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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal May 13, 1911

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 /;  1  ���v>  Twelfth Year  PHOENIX,  B.C.,  SATURDAY,  MAY 13,  1911  No.   25  greenwood citizens  honor McAllister  Popular Manager Banqueted at  the Windsor Hotel.  The banquet given in honor of  J. E. McAllister at .the Windsor  hotel, Greenwood, last Tuesday  night, was a highly enjoyable as  well as successful affair.  About 150 guests were in attendance, ,100 being  seated   at the   festive board   at one  time.    The price  per plate   was $5,   totaling $750  it  cost the   citizens   of  Greenwood to  entertain   the   retiring  manager   of  the British   Columbia   Copper corn-  pan y.     But   the   expense   item was  in no wise taken into consideration,  the citizens   of   Greenwood   feeling  that   they owed   Mr.   McAllister the  highest compliment   they could pay  him for the services he had rendered  the town in the   building up of   the  copper company from   an   infant in  swaddling   clothes   to the imposing  giant it  now   is and   the   influential  position it   occupies   in   the   copper  field.  ._,.   Thre   menu  was   an   elaborate affair, and was served in seven courses  in a manner that did  great credit to  the manager   of   the  Windsor, who  is   widely   known   as   a   caterer   of  high   rank   and past   master of   the  culinary art.  Mr. E. G. Warren occupied the  head of ihe table as toastmaster,  and a number of the tfuests re-  sponded to his invitation in speeches  that were full of praise and admiration for the g-uest of the evening.  Many amusing tales ��� of the early  days of the camps were related, and  the incidents were full of real wit  which brought forth rounds of applause.  Mr. McAllister, in his usual easy  manner told of the struggle of the  British Columbia Copper company  for existence, and the many difficulties it has encountered in the  past twelve years, and its present  prosperous condition, with the outlook bright for the future.  Sweet strains of music floated  from behind a palm-hidden bower  that added mirth and good cheer to  the evening's enjoyment which was  kept up until a late  hour.  Quite a number from Phoenix  and surrounding towns were in attendance, and the banquet was pronounced a success by those who  were fortunate enough to be present.  Mr. and Mrs. McAllister left on  Thursday morning for Spokane,  where they will remain for a few  days, when they will proceed to New  York, their future home.  Promising'Group of Claims;  Jim    Kelly,   one. of   the   pioneer  prospectors   in    the   Boundan'   left  Friday for Tulameen   City where he  is interested in a  group   of  claims.  Mr. Kelly states   that   there   are 14  claims altogether, divided   into four  groups, and   that several   assays of  the.ore have run as high as $200 to  the ton.     Free milling ore has been  found   on   the  Golden   Star   group,  but   the   Siberia,   Vancouver,  Spokane   and Ironsides   groups   assays  are principally copper, with  a   trace  of silver which   will   average   about  $9, with an enormous surface show-  GENERAL  MINING NEWS  ing.  About a year ago a company was  incorporated and F. Blair of Spokane was made manager. Considerable development work has been  done.on the claims, and the veteran  prospector,has great hopes that in  the near future these claims will be  the means of locating him on easy  street. . The property is about 20  mi'es from the   Great Northern rail-  t  way.  J. W. Astle, formerly of Rossland and an engineer of high rank,  writes from Toronto that the Porcupine gold boom is taking up most  of  the attention of investors   there*  Jay P. Graves returned to Spokane Wednesday night from a trip  of inspection to the Hidden Creek  mine in Northern B. C, 80 per cent  of whose capital stock is under  option,to the Granby company. A  portion of the party are   still at the  THE NO. 3 CRUSHER  IS BEING INSTALLED  Will  Be   Ready For Work   in  About Three Weeks  The No. 3 crusher at the Granby  mines, which has been out of commission since the fire that destroyed  the ore bins and tramway last September has been removed to the No.  3   ore   bins   and   is   now  being  in-  mine making investigations, and an (stalled.    The crusher was raised on  'expert report will be made to the  Granby company within a short  time. -\\  The Nickel Plate mine at Hedley  has been paying quarterly dividends  of 20 per cent per annum at the  same time it is building up a good  cash surplus. The mill is now  treating 140 tons of ore daily and  is expected to work up to 170 tons.  The company operating the 'mines  is capitalized at $1,500,000. It has  paid dividends in the last year to  the amount of $263,520.  The Rambler-Cariboo Mining Co.  has struck its new ore shoot on the  1250-foot level. -The last 20 feet  shows from six to eight inches ot  clean galena. On the 1050 foot  level   a   body of   galena   averaging  a temporary track from its old foundation to the railroad where it was  loaded on a Great Northern ore car,  and from there elevated into position,  a distance of 35 '; feet, ^by means of  skids and jacks.  The  work  of  removal   has   been  difficult,  and   necessarily   slow, but  it is expected   that the   crusher will  be   ready    for    operation    in    three  weeks.     Upon   the    arrival   of  the  motor, which was ordered   about a  month ago, the  work   of  installing  and connecting up  the   power- will  consume but a short time, when ore  will be crushed and loaded on Great  Northern cars, from this   outlet  and  shipped .to   the  smelter   at.  Graiui'  Forks.  A   number   of improvements are  more than four feet for a distance being made on the Granby hill near  of 76 feet was encountered. The the company's office. Ground was  No. 9 level gives returns of 117 broken last week for a lawn tennis  ounces   in   silver  and   65   per   cent   court, the garden has   been   planted  The Great Willard with Willartl-Johnson Show  Boundary Ore Tonnages  Following are the   returns   of the  output ot the mines and smelters of  the Boundary  district  for  the week  ending May 6, and for year to date:  Granby 16,455    404,635  Mother Lode    6,972    121,305  Jack Pot       643       11,785  Rawhide    5,115      69,986  Snowshoe        43,000  Number Seven  .. 1,529  t- ��  Phoenix Amalgmt'd        .. 1,950  Athelstan       125 915  Fife  60  Lone Star       345 738  Napoleon       250 496  lead. Ore now in sight in the  various levels is estimated to be  worth over $3,000,000.  Spokane Bakeries Unclean  Regarding an article which appeared in the Spokesman-Review,  May 11th, re "Bacteria in Hamburger." One sample tested by the  doctor from the Cannon Ball restaurant contained 108,000 bacteria  per gram, while the other sample  from the Rockaway restaurant con-  320,600 bacteria per gram.  