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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jun 1, 1912

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 >-Vd��  -//ft  ���f /��� \ i  ��� m  'mi  I t  <n  .<��  k  ���f Wg-* r, I'.- .    ",   >��>  ���$&>,$-'���'   'I  ^  ��(  ?-'" "l���.-i--i-  >.    J*  j   (1. r >in    ;.  cuV' ���  ' Vttfi'"   A  ;��; ���    .   y,^r��  v-  S��   ��. !  ' '        It  A.  Ha  ���j*v��  Tfae largest copper mines in  the Dominion are situated  at Phoenix. The Granby  Oo. employs 500 men, and  has a monthly pay roll of  over $50,000, while the Rawhide pay roll is $25,000.  ^^^*gW��gyj^interests ofthe Boundary  Mining- District  The Phoenix Ftonkek is  published in the. highest  municipality in Canada.���  altitude, 4,800 ft. The city  has a population of 1,500,  and possesses first-class  hotels, opera house, schools  m  THIRTEENTH YEAR"  PROMISING PROPERTY  NEAR BEAVERDELL  t  Shipped Several Cars Averaging  $125 per Ton���Lead Traced  for 3,000 Feet.  PHOENIX,  B.C., SATURDAY, JUNE \,  \  9F2  N.  J.   Carson,   who recently  returned from a   visit   to the holding's  of the   Phoenix   Mining-,    Smelting  and   Development   company,    near  Beaverdell, says he  for one is quite  satisfied with  the  company's future  prospect at that place.     A  contract  for a large  amount  of development  has   only   lately   been   awarded    to  Angelo   Luciani,   who  now has  six  men   on  the   work.     The property,  which   is   known    as    the    Duncan  group, consists of three claims and  a fraction and was recent!}' bonded  by   the   local   company.    The   development   ' work    already   accomplished consists of a tunnel 100 feet  in dep.th,   with   a   drift   of 45  feet | race,  along the lead and a tunnel in about  200' feet; the showing- can be traced  for 3000 feet.     The  steel  has been  laid within   a mile   and a  half from  the   property,   which   at   one   time  shipped six  cars  of silver-lead ore,  averaging-  $125 ' per   ton,    to    the  Granby company's smelter at Grand  Forks.  details of his new method, but it is  learned that a plant that requires  $250,000 a year to operate can be  carried on , by the new Edison  method for $50,000.  ���The    general   effect  of  Edison's  method will be to do away with the  term   " low-grade " ore.     With his  system the valuable product can be  extracted   from  all  ores.    The machinery he has  created is so simple  that a child could operate it.   Those  closely associated with .the inventor  declare  he  believes  his  new invention is the most valuable  he has yet  given to mankind.      H. B. Clifford,  who  is   stopping-   at  the   Waldorf-  Astoria, stated, lately that there was  no doubt   about   the success of Mr.  Edison's work.  " I cannot explain the details" he  said, " but there is no doubt>botit  the wonderful way it worked out.  I am a metallurgist, and it appeal*  to me that this is the most important thing Edison has done for his  It stands besides the electric  FAREWELL SMOKER  TOG. W, McMYM  I    B,C. Mining    |  A" special  correspondent  to  the  Popular Greenwood Agent Pro-1 Kootenain   writes that many of the  moted���E. G. Warren Makes    .st?c-khol*ders  of the   Silver   Hoard  Mines company will be interested to  know that some very nice ore bodies  are being opened up, and that considerable ofthe  ore is being sacked  Presentation.  Edison's Latest  The New York American,   one of  Hearst's   yellowest    of   the  yellow  journals,   hasf the     following,    the  truth of which  is of course vouched  for:  " Thos. Edison, it .was learned  by the New York American, a few  days since, has accomplished the  crowning triumph of his career. He  has perfected a method of separating-  the paying elements of ores that  will mean $100,000,000 a year to  the productive wealth of the country. The inventor has been working over his plan for years, and, it  is said, kas spent a fortune, in his  experimental   work.     He   is  not  at  light in the matter of important inventions. Its wonder is in its important simplicity. It is revolutionary in its effects upon the progress  of the commerce of the world.  "The whole plan of extracting  the valuable material from ore will  soon be changed to the immense  advantage of mankind as a result of  Edison's work."  Motor-Cycling Around Phoenix  John Love   is another convert to  the motor cycle cult,   and if the present increase  of auto bikes keep up  Phoenix   bids   fair    to   rival   towns  ���three or four  times her   dimensions  in   the     number    of   motor   driven  wheels owned by her citizens.     The  new machine   is   the   now' popular  Indian     tourist'. model,     an    exact  counterpart., of, that .ridden Jay ,JDx-.  Dickson,'   and   which   has! now, become   famous,   on   account  "'of   the  many remarkable   speed   stunts   accomplished between   here  and  outlying towns.     We understand  that  another powerful machine is shortly I  to be   seen   on  our   streets;   a local j  enthusiast having recently placed an  Twenty-seven years a servant of  the   Provincial   government.     Such  is the record already  reached by G.  W. McMynn, government agent bf  the Greenwood   division of British  Columbia.    As might be expected,  such a career of faithful service has  not gone unrecognised, for only recently Mr. McMynn received notice  of  his   promotion   and   transfer   to  Golden, where he will  have charge  of a   much   more   extensive   riding,  including the Windermere district.  Not alone in  government  circles!  has the   civil secvice  career  of Mr.  McMynn    been     appreciated;     the,  people also whose   interests  he has  watched over   in  the Boundary and  elsewhere   for   so  many years have  been by no means  backward  in acknowledging    those   services,    arid  with   that  motive in v'ew,   assem-l  bled   on    Monday    evening   in   the  clubrooms  at   Greenwood.     Representatives from   all quarters   of the  Boundary   were  present   in    strong  force,   quite a large delegation from  Phoenix driving down   to  pay their  respects and bid farewell to the departing gold commissioner.  The    proceedings    that   followed  were of the liveliest description, the  wit and humor  being  truly western  in     character,    and,     naturally     of  course when   pioneers   meet,   full of  reminiscences   .of    early   hardships  courageously   met and triumphantly  overcome.      E. G. Warren, general  manager of the   B. C.   Copper  Co:,"  presided . over the gathering-, -ancM-lf  his opening- speech, referred in complimentary terms   to the  career and  sterling worth  of the popular agent  and voiced   the   regret, not only of  himself, but   of all Boundaryites,  at  notwithstanding the fact of the  bodies which are being blocked out.  A raise has been driven through to  the surface from the fiisl and second  levels and ore bodies found in three  different places.  Wm. Steele, deputy mining recorder at ^Manson, creek, in the  Omineca   district,    reports   that   a  RIVERSIDE MINE AGAIN  ON SHIPPING LIST  Three Cars to be Shipped Weekly  to Granby Smelter���Former  Shipments Assayed $40.  The affairs of the Riverside Mining company have now reached a  satisfactory stage, the loading of  ore having commenced this week,  shipments to the Granby smelter at  Grand Forks having been facilitated  by the.construction of a short spur  connecting the Kettle Valley railway.      