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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Mar 20, 1915

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 > ������'  I  .<�� ��TWj'-i' pWrtitiwuj** mm*  ���^i^wiii^i^wi^wywwmfflr  SSI  The largest coppor mines in  the Dominion ai;e situated  at .Phoenix. The .'Granby.  Co. employs 500 men, and  has a monthly pay roll of  over $50,000; Two railroads  afford access to the* city.  f  Devoted to th^ Interests of the Boundary Mining District  SIXTEENTH YEAR  The Phoenix Pionber Is  published in the highest  municipality in Canada-  altitude, 4,800 ft. The city  has a population of 1,60%  and possesses first-class  hotels, opera house, schawls  Popular Masquerade  The fancy dress and "hard times"  masquerade held in  the ballroom of  the Miners'  Union hall, on St.,Patrick's    Day,     surpassed   the    inosi  sanguine expectations of its promo-  tors, the Woman's Patriotic society.  The   ballroom   was   crowded   with  spectators   and   dancers,   while  tin*,  costumes and characters were of tht-  most wondering' and varied description and must   have   taxed   the skill  and   ingenuity   ofthe   wearers' to a j  a very  high  degree.    The  work of I  the judges was by no means  a sinecure and   not   a   little difficulty was  experienced in   choosing  those who  in "their  opinion" were entitled  to  the prizes.  Although given the designation  of "hard times" there was little if  anything of such a condition present, and most of the costumes appeared to indicate the other extreme.  Of course,   as was  only  natural  on  Ireland's saint day,   the green  and      ,  _.���.,.���. .^u  tu  mc iau-  the shamrock were first favorite and I Cy dress  list and  awarded  to Mrs.  figured   largely    in    the   design    of  many   of  the   characters   and   costumes.      The Ironsides orchestra of  six-pieces furnished   the  music, and  what   must   not    be    over-looked,  generously  placed  their services at  the disposal   of  the society-without  recompense.     Encores  were  in  unlimited demand, which in  itself was  sufficient proof  of the   pleasing nature of the program rendered.     The  problem   of  feeding   the multitude,  for it was  a   multitude,   was   easily  surmounted by the refreshment committee   and   there   was    more   than  enough  to   go   round.     The- grand  march was   a  spectacle   well   worth  witnessing,   but^the   ever-changing  .variety of dress, color and character  was .too. much for  the judges, so it  had to be repeated.      The following  were eventually adjudged   the  prize  winners:  Fancy Dress-���Ladies' best sustained character, Mrs. j. T. Mullan,  as grandma; second ditto, Mrs. W  Wills, as lady, early Victorian era;  gentlemen'.-; best sustained character, Wm. Wills, as a troubadour;  second J.  Ingram, civil war veteran;  gentlemen's comic, G. 'Evan's,' Uncle  Tom; second ditto, Geo. Clerf as  Dutchman; ladies' comic, Mrs. Geo.  Clerf, suffragette; second ditto, Mrs.  Roy Clark, as Topsy.  Hard Time Dress���Ladies' best  sustained character, MtohV. Mayers,  as a Bowery girl; second ditto, no  award ; gentlemen's  best sustained  character, ���: ,   Old   Churn;  second ditto, Thos, Beaulieu, Tough  Times;   gentlemen's comic, Ab. McQueen, Tipperary Mary; second ditto,  Jos.   Madore,   hobo;   best   lady  walzer, Mrs. Andrene; second, Mrs.  Danworth.     Best  seller   of  tickets  Mrs. J. A. Miller.   The judges failed  to find any  competitors  for the ladies' comic costume, so they awarded  an   additional    two   prizes   in   the  ladies'   best   sustained  series.      These   went   to   Miss   M  Bateman  and Mrs. T. Beaulieu.     A  similar difficulty arose in the case of  the second   prize in   the ladies' best  sustained  hard  times   character, so  this also was  tranferred  to the fan-  PHOENIX, .B.C., SATURDAY,  MARCH 20,   1915  Mining Notes; of British Columbia  Platinum to the value of $1*000  was taken out of the Tulameen last  season. '   '  F. E. Keffer, long connected with  the B. C. Copper Co., is moving  from Greenwood to-Spokane.  It is reported that Patsy Clark,is  interested in the reopening of the  Galena farm, near Silverton.  If conditions are favorable and  the water is sufficient, the Cork-  Province will resume operations  about the first of April,  O.   V.   While,   superintendent of  the   Slocan   Star mine,   Sandon, is  fancy dress  authority for the statement that the  Slocan Star mill will resume  opera-  ported favorably   on   it, a   chute  of  feet, and it is expected that it will  cut into the- Deadman vein in another month. On that vein a drift  will be run and then a raise to the  upper workings, where in the early  days a large amount of rude lead  ore was taken out.  A new company has been   organized to develop the  gold   properties  on Georgia river, Portland Canal, in  which   Messrs. Beaton   and   Hems-  worth   of  Vancouver,   and   W.   J.  Dickie   of  Duncan   are   interested.  The  organization   meeting   will   be  held at Victoria this week.    Messrs.  Leckie and Kirkpatrick, who examined the property two years ago, re  B. C. vs. Ontario  M. Rukin.   The following composed  the   various   committees���Refreshment:'Mrs.  J.   V. Ingram,   Mrs. J.  A. Miller, Mrs. W. Hufty, Mrs. W.  Murray and Mrs. Frank McDonald.  Reception���Mrs.   Jas.   Pyper,   Mrs.  J.   A. Morrin  and  Mrs.   C.has.   M.  Campbell.      Light   Refreshments���j  Mrs.      Dan    McKinnon    and    Mrs.  Owens.     Prizes���Mrs. O. D. Bush,  Mrs.   R. 'Turner   and   Miss    Helen  McKeown.     Judges���J.    Mulligan,  F. Harbinson,   F.   C. Graham, Mrs.  J. R. Munro and Mrs. Nelson.  The following   figures   were submitted by Mrs.   J.   A.   Morrin, secretary    of  the  Woman's    Patriotic  Society, for publication:  March   11���-Balance   last  ..'..- report. . . .-. .   $277 -75  11���Collection .... 1  90  "       11���Donation  . . .'. 2 00  "       15���Proceeds of the  "Outlaw Game"  "       19���Proceeds of the  . Masquerade Ball  16 00  140 50  tions shortly.  During February 153 tons mdre  of zinc ore .were shipped from the  Slocan than during February :of  1914. The zinc shipments last month  totaled 855 tons. , Of this quantity  the Rambler contributed 84 ton's;  John L. Retallack & Co. 86 tons;  the Surprise, 516 tons; the Utica,  43 tons, and the   Hewitt, 126   tons.  The Payne mine owners, have  driven 300 feet on an 800-foot raise.  This raise will connect the new tunnel with the No. 8 level. The work  is going on most favorably. At the  Noble Five mine the tunnel, which  is being   driven, is   in   about  1,600  high grade ore being found in a  narrow vein at the point of intersection with a larger one.  R, J. McDonell returned this week  from  Telkwa,    says   the   Omineca  Herald, where he had been  arrang-('aS,avot)ic j^jxtuj-g..  ing for the shipment of the first car-1     .,-''.     u    u.    ��u���. ~u>   .���-,<?   ..o  fe r ��������������   Asked  who he  thought   was   re  load of ore from the Coronada group | ...  In the course of an  informal talk  with    a   week-end   visitor   to   this  city, a  couple of weeks  ago, a  representative- of the Pioneer put the  question direct:   "Is the proportion  of    non.English    speaking    people  greater in Ontario- than  it is in the  province  of British   Columbia  (the  French excepted)?   The answer was  a   surprise.'    "You   will   probably  scarcely believe me," said the traveller, "but as far as my own personal   observation goes,  I  believe   the  proportion in   the older province to  be much greater than  is the case in  B.C.      I think i am in a position  to  judge, as   I am  on   the go continuously some  months  from   week end  to week."     Take  Port Arthur and  that district for instance.   Why practically the   whole  laboring  class   is  composed of the natives of Southern  and   central   Europe.    At  first they  were   almost  entirely   Italians,   but  now they are strongly reinforced by  Game Act  According to the new regulations  of the Game Act, it is now necessary  for all applicants for bounties to  state,the number of their gun licence  and produce���the.whole-hide -of,the  animal." The amount now awarded  for predatory animals is $3.00 for:a  coyote, $7.50 for a wolf, and $1S!00  for a cougar.  on Hudson Bay mountain. He had  a separate track put in, and the ore  will go down this week on its way  to San Francisco. This is the first  car lot to go from the valley although  smaller shipments have been made.  Mr. McDonell says the Coronada is  looking exceptionally good and it  will not be long until another car of  ore is ready.  Political Notes  The controversy which raged  throughout the Boundary district  ever since the dissolution of the  legislature, over the respective  new boundaries of Grand Forks and  Greenwood districts, has now been  settled, that is as far as tbe position  of   Phoenix   is   concerned.      Greeh-  sponsible, or whether the movement  to'Canada was a spontaneous one,  he said that it was part of the  scheme of the big, railroad companies to supply themselves with  cheap labor,, The Canadian Northern had inaugurated their steamship  serviceat first with this end in view.  Mining in Similkameen  The British Columbia Copper is  preparing for extensive operations at  Princeton camp as soon as weather  permits, and 25 men will be added  immediately to the force that has  been employed there during' the  winter. Diamond drilling and other  preliminary work will be rushed.  Oscar Lachmund, manager for the  British Columbia  Copper .company  left for New York on Friday last to  attend   the  annua!   meeting.     It is  expected that the company's smelter  at Greenwood will be put into active  commission.      It  also   is expected  that the company will deal with the  matter of ore transportation.    If the  Canadian   Pacific or Great Northern  do not build to CcTpper mountain the  company probably will build a tramway for its own use.  F. P. Cook of Granite creek is ex-  hibiting  some    fine   specimens    of  nugget gold ranging in , value from  $25 down to $1.    These  were  bb-  tained from the Granite Creekplacers  recently, and are an   indication   of  the  riches   recovered   in  the  early  days amounting to $500,000.   . Mr.  Cook has   loaned   his  collection of  platinum nuggets, about 40, to  the  Canadian mineral exhibit^tt<tifte. Fan-  am a-Pacific    exhibition,   i EQlKiaum  also is found in the Tulameei|7-irTvert  and some of its tributaries. , -' rX ,  Lee, engineer for the'Lost  "Just let there be any slackening Creek Mining company of Seattle  up in the work of railroad building, 1 and princeton, will shortly resume  and the influx into the cities will be\ development operations on the placer  such as to open the eyes of the ground at Roany camp. ' . . "  Canadians as   to   the   immensity  of \     In the Groundhog coal basin   ex-  this particular.class of immigration  If never another entered the country for; fifty years, we never could  begin to assimilate those that are  already here. .We give our governments far too much credit for big  annual,immigration returns."  perts sent there by the Welsh coal  magnate, D. A. Thomas, have found  lignite, anthracite and bituminous  coal.  Commencing Monday  next,   the  hour of closing   the   local pbstofnee  will be changed  from   seven o'clock _  to 6.30 p.m.     This brings   tbe clos-  A coroner's inquest into the cause hDg tjme for tne transaction of busi-  the death   rtf   TVihn    Tnt.����-��-    ...t-_ I  Balance on hand.  r.     .      ,    .,.���     . ,wood district has  been  extended so  Charles A... Miller is a trapperand   that it  includes Carmi and Canvon I nf rh> rWh   ���r r ��� h r  u                     I '"* "'"* *"* "JC ��*.,Sa��,OD .or ousi.  lives ,n Princeton.     As trapping is a   City, Wesbridge and Camp  McKil     ��L    l'    H    ��   /^n Johnson, who Less orj  a   Jfne with  tbat prevaflinff  $43S  t5,poor   business   this   season   he   haS|ney.      Phoeni^s stiU int^i^^'^^^ and Grand ��rks.    ��  ilectoral dfsfnVf   ...u:;u -.___'/         .    .            .    - uli   inursaa^/the event of a tram   being unusually  this   season   he   has  spent   the    winter   hunting   bounty/^^ being unusu'a/i*  Five people were   interdicted   last   animals.     He informed the Similka-   not appear   to   have   been   chan-ed "'"^   *. after   the   hearfne- of/late the postmaster has signified his  'n.een Star that last month , he   went   Under the   Dew   schemToC^^\lT^Vt^7'T^med * Verd''Ct/Mention of keeping the Jcket open  huntino- up Ashnola   river   with   W.   bution    the    represeaTation    of   thJ ^^"^ ^^ /unt�� ^veD o'clock.^ P   ���  W.    Triplett.       They           '  month in Chilliwack.  Fresh Arrivals at the  The Big Store  Celery, Crisp and Nice - 2 Bunches, 25c.  Hot House Lettuce  New Spinach  Hot House Rhubarb  Green Onions  Radish, H. H.    -      -  Grape Fruit, large size  -     35c. lb.  2 lb. 25c.  20c. lb.  2 bunches, 15c.  2 bunches, 15c.  10c. each  .     killed    three (province is increased to 47 members-  cougars, and he states that Triplett,       Th_   -'���._. e   ���-,  who had a license to kill a deer, s^ot  c"   ' v;nf;���    f    ��      ���'? ^^"^^ative  -      ���        -                  -   I convention for Grand Forks   has not  yet been announced, bnt a meeting  of the local Conservatives will most  likely be held during the coming  week for the purpose of selecting  delegates to the convention in  Grand Forks.  j one of these animals. They packed  the carcass to Dunn's cabin openly,  'where the game warden arrested  and took them to Keremeos, where  Miller was fined $12.50 or ten days  in jail. Miller being broke, took the  ten clays, but H. H. Hill stepped in  and paid Miller's fine.  Mr. Miller thinks that he has been  harshly treated and would appeal the  case   if  he x had    the   money.       