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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Aug 24, 1912

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This  makes the handsome total of  $225,000 paid by that property' within the past year.  The first shipment of ore from tlie  Red Cliff mine, Portland Canal district, consisting- of 511 tons, to tlie  Tacoma smelter, gave a gross return of $15 per ton, according- to  advices,, received yesterday, by A.  Erskine-Smith, president of the Red  Cliff Mining- company. The values  are in copper and gold. A second  shipment   of 750   tons  will  be  for-  at Tasso harbor, Moiesby island, in  the Queen Charlotte group, and will  shortly commence "the shipping of  ore to the Tacoma smelter. The  property is owned by Messrs. Arthur Cowing- of-Vancouver, formerly of Rossland and two other parlies.  The main lead has been extensively  opened up and is said to have a  width of 45ft. The ore is a typical  chalcopyrite with subsidiary values  in silver.     Il is said  to average $25  warded on August 27.  There has been quite   a revival of  interest in the mining of the Mount  Baker  and   Red   Mountain   groups  this summer, says a Chilliwack contemporary, and   prospecting- parties  have been working-  them  to a considerable extent.   The group known  as the judge Scott property has  begun   the   work    of   milling-,   a  new  ten-stamp - mill    having * been    installed    there   a   few    weeks    ag-o.  Many of the properties are making  use of the latter.  Tix-Mayor Power, of Kaslo, is on  the coast making a laudable effort  lo interest the powers, al Victoria,  in the matter of opening up the  Upper Duncan country. "I consider  it a little less than a shame and a  disgrace," he stated to a Kootenairi  representative before leaving- for  the capital, "that that country with  all its -mineral wealth and timber  lying untouched and unworked,  should be neglected for so long.  Beyond a few trails we have nothing  'wa^ne-for*��ouT'*Jfiircfpe'rclesr.'--' --We.-hav^-  "ore galore, but no way to get" it  down."-  ���. Messrs. F. W. Rossburg "of  Butte, Montana, and .M. L. Goff of  Seattle, well known mining men,  have leased on a royalty basis, the  Moody group of  six   copper claims-  Sale of Government Lots  Victoria, B.C., Aug. 23.���Conditions and scenes to some extent  paralleling those incident to the  historic Oklahoma and Flathead  "rushes" in the republic to the  South promise to be witnessed in  connection with the sale by auction  at Prince Rupert on the 28lh and  29th instants of a major part of the  British Columbia government's interests in the central portions of the  per ton,   principally  in copper.    An! mag-ic city  of  northern   Canada���a  Number 6  exhibit-   of over  500   pounds   was  shown at the Vancouver fair.  A unique case; of high  grade ore  quarrying is going   on fit the Utica;  says the  Kooteriain, where J.   Chisholm   a tiff two  other   men have   a  contract for taking out and lowering  a   thousand     feet,    a   considerable  quantity of ore exposed at the apex  of the  No.   1   or small   lead.    The  ore is being  taken   from  a point almost at   the  summit  of the famous  Paddy's  peak.    ,   Although   its existence has been.known of since.'; the  early days, it has been covered;with  snow most of the time, and  at (east  during: ihe lime that C. F. Caldwell  has been  iu   control, has   been impossible to get at.     The- extremely  light snowfall   the   past   winter has  made it possible to get inlo   the ore  shoot this  summer.    Judging from  appearance  the vein  matter around  the   shoot   has     eroded   for   some  depth, but   this   has   been, replaced  by a quantity of loose rock that has  slid down from higher up.     The ore  body   is   nearly five   feet  wide, and  no idea can   be   obtained as to how  far this width extends.     At the present time   two   men  are   taking out  fifty sacks per  day, while   the third  man is   engag-ed   in   constructing a-  trail to   the   mine   camp a thousand  feet below. *  GRANBY BUYS PART  OF SNOWSHOE CLAIM  Ore Will be Conveyed Through  Gold Drop Tunnel���Average  Assay V/> p.c. Copper.  Inquiries   at   the Granby   offices,  confirm the rumor that   the Granby  Consolidated   have   concluded   the  negotiations for the purchase of the  mineral rights of about-one acre of  the Snowshoe mine, the property of  the   Snowshoe    Gold   and   Copper  Mining   company.      The   area   included in the  deal  is situate on the  south-east    corner     of   the    latter  company's   claim, and the   body  of  ore known   to   exist  will  be  easily  and   economically  handled   through  the tunnels   of the  Granby's  Gold  Drop   property, which   immediately  adjoin the  new purchase.     The ore  in question is said to contain .1^ per  cent in   copper, and values   in  gold  and silver to  the  extent of one dollar  per ton.     Chas.  ,M.   Campbell,  assistant supt.   of the Granby company,   is  authority   for   the   above  particulars, but declined  to divulge  the price paid.  --. ,. ---*,,.*.. official-Visits ��� ���- >���^��-~:"  ' W. A. Johnson, .Grand Master of  the I.O.O.F. in'British Columbia,  is announced to pay' an official visit  to Phoenix on September 9th.  The lodge at Geenwood is to be  honored on Sept. 10, and on Sept.  12 he y^ocs to Grand Forks.  city as to the future of which   there  has been from the  first  no  element  of doubt, since it has been  guaranteed both by the government and by  the  Grand   Trunk   Pacific   Railway  company,   whose   Pacific   transcontinental   terminal    port   it   is.     The  railway, offering the shortest across-  America route, will be in   operation]  two years   hence.     In   anticipation,  the    company   is   investing-  several  rhiJIion    dollars,     preliminarily,    at  Prince Rupert in immense terminals,  dry dock, steamship  lines,   etc.,  in  addition to  an   hotel   now   building  from the plans of F. M. Rattenbury,  which is to be the largest and finest  in Canada.  The Government, in accepting the  location of the railway terminal at  this point, retained a quarter interest, first choices, in the'townsite,  and is therefore the major owner,  with the railway company, of the  city. In consideration of this interest it has been justified in advancing moneys from time, to timeout of the Provincial Treasury to  promote the rapid and substantial  upbuilding of the city,' the growth  of which has consequently been so  phenomenal that utilization of the  government's reserved areas has become    imperative.        Upon    certain  clioiso lots' the Government has now . >.-,   ,        ,  ,-.,,, . ,        land    about, thirty    acres  decided   to  erect   as   soon   as  plans! ,       ^   , ,      . ���   ... '     .     ^  ���,    _,       .     -,..,.. 1 located land will be put  can be secured, Provincial building's .  -    . . . -i" .-    .    1 for   bus  suitable to the   requirements   of  thel .,  ... ,, pancy.     Already   some  true   metropolis,   and    equally   fine  and adequate federal  buildings   will  be provided simultaneously.     Other  lots in the  government  holdings in  sections, 1,   5,   6,   7  and  8, will be  New Townsit at Port Granby  Close on the news of the development shortly of an important suburb in Port Edward, close to Prince  Rupert, comes news of another  highly important new townsite development. The town in this case  is to be at Port Granby, or Granby  bay, says a coast contemporary.  The townsite is adjacent to the  Granby company's mining camp  and smelter site.  The "Spanish Prisoner" Fake  J.  W.   Hannam,   who  only  last  week was rejoicing in  the advent of  a son and heir, received the distressing- information that  he  has  a relative in the jug, in Spain.     