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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Sep 7, 1912

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Array ./ ' .      I    ���    '��� -'  .  The largest copper mines in  the Dominion are situated  at Phoenix. The Granby  Co. employs 600 men, and  has a monthly pay roll of  over $50,000, while the Rawhide pay roll is $18,000.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining1 District  The Phoenix ' Pioneer is  published in tho highest-  municipality in Canada���  altitude, 4,800 ft. The city  has a population of 1,500,  and possesses first-class  hotels, opera house, schools  FOURTEENTH YEAR  PHOENIX, B.C., SATURDAY, SEPT.  7,  1912  Number 8  MINING AUTHORITY  WRITES ON GRANBY  Predicts Present Sellers of Stock  Will Regret Action���Still  Holds $100 Prophecy.  to sell it will greatly reget their  action. There is no possible doubt  that Granby stock will again be  $100 a share.  Geo. L. Walker, in answer to  numerous enquirers in the current  issue of the Boston Commercial,  has the following highly optimistic  article on Granby Consolidated:  Granby stock is growing in popular favor. A great many of the  small stockholders have been selling  it on the recent advance and strong  interests have bought.  As I have repeatedly stated, there  is no doubt whatever that Granby  .slock is worth at least $100 a share.  Small stockholders who sell at current prices will deeply regret it two  or three years hence.  The reference to operating costs  at Hidden Creek as compared with  those at the Phoenix mine of the  Granby Consolidated, which you  mention had in mind the cost of  treating a ton of ore. The Hidden  Creek ores are a better smelting  product even than those of the Phoenix property.  At Phoenix 25 cents per ton is  paid for transportation of .ore from  mine-to smelter. The cost of transporting bullion from Hidden Creek  to the refineries on the eastern seaboard will be as low or lower than  from Phoenix, and operating costs  of $2.50 a ton and an average recovery of 35 to 40 pounds of copper  are within the range of possibilities  at Hidden Creek. ���- ���,  After the,new smelter at Hidden,  Creek is completed the company  should ,be .able to ���prodiice.<Jat*..both.  plants, approximately. - 45,000,000  pounds -of'copper annually at"a'cost  of nine cents a pound. This will result in net earnings of around $25 a  share on a 17^-cent  metal market.  The owners of Granby .stock who  arc taking advantage of this advance  Record Run of Granby Crusher  With   the   evident   intention    of  reaping the full benefit of the present  market   price   of copper,   the  activity at the Granby Consolidated  company's  mine   and  smelter  continues  at high   pitch.     Both   in the  shipment of ore and treament a high  average is  maintained  from  month  to   month.      Recently  a   new    record was reached  in  the amount of  ore  passing   through   the   No.    3  crusher,   when    on   Friday  of   last  week, during a  run   of eight hours,  the enormous quantity of 840 tons  was   crushed.       Shipment    of ore  this  week   is    well   above   the   old  average and, barring the unforeseen,  the output  for the year bids fair to  eclipse   all   other   annual   outputs.  The mine itself never looked better,  the amount  of ore   broken   and in  sight being almost unbelievable.  B.C. Mining  The Granby Consolidated, Mining, Smelting and Power  Company, Ltd.  notTce.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,  that the twelfth ordinary general  meeting of the Granby Consolidated  Mining, Smelting & Power Company, Ltd., will be held at the  Branch Office of the company, 52  Broadway, New York, N.Y., on  TUESDAY, the first day of October,  1912, at 10.30 a.m., for the purpose  of electing directors and transacting  any other business that may properly  come  before   the   meeting. "The , . .    .     ���    ..       ,-.   , , ...  J       r - .-    ,        c   ���. - ~ . ..-nl group, which the Hedley Gold Min  transfer books of   the  company-will 1���.      ^* . -.-"..  . Magnesite   deposits   occur 'near  Atlin townsite.  Some of the coast limestones are  remarkably pure, going as high as  99'8 per cent carbonate of calcium.  About 75 per cent of the gold  production of the province is from  the smelting of copper bearing ores.  The black sand found in the  placers on Siwash creek, Yale district, is said to give values in gold  and platinum.  A rare mineral, used for incandescent lamps, is reported to occur  in the Clearwater portion of Ques-  nel lake district.  Small quartz veins are occasionally found in the coal seams of the  new coalfield near tne headwaters of  the Skeena river.  ��� A L. Dingee, representing a Vancouver syndicate, has recently purchased a number of gypsum claims  at Granite in the Tullameen.  The death is reported from Revel-  stoke, a few days ago, of David  Moore, a former lead buyer for the  Trail smelter. A short time ago he  was commissioned by the provincial  government to make a report on the  mineral prospects of the Big Bend  country, and was at Revelstoke for  the purpose of commencing the  work, when he was seized with illness. The cause of death was lead  poisoning, contracted many years  ago.  The two  diamond  drills are busy  Visit to River Properties  J. E. Thompson, president of the  Phoenix     Mining,    Smelting     and  Power  company,    accompanied   by  N. J.   Carson,   N. Sweetser  and E.  E. Campbell, mining expert for the  Granby company, travelled by auto,  on Sunday, to the former company's  holdings al Beaverdell, staying over  night  and   returning   to  town   the  following day.    The railroad is now  laid  past  the mine  property, about  fifty   miles  of   steel   from   Midway  having been put down.      The  distance from the  mine to  the railroad  is about two  and  a  half miles, and  the product  will  require  to  be carried by   team   to   the  siding.    The  cost of placing the  ore on the cars  is estimated  at $2.50  per ton; not  such  a  big expense when  the high  grade character of the  ore is  taken  into   consideration.     There  are  six  men employed at  the mine, some of  them, being on  contract  extending  the main tunnel into   the old workings.    This  will give them a depth  of between 250  or  300  feet on the  main   lead.     The  property has   already shipped some  ore to the Con-  sblidated    company's     smelter     at  Trail.      On   the journey the   party  stopped    at    the   Riverside   mine,  where they  found them loading ore  for shipment to  the Granby smelter  at Grand Forks.  Salutary Fines  An urgent hurry call, on Tuesday  evening, summoned George Stan-  field, of the Provincial Police, to  the neighborhood of Spton Kop,  where he discovered  a certain inter-  Bell Tower Finished  The construction of the bell tower  and  installation  of the bell on St.  John's  church   was completed  this  week. Although to outward appearance     the   work     seemed   simple  enough, the contrary turned out to  be the case, owing to the weakened  condition  of the north side of the  structure.    However, such difficulties as presented   themselves   were  eventually overcome by the carpenter  in   charge  of  the  work,   John  Beachey, who has every  reason to  be  congratulated   on  the all-round  excellence   of his   work.     Like   the  master he serves,   the  rector, Rev.  L. B. Lee, is no small artist  with  the  chisel,   saw     aud   plane,    and  contributed  his part   in  the operation.      The    bell. itself,     which   is  covered      by     a    sloping,   hollow  sounding  board,    turns   the    scale  at  603   pounds   and   gives   out   a  rich   pleasing   tone   which   can    be  heard for a great distance,  especially in the Greenwood direction.   D.  L.   