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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jul 25, 1914

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Array fa  rut  imsmmm  /:���  The largest copper mines in  the Dominion are situated  at Phoenix. The Granby  Co. employs 500 men, and  has a monthly pay roll of  over $60,000: Two railroads  afford access to the cifcy.  Devoted to the Interests ofthe Boundary Mining- District  sf��.'  nsi  %,-*&��  &Wn-  The  Phoenix , Pioneer   ia  '^fmMigUed   in   the   highest  * "mu&cijialijby   in   Canada���  altiti^V^,$fX>ft.   The city,  has a population of 1,500,  '^first-class  SIXTEENTH YEAR  p��  PHOENIX, B.C., SATURDAY, JULY 25, 1914  **sS3g!F  issesses  aoteH'opora hi  so,' schools  3'. t|  Model Methods of, Granby  Writing- in the current issue 'of  the Boston - Commercial, on the  present unpopular tone of the'copper  market, G. L. Walker says:  I know the good mines so well  and so fully realize their productive  and profit earning' capacities that I  cannot help being- bullish on their  stocks at these prices, which seem  to me ridiculously low. Not a few  of the existing- mining- companies  will earn and pay eventually in divi.  dends several times the present  market prices of their stocks, even  though the metal should never sell  any higher than 14c. a pound.  In recent years  it  has become a  "settled policv to rtMj-sird  many mini's  a-   ><!iii^ n.    ."t iii��-, > >     ,    -��       .���>  approaching exhaustion, aim tlu�� i>  accountable for the extremely low  selling- prices of their stocks. During- these same few years, however,  the tendency has been for the man-  agemental point of view to undergo  a material and Highly important  change. Managements are coming  to realize'more fully than they" ever  did in the past that every producing  mine is in a way a liquidating proposition. Each ton of ore taken out  means that there-is one less ton left  in the property. Notwithstanding  such an operation may be extremely  profitable while it lasts and that it  may return to stockholders several  times their original investment, it is  rapidly coming to be an accepted  policy that a mining company should  if   possible  be  made a  permanent  give attention to, and .spend money  for, the investigation'of-other properties with a view to increasing the  stability of their investments.  New Election Law Clause  Mining Notes of British Columbia  Back to the Trail  , At the last session of thejegisla-  ture a|>Victoria, a new clause in the  ���Jlectjon law was inserted in the bill  making it obligatory for all naturalized Canadians' to produce their  naturalization papers when applying  to be placed on the list of voters.  The clause reads as follows:  "The registrar shall not insert  upon such list the name of any applicant who is or claims to be a  British subject by naturalization by  virtue of section 36 of the Naturnli-  ^.ili..-> *������(, n '!>"������:> the said form N-2  n> tur led I., in accoidance with  this act, and- shows such applicant  to be a British subject by naturalization by virtue of section 36 of the  Naturalization Act and to be .entitled to have his . name placed on  the register of voters."  tie  ML  business enterprise. Several companies have adopted this policy and  used a portion of their, profits and  laised.new capital   to ��� explore, test  .and    purchase    additional,   mining  ^.rr^pi^Nt^^acli  from, time to time laysin a new stock  of raw materials.'  As a result of such action by the  Granby Consolidated management  that company's' stock has advanced  more than-300% in a period when  mining shares generally have been  declining. This has created a demand from stockholders of many I and rescued both of them after cob  companies that  their  managements   siderable difficulty.  Labor Day in Phoenix  The success attending the Phoenix Labor Day celebration of last  year has prompted a number of  people in town to call a public  meetiug for the -purpose of making  .the preliminary arrangements for  holding a similar event on September next. Labor Day has generally  been recognized throughout the  Boundary as the day of the year for  Phoenix, that is as far as celebrations are concerned, and no doubt  everyone interested will make a  special point of being,present in the  lodgeroom of the Union building, on  Tuesday,-July    28.      The   tneetinp 1 g^mour , narrows^ ...off. yaqci  Ike Thompson, a pioneer from the  Slocan is developing a number of  gold-copper properties near Jed way,  Moresby Island.  Five carloads of oil-drilling machinery and plant have been received  at Vancouver by steamer from San  Francisco, California, for re-shipment by railway to the Alberta oil  fields^  Henry Nixon, one of the Fire  Wardens on the Chilliwack river  limits was in Chilliwack Ti esday for  a short time. He reports considerable activity in mining and prospecting in the Baker group. One'canip,  the Scott, is milling about a thous.  and dollars of gold a week.  It has been announced that a concentrating plane is to be obtained for  the Surprise mine, above Cody. Beside having shoots of silver-lead ore  of good grade, there is much lead-  zinc ore opened in the mine, and to  make the latter marketable tbe provision of concentrating machinery is  necessary.  Andy Jensen is down from Summit Camp. He is taking in four  men to open up the new discovery  on the north slope of Treasure  Mountain, the vein of which is a  continuation of the Treasure Mountain lead. All is in readiness for  hauling ore as soon as the road is  completed.���Sun. f  ,,The Granby Con. company's hulk  Gerard C. Tobey, formerly 'an  American bark, which left T acorn1 a,  Puget Sound, on July 3   in .tow ' of I larger quantity of ore is being ship-  the steamer "Amur, was  wrecked in I ��ed fronf~.  The Hedley Gold Mining company  has declared the second quarterly  dividene of 3 per cent for the yearj,  amounting to $60,000. This make's  a total of1 $120,000 distributed in  dividends so far this year and $1,-  272,000 distributed in dividends  since the mine was taken over by  the present company in July, 1909,  and is equivalent to 106 per cent on  the capitalization.  A lead vein has been uncovered on  the Rocher de Boule Wonder group.  O. B. Wallace came down for the  week end and brought some fine  samples of new ore with him. He  says that he has a vein of from two  and a half feet, and-the surface  samples certainly show some fine  lead ore. There is also a little copper running through it, but the lead  predominates. Mr. Wallace feels  much encouraged by the new find.  The Le Roi No. 2 has been granted an option by the Giant-California  company at Rossland, on the two  claims, Giant and California, and  has commenced to work them. The  agreement covers several years and  necessitates practically continuous  work by the optionees. The Le Roi  No. 2 administration .will direct  operations chiefly through the workings of the Josie mine, owned by  them, since three of the Josie levels  abut on California ground adjoining  the Annie claim.  