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 . s.       ��    I  -     .  ;iyw.,^  \  ' T I^slstetlve LlhtCy, Mav'3lT0��'   ["  fc: tr.A.-. X-'  I-  �� THE  ROYAI. BANK  !f OF  CANADA  ,\ ,. BAVINOS   BANK..  v A Generul Dunking Business  >; rr.nsaclod.  k OFFICES-Hrtstiiics Hiri-nt,   W���  * Westminster Avenue, Vsnconror.  C. PMUBKT LOAN AM>  SAVINGS CO.  Authorized Capital - 110,000,000  Subscribed Capital - ��� 1,600,000  A��sets Over ... - 300,000  Bead Office, 821 Cambio Street,  Vancouver, B. C.  V  FOURTH YEAR.  VANCOUVER, B. C, SATURDAY,  SEPTEMBER- 5, 1903.'  WHOLE NO. \1%  Federated Trades  UNION    HALL.  Amalgamated Society of Caipenteis���  F \\ hlteslde, C T Hilton, A Hancock,  J   Gillie"  Shingle Witneis���W G Bmdaj. S  Railing?, S   Uilgiitninn, R   Mills  Brothel hood of Uallwuy Tinlnmcn���  H   A   Dunlop, N   A   McPheison  Fotindu Ilelpois���Robt M Tesmun,  James G   Blown  Factoi \  \\ 01 Kei s���J   13   \\ llllnms  U  B ot IX 12���3 Lllle\   It H  Biooke  Buitendus���Geo Moieuu, Hnny  P.n kins  rolloulng aie otllceis of the council  Piesident, W J Lamiick, \ice-iuesl-  dLiit Geoige Dobbin, becietmy, E  Hmpei tlnanclal seoittaij J L LU-  lei tiea--uici \ N Httulngton. sei-  geant-at- upt- V E sopei, statistician,  A   CiOtliud  TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL.  In reference to tlie formation of the  .Vancouver Trades and Labor Council  recoids show that a meeting was held  on November 21, ISS'J, In the old Sullivan hall, Cordova street, preliminary  to Its formation. A year previous the  printers' union had appointed a .committee to visit the few other local unions for the purpose of forming a central labor body, but the attempt ut the  time proved to be abortive. At the  November meeting in 1SS0, there were  present representatives of the Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, Plas-  teiers. Printers and Painters' and Decorators' unions, tlie Amalgamated Society of Carpenters nnd Joiners, and the  Knights of Labor. Joseph Dixon, or  the U. B. ot C, presided ut the meeting,  and David Jameson ( now of Kamloops)  of the printers,' acted ns secretary. The  purpose for which the meeting was  originally convened was to tuke some  united actlo.l in the approaching municipal elections. After some little discussion the following lesolution was  moved by George Bartley, of the printers, and seconded by Geo. Irvine of the  Plasterers', which was carried unanimously by those present:  "Whereas. The representatives of the  different labor societies in meeting now'  dltion to the above-mentioned bodies,  iron-moulders, bricklayers, stone cutters, tailors, lathers, plumbers and  steamlitters, builders' laborers, tinsmiths and cornice makers, 'longshoremen, sailors, the American railway union, steainshlpmen, the Brotherhood of  Locomotive   Firemen,   machinists.  li will bo remembered that In lS9t>,  the year before the Klondike boom, n  revival of business began to show itself, and kept on improving at such a  rapid pace till at the present time  trndes unionism never was so strong or  flourished so great in the Terminal City,  as the following list of delegates to the  -Diincil will speak for itself:  Typographical���George Bartley, Geo  \VIIby, H. XV. King. R. Todd.  Machinists���George Downey, G. H.  Skiftington. .T. K. Edwards, J. G. Webster, ID. L. Boauford.  United Brotherhood or Carpenters���A.  K. Collin, Geo. Adams, Geo.' Dobbin. L.  Cli" Do~Wolfe, ~F. Murray. '    -  .'Tailors���Ciias.'"L.-'WhnIen. .F" Wll-  llams, A.  Laviolette.   ���;  Barbers���E. Harper. a  Bricklayers���J. Brown, H.-Fnrlow.  Plumbers and Gns Fitters���A. J. Mortimer.  Amalgamated Engineers���M. Little, J.  E. Watkins.  Postal Employees���F. II. Cioss, XV.  H. Wilson.  BLILDIVG TRADES COUNCIL  The Vancou\ei Building Tiades council cume into existence on Mnich 1:  1301, with J DKon as piesldent, Beit  Weeks as seaotau and John Scott as  tiei*-un' llie object ot the council Is  to ha\e i clo-u fedeiation of the unions, of the building tiades toi oigani-  7 itlon pm poses b\ nieiiii of the caid  s\stcm ' Indeed the motto might well  be No Laid, N'o Woik, No Dues No  Cud. 'the membeislilp ot the oiganizations connected with this council is  nourishing. The unions sending dele-  utes comprise the Amalgamated Society of Caipenteis and Joiners, Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners,  Bricklayers, Painters, Electrical Work-  era. Stone-Cutters, Builders' Laborers,  Plasterers. Lutheis nnd Sheet Metal  Workei s.  Tlie  oillcers are  elected   in  January  and  July,  and are  as follows:  Presi-  jdent. John Gillies:  financial secretary,  It. Wise; recording secretary, C. T. Hil-  Uon:  treasurer, Peter MeMurdo; business agent, C. T. Hilton.  The meetings nre held every Friday  evening at 7:30 o'clock.  assembled, believe it to be In the best  interests of all classes of labor that  NINE hours should constitute the working day, nnd ure of opinion that the  best means to accomplish tlie same  would be to organize thoroughly during the coining winter;  '���'"Resolved, That all labor societies of  this city be requested to elect delegates  to n meeting to be held on December 5,  1SS!>, to form n trades nnd labor council for the city of Vnncouvei'."        ���  Tlie spirit of the foregoing l evolution  wns cnrrlcd out, npd on December .1.  1SS9. the Vancouver Trades and Labor  council wns formally organized. Among  those who Horved as delegates during  the ensuing half, yenr. and laid the  foundation for one of the most successful nnd progressive central labor bodies  in the west were: Joseph Dixon, Duncan MncRne, F, Prosser, A, V. Hnmer,  W. Adnmswnlthe, F. P. Bishop, D. I...  Gnwley, John McGntly, John H. Clarke,  John A. Clarke, David Jameson, George  Bartley, N. Shaver, D. Cameron, George  Irvine, Thos. Hallam, George Walker,  John Hardy, J. Swan, H. Norton, G.  Macey, J. Wright, J. Austin, T. C. Robertson, George Noonan, W. B. Hughes,  H. H. Henderson, D. Dearrin, H. H.  Davis, Hugh Wilson, W. Pleming, J.  Thomas, W. Towler.  Since the commencement of the council at different periods to 1S96 delegates  lmve represented on the board. In ad-  Pressmen���G. F. Pound. |  Cigarmakers���J. Crow, G. Thomas, Jr.,  O. A. Mathcnson.  Painters���A. Gothard, S. J. Parker.  Streot Rnllwny Employees���Jns. McGulgun. Kobert Brunt, A. J. Wilson,  Jesse Eaton, Chns. Tnnner.  linkers���J. Inglls.  Stevedores���A. Lcnh, P. Olson, XV. Elliott, J. Powell.  Stonecutters���(.'.  It.  llonck, A.  Duff.  Iron .Moulders���John W. Dickinson.  James Birch.  Retail Clerks���W. J, I.nmili'lc, W. 3.  Anderson,  A.  Ac-henon.  CookK.nnd Walters���J. H. I'erlilns, A.  N. Harrington.  . Electrical Workers���XV. Illuckstoi'k,  Geo. Cowling, S, Harrison, .1. E. Dubberley. .;  Firemen���H.   Duncan, A.  Davidson.  Musicians���S.7 Sordet, T. Lyttleton, J.  Boy er.  Laundry Workers���C. N. Lee, R. Coltart, R. Dewhurst, G. Rowland.  Team Drivers���J. J. Harrison, George  Dunlop, A. E. Soper, C. B. Higglnson.  Civic Employees���W. George, F. Harris, N. Grose, Sam. Cameron.  Bookbinders���T.  Norman.  Stationary . Firemen���James Hedley,  J.W. Morgan. '  Builders* Laborers���H. Sellers, G.  Payne, J. Cosgrove, J. Sulley, Chris.  Foley.  BRIEF HISTORIC SKETCH OF VIC-  ' TORIA UNIONS.  Organized labor in Victoria had Its  stait In ISO.?, when a branch of the  Printers- Union of California, was  formed with Robert Halloway, who is  now mi active member of the Typographical union In Victoria, as president. .-The Ship Carpenters and Caulkers union followed In 1SC7. Both these  bodies had Irregular existence, however,  but since ISS I the Typographical union  has been very much alive us a branch  of the International body, in 1890 the  A'lctoria Trndes Assembly was formed  with five affiliated unions, Typographical, Shipwrights, Bricklayers, Iron  Moulders and Brotheihood of Carpenters. James Colvln wns the Iirst president and Fred. Shakespenre secretary.  Other- delegates were Harry Howard, J.  Clarke, Geo. Jeeves, J. L. Russet, E.  Dlclcerson. Sol. Sutter and XV. Stewnrt.  Tlie name of the body was changed to  the "Trades and Labor Council," and  the Music-Inns, Tailors and Stonecutters  are as follows: Iron Mouldcis, 1SS3;  Stonecutters, 1S90; Cigarmakers, 1802;  Pressmen. 1SPG; Boilermakers, 1898;  were among the Hist to afiilinte. The  dates of some of the- unions' charters  are as follows: Iron .Molders, 1SS3;  Stonecutters, 1S00: Cigannakors, IS!)-';  Pressmen, 1S9C; Boilermakers, 1S9S;  Letter Carriers. 1901; Machinists, 1901;  Retail Clerks, 1902; Painters, Tailors,  1901: Boilermakers' Helpers, Electricians, Bakers. Musicians, Barbers,  Rlncksmitlis, Gnrincntinnkers, Laborers, 190:': l.eatherworker.s*, Huckmen,  .Milliner., ewsboys and Teamsters, 1903.  TRADES    AND    LABOR    COUNCIL,  VICTORIA, B. C.  Oflicers���J. C. Watters, president; A.  E. McEachern, vice-president; C.  Slvert, recording secretary; O. Lee  Charlton, treasurer; J. H. Smith, sergeant-at-arms.  The delegates are as follows:  Electric- Workers���E. C. Knight, R.  M. Lartilrer.  Typographical���T. H. Twlgg, J.  Chrow.  ���Shipwrights���D���Lr KelljT'K.-"Ker-  mode.  Carpenters���J. W. Bolden, A. E. McEachern, W. F. Fullerton.  Stonecutters���G. F. Watson, A. Mortimer.  Machinists���A. Herburger, J. Muitow.  Cigarmakers���W. E. Keown, J. Rus-  sel.  Letter Carriers���C. Slvertz.  Tnllorf���A. Llnklater, J. Frnm.  Pressmen���Jns. Wilby, C. A. Wells.  Boilermakers���G. Greenwood. G. XV.  Penketh.  Blacksmiths���J. W. Leddlngliam, XV.  N.  McLntrhlc.  Clerks���A. Brolkliuist, .7. II. Smith,  li. O. Klrkhnm.  Stiei-l Railway���I.. Long, D. Miller,  W. A. Smith.  Bakers���F. Graham, J. Michael.  Painters���R. Ryan, A. Frlpp.  Iron Moulders���J. Stewart,  Barbers���V. R. Dee, A.* Demerit.  Laborers���A. Johnson, T. Cox, O. Lee  Charlton, A. Jeeves, A. Davis.  Boilermakers' Helpers���J. C. Watters,  H. Pettlcrew. ..-'.,.  Musicians���J. M. Finn, F. Sampson,  C. McGregor.  Garment Workers���Miss O. Sweeney,  R. J. Herbert.  Leather Workers���H. McLaughlin, F.  H. Bllllngsiey.  Plumbers���T. W. McLaren, A. Marion, W. H. Brayden.  Wood Werkers���F. T. Stevens, F. D.  J. Hodges.   .  Hack Drivers-^. H. Freeman, F. E.  Dangerfleid.  NEW WESTMINSTER  T   & L   COUNCIL  On the Gth of June, J90I  New West-  mlnstei leorganlzcd the lindes and Labor Council ot that cltj   'len oi twel\e  jeuis ngo the iUnal Clt\ had a flemishing central  liboi   bod\,  but  In  the  clash ulilch came in  ij and 94 It went  undei,  li|it  Pl-ueiiiv-llke  it has again  ilsen. anil  to-du\   the pio^pects toi   u  successful local laboi  p.iilliment nevei j  weie bilghtei       New  Westnilnstei also  wants Liboi  Dn>   to be cclebiut-Hl  in  !ie\t>Pti      Uhe council mec s  st Satuidaj and  tilltd   lues-1  ch month      Ihe unions itllll-!  ated aie   he woodwoikei-, c'gai inakei s  tjpogiap ileal union   fishennen   tiam-  wa> empojees      The ofllcus nie  Piesident   V   Williams, \lce-piesident   P  Lwich,  secietan    Gooigc  H.iigieucs  tiea-suiei    I   "3   Ranic\  Westnilnstei will come oici en masse  and paiticlpate in the da\ s fe*thltles  that cltj  on the 11  d ij In e  LABOR DAY.  THE   PARADE  'lhe maishiils aie Geoige P Downej  (chief), W. G. Glover, A. O. Gothard.  JI. Chnpi inn, A. \*.  Harrington.  These (lllclnls will be mounted and  will have full charge of the parade.  The ma-sliuls request all those Intending putting floats or allegorical ears  in the parade to please notlty the secretary, W. G. Glover, care of Carl &  Glover, corner Cninblc and Cordova  streets.    .It   is  al��-o   fuithci   leiiuested  oda Clothing Company; 2nd, goods,' t'i.  by Sun Ban. >  "  Obstacle Race, open: 1st prize, 25  pounds of coffee, by William Braid;  .'nd prize, scarf pin, t'2. by A. Peterson:  Jrd prize, 3 pounds tea, by G. F. & 3.  Gult. ���  Tug-of-Wnr (open t.? unloos onlj-),  7 men to a team: 1st prize, 2 boxes of  cigars, by Kurtz & Company; 2nd prize,  box ot cigars, by Keith & Company.  Obstncle lllrycle Race, 1-2 mile (union men only): 1st prize, hat, by A. E.  Lees: 2nd, pair eutf buttons, (2, by the  Tiny Dog Store.  Union Bandsmen's Race, 100 ynrds,  competitors to play nn Instrument full  length of course: 1st prize, photo album. $2.30, by Bailey Brotheis: 2nd  pilze, goods, ?2, by A. H. Hatch & Com-1  pan j*.  Threading Needle Race, 30 yards, girl  to run and gentleman to tin end needle:'  lst prize, lady's hand satchel, S3, by'  Nelson's drug stores; 2nd prize. lady's]  umbrella, S2.30. by A. E. Law & Company.  One-iiuarter Mile Bicycle Race, (for'  ii'ilon men only): lst prize, Roods, $2.30,  b\ J. S. McLeod: 2nd piize, gent's cigar  cose, $2, by Nelson's drug stores.  One-half Mile Blcj-cle Race, boys under IS years: 1st prize, goods, $3. 2nd  piize, hat, value $2, by Stanley White &  Company.  Tug-of-War, married vs. single men,  (union men only): lst piize, 100 cigars,  by linker, Leeson & Company; 2nd  prize, 30 cigars, by Delmonlco Hotel.  100 Yard Race (amateur) open: 1st  prize, goods, $3, by N. C'aple & Company; 2nd prize, goods, $2.30, by Robert  Clarke.  1-1 Mile Race (union men onlj-): Ut  prize, goods, value ?3; 2nd prize, goods  value J2   bv XV   fi.   Hnrvcv  Fat Mins Race, 71 j-auls (competlt-  and band concert nnd dance will be  held. The latter will commence at 9  o'clock sharp, when the Labor Day  grnnd march will take place.  | Prize Wultzlng: First nnd second  prizes.   Couples must be marked.  Prize Two-Step: Same us for waltzing.  Most Elegnnt Costume (for ladies):  Prize value $10.  Clown Costume:   Prize value $5.  Tramp Costume: Prize, quart bottle  champagne.  Best "Reuben" Costume: Prize, silk  umbrella.  THE   TOURIST ASSOCIATION.  This institution Is doing a good work  for "Vancouver. Our citizens must be  gratified when they consider the different attractions they have to present to the tourist who spends his ,  inoney'gratlfylng his love for the viewing of strange places. The park, Eng- ,  llsh baj-, and all the varied natural  beauties that constitute Vancouver's peculiar advantage are certainly great attractions, but to draw tourist travel,  a most energetic organization is necessary and Vancouver hns it. When one  says that J. J. Ban field, that energetic  and public minded citizen, I.s at the '  head of affairs, it will be taken as  synonymous   with  advancement.  And "Sandy" Baxter, the versatile ,  sporting editor of the World, Is secretary. He also has a reputation for  activity and eneigj-. He has as his assistant Miss Queenle Maltiand, a very  courteous and obliging young ladj-, and  between them they make the visitor  "far, far from home," feel���pnrticularlj-  if he 1= American���th-it he 's among  fi lends, among his kith and kin, nnd  NEW  WESTMINSTER  EXHIBITION ' BUILDINGS.  that all entries for the parade will be ors must be 200 pounds and over):   1st  sent in by Saturday night, not for pub-  I"'izc, goods, value ?2, by J. Sudmln.  lieation, but so as the committee may ., ",lbJ' ���Sho"    Iht;'.ilzo   ?3 gold piece;  ,   ,     , 2nd prize, plant, donated by the Van-  assign   them   beforehand   to   their  re-  t.ouve|. Flo].;lI Company.  spective positions in the jiurnde, wliich I    Old Man's Race, A3 years or over:   lst  will start at 10:30 o'clock sharp. I prize, pair spectacles, by Ur. .1. (i. Ure.  It Is anticipated by tin- committee,' Committee .Men's Bare. 73 j'urds: lst  that this will be the grandest pageant prize, noods, value $3: 2nd prize, goods,  on record In the west. value $.1.  JUDGES OF THE PARADE.  Colin F. Jackson, Campbell Sweeny,  J. Buntzen.  THK SPOUTS.  Intermediate Lacrosse Match, Vancouver vs. Nanaimo.   Medals, value $73.  Catching Greasy Pig. (limited to 12 entries):   Winner takes the pig.  Boys' race, 100 yards, IC years and  under: ls*t prize, pair boots, donated  by the Puterson Shoe Company; 2nd  prize, knife, by Charles E. Tisdall.  Boys' Sack Race, 30 j-ards: 1st prize,  goods, vnlue_$l._by Smith'sjniisic-store;  2nd, knife, by Charles E. Tlsdnll.  220 Yard Race, open: 1st prize, goods,  value $5, by Mason, the Jeweller: 2nd  prize, goods, value $3, by Fit-Reform.  Threc-Legged Raee, 100 yards (union  men onlj'):   lst prize, lint, $3, by Can-  THE TUG-OF-WAR.  The following rules* will govern the  Miff-of-wnr:  Ench learn shall be composed of union men of one trade or calling onlj-.  Seven men on the iope and a captain  shall constitute a team.  There shall be a time limit of ten  minutes to each pull, and a distance  limit or two feet. When the distance  limit Is not reached, the team having  the advantage at the end or the time  limit shall be declined the w'nnei.  