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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Aug 9, 1913

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 ���T .    ���  "ilfla|iji���*i��,___  ;tfHUl".i_i.iV.lJi-nili i Ti 11H* I  "f"* 7  _j*_;___g  't^   if*;-  i:  .-e  ��.  TS  i'-.  a*  i  .1  '/--'  The largest coppor mines in  the Dominion are situated  at Phoenix. The Granby  Co. employs 500 men, and  has a monthly pay roll of  over $50,000, while theJEtaw-  hido pay roll is $18,000.  Devoted to the Interests ofthe Boundary Mining District  The Phobnix Pioneer is  published in the highest  municipality in Canada���  altitude, 4,800 ft. The city  has a population of 1,500,  and possesses first-class  hotels, opera house, schools  FIFTEENTH YEAR  a������mm i     ���<  PHOENIX, B.C., SATURDAY, AUG. 9, 1913  Facing Death  Letters which have been received  within the last few days from EI  Paso, the present home of Charles  Biesel, formerly supt. of the Snow-  shoe mine, here, show plainly the  desperate straits in which Mr. Biesel and Mr. McDonald were placed  up  to the  timely  arrival of Presi  immediate release. The margin between life and death was extremely  close, and that they ever escaped  even injury is considered more in  the nature of a miracle by themselves and friends.  Biesel and McDonald were incarcerated in the prison at Chilian! ua,  and even as they entered the guiles  they were met by an escort conduct-  Jug- three prisoners out to be shot,  and throughout the period of their  detention the reports of successive  rifle volleys announced the fate of  other prisoners.  Protests by Biesel and McDonald  had no effect on  their captors, who  paid not  the  slightest attention to  them.      Other prisoners   were  led  out and   told to  escape, only   to be  shot down  after the poor wretches  had  proceeded   only   a. few  yards.  All the   prisoners   had  been  disposed of up to  dusk, except Biesel  and   McDonald   and    the  chaffeur,  and, after  a light meal, the guard,  whose  graces   Biesel  had won,, intimated that they were   to be dealt  with early  the next morning.    Not  a soul  entered   the   guard room for  some   hours,    and,     realizing   that  nothing   short   of   a   miracle could  save them,  the   night was devoted  to prayer.      At  eight  o'clock   they  were   again   visited, and   the   three  captives were conducted to a narrow  enclosure and'"lined'.up, with Biesel  on  the left and   McDonald  in  the  centre.     There was very little ceremony about  the operation, and the  soldiers   were  engaged   in   loading  their rifles when a mounted messen-  _ ger arrived and handed  a document  to   the sergeant.     It was   an   order  /    for the   instant  release  of the three  prisoners.  Inspects New Zealand's Gift  Provincial police officer, George  Stanfield returned to town on Saturday from' N^w Westminster, where  in company with J. H. McDougall  he formed a police escort for Pun-  jau'b Singh, the demented Hindu,  who was committed to , the asylum  for   the    insane.      While   passing  B. C. Mining  dent Huerta order authorizing their  through   Vancouver  on   the return  trip, Mr.  Stanfield was afforded an  opportunity for a visit to the battle-  cruiser, New Zealand, and as luck  would   have  it   his   visit  coincided  with that  of the  New Zealand residents in  Vancouver, and  for whom  a    special      reception    had      been  planned.   "When the crowd of New  Zealauder.s   arrived,- of  course   we  had to  get off," said  Mr. Stanfield,  "but the few minutes I was among  them, opened my eyes to the character  of our  fellow  subjects   in   the  south seas,  so  much so, that I can  fully believe  them  to  be capable of  even greater sacrifices than the gift  of a battleship.     One thing that impressed  me was the pardonable air  of proprietorship   assumed   by   the  visitors..   Another thing that struck  me,   and I   can   assure  you   that it  went home,   and   that  was when I  heard  the   mothers  proudly  telling  their children that 'this was the ship  our    country    has   given    to     the  British navy.'   As we steamed away  we  were  given an   example  of the  famous New  Zealand yell.     I   had  heard   it  before during   the war in  South   Africa,   and   it   does   seem  strange,   perhaps   I   ought  to   say  significant,   that I   should  hear   it  again from the deck of a battleship  which those people have presented  not alone for their own defence, but  for upholding -the honor' of Canada  and I -tbe- resf^efei'^our-" world-wide-  Empire."  During a severe electrical storm  this week at Winnipeg, eight elephants broke loose, and before they  had been subdued, the animals succeeded in wrecking half the tents  and doing other considerable dam  age to the circus property.  George Marr has struck some fine  ore on his claims, the Handy and  Hardscrabble, on McGuigan creek  near the point where the old K. & S.  trestle bridge stood; *  J. P. Keen is working several  miners at the Wonderful. Bunches  of fine galena are found in the  underground workings but the long  looked for ' *',bo.rikn^a" has not yet  been found. The'-'- present indications are however ver^-^favorable.  -^The placer fields of ^.British Col-  unfqia have yielded gold-to. the value  of'$7-2^8te,OQg, and many/have been  worke^^ortlys'^L,the'_rcj-d^e methods  of the individual placer miner, so  that there would appear to be rich  rewards awaiting the handling of old  placers by such highly developed  methods as dredging. Both the  Similkameen and Tulameen rivers  and many creeks offer a splendid  field for placer gold mining.  The British Columbia Copper  company are making arrangements  to develop motive power on Whip-  saw creek. They first staked water  for power and a few days ago they  made another application for permission to store 150,000,000 gallons  of. water. The point where .the dam  is to be placed is in the basin  bounded by the loop made by the  trans-provincial auto road a few  yards below where the creek is  crossed by the high bridge.  l *  Good progress is being made in  driving down the Dickson incline in  the Nickel Plate mine, and incidentally it may be interesting to know  that the pay values from it are always.; t^tronly *.-in evidence.. The  Nickel Plate mine has always been  noted as "the mine without dumps,"  and but for the amount of dead  work which  was unavoidable  when !  Number 4  Phoenix Defeats Mother Lode  Phoenix football team is in a fair  way to capture the cup offered for  competition by J. R. Jackson,  M.P.P., and emblematical of the  Boundary championship. At all  events that about sums up the  feeling among local football" critics  who claim to be conversant with  the form of the various teams comprising the league.  The  locals lined up in fine shape  at    Wednesday's   match,   and   although the  Mother   Lode  men  put  up a   good  exhibition   of combination    play,   their     forwards   failed  throughout to follow up the  advantages   which    their   fine   play   had  brought   about.;     In   other   words,  their play lacked finish.     Times out  of number they  had  the   leather in  place, only  to  have  it snapped up  by the home  backs and landed by a  long  shot  somewhere   about   mid-  field.    The first fifteen  minutes saw  perhaps the best play of the game,  neither'side being able to score until   a few  minutes   from   half-time,  when the visitors made   a quick advance   on   the  home   defence   with  the whole of their forwards handling  the  leather  between   them, but the  resultant shot was  cleverly  met by  Wilkinson   who'passed   to   his left  and  cleared the   danger.    