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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Mar 18, 1911

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Array FPiV&y. i".    "'\ if' ���' P^dV*-" X'--' V,s>'.\ -  ',*.�� ->  J ut',; t "���\ S v-r **���   -;l etfrt. '��'?  V \ J     r .<        ,      'i    '   ^     '  ���*1J-Viti��,*j*��t rif��^   ����rji^Sft j^rr?**  Twelfth Year^-  ) >-  ���55 (Hi., x>; '.*K  }jy./V,"fr  ,5 ���>��  ifui<{  ::/>HOENIx; B.C, SATURDA\^MARCHW8^1::iy:  !>wfci# .n  ' I >i ������   ���        ����� ill ' I       '     'I   "V  ���"*   '.>'      - .  '"><* <   'jtt !>*2(^  ^.b:T.d<ft6V"n"7  I"   H.M  "AWSIKEiStf l<^Ml��H��^es|  ������-*,. rla rULL OPERATION;   T^'onn^i^a^n^^t^Phfipi  ��  .-2     vfr|'*:��4"irtH ine^annuanmeeting of tne,.rnpe-  New Crusher and Motor Have   Been" Installed.   &  atftti  completed,   the    property   resumed  * fall  operations yesterday ? with"* a  force of about ,160 men and, .will,  hereafter ship about 800 tons of ore  per day to . the,���, British ^Columbia  Copper company's smelter. T^ Vt  The Rawhide .is the-^ principal*  mine of the^New.Dblminicwi Copper*  company, \v,hich:,isf <n��wr controlled^  by the British-iGolumbiaj company.  nix Mining, 'Smelting & Develop-;  .ment.company~.w-illi.be. hejd. in .Phqe-;  nix on Monday, March 20tb. [  P. Lover, who has,, beenrtwith the.  1 atter- company^ about twelve years,*  is   superintendent,   with whom The  tons   of  ore   this  week^as follows :;  f.Mill&r &&��&%Jadtfofi ?*M {  Rawhide,, 112; .Nanojepn, 303. j  Shipments , fr.p.m, \ the Consolidat-|  ed's Numb,er;Seyen: ,mijie have been  temporarily .suspended-and the forcej  freduced'^   jEurtlrer, ,d�����eloping   will  "be" done"before" s'hijpme'nts. resume  ! l J George'" Johns-,' formerly  foreman  atvthe 'Rawhide5'mine!'is   now, with  Boundary Ore Tonnages ���* ��."  Following are the  returns of-the  output of the mines and smelters of  '*v   ;r,*'u   <���       ;*.."- -'."      ���-��?'      I*'*    ,Sl'f}>l+  ,-  the Boundary district for the week  ending ^Mar. 18 and for year to elate:  Granbyl?.'.?!'.;; .*v.':25,<50l'>!2371868  Mother.Lode. ...I1. �� 8,40,0 . 67,59t9  Jackpot...'    1,520        6,826  .J-t     ,ff'{{       M       V  ,-      .-     "   ��..','   .V','-' *'    "���  112,  2,ioo!"  PROGRESS OF MINING  "AT THE, JACK POT  ;(H t'VV  ^     i-ni r��  t r*ii  ioneer inspected  the new develop  rrfent work on Thursday. �� -,,lfc^.  Installing a    crusher   has-^inter-^  fered   with    operations   during  the  past two weeks, the  work being es  pecially difficult   from   the   fact that  ,the,. '.cnushenr^andvvthet   motor^-to  operate it hav'e/been recently placed  ^inside ?cthe   mi rile;'-which 'is fa depar-  iturev.in - Boundary imfning-.rj   Their  location is   about 40p,_fee.t'frorrj^ tbe  ^surface between.the^ lower-and sec-v  ond levels-     All the ore   lies   above  r''"~r? Vj  the crusher level, and after being;  brake.n:down^passes sthraugh chutes  into tram cars which'' "are^conveyed  by'horses'and clumped'Mhto an ore  pocket over-the crusher. With this  supply the   crusher   is  kept in   con-  tinuous operation, the �� Bro,ken - rock  "�� .'     'f-    r . * {     v   * <  - 5i --; �� t\ ���  i * =������ >  dropping through fintp: -cars fon;the,  lower level, which run out of the  mine, over,.avtrestlev ,and- dump.into  the ore Bins for shipment. '   The crusher is a Hadfield patented of latest; type and has givenex-  cellent, satisfaction at. the Denoro  mine, being particularly adapted for,  hard rock. It has a capacity of a  1000 tons a day and is operated by  a 100-horse- pb\ver; motoK5 Compressed air for the mine is supplied  by a large power plant.half, a.mile  distant. .   :> '" , ;  Since the property passed into the  management of the British Columbia company over f a year-ago it has  been thoroughly prospected with a  diamond'dnll, while the tunnels and  chutes have been enlarged and put  in good .shape. The.,s.c..o.re...or.....more..  of drill holes reflect a very large  .tonnage ..of shipping? ore/carrying  values   similar   to   the, Granby and  '���   '���   \        i ������,'''- .''    '��� ���������.���!��� ���    ���' '"   .''   ' '.  '_ i   "'   ���'   r ^J  Snowshoe properties, which adjoin  and are now' being successfully  operated. ; '*���      . ��� ,-������., ^-X>--  The surface buildings, besides the  ore bins, are a new office and 'storehouse^ v with temporary, jhachipe  sri6t|. Tihe machine shopj'rfuilt last  summerwas destroyed Jan. T oy tire.  ward, recently of Phoenix, also hold's  a position.  * ^Wftrtf eighaffifn^ces^in^^petatrari  list week th^Gra%i^^,^efteVtsiS]ert-  ed>26,'736 tx)nS'o,f}',or,e..vT|jjs is the  largest /.tonnage; sfor >: a:b,qu t ] a year,5  and is pressing close to the record  of the'snieltry. \  Harry, Johns, superintendent of the  British'Columbia Copper's Jack Pot  mine,' spent'a few days of last week at'  the company's .Napoleon-mine, where  the!"iiew Cyanide; mill has been put  into* operation. "TMr. Johns states that  thejixiilHs *nqyf operajbingjfiilL capacity  arid is$giytng^gQocl�� satisfiaction:v ?,���%**  mill is close to the river, about a mile  from the mine, the ore being conveyed  from the mine to the mill by an aerial  tram system.  P. Boyles, diamond drill contractor  for the.'jGranby company, who has  :just jetiirned^om the Hidden;',Ci;eek  Pine, spent l|# week|af tge-JOhesa^v  properties which the Granby company  has bonded, where development work  has been- *inauguratecL?'^Mr. Boyles  will spend some time at Phoenix and  Chesaw before returning north. E. E.  Campbell, assistan t - engin eer'. ^ of the  Granby, who accompanied Mr. Boyles  to Chesaw last" week, returned Mon-  day. t... .,���    ���   '' -    ' ��� ���  J      ���   *^^- '   ������������  ��� -  Special   Notice.  iJ Under^tne- auspices'-bf^.the ladies  of the Methodist church free sample  packages of^ brain foodh will~$be furnished to: ,all_ who apply at the  church Wednesday evening, March  .22: lit-is perfectly safe and harmless, and acts so directly on the  organ for which it is prepared that  a    whole    company   of    chattering  vir*-'      .-?'i�� I     ,-';��� .i?:-(r".-;rr-"-j-j?"' ,'        /.-        i  young people are suddenly trans-;  formed into earnest..xhjnkers^.^..^.It.in  no way  interferes with  the   general  Rawhide .........      112,    34,392  ��� r-'ln     r-f'ji>'T   �����"     ,-i? '->'"     i'-.U      i��'i!  Snowshoe,   2,100      36,380  Number Seven.... :        .. 1,350  ^noeHix'Amalgmt'd^   "''��    1Y950  '^    . Total i'iv;.-'..".-.. 37,733i 373,983  ���*v^ vw���   SMEETER TONNAGES   Jr"-Y  vjI'  Granby ?V}. :h\'i . .26,735 241,380  B.C.