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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Mar 27, 1915

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 ���v-.\ : :������  ;<;$��*;���  '������'< '���'���'-'^',  ':*]$y?'$!%\  ;S/S'*sH:1:|  'f^.y'\:  m  P-JTke largest copper mines in  the Dominion are'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.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  The Phoenix Pioneer is  published in the highest  municipality in Canada-  altitude, 4,800 ft. The city  has a population of 1,600,  and possesses first-class  hotels, opera house, schools  SIXTEENTH YEAR  PHOENIX,  B.C., SATURDAY, MARCH 27,   1915  Number 37  GRANBY GO. EARNS  $100,000 IN JAN.  Blister   Copper,   2,170,139  lbs.; Silver* 31,276 ozs.;  Gold, 2525 ozs.  The Red Metal  The Granby Mining'and Smelting  company, with mines at Phoenix and  Hidden Creek, B.C., and in Alaska,  and smelters at Grand Forks and  Anyox, B. C, earned $100,000 net  in January, according to reports received this week from New York.  The total output was 2,170,139 lbs.  of blister copper, 31,276 ounces of  silver, and 2525 ounces of gold.  The copper production in December  was 1,616,556 pounds.  The segregated report shows that  the Anyox plant produced 1,304,353  pounds of blister copper, 19,053 ozs.  of silver and 506 ounces of gold, and  the output of the Grand Forks smelter was 775,786 pounds of blister  copper, 12,223 ounces of silver and  2019 ounces of gold.  The company plans to resume  shipments soon from the 'Midas  mine, in Alaska, where operations  were suspended soon after the outbreak of the European war, and it is  believed that the February earnings  will be in excess of January, as there  were 10,000 tons more! ore treated  at' the Grand Forks, smelter during  the month. vGranby has but six of  its eight furnaces in operation.  All'sfWell  A postcard, passed by the censor,  and marked "field postoffice," was  received during the .week by. W..  Delahay, from Teddy Horrell. There  was absolutely no clue as to the  whereabouts in France of the 7th,  but the few lines, written with a lead  pencil, stated that all the Phoenix  boys were well. The postcard was  mailed on Feb. 28th.  Geo. S. Walters, Greenwood, has  bought the Phoenix stage.   ..-,  "Copper, is   decidedly stronger,"  says G. W. Walker  in  his weekly  copper   letter   to   the   Boston Commercial.     "Lake  is; 15^   to   15^  cents and electrolytic is 14^ to  15  cents  a  pound.    Exports  so far in  March have  been  at  the rate  of 65  to 70 million  pounds monthly;  but  in spite   of this   the   foreign visible  supply is continuing to decrease.    .  In   his   speech   this   week,    Lord  Kitchener said   "the .supply of war  material   is   now   and for  the   next  month or two   will be a very serious  consideration.     .    .      It is essential  that the  output of  ammunition   be  increased.    To  dp so  is  of the utmost importance  to! the   operations  in   the  field."    This  statement was  followed promptly, by  further heavy  buying   of copper   by   French    and  English  consumers.     It how seems  probable   that  the  demand  will increase sufficiently fast to absorb the  larger  production   which   will   soon  be coming from the mines as the result of a general abandonment of the  curtailment policy.  "A factor of no mean importance  in the metal market is the' loss of  copper in connection with the heavy  destruction of merchant ships by  German, submarines. One vessel  containing 2,000,000 pounds of copper from the Rio Tinto mine was  sunk -in the English Channel last  week."  B. C. Mining  Geology of Franklin Camp  A detailed study of the areal and  economic geology of the district in  and around Franklin and Gloucester  camps is being prepared for publication by the Dominion Department of  Mines,-��v^he��-report-is the result qf  the work carried out" in 1911 by Dr.  W. Drysdale of the Canadian Geological Survey, and will no doubt do  much towards dispelling the unwarranted distrust that undoubtedly  prevails regarding the above-mentioned two camps.  The   Chesaw   News   says   that a  carload'.' of  ore   from   the   Western  Star mine   returned  something like  1300 dollars; or at the  rate  of $5;2  ���per ton. ' . ��� '.j\.���!'.���,..���     ;'.;,'':-,: ���.-.    ' '"���:������'  The Hedley Gold Mining company  has declared its regular quarterly  dividend of three per cent in addition;  to-one of two per cent, making a  total of five per cent for the quarter.'  The Skylark mine has been leased  by William Jones and W; E. George,*  who will shortly begin to take out)  ore. About 30 men are working on"  small mining properties around  Greenwood. |  J. H. Thompson, manager of the.  Echo, was in-town this week, says  the Slocan Record. The ledge is  being crosscut in the lower tunnel,;  running through considerable lead*  ore in bunches. ���  The value of placer gold recovered?  from British Columbia mining fields  during last year is,valued in the an-��  nual mineral report of the provincial  mineralogist, W. .-Fleet"' Robertson,5*,  at $524,000. Of this all but one-  twentieth was .taken from the Cariboo and Cassiar districts. The silver:  produced in the province was 3,395,-  000 ounces, being 71,000 less. than,  the year .before;* .Mr.- Robertson's  report shows that the actual mineral/  returrr'is less than for 1913 or 1912,;  is the same as that of 1910, and is  above the average for the last ten  years.    Mining last year was earned  The New Naturalization  Full information has now been received .of the steps to be taken in  obtaining British naturalization under the naturalization law which has  recently -bden passed. . To obtain a  certificate of citizenship that will be  good in any part of the world requires the following course: Applications must be posted for three  months in the office of the county  court and general postoffice. A  judge of the county court then de-  decides upon the suitability of the  applicant for British naturalization  and if it meets with his approval  the application is forwarded to the  secretary of the department of state  at Ottawa, in whom is vested the  final decision.  