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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Apr 8, 1911

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 i  4  fi  i  '3  (?^        APR IH911  p \  ,-*-.,     �� *������;    ,.)v,.        >/,     .>  ^/CTORlX> %  c<  .     -     j.r    *���' ,  V,i ' V/,���-.!���)��.';������..:;/;.:.^v;;:-i.-...  '.    "    "   "       .7   i - -'���' ~S*&^ffi*T-"1''-'*!*t"'.��,;;,ra'i.  Twelfth Year ,  ��U   ���JnuM'tsJti  ���&FM?>'B-C:> SATlfRDAY, APRIL 8,  1911'7 .  **^������������_..  i .  A PROLONGEDSTRIKE ��  IS NOT LOOKED FOR  <~m^^mm   " '      i , <���  ,G^iy8.jG^:S^R^WiU Last  -���.   Until June.  The King's Changes Hands.  Frank M. Harrison, an experienced hotel ; man<, pfUSpokane, has  purchased the business and furnish  y 'lillpi  Although the strike in the Crow's  Nest Pass coal mines if prolonged  may cause a cessation of operations  with the Granby company, such an  occurrence is not looked for, according to F. 'M. Sylvester, assist-  - ������ i .   .�����       ��     *        -(-  ant   to   General. Manager Jay P.  Graves, who   was in; Phoenix from  Spokane on Tuesday.  Mr., Sylvester visited the   Crow's  Nest towns' JasY weeic  to   acquaint  himself with . conditions there,   arid  is of the opinion   that the- existing  difficulties   will right   themselves in  the near! future..'    THe^mine operators  offered- an agreement  almost'  identical to that in force,previous to  Aprilrlst, with Man5 increaser,of 5.55  per cent in wages, which; appears to  have   been  satisfactory tp   a   large  per centage of  the miners, particularly those with  families residing In  the Tdistridt.    NoW   that "the- strike  is on and the  erstwmie'miners %ho  I Boundary Mining Notes I BOOlfPRY SHIPMlWi  \Jr -��� ~~~���--���J;     TOTAL HALE-Milll  r ��� ��.����..����*, ��������.tuu����n-,":Jay.p   craves,-genera! manager: "    ^ ,     ^mtyWM:^  *n&s pf,therK?ng>^,bqtel;thetrans-' of the   Granby company,   who has I Allf   ;:     '     " *\ '  '    ^    ||*lil  fer having been   made Wednesda^.   heen spending the   winter in   Cali-  ��U*?Ut fMmeS *". 'P^SMm  fer having been .made Wednesday.  Messrs. E. P. Shea and W R. Wil  liams,   the  late  have  proprietors, ;v;n  conducted the King's for^thlfpast  two years, but, owing to the illness  of Mr. .Shea,, who has been bed��  ridden for. the past five months,  they decided to dispose of their in-  terestsV The consideration is stated  to have been about $4,500.  While we regret to lose Messrs.  Shea and Williams from the business interests W the city, Mr. Kar-  rison Vwill uridpiibteaiy pfovera  worthy successor, being ybung'and  energetic with a thorough knowledge of the. hotel business. Under  his management the. King's will  continue to be one of the most popular hotels in the city. -;  Months, Increase 6^r|l9io  xim  been spending the winter in California, will, return to Spokane next  week.  .-��� At the Tip Top mine, in Skylark L ,f'ab��r ,r��.ub,e* in tbe C'ow's  camp, good progress is being Lde ^'ItlT "*"** ^"'���*****  on a tunnel  being driven to cross- summer looks Prop.ttoUS for, many  cut the' ledge*, which is ���o, in over 7��" '�����**�� "���   '" '���#&  lCWfeet.'   A  force of fivemenare      ^"T6;     . '"":  Both the Granby and British C6I-  .  .     ' >    ���   *  employed.  umbia Copper smelters are pressing  f ��� JV^?.h;  *T*V.* tHe ���*-.���� *��� ����h -ter mark of ore  ��&*Srtty0s��*t stake, have hitfor  ��ew fields, it will hot be an unJikely  proceedings that ,the .miners with  homes in the coal towns will shortly  vote to go to work again:     j  The Granby company has sufficient coke on hand to keep the entire battery of furnaces at the smelter in operation for about six weeks,  or by running five furnaces operations could be continued till the  middle of June, when it is hoped  the difficulties in the coal district  will have been settled.  The coke consumed represents  about half the smelting costs of  Granby ore, so that the freight  charges on coke from more distant  colleries prohibits the consideration  of such a move at the present price  of copper. * ,  Asked    concerning   the    Hidden  Creek  mine,  Mr.   Sylvester  stated  the   development   work    continues  with gratifying results, and it is altogether  probable that   the Granby  will  exercise   its   option   which expires in the course of a few months.  The   Granby is   also   looking for  the development of a valuable producer in  the claims recently bonded  on   Copper  Mountain, at   Chesaw,  which are now  being explored ..with'  Great Silver Producer: ;  That the Cobalt; district"of On-  rtMo is one- of-thesgreatest* it not  the greatest silver producing region:  ���.lift, thefworld, is evidenced by tjj&  Ca# .-th*'* ^��s now> oijly;sev*rfc years,  nearly $5OOt0PO   worth of precious j r���^  metals:    "."���"*"       "        P      ?;   Itlje British Col  ,Myers Creek Coal and Coke company, .was in Phoenix yesterday.  He states that development work  on the coal, property at Bergen is  being carried on actively ��� and is  showing up splendidly.  The Athelstan mine of the New  Dominion Copper" company again  appears /among the shippers this  week. Now that shipping facilities,  through the Jack Pot. mine have:  been completed it is expected the  Athelstan will maintain;a small but  regular, output. .,   ?      .      -,-���    ���  The,,* International;    Smelting   &  ^efinipsr/co|n^any): pf, Bostohi   has  Raritan;pjanjt. the smelter product of  smelting at these reduction works,  the latter establishing a new record  this week.    '   -���'',''���" -Kr*-���..���������'"������ '  The total ore , shipments ft.ffrom  Boundary mines this weekV amounting to 39,674, establishes a new record for 1911, and forces the total  shipments for the year to date past  the half million mark,'which shows  a. slight increase over the output  *��rini? the same, period Jn J910,:r  .-it a  Predicts Copper Will Advance.  TTiere  is no longer aaVdou&^in  the minds of the   best judges qf^jhe  copper situation, but what .the metal  im^rlcet ttksrfiiia!iy>tbu<:hed" "a^lfarVl  -.pan '.basis.    Although   there is   at  umbia- Copper com-I present   very little  business   doing,  The ;fi��ures  as   compiled   by thi 1^��^ ^ich heretofore has been re-  the fact is  due more to   tbe   unwil-  rltarid Bureau of Mines show that   .*  *y.tbe U��,ted ?^tCS SmeItJnrM��ngness of producers to make price  & Refining company. /concessions   than   it   is    to the  ab-  The British Columbia Copper! sence of local demand. The Unit-  company smelted 13,250 tons of ore) ed States Selling company could,  this week, which is probably a ��* ��s understood, easily have sold  record tonnage for the reduction fully 50,000,000 pounds of copper  works. The tonnage from mines during the past two weeks had it  is as follows: Mother Lode, 7,792 been disposed to make the price  tons; Napoleon, 263; Jackpot, 1,008;  Ontario" Bureau of Mines show that  there were only 158 tons of ore pio-  duced there in 1904, while there  were over 34,000 tons produced in  1910. This is certainly a magnificent increase, but the most interesting studyjs in analyzing the  figures in such a way as to show  the true prolificacy of the district.  