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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Apr 12, 1913

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 ^f^W;#^m  (ta  ����M��P  '���ii.j'  - .  f"'  *X  /���>  The largest copper mines in  the Dominion are situated  , at Phoenix. Tbe Granby  Co. employs' 500 men, and  , lmn a monthly pay roll of  over $50,000,"while thellaw-  ' hides pay roll is $18,000'.  '&  ��  ]WThk  Phoenix  Yiypi  published   in   tho ''���I  Apqbi|i@dite]ffi   Can  altitude 4.80/ft.   The  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Win  Sty  ,. has a population pf v#500,  Mnapsestteq Hhwfc-class  aJwKfSe, schools  i  FOURTEENTH YEAR  PHOENIX, B.C., SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 1913  Number 39  r  Welcome Hidden Creek Smelter  The'news that th,e Granby Consolidated Mining: and Smelting company has sent a , representative into  the Hazellon district to investigate  the lead ��� ore resources of that section is encouraging" to all theJlead  miners "of NottheYn B. C. One of  TJie great drawbacks to m>riing in  this region is the fact that shipment  must be made to one of two smelters, namely, .Tacoma or Trail. If  the ore is sent to Tacoma the heavy  duty of 1 Js cents per lb. must be  paid on the lead contents, while if  .-shipments are made to Trail the ore  must face a heavy freight rate on  the C.P.R. from Vancouver to the  .smelter. The lead miner is therefore between #thc upper and,nether  millstone, and the, estal?Hshmeiit.,of  a lead stack at Granby bay will provide a welcome 'relief. The chief  engineer of tbe Granby visited the  Portland Canal district-in 1911, b.ut  we do not believe tbat .he visited  Salmon river; perhaps, it would be  welcome 'jf an agent of the company word to( make an inspection  of the really extensive" showings of,  the Salmon' valley, because it is  probable thai the .heavy shipments  of the future ,will. come from the  lead mines of that section.'���Port-  land'Canal Miner.  Visit  ���_ -y-  *of Grand  Ernest  Miller,  Forks  ��* r-'-  'f^ V' I  Forks Member  M.P.P., of Grand  spent a'couple of days this  week iu the city. Mr. Miller, we  are glad to learn, has almost recovered from the' indisposition,  which has militated against his  visiting Phoenix as often as he  would have liked. E. Spraggett,  supt. of road also accompanied him  and the.visit had much to do with  the, highways   in   this ' part' of- the  O. B. Smith's Father Dies  O.   B.   Smith, ' general   supt.    of  the   Granby- Consolidated,   arrived  in   town'   on    Wednesday evening,  coming here straight   from   a   visit  to his old home in Springfield, Mass.  where he had   been   hurriedly summoned, on  account<of tbe   serious  state .of hhf father's health.      Mr.  Smith  left  for  the   return   trip  on  the  1st   inst.,   the   patients   health  seemingly    having  ' underwent     a  change   for   the   better,    but   Mr.  Smith had   only been  a  short time  in    town     when    a     wire    arrived  announcing his father's death, which  took  place   on  the  7th   inst.      Mr.  Smith, senior, was 86 years of age  at the time of his death, and prior to  \1889, when he retired, was with the  manufacturing firm of Bliss, Fabyan  and   Co.    He   is survived  by  foui  sons   and    two   daughters:    O.   B.  Smith,   of  Vancouver, B. C;   Geo.  H. Smith of Holyoke,'Mass.; F. O.  Smith,    Cleveland,  ��� Ohio;     Chas.  SmithTNew York City; Mrs. W. A.  Jackson, Atlatfta.. Georgia; and Mr*.  F. A. Packard of Springfield, Mas^.  He was a member "of the Masonic  fraternity.  ANNUAL REPORT OF THE  BRITISH COLUMBIA COPPER  Directors Contemplate Another Bond on Voight's Camp���Smelter  treats 740,589 Tons of Ore, Yielding: 11,146/811 lbs. of Copper,  142,025 ozs. of Silver, and 25,862 ozs. of Gold���Mining  and Smelting Costs Again Reduced.  According to the annual report  of the acting manager of the Bt C.  Copper company, just submitted to  the directorate, the company's smelter at Greenwood treated/ 740,589  tons of ore, of which 443,022 were  derived from the company's properties, while the balance was.custom  ore. '  This amount of ore p'roduced  11,146,811 pounds of copper, 142,-  025.06 ounces of silver-and 25,862  ounces of gold, the whole giving  an  aggregate value of $2,483,663.  The yield in copper, gold and  silver for the past year is less per  ton than for any year in the history  of the plant; the#cost per ton for  handling, ect., are lower than for  any year. On account of the low  yield the cost of producing copper  per pound is 12.85 cent, notwithstanding the very lo*v handling  costs.  The net results of operations-  were $425,885.40, the largest in the  history of the company, from which,  during the period covered by the  reports, two dividends, Nos. 4 and  5, were paid, aggregating $177,512.  During the fiscal year, the company paid on account of new properties and in their exploration and  development $229,489, because ,of  the great importance of supplement  ing the ore reserves of the .pdm^  pauy^and - in. furtherance ..of   the  groups of mining claims in British  Columbia and in the adjacent parts  of the United States were examined  by our engineers. This work  resulted in the bonding of The  Eureka Coppper Mining company's  property, near Nelson, B. C, and  of a group of mining claims .on  Copper Mountain, near Princeton,  B. C, known collectively as the  Princess  Group. On   these   two  properties exploration is being  vigorously pushed by both hand  work and by diamond drilling,' with  generally favorable results to date."  Much exploration was also done in  Voigt's camp on Copper Mountain  with fairly successful results. The  bond on this camp wa* allowed to  lapse, but negotations are now in  progress for renewal. Among - the  groups examined are three other  of much promise, which it is planned to explore during the coming  season.  At the Mother Lode mine the  transverse stope method of mining  has been followed throughout the  year, and has proved most successful in extracting the maximum  quantity of ore at a minimum of  cost. The tonnage shipped is the  greatest for any one year in the  history, of the mine, and the cost of  crushed ore f.o.b. cars at the mine  has > been the lowest, namely, 36.58  'keeping- befbre'the powers , that be  the various.claims of his constituency  and- the splendid appropriation  granted, is earnest * proof-of Mr.  Miller's persistency in   this  respect.  Laid to Rest  The funeral'service attending the  interment of the late Jas, Stalker,  who died on Thursday, April--3rd,  .took place on Sunday last. St. Andrew's Presbyterian' church, where  the service was held, was crowded  to the doors, among the many present being a deputation from the  carpenters of the union, consisting  of Messrs. A. Lachapelle, Wes.  Connell, Thos. Boileau, D. Ryan,  and D. McDonald, who with F. H.  Harbinson, acted as" pall bearers.  A number of floral tributes from  relatives and friends covered the  casket. > The service was conducted  by the Rev. J. R.' Munro,, who  preached a comforting discourse,  that must have considerably im-  pressed^-hrs-heaiwrsi,- andt'poncluded  his, address with a 'kindly, reference  P��"cy   adopted.        ., ~rr>-.   v ,     ,. ,.     ���   ���    </.  to? -the, grief-stricken, widow   -and   bonds weretaken upon a number of of requirements, there  being at the . u���ttua���d  ^eUvfe^,f^^ are situated   closeof tbe year 50OO holes, aggre-Urnelter; .treated'14,457 tons of ore\companved the hu^and  r.._���^.__ ^ ...���.���*^��^^.,i -���^'b^^?lt^A^f^f^f^^\^^6StO00  lineal   feet,/��� readi-\ this week, asfolWs^Mother Lode,\from Nome.    A^. F.   C  consideredi'tributaryltbvi'ttie .kmeiter\'n.ew''''to,'b\ast.~'r' ^  ' '** -'   "' " " " " "*  $1,588 per ton. i The ore shipped  was offset by new -ore developed,  leaving trie ore reserves unchanged.  