Any protests against the standing or  competitors to be mnde with the starter  previous to the pull, the same to he  considered���lj}-- the~Sports���Committee,  whose decisions In this respect shall be  final.  THE CARNIVAL.  In the evening at the Brockton Point  grounds  a grand masquerade carnival  nil united in the common bonds of mutual  friendship and  fellowship.  The thanks of this papei- are due the  Tourist association for cuts published  and w-e: can only assure our readeis  that if theywish any Information of  any.: kind, a? call to the association  rooms will put them right and civic  literature gladly furnished.  Manager Buntzen was tendered a reception by about 230 eniploj-ees of the  B.C. Electric Rallwuy cornpanj-. The  affair'was held at the Badminton hotel  on Thursday night and was a big success.  I    Every member   of    the Postal   Ein-  I ployees and Boilermakers' unions read  The Independent.  The Independent has a special  tlekl among the laboring classes  and workers Tor Lnbor Day; to  live it must have advertising: the  mei chants who advertise with .us  ni-e_qsglBtlng; towardg_that-end,-  and we now ask In return thnt all  who read this journal among tho  workers will show their bona fides  In the lnbor movement by patronizing those who hnve assisted us  on our way through this weary  world.  SALMON    CANNERS,    STEVESTON.  J I-  m  it'.  t-y  -3-  \t  \!iijf���2S!L -'.mj-njujirttiiim.Miii.iiij umiuui��(Mii��ata ��3rSEESKEftS-553��S352j2S^  Z2z&&axBM2>^?%;az^  THE INDEPENDENT.  SATURDAY......SEPTEMBER  5, 1903  f,  y^yyix:'i:X:xV  --, -.���. ������ ������  ^X>i  ; ��� > V^'1.' ���'-'.'; ^V-��� >*>; ��  j'?'?'.".-.5 ���*?;-  .;'iVi'-<;*  SSY*^Si$<  0Si$k  -.'.*:'.' *i.'"-'  ji?"'   *'"  ���.���'���'v ���">.. *>.���,'  Vv':".'.':^Ji-'.^..':'Y;Jff��  Efe',^;;,  V  l-.T. '-;::'.���',  ."'*-:"..'��� ;.J,'.  ma v'"  ��������.* '��� C;v'  '������' ��� ���''( ������ .\':J?��*,'i',flfc|^  Tix.  ��� ���: .���'���'��*  X----in$mm  "::'i-'-��mm  -*..:-. .. .-'  '. . . <  .*!  ^!^S  '''���'A$gW8*WBi  W$<ix  W*i:'i\  - ������'���'Wmm  <���&&:���  - ' ���J -nr����8!S35  - :     V  -'���iS5^3i��l^  Br^wwS  'iX'iii-.'  ^T.- -���' '���  X. .ip  :?���,-.?':,������'.  '���'���'���;'���.?> .'���'?���:  ��� ���X..:...\.  .-x'-ii.'  JOHN CROW,  Ex-President T. and I.. I'ounc-il..  t, ELECTRICAL WORKERS.  .The International Brotherhood of  Electrical Workers was organized at  St. Louis, llo., l'iOl, with headquarters  ut Washington, D. C. A'amouvei- local.  No. 213. wns organized in 'October, 1901,  with George Cowling .as its president.  The present oflicers are: President. .!.  E. Dubberly;? vice-president, Beit Els-  den; recording secretary, A. B. Godfrey; ilinnncinl secretary, 11. V. Ran-1  kin, who are elected seini-unnunlly. The  local -will send A. It. Howard as delegate to' the Internatlanul convention to  be? held, ut Salt Luke City, on 'Sept. 14  next. The local lias succeeded in securing recognition, shorter hours and increased pay for its members in Van-)  couver, and has established friendly relations with all the local emploj-ers of  electrical workers, due to the Individual interest taken by its members in all  matters concerning the welfare of the  local.  Auxiliary No. 1, Telephone operators,  are a branch of this local, and has its  own oillcers and control .their own business, local 213 being represented by two  delegates at their meetings.  active part in politics nt Nanaimo,  where the labor party has .always been  strong.  In 1S90, in Nanaini* City. Thomas  Keith wjis elected labor representative  to thf provincial legislature. Ill 1S111  he was defeated by Jas. McGregor, the  government candidate, which wna a  great surprise to everybody. Mr. Keith  was a miner.  Thos. Forster. afterwards speakei' of  the bouse, and a miner, was also elected  In  IS:''* fori North Nnnnimo.  In 1S9S Ralph Smith was returned  fur ?outli ,, Nauuinin. Dr. McKwhnle  was returned as ihe miners'..candidate  for Nanaimo city.  In the general elections in WOO in  June, K. Smith was returned to Victoria, but resigned In 'November, at  the request of the Trades and Lnbor  i.'ongres> of i.'nnudn, and wus  :i successful candidate for the bouse  of cotillions, whlcli position he llow  hold? wilh great credit to himself nnd  Ills e-mstituents. Mr. Smith Is it nation.*" character In the labor'movement?  huvl'-g been president of the Trades  (���onrress ior I'our and vice-president  for three years. ���  M'\ Hawthornthwaite was elected ns  a- if bor candidate by acclamation to  Iill mit the unexpired term of Mr.  Sm'Mi. After one session Mr. IL-iw-  thii���uliwuite left the "labor party und  lilctillei! himself with the socialist  pai-'y.  THE BOILERMAKERS.  The Boilermakers nnd Ironship "millers are among the strong unions of  ithls cltj-. The aphorism "In union  there is strength" goes without saying  so. far as this organization Is concerned. 'And' it is not with the members  of this sturdy body like it is with some  others that forget in the enthusiasm of  GEORGE   ISAACS,  Ex- President   Barbers.  NANAIMO MINERS.,?  Th'e Miners' union of Nanaimo is perhaps the largest and most eventful organization in British Columbia. It has  had most .varied" experiences >.nd has  given to the labor world some of the  strongest meii In the'movement. The  old timers will 'remember .what stirring  '.times . there were during the latter  eighties on Vancouver island when the  .-lnti-Chincse agitation und strikes were  on, just prior-to the organization of  the Nanalmo.union in 1S90. This institution was Incorporated under the  Trades  Union  Act  of  Canada,  and.in'  ���;, .1.  H.   WATSON,  Secretary  Boilermakers.  their, zeal  that certain influences'?-of- a  spasmodic   nature   produce   more   dls-  cohipliaii^e ;w:ith"this"iaw Vliulai-iy sent! epinfoi-t  and��� rnin^ than; strength; mid  its'reports"every year to Ottawa.  ,'. Tull.v" Boyce,   wlio, was  head  of  the,  miners-   strike   in   1SS9,   acted   as   the  spa.,  ,ai4.$%:.*x  HARRY COWAN,  President   Printers.  THE MACHINISTS.  The union in Vancouver Is known ns  Beaver lodge. No. 182, of the International  Association   of  Machinists,'  and  .\yns_l.iistltuteJ_li3-J89_2.; The, inemlier--  shlp Is now- beyond the 150 mark, and  the future prospects of the organization are bright. It Is'pleasing to note  the steady rise in wages and the lessening of the hours of the working day  which is the result of hard and ener-  ' miners' agent from 1890? to '93, when  .'Ralph Smith succeeded him ln this capacity in 1S9S, the position being vacant  for two years, ? the result of the strike  at Wellington, which lasted IS months  and became temporarily disorganized.  Among those who took held of things  and again revived and built up ithe  powerful miners' union were, besides  the two mentioned, AVm. Neave, Geo.  Johnson, Thos. Shenton (now secretary)  =^Robti=Blakeley^(noWHH-e.sident)r-A-,=AVil-  son, T. Keith, ex-M. P. r., Rlchnrd  Booth, Henrj- Sheppnrd, Sum Wilcox,  Chas. Santy, Neil McCulsh und the late'  Thos. Salmon. The latter was delegate  to the Dominion Trades Congress at  Ottawa In 1S90.  One of the llrst thlsgs done by the union   In   lS!ir>7 when  Mr.   Smith   became  agent  was the passing of a  resolution  asking the company  to  pay the dues  to the union'of the members bj- stop-  ��� ping same out? or their wages.   Consequently every miner was forced to Join  the union.   A strong executive committee Was elected.    It was given  power  to  net-on  nil  grievances and   In   fact  an  agreement  was  drawn   to  this  effect between tho company and the representatives' of the miners.   Fiom the  inception of the union In the Black Diamond Cltj- tip to the time, when  Ralph  Smith resigned his position as agent at  the   end   of  1902   no   strike   ever   took  place,  because  the grievances had   nlwnys been settled between the management and the committee, under the existing agreement,- without resorting to  tlie  strike.    The   reason   Ralph. Smith  resigned   his   position,   ns   every   one  knows, was on.?account of the^nctions  of the socialists, who were the prime  factors in the, matter'of ,the7union?'affiliating with the Western? ?Federation  of  Miners;    Mr.: Smith  disagreed with     ...    this move,  and??predicted--that? within getic work by the members. ��� Schedules  six months the. "charter, of the"W.'F. of - of?, wages .and working rules have been  M. .A^uld be Teturned:"'?':fe'7?'^-.?A;- :":' arawn up arid agreed to both in the C.  The   miners  have always, taken  an|.p-..:R-VIine'ana.the local .contract shops.  benefit,  -The unioii was formed for tlie purpose  of promoting the interests of its nieiiibers, and the mutual benefits between  men. and the power to force, these excellent principles into operation is preeminently benefiting to all concerned,  and deserves the exercise of the utmost  endeavors for the promotion of its well-  being.        .'".  Since the formation of local, No. 194,  of the Boilermakers and ironshlp Builders of America, at A'ancouver. B. C.  In. February, 1S9S, working conditions  have been vastly7 improved. On the C.  P.'.R. the men have gained.$17.50 per  month of 2-1 daj-s. and those employed  in the-local contract shops have had  their wages Increased $12. in the month  and the ninerhour day granted. -.When  it is considered that the dues are only  30 cents, a. ,month. is it not very cheap  insurance'.' No insurance pays such  dividends. The ofllcers first elected  were: President, M. C. Martinson; vice-  president, AA*. .'Skellund: recording and  corresponding secretary, J. II. Watson;  treasurer, AV. Clark: guardian, A.'-lie-  Fee. The election of oflicers takesplaee  Eakln. Bell. Hardy R. Weir.'- ,> .'  in January of each year, and those  filling the term of 1903 are: Andrew Mo-  Pee, president; vice-president, T. Slater;  Mr. Campbell, recording secretary; J.  H. AVatson, secretary and treasurer.  The railroad shops work 34 liours  week, while local contract shops work  *,0. It is also very encouraging to note  nn improvement Which takes plnce with  each newly-signed agreement. This Is  one of tho very best proofs that organization of tradesmen Is beneficial. It  must not be forgotten that the present good condition of affairs���the union has obtained without trouble and  cost. In 1S9S there was, a ten-days'  strike Tor.recognition, which wns won  by the men. Then again in 1900 the  strike to obtain a new schedule on the  C. P., 11. .wus'won in u month. Besides  these' two big tie-ups there have been  several small strikes? in the contract  shops. But the. men knew- always what  they wanted, -and acted fair nnd  straightforward in the matter, and no  doubt this is due to their successes.  The general committee of machinists  on the Canadian Pacific Railway (Fort  AVilliam and all lines west) Is as follows:'J. H. McA'ety, J. Sutherland, F.  Forge, A. Bell. F. T. Crawford, N. O  Nugent. J. Brenchly. (chairman), R. C  was p -successful candidate for the house  The oilieers of Beaver lodge, No. 1S2  are: President., Geo.. P. Downey; past  p'fcsldent, J. B. Edwards; vice-president, H. J. Littler; recording se'ere-  tarj', J. H. McA'ety; financial secretarj  J. Anderson.       '���������', ���  -.if  . The union meets in the lesser O'Brien  hnll every second and fourth AVednes  day in each month.   ���  the general secretarj- reported that 2.4S6  membeis weie working eight liours a  day, 3.SJ4 nine hours, and 1.11S as having shorter hours on Saturdays. At  present 2S5 cities have the eight hours,  anil tho number of members benefited  about 00,000. From 12 local unions In  1SS1 the biotherhood has incieased to  neaily 1,300 locals, and from a membership of 2.012 it has grown to 12i!,750.  During the 21 years of Its existence,  the brotherhood has paid out in strike  benefits, ?293,MS.29: death und disability benefits. J513.4C0.91, making a total  ol' $1,111,279.21). To this sum must be  added sick benefits paid by the local  unions dining the same period, amounting lu lhe aggregate to over $9110,000,  bringing the total sum lo $2,011.2'9.20  expended bj- the carpenteis for the relict of widows and orphnns, and to alii  lhelr disabled, sick and dlriresseil union men. Tho outlook for tlie future Is  very encouraging.  The local brunch in this city was  formed on June 19, 1S90. but the carpenters had u local union previous to  this date. About this time the carpenteis won the nine-hour day. and it remained for them 10 or 12 years later to  establish the eight-hour day, which  came Into elTect this year. When the  Brotherhood or Carpenteis and Joiners were fot mod, Joseph Dixon wns  t-hosen us its first president; 'J. L.  Franklin (afterwards alderman tor No.  4 ward), vice-president; J. li. Bowman,  recording secretary; Hugh Wilson, financial secretary; Geo. AValker, treasurer; S. O. Lyte, conductor; Geoige  Craig, warden; trustees, .1. Dixon, Duncan MeRae (now deceased), W. Johnstone.  The present officers are: President.  George Adams, vice-pioddenl. J. V.  Dubberley: recniding ��cei etiiry, I*.  Chaplin, 201 Princess street, financial  secretary, 13. J. Moore; treasure:-, L. ti.  De AVolfe: conductor. James F. Gray:  warden, J. G. Tingley; delegates to T.  and   L.   council,   Geo.   Dobbin,   George  TEAM DRIA'ERS.  The. Team-drivers International union, local. No. 409, was formed on Maj'  30, 1902, and has made very satisfactory progress and lias a large membei-  ship, notwithstanding the: long U. B  R. E. strike siege. At the fonnatlon of  this intluontinl body of men J C Keir  was elected president; S. Cuwkei, vice-  president: E. Bridge, secretaiy. Also  C. B. -Hlgglnson, E. Whorton and II.  McDonald were officers. It was duiing  the terms of these��gentlemen that the  organization grew robust and stiong.  and a? union schedule of*wages, and  rules ?entei'ed into between the master  teamsters and their 'employees.-'..This  resulted, in a marked improvement in  this calling. . The union meets The first  and third AVednesdnj; evenings? in. each  month In 'ynl.bn"h-i!l,.:nnd"-the? attendance of the members dt the sessions of  the organization i.s alwuj-s large and the  THE LABORER IS  WORTHY   OF  HIS HIRE.  The laborer is not only  worthy of his hire but he  is worthy of these breaks  in his toil, which mark the  Nation's appreciation of  his high place in modern  society.  There should be more  "LABOR DAYS." The  greatness of the British  Nation is due to the genius,  intelligence and humanity  of labor���and it is fitting  that recognition above petty  dollars and cents should be  given to the Heroes of  Labor, who build iu piece  and defend iu war.  STUART  CAMPBELL,  Ex-President Printers.  Adams. A. E. Coflin, L. C. De AVolfe  and Murray: delegates to the Building  Trades council, Messrs. MeMurdo and  Murray; alternates, McLaren and Walker. tt  The ITnited Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners meets evory second and  fourth AVednesdaj- in Union hnll, room  2,  and enjoys a large membership.  A. E. LEES &  The Cash Clothiers  Flack Block.  *������  Jack White  ��@��  for firae Photos  PAINTERS.  1S99,   the  painters  JOSEPH DIXON.  First    President    Trndes    and    Labor  Council and Carpenters.  financial standing is good. The oillcers  for tliis year, who are elected in January are:        ;?  President, Geo. Dunlop; vice-presi-  dentj=S.-Gawker;���secretary-treasurer,  D. Mel ver; recording secretarj*, A. E.  Soper, f>39 Hornby stieet; warden, C. B.  Hlgglnson; conductor, ��� T. E. Bugbee:  trustees, C. B. Hlgglnson, R. Hey wood,  A. Robinson: delegates to Trades and  Labor council. A? E. Soper, Geo. Dunlop. C. B.'HigglnsoM, J. J. Harrison, J.  C. Kerr.  ^"���oiivRi'teraver. '������:������    7  JDHN LILLET,.; ���;-.���'"  Financial Secretary T. and L. Council?  BROTHERHOOD OF CARPENTERS.  The Brotherhood of Carpenters and  Joiners was organized at n convention  held nt Chicago, on August 12, 1SS1.  Many locals hud existed prior to this  dale and several efforts'nt nntlonul br-  guniiiiillon had been made: notnbly In  lSSU and again In ISO", but the brotherhood us at present constituted claims  Its birth from Ihe date first mentioned.  The organization provides n funeral  benellt of ?100 on six months membership and .$200 for one year; a wife's  funeral benefit is $2,*i in six months'  membership and $no for one.year. Disability benefits are allowed as follows:  $1.00 on one year's membership; $200 on  two j-e.irs' membership;.