-C6pper'C6.<. 1-0/170 ~vl 15,642  '* ���'at'1'} -J���:-,���=���?' ������., ��� *;���"]-��� ��u. t '  ,.�� vf i > fMihister of ?Railways.  <:-'Thomas Taylor,^ Revelstoke',s Vep-  resentative-m- the ''legislature^ 'was  fornially-*swo'rn in" by -"Lieutenant  Governor^Patters6n,^as\-BritLsh Gol4  umbia's- first -minister--of 'rail ways/dn  Friday, there"ibeing'"present 'at'-1 the  informal':^ e'eremonv- ��� Premier '"'Mc-  Bride," Hon'.5 DriYbung] andr Hon.'  * W.'R. 'Ross; each ot j whorh 'extended congratulations toftheir* popular  colleague'upon.the-augmentatiori-'of  his'resp6nsibility.^ ' It:is the"inten4  tion ;of''the'minister-to'-proceed fofthr  with to;a systematic* organization-bf  the -njew^department. ^  'bre1 Values Fit Ekcfeed ^drigi&al  ���^���'���"'->   'Estimates. 1o   n''���'y'-  hU  ,';'i*fSU*'l';'ui  *-  r.:i !  (>X t" I  ANOTHER DIVIDENDf  FOR HEDLEY G$Jb M  There';?are�� few'' of-ifthie 'jsrrialler  mines in the i/Boundary, district! that  have 'been 'developed* iwi;th' the (gratifying^ succession thei.Jackj.Po^rrime  of; the British' Columbia* Copper company, more -; familiarly- knoivn-as;the  Wellington camp group.-'w;^ Jf.Ji,  ^/'Through' theicqurtesy of? officials  The-Pioneer was-i 'shown ^through  the?.property *on, Sunday,^ahd<<the  ;progress dfv developmeent work /during the past year * was'-a/revelation.  ; About, two :'.years':jtago -vtheJ company acquired ",-ai'. working,? bond?pn  the:,,-W.ellingtoni group fromfijohn  Buckley,1.- ,et;;al:.>foi3iaboo't{ .$90r000.  Since thati time..- about%5,000(feef,!'6f  development'hasVbeent done iintdrifts  ;andk raises,:,'and-about:*;22^000 tons  of ore'',ha,s. been shippedito theismel-  ten.^riTheijknown ^tonnagebhas <not  only- beenrtincreased ^butiposses's'es  value.beydnd^the^origihal-estimates  arid: far rexceeding:-r"'expecta,tions.  Final pay menVphdthei groups which  .includes^several J claims^Was^made"  Jast'^yeaf ;"tfie GST"P-.wR:l builtvarfour-  'mile branch,Iincto the property,- an  Office; -vore   bins/;,   superintendent's  residence-and   boarding-house 'were  .erected and'the Jack Pot i��?'notjonly  First ( Full - Year's    Operations fa steady bin  good-paying .shipper.  Netted Company $263;986.  have been prepared to be partaken  of after the- dbse. Every degree of  mental calibre will be:..satisfied. ,- ,A  reward'is offered to anyone who  does not go nome thinking himself  a wiser, i^nbt|a.'better man���rimless,  of'c|)u|rse,?lhe I'should happen   to be  ���Ik.    C   &        ?i        ft '������'���'  : j '���'- ? '  of the opposite sex.  The*' Hedley'Gold Mining company has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 3% and 2% extra,  payable March 31st. Three months  Wo 2���� extra was also declared.    .  During the first full year of operations the" Hedley Gold Mining company netted ' $263,986, while interest or* $7,781 increased1 the net income for 1910 carried to balance  sheet to $271,768. Total earnings  during 1909 were $114,561, but  active operations were not' started  by the company until August 13 of  that year.  "; Net;': earnings1 of $271,768 was  equal' to nearly 23% oh the outstanding 'capital, ' which ! is closely  held1 by interests affiliated with the  United'States'Steel officials.-':  dividends paid during the year  aggregate ' ;$168;000',; or 14% \ uh-1  di vicled profits 'after disBu r <em'en ts  were $182,809; which wasbonsider-  The development 6�� the; Jack-Pot  hasbeen.in charge'qf   Superintendent   Harry  Johns, .formerly-oft the  Napoleon   mine, .-who *'is ��� handling  successfully-a -difficult  mining proposition   by reason of  the   fact that  the ore is of  a  very crumbly nature  and. close   timbering-is  required-as  the   mining   proceeds.- This extensive   timbering  and.the   freezingin  the winter of   the ore  on. account'of  its soft   nature, together with higher   freight rates   than   that   of  the  company's-other  mines, - brings the  cost   of  mining   considerably more  expensive.      But   the    ore contains  values which   more than   offset the  extra cost  ot   mining, and   the   ore  from the Jack Pot, has   had   a* ma-,  terial effect  in   increasing the company's profits/and. lowering the average cost of the;company's  entire  copper production. .^ ?;  The Jack Pot is largely a^-oxidized ore proposition with values  principally in gold and   silver.    The  ......:.:.-, .-.> .; ,-*     f ore bodies   exposed   are all close to  ahly in excess ot  expenditures from *~  ; -., X. ;,, v     . .--j ,. . :,    u ���,-���.   i the surface and   follow   its. contour..  capital    for   additions   and    better-   T    .   .. ,   , ...     .  ^ ..-:     It is intended to   shortly commence  now amount . .,,. .  ;  systematic diamond drilling: to 'tur-  ther explore the property.-  The .Athelstan mine, now. being  developed, will ship through, the  Jack Pot, being connected,by an  aerial tram line of 500 feet, which,  with ore bins, was built last fall.  rhents in plant, which  to $127,294.  The  construction  account is now  closed.     The mill  has  been considerably remodelled and the  tonnage,  of the   old plant has been increased  from 120 to 145 tons daily.  tf-HESiq&B&ft  ,_.. , ,~7-i*TSTija,"TK.j��WSi'"   C " s-.ss?-T rr~ .��������������� ���...���       i .   .,.���.-_ ill....���.. .   i ..���!�����..���. . ���������������������.  ., ,-. . .������ ��� . _���_    .      ,_������������      ii        ��� i Jrvmw^wi��"t tr. {.��. * J t l.'i-uioaiHf-..w-.��. tV.-rv.. jj ������n-i.iLm J ii��.iw��*Unm     r��~.��^ta im  ���**?  W  ill  < t >  i   ��  LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY       ;  OS 3EITISH COLUMBIA  .��: *  The Striking Figure of Hon. Richard McBride, Who Heads the  :. Progressive Government at Victoria, Which is Making the  Coast Province Grow. ,.  < i  j  f.\��  i  i V(     (������>  to  1  I,  1 '/A press gallery writer gives the i a picture of the  Roman  senate at  gojtewing Interesting story ;pf ,the ^^~~~<'^'^~~--1  -'���>.">*<  'V-  i <.  Vi-l. !'  i    'I  ' ���- "ii   '  'N��'l  ���'    l v.~  ',    �����  "���' I,  j:   1'     * /���.  ��   V.   1 (  '-��   '<   t   J. vw  session of the British Columbia  legislature, just closed, and the  striking figure of the premier:. '>  It is  most  interesting  to  sit   in  the press gallery of the provincial  legislature and, watch, from day. to  day, the drama of legislation. ' The  ".stage,' the scenery, the  accessories  and actors are in every way worthy  of the interesting* human drama that  is1 ^being; .produced���^sometimes   to  Crowded-house's, at others to empty  j" .'*-'��-  the time of the Caesars.  The star and big drawing card of  the drama of legislation is Hon.  