We wish to state that W. S.  Macy turned over the Rockaway  restaurant to its former owner six  months ago, and has since been  running the "Macy" restaurant, examined and found in a sanitary condition.  s^fr  Total 29,505    656,359  SMELTER TONNAGES  Granby 19,080   420,379  B. C. Copper Co... 13,050   219,353  The shaft at the Victoria hoist  which was broken last Monday will  be in working order next week.  Thumb Almost Severed,  Charles Stocker, blacksmith at  the Rawhide mine met with an accident a few days ago. While splitting wood at home the bit of the  axe flew off the handle, the blade  hitting the roof and rebo'; ; ;ing  back striking his hand, almost severing the thumb. The wound is  quite severe, and Mr. Stocker will  be incapacitated for work for some  time.  and treesand evergreens are being  set out. When the work is completed and the green grass and  fragrant flowers show themselves,  the Granby grounds will present a  handsome and almost tropical appearance.  The extensive diamond drill operations on ,tbe Granby hill are giving  very satisfactory results.     Some of  the   bores   are   being   driven   to    a  depth ot 1200 feet, and are  proving  so encouraging  that   Page   Boyles,  Granby's diamond drill   expert,   will  continue   the  bores   to   a depth   of  at least 1500 feet.     They   have had  considerable trouble with one of the  drills for about two weeks, it having  stuck at a depth of 1250 feet.   However,   this   week,   they   fortunately  extracted the drill and will continue  operations   as   usual.      JVlr.   Boyles  left early   this    week   for   Chesaw,  Wash., to inspect operations on the  group of claims recently bonded by  the Granby company.     Mr. Mitchell  is left in charge at Phoenix.   ^_   The British Columbia company's  smelter treated 14,145 tons of ore  this week, as follows: Mother Lode,  6,832; Rawhide, 5,730; Athelstan,.  159; Napoleon, 380; Lone Star,  483; Wellington, 561.  ft  -.--. vfVjft . J  -<&r  u |  King Edward Lodge  No. $6, A.F. and A.WI.  General Election Predicted  There will   be a  general  election, j  in Canada   before   Christmas if the |  mMaamn���aUWnmmnmmmnMMUMWmMUmnmBSaMmmmmmm  </ ���   .    ,. ���. opposition clings   to its avowed in-  Regular communication at 8     rr. .        .  p.m.   Second Thursday of  tention   of   obstructing   reciprocity  "V  each month  Emergent meetings as called; Masonic  Hall, McHale Block.  J. J. Strutzel, ' J. S. Boyce,  Secy:   , .     ,      ^       W,M.  !    i  I. O. O. F.  Snowshoe Lodge  No. 36  Meets every Monday, Evening at  Miners' Hall. Visiting brethren cordially invited.  '\ D. Paterson, Noble Grand  ? * T. A. Love, Fin. Secy.  W. J. Rutherford, Rec. Secy.  . Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  *��� ' Meets in   the   Miners'   Union' Lodge* ,,  . 'J  Hail-First and Third Wednesdays.        , 4-  Mrs. Pyper, N.G.     --.Miss M. Mackenzie, Sec'y  FRATERN AL ORDER  ,. OFEAGLES  after the parliamentary recess is  ended, according to a high government official. ;  The great stumbling blocks in the  way,now^are the enforced absence of,  Sir Wilfrid Laurier at the corona'r  tion, and the fact that the Canadian  west will be under-represented in  parliament until there has been a redistribution of electoral divisions.  This can' not be made until the  census has been completed.   ,  The census figures will be ,available in October. If the opposition  then is still obstructing reciprocity  it is said a redistribution bill will be  given precedence (i over reciprocity/  and an election will follow. ���]  .t j  I' - s  I r       *��� t  . Phoenix Aerie No. 158  , y Meets in Union Halli, Friday Evenings,  plaiting brothers arev,always .welcome.  ;       Jomfr Ix)ve, W. P.  K _1T^ B. Oosgrove, W. Secy.  . <���    A-  K. of P. Lodge,  No: 28:   ptgg*{  -  ��..,K     J. E. Carter, K. of R. S.  S. Lundie, 0. C.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  i  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  \    Meets in Pythian Hall, Lower Town,  ; -   First and Third Thursdays.  Mrs. J. Bateman Mrs. A. D. McKenzie  M.E.C. K.R.S.  L  1  GRAYING  '.      *  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid ^Express and Baggage Transfer. _, Careful attention to alKorders.    ��� Phone A65  James G. McKeown  Corporation of the City of  Phoenix, B.C.  Scandinavian Assembly  '   '���    .   -   -���     ��� ���..  Preparations ,are*t being  made for  an Wsembly of Scandinavians,to be  held in, Phoenix on June 24. On  this, occasion, all members of the  Scandinavian Aid and Fellowship  Society from Kaslo; Kootenay and  Boundary districts will be represented. They will rent the Miners'  Union,hall and opera house, where  they will put on; a Swedish play.'  'Elaborate preparations are" ".being-  made to entertain the visitors.-/ .  For making quickly and perfectly, delicious hot biscuits,  hot breads, cake and pastry  there is  no  substitute  for  DnPRICE'S  r^ EE-'sBST *&L. Wkai%  Baking powder  Sixty Years the Standard  Made from pure Grape  Cream of Tartar  No Alum���No Lime Phosphates  "I am entirely opposed to the use of alum In  Baking Powders."*���Prof. Chandler, Columbia Univ.  Raad the Label  "Alum, sodium alum* basic aluminum solpnate,  sulphate of aluminum, aU mean the same thing ���  namely,, BURNT ALUM."���Kansas State Board of Health.  t r  Court of Revision  The first sitting of the Annual Court  of Revision for the revising, correcting  and hearing complaints against the  Assessment. Roll, as made by the assessor for the year 1911, will be held at  the City Hall, on June 12th, at 2 p.m.  All persons having, complaints must  give notice in writing to the Assessor  . at least ten days before the first sitting  of the Court.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., the 20th  day of April, 1911.  H. HARTLEY, Assessor.  m0  Kf-:,  PilOSO&Oll��! restores every nerve in the body  ...,��-MwyMWM** to Jtft proper tension; restores  vim and vitality. Premature decay and all sexual  weakness averted at once. FStospiuraol will  .naake Ton a new man. Price J8 a box. or two for  &&   Mailed to any address.  SSs�� SeotoeH Drag  ��0o,9 St. ��atftertaea, Onfc,  $ ^(^n^rt's^TrayelogUjBS and   %  Willard���rComing:., \     J{  > ^      ,  t ..' ,-*  At the, opera house on Monday  and Tuesday, May 15 and 16v-Jbhn',-<  son's Famous Travelog-ues, com.-  bined with Wilfard, the Man of,  Mystery-, will be the offering, and it  is safe to say that this will prove the  greatest and most popular priced  offering at the opera house this  season. - - Two and a half hours of  wholesome entertainment, instructive as well as amusing, and will be  appreciated by all theatre-goers.  