Scarcely  thirty seconds elapsed   and the ball  was bouncing  in   front   of the visitors'   end,   but  Bray,   who   is   the  Mother   Lode    tower  of   strength,  sent it  spinning well away,   only to  have   it   returned   with   interest by  Davidson    on   a     pass   from   Jas.  Porter.  Some good, play in mid-field  marked the commencement of the  second half, with., successive long  shots taking '.it, to. both, .ends and  returning it to centre.' This play,  which lasted fully five minutes, was  followed  by  an  attack   by   Mother  Renovating: the Butte Hotel  Geo. Vichary and Angelo Luciani,  the proprietors of the Butte hotel,  are sparing no effort in making  their commodious and popular premises one of the best in the city.  In a few days, the work of renovation which has now been in pro?  gress for the past two weeks, will  have been completed. All of the  rooms, of .'Which there are about  thirty, have received attention, and  now a similar operation is going on  on the ground floor apartment.,  all of which are being laid with a  special linoleum. The hotel boasts  a thoroughly up-to-date steam heating system, and has'.-hot arid cold  water, both up and down stairs,  together-;with a very convenient and  comfortable "dry" for the benefit of  its mining patrons, situated in the  basement. A bar, with.a complete  stock of the "goods" always' on  hand, is run in connection with the  place. - v  .    ��� ;���_���  __   Another New Map  The Pioneer acknowledes the receipt of another advance copy of  a pre-emptor's map from the office  of the provincial surveyor-general'  G. H. Dawson. This latest issue  embraces the three land-recording  districts of Fort Fraser, Fort George  and the Peace river. A very useful index map of the whole province,  with the land-recording districts  outlined, is included in the publication, which is drawn to a scale of  three miles to the inch, and is  designated as the "Stuart ��� Lake  sheet."  Big Labor Day Celebration  ���The canvassing committee,  consisting of Jos.   Strutzel,   Geo. Ellis  and J.   McLaughlin,   who  were appointed at  the   public  meeting held  recently,   to consider  the practicability of holding a  Labor day celebration   in   Phoenix,   are  to report  the result of their efforts at another  public   meeting   to   be  held in  the  lodgeroom   of  the    Miners'   Union  hall on Sunday next.      Mr. Strutzel  states   that up to   Thursday,   from  local   sources  alone,    the   sum    of  $625 had  been  promised,   and that  in his  opinion there would  be little  difficulty  experienced  in   raising  a  sum of' between $1200 and $1300.  This, everyone will admit is a highly   gratifying    prospect    and  there  novv   remains   no   reason   why  this  town should   not be   the  scene of a  bu mper celebration  on Sept. 1.     It  is to   be hoped   that   now   that the  ball has been started rolling, that all  those interested, and it is difficult to  think of any not being so, will strain  a point to be  present at tomorrow  evening's meeting.  New Manager for Macy Cafe  W. S.   Macy,' leasee of the Granby hotel, paid a hurried visit to the  camp   this   week.      In   addition   to  his  interests  here,   Mr.   Macy   has  now  the   task   of  catering   to the  inner wants   of about  one thousand  of  the   Granby\ company's   Hidden  creek  employees, and   consequently  has been obliged to appoint a manager tor  his well-known   and highly- '  popular cafe and licensed establishment,   situated   on   Sprague avenue  Ore Tonnages 1ln  Spokane.    The  new manager is  Following are the returns  of the   R* F* Fuller' formerly  ��� charge of  output of  the   Granby   mines    and|the Granby   hotel   here   in   Phoenix  smelter-for the week ending Aug. 3:  Granby 23,605    760,900  SMELTER TONN'AGES  Granby..  .22,055.    717,727  The     German     g-overnment    an-  and  latterly residing in Vancouver.  Mr.   Macy'   -left   on   Wednesday's  train for Spokane,   en route for the  new mine at Granby bay.  Captain   Seddoo,   son of the late  Premier R. Seddon of New Zealand,  Lode who vigorously bombarded  No. 4 tunnel was being driven, I tbe home quarters, the ball falling  scarcely any waste dump .would   be (into the  hands   of Pritchard, O.xley  in evidence on the property, and the I and Davidson, who conducted a/nourices' the formation of a new/passed through British Columbia  Dickson incline is apparently going! nice little partnership over that part I special service squadron of swift I a few days ago on his return home  to enable it to maintain that reputa-I of the   earth,   only   to   have   it dis- / cruisers. / from a visit to England.  The  Big Store  C/ \*S A t*��*  The Famous Mark  Cross Safety Razor  Complete for 3 5 o.  Guaranteed by the Big- House of Mark  Cross to be the equal of and S5.QO  SAFETY RAZOR on the market.  This offering is purely an introductory one, and expires the end of this  month.  tion.���Hediey Gazette.  When the C. N. P. railroad is  ready to supply ore cars, which will  probably be next fall, the King Solomon mine will be ready to ship ore,  and Utah capitalists will commence  to realize on their investments. The  mine has been worked for a number  of years, and when it had reached a  stage of development which made it  attractive to capital, it Was picked  up by Utah investors. The mine is  situated eight miles from Duncan,  on Vancouver island, and though a  large amount of money has been expended in its development, the rural  settlers in the neighborhood are  hardly aware that there is such a  thing as a mine within miles of their  farms. A mining man of Vancouver, who recently wished to visit  the property, had a hard time in  Duncan finding anyone who could  direct him to the mine. ; The property is thoroughly equipped with  concentrating plant, and ore bunkers  are in course of construction, the  railroad grade passing directly by  the dump.  Copper Sold Well Ahead  According to a Boston report of  recent date, copper is very strong  at 15}�� to 15%"' cents per pound.  Further large sales have been made  and the surplus has been so reduced  that producers could readily mark  prices up one or two cents higher  if they were disposed to do so. So  far as can he learned,,all of the producing companies are sold well  ahead. Noth withstanding this,  there is good basis for the belief  that a number of the important consumers have not yet secured nearly  all the copper they will need in  September. Further heavy buying  is to" be expected in the very near  future. Copper shares are advancing in price, reflecting the steady  improvement in the metal situation.  solved   by McCoy,  who seemed   to  try and land the leather   somewhere  around   the    Brooklyn   hotel.     The  last   fifteen    minutes    proved   slow  and no  other goal was recorded un-  about five minutes  from   the finish,  when   the   opportunity   again  came  to   Davidson   after a   lively   scrim-  mage in the home quarters.  .A long  shot   had   brought   the   ball   to the  left of Bray, and   after three  of the  visitors   had unsuccessfully tried to  connect, the  situation was  grasped  by   the   homesters,     who   came   on  with a rush,  bowled   over Walters,  who pluckily   tried   to   check them,  but   a   quick  pass    from   Pritchard  to Davidson fooled them all, including   the    goal-keeper.        