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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal May 14, 1910

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Array "v.  ���*^^H  \r*i'.''  ...,f.7vV. vV"-W^^-������-'' '-���������'-  ���<��>.  O *,;>'-'  ���.���//?,.���!���.  ^W ^CTOH^:^.^''  AND   BOUNDARY   MINING  JOURNAL.  Eli  Ykar.  PHOENIX, BRITISH COLUMBIA,   SATURDAY,  MAY  14,  1910  No."^sI.  '^  Prices in Staples  fhe Portals of OppprtunIty to Advantageous  Merchandising in Phoenix are Opened/  ���READ THIS CAREFULLY���  As announced in last week's issue of this paper, we will take  : over the business of the Hunter-Kendrick Co. on May J5th.  AVe will also continue our business  in the Lower Town, and we are sure  that Customers will find this arrangement .convenient;' in  making their purchases.  We want to give our reasons for enlarging our business.  Everyone knows that.during the past-two years the prices of provisions have  been on the upward trend, and it is also a fact that the Grocer is making less profit  out  of  tlie  high prices  than  he  wasr when, lower prices prevailed.     The only  solution'that we could see was to buy nearer the point''���,;of production���to cut out  |the middleman's profit���and the only way we can do this is to be able to buy in  <|j|large quantities, and beour own wholesalers.,. .,    M| By the acquisition of the Hunter-Kendrick business, we will have a large  ? volume of business, larger than any other firm in Southern British Columbia.  We will btty direct from tlie point of prodtiction or manufacture, and can sell our  goods for less than has been possible by the two stores, and net more profit yearly  If for ourselves. Not only in our buying will we save money, but we can conduct the  two stores under one management .with, a smaller proportion of expense, and still  give you as good service as either store has in the past.  ��& Remember���you will be treated just as well as if a number of stores were in  ippositioii to us.     We will acepmrne^  t;,$<bf the-two firms have.     Wc  will do  everj^thing to give  you satisfaction, for we  i^lrealise that only by doing so, and selling you' goods at  lower prices, can we hold  C^jyour confidence, and it is only by:doing.the large volume of business that .we can  $jjj|inake the low prices. />',:i:r\f     \ \\ ; >.' ���; \     \  l'^. We are pleased to au'noiince thatidur great buying facilities, will enable us  ' Vrto make the following reductions effective on  May 15th.    The goods are now in  transit.    Note carefully the two store prices^ and our new price, and your percen-  , tage of saving.    This is only a partial list.     Other reductions will be made in the  future.  h,  Old Price  Our Price  Saving  $2.15  $1.90  12 per cent  2.15  1.90  12  M  2.15  1.90  . 12  ��  -2.15  .1.75  20  U  1.50  1.40  7  ��� 1  7.00  6.75  4  ��  , -.,. ;45   . ..  .40  12  ��  2oo  1.75  12  U  1.25  1.15  9  ��  2.50  2.25  10  ��<  .15  12  15  Si  4.25  3.75  12  4i  .28  .27  4  (<  ���20  3 for 50c  15  l��  .25  .24  4  ����  .50  .40  20  ��  .8  .6  .25  <(  1.75  1.50  .15  ' U  1.50  1.25  .18  �����  50 lb. Five Roses Flour  501b. Royal Household Flour   -  501b. Robin Hood Flour    -  501b. Our Best Flour -..��   ~,    v-|  20 lb. Sack Sugar        -  1001b. Sack Sugar       -...-..-  10 lb. Rolled Oats^      - ���.   - -    -  40 lb. Rolled Oats :    -  5 lb. Pails Lard      -       -       -       -  101b. Pails Lard   -       -       -  Canned Beans and Corn  100 lb. Sacks Flour       .       -       -  Bacon     -       -       -       -       " -,    "  Canned Tomatoes       -       -       -  Hams      -      -      -      -      -  Lemons ------  Apples   -      -      -      -  Tartan Maple Syrup, per gallon  Potatoes        "���"."  We will announce new prices on Butter as soon as our arrangements are  completed with the Creameries. The above are the principal reductions, and you  will notice they affect articles of every day use. You will find that your grocery  bill will average an easy S per cent, less than heretofore.  Later on we will take over the Dry Goods and Furnishings Business of  Hunter-Kendrick Co., and this, with the addition of our large Hardware Stock)  will make the most complete stock under one roof in the country.  We trust to be favored with a continuation of business from patrons at both  stores.  AND COMPANY  Grocers and Hardware Merchants  i.si-^xairer^'.mi  LANDS FOR THE  PRE=EMPTOR  Government's Handicap on Speculators  Areas Have Been Withdrawn  From Sale or Lease  A series of nine land re-serve notices  appearing in the British Columbia  Gazette attest an important change of  policy in the administration of crown  lands of the' province^ which change  will be welcomed by the pre-emptor  and homesteader as immensely to their  advantage, while less acceptable to the  land speculator as seiiously handicapping his activities.  Briefly, it is intended hereafter to  restrict the operations of all government  survey parties to land reserved fiom  sale or lease and thus .available solely  to pre emptors; which'land wiJI remain  so reserved, until all ^surveys; therein  are completed.  . .;?::..>  'University landi have been selected.  All the lands have been plotted and  their bona fide classifications ., and  prices have been duly graded and  entered in records at headquarters  here. They may then be gazetted as  open for sale or lease,and 60 clear  days must elapse after such gazetting  before applications for their pui chase  or lease will be entertained.  It has been alleged that provincial  surveyors gave invaluable tips lo speculative agents with, whom they have  been in touch as to lands investigated  by them, frequently even before the reports have reached the employing department, while other land agents have  followed upon the heels of. the.survey-  ors in the field and have even pre  ceded,them, staking especially choice  pieces as the surveys haye proceeded.  Private surveys and invariable minimum classification have also involved  confusion and expense to thV land department and the treasury. All these  abuses will by the now comtemplafed  complete reorganization of the- ciowh  arids sale or lease system be.made an  end of. x'' [  Districts placed under reserve by today's advertisement compose all available crown lands regarded as immediately desirable for speculation or settlement. They are enumerated as follows: Unreserved land on Clearwater  river and Clearwater lakes; unsurveyed  crown lands near Francois lake, coast  district; unsurveyed crown lands in  ranges 4 and 5, coast district; unreserved crown lands adjoining Peace  river reserve, Cariboo district; unsurveyed crown lands in the drainage  area of the Nazco river, coast district;  unsurveyed Crown lands adjoining  Babine lake reserve in the Cassiar,  Cariboo and coast districts; unsurveyed  crown lands on Bear river and Bear  laka, Cariboo district; unsurveyed lands  near Seton lake, Lillooet district; unsurveyed lands on the North Thompson and Clearwater rivers, Lillooet  and Kamloops districts.  ACQUIRES THE MOLLY  GIBSON PROPERTY  Consolidated Co.; Adds To Its  Large Holdings  The Molly Gibson mine on Kok.mee-  creek, one of the oldt^t mines of th  east Kootenay, is* riow addi-d to the  long list of famous- properties owned  by the Consolidated Mining & Smelt-  ing Co.,"Limited; among which are the  large shipping properties of the Snow  shoe at Phoenix, the Centre Star'at  Rossland, the St. Eugene at Moyie,  the Richmond-Riireka at Sandon, all  of which are shipping to the company's  smelter at Trail. The shareholders of  the La Plata Mines, Limited, are takr  ing stock of the Consolidated Mining  & Smelting company in payment.-  The Molly Gibson is a galena prop-;  erty that in its time has shipped a  great deal of ore, the chief value being  in silver, though there has also been a  good recovery of lead. Prior to 1900  the properly was developed and operated by the Molly Gibson Mining Co.,  Limited, but in 1902 its buildings  were taken away by a snowslide and  the property was long idle. ; It was acquired by the La Plata Mines, Limited  and in 1905 produced 820 tons of ore,  while in 1907 it mined 20,000 tons, its  plant including a roo ton concentrator.  It was once a shipper to; the Nelson  smelter, but later shipper to Trail.  It is understood that the. property  will at once be reopened and work proceeded with on a large scale. In short,  this famous mine will resume its old  place in the list of the important shipping mines of the Kootenay.  .,  A new strike has been made at the  Molly Gibson, 1400 feet from the shaft  and about 1600 feet from the railway  track. The ore shoot is about three  feet wide and assays run to $24 per  ton. There were 135 tons of. ore  shipped last year.  KING EDWARD VII. DIES  IN PRESENCE OF FAM1M  "I Think I Have Done My Duty" were His Last Words  ���Period of Mourning to Be Observed���George V;  Second Son,  Succeeds to The Crown  - As announced in tbe last issue of  the Pioneer, King Edward VII. passed  away on the 6th itist.  