In all the large cities, this attraction has proved a wonderful drawing card. In Denver, at the Auditorium, over 10,000 children attended the Travelogues alone. To offer  them Travelogues alone would be a  attraction, but when combined with  another attraction, it makes, what  is without doubt, the greatest and  best show at the- prices that has  been seen here. The sale of seats  opens on Saturday at the following  scale of prices, 25c, 50c. and 75c.  Complete change of -program both  nights. Manager McPherson guarantees this company as it comes  direct from the best houses of the  large American cities. Phoenix  people have a rare treat in store for  them on Monday and Tuesday  nights.  New works decided upon: Irrigating-, 1,100,000 acres by means of  3,500. miles of ditches at cost of  $8,500,000; Dominion Atlantic Railway purchased for Over one million  dollars;; spending over $7,000,000  in 1911 for car equipment, and over  $5,000,000 for terminal facilities in  Montreal.  1     i ��� "W  No Delay in. Construction  v��Preside*nt���Warreh, of'the Kettle  ValIfy,"railway; has assured-a depu-  tatioiifof  the   Penticton   Board   of  ��_ $y.  v, - -j-v.        . Aji   _ ,   -    '    Trade thatithere'will be no delav in  construction qf the road as .spon as  the firial location is definitely settled.  Great.difficulty has been experienced  in securing a good- trade east and  west of Penticton without incurring  prohibitively expensive construction^  work, and it-has been necessary to  run< fresh survey lines. President  Warren hopes, however, that the  difficulties will be surmounted and  active construction commenced within a couple of months.���Kelovvna  Courier.  FINEST GRADE OF CIGARS  IN   THE BOUNDARY  Billiard  AGENTS   FOR   THE   CELEBRATED  HAZELWOOD   ICE  CREAM  AND SOFT  DRINKS  Theatorium  New Films Twice-a-Week.     An  ideal  place  to spend your idle moments.      TRY  IT ! ! !  Fitted   up  with   the   Latest  Appliances.  Try an Electric Massage.  Barber Shop  mtaaamammmaammamBmammmmamumamnBmnm  Cosgrove &  SVIcAstocker, Props.  i . . . -  Books, Stationery, Leather Goods, China,  Burnt Wood Work, Mouth Organs, Violins,  Guitars, Mandolins, Small Wares.  ';vr;>1i!'.'-;."'Vv'v.i.,.-';.':  ^'���-;.?V  '.'. }'���' ,A,". ���  -'���'.'��� ���''  ;P'd!  %ix  }$'*0.}t-Px  h.'x^ .V.'1''..  x?:'x  !;Vfc  'xSii-xUx'. ,'/'-';��.  '������''!'���.'���'���':  >'  ��� j '  ���Jk  ,\ '���  IffiiBniimgH^  w ���w��  Local and General  J. G. Mills went to Spokane Tuesday.  Hannam's ,rnilk is .clean and wholesome:  For Rent���Small cottage. Inquire  at Cottage hotel. ': t        23tf  Fancy goods, souvenirs, baskets at  Almstrom's, Phone 42.  Fresh supply of hand-made Chocolates at Love's drug store.  W. S. Macy was in town Thursday  looking after his interests.  For Sale���General' household goods.  Enquire of Mrs. A. G. Howe.  Wall paper, like ladiesV fashions,-'  change. Almstrorn has the latest  style. .     '.,   '       -   . - -'      ��� ��� - /    ��.  "Cleanliness is next to Godliness."  Hannam's milk possesses this qualification. . ,       '���'������,;.  Harry McKay left Tuesday \ for. a  week's vacation oh the ranch at Danville, Wash.       '  ��� A. B. Hood, manager of the E. T.  bank at Grand Forks, was iri the,city  on Thursday., ,  Ask your neighbors about Phoenix:  Dairy cream. It whips without the  aid of a DeLaval.'  Anson A. .White. of Christena Lake  was in Phoenix this week - renewing  old acquaintances. r   ,'    '  E.'E. Campbell; mining engineer for  the. Gran by* company, lef t Wednesday  morning for Chesaw, "Wash.    .  Seeds! Seeds! Just arrived, a large  assortment of fresh vegetable and  flower seeds at Love's drug store.  Barney Cosgrove, who has been  superintending operations in their  logging ramps, returned Tuesday.  Rev. William Hibbert left Monday  for Vancouver to attend- the' annual  conference of the Methodist church.  AI Almstrorn left on the C.P.R.  Monday for Kamloops as representative f;or the  Phoenix  lodge, K.  of P.  There are no impurities in the milk  that  comes from the  Phoenix Dairy,  .consequently a separator is not needed.  George W. Wooster, treasurer and  one of the directors of the Granby  company paid Phoenix an official visit  Tuesday.  A. G. Lashapelle, who has been at  Christena Lake building a house boat  for O. B. Smith, returned to Phoenix  Tuesday. -  James Marshall and wife of the  Brooklyn hotel will leave about the  first of June on a trip to the coast,  visiting Portland, Seattle and. Vancouver. George Rumberger will have  charge of the Brooklyn during Mr.  Marshall's absence.  Jack McKennon and John Harris  came in from Grand Forks Tuesday,  where they have been for the past  three months engaged in draining  Hardy lake.   The lake is seven  miles  from Grand Forks, and the water will.  b& utilized in irrigating the Kettle  Valley ranches.      , ,.   .,). , t  Checkers, chess and crib boards at  Almstrom's.  '��� u '.. , V  Tomorrow (Sunday) the1 Methodist  choir will give a song service in the  church at .7:30. A good attendance is  requested.      .,;��.,.  Annie Pierce left Friday morning  for Vancouver wherg;' ^e wiH remain  for a short time, going.-from,there,to  San Francisco. '  Why not-buy more milk ? It is thet  cheapest commodity on the market.  Drink Hannam's milk. and avoid pay^  ing doctor bills,  / Two of the "sisters" from the Greenwood hospital were in the city during  the week soliciting funds for the supports that institution.  ;' William Jackson returned from  :Chesaw, .Wash., Saturday where he  has' been operating a diamond drill on  the Granby group of rclaims. '       ���  '  For Sale���10-foot gasoline launch  and half interest ', in * boathouse at  Christena Lake; cheap for u cash. W.  A.-Williams, Grand Forks. >     ��� <  Miss Huffman, the milliner of Grand  Forks, was in Phoenix Tuesday with  a-line of ladies' trimmed hats and she  reports a splendid business while here.  H. Hodgson, western -manager for  The McLean Publishing company,  Toronto, was in the city Friday in the  interest of the firm's various publications.  tr \      '��� ���. 1 7'"*'  "J. M. Doyle, division superintendent  of the Great Northern, came in from  Spokane Wednesday evening. Mr.  Doyle is making his usual' tour of inspection oyer his division. ' %      /  Mrs. M. Pyper .left Wednesday  morning for Stettler, Alberta," where  she will reside in the future.,. Mr.  Pyper will remain in .Phoenix for  "some time, joining his family later.'  There are no  babies.in  town-who,  make any extraordinary squacks for  our milk,   but when  they  get uT the  mothers   administer   that   pure milk  that eminates from the Phoenix "dairy.  .'   I  "Bob" Kerr, recently passenger, conductor out of Phoenix^on, the Great  Northern will resume his run again in  a few days. Bob has his choice of  either this or the southern end of the  division. At present he is located at  Edmonton.  