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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Aug 7, 1915

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 IJEr^ZTii^TW^  ��� _...-���..���-j.;*,*1*,.;_..,  ��z$&$#$^m^i^&$!^.  m^sssm  "*-'*^-*"t ~-:*r*^T"*'7L'* TT^fiVyfii  The largest copper mines in  the Dominion are situated  at Phoenix. The Granby  Oo. employs 500 men, and  has a monthly pay roll of  over $50,000: Two railroads  - afford access to the ci ty.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  The Phoenix Pionbeb is  published in the highest  municipality in Canada���  altitude, 4,800 ft. The city  has a population of 1,500,  and possesses first-class  hotels, opera house, schools  SEVENTEENTH YEAR  PHOENIX, B.C.,,SATURDAY, AUG. 7, 1915  Number 4  PHCENIX WINS GAME  The    score    indicates    how   the  local re-organized   ball   tossers  applied the white wash to the  visiting  baseball nine from Republic here on  Sunday. With ideal baseball weather  a fairly large crowd   turned  out  to  witness fhe game, and were  recompensed by a real  classy game, ^vith  the exception of the sixth and eighth  innings, when the Phoenix clouters  found Harrison's benders and   hammered them to all corners of the lot.  The new local  heaver, Bickey   Williams made his initial appearance on  the   home  lot,   and    had   Republic  under his wing all through the game.  The big speed boy's pitching of a no  run no hit game has probably never  been performed before in the interior  of British Columbia.     Slich a feat is  generally looked upon by big league  scouts as very promising for a chance  in the big  show.    The  hurler   was  very ably supported at the receiving  end by Phillips, who caught a dandy  game.    The   two   as  a battery are  hard to beat;'and would  take some  watching in a whole lot faster company.    The boys  gave  its  battery  mates excellent support, and  pulled  down drives   that  looked   like sure  hits.    The two   features   in this respect were  line   drives  stabbed   by  Mclntyre and Perrott, the   former's  was a fine  catch   off  Mann's  drive  just over the edge of the bank, and  the latter speared   one   off  Moran's  bat that certainly would  have   been  good  for two bases.     Robinson at  third did not get  a  real   chance to  show his class, nevertheless, he connected each time up, and with   Bassett with his big club was  a  source  of worry to theopposing pitcher.   A  minor accident occurred just before  :.y > .���the^��me star ted, vvh i le   fieldi ng the  ,. ball, Klehm got a bad bounder, being  hit in the eye.     Bellemaine replaced  htm in centre.   .For.Republic, Mann  and Moran were the most feared with  the stick, but Bickey generally tightened up, and with his baffling cross-  J  fire held them safe in   check.     Williams used his underhand delivery in  ��� the pinches, and the pill crossed the  (Continued on Page 4)  Not Slackers  The statement  made locally, that  the slackers and shirkers were principally composed ot clerks and others of-that class is decidedly unfair  and is  not   borne out by facts.    A  more cosmopolite army than that of  Canada's oversea force could not be  found even   among  the conscripted  legions of Europe, and in the face of  the figuresv supplied   by  one of. the  Dominion's great financial concerns,  the Canadian  Bank of Commerce,  the doubters must stand convinced  of their mistake.     Out of a staff of  3500,   comprising-   old   and young,  458 have enlisted.     Seventeen have  already paid the supreme price with  their lives, 32 are fimong the wounded,   Ihree  are   officially   known   to  beprisoners, while four are numbered among the great mysterious army  of missing.     So   great   at one time  was the demand to be allowed to go  that   it  became   necessary   for   the  well   being   of   the   bank   to  refuse  peremptorarily all further requests;  Although   we have   no  figures,   we  know that the directors of the other  large banks were called upon to face  the same difficulty.  FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF WAR  .Wednesday, August 4th, the firstlmand of her arrogant adversary,   to  anniversary of the empire's partici-  little Belgium in her glorious strug.  To Do Their Bit  Exit The Whiteman  The ladies of Merritt are decidedly  unprogressive, that is some of them.  They prefer   to have  their  delicate  lingerie scented  with  the hop spray  from a Chink laundryman's mouth,  rather than patronize the up-to-date  establishment of  one   of  their own  race.     We surmise this from an announcement   in the   recent  issue of  the News which records the impending departure of Paul  Meecham, a  pioneer   resident of the   Boundary.  First came the whiteman, next came  .the^ehink-Jaundryman, 'then? arrived  the hop and noodle joints, the latter  segregation    accounting   for  more  ruined white girls than   the authorities ever cared to admit.  pation in the great war, was marked  throughout the length and breadth  of the British dominions by commemorative exercises of a varied  character. Wherever there was a  British community, the memorable  resolution was read out and solemnly endorsed and one cannot but  think that if the fatal shots fired at  Lexington were echoed round the  earth, the echoes of the innumerable  "ayes," shouted from millions of  throats on the 4th of August, 1915,  will become as equally historic and  effective as their American parallel.  In Phoenix, the day was marked  by a gathering at the opera house,  which was crowded, and the speakers were the mayor (D. J. Matheson)  and the Rev. J. R. Munro oif St.  Andrew's Presbyterian church;: A  mixed choir under the <condue.tor-  ship of Mrs. J. G. Mullen, enlivened  the evening by rendering with fine  spirit a number of the national an-  thems'of our gallant allies, together with our own inspiring war song  and beautiful national hymn. Other  items on the program were vocal  solos, animated war pictures anda  ringing male voice selection by a  Scandinavian choir,, which was  loudly encored.     ;  The mayor, in opening the proceedings, reminded his audience of  the reasons that brought them there  gle  to  preserve  her independence,  to France the beautiful,   to  all our  brave allies, and then with a touch  of pride  to  tbe   part  taken  by our  own   Dominion,     India,    Australia,  New Zealand, and all the other dependences   of  the   British   Empire,  who    have   benefitted   by    Magna  Charta, the  Bill of Rights, the Reform Bill, and   many   other stupendous incidents  that had their inception in the  British  Isles.     He could  not allow the occasion to pass without some reference to the part played by Botha.   That pleasant page of  our history could not have been possible  but  for  the   magnanimity   of  Sir    Henry   Campbell-Bannerman's  government in* granting immediately after the South African war, complete self government to  the former  Boer republics.    Hearty cheers were  given for Lloyd-George.     He scorned the "peace  at any  price party."  "The Germans were  not in Paris  yet.    They   were   not   in   London.  They had not  even  seen Petrograd.  