His death occurred at  Buckingham  Palace at   11.45 p.m..   London time,  to which 3.45 corresponds in our time.  All'the members of the Royal   Family  who were in London  were present at  the King's  bedside  when he breathed  his last.    Throughout the day the physicians in ' attendance could  give  no  hope of the King's recovery, and death  was said to be due to pneumonia,   following an attack  of bronchitis,   contracted at Biarrittz.    He was seriously  ill but three days, as he was apparently  in good health on  his return from Biarritz,  ten days  before.    The  nation  became anxious only when His Majesty  was unable to meet thc Queen  on her  return from the continent.    Only a day  or two previous to his death he   was  transacting state   business,  but  finally  he was  compelled  to  submit  to his  doctor's orders.   Almost his last words  which' will   pass   into   history,   were:  "Well, it is all over, but I think I have  done my duty."  It may well be that the burden of  anxiety in connection with the nation's  present serious constitutional crisis  hastened the end; in fact his physicians  give credence to such belief. As  Queen Victoria's last hours were clouded by the dark shadow of the South  African war, so   King   Edward, in his  George Frederick Ernest Albert, Prince  of Wales, Duke cf Cornwall and York,  succeeded to the throne of the British  Empire. In pursuance of ancient  custom the first official act of the new  kingi George V., was to despatch an  announcement to the Lord Mayor of  London of his father's death. The  news was kept from the press for half '  an hour; this was in order that all  relatives and rulers of other nations  could be notified before the lines were  congested with the public news service.  Edward VII. was born November  9th, 1841, married Princess Alexandra,  eldest daughter of the King of Denmark, March 10th, 1863, and succeeded to the throne January 22nd,  190 if, at the age" of 60 yearsT*  George V;was born June 3rd, 1865,  married^ Princess Victoria~'May'~-of  Teck, July 6th, 1893, and succeeded  to the throne May 6th, 1910.  ,.-:?"  The new king has six children, five  boys and one girl, the heir apparent  being Prince Edward Albert Christian!: ^  George Andrew Patrick David. '������::'-������ xr  : The heir apparent will, in due course,  be given the title of Prince of Wales,  which, since the time of Edward ist,  has been born by the eldest son of:the  sovereign. ;r ,,-������.���..���     -.-...:���   '.*"..\.;r;M   -if.-.  The news of the death of the ; King  become generally known in Phoenix  through the Pioneer Saturday, morning  and immediately many flags were.half-  closing days, was harrassed by a fierce I masted, and the people of, the,: camp  Boundary Side Lights  All miners' licenses in British Columbia expire on May 31st.  Frank McDonald has arrived from  Montreal and will spend the summer  with Joseph Bassett of Hartford Junction.  Messrs. East, Noyes and Pickleman  left Greenwood Saturday for the Cari  boo district to prospect foi minerals.  They will drive all the way, going by  the ioo-Mile House.  Ed. Campbell, who has spent the  past year in the Cobalt district of Ontario, returned to town this week and  has taken a position on the engineering  staff of the Granby.  Representatives of the British Col  umbia Copper company have been in  camp this week taking stock at the  New Dominion Copper company properties. They left for the Boundary  Falls smelter on Thursday.  John Buckley, who has been doing  assessment work on his several claims  in the Boundary during the past few  months, will leave shortly for Prince  Rupert, where he is interested in some  building property. i  .'-/��� City Parliament  Mayor Matheson and Aldermen McKenzie,   Ross,   Cosgrove   and    Biner  were present at   Wednesday evening'i  regular session of the city council.  The.;councYl/authorized the board of  work's forspend $25oTor gravelling Old  Ironsides and.Knob Hill avenues.  Aid. McKenzie gave notice that he  would introduce a bylaw at the next  mreting ;of the council, to tax real  estate agents doing business in the  city a license of $50 every six months.  constitutional conflict which he bequeaths for a solution to a young man  far less acquainted than his father with  matters of state.  Without any official ceremonyv_and  according' to  the laws bf'We-reat'rn,  joined the many millions in mourning  the death of Edward, the Peace-Maker.  The Dominion and Provincial, governments, cities and organizations  throughout Canada ;.wi'U, observe, a  penotf of irioufnirijgi:'"������ : ��� :'��� ��� T'9" ;   " I,  STRIKE OFF AT  GREENWOOD  Work Will  Be   Resumed at Once  B. C. Copper Employees Vote  to Return to Work  The strike at Greenwood is off,  members of Greenwood Miners'Union,  Western Federation of Miners, voting  in tavor of employees of the British  Columbia Copper company going back  to work, and operations will be resumed as" soon as the forces at the  mines and the smelter can be secured.  On Thursday the company received  official notification from the union,  over the signature of the secretary,  George Heatherton, that the strike had  been declared off. This action was  the result of a vote taken on Wednesday evening, when the union members  voted 79 to 18 to declare the strike  off.  Thus ends the trouble that has been  smoldering away at different stages  since Jan. Sth last, when a disquieting element broke out with an im  aginery grievance. The question of  wages or hours was not at issue, it was  simply the local union demanding  peremptory discharge by the company  of employees who were not Federation  members. They will now return to  work after a month's idleness, without  any point having been gained.  To the Pioneer yesterday, J. E. McAllister, general manager of the British  Columbia Copper company, stated that  work would be resumed at full blast as  soon as sufficient men were secured.  Experienced miners are much in demand at present, many having left the  district for the north this spring.  MINISTER OF WORKS  VISITS PHOENLX  Hon. Thomas Taylor on Trip  Through the Province  Hon. Thomas Taylor of Revelstoke,  minister of public works in the provincial cabinet, was in Phoenix Tuesday evening. He was accompanied  from Grand Forks by Ernest Miller,  M.P.P., and later in the evening went  to Greenwood accompanied by J. R.  Jackson, member for Greenwood.  Mr. Taylor is making a tour of the  province for the purpose of familiarizing himself with the situation and  needs of the various districts from a  departmental viewpoint.  The public works minister spoke  very optimistically of the general feeling of the country. Everywhere in his  trip he had found things prosperous  and the people were looking forward  with the spirit of growing times.  While in Grand Forks the minister  secured the site for the new court  house in thai city, and stated that a  good start would be made on its construction this fall.  Boundary Mining Notes  Bunkers will shortly be built at the  Midway coal property.  The Granby diamond drill is now  operating on the Gilt Edge claim, a  part of the Granby holdings which has  been little prospected.  A McDonald and F. Knight, who  are promoting the company owning the  Midway coal lands, were in town this  week and are quite enthusiastic over  the prospects of the property. They  left yesterday for Spokane and will en  deavor to interest capital to carry on  extensive development work.  Following are the returns of the  Boundary mines for the past week  and for the year to date :  Week Year  Granby mines    22,509 473,037  Snowshoe 3,1 70 67,560  Mother Lode  i4��.9��5  Oro Denoro  4.59��  Sally  32  Golden Eagle  '2��  25,679    686,244  SMELTER TREATMENT  Granby 23>30��    456>94'  B.C. Copper      139.060  PRODUCTION OF THE  CONSOLIDATED GO.  Returns from Operations of the  Trail Smelter  Following are the production returns  of the Consolidated Mining & Smelting  Co. of Canada for the month of March  last and  the eight  months  previous:  METALS PRODUCED IN MARCH  Quantity. Value.  Gold      12,487 oz. $254,507  Silver    178,542 oz. 92,368  Copper.   .      468,565 lb. 62,267  Lead 3,766,3881b. 106,565  Total value I.S'S^Q8  PRODUCTION   DURING    NINE   MONTHS,  TO MARCH 31.  Gold      101,340 oz. $2,074,853  Silver    1,548,780 oz.     808,013  Copper    4,500,7541b.      590.197  Lead 31,851,801 lb.      896,357  Total value $4,367,420  PERCENTAGE OF VALUE OF PRODUCTION  March  Nine months  to Mar. 31.  Per cent.  47-51  18.45  i3Si  20.53  Per cent.  Gold 49-34  Silver 17-9*  Copper   12.07  Lead 20.68  For purposes of comparison the following figures, being the company's  production at its smeltery at Trail, for  the fiscal year ended June 30, 1909,  are here given: Gold r 14,920 oz.;  silver, 2,443,475 oz.; copper, 4,637,631  lbs.; total value, $5,505,526. It should  be noted that these figures are for  twelve months while those given in the  second table above are for only nine  months.    