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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Dec 6, 1913

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 ���"���"��^��--"����~-l^*^^  aarriumwwwiwawMwBMjtt  . ������* ,*  , m$yir>  "'"'"���^���"^'KoHisaBisiwissisaBaiUB^  Is.  I?  T!*e largest copper mines in  the Dominion are situated  afc Phoenix. Tho Granby  Co. employs 500 men, and  has a monthly pay rol of  over$50,0XX),,while the Raw-'  hido pay roll is $18,000.  "'Mr   '  r  }  FIFTEENTH YEAR*  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  I  The Phoenix  PrdwEasB   is ii\4i  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 Jhouse, schools *  NEWS BUDGET FROM  GRANBY BAY POINTS  Special   Correspondent   to   the  Pioneer Tells of Progress in  New Smelter Town.  "Granby Bay. Dec.   1.���It is  hard  for the   casual   observer  to   realize  the magnitude of the   undertaking's  of the Granby Consolidated   Mining-  company at  Anyox   without   beinc  on the spot,   and   seeing  them   for  himself.    As three names are   often  used in  connection   with   this   property, it might be as well to mention  here that Granby.Bay is   the. name  of the bay on which  this property is  located, Anyox is the official .name  company) from the dam to, the new  power house is completed,' and it  only remains for the machinery to  he placed in the latter before it will  be in readiness to generate- the!  power for the many huge undertakings throughout the works. '  Every day in the week Granby is  hustling, but on Saturdays, and  Sunday mornings particularly, the  wharf is at its busiest, for these  are  j    B. C, Mining    |  [ Work is- progressing favorably;  on the new power plant that is being  installed by the Consolidated Mining & Smelting company at Sullivan  Siding and in the course of a few  weeks the air compressor will be  run by steam power furnished by  two steam boliers   instead of  water  steam-boat  days,   and   the  regular power as at present  arrival of the Grand Trunk  Pacific's      The Diamond   Drill   Contracting  'fine new steamship Prince Rupert,  Sunday at 7 a.m., bringing passengers, mail, and freight, is an event  looked forward to with no small  amount  of interest.  company of Spokane is doing dia  mond drilling for the Consolidated  Mining & Smelting company's Sul  livan mine at Kimberley.    The new  City Council Meets  The Phoenix city council held a  meeting Wednesday, December 3rd,  with Mayor Matheson and Aldermen Prendergast, Biner, Rogers  and McKenzie present.  The mayor's and aldermen's re-"  muneration bylaw passed the first  reading. This provides for a salary  of $500 for the mayor and $200 for  each of the aldermen as payment  for the services rendered the city  during the current year.  [HOCKEY ROLES ARE  a     FINALLY SETTLED  Boundary and Kootenay League  Meeting: Held Monday  at Grand Forks.  , As the hockey season is nearing,  interest is becoming keen, and  hockey and curling are by ail odds  the leading  topics  of conversation  Provision was made for a sinking  in   Phoenix    -.t   m,.��� v    .  fundofftl inn #����� ~       ce f r��oenix   at   the  present  time.  rundof$l,500topayoff outstand-| Last   Monday   the   meeting,of the  steamer from, Vancouver arrives  here every Saturday; and the Union  Steamship company also giveGranby  C.P.R. j boarding house   at   the   Sullivan   is  ofthe post'office, and Hidden'Creek   Ba^ a weekly service  from Vancouver, theirjjoat reaching- here   Tues-  is the name given to the mines by  the Hidden Creek Copper company,  from whom they were acquired.  Work on   their  property  bordering Granby Bay is proceeding  at  a  rapid pace, and a large force of men  is   employed   here   at   the    present  time, rushing the  construction   forward as fast  as   possible.      Large,  up-to-the-minute, , "machine   shops  have   been   in   operation   for   some  months,   and   L.    M.   Sheriden   is  is', the master mechanic."   The   temporary ' power' house is doing good  work,   and' "the   mines,   which' are  about a mile from.the residential part  of   Granby   Bay,   have   a   seperate  little mining, village close  to   them,  are in shape' to feed   two _- thousand  . tons of ore per .day to  the. smelter;  which jt is   expected' will, be ' completed by thefirst ofthe yeVr."^-'^'  .��� The-construction.,orVthe   smelter  presents perhaps the scene of  most  activity: daily ,for-'"from.-.here,, now  comes__the   incessant ,.nqise   of,- tbe  steel  rivetting,   while  the. massive  machinery- is; being   put   up,   and  numerous gaogs of" men,-;;under-F  day evening.  Everything possible in   the   short  time availablehas been done by the  nearing completion. It is substan  tially built and supplied with mod  ern heating and lighting systems.  W.       H.     Aldridge,     of     New  Vork formerly managing director of  the Consolidated Mining & Smelting  company,    of   Canada,    Ltd.,   now  managing director ofthe Inspiration  f       , ^ ���w   managing director of the Inspiration  company for the comfort  and   wel-Co.mnliHaiP.irx insP"-at��on  fare of their   emolovees   ��r   Anv.v    Consolidated Copper company,   has  fare of their   employees   at Anyox.  There is "a  commodious  and   well-  filled genera! store, with post  office  and drug department in connection,  right   by   the    landing-stage.      E.  Davis, late of Grand Forks, is manager of the   store   department,   and  he is assisted by W.   B.   Bower   in  the accounting  department,   whilst  M. Mclnnis.is his  right   hand, man  in the store. -       " -       -    '  The general office building is situated on the hill sloping down - lo  the beach, and is modern in,revery  way. On the top floor of this build -  ing 'A.' H. Trotter and his engineer-  ing^and surveying staff are\located,  whilst on thei main floor is the  general office', and the offices of  other officials of the company... Mr.  P?d Smitlj- is the -accountant ;iu  charge. , \   ......   ��� ^ -'  -  The   company's ^hospital,,, .under  Medical,Superintendent Dr."  Dick  son,'   assisted   By   Dr.    Stone,   who  resides here*, ~,is~ thoroughly   up."to  been elected a. member of the Amerir  can Mine Safety Association, which  held its annual meeting at Pittsburg,  Pennyslvania, recently.  The International Coal and Coke  company, Limited, a Crow's Nest  Pass company, has declared > its  fourth quarterly dividend   this  ing debentures  A letter was drafted and sent to  Hon. Thos. Taylor, Minister of  Public Works, commending him  highly for .the progress made on the  Phoenix branch of the public highway this year, and hoping that he  will place a sufficient amount in the  estimates next year to complete the  work.  Some business  of  minor  importance  was   also   attended to,   and  -some small accounts   were   ordered  paid.  .   9 Grand Forks  at  Greenwood  19 Grand Forks, at���PJjoenix  21 Greenwood ~at~Grand Forks  23 Phoenix at Greenwood \  , 26-Greenwood at^Phbenix '?     ''  28 Phoenix at 6rand Fork's   '    *  30 Grand Forks at Greenwood  Feb 2 Grand Forks, at%hbenix'~ "   "  '^^.Greepwootf at Grand Forks   -  6 Phoenix at Greenwood 'r  9 Greenwood at Phoenix  11 Phoenix at Grand Forks  13 Grand Forks arGreenwood  Kootenay-Boundary leaguewas held)  at Grand Forks and Phoenix was  represented by E. A. Black and  James Walsh. Among the business  transacted it was decided to have  the full set of rules printed in book I [hroiiirh h- .  