He  states positively that   the   deer was  shot and owned by Triplett, and that  : he merely assisted in the packing of  j the meat   to   the   railway.    Triplett  I was not fined which would   seem  to  j imply   that   he   had   a   right  to the  I deer.     The   case   was   tried   before  j Dick Cawston, and is  causing  considerable comment in the district.  'Phone 56  P. O. Box 309  We pride Ourselves on Nice Bananas, and the Finest  of California Oranges.  Fatal Accident  FOR A LIMITED TIME^A/E OFFER  Potatoes in Sack Lots       -       $1.75   100 lbs.  Five Sack Lots - -    . 1.50  100 lbs.  OUR AIM IS YOUR SATISFACTION.  The   fiist   serious   accident   since  the resumption of operations  by the  Granby mine,   in November, occurred   on   Wednesday,   soon   after   the  morning shift went on,   and resulted  in the  death   of John  Johnson   and  serious injuries   to   his  partner, another miner  named   Daniel   Larson.  The mishap took place in one of the  chutes   on   the    two   hundred   level  and was brought about   by a fall of  rock   from   the   "back."      The deceased   miner,   who  was  unmarried  and 24 years  of age, was  a nephew  of A. O. Johnson, proprietor of the  Knob Hill hotel.  Mr. Johnson was a sober and industrious young man, having resided  in Phoenix three years, during which  time he had won the respect of all  with whom he came in contact. The  funeral takes place on Sunday at  1.00 p.m. . .  The rejuvenation of the Liberal  party in Phoenix was commenced  on Tuesday, when at a meeting the  following officers were elected: T.  Beaulieu, pres; vice president, W.  Bellis, treas., N. J. Carson; sec, J.  Evans; pres. executive board, F.  McDonald; delegates to the convention, Oscar Gustafso.n, Axel Gustaf-  son, Dr. Ritchie and W. McGilli-  vray.  The Liberal convention for Greenwood district was held in Greenwood, on Wednesday, and resulted  in the unanimous choice of Dr. J.  D. McLean to contest the riding.   ��.   Granby's Production  According to a  statement   by the  mining editor of the Vancouver Province, the  present   outlook   for   the  Granby company's operations on its  low grade ores  of the   Boundary is  brighter, and there is a   prospect of  these ores   being   supplemented   by  extensive shipments ofthe refractory  silicious gold   ores   of the  Republic  camp.     The Granby company's copper production at Grand Forks during the past year was about 10,000,-  000 lbs., and at  Anyox   about   12,-  000,000   lbs.   copper.     The   Anyox  plant also produced about 2800 ozs.  gold and 130,000 ozs.  silver.  The Little Store  First Street. Knight & Barnes, Props.  W. G. Kenne'dy, of Greenwood,  spent a few hours in the city on  Friday.  SPECIAL FOR  SATURDAY:  Hot House Lettuce���  40c. per !b.  Green Onions���  5c. per Bunch  Fancy Rhubarb���  20c. per lb.  Parsley, 10c. per Bunch  Celery,   1 5c.  (C  tt  .  Watch Our Advertisement Every Saturday  0  / [pV; j"tt.f_ ' j'/CtriHI/V'i'  WfXWrXX  $WX.:��&X  nXt'X^lik^x  mXi'M-X  X  uxm^^xm:.'"  t$X$Mx}Mx  ftixm<7Xx:��xx  XJ-:  IV.    .'',���'  j;IW: -';. ���  W#!I'&I  :X��  P  1  if  '*$*  eV-v  15h  r.&  m  |M"  xm  1  tf'*i^  1 vft  i'W  :#:  ||  I.'  i '-'W  !-l  *H1|  :l'  ' $3  "���1 ,  I  J  4  4  1  ���i-  '.'I:.  '��>.���<(���:'  I  k;3 r:  W  'V.  XUi  m si  t��^jlf;:'  fcar  Pft;  i':  Imi.  P  :aW:S��K��wBait,;; Mmrns,; sbjkeish tolumbia.  �� MAGIC  of the prospector class have been re- unskilled management. Yet in pre-  cruited from the English and French vious years mining enterprises sufl  speaking miners engaged in the fered from just such absurdities���  {large mines,  ���--���'������---- ..... _  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  ; .it Phoenix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  ���v       2.50 to United States.  G. Kay  Publisher.  Daily Mining Record.  but now, that big corporations have declared war on any  man who has the misfortune toj With unconscious' flattery- the  claim English as his mother tongue, j Liberals of B.C., or rather what is  it will not be long before the left of them, have dubbed the Con.  woods and mountains of this prov- servative organization, the machine,  ince will know him no more. The This machine, they claim, is not  situation is simply a matter of cause quite the thing for this province, so  and effect.     Let the companies give I m lieu of voters they have called to  Boundary District of British Columbia  RICH   IN   MINERAL,   AGRICULTURAL  AND   LUMBERING   POSSIBILITIES���  A MOST PROMI8INQ FIELD FOR THE INVESTOR.  ^0L  ADVERTISING SCALE  _  Appiicntion for Liquor Liconco (so days) ..jss.oo j taken by the foreigner.  the "white'* miner emplopment, and  the "white" prospector will require  little or any special consideration  at the hands of the department of  mines. In other words he is bankrupt, because his place in the mine is  Application tor Traunfor of Ucouoo $7.60  OortiflcaUiof Improvement (fltidnys)       $10.00  Application to Purchase Land noticca (00 days)   810.00  ��mall Wator Noticog (30 days)  $7.60  Delinquent Co-Ownership notices !W days $25.00  Duplicate) Cortlflcnlo of Title notioos..  Cards of Thank*, 00 conts.  'All other loifol advertisiiiir, 12 coute a lino,  ���Ingle column, for the llrxt insertion; and S  cent* a lino foroaoh subsoquciit insertion, nonpareil moasurcmont.  Display ads $1.00 per inch, single  column, per month. Transient ads.  50c. per inch, pet issue; subsequent in-  sWitions, 35c. per inch.  their aid a mighty battle cry, which  they foolishly imagine is going to  bring the fabric down tottering about  their ears. . Jericho and Joshua all  over again.  "The Toronto police court, "says  the  Montreal Star,   "furnished an  excellent example, the other day, of  German  Treitschkeism   carried to  001 wards its logical conclusion. A Ger.  man army officer, suspected of perjury  in  connection   with some evidence he had given before the magistrate, explained that while the evidence in question might have been  false���he did not feel himself bound  Saturday, March 20, 1915.  Hon. W.   Bowser was forced to  resignJthree times last night;  Price  Ellison was denied admission to the  Senate four times; the McBride administration   wasgreturued  with an  even greaterjmajority than last time,  and before breakingjup'the crowd at  the Brooklyn hotel [forced the Dan-  danellesj.lhanged^the ^Sultan   and  divided bis harem among the bunch.  It is now five years since the government began   to take active and  energetic steps to combat the curse  of bovine  tuberculosis   in this pro-  vine.    This action was taken after  the leading scientists of the world  had  declared  after   exhaustive  research   that  tuberculosis  could   be  communicated from animal to man.  Experimental   work   in   Edinburgh  amongst children affected with  consumption, proved that out of seventy-two cases investigated, sixty-five  were ofthe bovine, while seven were  ofthe human type.    