Another, copper-smelting furnace  having been, blown in at the Consolidated   Co.'s   works   at   Trail, , a  Narcisse Lemieux, of the municipal   board   of works,   who   recently  returned to town after attending the  old-timers' reunion   in   Nelson, took  to the   wilds  again   this   week after  enjoying the comfort's of civilization  for some years,      Nels, who is   one  ofthe  oldest pioneers  in the Bouu-  dary,   left   in    company   with   Bert  Davies   on a prospecting trip to the  headwaters of the Kettle river.   The  principle point headed] for is 'in the  neighborhood   of Monashee    mountain lying between   the  Arrow   and  Okanagan lakes,   a   district seldom  troubled with   the   visit   of either a  white or red man,     The idea of this  trip  occurred   to   Nels   some years  ago when   a   friend   of  his showed  him some likely looking gold quartz  that he had "picked   up   near Monashee, but   who   on   going back was;  unable   to   find  tlie   source   of   the  float owing to  the   recent visit of a  forest fire.     Nels,   however,   thinks  he  knows   the   spot, hence his   adventurous trip into the tall timbers.  He says that   all  the   creeks  at the  headwaters of the Kettle riveV show  colors.     The  party  travels via Carmi   and will   endeavor to   negotiate  as-as   possible   on  horseback, after  that   it will   be   a   case   of   Shank's  mare.      The    return    trip    will,   be  easier and will   be   accomplished  on  rafts.  Farewell to Phoenix  Working Chelan Claims  Alex. Peterson, another of the  old-timers of the Kootenay and-  Boundary, left on Thursday morning to continue development on his  mining property in the Lake Chelan  district of Washington. The claims  which are fourteen in number, are  considered among the most promi >~  ing in that section of the state", assays from picked samples ranging  as high as $240 to $360 in gold,  silver^ and copper. A general assay,  however, taken two years ago  which was considered a fair sample,  returned $134.80, $56 of which was  in silver. Mr. Peterson has refused  what many people think was a  very tempting offer.  /  C. P. R. Train Alteration  On account of the closing down  of the British Columbia Copper  company's Rawhide mine and the  consequent cessation of ore shipments via the C.P.R., the train  crew of the passenger who have  hitherto made their headquarters at  Eholt will in future run right  through to Grand For"ks.  Mr. and Mrs. Herb. Neil severed  their connection with Phoenix this  week, and left on ^Monday's train  for the borne  Examination Results  The results of the usual annual  examinations for admission to the  high school of the province, which  for this district were held in Greenwood on June 22, were made public  by the department at Victoria this  week. Six pupils from the Phoenix  public school sat' for the exam, and  all but one were successful in meeting the  prescribed' tests.   < The fol-  >    Vr  will be called to order at 7.30.  '-...   [<   v- ��������� ������     ���*�����-���:  "';  "* "While accompanying' some -children on the banks of the Coldwater  river a few days ago, Miss Elsie  Staton of Merritt was nearly  drowned in attempting the rescue  of one' of -the   youngsters who, had  iqco^*r4,^ps'siana.campl/v,''  island, ori Sunday  morning,' Juiy.&&\ ot ore shipped Viet  "She* w��w>laden1'witHj t;$Bl~;*oris< of j^o^weefes:"~"-~'-  coke for   the, company's -smelter at  Anyox, Granby bay.  A local   Nelson   syndicate   is endeavoring to  determine  whether or  not platinum can be extricated from  ventured beyond its depth.      Seeing I district dike rocks in sufficient quan�� I tons.    -Of the, total  of  4-5,896  the couple in difficulties Robert Bar-I tity to make its'recovery a commer-/shipped  during-   the  9   weeks,'  495 tons  4,874 tons a week; during four weeks  ended June 25 it was 9,779 tons, an  average of 4,945 tons; for the week  ended July 2 the quantity was 6,622  tons  only  itually  tore   home     at  Similkameen.  Princeton     in   the  and   Edward   BlundeU,   aSO.'  official   examiner   was   Mrs.  Munro.  The  J.   R.  Wealth cannot buy  every 'happi-l     Because you   have   money, don't  ness, but it will come so near to   it, I get it into your neadyouYe a winner,  that   there   are   few   if any    of   us j Just   lose   it   once,   and   you'll   find  "5'SSS?��2 oTtTem afters- H"* P^^e enterprise      As^ll^ 'tobs    was   custon,   ^tUel^ ^^ _, ^ _,,���,, yourse/r about    as    welcome  plant .Jjas been put "in on Rover/larger part was from the Coosoli-  creek, west of Nelson, and R. Wat-I dated company's mines, namely:  son Scot, an -English metallurgist, Centre Star group, 28,604 ton* andj  is superintending operations. j Le Roi 12,949 tons.  care to experiment with it.  I tramp at a garden party.  A Catastrophe  Cats are known to carry considerable electricity around with them,  consequently there isn't much room  for more than only a slight extra  amount in their bodies. Here is a  case of one that suffered severely  from a slight overcharge of 20,000  volts. About a month ago (ask  the sub-station staff why we put it  down at a month) a cat with one  of its nine lives to spare, wandered  into the old Cascade sub-station in  pursuit of a bird. The plant is still  supplying power, and the apparatus  is always alive, though it requires  no constant attention and hence is  kept locked up. Cautiously pussy  crept after her intended dinner,  which eventually perched itself on  the switchboard. Not to be outdone, puss did a little climbing and  took up a favorable position nearby.  Then followed a lightning spring  that caused the operator at Cascade  to wonder where all the extra load  was coming from.  The sequel followed within the  time above stated, when the inspector under the impression that a  glue factory had started in the  neighborhood, sallied out to investigate with a can of chloride of lime.  The search, however, terminated on  Saturday evening, when the remains  of what was 6nce undoubtedly a cat  were discovered lying around the  switchboard in sections.  Grand Forks Visitors  Thos. A. Mclntyre, merchant of  Grand Forks, whose strange disappearance two week's ago, caused  his relatives and friends considerable  uneasiness, has been located in Ta-  coma, Wash;  R. J.' Gardner ofthe Grand Forks  firm of Miller and Gardner, accompanied by Mrs. Gardner, motored  up from the valley in Al. Altn-  strom's car on Wednesday and are  the guests of the latter for a few  days. Mr, Gardner, who is a member of the Grand Forks board of  trade, says that the promise of an  excellent harvest in his district  grows daily more encouraging. Unfortunately the delay in opening the  new cannery has occasioned some  disappointment, but hopes are  strongly entertained that everything  will be in readiness to handle a portion of the tomato and corn crop,  and later on the apples and pears.  