form.    The same rules will govern $5^, ^   "  6 $5tOoo damages against th  Copper Situation  Sentiment in the domestic copper  market has improved on account of  the advance in the London speculat-  oi one per cent , and local stockholders have received their checks.  In the financial statement to the end  of October, which was sent out with  the 'dividend checks, it is shown  that the company, which1 is capitalized at $3,000,000, -,has a reserve and.surplus of $924-,3I7^t^. ���,  % "As^-an"-auxiliary ��� to<-the" Hidden  Creek' ore',1*a lime quarry has been'  purchased;  it -is  near  Maple  bay,  year ive market for copper. Actual quotations here show no material change  and are ruling sdmewat' lower than  a week ago.  In some lines using   considerable  quantities, of copper,   trade   is 'very  flat and a.contractton  is.���noticed/ in  practically every"Urie.t   A number >f  rrjariufacturers are still' running J on  .old business,; but new'gr-ders are said  to be very unsatisfactory as  to, -volume. Under  the   circumstances  the Kootenay and Boundary leagues.  This season all the players will be  numbered, and a record will be  kept of the goals scored and by  whom. This will make it easier for  the spectators to keep tab on the  players and the game. The rules  adopted are practically those of the  Pacific Coast league with but few  unimportant alterations. The officers elected were:  Hon. president���Sir Richard McBride.  President-^Dr. M. J. Vigneux, of  Nelson.  , Vice-president^-F.   S.   Norcross,  Greenwood  Hockey Player Sues Paper  Didier Pitre, the whirlwind hockey player, who figured on the Can-  adien team * last year and about  whose future there was some perplexity   for   a   time,   has   entered  a   suit    for  e   Mont  real Star for alleged libej. A few  nights ago the Star printed a story  concerning Petrie and his manner of  living, at which ��� the player has  taken umbrage. The action is the  outcome.  Union Paid Large Benefits  During the last three months  the '  Phoenix Miners union disbursed   in  sick  benefits the  sum   of $936.80.  This   is an indication   of the  good  work done by this  organization, as  almost every case the   money   went  into hands where thercovas  urgent [  need for it.   The amount mentioned.;,  is slightly above the average.  da  I  ..manufacturers are not in the.market  for fresh supplies of the   metal   and  Portland canal, +a> towing  distance  of 65 miles from the wharf at Anyox- ..rr    ...�����..   ���.,��  It! is now ready  that   shipments   by | are allowing their stocks to get down  barge can be made.     For the. trans-/to a minimum.     ; ~.      .      ,   /January   first,   New    Fear's    Day  portation of this rock   and "all   ores/      One large producer says that it Is   Grand Forkg will  playi Greenwood  willbe jseeia by u &at^he^fir,s��ganie  will bejplayed in Ebbenix- o^Friday  January 5tJ?; when the Greenwood  .team will fplay: here."1. However,  aside from the schedule if there is  good ice in the   Greenwood  rink on  ber'lOth1, "a big^dance^wlU be' given';.  in;.v ,,-^e   Miner}sVtUmqo; i hall ���:,-by7J  Werner's six piece orchestra.    This  promises to be^ one^ of the  biggest  dances of th e season ahtf iskdeserv-;  ing of the liberal  patronage of the  dance going public.     Tickets, J$l.  McVaugh, are, working   as   if  they I date, .and for the present1 'ther7care/req'uir7ng    floating - carriage,      two/ useless to name a price  for  copper/there      Fo//o������ ���    ;��l ^  had not a minute to spare.    ��� _r;    two resident nurses to take care   of hilr(wo of ahn,���. ,.%������ .   ���   h'       . "/������,;, r.^'���,m        _  prte ror  copperithere.     Following- is ..the; corrected  *  ThrbuildW;?ofVhe-damis   th'ak    the /^k-^Miss-Johnson-who   has/^f^ ��f ^��Ut   1800to���   caPf c.ty|unt,I consumers ff,ve some mdtcntton   schedule which Wf//' be kadheredsto  e Duuoing ot tne  aam ih   mak:-   seen a nuniber of each, have been purchased, and ad  ' ^-^' L   "      ���  mg-  good   progress,   the   p.pe   line  the   Royal Navy, and Miss Cowley,  (built   by,  the    Pacific   Coast   Pipe   recently from South Africa  The  Big- Store  Wc have just passed into stock a big shipment of California Canned Fruits.  HUNTS AND DEL MONTE BRANDS  Raspberries, Pitied  Cherries, Peaches,  Pears, Strawberries  Pineapples, Pears,  Apricots  35c. ��aer Can  <  ditional barge equipment and tow  boat will be required in the near  future.  A   coast   newspapes   states    that  some attention is likely to be direct  ed toward working for placer  gold  the   sand   on   the   north   beach    of  Graham island.     The chief difficulty  I hat faces the.operators   is the   fine  quality ofthe gold particles,   which  are   much   in the nature of the flour  or   flakey   variety.     Then there are  the heavy seas which, up to the present have rendered effective work an  impossibility.       A   few   years   ago,  says tlie report,   many   pre-emptors  and others   around   Tow   hill,   with  primitive     methods     demonstrated  that the sand was rich in gold,   and  some of them  are  alleged   to   have  made fairly good clean-ups.  An important move for Rossland,  Trail, and that part of the Kootenays  was made last week, when a splendid  exhibit of ore and smelter  products  was   prepared   and    forwarded    to  Vancouver.     On arrival   there,   the  heavy boxes will  be   unpacked   and  the contents arranged in   the   space  already set aside  for  Rosslivnd   and  Trail,   in   the   Vancouver   Progress  Club's building.     There   it  will   remain as a permanent  exhibit, to   be  inspected by  sightseers to   Vancouver and it will undoubtedly act  as a  big   magnet  for  this section.    The  ore exhibit sent   by   Rossland   is   a  splendid  one,   the   total   weight   of  ore sent being oiie thousand pounds.  The space at disposal is twenty feet  long and the   material   supplied   by  Rossland and  Trail   will   form   one  exhibit with   the   ore,   arranged   in  pyramids   at one   end, -the smelter  products at the other.     Everything  will be distinctly  and neatly labelled  so that there will be no doubt as to  the  point  of origination  being impressed on visitors at  the   Progress  Club building.  ���77'.'.;. ���preTqtmages^,    ��� ������.   ������ :au������eu, lo/      Following are the; returns ofthe  that they are in  the   market.     Then1 as'closely as possible,   as   the   con- ^output of the   Granby   mines    and  it will be time to   get   together  andldition   of the   ice   must  always be   amelter for week ending Nov. 30:  decide   upon    what   the   price will/taken into consideration: Granby........ 23,048     1,115,315  Jan. 5 Greenwood at Phoenix / smelter tonnages  7 Phoenix at Grand Forks /Granby 22,840     1,116,413  ;     ' ~ ���       ��� 1  ,  Sale of Work and Concert  The Presbyterian Ladies Aid will  hold a sale of work'andpiorne cooking in the church, Friday afternoon  next, December 12th. Afternoon  tea will be served.  A concert will be given in the  Opera House the evening of the  same day beginning a 8 o'clock. In  addition to excellent local talent,  the Greenwood Dramatic society  have kindly consented to give a  play entitled, "A Box of Monkeys,"  a farce in two acts. Tickets,  cents.     