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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Oct 4, 1913

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Array ���fi\ i*j*I ���V-Wiy^'^it'? CvJ-.-*-??*'*!?f'.^C*'iw//^  ,'V  Jt,  ���,-/,-'.*iiy."-'-i',t./"-i'\ji.;/,')K*.i.  *��������& ^vy^r:;:^^  |���-f,l'.���l>'   .   .'1?^  . ViW.,'  The largest copper mines in  tho Dominion arc situated  at Phoenix.     Tho Granby  ��� (Jo. em ploy a 500 men, and  has a monthly pay roll of  over $50,000, while theRaw-  hido pay roll is $18,000.  DevotecB to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  The Phoenix Pioneer is  published in the highest  municipality in Canada���  altitude, ,4,800 ft. Tho city  has a population of 1,500,  and possesses first-class  hotels, opera house, schools  FIFTEENTH YEAR  B.C. Mining  The Vancouver Exhibition association awarded special prizes to  Voight camp and also to J. Knud-  so.n for splendid samples of copper  ore and felspar exhibits.  In   the  north   drift,   on   the  250  level of   the Silver   Standard   mine,  at New Hazleton, they httve recently  encountered   the same shoot of  ore that   they  had   on   the 100 foot  level.    They   have   extra  good ore  on the drift on the upper.     For the  next few   weeks   pradtically the en-  iire force will be employed in taking-  out ore,  and -as   soon   as   the- sr-ow  arrives the shipment of ore will commence.      The property   is   repoiteJ  to have " now   reached   the  stage of  being able to finance itself.  A coast paper   reports  that some  attention is likely to be directt-d towards   operating-   the    placer   gold  that is known to exisc on  the north  beach of Graham island.   The chief  ^difficulty   that  faces   the   operators  .   i,s the fine quality  of the gold parti-.  ~cles, which   are,much   in the nature  of the flour or flake variety.     Then  there are   the   heavy seas which up  to the   present have   rendered effective work an   impossibility.     A few  years   ago,   sa^s   the   report, many  pre-emptors and others around Tow  hill,   with    primitive   methods,   demonstrated that the sands were rich  in gold, and   some   of  them are alleged    to    have   made   fairly   good  .clean-ups.  According to the Portland Canal  Miner, .there is an unconfirmed report that ore has bean "encountered  in .the, big tunnel' now being- driven  to tap the Glacier creek vein series  at depth, intense interest has been  manifested during-the past week regarding-the striking of a vein, and  as the big bore is past the 1900  foot mark, there is every-reason to  belieVe that there is some truth in  the report, although it may be too  early to expect the tunnel' to be in  the main   ore   body.    The   outlook,  /  PHOENIX, B.C.; SATURDAY, OCT. 4, 1913  ������      ii       i i   i ��� '        i   .... ���    i  Number 12  the   work    of the'   Portland  Canal  Tunnels,   Limited,   is having much  to do   with   stimulating  a .renewed  interest in the mines,of that section.  R.  D.  Featherstonhaugh  has returned from a   visit of inspection of  the workings, of the  Omineca Gold  Mines,  Limited, on  what is known  as. Quartz   creek.     He   is  of   the  opinion   that  the  old   channel   has  been "discovered, and  that Omineca  is on the eve of coming into its own.  This condition, Ke says, will be hastened when the transportation facilities now rapidly nearing completion  are    an   accomplished   fact.      Mr.  Featherstonaugh   is also   authority  forv the   statement   that  the   trains  will be running  into North Vancouver via the Grand Trunk Pacific and  over the  Pacific .Great Eastern, be  fore  they   are running  into   Prince  Rupert from Fort George.  W. J.   Mogridge,   a mining man,  who has just returned to Vancouver  from���a trip of inspection and investigation of the mineral belt near the  headquarters   of the    Indian   river,  brings an   enthusiastic report of the  possibilities of  the  copper deposits  of that district.      The showings, he  says', are; retnarkably  good, and  at  present a crew  of government forestry men are engaged  in cutting a  trail   into that   district, which when  completed,   will make   it possible to  enter it   by way  of Wigwam Inn at  the   mouth   of   Indian   river.   ' Tne  newly-located.   London   group   was  also, inspected   on   the trip and Mr.  Mogridge  says the surface samples  showed - $23   in   copper  and   gold,  and two ounces in silver to tbe ton.  HIGHEST GOLt) AND SILVER  YIELD FOR)B.C. COPPER CO.  New Dominion Holdings Operated at a Profit���Copper Output  for Year, 7,800,000 Pounds ��� August Production Shows  -    ,    700,000 lbs. Copper, 2,406 ozs. Gold, 12,500 ozs. Silver.  According to the current issue 6f  the New York Mining Age, the production of the British Columbia  Copper Company, Ltd., for the  month of August, 1913, amounted,  it is estimated by the company's  officials, to 700,000 pounds of fine  copper, 2,400  ounces   of gold, arid  Ad-  Ore Tonnages  Following: are the returns of the  output of' the Granby mines and  -smelter for-week ending:.Sept.-2^:?,-  Granby....' .. 22,987 ~ 903,534  SMELTER TONNAGES  Granby 23,660    904,287  Month���        Copper. Gold  August *700,000 *2,400  July  618,379 2,413  June  634,238 2,245  May...:.!::  618,076 1,762  April  786,624 2,210 ���  March  844.735 2,139  February  668,312 ' 1,446  January  720,260 1,488  jjloring and developing them, and  similar expenditures in 1913 for  about the first six months of the  year have amounted to close to  $120,000. It appears that the expenditures for the entire year in  this direction will be close to $240,-  000, which will add to the operating  cost per  pound ,of copper ore pro-  In.the  about 12,500 euhcesjof silver,  ding these'to tbe  final  figures forjduced, approximately 3.08c.  the   earlier   months   of   the   year,  the British Columbia Copper's output for 1913 to date has been as follows: ^  Lbs.   Fine Ounces Ounces  Silver :  *12,500  10,262  11,827  8,479  10,965  10,299  8,082  8,621  16,103  *24y750  25,863  i ���  81,023  123,0-bO  142,025  8 months 5,590,624  Year, 1913 *7,800,000  1912 11,146,811  1911  9,944,987  1910  7,143,456  1909..:....: 6,325,000      .���;���..  ���"Estimated.  During 1913, the plant has been  operating at only two-thirdscapacity.  A conspicuously favorable feature  of the^ figures is the unusually high  gold-silver yield from the ores.* It  will be noted that  while  the copper  past years there have been charged  against options and their development, and plant additions, etc., expenditures (based on per pound of  copper produced) amounting to 3.08c  |inl912, 2.27c. in 1911, 2.96c. in  1910, and 1.80c. in 1909.  The British Columbia Copper  company in the past few weeks has  come unexpectedly into funds  through the payment by its subsidiary, the New Dominion Copper  company, of interest on the-latter's  bonds. The New Dominion Copper  company has outstanding $500,000  of 10-year 6 per cent .convertible  bonds and interest payment was  made on coupon No. 4, September  1, the disbursement amounting in  all to $30,000. The British Columbia Copper company, which controls  the New Dominion, was the biggest  single beneficiary of the latter's dis-  Jewel Mine a Payer  The Jewel   mine  on   Long lake,  the   only   free    gold   property  and  stamp mill in the Boundary district,  has at last been satisfactorily placed  on    a  practical    and   business-like  working basis.     Below ground  the  process   of   mining,    together with  development  is affording  the company   the   keenest    of satisfaction,  while the   mill,  which has   been the  property's principal  hoodoo, is now  running  like   the  proverbial    oiled  machinery and  treating  upwards ot  fifty tons of ore daily.      No concen?  trates are now shipped, as hitherto,  all   of them   being   handled by  the  tube mill and   reduced  in  the assay  furnace.    The   values   stated   to be  lost since   the   last  opening   of the  mine are   said   to   have   been  sixty  cents   per ton,   but  this   figure has  now  been   reduced   to thirty- cents.  