Eckhardt Bell Rinjen  Mr. Tobias Eckhardt, father of the  Eckhardt Musical Family of Swiss  Bell Ringers, musicians and entertainers was a member of the original  company of Swiss Bell Ringers who  played the United States and Canada  over 30 years ago, and was the first  company of Swiss Bell Ringers that  came from the old country, married,  settled down m Canada, and from the  time ihis most remarkable family were  little tots they .have been taught the  ringing of bells and other musical accomplishments until today they stand  the undisputed premiers of Swiss Bell  Ringers. This wonderful family will  appear at Phoenix opera house on May  27 th.  :Xrf wwrjrwP11^  ,   ,'<"'..  iv;  .&-  PHOENIX PIONEER, PHpEBIX, B.6.  tv��.  Guaranteed Full Weight  "SALADA" Tea is weighed by electric weighing  machines. The net weight is printed on every  package. We absolutely' guarantee it to contain  full weight without the lead covering. Have your  grocer empty a package and weigh  it for you.  . .>���>' SALADA" Packets guarantee   full   weight and tea  unequalled for goodness, freshness and fine flavour.  8U��k, Mixed and Natural Green, 40c, 00c, 60o and 70c per lb. ������  *Tr=  The1 Phoenix Pioneer  ii~,j{  And Boundary Mining Journal.  w  lunap an a��TO��D*v�� by tub  Pi5NEJEii,P,lI3USlilNG (X).  . ax raoawx. a. c  rewpBoaaa j UmaKtT,t naideace. Ho. is.  ,-... u,,    acaacarrrtot.   in advamcb.  Par Taarv.i......... ��� ��� fa.oa  ���Is l(eaiUia....._..���  t.aj  falka 0alt��4 Mate*, per year���.....-.....��� 1.50  r*     ..    i     ,        i  , T. ALrREO LOVC. MaNAacn.  ���rm vwvtirA  lABCL>  late.King at Windsor Castle a few days  after the memorable funeral of Queen  Victoria. The short address "To My  People" had a dignity and an emotion  which struck the imagination of the  Empire. His last words before closing  his eyes in the eternal sleep were of  the man himself "I think I have done  my duty."  j-OOI  ^TyRp^MAY,!.!, 1510,  -.King Edward is dead.    An,. Empire  mourn* its (rusted ruler and the world  its famous peace maker. - Not only is a  keen, personal loss felt by the British  peoples-every where, but  there is universal expressions ofi regret in the passing of the first gentleman of England.  ��� -Full��f honors, but not yet full of  . yeanyEdward VII., one of the greatest kings that ever sat on earth's greatest  throne,   has  followed   England's  ^greatest queen to the grave after a reign  ���' of' but  little  more  than  nine years.  .���When he came to the throne there was  -"'�� natural tendency on the part of- the  ination   to- look -back   and < wonder  nwhetber the high level which had been  1 -gradually   reached and   sustained  in  '. - public ' and - national  life  during  his  ���mother's- long reign   would   be  fully  maintained.    The nation   today gives  a(verdict which leaves no*doubt  of its  'favorable-opinion.    - --���--*   - -.-.  ^Kipg Edward,wrote his .name ?high  iQfaJhej-qlejOf British sovereigns. Europe  and the world  acknowledged him as,  ^Sityvki dpubtj^the ���/fl'9BtA JPflften^al  ruler on 1At;thfpne.-/iTQ measure this  achievement, one has only to  contrast  the verdict on him as King and Em  porer/' "Adroit and tactful as he was  ' in the difficult role of heir to the throne  ; 'until near his  sixtieth birthday, King  Edward surprised the 'whole' world by  his sagacity   and' statesmanship,   his  "[passion for peace,' and his sympathetic  ,(^i^0over a vast Empire of divergent  raCPit .01 <j���.v;.df\���-      ..,  l     ^i|  V<   Far-more than his mother, he  was  'intimately-associated with  the social  ��j4ife of-the country,-without 'neglecting  the immense-demand- made on   his  .cenergy-by the'business of state, and >it  :-'is not too much to say that no English  ^^in^had.ever; a .deeper hold on  the  affections of his subjects. j  -���.i r>-/Atjcending.the. throne, in succession  ' Uo.the most beloved Sovereign of. her  r < century,! the King increased the de  :<ybti6r> of the Empire, to the Crown,  "and added to the prestige of the British  _r$Spe. He lived,up(to tbe high,ideal  r,���?he,set before him..when calledtoKing-  , i ship:    "Encouraged by the confidence  -> of that love and trust which the natiph  ever.'reposed ���in its. late and fondly  -mourned Sovereign,  I shall earnestly  - strive <o walk in her footseps, devoting  myself, to the utmost of my powers ,to  ' .^maintaining and promoting the highest  . interests of my people, and to the diligent and zealous fulfillment of the great  and sacred reponsibi!ties which, through  - the will of God, I  am now compelled  to undertake."  Those words were penned by the  bli  Asaya-NeuralK*  TfcE    NEW   RE-MEOY   FOR  - Nervous Exhaustion  Heredity is one of the main causes  of nervous exhaustion. Children  whose minds give way in school,  girls lackinginnerve stamina, and  youngmen exhausted by ordinary  business cares, prove this. Occasional treatment with "Asaya-  IjTeuraw." Is their salvation. It  feeds the nerves, induces sleep,  improves the appetite and digestion, and restores full nerve power. $1.50 a bottle.' Ivocal agent.  JOHN  LOVE.  HOW PROSPECTOR, .  KEPT HIS WORD  One could not desire a more delightful illustration of the  romance  of  western mining life than has just arisen  in connection with the bonding of the  Elsie group of claims, in the  Bayonne  district, by William Maher, the famous  prospector and miner of Nelson.  About two years ago, Eddie Doolan,  son of Larry Doolan, one  of  the old  timers of the promotion and construe"  tion of the C.P.R., and during his life  time well known and respected in all  parts of the Kootenays, was out for a  holiday with William Maher and his  partner, Angus Curry. Along toward  August, 1908, they were away up in  the wide spaces amongst the lakes,  glaciers and peaks above the Bayonne  group The ground about them looked  promising, and an examination proved  it was far better than its appearance.  A group of five claims was marKedoff,  the Elsie, .Wilson,- tTennie, Ore Hill  and Gold Nugget, the first being staked  in the name of William Maher. . , .  "This claim is for you, Ed," said  Maher to young Doolan,, who was with  him. "You are .too .young to get a  miners' certifiicate, but I'll keep the  claim for you." , t t  'Til pay for the recording and have  the work done on it, anyhow," replied  Doolan.    "That is the least I ought to  do." -t'v    -   . :���-���[  "You'll-do-nothing of the sort,. Ed,'/  said Maher.    "Didn't I tell you  the  .claim was yows, that I was giving it  to you ? " ,  -. Without a line of,writing, there the  on   the   bare   word   of  - ���* 1   ��*/-��' ?\ 1  But he comes of the  stock of the Mahers of Tipperary, Ireland, who are renowned for pluck, and  loyal to the death. ,  The whole thing had almost  passed  from young Dolan's mind when his at-        . ��� ,, _,    .,, ,������        .  tention was most sharply and pleasantly  money back,   "just read this letter,' it's'  recalled to it by the receipt of a  letter ^fflgWSj  EXPANSION IN"  MINING PREDICTED  The Vancouver News-Advertiser,  published by Hon. F. Carter Cotton,  says editorially :  "We also look for a great expansion  in the industry  in  the Boundary and  Kootenay districts during the next few  years.    One factor  which  is of great  importance in  making  such   development possible is the great  strides  that  have been made in   the  smelting   industry with a view  to a  reduction  in  the cost  of smelting.    In  the  course  of his address Mr.   Kiddie gave some  concrete instances of what  had  been  accomplished   in   that   direction.    In  one instance ore which a few years ago  yielded one dollar per ton profit to the  mineowner, now gave him a profit of  $8 50 per ton,  with a  corresponding  gain to the miner.    The effect of these  economies   will   be   readily   realized.  Ores which a few years ago would not  pay,to mine, or which could only  be  handled   after  being  concentrated  at  considerable expense, can now be marketed  with  satifactory.results  to  the  mineowner.    Nor  is  there reason to  think that  the  best  results  have yet  been attained.    Mr.   Kiddie speaks of  the year 1890, when a recovery of 50  per cent, of the value  in  the ore was  all that  could   be  obtained.    Today,  by  means, of  improved   methods  an  average   of 80 per cent,   can   be  obtained or 60 per cent, more than what  was possible 20 years ago.    That implies a great addition to the realizable  wealth in our minerals, with all the,indirect benefits that will accure to   the  province   from   the  expansion of  the  mining   industry   made   possible , by  these  improvements  in   metallurgical  processes.   