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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal May 24, 1913

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 >V��SL   ... _  HI  t-'il  '���t ��� .1  The largest copper mines in  the Dominion are situated  at Phoenix. The Granby  Co. employs 500 in en, and  has a monthly pay roll of  over $50,000, wbilo tho Rawhide pay roll is $18,000.  FOURTEENTH YEAR  B.C. Mining  W. A. Cameron, superintendent  of the Richmond-Eureka, Sandon,  has taken charge of development  on the Lucky Thought group, Four-  mile, and the Ottawa, near Slocan;  the' properties recently bonded by  the Consolidated-Mining and Smelt-  ing company ot Canada.���Slocan  -Record.  James Wright, general   manager  ofthe G. T. B. C.   Coal Co.,   with  coal lands at Twenty   Mile,   was   in  town a couple ol" days this week   on  his   way   back   to Vancouver.     He  has   been   at   the   coal   property   a  couple of  weeks  getting  the   200-  foot  tunnel   started.      He   brought  some more samples into  town   with  him   and   he   is   also   taking   some  big  pieces   to   Prince    Rupert   and  Vancouver.    The new samples   are  much better than the first, and   Mr.  Wright states   that  within   another  couple of weeks the miners  will   be  the scene of extensive mining operations.     W. M.   Ogden   of  Stanley,  B. C, owns a group   of claims   on  the creek which he bonded* to  Mackenzie   Urquhart,  of Vancouver,   a  year ago, and on which, it is understood an important strike was made  a few days ago.      The   outlook   for  the production of a  large .quantity  of placer gold is  regarded   as   very  encouraging.        Exploratory  work  carried   on   continuously   since  last  June has led to the discovery  of  an  ancient  channel  covered   over    by  erosion of the mountains during the  course of ages.    This   channel   has  been drifted   on   as   well   as   tested  at  various .points   by    shafts   sunk  from   the   surface,   and   gold    was  found   everywhere.���Lillooet   Prospector.  Devoted to the Interests ofthe Boundary Mining District  PHOENIX,  B.C., SATURDAY, MAY 24,  1913  HON, MARTIN BURRELL ON  CANADA'S NAVAL GIFT  Free Assistance from a Free People���A Deep and Grave Responsibility���No Danger to Canada's Autonomy, and Not a  Permanent Contribution.  getting out some very fine coal.  He expects to return in about a  month. ��� OmenicayHerald.  R. A. Lambert, the veteran placer  miner, has again replaced the dam  on Granite creek near the north  fork which was washed away by  high water last year. He has made  the present dam secure as possible  having anchored it in the solid rock  on either side. The dimensions are:  80 feet'long, 10 feet deep, 12 t-2  feet wide, and an apron of 30 feet.  Much interest is takenln Mr. Lambert's work, %which if proven successful will give an immense impetus  to placer mining- throughout the  district. Gold and platinum are  known to be in the creeks and  rivers and it is hoped Mr. Lambert  may. ! demonstrate'* -the ���-successful  mining of these placers. His flume  is 950 feet long, 5j.��3x3 feet inside  which will carry the creek at low  water.���Similkameen Star.  Lightning creek, Cariboo * district, which yielded millions of gold  in the sixties, is  soon   likely   to   be  Bruce  White  of  Nelson, a mine  operator of wide experience   in   the  Northwest and   original, locator   of  the Slocan mine at   Sandon,   and J.  C. Devlin, a galena expert from the  Kootenay district, are in  Edmonton  outfitting for a trip to Fort Resolu  tion, on the   south   shore   of  Great  Slave Lake, where they will explore  for   silver. and    lead    during    the  summer.     Fort  Resolution   is   800  miles north  of Edmonton   arid   well  within the Arctic circle.     Reports of  enormous deposits of  silver-lead   in  the   vicinity 'of  Fort Resolution,   a  post for the   Hudson  Bay company  and other fur traders,   have   drifted  into  Edmonton    at    various    times  during the last few years,  but  -until  this    time   the   new   field   did    not  attract the attention of experienced  operators.      Samples of   ore  taken  to Edmonton and assayed at several  laboratories,   including   the  .testing  department   at   the    University    of  Alberta, show a high percentage   of  lead and silver iri  commercial q'uan  tities.  In out' account ofthe recent-. "Odd  follow social, the name of Ii. AIoDon.  aid   was  given as  the winner  of the  The speech of the Dominion  minister of agriculture, Hon. Martin Burrell, in support of the Naval  Bill, delivered during the closing  hours ofthe debate, was listened to  with rapt attention.by the House.  The member for this district is by  no means a jingo und he is never  mbre at ease than when dealing  with facts as he was on this occasion  when he enlightened the opposition  on a few matters they had possibly  overlooked in the fierce heat of the  recent debate.  "This BilJ," said Mr. Bnrretl,  "had been introduced in the House  five months ago, and that now in  ihe course of a few hours the House  would have to give their final vote.  There rested upon them a deep and  grave responsibility.. It was a regrettable fact that- a; matter affecting the defence of the .empire and  world relationship would be made a  subject of party politics. Members  of the House would not be able to  agree as to who was-responsible for  this. It was a fact, however, that  no equally great measure had ever  been laid before Parliament in a  more moderate and non-partizan  manner than that- which marked  Premier Borden's speech in introducing'the Bill."  in the British Isles. We, in Canada,  have been carrying on our plans of  development knowing that there  has been between us and danger, at  all times, the power of the Empire.  The government and its supporters,  Mr. Burrell said, he believed that  there is evidence that the safety of  the Empire can best be assured by  strengthening tlie home fleet.  Lord Roberts had said that Britain  had nothing in the way of defence  behind the first line.  This proposal will afford strength  behind that line. The bill is what  it purports to be���free assistance  from a free people, with no danger  to autonomy and binding Canada in  no way to a system of permanent  contribution. It leaves us free to  work out a permanent policy. Mr.  Burrell deprecated statements to  the effect that the statesmen in  Great Britain are not actuated by a  desire to work out the problem of  defence without'intefering with the  Overseas Dominion. Mr. Borden  stands out as a sincere and conscientious    supporter    of   his   own  Work on Baseball Ground  Operations with a view to providing a suitable ground for the Phoenix   Baseball   club   are   proceeding  apace, and the, running of a second  pipe line  from   "the   Idaho shaft   to  facilitate the removal   ofthe dirt after it is broken down, has now been  completed.    