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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Aug 2, 1913

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 --....��  ,.  m  /T  I  The largest copper mines in  the Dominion are situated  at Phoenix. The Granby  Co. employe 500 men, and  has a monthly pay roll of  over $50,000, while the Raw-  hide pay roll is $18,000.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  .Thie Phoknix  Pioneer   is  published in tho highest  municipality in Canada���  altitude, 4,800 ft. The city  has a population of 1,600,  and possesses first-class  hotels, opera house, schools  FIFTEENTH YEAR  PHOENIX,, B.C., SATURDAY.  AUG. 2,  1913  B.C. Mining  W. J. Kager, mining- man of  Seattle, who has been in this section  for the past sixty days investigating  and examining placer and lode propositions, left this week for the coast.  He thinks .that the mining resources  here are proving valuable ' assets of  the country.���Similkameen Star".  The leasees, Knipple & Lawrence  of the Montana mine, near Stewart,  have now sacked some 70 bags of  high grade silver-gold ore, principally taken from ' the surface exposure of the vein. The tunnel to  tap this showing is in a distance of  60 feet.���Portland Canal Miner.  A handsome block of ore, weighing considerably more than one hun-*  dred and fifty pounds, was brought,  down from the Revenue the latter  part of last week. The ore was forwarded to the R. G. Barnes syndicate, Calgary, which concern took a  bond on the Revenue this summer.  Kootenaian.  The West Canadian Deep Leads,  Limited, of Little Valley, have installed a sawmill a couple of miles  beyond their camp, on the Bear  Lake road, and intend cutting about  90,000 feet of lumber for use around  the mine, which will shortly be  started up again with a full crew.���  Cariboo Observer.  "Just as soon as our copper furnaces are in operation, sometime  early next year, it is the intention of  the company, providing we are assured of a sufficient supply of lead  ores, to install a lead furnace at the  hew Granby Bay. works," said J. P.  Graves of Spokane, vice president  and general manager Qf the Granby  Consolidated ' Mining- & -Smelting  Co., to the Portland Canal Miner on  the occasion of his recent visit to  Stewart. The general manager was  accompanied north on a trip of inspection by A. C.  Flummerfelt.  E. A. Haggen, mining editor for  the Vancouver Province, says the  Windermere    Mining    Division   of  B.C., is undoubtedly a coming min  ing camp.' On No. 2 He  Toby and Dutch Cre^J^^dpith^ii.  tributaries are many^fifte'' prospects.  Ores are gold,ygodper, silver-lead,,  zinc and antimowy? The\Uountry is  unusually    accessible,    being    well  miles from the principal ore deposits,  the valleys are favorable for tramway construction, and there is abundance of water power. Tbe climate  is dry. East of the town of Windermere is the Swansea, a copper property that was one of the first shippers  in- B.C., a shipment having been  sent to Swansea, Wales, about 1890,  The ore occurred in a fissure in limestone, and consisted mo.stIy~of cuprite, or red oxide of copper. .The  principal-mineral zone is, however,  in the Selkirk Range. The hot  springs at Sinclair are valuable for  medicinal and therapeutic purposes.  r^'jjamw  Number 3  ROAD CONNECTION BETWEEN  Phoenix and grand forks  Deputation! Waits on Ernest Miller, M. P. P.���Meeting of Citizens  ^pn. Monday���Immediate Action Promised���Present and  Other Routes Discussed.  Sixteen Years in Phoenix  After an almost continuous residence in Phoenix for the past sixteen years, Sam Elmgren, one of  the first miners to vyork. on the  Granby company's property, here,  left on Friday to join his wife and  family in Sweden. Mr.. Elmgren  first arrived in this camp in 1898,-  and was employed" under W. Y.  Williams in sinking the first shaft  on the. property which has now  become a byword throughout the  mining regions of the North" American continent. Mr. Elmgren believes that he has turned a machine  crank and looked upon the "glory  hole" for the last time, and intends,  if possible, to settle down on the  little farm he has purchased in  his native land. 1"     "  "'"- ""-'-'  Newton, the lawyer who defended  Crippen, was sentenced on Wednesday to three years penal servitude for conspiracy to defraud a  client of $115,000. His accomplice  was sentenced to eighteen months'  hard labor. :-  A   meeting of prominent citizens  was   held   on  Monday   evening  at  the Brooklyn  hotel  for the purpose  of meeting- thev provincial engineer,  M. B.   Wescott and  E. Spraggett,;  supt. of roads in this   riding.    The  meeting was a sequel to the conference held at Grand Forks, last Saturday,    between     a    representative  deputation of Phoenix business men  who  waited on   Ernest  Miljer,   the  provincial member for Grand Forks, |  and drew that gentleman's attention  to the general complaint heard hereabouts  anent  the neglected  condition of the road  leading from Phoenix to  Grand   Forks, or rather that  portion   connecting with  the newly-  constructed  highway  to that town.  We are  informed   that   Mr.   Miller  disclaimed all knowledge  of the existing  conditions here   and frankly  expressed   his   astonishment   at the  statements of his interviewers, praising that  the matter would receive  his   immediate attention.     That he  faithfully kept  his word was  in evidence the  following  Monday, when  the two   road   officials   appeared in  town for the purpose of hearing*the  views of the residents on the matter.  Alderman Jas.  Marshall   was the  principal    spokesman   at   Monday's  meeting and vehemently denounced  the inaction of whoever was responsible for   the   road conditions  here. I  The   high-way   to   the   Forks was a  positive disgrace'and danger? and as  for the  old  road he wouldn't travel  along it again, except on foot, without   increasing   his   life   assurance.  Mr.   Marshall   further   stated   that  Mr. Miller" bad   informed him   that  Marshall, "of what use was that  to Phoenix, if the people of this  town had no method of reaching  the main highway. Crooked and  unsuitable as the so-called Denoro  road was, he would not have joined  in this protest if an attempt to remedy matters had been initiated before now. Phoenix has been deliberately slighted."  One or tvvo  of those  present appeared to   be in   favor of changing  the route  altogether and N. J. Carson     told   the    engineer   that   he  thought a lesser grade could be obtained by   adopting  the  route from  Hale to  Trombley's   ranch   and via  Hartford junction.  Supt. Spraggett,  however,   appeared  dubious   about  that   fact  and   stated   that   if   the  present   Denoro   road  was graded,  ditched and widened to sixteen feet,  an    excellent 'highway     could    be  secured.  Considerable discussion followed,  and as no one present could state  with certainty the difference in  the grade between that via Hartford  and the Denoro road, Mr. Wescott  threw out the proposal that no  further action be taken until the  grade per centages had been obtained by actual measurement.   