Why this call for peace. There were  some things worse than peace. Look  at Belgium.    Might was  not right.  The  strong must  ever protect\ the  weak.    Was there any one in Phoenix  who   was  not    free.      History  Henry Collins and Henry Leigh,'  two   recent    arrivals   from   Butte,  called at the Pioneer office on Thursday, seeking information concerning  the  new pioneer  battalion how in  course of formation in B.C.    They  were  after   work   in   the   mine and  had been promised  work, but after  attending the anniversary war  concert  on   Wednesday, they   came to  the conclusion   that  the mine could  do   without' them   for a while   and  both left on   Friday  to enlist at the  Forks.    The couple  were practical  miners, arid one of them was an ex-  trooper   of    the   African    mounted  police and volunteer engineers. They  PHCENIX GIVES GUNS  The response to the recent appeal  for funds to purchase a couple of  machine guns, has been particularly  gratifying. J. E. Thompson, who  was the prime instigator of the  movement locally, informs the Pion-.  eer that in less than a day's canvassing the sum of $2000 had been collected or promised. "We had not  the slightest difficulty in getting  the money," said Mr. Thompson,  "and every one we approached  seemed fully aliye to the importance  of our mission and the necessity of  providing our troops with lots of  these particular kind of weapons."  We   understand  that  a number of  had papers from the British Consul-   very generous  subscriptions  are in  Genprnl in tho TTnil-oH  Qlal-ix? .     ...... . .   .. .  General in the United States.  Among the recruits attested at  Grand Forks this week, were Donald Stevenson and Fred Wilkinson,  both of Phoenix. The latter is the  son of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Wilkinson, and the former will likely be  drafted into a signalling section,  he having acquired a knowledge of  semaphore and fiagwagging in the  Boy Scouts.  Miners The Best  eluded in the listr which, we hope to  have for publication in our next  issue. The reception of the idea  throughout the length and breadth  of the Dominion has been extraordinary, the government last week  acknowledging requisitions for no  less than 1500 guns.  Close Shave  Mrs. Danny Deane was in receipt of the news on Thursday that  her brother, D. Culley, was,a member of the crew of the- steamer,  Anglo-Californian,   which .was   at-  In the opinion of a British officer,  the best soldier is the ir.iner. He  is   strong   in    the    back,   used    to  cramped   -positions,    familiar    with! tacked off the Irish  coast "by a Ger-  would prove that England   had/ever  danger   aud   expiosioriSi    and* put8l man submarine.    The plunger first  been the   refuge   of  the  oppressed. ltwo and ^0 together much quicker 1 directed her fire on the ship's wire- '  The    fleeing    Napoleon  wanted    it I than men , from   other trades.   This\less> but   the   wily manoeuvring  ot  that night.      It was the anniversary I and nearly  got  it.     Let me  go.and I has been   recognized by  the  Canal Captain Parslow, who was killed by  of a war forced upon   us.    They all   throw myself at the feetof the Eng-ld*ian mVUtary   authorities   who have\ one ��* th? shells, prevented the en. ,'  remembered   with   pride   the   greatilish people, he^said, as he walked on 1 sent out an appeal to all the -mining! emy from   taking   up" a position to '  efforts of  Sir  Edward   Grey   inthe 1 to   the   deck *of  a   British' frigate. lcampS for- men    for the   proposed! use torpedoes and the ship under the  nterests of  peace when   Servia was 1 He knew where to go, and William 1 pioneer    battalion.      One    of   such   command   of   the   captain's  equally  served with ah ultimatum that de  demanded an, answer in ,48.hour's.;  The time was all too short, but up  to the last British statesmen had  strained every nerve to avert war.  Treacherous Germany, however, had  forced the hand of Austria; she had  the Second  of  Germany  might yet  notices,^ posted  in the  windows of  .cross.the,Straits of Dover and bless  the soil of England." The resolution  was appropriately seconded by  the  president of the Woman's  Patriotic  Society,  Mrs.  Chas.   M.  Campbell,  and carried unanimously. The thanks  the Granby company's office, but as  far as we are aware there has not  been any response from the mine  employees.  heroic son, arrived safely at Queens-  town. In addition to the captain,  eight others of the crew were killed,  and eight wounded. Four of the  ship's boats were launched, but  were left behind and picked up fat-  state/ er by a patrol.    The cargo consisted  -., ... ,         -  ��� ,_..���..��� ,     _,. v .^ .     Advices "from   Washington  of tl e d ith* i' * Fra ce of Harold PrePared for it for years, and we all/extended to the Miners' Union fori that the American government has J of nitrates for use in the maoufac-  Butterworth brother of A- B. But- j know how she had treated Belgium.j the use of their beautiful opera I been quietly buying: up big supplies ture of ammunition. Mr. Culley  terworth, late of Phoenix. Both the (His worship then proceeded to read j house were expressed by Mr. Mun-1of copper. One million pounds were once lived here and was on his way  brothers served in the v6th King's, j the resolution, which was afterwards fro and seconded by J. G. Mullen. I recently purchased, half of which home at the time he met with his  and both of them were posted in the I prop0sed  by   the   Rev. J. R. Munro (The singing of the National Anthem! found its way to the navy yards. /adventure.  same casulty list.  in a forceful speech   that covered all iby   tbe   entire   assemblage  brought]  the salient points leading up  to and (the eventful   proceedings to an end.  Big" Store  Our Fruit Display Is Both Attractive  In Price and Quality.  Prunes, 51b. box - 35c  Apricots, 51b. box - 35c  Peaches, 31bs. for - 25c  Pears, 21bs. for - 25c  Cantaloupes, 3 for - 25c  Cucumbers, 2 for - 25c  Water Mellons - 4c lb.  Tomatoes - - 25c lb.  Red Currants - 35c basket  Black Currants, 35c "  Selected Lettuce - 20c. lb.  Cauliflower      -     15c each  Our Constant Aim Is Your Satisfaction.  Let Us Prove It.  following the outbreak of hostilities.  Mr. Munrd's "address was not so  much the speech of a Canadian, so  much as that of a loyal hearted son  of our world-wide emp[re. "I am a  Canadian," he said was not so good  as "I am a British subject," and  passing from one subject to another  he paid tribute to the action of Servia in yielding  to  almost   every de-  The following was the resolution:  That   on   this   anniversary  of  the  declaration of a righteous war, this  meeting  of citizens  of  Phoenix records its  inflexible determination to  continue   to   a    victorious   end   the  struggle   for    the   maintenance    of  those   ideals   of  liberty  and justice  which are   today  the  common  and  sacred cause of the Allies."  