Dinaawe la Charft  Action has been deferred by the  provincial authorities upon several applications for liquor licenses in connection with hotels to be established at  Stewait and at Fort George. The representation of the provincial government at Stewart is for the present to  be vested in Constable Dinsmore, an  experienced and valued officer for some  time in the provincial service at Grand  Forks and Midway, and also chief of  police at Greenwood, and now transferred from Moyie.  B.c��>R��lKWA.Y &  DEVELOPMENT CO.  The British Columbia Railway and  Development Co. has just been floated  in New York, with a capital of $12,000,-  00b, to construct a railroad  from   the  Fraser River valley, in British   Columbia, to the Stuart Lake region at   or  near Fort George.    From  that   point  it will be continued up the Stuart river,  along the east shore of Stuart lake   to  North''Tacla lake.    Further������.construction, is-.proposed northward,  and  the  company also has the right  to  build  down the Fraser river to Vancou ver.  It is authorized to issue $50,000, of  bonds to the mile, and gets for each  mile a subsidy of $6,400 cash and io,-  000 acresqf land, with" all timber  and  mineral rightjS.. The company has a  very broad charter, under which it will  develop industries in British Columbia.  Very strong, interests are back of it,  and it is proposed to have the lines  finished in three years;    The. directors  are:    Harold G.  Villard,  William   G.  Conklin, Jean Wolkenstein,  James W.  Howie,; William C. Pratt, Edward Ash-  forth,   Sylvester   D.    Townsend   and  Frank M. Van Horn.  TALES  PROM   THE  WONDERFUL  WEST  Man Wants But Little, Here Below,  But Wants That Bittle^Clean:  He Likes Things Nea't���  Bright, Fresh and Sweet:  And Here's a Tip Irene,  To Keep Things Looking Spink and Span  With Little Work���and Please the Man  Try  Golden West Washing Power  It Cleanses���Purifies���Beautifies  And the Premiums are Fine.  DRAYING  Of all kin.lH promptly aut-n  to. Rttiiid JBx|>rvBH and _ Baity  Transfer, Careful attention ii  orders. 1>ll0,ie Atv  JAHES O. TlcKEOW  A. S. HOOB  Fire, Life and  tieneral Kgea.  Acclden  Inaurance  Bank Block, Phoenix, Bj  FOR    AN   UAY        HAVE  AND r m     H HAIRCUT  (DeslKii Protected by Copyright)  PhMBlx. Railway TlmttabU.  C. P. R.  Leaves for Eholt and Nelson, 2.00 p.m.  Arrives    .. ....    5.35 p.m.  GREAT  NORTHERN.  Leaves for Grand Forks and  Spokane ....    9.00 a.m.  Arrives   ..'.-. '���    5.10 p.m.  J  ��FJ$^^  J-. >s /��� I-,  The late King Edward was one of  the first Masons of the world. Leading  Masons of Victoria will hold a lodge  of Sorrow, a rare ceremony in Masonic  circles.  Croup In  Children!  Parents dread  croup because of  its suddenness,  its distressing  pain and its  danger.  Mathieu'sSyrup  of Tar and Cod  Iyiver Oil gives  immediate relief,  heals the  inflamed parts,  restores health  and strength to  the system.  Croup   comes  suddenly ��� be  prepared for It.  Large bottle 35 cts from all dealers.  J.L.MalklcaO.Praps.^herbrooke, P.Q.  Dlstributon fur Wenfe-m C'hiiiuIa.  ffbtor Bras.   lA��oa a Co., Vancouver, Ediuontolfc  WlllUlDCC  NOTICE  matter  stood  . (; vn'-  VVilliam Maher.  MS. ANDERSON  Tells How After Giving Up Hope,  She Was Cured of Dandruff  -: j <  After reading this straightforward  statement of,Mrs. Elizabeth E. Ander  son, of Mechanicsbucg, Pa., go to John  f>ove, get a large bottle of Parisian  Sage for only 50 cents, and if it don't  do for,you, what,it did for Mrs. Aridej.  soni- John  Love > will  givg Jjjpu your  from William Maher, dated from Vancouver, on the 30th April, and running  as follows: j  "Dear Eddie,���Enclosed please find  oank draft for $225, being 5 per cent,  paid on the price of the Elsie, the  claim I staked for you. I have bonded  the group. Hoping you are prospering.    Yours, William Maher."  Which means that William Maher  has made young Doolan (he has barely  turned his eighteenth year) a present  of $4,500. (  It makes one feel better to have the  pleasure of recording an act like this,  when from end to end of the land men  sworn and pledged to do right are  doing���wrong Jor the dollar ..that ,is in  the selling^ of, their,oath Band their  honon Tb'ey dread the public shame  more than the secret guilt.- It gives  one an abiding faith in average human  nature to know there are men of the  Maher character amongst us. Wherever else one may find them, they certainly are to be found amongst the big-  hearted prospectors. More luck ^to  their picks. Burns was right: "The  rank is but the guinea's stamp, the  man's the gowd for a' that."  Those who know Doolan and hear  of the matter say; "Well done for  young Ed. He is worthy of Maher's  friendship; and Maher must be a  prince "    That is about the right of it.  ..... _, v!.\i>^t .   j  .. v1-1"1^ K,^ePIuP."9Beo' ever being  cured of dandruff, when I purchased a  bottle of Parisian Sage. It has entirely  removed th_�� dandru|f and has started a  gjowth of^new b^yand ajl ^hu^ after  having been troubled for 15 years.  cheerfully^r*c'o|nniendj:Parisjan Sage,"  Parisian Sage cures dandruff, because  it gets right'down into the roots of the  hair and kills the thousands .of per<  nicious. daijdrjuggerms....,   .,<  ..���.,_,,  Sin.ce; _,the -injtrqduqtjqn of Parisian  Sage into Canada, it has been in de  mand by thousands^of up-to-date sp  ciety women. Parisian Sage will turn  harsh, lusterjess, ill looking hair into  bright, luxuriant ���hair,Tin a./ew, days,  T.t is a.delightful and invigorating dressing, contains no dye or harmful ingre  dients and is not sticky or greasy. The  girl with the Auburn hair on every  package.  ,'Public notice is hereby given that the  Canadian Pacific Bail way company (as  J lessee of and exercising the franchise  j of,the Colombia and Western Railway)  j has this day deposited in the land registry office in the city of Kamloops in  tbe province of .British Columbia, plan'  and profile and book of reference showing  proposed- extension of the Wellington  camp branch to be constructed by the  said Canadian Pacific Railway com pan v  from Station 164-30 to Station 170-00 o'f  the Wellington camp , branch of the  Columbia and Western Railway,, in lot  2701 Yale district of British Columbia,  and that thirty days after this notice or  so soon thereafter as the application can  be _ heard, tbe said Canadian Pacific  Railway company. intends to apply lo  the board of railway commissioners for  Canada for approval of the said extension of.the Wellington camp branch.  Dated this 7th day of April, 1910.  R   Mabpolk,  General Executive Assistant,  Canadian Pacific Railway company.  'S HOTEL  JR. V. Chisholrh, Prop. Danny Deane, Manager  This is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city, heated by steam,  and well furnished throughout for the accommodation of the public.  Everything Neat, Clean and Up^-to-Date.    Meals served at all hours.  .BAR STOCKED   WITH CHOICEST LIQUORS AND CK4ARS.  Centrally  Located  Corner   Bridge and   Knob - HiH Avenue  W.S   COOK  Secretary.  STEAM HEATED  ELECTRIC   LIGHTING  TELEPHONE   48   ��nd   26  ^4iiiUiUitiiUiUiUUiiUiUiUiUUUiiiiiiiUiiiUiiiiii4Uiiiiiiiiia^  Matthew's Bar&er Sto  BATH      |  CON      CTI<  KingEdward Lodge,No 3 -4  A   F. ami A.M.  Kt'iiiiinr toinnnimcHtlon 9 p. m      i  oiid Tliurmlaj' olimcli nionrh.  KmerEeiU meeting" BBe��llerl;M��ko  Hall.McHale Hlocie.  K. S. FRASHR  W v  I. O. O. F.  SNOWKHOK I.ODOK No,  Meet* every Monday HvenliiK   at Miner*' II,  VUltinit brethren cordially luvlted.  T  A. Lovk, Noble (irntid  W. A. I ickaru, I'lu  See),  W. A.Cook, Kccoril.    bin  in*  MettaluUnlonHi  Friday t-vtujiig.  VUIIIpk    urolli-  ��� Iwayii welron.  .r.Tliorou. W. t  Orrlii D. HiihIi.  vr'.Bt  K.onU0DbE,No.2!   IMIOKNlX, B.C.���-  ,   Meets every Tursdii  KvKKiNo ai 7 30   :  S .1 .iimiliK  Brothen CrillV;,  Welcomed.        :       ���  K. H. McCKACKKK.  m  W  K. Of �����  ���>.  PKRKtNS.C. C.  WOOD  First-Class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $5 per cord  Pine Wood, $4.50 per cord  Pine Wood, double cut,  $6.00 per cord  Wood Delivered on Short Notice.  'Phone B32  /  Johnson  &  Anderson  Killed by Tree  P. Moran died at Cascade Saturday,  a tree falling across his stomach, he  had a tie contract with tbe C.P.R. He  died half an hour after the accident.  Dr. Kingston of Grand Forks attended  , i  the case.    No inquest is necessary.  How lucky is it that the man in the  m >on is blind.  , , ,  The man who could run a newspaper to suit everybody went to heaven  long ago.  Op v\***^ *��� '  PHYSICIANS   RECOMMEND  alcoholic stimulants in some cases and  deny their use in others. In your case  we feel sure you will want a supply of  our fine whisky and wine, and we beg  to call your attention to the excellent  quality oi our goods.  NO   CHEAP   RAWNESS  about our stock, but that rich smoothness that goes with liquor r that is  properly made and kept. Prices mod-  eiate.  Greenwood liquor Co,  IMPORTERS  GREENWOOD, ?Bl C  SYNOPSIS   OF   CANADIAN   HOMESTEAD REGULATIONS.  . Any available Dominion Lands within  tbe Railway Belt in British Columbia  may be homesteaded by any person who  is .the.sole head of a family, or any male  over 18 years of age, to the extent of  one-quarter secti( n of 160 aores, more  or less.  Entry must be made personally at the  local land office for the district in which  the land is situate. Entry by proxy  may, however, be made on, certain conditions by the father, mother( son',  daughter, brother or sister of an intending homesteader.  The homesteader is required to perform the conditions connected therewith  under one of the following plans:  1. At least six months' residence  upon and cultivation of the land in  each year for three years.  . 2. If the father (or mother, if the  father is deceased;, of the homesteader,  resides upon a farm in the vicinity of  the land entered for, the requirements  as to residence may be satisfied by such  person residing with the father or  mother.  3. If the settler has his permanent  residence upon farming land owned by  him in the vicinity of his homestead,  the requirements as to residence may be  satisfied by residence upon the said  land.  Six months'notice in writing should  be given to the Commissioner of Dominion Lands at Ottawa of intention to  apply for patent.  Coal.���Coal mining rights may be  leaped for a period of 21 years, at an  annual rental of *1 per acre. Not more  than 2,560 acres shall be leased to one  individual or company. A royalty at a  rate of five cents per ton shall be collected on the merchantable coal   mined.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized publication of  this advertisement will not bo paid.  MUG MI STABLE  UNDER  NEW   MANAGEMENT  FIRST-CLASS EQUIPMENT FOR LONG DRIVES, LIGHT  OR HEAVY TEAMING, DRAYING, Etc., at Reason-  able Ratea.  We a'm to Please and Solicit an Opportunity.  0RY WOOD IN ANY QIANTITV.  Bros.  (PHONE 34)  Phoenix, B.C.  THE KING'S HOTEL  "The Pride of the Boundary."  PHOENIX, B. O.  Newly renovated and newly furnished, modern in appointments and  centrally located, culinery department par excellence] and Bar  stocked with choicest liquors and cigars, the King's is "headquarters  for travellers.    Bus meets all trains.    Commodious sample rooms.  The King's Grill   ���  Short  Ordtr   ideals  served  in   the   King's  GRILL   at all  hours.  E. P. SHEA, Proprietor W. R. WILLIAMS, ��� Manager  ���������������������o��a)��������t������o��������e��a>��J������o������ja)a�������������� ���������������� ����������*.  ���maUAAt^aanaMf  Pkberii  Greenwood ^t����;C  LIOC  Leave Fhoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m,  *< "        lowertowu, 10.00 a.m  Leave  Greenwood      -.       3.00 p. m,  )  Standard Time  Prompt Attention to Express and Freight.  Phoenix Ofkiok, With MoRak Bbob., Knob Hill Avk.  Ii. 44.   LAI N G. Prop.  ���aaMManaM  iiaaaOn  MteiAtaiMaMkaaaBMaM.  R  65 YEAR*'  PERICNCC  Trade Marks  ���    Design*  Copyright* 4c  Anyone Handing- a nkctcli and description may  qnlcklr ucortaln our oplnioi* fro�� whether au  iiiTentlon Is probably nntoiitnhlo. communis*,  tlonaatrlcllrcoiillileiittal. HANDBOOK on i-etenu  ���ont free. Oldoat aiioncy foraeeuriiiirjwteiita.  Pfitonta Ukon tErouuli Munu 4 Co. recolra  uncial notice, irllhout cbnrao, In tha  Scientific American.  A hamtaomely II1n��tnU��J weekly. ty.[K����' <}'���  eolation ol any ��c4tntlllc Joun��t. v*�����>�� *.��;  Canada. $3.�� a year, postage prepaid. Hold i��y  ail newsdealers. ��������������. u      ���  MUNN & Co.36,Bro",w"' New York  Branch Oftloo. (3S V r\, Wanhln.:ton. D. C.  PRES  I LK  That pronounced presence of Rich Cream is found only  in Purest Milk. That is the kind we sell. We inv:te  you to become a judge by giving us a trial. Phone Orders  to E. 32, and same will be promptly attended to and delivered daily.  W. A. McKAY & SONS  The Pione?r For Fin? Commercial Prinrmg  ^iwl Poster Work.  COPPER  The New Kdition'of the  COPPER HANDBOOK  The Copper Handbook contains, in  thin new and greatly enlarged edition,  in thin iiewaiidKreatlyeiilaiged edition,  about 50 per cent, more mutter than the  Bible��� though not necessorilv a better-  book because of its greater billk. It is  filled with FACTS of vital iniporancu to  Vol. VIII. issued May,���'1009, contains .  1500 pages, with nearly 50 per cent,  more matter than the preceding edition.  The chapters with inined*'Bciipl,i'>iiH ami  on stat istich have been carefully revised  and the bulk of the matter therein is  ENTIRELY  NEW  There are 25 chapters.  Covering Copper History, Geology,  Geography, Chemistrv, Mineralogy,  Mining, Milling, L��acliing, Smelting,  Refining, Brands Gradea. Impurities,  Alloys, Uses, Substitutes, Terminology,  DepoHita by Districts States, Countries  and Continents; Mines in Detail, Pta-  tistics of Production, Coi-enrnption,"Imports, Exports, Finances, Dividende.  etc.  The Copper Handbook is con ceded ly'  the  World's Standard Reference  Book On Copper.  TERMS are the most liberal. 8eml  no money, but order the book sent to  yon, all carriage chargea prepaid on ono  week's approval, to bo returned if unsatisfactory, or paid for if it suits. Can  you afford not to see the book and jndgo  for yourself of its value 'o you?  PKICE is f5 in buckram with gilt top,  or $7.50 in genuine full library morocco.  WRITE NOW to the editor and pub-  lisher, t  Horace J.   Stevens  36, Sheiden Building,  Houghton  Mich., U.S.A.     = s^"-  x  ���^  PHOENIX PIONEER, PHflEWIX. B.8.  (^  ��  ;'   fi-  \  V  fcl  al  I"1  c&i  nuUj  the;  3STION OF  PURE FOODS  douht the easiest way to travel  ,rouph life is to take any old  food that's dished out to you.  gare pretty strong and get lots of  it will probably not  cost  you  endous lot in   doctor  bills  or  your life more than a few years.  it read that article in  the   May  of the Canadian  Home Jour-  first of the series on "Foods���  d Adulterated," and you'll be-  fexamine more closely some  of  |ff you are putting   in your poor  ie."    Perhaps you would rather  kte not having alum and  soda  g around in your interior, leaving  s of alumina and  glauber salts.  ly you would   rather   not  have  refuse in your catsup, dyes in  ,  cocoanut   shells   in  your  tumeric coloured flour in your  , and good many  more things  otitmf place.  etimes you may wonder why it  so   much   more  of  the   Bjones  of tea than of the Bsmith brand.  you wouldn't wonder if you  how little value there is in broken  s and dust and ho./  much of this  stuff you are paying your good  ey for.    Look for the  government  ranty.    It's a big subject and a very  portant one and Home Journal  is  kling it in the right way.  Premier   McBride   will   donate  the  edal   emblematic   of   the   provincial  Championship in  highland   dancing at  fthe New   Westminster exhibition this  utumn.  Spams,  frd,  laps  Hess  WHITE WOMEN  AT PORT GEORG-E  Fort George, May 6.���The first  white women in Fort George arrived  on the steamer "Queenie" Sunday  evening. They were the wives of C.  Houser, Mr. Hallam, and Mr. Team  aher.  Seventy-five passengers to Fort  George is the record of the three  steamer arrivals to date Some are  still coming in by walking and horseback over the Blackwater Road.  , A board of trade was organized last  night by sixty-five leading citizens,  '''he meeting was marked by enthusiasm. The following officers were  elected: A. G. Hamilton, president;  W. D. Kennedy, vice president; and  W. F. Cook, hon. treasurer. W. J.  McKay and J. V. Shaw, together with  the officers named, will form the executive organization.  There are six autos now running between Ashcroft and Soda Creek. The  trip to Fort George can be made now  in three days from Ashcroft.  Fort George is now quite fully  supplied with provisions and building  materials. The freighters have struck  at Ashcroft, however, and much freight  is tied up in consequence. The express company is arranging to get teams  and wagons for their own service. ,  PROVINCIAL.  -o  Vegetable and flower seeds���seeds  that grow���5c. per package at Love's  Drug Stoie.  ��� Hous  for sale,  water.  e, on Golden Eagle addition,  , at a bargain; good spring  Apply to R. Wilkinson.  We Give Asway  Absolutely Free of Cost  The People'�� Common Sense  Medical Adviser, in Plain  Baflisb, or Medicine Simplified, by R. V. Pierce, M. D.,  Chief Consulting Physician to the Ir ralidV Hotel and Sur��  fical Institute at Buffalo, a book o   1008 Urge pages and  over 700 illustrations, in strong pat  :r covers, to any one sending 31 one-cent  stamps to cover cost of mailing only, or, in French Cloth binding for 50 stamps.  Over 680,000 copies of this complcl    Family Doctor Book were sold in cloth  binding at regular price of $1.50.    A'terwards, one and a half million copies  were given away as above.    A new, up-to-date revised edition is now ready  for mailing.    Better send NOW, before all are gone.    Address World's Du��  raNtAKY Medical Association, R. V. Pierce, M. D., President, Buffalo, N. Y��  DR. PIERCE<S    FAVORITE   PRESCRIPTION  THE ONE REMEDY for woman's peculiar ailments good enough  that iu makers are not afraid   to, print on   its outside wrapper  its  ���vcrr ingredient.    