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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Aug 21, 1915

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 4  n"  The largest copper mines in  the Dominion are situated  ^ at Phoenix. The Granby  Oo. employs 600 men, and  has a monthly pay^ roll, of  '��� over $50,000: Two ritilroude  afford access to the city.  Devotee! to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  Thk Phobnix Pioneer is  published in the highest  municipality in Canada���  altitude, 4,800 ft. The city  has a population of 1,600,  and possesses first-class  hotels, opera house, schools  SEVENTEENTH YEAR  PHOENIX, B.C., SATURDAY, AUG  Congratulates Phoenix  Thd   jiecretary   of  the   Canadian  Rec!   Cross   and   St.  John's Ambulance   Association,  Vancouver,   under whose  joint  auspices  an   effort  i^ hi ngf made io provide many valuable accessories for  the No. 5 B.C.  Hospital, writes this week' congratulating1 the people of Phoenix on the  monthly donation of $300, tlie first  installment of which he has already  received:  "Good for Phoenix," he writes.  "If other towns and cities of the  province are as far sighted in providing for the proper treatment of  our wounded soldiers, assurance  will be made doubly sure  that not a  Run In At Last  <fc  re.  ii in.  life will be lost that can possibly be qniries. Mr. Howieson is deserv-  saved.     ;    .     Other centres are be-   '"g of the highest commendation for  After a search lasting a'couple of  weeks,  the night.- prowler who has  been terrifying women  and children  in various   parts  of the  camp, was  run in on Thursday by Geo. Hojvie-  son of the provincial police.     Later  in the day he was brought up before  Police  Magistrate J.   Mulligan>nd  charged   with   vagrancy, molesting',  etc.      He  gave   his  name   as  Jas.  Ford, of ho  fixed address.     He denied   interfering  with   anyone,   but  witnesses  having  positively -identi-  fied him, and his conduct being "���juch  as to jead to  the. belief that he -was  mentally   unbalancedj    he   was  manded   for   examination   and  Game Laws  Phoenix Loses to Rossland  tug heard from, and the way the  funds are commencing to roll in is  most gratifying, making one * feel  that to be a Canadian and especu  ally a British Columbian, is indeed  an honor." The principle articles  required are motor ambulances,  X ray apparatus, and many other  modern appliances for alleviating  suffering and saving the lives of our  ivounded soldiers.  the part he has taken in the matter,  and jt feeling of intense relief is  manifested among the mothers of  young "children that the irresponsible prowler is now in a place where  he can do no harm.  Sweeping Law Decision  An important judgment  has been  handed   down   by Judge  McLennan  of  Montreal,   in   the   case   of alien  enemies   interned  in  Canada.    The  particular case  cited had to do with  an Austrian   named Gusetu, whose  lawyer   had   applied   for   a   writ   of  habeas corpus   on the grounds that  he was a Ruthenian, rather   than an  Austrian.      In   delivering judgment,  the court declared that it Is provided  by  the War. Measures   Act  that no  ^person under arrest or detention as  an alien enemy, or under suspicion,  can be released on bail or otherwise  ..discharged from   custody.     That no  habeas  corpus  applies for an alien  enemy   who   is   a  prisoner   of war,  and, that .an   alien   enemy   has ' no  rights   under   the 'common T law   of  '. England.   The application was therefore refused. . >,    ������ \ ��� -  Don't overlook "trie patriotic hop.  More Razors Wanted  The response to the Pioneer's- appeal in last week's issue for razors  for the soldiers of the new army,  has not been' as satisfactory as one  might expect from a town like Phoenix containing so many men. The  introduction of the safety razor mu^  have thrown out of commission  many of the old style of face scrapers, 'andwe feel sure .that the need  of oursoldiers has'only to be known  to be "generously answered. We  need hardly remind our readers that  if it were not that the factories' were  busy turning out bayonets and sabres, there .would b'e no necessity  for' this appeal. We acknowledge  with'thanks "the gift of razors'from  the following: Jas. Bateman, t; W.  X. Perkins, 2; Leonard Adams, 2?  Mrs. Wm. Murray, 1; Jas. Mc.  Keown, 4; F. C. Graham, 1; N. J.  Carson,  2.  The    hunting  season   in   British  Columbia opens "on September 1st,  and with few exceptions the" law remains .practically the same as last  year.     Lrtcal   hunters  will   have to  exercise  some  care   when   hunting  nsar the  boundary  limits of Grand  Forks and Greenwood districts.     In  the  latter'it'   appears   that   prairie  chicken  may   be shot, but as there  is   no   special    mention   of   Grand  Forks, it   would   seem   that prairie  chicken/were   under  the ban  in  it  this year. ',  The following are the open seasons for the interior; ,<  Deer of all kinds may be shot  from  September   1st to   December  31st.,-,. ,., . .'.,,,'���;"''���";'.-:. .;- j;  The number of deer .limited ito  any, one license-holder, is three,- and  that number only may be sold from  September 1st to October 15th.     '  Ruffled, commonly known as wil.  low grouse, may be shot from September 15th to October 30th. t  . The season for blue grouse opens  September l5tb, and closes"on November 30th.  The limit for any kind of grouse  is twelve birds for each hunter on  any one day.  Prairie chickens may be shot in  Greenwood district from September  15th to-October 15.    .  Ducks may be shot from September 1st to January 31st. ���        '  Geese are open from September  1st to March 31st. "j  All fur-bearing animals, including  beaver, may be trapped in Green  wood    and   Grand    Forks -districts | more'damage was  The locals travelled to Rossland on  Saturday for a two game series of base  ball with the aggregation of that city,  and were unsuccessful.  The home team  taking both games from   the visiting  nine by the score of 9-7 and 5-4.    The  Saturday's game was played after the  Great Northern arrival,  the local boys  donning their suits en route.   They say  that the terriffic heat had much  to do  with their first defeat.   They are not  hollering over Saturday's defeat, only  want to make a few remarks about the  Rossland umpire Griffith.  Ted Deichert,  the man who paid $2.50 for a water jug,  agreed to a seven inning game.    