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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Apr 3, 1915

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 Jt.    i       ... .in Mi ...  ,   ' sii ^simwssw n  II  The larg st coppu nines in  the Do.niaion ���!.������ situated  at Phoenix. TUa Granby  Co. cnipliiyti ;")(K) iiicn, and  has a monthly pay roll of  ovei- $50,0(10: Two railroads  afford access to th" city."  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  I ���   1 The Phobnix Pionbejb is  published in the highest  municipality in Canada-  altitude, 4,800 ft. The city  has a populates of 1,500,  and possesses first-elaaa  hotels, opera heuse, sokeole  SIXTEENTH YEAR  PHOENIX, B. CM SATURDAY, APRIL 3, 1915  NtiUMKR 38  Anyox, Best in Existence  W. H. Robinson, vice-president  of the Granby Consolidated Mining,  Smelting & Power company of  Granby, Que., who was in Montreal  recently, has a splendid set of photographic views of the company's new  smelting and power plant at Anyox,  British Columbia, says the Montreal  Star.  It is the claim of the company that  this plant is the most up-tOrdate and  complete of its kind in existence and  can market copper at the lowest  price possible at the present time.  Mr. Robinson states that copper  can be laid down in New York from  this plant for 8^ cents per pound,  and that in time they hope .to even  beat that price. With the market  price of copper anywhere-between  14 and 15 cents per pound it can be  seen that the company is in a position to make a good profit at present  market prices.  Mr. Robinson is very enthusiastic  about the future of the property and  states that experts who have seen  the Hidden Creek plant, as it is  known, at Anyox, consider it complete in every detail.  The Granby company now includes  ia relatively small number of Canadian shareholders, thevshares having  very largely passed into the hands of  American interests. When the late  Mr. Miner of Granby, Que., was a  prominent factor in its affairs, there  were numerous Canadian holder's,  but they sold out for the most part.  Mr. Robinson is the only Canadian  now on the board, and he believes  that his countrymen would have done  well had they retained their interest.  The compVny has other mines  along the British Columbia coast,  ���whichwill shipore to the hew works/  Because of the higher tenor of the  Hidden Creek the new plant of 2,000  tons daily capacity will produce as  much copper as the older plant at  Grand Forks, which smelted more  than double that tonnage-. -  " The company has ore reserves of  23,101,075 tons and last year  pro-  ounces of gold, the ore treated  amounting to 1,289,000 tons. Last  year's cost of production, per pound  of copper is 11.5 cents for the entire  works of the company, but, as stated  above, the plant at Anyox has got  the cost down to 8^ cents, and  hopes to do even better.  ��� ������  Government Loans  ... Hon, W. J. Bowser, in outlining  the measures which have been  adopted during recent months in  dealing with the unemployed situation in British Columbia, says that  the government policy in dealing  with the emergency constituted two  lines of action���aid to municipalities in the form of loans and direct  help by employment of the disbursement of supplies.  In respect to the loans to municipalities, Vancouver was, advanced  $5000; South Vancouver, $10,000,  which has since been repaid). Nan-  aimo $10,000, and Port A'.berni  $5000. South Vancouver is considering securing another loan to  meet the present crisis.  Some thousands, of dollars have  been expended in direct relief at  Ladysmith, South Wellington and  Cumberland, and in fact, through  all the area which suffered as the  result of the coal miners' strike on  the Island. This aid was dispensed  through the chief constable, provincial police and governemnt agents  in the various districts; and to a  lesser degree this policy has been  operative throughout the whole  province whenever it was found that  aid was necessary.  Granby Employing 400  There is little or nothing of fresh  import to chronicle on operations at  the local Granby property.. >: Ship^  ping continues steadily and a workj  ing force of four hundred is in con^  stant employment. The number of  furnaces in commission at Grand  Forks is still six. The total shipments for March amounted Id  69,948 tons, and the smelter treati  ment for the same ; period .was  72,248 tons. This is an increase  over February's figures, which were  63,091 tons shipped and 52,500 tons  smelted.  In view of the prevailing sentii  ment that a preference has been  shown by the company in favor  of non-English-speaking employees;  the following figures, wbiclv we  received from the company's local  office, will prove of interest. They  were compiled to meet the exisU  ing situation up. to March 12th. ���It  is suggested that the primary reason for the preponderance of wha.t  might be termed "foreigners," is in  a great measure due to the apathy  displayed by the English-speaking  applicant for a job against working  underground. The number of posts  affording outdoor employment is of  course necessarily limited and the  readiness of the others to accept a  job either above or below ground  naturally gives them,the advantage.  Emil   Carlson   and   Ed.   Mellrud,  ...19.27  ...11.22  English-speaking ... . .  ...38.78  ....21.95  ....  5.85 .  .;..  2.98  fitably under the disorganized state  of the copper market, was of a most  public-spirited character, deserving  of recognition not only by its employees and by the public generally,  but particularly by the members of  the provincial legislature.  As to Mr. Williams' charge that  the company had discriminated  against English speaking employees  in favor of foreigners, the charge is  untrue. It is well-known that the  average Canadian and . American  mine employee prefers the selective  positions about a mine, and is often  unwilling to bear the brunt of the  heavier underground work, which  naturally falls to the class of men  who are willing to do it.  We hope Mr. Williams will investigate the truth of these conditions for himself, when he will no  doubt be fair enough to withdraw  these wholesale and discreditable  charges so far as the leading mining  companies operating in the province  are concerned.  Death of Dean Flewelling  Political News  The death occurred at Cranbrook  of heart failure on Friday of Rev.  Ernest Purdy Flewelling, rural dean  of Cranbrook,  The late Dean Flewelling was the  third son of Hon. William Flewelling  and was! born at Clifton, N.B., on  March 1, 1846. His mother was,  before her marriage, Miss Esther  Merritt of New York. He married  in 1877, Miss Sara Sinclair, daughter of John Sinclair of Newcastle,  N. B., and is survived by four children, Richmond Flewelling of Windsor, Ont., Mrs. Bastin, wife of Rev.  