The working force below ground  is at present much under that which  could   be   profitably  employed,  but  this condition of affairs is shortly to  be remedied when the new boarding  house,   now   under  construction, incompleted,   thus  enabling the company   to  accomodate   an ' increased  force of men.      The staff at present  numbers about thirty-five men.      In  addition   to   the   boarding   house,  other  buildings   are   in   course  of  erection, under the capable management    of  Chas.   Oliver,   who    was  entrusted with  the work  in connection with the erection of the mill.  Manager  Banks,  who  without  a  doubt is the  party  mainly responsible forthe present satisfactory state  I of the property, expects  to leave at  Visited Hj-ddeT-r^-Creek  J. E. Thompson, oT-iihe'Wai firm  of Morrin, Thompson ab^C\, who  tljgP' the  rjnjjer   rjgfrjtl of  bursement, and it   is  interesting to  note, too, that during the fiscal year |an early date tor the east, where he  in companyj^h ft|S. Thompson,  has been making ~Zur\ tour^ry the  British Columbia coasr-Iine,*?AVel-  ling as far nqrtfi as Granby bjry|" returned to t$pT the  last week.      %^\        ^  Speaking of^fe^uture pajstfects  of the districts visaed, he *&y4 it is  well-nigh impossi^fif^Jan^utsider  to grasp  the full  significance of the  progress   now   going   on   throughout the   northern   hinterland   of this  province; still   less   is   it possible to  forecast   the   ultimate   destiny,    of  those   districts.     In   other words   it  must be see:i  to   be  adequately realized.     The travellers were, in this  instance, not  content,  as many are,  with the straight point  to point trip  from Vancouver  to  Prince Rupert.  On the   contrary   they visited every  nook and  cranny   of  the  coast line  that had in   it the germs   of a prospective future.   But of all the places  stopped    at,    none    impressed    the  travellers, or excited keener.interest,    '  than   their   few   days   stay at  the  Hidden creek mine, as the guests of  the Granby company's general-supt.,  O. B. Smith.     "I never saw such a  place," said Mr. Thompson.     "The  progress up there is simply wonderful," and from these and other eulogistic references, our  representative  was led   to believe   that   half of tbe    -  -truth has not been told of the splendid progress   made  towards placing  that property   on   a   shipping basis.  He is firmly of the   opinion that the , ;  claim of the  officials to   blow' in' the  '  * . ���, -   *> ,  smelter   furnaces    about   the latter ,-  only about two-thirds that of 1912,  the ..gold ^and -~��ilver������ yield .is   very  near -equal-'-to "that  of'the-entire'  twelve-month-period   a   year   ago  On the  basis of $20 an  ounce for  gold, and 55c an'ounce "for  silver,  ,,.. .   ..     ��� ... . .   the    monetary   return    from    these  Although the British  government .     ��,'.,  ���h      ..   ���.        ��  ��� ii ^ j      I sources"in   t.913   should amount to  -will not   be  officially represented at     . -...-u- ,--,-.     -... .  ,.     _ ./       K .��� /about $1*17,6aO.     This sum   will re  the Panama exposition, quite a num-    . ���  r ir. ��� - .   .- ���,. .     , -..-^    I duce   the   net   cost   of  Will De OOtea tliat ,Wlllle   ttle copper    ��������.������� ��~i "�� uuuuK wc usmi 7mt   -      <   .-���_,-    ., .   -  ��� lend nf Tanuarv   will   Wp   madftmnd  production from the ores handled'i��  ended March 51, the^ew Dominion  *��*���*   received   an   appointment    to  end of January   will  be made good,  production trom the ores handled is       ���        .         _      itl suner:Atcnd tllft  erection and emim-   and   llke    many   otherS   who- have  Copper' company operated' ��for the  first time at a profit, which approximated .$1.1 9,009.- ,MbsV; of thty Vili  redound to the controlling British  Columbia Copper company, and will  yield to the latter funds coming  from a rather unexpected quarter.  SUMMARY IS FAVORABLE  superintend the erection and equipment of what" will probably be one  of.tbe largest-, and most up-to-date  stamp mills on the North American  continent  visited the scene" of operations, he  looks upon the advent of the Granby  company'into "the Jnofth* 'a's"ah"bcca-"  sion of far reaching importance for  the mining industry up there.  Talking    of  the    price   with   which  however, is most encouraging, and j ber of British firms will send exhibits. I  The    employees     of   the    Public / c��PPer will   eventually be produced  ...    ���      . ^ Iat   Hidden   creek,   Mr.    Thompson  Works department,   at Ottawa, are / venJtUred to  prophecy a surprise in  Considering the high marketquot-1 seeking  ao, increase  of 25 per cent   store for tbe   mining  community on  copper   perl ations foncopper, and the increasingI in their salaries.  The  (pound by almost exactly 1.5  "cents, j y\e\d .,���   g0\d   aa(j   silver   from   thej  representing one of the highest gold- I ores handled, and   considering, too, j  silver yields on record for the British j the company's new source of income!  from its holdings   in   the   New  Do-'f  minion Copper company, and   bear-  / this continent.  Special:  sSATURDAY  WE HAVE  Keremeos Crawford Peaches  Wanatchee Elberta Peaches  California Tokay Grapes  Concord Grapes  Prunes    Hungarian Plums  Canteloupes     Celery  Columbia Copper company,  The    worst   "drawback"   of   the  company,   and   this   a   "drawback"  which is more apparent than real, is  its   expenditures  in   taking up .new  properties under  option.      The   officials realize that no mine lasts forever, and   have   wisely adopted the  sound policy of looking   around for  additional    properties    while    these  latter may be cheaply obtained, and  while,   too,   the   British    Columbia  company is   in  a favorable position  for bargaining for such properties.  In 1912 there were   spent  $230,000  in taking up  new   options   and  ex-  DISTINCTIVE  ing in   mind   that   the  charges   for  breaking down 450,000 tons   of ore  have   already   been   entered   on the  books, it is apparent that the British  Columbia   Copper   company,   Ltd.,  finds itself in a very   favorable position for  lucrative  operation   in  the  next few months.     It is  announced  by the company's officials   that   the  plant which has been operating this  year'at only two-thirds capacity will  be  started   full   blast   in   the   near  future, but a  definite  date   has not  yet been set.  School Fire Drill  With a view to preventing any  repetitiou of the lamentable panics,  caused by outbreaks of fires in public schools, and incidentally to inculcate in the minds of the youngsters  a.certain measure of discipline for  some such emergency, the provincial department of education has  ordered all schooPprincipals to exercise their pupils at fire drill for not  less than ten minutes every week.  On Wednesday afternoon, by request, a demonstration of the fire  drill as practiced in the local public  school, was afforded a representative of this paper, the results of  which should be more than sufficient to dissipate any misgivings  among the parents as to the safety  of their children while at school.  The alarm was sounded about two  o'clock, and within the incredible  short space.of 43sec. the class rooms  of both up and downstairs were  emptied, and the pupils clear of the  building. Considering the diversi .y  of nations representated, the e<-  treme youth of the majority, together with the unfortunate-fact tint  only   one- exit   was   available,   the'  manoeuvre reflects no little credit  on Principal Barnes and the other  members of the school staff. The  number of pupils engaged in the  drill was 135, or ten short of the  number enrolled.  Worth Consideration  The serious attention of the Federal member for this district, Hon.  