With such evidence as this  before  them  the government   passed  an   amendment to  the Contagious diseases Act making  the testing of all milk cows compulsory.    When   this   was   first  commenced the  percentage  of reactors  to the tuberculin  test in the principle dairy   districts   was  as follows:  Gulf Islands, 7 per cent; Vancouver  . Island,   ,10 per  cent;  Lower Mainland, 15 per cent.    That the efforts  of the government to  stamp out the  plague have met with -extrordinary  success   is  proved  conclusively-   by  the  latest  test   which   showed   the  following: Gulf Islands, no reactors;  Vancouver Island, 7 per cent; Lower Mainland, 5*4  per cent,  making  a  record   that  few, if any   country  in the world can equal.    During the  progress of this campaign hundreds  of    infected      cattle     have     been  slaughtered,   aud   who can say the  number of infantile  lives that have  been  saved   by   the   government's  forethought.     As   to    the   charges  that the government were spreading  the disease  by allowing  the sale of  infected   stock   for   meat   purposes,  little  credence   need   be    attached.  People nowadays require something  more than bare charges.  They must  have   facts,   and   in   this   case,  like I  many others the facts  are not forthcoming.  I miles westj|jof Valaparaiso, Chili  It was-the home of Alexander Selkirk for four years, and it is commonly supposed that it was from  that individual that Daniel Defoe  obtained the data for his famous  book "Robinson Crusoe."  Juan Fernandez island, where the  ..... Dresdenl'came to grief, is  a little  to   the   narrower : conventions   of dot of ,aod ia the Pacific' about 49��  , , ��� I .~:i ...���..111-*   *r_i :--     r-., ...  strict veracity as he had not taken  the German oath.  To carry this gentleman's line of  reasoning one step further, is there,  any consideration of ordinary truth J  or decency   which   may    bind  the  German  private citizen?    If kaiser  and imperial chancellor may lie and  cheat for  'reasons���of state,'  if the  German officer may perjure himself  under oath to save his skin, is there  any reason why a German merchant  should not lie and cheat^to save his  dollars?    All he need do is convince  his conscience that his welfare is the  welfare     of    the .fatherland   and  Treitschkeism will do the rest."  The Wall Street Journal says that  "no man could have foreseen; that  in a bare six months Germany,  blind, furious, futile, fighting like a  rat, would be screaming like ai  spanked baby."  Many hockey fans have been asking why Phoeuix did not secure one  ofthe silver cups at stake between  that team and Trail.    It was understood   that   goals    on   the   round  counted.     Phoenix,  on  the  round!  consisting of the game at Trail and J  the game at Phoenix was ahead one  goal.    This should entitle them to  the Nelson Daily Newscup.    How  ever, apparently other arrangements  were  made and agreed   to, the result   being that  the .first game, a  draw,   was  left out  of the count.  This on being replayed at Rossland,  returned Trail as the winners.   Trail  therefore getting the . McBride cup  which was supposed.to be settled in  the   first game played.'   No doubt  Phoenix was a consenting party to  the arrangement, and a good sporting spirit prevailed between the two  teams to the last    But, on the play  they   certainly were entitled to  the  News trophy.���Rossland Miner.  Take your mother-in-law to the  Palm, says an ad in the Merritt  Herald, but what's the use, a fellow  can't hang her oh the palms that  grow in the Nicola.'  DRAYING  Of all kinds promptly attended  to.    Rapid Express and Bag-j  gage Transfer.    Careful attention to all orders.    Phone A56.  James G. McKeown  At a meeting of the Grand Forks-  board of trade last week, it was decided  to  give   some  support  to  a  petition   from   the   holders   of free  miner's licenses who are praying the  government to  exercise some  dis.  - cretion in   the cases  of parties who  have been unable  to fulfil the terms  ,- laid down in the Mineral Act.    This  is a commendable move on the part  '   of our  sister  city's board  of trade,  ..   for if the   terms  of  the Act are en-  ;   forced   this year,   it spells   nothing  ��� but  blue   ruin   for   hundreds.    The  fact   is   becoming  more   aud   more  apparent that  the .cult of the pros-  ,   fJector is   practically   disappearing,  and when it does so the mining in-  , \ dustry of British ^Columbia  will be  ,  the poorer for it.  Hitherto the ranks  Canada is a new  country. : She  has never before been called upon  to equip and train a, modern army  for active service in the most terrible of all wars, a proceeding which  entails a tremendous amount of purchasing work on pur untried depart,  ment of militia.    Yet certain members of His Majesty's Loyal Opposition at Ottawa (God Save the King)  seem to expect from them a measure of efficiency on a par with that  of a European  war office wbich has  at its back a highly-trained military  staff maintained for the purpose.   It  is all  very well  for the Opposition  to say that such expert help would  have been forthcoming for the asking, but Canada doesn't want it and  we have a proof of this in Laurier's  summary   dismissal   of   the   finest  militia   commander the   Dominion  ever had���Lord Dundonald.  Western mines are being operated  upon a commendable business basis  to a greater degree than ever before.  Investors are becoming educated to  the fact that every Tom, Dick and  Harry is not qualified to successfully  run a mine: that something more is  involved than the mere digging of a  hole in the earth. They have learned that miniog is as much a profession as medicine, and that a min  ng engineer must acquire an education, reinforced by practical experience along special lines. No shoe  manufacturer would," for example,  place an unlettered sailor in charge  of his business; nor should a mining  company entrust its affairs to equally  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Goal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and APj  berta, 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 81 an acre. Not  more than 2,660 acres will be leased to  one applicant.   >  Application for a lease must be mode]  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 most  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in uneur-  reyed territory the tract applied for  shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  - Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $6 which will be re?  funded if the rights applied for are not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the-merchantable  output of the mine at the rate of five  cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  voyalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, such returns should be furnished at least once  a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered  necessary for the working of the mine  at the rate of $10.00 an acre.