This  second pipe  line  has  a diameter  of six   inches   and  not  only   does  it   wash away   the  dirt, but small   boulders up  to five  inches    go   merriily   rolling   along  the   sluices.     Already  a creditable  space   has    been   excavated,    and  although    at  first    the   work   was  necessarily   slow,     a    much   more  satisfactory   rate   of    progress   will  hereafter  be  maintained,  while the  use ofthe   water  has   the   merit of  being exceedingly inexpensive.   The  proposed working "bee" on Sunday  last did not.materialize,  the unfavorable   weather  keeping the crowd  away,   but  another   call   has   been  sent   out   for Sunday  next at nine  oclock,and   all having  the interest  of a   local   '"nine" at heart  are requested   to  be   on   hand.   With   a  .sufficient  number   of workers   the  committee confidently expect to have  enough   of the   ground   cleared   to  warrant commencing  the games inside of three weeks.-  Ball practice  was commenced on Tuesday, on the  ground adjoining the C.P.R. depot.  J-  Police Court Case  Matozek,   a    Great Northern  Fatal Mining Accident  About midnight on   Wednesday,  an   Austrian   American,   named J.  Tahija,   a   miner in   the employ  of  the  Granby company,   was instantly killed by the premature explosion  of a charge of dynamite.      Pending  the  inquest, which   took place after  this paper had gone  to press, nothing of an authoritative nature could  be learned   as  to   the  cause ofthe  accident.    The deceased was a new  arrival in   the  camp and   was considered an exceptionally good miner.  From a reliable source  we learn  that Tahija was engaged  in a raise  at the Gold Drop, and was working  a "plugger," one  of the smallest of  machine drills.     He  was visited by  the   shiftboss,  who   on   account of  the presence of a   missed   hole, told  him   to  stop  drilling   and  lake his  dull steel away.    Less   than  a minute after the shifter left him the explosion   took place,   and, evidently  fearing that something was wrong,  he called  to the  deceased,   but receiving no  answer,   he returned to   '  the  spot  and    found  Tahija   lying  dead.     The deceased was about 24  years  of age and   was born  in one  of the mining districts  of Michigan.  The   funeral   takes place  today   at  two o'clock  from   the  undertaking  parlors and the service will be held  in the opera house.  Victoria Day Excursion  'An   opportunity    is    offered    the  views as well as ofthe views of  the  people. section hand, fell  into  the hands of (people of Phoenix to celebrate  Vic-  He believed that Sir Wilfrid Provincial Constable Stanfield, onUoria Day at Midway, where an  Laurier would have played the 1 Monday last, and was haled before I excellent program of sports, etc. has  belter part had he  decided   to   give 1 the city beak to"account for a charge\been* prepared   for   their   entertain-.  .Mr.   Burrell  said   that the Privnel his support to these proposals.      In I of   being   disorderly   and. distinctly \ meat,     Midway have deposited" the  '  Minister, of Great   Britain some 'five 1 conclusion,     Mr.     Burrell' declared! drunk.   . Magistrate Mulligan' found \ guarantee   required   for'tVie    train","  years ago   had ' drawn' attentioaV'tol that     the     government's  the fact that practically the  whole  would   meet   with   the  burden"'of the   empire   is^bbr'n'e D*?" the-great  majority-of the people in  the forty million people   who   reside  s *' proposal 1 the    charge-., to    be   amply' true  in\ which- is   scheduled    to.-leave    the.', l'^  approval   of 1 every   particular    and   soaked; ,the\C.P.R. depot at 8.30,"leaving Mid-;* "V  British Columbia.  , Firm Copper Market I   B. C. Copper Football League  All that has been  said   about   the/      The first  competition   for the cup  gent's   whist    prize.      This,   however, | strong  statistical position  of copper '.generously     presented      by      Oscar  was, an     unintentional-   error,   John I recently was borne   out   by   Copper ' Lachmund, general   manager of the  Swanson being the victor  bibulous one to the extent of ten  plunks, with an additional S2.50  court costs. Mr. Matoiek paid the  money,     **.  way for the return trip about 9.30.  The sports include automobile, horse,  and foot races and a baseball  match between the teams of this  town and Midway.  The  Big- Store  NEW ARRIVAL IN THE GENTS'  FURNISHING DEPT.     .  SLATER SHOES  BELLS' SHOES  These two makes are pre-eminently the best on the Canadian  market; We have them in Black and Tan���in all the latest  lasts���Look them over !  Fit-Reform Clothing for  Ipring  See this wide range of new goods tailored  in the largest and  best equipped Tailoring Establishment in Canada.  Stetson Hats Von Gol Hats  Fancy Shirts, Hosiery  and Neckwear.  When getting your Spring Toggery, visit the Store which has  the biggest range and newest goods. This brings you to us���  always.  Producers' report issued tbis week. J ����� C. Copper company, Cor the win  This report showed the largest total "er of the company's football cham  deliveries in any month on record |pionship, was pulled off last week,  and a reduction in the visible supply  in    this    country    of  over    28,720  pounds.  This remarkable showing is not the  result of simply shifting the supplies  from the hands of the refiners to the  shelves of the consumers. Foreign  consumers are known to be sailing  just as close to the wind in their  slocks of the metal as possible, and  American interests are still following  their hand-to-mouth policy which is  encouraged by the contract method  of doing business in this country.  This being the case there seems good  grounds' for the unanimous belief  on the part of copper producers that  high prices will result for the red  metal.  The present volume of business in  copper is good and the electric traction schemes underway point to a  continued large consumption by  such developments.  Reports from Berlin this week tell  of ambitious plans underfoot forthe  changing over of the underground  traction system there from steam to  electricity, and the South Western  Railway in England is also planning  along this line for its suburban  roads. If these undertakings prove  successful other important roads  throughout continental Europe are  bound to follow suit with a result  that this branch of foreign consumption will be an important market  factor.  Conditions in fact in tlie copper  trade continue very encouraging,  with regard to prospective increase  in activity for both domestic and  foreign account.  Copper appears firmly established  on a \5}i cents basis for electrolytic  and 16 cents for lake. The demand  both domestic and foreign appeals  excellent, and an even brisker demand is freely predicted.  the Mother   Lode   eleven   defeating  the   smelter  smoke   eaters   by  one  goal.    