The poor  fellow is a  Russian banker, and by  some sureptitious  means  has managed  to   forward    a   letter   to   his  cousin Jack,   in  Phoenix.    The unfortunate  prisoner  asks very  little,  a few dollars to  aid him in securing  a paltry $240,000 which  is tied up  in America.     The writer must have  received,  at   least,   a life sentence,  and evidently has  little  hope of enjoying the  $240,000, for he  states  that John is  to  be rewarded with a  third of the cash and the interest on  the remainder during: the   minority  of his dear daughter, whom he says  it is his solemn duty to care for and  adopt. No communication or money  is to be forwarded to the prison, as  the   writer   informs    Mr.   Hannam  such procedure is not allowed.   The  address  given    is   Antoine Agndo,  General Pardinas 56, Madrid, Spain.  A request is also  made  for a cable  message,   and  above   all,   absolute  secrecy.      The writer signs himself,  Volkoff, Prison of Madrid.  This is but another attempt of  the same old fraudulent scheme  that was tried in England years ago,  and which has.cropped up ever since  with a brazen persistency that is  truly remarkable; Many people  have been bitten in Europe and not  so long ago it engaged the attention  of the British police.  B. C. Copper Company  Some of the British Columbia  Copper directors are said to strongly favor increasing the dividend at  the quarterly meeting next month.  At present the company has cash  on hand sufficient to pay five quarterly dividends at the present rate of  12 per cent a year.  The Soaring Price j     An official says that the company  The highest price paid in Chicago I does   not    contemplate    using   this  for beef since the civil war was paid 1 money   in   any   other   way.     There  Within ra  day or  two  the   clear-1 a few days a^��' Awhen eighteen head I are plans for acquiring   new proper-  mg   of,  the    townsite A vvill���,.beg,ii>, I ot.Catrtc Jr?m:Ka?sas   and llu��ois, \ ties; but these will be'; provided for,  Visiting Phoenix  A.   F.   Perkins,   of Colville/ ar-J  rived in   town  on Saturday last for  the purpose of visiting his son, W.  X.   Perkins,   agent  for   the   Great  Northern, and incidentally to take a  rest, his health  of late having been  somewhat indifferent.     Mr. Perkins  is one of the now rapidly diminishing band   of patriots,   who   at' the  call of the devoted Lincoln, sprang  to arms and for  four years engaged  in  the most sanguinary battles  of  modern times and by their self-denying devotion, sealed with the blood  thousands,   preserved   the integrity  of the United States Republic.    Mr.  Perkins was among  the  first to respond to the call  to arms, and entered the service  under   the   colors  of   the    First   Minnesota  Infantry,  transferring after two years in  the  field,    to   the   First  United  States  cavalry,   with  whom   he   remained  until the   close of hostilities.     Mr.  Perkins   carries    in   his   coat   lapel  the    modest  bronze button,   signifying his membership in the G.A.R.,  the  silent   memento    of   cheerless  nights    in    bivouac   and   tiresome  marches during that mighty epoch-  making struggle.  THE BIG STORE  GROCERY DEPT.  offered at auction on the spot on the  t* .     -    . r.r. .    - .    '   ,-. / ventures.  28th arid 29th instants   by the   Gov-1  I sli  persons have settled there, not waiting for lots to go on the market, as  the Granby company's mining operations, smelter building and gradual!}' growing payroll attract business  ernment sales    a^rent, C.    R.    Ram  M  Fancy Peaches, $1.25. Box  Apples,       1.50   "  ums, 1.00 Crate  if  Let us have Your, order for  PEACHES AND PLUMS  for Preserving- NOW  m  FOR THIS EVENING  Cantelopes, Watermelons,  Cucumbers, Cauliflower,  Grapes, Egg Plant, Green  Corn, etc., etc., etc.  The   townsite,    it   is   ex-  ected, will   be   put   on    the market:  .    ��� . .     i --iort/y.  the terms bemtr the same   as   at the I       ..       .. ���_��� ....        ..  ^ .        n-0, I      About 400 persons,   mcluainiz; the  sale three years ag-o,-viz. : 2o% cash/ , c ..    .  .,        .  i J &��...--    /o employees or the   Granbv   company,  nnd balance   in   three   equal   annual/ ,.   . .. , ��� ���'- i  ;^0. / are living- -tliere  and   their numbers  instalments with interest at 6Z. I     .,, .    ... .. '.. ,     .    ._  .<r-.X / W,H increase as tbe smelter plant de-  Those   who   bought   in   1909 now       ,  ���   I velops  find   their   purchases    enhanced    in  ^ \\v  value from 100%   upwards, and  will  last few years and the severe winter  of 1911.  A   Labor   Day   celebration  be held at Christina Lake.  is   to  about 2000 tons of ore that averaged  5.5 per cent copper, 2.1 ounces of  silver and .21 ounces of gold. The  ore will now be shipped to the  Greenwood smelter. ���Commercial.  New  probably be among the principal  bidders for the lots offered at the  month end. The guarantee of immense and rapid civic growth which  is contained in the Governmental  and railway company policies with  respect to Prince Rupert, and the  selection of that city as a British  northern American naval base and  headquarters of such interests as the  Doughty fisheiies (in themselves  employing several thousand white  men) reduce the elenfent ^f speculation to a minimum in connection  with Prince Rupert property buying,  and British investors ��� the most  conservative of any���in consequence  promise to be very largely represented among the bidders on the  28th and 29th.  Gives $200 to City Band  At a meeting of the city council  on Wednesday last, D. J. Mathe-  son, the mayor, presiding, a communication was read from George  Cain, bandmaster of the Phoenix  City band, asking the council for  a subscription for the purpose of  purchasing new instruments. The  request received a favorable hearing,  and, on the motion of Alderman A.  D. McKenzie, seconded by Alderman Geo. Rogers, a grant of $200  was unanimously carried and ordered paid. Accounts to ihe amount  of $1-13 'also received the endorsement of the finance committee and  were ordered paid. During the  absence of D. J. Matheson, A. D.  McKenzie was appointed to be acting mayor.  and opens up. There are  water powers, lumbering prospects,  mining, wharfage opportunities and  even the possibility of a terminus  for a Ground hog railway. The  payroll of both mine and smelter is  expected to reach in the neighborhood of $90,000 monthly.  Boundary Ore Tonnages  Following are the returns of the  output of the Granby mines and  smelters for the week ending Aug.  ISth, and the B.C. Copper company  for the week ending Aug. 11th, and  year to date:  Granby 27,446  Mother Lode    5,820  Rawhide   6,018  Napoleon       461  Lone  Star   Others        375  SMELTER TONNAC.ES  Granby 24,839  B. C. Copper Co... 14,295  766,410  323,390  146,323  5,612  2,022  9,050  845,970  418,047  B. C. Copper Treatment  The B. C. Columbia company's  smelter treated 14,295 tons of ore  this week, as follows: Mother Lode,  7,271; Rawhide, 6,290; Napoleon,  461; others, 375.  National Debts  While the British national debt  has bccH reduced by $390,000,000  in the past six years, the national  debts o( other countries have increased in that time as follows:  United States, $310,000,000; Germany, $400,000,000; France, $315,-  000,000; Russia, $1,000,000,000;  Austria, $200,000,000 and Italy,  $120,000,000.  Boots  This week we received a shipment of a new  make  of  Digging' Boots,   specially made  for  quartz miners���  made by the well-known Amherst Boot & Shoe  Co.,  ova Scotia.  Hot Weather Underwear  Style-Craft 1 Semi-Ready  The special satisfaction in buying clothes here is in knowing in  advance that you're going to get good fabrics, authentic styles,  perfect tailoring and a dollar's wotth of value for every dollar you  pay. It's principally a mailer of try-on here, a front, side and  back view ih the mirror usually settles the question.      