These' reserves are sufficient to  serve all needs for many years to  come. The machinery, plant and  aerial tramway '��� have been maintained in good condition. Through  delays in receipt of machinery and  by reason 'of further alterations  found necessary in the mill, it was  late in v September before all the  problems relating to the treatment  of the ore .were finally and- successfully solved. The ore milled  was 6,483 tons. On account of  the increased expense of mining and  milling oxide ore in the winter  season, it was decided to close the  mill until the spring of 1913.  The Queen Victoria mine situated  nine miles 'west of Nelson, was  purchased in November, 1912.  The ore is an. altered limestone  similar in self-fluxing properties to  the Boundary ores, but carries a  higher percentage of copper. The  mine is equipped with an electric  driven compressor plant, and it is  connected with "the Canadian .Pacific  Railway company by an aerial tramway.  B.C. Mining  Boundary Ore Tonnages  Following are the returns of the  output of the mines and smelters  of the Boundary district for the week  ending April 12th, and year to date:  Granby - 23,897    354,518  Mother Lode    7,268      98,669  Rawhide ...6,055      73,360  Napoleon       781       10,963  Queen Victoria.....      530  Others'. :...'...',. .       108  V       ���     SMELTER TONNAGES  A big slide came down on the  Lucky Jim spur near Zincton on  Saturday of last week. It is over  one hundred feet wide and about 25  feet deep. s  Miners arriving in New Hazel-  ton this week from the Rocher de  Boule say the men working in the  breast of the long drift havesopened  up another big shoot of 20%  copper. They state that there  is two feet of this solid ore in the  face and rapidly widening, showing  exactly the same characteristics  as the 110 feet of ore drifted on  in this lead which averaged about 4  feet solid chalcopyrite. The so-  called barren spot in this drift  averaged about three per cent,  copper and only existed for about  twelve feet when the new ore was  encountered. Surface indications  above this new strike show an  average of about six feet of ore ��� on ���  the surface for a distance of about  200 feet further toward the west  line.���Omenica Herald.  Two men who came down the  trail last week from Silver creek  report that J. Fuller, owner of the  No. 11 below discovery on Silver  creek, have reached bedrock after  passing through five feet of gravel.  They took out coarse gold to the  value of 15 cents a pan, which is  considered good pay. Prospects  on silver creek appear" to be favorable but no bed rock has been so  far uncovered except in the case  mentioned above. There is a small  town of tents on Johnson creek  335,138j and other creek benches  are   being  of  the   new  7,940  1,607  Granby .v, ,\.23,755  B. C. Copper Co... 14,457    190,3341 dotted   by   tne   tents  s.cents per ton.   .The drilling of newL  options    through\ground -has "been kept-well ahead  of which -were   reverently  tbe   large congregation,  terment    took"   place    in  cemetery,   in     the   presence  large number of friends.  sung by  The - in-  the   cit}  of  Big- Store  The  NEW'ARRIVAL IN THE GENTS'  FURNISHING DEPT.  SLATER SHOES  BELLS' SHOES  These two makes are pre-eminently the best on the Canadian  market.     We have them,iu  Black  and Tan���in all  the  latest,  lasts���Look them over!  ;       ��� ��� .���   ���. '.���-,���������"������ -.  Fit-Reform Clothing fop  Spring  Sec this wide range of new goods, tailored  in the   largest  and  best equipped Tailoring Establishment in Canada. "  ���;   \." ���      -���-.-     '   ' ;  Stetson Hats Von Go! Hats  Fancy Shirts, Hosiery  and Neckwear.  in Greenwood.  The B. C. copper have also acquired a half interest in the Frisco  and thirteen other claims in Vojght  camp,on Copper mountain and sub- / maf g^rade of former years  seqaently acquired a mortgage / The mining plant has been main-  covering'tbe other half interest on / tained in; good condition, and the  these latter properties which are all / large tonnage has been extracted  embraced in the Copper Mountain I without serious accidents of .-I'uy  district. ��� I sort to either men or machinery.  The ore developed in the Wellington   camp,    the   report   says,    was  The-ore   reserves   have not  been | 695;* Queen Vict.1,745 vothers, 264.  materially increased duringf the year,  and the   average grade  of  the   ore  mined has  remained  below the nor-  arrivals.     The   first  white woman  Bt^r-^OppHBr^TTeatmcnt   ." " 1 and "child", in -canyp, ;;'are -Mrs/ Wiethe 'B,!,C. "Columbia. ' company's \Grawth*. and   taer-��son, . wbo    ac-  and  father'  CarmacW. and  .16,681; Rawhide;  6,072;   Napoleon, \his*wife, and Billy Leak of Dawsori,  are  on  the way  in, while   Johnson  of Nome, and Jim   Barry of Juneau,  Considerable over 2,000 Scotsmen I are among    the    other    well-known  left the Clyde this week for Canada. I Alaskans on Silver creek.  When getting your Spring Toggeryr visit   the   Store which has  1 %iir\  the biggest range unci newest goods.     This brings  always. ��  you lo us���-  /  Options     were     taken     on      the  following   properties, and   development    work    to    the    amount-   of  $57j918-39 was   expended   on    the  first nine,   but the work   in question,  has proved so   encouraging that the  company have decided to take them  over and   consequently   made   payments on account to   the  extent   of  $21,000:  Ada B. group, Silver Dollar claim,  Annie L. claim,^. Princess Maud  claim, Red Eagle claim, Triangle  Fraction, all in .Princess Camp,  B. C.; Eureka group, Queen  Victoria group, both near Nelson;  L. H. group, near Silverton, Riverside group, on North Fork Kettle  river; Copper Mountain district,  B. C, and Greyhound mine, at  Deadwood camp.  On the last two very extensive  explorations were conducted, but  further development was, for the  lime being, abanded.  Indications     arc      that     in     the  Princess   camp    the    company    will  develop a copper mine  of considerable extent and value, and the work  still    in    progress   is    intended     to  establish   the   extent   of ore   bodies-  and the method of their   treatment.  It   appears   the   products   of these  mines   can   be   successfully concentrated and,   if  so. profitable   transported to be treated at the company  smelter.       The    exploration    work  under way at the close of the   fiscal  year will be  continued.  The   company   during   the  under reveiw has added to its  ings of New  Dominion   securities���  bonds of the par value of $238,675,  costing $122,249.25.  During   the  year,   twenty   three  year  hold-  mined   out   during-   the   first   seven  months   of the   fiscal   year,   and in  June the   mine  was   closed   for the  time being.    There   is a large  area  of unprospected   territory   included  within   the company's   holdings  in  that  camp, but  owing- to extensive  prospecting in other localities it was  thought   best   to   postpone    further  operations at the Wellington until a  Jater date.  , The Lone Star   and   Washington  Mine  was  operated   in  June,   July  and August only, on account  of the  refractory  nature   of the  ore,   but  little   could    be   smelted    directly.  Working- tests on large   lots of the  ore, using  ordinary  water  concentration    method    did     not    prove  sufficiently   succsssful    to   warrant  the    erection   of    a    concentration  plant.     We  are,   however,  making  tests   on   other   lines,   which so far  have proved satisfactory,   and   lead  to the expectation that   the problem  of    successful    concentration    and  elimination of the   refractory constituents  of the  ore   will   shortly   be  solved. The    300,000    tons    of  developed ore on this property,  comprised within less than seven  per cent, of its area, together with  its comparatively hig-h grade, make  the ultimate solution of the problem  of treatment a most important  matter.  The 17,118 tons of sulphide flux,  shipped from the Napoleon mine  during the year were of better  grade, both as to gold and sulphur  contents, than for a number of  years. Mining and tramway costs  were   reduced   to   an   average   of  Clothes that Pay!  