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 X*tfB!attYB Llbr*r  Mar. U|��S  I  THE  ROYAL BANK  OF   CANADA  . BA.-VINQS   BANK..  'A U*a*ra<  Banking Builness  Transacted  OFFICES���Haitlngs  Htreet,   W.,  ���tataluttr A-renue, Vancouver.  , C. PEI!MAi\Ei\T LOAK AM  S.UIES CO.  nutlit>rl7cd Capital ��� ?10,(XiO,Wi  SuIjm rilml Cn]>ltul -  ���  VkO.vTO  As-eiii Over kKIMi  Heml Office, il-Jl Cninbio Street,  VhiiiOliver, U. C.  FOUKTIF YEAR.  VANCOUVER, B.C., SAT UKDaY,   ,IU.Mi27,    1903.  W'lIOLESNO. I Vw.  66  Liberty Loving "  Lougheed  Introduces Medieval Legislation to Check Unionism���Would  ���Shut Out Foreign Agitators���Russia's  Espionage Outclassed.  JHKKMTIOML boiler-  "Union lubor thioughout Canada owes  jnany u grudge to the Senate, but nothing they have over done or attempted  to do yet lias been hnlf as cold-blooded'and pernicious aa senate bill "II,"  introduced by Senator Lougheed and  passed last week, liy Uiat aggiegatlon  of senile incompetents wlio class themselves as lhe balance wheel of constitutional government.  Senate bill "H" is a delibeiate blow  at' international unionism. In effect it  provides that any "American ngilatoi"  vvho comes to Canada to Incite a sti ike  shall be lined $1100 m put in Jail for six  months, or both: ��� ' ���  That is all. What iln vou think of It?  International unionism is tn lie made  a cilmc. The ofiicei ol an international union vv ho may happen to live in  the United States -will -Iiml that the  dungeon yawns foi lilm It lus duties  call lilm to Canadii. Capital can cross  the line, can select Its lieutenants from  afly Hag, can" send its .money and its  oillcers liable'iind foi th n.s often as it  pleases, but II" the labm orgnnlisifUons  attempt to do thc same thing the senate vvouid have tlie labor leaders incarcerated along with the murderers  und thuss.  another rake-off fiom the railroad  company, a commission fiom the supply houses, n percentage from the- machinery men, a piofit on the tents and  victuals and utensils and stock ond  horses���in fact, went out vvith the big  mitt whenever the colony laid out a  dollar. Finally, having milked the col-  only dry, Hair steered his victims out  onto the boundless prairie, and left  them alone with their helplessness,  while he made oft vvith some ��13,000  piofit. If ever there was a gospel shark  who deserved the wrath of God it is  the Reverend Barr of colony fame.  This is the twentieth century lqgisla-  tiou which' the' senate .is trying to  spring on Canada. This ancient and  incapable body would cany us back  fifteen "centuries.' They know that they  aire safe in tlie senate from the wrath  of the electorate. N'o verdict by ballot  can hurl them irom ollice. They hold  their seat by appointment and they use  it to thwart tlie will of the people.  I.oughecd's senate bill "II" will never  pass the house of commons. The elected members dare not pass it, lest union  labor east and vvest should rise in le-  volt and ballot the government into obscurity. But senate bill "H" is Just one  moro proof that the senate's'usefulness  lias gone. 'Ciuiada elects a parliament  of 215 men to" make laws, then appoints  a senate ot SO, mainly parasites, to set  tliem aside. Canada prides herself on  .constitutional government, but tolei-  ates a veto on her elected members by  :i gang of political hacks whose distinguishing teatuie is that most of  them have secured defeat at the polls  ���and thereby e'arned the giatitude of  their party. Canada's senate ls an exact contradiction to Canada's claim to  lrecdom. Senate bill "II" should prove  to the people of Canada, If tliey have  not already realised it, that it is time  this countiy divested itself ol" the grinding senility ot the senate chamber.  These ancient irresponsibles should be  s>hot over llie political dump ot oblivion  with less ceremony than a man would  cast off a soiled shirt.  REGISTER YOUR TOTE,   c  IW ZEALAND AS RETAIL  BUTCHERS.  We don'I ��k^to^ish_a"nybody" aiiy"  Juird luck, but if James Dunsmulr got  what was coming to him lie vvouid be  ���ij)] liilten by a blue-gummed nigger, kick-  i'fl by n blind jackasss, shot by a Servian patriot and burled behind the  barn face down, that he might gnash  3iis dentlstiy forevermore with the  ghouls anil monsters who make tliis  "beautiful world a vale of teais and a  land of lockouts.  Victims of the Hair colony scheme  ���ue .scatteilny to the, four winds of  lii'iiveu, ami some have alieady gotten  iis far as Vancouver. Tills Is one of  tlie"'most audacious and heartless  swindles that luis been worked for  ninny a day. Hev. Hair, a smug hypocrite, who spent several yeat.s In Ontario, preaching at i'olnt l-'ilwiuil,  Hrnntford and other placet In tlie  diocese ot Huron, took advantage of  the Northwest boom to get up a grand  colony .scheme, pioinising all who  would Join lilm homes on the boundless  prairies of Saskatchewan. Barr knew  nothing about wheat farming, but he  "knew a good graft when he saw it and  lie worked this one to the limit. lie  gathered about hlni three or four thousand English people, most of thein  thoroughly unsophisticated and entirely untitled for, a life in the wilderness.  "With, his gang on the move Barr eom-  -monced to get his work in. He got a  rako-,olt from tho steamboat company,  Answering a telegram of inquiry,  Premier Dick Seddon recently cabled  as follows to the London Dally Express:  "The Nevv Zealand government proposes to buy meat in the colony, to  brand it and ship lt direct to a commissioner in the United Kingdom. The  government will also establish meat  emporiums In tho big manufacturing  centres in the United Kingdom, appoint  iniaagers to conduct the business, and  vv ..I sell the meat at a price simply to  cover the cost. Tills meat will be thawed and handled In accordance vv ith the  latest methods. (Signed) SEDDON."  The populations of Cardiff, Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow will certainly share in the undoubted advantage of obtaining for the asking, at any  rate for a period, the best of New Zealand mutton at not more than cost  price. A body of influential people  identified with Canadii have been, en  gaged for some months past in develop  Ing a scheme for putting the products  of the dominion upon the English mar  ket, by means of depots and shops scat-  teied throughout the kingdom; but the  peculiarity, and indeed, the political  significance of this piece of Nevv Zealand etitei prise Is that it is the state" itself which is going into the butchery  business on a great scale.  As we understand the schemef says  the Westminster Gazette), it ls meant  solely as a striking advertisement for  Nevv Zealand mutton, and that as soon  as the mutton has become popular the  price will be put up and a profit made  out ol .lie business. But it may be that  in this detail Mr. Dick Seddon Is reckoning without the cold storage and  other meat "rings" now so great a factor .in this country; and he may discover that two' can play at the game of  securing a vast business at the sacri-  ~Iices"~of "profits? The_sltuatl6n_ls_lull  of startling possibilities, and its development will be watched with the  keenest of attention.  CHINESE EXCLUSION IS A GO.  On Tuesday last the Senate finally  adopted tlie $300 head tax. The law  will go Into force,, at the . end of  the fiscal year, which occurs on June  llOtli, and therefore every Chinaman  to pay $300 to the customs olllclals for  the pilvlli-gi' of placing Ills feet on  Canadian soil. If the law Is enforced,  which It probably will be, It will put  an end forever to tlie much vexed Chinese question. Now for a Dominion  statute to shut out the Japs.  Oil, FOR A PAIR OF "WINGS. ���  A great gathe'iliig of Ohio newspaper  men was held nt Columbus recei .ly,  wheie tliree of lour different asso m-  tlons held Joint meetings. It !��� no  trouble for newspaper men .to attend  conventions; all of them have railroad  passes lo burn���all but tho O. P. News  man.���Ohio Penitentiary News.  A Mlssouil obituary column contains  the following pathetic poem:  The window was open,  The curtain was drawn;  A  microbe   llow  in,  And our darling was gone.  ���Chicago Record-Herald.  Register! Register!! Register!.'!  The   International   brotherhood   vvas  organized  In Chicago, August 10, 1SSI,  by  representatives   from   Chicago,   St.  Paul,   IDetiolt, Cleveland,  Erie, Cincinnati,   Nevv   York,   Boston,   Fi evidence,  R. I., und Paterson, N. J.,  under the  name ot the National Boilermakers and  Helpeis' Piotectlve union, John Kirk,.  Nevv    York,   was   elected   president;  James  Ross,   Detroit,   vice  president  Sylvester Riley, Providence, treasurer;  James McGlvern, Cleveland, secretary.  After adopting a constitution and by  laws they adjourned to meet In Boston  In 18S2.  During 1SS1 branches were organized  at Portland. Me.; Minneapolis, Minn,;  Bay City, Mich.; Milwaukee, Wis.; Jersey City, N. J.; Rondout, N. Y.; Chester, Pa.  The convention vvas next lield August  li, 1SS1, In Cincinnati, and the name wus  changed to tho International Biothcr-  hood of Bollermakeis and Iron Ship  Builders' Protective and Benevolent  union of the United States and Canada.  Nevv York was chosen as the next city  in which to hdld the convention.  Toronto, Philadelphia, Burlington,  and Omaha were oiganlzed during the  year of 1SS4.  From 1S30 to 1892 tlie trade organized  brandies in many sections of the country. Tliere vvere a number of strikes  with varying success, but, as a whole,  our union made substantial pi ogress.  