A. Bastin, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.; Mrs. Surtees Towgood,  of Sandon, and Mrs. Sydney Brown  of Hamilton. He is also survived  by one brother, Hon. G. H. Flewelling, and one sister, Mrs. Wet-  more, both of Clifton, N. B.  Through ill-health in his early  manhood the late Dean Flewelling  studied privately for the church and  was ordained deacon and priest by  Bishop Medley, metropolitan of Canada. He was rector successively of  Dalhousie, N. B., and Brandon,  Man. He was first rector of St.  Paul's, Vancouver, after which he  went to Kamloops, Nelson aud Dawson City. For the past nine years  he has been rector of the Anglican  church at Cranbrook. ..''���,;���  The late Dean Flewelling was well  and favorably known by many of the  old timers throughout the Boundary  country,   but   particularly   here   in  Special War Stamp Tax  Ottawa, March 31.���A war tax of  one cent has been imposed on each  letter and postcard mailed in Canada  for delivery in Canada, the United  States or Mexico, and on each letter  mailed in Canada for delivery in the  United Kingdom and British posstfi.  sions generally, and whenever the  two cent rate applies, to become  effective on and after April 15, 1915.  This war tax is to be prepaid by  the senders by means of a war stamp  for sale by postmasters and other  postage stamp vendors.  Wherever possible, stamps on  which the words "War Tax" have  been printed should be used for the  prepayment of the war tax, but  should ordinary postage stamps be  used for this purpose they will be  accepted.  This war stamp or additional  stamp for war purposes should be  affixed to the upper right hand portion of the addressed side of the envelope or post card, close to the.  regular postage so that it may be  readily cancelled at the same time as  the postage.  In the event of failure on the part  of the sender through over-sight or  negligence to prepay thjf^ar tax on  each letter or postcard above specified, such a letter or post card will  be sent to the nearest branch dead  I letter office.  I it is essential th  I classes of mail ma  I paid by means of  In connection with the foregoing,  delegates   to   the bi-annual  confer-   the  following refutation  of  Parker  ence of the S.H. and E.F., held at  Revelstbke, ^returned to -town on  Monday. They were successful in  advocating Phoenix as the next  place of assembly for the 1917 convention. Mr. Carlson, who has held  the office of secretary for the B. C.  District for the past two years, was  re-elected,   John Dybhavn, of Prince  Williams' statement in the Provincial LegislatureY was made" by the  Mining, Engineering and Electrical  Record:  11 is a matter of regret that Park^  er Williams, M.L.A., should have  used his place in the legislature at  Victoria, to make wholesale charges  against mining companies of reap  ing a profit  from   the   hospital dues  'The convention  for the   selection  of a Conservative candidate to  con.  test the Grand   Forks   district, met  on   Wednesday   in   Grand   Forks.  The following delegates attended in  a body from here, T. Turano, D. L.  McElroy, John Pierce, W. J.  Pren-  dergast,     D.    J.     Darraugh,   - and  representatives  from  Cascade  and  other outlying points were in attend*  ance, and the unanimous   choice of  the assembly fell  on Ernest  Miller  The   candidate  expects   to make a, ....  :y    ;..      .    .. ���  v       '    Ibe received   with   genuine    .  tour of the riding in the near future.        -.  ��� ��� �� .     .  .        I payment of postage  I Mr. Flewelling was the first mimsterl^ ' ^��  AH  doubt  as  to  the  candidates lf gt  ]ohn,s ^^ which builditlg  who are to contest Greenwood riding ( practicanv owes its  existence to the j  work and money pensonally spent  on it by himself and family. The  Flewellings came to Phoenix in  1903, and were closely associated  for the succeeding year or more with  the initial stages of the camp's development  It is essential that postage on all  matter should be pre*  ordinary  postage  stamps.   The war tax stamp will not  Phoenix will the news of his passing!5  Ibe accepted in any case  for the pre*  sorrow.  Fresh Arrivals at the  The Big Store  Celery, Crisp and Nice - 2 Bunches, 25c.  Hot House Lettuce  New Spinach  Hot House Rhubarb  Green Onions  Radish, H. H.    -  Grape Fruit, large size  -     35c. lb.  2 lb. 25c.  20c. lb.  2 bunches, 15c.  2 bunches, 15c.  10c. each  We pride Ourselves on Nice Bananas, and the Finest  of California Oranges.  FOR A LIMITED TIME WE OFFER  Potatoes in Sack Lots       -       $1.75   100 lbs.  Five Sack Lots -       - 1.50 100 lbs.  OUR AIM IS YOUR SATISFACTION.  Rupert, was re-elected president of  duced 23,520,097 pounds of copper, I the   district,   also   representative to I charged up against their employees,  435,275 ounces of silver, and 43,882 J the Grand Lodge in Escanaba, Mich. I     Had   Mr.   Williams   investigated  'the truth of his charges before making them, we are certain from our  knowledge of his desire to discharge  his public duties faithfully, he would  never have made the statements attributed to him. So far as the  Granby company is concerned, the  management has always been credited with a desire to treat the company's employees fairly; and few  companies operating in the province  have so creditable a record in this  respect, for both at Phoenix and  Graqd Forks, there is an annual  deficit in connection with the operation of the hospitals at these places,  which is taken care of by this company; so that, instead of making a  profit from the dollar charged the  men the company is at an actual  loss with respect to this fee.  With reference to the hospital  dues contributed by the employees,  the men themselves have full charge  of the administration of the fund.  They have nominated Dr. Dickson  as their medical man to have charge  at Phoenix and Dr. Kingston at  Granby bay. From the fund are  paid the salaries of the medical  staff,- the maintenance of the hospitals and nursing staff, the supply  of drugs and medical comforts. So  far as we are aware the work of  these medical men has given universal satisfaction. If it had not, the  men had the power to make a  change and would have made it.  The Granby company's operations  in British Columbia have been attended with most creditable results,  both as to its own operations aud  as to its enterprise in the develop-  of the mineral resources of the province. The company's policy in  operating its Hidden Creek mine  and in opening its Grand Forks  *ji    HI I in I plant to   tide  its   employees  over a   -"������������-i���~^~���~-r-, ;~-;-TTTrB 1 time when it could  not operate pro-  have now been removed.. Dr. McLean- of Greenwood has been nominated for the Liberals and J. R. Jackson, the sitting member has be renominated to carry.the Conservative  standard.  