In Style-Craft  tailored clothes you get  your money's worth in  honest wear and solid  comfort,   and   besides���  give you an air of distinction wjiich influences  others, and smoothes the  pathway to business and  social success.  We can show you a  Style-Craft Suit or Overcoat  which just suits your personality.      Drop in today and let-us prove it. r^tefe.'V.V-.V.'.V'-.'irfi..'.: ���:'-:::s'-"-i--."-.-..-'.'.-.v- '���:..���!  r;!?f"i\*  vfip;  rt i>  ���-.r/'l';:  ?f-S'r;,  TjflE   PIOKEER,    PHQ&NIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  :':'i'!'rt^-S;iftS^4  ramwm  ���cm  ^HE young  A ��� men of  Canada  have helped us  to build up the  prestige of  Fit-Reform.  In return, we  have crpated  styles which we  are proud to  offer���-and they  are proud  to  Morrin Thompson,  Phoenix.  Japanese Fishing Industry  Hon. W. H. Bowser in ' addressing the opening of the new Conservative club in Vancouver, last week,  defended the action of the govern-  ment in cancelling the old voters'  list and declared that this was done  as a result of Liberal criticism which  the government had deemed it wise  to meet in this way.'  After touching on the naval ques  tton he went on to pay his respects  to the Vancouver Sun. That paper  had criticised him on the ground  that he had first sold out his business interests in a cannery and then  passed legislation inimical to 'the  canners, the said legislation being  on the matter of boat ratings.'  Mr. Bowser attributed the sale to  his partner. He had' not the controlling interest. It had, however,  left him.free to legislate without  being subject to the insinuation that  he was interested in the business.  The fishing industry, he said, had  passed from the white man to the  Japanese.  The wiping out of the Japanese  monopoly and 'the restoration of the  white fishermen could not be accomplished in a day.    ' It was being  both in favor of laying down a  state-owned Atlantic ��� cable to  connect with the Pacific Cable  company's line tp^London. The  government did not intend to let  this scheme rest. '  The government intended to encourage naval aviation, and a force  of flying experts would be founded. A large number of powerful  wireless stations, are also included  in the government's scheme.  King Edward Lodge  36, A.F. and A.M.  No.  Begular communication at 8  p.m.   Second Thursday of  each month.  Emergent meetings as called; Masonic  Hall, McHale Block  Jas. J5. Caktek,  ���    Secy.  Palmer J. Cook,  ,    W.M.  I. O. O; F.  pi* 'V<  J'*'  Snowshoe Lodge  No. 46  Aleets every Monday Evening at  Miners' Hall. Visiting brethren cordially invited._  Walter Ro&h, Noble Grand.  - Dan Paterson, Fin. Secy.  Sam McLeod, Rec. Secy.  Daughters of Rebekah  -, Phoenix Lodge No.17 ''  -Meet* In   the "Miner*; /Union  Lodge,.  Treaty Restricts Jap Immigrants  The second reading stage of the  bill by which Canada gives her  adherence to the treaty made between Great Britain and Japan in  1911 was passed and later discussed  in committee.  Premier Borden pointed out  where -the measure differed from  the one of 1904 to which Canada  gave adherence in ��� 1907. The  Japanese government, said the  Premier, would give an assurance  that the existing arrangements regarding restriction of Japanese  emigration to Canada would be  adhered to.  Hon. W. T. White, in reply to a  criticism by Sir W. Laurier, said  gradually done by the system adopt-1 Canada would get favored nation  ed by Mr. Hazen and himself. This treatment under the agreement,  policy consisted in witholding a Hon- R. Lemieux admitted that  certain number, of fishing licenses the policy of conciliation leading up  each year and reserving them for to the agreement was the right  whitevmen, who should be indepen-looe-  dent of the canneries and be able to       Hon>   Martin�� Burrell, referring to  sell their fish to whom they liked.       thf Pact  made  mv   Mn   Lemieux,  i.ti,;c   ��,,���..���  ;.,   ��.i,o   c.,��� �� '������.,_ I said   that   the   people    of    British  Columbia  had   no   definite   assurances under .that agreement,   while  CREAM  Indispem^  Its fame is world-wide. Its superiority  unquestioned. Its use is a protection  against alum food. In buying baking  powder examine the label carefully  and be sure the powder is made from  cream of tartar. Other kinds do not  make the food healthful.  Ill "IM"  This story in the Sun," continued Mr. Bowser, "is supposed  to come from an actual cannery  owner.    I can only say then, that I   u6der. the P-��?ose<i   legislation   the  Smiling  FRATERNAL ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Meets in Union Hall, Friday Evenings.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  Quitman Wobjk, W. P.  Jambs Whir.-W. Secy.  gr,eet" the coming of a case of  PHQ3NI3?: BEER  .  'WJHY?.-v,���..}'?  Because the Beer is so good  and wholesome it brings 'the  smiie.  ���PHONE 23  PHOENIX BREWING CO.,  LIMITED  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28  Phoenix,  B.C.  >���?  Meet's Tuesday Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially wel  corned.  J. E. Garter, K. of R. S.  Gordon Thompson. C. C.  g*1  ii  .PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Meets In Pythian Hall, Lower Town  First and Third Thursdays.  Mm. EHaabafch Pope        Mrs. Mary McKenzie  M.B.O. M.R.C.  RECO STEAM LAUNDRY  Don't worry about your washing,  just send your clothes to, the  Laundry. We will wash, starch,  and iron them, and return them  ready for use.  LADIES'  AND GENTS'  SUITS.  CLEANED AND PRESSED.  \  A Trial Solicited.  Phone 60.  Dominion Ave.  WOOD  First-class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $5.50 per cord  Pine Wood,  $5.00 per cord.  NOTICE is hereby given that meetings of the Provincial Labor Commission will bo "held at the following  places:���  Penticton���Tuesday, May 6,'10 a.m.  Hedley���Wednesday, May 7, 2 p.m.  Princeton���Thursday, May 8, 8 p.m.  Greenwood���Saturday, May 10, at  2 p.m.  Phoenix���Tuesday, May 18th, 2 p.n:."  Grand Forks���Thursday, May loth,  at 8 p.m.  Other meetings will be announced  later.  The Commission will hear evidence  on all matters affecting labor conditions in the province.    All persons interested are invited to be present.  H. G. Parson, ,      F. R. McNamara,  Chairman. Secretary.  am forced to believe that the Sun  is holding a brief for the Japanese  fishermen in British Columbia. We  have heard of the. great difficulty  lhat the Sun has had in getting: subscriptions -for its stock. We were  told that the gentlemen-who, took  shares in that paper were all led to  understand that if they did so they  would be allowed to express their  views in its editorial columns freely.  From the knowledge we \have of  some of,them we can readily1 understand the great joy it would be to  such . men to see themselves in  print.- (Laughter.) I understand  there is now a source of great diffU  I culty. amongst * the . directors ��Vn .settling the question of ���whose'editorial  shall be printed first."  "On   many occasions, I   believe,  there have  been   scenes   in the Sun  office, and on one occasion, I understand, they had  even to  call in the  police.      Well, all I can say is, that  trom the  color of  those   editorials,  coupled with the facts  in regard to  the  difficulty   in   selling   the    Sun  stock, I   am   forced to believe that  Japanese merchants must have been  induced   to  buy  stock in the Sun,  and that these editorials were written in  support of the Japanese fishing industry in British Columbia."  Dominion's position was guaranteed  under the terms of the treaty.  H. H. Stevens of Vancouver followed Hon. Dr.. Pugsley, who  criticized the new agreement and  said that Hon. Martin Burrell has  literally swallowed himself. Mr.  Stevens retorted that Japan had  agreed to restrict immigration as  early as in 1902 as the result of  acts passed by the British Columbia  legislature. The' Lemieux agreement, he declared; only dealt with  a temporary influx of Japanese.  