It   is   the   intention   of   the  management to   continue   the ship-  new era of prosperity is  now open-  ment of about three,  ing for the goldfields  of the Omin-  from now on  eca district.     Mr.   Steele  is in part  nership w-ith J. Mullen and they  hold several very valuable placer  leases.in.that district. Part of these  they have disposed of to R, Bowen  of Seattle, who is preparing to take  in men and hydraulic plant for this  season's operations.  Jack   McNeally  and J.   R. Singer  returned a   few  days ago from the I R<  Mollie   Gibson   mine' in   the   Burnt  of  Basin, where they have   been doing  some work.     They   now   intend   to  put in a  considerable portion ofthe  open   season    in   taking    out   ore.  Several   carloads : have   been   shipped   from   this   promising   property, which   averages   $23.80   to   the  ton.      The   ore   eventually   will   be  rawhided to   the   railway during the  winter.���Rossland Miner.  That the discoveries of anthracite  on   tHe "Upper   Skeena   in   what  is  cars per week  Active development  work has- been proceeding  throughout the winter, and the mine, which  is a silver-gold property, is   now in  excellent   shape, last winter a shipment   averaging between   $40  and  $50 per ton,'a similar  return   being  expected from this  week's  consignment.     The   property   is   situated  about four   and   a  half miles from  Rock Creek, and has the advantage  a railroad   almost   at   the  tunnel  mouth.  A LIGH1T  PALE BEER  Is Splendid for Family Use  That is the kind we have  for YOU.  Victoria Day Flag Incident  The recent action of the city  fathers in sanctioning an appropriation to defray the expenses for the  'erection of a suitable flagpole for  the city hall, received a filtp on  Empire Day, when H. Hartley, the  city scribe, was aroused from his  peaceful slumbers, at six o'clock in  the morning, by   three patriotic citi  Are You Run Down in Health?  Order a Case  or two, and  see   how  rapidly you   will  improve.  'PHONE  23  PHOENIX BREWING CO.,  LIMITED  KingEdwardLodge  No. 36, A.F. and A.M.        , ,,    ,    .,        f.        ���   .,        I zens" of the camp, who demanded in  commonly    called    the    Groundhog I H' u=tii��*uw:u m  district, will prove up to-the won  derful.dimensions 'is'Vonfiden  pectediby all \vho~fiaXreTfitfastI��aled  the natural conditions there, says  the Prince"Rupert News. The government geologists have already reported favorably on the geological  features   and now   comes  the report  I no   uncertain.  .voices,   why' the  em-  ��� I blem of- our great and glorious em-  =  Regular communication at 8  oo p.m.   Second Thursday of  ;-    each month.  Emergent meetings as' called; Masonic .  Hall, McHale Block. , .<-'--.  .   ,-   ���> .'',% , .'."W:J.Pbehdkbgabt;'  J. T. Hawthorn,  s^*~>"t'Secy  -'���--?!,VI  this time ; prepared to   gfive   but the I order for a ten horse-power wheel-  Our Stock .*Summer  Washable Goods  Is now complete; come and get your pick  before the Assortment is broken too much.  P.P. Prints  In a beautiful line of  Patterns and Colors  15c. per yard  Range of English Zephyrs  as never before shown in this town.  Prices       -       -        15c, 17^c, 25c. yd.  [Mr. McMynn s departure. He also -that the Mackenzie and Mann in  incidentally remarked that when he/ terests have bonded the Beaton  required legal   assistance  he    would |cIa;m    for a   consideration    of some  just   as soon   apply   to   McMynn   as / thlng ���ear $400,000.  any   lawyer   in  the   Boundary.     Her  humorously  tendered   his apologies!  to the   lawyers present for the latter j c  statement, and  on behalf of himself  and        others      he      begged      Mr.  Dires^ was'not' flapping' in'---tVie-morti  ihg breeze.     That -the  visit   was ,al  surprise one to the civic functionary  there   can   be no   doubt   as   one  of  the visitors has since remarked that  such language was never taught him  in    a   Canadian   school.       However,  the flag' was eventually forthcoming;  but   unfortunately   the   rope   on   Lht  staff was broken, making-it impossible    to hoist   the    fluff   in    itt nccus-  The current issue   of the Portland I tomed   place, so   a  convenient  tele-  Canal   Miner   says    that    from    the (phone    pole    was    utilized.       This,  Salmon   river     section    comes    the J too, it seems, was   unsatisfactory to J  SnowshoeLodce  ';^-''rc.-"Nd?4S^;:;'t'";"i  Meets every Monday Evening at  Miners' Hall J Visiting brethren cordial^- invited.  Samuel McI<eod, 2^bble Grand.  Dan JPafcerson, Fin. Secy.   V\vV.~i:>'/>  ^.. Ij. RIcKinndn,:.Jtec^.-Secyri''p:'ifA  ATX FAST COLORS  Washable Poplins, Reps  ISBH^illUBS;      20c, 35c'60c. yd.  SPECIAL FOR CHILDREN'S DRESSES, 35 inches  wide, Linen Plaid, at   -   -   25c. per yard  JUST ARRIVED���  Beautiful  Assortment of Embroidered  and  Fancy Silk Sunshades.  McMynn's acceptance, as a tangible  proof of their good%vilI, of an old-  fashioned graudfather's clock. Other  speeches were delivered during the  evening, all testifying to the valuable services rendered and even justice meted out by the commissioner,  and wishing for him an even fuller  measure of success in his new  charge.  Mr. McMynn, in thanking the  donors for their gift, and those present for their kind wishes said he  was genuinely sorry he was going  from amongst them, but he would  always treasure the many courtesies  and kindnesses extended to him and  his family during their long residence among them.  Boundary Ore Tonnages  Following are the returns of the  output of the Granby mines and  smelters for the week ending May  31st, and the B.C. Copper company  for the week ending May 26th, and  year to date:  Granby 20,293  Mother Lode    5,796  Rawhide    4,982  Jack Pot ...,         32  Others   Oaug-hters :<rf~: Re't>��lcaH;:"  Phoenix Lodffe No. 17  i\Toots in    the ��� lU/ncrs'   Union    TJodfce   .   ���  Hall .First and Third Wednesday*.  Airs. Xiossic Bush. Xoble"Grand.  JUrs. .EfHc Marshall, Secretary.  most important  mining news of the I the   patriots, for the  general   effect]  week in   a  new   discovery   of fromlseemed   to   imply    that   the   ensig"n  2  17~1  SMELTER TOXN'AGKS  Granby 22,565    553,S37  B. C. Copper Co... 11,376    257,925  B. C. Copper Treatment  The   B. C.   Columbia   company's j  smelter   treated   11,376 tons of ore]  this week, as follows: Mother Lode,   quantities  7,608; Rawhjde, 3,161; Wellington,  256; Jack Pot, . . .; others, 351.  .   All   free   miner:,  Friday, May 31st.  li  icen.ses  nine to 15 feet of galena ore on the  property of Salmon Bear river mining company. Of the find, Foreman Daly, who is in charge of the  development, writes the paper:  "The property is looking fine. I  made a new discovery of solid  galena ore, apparently of good  grade. It is the largest surface  showing I have yet seen stripped in  British Columbia of this character  of ore. It is from nine to 15 feet in  width in different places. I cut into  it along the trend of the lead and it  has all the ear marks of being a  permanent body. Have started a  tunnel on the showing."  