No Secrets���No Deception.  THE ONE REMEDY for women ���which   contains   no alcohol and  aM> habit-forming drug*.    Made from native medicinal forest  ml well eatabliahed palatini ������  Pure and wholesome.     Cold and as bracing in its  coolness as a breeze from the  North  in Summer.  I* Recognized  by  all   �����> th.-  "BEST BEER IN THE BOUNDARY."  Hosmer has a phone service.  Cranbrook barbers have organized a  union.  A big fire raged near Salmo last  Friday.  Deer are phenomenally plentiful in  the Ashnola district.  , Nicola valley's first fall fair will be  held at Merritt this year.  Rossland is fixing the transient real  estate's license fee at $100.  A new jail is needed at Nelson,  according to the grand jury.  A big harvest of watermelons at  Robson this summer is ptedicted.  There are 75 ordained Presbyterian  ministers at work in the province.  Much damage is being caused by  fire and flood in the vicinity of Princeton.  One agent has sold 3,120 acres of  C.P.R. land near Penticton during the  past three weeks.  Rev. Dr. Ferguson of Nelson was  chosen moderator at the Presbyterian  synod in Vancouver last week.  At the Nelson assizes Joseph Way-  son was sentenced to five years for attempted murder of E. T. Phillips.  The jury returned a verdict of manslaughter in the case of C. E. Lofstedt,  charged with killing his wife at Prince  Rupert.  The associated boards of trade of  East Kootenay will petition for a  double daily mail service towns along  the Crows Nest.  Hon Richard McBride has chartered an automobile from Ashcroft for  May 20th and will tour the Cariboo  country on an official trip. ���'���;  A company in which Vancouver  capital is largely interested is to establish an electric lighting and power  plant in the upper Okanagan.  Considerable development is reported from the iron mine at Campbell  lake, a shipment of extra high grade  ore having been made last week.  Hedley ladies have developed the  golfing mania in its most acute form.  They rise before five in the morning to  play off games in the ladder competion.  BOUNDARY & KOOTENAY 1909 ORE RECORD  Shipments and Smelter Receipts Par Year to  Dale.  Ore shipments t from the various  mines of Boundary and Kootenay, and  the receipts of ore at the smelters of  Southeastern British Columbia for last  week and for 1910 to date are as  follows:      SHIPMENTS..   ..    WKEK.... ..   , VEAR.  Boundary ......... i. 27,343    '664,509  Rossland....... ;���    6,364        911805  East Columbia River 5,696      117,127  Total. .  ......39,403  SMELTER    RECElFrS���  Granby  24,478  B.C. Copper Co. ..     ....  Trail............   10,265  WHY 7    Because  its  turniiii;  out ol  a  manufacturers employ   all  of  their energy to   the  perfect   Beer  from   the bust  materials obtainable.  PHONE 23  ARTIFICIAL AND NATURAL ICE,  ETC.  Phoenix   Brewing   Co.  NYAI/S  FAMILY REMEDIES  ARK   GUARANTEED  This is the season of the year when your  system   is run down  and   you  blood requires   a   purifier,  guarantee    Nyal's  Sarsaparilla.   ,.  We recommend  Blood   Purifier  and  aud  LOVE'S DRUG STORE  Bargain  HAND -MADE   SHOF.S  Call in and Let Us show  You the Quality of Footwear   WE   CAN   OFFER   You;  Shoes that will both Fit  and Wear   :::::::::  PHOENIX SHOE SHOP  A. T. TURANO, Proprietor  THE COMING  OF ST. ELMO  The woman with a past has been a  familiar subject dealt with by play  writers for many years with more or  less disagreeable effect. "St. Elmo"  presents a man with a past, and his redemption at the hands of one of the  sweetest little heroines of the stage  makes a production that loses none of  the force of the unpleasant plays, but  leaves the spectator with a feeling that  he is better for having witnessed the  performance.  Following closely the lines of Augusta  J. Evans' successful novel of the same  name, "St. Elmo" presents a little  wildflower of a girl who hears almost  the first unkind words in her life from  the lips of St. Elmo, the misanthrope.  A series of disasters transfers the innocent girl of Ihe woods into the  splendid household where St. Elmo's  word is law.  She loves him and remains true to  her love through countless temptations.  St. Elmo fights against his love for the  girl. He tests her faith in every way,  he plunges into more desperate affairs  than ever but cannot escape the girl's  steady influence for good.  A more powerful series of situations  than is presented by the play could not  easily be imagined. It proves the  right kind of a problem play.  This splendid attraction will be at  the Phoenix theatre Tuesday evening,  May 24.  873,441  45 '.74i  '45.935  179.887  Total  34,743    784.763  If you are thinking of building or  require building material of any kind  ���lumber, shingles, lime, brick���call  on me for, figures. Phone A44. C  A. Ross.  CANADA'S NOTED  HUMORIST COMING  "Oh wad some power the   Giftie gie  us ta see oorselves as  ithers  see us."  Scotia's greatest poet Burns   has aptly  said, and now an opportunity is to be  afforded uc, for that inimitable  mimic,  Jimmy Fax comes to visit us  on  May  26.    Jimmy  has the wonderful power  of portraying all characters and nationalities.    He  can   represent  any  with  correct dialect anything from a Chinaman to a Scotchman, which is surely a  wide   range.     H is   singing   of Scotch  and Irish songs is without a doubt one  of the greatest treats which a Canadian  public has   ever  had   the   pleasure.of  listening to, and   the   Toronto   papers  compared.him very favorably with  the  renowned Harry Lauder as a portrayer  of Scotchmen.    He   has   engaged this  season some of the best talent  procurable to assist him, and  a   most  enjoyable evening is looked forward to when  he appears here on May s6.  INTERESTED  JAMES J. HILL  Dr. Watt,' doctor for the Kootenay  Indians, with headquarters at Fort  Steele, arrived in Creston on Monday  last on an official tour. Dr. Watt has  been at Fort Steele for the past thirteen  years, and it is twenty eight years since  he first came to British Columbia. Dr.  Watt lias done more for the Kootenay  and Fernie districts than the general  public have any idea. He is the selfsame man who first interested Jim Hill  in B.C It was in (the year of r900  that Dr. Watt visited St. Pauland had  a personal interview with, the railway  magnate.' Dr.Watt introduced the  matter of the Fernie coal mines; at  first Mr. Hill was quite indifferent  about it, saying that the American coal I  was quite as good as the Canadian  coal, but before Dr. Watt left the railway king he was much more interested  in the subject; Within a few weeks of  Dr. Watt's visit to St. Paul, Mr. Hill  sent for a trial shipment of Fernie coal  and was so: pleased with it that he after  a short time purchased thirty per. cent  of the coal company stock for one  million five hundred thousand dollars.  It was in the year of 1891. This  stock investment started his investments  in;B.C., and he afterwards became interested in the mines and the Granby  smelter of the Boundary district.���  Creston Review.  VVV  - Mike No XQQQ  Merchant, if you would take  And XXX, oh, be YYY,  Right now your golden chances CCC  And widely advert III;  For if you don't you'll end your DAA A,  A silent business soon de KKK.  ' Merritt is getting citified. A $15,-  000 electric plant will shortly be installed.  JOHN  HENDERSON  WAS SO RUN DOWN  LIFE NOT WORTH LIVING.  A Few Bottles of Peruna  Restored Me to Health.  Mrs. John Henderson,2Overrule Are.,  Montreal, Can., writes:  "I was much distressed with neuralgia,  and was so run down that Ufa was not  worth living. I tried a great many reined lea, but all to no effect.  ������I mot a friend of mine, and told her  of my all 1110111. Sho advised me to try  her remedy, Poruna.       ,  "Although I had no faith in Peruna, I  took her advice, and am pleased to state  that tho neuralgia has entirely left me,  and have gained so in health that I feel  Just like my old self again.  "I am enjoying the best of health.  Wo have on file many thousand testimonials like the above. We can give  our readers only a. slight glimpse of the  vast array of unsolicited endorsements  Pr. Hartman is receiving. !  VARICOSE ULCERS  DON'T PLAY WITH FIRE!  HEALED BY ZAM-BUK  Brighten your rooms with wall paper,  now selling at reduced prices at A.  Mmstrom's.  Mrs. Alex. Young, Martin's River,  Lunenburg Co., N.S , writes as follows:  ���"I feel I must acquaint you with the  great benefit I have received from Zam-  Buk. For years I had been troubled  with varicose veins and sores on my  leg, and could get nothing to heal  these. The family doctor treated me,  but instead of getting belter, the  trouble seemed to get worse. I then  tried various remedies, but still to no  avail, and I almost gave up in despair,  thinking I would never get a cure.  