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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Sep 6, 1913

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 ���SHj  '    /   ���  The largest copper mines in  - the Dominion are situated  at Phoenix. The Granby  Co. employs 500 men, and  has a monthly pay roll of  over $60,000, while the Raw-  hido pay roll is $18,000;  FIFTEENTH YEAR  Devoted to the interests of the Boundary Mining District  Thk Phoenix Pionkek. is  published in the .highest  municipality in Canada-  altitude, 4,800 ft. The city  hot z population of 1,600,  and possesses first-class,  hotels, opera house, schools  ENORMOUS BLAST AT  MOTHER LODE MINE  24^ Tons of Dynamite Used-  16 Miles of Wire Connections  ���4830 Holes Drilled.  PHOENIX, B. C, SATURDAY, SEPT. 6, 1913  |    B.C. Mining    ^SUCCESSFUL LABOR DAY   Jl FESTIVITIES AT PHOENIX  Number 8-  i  '     In,order to  profitably  work the  huge  low-grade   Boundary   copper  deposits,   it is  absolutely, essential  that mining operations must be conducted on an  unusually large scale.  The B. C. Copper company's Mother  Lode   mine,   at    Greenwood,   is  a  case   in   point,   and  for  some   few  months, in  addition to the ordinary  work at the mine, the  task of drill-  4830 holes,   averaging   in depth be-  tween 14 and 15  feet, has been go  ing on   under  the  direct ion   of the  company's    gcneral-supt.,   ^F  In the shaft of the Apex, near  New Denver, at a depth pf 53 feet,  la vein 18 inches in width was uncovered. The vein is quartz, carrying grey copper and ruby silver, dry  ore. The assay values have not yet  been obtained, but the ore will probably run very high in silver.  J. Knudson and H. B. Mausetle  have returned from their Iceland  spar deposit at Ashnola and brought  some samples. Besides the splendid  qualities of this spar for'the manufacture of cement it is used for glazing highgrades of earthenware and  porcelain. Iceland spar in a pure  .state is worth $6 per pound.  A. McDonald, of Vancouver, who  Town Crowded with Boundary Holiday Makers-Big Program of  Attractions���Phoenix Baseball and Football Teams Make  Excellent Showing���Ph6enix Wins Jackson Cup.  W��rk of almost every description was abandoned in Phoenix on  Labor Day. The mines7set the example andjeeased operations for two  days. Although somewhat cool in the afternoon, the day was bright  with clouds and sunshine about equally.divided. );The chiefjfear, that of  rain, however, did not materialize to any extent worth mentioning     The  first quota of excursionists began to arrive as early as ten o'clock, when _... oP.��k,���& or me district trom  the Greenwood ootb.ll element put*, an appearance, followed by strings the standpoint of ���^ ccto T  Of automobiles, bnrro-lcc     -mH    ��.,<>...,   ��.i..-   i-   j      r       ..... �� ' p'u.->puior, in.  Fine Hunting District  - Julius Carson, who recently returned to town from an extended  prospectlng'trip into tbe district to  the north-east of Carmi, reports  that he ran across some very promising-looking stretches awaiting  the coming of the pioneer settler,  although he admits they were somewhat out of the prospective track of  a railroad. He also says that the  whole country was alive with fur  and feather; grouse were particularly  abundant, as were also deer and  bear.    Speaking of the district from  PROFITS OF GRANBY  MINES $1,207,661  Dividend Disbursements, $449,-  955���The Hidden Creek Mine  Awaits Smelter.  Norcross,   jun.       This    system   of  breaking   rock   wholesale   was   inaugurated   in   1911, but  for dimensions   this, latest   blast, which took  place on Monday niorning^ exceeded all others  that have taken place  in the history of that mine, or perhaps   any   other   property   on   the  American continent.    It is said that  upwards of -200,000  tons  of  rock  i were  displaced    by  the  explosion,  which  resembled a miniature earthquake.     Strange   to say," the noise  was   not   heard   either   here   or  at  Greenwood, but at  the   latter town  and at  Midway, a   slight   tremor of  tie earlli   was   i lie   only  intimation  that the   people had   that   the blast  had taken.place.    ' Extreme precautions against  accident-were taken,  and not   only   were the   families of  the   mine, employees ordered   from  the '-vicinity,   but-   their   household  effects also went with them.   Everything occurred,-as'MrV Norcross had  planned, and from the.standpoint of  that official the  results from a mining point of view exceeded expectations.      Electricity   was   the   agent  used   to    fire   the', charges,   which  of automobiles, bugg.es, and every other kind of vehicle imaginable  About half-past ten, the C.P.R. special, with a big contingent of people  Iron, the Forks and other Boundary points, came puffing into the local  depot.     She also  carried the   Republic baseball ,nine   and their friends.  The automobile was strongly in evidence, over twenty powerful machines  recently ^returned   trom  the   north,   being counted at one time.    The work of catering   to the inner wants of  '   announces his discovery of a  large} the visitors was no  light task,   but "the  splendid arrangements made bv  deposit of bituminous coal on the  Kitseukla river,' near '"the head  waters. The coal is an excellent  grade of coking coal and he has  staked a block of ten sections, on  every one of which he has located a  wide seam: Mr. McDonald brought  samples down with him, which are  to be seen at the office of B. A. Olds,  514 Pender street. He has-also had  a few of the samples analyzed, and  they show about 53 per cent carbon  and   15   per cent  ash.. .This com-  the local hotel proprietors proved more than equal to the strain, and there  is no record of anyone being unable  to satisfy  his  or her gastronomic  says he found the whole district  heavily mineralized, but found no  evidences of deposits similar to  those which characterized thispor-l  tion of the Boundary. He noticed  quite a number of quartz leads and  thinks that that district will figure  in the future as an important lead  and  zinc producing centre.     Some  craving  and lastly, there were   no accidents  to mar the pleasures of the   lakes that he  came across were full  celebration.     The pff,,rt��   ���f tha   ^u���  i i  .������    ,       .. .      .   . - ,. .  celebration. The efforts of the, city band is another item that helped  materially to enliven the ,day's proceedings; and it is to be hoped that  their appearance will do something towards arousing a more lively interest in so valuable a city.tasset.  Evening saw the opera house crowded with the city's boxing fans  to witness the scheduled bout between H. R. McCoskrie, the Boundary  middle-weight champion and Mike Ageh, an unknown quantity The  mam event was preceded by a couple of preliminaries, one of which was  between W. Hufty and Tod Boyce, the decision going to the latter after  ,    -     . .       . u    ,    ��� * .r|-!y Smart fc^round contest.    