In 1910 there: was a total of ( 34,-  239 tons produced and the average  contents per ton figured 890 ounces  which at 50 cents per ounce, would  bring $425 per ton. Think of this  for an average!.  , There was a total amount of  30,000,000 ounces produced, valued at over $15,000,000 and there is  every indication that these figures  will be greatly increased at the end  of 1911.,    H.,'--v. ,',,������. L  Rawhide, 4,087; Athelstan, 100.  Pennsylvania coke, which the British Columbia Copper company are  now receiving, costs about $12 a  ton in Greenwood. The freight  charges from Connersville, Penn.,  are about $9.50 per ton. Crow's  Nest Pass coke costs about $8 laid  down in Grand Forks, the freight  being $2 per torii  Mayor Secures Contract  A dispatch' from Victoria states  that the contract has been awarded  by the works department for the  erection and completion of a hand-  some hew court house at Grand  ���u   j- j j ���..    ~. . Forks.    The;; contract has been   se-  Wc*rT       f - rJ* lar*e- -^d -^RoBert   Gaw, who  enjoys  ly copper^ and iron and the prop- the distinction of being mayor of  erty will be convement to the com- the city, the price being i, the  pany s smelter. neighborhood   of   $40,000.    Work  Boundary Ore Tonnages  Following are the  returns of the  output of the mines and smelters of  therefor 12# cents. It declined,  however, to offer anything under  \2% cents, notwithstanding the  fact that some of its competitors  have been selling in a small way at  12^ cents.  During   the past   week   negotiations   have   been   taken  up   by this  same company for the sale of a very  large amount of copper���much of it  for( foreign delivery���at  12^ cents.  The prospect for  an   early consummation, the   surplus stocks   now in  the hands   of this  concern   will be  very materially reduced. Generally  the Boundary district for the week Ithere is a growing inclination PnJ the  erjding April 8 and for year to date, j Part of many of the   consumers to  break   away   from   their   hand-to-  year  .25,975    317,975  At the Cliff mine, Rossland, the  Granby has a force of fifteen men  at work, and it is expected regular  shipments will be commenced during the summer.  of construction will begin forthwith.  Ajwaiter miist hear many things  and yet be1 deaf, and must see many  things and yet be blind.  ending Ap  Granby. ....  Mother Lode.......  jack Pot    Rawhide .   Snowshoe   Number Seven.....  Phoenix Amalgmt'd  Athelstan.   Fife  ���SB-       Sl*,\?   �����������������������*��������������� *s>  Total..... 39,674  SMELTER TONNAGES  Granby 26,930   319,879  B.C. Copper Co. A 3,250      151,953  6,174  489  5.007  1,900  129  88,221  8,971  44,866  38,880  \,3S0  1,950  152  60  501,530  mout policy and preseut indications  are that this will manifest itself in a  demand of exceptionally large pro-  portions in the very near future,  with the result that prices will undoubtedly score a further fractional  advance.  ���#��      Latest Stock Quotations  Asked     Bid  Granby Consolidated. .38.00 32.00  B. C. Copper ....   7.00      6.00  Hedley Gold. 17.00- 16.00  ���wmZv&&$,  '������������iidvv.  i&yyy  mm  mm  SI  11  ;ll  m '4. .  Base Ball Season Opens.  ^^as^griSB^^i^^        ���     Therbase^all season in the BoiJhd- ���"��   ��T| f" &k j��  ,h-��-������ #��� jf"\  -   ~  Greenwood  at the  latter city Sun- ^��� ���rk-��-- **-������*��� '  day afternoon. As an inaugural  for the season it was classy throughout,- being replete;-with   sensational  TendeKf&ill &'rtceiv.ll# tlftl^&tagfcd  up to the 22nd day of April, 1911, at 5 p. m. for  ��� the purchase of Block,27, Subdivision of Lot  ���     No. 641,.<Groupe l,Neyr^Westminster district,  ] situated in the city/of^Vancouver, and' being  tlie site of the old'provincial court house.^ Each  tender must be enclosed in a registered letter  i"  )   ������>  ���and'*fast'work:- * **" "  *���"*"" ........^..i,  ,- .    -- . -  -         r'ThjsPhtfeniLd^^^  .    ^i^hpusetSit^^nd^must be accompanied by ���   '   *    '  "'    O*   '/J'"     t   '   '   '''''('^f  '    ^j&^j^c^^^ to�� -^"C" for the enemy and* had^no  , of the purchase money. < Payment for the prop-    "  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  '' "h*LLl   h v   Vs     Modern, Batnrboms.1  *���* *, *1 M    <T*       W    at  it (        (.W  Defrbt.  ��� ���* *,  l\  erty will,be accepted'hi installments of on'e  &?Hfil*$i %ej purchase; jtfoney: /.The -flrstV  such installments to be paid within 30 days  afteJKlhp''acceptances of "the? tjahder, and the  t other three annually thereafter, with interest  at the rate of 6 per cent per annum. In the  ��� event'of the] person ���*whose tender is accepted  difficulty in,maintaining,- a safe lead  from the start.,"?- ���    , vy " ,*.��     ^,   ?  \ Pattison and   Blair .were'given-'a  try-out   on -- the (( rubber . and;, both  look good to local  fans, while/Mat-  \i"i', * *  1 * v <  ��    V  STEAM HEATED.      EllECT&IC LIGtfTE0  -i i  James Marshall, Prop.  I'   V  /ailing to complete,the, first installment within'  -tice ��� Pr��Y,ed   an< expert with> ,the big  90 days of the notice of such acceptance the  Sale to,him will ,be "6aricelled'and his 10 per  ,oent deposit forfeited."  The cheques.of the,suc-'  ���*k^\nn��f��'a 1   -*���---       r��   -  -     - .. ���_-TH    *i_ _.    __^A.   .**J SMI      _     1     s>        �� t.  1 < u   '��� i.   , v-;  Phoenix, B.G.  1 (   *  -J , *V  j . f .'  i t  .rr��Vri"01Tf" VftT11^"*   V1-3 ��"��*4��e��,p-t cne,suc-     -     --v,.--  ��-,---.t -;.���   -���������-  '-,��*���.%* ����-,,.  cessful tenderers wlU be returned. The highest   the stick:  McAstocker and   McKen-  Or anv tendfir Will nnf nfiPflaHarilv h��  ar.Por.fWI     'I "������," ���       '-       '       <���  ' *  na held th^e. second s and,* third sacks  down with the expertness',aind'agil-  ity of   professionals,   while  |Smith,  QUEEN'S HOTEL  nut;, Mitchell gets everything going-. '  his wav at ,first and   is ,. hero wiVh I'**' '    Ri V: CHISHOLM,' Prop.'  DANNY DEANE, Manager.  his way at .first and js ?a hero with  **'~       '**i' j-�� -�� ~ f*-k*  * * j ���   ���  i.'��  ^    - ji      t .��i/eparcmenc or Liands,, ',*>s    ,     *x     ,  ,' -"-je W1s    ptwcMuuai**,    wnnc   pmicn,  '   ,'.' -'���'   ,      f- teiv,**   ���   ���.���-;'->,-7^-^v .-,' '" .thefoute,:. 8-^ens-,: ForvGreen-  '--     ,  .   ..     'y   Opening of the Phoenix, >,:,. I "lnrf   -M^n��������M    r-i^f    d..������h  Private School  /' i'  '   ,' -  .'4-     t* ,..  t rv*tf lr6risi^es;Anenue:   ;   j  .*!    '.  '       I  ? J ^ i I  I -'.���-���  '   f r  I        '       ��,  "  ^ i.SPBpiAL Private DAT1fCi,A8SjEs"for,  ,. ^Boys and: Girls. between the ages of, 6  >   jandM years Willi be opened on April  ��� - jiM, 1911;; yyA '**- * - *:l'#    '.  Ia^aM^itibiii^ ;the usukl Scnool Sub-'  , jects, a new and Up-to-Date Binder-'  &A����rBN;aCLAa^> w^ijl jVhe ")formed; ;f6V  CiIpK'S ���^-1-*Jrsi^-k<--rk    w��rk *J n*>    sO   V<>( -tftfT    sf\/\    *      _   .      . J  4 :^bin^4 I^nts-.^ Cl^ss*'VjJticlusi?e  ' ,'&'/*C-rulr..;k(A^ltk!.:$8.