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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal May 18, 1912

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Array JVS  -��3(*-'  pf.  w  fry,:    Til.  a ����^W��^KarfflBi������m<����������aK��B����OB  The largest copper mines in  tho Dominion are situated  at Phoenix. The Granby  Co. employs 500 men, and  has a monthly pay- roll of  over ,$50,000, while the Rawhide pay roll is $25,000.  Devoted to the Interests ofthe Boundary Mining District  -1  j$W* *****  3��^5  Phoenix . Pioneer' ^  publi^oty im^he^highest^  mnnicipality^'in   Cwr/ifla��� '  jll&ude, 4,800 ft.   The city  (f?tt��nuIation of l��0Q,y.  *^o&elJl5A , &&*$��&  hotels, opeifiFfieTiyeysfcTibols  THIRTEENTH YEAR  PHOENIX, B.C.,  SATURDAY,  MAY 18,   1912  Number 44  PROGRESS ON ARG0 .  COMPANY'S TUNNEL  Tunnel Now in 665 Feet.���Depth  from Surface 360 Feet���Ran  into Copper-Gold Ore.  O. Lofstad, president of the Argo  Mining and Tunnel company, was a  visitQr in Phoenix during the week  and furnished  a Pioneer representative with a few interesting  facts as  to the work so far accomplished on  the five claims comprising the company's holdings, which are situated  practically on  the N.E. outskirts of  Greenwood...-within  a   mile   of, the  ���J3. C.    Copper   company's,   smelter.  Operations were commenced in earnest about  two years ago, and during that time an immense amount of  exploratory and development work  has been done, about $15,000 being  expended in this important phase of  a mine's-development.      The length  ofthe   tunnel" so   far driven   is 665  feet from  the portal and   the depth  from   the surface   360   feet.      Considerable   prospecting   on   the   surface has also been done nnd several  shafts   ranging from  30  to 200 feet  have ..been   sunk  at various  points.  Galena   is the   product   sought  for,  but in the course  of drifting several-  bodies    of   low-grade   copper-gold  ore, an excellent flux, were encountered, one of them* measuring seven  feet.   According to the best authorities in the  district, all the work, including.the  scheme  of prospecting,  has been well thought out and carefully  planned, and   by   all   the laws  that govern metaliferous mining the  lead should now be within a reason-  sonable    striking   distance   of .the  point already" reached.,,"^   "' ,   _. . ,��  #'  Gets Big: Bear '" *;  Elmer Ness returned on Friday  from Christena, where he has been  for the past two weeks. The water  in the lake, is rather high at present  for fishing, so he turned his attention  Knights of Pythias "At Home"  ' On   Monday   the  local   lodge  of  Knights of Pythias held one of their  popular and enjoyable " At Homes "  in their comfortable lodgeroom, on  Dominion   avenue.      There   was  a  large   number of knights  and their  ladies   present, which   with  a small  number of invited guests taxed" the  capacity of the rooms.     A excellent  program   commenced the entertainment, consisting of vocal and instrumental     music   and   a    recitation,  concluding with an amusing reading  by Mrs.   A.   K.   Geddes, the author  of   which   has    not   yet been    dis-  coverd.    Aftei the conclusion of the  musical  program, the   carpets were  taken   up and   the   hall   cleared for  dancing which was kept going with  but a short interval for supper, until   dawn  the   following   day.     The  following    ladies     and    gentlemen  kindly  contributed to  the evening's  program:    Miss.   Phyllis     Pope,    a  song; Mrs.   J. A.   Miller, recitation;  Thos.   H.   Roberts,  song; Mr.   and  Mrs. Knight, duet;   Mrs.  GedJes, a  reading; Jos.- Butcher and  Charles  Knight, a duet.   ' F. C. Werner presided at the piano, his music for the  dances evoking no little praise from  all the dancers.  CABINET MINISTERS  INSPECT PROPERTIES  Attorney-General and Minister of  Education, Manitoba, Tours  Boundary District.  Boundary Ore Tonnages  Following are the returns of the  output of the mines-and smelters of  the Boundary district for the week  ending May 17, and year to date:  Granby * 25,305    437,554  Mother Lode    8,096    228,638  Rawhide    5,937^    70,032  Jack Pot      357 ..   10,426  OthersT        140* -     4,723  SMELTER TONNAGES  Granby ...:..  ... .24,130    507^402  W C "Copper Co.V-V 14,990'- 234,044  B. C. Copper Treatment  The   B. C.   Columbia    company's  smelter   treated   14,990 tons of ore  this week, as follows: Mother Lode,  6,463; Rawhide, 7,983; Wellington,  H. R. Caldwell, Minister of Education   in   the provincial cabinet  of  Manitoba, who was   in Phoenix recently examining the Golden Crown  property of which he is the principal  owner, in the course of a short talk  with  a  Pioneer representative, said  that the~"principal reason of his visit  to British Columbia, was  to be pre-  sent aL  the annual general  meeting  ofthe   Lucky Jim  ijinc Mines Ltd.,  which took  place  at  the beginning  ofthe month, at Kaslo.     Mr. Caldwell   expressed    himself   as    being  gieatly  pleased with   the   condition  of affairs  at   the Siocan   mjne,  but  had little   or   nothing   to   say in reference to the Golden Crown, which  at one  time   was  numbered   among  the   shipping  mines   of this  camp.  The    minister    jocularly   remarked  that everything of any value seemed  to have   been .carried away, "most  likely by people who required them."  Mr. Caldwell  stated  that cverthing  was now   in   readiness   for shipping  at   the   Lucky Jim,   and   they were  only awaiting the completion of the  three-mile spur which  is being built  by  the  C.P.R.      The distinguished  visitor   spoke   in  hopeful   terms   of  mining   in   British   Columbia   as   a  whole,   and emphasized  his unfiag-  coast points. The ladies evinced a  considerable interest in the town  and accompanied the gentlemen in  their visits to the mines. One of  them commented on the orderliness  of the town, which by the way  appeared to impress '^very favorably  every one ol the visitors.  SCANDINAVIANS WILL  HOLD BIG FESTIVAL  Dorkins-Roberts  In the   presence of a  few friends  ofthe  bridegroom,   the wedding of  Miss Ellen Dorkins, a recent arrival  from the old country, was celebrated  on Friday afternoon,   May  10th, at  the residence of J. J. Nixon, pastor  of  the   Phoenix   Methodist church.  In the  unavoidable absence of Miss  Mabel  McKeown, Mrs. J. J. Nixon  attended   on   the   bride,   while Jos.  Butcher, officiated Vas    best   man.  After   the  conclusion of the fateful  ceremony,   the company   adjourned  to   the   diningroom    of  the/ King's  hotel, where  a sumptuous wedding  repast' was   served,     enlivened   by  felicitous speeches trom the parson  and A.   