For   some  minutes   the visitors   continued   the  game   with   a   man   short,   but   no  other   goal   was   registered.       Tlie  final    score    was   2-0   in   favor   of  Phoenix.  DISTINCTIVE  are the feature of  Big Strides at Hidden Creek  As illustrating the tremendous  strides being made at the Hidden  creek mine, Page Boyles, whose  firm has the contracts for the whole  of the Granby company's diamond  drilling operations, recently stated  that even in the short space of three  or four weeks' absence, he found it  quite difficult to recognize some of  the spots around the vicinity ofthe  town and mine property. Mr.  Boyles regards the progress made  particularly during the past year as  extraordinary.  H.   von    Bergen,  a   well  known  is   reported   to  hunter of big game  be on his way out to Hast Kootenay  for the purpose of indulging in his  favorite pastime. Seeing that at  present we are still in the midst -.if  the game protection season, it  would be of interest lo B.C. sportsmen to known what kind of game  our foreign visitor is alter.  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.  i\  I  I -i  r  I  -*  < il  1      !���  i A  i1  ���VI  -11*  ���-$; WVl  *  y ���  King Edwardlodge  No. 36, A.F. and A.M.  lingular communication nt 8  p.m.   Second Thursday of  each month.  .Emergent meetings as called; Masonic  '     Hall, Mcllalo Block  Jas. E. Cai-tek,  Secy.  Palmer J. Cook,  W.M.  iiuiM'Us lmu>   i 'I ������-' eg  .ulluu. a -L--  I. O. O. F.  Snowshoe Lodge  No. 46  Meets every Monday Evening at  Miners' Hall. Visiting brethren cordially invited.  Waller Ross, Noble Grand.  Dan Patorson, Fin. Secy.  Sam McLcod, Rec. Secy.  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lod_re No. 17  Moots In   tho   Minors'   Union   Lodge  Hull First and Third Wednesdaya.  Mrs. Amy Cook, Koblo Grand.  Mrs. Efflo Marshall, Socroturj'.  _������ -1-'.'��--��-l1 I ��� ��� I1MH LiM* J���U-JBg  PIONEER,  I    Concentrates    |  The United States cruiser, California, is paying .i brief visit to Victoria. The U.o.S. West Virginia  also arrived on Monday for the  carnival.  Before the Royal Commissipn on  Labor, a witness stated that in his  opinion more salmon were destroyed  by seals than were caught by the  fishermen.  Eight hundred Vancouver Freemasons attended a banquet last  week given in honor of Captain  Halsey and other officers of -the  battleship New Zealand.  minster, to the office of grand factor  for the current term. <  The total number of police officers  who' were fired at in the British  Isles during the years 1908 and  1912 was 92. Of this number 6  were killed, 24 were injured, while  the remaining 62 escaped.  It has just leaked out that while  midway between New Zealand and  South Africa, the battleship New  Zealand was in wireless communication with the Australian.and African  continents.  Twenty' Russians,   who  had  resided in the United States for three  years,   but   who  had   neglected  to  take out naturalization papers, were  A Chinaman   who  was convicted  recently   refused   re-admittance   to  and sentenced at Rossland for bur- the States  after twenty   days resi-  FRATERNAL ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 168  Meets in Union Hall, Friday Evenings.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  Quitman Work, W. P.  James Whir, W. Secy.  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28  Phoenix,  B.C.  Meets Tuesday Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially wel  corned.  J. E. Carter, C. O.  Ciias. McKay, K. of R. S.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Moots in Pythian Hall, Lowor Town  .First and Third Thursdays.  Elizabeth Popo Mrs. Mary McKenzie  M.E.C.  M.R.C.  RECO STEAM LAUNDRY  The machinery in our Laundry has  recently been completely over-hauled,'  andjWe 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.  Smiling  greet the coming* of a case of  PHOENIX BEER  WHY?  Because the Beer is so good  and wholesome it brings the  smile.  'PHONE 23  PHOENIX BREWING CO.,  LIMITED  glary, has been ordered to be deported to China. His sentence expired some days ago.  Admiral Henry Wratislaw died oo  August 1 at his home in England.  During the early pioneer days of  British Columbia he took part m.  several operations against the Indians.  The berry harvest on the coast  has been in full swing for the past  week, and hundreds ol Indians are  engaged from daylight to dark in  gathering the lucious backberry and  huckleberry crop.  While prospecting up the Ashnola  a few days ago, a man named Geo.  Allison, was shot in the foot by a  .45 revolver. He was returning the  weapon to the holster when it fell to  the ground and exploded.  An army of forty thousand men  are required from the east to handle  the crop in the prairie provinces  this year. It is estimated that this  number will be sufficient as there  are many more men out of work  than is usually the case.  A lady book pedlar worked Elko  recently, says a correspondent to  the Cranbrook Herald, but the  Moose Jaw real estate agents had  beat her to it, the dying fawn expression in her eyes, as she bid  goodby to the old historic burg, no  pen could depict.      '���  According/ to the Slocan Star, a  syndicate of Moose Jaw real estate  grafters are disposing of lots situate  in the vicinity of Moose Jaw at sums  ranging from $175 to $220. The ow  ner of this property, on account of its  J proximity to the town, has valued it  at $100 per acre, it being at present  a fine wheat field.  Claiming that he had reached  the United States by drifting across  the Pacific from Japan in a small  fishing schooner, a lone Japanese  was arrested at Areata, California,  last week. He said that his eight  companions had deserted him because he could not walk on account  of a sprained ankle. The deserted  junk was also found.  Fernand Labori, the eminent  French lawyer, who achieved fame  some years ago * as- the counsel for  'Captain Alfred Dreyfus, is expected  shortly to pay a visit to' British  Columbia. M. Labori " is now  batonnier of the French bar, and  will represent the lawyers of France  at the convention of American and  Canadian lawyers, which is to take  place at Montreal in September.  The distinguished visitor is accompanied by his wife, herself a famous  figure in the musical circles of Paris  The Grand Post of the Native  Sons (of British Columbia, which  met recently at New Westminster,  elected J. J. Johnson of New West-  WOOD  First-class Fir and Tamarac Wood, $5.50 per cord  Pine* Wond,  $5.00 per cord.  Fir and Tamarac, uouble cut,  per cord, $7.00.  *'.f    '  MOOD  DELIVERED  NOTICE.  ON   SHORT  'Phone B32  Don't spend another  Night Coughing  Mathieu's Syrup of Tar  and Cod Liver Oil taken at  bedtime will chase the cough  and give you and thos .around  you a good night's rest.  Taken regularly it soon  dispels even the most clinging cough as ita valuable  tonic properties strengthen  the blobd which will then  quickly restore Ihe mucuous  tissues to their original  health.  Be sure you get Mathieu's  Syrup of Tar and Cod Liver  Oil,- the. most popular cough  cure in Canada.  Sold everywhere. 35c large  bottles.  J. a. MAT0IEU CO.. Prop..  Sberbrooko, P.Q.  If your rnltl infrvrlih. Ink* Mathtru *  .Vrrmnf I'mrtlm in cimjunrtuHi with ''if  itathirtt iS'/ntp Thefnr-wltH^tltbfflUA.  Ihe pntns tn html and ttmbi ti.Ul rii,cj>j*ar  2'icl/ox (la I'uvy'.Tkj  dence in Canada.  S. S. Cooper, of Glasgow, who  is. the owner of an island on Barclay  s\>tmd�� has commenced the raising  cf foxes on the island. Unlike  other fox tanners, who have their  stock confine*! in pens, he has  turned his foxes loose.  