Call today.  SUIT  CASES, TRUNKS AND VALISES  NEW GOODS ARRIVING EVERY DAY. $*��<������  -j���� *���,>  ��� j*v    *-^ ���s-'r^- *  ^j-HHJ    ��������(.  THE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  King Edward Lodge  No. 36, A.F. and A.M.  Regular communication at 8  oo p.m.  Second- Thursday of  each month."  Emergent meetings as called; Masonic  Hall, McHale Block.  - W. J. Prendbumjast  J. T. Hawthorn, WM.  ���   r .  Secy. '     '  H'Uf   !���_ i-LJl  I. O. O. F.  Snowshoe Lodge  No. 46  Meets every Monday Evening at  Miners' Hall. Visiting brethren,cor-  dially invited.  ���  -/DavidTyson,' Noble Grand.  ,   . Dan Paterson,-Fin. Secy.   ,     ,  , ,'A. L. McKinnon, Bee. Secy.  Daughters of Rebekah  ''   Pnoenix Lodgro No. 17  ���eote in'tho' Minors'   Union   Lodi;u  Hall First and Third Wednesdays..  ,, Mrs. Kossio Bush, Noble Oiund..  Mrs. Eflle Marshall, Secretary.  FRATERNAL ORDER  OF EAGLES  I'r-'  it*.  Irt-  it?*. *  A Pathetic Case  ' A pathetic incident, dealing with'  the deportation laws,' occurred recently at Quebec, when nine-year-  old Stanley Stewart and his mother  were ordered deported. The mother  accompanied by four children had  arrived from England and were en  route to join the father, at Omaha,  but owing to the feeble intellect  of the child, Stanley, the United  States authorities refused to allow  him to enter. Three of the children,  however, were allowed to proceed,  but the mother and, the remaining  child were deported. Senator Hitchcock, of Nebraska, very kindly in-  teVested ,'himself in the case, and  even travelled to Quebec from  Washington, to see if some way  could be found to keep the family  together.  |     Concentrates    |  has  ��� ������- Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Meets in Union Hall.'Friday Evenings.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  .     ,_ "   QCITMAN WolUC,   W. t. ���  T. B. Cosgkove, W. Secy.  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28    *Vff*  Meets'Tuesday Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning' brothers cordially welcomed. ,  J. E. Carter, K. of R. S.  H. M. Laing, 0. O.  Value of Human Life  A study in   the   value   of human  life was presented last week in payment of damages   by   the   Mexican  government for foreigners killed and  wounded owing to   the   fighting in  the Republic.  According to Mexico's  scale  for  payment   of   damages   a  Chinaman   is   worth   five   times   as  much as an American and a German  more than twice as much, as in settling with foreigners whose government   passed  their claims,   Mexico  paid  $10,000  for   each   Chinaman  killed and $25,000 for, each German.  For four Americans   killed   $20,000  was paid, and $500 each   for  those  wounded.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Moete in Pythian Hull, Lower Town  , First and Third Thursdays.    ,  Kaslo   wants a chemical  fire apparatus.  JUrs. May Almstrom  M,  E.O.  Mrs. A. I>. McKenzie  M.K.O.  COPPER  t The New Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK  ���' '<.   *' ~\ -   i '��� r,\\ -j* " -    ,    '    i"   "<~  >^usVpubllsta^;Hs-y"oUiriie X; for the years 18M-  CANADIAN  EXCURSION  or atiout twice as ^iirach matter as the ��rt>l��.  There are 25 chapters, and the book covers tho  Copper Industry ofWorld  to,principal points in Eastern Canada  /and United States."'  "���  FIRST OL.ASS, and will  M_Y-i7,18, 24,29; JUNE 1,  15,17,18/19,^20,21,20, 21,  24, 25, 27, 28, 25), and many days during  JULY, AUGUST and- SEPTEMBER  Good to Return until Oct. 31st-  STOPOVERS ALLOWED  A Conservative   association  been formed at Queen's bay.  There was a strong contingent of  Phoenix visitors at the Vancouver  exhibition.  Three convict "trusties" confined  in the penetentiary, at Sapperton,  escaped recently.  Colonel Sykes, a distinguished  British military medical officer, is  touring the province.  The news as to the existence of  a race of blonde Esquimaux in the  north has been confirmed.  Phoenix camp had no ore exhibits  at the Vancouver exhibition. It's  about time the camp woke up.  Sir Richard McBride has consented to lay the corner-stone of the  new high school, at Chilliwack.  Colonel Sam Hughes, Minister of  Militia, has promised an armory for  both Salmon Arm and Merritt.  The C.P.R. propose to erect a  chalet on the summit of Mount  Revelstoke, in the new national  park.  A party of eastern and British  Columbia capitalists are touring the  northern coast districts of the  country.  The swift freak boat, Porpoise,  was wrecked in Vancouver harbor,  recently. The piles of a wharf  proved too strong for the frail craft.  Another child has been knocked  down and killed by an automobile  on the coast. Those two hundred  dollar fines were not a bit too heavy.  The three men, charged with conspiracy to assassinate Lord Kitchener, were sentenced to fifteen years'  imprisonment; one of them at hard  labor.  - The steel has been laid through  Tete Jaune Cache to mile 53 and a  quicksand now faces the'contractors in a thousand-feet cut at Goat  river.  A news report from Fort George  states that the steamer Chilcotin has  loaded thirty tons of dynamite to be  used .in clearing obstructions in the  Fraser river.  glacier, above the mine, a few days  ago. A number of companions constructed a rope made of strips of  clothing and pulled him out.  The torpedo armament of the  new British warships is to be greatly increased.  Hon. Clifford Sifton won $1660  in prizes at the London Horse show.  His sons won $720.  Five thousand ships passed  through the Suez canal last year.  3089 flew the British flag.  Vancouver has been chosen as  the next meeting place of the Grand  Priory of the Canadian Knights  Templar.  The Vancouver Carnegie library  has 35,000 volumes. It is a great  convenience to the unemployed during the winter.  Chas. Dean, the alleged robber of  the Bank of Montreal, at New  Westminster, had his preliminary  hearing on Tuesday last.  Captain Lord, of the Californian,  who was censured for his conduct  in connection with the Titanic disaster, is in the limelight again;  he vigorously denies any responsibility.  Presents were made to the officers  and crew of the British steamer,  Denis, by the Canadian government,  in recognition of their services to  the shipwrecked crew of the Halifax  schooner Hibernia.  Looking: For a Husband  Special to Phoenix Pionuor  A lady, describing herself as a  lonely and unincumbered widow,  38 years of age, desires a husband,  and wishes to make her future home  in the Dominion, and writes with  emphasis to the Mayor of Edmonton, that no salaried man need apply, for the reason, as she puts it,  "a middle-aged man who is working for someone else is a failure."  The letter follows:  "I hear there are many well-to-do  men in your country who want  wives. I am a widow, 38, no family  ties, who came west thinking I  could do dressmaking and get a  little money,,ahead and some property. .  Living  expenses,   however,.  and  From PHOENIX AND KOOTENAY  POINTS TO  'The book covers Copper History, GeoJe/rp,  Geography. Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mining  JtfilUnfir, Leaching, Smoltine, Refining, Brands, J  Grades, Impurities, Alloys, UseB, Subbtlr^tos, | Tir"n_ji__~ _      _  Terminology.  Deposits  by District*,   StateaJ  vv "".F^S  Countries and Continents;  Mines in  ���Det*u��/'Tr_f./��rlfr.  Statistics ot Production, Consumption, Imports / 1 OTOIl CO       ,   ~    b"      "  Exports, Finances, Dividends, etc. I .  '" Val. X ot the Copper Handbook lists and/ EflOtltTGQl       -  fscribes (St. John, N.B.     -  8,130 Mines i Companies)st. Paul    -! - -  Chicago      -   -   -  The    Canadian'   sloop,    Patricia, I have   grown    steadily    higher  won the   race for the championship  times harder,, so  that I cannot earn  of the  Great .Lakes,   defeating the | more than my actual   expenses^ and  American boat,   Michicago, in three  straight heats.  