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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jul 26, 1913

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 -V-  <���-- 7  ft, ;  rr  ���yy^  ��� -,'-,. i'  r  [jh^ciA*  The largest coppor mines in  the Dominion arc situated  at Phoenix. Tho Granby  Co. employs 600 men, and.  has a,monthly pay roll of  over $50,000, while the Raw-  hido pay roll is $18,000.    -��� -  Devoted to the Interests ofthe Boundary Mining District  v  ���\- '  The Phoknix Pjonkkr is  published in the highest  municipality   in   Canada.���  "��� altitude, 4,800 ft. Tho city  has a population of 1,500,  and    possesses    first-class  :, hotels, opera house, schools  FIFTEENTH YEAR  PHOENIX, B.C., SATURDAY, JULY 26, 1913  m  HIDDEN CREEK MINES  STILL FORGING AHEAD  1125 Men Employed on Construction, Etc.���Excellent Results  from Diamond Drills.  contemplate, for the future should  eventually make its stock worth  more than $100 a share.  The Granby company is making"  remarkably rapid progress with the  work of developing and equipping  its Hidden creek property. It has  1125 meri on the payroll at Granby  bay, most of them engage'd on the  construction 'of the smelter and  other plant, /There appears to be  every prospect that the converters  and furnaces will be completed by  January   1st., and   from   that  time  New Hotel'Partnership  R.     V.    Chishoim,    one   of   the  pioneer hotel   men of Phoenix, disposed of his interests in the Queen's  hotel,   this   week   to Jas.    Walsh.  Mr. Chishoim, whose failing health  has necessitated  the change, left in  company  with   his   brother,   P.   J.  Chishoim,   of Alexandria, Ont., for  points on  the Pacific coast.     H.J.  Morris, who is touring in. the west  with the   latter,   travelled   with the  party.     Mr.   Walsh, the  new  partner  in   the   concern,   is   popularly  knqwn   throughout   the    Boundary  district   and     is   particularly   well  B. C. Mining  forward  the treatment of 2,000 tons  kaown ;��� Ms chy by   reason of his  daily is assured  It is estimated that over eight  million tons of ore have been developed above the lower tunnel, which  cuts the deposit at a depth of 865  feet. Drill holes have demonstrated  the continuance of this deposit to a  depth of 1500 feet, and the deepest  diamond drill cores secured gave  assays of 6 to 11 per cent copper.  The general average, however, is a  little over two per cent.  During the fiscal year, which  ended June 30, it is figured that  the company produced approximately 22,640,00Q pounds of copper  at a cost of 10^4 cents a pound. Its  net earnings must have been approximately $1,350,000,- or $9 a  share for the company's outstanding  capital stock. A portion ,of this  and tlie, proceeds ,of-the .bonds'recently sold are being used for the  ' development and equipment ofthe  new property.  After the new. "smelter  is. in commission, says the famous copper expert:, G.   L.   Walker,   that   is, next  year and   thereafter, Granby should  produce at   the   rate" of 40,000,000  to 50,000,000 pounds  of copper annually,   giving   it,  net   earnings   of  $5,000,000   a year   on   a   14  to 15  cent metal market.     This and other  developments   which    the   company  active association with the management ofthe Phoenix Hockey club.  H indmore-Wilson  The Rev. L. B. Lee officiated on  Tuesday, July 22, at the weeding in  St. John's church, of Jacob Thompson Hindmore, for several year*  past a resident of Phoenix, and  Miss Elizabeth Wilson, of Pen-  ntddock, Cumberland, England*  The bride" was attended by Miss  Mary Hindman. sister ofthe groom,  and the latter was supported by W.  Slack of Phoenix. The bride, accompanied by her bridesmaid, arrived in the city on Saturday from  their home in Cumberland. The  newly-married couple have taken up  their residence near the Rawhide  mine. ���   ,  .  ��� . ,   >'-"-r���; * =   Boundary Ore Tonnages:  Arthur Leverett, accompanied by  his  brother Billy,   arrived   in   New  Hazelton    Tuesday    evening,    and  brought with them   some   fine looking yellow copper ore off the White  Grouse claim of the Ingenica group  which adjoins the   Daley West and  the Centre Star, three miles south of  New Hazelton on   Roche'r de Boule  Mountain.     Eddie Kohse, Bob Marion, Jack Westervelt are driving an  adit on   the  ore.    There  are eight  claims in the group, and  they have  found good leads on all  of them so  far. ��� ��� - ��� .-*���'������  The Wall Street Journal is, responsible for the weird story that  there is a man in Wall* Street, who,  for 30 years, has invested or. speculated in mining stocks on a system,  and has not yet cashed a bet.' He  bought only the cheapest stock,  paying in   no   case   more   than 15c.  Still Predicts a Rise in Copper  The world cannot be supplied  with copper through the work of  men who go out into the hills and  dig ore as individual farmers provide the world with food. It takes  a lot of money, a considerable portion of which must be subscribed  by speculators who are willing1 to  take a risk, to develop and equip a  big successful Coppermine. Before  corporations began doing this work  on a large scale, with machinery,  technical knowledge and system to  aid them, the public paid 40 to 55c.  a pound for its copper.  It is wholly within the range of  possibility that copper may again  sell at 30 cents a pound. If it sold  .at that price for one year, producing companies in general would  earn from 25 to 75 per cent on  the present selling price of their outstanding capital, stocks. Something  approaching this condition is practically sure to come, due to the, fact  that new   mines   are   not being fin  "H-b !m g  B. C. COPPER  BRANCHING OUT  Extensive Exploratory Work on  New Properties���Strenthenin j.  its Mining Position.  ojms  s'X"  Number 2  per share, expecting, of course, that;  most of them would prove worthless,ijj,ced and developed   as rapidly as  but   hoping  that  some   few   might? &eir product wiH  be needed, ancHt  undoubtedly will cause a ^peculation in copper stocks that will go to  wild and unreasonable extremes be-  appreciate in value, and make the  speculation, as a whole, a winning-  one. The net result of-his operations is. that, in the period of 30  years, he has.accumulated- 1,298,-  404 shares of 155 different varieties  of mining stocks, that the stocks  stand him in $125,000, that none of  them ever paid a dividend, and that  there is now a bid price for only four!  of the 155 varieties. His holdings  of these four he could sell for approximately $250.  fore it terminates.-  The world is using more and more  I copper from year to year. Present  sources of supply are hardly adequate to meet the demand, notwithstanding seven or eight of the present  big producers  began   putting  The' British Columbia Copper  company's production has fallen off  somewhat recently, due to the lower average grade of the ore now be-  mined; but notwithstanding this and  the decline in. the price of copper,  the company is still able to show  a small operating profit from month  to month.  During the past year the management has examined a large number  of outside mining properties and  bonded several with a view to  strengthening-its position. Extensive �� diamond drilling and underground exploratory work have been  done on the Princess group of  claims in the Copper Mountain district, near /Princeton, B.C., with  most, satisfactory results. More  than 1,500,000 tons of ore have been  developed so far of an.appreciably  higher grade than that now being  treated by the company. Plans are  being made to concentrate this ore  and ship the concentrates to the  Greenwood smelter.  