Richard McBride, the premier, arid,  as the spectator gazes at . him for  the first time, he wonders what:  manner of man he  is that his. fel-  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   ^      Modern Bathrooms.,  STEAM HEATED.     ELECTRIC LIGHTED  '    ��� ��� ' '       *   ���     r " 1 ,ii? ' ,  i *        e    ' ' ft    t  James Marshall, Prop.  Phoenix, B.C.  ,"���<  >',  1  -V  >*'> it'f  'hMli^^'X:,    ,    'benches.: 4;The high   arched '.ceiling  'UA'J'&'^"*.    ' :^f the chamber, which < has numer-  supT  ��� i  tc  beautiful  black, white and variegated marbles.  'There1 are croomy galleries for spec-?.  r  i  . 1. ". ' i  Vtators ion four sides of the chamber  ilv    ./'        ,  3   >^ i    ��� u:,','  fC U J*$',.: //''*/t ). i ^-ofP' a i sufficient  capacity . tov afford  v  A-f  ,v i  "'*J> !,'���<>���>������ .'// v,^1  4V  ^ seating and standing capacity for  ; an audience of ; several . hundred.  .i * y, Many- of "these seats are  occupied  each day, the larger? audiences con-  ' ^.flTeigating,,.when' there\,is  an" inter*  esting debate in progress/ It 4s  ��� .   noticeable  that   there  are  quite a  number of ladies  in1 the "galleries!  ��� who follow the speeches with much  1 11 11.'  .interest."   The  spaces   between,the  lows   have,  exhalted   him   to   the  highest position   in their gift/;,As  he watches him in  action  and sees  that, no  matter   what  are  the circumstances of each changing:scene  and situation, whether it be climax,  or antf-chmax, he meets it properly  and plays his - role of leader of /the  government   more/ than   ably and  well.    When in   action   be reminds  one forcibly of Shakespeare's saying, "That  all the   world's a stage  and the men merely players."    The  premier is a  commanding and picturesque personality,,being over six  feet, in height  and looks , as if he  would  tip    he   beam'.at  oyer 2Q0  pounds. ��� His  features are as clear  cut as a cameo; his noseis of good  size and rather sharply pointed, and  his lips thin   and * compressed., ~He  has a  good, firm jaw, and- resolu^  tion   strength, virillity and determination are  stamped on his face so  plainly that he  who1 runs may read, i1  Royal Billiard Parlors  POOL TABLES AND BOWLING ALLEYS  Complete line of PIPES, TOBACCOS, CIGARS  AND CIGARETTES ......   Always, in Stock  Finest Secection 0* CONFECTIONERY, Try the  i     I   FAMOUS - KOHINOOR -CHOCOLATES *'  l^FipstrPlass Barbershop ^:  AN    EASY    SHAVE,    STYLISH    HAIRCUT,    REFRESHING  MASSAGE        '.'.      ,'.      .'.        INVIGORATING SMAMPOO.   : ,1  *i i  *M*'*J  COSGROVE & McASTOCKER, Proprietors  QUEEN'S HOTEL  R. V. CHISHOLM, Prop.   ��  DANNY DEANE, Manager.  This is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city,  heated by steam, and well furnished thoughout  for the accommodation of the public. Everything  Neat, Clean and Up-to-Date. Meals served at  all hours. y ,  , -J      ��     X.        n  Bar Stocked with Ohoicost Liquors and Cigars  columns  are   filled   with    crimson I The face is that of a'young and ex-  drapery, which reaches from the  floor up to just below the railing of  the spectators' galleries. Ten large  electric light globes  hang pendant  'from the ceiling and there are rows  of electric lights on three sides of  the chamber, just, below the galleries. When ail these lights are  turned on   it   makes the   chamber  . bright , and cheerful. , There are  four  rows of seats > and  desks for  ; the accommodation of the members  of the house. The tiers run north  and south parallel to each other,  and between each section^ of; two  rows there is quite a space. The  arrangement is, intended   to  sepa-  . rate the government supporters  from the members of the opposition  when they are anywhere near alike  numerically, but, at present, there  are maay members of the government seated on the opposite side of  the house. At the north end of the  chamber is the speaker's desk on a  raised dais. Here is where Hon.  David McEwan Eberts, the speaker, presides over the debates and  sees to it that the members do not  break in fragments the rules of the  house. The floor is' covered with  rich, heavy carpet in which the  color scheme is a white coat of  arms of the province of British Columbia on a red ground. Attire the  members of the house in togas and  it wou|d not require, any great  stretch of imagination   to conjur up  ceedingly vigorous man, but the  hair is .gray,��� a result, perhaps, of  the hard work incident to carrying  on the affairs of the province, and;  i  at the same time, bringinghis party  from practicaIly^aKminority to what  is now almost an unanimity, in  about seven years. His ,face and  figure are startling reminiscent of  Sir John A. Macdonald, Sir Wilfrid  Laurier and George Washington.  If Premier McBride were to attire  himself in the uniform of a Continental general, he could easily pose  for a picture of "the father of his  country."  The Premier's seat is the second  one in the second tier of seats on  the eastern side of the halt. On  the left side is Hon. Wm. John  Bowser, attorney general. . To his  right is Hon. Price Ellison, minister  of finance and agriculture, and to  the right of the latter is Hon. A. E.  Young, provincial secretary; Hon.  Thomas Taylor, minister of public I  works; and Hon. Roderick , Ross,  chief commissioner of lands. These  lieutenants of the premier are seated close to him in order that they  can be quickly consulted during the  proceedings on any matter,that may  come up that concerns affairs under  their jurisdiction and to answer the  questions of, the opposition members. A meeting of the house, is an  almost constant struggle between  (Continued on Page Three)  \ ���>  CENTRALLY LOCATED ON CORNER  BRIDGE   AND, KNOB   HILL  AVENUE  Steam Heated, Electric  Lighting;.  Telephone 48 and 99  Eastern Townships Bank  QUARTERLY  DIVIDEND NO.  113  ���f Notice is hereby given that a Dividend at the  rate of nine per cent (9%) per annum upon the  Paid-up Capital Stock of this Bank for the  current quarter will be payable at the Head  Office and Branches on and after the first day of  April next.  ���f The Transfer Books will be closed from the t5th  to the 31st March, both days inclusive.  By order of the Board,  J. MACKINNON,  General Managfer.  Sherbrooke, Feb. 25th, 1911.  is our business and we are  here to please you. The  next time that you  want  any Billheads, Letterheads, Envelopes, Statements, Circulars,  Cards, Dodgers���in fact, anything in PRINTING, phone 14  and we will  show you  samples:: :  Vt'WVS  '<m  m  11:  S-  I  ���HtH  s  ���m  It  i  i:'  f.  