Martin Burrell, is respectfully directed to that sheet of water, lying  midway between Oro Denora and  Eholt, and distant from Phoenix  about 5j4 miles. The lake in question, commonly known as Loon  lake, is somewhere about a mile in  length, and half a mile in width, yet  there is not a single specimen of  fish to be found in its waters. In  addition to its proximity to Phoenix,  the lake also has the advantage of  lying alongside of the magnificent  inter-provincial automobile highway.  In view of what the Dominion  Fisheries department accomplished  some twelve years ago for Lor.g  lake, which at that time was as  tenantless of the finny ttibe as is  Loon lake today, it would be an es-  (Coutinucd on Pago 4)  are the feature of  As they are also the  demand of good dressers, we can supply your  Summer needs.  . We are showing all  the new lapel and front  effects in the Latest  Shades    and     Fabrics.  BROWNS,  GREYS,  FAWNS,  MIXTURES,  TWO-TONES  B  -*f>  i  ,-r &  i  neat,   quiet  popular   at  in all the  weaves so  present.  We offer no selection  ���only one grade of tailoring, that's the best.  . .?,( ��l_u���.   -Ii��     **-  /.Ik  I '/&  Mi  "' i 1',-.  .        ��[  'Vs "'Ii! Fti  \<fp-.}  ;'*.���>���  I \ >  j'  j*  try"-i  l.'CK \  t'^y-f,/- ?! ,- '���  ��-. * </ *���,     *  k*'    '*  fe-Vr*-. '  V       C  ��� >��� r       "���   , ,  s t  1 (    u '  *. *   "  I  ',/  TjME   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,   .BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  King Edward Lodge  No. 36, A.F. and A.M.  Regular communication at 8  p.m.   Second  Thursday of  ench month.  Emergent meetings sis called; Masonic  Hall, McHule Block.  Palmkh .1. Cook,  Jab. E. Caiitisk, W.M.  Secy.  Concentrates  I. O. O. F.  Snowshoe Lodge  No. 48  Meets   every   IWonday   livening   al  Miners' J lull.    Visiting brothron cor  dially invited.  E. K. Barnes, Noble Grand.  Win. Oxloy, Pin. Secy.  Sam McLeod, Roc. Secy.  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  Meets in   tho   Minora'   Union   Lodgo  Hall First, nncl Tliitd Wediieudayb.  Mrs. Amy Cook, Noblo Grand.  Mrs. Efllo llai'hhall, Seciclnry.  FRATERNAL ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Meets iri Union Hall, Friday Evenings.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  Quitman AVokk, W. P.  James Weir, W. Secy.  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28  Phoenix,  B.C.  Meets Tuesday Evening at 7.30,  Sojourning brothers cordially wel  coined.        ' ���  J. E. Carter, C. C.  Ojias. McKay, K. of R. S.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Meets in  Pythian Hall, Lower Town  First and Third Thursdays.  Eljzabeth Pope Mrs. Mary McKonzio  M.E.O.  M.R.C.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  \<\ MINING REGULATIONS  i   '   Coal mining rights'of the Dominion,  ; in Manitoba,  Saskatchewan and Al-  . berta, the Yukon Territory, the Norfch-  * west Territories andin a portion of tbe  - 1.'Province of British Columbia", may be  .,,',' -leased for a term of twenty-one. years  at an annual rental of$l an.acre.  Not  i   more than 2,560 acres will be leased to  one applicant.'  Application for a lease must be made [ world.  by   the   applicant   iu   person   to   the  A hole, which hris been drilled to  a depth of 1300 feet on Pitt meadows, is reported to have struck both  gas and oil. Principally the former.  Lady Molesworth, daughter of  Brigadier-General Frost, of the  American army, died the other day  in Cornwall. She was 'stung in the  jugular vein by a wasp, and died  within twenty minutes.  What wa.s thought to be an  earthquake last week by the people  of Victoria, now turns out to have  been nothing more than the sound  of the guns from the forts at Port  Townsend, in Washington.  Wreckage which is supposed to  be the remains of the Boussole, the  vessel of the French explorer,  Laperouse, which sailed on a voyage of discovery of the Pacific in  1788, and never returned, has been  found buried under the sand on the  island of Vanlkoro in the Pacific.  The most valuable pearl ever  found in the United States has been  taken to Chicago to be appraised.  The pearl was found by Dr. Jesse  Carr on the banks of the Fox river.  It weighed 62 grains, and is pronounced a perfect specimen. The  finder named it "Queen of America"  and made a present of it to his wife.  Its value is stated to be between  $2000 and $3000.  The new  battleship Kongo, constructed   in   Great  Britain   for* the  Japanese government,  sailed  from  Plymouth   last  week.  * She carries  forty of the latest make of torpedoes  each of which has a range of from  eight to twelve thousand yards and  a speed of 56  miles an hour.    In a  few weeks  the  firm  manufacturing  them will commence  on a big order  for  delivery   to   the   United  States  navy.  The Times reports the formation  of the United Kingdom of an employers', defence union, which is to  raise a fund of $250,000,000 with  the object of consolidating the resources' of the employers and maintaining their rights, and freedom  to deal with labor unions. Each  member of the union is asked to  guarantee    a    sum - commensurate  which is quite harmless, but one of  the most violent coloring matters  known. Should there be the slightest motion of blood the fluorescine  carried through the body stains it a  vivid golden yellow, while the eyes  assume'a deep emerald green. If  there is no movement of the blood,  the coloring matter is not dispersed  and consequently there is no  change.  1300 Miles By Canoe  Edmonton, Sept. 3.���C. D. Melville, of4he Dominion Fisheries Department, accompanied by John  McKenna, have recently arrived in  Edmonton after completing a journey of over 1600 miles, 1300 of  which was accomplished in a canoe.  The trip was in the interests of the  Dominion Fisheries department,  and afforded the former party an  opportunity of investigating the  vast possibilities of the northern  waters, which he says team with  whitefish and other food varieties.  Shooting  from   the  canoe, while  spinning along the Peace and Wab-  asca rivers,   the  party secured two  large  bears, and also   a  couple of  moose.      They  also   report  seeing  large numbers   of bear, moose and  other big game,   as   well as geese,  ducks and other feathered fowl.  On  the   way  from  Athabasca   to   Fort  Vermillion they came across indications of asphalt and sulphur, as well  as iron and other metals.  SALE OF LAND FOR DELINQUENT TAXES  In the Rossland Assessment District, Province of British Columbia.  I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that, on Saturday, the 11th day of October, A.D., 1913, at the hour of 10 o'clock  in the forenoon, at the Court House, in the City of Kobslaud, I shall oiler for sale at public auction the lands hereinafter set out of the persona in the said list hereinafter wet out, for delinquent taxes unpaid by the said persons on thu  31st day of December, 1912, and for the necessary costs and expenses, including tho costs of advertising said sale, if  not sooner paid. , ,  LIST ABOVE MENTIONED.  Name of Person Assessed  Short Description of Property  u  <  a  3  m  Q  '"S3  S  3  A.  -S  a  1  Eh  SIMILKAMEEN DIVISION OF YALE DISTRICT.  Part of Lot 162   with its  position in  the commercial  Nothing New  Spokane,   Sept.    3rd.���  Frazee, a full-blood Spokane Indian,  who   frequents   the   county   court  house,   and   occasionally  makes   a  "touch" from county officials,'which  by the  way,  he  never fails   to pay  back, says   that the  police  departments were  late in  discovering the  use of the finger print. '  Frazee declares that long before the pale-face  came or Bertillon  was  ever heard  of, the Indians in and around Spokane, always signed  documents  and  agreements with their thumb prints.  Whe.n   Frazee   negotiates   a   little  loan at  the  court house he always  pours a little-'ink  out  on a blotter,  smears his thumb on it, and solemnly   makes  his  thumb print  on the  document  in lieu  of his signature.  /'Always can tell who sign 'em," he  says.      "No    make    a    mistake.  sisrz'?-&$i-D-}part * ^ ��� ������ - ���  Hansen, Bros  Part of Lot 264 '.... 