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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Dec 23, 1911

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 .���'"ft-it':vl  m>(  8p.'*if��,  ftriu.  a ���** >, r  j";-  /'j  ��w  jWl  ^  mj jvr;,, u?  1P��    1, ^'  AND BOUNDARY  THIRTEENTH YEAR  HM'-      '-- I'M"..'    illli.il      .i  .PHOENIX, B.C., SATURDAY,- DECEMBER 23,  1911  4,  2i�� GROCERY DEPARTMENT  Offers You the Following:' Specials:  ay-s  ,<*;  Florida Oranges  Bananas  Grapes  v Pears  Apples  Chicken  Halibut  Smoked Kippers  Finnan Haddies  Smoked Salmon  Walnuts  Almonds   -  Chestnuts  r  Peanuts  Brogies  Filberts  Radishes  Ripe Tomatoes  Cauliflower  ^Cabbage  Celery  Green Radishes  Fairfield Fresh  Eggs  Gilt Edge  Butter  Premium Ham  Premium Bacon  Raisins.  Currants  Peels  Apple Cider .  Please shop early on SATURDAY, \vc will HkeJy---.be <  1 ;���> -     , ,,��� - very busy. \- ,        ,-   ''.  Number' 23  GRANBY CONSOLIDATED  AGAIN ON SHIPPING LIST  ���kMpt  Morrin, Thompson & Co.  J  First Consignment of about 800 Tons Shipped to Smelter���75 Men  on the Payroll���Labor-Saving Device for Handling Coal.  The Gr.tnby company once more entered the I'st of producing mines  this week, when   the first  consignment  of ore   was despatched to their  Grand Forks smelter, an Wednesday.    The  company have made every  effort to commence work  before the Christmas holidnys, encouraged no  doubt by the recent substantial   rise in  the price   of copper.    As  stated  inst week by O.   B. Smith,   general   supt., the   company tire increasing  their working force as quickly as the situation warrants,lf;md how have  about  75 men on the   payroll.    With  the  settlement of tlie  coal crisis  came the announcement  of J. P. Graves, general   manager of the com-  pany. that it was their intention to mine ore on as liirge a scale as possi-  ble, in order, it was said, to provide the funds for the extensive development which is  being steadily prosecuted on the new Hidden Creek pro-  pcrty at Goose   Day, and  which bids  fair to materially hasten- the time  when that mine will   be found occupying   a prominent "place among the  dividend payers of the'province.    The7 policy outlined   by'Mr. Grnves is  to be carried  out, and the  continlious'operation of^tbe big mine here is  apparently  assured for a long  time to come.    Ai*iHu-^lfhrtinj^' the wide  awake attention paid by the company to the discovery Of devices for the  saving of labor, the recent installation of a   method of handling coal  for  the mine boilers is .-��� fair sample of their watchfulness.   A chute has been  constructed .near   the No. I tunnel   connecting with 'a 'pdeket in No. 3,  and by this contrivance the  coal can   he emptied *" from either the Great  Northern or C.P.R. cars into the pocket   and conveyed  withlittle handling to the boiler house. *  It will be remembered that the company ceased'shipping about'May  22, but a business-like effort was made to resume in the* 'middle of June,  by using the imported Pennsylvania coke, but owing tothe long haul  and increased price the experiment was abandoned and the mines'indefinitely closed on August 12.  O. B. Smith, gen. supt. of ths Granby company, left town on Thursday, to join his family in Vancouver. Immediately after the Xmas holi-  da> s he leaves on one of his visits of inspection of* the Hidden Creek  mine at Goose Bav. <  St. John's Church Xmas Tree  The Anglican  church   Christmas  feast and tree distribution took place  on Wednesday, the 20th inst.   There  wits   a   fairly   large  attendance   of  children   and   their   parents.    The  j children assembled   in the  bnnquet  room   of the   Miners'   Union   hall,  where an excellent spread of refreshments dear to children's tastes was  partaken of.     