May 1,  the nine-hour day, Boston, after being out eight weeks, compromised on  38 houis per week without reduction of  wages. In March, 1893, the Chicago union made a request of their employers  for eight hours, and, after a scries of  interviews and conferences by the union committee and tlie manufacturers,  a compromise was elteeted whereby a  nine-hour day would go into effect the  lst of May, 1893, in all shops in the  city. There was not a moment lost by  the men in that struggle In the attainment of the nine-hour day.  New Orleans won the nine-hour day  in 1903 after eight days of strike.  In 1893 the consolidation of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers and Iron Ship Builders was effected in the city of Chicago by oflicial representatives of each side, wherein the  constitution and bylaws were adopted  and later on ratified by the several unions,-and tho work of the committee  was made permanent by tho unions of  botli organizations ,'voting on same.  They were now Joined under tlio same  name, The Brotherhood of Boilermakers and Iron Ship Builders of America,  with a roll of 16,200 financial members,  where up to 1S98 our total membership  did not run up to 2,200.   Especially has  this Ineieasj been made dining the past  year, and ll Is attributable to the Indefatigable efloits ol the organlzei.s- of  the American Federation of Lnbor, because of tlielr work being an example  and being ocular demonstration to  those most Interested.  We have, during the pnst two years,  piueured the nine-hour day In 30 cities.  We have the eight-hour day tlie lule In  live of tho largest cities, on outside  work, und have adopted a system  which a few years ago the companies  and coiporatlons would denounce as an  interference with tlielr business. We  find that now tliey are as eager to have  a yearly contract with us as we are  ourselves.  AVe have been alllllated with the American Federation of Labor since 1SS6.  Our order has a union label endorsed  by the American Fedeiation of Labor.  It is a matter of record in this brotherhood that in 1891 the average wages  of tills brotherhood was 24 cents per  hour. Today the average Is 31 cents  per hour, with a tremendous increase  of territory to glean from. So, take it  as a lesson what tills brotherhood has  obtained In regard to the benefit extended to the members, whet eon it  would stand as a monument of business as a better paying Investment for  members who pay their money in to  receive something for it.���Secretary-  Treasurer "Wm.  J. Gilthorpe.  The Plumbers'  Strike Situation  Barr & Anderson Say They Will Not Reaognize the Card  System���The Story as Told by  Both Sides.  THESPIAN UNIONISTS.  The Theatre Royal will run a three-  act comedy entitled "The Crime of a  Century" next week, with whicli will be  run some high class specialties, worth  ,��������� ���.    , ,,     �����"tho price of admission In any man's  1892, was tho inauguration of ���  money.    The manager, Harry Neai, is  an old-time and accomplished actor.  He started his career as a public entertainer at the age of 11 with P. T. Bar-  num and has been before the footlights ever since. Every member of the  Theatre Royal cast is a member of the  Actors' Protection union and Mr. Neai  himself vvas a charter member of the  No. 1 union organized in New York,  fiom which the great and powerful actors' union sprung.  On Monday morning Ban- & Anderson announced to their employees that  they would r.o longer recognize the card  system of the Vancouver Building  Trades council, whereupon the plumbers laid down their tools and walked  out.  No conference has yet been held, and  no attempt at a settlement has been  made. Wm. J. Spencer, organizer of  the Internationa! plumbers union was  in town at the time the Barr & Anderson strike was declared, but left on  Thursday morning for San Francisco  to adjust a labor tiouble there.  ln Older that the public may have a  fair presentment of tlie case we publish  the statement of Messrs. Barr & Anderson, along with that of Alfred Sliead. [  of the plumbers.  v TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION, *  At tho regular meeting of the Typographical union on Monday evening,  Harry Cowan vvas elected president,  vice William 'McKay, who resigned be  cause his duties as organizer of the  I. T. U. conflicted vvith his duties as  president of the local union.  A committee was appointed to arrange a convention of representatives  of the Typographical unions of the province to further the interests of the  ci aft in B. C. The convention will be  held In Vancouver, probably on or  about Labor Day.  Regarding the_ convention which is  being arranged for the purpose of  bringing out candidates ou the labor  ticket, the Typographical union decided not to take any action in the matter.  Trackmen's  Violent Struggle  Maintenance-of-Way Men on the Canada Atlantic' Engages  in a Fight for the Life of Their Organization���Assistance Needed.  Mr. Anderson states that he is willing to pay the scale and recognize the  International Union of Plumbers, but  his firm objects to the card sybtem of  the Building Trades council because,  he claims, it discriminates against talr  shops. His contention is that he is  forced to stand responsible for eveiy  contractor who works on a building, as  his men would walk out should any  workman on the Job fail to produce a  card. In a case where a Job was fa lint tho time of taking the contract but  where any other building trades contractor got into trouble during the construction of the same, the boss plumbers would be unable to finish the Job,  and would consequently lose their  money, notwithstanding that their relations with their men were unalteied.  Furthermore, tlie employing plumbers  claim that shops which do nofemploy  men have an advantage in the fact that  the bosses, who, In this ease are also  the workmen, take fair Jobs for whatever they can get, then turn round and  take unfair Jobs tho very next day.  The whole trouble, from Mr. Anderson's point of view, lies ln the fact that  the International plumbers unnecessar  ily associate themselves vv ith the- building trades council and thereby become  lesponsible for oiganizatlons with'  wliich they should not be affiliated.  ���Mr. Anderson states that within the  last year his firm has refused $10,000  worth of work which they could have  gotten, and for which tliey could have  paid tlie union wages, had the card;  system not been In vogue. This, they,  say, they will do no longer. If they  can get union men to work on Jobs  which the Building Trades council  counts unfair, they will employ them,  but if not they vvill lun an unfair shop.  The wholo sum and substance of the  matter is that the emplojers want the  plumbeis to withdraw from the Building Trades council.  Mr. Alfred Shead says: "Our side of  the story is very simple. Tha question  that we aie up against is whether we  will di'op the caid system or fight. The  employeis of this city havo lormed a  seciet association, the main object of  which Is to smash the card system.  The plumbers aie in the association,  along with the rest of them, and It is  on the plumbers' that the blow has fallen. Tho card system has done more  for organized labor than anything else  that has ever been tried in this city.  If we are going to retain the card system we will have to meet this employers  association and fight it out with them.  If the fight extends to other tranches  of the building trades that Is to he re- "  gretted, but we cannot help it. We hold  absolutely no animosity toward Messrs.  Earr & Anderson, quite the reverse, as  this Is a question of principle and not  a personal quarrel."  Hotel Noith Vancouver, finest summer resort on the coast. Overlooking  Burrard Inlet.   Rates moderate.  Telephone 1���2���5 for a fine livery  turn-out. J. J. Sparrow, Palace Livery;  Stables.  REGISTER YOUR VOTE.  THE MORTGAGE MIST BE RAISED  The Canada Atlantic railway lias tha  distinguished but doubtful honor of  paying the lowest wages and employing the poorest trackmen of any railroad In Canada. About n year ago the  malntenanco-of-way men, - who were  getting tho princely remuneration of  51.20 a day. opened up negotiations for  a raise.   The men asked for the same  surrendered. The company has undertaken to break the strike with imported scabs, shipping in hoides ot Douka-  hobois and otlier foreign tiff-raff from  Europe and the United States, but although the wages paid these men are  higher than those nsked by the union,  the work done b.v them is a menace to  public safety, as the track Is In a dangerous condition.   Travel over the road  wages as trackmen on the C. P. II. and  is no  longer safe, and it is time for  Grand Trunk vvere getting in the same  district, $1.30 a day, and J1.S5 for foremen. The geneial malinger and chief  engineer ol the railroad turned down  all icpre.seiitatlons in the most autocratic manner, whereupon the men carried their case to ,T. It. Booth, the president and owner of tlio road, but the  best offer they could get was a rnlse  of 3 cents for section men and no raise  whatever lor foi omen. After offering  to submit their ense to an Impartial ar-  biti atlon, or do anything reasonable to  the authorities to step in nnd force a  settlement befoie some horrible accident occurs.  A general appeal has been sent out  by the Canada Atlantic trackmen to  the brotherhoods throughout the Dominion for assistance lu their light, ond  to all labor unions foi their moral support and sympathy. All who know the  temper of the maiiileiiaiice-of-vvay men  and their loyalty to the organization  will have no fear that the strike will  be well supported, but the boys on the  get a peaceful settlement the men wereiCanada Atlantic havo along, hard fight  finally forced to go on strike. jin front of them, yet beforo they can  Tho strike oponod on April 0th last, j fetch the imperious Mr. Booth to pay  nearly three months ago, and since that living wages, and every assistance will  day not one member of the union has'be welcomed,  The executive committee of the  hades and labor council Is making ,i"  effort to lift the moitgage on the labor hall. When the hull w.is purchased three yenrs ago there was an unliquidated balance against It ot $3,000.  