I'  f  I  ii  i  rlffl f:  IS  'Ml  'J'C  X>  J,*  1-i  ?1(*  i  I  i  if  I  he has finished what he has begun.  At the conference of Colonial Pre  miers,   held  a, few  London, it was  Legislative Assembly  of British Columbia  (Continued from Page Two)  .  the government and the opposition,  even though the latter are numerically greatly in the minority.  ��� Premier McBride, during the session of the house, is usually as calm  looking   and   as  impassive  as the  Sphynx.      Occasionally,    however,  when   the   opposition ��� assumes an  .offensive   one, and  criticises .some  measure   of the  government, .perhaps in an unjust manner, he shows  slight emotion, when  a flush shoots  over   the   pallor   of   his   face   and  makes it a delicate pink, which endures   only momentarily, and   then  ���'Richard is himself again."    When  he rises to speak, he  leans over his  desk, sometimes  supporting a portion of  his weight on   the   indexed  fingers of- both hands.    At  first he  speaks   slowly and   not  loudly,   at  the rate of  about 110   words to the  minute,   like   a  man  grouping   his  way in   the dark over  a place he is  unfamiliar with.     As   he continues,  like an individual in the light, where  the going is certain and  the road is  plain, his voice   grows   louder   and  the speed . increases  to perhaps 190  words   to   the   minute.      Then   he  lifts one or both his hands from the  desk and gesticulates   a  little.    A  moment   later   he   may   place   his  hands behind his back and then accentuate   that   which   he desires to  by   energetic   movements   of    the  head.     He uses the choicest of English,   is careful in   his   selection   of  words and his, voice has that magnetic quality,   which   is   usually an  attribute of  leaders   of   men.     He  always speaks logically, clearly and  convincingly and   fairly   illuminates  whatever he is   talking about.     He  is past master of the finer points of  debate,   and   his courteousy, tolerance   and   diplomacy   toward    the  members of  the   opposition   is proverbial���it is always "my esteemed  friend   from   Newcastle,"   or   "the  honorable member   from Nanimo,"  or   "the  esteemed  gentleman who  represents Alberni,"   and, if  one of  those in opposition has made a good  speech, he , congratulates .him on it  and   carefully   considers   and   even  adopts any suggestion which comes  from the other /side that   has value  to - it.     If,   perchance, any   of   his  supporters  get  in a   verbal   tangle  over a question   and   there is a dis?  play rises   to   his   feet and quickly  pours  oil. oh the   troubled   waters  and. harmony  of, temper  on   both  sides, - the  Premier  is , at. once   re?  stored.,   At the same   time, if there  is any need of fighting he can be a  veritable "fiery Rupert  of debaje"  and can deal   blows   right   and left  that are effective and to be  remembered   by those   who   receive them:  Premier  McBride   is too  earnest in  his work to show much humor, and,  if he has a keen sense of it, he does  not   display   it   much.      The   only  manifestation of it   is when the op*  position, by   some   taunt   or jibe,  rises and laughs   at the   expense of  Hon. Mr.   Bowser,   Hon.- Mr. Mc-  Phillips or   Hon.   Mr. Ellison,   and  then he will smile at   their discomfort u re. :  . When one watches him in   action  and sees how well he has the affairs  pf state in hand,  how easy it is. for  him to handle his own forces and to  repel the attacks of those   who are  opposed to him, and  listens  to  his'  broad views and hears  the   wisdom  of his utterances, the  conviction   is  forced that he is the biggest man to-;  day in the Conservative party in Canada, and that he   is a  statesman of  the   Laurier size.      That   he    is    a  great political leader has been splen-i  didly..demonstrated by the fact   that?  he has led   the   Conservative  party  from a practical minority to   almost  an unanimity in this province in the  past  seven  years, so that   today it  politically   dominates   the   province  and evidently has a long and promising vista of power before it.    That  he is a statesman is   clearly   proven  by the great change  for  the   better  that has taken place in the province  since  he first   began   to  guide  its  destinies. \Vhen he first began his  task its credit was far below par, its  industries and commerce languishing, and its people poor and discouraged, but how it is more prosperous  than ever in its history; its credit4 in  the leading money centres of the  world is Al, its industries and commerce are making' new records, and  the people are thriving and contented. This is the result of the wise  politics in regard to railways, liimr  ber trade and other matters that'he  has put into effect. The splendid results that he has reached show what  a wonderful influence for' the ' good  of a commonwealth may be reached  by a man of his type where the people   implicitly   trusts   him,  years, since, in  admitted by;rnany  that he was head and shouiciefs in  all the j .qualities .that are in 'the  makeup of a statesman, above his  colleagues in that notable gathering.'  Leading .English politicians,. recognizing that they were entertaining  ,a great man as guest, were so lost  in admiration of him, that.they.held  out flattering inducements to him in  an endeavor to have him take part  in Imperial politics, but he turned  the offer down, for the time being,  at least, as he believes.-, that the  much beloved people of his native  province need him for a considerable period, and because he desires  to recompense Jthem by great accomplishments for the trust and  honor they, have reposed in him.  At the time,- duty fixed by destiny, he will take advantage-of the  large opportunities that are 'waiting  him. ���' Men of- his ' exceptional and  extraordinary ability are not plentiful, and there are opportunities  awaiting them everywhere. There  is no telling to what high and shin-  ing goals, on the steep and stormy  Himalayas of fame, he may reach,  as he is well equipped with .the  qualities for reaching those that are  inaccessible.to most men.       ��� -  Opening of the ' Phoenix  Private School  ,'V,t Ironsides Anenue.  him and give him an opportunity to  carry'on their public affairs.  If is easily within the range of  probabilities that a man who has  won a province for the Conservatives in his mid thirties might conquer the Liberal forces of a Dominion  by the time he reaches 50, and mayhap reach a high place in Imperial  politics by the time his years have  been numbered at 60.  