Children half price.  50  Special Hockey Games  It is reported that the Nelson  hockey team will play in Phoenix on  Christmas Day.  One of the Boundary teams, probably Phoenix, will play at Nelson  on New year's Day.  The Rossland team goes to Trail  for the opening game of the season  on Now Year's night.  Finish G. T. P. April First  By April 1 the roadbed of the  Grand Trunk Pacific railway from  ocean to ocean will be completed,  and two months later the rail ends  will have met and the last spike  been driven, according to contractors who are at work on the last of  the roadbed in the  vicinity   of  Fort  George.  ��� �����.   Married at Greenwood  Married at the Pacific hotel,  Greenwood, on Thursday, December 4th, by Rev. J. R. Munro,  B. A., B. D., Raymond F. Moran  and Irene May Humphrey, both of  Carmi, B. C.  Look  at the  Young  Fellow  who  Sets  the  Pace in  Clothes  If you could only ask them you'd find a lot   of them  wearing  Me-fto|P  Parliament to Meet Jan. 15  The    Provincial    parliament    Ii:  been called to meet on  January lo.  TAILORED CLOTHES  That's because they're sure of the style and correctness of them. It takes good cutting and good  tailoring to get the proper fit into the snug,  form-fitting coats worn now. And only that  same good tailoring and all pure wool fabric  will make it stay there.  If you too want to be sure of that fit and wear you  had better get yourself a suit of STYLE-  CRAFT this time.  In cut and cloths we have such a variety that one  can find anything that suit's oie taste;  Carson & Co. I ' '*��� t  raAstv.'  I"'  I'-v'-  *'_��  THE    PIONEER,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  at Phoenix. British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States.  "G. Ka-y, Publisher.  Now that the dancing season is  here a discussion of (the subject is  not out of place. There is a diversity of opinion as to whether or  not the "tango," the "bunny hug,".  the "turkey trot,"fthe "grizzly  bear," the "peacock glide," the  "horse trot," and other favorite  fantastic "speed" dances are vulgar, i  Many are of the  opinion ''���that  they  ADVERTISING SCALE,,     [ '���  Application for Liquor Licence (30 days) . .$5.00  Certificate ot Improvement notice (60 days) $7.601 ... - - -       ���  Application to Purchase land,notices (GO days) I are a" ri��ht Jf danced, w jtji decorum.   i " *7.so J Articles condemning these forms of  DelinquentCoj,wnernoUces(90daya)  ...HMO  dancing J��ve appeared in the   press  Small Water Notices <30 days)......'...... S7.50I fmrM   *:���        *��. �����' >S     -    . ' -   -;     ^  Allother Jegal^ert,^, 12 cent, a^ne, V^ 6���8 *�� ^ but th^ are  single column, for the lirst insertion; and 8 m��SlIv'^ people .who condemn the  cents a line for each subsequent insertion, non- ^ance aS a"' whole, even to the two-  Step   and  the   waltz,   - In   the ball  A Sane Christmas  There is a great deal of  common  sense behind the  movement  which  has'   been incepted   in   the   United  States in favor of a sane Christmas.  The society  for  the  prevention  of  useless   giving  has   the matter   in  hand,  and, - as   its   name  implies,  aims   to strike at   the   practice   of  giving   Christmas   gifts   "just  because   one has  to."   Its  activities  are "not aimed at Santa Clans,   who  Justice Clement's Case  The judgement of Mr. Justice Cas- ��� I  sels in the suit brought  by the government to recover from Mr. Justice  Clement  of the  supreme  court  of  British Columbia some $4,500 which  he collected for traveling  expenses  between Grand Forks and  Vancouver on the ground that  he  was   residing in the former city and had to  travel the distance between the,two  cities in order to hold   court  in   the  CANADIAN  Are you going to  parell measurement.  Saturday, Dec.   6,  1913  The present generation, might be  termed the automobile race.  In the* words*'of -tbe cobbler,  "these are times* that try men's  soles."  room,. in the ���>> Phoenix Miners'  jUnion building this sign appears  posted in a conspicuous "place:  i     . "Ragging:, or any, Sugges  i " tive   Dancing  is  Strictly  Pr'o-  [, hibited.    By Order."  can go as far as he likes in making latter when, as a matter of fact, he  thecbildien happy, but such cases was all the time living in Vancouver  as Mrs. A. who gives to her neigh- does not make pleasant reading for  bor, Mrs.  B.,   something  that  she  those who hold that members of the  cannot afford and the recipient does  not want, simply because Mrs. A.  fears Mrs. B. will think she' is  mean if she does _ not reciprocate  the useless gift received last Christ  mas. As the Montreal Herald says:  Mrs. Jones  gives  your  wife  bench should be above reproach  men possessing integrity of character as well as a well-grounded  knowledge oflaw and a well balanced mind.  The effect of the judgement, in to  say that Mr. Justice Clement collect-  ONTARIO, QUEBEC, NEW BRUNSWICK  NOVA SCOTIA FOR XMAS?  ThP��. r.,.0c .ra.��'-,.��i   ���  jl       7.1     "mra- J��nes  &Ives  y��ur  wife  aisay mat xwr. justici  to anTobse ved as a^LTtZlH "^ ^ Pink'"bb����S ��" *���  ed *�����' ���"���� ey' from the government  to and observed as a general th.ng. | and   is   offended   in retum   ;f she l)Ie&a,iy.    This is bad enough,   but  The Grand Forks Sun says there  is one consolation in being poor.  The risk of losing money is reduced to a minimum. -. **'   Y "   '  t,. ..  /        .       ." . ,���������-*�� -ana   is   onenaea   in return   it  she  The  only exception ��   m  case,the doesn>t     t   a  crocheted   thi  fights m the.hall go out,   and   then   with    bIue   rjbbons       Mrs/jon/s  of course  the  dancers  are  not  to|doesn>t   want to      Ve   fche dingus  blame, forthey cannot see the sign  in the dark and for "the time being  forget the wording of it.  > f   *. .A  The   greatest   enemy    that    the  country town and   small   city  have  today;is the  mail order  house.    In  tbe last 10 years eight of the  great  est states ofthe ,U. S. have Jost  in  small'  town  population.     , Of this  number' Pennsylvania leads, its back; where the dust doesn't show,  towns being depleted the fastest. I and nothing is too;, fine to use���a  This fact is significant, as catalogue I room whose speech is silver "and  houses openly admit that the state I whose silence is golden���-where a  mentioned is the largest buyer of j happy cat curls himself to repose in  mail order goods among the bunch, j blisful affinity with "the penceful  And what applies   to  the  States in   house dog, a place, where the]wick-  ed cease from troubling and the  weary are at rest. A sort.of moral  lean-to which adjoins the house  beautiful.      Every ^ home     should  and she has no use for the thing-  umy, but somebody started this  amiable habit of giving Christmas  presents willy-nilly, some   centuries  A Home Snuggery  There should always be one  spot  in the home sacred to  the   best  interests of the family.    A   room   full i  of comfort where   the sofa is   made I  to lounge on, and the chairs  to tilt  why shouldn>t  Cauadians   Jearn   ��  keep their pennies, their dinguses  and their thingmummies, instead of  spreading them around where they  will do the least good?"  the judgement does not stop there  Counsel engaged in the case, both  for Mr. Justice Clement and for the  government, asked Mr. Justice Cas-  sels to say whether or not, in 'his  opinion, the defendant justice had  intentionally   deceived   the*depart-  ago, and we have been hard at it ment of justice as to his place of  ever since. If Uncle Sam has residence in order to secure this  learned not to blow his thumbs off money, and his reply handed down  with   a giant, cracker  and   making] is in the affirmative.  