Over $14,000 has been expended on  the building alone, which is a most  substantial structure of brick and  cement. N  Baker-Bell  The wedding of George Alex.  Stuart Bell, late of the Royal navy,  to Miss Constance Mary Baker,  was solemnized on Tuesday, July  21, at St. John's church, the vicar,  Rev. Laurence B. Lee, officiating.  Both of the contracting parties are  residents of Grand Forks district,  where the bridegroom has been  ranching for the past three years.  The birthplace of the bridegroom  was given as Plastow, Essex, ling-  land, and that of the bride, Ihe historic cathedral city of St. Albans,  E-igland. The witnesses to i!1-^  ci remony were Henry A. Bik-.',  b'other of the bride, and S:n i  F aser Powers, both of C ran .1  F 3rk.s.  'Phone 56  P. O. Box 309  The Little Store  First Street.  McKay & Knight, Props.  SATURDAY SPECIALTIES  Curlew Butter   -   ���   40c. per lb.  Hazelwood Butter  Riverview     "  Empress Creamery  Ranch Eggs    -  40c.    "  21b. for 70c.  - 3 lbs. for $1  3 doz. for $1  Fresh Shipments of Fruit  and Vegetables Daily  Our Prices Are Right.  Prompt Delivery.  /I  d.w^ai��*:*��^ra^^  ttarZErESBBESBN 'VJl w ,       ' I  THE   PLOHJEfcR,   PE.OE.NIX,   ftftOT&H   COLOMBIA  if  I'ROYILS  I MAKES PERFECT BREAD  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  at Phoenix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States.  '   G. Kay, Publisher.  George and' Rufus Isaacs during  the late Marconi graft scandal that  he has come over to Canada for a  pure, fresh draught of our invigora-  ing political air. Speaking of principles; wonder what Joe thinks of,  say the Farmers' bank, and er the  Liberal senators of his native land.  ADVERTISING SCALE  Application for Liquor Lloenoo (SO days) . .?��.00  Aprlioation for Transfor of Licence 87.50  and figuratively   snuffed  out  of ex  The picturesque, sulphur-breathing and mint-julep drinking southern  colonel will soon be a thing of the  past if the present war department  of the United States is allowed its  way. ' The other day the army  board dropped ai bombshell into the  drawing rooms   of South   Carolina  was when he was glad to escape  the fury of an Englisn mob disguised in the illfitting garb of a  Birmingham policeman. The ruse  came near being a failure, but for  the sake of the gpod he has done,  it is to be hoped that his next disguise will be such as to minimize  to the very lowest degree' any risk  of detection.  .  If  it J  Certificate of Improvement notice (60 days) 97.60  Application to Purchase Land notices (80 /days)   87.60  Delinquent Co-owner notices (90 days)... .810.00  Small Water Notices <80 days)  87.60  Delinquent Co-Ownorship notiocs 00 days 825.00  Duplloate Oortinoat�� of Title notices 88,00  Cards of Thanks, GO cents.  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a line,  ���ingle oolumn, for the first Insertion; 'and 8  cents a Una for each subsequent insertion, non-  pareil measurement.  Display ads $1.00 per inch, single  column, per month. Transient ads.  fiOc. per inch, per issue; subsequent insertions, 35c. per inch.  Saturday, Julv 25, 1914.  istence no less than three major-  generals, thirty brigadiers, and  two or three hundred colonels,  majors and captains. Our Uncle  Samuel is evidently not to be caught  napping, and in future as far as the  south is concerned, requires "something more in the line of ability from  its officers than conducting a political  campaign or managing a- first-class  hotel.  London financiers attribute the  present financial stringency to the  late Balkan -war, the threatened  trouble in Ireland, and the internal  disturbance in Mexico.  The Nova Scotia Temperance Act  abolishes the bar everywhere in  Nova Scotia, with the exception of  the city of Halifax,' which will' now  be the only" wet place in the province. ,  t?A  <>v   j'.  ~'*py /.  ���t\>  The government has __ appointed  Mr. . Justice Macdonald and Mr.  Justice Morrison of the Supreme  Court bench a Royal commission  to report on the ,basis of a redistri-  ' bution measure, to be presented to  the legislature at the next session.  The action of the Provincial government in   reserving  the   immense  forests of thii; country  is beginning  to bear the best of fruit.    The other  day a tract of timber was  sold near  Eagle  lake  for  $50,000,  or about  $25   per  acre.    One   of the  conditions   now   governing   the   sale  of  timber 'by the  government is that  the land must be logged off within  a period  of three  years.     Hitherto  the   settlement of land   in B.C. has  been sadly hampered by the absence  of some   such   clause,   many  of the  timber lessees, such as those around  the ^Shuswap,   holding on   to  land  after every vestige  of merchantable  timber had   been   cleared off.    The  revenue   from, the   sale   of timber  by   the  government     promises   to  reach   a    tremendous     figure,    the  money for which will be utilized for  the construction of roads and other  public  works,    thus   relieving   the  taxpayer  of   a   not   inconsiderable  burclent:V^-,-/-';/>-; "--7   '"'  j.'  r^vi  f Jr'.'V ' -?'  7- K <  and, there are splendid opportunities  for a limited number of young  ladies.   .  Llotfd^George;["the- British: Chan.  'c*ll6r^ofrthe-ExcheSHfer,'Lwho. for the  fVt*4fSKift*����JS<Xl.'^���^vr_KJ?*<i~*_V��_i'rtTv&V'-j-* yA -  .past^three years'Has-tried to~make.a  stelreotyped joke of the' danger of  civil war in Ireland, now admits  that the laugh is,on the other party,  that is if there is any  humor at  all  Maps For Land Seekers  Three"  new    pre-emptors   maps  covering   the    Nechaco,   Chilcoten  and North Thompson districts, have  just  been ' issued    by  the   surveys  branch of the Department of Lands.  These maps form  part of a series of  ten, covering approximately 100,000  square   miles,   and   will   prove   of  great assistance to  intending  pre-  emptors.    They show the lands surveyed to date in the sections covered,  the   tracts  thrown  open   being  shown   in pink,   while  those  taken  up are shown  in white.    Surveyed  and   unsurveyed areas  can   be preempted at the office  of the government  agent   of the  land-recording  division in which  it is situated*    It  is necessary to stake the unsurveyed  land  and  describe  it according to  metes and bounds in the application.  The surveyed tracts can be applied  for  without, restaking,   being  rde*  scribed   in the  application   by their  number.  Maps have already been issued  in this series j showing the lands for  pre-emption in the Fort George and  Tete Jaune 'districts., It was in  these districts that 80,000 acres  was opened last month, and over  three-quarters of this land remains  open. The new, maps cover the J  areas adjoining that embraced , in  previous ones; the whole series are  drawn to connect with each other.  