This  was about the fifth inning, but on the  expiration of the first half of the sixth,  Griffith called the game on account of  darkness,  which met .with  much   disapproval,     Mr.   Griffin  "afraid  to  go  home in the dark," made  a hasty re  treat for down town.    Some -umpire is  Griffith, brother of the Rossland catcher.  Whatabout an Iron Cross, boys ?  Robinson, first up, got on, but was  out at second on McWha's first base hit;  Bassett's single scored McWha, Williams  flew out to Cosgriff, and Bassett died on  second; Miles struck out on second; Mc-  Intyre was an easy out at first, Phillips  infield tap retired the side. Phoenix  went out in order in the third. Murray  got on with a single, but was caught  napping on second; Robinson fanned;  McWha went out, Coen to Isaacson-  There was something doing in the fourth,  Bassett was out, Isaacson to Foran,  Perrott got a hit and scored onWilliams'  two-bagger over centre" fielder's head,  the latter was brought home by Miles'  single; Mclntyre fanned, but Phillips  and Murray both singled and brought  Doty certainly used his head with Bassett up in the ninth, and McWha on 2nd.  Murray- didn't -get a  chance in the  field, but did unusually well at bat.  Mclntyre struck out ten men in the  first game of five-and-a-half innings.  The local infield showed class while  warming up before the second game,  and deserved better luck.  Rossland has a fine pair aror d short  and third in Coen Brothers.  Williams got a bad start, but made up  once he got going, the big boy was somewhat under the weather, and didn't  seem right.  Robinson's circuit drive came with two  on. '/;���     ".;'"���'.'''  McWha took a hard, chance in; t^  ninth of the second game when he stole  second. ���'.'.' ',"���  Phillips caught his usual good game,  and did mucb.io hold Bickey down when  the speed-artist seemed wild at first.  The   management  expect  a   return  game here.on Labor Day with Rossland.  About 400 turned out to the   Sunday  game.  Griffith's big town umpiring brought  a good many knocks from his own boys,  and should have been ousted after his  remarks to McWha in the first game.  Concerning Recruiting  Patriotic Bali  The social life of the city is to be  heightened next week by a ball at  the Miners' Union hall. " The affair  has been arranged for next Friday,  August 27th', and is under the auspices of, the members of the local  Woman's   Patriotic   Society.      The  In view of the approaching visit to  Phoenix of Major Davies, of the  54th Battalion, and the liklihood of  the establishment of a permanent  recruiting- station here, the following particular will prove of interest  to any. who contemplate entering  the service: .  1. How long am I to serve? Until the end of the war and six  months after if required.  2. What pay shall I receive? Your  pay as a private will be one dollar  per day and ten cents' field allowance. Besides this you will be  clothed, equipped and fed by. the  government.  3. What will my wife receive during my absence? Every month there  will be paid her a separation allowance of $20 (also a part of your pay),  and if this be not enough . tQ comfortably maintain your family, the  Canadian Patriotic Fund will further  assist them.  4. What will happen if I am  wounded or sick?- You will be cared  for by the government and your  pay continued until you are discharged. If you are permanently  disabled, an allowance will be paid  you, varying according to the ex~;-  tent of your injury or disability.  5.  What   will   be    done* for   my/;  despatch of field and hospital com- l.fe and   chUdren.,c t  die whUe 6m    ........   ,fotts  to   the   tront dur"nS   thePast   active    service?     /The   goveromH  two more runs over, Miles and Williams I few months,   has   drawn heavily on 1 w-u  prov-lde_-"an-adequate  scorjmg.   Robinson drove one of Foran'sl the   funds   of   the   society, and   the\thatWiU   enab\e .the.--famV  benders over the righVfield fence for a 1 dance is;.for the  purpose  of rep)en-\ cornfortably '.untif' the  children  a   homer,   scoring   Phillips   and   Murray 1 \s^\ng   its  .rapidly , diminishing   ex-LM ,'h  f 1 ahead  of  him. McWha,wa^etired at Lhe^er.:   ^ fa* :the   {uoas   of'the  ^.^ed  u' first.-with six runs over, ��he  platevnp'l       7 t ���-y.  - ,-1 kne   w?a��we*  ' VPhoenix going  society have aVPbeeo earned, by work \ man; -lf the ^n be- her sole support  between Nov- Istand March 31st. \  It is forbidden to use an automatic shot gun, although the automatic-rifle- is permitted. -Repeating,  shot guns (not rifles) must be altered, so that not more than two shells,  one' in the barrel and another in the  magazine,   can  out in order in the fifth and sixth, then  came the big noise,, and. Griffith's exit:  The home bunch found Mclntyre from  the start, then the Southpaw tightened  upland fanned Doty and Isaacson, Foran  was an easy out to Mclntyre. Two runs,  Rossland's four hits and two walks  brought three runs over in the second.  Mclntyre-held   them  scoreless   in' the  dW.by   trite   members;   direct   con-1 -s treated m the same way as *_ W\fe��>:  tributions have been scarce, and the  MWi  coming jolljfication is but one of the  few methods they hav�� of obtaining  the money for "their self-denying,  patriotic, and might we add, very  necessary work.  Don't leave it to a few.     Make it  '" A. S.' Black, the well-known law*-  yer of Greenwood, is to enter the  ranks of the noble army of Benedicts next October. -    .        ��  be   used.     -Anyone  found   carrying    a   reapeating   shot| the fourth.    *..   gun with   a   capacity   o/ more   than I fifth, Hunter was hit by a pitched  ball, / ���aot *�� - dance     and  ' hit   by Cosgriff; Foran / English    to   ask   for   a   djnee,    ana  ��� i_��i  third, but Rossland scored three more injan jnternatJonaI -affair.      You   don't  In Rossland's   half  of the/__-_   fcfW   much   Qf ��fte   king,s  A large number of Italians from  the various coal mining centres on  Vancouver Island are said to be  getting ready to return to fight for  their native country. It is expected  that Rfty will assemble at Lady-  smith.  this is liable to a penalty.  A Visitor's Tribute    Greenwood's annual   fall fair is to  /���_����rE"-n��t   Kro^^ Zrr^Z online held   on September 30th   and on-  j lannea, uox.y u���  *-     ___���_. ^ /        . ^-A1.    A'-,.-. 1 ���     Every-   October   1st.        Phoenix   owners   of  I body is invited. - I mineral claims should send samples.  R.  H.   