McElroy also very ably assisted  in the   work   by  providing  the gin  pole,    ropes    and   tackle,    besides  freighting  the  bell,  etc.,  from the  lailroad depot to the church.    The  bell and tower has been made possible through the  generosity of N. J.  Carson,   of Phoenix,   to  whom the  thanks  of the rector and congregation are due.  PHOENIX CITIZENS  INTERESTED IN SLOCAN  James Marshall Negotiates the  Tunnel Rights for Dunedin���  Shows Rich Specimens.  -^  Death of Former Resident  James Marshall, proprietor of the  Brooklyn hotel, returned this  week  from   Sandon,  where  he has   been  visiting some mining property he is  interested in.   The property in question is the Dunedin  claim, immediately    adjoining    the     Reco-Good  Enough, one of the famous dividend  payers  of   the   Slocan.    A   tunnel  through the latter reaches the lead  on the  Dunedin, and   it was for the  purpose  of securing the  rights  to  use this  means  of taking out  ore,  that Mr.   Marshall   made  the trip.  He states that he was quite successful in   his negotiations   and  bought  the   tunnel     from    the   Reco-Good  Enough company.  He left a few men engaged in  cleaning up the tunnel, and in about  a month expects them to commence  operations on the ore, of which  Mr. Marshall states there is abundance in sight. Questioned as to  mining conditions in the Slocan,  Mr. Marshall stated he was favorably impressed. Deep mining is  now the watchword throughout the  entire district, and extremely fine results are confidently predicted. Previous   to 'leaving   he   heard   of the  Mrs.  Jos.   Strutzel,  received  the  striking  of   a   three  foot  lead   of  news  of the death, of her  brother,  John   Punch,   a former   resident  of If^ tKeDune'din" Associated with  solid  ore on the  Idaho.    Mr. Marshall is showing" some fine samples  at   work. proving    the   ground   be  tween the Nickel Plate and Windfall  dict fitting, and ^otherwise making  Phoenix, >on>   Friday    last.       Mr. |Mn   Marshall in  the enterprise;are.  Punch, who had taken  up "ranching\Messrs^ A.   ShUiaod of Sandon,andr  himself obnoxious to the inhabitants \'m the LAUooet <  in taking, in -  of last week,  closeairP7m.ro���"Sep't;mberri6th^o8:    company    have    under    ^1^^^^^  and reopen at 10 a.m.. October 1st,   One of the  diamond  drill,  at WP'M^1^^^^^  \��Xat  ������-.    -..--V, ,--.���.��� ���w- a.',.'- -~    .^>| wine company s .own���andthe othett.���.-v.*��� ��� ���---. v- ,'-   ��� - .     ...      ���.-- r ^. ikwhicb��jcobl��etely-l  ?Dated this 7th day of Sept., 1912. If owned in Rossland, and working! *��*  appeared before Justice   of the^^^^^,.^  Nortiirup Fowler,- Secy.   ������   Geo. Rumberger recently purchased, at a delinquent tax sale,  the old Arlington hotel, in Greenwood.     The price paid was $141.  THE BIG STORE  GROCERY DEPT.  &  Fancy Peaches, $1.25 Box  a  ma  Apples,  Plums,  u  1.50  1.00 Crate  on contract. The exceeding hardness of the ground has made busy  work for the diamond setters, but  that is something that must always  be counted on in this camp.���Hedley Gazette.  One   of the   features  of   the   fair, i  last year,   says   the Trail   news, was!  tbe exhibit of minerals by tbe con-Lrc;sed his extended powers and on  soliclated Mining: and Smelting- Co. I ��he prfsoner refusing- to divulge the  of Canada. This year, the company J namc Qr the friend who supplied  promises to have on exhibition one of|hi-m   with     the    forfc,iddea   product,  inflicted an additional fine of twenty  plunks.     This    is   the   first  applica  tion of the new law in Phoenix.  one  aj  Peace, Wm. < Delahay, who levied, a  fine of twenty dollars and costs.  The end, however, was not yet,  for the offender was further charged  with being drunk, his name being  on the list of those to whom is barred the taste of whisky. L7nder*the  new clause in the Liquor JLaw  Amendment Act,  the  magistrate ex  He,was later r r -va         .��   .       ... c   ...���-  arid'conveyed to the .house, but in \ a   little  judicious  handling   ot  the  spite of every attention, the sufferer  passed away the following day. Mrs  situation might have the effect of  reconciling these peculiar people to  the inevitable, for certain it is that  there can be no case of immunity  of age and leaves a widow and three /from prosecution for any one class -  children to mourn  his loss. in British Columbia.  Strutzel  stricken  left  on   Saturday .for  the  home.     He  was 37  years  A Fall Suit  Let us have Your order for  PEACHES AND PLUMS  for Preserving- NOW   "*H  the most varied assortment of ores  and refined minerals ever seen in the  west. This interesting" exhibit is  now in course of preparation and  will include ore samples from the  company's properties, refined gold,  silver, copper and lead, and will represent a value of many thousands.  The Rossland Miner says that on  the lowermost portion of the Le  Roi 2 grounds, on the 1650-foot  level, an undoubtedly good shoot of  ore has been broken into, as the assays prove, which show that it is of  an excellent grade. The finding of  paying ore at such a depth shows  that a long lifetime of profit lies before the mine. The management is  much pleased with the find. The  timbering of the shaft down to the  300-foot level, which was made  necessary by reason of a cave, has  been completed and the mine is  ith   a  full   force of  again  men.  running wi  Phoenix Lady's Success  The  many friends   of Mrs. Alex.  McDowall  will be   pleased,   though  not surprised, to learn of that lady's  success   in   her  recent   examination  for a teacher's certificate.     Her success is a  signal  one, for  she  managed to   capture  more   than  a sufficient number of marks that entitle a  candidate to a first-class  certificate.  Her  record as  a  pedagogue   in the  educational    establishments   of  the  old land   is a  brilliant  one, and she  adds to  her  laurels  the  rather rare  accomplishment of being   an exceptionally fine linguist.  FOR THIS EVENING  Cantelopes, Watermelons,  Cucumbers, Cauliflower,  Grapes, Egg Plant, Green  Corn, etc., etc., etc.  An interesting iterview was recently given a representative of a  coast paper by Percy Fraser, general manager of the Royal Standard  Investment company, who in company with three of the principal  stockholders has recently visited  their extensive holdings in the  Omineca district, which cover an  area of twenty miles. An exhaustive examination was made of the  property, said Mr. Fraser, who with  his associates expressed themselves  as greatly pleased with the showings. Mr. Fraser states that he  spent several hours panning, the  result averaging 25c. to the pan.  The company have installed a new  hydraulic plant which is now being  6   operated.  Boundary Ore Tonnages  Following are the returns of the  output of the Granby mines and  smelters for the week ending Sept.  1st, and the B. C. Copper company  for the week ending Aug. 25th, and  year to date:  Granby 24,966  Mother Lode   S,200  Rawhide   6,270  Napoleon       4o8  Lone Star   Others        452  SMELTER TONNAGES  Granby 24,530  B. C. Copper Co... 15,053  815,762  339,798  158,445  6,536  2,022  10,100  895,535  448,305  Should not only  attractive in  design, but it  should Fit perfectly and be  made faultlessly.  OUR  B. C. Copper Treatment  The B. C. Columbia companyls  smelter treated 15,053 tons of ore  this week, as follows: Mother Lode,  9,005; Rawhide, 5,545; Napoleon,  334; others, 169.  Stylish Clothes  For men are built right in every way. There is more  real snap, stjtfe and value in our Suits and Overcoats than you will find in most garments that  sell at even higher prices. You can always expect a saving of a few dollars when you buy here.  Great variety of Goods to Choose From  A  ���iii\ I    ,  THE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  KingEdwardLodge  No. 36, A.F. and A.M. 1  I?1 '   /  I' j "> ���>'  Regular conmninication at 8  co p.m.  