During the three years only $23U has  been paid off, lenving n balance of  J2.730 still owing on the h.ill. At that  time tlieie weie only  to pay off the bnlunco. Consequently,.,  they have decided to Issue moie stock'  and ate calling on the unions not previously Inteiestfd to subscribe for the'  same. The .stock has a par value of  $J a .shaie. which means that some 23,,  unions will be asked to tnke up 137">,.  shaies of stock among them. The,  bricklaj ei* aie the first to rome to t!^  centie. having already sub.seiibed for?  Other unions should follow-  i  Manv! and  lake  the matter up at their first  * l *  .   meeting..   Trades unionism in Vancou-,  purchase of tho hall. I ver is- now reasonably prosperous and,,  council, w hei ens now theie nro 40, with ! the  good  example  of the    bi ickla.vers*  a greatly incieased membership,  ot the=e unions have not put up anything towaid the  although several of tlieni are financial-! there is no reason why a debt shouUU  ly cnpjble of doing so. The hall and stand against their temple of'justice..*'  real estate are easily worth $10,000, and President Lamrick and Francis "Wil-'J  ns a mortgage is dangerous at any Hams are the financiers who have, the*1  time the executive has decided.that.tlie matter in hand and are negotiating the^  present is the proper moment in"which discharge' of the mortgage.' '  gAS&B THE INDEPENDENT.  SATURDAY. JUNE 27, IMS.  THE INDEPENDENT.  PUBLISHED   "WEEKLY   IN   TUB   'INTERESTS OF TUB MASSES  -., BY  "THE INDEPENDENT PftlNTIXO. COMPANY. ���:  BASKMBNT    OP      FLACK       BLOCK,  HASTINGS STKEET. VANCOUVER,  I). C.   .     ,-  sin-seniiTiONS in advance.  A week. 0 cents: month. 13 cenls; three  mouths. 'Si cents: six niontlis, f,0 cent.s;  one vear, !>1 00  the system with tlie proprietors of the  World. Keep your eye on lhe gun and  see how the system works out.  I'SKT ON THK VOTEl'S" LIST.  Iloh Oreen had been minister of mines  for less than a foiinlght when they  struck sold rock In. his constituency  goliifi several  thousand'dollars  lo the  ton.  Joo    t'liaiiibi'iiiiin's    imperial  proposes   that   I'tmndii   and   th  KNDORSED KY THE  TRAPES .t LAHOI! COUNCIL OT VANCOUVER,  TllAl'ES  <c LAHOI!. COUNCIL OK VICTORIA,  VANCOUVER    HUILDING    TltADLS  COUNCIL.  Tlie Independent can alwajs be had  at Galloway's book stole, arcade.  policy  other  ininnies' should help Creat Britain to  llirlu lier wars of eoimuest. Any time  I'.in.u'.i gives Clumbi'il.iiii i.me lilamii  lo cai i.v liei sons Into the seven seas  looiv'ng lm a light il Is u,i to the  penp'e ol this gloiious nonunion to put  thill aiilm i" lhe ielilKoi.no>. Oui  bovs have no tiMie tn waste killing nlg-  lms We need them nil at lioniv hoeing  i oui  .ul-  Ki,'lsU'i"  lleglsn-r  SATURDAY  .. .u*ni:  JI   vou   would  vole.  limisti i'   IlccMi'  Hi., ���  i:i:t:isvi:i: "uii r: ion:  c.F/v on Tin: \oti:iis' list.  of Cln-  Ni'\l  luoiith tin.   iiiipml piui  n.inien will  lu   $"lilu a head  lis   i   i, iso  poi11K l.i11  thut  l.nnv,  own  eindldalts  Husp da>-".  h>-  To be oi   not  lo lie   tint is the i|in s-  tio.i vvilh the building Hades (.uuni.lt.  U    llv lhe vv.iv the nolilii l..ns .no fluting with the lalior pntj. II looks as  iho.ifili iIil ulil lii'-toin. p.uiles aie  badl.v   liiiffalncd.  Tlle Adveiliscis most piomiiicnt  head m.sIlh1.i} Is Fatal T)imv nn.g Accident " It thi" bnv bad nnl iliovvned  w ILlmiil U pinving lai.il the AdvnlpiM  woulil piobalilv   h.ivi   'aid sy  TMo liilolri.ime of socialism is one  ol the most staining in iiiileslatloni of  the Him. Calvin llRined IH.'t I"' ��!l<!  i iilnime. and luiiM'-d KeiM'is.it thc  talve to pinve it. whiih goes to show  tint am man ��i 1����'\ "l men may  n in K Iiom an uii.'ssailable p,cnuscs to  i li-ibaious (nnilus'nn. Sodillsts  dilii thai tin- wm Id's wi.illh should  belong .n the woikeis, and I'i oidei to  gel it iheie thev would lonlisiato  oveiv thing 111 sight. To follow thl�� pol-  ii v out liteiall.v would devl'ip a i-eicn  oi i mt. bloodshed and perpetual strife.  Theie aie huge linmbeis of woiking  i��on who aie in .itiiml with the socialistic tneoi), bin who advocate caution  and an evoluti in.ii v movement, and it  is tow .'ids these that the lilainnt-  miuillipil siii.ilist Is most iiitolei.int.  Hi cause meat men do not gei nut and  tuin the whole -i heme of civilization  topsi unvy th" i.inting. icvolutlonuiy  soiiilists aie inw.ivs leadv tn lump on  ih'ii neclts with hob-nailed shoes and  boot tbem to a finish It the basis  piniiiple or senilism is hiollicil} love  ihe Intuiti.nice "f -sn( lalist.s will defei  the   idveiit of thc new   time  Theie is a liinioi lhat llie null iivvn-  eis will cut the wanes ol all the em-  plovecs in the lumbei mills ,*,u onus a  da> on Julj 1st It Un.' iiuiioi iihhls  tiue, we aie in foi the highest siiiko  ,.ol   all. . ,.-,.....   ''* The'��� ���.Vancouver.-.- World; says : tli.'it.if  Dick'-*-?McBrlde ���is", elected premier the  Vc.r P.  K.  will get  blocks���'4598:-raiiil: 4SIK.'  And shifty Dick is ?:inim 7 as a clam.  ?'Possibly. the".\\Vor]d.?has/inadvertently.  told the truth.7   ���'"-.-'?  ... Sir. George McL? ? Ui-ovvn,?? underground manager for the C. pi It., has  -, not appeared before ? the .'. footlights  since, hi.s famous.'forgetting; .scene in  Victoria. Possibly the versitile, executive agent of the octopus is busy getting his money ready foithe campaign, 'have already been appointed and the  ������'���..'���'���?     '.'������ ":.��������� ���--:?���' i I'liiripilritioii" of  the   new  lists   Is   now  lET ON Till: VOTKI1S'  LIST.  VOTERS' LISTS ARE  CAMCELLED.  ' With the dissolution^ of the. legislature the? voters" lists? are all cancelled  and new ones will hnvo to be made up'.  The new law* of registration requires  that the 'applicant .must make affidavit  tliat:-lie is entitled; to vote. ' According to.theactprettjvnearlyevery public officer, such as gold "commissioner,  mining recorder, justice of the peace,  city clerk, postmaster, mayor?or aldermen,nuiy take the ntlidavit and. it is  not, therefore, necessary to go 7to the  collector of voters in order to lie registered..    Thirty    collectors    of voters  A. strenuous application of the single  tax ?is  nbout,What   Vancouver  , needs.  ��� There is more/property held by .speculators in this city than in mnny places  four times Its size. Make these 'gent:;  pay the taxes and Ihey: will quickly  build to make their property.a revenue  ; producer or sell the vacant lots to  someone who will.' Throw the assessment  olf  Improvements iutnl   raise  all  "revenue on lunuV  new  under way.     Donald Donaldson is the  collector? of voter's ?for? Vancouver.  :'���-. The king of the Belgians threatens to  visit .-tlie?-United States this? summer''  and King Edward is also ..figuring on a  ; short tour in the hind of monopoly. If  Uncle Sam can catch one more king  and a couple of queens, he will have a  pretty strong hnnd. /������'  The World is dropping'nicely .into line  with the Martin, liberals. As McLean  Brothers have received their bonusand  charter for the const to Koolenny from  the Dominion government there Is now  no reason why they sliould not warm  up to Mniiln a little. Nothing like being on the light side or .everything;  Slfton liberal when they 'want something from Ottawa und Martin liberal  vvhen It is the 'B? C. 'government to  /which  they are looUIrs, tor favors,  Is  ilEGlSTEIf vaurt VOTE.  TiSHERMEN'SSrRIKE  PR0BAB1&  The cannery moil of the Fraser have  notmade any advance in the price offered for IUO."!. and as the'fishermen are  going to stand solid 'for.ii^whlte'.man's  price there is , reason to fear that a  strike will start oii July 1st. The'cannerymen.are depending on their old allies, the Japs, to keep their plants runnings but If the trouble comes tliere is  TiS^h-t^lJelleve'tliat'the^industry^vvill-  be tied up this year worse than ever.  It Is about time for the cannerymen  of -the Fraser to take a tumble to  themselves and pay fair wages, Instead  of trying to cut every year and forcing  the'country to undergo the loss of business lhat Inevitably accompanies a labor disturbance.  J. A. Davidson, corner. >.mbie and  Cordova Sts., is the plact where you  get your hair cut In an artistic manner  :'+'0+'+0'0^009> 09 090000 ia\AA + *4h ***��� ��****��*  "01"  "i K,  IK  <���."  ���if  ��� ii  I if  ���:'���  couver and B. C*  at  f*X    B-o      ��� H^VB^B. ��� 0}  :tbe Jeweler a id   Bhmoid  Merchant  ^1 -'>��� COB. OBANVILLC AND" HASTINGS STREETS. |-  X-'" odctol"'Wi6ii''lnas>ectop of the b. P. R. I  '\&0i&&'+'+'0+'+'9'+00'0'009 0+0000++++++'+++++'  Vancouver Union Directory.  THE VANCOUVER. TRADES AND  Labor Council meets first and third  Thursday- In each month, at 7.30 p.m.  President, XV. 3. Lamrick; vlce-presldeni,  Geo. Dobbin; secretary, F. J. Kussell; financial secretary. J. L. Lllley: treasurer,  A. N. Harrlngtoa; sergcant-at-arms, J. C?  Kerr; statistician, J. H. Perkins; tru*.  tecs, Messrs. Pound, Cross nnd Thompson; executive committee, Messrs. George  und Gothard.  SHIRT WAIST AX\D LAUNDRY  WORKERS' UNION. No. 105.���Meets  every 2nd nml : 4th Thursday in each  month in Union Hall. President, R. N.  Hogg; corresponding secretary, Wallace  Shurp. 1110 Richards St.; financial secretary, Mr. Lee; treasurer, F. Young: delegates to Trades and Labor Council,  Messrs. Hargle, Coltart, Leo and Hogg.  WAITERS AND WAITRESSES" UNION  Local No. 2S President. Clini lei. Over  vlie-piohulent, A. N liftimgioii; mkt��  tiiry-tre.isurcr, J. H I'eiMnt.; loioidinn  spLietuiy. Miss A. Scuitto: Press agent  W Ellender. Mooting eveiy scioml Fri  ilay evening, at 8 U0 o'clock in Unioi  Ilall, coiner Homer nml liiinsininr su.fi.  