-$300. on three  j-ears membership: and at expiration  of. five j-enrs-membership, $400. Short-  Ij* after the organization of the brotherhood movement for shorter hours  and better conditions was started. By  1SS3 efforts to secure the nine-hour daj'  w-cre. successful in a.'number; bf places  where the-union hnd a foothold, particularly on  the  Pacific coast.    In 1SS0  -THE  On March 1*3  semblednt Union hall and re-organlzed  their union, electing XV. C. Morrison uc  president, R. Buchanan, vice-president;  AV. Davis, recording; secretary; J. Peai-  son, financial secretaiy: 11. MeSorley,  treasurer; F. B. Downing, conductor.  It may be said that the painters had a  strong union here 10 or 12 years ago.  The organization as now constituted  elects Its ofllcers. excepting the secretaries, at the first meeting of July and  January. The union is n very inlluen  tial one und Its aim is to elevate the  members morally, Intellectually and so-  ciallj'. The officers now holding oflice  are: President. 12. Holland: vice-pie-  sldent, J. J. Parkes; recoidlng secretarj-, E. Crush; financial secretarj*. A.  D. Gothard; tieasurer, H. MeSorley:  preceptor, AV. Pavler; warden, D.  Smith. Meetings are held every second  and fourth Thursday In each  month.  14 CORDOVA ST. W.  AMALGAMATED ENGINEERS.  The local branch of the Amalgamated  Society of Engineers was organized iu  Jubilee year, June, ISO", with Nicholas  Thompson ihkLII,. Dngnall as-president  und secretary respectively. The engineers enjoy a. good membership, and  have always been abreast of the  times. A. Evans i.s president; J. J.  Marshall, secretarj-, and J. E. Watkins,  check bookkeeper.  m&^X^'M'.".'���7>;- .<-'���::���>"���*,������' 1'-  ��mh^^'X"X,;X-  RAINIER BEER  Is <i .glorious summer beverage���quenching  aud satisfying. Remember there's no other  "just as good"���insist on getting Rainier.  'acific Bottling  Works  0  ���  0  0  0  0  :' JOHN PEAREY, ���  First"President  Street  Railway Men's  Union, and ex-President Trades??  and Labor Council.  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0'  0-  0  0  0  0  0    :  9  9  9  9  9  9   "  9 ���  9  9  00  EVERY KIND  eeeee-  0  0  0  6  0  0  a  0  0  0  0  Job Printing Done j  SOCIETY WORK A SPECIALTY.  0  0  .0  0  0  0  0  Independent   Printing  Co'yi  112 HASTINGS STREET, OVER BARR AND ANDERSONS, "'������  ( $  m  i.H  9  9  .9  0 0 00 0 00 0 0.0.0 0 0 0 00 0000000 0*00 000 0 0.000 0000* �� ���*  y^  siwttiwxiLL.u.Li.- 'j.irrjct.g.,7  u :"<&-  SATURDAY SEPTEMBER  5,  1903  THE INDEPENDENT.  , OO0t>(KW>C0<K)<X>O0.(>0<^0O<)ob0OOOOO(>00O<.^^^  ' ������/   '   ' .'���--' ��� ,   '      0  I vant you bleaso oxblain to me,  ^ You chentlenion uf toil,  Und seddle soinedings vich is noil ,.  According undo Movie :  g I vant to know vast vy id is  ~ .    Ve all uf us gods gay,  Und has a picnics mit oursrli's  ��� Den calls id Laiior Tay '/  I vant you blease oxblain to me,  Und make der madder clear,  Vy is id dot der only dime  In all der vork���vork vear c  Ven ve are free to follow" on  Vare fancy leads der vav  Dey go und call id which Id ain'd,  Und dot is Labor Tay ?  J vaixt you blease oxblain to me  Von ve.onchoy ourself  Und puds our troubles und our cares  Avay ubon der shelf ;  Und goes ouid in der sunshine yust  To rest, und laugh und blay,       ���  ���  Vy do der beobles all insisd  Dot id is Lajjor Tay ?  I vont you bleaso oxblain to mo  Vy doan'd dey ehanche dot name.  Und call id Labor's Oholly Tay���  I like dot yust der same !  It is der tay uf all der tays  Ven .ve put vork avay,"  Und tlot is vy I musd opcheckt  To call id Lajior Tay.  .    ��� George V. Ho hart.  Charlie Peck  341 Carrall St., keeps a select and clean  stock of candles, fruits, cigars, etc.   Ice  cream in season.      pipes of different  qualities   and   standard brands of to  bacco always on hand.  C. E. PECK, Prop.  341 Carrall Street,  0  0  0  0  J  <5  o  o  o  '   FEDERAL UNION, NO." 23.  of the Trades and Labor. Congress of  Canada,' was organized on January 20,  1J02.    This  union   is  composed  of  the  laborers .working around the C. P. R.  shops, and is a vory progressive organization.    The  ehnrter    members    are:  Thos-. Hold, president, who Is still holding that position;  Hugh  McKce, vice-  president,    Ernest    Marshullsaj-, secretarj*, still acting;,and John C.MeCur-  ille,  ireasiirer.   Thu meetings are held  every,- third   Tuesday  In  ouch  month.  Good meetings are the rule rather thun  the exception, and the best of feeling  exists between the compuny and ino'n  Always abreast of the times this un  iou lias an well us the railway brother,  hoods, Its agreements with the 0. V. U  PATTERN MAKERS.  The IVttorn Makers League of North  Ameiiea was founded'at .Philadelphia  on -May IS, ISS7. James Wilson Is the  International president and J. B. Mc-  Nerney is the general secretary-treasurer. There is a branch of this worthy  order In this city having Jurisdiction  both here and vicinity. This comparatively "pew union wus formed on April  1-1. 1!.'0:j. Tlie -meeting? rue held at Union hall the first Tuesday in each  month.  Well, we keep the best livery in this  cit^of ours-fast horses, spiff ,-igs, and  .-'���: : THE? BLACKSMITHS? '? \  A'ancouver Uiiictn, No. ioi, International Brotherhood'of Blacksmiths/was  organized.on the 2nd Maj-, 1800. .Prior  to that'date the.blacksmiths.were about  tlie worst treated body of tradesmen in  the community.-! Tlieir hours of work  were long and laborious.? There' was  ,no/'?��eady rate of- w;ages, and .when a  new hand was engaged at the business,  he w;as generally .placed on the trial list  and'paid accordlngto his work. ?-���'?.  In. many Instances this plan worked  well for the company, who had an unscrupulous foreman.   The blacksmiths,  unorganized,: saw  the  helplessness of  their position? and at. once'-they waited  on  llr. J.  H.' AA'atson,? who procured a  charter,:called a; meeting, .and?Instituted local,-No. .151?. ...The officers 'elected  were as?fqllow*s: .President, AAr.'?<?N. Mc-  Latchie; .vice-president,? W. J. Collins;-  recording secretary, D. Robinson; treasurer,   XV.   Johnston; ? conductor,7'"A; A.  Bigg;   sentinel,  XV.- Latham;, trustees,  R; Edwards, L/Butmester and Wi Barclay.'? The ? good that? has been? accomplished   since . is' best  known ?by?? each  member,? and by a continued '.loyalty- to  union principles, "there Is no'fear, of a  reaction'? to.;?the old unhappy and^dis-  loj-al foriner?state.; ':A: twenty per cent.  raised Is quite, ari;item, and not: to be  lightly . appreciated,���'��� and'it -means '-.'���a  great deal, to the comforts of life. ���  I"-But  there? are; other, ways, in ..which  the beneficent effects of labor unionism  ure? felt, .and here? are.sbme?.of. them:  Security-;"from 'hasty .dismissal by?? tin-  scrupulous  foremen,  their? being supplied with   llrst-class ;?; material i. with  Avhich;-:to, perform ,their? work;?which  meansu: great, deal to  those who are  engaged? in   the  manufacture . of .iron  Stanley park  VANCOUVER,UX.  -fUlUlftHED .Bv  THE VANCOUVER  v  TOURIST  ASSOCIATION.  dent, -XX': M. Waiters: vice-president,  Alex. A. Anderson; .financial secretary  and treasurer, D."A. 'Munro; recording  secretarj-, J. AA*. Gunn;?. sergeant-at-  arms, F. J. AVaterman. The executive  committee comprised A. A. Anderson,  J. M. ?. Wright and D. A. Mumo. About  the .first trouble the new , union .had  wiis in the spring' of 1SSS. It wasthe  enforcing of Ihe'scnle and new riiles  in the Herald oflice.'then located7on the  corner of Cambie and Hastings streets.?  In? December, 1SSS. A.cA. Anr.ler��o'i,  Michael Gnrvej*, Bert E. Nye, D. Cavley  and, Jas, , AVebster? were, .appointed  Why,  In view of these facts, .'anyone A. half-dozen   labor   papers  should'get tlie'lderi"'n't'.ti>i- <�����������'���"���-���'--"  should get the, idea" at this time that  there- has been a change and-that the  city is piv the down-grade is hard to  conceive',-? because If. A'ancouver ever  had reason to.be hopeful of, the 'future  it has now, -when;^..consistent and so  far successful"effort7Is .being made to  secure new industries and when there  I.s every reason to feel hopeful regarding the further development of the entire ponst,mainland, including this city.  The croakers though, even when'their  ravings are wide of the mark, may do  damage, ami at,the:very least they can  committee, with full powers to act, to do iio good. 'The city bus shown that  Interview, tlie other labor organizations in the past it has been perfectly able to  in the city for the purpose? of, forming .keep, abreast, of the times, meeting each  a trades?and labor council,?sbut It.did 'change'.'of condition-.7wlth a change of  not materialize till .-vyeai-.late-.'. method, .and with? a little   consistent  . The unioii has always adopted a policy -booming.'.'..tliere is. no? reason why it  of progressiveness, but at the'same, time' should hot "do tlie.saine.in th'e? future?  was .sure of foot;before?attempting to But, if the utmost Is to be done,'it';will  make a:,step forward., Unionism by thej require -booming? by those .interested  printers is looked upon as? ,n purely.] iri triecity and thereis ..no reason, why  business... proposition, and it-is only! it should.hot- be a pleasure on the part  when politician's interfere? with the rules of everybody, to see that it gets it. Ev-  of .-'the; organization.: that, the unioii 'as ery facility.is at hand. to make the city  a body will. go. into party poll tics,? and | tlie. best, the biggest and most prbspei--  this thej' have no hesjtanejv in. doing ous in British Columbia, and in .some  the world over.     ,.?"?'        ,??   ?   7     : j respects.A'ancouver .exceeds'them all in  Typographical .Union. No., 220, has, n| the ."matter ? ot_natural advantages." The  leinbership of about'70 memliers:"a'n,i-.���~- -'��� ���:-���-���  ���~>P;-^^      ,,_,    that '.-"are .  making money for their publishers cannot be, named.'   This Is true,,if unpleasant. ..' Is it creditable to.organized la- .  bor? ''" ��������� iJy i      ..'. ?��� '  Capital has millions   for, support :?of ���  newspapers?in .its Interests, while. but.  comparatively, tew 1. individual /members  of labor unions invest a dollar a year,','  or. even fifty? cents a j-ear, in support J  of. a. paper that exists for them in case  of- trouble.     And, remember,, that for,  every dollar or fifty? cents so invested'  they get more than value for .their mon-.  e.v.     The poorest laboi- paper published A:-.  anj-where i.s worth: more to a?genuine,  union man than the subscription price.  Labor might w-ell take a lesson from  capital in this connection. "... ���?-?-,???,  AGIN' ADVERTISING.??-; 7 [li  ?. During tlie 'perambulation's of pur advertising , man   last.'iyeek.a?? peculiar-??  ity of non-advertising" merchants wne-  noticed.?. Merchants   who   had , grow;n  hoary?w-aiting?f6r customers without;a?  qualni confessed that? they did not think .?  advertising; ?pald'.:them?    And ...this, the,?  age of electricity, etc.:-. They kept them-,  busj- brushing the .cobwebs off .'  and steel work;7..shorter :hours of lain fnnt A ,,?!,; .i,���*������ .X''���'"'i'V���'���'''"' ?',-'- bor which'/glves an opportunity to turn  in;.fact,a;:,ig:that. the-driver-is not |bne.s head?and ? hands-to ?so.rie other  business?,which may be. equally necessary;? a. 'means whereby '."-'those but of  ashamed of.  For those who have; horses: to board  we offer splendid facilities. Just 'phone  us at 125, and a trial will convince the  most sceptical.  , Billiard and pool rooms.   Finest pool  rooms In town.  r  A.   CHAPMAN.-  Flack'block.  PALACE LIVERY  STABLES  J. J. SPARROAV, Prop.,  Cor. Burrard and Pender Sts.  at the corner of. Homer and Cordova  streets, extends a cordial Invitation to  all working men and their visitors to  visit them. Everything first-class,  coot beer and ale on draught.  JAMES  M'PHEE.  Manager.  ERLEY  HOTEL  SEYMOUR AND GEORGIA STS.  VANCOUA'ER, Sept.  3.   1903.  -.1  The prosperity of a community depends upon the condition  of labor.  Our hops Is that labor will ro-  ceiye_adequate  returns_ln_thls_  i ���  is one of the most exclusive nnd quietest hotels ln thc city. Rates moderate,  u line culsne, and the best of liquors  and cigars kept in stock at the bur.  The house Is being thoroughly renovated and refurnished. Rates (1 nnd  tl.tiO per day.  & J. TROTTEH,  PROPRIETOR.  province, and as a consequence,  the laborers will purchase homes  and become factors in the community.  We are In the, business of life  and fire Insurance, and now and'  ngain, real estate.   Call on us.  JOHN J. BANFIELD.  607 Hustings St.  work may come, in "contact with .one  who can give Information where; it is  available, and not'.-the. least of all that  benevolent aid which in the hour of  adversity Is so helpfuland goes such: a:  long way in showing that the ties of  charity and kindness are a living factor in the brotherhood.  The ofllcers, are elected on  the first  Mondays in April and October, and the  following are now at  the helm:    Pre-'  sident,    R.    Gray;     vice-president,    A.  AVoods;  recording secretarj-, D. Robinson: financial secretary, C. McAllister;  treasurer.  J.   Hamilton;   conductor,  O.  Goldup; sentinel. AV. -Latham': trustees,  R. Gray,, Geo. Smart nnd J. ,-Powe.  A number of ? past ofllcei-s: have left  town, and while some of them are still  behind the anvil, others are engaged in  other, and, perhaps, more profitable occupations. -Bro.  AAr.  J.  Collins is now  in L'.r.-iiidoii, W. Barclay Is hunting for  gold  in >the Yukon,  and  W. Johnston,  who for a number of years acted us  treasurer,  is engaged  in  the 'brewery  business  in  Revelstoke.    Onlj** two officers   have  remained   continuously  at  the post of duty, Brothers D. Robinson,  recording  secretary,  and  AV.. Latham,  sentinel.       The  latter  is a  hustler in  rounding up new members, and obtaining work for such as lire unemployed,  and besides,  he Is a forcible speaker,  and has ever advocated In the shop and  "on-the-platfofRT"for tlie_befterment of  the working classes.   Secretary Robinson is too an energetic and hard worker  and has the full confidence of his fellow- unionists.  The union, as will be seen In the Union Directory of The Independent,  meets on the first and third Monday's  cvf ench month In the O'Brien hnll, corner Hnstings and Homer streets.  BATHIN GAT ENGLISH BAY.  By courtesy of Vancouver Tourist Association.  notanon-unlon or "rat" office? Iri,"-Van- push,? and Ifthe proper? assistance is  couver.: To.obtninthis-happj- position, given them it is quite likely, that .the  it has; cost .'the members, lots, of hard city will go ahead in .the future at a  work, arid plenty?.������ pf monejv ���-.-������ faster? pace than it lias in the' past. In;  ? The; meetings are .lield oii. the? fourth the menntimeeverybody in the citjvean  Monday, evening of each month.In Unr  well afford to pass their spare moments  ion hall  Following ure the officers: H. Cowaii.  president; vice-president, H. J. Gothard; secretary,.''AV. H. Hunt;'treasurer,  John Watkins; sergeant-at-arms, Geo.  Mearns; executive committee, Ralph  Wilson. A. AV. Flnbow. N. Clelund and  P. -Kellas; delegates to Trades "and Labor council, Robert Todd, George Hartley, George AA'ilbj".  In praising the outlook, instead, of, as  at. present, listening to the .croaklngs'  of those who,?can :see brightness: in  nothing, and hope onl.v .in7themselve?s.  HE  A'OUli   OWN  Auctioneering  For up-to-date and honest auctioneering, with prompt returns, try  Wm. A.EPeCow.  Satisfaction Guaranteed.,.  Phone, 6(3, ( 'V _,.'!��7'Hastings Street.  We are Headquarters  for the repairing of sick typewriters.  We will rent a tjfpewriter, repair a  typewriter or sell a typewriter. The  Jewett, the King, of typewriters, Is our  specialty,  .NORTHWEST T7YPEWRITER  EMPORIUM.  417 Hastings St.        -    'Phone 663.  PRINTERS' UNION.  It was the 22nd dny of January, 1SS8,  when   n   meeting  of   the   journeymen  printers of Vancouver was held nt the  White  Swan   hotel   (now-   the   Revere  house), to form a  union.    Then; were  present  Messrs. AV,  11. Walters, F. J,  Waterman, AV. A. Calhoun, A. A. An-  dei-son, D. A. Munfi)," P. AVhltworth, T.  Kerr, J. AV. Grlcr und J. AV. Gunn.   Mr.  AVatters was appointed chairman and  Mr. Gunn secretarj-.   Letters from F.  