Second Thursday of  each month,    ��  Emergent meetings as called; Masonic  Hall, McHale Block. ��  ��� W. J. PitKNDKB��A8T  J. T. Hawthorn, W.M.,  i Secy.  Iv  I.O.O.Fi  \ Snowshoe Lodfire  .     .    No. 46'^ j' }  t  Meets  every  Monday   Evening  at  ' Miners' Hall.   Visiting brethren cox'-'  dially invited. " ��� 'k '  David Tyson, Noble Grand. ���    *  Dan Paterson, Fin. Socy.  A. Ii. "McKinnon," Jiec' Secy.  Concentrates  JsVf *.  ai  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lod^e No. 17  ''Moots in   the  Minora'   Union   hMifo  Hall First and Third Wodnosdays.  Mrs. Itiwslo Uusli, Noblo Giatid.  1   "    A��Mi-8.lMmoMaidlmM,Soorotory.  FRATERNAL ORDER  OF EAGLES  i '< **'i  w��-  .. , Phoenix Aeirie No. 158  MuoLs iu Union Hall, Friday Evenings  Vjsiting brothers are always welcpine.  i     ' ' Quitman Work, W. P.  T. B. Cosgbove, W. Secy.  Hedley has some hens that commenced laying at 4^ months.*  Railroaders throughout the prairie  provinces are deserting the grade  for the harvest-fields.  Mrs. S. Wright, of South Vancouver, was struck by a spent bullet  from a bank robber's pistol.  Preparations are being made at  Auckland, New Zealand, to establish a naval "base for the China  squadron.  Whales are becoming more and  more scarce on'the Vancouver Island coast. The herds are located  further to the north.  It   is   reported   that   a   burglar  broke into the lockup, in Oroville,  a  few  days   ago,    and   robbed    a  drunk who had been  provided with  accommodation for the night.  ,  No forest fires have been reported  of late  on   the   mainland,  but   the  fires around Kitselas, on Vancouver  Island, are still considered dangerous.  Over a million dollars of govern  poachers. This will give them time  to approach and seize the offenders  before they reach safety outside the  three mile limit.  Contrary to expectation, the price  of salmon will be lower this year  than last.  $169;000,000 in gold has been  taken from the Yukon during the  last sixteen years.  Hereafter, any persons charged  with operating blind pigs on the  coast are to be more than usually  soaked.  Ordinarily Montreal has 250,000  tons of coal stored at this time of  the year, but this season she has  only 500 tons.  The protected cruiser, Sydney,  built for the Australian navy, was  launched last week at Govan, in  Scotland. c  George Hindlc, B.A., principal of  the  Kaslo   High  school,   has  made  application   to  raise  a company  of  cadets in that town.  1 To settle the dispute  between the  Vancouver painters and  plumbers,  it has been decided that the plumbers  may paint radiators.  Vancouver  is   in   the   throes  of  A  IV\  |V1.|,  "-  1 \  ,  (*  'if     i   ,  '<���'<���    A    ,    '  " % ��           '  k' ���*  r- " ',   ..  ! hi  ���t,i 1A��   '  vi ���<  ' , >           '  ����(,'��  i   '   '���     ;     v  fa  1   VS      ���  r ���>' '<  'it*  /���  -i  <-'*" ,��'  '-W~,  *Y/.' V  <T,'7. >  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28  Phoenix,  '   B.C.  ment Jots in Prince Rupert were ch's  posed of in  Jess  that forty minutes. [ another campaign against vice  The Daughters  of Empire secured  two lots  for $5000, no  one bidding  against them.  The skeletons, presumably of two  Indians, were recently unearthed by  a road gang, near Keremeos; a  [stone club and Mint spear head was!  Meets Tuesday Evexing at '7.30.1   . ..    .      ,���,���...,,..]  e  .     ���        i     iu i- n i /also unearthed, while jet back hair  oojourmug.  brother*   cordially   wel-j ���>  coined. Ivvas  found lying the   whole length |  ' of one of the skeletons.  J 1 /���  - . ���" '      J. E. Cajitkr, K. of 11. S.  H. M. Laing,' O. 0.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Sleets in Pythian HalJ, Lower Town  'Charged with  being concerned in  the disposal of the loot secured from  the Bank of Montreal at New Westminster,  Walter and  Alice Walsh,  arrived   in   the  latter  town   a  few  M.  , Mav Ahmtiom  M.K.O.  <'/'? V  l^-ifx- -  ���$��� \,  CANADIAN  MCBRSION  kt  SA'*f'-J-W . {&> v��*1  ,.^l��.1i',.'Vy?',;i,')  Iff'  lv��" - i  ur^-,%^  >.H  A LIGHT  Firbtand 'I'hiid Thui-bdays.  mm. a. j).Mgjm*io J days ago, from Toronto, where they  were caught circulating the bills.  , Massa and Meela Singh, two  Victoria Hindus, have been arrested  and charged with perjury in connection with a real estate transaction. There are '999 real estate  pedlars >in Vancouver who ought to  be trie'd.for the same thing.  4   The' reception committee of New That is the kind we *lave f��r YOU-  \ Westminster  have ' been ' unable^ to  PALE BEER  Is Splendid for Family Use  I*-  to principal points in Eastern Canada  "    ' 'and TJnited'States. t ,  Tickets are FIRST CLASS, and will  bo on sale MAY 17, 18, 21, 29; JUNE 1,  0, 7, 8, IS, 14,15, 17, 18, 10, 20, 21, 20, 21,  2-1, 25, 27, 28, 29, and many days during  JULY,' AUGUST and SEPTEMBER.  Good to Return until Oct. 31st���  STOPOVERS ALLOWED  verl A  wholesale exodus of the denizens of  the underworld is going on,  G. A. Soal, of Sudbury, Ontario,  has purchased a ranch near Nelson,  for tbe purpose of establishing a  fur farm. He intends to raise mink  and martin.  A. J. Roche and W. Sheridan,  employees of the B. C. Electric company, came into contact with high  tension wires, last Saturday, and  were terribly injured.  English suffragettes are planning  an invasion of Canada. We hope  they'll have a nice sea trip; it won't  change us much, but it ought to be  a pleasant change for the fish.  While Charles  Dean, the alleged  New Westminster  bank robber was  being  taken  to  court,  recently,   he  charged  a  press   cameia  man, upsetting the man and his instrument.  Expert   safe   crackers  blew open  the safe  of a  meat  store  in Chilli-  wack,    last   week.       The   robbers  coveied   the strong  box with  blankets to  deaden the sound of the explosion.  A councillor of. South Vancouver  has suggested that all banks should  be equipped with a magazine rifle  ;is a protection against bank robbers. He's evidently never heard  of a sawed-off shotgun.  That    patriotic  Canadian,   Henri  Bourrasa, lias got another attack of  stomach  ache, because  Britain  lias  not  declared    war   on    the   United  States over the  Panama  canal mix-  up.     Henry should raise a regiment  from among his paper's subscribers.  A   post  mortem   examination  recently held   on  a   British Columbia  cow,   revealed  the fact   that bossy's  death was caused by eating a lady's  hat;   four  hatpins   were  discovered  in the animal's interior, but no trace  of the lady.  Some party with a thirst for  knowledge and a taste for things  ancient, broke into the residence  of F. G. Dexter, near Creston, and  helped themselves to works of art  and the pick of Mr. Dexter's library.  Articles that could have been easily  exchanged for cash were given the  goby.  At   the   launching     of   the   new  Statements made by patients taking the New Method treatment   They know it Cures  tST No Nnmo. or Te.UmonioU used without written con.onl  l~^ YAIIICOSIS VEINS CUItKD.  CONSMTBTIONAIi BLOOD  DIS13ASB.  Fallen! No. 10474; "Tho apoto aro nil  g-oiio fioin my loss iiml lirma mid X fcftl  good now. J am vary gratoful to you  ana nli.ill novor forffot tho favor your  motllUiiCH lmvo dono for mo. You can  ubo my namo In reoommondlntc It to  any sufforei. I am solng to Rot, inar-  rlod soon. Thanking ��� you onco moro,  otc." .-";..'��� /."���'.";���'��������� v ;'.'.'. ..;'���������������:.���';.  SAYS TWO MONTHS CUBKO 1TXM.  riillent No. 10705. Abo 2.V Slnfrlo.  lnclultfuil In Immoral halts 4 yours.; Uo-  lioislt In uilno and drains at nlKht.;,  Varlcoso Veins on both', oleics, pains'In  back, ivonk sexually. Ho writes:���"I  received your letter of rooont dnto and  in reply I nm plonaod to oay thnt nflor  tnklns two months' treatment I would,  consider myself complotoly cured, ns I  have scon no sluns of thorn: oomins  back (ono year).  