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of 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  Probably no district in the Dominion of Canada possesses so great an array of  potentialities as the above.   The mountains throughout its entire length and breadth  are" almost without exception mineraliferous, containing gold, silver, copper, iron and  other valuable ores, while in a few localities there are  more than surface indications  of the presence of coal. ~  FOREST AND MINERAL WEALTH  Its forest stretches are among the richest in the province, and what is of great  importance, easily accessable to river and railway. There is scarcely a square mile of  it that is not either equipped with high tension wires, or which could not be reached  by the expenditure ofthe smallest outlay. Not the least attraction from the point of  view of the investor, is the sites for water power, which abound in this district.  Just at present an immense amount of interest is  being directed  to the recent  free gold discovery in Greenwood, while in the same district is to be seen one of the  best equipped free gold properties in the west, a not inconsiderable asset in these days  of industrial depression and shrinkage of gold reserves.     It is in this district where is  situated the Phoenix and Grand  Forks properties of the  Granby Consolidated, together with those ofthe British Columbia Copper company.    In the former camp, and  surrounding it for, miles on all  sides, are acres of crown-granted mineral claims, all  awaiting the advent ofthe investor.    The title deeds  to these properties, thanks to a   I  beneficent series of mining laws, are  unimpeachable, and if proof is wanted  of the  statement, let us point to the almost entire absence of mining litigation in the courts  of the province.  AGRICULTURE AND FRUIT-GROWING CENTRE  The possibilities of the Boundary as an agricultural and fruit-growing centre  are also worthy of investigation, and a visit to some of its spendidly equipped or-  chards will prove a revelation to the stranger. The highways throughout the Boundary makes this section of the province the motorists paradise^ millions having been  spent on the construction of government roads..  No locality is  better served  with  railroads  than  the Boundary district.    At  present this section  is served-by two of the greatest-systems on the continent, the  C. .P. R. and Great Northern companies, while within a few' months the route to the  Pacific coast''will' be commercially curtailed by the opening of the new K. V. V.  branch of the former.  m  UTTON'i  for gardep and farm are best I  for B.C��oil. So��. Catalogue for  solid guarantee oirmziiy  _jan<i ��ermiri&tion  S��&d now for Copy free   .  Sutton &Soias,Tho Kings Soodmon  . A.%S.Weotfward  Vict-onei     C(       Voncovver  ��� 15 Fori- ar. 667.firanvil!oak  gQlt ACKWTg FOB BWITIBW ^OUUMftlA  The  Phoenix  Pioneer  has for 16 Years been recognized as the Mining  Medium of the Boundary  country.  In the matter of ad-  vertising, it reaches the  ������ right kind of people, and  an advertisement in its  columns    Is    certain    of  . quick and profitable results. ���  In the matter of all  things pertaining to the  progress ofthe district it  is a- reliable and trustworthy authority. It's  American subscription list  is one of the largest in  the Kootenay.  When arriving in town  subscribe for it. When  leaving keep your subscription alive. You may  want to come back again.  Advertisers should call  or write for our Advertising rate card. The local  paper, is the local medium  for  local   business   men.  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In-  valid'* Hotel, Buffalo  haB beon recommended for over forty years as a  tonic for wohiod. It is helpful in tho equalization of fho circulation of the blood and in regulating, tho action of tho bowels. Nervousness  and low .spirits,disappear. Happiness and contentment take thoir place.  Sold in tablet or liquid form bfj Medicine  Dealers���or send SO cents for sample box  J  \r  The  Queen's Hotel  COMPLETELY REFURNISHED   AND   REFITTED  "N  We be# 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  it all  liie comforts ol home.  Perfect satisfaction is assured all our ���guests.     It is  the most centrally located hotel in town.      '  Bar Stocked with Best Wines, Liquors, Cigars  THE KNOB HILL HOTEL  A. O. Johnson, Prop.  First-Cfass Accommodation for-Miners  FINEST OF WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS IN STOCK.  "'PHONE. 72. YOUR  PATRONAGE SOLICITED.  ur Milk Supply  Should come from healthy and vigorous Stock,  handled in a CLEANLY, AND SANITARY  -manner.' ..Separated "Cream insures purity and  quality: The Dairy produces both.  THE DAIRY      J. W. Hannam, Prop.  SPECIALS FOR LENT  Fresh White'Fish. Fresh Columbia River Smelts.  Halibut. Salmon. Finnan Haddie.  Kippered Herring-. Smoked. Salmon. .  Smoked Halibut. Salt Herring-.        Salt Mackerel.  New Laid. Eggs, 50c'dozen. -. '  S & CO.,  LTD.  Everything in Men's Wear  Clothing-  Underwear  Shirts  Shoes  Hats  Caps, etc.  ng a. Man  Wears"  Phoenix Pioneer ads. Always Get Results  Read in every home. If you have a house or furniture to sell, its disposal is certain after an ad. iu the Pioneer. Give the' experiment a trial  in the cheapest and most satisfactory advertising man in the   Boundary.  The Ro.Wlahd Miner has been  disposed of to W. A/ Elletson.  Oil experts from California are  expected to arrive in   Hope shortly.  W. Nesbitt of the Penticton Herald stair, has laid aside the composing: sticks and now forms one of a  column himself.  The railway committee of the  House of Commons have extended  the time for the completion of the  Kettle Valley railroad.  They're a very particular clawss  in South Vancouver. This week  they had a reeve up before the beak  for using indelicate language.  '  ��� Serious alarm is being felt at  Dawson for the safety of Father  Rouviere and Father Leroux, missionary priests among the Eskimos.  It is feared they have been murdered.  The, Cunard and Anchor Line  companies announce a reduction in  second cabin fares to a flat rate of  fifty dollars. It is expected that all  the oilier big transatlantic lines will  follow suit.  The war  tax  of 7 }4  per cent on  Submarine v. Airships  ���The fact that a man flying- a few  hundred feet  in the   air can plainly  discern   objects  far  below the  sea,  was brought to the   attention when  Bleriot made  his  first  crossing'of  the English channel.      He says that  he was startled at the, sight, and on  looking straight down he saw what  he thought was a  school of whales  swimming inline', at a great depth.  Closer inspection, however, revealed  not whales, but a flotilla of submarines  carrying out some  exercises.  