E. <  9  %  Owing to a slight decline in the  Price of Flour starting     ;  atur  AUGUST^ A4th, 1914  we will self kll grades:  49 lb. Sacks  98 lb. Sacks  100 lb. Wheat  orpin, rnompson  Phone 9 and 5  j fence for a homer, thus ending the scor-Jj,0 buy a 5Qc.. ticket and go.  / ing.     Score by inning:  The world   is   a   very   small P,aceLogs,and _2    3    0   3   1-9   9    5  after all.     The   other   day, Andrew I Phoenjx. .'���..���.;.'. .1    0   0   6   0-7 11    6  Clark, recently  of. Ottawa, dropped I    Batteries���Foran,   Griffith,  Mclntyre  into town and spent a couple of days j and Phillips, Umpire'Griffith  with his friend, F. Graham. On being introduced to G. Kay of the  Pioneer, the two discovered they  were from the same little spot in the  old sod, i.e. the Shetlands. Mr.  Clark, who is a great traveller, and  immensely proud of his American  citizenship, once had the honor of  delining the offer of the chair of oriental languages at lidinburgh University, and speaks quite fluently in  Russian, high Danish, Spanish,  Italian, French and German. Before leaving for Winnipeg he paid  a tribute to the orderly character of  the people of Phoenix, and ^vhen  told that he had arrived only a day  or so after pay day, he was very  skeptical. While in California among the German settlements, he was  highly amused at the stories told  him of the "atrocities" perpetrated  on Germans in Canadian prisons,  and he added, "I had the greatest  difficulty in persuading to the con-  trary,.even the most intelligent of  them."  The B.C. Copper company is shipping about 300,000 pounds of copper every month.  Granby Shipments  The following are the monthly  shipping figures from the local  Granby mine to the Grand Forks  smelter: T0NS  January   42,-11  February 63,091  March   ������   69,948  April S5.3S2  ��� May 100,693  . June 103,004  July 101,058  Total   565,387  Bickey Williams was called on to oppose Doty, a Vancouver star in the second game, and got away to a very bad  start, three hits and two bad errors at  home, gave Rossland a five-run lead in  the opening inning. After that Bickey  was practically invincible, and received  excellent support, shutting out the home  bunch for the remaining eight innings.  Phillips got off bad, but did fine work  behind the bat as the game went on,  with such odds against them, the boys  fought a great up-hill game, and deserved to win. Phoenix didn't get into the  run column until the fifth. Phillips  opened with a two bagger, Robinson  and McWha flied out, Bassett's hit scoring Phillips. Phoenix got one more in  the sixth. Perrott lined out a three-  bagger, and scored on Miles' single.  Phoenix boys were finding Doty's curves,  and lambested out a hit good for two  bases, and scored on Bassett's long fly  to centre, McWha came over on Per-  rott's out at first. The visitors were  out-playing the home team at this stage  of the game.' and what looked like victory came krp in the ninth, McWha got  to first on ah error and stole second,  Bassett with his big stick, was up at the  plate, and things looked rosy for Phoenix, but the slugger fouled two bad  ones, and then struck out.  Rossland line-up-Cosgriff,   c; F.   J.  Foran, lb.; P.   Isaacson, 2b.;   J. Coen,  3b.- C Coen, s.s.;   Dotts, l.f.; Hender,  r.f.; McConnell, r.f.; Griffith, c.;Doty,  p. and lb.  Phoenix line-up-McWha, lb.; Miles,  2b.; Robinson, 3b.; Bassett, s.s.; Perrott, R.F.; Mclntyre, l.f.; Murray, c.f.;  Phillips, c; Williams, p.  it. H. E.  Rossland 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-5 11   3  Phoenix 000 0 112 0 0-4   9    3  Batteries-Doty, Griffith, Williams and  Phillips, Umpires Jones and Davidson.  BASE BALL NOTES  The boys were met at the train with  a McElroy six-cylinder band waggon,  and escorted to Oxley's Inn for some  refreshments.  Perrott led with the stick in   the 2nd  game, getting a two and three  bagger   n   ���  out of four times up. L-���ii  'Phone 56  P. O. Box 309  =' The  Store of Quality  Our New and Up-To-Date Premises Located  on First Street, Opposite the Queen's Hotel  PEACHES!   PEACHES!  PEACHES!  In Seven Days' time, we will receive a  Consignment of Peaches and other  Fruits for Preserving purposes.  The prices should to you.  $1.00  1.25  2.50  1.00  Peaches, per crate  Plums,        "       "  Bartlett Pears, box  Prunes, per Crate  Tomatoes, per Crate  l.oo  It will pay you to place your order with  us NOW, as the FIRST picking is  always the BE^T.  arnes  _c  J  i��R��j��k��4_Mae_0tt-*ni(*taM>fi J    v  * i-  **��'  r*.'y   1 ���*     ���*  1   ^ I  i" \  II-  #.  ���5'   *  aw*"*'  ( 1   '  THE   PlONEBfc,    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLOTBIA.  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  at Phoenix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States.  G. KAY, Publisher.  ADVERTISING SCALE  Application for Liquor Licence (30dayh) ..$5.00  Application for Transfer of Liccnco  $7,50  Certificate of Improvoiuout ffMdays)        $10.00  Application to Purchnso Idinrl notioos (60 days)   $10.00  Delinquent Co-Ownership notioos 90 days $2.5.00  DrpHcato Cortiflcato of Title notices . .$S.0O  Cards of Thanks -Vl cent*. t  All other legal adverUieinp, 12 emits a line,  single column, for the first ln��orllon; and 8  cents a line for each smhswjnent in��orCion. nonpareil meAsnromenU  Display ads  $1.00 per inch,   single  column,   per month.    Transient  nds.  50c. per inch, per issue.; smbst qnr/nl in  sertions, 85c. per inch.  exception to. In the first place we  don't believe that eightthousandCan-  adian soldiers have lost their lives  as yet in this waj, and further we  brand as very doubtful the Kooten-  aian's statement that eight or ten  thousand Canadian men and women  drink   themselves   to   death   ever}  year-    ^   A   soldier  giving his address as  somewhere in  Belgium^ scores   the  Methodist church in bitter terms for  their  anti-tobacco  campaign.      He  points   out   that   if   the Methodist  Church declines  to *send.*tobacco to  soldiers, why do they not substitute  some other field  comfort.     He has  made dilligent inquiries  among the  soldiers of the artillery and from hN  colonel, and while he has found luxuries sent by all other denominations  as   a   body,   he  has not found anything from the Methodists.  Saturday, Arc. _i, 191-5.  It   is to  be feared   that   another  strike is imminent among the Welsh  coal   miners,   who seem to   be   re.  markably ready at any time  to sell  their   country,   wives   and   children  for less   than  Judas   once   sold   his  gentle Master.    