The qualification for naturalization  in the British Empire requires a residence of at least one year in Canada, and also that the four years  immediately preceding shall have  been spent in some part of the British dominions. A very close personal description is required by the  applicant, of either sex, and a fee of  $5.00 is demanded.  More Linen Wanted  Immigration Restrictions  An order-in-council issued from  Ottawa, on Monday, extends the  period for restricting the entry  through any port in British Columbia of skilled and unskilled labor.  The former order expires on April  1st, and the new regulation simply  extends   the   time   for!  another   six  Just at present we are, so to  speak, living in a world of wounded  and crippled soldier's. Let us realize it and do what we can to mitigate the suffering, and incidentally  relieve the anxiety of those on whom  has fallen the task of ministering to  them. The need' for bandages is  very great just now, and the call  has gone out for such from the military hospitals of France and England. Let us ask ourselves the  question "If the need is so urgent  now, what will it be in another  month when the great forward  movement is initiated and the grim  harvest is quadrupled. Then remember that not only will the hospital corps have the task of caring  for Belgian, French and British  wounded, there will be the German  casulties by the thousand. Then in  addition there is the wounded in  Egypt, on the Dardanelles, on the  Persian Gulf, and South and East  Africa. One writer states that it  is almost impossible for those on  the outside to grasp the immediate  need   for   dressings,  bandages, etc.  Depots for the reception of linen  have been established throughout  the.Dominion: and here in Phoenix  the members of the Woman's Patriotic Society have arranged a receiving   station.     What   is   wanted  RARE MINERAL  ON GLADSTONE  Only Found in Two Other  Localities ���-Tulameeri  and Arkansas.  While at work surface stripping;  on his mineral claim, the Gladstone,  some time ago. J. J. Bassett picked  up a piece of rock that in no way  answered the description of any  other product hitherto found within  the radius of this camp. In color it  was. extreme black, and a puzzler to  all to whom Mr. Bassett showed it.  The mystery, however, has been  solved by W. Fleet Robertson, of  the Provincial Department of Mines,  to whom a sample was sent by N.  E. Nelson, of the Granby company's  engineering staff, and the result is  that Phoenix is one of the two othar  known localities where such specimens have been picked up. The report states that this "stranger" is a  piece of chromite, which usually  consists of iron oxide and chromium,  but what is more:remarkable is the  presence in it of 'microscopical diamonds,^similar ta; that found a few  years ago in the Tulameen, and ex.  amined by Mr. Gamsell of the Dom-  on under unprecedented   conditions.>l months.     As a  protective  measure  During 1914 lode-mined gold was  produced to^the value of $5,104,126,  which-is less than the- two previous  years, but should be increased when  conditions are .again normal.- The  silver output is greater than, any  year since 1905. The copper,production of the province for 1914 was  $44,968,541 pounds, worth nearly  $6,000,000. The, zinc production of  7,029,276 pounds was a record over  the past   five   years.     Among other  of; relief for our already overcrowded labor market, the order is  practically next" door to useless, as  its provisions do not extend to other  portions^ of~-l.hev Dominion, vrfel-nder-  its ruling there is nothing whatever  to stop an artizan from crossing the  line into Alberta and making his  way into British^Columbia.  inion Geological Survey. It is a  are clean, white linen rags, cotton, I very scarce commodity, and up to  damask,, crash, huckaback, muslin 11909 has never been found in any  and even strong canvas. Pieces of 1 other locality than Arkansas and the  old muslin blouses;V four inches ITulameerii. In the latter place it is  square,   ragged   old i  handkerchiefs I associated   with   platinum',   but the  and table  napkins, in   fact anything I values   obtained from   it were very  white that will go through the wash-|small.  ing machine.      The receiving points  in    Phoenix' are   the   C.P.R.    and  Great Northern  depots,  .and   those  with parcels are  requested  to leave  them on or before Tuesday, April 6.  Funeral Service  On Sunday afternoon, the   mortal  TheCranbrook Prospector snuffed  it last week.  minerals mentioned in the report are I remains of J. Johnson, a local mirier  iron,, placer platinum, molebdem'te, who was killed in an accident at the  and   petroleum.     These are   mainly J Granby mine, the previous Wednes-  at the prospecting stage.  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  We pride Ourselves on Nice Bananas, and the Finest  of California Oranges.  FOR A LIMITED TIME WE OFFER  Potatoes in Sack Lots       -       $1.75   100 lbs.  Five Sack Lots -       - 1.50  100 lbs.  OUR AIM IS YOUR SATISFACTION.  Daffodil vs. Leek  Pat claims "the dear little shamrock" as the national emblem of Ireland; the Englishman is just as firm  on   the   rose,   while    every   Scot  is  ready to swear by the thistle, but  j what is the emblem of Wales. Just  I at present a lively controversy is be-  j ing waged over the question.      One  portion   of the'Welsh   camp  claims  the daffodil  and another part of the  population are   equally  certain  that  it is the leek.      In the meantime the  advocates    of the yellow flower, led  by   Llewellen Williams,   recorder  ofjamoi1gr  the   relatives who   gathered  Swansea,   have   challenged   the fav- j .lt t|ie graveside were  his   uncle, A.  orites of the evil-smelling vegetabie j q. Johnson   and  his   cousins,   Mrs.  to prove that   prior to   the time that j Chas. Eklof and   Mrs.  Hans Chris-  Shakespearc  wrote   Henry V,  there j tiansen.  is any record   of the leek  appearing  in   English   or   Welsh  literature   as  day, were laid to rest in the City  cemetery. The funeral service preceding, the interment was held in St.  John's church, the vicar, Rev. L. B.  Lee officiating. The edifice was filled to' overflowing'with the mourning friends cf the deceased, among  them being the members of the  local branches of the Scandinavian  Aid ��� and Fellowship society and  Miners' Union, in both of which organizations the late Mr. Johnson  was a respected and active adherent. The pallbearers were Messrs.  