If the case is to rest there, either  one or other of two things must  follow���either that ' Mr. Justice  Clement resign from the bench or,  that, failing such action on his  part,    steps   be   taken   for  his  re  The "Home Folks" will be glad to see you; but further pleased if when  you detrain at your "Home Town" you are feeling refreshed and comfortable after your long journey. The Canadian Pacific equipment  and service always leave that satisfied feeling.  CALL TODAY  and let us arrange everything for you, thus removing many of the  little worries incidental to "gettiug away." Tickets on sale to the  Old Country daily throughout November and December, final return  limit five months. Tickets on sale Lo the Eastern Provinces throughout December, final return limit three months (with privilege- of extension.) Reduced rates from all Kootenay points to all points east  (in Canada.)   Your choice of routes.   Stop overs.  From Phoenix to  Toronto, $96.90.   Montreal, $101.90  J. E. CARTER,  AGENT, PHOENIX, B.C.  the Fourth of" July a  sensible  day, -  J. y. MURPHY,  DIST. PASSENGER AGENT,  NELSON, B.C.  this respect can also be  applied   to  Canada.  WOOD  D. J. MATHESON   Insurance Agent  = moval, either by impeachment or by I FIDELITY  BONDS,. PLATE   GLASS  >  It is reported that F. E. Simpson,  formerly editor of the Cranbrook  Herald, has purchased a home "in  Nelson and'will move there-next  spring from  Victoria,  where" he  is  .."^iivjng.^ He is going to'Nelson  as the 'representative.- of "a wealthy  syndicate- 7of\��� English ". capitalists,  "who are seeking'pVbfitable investments 'in British. Columbia. h Mr.  Simpson has a Well earned reputa-  , ,tion as a clever newspaper man and  general  booster* *fof *"rthe"* country.'   '-     ^   , .XI      ,    -      v.   .      1      ", ,   , _ J  he is' coming   back   to   the  First-class  Fir and Tam-j  any other means that may be avail  able. It is- announced in telegraphic dispatches, however, that  Mr. Justice Clement is  not satisfied  have this one place of retreat.  It is not an impossible place.  Love is the architect; content its  atmosphere. ' W��L %"nd it .in our  friends' homes, ������ often,, where least  expected, and are .-surprised^ because  it ' is never a show' place: It "is  simply,a-golden roonvrxTa , wooden  house.    - '<���" -���    .-��� -  arac Wood, $6.00 per cord I with the finding of Mr. Justice Cas  COMMISSIONER  AFFIDAVITS  FOR  TAKING  FIRE, LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  PHOENIX, B-C  Pine Wood,   $5.00 per cord.  Fir and Tamarac, uouble cut,  per cord, $7.00.     : , ,\  '-  v" "." v ft "   7  WOOD  DELIVERED  ON   8HORT  .The Origin^ofv Man;  "I   .know, nothing  /about    the  origin of man  except  what J/am  NOTIOK.  'Phone B32  Robt. Forshaw  That- ..._d        ���   ���._   __.m r_   ,_ mjj  Kootenays tb live is welcome ' news  told in the bible���^that God   created   R U(](l- STEAM  I A fTNTlP V  'to his many old   friends   and'ad-|him.    I   do 'npt^know   amy 'more       "      vdIflAM  LAUW1IKY  than that, and I do; not  k'now, any j   ,The machinery in our Laundry has  mirers.  Qne;of the things that has retarded mining in the past is the  fact, that every man who had a  prospect held it at a price which  could only be paid for a developed  mine, and naturally capitalists have  refused ' to put their money into a  mere hole in the ground. There is  no question of the mineral deposits of the _ province, but before  outsiders can-be induced' to invest  they must have the assurance ,that  there is reasonable ^ security that  they will have a proper return for  the money they ��� may have' to. put  into the miner     -1"  man  son.  that  does."���Sir Wm.  any  Daw-  King-Edward Lodge  No. 36,/LF, and'^M.  CohHLowery says the   Greenwood  Ledge   is  the   only   paper   in   the  world that has more ads- from   outside *points than in   its   own   town.  But  then a -poet ist never  without  honor save in his own country.  - In  all of western Canada there is not a  better known writer than Col. Low-  ery, and his paper has been  quoted  all over tbe United States and Canada, yet in his home town of Greenwood  were it  not  for   the   outside  patronage   his  paper   would   soon  fall   into the  hands   of  the  sheriff.  All of which goes to  prove  that  a  man  must go away   from   home   to  be appreciated.  3,��� ���n ��� .  Regular communication at 8  p.m.  Second. Thursday of  each .monthr. -"  Emergent meetingstas caIled;7Masonic  Hall, McHale Block.- ,;    ��� v r  , -     "'' ffPAXMKR 3. Cook,  Jab. B. CA^jant,, - -- - - w.M.  s-l.-a.BfiH.  Snbwahoo Lodffe  .     ^   %y-Uo.**y   "-;  Meets every Jtfonday  Evening at  Miners' Hall.   Visiting brethren cordially invited.  - .' -,  ,y,       ,4-   _' ' -  , E. E. Barnes; Noble Grind.  Wm. Oxley, Fin. Secy.  Sam McLeod, Bee. Secy/. " -  Daughters or Rebokah  Phoonlx Lod0B;NoV|7 ^ '  Meets-in  tbe  Miner*'   Union * Jju&bo ]  Hall FhBt and Third'Wedneedayw.'v'- ��� <  Mrs. O weiw, Noble Grand   V  ���   Mrs. Mary MoKensierBeciatwjr.  recently been completely overhauled,  and we are now in a position to give  our patrons the utmost satisfaction in  all kinds of laundry work at the most  liberal .rates.  We wash Everything  but  the  Baby.  A Trial Solicited.  Phone 50.  Dominion Ave.  sels, and will appeal to the supreme  court of Canada. In this he is acting quite within his rights.  In view of the possibility of an  appeal being taken the only opinion  the Daily News would express in  the matter is that the hearing of  this appeal should be' expedited as  much,as "possible, for, until it has  been,disposed of, a most unpleasant condition,of affairs will exist so  far as the bench of this province.is  concerned.���Nelson Daily News.  < ���;     **   I    ' Speak Kindly  Speak kindly in the morning. It  lightens the cares of the day, and  makes the household and all its affairs move along smoothly, Speak  kindly at night, for it may be before  dawn some loved one may finish his  or her space of life for this world,  and - it will be too late to ask forgiveness.���Exchange.  BOOKS AND STATIONERY  Fancy Goods, Dolls and Toys, Kodak Films and  Supplies, Musical Instruments and Supplies, Newspapers, Magazines and Periodicals���School Sundries. ���  ^,;WaJlpaporand';Doporat|yo Pictures  cA,:\ yPs^Sy Tobacco arid Smokers'-Sundries." S  .Endles^Varlety of Goods Suitable for Presents  AL. ALMSTROM  All the Latest Newspapers, Magazines  =*=  FRAT ER tfM/.bMife R'  ',   v    -OF7EAfcLESfty  Shoes that Fit!  We make a specialty of Miners'  Shoes; good fit, nice -shape, and  nothing but the best of stoek used  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  NICK PALORCIA,  Knob Hill Ave.        Phoenix, B.O.  ��0   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  THIS  is a  HOME  DYE  that  v:o  can use  Phoenix Aerle No. 158  '        -    v' '���-/"���  (Vleets in Union Hall, Friday Evenings.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  .  ,       '  Quitman Work, W. P.  f James Wbib^W. Secy.  K. of P. Lodge,  28    Ph^ix��  Meets Tdesdav Evening at 7.30.  bojourning brothers coi-dially wel  corned.  J. E. CaAteb, O. 0.  Chas. McKay, K. of B. S.  [ a The Guaranteed "OHE DYE fa/  ���"* All Kinds of Cloth.  .     cJ!S*n'_s,<5Ple, No Clunco of Mistake.. TRY  Ii ^iT { ?"'nd :��J!.F'CB c o'or Card and Booklet.  *   TheJohn.onjRktard-on Co. limited, Monuia  PYTHIAW SISTERS  ���Mountain Temple Lod^re No. 17  Urcots in Pythian Hal], Lower Town  Second and Fourth Thursday*).  M,.s Moifvdd Batemun,  ^ MiZ?&KenA*  M.K.O.  Tbade Marks  _.     O(fSI0N8  - - CeS��VRlQHT9 &e.  mSffiiff'iLSSS?'?8 * ���'��tfl��1��na^ogcriptlon toaj  Onlotly aflcertnln our opinion tne whetberu  luvantlon is proliably patentabfo. Commnnlea.  tlonsstrlotwoonoiientlaj. rlANDBOOtfouPatraS  sent iroa. Oldeat asrenor tor eeauine mteotm.  Patent taken tfironah Mnnn *%awsw^v��  iptciainoUce, without cKarg*. tntm     <�������������  JciefiiifieBitericaii.  A fiwidaimelyUlartnrtcd weekly. JUrgertoUi.  ^pp �� ony Bdentiflo Journal   TwSs ��w  >qoo,& nr et, WMhillEn?:  Ifha  U tntareseed and should know  ���_   about the wondeUiil  MARVEL Whtrllitjf Spray  The newVatfnalSyrir.'e    H��l |  ��� Most convenient.  Hi defines    OI'  instantly.      ask your  druggist fnUft,-,.  >Mjriuu.<r��cea  -.-���    -t-jt    I**-l*��s�� rull panlc-  uUim   1 dir clloi 1 Invaluable to ladles,  WW *SO�� SOPPLV CC,  Miaieor. Oot, Grnetxi Agento for (  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  Jin 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 khan 2,6���� acres will be leased to  ene applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person te the  Agent or Snb-Agenfc of the district in  which Ihe rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsur-  veyed territory the tract applied for  shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for are not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable  output of the mine at the rate of five  cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish 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 fumisned at 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 Inteiior, 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.  Send In Your Stationery Orders and  Holiday Printing to the  ��� a'  Phoenix Pioneer  THE HOME OF  A BUSINESS MAN  IS   KNOWN BY THE  QUALITY OF PRINTING HE USES  Our Stock of Stationery is .the Best that-can be procured in  Canada, and our Workmanship will meSrwith your approval  Why Not Have Your Stationery  Printed by Us?  ."������-,''     .:���'���"'     ' ... ���   '"  We make a specialty of Letterheads, Envelopes, Billheads,  Note Heads, Memos., Visiting-Cards, Menus, Posters,'  Wedding Invitations, Check Books, By-Laws,  and in fact anything done with Printers'  INK AND PAPER   ' '  AM�� Job Too Large, None too Small  $2.00 per Year in Advance. $250 per Vear to U. S.  ctfr jhNMahuUumiiuuAt'f -Weak Heart  Many ijeople suffer from weak hearts Tw  may experience shortness of breath onf^^J  pain over the heart, or dizzv fZe\L*Z-~ on exeruon,  after meals or their eyeflKSI BS^?Prtf "i? ht?a.thin8  sufficiently strong toTnumnfffii ����� ��fd' tf!ehe?rtis not  they hav/cold hlnd8Pa^rffe^^ the extremities, and  l^����I^W.taWQ<L^.Wte i?ecause of weakened  nobadofter-effect.   Such is Aaeart ton,c *��* alterative should bo taken which hai  Dr. Pierced Golden Medical Discovery  ft I. . Tf ����ntaIn" B�� daa8oronS narcotics or al^^T^""'^  JeJPfOT^ blood.   It  helping digestion and curing dyspops�� Tart hS���.fiS ~nt3 from tho food' thereby  tpms. stops excessive t.BsvJe ^n^^SJ^^^neo^*o'^blesym^  down, anaamic. thin-blooded people, &'^��^bt7m%^&*^  ^HE    PtoNEEA.    PSOENIX,.   BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  Concentrates  ntrrnrmn .nr.i.mo  The  Queen's Hotel  COMPLETELY REFURNISHED  AND  REFITTED  New     conservative      committee  rooms have been   opened   in   Ross  ^.JHarry Coutes, well known in the  Boundary,-is building'a garage in  Fort George.  It is reported that , during the  past. few months 30,000 - people  have   left Vancouver.  That Premier Borden is again in  the best of health is the news that  comes from Ottawa.1  The C. P. R. have ordered 100  new sleeping cars built this winter  at a cost of $2,500,000.'  Dr. Wrincb's hospital   at   Hazel  are steamed and flattened and compressed into bale's for export. If  bottle corks are to ,be made, the  sheets are once more steamed,, and  cut into cubes, afterwards being  trimmed into shape by hand or by  machine.  It appears that the year's   output  of bibles by the British' and   foreign  bible  society   numbered   7,899,000  volumes.      The    bible   .society    of  Scotland for the last year of record,  circulated-2,379,000 volumes.     The  issue of the American   bible  society  for the same   period   numbered   4,-  049,610,  making a  grand   total   of  copies of the  bible  of  14,308,595.  These figures abundantly    indicate  .that the bible  out   ranks  all   other  books as a seller, although miljions  ton has been provided  with   an am-  of coP��es are given out   annually by  | bulancc and an X-ray   apparatus.     jthe bible societies, literally  without  'nderwear  is that kind of underwear you want���  the kind that cannot sag or lose its  shape.  Every suit bearing the famous triangular, trademark is actually knit to  torm���knit with exacting care to fit  dtsttnct types of men, women and  children.  No. 95natural wool garment is pro-  Z��!��. ������*������������...��  We beg to announce the reopening of the Queen's 'Hotel.    This  popular hotel has been completely refitted throughout;      >  everything new and up-to-date.    Large lofty rooms,  heated with hot water.   Perfect fire appliances.  Night and Day Service  Patrons of this hotel will find  in  it all the comforts ot home.  Perfect satisfaction is assured all our guests.     It is  the most centrally located hotel in town.   " . "  Bar Stocked with Best Wines, Liquors, Cigars  The C. P. R. passenger trains  on Sundays between Rossland and  Nelson have been taken off until  further orders.  I money and without price.  tQErnXsr S i-~il,���.-���"�����" "wi garment is pro-  Penmans Limited,   Paris, Canada  HARTMAN & WALSH, Props.   =  FIRST STREET AND KNOB HILL AVENUE it  Your Milk Supply  Should come from healthy and vigorous Stock,  handled in a CLEANLY AND SANITARY  manner Separated Cream "insures purity and  quality.        -;,   ,     '     The Dairy produces both.  THE .DAIRY      J. WHannam, Prop  Proper Olbthes for Men  Percy Godenrath has been appointed publicity agent for the  Prince Rupert board of trade at a  salary of $M00 a month.  British Columbia is to have a  new building in London to take the  place of that which has done duty  ever since Hon. J. H. Turrier has  been agent-general in London.     "*  A   new use has   been   discovered  for    wireless' telegraphy      It   was  found in Pennsylvania   that   messages could be sent   to   fast   moving!  trains in a mountainous district. a��  The telegraph line between the  north and south ends���of Graham  island has been completed. There  is an operator located at Queen  Charlotte City and one at Masset.  The West Kootenay Power &  Light company- have declared a  dividend of t# per _���cent ..for- the  quarter on the common stock. This  places the stock of the "company on  a five per cent annual basis.  - A'Tnan after serving 30'years was  liberated from the-Kingston penv-  Ventiary^theother day. " He entered  prison before Canada had a" transcontinental railway, and when released he looked for the first time  on a-street car and an automobile.  Didier     Pitre,    the      sensational  Premier's Railway Policy  "  The   railway  policy   inaugurated  by Sir Richard McBride some years  ago seems to be   working out   very  satisfactorily.     The rapid   progress  made   by    the   different     railways  whose bonds are guaranteed by the  government are proof of this.     The  Canadian Northern has 220 miles of  steel laid on the  mainland.     It   has  completed   the-grading   of  another  120-miles,   while  grading   work   is  progressing on yet another 60.   The  construction has involved the building of nineteen steel   bridges, all of  which   are   practically    completed^  over "eight- of which   trains   are  now   running.    On   the   Island   87  miles of tracking has been finished.  The grading of 65 miles is- in hand.  Both on Vaucouver island   and   the  mainland the terms of the   contract  with   the    government   are   being  lived up-to, so   that   the   Canadian  Northern will be in operation at the  time-specified.--  It is the" same with  the   Kettle    River   Valley   railway,  where - the   construction    ,is-being  carried .on- as   rapidly-^ as possible.-  Eighteen miles rof this'road are now  in operation.-   On the'Pacific Great  Eastern there-are now some   5,000  men employed.    Sir Richard   states  th^t by next year  that railway   will  be running trains from Tidewater to  Lillooet.     These   figures  and statements cannot be questioned.     They  constitute  a   conclusive   answer   to  Underwear  Hosiery  Sweaters  97  ^i  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class and Up-To-Date  Hotel in  Phoenix.    'New from cellar,  to.roof.     Best Sample Rooms ih the  '  ���    .      Boundary,   Opposite   Great   Northern. ~  Depot-      v   V      Modern Bathrooms. i  STEAM HEATED.  O. D. Bush, Prop.  ELECTRIC LIGHTED  ~ Phoenix, BTCv  "i -.  SPECIAL ORDER SAMPLES  FOR FALL  Are now ready for Inspection.     Make your  choice   while   the   assortment   is   complete  "French-Canadian     hockey     player, v     .....,���t.    .w  has been taken on by Frank Patrick I those who find a pastime in alleging  at    Vancouver     in     exchange    for|��"at   railroad   building   in   the Pro  "Newsy" Lalonde.    Last year Pitre I vmce ls being  undertaken in a hap  dr*ew   $3,000   from    the    Montreal j hazard way.   The beneficial results of  club, although it is said   bis   salary j1'16  railroad   policy are   apparent in  this season will be slightly less. I very many aspects.     Tt has afforded  The citizens of Kaslo last   Satur-   emPIoyment for   thousands.       The  day evening celebrated   the   arrival   rfieat Du,k ofthe money  spent on it  '        ��� r* ^ i  '    sole>:agents for princeton~coal  ���   Dealer in Lumber, Shingles, Lath-    - -  and Cedar Poles.     Stull Lagga.n.  First-Class Fir & Tamarac Wood. '  MOVING MACHINERY OUR SPECIALTY  If Tired of Wood, try Princeton Coal  Thos. Brown  "Everything- a Man  Wears"  in ess our  The product ofthe local dairies is good, but ours is the best.  Cleanliness'is our watchword, and no germ can pass bur sentries.  Our poultrj' department has increased its supply of eggs. Lei: us  accommodate you. PHONE F 32  The Phoenix Dairy  W. A. McKay <& Sons  Proprietors  Harrd-Painied China  TO  Pine selection of hand-painted China���just the  thing- for newly-weds. Perfumes, Talcum Powder,  Razors, Brushes, Soaps. Stationery, Books, Toys,  Confectionery, Cigars, Tobacco, Pipes, etc. Finest  lines of Postal Cards.      ' McCormick'% Chocolates.  KNOB HILL AVENUE  of the first locomotive over the new  .standard guage railway line from  Whitewater by a largely attended  and enthusiastic smoking concert;  at which the mayor, aldermen and  prominent citizens were present.  Up at Nome after the big storm  there was the gruesome sight of  quarters of beef and dead bodies  floating around together. The  storm tore from its foundations the  large cold storage warehouse and  carried the beef carcases out to sea,  while the frozen bodies had been  washed from the Nome graveyard.  Wm. Davidson, ex-M. P. P. and  executive officer of District No. 6,  Western Federation of Miners, is  home at New Denver after a sojourn of about six months in the  United States, from coast to- coast  on official business connected with  his organization. He represented  that body as delegate to the recent  Seattle convention of the American  Federation of Labor.  Cork is the bark of an oak which  is at present found in large quantities only in Spain and Portugal.  The owners of groves of this tree  strip off the bark every decade, this  being the time necessary to obtain  cork one and a quarter inches thick.  It is   usually cut   into   strips   which  finds its way into the  pockets of the  people   of  British Columbia.      The  advent   of   competion  by   a    third  transcontinental   road   has   led   the  Canadian   Pacific  railway to double  track its line, a project   that   means  an immense expenditure   in   British  Columbia,   extending   over a   number of years.     It   has   further  led  the  C. P. R.   to   make   stupendous  efforts to.improve its grade through  the mountains, so  that the policy of  the   premier    has    been    fruitful   of  beneficial results   that   were   hardly  dreamed of when it was announced  ���Victoria Colonist.  Meat Market Specialties  "Empress" Creamery Butter, 40c. per lb. 2 lbs. 75 c.  "       y;     " " 141b. box $5.00.  Fancy Eastern Eggs, 4-Oc. per dozen.  Ontario Cheese, mild flavor, 25 cts. per lb.  Pure Leaf Lard, 51b. Pail, SI.OO.  Sugar Cured Hams, 27c. per lb.  Choice Breakfast Bacon, 28c. per lb.  Sardines, 15 cts. per tin.  Salt and Smoked Fish in variety.  Spend Your Money at Home  Every time you .go to town  And start to throw your money round  Say "home made goods are the stuff  for me  "Because they spell prosperity,"  The dollar you  send to  the eastern  store  Says: "Good-bye Bill" for evermore,  But tho  dollar you spend   in   your  own home town  Keeps a coruin' and   a   comin'  and a  comin' 'round.  P. BURNS & CO., LTD.  Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merchants  PHOENIX, B.C.       PHONE 2  The Phoenix Club  N. J. Deichert, Prop.  Happiness is a by-product. Seeking happiness, as many of the unhappy rich do today, is like the  childish quest for the foot of the  rainbow. To obtain it as a goal is  impossible.���Ex.  M5S  G2E��  3& ;~ U - - - -  n.,.r,rm^IWM_I  imwC T |DO YOUH FOR BUSINESS DIRECT with Ihe lamest house In Ihe WcrtJ  KggK     6 dealing exclusively In AMERICAN RAW FURS  i%k ��*Gt "^o*6 Money" for your FUKS  W\  | SMXP TOTin PCKS TO "SHUBERT"  /I'HADbc. returns,    write :.or    <iiw .-outturn sauiPUtr,  ilitiblo, nccurnto murkot report or.d price list published.  *>Wi��o for �����NOW���J*'h J.RBE  A   R  SHI IRFRT I��r-  2S-~y WE��iT Austin ave.  **�� "�� ��3* A��J��SE.K. 4 , S.nC. Dept.'il42 CHICAGO. U.S.A.I  * ��yim I ill' i' i��rwnragBigCTBMgaga��jBEa��gjiTr<iTyji^A-.;jara^ ��  PIPES, CIGARS, TOBACCOS, CIGARETTES  BEST BRANDS ALWAYS ON HAND.  Special Line of the Famous Haid Chocolates  Smokers' Supplies.       