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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Dec 4, 1915

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Array mmaa^,^mgm  -.. ���������..V.-Tv^Wfei?*  '1 ":��� ���. ..:'r":"''"';'v^  Pelted to the ,^ef.sts of thg BpUndary Mining Disf^  MILLION DOLLARS  PAID SHAREHOLDERS  PHOENix,' a^SAttiRDAYi DEC.  The  Phoenix .PionbbK'J;; ll  published   in   the  bijjirh*  municipality  in   Canac  altitude, 4,800 ft. ��� The ei  has a population Of l,t  and    possesses ��� flrs'tTel~r  ; hotels, opera house, school*  Oddfellows' Dedicate  Hall  Six Mines Distribute Over Thir-  ���|. .  teen Million Since Beginning  ������'].���.        of Operations.  Dividends paid by tbe   Kootenay-  Bprindary mines during the year   to  datjjj shows that $1,095,336 has been  distributed    among     their     share  holders.    .These mines   which   paid  dividends during the year have paid  outf a total of $13,162,187 since tbey  began operations.    The list of mines  with payment for the year and  lotal  amounts.paid follows:  Consolidated $ 384,264 $ 2,174,985  Granby 222,472     5,438,462  He-ley 180,000     1,703,520  Leffcoi,'No.'2-.   59,600     1,625,220  Standard 250,000     1,800,000  RamblYCariboo 35,000    .   420,000  Interesting, instructive and impressive, to say the least, was ,the  concensus of opinion that prevailed  among the friends* of Snowshoe  Lodge, No. 46, who witnessed the  dedication of the I. O. O. F. hall in  Phoenix Monday evening.  Thirty-eight lodgemen, accompanied by wives, families and sweethearts, arrived early in the evening  on a special train from Grand Forks,  and Greenwood lodge also had a  number of members present.  To'Mr. P. VV. Dempster, the  grand master of the order in British  Columbia, fell the pleasing duty of  declaring this costly and imposing  edifice, erected one year ago at a  cost of $10,000, dedicated to Odd-  fellowship.  Short and appropriate addresses  on the work of the order were given  by Grand Master Dempster and  Deputy    Grand     Master     Barnes,  Christmas   approaches.    What   are   you  buying for the lad over sea?   You, you who  will listen to an aria while he hears the screech  of cased  Hell that rends limbs of  comrade  apart and salts the land of a tyrant with his  bones?  What/ll it be, tobacco or thanks?   You  weigh the Question while Heaven weeps and  Hell yawns for the miserable soul of the tightwad���-a soul so small,[hard and  flinty that  placed in the shell of a mustard seed it would  rattle like buckshot in a tin wash boiler.  ., Saturday evening a smoker was  Held in the Phoenix Miners' Union  hall in aid of a member afflicted with  the White plague.  Songs,   recitations   and    musical  selections   were   rendered    by    the  membership and   local   talent.     An  outstanding, feature on the program  was the dancing of Mjessrs, Matheson   arid   Munro   to   the  piping   of  President 7Smith.    The   singing   of  an original song by the composers,  Messrs.   Egeniand   Feever,   elicteel  many favorable comments.  ' .Approximately $50 was raised.  WAR LOAN SUBSCRIBED  DOUBLE IN 8 HOURS;  First Loan Issued m Canada II  A Weil-Made Silver Bullet in ;  Hide of Prussian Militarism. - 7  RECRUITING BEGINS FOR  CANADIAN BANTAM REGT  [jjThink deeply and often. God  .has.-'put some good in'you and you  may find it and bring it out  ���f.          .....oi.-.i        jjurues,  I Total,  $1,095,336 $13,162,187  after ,vhich proceedings   terminated  k ���'.'���.' that  members  B. C. Copper Co.  According to an official statement  the B. C. Copper Co.  is1   outputting  at|he rate "of 350,000 lbs. of blister  copper monthly,   with   its   smelter  working    at     one-third     capacity.  Th'ere are. 150.men employed in  the  v srhelter and the different mines,  but  tt^S probable that the force  will be  increased and production augmented  in,the next few months.    The "'coin-  pahy is planning betterments to cost  ndt less than $1,000,000,   including  a_00-ton daily capacity   concent rate?, at  or   near. Copper   mountain,  aOd   a   power   plant  at    Princeton.  D��lay in beginning' construction has  btjen caused by lack   of  transportation, but" it "has   been   officially   an-  n&inced that   if  the   Kettle   Valley  railway is not extended from Princeton to-Copper mountain the  mining  company will build an   aerial   tram,  9 rriiles long-, to transport   the   our  and friends might  partake of a bountiful repast prepared by the ladies.  Later   the   strains   of    Ironsides'  orchestra   proclaimed   that   Terpsi  chore,   the   muse    presiding    over  dancing would   hold   sway   for   the  remaining  hours.    It   is   estimated  that   fifty' couples     tripped     their  Trilbies in  the   light   fantastic   that  ended in the small hours of morning  The Long and Short Is That "Shorts" Who "Waited Long" Get  Their Chance-���Secure Coveted Opportunity.  Dr. Dickson for Coast  .   Dr- W- A Ritchie has taken over  |,the medical practice in  Phoenix  of  .     , .... .     I)r-Picksoa; who  has   decided   to  Authority has been given -by 'the! Bantams is   the   fW ���       L    pursue his Profession at Anyox     B  -ilitia department for the formation   dbmil   of i^    tTidea  h   ^ '     ^   ^^   durtn*   *���  of  the   British   Columbia   Bantams I be.n ��..������r* .!?.7., ^  haS years'  and   a   half  Curlers Draw for Rinks  Following is the result of the  drawing for rinks that took .place  on Wednesday evening. The first  local match* o�� the   season   will   be  McCammon .Bowers  Perkins       Ritchie  McDonald   Fuller  I Millor Leslie  K.     r -��       ��� .       .'��� ......   I Carson Barnes  ptlt Of Its proposed   mill  to    the     rail- I HarbiiiMm    G. Woir  Way. Gofldca W.Cook  ~    ' ^ Lindsay        McElroy  Prcndorg-'st McWIui  Ion0-   Evans Kills  **    Binor Knight  Bugh "White  Morrin Stafford McLennan      T. Oxley  Strutasol Tiltori McQueen    McGihbons  Campbell McDonald Nelson C. Clark  Kay Hiirman McDonld D. McDon'ld  and recruiting has been commenced,  application for enrolment now being  received by W. J. Cox, 1218 Lang-  ley street, Victoria.  The organization ofthe Bantams  j will fill a long-felt want' in British  Columbia, and gives the smaller  man, who, despite the faGt that he  does not tower among his fellows is  also a first-class fighting man, the  opportunity for which he has waited.  