<)6'; per quarter  Senior ot- Advanced Clasaes-^Olas^es  wood, ..McDonald; . Clerf, Russell'  and' McCarthy,,diyidedr honors on  the battery, in^trying.to hold Phoe-I  nix in check  si'--,      -* '1 I  ���'   !  �����  //    iH  C  -.it.  , This is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city,  heated by steam, and well1 furnished thoughout  for the accommodation of the public. w Everything  Neat, Clean and Up-to-Date.' Meals' served at  ali hours. , ' <   '  Bar Stocked with Choicest Liquors and Cigars  CENTRALLY  LOCATED ON CORNER  BRIDGE   AND   KNpB   HILL  AVENUE  '.     I*   K   I  * 4*  Canadian Born.  V^e first saw lighten.Canada, the land'  .   ,   beloved of God, -.',-���  ---H   ��-    T  VVe are the, pulse of Canada, its mar-  J     row and/its blood,   '''      /     n ^  ^Lndiwethe;men of Canada can'fade'  ft ft' ;-- the world, arid brag \^ . ?! ���  That we were born in Canada, bt��neath  the British Flag.     '  -t'ew of us have the blood  of Kingsj  few are of courtly birth,       '  But'few'"are Vagabonds or>/rogueivof  >���l doubtful name Jand worth.  .��.���'��<>     f    i  >y       .   . +  I1 I  Steam Heated, Electric  Lighting.      : .    .  Telephone 48 and 26  *     I n'f  ^**rT"\  * v :.  TJ- V 1i     *  I Si-"} VX'"  H-  f, yi,;,yil, etrc.;.�����..:..;.:./$9.00,per:buarterx  tp;iHbWrn^ttendanc45 andcare^at^  ^  ^ntiBnis^paid to ^ each child's special Lv ' ..tafcte8 us 5�� br^;; .  "-   * ' .  -  requirements:    iV    ; -*r-   n:^.,.    That we were born m Canada beneath  s;^The teaching is of the highest ordeiV ,  the Br,fcish,.F^g. ;    !  .and i for ^successful results, H.  M. In-   We've yet to make our monev,  and  * * *��� *<�����- *��� ������>->������   1 *������     *      ��    ^   t     ��* k*1 ^_*/ I**** - -E v -r ������*  spectors Reports   stands unexcelled1 '   ' '   we've vet fco'malt f> nn-p fn.tn^v  Pupils are prepared for all examina-  'tibfrs/*'"^  ���-j/i"��    r-r: ^s,^//  h ><J^di vidual Tuition - may.he given,.  tor^ small, classes -f ormed in - the evenings for adults in Penmanship,' ,Eng-'  lish,,���(rrammar, ,Compositi6n, Draw-,  ing, Arittinfetic," Elocutioni Domestic  ^cience.L..:.:.L.:.::.$9.00 for two Subjects  Cdmmercial and Industrial ��� Bookkeeping t and  Typewriting  each * per  quarter..., .-. $9.00  TUITION BY \    '  Iron Beds and Mattresses  '���.*���" .1/ 1"!        ���J,",       '"VI-"- I C- -SS-S-i���S��  ��    ' l iWE have   a  nice   range   of medium   and   low, priced   Iron  Beds, Springs and Mattresses.,  They are selected  .,for   their quality. and  are  easy  on  your purse.      A .stock  of  Pillows, Comforters, etc., ors hand.  ��� life'happy  and  comfortable  in  the home.      Our Couches  'and  Easy'Chairs help to make life1 worth   living.     Our  store  is full of articles   that  are  both useful and ornamental.  Inspection Invited.  I v"  we've yet to make our fame,  But'we -have''gold and glory in  our  ",?*'clean colonial name; ;     n  And every, man's ���a millionaire if he  can onlv brag  That he was born in  Canada, beiieath  *J   the British Pag. u  ���"*v   ^"i ���"( * " *        -        /   *  No title and no   coronet   is   half  so  proudly worn    ��� '    ''   ���  * ���".    - -��  As'that-which we inherit, as. men Can-  , adian born. ���.'���,-���-       ,    .   ,.  -  We count no man so noble, as the one  who makes the brag  ���  ^  ^ , -  C.,;F.  EDWARDS, furSeIIeI  That he was born in Canada beneath  f- �����     the British flag. - .':,'���<  * - * ^->-"\ ��   *  I* s^. ������"*     ,. it      .  *J -!"���<���    1>.   '' '- *'*    '     .  ��lrf <)f           '           if'   ',                       1        f  ..'*Y> ..^.                  I.    <             "     J,l     *             "                 ^                      \I-  Highly   Certificated    Experienced  Scotch Teacher, Graduate o�� the E. C.  Training, College; six years Principal _,        .       ..   ,                 ,  of Board Schools; ,graduate of High V16  Dutch men have theii- Holland,  School of Art, and Graduate of the '        the-Spaniards have'their Spain,'  m__...... ��� 'J. .     J i , _ ��� '                       -��� The Yankee to the south,'of us, must  south of-us remain; r  For not a man dare, lift a hand against  the men who brag   >  That "they were born in Canada beneath'  the British"flag. ������>'���.   >'  f *  1 ���^���~  *   t  D. J��� MATHESON  ��� - Insurance Agent  FIDELITY BONDS, PLATE GLASS,  COMMISSIONER FOR TAKING  AFFIDAVITS.; ,  FIRE, LIFE.AND  ACCIDENT  PHOENIX,   B. C.  :&t��S-33^  SbT^Q^J^ \��*r  ')>���.  ujV v  I *>^ f ,*���  h.     r *  I fi -  1  11(1.  ���       1  ������   ,   'i*     *   �� .fit *������*'��;t 1 ' .  '^ ^First-alass Fir and Tarn--  Xaraci^oqd, $5.00 per cord  J   A :.  -Fihe'Wobd,' $4.50 per cord.  Pjne^Woc?^ v4puble ^t,  per  ��^'i  ^;:corii,v$6.0O.  M^  New "Millinery Opening;   .  'All models of the latest*Canadiah  and/American patterns.     An experi-<  enced   milliner   in' chargel * C. '$?.  Stork, Greenwood,  B. C.  Ph oenik-  Greenwood  > Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m. )  ���<"        k    "- '    lower town, 10.00 a.m. [Standard Time  Leave Greenwood     ^ 3.00 p.m. i  PROMPT  ATTENTION  TO  EXPRESS AND  FREIGHT  ,i i  JOHN J. EMLERTH,  1 (  Piano Tuning and  ��p /** t  WOOD  DEO^EKE��-OM   SHOKT  ���:j;-  '-mf  V    '  ii     l  iiiiiefsoii  Repairing1 a Specialty.  '   f    ��*  Can furnish Certificate of Metropolitan  Conservatory of Music,  Minneapolis.  ���* ' ��� . r ��� '  Ado:ressOrc9ers--Brookeyr�� Hotel | samples : : :  is our business and we arc  here to please you. The  next tinie that you want  ahy Billheads, Letterheads, Envelopes, Statements, Circulars,  Cards, Dodgers���in fact, anything- .in PRINTS G, phone 14  and we will  show you  I i*-r  3f<  S      ->  .in vi.i jiiijjtiiiaulillwrwiMMi��'uu<��i1.uiij'iiM.''"iuji"';.ts��'iiiw��-J''^'^'MAJ'^  *>. KJ"* J1* A" .1. A Aiip uTmim *���_...* u.Sy.t.M> *^v v. ...jti-i SfJk^ AUV^ jVAbj~#/w*l*$l**EGE*Rul^  U-1S.-^t'>&A'.Ax'-A'fcTC&T-!g-m--T.^  ���.WfOS^  1rui'*i!--isji<kil '   \>, '.'Sjl.'ii.J-.'t,- <;���<.,���  ra  Local and General  and Company  Two Nights  commencing  Two Nights  APRIL 12th, 1911  Hypnotism, Mesmerism. Mind-Reading, Magic,  Lightning Sketch Artist, Balladist, Illusions,  Ornamental Designing, Ventriloquism, and other  High-Class Acts.  COMPLETE CHANGE OF PROGRAMME  EACH  NIGHT  ADMISSION, 75c. and SI.00  Seats on Sale at Tom Brown's  CHILDREN, 50c.  Don't fail to see "Menthal."  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS  BANK  Capital  and   Reserve,   S5.2SO.OOO  Head Office  -  Established 1859  -   SHERBROOKE, QUE.  Wm. Farwbll, President.   S. H. C. Miner, Vice President.   J. Mackinnon, General Manager  x  .���:__ *  82 BRANCHES IN  PROVINCE OF QUEBEC  AND AT  WINNIPEG, MAN. VANCOUVER, B. C.  COLEMAN, ALTA. GRAND FORKS, B. C.  LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. PHOPJNIX,  B. C.  TABER, ALTA. PRINCETON, B.  VICTORIA, B. C.  J.   A.   McGuire   left   Tuesday   for  Seattle.  A P. Geddes left Wednesday on a  visit to Spokane. ���<,������.  W. J. Prendergast was in Eholt on  business Tuesday.  