Shakespeare, of the Vlctorln union, and  the secretnry of the I. T. U. were rend  showing that the charter sent by the  latter in  the previous year���the year  of the Queen's Jubilee in. 1887���had been  lost.    Then on  motion of Mr.? Waterman and Mr. Anderson, It was decided  that  application  be  made for a new-  charter and a new list of names be  forwarded, which was accordingly carried out, and,the union has ever since  maintained a permanent organization.  At a subsequent meeting permanent officers'were elected aB follows:   Presl-  SANGUINE OF  TOAVN.  Whj- there should be anj" great doubt  expressed regarding A'ancotiver's future.  ���as- there frequently Is���by persons  who should know better, is a question  that should agitate those who entertain  fears in that direction before they give  expression to the thought. A glance nt  The census reports shows that all fears  of that kind are ungrounded, I'or they  ���-;,-   AS   TO  LABOR   PAPERS.  The    following   Is  clipped   froni the  News, of Colorado Springs. Col.:  .How,Is it with a labor paper?     Does, .      .������������������-������,  -",u  iC*   'vnlie  labor support its papers so It can af- \lhe solicitor .stood. there arguing, for  ,,'.,,.    .    -   . .���', ,.    ��� about three hours, only one, a decrepit  ford to fight against capital, a.s capital  indlviduaI| came in, iind he wanted to.  can against. labor when occasion comes. > ^now  if the 30c. shirt  they had out-  the ? walls  and? only? saved? tliemselves  fi-orii-. actual'starvation by lasqoing;.pas-  sers-bj- and begging them for charities'7  sake to, buj-., ; To think that- this progressive  city1 of .burs? harbors 'such7 a?  class of '.people'- is anything, but: encour-'.  igirig.''.? ih -vi, lonely aiid dismal gents'?,  [ur'nlshings store iiot a mile, from the  cltj-, hull, a dapper young man with an  air of ennui awoke froni his trance to  Inform the. ������ad.";?sollcltor. that his .firm  :  didn't advertise: as they thought it was -.'  oney  thrown  away.    Arid yet-"while  reveal that the city bus made a steady  galnin population und In the ninnbei ���, .... .,.��� IMm run 1 Ket 11  nnd value of Its Industries for the past! would be free to take.  few j-eurs.    At no time has there been |    Anil how are they supported by men  Labor papers are'supposed io upiiold  tli2_euu.se-of-labor,-to llght-for'unlons  and individual members and to all  times .protest against any encroach-  Iments ot capital upon labor's: rights.  They uie supposed to push every union  label, to advertise meetings, to publish  pmtcsts and warnings, and a thousand  and one other things. They nre prevented from taking a lot uf.ailvertl.si'-  nii'iits and can't get those which  they  ���... .    .UI.J     nail  side'was'put at Its lowest jn-lc^nncL  the-pi'u|irietor_(he "couldn't afford to  employ nny assistants) made the customary "1 per cent reduction for cash.  AVhat a store! Whnt a proprietor!  AVhat 11 business!    .,iw.      <,mi nuw are tney supported by men I lilled  I  n. tendency to halt or to go backwnnl.   In whose Interest they are conducted? Iation."  The editor will loan; the 'money he  receives rrom now on for subscriptions  to-capitalists nnd others who need it,  and no questions will be asked. All  intending borrowers hnve to do Is to  send a slump and a nickel for a lonn  application form. And when properly  filled In will receive "careful consider-  ;5SSL-  -AT ENGLISH BAY.'' ��� -���    i  By courtesy of Vancouver Tourist1 As sociatlon.  II  II  XM  XM  m  *a��jjg ������ ��� ^^L+~x��tt^rLVwm\^^i^^  l��|W^��W^w^vaiW|dj i*��rfuU44Bi3fest>3ZS:  jTt^nr^TSTgt'^C^^ -**fa��SrStL5^..'fcj^.^ ^.w-nfti-^maitjefc t\/wps*t.  auammMa.v^uu  THE INDEPENDENT.  SATURDAY SEPTEMBER  5, 1803  ���4)  ;l;i  ;;i  ?M  m  THE INDEPENDENT.  PUBLISHED  WEEKLY  IN  THE    INTERESTS OF THE MASSES  BY  'HE INDEPENDENT PRINTING COMPANY.  HASTINGS STREET, VANCOUVER,  B. C.  SUBSCRIPTIONS IN ADVANCE.  A week, 5 cents; month, 15 cents; three  months, 2* cents; six months, DO cents;  ono year, fl.00.  ENDORSED BY THE  TRADES & LABOR COUNCIL OF VANCOUVER,  TRADES * LABOR COUNCIL OF VICTORIA.  A'ANCOUVER   BUILDING   TRADES  COUNCIL.  NELSON'S DRUG  STORES.  The Independent can always be had  at Galloway's .book store, arcade.  SATURDAY SEPTEMBER  5,  1903  TO OUR VISITORS.  LABOR   ..DAY...  The importance or Labor Day as a  factor in human advancement is an  indisputable and incontrovertible raet.  The lesson or solidarity that it teaches  is the antidote to a condition that is  ana^ will continue to be obnoxious to  every self respecting worker.  The fact that'every sound thinking  toiler is bravely and determinedly standing shoulder to.shoulder with his fellow worker is an earnest that in,time  the potential power of solidarity, as expressed by these annual reunions, will  be fully understood and, appreciated.  Labor Day is not a declaration of War.  It is a ray of light, illuminating the  path of the toiler on to higher achievements.  It is a public expression of unity���to  encourage the weak and discouraged  brother.  It is a notice to tlie world that labor  is. marching on to the' attainment of  justice, liberty and the abolition of any  anil .''all slavery���long may the lesson  live and bear fruit, to the end that iri  the future no toiler will be ashamed to  parade in the ranks of his fellows,  whose.name:is legion, and whose mission;, there is none grander nor more  ' important.  .Let us all join in.  Let. us also.note who does and who  floes not turn out,-in-order that their  timidity and lack of solidarity may be  taken up and dealt  w-itii.   ���   .  . The list of sports at the carnival, in  the evening; promises to be, very attractive. ���';>  THE PEOPLE'S  DRUG STORES  ���       "~ee��    '        '  16H   HASTINGS   "STREKT  AND CORNER OK  ROBSON and GRANVILLE  STREETS  VANCOUVER   -    -   B. C  Our Record is IS years of  Clean Business witli the  People.  The Right Company  for a young man to invest his money  In the company tbat gives the easiest  terms of payment and the best profits,  combined with perfect security.. - It is  a well known fact, that the  BRITISH   COLUMBIA I1MA1OT  LOAN AM SAVINGS COMPAKY  OF 021 CAMItlE STREET.  VANCOUVER, It. C.  combines these advantages in the highest degree.  A saving of $10 per month will mature  to $1,500 in nine years, and four months.  Assets Over  $900,000.  If j-ou Want to buy or build a home  we will 'loan'you sixty per cent, of the  value.  The question of the hour:    "Can editors  or  labor papers  live on   thin  air  . if the free lunch counter is abolished?"  Its up  to editors  and proprietors of  labor, temperance and religious organs  to ,form a trust.    They'have .a cinch,  :> and get barrels of money for subscriptions��� over.theleft.  To live,,The Independent must have  advertising; for tradesmen to exist thej:  must have patronage. Therefore we  .ask all. union men to patronize 'those  advertising in The Independent, as they  toy their '.'ads.", show,a sincere desire  to help the luboi- element through their  organ, The Independent.  AA'e would ask our "supporters" who  ���don't subscribe for this paper, not to  imagine for a moment when they are  holding a "backcapping" session over  the "rag," that thc editor Is about to  ���wear���dlamorids^oft���the=pald=ui'r=-'sub=-  scription list. All editors and actors  need is only a little free lunch and a  toothpick to look prosperous.  i.aiiok party;  ���We are selling  Boots and Shoes at  Hard Time Prices.  Every pair reduced.  Ladles' First-Class  Kid and Boxed Calf  In Buttoned and  Laced.  AA'e guarantee our   shoes.   Must   be  sold to makf. room for our new stock.  GEO. E. JAMES,  13 Hastings Street t.       Vancouver  Vancouver Union Directory.  TUB A'ANCOUVER TRADES AND  Labor Council meets first und third  Thursduy In ench month, at 7.30 p.m  President, XV. J. Lamrick; vlce-presWcnl,  Geo. Dobbin; secretary, F. J. lhieuell; financial'secretary, J. L. Lllley; treasurer,  A. N. Harrington; sergeiint-at-arms, J. C.  Kerr; statistician, J. H. Perkins; trustees, Messrs. found, Cross aid Thompson; executive committee, Messrs. George  and Oothard.  T1DXADA MINERS' UNION, No. 113, AV.  F. M.���Meets every Saturday at 7.30 p.  ni. in Forester's Hull, Van Anda. President, F. Mall;'vice-president, J. Llnklat-  er; secretary, J. P. Luwsoh: treusurer, A.  G.. Deiglitbn; conductor, J. Ritchie; warden, James Klrkncss.  SHIRT WAIST AlsD LAUNDRY  AVORKERS' UNION, No. 105.-Meet9  every 2nd and 4th Thursday In each  month in Union hall. President C. N.  Leo; vice-president, M. AVhttmorc; corresponding secretary, AV. Sharp; financial  secretarj-, AV. .Young; treasurer, Miss Lo-  mle;;delegate to Trades and Labor Council. C.N. Lee, Geo. Rowlands, AV. Lald-  law,  R. Coltart.  WAITERS AN I) WAITRESSES' UNIOl.  Local No. 28. President, Charles Over;  viec'-i'iesident, AN. Ilerrlngton; seer*  tary-treusuier, .T. H. Perkins; recording  secretary, Al iss A. Scuitto; PreBB agent,  W. Kl lender. Sleeting every second Friday evening ot 8.30 o'clock in Union  Hall, corner Homer ond Dunsmuir streets  JOURNEYMAN TAILORS' UNION OF  America, No. ITS.���Meets < lst and 3rd  Mondays in room No. J, Unioii Hall. President, C. L. AVhalen; vice-president', H.  O. Burritt; secretary, F. Williams, 1S14  Seventh avenue, west; secretary-treasurer, J. Savage; sergeant-at-arms. Mr.  Lavilette; delegates to Trades and Labor  Council, Messrs. -AVhnlen, AVIlllams and  Lavilette..  JOURNEYMEN BARBERS' INTERNATIONAL Union, No. 120���President, E. Harpur; vice-president, J. Gil-  man ; corresponding-financial secretary,  J. A. Stewart, 44?. Hastings St. E.; recorder, AV. L. Aylesworth; treasurer,  G. Bower; guide, W. Bushman; guard  ian. O. E. Jacques; delegates to T. & L.  Council, E. Harpur and J. A. Dlbden,  Meets flrst and third Wednesdays of  each month ln Union Hall.'"  ^9. .99 ��� ��� 99,..��$+.�� ��99 ���������  i  : Drjsdale, Stevensou, !^|  Cordova St. Store.   *  SEETHE  1 GREAT  I SHOWING  f OF NEW  i  FALL GOODS       ���  I   :  1  ���+.�� .99' '������e �� ���������.".'���������^�����.^^  Patronize the  Blue Label  BRANDS  UNITED BROTHERHOOD OF CARPENTERS AND JOINERS ��� Meets  every second and fourth Wednesday in  Unlon;hall, room 2. '? President, George  Adams; vice-president, J.* P. Dubberley;  recording secretary, U. Chaplin, 2G1 Princess K street; financial secretary, ;13. .J.  Moore; treasurer, L..C. De Wolfe; conductor, James F.7 Gray; warden, J;;-G.  TIngley; delegates to T. and L. Council,  Geo. Dobbin. George Adams, A. E. Coffin, L? C.De Wolfe?and Murray; delegates fo the Building Trades Council,  Messrs. McMurdo, and. Murray; alternates, McLaren and Walker.      .?  cor-iH,c,i,r  ALL  DOMESTIC 'ANIMAL?  tti-iys upon the feci we sell.,. There ai-2  icvpral good and 'sufl-cient reasons'for  this?   Perhaps the tw-j most important  are. tli"        7  FEED        ,  contains the'largest percentage nf,nutritious foment3 nnd it is.CLEAN.  II ihe animals ure to be fed on hay,  grain, etc., wlilch Is free froni dust,  dirt,"'Chaff and other foreign matter,  buy the iced here. We give tlie best  values.  . A'ANCOUVER FLOUrV AND FEED  STORE.  C. F. FOREMAN  T'hone 7S4.  S20 Iranviile Slreet.  Get Your Hair  Cut  On Robson Street  2nd Door from  Granville St.  Following   nre   tlie   ciinilliliitc-H   of  ���tho Vancouver Inlior lilirlyi I  FHA-fCIS WILLIAMS, Tullor. !  A. G. I'UHItY. Motorimin. |  .1. l;i)WAUI)S, Mueliiiilnt.  Come to the ,  CLARANCE HOTEL  and try a glass of tlieir jrooil old Burton  Ale, large and cold.  .IAS. MASSEV,-Prop. .  ,l-  RIGS AND SADDLE HORSES Always on hand at Hotel North Vancouver.  + ++ + + + + +++ + + + + + + + + + +9 00 + 0 + + + + +++++  .O  O  o  n  n  ill  il  if  tl  it  <��  y  n  n  "  n  n  n  i I  n  tl  n  n  n  ��� it  ll  o  o  <���  o  <���  <���  n  and Home manufacturers', of sterling silver goods have already raised  their   prices  In   sympathy  with the market.  If j-ou have the purchnso of anything In the sterling Bllver line, we  advise you to take advantage of our present low prices���we cannot  gunrnntee that our next purchases will be nearly n.s advantageous  to us or to j-ou���hence  this advice.  AVe are fortunate In the possession of a stock of these most excellent goods, Table, Dessert and Tea Spoons, Dessert iind Medium  Forks, etc., etc.  GEO. E. TROREY,  Tbe Jeweler and  Diamond  Merchant  COB. GRANVILLE AND IfASTINOS STREETS.  Official Watoh Inspector of th* C. P. It.  TEAM : DRIVERS': INTERNATIONAL  UNION. N6,:400-Meets first and third  Wednesday in each month in Union hail.  President, Geo. Dunlop; vice-president, S.  Cawl-er; secretary-treasurer, D. Mclver;  recording secretary, A. E. Soper,. 530  Hornby street; warden,-C. B. Hlgglnson;  conductor, T.'.E? Bugbee; trustees, C. 13.  Hlgglnson, R. Heywood, A. Robinson;  delegates to Trades nnd Labor Council,  A. E? Soper, Geo. Dunlop, C. B. Hlgglnson, J. J. Harrison, J. C. Kerr.  BUILDERS' LABORERS' 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, TV.,Lyons; secretary, 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 Ii. Sellers; delegates to  Building Trades Council, J. Sully and J.  Cosgrove.       .   .  Cigar Factory  NEW WESTMINSTER.  PHONE I220A.  Dixop & Lyfe  Carpenters & Joiners  534-540 Seymour St.  Between Pender and Dunsmuir Sts.  All kinds of work ln this line promptly attended to.  The Boy's Store  Our Boys'  Department Is thc largest in Canada west of Toronto. ���'���','-  f ALL SUiTS AND OVERCOATS  Are now being shown nnd we never had a better display. Two-piece Suits  from t'i.'a and $3.00 up to ��7.00, all grades. Three-piece Suits J4.75 and K'.OO  up   to  $9.50.    Boys'   Hose 23c per  pair up.  CLUB& >   STEWART,  Telephone 702. 309 to 315 Hastings St. W.  Commercial  Hotel  CORNER HASTINGS AND OAMHIK  STREETS, VANCOUVER.  New, modern and strictly first-clasu;  good samplo rooms; froe 'bus. Week  days���Breakfast 7 to 10 a. m., lunch  13 m. to 3 p. m., dinner, 6 to 8 p. in.  Sundays���Breakfast 7'80 to 10:30 a.  m., lunch 13:80 to 3 p. m., dinner, 8:80  to 7:30 p. m. Rates 13 and upwards  per day. HAYWOOD * PRESCOTT,  Proprietors.  Tbe Docigall House  310-813 ABBOTT STREET,' VANCOUVER. B. C.  Rostaurant and Bar. Uroakfoat ti to  10, merchants' lunch 11 to 2, 35c; dinner 5 to 8, 35c; lunches put up; eastern and Olympian oysters; short orders a specialty at all' hours;  meal ticket* M; best 25c. meal ln the  city.     D. BURTON, Proprietor.  The"  319   SEYKOUR   STREET.     VANCOUVER.  Having the only up-to-date grill room  ta British Columbia, which in itself Ib a  guarantee of a first-class hotel and restaurant. Businose lion's LUNCH, from  13 m. to 3:30 p. m., only 35 cents.  PEOPLE RETURNING  FROM  CAMPING  VANCOUVER TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION, NO. 226, meets the 4th Monday in  each month at Union Hall. President,  W. 3. MacKay; vice-president, S. J. Gothard; secretary, W. H. Hunt, P. O. Box CO;  treasurer, John Watkins; sergeant-at-  arms, James Webster; executive committee, Ralph Wilson, A. W. Flnbow, N.  Cleland' and P. Kellns; delegates to  Trades and Labor Council, Robert Todd,  George Bartley, Geo. Wilby.  STREET RAILWAY MEN'S UNION.-  _Meet5_second^aiHUfoiirtli-W-Cdncsday-of  each month in Sullierlnnd Hall, corner  Westminster Avenue and Hnstlngs  Street, at S p.m. President, James McGuigan; vice-president, A. G.,lSllioH; recording secretarj-, A. G. Pcrrj-, 33 Seventh avenue. Mount Plensnnt; financial  secretarj-, Ed.'Cozens; conductor. J. Badger; warden, A. J. Wilson;'sentinel,'. A. M.  Harris: delegates to Trndes and Labor  Council, J McGuigan, 'A. J. Wilson, R.  Briujt, c. Bennett, F. C. O'Brien.  THE' RETAIL CLERKS' INTERNATIONAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION  meets In O'Brien's Hall, th* first and  third Tuesdays of each month. J. A.  Murray, president; W. J. Lamrick, socro-  larj-, 248 Princess street.  INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF  Machinists, Beaver Lodge, No. 182.���  Meets second nnd fourth Wednesdays In  ench month In tho Lesser O'Brien Hall,  President, Geo. P, Downey; past president, J. R. Kdwnrds; vice-president, II. J.  Littler;' recording secretarj-, J, II. McVety; financial secrotary, J. Anderson.  INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OP  Electrical Workers. Vancouver Local,  No. as���Meets second and fourth Wednesday ln each month In O'Brien's Hall. President, A. McDonald; vice-president J.  Dubberley; recording secretary, B. W.  Huston; financial secretary, H. V. Raskin. .  