Premier McBride   is  believed   by  his friends to be a man of equal ability to Sir Wilfrid  Laurier,   premier  of Canada, with this difference   that  he is young arid has not yet reached  the limit  of his  capabilities,  while,  Canada's premier has   attained age  when undoubtedly great powers are  waning.    Mr.   McBride   has    been  asked by Eastern   Conservatives to  enter the  large  field   of Dominion  politics, as they have much  faith in  this   young   political   giant   of   the  Golden West.    They recognize   his  adaptability    for    leadership,      his  statesmanlike qualities, and naturally desire that he shall take a  prominent   part in   the   titanic   struggle  that is coming and   which   will ultimately place   the  Conservatives   in  power at  Ottawa.    The  time  has  not yet arrived, however, for him to  leave the large tasks that are before  him in his province, in which he has  already made   such   a. splendid   re-  Cord   and   he   will   stay  here   until  Special Private; Day-Ci^asses for  Boys and Girls between the ages of 6"  support I a^�� 24. years jyiiii be opened on April  17th, 1911.  In addition to the usual School Subjects, a new and Up-to-Date Kindergarten   Class will   be   formed  for  Children...   $7.00 per quarter.  The Junior and Intermediate Classes  from   Infants   to   Class   V   inclusive   $8.00 per quarter  Senior or Advanced Classes���Classes  VI, VII, etc., $9.00 per quarter  Exceptional advantages are offered  to those in attendance, and careful attention is paid to each child's special  requirements.  The teaching is of the highest order,  and for successful results, H. M. Inspector's Reports stands unexcelled.  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* ' ?'?;  ���  n  VI  t1" I  %^i?f ^e��:?h��p Fmm^^m  '>> if  f/1' >  LOWER TOWN  ���v  ��,-W��,vW<W?  Having opened a Barber Shop in  the* Carson block, lower .town,, a  call',is'solicited. r"\ v^ -"��� ..^  ',*  ^  wm  If M. CHANGE; Prop;  DRYING  ,-^.  !��' Ojf all kinds promptly attended  y;toj Rapid Express and Bag-  ��� ����� S$Se Transfer.     Careful atten-  ,; ;j tipn to all orders       Phone A65  -'-    -4  s James G. McKeown  % B��  $  4"C V*  ; yFiirst-class * Firk and Tam-  .*   <       ft        .-. ..~-   . '��sH  *^araawood^ $5.Q0 per cord  ,&1  Pihe^Wood,   $4.50 per cord.  ���^   $ l^-  Pihe fWood,   doublef cut.   per  ���ft*  2* <#  : cqfrd, $6.00.  f <  --������-��� A ,     ,-<, j        -o ,   *  WOOD  DELIVERED   ON   SHORT  NOTICE. 'Phone B 32  Ask to see the new lasts in shoes at  the,Big Store.     %   7- S| ''-J&-,  ^reshVoyster cocktails'Sat the Hotel  Brppklyn bar.^    <l   ^    fe#        ���    Xi  t.  "i 1     ���*<,/*        i    ii * ,}r *i' i   t> M v        5/ **  ,  ;Wheels;have replaced^runners Wor  v'-i-���, ,.f/ ;'-"   " ���>-��' '"'������.    '"."i'" -        ^���,*'''  local highway navigation.  ..,,J3Yesh.<;.peller.y,-fJe^^  matoes at the Big Store.  Jeff Davis was in town from Grrand  Forks Thursday on'businW'f' .rf '*&,  J        ���-'.,   -��'���;;     t?i   ^   '?v/,i.  The Eastern Townships ^Bank .has  opened a bank at Victoria, ftk  $1 &P.  Stanley Graham left'on, Monday for  an extended visit to Spokane.  Found, near Central 'KbtelJ aburich  of keys; apply at Pioneer office.  Dry wood in car lots for  sale^Dply^  to Jos. Trorabley, Phoenix. \f ,1 4 | ;j'  Nice assortment of ladies' sMe combs  on special sale at-Xove's Drug, Storey  (, r New "consignment'of ifarisiaii 'H^irl'  Sage "just received at Lovete Drug Store,  i,xtC|h^fe ^Vheeler^.provincial .con-  {'sta^bWf ^'arrived ' from- ^Midway .this  4week-..and;fiucceed8 Thos��,Bray as local:  constable.  Seethe New Fit Reform Clothing  Johnson & Anderson  NOTICE.  r  Renders will be received by tl|e undersigned.  up,f^ the 22nd day of April, 1911, atopvm. for1  tlie^purehase of Block 27, Subdivision of Lot  Np.;'541,l��Groupe 1, New Westminster'district,  situatediin the^1 city of' Vancouver,' 'and being  the'8ite?of the old provincial court house. Each  tender must be enclosed in a registered letter  andlmust be addressed to the undersigned, and  plainly ^inarked   "Tender   for Told Vancouver  Courthouse Site," and mutst be accompanied by  an^accepted cheque for 10 per cent of payment  of;the purchase money.   Payment for the prop-  ertyjwill1 be accepted in installments of one-  quarter*,6f "the purchase monejr.   The first of  such, installments to be paid >within 30 days  after the acceptance  of the tender, and the  other tliree annually thereafter, with interest  at "the r&te of 6 per cent per'annum.   In the  event off the person whose tender is accepted  failing to complete the first installment within  3GUdays'bf the notice of such ^acceptance the  sale-to liim will be cancelled ��and his 10 per  cent deposit forfeited.   The chegues of the successful tenderers will be returned. The highest  or any tender will not necessarily be accepted.  No commission of any kind will'be allowed.  ,���'"     $ WILLIAM R. ROSS,  7,-y     �� Minister of Lands.  Department of Lands, )  VictoHa, B.C.. March 7,1911.,-5 .-    ..  Why Pay Rent?  jFor^ale, a cottage in iPhoenixf for  $325. .|Terms, $100 down | balance fco  per- in^nth.     Clear title. | Apply to���  -*'* ���** Mrs. F.|pOCK,    ' o <,  1265 Eight.avenue West,  .'St  m  1  r'  ���Al  ���"v.*'-f  *  Vancouver, B. C.   .    ���%������      -  OVER [^6 YEARS  EXPERIENCE  Trade ��V3ars;s  r\ Cesegns  Copyrights &c  Anyone senrtfnp a Blcel< vi aiid dcacrlptlon may '  tiickly ascertain our op..iion free whether an  quickly  ���  -. _   _..  'luventlnn is prohnl.ly pateiilnbio.   Communlcn-  lions strictly conililon(l-il. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent free. Oldest agency for eoourinjrpatentH.  * Patents; taken throuKliMuun & CO- receive.  special notice, wtthout ebflrgo, in tho  99  A: handsomely illuBtrated weekly. , largest clr-;  cnlatiori of any ��� scientific; Journal.'ijTerm3j for?  Canada^ J8.TO a year, postage prepaid.   Sold by  all'ncwBdealera.  Branch Offlce, C35 F St* WasfcliiKtan.p.C.  , ,r JB..,; Spraggett,,,_.rpad iyJnspectorwjof.  Grand Forks, was in  town Thursday.  . > Judge -Brown IpurpdseV ,erectirig^Vas  residence in. .Grand Forks this summer. -  ���"-  J: Saunders and ��� F. *W.' McEaihe'  were in town from Greenwood Saturday-  Miss Annie Laird left yesterday on  a visit to her home near Edinburgh,  Scotland. ;:.   , .> .,:    .v -,{X ;  r    *  J. McKie of the Boundary Iron,  Works, Grand- Forks;1 was in 'Ptfo'eri'ix'  Thursday. * *.;.,., \ j ti ��� i  . , -, ,    .. ?  *���-,,,  Mrs. George Elkins and family went  ' "L."      -- ' ( *        *   ~ % ' '.ir,Fi      ' 1     '/     ' '  to Midway on Tuesday on a visit to  friends.  . ,A. B.rHood, manager Eastern Townships banK'; Grand Forks,.;was4n>town  over Simday. ���-k   -  ^ Harry. Johns,' superintendent of the  Jack Pot inine, was in ColvillejWasti^'  over Sunday. ,  .; 'Jamejs 0.-Church;came in from?Ilock  Creek Tuesday, going on to^ Spokane  on W^ednesday.  Mrs. Haixy Johns of Wellington  camp is spending a few weeks at Medical Lake, Wash. ���-,    .,>-!���  Born���In Phoenix, on Thursday,  March 16th, to Mr. and Mrs. A. tB.  Calhoun, a son.  That spring overcoat you have  promised yourself is waiting for you  at the Big ^Store.  Local stores have been receiving  large shipments of spring goods during the past week.  Rev. Roy Thompson will preach in  the Methodist church tomorrow evening at 7.30 o'clock. 'f     '  Two trains now ply daily between  Phoenix and the Granby smelter over  the Great Northern.  For sale^rhree-ropmedt house, well  furnished^ "andJ wbbd^ shed, \bn I Idaho7  claim; apply to R. Conkey.  Archie Gillis now runs the Green-  woodrMidway stage and has imported  a big coach from Chesaw.  Mrs. George Johns and family left  bhsWednesday for Cobalt^ Orit^y where  Mr. Johns is now located.  ; Shamrock and green ties were much  in|eyidence yesterday im'hqnor of Ire-  ljajQd?s;pairon saint,'St. Patrick. t< '  Thos. Oxley left on the Great Northern train Monday morning, called  away by the death" of Kis'Mother. '  ���,f A* H.^Napper has.amoved his family  sfrom! Jblfe Dejl^h ay ��blpckf tp ;the J^;-L.;  Martin house on Ironsides avenue.  V vWall; paper bargains; last,; \ year's  stock to be disposed of cheap; new  patterns to arrive this month. Al.  Alrnstrom.; ." ;:; 'x'       ':'/'; X:\'^t ';���;���' f  ^,Plans,',are, now. -being got ipt shape  for Phoenix's new skating rink, which  .it.,,is .proposed ,,tp..,build���,during, the.  summer. '    ,  ���\^ Col; Lowery, the newspaper capi-  ;talist of Greenwood; has been enjoying the pleasures of a tourist during  the past ytyeeW ; "t  'i'l'i ���*'$        '''X  V*     ''������I  ;^P. McDougall/^J;. Harris and, J. C.  Zazaslie, diamond drillers, were in  town-from >Grand<Forks yesterday renewing old acquaintances.  home in sGrand Forks., Mrs. Hall also  has''returned- from-' Vancouver'and  .they intend to make, their stay ]ra  Grand Forks. ���' ||   Jfi\  Tendera^are;* being   called   for  the  erection and^completion of  th��e new  [court,:house; .which   the   government  jwifl build in^JGrand Forks during the  com ing summer.   The   buildings will  cost1 about $40,000. -    f' J  i^-  tiori; ' rent*- reasonable; %l< good ^;water.  Enquire^of owner on premises.  :;J;The ybung ladies of the Methodist  ch'urch will give a social in the church  on Wednesday, March 22, the proceeds  togotowardspaying-for-the^'new-vor-  gan.  " At * the last meeting ,of Re'bekah"  lodge, No:; 25,1. 6.' O; F.f, Grand. Forks';  Mrs. N.. ^Taylor, and vMrs: ,.'Frj Copper  were each presented with a past noble  grand's jewel. '     '  Notice���All those having skates at  the skating,riiik'are notified'to secure'  them before^ March 25. After that  date the rink management will noi be  resporisiblej fpr .them.;j ;,{/,; J: ,,v -. t.;, -  ,J^ L..Lawrence- and, D. Feighner of  Grand Forks, have gone to Spokane  as delegatesr, fiom the-'-Grand���Forks'  Board of Trade to interest some of the  incoming settlers in  the fertile. Kettle  S. J. Hall, late editor of the defunct  Boundary Creek ' Times' is back 'at his"  Geo D. Turner, formerly of Phoenix  and now with the British American  Trust company of Vancouver,is an the  city a guest at the Brooklyn. - Mr! Turner is handling attractive NorthJVan-  couver real estate. Vf    /,  < '      t"<   'p .  Robert Kerr, who has been condiic-  tor on tne local Great Northern run  for a number of years, has been -transferred to the Similkameen runt He  has been operating between  Spoka'iie  and Orpville diiringfthe p^astiWeek. /A;  lW$ Smith? is now. |ih^ charge'  of   the  Phpenix branch:  ��� * ���  W. O. Miller pf Nelson, divisional  superintendent of the C. P. R., yr&k in  the city for a few hours yesterday.  Mr. Miller was combining business  and! pleasure and was accompanied, in  his private car by Mrs.  Miller,| Miss  'Miller,     Miss) Cuthbertson   and   the  , jk k"    ��. >��.  MissesfMiller^bf Vancouver.        ^    **P  f/> ��� $    r<h  ,\ Mrs. McDowell wfll open a private  school? for both children and advanced  pupils on April 5th,   in the residence  lately occupied by Jas.  Dewar,-rIron-  jsides avenue.|fr The school will haye^a  kindergartener children and will 'a'f-  fprd individual instructipn for advanc-  ed pupils.   Mrs. McDpwell is a teacher  -.������up    .     .     js��   , ,   e?    *i .  and principals of many years'  experi-  ence^and holds exceedingly, good^recom  mendations from educational  depari-  rnehts under which she has beenlteach-  mg/  The private school w^ill affitSrdmn  opportunity ;specail   tuition   urider,ja  'competent teacher and w^ill noidoubt  - ��� -    r   '      > - ��      ii} Vt       ", r*  be taken advantage of by a largejnum-  ber.4  ��  iron  and Mattresses  t  WE  have, a. nice   rangfe, of medium 'and   low   priced   Iron  Beds, Springs and Mattresses.   They are selected  for   their  quality  and   are  easy   on  your purse.      A stock  of  Pillows, Comforters, etc., ��n hand.  Tj OUR stock of Furniture offers you articles that go to^nake  life happy and i.comfortable. in the ho^me. Our Couches  and Easy Chairs help to make life worth living..,! Our  store  is full of articles   that  are  both [useful and ornamental.  Inspection invited.  C.  F.  EDWARDS,  FURNITURE  DEALER  D. J. MATHESQ1SI  ���i   "'<:v'"' . .7. Insurance Agent  FIDELITY BONDS, PLATE GLASS,  C O M1V1I S S I O NE R FOR TAKING  AFFIDAVITS.  FIRE, LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  PHOENIX,   B.0.  Phoen ixr;  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m.  1 o wer town, 10.00 a. m.  & i  ;i\*  ^Leave Greenwood  3.00 p.m.  TO  EXPRESS  [���Standard Tithe  i  > 11  '1  i  m mmmm^mxx  l$$m$mmm.xf  '^isftfiv.'Js' |SvV-'w.>.:.>'. '.���'.'  9m��0SM:lx  y?Mfji''  mm  \0y^W&V  \00irxxxx  ���l-MXm XXXXXi  '*'.  ���/.���/* iV.vi'/'j'i-itir.'v;!  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'vcrii���^^j  .,-;-:-   \'.r   "-Vvv-i-,'!'";'!  1-;;���;;��� ^#s;^4iS;^<  XJ^iXXXi  r^&:i.-:::-i-; ,:���.:-.���������.  1 ;���.���:".v**'*���".'���-sf**   '--;;������  ���������������' v.'-V.-/..,<.c 1  l-...v.>;:.,            -"./.; ���>-'������  m��$Wyt  fei-.';->;;-;,  ,sfl-';,-.  Hi  lit-  III  u:��iw^SiwpS   ~rLX.��XX:��u&;i~l  .ySi s.y ���.;  K^lTO^latiorri-riow^Wnea  wl'^/v'V':^'-^;,-*^-v^*��^:--^'^-'-'.r-^^ /y^r^/.^^.v/'^r'"'  :;raiiw^s:|buil  tibp^ierikeep cwijadvancihg' ?    