Danny Deane was a visitor at Grand  Forks Monday and Tuesday.-  The Phoenix baseball nine will soon  be in condition to meet all comers.  Fudgel Fudge! At the drug store.  A   fresh  supply just   in.     It's   good.  A dance will be given by the baseball team on Easter Monday evening,  April 17th.  j Harry Plaisance was in town from  Greenwood Tuesday shaking hands,  with old friends.  Chas. Fraser and E. E. Gibson of  Grand Forks were guests at the Brooklyn hotel on Sunday.  The early morning detonations tells  the stranger that there is something  stirring in these diggings.  Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Rowe left Tuesday  morning for Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.,  where they intend to reside.  Mr. and Mrs. Dave Oxley left on  Wednesday for Shuswap lake, where  they will reside for the summer.  ��� Robert Kerr came in on the Great  Northern last Saturday from Spokane,  leaving for Edmonton Monday.  Seedsl    Seeds!   Just arrived, a large  assortment  of   fresh  flower seeds at Love's drug store.  Mr. and Mrs T. A. Bean left on Monday for. Proctor, where Mr. Bean > has  been appointed agent for the C. P. R.  ��� Claude McAstocker left Monday for  Christena Lake, where  Mrs. James Marshall visited her  mother in Grand "Forks on Tuesday.  T^Rey- f Petrie of Greenwood  will preach in the Presbyterian church  Sunday evening at 7 o'clock.  T. B. Cosgrove returned Saturday  after spending a few weeks at Christena lake. He reports "growing times"  and looks for a big boom at the lake  this summer..  Herb Neil, captain of Phoenix silverware hockeyists, is reported to have  scored a romantic "goal" it Cascade  this week. Dispatches state that he  and a popular 'phone lady are honeymooning by silvry Christena lake.  At the regular meeting of Phoenix  Rebekah lodge, I. O. O. F., Wednesday evening, Mrs. R. K. Morrison,  who will shortly be leaving Phoenix,  was made the recipient of a handsome  set of sterling silver spoons, accompanied by an address expressing the  regret of the members of the lodge in  her departure. The evening concluded  with the serving of cake and coffee.  C.  Savings Department at all  Offices.  CORRESPONDENTS   ALL    OVER    THE   WORLD  intend matters in  their logging camp  Mr. and Mrs. H. Sturgeon, who have  been residents of Phoenix for the past  year, moved to Vancouver on Monday.  The Great "Mental" Coming.  Marvelous "Mental," the mysterious  man who is being talked of so much  through the Northwest will, with his  clever company be seen at the Phoenix Opera House for two nights, commencing  Wednesday, April 12th.    It  is doubtful if any man has caused the  sensation in this part of the country  that "Mental" has, and his wonderful  hypnotic power is being the subject of  discussion everywhere.    Some almost  impossible tests are performed.by this  strange man���bloodless   surgery,   hu-  .���?e^'!>le   and  man st��fcuary and many more tests  that other hypnotists dare riot attempt  will be seen here. Prof. Mental carries a supporting company of eight  entertainers, among them being  charming. Miss   Billie   Pare, .who   is  he will suner-1 mysfci^m��audiences everywhere with  P ��� " I mental telegraphy and  clairvoyance.  CaQ,P*     Annf.hp-*    nf   f.sSio    ��^���.,.,~~   .������     A-./.I   Wall Paper Bargains  f  To make room for the Season's new stock of Wall  Paper all last season's lines, many attractive and  pretty, will be disposed of at rock bottom prices to  clear. They are of neat and pretty patterns and  decidedly cheap.  We are also making: a biff cut in Leather Goods,  Glass, China, Earthenware and Novelties.   Call and  see tnenv*  o  Fastcy  THE PHOENIX DAIR  W. A. McKAY & SONS, Props.  Our milk, which was tested out by the Government  Inspector recently, ran above the, test required by law.  AEREATED CREAM AND MILK  Mrs. A. F. Geddes received news  Monday that her son Elmo, was suffering from blood poisoning on both  hands.  $100 buys a good sized cabin with  cellar and woodshed; good water and  convenient to Granby works. P.  Cranley.  Lovers of dancing are looking forward to Tuesday evening, April 11th,  when a dance will be given in the  Miners'Union hall.  Miss Nellie Webster went to Cascade Monday on a visit to her father.  Miss Mabel McKeown is relieving her  at the telephone exchange.  A chimney blaze at the residence of  Mr. Pope, Brooklyn avenue, gave the  fire department a run Saturday evening.   The brigade made a record run.  Mrs. Emma F. Langdon, field representative of the Miners' Magazine,  Denver, is in the city, accompanied by  her daughter, and will address the  meeting of the Miners' Union this  evening.  R. L. Mytton, who has been connected with the local substation of the  West Kootenay Power company, has  been transferred to the Greenwood  station and will take up his residence  in. that city.  S. G. Brewster and Geo. S. Reid of  Prince Albert, Sask., were guests of  their sister-in-law, Mrs. G. L. McNicol  over Sunday. Messrs. Brewster and  Reid have been inspecting the fruit  lands of the Okanagan and the Koot-  enays and will probably move to the  coast province.  / Another   of this company is Arthur  Valli, the most well  known and best  liked illusionist and lightning sketch  artist from   Australia..  It   was with  difficulty that Prof. "Mental" was able  to secure  the services of Valli for his  tour through Canada.    Valli is receiving great praise for his clever sketching,  and while here will, with lightning rapidity reproduce likenesses of  well known citizens of  this   city on  paper; also scenes in and around Phoenix.    While   in Bellingham,   Wash.,  Mr. Valli executed a drawing of Bellingham bay at sunset in colors in the  short time of 57 seconds.   This clever  piece of work was talked of for weeks  in that city.   Docothea DeVere,  the  popular little   balladist,  will   also be  heard in the latest  songs.    Miss De  vere's singing is winning friends for  her    everywhere.     The    newspapers  throughout   the   country are   saying  the following about "Mental" and his  company:   Bellingham Herald���"Marvelous Mental is the talk of the town,  and   he  completely   bewildered    and  mystified a fascinated audience at the  Bellingham theatre last   night.    The  audience was entertained to the limit."     Nanaimo   Free   Press���"Mental  held the audience spellbound and they  fairly gasped when he demonstrated  his   wonderful   hypnotic   power   and  mind-reading."    Cumberland News���  "For once the   billboards   spoke   the  truth, and the performance given at  the opera house last night by Mental  and company was an unqualified success.   There was not a weak spot in  the entire show."  Personal���Matrimonial paper. Descriptions of refined marriageable peo~  pie with means in all parts of the  United States. Paper 10 cents sealed,  Address Mrs. Bell, 1815 Magnolia Ave.  Los Angeles, California.  M  I  h  J.I  P&3 ���.?..  1  .c'J-  m  '���i.:-  'A.:  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  .-.��� {. ns'1 /j* ���'  and   ', ;:���' ���  Boundary Mining- Journal  ISSUED   WEEKLY r   j<i,i  -a* Phoenix, British, Columbia  ���hf-  ���  How to Save SVIomey  A Pointer to Housekeepers.  (-"���  . I'W-I.M  ',, Subscription, 2.00 per,year  . i. , ,5 2.50^tq United, States.,..; ���  Kay and Conway, Publishers:  '     -is.. - i.?i��   j-. ''   >   .: ' : -    ���      ��� '*'  '.'��.t"  f,;'  ,,ADVERTISING, SCALE,-  t .Look at,the financial,side of Zam-  Buk's use.     A cut   sustained in. the  home, the store' on the workshop, a  sore   which- is   unattended,' result's;  say, in festering' or blood-poisoning.  You have to lay off for a day or two!  What does that mean when pay day  comes around?  ' Zam-Buck  insures  .A^fl-^^n.^l-iQUflrXioenoQ (30days). ..$4.oo, you against that loss!  AJi'ttle Za'm-  Certifl^te'tf^ such   an    [n-   "   *  Application to I>urehase Land .notices (60, days)'' - -'   *    <*ii'j    ���'   ' '    ,-?. ��   ���������.'���     >. ���   >.  .:;.....;:::....���...;..:...;.; .:..$7^|yePtsa,^da^er(.��f;bIo^-Poiso"i"g,  DeH^ takes out the smarting- and heals.  Waj^n^^dnys)^;..''.!"'.((.....'.".'.,j^po .. ,Heads of ^families 'know how  ^^^-^���^^^���^^^..a.H1??. costly doctoring "is. Be wise and  f^^^to^ojivst .insertion; oand ^ act on the preventative line.' A box  cents a line for each subsequent insertion. non-P  c -v   "' " d '.' '���   '" \   '   "'.'' .       '     '  ^aren^easufernent.':.: "' ' '   .':'   . '   j oi.Zam-Bukm   the   home is   so,all-  round   useful.     The  baby's   rashes-,  the.older,children's cuts and bruises,  the inevitable- burn,, cut, or -scald   for   all   these, as   well   as for  more  serious   ailments,,,such, as piles, ul-  r i.'     ' J1J .  jP,.*V; Saturday,.,April 8, 4911 \  gs of.Cla  ��."'.  A Depressing: Influence.  -Any'kind of 'a'disagreement be-  tween employer anfd:e'mPloyes where   ^ '   exczemais   nng-worm,  the Ibreecjh1   hWs^so^idepe'dfas; to rZam-Buck is without a rival.  'cWe*fystVk%'>'>;"Vlosing!1 game 'to  bpMKand.the*fact must,not be-overlooked, that the "whole .people-suffer  ' as^elh'^'Tte' present-coal' .miners'  Strike'in tb'e trow's "lies't  Pass' dis-  ^.^^^^^te'P^ i.^yeJ-.Wterfering-  wi^thi^he,;,largeit,cpnsurpers.of,. coal  and rcokey is': haying ,a'. tertain -de^  etc.  Dangers of-Shaving���You  get  a'cut at'the barber's shop^ .A little  Zam-Buk\ smeared on the' wound  Pf^v5Mts(a11 dani??r. It" any ailment  has been ,, contracted, Zam-Buk  cures. _Mr. George Hobden, 108  Manitoba, .street,,St. Thomas, -Ontario, says:- /f*I. contracted barber's  rash, and, the whole of my leftcheek  broke-out in one mass of red waterv  -s<  pimples- and   sores.     These   spread  to the other .parts of. my face, until  face   arid  neck   were   covered* with  running   sores. '  How   far   the disease would have spread  had   i't   not'  been for Zam-Buk;  \ doht know!     I  applied   this'  Balm,  and'in ' a "short  time Zam-Buk "effected   a complete  cure."  Large   shipments   of high-class   spring  f     ' \       '       *      * (    ^ ' " * " ��/>'i J *.vP  toggery for* Men have just been  received  and should  be inspected.  New, Spring Shirts, Ties, Hats  Caps, Shoes and Hosiery  ^Bf, PfP.Rh. generally .speaking view  the,rnatter.w.ith,<r.a degree,of apprehension ^obtained by-past experiences ih'laboHroUbies of this -'���nature.  VVjhile^ it;is' ^eneraIly"beiievei^, tfe'  ' *���' *V-A *''    ''it"!'      -*������������*     -."��� >^S ������   'V '    L- U.  <- I  :s��,k�� '^ .^g^tedjn^sdme^ajii^er  ln a short- ;time, there is , that spirit  offunrest:that bodes no good to the  mining-interests-of'^this'   district. ,     ���        _ ..  Along drawn-out strike' lihat woiu'lci       Zam-Buk   SoaP   ^ as good   as  canie   fhV cm^lVsiV:.'"-^^ ".J:.!'-' J  ltne   balm,   but   in  a different   wa>.  Washed Jn! Zam-Buk Soap the skin  is disinfected and disease germs lying upon it are killed. Mothers  will, find it unequalled for baby's  bath.- -    -- ��� - - ,  ,  Zam-Buk Balm and Zam-Buk  Soap are sold by all druggists and  stores-at 50c. for. the balm and 25c-.  tablet for'the soap.  These gOQds are the kind that will appeal  to the man who is careful about his dressing ahd:spending'too: Have a look <in  and we think you  will  do some buyino-.  J. Carson & Co.,  LOWER TOWN, PHOENIX, B C.  cause' the!^smelters! and^" mines." to  elope downjfor,/ any great length fof  time,would.work an? almost.irreparable loss to' the whole people of-the  Boundary   district   that   would ' re-  #Hp^!:^;t?^i^in^ .'Thepe'o^  pie- have been Jppking/orward to  a i season >, of^unusual > aortivity ;Jand  prosiperi-ty and'-'^rea-t htfpe'��< hlave  been ' entertained-   tha't "p'eace   and  ^^W;^o^ "^eign; ;SWf !/tffi  mining; interests . plight , reach, jjie'  stage';of development whi^h . wc��i4d  cause, a general prosperity' wa'Ve  th^t.tve "would all' bev able to'g-et in  ^Sft'���'1^'. . 'I. is; hoped, however,  ^^b.the miner.s! will soon ,~ adjust  thftir d^erences with the.operators  and thus preclude -the- possibility of  astrike'for all time to come."  For the.first  time in   Canada the.  Dominion ��� government   will*   cross  swords with the trusts.     Tt'is to be  a %ht to a finish, so far as the government is concerned.    .It is the determined  intention of the represent  tatives of. the Canadian   people that  the-trust evil, as it' is known inthe  United States, shaH   not obtain any  footing, in>thjs. Dominion.  .Thomas Lewis, retired president  of the United Mine Workers will go  back to work in. the mines.  Changing Time  'Starting'e'kacti'y "'at   rhidnight on  March- 9th time   was i.ann'ihilated in  France for the^spa^of   niqe.,minutes and^ twenty-one   seconds..    On  the strpke^of the ho^/ajj^the''clocks  in the n^pubijc w^e,;stiopaed.for the  period**wdic��t%fcb��in order* (o'Kcomply  with the lawmaking   the-l(t:��im.e..the  same in all plactfc within a*Y*k��4JMs of  fifteen   degrees   and    regulAtiftg *'it  from   the .meridian   of   Greeifwic'lV'  England.     All   railway   traias.J*ff<pn  time   were   held   up;    those    which  were behind schedule  were allowed  to   make   up    the* difference.     The  new time' will   not   be   used   at   the  wireless stations for signalling ships  until June 30th next.     It has   taken  a quarter of a century   to  overcome  the French, prejudice against taking  time   from   Greenwich.     Now   that  this has been accomplished   there is  feeling in Parii, that England in  return should adopt the metric system.  sosKisasfjrpi.  '' ft's going- to be an  easy, matter for you  X;?t9' ���:*?*i*{y   yourself "in ' Clothing ���' this  ;���/��� !?Pr'ng, if you. come  here   to   do it. ���   If  you have any pet ideas   about what you  want you'll find   us able   to  meet   them.  (Generous     values ��� more     than     your  .'money's   worth���that's   the   idea   we're  .working pn  here.     You'll  learn,   if you  jhaven't   already,   that   we   make   good  lalong that line.;  Our Clothes���whatever, their price���-are  wfuH fifth better  than   the   clothes   that  to   them   in   intrinsic    value,,.at;   other   stores.  ^r^^89h^f V��r^����^ in Gents' Furnishings  ���> -<+*i.~,yy--yy v-'- ^  v * y,yy   4 .,',; -v..-, :. /���.   , ���.:��� ������:..   '       ,  ���% yyyy  The Finest Quality in  MILK AND CREAM  at   Strictly - Fresh - Eggs  J. W. Hannam, Proprietor  la Canada,- $2.00 per Yr.  