The game wardens are watching  for   those   anglers   who    persist   in  taking away   the   undersized   trout.  All trout under nine  inches must be  $60.00 j returned to the water.  91.5o  I am breaking down my health sitting indoors year in and year out,  so I feel that to save my strength  and help I must get to a cooler  climate.  "I   came to  the  northwest  from  Pennsylvania, prior to which I lived  rl in New York State.     I have a good  Marshall Bray, a former mayor of|education> but fcann��)t  stand for the  these descriptions ranging from 2 to 3 lines, in  ihe case of a dead company,' in whloh <wuse  Reference is made to a preceding edition giving  a fuller description, up to 21 pages in tbe ease  qf tho Anaconda,'which produces one-eighth of  the coppeir supply ot the world/ Tho chapter  (jiving mine descriptions, which lists the largest  rfumb'er of mines and,companics^over given in  ����y worlcof reference"on mines' or mining investments, has been  doze  Fully Revised.  ew York  Boston  105.oo  120.00  60. bo  72.50  108.50  HO.oo  t'he new edition of tho Copper Handbook is a  dozen books in one, covering all phases, of the  ibpper industry of the entire world.   It is umA  &. the ���   . , (  World^rStandapd Reference Book on Copper  by the managers of the mines that make ninety-  odd per cent, of the world's output of copper,  and is-used in every civilized country of tWe  globe!' It is'filled with FACTS of -vital importance to  THE'INVESTOR.,  ��� THE SPECULATOR,  S THE MINER  THE CONSUMER  ' THE METALLURGIST  PRICE is $5 in buckram with gilt top, cr$7.S��  i h genuine full library morocco.  TERMS are the most liberal. Send no money,  but order the book sont you, all carriage  charges prepaid, on one week's appioval, to be  returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits.  Can you afford not to sco the book and judge  for yourseji of its value to you 7  1 WRITE NOW to the editor nnd publisher.  ��� HORACE J. STEVENS  '36  TEMPLE BUILDING, H O U G H T O N  MICH., U. S. A.  Ask yon local C. P. B. Ticket Agent  regarding routes, limits, stopovers,  etc., and for excursion fares to other  points.  J. B. CARTER, Agent,  Phoenix, B. O.  j. a. Mcdonald,  District Passenger Agent,  Nelson, B. C.  Ewty Waman  is Interested and should know-  about the wonderful  MARVEL Whirling Spray  The new Vaginal Syringe.   Best  -Most convenient.   It cleanses  Instantly.      Ask your  'istforlt-^.  If tie cannot supply the  MARVEL accept no otI__..  but sendstamp lor Hhutratsd  book���scaled. It gjlMs full partle  ulua and directions InvaluabU to ladles.  vnnasoR supply co.,  WJodsfcr. Oat.       '   General Agent* foi <  ONLY  If you come tc  me for treatment  expect to be  cured. If others  have failed expect me to cure  you. Unless I  .know that I can  cure you I will  not accept your  case,audio every  instance I treat  by my own original advanced  and scientific  methods.  MY FEES ARE FAIR, AND MY  CURES ARE PERMANENT  Spermatorrhoea.; Organic Weakness, Lost Vigor, Varicocele, Hydrocele, Contracted Disorders.  Specific Blood Poison, Piles and  Strictures���restoring all affected  organs to normal and healthy action  in shortest possible space of time.  VISIT  DR. KELLY'S  GREAT MUSEUM  Her nil tlie forms of UiseuHCs of Men.  (Joii'iiltntion and instructive booklet free  at olllce or by mail.  210 HOWARD STREET  SPOKANE -       - .      WASH.  ��� rr-^___iii.iii.    |M|  Nanaimo, and government official,  died recently in the latter town. He  came to the province in 1862, and  placer mined on the Fraser.  August Skedine, a Scandinavian  diver, engaged at the new Great  Northern wharf, Vancouver, was  recently killed by the pressure of  water, he having descended to too  great a depth.  Constable-Lister of the provincial  police arrived at New Westminster,  last week, from Pemberton Meadows with an insane Indian; most of  the trip was done by saddle horse  and rowbow.  Otis Staples, a prominent lumberman of East Kootenay, whiie fishing  recently, accidentally got the hook  embedded in his eyeball; an operation was performed, but the patient  died a few days later.  The Kettle Valley News says  that ministers ought to be permitted to use their discretion in refusing to perform marriages, unless  evidence is forthcoming that both  candidates have been weaned.  Between the mouth of the Fraser  and New Westminster, there are  1200 Indians working in the canneries. When the bulk of the. salmon is packed, they all take part in  the hop picking at Sardis and  Agassiz.  Fred. Gunter, who was so badly  stung by bees, died at the Vancouver General Hospital, last week.  Almost ever since the occurrence  the. patient had been unconscious  and the doctors are puzzled to account for the actual cause of death.  B. Galgarrow, a miner, employed  by the Canadian Consolidated company's Molly Gibson mine, near  Nelson,   fell   into  a  crevasse   in   a  teacher's examination here, so I do  not see how I can get into anything  that is not indoor work. I would  like to go to Canada, but would not  like to. go alone.  "Of course, I am not young,  neither am I pretty, but am as good  to look at and as well dressed as  other women I see who are younger,  but am not proud at that. I want  a companion my own age or older.  He must be well respected, well  groomed and a good size, either  English, Scotch or American; a  business man, stockman or rancher,  and a man who would appreciate a  good home and companion, not a  drudge. If you know of any such  person, please give him my address."   For obvious reasons we refrain  from publishing the lady's name,  although it occurs in the communication from our Edmonton corre-  spftndent. The ending of the letter  bears testimony to the fact that the  missive was intended purely as a  personal communication and it looks  as if the mayor of the Alberta capital was guilty of an unpardonable  breach, of what might be called, a  sacred confidence, in making its  contents public.  SOWING HIS WILD OATS  REAPING A HARVEST OF SORROW  ���-fT^i  r       ��� ft ,  WW  ������Ma-  f  \\  M  i��t)  _K  SQR  m  How many young men  can look back on their  early life and regret their  misdeeds. "Sowing their  ���wild oats" in various ways.  Excesses, violation of nature's laws, "wine, -women  ��r<^ _��� and song' '���all have their  victims. Yiou have re;  formed but what about the  oced you have sown���what  about the harvest? Don't  trust to luck. If you are  at present within the  clutches of any becret habit  ���which is sapping your life  by degrees; if you are suffering from the results of  past indiscretions; if your  blood lias been tainted from  .,.-.���--  any private disease and you  dure not marrv: if you are married and live in dread of symptoms breaking  out and exSmfi^ your past; if you are suffering as the result of a misspent  M��e-DRSLK�� i K. ARE YOUR REFUGE. Lay your case before  toem" nfidentiVlly and they will tell you honestly if you arecurable.  YOU CAN PAY WHEN CURED  We Treat and Cure VARICOSE  VEINS, NERVOUS DEBILITY,  BLOOD and URINARY COMPLAINTS, KIDNEY and BLADDER D,i-  eacea and all Dieeaies Peculiar to Men.    rriNSULTATlON FREE.   Books Froo oo Diseases of M��n.   If unable to call, wrt��  for .Question Blank for   HOME!   TBEATMENT.  Drs. KENNEDY* KENNEDY  Cor. Michigan Ave. and Griswold St., Detroit, Mich.  __Ka��NOTICE All letters from Canada must be addressed to our  W**P iHMHM Canadian Correspondence Department in Windsor,  Ont. If you desire to see us personally, call at our Medical Institute in  Detroit as we see and treat no patient, in our Windsor ofr'c��s.w^"e  used for correspondence and Laboratory for Canadian business only.  Address all letters as follows:  DRS. KENNEDY & KENNEDY, Windtor, Ont.  Write for our private nddress. -^   ~**\  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.  