An  hour of fun  and  games then followed, interrupted by  the arrival of their old friend Santa  Claus.    The genial old   fellow was  The City Council  accorded a reception befitting a  king, and after acknowledging the  greeting, proceeded at once to strip  the Christmas tree and distribute  the presents. By the kind permission of the Daughters of Rehckah,  who vacated their lodgcroom much  earlier than usual, and the Miners'  Union, the fine lodgcroom was invaded and an enjoyable little d.mce  terminated the Christmas festivities  for 1911. ��� Professor Werner provided the music.  "���'Boundary Ore Tonnages  Following are the returns of the  output of the mines and smelters of  the Boundary district for the week  ending Dec. 21, and year to date:  Granby       ..     585,672  Mother Lode 4,554    298,971  Jack Pot       135      24,709  Rawhide 178,633  Athelstan            161 7,188  There was a meeting of the city  council on Wednesday last. The  Mayor, J. D. Matheson, presided,  and the following aldermen were in  their places: Albin Almstrom, A. D.  McKenzie and Theo. Biner. During the session a communication  was read from Thos. Hardie, of  Midway, complaining about the  stream of water running under his  premises, the Hardie and M'Kenzie  Bldgs.' t H. Hartley, the city scribe,  was instructed to write Mr. Htirdie,  stating that the grievance would  receive the nttentibn of tlie municipal authorities.  N. Lemieux, street commissioner,  w as also instructed to close up all f  unoccupied premises found in a dilapidated condition. The council  deeming' that'a'necessary preventative against fire.  A committee was appointed, consisting of Aldermen Btner'and Almstrom, with authority to arrange a  settlement of Hilary with A. B.  Hood, stipendiary police magistrate.  Thje following motion was passed  by the council:  "That in accordance with the provisions of the Municipal Election  Act, the nominations for the Mayor  and aldermen, and poll, if any, in  the city office, Dominion' avenue,  Phoenix, B.C., and that H. Hartley-  be   returning officer,   and "that   the  Your  Guests  Know  They are getting the Best  Beer brewed when you  serve       \  Phoenix  14,5431 legal election notices *be   posted up  - It is rich but not heavy���  and just enough or the de-  liciousv appetizing flavor  of hops without the excessive bitter.  ORDER A CASE TODAY  'PHONE  23  PHOENIX BREWING CO.,  LIMITED  at the   following  places, via.: City I ���*��*������ ����������**�������� R*alin**Mt  |    B.C. Mining "!|  Try on a Pair  'SHO  of our new early  Fall;  model walking- shoes..;  If  you   don't   declare  them the smartest, nat-;  tiest, most comfortable  shoes  you   ever   wore  we    are    vastly    mis-';  taken.  Fashionable Footwear  can always be seen here first. Step in and see. all the  newest, prettiest, ancl most up-to-date" footwear.  Always a pleasure to show our goods.  or "pass-up" an opportunity to  buy such stylish fall furnishings  as we offer you right now. Our  fashionable showing of  -Men's Furnishings  should interest every man who  wishes lo dress well. We have  New Shirts, Neckwear, Gloves,  ancl medium-weight Underwear,  marked at prices that will please.  Having made the necessary arrangements for Christinas, we will  he in a position to furnish you with Cream, Fs'GSh  Butter  and Egg's.      Send in your order  early, so we   may he able  lo  supply your wants. ' PHONE  F .32  Tii�� Pfooenflx. Dairy w'^^Zt^oZ  The Consolidated Mining and  Smelting company, of Canada, have  disposed of the' Floyd ranchvot; the  Rossland-Trail road to \V. H.  Lamb, of Moose-jaw. '_'     '- ��� ,  The Whitewater has again joined  the list of .shipping mines, after  being off the list for a year and a half,  says the Kootenaian.     