Axel Strand, Ole Oseng, John Ped-  erson, Peder Hanson, Chas. Swan-  son    and    Alf.    Christiansen,     and  Turning Enemies Loose  The militia authorities, who have  the control of the   detention  camps  throughout the Dominion are releasing numbers of Austrians who have  The school teachers  of Kelovvna,   been arrested for various offences in  on Okanagan lake, have been placed   connection with the  law   governing  on three quarters pay, and even this   the conduct   of alien   enemies.     To  will be denied them until   the   taxes]qualify for the privilege, each   pris-  are  paid.      This   little    news   item loner   must   be   in   possession  of at  should appear on all the literature of/least $100, and have a  clean   sheet  the    fruit  "land     booster's"    there-las regards conduct, etc.    The above  abouts. /rules only apply to Austrians.  W  3C  3C  the emblem of the principality.    His  Majesty    the    King     has   evidently  Confident of Victory  Ernest Miller, the sitting member  for  Grand  Forks  district,   came up  he has ordered the leek to figure on  the colors of the newly-formed regiment of Welsh Guards.  Lake Sold at 17 Cents  'Phone 56  P. O. Box 309  made up his mind on   the matter, as  from the valley on Thursday for the  purpose   of  holding   a  consultation  with the   executive of the local Conservative   association, and   incidentally to arrange   a  date   for a public  meeting here,   at which   it  is his intention to  lay before   the   electorate  The Calumet and Hecla company, j the provisions of the new Compensa-  on   March   24lh, in  New York, sold < tion Act, which the McBride admini- j  several  good   sized   blocks   of lake j tration have  pledged  themselves  to!  copper at 17 cents a  pound, accord-j introduce.    Talking over  the pros-j  ing   to   advices   received   in   Butte, j pects for the   return   of   the govern-  says the Spokesman Review.    Sales j ment, Mr. Miller  expressed   his un-j  also were  made   at   \6l/2   cents  for; bounded confidence that the admini-1  lake.    This is the highest price paid   stration   would   be   sustained.      As j  in about a year and a half.    Electro-1 far as Grand   Forks was  concerned j  lytic copper sold at $15.37 at $15.62. j he   had   been   assured   o(  sufficient  With  the   price   of  copper   holding j support to carry him back to hi.s old  above 15 cents for two   weeks it is | seat in the provincial House. '<  As far as can be learned the nomination convention to be held on  Wednesday in the Forks is purely a  formal affair, all sides apparently be-  expected that an increase of 25 cents  a day will be given miners in Butte,  Montana, and an announcement  from the Anaconda, it is intimated,  will be forthcoming.  ing agreed  on the  suitability of Mr.  Miller's-candidature.  The Little Store  First Street.  Knight & Barnes, Props.  SPECIAL FOR  SATURDAY:  Hot House Lettuce���  40c. per lb.  Green Onions���  5c. per Bunch  Fancy Rhubarb���  20c. per lb.  Parsley, 10c. per Bunch  Celery,   15c.    "        "  Watch Our Advertisement Every Saturday  3C  ac  3C  = 6BSii m';  m  U'i.  ^'^W^T'"'^.  '$ivft".:$'i'<>';  * *::,?���'.������,"&'��� �� ,.;:_..''.:.������  '0mM  (���^'l^i.^i'V'-:'  "��� & j'1',^'1'^''1':  ^,;; ' V-;..' .'.y^,""r'.  r'^Sfe-/;.'  V '���'/������''���'���.'���'"���'.���',;' '  i- te^  'i';:'^.^ ���:���,���:���,������>:���: ������". ���  WW- r ���'������"���'  .:Vw^jWf*a^|^.^^  ay^itiBaaitwirtia^i^  ��  Iff-. ���'���';���'  $ 5  ���IV  fa  ft  1  a  1  ���ft'j  TSM   PIDNEEB,    BHOENIX;   BRITISH   COLOMBIA  GILLETTE  LVE  EATS DIRT  way as American slavery was bon-  dage."  Two years later he gave expression to the following, but of course  he was at the head of a government  then:  "Whether a policy of absolute  freedom of trade would or would  not be injurious to the manufacturing industries of this country, is a  question which I will not stop to  discuss here. There is no reason  for such a discussion, as the inten-  tention of the Liberal party is not  and never was to .establish free  j trade in this country." -  I refer to it as bondage in the same John   Mclnnes,   formerly   Socialist  member for Grand Porks, has a  very good chance of being returned  for Fort George.  Wonder'how much the wives  of  a Turkish soldier collect   in separa  tion allowance.  The Spy Terror  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  at Phoenix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year-  2.50 to United Stales.  G. Kay, Publisher.  ADVERTISING SOALK      #  Application for Liquor Liccnco (IJOdays) ..$5.00  Application tor Transfer of Licence  S7.60  Certificate of Improvement (GOdayn)       $10.00  Application to Purchases Land notices (BO days)   ....$10.00  Small Water Notices (30 days)  $".��)  Delinquent Co-Ownorship notices 90 days $25.00  Duplicate Certificate of Titlo notices...... $8.00  Cards of Thanks, 50 cents.  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a line,  single column,-for the first insertion; and 8  cents a line for each subsequent insertion, nonpareil uieaHureniont,       ���'���/.-  Display ads $1.00 per inch, single.  column, per niouth. Transient ads.  50c. per inch, per issue; subsequent insertions, 35c. per inch.  Saturday, March 27, 1915.  The decision ��� of the British gov  ernment to allow the shipment of  cotton to Germany was a concession  the importance of which is not fully  understood by the great majority of  our cousins to the south of us. But  that is was a concession of the highest importance may be guaged from  the fact that cotton enters largely  into the manufacture of smokeless  powder, which to give "it its right  name is nothing more than gun-  cotton. Every student of gunnery  knows that the term "smokeless"  as applied to heavy ordnance is a  misnomer, the only difference being that the .smoke from the so-  called "smokeless" volatizes much  quicker than that from the older  style of powders, which generally  hung over the battery for hours.  