There ':cap{.:b^-;pnly'.cyne'^siatts-^^  ??IlillHl��JPfiM^liSIl^^ Biirrard ^Inlet'vinsideeoft the; next'' !fbur  WX$$M$Xi&^  ^fw^rpmi^  J.V.*l'd <>>!->.>  >1 iK> -i't.^'-J-^'-* i".-  V-*W''���']��;��.���::'- >-���--  (Xtf  ;Jttph;.;m^4eIpfe|w  rffe ape selling iiiside eilijr propep^r in North Vancouver   x  At $4Q9 per lot with an easy.Cash Payment and satisfactory terms on the balance.  Werhave also a few 10-acre tracts of Alder land in a good location in Laugley for $1Q00,  one-fourth cash and the balance on time.  !��;���  m  ���\  .��  i^:v,v  IC '.  luiuijait.   Estate Dep't.  George Turner is at the Brooklyn Hotel  See him about an investment before he leaves town. 1''  Trained Nurse on  Zam-Buk  Read What She Has Found.  Miss J. Keith, of Olds, AIta.i a  trained nurse, who has had a wide  experience of Zam-Buk, speaks of  it as follows: ��� **I wish to express  my high appreciation of Zam-Buk.  I have personally tested it in a great  number of cases and find it excell-  ent. I have introduced it to a  number of patients with highly satisfactory results. Indeed, in many  cases I have been warmly thanked  for its introduction.  Speaking professionally, I would  give all sufferers from skin disease,  the following advise: Cleanse the  parts affected and apply Zam-Buk  freely and regularly. Use clean  lint and clean, soft rags for drying.  Zam-Buk and cleanliness will be  found  stfficient for the most stub-  ���   r l  born cases.of skin disease."  ��� Zam-Buk will also be found a  sure cure for abscesses, clcers,  blood poison, varicose ulcers, scalp  sores, eruptions, children's rashes,  piles, cuts, burns, abrasions,  scratches, scalds, and all skin in-  juries and diseases. 50c. box, all  aruggists and stores. Try Zam-  Buk soap, too; 25c per tablet.  A Young Bandit  (4 young bandit who after capture  gave his name as Richard Arm-  strong attempted to hold up the  Dominion Express Company's office  at Revelstoke at 7 o'clock on Sunday  evening. l Armstrong entered; the  office, drew a gun and ordered , the  clerk in charge to get out. The  clerk rushed out to the railway plat-  form pursued by a shot from Armstrong's revolver. Chief of Police  Parry happened to be nearby and he  rushed to the express, office" and  called on the robber to surrender.  The bandit opened fire from behind  a counter and wounded the police  chief.  For twenty minutes the robber held  the fort, being unable to escape or  to drive the policemen away. When  his ammunition was. exhausted he  was overpowered and carried off to  jail. , ,  I    '  t^i' i  Spring  It's going to be an easy matter for you  tq   satisfy, yourself   in   Clothing / this  Spring ,if you cqroe here to dq it. / If1  you haye any pet ideas, about what you,  want yp^l fipd us able %o meet thesm.  'Generous'   values ��� more    than    your  money's  worth���that's  the idea  we're I  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  them  in  intrinsic   value   at   other   stores.  at  ��  /  LtxrgB stock of everything1 In Gents' Furnishing*  la'laMKSMd aad should know  about the wonderful  MAEVEL WMrHng Spray  The w* Vacuul Syringe'.   Best  ���MoMcoavealeat.  It dean***  instantly     Ask yeof  If he caiutet ���wprtf ttw  MARVEU accept no oth   .  but send sump fee ffiuatrated  book���sealed. It gives full partlc<  ularsand directions invaluable to ladhv  WIHDSOX SUPTLT CO.,  Oat.'       "    General Agents for <  ear  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.  Court Houbb, Grand Forks.  ��� SEALED TENDERS, subscribed  **Tender for Grand Forks Courthouse,!' will be received by the Honourable the Minister of Public Works  up to noon of Monday, the 3rd day of  April, 1911, for the erection and completion of a new Court-house at Grand  Forks, B. C. *  ' Plans, specifications, contract, and  forms of tender may be seen on and  after the 13th day of March, 1011, at  the offices of the Government Agents  at Grand. Forks and Nelson, and at  the office of. Department of Public  Works, Yictoria.  Each proposal must be accompanied  by an accepted bank cheque or certificate of deposit on a chartered bank of  Canada, made payable to the Honourable the Minister of Public Works,  for the sum of $2,000, which shall be  forfeited if the party tendering decline  to enter into contract when called upon to do so, ornif he fail to complete  the work contracted for. The cheques  or certificates of deposit of unsuccessful tenderers Will be returned to them  upon the execution of the contract.  The successful tenderers shall furnish a bond of a guarantee company  satisfactory to the Minister of Public  Works, in the sum of $6,000 for ��he  due fulfllmeht of the contract.  ���;��������� Tenders will not be considered unless made out on the forms supplied,  signed with the actual signature of  the tenderer, and enclosed in the envelopes furnished.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. '  '"  X   :   f. b. RAMBLE, ��� -  ' Etiblic Works Engineer.  Department of Puqlic Works,  Victoria; B.C, March 8th, 1911.  Hudson Bay Railway  An important announcement was  made in the House of Commons Friday by. Hon. G, P. Graham in con-  nection with his annual railway  budget, was that the government  has,definitely decided to construct  the Hudson Bay railway itself and  then, when, the road is built a plan  for the operation of the road will be  submitted to parliament, also that  arrangements , will be entered into  for the construction of elevators1  and terminal facilities and a steamship service to ply between Hudson  Bay and Great'Britain. Mr. Graham  said that the' supplementary estimates would contain a sum which  parliament would be asked to vote  , and that he would then go into the  whole question of this road in detail.  New Post Office Rules  Our   postmaster    formulates   the  following rules for the benefit of his  patrons   and   that  you   may   know  what   you   may   exact:   No  Jetters  given out   until    they    have   been  received.     If you don't get a letter  or a paper on the  day you   expect  it have the postmaster look through  all the boxes and  down   the  cellar  also.     It ought to be   there   somewhere and  he   likes to hunt   for   it  just to please you.    It   your friend  don't write rave at the postmaster.  He is to blame.     If he tells you no,  put on a grieved look and say there  ought to be some.    He/is probably  hiding your mail for the pleasure of  having you call for it.    Ask him   to  look again.      If you    are    buying  stamps make him lick them and put  them on,  that's.his business.    Just  phone and find if there is   any   mail  before calling;   he may take   it   up  for you.  