THE XVOItlJt.BEEMB DIFFERENT.  Pntlent No. 1151)23. "I novo not had  a icKUlnr Emission-1 don't know when  nnd nm foc!ln�� lino. Tho world scorns  altogether dllTorcnt to mo and I thank  Qod for dlroctlns: mo; to you. ; You have  boon an honest doctor with 'mo."  Ciiho No. 10888. Symptoms whon ho  started troatmont:���Abo 31, single in-  ���flulKod ln'lmmoral IiiiIjIih scvcrnl yoara,  Varcoso Veins on both sldos-plmplos  ���on: tho face. etc. After two months'  treatment ho writes as follows:��� Vour  wo'lcoino letter to hand and am vory  Klad to say that I think myself cured.  My Varicose Veins have complotoly disappeared for nulto a while and it seems  n cure. I work harder unci fool less  tired. I havo no deslro for that habit  whatever and If I slay like this, which  ���I have ovory reason to bollovo I will.  Thanking you for your kind attonllon,  otc.  GAINED 1-1 POUNDS IN ONE MONTH.  Patient No. 131522. This patlont (osod  r.S) had a''chronic case of Nervous Do-  lllty andSexual WoaknoBS and was. run  down In vljror and vitality. After ono  month's tren.tmont.ua roportB as follows:��� "I nm-fooling .very. well. I havo  (rntuod 14 pounds In ono month, so that  I will havo to congratulate you." Lator  report:���"I am beginning to fool moro  like a man. I fool my oondltlon Is  getting bottor ovory wook." His Inst ro-  port:���-"Dear Doctors���An I fool this Is  tho lust month's treatment that 1 will  havo to get, I thought nt ono tlmo I  would never bo curat] -but I put con-  lldonco in you from tho start and you  hnvo cured me."  CURES GUARANTEED OR NO PAY  Wo treat nnd euro  VARICOSE  VEINS.  NERVOUS  DEBILITY. fLOOD AND  URINARY COMPLAINTS. KIDNEY  AND  BLADDER  DISEASES  and all  DUeme.  PeCCONSULTATION FREE. BOOKS FREE. If unable to call writo for �� Que.tion  Blank for Home Treatment.  enrnmaaWMmm 9ml ^^"T"! f** C All letters from Canada must be addressed to our Can.  lK> 1^1 V��# I I "WC�� adinn Correspondence Department as followsii . -.._ ���  akl9^*?    mBsmm***m*Wtl**%7mm    ORS. KENNEDY & KENNEDY. WINDSOR. ONT.  Drs KENNEDY&KENNEDY  Cor. Michigan Ave. and Griswold St.,  Detroit, Mich.  GO-CARTS  We have just a few Carts left  which   we will sell on the  following terms:  With every Cart purchased wc  will  give  a   Pair  of  Runners to fir.  RUNNERS, Per Pair     -     -     $1.00  We  have  also  in  stock  a   few  Two-Wheel   Push  Carts, at reasonable prices. Call and Sec Them.  GET   YOUR   CART   WHEELS    RE-TIRED  We have a machine  for Re-tiring-  Ruhher  Wheels, and  are now in a position to do  that  work  on  short  notice.  C. F. Edwards The Furniture Dealer  T(  ' '  find a'royal standard to float over" Are You Run Down in Health ? IC-P-R-   r,ner'   EmPre��s   of Russia,  the city' hall  during the visit of the Order a Case  or two, and ^fh t0��k. f'T' ��l- ^^-  ^ *'  ft  WIG A       f  From PHOENIX AND KOOTENAY  POINTS TO  Winnipeg   - - -   $60.oo  Toronto      - - -      91.5o  Montreal    - - - ' 105. oo  St. John> N. B. -.   120.00  St. Paul      - - - . 6O.00  Chicago      - - -      72.50  New York - - -     108.50  Boston^      - - -     llO.oo  ��   Ask you local O. P. 11. Ticket Agent  iregaiding  routes,   limits,    stopovers,  etc., and for excursion fares to other  ^points.  I J. E. CARTER, Agent,  Phoenix, B. C.  j. a. Mcdonald,  '     , District Passenger Agent,  Nelson, B. C.  TiYW  i  WOOD  M.  First-class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $5.50 per cord  , Pine Wood,  $4.50 per cord.  Fir and Tamarac, double cut,  per cord, $6.50.  WOOD  DELIVERED   ON   SHORT  NOTICE. 'Phone B32  Ev@ry Wmm  Is interested and should know  about the wonderful  MARVEL Whirling Spray  The n��w Vaffmil Syringe    Hot  ���Moitconvenient.   It cleaTSC.  Instantl>.      AiU your  ) druffjpst forU,  If he einaot supply th��  MARVEL acctpt no other,  but und itarop lor llluitrated  hook���scaloil   ItBivrjfuHi>.-irHc-  ul.trs and tl! ect o ���� inviliublos to ladles.  WINDSOR SDPPL.Y CO.,  Windsor. Ont. <>' "t��l />ccit> fjr t  Duke of Connaught, consequently  they have commissioned a local party cunning in the craft to make one  at once.  Nine men dead in Montreal from  drinking homemade whisky, two  women poisoned by tea in Toronto,  another woman from drinking milk  in Vancouver, and a score of deaths  from drinking impure water in Ottawa. What are you going to  drink? ' "...  J. H. Grisdale,'superintendent of  Dominion experimental farms, is to  make an extended tour of the west.  During his trip "he will inspect the  experimental farm-in British Columbia and also proceed to Fort George,  where,"in all probability, a new experimental farm will be established.  Leonard P. Lowson, cartoonist  of ' the Winnipeg Free Press, is  the guest of R. L. Cawston of Keremeos. According to the Hedley  Gazette, Mr. Lowson is preparing  illustrations for a new prospectus  which the owners' of the old R.  ranch are bringing out.  Those 'Chinks resident in British  Columbia who lopped off their pig  tails to distinguish themselves from  the loyalist element, received the  news last week that all their sacrifice is in vain, the wily advisers of  the young emperor having persuaded his mamma to cut off the bon of  heaven's scalplock.  Dr. Percy Power, one of the most  prominent physicians of Vancouver,  died at his" office on Thursday of last  week. He was formerly a residenl  of Sandon and was born in Cape  Colony. He' received the thanks of  the British government for his services with the troops during the  Ashanti war. He first came to this  country in 1895.  It is thought that the contract for  the new fishery cruisers for the  Pacific coast will be awarded the  Dublin Shipyards company, of Dublin. Prelininary plans give the idea  that the boats will be constructed to  resemble as closely as postible the  craft    they    are    to    watch���U.S.  see  how  rapidly you  will  improve.  'PHONE 23  PHOENIX BREWING CO.,  LIMITED  chairman of the shipbuilding com  pany, stated that even with hef  four compartments flooded she  would still float. The board ot  trade only required two. The new  vessel was the first vessel launched  in this condition.  Phoenix-  Greenwood  Leave Phoenix, upper towii, 8.45 a'.m'.  9.00 a  .m. V  >.m. i  Standard'Time  " *'        lower town,  Leave Greenwood 3.00 p.  PROMPT  ATTENTION  TO  EXPRESS AND  FREIGHT  H. M.  LA!NG3 Proprietor  over 45  of the purchssm  price ��si y��m  range by bisyaisg a  "Dominion Pride"  ;,rfin*>tit' *N,><i��<5r��ci'ii'V-.  S58E=  ��������  *v�� �������*������>  tAt-Vf-:- v.��-^ v-v-sPfc'&r�����'~v~s&*&J&l&'*'9&~**~,v��,*i9^-'i  This Range  Fullrj Guaranteed  and Freight Paid  factory  HI  ^rV^WW'1  WHY WE ARE ABLE TO SAVE  YOU SO MUCH MONEY.  We make the Ranges and place them  in your Kitchen.     There's only one  transaction and one reasonable profit  made on the whole transaction.    You  don'thave to pay a factory profit���then a jobber's  profit���a retailer's profit���store rent and clerk  hire���and expenses of travelling salesmen.   Our  gieat "Factory to Kitchen" Plan enables you to buy the  best Range  for. the same'price  that  the Wholesaler and  jobber would havo to pay���and LESS than the retail dealer  could get it for���and on better terms too;  �� DOMINION  PRIDE" RANGES  would cost from $09 to $78 if sold by retail stores.    Otir square deal  way of dealing direct with you���and saving1 you all the profits made on  ordin.ny ranges���enables you to have a " Dominion Pride" Range for  $41 to $49.  "Dominion Pride" Ranges arc made of best Blue Polished Steel and Malleable  Iron.^   Polished steel doos not need blacking ��� simply go over it  with a   cloth  find it will stay fresh and bright.    Malleable Iron will NOT warp, crack or  bieak, as cast iron will.    Malleable Iron is'uscd by railroads for car castings,  and by Farming Implement Makers, because of its superior strength.   