Smokeless powder, or guncotton, is  made by soaking cotton in a solution of nitric and sulphuric acid,  three parts of the former to one of  the latter. -' A 12-inch naval gun requires a firing charge of 30.01bs of.  powder to throw the projectile, and  to make that quantity needs 1631bs.  of cotton. A German 42-centimeter  howitzer requires a bale of cotton to  make a single firing charge, so it  will be seen, that the permission to  ship cotton from the States to Germany will cost the Allies many a  thousand of its bravest sons.  According to an American source  the Germans are turning out submarines with the rapidity of a  sausage machine, but as a matter of  fact they are even behind the Czar's  navy in the number of such craft,  Germany possessing 30 at the outbreak of war, and the Russians 39.  France, always strong in the possession of small craft has 81, while  the United Kingdom comes next  with 72. By the middle of summer  the number of submarines flying the  flags of the Allies will number upwards.of 211, and if Italy decides to  take a hand in the game it will add  another 18 to that number.  Commenting on the personality of  the kaiser, the Manchester Guardian says: "CeVtain instability was  from the first the weakest point in  the kaiser's character. He is not  the man to stand against the stream  when it got beyond control. We  must admit an element of personal  tragedy in a career of many years'  standing for peace, only to culminate in an act which opened the  wickedest aggression of modern  history."  Although it was in November  that the people on one of the West  Indian islands were reported to have  picked up wreckage marked Karlsruhe, it was only the other day that  the Admiralty ventured the opinion  that she had, been destroyed by an  internal explosion. If such is the  case there now remains but a single  ship flying the kaiser's naval flag on  the sea, and she is the converted  merchant ship, Crown Prince William. Of course this does not refer to submarines.  Prince Kropotkin, author of the  book, "Fields, Factories and Workshops," told the people of the  United Kingdom that there was no  reason whatever why they should  not be able to make Jtheir country  self-sustaining in the matter of foodstuffs. The area of "idle" land  over there is about 17,000,000 acres  or equivalent to the combined area  of Denmark, Holland and Belgium.  Most of us were under the impression that our cousins in Oregon  had followed the lead of the "dry"  states and gone and done likewise.  Such, however., is scarcely the case,  as any man over 21 years of age,  can stock his home every month  with 24 bottles of beer and two  quarts of whisky.  A New  Yorker,  who is   not   too  neutral to say a word for  Britain,  has sent to  a Toronto   friend  some  rather  startling   information   as   to  the   operations  of   German   incen-  daries and other agents in the'United States.    The factory of Jbhn A.  Roebling  company,   Trenton,  New  Jersey, was burned by*an incendiary  while the company was completing  an  order for  barbed   wire  for  the  French government.  He   adds   that,   following   other  outrages vupon  the sea, the mutiny  upon the American Red Cross ship,  the burning of a ship  carrying cavalry   horses   for  the   British,    the  stranding oi an Italian ship off Bermuda   and the   burning of  Italian  cavalry horses, opens up   the grave  question of the danger of employing  Germans or German sympathisers at  all in connection with the numerous  and important contracts for supplies  for the allies.  .    An even more startling fact than  the Roebling  fire  is   the  assertion  that   German   spies -are  interfering  with cable communication. "Much,1';  he says, "is done under the guise pf  alleged censorship, which   is purely  malicious interference, without  any  reason to justify it.   During the past  week, out of sixteen   prepaid   cable  messages sent   from   New  York by  friends   of  mine  to   England,   nine  were.delivered and seven fell by the  way.    Yet   all  referred  to supplies  and food stuffs to be furnished to the  allies.  The hand of the German spy in  this work is evident, but how to  catch him is the problem."  warn  Answering a question in the  House of Commons, as to how  many spies had been shot in England since war commenced, the under secretary for war replied that  there had only been one.  Wild and hysterical are the prophecies floating around as to the  result of .the forthcoming elections.  In certain local quarters, the  strength of the next Oppositisn is  to be just "sweet sixteen." The  Pioneer's estimate is to divide that  figure by two and substract two  from the result.  Not a few statesmen within the  empire have gone out of their way  to repudiate principles held only a  few years previously. To such  names as those of Gladstone, Bea-  cons.field and Chamberlain must be  added that of Laurier, the only difference between the latter and former  three lying in the fact that Laurier  could change his tune within a year  or two, while the others weighed  the pros a.nd cons' of the question  for sometimes twenty years. On the  matter of free trade Sir Wilfrid  hrfv always been very wobbly as'the  following two extracts from a couple  of,his speeches will show:  At Winnipeg, 1895���"I come before you   tonight   to   preach to you  this new gospel of free trade.    I de  nounce to you the policy  of protection as bondage, yes bondage,  and  The expression, "They say I'm  no damned good," or "I know I've  been a rotter," has been frequently  heard of late by sergeants in Old  Country recruiting depots, as some  well-dressed young fellow took the  oath to serve in Kitchener's army.  The Liberals throughout the pro  vince demanded that the government dissolve the legislature and  appeal to the people. It will be  noted that the Liberals on the floor  of the House did not join in the request.   -^- * ;   The mountain of copper which  was "discovered" at Newport, B.C.,  now turns out to be the usual fake  that attends the discovery of a  "mountain" of ore.