A rally of the local Liberals took  place on Wednesday evening in their  committee rooms underneath the I The Russ;ans have conferred one  Odd Fellows'hall.. The proceedings I boon on the English-speaking peo.  were chiefly of a social character, I pIe_ They have changed the name  and a program of music and other | of the city of przemsy! to Permysl.  attraction was provided.  Billy Sunday, who when he got  too old to play baseball, went into  the revival business, has declined  an offer to exploit Victoria, on the  grounds that the churches there  "never seemed willing to line up  for a campaign." In other words  they  declined   to  put up  the huge  guarantee deposit demanded by tbe  itinerent mountebank.  Whenever you   see   a   shadow, it  means there is a light close by.  Rebekah Dance  orrin, Thompson  A special program of music has  been prepared by the Ironsides orchestra for the dance, on Easter  Monday, under the auspices of the  local lodge of Daughters of Rebekah. This in conjunction with a very  practical reception and floor committee, assures to all who attend  one of those evenings of entertainment for which the "Rebekahs" are  locally famous. The dance, which  takes place in the lodgeroom, commences at 8.45 p.m., and the price  of the tickets is fifty cents for either  sex.  Rising Copper Market  The copper market continues firm  with prices well above those of a  week ago. Lake copper has sold as|  high as 16^ cents for immediate delivery, which is equivalent to 16}4  cents on 90 days' time. Electrolytic  is quoted at 15J4 cents, an advance  of three-quarters of a cent during  the past few days.  Exports of the metal continue on  a large scale. Up to March 24,  nearly 54,000,000 pounds were shipped abroad, indicating almost 70,1  000,000 for the month, at the same  rate.  It is expected that many of the  big companies, that have for months  been curtailing their output, will  largely increase their shipments during this month.���Commercial.  ��  3C  Combined action on the part of  the Canadian and American authorities has put an end to the operations  of a gang who were making a good ' n  thing from running alien enemies  across from Victoria to the States  Fast motor launches figured largely  in the scheme.  ���Phone 56  P. O. Box 309  The Little Store  First Street.  Knight & Barnes, Props.  JEWELS L6 A  Specials:  CAULIFLOWER, FANCY  ASPARAGUS, GREEN ONIONS,  EXTRA NICE RADISHES,  HOT HOUSE CUCUMBERS,  HOT HOUSE  LETTUCE,  ORANGES.        BANANAS.  Let us have your order early, which  will receive our prompt and  personal attention.  Our Prices are Most  Reasonable.  66  e Store of Quality"  m  W  ���M  m  m  ���si  ������a  #;�� muml  IMI..S  >��H  L* ���   -'  i>  t  .  THE    PIONEER,    PHOENTS,    UKfTTSH    COXOMftA.  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  ' 'issued weekly  ,\'r Phoenix. British Columbia  .Subscription, 2.00 per year-  ,2.50 to United-Stages.  G. Kayj Publisher.  the Mriti-h po.'plo* ������nul our allies  uni itv.'i i uptod communication -with  the markets of the world, with the  result that the inhabitants of the  United Kingdom have been able, in  the phrase of the moment, to carry  on "business as usual"���or very,  much as usual.���Archibald Hurd in  the Fortnightly Review.  '���"��� ADVERTISING'SCAX.IC  Application for Liquor Licence (30 dnys) ..?5.00  Application for Transfer of Mceneo   $7.50  Certificate of Improvement; .((JOduyH)        810.00  Application to Purchase Land noticos (00 days)   910.00  Small Water Notices (30 days).  87.��>  Delinquent Co-'Ownorfllilp noticos IK) days SL'S.OO  Dnplif ato CortlfleiUe of Title iiotleos 38.00  CurdH of Thanks. 60 cent*.  All othor lotcal ivdvortMnB, 12 contw �� line,  eintflo column, for llio first Insertion; and 8  ctmtB a lino for cacli Bubsuqiiont insortloii, nonpareil niooHUioinont.  Display ads $1.00 per inch, single  column, per month. Transient ads.  50c. per inch, per issuis subsequent insertions, 35c. per inch.  Admiral Tirpitz recently complained to an American war correspondent that the British were attempting  to starve-to death the German population. , The admiral'is by no means  a young man and must have a lively recollection of how the Prussian  commanders treated - the people of  Paris in 1870. It is a~matter of history that when   the   Prussian   con-  The kaiser and his wife are reported to be subsisting on half rations. ' This- does not mean that  they are only eating one egg apiece  for breakfast instead of two. It  probably means that the poor things  are eking-out a miserable-existence  on three poached eggs instead of the]  usual six.  Boundary District of British CoSymbia  RICH   IN   MINERAL,   AGRICULTURAL AND   LUMBERING   POSSIBILITIES-  A MOST PROMISING FflELD FOR THE INVESTOR.  . Professor Eltsbach writing, to  a Hamburg paper, says that the  "eating of bread is only a habit,"  It's a pity he could not have man.  aged to smuggle a summary of his  wonderful treatise into Pzremsyl a  week or two before the fall of that  stronghold.'  The    Calgary   Herald    says  the  querors     marched    in   they   could Conservatives in the British Colum.  Saturday, April 3, 1915.  scarcely find a horse in' the French  capital, and some of the officers record their astonishment that on visiting  the    zoological    gardens   the  cages set apart for such animals as  lions and tigers were all found to be  empty.    Then again the memoirs of  Theirs    show    that   the   Prussians  harbored none  of the humane sentiments that they profess  to believe  their present adversaries are sadly  deficient in,  for  during  one of the  meetings to arrange terms, Thiers  remarked that the men were bearing  up well, but conditions were hard on  the   women  and children.    ''Children!" exclaimed  Bismarck in simulated incredulty.     "Can it be possible that any remain.    I thought you  had eaten them all."  bia Legislature are in an ( overwhelming majority over the Liberals.'  We give''the story ah unqualified  denial.  Refused Their Salaries  The high sea fleet of Germany  has been "contained" in its home  ports without respite; not a single  German battle squadron has been  at sea.  Five and a half million tons of  German shipping and one million  tons of Austrian shipping has been  driven off the seas or captured. Germany's merchant marine ranked second only to that of Great Britain;  for some' years she held the blue  ribbon of the Atlantic; she was  Britain's most serious rival in every  H'a,' and had practically captured  I rom her the West African trade and  lint with Brazil and Argentina.  The   oversea   trade  of   Germany  and her ally has been strangled, ow-  in<j mainly  to  the   ubiquity  of the  British sea power.     