This  Big Demand For'Phoenix Beer  Probably one of the busiest establishments in   the interior  of British  Columbia  during  this  warm   spell  of weather is  the Phoenix Brewery,  and while the demand for its sparkling  products is  steady  enough at  all times,   the  past   month has witnessed a remarkable  rise in its outside shipments, so much so that an  increase  to   the  ordinary staff has  been made necessary.     A glance at  the  shipping  tags  will  prove a revelation,, the names of the places including every town and  hamlet  for  a radius   of  over   a   hundred miles  and as   far afield   as   Hedley   in the  Similkameen.     This is a very creditable record, but   we   are   informed  .that   other   places! considerably removed, such   as   Nelson,   have un-  availingly sought  to  conclude contracts for a supply' of Phoenix beer.  But it is not alone on the fame of  its beer  that   the   Phoenix Brewing  company has  staked  its reputation.  An enormous trade  in soft drinks is  carried on,   the  quality  of which is  equally on a  par with the beer, that  for  quality,   has   few   equals  even  among the imported foreign brands.  The manufacturing  plant   is   of the  most modern  pattern, and  a visitor  cannot help but  be struck with the  scrupulous  cleanliness  apparent  in  every  department of the establishment. ������   ��,   Ore Tonnages  Following are the  returns  of the  output of the   Granby  mines    and  Phoenix Versus Greenwood  The second match - of the newly-  formed Boundary Football league  was decided on Wednesday, when  the teams representing Greenwood  and Phoenix cities faced one another  on the home ground. Greenwood  won the toss and decided to defend  the west end. Phoenix soon had  the ball around the Greenwood goal  and a smart shot tested the visitors'  guardian who easily cleared. Greenwood then ran away, and a shot  from Purdon from close range  landed the leather in the Phoenix  goal after two minutes play. The  game then became fast and furious,  both sides playing a good game.  Some fine shooting from the Green  wood ranks gave Wilkinson a little  trouble, but he was equal to the  test on every occasion. Half-time  arrived with the score standing 1-0  in favor of Greenwood.  The re-commencement saw both  ends visited in rapid succession,  both goalkeepers being repeatedly  called upon to defend their trusts.  Griffiths of Phoenix then made a  specialty of continuously charging  his opponents' goal keeper, but  without results, and after twenty  minutes of strenuous play, Johns by  a splendid long shot completely  fooled the visitor's defence and a  goal resulted. Strong play continued until two minutes from time,  when a Phoenix player went down  with all the wind emptied **from his  compartments. He, however, quickly took on a fresh supply and was  able to keep in line up to the finish.  smelter for the week ending July 27  was agreed  to and  the proceedings 1 Granby  19,194    737,295 iThe deciding goal was shot by Por  terminated. ~ 1 smelter tonnages lter\ the  baU   striking   one   of   the  Since'Monday's   meeting,   a sur-1 Granby .,\ ,. . .22,948     695,672 \ ���*n* bu���Ps ���� *\^.?^d b?unc:  vey party under "N. J. Sweetser ofl  theGranby's engineeringCstaflt, haye  been out making a reconnaisance  of a route from J. Mulligan's place,  taking in Trombley's ranch, Silica,  and through to Hale. This it is  now   claimed   will   afford   an   even  ing over the head of the" Greenwood  artist made.the score 2-1 in favor of  Jas. McGrego^ gov^rnmenrinspec-tphoenrx.  ��lt^as~k~ clean, "^"rt^ ^:  tor of mines for this district, accompanied by -Thos. Graham, chief inspector, and Robt. Stiachan, inspector  of coal mines, were'registered at the  Brooklyn hotel'on Thursday.  $30,000...badI been   appropriated  fori less  grade than any of the two   dis-  roadwork in the vicinity of Phoenix,! cussed,   it   having-been   unofficially/  manlike game from start to finish.  . The commander of the Royal  Northwest Mounted police at Dawson has   despatched  patrols  to pre-  It is   reported   that   Roosevelt  is I serve order along the trails ia Ca.au-  btitasfar  as   he   was  aware   not a/stated that up   to a point 300ft from/ 1u,et'y selecting- recruits for another j dian   territory  leading:   to   the   new  The  BigStore  i  opCClctl!  The Famous Mar  Cross Safety Razor  Complete for 35 c.  Guaranteed by the Big House of Mark  Cross to be the equal of and $5.00  SAFETY RAZOR on the market.  This offering is purely an introductory one, and expires the end of this  month.  dollar of that  money had   been ex-I where the-road connects a grade of/ roug"n rider"regiment,  pended for the  actual benefit of this   about 6 per cent has been obtained,  town. I This, however, entails  considerable  P. S. Cook took   exception to the  rock work, which Mr. Sweetser says  latter   part    of  this   statement  and  could be  almost  entirely eliminated  / Sushanna placer diggings.  pointed out that the roadway promised had been continued to within  three or four miles of Phoenix.  The   truth   of Mr.   Cook's   statement was admitted, "but," said Mr.  if the trail emerged on the road a  little below the Snowshoe mine.  The matter is to be decided some  time next week, when- the spot will  be inspected by road.officials.  DISTINCTIVE  Captured By Mexican Troops  A local interest was added to the  international com'plications attend  ing the capture by Mexican soldiers'  of Bernard McDonald and Charles  E'��iesel, both of whom are well  known throughout the Boundary  district of this province. Mr. Biesel  was for two or three years, in  charge of th,e interests in this camp  of the Canadian Consolidated company, and resided with his family at  the Snowshoe mine. When that  company threw up its lease two  years ago, Mr. Biesel was engaged  for some months on one of the company's mines near Salmo, and a  little later left for the country in  which he met with his adventure.  Mr. McDonald terminated his stay  in British Columbia about ten or  eleven years ago, when he resigned  his post as general manager of the  War Eagle and Centre Star mines  at Rossland. He is a British subject, while his fellow prisoner was a  naturalized citizen of the United  States.  Boundary Man in Merritt  J. Crawford arrived in the city on  Saturday evening and has taken  the position of master-mechanic at  at the Nicola Valley Coal and Coke  company. Mr. Crawford for years  held similar positions in the Boundary country and since coming to  Merritt has met many of his old  friends of former .days in the Boundary. Mr. Crawford expressed  himself as highly pleased with his  first impressions of Merritt. ��������� Menitt  Herald.  Activity in Lands Department  More proof of the importance attached by the government to the  matter of settling up our vacant  lands, was afforded us the other  day by the receipt of another collection of splendidly executed maps  from the office of the surveyor-general, G. H. Dawson, Victoria. The  activity now manifest in the Department of Lands is certainly welcome,  and no surer way to reduce the  present inordinate cost of living  could be found than the encouragement of settlers for this province.  We are importing far too much of  the product of the farm from outside points.  