JOURNEYMEN TAILORS' UNION Ol  America No. 178. ��� Meets 1st and Jn  Mondnjs In room No. 1, Union Hall lii  sldcnt, C. L Whaicn; \lce-pr��bliictu, J  T. Mortimer; recording secretaiy, F  Williams, 1814 7th avenue, west: secreta  ry-ueasurcr, J. Savage; Beigenm-at-arma,  H lirazenu; delegates to Trailer A. L.i-  bor Council, F. Williams and J. T. Mur  timer.  TEXADA MINERS' UNION, No US, \\  V. M��� meets every Saturday ut 7 JO p  m. In Forester's Hall, Van Anda. Presl  dent, John D. Fraser; vice-president, J  XV. Austin; secretary. Alfred R.iper  treasurer. A. G. Delghton; conductor  Wm. A. McKay; warden, Henry P<itter  son  JOURNEYMEN BARBERS' INTERNATIONAL Union, Np. 120���President, E. Harpur; vice-president, J. Gil-  man; corresponding-financial secretary.  J. A. Stewart, 44,1 Hastings St. E.; recorder, W. L. Aylesworth; treasurer,  G. Bower; guide, W. Bushman; guardian. O. E. Jacques; delegates to T. & L  Council, E. Harpur and J. A. Dlbden.  Meets flrst and third "Wednesdays ol  each month ln Union Hall.  UNITED BROTHERHOOD OP CARPENTERS and Joiners���Meets every  second and fourth Wednesday ln Union  hall, room 2. President, A. E.' Coflln  vice-president, L. C. DeWolf; recording  secretary, Geo. Dobbin, 633 Hamilton  St.; financial secretary, J. McLeod;  treasurer, G. Adams; conductor, H,  Howes; warden, J. P. Gray; delegates  to T, & L. Council, Geo. Dobbin, Geo.  Adam*, A. E. Coffin, L. C. DeWolf and  S. O'Brien; delegates to the Building  Trades Council, H, Howes and J. McLeod.  I? '':?:!  t THE  'PLAfcEVf  /..  TO ���  ��� o        J  BUY ;  SHIRTWAISTS.  ��� WHEREIS.IT?  A X  ��� Why if you want thc   ���  First  JoSy  best choice and the best  ���  f  prices it is at   &   j*  f'; 1  ��� Drrsdalc Stevenson,htl t  X   Cordova St. Store.    |  t  f  4)9,.���.,4)9'.".09'.���99 " "������' "'������  Patronize the  Blue Label  ^ BRANDS"  I  TEAM DRIVERS' INTERNATIONAL  UNION, No. 40��-Mcets lst and 3rd  Wednesday In each month ln Union Hall.  President, J. C. ^err; vice-president, S.  Cawkcr; sec.-treas, D. Mclver; rec seo.,  E. Bridge; correspondent, P. Topham;  warden, A. E. Soaper;, conductor, J. little; trustees, C. B. Higglnson, R. Haywood and A. Robinson; delegates to T. &  L. Counoil, J. J. Harrison, A. E. Soap��r,  Geo. Dunlop, J. C. Kerr and C. B. Hlg-  glnson.  INTERNATIONAL ORDER OP BLACKSMITHS, Vancouver Union, No. ,151.���  Meets the first and third Monday In each  month at;S-l��.i m., In,Union, hall.jHomer  street. President, A. A. Bigg,7 vlce-pres-.  Idehf,?'G.' W. Smart; financial secretary,  Clias. .McAllister; recording .secretary, D  RoV)'insoh, box 37, Vancouver, B. C; delegates to the Trades and?Labor council.  Willlain..Latham,;D-?Ro|*Inson,H. Howard. ,='   ���"    ...... . :''   ,..?  BUILDERS'.! .'LAiBORERS'.. FEDERAL  UNION, No.,.32, Vancouver.���Meets every other Tuesday evening," at 8 o'clock,  In- the large room, Union Hall." President.  J..Sully; vice-president,, W.:,Lyqns;7.sccre-  tary; H. Sellers, Western Hotel: treasurer,  J.?Cosgrove; warden, H. Chapman': conductor, J. Gunderson; delegates to Trades  & Labor Council. J. 'Sully, G.. Payne, J.  Cosgrove and H.. Sellers;, delegates to  Building Trades Council.? J. Sully'and J.  Coscrove.. ?\   .'.???,'   ���,'   1  Cigar Factory  new Westminster;  PHONE 1220A.  Carpenters^ Joiners  534-540 SdyriifJitf St.  Between Pender and Dunsmuir Sts.  AU kinds of work ln this line promptly attended to.  i       s : - < ' <v . ; .  VANCOUVER; TYPOGRAPHICAL UN-.  lON.Np. 22C. meets thc.4th. Monday In  each month at Union Hall? President.  \V. J. MacKay; vice-president, S.J. Goth-  n.rd;-secretary,.W.,H. Hunt, P. O.Box CO;  treasurer,'?? John Watkins; ? sergeaiit-at-  arms, James Webster; executive committee. Ralph Wilson, A. W. Flnbow, N.  Clcland and P. Kellas; delegates to  Trades and Labor Council, Robert Todd,  Georgo Bartley, Geo. Wilby.  STREET RAILWAY MEN'S, UNION.-  Meets second,' and fourth ^Wednesday  of'/each month ? in Sutherland Hall? corner Westminster.Avenue and Hastings  Street, at 8 p.m. President, James McGuigan ;=^v!ce-presldent.=A.=G.^iElllptt;  secretary, A. G. Perry, 33Seventh Avenue;  treasurer, ,W, H." Vanderwarker; conductor, H. Howes; warden? G.'Martin"; sentinel, D. Smith; delegates to. Trades and  Labor Council, B. Marshall, F.'C. O'Brien,  Geo. Lenfesty, A. J. Wilson and JameB  McGuigan. y.  THE RETAIL CLERKS', INTERNATIONAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION  meets ln OVBrlen's Hall, the first and  third. Tuesdays of each . month. ,.J. A.  Murray, president; W. J. Lamrick, secretary, 248 Princess street. ..i'l'  INTERNATIONAL' ASSOCIATION' OF  Machinists, Beaver Lodge, No. 1S2.���  Meets second and fourth Wednesdays in  each month In the Lesser O'Brien Hall.  President, Geo. P. Downey; past prosl-  dont.iJ. R. Edwards; vice-president, H. J.  Littler; .recording secretary, J.,H. McVety; financial secretary, J.7 Anderson.  INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OK  Klectrlcal Workers. ��� Vancouver Local,  No. 21S���Meots second and fourth Wednesday ln each month ln O'Brien's Hall. President, A. McDonald; vice-president, J.  Dubberley; recording jecretary, 8. W.  Huston; financial secretary, H, V. Rankin.  . -We   are    selling  Boots and Shoes   at  Hard   Time   Prices.  !.!Every .pair reduced.  .*��� Ladies' First-Cln<*s  iKId and1 Boxed Cair  In . , Buttoned and  Uaced."  .; We guarantee our   shoes.   Must   be  sold to make room for our new stock.  GEO: E. JAMES,  13 Hastings Street E.       Vancouver  On FRIDAY, MAY 1ST, of Mlllin-  eiy and Dry Goods. MILLINERY,  the latest styles from Toronto. My  stock is nevv and prleea'to suit customers in eveiy line���not excelled In  the city. LADIES CORDIALLY  INVITED.' ' ''    '   -    '  W. W. MERKLEY  ,  ".307 .WESTMINSTER'AVfiNUE??-  '   .'     >    v> I   .'.    1     il    ,1   '.   '.    1   s   ,*        ,i !  Columbia Hotel  7S CORDOVA STREET.  Under, new management. Dining  Room Unsurpassed. Everything Newly Renovated. RATES���$1 a Day, Special Rate by the "Week. Louis Adams  and James Guthrie, Proprietors.  UNION MADE  Wu, tlie undersigned, handle the  only UNION MADE CIGAEETTES  niade in Canada. KAKNAC, V. C.  nnd T. is II.  S. HARCUS.  C. FOltSBURG.  CHAS. PECK.  D. M'DONALD.  It.  L.  RICE.  W. A. CALLAGHAN.  CHAS. M'DONOUGH.  W.J. McMillan & Co.  Wholesale Agents fer B. C,;  Corner Alexander St. nnd Columbia Ave  '       Vnucou .    ,B. C.  P. O. IIOX, 596? PHONE, 179.  ' .      ,   ' '   I    I .    '. .\ u'jl".   ��� l.ll   J-'H    t.  Is at hnnd, and summer goods arc rapidly being sold out. If you wish to purchase n beautiful suit, cut of the beat English shrunk flannel or a fine light  Felt or Straw Hat, of the latest style, ./ou will have to calPearly.  THE GENIJHNE PANAMA  at $13 and $25. No other.kept.in stock.- -Bathing Suits, Hells, In fact everything In summer goods now' oil display." "    ff   '"''   '       ��� ��� ���<��� ���   '. BOYS' B/Unil^:��tJITS_���-.'.". XX  Stravv Hats, Outing Shirts,'" etc.. In'grent variety. '"'���'  CLUBB   &   STEWART^  Telephone 702. 309 to 315 Hastings St. W.  9.  o  of hurrying about huying Life Insurance so many mea think and say. At  least two strong reasons aro: Go od health Is uncertain; Increased cost U  certain.  What's tho uso of waiting might botter be said'  UNION MUTUAL   POLICIES  may be depended upon to protect throughout the varying experiences    of  human lifo, to faithfully guard ttto interests    of the    Insured, and to be  promptly cashed tvben they become payable.    Values and privileges abound  and   are   conveniently   available. Detailed facts gladly furnished.  After three years the Union Mutual Policies do not become void by fatlura  to pay premiums, the Main Non-Forfeiture Trfvw without action ol th*  Policy-holder, continuing the Insurance for a Specified length of time.  Union Mutual Life InsuranceCo  PORTLAND, MAINE. Incorporated 1848.  Call or writo for particulars and plans  Head Office : 419 Hastings St. W., Vancouver, B.C   *  It  J. E. EVANS, Provincial Manager.  COLIN  CAMEEON, Special Agent.  + + +++++ 9000000000 +00 + 00+00 + 00 +++ + 41 t  CORNER HASTINGS AND CAMBIE  STREETS, VANCOUVER.  New, modern and strictly first-class;  good sample rooms; free 'bus. Week  days���Breakfast 7 to 10 a. m., luncb  13 ro. to a p. m., dinner, 0 to 8 p. m.  Sundays���Breakfast 7.30 to 10:80 a.  m., lunch 1230 to 2 p. m., dinner, B:80  to 7:30 p. m. Rates ��2 and upwards  per day. HAYWOOD * PRESCOTT,  Proprietors.      u   ,        , ,       !      '.'  T|rc Dougall Blouse  810-sia ABBOTT STREET, VANCOUVER, B. C.  Restaurant and Bar. "Breakfast1 6'to  10, merchants' lunch 11 to 2, 25c; dinner 5 to 8, 25c; lunches put up; eastern and Olympian oysters; short orders* a specialty 'at all hours;  meal tickets (4; best 25c. meal in the  city.     T. BURTON, Proprietor.  The"  ���  VANCOU-  810   SEYMOUR   STREET,  VER.  Having the only up-to-date grill room  <n British Columbia, which in itself is a  guarantee of a first-class hotel and Restaurant. Business Men's LUNCH, from  12 m.,to 2:30 p. m., only 25 cents.  CORNER CORDOVA AND CARRALL  STREETS, VANCOUVER^  Makes a specialty odDewar's , special  llquour,. also Usher's black label, liqlleur  whiskey. Largo stock of imported and  domestic cigars. Finest billiard and  pool tables. R. B. MULLIGAN A  CO., Proprietors. ,  ���������'������������������������������  t��:   GEO. HAY   :  A    Vancouver's    Pioneer    Clothes  jf -   Renovator, makes a 6Ult no*.  *���  X Dyeing and Repairing.  216 Oambie St., Vancouver.  Meeting;.  F. O. E.���VANCOUVER ABRIB, K��. d  meets Wednesday evenings; visiting  brethren welcome.   Bert Parsons, W.  P.: J. O. "Ore, W. B., Arcade.  