In 1913 the foreign trade of Germany amounted to  1,021,040,000 sterling, 70'per cent  of which was  sea borne.     The foreign   trade   of Austria-Hungary  in  the same year was  valued  at 256,-1  502,000 sterling;  50 per cent of this  w.is probably ocean borne.    Consequently Germany  and her ally have  boon denied a trade aggregating an  annual value; of 86J,260,000 pounds  sterling, halfl of- this gigantic" total  would represent the fine which  the  British   and   French fleets had imposed on these two beligerents since  war broke out  if  all sea traffic had  been stopped.      Some trade in neutral   bottoms  has,    however,   been  canied on, and the net loss has pro-  bably    amounted- to  about 2,000,-  000,000 dollars.  The German colonial empire has  been almost destroyed. The Germans'have expended on colonies altogether about $330,000,000, and  almost all the results of this expenditure have been lost to her owing  to ihe isolation which British sea  power imposed when the war open-  efJ^ft'd the subsequent overseas expeditions which were undertaken  l>\ Biitain, her dominions arid Japan.  There were about forty million  pifrsohs of German, Austrian, or  Hungarian nationality, or origin,  rodent in foreign countries when  w;ir opened. At the lowest estimate one million of those who are of  mi'itary age would have crossed the  <-e.is to fight in Europe, but for the  bajiier imposed by British men-pf-  usir. In this way the supreme na-  v.il power made no inconsiderable  cqnrifibution to the strength of the  allied .armies. This million of men  mi^h't^have turned the scales decisively'in the early period; of the war.  On tbe.other hand, the British  fl et, while denying to the enemies  the use  of the  sea,   has secured to  The theory that ho one man is  indispensable in this world has been  upheld by Lord Kitchener. It. appears that a certain Horace Gee is  the "horrible example" in the case.  Horace, under the impression that  his country needed him more than  his employer, gaily walked away  and enlisted in the army. The result to his employer, a Birmingham  manufacturer, is distressing in the  extreme. He can't be done without,  and as a'consequence the supply of  needle's and awls for the shoemak-  ing trade has been seriously threatened. It really would be interesting  to know what was the size of Horace's pay cheque.  W. Gray, M.P.y of London, Ont.,  has  drawn   the   attention    of   the  department of justice,to  the plight  of Canadian teachers in California.  He says that there are 1500 teach,  ers of Canadian nationality who are  unable  to draw  their   salaries because they have not taken out their  naturalization papers.    In addition  it is changed that 28 professors.and  instructors in the University of California are in -the same plight.    Enforcement of an old state law is said  to be at the bottom of the deadlock,  which it must be admitted is greatly  deplored by a large  majority of the  people in the state.  Shoes that Fit!  We make a specialty of Miners'  Shoes; good fit, nice shape, and  nothing but the best of stock used  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  NICK PALORCIA,  Knob Hill Ave.        Phoenix, B.O.  According to a scientific writer in  the Manchester Guardian, the largest eggs ever laid by the bird family  were those of the zepyornis. These  particular samples of hen fruit measured a trifle over three feet in length  by 30 inches across, but whether  the bird only laid them once a month  or twice, a year is left to the reader's  conjecture. However, we are happy to learn that the layers of such  unwieldy eggs are all now dead and  buried some six thousand years  a fact which should' relieve political  bores and rotten actors of any undue anxiety.     .  ���:--:-     . ; .-������" ;;. -   ��� -��� ��� . ...-j---���-. _ ...  Now that the time is approaching  for the opening of navigation in the  north, we may confidently expect  the usual annual crop of lies concerning fabulous discoveries of gold  in the most inaccessible places.  This year's rich strikes���they gen.  erally call them strikes���are a few  months late this year, but that we  will get them before long is an assured certainty. Most of these  .stories are  the  woik of  San Fran-  Probably no district in the .'Dominion of Canada possesses so great an array of  potentialities as the above.   The mountains throughout its entirei length and breadth,  , are almdst without exception mineral.ferous; containing gold, silver,������copper, iron and  other valuable ores, while in .a few localities there are more than surface indications  of the presence of coal.  FORESlTAND IVIINERAL. WEALTH"  Its forest stretches are among the richest in the province, and what is of great  importance, easily accessible to river arid railway.    There is scarcely a square mile of  ���it that is not either equipped with high tension  wires, or which could not be reached  , by the expenditure of the smallest outlay.     Not the least attraction from the point of  view of the investor, is the sites for water power, which abound in this district.  Just at present an immense amount of interest is being directed to the recent  free gold discovery in Greenwood, while in the same district is to be seen one of the  best equipped free gold properties in the west, a not inconsiderable asset in these days  of industrial depression and shrinkage of gold reserves. It is in this district where is  situated the Phoenix and Grand Forks properties of the Granby Consolidated, together with those of the British Columbia Copper company. In the former camp, and  surrounding it for miles on all sides,, are acres of crown-granted mineral claims, all  awaiting the adventof the investor. The title deeds to these properties, thanks to "a  beneficent series of mining laws, are unimpeachable, and if proof is wanted of the  statement, let us point to the almost entire absence of mining litigation in the courts  of the province. ~  AGRICULTURE AND FRUIT-GROWING CENTRE  The possibilities of the Boundary as an agricultural and fruit-growing centre  are also worthy of investigation, and a visit to some of Its spendidly equipped orchards will prove a revelation to the stranger. The highways throughout the Boundary makes this"section of the province the motorists paradise, millions having been  spent on the construction of government roads.  No locality is better served with  railroads than  the Boundary district.    At  present this section is served by two of the greatest systems on the continent, the  C. P. R. and Great Northern companies, while within a few months the route to the  Pacific coast will be commercially curtailed by the opening of the new K. V. V.  branch of the former.