360.00  Hansen, Bros  Part of Lot 265    600.00  Hansen, Bros  Part of Lot 330  280.00  Hansen, Bros _  Part of Lot 331 ;..... 330.00  Grand Forks Orchard<3o  Part of Lot 331    100.00  Honsberjrer, J. D  Part of Lot 362  .50  Lambly, C. A. R. estate  Undivided! interest in Lot 429... 121.00  Baker, H. A. C  Part of Lot 519  10.00  Lawrence, J. T  Part of Lot 519  42.00  Ruckle, Frank  Part of Lot 634  167.00  Beasley, A. F  Part of Lot 534  5.00  Stuart, Edward  Part of Lot 634 _  10.00  McAdam, L. estate  Part of Lot 536  275.00  The London & Canada Synd. Part of Lot 638 - 320.00  The London & Canada Synd. Part of Lot 639  152.00  The London & Canada Synd. Part of Lot 640  78.00  Addington, Hon. H. H  Part of Lot 653    1.00  Rhodes, Mrs. Marion  Part of Lot 653  -12.00  Sherringham, Geo. estate.... Part of Lot 756  216.00  Gidon, Claude  Part of Lot 821....  Hansen, T. R  Part of Lot 862..."  Ryan, Ellen, J  Part of Lot 1494  1.62  Seale, Mrs. Tilly  Part of Lot 1494  1.00  I Holford. Geo  Part of Lot 1494  32.20  dROWN GRANTED PROPERTIES,  $ 25.00  70.00  2.00  3:00  9.00  21.00'  2.50  3.75  137.50  32.00  8.00  8.00  ��   .50  3.00  80.00  100x120ft' 10.00  .60  .50  ,,1-jj.,... Averhill, G. W  Part of Lot 1699.  inaiau    Morrison, Mrs. Jenny  Part of Lot 1699.  Pounder, W.  "67.34  12.30  A  Part of Lot 1727  10.00  Sherrington, Geo., estate.... Part of Lot 2007  130.00  The Robinson & Lequime..\ T  t w9 ���.n ^  Lumber Company.... / -Lot-��>Z2  240.00  Midway Coal and Coke Co.... Lot 2337 ....*.  320.00  McDonald, .Dooajd"J  Lot 2946  80.00  McDougall, Thomas ���- Part of Lot 2735 ..��� ���  4.18  Bertois.J. A  Lot 3046 ��  148.00  Gustafson, Axel   Lot 3227  320.00  Hansen, Bros Lot 3395  320.00  Bombini, Michael  ran section 29 and 33 Tp 70  164.00  Carroll, Murt  East part of Lot 125 S  180.00  Carroll, Murt and Thomas.. Lot 126 S  74.78  Sanders. James Lot 1149 S  81.72  Moore, M. A I 1178 S ���... 299.30  Ness, E., & Beamish, E. R:. Lot 1181 S   160.00  O'Keefer/Hugh  Lqt 1213 S  160.00  Whiteside, David  Lot 1313 S r. .:  40.00  3.60  6.00  15.00  5.00  7.50  10.00  5.00  3.60  16.00  7.50  4.00  4.00  6.00  $ 50.00  9.00  16.00  81.26  80.00  3.30  28.'75  113.50  1.25  8.25'  2.24  .75  10.00  8.10  3.25  1.04-  1.50  1.95  5.00  5.40  Steeves, E. L,  Cosgrove, T. B. & C   McAstocker   Knight, Horace E  Swank, G. W......  Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in j     Met<-aIfs comet,  which was dis-J White men  and  banks   should do.  Indians long time sign with thumb  before white man came. Only one  man same thumb. No change it.",  which .the rights applied for are situ -  * ated.  In .surveyed lemtoVy the land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsur-  veyed territory the tract���> applied for  shall be stake! out by the applicant  himself.  , Each application must bo 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  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,  ioyalty thereon. Tf the coal mining  rights are not being operated, such re-  turus should be furnished g,t least once  ' a year.  . The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may bo permitted to purchase whatever available  surface 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 xnade to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized  publication  of  this advertisement will not be paid for.  The Lord Mayor of London has  acknowledged through the High  Co nmissioner ot Canada, the receipt of a cheque for $15,000 from  subscribers in Canada towards the  Scott Memorial fund.  covered on September 1st, is now  heading for the earth at a tremendous speed. The comet was first  observed by the Rev. Joel Metcalf,  while he was at work in the obser-  servatory at South Hero, Vermont.  In appearance it is a round fuzzy  patch. It is faint, but visible through  a small telescope. The comet is of  the ninth magnitude and located in  the constellation Lynx, in right ascension 6 hours and 50 minutes and  declination 57 degrees.-  Ring George has just settled a  strike on his own account among  the gamekeepers on the Sandring-  ham estate. * It is an 'old custom to  give them the entire first day's bag  of game, which amounts to about  $300. This year, however, the estate steward arranged to sell- tHe  entire lot to London dealers, and  the result was a threatened strike  among the gamekeepers. The"king,'  hearing of their grievance;_ promptly  yielded to their demands, and ordered the old custom to stand.       \ ,  COLUMBIA AND WESTERN RAILWAY LANDS  Sub-lot 3 of Lot 2787......'.     160.00 -    19.20  } Part of Lot; 2698..:. :      '43.00       5.00   .  ... Sub-lot 1 of Lot 2699 1.........    150.50  Sub-lot of Ia pf Lot 2700..  160.45  16.00  20.00  19.20  Dompier, Bert...'.  Sub-lot 9 of Lot2701 '.    320.00  . SUB-DIVISION OF LOT 535, MAP 110  Van Costen, John .'.  Block 8.  Van Costen, John ,.  Block 9.  ������}������  9.72  9.67  6.00  5.00  5.00  4.25  $ 75.00  '   9.00  15.00  31.25  80.00  70.00  2.00  6.36  9.00  ' 21.00  28.75  2.60  3.75  251.00  32.00  8.00  8.00  ;   1.76  8.25  "3.00  2.24  10.00  .50  1.25  10.00  8.10  3.25  1.04  3.50  6.00  15.00  5.00  1.50  9.46  10.00  6.00  5.40  5.00  3.50  16.00  7.50  4.00-  .4.00  6.00  19.20  6.00.  16.00  20.00^  19.20  11.00  9.25  $ 3.13  .41  .68  1.41  3.60  '3.15'  .9  .29  .41  .95  1.07  J2  .18  11.25  1.44  .36  .36  .15  .37'  .14  .10  .45  .03  .10  .40  .37  .15  .05  .16  .27  .68  .23  .12  .43  .45.  .23'  .25  .23  .16  -.72  .34  .18  �� .18  .27  .86  .23  .72s'  .90J  .86  .50  .42  $ 2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  1.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  1.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  2.00  2.00  ��� 2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  $ 80.13  11.41  17.68  34.66  85.150  75.15  3.09  8.65  11.41  23.95  31.82  4.62  6.93  264.26  86.44  10.36  10.36  2.90  10.62  5.14  4.34  11.46  1.53  2.36  12.40  10.47  5.40  3.09  5.66 .  8.27  17.68  7.23  3.62  11.88  12.45  7.23  7.65  7.23  5.66  18.12  9.84  6.18  6.18  8.27  SUB-DIVISION OF LOT 700 G. I. (O) MAP 38  Ottawa authorities are trouble'd  over the recent seizure of a Japanese  vessel by' the government fisheries  protective cruiser, Jolllffe. Information since received at the Capital  shows that the clearance papers  were wrong. The papers were for  a point in Alaska. It is now believed that there were 100 Japs on  board when the vessel left Japan,  yet, when seized, had only a small  crew. It is feared that the Japanese were smuggled into British  Columbia somewhere along the  coast. The vessel was provided  with charts of the British Columbia  coast line.  Dr. Icard, a French physician,  advocates a new method of testiner  absolutely whether an apparently  dead person is really dead, and thus  avoiding the possibility of premature burial. The test depends upon  whether the blood is in circulation  or not, and consists of a subcutaneous injection of a little flurorescine  Formidable Mediterranean Fleet  The announcement by the Admiralty that a fleet comprising three  battleships, 'three battle cruisers,  eight cruisers and eight light cruisers, will be sent to the Mediterranean .early* in November, coupled  with the 'despatch of- four'large armoured ships, which will have their  base in future at Bermuda,-indicates  a radical change in the-naval policy  of Great Britain, which.-on-account  of friction with Germany*''has kept  'practically all "the "fighting units  within- home1 ���'.wateVs for several  years past*-'- '   '    '    , ���  The Meditterranean fleet after  manoeuvring- will -cruise as far -as  Alexandria in Egypt. This fleet to-  getherowith. .-about..45 ships already  there, will comprise one of the most  imposigg' naval demonstrations ever  attempted by..Great Britain in those  waters.  The fourth ..cruiser squadron,  left England bn September 23rd, for  Bermuda, and later they will be  scattered to visit various ports in  the Caribbean sea.  Uy, JL. A  Lot 2 Block 1   Rae, L. V.  