THERE IS  of Fire or Injurv  Health when you us?  tHc  The price is now  such' that' almost everybody can afford it.  Once used, always  used.' Apply at Of-  i I. ii I i  LTD.'  Cor. Carrall and'Hastings  Streets.  "���! I     l  DELSCI0U8 WINE  Minx Exclusively rsoM B. C. Fbdit.  ' FBE8H CUT FLOWBR8. UNION-MADB   $''  DOMESTIC CIGARS.  .When making a trip around'the  Park call on  W.D.Joiic��'Br^Kor  aaoBoaooaoacoaaBaeticaoi  '"xXi t^^tSl^lfe  'and  mo  B>A���ifi���  TAKE THE  '*���) ['.,���.  aimer  Sun.    .i  fXSc  Works  im|}6rter& and Bottlers  GORE AVE.   'PflONE 783.  SOLE AGENTS.  imperial  ���  * i  PACIFIC TO ATLANTIC IN 90 HOUltS.  STHAMS11IPS TO CHINA1 AND JAI-AN:  ATHENIAN June JSJ'TII  H.MPREBS OK CHINA July ��TH  1'J.MPRKSS OK INDIA July 27TH  STEAMSHIPS TO HONOLULU, FIJI IS- .  LAND AND AUSTRALIA.  SS.* MOANA ....  SS MIOWERA...  SS   AORANGI....  ..JuncSOTH  ..July 3'4TJt  ��� ���Aug. aiST  "���*or full particulnns a?  ti time, rates,  etc., npply to  E. J. COYI-E, JAS. SCLAXEr!  , A. G. P. A., Ticket Agent,  Vnncouvcr, B. C.  -129 Hastings St.,  Vancouver, B. C.  ���*t.v^..  J  ' . ., ."viau'wu.iii' ,������'&!�� SATURDAY ....JUNE 27, 1903  THB INDEPENDENT.  ��� Recommend;  ft  9-  ft  >���:  ��.  "���-;  9  o  9  Our Independent patrons tof  patronize . the KED CROSS e  DRUG STORE, the Popular Pre-��  flcrlptlon Pharmacy. They belong*  to no Druggist Combine. ~  Stewart's Pink Tonic PMb, 50c,��  now 35c...'.Siirniiparlllu, big bot-^  tie, $1, now TSc....Gibson's Celery^  Nervint, big bottle $1, now 75e....��  Bring your prescriptions. Eng-��  llsh and German chemists In at-*  tendance....'Mall orders receive*  prompt attention.. ..SEND US���  AN ORDER. o  Theatre Hoyal  W. SEAL Manager  Week Commencing  Monday, June 29, 'OS  "The Crimes of a Century"  A Three-Act Comedy.  Including .Seven High-Class Specialties.  I'bicek-10, 2ti and HO cent*.   Doors o]>cn nt  ?::10; porforiuancc at H:30 p. m.  AH people engaged at this theatre are mom-  ors  ol   the Natlunal   Protective   Union  of  born  Actors  Items from Victoria  By Our Own Correstwndcnt.  THE CAMPAIGN;  Political wire pulling has fairly started. Both the liberal and conservative  parties have Hied the llrst shots of the  .campaign and it appears that each  party are confident ot success. Outside of educational matters the socialists appear to be taking things easily.  So far the, labor: parly have taken no  .steps to put a ticket? in the field, but It  Js whispered that a move Is about to  .be made.  The heelers parade the streets attired In immaculate costumes embel-  Jlshed by rare and expensive, button-  % ings and are crowned with: the latest  istyle.of Panning, hat, cocked at an an-  ,gle of 45 degrees to starboard. Some  wear the conventional "hard hitter,"  and lots of watch chain, but all are  :srnlies and exceedingly profuse0in extending, greetings. Hotel and saloon  men,report business rapidly.improving,  and? the, outlook exceedingly bright.  It is hinted that the respectable ele-_  ment ih Victoria will appoint strong  committees to prevent, If possible, thc  ���gross Irregularities that have marked  elections in the past. The law prohibits the sale ot liquor and compels  the closing of all saloons on the day of  ���election. This has been dexterously  circumvented by the establishing of  what is known as "irrigating depots,"  of convenient though secluded localities. At the last election these conveniences were to be found In the Humboldt street cabins, and in the basement of-places of business. It was to  these resorts that the heelers piloted  the "shaky ones," to brace them preparatory to introducing them to the  -voting booth.  The "blank ballot" dodge, about which  ���vve have heard so much from  time to time, will be carefully  watched as well as other known tricks  -whereby fraud is perpetrated. On the  whole it would appear that the heelers  will have a dllllcult time,in delivering  the goods at the coining election. The  ���keen lookout that Is now being kept  on the physique of those registering  leads to the belief that there will be  some "tall challenging" ��� of votes on  election day. Quite a number of foreign strangers vvho arrived in Victoria  on the 22nd June were noticed at the  registrar's oflice. 'They were als,o noticed leaving town and heading north  ���on the train. A prominent heeler was  much in evidence on the 22nd of June.  At 11:30 a.���':m., he appeared at Bastion  square with a strong list to port and  piloting three suspicious- looking Brit?  ish subjects from the region ot the  ��� dead line, Seattle. At 3:30 p. m. he was  ���again In evidence roljhig like a post  admiral in n. hurricane, with a convoy  ��� of  four/presumably  British  bulldogs  _lbringing_up_Jhe_rear.   The suspicious  7:'. THK OLD PARTIES.  "Keep politics out of. the union;"  "In unity there is strength."  Having delivered themselves of these  set phrases, the shining lights of the  labor party immediately split up, entering the political arena, some lining  up with conservatives and others with  the liberal party;, At this particular  period in the political history of the  country, the action of the labor men ls  all that could be desired by the old  purtles. They view with tear the rapid  growth of the trade union movement,  knowing full well that it the labor  party, ever unite for political action,  the power of the old political parties  will vanish for ever. Their only hope  is In their ability to keep? the labor  party divided and really they appear  to succeed with very little effort. There  appears to be no just reason for any  working man and particularly a' trades  unionist to take sides with either of  the old parties. He must,know if he.Is  at all observant that both parties are  actually the enemy of organized labor.  Whenever a measure Is advocated in  the halls of legislation that vvouid in  any way advance the interests of labor  In general and organized labor In particular, vve find the conservative and  liberal Join hands ,to down such measure. Recent happenings? both in; the  provincial and dominion houses should  satisfy any labor,mnn that they cannot  expect favors or justice fromthe dominant political parties, nor can Ihey  ever expect to acquire that position In  the? management-of affairs of the country whlcli is their right as workers and  producers., it is painful to behold the  supplicant manner In which organized  labor lias of late been petitioning and1  pleading for representation on civic  boards, etc., and how they have been  stood off with Plausible, excuses. Organized labor Is laughed at by the powr  ers that be? and this tribute to its Importance win continue until the bump  of asslninlty is removed from the worker's head and they ctrust business for  themselves? ln the? political, by forming  an Independent labor party,  'Register!  Register!! Register!!!  NOTES.  In? live weeks OS new members have  joined tho .'laborers'' union.  Another heavy cargo ot ��� Chinamen  arrived in town today. The usual de-  frionstratlou occurred. An addition  will have to be put on Chinatown to  ������neet-'reuuireeiimtB.  looking gentry have been carefully labelled, 'and vvill no doubt be heard of  again. It is Intended that, the coining  ���election will be a clean one.  REGISTER YOUR VOTE.- ���      '  ������������������������9e0ee����*��*0e��*  m 9  9  ������.&���  .i*  9  9  'ft  9  'ft  o  The upper part of the building of  Jones' Empire cigar, store will be used  by, the Victoria. Building Trades council when they commence business. This  popular resort will then be practically  lhe" heiidquarto s~of -all-unlons-ln-Vic-  torla.  REGISTER YOUR VOTE.  A strawberry and ice crenm social  and dance will be given at Marshall's  halt on Monday evening, June 29, .by  the retail clerks,of the city. Thc steam  launch will leave the bont house opposite the post oflice ut 7:15 p. m. Tickets, '25 cents return, which Include  dance and   refreshments.  not be surprising to hear of these  worthy souls petitioning the city council to hove the town clock stopped Saturday nleht so that it should not work  or strike on the Sabbath.'  GET ON" THE VOTERS' LIST.  The possibility of putting up a labor  ticket. Is doubtful. It Is, however,  thought that lubor will be represented  on the old ticket. We would advise  thoso lnbor men vvho run for political  honors on those conditions, to. weigh  carefully the possibility of severing  connection vvith th.e $200 deposit. We  would, draw attention to a resolution  passed by the Dominion Trades congress: Resolved, That hereafter any  member of a labor organization found  on the platform advocating In the Interests of nny of the old political liberal or conservative parties, be regarded with suspicion as decoys of the wage  earners and as, opponents of the advanced labor movement. In view of  this they must not expect, support from  any unioii at least chartered by the  Dominion Trades congress of Canada.  Register! Register!! Register!!!  STEAMSHlii^SOCim  The British Columbia Steamshipmen's? society now have - their headquarters at 331 Cordova street, where  they have nicely equipped and furnished rooms. The strike did not lose them  my members, but on the other, hand  strengthened their ranks. Besides.the  Vancouver olllce they have established  a blanch in Victoria. At the last meeting the following officers;'.'were';elected:  President, Archie Mclsaac; first vice-  president," Charles Stannnrd; treasurer,  Sidney Harris; secretary, Chas. Kerbs;  master-at-arms, Joe Pare; inside: sentinel, p. Mulligan; outside" sentinel,  Ford Somerville. The meetings of the  society are held at !t34 Cordova every  Saturday evening. The membership  has now* run up to 170.  SOMEl LABOR LITERATURE.  Six; Centuries of Work   and Wages,  by. Thorold Rogers.  'Evolution of the Trade Unionist, hy  Frank K. Foster.  Sympathetic Strikes and Lookouts, by  Fred.  