cases, these have 1>een found upon  investigation, to have been simply  excuses to those who wish to trap,  but in a majority of instances, the  complaints were found well founded,  and trapping permits accordingly  issued,    the   invariable    conditions  being   that one-third, of the  realized from the sale  of  the  i  should  S��  to the government,  price  pelts  As  the provincial "stock of beaver is  now larger than necessary, it Is  .intended that trapping shall' be  again allowed when the present  order-in-council of the provincial  government expires on November  15 next. , ,  Laugh and the world laughs with  you; weep and you weep alone.  Demand for Angora Goats - -  During the past few .month's * the  hye;stock-branch of-the1 Dominion  Department  been    in  China has opened a public competition for* a new alphabet, as  simple in form as possible, to replace that -iiation|s complicated  word sign .system.  7titriie4>i0liiy6t,  \m,--  Fir and Tamarac, double cut,  per cord, $7.00.  WOOD DELIVERED  NOTICE.  ON   SHORT  'Phone B 32  Gust JefriGISOIl  mf%$ctj>teu&  'mmm.  PEITYE"'������AllK!NDS��'o��wI  !��'��� the CLEANFST, SIMPLEST, and BEST HOME ,j  DVI., or>c on t>uy���Why you don't even have lo  kno'vWliit KIND of Cloth your Good, ire made  ot.-.So MlstaUes are?impo9albl0.  tend for Free Color Card, Story Booklet, and  Booklet givine results of Dyeing over other colors.  T��ia JOHNSONRICHARDSON CO., Limited.  i. ' Monu^al. Csniida.   n���im���~~     .'       I   I" hum i ��  Progressive Australia  Prime Minister Andrew Fisher of  Australia delivered the first policy  speech for the Labor government's'  electioneering campagin recently.  He was given an enthusiastic reception.  References to the Australian navy  were widely cheered by ��� the premier's audience. He declared that  one battleship, three destroyers,  two submarines and one submarine  mother ship were to be immediately  built, in addition to the vessels now  under construction at the naval  bases and dockyards.   ���-..<;���.���'  Without any qualifying, the  premier declared unhesitatingly that  the new protection party's policy,  was most desirable, as it would  encourage Australian industries  without leading ��� to a sweating of  the people in point of hours and  wages. He further declared that it  was most important that the people  should agree "to the "government's  proposals to ..amend the constitution  in-order to clothe'parliament with  further powers which were absolutely necessary for successful  government.  He   favored   'uniform  of    Agriculture    has  receipt^   of    numerous  inquiries as  to where it  might be  possible to purchase either Angora  or  Milch  goats.      It would appear  that in many parts of the Dominion  the  demand   for  these  useful  aud  profitable animals is rapidly developing" and that those  who  at  present  have any  surplus  stock  can find a  ready   sale for  them   if a channel  of communication   between - supply  and  demand   is  established.      Ac-  cordingly as  a  means of starting  a convenient Directory of Canadian  Breeders    of   Angora   Goats   and  Milch  Goats,   the  live stock com-  tnissioners    will    be     pleased    to  receive  such  breeders   information  regarding   their   respective    flocks  covering the following points:-���  1. Kind  of goats kept.  2. Usual number for sale each  year.  3. Apprpximately    the   prices  DO YOU WANT TO  MAKE MORE MONEY  ^,  asked  4 If possible a brief statement  regarding expenses found necessary  and the returns which may be  expected by one engaging in  raising this class of stock,  v Communications supplying, the  above information should ;be  addressed to the Live Stock  Commissioner, Ottawa, Ont. Such  letters do not require postage.  - ������. ���*.���___ '  marriage  and divorce and the civil  and   legal  equality of men and women.  Referring to Australia's communication with the outside world,  the prime minister declared that  Australia  aud   New   Zealand   were  Beaver Trapping  Chief Game Warden A.  B.   Williams has  reported to the Attorney-  General's  department   that,  owing  to   the  season   for    beaver    being  open last year and   the  number  of  pelts placed  on  the  market  large,  it was deemed advisable to declare  another close Reason  until  November 15th next.    An exception  was,  however,   made   in   favor   of   the  Indiaus  on  the Stikine,   Liardand  Peace rivers. . While, it was well to  be on the safe side  it  appears  that  the number of beaver trapped  last  season   was  by no   means   larger  than the supply warranted.  Numerous complaints have  been]  received    of    damage     done     by  beaver  to  farm   lands.     In   some  ���i^':i.f ,;INi.'placing,)'our  Newspaper, Advertising1,  '!*vpla��ie the'greatest value on the .paper- with, the  - greatest influence on its readers.  . TIT  Ose the medium that is watched for every  week by the people of your community..  Spend the money with the paper that is  read with interest.    It reaches the people and  you know that you're getting into the homes of  the people you want to reach.  Quality has not yet become popular, but  the day is not far distant when this will be one  of the-main features of Newspaper Advertising.  . In the meantime business men, who have faith  in quality, are reaping huge returns.  m  Remember first, last, and always, that circulation  counts;  that  quality of service gives  quality in  returns.    The high priced medium  pays.     Like the high priced servant, you will*  find money well expended.  .'.;���;.     . "��� nit  You can make more money by selling  more goods; you can sell more goods by advertising in The Phoenix Pioneer, whose constituency is the Boundary district.  ���������:":' mr  The way to test the truth of this statement  is to send us the copy for 3'our ad. right away.  The experience would not be an expensive one,  and satisfactory results are assured.    **  *m ."������  We use the most/modern type, and machinery money can buy,, combined, -with thorough  workmanship���a combination which enables us  to do the best work at a moderate cost.  The PHOENIX PIONEER  $2.00 per year, in Advance: $2.50 per year, United States  ��W,il-JIV.��->U  -i-j-i .^-U"Jiiji'jJU'nii'ii[ji^iiji'm��'w-^w<  I'll '������ I'.-IBTH ' if* it r  ���rr  ~��5*M**1*  J**  U',"-V  Ar"��#(j��JWW!  y^;.  r-;vi^>"w  , W ,^p|W#  THE    PIONEER, ��� PHOENIX,  ^BRITISH;   COLUMBIA.  fro'You'Feel CI  ������ "    OR  ������  hilly  Feverish and Ache all Over  Feel worn out���blue and tired ? Don't let your cold develop  into bronchitis, pneumonia or catarrh. The reliable alterative and tonic which has proven its value in the past 40 yenrs Is  DR. PUTZtCE'S ___  Qoldeii Medical leasee very.  Restores activity to the liver and to the circulation���tho blood, is  purified, the digestion and appetite improved and the whole body  feels the invigorating force of this extract of native medicinal  plants. In consequence, the heart, brain and nerves feel the  refreshing influence. For over 40 years this reliable remedy has  been sold in liquid form by all modicine 'dealers. It can now also  be obtained in tablet form in $1.00 and 50c boxes. If your druggist  doesn't keep it, send 60one-cent stamps to R.V.Pierce, M.D. Buffalo.  The Common Sense Medical Adviser���-a book of  1008 pages���answers all medical questions.  Send SO c in one-cent stamps to R. V. Pierce, M.D.  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  < issued weekly  at Phoenix ,. British Columbia  i     Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States.  >  G. Kay, Publisher.  The  Queen's Hotel  COMPLETELY REFURNISHED AND  REFITTED  We begf to announce the reopening of the Queen's Hotel.    This  popular hotel has been  completely refitted throughout;  everything- new and up-to-date.    Large lofty rooms,  heated with hot water.   Perfect fire zippliances.  Night and Day Service  Patrons of this hotel will find  in it all the comforts of home..  Perfect satisfaction is assured all our guests.     It is  the most centrally located hotel in town.  Bar Stocked with Best Wines, Liquors, Cigars  i, i i    i H i, i f  Chisholm & Hartman, Props.  