The Phoenix "brass band gave a concert in both upper and lower+town on  SaMrday evening/; rhe'-'^ys^piay  well for the time they haye'. been  practicing, and all they need now is a  snare and base drum to complete the  harmony. <N    .  For Sale���At once, the Christena  Lake property of Mr. A. B. W. Hodges,  consisting of one acre of ground and  bungalo; property has 200 feet water  frontage. A bargain; terms reasonable. Apply to W. A. Williams,  Granby Smelter, Grand Forks, B. C.  We have just received a, full line of International  Preparations,   including   P p U 11 f8 y   F �� O CS���  Stock Food, Louse Kg��l@rr--just the thing  for this time of the year.  BE���Just in a fresh supply of PAROXIDE���  all sizes���2SOoS I  ISTER MAN  We want to talk to you about Fit-Reform Clothing.  1'   .' . * , -  Fit-Reform Garments  are made1 in the large tailoring establishment of E. A.  Small &; Co., of Montreal, who are, by long odds the  biggest and best tailors in the Dominion, and who  were the first in Canada to inaugurate the system of  selling hand-tailored clothing through  the merchant.  Fit-Reform Clothing:  is positively hand-tailored goods, and is made by  Union Labor���this is true of the ready-to-wear goods  as well as the made-to-order stuff. <?<No sweat shop  product can come into this store.'*  Fit-Reform Clothing:  is,sold by only one store in a town, at prices fixed by  the Manufacturers. We could make far more money  handling other brands, but we could not give you the  value, and it's you that counts in the long run.  Fit-Reform Clothing:  is sold exclusively by us*in Phoenix, and in fairness to.  yourself you should see the new. samples before placing your order for,a suit with anyone���call in andex-  . amine the . clothes���get our prices, and then decide'  where you will buy, and don't take our word for the  fit, just ask,anyone whom we have sold to. >/  t+ixa <NOW; MSTEN^Hiere is a little guarantee which goes]  with every suit we sell���Ready-to-Wear or Made-to-Order  -^and as far as we know you cannot get the same deal  elsewhere.  "If you should be dissatisfied at any time during one  Year after receiving: a Suit 'from us, with the Fit, Price or  soods, we will,cheerfully refund your money. SEEMS  FAIR ENOUGH, DOESN'T IT.  Morrin, Thompson & Co.  UJBK1  BUTTER IS LOWER  Hazelwood Creamery Butter,  35 cents per lb;   three  pounds for One Dollar.  Strictly Fresh Ranch Eggs, 35 cents per dozen;  Three Dozen for One Dollar.  Choice Breakfast Bacon, 25 cents per lb.  Sugar Cured Hams, 23 cents per lb.  Pure Leaf Lard, 31b. pail, 55c.  "        ���"     51b.    "    90c.  Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merchants  PHOENIX. Bi C.  FIDELITY BONDS, PLATE GLASS,  COMMISSIONER FOR TAKING  AFFIDAVITS.  FIRE, LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  PHOENIX,   B. C.  fi  $OT#.gs .t.UtJIV��lAW<��WIW.!   ir ���>��* m.J�� )fh vs.4j>>k  111 A^i>V   Vf"'  L  vl       I   <��  J       /^ t   .  f J IU 4 It  r  US'  It  I  -     ' 1  -1 I,  .J  t  ' / '  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  /   Boundary Mining Journal \  ���    "��� issued weekly  ' At Phoenix, British Columbia  'i .    <<     , .  f<   Subscription,. 2.00 per year,  .'*        2.50 to United States.  ;   Kay & Conway,, Publishers. \  European countries forbid the distribution of emigration propaganda.  In .Great Britain the C. P. R. is  ./[spending $250,000 outside the expenses of its London office to ad-,  vertise Canada.  . Although the C. P. R. is advertising thus widely to obtain settlers,-.  the , discrimination   which it is ,ex-  i, .i  *!  :!  Amplication for Liquor Licienoel (99 days) '. I $4.00  Certificate of Improvement notice <6l) days) $7.50'  Application to Purchase Land, notices (00 days)  r    , ; .��� t7.fio  Delinquent Co-Wner notioes (90 days) ... .910.00  Water notices (SO days):. 1..... v...... ���. v .$15.00  ; All other legal advertising; 'l2','oent8,,aVline.  ��taffle column,.for the first insertion; and 8  "��� cents a line for each subsequent insertion, non>  �� ��� * *  I'  If  I1  If  if  re  I I  "���I     '    1   \   I  to  1 ^ .*.  /���  ,i  ft  I  ;3?  iftl  If  ipareil measurement./  .1,"    -s .-.* l'i ,i ��� r.'i  *  ��.< (  Saturday^ May 13, 191L.  '-V  Canadian Pacific Lands.  J Of 3^000^000 ?acre^sJ' in ^its1 imga^  tion tifact in  Alberta,   th'e'.C. P. R.  ,    has now disposed of over 1,000,000.  acres, or all the land, on which it is  *t   & present prepared to deliver water.,  , When   the next block  of irrigated  -  land is  placed on <��� this '.market ;;the��  . price will  be not less than $dO per  s&re. f This compares with an aver^  Jlfre of $26.59 received^by the road  for the445,000 odd acres of irrigat-  V e$l land sold inv its/1910 fiscal year;:  \. Qh the. western ..section,' which -has  7bpen  disposed of,^ the^C.^R' RVex-  j&nded  a ;tbtal   of $5,6od,OOO.for  irrigation   in ^tbe   construction^  of  1600 miles of canals.        4     t.     " *  5 This'year an  additional[ $2,000,>  QOO will be spent in   what is known  ;as the eastern section,  comprising  ab'diit 1,100,000. acres/   The   irri-  gatton   of   this   second   block will  necessitate altogether the expenditure  of   $8,500,000, and  the   construction  of 3,500  miles of ditch,  "fhe whole Canadian' Pacific irrigation  project   which  is three  times  larger  than . the  next  largest  irri-  . gation project on this continent, involving the expenditure of $15,000,-  000 to $20,000,000, will-entail the  excavation   of   one-third  as much  earth as will be taken  out in building the entire Panama  canal.    The  work was started in 1904.  In this big development work in  the west which was undertaken by  the Canadian Pacific-primarily to  develop traffic, it is something of a  thorn in its side that other railroads cannot be prevented from invading this garden spot and reaping the benefit of its work. Already the Grand Trunk Pacific and  anadian Northern are running  lines down to tap this rich traffic  producing territory.:  In securing   its   population   for  these and other districts, the C. P.  k.  has   for  the  past   three years  rtfaintained a force of 1200 agents  Itt the United  States, to: advertise  ( Alberta, in which its  chief deveibr>  ��nent   program   is   centered.    Ciae  road has also carried on   advertising   campaigns in   Holland,   Belgium,  Great  Britain   and part   of  Denmark;      The    laws   of    other  ercising in choosing them is in no  way ��� better illustrated than ^ the  means taken to -attract the highest  class of yeomen in England, who,  already,'had homes and farms in  Britain. It .discovered that mere  advertising was'nt bringing the class  of English settlers it wished: and  last year' 'prepared for them in,  Canada," ;100 , "ready made-farms.?  