Assuring the directors and shareholders at their recent annual meeting that the platinum group of metals was present in the Granitc-  Poorman ore in paying quantities,  A. Gordon French said that he confidently expected "within a short  time to commence operations look-  in"- to the extraction of these  metals. He explained that he had  been very busily engaged all the  winter with his rinc process, and  which has now been taken over by  the Consolidated company, and that  he had therefore not had the time  to devote to the treatment of the  platinum metals. He had, however, made investigations and assays from time to time wlych had  completely confirmed the discovery  of the platinum group in paying  He expected his son, an  experienced metallurgist, to arrive  shortly from Glasgow, and together  : they would conduct further expe.. .  expired I memts in the reduction of the complex ores of Kootenay.  483,065  241,242  80,713  10,612  5,286  was floating at halt-mast, and on  this being pointed out by one of the  trio, a bystander remarked that it  was quite appropriate, the Liberal  party in B. C. having died this  spring.  The situation, however, was relieved by N. Lemieux, commissioner  of works and handy man of the  town, who obligingly improvised a  pole and draped the precious bunting from the roof, satisfying even  the most exacting of Liberal patriots.  While on the subject of flags, it  might not be out of place if someone drew the attention of the  Ottawa government to the absence  oi' a flag over the local postoffice  and custom house, and as touching  the same subject, it would be an  act much appreciated by the teaching staff and scholars of Phoenix  public school if the provincial government donated a (lag and flagstaff for the use of that place of  learning.  M. Kane, who has secured the  contract for erecting the new flagstaff over the city hall, by no  means asimplc operation,lias already  made great progress, a fine stick-  having been secured and the  scaffolding installed. The flag when  in place will float about 125 feet  above the street.  FRATERNAL ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Meets in Union Hall, Friday Evenings.  Visiting brothers are always welcome. .  Quitman Work, W. P.  T. B. Cosgkove, W. Secy.  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28    phBoec.ix'  igjjjr     ��� ���  xVfects Tuesday Evknino at 7.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially welcomed.  ���I.   K. Cahtkii. K. of R, S.  H. M. L.\int.. C. C.  Granby's Blister Copper  Shipments of blister copper from  the Granby company's smeiter at  Grand Forks for the past wei k  i-! amounted to 372,000 pounds, bringing the total shipped for the year  up to S,710,500 pounds.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Mei'ts  in   Pythian  Hall.   Lower Town  First and Third Thursdays.  Mrs  May Almstrom  M.K.C.  .Mrs. A. I). McKenzie  M.R.C.  BEST  Reasonable .Pjj.pes  For the next -SO days   I   will  give a  10 Per Cent Discount  on all  work  if you bring this an-  llOUlU-flllt'Ilt .  OR  L. S. EASTMAN,  :> and   I Zrigli.-r l>lni-k.  On-iici' i>i voi side antl  Howard  SI 'OK AN K,  WASH. Lip",  THE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  lift,.  .'  f  OPERA HOUSE  ONE N9GHT ONLY  line o  MERLE NORTON'S  MAMMOTH PRODUCTION  THE FOUR ACT COMEDY  1*1  V'r  1* ���  &  I*;  m  ^  ���6T'   >    e,"i  *    ��.> -* ��T*1  ���'(The famous "little' comedianOllie Mack  fas "CaseyV'   -  NO TEARS ' NO HEAVY DRAMA  t   Fun !       Music !       Fun !  , - MOSTLY GIRllS.' A FEW MEN.  GET SEATS,EARLY.  ^     /   'ix-  * J  ^ I  .<;��� / ;  ���-* /"-\ ��3 f3  The Now Ktlition of tbe  seOiPER HANDBOOK EX��� JJBSION  Pen Pictures  It is probable  that no institution  in the Dominion  of Canada comes  into touch with   so large a number  of persons who hnve made improvident investments as does the unnui-  ties branch of the postoffice department.     It is understood that hardly  a day passes that several communications   are not   received  in   which  the wqters bewail the loss of money  invested in some scheme  that promised phenomenal dividends and returns.   One of the  saddest of these  cases was that of a lady who about  three years ago enquired   as  to the  cost of an annuity of $600.    The information   was   promptly   given  to  her, but the opportunity to purchase  was   not  embraced.     She believed  she could invest her money to better  advantage,   and  that by   the   time  she  attained hei   55th  birthday she  would not only have  enough to pay  the   annuity   outright,    but   a  little   fortune  besides.     This  week  another  letter   has   bees    received  fiom   the   same   lady, who,   by the  way, is now over  fifty years of age,  which  furnishes- the   sequel  to   the  story.     She  said she  had  spent all  her  savings   on   worthless  stocks,  firmly believing that she would soon  acquire    riches.       She ' refused   to  listen   to any   advice,   but  invested  and lost all she   had  in schemes she  knew little or nothing about.   " For  some  time   I   had   a   large salary,"  she   said,    "and   gave   to   certain  companies every  month.     But now  that they have turned out worthless  I see  how  crazy  and wrong I was.  I   am   sorry,   if  ever  anyone   was  sorry,   for  what   I  have done,  but  nothing will bring back what I have  wasted."    Her   case   is  a   pathetic  one,   and   her  experience has been  costly, but it is the common experience   of  many who  have  tried   the  get-rich-quick schemes.  In'the  same month  of the same  year  (1909), another  lady   inquired  as to the cost of a Canadian government annuity.     She,'too, had saved  a  nice  little  sum   for the    " rainy  day," as   the  result  ot her own labors.     She began   payments, starting-with, a "lump sum, and continuing monthly"'payments with ' a.view  to purchasing  the- same   amount of  annuity  to   begin   at the same age  (55).      In   the   course  of  time she  became   afflicted    with   a    malady,  which  although   not fatal, incapaci  tated her from earning a livelihood  |j|^|^.i��t:^Sbfisii'cd; is' Volume X, for tho years 1910-  ^^P*iS^l^^i^nfly^<lu-ired "early eighteen months in  j;^v��|^;;;i;preparn.tibii.  ~^'''^'''W^BAS 1902 PAGES  ItonSihin^nearljrone and a half million words,  bryabbut'twice as much matter as the Bible.  iThere are 25 chapters, and the book covers tbe  Spokane Fair���1912  Spokane, -May 31.���Twenty-  thousand copies of the new 'Spokane fair premium list have! been  mailed out during the past week.  Anyone interested and not receiving  a copy can secure one by addressing  the fair office, 503 Chamber of  Commerce bldg., Spokane. One of  I Under the terms of the Act she was! the attractive offers in this book is  /entitled   to have   her   contract con-  the large cash prize of $2250 offered  Sentence of Death  The trial of Walter Byde James,  alias Walter Poelke, the murderer  of Constable Aston, of the Provincial police, commenced on Monday  last and ended the same night. The  jury deliberated for thiee hours and  a half and found the prisoner guilty  of wilful murdei. Judge Hunter,  who tried the case,' was visibly af-  fectqd, and Poelke, when asked if  he had anything, to say why the  sentence of death should not be  pronounced, had much difficulty in  articulating "No Judge." Counsel  was provided for Poelke by the  Crown, and he was ably defended  by Mr. Rogers of Vancouver, who  made a splendid speech in the prisoner's favor, although he had not  one witness to call for the defence.  There were nine witnesses for the  prosecution, the principal witness  being Frank Wilson, who was present when the crime was committed  and turned King's evidence.  