Soft Drinks  ifX-  8^  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 8.45 a.m. ]  " "        lower town,   9.00 a.m.  ."-Standard Time  Leave Greenwood 3.00 p.m. J  PROMPT  ATTENTION  TO  EXPRESS AND  FREIGHT  J. FULLER, Proprietor  ENGLISH BILLIARDS,   POOL,   BOWLING ALLEYS  NEAREST HOTEL TO FAMOUS GRANBY MINES  FiRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION  FOR   MINERS  Bar Stocked with the Finest Line of Wines, Liquors, Cigars  A. O. Johnson    -    -    -    Proprietor  iv>','ijj  -r. i  I- ad  ��� 2 ' f  ' f   ' fell  im  ir&m  ni  nmmmm I w* ** r  *ifi   ,* /v  I V. V ^  f'H*'' '  .-/ ���  |v>.Y*  1 &i.  r  TtTR   PIONEER,   PHOENIX,    BBITISH   COLUMBIA.  V  mBmaamamWtMBBaWUaaWKVsW&KBUBBaaWSaaWa^^  I   Phone 56 < ' P. <X Box 309  j McKAY & KNIGHT  Grocers and Provision Merchants  (Next'Door to Drug Store)  i    ~     r    '    ,  "    ���       ���  \S  j -���  Don't Spoil Your Cake by  Using: Hard; Dry Peels  We sell only the Purest and Best Ingredients.  I:; i -.  <svy.  Citren Peel  Lemon ~'u ,  Orange "  30c. pep lb.  cc  A ^  I  Stationery and' Fancy   Goods,   Fancy  'Xmas  ~''y\ Cards and Papetries.  Waterman and Moore Fountain Pens, Kodaks  and Premo Cameras, Violins, Banjos,  Mandolins, Accordeons and  Mouth Organs.  .$  <i \  t- *t-rt*t ��s * u>   ,��� v��   *-      j-    s,    -  8tfv >7V..l  fes*-/1*''^ "J-1  Pipes and Smokers' Sundries.  1 i ,.��� : :   -'.-*�� <      A ' -     t   ' ' > <  ~  Fancy Chinaware, Work Baskets, Ladies' Handbags and Purses, Souvenir Burnt Leather Goods,  Children's'Picture Books, Big Line of Toys and  Dolls, New Year's Calendars and Cards at v  V"^'  ^^ -;  ?"  c(  ;S:  >at  s  "BOOK AND STATIONERY  STORE.    Upper-Town  lys-t^Jr ���f^/.-Vj:��V,��.irti,5^wafe'J��s'iiUt*     f~-^-;v,i ji' ' ^i  \ 'fj  'ft  \>  The Bittte Hotel  LOWER TOWN  .Bar stocked with the Finest of Italian Wines.  a, -u Best Brands of Liquors and Cigars.  STEAM HEATED THROUGHOUT  Rooms .Furnished, Clean, and' Well Ventilated.  T*-*r   i i-k  Miners' Union Opera House  PROGRAM FOR  SATBRDAY, Dee. 6, 13  u  2.  w>  "BACK TO THE OLD FARMM��� Essanay  A Real Country Life Story.  "VIPERS AT HOME"���Pathe  Splendid Natural Histoiy'Subject.  2a "QROTTO OF DAUMP-Pathe  Beautiful Scenic Photography.  Vocal Solo-"YOU MADE ME LOVE YOU"  MISS ETTA MURRAY.  3.  4.  Sm  ) RIP VAN WINKLE   (&itagrapll)  j     A magnificent reproduction of this American classic.    The  Legend of Sleepy Hollow, by Washington Irving.  "BUNNY AND THE TWINS"���Vitagraph.  ~y '���   "   Featuring John Bunny, the Fat Man.  Adults, 1 5c;    Children,  under 12 years  (First 6 Rows)  Local and General  J. A. Morrin   spent last Sunday 'in  Nelson," ��� " - <  Frank Anderson  left   Wednesday  "The Store of Quality"  -  1  for Seattle,  - Joe Waller arrived in Phoenix from  Nelson Monday.  Mrs. T. Russell  returned Thursday  from Spokane.  Bert Ferguson left Tuesday for Nelson to interview a dentist. '" '  Joe Darraugh was down to Grand  Forks the first of the week.  A. L. White of Greenwood carries  a, complete line of automobile skates,  F. S. Norcross, superintendent nf  the B. C. Copper company, was in  Phoenix yesterday. ,,  Mrs. T." F. T^yons arrived last Monday from Vancouver to visit with her  sister,, Mrs. Walters. f   l  * vJ -  Miss McBwen, teacher in the Phoenix school, spent last Sunday with  friends in Grand Forks.  Mr. and Mrs. Joe^Strutzel and Dr.  and Mi-s. Ritchie were down to Spokane during' the week.' . ^  Miss Maude Bagley accompanied by  her mother returned to Phoenix Wednesday after a month's absence!    </ '  Mrs. John Hartman was down' to  Grand Forks Wednesday, visiting  with, her sister/Mrs. Quinlivan.  Miss Grace Williams and' sister, left-  last Saturday morning over the Great  Northern for their home in Spokane.  ' The making of ice in the Phoenix  rink was started today. Already'there  is a good sheet of ice in the curling  rink.    ., ��� ,----<  ,The election of officers of Phoenix  Miners' Union takes place in their hall  today. Polls are open from'10 a.<ni.  to 8 p. m.'  ��1. Engen, champion ski jumper of  Canada; leftthis week for Seattle on  business in connection with the Phoenix. Ski club,   r   ' i  J. R. Kesson has taken up the duties of chief of police of Greenwood in  place of J. Williams, now transferred  to Grand Forks. - :   l  -Woodsawing with gasoline engine  on short notice. ' Call up Percy "Andrews at Brooklyn hotel. Prices, $1  per cord single cut, $1.50 two cuts. - -  "\ Alex Saunders.was here from Christina lake for a day or two. Mr^Saun-  ders is a prosperous rancher, having  a��s  traveling public "Jimmy" Marshall  seems to have no difficulty in delivering the goods.  F. J. Harbinson, who sent four Barred Rocks to the Trail poultry show,  won second prize for cocks and second  and third for hens. His birds were  also exhibited at the Nelson poultry  show. At Nelson he won first and  second prizes for cocks.  -Page Boyle is leaving this morning  for Spokane. He will later leave for  Vancouver, where the business office  of his diamond drill company has  been established. By having the office at the coast the company's' operations at Hidden Creek can be handled  mbye expeditiously. __  While the forms of the Pjoneer  were on the press last night the  basket ball games between the Phoenix seniors and the Greenwood seniors, and the Peoenix school boys and  the Greenwood school boys were in  progress in the Phoenixiskating rink.  A full account of the games will be  published next week.  Geo. W. Rogers and W. Jenks returned Sunday evening after spending  tho past week near Canyon City.  They brought back six deer, and out  of the bunch they procured two fine  specimens weighing in the neighbor  hook of 200 pounds. They found deer  quite plentiful in that locality. They  report 10 men from Bridesville having  brought out SO deei.  Thtf moving pictures at the Miners'  Union Opera house Tuesday evening  wore amongst the best ever seen in  Phoenix. B.'E7 McCamrnon sang the  Star of Bethlehem. Thursday night  Miss Lillie Picthall was the vocalist,  and .tonight Miss Etta Murray will  sing. The main film tonight will be  Rip" Van Winkle. In future on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday nights  ther<? will be special performances.  Winter's Cough Cure  one     of   fche   best   places, * in    that  vicinity.-     - .,,  ^Barney Cosgrove, who at one time  ran the Phoenix Club, is in town for a  few days. Mr. Cosgrove is now in the  real estate business and has been in  Vancouver for some' time. ,'   .  ^ J. D. McKay writes from Nechechej  Alberta, that he is making out w��il on  his ranch and that he had a good,crop  this year. His many friends in "Phoenix will be pleased to learn that" he is  getting along all right.  Arrangements have been made by.  the Pioneer for receiving a batch of  news each week from a special correspondent at Grandy Bay. These items  should prove of interest to the many  readers of this, paper.      ,  John Marshall, who for over a year  has been head clerk in the drygoods  department of Morrin-Thompson &  Co.'s store, left Monday for Glasgow,'  Scotland, to spend the holidays with"  relatives. He will' return here next  spring.  Sixty-five guests were registered at'  the Strathcona Hotel in Nelson last  Sunday. When it comes to feeding  the   multitude  and   caring  for   the  SEALED ,TENDERS,_addressed to  the undersigned, and endorsed "Tender  for Immigration Detention'" Hospital  Building, Vancouver^ B*.