Another aviator who flew over the  sea near the mouth of the Seine in  1911, declared that he distinguished  clearly the   bottom of the sea, with  the banks of sand, rocks and variations of formations.  A French airman says that if the  aeroplane has not done remarkably  efficient work in fighting the subj-  marine, it is largely due to the diffii  culty of gauging the comparative  speed of the two craft.  r��  Among the titles claimed by the  king of Spain and Austrian emperor  is that of the king of Jerusalem;  The censorship in Spain and Austria  must be even mdre strict than that  fruit coming into Canada will   bring! of London.  WALSH & HARTMAN, Props.  I.. FIRST STREET AND KNOB HILL AVENUE J\  the duly on American apples tip to  twenty cents a box. This calculation is based on the assumption that  the import value of a box is ninety  cents.  In order to give his chickens a  full eight-hour's work a day, Joe  Boudin, a poultry man of Penticton,  has installed the electric light in his  fowl pens. By this scheme he has  the chickens at work hours .before  the usual time in the winter.  After almost one year of continuous work, and at a tdtaj cost approximating $125,000, the work of  deepening and widening the narrow  channel of the Fraser river at'Hell's  Gate has been finally completed by  the local department officials of the  Dominion Fisheries, and as a result  the sockeye salmon, on their way to  the spawning grounds farther up the  stream, will in future, experience  none of the difficulty of the past in  negotiating the river at this point.  ;  ���  At ports in   India  and'the Straits  Settlements  coal  is  exactly double  the price of oil; in China it .is nearly  three times; in South America twice,  at North  American .ports (Atlantic)  the price  is doubled.     But   strange  to say on the west  coast  of Central  America and  the   United States the  price of  coal   is  only a   little lower  than oil, and   this in the face ofthe  fact that   some   of  the   greatest oil,  fields in the world are in the western |  portion of  Mexico and the   State of  California  British Columbia has sent some  fine fighters to the front, but the  militia department should look up  the record of G. Bean, a rancher of  Salmon Arm, who with his niece at-  acked a cougar with pitchforks and  killed it. The couple discovered the  animal in the barn.  D. J. Matheson  General Agent,  FIRE,   LIFE  AND ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  PHOENIX; B.C.     *  BAKING POWDER  For sixty years Dr. Price's Cream  Baking Powder has been the standby  of countless housekeepers who have  relied upon it for healthful, home-baked  food.  Dr. Price's contains no alum. There  is never any question about the absolute purity and healthfulness of the  food it raises.  ��� The., silken' ensign of the cruiser  Kent having heen shot to" ribbons  in the action off the Falkland islands, the men and women of the  county of Kent have decided to replace it with another. The old and  battle torn -ensign is to be repaired  and deposited in some place of honor within the county. _  Lord Curzon has made a vigorous protest against the holding of  any of the-classic English races this  year.  MILK AND CREAM  The rich quality of our Milk and  Cream is gaining- new patrons  for us daily. We solicit a trial.  Delivery made to any part of the  city.    Mail us a card.  I  The PHOENIX DAIRY  W. A. MoKay Sc Sons, Props.  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class and Up-To-Date  Hotel in  Phoenix.     New from cellar  to roof.     Best Sample Rooms in the  Boundary,   Opposite    Great   Northern]  Depot      v   v      Modern Bathrooms.  STEAM HEATED.  6. D. Bush, Prop.  ELECTRIC LIGHTED  Phoenix,  ��� V^i  Learn to Play  the Piano  in One Evening  You Can!  Here's the PROOF  "My boy, who could never play a note, ��at down  and played three pieces first night"���Mrs. E. Wln-  derer. Halls Bridge. Ont.  "I certainly think Easy Method Music wonderful,  my Grand-daughter, 11 years old never had a lea-  son, now she can play several pieces quite correctly." Mrs. (Rev.) Jas. Graham, Inglewood. Ont.  "I could play the first piece in 40 minutes and  never tried a note on the piano before.' Mn. S.  Standling. 460 Dournan Ave., Winnipeg, Man.  "My nephew, 8 years old. In 20 minutes learned  to play "God Save the King." Earle Luaer.  Burton City. B. C.  The Strathcona Hotel]  NELSON, B.C.  Steam Heated Throughout  Men's  Fashionable  Jewellery  ������"���    i-:.  *   O:  The Finest Accommodation for  the Travelling Public.  DININQROOM    SERVICE  UNEXCELLED.  Nine Well-Llffhted  -.   Samplerooms. Phone 12  JAS.  MARSHALL, PROF.  Evening  at  thr  en  I. O. O. F.  Snowshoe Lodge  NO. 46  Meets  every  Monday  Oddfellows' Hall.    Visiting bretf  cordially invited.  Our hall is for rent for dances, social  .evenings, etc.  Oscar Gustafson, Noble Grand.  TVS. Quance, Fin. Secy.  :   Jas. Pierce, Rec. Secy.  Just Think I    I Never Touched a  Piano Before.  mu3ic instead of thepuzzling characters and1 signs  found In ordinary music. A chart nnd guide: for  use on the piano keyboard (ace ��luslrat'���� above)  shows you where to put the fingers of both hands.  Anyone can learn to play the piano or or���an In  TnrE��y Form Music Method I. genuine bless-  ing to those who truly love music, but who haya  never before been able to express themselves la  melody.  Try it FREE in Your Home  In order to prove to you that all wc say Is true,wa  will mail you the entire method and 100 pieces oi  music for 7 days" FREE Trial. Keep It 7 days to  prove to your own satisfaction that every wow we  say is true���then send us SI .50 as a first Payrnen  andSt.OOa month until S6.50 in all is paid. Il you  nre not delighted, send It back In 7 days a^ ��we  us nothing. That's fair Isn't It? If It Is���'f ���  claim, could wc afford to make such a fairs quare  offer?   When writing, give your home nddrcss an*-  Post   Office.    Simply  write-     I   accept  your 7 dav Free Trial Offer as announced In  PHOENJX 'Pioneer.       Answer these questions:  (1) How many keys on your piano or Organ?  (2) Do you play the old style note music?  Address, EASY METHOD MUSIC Co.,  2J3 Wilson Building, Toronto. Canada.  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  Moetain the Oddfellows'Hall.  First and Third Wednesdays.  Mrs. Holon Deano, Noblo Grand  Mrs. O. D. Bush, Secretary.  BIRTHDAYS  FOR  & ANNIVERSARIES  SIGNET RINGS  Large Selection in Gold  Price  - $3.00 to $10.00  CUFF LINKS,  TIE PINS, ETC.,  Signet and Stone Set Gold and  Gold Filled���Priced from  $1.00  to $5.oo and up  Jewellery makes lasting presents.  Engraving Free. No trouble to  show Goods.  { :;:  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28  Phoenix,  B.O.  Meets Tuesday Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially welcomed.  Jos. Butcher, C. C.  T. Uxdhravood, K. of R, S,  E. A. Black, Jeweler  DEB  PYTHIAN SISTERS  ���Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Meotfi in Pythinn Hall, Lower Town  ���     Second and Fourth Thursdays.  