3C  3C  'Phone 56  P. O. Box 309  The Lewis Gun  One of the arguments in favor of  more machine guns for Canada's  troops is furnished by the nearness  of the opposing trenches. The Germans always endeavor to dig themselves in as close as possible, and  the object of this will be seen later  if it is kept in mind that they always advance in a very close massed formation. Suppose, and the supposition is by no means far fetched,  the enemy lines are distant fifty  yards. To cover that distance by a  charge would consume about ten  seconds. The average maximum  fire from a rifle (single loading)  would probably be at the rate of  from eight to ten a minute and with  one magazine about eighteen. But  as the time for stopping the charge  is only ten seconds, the soldier has  only time enough to empty his magazine of seven shots before the enemy is on top of him in overwhelming  numbers. This is bad enough, but  as none of our boys are fools enough  to attempt a bayonet fight in their  closed in trench, another precious  three seconds is lost in climbing out  for the final stages of the scrap.  It is on such occasions as this when  the efficacy of the little Lewis gun  asserts itself, and saves the lives of  Canada's sons. With its use two  I things   may   happea���the   enemy's  charges are reduced in number,  what charges they do make are abortive, while it affords safety for our  fellows forming up for a rush after  the high-power artillery explosives  have rendered untenable the. position  to be attacked. For consolidating  the position gained, its portability  makes it again invaluable. Just  take a sprint for 50 yards, and after  that engage for ten minutes in a  rough and tumble fight and see how  capable you would be after that to  take on a fresh antagonist. With a  Lewis weapon, pouring out a stream  of metal at the rate of 440 a minute,  the safety of that portion of the captured trench from a reserve counter  assault is fairly assured. Mayor  Matheson's appeal, on August 4th,  that if you couldn't give fifty dollars  then give fifty cents, was not humor. Fifty cents will purchase a  magazine, and its contents of 46  cartridges might decide the fate of  a furious battle.  Promoted To Lieutenant  G. K. Ashby, who was a resident  of Phoenix when war broke out,  and enlisted in the 7th Battalion  with the first batch of Phoenix boys,  has been promoted to a lieutenancy  on the staff of the adjutant-general.  The advance in * rank was awarded  him "for service in the field."  The  Store of Quality  Our New and Up-To-Date Premises Located  on First Street, Opposite the Queen's Hotel  Grape Smash  Syrup  Serve it with Carbonated Water  ���One Part Grape Smash, Five  Parts Carbonated Water; Add  Cracked Ice, and Mix Well.  IT MAKES A DELICIOUS DRINK  1  Usual Price, 45c. Per Bottle.  Special price, these Warm Days  C.  Keep a Supply on Hand.  srncs  3C  3C  3C *)���..  ITflE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  VA  ���Vi*  ���I  i$-  H.  if  it  'H  W*  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  ISSUED WEEKLY  ^T Phobnix, British Columbia  " Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States.  G. Kay, Publisher.  unteers are married men.     How oh  earth can it be  satisfactory when it  becomes necessary to'recall to civil  life some thousands of Kitchener's  army whose skilled assistance is required to further the  output of war  material. Compulsory .service would  at least have left most of the married  men  out,  reduced.���.the  number  of  widows and orphans arid still retained them   for  service at  home  as a  ho"nie   guard.      Another  benefit  it  would have done,  would be the refusal of men whose services in the  munition factory were more valuable  than in the field.    To carry the argument further, an Act for compulsory service passed  during the first  month of the war would have roused  the people,   as nothing else would,  to the  frightful   seriousness   of the  task confronting them.  Surprise For The Kaiser  ADVERTISING SCALE  Application for Liquor Licence (HO days) ..?5.00j  Application for Transfer of Ltconco ��7.60  Certificate of Improvement (OOdnyn)        $10.00,  Application to Piirchaao Land noticos (00 dn,yn).   $10.00  jDoiinquont Co-Ownoraiiip noticos oo days $25.001 Have you ever noticed those little  Duplicate Cortmoato of Title notices . ...?8.oo J unobtrusive paragraphs that have  Cards of Thanks, oo cents. j appeared in the   daily press  for the  AUother logal advertising*. 12 cents a line, I past e*ght   years,, beginning   something like  this:  "A German black  single column, for tho first lnsoiUon; and  8  eents a lino for ouch subsequent inset Mon. non  pareil mcasuromont.  Display ads $1.00 per inch, single  column, per month. Transient ade.  50c. per inch, per issue; subsequent insertions, 35c. per inch.  Saturday, Aug. 7, 1915.  smith has invented a perpetual motion machine," or "The well-known  German engineer, Von Sumbody,  has at last perfected a rifle that can  shoot around a corner." Well, if  you have, put it down as coming  from the Kaiser's advertizing press  bureau. It is said that the money  subscribed to the bureau by German  merchants and bankers would finance a Balkan war.  >   Another proof of the undeviating  loyalty of the Indian troops has been  furnished by a company  of Pathan  infantry,   who   have   performed    a  wonderful  feat   of enduraace   that  will stand  out  as-one of the moist  remarkable  incidents   of the   war.  Taken prisoners by the Germans in.  Flanders,   they  were sent   by   the  kaiser to Constantinople in the hope  that    being     Mohammedans   they  would turn traitors and fight against  the British in the Dardanelles.    Instead  of doing this,  however,   the  whole company under the command  of a native officer made^a mysterious  escape and are  reported to have arrived in Afghanistan.  Letters  received   in   India   from  I Cabul state  they  were all well and  I expecting soon to re-join their regiment.    Sir O'Moore Creagh, commander of the troops in India, when  told of the exploit said the feat was  a great one, but it is interesting' as  another sample of German mismanagement.     "We know,   of. course,  that the Pathans  travel tremendous  distances, and that  expeditions  for  rifles have gone to Persia.    A Pathan thinks  nothing of walking right  through' to  Aleppo   to   buy  guns.  The incident attests the great loyal  ty  of these   men,   and  also shows  how   happy they  were  in their old  regiment."    The journey to  Cabul  consumed four months.  The Strathcona Hotel  NELSON, B.C.  Steam Heated Throughout  The Finest Accommodation for  the Travelling Public.  DINING ROOM   SERVICE  UNEXCELLED.  Nine Well-LlKhted  Samplerooms.  Phone 12  JAS.  MARSHALL, PROP.  D. J- Matheson  General Agent,  FIRE,   LIFE  AND ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  PHOENIX, B.C.  The Toronto Globe was evidently  perturbed over the claims of the  Huns to a monopoly of the world's  culture. For the light it sought,  the editor has turned to Webb's  Dictionary of the World, with the  following unpalatable results:  "In    1909   there   were   289,190  crimes against the person, 110,310  crimes against  the. State,  religion  and  public  order,   275,830   crimes  against property,   and   1770   other  offences.    