The other  was  a   three-round affair  pares favorably with the Vancouver with Dave BigeloW and Jos. Millar, the referee pronouncing it a drawn  fsland product on comparison ol battle.. The principal event was short, sharp and unmistakably decisive,  .heir analysis Speaking of Ins trip McCoskrie evidently deciding on taking no chances, for within the shor  Mr McDonald states that the coat space of 19#sec. 'Danny Deane- had fished counting the fateful ten  field can be reached by going ,n seconds that gave the Boundary champion the decision. W. Hower was  from    Morncetown   and   up   Trout   the official timekeeper.  ���Jn��i:tl^Ji��rt-he-?Pin'i?n lH�� t" A   da',CC*   RiVCn   in  the.Mine���*   Union ballroom,    for   which    tbe  built to^ he 1st f? .H bY;,USiC "'^ Prided  *,y   *he  Ironsides' orchestra,   and the supper catered  ���� o?��a   2T     f^ ^r^.    *   f��\ bX AL SpW��iM ��f Uie  Ki��p,\hoteV. concluded ,what aU will freely  uon-of the   coal.     If  the  deposit ,s  acknowedge to bef the ,���ost successful celebration ever held in this city  of fish.  The "Mikado" Coming  The next visiting attraction at the  opera house is one of deserving mention. The offering at the local play  house is the ever popular "Mikado,"  which is to be produced on Wednesday, Sept. 10th, by the well-known  Pollard Juvenile Opera company.  The fame of these youngsters is too  well known to require anything in the  nature of a special introduction to the  average theatre goer, suffice to say  that the entire company has won its  popularity during its previous visits to  the United States and Canada. Iu  this season's repertoire, there are a  number  of  Advices from New York this week  state that the preliminary   report of  the   Granby   Consolidated   for   the  fiscal  year  ended  June   30,    1913/  show that profits from  the  Phoenix  mines and the Grand Forks  smelter  amount to $1,207,661, of which the  sum of $449,955  was  disbursed   to  shareholders^ since   dividend    payments were resumed recently.  These figures are subject to minor  corrections by the final statement to  be submitted at  the  annual   stockholders'   meeting, October 7.     The  earnings for" July  and  August will  show some shrinkage, due   to slow  copper prices and somewhat smaller  recoveries, but the total for the year '  will reach approximately $1,250,000,  it is believed, as compared with $1,-  600,000 for the previous   12-month  period. ���/  In a circular letter to  the  stockholders, which will   be  mailedwith  the dividend checks for the   second   >  quarterly disbursement on  September 5, President W. D. Nichols has    -  included the major part  of  the engineer'^ reports on the Hidden creek  properties,   compiled   recently, that    ���  they may be kept in touch  with  the  work there.     " -'        , ,-  'Construction work is .progress-  ���v *>     -  \  found to be; what he thinks it is,.thi  coalfield will likely be the first shipper in Northern  B. C. _     -  The Kitseukla coalfield is just the  rhe members of the various committees carried out their duties.in  commendable style and the result" bears' ample testimony to their/unselfish painstaking labors and genuine public spirit. Palmer Cook, who  superintended the events in the  Caledonian sports program, is especially  other side of the mountain from the/ . ... . -r   Copper river coalfield, and Mr. Mc-|   .   erv,nsr of cred,t�� ��s are also the  committee who had charge and over'  new   musical    comedies,' -     -  while all the principal favorites, of last' ,nS Wlth remarkable rapidity;" says  season on.this continent will appear 1 President Nichols.' "Inspection from  in this delightful and highly-amusing   August 3 to AugusUlO   shows- that  opera���Teddie McNainara," Willie Pollard, Leslie Donaghev, Carpard-Van.  and Charlie Bennett,* Eva and May  Pollard,'-Ivy .���- Moore, Dottie. Brown,  Ethel Naylor, Patsie Fiulay and Phil-  lis Philipson. '    "  the ground forthe buildings at Hidden creek is all cleared; steel frame  for main smelter-building erected;  foundations for the flue chamber  completed; the machine shop finished  and  operating,   and   smelter  ware-  The mine de-  Ore Tonnages^  puppet   iivci   luaiiiciu,   auu   i��r.   .MC-I    . *" ' "w  "'"    -��"��"iucc  vvuu nao  Cliarge and OVer-l        FnUrtw'ino- nro (���!,�� .. e  ��.i       / * ��'        "    ..._   ���    ..._     ������,   ........  Ponald belisves that it .Va con-tinu-  sight of the   machine  drilling   contests, who   together   with   Mr. Cook, /output of  tiu7 Granby '^f '^  house bein^ erected.     The mine de  were   connected by sixteen miles of al,��n -VTO ""l"-   T^�� "^   we?.wUbout doubt   the   hardest   worked officials of the day, and whose/smelter for week ending Aug. 30:     /ve'��Pme^ ��jin advance of  the   de-  ' , "accompanied hini   on   his- trip, and  decisions invariahlv mpi- wlrh   .h�� ,,.,n���:.v,~       ��� .    r lr-~~  u ���-,  .a-.    ^ /mand, and shipments can be  beg-un  wire, and consisted of 24#   tons of they did considerable  work  on   the I' ���~tictL ZJC       t       f n unan,mo"s  approval of spectators and/&���nby 23,464    809,724 Lt any time.   Our engineer's estimate  40% dynamite. location. - j participants alike.    The   following  were   the   committees���Celebration:/ ���  smelter tonmges that 7,000,000 tons of ore   are   now  | A. H. McPherson,  president;  John   Marshall,   secretary;  Jas. Marshall, / Granby ��� -23,745    809,702 j in sight within the developed area."  treasurer; Dan Paterson, Chas. Davidson, R. Agnew and John Hartman  The  Big- Store  Vigneaux,   Harry   Elsmore, Chas.  *  Special:  Fancy Imported  French Peas  THREE CANS FOR 50c.  Fancy Imported  French Beans  THREE CANS FOR 50c.  SEE OUR GROCERY WINDOW  These lines sell regularly for 25c. per  can, and are good buying at that price,  , hence they should be an attractive purchase at the price we now offer them.  Rock Drilling: W. H.   Pierce,   D.  A  Johnson and Eli Risch.  The new recreation ground, without which there would have been  no celebration, was in excellent shape, especially in view of the fact that  up to practically tlie last minute the work of preparing it had been going  on. This is undoubtedly a valuable asset to the city, and no doubt the  future will see the area considerably enlarged. In spite of the fact that  the scenes of the day's program covered a large field, each had its quota  of interested onlookers, and practically every minute of daylight was  taken up in pulling off this or that event. Football commenced early,  the first match being between the Phoenix and Greenwood teams, the  former running away with the game and totalling up a score of four  goals to their opponents' duck egg. The second match, which was between the Mother Lode and Grand Forks elevens, was a touch and go  affair all through, the Mother Lode boys lowering their opponents'  colors by a score of 2-1. The battle royal of the series, however, took  place when ithe Phoenix boys faced their old and tried opponents from  Deadwood, in the the game which decided for the season the possessors  of the cup presented by the provincial member for Greenwood, J. R.  