The battalions which have been  formed have held that fi.v.e feet and  four inches are the requisite measurements to enable a man to serve his  king: and country in their ranks' acid  tvvo  residence  spent  been successfully carried out in thejhere, proved to be a  most  progres-  mother country where some   of  the'-' '^'-  finest regiments of the line are com 1  posed ofthe bantams, and the new  British Columbia regiment will be  no exception to this record.  It is expected that the name of  the new unit will be announced  within a few days, and that the  battalion will be quickly filled up;  therefore, those who are anxious to,  find a place in the ranks of the uoit  should lose no time in communicat  ing-with Mr.   Cox,    who  Canada's first attempt to   raise   a  domestic war loan, has been crowned  with complete  success. .-Owing   to  the united efforts   of all   classes   of  [ the community and   the' hearty' cooperation   of the   press;   the  $50,-  000,000  asked- for  has  been   subscribed more than twice over.    The  exact details as   to   the   amount   of  subscriptions   were    not    availeble  when the list was closed at 3 o'clock-  Tuesday, but the minister of finance  was in a position to   state  that  the  subscription.will exceed   the   $100,-  ���  000,000 mark  probably   by* several  millions.     He     declined     to     say:;  whether or not all, the   money  sub-7i  scribed would be  accepted   as   was 7  done by the Australian   government  when its domestic loan was  largely  over  subscribed.     Several   applica-  sive citizen.    The good wisfies^f ^ [ tions were made by^enix^ople  host of friends are extended to him. I for participation in the loan. '  Strict attention  to  business'and   a  keen interest in healthy   sports   has  won for- Dr. Ritehie the favor  of a  clientage    of   a   community     most  exacting.  i  _���*.   Curlers Show Enthusiasm  rGreat interest is being manifested!  locally to the approaching  bonspiel,  I A-   -*        '     > ��   J  The heavy snowfall ...is bringing  the deer down from the hills.  Cougar and lynx tracks are also reported.     ������":  Granby Ship>n^^  The   foil  shipping  played Monday next:  n....B auu country in ineir ranks' and It; a tew days. * ,\'W!/-^5-ltlie niimloer now signifying their  in.  -Tkip, Vice Second       First   " ���-Wy^_n^hose*heart-hM ^ wVU  :ter MJoi?w  *��th loyalty and who has been keen I signified their intention   of  ioinine-Lo   ;������^     u.c���     ., ���      ',   .  Oon't rest now; you have  a  one coming to you.  Hi 1 liar  W. MoKny  O. Johnson  Fredericks  McEachcrn     Christio I  Nelson Morrison j  Walkc  ITugrlic  Gibson  Ultindull I  With loyalty and who has been keen   signified their   intention   of joining  be   increased     before     this     date  to "do his bit." has   been   precluded   the ranks of the bantams, and  it  is Ju'dg--ip"g-   from   town 'talk,   the   at  by reason of the fact that he did not   expected that the battalion   will   be|tendaoce this oighi  should   far  ex.  forshaw Jiiack ,       , .;~;to     i,.;���u       tl.   quickly   recruited    to   full   strength. |   ' ���i'^i      ��� ���'-; ���'.''        L   -- ������'���'��� _, 'J  Ingram Oxley   reacn   tne     requisite     neig-tit.      J he   ^ J.      . . y    ^iceed the number who journeyed   to  H-   J ��T   ,       ��� . .  . ���  a^   .       . ���      r, ��- /Where it will be-trained has not yet] ������'������������  Sf�� R MoD���ai��[  British Columbia   Bantams   offer   a   faeen dec;ded< but the probability   ;s/witness   a   game   of .golf ' between  Rogers irooA-or I Place to him. I that it will make its headquarters atl wee    Wul/i'e    McPherson,     o'    Tuf.  M'amsloy    MeKinnon I   ; Although,  the   British     Columbia ' Vancouver or Victoria. -   - fersonfield,    and   wee!   XVullie     Afc  'csl  ...  IGregor,    o'' Craignoloch/    for    tiva  I    Cannot Reduce Postage    /postoffice, London,  Eng-.,   but   thislpdun' thra an'   sax   against .a   wee  I  .  /does  not  Jn  nnv  wa\r   ztPFa^t.   i-l.**     ~n.~ I hnt-t-U  CHRISTMAS  COOKING  ��� YOUR CHRISTMAS COOKING is something of great  importance. You will wish everything td taste just so;  In order to do this you must have the choicest of material.  Our constant aim is your satisfaction; and bearing this  in mind we have just unloaded a car of Groceries. Included  in the car is������  Choicest Sun Maid Seeded Raisins, Victoria  - Cross Currants, and Sultan Raisins.  Choice Figs and Dates, suitable for Fruit  Cakes, or table use.  Shelled Walnuts and Almonds.  Maple Butter, the new filling for Cakes.  Crisco, the very adaptable shorting.  Gelatine Knox's and Coxe's.  Kelly's and Wet hey's Mince Meat.  Marasquin Cherries, Lemon, Orange and  Citron. f*eel.  Almond Paste for fillings.  Our Stock of Icings is very large.  Plain Almond, Lemon, Orange, Chocolate,  Maple, Walnut, Rose, Pink, Vanilla,  Strawberry, Maple.  Extracts In the following flavors���-Vanilla,  Lemon,- Strawberry, Raspberry, Pineapple, Almond, Peppermint, Pistachio,  Cochineal, Rose, Ginger, Sasparilla,  Peach, Blackberry, Cinnamon, Maple;  also Red, Green and Lemon Coloring.  Schepp's Cocoanut, in Packages and bulk.  Our Spices are of the Purest Brands, including the celebrated Empress.  In fact, our stock is so complete that it is hardly possible  to start cake, or pastry, and have to stop on account of  material. We especially recommend Gold Drop Flour for  pastry.  jp.S.���Fancy Jap. Oranges, $1.00 Box  Fleischman's Yeast, Fresh today, 3 for- 10c.  ��ran  niDson  9 & ilJ  Pr. one 9 and 5  The post office department is in  receipt of applications to .have  parcels addressed to soldiers in  France sent free or at reduced rates  of postage, there evidently being an  impression that the department has  control of these rates and  could'do  ���y. ���  as it wished, but this.is  not   so, .as  the question of postage is fixed by  international agreement, so that it  is not within the power of the Canadian post office department to undertake to carry the parcels free or  at a reduced rate of postage.  Under international law provision is  made for tbe free transmission of  parcels for prisoners of war, but this  privilege does not extend to parcels  for troops engaged in active service,  nor is it within the power of the  department to so extend it.  The rate of postage required on  parcels addressed to the troops depends upon... the location . of the  addressee. If.the addresse is in  England, the .rate-on parcels for  England applies, which is 12 cents  per pound; while., it .he is in" France,  the parcels are subject to the rates  applicable to' parcels for France,  which are as follows:  One lb., 32 c.; 2 lbs., 40c; 3 lbs.,  48c.; 4 lbs., 64c; 5 lbs., 72c; 6  lbs., 80c; 7 lbs., SSc.; 8 lbs.,SI.02;  9 lbs., $1.10; 10 lbs., $1.18; 11 lbs.,  $1.26.  