The Nechaco sheet shows a.territory westward of the Fort George  district extending to the Hazelton  division and embraces the great interior lake basin, and the Nechaco,  Endalcb* and -other ;fertile, valleys.  The North Thompson > sheet shows,  the. land adjoining the, new C.N.P.  railway, '7 an'd^ extendsi ,7 northward  Irorn-tKe - railway ��� belt- to 'the? ternJ-  tory embraced in the maps previously published. It includes the  Canen lake, Bridge lake and Bonaparte districts of eastern Lillooet  and   the  Clearwater,   Barriere  and  Coming Events  Vancouver Fair, September 3rd  to 5th..  Spokane Interstate Fair, Septemi  Ijefr 12 to 20.  Labor Day celebration infPhoenix,  September 7th.        '  For the first time in Canada's immigration history, this year's immigration from Canada exceds that of  those coming in. However, the  exodus from the Dominion will not  be made up of the English-speaking  peoples, but comprises Ruthenians.  Poles, Austrians, Russians, and  people from the Balkan states.  They are all of the unskilled labor  class. r  King Edward Lodge  No. 36, A.F. and, A.WI.  Regular communication at 8  .-p.m.   Second Thursday of  each month.  Emergent meetings as called; Masonic  Hall, McHale Block.  John Finlay, Jr.,  Seoy.  W.  J. PlKROK,  W.M.  I. O. O. F.  Snowshoe Lodge  No. 46 '  Meets every Monday Evening  Miners' Hall. Visiting brethren i  dfally invited.  A. L. MKinnon, Noble Grand.  Wm. Oxley, Fin. Secy.  B. B, Barnes, Bee. Secy.     *  at  cor-  This amazing offer���the New Model American Oliver Typewriter No. 5 at 17c. a Day���is open to everybody, everywhere.  It is our new and immensely popular plan of selling Oliver Typewriters on little easy payments. # The abandonment of longhand in favor  of clean, legible, beautiful typewriting is the next great step in human  progress. The American Oliver, with the largest sale of any typewriter  in existence, was the logical machine to take the initiative in bringing  about the universal use of typewriters.     It always leads !  Clerks on small salaries can now afford to own Olivers. By utilizing spare moments for practice they may fit themselves; for more important positions.    A small first payment brings the machine, then you  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoonlx Lodg-e No. 17  "Meeta in   the  Miners'   Union   Lodge  Hall First and Third Wednesdays.  Mrs. E. E. Barnes, Noble Grand  Mrs. A. O. McKenzie. Secretary.  FRATERNAL ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Meets in Union. Hall, Friday Evenings.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  i ,   ' -Dan Patterson, W. P. *  T. R. Olarkb, W." Secy.' ,  jF. of F. toage,  No. 28  Phoenix,  B.C.  in the thought, of a Protestant slit-  It is reported that the fish hatch-JtI0g. the throat of a*brother Roman I Adams lake districts, other areas in  ery at Gerrard has now upwards of J Catho..c.      That erstwhile humorist! which   settlement  is   taking  place,  more than a million  fish swimming I nas at jast eXperienced a thorough I The  Chilcoten     sheet    covers   the  I1 \  about in twenty-six1 troughs. In a  few weeks- they are to be turned  loose in the various streams of that  section. A gallon or two would be  acceptable in Phoenix for the stocking of Loon lake.    >  W  .#.�����  '.There is something in pills after  all.'    Sir';, Thomas''Beecham,   who  made a ,,pile in purgatives has completed negotiations for the purchase  of nineteen acres of property in the  heart of .London.    The consideration is said to  be in the neighborhood of twenty million dollars.   We  never  believed   it,   but-he   always  claimed  his   pills   were "worth   a  .guinea a box."  change   of heart.     He  admits  now  that such a horrible  contingency is  anything but  remote.    The   bristle  of the Ulster and Nationalist"bayonets have   at  last  aroused him  to a  deep sense of impending danger.  In  a  speech   delivered    last week   he  went  out   of .his   way   to inform   a  gathering of bankers   and   London  merchants that he  had now altered  his mind���there is a danger, and in  view of the fact that his pet scheme  of disestablishment of the church in  Wales   is  now  an   assured   fact, it  would be interesting to  know what  he and other Welshmen think of the  price they have paid  for it.   ' Time  northern Lillooet and southern  Cariboo plateaux and valleys. Another map, the Quesnel sheet, is  being completed, which will cover  the territory between that embraced  in the Chilcoten and North Thompson sheets. '   '"  The series of pre-emptors maps  together with the series of pamphlets published by the Department  of Lands describing in detail the  topographic and other features of  the Fort George, Fort "Fraser,  Skeena, Cariboo and Peace river  land recording divisions will prove  of great value to intending settlers  in B.C.  Meets Tuesday Evkning at 7.30,  Sojourning brothers cordially wel  coined.  C. H. Kwioht, C. C.  E. E. Barnes, K. of B. S.  11 " i .j        i ���  save 17c. a day and pay monthly.  G. KAY, Agent, Phoenix.  I  Travel East via The  Great Northern Railway  ANNOUNCEMENT  Summer Excursion Fares Commence June  1st. Final Limit October 31st. . Optional  Routes   and   Liberal   Stopover   Privileges.  New York.  Halifax ���   $108.50      129.35  Philadelphia. - ���  Montreal $ 105.00  Twin Cities     60.00      108.50  J; V. INGRAM,^ AgentrPhoenix."  SPOKANE TO CHICAGO WITHOUT CHANGE  PYTHIAN SISTERS  "-���4.  ���Mountain Temple Lodj^e No. 17  Meets in Pythian Ball, Lower Town  Socond and Fourth Thursdays.  Mrs. A. D. MoKeazie  Mrs. Geo. Barnes, M.B.C.  M.B.C.  fr.  . The two-cent * a .pound postage  rate on British magazines expires at  the end of July, and there is no advices at the Ottawa postoffice as to  its probable renewal. The subject  has been negotiated upon, but without result so far, and whether the  rate in force since 1907 will be continued or the rate of eight cents a  pound reverted to remains to be determined.  WOOD  First-class Fir and Tarn-  arac Wood, $6.00 per cord  Pine Wond,  $5.00 per cord.  Fir and Tamarac, double cut,  per cord, $7.00.        ,  WOOD DELIVERED  ON   SHORT  NOTIOE. "Phone B83  W1^^^l^.t  -> r.  r )i /  ui-  Jos. Martin a former premier of  British Columbia aad recently the  Liberal member for St. Pancras,  lecently stated that the" principles  of English Liberals are , a disgrace  to the nation.- He was so disgusted  with the   white  washing   of Lloyd-  mmsmm  Zam-Buk!  $. Per8arerance,wthZa  , means cure; Why noipri  1   AH JDtvggletawiA Btort  Wffimm&iM  Reduced Fares & Summer    of 1914    On sale June 1st to September 30th.  Final   Return   limit, October  31st.  Why  Winnipeg, $60.00 Montreal, $105.00  St. Paul - 60.00 St. John - 120.00  Chicago - 72.50 Halifax - 129.35  Toronto - 92.00 New York 108.50  Compartment Observation Cars, Electric Lighted  .   Standard Sleepers.  