To qualify for these farms, the applicants must be agriculturists, they  must be married and have a certain  amount of capital. , There .were  1058;' applicants,, fbr^the, ,100, farms  prepared last year. This year 300  additional ready-made-farms will be  prepared.,>>' ; ^ ���'���*w����?v,> ���'-. ,,/:   . v  , Ten years ago 85 ,per cent oif im-1  migrants coming to Canada spoke  English; now 70 per cent. If the,  same rate of increase keeps up the  percentage, will be reduced to 50  per cent.-,       .* .*: ���-,    ",,   / ,'   T������   SPECIALLY designed for you rig  men, and, men who  I, ��  stay  young. )\&  guarantee of  the  best to be; had in  11  quality and value,  With styles' always  in good taste, and  nothing     about.  them  that a man  will, tire  of. ; We  have   the   agency  for>the  ^ > j  Canada's revenue has nearly  doubled in 10 years and trebled in  25 years.  J   ,  taf       * tf..  >       I  \    i !���   I  -BUK CURES PILES  Read'What Th6se Who Have  Proved It Say.  for this section, and are prepared to discount the best you  nave eyer known in Clothing ready-to-wear.     Wre are style  * 1    J ' fl  specialists, and the  more a man  knows about good clothes  and   correct  dress  the   more pleased   he will be   with' the  ������������BaBHsMDMsBBHsiasBaasiHtjssiaMnsjiMiaaBHn  superb garments we have  to   offer.  ���Mr. Thomas Pearson, of Prince*  Albert. , Sask., , writes:-^-**! * must  thank you for the benefit I received  from 'Zam-Buk. ��� Last* .summer I  suffered greatly from piles. I started  to use Zam-Buk and found it' gave  me relief, so I continued it and after  using three or. four boxes I am  pleased to say that it has affected a  complete cure."  Mr. G. A.. Dufresne, of 183-185  St. Joseph Street, St. Roch, Quebec, P.Q., writes:���^"I,can highly  recommend Zam-Buk to everyone  who suffers from piles. I have also'  found it effective in curing a sore  thumb with which my little son was  suffering. The thumb had begun  to swell and fester and had lost the  nail. I persevered in the application  of Zam-Buk and the sore, is now entirely healed."  Not only for piles, but for inflamed sores, ulcers, eczema, ringworm, boils, eruptions, scalp sores,  itch, children's sore heads, old  wounds, etc., Zam-Buk is without  equal as a healer, and also for cuts,  burns, stiffness and wherever and  whenever a hand balm is called for.  All druggists and stores at 50c. box.  Zam-Buk Soap will be found as  superior amongst medicinal and  toilet, soaps as the balm is amongst  salves. Mothers should use it for  baby's bath. 25c. tablet, all druggists and stores, or post free from  Zam-Buk Co., Toronto.  'i  N. J. Carson w wV.  Lower Town   -   Phoenix, B.C.  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.  B&r Stocked with Choicest Liquors and Olgar&  CENTRALLY LOCATED ON CORNER  BRBDQE   AND   KNOB   HILL  AVENUE  Steam Heated, EBectrie  Telephone 48 and 2��  f  The building formerly occupied as the Stem winder Hotel is for sale.  It is the best location in the city for any business, and the building now  rents for $40 per month on a 3-years' lease. As I intend leaving town,  will sell at a bargain.    Easy terms to right man.    Apply to  DOMINION HOTEL,  9      PHOENIX. B. C.  "THE PHOENIX PIONEER" for your  next job of Printing.     A Trial order  prove that we can please you. *��  ���,'.'������'������'* '���,���.:./ ������}'[ ?V\'-VV('\'l'('</;'^.-;{p.jVX'ti|  SEALED TENDERS addressed to  the undersigned, and endorsed Tender  for Public Building, Grand, Forks, B.  C, will be received at this office,until  4 p.m., on, Monday,, May 29, 1911,.for  the construction of-a.Public Building  at Grand, Forks, B.C.^     -.,-7  Plans, specification and form of��� contract can be seen and forms of v ,tender  obtained at the office of Mi-. Wm."  Henderson, resident architect, Victoria, B.C., afc -the post office, Grand  Forks, and at this Department. ���  Persons tendering are' notified that  tenders will not be considered unless  -made oil the printed, forms supplied,  and signed with their actual signature^, ^stating- their occupations and  places "of residence. ,In, .the case of  firms, the actual signature,'the nature  of .the occupation,. and,place���of residence of each' member of the firm  .must be given. t  Each tender must "be accompanied'  "Lby-an a6cepted cheque onva" chartered  bank,' payable to the order of the'Hoh-  , ourable the Minister of Public Works,  - equal to  ten per cent (lOp.c.) of the.  amount ,of the. tender, which will be  forfeited if, the person tendering decline to  enter into '-a*- contract when  called upon  to do .so," or fail to complete the'work contracted for.    Tf the  tender.be not accepted the* cheque will  be returned.  ,t ,      ,.   ..';;,' ^ ..'  ���    The Department does not bind itself'  ,to accept the lowest or any tender.  ; By order,   >   ',!>,���..,�����*;  :.^   /  ,\ ^ :r. c. desrochers,/ ;; ���  ; .-  *'   '      .,..{\S ,      '     Secretary:-  ^Department of Public, Works,-:   ,  :       Ottawa, April 25,'1911r;  I - Newspaperswill not be paid for this  .advertisement if they insert it without  (.'authority from the "Department.  ��K*��  NOTICE  '���   PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby4 given  that,   under the authority, contained  an  section 131  of   the  ".Land, Act,"a  regulation  has  been  approved by the  ..Lieutenant-Governor in con noil,"fixing  jbhe minimum sale  prices of first and  Second-class lands at $10 and $5 per  -acre respectively. *     " ���*"      .  This regulation further provides that  the prices fixed therein shall apply to  all lands with respect to which the application to purchase is given favorable consideration after this date, notwithstanding the date of such application or any delay that may hij,ve oc  curred in the. consideration of the  same.  ��� Further notice is hereby given that  all persons who have pending applications to purchase lands under the provisions of section 34 or 36 of the "Land  Act" aud who are not willing to  com-  Klete such purchases under the prices  xed by the aforesaid regulation shall  be at liberty to withdraw such applications and receive refund of the  moneys deposited on account of such  applications.  WILLIAM R. ROSS,  Minister of Lands.  Department of Lands,  Victoria, B. C. April 3rd, 1911.    .  Lumber aiid Wood  When   in   need  of. LUMBER,  ; LATH,   SHINGLES,   CORD-  WOOD   or   SLABWOOD     I  '���:':���:     can   fill   your   order promptly.  C. A. ROSS        Ph��neA44  AS. HOOD  Fire, Life and Accident In-  1; surance.       General Agents.  Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.  