Cast Iron  Ranges are cheap���even at their best.���and expensive for you at any   price  because they soo.i go to pieces.    " Dominion Pride" Ranges will last a lifetime  because they arc built right, of the >-<trht materials, ty people who know/  SAVE OVER 3iri OF YOUR FUEL  " Dominion Pride" Ranges have proved this by actual tests. Whether' ju use wood or  coal " Dominion Pride " will cut down ;hc cost of fuel by almost one-thirU. COLD rolled  steel pUle ovens, sectional iron lining Fire Box with air chambers���double-walled flues,  interlined with a--h<-stoi,���cxtia h'-rtvy grates���all help lo make "Dominion Pride" the  most economical Rang" you r..n buy.  WE GUARANTEE THEM-=~ABSOL.dTELY  Over 6,000 of out RANGES are in use iii Toronto alonn, and many thousands more in oilier  parts of Canada. You get a R.ingc that has proved its. superiority in every way when you buy  a "Dominion Pride," and our gu.irjnlee holds good for a year. This guarantee means everything to you���because you have an enormous factory and an old. established Canadian Company  back of tho guarantee. Herc'3 another point about " \>minion. Pride '���' R.angea that is missing  in Ranges bought at retail stores.    You can always ��,ct new parts if you need them.  WE PAY THE FREIGHT���RIGHT TO YOUR STATION  Our price���direct from our Factory to your Kitchen is this���a .*,' Dominion  Pride" Range 8-18  or 9-18 top, with high closet shelf or elevated tank or flush reservoir, with zinc sheet to go under    ..Range, 8 joints of blue polished steel pipe and 2 elbows ��� delivered to any railroad express  station in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia or Prince Edward Island���for $4 I ���  OR delivered to any railroad express station in Minilob 1, Alberta, Saskatchewan or British Columbia���$49>  $5 to be sent with order, balance to be paid when Range is delivered at your railroad station.    If not convenient ��o pay cash wc will arrange to accept your Kote.  Our llluatretod booklets tell tho whole atory of   "Dominion Prldo"   Ranoos, and oxp.etnthedoMlaotou^ plan of onvlng you money.  At least, writo for tho booklets.   You'll find thorn wonderfully Intorosting.    Sond to-day.  Canada Malleable Q Steel Range Mfp.Ce. Limi'-J OSHRWR  [IN WRITING  PLEASE MENTION THIS PAPER]  %  i ai/assap  ^mmmrnA^mmm^mmr^vaHmtmWIIW  mm  TJflE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA,  r  i  Backache  dlrelhZh Irr 8ymPt0mS Which 80mo wome�� ���  organs S 8Tne8��,��r disP,ace���nt ��* the womanly  Or. �� VMP:;^: ^ * Mcrophi8, TC������., Wrote  I'belicvTl LWd08cvherrvd,y?b,C \f h�� OD -***��>  oould have. Bad 7 P��m ��"2 aohe a won��<"��  organs wcro vorv ���.^ l"J- bad oaso' Eternal  was very woJk I "?ff d������������ ��"��i tny back  nervous headaches in^/V ^Cat doaI with  This wa. my "ondit'i' "f** * "uffored ��" oyer,  advice. After taS W,,<"! Iwrote to yo" ��or  tion* for about fc, *our ' *��vorite Preacrip-  health was ntver bc��er��Dth8 C<m Say that  ���*  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly ���  at Phoenix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States.  G. Kay, Publisher.  when the Panama Canal bill, with  defiant clause after defiant clause  tacked on to it, was finally passed  by a big- majority,, a complacent  Senate waited for national applause.  In place of it, however, came sharp  rebuke.���New York Evening Post.'  a��-  Dr. Pierce's Favorite Pr^printi,  Is a positive cure for weakness and di.Y     77   ,      l "^"0111  fofl.um.tlon, heals ulccwSn a^otZTJj^iemini��� ��njanis���f It,  Dion  aicr "to"substPirunte 'tnTS���* b^' up the'���/!S!  <<iu_    "UD��itute lor this medicine wl,i��.i, i... -  Do not Permit adi.honwr^le^.rBih,??1':' 7���  record o< 40 years of cures.    ^o? ^o* ft%��***** which has^  Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets Induce wild n^urel  bowel movement once a day,  V  ADVERTISING SCALE!  A pplicutioii for Liquor Licence (.'JO days) ..$5.00  Cortiflcato of Improvement notice (W)days)?7.50  Application to Purchase Lund noticcH (CO days)   $7.60  I)oliiK(iiotil Co-owner notices (00 days) ... .$10.00  Small Water NoUuch CJO dayi) $7.��)  All other leK'd ndvorMKiiiirf 12 centH a lino,  Hiiif,'lo column, for tho first insertion; and  8"  cents a lino for oacli subsequent insortion, non  pai-ejl measurement.  The  Queen's Hotel  COMPLETELY REFURNISHED  AND   REFITTED  ^  Wc he* io announce the reopening of the Queen's Hotel.    This  popular hotel  has  been completely  refitted throughout;  everything new and up-to-date.    Large lofty rooms,  heated with hot water.    Perfect fire appliances.   '  Night and! Day Service  Patrons of this hotel will  find  in  ii all  the comforts of home.  Perfect satisfaction is assured  all our quests.     It is  the most centrally located hotel in town.  Bar Stocked with Best Wines, Liquors, Cigars  Satukday, Sept. 7, 1912  Chisholm & Hartman, Props.  I FIRST STREET AND KNOB HILL AVENUE j\  ������������^ - -   --: r^j  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. Han nam, Prop.  New York Press Comment  Under the caption, "Perfidy's  Price," the New York World, publishes the following strong editorial  on the action of the United States  Senate in passing the discriminatory clauses of the Panama Canal  bill: ...,;'.-.,���.  "What at Washington they call a  compromise Panama bill, ��� retains,  the feature against which most comr  plaint has been made.. The compromise consists inV't-he introduction of provisions wholly unrelated,  but some of them have merit in  themselves that are expected to  win votes for their treaty-breaking  proposition which is the' backbone  of the measure.  Thus there,������are"many.members'of  Congress who want free ships and  free materials for ship-building.  They get them by voting to violate  the Hay-Pauncefote treaty, so that  American coast-wise vessels may  use the canal free of tolls.  There are members who are  crazy enough for ship subsidies.  They get them in an indirect way  by this abrogation of tolls in favor  of ships -that already have a monopoly.  There are members who want to  amend the anti-trust law, and they  have done so by supporting this bill.  There   are   members   who   would  Home Rule Facts  Under the new scheme of Home  Rule for Ireland, the   "disthressful"  country  will  be represented  in   the  Imperial   house by a  delegation  of  42   members.      These   Irish   representatives   will vote   on   all  Scotch  and Welsh affairs, but oirthe other  hand   the Welsh and Scotch  members are to have no voice or vote on  matters   in   which   Ireland   is  concerned.       The   proportion   of  Irish  members   sitting   at   St.   Stephen's  at  present   is  enormous.      Ireland  sends 103 for a population  of about  4,382,000;    Scotland' sends   72  to  represent about 4,759,000, while the  great  English    metropolis   with   a  population of nearly 6,000,000 souls,  has to be   content with  only  sixty.  It will   be  seen   then  by these   figures that Ireland   with 377,000  less  population   than   Scotland,   has   31  more  members    than   the   Scottish  kingdom,    and    if     the    matter    is  viewed from   this standpoint alone,  there seems  little  or   no reason for  the granting   of a separate   parliament for the  Irish people.     If such  a   disproportion    of    parliamentary  seats existed in   this   country or the  United States, there would  be civil  war.  We're ready for every  demand for fall suits.  Here are the  Suits that well  dressed men  are wearing ���  this" fall.  Here the new  fall.' Suits that  you will be  proud to wear  on all  occasions.      643  Made by,the  founder in .  Canada of  highest grade  hand tailored  garments���who  specialize on  artistic  tailoring.  Let us show  you these Suits.  