S. Hall.  Organized Self-Help, by Herbert Cas-  son. ���   '.  ; The Historyof Trade Unions, by Beatrice and. Sydney Webb.     ,       ,  '-..The .NeW.Right, by Samuel.Mi;Jones.  History and Functions of Central Labor Unions, by W. 'Maxwell Burke.  Human Progress, by Thomas S. Blair.  j'Wealth and Progress, by; George Gunton.  ��� Democracy, by Beatrice and Sydney  Webb.  ' Relations of Employer and Employee  (Symposium),- by John P. Peters.  ��� Annals of American Academy, of Political and Social Science, July issue,  1902.      .  j 'Land? and Labor, by Wm. Godwin  Moody. i  ���Social Unrest, John Graham"Brooks.  ' And others too numerous to mention.  Labor Eight  ; Annals of Toll, by J. (Morrison Davidson.  '. Letters of Love and Labor, by Samuel iM. Jones.  RIGS AND SADDLE HORSES Al:  ways on hand at Hotel North Vancouver.  REGISTER YOUR VOTE.  UNION BARBER SHOPS.    ,  John Sllngerland���714 Robson street.  Army and Navy���338 Granville street.  Elite���617 Hastings street, west.  Bon Ton���602 Hastings street, west.  Commercial Hotel shop.  THIS BRAND  Overalls  Mnde for  Every Class of Work.  BEST MATERIALS.  '��� HEST FIT,  S- HEST WHAR  0'  9,  ������9  ft  'ft  Give Thein a Trial.  N   _lTHE-! ���''  HEST   WORKMANSHIP,  ��� HUUVbK fflHKlUB lilL !  . ft' (LIMITED.) ���  i  The oldest "Union'Overall Fac- ��  9 tory In the West. ft  ���9      HAW'S BLOCK, WINNIPEG, HAN.     ��  * 9ft9'ft9ft9ti9ft9ft9ft999ti9ft9ft  : Local union. No. Ti, Urotlierhood of  Painters, Decorators and Papui'hnng-  crs of America, haye elected the oillcers for. the ensuing term us follows:  Alfred Tripp, president: Frank Hen-  sikle. vice president; Richard Ryan,  seerotiiry; John Robson, financial secretary; John Creed,. treasurer; A. Mc-  Gavin, conductor; H, Wlllnrd,' warden.  Messrs. Tripp. Ryan and Henskle were  elected delegates to the Trades and  Labor council. The Installation takes  place on Monday, July 6.  The Lord's Duy Alliance?-, apostles  huve taken exception to "the Tourist  Association tally-ho, tooting lis c horn  on the Sabbath.'���'While they have their  hand In It might be well tor them to  take exception to roosters crowing and  church bells ringing on that- holy day,  as It Is very offensive to some people,  even If they do not complain.   It would  Anderion,s~326^Ciimble^treet"  3. A. Davidson���307 Cambie street.  Savoy���137 Cordova street.  J.  A., Miller���608  Cordova  street.  G. B. Smith���Atlantic -hotel, Cordova  street.  Gem���35 Cordova street.  Boulder���17 Cordova street.  City Barber Shop���Water street.  Terminal���Wnter street.   ,  Sunnyslde���Water Btreet.  Oyster Bny���306 Carrall street.  Union���332 carrall street.  ; O. k".���1C�� Hastings street, east.  Glasgow���513 Westminster avenue.  D. P. Johnston���Barnard Castle, Powell street.  O. McCutcheon���Mt. Pleasant.  Register!   Register!! Register!!!  Victoria Union Directory.  VICTORIA LABORERS' PROTECTIVE  ? Union, Federal No. 2.���Meets llrst and  third Friday ln Labor Hall, room 4.  President, A. Johonson; vioe-presldent,  T. Cox; secretary, J. C. Mapleton; treasurer, J. Goldstraw; warden, A. Harris;  conductor, J, McConnel; delegates to  Trades and Labor Council, A. Johonson,  T. Cox, Leo O. Charlton, Wm. McKay  and 3. O. Mapleton.  I. 0.0. F., 1. U.|_  j Fpllovving are tho by-laws governing  tho progressive juvenile branch, No. 1���  Loyal Thinu Forever, lodge, No. 7302,  Vancouver:  Rule 1.7 This branch shall be called and  known as the Juvenile Brunch, No. 1, of  the Loyal Thine Forever Lodge, No. 7392,  I. .0. O. F��� M. U., Friendly Society of the  British Columbia District.  ..-TIME  AND   PLACE  OF  MEETING.  i Rule 2. This Branch shall meet the 2nd  and Ull Tuesday in each month, at 8  o'clock p. m. in Sutherland Hall, Westminster Avenue, or such other place as a  upecial meeting'mny .decide?' and , thv  Recording Secretary shall call over the  Officers' names at SMS o'clock p. m. from  ri. book kept for that purpose, and every  principal Officer vvho Is absent shall be  fined 10 cents, unless a satisfactory apology he given at the following meeting.  The Branch shall remain open for one  hour, when It. shall'" bu closed for the  evening.  DUTY OF SURGEON.  Rule 3. The Branch shall elect a Surgeon at every halt-yearly meeting, who  shall be paid from the Management Kx-  pense Fund at the rate ,of 75 cents per  annum for all members in full compliance  niid residing within two miles of the meeting room. He shall attend to all sick  members residing within two miles of the  meeting room, unci,provide them with proper and sufficient? medicine free during  their illness. | It will be the duty of the  Surgeon when called upon or sent for by  a sick member to attend With as little delay as possible. When the Surgeon is  sont?for;it will bo the dutyTbf the sick  member to send his name and' address in  writing, that delay and mistakes'maybe  avoided.  . MONTHLY RETURN OF SURGEON.  ��� Rule 4. The Surgeon shall furnish a return to the Brunch every .meeting night  of all? sick members who have? placed  themselves under his care, specifying the  nature of the disease under, which the  respective parties labor, upon a printed  form which shall he furnished by the  Branch for that purpose.  ELECTION OF OFFICERS.  Rule 5?; The election of' all officers of  the Branch shalt take 'place ;on the first  meeting night in.January, and July. The  President, Vice-President,'."Financial Secretary, Treasurer, Auditors and, Trustees,  from the Management ���'��� Committee appointed by. the ?Loyal Thine ForeverLodgo  No. 7892,���M. U., the remaining Officers to  be elected from the Branch. The Financial Secretary, Treasurer and Auditors  shall present their reportat this meeting.  , ADMISSION OF MEMBERS.  Rule , e. Every member for admission  as a benefit member to? this Branch must  Uo eight and. not over eighteen years, of  age, of good moral character, and pass a  medical, examination.'>'��� The -Initiation fee  shall 'be as follows:���  Age  S to 12 years 25c  "   12 to 14 years 40c  "  lt to 16 years 75c  "  16 to 18 years $1.00  CONTRIBUTIONS.  Ago, 8 to 12 years, 20c per month in ad-  vnnct.  Age, 12 to 14 years, 2iio per month, In advance-  Age, 10 to IS years, 40c per month, in advance.  Age, 12 to Hi years, 32c per month, ln advance.  SICK BENEFITS.  Full sick7 benefits for theflrst 20 weeks  of illlness, and half sick benefit for the remainder of Illness, as per following scale:  Ago 8 to 12 years,    Medical    attend-  i iince, $1 and medicine free.  Age 12 to 14 years.. .... .. .. .;.... ....1.50  Age 14 to IS years 2.00  Age 16 to IS years.  ., 2.50  SICK BENEFITS.  Rule 7. Any benefit member of this  Branch in good standing being by. disease  or bodily. hurt six working days, shall  receive sick benefits at the rate stated,  according-to'age. In?all cases a member  reporting himself sick must notify the  President or Financial Secretary on or  before 12 o'clock noon of the third day,  as for, each; succeeding day he neglects  to do so hcshifll. forfeit one day's sick  pay.,. Also, any member neglecting to do-.  clarc himself off tho' Sjck Fund shall be  fined- twenty-five cents. All sick benefits  shall.be pnld accordlng'to the medical doctor's report.  _ARREARS  OF CONTRIBUTIONS.  There Is no use tryng to beat the  rural correspondent who .sent this In:  "We have a man here that wanted his  driving horse clipped, but us'It vvouid  cost about 31.50 nnd a pair of clippers  vvouid cost about the same ho decided  to pull the hnir out. So he went to  work pulling one hnir at a time and ln  three weeks he had the horse plucked  as bald as an elephant, and at the  same time he had counted .the hairs.  He says that a 1,000-pound horse has  just 281,116,432,909 hairs on 'him, not  including the mane and tail."  REGISTER .YOUR'VOTE.  Rule S. Any member of this Branch allowing, his dues to exceed, twelve weeks  shall be suspended from rill benefits and  shall riot be entitled to'benefit until.one  month afterho has paid? up all arrears,  nnd should his .dues exceed twelve months  he will cease to be a member of this  Brunch, nnd his name shall' be eraosed  from the books.  Note.���Any neglect on the part ot the  Financial.Secretary In not .notifying'snld  member shnll be. no excudse for his suspension.  SICK  VISITING COMMITTEE.  Rule 9. The Sick Committee shall be appointed by llie President or Financial Secretary, and thnt un a brother reporting  himself sick, they shall visit said brother  at? least'<iiirc a week dining his Illness,  and report the results of their visits'at  each mcoting.  TRANSKEHHINO  OF -MEMBERS.   '  Rule 10. That nn a member of this  Branch attaining the age at IS years ho  shall hnve the option of Joining any lodge  of the Manchester Unity he may ureter  lu the District, nnd produce the necessary  certificate as per their rules.' The Juvcn-  llo shall pay tho sum of 00 cents for hla  clearance, and this Branch shall be responsible for his sick benefit ns per rate,  until ho becomes entitled to benefits In  tho adult lodge. Any member ot this  Branch attaining the, age ot IS years  censes to be n benefit member of this  Juvenile Branch of Oddfellows.  UNRULY CONDUCT.  Rule 11? Any member misbehaving himself In the lodge room shall'be suspended  from all benefits.  Our Victoria Advertisers.  The advertising pages of The Independent will reveal to trades unionists  In Victoria the tradesmen who are ln practical touch with them, and thej;  will'naturally govern themselves accordingly in making purchases. '  THE QUEEN'S HOTEL  J. M. HUGITES, PROPRIETOR,  Corner of Johnson and Store Streets,  Centrally located   and   all conveniences.  Terms tl per day and upwards.  Free Bus. Telephone.  117 GOVERNMENT STREET.  Men's and Boy's Clothing, Boots and  Shoes.   Union Store.   Union Clerks.  