Ill  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   i-eaches  tho  peoplo-n-nd-  you know that you're getting into the homes of  the people you want to reach.  Ill"  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.  4 111  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.  ���    111   '  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.  Ill  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.  Ill  We use the most modern type and  machinery money can buy, combined   with thorough  workmanship���a combination which enables us  to do the best work at a moderate cost.  The PHOE  $2.00 per year, in Advance: $2.50 per year, United States^  oenex-  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  BFB^P^?��SBP    _     _ _ _     _         lOtSa.    *Auss*rfy%SSS!^^%ll!^iftBrfi9< m  THE    PIONEER,    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  ,1  Strong Healthy Women  If a woman is strong end healthy in a womanly way, motherhood means to her but little suffering. The trouble lies  in the fact that the many women suffer from weakness and  disease of the distinctly feminine organism and are unfitted  ' for motherhood.    This can be remedied.  . Pierce's Favorite Prescription  Cures the weaknesses and disorders of women.  It acts directly on the delicate and important  organs concerned in motherhood, making them  healthy,   strongs   vigorous,   viriio   and    clastic.  "Favorite Prescription" banishes the indispositions of the  period of expectancy and makes baby's advent easy and  almost painless.    It   quickens   and vitalizes the   feminine  organs, and insures a healthy and robust   bhby.    Thousands  testified to its marvelous merits.  It Makes Weak Women Strong.      It Makes Sick Women Well.  Honest druggists do not offer substitutes, and urge them upon you as " ju��<  as good."    Accept no secret nostrum in ploce of this non-secret remedy.^   It  contains not a drop of alcohol and not a grain of habit-forming or injurious  drugs.    Is a pure glyceric extract of healing, native American routs.  of! women have  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  at Phoenix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2,00 per year  2.50 to United States..  G. Kay, Publisher.  ADVERTISING SCALK  Application for Liquor Licence (30davH) ..$5.00  Certificate of Improvement notice (GOdays) $7.60  Application to I?urcha8o Land notices (60 dayu)  -    $7.60  Delinquent Co-owner notices (00 days) $10.00  Small Water Notices (30 days).'  $7.30  All other legal advertising, 12 conts a line,  single column, for tho first Insertion; and 8  cents a lino for each subsequent insertion, nonpareil measurement.  The  Queen's Hotel  COMPLETELY REFURNISHED  AND  REFITTED  We bet; lo announce tlie reopening of the Queen's Hotel.    This  popular hotel lias 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 quests.     It is  the most centrally located hotel in town.  Bar Stocked with Best Wines, Liquors, Cigars  Saturday, Aug. 24, 1912  L  Chisholm & Hartman, Props.    8  FIRST STREET AND KNOB HILL AVENUE Ml  ���������nsssssssssssssssVsssssssssssnMsisSssaBBB^^  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. Hannam, Prop.  Britain's Industrial Wealth  * The blue-ruin mongers who so  persistently of late have taken an  almost insane delight in depicting  the "industrial depression" in Great  Britain, might take comfort from  the following statistics from the  Board of Trade returns and the  Statesman Year Book, and those individuals who arc wondering where  the money comes from for the upkeep of the British navy will be able  to discern a "great light."  "Statistics issued by the Board of  Trade show that for all branches of  British trade the volume of trade  of 1911 was the greatest ever  recorded, exceeding that of both  1910 and 1906, the two earlier years  of maximum trade."  This appears to be a fairly good  record for a year which contained  two of the biggest strikes in the industrial history of any nation. Further down in the report we read:  "In all branches the volume of trade  was greater in 1911 than in 1910,  and for imports, re-exports, and net  imports the increase "of volume was  identical, amounting to 3.1 per cent  in each case. For exports the increase amounted to 3.9 per cent."  It will thus be seen that there was  a greater increase in the exports  than in the imports.  The Statesman's Year   Book   for  1912 gives the total exports for 1911  { of  the   United   Kingdom, Germany  and the United States as follows:���  whether elected or not, will go down  in history, as one of our greatest  presidents."  We will leave to others the task  of deciding whether the American  jurist's statement as to Canada's  laws is merited, but the fact is becoming more and more patent that  we in the Dominion are trading not  a little on the credit of the mother  country in the matter of the enforcement of laws. So much is this becoming the case, that we are occasionally reminded of our shortcomings by Americans resident among  us, and unless we become alive to  the way that things are drifting, we  vvill awaken some fine morning to  find matters here very much similar  to that which prevails on the other  side of the boundary line, a condition  which Judge Ballinger so greatly  deplores.  SMBfl  Hotel Brodffiiiil^M  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.  mmzwmmm  ���������������V-^&rK^&ffl-ftilm  The Unseasonable Weather  A great many theories have been  advanced to account for the very unseasonable   weather   prevalent   this  summer.     One  is   that  the   heavy  use   of dynamite  in  blasting   along  the lines of  railway   construction in  northern British Columbia, is at the  bottom   of  the  mischief.    Another,  and   still more reasonable supposition, is that  the recent volcanic disturbances   in   Alaska   are  accountable.     It   will  be remembered that  during the construction   of the main  line of the  C.P.R.   across  this province,   the    rainfall   was  excessive  throughout   the  entire   west.     The  noise caused by explosions has been  responsible for many  curious phenomena.      During   the   Franco-German' war  in    1870-71,   the   British  Isles  were   invaded   by   swarms  of  quail, supposed to have been driven  Out of France by the gun  fire of the  opposing    armies.      Whether    the  wholesale  blasting in the north will  have a   similar  effect  on   bird, and  animal   life   and  drive   them southward,   remains.to be   seen, but to a  certain extent this is the expectation  of many.  STEAM HEATED.  James Marshall, Prop.  ELECTRIC LIGHTED  Phoenix, B.C.  Northern Railway  $20.35  Phoenix to Vancouver and Return  Account Vancouver, B. C, Exhibition,  Aug. 10th to 17th, inclusive.  Tickets, first-class, on sale Aug. 8th  to 15th inclusive.  Final Return Limit, Aug. 21st.  Corresponding reductions from all local  B.C. Points.  W. X. PERKINS, Agent.  t  i  M  "PROPER CLOTHES"  . Our stock of suits covers the entire range of good clothes for  men and young men. and is unusually rich in beautiful fabrics and  .new.models. It is our ambition to sell absolutely the finest clothing made in Canada, and in featuring the "Proper Clothes" brand,  wc feel that we have tho best ever. These garments show for  themselves as regards  PERFECTION OF FIT;    QUALITY OF FABRIC;  VARIETY OF PATTERN ;  EXCL.US1VENESS OF STYCE  together with high-class tailoring. They offer the advantage of  .immediate selection, and give confidence and courage to tlie men  who wear them. "Proper Clothes" are good credentials aiid em-  hasize a man's good taste and refinement. If you want to appear  at your best, this is the store to come to.  Disappearing Elm Trees  Although elm still leads among  the woods used for slack cooperage,  spruce is rapidly supplanting it.    In  D. J.  