Their soul-inspiring  national      hymn,     "Land     of    My'  Fathers," will require some revision  after-this war, or anybody singing it  will   have   to   pay   an   extravagant  insurance   premium on   his  life,   or  warble it from  the  depths of an ar  mored motorcar.  Isaacs,   "that this country declared  war  at  midnight   on   August  4th.  Well, at  five  o'clock  in   the afternoon, Germany sent out a wireless  to all its radio stations,;.vyhich passed that message on  from one to the  other, and each station in turn sent  out to sea'an alarm covering a radius of something  like  two thousand  miles or more, reading to this effect:  "War declared on England.  Make  as quickly as you  can for a neutral  port."        "   ���'���'   #  "By that message, which occupied but a few minutes, Germany  contrived to save the greatest part  of its mercantile fleet. If it had but  saved one of its big ships, the Vater-  land, or any one of that class, it  would have paid for the whole cost  of these wireless stations, but,",he  concluded, '"we all know it did a  great deal more than that."  The Strathcona Hotel  NELSON, B. C.  Steam Heated Throughout  The Finest Accommodation for  the Travelling Public.  DINING ROOM    SERVICE  UNEXCELLED.  Nine Well-Lighted  Samplerooms.  JAS. MARSHALL^ PROP.  The Goveruor of New York has  ordered the disarmament of the  members of certain Austrian societies at Littlsfalls, who carried rifles  on their parades, and are reported  afterwards to have taken them to  their homes. The U.S. law expressly forbids the carrying of arms by  bodies of men unless they are regularly constituted like the militia.    .  D. J. Matheson  General Agent,  FIRE,    LIFE  AND ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  PHOENIX, B.C.  Phone 12  The Koelnische Voikszeitung, one  of Germany's leading newspapers,  pays a high tribute to the organiz-  ing ability of Earl Kitchener, and  advises the German people to be  careful and on no account to under-  According to the Similkameen  Star, there are three Chinamen  working "a placer claim only three  miles below  the city of Princeton. Ial   PeoP,e    can ,Pr��tcct   themselves  This is the same old story now be-lfrom the depredations of the insane."  ino:   told   and   re-told   for   years   inl     ��� . f' . .'.     ,._  ,1     There   is   a /wide   difference  de" -    *u  meaning in the  Under   the   caption   "Protection  Against   Insanity," the  New   York  World says: "The American people! estimate the'Croops of the new army; I  desire a sane Germany, but if they  cannot have a sa��e Germany they  certainly will not rest content with  a maniac Germany running at large  and trampling down all the rights  and liberties of mankind. We know  of no force that can compel sanity,  but there are forces by which ration-  B.C..'. Ask a_ whitemah why he  dines to try his luck at placer mining and  he will  tell you   there is no  "money   in   it.    Yet year after year  thousands of Chinamen, who if they  wanted could  be working for splendid wages, prefer to work "on their  own" at the job of digging for placer, while   the   whiteman   unable   to  find employment wears out his shoe-  leather   tramping .from   one  end of  the  country   to the   other.      True,  there was a   time when  the Chink  worked   for a   paltry   pittance,   but  that   was  before  the poll   tax  was  imposed    on    Chinese   immigrants,  arid'any Chinaman working a placer  claim,   as they are doing, from one  month   end   to  the   other,, is surely  making  it pay,   else   he   would   be  working at something else.  The Chink is not a fool, but the  same cannot be said of the white-  man, who readily accepts the statement of the yellow miner that  "sometimes he makes two bits,  sometimes six bits, sometimes one  dollar and a half." The Chink was  ever an inveterate liar, and the only  way to find out what he is really  making is to dig in and find out.  English word "cul  ture" and the ^German word "kul  tur." The former of course stands  for refinement, although the origin  of the word is very uncertain. "Ku'-  tur," However, may be defined as  "organized brute efficiency on human lines."  PHOENIX BAKERY  W.WILLIAM8, 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.  OAKE8 MADE TO ORDER AT  MOST REASONABLE RATES  TELEPHONE 53  Let "Sunlight" do the Camp Washing  THERE  is  only   one   soap  that will make  your  big heavy, shirts  and   underwear  as clean and sweet and soft as you like  them���that's " Sunlight"  Strong enough to move the worst of camp  dirt���gentle enough not to hurt a single fabric  Sunlight Soap is absolutely pure-  it's the best all round general purpose,  soap there is.  Sold by all-Grocers.  Sunlight Soap  131  The usual rag' tag and bob tail  scum of creation that follow in the  wake of "the professional meal ticket  "prize-fighter,'" does not appeal to  the police commissioners of Merritt.  They have clamped the lid down  tight on the "sport."   : ���_��_!   It "Freedom shrieked when Kosi-  usko fell," it will have another  chance to shriek now that a scion  of the Hapsburgs is to mount the  throne of the "Fair Land of  Poland."  Shoes that Fit!  .  We make a specialty of Miners'  Shoes; good fit, nice shape, and  nothing but the best of stock .used  SATISPACTION GUARANTEED  . NICK PAL.ORCIA,  Knob Hill Ave.        Phoenix, B*0.  THE KNOB HILL HOTEL  A. O. Johnson, Prop.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Two hundred prematurely born  babies have been found in the sewers of "Toronto the unco guid.''  Now, somebody blame it on the  soldiers and holler "war babies."  Says the Kootenaian: "While we  gasp with horror at the carnage of  eight or ten thousand Canadian soldiers slain on European battle  grounds, we fail to take into consideration the fact that within the  past year more than that oumber  have died in Canada from too much  booze, while the wounds inflicted by  John Barleycorn equal, if not surpass the wounds inflicted upon our  soldiers in Flanders." All of which  statements the Pioneer takes strong  The obsession that the Deity  marches at the head of the German  army, confirmed in the German  mind by the victories in Poland,  is leading her to her doom.  A Cheap Investment  On your Vacation���  ISleliuiJ- Fiahinfi - Motor*  inji-^Driving ��� Shooting  ���-Camping out���there ia  nothing like a plentiful  CfytcUb  .'MADE"IN  CANADA.  