Jackson, and emblematic of the Boundary Football championship. Intense local interest centred around this event, and both sides strained  every effort to secure the coveted distinction. No goal was registered  in the first half and it looked as if a similar story would have to be told  of the second, when a clever shot by Davidson of the home team evaded  the visitors' goal keeper and decided the possession of the silverware.  Perhaps the greatest surprise of the day, was the totally unexpected  victory of Phoenix over the Grand Forks baseball nine, by a score of 5-1.  No one here had ever dared to imagine such a contingency, and consequently, the victory is all the more welcome, although it must be admitted that, such a situation as that which decided the match is hardly  likely to be repeated for some time to come. Bassett went to the bat  with all the bases full and fortunately made a connection with the hickory  that sent the ball to Helen Gonne and enabled him not only to relieve the  whole bunch, but also to make a home run besides. The Forks team,  however, took it all out of their Republic friends earlier in the day by a  score of seven to two.  Fourteen teams entered for the machine drilling contest, the first  prize for which was $175, and the second $75. Probably none of the  sports attracted so continuous a crowd of spectators as did this competition. From ten o'clock until almost dark the friendly rivalry continued, and much enthusiasm was aroused at the skillful manipulation of  the heavy Rand machine and tripod, which together with the average  results obtained would go to show that the machine miners of this camp  are easily capable of more than holding their own with the best on the  continent. Not a single flaw developed in the steel, which in every case  successfully met the severe test imposed upon, and drew from many the  highest enconiums on the workmanship of Messrs. W. H. Pierce and  J. S. Boyce, of the Granby and Rawhide mines mechanical staff. Tlie  first prize was awarded  to   Albert   Hill   and   Andrew Jutilla, who set np  (Continued on Page 4)  DISTINCTIVE  STYLES  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  neat,   quiet  popular   at  in all the  weaves so  present.  We offer no selection  ���only one grade of tailoring, that's the best.  m Til��   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  J2V  \  ^*-��V ��  KingEdwardLodge  No. 36, A.F. and A.M.  Regular communication at 8  p.m.   Second Thursday of  each month.  flmci'Rcnt meetings as called; Masonic  McHale Block  I'm  Hall,  Jas. E.  CAKTEH,  Secy.  PAT.MKB .1.  Cook,  W.M.  I. O. O. F.  Snowshoe Lodjre  No. 46  Meets every Monday Evening at  Miners' Sail. Visiting brethren cordially invited.  E. E. Barnes, Noble Grand.  Win. Oxley, Fin. Secy.  Sam McLeod, Bec.'Secy.  \  Nelson Fruit Fair  All arrangements are completed  for the eleventh' annual Nelson  Fruit' fair,' which is to "* open on  September 23rd," and continue for  the two following days. This year's  fair  promises   to   be a  banner one,  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge'No. 17  Meet* Ii)', trio   Miner*"   Union   Lodge  Hall First and Third Wednesdays.  Mrs. Amy Cook, Noblo Grand.  Mrs. Effie Marshall, Secretary.  FRATERNAL ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Meets in Union Hall, Friday Evenings.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  ���. 'Quitman Work, W. P.  James Weir, W. Secy.  and will be one worth while visiting.  A splendid line of attractions have  been booked,, including some 15  special acts.  Hitt  and   Co.,   the  famous  firework experts of-Seattle,   have been  awarded the contract for a series of  pyrotechnic    displays^- during    the  evenings  as   well; as in   the   afternoon.    Among the attractions will  be  horse-racing,  rock-drilling contests/the  human pyramid builders,  the dog and  pony  circus, the dancing  ^-eese,   etc.,   etc.    Single   fare  for the  round   trip   will  be in effect  on all  lines in  B.C., between  Cal-  gary and Vancouver.  Concentrates  Shushanna Gold "Strike."  The resources of the White river  and Shushanna districts have been  investigated by Dr. Cairns of the  Dominion Geological survey, and in  his   report he   cautions   men not to  go into the new country where sup  plies  of food aie impossible to ob-1 murder  of two  men  ��� Hon. William Ross, a member of  the provincial council ' of Cape  Colony, who passed through British  Columbia, a few days ago, stated  that in a' short time he expected  legislation would be introduced by  the Union government, absolutely  forbidding the entry into South Africa of Asiatics of any nationality.  The big game hunting expedition,  fitted out by the Carnegie Institute  museum of Pittsburg, sailed from  Nome on August 29, bound south.  The party have gathered specimens  on the shores of Behring sea and  the northern coast of Siberia. A  stop is to be made on the Alaskan  peninsula for the purpose of securing specimens ofmoo.se and caribou.  Jessie Hammond^ the child murderer, who was sentenced to be  hanged at Prince Albert on September 16th, has been granted a new  trial by the minister of justice, a  plea of insanity having been entered  by his solicitor,'"G. W. McPhee. At  the time of arrest, Hammond confessed to his -- crime, and since  then has  further  confessed   to the  in   the  CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF PHOENIX, B.C  Notice of Sale of Land for Unpaid Taxes in the City of Phoenix  I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE, that on the 11th day of September, 1913,.at the hour of 10 o'clock, a.m., at the  City Hall, Phoenix, B.C., I shall sell at Public Auction, the Real Property and Improvements hereinafter set out, for  delinquent taxes in tlie Municipality of Phoenix, B.C., unless the arrears of taxes, interest, costs and expenses, including -  the cost of advertising the said sale, be sooner paid.  . H.  HARTLEY,  Collector for the Municipality of the City of Phoenix, B.C.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., this 7th,day of August, 1913.  Name op Person Assessed  K. of P. lodge,  M 28  Phoenix,  B.C.  Meets Tuesday Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning    brothers   cordially   wel  -.corned.  J. E. Carter, C. C.  Chas. McKay, K. ofR.S.  tain for love nor money, without  ample stores of provisions. Dr.  Cairns also advises the customs to  expedite the movement of goods  into the Shushanna district, where  they are badly needed.  matter   which  are" now investiga  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Meets in Pythian Hall, Lower Town  First and Third Thursdays."     "  Elizabeth Potjo  M.E.C.  Mrs. Mary McKenzie  M.K.C.  SPOKANEg^rtFAIR  ~    ������ SEPT. 15 TO^ai KJI3 �����-  mountains,     a  mounted police  t^g.  A young engineer, named  Erem-  bourne, who had recently given two  girls  into' custody   in   Paris   on   a  "The    district     is    undoubtedly I charge   of   theft,    was accused   by  rich," declares the Dominion geolo-Jthem in   turn of having hypnotized  gist, in   his report, which   was for-1 them and cut off their hair.      In his  warded   to   Hon.   J.   D.   Hazen by apartments were a sack containing  the governor of the Yukon territory, (seventy   plaits  of women's  hair of  various colors and a shaving brush  "but   the    known  necessity limited.  