I FIRST STREET AND KNOB HILL. AVENU�� Ji  ADVERTISING SCALE  Application for Liquor Licence (30 days) ..$5.00  Certificate of Improvement notice (00 days) $7.60  Application to Purchase Land notices (60 days)   ��� $7.60  Delinquent Co-owner notices (80 days)' $10.00  Small Water Notices (30 dayB)'. '.... $7.60  All other legal advertising, VI cents a line,  single column, for the first insertion; and 8  cents a lino for each subsequent insertion, nonpareil measurement.  Saturday, April 12, 1913  Your Milk Supply  Should come from healthy and vigorous Stock,  handled in a CLEANLY AND SANITARY  manner .Separated Cream insures purity and  quality. The Dairy produces both.  TH E  DAI RY      J. W. Kannam, Prop.  Come in and See  Vou will .never know how good a Spring Suit  you can  get at this store until you come in arid see our  Proper Clothes fbr Men  Style and Quality the Best  Prices to Suit every Pocket book  If you   need Shirts,  Neckwear;'Hosiery, Underwear, etc.,  you are sure to find here just what you are looking for.  ThOS-  BrOWn        Men's Wear Exclusively  Cleanliness our Watchword  The product of the local dairies is good, but ours is  the best.  Cleanliness is our watchword, and no germ can pass our sentries.  Our poultry department has-increased its supply of eggs  accommodate you.  PHONE  F  Let us  32  The Phoenix Dairy  W. A. McKay & Sons  Proprietors  The Central Hotel  NEAREST HOTEL TO FAMOUS GRANBY MINES  FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION FOR  MINERS  Bar Stocked with the Finest Line of Wines, Liquors, Cigars  A. 0. JOHNSON      -    -     Proprietor  How About that New Pipe?  s  By calling at our store when you are in need  of a fine Pipe, wc have a nice selection to choose  from.     Large selection of the following goods :  Tobacco, Pipes and Smokers1 Supplies  Stationery, Books, Toys, Brushes, etc.  Our selection of Postal Cards cannot be excelled.���>  KNOB HILL AVENUE  Strange Reasoning  An article on the danger df war  in Europe contributed by Professor  Ferrero to the Atlantic Monthly, is  notable not only for its survey of  current events, but also for a theory  of the probable, causes of.war that  run counter to the more popular  view. The professor is neither an  alarmist, nor a sensationalist,.and  if he,would have us cut loose from  some of our mental moorings, at  least he gives us substantial reasons  for a change of opinion.  If war should come, says the  author, it will be due, not to the  ambitions of rulers or the machinations of diplomats, but to the restless excitement of the new democracies. The peoples of Europe are  tasting a fuller measure of power  than ever before. Without actual  experience of war they are beginning to look upon it as a vast adventure, a sort of national frolic, an  opportunity for romantic heroism  to be welcomed rather than abhored.  The stirring of the great popular  masses has , called into existence  a swarm of newspapers devoted to  the easy task of flattering the public passion and of persuading those  who know nothing of government  that no art is more easily or successfully exercised. On the other  hand, the men who were once  leaders of opinion, the men of  trained sagacity and experience, are  withdrawing altogether from public  life and devoting themselves to  other matters. Power, in other  words, has been transferred to the  bands of the masses, and},the war  fever is apt to" run through them  like fire through stubble.  .Professor Ferrero- seeks his first  example in his own country of Italy  and here, at least, he should be.on  sure  ground,  Lauder's Talk of Separation  "This dependence will not always  last. Even now Canada and England have many different interests,  and the day will come necessarily  when they will have to part.".���The  aforementioned words were uttered  inl89l by Sir Wilfrid Laurier in  Boston.  The dawn   of that  day   of which  Sir Wilfrid   talks about will   be  a  sad   one  for  the   English-speaking  population    of this Dominion,   but  for  the   French-Canadians of Que_-  bec every anniversary will be replete  with   memories   of the most  bitter  description, for  on  that  day which  severs the ties that  bind   us   to the  old  land, the  old   treaties with the  British government which for scores  of years have been the mainstay and  guardian   of the   special   privileges  enjoyed   by ' the    French   speaking  people of Quebec will cease  to be a  fact.    The  clause,   "To the clergy  are.reserved all their ancient rights  and privileges"   will become a very  back   number,   and   the   church   of  which Sir Wilfrid is so distinguished  a son, will   be   placed   on  the same  level as  all  other denominations in  the   province   of Quebec.     The Ne  Temere decree, as  far as Quebec-is <  concerned, will  have no more effect  in that province   as the  message of  President Wilson   will  have  on the  people   of Arabia.      The   authority  of the   Roman Catholic   church   to  collect tithes and  invoke the aid of  the secular courts   to that end, will  go by the board on  Canada's Independence Day.    The French language will cease to be heard in debate  in the   halls of our parliament, and  finally  the  soldiers   of Canada wilt  never again  be allowed  to form an  escort for any  church   dignitary or  function.    This is  what separation  will   do  for  Quebec.     Perhaps  Sir  Wilfrid   looks   for   an   independent  province in Quebec, but  better men  than Sir Wilfrid  ever^ was or ever  will be, once tried that game to the  south of us with  disastrous results  to  themselves and followers.    Quebec, more than any province   in the  Dominion, will  be the biggest loser  by separation.-  SECRETS OF HOME UFE  Statements made by patients taking the New Method Treatment   Tfcty faww it Cms  BET" No Names or Testimonial* used without written consent  CONSTrrtJXIONAI, BLOOD disease.  Patient No. 16474. "Tho spots are all  gone from my logs and arms and I fuel  good now. I'am very grateful to you  and shall never forget tho favor your  medicines have done for me. You can  use my name In recommending it to  any sufferer. I am Kolns to get married soon. Thanking you once more,  etc."   -  , says' two months cubed itoi.  Patient No. 16765. Arc 23. Sincle.  Indulged in Immoral halts 4 years. Deposit in urine and drains at night.  "Varicose Veins on both sides, pains in  back, weak sexually. He writ*-*:���"I  received your letter of recent date nnd  In reply I am pleased to say that after  taking two months' tieatment I would  consider myself completely cured, ns I  havo seen no "signs of them coming  back (one year).  THE WORLD SEEMS DIFFERENT.  ., Patient No. 16923. "I havo not had  & regular Emission I don't know when  and am foellng fine,- Tho world seems  altogether different to rap and I thank  God for directing m<- to you. You have  b*en an honest doctor with me."  VARICOSE VEINS CUBED. y\\  Case No. 16838. Symptoms when he:j  started treatment:���Ago 21, single, ln��  dulged In Immoral habits several years.  Varlcoao Veins on both sides���pimple*  on the face, etc. After two months'  treatment ho writes as follows:���"Your  welcomo letter to hand and am-,very  glad to say that I think myself cured.  My Varicose Veins have completely disappeared for quite a while and it seems  a cure. T work harder and feel less  tired. I havo no desire for that habit  whatever and If I stay like this, which  I have every reason ,lo believe I -will.  Thanking you for your kind attention,"  etc.  GAINED 14 POUNDS IN ONE MONTH.  Patient No. 13528. This patient (aeed  58) had a chronic case, of Nervous JJ��i-  Hlty and Sexual Weakness and was ran  down In vigor and vitality. After one  month's treatment he reports as follows:���"I am feeling very well. I have  gained 14 pounds in one month, so that  I will huve to congratulate you." Later  report:���"I am beginning to feel more  like a man. 1 feel my condition is U  getting better every week." Bis last report:���"Dear Doctors���As I feel this is  the last month's treatment that I will  have to get, I thought at one time I  would nover bo cured, but I' put confidence In you from the start and yon  have cared me."  