C. Clapp, ofthe Dominion Geological survey, confirms the rumour  that hot springs actually ^exist on  Vancouver island. Mr. Clapp came  across: tbe springs at Clayouot  sound, and reports that they are  flowing at the rate of four gallons a  second/ Up to the present they are  the only hot springs known on the  island.; .  The sixth party of settlers which  have been taken" into the. Peace  river country this. season by Father  Giroux, the noted Jesuit colonizer,  passed through Edmonton a few  days ago on their way to Athabasca.  The party consisted of thirty settlers  from Duluth. Father Giroux is enthusiastic in his advocacy of the  Peace river district as a location for  French-speaking settlers from the  States and Canada.  I  Captain Charleston of the Liverpool sailing ship (1229 .tons) has  just accomplished the extraordinary  feat of sailing 15,000 miles without  the aid ofi a single officer. The ship  left Decrea bay, Australia, and has  arrived safely in Queenstown after a  voyage of 108 days. The captain  endeavored to, get officers at  Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney,  but was compelled. at last to leave  with no one on board, except him  self, who had any knowledge of  navigation. With two exceptions  his crew were all foreigners.  Mayor Mbrley, of Victoria, has  sent a letter of protest to the immigration department, at Ottawa,  against the wholesale dumping into  British Columbia of hordes of peasants gathered from Siberia and the  Steppes of Russia. .The,rnayor says  that already the funds of the coast  charitable organizations are taxed  to their utmost capacity. In fact,  according to the letter the demand  on charity has never been*so great  as at present.; Mr. Morley wants  the government to have the immigrants sent through to the prairies.  DRAYING  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. Careful atten-  tipn to all orders.      Phone A65  James G. McKeown  The Two Editors  During the course of our editorial  career, we have subscribed towards  defraying  the   funeral  expenses   of  two men.      They were botheditors  and as far as vye were aware:neither  of  them  ever  made a   will.    They  were quite  young   when   the  great  overtaker   called around,  and both  of them died, what everybody calls  it,   a   natural  death,   although   we  had   it  from    the    surgeon in   the  case  of  one  of them .that   if the  brick had  diverted   a fraction of an  inch in   it's  flight,   he would   never  have  collected, as he did, his lodge  benefits   for  eight   \yeeks   after the  impact.    The   latter's editorial failing was truthfulness.     No one ever  saw a   lie in   his   newspaper.    Our  other    departed   colleague  was  of  quite another  stamp,  and althongh  his     indisposition    only   lasted     a  month,    there  are   persons   in   his  home   town     who   actually   regret  pulling  him   out   of a  horse pond  after he had  been submerged a full  ten   minutes.      His  speciality   was  prevarication..      He'd    lie   like    a  Portuguese.     He   used   to say, and  it   was   the'only   truthful   thing he  ever did   say,   that  there  were few  other  '  editors     built     like     him.  We heartily agreed with his statement, and in this  we were strongly  backed up  by   the pallbearers who  unanimously agreed  that Bill   must  have busted the  mould and cut off  the   species.      Their  existence,   or  rather their finish has ever been before us, and few will blame us if we  confess   thar.   more   than   us   have  found safety in following the maxim  of one who  had   his   troubles   and  advises, -'that when in doubt, always  tell the truth."  Pure��� Wholesome���Reliable-  Indispensable  Its fame is world-wide. Its superiority  unquestioned. Its use is a pro tec tion  against alum food. In buying baking  powder examine the label carefully  and be sure the powder is made from  cream of tartar. Other kinds dp not  make the food healthful.  Pest of Wild Horses in North  According to a recent statement  by the Hon. Duncan Marshall, the  minister of agriculture for Alberta,  there is a regular pest of wild  horses in the Peace River district.  These horses are said to have been  abandoned by prospectors in the  Yukon rush of 1898. ;" They have  increased in great numbers very  rapidly and are travelling in bands.  The settlers complain that they are  destroying their crops, enticing  away the domestic mares and killing  the horses. Mr. Marshall says they  are of "no value as it is impossible to  domesticate them. He says that  while in Ottawa recently he talked  the matter over with Dr. Roche,  and no doubt some action towards  their extermination will be taken  by both governments.  The Trials That Beset Us  When one remembers, say's an  exchange, that in the ordinary  column of news matter, there are  ten thousand pieces of type, that  there are seven wrong positions  that each letter may be put in, and  70,000 chances io make errors, besides millions of chances for transpositions, he will not be too critical.  In the sentence "To be or nOt to  be," by transposition alone it. is  possible to make 2,759,022. So  you have some conception of the  perils that beset the printer.  W. Beggs, a 17-year old schoolboy in Winnipeg, cleared 5ft. A%  inches in a high jump, beating the  Manitoba champion.  Persons in Wales speaking the  Welsh language, as shown by a  census return, just published, numbered 92,737 males and 97,555  females in 1911, as against 137,333  males and 143,572-females in 1901,  a fall of from 151 to 85 per 1000 of  the population in ten years.  FOR FEVERISH COLDS  If yonr dealer cannot supply you, the  J. L. Mathieu Co., Sherbrootoe. P..Q-,  sendp box postpaid on receipt of price.  to all B. C.  Coast Points  via the  Great Northern Railway  Vancouver, $17.85; Victoria Via Seattle $17.85  saWMMM'a��-B-MHMn__��_flH_a_n  New Westminster, $17.85  DIRECT CONNECTION AT SPOKANE  For additional information communicate with  W. X. PERKINS, Local Agent  DO   YOU  WANT  TO  MAKE MORE MONEY  IN  placing your  Newspaper Advertising,  place the greatest value on the paper with the  -greatest influence on its readers.  :      TO ��� "���-..'���'  Use the medium that is watched for every  week by the people of your community.  Spend the money with the paper that is  read with interest. It reaches the people and  you know that you're getting- into the homes of  the people you want to reach. ,  TO  Quality has not yet become popular, but  the day is not far distant when this will be one  of the main features of Newspaper Advertising.,  In the meantime business men, who have faith  in quality, are reaping huge returns.  TO ������"���  Remember first, last, and always, that circulation counts; that quality of service gives  quality in returns. The high priced medium  pays. Like the high priced servant, you will  find money well expended.  TO       .  You can make more money by, selling  more goods; you can sell more goods by advertising in The Phoenix Pioneer, whose constituency is the Boundary district.  TO  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 with thorough  workmanship���a combination which enables us  to do the best work at a moderate cost.  ��� -...V"**  The PHOENIX PIONEER  $2.00 per year, in Advance: $2.50 per year. United States^  ^      ir  tmwt  u$L Y��Ai. nHHHH_____p__n   ,V��^_.<_V,..lM_,_.r,__,___a___^  M__,.  