One of the maps received, is a;  chart of the entire province, outlining the various land recording divi-:  sions. and will *b'e found extremely  useful to those in possession of the  pre-emption section maps that have  been issued by the department this  year. The other, a pre-emption  map (Lac La Hache sheet), with  the lands open for pre-emption colored red, 'embraces the two land  recording districts of Lillooet and  Cariboo, and those intending to"  take advantage of the government's  pre-emption offer should lose no  time in providing themselves with  copies of the recently issued collection.  are the feature of  The editor of the Tai Hon Vat  Ho, a Chinese daily, published in  Vancouver, who has been advoi ;..-  ting a cleaner and more moral Chii a-  town, lias been threatened willuleaih.  As they are also the  demand of good dressers, we can supply your  Summer needs.  We are showing all  the new lapel and front  effects in the Latest  Shades    and     Fabrics.  BROWNS,  GREYS,  FAWNS,  MIXTURES,  TWO-TONES  neat,   quiet  popular   at  in all the  weaves so  present.  We offer no selection  ���only one grade of tailoring, that's the best. THE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH   COLOMBIA.  King Edward Lodge  '   No. 36. A.F. and A.M.  'i.Regular communication at 8  p.m.   Second Thursday of  , each month.  Emergent meetings as called; Masonic  Hall, McHale Block.  Palmer J. Co6k,  Jab. E. Carter, W.M.  Secy.  I. O. O. F.  Snowshoe Lodjge  No. 46     .  Meets every Monday Evening at  Miners' Hall. Visiting brethren cordially invited. -  Walter Rosa, Noble Grand.   ,  Dan Paterson, Fin. Secy.  Sam McLeod, Rec. Secy.  Concentrates  A bill embodying the principles of  ���'one man one vote" has passed its  third reading in the Imperial House  of Commons. *   -  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  Moots in   tho  Miners'   Union   Ledge   -  Hall First and Third Wednesdays.  Mrs. Amy Cook, Noble Grand.  Mrs. Efflo Marshall, Secretary.  FRATERNAL ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Meets in Union Hall, Friday Evenings.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  Quitman Work, W. P.  Jahes Weir, W. Secy.  K. of P. Lodg��,  No. 28  Phoenix,  B.C.  Meets Tuesday Evening at17.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially wel  corned.,  J. E.' Carter, K: of R. S.  ',   '        Gordon Thompson. 0. C.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  ���Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Meets in Pythian Hall, Lower Town  First and Third Thursdays.  Elizabeth Popo Mrs. Mayj/MpKenzie  M.B.C.  M.K.O.  li^,.Vi:,";-.  ht'it-���>  RECO STEAM LAUNDRY  The machinery >in our Laundry has  recently been completely over-hauled,  and we are !now in a' position to' give  ..our patrons the Utmost satisfaction in  "all kinds of laundry work at* the most  liberal .rates.  ��� '-, .-  >We;wash Everything- but  the  Baby.  A Trial Solicited.:  Phone 50.   Dominion Ave.  At ajneetingin the Liberal rooms  at Victoria lately, a, motion to circulate *a monster petition favoring  the total exclusion of Asiatics, was  moved aqd seconded.  The skies in the ' neighborhood  of Seward, Alaska,' have been obscured by a haze, similar to that  which "occurred last year following  the eruption of Mount Katmai.  The gasoline schooner, -Alaska,  the second ship in the Canadian,  government Arctic expedition,- ar-j  rived safely last week at Port Clarence, after a very stormy trip from  Nome.  , Sixteen recruits for the Royal  Northwest Mounted Police arrived  at Regina a few days ago from London, England. The dearth of applicants for the force drove the  authorities to enlisting in, Great  Britain.  .       ,  Celebrations commemorating the  birth of John Jacob Astor, ,the  ancestor of the present American  family of that . name, were held on  July 25, in the little town of Wall-  dorf, Germany, where ,the pioneer  was born just ISO years ago.  Wireless telegraphic communication was established <4ast week between Nome, Alaska, and the Russian station of Anadyr, in Siberia.  A distance of 500 miles separates  the two points. Neither operator  can understand the language'of the  other. <    ' '   ���  Commander Cardale of the British  navy has reported that he personally  counted 1200 corpses of men and  women, besides children, at Doxato".  Many of  the  children were pierced  i'..    l ��  through, seemingly $j though they  had been tossed in the -air and  caught on bayonets.  Albert Bruce-Joy,,the distinguished - British {sculptor, '-'. announces  that  he  is   now'-, at  V��>rk   on   the  Empress of-Russia, is John Henry  Mears, representative of the New  York Sun, who is out to beat the  round-the-world record. Mears has  .been two years figuring out his  schedule, and according to accounts,  up to the present has not made a  single slip in making his connections.  Gold and copper are, reported to  have been found on the Loon river,  in the Warbasca district, to. the  north of Athabasca. -A man named  Paul Dussuel, who has recently  arrived at the , latter place reports  that a number of claims have been  staked. _ /  In a hole in the basement of a  house in Regina, the police discovered $5171 in new bills. As a result of the find the arrest of James  Smiling  ���Jr;  J ���* *  V. <"���  greet the coming- of a case of  PHCENIX BEER  WHY?  Because the Beer is so good  and wholesome it brings the  smile.  ���PHONE 23  PHOENIX BREWING CO.,  LIMITED  WOOD  ;-*#  iti*  First-class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $5.50 per cord  Pine Wond,  $5.00 per cord  ,Fir and Tamarac, uouble cut,  per cord, $7.00.  few' ���  HA.',.**,,  i���'-���*1^.1,������t  wSSftt .'������ri'-Trti^f  WOOD  DELIVERED  NOTICE. ������  ON   SHORT  'Phone B32  statue of Qtiefcn Victoria^ which  was ordered by the British-Columbia government, and^ich is to be  erected in front of the Parliament  buildings at Victoria.  The first gold from the new strike  on the Shushanna river was brought  to McCarthy, .on July 15, by three  men, named .Reflly, -Courdon and  Veredis. ' They had been working  for day's pay and' ..the gold represented theirlwag'fes: ' The nuggets  ran from *$S to J$35. ind assayed  between $18 and .$19 per ounce.  Among the' passengers -on the  C.P.R. steamship, Monteagle, which  sailed from Vancouver 'for ;China,  a few days ago, -were' three Outre-  mont sisters, who have volunteered  to'pass'the,'remainingidays%-o��. their  life on this learthimorig tbe stricken  residents of the.Sheekluhd-, Island  leper^settlement,j'Oear ^rfie^eity of  Canton.  Edmonton is -taking a leaf out of  Vancouver's book and ' has -decided  t'odispose> of the city bonds to its  its own citizens. _ The bonds -in  question will take the *form of debentures and will be sold-in small  amounts. - In order to make,the  investment attractive the rate of  interest will most likely be raised to  six or seveu per cent.  Probable the most anxious passenger on the incoming'C.P.R. liner,  Don't spend^anoflier  Night Coughing  Mathieu's  Syrnp   of Tar  and Cod Liver Oil taken at  bedtime will chase the cough  and giveyou and those around _,;  yon   a  good   night's   rest. ~  Taken   regularly    it   soon  dispels even the most cling-*  ing, cough   as   its valuable .  tonic  properties strengthen  '-���  the blood which will then  quickly restore the mucnous  tissues    to    their    original  health.  