The management has been experimenting with the oil flotation system of concentration and results so  -showed a production of 11,146,811  pounds of copper, 142,025 ounces  of silver and $517,253 in gold. The'  net earnings amounted to $425,985,  and $177,513 was disbursed as  dividends.' During the year the  company paid on account of new  properties, and expended oh their  exploration and development, the  sum of $229,489.  General Manager O. Lachmund,  accompanied by Frederic Keffer,  consulting engineer, and H. Johns,  ofthe B.C. Copper company, last  week visited the L. H. mine near  New Denver, and held a consultation with the owners in reference to  an extension of time on the bond.  An extension of six months was  granted and development is to be  continued.  According to the News Miner,  Republic,- the B.C. Copper company  are conducting negotiations for the  purchase ofthe Mountain Lion mine  and mill. J. Lome McDougall of  Ottawa, representing the McLaren  estate, the principle owners ofthe  property, was in Republic, Wash.,  a few days ago, in connection with  the deal.  Boundary League Football  The following is the schedule of  games for the trophy presented by  J. R. Jackson, M.P. P., and emblematical of the Boundary football  championship.      The initial game of  output of the Granby mines and  smelter for the week ending July 20,  and B. C(. Copper smelter treatment  for the week ending July 20th, arid  year to date:  Granby 22,396    718,101  SMELTER TONNAGES  Granby 21,530  B. C. Copper Co.. . 10,869  their product on the  market within  far J��� *?" Very T^ft     * K I th* s^es  took  Place   on Thursday  as many past years.    There are less Prff,e ��at  a mill will be^estab-^^ , of Phoen-.*  than half a dozen mines now under hshed at Boundary falls, at the ter-l  It is reported that   the   ledge has 1 development in the world  that, pro 'mmus of tJie Lone Star and Wash-.  oounoary Ore Tonnages'   <  11 "ullsu "�����"���   we   rcugc ui�� i development in tne woria tnat pro-i .       ���-   ��� u^,  Following are the  returns of the ^ d!scoveced on  the Wonderful,;mise to   become large producers at V��Bton, tramway, and. thus arrange  ..*_....  ^c  Vu_   r~. i...   _;    .__ j   about half a mile from  Sandon. *nrf' '���:    ;:_-   :_    -u_    r..��....       /- l for a  continuous  output from those 1   ,  and Mother Lode, on the ground of.  the latter, and resulted in\a draw.  about half a mile from  Sandon, andj| anytime   in    the   future  that work is being done in the hopes  of locating tha-big ore body believed  to   exist   on   the    property.      The  reason for the   theory  that  a  large  ore body exists on the claim   lies in  the   fact    that   large    quantities   of  Qonse_lfor a continuous output from those!  e score being 1-1:  Greenwood; at Phoenix-  .July 30  quently the present lack of demand| m?nes-    ��nly  about   7 P��r '��*��* of\ Mother Lod    & Qreenw'd. .Aug    6  for copper-mining securities cannot  fail to lead on to an ultimate shortage ot production and abnormally  high prices for the metal.���Excerpt  from   G. L.   Walker's Weekly  cop-  ily'l^~le-aieaH ^oat ^ere found there severaJl per letter in the Boston Commercial,  367,977  the. Lone Star and' Washington  property has been "explored and  something like 300,000 tons of ore  developed, which" is chalcopyrite,  disseminated in a talcose schist and  said to average better  than two per  Greenw'd, at Mother Lode. . Aug 9.  Mother Lode> at" Phoenix.:. Aug ��� 13  Phoenix, at Greenwood . . .'.Aug 20  The above matches are not to be  confused with those for the cup presented by-Oscar Lachmund, general  A $30,000 school is to be built at  Athabasca Landings. <  cent copper. /manager of the  B.C.   Copper com-.  The company's recently issued an- j pany,   which   trophy  is   for cotnpe-  nual      report,' , covering     thirteen j lition  between   that company's em-  The  Big-Store  1 years ago.     This led to '/sluicing''on I  a considerable scale, the'result, being/ Florence Blundell Shot  a handsome reward for the workers, '     The  absolute    necessity   for , the  ore in large quantities and   of good/new clause   in the   Provincial Game/ months> ending December 31, 1912, \ployees  grade being found embedded in   the/ Act, anen't   the practice   of allowing  clay and loose gravel that blanketed  children    to   carry     firearms,    was  the country rock.     Shipments   were  aptly   illustrated    on    Thursday   at  maintained for a considerable period   Christina lake, when   little Florence  and the resumption of operations by j Blundell, youngest daughter of Mr,  Special:  The Famous Mar  Cross Safety Razor  Complete for 35 c.  Guaranteed by the Big House of Mark  Cross to be the equal of and $5.00  SAFETY RAZOR 6n the market.  This offering- is purely an introductory one, and expires the end of this  month.  some Sandon miners about ten years  ago brought still more ore to light,  all of which was marketed. On  account of the sluicing operations, a  large gash, fifty to one hundred feet  wide and nearly a thousand feet  long,. was made in the mountain.  The property bore the unique distinction of being the only silver-lead  placer mine in the world.  Labor Day Committees Elected  (The  second   meeting,   called   for  the purpose  of  discussing  the promotion in   Phoenix  of a  Labor Day  celebration, was  held  on Thursday  in   the   lodgeroom    of   the    Union  building.    Contrary   to the general  impression, a  much wore sympathetic     feeling     exists   towards   the  scheme than  was generally supposed, and all  those present on Thursday pledged  themselves   to support  in every  possible   way the object in  view.   Angus McPherson was elected to   the   chair pro tern,  and later  in the evening he  agreed  to accept  the post of president  of the celebration   committee.     D.   A.   Vigneaux  and Jas. Marshall were  also eleeted  secretary and treasurer respectively.  On the   motion   of D.   Patterson,  seconded   by   D.   A.   Vigneaux,    a  committee  of three for the purpose  of canvassing the town, and  in fact  all sources  of prospective  revenue,  was  elected; the  said committee to  report  at a  later date  the result of  their mission.      The following composed the committee:  Jos. Strutzel,  Geo. Ellis and Jas. Walsh.  and Mrs. R. Blundell, of this city,  received a .22 calibre bullet in the  head, from a rifle carried by a little  boy. The child, who was camping  by the lake in company with her  sister and brother, Ida and Edward,  was put picking berries, and it is  stated was walking behind a boy  carrying a rifle on his shoulder,  when by some means the weapon  exploded, the projectile striking the  little girl over the left eye. She  was hurried as quickly as possible  to the Grand Forks hospital, and  according to a telephonic communication from her brother Arthur on  Friday, was resting easy and is fully  conscious. Much sympathy is expressed in town for the little sufferer  and her parents.  DISTINCTIVE  are the feature of  St. John's Church Picnic  The annual picnic of. the Sunday  school children and Woman's Auxiliary of St. John's church, took place  on  Saturday last,   three   miles  this  side of   the   Number   Seven   mine.  The cavalcade started for the   scene  about   ten   o'clock,   and in    a   very  short    time   after   the   arrival  the  children were partaking of an appetizing "spread"  of the good things  provided.    The   campers  were favored  with  gloriously  fine  weather,  rather a   little too   fine   if anything,  but nevertheless  all seemed  to pass  a most enjoyable   day.     