iMM_w_l(tt_affMiii_i*_*_nMew__  THE    PIONEER,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  llllllllllllllllllilllllllllllllHlllllllllllllMlllllllliillllllllllllll��IIHlllHlllHlll��H"��it5  B  B  ,s^fc����li������tf��� __*'_n*.tfs.lr \JK7"OMAN'S delicate system requires  SL9VA1 & Jtal^JP1LP_lf_ Tt    more than ordinary care and at-  affclifl  'JfSiCfc'ff^kWaQt tention ���more care and attention than  1_FJ_U J��CXLV_TC it ia given by the average woman.  VaIII* T'iVsVttfk        Neglect it and ills Boon creep In, and  JB. WML    JL AMRKV     the. look of old age, sometimes quickly,  ���BHB'H_BH_______Bl_BHs-_l     sometimes gradually follows. >;  That backache, bo common among women, brings with it the sunken chest, the  headache, tired muscles, crow's-feet, and soon the youthful body is no moreyoutn-  ful in appearance���and all because of lack of attention.  There is no reason why you should be so unfortunate, when you have at your  disposal a remedy such as Dr. Pleroe's Favorite Prescription���recommended  for over 40 years as a remedy for ailments .peculiar to women  sands upon thousands of testimonial, on file���tho  accumulation of 40 years���testifying- to its effectiveness.  Neither narcotics nor- alcohol are to bo  We have thou-  found in this famouB prescription. Rcirulatoa ' B __ _P ���' .��� sV_l_Pk_r*_n>sf^ C��  Irregularities. Corrects displacement!!. Overcomes J__PJ__ ��� M. M\%*M. %*%* S9  painful periods.   Tones up nerves. ; Bringis about  fierfcct  health.    Sold by dealers in medicines,  n liquid or tablet form. .. ..-..'  ..  Dr. Pierce's Medical Adviser, ncwlu re-     ���  vised up-to-date edition, answers hosts  of delicate questions about which everu  woman.slngle or married ought to know.:  Prescription |  guiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiifiin  The  Queerr's Hotel  COMPLETELY REFURNISHED  AND  REFITTED  ^  We beg to announce the reopening of the Queen's Motel.    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  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  at Phoenix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States.  G.  Kay, Publisher.  ADVJ-RTISING SCALE  Application for Liquor Licence (30 days) ..$5.00  Cortillcut. of Improvement notice (OOdayH)$7.50  Application to I'urchiiH. Land nottco. (00 days)'  ".'......... .....������  $7.��l  Delinquent Co-owner notices (!)0 days) ... .810.00  Small Water Notices.'(30 days)';........... $7.50  All other loiral adv.i'tiKlng-, 12 cents a lino,  Hintflb column, for tho flrrtt Insertion; and 8  "cents a lino for often subsequent inHortion. nonpareil nioaHui-oinent.  Saturday, Aug. 9, 1913  L  HARTMAN & WALSH, Props.  FIRST STREET AND KNOB HILL AVENUE  Your  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. Hannam, 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 for 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.  TIlOS    BrOWn     - Me"'s Wear Exclusively  Cleanliness our  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  NEAREST HOTEL TO FAMOUS GRANBY MINES  FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION  FOR   MINERS  Bar Stocked with the Finest Line of Wines, Liquors, Cigars  A. O. Johnson    -    -    -    Proprietor  t  wnui-mWii'tw-iiH^  We have arranged for a continuous supply through-  the   summer   of   the   FAMOUS    CURLEW  ��nt  Cooling*  ICE CREAM.     Special rates to parties  soft drinks of varied flavor.  The Delicacy ofthe Summer Season -  FAMOUS CURLEW ICE CREASV.--TRY ONE  KNOB HILL AVENUE  The  greatest   of  statesmen   occasionally make a mistake.     It was  so with Mr.   Gladstone, who waxed  exceedingly wrathful  over the very  idea of the  British government purchasing for  twenty   million  dollars,  a   controlling   interest   in the   Suez  canal.      He   was   so   sure   of   his  ground that   he   told   tr/e  House of  Commons   that   they  might just as  well have   pitched   thc   money   into  the   Red   sea.     But   every    British  school boy  knows now  how far the  tlie Right   Hon.   gentleman was  off  his bat.      Our very own Sir Wilfrid  is another   case  in  point.     He had  no faith in   the future destiny of the  prairies.     Like  a few  others  of his  kidney   he    looked   upon   the   west  Canadian stretches  as   fit Only as a.  hunting   ground    for    the   Indians.  The towns  which  Sir Charles Tup-  per painted   as  springing   up along  the line of the then projected Canadian Pacific railway, were/according  to the "far-sighted" Laurier, only a  a fantasy,   a dream   of the speculator.     But   like   Mr.   Gladstone  and  his Suez canal agument, Sir Wilfrid  was   also   wrong, and   the. railroad  which   he   so   strenuously   opposed  was the direct means  of making the  Dominion what she is at the present  day.  Perhaps    among   the    many,    or  even prepared to dupilicate the gift  by providing the money for another  one. There were ; no bickerings as  to where the money was to be spent,  or whether'"the" ship was to be  built in: England, Scotland or  the Netherlands, as was unfortunately the case here. Neither were  there ai,y strings attached as to the  vessel's status in: the event of war,  the same as Sir Wilfrid placed on  his own tin-pot squadron, which by  the by could be converted into submarine boats by the New Zealand  in the time that its chaplain takes to  say half the Lord's Prayer. Little  New Zealand's battle-cruiser is what  her people intended she should be,'  an active and untrainmeled unit of  the British navy. She can do something more than catch fish poachers.  -;:     SECRETS OF MOME LBFE  Statements made by patients taking the New Method Treatment   They bow H Cores  GST* No Names or Testimonials used without written consent  The  attempt  now being made to  test   the law   regarding  entry  into  Canada by four Hindus, proves that  nothing  short of the   utmost   vigilance o.n   the part  of   the people of  this province   will   prevent   it  being  over-run by an Asiatic horde.     Unlike   Australia,   which    has   set   its  lace   against   the   entry   under any  circumstances of the Oriental, Canada by her regulations   is only playing with the question.       Tbe law.at  present demands that an immigrant  must  come   direct from   his  native  land, but  this is a slender string for  British   Columbians  to   hang   their  fate on, and very soon we shall hear  of chartered  steamers   leaving Calcutta direct  for Victoria.      Canada  should emulate  the  example set by  Australia and flatly refuse to allow  the unwashed horde  in   the country  under any conditions whatever.  Jos, Martin, one c  type of Liberals, and formerly a  prime minister of, British Columbia,  has now run foul' of the British  Liberal association. Joseph refused  to be a party in the recent whitewashing of Lloyd-George and Rufus  Isaacs, who were both proved to  have enriched themselves by using  the inside   knowledge  gained while  CONSTITUTION Al,  BLOOD  DISEASE.  ;��� "Patient No. 10174. "Tho spots are all  gone from my Ioks and arms iind I reel  good now. I am very giatoful to! you  and sHall...never forsct; tho favor your  moillclncs'hnvc done for mo. You can  use my,, name In rccommondlns It to  any sufferer. I am Boinff to get married soon. Thanking you "once more,  etc."  SAYS TWO MONTng CUBED mM.  Patient No. 10705. Ago 23. Slnslo.  Indulged In Immoral halts 4 years. Deposit In urine and drains at night.  .Varicose Veins on both sides, pains In  back, weak .sexually. .. Ho writes:���"l  received your letter of recent date and  In reply. I am pleased.to say that after  takinjr two months' troatment I would  consider myself completely cured, as I  have seen no signs of them coming  back 'Cone year).  