The ore now  being   taken out   is  from  the upper  workings, and   is   being   hauled   to  Sproules, at which point it is transferred to K. and S. cars.       It is expected that three or  four cars in all  will be   shipped   prior   to   the   time  that the   railroad   must close   down  on account   of the- snow.    'Work at  the    mine      has     been    continued  steadily  and the   exploratory work  will   be  continued   all winter.     An  order was placed   with a   local store  a short time age for $10,000 worth  of supplies.      It   is  expected   that  telephone communication   between  Kaslo  and   the   mine   will' be completed inside of a week.  The Hedley Gold Mining company have declared a regular dividend of three per cent with an additional dividend of seven per cent.  This   makes   a   total    disbursement  O. B. SMITH BANQUETTED  BY GRANBY MINE STAFF  Others        570  SMELTER TONNAC.ES  Granby     577,79ll Hall, Poht Office, Morrin-Tbompson 1  B.C. Copper Co.1..   5,156   569,7l4|Co/s store, "trie Bank Block, and'be \  published in tbi  Phoenix  Pioneer."'r  Jl     The city 'clerk''Was Instructed tol  i\ renew all insurance c��n rcity" property'  when tt becomes due  'The following accounts were or  dered paid:  A. G. Lashapelle.. ..'. ."$    2.50  ElectricLlght Co ." 114.50 ,  Jas. Marshall      ' S.OO*'.  P. Carter ..'.   .".".'."./. Y "10.00 -  Otto Kohrdt        4.00  A. S. Hood      SS.00  Morrin-Thonipson Co..       2.55  D. J.   McDonald       iO.OO  Jas. C. McKeown         3.00  B. C. Telephone Co. ..      IO.OO  H. Hartley        21.65  Plumbing and  Tin smith ing  Covers Laid for Sisty at Brooklyn Hotel���Unqualified   Social  Success���Interesting: Toast List���Humorous Speeches���  ��        Werner's Orchestra in Attendance.  of 25 per cent, for the year, The  new ore discovery under the bunk  house, says the Hedley Gazette,  continues to open up in good shape,  and hold the grade of value. So far  as yet shown, it appears to be a  separate and distinct ore body, and  bids fair to add materially to the  quantity of ore in sight. The lower  workings of the Nickle' Plate, with  the latest finds in that part ofthe  mine are also doing their share to  make conditions particularly rosy.  The new policy of keeping development well ahead of the extractio n s  proving a most satisfactory one for  British Columbia's great lode mine  at lledlev.  Methodist Xmas Gathering:  The Christmas tree entertainment  in connection with the above church  took place on Wednesday, in the  church. The edifice was beautifully  decorated for the occasion, the pro  gram of music, both vocal and instrumental, being much appreciated  by the large number present. The  arrival of the eagerly awaited Santa  Claus created no little excitement  among the youngsters, the scene  that followed being animated in the  extreme. The singing of the  tional Anthem brought  tics to a close.  On Tuesday evening   the  ofticiail by   Chas.   Knight   followed,   being  staff  of  the   Granbj    Consolidated| loudly  applauded.     The   welfare ofh  company entertained O.    B.   Smith,/ "tbe ladies" was looked after by E  Jr., at an elaborate banquet  held in IE. Campbell and G.    L.   Mc.VichoI,  the Brooklyn   hotel.     Covers ' were/ both of them vieing with each other  laid for sixty   guests.    The dinner, I in their expressions of pretrv   -.cnti-  which proved one ofthe most   elab-Jments concerning the fair se\.   Hoth  orate   ever   held   in    Phoenis,   and j their   wives    were   present.       -Mrs.  possibly   the   Boundary,   was thor-jChas. Knight   rendered a song "In i  oiighly enjoyed; mine host Marshall's j Yorkshire,''   accompanying    herself  on the piano; both  her singing and  ana Repair-ad.  * *��� * ."       '   ' ' i  Don't  put off, till' tomorrow   (  , ;    what, yovii should .(do^tomyU '  We aie now  viva position-no"  - "'ttiraturnout'"'' x tyt "H'- ^  ,    '   *v e      * -* , " ������ r-  * -t /* *    *AU.   J       l|).lJ1l   "i4-   rlt-V-     Uf" **"lt (  <    FIRW-CLAta WORK  at  Prices that will' suit your  ;   Pocltetbook. -Call Phone Aio  and tell your troubles to   "  Ralph TET P6jp&  'PHONE AIO.  ..   - i'-f t^.7*  Hockey Schedule I  dates fori '"'  - T"J< Lower Towft  B&rber Shop  The   following are   the  the Boundary  League series  or an Easy Shave, Stylish Haircut  I Refreshing Massage, or an Invigor-  th.  Nit-  festivi-  B.  C. Copper Treatment  The B. C. Columbia company's  smelter treated 5,156. tons of ore  this week, as follows: Mother Lode,  4,356; Rawhide, ...; Wellington,  203; Athelstan, 83; others, 514.  effort in that direction receiving the  unqualified appreciation by all those  fortunate enough to receive invitations. Special attention had been  given to the music, Werner's orchestra being in attendance throughout the evening, immeasurably adding to the pleasantness of the  function. J^ E. Thompson filled the  most important position of toast-  master with a tact and'abilityithat  very few could excel, and after a  few introductory remarks he called  on Judge Hood to respond to the  toast of our King, which the "genial  judge did to the King's taste, reviewing briefly'the lives of the Empire's pnst mOnarchs as far back as  George 111.  The services-of R. McCammon  were then requisitioned, the fine old  song "Nelson" being rendered in  splendid style. Mrs. Chas. Knight  ably assisting in the accompaniment.  The toast "Canada" was handled  by Dr. W. 11. Dickson with consummate skill, his knowledge of  past and present Canadian history  proving an entertaining and agreeable surprise for the company. A  capital duet by Mr. and Mrs. Chas.  Knight was the next item, receiving  the merited applause of the guests.  N. VV. Sweetser proposed the toast  ofthe President ofthe United States,  and explained among other things  that President Taft was not only  liberal and broad in his views, but  that he even carried it so far that he  always hired two seats at a baseball  match, to which Judge Williams remarked that he always practiced the  same manoeuvre, the only difference  between him and the President  being that lie reserved a seat at  each end of an eight foot table, in  order, lie explained, to rest his feet  on one of them. R. McCammon  and Chas. Knight then contributed  a duet "Excelsior," both of them  being in excellent voice. 1*'. S.  Norcross, Jun., was the next orator  "Our Industries" being the theme  ot his remarks.    A humorous song  playing contributing greatly   tothe  enjoyment of the evening.  Judge Williams then rose to  great heights to reply to the toast  of " Ourselves," and as usual was  the cause of considerable merriment,  his sallies of humor convulsing the  assemblage. He was, however,  handicapped by a severe cold and  hoarseness. The old Irish ballad,  "Father O'Flyn," sung by R.  McCammon, was the last vocal  selection on the program, being  sang in rollicking style. The frustrated arrest of one of the guests by  the'ehief of police, proved the sensation of the evening, but owing to  the intervention of a number of his  lady friends, who vouched for his  future conduct, he was permitted to  remain and join iu the singing ot  ���'Auld Lang Syne," which terminated one of the most successful of  Phoenix's social events.  The following' is a copy oi the  excellent menu provided by Jas.  Marshall, proprietor ofthe 1-irooklyn  hotel, for the Granny dinner on  Tuesday evening.  MKNT.  