Addressing the prisoner, the  judge said he had been convicted of  a most cold-blooded and atrocious  murder after a patient trial and  every consideration. It was not  for him to dwell on the facts. He  fully concurred in the verdict and  sentenced the prisoner to death.  During the period that the prisoner has been awaiting his- trial in  Kamloops jail, constant vigilance  has been necessary on the part of  the officials, yet in spite of this he  almost succeeded in escaping-. The  attempt to break jail was, however,  frustrated, but not before he had  almost completed sawing in two the  heavy leg irons with which he was  manacled. A small steel saw was  found in his shoe. It is probable  the prisoner would have completed  the job without discovery had that  not been the date set for his removal to Vernon to stand his trial.  It is not known how James secured  the saw. The police took no  chances of any escape while on the  trip, James being in leg irons and  handcuffed to two other prisoners.  fifflpll Industry of World  covers Copper History, Geology.  y Chemistry,  Mineralogy,  Mining  Copper Handbook lists and  Mines | Companies  |^-|WiS��S^^^VSaK?WA^^'? descriptions rnjiglntr from 2 to 3 lines, in  I^&SeV&j'vS^ a dead company, in  whioh cose  FARES  fco principal points in Eastern Canada  and United States.  Tickets are FIRST CLASS, and will  be on sale MAY 17, IS, 24, 29; JUNE 1,  6, 7, 8, IS, 14, 15, 17, IS, 19, 20. 21,'20, 21,  21, 25, 27, 28, 29, and many days during  JULY, AUG UST and SEPTEMBER.  Good to Return untii Oct. 31st���  '" STOPOVERS ALLOWED  From PHOENIX AND KOOTENAY  POINTS TO  l*r~-^--'^'.v.-^ given iii  J^;:;v- .���:', ;;,i\ '??%&'�� any worif, of reference on mines or mining: in-.  jS^'^-^V^.^y^^Vvcstobntsih^s bttpri;'.'-.'-..'-".':������'���.���":���'������';,;��� ���,       '.,..':  I .?>��,"��:(������  |{SjMI.-Cj-;v.t  iiiH  ||p-v:.Fully^::Revised. -i^M  |v ' Tlib new'edition of Uio Copper Handbook is a  ,'dozen.bopks iii one, coyerinp all.phases of the  !- copper industry oftb'e'entivo world.   It ia:>isod  .'���'as ttaoi.'."'. ,���'-"' ���.���;';;......:.'-hyf -    ���'-. '���';'���:;:,:."; "���..������;���'   '���  ��WcWd'sfS^  y I erice Book on Copper  illitfe:...  > ; by the managers of the mines th'iit make ninety-  a : ;odd. pbr cent of the woi-ld'�� output of copper,  ���   r arid is used in every civilized country; of the  ��':jglobeifIt ��� is; rilled with FACTS  of viuil irn-  ���,���;'.; :pdrtancc'tb  i.:'.:THE.INVESTOR������'.'.���'. . < ���/[  ;;V^\.;yTHE.SPECULATOR''''��� '��� ([/:''���'::   V ;"'.  ':;-':'ft  -o.the jiiiNER���-..���   ���.������:;':: >,.  ^t'l^v-^.^'-:'    ������'���������' ^'the'metallurgis*  ; i?|llCE is $5 in buckram with {jilt lop,'or��7.*(  ii Kciinirio full library morocco. _ ':  1   ';>'T/KRMS hre the mostlihornl. Send noliioney,  ,'bijt. order: the  bbbk: 'sciit.- you;\ nil   ciii-i-intfc  '.';���:^ charges prepaid.-'on one wock'H. approval, to be  :-.;..'��� returiied if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it .suits.  ���'.''.Can'you afford, not'to seo' the book <sml.judge  ''f../or .yourself of,its value to you?-    '  ;':���������:;; \VRITE XCny to the editor and publisher.  Winnipeg   -  Toronto  Montreal    -  St^ John, N. B.  Chicago -  New York -  Boston       -  $60.oo  91.5o  105.oo  120.oo  60.oo  72.50  108.50  l'l6.oo  Ask you local C. P. R. Ticket Agent  'regarding' routes, limits, stopovers,  etc.; and for excursion fares t6 other  points.   -        '���'"���.'.'��� ���   '  J. E. CARTER, Agent,  Phoenix, B.C.  j. a. Mcdonald,    ���  District Passenger Agent,  Nelson, B.C.  verted into an immediate annuity  contract. She had this done, and  is now receiving-, and will receive,  as long- as she lives, a government  annuity of over $212. It is. doubtful if there is a more satisfied vvo-  an in all Canada'.  The annuities system does not  promise to give a return, and with  the security of the government of  Canada behind it, greater than can  be obtained from the investment of  the same amounts in any other  manner. World's Work says: "It  is the savings bank, the insurance  company and the g-overnment bond  rolled into one in a shape adapted  to the smallest of depositors."  Your postmaster' will furnish you  literature descriptive of this marvellous system of investment, or  you may obtain the information desired by writing- to the superintendent of annuities, Ottawa, to whom  your letter will go free of postage.  'for district displays. One thousand  is given for apple prizes and over  $4000 in all on agricultural and  horticultural products. Some of  the features of the coming Interstate Fair mentioned in this book are  a big baby show, a rock-drilling  contest; a log-chopping contest,  the school for farm boys arid the  mammoth night show ,<The Conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards."  On this six days' exhibition the sum  of $125,000 will be expended, and  it is expected to eclipse all previous  Spokane fair records.  OVER 68 YEARS  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anyone sondlnff r. slselob and description may  <inlcl:ly ascertain our opinion free whether au  Invention is prohnbly pnterilnhle. Communlcn-  Uoiir strictly conlldentlitl. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent free. OJiloat nponcy forsecuniiKPatoiita.  Put c;nts taken through Jluim Sc Co. receive  sprcialnotlce, without charge, in tho  lii|l ,  fl  ;HOMCE;J:,STE��EIS,  TEJMPLK B UIMJIXG, I i O U (J H T O X  ���MICH., U:S. A.   '        ' '   '  cieit  A handcomcly Ulnatrntctl weekly. Largest clr-  rjiUulon. of any gclcntitio journal. Terras for  C'uijd.i, sa.'O a year, jKistage,prepaid. Sold by  all newsdealers.  ifilJ l Co.36,B'��adwa'' Wevy Yorft  Brailch- Office, C25 F SU Wa��tilnaton. D. C.  Lost His Parents  Wm.   Crossfield,    a  six-year-old  Vancouver boy,   showed  wonderful  sense of location   and   clearheadedness,   recently.     He   was   with   his  parents visiting the  Gorge  at Victoria, when he lost them.    William,  thought the best thing to do was to  walk   back  to the   C.P.R.   dock, a  distance  of three   miles.       At  the  dock    he   became   very   indignant  because  he was   not allowed to go  aboard the boats to find his parents.  Through    the     assistance     of   the  police the family was reunited.  Every Woman  Is interested and should know  about the wonderful  MARVEL Whirling Spray  Tbo new Vaginal Syringe.   Best  ������Must convenient.   It cleanses  instantly.      Ask your  druegitt ferjf  If be cannot supply the  MA.RVEI- accept no other.  but send stamp torduustrated  book���sealed, it give* fultportle.  u];irs and directions invaluable to ladles.  WINDSOR SOPPLY CO.,  Wittdnctr. Out. Geineral Agones fdc Can  No Shirking By Australia  Commenting on the concurrence  of the New Zealand government in  the desire ofthe imperial admiralty-  to employ the new battle cruiser in  home   waters,     the   Sydney    Daily  Telegraph    says   that   in- view   of.  Winston    Churchill's    doctrine,    it  seems to leave the Commonwealth  of Australia in the position of guardian of Australia, with  its separate  unit.    And it adds  that the responsibility   is a large one, even   in  its  purely   Australian   aspect;   but   its  ready acceptance is beyond  doubt,  and   whatever   may  be   thought of  the policy, it has  been adopted and  our national duty is now to.-make  the best of it  and  that best may be  a good thing for the Empire.  Sir Edward Evans, head of the  great firm of Evans, Lescher and  Webb, of Liverpool, is another of  the army of British capitalists who  are seeking new fields for investment in British Columbia.  