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Goal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  leased for a term of twenty-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not  more than 2,560 acres will be leased to  one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the  Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in  which the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsur-  veyed territory the tract applied for  shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be 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  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, such returns should be furnished at least once  a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered  necessary for the working of the mine  at the rate of $10.00 an acre.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of 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.  ���30690.  Coast papers seem  to think that  QUTTON'Q  kJ IS IS Jl> kj>  for garden and farm cur�� best  for B.C.soil. See Catalogue for  solid, guarantee of purity  ana ^germination  Send n��w for Copy free  Sutton SScns.Thfi Kind's Soedmsn  A. J.Wo �� ��(wa rei  Victoria     St      Vancouver  AIS Fori- sr. 667.6ranvill��8t-.  SOLE AGENTS WAVt QWITIXK COLUMBIA  Make Monday Ironing Day  LET Sunlight Soap do your washing Mon- '  day morning and you can do the light  ironing Monday afternoon... .  Therub, rub, rub at the board has no place  �� in the Sunlight way���so with the hardest part  of washing cutout you'll feel bike making it a  good day's work by doing at least part^ of the  ironing.     .  Follow the directions that cut your work in half and  remember there's nothing in Sunlight to injure fine fabric  or dainty hand.   A $5,000 guarantee backs this statement.  * j- < i  Sunlight Soap  The &-&=-��  Phoenix  Pioneer  hat, for 16 Years been recognized as the Mining  Medium of the Boundary  country.  , In Ihe matter of ad.-  vertising, it reaches the  right.kind of people, and  an advertisement in its  columns is certain of  quick and profitable re-  suits.  All grocers i  sell and  recommend it  nil  In the matter of all  things pertaining to the  progress of the 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 Jocal  paper is the local medium  for   local   business   men. .  Published Every  Saturday MornInfi:  wmmmmsm  Boundary District of British Columbia  RICH   IN   MINERAL,   AGRICULTURAL AND   LUMBERING  POSSIBILITYES-  A MOST PROMISING FIELD FOR THE INVESTOR.  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, arid 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 of the 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 of the British Columbia Copper company. In the former camp, and  surrounding it for miles on all sidfcs, are acres of crown-granted mineral claims, all  awaiting, the advent of the investor. The title deeds to these properties, thanks to a  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-GROWSNG 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 orchards 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.  www  mmm^rn  ���4^ ffHE   PIONEER;    PSQENIX,    BRITISHCOLUMBIA.  Concentrates  Every business man knowt; how difficult it la to keep the pigeon holes and drawers  of hte deBk free from the accumulation of useless papers. Evory housewife knows  how difficult it is to keep her home free from the accumulation of all manner  of useless things. So it is with the body. It is difficult to keep it free from the  accumulation of waste matter. Unless the waste is promptly eliminated the machinery of the body soon becomes clogged.   This is the beginning of most human ills.  DR.PIERCE'S  GOLDEN MEDICAL DISCOVERY  On Tablet or Liquid Form)  Assists the stomach in the proper digestion, of food; which is turned into health-  sustaining blood and all poisonous waste matter is speedily disposed of through  Nature's-channels. It makes men and women clear-headod and able-bodied���restores  to them the health and 'strength of youth.   Now is the time for your rejuvenation.  Send 60 cents for a triaj box of this medicine.  Send   31  one-cent stamps for  Dr.   Pierce'*   Common   Seme   Medical  AdvUer���1008 page>���worth $2.   Always handy in ca*e of family illneat.  Addre���� H. V. PIEnCE, Buffalo, N. V.  ^Th<  Qiiieii'S Hotel  COMPLETELY REFURNISHED  AND. REFITTED  We beg to announce the reopening of the Queen's Hotel.    This  popular hotel has been  completely refitted throughout;  everything new and up-to-date;    Large lofty rooms,  " heated with hot water.   Perfect fire appliances.  Night and pay; Service  Patrons of this hotel will  find in  it all  the comforts 6t home;  Perfect satisfaction is assured all bur, guests.     It is  the most cenlraJly located hotel in town.  Bar Stocked with Best .Wines, Liquors, Cigars  WALSH & HARTMAN, Props:  FIRST STREET AND KNOB HILL AVENUE  J  THE KNOB HILL HOT EL  A. O. Joh nson, Prop.  Fir st-CI ass Accommodation for Miners  FINEST OF WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS IN STOCK.  'PHONE 72.. -   YOUR PATRONAGE'SOLICITED.  Your  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 Ei#i.^;c^  Halibut. Salmon. Finnan Haddie.  Kippered Herring. Smoked Salmon.   /.-  Smoked Halibut,        Salt Herring.        Salt Mackerel.  New Laid Eggs, 50c. dozen.  P.:  BURNS &  CO.,  LTD.  Everything; in Men's Wear  Clothing:  Underwear  Shirts  Shoes  Hats  Caps, etc.  "Everything a Man  Wears"  tarn  Phoenix Pioneer ads. Alwavs Get Results  Read in every home.     If you  have  a house   or furniture  to sell, its dis-  ^   posal.is certain after an ad. in the Pioneer.      Give the experiment a trial  ���the cheapest and most satisfactory advertising mart in the   Boundary.  Practically all of the construction  camps on the Pacific Great Eastern  are being broken up.        .V  'Germans in the States are being  urged by agents of the kaiser not to  accept Canadian money.  The'correspondehts of the Frankfurter Zeitung and Vienna- Tage-  blatte have been expejled from Italy.  Two officers and: ten 'men of 'the  Fifth Artillery' have left Victoria to  reinforce the' garrison at Lucia^orie  of the Windward islands;  ��� M, Beam,: a trapper of Erickson  in the Crow's Nest, has claimed the  bounty Oh eight cougars killed during the winter. The amount paid  him was $120.00.  March 17tij',, besides being St.  Patrick's Day, is the 65th anniversary Of the arrival at Victoria of the  first immigrant ship from England.  There were eighty immigrants in  the party.  The new super-dreadnoughts,  sister ships to the Queen Elizabeth,  are to be named the Malaya, Bar-  ���ham, Warspite and Valiant. They  'are identical in every respect to the  first named vessel.  