lO#'lff"T><ji��)f> 9 9 tft 9 9 tt"tf9"tf+ 09'1t9990900<ti<09ip fttf^ +  INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD  of Blacksmiths' Union, No. 151, meets  in the O'Brien hall on the lst and  3rd Mondays of each month, at 8  o'clock p.m. President, Robert Gray;  Financial Secretary, Charlea McAllister; Recording Secretary, D. Robinson, Box 37, Vancouver, B. C.  should 'phone us or send a messenger or hail one of our drivers and we will send for your  bundle of laundry and be glad  to resume the same old pleasant relations that were deranged by j-our absence from the cltj*.  Works nt D10 to 014 Richards  Street.    'Phone 34C.  Branch at Arcade, corner Hastings and Cambie.   'Phone 117(1.  Steam Laundry  910-014 Richards Street. Tel. 846  Branch office In Arcade  Tel. 1170.  CORNER CORDOVA AND CARRALL  STREETS, VANCOUVER.  Makes a specialty of Dewar's special  liqueur, also Usher's black label liqueur  whiskoy. Large stock of imported and  domestic cigars. Finest billiard and  pool tables. R.     B.    MULLIGAN &  CO., Proprietors.  CLARENCE   HOTEL.  (Under new management.)  JAS. W. MASSBY, Proprietor.  Corner Pender and Seymour Sts. '  One block from Post Office. First-class  dining room and bar; white help only.  Best English ales and porter in town.  Rates, $1.00 per day.  THERE IS  of Fire or Injurv '  Health when you usr  the  The price is now  such that almost everybody can afford it.  Once used, always  used. Apply at Office of  LTD.  Cor. Carrall and Hastings  Streets.  f    DELICIOUS WINE  t    Madk Exclusively prom B. C. Fruit.  9   FRESH CUT FLOWERS.   UNION-MADK  I DOMESTIC CIGARS.  I When making a trip around the  jj Park call on  I   Yfa B. JOn6S    'Lighthouse1  jo aooooeoaaeeeoooeeoooafl  the CBTV HOTEL  R. ASBBOK, Proprietor.  49 Powell Street, VANCOU"VT3R, B. C  Terms $1.00 per day.  ���_���_���919 ����������������#����� ���s��9������e  ? ItAKE I'ltUITIOJ PItK. |  ��� When we fill j-our prescrip- 9  9 tlons you get service of the most  ���  ��� scientific character. OurDstock 9  9 ot drugs Is a rare one even for ���  �� these days of progressive phnr- *  ��� macj-; our prescription depart- a  y ment Is modern to the very mln-  e  ��� ute; and all .compounding. Is 9  9 done by registered and graduate  ���  ��� druggists. ���'���������?  ��� RED CROSS DRUG STORK, ��  q Cordova     St.,     Opp.     Electric  e  ��� ��� ... Theatre. ft  9 Stewart's ���Kidney Pills, 50a; for ���  m ������**���������������                 "''������"'��� 9  j Ute., etc., etc., etc,                     5  TELEPHONE 988.  JOSEPH BROWN  115 HASTINGS STREET EAST.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Board of Trade Sweejj  drawing, Monday, September 7, at I  o'clock p. m. Eace run September 9  All ticket holders Invited to drawing.  Patronize the labels ot all crafts.  *************  I :   GEO. HAY   : |  ���      Vancouver's    Pioneer - Clothes     A  Renovator, makes n suit new.      ^  T Dyeing and Repairing. %  A 216 Cambie St., Vakoodvkb. Am  ������*���*���*���*���*���*  Rainier  >eer  Pacific Bottling  Work*  Importers and Bottlers  GORE AVE.   'PHONE 783.  SOLE AGKNT8.  CIGARETTES  We, the undersigned, handle tlie  only UNION MADE CIGARETTES  made in Canada. KARNAC, V. C.  andT.&B.  S. "HARCUS.  C. FORSBUBG.  CHAS. PECK.  D. M'DONALD.  R. L. RICE.  XV. A. CALLAGHAN.  CHAS. M'DONOUGH.  W.J. McMillan & Co.  -    Wholesale Agents for B. C,  Corner Alexander St. nnd Columbia Ave.  Vnncou       B. C  P.O. BOX, 2%. PIIOXE, 179.  Meeting.  F. O. Bl���VAKTOOUVSR ABRUB, N��. 4,  meets' Wednesday evenings; visiting  brethren welcome.   Bert Parsons, W  P.: X O. Ure, W. 8., Arca&a.  Cost Sale  For Ten Days  Millinery, Blouses, Skirts,  ?D ress" Gdods;"S wissrMiisl i ns,  White Cottons, Prints, Ginghams. Flaneletts, Tablings,  Lace Curtains.  Other goods' too numerous*  to mention.  W. W. MERKLEY  307 WESTMINSTER AVENUE.  78 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.  When you want Shoes made  to order or repaired  -GOTO-  Thos o.Mnis,��Hi.  ii ��  )1  $  The Independent, $1 a Year  TfAzrvxxjttzz  ggaawgwauBw^" \  SATURDAY......SEPTEMBER  5, 1903  .. , THE INDEPENDENT.  il\-  i  it  im  e ���  ��� i SB ^C^C"  Time  Our choice Empire Batter i.s a welcome addition to  ��� every meal. Its fine, rich, creamy llnvor is highly appreciated. This butter comes to us' from the best makers in  the country.    Price 30 cents per pound.  And all the other things in this stock of Groceries  .-are of a quality to equal the butter. Many people find  ���that some of our EMPIRE CREAM SODAS and this excellent butter makes an enjoyable lunch.  CITY GROCERY CO.  The Wonderful Cash Grocers.  Shoes  We carry shoes made  by  " Union Labor from  the best  .,-Canadian and American fac-  ���tories.  CHRIS. FOLEY,  Trades and Labor Council.  / ���'���'Thk  ay"-  rx$&'  MEN'S SHOES  for light or heavy wear  from $2 upwards, Ladies  Roots from $1.50 to $7  per pair. Largest stock  in British Columbia.  CIVIC    EMPLOYEES.  The Civic Employees' Federal union,  No. 424, A.  L. U., was flrst formed on  June 13, 1902,  taking: its charter from  the    Trades  and   Labor  Congress    of  Canada, and was oillcered as follows:  Piesident, W. George;     vice-president,  G. Wright; secretary, B. Bnkes; trensurer, A. Fraser;  warden, T. Smith.   A  short time ago the union returned Its  charter to the  congress and  took one  out  from   the  American  Labor  union.  Oilieers are elected at the first meeting  in June and July.   This union Has enjoyed a steady growth since Its inception.   The present ofllcers are; Past president,  XV.  George;   president,   W.   P.  Stewart; vice-president, F. Harris; secretary, B. XV. Bnkes, treasurer, A. Fraser.  proper working conditions are the  cheapest. The unioii meets every second Friday at 8:30 p. m��� In Union hall.  The oilieers for this term aro: President, Charles Over; vice-president, A.  N. Harrington; secretary-treasurer, J.  H. Perkins; recording secretary, Miss  A. Scuitto; press agent, W. Ellender.  THE YOUNG MEN OF TO-DAY  DRESS BETTER, LOOK MORE NATTY  AND ARE UP-TO-DATE. WHY SO ?  BECAUSE OF FIT-REFORM.  BETTER MADE, BETTER TRIMMED GARMENTS ARE PROCURED AT  AN OUTLAY INVOLVING A SAVING  OF FIFTY PER CENT. AS AGAINST  THE MERCHANT TAILOR.  IN ADDITION TO THESE FACTS,  THEIR WANTS ARE WELL PROVIDED  FOR WITH  -The Paterson Shoe Co., Ltd.  :301 Hastings Street VANCOUVER  Next to the Arcade.  Conservative Platform  ..(Adopted at Revelstoke, Sept. 13, 1902.)  1.   That this convention reaffirms the  policy of the party In matters of pro-  'Vincial roads and trails; the ownership  .and control of railways and the develop-,  ment of the agricultural resources of  the province as laid down in the platform  adopted   In   October,  1S99,- which  is as follows:  "To actively aid in the construction  -of   trails   throughout  the   undeveloped  portions of the province and the build-  _ing of provincial trunk roads of public  necessity. <  "To adopt the principles of government ownership of railways In so fains the circumstances of the province  will admit, and the adoption of the  principle that no bonus should be  granted to any railway company which  does not give the government of the  province control of rates over lines bo-  ���nused, together with the option of pur-  . chase.  "To actively assist by state aid in the  development of the agricultural resources of the province.  2.   That  in  the meantime and  until  the railway policy above set forth can  be accomplished, a general railway act  be passed, giving freedom to construct  ���I'uilways-under-certaln-npproved-regu-  ' lations, analogous to the system that  9*ec��c0����.c��e.0*eo��oo.  ���    THE BEST STORES  "��� B. C. HANDLE  ���9  9  -��  *.'  --a  IN  e  '���0  .9  m  ���-9  9  -9  9  -9  9  i-9  9  -.ft  9  -9  9  ,-ft  9  .ft  9  ,��  BECAUSE  They are the best obtainable {  nnd cive the best satisfaction  ' to their customers'.  Try fhem.' i  -THK- I  (LIMITED.)  ���  The oldeBt Union  Overall Poc-  ,   tory in the.West .    ft  HAWS  BLOCK, WINNIPEG, MAN.     ��  has resulted In such extensive railway  construction in the United States, with  so much advantage to trade and commerce.  3. That to encourage tlle mining industry, the taxation of metalliferous  mines should be on the basis of a percentage on the net profits.  4. That the government ownership bf  telephone systems should be brought  about as a first step in the acquisition  of public utilities.  3. Tliat a portion ot every coal area  hereafter to be disposed of should be  reserved from sale or lease, so that  state owned mines may be easily accessible, if'their operation becomes necessary or advisable.  0. That in the pulp land leases provision should be made for reforesting  ind that steps should be taken for the  general preservation of forests by  guarding against the wasteful destruction of timber.  7. That the legislature and government of tlie province should presevere  In the effort to secure the exclusion of  Asiatic labor.  S. That the matter of better terms in  the way of subsidy nnd appropriations  for the province should be vigorously  pressed upon the Dominion government.  9. That thc silver-lead Industries of  tlie province be fostered and encouraged by the Injpgslilga^A���hWSCSSll.  customs-duties -on7lead-and-lead-products imported Into Canada, and that  the conservative members of thc Dominion house be urged to support any  motion Introduced for such a purpose.  10. Thnt.ns industrial disputes almost  Invarlnbly^'result In great loss and injury both to the parties directly concerned and to the public, legislation  should be pnsscd to provide menus for  nn iimlcablc adjustment of such disputes between employers nnd employees.  11. That It Is ndvlnnblo to foster the  manufacture of thc raw products of.the  province within the province us fnr ns  practicable by menus nf taxation on  thc snld raw products, subject to rebate of the snine ln whole or pnrt when  miinufiicturcd in British Columbia.1  LAUNDRY WORKERS.  Shirt, Waist and Laundry Workers'  Union, No. 105, was formed on the 12th  day of March, 1902, and enjoys a steady-  growth and a good membership since  its establishment. G. Rowlands'Was  the initial president, Mrs. Henderson,  vice-president; H. Alltree, secretary;  Miss JI. Whitmar, financial secretary,  and  Miss  Jealouse,   treasurer.  The election bf ofllcers Is held annually, and following now hold olllce: President, C. N. Lee; vice-president, M.  Whltmore; corresponding secretary, W."  Sharp; financial secretary, XV. Young;  treasurer, Miss Lomie; delegate to  Trades and Labor council, C. N. Lee,  Geo. Rowlands, W. Laidlaw, It. Coltart.  The meetings are held the second and  fourth Thursdays In each month in  Union hall.  TEXADA MINERS' UNION.  Texada Miners' union, No. 113. XV. F.  ot M., was organized early in 1S91, and  has had considerable prosperity and a  comparatively steady   growth,    taking  everything into consideration.    R. Ait-  ken wus selected as the flrst president;  C. A. Melville, vice-president; A. Raper,  secietary;   H.  V.   Price,   treasurer;   P.  Burt,   conductor   and   John   Lin'klater,  warden.    The union  meets every  Saturday night in Foresters' hall, Van Anda. '��� The present officials are all well-  known  and  progressive  men,  namely:  President,   F.   Hall:   vice-president,   J.  Linklater;     secretary,  J.  p.  Lawson;  treasurer.  A.  G.   Delghton;   conductor!  J. Itltchle; warden, James Kirkness.  PRESSMEN.  The Business Suit  The Dress and Tuxedo Suit  The Frock Coat and Vest  The Spring Overcoat  The Flannel Suit  The Fancy Vest  The Cravenette Rain Coat  WAITRESSES AND WAITERS.  Not the least by any means on the  list of progressive unions is the Waiters and Waitresses' union, local No. 2S,  of this city. Despite the fact of the  Oriental cheap labor question, this little union has succeeded In unionizing  several of our best eating houses, as.  may be seen elsewhere in these columns. The union Is growing and going  ahead at a rapid rate, many proprietors  now realizing that highest wages and  The local pressmen were first organized in this city In October, 1S9S. The  charter members were: G. F. Pound,  Wm. Bnyley, A. H. Timing, G. H.  Pound, J. Howard, F. McCanna. The  organization is in a very prosperous  position and enjoys a good membership.  The meetings are held the first Monday  in each month in Union hall. The officers are: President, G. F. Pound;  vice-president, Wni. Bayley; secretary-'  treasurer, Wm. Bell; doorkeeper, XVm.  Cook.. The executive committee comprise G. H. Pound. XV. Bell, XV. Bay-  ley.  U1TS AND OVERCOATS MADE TO ORDER  THE   ABOVE^ARE   MERELY,! EXAMPLES  WHAT CAN BE; OBTAINED AT THE  OF  BOOKBINDERS.  The union. No. 105, of the International Bookbinders' union, is well established in Vancouver, and enjoys a full  membership. -These are the workmen  who put the finishing touches on the  work of the art preservative, and the  work turned out in this city will equal  any on the continent. The president is  T. Parsons, an old veteran in the business, and the secretary is F. McCon-  nell, who is one of the best posted  men in the fraternity. The union has  been established about two years and  meets the first Tuesday in each month  in Union hall."  Fit=Reform Wardrobe,  333 HASTINGS STREET.  Mail Orders Promptly Attemded to.  Self-Measurement Blanks and Samples Sent on Application.  We Have a Mission  In this case wo have ��20,000 worth of new'goods made  up principally of the bost stock of Boots, Shoes and���as  the wet season is approaching���Rubbers. Of course,'we  have this stock made up to suit all persons, all sizes and  3ll_comers = , = -_ -_.���-=���-.  Our Victoria Advertisers.  The advertising pages of The Independent will reveal to trades unionists,  in Victoria the tradesmen who are in practical touch with them, and they  will naturally govern themselves accordingly In mailng purchases.  Victoria Union Directory.  UNION DINING ROOMS AND RESTAURANTS. ���" j ���    ���   '      )  Bloomfleld's, Saddle Rock,' Atlantic,  Savoy, Palace, Globe, Elite, Strand  Cnfe, New York Kitchen, English Chop  House,' Oyster Bay,- Norden, Lighthouse, Columbia, Great Western, .Gold,  Terminus, Reglna, Favorite Coffee  House, Williams' Coffee House.  Hotel North Vancouver,-' finest, summer resort on the eoast Overlooking  Burrard Inlet.   Rates moderate.  There are 1000 Pairs of Men's $3 and $3.50  Boots===A Special Line.  Also Ladies Boots from $2 to $3,50===AIso a  Special Line.  iave a  selection   from  our splendid  VICTORIA LABORERS' PROTECTIVE  Union, Federal No. 2.���Meets first nnd  third Friday In Labor Hall, room 4.  President, A. Johonson; vice-president,  T. Cox; secretarj*. 3. C. Mapleton; treasurer, J. Goldstraw; warden, A. Harris;  conductor, J. McConnel; delegates to  Trades and Labor Council, A. Johonson,  T. Cox. Lee O. Charlton, Wm. McKay  and _J._C._ Mapleton.^ -. ���-  U you wish to  stock of  Boys and Girls School Boots  why give us a call. We have no fear that once you invest  in our goods, a steady customer will be guaranteed the firm.  Special inducements are offered for...Union Men and  Labor Day visitors. Whether they will buy or not they  are welcome to inspect our stock and test our bona fides. '  ������������������������*����0����*��0������* I ����*!�����.  Telephone 1���4���6 for   a fine   Hvery  turn-out  J. J. Sparrow, Palace Llrery  ...THE BIG SHOE MAN...  18 Cordova Street ��� 540 Granville Street  THE QUEEN'S HOTEL  J, M. HUGHES, PROPRIETOR,  Corner of Johnson and Store Streets,  Centrally looattB Bofl feB Doovenl-  ences. Terras tt pea timf, ��Bd upwards.  Free Bus. ffltiepiione.  ...J. T. JONES...  Empire Cigar Store  Free Reading Room  and Head-  <  quarters, of the Laborers-  Protective  Union.  105 Douglas Street,.Opposite Labor Hall  VICTORIA, B. C.  117 GOVERNMENT STREET.  Men's and Boy's Clothing, Boots and  Shoes.   Union Store.   Union Clerks.  MT Lowest-priced outntters hi the  City of Victoria.   Give ua a call.   .  E "ALWAYS KEEP  THE BEST OF  EVERYTHING IN  THE HARDWARE BUSINESS. THE RANGE OF  STOVES WHICH WE  CARRY HAVE NO  "SUPERIOR"  IN THE CITY. PRICES  MODERATE AND SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  McTASGART & M0SCR0P  TELEPHONE 634  344 CARRALL STREET i^sssareKsay&sriK^T**^
SATURDAY......SEPTEMBER  5,  1903''
the nine-hour day take Saturday afternoon off. One apprentice allowed to
every three men, apprentices carrying
working cards endorsed "Apprentice."