IfliV  VICTIM  I'OrKTltl.  Ku��-slaiiL*avUiron TixijhI sjall'sl Alinoml*.  .HtuflWl Club llmnoQuocn Oliviw  HUcMl Tomutofs llol House Oitriiinticrs  oi.vmim.v ovsri'i: loncrui.  Hliii; I'oint <)>htor-on Hiilf *-0irll  Hot Hoii-t- Kadisbiv Fri/.zlinl Ci-Uiy  Clircn Turtli* Simp  ,siiici:i:v  WINK  Umtlc.l Miilriion Trout .viirlmvy lltillor  1'otiito Lhulii'f.  liruiee<! TciiilorliMii nf Hnf  I.uixUnI   Mushroom   >*aui-r  Krt'nrh IVu<  IJIMIIS sHIKKltUT  Young; Turkey       i.Miriilnut M'.iiIIIhit  i..'r;i��l>i'tT} Sullen  IHiiiKKtie Diiek       Apple SIcill'in::  Mnntiwl I'Diatom Oiiilitlowor in Oe.im  Kniit SjiUil iu (":im*s  ci.AlttT wink i.i..\l:i:r riwvn  Miirlnt'ue       Aniuvteil t'ukr  Kinrliuli I'liiin Piuliliwc   llrmiily Same  lluriil Milium! Ire f'reinii tilu.-c KiulU  TOUT  WINK  Mlxvtl Nut*     Clu��ti*r I'.nNiiir.     1'iiUvlino Kics  lluiiuiiiiri   ,Ia|i;im.*sc Onince-   Araliiiui Pates  MnliiKii Unil'i's       Applet  Assorted Oimlies        Sail oil Wafers  iiol'llian Itreakfust t'liee-.e  .Mel-ureu's  Imperial I 'lieese  Tea      Collie  J'OCSSK-CAK.K A.WKK1CA.V H 1 VJ.K  Jan 1     Grand Forks, .at Greenwood I !��ting Shampoo.      New and   Up-tp-  Greenwood ..at Grand.Forks   Date in every particular.  Jan 10 Grand Forks. . . .at Phoenix  Jan 15 Phoenix. . . .at Grand Forks  Jan 19 Phoenix ... .at Greenwood  Jan 23 Greenwood ....at Phoenix  Jan 26 Grand Forks, .af Greenwood  Jan 29 Phoenix ... .at Grand Forks  Feb 2   Greenwood   .... at  Phoenix  Feb 6   Phoenix at Greenwood  Feb 12 Greenwood .at Grand Forks  Feb 16 Grand Forks. ..... Phoenix  C. A. Best, Prop.  A, S. HOOD  Fire, Life and Accident  Insurance.       General Agents.  Issuer of Marriage Licences  Bank Block, Phoenix,'B.C.  ����<K>Q���MM200��^  {Kit-ire  D*V4      t  - V-Jf��**  m*i  \nU!.)!;'.Jlt>::.  tkw:  m  ':iMM;::.:'ii  .������;���,', n,?  WW  ,AS':i  T^K  y-iYSy^Y^iY-  ;;^m  ..,.   -Y^ r �� *t- \ t t ���  mU J. .��*i.h*Mi*ii>ji  THE aPIONEEE,    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  I.  ti  "i  it i  Mathieu's Syrup  ��1 lor aud Cod Liver Oil  /tot Qnly stops a cough but cures  it. Its tonic and restorative  properties enable the system to  permanently throw off a cold.  35c for large bottle.  Sold everywhere.  J   r,. MATHIBU CO , Prop.      SUKRBROOKK  L  Local and -General  Apply  King Edward Lodge  No. 36, A.F. ana A.M.  jRegtiliti* coiuumnlcnHoii at 8  <  p.jfo.  Second Thursday of  ,       r'    each mouth.     .  Emergent meetings ut> culled; Masonic  Hull, McHido Block.  J. J. STiiurziu.,  ���>>*     Secy,'  j f  NATHIEUSSYRUP  <>F  TAR   A  cop Liver oil-  Snowshoe Lottgo  No. *6  MeulH every Monday ISvcuitig at  Mmei'h' Hull.1 Vitutiiifj luothien 101-  dially invited.  Wm. Vttn Wagonoji, Noble Giuud  A. L. JMcKinnon, Kin. Si��ev.  v W. J. Rutheiioid. Rue. Seey.  Daughters of Rebekah  ' Phoonlx Lodge No. 17  AltintH iii   tho   Minora'   Union   Jvodjfo  ..; Hall FU-nt nut) Third: VVctlniiwinyH.  ''���"  MIim M. Aliiokonxlu, N'obloQmhil,  ��� ���I  ���' ,StT��i-Kfllo Mnivihiill, Siievotuty,  DISTRIBUTORS I"OK WESTERN CANADA  FOLEY BROTHERS, LARSON & COMPANY, Inc.  WINNIPEG. JSinfONTON, VANCOUVKtt, SASKATOON.  FRATERNAL ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoanlx Aerie No. 158  Moots In TJnlon.IIall, Friday Evening"'  Visiting brothei-siuo always welcome.  ��� ���������'��� ';���'���*    ; JoHN'Lnvii,"WV"P. ���  -,'  .'''���*. t'"i ��� T. li,'-.CoacmovK, W.-Socy,  Opening Notice  Joseph Roy"wishes to inform his many Phoenix  friends that rhe has assumed the proprietorship  of the Roy Cafe. Meals Avill be served until  midnight. The dining- room is tastefully furnished, and scrupulous attention will be paid  both to cleanliness and service, cqmbined with  reasonable prices.'*h      .: A Call.Solicited.  