The Imperial Chancellor of the  Exchequer announced recently that  not.a single penny had been expended on underwriting commission in  issuing the British war- loan of  $1,625:000,000. '  "':-. A socialist German publication  gives the following statistics regarding illiteracy in the armies of the  beligerents: Russia, 617 per thousand; Servia, 434; Italy, 306; Austria-  Hungary, 220; Belgium, 92; France,  30; United Kingdom 10, and Germany, 5. -  The Prussian casulty list No. 173  has been issued by the German  authorities. Up to March 16th, the  total Prussian casualties; amount to  1,050,029 men. In addition to the  above there are 160 Bavarian,' 136  Wurtemhurgy .117 Saxon' and 20  navy lists.        -       V 'v-..  In response to a request" for a  subscription to the^Canadian Red  Cross, for the,purpose of sending a  number of nurses to the front, a  check.for ten thousand, dollars has  keen-received from A. D. Miles  of theCanadian Copper company, of  Copper Cliff, Ontario.  Herr Geithner, a socialist member  of the- Saxe-Coburg   Diet and   the  editor of the Gotha Volkesblatt, has  been   sentenced    to   three   months'  imprisonment  for  commenting sarcastically-upon   the   Kaiser's statement that he .no -longer knew such  things as parties, but only Germans.  In   addition   the editor's   paper was  alsoput out of business.,^  "h'saLong  Long Way to  ipperary  Anybody Cart Play This on  the Piano or Organ in  .   '     - One Evening  ns we now have if in the " EASY FORM MUSIC  METHOD." Wi��h the keyboard ' anrt (see i lustration). ".EASY FQRM " Music shows you where  to put the iinsers of both hands so that you can  start playing it at once.  ��� The attention of the Dominion  authorities has been directed to the  activities of alien enemies in the  Cobalt region. When the order for  the seizure of all arms was first issued, the police were only able to  lay hands on a dozen, although it  was known that every shack contained two or more rifles. Vigorous search is now to be made for  the remainder as it is known for a  certainty that drilling has regularly  been taking place.  The war office intimates that doctors are urgently needed. They can  join as lieutenants with excellent  chances for promotion, and acquire  within the space of a few months  surgical experience of many years  Doctors are not too old at forty.  Thirty of the profession are needed  immediately by the Royal Army  Medical Corps. Five hundred men  are needed at once for the field ambulance and 150 for the Sanitary  Corps, ages between 19 and 38.  ��� The staggering money cost of  mbdern naval warfare is indicated  in some degree by the' following estimate. If the 29 dreadnoughts of  the British navy were sent on an  eight-hour full-power coal-burning  run they would consume 4320 tons  of fuel, running up a bill of some  $15,000. If a single dreadnought  battle squadron of eight ships were  ordered to steam at full speed for  24 hours "and to fire each gun and  torpedo tube once, the cost- to the  nation would be approximately one  million dollars, allowing nothing for  the depreciation of material. '  Sixty-five thousand dollars seems  a big sum for the British authorities  to spend on the furnishing, etc., of  Donnihgton Hall, 1 which is to be  the detention "prison" in England  for captured German officers.      But  after all, if it is the means of awak-  ��ning a, reciprocal sentiment in the  hearts of.the Prussians in their  treatment of our own Canadian officers who may fall into their hands,  the money will be well spent.  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.  The Strathcona Hotel  NELSON, B. C.  Steam Heated Throughout  The Finest Accommodation for  j      the Travelling Public.  DININ GROO M    SERVIC E  UNEXCELLED.  STEAM HEATED.  O.'D. Bush, Prop.  ELECTRIC LIGHTED  Phoenix, B.C.  Fashionable  Jewellery  Nine Well-Lighted  Samplerooms. Phone 12  JAS.  MARSH ALL,  PROP.  D. J. Matheson  i General Agent, .  FIRE,    LIFE  AND ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  ' PHOENIX, B.C.  MM 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.  The PHOENIX DAIRY  W. A. McKay & Sons, Props.   ''  FOR  BIRTHDAYS  & ANNIVERSARIES  SIGNET RINGS  Large Selection in Gold  Price  - $3.00 to $10.00  CUFFLINKS,  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. ���  E. A. Black, Jeweler  Here'  the -Pk.  OOF  ������ M v bov. who couldn't play ;i note, sat down  and"plaved three pit* �������� first night. ���Mrs. b.  Wimlorer, Halls Brida^. ' >:\l.     ��� .  " I certainly think Kasy Method Miisio wondor:  ful, my Grand-daughter. 11 years old never nan  a lesson, now she can play several pieces mi u-  correctly."      Mrs. (Rev.) Jus. C.mhimi, Iiudc-  wood, Ont. .      ,    ,���      ,  "1 could.play the first piece In <10 tumult--- and  never tried a nolo on the piano before. ���^irs.  S. Staudlitlg, 460 BournimAve., \% iiiiiipotr, Man.  *' Copyright Jflli. tl 1-WrtqvM   Old Style ������-= *���  Way Cr  I. O. O. F.  Snowshoe Lodge  No. 46  Meets every Monday Evening at  Oddfellows' Hull. Visiting brethren  cordially invited.  Our hull is for rent for dances, social  evenings, etc.  Oscar Gustat'son, Noble Grand.  T, S. Qtianee, Fin. Secy.  Jas. Pierce, Rec. Secy,  EXAMPLE:  When the music: says  "D.A." just strike the  the Keys marked -D.A." You  can't so wrom;!  ���chit  _. orpan  experience whatever. ... .     .  "Easy -Form" Music is a Komi to I ^'\ ��  those who truly love music, hut  vto r ha l  several years' time and jialienco to pn^le out  the Chinese Sums inordinary music.  Try it FREE in Your Home  jllf...f���- .��� ,���m>n tn v��n that all we say is tin-  we  pieces  S6.50 tn all is paid.    If you are not ''^    ���''���  send.lt back In 7 days and '^''    V, r !   n'  That's fair, isn't it?    If it u not al     ^ ''   '.;  could we afTord to tuako such a fa r. s>reolT,���  Wheu writing,  eiva your Home address a;  JSfr 7��32? vt'WlJlti*^^ *��  Puokvix I'ionkeu. AnswertheseqtK-.itions:  Howmaiiykeysonyourpianoororcan?-Df>jv>u  Toronto. Can.  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  Meets lu the Oddfellows' Hall,  First and Third Wednesdays.  Mrs. Helen Detmc, Noble Grand  Mrs. 0.1). Bush, Secretary.  