The total, 676,800, does  not include ��� offences settled by German  military   law   or  against  the  collection of revenue.    England and  Wales, with about half the population, had, according to  the Statesman's Year Book, a total of 73,642  indictible  offences   last   year.     An  authority  on   criminal  statistics  is  quoted  by   the Ottawa Journal   as  to the English record for the decade  of 1897  to   1907, and   the German  for 19QG to 1910.    Convictions  in  EfEglaoe far ca*ir&��T were 97," Ger-  ras-ay 359; iez rape,  Eaglaad, 216,  G*BTS3��aj' 9.M1; sivsSickms <&amsge to  pmsj-partjr,,   Eta^gihsQjS   33%   Germany  26^729*;. sk:<&!��b   iio   ��sigilraaa,   27B.  iGesnaaoj* '��M. ,r ���; SFlar She -easae sle_  acadsSj, ��hs ; ir������r#  <af Slfegi&aaate  ���foirfbs was S^fiM '-to ��-q^lauA, aadj  ag-aiast   i��h"��s   t��be    (Sftriwaos  fea.#i  17S,il5,   Tiber* were sfts.o 955 -pet'  tions for sSnwvce 5a SrogfKsoiS -agaiitiasl'  20}-340 in GermaDy.  The Globe points out that these  figures explain the outrages that  have mystified and shocked the entire civilized world.  Musicians   will   doubtless   like to  add an   Italian  national  anthem  to  their repertoire.    They cannot find  it.    Italy has many patriotic songs  as the "Royal March" and "Garibaldi's Hymn," but no recognized national    anthem,     though   the   last  named song has almost ccme to the  supremacy.     In   t]ys   respect   Italy  is at the same disadvantage as Turkey. After the revolution the Young  Turks offered  a prize for a national  anthem, but so far the poet of patriotism   has   not   come   forward   to  claim it.���London Chronicle.  "Can you do. anything with the  shovel?" enquired the foreman of the  applicant for work. "Yes, sir," replied the out-of-work. "I could fry  some bacon on it."  An Athens correspondent, who  by the way must be confronted with  a dearth of war stories, reports'that  General Linman Von Sanders goes  about the streets of Constantinople  enveloped in a suit of armor that  covers even his head. To complete  the yarn he might have added that  the general's cook was always in  attendance on his master armed with  a can opener to facilitate the work  of the surgeon in the event of a  lucky shot. -  ��� '������ ������  Hyphenated Americans, such as  those of German origin, profess to  be horrified at the thought of being  called upon to fight against the  legions of the kaiser." They needn't  be. History provides a very good  precedent in the American war of  Independence. The men who exchanged leaden compliments in those  : stirring days were mainly of British  "Oh mamma,  sponge  cake  Mrs. Newlywed���  Henry threw a whole  at me. One I made myself, too!"  Mother���"The cad! He might have  knocked your brains, out!"  Shifter���"Let some rock down  into this chute." Sarcastic Mucker:  "There ain't no rock  PHOENIX BAKERY  W.W1LLIAIM8, PROP.  A new line of Bakery and Confectionery just arrived. Fresh  Bread, Cakes and Cookies, just  like mother used to bake, delivered daily to any part of city.  OAKES MADE TO ORDER AT  MOST  REASONABLE RATES  TELEPHONE S3  Shoes that Fit!  We make a specialty of Miners'  Shoes; good fit, nice shape, and  nothing but the best of stock used  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  NICK PALORCIA,  Knob Hill Ave        Phoenix, B.O.  "Old Fashioned Cleanliness"  cost our mothers many a " back-breaking"  day. The "new fashioned" cleanliness  costs only the price of a cake of Sunlight  Soap. ; .;;���';. ���'"'���"-.:'  This purest of all laundry soaps has a  gentle strength that moves dirt quickly  without rubbing. And a $5,000 guarantee  proves there is no adulterant or impurity  in it to injure the finest fabric or hurt  the daintiest hand.  For the thousand and one soap "uses  around the house���there is just one soap   Sunlight Soap  All grocer*  sell and  recommend it  ���*��    137  Phoenix Pioneer ads Always Get Results  Read in every home. If you have a house or furniture to sell, its disposal is certain after an ad. in the Pioneer. Give the. experiment a trial  in the cheapest and most satisfactory advertising* mart  in the Boundary.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Germans against Germans  worse     than    Anglo-Saxon  ��rigm.  i* no  -agjuflst Anglo-Saxon.    ������  "Recruiting operations are proceeding in a highly satisfactory  manner," says Premier Asquith.  What a piece of rhetorical humbug.  Out of his - mouth and that of other  anti-conscriptionists he is condemned. How can the present system of  voluntary enlistment be called satis  factory^when one-fourth of the vol  For a submarine to sink a transport requires nerve and spells danger, but up to the present not a  single British troopship has fallen to  the German navy. Different is the  account to our credit. More than  six, including one in the Baltic, have  been sent to the bottom. The quiet  assurance of the new sea lord that  the submarine difficulty will shortly  be solved, has had a calming effect  in British shipping circles.  ilifPli  Howo're your holiday be  spent���on the Anto Trip  ,���in the Woodland Camp  ���att theSuramer Cottage  ���yon will find compon-  gonaibip and delight in  ����t��lekts  JMA OET' J.Nv;G'ffN ADAv  A festival of German singing  societies was held -in Los Angeles  recently. If it had* hot been for the  watchful British warships on the  Atlantic, many of the singers would  be warbling their songs in the  trenches in Flanders.  "Two German Schooners seized  at 'Frisco," reads a press dispatch  from the south this week. Poor  luck for an Irish policeman this hot  weather. Anyhow, we hope the  cargoes were iced and  the cops had  long necks.   .�����. ���  A certain Mr.- Glass is the organi.  zing secretary of the British Columbia prohibition party. Wonder will  he be a tumbler.  Goal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberto, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest 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 2,560 acres will be leased to  one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the  Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in  which the rights applied for are eifctt-  ated.  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 staked out by the applicant  himself.  . Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for are not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable  output of the mine at the rate of five  cents per ton.  Th�� person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn rettirns  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 urnished at least once  a year. '  Tbe 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.  ���30690.  It will be '"G'ott' Strafe   Botha,'  now.    Whose next?  i;  t  UTTON  for0-ardtm andieprm or��best  for B.C.soif. S��e Cate-lpguf for  solidpu.eatXfM.toQ> of purity  and ^��rmination  Settd aoW for Copy free  Sutton SSons.ThdHJind's S< ochmM  Ra�� ��9<iirig-l Enjli*n a  yP'^.'.Y^ S ��� 4,Y? a.id  *7S>b��fV.   *���  feg ���r.  tOtE AT-.ENT3* POU BBITI*tM COLUMBIA  *jr��ri]  ���**��^.v��i_.  srtvilttfSt-.  .