YOU'LL find  comfort in  Suits.  coolness    and  these   2   Piece  They are fine English Worsteds,  Flannels and Serges. Tailored  expressly lor hot days ��� light  enough to keep ycu cool���and fine  enough to make you look your berft.  Made in the new English styles���  with natural shoulders.  Gome in and see them.  MORRIN THOMPSON  Phoenix, B.C.  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.  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.  .   lit  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'mean time business men, who have faith  in quality, are heaping huge returns.  Remember first, last, and always, that circulation ceunts; that quality of. service gives-  quality in returns. The high priced medium  pays. Like the high priced servant, you will  find money well expended.  ���.'.''   :mm:":'���'. ' ���&  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.  --���   im  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^  J. D. McNevin, fair wage officer  of the department of labor, at Ottawa, recently arrived in Vancouver,  where.he will make his headquarters  and control the territory west of  Winnipeg.  MADAM  LAVAL'S  Cotton Root Compound Tablets  A EELIABLB UBOVIiATOB  These Pilla are compounded with the greatest  care irom the most reliable remedies known to  science; such as are beincr used with much success  by the.most celebrated physicians known.  They are a specific for the distressing disorders  to which the female constitution Is liable.  Price $2 �� Ik/.v. Tfiti a (much otrcmedr), ?.T n  box. Sold at all drug stores, or by mail from Tfc��  Laval Drag Co.,M. Catharines, Ont.  DRAYING  Of all kinds promptly-attended  to. Rapid Expres? and Baggage Transfer. ��� Careful attention to all orders.      Phone A65  James G. McBteown .  /    v   } f  ,!  I; I  '     ��� 'I  TOE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  Aids Nature  The great success of Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Dis*  covery in curing weak stomachs, wasted bodies;-weak  lungs, and obstinate and lingering coughs, is based on  the recognition of the fundamental truth that "Golden  Medical Discovery" supplies Nature with body-building, tissue-repairing, muscle-making materials, in con-.  densed and concentrated form. With this help Nature  supplies the necessary strength to the stomach to digest  food, build up the body and thereby throw oil lingering  obstinate coughs. The "Discovery" re-establishes the  digestive and nutritive organs in sound health, purines,  and enriches the blood, and nourishes the 'nerves���in  short establishes sound vigorous health.  It your dealer otters something "fast as Hood,'*  It Is probably better FOR HiM���it pays   better.  Bttt you are thlnlcing ot the cure not the profit, so  'i       there's nothing "lust as good" tor you.    Say so.  Dr; Pierce's Common Sense Medical Adviser, In Plain English; or, Med*  /   icine Simplified, 1008 pages, over 700 illustrations, newly revised   up-to-date  j' .- Edition; cloth-bound, sent for 50 one-cent stamps, to cover cost of wrapping  and mailing only.   Address : Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buffald, N. Y. '     "  li JU.IIII I'll iu. jMiamw-Miii.  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  at Phoenix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  '2.50#to United States.  G.  Kay, Publisher.  Your Milk Supply  ^;'Should come from healthy-find vigorous Stock,  handled in a CLEANLY AND SANITARY  tnanner Separated Cream insures purity and  quality The Dairy produces both  '                  AirVKRTISIXG SCALE  Application for Liquor Licence (.30 day i) -.95.00  Certificate of Improvement notlco (00clays)$7.50  Application to Piirelume Lund notices) (00 iliij'h)   87.50  Delinquent Co-owner notices (1)0 days) ��10.00  Smnll Water Notices (30 day*,)  37.50  AU other legal advertising, VI cents a lino,  sintrlo column, for the lUtit insertion; and 8  cents a lino for ouch subsequent insertion, nonpareil measurement.  Saturday, June 1, 1912  THE  DAIRY      J. W. Hannam, Prop.  SPRING SUITS  For the man who wants the very best in clothes, this is the  store. There are no finer clothes made. Tailored in the latest and  most stylish models to suit the tastes of business men and young  men. We're showing unusual values and we are certainly making  a hit with those who know "what's what." This is headquarters  for       ' ��� ��� '- ,  "PROPER CLOTHES"  a brand which has won large favor all over Canada. We feature  them and take a good deal of pleasure in showing theni. We  know you can't look at them without wanting to buy," and you  won't find an}' better clothing anywhere. Our business is growing at a rate that keeps us fairly on the jump.     Must be a reason!  1  TIlOSi   BrOWn       Men's Wear Exclusively  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  To Abolish Coal Mines  A project for abolishing coal mining entirely has recently been advanced by Sir Wm. Ramsay, president of the British Association for  the Advancement of Science. He  suggests that coal instead of beini;  mined and carried outside, be burned  in tbe seam as it lies, and the heat  produced be served to generate  power which may be transmitted  electrically to the points where it  is needed.  There is absolutely nothing, he  says, to prevent a borehole from being put down until the coal stratum  is reached and concentric tubes being used to set the coal on fire (by  electricity) and to blow air down to  enable the coal to burn as a preliminary operation. Coal with plenty  of air gives off carbon dioxide.  When half burned, it gives Dawson's gas, which is used for gas  engines. If steam were blown in it  will give a mixture of hydrogen and  carbonic acid, or water gas, which  is frequently used for gas engines.  Bring your gas engines to the mouth  of your pit or bore-hole, and produce  your power there. You would thus  have 30   per  cent available  in fuel  $500 in cash and $2000 in notes,  bearing interest at eight per cent.  He had also been turning over to  her a portion of his earnings. Both  are married to other parties and it  was in connection" with a dispute  over money matters that the assault  was made.  It was obvious that Clark is an  undesirable, and he either should  be deported or allowed to relurn lo  the United Stales where ho claims  to be anxious to go. His detention  is owing to the slowness with which  official red tape is unwound in the  department of immigration. It is  against all sense and decency that a  man should have Nto remain in the  jail with such poor accommodation  lor such a long period without action on the part ofthe authorities.  It is also an imposition upon the  city police, who are charged with  the responsibility of seeing thai he  does not escape and of 'looking  after him in his condition.  It is high lime that the decisions  of immigration officials could be reviewed by some tribunal, for at the  present time, no mailer , how  arbitrary, or with what dilaloriness  they may proceed, there is no reme  dy by habeas corpus.  The underwear  without a fault  y o u     1 ife e  for any season or climate,  for man, woman or child,  a t t h e r igh t price.  An d itwon't  s h r ink!  Purchase     by  ^ the   trademark.  r        It's    oil    every  Hn��h   garment-in red  \    ;.. Try     No.    9 5-  y-,^ -Mar*.      \     medium weight  rA'UNSHRINXABLEVi  Trade Sjark  engines. That energy might be  transformed into electricity and it  could be distributed throughout the  country.  