The   return  trip was commenced about 4.30 p.m.  and in   spite   of an  execrable  road,  which in  some places  is  as narrow  as   the   road   to   Heaven,   all   were  It was  mentioned at   the   meeting that the  work of fixing up the new recreation j ^"J safe| ;n tQWn ;��� d time  ground   was  proceeding apace, and i J  on Sunday   a   large   number   of the | *or supper,  boys had signified  their intention of   ~ ~*~  invading the ground with the on- \ About 3,500 men are now work-  ject of boosting the enterpise along | ing on the building of the Kettre  towards completion. j Valley railway.  As they are also the  demand of good dressers, we dan supply your  Summer needs.  We are showing all  the new lapel and front  effects in the Latest  Shades    and     Fabrics.  BROWNS,  GREYS,  FAWNS,  MIXTURES,  TWO-TONES  neat,   quiet  popular   at  in all the  weaves so  present.  We offer no selection  ���only one grade of tailoring, that's the best. V*  ME   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  j<  tf'Jf.r'; -  '  'iV.i.-.'..  ,.  * S  -��,-",'����� -. --  *.*>j' *  /  Mii'V --.'\  ji ���  ^ii>' 'j J,.-  *r '*}���  La*-^ s t ?  |^*,ffi v ^ -  \  IF  I-  fete:  m- '  pi'  S-i^)}^),  i��^&:.:8'77'7;  ft*te@V.".V:';'v;  ���  w.'jjS'i-;. '���.... ..��� .'������  S%.J/?;777;-'''  li^^j^i'^r ������;.' '.'���"  sSwr^:^'-1, ���������'..'<!. +���-.���������   ���  mm^'"-'-v'::'  wM&'^y''- ��� '������'���'  fe|fe'M*7;'';;''">:  te|;f"v77^  .^'r*'??:':-f: *'���-'''  i-1^';4''-"'.r:''r ''���'.��� '��� ,l:  ��f$l|77v7:.  - ���$$���&&���:'������::'���:'���''<���.  '    M0i{$:/��'':���''���  - l|S:i^7'  * ��7��;7f:7'- ������'���':--  m^W^--:''  isi^s^."^',  |^^:��?':'fV;'::v;;-  * K^?��^:^;:---������ < v'-v  ^Sl'ft���,i'ii���1T���'V.���-'���' ���   ���  .     SW&-'*:::-  .. 'M0^:yy^  King Edward Lodge  No. 36, A.F. and A.M.  Regular communication at 8  -p.m.   Second Thursday of  each month.  .Emergent meetings as called; Masonic  Hall, McHale Block  Jas. E. Carter,  Seoy.  Palmer J. Cook,  W.M.  I. O. O. F.  Snowshoe Lodse  No. 46  Meets ovory Monday Evening at  Miners' Hall'. Visiting brethren cordially invited.  ,��� Walter Boss, Noble Grand.  Dan'Paterson, Fin. Secy.  Sam MtsLeod, Bee. Secy.  Concentrates  i.ii  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  Meota in   tlio  Miners'   Union   Lodge  Hall First nnd Third Wednesdays.  Mm. Amy Cook, Noblo Grand.  > Mm, Kffle Marshall, Secretary.  j m. i.u-r ii ,Ji..iii ii..iii.i>jip��iaB-BBB��i����gg  FRATERNAL ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 1S8  Meets in Union Hall, Friday Evenings.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  Qwtman Work, W: P.  Jambs Whir, W. Secy.  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28  Phoenix,  B.O.  Meets Tuesday Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially wel  corned.  J. E. Carter, K. of B. S.  Gordon Thompson. C. C.   '  The pointed bullet will'be used at  all provincial rifle matches and the  Dominion Rifle Association this  year.  Miles city, Montana, was recently  the scene of a severe hailstorm.  Some of the stones which fell had a  diameter of nine inches.  Several professors are now en-  route for Willow Biutpb, in Sask.,  for the purpose of examining the  prehistoric skeleton of a man that  was unearthed a few weeks ago by  H-farmer.      '     -..    -.  John H. Taber, of Calgary, has  deposited a $500 cheque with the  city council of Medicine Hat, as  evidence of good faitjj. that he will  build a $25,000 candy factory, employing 25 hands.  A cheque for $75,000 deposited  by the Halifax Dredging company,  in connection with the contract for  building the Prince Edward Island  terminal for the I.C. R. car ferry,  has been forfeited to the government for failure to carry on the  work.  Major Cockhurn, a Canadian  officer, who distinguished himself in  the South African war, was recently  accidentally killed on his ranch near  Maple creek. He was the son of  a late principal of Upper Canada  college and was a wearer of the  Victoria cross.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  ���Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Moots in Pythian .Hall, Lower. Town  First and Third Thursdays.  Elizabeth Pope     > Mrs. MaixMoKenzio  M.E.C.  EK  M.R.C.  RECO STEAM LAUNDRT  . The machinery in. our Laundry has  recently been .completely over-hauled;  and we are' now'in a position to give  ���' our patrons the utmost satisfaction in  all kinds oft laundry work at' the most  liberal i'at��s.   *   ' ' / * * >:-'"      ,    ,  We wash Everything:  but  the  Baby.   ,  A' Trial Solicited.  Phone 50.  Dominion Ave.  ^r*e>e-*\  Smiling  greet the coming- of a case of  PHGENIX BEER  "';'-;:;:'::;/':,WHY?;v;  Because the Beer is so good  ���/and,/wholesome it brings the  smile.  ���:>-:;7.'-7.'������:;'phone '23 ���"������  PHOENIX BREWING CO,,  6   .LIMITED   . .      ' .'    '  ,'.-      ��������������� .          . ...   ���'; ������    . ���:.'.���/  _--_���  ������-���      \  First-class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $5.50 per cord  Fine Wood,  $5.00 per cord.  Fir and Tamarac, uou ble cut,  fper cord, $7.00.  Two little boys, Tom and Will  Carson, were lone travellers on the  C.P.R. liner, "Lake." Manitoba"  which arrived in Montreal .a short  time ago from Liverpool. The'boys,  who were aged respectively seven  and nine years, were on the way to  join their father, who had taken up  land in the west.  Reports received at Meadow lake,  Sask., state that a party of four  government land surveyors working  35 miles from- Battleford,.were held  at bay for three days by a pack of  timber wolves, while- later two of  the party were drowned, while crossing a/muskeg. They had>" fired all  their ammunitipn away and were  subsequently relieved by a band of  half-breeds.  While     conducting exploratory  worjc recently io  the  ancient cemetery of Tarkan, Professor  Flinders,  head of the British School  of Archaeology in Egypt,   came across the  evidence of a   tragedy that  had occurred 7000 years ago.      In a tomb  from    which    considerable    jewelry  had been recovered they came across  the skeleton of a.man, who it is surmised   had   broken,' into   the  vault  and while  engaged  in. the   task of  stripping the body: he   was   buried  by an unexpected fall of rock.  ' The chief of policeTof Louisville,  Kentucky,' has issued ' instructions  for the arrest of wearers of the slit  skirts that are minus'the protecting  under garments. The order is the  result of women1- appearing ron the  streets in dresses which- th'e, lstws of  decency forbid. "F look- upon this  as a disorderly act, savs the chief,  "and as long as an undergarment  is worn beneath the slit in-the sk'irt,  it will be all right, But where -. a  flagrant exposure is made, it is the  duty of the police to-make arrests.  Women who have the nerve to  appear on the streets-in slit dresses  will not mind such' a lit,tie thing as a  police court trial." '  White Slave Traffic in Canada  ^ The following communication has  been addressed to> the press of  Canada, and undoubtedly deserves  the serious attention of every man  and woman in the country. The  communication is signed by J. G.  Shearer, chairman; T. A. Moore,  secretary; J. F. Wildman, treasurer:  It is only under a painful sense  of duty that we' address you and  invite your help in the strenuous  war being waged against the atrocious traffic in girls, popularly known  as the. White Slave  Traffic.    -  The existence  in   Canada,   as   in  other  countries,   of  this  diabolical  business is evidenced by court   proceedings, by the experience of rescue  workers, by the  signing of   "The  Treaty for the Suppression  of the  White    Slave    Traffiic"   by   nearly  sixty   governments   (Canada   being  one),   and   by the action of the British Parliament, the American Congress  and     many    other    national  legislatures,   in   enacting   stringent  laws   for   its . suppression.        