THE ROY CAFE 2S5TSSS  E-'v   '  of BOOK STORE  mmsmsmmmmmsm  'A  7"  P**L  ;-��t/ v��.  ���\tY<  y  HSf1' /* *."  1h?  CHRISTMAS GREETING  i' *_   ' - WetWishalI dur Patrons and Customers  "''  A very JOYOUS CHRISTMAS and  ��� A   HAPPY  AND   PROSPEROUS  NEW YEAR.  Diy wood in car lots lot* sale.  .1. Tiombley, Phoenix.  Born���At Phoenix, on Dec. 8th, to  Alt, ancl Mi*>. Wm. Oxley, a win,  A. Haitley, biotherol'thecity cleik,  1 elm nod this vvei'k lrom Albert u".  K. Woiiici*. [)uif(".sm* of inii'iii;, wufl  a iMtwhuiiKi'i liu the Foik*i on Tliui'a-  d��j.  O.-iii Bui liituiin univi'd in tht* Inirgh,  this \\L*i*k linni his plucu at West-  luklge.  II. ii. Suiallcy 1111 iveil In town a, f<��vv  days iifj;o on A visit to his brother.  Stanley.  Jils. Bunii*, iiiiniiifr iccotdi'r, ol'  (nccnvvocxi, vmih 11 \isitot to the rcicnji  this V\t*l*k.  ' Hotn���At Phoenix, on Novomlx��r24,  to Mr. mid .Mi*-. Tims. AVilkiunon, 11  duughlcr.  John Buttcivvorth 1h vinibinK his  hicilhcr, Aitluu*. He niriycd froin the  prnlrk'N on Mnndtiy. ���.������,.' '  Olii'ist.nms tree (IccomUotm, Xmas  and New Vein* L'nnlH. toys 'And fancy  pi*t*ti'eiit^ ut AlinMti*onr.s.  Alderman George RoKoru rcititrhed  to town on Thursday, after n longali-  seiii'i! nn lils Nint'li In Alliertu. '  J, A..AIiili'1-euiiio In from the.Itivor-  slde iniiie tills week. lMestu'H. AVjlson,  NN'ilkinsoii and Ileliuer me expected  today. ���','',. ���','.;'���  <jii*oi*K<> Wellvvood was in Pliaonixi  [thi*> week lioni up the Kettle river,!  'wheie Iu* has established   a  logging  C'llllip.  Afi&rt jretleer of the public* school  bluff, left 011 J-'iiday to spend the  Chiistmas holiday's with her (parents  in Vancouver.  Sam Philips, vv ho tint, bpent the last  live months in Vancouver, returned  on Monday fiom the coast. He is now  at the Butte Hotel. j  Al. Taylor, who has been mining in ]  the Coeur D'Alenu district for some  months, eunie in on Monday's passenger from Spokane.  John Ferguson, who has been ranching for some months past in the Shus-  wap district, leturned to the Boundary  metropolis on Tuesday.  The friends of Benny Kneebone, an  old timer of Ymir and the Slocan, will  1 egret to hear of his death by accident  in the Hewitt mine, a short time ago.  Loui-> Brisson left on Thursday for  Spokime, where he will place hinisejf  undei the vaie of an eye spec ialist. Tt  is touted that ono'of his eyes will have  to lie removed-     ,  ' f\'  Mr.' and Mrs. C. B. Shechan of Ross-  laud, aie quests at the Brooklyn Hotel.  Mr. Sheehanwas ^foimerly at the Jio.  Seven iiiinV and "iecently* rretwrned  froin a triii'lo Mexico,      ' *   '  To-morrow, Sunday, there is to be a  Lantern Service on the "Early Bays  of Om L.01 d," at 7 30 p.m., in St. John'h  Anglican Church. Christmas Day, the  (.eleluntioiih vv ill  beat S nnd lla.m.|"r*w, "-'*-"-    ���������-��   viuvmi.-.  ��>ockAte<uler  teletjraphed  Xmas sex vice will   be held  in   the  J. N.  Bern k,  AV..AI.  I. O. O. F.  Provincial Items  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28  Phoenix,  B.O.  McPta.'f UKBDAY    RVENI.Ntl   ttt' 7.110.  Sojourning'1" brothers 'cordially ' welcomed.  ' J. K. CXH'VKll, K. of J I, S.  G. Kay. (J. V.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  , Meets in Pythlnn  Hall,  I,oucr Town  First nnii Third Thursiltiys.  Mrs. A,  Mrs. H. lived  M.KC.  1). McKenzie  M.K.C*.  Nabbed for Robbery  During- Thursday night, Nov. 30,  Gorman West, proprietor of a lodging: house at* Bull Creek, B.C., on  the line of construction ofthe Kettle  Valley railroad, vvas.'robbed of $825  in cash ancl checks. Suspicion .it  once pointed to W.'E. Davis, going  under the assumed name of \V. E.  