Another Scalp for Phoenix Nine  ! An aggregation of baseball players  and fans drove, down to . D'anville,  Sunday, where they met Danville's  baseball team. The game started at  1 o'clock, and Phoenix bovs went to  the  bat  and   showed   the   Danville  #  sports    how    baseball    should    be  played,   completely   snowing   them,  under   in the    first half,   they having,   to    replace    slab-artist"   Ifaley1  in   the   sixth   innings   by    a   lanky,  youth", who  unwound  bandages bflf,  his arm that would makethe famous  Rusi sit up'and take   notice, but he  too   fell   beneath   trie'accuracy   of  Phoenix invincibles, the'score- being  10 to 13 in favor of the  home"team  at the finish.    Joe. Strutzel  .pitched  for   Phoenix,   and   proved   that   he'  could   come   back,   pitching   a star  game.     Nobody,  loves' a   fat'man,  but Mitchell won the" admiration of  the-spectators  in  the  way  he  held,  down first base ; - second   baseman,  McAstocker,   made ��� some   brilliant  plays, the bases, being,full, took, his  aeroplane and "caught a fly";   third  sacker, Hamilton, covered his garden  like a   veteran;   short 'stop^Biner,"  an artist at stealing   bases, peggec!  them    over    to ' first  base   like  an  old timer; McKenna caught  everything in sight;   McQueen, left field,  did some of Ty Cobb's stunts; Blair,  centre    field,   cut   a    wide    swath;  Curley, right field, performed  some-  spectacular stunts," but his long-suit  is batting, when he .waddled   up to  the~plate"and   swatted"'the ball' for  a   two-bagger, putting-"the- famous  Larry    Lajoy'   to     shame.       Page  Boyles, our genial diamond drill ex--  .t2 Enduriiigi i\t<i;::;-:M:,,.  M-: beca u'sev-:all'".���;7^.'.;'���  /.'.: P e ii - Angle '"^-l;^  ^ unshrinkable.    '.'*;;  Exceptional  value becatrse\\'.-'4  it does wear    ^  am a zingly.  Real   comfort,        *  because   so  knit   that   the  shape   stays  in, it.    These  reasons should make you  request the   brand   and  look   for   the   trademark.  Have  you tried  Penman's  No. 95 ���?.   For the children  as   well   as  grown   ups.  We  ^UNSHRINKABLE-*.1  rr&de  Mar Ac  Underwear & Hosiery  - , ' ' r    ? ,  Hotel ;: Brooklyn'  The Only First^Ciass and Up-To-Date  Hotel in .Phoenix.     New-from  cellar  to.roof. <   Best.,Sample  Rooms in the'���'  Boundary,   Opposite    Great   Northern  Depot;     ;*.���   v* i; '-Modern, Bathrooms.  STEAM HEATED^      ELECTRIC LIGHTED  Sf<K  pert, manager for the Phoenix team,  informed the ladies while the gfame  was in progress, that he had several  more ball players in Phoenix, such  as Ellis, whom he intended *'trying  out" next Sunday^-  JameS Marshall, Prop.  Phoenix, B.C.  New Publications.  The New Empire is the name of  a monthly publication that-- has  reached our exchange table. It is  devoted to the* interests" of the interior of British Columbia and is  published at Vernon and edited by  S. A. Dancy of Merritt. It is gotten up' in magazine form, and its  24 pages is teeming with good  things from cover to cover.  Ph��en ix Cartage Co.  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.  First-Class Wood  We also have a supply of first-class Cordwood,, short  or long, and can deliver it on short notice. 'Phone  your order to .  A reliable French regulator; never fails. These  pills are exceedingly powerful ia regulating the  generative portion of the female system. Refuse  all cheap imitations. "Or. de Van's are sold at  85 a box, or three for $10. Mailed to any address.  Tla�� ScobeM Drug Co.. 8t�� C&tfc&rises, Onto  The Steamboat Nugget, a weekly  paper, which has been ^published in  Vancouver, but which has been removed to Hope, in the Steamboat  mountains, is the latest publication  courting journalistic favors. Tr)e'  Nugget presents a neat appearance  and its editor, do tloubt, will be  able to clean up a handsome state  in-the. new-land-of gold.-  D. L, McEIroy PH3��*E Phoenix, B. C.  Services in English Church  Owing to some misunderstanding  there were no services in the English church last Sunday. Archdeacon Beer will be in Phoenix Sunday, and will hold service in the  evening. He will be pleased to see  a good turnout of the members.  Just received, a larg-e shipment of the latest designed  collapsible   Gq-Carts���  PklCE FROM "EIGHT-DOLLARS" UP.  4500 Feet of Mouldings  We are now ready to supply all demands in the line of PICTURE  FRAMING, having a fresh stock of 4500 feet of Artistic Mouldings to choose  from, also   Room   Moulding, at the  right  price.  ' A  \  V  m  i,*";V>J:  isfe  >r- Ft  tvmj-.ii.aMK. 3.. aw.4 ��Kti ii-4*.v n-   *ii*��-   uu.u��ro^)3!BS2!2S.'. ^  Vi  Vancouver's   population   is  estimated at 125,000.  Canada has 735  legislators, fed-  era! and provincial. ,      ,'     ,  Western Canada received 150,000  ne^r people last year. t  ! Montreal's population is 450,000,  Canada's largest city. / .,        ,. r'  British Columbia  mined two million tons of coal last year, i  On   May   3rd   3500, passengers  sailed from Scotland for Canada.  Toronto has 254 churches,' 110  hotels, 7, theatres  and 9 hospitals.  �� British Columbia has over eight  million acres of lands open to pre-  emtion.  <   * i  The C.P.R. employs 75,000 men.  It is the largest .railway system in  the, world; '        /  Canada has received $250,000,000  of^ U.( S. capital ;in establishing  branch factories.   ', v>  Canada in 191(C) 'bought; $30��� in  products from the U. S. per head  and sold $15.  ' J*.  ���"sV  i//, *<  * i'  j Canada gave "away during, 1909-  10 land equal to the area of the  state of, Illinois. '"'  *^    ?' ���  ���",   -y.'  ft      -'  IF  I:*-     x  V       J  !_ -1      '    li       V  Canada has the/ largest, and best  national. park" in] the' world���5732  miles in extent.  ;t;^ ��"���'������;' '"^V*-  Canada has 1,000,000 'church  members. Protestants 59 per cent;  Catholics'41 per cent.  Game Laws -:.'  , A circular in reference to.correc-  tioris in the game laws has been issued by the Provincial secretary.  Following are some1 of the more important details.  General license (to include all  game and fish) good from January  1st to December 31st. of years of  issue $100.  Spring Bear hunting license, good  from January 1st to July 14th of  years of issue, $25.^ <v   ,,;  Angler's licence, good fori twelve  months from,date of issue, $5. ���  Bird license, good for season, $50.  Bird license, good for one  week,  The Kings Hotel  UNDER  NEW MANAGEMENT  , The undersigned begs to announce that he has purchased the  business and goodwill of the King's Hotel from Messrs. Shea  and Williams and hopes" by careful attention to business and  courteous  consideration of patrons to  receive a continuance of  ;'the jgenerous patronage which the King's has enjoved in the past.  The  largest   wheat  field   in the j only to be issued to British subjects  world is in Canada.    It is 900 miles f by the Provincial game warden, $5.  