�����r  The a^~  Phoenix  Pioneer  has for 16 Years been recognized as the Mining  Medium of the Boundary  country. *  In the*, matter of advertising, it reaches the  right kind of people, and  an advertisement in its  columns is certain of  quick and profitable results.        _____  In the matter of all  things pertaining to the  progress of tlie district it  is a reliable and trustworthy authority. It's  American subscription list  is one of the largest in  the Kootenay.  When arriving in town  subscribe for it. When  leaving keep your subscription alive. You may  want to come back again.  Advertisers should call  or write for our Advertising* rate card. The local  paper is the local medium  for   local   business   men.  Send in Your Stationery Orders and  Holiday Printing: to the  Phoenix Pioneer  THE HOME OF  PRINTING  A BUSINESS MAN IS  KNOWN BY THE  QUALITY OF PRINTING? HE USES  Our Stock ot Stationery is the Best that carf be procured in  Canada, and our Wbrkmanship will meet with your approval  Why Not Have Your Stationery  Printed by Us?  We make a specialty of Letterheads, Envelopes, Billheads,  Note Heads, Memos., Visiting Cards, Menus, Posters,  Wedding Invitations, Check Books, By-Laws,  and in fact anything done with Printers'  INK AND PAPER  No Job Too Large, None too Small  The f  $2.00 per Year, in Advance.  $250 per Year to U.-S.  ��w��  VISITING CARDS (o^S?*.) MADI  O u^^^^^^^^^���^^m^  (THE   PrONEER,    PHOEMIX,    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  H o t e 1 B r p o fc'ly n  aaamamaaaamaaaaaWanmaaasWMmamaMma^  Cigar and Tobacco Stand in  Office. Up-to-date in every  particular/The hotel of comfort. Half-a-minute from the  garage.     .\    Sample Rooms  Concentrates  O. D. Bush, Prop.  Phoenix* B.C.  Everything in Men's Wear  Clothing  Underwear  Shirts  Shoes  Hats  Caps, etc.  Thos. Brown  "Everything- a Man  Wears"  RICH  Should come from healthy and vigorous Stock,  handled in a CLEANLY AND SANITARY  manner Separated Cream insures purity and  quality. The Dairy produces both.  TH E DAIRY       J. W. Hannam, Prop.  1  SMOKED ME ATS,  ETC.  The increase in our Smoked Meat Business during the  laj��t month or two has been very gratifying to us, and  it proves that the public are now alive to the fact that the  Shamrock and Dominion Brands  are just what they have been looking* for and wanting;  A No.' 1 Cured Meat, with all the flavor and quality that  one can expect to get. ; Do not buy because of the name,  but buy the superior article���Shamrock Hams and Bacon,  also Dominion Hams and Bacon. Prices are Right.  P.  BURNS &  CO.,  LTD.  "Bothaland," is to be the name  of the newly conquered territory of  German South-west Africa.  Geo. Thorn, of Merritt, has now  qualified from the Cuttiss Aviation  school at Toronto. He leaves for  the front immediately.. ���  A dozen Canadian doctors and  thirty or forty nurses have been  withdrawn from service in France  and sent to the Dardanelles.  y The French government has conferred the Medal of Honor on Mrs.  Stock and Miss Cross, two English  nurses, for their work in combating  epidemics.  The Daily Mail's correspondent  at British headquarters says the  French are arming their troops with  a sort of hunting knife for use in  trench fighting.  Five hundred head of fine -cattle  were shipped last week from the  Guichon and Douglas Lake cattle  ranches in the Nicola. Most of the  consignment went to Europe.  Red Cross workers are warned  not to waste any. time in making  respirators and sand bags. The  great need at present is for hospital  and surgical supplies.  Tony Ganciani, a Vancouver Italian, has been sentenced to six  months' hard labor for attempting  to influence others of his country,  men from going back to Italy to  fight.  The Bosphorus, the second channel connecting the Mediterranean  with the Black sea, has a length of  sixteen miles. Its maximum width  is three miles, and it narrowest part  is only about 550 jrards.  The grand registrar's ' report  shows,a wonderful increase in the  membership of the Black Chapter of  British American Orangemen. No  less than 21 new preceptories were  organized during the past year.    ,  On taking leave of an officer iri]  India, a native Indian soldier was  told to try and make a name for  himself in France. The other day  that soldier was.decorated with the  Victoria Cross. He had already  been awarded the Order of Merit.  Louis Hawkin, the six-year-old  nephew of General Botha, was seriously injured recently in a London  street accident.     The youngster saw  his famous uncle's name on a news-, .         ,  | Meets every Monday Evening at/  paper poster, and running* nearer to I oddfellows' Hall. Visiting: brethren |  read   it was   knocked   down   by  an I cordially invited.  District of Brit is h Co I u m b B a  IN  MINERAL,   AGRICULTURAL AND   LUMBERING  POSSIBILITIES������  A MOST PROMISING FIELD FOR THE INVESTOR.  Probably no district in the Domfnjfon of Canada possesses so great an array of  potentialities as the above.   The moun^iris throughout its entire length and breadth,  are almost without exception mineraljferous, containing gold, silver, copper, iron and  other valuable ores, while in a few localities there are more than surface indications  of the presence of coal.  FOREST AND MINERAL WEALTH  Its forest stretches are among the richest in the province, and what is of great  importance, easily accessable to river and railway. There is scarcely a square mile of  it that is not either equipped with high tension wires, or which could not be reached  by' the expenditure of the smallest outlay. Not the least attraction from the point of  view of the investor, is the sites for water power, which abound in this district.  Just at present an immense amount of interest is being directed to the recent  free gold discovery in Greenwood, while in the same district is to be seen one of the  best equipped free gold properties in the west, a not inconsiderable asset in th��s�� days  of industrial depression and shrinkage of gold reserves. It is in this district wh��r�� is  situated the Phoenix and Grand Forks properties of the Granby Consolidated, together with those of the British Columbia Copper company. In the former camp, anil  surrounding it for miles on all sides, are acres of crown-granted mineral claims, all  awaiting the advent ofjthe investor. Xhe title deeds to these -properties, thanks to a  beneficent series of mining laws, are. unimpeachable,, and if proof is wanted of the  statement, let us point to the almost entire absence of mining litigation in the courts  of the province. -  AGRICULTURE AND FRUIT-GROWING CENTRE  The possibilities of the Boundary as an agricultural and fruit-growing .centre  are also worthy of investigation, and a yisit  to some  of its   spendidly equipped orchards will prove a revelation to the stranger.     The highways throughout the Boundary makes this section of the provinc��ythe motorists paradise, millions having1 been  spent on the construction of governmep�� roads.  No locality is better served w&h railroads than  the Boundary district.     At  present this section is served by two of.the greatest systems on the continent, the  C. P. R. and Great Northern companies, while within a few months the route to the  .Pacific coast will be commercially ^curtailed by the opening of the new  K. V. V.  branch of the former.  