THE WORLD SEEMS DIFFEBENT.  rn_l.nl No. 15923. "I have not had  a regular Emission I don't know when  and am feollng line. Tho world seems  altogothor different to me and 1 thank  God for directing mo to you. You have  been an honest doctor with mo."  VABICOSE VEINS CUBED.  ' Cose No; 10888. Symptoms when he  ; started treatment:���Ago 21, single, ln��  dulgcd In immorul habits several years.  Varicose Veins on both sides���pimples  on tho faco, etc. After two months'  treatment, he writes as follows:���"Your  welcome letter to hand and am very  glad to nay that I think myself cured.  My Vnrlcoao Veins have completely disappeared for quite a while and It seems  a cure. I work harder and feel less  tired. I have no dcslro for that habit  whatever and if I stay like this, which  I have every reason to believe I will.  Thanking you for your kind attention,"  . etc. ���  ���'.  GAINED 14 POUNDS IN ONE MONTH.  Patient No. 13522. This patient (aged  t>8) had a chronic case of Nervous De-  lllty and Sexual Weakness and was run  down In vigor and vitality. After one  month's treatment he reports as follows:���"I am feeling: very well. I have  gained 14 pounds in one month, so that  I will have to congratulate you." Later  report:���"I am beginning to feel'more  like a m.in. I feel my condition Is  getting better every week." His last report:���"Dear Doctors���As I feel this Is  the last month's troatment that I will  have to get, I thought at one time I  would never be cured but I put con-  tldonco in you from the start and Jon  have cured me."  CURES GUARANTEED OR NO PAY  We treat and cure VARICOSE VEINS. NERVOUS DEBILITY. IBLOOD AND  URINARY COMPLAINTS, KIDNEY AND BLADDER" DISEASES\ iad MDumlm  peculiar to men.  CONSULTATION FREE. BOOKS FREE. If unable to call writ* for ��� Question  Blank for Home Treatment.  ________������" 1^ _"^T I .."* -F A!' 'at**>r�� from Canada must be addressed to oar Can-  _tR____gr     I^Vsr  I  ��� %���* la adian Correspondence Dapartraaat as follows t  ** T*     mmamajmrnmaammmm    DRS. KENNEDY & KENNEDY. WINDSOR. ONT.  Dps KENNEDY&KENNEDY  Cor. Michigan Ave. and Grit, wold St.,  Detroit* Mich.  H o tel B ro okl y n  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.      ���.���*���".���      Modern Bathrooms.  STEAM HEATED.  James Marshall, Prop.  ELECTRIC LIGHTED  Phoenix, B.C.  rather   the    few,    who    prophesied j serving as   ministers   of^ the Crown  something of the greatness which is   The emotional  heroics arid juggling  undoubtedly in   store for'this coun  try, the official report of the Marquis of Townsend, written about  150 years ago, is the most remarkable. The marquis, who succeeded  to    the   command    of   the    British  of sentences by the accused had so  little an effect on Joseph that he  voted against the white-washing  resolution of the government, and  in consequence of this he is to be disowned by his party.  D. L,  forces in Canada   after   the death of  Wolfe,    wrote    to    George    IV   asj      According  to   a   census   bulletin,  follows: I recently   issued   by    the    Dominion  "Oue cannot take into contempla-l authorities, 10 persons  out of every  tion to any prodigious extent, the  state, nature and climate of the  American continent, without high  prospects in favor of the power to  which it belongs. It is sufficient  to be the granary of the rest of the  British dominions."  The current issue of the Chesaw  News yives an account of a number  of immigrants from eastern Oregon  who recently arrived at that town  en route for Canada. According to  our contemporary these people were  detained some considerable time  waiting for the customary inspection  of their horses, "but when it came  to signing the necessary declaration  of intentions, etc., they got cold  feet and turned tlieir schooners  southward. They were so homesick, etc."  One scarcely knows whether to  take the News seriously as to the  reasons given for the Orcgonians  decision not to enter Canada, and  I while we regret the reasons that  influenced them, oi\e cannot but admire them for acting up to a conscientious principle. Canadians all  over the west will think more favorably of them for the way they have  acted, than il they had entered  this country,'subscribed to our simple oath of allegiance, and then  turned round and vilified, as many  have done, the connection between  this Dominion and the mother land  I  hundred of the Canadian born,  were unable to read the ballot  paper; of the foreign-born nearly  seventeen per cent show a similar  deficiency; of the British immigrants,  including born in the United Kingdom and possessions, only three in  every hundred are so situated.  O! Yes. Canada's heart is fairly  sound, but the cerebral lobes ot  the brain are badly affected with  Laurieritis. Dr. Borden will have  to perform another operation before  long.  I  'B'L^&T-E-'R^;,'  It is to be hoped that the visit  to Canada of the "gift ship," New  Zealand, which the dominion of that  name presented to the British navy,  will do something towards keeping  alive in the minds ol all Canadians,  the discreditable action ol' the Canadian Senate in turning down the  naval aid Hill. The government .��f  New Zealand not only present, d  the vessel, but in doing so, informed  the home authorities that they were  Are your feet, hot,  sore and blistered?  tf so, try Zom Buk.  As soon as  Zam-Buk is applied  it cools and soothes  fajjured smarting  skm and tissue.  Its rich, refined  herbal    essences  penetrate the skin;  its antiseptic pro- a  perties prevent all \}  danger of festering V  or  inflammation  from cuts or sores;  and its   healing   essences  lmBd op new healthy tissue.  For stings, sunburn, cuts,  barns, bruises, etc.���just as  ___F_fectivc '���  Mothers find it invaluable for  baby's sores!  _tU DmaeUU mi Stont.���fOt. box.  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Wholesale and Retail Butchers and roduce Merchants  PHOENIX. B. C.        PHONE 2  D. J- SVSATHESON   Insurance  ^g-ent  FIDELITY BONDS. PLATE .3LASS,  C O M M 1 S S 1 O N E R FOR T AK1NG  AFFIDAVITS  FIRE, LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  PHOENIX, B-C  fj  -.!  .  ,  -&I  o  ��l  "51 mix ' -  i i"^  \'!i'  THE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  =HRS  r  |\  I* <  i "  :IAA  B&- ��'��\  4.- '*,i-?''"T  _�����?��_.**��  The Phoenix Club  N. ��J. Deichert, Prop.  PIPES, CIGARS, TOBACCOS, CIGA.RETTES  LARGE AND  VARIED ASSORTMENT OF CHOCOLATES, ETC.  Fresh Hazelwood Ice Cream  CAN BE PURCHASED BY THE GALLON OR OTHERWISE  All Kinds of Soft Drinks Compounded on Shortest Notice.  Local and General  ENGLISH BILLIARDS,  POOL,   BOWLING ALLEYS  ���w  Mineral Act.  Form F.  CERTIFICATE OK IMPROVKMKNTS.  .    NOTICK.  "Joo Joe"Mineral Claim,Mtuiilo in the Grand  Forku Mining Divlhion of Ynle district.  Where located:���Wolliiitrton Ciimp.  TAKK NOTICK, Unit, I, Donald J. IHntlioKon.  ngont for .los. J. Ilnxsutt, Free Miner's Cor-  tlflcftte No. (II,707B. inteiul sixty days from tho  <lnto hereof, to apply to (lie Minim,' Kaeonlcr  /or 'i CertiMonto of Improvements for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the  nboro claim.  And. further tnko notice that action,   under  section 37, must be commonccd boforo tho issuo  of such Certiflcwto of Improvements.  1   Dated this 20th day of Juno, A.II. 1013.  I). J. MATir/OSON, Agent.'  Mineral Act.  Form F.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  XOTICE.  "Florence No. 2" Fractional Mineral Claim,  situate in Greenwood Mining Division of Yale  district.  