throw away your good  OVERALLS, because  b they are greasy.    Wc  can wash them to look  as good as new.      We also make^a  Specialty of Blankets and  Carpets.  A TRIAL. WILE. CONVINCE VOU.  RECO STEAM LAUNDRY  Phone 50.  Dominion Ave.  greet the coming of a case of  PHGENIX BEER  WHY?,  Because the Beer is so good  .and wholesome it brings the  smile.  ji  DISTRICT PASSENGER AGENT, NELSON, B. C  We make a specialty of Mineri'  Shoes; good fit, nice shape, and  nothing but the best of stock used  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  NICK PALORCIA,  Knob Hill Ave.        Phoenix, B.O.  ���PHONE 23  PHOENIX BREWING CO.,  LIMITED  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.      Phone A6S  James G. McKeown  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining 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 term of twenty-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not  more than 2,560 acres will be leased to  one applicant. '  Application for a lease muqt be made  by the applicant in person to the  Agent or Sub-Agent of tbe district in  whibh the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract applied for  shall be staked out by the applicant  himself. .  Kach application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for are not  available, bub not otherwise. A royalty shall'be paid on the merchantable  output of the mine at. the r"ate of five  cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returnH  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pav the  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, such returns should be furnished at least once  a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered  necessary for the working of the mine  at the rate of $10.00 an acre.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of tho  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized publication of  this advertisement will not be paid for.  ���30690.  D&DbVAN'SFEMALE pills k$  medicine for all Female Complaint. $6 a box,  or three for $10, at drug, stores. Mailed to any  address en receipt of price. The Scosmu. Daunt  Co., St. Catharines, Ontario. t  PH0SPH0N0L FOR 'IMXftfiSSi  for Nerve and Brain; increases "jgrey matter';  a Tonic���will build you up. $8 a box, or two for  IS, at drug stores, or by mail on receipt of price.  The ScoBBX.1. Droo Co.. St. Catharines, Ontario.  Phoenix Pioneer ads. Always Get Results  Read in every home. If you have a'house or furniture to sell, its disposal is certain after an ad. in the Pioneer. Give the experiment a trial  in the cheapest and most satisfactory advertising mart in the Boundary.  J IimUUIMPPMI'II"   .   I ',  tHE    P10NEEB,    PHOENIX,    BBITISH   COLUMBIA.  Strength ���* Beauty  Come With Dr. Pierce's  Golden Medical Discovery  This is a blood cleanser and alterattvo '  that starts the liver and stomach into  vigorous* action. It thus assists tho  body to, mnnufacturo rich red blood  which' foods tho heart���nerves���brain  and organs of tho body. Tho organs  work smoothly 1 ike much Inery running  - in oil. You feci clean, strong ��na  strenuous instead of tired, weak and  faint. Nowadays you can obtain Dr.  Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery  .Tablets, as well an the liquid form  from all medicine dealers, or trial box  of tablets by mail, on receipt of SOc.  Address B. V. Pierce, M.D., Buffalo, N.Y.  Or. Pierce's Great 1008 Pa��e lUiutraUd  Commas Sanaa Medical AoVbar will b* seat  FREE, Cloth Bound for 31 Ona-ceat Stamps.  If WiiMilMHariSIIMMli  Concentrates  Jm  V,  Queen's Hotel  OOMPLBTRLY RBPURNI8HED AND RKFITTKD  We beg to anno ince the reopening of the Queen's Hotel.   This  popular hotel has been completely refitted throughout;  everything new and up-to-date.    Large lofty rooms,  heated with hot water.   Perfect fire appliances.  Night and Day Service  Patrons of this hotel will find in it all-the comforts ot home.  Perfect satisfaction is assured all our guests.    It is  the most centrally located hotel in town.  Bar Stocked with Boat Wlne��, Liquors, Cigars  WALSH & HARTMAN, Props.  FIRST STREET AND KNOB HILL AVENUE  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. Wr Htxnnam, Prop.  Everything in Men's Wear  Clothing  Underwear  Shirts  Shoes  Hats  Caps, etc.  Thos. Brown  "Everything- a Man  Wears"  NEW ICE CREAM PARLOR  We have arranged for a continuous supply throughout the summer months of the FAMOUS CURLEW ICE CREAM. "Special Rates to^Parties.  Cooling Soft Drinks of varied flavor.  THE DELIOAOY OF THE SUMMER SEASON-  OURLEW IOE OREAM.  TRY ONE.  Antonio Oervo    Stemwinder Building  THE BUTTE HOTEL  Bar Stocked with the Finest of Italian Wines.  Best Brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  v       STEAM HEATED THROUGHOUT.  LUCIANI & VICHARY, PROPS.  J  THE KNOB HILL HOTEL  A. O. Johnson, Prop.  FBrst-Clas? Accommodation for Miners  FINEST OF WINES, LIQUORS AND OIGARS IN 8TOOK.  'PHONE 72. YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED.  By a recent ruling of the British  Columbia Court of Appeals, August  Heinze. the copper mining magnate,  will have to pay taxes on one half  interest which he possesses in the  615,600 acres ofthe Columbia and  Western land grant left after the  provincial government had repurchased half the grant two years  ago.   The judgment was unanimous.  Since the Dominion order-in  council went into effect prohibiting  the immigration into Canada for a  period of six months of Chinese, a  great falling off in Chinese travel  is noticeable. The big transportation lines are beginning to feel the  pinch of the new regulations and  the space hitherto filled with Mongolian passengers is now taken up  with cargo. .  A very promising placer strike is  reported to have been made at a  point thirty-five miles to the south  of, Big Eddy on the Fraser river.  Fifteen claims were staked on the  ground a few days after the news  leaked out and a local company has  seven men employed transporting a  hydraulic outfit to the place. It is  said that the place has been worked  before, as tailings and old'wheelbarrows are still to be seen together  with the remains of an old shack.  On Saturday last there was a  wholesale invasion of the New  Westminster market by the Orientals. According to one newspaper  report there were by actual count  assembled at one time eighty .three  Chinks, eighteen Hindus and crowds  of jabbering Japs, the latter eyeing  every movement of the white fishermen as they cut up and disposed of  the fish to their patrons. The reporter ventures the prophecy that  before long the Japs will be renting  stalls in the market.  I  Valdez, Alaska, experienced a  sharp earthquake shock on Monday.  No damage was reported.  The Vancouver police recently  raided another opium den and arrested seven of its occupants.  The city council of Grand Forks  has decided to lend considerable fin,  ancial asistance to that district's  annual fall fair.  