MATHESOIM   Insurance Agent  FIDELITY BONDS, PLATE GLASS,  COMMISSIONER FOR TAKING  AFFIDAVITS  FIRE, LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  PHOENIX,   B.C.  r. .    ,���.       . _��� ��� ..��� ��������� i the ototal   output  ot"  barrels   in the!  United   Kingdom,   $2,783,016,000;   _      .   . ,    ' ...   ������    ���- 1  ��� fL .-rt�����rt      TT   .     , I Dominion    last    year,    there  Germany,   $2,025,450,000;    United1 J  States, $2,013,545,000.     On   a  per  capita basis the showing in favor of  Great Britain is still   more  marked.  As an illustration of the supremacy  of Great Britain in   neutral   markets  let us take the two markets of India  and China, where all nations, are on  an absolutely equal footing as regards tariff treatment. From the  Statesman's Year Book we find that  whereas   the   United   Kingdom  ex-  were I  used, according  to figures compiled  by   the   forestry   branch  of the Department of the Interior, 80,016,000  pieces of elm,   in  staves,   headings  and   hoops,   as   against 37,704,000  pieces of spruce.     There were, however,   over  11,000,000 more  spruce  staves    and   9,000,000    fewer   elm  staves reported for   1911 than 1910.  In time,   elm will  probably  be used  only   for   hoops,   it   being-  the  best  d. l. Mcelroy  SOLE GENTS FOR PRINGETON COAL  Dealer in Lumber, Shingles, Lath  and Cedar Poles. Stull Laggan.  First-Class Fir & Tamarac Wood.  MOVING MACHINERY OUR SPECIALTY  If Tired of Wood, try Princeton Coal  aitPiiiiPi  ThOS.   BrOWfl        Men's Wear Exclusively  iness 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 Centra  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  wood for the purpose, but the sup-  ported to India in 1910-11 goods toi , ;s fast diminishing. The ulti-  the value of $17,182,000 and the mat�� substitute for elm wiI1 prob.  United States goods to the" value of ab, be birch> which ;s comparative.  $11,582,000.    The figures for China | ,y p,entirul  Slack cooperage is of vastly more  importance than tight, cooperage in  Canada. This is because the majority of Canadian products are of a  rough and dry nature, such as lime,  potatoes, apples, dry fish, flour,  cereals, etc., and because Canadian  woods are best suited to slack coop-  ICE CREAM and SOFT DRINKS  "It's All Cream"���Not any gelatine, no powder  no thickener, no smoother, none of these adulterants and cheapeners in our ice cream. We  receive a new supply every day fresh from the  dairy. We'll send it to you any time, in any  quantity, and the price will not be higher than  you would pay for inferior sorts.        Call today.  also show a marked supremacy in  the commerce of Britain, the latest  figures given by the Statesman's  Year Book being���United Kingdom,  $61,376,000; United States, $19,-  S70,000; and Germany, $16,61S.000.  It is quite true that the commerce  of the United Kingdom has not in-  cieased in as great a ratio as that of  Germany, for the simple reason that  men do not grow as fast as boys.  It was inevitable that Germany,  which until recently was a country  of petty states, should develop industrially after federation at a ratio  which could not be expected of an  older and better established country,  but the fact remains that while individual industries may have suffered, while there may have been some  dislocation of markets, British industry as a whole, is still leading the  world and steadily expanding.  KNOB HILL AVENUE  An American Compliment  "When Champ Clark made the  statement that the United States  ought to annex Canada, I made one  lo the effect that Canada ought to  annex the United States, for in these  times of political turmoil, our country needs better government," said  R. A. Ballinger, formerly United  States secretary of the interior, recently a visitor to Vancouver.  "Canadian laws," continued the  distinguished visitor, "arc more conservative than ours. I believe conditions will settle down after a  while,   and     that    President   Taft,  White oak, the only wood which  can be used as containers for alcoholic liquids, has been practically  exhausted in Canadian woodlands.  In 1911 only 2,768,000 oak staves  were cut, while 7,293,000 were imported.  A rough estimate on the part of  of the forestry branch places the  minimum amount of material used  in the manufacture of all classes of  cooperage as 62,353,190 board feet  made up as follows: Staves, 29,367,-  714 feet; heading, 24,466,666 feet;  and hoops, 62,353,190 feet.  Iron Beds and Brass Beds  We have just received a new shipment of Iron and Brass  Bedsteads, suitable for Hotel or Boarding House, and every thrifty  housekeeper should examine these goods before purchasing elsewhere.     The   beds   are strongly   built, and   beautifully designed.   .  Ostermoor Mattresses  The Ostermoor Mattress is the old reliable and best  known on the market today. When you once try  an Ostermoor you will never accept any  substitute.  Grass Chairs, Clothes Hampers  and Paper Baskets.  C. F, Edwards The Furniture Dealer  Australia Sawing- Wood  While Canada is considering how  and what to give towards the support of the navy, Australia is saying  very little, but is sawing a deal of  wood. The Australian budget, recently submitted for the consideration o\' the Commonweath parliament, calls for an expenditure of  $6,535,000 for naval construction  during the year.  Meat Market Specialties  CASCADE CREAMERY BUTTER, 40c. per lb.  EMPRESS " " 35C.        "  CASCADE FRESH EGGS, 40c. per doz.  SHAMROCK BRAND FRESH EGGS, 35c. per dOZ.  CHOICE BREAKFAST BACON, 27c. lb.  SUGAR CURED HAMS, 25c. per lb.  PURE LEAF LARD, 51b. Pail, $1.00.  CHOICE ONTARIO CHEESE, 25C. per lb.  & CO., LTD.  Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merchants  PHOENIX, B. C.        PHONE 2  WU.L11.J IWU  Contracts for the Hudson Bay  Railway are to be awarded in September.  Beautiful Selection of Pipes, Cigars  Tobaccos. All the most popular  blends of Cigarettes, etc.  P AR LO RS     Cosgrove & McAstoeker, Props.  _i *���*��     ������*^r"r r-~f 9    v ��"SS  -.i -s*"*5SS��*-*' .'^S^X***--^  Pir*i"  ���"������.���;rt'r*'.i;,:  .W."^M*.vrjrt..'��"."JtV.t^^!  il^.��.B^^^1,'A'VM.;:'.-*|��>'��Tl.^.';L.--'"  |pf';'Vl-'-.''  -<.''  \  I , tj *  N'i  THE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  1  riivii-,  Hi  I;  I- <���  IF  |V{  |���|VI  IS*  I*  __ss.SPOKANE- ___ _^  "   T   Invites you io ike  SPOKANE i^^FAIR  Sepi.SOioOciAWl?1  ijThe Hand EwrpSes!  (Seven cfqy& and soc nidhhsf cf  >&cfada6'an artel amusement': ���  SomejrTiind &jin/erv&eMs^vx&fol*  <RedatiecPRailwQ&Rated  iiliij  ip  ���:j||:jj  :':!|.::t  N:j||:j|:;;:|5[[jl  \Mo to ���Rcbi H Coite-ove. 3eeyc for Premium List**!  ; JUuttivaied Daijxft^am. 03 ^ <~- _ 00     ��� ���-. C3  ?I|SI.  iHssfejii  ::<te*-:  IHSA'  I*  '^  ^Pr^PliSlft^  &;���!!?  Summer Jewelry  We have a new selection of CUFF LINKS, TEA PINS,  etc.    Very Nice Designs.  CUFF   LINKS] made specially for Soft Cuffs, will not pull  through   ! -  '.. .l -]  ' SI .50 to $3.50 per pair  {(���>t.  If J  h  TIE   PINS to match signet; and other styles.  $1.00 and up.  Engraved free  "SEE OUR^WINDOW.  SEE OUR WINDOW.  E. A. BLACK   -   The Jeweler  -Mineral Act.  ��--  Certificate of Improvements'.  Mineral Act.  NOTICE  'Atlantic Fraction" Mineral Claim, situate in  , -.��tho' Greenwood^ Mining Divibioiv of Vale dis-  _  gtrict . ����� ^ -j;,-   .,,   ,;  i if -  *L r Where located:���Gcconwood Cauip.    ,vi -,   <r  " *v ^-'xXKKNOTICEthatJ^Dojuiia^J.^MatheBon,  .wont f*\.< n.icai   .Tr.v.r.ar.1. "Vjjeo Minor's ^Certifl.-  sixty dayu^troun. the  the Mining Recorder  ementBi'for- the pur-'  pose ot obtaining a Crown Grant o�� the above  Claim., ,���     ,.   ,���  ,        , _  _   . .       ,  And fuithcr take notice that action, under  f hoction 37, must be commenced before the is-  ^ 3 buancc of buch Certificate of Improvements.  ' [    Dated thib 25th day of July, A.D. 1912.  *"'"  "' J5. J. MATHESON, Ag-ent.  m CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  "Atlantic Fiaction No. 2" Mineial Claim,  fiituate in Greenwood Mining Division of Yale  district. i  -VrTiere located:���Gieenwood Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that l,'I>onald J. Mathehon,  agent foi Gust. Johnson, Fioo Minei'a Certificate >to.'B. 4U802, intend 60 days from tho date  I hereof, to apply to tho Mining Recorder for a  .Coxtiflcateot Improvements, for<tho purpose  ot obtaining iv'Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, imiht he commenced before' tho ih  suancc of buch Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 25th day of July, A.D. 1912.  D. J. MATHESON, Agent.  School re-opens on Monday next.  Mrs. Geo. McCauliifo returned from  Republic on Tuesday.  Born���At Phoenix, ou August 18th,  to Mr. and Mis. John Bellis, u son.  Mr. and Mrs. W. Wills and family  returned from the coast on Thursday.  John Mcintosh returned on Wednesday from a business trip to coast  "points.  Jas. Summers left for Toi on to and  other eastern cities on Friday morning.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Walters returned  on Wednesday lroni a shoit visit to  the coast.  Messrs. Tony and Pete Ttirano aie  engaged in Spokane negotiating new  par tnei ships.  Mrs. W. P. Smith and children alter  a week's visit to Spokane returned Lo  town on Tuesday.  Mis. Herb. Neil is spending a few  clays with her parents, at Burton City,  on the Arrow lakes.  Mrs. Chas Olson paid a short visit  to her husband's people, at Malo, in  Washington, last week.  Mrs. Howard Moore and daughter  are visiting friends in Grand Forks  for a few days this week.  Mrs. Leonard Adams and Mrs. Jos.  Twells arrived in Phoenix, last week,  from Nottingham, England.  Messrs. Jos. and Thos. Modore, Ans.  White and B. McDonald, returned on  Wednesday from Vancouver.  Mrs. T. Lyons, of Deadwood, was in  town this week visiting her parents,  Mr. and Mrs. W. J. "Walters.  Born���-At St. Eleanora, Prince Edward Island, on August 4th, to Mr.  and Mrs. E. E. Campbell, a daughter.  For sale���Furnished house, and lot;  three rooms, fine stable, chicken house  and fine well.   Apply Pioneer office.  A kodak makes the best diary of a  summer vacation. Take one with you.  Almstrom will show you how to take  pictures.  W. Crumholtz left on Monday ^for  St. Paul, Minnesota, where his parents  reside. He expects to return in about  three weeks.  T. McNeil was acting secretaiy of  the local branch of the W.F.M. during  the absence of the secretary, D. A.  Vigneaux. .  C. Varcoe, of the Water Rights  branch of the Department of Lands, is  in camp making an inspection of water  records in this locality.  E. E. Barnes, principal of the public  school, accompanied by Mrs. Barnes,  leturncd from their vacation trip to  the coast on Thursday.  Methodist * Church ��� Sunday school  and Bible class, 2.30 p.m.; evening service, 7.30 p.m. Prayer meeting, Thursday evening, 7.45 p.m.  Mrs. J. E. Thompson and children  returned on Monday from Oxbow,  Sask., whex-e they have passed the last  few months with relatives  Presbyterian service will be held on  For Sale  The property known as'the Biner  block; best location in town; four suites  of three rooms each; well furnished for  housekeeping; all rented. Lower floor  ean he used for any kind of business;  very cheap, part cash, rest terms; no  encumbrance; clear title; a lifetime  opportunity to right party. See owner on, premises.  After a few weeks spent at their  camp on the shores of Christina lake,  Mrs. N. J. Carson; and family terminated their stay aiid returned to town  on Wednesday. Both Harry and Sherman have the credit for landing the  biggest trout this year, the former  landing a 3i pounder, and the latter  a three pound beauty. <  The Phoenix friends of J. McMillan  will he pleased to hear of his complete  recovery from his. serious and painful  attack of rheumatism. He was removed some months ago to the hot  springs at Little Rock, Arkansas,  where his recovery was very rapid.  John has given the Boundary a wide  berth and is at present working in  the Cobalt district.  Ed. Black has secured the'agency for  the Excelsior Auto-cycle company of  Chicago, a couple of whose machines  arrived the other day. Both the ma  chines are of the same type, simple to  operate and constructed with the view  of successfully negotiating the hard  roads of the mountainous west; they  have a capacity of seven ''horse power.  One of the niachines has already found  a buyer in Clifford Russell, of Greenwood.   ���  Ramsay-Rollar  The parlor of the Russell house,  Grand Forks, was the scene of a  wedding of local interest on Thursday, August 15th, when the Rev.  M. D. McKee, pastor of the Presbyterian church, solemnized the  marriage' of Jas. Ramsay of Phoenix and Miss - Elizabeth Rollar, one  of Scotia's daughters, and a recent  arrival from Glasgow. The bridegroom is a popular resident of the  camp and has been a resident here  for some years. They were the  recipients of many pretty and useful  tokens from Boundary friends.  On the journey from the Forks to  this city the bridal couple were the  principals in an unfortunate buggy  accident, which but for the presence  of mind of the groom might have  resulted in serious consequences.  Mrs. Ramsay and little Danny  Deane escaped injury, but Jim came  off with a severe shaking and painful bruises.  t  Great Northern Railway  Round-Trip Excursion  RATES TO THE EAST  A few samples���Other  reductions  to  many  Eastern and   Middle  West Points in Canada and United States.  WINNIPEG   -  MONTREAL  QUEBEC  HALIFAX      -  TORONTO    -  $60.oo  105.oo  105.oo  127.2o  91. 5o  DENVER    -  ST. PAUL -  ST. LOUIS  CHICAGO  NEW YORK  $ 55.00  60.00  7o.OO  72.5o  108.5o  Tickets arc first-class, on sale different dates in July, Aug.  and Sept. Final return limit Oct. 3lst. '������ Liberal stopovers allowed. Option of returning through California at slightly higher  rate.     For full particulars call or address  W. X.. PERKINS, Agent.  GO-CARTS  $1.00  We have just a few Carts left  which  following terms:  With every Cart purchased we  will  Runners to fit.  RUNNERS, Per Pair     -  We   have  also  in  stock  a  few  TWO-WheeT Push  Carts, at reasonable prices. Call and'See Them.  GET    YOUR    CART   WHEELS    RE-TIREP  We have a  machine  for Re-tiring  Rubber  Wheels, and  are now in a position to do that   work  on   short notice.  C. F. Edwards The Furniture Dealer  *t* *--*-m*-\-ifa>*vlt.t-^  /��** X  ^SYNOPSIS OF COAL  t MINING REGULATIONS  j Coal mining rights of ihe Dominion,  j. in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and AI-  v* berta, the Yukon Territory, the North-  * west Territories and in a portion of the  * Province of British Columbia, may be  T leased for a term of twenty-one years  +' at an annual cental���of $1 an acre. Not  ; more that? 2,560 acres will be leased to  ^ one applicant.    " '   s  t Application for a lease must be made  1 by the applicant in ' person to the  ' Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in  ;- which the rights applied for are situ-  �� ated.        ��� * * ' '. ,       >  i      :  \ In surveyed territory the land must  t 2? describedJjy* sections, or legaLsub-  :- divisions 'of sections, and in unsur-  ��? veyed territory the tract applied fot*  '; shall be staked out by the applicant  If himself.   - '��� - .   -     . -  4 " Each application must bo accom-  3 P^KiVy-' a f ee<of $5 which will-be xe-  i tunded jf the rights, applied for are not  ^available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the mcichautable  _ output of the mine at the rate of five  cents'per ton.  ,- rfilhe portion operating the mine shall  , lurmsh the Agent with sworn returns  ., accounting for?the "full quantity of  >. merchantable coal mined and nay the  I royalty' thereon. If the coal mining  ��� rights are not being operated, such re-  5 turns should be furnished at least once  < a year. .,  i ��� Khe lett8e wil1 inelude the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be pei>  i nutted to purchase whatever available  , surface rights" may 'be �� considered  I* necessaiy for the working of the mine  S at the rate of $10.00 an acre.  a ^��}'-, f"11 information application  i> should be made to the Secretary of the  I Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  ,-. or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of Do-  ^ minion Lauds.  W. W. CORY.  'Deputy Minister of the Interior.  " ^.N'6;���Unauthorized  publication   of  '  this advei tisement will not be paid for.  Vigneaux-Anderson  The nuptial ceremony attending  the wedding of D. A. Vigneaux,  secretary of the local branch of the  Western Federation of Miners, and  Miss Helen Anderson, of Phoenix,  were quietly celebrated on Monday  last, in the Church of Notre Dame,  Spokane. The bride was beautifully goWned in a dress of blue silk,  ��� i     uraujjroiniii ooi-ruic win uc jicni uu  and was   attended   by   her.   sister,  UOVePnment SaJO   Of L0tSJSunday n,ornin^ ��tH.OO a.m., in thel Miss Helen   Anderson,   while  Pa^e  j lodgeroom. Miners' Union JHalJ. A cor-1 Boyles   of   Spokane  g-ave   the bride  /dial welcome.     J. B. Munro, pastor.     / Way.    Tlie bridal supper was served  Jas.   Marshall,   proprietor     of   thel at Davenport's, and  after being the  1 Brooklyn hotel, left on Monday for thel guests of Page  Boyles for, a day or  Slocan to visit some promising mining  two, the   newly-wedded   couple   returned to  town  on Thursday evening.       Mr.     and    Mrs.     Vigneaux  have taken   up their  residence for a  time on Knob hill.      In the evening  they were  the recipients   of a number of visits from friends who called  to tender  their  best wishes   for the  future happiness of the   newly-married couple.  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  Patent Medicines.  Toilet Articles.  AL. ALMSTROM  AH the Latest News-:|  papers, Magazines^  m  -IN-  TrinceRupertk  It is now definitely announced  that the sale of the remaining lots  reserved from the sale of 1909 in  Prince Rupert will be sold at auction  WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28th  To those unable to be present at  the sale, we wish to say that we  shall be pleased , to act as buying  agents and Invite correspondence,  and shall be* pleased to furnish all  particulars and maps on application.  No city, in British Columbia offers  such opportunities for profitable investment.  M. M. Stephens & Co., Ltd.  P. O. BOX 275,  PRINCE  RUPERT,   B.C.  The Phoenix Pioneer is the leading Advertising Medium in the  Boundary.     We guarantee  results.  wtsaknese averted Kt ame.      _  �����w yo�� a n��w man. _ Price ��8 a box. or two "for  _ to any address.  XstIi&rtaes,Onft��  j property he is interested in and situate  J in that locality.  P. W. Shaw returned from the coast  this week, where he passed his vacation. He is now attached to the staff  of the Grand Forks branch of the  Bank of Commerce.  Miss Nellie Ingram, who has been  visiting her brother, at Coalniont, returned to Phoenix on Monday. Before  returning she spent a few days in Spokane, accompanied by her mother.  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 Ohoinel, pastor.  A man named Antello, son-in-law of  M. Bombini, was killed on Friday in  the yards of the B.C. smeQter at Greenwood. It is supposed he fell into an  oie car, the bottom of which opened  and landed him on the track.  Ed. Lawrence, who owns a ranch  near Grand Forks, was in town on  Tuesday with a big load of fine apples,  almost all of whirh he disposed of in a  very short time. Ed. has purchased  eighteen acres ot the Newby ranch,  five of which is orchard.  The Services on Sunday in St. John's  Church are: Holy Communion at 7.30  a.m., Morning Prayer at 10.30, Holy  Communion at 11 a.m., Sunday School  at 2.30p.m., Evening Prayer at 7.30.  B. Lee, Rector.  Game Laws  BEST  DENTISTRY  Reasonable Prices  For the-next 30 days I will give .-i  10 Per Cent Discount  ALIGHT  1*4. �����  $'*���>  t   *'���*   '      r  to  is our business and we are  here to please you.    The  D..���     ,        next time that you   want  any Billheads, Letterheads, Envelopes, Statements, Circulars,  Cards, Dodgers--in fact, anything in PRINTING, phone 14  and we will  sho w you  samples : : :  Electric Restorer for Men  PlkOSphonol restores every nerve in the body  1,'"      i  ,   11,    ��� to IU proper tension; restores   ���"' "���'-"������'  vim and vitality. Premature decay and all sexual   RPV' T.  wfcaVnivMt   ��vartorf ���� ����.���      FhOSptooaolwiM | "  " S&��n_U�� Ifell��! Pt'��Ple-Diop in nnd try our  delicious ice cream and iced soft  drinks,. We keep a fall assortment of  tobacco, pipes and other smokers' supplies. Stationery, books and toys.  Brushes, razors and soap. See our now  line of postal cauls���Antonio Cervo.  Jos. Darragh, ioienian of the government load gang, came in from the  camp on Tuesday. Joe returned to  his camp next day, taking with him  his trusty rifle to protect his hog pen  from the unwelcome attention ot a  prowling hear which has been sighted  in the neighboihood.  'PX7  With few exceptions there is little  change to  note in   the laws governing the  killing of game  in this district.     But there is one  or two that  will no  doubt be a  surprise  to the  prospecting fraternity.     Hitherto, a  prospector  carrying a free  miner's  certificate was allowed to kill game  in or out of season while plying his  vocation, but now  the law has been  amended  restricting the  free  miner  from killing game in organized dis-  districts  during  the   close   season.  He   may,    however,    if actually   in  need of grub, kill game in unorganized districts to satisfy his immediate requirements.     More game wardens have   been   added   to   the list  this year,  while  strict  instructions  have been  given   to  the  Provincial  Police   to   enforce   the   law   to  the  letter.    Another illusion  most of us  have  held, is  that  in   regard to the  killing and  snaring   of the so-called  rabbits.      According   to the   Game  Act, bunny   has been   raised  to the  dignity   of a   hare   and   his  case is  covered by that clause  dealing with  the season for grouse, which opens  in this district  on September 2 and  closes on December 31.     Automatic  shotguns  are  forbidden throughout  the province   and  no   trap   for bear  may be   set in   any locality south of  the  main  line  of the C.P.R.     Bear  shooting  opens on  September  1st;  he is protected from July 15.     Five  deer is the limit for one person dur-  the season,   which   opens  on  tember 2  and   closes  on   December  15th/     The penalty for infraction is  $100 or one month in jail,  or both, j  PALE BEER  Is Splendid for Family Use  That is the kind we have  for YOU.  on all work  iiouneeineiit.  if you bring this an-  DR. L. S. EASTMAN,  3 and 4 Zeigler Block,  N.E. Coiner Riverside and Howard  SPOKANE, WASH.  WOOD  Are You Run Down in Health ?  Order a Case  or  two, and  see   how  rapidly you  will  improve.  'PHONE  23  PHOENIX BREWING CO.,  LIMITED  First-class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $5.00 per cord  Pine Wood,   $4.50 per cord.  Fir and Tamarac, double cut,  per cord, $6.50.  WOOD  DELIVERED   ON   SHORT  NOTICE. 'Phone B 32  JWWKKWWHBISlWe!  RECO STEAM LAUNDRY  Don't worry about your washing,  just send your clothes to the  Laundry. We will wash, starch,  and iron them, and return them  ready for use.  LADIES'   ANJ)  GENTS'   SUITS  CLEANED AND PRESSED.  Gust Johnson  D RAYING  IP  I  -     .,*?^v '   ���vr\W  ���I ^  \3S  I  Pi  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.      Phone A65  i i  I i  A Trial Solicited.  Phone 50.   Dominion Ave.

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