Lot 3 Block 4    Ternan, W. G  Lot 3 Block 9   Rae, L. V -  Lots 1 and 2 Block 10   Rae, L. V Lots 3 and 4 Block 14   Ralph, Dr. B. B _  Lotl, Block 16, _   Rae, L. V Lots 3 and 4, Block 15 '. 7.   Rae, L. V  Lots 3 and 4, Block 16 .-.   Hargreaves, J. M  Lot 1, Block 21   Palek, Gabriel !  Block, 35   .38  .60  1.14  .76  1.00  '.7r  .75  Broad, H. F..  '          SUB-DIVISION OF LOT 1475  Block 8     13.30       4.25  .37  .38  1.14  .75  .75  1.50  175  .75  1.50  .30  3.00  .75  . .88  2.28  1.00  1.75  1.60  1.50  1.50  1.50  .30  7.25  .04  .04  .14  .07  .08  .12  .07  .07  .12  2.00  2.00  2.00J  '2.00-  2.00  2.00,  2.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00'  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  .33       2.00  22.06  7.23  18.72 <  5 22.90  22.06  13.50  11.67  1.79  1.92  3.42  2.57  2.83  2.62  2.57  2.57  2.62  1.30  9.58  HENDERSON'S ADDITION TO GRAND FORKS, MAP 156, BEING A SUB-DIVISION OF PART LOT 382 G.I. (O)  Livesley,"James Lot 14, Block 9..  3.00  2,50  5.60  .20       1.00  6.70  McKEE'S ADDITION TO GRAND FORKS, MAP 128, BEING A SUB-DIVISION OF PART LOT 382 G.I. (0)  Rashleigh, Walter  Lots 14 and 15, Block-3  .37        2.65 3.02 .41       1.00  RUCKLE'S ADDITION TO GRAND FORKS, MAP 36, BEING A SUB-DIVISION OF LOT 634 G.I. (0)  Baker, Wilfred   Lots 2 and 3, Block 21  5.50        2.00 .7.50 .25       1.00  Fitzmaurice, William   Lots 2, 3 and 4 Block 22  3.25        6.00 9.25 .51       1.00  McDougall, Angus E  Lots 1 to 10 inclusive Block 26.... 11.13      15.24 26.37 .98      1.00  Dated at Rossland, B.C.,  September 6th, A.D. 1913.  4.43  8.75  10.76  28.35  H. R. TOWNSEND,  Collector, Rossland Assessment District.  WOOD  First-class Fir and Tarn  arac Wood, $5.50 per cord  Pine Wood,  $5.00 per cord  Mineral Production of Ontario  Ontario's  mineral production for  the, first  six   months   of  the   year  shows a   large   increase.     From returns made to   the  bureau of mines  the,gains made in metaliferous ores  amounted  to   about   three   and   a  quarter  million, dollars,    the   total  being $18,508,804. * Gold heads the  list with a gain of 1,935,949, while  silver shows a falling off of $242,-  867 and Cobalt and nickel oxides of  $5726.      In    addition   to   the   gold  theie   is   an   increase  of  $6196   in  cop.ier; 347,519 in nickel;  $108,264  in   iron ore   and  $1,109,202 in pig  iror      These  increases are derived  in comparison with the same period  of 1912.  Fir and Tamarac, uouble cilt,  per cord, $7.00.  WOOD DELIVERED  NOTIOE.  ON   SHORT  'Phone B32  SILVER DEPOSIT WARE  We have just received a nice assortment of  , t *  Three-Piece Tea Sets, $12 and $13.50  Salts and Peppers, $1.50 to $4  PER  PAIR  RECO STEAM LAUNDRY  The machinery in our Laundry has  recently been completely over-hauled,  und we an? 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.  A large variety'of Vases, Gups and Saucers,  etc. Call'and look them over; nothing nicer  for Wedding Presents.  ack, Jeweler  d: j. matheson   Insurance Agent  A Trial Solicited.  Phone 50.  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Bar Stocked with Best Wines, Liquors, Cigars  ADVERTISING scai,k  Application for Liquor Licence (30<lnyH> .:$5.00  Uorliflcntoof Improvement notice (00days)37.60  Application to Purchase Land notices (GO days)   '. $7.60  Delinquent Co-ownor notices (80days) ..7.$10.00  Small YVutoc Notices (SO days)  $7.60  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a line,  singlo column, for tho first Insertion; and 8  ccnU a line for each subsequent insertion, nonpareil measurement.  Mr.   Borden   knows   the  man,  and  that he is not loyal to the Empire."  Saturday, Oct. 4, 1913  HARTMAN & WALSH, Props.  FIRST STREET AND KNOB HILL AVENUE  A  ur  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.  SPECIAL ORDER SAMPLES  FOR FALL  Are now ready for Inspection.    Make vour  choice  \vhile  the   assortment  is  complete  Thos Brown  "Everything a Man  Wears"  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  i  M -  We have arranged for a continuous supply throughout the summer of the FAMOUS CURLEW  ICE CREAM. Special rates to parties. Cooling-  soft drinks of varied flavor.  The Delicacy of the Summer Season ���  FAMOUS CURLEW ICE CREAM-TRY ONE  KNOB HILL AVENUE  Hertzog and Laurier  The following appeared recently  in the editorial columns of the  Brantford Expositor, a leading Ontario Liberal organ:  "For some time -past' Genera}  Botha, the South African premier,  like Sir Wilfrid, has be'en unpopular with a certain section of the  members of his own nationality because of being too Imperialistic in  his sentiments. In fact he has had  his own trouble with General Hertzog, the Bourassa of South Africa,  and a former member of his own  government, on this very ground."  This is very interesting.in view of  the following last week in the junior  Liberal newspaper of Edmonton:  7 "Upon the same question exactly  as divides the Liberal and Conservative parties in Canada upon the  naval question, the Africander party of South Africa has split into two  parts, Hertzog leading the sentiment' which correspouds with the  sentiment here, and GeneralBotha  leading the sentiment which corresponds with that of the Conservatives  in Canada. Nothing in recent  months more strikingly displays the  real crux of the great question involved than the parallel utterances  at almost the same time of the two  leaders of the. same opinion, Hertzog and Laurier on the opposite  sides of the globe."  The Edmonton supporter'of Sir  Wilfrid'. is to be congratulated on  its frankness. There can be , no  question that it is correct, and news  papers like the Expositor, it may be  unwittingly, fail to interpret properly the Liberal leader's'views.  Hertzog and Laurier are "two  leaders of the same opinion;" Hertzog has' done everything in his  power to prevent Botha making  South Africa a British country, in  fact as well as in name. He has  appealed to the narrowest of South  African prejudices in an effort to  keep that dominion from taking its  proper place in the Empire.  But Hertzog is being beaten in  South Africa and his Canadian  counterpart will be beaten here.  The only thing that has prevented  Sir Wilfrid from being absolutely  discredited with all who value the  British connection, is the impression  that followers of his, like the Brantford Expositor, have persistently  striven to convey that he is a sincere imperialist.  But both here and in the old land  he is at last been seen in his true  colors/ The following from the  London .Saturday Review is, fully  justified by the article in the Edmonton paper that is quoted from  above.  "If there has ever been any doubt  as to   the   real   purpose   behind  Sir  Wilfrid   Laurier's opposition  to the  Borden   naval  policy,   there   can be  none after his latest  speech in Quebec.     He confesses that so far back  as   1902   he   rejected   proposals   intended   to   concentrate   the military  powers   of  the   Empire in   London.  He is,   therefore,   consistent,   as wc  have always   recognized   him to be,  in his determination  to  leave Canada free to   act   as   she feels inclined  in any Liberal crisis.      There would  be   co-operation,   if  there   were cooperation at  all, only  after  Canada  had been   convinced   that  the cause  of the Empire's was Canada's.      Sir  Wilfrid   Laurier    has   never   understood that   there   could   be no such  middle course.     Canada must either  fight for   the Empire   or  haul clov n :  the flag.     If   his   words   mean anything they   mean  separation, \vhi.:b  is   precisely what   Mr. Borden   said!  of Sir Wilfrid's   attitude   long ago. I  Reasons Galore  Replying to'the demand of N. K.  LaFlamme, K.C/, as to the why  and wherefore of the minister of the  interior's action in ordering the expulsion of the murderer, Harry  Thaw, from Canada, Mr. Marechal,  K.C, representing the government,  gave the following reasons:  1. That the original of the writ  had not been served on the immigration authorities connected with  the case, but only copies which were  irregular.  