Whcro located:���Wellington Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Donald J. Matheson,  agent for Jos. J. Ilas-soLt, Free Minor's Certificate No. C51,7(>7 B��� intend 00 days from the date  hereof, ft. apply to tho Mining Kecorder for a   pumped up for _|ujcing. purposes  Certificate of Improvements, for the pmposo   r       ��    .      f b f"'^"-=>���->  of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further tako notice that action, under  section 37, mu.t be commenced before the is-  buanco of such Certificate of Improvements.  New Placer Mining- Invention  About   the   time   the   high-water  stage of the   Fraser  was   reached,  says a despatch   to  the Vancouver  Sun, a dredge was finished in   New  Westminster which is the  invention  of J.   R'ochford, a placer   miner   of  forty-eight   years'  experience,   and  which is   expected   to   revolutionize  the dredging business in British Columbia, not bniy  for  gold, but also  for sand and gravel.     In principle it  works exactly opposite from the old  types, the dredging  buckets   dragging  the   material  from  below instead of scooping it up and carrying  it to the surface of the barge, thence  to be run into sluice buckets.  There  is   a   two-inch   space   under   each  bucket, and riffles of amalgam plates  may be arranged in the run-way beneath the buckets, converting it into  a sluice box, saving the gold   below  the water.     In the old dredges the  sluice boxes had to be   built on  the  deck   of   the    dredge,    and    water  Dated thih 201 h day of June, A.D. 11)13.  D. J. MATHESON, Agent.  Mineral Act  SYLVESTER K FRACTIONAL  MINERAL CLAIM.  Situate in the Greenwood Mining; Division of Yale District. Where located:  Greenwood Camp.  Take notice that I,", D. J. Matheson,  as agent for Adolphe .Sv Sercu, 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 before the issuance  of such Certificate of  Improvements.  Dated, May 30th, 1913,  D. J. Matheson, Agent.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Coalmining rights of the. Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  leased, for a terni 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 out 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  roy.-ilty thereon. If the coal mining  rig y.s are not being operated, such returns should be furnished at least once  a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted.to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered  necs-sary for the working of the mine  at the rate of $10.00 an acre.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W.W.CORY,  Deputy Millister of the Interior.  N.B.��� Unauthorized   publication   of  this advertisement will not be paid for.  Ever^ Woman  ts Interested and should know  abnut the wonderful  MARVEL Whirling Spray  Vjio now Vu.in.-il Syringe.  'Mt-M  .���Most.convenicnt.   it cleanses  instantly.      Ai��k your  druggist lor____t     -  If he; cannot supply th.  MARVEL icieprno other,  but end stamp/or Illustrated  Jx��lk���waled. Jt(five��fultoarth-  ullm.and directions invaluable t> ladies.  WIUDSOR SUPPLT CC. "T*ffijfc  Windsors Onl. General Agents far Cana.  Jt is clainied by the jnventor, Mr.  Rochford, from whom the dredge  takes it name, that the capacity of  the machine built in ^ew Westminster is 100 cubic yards of material  per hour. ^Automatic arrangements,  are provided for overcoming difficulties encountered by striking boulders  and the sluice may be. raised at any  time for cleaning up.  A Seattle syndicate, headed by A.  H. Hanford, brother ot>Judge  Han-  ford, has just purchased the dredge,  and it  is   now   on   its   way   up  the  river to be put to   work   on   twenty  acres of Union bar, which the syndi  cate owns.     In addition   to   the 20  acres  they  have   a   lease   from   the  government on one-half mile of the  river bottom adjoining.     Numerous  tests have been   made   on   the   bar,  and it   is  claimed   that   the gravel  carries from 35 cents to 65 cents per  cubic yard jo.gold.    TJie expense of  operating the dredge is figured at  3}4 cents per cubic yard.  For Sale���-Carpet, 9 x 12ft, seamless,  velvet.   Apply at this office.  Percy Poulton left for, a short business trip to Spokane oh Friday.  O. D. Bush returned to town on  Saturday from Hediey in the Similkameen.  Mrs. H. Schock left town on Monday morning on a visit to her relatives  at Bowville, Idaho,      \  Mr. and Mrs. Rowlands are spending a couple of weeks' vacation in  Spokane and district. )   ^  Mrs. H. Snell left,, on Monday morning for New York, en route for her  home in Cornwall, England.  Lost.���A pair of, rimless spectacles.  Finder will oblige by returning same  to Pioneer office.   Reward.  Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Owens left Phoenix on Wednesday to take up their  residence in Wardner, Idaho.  W. Lindsay and Chas. Stalker left  on Tuesday morning to spend a short  holiday on the Pacific coast.  Miss Pearson accompanied the children of Mr. and Mrs. R. Lorah to  their home in Chewelah on Monday.  Mrs. Ed. Black, who has been the  guest of Mrs. Meecham in Republic  for a few days, came in Oh Monday's  train.  ���- -,:;.'' '���./.'.'.".'  Mr. and Mrs. A. Hillier,'with their  children,, came up from Christina on  Saturday after a stay of a few days at  the lake.  Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Evans and children', who have been camping at  Christina, returned to town on Saturday last. '.       ;  Mrs. N. J. Carson and children came  up from their camp at Christina for a  few days this week, returning to  the lake on Thursday.  Geo. Turner, recently of Vancouver,  has been appointed to ' the position  formerly held by J. Robinson at the  local electrical sub-station.  Miss Madge Keating of Rossland,  left for home on Friday after a visit of  a few days to her brother and sister-in-  law, Mr. and Mrs. Al. Keating.  Miss Perkins, the guest of Mrs. E. E.  Campbell .for the past three.weeks,  terminated her visit on Monday and  left for her home in Vancouver. '' ���  ��� Mr. and Mrs. R. Wilkinson are registered at the Halcyon Hot Springs  hotel,, where the former is taking a  course of the waters at the springsi-'-t  Mrs. Geo. Stanfield, who in company  with Mrs. R. Williams, have been  enjoying a week's vacation in Spokane  and district, returned to town on Saturday last.  Mrs. F. A.  Anderson of Northport,  daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. O. John-  E. A. Black Has Ford Agency  E. A. Black has just received a  wire from the Ford factory, giving  him the agency for the well-known  Ford cars, one Runabout and the  other a Touring car will arrive about  the 20th of this month. The new  prices in effect from Aug. 1st, are  $735 for the Runabout, and $785 for  the five passenger car laid down in  PhOenix.  "If the government,printing office  had a competitor, the country would  probably be pestered from Podunk  to Poduka with persistent rumors to  the effect that on certain days, or  in certain localities, two cent postage stamps would be sold for ninety  cents a hundred.  This must be so, as scarcely a  day passes without us being asked  when we are going to sell three  Fords for a thousand dollars, or one  for. $350, or when the Standard Oil  company is going to give a Ford  with every purchase of a carload of  gasoline.  At some drugstores you can buy  thirteen stamps for a cent and a  quarter, providingyou have twenty-  six cents, but you can't buy a new  Ford for less than its regularly  published price, in joplin and Jerusalem, so kill that rumor wherever  you meet'it.  