area is yet of  Gold has been  found on four creeks and the formation is good for the deposit of gold."  ijC-o^  INTER  STATE  Referee Agreed Upon  i *���  The unusual spectacle of two  managers, being - perfectly r satisfied  that they "have both won"-the preliminary, skirmish" in �� world's cham  pjonship__matcb7, is'.Tjeing'Witnessed  at Vancouver. Harry Pollok, man  'ager of' Freddy ��� Welsh', the 'British  .champion, and, H. Foley, pilot of  Willie Ritchie,' "world's champion,  both Relieve they have exceeded  the usual manageriariimirio selecting a referee for the battle between  the twto light-weights for the world's  title, which, has been arr'aoged to  take place in Vancouver on the afternoon of September '20. > Both  sides have agreed to accept the services of Jimmy Griffin of San  Francisco. _  SEPT.15I?ZI.19I3||  International Polo  Tournament  Daily Games between. Canadian  and American Teams  $35,000 in Premiums &  Purses  Competition open to the World  The First National  Indian Congress  - Approved by U. S. Government  '- . SPECIAL CASH PRIZES  - FOR THE CHILDREN  72d Seafbrth. Highlanders Band  $500GashPrizesforBetterBabies  "Custer's Last H^Kt" Nifthtly  A thrilling reproduction of this famous  battle with 500 Indians and 200 Soldiers  COMBINATION AUCTION  ���   SALE OF LIVE STOCK ON  THURSDAY AND FRIDAY  Fireworks Display Every Night  Individual Farm Exhibit Prizes  $20,000 Race Program  Seven Races Doily  Poultrymen'sMeeting Wednesday.  Dairymen's Meeting Thursday  Broadsword Battleson Horseback  EXCURSION RAILROAD RATES  C For illustrated Daily Program and  Premium List, address 505 Chamber of  Commerce Building :: Spokane, Wash.  ,. Spokane Interstate Fair  Spokane,   Sept.   5.���Eight races  daily, two poio games every afternoon, motor cycle and cowboy-relay  races'during six   days,  broadsword .battles   on horseback,  push  ball games, field   and - track events,  -playground contests,   military manoeuvres  by   United  States'troops,  novelty    horse   races  "and-"Indian  dances,  comprise     a, part   of   the  amusement   features which   will be  put on at the Interstate fair this year  during the daytime.     At night, the  big  battle   portrayal     "The   "Last  Stand   of  Custer" will   be   the star  attraction,   with  rock ..drilling   contests,     broadsword     and    pushball  games   and   a   ton   of   fireworks as  side-line thrillers. ���  which he had made from some of  the hair. He admitted being ' a  student of hypnotism, with a view  to employing it as an aid to his  hobby of hair collecting.  A so-called wild man, who for  some years " has terrorized . the  people of Marioacounty, California,  was, captured last week. ~ He had  Wmde his home in ,the hollow "trunks  of three" trees,, one of -which "was  used as a kitchen, 'another as; a  storehouse, and the third as; -a  sleeping room. The - latter was  famished with about 100 skins of  animals, ranging from the smaller  denizens of the forest to those of the  wolf and the mountain lion. In  his storehouse he had quite a supply of hazelnuts, walnuts and dried  berries.  An interesting letter on the subject of the nationality of Andrew  Carnegie, -written by Reginald  McKenna, has been received by  William Thome, a Labor member  of the Imperial parliament, who had  been persuaded by Lillian Scott  Troy, an American suffragette, to  inquire why the name of the well-  known ironmaster was on the  voters' list of the parish of Dornoth,  Scotland. The letter hints that  although Carnegie has always declared himself an American citizen,  he may for all that be a British  subject. At any rate, it is now up  to him to explain how it is that he  can vote in both the United States  and Scotland.  Appleby, John   Clarke, W. X   Chisholm, R. V.   Chisholm, R. V   Craig, W. H   Craddock, Bruce    Craddock, Bruce    Davis, Jeff   Davis, Jeff........ :  Davie, Jeff   Davis, Jeff   Galvin & Sexton   Hood, A. S .".   Hallett & Shaw   Knight & Drever   Kane, M. H   Kane, M. H   Neukum, Mrs. Lizzie   McKay, J. G   Blue J McAuliffe, G. W   tne J Mclntominey, D. L   Mclntyre, M   Mclntyre, M   Oxley & Hartman   Oxley & Hartman.-.   Penna, Lougi .-.   Patterson, W. I. -.   Rogers, Webster   Rogers, Webster "  Rogers, Webster   Rumberger, G. W   Gray, Sidney     Schulli, Angelo .-_   Tufts, Mrs. Sarah (estate)..  Tufts, Mrs. Sarah (estate)  Tufts, Mrs. Sarah (estate)  Tufts, Mrs. Sarah (estate)  Willcox, W. B '���-.::.  Willcox, W. B.:. -.-  Ledstrom, John ���.".   Davis, Jeff...:. �����   Subdivision    Lot    Block  Map  No.  Ironsides  Cimeron  Cimeron  Cimeron  11  13  11  12  Cimeron 20ft. of 2  Ironsides  Ironsides "  Cimeron  Cimeron  Cimeron  Cimeron  Cimeron  Ironsides  Cimeron  Ironsides  Ironsides  Ironsides  Ironsides  Cimeron  Cimeron  Cimeron  Ironsides  Ironsides  Ironsides  Ironsides  Cimeron  Cimeron  Cimeron  Cimeron  Cimeron _  Dom. Copper  Ironsides  Ironsides  Cimeron  Cimeron  Cimeron  Cimeron  Ironsides  Ironsides  1  2  1  2  7  8  17  21  19  20  8  9  21  19  9  10  9  7  9  10  6  13  .3  4  10  10  7  6  21  22  13  14  2  3  10  2  5  5  8  - 13  13  5  5 ,  5  5  ' 12  18  8  18  17  17  19  6  7  11  i  14  15  15  1  5  7.  7  5  G  13  1  . 5  5  12  12  16.  .  16"  "2  Ironsides S. 50ft. 8  100 sq. feet Cimeron Mineral Claim  60  59  59  , 59  59  60  60  59  59  % " 59  59  60  59  60  60  60  60  59  59  59  60  60  60  60  59  59  69  59  59  113  60  60  59  59  59  59  60  60  60  Taxes and  Interest  ���Costs and  Expenses  Total  .$88 24  '22 38  80 81  86 20  14 94  19 22  ���  10 84  30 88  25 80  25 80  25'80  29 57  56 10  14 94  33 67  75 11 .  77 94  21 63  21 78  16 22  16 84  30 88  92 98  t113 52  173 64  39 80  19 20  16 83  ���  15 94  43 07  --44 88  9 14  100 04  22 38  26 19  11 25  9 36  22 38  35 73  31 86  180 68  $6'40  $94 04  3 12'  25 50  6 04  86 85  6 30  92 50  2 75  17 69  2 96  22 18  2 85  .19 69  3 55  34 43  2 30  28 10  2 30  28 10  , 2 30  28 10  3 48  33 05  -4  80  60 90  2 75  17 69  3 68  37 36  5 75  80 86  5 m  83 84  308  24 71  3 09  24 87  ,2 80  19 02  2 85  19(61T  3 55  34 43  6 65  .99 63  768  121 20  10 68  ��� 184 32  3 99  43 79  296  22 16  2 85 -  19 68  280 '  18 74  4 15  47 22  4 24  49 12  2 45  11 59  7 00  - 107 04  3 22  25 60  3 30  29 49  2 55  18 80  2 45  11 81  3 00  25 38  3 79  39 62  3 59  35 45-  11 03 '  191 71  Democratic Mining Law Clause  '    "Where'miriefal  is discovered in  a "part of the' province -remote from  a mining  recorder's   office,' so that  the provisions  of the act cannot be  justly enforced,   the   miners  themselves   may,   by a two-thirds  vote  at a   meeting   for  that purpose appoint a mining recorder from among,  themselves.       Such     recorder   can  issue miners' certificates,  records of  mining property etc., and such entries   will be   valid notwithstanding  any  informality.      Under  the  actr  such mining recorder shall,  as soon  as  possible,   forward  a list "of the  free   miners'   certificates   issued   by  him   and   of records   made,   to the  nearest gold commissioner or mining recorder, together with the fees  required by law therefor."  . ������-   John Early, an attendant at the  leper station at Diamond point,  has received a postcard from  Dominic Pittori, the leper who escaped from that station some time  ago. The missive was evidently  mailed at Naples, and in it the  writer s"ent his best regards to the  other lepers at the station.  CHEAP RATES  ^TaCBAST  ���N  ON ACCOUNT OF  Vancouver, British  Columbia Exhibition  AUGUST 30th to SEPT. 6th  PHOENIX TO VANCOUVER, $20.1 5  ROUND-  TRIP  TICKETS, FIRST-CLASS, on sale AUGUST 27th to SEPT. 3rd  inclusive;   return limit, SEPT. 9th.  For additional information communicate with  W. X. PERKINS, Local Agent I  ��� ',-r%  . i  Canadian Pacific  REDUCED RATES  Throe Big- Days Three Big Days  September 23rd, 24th, 25th  ELEVENTH ANNUAL  Nelson Fruit Fair  RECO STEAM LAUNDRY  The machinery in our Laundry has  recently been completely over-hauled,  and we are now in a position to give  our patrons the utmost satisfaction in  all kinds of laundry work at the most  liberal rates.  We wash  Everything   but  the  Baby.  -TO  Vancouver  The Event of the Kootenays  15  from all Points in the Kootenay  District  t  On sale August  27th  to  September 3rcS -(inclusive)  Final Return Limit, Sept. 9th, 1913  From Phoenix, $20.1.5  Further particulars from any C.P.R.  Agent, or write  J. V. MURPHY,  Dist. Passenger Agent, Nelson, B.C.  AT NELSON, B.C.  15        Big Free Acts  TWICE DAILY  See        Rex Comedy Circus  A Delight for the Old and Young  "The Bluches" "Les Jardys"  Fun on a Hay Wagon. A European Sensation.  Walter Stanton & Co.  Cbanticler, The Giant Rooster and the Dancing Ge��-se.  "Y.M.C.A. Pyramid Builders"  in Living Pyramids.   "Texas" the Strong Man  In Marvellous Feats of Strength.  HORSE RACING, ROCK DRILLING^   Numerous other attractions.  A Trial Solicited.  Phone 50.  Dominion Ave.  c=oPJ>#e!<3M  WOOD  .   First-class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood,"$5.50 per cord  Pine-Wood,  $5.00 per cord.  Fir and Tamarac, uouble cut,  per cord,. $7.00.  Smilin  WOOD DELIVERED  NOTIOE.  ON   SHORT  'Phono B32  THE BATTLE IN  THE CLOUDS  SPECIAL FEATURE  Hitt's Fireworks  DAY AND NIGHT  As Presented'at the A.Y. P.  THE ELECTRIO  SCREEN  SINGLE FARE FOR ROUND TRIP ON ALL LINES  A. D. EMORY, Pres.  G. HORSTEAD, Secy.  P. O. Box 392, Nelson, B.C.  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.      Phone A65  James G. McKeown  greet the coming of a case of  PHOENIX BEER  WHY?  Because the Beer is so good  and wholesome it brings the  smile.  'PHONE 23  PHOENIX BREWING CO.,  LIMITED  Mme. Richer was gravely injured  in an aeroplane flight at LaRoche-  Bernhardt. She miscalculated the  distance during her decent, the  maching striking- the treetops and  overturned, throwing her to the  ground. ft  '���l-'.^>"  .1 i./ i "it  THE   PIONEEE,    PHOENIX,   BBITISH   COLUMBIA.  Seeking Health and Strength  For those ills peculiar to women Dr. Pierce H  gf . recommends his "Favorite Prescription" as ra  H 'THE ONE BEMEPyn  oa! ear  to worl  A medicine prepared by regular graduated physician of onuB-  sxperience in treating woman's diseases���carefully adapted  rork in harmony with the moat delicate feminine onfmt.it n^nn  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  at Phobnix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States.  G. Kay, Publisher.  S  All medicine dealen have bold it with satisfaction to cus-  paat 40 yecrs.   It iu now obtainable in liquid or  abl<~* * ���* At-- -* --���--��� . ���  �����  3?  tomers for the _       sugar-coated tablet form at tho drag- Vtore^or send"&0one-cent  ���tamps for a trial box, to Buffalo..  ?YW?J^��2^,,m*?yrJt,! ttt,,y m* confidentially &, r>P. pierce,  Invalida' Hotel and Surgical Institute, Buffalo, IJ. Y., and may be  ���w*��� that esse will receive careful, conscientious, confidential  consideration, and that experienced medical advice will be riven  to her absolutely fire*.  0  Dr. Kmrea'aPhoaont Pallets rogolota onctinvigorate stomach, Iiv  armndbowaU. Sugar eoatad, tiny granalas aosy to take as coney.  The  Queen's Hotel  COMPLETELY REFURNISHED AND REFITTED  We beg to 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 it all the comforts of home.  Perfect satisfaction is assured all our guests.    It is  the most centrally located hotel in town.  Bar Stocked with Best Wines, Liquors, Cigars  HARTMAN & WALSH, Props.  FIRST 8TREET AND KNOB HILL AVENUE "  ADVERTISING SCALE  Application for Liquor Licence (30 days) ..95.00  Certificate of ImprovomentjioUce (GO days) $7.50  Application to Purchase Land notices (GO days)   -. $7.50  Delinquent Co-owner notices (80 days) _... .910.00  Small Water Notices (30 days) ,.. 87.60  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a.line,  single column, for the first insertion; and 8  cents a line for each subsequent insertion, nonpareil measurement.  Saturday, Sept. 6, 1913  An Editor's Happy Lot  ".Did it ever occur to you," says  a contemporary, "why editors are  such cheerful liars? The cross-road  town of today would boycott the  man who dared to tell the truth and  nothing but the truth in .a country  newspaper. Strange as it may  seem to some, editors as a class are  born with a conscience, .but as they  here, and this .week one of the  Vancouver- ratepayers' association  went on record as opposing the entry of Orientals. The movement is  growing stronger to hare white  labor, which is more reliable, given  first chance, since, they are better  in every way if the future is to see  a continuous progress.���Monetary  Times.  Canada to Take Part  The government of Canada has  not been influenced by the decision  of the British authorities not to take  any part' in the forthcoming Panama-Pacific exposition. The Dominion has already allocated $500,-  000 for this country's exhibits, and  in addition to this, the separate  provinces will have exhibits of their  own, so that probably the amount  to be spent by the whole of the  Dominion iu Canada's representation at the exhibition will not be  far short'of a million dollars.  The site for the Dominion section  has already been secured, and the  construction of the building will begin.next month. ��� The basis of this  country's exhibits will be its natural  products,   such   as   fruit,   mineral,  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only-jFirst-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,  Sill!  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 r   J- W^annararProp.  Proper Clothes for Men  SPECIAL ORDER SAMPLES  FOR FALL  Are now ready for Inspection.     Make vour  choice   while   the   assortment  is  complete  I  , . ...      ,    I products,   such   as   truit,   mineral,  rub up against the lying public who , .. . .    .  . .  1    b        ,��� . .       .     .       jlnmber,  grain   and  dairy produce,  have  some selfish  motive  in view,-]. ... . . .. -ml.  ,   . ... -      r     J while certain.-sections  will   be set  their early training is   too often for-    _ -   ,      ..       ,.    , ,  -J ** apart for the display of our manu  facturing products. Canada anticipates a large return for her outlay,  especially as under the new U.S.  tariff, the duties are so decidedly  lower on Canadian imports.  