These are exactly the same  charges which existed for years between Canada, England and France  before tbe war, and are the result  of an agreement or convention made  between these countries and Canada,  and as these countries have not  agreed to lower their rates between  England and France, Canada has to  pay to them the same rales as before the war and   must   chary :   ihe  does not in any way affect the   rate (bottle o' Highland dew.  of postagfe   which   depends   entirely  anuary. .,. . .;; .7  JFebtuacy,, .-i. ...  March   ,   April   May  ........ . .  June...........  joiy.........:..  August.   September  _,   October. .........'.'.'. .   96.43C  November.    82,187  Total    .....940,311  7'K42;il^:.'  .. 69,941  ..  85,362:-  ..100/693  . W3,O04  iorkos8'  103,062  93,245~  upon the location of the   addressee.   ��.   We Would Like to See  Our hockey team beat Greenwood  this year.  A =more even tempered  man ' than  Ne1s Lemieux.  . The color of a little back subscription money.  Batt Bowen don the kilts at the  coming bonspiel.  Tom Oxley grow thin to see what  he would look like.  ' A damper in the flue of the man  who snores all night.  A fight between an English bulldog and a German dashund.  The town like Phoenix that can  boast of being without a Chink.  Any better display of Christmas  gooils than are to be found at  Black's.  The smile on the phiz of the  bowlers winnins prizes this week at  Bobbie Taylor's alleys.  The moving picture theatre run a  booster slide for the Citizens of  Canada Tobacco fund. j  Business   men   of   Phoenix    takej  liberal Christmas advertising   space  in the. Pioneer this year. '  The gink who can relieve you of  $7.50 more easily and .,make you  feel twice as happy afterwards than  VV. X. Perkins, of the curling club.  Everybody who put their name  down on the Canadian Patriotic  Fund list pay up, then the results of  the collectors' .efforts would not  appear as dismal as a busted flush  in a poker game.  IfiT-  3C  =3_E  'Phone 56  The  P. O. Box 30��  Quality  Our New and Up-To-Date Premises Located  on First Street, Opposite the Queen's Hotel  Watch this  pace for  Week's Dispilay  s  same postage.  In all cases parcels for the  1 ro ms  must be .addressed in care  of   army  Bob Kerr, formerly conduct >r on  the G. N. Ry. out of Phoenix, i.s  reported wounded somewhe c in  France.  H  arnes iffBS?.''*1.'-  ��  ���^mm^^^  OTHE   PIONEER,   PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA  OILLETT'S  LYE  DIRT  1  ��� a u  w.e have yet to hear of one who has  turned it down. In fact, most of  them are decidedly optimistic regarding its future.  M'  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  '/,  ISSUED  WBBKLY  at Phob.vix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States.  G. Kay, Publisher.  Previous to Russell Sage shuffling  off the mortal qojl he had constructed a  tomb. of the   best   steel  procurable, that those  who  cherished  hatred to him in life might be unable  to carry out their plans oh his corpse.  The recent order of Germany for two  hundred million pounds of copper,  delivery to be made after  the  war,  may   mean  that  his   subjects   will  construct  a  copper  cage   for    the  Kaiser when he goes to St. Helena.  May the sheen of every   bar, reflect  scenes  of turmoil  and  passion   in  which he engaged his subjects.  War Loan j  ISSUE OF $50,000,000 5% BONDS MATURING 1st- DEC,  1925  REPAYABLE AT PAR AT  OTTAWA, HALIFAX, ST. JOHN, GHARLOTTETOWN, MONTREAL, TORONTO, WINNIPEG,  REGINA, CALGARY, VICTORIA.  INTEREST PAYABLE HALF-YEARLY���1st JUNE, 1st DECEMBER.  ADVERTISING SCALE  Application tor Liquor Licence (30 days) .. 15.00  Application for Transfer ot Licence -. 97.60  Certifloate of Improvement (00 days)        $10.00  Application to Purchase Land notices (60 days) I sprinkle   the   inert   form  $10.00  "There's a something pathetic that  dominates  the  spirit  of a  mining  camp the  way its   workers   render  one another assistance.    Ever watch  one swing off jauntily to the mine  tipple while in sight of heme?    Perhaps its the thought that  he   defied  the danger that didn't  happen  yesterday that has bred in him a  spirit  of contempt ror the  day's  dangers.  Who knows?    The answer-is  only  in   the   breast  of her  whose  tears  ' " ���   ��� *  recovered  ISSUE  PRICE  971  A FULL HALF-YEAR'S INTEREST WILL BE PAID ON 1st JUNE, 1916.  THE PROCEEDS OF THE LOAN WILL BE USED FOR WAR PURPOSES ONLY.  In the event of future issues (other than issues made aboad) being made by the Government, for the purpose of  carrying on the war, bonds of this issue will be accepted at the issue price, 97 J4, plus accrued interest, as the equivalent of cash for the purpose of subscriptions to such issues.  tomorrow from the catastophe.  Delinquent Co-Ownorshlp notices 00 days $25.00'  puplieate Certiflcato ot Title notices .$8.00. .  Cams of 1-hanks.fiO cents. Germany has imposed  a  tax on  _J1 other legal advertising. 12 cents a line, j surnames. This should soon break  ���injrie column, for the first insertion; and si the average Hun when it is taken  eenta a Una for each subsequent insertion, non-1 into consideration the number given  pare!! measurement. I him by the   British   Tommy  during  Display 'ads $1.00 per inch,   single J bis first baptism of fire,  column,   per month.   Transient   ads. j  ^   THE MINISTER OF FINANCE offers herewith on behalf of the Government the above name Bonds for subscription  at 97j4 payable as follows:���  10 per cent on application,  20  M  H  20  20  20  " 3rd January, 1916,  �������� 1st February, 1916,  " 1st March, 1916,  fiOe. per inch, per issue; subsequent insertions, 36c. per incb.  With a view to drawing the attention of English capital to the  mineral resources of British Columbia, 22,000 bulletins have been  forwarded to London.  No Piker's Game  How the "Innocents of the Hills"  (turned the  tables  on   a couple, of  drummers in the early days  of this  camp was recited-4he other day:  Business was  punk' in  their  respective lines.     "Let's start a  stud  game and trim up this layout"  said  one.  Optimism prevails in British   Co-1     "Delighted" was the answer, and  lumbia. I forthwith the proposer hied   himself  The country is opening prospects!to tne general store aod purchased  which should encourage every iodi-fabout $10 worth of pearl buttons to  vidual.    New efficiency devices  are jtake the place of checks. {  bringing the low-grade placer creeks  within the zone of profitable operation,, and creeks upon which miners  at present or in the past found gold  to warrant individual operations are  sure to be worked wholesale by new  methods. This insures a new era  of life for the country and means  many seasons are ahead during  which thousands of dollars will  come from such creeks.  