One helper or laborer allowed to every
two journeymen. Overtime at rate of
time and a half, and legal holidays
double time. The regular meetings are
held the llrst nnd third Monday In each
niontli. whioh are nlwnys well attended.
(Hy.. Courtesy of Victoria'Times.)..
The Vancouver branch of the .!.■>•-::- :
neymen   Stone-Cutters'   As?ot'iuiion   of;
North America, was organiafil in Janu- ]
ary, 1S30, and since that time lias 'heen !
always numbered among the sti-jng un-!
ions of the city.   The stone-cutters are j
thoroughly  organized.      Jas.  Twaddle )
vas the first president, TV*. R. Law-son,
the   secretary   and   D.   MeKinnon   thc-
ti-easurer.   It may be noted thnt W. R.
Lawson is now'secretary-treasurer, iho
ollice of treasurer being'dispensed with
some   years   ago.    R.   Watson  and   J.
Johnston are now president  and. vice-
president respectively.   ■Oilieers of lliis.
union are elected quarterly.       ■
The Builders'  Laborers.  Federal  un-
ion, No. '.i'i.  was or^ranixetl on  May 12.
IUO:..   and   now   has  a   menibe-.-s'.iip  of
about Iin nieiiibers.   The union lias ai- JLATE   GEO.
ways been thoroughly alive to its best!——___?	
Interests,   and   have   succeeded   in, es- jageinent and the. men,
Vtablishing a good wage schedule.   General   laborers  receive   from  -'iVjt'.  and
25c. to 31*4p. an hoiir, plasterers' laljor-
R.   MAXWELL,   II.   P,
New Westmin
ster is now a.separate division with a
'good membership, while the Pioneer dl-
! vision lias nearly 130 members and still
■jgrowing.'-  A   sick  benefit  branch  was
ers from 42.73 to $3.f.O a day of elsht  created in. the year' lSiW,"'inid up to date
hours, -with Saturday  afternoon .half- I nearly a thousand dollars has been paid
*'*■"■'  """      to.members. .The oflicers hi. present di
7, holiday.    .Members 'arestill coming in.
• A? McTaggait was iirst president: It.
.. Wilson, vice-president; G. Payne, .secretary; ..XV.'.H. Saunders, trensurer; eon-
;,  duetor. C. Schwartz;' warden. E. Mey-
?ers. The eieetion'oi' oillcers is held in
, /January .of each year, and thc, regular
?'/meetings'are held each alternate Tues-
7?day at S.'o'clock in Union hull. Following are the present oilieers;-President,
" ??J. Sully:  vice-pres.. W. Lyons; sec; H.
Sellers;. treas., J.,Cosgrove;. warden, G.
-treasurer. 7 J.   .Cosgrove:    warden,    G.
-Payne; conductor.?.T." Gunderson; dele-
?'gates to .Trades and Labor council, ,T.
.Sully, ?(?;. Payne, J.7 Cosgrove and ?H.
V Sellers: delegates to '-'Building Trades
7 council, J. Stilly,and J. Cosgrove,    ?
'&0&AisiX- iXiiA*'","7l
reeling the affairs? of .the-union are:
President, James McGuigan; vice-president? A:7 Ci. Elliott: secretary,, A. ,,G.
Perry; financial .secretary. E. 11. Cozens; treasurer, R. Brunt; conductor, J.
Badger: warden, A.' T. Wilson;'sentinel. A. M.'.'Harris; delegates to Trades
anq Labor council. ? T. .McGuigan, R.
.Brunt. A..T. Wilson. .I..Eaton,,C. Tanner. The street railwaynien have by
tlielr past record won the esteem of all
classes of citizens, and we trust they
will continue to .prosper and grow : ill
the future as in.-the past. ..
meets,in Unioii hall the first Friday in
P&.C-11 mon tii. Tlie number of the branch
is Jl*>. and 'was formed., last January.
Following are the charter members: C.
Brayne. J. L. -Keeler,' J. C? Casselman,
C. B. Gasselmau, W. R... Little, Wm.
Lennox, M. J. Sherdy, J. G. Christian,
J..AV. Glover. T.E. Jackson,..T. Devlin,
■10.' Murdon .and .L. C. Carl. The local
union .has been steadily growing ever
since, and tlie international body which
recently met at Lynn, Mass., siiowed
.that Ihe union;at? large, has increased
to o.-i.OOO 'members.-.  . '.?'
ules?\vere concrened. It meets in Union-hall on the flrst and third Monday
in each month. Among those who have
been workers are'Messrs. Jas. Lloyd,
nn old-time member on the -Trades and
Labor council; L. Hannah, XV. Wallace,
Isaac Grieves, XV. Fowler a'nd others.
(By Courtesy of Victoria T|mes.)   '
Ex-Pres? T. and L? Congress of Canada.
The foundry helpers is. one of the
most recent unions that must be reckoned with in the iron trade. It meets
the second and fourth Tuesday in each
month. In Union ball, and is well officered. The organization is known as
Federal union, No.,10,7-10. of-the A. F.
of L. Among those who take an active
interest in tlie proceedings of the union
are: Robt. MeLe'nnen, W. G. Babeock,
W. Eaton, Thos. Wheeling. R. Wilson,'
J. -.1"!. MeCann,  W. Grantham.
■■:;.■■■ - - _        .-,- Q.     ■ ,,
Tlie shoemakers of this elty have?: a
healthy organization, and are strong
advocates of the American Labor union, tlieir" charter, being procured from
that body lust May. which is known as
Federal Union, No. JOO. V     ,,        ? V
In the latter eighties and early nineties, the plasterers enjoyed a strong union. In the first Labor Day demonstration ever held In-this city tliey. carried
a 'banner'.'which' told the world that
tbey worked the eight-hour.day? for $D.
If has always been a friendly contention between the stone-cutters,and the
plasterers which of the two?unions were
the■-.pioneers in procuring ;-the eight-
hour day in Vancouver.,, So far as the
recollection of the writer, goes,the plasterers were, the ..first'.to make this fact
known. ; The plasterers sent to the
Trades and Labor? council Geo.. Irvine,
one ofthe', best men who ever sat at
that board... The union was represented
at.Its formation in 1SS9 by Delegate Irvine, who became?not only president,
but, walking delegate, of t'he council.
As a result of his duties lie had to face
the: late Chief Justice Sir Bigbee and
Attorney General -Theodore'Davie, who
afterwards -became,: chief? .justice.
"George"  was dismissed.       Of course.
In April, 1900, ,,the shingle sawyers
and fliers of 'Vancouver and New Westminster organized themselves Into a
union, Messrs. Dixon, Wutson and
Hartley, of tlie Trades and Labor council Avsre present and took part In the
organization ceremonies.' The following oilieers elected to serve, were: President, P., 3; Nenry; vk-e-presldent.
ltubt. Barclay; secretary, 15, 1). Kowc:
treasurer, Chas. Peikey." This organization-dissolved . itself after a few
months' struggle, but lust spring re-
oi ganlned, and to-duy the union is one
of the. healthiest in the elty. The organization Is known as Federal Union,
No. $390, A. F. of L., and meets every
third Friday in Union hull. Among
those who have been prominently identified with, the business affairs are:
Messrs. J. Duffy. F.-E. Smith. AV. G.
Moore,. A. McNutt, J. Foster. J. Me-
Kenzie. The delegates to the Trades
and■ Lubor?council are: XV. Barclay and
Steve Run-age. One of the.prime objects of the union is protection to the
members,' not tilone from unscrupulous
employers, .but the safe-guarding of
machinery and the preservation of th'
shlhglec ^industry for the whiles as
against cheap Oriental labor.;.
liave a strong union, whose? members
have been in great ,demand for some
time on the coast by contractors and
others. This union'was,formerly. In .the
Building Trades council, Eight, hours
a. day is the rule. Overtime is paid for
at the rate of time an done-half till 10
p. m?, and double time after 10 p.. m.;
Sundays and;Dominion holidays at rate
of double time. Only one master, plumber is allowed to.,work ou a building
at one? and the same time, and lie must
carry a working card issued by this
local; he must'employ one -journeyman
plumber before he is entitled to such,
card. '■ ?;'???
'Apprentices are prohibited b.v city by-
? '-■• -  ;; .'"'J.-'D.   M'NIVEN,     .
Ex-Sec. A'lctoria ^T.- and. L. Council.
XV.  I.,   MACK.   KING.
Deputy Minister of Labor.
(By Courtesy of Victoria Times.)
Pioneer division, 101, Amalgamated
Association Street and Electric Railway Employees of, America, was organized in tlio closing months of 1898, under the preeldein-y of John Pearey. The
men of the NVw Westminster branch
joining In with the Vancouver branch,
about one hundred members-being on
the roll. Wuges for motormen and conductors were twenty cents per hour. In
1900 the sliding scale wan Introduced,
first yoar "0e. per hour, second and
third yenrs, ::ic. per hour, after tliree
years, '22c. per hour. 19W snw n further advance In the wuge senle. First
year ^0e., second and third years. 22e.,
fourth and firth years. 2.1c. per hour;
nfter lhe years, 25c. per hour. In 1902
the general manager laid before the
board of directors and shareholders a
profit-sharing scheme, whereby the
men in addition to their wages would
receive a share of the profits they had
helped to create. The scheme In a few
words is: After the shareholders have
received a dividend of four per cent.,
then any profit available, the men to
receive one-third. The best of feeling
has always existed between the man-
- ■'■'":' WORKERS, NOV 2S0.7 .. '"
Among tiie more prominent who have
taken an active part in the. destinies
ot this wide-awake body may be mentioned Jos. Radway, N. T. Sherlock, A.
D.'Bell, David Johnston, Frank Little,
Stewart .lamleson. W. E. Ellison and
ed in November, 1902, and has been ii
strong factor in the Building Trades
council and the "card system." The
4.S-hour .week is the rule .with It, but
the union-gives |ts members the option to work the eight or nine-hour day
In tlie different shops. Those working
thcrei5iU^oiir"dKy~'also"*ffO"i;R'"6ii Saturday afternoon, while those working
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6 < £>.«£> Hi'iiXUttaa£i- 'ifi-i'Si* 'afrit
law to work without a qunlllied plumber. Any. case- of.infringenient must
be immediately telephoned to the'?city
liehlth" inspector, .'who wiirimmediately
take action, -i       ;7 ??
In 189S the, plumbers re-organized
their union, after?a lapse of some Ave
years, it being No. 170. The7 meetings
are held every Wednesday evening.
. ^Socialist Candidate for Nanaimo.
A.  W. PUTTEE, M. P.,
Labor member for Winnipeg.
like many other unions It went down
in the panic of '03, "il and .'Hfi/not again
reorganizing till November 23. 18911,
when Geo. C. Leach became president
and  John  Tyson  secretary.
.Eight hours Is still the rule and no
member Is allowed to work for any
firm in which there is more thnn one
practical working plasterer. 'No master
plasterer is allowed to work, without a
journeyman plasterer exceeding one
day's work.
No--muster plasterer "Ik allowed to
work more thnn eight hours pur duy,
between the hours of S a. m. and 3 p.
in., and shall not work more than four
hours on Siiturduy, such hours to be
between 8 a. m. and 12 noon.
No member Is allowed to work overtime on Saturdays' under tiny consideration.
"Apprentices must be registered wllh
the union,'nnd'carry'certificate of such
registration, signed by the president
nnd secretary and stumped with the
seal of the union."
Meets* first and third Wednesday.
The International'Stationary.Firemen
were.organized towards the end of 1S9S,
and has grown rapidly throughout the
United States and Canada. In August,
1902, Vancouver Union,. No. 24. was organized and- has a good .membership,
which is gaining in numbers, Initiations
taking place-every meeting, which takes
place,on the first Sunday and third
Thursday', each?-mouth. Those eligible
are firemen, water tenders, oilers and
helpers. .'Anyone? doing, this class?'of
work.and not already, a.member Is. invited, to send In his,application...')::".
Stanley Park
v■—♦—? '??,
Have the most elaborate and princely
turnouts, for which, however, tlie prices
are no higher than anywhere else. We
also have boarding?stnbles in connection.   Rigs to he iind day or night.'
Our 'plione number' is 13S, and. strict
and Immediate attention will be'paid to
allbrders. ? '? , ???        "'?'?,' V?7 '?:???
';•'■"  [ A. MITCHELL,':P?ROPV
The?big Carrall Street Liquor Store.
Always has choice liquors and cigars
on-hand. Ring us up at 'phone .1348,
and we -will gladly give you the best of
attention. A:
7?   200 CARRALL STREET.   ,AXy
.This name stands for the,boys' tobacco , store, V at •?• ,V;'',.lV
43 East Cordova St.
Cigar and Tobacco Store
Cornet; Cordova and Water.
,;,;::' ■ V':    c.?jarvis,.
Wines and Liquors a specialty.
7 For. good goods ..and? lowest 'prices,,,
^jXA'X'iAlyiA'A- ::[.-[-■   yXy.   .-   ,'   ;
;.-■>■ 'X.    -JA   '.':,--.,. ..-m '  V'  '•■ .il'-'..
The Glasgow Grocery
710-720  Robsmn  St. , Tel.  1321. V
FOR a good?;.coolglass .of Beer! after?'
the parade, go to ,., ■".'■' ,•"■,,'■ '    -.-
scuitto & Mcelroy.7 .
The Arlington Hotel
' Best furnished rooms' in the city. ?Eu-
ropean. Choicest liquors kept and union-made Cigars.   '.?...?
'"•   ■-■  ?  X    ■"'   •"''''''   "' ' "■ -      "-'.-V. .;'.•'■■
.Props? •   Billiard foom> in connection.?.
New Fountain Hbtet
'-'[    at'29?and 31 Cordova Street,     ???-
V- -.Vy. ? ':..',.'j&...■?'* ■-,     '--7 7;? ' „'" ''"?■.'--?'"?■ ■■■'■
will supply good cool beer to air thirsty'-
men w-ho patronize them on Labor Day.. .
All,union? bartenaers.eihplbyed. ■''.--
ii; ?V CHAS.? SCHWAHN; ??:;!
Meals, -20C.7 andSupjibeds,? 25c7 per*
night; rooms,??l?50?per?7week up? /,, ;??? ■?■?'■'
'Early in the. spring,the upholsterers
of this city decided to form a union, and
on May 4 was chartered. Those Joining
were: Wm? Taylor, O. E. Ridley, Thos.
Sinclair, E. Gibbings, XV. 3. Sparkman,
AV. H. Irwin, W. H. Quinn,'w. H. Fair:
The number of the local branch Is 94,
and the headquarters of the international is at Chicago. The union attends
strictly to business and Is 'in a very
prosperous condition, nil things taken
Into consideration.
This unassuming organization is one
of the best conducted unions in the
city. Thoroughly business-like in its
methods, it has succeeded for the past
few years ln coming to a satisfactory
agreement with the C. P. R.'so far as
the signing of the different wage sched-
The malntenance-of-wny men meets
every third Tuesday In the month. This
body of men has faced the firing.line In
such a way thut falls to the lot of but
few unions. Everyone will remember
the great strike,between the truckmen
iind tho C. P. R. In 1901. The schedules
presented'.'meant? an Increase of some
$350,000 a year to the men. After eight-
long months of struggle the company
agreed to the terms In general of tho
union, nnd the contest terminated. The
men never referred to their victory
boastfully, but took the matter philosophically, which fact demonstrated how
thoroughly confident they were In one
another. The trackmen are now one
of the recogaized brotherhoods ln the
C, P. R. During last spring, Union No.