The  opinion    of    our'own   Domininion  Government,    as    to   the   need   in  Canada, is shown by the introduction  of the   Bill to   amend  the  Criminal  Code   now  before   Parliament,   imposing the severest penalties' for the  procuring, or enslaving, or exploiting of girls, and for the arrest without warrant,   on   reasonable  suspicion,,   of   those  engaging  in    the  traffic.  Hoi}. S. W. Finch, special com.  missoner appointed by the Government of the United States, referring to that country, states:  "It is estimated that not less than  25,000 young women and girls are  annually procured for this traffic,  and no less than 50,000 men and  women are engaged in procuring  and living on the earnings of these  women and girls; and the number  of women and girls engaged in  prostitution in this country at the  present time is  not  less  than   25,-  ity, thus bringing the work in a  practical way before the, people  throughout the country.  (c) Legislation���By obtaining amendments to Canada's criminal code  for the mote adequate punishment  of those engaged in the traffic.  (d) .Investigation���By careful and  wise methods, having the triple purpose in view of preventing the snaring ol girls, reclaiming those who  have been led astray, and punishing  the parties guilty of procuring.  We also contemplate the issuing  of literature printed in several Ian  guages and warning leaflets will be  distributed to all women immigrants  arriving in Canada. To inaugurate  the work 'the committee make an  earnest appeal for subscriptions.  The sum of $10,000 is required by  January 1st, 1914.  000.  QEATH HOVERS ABOUT  A HE'JIETED GOLD  WiOD  DELIVERED  NOTICE.  ON  SHORT  'Phone B32  Statistics tellofthe awful ravages  of colds in tlie; Fall Season!.-.  Trifling at the outset. seriouB in a  few days, fatal in the end. ,.  Carelessness in dealing with:  colds is a criminal dallying with  death. Fight the cold at its  inception and it is vanquished.   '  Tarisa great healing agent, one  of the oldest, surest, safest known.  Cod Liver Oil has worldwide Use  for all weakening and .wasting  diseases;    ���  Mathieu.'s Syrup of Tar and  Cod Liver Oil is the most scientific  combination of these two remedies  and is the greatest cold preventing  and cold curing- remedy ever  known. Its benefits are instantaneous, its results are<marvellous.  Large bottle costs only 35 cents.  Sold everywhere.  When headache and fever are present with  jl cold take Mrithieu'n Nervine Powder* to  reduce the fever nnd allay the pain.. Hoth  preparations are sola by dealers everywhere.  I. L. Mathleu Co.. Props.,Sherbrooke, Que. (A)  It is reported that in Great Britain more than 200 procurers and  procuresses fled from that country  within forty-eight hours of the  coming into force of -the recently  enacted White Slave Act of the  Imperial   Parliament. There    is  every reason to believe that the  traffic is as extensive in Canada as  other lands. ���  After due investigation and careful consideration by social workers  in Canada. "The National Committee for the Suppression of the  White Slave Traffic" was organized.  The wide-spread interest in the  work of this committee is apparent  from the list of bodies which have  federated therein.  The consent of their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of  Connaught, to become patron and  patroness,' and of eminent citizens  to act as honorary vice-presidents,  indicates the earnest desire of leading Canadians to assist in destroying this inhuman traffic.  The plans of the committee are  to work along the line of:���  (a) Education���By literature, lecture and conference, using the press,  platform and pulpits, the home, the  school aud every means by which  the people may become informed  and this awful vice stamped out.  (b) Organization���By organizing  committees in every province and,  as far as possible, in every pommun-  What Was H?  Hartwell   Conder,   State   Mining  engineer for the Tasmanian government, writes to  his   government of  a strange adventure that   befell two  members of his staff. The engineers  in question  were walking along the  shore on the northern coast of Tasmanian,'when  at a  distance of half  a   mile they   noticed   a  dark object  among the  sand  dunes  which surprised   them   by  showing signs   of  movement. According to their story  they   advanced   to  within   fifty   or  sixty  yards of it, and   when within  forty yards distant, the object   rose  suddenly  and  rushed   into the sea.  After getting out about thirty yards  it stopped and turned  round, showing  only  the   head   for about   five  seconds and disappeared.  The characteristics are summarized as follows: It was 15ft long.  It had a very small head, about the  size of a collie dog, with - a thick  arched neck, passing gradually into  the barrell of the body. It possessed no definite tail or fins. The skin  was furred, and of a dark chesnut  color. It was a quadruped and  travelled by bounding���i.e., .by  arching its back and ��� gathering up  its body, so that the footprints of  the forefeet were level with those  of the hind feet. It's footprints  showed a circular impression with  a diameter (measured) of 9in., and  the marks of four claws about 7in.  long, extending outwards from the  impressions and away from the  body.  I  Cream  Baking powder  Purv,   Hamlthful,   D&pomfabim  Its active principle solely  grape acid and baking  soda. It makes the food  more delicious and wholesome.    '������������..'������'  The   low  priced,  low grade  powders put alum or lime  phosphates in the food.  Ask Your Doctor About That  For   humane work,   and   acts   of  great  heroism,   the   Dominion  department of Indian affairs intend to  grant a substantial  reward to Chief  Weeman Oseekis and Sam Batiste,  two Indians  of the  Babine reserve,  British Columbia.  Weeman Oseekis  last winter   cared   for   a white man  who  had strayed  from   his   friends  and afterwards became insane.   The  other Indian  supplied provisions to  two prospectors, Frank'Rahmorand  W. H.   Wrigley, who were wintering on the  Indian hunting grounds.  The white   men   had   unfortunately  ran out of provisions and were taken  into camp by Batiste who, with his  family went without food for several  days as a result of their hospitality  to the strangers.  An influential movement has begun among Unionist members of  parliament for the abolition of the  system of salaries for representatives, a practice instituted by the  present Asquith government. It  was decided to call, upon the Conservative party leaders to declare  against any remuneration for services.  Shoes that Fit!  We make a specialty of Miners'  ,    Shoes; good fit, nice shape, and  _   nothing but the best of stock used  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  NICK PALORCIA,  Knob Hill Ave.        Phoonlx, B.O.  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.  7I-  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.      Phone A65  James G. McKeown  Use the medium that is watched for every  week by the people of your community.  Spend the money with the paper that is  read with interest. It reaches the people and  you know that you're getting into the homes of  the people you want to reach.  m ���'������������������;'  Quality has not yet become popular, but  the day is not far distant when this will be one  ofthe main features of Newspaper Advertising.  In the meantime business men, who have faith  in quality, are'reaping huge returns.  m    "; -  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.  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.  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.  .ffl      '���  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 PHOENIX PIONEER  $2:00 per year, in Advance: $2.50 per year, United States )���' '  ������-&������  .