Alexander, who had been a, lodger  in th*e house, dfficers were notified  ol the 'robbery ' and they acted  promptly. Upon investigation it  was found that D.ivis had walked to  Molson, where tie  secured   a team  An e>press package containing  $10,000 was stolen from tlie office  of the Canadian Northern Express  company, at Regina Inst week.  Labrador fishermen aie being  brought west to take the place of  Japanese fishermen on the Pacific  const. Dr. Grenfel is interesting  himself in the matter.  i * Nearly twenty million people ate  famine stricken in Russia. 'Over  $100,000,000 has been expended in  famine iclicf during the last ten  years, but this year $130,000,000  will be required. These ure official  figures intended for foreign ciidilation, and it is believed that actual  conditions are much worse,  Hoping to get the big night's  receipts, yeggmen entered the bo>c  office of the Pantages Theatre, in  Vancouver, a few days ago, and  blew open the large safe where the  funds are usually kept.' By a mere  chance, the manager bad made  other arrangements for its safety,  the robbers only securing about $25  for their trouble. ���  One ofthe most daring hurglarie  reported iu Vancouver, was committed in the residence of (ieotge  Collard. Valuable jevvelery of every  description, together with a dress  suit, was taken, and what makes  the matter more mysterious is the  fact that the crime was committed  by a cripple, inasmuch as- the print  of crutch ends alternated with those  of a foot in the mud at the back ot  the building. ,  The trappers along the shores of  Cowichan lake, nnd at the head  waters of the Cowichan river are  not meeting with their usual success  this year, as the mink and marten  which are most numerous- at this  time, are scarce. While there are  several other reasons attributed, the  activity of railroaders through the  country has much to do with the  scarcity. Several bands of elk have  been seen through the country adjacent by surveyors.  The passengers who were aboard  the steamer Tees when she becamr  stranded in Kyuquot sound, recently, presented Capt. Gillam with  the following testimonial: "We, the  passengers on the steamer Tees,  wish to express our gratitude lo  Captain Gillam nnd his officers,  together with  the   ship's company,  [Dl  'HAT  and  is the name,  below is the trademark,  you are to look for next  time you buy underwear.  Your size in any garment  with that trademark will  fit perfectly, will outwear  ordinary underwear, will  not shrink. Yet you pay  nothing extra for this  extra value; and you get our  Guarantee of "money back  if you cun fairly claim it."  Made at Paris in Canada,  by PENMANS Umited.  si  " -^-~-;*r.v������' *i  $��$'<  ^UNSHRINKABLE^  Trtitic    /-{^rk  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class arid Up-To-Date  Hotel in Phoenix. . New from cellar  to roof. Best Sample Rooms in the  Boundary, Opposite Great Northern  Depot.      v   ".*     Modern Bathrooms.  STEAM HEATED.  James Marshall, Prop.  ELECTRIC1 LIGHTED  f   Phoenix, B.C.  and  Fancy Goods. Dolls and Toys, Books,  Magazines  and   Periodicals,   Kodaks,  Films and   Supplies,   Musical   Instru-  �� ments and Supplies:    School Sundries. ���  WALL PAPER AND DECORATIVE PICTURHS,  GLASSWARE  AND   CHINA.  Cigars, Tobacco, Pipes and Smokers' Sundries.  ZZfZ.*%Z��rtM       AL. ALMSTROM  EASTERN EXCURSIONS  Dec. 1 to 31, 1911, Inclusive  P. BURNS & CO., LTD.  Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merchants  PHOENIX, B. C.       PHONE 2  jjsS. tt   r_* .. ,    t  Phoenix Cartage Co,  '. i?  1/  KZ&%*'Y  '5. i  If you require any Heavy Teaming or Hauling done,  let us do it for you. That is our business, and we  have the equipment to execute all orders satisfactory.  First-Class Wood  We also have a supply of first-class Cordwood, short  or long, and can deliver it on short notice.  