At the meeting of Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co., the origin of the  German j:hain of radio-telegraph  stations of which one of the most  important (Togoland) was seized by  the allies early in the war. Godfrey  Isaacs tpid the shareholders thai  the company's world-wide program  had been hampered by German diplomacy, and they had tried unsuccessfully to arrange with the British  government for the right of erecting  high power stations-in British possessions. 'They had asked for no  money, but they were refused all  the same,' even.though they expressed a perfect willingness to hand over  the stations to.the government in  the event of war.       ;  ' Then the?'German government resolved on the building of a wireless  system extending through all the  German colonies. The stations were  erected, and he believed cost them  about $10,000,000.  "You will  renWmber,"  said   Mr.  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, 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 situated. ��� _.��� ' -:- .'���;':  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections.or legal subdivisions of, sections, and3 in unsiir-  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 hot  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  fupnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, such returns should be furnished oit least once  a year.  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.  ���30590.  First-Class Accommodation for Miners  FINKST OF WINK*, UQUOR6 AND OIQAHS IN 8TOOK.  'PHONE 72.*    \ ^ YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED.  UTTOlSn  for garden and farm ore best  for B.C.soil. Sec Catalogue fax  solid. gvLSursaitw of purity  ��� andTgermiiintioxi.  Send now for Copy freo  Sutton 5 Sons.Th* Kind's Soodtmra  R����dinJEn^lnnd  A. J. W �� �� cS w 3rd  V.rcrpriQ     &      Vancoivor  An r<>A ft. 667.Gr��nvilftr8r.  SOLC AQENTX (TAR BRITISH COLUMBIA  The ��5L___��  Phoenix  Pioneer  has for 16 Yeats 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 the district it  is a reliable and trustworthy authority. It's  American subscription list  is one of trie largest in  the Kootenay.  When arriving ih'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.  Published Every  Saturday Morning  j^awwwjwa  nmjmmm&  Send in Your Stationery Orders and  Holiday Printing: to the  Phoenix Pioneer  THE HOME OF  A BUSINESS MAN IS  KNOWN BY THE  QUALITY OF PRINTING HE USES  Our Stock ot Stationery is the Best that can be procured in  Canada, and our Workmanship will meet with your approval  Why Not Hj^ye 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 E-ar&e, None too Small  !__:PH0e:  $2.00 per Year in Advance. $250 per Year to U. S.  VISITING CARDS QA?LI8mB����%) WADE* OBDEi  <M  nam mm&sMms��^  ;5��^S��:K��flfe:t��ft^^^  ffME   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  Office. Up-to-date in every  particular. The hotel of com-  fo^ from the  garage.    .\    Sample Rooms  Concentrates  O. D. Bush, Prop.  Phoenix, B,G.  Everything in Men's Wear  Clothing:  Underwear  Shirts  Shoes i  Hats  Caps, etc.  Thos. Brown  "Everything1 a Man  Wears"  Should come from healthy and vigorous Stock, .  handled in a. CLEAN LY AND SAN ITARY  manner    Separated Cream  insures purity and  quality." The Dairy produces both.  THE DAIRY        J. W. Hannam, Prop.  SMOKED  The increase in our "Smoked Meat Business during the  last month or two has been . very gratifying to us, and  it proves that the public1 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.  ________  I  German mines are/being1 washed  ashore on the coast of Wales.  Merritt ladies have formed a  branch of the-Canadian Red Cross  society. ':'/���.��� />,  Henry James, the famous American author, has recently' taken out  naturalization papers and become  a British subject.  August Orbolpb, an "alleged German spy, was arrested last week in  the act of sketching lighthouses and  military reservations in Florida.  Orders placed in Canada by the  Imperial government for war supplies, executed or under execution,  now amount to the enormous sum  of $230,000,000.  Answering a question recently in  the House of Commons, the Foreign  Secretary admitted that he was  aware that .two officers and a seaman of the merchant marine together with a lieutenant and three sailors of' the British navy, were held  for ransom by Moorish tribesmen.  Lloyd-George, minister of munitions, announces that 345 establishments have been declared "controlled establishments" under the Munitions of War Act. As a result the  profits of employers are limited. Any  excess over such a limit becomes  payable to the national exchequer.  The final game of the Dominion  Football Association was pulled off  last week on the stadium of the  University of Toronto. The winners were the Winnipeg Scottish,  who defeated the Lancashires of  Toronto by a score of 6 to 1, winning for them the championship of  the Dominion.  Twenty-five members of the crew  of    the   interned    German    cruiser,  Berlin, have  made   an  unsuccessful  attempt to escape  from Trondhjem.  They were   observed   by .the guard  and recaptured.     All  were  supplied  with   bundles   of  civilian   clothing,  together with mouefy and knives. -A  few were drowned.  The   power  of, the   Italian  guns,  which  resemble  the  famous 75s of  the-French army, as well as  the accuracy of their shooting, has proved  a. startling revelation to the Austro-  German armies.     It is reported that  on several   occasions, thsir  artillery  was so   effective,   that  it   destroyed  the cupulos of forts as  easily as the  German ordnance before L.iege.  -    News has   recently   been  received  from   the   isolated   islanders   of Pitl  cairn in the   Pacific.     A  letter from  Boundary District of British Columbia  RICH   IN   MINERAL,   AGRICULTURAL AND   LUMBERING  POSSIBILITIES���  A7MOST PROMISING FIELD FOR THE INVESTOR.  Probably no district in the Dominion of Canada possesses so great an array of  potentialities as the above.   The mountains throughout its entire length and breadth,  are almost without exception mineraliferous, 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 these days  of industrial depression and shrinkage of gold reserves, ft is in this district where 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, and  surrounding it for miles on all sides, are acres of crown-granted mineral claims, all  awaiting-the advent of the investor. The title deeds to these properties, thanks to a  beneficent series of mining Jaws,_ ar,e 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 FfiUIT-GROWING CENTRE  The possibilities of the Boundary  as  an  agricultural and fruit-growing centre  are also worthy of investigation, and  a visit  to  some   of  its   spendidly equipped orchards will prove a revelation to the stranger.      