H3f Lowest-priced outfitters in the  City of Victoria.   Give us a call.  M.J. T. JONES...  Empire Cigar Store  Free Reading Room add Headquarters of the .Laborers'  Protective Union.  105 Douglas Street, Opposite Labor Hall  VICTORIA,' B. C.  ���e0fd Curiosity Shop  Pierce O'Connor, Proprietor.  118 Yates Street, Victoria, B. C.  All kinds   ot ��� furniture   bought and  sold.   Any thins? you desire and do not  see please ask for it.  EVERY  Job Printing Done  SOCIETY WORK A SPECIALTY.  r��7'  ���,/  ���v  :��� ���,���'  91  9ii.  :&  m.>;  9if  '.'���"���  ������"��!���'���  ���?.  ?*r  o  c  ! Independent  Printing Co'y ���  BASEMENT, FUCK BLOCK, VANCOUVER.  ���,  DOMiNIONiDAY  Wed. & Thur^  July Sst & 2nd  Championship Lacrosse and Horse Races.   The  ,   . Navy Men' will also participate in the games.       ,    -.u  CANADIAN - WHEELMEN'S - ASSOCIATION  Will hold their annual RACE MEET at-which amateur  riders from all over t'ne Dominion will compete.  FIELD AND AQUATIC SPORTS,  His Majesty's Warships Will be Present.  GOD SAVE THE KING ; -=  MAYOR NEELANDS,  Chairman.  H. J. FRANKLIN,  Secretary  RACING  DATES.  Following are the dates set by  the  North Pacific Fair Association for 'tbe  horse races for 1903:  sritlNO MEETINGS. . "!   v  Seattle, Wash   Vancouver, B. 0..  Grand Fork, B. C.  Spokane, Wash'.;.  Everett, Wash....  ���Whatcom, .Wash..  ..June fl o July i   July 1 to 2   July ltd 3   July 4 to 6   July 2 to 4   July 2 to 4  FALL MEETINGS.  Seattle, Wash;   'YlmU'om, Wash   Kvorott, Wash   Saloni/Oro   Portland, Oro   North Yaklina, Wash....  Spokane, Wash   Hoise, Idaho   Walla Walla, Wash   I.owlston, Idaho   Tho Dalles, Ore   Ui Grande, Ore   New Westminster, B.C..  Vancuuvcr, B. C   Victoria, B. C   Bro. S. J. Wade. President.  Bro.' C. Webb, Vice-President.  Bro. P. A. McMoran, Pro. G. M.  Bro IT. Hyde. .Pro. D. G. M.  Bro. R.. XV.- Partridge, Pro.-C. S.  Bro. R. Brechin, Financial Secretary.   Aug. 1 to 29  ....Aug. 81 to Sopt. 9   Sopt. 7 to 12   Sopt. M to 19   Sept. 21 to 26   Sept. 28 to Oct. 2   Oct. 6 to 18   .Oct. 12 to 17   Oct. 19 to 24   Oct. 26 to 31   Sept. 28 to Oct. 3   Oct. 8 to 10   Sept, 29 to Oct. 2  .Sept. 7 and Oct. 3 to  .......*;....Oct. 6 to10  Coleman's mustard oil   for rheumatism.   Sure cure.   1198 Barnard street.  IP IT7IS:PAIR FOR  of Vancouver and elsewhere to support *  and purchase the goods of a fair flnn  why should, they not condemn and RE- .  FUSE TO PURCHASE the goods of  unfair concerns? The BUILDING  TRADES COUNCIL endorsed by the  Trades and Labor council, has placed'  CHAS. WOODWARD & CO.,;  Cor." Westminster avenue and Harris;  street.  MESSRS.   DAVIDSON   BROS.,  Jewellers, Cordova street.  R. O. BUCHANAN & CO.,  Glassware,  Hastings street,  on   the  Members of these firms.awarded the  contract for building the proposed big  departmental store on corner of Hastings and Abbott streets to E.COOK,  a, bitter opponent of organized labor.  The Independent, $1 a Year  ji��  �������  for rine  14 CORDOVA ST. W. SATURDAY..  ...JUNE 21, 1903  THE INDEPENDENT.  ARE YOU GOING FISHING?   COOPERATIVE FACTORY  RODS, KEELS, LINES, CASTS,  FLI ES, BKOG UES, TK ACES, WINNOWS, SPOONS, BASKETS AND  PLY BOOKS.  Wo etui  t-upply any  required, and will lu>  your business.  tish ing gear  -lad io have  527 Hastings street.  The committee as= appointed by tlio  Trades and Labor council to call a  nomination convention for the local  elections ha? lost no timo in getting  (Sown to business. The date for the  "holding of tlio labor convention lias  been set for Monday, July 6. The  unions will be allowed one delegate for  every 10 members. A week earlier,  ���namely, Monday, June 2l��, a preliminary  convention, or rather a working committee will be convened, which will be  made up of one delegate from each  union. This is lor tlie purpose of pre  para tory work, such as the framing o��  a platform and to consider names of  prospective candidates, etc. Invitations  have been sent the unions asking that  tlieir representatives be sent to the  proposed convention with full instructions.  LABOR LITERATURE.  IAU workingmen and others should  read the following pamphlets issued by  the American Federation of Labor:  Organized' Labor, Its" Struggles, Its  "Enemies, an'l Fool Friends, hy Samuel  jGompers.  Some Reafons for Chinese Exclusion.  History ol' Trade Unions, by Wm.  ���"���rant and P > tf. McQulre.  Eight .Hon f Primer by Geo. E. McNeill.  Economic nnd Social Importance of  the Eight-h iur MoramenV by Geo.  Gunton.  Philosophy of the Eight-hour Movement,' by (Lemuel Danryid.  Eight-hour "Workd**.' ��� by Samuel  Gompers. -    ���  IVVliat Does Labor Want, by Samuel  Gompers.  Philosophy '-it Trade Unions, by Dyer  ���D. Lum.  33ie "Philosophy or the Labor Movement," by Geo. E.' McNeill.  What Labor Could Do, hy John Swindon.  The Safety of the Future Lies in Organized Labor, hy Henry D. Lloyd.  Universal Education, hy Senator  Henry W. Blair.  Condition of -Women Workers, by Ira  M.Van Etten.  (Why"We Unite.  .���Report of Discussion on Political Program, "Denver Convention, 1894.  No Compulsory Arbitration, hy Samuel Gompers.  NOTES.  GKT ON* THK VOTKltS'  LIST.  The white lisherman  will soon bo  tiling of the past on the Fraser.  Speaking about scandals, what a nice  sweet-siviited mix up that South case  is.  When labor seats lis delegates In the  councils of the nation the walking delegate will be an unpleasant memory of  the past.  New* Westminster, Juno 26.���All llie  hands employed at the Koyal City factory who went out on strike on the  lst of the month have secured permanent nliicci) elsewhere.  A ro-operutivu factory ivlll lie started  shortly to turn out olllce, store and bar  llxtures, sashes, doors nnd titling and  mouldings of ull kinds. Messrs. John  Mensiuil, Joseph Smith, Wm. Atkinson  and Geo.  Salt mv the Incorporators.  The location of lhe proposed now mill  Is at the Juncture of Twelfth and Front  streets and Lulu Island. A start will  he made on Monday morning, when the  piles will be driven. The fust section  of the building will be SO hy (il) feet,  for which all the iniiclilnery has been  ordered. Tliere is plenty of money already subscribed to guarantee its operation, tlie employees working eight  hours  a day.  The contractors mid builders have  slgnilled their intention of patronizing  the  new venture exclusively.  warm to working  people.  UNION HOTELS AND SALOONS.  Following are union hotels and sal-  pons and employ union bar tenders:  Atlantic saloon, Cordova street.  Mint saloon, corner Carrall and Hastings streets.  Crown saloon, Carrall street.  Palace hotel, corner Carrall and  Hastings.  Columbia hotel, Cordova street, east.  City hotel, Powell street.  JCing's hotel, Carrall street.  Eagle hotel, Cordova street.  Queen's hotel, Intersection Cordova  and Water streets.  "Western Hotel, corner Cambie and  "Water streets.  Grand View hotel, Cordova street,  west.  Clarence hotel, corner Pender and  Seymour streets.  Bridge hotel, at Westminster avenue  bridge.  Royal hotel. Water street.  Unless British Columbia employs a  corps of circuit rider? to patrol the  borders of the province tlie Natal act  is not likely to keep many Japs out ot  this province.  'Province would undoubtedly have a  large ciuestion of provincial rights on  its hands. Altogether, the indication!?  are that British Columbia's Natal act,  while it can do no harm, wiil not do  much good. What this province needs,  and what is must demand In no uncertain terms is a dominion statute absolutely prohibiting Japanese, Chinese.  Burmese, Indian and all ylher Asiatics  from entering Canada.  Organized labor has now enrolled under its banner an army of 2,000,000 Industrial workers, and recruits are coming In at a rapid rate. Secretary, Frank  Morrison of the American Federation  or Labor recently announced that during the pnst month he had received  over 200 applications, fpr charters from  unions throughout the country. This  is 'the largest number on record for  any month. Mr. Morrison states that  five years ago there were but 50 central bodies connected with the American Federation of Labor. Today there  are 320.  The statute law revision .(Scotland)'  blll.'now in parliament, is of much antiquarian interest. It repeals a number  of obsolete statutes passed in tlie reign  of Jame." 1. by a parliament assembled  at Perth. In those days England had  to be carefully guarded against, and  so one of the statutes declares that "na  Inglisman cum in Scotland without  conduct or asscrance." Another act  forbids and "Scottisman to bring into  the realme ony Inglisman." There does  not seem to have been any enactment  against "Scottismon" crossing the border into England, a journey which, it  Is alleged, many Scotsmen have since  taken, with no disadvantage to themselves. Another of these quaint acts  of the old Scottish parliament relates  to "the playing at tutball," which, like  golf, was once a pastime frowned on  because it Interfered with the practice  ot archery.  DRIFTWOOD.  Tl.e  The I  By  yellowls  rovince.  Eagles*  home.  1  t  o  ue  Vcrno  thing  in  n.  Var  will  couver  build  The  *20,000  Seattle  a  The socialist party wants the earth  but it does not want either to pay or  work for it.  A good deal is written and said about  society, but all there is to it is salted  almonds and ferns.  Charlie Gibbons Is one nf the bright  est, keenest writers on the Pacific coast.  No boquets either.  Tliis is a wicked old world. For our  part we shall be quite satlslled if we  get out of it alive.  Some undertakers pretend to  wise and solemn In daytime, but  night they are human buzzards.  look  nfter  There ls a class of men who when  being placed in an olllce seem to think  tliey own the earth, but they don't.  