Thefollowing is the schedule  for the remainder of the games:  Mother Lode v. Rawhide. . .June   S  Rawhide v. Smelter ...... .June 22  Mother Lode v. Smelter . . . .July   6  Smelter v. Rawhide July 20  Rawhide v. Mother Lode. . .Aug. 10  Grand Lodges Meet  Tbe    annual     meeting-    of     the Boundary Ore Tonnages  Knights of Pythias, Grand Lodge of I     Following are the   returns  ofthe  British Columbia will meet at North I output  0f  the   Granby   mines    and  Vancouver   on    May   2Sth.     On the/sme-ter for tne week ending May 23,  same day and in the same town   the/arj��* b. q. Copper   company for   the  delegates to  the   Grand   Temple   of I week ending May   I8th, and year to  B. C. Copper Treatment  The. B. C. Columbia company's  smelter treated .10,904 tons of ore  this week, as follows: Mother Lode,  4,613; Rawhide, 4.S25; Napoleon,  1,067; Queen Vict., 236; others, 163.  the Pythian Sisters will assembly  for their yearly discussion on the  affairs of that useful auxiliary.  Geo. E. Elkins, district deputy, has  been elected to represent Phoenix  lodge and will leave on Monday  morning for the coast. The representative from Mountain Temple  is Mrs. J as. Bateman, who with her  daughter,   left   for   Vancouver   last  week.  Building    permits    in    Winnipeg  for the past year total $5,000,000.  date  Granby 25,862 505,882  Mother Lode    7,106 138,203  Rawhide    3,895 103,828  Napoleon       464 15,081  Queen Victoria       224 10,543  Others....        321 2,529  SMELTER TONNAGES  Granby 24,070 480,904  B. C. Copper Co... 10,904 266,844  Over 300 carloads of settlers'  effects from Nebraska and Kansas  entered Saskatchewan during March.  firit^Spriiij  **J*HE Spirit of Spring prevails everywhere!    It  permeates the system���and everything glows  with Spring newness.  Of supreme importance is the effect of good  outfitting  TAILORED   CLOTHES  will help you'to be well and correctly dressed;  they are correct in cut, right in fabric, perfect in fit and finish. Superior to the  custom tailor's production at half his prices.  Men, you'll look right, feel right, and what's more, when you buy here  you pay right.  i. THE STORE OF  -/ -/'aria  -s *,��  QUALITY THE   PIONEEE,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH   COLOMBIA.  &..-'���  "AV. j.  ��*���     *  H?- '-  ���V.'.'<1 "���  ��*���:,.., ..  ;'H' - -.- ��� .  '$> *"i "  .f"xLJ'^ ���*- -  4i'%_ ~\Y -  U?>*-- '*  !&?"''  l*3&��~,   .  te^*.:-'  I-1. *l '"-J1 "  *y��*   ;*.     ���- ,   'r  Strf-'b '  3&��   ���'  RB8f-."  "Ms-  Seam-in-front  stockings  would  Then  seem absurd!  ���why  seam  You have kept on wearing stockings  with a seam up the back���shapeless,  uncomfortable things I because you probably didn't realize the perfection reached  by  Concentrates  Full-Fashioned  Seamless  These are hose without the sign of a seam���look for the sign of the  trade-mark. As they are being knit they are shaped lastingly to  te curves of the foot and leg. Then fit���they wear better���  and the utter absence of any seam at all makes them  ever so much more comfortable.     No difference  in cost���but much in quality, in economy  and hi comfort.   - 65  Maker* of  Underwear  Sweaters  and  Hosiery  HOSIERY  Maria by  Penmans Limited  Paris, Canada  Chas. Robinson, a colored prize  fighter, recently married Jennie  Guidosh, one of the prettiest Slav  girls of Fernie, It is almost inconceivable, but the nigger actually  found a minister in Fernie to solemnize the marriage.  The Atlin Fisheries company of  Prince Rupert are shortly to establish a carrier pigeon service between  their fishing trawlers and the company's offices. By this means the  headquai ter office hopes to be informed as to the extent of the catch  whether it be large or small.  At the annual conference of the  British Socialist party, held at  Blackpool, on May 10, the chairman  said it was the most disappointing  and dispiriting congress that was  ever held. He complained that  there had been no progress, and the  members showed no enthusiasm.  James Mnnro  Traff was  tried at  Kamloops recently forthe murder of  King Edward Lodge  No. 36, A.F. and A.M.  Regular communication at 8  p.m. Second Thursday of  each month '  Emergent meetings as called; Masonic  Hall, McHale Block.  Palmee J. Cook,  Jab. E. Carter, W.M,  Secy.  I. O. O. F.  Snowshoe Lod��-<e  No. 46  Meets every Monday Evening at  Miners' Hall. Visiting brethren cordially invited.  Walter Ross, Noble Grand.  Dau Paterson, Fin. Secy.  Sam McLeod, Rec. Secy.  Another Prospective Industry-  Victoria, May 23.���With  a  view  to determine the possible  economic  methods   of   producing    profitable  such by-products of the  Douglas fir  and   other   indegenous    woods    of  British Columbia as creosote, turpentine,     pyroligneous,      acid,      etc.,  samples of such woods have recently been sent  for  treatment   by  the  Forest Branch to distillation  plants  at    both   Wilmington,     Delaware,  and Lake Butler, Florida.    Reports  thereon have not yet come  to hand.  But    if a   process  can   be secured  which will permit of  the   treatment  of the woods with needful eeonomy,  so that a fair margin will remain to  the   manufactures  out    of    current  market prices for these   by-products  there appears to be an inexhaustible  and enticing field for. investment   in  this   phase   of    utilization    of    the  forest asset.  Mr. Dockerill of Vancouver  has  has latterly been having private  experiments made with. Douglas fir at  the   Wilmington   distillation   plant  the   results  is very  san-  Julius Landreau at Tete Jaime Cache  in November.      The evidence show-  anc'   'rom  ed that deceased was a bad man of *Jlline   ����   to the future of this pros-  Herculean build,   with a reputation   pective    new    industry, It   has  for  violence.     He  had  broken   the  already been   demonstrated   that  a  jaw  of one   witness.    The jury re-  single cord of fir is capable  of  pro-  turned a verdict of not guilty.            I ducing thirty gallons of creosote  or  Mrs.  Lorena Matthews, formerly\[octy b*Jihf,s of charcoal,   and   the  of Calgary, accused by the authori-  CREAM  Baking powDiiR  Pure��� Wholesome���Reliable���  Indispensable  Its fame is world-wide. Its superiority  unquestioned. Its use is a protection  against alum food. In buying baking  powder examine the label carefully  and be sure the powder is made from  cream of tartar. Other kinds do not  make the food healthful.  demand    for    all  of   these  related!  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  Meets in   the  Miners'   Union  Lodge  "Hall First and Third Wednesdays.  Mrs. Amy Cook, Noble Grand.  ' Mrs. Effle Marshall; Secretary.  '*^��*��i<ai��!7'  Smiling:  ���  FRATERNAL ORDER  OF EAGLES  ties of Oklahoma, with the murder  of her husband, and out on heavy  bail, arrived in Calgary a few days  ago, accompanied by her attorney,  for the purpose of collecting evidence in support of her plea of innocence.  