That the idea   of burning coal in  the   seam   for commercial  purposes j ba\  is   not    a   ciream,   buL    a    practical  possibility,   anyone    who   is   at   all  conversant with   the   modern   application of science will admit.  As a matter of comparison, a few  years ago the production of sulphur  was practically limited   to the mines  The New Yukon Council  Four miners, two merchants, two  lawyers, one  freighter and one man  skilled in dentistry and  the mjedical  profession.     There   is the  combination   chosen   by   the people   of  the  Yukon   to     handle   the   territory's  legislative affairs.   Viewed from the  angle  of business  callings, the  organization   is well   balanced.     The  miners   predominate.       It   is. well.  Mining is the support of the,country.    Traders   are   essential  to  all,  and   are   well    represented.    .   The  freighter  represents   the great problem   of interior   transportation   in  every camp;   the dentist and'medical man touches the vital welfare of  every individual.      The lawyers are  necessary in the   protection of legal  rights and possess  that  knowledge  of procedure  requisite to successful  legislative  work.     The  council will I  ive   the further advantage pf   co-j  operation with an'able commissioner  also   learned   in   the   law,   arid   the  assistance    of  the   territorial; legal  adviser.���Dawson News.  Stationery and Gonfectionery  Fancy Goods. Dolls and Toys, Books,  Magazines and Periodicals, Kodaks,  Films and Supplies, Musical Instruments and Supplies.    School Sundries.  WALL PAPER AND DECORATIVE PICTURES,  GLASSWARE   AND   CHINA.  Cigars, Tobacco, Pipes and Smokers' Sundries.  AL. ALMSTROM  Writing: Paper in Latest  Shapes and Tints  r  Dirty Bank Notes  ;  The  government   cannot   go  r ''in  d. l. Mcelroy  SOLE AGENT FOR PRINCETON COAL  ,- -.^. .'.Dealer in Lumber, Shingles/ Lath., -   -  and Cedar Poles. ,   Stull Laggan.  .  1  tool  The Phoenix Dairy  W. A. McKay & Sons  Proprietors  in Sicily, where   the   old ���method   off far''in   its  coming   Banking  Act   in I  mining     is    used.        One     hundred (providing    for    the    destruction    of I  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. O. JOHNSON     -    -     Proprietor  Ice Cream and Soft Drinks  After the Opera House Show or Dance,  acquire the habit, .and drop in at Tony  Cervo's Ice Cream Parlor and treat your  girl to a dish of Hazehvood Ice Cream.  Fresh supplies daily. The aroma of our  Havanna   cigars   will   win   you   a   home.  KNOB HILL AVENUE  MONTREAL.  THE STANDARD Is tho National  Weekly Newspaper of the Dominion  of Canada. V. It Is national in all its  alms.  I It uses the most expensive engravings, procuring the photographs from  nil over tho world.  Its articles are carefully selected and  its editorial policy is thoroughly  independent.  A. subscription to The Standard  costs $2.00 per year to any address in  Canada or Great Britain.  TRY IT FOR 1912!  Montreal  Standard   Publishing   Co.,  Limited,  Publishers  WOOD  First-class  Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $5.00 per cord  Pine Wood,   $4.50 per cord.  Fir and Tamarac, double cut,  per cord, $6.50.  WOOD  DELIVERED  NOTICE.  ON   SHORT  'Phone B32  nsosi  Electric Restorer for Men  Phosohonol restores every nerve in the body  r-nut>p��louui tn jts proper tension ; restores  vim and vitality. Prematuro'decay nnd all sexual  weakness averted at once. Phosphonol will  make you a new man. Price 88 a box,or two for  $���   ftwJlgd feany address.  "SheScobell Drug;  thousand long tons were imported  annually into the United States.  Today the deposits of sulphur in  Louisiana are supplying the want  of the United States. And that  sulphur is not mined, but melted inside by hot air and superheated  water and pumped out. The Standard Oil company, which is operating  those mines, know how to get better results at less expense. Sir  William Ramsay, the orig-inator of  the coal-burning scheme, is confident of its success aud a small colliery in England has been placed at  his disposal for experimental purposes.  Red Tape  According to the Rossland Miner  a strange state of affairs exists in  that city with regard to the deportation of "undesirables." The following is from the current issue of the  above paper:  Geo. R. Clark has been in the  city lockup for four weeks with no  charge against him and no reason  for detaining him other than the request of the Canadian immigration  officials that he be held pending  deportation. On the 6th of May,  Chief of Police Long wired to the  superintendent: of immigration, at  Winnipeg, asking that the man be  deported immediately as he was  suffering from a contagious disense,  and that there was no proper accommodation for keeping a man any  length of time in the city jail.  A telegram was received in reply  stating that every means would be  used to expedite the matter.  Clark was charged in the police  court with assaulting his paramour,  with whom he came to this country,  the twain posing as man and wife.  He was fined $100 for the assault,  which he paid. It came out in evidence that he had given the woman,  who   is   of  the   demi-monde   class,  MOVING MACHINERY OUR SPECIALTY  If Tired ofVsTood, try Princeton Coal  soiled bank notes, says the Montreal  Star   in   a   recent   editorial   on   the  subject.    They are disgusting, dangerous and unnecessary.    The Bank  of  England���which    does   quite   a  business���never re-issues  a note at  all.      It may come in-as pure as the  driven   snow,   but  it   is never sent  out again.      Our  bank notes are issued and re-issued until a fastidious  person    would    almost     rather   do  without the   money   than  touch the  filthy things.     Some  banks are better   than    others    in    issuing  clean  notes;   and there  is   no reason why  they should   not all   be  brought up  to a high standard.   The cost.would  be trivial  when   compared  with   the  comfort and safety achieved.  mry-wwiwmma  Fire at Meadow Creek  Destructive fires are raging on  Meadow creek, near Kaslo. The  The land owned by the Wolverton  interests is affected and the fire is  spreading towards Cook's limits.  Two government firewardens  watching the territory.  are  SOLD THE  WORLD OVER  prin  ale  opens with hundreds of dollars worth of new  FURNITURE, t^^STrei for  We have been particularly successful in se-  curine the desirable kinds of furniture such  as the majority of folks are buying every day.  If you will call today we will be pleased to  show you  our beautiful line of new goods.  C. F- Edwards The Furniture Dealer  XUWUtUMtUM  Wv arc now bringing in our fresh fish twice weekly.  FRESH CHICKEN, HALIBUT  FRESH  FRASER RBVER SALMON  Give your husband a, treat and a change from Hit- Beef and Pork diet.  FRESH FARM EGGS, 35c. per dozen.  FRESH CHURNED CREAMERY BUTTER, 40c. Ifo.  Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merchants  PHOESMIX, B.C.       PHONE 2  FIRE, LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  insurance Agent  BONDS,   PLATE   GLASS,  FIDELITY   BONDS.   PL.ATI-  CO M M I S S i O N LC R   l;OR  AFFIDAVITS  T VK  ioBBa37JsgrsnraWiE5EE^S3F5ra3BlS5S' THE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  ���Y  1 _< 1.1 _* ���gj  "**!