2'. That each writ served should  have borne the original signature  of the judges issuing and also the  man' who served them, which law  had not been fulfilled;   '  3. That being a criminal matter,  Judges Gervais and Cross, sitting  in chambers, had no right to issue  the writ, which should have come  up before a judge, of the whole.district in which the prisoner was held.  4. That being a criminal matter,  that court had no jurisdiction as it  was a civil tribunal;  5. That the Immigration Department under the Act, had supreme  power in such a matter, and that  its decision could not be reviewed  or quashed by any court, unless the j  party affected was a Canadian or a  Canadian domiciled.  Yes, they ore neat!  And they're just as comfortable as they look.  I have worn this kind for years and I never  knew what hose satisfaction was until I got  them. You should try Penmans Hosiery���they  retain their shapeliness���set snug to foot and  limb and wear much longer than ordinary hose.  Penmans Hosiery is made for men, women and children, in  cotton, cashmere, silk and lisle���in any weight and all  popular colors. Look for the trademark  Penmans Limited, Paris, Can.  Hosierv Sweaters Underwear  93  Hosiery  p*nd  ..V   KNIT GOODS   ���/.  Hotel Brooklyn  Further portions of the memoirs  of Viscount Hayashi, at one time  Japanese ambassador in London,  are published in London. . This  latest batch shows how Japan negotiated secretly and simultaneously with Russia and Great Britain,  and how Germany refused to enter  into an alliance with Japan and  England. Viscount Hayashi uses  harsh words in his characterization  of Japanese diplomacy, calling various aspects of it 'breach of faith  lack of honor and outrageous conduct.' He says the alliance was  brought about at the cost of the respect of Russia and Europe.  An Excellent Record;  "Mr. Burrell~has made an excellent  record   as   Minister   of Agriculture.  We do not, say   so   in  any spirit of  disparagement   of its predecessors,  but he  is undoubtedly  doing better  Work than   any   minister previously  in charge of that department.      It is  true that his   opportunities for good  work are greater" than  they enjoyed,  but it   is   something   to   be   able to  take advantage   of opportunities as  they   arrive.     Mr.   Burrell  has certainly done this.���Colonist.  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.  d. l. Mcelroy  SOLE AGENTS FOR PRINCETON COAL  Dealer in Lumber, Shingles, Lath  and Cedar Poles.     Stull Laggan.  ��� First-Class Fir & Tamarac Wood.  MOVING MACHINERY OUR SPECIALTY  If Tired ofWood^try Princeton Coal  The farmers of Canada, who are  now busily engaged in hauling the  bumper crop to the elevators, will  have reason to remember that  Liberal majority in the Senate who  vindictively killed the government's  good roads bill.  It is reported from London that  up to the present the British Colonial office has not been approached  to name the third member of the  British Columbia "Better Terms"  commission.  iitlli  MRS. A. SAICH, of  Cannington Manor, Sask.,  Write*:���"My brother suffered severely from eczema.  The sores were very extensive, and burned like coals  into his flesh. Zam-Buk took  out all the fire, and quickly  gave him ease. Within three  weeks of commencing tvith  Zam-Buk treatment, every  sore had been cured."  This is but one of the many  letters we are constantly receiving  from people who have proved the  healing powers of Zam-Buk.    For  Meat Market Specialties  Empress Creamery Butter, 35c. per lb.; 3lbs. for $1.00.  Shamrock Creamery Butter, 1 lb. Cartoons, very choice,  40c. per lb.  Shamrock Brand, fresh Eggs, 4-Oc. per dozen.  Shamrock Hams, Bacon and Lard, cannot be beat.  Ontario Mild Cured Cheese, 25c. per pound  SEE OUR DISPLAY  P. BURNS & CO., LTD.  Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merchants  PHOEDC,   B. C.        PHONE  2  e Phoenix Club  N. J. Deichert, Prop.  eczuna, piles, sores, burns, cuts  and all skin troubles there is  nothing like this wonderful balm.  No skin disease' should be considered incurable until Zam-Buk  has been tried.  AUDmgtfaU. SOv. par Box.  Rqfuia SubilHatts.  PIPES, CIGARS, TOBACCOS, CIGARETTES  LAIIOK AND   VAKItiD   ASSORT.M KNT  OK  CHOCOLATES,  KTO.  CAN BE PURCHASED BY THE GALLON OR OTHERWISE  All Kinds of Soft Drinks Compounded on Shortest Notice.  ENGLISH BILLIARDS,   POOL,   BOWLING ALLEYS    [  J.JL JL t-  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 8.45 a.m. *.  " " lower town,    9.00 a.m.   'Standard Time  Leave Greenwood 3.00 p.m. J  PROMPT   ATTENTION   TO   EXPRESS  AMD   FREIGj-T  E! S��p?  amaam  7  maama^ammmaaaiam  Ml  .THE   PIONEEJft,   PHOENIX,    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  1-5'rt ���  r,  n.m��-..i��m.rm.r.ai��jmi  Phone 56 P. O. Box 309  McKAY & KNIGHT  Grocers and Provision Merchants  ���   ' (Next Door to Drug Store)  for Today:  Peaches, Grapes, Prunes,  Pears, Green Peppers,  Lettuce,  Sweet Potatoes, etc.  Local and General  McKay & Knight  The Store of  Quality  If  i  I  p  t  Church Services  oi^v^-siTir'  Smiling  ���'#> -J-J  1-.^-,''^e      i<  ���fcw; **w.<  IfA*^,  lti'*l', ���-'  greet*the coming- of a case of  PHOENIX BEER  ;*--,,.;���,  .-,��� why?'.,-'  Bebause the'Beer isso^odd  '. '*" ,vand-;wholesome? it "brings the  .^V, ���< vr r^*' i ��-"  ' *.'    -'PHONE  23_ ./ <��-,  !��� v   PHOENIX BREWING CO. \  ���'"';?���! il^^V^ -" t; '*'' ;L;lMITED~  St. John's Church���Sundays: Holy  Communion, 8a.m.; Matins, 10.30 a.m.;  Holy Communion and sermon, 11 a.m.;  Sunday school, 3 p.m,; Evening service, 7 30. Week days: Matins, 7.30;  Evensong, 7.30.  The stated services in the Catholic  church are as follows: First and third  Sundays in the month. Moss at '10  a.m., Sunday School at 2.30 pm.;  Evening Service at 7.30 p.np. Rev.  leather Choincl, pastor.   ,  Methodist Church ��� Sunday school  and Bible clabs, 2.30 p.m.; evening service, 7.30 p.m. Prayer meeting, Thursday evening, at 7.15 p.m. Rev. A. T.  Bell,'  i  St. Andrew's church (Presbyterian)  -r-Service,  Sunday next, _Oct.   5th,   at  II a.ms., Sunday school at 2 p.m.     All  welcome.    Rev. J. R. Munro, minister.  PUBLIC NOTICE  /  SEALED TENDERS addressed to the  undersigned, Jand endorsed "Tender for  Wharf at Summerland, B.C., will be received at this office until 4.00 p.m., on  Tuesday, Oct. 21, 1913i for the con-i  struction of a Whaz-f at Summerland,  B.C. ' J  Plans, specification and form of contract can be seen and forms of tender  obtained at this Department and at the  offices of F. W. Aylmer, Esq.. District  Engineer, Chase, B. C.; and on application* to the Postmaster-at Summer-  land, 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,  Btatirig^their occupations and places of  residence. . In the case of finns, 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 barik,  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  1 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, Sept. 16, 1913.  Newspapers will not be paid for this  advertisement if they insert it without  authority from the Department.���46748.  In the matter of the Railway Act, and  in the matter of the"Vancouver,..Victoria and Eastern Railway >and Navigation Company, and of the right-of-way  of the said Railway ! Company through  Lot 1, Block 12, and Lot 6, Block 9,'in  the town of Phoenix, in the subdivision  of District Lot numbered 980, Group  One(l) known as the "Cimeron" Mineral Claim, Osoyoos Division -Yale  District.  - NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that  a conveyance dated the 31st day of July,  Gus. and Angus McNeil left on Friday for Nelson.  Twenty-pound boxes of fine Italian  prunes, 75c. at the Big Store. ,  Miss Emily Larson ^fb on Wednesday to spend a few days in Spokane.  Mr. J. A. Morrin was a visitor in the  Forks for a couple of days during the  week.  Ben Woods is here to stay. Cleaning and repairing, $1.50; pressing suits,  50 cents.  For Sale.���Home-made bread, pies  and cakes at Spraggins' place���The  King's hotel. , \  Mrs. Jas. Carter returned to town  on Tuesday from a week's visit to  Nelson.  