The highways throughout the Boundary makes this section of the province-the motorists paradise, millions having been  spent on, the construction of government roads. ^  '    _", No locality" is  better served -with  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. v  I.O. OR,  Snowshoe _oc_e|  No. *6  Meets   every   Monday   Evening:   at|  Oddfellows' Hall.     Visiting bret  cordially invited.  g   at  ihren I  Vletar Records  ,   .     . ,      ,   ,      ,    .     Our fiall is for rent for dances, social  the   magistrate of the island thank- j evenings, etc.  Grfeat Northern Railway Lines  ���M���������iMB������_���_���_��������������Wi���_��������������������������-    ~  Advance Announcement Excursion Rates To  Panama Fair���Return Fare, First Class,  Bearing Limit, 30 Days,  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 yon. The  next time that you   want  any Billheads, Letterheads, Envelopes, Statements, Circulars,  Cards, Dodg-io���in fact, anything in PRINTING, phone 14  and we will  show y ou  samples : : :  THE PIONEER  PS  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.  ing the . kindly-disposed people of  San Francisco for gifts of various  kinds, has been published. Seventy-  two parcels of clothing-, school  books, etc., were left on the island  by Captain Kerbys'on of the British  ship Clackmananshire.  The German government are experimenting with a so-called invisible aeroplane. At three thousand  feet it is practically invisible, and at  6000 feet it cannot be seen with the  naked eye. A material called cellon  is used instead of canvas. It is  transparent, does not splinter, it is  pliable, tough like rubber and neither inflamable or affected by petrol.  It is also used on German aiitos for  wind shields.  The British army is shortly to dis  continue the use of the Indian puttee, which has been the distinguishing leg-wear of the British soldier  for many years. The decision was  arrived at as a result of last winter's  campaign in Flanders, when it was  found that the cloth puttee was little or no protection against mud  or water, the men suffeiing, not  from frost bite, but benumbed feet  and legs. The Russian boot is to  be substituted.  Timber cruisers recently returned  from an examination of the Elk,  White, Salmon and Gold rivers, report coming across a stand of one  hundred thousand acres of unalienated crown timber, containing on  an 'average about fifteen thousand  feet to the acre, representing a total  of one and a half billioo feet. The  timber is readily accessible and  grades exist that make it possible  to bring logs across the island from  Nootka to. Salmon river, crossing  the surveys of the Canadian Pacific  and Canadian Northern railways.  Adam Bloom field, Noble Grand,  Thos. Lloyd, Fin. Secy.  . Mark Rukin, Rec. Secy.  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodjge No. 17 ,  Meets in the Oddfellows' Hall,  First and Third Wednesdays.  Mrs. Christine Elmgren, Noble Grand.  Mrs. Amy A. Cook, Secretary. *  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28  Phoenix,  B. C.  Meets Tuesday Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning . brothers cordially welcomed.  Chas. Davidson, C. C.  C. H. Knight, K. ofR.S.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Moots In Pythian Hall, Lower Town  Second and-Fourlh Thursdays.  Mrs. Win. Wills,  M.E.C.  Mrs. IT. Tilton.  M.R.C.  FRATERNAL  ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  INleets in the Oddfellows' Hall, Friday  Evenings, at 8 p.m.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  KlCHAKD Br.UNDELI., "W. P.  T. It. Clakke, W. Secy.  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.     Phone A56.  James G. McKeown  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"  ���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 you.  E. A. Black, Jeweler  Agent for Victor Phonographs and Records  Don'! merely smother your cougli  mr^mmmmmmammmmimmmmaamnmmmm  ntfTflTkl"!    1~ Mathieu's Svrup of  Tar'and Cod Liver Oil not only  1   1 lift _      8 �� promptly arrests coughing, but thanks to its tonic and  V<U&�������'   * * strengthening properties il helps the system to throw off  the cold and thus effects a permanent cure.    It istthis quality which has won for  it the largest sale of any cough and cold remedy in Canada.  jfc. large bottles, everyitviere.  _&.��>  W~.v  k'Ae-  If your coM Is frvrrbih Mathlnu'ft Nervinn rowitc", tho���won.lrrful liriul.v-.he enrt, WIS  pmnu'tlr iliivwl the f��v��r ��'>'' <*"�� tho palu from bc?<L lack ami llmln. . Vox of 11  Powilen. 35c.  ..'V  '���' C  ?!  t  ,     &  'it.  &  -iS  Kit  * i .  ;i    ������������  i  <.T.  Hi'  T $ P  a. U��t>1 ���  v ^^i _  iV J*U^  .  'W**��gTa��wiwara<ai��B^^  ��/,-  ^*7-;rC'  :��fe;  ' &#f V  > ssS'f' *  s iS_%f^  "��- �����������'  ��'i��f&/'  S'sBLBftt'i'  'If  Y';X  V'-  W'fe  T*"  _1jT 461  ���*'  .'iffi'  ���t  h is*'"  I?"   ���*  Ii1. l r J  kj Mr  \im>  F  p,*  J'  l!--}  I    -  p\  \,m  1*  ILi�� ��-  *>'  tt  &$w*  K %4i  wMst  KJkw  i��m$k    <  EBJKf,   .  II'/''  |��  IK  ffi'       "'  %i  ��� V3<         '���  T^    ,      '  I-'  6 I  r ���  v.'  p'  *i  '5  II  H {  ft*  1  S_r*i  THE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX'.   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  The  Queen's Hotel  Our Diningroom Service Will  Meet With Your Approval.  I Solicit Your Patronage.  TOM F. OXLEY  PROP,  The Lake Studio  OF GRAND FORKS--PHCENIX BRANCH  Will be Here on  August 29th, 1915  BROOKLYN AVE.    (Next door to Pioneer Office)  1 '  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. 29th to 31st inclusive,  and from Sept. 10th to 12th inclusive.  Moving Pictures  MINERS' UNION OPERA HOUSE  SATURDAY, AUG.  21,'15  it;  Papa's Darling** (Imp)���one reel,  "Ari&nated Weekly"  il A Holt   111 f?f        A Drama of Intrigue and" Adventure���  ^Vlldll  OOl I,    -"(Eclair)���la Three Parts, .'*-  THE JOKER  "Cruel, Cruel World'-(^iversai).  ADULTS, 15c;    CHILDREN, 5c,  Safeguard Your food  ny Always Umlng  CR E AM  Made from Pure Grape  Gream of Tariar  Its purity, wholesomeness and  superior leavening qualities  are never questioned.  NO ALUM-  NO   LIME   PHOSPHATE  tmrtAJF^Lf* .�� powcrful astringent  wltfe  very  and pir_1��;lly ��" suMlclc���� quantity, ft ts ������������  ��^ - ���  ^otfoQ that all advertisements  of the eheap baking powder  wnooal ihe presence of altimj  ���-**--���   -      ��*md ihe lafoel. ���.'.���*���  Mrs, Bagley and daughter left the  city on Monday for Vancouver.  