==  The Deane Hotel  Only Miners Home in the Boundary  Newly  Furnished  -from  Garret  to  Cellar  :'-/[  ' ���"  ^  p ,<  1  'At  ','���:'  To invite a person fco board at your hotel is tantamount to an  offer to take charge of, his happiuess and comfort as long as he  is beneath' its roof. We offer to do this, and all who accept  our invitation can rest assured that no effort will be spared on  buV'part to faithfully carry out our share of the contract. Our  guests /will find a home-like feeling, best of food and skilled  cooking, with a quick aud pleasant service.  "THE MINERS' HOME"  DOMINION  AVENUE  Local and General  HAND-PAINTED CHINA  1' j    We have a very vice selection to choose from.  '    V"  NOTHING NICER FOB WEDDING PRESENTS.  SMALL PLATES, $1.00, $2.25 and $3.00  LARGE, PLAQUES  $2.75 to $5.00  BON BON DISHES  (nicely painted)  $1.50  up  E. a; BLACK  -  The Jeweler  I Great Northern Railway  Trip Excursion  RATES TO THE EAST  A" few samples���Other reductions >to many  Eastern and  Middle  j      '  West Points in Canada and United States.  m��  m  '&>&$  .&.&1  >��*'  WINNIPEG   -  MONTREAL-  "QUEBEC   I   -  ^HALII^ilOC-r--;  Tb'RbNTbV~!-':  $ 6O.00  "105.00  10B.oo  \ 1 27.20  DENVER   -  ST. PAUL -  ST. LOUIS  CHICAGO  NEW YORK  $  55.00  60.00  76.oo -  72.5o  1 o8.5o  Vr^,  continuing on  1      Tickets are first-class, on  sale  May 2nd, and  different dates in May, June, July, Aug-,  and  Sept.    Final  return  limit Oct. 31st.    Liberal stopovers allowed.     Option of returning-  throug-h California at slightly  higher  rate.     For   full  particulars  "call or'address ; ** W. X. PERKINS, Agent.  1  Greenwood  ^tcig'C   1^1116  it-  J   Leave Phoenix, upper town, 8.45 a.m. \  ���    ;   ", ���        " *     lower, town,   9.00a.m. [Standard Time  - Leave Greenwood 3.00p.m. J  PROMPT ATTENTION  TO  EXPRESS AND  FREIGHT  H. M. LAING, Proprietor  'mmrg/  ���'��������� ��� ���^.�� ��� *,  W" r*>-  7? J3 E3 E3 E3KI53F  H. Laing returned to town on Monday from Springdale.  R. Hcholander, in charge of Boyles  Bros, diamond drill outfits, was a visitor to the valley during the week.  Miss Emma Rogers, sister of George  Rogers, arrived in town on Friday  from Boston f��r a few weeks' visit.  For Sale���Three-roomed log cabin,  situate on Boston J Heights, '[in first-  class condition.���Apply Pioneer office.  Jas. McDonald spent ten days in  Vancouver recently, returning to  Phoenix, via the Similkameen, on Saturday.  Presbyterian service will be held on  Sunday morning, at 11 oclock, in the  K.P. Hall. A cordial welcome. Rev.  ���T. R. Munro.  Jas. Lackie, brother of Chas. Lackie,  crossed the herring pond [a couple of  weeks ago and joined his brother here  on Monday.  Imaginary troubles,imaginary grievances and imaginary ills are what give  most lawyers, xdoctors ? and wunder-  takers their living.  Mrs, Coutts, [accompanied by her  daughter, Miss Mamie Coutts, who has  recently returned from a visit to the  coast, are spending a few days iu town.  Al. Saunders, one of the mainstays  of last season's hockey team, leaves today for "Vernon, where he has secured  a place on the lacrosse lineup of that  city.  Mr. and Mrs. Albert Biner returned  to town on Tuesday; the former from  Tulameen, where he is interested in  mineral claims, and the latter from  Spokane.  1 Mi*. Thos. McElroy, who has been  visiting her parents here in town, left  on Friday for her home in Spokane.  Her father, Wm. Murray, who is now  convalescent, accompanied her.  Miss Carroll Vann, formerly of Zieg-  felds " Follies of 1910," is>ell qualified  to impart those quaint touches of  romance and realism so pertinent to  the part of Rosie O'Brien.    ,  The Services on Sunday in St. John's  Church are: Holy Communion at 7.30  a.m., Morning Prayer at 10.30, Holy  Communion at 11 a.m., Sunday School  at 3, Evening Prayer at 7.30. Rev. L.  B. Lee, Rector.  Mrs> John Swanson and children  returned to town on Monday, after  spending a few days in Spokane.  Eddie Swanson, who is attending  school in the Coeur D'Alenes, returned  with them.  \ The stated services. inr the Catholic  church are as follows:   First and third  Sundays in the month.    Mass at 10  a.m.,    Sunday  School    at  2.30   pm.  Evening Service at  7.30   p.m.    Rev  Father Choinel, pastor.  Jos. McNeil, who is a patient in the  local hospital suffering from a severe  attack of apendicitis, is progressing  rapidly towards recovery; the timely  medical attention having done away  with the necessity for a serious operation.  P. McOallum, immigration inspector  at the line, came iu on Monday from  Grand Forks and travelled to Greenwood in the evening to be present at  the McMynn farewell smoker. Mr.  McCallum is one of the longest residents in the Boundary.  motion picture shows, have novy negotiated a long lease of the Grand I orks  opera house. Their shows in that town  have become very popular and a full  house generally greets all their performances. Their picture films poss-  ts* the novelty of always being up to  ilate, while the songs and accompaniments by Mr. Dyer are considerably  above the average. The recent addition of 1000 feet of film, making in all  4000 feet, will be continued, while the  prices will remain the same���10c. and  25c.  Miss Ada Pierce returned to Grand  Forks, on Friday, after a few days'  visit to her home.  For Rent.���Newly furnished suite of  housekeeping rooms, at Biner block,  centre upper town.���Inquire on the  premises.  Miss E. Isaacson, of Rossland, who  has been tho guest of Mr. and Mrs.  John Pierce for some days, returned to  her home on Friday.  T. B. Bonner, leaves today for his  homo in Capo Breton. It is whispered  around that he will return accompanied by a life purtner.  Methodist Church ��� Sunday school  and Bible class, 2.30 p.m.; evening service, 7.30 p.m. Prayer meeting, Thursday evening, 7.45 p.m. J. J. Nixon,  pastor. Subject for Sunday's sermon:  "One of our great mistakes."  Geo. Elkins returned on Monday  from Nanaimo, whore he attended the  twenty-third annual convention of the  Knights of Pythias Grand Lodge of  British Columbia. The annual report  of the Grand Chancellor shows the order to b" making great strides iu membership, while the financial standing  is excellent. The Grand Chancellor for  the ensuing year is S. S. Winn, a Rossland lawyer.  "CaseyJones," WithOUie Mack  " Casey Jones," Oliver Labadie's  latest comedy success, which will be  seen under the management of Norton  and Andrew, at the Phoenix opera  house, next Wednesday night, is a  comedy of character types, and is distinguished by an abundauce of wholesome humor, energetic action, breezy  repartee and sympathetic touches of  human emotion, interspersed with  numerous singing and dancing numbers. Ollie Mack, of Murray und Mack  fame, will be seen in the role of the  jovial, typical celt, "Casey Jones,"  who finds the romance of his life at  Rosie O'Brien's villa.  Information is being sought by Mrs.  Kate Ryan, of 751, Third-avenue,  Brooklyn, N.Y., as to the whereabouts  of Patrick Ryan, of Bodike, Co. Clare,  Ireland. He was at one time employed  in the mines near Adelaide, Australia,  and is supposed to have come to B.C.  Marcia Harris, who was identified  with Weber and Field's productions  for three successive seasons makes  notable the role of Miss Merrifield, the  spinster, who, when asked if a long  stocking would hold her most desired  Xmas gifts, replied, "No, but a pair of  socks would." Seats can be reserved  at Tom Brown's.  A. S. Hood, secretary of the Phoenix Electric Light and Water company, for the past two years, resigned  his position this week. In future all  the business connected with the company will be transacted through Jos.  Strutssel at the Granby office. Mr.  