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 of Wood, try Princeton Coal  Thos Brown  "Everything: a Man  Wears"  Cieaniiness our Watchword  The product of the local dairies is good, but ours is the best.  Cieaniiness 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-AMc��rP5�����  The Central Hotel  NEAREST HOTEL TO FAMOUS QRANBY MINES  tmmmsmssmWmwammmmw^Bmwaasastwssamttawammmmmmmmmam^^  FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION FOR MINERS  Bar Stocked with the Finest Line of Wines, Liquors, Cigars  A. .O Johnson   -    -   -    Proprietor  gotten    in   the   scramble   for. the  almighty dollar. " "  "Mother'Swell-head has.a tea-  party with a dozen present. She  asks the editor to' say there were  fifty present and a four-course banquet followed. Mr. "Blowhard orders nine dollars worth of goods  and asks him to say that he has  nine hundred dollars -worth on- the  road.  "Let the meanest bid cuss in town  pass in his checks  and the preacher  and  editor  laud htm to  the skies.  No matter if he   has  been a wife-  beater, a chicken thief and a drunken reprobate,   who bucks  the tiger  while his   wife' chases dirty  undershirts up and   down   the washboard  to   feed   her   half-starved   children;  when this man's carcase is deposited  in the  boneyard, then it is that the  public expects the" editor to become  a  smooth   liar  and. whitewash  his  benighted soul..  "Next comes the flannel-tongued  scandal monger of the sex feminine,  who has   made   miserable   the lives  of tbe  young  girls   of  the district,  and who has  kept the social circles  of the town   in  hot water for years.  She   becomes   an angel   in   the columns of  the   local   news   sheet the  moment death paralyzes her and the  circles  of the  other  world become  the scene of her pernicious activity.  "A preacher may be an  ordinary  pulpit  poundep- and  a  bore   to the  community, but every time he talks,  the editor must rise to the occasion,  and never fail to write that his sermons   'are     musically     deep    and  dramatically interesting.'  "Every 'dinky' entertainment  must be grand, every schoolma'am  proficient and every city father religiously perfect, every new comer  a valuable acquisition to society;  the climate most delightful, the men  the most public-spirited in the province, or else the paper is not worth  reading and'the editor too slow.  If an editor fails to conform to  these standards of public deception  and downright lying he will not  have a friend- in town, and yet the  people howl persistently for a purer  Uniform Naturalization Laws  Incredible as  it may   seem to the  ordinary   man   in   the   street,    the  British government does not recognize  the    Canadian    naturalization  laws,   and  on   the   other hand  the  Canadian government turns  a blind  eye on  the naturalization   laws  of  Great Britain.     This is a ridiculous  state of affairs,   and   everyone will  be glad to  learn that at present important negotiations with   a view to  securing    uniformity   in   the   laws  covering- such matters are now proceeding  between   the  two governments.'--  The.. law   of   England   requires  a   residence   of   five   years  before!    naturalization    is   granted,  while   in    this  country  the   period  of residence required is three years.  It   is    rumored     that   the   British  Colonial  office  considers  the   three  year  standard   of   qualification    as  much   too  cheap   for, the  privilege  granted, and it is now thought that  a satisfactory settlement   will be ar  rived at on the British basis.  BOOKS AND STATIONERY  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  BUTTER SPECIALS  We are now handling the Celebrated Hazelwood Creamery  Butter. This butter is conceded to be the finest on the market,  always fresh and sweet.  Hazelwood Creamery Butter, 40c. per lb.  Eastern Townships Butter, "Empress Brand,"35c. per lb.;  3 lbs. tor SI.OO.  Mild Flavored Ontario Cheese, 25c. per lb.  Cold Cooked Ham, just the thing for a Cold Lunch this  warm weather, 40c. per lb.  press  i"  Probable Change of Venue  A Vancouver despatch says that it  is probable that the hearing of the  action of.the Dominion against Mr.  Justice Clement, of the Supreme  Court' of B.C., will be changed  from Ottawa to Vancouver. Mr.  Clements, who is a nominee of the  late Laurier government, is being  sued by "the Dominion department  of justice for the recovery of excess  travelling fees, alleged to have been  charged by the judge. It is claimed  that while in residence at Vancouver he put in bills and was paid for  constant trips from Grand Forks to  that city. The total amount alleged  to be' involved is said to be something like $3000.  P. BURNS & CO., LTD.  Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merchants  PHOENIX, B.C.       PHOIME 2  ICE CREAM PARLOR  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  The Premier's Mission to London  Sir Richard McBride's visit to  Great Britain is to get into touch  with financial interests in London  that they may learn first hand of  conditions in British Colambia. It  is felt that it is not known in London just how much development is  taking place on the Pacific coast,  and the premier will no doubt point  out how substantial progress is in  this part of Canada.  Now that there is more white  labor available in this province, the  subject of Oriental exclusion is being widely discussed. At present  Chinese can enter Canada on payment of $500 each, while Japanese  come here under certain restrictions  imposed by their own government.  Some time ago, the Duncan board  of trade proposed that legislation be  enacted something along the lines  of similar laws in Canada, that  Asiatic races   should   not  hold land  The repeated rumors to the effect  that a general election might take  place within a few months, have  been effectually laid to rest by the  Hon. Louis Coderre, secretary of  state for the Dominion, who in a  speech recently delivered at Vancouver, pointed out the injustice  that such an election would be to  the people of the west. The minister emphatically stated that no  election wtes at all possible before a  redistribution of seats has taken  place.  SILVER DEPOSIT WARE  We have just received a nice assortment of  Three-Piece Tea Sets, $12 and $13.50  Salts and Peppers, $1.50 to $4  PER  PAIR  A large variety of Vases, Cups and Saucers,  etc. Call and look them over; nothing nicer  for Wedding Presents.  E. A. Black, Jeweler  The Phoenix Club  N. J. Deichert, Prop.  When troubled with fall  rashes, eczema, or any skin  disease apply Zam-Buk I  Surprising how quickly It cum  {he smarting nnd ���tinging'I Also  cures cuts, burns, sores and piles.  Zam-Buk is madefron pure her-  bed "essences. No animal fats���no  mineral poisons. Finest healer I  DmgjUtt an& Starts Jtofytolure.  PIPES, CIGARS, TOBACCOS, CIGARETTES  LARGE AND  VARIED   ASSORTMENT  OF CHOCOLATES, ETC.  Fresh Hazelwood See Cream  CAN BE PURCHASED BY THE GALLON OR OTHERWISE  All Kinds of Soft Drinks Compounded ^ on Shortest Notice.  