m  ,' *'i'''y  IwV.'.  'VSr;c.  ,fea  , long and 300 miles wide.  Canada gave the C. P. R. $62,-  000,000 in cash and construction  and 25,000,000 acres of land.  ,The largest grain elevator in the  world is at Port -Arthur, with a capacity of 7,000,0CI0 bus:hels of grain.  *  'Western    Canada    has   200,000  ' homesteads   open   for   the  settler,  and   16,000  miles  of new railway  will open up other areas.  British    'Columbia's      estimated  population for 1910 is  347,000, viz:  280,000   whites;   29,000    Indians;  17,000   Chinese?   16,000 Japanese  and 5000 Hindoos.  Saskatchewan will soon be producing more wheat than any state  in the Union, and in less than a decade will produce more wheat than  all the U. S. combined.  Canada is 44 years old, dating  from Confederation; 152 years old,  dating from British conquest of  1759, and 376 years old, dating  from Carrier's first visit of 1535.  : All other game license forms are  how obsolete and must not be is-  sued.  V  Business  Announcement  The undersigned begs to announce  that he will open a  Tinsmith   and   Plumbing:  Business  in the shop formerly occupied by J.  H. Matthews, and is prepared to  execute all orders promptly.  alph E�� Pope  'PHONE 10.    -  ���M  is interested &nd should know  about the wonderful  ESAtVEL WMrUng Spray  The new Vaginal Syringe.   Best  ������Most convenient.  It cleanses  instantly.,    Ask your  ) druggist; ftw *"  \::ni!^M^%?Oy^My^'x^x0x^-^^ cannot supply tho  li^#>'^Sicyi::/^^ no othnr.  *>"v:��&&i0i-v$i&^ It gives fiiU partic.  '&ty*:li!ylZ*.$&&t^ inraluaUo to ladles.  lliSi;il^i^Ifl.ilraosoa supply co.,  First-class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $5.00 per cord  Pine Wood,  $4.50 per cord.  Pine Wood,  double cut,   per  cord, $6.00.  WOOD  DELIVERED  ON   SHORT  NOTICE.  \  'Phone BS2  Windsor. Ont.  General Agents for Canada?  IF. M. Harrison - -; - - Proprietor  original  jefferson  SHOE  We have just received a shipment of the  high-grade "Original Jefferson Shoe,"  which cannot be excelled for workmanship and durability. Call early as these  shoes are selling rapidly.  Also a full line of  CLOTHING AND FURNISHINGS  In fact, Everything a Man Wears.  THO&V9AS BROWN, Clothier  SEPARATED CREAM IS   '���'���"'��� ���������"���"��� '"���  in mil i iiiii  ii | i  A POSITIVE GUARANTEE  PUV& Cream���All our cream is separated with the  DE LAVAL SEPARATOR while the milk is fresh from  the cows.  Separated Cream���Keeps longer, and all the  impurities are removed by the operation.  vrvT^&jSfai  :'��ff$xW^iMh  i  S3-  H  k  \':'���������'.  [���.t;ci  iiuAm<mi^mm.vB9imt!sim/veaexakmmmfnitjl!BamKa^i'fisam^^  -.,mi.iJm1MiiMW)ii��im,��~*ti��w~��wn��imi>ii<<i. i^u mil ii iiriiiiir ���|li7iiTntrTTni'iiiiii|in>i��l"l'|i'll'l(l"1" t  I'aWMHiajHIffll  n'mmMmamiM^maMmsBasimimimmsmmimiuitmsaBam Invested Now in  of Stock in the  Mining &   Milling  Company  WILL MAKE  Below is given reports made on the adjoining property to the north, and eno can see what people thought of the  ledge of the REPUBLIC-MOTHER LODE twelve years ago.     ''* - '  H.  Li  PERCY,  ESQ., ���   ��� .    ^ - '���".''.-'      Republic, Wash., June 6th, 1899.  Republic,   Wash/ ,      -; -.' ,    v ,   L.    .��      ���   . �����  Dear Sir:���-As per your request, I have examined the Liederkranz; Toronto Fraction and Hillside mineral claims. I  find them situated, about 1800 feet south-westerly from the Mountain Lion, and the north fork of Granite Creek passes through the  claims. There is a strong ledge cropping at intervals the entire length of the Liederkranz, crops again on the Toronto Fraction,  and is indicated on the'Hillside. It is a contact vein between the porphyry and the granite, and the cuts show the ledge.to be from,  20 to 80 feet wide. 1 consider this the strongest vein I have seen in Republic camp. I traced the ledge to where it was covered with  surface wash, and its general trend points directly to the Mountain Lion. .1 sampled the dump where a cross-cut had/been made,  and it assayed $4.55 per ton.in gqld._. The same cross-cut shows 18 feet of quartz, and the whale face of the cross-cut is in quartz  yet. I consider this the best undeveloped property in Republic camp. T^hese properties are admirably adapted for mining purposes,  there being plenty of water and timber on the ground. Yours,  -      ' ' -  V/ (Sighed)    JAMES P. HARVEY.  H. L. PERCY, ESQ.,,      * ; ^  Republic Wash. Republic, Wash., June 13th, 1899.  Dear Sir:���In accordance with your instructions, I have examined the property of the Hillside Consolidated Mining Company," and beg, to submit the accompanying plat and report.  The property consists of three claims, the Liederkranz, Toronto Fraction and Hillside, adjoining each other as shown on  the plat/ This plat is made from actual surveys, and shows boundaries,'location of work done, and definition'of lode determined accurately in the field.    .'. .; ;        . . * ;        ''���..,   '*     ' '?        ;      ,  The location pqsts?.are,shown on the plat by small red circles.    In setting new posts,they have" in each case been drawn in  from the locatibn posts so that the claims as now staked, lie wholly.5wifhuV the^Ori'ginal" location'posts.     I  found the ground, entirely,  free from conflict with" any prior location, with the possible exception of a small portion of the north-east'corner of the Hillside.  LOCATION   OF   PROPERTIES  These claims are situated in the Eureka Mining District, Ferry County, Washington, and lie about three miles north-west of  of the town of Republic, also about 18.00 feet south-west of the Mountain Lion, now widely celebrated  as a producing mine.     The  vein outcrops at various points on the three claims, and can be readily traced 3,000 feet farther to the south of the Liederkranz.  It has a slight dip to the east and where cross-cut, it has shown a width of 50 to 100 feet between walls.  FORMATION  The country rock lying west of the ledge is granite, while on the east it is porphyry.  TOPOGRAPHY  The claims lie along the east slope of a very steep hill, and the configuration of the ground is such that a depth of 100 feet  may be obtained with a tunnel 275 feet long. This contrasted with the shaft method of development, to which most of the claims  here are forced, presents a great and obvious advantage. The vein is cut transversely by several gulches at a depth from 35 to 50  feet, offering an opportunity to drift at once, should it be deemed wise to push development in this manner, while the 275 foot working tunnel is being run.  TRANSPORTATION  A good wagon road runs within half a mile of the claims, and can be extended to the properties at a nominal cost.  A moderately good supply of timber for. mining and domestic purposes is available on the ground. Granite Creek runs  through the property as shown on the plat, and shows an ample supply of water for steam purposes.  