Mrs.   Endawl is  speeding" a few  days with friends in Spokane.  Mrs. Wm. Irwin and children left  Thursday for a visit to relatives at  Shuswap.  Mrs. D. J. Matheson and boys returned to town on, Saturday from- a  vacation trip to Victoria.  Mrs.   A. .McDonald   returned on  Saturday    from   a   week's  visit   to  I Priest Lake, Idaho.  j Born���At Phoenix, on Saturday)  August 14th, to Mr. and Mrs. T.  Turano, a daughter.  - Miss Lily Oliver left on Thursday  morning for the home of her parents  at Crawford Bay, near- Nelson.  The brothers R. and A. Elmgreen  left Monday to spend a vacation  near Spokane.  Mrs. Wm. Delahay returned on  Wednesday, from a visit to Mrs.  Walters of Danville, Wash.  Mrs. A. Hilliar, and son, with  Mrs. Wm. Jackson and children, ail  returned to town on Tuesday from a  visit to relatives in Grand Forks.  Mr. and Mrs. Jas. S. Leslie left  on Thursday for a two weeks' vacation trip, including visits to Spokane,  Moscow, Idaho, and coast points.  Jas.. Dermody and Sherman Carson were successful-in passing the  examination for the high school.  The four others who entered were  plucked.  A slight earthquake shock was  felt at Grand Forks on Tuesday last  at 6 o'clock a.m. Houses, generally, were shaken, the tremor lasting  several seconds. ���  Dan McKinnon and son Bob,  spent the past week in the wilds  above Westbridge. The back to nature stunt appears to have agreed  with Daniel.  Jas. Hughes of the local bank  staff returned on Monday from his  vacation'trip, which he spent principally on Vancouver Island. While  away he managed to acquire a lovely seaside complexion.  Mrs. O. D; Bush, of Phoenix,  and" Mrs. J. Bush and daughters of  Midway, are camping for a few days  on the shores of.Christina lake. Mrs.  Coutts, of Grand Forks, 'is also, one  of the party.  The two ladies from Greenwood,  who were in town, on Thursday,  selling bouquets. for the benefit of  the Red Cross society, have requested the Pioneer to express their  thanks for the many-courtesies re-  ceived.    - -        ���  Mrs. Chas. McKay,'who has been  visiting here for some weeks with  her mother and sister, Mrs. W.  Murray and Mrs. McElroy, respectively, left on Wednesday for her  home in California.  Articles Most Needed  Lieut. (Miss) Joan Arnoldi,  head  of the Field Comforts Commission,  who at present is touring the country explaining the working of the  commission,   says that the" articles  most  needed ^by  the soldiers  are:  Socks, scarfs,   half gloves, colored  handkerchiefs,   hot  water   bottles,  body  belts,   shoe  laces,  toilet and  shaving  soap,   tooth .powder, lead  pencils, insect powder, malted milk,  bovril, curry powder, hard candies,  matches,  money for cocoa, tobacco  and  more   tobacco  and   still  more  tobacco.    It is preferable that money be sent for  cocoa,  as the English product is put up in little packages.    Curry powder is also prized,  as it makes many a dish palatable  that would otherwise not be too inviting.    The organization is so complete  that  out of one shipment of  several thousands, only one parcel  is known to have gone astray.   The  permanent address "of the commission is Moore Barracks, Shorncliffe,  England,   and   the  winter shipping  address, will be care  of Hector Mc-  Innes, Esq., Red Cross Warehouse,  GRAFANOLAS  $20 to $200  All the very Latest Song Hits always on Hand  PHOENIX, B. C.  Halifax, N.S.  Anyox, A Winner  With practically every employee  of the Granby mine and smelter at  Anyox pledging himself to give one  day's pay per month for purposes of  war relief, the men of that far northern mining town have raised a fund  of $3207 in the month of July alone,  and expect that this splendid mark  will be maintained throughout the  duration of the war.  Out of the first month's subscriptions, a sum of $1000 has been forwarded to R. V. Winch for the purchase of a machine gun, and the  balance will be distributed between  the Red Cross relief and other societies for the comfort of the men on  the firing line. A special committee  has been appointed, known as the  Anyox-war relief fund committee, of  whom Miles Maclnnis is chairman,  Charles Wing, secretary, and J. W.  Lee, treasurer. . *��� ��� . , - ;  ��� The, progress of the war is eagerly  followed by the inhabitants of/Anyox, who were among the earliest  subscribers to the Vancouver Province Tobacco Fund, and who  have  Two houses on New York Town-  site for rent or sale; one six-roomed  house on Brooklyn avenue for sale.  Apply, G. W. McAiiliffe.  Furnished house for sale; chicken  coop and root cellar. Can be had  for $250 cash.    Apply J. Bellis.      -  For Sale���The well-known Cottage rooming house; the building is  well furnished, and will be sold very  cheap. See me as Jo terms.���M. FT.  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 jCigar store, or the  Phoenix stage. Carl Adeneur, Greenwood.       -   -  WOOD  First-class" Fir and T&m-  ���ar,ac Wood, $6.96 per cord  Pine Wood, ^$5.00 per c&rd.  Fir.Tamarac, and double !cut,  . per cord, $7.00. i  '1  WOOD  DELIVERED  ON   SHORT  NOTIOE. 'Phono B 32    I  Robt. Forshaw  Copper Market  Commenting on the outlook for  copper, the Boston Commercial-describes it as "dull and weak." Lake  is 18 to 19 cents, and electrolytic is  17^ to 18 cents a pound. Prices  ate being offered on the London  metal exchange by people' who have  little or no copper" to sell, and who  must soon make large purchases.'  Even now the. number of enquiries  for copper from foreign consumers  is increasing. Notwithstanding'this  very apparent rigging of the market  in favor of the buyer, it has caused  some selling pressure to* develop  here during the past week. -Producers as a rule," however, have  now organized a systematic war- re-l every confidence in the futue of the  lief fund of their own.   The fact that j metal   market and  are  disposed to  MILK AND CREAM  The rich quality of our Millc^nd  Cream is gaining new patrons  "for lis daily. .We,solicit a riial.  Delivery made-to any paVt of; the  city,     Mail .us a. card.  The PHOENIX DAIRY  W. A. McKay & Sons, Prop��.   *  Church Services  ices J  the fund has.been a monthly one en  sures that it will be a steady source  of comforts for the soldiers and their  dependents.  There will likely be trouble in  many local homes next Monday.  School re-opens for the winter term  on that eventful date. Incipient mutinies and sndden attacks of sickness  may be looked for.  - (The next function contemplated  by the Woman's Patriotic Society,  will be a bazaar ori or about November 30th. The ladies would like  all tho.se desiring to contribute work  to send in their names.  