twill  ENGLISH BILLIARDS,   POOL,   BOWLING ALLEYS   Insurance A.gent  FIDELITY BONDS, PLATE GLASS,  COMMISSIONER FOR TAKING  AFFIDAVITS  FIRE,  LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  PHOENIX, B-C, Ii.  T&JE   PIONEER,    PflOENIX,    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  15  b -  tf  IV'  I?    ,  H"  ,'.' -  ^-r,  i-*-'*  -,        l  vrf  ���                 ���*  >>*  *       ���*  lK<  1 s��  >  ' h?  "��  ���  <!���    *  -**  %��    -  n r<1-  *i * j;  t��  a  ^�� i^< *  1  ���*!  Y-,  ^               l/  lis-'   _ .  If,*.  i ' - ���  ft*   "    ' '  i&\ - t  w K>*  W:' ���'���"vi.  Ik -- -  f ���   i -  ���i*-  IP, .  SI,:'" ,  Phone 56 P. O. Box 309  McKAY & KNIGHT  Grocers and Provision Merchants  (Next Door to Drug- Store)  FRESH ARRIVALS  EVERY DAY OF ALL SEASONABLE FRUITS, VIZ.:  Tokay Grapes, Peaches, Pears, Plums,  Apples, Tomatoes, Cucumbers,  Bananas, Celery.  ORDER YOUR PEACHES NOW  FOR PRESERVING.  McKay &  The Store of  Quality  Mineral Act.  Foi in K.  GERTIFICATJi OF IMI'UOVKMKNTS.  Noxrcio.  "Joe Joc"Minoial Claim,MUiuU) In tho Giuud  Folks Milling-DiviMlon of S'lile district.  AVhcio located:���Wellington Cump.  TAKE NOTICE, that I, Donnld J. Jklathoson.  R&ent for Jos. J.  Uassott, Free Minci's Certificate No. 61,767B, intend al\ty dnyi, fiotu the  date hereof, to apply to tiio Minintr Uouordor  for a Certificate  of  Improvements  for  the  t purpose  of obtaining: n Crown Giant of the  ' ftbovo claim.  And further take notice that action,  under  '  section 87, must bo commented boforo tho issue  of such Coi tificate of Improvements.  Dated tins 20lh day of Juno, A.D. 1913.  D. J. MATHESON, Agent.  KING'S HOTEL  Diningroom and  Restaurant  ���  Under Entirely New Management  THE   PERFECTION  OF  COOKING1  '    EVERYTHING IN SEASON.  (Continued from Page 1) f-  their machine and drilled to a depth of 7ft. 9^in. in the prescribed time  of fifteen minutes. They were followed by O; Hanson and M.Mkttson,  who were credited with 7ft. 7}��\o. The fo-inier teahv are employees of  the Granby company, while the latter are miners in the B:C. company's  Rawhide mine. The gold medal for the competitor making the greatest  number of points in all the Caledonian events, was awarded to A. H.;  McPherson, who obtained 62 points out of a possible 80. The first  tug-of-war contest was between a team of Austrians and another of Fin-  landers, the result of which was a'victory for. the subjects of Franz Jose,  who in turn went down   to defeat before  an  allied force,of English arid  Scandinavians.  The following were adjudged the winners in the Caledonian sports:  One hundred yards race for men:   i, A. H. McPherson; 2, B. Ferguson;  220yards: 1, A. H. McPherson; 2, B. Ferguson.    High Jump: 1, A.,H.  McPherson; 2,   Harry  McKay.    Broad Jump:   1,  A.  H. McPherson; 2,  Harry McKay.     Hop, step and jump:  1, A. H. McPherson; 2, J. .Fuller.  Pole vault:  1, Herb Neil, 8ft. 6in.; 2, A. H. McPherson.    One mile run:  1, C. Carlson; 2, Ed. Ward.     Boys' race, under, 16 years:  1, W. Owens;  2, F. Walters. Girls'race, 16 years and under: 1, Kathleen Carson; 2,  ,C. Abramson. Fat man's race: 1, W. J. Prendergast; 2, Sani Matthews. Old mans' race: 1, Nick Palorcia; 2, William McKay. Ladies'  egg and spoon race: 1, Miss E. Larson; 2 Mrs. E. Rowlands. Sack-race:  1, F. McMillan; 2, A. McMillan. Potato race: 1, Dan McDonald; 2,  Griff Evans.  The Original Violet  Glycerine Soap  TRANSPARENT AND GREEN  with the real fragrance  of Violets. ,   ���   "  ?*  Three Cakes in 75fc: Boxes  SHORT ORDERS AT ALT, HOURS1  DAY AND NIGHT.    -  Mineral Act-.  Form JT.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPR0VKMJ5NTS.  OUR BILL OF FARE IS PERFECT  Catering in all Branches for Parlies,  Picnics, Balls and Fraternal Societies.  A tiial will secure Regular Patronage  Under the Personal Management  of the Proprietor,  AL. SPRAGGINS  JH;   * NOTICE.  ,"Floi enco Jib. 2" Fractional Mmuuil Claim,  Bitui'-rc in Gieenwood MininK-Division of Yule  dist'Ttt. '������'^ s  \\\i< re located:���Wellington Camp        '  '�� -"TAKE NOTICE Unit ], Donald^.!. Mnlhcboii,  i   ageutfor Jos. J. Bassott, Fico MinorV Cuitifl-  i. catb No, 01,767 B��� intend 60 days from fie date  horeoti to apply to tlie Mining Kecoider foru  Certificate of Improvements, for tho purpohe  -   of obtaining a Crow n Grant of the above claim.  < ^And furthor take notice that action, under  section 37, must bo commenced before the is-  ���    suanee of such Certificate of Improvements,  Dated this 2Clh day of Juno, A.D. 101 i.  ,      D. J. MATHE50N, Agent.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MININ^ REGULATIONS  1  Coal niining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,' the Yukon Territory, the North-  , west Territories and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  ^ leased for a term of twenty-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not  more than 2,660 acres will be leased to  one applicant.  * Application for a lea&e must be made  by  the applicant  in   person  to  the  \ Agent or Sub-Agenfc of the.district in  ���   which the lights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsur-  veyed territory the tract applied for  shall be stakeJ 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 AgentSvith sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, such returns should be f urnisned at least once  a yearr " "*  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be 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 made 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.  PUBLIC NOTICE  'JVVKB NOTICK that I intend to  apply Lo the Board of License. C'qm-  mis>siomi4s<-for the Gity ol* l'lioeinv,  \i.C} at their next sitting, for a ti.uib-  fer of tbe Liquor License held, by'ine  for the Kiug'b Hote!���to Nick Mus."  and Pete Turauo.  J. E. McDonald,    j  Dated  at  Phoenix,   B.C.rthis   12th'  day of August, 1013. "  PUBLIC NOTICE  ,TAKE NOTICE that ,we iutend lo  apply to the Board of License Commissioners for the City of Phoenix, at  their next sitting for a ti-ausfer of.the  Liquor License held by us for "the  Butte Hotel, to George Vichary and I  Angelo Luciani.  Gkokgk Vichary.  Nick Mdsa.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., this 1st day  ot August, 1013.  Phoenix Drug Company  'Phone 16.    ^    " T. S. Quancc,' Manager  P^ i*S ���% f * Wi tV mm ?~\  i TT *  Greenwood     ^3��gf(B' Lri TIG  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 8.45 a.m. i  Lea-'e  PROMPT  " lower town,  Greenwood    ''    ,  i.m.  9.00 a.m. j Standard Time  3.00 p:m. j  EXPRESS AND  FREIGHT  ATTENTION   TO  J. FULLER, Proprietor.  Opera House   - - -   Phoenix, B.C.  WEDNESDAY; Sept. 10  ONE  OF THE DANCERS  WITH   THE POLLARDS.  Local and General  , PUBLIC NOTICE  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that  I intend to make application to the  Board of License Commissioners of the  City of Phoenix, for a transfer of the  Liquor License held by me for the  Queen's Hotel to, James Walsh.  B. V.-Chisholm.  (Signed by his Attorney, in part)  Eeteb Chisholm.  