F. Geddes.     Mr.  and  Mrs.  Roberts will  reside in  Phoenix and  have   taken   up   their   residence  on  Ironsides avenue.  Scandinavian  Aid   and Fellowship Society to Assemble at  Beautiful Christina.  f  :i  Granby's Blister Copper  Shipments of blister copper from  the Granby company's smelter at  Grand Forks for the pas,t week  amounted to 528,000 pounds, bringing the total shipped for the year  up to 8,338,500 pounds.  Preliminary  meetings  have been  held   within  the   last  few  days by  all   the   leading"Scandinavian   residents   of Phoenix,    Grand    Forks,  Greenwood, Cranbrook and Nelson,  for   the   purpose   of   otganizing   a  monster gathering   to take place at  Christina lake,  on  the 24th of June  next.      The celebration is under the  auspices   of   the   Scandinavian   Aid  and Fellowship  society, and  is   the  fifth  annual  gathering    in B. C.   of  that   benevolent   order.     It  is   proposed and confidently  expected that  the coming event, or Norse festival,  as it is called, will eclipse all others  that have   taken place,   not only in  B. C., but in the Dominion.  Among  many   of    the   interesting   features  proposed, will   be a  tableau depicting the funeral of a viking.   In ages  past it was the custom of the Norsemen to lay  the body' of a slain warrior   on   one   of  their  galleys,  and  to   the   accompaniment   of- warlike  songs and other ceremonies, set fire  to  the craft   and turn   it loose with  the tide.  i  .11  I  3  '?  ���i  ALIGHT  PALE BEER  Is Splendid for Family Use  That is the kind we have  for YOU,  Are You Run Down in Health?  Order a Case or two, and  see how rapidly you will  improve.  i  'PHONE  23  PHOENIX BREWING CO.,  LIMITED  !;'  The Grand Forks lodges of Oddfellows and K. P.'s propose holding  a   Dominion    Day    celebration    at  There are over 450 feet of tunneling   on   the   Lucky   Pair   claims  in ]  Whipsaw   camp,   Sinvilkameen, and!  it is believed that a another month's  continuous    work   will    strike' the  King EdwardLodge  No. 36, A.F. and A.M.  ilead.  to hunting, and  bagged a fine bear. 1178;  Emma,  . . .;  others, 366.  K  ��   4  Our Stock - Summer  Washable Goods  s;  41 ��* / I  ���i.     *-,  Is now complete;  come and get your pick  before the Assortment is broken too much.  In a beautiful line of  Patterns and Colors ���,  15c. per yard  Rangaof English Zephyrs  as never before shown in this town..  Prices      -      -        15c, 17^c, 25c-_yel.  ging faith in B.C. as a mining field,  by  venturing   a   prophecy  that   the j Christina lake  ttme\vas'not.'so  remote when many  ���operation. - " Questioned aV to his  'views" on* the* province in general,  he said- he was no stranger in the  country, but like other casual visitors, he was astonished at the rapid  settling up of our vacant lands.  He thought, however, that the value  of   land    in     the   province   was^ ex-l^- - ~- and smelter,  will   be   developed   on  ag-erated and predicted a sharp drop / cient tor an users  in prices  in the near future.      <�����Tqo   near^ ^ nt for new 6nancingr has   been   mad,      The   company  much   land    .���    B.C.    was    sold   to No B ^ ^ the deveJopment of the mine, conduct  speculators;   ,t   would   be   better   tCl^ZJd nnd Sockslnd  pHt   in   the   foundations   for   the   netv   plant.  Meanwhile it is earning'approximately $100,000 a month.     It is probable  that the entire new plant will be paid for out of operating profits  Regular communication afr,��\  eo p.m-   Second .  '<._! eacfo- month.  \ Emergent meetings a& cj  ,'>\     Hall, McHale B1oqK.,,-j  ZsL-tifl  KNJyrTllW -B^CA COPPER:  (Geo. \j. "Walker, in Boston- Commercial)  Granby directors have authorized  the   management  to   begin   work  immediately on the construction of a 2,000 ton   daily capacity smelter at  Hidden Creek.      The ore haul will be about a mile and the  distance from  the smelter site to the docks is a little   less.      Hydro-electric power, sufTi  stream I  ALL FAST COLOHS  {  *i  Washable Poplins, Reps  Beng  In all Shades,  20c, 35c. 60c. yd. |  f.  SPECIAL FOR CHILDREN'S DRESSES, 35 inches  wide, Linen Plaid, at   -   -   25c. per yard  3  JUST ARRIVED���  Beautiful Assortment of Embroidered  and  Fancy Silk Sunshades  more attention was given to placing  it in.the hands   ofthe bona fide settler."    Turning the conversation   to  affairs in   his home  province, it was  plainly to   be seen   that  our visitor  was a loyal Manitoban first and last.  "The   progress of  the  wheat province could be described iii no other  word  than  remarkable; persons revisiting  that province would be.astounded   at   the  enormous   strides  made within   the last few years; its  wealth   was   apparent on   all   sides  and   it   was   impossible  to   foretell  what even a few years would bring  forth.     The  transformation  around  Winnipeg was  difficult  to describe.  It had   to be   seen   to   be realized."  The people of Manitoba were greatly interested in the new government  project   of  a     railroad   to    Hudson  hay,   construction  of which   has already begun.     The line commences  at   the  Pass at  the crossing   of the  Saskatchewan   river,   and   will   terminate   either   at Port Churchill  or  Fort Nelson,   both   of which  are on  the shores   of Hudson  bay.  Touching lightly on the resurrected Manitoba  school   question, the   minister  said   that   some  slight   concessions  had been granted the Roman Catholic   church,    but   in   the   main    the  general    scheme      of    non-secular  schools    had    not    been    interfered  with.  Among those comprising the  party were Mrs. Caldwell, Hon. W.  Howden, Attorney-General for the  province of Manitoba, Mrs. Howden  and Mrs. Hamilton, wife of the  Mayor of Neepawa. N. J. Carson,  a personal friend of the visitors  and himself an old Manitoban, did  the honors for the town and conducted the party to the various  points of interest. Before returning home they intend making a tour I stock to sell higher  through the Okanagan district and | $1.50 a share for its stock annually.  I. O: O/Fr  Snowshoe Lodge  No. 46  Meets every Monday Evening at  Miners' Hall. Visiting- brethren cor-  dially invited.  Samuel Mcleod, .Noble, Grand.  T>an JPatcrson. Fia.^Secy.  jSl. L. ^TcKinzion, JRec.-Secy.  Daughters of Rebatca.li  PHoenix Lodg-e Mo. 17  erects in    tho   ^fillers'    Union ^Lodee ���  Hiill First and Thinl Wedhosday*.  .Mrs. Kossio Bush, Xoblo Grand.  Mrs. jEflie Ma.rs.hnU, Secretory.  