167, of the malntenance-of-way men
was given a headquarters in this city.
John Miller 3s president, O. Johnson,
vice-president; C. FraBer, past president; Wm.. Klrkham, secretary-treasurer; P. McMasters, chaplain; R. A.
Campbell, conductor; -F. Perry, Inner
sentinel; Wm. Fisher, outer sentinel.
where every'variety or? choice? tobacco
is carried. .Once you call you are a regular customer.. ?-':'?v      .. •.-;•,.'..-,'
FOR CHOICE -.'      7-V;:   :7
' wiNEsyliquors And cigars,
.'.'   GO  TO '
■ (170 Granville.
Phone 392.
TEL'. A1242.
WeHave-Everyt hing
in the way of Plumbers' Goods .A flrst
class stock-always on hand. Good
workmen, fair prices and satisfaction
guaranteed.   ■
Cascade Beery?■'?, ly.i- Victoria? Lager Beer
,'"'-'•.-■Fre'eVtuncli'.'--'.-■•':.'■'• . '',7;77y
A'iXyi','.,." '??''>?.;'.V!<s»yy???V-::'' ?';'-V'VV ''''':
The Only Circular Bar ori the Coast.
J. iyJj-Jy, iJJ-^iJ'■--■:[lAxA-'J; -x;
323 Carrall St,      ?    V;"-Va"ncbuyer1''.B.C.-.
'■iXi XR. ?MINATY,?ProprleloryVy    ?
ixi 7<^^ADE|:BEER;y7y;t-
- ■■'■: XJ.- 722?Pender?Street.77 ?;y, -.'■
Open evenings.': ?. .'■?       . -Free .-Delivery.'.
320 cArkall ST. V    '
British Columbia .
Barr & Anderson
H Hustings Street, Vancouver, B. C. 7
Leonard's Coffee
Always the best and
coolest BEER' on
draught.     Give
a call.
Cordova St.
"Stronsest in the World."
Appreciated   by  all, Granville StreetV.
and Arcade..'..'.Headquarters-for freshr
eggs.  Fine coltec andtcn. "Pure cream?■
and excellent service.     .,
'Phone 1291.    . . ?
Morrow & Clarke
The Pill Box Drug Store
We keep everything that belongs to •
a well equipped Pharmacy. " ;  '.;
600-602 Hastings St., Vancouver, B. C.
''street." '    ''••"'■   '   -v^-
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nw   lus *Jr. ih.» r���  *v  SATURDAY SEPTEMBER  3,  1903  The Gun Store  IHE INDEPENDENT.  I  1G3 -Cordova street, can supply you J  ���with the best of everything In the Gun  .line. Ammunition of nil kinds. We nlso  hnve a fine line ot Razors, pocket cut-  Jery, bicycle sundries. Lacrosse shoes  nnd balls nlwnys on hand.  BARBER'S SUPPLIES.  All   kinds   of   repairing nently nnd  promptly , executed.     Gunsmlthing   a  ..specialty.  Marry ft. Csodf req  Tel. 1333.  MACKAY  THE HARDWARE..MAX.  .enters to the public with the full knowledge thnt If lie once gets customers he  keeps thein. Satisfaction' and igood  ;goods'? guaranteed. .Mackay, 53" Hastings Street East.  Savoy Barber Shop  .And Baths. .1 The most up-to-date es  .tablishment  in tlie city today.  ISAACS  *  MORGAN.  137 Cordova Street  TYSON'S  CENTRAL FISH '.MAR MET  112 CORDOVA  STUEET  TELEPHONE -422.    .  ;B.  C.   Clothing   Renovatory  Oflice 'phone S34. Works ..'phone 1317.  ���Suits sponged ard pressed. 5S Cordova  nnd 10 Powell streets.  Property is. now on? the ? up grade.  :���,������? Residential,lots from $50.00 upwards!'  ..���'.^.Suburban land   near'the: city   ?35 to  ?.$50 per acre. ??;,  i"XAX--'iXXAi'i..iA'  ?; Farm land close:'.to railroad, $7.50 per  ';'ricre.'. ���,.;;.;-:''^ ���"....v.';.���'' ,-���: '-'. yy' A-:,y  \xk^^H0^0^��  7 ;Rotary ;PublieVetc.,'4l7VHastings?St,  PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY AND SMOKE THE  ��� CELEBRATED  KURTZ'S OWN  KURTZ'S PIONEERS  SPANISH BLOSSOM  They are the BEST in B. C.    Guaranteed Clear  Havana Fillers made by Union Men.   ^   1$ ��� i&  Rainier Beer ls  UNION  Made  j <*LASS tTO.N'SCIOUS.  A    gentleman    in    London    named  Wyllynm Hyggyne lias not yet attained  a world-wide reputation, but he is evidently getting there.      This east-end  poet, an honest, nnd avowed socialist,  finds yet some little crick In the works,  so to speak.   He placed It In the form  of a pleasant parable thus:  Hill  Wutei'bury used tn be a rabid so-  i-liillut:   '  'E always snld that lubor must, revolt.  'IJ 'ns left lhe eurth disgusted, for they  couldn't see the gl't  Of 'Is argument that lnbor must revolt.  'Is pals tliey used to meet' Mm Iookln'  very blue and glum;  Tliey would ,-ix 'lm, sympathetic.what  'nd made 'Iin denf nnd dumb,  E would tell 'om 'e was waltln' for the  "appy time to come.  When independent   labor   would   revolt.  If any, bloke sliould ax 'im why 'e didn't  do no work��� '   c  'E would up and tell 'em Labor must  revolt. ..  'E would say, Insinu��tin', that themas-  ,  ter  wur. a   Turk."  And 'e'd wait a bit for labor to revolt.  And livin? for 'is 'opes' 'ould seem a'  'appy  sort o'  life.  For it ain't a sweatin' job to fan up  this  'ere  labor  strife.  You sets your jaw to work a bit���and ���  lives  upoii-your wife.  "Whilst loolcln' out for labor to revolt.  But poor oie Billy Waterbury left this  .world of woe.  As soon ns labor rose up in revolt;  It  became  so, 'ot  up 'ere  he found  it  cooler down  below.  For 'e wasn't ciuite expectin' the revolt.  'Is wife (who did the labor), she became a socialist,  She revolted  with the poker,   and,  by  gosh, she never, missed,  And the way she dotted Billy -with 'er  ten-horse power list,  Let 'im know 'ov.- labor really could  revolt.  Kurtz & Co. Pioneer Cigar Factory  148 Cordova St., Vancouver, B. C.  LABOR DAY PARADE 1903  'Phone S64. lies., A1112.  A.-M. BEATTIE  THE  PIONEER   AUCTIONEER.  167 Cordova Stieet.  > GET YOUR FALL SUIT FROM  MORRISON & CO  HIGH CLASS TAILORS  EVANS   if*    HASTINGS  The only up-to-date Job Printers in  ���.the city. 'Particular Printers for Partl-  . culm- People.  511 Hastings Street, next Molsons  . Bank.  426 Hastings St.  Prices Moderate  Frank   Wright  THE  GROCER.  .550 Granville.   Tel. 627.   Fresh stock of  . groceries always on hnnd.  C. TOSSELL  CONTRACTOR.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  1262   HORNBY   STREET.  E. S. KNOWLTON  DRUG  STORE,  Always open.  ���1 Hastings St. "  Tel. 655.  The Oldest Cigar and Tobacco  Store in Town  The following manifesto has been 1s-  :ued;by the Labor candidate:  TO THE ELECTORS OF VANCOUVER:  Gentlemen,���In appealing' to you for  support'ln the'forthcoming general Provincial election, X the: Vancouver Labor  Party7begs' to make the following statement ofits principles and policy:  For,many years we have felt the want  of a definite Labor Party in the House,  whose specific duty should be to Introduce  and support measures' for .the'amelioration, of the condition * of 7 the workers.  Hitherto, the workers, as such, have not  been represented ? in either the Provincial or Dominion; Houses. Our legislators, .while always elected by the vote of  the working classes, have always been  chosen from the'ranks'of the lawyers (the  professional :clnss), landowners, leisure  class, or large manufacturers (direct exploiters of labor), but never from the  ranks of the workers themselves. Therefore, and almost of necessity, our. laws  First class domestic nnd imported  cigars. Tobaccos .of .nil kinds. Pipes  in till vnrletles.  EVANS,  IH" Carrall St., Vancouver, B. C.  Tlie filooiiifielri Rcsliwraiit  George AV. Bloomikld, Proprietor.  Meals at all hours, duji nnd  night.  Special .rates for families and professional'.nr.- theatrical companies.  33 Cordova stieet, Vancouver, B. C.  PHONIC B Mil.  HONIG'S  ��� Candy Factory and Ice Cream Parlor  133 Hastings Streot, J5.  'liave-been "made In the Interest of the  moneyed and luxurious classes and those  who derive their Incomes from them, viz.,  the professionals.  As long as this condition of affairs remains, wo who from timo Immemorial  havo been called the working class cannot expect to havo more than (he merest fragment of justlco acoorded to us by  legislative enactments.  In lieu uf legislation In our bchulf, we  have t�� appeal to tho "striko" because  wo have no other weapon to fight with.  XVa realise that tho "strike" is clumsy,  uncertain und nlwnys-more or less disagreeable and annoying to tlio country.  Tho Vancouver Labor.Party, thorofore,  puts Itself on record as being In favor  of loglslatlvo enactments to relieve tho  working class from the unjust conditions  which now burden'them. Ninety por  cent, of thc population of liritish Columbia havo no direct voice In making or  putting In force the laws of the Province.  This ought not to be. That the trend of  the workers' movement ls In tho direction of direct representation In Parliament by the workers themselves Is evl  dencod by ths fact that a number ot  working men have seats In tho Imperial  Parliament; that Mr. Puttco has been  alocted on this Issue to the Dominion  House, and Mr. Hnwthornthwalto to the  Provincial Assembly.  "Working men7 of Vancouver, be truo to  yourselves and voto 'for;thc Vancouver  Labor Party on October Slst, 1003.  (Signed)      F. WILLIAMS, Tailor,  A. G. PERRY, Motorman.  J. EDWARDS, Machinist.  THE   CARNIVAL.  The band will start.playing at S o'clock lit the Brockton Point grounds in  the evening of Labor: Day.  At !> p.m., dancing will commence.  Prize waltzing���First and second prizes.     Couples must lie marked.  Prize two-step���Same as for waltzing.  Entrance fee   rbr   prize   dances,   25  cents.  Mest elegant costume (for ladies),  prize, value $1#.  Clown costume���Prize, value $5.  Tramp costume���Prize, quart bottle  champagne.  Best "Reuben" costume���Prize silk  umbrella.  Floor committee���C. Parsons, A. Reynolds, E. N. Harrington, Geo. Dobbin,  J. E. Watkins, ,\V. Blackstock, Robert  Todd, George Bartley.  '���A. ..P.  OF L.  PLATFORM.  1.   Compulsory education.  Ai.   Direct legislation through the initiative and referendum.  3. A  legal  work day  of not  more  than eight hours.  4. Sanitary inspection of workshop,  mine and home.  5. Liability of employers for injury  to health and body and life.  0,   The abolition? of the contract system on nil public works.  ,7.   The   abolition  of   the  sweathsop  system.  S. The municipal ownership of thc  street cars,'water works and gns and  electric light plants for public distribution of light, heat and power.  9. The nationalization of telegraph  telephone,  railroads and mines.  10. The abolition of the monopoly  system of land holding and substituting therefore a title of occupancy and  use only.  11. Repeal of conspiracy and penal  laws affecting seamen and other work  men incorporated inthe federal laws  of the United States.  12. The; abolition ' of. -the? monopoly  privilege of issuing money and substituting .thereforja^'systemi of direct is  suahce to' and by the people.  FIRST DIVISION.  Platoon of Police.  Sixth Regiment Band.  Mayor and City Council and Visiting Delegates in Carriages.  City Fire Department.  Civic Employees.  The Fire Department will form on Granville Street, between Dunsmuir and Georgia,  the balance of First Division will form on  Dunsmuir, between Granville and Seymour  Streets, flank? resting on Seymour to Georgia Street.  .SECOND DIVISION.  Band.  3rotherhood of Carpenters.    -  Amalgamated Carpenters.   '  Laborers.  Painters.  Bricklayers and Stonemasons.  ���   Plasterers.  Stonecutters.  Sheet Metal Workers.  Lathers.  International    Brotherhood   of   Electrical  . Workers.  Street Car Men.  Second Division will form on Dunsmuir  Street; Carpenters on Dunsmuir Street, between   Seymour   and   Richards   Streets;  Painters, Bricklayers,   Stonemasons,   Plasterers aird Stonecutters will form on Richards Street, between Pender and Dunsmuir  streets. .^_The_Sheet- Metal^WorkerspLath^""  ers, I. B. E. W. and Street Car  Men   on  Richards Street, between Georgia and Dunsmuir Streets.  THIRD DIVISION.  Band.  International Association of Machinists.  Amalgamated Socicty'of Engineers.  Pattern Makers.  Moulders' Helpers.  Boilermakers.  Boilermakers' Helpers.  I3lack.��niit.hs.  Allied Mechanics.  Plumbers.  .Miners.  Stationery Firemen.  Third Division will  form on Dunsmuir  Street, between Richards Street and Homer  Streets.    The Machinists, Pattern Makers,  Moulders and Moulders' Helpers will form  on Duiismtiir Street, between Richards and  Homer Streets.    The.Boilermakers, Boilermakers' Helpers. Blacksmiths, Allied Machinists. Plumbers and Miners will form.on  Homer Street, between Dunsmuir and Georgia Streets.  FOURTH DIVISION.  Band.  ���   Printers.  Pressmen.'  Bookbinders.  Teamsters.  Retail Clerks.  Barbers.  Cigarmakers.  Leather Workers.  Laundry Workers.  Tailors.  Butchers. "  Bakers.  The Fourth Division will form on Dunsmuir Street, between Homer and Hamilton  Streets.     The Printers,   Pressmen,   Bookbinders and Teamsters will form on Dunsmuir Street, between Homer and Hamilton  Streets.     The Retail Clerks, Cigarmakers  and Leather Workers oii Hamilton Street, ��  between Dunsmuir and   Georgia    Streets;  The Laundry Workers, Tailors, Butchers,  Bakers, on Hamilton Street, between Dunsmuir and Pender- Streets.  FIFTH DIVISION. ���   .      .  <���  Baud.  Ship Carpenters.  Ship Caulkers.  Shingle Weavers.  Millmen's Unioih  LongshoremeL  Steamshipmen's Union.  Postal Employees^ _______  ���. Ne\v-Wcstniin"sitT"-Delegratibn.  The Fifth Division will form on Dunsnniir Street, between Hamilton and Cambie.  The Ship Carpenters, Ship Caulkers, Shingle  Weavers and Factory Workers''will form  ,on Dunsmuir Street, between Hamilton and  Cambie Streets; the Millmen's Union, Longshoremen, Steamshipmen's Union and Postal Employees on Cambie Street, between  Dunsmuir and Georgia Streets.  SIXTH DIVISION.  Band.  Victoria Delegation.  Industrial Moats.' which will form on Cambie Street 'Grounds.  The Parade Committee respectfully invite  all Labor Organizations to take part in this  parade, and any organization that has been  omitted please notify W. G. Glover, Secre- ���  tary Parade Committee, and a place will be  assigned in the parade.  Committee:  GEO. P. DOWNEY, Chairman.  AV. G. GLOVER, Secretary.  A. D. GOTHARD.  M. CHAPMAN. >     '  ���  A. N. HARRINGTON.   .     .  W. THOMPSON. ���'  )    \  ��� *~~~~^  \ !  '^��?^=a%WBiUnluw..a^^B^^ THE INDEPENDENT.  SATURDAY......SEPTEMBER  5, 190J:  Use Kynoch Brand of loaded Shot Shells.   Theyjare  tlie most reliable on tlie market.  We have overvtliinii' necessary for tlie sportsman.  Call and examine our stock. .  52? Hastings Street.  linill- passed. The Vancouver union  wu*. the Iirst of Its kind in Canada, and  nt th u time tried to iitllliata with tlie  \ itlon il' Association of Retail Clerks,  which eventually ���became the intei-na-  llon il so as to include the Canadian  -.uboidinates. The present home of the  issoci 11io 11 is In tho O'Brien Hall, where  tht\ tlect thoir oilieers in .January and  Juh Following Is. the present direct -  oi itt President. Geo. Cathrea: Iirst  \ in piesldent, R. A. Biinioii: second  \ii p piesldeiit,' X. Atcheson;,, ilnancial  *>iu*tiry, E.��� E. C. Johnson; recording  scLutu-y. \V. J; .Lamerick; ireusurer,  V\ T .White; ������'guardian. S. Wltton;  guidi A. R. Muskett:, advocate agent,  \ C Clarke; delegates ti) Trades- and  Liboi council, W. J.���.Lamerick, A.;At-  chtson   ^lr. Andrews.  STEVEDORES.  W  3  LAMRICK  Pioident Trades  and L ibm  i ou nc il  KETAIL CLERKS' INTERN VI ION \L  PROTECTS D ASSOCI A. I ION  A unioii that has, at difleitnt times  butted up against stone w ill ob��t u lc  is the Retiil Cleiks lutein it ion il Pio-  tectne association lt had to contend  against numerous pig hernial nn.ii who  would neiei lecogm/t. tint it mi mt t  laige incieise in theii business to hue  ireii in thih c nplo\ who lepiesented  f-woiable woikinj conditions md who  came piep tied to make tln.ii emplo\us  inteiests tinu own B?0WL\ei the\ In\c  prospeicd uul neduh mciiiblngrtlii_ii  stien?th J he issociition was Hist  formed \ugust 1SJ1 lhe\ piocuied a  chutci on Imuaij 1 1J00 and the foi  loniiij; ucii. the mil who weit elected  to i ule the destinies ot the union it  this cutiral time & P Kei toot piesident J R Jickson iii st mcp piesident  XV I X\ lute second ^ i c-pi esident H  L M **te-\*it stcietm I li Williamson liniiiLiil seciet in r C Huns 5uidc an 1 Uco Hodgson gnml-  ian  The fun wo I ut the \ssocntion w i��  to li-ne all i till stoics close on AVed-  in.