Our resources are asserting themselves. The handful of'49 who hit  the overland trail" from California to.  diggings on the Fraser and in the  Cariboo were but child's efforts  compared to what has been later  accomplished in the matter of laying open the vitals of mountains  that concealed lodes and paystreaks.  Dozens upon dozens of outfits are  taking advantage of the snowfall to  get in a season's supply of grub  over the beaver dams, erect camps  and'be early on the ground before  spring vegitation renders obscure  the-gold bearing strata.  Outposts of civilization are   reaping the benefits from the  outfitters.  Unto Caesar the things that are his  . are being rendered and prosperity is  OIK'S.  '��� ���������   A pessimist is an optimist gone to  seed.    The general   run   of mining  camp humanity will   tell  you,   with  painstaking and profane elaboration,  that the so-called "mining   expert,"  the man who gives a mining district  the once or twice over and   a   technical reportj is a pessimistic concentrate���-whatever that   is.     He  may  be all of that, and more?.    Far be it  from us to   express   an   opinion   at  variance with such   a   time-honored  conviction.     But if he be this "pessimistic concentrate," this cynide sour  ball of geological   intelligence   tbey  would have us believe, why, then  is  it, that in British Columbia he is not  running true to form.     For   of  the  many mining engineers who have of  late subjected the   province   to   the,  acid test of an expert   examination, I  The seconder appeared on the  scene shortly with a barrel, and a  persuasive voice -announced that  Dame Fortune would smile on her  children in front of the local hash  foundry.  Everybody bucked the game, and  excitement was. intense. After an  hour's play its organizer suddenly  swept the pot into a soap box and  closed up the joint.  "What's the matter" asked the  partner, "we were winning, weren't  we?"  "Sure" said the organiser; "but  if we had kept on winning twe hours  more we'd have lost $8,000 more  than our original roll.- Those guys  bought their- checks - by the bushel  from the store/'  " "1st April, 1916,  " I' 1st May, 1916.  The instalments may be paid in full on - and after the 3rd  day of January, 1916, under discount at the rate of four per  cent per annum. All payments are to be made to a chartered  bank for the credit of the Minister of Finance. Failure to pay  any instalment when due will render previous payments liable  to forfeiture and the allotment to cancellation.  - Applications, accompanied by a deposit of ten per cent of  the amount subscribed, must be forwarded through the medium  of a chartered bank. The bank will issue a provisional receipt.  This loan is authorized under Act of the Parliament of  Canada and both principal and interest will be a charge upon  the Consolidated Revenue Fund.  Forms of application may be obtained from any  branch of  any chartered bank in Canada, and at the. office of any Assistant -  Receiver General in Canada.  '���    Subscriptions must be for even, hundreds of dollars.  In case of partial^allotments the  surplus, deposit  will be'  applied towards payment of the, amount due oo the January instalment. ' '     ,      .  -Scrip certificates  payable to bearer will be issued, after  allotment; in exchange for the provisional receipts.  When the scrip certificates have been paid in full and payment endorsed thereon by the bank receiving the money, they  may be exchanged for bonds with coupons attached, payable to  bearer or registered as to principal, or for fully registered bonds  without coupons.  Delivery of scrip certificates and  of bonds  will be  made  through the chartered banks.  The interest on the fully registered bonds will be paid by  cheque, which will be remitted by post. Interest on bonds with  coupons will be paid on surrender of coupons. Both checks  and coupons will be payable free of exchange at any. branch of  any chartered bank in Canada. -���'.���  Holders of fully registered bonds without coupons will have  the right to convert into bonds with coupons, payable to bearer  or registered, without payment of any fee, and holders of bonds  .with coupons will have the right to convert, without fee, into  fully registered bonds without coupons at any time on application in writing to the Minister of Finance.  The issue will be exempt from taxes���-including any income -  tax���imposed in pursuance of legislation enacted by the Parliament-of Canada.  The bonds with coupons will be issued in denominations of  $100, $500, $1,000. Fully registered bonds without coupons  will be issued in denominations of $1,000, $5,000 or any authorized multiple of $5,000.  Application will be made in' due course  for the listing -Of '  the issue on the Montreal and Toronto Stock Exchanges. ';  The loan will be repaid at maturity at par _t the office ��f'  the Minister of Finance and Receiver General at Ottawa, or at  the office of the Assistant Receiver General at Halifax, St. John  Charlottetown, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Regina, Calgary  or Victoria.  The books ofthe loan will be kept at the Department of  Finance, Ottawa.  Recognized bond and stock brokers will be allowed a com- -'  mission of one-quarter of one per cent on  allotments made in  respect of applications which bear their stamp.  Still Mistress of the Seas  Sir Norman Hill, secretary of the  Liverpool Shipping association, reports that more than- 100 German  vessels have been captured and  converted into carrying ships for  Britain's overseas trade, offsetting  to her the loss of 181 vessels, captured or destroyed since beginning  of war. Seventy-eight British  vessels "are tied up in ports of Baltic  and Black Seas.  The admiralty has requisitioned  for war purposes more than 800  steamships of more than 1,000 tons  each.   ���  Patriotic Fund Schedule  Subscription Lists will close on or before 30th November. 1915.  Finance Department.^Ottawa, 22nd November, 1915.  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  W. A. McKay & Sons, Props.  ��!��]_���  First-class Fir and Tam-  7  arac Wood, $6.00 per cord  Pine Wood; $5.00 per c��>rd.  Fir Tamarac, and double cut,  per cord, $7.00.  Parties interested in the schedule  of assistance under which wives and  children of men who have joined the  Canadian expeditionary force are  entitled to assistance, should write  for supplementary bulletrrj, number  5, of the Canadian Patriotic fund.  