CURES GUARANTEED OR NO PAY  We. treat anil cure VARICOSE VEINS. NERVOUS DEBILITY. 1BLOOD AND  URINARY COMPLAINTS. KIDNEY AND BLADDER DISEASES and ^Diseases  peculiar to men.  CONSULTATION FREE. BOOKS FREE. If unable to call write for a Question  Blank for.Homo Treatment.  ���*jsa|fa*��>nai 1\] ^���^TT-I ^"* ET All letters from Canada must be addressed to oar Cen-  BsaaaaaW      1^1 %a# 1  lVa*aaaai atlian Correspondence Department as follows t -  �����    '���       MaVaVHaMMBMB      DRS. KENNEDY eV KENNEDY, WINDSOR. ONT.  Drs KENNEDY&KENNEDY  Cor. Michigan Ave. and Griswold St,   Detroit* Mich.  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class and Up-To-vDate  , Hotel in Phoenix.     New from cellar  , to roof.     Best Sample Rooms in the]  Boundary,   Opposite   Great  Northern  Depot.      v   v      Modern Bathrooms.  STEAM HEATED.  James Marshall, Prop.  ELECTRIC LIGHTED  Phoenix, B.C.  There   can   be   no   disputing  the  wisdom   of the  government in imposing a license on all persons hunting  or carrying ^ arms   in   the   province, but an  exception might profitably have  been  made  in the ense  of members  of the government rifle  clubs.      In   India   the  greatest   encouragement    is    given    the    white  The   king  and., the! soldiers   to go   hunting," the princi  ell* Mcelroy  SOLE AGENTS FOR PRINCETON COAL" ,  . Dealer in Lumber, Shingles, Lath  '    :        and Cedar Poles.     Stull Laggan.  First-Class Fir & Tamarac Wood.  MOVING MACHINERY OUR SPECIALTY  government, he says, were very re  luctant to make war on Turkey,  but the people and their newspapers  insisted. The king was practically  told that he must give way or abdicate, and now as-a result of a  democratic mandate we have the  Balkan war and all that may come  in its train.1  Germany is another case in point.  Whatever we may think of the  German emperor, it is an incontestable fact that he has falsified all the  sinister predictions^ made of him  and that for a quarter of a century,  Germany has heard no shot fired in  anger. But how long will the emperor be able to stand between his  country and war? Professor Ferrero says tliat "he loves peace  more than his" people, whose criticism of him is that he will not  squander their blood and treasure!  but wishes at all costs, to save the  one and the other!"  There is no need to multiply  examples. The masses, wc are  told, have the same warlike propensities that .they have always had.  The present generation has hardly  seen war and therefore has glorified  ��� >il into a sport and crowned it with  a halo of romance. And the present generation can do what their  forefathers could not do. They  (have all the powers of peace and  war. They are articulate, enfranchised���and irresponsible. The  author does not profess to predict the outcome, but "if the time  should'come when organized armies  should be no more, but when whole  peoples armed with fearful instruments of destruction should hurl  themselves upon one another���the  very thought of it would   be appal-  I ling to us.     Yet no less serious does  I the possibility appear  to the eyes of  ; many Europeans.1'  pie reason underlying the encmii-  agement being not so much the  improvement in shooting as it is the  knowledge acquired by the soldier^  of the surrounding country while on  their hunting trips.  If Tired of Wood, try Princeton Coal  The editor of the Toronto Globe  complains bitterly of the "lying  reports" sent out from Ottawa  during the recent disorderly scenes  in parliament. The Globe editor  must be a student of the news  columns of his own paper.  A Wonderful Discovery  An eminent scientist, the other day,  gave his opinion that the most wonderful discovery of recent y$ars was the  discovery of Zam-Buk. Just think! As  soon as a single thin layer of Zam-Buk  is applied to a wound or a sore, such injury i8 insured against blood poison!  Not one species of microbe has been  found that Zam-Buk does not kill!  Then again. Ab soon as Zam-Buk*is  applied to a wound or to a diseased  part, the cells beneath the skin's surface are so stimulated that new healthy  tissue is quickly formed. This forming  of fresh healthy tissue from below is  Zam-Buk*s secret of healing. The tissue thus formed is worked up to the  surface and literally casts off the  diseased tissue above it. This is why  Zam-Buk cures are permanent.  Only the other day Mr. Marsh, of 101  Delorimier avenue, Montreal, called upon the Zam-Buk Co., and told them  that for over twenty-five years he had  been a martyr to eczema. His hands  were at one time so covered with sores  that he had to sleep in gloves. Four  years ago Zam-Buk was introduced to  him, and in a few months it cured him.  Today���over three years after his cure  of a disease he had for twenty-five  years���he is still cured, and has had no  trace of any return of the eczema!  All druggists sell  Zam-Buk  at 50c.  box, or we will  send  free  trial box if  you send this  advertisement and a lc.  stamp (to pay return postage). Address  I Zam-Buk Co., Toronto.  BOOKS AND STATIONERY  Fancy Goods, Dolls and Toys, Kodak Films and  Supplies, Musical Instruments and Supplies, Newspapers, Magazines and Periodicals���School Sundries.  Wallpaper and Decorative Pictures  Cigars, Tobacco and Smokers' Sundries*  Endless Variety of Goods Suitable fbr Presents.  AL. ALMSTROM  All the Latest Newspapers, Magazines  FURTHER DROP IN EGGS  New Laid Ranch Eggs, 35c. per doz.; 3 doz. tor SI.OO.  New Zealand Fresh Grass Creamery Butter, 40c.*per lb.  "Empress'^cVeamery Butter, 40c. lb.  Choice Breakfast Bacon, 27c. per lb.  Sugar Cured Hams, 25c. per lb.  Pure Leaf Lard, 51b. Pail, $1.00:.  Ontario Cream Cheese, 25c. per lb.  Salt and Smoked Fish  IS & CO-, LTD-  Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merchants  PHOENIX, B.C.        PHONE 2  Insurance Agfent  FIDELITY BUNDS, PLATE GLASS,  COMMISSIONER FOR TAKING  AFFIDAVITS  FIRE, LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  PHOENIX, B'C.  :vo,y;ijjj  / '.  ^^mrn%mmm*mF^M&^B It* VV - ',  V"'1      i,  i 3   PIONEER,   PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  pi!**"*  SfAV  |  If?  Ii-'--  Iff'-.  fef  P?'J  ?A  ^sfcssXss  V*^  No Other Hosiery  Offers This���  *�����,  ���f*^  XI  '5'  if  ���;?  r "Foot-clothing that fits with absolute perfection, for  ' reasons you will readily see if you'll glance at the  ' picture here . . . the only hose made that is permanently shaped lo the foot and leg, and that is ,both  Seamless  and Snug-Fitting  You would not think of buying hose with a seam up the front  of the leg ... . wouldn't that be ugly,and uncomfortable?  Probably you buy the kind with a seam up the back only  because you didn't know  there was a kind free from that  discomfort  and   unsifjhtliness.     There is.  however.   You'  tcan get the better kind-in any weight   or color  if you  buy hosiery made by  Penmans   Limited  Paris ��� Canada  Underwear,    Sweater*,    Hosiery *  + + *A  !�����*  76  t + t  Local and General  full-Fashioned  -. Seamless'  {3t  ~jr  HOSIERY  iw-  Victor, Victrolas  and Records  We are agents for these goods, and can  supply you with them very quickly, as  well as. save you money on the transaction.  E. A. Black, Jeweler  Mrs. J.   H.  Jones arrived in town  Jast week from Wales.  ' Charley Hagan returned on Monday  from a two weeks' trip to Spokane.  Born���At Phoenix, on Thursday,  April 10, to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Ekloff,  a son7  N. J. Carson returned on Saturday  last from a short business trip to  Spokane. '      '  If you have a carpet that requires a  thorough washing, send it to the Phoenix Steam Laundry.  W. Hower, /electrician of the Phoenix Electric Light Co., was a.visitor  to the Porks this week.'  Mrs. M. Kibby returned to town  during the week from a fortnight's  visit to friends in Spokane.  Thos. Richards is spending a tew  days vacation with his daughter, Mrs.  J. Campbell of Grand Fork*..  , Mr. and Mi*. Tresland and children  left town on Tuesday for Nelson,  where they will take up their residence. ,     ^ *  Welsh bervices were held on Sunday in the Miners' Union building,  the Rev. H. K. Roberts of Spokane,  officiating,  Sam Matthews,   proprietor    of the  Great Northern hotel,   Grand Forks,  paid a business visit to  the  burg on  Thursday.  " Geo. W. Wooster,  treasurer of the  Granby Consolidated,  came'up from  the Porks on Wednesday on one of Kis  official vibitfa.  A Snap���Log cabin, containing three  furnished rooms; chicken house, woodshed, etc. The entire outfit for $125.  Apply-Pioneer office.  For Sale���Complete house furnishings for hree rooms and a kitchen.  Price for immediate purchase, $75.  Will sell sepai'ately.  Nick Palorcia was discharged from  the local hospital on Wednesday after j    The general attendance at the public-  being    an    exceptionally   exemplary  school .for the month  of March was  of entertainment a credit to tho union  and the city.  For Sale.���'The Biner block, centre  of upper town; four suites of housekeeping apartments; all furnished; always i en ted; adopted for any kind of  business; very cheap; monoy making  chance of life time to right couple.  Part cash, balance terms. Apply to  owner on premises.  E. Spraggett, road superintendent  fpr the Grand Porks riding was a visi-'  tor to Phoenix this week. Mr. Spraggett started a gang to work on Monday on the new highway close to  Fourth of July. The road leading to  the Number Seven mine is also to receive immediate attention.  Messrs. Emil and Louis 'Carlson are  among the :many Phoenicians who  from time to time have been inoculated with the "back-to-the-land."  fever. Both of them have purchased  lanfl in tho vicinity of Bonnington, for  which place they left on Friday morning. They expect to be away about a  month.  Jimmy Weir, one of the most popular clerks iu the Big store, severed his  connection with Phoenix on Tuesday.  Jim*hab secured an appointment at  the Granby company's Hidden creek  mint; and later will be joiued by Mrb.  Weir ,who is at preseut visiting in  Vancouver. A number of friends  were gathered at the station to wish  him bon voyage.  The large audiences thib week at the  Opera house testify to the increasing  popularity of   the Chalmers  Motion  Picture company.    Mr.  Wetherell   is  among  the  most expert operators in  the profession,  which with  the splendid machine in  use makes a combination difficult to surpass.    Tho pictures  are always clear and quite free from  that jerkiness so trying to weak eyes.  Among the improvements noted this  week was the addition to the musical  staff, T. A. Silas, the well-known local  violinist, supporting Mr. and Mrs. C.  Knight.   Another improvement contemplated is a considerable increase in  the size of the screen.  ate:  SBJJrJUlAiVbuUA  DOCTOR THE  NOT THE EFFECT  '   ^  II you  are  afflicted  with  boils,  pimples,  scrofula,  salt  rheum, eczema, or any other indication of impure blood, don't  waste time and money in external remedies-for the treatment of  these symptoms. ,       , �� >   ''  YOU PAN  AVOID ALL THESE THINGS  BY TAKING NYALS' BLOOD  PURIFIER  Sometimes there are no outward symptoms of impure  blood, but instead there is_a feeling of langour, a run down  listless condition, loss of appetite,��� showing- that the organs and  tissues of the body are not beintf nournished as they should be.  The use of Nyal's Blood Purifier is followed by the  most pleasing- results. The boils heal up and disappear; the  skin becomes soft and smooth again, instead of harsh and  'scaly, or pimpled. The liver is stimulated, the blood enriched,  and soon the'whole system feels the beneficial effect of this  excellent remedy. , v_  Phoenix Drug Company  -'Phone 16. T. S. ljuancu, Manager  The King's Hotel  ���"   "The Pride of the Boundary"  PHOENIX, B.C.  A home in the centre of, the camp; ' only five minutes 'walk  from  the Granby mines; clean and comfortably furnished rooms;  Steam Heated throughout.  Division III on Top  'jS^'V,'  if r-\*  ./*,<.�����  )-,  ���&*  . Vp.; OXLEY,  w PropHwtor  "J" ^tBegs^to' announce that he has secured, the-sole .agency in "Phoenix     i>~'  ./> A s|or the'Frach'e Bros.,' well-known "Nurserymen of" Grand Forks, t'j  I  ' ,/' and wiUhereafter carry an assortment of ji-xV^'V^V'f^^'y^'ii  Cut Flowers, Wreathes and an %?** Hoiise Plants  Beautiful Selection of Easter SLIIIies and .    -  Carnations on hand for Easter Sunday  Great Northern Railway  Special Round-Trip  T- t  K   "* *  1 - ^ . i  Home - Seekers  Fares from Eastern Points to British Columbia,  now, on sale via the Great Northern Railway.  Have your eastern friends spend their vacation  out West.   Return fare from  Chicago, $61.15;   St. Louis, $55.90;  St. Paul, $56.15.  Similar reductions from all imrnAan-    a  Eastern points. For particulars, sue J- V. "INGRAM, Agent.  Church Services  r>  J- I  ''i  JrK*'*-  St. Andrew's (Presbyterian) Church  ���Service will be held tomorrow (Suu  day), April 13th, at730 p.m.    A cordial  welcome.    Rev. J. R. Munro.  Methodist Church ��� Sunday fechool  and Bible class, 2.30 p.m.; evening service, 7.30 p.m. Prayer meeting, Thursday evening, at 7.45 p.m. Rev. J. J.  Nixon.  St. John's Church���Sundays: Holy  Communion, 8a.m.; Matins, 10.30 a.m.;  Holy Communion and sermon, 11 a.m.;  Sunday school, 3 p.m,; Evening service, 7 30. Week days: Matins, 7.80;  Evensong, 6.30. Wednesday, Holy-  (v'oniimmion, 0 a.m.  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  2.30   pm.  Kvening Service at  7.30   p.m.     Ifov  1 atliei Chuinel, pallor.  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.  J. C. Warner, manager of the  Richmond Consolidated Mining  company, has arrived in Rossland  froni the coast. He has received  orders to proceed with the opening  up of the company's mine there.  patient in that institution for tho pah I  few days.. _  W. R. Whittaker left oil Wedneb-  day morning for Vancouver. Owing  to the' illness of the baby, Mrs. "Whittaker s departuie has been deferred for  some time. ,  Edward Brown of Greenwood came  up for a short visit this week. This  time Edward will return, to his home  burg without taking away any of ,the  city's real estate with him.  Miss,McKnjght, matron of thu pen'  oral hospital,, wishes' to acknowledge,  with' thanks, a donation of linen to  the .institution from the 'Woman's  Auxiliary of St. John  \ \ JW^/.'McI��aY;,"'who __,-- ,     ^ x ,.,,  fvoui a Hay-purclwising trip to Molson;  left again' on Tuesday for his ranch  near Danville, where he will commence pruning operations in the orchard. _-  -Jas.. Walsh, one at' the BoundaryV  rjio��( popular hotel chefs, hat. taken  charge of the big Granby hotel  kitchen, it. Lorali, the former kitchen autocrat, having left for his ranch  near Chcwclah.  Albin Hendricksou spent a few days  in town this weelTvisiting his parents.  He is now enrolled among the students  of the Coeur D'Alene college, and .formerly was in the office of the local P.  Burns meat market. ^.       ^  W. O. Miller, C.P.R. supt. of this  division, accompanied by W. M. Ains-  lie, divisional trainmaster, and R. C.  Barker, chief train despatches 'arrived  on Wednesday and spent a few horn's  iu the camp on official business.  Does~the owner of a Crown-granted  mineral claim require a free miner's  license? This uuuiy was addressed to  us some time ago and on --(inquiry at  the' .Government office, Greenwood,  the answer was in the. negative. r  W. *S. Macy was a visitor' in the  biu'g.the latter part of last week. It  is reported that the Macy Hotel Co.  which has a lease on the Grarrby  hotel, will shortly take over the runr  uing_of the hoarding house at Hidden  creek.  '..  H. Hartley, city clerk, returned'tu"  town on Tuesday from a visit to  Spokane. Among the souvenirs of his  trip,"are three oiHrour- strange copper  Coins which lie informs us are. now  being used very extensively in Spok  aue as a medium of exchange.  The Rev. John AJittoii, of the Anglican church, was the guest for a few  clays this week of the Rev. L. B. Lee  of St. John's church. Mr. Mitten is  now stationed, in Lite Slocan district,  where his pastorate covers an area of  about fifty miles. ���'"."  