In U. S. $2.50 per Yr  IS^VPHySt'lSAilii 'tt'' '.���'*Jw*wTp7**T&-ri^i!-pirm-sa-.- <j-h'm ���SiimiSSii EW ARRIVALS  We have just received-a shipment of the latest in  SILVER, BRASS AND COPPER WARES  SETS%TrFTE^����N   TEA   SETS'   ^th. Tray,   DESSERT  ��iiJ.b, EIC, m Silver Plate.  COFFEE PERCOLATORS, etc. in Copper.  t<. ��z��%#ra"new and up-to-date-but must be ���  NO TROUBLE TO  SHOW  GOODS.  1    '"��� ������iMiaisiBias-st-.ss-i-.sBssn-i  B. C. Mining  taamaaaVssaa^aasaaaaaaawwwsaamikmm 's^m'faMWanTnsswnTansaaaaammnmnmmm ��� i  E,  BLACK  The Jeweler  II  Medicinal Preparations  We have just received a full line of International  Preparations,   including   Poultry   Food���  Stock Food, Louse Killer-just the thing  for this time of the year.  PEROXIDE���Just in  a fresh supply of PAROXIDE���  all sizes���25c, SOc, and Sl.oo.  LOVE'S   DRUG  STORE  ' Up to date the mines in British  Columbia have produced over $347,-  000,000.  The only coal mine working in  the Crow's Nest district is the Mc-  Gillvray Creek Coal & Coke Co. at  Carbondale near Coleman.  The Bluebird mine near Rossland  in a 16-inch vein assayed gold, $23;  silver, $50; lead, 13 percent; zinc,  10 per cent, and   iron, 27 per   cent.  The striking coal miners expect  the companies to sign up individually and thus break the operators'  association. The representatives of  the companies, however, assert that  Western Banking Prospects  M.  A.   Macfarlane  0f  Montreal  inspector of, the Eastern Townships  Bank, made  an official   visit to   the  Phoenix branch on   Thursday.     He  was   accompanied, by   A. B. Hood  manager of the Grand Forks branch'  and J. H. Blue of Sherbrooke, Quebec.     Mr.   Macfarlane   has   already  visited all the principal cities of  the  west and is   quite   enthusiastic over  the business   prospects.     It is quite  probable  that the  general manager  and directors of the bank will make  a tour of  the west   with,a view   to  extending the   operations of  the institution.  ��� ,.   ������ j"*'"*- ocparace aaver-  tisements.   It has a mission  of business building.  ^Advertising has a mission far above  +u        ��� ,-,   ,-,       , the bringing of customers to voursrnr^  there ,s no l.kel.hood of  a  break in   once in answer to your separE���  their ranks, and that they will stand        *~     " *  together  pending   some   kind   of  a  settlement.  M. Zattoni, operator   and, owner  of  the   Molly . Hughes   mine,   New  Denver, has   disposed   of, the property to   a   Spokane   syndicate   who  intend putting in a   compressor and  complete plant to   operate the property on as large a scale as possible  The price is said to have been $27  000.  Royal Billiard Parlors  POOL TABLES AND BOWLING ALLEYS  Complete line of PIPES, TOBACCOS, CIGARS  AND CIGARETTES Always in  Stock  Finest Secection of CONFECTIONERY, Try the  FAMOUS - KOHINOOR - ,C H O C O L A TES  New First-Class Barber Shop ��cf.  AN     EASY    SHAVE,     STYLISH    HAIRCUT,      REFRESHING  MASSAGE . -.       . ���.       . *. INVIGORATING SMAMPOO.  COSGROVE & McASTOCKER, Proprietors  *-R.i  You Are  Losing Money  quarter-interest in the St. Louis.  on  on  Phoenix Cartage Co*  If you require any Heavy Teaming- or Hauling- done,  let. us do.it for you. That is our business, and we  have the equipment*to execute all orders satisfactory.  S. E. Stickle of Erie has transferred the   Nelson,   Vancouver   and  Winnipeg    claims     on    Donaldson  Mountain on  the North Fork of the  Salmon   river   to   George H. Green  of Rossland.     Mr.'Green  has   also  purchased from   Catherine   McAvoy  of Erie,   one-fourth   interest  in   the  Gordon,   on   Donaldson   Mountain, _  and   from   John   McAvoy of Erie a/day -,     d      ' ;f f .j ~  quarter-interest in the St.  To,,;-.* I       '  .   J        J * ll   LU   U1  vestig-ate   the   merits   of  our  Beer.  Wholesome Beer  properly brewed and of proper  age is the only kind to buy.  It   costs  more to   produce   a  pure   palatable   beer   than    a  Beer of inferior quality.     We  do it thoug-h, and don't charge,  extra for it.     For Al   BEER  best quality,, ours   takes   the  lead.  PHONE 23  PHOENIX BREWING CO.,  LTD.  SEALED TENDERS addressed to  the undersigned, and endorsed "Tender  for Examining Warehouse, Vancouver. B. C," will be received until 4.00  P. M., on Monday, April 2-t, 1911, for  the construction of an Examining  Warehouse, Vancouver, B. C.  Plans, specification and form of  contract can be seen and forms of  tender obtained at the offices of Mr. J.  E. Cyr, Superintendent of Public  Buildings for Manitoba, Post Office  Building, Winnipeg, Man., Mr.Wm.  Henderson, Resident Architect, Victoria, B. C, at the Post Office, and at  this Department.  Persons tendering are notified that  tenders will not be considered unless  made on the  printed forms  supplied.  We also have a Supply of first-class-CordwnnH    ch     "   |an^.si����fd.with their actual signature  t>y j   vi  in aL ciass LOrawOOd,   Short   mating their occupations and places of  or long,  and can   deliver   it   on   short   nr��t-���        -oi residence.   In the case of firms, the ac  55' fc-TlOlt   notice.        Fhone   tual signature, the nature of the occu-  VOlir  order   to pation and place of residence of each  -PHONE  34-'  SUITS  TO   ORDER  Suits C8ea.ned  NEXT  DOOR  TO  ALMSTROM'S,   UPPER   TOWN  member of the firm must be given.  Each tender must be accompanied by  an  accepted cheque   on a   chartered  bank, payable to the order of the Honourable the Minister of Public Works,  equal   to  ten  per cent (10 p.c.) of the  amount of the  tender,   which will be  forfeited  if the  person  tendering decline  to  enter into  a  contract  when  called upon to do so, or fail to complete  j the work contracted for.    If the   tender be not accepted the cheque will be  returned.  The  Department does not bind  itself to accept the lowest or any tender  By order,  R. 0. DESROCHERS,  __ Secretary  Department of Public Works.  Ottawa. March 22, 1911,  Lumber and Wood  When   in   need  of   LUMBER,  LATH,   SHINGLES,   CORD-.  WOOD   or   SLABWOOD     1  can   fill   your   order   promptly.  c.  ROSS        Phone A44��  Ewery Woman-  is interested and should know  about the wonderful  MARVEL Whirling Spray  The new Va-jinat Syringe.   Best  ���Most convenient.   It cleanse-;  ��� instantly*      Ask your-  1 druggist forit,.  If he cannot supply ths  MA.KVE i- accept no other.  hut send stamp (or illus'r ited  ii "i'c���sealed.  It give . full partlc-  nl   'i and directions invaluable to ladles.  WINDSOR SUPPLY CO.,  .-WliuUvr, O .' ��� ''.    I A~M,: ��� ' ���  *l{ <i-*"ri* *V".'.i**.-s--; -". ���, ��-tf.\- j-t*#%tK vwz-mrw* fail!-1 a^.Ty:w..*rf*t"-'.j-tii-i'*wi-.'-1*J^.'i= ���>':'��� "Tt-t Jig* ������?�������� fig."?JB  .-iiE-ii-::in!..4 ir-.,*-!.* **jzs2r*. J&.jJtwu a*L.*Af'3 jit. ."T-Wfa ���J^*fc-*;ir'**i<.fc*iM,.i"rv*,i.*11S! "a'**.'**"-'-.. *** taS1. "���*-������ ..Av^S^ft?*-*". .ifSi=,*i!����'  in'ih-roA.fec-.WMir  5fgi^&&&^^^ 1$
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No. 36, A.F- and A.M.