Canada, which has hitherto been  the world's principle source of supply for that valuable commodity,  nickel, is likely to have a strong  competitor for the trade as the result of the recent discovery of a  large lode of the ore in Tasmania.  The lode reaches for a mile and a  half, and is reported to be very rich.  Early this summer 250 well-to-do  greet the comine; of a case of German farmers, who have acquired  ���     v. ��   12,000 acres of C.P.R. land in the  PHCENIX BEERlD��wsoh L?k��-di?trict- '* a,rc e-*  pected   to* arrive. -    Each    one   of  let  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Meets in Union Hall, Friday Evenings.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  Quitman Work, W. P.  ' James Weir, W. Secy.  K. of P.  No. 28  Lodge,  Phoenix,  B.C.  Meets Tuesday Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially wel  coined. ,  J. E. Carter, K. of R. S.  Gordon-Thompson. 0. C.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Meets in Pythian Hall, Lower Town  First and Third Thursdays.  Elizabeth Pope Mrs. MaryMcKenaie  ���     M.E.��. M.R.O.  REGO STEAM LAUNDRY  The machinery in our Laundry has  recently been completely over-hauled,  and we are now in a position to give  our patrons the utmost satisfaction in  all kinds of laundry, work at the most  liberal rates.  We wash  Everything  but  the  Baby.  WHY?  Because the Beer is so good  and wholesome it Wring's the  smile.  'PHONE 23  PHOENIX BSE WING CO.,  LIMITED  Shoes that Fit!  We make a specialty of Miners'  Shoes; good .fit, nice shape, and  nothing but the best of stock used  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  NICK PALORCIA;  Knob Hill Ave.        Phoenix, B.O.  NOTICE  N.  A Trial Solicited.  Phone SO.   Dominion Ave.  WOOD  First-class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $5.50 per cord  Pine Wood,  $5.00 per cord-  Fir and Tamarac, double cut,  per cord, $7.00.  WOOD  DELIVERED  NOTICE.  ON   SHORT  'Phone B32  Gust Johnson  S  ������bell's Liquor, Tobacco  _ j r\.,.<��. Ci.��**������� Permanently dls-  81 1 j DlUfC t/Ure ��cls the need lor  4.1 jliol. Tob5cco and I rugs. It counteracts the  cfi -is almost Instant'-/-removes all cravings.  At ���- taking the treatm nt therr will never beany  ne 1 to drink intoxlcan; j or u; e drugs again. Can  te .rven"cretly. W. have jet to hear of one  ia) ure. ��* ���"*������*" ��mA��r npnnrnte cover to any an  dresg.  NOTICE is hereby given that meet-'  ings of the Provincial Agricultural  Commission will he held at the following places:���  Salmon Arm���May 27th, 10 a.m.  Enderby���May 28th, 11.30 a.m.  Armstrong���May 29th, 10 a.m.  Vemon���May 30th and 31st, 10 a.m.  Kelowna���June 2nd and 3rd, 10 a.m.  Summerland���June 4th, 10 a.m.  Penticton���June 6th, 10 a,m.  Keremeos���June 6th, 11 a.m.  Rock Creek���June 7th, 9.30 a.m.  Midway���June 7th, 2.30 p.m.  Grand Forks���June 9th, 2.30 p.m.  The Commission will hear evidence on  all matters affecting agricultural conditions in the Province. .AH persons interested are invited to be present.  "      W. H. Hayward, M.L.A.,  Chairman.  C. B. Chbistensen,  Secretary.  Every Wasnan  Is Interested and should know  about the wonderful  MARVEL Whirling Spray  The new Vnjinal Syringe.   Hal  -Most convenient.   It cleanses  Instantly.      Ask your  nst forlU__,  If he cannot flipply tht  MA.WVI21, accept no other,  lint send stamp lor illustrated  liook���v tied   lttfi��i*��fiillpj.-tie-  ulirs And direction* Invaluible to ladles.  WINDSOR SUPPLY CO.,  Windsor. Ont. General Agents tor Canaa  the new settlers will have 320  acres, but the colony will farm on  the community plan, buying implements and stock in common.  Ninety-seven Dutch hluejackets  who are opposed to fighting- are on  their way home .from the Dutch  East Indies, where they formed a  portion of the crew of a Netherlands  warship. An official dispatch says  they are to be dismissed from the  service "on account of their antr-  militant tendencies."   ���  The construction of the much-  talked-of new line of the C.P.R.  from Bassano,, running east through  the new.town of Empress, and joining the main line at Swift Current,  has been starred.*" "Over a thousand  men under' a.'score of sub-contractors, have commenced the grading  ofthe line, which when completed  will lessen the journey from Calgary  to Winnipeg by halt a day.  The British steamer, Chiltern  Range," which arrived at Montreal  a few days ago with a damaged hull,  reports having passed numerous  ice bergs, one of which she collided  with. The captain's report says the  berg was of unnsual size���"a towering mass of ice"���and but for the  fact that his vessel was steaming  dead slow, the result might have  been much more serious.  Telegrams to federal officials at  Prince Rupert from the Nulato  trading post, a native village on the  Lower Yukon river, says a mysterious epidemic has the post in its  grip. Two sudden deaths have  already taken place, and from  the description of the symptoms  contained in the wire the malady  is thought to be a dangerous ty ?e  of diptheria. All the serum in die  settlement has been exhausrpH  Professor Pictet of Geneva, inventor of liquid air, announces that he  has discovered a "cold cure" for  leprosy. Recent experiments carried out at Hawaii by the United  States surgeons have been entirely  successful. The patients were .subject id to a local application of liqui  fied carbon dioxide at a very low  temperature, 110 degrees below  zen , and the intense cold is reported lo have destroyed the microbes  of the dreaded disease.  products is an insatiable one.   ��  Boundary Surveyors Leave  The   party   in   charge  of N.  J.  Ogilvie,  who   is   the  Canadian   representative with the South-eastern  Alaska    Boundary" surveyers     left  Vancouver last week  to  commence  the summer's work.      F. Morse, of  the U.S. department will work with  the Canadian engineers.    The total  length of the  boundary   line   to   be  adjudicated ���   was    originally     887  miles,   but  about   seven-eights    of  this  has    already    been   delimited,  leaving about 110 miles  still  to   be  decided,   and it is this strip that it  is hoped" to   complete   this_ season.  The territory already   delimited-.'includes, some of' the 'roughest   country in the world, and what is left is~  not expected   to  present  so   many  difficulties.  The New Fish Bait  Spokane, Wash., May 22���Maurice Oppenheimer, son of Mose  Oppenheimer, a Spokane capitalist,  is sponsor for-this one. Using the  half of a Turkish cigarette for bait,  which he attached to an ordinary  hook, young Oppenheimer declares  he caught a two-pound Dolly Var-  den trout in the Colville river, north  of Spokane. His fish story has it  that the ferrymen was improving  his time between trips by fishing,  but was having ill luck. Telling  the ferry tender he was using the  wrong kind of bait, the Spokane  boy says he took a "pill," broke it  in two, fastened ii to the hook  and in.a few minutes brought out a  fine fish.  DYOLA  It's' tbe CLEANEST. SIMPLEST, and BEST HOME  DYE, one on bur���Why you don't even have to  know whet KIND of Cloth your Good* are made  of.