The old adage "make hay while the  sun shines" might go in California, but  In Vancouver the rain would spoil it  Every time we see a man or woman's  picture In the newspaper we always  wonder what he, or she, were cured of.  Some men, after receiving a letter,  with enclosed postage for reply are so  miserable brainless that they do not  reply to the writer.  So Williams  has a brand new baby  at his home.   Is It going to be a car  penter or a traveling newspaper agent?  Uc-st wishes anyhow.  ; The wiley candidate for political office will soon be strutting around, giving you hot air talk and,patting you  on the back.   Look out for lilm.  : The meanest mnn we know of lives  in Vancouver. He is trying to complete a method for calculating compound interest wtih a rubber stamp.  Japanese enter the United States  without paying any duty on themselves  or having to pass any educational test.  The simple system of arriving in Seattle and making tlie Fraser river by  i detour through United States would  m��&s����������������������ss����������  TTbe Salt  ;of Life  is business." Wo wunt more of  , it. We'll tret it if an out and out  i bargain will fetch it.  How Is This  A two-quart  Hot Water Bottle  or  Fountain Syringe  75c.  1 Tlie McDowell, Alliins,  : Watson Co., Ltd. Liability |  UP-TO-DATE DRUGGISTS. ��  9����������������������������S������������\ unlon"  permit the Japs to escape the act.  There is an Imaginary boundary all the  way from the Atlantic to the Paciliic  which the Japs could cross unquestioned anywhere east of the Hocky  mountains. The.v have merely to  come west again from Eastern Canada  to get among their friends In B. C.  The provincial government might inspect all trains at the Crow's Nest and  Kicklnghorse pusses, but that would  Involve the constitutional question as  (o whether one province can debar  people entering from any other province. For instance, if the Natal act  were applied to Caucasians, tlie whole  Diiukliabur bunch woulil probably  come under ll. but If ll. C. Irled to  shut   out. Clifford   Slfion's    pets    lliis  Vancouver has a strange man for a  philosopher. He says that all men are  merely animals���which we believe���and  yet .got angry when we called hlni an  ass.  The reason dogs bark sit the moon at  night Is becauso they arc lying awake  contemplating mischief. I know a few  men who resemble the dog in this manner.  Having failed to crush trades unionism on this coast by direct attack, the  Employers' association of San Francisco has cunningly thrown Itself back  of a- new scheme for Injuring the working classes and weakening their industrial organization. Acting on the  theory that unions arc likely to decline  when there ls n. great competition for  employment, because of the overplus of  workers, this powerful association of  capitalists Is studiously seeking to encourage the coming to this state of  great numbers of persons under the necessity of continuously working for  their daily bread���persons whose presence here will overload the labor market and produce distressing conditions.  Leading members of lhe employers'  association have become members of  the so-called California Promotion  committee, and within that committee  have stood for the distribution  throughout the country of an Immense  number of circulars containing masses  of false and misleading statements  concerning labor conditions In this'  state���statements cunningly calculated  to draw hither such classes of persons  as would best work out the purposes of  the employers' association.  The efforts of the employers to attract large numbers of workingmen to  this section are being effectually seconded by the transcontinental railways,  which are also, spreading broadcast  pamphlets and clrculurs containing  misleading statements concerning the  labor market here, and are making exceedingly low railroad rates from eastern and Missouri river points to Coll-  fornln. In some sections of California  ���particularly the southern part���the  extraordinary number of workingmen  arriving daily is fast creating a condition wliich not only menaces the welfare of the organized workers, but promises soon to become a great public  danger, as .the major number of these  new arrivals are without funds, and the  deplorable results of their ineffectual  efforts to obtain remunerative employment may be readily foreseen. ,  Fairly reliable figures are at hand  showing that one thousand workingmen  per week have landed In San Francisco  for several weeks pnst. Lodging houses  are filled up and fewer houses are  for rent than ever before In the history  of San Francisco. Travelling cards  are being deposited in the local unions  at an unusual rate.  ' To minimize the deceptions referred  to, to protect tlie workng people designed to be misled by such deceptions,  and to save from Injury the labor cause  in the west, we warn all people that  there are now on the Pacific coast far  riiore workmen than can Iind employment, and we request all labor organizations and all newspapers to assist in  making known the truth In these regards.  SAN FRANCISCO LABOR COUNCIL,  G. B. BENHAM, President.  T. E. ZANT, Secretary.  San Francisco, June G, 1903."  HOGG'S HALL, corner Westminster  avenue and Keefer street to let. c. J.  Coulter, 837 Harris street.  THE BAKERS.'  Proprietors of union bake shops in  this city have received the international  union label, and will now sell bread  bearing the same, All union working-  men as well as others should ask for it.  ���News-Advertlser'is"the_rlght"name in  the right place. It always advertises  the news after said news is n month  old. It should use "boiler" plate, its  cheaper.  Wonder If the great editor of the  Province can yel, after a few years,  see the point in .the squib "A scene In  Greece���a burning candle." Any editor  with copper colored brain could grasp  this.  Buy and wear union stamp' shoes,  and thus protect the labor movement  against Independent and hostile factions that retard the recognized trade  We have been told several limes that  nfter death, If we have followed God's  word, we will be presented with a golden harp. If we were only r.ir.'e Hint It  would be a harp; but It kind of makes  U'i sliver when wc think I*, might bo n  bagplre.  A Vancouver man who has been trying to quit drinking beer, but somehow nr other became a little bit Jagged,  met his doctor the other dny nnd tho  physician told him Hint every glass of  beer was a nail In the Jagged man's  coffin, Tlie would be abstainer of good  beer said It did not matter after one  wns dead and gone if his coflln did  look like a hedge-hog.  Wheu yon want Shoes made  to order or repaired  ThosO.M��Hs,4?Li���0���Se  ������*���*���:*���*���*���*���  I Don't be Careless f  i ���           %  & Don't start your wheel on   the   new  season's  work  without a   +���  t thorough overhauling.   It will add much to your comfort and socur-   '��.  ��� lty and will cost you 'but llttlo.   'We havo a thoroughly up-to-date   J  9 blcyclo repair department.                                                                       Hi  | Wm. RALPH, 126 Hastings St. |  * Stoves, Ranges and Kitchen Furniture. '������  DOMINION BAY  will soon be here, and you will want FLAGS TO DECORATE WITH.  McLENNAN, McFKELY & CO., have a splendid assortment of both BRITISH and UNITED STATES FLAGS In all sizes and prices.  Ask to see tliem.   We consider It It n pleasure to show the goods.  STORE OPEN EVERY SATURDAY EVENING.  McLennan, McFeely & Co.  Telephone, No. 44. LIMITED*  1 FOR THE GARDEN  Pruning Knives  Pruning Shears  Tree Pruners  Hand Sprayers  Step Ladders  Lawn Mowers  Garden Hose  Lawn Sprinklers  Lawn Rakes, Etc.  Individual description is  impossible, not enough &  space to do that. They  must be seen, and the  price tags will make no  heavy drain on your j*  pocket book.  Vancouver Hardware Co.,  I 339 Hastings Street. |  $X9X9X9X9H$9Hi0Hi9��0*^^  ...CASCADE... I  " The Beer Without a Peer." |-  $1 Doz. Pints |  $2 Doz. Quarts      \  FOR SALE AT ALL FIRST-CLASS  LIQUOR STORES, HOTELS  AND SALOONS  Vancouver Breweries, Ltd,  Vancouver, B. C.  ($)        and for sale at all first-class Saloons, Liquor Stores and Hotels.      j��  $9'Hi*li0,*9$V.#K9Hi9Hi9Hi0Hi9Hi9  i tOO TO       -a  1 Honig's  9. Mil IlAHTIMIS STIIKOT I'lABT,  for the most delicious ICC CBtAM,  MirVUll 111 tliu Clt'llIICHt, lirlKlltCHt llllll       ���  nlrk'fet (jailor In thu city. +  9Hi9Hi9Hi9Hi9Hi0Hi9Hi0&9Hi9Hi9}f;  UNION EXPRESS���Phone 1354. Cor-  Abbott and Hastings streets. Prompt  attention to all calls.  GET ON THE VOTERS' I/IST.  CLARENCE   HOTEL.  (Under new management.)  .JAS. XV. MASSBY, Proprietor.  Corner Pender   nnd   Seymour Sts.  Ono blook from Post Oflice.   First-class  dining room and bar; white help only.  Best English ales and porter In town.  Rates, tl.00 per day.  Straw Hats  ALL THE LATEST STYLES.  JOHNSTON, KERrOOT S�� CO.  104 and 106 Cordova Street.  Trunk Store 13?.Masting* St., 0|>b. Wm. Balbh's.  ��� CHTY MOTEL  R. A'SBEOK, Proprietor.  49 Powell Street, VANCOUVER, B.  Terms $1.00 per day.  I  If there is  Any Pleasure  in House-  cleaning  ���It Is in laying away woolens  and blankets that havo been laundered by thc Pioneer Laundry.  Or in putting up curtains   that  havo been through our hands.  TVc certainly do two things well  ���launder woolens and curtains.  PIONEER  Steam Laundry  - ' -��� ������ ���    ..  910-914 Blchardo Streot. Toi. 846  Branch offlca la Arcade  Tel. 1176.  'ABverttea In Tbe Independent.  Welcome  324 Carrall Street  Tliree doors from Hastings Street.*  Telephone 1388.  Choice lines of Confectionery,  Fruits,  Soft Drinks and Ice Cream.  Refreshment Parlor���Tea," Coffee, Light'  [Lunches.  PIPES,'        TOBACCOS,     '    CIGARS.  ' Prompt service.  Open   till   midnight  GEO. C. HAMILTON.


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