Hood will be found in his office, next  door to the Electric Light company's  former office. Ho expects to leave the  city about October 1st.  Dr. Dickson and Ed. Black, who left  Phoenix last week, for Spokane, riding their motor bikes, were obliged to  take advantage of Jim Hill's forethought in building a railroad to that  place.   They found tho roads on the  f other side in bad shape, and from  Laurier to Orient they were almost impassable on account of the rains. They  boarded the train at Colville and spent  three days in Spokane, returning by  train to Phoeuix.  Messrs. Wetherell and McAstocker,  the enterprising   proprietors    of   the  The Yukon Boundary  In an interview given at Prince  Rupert to a representative of a  coast contemporary, Dr. Alfred  Thompson, member of parliament  for the Yukon, briefly outlined the  legislation proposed and effected for  the advancement of his far northern  constituency. Dr. Thompson has  in mind a proposal tor the readjustment of the northern boundaries.  The talk  of disgruutled Alaskans  asking  Canada   to  take   over   that  territory he took little stock in, but  he believed that  it would be for the  benefit  of   both   Canada   and   the  United States to straighten out the  boundary  line  agreed   upon  by the  Alaskan arbitration  board,  so   that  Yukon  could   have   an   opening to  the seaboard.     He believed that the  boundary should run with  the coast  from here or Portland canal straight  into   the   Lynn   canal,    at   Haines,  where  the   United   States  government   is   now   maintaining  a  fort.  This would give to Canada the port  of Skagway, and  in   return  for this  the Dominion  could well   afford  to  concede other available lands in the  north, or the Mother Country could  concede to the   United States lands  in   some other part   of the British  Empire  the   United    States   might  desire. ..  "Of course," concluded the doctor, '��� I do not know if I am going  to carry it through at the first session, but I have talked with members and also with influential leaders  in the United States and I feel  much encouraged. By the time of  my return I shall have formulated  my plans and shall be glad to let  you have them because I believe  Prince Rupert will naturally become  the supply point for the Yukon, and  I also think it may become a great  factor in Alaska development, customs duties notwithstanding,"  Here you will find  Smart Suits, and  if your desire is to  look well dressed  visit our Clothing  Department.  I'll  Suits ready-for-service,  or made-to-your-measure  We can please you well  in either.  Ill  We've rather spread ourselves this season on  "Snappy" Clothes  and we want every fellow  hereabouts to see our  snowing of  Style-Craft  TAILORED CLOTHES  | N. J. Carson & Co.  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.  * t   A  m  STEAM HEATED.  James Marshall, Prop.  ELECTRIC  Phoenixf  LIGHTEDflL   '  ROYAL  BILLIARD  PARLORS  Beautiful Selection of Pipes, Cigaf,?  Tobaccos.    All the most populale-^  blends of Cigarettes, etc.'''~ \*  Cosgrove & McAstocker, Props.  Mineral Act.  Form  F  Certificate of Improvements.  MEN   ONLY  NOTICE  "Kganvillc' Mincial Claim, fcitiiutc in the  Grand Forkb Mining Division of Yule district.  Where located:���Franklin C'unp.  TAKE NOTICK that I. Donald J. Mathchon.  agent for William J. Prcndcrgast, Free Miner's  Certificate, No. .15867B, and John S. Boycc,  Free Minor's Certificate No. 35859, and Chris.  H. Reeves, Free Minor's Certificate Xo B50732,  intend, tixty days from tho date hireof < o apply  to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Clown Grant of the abovo claim.  And fin thor Uko notice that action, urdcr  hection 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Impiovoment-  Dfttod this 10th day ot Apiil, A.D. 1012.  V. J. MATHESON. Agent.  If you come to  me for treatment  expect to be  cured. If others  have failed expect me to cure  you. Unless I  know that I can  cure you I will  not accept your  case,audio every  instance I treat  by my own original advanced  and scientific  methods.  ���TITANIC.  Wreck of the Ti tunic, lurgebt, best  written, best illustrated, and mast attractive book ever offered the public  for $1.00. Agents wanted: biggest  commission ever; freight prepaid; outfit free. Send 10c, cost of mailing.  Rush today l,o Maritime Publishing  Co., Box !H, St. John, N.B.  Mineral Act.  Form F  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  PUBLIC NOTICE  Scobell's Liquor, Tobacco  and Drug Cure pnm%Ad&  Alcohol, Tobacco and DrugB. It counteracts the  effects almost Instantly���removes all cravings.  After taking the treatment there will never be any  need to drink intoxicants or use drugs again. Can  be given secretly. We have yet to hear of one  failure. Mailed under separate cover to any ad-  ^ress. J'rlee 85.00 box, or% boxes for SKL0O. *b��  doolMtl Drug Oo., &. Ofttb��r����ic��, Uni.  TAKE NOTICE that I intend to  apply to the Board of License Com-  missioneis for the city of Phoenix at  their next sitting for a transier of  the Liquor License held by ine for tho  King's Hotel, Knob Hill Avenue, to  James E. McDonald.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C, this 25th  day of April, 1012.  (Signed)   Esther Shka.  Executrix K. P. Sitka.  N O T I C K.  "Athelstan" Mineral Claim, situate in tho  Grand Forks Mining Division of Yale diati ict.  Where located:���Franklin Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Donald J. Mathr*on.  agent for William J. Prendcrg.ist. Ficc MinciV  Certificate No. 35S67B. and John S. Boyce. Free  Miner's Coitiflcntc No. 3383011, and Chris. M.  Reeves, Ficc Minei h <Jcitiflcnlo No B507JJ, intend (SO daj m from the date hereof, to apply lo tho  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpo^o of obtaining a Ciown  Giant of the .ibovo claim.  And further take notioo that action, undci  section :)7, must be commenced before tho is-  bUrfiicc of iuch Ccit'llcate of Inipio\cmonts.  Dated thif, 10th day of April, A.D. 1012.  D. J. MATHESON, Agent.  MY FEES ARE FAIR, AND MY  OURES ARE PERMANENT  Spermatorrhoea, Organic Weakness, Lost Vigor, Varicocele, Hydrocele, Con ti acted Disorders,  Specific Blood Poison, Piles and  Strictures���restoring all affected  organs to normal and healthy action  in shoxtest possible space of time.  VISIT  DR. KELLY'S  GREAT MUSEUM  See all the forms of Dispn^cs of Men.  Consultation and instructive booklet free  at office oi by mail.  I  to  210 HOWARD STREET  8POKANE -       - WASH.  Dr. de Van's Female Pills  A reliable French ngi lator: neve' fail-, These  pills are exceedingly powerful in regulating- tho  generative portion of the female system. Refuse  all cheap imitationr. !>r. de Tan's are sold at  ^JU^ ��rihKe for ila "ailed to any address.  XlurSoofeoU Orxut ~-��., St. Catb&rlnes, Ont.  Fire, Life and Accident Insurance.      General Ag-ents.  Issuer of Marriage Licences  Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.  CITY OF PHOENIX  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  the first sitting of tho Annual Court  of Revision for the Municipality of the  City of Phoenix, will he held at the  City Hall, on Monday, the 3rd day of  June, 1012, at 2 p.m., for the purpose  of hearing and determining complaints  against the assessment roll as made hy  the Assessor for the year 1912.  H. Hahtiyky, Assessor.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C.,  April 19th, 1912.


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