���So Mistake* are Impo*alble.  Send for Free Color Card, Story Booklet, and  Booklet ghrlns; re.ulta of Dyeing over other colon.  The JOHNSON-RICHARDSON CO., Limited,  Montlesl. Canada.  Mineral Act  FonnF.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTICE.  "Belmont Fractional" Mineral Claim, situate  in tho Greenwood Mining Division of Yale dig-  trict.  Whoro located:���Groonwood Camp.  TAKE NOTICE, that I, Donald J. Matheson,  agent for Eric E. Jaoksen, Free Miner's Cer  tiflcate No. 40.808B, Intend sixty days from tho  date hereof, to apply to tho Mining Recorder  for a Cortificato of Improvements for tho  purposo of obtaining- a Crown Grant of tho  above claim.  And further take notice that uction. undor  ncction 37, must bo commenced beforo the isnuo  of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 19th day of March. A.D. 1913.  D. J. MATHESON, Auont.  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Bag-  gage.Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.      Phone A65  James G. McKeown  DO   VOU   WANT  TO  MAKE MORE MONEY  IN placing your Newspaper Advertising,  place the greatest value on the paper with the  greatest influence on its readers.  Use the medium that is watched for eyery  week by the people of your community.  Spend the money with the paper that is  read with interest. It reaches the people and  you know that you're getting into the homes of  the people you want to reach.  Quality has not yet become popular, but  the day is not far distant when this will be one  of the main features of Newspaper Advertising.  In the meantime business men, who have faith  in quality, are reaping huge returns.  til  Remember first, last, and always, that circulation counts; that quality of service gives  quality in returns. The high priced medium  pays. Like the high priced servant, you will  find money well expended.  Ill  You  can   make   more  money   by   selling  more goods; you can sell more goods by advertising in The Phoenix Pioneer, whose constituency is the Boundary district.  Ill  The way to test the truth of this statement  is to send us the copy for your ad. right away.  The experience would not be an expensive one,  and satisfactory results are assured.  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Perfect satisfaction is assured all our guests.     It is  the most centrally located hotel in town.     ���,  Bar Stocked with Best Wines. Liquors, Cigars  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  .  at Phoenix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States.  G. Kay, Publisher.  ADVERTISING SCALE  Application for Liquor Licence (30 days) ..$5.00  Certificate of Improvement notice (60days)$7.60  Application to Purchase Land notices (60 days)   87.50  Delinquent Co-owner notices (90 days)... .$10.00  Small Water Notices (30 days)  $7.60  All other legal advertising, n cents a line,  single column, for tho first Insertion; and 8  cents a lino for each subsequent Insertion, nonpareil measurement.  Saturday, May 24, 1913  Chisholm & Hartman, Props.  I FIRST STREET AND KNOB HILL AVENUE I  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.  THE  DAIRY      J.W.Hannam, Prop.  in and See  You will never know how good a Spring Suit you can-  get at this store until you come in and see our.  Proper Clothes for Men  Style and Quality the Best  Prices to Suit every Pocket book  If you  need Shirts,  Neckwear, Hosiery, Underwear, etc  you are sure to find here just what you are looking for.  TIlOS.  BrOWn       Men's Wear Exclusiyeiy  Causes of British Emigration  Of late an attempt is being made  to account for the remarkable exodus of people Irom Great Britain.  Some disgruntled writers, with political axes to grind, naturally place  the blame upon the shoulders of the  present Liberal government, and  flatly affirm that the exodus is due  to the Lloyd-Georgian system of  taxation, but that argument falls  very short ofthe truth when the  fact is called to mind that a great  majbriry of the pleople who have  emigrated never possessed a sum of  money exceeding three hundred  dollars and consequently never came  within the scope of the new taxation. But perhaps a' more accurate  reason for the movement to Australia and Canada will be found in  the steady influx into the large  cities and industrial centres of Eng-"  land of a large foreign element from  the Continent. In this connection  it may be news to some to learn  that in many of the colliery districts  in Scotland almost the whole of the  native Scot element have been  ousted by the advent of thousands  of Poles. To such an extent has  affairs in this particular instance been  going on, that the medical men and  lawyers   have  doubt  exists,   is  the  possession of  game at the expiration of the hunt-  ing  season.      Hitherto it was   permissible for a person to have game  in his or her possession for a  period  of ten days after the hunting season  has   closed.       But    this    privilege  has   been   rescinded, "and    anyone  found with game in their possession  during the close season is liable to  heavy fine or imprisonment.      If, as  is   often   the  case,   a  hunter  only  secures  his game  during  the  last  day or two of the season and consequently will likely have it on his  hands for  a few  days in the close  season, he may get over the difficulty by applying to a game warden  for a special permit.  What is probably the first case in  the province under the recent  amendment to the Game Act, came  up on Tuesday afternoon (May 13),  before Magistrate Plewman, when  Thomas Charles, alias Tarowski,  pleaded guilty to carryiug a rifle  without a license. The informant,  Alexander Cox, J.P., of Paterson,  stated that he had warned the defendant, who said he understood  he must have the license to kill  game. The magistrate ordered confiscation of the rifle and adjourned  the case until Thursday to allow  the defendant to. bring it in from  Paterson. On Thursday, this having been done, the magistrate allowed him to go on payment of the  costs, $3.00, but stated that in any  future cases of a similar nature a  fine would be imposed as well as  confiscation.���Rossland Miner.  OATS  Sensible British Comment  If it be true that Japan wishes to  carry the  Californian  land question  to   the   Hague   tribunal,   we   may  shortly   obtain a   fruitful   lesson  in  the   practical  limits   of arbitration.  If     the    Chinese     and     Japanese  are    to   have    free   entry   to    the  Pacific     coast     it    means    eventually the   extirpation   of white labor!,  from   that  region.      All the arbitra-1  SOWING HIS WILD  REAPING A HARVEST OF SORROW  How many young men  can look back on their  earlyylife and"regTet their,  misdeeds. ' 'Sowing their ]  wild oats" in various ways.  