(*.:  THJE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  ��i>  *  TO KEEP YOUTH  and beauty���to prevent wrinkle's and "crow's  feet" and deep black circles under the eyes���  nothing is as good as  Dr.  i Pierce's  FAVORITE PRESCRIPTION,  Give 3t a fair trial for banishing those distressing pains or  drains on one's vitality. This prescription of Dr. Tierce's regulates all the  womanly functions. It eradicates and destroys "Female Complaints" and  weaknesses that make women miserable and old before their time. Every girl  veeds it before womanhood.' Every mother needs it. It is an invigorating tonic  for tho female system. All medicine dealers have sold it with satisfaction, to  customers for the past 40 years. It is n rw obtainable in liquid or tablet form'  at drug stores���or send 50 onercent stamps for trial box; to R. V. Pierce, Buffalo;'  ��R. PIERCE'S PUE AS AWT PELLETS'  regulate and invigorate stomach, liverand bowels.  Sugar coated, tiny granules, easy Co lake as candy.  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  at Phoenix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States.  G. Kay, Publisher.  OOMPLETELY REFURNISHED AND  REFITTED  Wc'beg- to announce the-reopening of the Queen's Hotel.    This  popular hotel has been  completely''refitted throughout; ��� ���  everything-new and up-to-date.    Large lofty rooms,  heated with hot water.   Perfect fire appliances.  Night and Day Service  Patrons of this hotel will  find  in sit all the comforts of home.  Perfect satisfaction is assured all our gues'ts.     It is  7 the most centrally located hotel in town.  Bar Stocked with Best Wines, Liquors, Cigars  HARTMAN & WELSH, Props  FIRST STREET AND KNOB HILL AVENUE  ADVKRTISING SCALE  Application for Llquoi-Licence (30dayH) ..$#.00  Certificate of Improvoiiiont notice (IIOdayB. ?7.6t)  Application to Pm-chaso Land' notices (00 dny^)  ���;-,.  v.'.������;.."........;.............:.>,...:......?7.6f)  Delinquent Co-owner notices (IX) days).... .f lO.rt)  Small Water Notices (30 days)..-.........: ��7,O0  All other legal advertlnin/j,12 cents a line,  single1 column, tor the first insertion; and 8  cents'a line for each subsequent InKortibn, nonpareil measurement.  Satukday, July 26, 1913  ur  Should come from healthy and vigorous Stock,  handled in a CLEANLY AND SANITARY  manner Separated Cream insures purity and  quality. The Dairy produces both.  THE  DAIRY      J. W. Hannam, Prop.  Come in and See  You will never know how good a Spring1 Suit  vou can  get at this store until you come in and see our  Proper Clothes for Men  Style and,Quality the Best  Prices to Suit every Pocket book  If you  need Shirts,  Neckwear, Hosiery, Underwear, etc.,  you are sure to find here just what you are looking for.  1  ThOS    BrOWn       Men's Wear Exclusively  iu  Cleanliness our Watchword  The product of the local dairies is good, but ours is the best.  Cleanliness is our watchword, and no germ can pass our sentries.  Our poultry .department has increased its supply of eggs. Let us  accommodate you. PHONE  F 32  The Phoenix Dairy w-*��� MeS%*,%,"'  The Central Hotel  NEAREST HOTEL TO FAMOUS GRANBY MINES  FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION FOR  MINERS  Bar Stocked with the Finest Line of Wines, Liquors, Cigars  A/6. Johnson    -    -    -    Proprietor  ICE CREAM PARLOR  We have arranged for a continuous supply throughout the summer of the FAMOUS CURLEW  ICE CREAM. Special rates to parties. Cooling  soft drinks of varied flavor.  The Delicacy ofthe Summer Season���  FAMOUS CURLEW ICE CREAM-TRY ONE  Antonio Cervo     knob hill avenue  ��� The old - Liberal contention that  "Canada owes nothing- to the  motherland," had to do originally  with the naval defence question pure  and simple. But it has recently  been made to embrace every conceivable point upon which the plain  duty of Canada is acknowledged by  all right-thinking-men to rest.  Canadian   financiers   are   coming  back  from   London   with   the news  that the Liberal action in killing the  /naval aid bill has greatly injured the  position  of Canada from  a borrpw'-  ing standpoint.    Great  Britain has  for  years   provided    Canada   with!  capital for great works  of development.     And   Great   Britain Has riot  only provided this capital, but pro-  .vided. it  on more   generous  terms  than she has  accorded to any other  borrower.    Sentiment   has   led   the  British   people to supply their own  fellow subjects over-sea with money  at least  one per  cent  cheaper than  foreign   countries,   and   Sir   Edgar  Speyer calculated   recently   that the  annual    interest     savings    to   the  dominions . and   dependencies  is  at  least $50,000,000, a very handsome  preference.      In other words for the  same    payments    of  interest   these  countries   have   been   able  to  raise  $1,250,000,000 additional capital.  Moreover, to the detriment, be it  said, of consols, Great Britain has  added to her list of Trustee stocks  about $3,250,000,000 of colonial  and Indian stocks and thus enabled  the dominion, provincial and state  governments of the Empire to raise  $630,000 annually from 1887 to  1902 and from 1902 to 1907 gave  $1,000,000 a year when a local fleet  was established on a big basis, including a battleship.  New Zealand gave $100,000 from  .1887 to 1902 and from 1902 to 1907  $200,000 a year when the contribution was raised to $500,000 annually,  in addition to the gift of a dreadnought-battleship. '  7 Natal from 1897 to 1902 gave  towards the Imperial navy the sum  of $60,000 annually, and hince 1902  has given $175,000 annually.  Cape Colony from 1897 to 1902  supported the Imperial navy with  an annual gift of $150,000, and  since 1902 have contributed yearly  the sum of $200,000.  The colony of Newfoundland has  given $15,000 a year for the past  eleven years towards the maintenance of a branch of the Royal Naval  Reserve.  The Malay States have contributed a big battleship.  Canada, which claims to be the  most importarit-of all the over-seas  dominions, has never yet subscribed  anything.  The hjgh cost of living has ceased  to trend upwards. On the other  hand it shows no signs of sagging  downwards.        .  The upward tendency which has  been apparent since June, 1911,  apparently reached its ciimax six  months ago. During the six months  the new high point reached in the  latter part of 1912 has simply been  maintained. At the ^department of  labor, the index finger employed to  indicate the fluctuations of the cost  of living has remained between 130  and 137. This means th^t people  pay 37 per cent more for living now  than they did ten years ago.  SOWING HIS WILD OATS  Leaping a harvest of sorrow  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 Jaws, "wine, women  and song"���all have their  victim's.    Ylou 'have re-  formed-but what about the  eeed you have sown���what  about the harvest?   Don't  trust to luck.   If you are  at present within the  clutches of any secret habit  ���which is sapping your life  by degrees; if you are suf-  iering from the results of  past indiscretions; if your  blood has been tainted from  any private disease and you  dare not marry; if you are*married and live in dread of, symptoms breaking  i out and exposing your jpast;. if you are suffering as the result of a misspent  Hfe-DRS. K. A K: ARE YOUR REFUGE.   I/ay your case before  them confidentially and,they will tell you honestly if you are curable.  YOU CAN PAY WHEN CURED  ' W�� Traat and Cure VARICOSE VEINS. NERVOUS DEBILITY,  BLOOD and URINARY COMPLAINTS, KIDNEY and BLADDER Di*  eases and all Diacaaen Peculiar to Men.  CONSULTATION FREE.  Books Fro. oa Diaaaaas of Mas.  If aaabla to call write  for* Question Blank for   HOME!   TREATMENT.  