B. D. Long/ a young man well-  known in Northport was drowned  a few days ago while fishing in  Sheep creek.  F. Troxel, the pound keeper at  Quesnel is being prosecuted for not  impounding the animals running at  large in the municipality.  While bathing in the sulphur  pool at Banff hot springs, a visitor  named Mathew Martin of Calgary  was seized with heart failure and  drowned. s  A party of Skeena river Indians  recently sallied out to the mouth of  that river and bagged nearly six  hundred sea lions that have been  playing havoc with the salmon.  Germany's greatest surgery specialists have abandoned the use of  radium for the treatment of cancer,  and are now confining themselves  to the use of the Roentgen rays exclusively.  Wolves are over-running Renfrew county in Ontario, and destroying farmers' sheep. In consequence an appeal has been lodged  at Ottawa asking the government  for assistance in fighting the pest.  Fifty men are now at work on  the completion of the automobile  road to the summit in the Revelstoke national park. Ten miles at  a cost of $27,000~is to be completed  this season.  Roderick McDonald, a section  foreman on the Grand Trunk Pacific, was shot at and wounded last,  week by a negro whom McDonald  'had discharged. The incident occurred at Mite 300.  *       '   , '-' ' t i _, '���'it'  -The- trophy   presented-   by  "I'Siri. *   ~  r ...     ... ��� .. . .  ThoS:7Uplte,?wL^ebtnpeted  fcrat  ^ ��f *VTtf   "- �� und*r ^he  Seattle  last week   and Won  by the ""<""?    <*.   *<"*" Stackhouse,  ��� Um_    ��_,._   ^. '���.,_  \ was at-first intended to   chart  the  coast  of the  Antarctic    continent,  A Useful Expedition  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class and Up-To-Date  Hotel in Phoenix.     New from, cellar  , - to roof.     Best Sample, Rooms in the .  Boundary,  Opposite   Great  Northern  Depot.      v   v     Modern Bathrooms.  STEAM HEATED.  O. D. Bush, Prop.  ELECTRIC LIGHTED  Phoenix, B.C.  The Phpenix Club  Delchert & Morris, Props;  PIPES, CIGARS, TOBACCOS, CIGARETTES  BESTlBRANDS ALWAYS ON HAND.  Special Line of the Famous Haid Chocolates  Smokers' Supplies.       Soft Drinks  ENGLISH BILLIARD8,  POOL,   BOW LB NO ALLEYS  An expedition is shortly  to start  out from  England  tkat will entail a  journey   of nearly   a quarter of   a  I million    miles   - and   consume * the  I greater part of six years.     The bb-  SMOKED MEATS, ETC.  We are carrying" a special line of these, goods. If  you are not already being supplied with our stock,  give us a trial order. Our "Shamrock" brands cannot be beaten.  P. BURNS & CO., LTD.  Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merchants  PHOENIX, B. C.       PHONE 2  American yacht Sir Tom.. The  challenger was the Canadian stoop  Turengo of Vancouver.  The United States revenue cutter  Bear has been ordered to proceed  from  Nome  to   Wrangel   island  to  has now been changed and will include a world-wide search for uncharted   islands,   reefs   and   shoals.  ' the    expedition,      even      the    north  Atlantic   tiav   its    doubtful    rocks,  just   previous   to    the    Titanic  and  disaster four different captains had  reported sighting rocks near the  point where that ship went down.  It is" interesting to know that that  ill-fated spot is to be one of the  first places to be investigated.  Luke Dillon, who attempted to  blow up one of the locks of the  Welland canal, was released on  parole last week after serving fourteen years of his sentence. He was  not deported, but made all arrangements himself for his departure for  his home in the United States. The  Roman Catholic chaplain of the  Kingston penetentiary accompanied  him to the steamer.  Getting Even  The whole tax-paying population  of Ulster probably will have to pay  for the damage done in that province by the militant suffragettes.  Sir/Hugh McCalmont, a former  Unionist member of parliament, has  brought an action against the  county of Antrim for $55,000 for  the destruction of his magnificent  residence by suffragettes in March  last.  The action is brought under a law  that applies only to Ireland, and  which was enacted at the time of  the Nationalist militant campaign  in favor of Home Rule. Under this  law a county is responsible for any  damage done by mobs or persons  and must also pay for any extra  police protection sent in anticipation of violence. Should General  McCalmont's action be successful  the taxpayers of Antrim will have  to pay an extra tax of nearly four  cents on the dollar to cover the  damage.  The seven seas  have never yet been  ,  .   . /accurately    charted,      says    Foster  pickup   the   members of the Cana-f Stackhouse>   ��be  dian Arctic expedition  who  are reported to be marooned there.  Lady Hardinge, wife of the Viceroy of India, died recently in a London hospital after an operation.  At the time ofthe attempted assassination of her husband she narrowly escaped death, one of the projectiles from the exploding bomb  passing quite close to her.  The British home fleet recently  inspected by the King, consisted of  493 ships, made up of 55 battleships, 4 battle cruisers, 65 cruisers  and scouts, 187 destroyers, 83 torpedo boats, 59 submarines, 7 minelayers, 13 mine-sweepers and 20  auxiliary craft.  Residents in the vicinity of Penticton creek, in the Okanagan, have  been puzzling over the disappearance of their young ducks, but the  secret was recently disclosed by a  passerby who saw the mud turtles  making a meal out of the young  ducks. Some of the turtles measured as much as eighteen inches  across the shell.  The date set for the great international rifle competition for the  Palma Trophy has been fixed for  September 5th. Up to the present  two teams will be represented, those  ��f the United States and this country. The entry of other countries'  representatives is considered very  doubtful on account of the big  Australian matches taking place on  or near that date.  Almstrom's  B^k  Store  Stationery, Confectionery and Fancy Goods  Kodak Supplies and Wall Papers.  AH the latest Books and Newspapers.  oceanograpber   of/1     F*fl��Jtt��  42  Phoenix. B. C.  NEW VICTOR RECORDS  A Nice Selection of the Latest  Victor Records, especially  the latest dance music  New Songs, etc.  COME AND LOOK THEM OVER  E. A. Black, Jeweler  D. J. MATHESON   Insurance Agent  FIDELITY BONDS, PLATE GLASS,  COMMISSIONER FOR TAKING  AFFIDAVITS  FIRE, LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  PHOENIX, B-C.  UTTON'Q  for tf ardon and farm ore best  for B.C. soil. See Catalogue for  solid guarantee of purity  and germination  Send sow for Copy free  Sutton 6 Sens.Ths Kind's Soedmon  Rvactin^EnjSllancI  A. J. Wo $dward  Victoria     &       Vancouver  ��� IS Forr 5*. 6fcT6ronvrllo SK  ��ITia  tair acewti vott bbItish Columbia}  Phoenix- Sfap-p*   T  inP  Greenwood     uucaug^^   j~*j.j.j.