Be sure you get Mathieu's  Syrup of Tar atfd Cod Liver  Oil, the most popular cough  cure in Canada.  Sold everywhere. 35c large  bottles.  J. JL MATHIEUCd, Projv,  Sherbrooke. P.O..  If v<mr rn'tt is ftvrrlfh. talr Mathleu't  Xervine 1'axnUrit in cinXJunrtwn with 'he  HaihifU'tt Stjnip Thfftl r^irillf* ilt./rltrtl,  tlu /guru in haul ami limits \eill titujjtjifur.  ?lc box (ia Foin'erst  �� 3-I-I3  Morgan, a C.P.R'. baggageman  and his partner, Morgan Jones,  followed. It is alleged that both  of the prisoners were concerned in  the recent robbery of the registered  mail from the Regina postoffice.  One of .the most astounding robberies of modern times is engaging  the attention of the Paris and London police. A parcel containing a  pearl necklace was shipped by registered mail from London, but to the  astonishment of the person to wham  it was sent, the box was found to  contain nothing more valuable than  a few pieces "of lump sugar. The  necklace was insured in transit for  $650,000.  Admiral Bridges,, who recently  was in command of -the. Imperial  naval force in Australia, passed  through British Columbia a few  days ago en route for England.  Although^the visitor stated' that on  account of liis official position, he  could hardly express any opinion on  the naval position, he added that he  had been tremendously impressed  by the splendid spirit of loyalty so  practically demonstrated by the people of Australia.    '\  The- search for the bandit,' who  for , nearly two weeks has been  dodging the police- on Shavv island,  came to a close-on Saturday last,  when all the police engaged in the  chase were withdrawn. It is no  secret that the settlers have persistently assisted the fugitive, supplying  him with food, dressing his injuries  and otherwise succouring him, while  at the" same time- misleading his  pursuers with contradictory stories  as to his movements. '  To Open Up New Country  Addressing the Royal Indian  commission in Vancouver, in regard  to the application of the Pacific  Great Eastern railroad for the right  of way and yardage room in, the  Indian reservation, the north shore  of Burrard inlet and at Newport at  the head of* Howe sound, Sir Richard McBride predicted that the  proposed line, when ultimately extended to the wheat fields and  grazing, lands of the Peco river  and to the Yukon and to a connection with the Alaskan railways,  planned by the United States government, would result in the development of regions as rich in  natural resources as any traversed  by existing transcontinental lines.  Sir Richard concluded by predicting that less than ten years would  elapse before a passenger in the  United States would be enabled to  buy a through ticket for the all-  rail journey via British Columbia to  Fairbanks in Alaska and points beyond tbe-Arctic circle. Sir Richard  stated that' he had received very  favorable replies from Governor  Strong >of Alaska and the Hon.  Walter Fisher, the United States  Secretary of the Interior. '  *  f  ���#���>  &'���  9  33��  *fr,'3  CREAM  Spokane Fair Attractions  Spokane,    Aug. * 1.���Something  new in the   line of carnivals  in the  northwest   will   be  offered-' by  the  management of the  Interstate fair  this   fall  ��� when    Rice   and   Dore's  water  circus  sets up   its  props on  Midway hill.    The  main feature of  the   Midway  attraction   will - be 'a  tank, 50 feet  in diameter, the same  as  the    one  used  at   the   famous  New York  hippodrome,   into which  100 men and women   together with  ten athimals, disappear  at one time,  not t��> be seen again by the audience  for some  minutes when they return  to the  theatre by   the   regular entrances.    Horses valued at $10,000  each.do  high   diving- acts into the  tank, and   among, the   regular'performers are  some  of the  most' expert'divers  and ' swimmers1 in   the  country. '      *  'r  ".   .": "'-.  '��� "   >   ,'".','.  Pure��� Wholesome���Reliable   Indispensable  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.  * Jack Johnson is said to have been  engaged'to give sparring exhibitions  in a London vaudeville house, but  the management declines to either  affirm or deny the report. Other  managers were also asked if they  intended to" "manage" Johnson.  "Not at any price," said one. Another declared, "If Johnson came to  me and said he would appear for no  salary 'at all, I would not let him  inside of one of my halls. If I did  I'should expect a riot" Throughout  the London boxing world the feeling  against Johnson is very bitter.  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. ��� Careful attention to all orders.- ���    Phone A65  -  James G. McKeown  Community of Interests  The rumor that the United States  proposes to establish a strong naval  unit on the Pacific after the completion of the Panama cana! has been  most favorably received by the  Australians. The Sydney Herald  says that if only two or three ships  of the dreadnought era, owned by  the United States, formed part of  that unit, considerable addition to  the Pacific naval forces will have  been made. There can be no doubt  that a community of interests exists  between the States and Australia as  far as the defence of the Pacific is  concerned.- We both have to look  forward to ''the time when the  Anglo-Saxon > races may have to  fight for the hegemony of the southern seas against a-common foe."  Barnum Brown, of the American  Museum- of Natural History, who  with a number of assistants has  been engaged for four years searching for fossil ��� remains in the Red  Deendistrict of Alberta, announces  the discovery of several rare and  important finds. Among them were  a   new   horned   dinosaur,    a   new  trachadon,   which   is extremely  in-j hibits from their show.  teresting, and the plesiosaur, from  the Edmonton formation. For this  reason they are highly " prized as  valuable specimens of the cretaceous  period in Canada, which dated back  about three million years.  The directors of the North Dakota  state fair have issued instructions to  bar   all  Canadian   agricultural   ex-  HARMFUL.  HARMLESS  If your dealer cannot supply you, the  J. L. Mathieu Co., SherbrooW* P..Q-,  sends box postpaid on receipt of price.  iTheDirect  Y*% " j to all B. 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The high priced medium  pays. Like the high priced servant, you will  find money well expended.  TO        ."���  You can make more money by selling  more goods; yo,u can sell more goods by advertising in The Phoenix Pioneer, whose constituency is the Boundary district.  '���ITTf .  The way to test the truth of this statement  is to send us the copy for your ad. right away.  The experience would not be an expensive one,  and satisfactory results are assured.  TO  We use the most modern type and machinery money can buy; combined Avith thorough  workmanship���a combination which enables us  to do the best work at a moderate cost.  The PHOENIX PIONEE  $2.00 per year, in Advance: $2.50 per year, United States  ��r f>.  ���'.'i .-^.V^WVIlt'-*^ vt  V.**..;^  THE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COlluMBlA.  A Human Match Factory*  '      The body contains phosphorus sufficient to make 483,000 matches. Phosphorus is one of fourteen elements composing the body���divided among  bones, flesh, nervous system and other) organs.   