Drs KENNEDY* KENNEDY  Cor. Michigan Ave. and GrUwold St., Detroit. Mich.  filJ^^NOTlCE All letters from Canada must be addressed to onr  J^^" ������������������������� 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 offices which are  used for correspondence and Laboratory for Canadian busineaa only.  Address all letters as follows:  DRS. KENNEDY & KENNEDY, Windsor, Oat.  Write for our private address.  7  Hotel Brooklyn  ���"-���/-..-The Only First-Class and Up-To-Date  Hotel in Phoenii. New from cellar  to roof. Best Sample Rooms in the  Boundary, Opposite Great Northern  Depot.      v   v    , Modern Bathrooms.  An     order-in-council     has     been  passed providing that within the 40-  mile railroad belt  in  B.C., the minister of the interior may grant lands  in areas not exceeding a  legal subdivision   of 40   acres, more   or less,  ���or for' such   other   areas   less   than  160 acres.    The   minister, may,   in  the   case   of  lands   deemed   to    be  specially  valuable,  dispose  of them  in such   areas   and   on   such   terms  and  conditions as  to  price and set  money on  far more favorable terms! dement duties as he may see fit.   .He  than   would    otherwise   have   been   mar al����''.disP��?e  of them -at'public  possible.     When questions are rais-  auction in   s"ch   areas  and   at such  ed   as  to   the   return   which   Great  STEAM HEATED.  James Marshall, Prop.  ELECTRIC LIGHTED  Phoenix, B.C.  Britain gives to the trade preferences of the dominions, the enormous advantages the latter gain by  the preferential treatment of their  issues, both by the people and the  government of Great Britain, should  not be forgotten. If some great  convulsion checks the flow of capital from Great Britain no other  lender will be found from whom  such favorable terms can be obtained.  ���. ��.   Commenting on the trouble at the  Rand mines,   the  Montreal Witness  says that '-'it seems to  have been a  contest between a despotic government and   an  anarchistic medley of  miners,   equally   despotic   in   their  ways.     It was an undemocratic act  and   against   British   principles   for  the    government   to   prevent   free  speech  on  a  pnblic  square and to  ride down a  crowd that was letting  off its feelings in that way.      It was  an    anti-democratic    act     for    the  strike organization   to  suppress the  newspapers.     Both parties were too  ready with their hands and weapons.  But,   behind   all,    the    government  would   seem   to  be   at  fault in permitting    murderous   conditions    to  exist at the mines, whose operatives  are, or   have  been in   revolt.     It is  said   of  the    whole    white   mining  population   of  ten or   twelve thousand, more than a third are attacked  each year with lung disease caused  by rock dust and  explosive emanations, and  that   all   lives   are early  doomed.    A  business carried  on at  such a cost of life is wholesale murder   and   should   be   suppressed  by  government till these conditions are  changed.     The legislature that permits it to go on deserves to have its  very existence  imperilled   by a dangerous   population;    for   only   the  most reckless sort  of people would  for    any   wage   accept   such   conditions.  upset prices and   such further terms)  and conditions as he may see fit.  A certain E. Marchant of Vancouver, rushed into print lately over  the fact, that his grandfather had  the honor of making a pair of pants  for King Louis Phillippe of France.  But what is that to our record. Did  not our maternal ancestor construct  a very serviceable piece of semi-  ready clothing "out of fig leaves for  the old man, aeons before Louis  Phillipe and his tailors were even  thought of.  d.-'l. Mcelroy  SOLE AGENTS FOR PRINCETON COAL  Dealer in Lumber, Shingles, Lath  and Cedar Poles. Stull Lag-g-an.  First-Class Fir & Tamarac Wood.  MOVING MACHINERY OUR SPECIALTY  If Tired of Wood, try Princeton Coal  Poor dear Lady Sackville is unwell. The strain of sustaining her  claim to a cool five millions has been  too much for her aristocratic constitution, but there are a few of us  left in the plebian ranks that would  not object to an illness caused by  the same strenuous exercise, providing, of course, that the reward  was as ample as milady's.  A woman who had been deserted  by her husband for years, was rewarded damages by the high court  at Edinburgh, for the loss of  her husband who had been killed in  a mining accident.  BOOKS AND STATIONERY  ���MMHraHBaaBVHraHBHH  Fancy Goods, Dolls and Toys, Kodak Films and  Supplies, Musical Instruments and Supplies, Newspapers, Magazines and Periodicals���School Sundries.  Wallpaper and Decorative Pictures  Cigars, Tobacco and Smokers' Sundries  Endless Variety of Goods Suitable for Presents.  AL. ALMSTROM  All the Latest Newspapers, Magazines  Hon. John-V. Ellis, of St. John,  who died recently, was the only  Liberal senator to vote with the  government  on the Naval Aid  Bill.  The white residents of British  East African haye presented an airship to the British government.  BUTTER SPECIALS  Hazelwood   Creamery  finest   on   the market,  Australia contributed the  suiirofl  We are now Handling the Celebrated  ���Butter. This"butter is conceded to be the  always fresh and sweet.  Hazelwood Creamery Butter, 40c. per lb.  Eastern Townships Butter, "Empress Brand,"35c. per lb.;  3 lbs. Tor SI.OO.  Mild Flavored Ontario Cheese, 25c. per lb.  Cold Cooked Ham, just the thing: -For a Cold Lunch this  warm weather, 40c. per lb.  P. BURNS & CO., LTD.  Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merchants  PHOENIX, B. C.        PHONE 2   Insurance Agent  FIDELITY   BONDS,   PLATE   CLASS,  COMMISSIONER   TOR   TAKING  FIRE, LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  PK3ENIX, B"C.  -HI TH��   PiONEEtl,    PHOENIX,   BBITISH   COLUMBIA.  i  '  W'-i  Hiiv^ '  " - ���  ���$&#   7..*-  '$*<���'? ���;.   v.-  11 -4* *    n y��    '  The Phoenix Club  N. J. Deichert, Prop.  PIPES, CIGARS, TOBACCOS, CIGARETTES  LARGE AND VARIED ASSORTMENT OF CHOCOLATES, ETC.  Fresh Hazelwood Ice Cream  CAN BE PURCHASED BY THE "GALLON OR OTHERWISE  All Kinds of Soft Drinks Compounded on Shortest Notice.  Local and General  ENGLISH BILLIARDS,   POOL,   BOWLING ALLEYS  Mineral Act.  Form 1<\  CEKTJKJCATK OF IMPUOVKMENTS.  NOTICE.  '   "JooJoo" Mineral Cluirn,situate irr tho Grand  Forks Mlnliiff Pi vision of Yule district.  Whoro located:���Wellington Camp.  TAKK NOTICK, that I. DomUd J. MiUheson.  iiKunt for- .Ion. J. Hru-HOlt. Froe Minor's Cor-  tiflcaro No. I11.7UTB, intend Hlxly clays from Lire  rlnto linreof, to apply to tlio Mining Recorder  /or a Certificate of Improvements for the  purpose of obtniniriff a Crown Grant of .the  aborr claim.  And further take notice* that action,  under  Bectiorr :I7, must bo coiuiuouci'd before Hie issue  of Mich Certificate of tiupioviinanta.  Dated this 30th day of June. A'.D. 1013.  D. J. MATHESON,' Agent.  CANADIAN  SUMMER  EXCURSIONS  Mineral Act.  Form F.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  "Florence No. 2" Fractional Mineral  Claim,  wituiite in Greenwood Mining-Division of Yale  , district.  Where loeuted:���Wellington Camp.  ' TAKE NOTICE that I, Donald J. Mathobon.  agent for Jos. J. JBas,sett, Freo Miner's Certificate No. 01,767 J}.,'intend (�� days from the date  hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining- a Crown Grantof the above claim.  And further take notieo that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before tho ih-  Miance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 201 h day of Junri, A.D. 1913.'  ��� D. J. MATHESON, Agent.  Mineral Act  SYLVESTER' K FRACTIONAL  ���    .MINERAL CLAIM.    .  Return Rates from  Kootenay Points  TO  WINNIPEG $60.00  ST. PAUL    60.00  CHICAGO...,    72.50  TORONTO.'     