About three months ago I heard of  Zam-Buk, and what a wonderful healer  it was, so I laid in a supply and gave  the Zam-Buk treatment a fair trial. It  surpassed my highest expectations, and  only a few boxes were needed to effect  a complete cure.  "Not only in my own case, but in the  case of a friend of mine, to whom I  recommended Zam-Buk for the same  trouble, Zam-Buk has done what everything else, previously tried, failed to  do. I recommend Zam Buk very  strongly, and I think it should have a  place in every household."  For ulcers, abscesses., eczema, chaps,  salt rheum, ringworm, blood-poisoning,  chronic sores, and all othei skin injuries and diseases, Zam Buk is without  equal. It also cif.es piles, festering  sores, and inflamed patches. All druggists and stores sell at 50c box, or post  free from Zam Buk Co., Toronto, for  price. You are warned against harm  ful substitu es n,i i cheap imitations.  A common caution to children, but  also good advice for grown men and  women. You are playing with Are  when you do not insure your property  in Conflagration-Proof Companies represented by D. J. MATHESON.  ECONOMY IS PROMOTED  * - *.        -,   '' f -   ,..  By the systematic ind judicious care of money  By making frequent deposits in the Interest Department  By carrying an account in the Business Department  and paving for everything by check.  THIS PLAN  Curbs wasteful expenditure  Keeps an accurate tab upon outlay  Eases business transactions  Advances business prosperity  Always helps business men  BEGIN TODAY  NOT TOMORROW OR LATER.   ASK HOW NOW  EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK  Savings Bank Department at All Offices  S7 Branches Throughout Canada 87  CORRESPONDENTS   ALL   OVER   THE   WORLD  NOTICE  Notice is herebv given that thirty  days after date I intend to apply to the  Board of License Commissioners for the  city of Phoenix for a transfer of the  license now held by me for the Dominion  hotel, in the city of Phoenix, B.C., to  Summers, Schulli & Co.  J. B. Boone.  Phoenix. B.C.. April 15, 1910  B U l_t_ E T  Great Northern  Cheap Round Trip First-Class Summer Tourist  Fares to points in Eastern Canada, New England  Central and Western States.  Winnipeg, $60; St. Johns, $120  St. Paul"- $60; Toronto, $91.50  St. Louis - $67.50  Montreal - $105 00  HOTEL FOR SALE  I offer for sale the choicest hotel  property in Phoenix. The building  contains fifty rooms, also three stores,  all in good condition, located in the  business centre, corner of Knob Hill  avenue and First street. Terms given  to the right parties. Apply to owner,  D. Oxlev, Phoenix.  LOST  Lost���Between Phoenix and Danville on Monday/two small parcels,  embroidery work and silks. Reward  on leaving at this office.  THE  AMERICAN MINING REVIEW  EST A B US II KD     I N      1896.  THE IVIOST   PRACTICAL  fllNERS'  PAPER   IN   THE   WORLD. & &  It gives all the Important Mining News, and every issue contains valuable  Special Articles, well illustrated, on subjects of real practical interest to  the every-day mining man. : :        : : : : : ���      :  S3   PGR   VBAR-SAMPLK   OX    REQUEST  Published every Saturday at Los Angeles, California.  Tickets on sale only on following dates. May  June 2nd, 17th and 24th, July 5th and 22nd.  limit, three months from date of sale.  Further particulars as regards fares to points not quoted,  stopover privileges, routes, etc., cheerfully furnished by calling  on or writing  NOTICE  Notion is hereby eivi'ii th.it, thirty  days afterdate. I. Joseph, .1 Rnsseti, of  Hartford Junrti.in, B C, iu'end to apply  to the superintendent- >>f provincial police, F S. Hiirisev, of Victoria, for the  renewal of 11 retail liquor license for the  Hartford hotel, nt Hartford Junction.  B.C.  JOSKI'H .1. Ra-.sktt.  Hartford Junction, IJ C ,   May   11. 1!)10  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE.  Founded IS!<2���Incorporated ISlTt  NEW WESTMINSTER. R.C.  Provide* a Christian home tor etu!  .���nts of both sexes at moderate rati'f  Has a preparatory class for junior stu '  nts, d'jinj ur.i-lo public school worl  Does hinh school work, confers all high  Whool privileges, and prepares for teachers' examinations. Teaches all branchee  of a Practical Business Course ami sjivei-  Diplomas. Gives a liberal education 111  its Collegiate Course and in the Ladies''  Course for M.E.I,, and M.L.A. In University work, can take students throuir)  the complete Arts Course, and the J*  free of B.A. can be obtained from Toronto University, which the college is in  hit affiliation.  For fuller information and terms write  Rev. W /. Sipperell, B.A., B.D.,Princi.  j��l;or Rev. J. P, Bowel). Brmar'  Fresh air is introduced into  the Kootenay oven througrh a  series of vents at the bottom,  of the oven door, and the  cookingr fumes carried out  through another series of  vents at the back of the oven,  (Arrows in  illustration  show method  /"~ of ventilation.)  *TThe air in the  oven is always  kept pure. The  natural flavor  of   every  artiole i s  completely  retained  Everything  tastes most  delioious.  FREE  Booklet  ,. on request  k PHOENIX PIONEER, PHOEHIX, B.C.  bhHUYoup Own fortune  B  Real  Y BUYING A GOLD BOND  from the International Investment and Realty Co. of 403-4 Eagle  Block, Spokane, Wash.  Accumulative Bond matures in  Ten short years by paying $6.13  monthly, for which you receive 6%  interest compounded annually. In  Ten years you will have paid in  $735 6o, for which you will receive  $1,000 in a heap.  Estate a specialty, on small cash payments and  ^wwwwwwwwww^^  i  In and Around Phoenix H  BRIEF  TOPICS OF  L<-    U.   AND GENERAL  INTEREST  TO   PHOXNICIANS.  IfflrWWMMr^^  Spokane  Easy Terms.,     Place your order with our Local Agents,  Cosgrove  <SL McAstocker  We cordially Invite  YOU   to call   and  see us when visiting Sdokane  International Investment & Realty CO.  J.  I*. MARTIN,  President  403-4 Eagle Block Spokane, Wash.  Fresh seeds for sale at  Store.  Firstclass dry wood, any length, for  sale; phone ��32.  Barrister Whiteside of Grand Forks  was in town Thursday.  Dry wood in car lots. Apply to J.  Trombley, Phoenix, B.C.  House and lot for sale on Spion  Kop; Apply to O. Hanson  Ellis' ice cream   parlor  now open  each.  GANONG'vS  CHOCOLATE*  Delicious Chocolates! Daintier, finer  flavored, fresher and more toothsome than the kind you have been  buying elsewhere.   Ask for them at  LOVE\S DRUG STORE  , t :    .   -   , PRESCRIPTIONS  UPPER TOWN  CAREFUUr ATTENDED, TO.  #    "  PHOENIX, B. C  Proper Hospitality  can be dispensed at all times, if  you have  PHOENIX BEER.  in the house. This popular brew of  Phoenix Brewing Coj is known and  appreciated by all nipn. -     -  Your ���social reputntion will not  suffer, nor . your'- fame as a host  diminish if yon serve Phoenix Beer.  Your guests will mark \our discrim-  -inating taste 'in matters epicuican,  for to serve Phoenix Beer places you  on "the level with the'knowing ones.,  PHOENIX BREWING CO., LTD.  PHONE- NO.   SS3  PUBLIC NOTICE  Our Sales in" Smoked Meats, Lard" Butter" and Eegs, have increased  three fold in'the last few months, which in itBelf testifies to the qalityof  our goods:' Our-prices" are anch that you are saving money by buying from us.  ..'    ��� HAMS       )        j   ���    Brands���  .���     BACON      [' .P. BURNS & CO., LTD.  ���   LARD        )<: The WM. DAVIES CO   (Toronto)  BUTTER���Direct from the Creameries.  '>*'' '��� EGGS���Strictly fresh, direct from the-Farmers.  Let us have your next orderand you will be delighted with our goods.  P. BURNS & Co.,Ud Phoenix, B.C.  ice cream and sodas 15c  Furnished rooms to rent, Aetna  rooming house; apply to A.   Webster.  "For sale, at a bargain, 4a kodak,  4}4 " 6}4 plate, apply t6 A. S. Hood  Expert watch repairing at Black's  jewelry store;   satisfaction   guaranteed  The Cosmopolitan grocery store will  be opened early next month by J. O.  Ellis.  C. J. McAstocker returned Monday  from a two weeks' visit with friends at  Nelson.  W. Ross and G. Kay spent Saturday and Sunday prospecting on the  West Fork.  For rent, small house, conveniently  located in the centre of the town apply  to A. S. Hood.  Rev. R. W. Hibbert, pastor of the  Methodist church, is attending conference at Nelson.  A. B. Hood, manager of the Eastern  Townships Bank at Grand Forks, was  in town Wednesday.  Found, yesterday in Phoenix, a sum  of money. Loser can obtain same by  applying at this office.  Arthur  Webter and  Miss  Webster |  spent a few days of last  week   with  their parents at Cascade.  A. Luciani of the Butte hotel has  purchased the Mint- hotel building.  The price was about $700.  A correspondent writes the Pioneer  suggesting that the skating rink should  be fitted up for a swimming bath.  David Oxley returned Monday from  a trip to the Shuswap district, and is  fivorably impressed with the  country.  The dance given by the Gaiety club  Thursday evening passed off very successfully, about thirty couples being  present. Werner's orchestra supplied  music.  