The perfect health of body  requires a perfect balance of the elements.   These elements come from the  food we eat���the stomach extracts and distributes them.  But if stomach is deranged���the balance of health is destroyed and the  blood does not carry the proper elements to the different organs, and there  is blood trouble���nerve trouble���heart trouble. ��� Pain is the hungry cry of  starved organs. Put the liver, stomach and organs of digestion and nutrition into a condition of health.   That is just what is done by  DR. PIERCE'S    ���      -v  GOLDEN   MEDICAL   DISCOVERY  .which has been so favorably known for over 40 years. It is now put up In  tablet form, as well as liquid, and can be obtained of medicine dealers  everywhere or by mail by sending 50 cents in lc stamps for trial box���  address R.V. Pierce, M. D., Buffalo, N.Y  THE COMMON SENSE MEDICAL ADVISER  la a book of 1O08 page* handsomely bound In cloth���treats  of Physiology���Hygiene, Anatomy, Medicine and i* a complete  Home Pbyuclan-ScndSO* lc stamps to K*V.Pierc��,Buflalo,N.Y.  The  ^  Queen's Hotel  COMPLETELY REFURNISHED AND REFITTED  , We beg 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 appliances.  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  HARTMAN & WELSH, Props;  I FIRST STREET AND KNOB HILL AVENUE J  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.  THE  DAIRY      J. W. Han nam, Prop.  Come in and See  .  You will never know how good a Spring Suit  vou can  "get at this store until you come in and 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  OEeanainess 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. Let us  accommodate you. PHONE F 32  The Phoenix Dairy  W. A. McKay & Sons  Proprietors  The Central Hotel  NEAREST HOTEL. TO FAMOUS GRANBY M1NE8  FIRST-CLAS8 ACCOMMODATION FOR  MINERS'  Bar Stocked with the Finest Line of Wines, Liquors, Cigars  A. O. Johnson   -    -    -    Proprietor  ICE CREAM PARLOR  *.  We have arranged for a continuous supply throughout the summer of the FAMOUS CURLEW  ICE CREAM. Special rates to parties. Cooling  soft drinks of varied flavor.  The Delicacy of the Summer Season���  FAMOUS CURLEW ICE CREAM-TRY ONE  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  at Phoenix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States.  G. Kay, Publisher.  ADVERTISING SCALE ,  Application for Liquor Licence (30 days) .. 95.00  Certificate of Improvement notice (60 days) $7.50  Application to Purchase Land notices (60 days)   97.00  Delinquent Co-owner notices (90 days) (10.00  Sihall Water Notices (30 days).." #7.50  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a line,  single colutqn', for the first insertion; and 8  cents a line for each subsequent Insertion, nonpareil measurement.  Saturday, Aug. 2, 1913  KNOB HILL AVENUE  TJ-7"   y, iMedill McCormick, who directed  the efforts o.f the Bull Moose party,  and" who managed the affairs of  Colonel Roosevelt during the last  presidential campaign, is at present'  in British Columbia. Mr. McCormick is touring the whole of the  Dominion for the purpose of making  a study of single chamber legislation and parliamentary responsibility which is prevalent here. The  visitor stated that in, his opinion  the United States is insular in political thinking and he has come to  Canada for new ideas.  Mr. McCormick's possibilities for  1916, include besides Roosevelt,  Messrs. Hiram Johnstone, Bev-  eridge and Stubbs, although he  states it is too early to make any  predictions, as conditions are quite  sure to change before then.  .?  During the receut naval manoeuvres by the British fleet in the North  sea, the total number of ships of all  classes engaged was 346, representing about 70 per cent of the entire British navy. Eighty thousand  men manned the ships engaged.  Accompanying the invading fleet  were four swift transports containing three battalions of infantry and  one of marines. -The defending force  was assisted by small parties of men  with - motor cycles, and a mixed  force of cavalry-and mounted troops  which patrolled'the Yorkshire' coast.  Although a great deal ��� has been  made of the success of the attacking  fleet in effecting a landing, the question of an invasion did not enter into the ^scheme, the chief problem  being to find out whether the active  h still at the head of the business.  Thje price of the 1913 edition is two  dollars.  - \  *     .���: ��t :���  For  the  fourth   timeythe King's  prize, emblematical of the champion  rifle shot  in   the whole  of the Empire,   has  again   been   awarded' to  a  soldier  of the   Dominion.   'This  time   the   coveted   distinction   has  bejjn won>=by   Private   Hawkins 'of  the' famous-* 48th    Highlanders,   a  Toronto regiment, with   a  score of  330  out  of a  possible   35Q.     The  prize   itself   consists    of   a   velvet  purse, embroidered  with  the Royal  monogram, and containing the sum  of $1250  in   gold,   together   with a  solid gold medal, an  elaborate gold  arm badge and the rifle used-in the  match.      Even this is not all, for in  the  several   stages  that  mark the  advance    of   the   winner, ��� valuable  prizes   in   money  are   awarded,, so  that in this   one  event  alone,   the  successful    King's , marksman   has  from $1800 to $2000 to show as the  result of his prowess.     It is also the  custom  of the city  from which the  rifleman comes,  to  mark the honor  conferred on the town and regiment  by a further  gift, as   in   the case of  Perry  of Vancouver,  who was presented with something like a thousand   dollars.      Altogether   it   is   a  prize worth trying for.  When one considered the fact  that oply 27 or 28 Canadians took  part in the competition, against  perhaps a thousand entries representing Great Britain, India, the  Channel Islands, Australia and New  Zealand, the credit for the Canadian  victory is all the* more remarkable,  and testifies more eloquently than  words to the splendid material that  composes the King's forces in this  Dominion.  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Under the Influence  of tho New Method Treatment the skin becomes clear, ulcers, pimples and blotches  heal up, enlarged glands are reduced, fallen  out hair grows in again, the eyes become  bright, ambition and energy return, and the  victim realizes a new life has opened up to  him.  YOU CAN ARRANGE TO PAY AFTER  YOU ARE CURED  CONSULTATION FREE  Send for Booklet on DIaeue* of Man  "THE GOLDEN MONITOR" FREE  If unable to call, write for a Question LUt  for Homo Treatment  Drs.KENNEDY&KENNEDY  Cor. Michigan Ave. and Griswold Si,   Detroit, Mich.  ngojMpa^ ������ Af | f* F A*1 letters from Canada must be addressed  IJ^f^ilW ��� IWfca to our Canadian Correspondence Depart-  WS^^ar mmmaMaaaaaaamaamm ment in Windsor, Ont. If you desire to  see lis personally call at our Medical Institute in Detroit as we see and treat  bo patients in our Windsor offices which are for Correspondence and  laboratory for Canadian business only.   Address all letters as follows:  DRS. KENNEDY & KENNEDY, Windsor, Ont.  Write for our private address.  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class and Up-To-Date .  