^  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 8.45 a.m. ->  " "        lowertown,   9.00a.m.  iStandard Time  Leave Greenwood 3.00 p.m. J  PROMPT   ATTENTION  TO  EXPRESS  AND  FREIGHT  J��� FULLER, Proprietor  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  Sent to   any part of the   Dominion for $2.00 a year.  iii  Pit  Wm  mm  ��;  i  i  h V  THE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA,  "'i  Loeal and General  ram  is among the  Ingra  at Christina lake.  ' Miss Nellie  Phoenix colony  Born���At Phoenix, on July 21st, to  Mr. and Mrs. B. Owen, a daughter.  H. O. Adney was among the passengers on Monday's train for Nelson.  Born���Afc Phoenix, on Wednesday,  July 22, to Mr. and Mrs. D. Mclsaac, a  son.  Mrs". M. P. Wetherell of Grand  Forks, is visiting in the city for a few,  days.  Miss Francis Larson returned ,to  Phoenix on Tuesday from ��� Christina  lake. <  Mrs. Hoy Turner was among the  local passengers for Spokane on Monday's train.  Geo. McLaien, a guest at the Brooklyn hotel for some months, left for  Vancouver on Friday.  Old Phoenix pirectory  Recalling:   the  days  when   there  were buz and bang to life in Green,  wood, is an old telephone directory,  which was secured by H. Lumney,  manager  of   the   B.C.    Telephone  company at Greenwood.    The directory, which was printed on  a large  card, is of the vintage of 1899.    It  was  found   in  a  deserted   cabin, a  few miles out of Phoenix.'  Romance  centred   in   the   Boundary  in those  days,   and   quite   a   little story  is  woven  around the" old  domicile in  the  hills where   the  directory   was  nailed to the wall, and judging from  the bullet holes  had been used as a  target more than once.     The cabin  was erected as  an   office for Alfred  Lynch,   foreman   for  the  Brandon-  D. A. Vignaux, manager��of the) Golden Crown mine, a property  opera house, left on Friday to upend a! located in 1896 by Billie Porter, one  few days with friends in Rossland. of<   the  wjdely-known 'prospectors  ("With Fleece as.White as Snow  ��� "\7~OU may wash your choicest blankets with  J_ never a fear as to the result if you use  Sunlight Soap. They will come from  the tub as clean and sweet-smelling as the  day they were woven, and they will dry as  soft as the fleece on Mary's lamb.      *  Sunlight saves all the rub and wear and  .  doesn't do the slightest injury to fabric or hands.  A $5,000 guarantee proves the absence of any  adulterant or impurity.     Ask for   Sunlight  and you receive satisfaction.  Mrs. Andrews of Grand Forks was  the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Kenip-  eton from Saturday to Tuesday last.  Win. Sullivan returned to town on  1 Friday of last week from a few  month's sojourn in the Montana sage  bush.  Jas. Pierce returned from Rossland  the fore part of the week. Mrs. Pierce  who roamed the hills of the Boundary in those days. He is now living* in Victoria, and is reputed to  have made his pile. He sold out the  mine to a'company of Brandon people, and some good ore was taken  out of the  property.    The building  longer.  For Sale���The Ford automobile recently won in a raQle. Will sell' reasonable. Apply to Morris Roberts, at  the Granby hotel.  Miss Emma Hand berg,* who * has  been on a visit to her sister Mrs. Nels  Matson for the past month, left for  Spokane on Tuesday.  Geo. W. McAuliflfe left for his ranch  on the North Thompson river on Wed  nesday where he expects to stay until  the close of the harvest.  Misa Gladys Traunweiser, of Grand  Forks, came up from the valley on  Thursday's train and is the guest" of  Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Strutzel. -   -  Mrs. Runberg, mother of Mrs.' Jos.  V. Ingram, who has been visiting her  daughter for some weeks, returned on  Wednesday to her home in Spokane.  Mrs. John Wilson and children' returned on Tuesday; from a fortnight's  visit to Colville, Wash. Mrs; Bradbury who also was visiting there, re-'  turned with them.' .      '\�� ������- ���  -���'..Mrs.. Percy.WUkins left on' Tuesday  morning to loinTMr. ^ilkin.' at'thiB  the fore part of the week. Mrs. .Pierce. , _, . _ '    "  is prolonging her stay for a few days) was '������,�������� as an office by W. P. J  Tierney, railway contractor, during  the construction of' the spur from  Silica to Jack Pot mine, one of the  Wellington group. *  Greenwood    had   a    fairly   large  population   in  those  days  and was  very active,   but a  few  years  after  the  quietness  that often  follows a  mining boom settled on  the Boundary  town.      Many of the  people  whose names are in the directory of  1899 are now  to  be  found in Van  couver and other cities on the coast  Of the   Phoenix   subscribers, " Dr.  Boucher is an e_ye specialist in Van.  couver; J.   B    Boyle has  a   drug  store in Kitsilano;   Dr. Gordon has  an office in  the Dominion building,  and A. P. McKenzie' is   in   the real  estate businessin Vancouver.���Telephone Talk.  A big bear .descended on Eholt  a,few days ago and'visited the hog  pen-''at.' t. use's, ranch.'V The.-.visitor  The rich quality of our Milk and  Cream   is  gaining  new patrons  for us daily.     We solicit a trial.  Delivery^ made to any part of the  ' city. v Mail us a card.  First-class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $6.00 per cord  Pine Wond,  $5.00 per cord.  V *"���  ��� 7 -A   ~       ',, .'-a- lv"ti-v.-,-I wherg about 701bs,  Antomo. Cervo'calls attention -to his   "  splendid assortment of views of "Phoenix taken from   various   viewpoints.  See them displayed in his window in  the old Stemwinder block.  Wm. Huffcy,   operator at the local  To Keep Butter Cool  When   ice   is   not available,   put  enough   butter in   a   small dish and  Canadian Pacific depot, went over to/ set it   in a larger  one   containing a  Fir and Tamarac, double cu^/fE^JSJ?^^ waten     Turn a Porous  clay  The PHOENIX DAIRY.  W. A. McKay 8c Sons, Props.  per cord, $7.00.  WOOD  DELIVERED   ON   SHORTt  1 NOTICE. 'Phone S 32  visiting his son Chas. who is a patient! a-._,,... _���_. ���..,���;,.      j ...���       -,i ���  in the General hospital there.       - fl��Wer ��"?' ��VCr lt and th,S WlU cause  The Rev. A. M.   Shannon,  of Rock  ��vaP��ratIon   of the water   in   away  creek,  will preach   in  St.   Andrews''! PS 3ir   1DSide   the  Presbyterian church on Sunday next, I ve*y  cooi'     H  the  The Stratheona Hotel  NELSON, B.C.  {  Rbbf. Forshaw  8t��am Hoated Throughout  The Finest Accommodation for  . the Travelling Public.  DININQROOM    SERVICE  UNEXCELLED.  >  Nine' Weli-Ughied  Sampleroome.  Phone 19  'iw  >u ��  V  JA&  MARSHALL, PROP.  'lr  FOR SALE  The Porter Residence on Brooklyn  Ave., including Stable and two big  Jots, all fenced-for $700; one half  down, balance to suit.  if.  D. J. MATHESON,  Agent.  m  M (  K ���  K��  aimnistioB  WATCH FREE.!  Jtoljtlittorwirt uammu \  Ann.    