Mrs. A. Hilliar returned from a visit  to her sister, Mrs. Hannah of Rossland, on Monday.  Do not forget to reserve the date of  October 20 (Thanksgiving Day) for the  Rebekahs' ball.  For Sale���Stove, lounge, table, oak  bedstead and springs and three chairs.  Apply Otto Kohrdt.  Mrs. Dave Oxley, who is now residing at Eholt, spent u few days this  week visiting friends in town.  Frank oftman, tho popular cornet  'player in the Phoenix band, left on  Friday to spend a few days in Spokane.  Mr. and Mrs. Al. Keating returned  to town on Saturday from a short  visit to the former's mother and sisters  in Rossland.  W. G. Lloyd, of Calgary, brother-in-  law of Miss Robinson of the hospital  staff, was a visitor in town for a few  days recently.  Wm. Brewer left on Monday for  Coeur D'Alene City, Idaho, where Mrs.  Brewer is spending a short holiday  with her mother.  W. A. Hufty, operator at the local  C.P.R. depot, has been temporarily  transferred to Eholt; at least everybody hopes the appointment is temporary.  Sunday next, October 5th, is the anniversary of,. St. Andrew's Presbyterian church. The service will be in  the morning atll a.m. Preacher, the  Rev. S. C. Harbinson.      , </-.'���.  Fred Frederick returned, to.'town on  Monday from Spokane. His'/friends  will be glad to learn that the operation performed on him was'- in everyway a highly successful one. V   ".   ,  T. S. Quance, proprietoi of ,the local  drug-store, left on-Monday morning  to spend'a couple- of weeks' vacation  at the coast. The management of the  store has, in tbe meantime, been intrusted to S. A. Street of Rossland.  - J. A. Morrin left during the week,  for Vernon, driving one 'of the 1914  Overland cars,  for which the Morrin,  day. Whilo^ away at the spring, Bill  has acquired a strong partiality for  the taste of bear meat,"and although  the Sunday menu of the Brooklyn  hotel is as diversified as the weather  in Phoenix this summer, Bill"com  plains there is nothing this, side of  kingdom come so appetizing as a tea-  bone from a young Bruin.  Local hockey enthusiasts are again  marking time. On Tuesday a public  meeting was held in the Miners' Union  hall for the purpose of discussing ways  and means for the formation of a team  to defend the array of silverware captured by the locals last season. There  was a very creditable number present,  but other than the selection of a strong  sports committee, no other business of  importance was discussed. P. J. Cook  presided, and the following comprise  the committee: N J. Sweetser, E. A.  Black, A. A. White, N. J. Deichert  and Jas. Walsh;  The installation of officers for the  forthcoming term of Mountain Temple Pythian Sisters," took place on  Thursday in the K.P. hall. The installation ceremony was carried out by  Mrs. Carrie Geddes. After the principal business of the gathering had been  concluded, the meeting resolved itself  into a social affair, with duncing and  refreshments. The following are the  officers elected for the current term:  Mrs. Carrie Geddes, P.C.; Miss Bate-  man, M.E.C.; Mrs. May Alm&trom,  E.S.; Mrs. Beatrice Barnes, E.J.; Mrs,  Susan Mattinson, Manager: Mrs. Effle  Marshall, M.F.; Mrs. Mary McKenzie,  M. of R, and C; Mrs. Edith Elkins,  Pro., and Mrs. J. Wilson, O.G. A very  acceptable program of music for the  dance was rendered by Mrs- O. H.  Knight and Chas. McKay.  The high standard of excellence in  the motion picture entertainments in  the Miners'Union hall, continues'to  be maintained, and the management  is to be commended on the programs  now being offered the pnblic. It is  difficult to say which "class" carries  the greatest amount of approval,  drama, educational, classic, travel and  comedy, but it would be safe to say  that the picture, "Two Old Pals,"  shown last Wednesday, is a prime  favorite, and we undcrstar-d will' be  shown again tonight by special request  as an extra. Elephants are naturally  sagacious, but the one"-playing.the  leading role in "Two Old Pals," is almost human in his sagacity. Those  mischievous "Katzen Jammer Kids"  will be much in evidence tonight, a  full reel of 1000 feet being given over  to the portrayal of their funny escapades.  ergen  The Original Violet  Glycerine Soap  Soap  >���  TRANSPARENT AND GREEN  with the real fragrance  of Violets.  Three Cakes in 75c. Boxes  tfMmmmWaWaMtaaamaMBaBBBaamBamaammmKBmtmwmaMMaaaaaaaammMmKaBBfmmawa^  Phoenix Drug Company  'Phone 16. . T. S. Quance, Manager  BOOKS "AND STAT.ONEKY  Fancy Goods, Dolls and Toys, Kodak Films and  Supplies, Musical Instruments and Supplies, Newspapers, Magazines and Periodicals���School Sundries.  Wallpaper and .Decorative Pictures  Cigars, Tobacco and Smokers' Sundries  Endless Variety of Goods Suitable for Presents.  AL. ALMSTROM  All the Latest Newspapers, Magazines  The ladios of St. Andrew's Presby;  tecum church,1 have arranged for one  of their usual pleasant socials "to be  held in-the church building on the  evening of Monday, Oct. 13. In addition to what promises to be an excellent program of music, the ladies have  prevailed upon the Rev. S. C. Harbin-  A.D., 1913, from Donald J.   Matheson, {.Thompson company have found a pur- J son, formerly of Knox church, Dune  Wc 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.C.  Dr. de Van's Female Pin's  A reliable French regu --Lor; ucver f.iils; These  pill3 nre exceedingly powerful in rc.-fjulatine- the  generative oortion of the female i.ystem. Refuse  all cheap imitations. X>r. do Van's are sold at  ^.* &��*'2r $}>*��? 'or $10. Mailed to any address.  r��BoobeU Drue Co.; St. Catharine*. OuU  of Phoenix, B. C, of the one part, to the  Vancouver, "Victoria and Eastern Rail-  | way and Navigation Company of the  other part, constitutes the title of the  said the Vancouver, Victoria and East  ern Railway and Navigation Company  to all and singular those certain  parcels or tracts of land and premises  situate, lying and being in the Town, of  Phoenix, in the District of Yale and  Province of British/Columbia, and being  more particularly known and described  as Lot One (1) in Block numbered  Twelve (12) and Lot numbered six (6) in  Block numbered Nine (9), in the subdivision of District-Lot numbered Nine  Hundred and Eighty (980), Group One  (1), known-as the "Cimeron" Mineral  Claim on the official plan or survey of  the Osoyoos Division of Yale District,  according to a Map or Plan deposited in  the Land Registry Office at Kamloops,  and numbered Fifty. Nine (59); and is  obtained under the authority of the  Railway Act, Revised Statutes of Canada, Chapter 37;  AND NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN, that the above-named,  the Vancouver, Victoria and Eastern  Railway and Navigation Company have  paid into the County Court of Yale,  holden at^Greenwood, the sum of $735.00  being the agreed consideration provided  for in the said conveyance together  with the sum of $18.38 for interest  theron for six months, and have delivered to the District Registrar of the  County Court of Yale, holden at Greenwood, an, authentic copy of the said con-.  veyance; *-  .  AND-NOTICE'IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN, that all persons claiming an interest in, or entitled "to the  said lands or any part thereof, are  hereby called upon to file their claims to  the compensation aforesaid or any part  thereof with the District Registrarof  the County Court of Yale, holden'at  Greenwood, duly verified by statutory  declaration on or before the 14th day of  October, 1913, and that after such date  the respective claims so filed to the said  sum and interest will be adjudicated  upon by the Court, and an order made  for its distribution, paymerity or investment, and for the security of the rights  of all persons interested under the provisions of the Railway Act.  Dated this.23rd day of September,  A.D., 1913.  ;���_'_'.       A. R. MacNEILL,   7  Solicitor for tho Vancouver,   Victoria  and Eastern Railway and Naviga-  ,7 ���' ��� tion Company.  chaser there. He will also demonstrate  the capabilities of ^fche car en route.  