Provision is also made by tbe fund  for widowed mothers and parents  incapable of work dependent on the  soldier. Address requests to the  Canadian Patriotic Fund, Trafalgar  building, Ottawa..    ?, i  D- J. Matheson  General Agent,  Fir��, Life and  Accident Insurance  PHOENIX, B. C.  Hlli!H  k''yk;kh> '���� iiiy JN.d ^u0kkM:kkk  WOOD DKLIVMSP  MOTIOE.  ON  SHORT  '���hone B8S  Robt. Forshaw  Collect the Cushion  Cover Coupons in  every 5,10 and 25 cent  (ttljidet Package.  '$%&#���&&��� (H'iifA m'O A/i  Shoes that .Pitt  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.  UTTONC  kBr:__- ID D  forcpaxden a-dfetfmaspfc&at  for B.Csoil. See Cotolori^foT  solid ��ue*reu*t��>��> of. pvoiiy  and _f��ipmjrtm-rio:a  ScUd now for Copy free  Sutton SSons.'riwKind's Soedmon  A.Ji.Wo �� dy/a��.d  Vtcrorip     _.     .wooc-oiyyor  *������   ���. esyeriarseinasfc  rOR BRITISH COLUMBIA  1 -YFiiSSW  f SOtt ACEMTX I  .   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  Oard-lndex Work  Tabulated Reports  Follow-up Systems  Manifolding-Servlce  Addressing Envelopes  Working, on Ruled Forms  Gutting Mimeograph Stencils  The Balance Shift  The Ruling Device  The Automatic Spacer  The Automatic Tabulator  Tho Disappearing Indicator  The Adjustable Paper-Flngera  Scientific Condensed Keyboard  Can you spend 17 Cents a  Day to  better advantage than in the purchase of this-'woaderfui machine ?  For further information call or write  , Q. KAY, A&ent, Phoenix  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATION.!  . Coal mining rights ef the r>owfntonkin Manitoba,  Saskatchewan sad AK.  berta, the Yukon Territory, fheJ7ortfr  west Territories and ha a portion ofthe..  Province of British (Colombia, may be.  leased for a term ef twenty-one yeanr  at a- annual rental of $1 an *er��v *r��^  j-more than 2,660 acres win be tagged te  eneappSeaht.  Application for a lease wrist Be made  by the applicant la  person  do  <JB*  Agent Or SuTsA'gent of the etttfetfels la  f wfeleh the rights applied for, are elfcfr  ttted.. ���_ '. '   ���;  In surveyed, tsrritosy the land must  I be described by section's, or legal Sun>  divisions ef eeefcions, aad' in unaut��  veyed. territory the track applfed fo>  shall be staked oat by the applionnt  himself. .,..-���. ,;'   ;  Bach application must bo accem��  patiied by a foe of $5 which Vifl be^re*  funded if the rights applied for-are pot  available; bub not otherwise. A KJya����  ty shall be paid on, the.;merchantable  1 output of the mine at tn.ev rate of give  cents per ton..      ���      ��� .   7 ���  ,~  . The 'pei'soii'epeva'ting the mine snail  furnish the Agfent'VbjK' Sworn notiirnS  acconnting for- the full ;������ quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay thjs  royalty thereon. K the coal mining  rights are net being operated, such' sp>  turns should be furaisned at least once  a  i year. :   .-;  The lease will include the coal mining  The most pitiful sight is that of a  one-sided love,'the bejst part of a  person given without a return.  Contentment is hard to get,  harder to understand, and harder to  hold.  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 aero. i   :f-  For full information - application  should be made to the Secrttory of* the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to any Agent or Sr.b-Agent' of Bp-  minion Lands.  w.w.o^ey;  Deputy ^finiate ��� of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized   publication  of  this advertisement will not be patd/o^  ���S0690. ��� <:.. -      -..   ��� '<���������;. /.'.-<���    .���"���-.������       ;<:'  ssmmmmm N  afte  THE^   PIONEEB,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH   OOIOTOI: A-.  ���i-Hi* iaKi.t_W-��Haji  otel Broo  Cigar and Tobacco Stand in  Office. Up-to-date .in every  particular The hotel of comforts Half-a-minute from the  garage.   J . v    Sample Rooms  j   Concentrates    ]  O. p. Bush, Prop.  Phoenix, B.C,  Everything in Men's Wear  H...  Clothing  Underwear  -Shirts  -������--  Shoes  Hats  Caps, etc.  Thos. Brown  "Everything a Man  Wears"  *-^!  *>  Should come from healthy and vigorous Stock,  handled in a CLEANLY AND SANITARY  manner. SpparaCedCreani insures purity and  quality...       \ The Dairy produces both.  ���at  THE DAIRY       J. W. Han nam, Prop.  ���*'.*a>7��ay*0.,V-av:-W--^.f>>  �����������-���  f :I-7FftESH:7iyi;E/lTS,,-:ETC^  S    rr-A"sithe'Cbla^S��eath��r"is7'hb^ reeoiiimend our;  h  Patrons to. buy Th>ir meat, supplies in "quanoity," and thus save money  r�� these bard, times. .7.Our .-"prices^���ws very reasonable, considering  the \  Ii eDO^niOus^advancnin mpsfc coninipdities.  y Beet*, foro^quarter, 13c.; Hind-Quarter, 16c.  |��- ����������*�� aid* or carcsuia, 17c. per lb. ;  I?: Mutton, ���Ida) orcarcasr, 22c. per lb. ~;'Sv...   -  ?V .U9tS)^(9*iBxxmk*Oc.aojK^;l.oca.lBKaiB,7Sc.Ooi..  ft Sh'arnroOlc'B-tt'er, very choice, 40c. per lb.  '^iawSrlit^ ���"'  tfugar diired Hams, extra fine, 30c. per <b.  Pork is 14 cents at Kereinos.  Hay is $10 a ton at Lillooet./  Hen fruit is SO.cents a  dozen   at  Creston. -  Live chickens; are  in  demand  at  Creston..  War trophies are being displayed,  in Kaslo.  A 250".poiiiid buck deer was shot  last week at Trail. 7  An epidemic of dog poisoning is  on in Vancouver.   "  The Standard mine at New Denver is running three shifts.  Sardis shipped 21,000 pounds of  hops to England 20 years ago.  Rose & Watchers are operating  their cider machine at Alice   Siding.  Creston Fruitgrowers!' union was  fined $10 last week for oyergrading  fruit. .   7 ,  ,   ,i  London, ling., authorities are  cleaning out the alien from its underworld.  <i Potato-deliveries, tdfthe Grand  Forks evaporator average 25 to ��� 30  tons daily.  Regina has decided'to adopt the  Hnderby' sy.stem.of' collecting taxes  twice a year. - : - .  . In two days last week one and a  half million pounds of halibut'' were  shipped 'east from Prince Rnpert. -  : Bandits have caused the loss of  $100,000 a year to snake catchers  along Mexican border. Trie venom  is worth more than platinum. .'���.*  Ivan Gusick, Port Alberni, was  given the soft side, of a plank and  loaf of bread in that town last u'eek  for supplying liquor to Indians!  ; A bill providing that rents and  interest on mortgages be the same  as before the war was introduced in  the English parliament last Thursday. ������'  ���--.':     ��� 7,     .1    -  Canada's Tobacco Fund  ���I'M  Boundary District of British Colombia  RICH   IN   MINERAL,   AGRICULTURAL AND   LUMBERING   POS3IBILITIBS-  A MOST PROMISING FIELD FOR THE INVESTOR.  I  c^reakfaat Bacon,-35c. per lb.  P. BURNS & CO.,  LTD.  The. following   is., a   total   of,  the  amounts remitted during  the^we,ek_|  ending.November J3th.    .It v\u^i.=be  Tseen''thatrthe* total-is ~$4p031;iis  This   provides    for    approximately  16,009;. packages., of- tobacco' ,and  cigarettes, but the. number   of men  at the   front   is   80,000,    and    that  number', is    increasing    &��ery-V day..  Contributions will be received at any  paaU. or"pbst office and>by   a   large  number o'F newspapers   throughout  tbe dominion. > '..'       '"'"''���:���''  Probably no district in the Dominion of Canada possesses so great an array ef  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, isjhe 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 ene of r_��  best equipped free gold properties in the west, a not inconsiderable asset in these day*  of industrial depression and shrinkage of gold reserves. It is in this district whare is  situated'the Phoenix and Grand Forks properties of the Granby Consolidated, te-  vgether with those ofthe British Columbia Copper corrfpany. In the former camp, a��d  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 laws, are unimpeachable, and if proof is wanted of ��*�����  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 visit   to some   of  its   spendidly equipped-orchards will prove a revelation to the stranger.     The highways throughout. the Botin-  dary makes this section-of the province the motorists paradise, millions having been'  spent on the construction of government roads. -  ..."       No localityis better  served  with  railroads  than  the Boundary  district:^    At'  ^present this section is served by two of the greatest systems on the continent,1 the���  ' C. .P. R: aha'Great Northern companies, while within a few months the rpute tothe  Pacific coast  will be commercially curtailed by the opening of the  new  K. V. V.  . Branch of the former.  -4  j'  I. OOF.  Snowshoe Lodge J  No. 46- -~ 1 j  Meets   every - Monday   Evening   at JI  _ _,.        .,_ ������������������   ...  i Oddfellows' Hall.     Vfsiting brethren 11  Enemy Use Cased Hell    cordially invited. II  I  l.rr.'Cii1.  I -,��'. I-  Canadian Pacific  Excursion Rates  "   '*R6iih^l Trip First-Glass from all  Kootenay Stations .to  Ontario, Quebec, Maritime Provinces  and Great Britain -  Fares From Phoenix:  96.90  $IO1J0  "Horseshoeinails, gJass, anythi/ig  solidj is used in, the shrapnel, shells  the-Germajis are filling.". So states  Corporal- W. J. MacDonald of Vancouver who *. receivedt fifty-three  .pieces of shrapnel-on his . left side  and arm during the-battle at Ypres.  He still has twenty-three pieces of  shell in his body. MacDonald was  with.tbe Sixteenth battalion.  Our hall is for rent for dances, social  evenings, etc.  Adam Bloouifield; Noble Grand.  Thos. Lloyd, Fin. Secy.  Mark Rukin, Eec. Secy.  Silver Plate  ���TORONTO AND ALL ONTARIO'POINTS WEST.  Corresponding Rates���All, Points  Dates of Sale:  MONTREAL.  Great Britain���Nov." 15 to 31  . >     (Jpivie Months' Limit).  Eastern Canada���Dec. 1 to 31'  (Three  Months' Limit).  Tickets and Details from any Agent, or write  J. S. CARTER, District Passenger Agent, Nelson, B.C.  man-B  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 .  slio w y o u  samples : : :  THE PIONEER  Phoenix Pioneer ads. Always Get Results  R-ead"in-every home. Ifyoi have a house or furniture to sell, its dis.  ���"posal is certain after an ad. in tbe Pioneer. Give the experiment a trial  in the cheapest and most satisfactory advertising mart  in the boundary.  ���.* Passports Required   .  Henceforth, all British subjects,  without ��� exception, must secure-  passports before entering .the United  Kingdom. A despatch conveying  this important information has been  received by the governor-general.  Passports will be required of' all  entering Great Britain until   further  notice.  ���_.���-_���, , �� _ .   Local Railway Schedule  The following are the timetable  schedules governing the arrival and  departure of local trains:  , GREAT NORTHERN  Departs every day at nine a.m.  Arrives daily at'5.10 p.m.  CANADIAN  .PACIFIC  Leaves daily for Nelson at 12.15.  For the west, via Penticton, at the  same hour on Monday, Wednesday  and Friday.  '      ���    ���'"   -'���������'    --���     ~  Arrive in Phoenix from. Nelson  daily at 4.45 p.m. From the west,  via Penticton, at the'same hour on  Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.  Daughters of Rebekah  -"   Phoenix Lodgre No. 17   -  Meets in tho Oddfellows' Hall,  First and Third Wednesdays.  Mrs. Christine Elmgreu, Noblo Grand.  Mrs. Amy A. Cook, Secretary.  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28  Phoenix,  B.C.  Meets ��� T.pbsdat EvExrKG at 7.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially welcomed.  Chas. Davidson, C. C.  C. H. KxiGHT, K. of R. S.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Moots in Pythian Hall, Lower Town  Socond and Fourth Thursdays.  Mrs. Wm. Wills.  M.E.C.  Mrs. H. Tilton.  M.R.C.  New shipment just to hand,  including- Tea Sets, Baker's  Caseroles, etc.  Also nice line of Tableware  in Standard and Community  Plate���Attractive Patterns.  fe'f;S \ ,...';"..rJ" ���"'  ~>'i.-'  | NERVINE'POWDERS.  I For Hcadachi ond Neural;?!.  ��� '"/^P^Z^'tt'ZS^^S^S  FRATERNAL ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Meets in the Oddfellows' Hall, Friday  Evenings, at 8 p.m.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  Richard Bi-undbll, "\V. P.  T.'H. Clakkb, W. Secy.  Silver Plate you Will be Proud  to own.  See our window.   These goods  bear our Personal Guarantee.  CA.LL AND CONVINCE YOURSELF  ���w^  H  __���_f e  53 f*  eweitr  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Bag-  "���agre Transfer. Careful atten-  tion to all orders.     Phone A56.  James G. McKeown  LL HOTEL  A. O. Johnson, Prop.  First-Class Accorra modal Ion for Miners  FINEST OF WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS IN STOCK.  THONIi 72. YOUR  PATRONAGE SOLICITED. ���y  one pioneer,  phoenix.  aaiTisH cdeuhbia.  -I II nn*g  <*WnWaiaa  Queen's Hotel  Local and General  ]  The Queen's Hotel Diningroom is now  under the management of Mrs. Sarah  Spencer and company, who will cater to  the Public, and will endeavor to give  satisfaction.    Your Patronage Solicited.  FIRST CLASS  NIGHT AND DAY SERVICE.  V.  TOM F. OXLEY  PRQI^  v ������  ', ,  Holiday  Goods  Stationery,   Confectionery and Fancy Goods,  Toys,  Dolls,  Sewing  Sets,   Leather   Goods,  Work  Boxes,  Toilet Sets, Shaving Sets and Mirrors.  'Xmas Tree Decorations, Doll Cabs, Books for Boys  and Girls, Picture Books for Children, Cigars and  Smokers'   Sundries.       Fancy   Chinaware,   Children's  Tea Sets.    Character Dolls (unbreakable) and Teddy  Bears,   Mechanical Toys,  Music Rolls.    