Hotel in  Phoenix.     New from cellar  to roof.     Best Sample Rooms in the  Boundary,   Opposite    Great   Northern  Depot.    ��� v   v      Modern Bathrooms.  The city fathers  of. Victoria must  belong, to the  stern" old school, for  after sitting in solemn conclave they  have   reached   the   momentous  decision that the jack tars'of the visiting New Zealand battleship are not  fit persons' to be  trusted with beer.  This, is. bad   enough   in   itself, .for  poor jack gets mighty  tired   of .his  daily half-pint of rum and no doubt  looked 'pleasantly   forward   to   the  opportunity afforded at Victoria  of  washing   the  taste   of it  from   his  mouth .with   a few  quarts   of beer  But "not    only    have    the    worthy  STEAM HEATED.  James Marshall, Prop.  ELECTRIC LIGHTED  Phoenix, B.C.  Victoria aldermen   decided   against  battle squadrons, usuaHy stationed  beer.,theyhavea|sop,aced the bf  nMMi*n/*1    t-ltA      r^Iirda        VIP/till/*!      ft A    okla    ���*���% I  hat   on   cream-.being   served    with I  around the Clyde, would be able to  steam round in time to support the  North sea fleet if they were engaged  in;barring the passage of a superior  ihvading fleet, or to see if they  could arrive before any appreciable  force of the enemy had been landed.  If ���-^  |!.We have just received from the  publishers, A. McKim, Ltd., of  Montreal and Toronto, a copy of  the 1913 edition of the Canadian  Newspaper directory. - This makes  the eighth edition of this valuable  work, which fills a very real need  in Canada and deserves a conspicuous place in the library of every  Canadian merchant, whether he be  an advertiser or not.  The directory describes 1688 periodicals in Canada and New Found-  land. -Of these 152 are daily, 1279  weekly or semi-woekly, 232 monthly or semi-monthly, and 25 are published less frequently. This is a  considerable increase over the last  edition. It also contains a specially selected list of leading British  publications which will prove of  considerable value to those interested in Old Country trade.  In addition to this the directory  supplies a comprehensive gazetteer,  giving the population, the chief industries, .the railway, the telegraph  and banking facilities and other interesting features of every newspaper, city, town and village in  Canada.  This    work   contains   over   495  the navy mens' strawberries.-    They I  might have made themselves a little  more   ridiculous   by "siwashing   the  whole crew during their stay in that  port.   . <*.    J  Could anything be more revolting  than the suggestion, or rather compact, between United States Secretary of.State Osborne and the authorities of the colored republic of.  Hayti, .for bringing the remains of  Christopher Columbus to the Pacific-Panama exposition. Whatever  would our cousins to the south of  us think of the European nation  whose exhibition management made  a request for the bones of General  Washington in order to swell the  revenues of some national exposition?  D. i-. Mcelroy  SOLE AGENTS FOR PRINCETON COAL  Dealer in Lumber, Shingles, Lath  and Cedar Poles.      Stull Lag-g-an.  l' First-Class Fir & Tamarac Wood.  MOVING MACHINERY OUR SPECIALTY  Tf Tired of Wood, try Princeton Coal  An official letter from the Department of the Interior at Ottawa, addressed to the Dominion lands sub-  agency at Revelstoke, has been received recently, intimating that the  government has approved of the  naming of the area of land and  watershed comprised in what is  locally known as the summit of  Mount Revelstoke as a national  park reserve. Within the land is  included practically the entire extent of territory popularly known as  the Mount Revelstoke park.   ��-   The     Dominion     government  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 for Presents.  AL. ALMSTROM  All the Latest Newspapers, Magazines  BUTTER SPECIALS  We are now handling the Celebrated Hazelwood Creamery  Butter. This butter is conceded to be the finest on the market,  always fresh and sweet.  Hazelwood Creamery Butter, 40c. per lb.  Eastern Townships Butter, "Empress Brand,"35c. per lb.;  3 lbs. Tor $1.00.  Mild Flavored Ontario Cheese, 25c. per lb.  Cold Cooked Ham, just the thing for a Cold Lunch this  warm weather, 40c. per lb.  about to extend to the United States  j the system of business consulates  pages. It is splendidly bound and (that ex;sts ;n Britain, South Africa  is a credit alike to the publishers j and fj0nancj. Canadian agents are  and the Canadian newspapers gen- i to be located in the leading Ameri-  erally. ' can cities where  there  is an oppor  "A. McKim, Limited, are particularly well qualified to edit and publish this', the" standard book of reference on Canadian publications.  They are the pioneers in the advertising agency field in Canada, fie  McKim agency having been founded  at Montreal in January, 1889, ?A  years ago,  by Anson  McKim, who  tunity  of Canadian   trade   being secured.   ��.   The Ottawa Evening Citizen says:  "The impression prevailing in high  political circles here at present is  that there will be no fall session of  parliament. The ministers incli ie  to the view that the House will be  summoned immediately after the  new year opens.  P.  BURNS & CO., LTD.  Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merchants  PHOENIX, B. C.        PHONE 2  D. J. EVIATHESON  ....... Insurance Agent  FIDELITY BONDS, PLATE GLASS,  COMMISSIONER FOR T \KING  AFFIDAVITS  FIRE,  LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  PHOENIX,  B-C, 1^, 1 '    ^  ���PM  HB  'A'-'  THE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  The Phoenix Club  N. J. Deichert, Prop.  PIPES, CIGARS, TOBACCOS, CIGARETTES  LARGE AND  VARIED ASSORTMENT OP CHOCOLATES, ETC.  Fresh Hazelwood Ice Cream  CAN BE PURCHASED BY THE GALLON OR OTHERWISE  All Kinds of Soft Drinks Compounded on Shortest Notice.,  ENGLISH BILLIARDS,   POOL,   BOWLING ALLEYS  Local amd  ' Mineral Act.  Form F.  CEETU-'ICAx �����. OF I'm PROVJOMKNTS.  NOTICE.  "Joe Joc"Minornl Claim,Bituivto in iho Grand  Forks Mining Division of Yalo district.  Whoie located:���Wellington Camp.  TAKK NOTICE, that I, Donald J. Mutlicson.  HRont for Jo��. J. Bft*8ott, Free Minor's Certificate No. B1.707B. intond sixty days from tho  dnto lioroof. to apply to tlie Minim? Recordor  for �� Certificate of Improvements for tho  purpose of obtflininp a Crown Grant of tho  above clnlm.  And further tnke notice that action, under  ���section 37, inuht be commenced boforo tho iewuo  of sneli Certifloate of Improvement*.  Dated this 20th day of June, A.I). 1013.  D. J. MATHESON, A��ent.  Mineral Act.  Form F.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  Canada   is not  to   rest contented  witlv having won  the  King's prize,  the Dominion Rifle association have  now turned   their eyes towards the  Palma trophy,'which  was won from  Canada, a couple of years ago by a  visiting  team of American  marksmen.    The  honors  for  this trophy  have been   fairly  evenly divided  of  late years.     About five years ago it  was   held   by  the   Americans,  who  lost it to  the Canadians.    A  competition held sometime after resulted  in the trophy travelling to England.  