Regular communication at 8
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each month. .       ■ ' ■
Emergent meetings as called; Masonic
Hall, McHale Block.
J. J. Strutzel, J. S. Boyce,
.   ,       Secy. W.M.
I. O. O. F.
Snowshoe Lodge
No   36
' i Meets every ; Monday Evening at
Miners' Hall. Visiting brethren cordially invited.
: D. Paterson, Noble Grand
t,   ,       ' T. A. Love,,Fin., Secy.   •
W. J. Rutherford, Rec. Secv.
Daughters of Rebekah
Phoenix LocffiTe No. 17,
v  Meets in   the   Miners'   Union   Lodge
Hail First "and Third Wednesdays.
Mrs.Pyper, N.G. '     Miss M. Mackenzie, Sec'y
Phoenix Aerie No. 158
Meetsin Union Hall, Friday Evenings.
Visiting brothers are {always welcome.
John Love,, W. P.,     ,
T. B. Cosgrove, W. Secy.
K, of P
No. 2 8
B. C.
Roosevelt is doing- Spokane today. '
Penticton is to have a new town
hall to cost $16,000.
American capitalists have bought
coal lands near Jasper Park, Alta.,
the amount paid   being $1,000,000.
Merritt is rejoicing-over the fact
that it will soon be an incorporated
town and has already begun to put
on city.airs.
Many settlers from the States are
taking- up, land in the San Joseph
valley on the west side of the northern end,of Vancouver i.s'and.
All the Georges in Canada are requested to donate anywhere from 5
cents to $5 to purchase a coronation present for King- George.
Champ Clark has been elected
speaker of the lower house of congress but is shorn of power; as all
committees are-tov be named bv the
mem.bers on the floor.   -
An   Italian   laborer  named   Alex-
andro   Colonello    working   on    the
r j   *•
Kettle Valley railway at camp No.
1, was found dead in bed one day
last week. Death was caused from
heart failure.
Tears the Standard
O. R -EE. J\ 1^1
A straight, honest, Cream off Tartar
Baking Powder. Made from Grapes.
Makes better, more healthful food.
Sold without deception.
"Alam In food must therefore act as a poison."
—Prof. Johnson, Yale University.
Read the label.
Busy no baking powder unless
the label shows it to be made
from Cream of Tartarm
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Meets"Tubs-d'Ct .Evening tat  7.30.
Sojourning    brothers   cordially   wel
r\ i'r
<      f
JV E. .Carter, K. of R. S.
"jS. Lundie' C.C. '"•  '
Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17
Meets in Pythian Hall, Lower Town,    .
. T'irsfc and Third Thursdays.
Mrs. J. Bateman Mrs. A. D. McKenzie
M.E.C/ > K.R.S.
Fire, Life and Accident Insurance.       General Agents.
Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C,
Of all kinds promptly attended
to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.      Phone A65
James G. McKeown
over 06 years1
Trade Marks
.,■*,.-- ^ -* Designs
-  - >* * t/OPYFSSGHTS &©.
«.T.P*7£ne Be<nf?*!*-? » s! elf-j a'"3 description may
8 i£ffi^«^& ■?V-r c :r:•» "»ee whether S
invention is prob**),)/ p .iwituble. CommunJca-
tlohsstriotlyccKrill-loiil-.ii. HANRRQQK onPatonte%
Patents taken through Muim & Xto. receive
.special notice, without charae, in the      «»M»ve
A handsomely ffiuetrated weekly. LarireBt circulation-ot-any scientific Journal. Terms for
Canada,- $8.-7& a -year, postage prepaid. Sold by
all newsdealers.*   . ..•"*.■-"*•-
WM &Co>s|B™**<*- Wew Yorfc-
Brjnoh ORlco. 625 F St„ Waotiln-ton, D. C.
Cranbrook is all swelled up over
the fnct that it is to become an
automobile center. Several manufacturers have placed on sale their
makes of buz wagons, and the town
has gone honk! honk! mad.
Fred Egg of Moyie is out of luck.
/Last   week he   broke a   finger, and
one year ago   broke   his arm.     But
how could Mr. Egg   expect to keep
whole with such a delicate name.
One hundred and forty new town-
sites will be laid out on the G. T.
P. railway this summer. Fifteen
of these will be on the line running
east from Prince Rupert, a town-
site being located every seven miles.
The Cranbrook Prospector is becoming desperate. It not only
prints the head of the paper in red,
but invites Sir Wilfrid Laurier to
start something, and urges johnny
to get his gun and kill all 'the dogs
in town.
During 1909 the loss through
forest fires throughout Canada
amounted to $210,400, and 1909
was by no means a bad year for
fires. The expense ot fire fighting
and fire protection amounted to
Mrs. Frank Scott of  Alberta  and
her family of   13  children,   traveled
the entire distance of 3000 to Oklahoma   on    one     first-class    railway
ticket.      The family consisted of two
sets of twins and   three   of   triplets,
all boys, whose   names   begin   with
"A."    The  conductor  of the  train
accused   Mrs. Scott   of  taking   her
Sunday school class   on a picnic excursion,   but  when   she stated that
the eldest  child   was but  4^ years
old, he passed   on, and for the  rest
oi .f-.he journey the class was  known
as the "13 little A. V
After Canadian Bachelors
Instead   of   holding   indignation
meetings to.protest against drawing
the attention of marriageable young
women to the opportunities open  in
:this   country   to   become   the   helpmates of lonely Canadian bachelors,
German girls are preparing to compete with   their English  cousins for
Canadian   husbands,   according    to
an amusing letter from one prospective bride   in   the   Tageblatt.     The
letter  is   signed   "Helene," and the
editor of the Tageblatt declares that
it is in every, respect genuine. .
The writer, who appears to be a
Suffragette, with keen insight into
the political discontent now rife in
Germany, says: "I see. by the
newspaper that Canada is looking
for 5,000 brides, and that there are
50,000 eligible bachelors there without-suitable feminine acquaintances.
Will   you   please, Mr.   Editor, give
us the fullest possible information
about conditions in Canada, because
we intend going there to find husbands. We do not see why young
English women should snatch the
best catches from under the very
hoses of the German girls.
"Since the  German   government
pays no attention   whatever   to   the
colossal   surplus   of  German   girls,,
and as   the   high   price   of  meat is
making it  increasingly   difficult for
respectable girls to get married, the
girls of our circle have unanimously
decided to become  British  subjects
and  emigrate  to   Canada   in   order
that the aspirations of the Canadian
bachelors   may   be   gratified.     The
Prussian      government    will     then
realize   that   through    its   obsolete
franchise system the young  women
to whom the  vote   is   refused   have
been  driven  into the arms of England."
Hotel Building For Sale
The building formerly occupied as the Stemwinder Hotel is for sale.
It is the best location in the city for any business, and the building now
rents for $40 per month on a 3-years' lease. As I intend leaving town,
will sell at a bargain.     Easy terms to right man.    Apply to/
Fresh Ranch Eggs, 40c. per dozen.
Fresh "Kootenay" Eggs, 35c. per dozen, 3 doz
Fresh Churned Creamery Butter, 4©©„ per lb.
Sugar Cured Hams, 23c. per lb.
Choice Breakfast Bacon, 25c. per lb.
Pure Leaf Lard, 5Uo. pail for SI.OO.