Mrs. W. Bellls.  M.K.C.  Mrs. XV. Wills,  M.R.C.  PRINTING  is our business and we are  here to please you.    The  __ next time that you  want  any Billheads, Letterheads, Envelopes, Statements, Circulars,  Cards, Dodgers���iu fact, anything in PRINTING, phone 14  ��?�� THE PIONEE  samples: :   "    '    ,  ���"��������� tf'i     4  , * -��  '/  t. tJ- ^h **  i't..^.;.:.",.. ...\���  ��^     ^DM����Iu   V'V  rt      H.���^    f      ^   i*-"/-'*       *"��,       i,    rj      *��(,rf     I Wli��-\W��t: *,���;'-���-<,  7':T'"n "':������  IflVWflB !t+a\&'****+ i  ITMB   PIONEER,    PHOEHIX',    BRITISH   COEU5HBIA.  HfJ  )  Ifr  Ut  \  %��& i'i"  I   $1 &��*���������  ti ���/*-*  y   *js  >^   '  ! &*  {   I  Local and General  from Dan  to  '   j    Paul McKay came  up  ville on Tuesday.  Fresh eggs  are  now  reduced  40c. at P, Burns and Co's.  Mrs. J* Andrews of Grand Forks  was the guest of Mrs. J. Kempston  over Wednesday.  Mrs. Spencer left town on Wednesday to spend a few days with  friends in Spokane.  Girl, aged 19, wants'position in  private family; ten months in last  place.    Apply Pioneer office.  Mrs. Fraser and daughter of | ��  Grand Forks, were up for the  patriotic dance on Wednesday.  �� Geo. Hoffstetter, formerly of this  city, and now located on his ranch  near Colville, paid a few days visit  lo town this week.  Jim Murdoch blew into the burgh  from Hedley on Tuesday. "All's  quiet along the Similkameen," says  the loquacious one.  Scotch girl (23) wants position in  hotel kitchen or as chambermaid.  Good cook. Free April 1st. Apply,  "N. D." Kaslo, B. C.  The interior of the Queen's hotel  is in the hands of the painter and  decorator, the work having been  entrusted to Geo. Evans.  The service at the Methodist  church on Sunday, March 21st, will  be in the evening at 7.30 p.m. The  Rev. J. H. Hobbins will officiate.  "J have a crackerjack proposition  for a good live wire agent in Phoenix. Write me at once." F. C.  Ritchie, 132, Pemberton Block, Vic-  to'ria, B.C.  Mrs. Jos. Ingram, accompanied  by-hef mother, Mrs. Rundberg, who  has been visiting here 'for the past  three or four weeks, left on' Friday  morning for Spokane.  J". Evans, secretary of the Miners'  Union, informs us that the order for  the new mption picture machine has  been sent in. The new apparatus  is guaranteed to be the last word in  such goods.  ..To Advertisers ��� Hereafter, all  fchange of ads. must be in this office  not later than Thursday, otherwise  no "changes" will be made until  following week.  A hitch having occurred in the delivery of the chairs for the Phoenix  Opera house, the union has requested Wes. Connell, who left for the  coast on Thursday, to straighten the  ii atter out while he is over there.  Owing to a  regretable error, the  name of R.   Mussato   was   omitted  from the published list of donors to  the   masquerade   pritse- list.      Mr.  Mussato's    contribution    took   the  form of one dozen ice cream dishes;  For Sale���Three-roomed house on  Hogan's    alley;    good   cellar   and  woodshed; spring water; all in first  class   order;    completely  furnished  with heaters, cook stoves and cooking utensils.      Will  sell   for  $500  cash.    Apply Jos. Pasco.  Ed. "Mellrud and, Emil Carlson,  who were elected representatives  from Phoenix lodge to the district  convention of the Scandinavian Aid  and Fellowship Society! leave today  for Revelstoke, where the affair  opens on Monday.  The budding hockey stars of trie  city are rejoicing ���over the arrival  this week of the cup which Sydney  Storer, of Greenwood, thoughtfully  put up for competition among the  junior hockey teams of the Boundary. The trophy has been handed  over to Ed. Black, who has if on  view in his window.  The fine results obtained by the  ladies of the local patriotic society  brings once more into prominence  the traditional generosity of the  people of Phoenix. AVith'the exception of a few isolated instances all  of the committees speak m grateful  terms of the sympathetic treatment  accorded them. After all their work  was an unselfish one and in the  west civility generally begets civility.  The Phoenix curling season was  brought to a elose on Saturday  last, when the finals in the last competition of the season were decided.  The outstanding- feature of this  contest was that the skips took, a  back seat and led, their places be  ing taken by the vices. The prizes,  consisting of four silk mufflers were  donated by Mr. Gray of the James  Thompson Co., of Vancouver, were  won by W. Biner's rink after a close  finish with the Evans' quartette.  The winners were Messrs. W. Biner,  E. E. Barnes, R. Turner and Jas.  Carter.  Still At Winnipeg   ,  Harry Carson, who is attached to  one of the medical service units at  Winnipeg/writes that he has given  up prophesying as to their probable  time of departure.    At the time of  writing they were  "doing" the. hospitals.    Practically all  ofthe medical faculty  ofthe  University  have  volunteered  for, active service arid  there is a  project being mooted to  raise  a battalion  of graduates and  under-grads, and if this -is realized  it is more than likely that it will become   necessary  to  hand  over the  buildings to the care of the janitors  until the  classes  come  back  from  "doing" the fatherland;  ��� ���-~���-  UNBURN  blisters,  sore  Feet.  Everybody  Zam-Buk b  > 16 give  comfort.  1 everywhere  amBuk  More Recruits  Recruiting for the Sharpshooters  in Grand Forks was commenced a  few days ago, and the vacancies  caused, by the departure of the last  draft for Victoria are being .rapidly  filled up> Lieut. T. A. Love, temporarily in command, was in receipt  of a cable, last week, announcing  the safe arrival of the 30th Battalion, who are now quartered in the  old garrison town of Shorncliffe,  within easy ride of London.  Has A Busy Time  P.J. McCallum, immigration officer, was in town over Tuesday in  connection with the business of the  department. Talking over the work  of enforcing the immigration regulations at the boundary, Mr. Mc-  Callum said that the number martc-  ing attempts to cross the * line just  now was very large. Not a day  passed but what he had to refuse  entry to some, but the chief, difficulty lies in the fact that, while a  man may be refused entry at Grand  Forks, there is nothing whatever to  stop him from buying a ticket to  some other point, such as Molson  or Oroville, and then waiting until  night to walk unchallenged into the  Dominion. It will be seen then that  the necessity for further additions to  the immigration staff is very urgent.  The people of 'Greenwood are  wondering-when the new postoffice  is going to be opened.  