SEALED TENDERS addressed to the  undersigned, and endorsed "Tender for  Jetty and Dredging at the North Arm  of the Fraser River, B.C.," will be received at this office until 4.00 p.m., on  Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1913, for the construction of a Jetty and Dredging at the  North 4mn of the Fraser River, B.C.  Mr. and Mrs. B. G�� Priichard left on  Monday for Spokane. '    *  Mrs. Coutts returned home to the  Forks on Wednesday.  Mrs. Kirby, of Grand Forks, is the  guest of Mrs. J. Mulligan.  Wanted to purchase, second-hand  furniture. - Apply Pioneer office.  Ab. McQueen is spending a short  holiday w.ith his relatives on the coast.  Miss Etta Murray left on Monday  to spend a few_ days with her sisters  in Spokane.  Mi's. Bert Schock returned to town  on Saturday from a few weeks' visit  to Bowville, Idaho.  Mrb. A. F. Geddes returned home on  Monday from a visit of eight weeks  to relatives in Winnipeg.  Miss   Mackenzie,    of  the  teaching  Plans, specification and form of' contract can be seen and forms of tender  Shoes that Fit!  We make a specialty of Miners'  Shoes; good fit, nice shape, and  *    nothing but trie best of stock used  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  PC'  NICK PALORCIA,  Knob Mill Ave.        Phoenix, B.O.  obtained at this Department and at the  offices of C! C. Worsfold, Esq., District  Engineer, New Westminster, B.C.; W.  Z. Earle, Esq., District Engineer, Winnipeg, Man.; J. S. MacLachlan, Esq.,  District Engineer, Victoria, B.C.; J. X.  Michaud, Esq., District Engineer, Post  Office Building, Montreal, Que.. J. G.  Sing, Esq., District Engineer, Confederation Life Building, Toronto, Out.; and  on application to the Postmaster at  Vancouver, B.C.  Persons tendering are notified that  tenders will not be considered unless  made on the printed forms supplied, and  signed with their actual signatures,  stating their occupations and places of  residence. In the case of firms, the  actual signature, the nature of the occupation, and place of residence of each  member of the firm must be given.  Each tender must be accompanied by  an accepted cheque on a chartered bank,  payable to the order of the Honourable  the Minister of Public Works, equal to  five per cent (5 p.c.) of the amount of  the tender, which will be forfeited if the  person tendering decline to enter intb 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,  Department of Public Works, CCre ***'  Ottawa, Aug. 18, 1913.  Newspapers will not be paid for  this  advertisement if they insert it without  staff of the Grand Forks school, spent  Labor Day with her parents in town.  Cornelius Morgan, of Mother Lode,  walked light in and turned right  round and walked right out again on  Wednesday.  Robt. Forshaw left on Saturday  evening for Vancouver, where, it is  rumored, tho future Mrs. Forshaw is  awaiting him.  T. A. Love, editor of the Grand  Forks Gazette, accompanied by Mrs.  I^ove, followed the crowd to Phoenix  on Labor Day. ��� < -  Among the former residents of  Phoenix in town on Monday were Mrs.  Louis Mytton and a pai ty*of friends  from Grand Forks.  Mr. and Mrs. John Campbell and  children, of Grand Forks, were the  guests of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Richards  over Labor Day.  Mrs. J. Quinliven, of Grand Forks,  who has been the guest of her .sister,  Mrs. John Hartman for a few days,  returned home on Tuesday.  Tlie members of the local L.O.L. are  requested to attend the meeting on  Wednesday next, when business of  extreme importance will be discussed.  Gordon Thompson, electrician at the  West Kootenay Power and Light  company's station at Bonniugton  Fal.s, is spending a ten days' vacation  in town.  Goo. Biner, youngest son of Mv. and  school vacation with his patents in  town, left on Wednesday foi Spokane to continue his studies at Gon/^iga  college.  St. Andiew's chinch (PiesbytenanJ  ���Service,-Sunday next, Sept. 7th, at  11 a.m., Sunday school afc 2 p.m. All  welcome.   Rev. J. R. Munro, minister.  Bev. Henry Steele, Rural Dean of  Grand Forks, accompanied by Mrs.  Steele and a party of friends, were  among the visitors to Phoenix on  Labor Day.      .       .  Alex. Mcintosh, who with his family are now resident near Medical lake,  was in town for a few days receritfy.  Mr. Mcintosh says he is by no means  done with Phoenix yet, and expects  to return during the winter and stay  for a few months.. Tlie health of Mrs.  Mcintosh, however, will forbid her returning with him.;', ,  J. F. Smyth, formerly editor and  publisher of the now. defunct Moyie  Leader, was a visitor in town on Saturday and Sunday last. This, we understand, was his first visit to. Phoenix, and while here our visitor expressed his surprise at seeing so progressive a burg perched away in the  mountains. The steady working of  the mines, with the large payroll, was  to him a source of wondeiuient.  F. Keffer,1 son of Frederick, keffer,  geologist of the B.C. Copper'Co., was  among the visitors for the Labor Day  celebration on ' Monday. Although  now connected with the assaying department of the big company, there  was a time when his friends had prophesied for him, an unusually brilliant  career in the realms of western journalism; but their prophecy has fallen  very flat, and now, instead of combing  the police stations of a coast city in  search of ^material for a repertorial  "scoop," or manipulating an editorial  "muck rake,' we find him busily employed in mastering the secrets of the  equally distinguished profession of a  metallurgical.chemist. -  Sir  Walter Scott's beautiful poem,  "The Lady of the Lake,^' will be repro  IN GILBERT .& SULLIVAN'S iMASTERPIECE"  "THE MIKADO"  The Company that is Known the World over.  Fresh from its Triumphs all Over the Eastern Cities of   .  Canada and the United States.  "One of the most popular companies Winuipeg- has ever housed."  ���-Manitoba Free Press.  General Admission - $1.00  authority from the Department.-45074. | Mis. Theo.  Biner,   who has spent the  duced in motion pictures at the opera  hou.se to-night, Saturday. The Vita-  graph company, always leaders in the  big spectacular features, have almost  excelled their previous efforts, and  have put into three reels of 1000 feet  each, upwards of seventy scenes, most  of them of a Highland character. The  Scottish clans are splendidly featured;  indeed the whole is a revelation to  those familiar with the Scottish bard's  immortal composition, while those  unacquainted with the poetic'master-  piece, will find the pictures of invalu-  ble assistance for future reading. |  Miners' Union Opera House  Motion Picture Plays  Special Program Tonight,  SATURDAY, SEPT. 6  GRAND FEATURE   PRODUCTION  l.-"The Lady of the Lake"  in Three Reels,-, 'by Sir Walter Scott [Vitagraph]  Most everybody has read Sir Walter Scott's beautiful poem.      To  fully realize the beauty of it, don't miss seeing it reproduced  ,  in life characters. '��� It is a gorgeous production. \  4. ���Incidents of the Delhi Durbar���Edison.  5.���Tomm's Geography���Edison  6.���Sunbeam���Biograph  PRICES! Adults, 1 5c; Children, 5c.  H  v.  Try the Phoenix Pioneer for your next  job of Printing.    ���*���^* sPfdai^ ��f Lettf-  "*      , heads,  Billheads,   Posters,   etc.

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