I ,(*  t  *?*;|  t **���  Pi  I.O.O. F.  Snowshoe Locf��re  No. 46 '  Great Northern Railway Lines  Advance Announcement Excursion Rates To  Panama Fair---Retupn Fare, First Class,  Bearing Limit, 30 Days,  .90  Same Ticket, with 90 Day Limit, $61.55  Routing: Great Northern Railway to Flavel, Oregon,  thence Great Northern Pacific, S. S. Co. Steamer  Great Northern.'   Return same route.  Dates of Sale, April 14 to Nov. 30, 1915. Call on us  for suggestions for side trips from San Francisco.  J.. V.  INGRAM, Agent  PRINTING  is our business and we are  here to please you. The  next time that you  want  any Billheads, Letterheads, Envelopes, Statements, Circulars,  Cards, Dodgers--in fact, anything in PRINTING, phone 14  and we will  sho w y o u  samples : : :  THE PIONEER  The No. 7 OLIVE  Is the only Typewriter today that supplies real comfort automatically to the Operator���adapted for Doctors, Druggists, Merchants,  and in fact it is essential to every business concern in B. C.  automobile.  By an order in council the export  of tin plates, canisters or any kind  of tin ware is prohibited to Sweden,  Denmark, Holland or Norway. It  was discovered that the Germans  were getting- large quantities of tins  for their hand grenades from the  above countries.  Dr. Hertz, the head of the Jewish  religion in the United Kingdom,  has just concluded a visit to his coreligionists serving in the British  army in France. He stated that  there were 12,900 Jews under arms  at the front, nearly a thousand of  whom were officers.  Discharged Canadian soldiers returning from Europe will be held at  the convalescent depot at Quebec.  They are not to be allowed to have  their own choice about' returning  home or to a government hospital,  but are to be strictly under military  discipline until fit to receive their  final discharge.  . The British government has announced through its embassy at  Washington an agreement with the  Swedish Cotton Spinners' association, for unrestricted importation into Sweden of ten thousand bales of  cotton a month, if consigned to the  association. That amount is said  to be more than twice the normal  consumption of the entire Swedish  cotton mills.  Several German women who were  being deported back to Germany,  were found to be taking back with  them considerable quantities of  English gold, contrary to the new  law. One of them had 152 sovereigns hidden in her clothing and  baggage, another had 110, while a  third had forty hidden in the heels  of several pairs of shoes. They were  each fined $125.  Our hall is for rent for dances, social J  evenings, etc.  Oscar Qustafson, Noble Grand.  T. S. Quance, Fin. Secy.  Jas. Pierce, Rec. Secy,  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  Meets in the Oddfellows' Hall,  First and Third Wednesdays.  Mrs. Christine Elmgren, Noble Grand.  Mrs. Amy A. Cook. Secretary.  K. of P.  No. 28  Lodge,  Phoenix,  B.C.  Meets Tuesday Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially welcomed.  Ciias. Davidson, C. C.  C. H, Knight, K. of B.S.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Moots in Pythian Hall. Lowor Town  Socond and Fourth Thursday's.  Mrs. Wm. Wills,  M.E.C.,  Mrs. H. Tilton.  M.R.C.  FRATERNAL ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Meets in the Oddfellows' Hall, Friday  Evenings, at 8 p.m.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  ltlCHARD BLUNDELL, W. P.  T. K. Clabkk, W. Secy.  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.     Phone A56.  James G. McKeown  Victor Records  We have a nice selection of these  goods in stock, and will get any  numbers you like prom tly, either  in Victor or Columbia Goods.  HAVE YOU HEARD���  "When We've Wound up  the Watch on the Rhine  IS  ���Humorous Patriotic Song:  "The Little Ford  Rambled Right Along"  ���Comic Song  Also a Nice Selection of New   Bagpipe  Records,  Vocal  Duets, etc.   We are always pleased to play these for ypu.  E. A. Black, Jeweler  Agent for Victor Phonographs and Records  THE KNOB HILL HOTEL  A. O. Johnson, Prop*  First-Class Accommodation for Miners  FINEST OF WINES, LIQUORS AND CI GAPS IN ;STOOK.  'PHONE 72. YOUR  PATRONAGE  SOLICITED.  ���. ������������ ���*��� ���*>* ���'  .JSSX ���>.' ; . .-.:������������-  ���m  m  hi  (THE    PIONEER,    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COEUMIA.  x *  ft-.'/  yj  "i  I?  r  The  ueens  Our Diningroom Service^ Will  Meet With Your Approyal.  I Solicit Your Patronage.  k.  TOM F. OXLEY  PROP.  The Lake  >���*'������  V  I  Moving Pictures  MINERS' UNION OPERA HOUSE  SATURDAY, AUG. ?$,' 1 5  The World's Famous Aviators i<;  "In Across the Atlantic"  "The Tangle"  THE JOKER  "Her Twin Brothers"-  ^���Imperial  A Deep Mystery, with a  Start.  ling climax���Powers.  ' ''���'v.'V.V.  -Universal.  Special Solos���"Oh, I Do Hove You, My Orange Girl."  "Why Do Vou Keep on Laughing-:At Me."  ADULTS, 15c;    CHILDREN, 5c.  THE KNOB HILL HOTEL  A. O. Johnson, Prop.  First-Class Accommodation for Miners  FINEST OF WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS IN STOCK.  'PHONE 72. YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED.  Local and General  Phoenix Wins Ball Game  Born���At Phoenix, on July 25th, to  Mr. and Mrs. Adam Bloomfield, a son.  I. Parkinson left Tuesday for the  military camp afc Vernon.  Mra. M. Kibby returned on Saturday  from a few weeks visit to her sister  living near Spokane.  Mrs.  D.   Stafford   and  children  returned home on Saturday from a visit | in two runs;  to Spokane.  OF GRAND FORKS-PHOENIX BRANCH  Will be Here on  TUESDAY, Aug. 1 O, 1 91 5  BROOKLYN AVE.    (Next door to Pioneer Office)  High Class Portraiture, Amateur Finishing,  View Work, Portrait Framing, Enlarging,  Copying, etc. Ensign Cameras (British  Made) and Supplies.    Remember the Dates.  Will Be Here from Aug. lOth to 12th inclusive,  and from Aug-. 29th to 31st inclusive.  Are Ymir Hands Tied?  w     awaaaaansMmwaaB    WaamaXMMaaaaeeaaaBaa ^n  by a chronic disease com-cpon to vroman-  khidT You feel dull���headachey? Backache, pain* here and there���dizziness or*  perhaps hot flashes? There's nothing yon  can accomplish���nothing you can enjojrl  There's no good reason for It���because  you can find permanent relief la  BR. PIERCE'S  Favorite Prescription  Mrs. Fannie H. Brent, of Bryant, Nelson Co., Va., writes: "I beliere I had  every pain and ache a woman could hare, rcr back was weak, and I suffered with  nenrousness and could not sleep at night Suffered with soreness In my right  hip, and every month would have spells aacl have to stay in bed. I have taken  eight bottles of your 'Pavorite Prescription' and one vial of your 'Pleasant Pellets'.  fc^^T ^? mJ, work for six in family, and feel like �� new woman. I think  tt to the beat medicine in tbe world for wonven. I recommend it to all bit friend  ���md many of them have been greatly benefited by it ^^  Dave Oxley, prop, of the Union hotel at Eholt, was a visitor in town over  Sunday.   ' " :'������./���������������.; ';:  Born���At Phoenix, on July 31, to  Pi. and Mrs. W. L. "Ritchie, 'twin  daughters.  Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Fleming went  over on Monday to spend a few flays  in Spokane.  Thos. Brown returned Friday from a  two-weeks' visit to his nephew on Gab-  riola Island, near Nanaimo.  Jas. Morrison, who has been suffering from rheumatism for some time,  left on Thursday for Arizona.  James Thorburn, deputy collector of  inland revenue, was in Phoenix on an  official visit this week.  A delegation of Phoenix Eagles'left  on Monday to attend the monster convention of the order in Spokane.  Mrs. Gus. Larson and children left  this week for Mrs. Larson's old home  in North Dakota.  Thos. Russell was in the Forks on  Friday. His deal for the hotel at  Deadwood is hanging fire.  F. J. Lake announces that he will  be in his Phoenix photographic studio  from August 10th, to August 12th, inclusive. ' ��������� , ���'. ���:'���.-���.';���"���������'.' Y  N. J. Carson left on a short business  visit to Vancouver on Tuesday. ���;������&'. A.  White is in charge of the store during  his absence.  Mrs. J. A. Miller and daughter,  Muriel, returned home on Tuesday  from a vacation trip to Seattle, and  Other coast points.  Thos.   Madore,   with  his   bride arrived in town on Saturday from Hed  ley.   They have  taken  up their residence in the Delahay Block.  The following will compose the staff  of the local school for the next term:  E. E. Barnes, principal; Miss Constance Munro, Mrs. J. R. Munro, Miss  McGeer and Miss McEwen.  Mrs. J. G. Swallow, daughter of Mr.  and Mrs. A. McDonald, who has been  visiting her parents for the past six  weeks, left on Tuesday for her home  in Denver. Colorado.  J. E. Thompson was one of the principal Canadian speakers at the recent  convention of the Fraternal Order of  Eagles. After the convention Mr.  Thompson left for Vancouver.  All members of the "Western Federation of Miners are earnestly requested  to attend the meeting today, August  7fch, after which a smoker will be held  to which the public are invited.  Mrs. Hurr, sister of Mrs. Puddy,  who has been on a visit here, left oh  Monday for her home in Spokane. Her  husband is fighting with the Canadian  contingent in France.  Jas. Hughes of the local bank staff  left Monday to spend his vacation at  Victoria. Jim is a member of the 5th  Regiment of Artillery, and will likely-  pass away some of the time at the Es  quimault forts."  Mrs.  Oronant  (Continued from Page 1)  pan with the speed of a bullet. Mclntyre, last year's popular twirler,  was played in left field, and kept in  case of emergency, but was not  needed to do any slab duty. He  played a nice fielding* game, and his  Texas leaguer, in the sixth, brought  McWha on the first  sack, and   Miles  at  second, played  drugs,druggists sundries high-class  Stationery, perfumes, confectionery  ��r. PIERCE'S WLtfJASANT PELUOTS  Relieve felver Ills!  ���j��i  announces that she  will again be at the Brooklyn sample  rooms from Tuesday, August 10th to,  and including Saturday, August 14th,  with a line of children's and ladies'  ready-to-wear goods. Commissions  booked for goods made to order.  Mrs. J. R. Munro, accompanied by  her daughter, Miss Constance, returned to the city on Monday from Victoria, where the latter was attending  the annual summer school for British  Columbia teachers.  Police Constable G. Howieson of the  provincial police, has been called out  twice this weekby reports of night  prowlers in the suburbs. Two or three  ladies have been badly scared of late.  Mr. Geo. Barnes was the winner of  the beautifully embroidered cushion  worked by Mrs. Lyons and presented  to the patriotic society. The proceeds  amounted to about $23.  Mr. and Mrs. John Finlay, Senior,  have given up their house in Phoenix  and will take up their residence at  the Mother Lode mine. Mrs. Jas. Jory,  their daughter, who is visiting her  husband at the military camp at Vernon, does not expect to return here before leaving for England.  St. John's Church���Tomorrow, J. Evans, sec. of the Miners'Union,  Sunday,     August   Sth:   Evensong, ' informs us of an impending change in  Church Services  at 7.30 p.m.    Sunday  school,   2.30  and 3 o'clock.  St. Andrew's Church (Presbyter.  ian)���Service, Sunday, August 8th,  at 11 a.m.; Sunday school at 2 p.m.  All welcome.     Rev. J. R. Munro.  The stated services at the Church  of Our Lady of Good Counsel are as  follows���l^irst and third Sundays in  the month: Mass at 10 a.m.; Sun  day school at 2.30 p.m.; Evening  service at 7..30. Rev. Father Dom.  Dorval.  the film service of the moving picture  show. After August 31st, by which  time we trust the charming Lucille  will either be in care of an undertaker  or happily married, the present service  will be hanged; beg pardon we mean  suspended, and preference given to the  well-known and highly popular Famous Film Service Co. This is the company with which is associated the instructive Pathe's Weekly. In the  meantime a sample of the ni.*w films  will be shown every Thursday unoil  the wedding or funeral bell for dear  Lucille is sounded.  their usual good  game, and helped  in the score column.   Happy Murray  at centre^ did hot get a chance, but  laid down a nice bunt in the eighth  that started the scoring, and got the  visitors up  in the air.    When the  local's  dust  around   the  path   had  cleared  away,  five  runs had come  over the plate.    Harrison Was found  when   his hits  meant  runs, as the  score indicates, the  locals  crossing  the pan with two in the fourth, four  in the sixth and five  in  the eighth.  Each side went out in one; two, three  order for the first three innings, and  it looked like anybody's game.     In  the visitor's half of the fourth, Mann  got on through on error, and Harrison, next man up,grounded to Miles,  Moran  and   O'Connor  struck  out,  ending the inning with Mann left on  second.    Robinson started   the last  half with an infield tap to Harrison,  and nearly beating it out, Bellemaine.  covering the  bag, and getting the  put out. The next three up, McWha,  Perrott and Bassett each got a hit,  Miles struck out, and Phillips infield  out brought across two runs.  At this stage of the game, Williams was pitching grand ball, and  using terrific speed, making seven of  the visitors whiff the; air. Forthe  next three innings, the visitor's pitcher received excellent support in the  fifth, and the locals were retired in  order, Lowrie at first getting all  three put-outs. Phoenix big bats  again started a merry-go-round, and  a real big balloon ascension in the  sixth. McWha the first up, grounded out to Lowrie, Perrott landed on  one of Harrison's benders, for two  bases, and was brought home by another two-base smash by Bassett,  Miles and Philips walked, filling the  bases. Murray was an easy out,  Hiilyard to Bellemaine, Mclntyre's  Texas leaguer took Bassett across,  and Williams hit to left centre  brought Miles and Phillips home.  On the balloon's arrival to earth,  with a Mr. Harrison of Republic on  -board, four runs had come across  the platter.  Republic went out in order in their  half of the eighth, Lowrie grounded  to McWha for an easy out, Murphy  flied out to Mclntyre, and Bellemaine went out Williams to McWha.  