Mushrooms or Toadstools  . One of the  advantages of being a  botanist,   says   a   contemporary,   is  that' when   you   are    scouring    the  woods, you   know  what  to eat and  what   to   avo.id,    because   we    are  afraid   that   the   mushroom-looking  objects and berries  we see   in such  profusion, might not suit our digestive apparatus���might even stop our  digestive, apparatus altogether.   Mr.  Gussow,   an eminent  botanist,   has  recently   informed   our   contemporary, that  during   a short  mountain I '  trip   which he took,   he   found    nol  fewer than  thirteen varieties of edi-\  MORRIN THOMPSON  Phoenix, B.C.  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.  D. J. MATHESON   Insurance Agent  "PROPER CLOTHES"  Our stock of suits covers the entire range'of good clothes for  men and young men. and is unusually rich in beautiful fabrics and  new models. It is our ambition to sell absolutely the finest clothing made iti.Canrn.Ixi, and in featuring the "Proper Clothes" brand,  wc feel thai we-have the best ever. These garments show- for  themselves as regards  PERFECTION  OF  FIT; QUALITY OF FABRIC;  VARIETY OF PATTERN;      EXCLUSIVENESS OF STYLE  together with high-class tailoring.       They offer  the   advantage  of  immediate selection, and give confidence and courage to   the   men  who wear them.     "Proper Clothes" are good  credentials and em-   ���  hasixe a man's good taste and refinement.     Jf yon want to appear  at your best, this is the store to come to.  .... 1 FIDELITY   BONDS,   PLATE   GLASS,  like to   confer legislative powers  on   ble berries, which we in  our 'g00^   COMMISSIONER  FOR  TAKING  the     interstate-commerce  -commis-   ance have  always-regarded as pois-1 AFFIDAVITS  sion, and this measure accomplishes1 on-    The same thinS ��s  true< so wel  are told   with   regard   to  the fungi,  FIRE, LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  PHOENIX,  B.C.  the purpose.  In a routine law designed in the  first place to provide only for the  operation of the canal, we have  gone around Robin Hood's barn to  repudiate the solemn obligations of  :i treaty, to   accept the   principles of  so abundant in our woods, many of  which owing to our ignorance of  botany, we look upon with grave  suspicion. Nevertheless, most of  us in Phoenix, who can only tell  mushroom from a   toadstool  by e  XhOS.  OrOWfl        Men's Wear Exclusively  ship ..subsidies,    to   legislate   on   the   ioZ ic "'"   cheerfully leave   the  sue  tariff and to   amend iu   an important   cuJent     morsels     for     those     morel  way the    two    laws   that   bear  most/iearned    '"> the   secrets   of botanical  powerfully     upon    the    conduct    off science than we are.  commerce and industry. / ~        ~*  ... ��� ,,    J Re-orgranizing- Law Department  Was   it   necessary   to   use  all  of/      .       �� �� r   -.        .  these inducements in order to get A reorganization of the law  votes enough to break a treaty? ff/ branch of the House of Commons  so, our   perfidy   will   come   high  in  d. l. Mcelroy  SOLE AGENTS FOR PRINCETON COAL  Dealer in Lumber, Shingles,  Lath  and Cedar  Poles.      Stull Laggari.  First-Class Fir & Tamarac]Wood.  MOVING MACHINERY OUR SPECIALTY  Cleanliness our  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  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  munguiumaiuuai.  I  Drop   in   and   try   our   delicious   ice   cream  soft drinks.     We keep a full assortment of  and  Tobacco, Pipes and Smokers' Supplies  Stationery, Books, Toys, Brushes, etc.  Sec our new line of Post Cards.  KNOB HSLL AVENUE  Msro&MnsBoaaaaEKE  -itm ���-"  riiriTirimmiMUgBB  more ways than one.  Is it wise for a nation supposed  to be devoted to peace and justice  to turn its greatest engineering  achievement into a prize-ring and  by bad faith to invite the powers of  the earth to meet it there with bare  lists?"  It was with something like a gasp  of surprise that  the   majority of the  Senate discovered  that  it had done  an  unpopular  thing  in  passing the  Panama Canal   Hill.       The  volume  of protest coming up from all parts  of the country startled the senators,  as some of them were frank enough  to admit.     They had flattered themselves that they had made the eagle  scream   in   a  way   to   win   plaudits  from     their   countrymen.      Instead  they    ��ot   vigorous   remonstrances.  in the   Senate  many a high-falutin'  speech   about    Panama    had    been  made.      The  canal  was ours,   constructed   by   our   energy   and skill,  paid   for   by   our millions,   and   no  other nation should   be'permitted to  say    what    regulations    we   should  make  for  its  use.     Fastidious persons, it is  true, pointed to a treaty,  and    our    alleged   agreements    and  obligations   under   it,   but,    in    the  first  place,   it might  be denied that  the   treaty  meant   anything   of   the  kind   asserted,   and,   secondly,   if it  did, were we  going   to be   so weak  and cowardly as not  to do what we  thought best,   with   our  own?    This  was the   fine  attitude   of devil-may-  care patriotism which   many   a Jean  Chauvin in the Senate adopted; and  is contemplated and the Speaker,:  Dr. Sproule, will be in Ottawa,  shortly, to take the matter up.  An investigation' which was held  this spring revealed considerable  internal friction, and two members  of the staff had even applied for  permission to cany arms. The  commission recommended the appointment of a new chief of the  branch and a general parliamentary  counsel. The superannuation of  some of the officers was also recommended.  If Tired of Wood, try Princeton Coal  Liberals Stirring  The Liberals are reorganizing  their shattered battalions throughout British Columbia in preparation  for the next campaign. The other  party are always in battle array.  KIDNB Y TROUBLE  Thre  I.  Suffered Ten Years���Relieved in Thre  Months Thanks to PE-RU-NA.  Smoked Meats and Lard  We are bringing these Goods in fresh every week, and the  Quality is No. 1. Give us your next order in this line and you  will be well satisfied.  SUGAR CURED HAMS, 25c. per lb.  CHOICE BREAKFAST BACON, 27c. per lb.  PURE LEAF LARD, 51b. Pall, $1.00.  FRESH CHURNED CREAMERY BUTTER  FRESH FARM EGGS  , LTD.  Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merchants  HONE 2  PHOENIX,  B. C.  nnrmmlrm!lrnrmFFW���*m,^,  FIZER,  C. B. 3TIZER, Mt. Sterling, Ky., says :  "/ have suffered with kidney and  bladder trouble for ten years past  "Last March I commenced using  Poruna and continued for three months.  I hiive not used it since,nor have I felt  i pain."  We have a now selection of CUFF LINKS, TEA PINS,  etc.     Verv Nice Designs.  CUFF LINKS,  through  made specially for Soft Cuffs, will not pull  $1.50 to $3.50 per pair  TIE   PINS to match signet; and other styles.  $1.00 and up.  linirraved free  SHE OUR WINDOW.  '; '1  '-'  1  I  ft  1  i  I  ii  ?  t.5  (���HI  '4\ IV.1J-"! 'WJIJJI^O  ^  IV, "  THE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA  ->,"'  l"J~tvv     ���'     f  "(%;>'  :::?���:':���  ���S5?  i&sc-'Si  I ft v*  Mss-SPOKANEl .,  Wiles you to flte  SPOKANE gSSFAIR  ?The Hand BkipiresHJidB^r  ^yLS^ew ofev^ aria* Six ruMdcf,  ec/urda/jan and antu&enteni ������  Someihind foinJew&w^���&W_,  RecJadedPRaifw��? Rote&  \Mo to Robr H CoiWe. Secy for Ppotoukv Li��t��ii >  Illtrth-aied DajjyPr^attt B3^.-_'. CO _,���>...��� v.**1  II  Local and General  i:"i!  !^  BOOKS  AND  STATIONERY  Eancy^Goqds, ( Dolls and Toys, Kodak .Films and  -Supplies,* Musical' Instruments and Supplies, News-  -Daoers^Mae-azines and Periodicals���School Sundries.  Wallpaper and Decorative Pictures  5       Cio-ars, Tobacco and Smokers' Sundries  Patent Medicines.'  Toilet Article's.  AL. ALMSTROM  All the Latest Newspapers, Magazines  jgcs  SYNOPSIS' QI^XOAL  ;rH,^ININ'G:REGULATIONS  The Metal Market  .  Copper is very strong and the  present prospect is^that it will soon  sell-above 18 cents.