Excesses, violation of nature's laws, "wine, women  and song''���all have their  victim's. V|ou have reformed but what about the  Beed you have sown���what  about the harvest? Don't  trust to luck. If you are  at present within the  clutches of any secret habit  which is sapping your life  by degrees; if you are suffering from the results of  past indiscretions; if your  blood has been tainted from  any private disease and you  dare not marry; If you are married and live in dread of symptoms breaking  out and exposing your past; if you are suffering as the result of a misspent  life-DRS. K. & K. ARE YOUR REFUGE. Lay your case before  them confidentially and they will tell you honestly if you are curable.  ;    YOU CAN PAY WHEN CURED  We Treat and Cure VARICOSE VEINS, NERVOUS DEBILITY.  BLOOD and URINARY COMPLAINTS, KIDNEY and BLADDER Dis*.  eaae* and all Diseaie* Peculiar to Men.  CONSULTATION FREE.   Book* Free o* Diieaia* of Mm.   If unable lo ell, write  for a QuMtioa Blank tor   HOME   TREATMENT-  Drs.KENNEDY&KEMEDY  Cor. Michigan Ave. and Griswold St., Detroit, Mich.  'NOTICE All letters from Canada must be addressed to our  amaaamaaawaam Canadian Correspondence Department in Windsor,  Ont. If you desire to see us personally call" at our Medical Institute in  Detroit as we see and treat no patient* in our Windsor offices which are  used for correspondence and Laboratory for Canadian business only.  Addresa all letters as follows:  DRS. KENNEDY & KENNEDY, Wind.or, Oat.  Write for our private address.  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.  STEAM HEATED.  James Marshall, Prop.  ELECTRIC LIGHTED  Phoenix, B.C.  found    it   absolutely! tion in   the world will  not persuadel|  necessary to study the Polish langu-1 the   people   of   the   western  states  age. A similar condition also ex  ists in London, where thousands of  the native British population are  tramping the streets in the ^vain  search for the employment  that has  that it is their duty to give up their  bread and butter to* an alien race,  and we can imagine how much likli-  hood there is of the g-overnment at  Washington taking" measures to en-  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 eggs. Let us  accommodate you. PHONE F 32  The Phoenix Dairy  W. A. McKay & Sons  Proprietors  The Central Hotel  NEAREST HOTEL TO FAMOUS GRANBY MINES  FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION  FOR   MINERS  Bar Stocked with the Finest Line of Wines, Liquors, Cigars  A. O. Johnson  Proprietor  ICE CREAM" PARLOR  We have arranged for a continuous supply'through-.  out the summer ofthe FAMOUS HAZELWOOD  ICE CREAM. Special rates to parties. Cooling"  soft drinks of varied flavor.  The Delicacy ofthe Summer Season -  HAZELWOOD ICE CREAM-TRY ONE  KNOB HILL AVENUE  1  In introducing the budget in the  House last week, the Dominion  finance minister said he thought  the present money stringency had  within itself the germs -of its own  cure. Stringency, he said,. leads  financial houses to careful steps to  strengthen their own position, but  the records of the past have shown  that put of such action there generally come improved conditions and  lower rates ot interest.  MINISTER PRAISES  ZAM-BUK  Tells How it Cured His Wife's  Bad Sore  When Everything- Else  '    Had Failed  been taken'from them, aud g-iven to /force such an award on its own sub-1  the alien and strang-er. Particularly I jects. We should rather like to see I  is this true in the case of employees / the experiment for its usefulness in I  in almost all the London hotels and j bringing dreamers back to hardf  clubs, and it is an irony of fate to J facts.���Pall Mall Gazette,  see-a general ofthe Imperial army,  quite possibly an advocate of conscription or a keener sense of  patriotism, seated at the dining  table of his hotel, and being waited  on by a foreign military reservist,  who in the short space of a couple  of weeks might be engaged in taking pot shots at his wine-soaked  aristocatic figure. Then there is  the case of the employees of the big  chemical works, thousands of whom  own allegiance to a foreign flag and  are liable to be called to their respective colors at any time. Under  these circumstances is it any wonder that John and Sandy, Taffy and  Pat are packing up and leaving the  land that their forefathers have paid  such a fearful price for. But that  which is Britain's loss is Canada's  gain, for in spite of the above circumstances that have helped to  drive him  out,   the  new immigrant  is a strikingly patriotic individual, Rey Hem.y J< Munton> of Blackfa,ds  and will play a mighty part in the Alta ( wrjtesi -'My wife had a very  true development of the great Can- bad sore foot, which it seemed impossi-  adian west. ble to get anything to heal.    The sore  would heal to- a certain point and thi-n  fester again, and so on. I procured a  box. of Zam-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 I thought you ought to know  of this case. I have since recommended  Zam-Buk to several of my parishioners  and it always gives satisfaction."  Another instance in which Zam-Buk  proved of unequalled value is told by  Mr. N. L. 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  toe and the next toe were laid open. I  applied Zam-Buk and only had to miss  work for two days. Zam-Buk healed  the wound so quickly that on the third  day I was able to put on my boot and  walk to my work. In a very short time  my toes were quite healed, and the foot  is now as sound as ever, thanks to Zam-  Buk."  Just as good for chronic sores, ulcei ������,  piles, blood poison, burns, scalds, eru >-  tions, eczema, and all skin injuries ai cl  diseases. 50c. box at all druggists ai d  stores, or Zam-Buk Co., Toronto. T y  Zam-Buk Soap, too, 26c. per tablat.  d. l. Mcelroy  S.OLE AGENTS FOR PRINCETON COAL  l' ���    Dealer in Lumber, Shingles,  Lath  ���  ��� -and Cedar  Poles.      Stull Laggan.  First-Class Fir & Tamarac Wood.  MOVING MACHINERY OUR SPECIALTY  If Tired of Wood, try Princeton Coal  Repeating Rifles Still Legal  Some misconception appears to  prevail in Phoenix as to the correct  interpetration of some of the clauses  in the new amendments to the Provincial Game Act, especially as regards the one which forbids the use  of the automatic and magazine shot  gun. According to a recent ruling  the word gun in the Act does not  necessarily refer to a rifle, the  amendment being aimed solely at  the magazine shot gun, the use of  which has played havoc with the  game birds of the province. The  automatic and magazine rifle are  therefore perfectly legal, as is also  the double-barrelled shot gun, providing of course that the person |  carrying one has taken out thej  necessary license. i  Another  point   over which  somej  BOOKS AMP STATIONERY  Fancy Goods, Dolls and Toys, Kodak Films and  Supplies, Musical Instruments and Supplies, Newspapers, Mag-azines and Periodicals���School Sundries.  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Local and General  Our Special Order Department  ���������������     maamanaaanmamaa     ���������������I     mammammaamwmamaamaaammawst  is for the man who is hard to fit���and for  the man who insists on having clothe*  made to his individual measure. Such men  will appreciate the wide range of fabrics���  and the faultless tailoring ���offered by  Fit-Reform. 