Phoenix eighth was a repitition of  the sixth, Phillips went out to Mann,  Murray and Mclntyre got on errors,  and Williams' ripsnorting two-bagger brought them home, the big boy  was held on second, according to  ground rules, otherwise the hit would  have been good forthe circuit. Robinson, McWha and Perrott each  connected for hits, and filled the  bases; Bassett hit to Harrison, and  was put.out at first, Miles walked,  but Phillips up again lined out, and  Williams crossing the plate, ended  the scoring.  Republic seemed to start something in the ninth; Hiilyard struck  out, but Merrill slashed out a line  drive, that Perrott nabbed with one  hand, Mann got on by an error, and  with the heavy hitting, Moran up, it  looked as if Bickey's wonderful feat  was coming to an abrupt ending, by  the big hurler again tightening up,  and Moran hit to Miles for an easy  out, thus ending one of the best  games seen in Phoenix, notwithstanding the one-sided score.  A dispute arose over one of Low-  rie's decisions in the fourth, and he  was replaced by Harry McKay, who  assisted by W. X. Perkins, gave excellent satisfaction.      :  Phoenix has a trio of clouters in  Bassett, Perrott and Williams, and  with a little more team work, will  give a good account of itself with  anything outside of the Northwestern The local's manager, Ted  Deichert, is trying to hook up with  the strong Rossland nine, but the  club lacks the funds. If you want  to see a ripsnorting game, come  across, boys, and give the club your  support.  T.S. QUANCE  PHOENIX, B. C.  Republic���Murphy, c.; Harrison, p.;  Lowrie, lb.; Bellemaine, 2b.; Merrill,  3b.; Hiilyard, s.s.; Mann, l.f.; O'Connor, c.f.; Moran, r.f.  Phoenix���Phillips, c.; Williams, p.;  McWha, lb.; Miles. 2b.; Robinson, 3b.;  Bassett, s.s.; Mclntyre, l.f.; Murray,  cf.; Perrott, r.f.  Summary,, Rims���Robinson, McWha,  2; Perrott, 3; Bassett, Miles, Phillips,  Murray, Mclntyre, Williams, base on  balls; Miles, Phillips, struck out by  Harrison; 4. By Williams, 14; 2 base  hits, Perrott, 2, Bassett, Williams, McWha; double play, Bellemaine, Merrill,  Lowrie; hit by pitcher, Bassett; left on  bases, Mann, 2; Williams, 2; Mclntyre;  passed Ball, Murphy, Phillips, Umpires  Perkins, Lowrie, McKay; attendance,  400.    Score by inning:  R      H    E  Phoenix���0 0 0 2 0 4 0 5 0 - li 13 4  Republic--0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ��� 0 0 6  The locals are playing in Grand Forks  oh Sunday. Autos leave the club at  one o'clock sharp.  Miscellaneous  j  Whale Ranching  Peck McSwain, the Peregrine  Pickle of provincial printerdom, has  recently arrived on the coast. 'Mr.  McSwain is the brilliant party who  suggested the manufacture of near  beer brevyed from the hops of the  great American grasshopper, and;  the chief reason of his flight to the  seaside is another of his wonderful  suggestions for the conservation of  our national resources. Genuinely  grieved over the failure of the Vancouver Island whale fishery, he is  on the spot to hand out some advice with, a view to a revision of the  system dealing with whales. He  argues that the whales have left us  because the poor things know they  will be killed off, therefore, says  Peck, the only sensible thing' to do  is to embark in' whale ranching.  He believes the animals can be  tamed to come to the beach every  evening to be milked at the call of  the dairymaid. It's so simple that  the wonder is somebody didn't think  of it before.  Granby Shipments  The following are the monthly  shipping figures from the local  Granby   mine   to  the  Grand Forks  Pints and Quarts for family trade.  Phone 23.     Phoenix Brewing Co.  For Rent���-Three-roomed house,  furnished, oh Brooklyn avenue.  Apply, V. S. Goodeve.  Three nicely furnished rooms for  rent, with use of piano and sewing  machine.   Apply Mrs. M. E. Puddy.  Two houses on New York Town-  site for rent or sale; one six-roomed  house on Brooklyn avenue for sale.  Apply, G. W. McAuliffe.  For Sale���The well-known Cottage rooming house; ihe building is  well furnished, and will be sold very  cheap. See me as to terms.���M. H.  Kane, city.  For Sale.-���Five city lots and two  houses. Ground under cultivation.  Situate corner Lexington and Dominion avenue; good well. Sell in  lots to suit buyer. Apply T. Richards, Granby watchman.  Twenty years' experience in English, French, Swiss and American  watch repairing. Satisfaction guaranteed. Charges reasonable. Leave  orders at Union Cigar store, or the  Phoenix stage. Carl Adeneur, Greenwood.  WOOD  First-class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $6.00 per cord  Pine Wood,  $5.00 per cord.  Fir Tamarac, and double cut,  per cord, $7.00.  WOOD   DELIVERED  NOTICE.    ���  ON   SHORT  'Phone B32  Robt. Forshaw  smelter:  January.. . .  February  March   -. . .  April......  May  .. ......  June.......  July........  : Total  TONS  ... 42,211  . .  63,09.1  , .  69,948  ..  85,382  .100,693  .103,004  .101,058  .565,387  MILK AND CREAM  The rich quality of our Milk and  Cream is gaining new patrons  for us daily. We solicit a trial.  Delivery made to any part of the  city.     Mail us a card.  The PHOENIX DAIRY  \V. A. McKay & Sons, Props.  Official Warning  C. W.' Grain, gold commissioner  at Barkerville, has sent"the following warning to J. G. Hutchcroft of  Quesnel:  "Re Swamp River gold strike.  No reliable information yet to hand  that would justify a rush to that  locality. Reports somewhat exaggerated. In these hard times would  be little short of criminal to publish  deluding reports."  No.7  #  ivep  According to the Ledge there are  fifty settlers washing gold on the  bars of the Findlay river, and making it pay. Flour up there costs 24  cents per pound.  WORD FOR MOTHERS  . It fs a grave mistake for mothers to neglect their aches and pains and suffer in  6ilence���this only leads to chronic sickness and often shortens life.  If your work is tiring; if your nerves are  excitable; if you feel languid, weary or  depressed, you should know that Scott's  Emulsion overcomes just such conditions.  It possesses in concentrated form the  very elements to invigorate the blood,  strengthen the tissues, nourish the nerves  and build strength.  Scott's is strengthening thousands of  mothers���and will help you.    Try it.  Scott & Bownc, Toronto. Out.  "Rough on Rats" clears out  Rats, Mice, etc. Don't Die in the  House. 15c. and 25c. at Drug and  Country Stores.  The American  Oliver Typewriter  turns   out   more    work���of   better  quality   and   greater   variety���than  any other   writing   machine.    Simplicity,  strength, ease of  operation  and visibility are   the   corner-stones  of its towering supremacy in  Correspondence  Card-Index Work  Tabulated Reports  Follow-up Systems  Wlanlfbldlng-Service  Addressing; Envelopes  Working; on Ruled Forms  Cutting? Mimeograph Stencils  The Balance Shift  The Ruling1 Device  The Automatic Spacer  The Automatic Tabulator  The Disappearing Indicator  The Adjustable Paper-Fingers  Scientific Condensed Keyboard  Can you spend 17  Cents  a   Day to  better advantage than in  the purchase of this wonderful machine ?  For further information call or write  G. 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