Games and  Musical Instruments.      '  AH Goods are New and at Seasonable Prices  At  AL.    ALMSTROM'S  The Lake Studio  OF GRAND FORKS--PHCENIX BRANCH  LAST TRIP  BEFORE  XMAS  Saturday, December 11th.....Only  BROOKLYN AVE.    (Next door to Pioneer Office)  Adults  15c.      Children 5c.  Royal Billiard Parlors  BOBBIE TAYLOR, PROP.  .'-ft-  Pipes. Cisars, Tobacco and Cigarettes  BEST BRAND ALWAYS ON HAND  Special Line of the Famous Lowney's Chocolates  Smokers'Supplies. Soft Drinks.  English Billiards.    Pool.    Bowling Alleys  F. C. Graham left for Grand Forks  Wednesday.  The Brooklyn hotel has erected a  new ice house.  The snowfall hereabouts has been  heavy this year.  J. A. Morrin returned from Vancouver Monday. . "   kk';..���;'���*'  ���   Furnished   housekeeping- ..rooms  for rent.    Apply Geo. Evans.  -    S. J.  Hatchett,   representing the  Canada  Metal   Co.,7was  in   town  Saturday.  Local youngsters are enjoying life  these days slithering down Phoenix'  hills on skis.  Girl  family  Pioneer office.  C. M. Campbell, after paying a  flying visit to Chewelah: this.- week  returned Thursday.  Dick'Best and  Mrs.   Thompson,  �����������  unrtainii  wants   position   in   private  or as chambermaid.   Apply  this  MINERS' UNION OPERA HOUSE  SATURDAY, DEC. 4, 1915  The World Before Your Eyes  Showing; Serbs in Fight; Atlantic Fleet Waits Orders;  and Holding Trenches Under Fire, etc.���One Reel.  Ham, The Piano Mover  A Thousand Feet of Roaring Comedy���One Reel.  The Attorney For Defence  (In Three Parts.)  The Empire's Call--l^feti8nWeL  Gets'MoreMoney" for your Foxes  Muskrat. White Weasel, Beaver. Lynx, Wolves,  Marten and other Fur bearers collected in yoor Motion  SHIP ynxm FURS DIRECT <o "SHUBERT"fhe larocsl  ���I^i- .VP"Cr,V��r,ld d^!'nS ��c,��!'vely in NORTH AMEHIMNBAWfRbs  utut.on exist n;; for   more than a th rd of a century "a lone-sup-  a.n l> I K<ii I rABLE returns.    Write for' tEfje gshubttt &Moott "  A. B. SHUBERT, Inc. ^S^|gE  both of Phoenix, were married  week in Spokane.  .Geo. Fraser, foreman in the  Granby machine shops, paid a visit  to Grand Forks Thursday.  7  Found���Little girl's feather,boa.  Owner can have same by paying for  this ad.    Apply Pioneer office. ..:-..'.-.^  7'A nice box  of  Moirs  Christmas  Chocolates would be appreciated by  your best girl.   All sizes at Quance's.  Andrew   Paterson   arrived    here  on leave of absence  Moutlay   on a  visit to his parents,   Mr.   and   Mrs.  Poole.  Mrs. E. Kibby . left Thursday  morning to spend a couple of weeks'  well earned holiday with relatives in  Danville.    ���.   - ...-".  A silver deposit cut glass bottle  of Pivers Perfume will leave a lasting remembrance with any girl. - All  sizes at Quance's. -  Two houses on New YorkTowiu  site for rent or sale; one ,six-roomtd  1 house on Brooklyn avenue foe sak;*.  Apply, G..W- McAuHffe.     n ,  .���.��_  , Mrs'. Anderson'-and -Miss   EsUttf  Graham,   both'of   Grand-   Fork*;  attended the I. ��>. O., F. dance Monday in   Phoenix,' returning  on-.the  special.   ���  ml     W. A.; Oswald, .��.'��.,   assistant  licensor  and��� inspector    of   moving  /pictures, paid a visit   this .week  to  I Phoenix   in- connection    with     his  duties. -.�����-,  Barney Morris, whose good work  on the local team will be remembered by all, left Saturday for Seattle.  He figures to sign up with,a coast  hockey aggregation.  It pays to advertise was clearly  demonstrated to one patron of .the  Pioneer last week upon ^disposing of  two articles within a few hour.? after  publication of a couple of: readers.  Mrs. D. J. McDonald received the  sad intelligence from Spokane on  Wednesday that her mother, Mrs;  Kiser, was dying. She ..left on  Thursday morning for her bedsidef  Sgt.   Walker,   of Grand   Forks)"  came up With the Oddfellows' deler  gation Monday evening   to  partici.  pate in the festivities following, the  dedication of Snoeshoe Lodge's new  hall-  How about  that  Columbia. Gra  fonola for Christmas? . Suitable  for  tbe  whole  family���$20    to   $250.  Come in and let us.demonstrate the  ability of these   machines  to  malr.e  good.  Thursday, the-9th instant,, the  meeting of the Women's. Patriotic  society will meet for the purpose of.  nominating officers for the ensuing,  year. All members are requested,  to be present.  Danny Deane is kept busy these  days showing a nugget of pure gold  he secured from the craw of a goose  he imported from Bridesville. it is  half the size of a white bean and  worth about 90c.  The ladies ofthe Phoenix Patriotic society forwarded in November  two parcels to cheer the soldier  boys who enlisted from this town,.  During the past year this efficient  organization raised $2300. ;  . Thursday Fred Fredericks sp^pt  c'owu to. Grand i^prHsT24 Rhr de  Idard Whitesio^he entered in" he  f dr. J. H. Harbinson' sent tfc vn  20  Barred   Rocks  and    Leghorns.  Bpth parties went down  Thursday.  For Sale���$400 cash willbuy the  Mint hotel, house lot and furniture.  H���as 15 rooms, dry room and wood  shed. Snap if. taken at once.  Apply Mrs. Ellen Puddy.  At Morrin & Thompson's repose  several'plates  and   one   long  pan,  property of parties  who    donated  confections to  the  recent  patriotic  bazaar.    These will be  handed  the  owners upon identifying same.  '   Twenty years' experience in English,   French,   Swiss and American  watch repairing.-   Satisfaction guaranteed. Charges reasonable.   Leave  orders at Union Cigar store, or the  Phdenix stage. Carl Adeneur, Greenwood^   \,''  Robt. McKay, of Cranbrook, a  brother of Waldon McKay, is now  a sergeant-major with the First  Canadian Pioneers. He is only 21  years of age. ' Another- brother,  now stationed at Otterpool, Eng., is  sergeant of the Twentieth Leth-  bridge battery.  lICJu  . CREAM  Baking Powder  Sixty Years the Standard  Made from Cream of Tartar  Made in Canada  The marriage of Miss Ella Evans  and Mr. J. Williams took place last  Thursday  at  Spokane.   Wash.,   in  the Presbyterian church,   the  Rev.  D.   Kendrick    Roberts    officiating.  Mr. and Mrs. J.  Williams  returned  from Spokane Monday and took upj  their residence on Dominion avenue.  . r Rev. Mr. and Mrs.. A. M. Lloyd,  of Rock Creek, arrived   in   Phoenix  Tuesday    morning.    An    exchange  of parishes has been  effected,   Rev.  R. D.. Porter taking that vacated by  the new  incumbent  of St.   John's..  Mrs. 'Lloyd,   we  understand,   is  a  singer of repute, and in this respect  Phoenix is indeed   fortunate   in  the  securing of mature talent. h  The funeral ofthe late Mrs. (Rev.)  J.   R.   Munro  was  held   Saturday.  