Jos. Darraugh and C. P. Sjolan-  lander spent a few days'up the west  fork of the JKettle River recently.  That the fish got the worst of it  is certified to by a few of Joe's  friends, including half the staf? of  the Pioneer.  We are requested to announce"  thai the proceeds of the forthcoming  patriotic dance will be devoted to  the funds of the No. 5 B.C. Base]  Hospital, now awaiting orders at  Victoria to leave for the front. The  dance is in lieu of the suggested  tag day.    Be sure and be there.  The unruly behaviour of many  children attending the motion picture  shows, has been the cause of many  indignant complaints from patrons,  and as a consequence the management are now considering the advisability of either raising the price  of admission for children or excluding them altogether. It certainly  is about lime one or the other scheme  was adopted.  The formation of a home guard  in Phoenix has been under discussion by certain persons, and with a  view to seeing for themselves how  the scheme worked, a number of  local citizens motored to Greenwood  and witnessed the drill of the home  guard there. The visitors were all  most favorably impressed with what'  they saw, and it was hard for them  to believe that the instruction had  only been going on for about three  weeks. Mr. Lakeland, late of the  Imperial army is the drill instructor,  and very capable "One too. I  Bide a' Wee, Lassie  Among the nine applications for  divorce fyled at Ottawa, is one petition from the wife  of a Winnipeg  officer at the front.    The latter has  evidently been cited, for he has addressed a  letter to  the  authorities  asking them not to hear the petition  until the war is over, and he adds:  "In all probability there will be no  necessity theb for going on with ihe  case."    At the time of writing he  was   just   about   to   go   into .-the  trenches.  "Song of Hate"  9 Ernest... Lessauer, the author of  the "Song of Hate," has written  the Berlin Taggeblatt, deprecating  the inclusion of the poem in the  German school books. "The Song  of Hate," he writes, "was penned  as a result of a passionate impulse  during the first week of the war  when Great Britain entered the conflict.*'-;  Wrong Use of War Stamp  War stamps must not be used for  the full postage on a letter. The  special stamp is simply an extra,  and on no account must he used  otherwise. Letters and postcards  stamped entirely with war stamps  are being sent to the Dead Letter  Office.    ���   ��� -^ ������-  Th$ Everlasting Topic  "sit tight" and await the inevitable  resumption of buying by consumers.  Reports from  Lake Superior district and from refining centres state  that a small surplus of copper is beginning to  accumulate,  and a condition   appears   to  have  developed  that  may  prevent  an ~ appreciable  advance in the price until late in the  year.     Briefly,   the increase, in the  production to full volume has been  reached already, while the manufacturing  capacity required  to convert  all   this  copper  into   munitions   of  war probably will not be completed  and in  operation before October or  November.    It is also quite possible, therefore, that there may be a  tendency for copper to' accumulate  in the hands of the producers during,  the coming month or two.  St. Andrew's Church (Presbyterian)���Service, Sunday, August 22nd,  at "11.00 a.m.; Sunday, school'-at 2.  Alllwelcome.    Rev. J. R. Munro.  St.'.John's Church���Tomorrow,  Sunday, -August 22nd:> Evening  Prayer at 7.30 p.m.- Sunday school  at 3 o'clock.;- Rev:- Rr. D;-Porter.  The stated services at the Church  of Our Lady of Good Counsel are as  follows���First and third Sundays in  the month: Mass at 10 a.m.^ISunday school at 2.30>.p'.ni.; Evening  service at 7.30. Rev. Father Dom.  Dorval. "  No. 7  LAND REGISTRY ACT  ";.;���.'       ; - (Section 24)  In the matter of an application for duplicate Certificate of Title No. 13097a  issued to Ida B. Parry, covering North  West J of. Section 5, and N.E.  k of  Section 6^ Township 66, Similkameen  ���Division, Yale District.     -  NOTICE is nereby given that it is my  intention   at    the    expiration   of  one  month from the date of first publication  hereof, to issue a duplicate Certificate  of Title covering the; abov e lands to Ida  B. Parry, unless in the meantime I shall  receive valid objection thereto in writing.  Dated at the Land Registry Office,  Kamloops, B.C., this 5th day of Aug:  ust, 1915.  C. H. DUNBAR, District Registrar.  According to Foster's latest  weather forecast, which of late  has been unusually accurate, the  present spell of fine weather is to  continue until Monday or Tuesday  next, when we are to be treated to  a cool wave, accompanied by heavy  rains and high winds. I  NOT ENOUGH CHILDREN  ever receive the proper balance of food  to sufficiently nourish both body and  brain during the growing period when  nature's, demands are greater than in  mature life. This is shown in so many  pale faces, lean bodies, frequent colds,  and lack of ambition.  For all such children we say with  unmistakable earnestness: They need  ^Scott's Emulsion, and need it now. It.  possesses in concentrated form the very  food elements to enrich their blood. It  changes weakness to strength; it makes  them sturdy and strong and active.-  Scott & Bowne, Toronto, Oni.  The American Oliver Typewriter  turns out more work���of "better  quality and greater variety-1���than  any other writing machine. * Simplicity! strength, ease of operation  and visibility are the corner-stones  of its towering supremacy in  ."  Correspondence  Oard-lndex Work  Tabulated Reports  Follow~ufe> Systems,  Manifbldinff-Service  Addressing Envelopes  Working on Ruled Forms  Cutting Mimeograph Stencils  The Balance Shift  The Ruling Device     ,  The Automatic Spacer  The Automatic Tabulator  The Disappearing Indicator  The Adjustable Paper-Fingers  Scientific Condensed Keyboard  Can you spend 17 Cents a pay to  better advantage than'in the purchase of this wonderful machine ?  For further information call or write  Q. KAY, Agent, Phoenix  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders."   Phone A56.  James G. McKeown  "Rough ��n RatS" clears out  Rats, Mice, etc. Don't Die in the  House. 15c. and 25c, at Drug and  Country Stores.  I  '$���  mml  ^7,^vlVtf;^'.t^^;w^  Sffe  !^��-^T^_t!TOy���� sff f IS*/ ���T*/^',\-��:  ���flr*-.!eTjT!  *r fcw t ^��*k w tx s* tf-'JWVf ���* w^frwwwff.WfrgfVj ���

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