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of the Dominion*  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  leased for a term of twenty-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not  more than 2,560 acres will be leased to  one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the  Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in  which the righte'applied fer are situated. :  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal sub  divisions of sections,, and in unsur-  veyed territory the tract applied for  shall be staked but by the applicant  himself. <  Each application must bo accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be re-  fuaded if the right* applied for are not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable  output of the mine at the rate of five  cents per ton.  The person operating .the mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the   full   quantity  of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  i... ^1 jf ^c cQ^j miring  cisco     and    Seattle   transportation  companies who rely a good deal on I royalty thereon    them for swelling the  stockholders'! r!.?h1^_a:re..V.?t^ej.n8 operated, such r<T-  dividend cheques.  "The chief ,thing tod j in Canada  after the "war "is over," is the subject of a letter written recently by  Sir Donald Mann. Many here in  the Boundary are firm in the belief  that the chief thing to do when the  war ceases .would be to line up the  Canadian army along the Atlantic  coast and forcibly prevent any further influx of the scum of Europe  into the Dominion.  Every man who took a share in  the stock of the Vancouver Sun, or  who had anything whatever to do  with the management of the paper,  was required to sign a declaration  that under no circumstances should  anything appear in that newspaper  which would be in any way critical  of any Liberal candidate. It must  be admitted that the compact has  been religiously adhered to.  turns should be furnished at least o��ce  a year,  ' The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may bo permitted to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered  necessary for the werking of the mine  at the rate of $10.00 an acre.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W.W.CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized publication of  this advertisement will not be paid for  ���30690.  TJTTOm  for garden and farm ore best  for B.C. soil. Sec Catalogue for  solid guarantee of puxitr  ancL .germination  Send now for Copy ��r����  Sutton &Sons.Tho Kind's Soedmen  A. J. Wo odward  Victoria     &      Vancouver  615 Forr ST. 667GronvilloSr.  801C AGENTS (roftORITISH COUUMfelA  The &-*="  Phoenix  Pioneer  has for 1& Years been recognized as the Mining  Medium of the Boundary  country.  In tbe matter of advertising, it reaches the  right kind of people, and  an advertisement in its  -columns is certain of  quick and profitable results. _____    :  ��� - In the matter of all  things pertaining to the  progress of the district H  is a reliable and trustworthy authority. It's  American subscription list  is one of the largest in  the Kootenay.  When arriving in town  subscribe for. it.    When  leaving  keep   your subscription alive.   You may  .. want to come back again.  Advertisers should call  or write for our Advertising rate card. The local  paper is the local medium  for  local   business   men.  Published Every  Saturday looming  Send in Your Stationery Orders and  Holiday Printing: to the  Phoenix Pioneer  THE HOME OF  PRINTING  A BUSINESS MAN IS KNOWN  BY THE  QUALITY OF PRINTING HE USES  Our Stock of Stationery is the Best that can be procured in  Canada, and our Workmanship will meet with your approval  Why Wot Have Your Stationery  Printed by Us?  We make a specialty of Letterheads, Envelopes, Billheads,  Note Heads, Memos., Visiting Cards, Menus, Posters,  Wedding Invitations, Check Books, By-Laws,  and in fact anything done with Printers'  INK AND PAPER  No Job Too Large, None too Smali  2i PHOENIX PI  $2.00 per Year in Advance.        $2.50 per Year to U. S. PIPIIiflM  Wi:i:0}y��%  (THE .PIONEER,    PHOENIX,    BIIITISH    COL'UMBI A\  :4^;Yonir'''Haiids.  Concentrates  KaamasmmmmamKBs  by a chronic disease, common to womankind T ; You feat dull���headnchoy? Backache, pains horo and there���dizziness or  perhaps hot flashes? There's nothing you  can accomplish���nothing yoii'curi enjoy!  1 There'a no good reason for it���becnuso  you can find permanent relief in  :������  JMt. PIERCE'S   ' '  Favorite Prescription  Mrs. Fannie H. Brent, of Bryant, Nelson Co., Va��� writes: "I believe I had  every pain and ache a woman could hsvyo, my back was weak, and I Buffered with  nervousness-and could not'sleep at night. Suffored with soreness in my right  hip, and ovory month would have spells and have to stay in bod. I have taken  eight bottles ofyour, 'Favorite Prescription'.-arid one 'vial- ofcyour^Pleasant: Pellets',  Can now do my work for six in family.and feel'like a now woman. I think  it.is tho boat medicine in the world, for women.-.I recommend .it to all'my friend*  and many of them have been greatly benefited by it.  1  Dr. PIERCE'S PliEASANT JPEMJETS  Relieve Liver Ills!  '������'  V  The  Queen's Hotel  COMPLETELY RBFURNISHED  AND   REFITTED  We beg to announce the reopening of Ihe Queen's Hold.    This  popular hotel  has  been .completely refitted throughput;  everything new and up.-to-dule.    Large lofty rooms,  -,.,heated .with hoi water.-   Perfect, lire appliances. .  Night and Day Service^  Patrons of this hotel will  fine]  in  it all  the,, comforts_'6l  home.  Perfect satisfaction is assured  all,-oiir.;guc^ts.,. .It is   ^   '  "the most centrally localetlhotel in town, ...   .,  Bar Stocked with Best Wines, Liquors, Cigars  *N  ^  WAIiSH& HARTMAN, Props;  FIRST STREET AND KNOB HILL AVENUE  THE KNOB HILL HOTEL  A. O. Johnson, Prop."  First-Class Accommodation for Miners  FINEST OF WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS IN STOCK.  ''PHONE 72. YOUR   PATRONAGE SOLICITED.  Your Milk Supply  Should come from healthy and vigorous Stock,  handled, in a CLEANLY AND SANITARY  :n i l.ici' Si,) uMteJ Cream .inquires puritv-and  quality. The Dairy produces both.  . : Gasoline can,be purchased iii Re-  "public for,two bits n gallon.     \  j   jBarUerville  is   troubled   with the  'activities of a dog poisoner.  j   Instances of men tramping a 1000  miles to join the colors  are reported  from Edmonton,     ,'  Word has been received lately  that Rdbe'rt. Moore, a Vancouver  man, is a prisoner in Germany.    '���';'���'  A pa'y streak, twelve feet deep  and sixty feet wide arid extending  for a mile, has been found at Nome.  The Seventh Battalion have been  permitted to carry the words British  Columbia on their shoulder straps  and caps.  