<da\ itntnoins m the Summer ot  IW Jh mun object of the both is  the ��lu itfning ot the houis ol laboi  and seeming ill legal holidais ind Sun-  da\ tlosm,' then eloits along; tht  lli��t  Im    luw   been giieith   lew uded  Vmong the other progressive unions  is the Stevedores, which has been"in existence since 1SSS. This body of men  hue llways maintained a thorough  oifeini/atioii on the waterfront, and to.  it i> is one of the. strongest on the  coast The Stevedores have always  been connected with the trades council  md always to the fore when assistance  is  lcquired    by    tlie    weaker   unions.  Vniong those who have been more or  piomlrient in  the work of the or  gmi/itlon are:. Geo. Noonan, P. A? 01  sen J Spearing, Ben Hughes. C. H.  Ihompson, C. Leah, F. -Lamb, C. Leer,  \\ Elliott, J. Powell and a large num-  bei ol other well known men. The  meetings are held monthly at their  1 eaclquarters on Cordova street.  'BARTENDERS."  lhe Bartenders of the city  have a;  tlouiishing   union?  and   several   hotels  displiv the���union card."   It.:is known  is  loci!  No.  i!7ij,  of  the International  B u lenders'  League of America.    This  oigmiration  is  a very strong Institu  tion in all the larger cities.    Tiie; offl-  ccts of .the A'ancouver branch are:  E.  L   Johnson, president;  C. 11. Johnson  \ ice-pi esident;  G. T. Wood, sec-retary-  ticasiii-er; A. AV. Crawshaw,.coi-respon  ding secretary; C..Moore, chaplain; Cl.  Aloient-y, guard. The meetings are held  twice  i month:.in Union hall.   All bar-  tcndeis  should? send  in  their  applica  tions  STEAJISHIPMEN.  i he B.   C.  Steamshipmen's .  know n as Federal .Union, No..  Society  Trades  foi the\  hi\e closed pi ictiealh  all tht i���d Labor?Congress of Canada, is one  stoics   tha   used   to   keep  open   till   I jot  oui   strong-organizations,   enjoying  and 10 cun   niglit    mil  it is cntiioh ,,t good, membership.     It was organized  thiough   thr  tlloits ot   the A'ancouiei   on November 15th, 1832, and incorporat  R   L   I    P    A    tint the eaih   closing fed on February 15th, iS93,?7iivaccordance  laws wen pissed thiough the city fath  ers      Each mcmbei  is insuied toi $100  aftei   being in the Association  foi  one  jear       llieir   aie 72 membeis   it pie  sent and lonstinth  mowing  All Robmonit? ol A miomei and  Ste\eston w is the fust nnn to deel ue  hmisclt in fnoi of the new movement  and was mo-t -icthc when the letaii  cleik" staited then ciusade ��oi eaih  closing  Md roi em in championed this ciuse  In thx cit\ uiiincil and the meisure was  with the act of.parliament. The.head  quai ters is , at Vancouver, Cordova  stieet the jurisdiction of. this body bell g the North Pacific ocean and? the  inland British waters, including the Yukon territory. The constitution and  b\-laws are very, comprehensive, and  pi o\ ides thoroughly for the running of  an association whose field of operations  is so vast. A. Jlclsack is the president and Charles L. Kribs the secre-  taij  A.   G.   PERRY,  Ex-Secretary Trades and Labor Council  9����������������������������ft��S��������  Tbe Salt  of Life  is business. We want more of  it. Wo'll act it if an out and out  bargain will fetch it.  llow Is This  A two-quart  Hot Water Bottle  or  Fountain Syringe  75c.  I The McDowell, Atkins,  I       Watson Co., ltd. Liability |  g UP-TO-DATE DRUGGISTS. ��  \&3tms��������������@��<$m��������<tt  AMALGAMATED . CARPENTERS.  The Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners have a branch in this  city, which was instituted in the old  boat house of \V. D, Jones, now? lighthouse keeper at Brockton Point, vlt  may be said that Mr. Jones has been a  member since ISCu, and is now on the  superannuated list; likewise John Michael, Harry Eurl and others. The  union meets fortnightly in Union hall,  and the oilieers are G. J. Cater, president; \V. Gaskell, vice-president; J. T.  .Bruee,' secretary; T. Wise, treasurer;  A- G. J_SIeLenmin,_-, cheeky stew-  lu dj-^TF.^^AT^AVfUtesTae;? anT"^M7  .Murray, stewards; li. Hunt, A. A*. Hauler and G.Colwell, trustees. The  branch enjoys a good membership  which Is being added to at every meeting.  The organization has about 850  branches, over 700 of which are in the  United Kingdom, the balance In the  United States, Canada, Australia, New  Zealand and South Africa, and ls one  of the wealthiest unions in the world.  The aggregate membership? is about  70,000. Out-of-work and alck benellts are paid; also losses of tools. The  Amalgamated Carpenters have also a  superannuation fund, out at wlilch  about $223,000 are paid annually.  FRANCIS  AVtLLTAMS,  Labor Candidate.  November lst. 1S1IS, when the following  were selected as officers: President.  James Jeffries; 'vice-president. Thomas  P. AA'aite: recording secretary. A. J.  Scott: financial secretary, .Henry Waldron: treasurer, Heiiry? Fai-low; and  doorkeeper.  Frank  Black.  TAILORS.  ti . .'''..     ���  The;-Tailors'.had a flourishing union  in the early nineties, but in the depression of '93. 'HI,-and '05-surrendered Its  charter. However, In.lSDS. the year after the Klondike boom started, a revival in business set in and the knights  of'the needle reorganized, electing the  following ofllcers: President. F. AVil-  liams: vice-president. Jlr. Bburdln: secretary. A7D. Johnston; financial secretary? E. Neilson: . treasurer, Miss Me-  Rne. Sliiee then nearly all the'merchant .tailors in the cily are fair, they  now recognizing'the union .rules.1 In  1901, a price list and a' limitation  put on the hours were agreed upon, and  still are, in force. ' Besides the work of  this- progressive body, branches have  been instituted at Kamloops, and New  AVestminstei-. The unioii-meets the  first and .'third'Mondays In each month  in Union hall, and the meetings??are  well attended. The. association also  enjoys a good .membership,., which is  steadily being added to. The oflicers  are.: President, C. L. Whalen; vice-  president. H. O. Burritt; secretary, F.  Williams, ISH Seventh avenue,west;  secretary-treasurer, J. ; Savage;-' sergeant-at-arms, -Mr. Laviolette;? delegates to Trades and Labor Council,  Messrs. VWhalen, Williams'.and Laviolette.   .     .��� .. ���'? '���'���������.  At a session of the law committee?of  tlie 'Journeymen Tailors' union held a  few days ago at the headquarters of  the oi'giiniztioii in Bloo'mihgtoii. 111., the  report of the national secretary-treas  urer, John Hi. Lennon,. was read.? ��� It  showed that 137 'hew.' unions- had been  oiganized during the year, with'an'increase? in membership 'of..'4,769,. makin  the total, membership .14,590.. The sum  of $34,202was spent for strike.benefit.  BARBERS.  This union has been very successful  in regulating tlie hours and wages of  the trade. . When the union w-as formed a few. years.ago, the" barbers' were  prniitlcally.uoii duty all the time. They  succeeded.in having.the charter amend,  ed to permit that city body to regulate the closing of barber shops. Sun-,  day. work.-.nis done away with., And  now the hours are from S a.m. to S p.m.  on;,the ?regular 'week days. On Saturdays, the; hours are from S a.m. to  ll'P.m. On other days before holidays,  the hours are from S a.m. to lO.p.ni. The  public, should feel grateful to the barbers, for their efforts in trying ,to  bring about laws "regulating.' the sanitary and other conditions of barber  shops. In many of the States barbers  must undergo an 'examination''of com  petency which should be made in this  province also.  'Journeymen Barbers' International  Union. \N*o. 20, enjoys a big membership,  and is oflicered as follows: Presldent.E.  Harper, vice-president;?J. Gilman, corresponding financial secretary. J . A.  Stewart: recorder.'' AV..L. Aylesworth;  treasurer. G. Bower; guide, AV.'Bushman: guardian,O. E. Jacques; delegates  to T. & L. Council, E. Harper and J. A.  Dibden^ Meets first and third AA'ed-  nestlays of each month In Union hall.  A Good Name is Better Than  Riches.  AVe can supply all your wants.  A f.iOOJ) HELIABLE WATCH,  A IllAMON'D jKIXU,  Jewellery, Silverware, Clocks, Ac at  lowest possible price.  B. HERMAN  The   Workingnian's   Wati-litnuker anil  Jeweller.  H>i) Conlova[Ht. t:. J,Op. Savor Theatre  I'hi.iu- tilii.  blue label, which Is so well known in  America.' Samuel " Gompers perhaps  lias done more for the "blue label" of  the elyaiinakeis than any other living  man. he himself being a elgarmuker for  20 years. Among those who took nn  ictive part In the formation :> of the  union here'were J. Molina, president;  E. Paul, secietary; and B.n AVllburg,  treasurer; The present ofllcers are:  President, G. Thomas, jr.; C. Parsons,  vice-president: J. C.-Penser, .secretary;  S. AV. Johnson,'���������treasurer;, sergeant-at-  nrms. J. .Kennedy. Tiie delegates to  the Trades arid Labor Council are J.  Crow, G. Thomas and O. A. Mathenson,  MUSICIANS?  In.July. 1901. the Musicians'. Mutual  Protective' union,? Local No. 145, was  formed and has been steadily gaining  in.membership ever since until.70?now  iiiust.'answer their names at roll call.  Financially everything is satisfactory.  Among those who took an active part  in its,formation were: F. AW, Dyke,  president; H. AA*. Harpur, viee-presi-  ilent; C. Frey, secretary: 'William  Brand, treasurer; J. Boyer, sergeant  at-arins. The ofllcers are elected7 in  December.. Following are the present  oillcers: "������'���William Brand, president; H  XV.J Harpur,. vice-president; H.. AV. Benson, secretary; O. Trowse, treasurer; 3.  Boyer, sergeant-at-arms.  -.FACTORY .WORKERS.-:, '   q  : J. B. Williams'enjoys the proud dis  Unction of being the only male mem  ber. ,of, this, progressive union. And  the girls have?; made , him president,  This organization .is composed of the  workers in, the . candy? factories and  confectionery shops and enjoys a fair  membership?'. , All,; Intending members  should, send -in : their applications at  once. 'V. ; ���'? .-���..'    .       .;:?.'' ���'  iy" AFRANK-jRUSSEL,.Al Xy:y  Ex-Sec. .Trades   and ..Labor ?Council,  CIGARMAKERS.  Before the advent of the Cigarmakers'  union tn 1S94, the cigarmakers used to  mareh^-wltli^the^prlnlsersiinithe^pnrndo-  on Labor Day? An old timer snid, "Well,  you bet we showed up big even if we  were few in numbers." However Local No. 357 has grown since then to be  a very flourishing union. It was the  cigarmakers of. California who started  the union label scheme. A good many  years ago the employers and men of  San Francisco agreed to puste a white  label on the boxes so as to distinguish  them from Chinese-made'cigars.'Later,  the..International   union   adopted   the  BRICKLAYERS.  The oilieers of the bricklayers are:���  President,  John Scott;    vice-president,  James Brown; recording secretnry,   D.  Dalton;  treasurer,'Henry Fnrlow; financial secretary,    John    Grant;    door-  I keeper, Frank Black.    The membership  | Is active and growing.     As a result of  the work of this union it may be stated  that the eight-hour day has been instituted  and   the   working  rules  further  provides an overtime rate of time and  a  half;   Sundays  and  Dominion  holidays, double time;  only two working  bosses  are allowed.     Chimney builders, who are not Journeymen, carry a  contractor's card, Issued by the Bricklayers'     and     Masons'    International  union.     Job stewards and others must  see that they are In possession of same.  The Bricklayers were re-organized on  7' .    DRIFTWOOD.::    ���?:??,:  ; ���".'���.     7 ���   ���     ::tl   "if "������- ���   '���'��� '"''  A boy never, considers a maiiuntil he  possesses, a bunch of? keys. I  The man who leaves',$5,0,00 ���.-behind'  him to erect, a. monument ..over his  grave.would have?bought more praise  from the public with. $500 'Worth of  meal ?,tickets, biit for some reason or  other nobody: ever put lilm on to the  racket. ���.:--"? y';,y ������-'..��� ixJ-'-X;  ? A justice court by anyo'ther name  would .be just as much of a? farce as  Hussel's.. . -." 7       ' ; . ������;,'������.  A fellow? in St. Louis thumped. a  piano for 26 hours without losing 5  seconds. Now here Is a chance for  A'ancouver's man with the medals for  long thumping piano stunts to challenge  this fiend. Where are you, Eugene  d'Albert Hubln, ,,7of ������ Traverse. City,  Michigan,'fame? ;'?  After :all this talk about the qualities of radlum.it is rather discouraging  i^wriKj.ha^no^hingjs^ really��� known,  after all.,'. The scientists, in their desire to knock one another, have contradicted everything.     .  You cannot blame a father of twins  for becoming desperate.  A woman's anger at her children  Is usually about as terrifying as the  shouts of a local talent mob In a play.  We do love to call a girl named Marguerite "Maggie.";  LUE VERNON.  ���SPECIAL  for  Labor Daij  at Tbe  Canada Clothing Co.  ERNEST BURNS, ,  ISoctalist Candidate.  .Men's Blue and Ulack Serge Suits  $10/or $6.50  Men's   Hlue and Black West of :  England Worsted $15 for $10  Men's Fine Tweed $18 for $13.50  ALL  OTHER CLOTHING IN  /proportion: V.  j26 Cordova Street.  X9X9^9X9X*X9X9X9X9X9X.99X9X9X9X9X9X9X9X+Hi9iii^lt  ! Don't be Careless  Don't start your wheel on the new season's work without a  thorough overhauling;. It will ad* much to your comfort and security and will cost you tout little. We have a. thoroughly up-to-date  bicycle repair department. ''''-.  i, 126 Hastings St.  | Stoves, Ranges and Kitchen Furniture.  ll-  <������*  3 J"  if:  )i  l*~  if  ������-  "Stoves to Burn"  The fall will soon'?'be here, and you may need a stove. McLennan, Mc--  ?Feely & Co. have a splendid assortment of both coal and wood stove's.'.'tliat'  have been'selected from tlie best makers on the continent, and tlie value-is-  the best on the coast.   Store open every Saturday, evening; ���.;.??     7 ,c?? V  9  LIMITED  . 122 Cortluvn Street  :��:-Cdi  'PUone 4i.  ���?k^f\^  '^9M^Hi9Hi9X9X9X9H^X9X9Hi0Hi9  FORTHEGARDEN  V Pruning Knives  Pruning .Shears  ��� rTree Pruners V?,  ? Hand; Sprayers?  V Step Ladders??'  .-'���' Lawn Mowers    V;  Garden Hose ?;  Lawn Sprinklers"l  Lawn Rakes, Etc.  Individual description is  impossible, not enough &  space-to-do ?thati??They  VmustVibe-V seen,^; and the  price tags ,"?��� Ayill make no  heavy drain ^n your J-  V pocket ibdok??;?.  ff|yan��6u^eri:H^  339 Hastings Street. ; ?;   i  ���������  19;  ��������(!X5XS������  "the Beer Without a Peei\^  Sy$t Doz. '"'  -   $2 Doziv  FOR SALE AT ML? FIRST-CLASS Vx V ?���&;  LIQUOR STORES, HOTELS i |  I Vancouver Breweries, Ltd. I  imi    -���       ���   y:- -���'.'���.-'   v - ���        w  Vancouver, B.C. @  and for sale at all llrst-class Saloons, Liquor Stores and Hotels.       ��  NEW FALL CLOTHING  Vancouver's Big Clothing; Store comes along as usual on time with  the goods the people want. J  :'��� In fsctyou'll always find us a little ahead of time.  ? The past week has been a busy one���fairly so with customers���  unusually so far the staff, who have been as busy as nailers open  ing, up new Fall Goods.  What are they, say you?  NEW SUITS, NEW'OVERCOATS, NEW MEN'S FURNISHINGS,  NEW HATS  JOHNSTON, KERFOOT if* CO.  104 and 106 Cordova Street.  Trunk Store 127 Masting* St., 0|>|>. Wm. Rash's.  ' -������    . �� ��� .   ���  Storage and Warehouse^  Pianos, furniture, excess baggage, merchandise, surplus stocks,, flxj  tures, etc; stored and well taken care of. Parties going-north':? can fee.'  perfectly secure about their goods and chattels if stored with me?? A per"  son  constantly  in; < attendance.    Warehouse receipts V issued.    Money'.  advanced.on warehouse receipts.    721 Hamilton Street   .7'?      ���?."'���:     ���: V-  H-��:��;��:��;f'��:����"  I  Hi  - if  . �����-  ���..; :-,  an  i i  i l :  ���-M'-  XI  f:  3t  '.Yahcouyer,'.; B^'.C.V?.-'  '"''"^<*��e**.'.?


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