W a 11 Paper Bargains  *,<  ii  % Tq make room for the Season's new stock of Wall  Paper all last season's lines, many attractive and  pretty, will be disposed of at rock bottom prices to  clear. /They are of neat and pretty patterns and.  decidedly cheap. ...  We are also making a biff cut In Leather Goods,  .. Glass, China, Earthenware and Novelties.  Gall and  ^ "' see them. ���'   ' "  AL Almstrom, ^S^flSi  Phoenix  Co.  '-'*   T  If you require any Heavy Teaming or Hauling done,  ,   let us do it for you.    That is our business, and we  have the equipment to execute all orders satisfactory.  s       i ~  First-Class Wood  WJe also have a supply of first-class Cordwood, short  or long, and can deliver it on short notice. 'Phone  your order to  D. L. McEiroy "STPhoenix, B.C.  . MeAuliffe  SUITS  FIT GUARANTEED  Suits Cleaned   Sff^^^l*^ <  Pressed and Sfloi Cllllj  Repaired -���-  NEXT  DOOR  TO ALMSTROM'S,  UPPER TOWN  Hilll  When in need of LUMBER,  LATH, SHINGLES, CORD-  WOOD or SLCT^Opp I  can   fill  your  order  promptly.  We are making the following* Special Prices:  StrietlF Fresh Rapioh Eg^s.:- .-. I  fis  se  Co  9  o  iBf  iSK.riiarnaf' /.I  X  -j  '  f  ���" s*  -�� '-  l>.v  I'-v  �����-���  I /.  If   ��  I?    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XM':  I *. -^.5  XM:  "If.  .���SS'  /  f^ll    vLrf/Mi**!    ft      <*tkX"P  ^���-���������-^���w.  r,....,������ ^ ���"���^v'ii-''Tn7r"r"'r?vvi>^^rt-7^>rn!^r,i  ��� c v a^-in*^��f*._-* *.-�� ��������'��������� *��r;--��*- ^ ��?����� * ^��- *^.,,^*r*i*|***!j^** ,-|**l'^T.���*���^'**7*���,*!* ^***^^.i^b*-"'C>'^^***'��:r* ^"���** *���: '���* '_������* ����� ���-���;��� f^*#^ v^^>_*^^-f^^^ir #t��^ w.^,, i.'^��hit^jM^14hfc*b^>h^.��4 Wt,i: ���>*.- ^ cl��.��v (mm. *. iv4 <��m ^ A^^'4-^ni..*u* a Ji�� ��**?���*��**���* S�� #^- -w i^ * r- '* '��*���"--����� ��������������-" *��>���  ^*MW��i^��*>Vi��.��*��v,M-Vtr*^^f,>y,MH,t^^  " *A ��������T^:or"^^*,^'''r^T'^r��Tir"  I   ^Case of/Blasted Hopes; ^./  I Ji'm'mj^Hopef weH ktfo'wh'in^PhoW  |ix; has'been 'navihg- 'things'inters  |stihg lately'''a1^ his"-home ;>hear  &orthport;5'Wa'sh.r: where %is'  wife  fried .to  send   him,, to* eternity with,  dynani'ite,, ^,}   ,.;h   Z'ku"    /' .v.   ,-  |  Itjwas agreed]to,divide ,the, house,  kope^took ixppe ,vrpom:{-andjthe,w.ife*  the other.    A door leading.bejjveen.  the two was nailed shut. , It is said  \    ttOr       V'ii K!    "it'l'if   JW\i   'A-  V{       <-.'j<\jJf>  they   seldom, spoke   to,each   other,,  out each went a separate way with-  S   .r".nrjK'    1W,    ,'ff .'.'!���'" -  . .'!..>/'iJi"  out conversation or discussion.  pure"a warrant  for   the   woman he  was scarred^ and bruised.  �����i  ,.,    Intermediate ;Puck,:*;,.&^^,,,;,  edHih   the;Mocai.rrihi$:^  j      ������������:'��� ;������:; J'-v'^;' ���'���'.''.'���.���'���������'.���:.i:i|'\';'-.-V;." "V'.'"-;.-A  eveningl between J; the: Php^nix|an(d^  Greenwood; In termediafes;;;;^  !V���Bpth feaWs-^^Mgff^BBfPJ;'  and ,they deserv^fAa^-m^Bfl^el  ;cr,o,w.d to   watch/their; pretty; workf^  npitfg fn^bed^ryiifg  ���arousewenergy -to 'get-^upj��� dress-and*  -start' a~fire7"when"the?mental discus-"  _ ., y^;y::ii:<y>yyy.:;<^::!^lM��->'^  from MacDonald^ thej};��� 'score;/atfh|ii:fc  time' beWs^hteii^^^  favor. :x''^^xMi^:^^-M^  Greenwood ;seerned; to  gain; a --g  footing, but coiild ;not:getmh^a^ of  &  ^^;:ff$;/;^^  W^*!^��$^ii0ttfc^ x:X"Xy:X Xy: .:-"iA%v.Jf;:;'[,  ������i-.<yy:--:.^r:<: ;r.-->;);!- ��������''^ ,t;;:'^ ;/i !^V";4V;;^^^^^ .:.������*;���������... ������';-.��vyw.,-u',��V.5i^rM'  /���!���.��� I .-���.'v./i'ttJJVi,'^i^1':i^'<-. 'sfJivVii'syKf)?'1')."^! ��������� ������i��.vVM''.>u'������������'������'��� :-:-- .'':. ,*'��� :.,.���.":��� ..'>;��������� -.y, ��� ���,���������.������:���:��� ���������-.���   .v.'v ���'������;������'���,'��� ���,:,���'������,���;'! ���.���.������*...���  :.,.A;;.--.vv".\;,.i-;.:\��::^v.'V';--:;;w:: .'-.���.- ������:���.������y;.iY:'<v-,.%-'W^<y'>~r-,y'.^ '. {���'''.��� .^.jiwii'vl't'f1^*' '>*�����'������:;-'  A fire was   star^ted^feandsKHBjpe^deTA  voted his time and' energies to  ex-  ' timjuishing^'ir.'*'   The*   house^was  ' blown 3almost? tb  atoms and^ .Hope  feund/J^imse^fKinja^(sqpwbanlf, goy-f  ered with,hrpken timbers arid debris  ' of what had been his home. '���  -brought tip|i;hej|ofcal^^  for ' *' Phoeni:��!||!^^  1 barn and saw  his  wife   coming out  Of, &**%&%���&*�� Mf***#��^+Y Y't'*^^*^*^ -  - ������ .u;Mrs.^ Hope rwas1  arrested' and  t   charged with ^blowing up..the house  '/.'with   dynkmit^.      ShiMtmesfjffiu^  t"/she' is   guilty   and'claims that   her  .    ���'v hiisban^isi! responsibly if��tfhti�� ex-  '  si    The cabin   is   badly wjrecked  and'  snows the force of  a terrible .explosion.    The roof was   blown "offhand  ne^idej JlQJv^ oug| ^ j^ * ^ *  .��sg^rtheien|||o^^  stood 7-4 iril&vorlo^  'l * A "little { dispute%rpse ^pyerKonei  goal,';but thi|;j;waf;^^��|.ly^yercomei;|  ^indcpn hth'ej^hphjgi^  .teresting^ga^^lll'as'pla^  OUt;  'Wyy-, 'v;-&;**i -���������!������?:��� iy.y;*.,w��.4,yjK  ifmh^editX^^^ff^^M^aify  way magnaf��|||v^  catm p, last��S ul^day i*l|W^;-t rio/Cwerel  trymg*to *m^st(er;theprt?gof nayigat^^  .ing^.on �� skis^ahdighdtiSi^am^  buying the Jack/P6t";las^v-r^  ?Abdy ^opnson^ndlyji^,ptriie��|��!  ^. uA'k^xxmm^m^^mMmx���M:4  -skis and the|n]oy^e1;ski|run^  plied unlimite<31'v,"'merrlment'''f6rr'';'spe^c-'  tators   by   the   wayside. - They  all  give ''promise' of ^beiiig-'rivals   for  GhampionjEngen jnfext wiriter.  '0i^M��f^s^^ew6M  store of tin usual  opriqes  combine   to -mak^i this  ,  tefiP?i&dtH't&iv.dt^ .���������;�����;.���������::���������.���/: -j^r-.  /'.;...    :���.;   i:'-^:''^.:-.: ��� ��� .  ^.3f^'^&W^JPa34je:/^}^pjBC^^ ..,-,. :;���:,--;^ -.; y:r   <TX.l!^X  ~tj^&VP"r.x'^ 'Xyxx\vhit ^timi>ih'iV.���'���.;���.'.!?:  Iliplilo^nlpithitfLooksS^  ������;;'.;,fr':^,;.i;:-;,-~^�����. <������;.. \h -���,'���;��� ta y ::a'y- yy]y.;' ^:-;',.: ��v'-/'-''V'.---i ���?���:?!��� ���^^i';\;,.'-v5'-.";-:-.;-/y. ���.������.'������ *>.;^ ">^�� ��^ ���'���"l  ,��^  ^J'clp<:??:f'v  ;;^:;;%;r;^if|i0^:;^  lililBlSiill^  ^0fetWi teth^t Mo^^^  >WS.*H.^\*l3''f-*^.-.JR:i .-���������'.;-sw ��.*:���.:; >��pj,iJt.<>-' ������.���.rt^t-wv' f?s^UM5��.:.P:-.;v-i.-";:;''.i';V.'.'.-'... ���;������,-.-. -. ���' ,-.        -.....��� ���...,.���.,.* ���.,;,, -.&.":.,���,������;���'���  -���-  �� Advertising   is   simply   telling   the  ^neojgle|j-vhat |hey ought to know.  ?lfe��lo^th:ifi^?|irla^^  '/l/fi;/?style,f preset teaKm;:%  \~i*t  viiiiwi            .... .'r^^^sjis/  S^4%.  *izr��r*rt   ..jvs.."iVri^ri**?^ r>':illa J��TVi   iM'��'''lT,J'��'' H-i.Yf;4t ^^i-  jii-^i,,* ���f'l  <?nY>)T���?  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