Diamond drilling and development work have proved the Hidden  Creek ore bodies to be both larger and higher in grade ^^^  believed to be when the property was purchased. Over 12,000,000 ton,  of self-fluxing smelting ore, which will average over 2% copper and carry  30 cents a ton in gold, has been demonstrated.  It is figured that the company will make copper at Hidden Creek  cheaper than it does at Phoenix and Grand Forks. Mining costs will be  about the same; but there will be a saving of 23 cents a ton on ore transportation, and only half as much coke will be required to smelt a given  tonna-e of ore. The cost of transporting a ton ot bullion to the eastern  refineries will be 50 cents less than it is from Grand Forks.  The new plant, which will cost $1,700,000, will be completed within  18 mlilr: two y'ears. It is expected to turn out 30,000 000 poun s  of copper annually, giving Granby a total yearly production of 4o,000,000  to 50,000,000 pounds. .  General Manager Graves says Granby is now treating a larger tonnage of ore at Gnmd Forks, over 3,500 tons daily, at a lower cost per  ton. This ore yields about 1S>< pounds of copper and /oc. in gold and  silver per ton. He says the future outlook for Granby is brighter, and  'that its assets are worth more than at any previous tune ,n the company s  lmlTfigure that when Granby gets itself into, a   position   where  p,'oduce��451000,000 pounds of copper annually at a cost  IviH earn $18 a share yearly on a 16-ccnt   metal market, or *9 on lo-cent  copper. ^^^ British Columbia Copper Company  The British Columbia Copper company earned about $71,000 in March-  Profits were given out as $56,000 at the end of the month; but the appreciation of its copper in transit from British Columbia to the refinery  an advance of over a cent a pound in the price ol the metal made .t  ecessary to revise the figures as stated. Unless Bnt.sh Columbia Copper directors decide to purchase the Voight property at Princeton nnd  Pay for it out of earnings, the company will  soon   be in a position   to re-  sume dividends. (-.11 ���   ,  The Voight promises to make a bigger and more profitable mm  than any one that the company now owns. Some time ago 1 stated lha  ore had'been encountered in this property which carried 8/ copper and  SI 1 -old per ton. Further work leads the management to believe that a  veryW body of ore is being developed which will average about ^  copper and $3 to $8 a ton in gold. The ore zone in the: V o.ght property  is VS7 feet wide. There is a considerable tonnage ot silhcates and carbonate, of good grade on the surface, and the workings at a depth of JO  to 100 feet are in primary sulphides. This development opens up possibilities for the British Columbia Copper company  Current earnings must   be   at  FRATERNAL ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Meets in Union Hall. Friday Evenings.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  Quitman- Work, W. P.  T. B. Cosgkove, W. Secy.  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28  Phoenix,  B.C.  it   can  cents,   it  Meets Tuksday  Evening  at  7.30.  Sojourning    brothers   cordially   welcomed. ���  J. 15. Carter, K. of K. fc>.  II. M. Laisc:, C. C.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Meets in  Pythian  Hall,  Lower Town  First unit Third Thursdays!.  Mrs. May Almstrom  M.K.C.  Mrs. A. D. McKenzic  M.R.C.  BEST  ENTISTRY  Reasonable Prices  For the next. 30 days   r  will  give a  10 Per Cent Discount  on all  work  it' you bring this an-  nouneeiMvnt.  which s  the  lou'id   calibrate   of   neary  DR. L. S. EASTMAN,  HvANK,  WASH. THE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  MINISTER PRAISES  ZAM-BUK  Tells How It Cured  Wife's Bad Sore.  His  Provincial Items  3  FROM THE TROPICS  HE ALUS.  Rev. Henry J. Munton, of Black-  falds, Alta., writes: "My wife had a  very bad sore foot, which it seemed  impossible to get anything to heal.  The sore would heal to a certain point  and then fester apain, and so on. I  procured a box of 2am-BuK, and after  persevering with this herbal balm for  some time the sore was completely  healed.  " We were so grateful for this cure,  and Zam-Buk acted so differently to  any other of the numerous remedies  we had tried that 1 thought you ought  to know of this case. I nave since recommended Zam-Buk to several of my  parishioners, and it always gives satisfaction."  Another instance in which Zam-Buk  S roved of unequal value is told by Mr.  '. Li.  Gerry,  of Brandon, Man.    He  says:  " I had my left foot run over by  a wagon loaded with wheat.   The foot  was very badly crushed, and  my little  H.R.H. The Duke of Connaught. W. J. Kerr. J toe and the next toe were laid open.  ... .        , . ,.   , . ,   ,     .,    .   j I applied Zaui-Buk, and only  had to  Ihe ambitious project, having lor its.objccf the linking of the Man-1 )tljss work for two days.    Zam-Buk  time provinces and British Columbia with  an  automobile road, has now I J,1ettl��i. the wound so quickly that on  .      , r   ���.     .,       ,   ,T. ^   , r ^       I the third day I was able to put on my  received the  endorsement of  His   Royal   Highness, the  Duke  of Con-1 boot and walk to my work.   In a very  naught, a reply to the invitation   ofthe Canadian   Highway association I ��ho.H time iny toes were quite healed,  having been recently received.  Moved   by the same   high  public   spirit and   the   single   purpose of I  CANADIAN  EXCURSION  FARES  to principal points in Eastern Canada  and United States.  Tickets are for,First-Class passage,  and will be on sale MAY 2, 3, 4, 0, 10,  17, 18, 24, &) and certain days in JUNE  JULY, AUGUST and SEPTEMBER.  Final return limit October 31, 1912.  RETURN FARE. FROM   PHOENIX  '- AND KOOTENAY POINTS  I and the foot is now as sound as ever,  thanks to Zam-Buk."  Just as good for chronic sores, ulcers,  J piles, blood poison, bnrns, scalds, erup-  bnnging the roads of Canada up  to a standard   that will   be  a credit tojtions, eczema, and all skin injuries and  the nation, and   an example to the world  at large, His Royal Highness,   diseases.   50e. Iwx at all druggists and  ' *        _TrTT_ & . .. storesi or Zam-Buk Co. Toronto.    Try  the Duke of Connaught  and W. J. Kerr, hold  the two highest positions I Zam-Buk Soap, too. 25c. per tablet,  in the gift ofthe Canadian Highway association, that of patron and president respectively.  The Canadian highway will be an accomplished fact within the next  few years, and the outside world will then' know that in this broad  Dominion there is a road more than 3,000 miles long over which an  automobile can travel from coast to coast in safety and with comfort.  The country that offers the wealthy tourist the splendid roads that  Canada will have, the magnificent scenery and exceptional opportunities  ���of investment, will reap a large harvest from its visitors.  