PRINTING  is our business aud we are  here to please you. The  next time that you   want  any Billheads, Letterheads, Envelopes, Statements, Circulars,  Cards, Dodgers���in fact, any thing in PRINTING, phone 14  and we will  sho w y o u  samples : : :  THE PIONEER  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28     Phg%r>  Meets Tuesday Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially welcomed.  Jos. Butcher, O. C.  T. Usdeihvood, K. of R. S.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  ���Vlountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Meets in Pythian Hall, Lower Town  Second and Fourth Thursdays.  Mrs. W. BoUis,  W.E.C.  -Mrs. W. Wills,  ���-���    M.K.C.  I  Ukder^^  THAT is the name, and  below is the trademark,  you are to look for next  time  you buy underwear.  Your size in any garment  with that trademark will  fit perfectly, will outwear  ordinary underwear, will  not shrink. Yet you pay  nothing extra for this  extra value; and you get our  Guarantee of " money hack  if you can fairly claim it."  Made at Paris in Canada,  by PEN MANS  Limited,  si  .��  &  ;ruin'!/ii  mrnm UHH  ��� i'     \ -  (THE   PIONEER,    PHOEMIX, �� BRITISH   GOCUKBI*.<  n  Local and General  m  mm  ���mm  m.~n-: *,-������:-:.  mm  mm  Sr\-l\ ���������'���-������������ ���������-���  ������**���**  /"J ���3'^IS&i,'teSiS:'S;*Ji;  �����:��  Mrs.     Dan   McKinnon    returned  i   home  on Thursday   from   a week's  trip to Rossland.  John Kelsey came up from Republic last week and has once more  made his home here.  Miss Ingram was a visitor in.Nel-  son for a few days recently, return.  ing home on Tuesday.  Norman McLeod is registered at  the Brooklyn hotel, coming here on  Tuesday from Hedley.    v '  Girl, aged 19, wants position in  private family; ten months in last  place.     Apply Pioneer office.  Mrs. R. Fuller and children ar-  rived on Tuesday from Spokane and  have taken up their residence in the  camp.  J. W. Marshall, who has been  connected with the Grand Forks  branch of the Bank of Commerce,  has been transferred to the Seattle  branch.  VI have a crackerjack'proposition  for a good live wire agent in Phoenix. Write me at once." F. C.  Ritchie, 132, Pemberton Block, Victoria, B.C.  The hottest day this year was  last Sunday, March 21st, when the  mercury touched 88 in the sun. The  following Monday the mercury  stopped at 76.  Geo. Elkins arrived in the city on  Saturday from Lebanon, Oregon,  where his family are now located.  The trip from Portland to Phoenix  was accomplished in 22 hours.  The Woman's Patriotic Society  meets in the Granby block every  second and fourth Thursday of each  month. Atay ladies who have not  enrolled are heartily invited to do so.  ' Chuck Clarke, Phoenix goal keeper; and Matz,"the Grand Forks centre; both brilliant hockey, players,  have taken positions in the city and  intend to remain here.���Rossland  Miner.        '    ' ' '   -'       -  Dan McBeth is the latest arrival  in towiv from Anyox, where he has  been, .working for the past few  months."- He appears to have made  a very satisfactory recovery from  the accident in which he sustained a  broken leg.  - John Ferguson, for many years a  former resident of Phoenix, arrived  recently in town, coming here from  his ranch at Shuswap. Since leaving here   he  has  spent   some   time  visiting his  old home  in Prince Edward Island.  St. Andrew's church "(Presbyterian)  ���Service, Sunday next, Mar. 28th, at  7,30 p.m. Sunday School at 2 p.m.  All welcome.'  The Woman's Patriotic Society  announce that they, have arranged  to give a sacred concert on the after-  ternoon of April 4th, Easter Sunday.  There will be no admission fee, but  a collection in aid of the funds of the  society will be taken.  For Sale���Three-roomed house on  Hbgan'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.  The  favorite  song  of  Alderman  Beer as Temperance Drink  George Rogers just now is "Ol  Where, O! Where has my little  dog gone?" The quadruped, which  has often been mistaken for a piece  of stuffing from an ostermoor mattress, has been missing all week.  The winner of the first prize in  the best sustained hard times costume, at the recent masquerade, now  turns out to be Mr. Bryant of Green,  wood, while the'ladies'best sustained hard times prize went to Mrs. V.  M. Mayers, and not Miss Mayers,  as was stated in last week's issue.  Isaac Parkinson arrived in town  on Thursday from Willow camp,  Victoria, where he-was in training  with the overseas force. Unfortunately he was rejected on account of  a defective foot. One of his brothers was among the kiljed during the  first few weeks of the war.  Geo. Rumberger came in on  Tuesday train from a round trip to  the Panama Exposition. . Mr. Rumberger was among the Canadians  present when Hon. Martin Burrell,  on behalf of the Dominion government, declared the splendid Canadian, pavilion open. , While at Los  Angelos he paid a visit to Mr.- and  Albert Biner and Mr. and Mrs. C.  McKay.  Chas. Davidson was in the receipt  on Tuesday of the news of his mother's death which occurred on Tuesday, at Granby, Quebec. She had  been ailing for some little time, but  her condition was not";such as to  warrant Mr. Davidson in thinking  the end was so near.- Besides her  son here in Phoenix, the deceased  lady leaves four sons and four  daughters to mourn her passing  away.     She had passed the allotted j  It is a remarkable fact that, at-a  time when domestic cpntroyersies  have ceased in face of the great  peril, the teetotal campaign should  have been renewed with more virulence than ever before.     v  It is the old indiscriminate'campaign against any beverage which  contains an appreciable amount of  alcohol, regardless of its dilution, or  of any other elements which distinguish one kind of alcoholised beverage from another kind. That also  is a remarkable fact; for it shows at  once the unreasonable character of  the agitation." ������:.'"���  The suppression of Vodka in Russia, and of Absinthe in France, are  quoted as parallel cases with the  proposed suppression of all kinds of  fermented and distilled beverages in  Britain. This discloses a most unwarrantable confusion of thoughti-  It shows a misconception of the  word Temperance.  Vodka is a fiery spirit, drunk neat,  and so often drunk to excess. Absinthe is a deleterious compound.  