During the mouth of March, the  period'of daylight increased by one  ���hour ancl seven minutes in the  ���morning, and by 52 minutes in the  afternoon.  The annual cut of British Columbia limber is approximately 2,000,-  000,000 feet. There are 420 mills  and 790 logging camps in the province, employing about  60,000  men.  i George Arthur Gatehouse, a Canadian, and former manager of the  iMjbntreal branch of a Philadelphia  firm, is under arrest in England  charged with carrying on trade  with" the enemy.  The competition by the jitney  bus ha;* administered a severe jolt  to the stock of the B.C. Electric  company. Last, June . the price,  ranged from 103 to 114, but last  week both preferred and deferred  changed hands at 50.  Mr. Smuts, finance minister, announced recently in the Cape Colony  Assembly that ten thousand Boer  rebels were taken   prisoners  during  the recent rebellion   against   British  *  authority   in   the    colony,   and    the  losses on both sides totalled 1,000.  The rebels will be imprisoned until  the end of the European war, the  Government announced, owing to  the impracticability of meeting out  adequate punishment   at this   time.  The 293 ringleaders will   be  prosecuted.  ��� To get into society you must possess one of three things���money,  aristocratic ancestry, or an abnormal  amount of nerve.  The Strathcona Hotel  NELSON, B.C.  sse��  Steam Heated Throughout  The Finest Accommodation for  the Travelling Public.  DININGROOM    SERVICE  UNEXCELLED.  THE  DAlRY       J. W. Hannam, Prop.  Eggs, New Laid, 4pc. per dozen .     v    :^: ;- ; . ������-v  Shamrock Sugar Cured Hams, very choice, 30c. per lb.  Dominion Brand Hams, 25c. per lb.  Shamrock Breakfast Bacon,:canhot be equalled, 35c "per lb.  Dominion Bacon, 28c. per lb. ~ ���'������  . ,   ',  Pure Leaf Lard, 5 lb  Pail, $1.00; 1 lb. Brix, 25c.  J  iiiiiinMi ii iii ii'iiH'i�� van ii'im i mill mi ii hi iiihiii i  Everything in SVSen's Wear  Ciothing  Underwear  Shirts  Shoes  Hats  Caps, etc.  "Everything- a Main  Wears"  Phoenix Pioneer ads. Always Get Results  Read in-every  borne.     If you  havo  a house 'or  furniture   lo sell, its disposal is certain after an ad. in the Pioneer.      Give the experiment a trial  Kp.in the cheapest and most satisfactory advertising mart-in the   Boundary.  The German patriotic song,  Deutscheland Uber Alles," will be  eliminated from the German readers  in Ontario schools. This has been  determined by the education department. Why was the song ever permitted in a Canadian school book at  The right of free re-entry for  -Chinese leaving Canada to visit  .their native land has been extended  from one year to six months after  the termination 'of war. This is a  benevolent concession and will allow  many of them to die of old age on  the return trip.  Cardinal Gibbons, the American  ecclesiastic, has written a letter to  Mr. Redmond, expressing his admiration and gratification at the  sterling loyalty displayed by the  famous Irish leader. The cardinal  urges Irishmen 'to support their  government in the crisis that now  confronts the empire.  ���On account of the -reported poor  treatment- of British prisoners in  Germany, the question of reprisals  on-German prisoners in.England is  being considered.1 Although the alleged illtreatttrentis only .confined to'  British prisoners, it -is considered  more than likely that the French  arid 'Russian'' go verb merits' will take  a strong stand in the matter.  "Bert Beattie is a genuine farmer,'-'- says the- Cranbrook Herald.-  "He spent last week end out on the  farm and worked from five in the  morning until ten o'clock at night,  and never blinked an eye. In three  days he harrowed a hundred acres."  Bert should insert "an ad in the local paper offering his blankets in exchange'for a couple of automobile  head lights. He sure is some  worker.  The Rev. J. K. King, minister in  charge of Nashwaak Methodist  church, has been found guilty by a  court of fellow ministers of uttering  unpatriotic and un-British sentiments. The court of trial recommended that ��� he be admonished by  the president of the New Brunswick  Conference and he requested not to  do it again. The conference was  also recommended to remove him to  another field.  A duel with swords resulting from  a dispute about official business was  fought last week by M. Chapron,  prefect of the department of the  Marne ancl Maurice Foi Roger,  mayor of lipernay, in the park ot a  country hou.se. M. Chapron was  wounded in the left arm and Roger  in" the right wrist, after a long and  furious encounter. Is it possible  General French has too many men  on the firing line ?  Nine Well-Lighted  Samplerooms. Phone 12  JAS.   MARSHALL,  PROP.  Hotel Brook lyn  The Only First-Class and Up-To-Date  Hotel in  Phoenix.      New from cellar^  to roof.     Best Sample Rooms in the  . Boundary,   Opposite    Great   Northern  Depot.       v    v      Modern Bathrooms.  STEAM HEATED.  O. D. Bush, Prop.  ELECTRIC LIGHTED  Phoenix, B.C.  DRAYING  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Bag-  gage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.     Phone A56.  I,  James G. McKeown  D. J. Matheson  General Agent,  FIRE,    LIFE  AND ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  PHOENIX, B.C.  Men's  Fashionable  Jewellery  MILK AND CREAM  The rich quality of our Milk and  "Cream is gaining new patrons  for us daily. ��� We solicit a trial.  Delivery made to any part of the  city.     Mail us a. card.  The PHOENIX DAIRY  \V. A. McKay & Son*, Props.  I. O. O. F.  Snowshoe Lodge  No. 46  Meets evcrv Monday Evening at  Oddfellows' Mall. Visiting brethren  cordially invited.  Our hall is for rent for dunce.-., .-mial  evenings, etc.  Oscar Gusliil'.-on, Xohle Grand.  T. S. Quiince, Kin. Secy.  Jas.  Pierce, lire. Secy.  FOR  BIRTHDAYS. &'ANNIVERSARIES  SIGNET RINGS  Larg-e Selection in Gold  Price   -   $3.00 to $10.00  CUFF LINKS,  TIE PINS, ETC.,  Signet and Stone Set Gold and  Gold Filled���Priced from    ���  $1.00  to $5,oo and up  Jewellery makes lasting presents.  Engraving Free. No trouble to  show Goods.  ack, Jeweler  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  Meets in the Oddfellow-' trail.  First ttiul Third Wednesdays.  Ah-P. Helen Dcane. Noble Grand  Mrs. O. I). Hush, Secretary.  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28     PhB��.ccn.lx'  Meets Tuesday Evknixo at. 7.90.  Sojourning brothers cordially welcomed.  Jos. Butchkk. C. O.  T. Uxdkkwooi), K. of U.S.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  (Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Moots in  Pythian Hall.  Lower Town  Second and Fourth Thm-sd>i\s.  Mrs. W. Wills  Mv*. W. Bellis,  M.K.C.  M.KX'.  INDEB?  T'HAT is the name,  and  below is the trademark,  you are to look for next  time   you buy underwear.  