This association was formed in New Westminster,   B. C., last November, and it was at this meeting that W. J. Kerr, a wealthy resident of  the coast and the principal  mover in  the  convention that resulted in the  formation of the  association, was  elected  president.     Some  time  later  the Governor-General  of Canada, whose  activity in 'the  cause  of good  roads is well   known to   those interested in   this  work, was  approached  and requested   to permit his  name to  be used as that of patron, the following resolution  being forwarded  to him  after a meeting of the executive of the association: * >        '  Moved, by the president, W. J. Kerr; seconded by A. E. Todd,  vice-president; . ,  " His Royal Highness, the Duke of Connaught, Governor-General  of Canada, having in many ways shown his interest in good roads, and  more particularly by his, speech from 'jthe throne at the last formal opening of Parliament-, be it therefore  Winnipeg - ���  Toronto - -  Montreal - -  St. John, N.B.  '-      ��� J  '*-  '- i* -Resolved, that' ,"the secretary extend'to  His' Royal  Highness the ^*' ^aul  ,- ��^u���tbariks>"f; the'; officers of the Canadian1 Highway  association for..,lendtng  ^'v"l'"'"��his influ'enceto the cause of road improvement, 'arid further^ '   \'  -  ," * *"* '" That the secretary  respectfully^informs His Royal Highness that  it is the  earnest desire of the members of this association that he should  consent to become patron of the Canadian Highway association."  Chicago1 ,.-.;  New York -.  Boston  $60.oo  91.5o  105.oo  120.oo  60.00  72.50  108.50  IIO.00  The waters in the Fraser river are  rising radidly, but are still a few  inches less than this time last year.  The annual forestry convention  will be held at Victoria, this year in  September. The date will be fixed  later by Premier McBride.  Sue Chun, a Chinese-storekeeper  of Victoria, was recently found  guilty, and fined $10 and costs for  selling three packages of cigarettes  to a boy aged 13. - '  The new oil-burning turbine  steamer, Princess Patricia, ' easily  made 21 knots over the measured  mile. She will be used on the Van-  couver-Nanaimo run.  A new scheme is being tried at  Victoria, and from now on, pending  instructions, night lettergrams will  be exchanged between that city and  Prince Rupert by- wireless; the  charge is $1.25 for fifty words.  H.M.C.S. Rainbow returned to  Iisquimault, this . week, from her  gunlaying tests. Reports state that  the gunners on the Canadian warship have done remarkably well,  running up fine scores at all ranges.  A recent militia order contains  the formal announcement that the  official designation of British Columbia's two four-squadron regiments  will be: (1) 30th Regiment British  Columbia Horse, and (2) 31st Regiment British Columbia Hprse.  A writ for the bye-election- in  Kootenay, to fill the vacancy caused  by the appointment of A. S. Good-  eve, to the railway commission was  issued a few days ago. The writ is  returnable in July, but the dates of  nomination and polling are to be  fixed by the returning officer.  Chas. Mason, who was committed to sixty days' imprisonment  for fraud, and recently a prisoner in  Kamloops penetentiary, has been  handed over to the U.S. authorities  on a further charge of having murdered 'an entire family of five  persons in: Kansas. The prisoner  was ,   identified *��� by. the   "American  xeed Plant.   In Central America many natives are  gathering the seeds of this plant, Oedron  Seed,, a rare medicine that has valuable  onratlvo powers. But few drug stores  carry this seed, owing to the highoost  of the article.  This country is a large consumer ot  this costly seed because it enters into  tho famous catarrh remedy. Peruna,  ���aoldthei world ow����  The Englishman  The following poem,' written at  sea, while a passenger on tho S.S.  Olympic, is from the pen of the  famous American poetess, lilla  Wheeler Wilcox:  Born in tho Mesh, and bred In tho bono.  Some of us linrboi- Htill  A New World pride; nnd wo flaunt or bide.  Tho fepiril of Uunkur Hill.  Wo claim our place, a* a poparato race,  ���   Or a solf-croalcd clan.  Till there comes a day when wcllko to say,  "Wo aro kin of tho Kiiglh>hnian."  For under tho front that hooiiih so cold,  And tho voice that iH wont to storm,  Wo are certain to llnd a big broad mind  And a heart that is soft and warm.  And they carry thoir woes in a lordly way,  As only tho frroatsouls can;  And it makes us glad, when in truth wo bny,  " We are kin of tho Englishman."  He hlams his door in tho fuco of tho world,  If bo thinks tho world too bold;    ���  Ho will ovon curse, but ho opens his purse  To the poor, and tho sick and tho old.     ,  Ho is slow in (riving- to woman tho vote, ,  And slow to pick up hor fan;  But ho gives her room in an hour of doom  And dies liko an Englishman.  S.S. Olympic, April 20.  sheriff and waived extradition".  Nelson, B. C.  "The Strathcona park, given the  _ ,, .    . ,. ,        time,   the   money  and    the  brains,  Full   particulars   regarding  routes,      ..... ... ,        ,  limits, stopovers, etc., as well as  fares   will eclipse all the  national parks in  -rL     c i> , ,       r ,      ���   ���.   , to many other Eastern  Points can be   either the United   States or EuroDe.  .The following reply was received  a few days  ago  by P. W. 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Kay, Publisher.  Your Milk Supply  Should come from healthy and vigorous Stock,  handled in a CLEANLY AND-SANITARY  manner' Separated Cream insures purity and  quality The Dairy produces both  ADVERTISING SCALE  Application for Liquor Licenco (30 days) ..$5.00  Certificate of Improvement notice (GOdays)$7.#)  Application to Purcliofio Land notices (60 days)   :...$7.S0  Delinquent Co-owner notices (90 days) .. ..$10.00  Small Water Notices (30 days)  $7.60  ��� All other legal iidvcrtlHhitf, 12 cents a lino,  slng-lo column, for the first insertion; and 8  cents a line for each subsequent Insertion, nonpareil measurement.  Saturday, May 18, 1912  The Case Against the Hindu  "The Hindu  is a fellow subject,  but not a  fellow citizen," said  H.  H.  Stevens,   M. P.   for Vancouver,  in one of his vigorous speeches  in  matters,  the men employed in the'  Canadian mill, reside in Sumas, on  the American  side, coming over in  the morning and returning at night.  Canada therefore derives no benefit  from   the   men.      The   men   when  challenged by the custom authorities in their endeavor to stop them,  state that they are only coming over  for a day, and the officials are powerless to act.     Still another complication,   which  works a hardship on  the officials in endeavoring to prevent the men coming in, is the fact  that   Dr.   