We cannot begin to make enough  cars to supply all who are anxious  to get them at the regular price.  Broad-guaged business principles  have been responsible for the wonderful growth  of the Ford business.  g  The Original Violet  Glycerine Soap  Soap  TRANSPARENT ANP GREEN  with the real fragrance  of Violets. .  Three Cakes in 75c. Boxes  ���   ���������������.(������   '".. ���, ��� ���   ���. ..������������ -  a___g____)jpjB_B_p__B_B__p_B)_aa*^^  Phoenix Drug Company  'Phone 16. T. S. Quancc, Manager  Quitman Work, of the Granby machine shop staffv is spending a short  vacation in Spokane and Soap lake.  Run Over by Loaded Wagon  Adolph Seen, familiarly known as  Forepaw, was taken to the general  hospital on Wednesday, suffering  from injuries received by falling  from a wagon. Forepaw, it is said,  fell from the top of a load of wood  and landed behind the horses, the  wheels ot the vehicle passing over  him. His injuries consist principally of four broken ribs, one of  which unfortunately punctured the  lungs.  SILVER DEPOSIT WARE  ���. ��������� , ���       ..������.': ���.'A*'-, ���',''..��� "'"'���    ,...���',  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  A large variety of Vases, Cups and Saucers,  etc. Call and look them over; nothing nicer  for Wedding Presents.  Phoenix Hospital Dance  One  of the   principal    events   of  the   social   season   in   Phoenix   has  E. A. Black, Jeweler  son, accompanied by her children, ar-     , . _, ���        tun-      �����  ���     , .     . m      ,      _ . ..always been   the   annual ball in aid  rived in town on-Tuesday for a visit J .    ,  of, two weeks. ofthe   funds   of the   local hospital.  Frank    Elmgren    booked    via   the  Union Store  D. OXLEY,  Proprietor  Begs to announce that he has aeciirfed the sole agency in Phoenix  for the Frache Bros., well-known Nurserymen of Grand Forks,  and will hereafter carry an assortment of  Cut Flowers, Wreathes and  all Kinds  of  House Plants  FINEK8T LINE OF FRY8' OHOCOLATE8, OANDIE8, ETC  EXCELLENT LINE OF OIQAR8, PIPES, TOBAOOOS  PUBLIC NOTICE  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that  I intend to make application to the  Board of Licehse 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. V.~Ohishoi,m.  (Signed by his Attorney in part)  Peteb 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 I  St. John's Church���Sundavs: 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, 6.30. Wednesday, Holy  Communion, 9 a.m. /  The stated services in the Catholic  church are as follows: First and third  Sundays in the month. Mass at 10  a.m., Sunday School at 2.30 pm.;  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. Prayer meeting, Thursday evtiiiing, at 7.45 p.m. Rev. A. T.  Bell,  St. Andrew's church (Presbyterian)  ���Service, Sunday next, Aug. 10th, at  11 a.m. Rev. J. R. Munro, minister.  All welcome.  O.P.R; on Monday for IrOnwood,  Mich., where he intends to. spend a  few days visiting friends and relatives  before sailing for his home in Sweden.  Among the incoming passengers on  Thursday's Great Northern train were  Mrs. W. H. Hufty and her two youngest children, who have been Visiting  relatives at Portland and Seattle for  the past five weeks.  W. Slack is another of the city's residents who have been obliged to make  tracks for Halcyon Hot springs. Bill  has again received a visit from his  old rheumatic familiar and expects as  before to take leave of his visitor at  Halcyon. . ' -"  Neil Thom is going around with his  heck in a sling," the result of an accident while at work in. the Granby  machine shop. Neil's shirt caught in  some machinery, and but' for the fact  that he has his shirts constructed to  withstand only a certain tension, a  more serious mishap was fortunately  averted.  D. A. Vigneaux, manager of the  Phoenix Opera house, says he is fairly  well satisfied with the patronage now  being given the Union's motion picture  shows, and hopes to bo able to continue, and even add to, the already  excellent program provided nightly.  On Tuesday, in addition to the ordin-  dinary entertainment, a feature of the  evening was a huckleberry pie-eating  contest, the premier prize for which  was awarded to Emil Almstrom, who  in consequence of his extraordinary  ability in putting out of sight a huge  confection, will be granted free admission to all performances for the  next thirty days. Dooley Deane, who  half way through seemed to be the  favorite, fell off towards the end, but  managed to win second place. His  brother, Danny, was a good third.  It is to be no exception next Wednesday, on which date the above  event has been arranged to take  place. The popular Ironsides orchestra has been engaged for the  occasion; and the committee assure  us that as far as they are concerned,  no. effort will be spared to repeat  this year the success of former  dances promoted for the same laudable purpose.  /" ���. .___^���'���  ->  ".  PUBLIC NOTICE  No Occasion For Anger  An apparently inspired article in  the Westminster Gazette, no doubt  prompted by the caustic comment of  the U.S. press on Great Britain's  refusal to take part in the Panama-  Pacific exposition, appeared on Saturday last. In effect the article repudiates the suggestion that Britain  is influenced by pique on account  of the Panama canal tolls controversy. "We do not mix up our  diplomatic negotiations and our  business in the way suggested,"  says the article. "Americans may  be easy in their minds that our refusal has no other reason behind it  than those of expense and the impossibility of getting together a  worthy collection at a place so distant as San Francisco." The Pall  Mail Gazette says there is no occasion for an  "explosion of temper."  Greenwood    ^L��g;C i-finG  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 8.45 a.m. -j  " "        lower town,   9.00 a.m. (.Standard Time  Leave Greenwood 3.00 p.m. J  PROMPT  ATTENTION  TO  EXPRESS AND  FREIGHT  J. FULLER, Proprietor.  Circular Tours  VIA  Moose Jaw's City Finances  Misrepresentation by a newpaper  is an unpardonable failing and the  Evening Times of Moose Jaw is  being brought to task by the city  council of that burg for its statement that the city's bankers have  refused to accept cheques drawn  by the city: "Any inconvenience,"  says the mayor, "that has been experienced in connection with Moose  Jaw's   financial    arrangements  has  TAKE NOTICE that we intend to  apply to the Board of License Commissioners for the City of Phoenix, at  their next sitting for a transfer of the  Liquor License held" by us^fov the  But e Hotel, to George yichary and been caused by our inability to dis-  Angalo Luciani. pose of the city's debentures."   The  NScBMurr:AnY- ^ c��u��cii have a,s�� passed res��,u-  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., this 1st day  tion:i   condemning   the  local   paper  ol August, 1913. i for its statement.  r^Ni^iAii  AND CONNECTING LINES  rough  Spokane,   Portland, Seattle, Vancouver  and Return to Phoenix  (or vice versa)  Via PORTLAND  OTHER ROUTES  36.20  LIBERAL STOP-OVERS.    FINAL RETURN LIMIT, OCT. 3ist, 1013  Ask any C. P. R. Agent, for further particulars.  J. E. CARTER. Agent, Phoenix  J. V. MURPHY,  District Passenger Agent, Nelson, B, O.  Try the Phoenix Pioneer for your next  J��Vh nf Ps-infincr       We make a Specialty of Letter-  JVV Uk MTLii.1 Lin&.      heads>  Billheads,   Posters,  etc.  *\  '��&.:  *?  if  r  !f :r��  ft*'' '  -*���:*_  %������.;  "sV - fi.  ',t:V  --V.-\  ifi;" i  -:''i  '.> V  vi  ������**,  ram  A.  ft  i:'  tFg*y,'ffc I   JBEBB^wB^

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