92.00  MONTREAL ': 105.00  HALIFAX  129.35  NEW YORK. . . 108.50  BOSTON '....'. 110.00  Correspondingly low fares to many  other Eastern Points.  On sale daily, May 28 to Sept. 30,  1913! Final return limit, Oct. 31,  1913.  Liberal stop-over privileges.  Tickets  and   all' information may  be obtained from any C.P.R. agent,  or write  J. V. MURPHY,  Dist. Passenger Agent, Nelson, B.C.  Situate in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District. 'Where located:  Greenwood Camp.  Take notice that I, D.' J. Matheson,  as agent for Adolphe S. Sercu, Certificate No. 61779b, intend, sixty days from  date  hereof,   to apply to   the  Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of improve-.        _.        , ,   - * *    j  ments for the purpose of obtaining a  tract can be seen and forms of tender  Crown grant of the above claim. / obtained at this Department and at the  And further take notice that action f 0ff_Ces of C. C. Worsfold, Esq., District  Engineer, New Westminster, B. C.. J. S  MacLachlan, Esq., District Engineer,  Victoria, B.C., The District Engineer's  , SEALED TENDERS addressed to the  undersigned, and endorsed "Tender for  Wharf at Vancouver, B.C.," will be received at this office until 4.00 p.m.-,"on  Thursday, August 21, 1913, for the construction of a Wharf at Vancouver,  B.C. ���  Plans, specification and form of con-  under section 37must be commenced be  fore the issuance  of such Certificate of  Improvements.  Dated, May 30th, 1913,  D. J. Matheson, Agent.  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 must be made  by the applicant ��� in person to the  Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in  which the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, und in unsurveyed territory the tract applied for  shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for are not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable  output of the mine at the rate of five  cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returps  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, such returns should be furnished at least once  a year.        .    ,--'.  .:,.'. lie lease will include the coal mining  ri. ;:t.s*only, but the lessee may be perr  indued to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered  necessary for the working of the mine  at the rate: of $10.00 ah acre.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands..  W.W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized publication of  this advertisement will not be paid for.  Is. Interested and shoul3 know  about the wonrtci_t\il  MARVEL Whirling. Spray  Tho new Vaginal Syrfryc. .Ilcst  ���Most convenient. If cfeanses  Irrstaruly. '    Ask your  Office, Confederation Life Building,  Toronto, Out.; J. L: Michaud, Esq.,  District Engineer, Post Office Building,  Montreal, Que., and on application to  the Postmaster at Vancouver, B.C.  Persons tendering are notified that  tenders will not be considered unless  made on the printed forms supplied, and  signed with their actual signatures,  stating their occupations and places of  residence. In the case of firms, the  actual signature, the nature of the occupation, and place of residence of each  member of the firm must be given.  Each tender must be accompanied by  an accepted cheque on a chartered bank,  payable to the order of the Honourable  the Minister of Public Works, equal to  five per cent (5 p.c.) of the amount of  the tender, which will be forfeited if the  person tendering decline to enter into a  contract when called upon to do so, or  fail to complete the work contracted  for. If the tender be not accepted the  cheque will be returned.  The Department does not bind itself to  accept the lowest or any tender.  By order,  R. C. DESROCHERS,  Secretary.  Department of Public Works,  Ottawa, July 8, 1913.  Newspapers will not be paid for this  advertisement if they insert it without  authority from the Department.���44661  Born���At Phoenix, on July 22, to  Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Roberts,, a son.  Miss Margaret Schumacher came up  from Eholt on Monday for a few hours'  visit.  Sewing machine wanted to rent for  three weeks. Apply Room.l, Aetna  block.  Mrs. M. Mirkovitch, accompanied by  her sister, returned to town on Monday from Spokane.  Mrs. Puddy and children returned  home on Saturday from a month's  visit to Spokane.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Manning and family  are spending a few days by the shores  of Christina lake.  Roy Clark left on Monday to join  Mrs. Clark, who is visiting her home  near BuEte, Monfc.  Ben Woods left on Monday for  Portland, Oregon, on a visit to his son  who is in business there.  Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Sawyer, of Mullan,  Idaho, arrived in town this weeK and  have taken up their residence on  Brooklyn avenue.  Jas. McArdle, of Grand Forks, an  extensive owner of Phoenix real estate, was a visitor in town for a couple of days this week.  Mrs. Jos. Strutzel and family left on  Thursday for a Summer outing on the  shores of Christina lake. Mr. Strutzel  joins his family today.  W. S. Thomas, who has been running a hairdressing establishment in  the upper town for some months, has  removed to Colville, Wash.  The children of St. Andrew's Presbyterian church will hold their annuul  picnic on Wednesday next, on the  grounds near New York townsite.'  Angus Smith, conductor- oh the  locul Great Northern express, who is  taking a short lay-off, returned from  Vancouver on Friday of last week.  H. R. Robinson, who ' temporarily  filled the place of teller ' in the local  bank, during the absence of W. S.  Blacksfcock, left on Wednesday for  Grand Forks.  Remember the date of Dr. Taube's  visit to Phoenix Drug store���Friday,  August 1st, and' if there is anything  wrong with your eyesight, do not fail  to consult him.  Dan Buchanan arrived in town on  Wednesday from his place" up the  main Kettle. He reports the vegetation extremely thick this year,' likewise  the mosquitoes.  M. Kane and Alex. McDonald, who  have been making preparations for an  extensive prospecting trip in the  northern part of the province, left on  Friday morning for Hazelton.  Eighty-five percent of headaches are  caused through eye strain, so if you  are troubled that way, do not fail to  consult Dr. S. L. Taube" at the Phoenix Drug store on Friday, August 1st.  Lloyd and Raymond Quinliven, tht  children of Mr. and Mrs. Quinliven of  Grand Forks, who have been visiting  their aunt, Mrs. J. Hartman, for a  few days, returned home on Tuesday.  A. O. Johnson and Helmer Swanson  returned from the lake on Saturday.  Audy says there must be lots of fish in  that lake this year, because he has  never managed to pull lminy of then:  out.  Chas. King went down to Christina  on Thursday. The Hon. gentleman  possesses a new fish bait and intends  to give it an exhaustive trial. He concluded no contracts with the hotels  before he left.  Mr.   and   Mrs.  J. J. Walker, one of the oldest-established business firms of Nelson, was a  guest afc the Brooklyn hotel for a few  days this week. Mr. Walker, who  is accounted one of the cleverest eye  sight specialists hi the province, transacted considerable business while here,  and announces his intention to hereafter include this city in his professional itinerary. His consultations  were held in Ed. Black's jewelry establishment.  Next week, there ought to be sulflci-  cent fish in the city to provide every  "Fisheater" in the Boundary'wifch a  breakfast of fried trout. Two motor  loads of the city's craftiest anglers  have completed arrangements to leave  for a spot about fifty miles up the  main river where the trout are reputed  to be both large and remarkably obliging. "Arkansas," who as everyone  knows, is a sort of modern Moses, has  considerately offered his services to  the outfit, a fact which augurs well for  the success of the trip and a free fish  breakfast for everybody.  