- Considerable  sales have been made   this  week at  " " "  'and   some is understood! *���� disclosed a badly broken bone m  sold'- at   17^ cents a  the Boston Commercial.  Miss Murphy, of Nelson, is the guest  of Mrs. J. T. Hawthorne.  For Sale.���One .32 calibre Colt automatic pistol.   Apply Pioneer office.  Etnest Nicholson, of Deadwood, was  among the visitors iu town on Labor  Day.  Jas. McDonald returned to town on  Friday from a stay of three months in  Vancouver.  Mrs. Theo. Biner was in town ipr a  lew days this week. She returned on  Friday to the Forks.  Mr. and Mrs. W. K. SUnaway arrived in town on Satin day from Spokane, Washington.  Born���At Phoenix, on September  8th, to Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Syi-ja, a  son aud daughter (twins).  G. W. Wooster, treasurer and director of the Granby company, was a visitor in town on Saturday last.  Messrs. D. L. McElroy and Gust  Johnson announce that from Sept.  1st, the price of tainarac and fir wood  will be $5.50 per cord.  0. M. Campbell, assistant supt. of  the Granby mines, left hurriedly on  Saturday for Winnipeg, having received news of his mother's illness.  Methodist Church ���Sunday school  and Bible class, 2.30 p.m.; evening service, 7.30 p.m. Prayer meeting, Thursday evening, 7.45 p.m. Tomorrow,  Presbyterian service will be held on  Sunday morning, September 8, at 11  a.m., in the lodgeroom, Miners' Union  Hall. A cordial welcome. J. R. Munro',  pastor.  A young lady in town, says the  Coalmont Courier, wishes to ask Joe  Ingram "Why dont you get married?"  Joe was overheard one night last week  delivering a lecture on this important  subject.  The stated services in the Catholic  church are as follows: First and third  Sundays in the month. Mass at 10  a.m., Sunday School at 2.30 ��� pni.;  Evening Service at 7.30 p.m. Rev.  Father Choinel, pastor.  The Services on Sunday in St. John's  Church are: Holy Communion at 7.30  a.m., Morning Prayer at 10.30, Holy  Communion at 11 a.m., Sunday School  at 2.30 p.m., Evening Prayer at 7.30.  Rev. Ii. B. Iiee, Rector.  Jas. Ramsay, who was injured in a  buggy accident when returning with  his bride from Grand Forks, on the  evening of August 15th, is still under  the doctor's care, an examination hav-  R.B.Kerp,ofKelowna  B.C., Visits Melville  What a Prominent Lawyer  of Kelowna, B. C, says  About Melville.  one of his legs  F. C. Werner, the popular and highly-successful teacher of music, return-  and   foreign   >con-1 to town on Friday last from Spokane  been^ buying  heavily I where he was ^undergoing treatment  Mr. R, B. Kerr, of Kelowna, B.C.,  paid Melville a   two  days   visit last  week.    This   is   his-   second   visit,  having spent a few days   here   two  yeais ago.   He was simply astonished   at  the  progress  the   town  had  made, and in an interview with him  he stated that there was not a town  in the west   today   making  greater  progress or  had  a blighter future,  lie stated that he had travelled over  a considerable part ot the  west and  nowhere did  he  see  such  signs of  progress and  prospective  development.    "It is simply marvellous" he  said, "Why there   are   towns being  boomed that can't be compared with  Melville.    They   tell you what they  have   got, but  this compared   with  the large number of men  employed  here by the G.T.P. which had a payroll this month of $50,000  is  nothing."    Mr. Kerr showed his faith in  Melville in a vciy practical  way   by  investing   in   more  property.     Another remark he made was that Melville property  when   compared with  values elsewhere was, he considered  very cheap.     In fact he said  it was  too low at  the   present  quotations.  "Vou are bound   to   grow, situated  as you are, a divisional  point   on a  transcontinental, and at the junction  of two of its  most   important branches.     He considered it would only  be a matter of a very short time before the C.P.R.  and C.N.R. would  both be here."  MELVILLE  IS THE PLACE  FOR YOU  Write us today for full particulars  or see ourrepresentative, W. A. E.  WALL, Brooklyn Hotel.  YOU ARE INVITED  To Attend the 10th Anriual  Nelsin  pr--  AT NELSON, B.C.  SEPTEMBER 24, 25, 26,27  *amMWWMmmmWmm****m**mW******mmm*m**mm*m^  Special Free Attractions  DAILY AEROPLANE FLIGHTS  From the Fair Grounds.      ;,;  PAUL & LEROY        Comedy Horizontal Bar Act  ISHIKAWA TROUPE OF JAPANESE  THE IDIANIS TROUPE        Five Beautiful Girls  HORSE RACING ROCK DRILLING  LOG SAWING AND CHOPPING  REDUCED RATES  ON ALL TRANSPORTATION LINGS.  SINGLE FARE FOR ROUND TRIP    ~*S  A. D.  EMORY,  Pres.  HORSTEAD, Secy.  P. O. Box 392,  Nelson, B. C.  9*  COME TO THE FAIR  it Application for a lease must be made  4>y 3>he\applicant iin^pers.on to the  lAgdpt or Sub-A&ent of the district in  jwhi'ch'theTights applied for are situ-  fated. -    - '  ? In surveyed territory the land must  :bu desci'ibed by sections, or legal subdivisions;  of sections,  and   in  past 10 days. - The purchases now are chiefly for immediate  consumption. Some copper has  been sold for delivery as far ahead as  November; but the bulk  of the de-  for his health. While away, Mr.  Werner drifted as far east as the twin  cities of Minnesota.  Mrs. Danny Deane, with her children, have booked passage on the  steamship Lusitania, which sails from  New York for Liverpool on September  ;>^,  "j mand has been for spot and Septem       ��veyed fcerrito^ October account, the shake-/18fch.     They leave Phoenix for New  ��&htiU bo staked  out  by the applicant|ol|t tjlaf occllrred a few   week.s   ag-ol York, on Wednesday next, and expect  'himself. .        ' /.- .     - . '     ,s J to stay in London for some months.  & J��ach   application   inu&fc  be   accom-/in  the   London   .speculative   market/ * i  seamed by <i fee of $5 which will bo re- . ���;��� . . - ., buv:n��� for far/ Edna Swanson who has spent the  funded if tin- right* applied for are not /having checked the buying tor lar I snmm'er vacation wifch hei. parents,  ^available, but jiot otherwise.   A royal-, distant deliveries. I returned to Spokane, on Wednesday,  *  J where she is enrolled among the stud-  Looses Life in Fire I ents of the Spokane high school.    Her  royal- .  ffcy shall be paid on the merchantable I  ^output of the mine at  the rate of five  h  |cents per.lou  L' The person operating the mine shall  ffut-nish the Agent with sworn lcfcurns  {accounting for,the. full quantity of  ^merchantable coal mined and pay the I  Wm.   Vaux,   an   old  the Boundary, lost his life in a fire  . , rl uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. B. Swan  son, with their children, travelled with  ringl)ts are^not being operated, such returns should be furnished at least once  Royalty thereon. .Jf^the coal mining which destroyed his shack in Greenwood, on Tuesday morning. The  fire department quickly answered  the call, but owing to the fire and  derise smoke, it was impossible to  enter the cabin and effect a rescue.  It is supposed that the unfortunate  man was rendered unconscious by  ihe fumes while asleep in bed. The  body was badly scorched, The  deceased was about 60 years of age  and was a native of England.  ^ayear.-   "*  _ *Thelease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available  eurfnee rights may be considered  [noeessaiy for the working of the mine  'at the rate of $10.00 an acie.  '    For��� full v, information    application  should be made to the Secietary of the  ��� Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  'or to,any Agent or Sub-Agent of Do-  jninion Lands.  W. W. OORY,  > Deputy Minister of tlie Interior.  {   N.B.���Unauthorized   publication   of  this advertisement will not be paid lor.  m  .OU Indications Near Edmonton  ,-   John    liayward,    who    migrated  <4o   Alberta  from  Minnesota,  about  j four years ago, is becoming wealthy  yas the   result  of  locating   a bed of  ,asphaltum   on   his * homestead,    38  t miles northeast of Edmonton.      