783  Morrin Thompson,  Phoenix.  Union Store  D. OXLEY.  Proprietor  Begs to announce that he has secured the sole agency in Phoenix  for the Frache Bros., well-known Nurserymen of Grand Forks,  and will hereafter carry an assortment of  Cut Flowers, Wreathes and  all Kinds  of  House Plants  FINECST LINE OF FRYS' CHOCOLATES, CANDIES, ETC.  EXCELLENT LINE OF CIGARS, PIPES, TOBACCOS  ls-5" -V"-','"  was' /rviV- ^J'~  -j  ami C>i- * -njf i -'' ���" <  SYNOPSIS OF COAL.  Church Services  Tomorrow (Sunday) May,25th, there  ����TvtTVTr' ncrTTt ��� A-rT.-.vToi will be a union service of Ihc'Method-  :iMININU. K.fc-'-J.y LA 1 J.<J*NS">   ibt and PresbyWrianconKregations, in  l^$^A&Z-?',Avr?>' ���iio'*��*"-t,v.     'c   -i   i. "u      l t   *��     7.30,p*.m.     All welcome.   Rev.   J. R.  ^frY^/tf2<>z"2J'i-j iw^ Manitoba,-Saskatchewan >and Al-   Mnnrn '��� ��� *v7   ,  J.." L  S"  1*^  I'  ; '\ berta,, the Yukon Territory, the North  *.,y  ,  , west Territories arid iu a portion of the  '.   - Province'of British Columbia, may be  leased for a term of twenty-one  years  at an annual rental of $1 an acie.   Nob  move than 2,5b0 acres will bo leased to  one applicant.  Application for .1  by   the   applicant  Agent or Sub-Agent  which (he rights applied for are situated."  In surveyed territory the laud must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsur-  veyed territory' the tract applied for  shall be stakcl out by tlie applicant  himself.    ,  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for are not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable  output of the mine at the rate of five  v cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, such returns should be furnished at least once  a year.  "�� The lease will include the coal ruining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available  burface rights may be considered  necessary for the working of the mine  at the rate of $10.00 an acre.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands. . .  W. VV.CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���-Unauthori'/.ed   publication   of  ���idvertiseiucnt will not be paid for.  Munro  St. John's. Church���Sundays: Holy  Comrauuicm, 8a.m.; Matins; 10.30 a.m.;  Holy Communionaud sermon, 11 a.m.;  Sunday school, 3 p.m.; Evening service, 7 30. "Week days: jtfatins, 7.30,-  Evensong, 6.30. Wednesday, Holy I  Communion, 0 a.m '  Jim Pierce Ii'ft on Friday to spend  Victoria Day in Rossland.  Household furniture for sale. Apply  Pioneer office.  Miss L'Hnreux arrived in Phoenix  on Monday from Portland on a visit  to her father.  John McLaughlin returned from a  few days' vacation in Spokane on  Monday evening.  A. O. Johnson, mine host of the  Central hotel,*' paid a short business  trip to Spokane this week.  P. McOallum, -Dominion inspector of  immigration at tlie boundary line, wis  a visitor in town on Monday;  Walter Forshaw left for Vancouver  on Saturday last, where- he has a position as ship's carpenter in sight,  The Similkameen Star says that  W. B. Murks is about to build on his  property at the mouth of Sutter creek.  Mrs. Leo. Stalls, formerly of Phoenix and now a resident of Spokane, is  the guest of her sister, Mrs. John  Mulligan.'  Dr. "VV. L. Ritchie, accompanied by  Mrs, Ritchie arrived in town on Tuesday and have taken up their residence  iu the Granby block.  Horace B. Strut/.el, clerk at the  Granby hotel, who recently paid a  short visit to Spokane, returned to  the camp oh -Wednesday.  Mrs. A. Johnson and Mrs. R. Nelson  were the guests of Mrs. F. Peterson  and Mrs. S. T. Matthews in Grand  Forks on Thursday and Friday.  The lady who left her glasses iu the  lodgeroom of the K.P. hall on the  occasion of the last social can have  samu by applying at this office.  The Rev. J. J. Nixon, pastor of the  local    Methodist    Church,    has  been  transferred  to Nelson and  his  place  will be taken by the Rev. J. T. Hall.  ,  There was no closing of the stores  ou Wednesday last, but today being  Victoria Day, a general holiday among  the store* employees has been declared.  Geo. Barnes, who came in on Tuesday from a trip to the coast and Merritt,  leaves   this   morning   with   his  family for Grand Forks,  where they  will in future reside.  Douglas Peiry, father of Mrs. J.  Pipe, who for many years held tlie  position of sporting editor on one of  London's dailies, died at Vancouver,  on May 14.    He was 62 years of agev"-  . Mrs. Chas. "M. Campbell, who'has  been paying a*short visit to her home  in Vancouver, returned to the city on  Monday, accompanied by her sister,  Miss McGeer.  A report is current about town to  / the effect that the Knights of Pythias  an-  Geo. Evans, the well-known Greenwood contractor has taken up his permanent residence in Phoenix. Mr.  Evans is the new purchaser of the  Biner block.  J. OC Jones, ah employee of the  Granby mine, met with a painful accident on Monday while at work in No.  3 tunnel. He was struck on the head  by a rock and unfortunately rolled into a chute. His injuries were all confined to the head. The latest report  from the hospital is to the effect that  he is progressing satisfactorily.  The.', pictures shown at the Miners'  Union hall this week were a distinct  improvement over last week, the new  machine which was installed on -Monday working like a chariii. The attendance as a whole was fairly good and  the subjects portrayed appeared to  meet with general satisfaction. The  daily performance at 8.16 will be continued.  P. J. McKenzie, the genial representative of the Kelly-Douglas company, who had been confined to his  room in the Brooklyn hotel for some  days, suffering from a severe attack of  grippe, left hurriedly for the coast on  Monday in response to a wire informing him of the serious illness of his  mother. Much sympathy was expressed for Mr. McKenzie, who undertook the trip at considerable, risk.  The local bachelors are making arrangements with a view to entertaining their married brethren to a dance  on June 2. Everybody will remember  the last affair of this kind, when the  "bachers" made a name for themselves.  Their ranks are slightly diminished,  and although a few of them may bo  addicted to the use of hair restorer,  yet when it conies to acting the hosts,  the wily ones require no tuition from  their less fortunate brothers. The proposition to present a consolation prize  to the married man with the greatest  number of children came up for discussion at tho meeting and was referred to a committee.   ���  The Silver King Mine  "The process ot unwatering- the  Silver King mine at Nelson is  steadily proceeding and on Wednesday the water had been overcome  down to about the eighth level. It  will take a few more days before  the tenth level is reached when a  thorough examination of the old  mine" will then be possible. The  abundance of snow this^ winter has  severly hampered the outside work  and supplies for the mine have  been a difficult matter to get on.  tl>  CITY OF PHOENIX  NOTICE  Public Notice is hereby given that the  first sitting of the annual Court of Revision for revising, correcting and hearing complaints against the assessment  as made  by the Assessor for the year  1013, will beheld at the City hall, Phoe  nix, B.C., on Wednesday, the 18th day  of June, ,1913, at 8 p.m.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C.,  May 9th, 1913.  H. Hartley, ' City Clerk  livening Service at  7.30  Father Choinel, pastor.  p.m.  K,  ev.  Deane Hotel  J. K. MECREDY, Prop.  Special  Dinner  will be served every   .  Sunday Evening  from 5 to 7.30 p.m.  i  MEALS FIFTY CENTS  We  Cater for Suppers  Private Parties  and  Private Dining-room Shortly to  be Constructed.  A. C. Spraggins, Chef.  Jos. Thompson, formerly of Phoenix, is still located at Tulameen city,  where he acts a guide, philosopher and  friend to all the wandering mining  men who visit that section. The tri-  ���xssic inthrust that Joe discovered on  Jiis claim did not prove of much ac  count, but our worthy former citizen  is still as optimistic as ever and no  doubt will find another just as soon  as the snow goes..  Harry Richardson, formerly connected with the local office staff of the  Granby company, is temporarily filling the position of operator at the  Rossland depot of the C.P.R.  Thos. Richards, whose health has  not been very good of !ate, left on  Wednesday morning for Vancouver,  where he expects to receive some benefit from the Pacific breiezes.  Steve Barr, electrician on the staff of  the local sub-station went to Spokane  on Thursday morning, vvhere he intends to take, a rest after his recent  severe spell of sickness.  Once again the Pioneer has been requested to ventilate the grievance of  residents in the vicinity of the football  ground. The nuisance complained of  is the abominable practice of swearing  and the use of obscene language in the  presence of ladies and children. ������  For Sale���Four-roomed house and  lot, situate on Spion Kop; furnished;  good well about ten feet from house;  sufficient furniture for two families.  If on the watch for a bargain this is  worth looking into. Very eheap. Apply Pioneer office.  For those summer outings, buy your  fishing tackle at Almstrom's. Take a  kodak with you and keep a record of  the trip. A full line of photo supplies  always on hand.  SEALED TENDERS addressed to the  undersigned, and endorsed "Tender to  Complete Jetty at Steveston, B. C,"  will be received at this office until -1.00  P.M., on Tuesday, June 17, 1913, for  the completion of the Jetty at Steves-  ton, at the Mouth of the Fraser River,  New Westminster, B. C.  Plans, specification and form of contract can be seen and forms of tender  obtained at this Department and at the  offices of C. C. Worsfold, Esq., District  Engineer, New Westminster, B. C; F.  W. Alymer, Esq., District Engineer,  Chase, B. C, and on application to the  Postmaster at Steveston/ B. C.  ���Persons tendering are notified that  tenders will not be considered unless  made on the printed forms supplied,  and signed with their actual signatures,  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.  Each tender must be accompanied by  an accepted cheque on a chartered bank,  payable to the order of the Honourable  the Minister of Public Works, equal to  ten per cent (10 p.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. If the tender be not accepted the cheque will be returned.  The Department does not bind itself  to accept the lowest or any tender.  By order,  R. C. DESROCHERS,  Secretary.  Department of Public Works,  - Ottawa, May 16, 1913  Newspapers will not be paid for this  advertisement if they insert it without  authority from the Department.���  40043.  Greenwood     H vQ'.&v ��lWC  rx ���        '  ~     "     I  lower town,   9.00 a.m.   -Standard Time  ?- 4*i  If*  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 8.45 a.m. "j  "'  '.'."'"'.     lower town,   9.00 a.m.   -  Leave Greenwood 3.00 p.m. J  PROMPT  ATTENTION   TO  EXPRESS  AND  FREIGHT  J. FULLER, Proprietor..  Victor, Victrolas  Records  We are agents for these goods, and can  supply you with them very quickly, as  well as save you money on the transaction.  lack, Jeweler  ANNOUNGEMENT  THIS SHOULD  PROVE OF  EXCEPTIONAL  /������. INTEREST TO YOU   ;--- .   '.'������  The Canadian Home Investment Company, Ltd., the oldest and  largest homo purchasing contract company in Canada has appointed a resident agent inThoenix, who will be pleased to explain the many advantages  of the company's time-tried plan. v'  .'������      The company is making loans from coast to coast in Canada to its  contract holders at but  <5%.  ��� ,���;.... per annum  ������'���;���' TO BUY OR BUILD HOMES OR  '���v;-;; TO PAY OFF MORTGAGES AT HIGHER RATES  The C H. I.C. Plan is the most practical and convenient method of  acquiring your own home. We loan you the money and you pay it back in  small monthly payments.  \ INVESTIGATE TO DAY  C. Donnelly, Resident Agent,  Phoenix, B. C.  ���:..-. . THE.    :.,:,������.,  CANADIAN HOME INVESTMENT COMPANY  LIMITED  "Canada's Old Reliable" ;  Head Office    Pacific Bldg.     Second  Floor  VANCOUVER, B.C.  Thirty Branches in Canada  mm  wm  DOCTOR THE CAUSE  NOT THE EFFECT  If you are afflicted with boils, pimples, scrofula, salt  rheum, eczema, or any other indication of impure blood, don't  waste time and money in external remedies for the treatment of  these symptoms.  YOU CAN  AVOID ALL THESE THINGS  BY TAKING  NYALS' BLOOD  PURIFIER  Sometimes there are no outward symptoms of impure  blood, but instead there is a feeling of langour, a rundown  listless condition, loss of appetite,���showing that the organs and  tissues of the body are not being nournished as they should be.  T,he use of Nyal's Blood Purifier is> followed by the  most pleasing results. The boils heal up and disappear; the'  skin becomes soft and smooth again, instead of harsh and  scaly, or pimpled. The liver is stimulated, the blood enriched,  and soon the whole system feels the beneficial effect of this  excellent remedy.  Phoenix Drug Company  'Phone 16. ��� ... T. S. Quance, Managert  The Direct  Route  to all B.C.  Coast Points  via the  Great N orthern R ai I way  Vancouver, $17.85; Victoria via seat** $17.85  New Westminster, $17.85  DIRECT CONNECTION AT SPOKANE  For additional information communicate with ..  J. V. INGRAM, Local Agent.  Get the Habit  AND PATRONIZE THE  PHOINIX MINERS' UNION  SHOWS  and by so doing, you place your money in your own pocket.  We will commence a series of the most up-to-date Moving  Picture Films (starting Monday, May 12), to be procured on  any Circuit.  The price for these shows will be  5c   and   15c  Ironsides Five-Piece Orchestra in Attendance  Don't Forget the opening night, Monday, May 12  SHOW STARTS AT EIGHT O'CLOCK SHARP.  ioneer ads. Reach the People  kr'^^f^^y  1 ��(ffl&m

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