Your size in any garment  with that trademark will  flt perfectly, will outwear  ordinary underwear, will  not shrink. Yet you pay  nothing extra for this  exM-a value ; and you get our  Guarantee of " money back  if you trail fairly claim it."  Made at Paris  in   Canada,  1   by  PEN MANS   Limited.  ; /  ���B'^C'OV'f  G ��  >\  l\  V 1  VO  u  & ���*���  u  V  l;  ry. i''�� i ���?.���"���  If-M:;  *H��   PlO&EEft,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH   COLTJttBfcfc,  I,*. >t  J'p ���  I  m  Local and General  Rossland now supports a daily  paper.  Earl Kelsey arrived in town this  week from Republic, Wash.  Carl Cook, who has been employed at Sheep Creek all winter, arrived  in town Monday.  Girl, aged 19, wants position in  private family; ten months in last  place.    Apply Pioneer office.  Mrs. R. J. Gardner of Grand  Forks, is paying: a few days' visit to  her sister Mrs. Al. Almstrom.  Miss Ada Pierce came in on  Thursday's train from Nelson, where  she is attending the business college.  What's the ust of boosting for a  white* B.C., when the "powers that  be" are deliberately working against  us?  Geo. Rumberger left town on  Monday morning for the purpose of  attending to his business interests  n Regina.  Service in the Methodist church  on Sunday, April 4th, will be in the  evening at 7.30 p.m. Rev. J. H.  Hobbins will preach.  The government at Ottawa must  be in poor financial condition when  they send Stamp Tax Notices to be  printed as interesting^News Items."  "I have a crackerjack proposition  for a good live wire agent in Phoenix. Write,me at once." F. C.  Ritchie, 132, Pemberton Block, Victoria, B.C.  Strawberry blooms were picked  on the hills to the north of the town  on Monday. This is the earliest  known record since the camp was  established.  The service in the Presbyterian  church on Easter Sunday, at 11  a.m., will be of a special character  with appropriate hymns and sermon.  Al! welcome.  Mr. and Mrs. P. Crane, who have  been in the Boundary for the past  two. weeks, return today to Copper  Mountain, the B.C. Copper company's camp in the Similkameen.  rDave Oxley, proprietor of the  Union hotel at Eholt, was in town  on Saturday for a few hours. Ac-  (.ording to all accounts premises for  business purposes down there are  very difficult to secure at any price.  Colonel Lowery of the Greenwood  . Ledge, followed the paystreak up  the mountain into Phoenix on  Thursday, The "ledge" is almost  as rich at this end as it is at the  other.  The many friends of Gordon  Thompson, formerly one of the  J staff of the local sub-station, will regret to learn that Mrs. Thompson is  a patient in the Kootenay Lake  hospital, Nelson, suffering from an  attack of appendicitis.  The annual Easter festival of the  Scandinavian   Aid  and   Fellowship  Society will take place in their hall  on Sunday evening.    A large   program has been prepared, concluding  with a farce entitled "Lars Johnson  and   his   wife.".    Refreshments  will  be served in the hall.    All  Scandinavians are requested to be present.  Wm.   Lindsay and Miss McLean  of Phoenix and Greenwood  respec-j  Mrs. Wilkinson and his son are  beginning to turn wistful eyes towards their former home in the B.C.  mountains. His faith in the American banking system received a rude  jolt the first week of his arrival,  when he deposited a draft of good  Canadian money, only to see the  door of the balnk close four days  later.   - '.":   '.,;/:  :'���';".';���  The committee in charge of the  forthcoming patriotic, concert have  secured the services of the opera  house, ^and arrangements for the  event are practically complete^ The  date has been fixed for Monday,  April 12th, and an opportunity will  be given in our next issue of view'-  their Sunday schools at the Presbyterian Sunday school convention  held in Grand Forks on Thursday.  The delegates were addressed by  the Rev. C. A. Myers. Rev. J. R.  Munro was also among the ministers  present. "  The cut-throat  trout fry, which it  is expected the Fisheries department  is shortly to stock  Loon lake, have  not   arrived yet.     For  some years  local   anglers will   have  to   be con.  tent with   the fine   frog fishing that  that lake is famed for.     The arrival  of the   aforesaid   fry   will   be   announced by angel  Gabriel  ten minutes before he blows his final  toot.  The attention   of the Police and  Licensing    Commission    has   been  drawn to   the  sale   of beer to children, which  has   been going on of  late.     Five  witnesses are prepared  to swear that at five o'clock on Saturday  last  they  saw  the  smallest  kind of tot tripping . along the main  street engaged in the practice known  as "rushing the can."    The  above  is given  as a warning���and  it will  be the only one.  Paul Plaskin, a Grand Forks  Doukhobor, will not take any part  in the harvest thanksgiving of the  colony this year. Neither will he  be on hand to assist the chosen  people with their seeding and pruning next year. Paul was up before  the Grand Forks beak last week,  charged with forging a cheque for  twenty-two dollars, and after pleading guilty was sent to jail for fifteen  months hard labor.  R. Wilkinson returned to the city  on Thursday from Florida. Mr.  Wilkinson and his family left here  last August for the south and located  near Pensacola, where he had previously acquired land. Of the7place  itself he says he is perfectly satisfied  with  his end of the deal, although  tively   were the   representatives  of J '"ST die proposed program that many  of our local ladies and gentlemen  have been engaged upon for some  weeks' past, under the very capable  direction of Mrs. Jas, Mullen. Tick,  ets on sale next week; adults, 50c;  children, 25c.  We are ��� requested to remind   all  those interested   that   the  date  set  for collecting  the  parcels  of white  rags, etc., from the two railroad de.  pots, is not later than Tuesday next,  April 6th.      A generous response to  the appeal is earnestly solicited.    At  present the work  of the local Patriotic society is confined  to the making of hospital comforts, for which,  unfortunately, there promises   to be  an extraordinary demand within six  weeks. "'��� -���'.'��� y:  Mrs.    Jas.     McKeown,    accompanied by Miss McKeown, are on a,  visit of two or three weeks to friends  [in Spokane.  Preserving Game  According  to  an  amendment to  the  Provincinl Game  Act,  it is an  offence to  buy or sell (mounted or  otherwise)   the   heads,  of   wapita,  moose, mountain sheep and cariboo.  Several prosecutions under  this law  have occupied the  attention of the  courts  lately,   and  in  view, of the,  ignorance displayed  the authorities  are anxious  to  give   the matter as  wide a publicity as  possible.    