We an drrlnc army  wjople til "SST tto  ���dTertlnmtot. Now  l�� roor etana. to  obtain aw. Write  now, anelonlnjr as  wnar tar one ol onr  ifiot Guarttj, or  0��ntrT AlbattiV ���X  ��"��������*> MM to *��  wlU bo bItct yS��  (thaw    watehct    wa  ���nor (a yon tako ui.  vanlaero of onr morrol*  to tall your friend*  tno Iwantlfol n��tch  to b�� trne. bat aonil  OonnialUi Itoad. Londra^K,  The United States revenue cutter  Eear has been ordered to proceed  from Nome to Wrangel island to  pick up the members of the Canadian Arctic expedition who are reported to be marooned there.  The Douglas lake cattle ranch,  one of the largest in the province,  is employing over seventy hands.  HAPPY MOTHERHOOD  Thehappinessof motherhood istoooften  checked because the mother's strength is  net equal to her cares, while her unselfish  devotion neglects her own health.  It is a duty of husband or friend to see  that she gets the pure medicinal nourishment in Scott's Emulsion, which is not  a drug or stimulant but nature's concentrated oil-food tonic to enrich and enliven the blood, strengthen the nervesand  aid the appetite. Physicians everywhere  prescribe Scott/s Bmulsion for overworked, nervoiis, tired women; it builds  np and holds up their strength.  Get Scott's at your nearest drug store.  Church Services  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.u,,. Evening ser'  vice, 7 30. Week days: Matins, 7.30:  Evensong, 7.80.  'The stated services in the Catholic  ch-urch are as follows: First and third  Sundays in the month. Mass afc 10  a.m., SUnday School at 2.30 pm ���  Evening Service at 7.30 p.m. Rev  Father C. Pelletier, pastor.  St. Andrew's church {Fresbyterii  ���Sfi-vicc,  Sunday   next,   July 26,  ll.Od a.m., Sunday school nt 2 n��� '  lan)  ,  at  day school at 2 p.m. All  welcome.    Rev. J. R. Munro, minister.  MchoclistChinch-SorviccuioxtSun ���e   ,,������,  j day, July 26th, at 7.30 p. m.   Solo by  wwd.ne cans.   The  usual iish  Ithe p,wu,i, Kex. J. H. Hobbins/ y|amo^ the bunch..  July 26th.   The service will take place  in the morning at eleven o'clock. -  A very successful operation for appendicitis was performed in the local  hospital on Thursday by Di. Millar!  The patient, Mrs. Chinko, is reported  to be making a very satisfactory recovery.  Jack Ruckle, a former/resident of  Phoenix, came in from hie ranch at  Shuswap on Monday. He brings the  news that Harry Reid one of the  Phoenicians settled at Shuswap.was  recently married.  Wm.  Blakelands,   secretary of' the  Greenwood branch    of  the  Western I  Federation, of Miners,  is   making   aI  a   ranch^ on the    old   Last   Chance j  mineral   claim,   situate   midway   between here and Greenwood. V  The annual picnic of the friends,  and congregation of St. Andrews'  Presbyterian church, took place in  the park adjacent to New York town-  site on Wednesday. About a hundred  availed themselves of the outing which  was favored with glorious weather.  A rumor evidently with some substance to it, says that a lady bereaved  of her husband in Phoenix, has taken  to herself a second helpmate.: The  Pioneer wafts its sweetest blessings  across the briny to the happy No. 2  and his most charming and amiable  spouse. \,  The Woman's Auxiliary and children of St. John's church, went out in  rigs along the Number Seven road on  Saturday last and held their annual I Electrical Engineer  picnic at a spot about three miles from ��� Dynam0 Runnlngr  the mine. The weather proved exceptionally fine, and the trip both going  and returning was thor oughly enjoyed  by the young folk. ��� t  A fishing party consisting of Messrs.  A. P. Geddes,  D. A. Vi,gnaux, O. D.  Bush. J.  Fullei-and Chas. H. Knight  went up the river   for    about forty  miles on Saturday last a,nd spent the  following   Sunday    trying   to  catch  sorni trout.   Two  of the   party spbnt  the   day in   sluinberland    under- the  liees, while the other   three succeeded  in landing   enough  trout  to. fill two  liatriwais  pot  pot  is wrapped  in wet cloth, the corners of which  are left to.uching the water in the  outer dish, the arrangement is almost as good as an ice chest. Stand  the dish where there is a free circulation of air.  Don't waste your time hating or  envying. Spend that time in striving for your aim in life; it's lots  more profitable.  The First Result  of Training is  .The International Correspondence  Sehoola can train you at small expense  in your spare time at home. ''*'. 4.  For further'information mark' and  mail this <  Coupon   ;  B. C. Agency, International Correspon  :dence Schools, Box 26,       .'  ��� Grand Forks, B. C. 7  Kindly let me know how I may acquire  a complete knowledge of the subject for  which I have marked X       '  Show Card Writing-  Shorthand  Bookkeeping  Electric Car Running  Steam Engineering  Building   and    Contracting.  Mechanical Drawing  Drafting  Automobile Running  Mining Engineering  Mine Foreman  Metal Prospecting  Surveying  Evsry W��mm  t> Interaned.and should know  about the wonderful  MARVEL Whirling Spray  Tho new Vaginal Syringe.   Dcsr  ���Molt convenient.   It cleanse,  .rutanily.      Ask your  druggist I_><_lfc���fc_  batUS/l..       boov- hit<. If give, full bartlc-  uUftiarddlfectioit* invaluatUe to ladles,  WIHE30R SUPPLY CO., _  Wtadiwr, On!. General Agaatatat Cut.  ity E L (rtOBpt no bther,  can M"6>P mr UloWt.d  boov- Usletf. tegivesfullfaa  r  DRUGS,DRUGGISTS SUNDRIES, HIGH-CLASS  STATIONERY, PERFUMES. CONFECTIONERY  maammmmmmiamamaamaamMaa^amcamammaaamataimmmaaaa^ma^maiaamim^gmam^SggS  ���      "      '   -   '     -'' .     i  Agent for the famous Nyal and Na-Dru-Co Preparations.  T. S. QUANCE  PHOENIX, B. C.  THE MINERS' UNION OPERA HOUSE  Saturday, July 25  Reels  6  1. The Skipper's Story���comedy  2. Two Little Boys  3-4-5. When Sherman Marched to Sea���  A wonderful Three-Reel Dratu,i ofthe Civil War  by  the  101 Bison Co.  6. Bobbie's Magic Nickle���Comedy  ADMISSION  10c. and 15c.  THE PHOENIX GARAGE  (      *        STRUTZEL &  HOWER, PROPS.,  KNOB   HILL   AVENUE   V  i  Agents for Goodyear Tires, Casings, Inner Tubes  Vulcanizing:--  A full line of accessories, including Gasoline at very  reasonable Prices.  Tires Inflated Without Charge.  V"\'^i   -   ��.  -,5>,  Send in Your Stationery Orders and  Holiday Printing to the "  Phoenix Pioneer  THE HOME OF  ARTISTIC  A BUSINESS MAN  IS KNOWN  BY THE  ^QUALITY OF PRINTING HE USES  Our Stock of Stationery is the Best that can be procured; in  Canada, and our Workmanship will meet with your approval  Why Not Have Your Stationery  Printed fey Us? '   .-'���  We make a specialty of Letterheads, Envelopes, Billheads,,  Note Heads, Memos., Visiting Cards, Menus, Posters,  Wedding Invitations, Check Books, By-Laws,  and in fact anything-done with Printers'  INK AND PAPER  7   7' '   :  No Job Too Large, None too Small  $2.00 per Vear in Advance.  ?2.50 per Year to U. S.  'J  Phoenix Pioneer^ads. Alv/ays Get Results  .   ��8Tv  ^i  m  <"c^'f3v^.  if..*A\"  ..i: ��� < -  fw. "

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