantee all our  work. . ,. ���   .   A,-:-.-.'. ..' y [] ���  DAVID&ON BROS.,  The Jewelers and ObHol&ria,:  * 146 Cordova St;V     ; ���'  ~�� �� ����� �� ��� 9i9,*>, ,9 99.9'9i9i.'  flJ  ixi  >X:'--.:S  Blt'ii  i:0  i^HtlOWU'XlUJI'/WUWi.

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