The  only heads which it is lawful to buy  or sell are those imported into the  country,   and   even   these mdst be  entered at the game office and carry  the brand of the game office.   Therev  is a  tremendous demand for heads  in the east, so the necessity for such  a law is very  obvious  if the game  of this province, is to  be  preserved  from indiscriminate slaughter.  ��*K  DRUGS,DROGGISTS SUNDRIES, HIGH-CLASS  STATIONERY, PBRFUMBS, CONFECTIONERY  Agent for the famous Nyal and Na-Dru-Co Preparations.  r. s. quance  PHOENIX, B.C.  ecass  sae  tm  Church Services  ��� !���]��  W  First-class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $6.00 per cord  Pine Wood,  $5.00 per cord.  Fir and Tamarac, double cut,  per cord, $7.00.' -  **���" ���'''   a i a ����� f i  Mineral Act  (Form F>  Certificate of Improvements.  WOOD DELIVERED  ON  SHORT  NOTIOE. 'Phone B 82  St. John's Church���Sundays: Holy  Communion, 8a.m.; Matins, 10.80 a.m.f  Holy Communion and sermon, 11 a.m.;  Sunday school, 3 p.m,; Evening ser*  vice, 7 80. We��k days: Matins, 7.80;  Evensong, 7.80.  The stated services in the Catholic  church are as follows: First and third  Sundays in the month. Mass at 10  a.m., Sunday School at 2.80 pm.;  Evening Service at 7.80 p.m. B*r.  FatherV. Pelletier,pastor.  Robt. Forshaw  Canadian  Pacific  SSv  The official press bureau announces that King George has selected the leek as the badge of the  new Welsh Guards. If every mem*  ber eats his badge the regiment will  be irresistible.���Beck's Weekly.      _  Strength Past  Fifty Years  be meMmmejAlrf  wbptfaf tfc rifbt Bo-ruli-  nest, umI Natare's ���*���;���&  food in Scott's Emulsion  has strengthened ttauaads ��f men  and women te continue their week  and nsefalneu for nuay year*.  Scott's Emulsion Is ��� food, a medicine and a tonic to keep the  blood rich, avoid rheumatism  and thwart nervous conditions.  It is free from injurious acids  or any harmful drugs. The best  physicians prescribe it    , u-so  EASTER  EXCURSION FARES  Fare and One-Third  Round Trip  DATES OF SALE  April 1st to 4th  i     RETURN LIMIT  April 6th  Special concessions to commercial  travelers, teachers and students.  Tickets and full details from Ticket  Agents or Pursers.  J. E. CARTER, Agent, Phoenix.  J. S. CARTER, Agent, Nelson.  ore Feet  CHAfed Places  B L iSTfc rs  ^c .  Ar* your fett hot,  ���or* ��n��J Mistered?  m no, try ZomBttk.  __ As soon as  Zam-Buk b applied  HcoolsatuJsoottos  injured smarting  skin and tissue.  Its rich, refined  herkal essences  penetrate the skill;  its antiseptic properties prevent all  rfanxer of festering  or Inflammation  from cuts or sores;  ���4 Us hsanag   stssnsu  MM op now healthy thscw.  hntbrn, sne���Jut ��s  NOTICE.  SYLVESTER K FRACTIONAL  MINERAL CLAIM  Situate in the Greenwood'Mining Division of Yale District.   Where located:  Greenwood Camp.  Take notice that I,  D.  J.   Matheson,  a8 agent  for Adolphe   Sercu, Certificate No. 68942B, intend, sixty days from  date hereof,   to apply to  the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of improvements for the  pui-poae  of obtaining a  I Crown grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action  (I under section 37 must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of  Improvements.  Dated this 13th. day of March, A.D.  1916.  '    *. D. J. MATHESON, Agent.  fefty**  ft* fc kkvatosMs for  res!  dODnrntsUsmdi  lamBuk  Notice of Forfeiture  To   Alexander   D.     Broomfield,    of  Princeton, in the District of Yale:  You are hereby notified that I have  expended $500.00 in labor and improvements upon the "Standard No. 2 Fractional" Mineral Claim, situate on Wallace Mountain, in the Greenwood Mining  Division of the District of Yale, as  appears by five annual Certificates of  Work,, duly recorded in the office of the  Mining Recorder for the said Greenwood Mining. Division, on October 2nd,  1909, May 27th, 1911, June 4th, 1912,  May 5th, 1913, and June gist, 1914, in  order to hold said claim under Section  48 of the Mineral Act foi��nve years,  ending June 10th, 1914; ano} that I have  paid $12.60 in recording such five Certificates of Work: #  And you are further notified that your  proportion of the expenditures above  mentioned was paid by the subscriber.  And if at the expiration of ninety  days of publication of this Notice you  fail or refuse to contribute your proportion of the expenditu.es required under  Section 4:8 of the Mineral Act to hold  I said Claim fori the years above mentioned, together with all costs of advertising your interest in said Mineral  Claim (being a one-eighth interest) shall  be-come vested in the subscriber (a co-  owner) under Section 28 of the Mineral  Act. '  . Dated at Beaverdell, B.C., February,  28rd, 1915.  Washington H. Rambo.  The Allison Supply company of  Canada announces that it has let  contracts to United States manufacturers ^for 535,000,000 rounds of  ammunition for the allies.  The Vancouver Sun, the chief organ of the coast Liberals, commenting on the return of Jas. Hawthorn-  waite to the political arena, denounces him as a tool of the McBride government.  MMMMMMMMM^  "The Silent Seven"~-The latest Model  IT'S SO QUIET!      Just a pleasant little tapping���just the purring of the type against the platen���that's all.  This model means Lighter Touch, Improved Bkse, Greater AU-Round Efficiency, Less  Mental and Physical Effort.   Speed records that have never been equalled.  The first thing which invariably strikes the attention of one examining the "Silent  Seven" for the first time is the wonderfully responsive touch. No one dreamed that such a  delightful touch could be embodied in the mechanism of a machine.  The new tabulator is a marvel of efficiency. The carriage slides noiselessly to the  appointed place and stops without a jar���an accomplishment which will lengthen the life of  the machine. The left marginal release-key is now placed is just the right position to act  as an anchor for the fourth finger of the operator, and no competent touch operator will  have any difficulty in changing from any other keyboard to this one.  Ten-year-old Florence Field, daughter of Cyrus Field,  Professor of Shorthand in Detroit Commercial College, wrote  59 words per minute on The Oliver after two weeks' practice.  ��  PRINTYPE 13 OWNED AND CONTROLLED EXCLUSIVELY BY  THE "OLIVER TYPEWRITER COMPANY."  ��an You Spend 17 Cents a day to better advantage than In  the Purchase of this Wonderful Machine.  W�� child's education lo complete without a Knowing�� of the  Oliver Typewriter.  Call or write for particulars to  G. Kay,  P. O. Box 234,  PHOENIX, B.C  it j    �� ��� .���'. '  '; ��� ��      , -v  "-*���       ' �����?'  ����� *   .       t*i   V*.  ���v.  ,J.

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