He  discovered   the  "black stuff" while  plowing  last   spring,    but   did   not  make his,   find known  until after he  had secured   his homestead patent.  Following   a thorough examination  by a former United States inspector  ''of mines, a company was organized  with a capital  of $1,200,000  to develop   the    pioperty.      The   expert  says in  his report that  "the land is  .underlaid with a considciable thick-  neSs, of   highly   impregnated   tar at  depths of three to twenty feet.   Surface indications all point to pe ti oleum  fields,   and   it   may   be   piovcd    by  drilling That   a valuable   natuial gas  and oil field will be found there."  Card of Thanks  Through the medium " of the  Pioneer, 1 wish to express my heartfelt thanks to Dr. Verrall and the  nursing staff of the Phoenix General  hospital for their skilful and kindly  attention bestowed on me during  my prolonged and dangerous illness.  I also thank all others who in  vaiious ways expressed their sympathy and helped me.  Owen Jones.  Phoenix, September 6th.  Ths Phoenix Pioneer is the leading Advertising Medium in the  Boundary.     We guarantee  icsiilis.  RECO STEAM LAUNDRY  Don't won y about your washing,  .lu&t .send your clothes to the  Laundiy. We will wash, staich,  and iiou them, and return them  leudy tor use.  her.  Owen Jones, who experienced the  closest call imaginable and was l'ecent-  ly discharged from the local hospital,  leaves today for his home in Wales.  A subscription list circulated on his  behalf, netted the handsome total of  about $500, for which the invalid is  more than thankful.  Phoenicians are a ubiquitous lot,  they are to be met with as far south  as Patagonia and as far north as  Nome. The other day Bill Williams  leceived a letter from his bettr half in  which she says that while travelling on  a street ear, she met Mrs. Tim Baldwin, who is visiting her sister in Carnarvon. The last time the two met  was at the C.P.R. depot nearly two  years ago.  There was a good attendance of  dancers on Tuesday at the Labor Day  ball, which, from a social standpoint,  turned out a great success. The Phoenix orchestra supplied an excellent  program of music and excelled even  their past performances. Ab. McQueen  proved highly acceptable as floor manager, his efforts as such meeting with  general approbation. Contrary to gen  oral rumor, the usual weekly dances  are to be continued.  LADIES'   AND   GENTS'   SUITS  CLEANED AND PRESSED.  A Trial Solicited.  Phone SO.   Dominion Ave.  For Sale  The propez-ty known as the Biner  block; best location in town; four suites  of three rooms each; well furnished for  housekeeping; all rented. Lower floor  can be used for any kind of business;  very cheap, part cash, rest teims; no  encumbrance; clear title; a lifetime  opportunity to right party. See owner on premises.   0   Millinery Opening  Under the diiection of Mrs. M. C.  Elson, on Friday and Saturday, Sept.  6th and 7th.  W. ELSON,    ,  Copper-sti'eet, Greenwood.  The J. Rowan Company  AND  CENTRAL  SASKATCHEWAN  INVESTMENTS  LIMITED  | Melville    -    Sask.  Nelson Fruit Fair  Clad in the flowing garb of the  orient are the "Ishikawa Japs", who  are to be one of the premier attractions at the Nelson Fruit fair this  season, September 23rd to 28th.  This troupe, in connection with "Le  Roy and Paul," an acrobatic act of  unusual merit, and the "Idanias,"  five beautiful young ladies, constitute the free attractions of the fair.  These wonderfully clever men from  the land of the chrysanthemum,  have an act which for risky work,  ground and loft tumbling and juggling, would be difficult to excell.  The actors are gorgeously gowned,  and go through a series of astonishing evolutions such as head balancing, posturing, contortions, pole  balancing and other novel tricks  which make them the peers of their  kind. They come direct to this fair  from several ��� important engagements, including Brighton beach,  New York and Hammerstein's Victoria theatre.  Other interesting events will be  those of horse racing, rock drilling,  log sawing and chopping, but probably the biggest attraction of all  will be the aeroplane, which will  be seen for the first time in the  Kootenay. Aviator Edwaids, who  will make the flights, is noted fot  his having successfully started an  aeroplane mail route between Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver in  Washington. His performances at  the Nelson fair will be sure to  create great interest and certainly  should not be missed.  Great Northern Railway  $22.25  and  Return  To VICTORIA, B.O.,  Account Victoria Exhibition  SEPT. 24th to 28th  TICKETS FIRST-CLASS ON SALE SEPT. 21sj��|  to  26th  inclusive.       Final   return   limit, Oct.   1 St J  Similar Reductions -from  All Boundary Points  For full particulars call or address��� ^\ '1  W. X. PERKINS,'Agent.  ROYAL  BILLIARD  PARLORS  Beautiful Selection of Pipes, Cigars  Tobaccos. All the most popular  blends of Cigarettes, etc.  Cosgrove & McAstocker, Props.  Mineral Act.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMKNTS.  NOTICE.  "Atlantic Fiaction No. 2" Mineial Claim,  situate in Gieenwood Mining Di\ ibion of Yale  district.  Where located:���Gieenwood Camp  TAKE NOTICE that I, Donald J. Muthcxoii,  agent for Gust. Johnhon, Fico MineiV Certill-  catoNo. 13.11)802, intend CO days fiom the date  hereof, to apply to tho Mining Rccoidor for a  Certificate of Iniprovomontb, foi the piuposo  of obtaining a Cioiwi Gianlof tho nbo\c claim.  Aud further take notice that action, under  hectlon 37, must bo commenced befoio the in-  buanco of such Certificate of Impio\ cinontfl.  Dated this 25th day of July. A.I). 11)12.  D. J. MATIIESON, Affcnt.  Mineral Act.  Certificate of Improvements.  Diseases of Men  ���a  fej)  (U  <D  -��j  -"ih         iftJhft  c  M  ti  3  O  For Sale  Do you want to purchase a blacksmith business, situute in a, fiisb-cltibs  locality; the only shop in town; horse  shoeing in connection; business will be  disposed ol cheaply.  NOTICE  "Atlantic Fraction"Mineral Claim, situate in  tho Greenwood Mining Diwsion of Yalo district.  Where located:���Greenwood Camp.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Donald .T. Mathenon,  agent for Gust. Johnson, Froo Minors Certificate, No. B. 19802, intend, sixty davs fiom the  date horeof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements, for tho purpose of obtaining a Clown Grant of the above  claim.  And fin thci take notice that action, under  section :)7, must be commcncii1 befoio the issuance of such Ceitiflcato of Impto\ ements.  Dated this 20th day of July, A.D 1912.  D. J. MATIIESON, Ajrcnt.  Ewtry Woman  U Interested and should know  about the wonderful  MARVEL Whirling Spray  Tho new Vaginal Syringe     Uest  ���Most convenient    It cleanies  Instantly.      Able your  ) drugglkt forH^_fc_  If he cannot supply tilt  MARVI"L. accept no othor,  but send stamp for llluitratod  book���sealed   It gives full pirtlc-  ulars and directions Invtluiblo to ladles.  WINDSOR S0PPLY CO., ^  Windsor, Ont. General Agents lor Canad  G  6  CURED  I positively cure three-fourths of  all the cases that are absolutely incurable by any methods other than  those I employ. I do not care who  has treated you or how long or by  what means he has treated you; tin-  probability is that I can cure you,  and I will be able to speak definitely in the matter when I know the  details of your case.  WRITE FOR FREE BOOK  If you can't call at my office write  J for my book, which describes my  method.      All   letters   are   given  I special attention.  DR. KELLEY'S  MUSEUM  210 Howard St., Spokane, Wash.  D RAYING  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.      Phone A65  James G. McKeown  ���  a  .6!  I  I  ft

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