The niany-friends of Miss Edwards,  formerly a nurse in the Phoenix hospital, will be interested to hear of her  marriage to H. G. Baynard of Vancouver, on September 2nd. The .couple  have taken up their residence on the  coast.  Miss Jnlia Biner, youngest daughter  of Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Biner, severed  her connection with the local school  last term, and left on Monday morning for Myers Fall, Wash., where she  will continue her studies at the Roman  Catholic Mission. '    ,  Thos.'McNeil returned to town on  Tuesday from the coast. He says the  chances for employment in Vancouver  are fairly good, although Canadian's  are sorely handicapped in the matter  of language. "English," he says "bids  fair to become a dead language there."  C.^ Lowney of Denver, Colorado, a  member of the executive board of the  Western Federation of Miners, accompanied by J.' Bennett, of Fernie, are  expected in town in the course of a  week, and are announced to address  the nlbmbers of the local branch of the  Miners' union.  / We are requested to state that the  names of the parties who make a practice of defacing the .advertising posters of the motion picture show, are  known to the management of the  opera house, and further -if the practice is persisted in the persons guilty  .will be prosecuted.  The social season has made its appearance one more, and on Thursday,  October 16th, the members of the  Ladies' Aid of the Methodist church,  will entertain their friends in the  ^Miners' Union.hall- The proceeds are  to be devoted towards the funds of  the church. The price of the tickets  is fifty cents, so be sure and keep that  date open. "^  The Morrin, Thompson company,  who have been appointed local agents  for the Metz Automobile company, on  Friday were in receipt of sa sample  car of that company's make. It is an  exact replica of the one which recently  took part in the famous Glidden tour  and beal all corners. Its capacity'is  22��'horsepower and claimed to 1 e the  lowest-priced machine on the market.  -Win. ���Slack*.who has been resident;  at the Halcyon Hot Springs hotel for  some weeks, returned to camp on Fri- j  din, New Zealand, to deliver a short  lecture descriptive of his travels in  various parts of this sub-lunary sphere  of ours. The Rev. visitor Is by no  means what might be called a globe  trotter. On the contrary his impressions have, as a rule, Iippd gathered  by actual sojourn, and in the course  of his work as a minister at opposite  sides of the earth. There can be no  doubt but that Mr. Harbinson will  have little to complain of as to the size  of his audience, especially if he in  eludes among his subjects his views on  the character of the people of that gallant little dependency who have done  so much, while others have done so  little, in the matter of Imperial defence. Tickets for the entertainment,  the price of which is 50c, will be on  sale in a few days.   ��.   Worth Consideration  (Continued from Page 1)  pecially gracious  act on  the part of  the powers that be if steps were irxjj  mediately taken  to stock the latter  waters with some suitable species of  trout.      They   might   also   improve  the occasion by causing   to be sown  a few pounds of wild rice seed, with  the object of making  that sheet of  water a desirable stopping place for  water fowl.     For the information of  the department,   and  possibly as an  encouragement, we might point out  that the tiny  specimens  of  fish entrusted to S. Oliver,  of Greenwood,  for stocking Long lake, have multiplied enormously, some of the rainbow   trout  caught   this year measuring just a quarter of an inch less  than three feet.     In  fact this latter  lake is   now  considered   one  of the  finest   fishing  spots     in    Southern  British Columbia,   large   fish  being  the rule, not the exception.  I Miners' Union Opera House  PROGRAM FOR  SATURDAY, Oct. 4,1913  2.  3.  4.  Juggling With Fate���Selig.  A Western Drama of Unique Theme.  Missionaries in Darkest Africa���  A Thrilling Feature Film having the,distinction of being  produced in the Wildsxof Central Africa. y  Out of the Night���Essanay.  An absorbing and startling original Drama with a powerful punch. -  The Katzen Jammer Kids���Selig.  '     This is  a  scream  from   the   "Kids."    There are  many  \>  is  a  scream  more like them in Phoenix.  5.    Two Old Pals���Repeated by Request.  Those who, on Wednesday last, saw this wonderfully  trained Elephant, will enjoy renewing acquaintance with  'that magnificent animal.    Truly, he is an "old pal."  --  (Watch for our Big Special next Wednesday night)  Prices: Adults, 1 5c;    Children, 5c.  PUBLIC NOTICE  LAND. REGISTRY ACT  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express anfl Baggage Transfer. Careful attend  tion to all orders.      Phone A65  James G. McKeown  In the matter of the Estate of Richard  Peterson, late of the City of Phoenix,  in the Province of British Columbia.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that  all creditors and persons having any  claims or demands upon or against the  estate of Richard Peterson, who died on  or about the 10th day of January, 1913,  at the City of Phoenix, in British Columbia, are required on or before the  First day of November, 1913, to send,  by post prepaid, or delivered, to Edward  A. Black, of Phoenix, B.C., Administrator of the said estate, their names,  addresses and descriptions, with full  particulars of their claims and statement of their accounts, and the nature  of the securities (if any) held by them,  verified by Statutory Declaration.  And further take notice that, after  such last mentioned date, the said Ad*-  ministrator will proceed to distribute  the assets of the deceased among the  parties entitled thereto, having regard  only to the claims of which he then  shall have nbtice, and that the said Administrator will not be liable for the  said assets to any person or persons of  whose claims notice shall not have been  received by him at the time of such distribution.  Dated at Phoenix, B. C., this 27th day  of August, A.D., 1913.  EDWARD A. BLAClfc,  Administrator of said Estate.  In the matter o�� an application for duplicate Certificate of Title to Lot 1,  Block 31,  May 60,  City of Phoenix  (Old Ironsides Sub-divi3ion)  NOTICE is hereby given that it is my  intention   at    the    expiration   of   one  month from the date hereof, to issue  duplicate certificate Certificate of Title  to said lands issued to Matthew Clayton  and numbered 15169a,  except   in   the  meantime valid objection  be  made to  me in writing.  Dated at fhe Land Registry Office,  Kamloops, B.C., this 23rd day of September, 1913.  A. DUNBAR, District Registrar.  t  i  I  t  f  DEATH HOVERS ABOUT  NEGLECTED GOLD  Emty Woman  ' is interested and should know  about tho wonderful  MARVEL Whirling Spray  Tha new Vaginal Syringe.   1'esr  -Mostconvenient.   It cleansm  Instantly.      Ask your  druggist forjj  if be cramol supply th��  M AKVlif. aettW no other.  but Mmlrtarrmfor lllmtrarod  boot���seiKtf. If,KiTOSfiil. p-mlc  uliursand directions invaluable to UdloS.  WINDSOR SUPPLY CC  Winfaor* Oat. Genoral AgenU for  Statistics.tellof the awful ravages  of colds in the Fall Season.  Trifling at the outset, serious in a  few days, fatal in the end.  Carelessness in dealing with  colds is a criminal dallying with  death. Fight the cold at its  inception and it is vanquished.  Tar is a great healing agent, one  of the oldest, surest, safest known.  Cod Liver Oil has world wide use  for all weakening and wasting  diseases.  Mathieu's Syrup of Tar and  Cod Liver Oil is the most scientific  combination of these two ramedle*  and is the greatest cold preventing  and cold curing remedy ever  known. Its benefits are instantaneous, its results are marvellous.  Large bottle costs only 35 cents.  Sold everywhere.  When hendache and fever are prewat with  x cold lake Matbltu't Nervue .Powtom to  reduce the.fever ����d ��tUy Ihe pain. Both  preparations arc ioli by dealer* everywher*.  1. L. M��thleMCo..Prop��.t9herVn��olre, Q��o.<AJ  /  ���v

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