Chester,   the   Dominion  veterinary   surgeon,   has his   residence in   Sumas on the American  side.    This fact makes it  illogical  for the authorities  to stop a work-'  ingman  from working on the Canadian side and living on the American  side, when  a government official of  the  Dominion   can   reside  on    the  American  side and pursue his daily  duties in Canada.  THE  DAIRY      J. W. Hannam, Prop.  SPRING SUITS  For the man who wants the very best, in clothes, this is the  store. There are no finer clothes made. Tailored in the latest and  most stylish models to suit the tastes of business men and younir  men. We're showing unusual values and we.are certainly rnaki'n'"-'  a hit with those who know "what's what." This is headquarters  for ���".���'-���':���. ;   .-���������-..���������.    ^ -  cc  PROPER CLOTHES"  a brand which has won large favor all over Canada. We feature  them and lake a good deal of pleasure in showing them. We  know you can't look at them without wanting to buy, and vou  won't find any better clothing anywhere. Our business is growing at a rate that keeps us fairly, on the jump.     Must be a reason!  ThOS.  BrOWn       Men's Wear Exclusively  Cleanliness our Watchword  The product of the local dairies is good, but ours is the best.  Cleanliness is our watchword, and no germ can pass our sentries.  Our poultry department has increased its supply of egg's. Let us  accommodate you.   , PHONE  F 32  | The Phoenix Dairy w-*-M����2��XZi  The Central Hotel  NEAREST HOTEL TO FAMOUS GRANBY MINES  FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION  FOR   MINERS  Bar Stocked with the Finest Line of Wines, Liquors, Cigars  opposition to Hindu immigration  into British Columbia. "Heis entitled to the rights and privileges of  a subject of the empire, but is not  entitled to the rights and privileges  of a citizen of the empire. He has  a subject's rights in India and  should have them here. He does  not have the rights of a citizen in  his own country���he should not  have them here.  "I consider the men from India  as clever, as artful, and as smooth  a class as any with whom I have  ever had, to deal, and I consider  that the demands they are making  as to immigration into British Columbia and Canada, vital to the interests of this country. ���:  "The Hindus claim that they  wish to settle in the province of  British Columbia to develop its wild  lands. If they are serious why do  they not go as pioneers into the  hinterland of this country, where  there are vast areas of fertile, rich  and undeveloped land, full of resources.  "The    men     of   India   are   not  pioneers.     It is not in their blood to  go into  a wild   country and develop I being  it.     It takes  an Anglo-Saxon   to do  that. _ The  Hindus huddle together  about   big   cities   and   never   try to  open up new  land  and make it productive.    They  never  did one soli  tary thing  for humanity in the past  two   thousand   years, and   will   not  probably in the next two thousand.  "The Hindu will not assimilate  and thanks God for it.     The women  ENyiNGrLE  [D]  THAT is the name, and  below is tlie trademark,  ...-.-   you are to look for next  time you buy underwear.   fvtiH  Your size in any garment  with that trademark will  fit, perfectly, will outwear  ordinary underwear, will  not shrink. Yet you pay  nothing extra for this  extra value; and you get our  Guarantee of "money back  if you can fairly claim itn  Made at Paris in Canada,  by PENMANS Limited, ���'��,  j::>:;.  Angle  ^UNSHRINKABLE^  //'���aae   Afark  Criticism of Titanic Inquiry  The Liverpool Journal of Commerce in an able article on the  doubtful authority of a foreign government to hold a sworn inquiry into the loss or stranding of a British  ship, has the following to say in  reference to the matter :'���'..  /"There  can  he no question but  that  under ordinary circumstances  the   action   taken   by   the   senate  would   have   been   regarded   as   a  positive     breach    of   international  iisage, for the vessel  not only flew  the   British  flag,   but the accident  happened  on' the  high  seas,  facts  Which   should   certainly have influenced the authorities of the United  States in their determination to hold  a  sworn   investigation   before   the  witnesses   returned   home   to   this  country.     It  cannot but be known  on the  other side   of the water that  the board   of trade   of  this country  invariably    holds - an   inquiry   into  every   serious   case   ot  wreck  of a  British ship that takes place in any  part of the  world,   a regular court,  j presided over  by a  trained lawyer,  instituted,     and     nautical  assessors . of  experience being   appointed ' to   act  as   official   experts.  The-scope of these investigations is  practically   unlimited,   every   point  having   the   least   bearing  on    the  disaster being   fully gone into, and  the widest possible  discretion being  given   to the   counsel   representing-  the   various   interests,   both   as   re-  Stationery and Confectionery  Fancy Goods. Dolls and Toys, Books,  Magazines and Periodicals, Kodajcs,  Films and Supplies. Musical Instruments and Supplies.   School Sundries.  ?-.-  WALL PAPER AND DECORATIVE PICTURES-  GLASSWARE  AND   CHINA.  Cigars, Tobacco, Pipes and Smokers'Sundries.  SESSSS^r"4       AL. ALMSTROM  d. l. Mcelroy  SOLE AGENT FOR PRINCETON COAL  Dealer in Lumber, Shingles,. Lath  and Cedar Poles.     Stull Laggan.  A. O. JOHNSON  Proprietor  D. j. MATHESON   Insurance Agent  FIDELITY BONDS, PLATE GLASS,  COMMISSIONER FOR TAKING  AFFIDAVITS  FIRE, LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  PHOENIX,   B.C.  DRAYING  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.      Phone A65  James G. McKeown  WOOD  First-class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $5.00 per cord  Pine Wood,  $4.50 per cord.  Fir and Tamarac, double cut,  per cord, $6.50.  gards      the    examination    and    the  of Toronto  seem willing-  for nien'of|cross.exan,inatioii   of the witnesses  India   to    marry   the   daughters   of I      .<jf;   ;n   sp;te   of  this   our  ship  B.   C.   residents,   but  they   shudder I ownerSt   shipmasters,    officers   and  at the  thought of seeking husbands I engineers  are   faced with   the  addi  for their girls   among   men   of  that I t;onaj   possibility   of having to   en-  country. I counter  a   tribunal   composed of a  "They   claim  India is too  over-   number of politicians from the legis-  crowded.     It   has    141   persons   toljature   0f g   foreign   country,    into  the  square mile.     Poor little   Eng-1 which the   officers,   crew and pass-  land  has 558  persons  to  the  same  eng-ers are by chance carried, a new  area.  " The Sikhs are continually harping about what they did in the  Indian mutiny. If they had not  taken sides with the British army,  they would have been annihilated at  the hands of the Mohammedans,  who stood about 24 to 1 against  them. The debt of gratitude rests  more with the Sikhs than it does  with the British.  WOOD  DELIVERED   ON   SHORT  NOTICE. 'Phone B32  Gust Johnson  QUICKLY   STOPS  COUGHS.   CURES   COLDS.  KKAL8 THE TKBOAT AND LUNQ8. 25 CENTO  MONTREAL.  THE STANDARD is tho National  Weekly Newspaper of tin*. Dominion  of Canada, a .It Is national in all its  alms.  It uses the most expensive engravings, procuring the photographs from  all over tho world.  Its articles are carefully selected and  its editorial policy is thoroughly  Independent.  A subscription to The Standard  costs $2.00 per year to any address in  Canada or Great Britain.  TRY IT FOR 1912!  Montreal   Standard   Publishing   Co.,  Limited,  Publishers  Is Interested and should know  about the wonderful  MARVEL Whirling Spray  The new V��cinal Syringe,   lies'  ���Most convenient.   It cleanses  Instantly.       Ask your  I druggist forll__^  If he cannot supply th.  MARVKI. accept no other,  but send stamp for Illustrated  book��� sealed.  It (rives full particulars and directions invaluable to ladles.  WINDSOR SUPPLY CO., _^  Windsor, Ont. General Aaents fur CanadiT  Complications on Boundary Line  A coast contemporary says that  if the reports from Huntingdon are  correct in connection with the lumber industry, special legislation will  no doubt have to be passed by the  Dominion Parliament, which will  not only affect that district, but the  entire boundary section.  It is stated that on the American  side, near the boundary line, a mill  owned by the American Lumber  Co., is located. This mill saws up  logs into rough lumber. On the  Canadian side, a short distance  from the American mill, is located  the planing mill of the Electric  Lumber company. The rough lumber is hauled by team from the  American side, coming into Canada  as rough lumber free of duty, and  afterwards planed and made ready  for shipment by the Canadian mill.  As the aim of the Canadian government in placing a duty of 25 per  cent on finished lumber was to force  the American companies to establish mills on the Canadian side, it  would seem that there is a serious  hitch   somewhere.      To   complicate  terror will be added to the shipping  industry, and all our previous ideas  about the status of a ship on the  high seas will have to be recast. In  this case the situation is further  complicated by the fact that the  senate committee, at least through  the action of its chairman, have  from the first shown a bias and  a prejudice against the owners and  officers of the Titanic worthy only  of a howling, unthinking mob,  anxious to find a victim, with the  result that discredit has been thrown  on the whole proceedings, and any  real good likely to ensue from a fair  and complete investigation most  seriously hindered."  Blow to B. C. Coal Industry  Hon. Wm. R. Ross, provincial  Minister of Mines and Forests, was  in Ottawa, recently, interviewing  several cabinet ministers in regard  to British Columbia affairs. The  chief mission of Mr. Ross relates to  the new fire regulations which have  been promulgated by the Railway  Commission. His main objection is  to a regulation compelling all railways in B.C. to use oil after December, 1914. He fears that it will be  a serious blow to- the growing coal  industries of British Columbia.  MOVING MACHINERY OUR SPECIALTY  If Tired of Wood, try Princeton Coal'  Our Spring- Sale  opens with hundreds of dollars -worth  of new  CTi f DIMfn IDC     specially gathered for  rl/If fill I UKC) this occasion.  We  have been particularly successful in "securing" the desirable kinds of furniture such  as the majority of folks are buying-every day.  If you will call today we will be pleased  to  show you  our beautiful line of. new goods.  &  V'  W  "*"���  -*��������  . ,?%* :  $1  . iv  .. WX- ���  :..:-&���  .'���.���'���&.:-  '���p.V-.y.V-  ^S^;*  bi#$*$p  ������ttwi'ffls  irJ^liJ  ^'--xt-'fi?.  illijaj-?  <$"��???  yM  *;.c?..(^ft  ./f^'-Or*' l"  i-  i  ���w  G. F. Edwards The Furniture Dealer  We are now bringing in our fresh fish twice weekly.       ��  FRESH CHICKEN, HALIBUT  FRESH  FRASER RIVER SALMON  Give your husband a- treat and a change from the Beef and Pork diet.  FRESH FARM EGOS, 35c. per dozen.  FRESH CHURNED CREAMERY BUTTER, 40c lb.  & GO., LTD.  Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merchants  PHOENIX, B. C.        PHONE 2    J  ScobelVs Liquor, Tobacco  and Dru* Cure &?ettM;  Alcohol, Tobacco and Drugs. It counteracts the  effectB almost instantly���removes all cravings.  After taking the treatment there will never be any  need to drink intoxicants or use drugs again. Can  be given secretly. We have yet to hear of one  failure. Mailed under separate cover to any ad  dress. Price J5.00 box, or 8 boxes for SlQiX).  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We offer to do this, and all who accept  our invitation can rest assured that no effort will be spared on  our part to faithfully carry out our share of the contract. Our  guests will find a home-like feeling, best of food and skilled  cooking, with a quick and pleasant service.  W&mi  i-Si*  Si&  "THE MINERS' HOME"  DOMINION  AVENUE  |&l,v;J  Itevi!';..')--;--..*-    ���   .  lw'wy-,.v-/  IswHfci-r.-J!. ������'���:  l��S��Jt!irv.-:vJ.-.:������.-;; .���::-.-.  ||p|f;:;:%-iV:  fT-jr^,"./.-.--;.-'..���.���,-- -.'.-���  l^g^^:'  fa$p|;:.::j;v:i;.'  fcBSt^fe''-'----''-'----  fllfptl'l  HANP^PAIIMTEP  CHINA  We have a very vice selection to  choose from.  NOTHING NICER. FOB WEDDING PRESENTS.  SMALL PLATES, $1.00, S2.25 and $3.00  LARGE PLAQUES - - S2.75 to $5.00  BON  BON  DISHES  (nicely  painted)   SI.50   up  E. -A; BLACK   -   The Jeweler  'i*S  Issisfe^a^s-.t-,..,,, ...,.-.-,,. *,,���,. .,.,...v.v.--.-..-.-  Great Northern Railway  Excursion  RATES TO THE  Eastern'and Middle  United States'/'' '-*".     ���   x  DENVER. -    * 55.00  PAUL^\. v 60.00,  LOUIS-." v   7<b:bb"  CHICAGO^;: ,72.56  NEW YORK      1 o8.5o  Tickets are first-class, on   sale  May 2nd, and  continuing on  different dates in May, June, July, Aug-,   and   Sept.     Final   return  limit Oct. 31st.     Liberal stopovers allowed.      Option  of returning  through California,  at slightly  higher  rate.      For   full  particulars  call or address     . ~ XV. X. PERKINS, Agent.  Curlew Butter, forty cents per pound.  The Big Store.  DavclTyson left 7"this fweekl for a  few day's business trip tothe coast.  Fresh Curlew Butter; just arrived at  the'Big Store. Forty cents per lb.  