With all forms of spirit drinking  there is a danger of over-stepping  moderation, unless the drinker keeps  a guard over his potations.  But such criticisms do not apply  to Ale or any other fermented liquors  of low, alcoholic strength*. They are_  mild and wholesome, and a person  must drink them to gluttonous excess before-he -can become intoxicated by them.  As the Chancellor of the Excheqr  uer says, beer in alcoholic strength  "is just a little above ginger ale."  Throughout the world -and throughr  out the history of the world, mankind has demanded some stimulant  property in its liquid food���even the  tea drinker want it. The desire is  natural and innocent. It is not to  be crushed as essentially evil, but  rather to be guided in such a manner  as will eliminate the chances of  abuse. '  We should, therefore, encourage)  the use of a beverage'which, whije  providing the desired .stimulant,'.will  provide it in such a diluted form as  will remove the danger of excesses  beverage which will at the same,time  be palatable and contain healthful  properties. Ale and Stout fulfil  these conditions.  "Beer," an eminent authority ha��  delared, "is the_only safe drink." It  is the national beverage of Englishmen. It is pure; for the materials  of its   manufacture,   and   the  con-  ured give it, beyond doubt, a purity  which no other beverage can claim.  It contains nourishment; it facilitates the digestion of other nutri-  ment; it has tonic properties. The  alcohol in modern beer is present in  only just sufficient quantity to entitle  it to rank as an alcoholic beverage  at.all.. ' ���'     ;'���";. "* -';������" .'/������������  Beer, therefore, is pre-eminently  the temperance drink.  The extent of drunkenness in this  country at the present time is gross-'  ly exaggerated; and investigation of  ���uch drunkenness as there is would  show that only a negligible part of  it was due to the drinking cf beer.  It is, in another view, worth remembering that the Chancellor of  the Exchequer has raised moderate  beer-drinking to a patriotic height.  Mr. Lloyd George (making good his  words) says "Every half-pint that a  man drinks he will be contributing  to the carrying on of the war."  If we can't go the front we can  help our country (and\.our own well-  being) by changing our cocoa and  ginger beer into ale. .:"���'.  DRUGS,DRUGGISTS SUNDRIES, HIGH-CLASS  STATIONERY, PERFUMES, CONFECTIONERY  '\ ���:.."������ ':'''���' ���:.,'.',���;'������.���  Agent for the famous Nyal and Na-Dru-Co Preparations.  T.S.  PHOENIX, B. C.  WOOD  The British battle line is being  rapidly extended. It now reaches  from a point four miles below Os-  tend to Arras, a distance of sixty  miles. . As the fresh troops arrive  the line of khaki will probably be  stretched beyond Peronne, about  one hundred miles.  Two Germans, Carl'Schmidt and  Gustoff Stevens, were arrested last  week by'the Port. Arthur police.  .They were caught while making a  very iclose inspection of the C. P. R.  bridges. Revolvers and fuses were  found on them.  The shipment of big guns from  the United States to England still  continues. .This week the.Cunard  liner Orduna left Halifax with two  more monsters lashed ' on her upper  decks in additlorfto a large store of  other war supplies in her hold. The  length of each gun is 55ft.  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  NOTICE.  ON   8HORT  'Phone B32  Robt. Forshaw  Hmvmyou  Gmturrh?  span of the psalmist by seven years, jditions under which it is   manufact-  Ja natal breathing  impaired? Doe*  yo'ar throat get  m^v or clogged?  'M&era science proves  that-these'symptoms result from run-down health.  Snuffs and vapors are irritating and useless.  The oil-food In Scott's Emulsion  will enrich and enliven the blood,!  aid nutrition - and'assist nature to  check the inflammation and  heal the sensitive membranes.  Shun Alcoholic mixture*  and insist upon SCOTT'S.  CANADIAN  PACIFIC  EASTER  EXCURSION FARES  Fare and One-Third  Round Trip  DATES OF SALE"J"  April 1st to 4th  RETURN  LIMIT  April 6th  Special concessions to commercial  travelers, teachers and students.  Tickets and full details from Ticket  Agents oi "Pursers.  J. E. CARTER, Agent, Phoenix.  J. S   CARTER, Agent, Nelson.  Mineral Act  (Form F)  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE.  DRAYING  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.     Phone A56.  James G. McKeown  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.    -  D. J. Matheson, Agent.  Notice of Forfeiture  of  To   Alexander   D.     Broomfield,  Princeton, in the District of Yale:  You are hereby notified that I have  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  Wor.k, duly recorded in the office of the  Miniffg--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 $12.50 in recording such five Certificates of Work: '  And you are further notified that your,  proportion of the expenditures above  mentioned was paid by the subscriber.  And if at trie expiration of ninety  days of publication of this Notice you  fail or refuse to contribute your proportion of the expenditu.es required under  Section 48 of the Mineral Act to hold  said Claim  for  the years above mentioned, together with all costs of adyer-.  Using   your  interest  in  said   Mineral .  Claim (being a one-eighth interest) shall  be-come vested in the subscriber  (a co-  owner) under Section 28 of the Mineral ���  Act;  Dated at Beaverdell, B. C., February,  23rd, 1915.  Washington H. Rambo.  The Vancouver Sun, the chief or-  gan of the coast Liberals, commenting on the return of Jas. Hawthorn-  waite to the political arena, denounces him as a tool of the_Mc-  Bride government.  Qf$y&^y?Y*&.  MlMMinM  44  The Silent Seven "---The Latest Model  ?������������������&.-.���.:  SSSf  3S3  !���>'-:���.;���'���'  m$m  Call or write for particulars to  P. O. Box 234, PHOENIX, B.C.  IT'S SO QUIET!      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Ten-year-old Florence 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 "OLIVERTYPEWRITER COMPANY."  Can You Spend 17 Cents a day to better advantage than in  the Purchase of this Wonderful Machine.  No child's educatio^ is complete without a Knowledge of the  Oliver Typewriter.  lijjfjjjBjsWIH^ita ��"�����-���"������ ���

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