Local baseballers took a jaunt to  Greenwood on Sunday afternoon and  defeated the team of that city by a  score of 13 to 6 in the first game of the  season. Good classy ball was played  for the first few innings, but the pace  could not bs kept up. Quite a num  ber from town accompanied the team  to Greenwood.  W. S. Macy was in town on Monday  from Spokane. He owns the Rockaway restaurant in that city and when  on Tuesday morning he got word of  the strike or the cooks and waiters in  that city, he made a quick return trip,  driving to Grand Forks and catching  a freight in the afternoon.  A number from town visited Christena Lake and state that the outing  season has already commenced. Ole  Johnson, who is erecting a big ad  dition to his hotel, has just received a  carload of Peterborough boats and  canoes, and will build a boathouse  Fishing is said to be good at the lake.  Love's Drug j    Watch for the Comet dance,  which  j will be given under the auspices of the  baseball team next week in the  Union  hall.  On Sunday evening (tomorrow) the  Methodist choir will repeat the sacred  choral service which was given a short  time ago at mid-week: Subject, "Crown  of Life," begins at 7.30. All are welcome.      '  Acting under instructions of the city  council Mayor Mcintosh will declare  May 20th a day of mourning in Greenwood, on which day business houses  of that city will be requested to close  their stores from 12 o'clock noon to 6  p.m and to drape their premises.  An effort is being made lp; secure a  rifle team to go to Grand Forks for a  competition shoot with a team of that  city on May 24th. All Phoenix members who will be at liberty to go are  requested to be: present at the range  tomorrow, so that a team may be selected.  The  Stuttz   Theatre company   returned to the local opera house Thursday evening for a  week's engagement.  Since their last engagement here they  have been joined by some of the members of the National Stock company of  Calgary and will be seen in a number  of new   plays   here   this   time.    On  Thursday    they    presented    "LaBelle  Marie" to a splendid audience,   Mrs.  Aggie Marion Stuttz appearing to decided advantage in the title role.  The Jessie Maclacblao Company  There is no disqualifying the fact that  the Jessie Maclachlan company gave  Ihe must artistic concert ever given in  Phoenix, that Miss Machchlan is the  most distinguished vocalist that has  appeared here and that she fully sustained all the complimentary things  said about her. , Her soul is in her  every number, her notes are clear . and  true, her stage presence charming and  even in the explanation of ballads her  voice is musical. Craighall Sherry is  a Scotch humorist of distinct merit,!  Barnaby Nelson possesses a rare tenor  voice, and Robert Buchanan is an accomplished accompanist.  But withall  they  fail to appreciate  appreciation of their numbers.    While  the attendance at the concert was  not  large, it was, probably the most  enthusiastic audience that   has attended a  concert here and the applause was not  stinted, but the company condescended  to but que encore, that by   Miss   Maclachlan.    Whether the company are so  wary of their talents that they object to  giving more of their services   than  the  program calls for,   it   was  abundantly  evident to   the   audience   that   they  wouldn't   "come   back."    Possibly  a  Scotch   regiment cannonading at  the  rear of the   hall  would  elicit encores,  but the company may  as  well understand now as  later that   western  audiences, with but a sprinkling of Scots,  do riot go wild with'applause for even  Scotch gems; if artists do not wish   to  accept reasonable applause, (he western  audience doesn't want.an encore.  n^andreally  looks  exquisite.    There  plenty to��tte up" the \vhole town.  Shown atCarson's is sufficient to suit the most  exactmgtastes^vhile prices are really unde?,  the usual. ���>.��� u"u~* /"  Clothing'  8?  The  Stuttz   company   will  present  East Lynne in the opera house tonight.  Large and attractive lines of wall  paper being cleared at bargain prices  at A  Almstrom's, McRae store.  THE COSMOPOLITAN STORE  Everything new, stylish and up-to-date.    A  storeful  of just the Clothing you waut) aild  everything:  worth your buying in Hats and  Furnishings.    The wide range of new styles,  the great variety of Clothing, the sumptuous  tailoring, and the absence of fancy prices combine to make this store of unusual interest to ^  men.    We make a specialty of  Clothing that Looks Well  Clothing that Keeps its Shape  Clothing that Fits Comfortably  iSuits  Will open between the First and Fifth   of next   month with   a full line  of GROCERI  S AND FAMILY SUPPLIES.  We quote the following opening prices :  50 lbs. Sacks Flour from $1.75 to $1.90 each  20 lbs. Sack Sugar, $1.40  10 lbs. Pails Lard, $2.25.  Canned Vegetables, from 12c. to 20c. per can  Best Bacon, 27c. per lb. choice  Lemons, 40c. per doz.  We are selecting the choice goods in  every line      We   will   try to  please you  and make a success of our business in that way.  We do not expect to get it all at once, but our motto will be to hold what we  do succeed in getting.  JOHIV   O.   ELLIS  We have just a splendid range of Boy's  Suits to our stock. All our boys' garments  are liberally cut, allowing plenty of freedom;  solidly tailored, allowing plenty of straining,  and all moderately priced.  w  *;i  m  N.J.C  arson  &c  ihiousefaoia Laundry Work  A multitude of household worries are overcome by'having your  Laundrying done at the Reco Laundry.   ..-..'..;....  ALL WORK  GUARANTEED  Hello I  A 10  Reco Laundry  SPRING SUITS  It's going to be an easy  matter for you  to satisfy yourself in  clothing this Spring  if you   come  here to do  it.    If you  have  any  ,pet ideas about   what  you   want  '" flyou'll find us able to meet them.  ��� "Generous    values���more    than  your   money's   worth���that's   the  , idea were working on  here. You'll  , , learn, if you haven't  already,   that  " "~ "we make good along that line.  Our clothes ��� whatever their  .price���are a full fifth better than  the clothes that come nearest to  them in intrinsic value at other  stores.  BROWN  Tbe Statu Theatre Company  The Stuttz Theatre company will  appear at the local opera house for one  week more and during this engagement  will offer, several new plays here.  Among the plays which should please  local theatre-'goers might be mentioned.  "The Devil," "East Lynne," "For Her  Brother's Sake," and others, a new  play will be presented each night.  The company has been greatly strength  ened since its last appearance here and  each production's given with every  attention to detail.  FURNITURE  A glance at our windows and displays will give  you ideas and suggestions as to how to make  you Home more attractive and comfortable. Its  satisfying to get such real Bargains as we offer.  Call and have a look at our new Stock of  RUGS JUST IN.  Picture Framing A Specialty  1  C. F. EDWARDS  01.0  IKON.Mf)  AVENUK  Rifle  Association  The following were the scores at the  rifle range last Sunday afternoon, shooting 200 yards:  D. Whitton.   .     2 4 4 5 3 5 5���28  Wm. Slack 3 3 3 4 5 4 4���26  F- Tys��e 3 4 4 3 3 4 4���*5  D. A. Grant a 3 4 4 4 3 4���24  W. Jackson 023535 5���23  Chas. Wootton..2 45242 3���22  H. Elsmore 224450 3���20  A. Butterworth.. 2 22524 2 19  J. S. Boyce 023324 4���r8  J: Trumper 002332 o���10  H. Dowdle 000232 3  9  The scores on May ist were as follows: D. A. Grant, 29; D. Whitton,  28; C. Wootton, 28; W. Ross, 26; H.  Dowdle, 25; F. Tysoe, 24; W. Jackson, 23; Wm. Slack, 22; N. Mcintosh,  22} J. Trumper, 10.  OPERA HOUSE, PHOENIX  ONE WEEK MORE OF THE  CELEBRATED   PLAYERS  J. G; and Aggie Marion  S  Royal Billiard Pariol  POOL TABLES AND BOWLING ALL!  Complete Line of  Pipes  Tobaccos  Cigars  and  Cigarettes  Always in Stock  NEW   FIRST-CLASS  SHOP  in connection.  AN  EASY SHAVE  STYLISH   HAIRCUT  REFRESHING MASSAGE  INVIGORATING  SHAMPOO  J. G. Miles, Tonsorial Artist  Finest Selee  Confectioi  The Far  Koh:  Chocoli  There are uoq  Better  COSGROVE �� MCASTOCKER,  Tailoring;  SUPPORTED  BY  A   BIG   COMPANY,   INCLUDING  METROPOLITAN   FAVORITES  Wm. Chapman and Beatrice Meade  IN A NEW REPERTOIRE OF  ELEGANT PRODUCTIONS  NEW PLAY EACH NIGHT  SEATS ON SALE AT TOM BROWN'S  Special Prices    -    -    -    -   50c, 35c, 25c-  Matinee  Wednesday  FIDELITY    BONDS.  eson  3nsurancc Haent  COM.Vf ISSIONBK    FOR.  TAKING  PHOENIX,  m  WHEN you want a Suit of Clothes  fit you, give you comfort and plenty  let us Tailor for you.    We have a choice  tion  of suitings  and  the  fashion plated  will find a distinctive finish about all oul  SSfal  -f-U  m  sea  ~ .    PLATU  A Fin DAVITS  MERC)  SOU ��XT��&  ft**  BtHBBB  1       I  MnaawmtitetuMiiMJi  liiHiHirmtUfcifrliriuBimffir tfinifnmn  A  IsSiMi&sMSiJ

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