Mrs. F. Wood was a passenger on  Monday morning's train for Spokane.  Curlew Butter.���Fresh, sweet and  delicious; 10c. per pound at the Big  Store.  Make a nete of the 20th, the date ot  the grand' ball given^byjthe bachelors  of Phoenix.  Mrs. Boyce and daughterjreturned  on Saturday last from a few day's' visit  to Spokane. -c  A Snap.���First-class English Baby  Buggy for sale; only $10. ���' Apply  Pioneer Office.  Mrs. Chas. Stocker and Mrs. W.  Stocker were visiting in Grand Forks  on Wednesday.  Lost.���Bunch of keys. Finder will  he suitably rewarded by returning to  Granby office.    ,  Harry McKay returned home on  Wednesday evening after a few days'  visit to Spokane.  Mrs. Sam. Matthews returned to  town on Saturday, after a-few clays  spent in Spokane.  Don't forget to bejpresenfc at; the  Bachelor's ball on the 20th. The season's social event.  Mrs. Dan Docksteader left on Saturday last for an extended visit to  friends in Spokane.  Ernest Nicholson, shiftboss at the  Mother Lode mine, was a guest at the  Brooklynjhotel, this>feek.  Jas. MacGregor, provincial mine inspector for this district, was a guest at  the Brooklyn hotel, this week.  For Sale���Three-roomed log cabin,  situate on Boston Heights, in first-  class condition.���Apply Pioneer office,  v Presbyterian service will be held on  Sunday morning at 11 a.m., in the  K.P. Hall. A cordial welcome. Rev.  J. R. Munro.  Al. Taylor left on Monday to complete the season's assessment work on  his claims in the Coeur D'Alene district, Idaho.  M: ,D. White, ,one of New Westminster's real estate men, visited his  brother, A. A. White, this week. He  left on Saturday for the "coast.  town. He claims that they have never  yot been affected by summer frosts,  and he is so confident of the past success of his experiment that he isclear-  ing more land with a view to enlarging his orchard.  Owing to the increased patronage by  the Phoenix public of the motion picture entertainments, the management  as a further inducement have decided  to introduce a still longer program  than formerly, a thousand more feet  of picture film being added to each  evening's show. '       '  To obviate any discomfort in the  event of the weather being too warm  on the night of the dance, the com-  mitteee have gratefully accepted the  courteous offer of the Phoenix Water  and Light company, to install a number of electric fans /in the ballroom.  The fans are being installed by Win.  Hower, local electrician of the company.  The streets on Saturday evening  were pleasantly' enlivened by the  strains of music provided by the Phoenix city band.' The selections rendered were of more than average  merit, and must have convinced the  most sceptical of tho bandsmen's increasing proficiency in the use of their  various instruments. The appearance  of the band was greatly appreciated  and further periodical out door concerts are eagerly anticipated.  W. A. -McKay, proprietor of the  well-knowu Phoenix dairy, situated  on the Greenwood road, close, to town,  evidently has not lost faith in the ultimate future of Phoenix, and as tangible proof of the faith which is within  him, he is now building '.a large and  commodious residence, facing the  wagon road. The structure is a two-  storey one, measuring over all 22xH0  feet, containing nine rooms and is to  equipped with hot and cold water systems. Amid all the croakings of impending disaster, Mr. McKay's enterprise stands out in pleasing contrast,  while the hope of all his many friends  is that he may enjoy the shelter of his  new residence for many years to come.  The first   issue   of    the   Coalmont  ������  Its  issue  Courier arrived a few days ago  arrival,' however, was not unexpected,  but the color of the sheet was the big  surprise and caused the editor to conclude that a valuable piece of ancient  papyrus had fallen into his hands.  However, a closer inspection dispelled  the illusion and announced to all the  * I staff that the baby-had at last arrived.  * J We understand there was much trouble'at its birth,  but for all that the  e re you willfind  Smart Suits, and  if your desire is to  look well dressed  visit our Clothing:  Department.  Ill  Suits ready-for-service,  or rriade-to-y our-m easure  We can please you well  in either.  Ill  We've rather spread ourselves this season on  "Snappy" Clothes  and we want every fellow  hereabouts tor see# our  showing of  Style-Craft  TAILORED CLOTHES  N. J. Carson & Co.  It.   Schultz -p took    charge    off the I ' oung8ter seemed healthy enough and  local-Great .Northern passenger for ����� 1 the Pioneer, extends to its parents its  few days this ���weefc:owing to the indis; I ^{.-wishes for a long -���"'   r"'  position blConductor W.T\ Smith,'  >,-  Career. '-,'  and bxiccussful  of  ...$0j...,  :;^i^5'���"';.���:.���."-:  TKKjSMSr ���  8M'  Kit  nnm  ;M>-('/'  Greenwood  ^t3,g*C   J-^1116  Geo. Rumberger returned on Wednesday from Regina, Sask., where he  now has large and important business  interests which constantly demand his  attention.  N. J. Carson spent a few days up the!  river this' week, looking over his min-1 aS�� staked  inff   claims  near Beaverdell.     A.  A. I cant land between Herald and Chat-  White had charge of the store during! ham   street.     Assays   made   of   the  his absence. j ore found on  this  claim   are said to  Andy Johnson   and   Emil   Carlson [g-ive $15 in   copper  and  $2 in gold.  *   '   Victoria's Copper Mine  A   copper   mine   in  the   heart  Victoria!    This is the fond expectation of John Moyle, who a few days  out   a claim   on the va-  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class and Up-To-Date  Hotel in Phoenix. New from cellar  to roof. Best Sample Rooms in the  Boundary,   Opposite    Great   Northern  Depot.      v   v      Modern Bathrooms. -  wSm  IW11E��5  ,/&&*3Bb  sH jBw4-- ^."s  HLrB?"wA-"T'  His ���&'''  wllilllllfll  HIP?.'-:'  STEAM HEATED.  James Marshall, Prop.  ELECTRIC LIGHTED  Phoenix, B.C.)  ISrS  ;;   Leave Phoenix, .upper town, 8.45 a.m. \  11 "        lowertown,   9.00a.m.  {-Standard Time  Leave Greenwood 3.00 p.m. J l ���  PROMPT  ATTENTION  TO  EXPRESS AND  FREIGHT  H. M. LAING, Proprietor  These Fit-Reform  Siiits  are  Fashioned in Strict Accord with  London Styles.  I"1P^'  it��'  :wi-:x;  Trig coats with natural shoulders, *  and   soft   fronts   from   collar   to  bottom of skirt. .^  Waistcoats cut high, and Trousers  with straight lines.  602  You can get these new Suits ��� in  patterns that are really exclusive.  ;--'S|;|"  ''Mi'.'-'  MORRIN THOMPSON  Phoenix, B.C.  visited Christena this week. They report that great progress is being made  with the new five-mile auto road from  Christena to Cascade.  