It was   captured  again   by  Canada  and is now  as  stated   in   the possession of our American cousins once  more.  Notice of Sheriff's Sale  NOTICE.  "Florence No. 2" Fractional Mineral Claim,  situate in Greenwood Mininjr Division of Yale  district. '  , Whero located:���Wellington Camp. .  TAKE NOTICE that I, Donald J. Matheson,  agent for Jos. J. Uaf*ott, Free Miner's Certificate No. 01,767 B., intend 60 days from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining- Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, for tho purpose  of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notico that action, under  section 37, must be commenced beforo the issuance of buch Certificate of Improvements.  Dated thin 20th day of June, A.D. 1913.  y".   '    D. J. MATHESON, Agent.  Mineral Act  ���V  teA.*..^ /f *'Ci  ; SYLVESTER K FRACTIONAL  *':"'"   MINERAL CLAIM. .'  W;>.  |i?V��.P'_  ft' ^Situatein ttie. Greenwood Mining Divi-  "bioii of'.Yale District. - Where located:  l' Greenwood Camp.     -. -' . "     -*   ���.  Take notice that-I, "D. J. Matheson,  as agent for'Adolphe S. Sefcu, Certificate No. 61779b, intend, sixty days from  date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of improvements for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action  under section 37 must be commenced be  fore the issuance  Improvements.  Dated, May 30th, 1913,  D. J. Matheson, Agent.  TAKE   NOTICE   that  I   have   by  virtue   of  a   Warrant   of  Execution  issued out of the County Court of Yale,  holden at Greenwood, dated  the 9fch  day of June, 1913, authorising me to  J levy of the goods and "chattels  of de-  fendent, J. K. Mecredy, in the  suit of  Jeff Davis & Co., against J.  K.  Mecredy,  the sum   of $835.30 and  costs,  taken  in   execution,  and   will   sell at  Deane's Hotel, in Phoenix, B.C.,at the  hour-of 2.30 p.m., on Saturday, the  2nd day of August, 1913, unless the  amount stated on   the   Warrant has  been previously paid to me, with costs,  the property  of the said * Defendant  contained   in, the   before-mentidued  Deane's Hotel, and consisting of Groceries, etc.,.stored in the basement and  pantry' of the said Deane's' hotel.  Inventory, of the goods may  be had  on applying to the undersigned.  -���* '���', -:~     ', p: h. m"ccurrach,  1"^ -     ,       " .���.   .        Deputy-Sheriff.  Terms of Sale���Cash.       ,  .Dated at Green>voc$, B.C., the 20th  day of July, 1913. ".  PUBLIC NOTICE  TAKE NOTICE that, we intend to  mst be commenced be-|appry Lo the Board of License Com-  of such Certificate of J    .   . ,     .,    ~,      , ~,  J missioners foi- the City of Phoenix, at  I their next sitting for a transfer of the  Liquor License held by us for the  Butte Hotel, to George Vichary and  Angelo Luciani.     '  (     George Yiphary.  Nick Musa.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., this 1st day  ot August, 1913.  #c't'><%)-ir)r-x ������-;���;���'  m��0<XYyy  ^m^:m&^y  W^iymKYyyY  mm0^M^syj:  *��rfii?*!-fe>J."^-A'.'-N':'  ���  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of ihe Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  leased for a term of twenty-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not  more than 2,560 acres will be leased to  one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the  Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in  which the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsur-  veyed territory the tract applied for  shall be staked but by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for are not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable  output of the mine at the rate of five  cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, such re-  turns'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  v surface rights may. be considered  ne. ; ssary for the working of the mine  at   he rate of $10.00 an acre.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  ;i W. W. CORY,  y       Deputy Minister of the Interior.  .N.B.���Unauthorized  publication  of  this advertisement will not be paid for.  PUBLIC NOTICE  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that  I intend to make application to the  Board of License Commissioners of the  City of Phoenix, for a transfer of the  Liquor License held by me for the  Queen's Hotel to James Walsh.  r R: V. Chisholm.  (Signed by his Attorney in part)  Peter -Chisholm.  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.C.  Church Services  U interested and should know  about the wonderful  MARVEL Whirling? Spray  cannot supply th��  The tier' Vaginal Syrinfee. .TB<re*  '���Most convenient.   11 cleanses  instantly.      Ask your  1 druggist fofjf  RVEI- accept no other,  fori-  *end starap'for illustrated  :���sealed. It (fives fulftnr tc-  and directions invaluable to ladles.  WINDSOR SUPPLY CC*  Ifiodaor. Onl.  General Agents for  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, 7.30;  Evensong, 0.S0. Wednesday, Holy  Communion, 9 a.m. .' ���.>.','.,  The stated services in the Catholic  church art! us follows: First and third  Sundays in the month.. Mass at 10  a.m., Sunday School at 2.30 pm.;  Evening Service at 7.30 p.m: Rev.  Father Choinel, pastor.    :  Methodist Church ��� Sunday school  and Bible class, 2.30 p.m.; evening service, 7.30 p.m. Prayeivmeeting, Thursday. .evening, at 7.45 p.m. Rev. A. T.  Bell. ,   *       v  St. Andrew's church (Presbyterian)  ���Service, Sunday next, Aug. *iid, at  7.30 p.m. Rev. J. R. Munro, minister.  All welcome.  Mrs. W. S./"Ritchie returned from  Christina on {Monday.  M. Kane Returned unexpectedly to  town on Thursday evening.  '   For Safe���Carpet, 9 x 12ft, seamless,  velvet./Apply at this office.  Bom���At Phoenix, on July'18th, to  Mr. *ind Mrs. William Jackson, a  daughter,  Mrs. Jos. Strutzel and children returned from a few days visit to the  lake on Monday.  Lost���Lady's bracelet, small pattern.  Finder please leave at Pioneer office  and receive reward.  Mrs. Angus Smith and family returned home on Saturday from their  visit to Vancouver.  Percy Poulton returned on Saturday  from a visit to the ranch of ..John  Swanson at Curlew.  Among tho week-end visitors to  Christina last week were Jos. Strutzel  and Dr. W. S. Ritchie.  Chas. King, this city's popular pianist, was a guest at the Christina Lake  hotel for a few days recently.  The Rev. Wm. Lloyd, of Rock  creek, was the guest of the Rev. Xi. B.  Lee, of St. John's church, this week.  Mrs. V. McDavies left town on  Thursday for Grand Forks, to which  pluce Mr. McDavies has recently been  transferred.  Miss Florence Mitchell of Spokane  is the guest of her cousins, the Misses  Mabel and Annie McKeown for a  couple of weeks. ,.    .  Miss Ella Dolan of Spokane came in  on Tuesday's train, and is*the.guest  of her aunt, Mrs. D. J. McDonald on  Brooklyn avenue.  . Ben Woods, who has been visiting  his son in Portland, Oregon, was  among the 'incoming passengers on  Thursday evening's Great Northern  Mr. and Mrs. Al. Keating were in  Grand Forks a few days ago for the  purpose of meeting the former's sister  who is to be their guest for a few  weeks. * r  Mrs. T. L! Kennedy, of Spokane,  with her daughter, who have been on  a visit to their relatives, Mr. and Mrs.  Jas. McKeown, returned home on  Monday.