Deceased  was   buried   in    Phoenix  cemetery,    A    large     number     of  friends  from ��� a  distance   attended.  Wreaths were  sent  by  the  ladies  and  board   of-  managers ' of   the  Greenwood  and   Phoenix    Presbyterian , churches',' and   many   others.  Reyerends    McKea,"  Porter     and  Hobbins    conducted"    the    funeral  service.    The    paTl-bearers     were:  ..Lindsay, T. "Brown,   V'.'   H'.   Mc-  Currach,"D. McKenzie; J. L. White  and. Dr. J. D. McLean.  Queen to Distribute Gifts  Every Tommy in tbe trenches will.  receive a Christmas present from)  the~queen this year. Queen Mary  will provide every soldier and sailor  with'a~ Christmas gift. This honor  last year fell to Princess Mary, who  distributed oyer a million hand-  sorrtefy decorated metal boxes filled  ���with food .and useful articles. This  giving of gifts at Chrisimas . has  marked man^ of the wars in ^ which  Great Britain engaged.  "Xmas Goods  Import Goods (English, French and Canadian  Made):" Manicure Sets, French Ivory and Ebony.  Pressing Cases, both Ladies and Gents., Travel-,  ling Cases, Collar Boxes, Shaving Mirrors, Gillette and Auto Strop Razors, Perfume Atomizers,  and a Splendid. Line of Separate Pieces for Toilet Cases  such^as  Ebony Hair Brushes, Hat Brushes,  .   Badger Brushes, etc.  PERFUMERY  ;Our:Stock of Roger & Gallett, Pivers & Collates Perfumes cannot  be excelled.    All size boxes from 25c. to ���_��.  See our Window Display this week of this line.  CHOCOLATES  T.hree'exclusiv'e lines of Canada's   Best  Chocolates,~Moirs? Gan-  ong's and Nylos.     Makes a nice gift and  a fasting remembrance.  Grafanolas Columbia  THE ON-  BEST GIFT  The world's best music at your- command. Make the winter evenings seem real short with a 'concert irC your own home. A new  bunch of 200 'Xmas Records, just arrived.     Come and hear them.  'XMAS  Remember your far away friends with a B. C. Coat of Arms  'Xmas Card.   Endless varieties in this line.  Quance    The Druggist  )  Dr.: Boucher at the Front  : The British Columbia base .hos-  pitalhas reached Saloniki,.- Greece:  A message to that effect was received at the General hospital, Van--  couve'r Wednesday from Dr. A. B.  Boucher, formerly of Phoenix, .late  of Vancouver.-' ���      ��� i-  PHOENIX BAKERY |  VV. WILLIAM8, PROP.  Doughnuts, Madeira Cake,  Lunch Cake for Sunday,use  delivered on order'every Saturday.   Give us a trial order.  CAKES MADE TO ORDER AT  MOST  REASONABLE  RATES  TELEPHONE 53  Health is God's greatest gift.  .Without it there is no perfect happiness in love, wealth or wisdom.  Teachers Wanted  Church Services  Notice is hereby given that appli  cations7 will be received by the  Phoenix Public School for the filling  of two 'vacancies on the teaching  staff. Teacher required for infant  class and one for grade 3. Duties  to commence after Christmas holidays".'' Applications should be made  at'bhte to the secretary.  , N. J. Carson, Sec'y.  TO MEET WEDNESDAY  A meeting of tbe Phoenix Hockey  League will-be' held in the Skating  Rink, on Wednesday evening, at  8 pm.    A full attendance requested.  By. order,  , F. W. Frbpericks.  The stated services at the Church  of Our Lady of Good Counsel are as  follows���Second and fourth Sundays  in the month: Mass at 10 a.m.;  Sunday school after mass; Evening  service at 7.30. Rev. Father Dom.  Dorval.  St. John's Church������ Holy communion at 8 and 11 o'clock. .Morning prayer, 10.30. Hymns 243; 5t,  320. Sunday school at 2.30.  Evensong, 7.30. Hymns 47, 48,  242. Sermon, "Misunderstood."  Rev. A. M. Lloyd, vicar.  ��� St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church  ���Service December 5 at 7.30 p. m.  Sunday school at 3. p. m. All  welcome.   Rev. J. R. Munro, pastor.  '^Rouffih on Rats" clears out  R.ats,,Mice,"etcT~'TJ,on't'Die"irl tbe  Ffouse. '-"'itSc. arid'_5c. at Drug and  Country Stores.  RHEUMATISM ARRESTED  Many people suffer the tortures of lame  muscles and stiffened joints because of impurities in the blood, arid each succeeding  attack seems more acute until rheumatism  has invaded the whole system.  To arrest rheumatism it is quite as im-  Bortant to improve your general health as  fro parity your blood, and the cod liver  eil in Scott's Emulsion is nature's great  iloed-rnaker, whijejts medicinal nourish  stent strengthens the organs to expel the  impurities and upbuild your strength,    '  Scott's Emulsion is helping thousands  every day who could not find other relief.  Refuse the alcoholic substitutes.  Re SOUTH YALE COPPER  COMPANY,   LIMITED   (non   persblisff  liability), in Liquidation.  .Notice of Sale by Public Auction; pursuant to an Order of the Supremo  Court.of British Columbia.  MR. CHARLES DAWSON, the pe>-,  son  appointed  by an   Order   of   the'?  Supreme  Court of British  Columbia  dated the 28th day of  October,  1916, {  will, upon the instructions of the Liqui-;'  dator of the above named Company, ���  offer for sale by public auction' at 662'  Seymour street in the City of Vaneou-'.  ver, British Columbia, on Monday, the:  6th day of December, 1015, at 12 o'clock'  noon,   the   Crown    Granted   Mineral  Claim situate at Copper Mountain,. B,  C, and comprising an area of 62 acres  or thereabouts, known as the "Sunset'  Mineral Claim" and described as ALL  AND SINGULAR that certain tparcel |  or tract of land and premises,, situate,  lying and being in the Similkameen,'  formerly in  the Osoydos  Division of  Vale,   District   in   the    Province   of?  British Columbia, and numbered 107'/ '  Group 1, and  known  as   the   '.'Sunset'  Mineral Claim" on the Official  Plan oi��-  Survey of the said  Similkameen Di-,  vision of Yale District, .together with  all minerals, precious and  base (save1  coal), might be found therein in veins,  lodes or  rock  in place,   and   whether,1  such minerals are found separately or!  in combination with each other. }  Particulars and conditions of   sale!  may be obtained from  Walter Ebnest Hodgbh, Esquire,  Liquidator, Bank 'of Ottawa Building, 602 Hastings street west, Vnni  couver, B. C, -   :-       ������  Messrs. Davis, Mabbhali,, McNeill  & PtrGH, Barristers and Solicitors  626Penderstreet west, Vancouver,  B. C, or,  I. H. Hallett,- Esquire, Barrister and  Solicitor, I'. O. Drawer 10, Greenwood, B. C, or,  The Auctioneer, Ohah. Dawson, Esq.,  ; 660 Seymour street,. Vancouver, B.  :7C,;    ������.-._ .  and the property may be viewed by  orders to be c>t aiped c f the Ltyuida xir,  _ - "������������?��������� ������������������' -������..��������   :n.''j ��� 'i -  ���^ii'ii;ij��M  L  Remorse w �� can Tvcid.'  uncontrollablo.  Grief ig

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