Eric Jackson left on Monday for the  Skeena river country, near Hazelton,  where he will spend the summer and  fall in an endeavor to locate some of  the"mineral wealth of that district.  The Services on Sunday in St. John's  Church are: Holy Communion at 7.30  a.m., Morning Prayer atl0.30, Holy  Communion at 11 a.m., Sunday School  at 3, Evening Prayer at 7.30. Rev. L.  B. Lee, Rector. ' '    :  Mrs. Albert Biner left for Spokane  on Wednesday morning. Mr. Biner,  accompanied by W. B. Marks, left on  the same train for Princeton, en route  for their mining properties in ��� the  Tullameen district.  The stated services in the Catholic  church are as follows: First and third  Sundays in the month. Mass at 10  a.m., Sunday School at 2.30 pm.;  Evening Service at 7.30 p.m. Rev.  Father Choinel, pastor.  Mrs. Thos. Moore returned to town  on Wednesday from the coast, where  she went in charge of the two little  Allen boys, who are now the wards  of the provincial goyermuent in the  Vancouver orphanage.  Mrs. N. J. Mitchell and family left  Phoenix on Monday for Spokane,  where they take up their future residence. Mr. Mitchell will have charge  of the B. C. Copper company's diamond  drill operations in the Siniilkameen.  Even far-a-way Phoenix was affected  by the Titanic disaster. The other  day Jos. Small received the news that  his sister's husband was among the  number that went down with the ship.  He leaves a wife and four children to  mourn his loss.  Danny Deane has decided to celebrate the removal of his hotel business  to the new premises on Dominion  avenue, by-giving a " grand opening "  on Thursday, the 23rd of May. An  orchestra has been engaged for the  occasion and ari. elaborate supper will  be served.  Jos. Trombley has over 500 apple,  and plum trees on his ranch, close to  The vein runs north-east aud south  west, and copper indications can be  plainly seen on the surface. The  discoverer announces that he intends tov do his development work  and later to work the claim. Three  old miners have declared the indications to be first class and say that if  the indications were found three or  four hundred miles from Victoria,  and the report brought down to the  city, there would be an immediate  rush of miners for the scene.���Victoria Colonist.  The claims of the Mercury Mines  Limited, on the west coast of Vancouver Island, on which some ten  to twelve thousand dollars has been  expended in prospecting for cinnabar, are to be surveyed preliminary  to application for a Crown grant.���  Province.  FOR SALE  The John McRae residence, on Gos  pel hill,  is  now offered for sale at a  very low figure and exceptionally easy  terms. If interested call at the Granby  office for particulars.  ROYAL  BILLIARD  PARLORS  Beautiful Selection of Pipes, Cigars  Tobaccos. All the most popular  blends of Cigarettes, etc.  Cosgrove & McAstocker, Props.  Mineral Act.  Form   F  Certificate of Improvements.  NOTICE  "Kganville" Mineral Clnlm, situate in the  Grand Forks Mining Divinion of Yolo district.  Where located:���Franklin Camp. '  TAKE NOTICE that I, Donald J. Mathcson,  agont for William J. Prondorgaat, Froo Minor's  Certificate, No. 35867B, and John S. itoyco,  Frco Minor's Certificate No. 35859, and Chris.  H. Reeves. Frco Miner's Certificate Xo Bo0732,  intend, hixty days from tho dato hereof, to apply  to tho Mining Recorder for a Cortitlcato of Improvements, for the purposo of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take ..notice that action, under  section 37, must bo commenced before tho issuance of Hitch Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 10th day of April, A.D. 1012.  D. J. MATHKSON, Agont.  vf:  PUBLIC NOTICE  TA��E NOTICE that I intend to  apply to the Board of License Commissioners for the city of Phoenix at  their next sitting for a transfer of  the Liquor License held by me for the  King's Hotel, Knob Hill Avenue, to  James E. McDonald.  Dated at"Phoenix, B.C., this 25th  day of April, 1912.  (Signed)   Esther Shea.  Executrix E. P. Shea.  HOUSE FOR SALE.  i will sell my House and Lot on  Ironsides avenue, at a very low figure,  if sold within 20 days. Will give terms.  Apply John Mcintosh, Ironsides Ave.  Dr. de Van's Female Pi'I is  A reliable French regulator; never fails. These  pills are exceedingly powerful in regulating the  generative portion of the female system. Refuse  all cheap imitations. Dr. de Van's are sold at  S5 a box, or three for $10. Mailed to any address.  Xhor0oabflll Drag Co., St. Catharlner, Out.  Mineral Act.  Form F  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  "Atholstun" Mineral Claim, situate in the  Grand Forks Mining Division of Yale district.  Whore located:���Franklin Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that, I. Donald J. Mathcson,  agent for William J. Prondergnst, Free MinerVi  Certificate No. 35867B, and John S. Boyce, Frco  Minor's Cortificato No. 358/i9B, and Chris. M.  Reeves. Froo Minors Cortificato No H50732, intend m days from tho date hcroof, to apply to tho  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purposo of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  Aud further take notice that action, umlor  section 37, must bo commenced beforo the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 19th day of April, A.D. li)I2.  D. J. MATHKSON, Agent.  MEN   ONLY  If you come to  me for treatment  expect to be  cured. If others  have failed expect me to cure  you. Unless I  know that I can  cure you I will  not accept your  case,and in every  instance I treat  by my own original advanced  and s c i e n t i fi c  methods.  MY FEES ARE FAIR, AND MY  CURES ARE PERMANENT  Spermatorrhoea, Organic Weak  ness, Lost Vigor, Varicocele, Hydrocele, Contracted' Disorders,  Specific Blood Poison, Piles and  Strictures���restoring all affected  organs to normal and healthy action  in shortest possible space of time.  VISIT  DR. KELLY'S  GREAT MUSEUM  See all the forms of Diseases of Men.  Consultation and instructive booklet free  at oillco or by mail.  i?*i  210 HOWARD STREET  SPOKANE -       - WASH.  ���I  *k ��� I  ���Vi-.  Fire, Life and Accident In  surance.      General Agents  Issuer of Marriage Licences  Bank Block, Phoenix, B.C.  CITY OF PHOENIX  <  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  the'first sitting of the Annual Court  of Revision for the Municipality of tin-  City of Phoenix, will be held at the  City Hall, on Monday, the 3rd day of  June, 1912, at 2 p.m., for the purpose  of hca. ing and determining complaints  against the assessment roll as made by  the Assessor for the year 1912.  H. Hamtlky, Assessor.  Dated at Plioenix, B.C.,  April 19th, 1912.  M r   ���  ':���������'  i  ^mmmmmmmm^^^s^'^mi^'^  dGtf83���35<

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