- C," will be  received at this office until 4.00 P. M.,  on Monday, December 29,1918, for the  erection of the above named building. ,  Plans,., specification 7 and'form j of  contract can be seen and forms' of .tender obtained at this" department, at the  ofSce of W.7 Henderson, Esq., Resident  Architect, Victoria, B. C���,andU,on application to^ Mr. A; J. ChisholnV caretaker, Public Building," Vancouver, B.C.  ', Persons tendering are notified that  tenders will not be considered unless  made on the printed forms supplied,  and signed with their actual signatures,  stating their occupations and places of  residence. -, In the case of firms the  actual signature, the nature of the- occupation and place of residence of each  member of the firm must be given.  Each tender must be accompanied by  an accepted cheque on a chartered  bank, payable to the order of the Honourable the Minister of Public Works,  equal to ten per cent (10 p. c.) of the  amount of- the < tender, which will be  forfeited if the person tendering decline to enter into a contract when  called upon to do so, or fail to complete  the work contracted' for.   If the ten-  Sundays Sermon spoilt  &y Coughing  A dose of Mathieu's Syrup  ��f$��r and CodLiverOil taken  befqre leaving for church will  Csecfc that service spoiling  eonah.        #  *Sms preparation acts as a  teefe at well as a cough cure  anil ns we soon enables the  . system to throw off all signs  of cold.  Keep it in the house ���  latga bottle 35c at all dealers.  Z. S�� MAimrEU CO., Prop*  Sketbrooke, P.Q. 0  JM.-ntftOfcu'�� ITmint FovxStr, eun tuot- X  ���Am awl rfteW /mr    InvaluabU far A  /n��r<M colrff to take tn connect urn irit\ V  JMMWttyntp.   tscl!o*of(it PcwUt, ) a  I-I-I3 0  der be not accepted the cheque will be  returned.  The department does not bind itself  to accept the lowest or any tender.  > By order  R. C. DESROCHERS,  Secretary.  Department ofPublic Works,  Ottawa, November 19. 1918.  Newspapers will not be paid for this  advertisement if they insert it without  authority from the Department. ������49327  L  LAND. REGISTRY ACT  In the matter of an application for duplicate Certificate of Title to Lot 1,  " -Block ,31,  May 60,_ City of Phoenix  (Old Ironsides Sub-division)  NdTICE is hereby given that it is my  intention   at    the    expiration   of  one  month from the date hereof, to issue  duplicate certificate Certificate of Title  to said lands issued to Matthew Clayton  and numbered 15169a,  except   in   the  meantime xalid objection  be made to  me in "writing.  Dated &t the Land Registry Office,  Kamloops,-B.C., this 23rd day of September, 1913.  "     C. H. DUNBAR, District Registrar.   rfb�����a-       I I  ,       .1  For that hasty  bronchial tubes,  the bill.  tickling  Cough,  or sore  this  Cough   Syrup   fills  Nothing but the balsam from Pine trees,  with a desirable medium, and absolutely  free from opiates.  50c. a Large Bottle  'Phone 31.  QUANCE, The Druggist  -^'  Chistmas Specials  By careful Buying we are able to offer the fqllowing  goods at Exceptional Low Prices:  Single Stone Diamond Rings,    <M C   <tOC and  14k. Mounts -     .-       -   vlcP.^-4*   up  65.00  Ruby and Diamond Rings     <pl5   $25   $4U  Diamond        37 QQ  15.00  11.00  Gold Scarf Pins ^signet) each $1.50  Gold Collar Pins, per pair ^     $2.00  A very nice Twin Ring (two  Diamonds) nearly vi Karat  A  Nice Tiffany  Ring,   nearly   yi   Karat  Large   Gold   Locket,   set  with seven Rubies   -  Gents. Set Gold Links, Tie  Pin, Tie Holder in Case  Large Lineof Gold Lockets, just arrived.  -,   be pn display Monday.  Will  1 O P��r Cent   or ^^* ��^ every Dollar will be  * * deducted from above for cash.  Call and look them over.  Open evenings till 9 p.m.  E. A. Black, Jeweler  ���>,'  Pioneer Advertisers  FOR YOUR CHRISTMAS  To Miners or Others  A 74 Acres Farm adjacent to good  markets, \yi miles from city, 25  acres cleared, 20 acres finest timber,  good house, barns etc., plenty of  water, fine roads. Can be purchased cheap on easy terms. For further particulars apply to C. C.  Tilley, Box 88, Greenwood, B. C.  Church Services  $25 Reward  Twenty-five dollars reward is being >ffe -ed by the Phoenix Miners'  Uni. n f or any information that will  lead to he conviction of tbe incivid-  ual    r individuals 'who are  St. John's Church���Suudays: Holy  Communion, 8a.m.; Matins, 10.30 a.m.;  Holy Communion and sermon, 11 a.m.;  Sunday school, 3 p.m,; Evening service, 730. Week days: Matins, 7.30;  Evensong, 7.30.  The stated services in the Catholic  church are as follows: First and third  Sundays in the month. Maes at 10  a.m., Sunday School at 2.30 pm.;  Evening Service at 7.30 p.m. Rev.  Father Ohoinel, pastor.  Methodist Church ��� Sunday school  and Bible class, 2.30 p.m.; evening service, 7.30 p.m. Prayer meeting, Thursday avtming, at 7.45 p.m. Rev. A. T.  Bell,  Smiling  Faces  greet the coming of a case of  PHCBNIX��BEER  WHY?  Because the Beer is so good  and wholesome it brings the  smile.  ���PHONE 23  PHOENIX BREWING CO.,  LIMITED      >  .    y        .    St. Andrew's church (Presbyterian)  ..        , ,. . '    '"  ���Seivice, Sunday next, Dec.   7th,   at  .1 mars' Union property, sui:h as  sma >hing windows, etc.  7:30 ]>. m��� Sunday school at 2 p.m.  All  ��� welcome.   Rev. J. R. Munro, minister.  Of all kinds promptly attended  :o. Rapid Express and Baggage Trail -.fer. Careful attention to all orders.    ..Phone A65  James G. McKeown  SEALED TENDERS addressed to the  undersigned, and endorsed "Tender for  Drill Hall, Victoria, B. C," will be received until 4.00 P. M., on Thursday,  December 11, 1913, for the the construction of a Drill Hall at Victoria,  B. C.  Plans, specification and form of contract can be seen and forms of tender  obtained on application to the office of  Wm. Henderson, resident architect,  Victoria, B. C.; on application to the  Postmaster, at Vancouver, B. C, and  at this Department.  .Persons tendering are notified that  tenders will not be considered unless  made on the printed forms supplied, and  signed with their actual signatures,  stating their occupations and places of  residence. In the case of firms, the  actual signature, the nature of the occupation, and place of residence of. each  member of the firm must be given.  Each tender must be accompanied by  an accepted cheque on a chartered bank,  payable to the order of the Honourable  the Minister of Public Works, equal to  ten percent (10 p. c.) of the amount of  the tender, which will be forfeitedjf the  person tendering decline to enter into a  contract when called upon to do so, or  fail to complete the work contracted  for. If the tender be not accepted the  cheque willj)e returned.  The Department does not bind itself to  accept the lowest or any tender.  By order,  R. C. DESROCHERS,  Secretary.  Department of Public Works,  Ottawa, November 11, 1913.  Newspapers will not be paid for this  advertisement if they insert it without  authority from the Department.���49438.  Dr. de Van's Peiriale PiBls  A reliable French re/ llator; nt ver falls. Theso  pills n.-e exceedingly i Dworful i i regulating tlio  generative portion ol t a female iys��em. Risluso  nil cheap limitations 3r. do V ��n'.( are sold nt  8fi a box, or three for 5 '��� Malic- to any address.  moVfteobell Bras *-���-�������� st�� O&tbiurl&es, Ont.  f;

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