"King Oscar" Sardines,  15c.jj   Canned Salmon
Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merchants
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^■-.dA*?,--^^ ••^vl {ERNEST MILLER, ffl.LA.  BACK FROM VICTORIA  Additional Local News  Receives Congratulations of His  Constituents for Good Work  Ernest Miller, M. L. A. for Grand  jForks, was in Phoenix Thursday,  jhaving just returned from Victoria,  ;where he had been attending the  ^sessions of the British Columbia  (legislature. '    -  ,    Mr. Miller is being congratulated  ton   the splendid, success of  his   efforts on   behalf of  this city and the  constituency generally.  Monuments  to    his    energeticness.. are   already  .taking  substantial form   in the new  school   now   under   construction   in  >,Phoenix, and   the   new government  building which is   to be commenced  at once at Grand Forks.. -   -,  ;    But   Mr.    Miller's   ability is   not  confined   to   working  for   his   own  constituency alone; his capacity for  parliamentary   affairs    has    already  commanded   recognition;  even  in a  house   composed   almost entirely of  government members, and he is one  of  the    few, who were- responsible  for   much of the important  legislation passed   by the  government at  the recent session:.; He was  one of  fthe real workers in making.the laws  of  the  province   and  in,whom   the  premier vested t much responsibility.  He was   a member of  several committees, including that of the private  bills,'on which devolves the passing  of the more important bills.  Nor has the   member from Grand  Phoenix orchestra has been engaged  for a dance in Eholt on the evening of  April 21st.   V ���  Furnished' house-keeping 'rooms for  rent, near C.P.R. station. Apply to  J. Mcintosh.  That spring overcoat you have  promised yourself is waiting for you  at the Big Store.  Miss Nellie Ingram left Friday morning for .Orient, Wash., where4 she will  reside for the shimmer monthsVith'hfer  brother. ,    v" ...  Wm. Dunston, who has been suffering from Typhoid for the past three  months, left the hospital Thursday' for  Green woody , ( ;  Rentabler houses! in, Phoenix are  scarce and hard to get, which is a  good indication that the town is anything but a dead one.  y For Sale���16-foot gasoline , launch  and half interest in boathouse at  Christena Lake; cheap for cash. Wl  A. Williams, Grand Forksl  Archie Aberdeen, the father of  Boundary miners, came, in,' Thursday  from Bergen, where he had been working on a coal propery there.  Herb Neil, captain of Phoenix silver-  Vare hockeyists, stole a march on his  team mates this week and. scored  another "goal" at Cascade. It is reported that he and a popular telephone  lady are honeymooning along the  silvery .waters of Christena lake.  , For Sale���At once, the Christena  Lake property of Mr. A. B. W. Hodges^  consisting of one acre of ground and  bungalo; property has 200 feet watex,  frontage. A bargain; terms reason-'  able. Apply to W. A. Williams,  Granby Smelter, Grand Forks, B. C,  The ladies of the Methodist church  will hold a Parlor social on the evening  ���Forks taken a secondary place as a of Tuesday, April 11th, at the home of j  debater. He has been the only lay -Mrs. Geddes.* A guessing contest will '  member thai   undertook   to grapple   *"* "" ~* "*" "   with the experienced   parliamentar  ian   and   redoubtable   debater,  Mr.  Hawthornthwaite, on  public  affairs  in the legisture.     In fact Mr. Miller  is   generally   credited   with   having  had the better of his conflicts with  the Socialist  member in   committee  discussions as'"well   as   in   the   coal  mines' regulations act debate on the  floor of the house.  be one of the amusements of the evening. Everybody cordially invited to  come and have a good time. A collection in aid of the church fund will he  taken up.  NOTICE  To   whom    it    may    concern :     I  wish to   state   tbat a   rumor   to the  effect that I have   started   an agitation among the miners  for  the purpose of  raising trouble in   conjunction with   Grand Forks   and Greenwood    unions    is    entirely   without  foundation.       Anyone   claiming  to  know anything about   it would confer   a    kindness   by   attending   the  Miners' Union tonight and   explaining. - (signed)    D. Tyson.  Why Pay Rent?  J For sale, a cottage in Phoenix for  $325.    Terms, $100 down; balance $10  per month.     Clear title.     Apply to   Mrs. F. COCK,  1265 Eight avenue West,  Vancouver, B. C.  Will Go on Tour  Having disposed of his  interests  in the King's hotel, Judge Williams  will mingle in the atmosphere of the  coast prior to making a tour of  the  globe.     While   as  a   capitalist   the  judge   may see   the   sights of  California and   Palestine, it is' doubtful  if he  will be   able   to   tear   himself  away for   long from   the  city which  has brought him   fame' and fortune i  during   the past 15 years,   in which]  time he   has   been recognized   as a  fixture.     From  his  youth   he grew  to   heights  of distinction,   and   his  tillicums   will not   be   surprised   to  learn of him being   head and shoulders over even   the  greatest dignitaries, 'no   matter in   what clime he  roams.     The   Pioneer   wishes   him  success wherever he may go.  The King's Hote  UNDER   NEW  MANAGEMENT  The  undersigned   begs  to  announce, that  he  has purchased  the.  business  and  goodwill  of the King's  Hotel from  Messrs.   Shea  and   Williams  and   hopes by  careful  attention   to   business and,  courteous   consideration  of patrons -to Receive a continuance  of  the generous patronage which the King's has enjoyed in the past.  F. M. Harrison - - - -  Proprietor  ^|    An advertisment is like a story, it is interesting according  to the telling.    t .... ,' " '. ���  <t  if  T If you write it, and The Pioneer tells it, then there are two  elements of interest united���you know' the goods advertised and The Pioneer vouches for your intelligence with  its acknowledged veracity.  ^f    The people of the   Boundary District not only rely upon  The Pioneer,   but  respect those  who obtain   access to  its  columns.     Every-day readers of the Weekly Pioneer easily  cultivate   a   confidential   acquaintance   with   even   its   occasional  advertisers.  ���"fl" It is all very simple, just as we said, like the telling of a  story. Be the story ever so good, a great deal rests with  the teller. And a good teller can do wonders with a good  story.  enix  Dorat Neglect that Cold  P. Burns & Co. have recently  opened meat markets at Vernon  and Kelowna and contemplates  puttiug one in at Penticton.  Cascara Bromide of Quinine Tablets  taken properly will quickly knock all  the ' 'grippy feeling.       25c.   per box.  See the New Fit Reform Clothing  samples for made to measure suits at  Morrin, Thompson & Co.'s���they are  beauties.  Is the most convenitnt Hotel to  Granby mines and is the home  of the miner; Everything neat,  clean and comfortable.  A. Q��� Johnson,, Prop*  Will stop that cough if given a trial.  An enemy to the "frog" in your  throat.     50c. a bottle.  uc-u.ru. nuiui !S��t'ft;  :'��fv  M-a"*.'-'.- ���;  m'i  WUi  &ffi?,yi'yXXyX'X^  lt4?';J"'>"'"'"'  ��� ���wJ^-65v'iS;r:*>!  r' .'..;     ���'|V'',^'-'V!$:.,,; H|^fflBSl^nsB%SBnss^H*'''^>^'^^v^rr'rr' ' v'1. i��^HVss?svVssHfl^n .>V>-v hbbib^B^^''" ^^BHaa^^^^^^kKaaBm^'' :K-yry,r'        i; ���ammaw^^^^maaaaX'. ^*���'^^^^^HB^^^^^^';i'-' amm  V��  ���^^h;^i^'^~y'y.~y  ijj Xy.y'X\yxyx?x xxx y.:yy:x  it  -,���"���'1:  xx.  ���-r-.l*  lllielf:  ���staffed  vv~ y-^x^n^y'r ���^yyyt.j-^^X^X^. '-y*.'*-:X'? 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We offer a few suggestions,  and feel sure that we have'many things that will lighten your work.  New Paints, aS! colors;   New Aiabastines, all shades���   Big Stock of Wail Papers,  Varnish Stains, Floor Wax.    Crack Filler, Enamels, Paint Remover,  Ask for Shade or Tint Cards.  /-i-w-��i-��-=--��Ti-ti ccwiMf; MACHINE.    This machine is fully guaranteed  We again .remind you that we hand.e the famous GOO-J^JCH ^o^.e^^r th-Vamous  McCLARY LINE OF  for ten years, and we sell it on easy  monthly payments.      We also  have the sole:; agency; 10  RANGES AND GRANITEWARE.  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