Will the party who removed, without' permission, a first-class oil stove  from the bandiuom of the skating  rink, return same to the Pioneer office  or the chief of police. Information regarding its whereabouts may be addressed to Sherlock Holmes, Box 291:  Postoffice.  The ballroom of the Miners' Union  building is now in the hands of the  painters and decorators. Geo. Evans,  the well-known. Phoenix decorator is  in charge of the wqrk, which1 when]  finished will make that populur place I  unusuallyiow, sickness keeping a \*ciy  large number at home for the greater  part of the month; but strange to relate-it wa* Division III", comprising  tbe youngest pupils in the school, that  was the least affected by illness, and  who captured, with a percentage of 87,  the coveted banner for attendance.  Divisions I and II followed1 closely  with percentages of 88 aud 85 respectively. The following were credited  with perfect attendance for the  .month: v  ' Division 1���Marjorie Elkius, Annie  Hendrickson, K. McKilla, Elizabeth  Mussyito, J., Mussato, G. Neugebauer.  F.' Nicholson, J. Owen,' W. Owen,  Kedrick'Strand, M. Vezzetti, F. Wal-  -ters and^V. Wheatiey." v  ( 'Division II���Enis Abranson, Evelyn  Draisey, Bessie Eustjls.'EditbL-Jofcnaon^  ^Mlchela,* Muriel'Miller,  _ ��� ���Kowlttnds'.-.O.' Rowlands,  Hellie Boine, Ingi-id Peterson, H. Staf-  foixl, O. Vict, R. Wilson, Hannah  Wilson.  Division III���A. Catterina, D.  Draiseyi Anna Johuson. Ella Johnson,  IJ. Johuson, Angelina Mussatto, -H.  McDonald, R. Makwa��, Mariana  Kukas, V. Smith, Henrietta Thompson, C. Vick, N. Vick, W. Williams  and Lizzie Williams.  Bar Stocked with Finest Wines. Liquors, Cigars  'PHONE 20.  FINE BATHROOMS.  L  J. E. McDonald  Proprietor  The splendid dinner, on Sunday,  celebrating the changing of the proprietorship of the Deaue hotel, was  Avell patr'ouized, upwards of 171 partaking' of "the bounteous spread provided by the new'proprietor, J. K.  Mecredy. The. dinner was a revelation and few outsiders imagined that  such an array of delicacies could be  obtained in Phoenix., They were all  there, however, antLconsiderable credit is due the chefs of the establishment,  Messrs. J. D. McAskill and Geo.  Dawson for the tasty and appetizing  manner in which the good things were  prepared.  C.P.R. Plans Enormous Tunnel  The C.P.R. company has decided  on a second tunnel in the western  mountains. ' This tunnel will be  sixteen miles long, being nearly  four miles" longer than the famous  Simplon pass in the Alps, and nearly twice as long' as the Lothberg  tunnel opened, Jasfr year.' The new  'timnel^Jjill vbe>tbfr(ough - the'famous  Klcklugf'H.prseJpassJof the Rocky,  "mountains." 'The"eastern portal will  be in Alberta and the western portal in British Columbia. Careful  computations indicate that the  work will cost $14,000,000 and take  seven years' to complete. <This is  based on the data secured from construction records of five large Alpine tunnels. The tunnel, like that  at     the     Selkirk-   range    through  Rotrer's pass, will reduce the track-  .     .-:    .- ���!_     i .1- .,:tu  ���&  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, rSaskatchewan and/ Alberta, the-ATukon Territory, theNoitlv  west Territories and in a portion of the  Province*,of British Columbia," may- ������  Ieaao<l-fov ni'term ot twenty-one1 yea  at ttu uotfual l-euttel of *Jllan aero,:  more than 2,fiaT> acret* will be lea  one appHcatit. ���( /"*-.."��'>., '��� w\>.",\  \ Application for" it lease must bey  by the applicant t in person  Agent or Sub-Agent of the distrS  which the rights applied for are'!  ated. ^  In surveyed territory the laud nnuj  be described by sections, or legal suoS  divisions of sections, and in unsur-)  veyed territory the tract applied for'  shall be stakes' out by the applicant  himself.  Each   application   must be   accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for arc not.  available, but not otherwise.   A royal  ty shaH"bc paid on  the mcichantable  Deane Hotel  J. K.; MECREDY, Prop.  ���;'���'   '-   '���'  ;^:    '  TABLE D'HOTE DINNER  SONDAY NIGHT, April 12  MENU ������-  . SOUP. .  ��� -,   Cream of Oyster  '.[���.Xi-'^Z':....:....��WH  ...........      .,:  Fried Hajlibut, Hollandaise Sauce  BOILED  . Ham and Tomato Sauce .,  Boston Cream Puffs  .;���'���./;:-. ENTREES     / ^  Fried Spring Chicken, Corn Fritters  Chicken Fricasse and French Peas  Macaroni and Cheese  '���'���> - Stewed Mutton and Vegetables  :'   ROASTS ��  Beef, Yorkshire Pudding  Pork and Apple Sauce  ��� Turkey and Jelly  Lamb and Mint Sauce  GOLD MEATS  Salad, Lobster and Mayonnaise ,  Ham, Beef, Mijtton, Pickled Pork  .VEGETABLES" ���"  :: Cream Mashed Potatoes  Scarlet Runner Beans  "   DESSERT '  Vanilla Ice Cream  English Plum Pudding, Brandy Sauce  Pineapple      Assorted Pies  TRANSIENT QUESTS, BOo.  many miles of dangerous snow-  shed* Grades will be reduced  from two and a half per cent to less  than one per cent.  ���  Improvements now under way  and proposed will make the C. P. R.  main line shorter than any other  transcontinental line in America by  three hundred miles. Grades and  curves will be better than on any  American road, and the company  looks to develop the western outlet  to'the Orient. Complete electrification of the Rocky mountains"division bas practically been decided  upon. This latter innovation will  mean,a saving of two-thirds in the  cost of fuel.  a"e"by hvetnilcs and do away with  output of the mine at the rate of live  ��������'u/ "_.*���'_. J cents per,ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnishthei Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, such returns should be furnished at least once  a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only��� but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available  surface rights may, .be- considered  necessary for the working of the mine  at tho rate of $10.00 an acre. ,;  For full information 'application'  should be made to the Secretary of tin;  Department of tho''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.  Card of Thanks  The kindly sympathy extended to  us on the death of my dear husband,  Jas. Stalker, has touched me deeply,  and, on behalf of myself and late  husband's brother, Chas. Stalker, I  Iheartily thank all those who by  word and act, have expressed their  sympathy with us in the. loss wc  have both been called upon to suffer  Mrs. Jas. Sx.M.KiiK.  Lyric Theatre  The opening performance of the  new Lyric Motion Picture;/theatre, on  Thursday, drew large audiences,  standing room being- :it ������-/j.;oniium  from the opening to the closing hour,  while Messrs. Chas. King and Chas.  McKay furnished a series of tuneful  selections of descriptive music. The  show will bo open nightly throughout  the week at seven o'clock with afternoon matinees at 1.15 each day. The  .management also announce a complete  change of programme on Tuesdays,  Thursdays and Saturdays. ������ The little  theatre has been tastefully fitted up  and the seating accomodation assures  every patron an opportunity for a  good veiw of the screen.  Mineral Act.  Form I'\  C,'KRTU;iCATK OF IMPHOVKMKNT9.  NOTICK.  "Jlcliiiont Fi-nctional" Minem! Claim. Hitimte  iti tho Groenwood -Mining Division of Yale itin-  triot.  ��� Wlicru located:���Oreenwocxl Camp.  "TAKK NOTICK, Unit I. Donald J. Miitlicsun.  iitfcntfor lCi'ir- K. Jackson, Free Minor's Crr  tlficntcKo.-Hl.8U0n, intend nixly days from tho  dutc hereof, to apply to the Minim? Recorder  for a ���Certificate of Improvements for Ihe  purpose of obtaining �� Crown Grant of the  above claim.     ���    .      ���  And further take notice Unit.action, under  Kcction :17, uiusl be commenced before the Issue  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this IHth day of March. A.D. 11)13.  / D. J. MA.TJIKSON. Ajfenl.  L'r -._ir\ /r, 'A  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Bag-  g-age Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.      Phone A65  Janies G. McKeown  Call for   your   skates   at the rink,  ou Monday between 3 :ind 4.30 p.m.


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