L.Y.R.E.���We wish we could answer correctly your query re the discoverer of ' Marshall lake. But, alas,  the point has never been definitely  settled. It is quite true, however, that  certain claims to the distinction have  been pub forward by the admirers of  Geo. Rumberger, Judge Williams and  Jas. Marshall, but the Royal Geographical society, who after all are the  ones chiefly concerned in the matter,  have confessed their inability to find  out the person to whom the credit  rightly belongs, and consequently  have refrained from presenting their  customary gold medal. The water is  considered ��� particularly wholesome  and is in great demand for "chasers."  yesig-  We have made arrangements with the  Taube Optical Company of Vancouver  and Calgary for their Eyesight Specialist  DR. S. L. TAUBE  who has had forty-two years experience  in the Optical Business, to be at our  store on FRIDAY, AUGUST FIRST.  If there is anything wrong with your Eyesight  do.not fail to consult him.  All Work is Guaranteed absolutely as Tested.  i *        >  Phoenix Drug Company  'Phone 16. T. S. Ouance, Manager  The Sushanna Gold Strike  "The    richest   strike   since    the  Klondike" is the sentiment of those  who   have .visited   the  new   placer  diggings   in    the   Sushanna    river.  Pans running  from   75c. to $5, and  two men taking  out $2500 per day  by   crude   methods   are   reported.  Hundreds are  rushing to the scene  from all parts   of the   territory.   No  doubt any  longer  exists   as   to the  authenticity    of   the   strike.      Jim  Morris and   Dan   Stacey,   two men  from the   new   camp,  have recently  arrived   at   Cordova  and confirmed  the   above   news. ,     Pay   has   also  been   found   on Bonanza,, Eldorado  and   other  tributaries   of the  Sushanna, pans  ranging from 25c. upward being common.   The diggings  are shallow  bedrock, lying but four  to,five feet  from the  surface.    The  hills are rolling and well worn, while  the country offers an extensive area  of promising ground.  SILVER DEPOSIT WARE  We have just received a nice assortment of  Three-Piece Tea Sets, $12 and $13.50  Salts and Peppers, $1.50 to $4  PER  PAIR  A large variety of Vases, Cups and Saucers,  etc. Call and look them over; nothing nicer  for Wedding Presents.  E. A. Black, Jeweler  Church Services  St. John's Church���Sundays: Holy  Communion, 8a.m.; Matins, 10.30. a.m.;  Holy Communion and sermon, 11 a.m.;  Sunday school, 3 p.m,; Evening service, 7 30. Week days: Matins, 7.30;  Evensong, 6.30. Wednesday, Holy  Communion, 9 a.m.'  The stated services in the Catholic  church are as follows: First and third  Sundays in the month. Mass at 10  a.m., Sunday School at 2.30 pm.;  Evening Service at 7.30 p.m. Rev.  Father Choiuel, pastor.  Methodist; Church���Sunday .school  and Jiililo <:Itu>s, 2.30 p.m.; (-vening service, 7.30 p.m. Prayer meeting, Thursday evening, at 7.4^5 p.m. Rev. A. T.  Bell,  St. Andrew's church I'Presbyterian)  ���Service,. .Sunday next, July 27th, at  11 a.m. Rev. J. 11. IMiiui-o, minister.  All welcome.  Jas. Bateman and  daughter drove to Christina lake on  Sunday in company with N. J. Carson  and son. The party stayed the night  at the Carson camp and returned the  following day via Curlew, Wash.  P. O. Meecham, who for some time  past, has been handling the throttle  on the local Great Northern passenger,  was transferred last week to Marcus,  Wash. Mrs. Meecham left with her  son. for that city a few days ago. D.  F. Williams, of Grand Forks, is now  the passenger's chief mechanic.  At the motion picture show in the  Union Opera house this week, several  fine gems of films were run off, which  together with' those of lighter vein,  drew very creditable and" appreciative-  audiences. The new machine, as usual,  worked without a hitch, under the  very capable direction of the Union's  operator, Jas. Pierce.  VV. S. Blackstock, teller on the local  bank staff, who has been spending a  couple of weeks' vacation with his relatives at Medicine Hat, returned to  town on Friday of last week. According to Mr. Blackstock the Mow of gas  in the "Hat" is as steady as ever, the  principal complaint thereabouts being  the diminishing flow of money.  Reports from outlying points around  Phoenix seem to indicate a splendid  crop of huckleberries, although those  wh > have been out do not expect such  a b imher crop as that which u-vurdec  the locr.l berry pickers last year. Another e'ght or ten clays of such iveafch-  er i .s-w .i have been treated to of late  should nee the fruit ready for the preserving pan.  Western Coal Lands  Notwithstanding the experiences  which some Canadians have been  having in western coal securities,  the coal land of the west continues  to change hands. Last week the  Financial News bureau announced  the purchase of a large section by  German interests, and now the purchase is announced, of a large section of 80,000 acres, near Canmore,  the price of which is stated to be  $2,000,000. This syndicate, which  is an English one, intends to build a  branch line to Calgary and hopes  to be able to deliver coal this fall.  Union Store 'sjsee-  Begs to announce that he has secured the sole agency in Phoenix  ���for the Frache Bros., well-known Nurserymen of Grand Fork3, "  and will hereafter carry an assortment of  Cut Flowers, Wreathes and a" of"*9 House Plants  FINEEST LINE OF FRY8* CHOCOLATES, CANDIES, ETC.  EXCELLENT LINE OF CIGARS, PIPES, TOBACCOS  Greenwood    ^tclgfC L-rlllG  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 8.45 a.m. -i  " "        lowertown,   9.00a.m. ^Standard Time  Leave Greenwood 3.00 p.m. J  PROMPT  ATTENTION  TO   EXPRESS AND  FREIGHT  J. FULLER, Proprietor.  company's  > B. C. Copper Treatment  The B. C. Columbia  smelter treated 10,869 tons of ore  this week, as follows: Mother Lode,  4,524; Rawhide, 5,084; Napoleon,  430; Queen Vict., 628; others,203.  Killed By Lightning  While sheltering under a tree during the.storm on Tuesday, near  Cascade, a young man named E.  Toliver, eighteen years of age, was  struck and instantiy killed by the  lightning. , His parents reside at  Laurier, in Wash.  Builds you up and  makes you strong  How do you feel to-day ?    Not quite right ?  Energy a little below standard���not strong  enough to make much exertion?  NYAL'S  VER COMPOUND  What' is likely to be the last  big round-up in Alberta is no.w proceeding on the Circle ranch, 25  miles from Gleichen, a town on the  main line of the C.P.R. Over  27,000 head of cattle are being  gathered together.  RELIEVE,- INSOMNIA  .    MATH1CU S  NERVINE POWDERS.  ��� For Headache,and Neuralgia.  ft* will ��lirt ��4 i tV- f*rUn mil  is what you need. Don't get frightened about these  words "Cod Liver." You'd never know it from the  taste. ' It's a real tonic, containing cod liver extract,  extract of malt, wild cherry and hypophosphites���  a splendid combination. The cod liver extracts  build you up���sq does the extract of malt. The  wild cherry soothes the bronchial tract and iftie  hypophosphites. supply phosphorus to the nervous  system���just the thing it needs. And the taste is  pleasant. As an all 'round tonic, strength restorer  and body-builder you'll- find nothing better than  Nyal's Cod Liver Compound���so why look further?  You will be pleased.    The price is One Dollar.  If your dealer cannot supply you, the  J. L. Mathieu Co., Sherbrooka. P.Q.,  sends box postpaid on receipt of price.  Anything you  buy  wlLh the Name  will give you  entire  satisfaction,  and guaranteed by *��*  PHOENIX DRUG COMPANY

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