The Miners' Union scale of wages in tbis camp is $3.50per day, while common laborers" receive 50c. less. No difficulty is  apprehended as to the lack of either miners or workmen.  SUMMARY  The vein is of extraordinary width;  it is traceable for a mile and over, on the surface;   the formation shows it to be a contact  vein, which is opened at the depth mentioned above by thetransverse gulches.     There is  no question in my mind of the permanency  and value of this vein. ' . ...  lam of the opinion that the vein on these properties is a continuation of the Mountain Lion vein ;   I base this opinion on  similarity of quartz in the two properties, and the fact that the Mountain Lion vein is distorted to the west near the  south side line.  An examination of an intervening property shows this opinion  to   be  a rational  deduction  from the facts  there presented,  namely, similarity of quartz and strike of vein.     The claims are accessable, the vein can be cut at a good depth by a tunnel 275 feet  long, abase of supplies exists ini the. immediateneighborhood, labor is abundant  at  a  reasonable rate, and water and fuel for steam,  mining and domestic purposes are immediately available. Respectfully submitted, (Signed)        O. B. SMITH, Jr., M.E.  There are several details on which the above reports are not correct at present. For instance, the railroad now  runs along the side of the property, and also the ledge lies in porphyry, the granite contact spoken of is a little further to  the west.   This has been proven by development done since the above reports were written.  FOR  FULL INFORMATION AND  PRICE OF SHARES ADDRESS  m  s  'XSQQemnQO&SGpQ&XXnW  wrfSmaJlJii mwc.-jw  lttT��  m  ���      ��� in ���       .ii ������<�� wis��s������_��������������� ���neiitr��ii�� i_...T^��i^win ������iiitf^iMM**ii-i��'t"ra.Pf'TlE.giCL    _���  MKBIPDWHWiifltr  Mi  sa^srisyrii,  iMA3��b,T}ft  r'w^ri.i-*-i.7..i! %  n  H  rf  J*-  '���'I  La  sW?  4  l**K'  1  Would Rather Invest in Canada  W. Leonard Palmer of the Financial News, London, England, lis  spending a few. days /in .Montreal,  before going to Ottawa and to the  Pacific coast, investigating financial  conditions'for his publication.  ���' Mr. Palmer says there is a general desire in Britain to .. transfer  ' holdings from the United States to  Canada, and gives' it .as his'' belief  that Canada is on the. eve of the  greatest financial and commercial  development ever "-seen on this continent.  He said that no less than $2,100,r  000,000 of British capital is^ihvested  in the Dominion at the present  moment. f '  - He will visit  Toronto   and inter  view leading financial men there. - ,  '   Nimo Comedy Company  ��On Monday and   Tuesday, nights  at'-the opera   house, the   attraction,  will be the Nibo Comedy Company;  presenting'   Martin    E.,   Johnson's  Famous South  Sea  Island Travel-  ogues, tqgether-with Willard, "The  Man of Mystery.'V' "This entertainment, lasting1 two*and a half/hours,,  will positively   be ' the   best popular  priced1 offering" this ' city   has, ever  had.    The sale of seats opens   Sat-  urday,   at   the ' following �� scale '- of  prices: '"25c.,   50. ; and ' 75c'..   Complete' change of program each evening.    The whole town  will be talk-  ing   about   Willard   next   Tuesday.  Get your seats reserved in "advance.  Guess It's  Up, to.jMe  arid Jim Hill  to ;Pacify that Country.  Land Settlement.  Assuming the population of British Columbia to be 400,000, it does  Co*��**"M ��<-�� -*-�����  You Are  day by day if you fail to investigate the merits of our  Beer.  r  properly brewed and of proper  age is the only kind to buy.  It costs more to produce a  pure palatable beer than a  Beer of inferior quality. We  do it though, and don't charge  extra for it. For AI BEER  best quality, ours takes the  lead.  PHONE 23  PHOEMIX BREWING CO.,  LTD.  not-take much , careful calculation  to come to the conclusion that British, Columbia is, a':,co'untryTof' cities}  ' and that agriculturally we lack development. - Those.-unfamiliar with  conditions, might at once assume  that the agricultural- land in this  province was a very limited quanity,  but, as. newspaper reports ,telli us  from time to time of .areas amount-  ing , to ^ hundreds of. * thousands ,of  acres passing from; one speculator  to another, it is . easy to see . that  British Columbia is really a country  of immense agricultural wealth.  These   lands   need   development.  The    mere   change   of   speculative  ownership   will   never   make     the  country rich.     If the   cities   are   to  grow they need the backing of  the  country, and if  the   provincial government is   to do its duty it   should  make   an   active   effort   to  develop  these lands.     Several   states of the  Union have made a complete physical   survey   of   their     agricultural  areas.     They   have   measured    the  land,   studied   all the   properties of  the  soil;   they know  what  it   will  produce.     British   Columbia   needs  this more than any other part of the  American  continent.     Given   a sufficient   amount of  definite information regarding   actual conditions in  this   province,   settlers   will   come.  Recent   reports   from    the    prairie  state that the incoming settlers this  year will double in number those of  l^st year.     These men are going on  the land���they are becoming actual  producers.       Of   how    many   who  come   into  the   province of  British  Columbia can this   be  said?    From  the standpoint of  British Columbia  this is a much more important question than reciprocity.     Why should  it not receive  immediate attention?  SPECIAL   ENGAGEMENT  PHOENIX OPERA HOUSE        Two Nights  MONDAY AMD TUESDAY  May,  Fifteenth-Sixteenth  The Nibo Comedy Compariy  -WITH-  .L# .Lr jtL JK.  The Greatest Living  "Man of Mystery,"  Combined  MARTS N  E.  JOHNSON  FAMOUS SOUTH  SEA ISLAND  TRAVELOGUES  ASSISTED BY OSA JOHNSON ��� Native Songs in  Costu  Two and One-Half Hours of Entertainment  "Williard is indeed a wonder."���Post.  "Johnson's Travelogues are in themselves the most marvelous and inter  seen in the city, and well worth while.    He should All the theater at  mance.-News.       gEATS ON gALE AT T0M BR0WN'S.  SPECIAL. PRICES FOR THIS  ENGAGEMENT ONLY  25C.j  H��C,  SlVtuda  TSCo programme each  A Two-Dollar Show at Popular Prices.  Greatest and Best Attraction of its kin  TH  PHOENIX DAIRY  W. A. McKAY & SONS, Props.  Also milk that is above the standard in butter fat is what  you want. Our milk is aerated and has all the neutrition  as well as health-giving qualifications.  |H,  f  m >���  ha  w  m  T  ���WO ��� ������'��������ts��,;"Ti

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