'The March to the Battlefields; or, Canada's Men  on the Way/  The above is the title given a picture that will for niany years to comew  be a highly prized treasure." It is a  photographic reproduction showing  the 32,000 men of Canada's first  contingent breaking camp and on.  the march to join the Continental  forces. It shows miles and miles of  the white tents and the marching  men. It is a most inspiring sight,  The size is 20 x 46 inches, all read^  for framing. This picture is sure to  be a popular souvenir of the war., as  far as Canada is concerned, and .will  be in great demand. It is owned by  The Family Herald and Weekly  Star, of Montreal, and a copy is  being presented to all subscribers to  that great national weekly newspaper. The Family Herald, Montreal, whose subscription of one  dollar a year is received from this  date for a limited period.  RHEUMATISM IS  SLOW POISONING  because the entire system  becomes permeated with  injurious acids.  To relieve rheumatism Scoffs  Emulsion is a double help; it is  rich in blood-food; it imparts  strength to the functions and supplies the very oil-food that rheumatic conditions always need.- -  Scott's Emulsion has  helped countless thousands  when other remedies failed.  Refute Inferior Substitute*.  DRUGS,DRUGGISTS SUNDRIES, HIGH-CLASS  STATIONERY, PERFUMES, CONFECTIONERY  Agent for the famous Nyal and Na-Dru-Co Preparations.  T. S. QUANCE  PHOENIX, B.C.  WOOD  First-class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $6.00 per cord  Pine Woodj  $5.00 per cord.  Fir and Tamarac, double cut,  per cord, $7.00.  WOOD  DELIVERED   ON   SHORT  NOTICE. 'Phone B 32  Shoes that Fit!  We make a specialty of Miners'  Shoes; good fit, nice shape, and  ', nothing but the best of stock used  ,     SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  s NICK PALORCiA,  knbfci Hill Av*.        Phoenix, B.O.  DRAY1NG  Of all kinds promptly attended  to.     R*apid Express and  Bag-  "'���     SaSe Transfer.    Careful attention to all orders.    Phone A56.  James G. McKeown  Robt. Forshaw  Mineral Act  (Form F)  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  SYLVESTER K FRACTIONAL  "MINERAL CLAIM  Situate in the Greenwood Mining Division of Yale District.   Where located":  Greenwood Camp..  Take notice that I, D;  J.  Matheson,  as  agent.for Adolphe   Sercu, Certificate No..68942b, intend, sixty days from'  date hereof,   to apply  to   the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of improvements for the  purpose  of obtaining a  Crown grant of ,the above claim.  And further take notice that action  under section 37 must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of  Improvements. :.���,.'���;.      ���  Dated this 13th day of; March, A.D.  1915.  -        _��������������� ..:������������   v  D. J. Matheson, Agent.  RANCH FOR SALE  Ranch for Sale���good well water.  River runs by ranch, two miles from  Curlew, fifty-five acres under cultivation  12 acres in fall grain, .12 more already  plowed for spring grain. Big living  house, two stables and necessary sheds.  All well fenced. The ranch consists of  160 acres; 45 acres more can be cultivated. Stock sufficient to run place for  very reasonable rates. Extra fine pasture ground, arid one of the best localities in the State of Washington. Address all communications to Harry  Swanson, Curlew, Wash. |  Church Services  St. Andrew's chinch (Presbyterian;  ���Service, Sunday next, Mar. 21st, at,  11.00 a.m.   Sunday School at 2 p.m.  All welcome.  St. John's Church���Sundays: Holy  Communion, 8a.m.; Matins, 10.5J0 a.m.;  Holy Communion and sermon, 11 a.m.;  Sunday school, 3 p.m,; Evening service, 7 30. Week days: Matins, 7.30;  Evensong, 7.80.  The .stated services in the Catholic  church are as follows: First and third  Sundays in tho month, Mass at 10  a.m., Sunday School at 2.80 pin.;  Evening Service at 7.30 p.m. ltov.  Father O. Pelletier, pastor.  Application for a Transfer of  Liquor License.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that  I intend to make application for a  transfer of the Liquor License held  by me for the Queen's Hotel, to John  Hartman, at the next sitting of the  Board of License Commissioners of the  City of Phoenix, B.C.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., this 22nd  January, 1015.  (Signed) JAMES WALSH.  Notice of Forfeiture  of  To   Alexander   D.     Broomfield,  Princeton, in the District of Yale:  You are hereby notified that 1 Ijave  expended $500.00 in labor and .improvements upon the "Standard No. 2 -Fractional"'Mineral Claim, situate on Wallace Mountain, in the Greenwood Mining  Division of the District of Yale, as  appears" by five annual Certificates of  Work, duly recorded in the office. 6f,the  Mining Recorder for the said Greenwood Mining Division, on October 2nd,  1909, May 27th, 1911, June 4th, 1912,  May 5th, 1913, and June 1st, 1914, in  order to hold said claim under Section  48 of the Mineral Act for five years,  ending June 10th, 1914; and that I have  paid $12.50 in recording-such five Certificates of Work:  And you are further notified that your  proportion of the expenditures, above  mentioned was paid by  the subscriber.  And if at the expiration of ninety  days of publication of this Notice you  fail or refuse to contribute your proportion of the expenditu.es required under  Section 48 of the Mineral Act to hold  said Claim for the years above mentioned, together with all costs of advertising your interest in said Mineral  Claim (being a one-eighth interest) shall  be-come vested in the subscriber (a co-  owner) under Section 28 of the Mineral  Act. '  Dated at Beaverdell, B.C., February,  23rd, 1915.  Washington H. Rambo.  aiiimim��Mf����m^  ���as*  ^���Jvrf  m  44  The Silent Seven' '^--The Latest Model  Call or write -for particulars to  P. O. Box 234,  PHOENIX, B.C.  ITS SO QUIET!      Just a pleasant little tapping-just the purring of the type against the platen���that's all.  This model means Lighter Touch, Improved Base, Greater All-Round Efficiency, Less  Mental and Physical Effort.   Speed records that have never been equalled.  The first thihg^hich invariably strikes the attention of one examining the "Silent  Seven- for the first^rrie^he wonderfully responsive touch. No one dreamed that such a  delightful touch could>be embodied in the mechanism of a machine.  The new tabulator is a marvel of efficiency.    The carriage^ides noiselessly to the  appointed place and stops without a jar-an accomplishment which will lengthen^the life of  the machine.   Tne left marginal release-key is now placed is lust the nght position to ac  as an anchor for the fourth finger of the operator, and no competent touch operator will  have any difficulty^ changing from any other keyboard to this one.  Ten-year-old FloreWe Field, daughter of Cyrus Field,  Professor of Shorthand in Detroit Commercial College, wrote  59 words per minute on The Oliver after two weeks' practice.  PRINTYPE IS OWNED AND CONTROLLED EXCLUSIVELY BY  THE "OLIVER TYPEWRITER COMPANY."  Can You Spend 17 Cents a day to better advantage than In  the Purchase of this Wonderful Machine.  No child's education lis complete without a Knowledge of th��  Oliver Typewriter.  ;v1  "is  \  rf'  ���**  \ii

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