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Manning and family  returned from Christina lake on Saturday, the illness of one of their children bringing them home much sooner than expected.      -,      , s:t -  ' - - . y��->�����>���',�����' ,,-'.      ,  > Little John Jutilla, who is ''suffering  from,a serious constitutional disease,  was carried on a stretcher to the  Great Northern depot, on Thursday,  aud taken to Spokane to undergo a  special course of treatment. "  Florrie Blundell, who was accidentally shot by the discharge of a' .22  calibre rifle last week, is reported to  be making satisfactory progress. The  bullet which entered the head above  the left eye, was found lodged under  the cheek bone, and has been extracted.  A gtorm of unusual violence swept  over^Dhristina lake on Tuesday. All  the wharves along the beach were demolished and considerable discomfort  was experienced by the campers, particularly those in tents. The row boats  wele pitched high and dry out of the  water. Fortunately no one was injured.  Win. McKay returned to town on  Tuesday from Hot Springs, South  Dakota, where helms been for some  weeks undergoing surgical treatment  at the hands of an eminent specialist.  The many friends of Mr. McKay will  be glad to learn that he has been  considerably benefited by the treatment received.  John Robinson, for the past four  years on the electrician statf of the  local sub-station, severed his connection with Phoenix this week and left  on Tuesday for Nelson, where, in conjunction with T. A. McAstocker, they  have taken over the extensive dairying  business of Moore and Towner, one of  the largest of its kind in the interior  of the province.  W. X. Perkins, who has been away  for nearly a year in California, return-  en to town on Thursday from Los  Angelos. Mr; Perkins will resume his  former position as agent for the Great  Northern railway here, while'JMr.  Votaw< who has so successfully con-,  ducted the agency . here for some  months, will leave with his son for  Republic on Monday.  Phoenix residents will do well to  bear in mind the wholesale swindling  and othei; dishonesty that marked the  visit of the last circus to Phoenix; On  that memorable occasion, it Mil be  remembered, that dozens of local residents were barefacedly duped, while  thoughtless people who attended the  show in the evening and left their residences, unprotected, returned to find  things not exactly as they would have  wished. While no reflection is cast  on the management for what occurred,  the fact remains that anion ����� the  har zen: on of a circus are. to be number d some of the most unscrupulour  spe imens of the human race. Thi  city council would do well to swear in  a couple of specials for Saturday.  Many Prizes for B.C. Exhibits  At the Dominion fair, held at  Brandon, Manitoba, this year, the  horticultural exhibits from this province secured 13 first prizes, two  seconds and two thirds, out of 19  entries of fruit, vegetables and  honey.  The British" Columbia . exhibits  practically swept the board. The  extent of the exhibits from the  coast province was one of the surprising features of. the fair. They  were located in three separate buildings, and consisted of displays of  fruit, timber, fish, grasses and ores.  The exhibits were strikingly displayed and caught the eyes of the  thousands of prairie .farmers ��� who  never ceased to ply the attendants  with queries concerning the climate  and resources of British Columbia.  r  British Press Comment  "The constitutional deadlock in  Canada is not for us in this country  to discuss, but we arc bound to  deal with it. The result, one of  these days, is the definite impossibility of reckoning on the construction of any ships by Canada in time  to affect the naval balance in the  spring or probably in any part of  1916. If the Canadian position is  not cleared, after six months' reprieve, secured by the accelerating  of this year's program^ then further  action cannot be postponed here."���  'London Times.  "Unless the Canadian decision  comes soon, or the British government takes fresh action before the  end of the year, it is hard to see  how the navy can be prevented from  falling. three ships behind in what  was intended. "���Morning Post.      <<  "We want three dreadnoughts  and ought to build'Jthem without  hanging on the skirts of Canada's  indecision."���Express.  yesiglit  We have made arrangements with the  Taube Optical  Company of Vancouver  . and Calgary for their Eyesight Specialist  DR. S. L. TAUBE  who has had forty-two years experience  in the Optical Business, to be at our  store on FRIDAY, AUGUST FIRST.  If there is anything wrong with your Eyesight  .. ,  do not fail to consult him.  All Work is Guaranteed absolutely as Tested.  Phoenix Drug Company  'Phone 16. T. S. Quancc, Manager  I  j'L  SILVER DEPOSIT WARE  We have just received a nice assortment of  Three-Piece Tea Sets, $12 and $13.50  Salts and Peppers, $1.50 to $4  PER  PAIR  SPOKANE"���1  15 TO 21 1013 ������  f  A large -variety of Vases, Cups and Saucers,  ,etc. Call and look them over; nothing nicer  for Wedding Presents.  E. A. Black, Jeweler  Union Store  D. OXLEY,  .Proprietor  Begs to announce that he has-secured the Sole agency in Phoenix  for the-Frache Bros., welI-knownv,Nurserymen of Grand Forks,  and will hereafter carry an assortment of  Cut Flowers, Wreathes and  all Kinds  of  House Plants  FINEE8T LINE OF FRYS' CHOCOLATES, OANDIE8, ETC.  . EXCELLENT LINE OF CIGARS, PIPES, TOBACCOS  &E2FAH*  SEPT 151�� 21.1915  International Polo  Tournament  Daily Games between Canadian  and American Teams  $35,000 in Premiums &  Purses  Competition open to the World  The First National  Indian Congress  Approved by U. S. Government .  SPECIAL CASH PRIZES  FOR THE CHILDREN  72d Seaforth Hi&hlanders Band  $500 Cash Prizes for Better Babies  "Custer's Last Fi&ht" Nifchtly  A thrilling reproduction of this famous  battle with 500 Indians and 200 Soldiers  COMBINATION AUCTION  SALE'OF LIVE STOCK ON  THURSDAY AND FRIDAY  Fireworks Display Every Nifcht  Individual Farm. Exhibit Prizes  $20,000 Race Program  '" Seven Races Daily,  ; Poultrymen'sMeeting Wednesday  Dairymen's Meeting Thursday  Broadsword Battleson Horseback  EXCURSION RAILROAD RATES  H For illustrated Daily Program and  Premium List, address 505 Chamber of  Commerce Building :: Spokane, Wash.  CANADIAN  REDUCED RATES TO  VICTORIA  ON SALE AUGUST 2nd to AUGUST 7th !^rus  FINAL RETURN LIMIT, AUG. 11th, 13, from  ROSSLAND ,   TRAIL   NELSON......: .��� ....  KASLO;..... .* .....  PHOENIX .........  GREENWOOD '. ...  GRAND FORKS ......  $22.70  .. 22.70  .. 24.15  .. 26.GO  .. 23.80  .. 23.70  .   22.55  Similar Reduced Rates from ail Points in  the Kootenay.  For further information inquire of  any  C. P. R.   Agent, or write  J. V. MURPHY,  District Passenger Agent, Nelson, B. C.  Try the Phoenix Pioneer for your next  irkK nf Pfinfino"        We make a Soecialty cf Letter-  JOU Ul  JrilULUl&.      heads>  Billhea(fe|   posters,   etc.  m  Greenwood    ^tcLf^C i-rlllC  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 8.45 a.m. �����  " "        lower town,   9.00 a.m.  [Standard Time  Leave Greenwood 3.00 p.m. J  PROMPT  ATTENTION  TO  EXPRESS AND  FREIGHT  J. FULLER, Proprietor.  iSBW��.fS"*JB'!,B^?a

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