McElroy & Thompson, Props.  Lumber, Lath and Shingles.  PHOENIX, B.C.  ',',    First-class Fir and Tam-  ,<',    arac Wood, $5.00 por cord  ���Tine Wood,  $4.50 per cord.  .Fir and Tamarac, double cut,  per cord, $6.50.  t- .   r  ..- ..-   ���;. :  'WOOD  DELIVERED  ON   SHORT  Ootids. 'Phone bs2  LET EVERYONE USE CHRISTMAS  STAMPS  ,-r��� , ; .��� .  ,...������.  /      IAND RUCISTKY ACT. ���:;  Th the matter of au application .foi*  \�� duphcaU* Cettififati. of Title iSTo.  ��'" lS378*^ to Lots 7, 8, 0 and 10. Block  / i*' 110, Map r>0, Towii of Christina.  <i NOTICE js Inreliy j;iv-c*n that'it is  jny tntcntion at tht ��>xi)iration of'one  ^nonfch fLOnt tho (late of the iirst pub-.:  Hwttioii hcieof to )t.sue duplicate^uei'tl*-  ilcafce of Title to h*n<l huuls to Josepli  ���. Ltefcchei Mai tin, unless m the meantime vahcl objections In made toiiioin  venting.  W. H. J3DMONDS,  e DLstnet Registrar,  liatifl Bi'gistij OfiM c��,  i Kamloops, B V ,  Nov   flth, 1011.  -gcoftell's Liquor, Tofyjatjcco  ^���euool, Tobicco and Dru(*s I* connsutacts tho  fiStnU nlweit ioslsatly-iemovea.oU cravlnKS.  A'ta'tekloir Uifi trcaJment tbe-e will never bo any  a 1 to dtJnk Stttoiticnnts or use drass again. ��_aa  ��j. f jf.n .ccritJy. Wo liavo yet to hear of oue  SkSibi. Mailed undK eeiurato vffver Wanyod*  j��� V *^to 33 Ca bos, or Obexes lor Slom-IJaa  Tho little Christmas Stamp, issued on  behalf of the Muskoku fred Hospital for  Consumptives, to help cmo for needy  patients, serves, oi courso, a vorj practical  purpose in pio\idin<*  *W'*'VWfff a ",eu"8 ol .securiiijf  funds for thin institution. But tho. edu-  cutionul vu 1 uo of  millions of tlioso  stainpij boiiifj put in  circulation must not  be overlooked. For  this reason wo urge  pnr readers to put a  ;L   . ij... .'(one   cent  stamp  on  every letter and packago that they will ho  mailing between now-and tho now year.  Scatter abroad tha,good news that thero  is hopo for the poor consumptive. With  the stamps costing- only one cent each, the  door is open to cveryono to have norao part  in thjs. great campaign of stamping out  ^consumption. In-a decade the mortality  ���ia the frorince of OnUirio from tuberculosis  ��� hea declined 'nearly forty per cent. E very  buyer of ��� a Christmas Stamp "can help to  farther improve these conditions. A post  card to the Secretary of tho National  Sanitarium .Association, 347 King Street  West, Toronto, will give ail particulars.  Writa him to-day.  S/eLhodist Chun li, on Sunday evening.  Tht* "Pi nice ol Peace" will be tho siub-  jfet of the sermon. Special music for  the occasion, including Welsh hymns.  Everjbody welcome.  Thf Phown\ hiuss hand, which was  iecently reorganised, is already in excellent shape. Twelve members were  pifsent at the fltst practice, which  took place on Monday. Applicants for  membership are requested to apply at  once. ..";���������':  The- supply of Plioenix babies still  keeps up and the qviality leaves little  to be desired.. If Colonel Roosev��lt  ev cry : gets inpody again about race  suicide, the most reliable tonic we can  lecohihiend as a restorative, is a visit  to a Phoenix Christmas tree entertainment.  Miss Mabel McKeown entertained a  number of friends on Friday, the 15th,  at the home of her parents. A .progressive -whist drive vvas a feature of  tlie evening, Miss M. Mackenzie winning first ladies' prize and Miss Laurel  Pickard the second. Chas. "Knight- and  Beit Lang captured . the .firsthand  sci ond gentlemen's trophies,,, respec-  tively. ���'������"'���'.  The stated. services in the Catholic  Church are ns follows: First and third  Sundays of every month. Mass at 10  a iii., Sunday School . nt 2.80 p.m.,  Kv ening Service at 7.30. On Christmas  Day. the fcev. Father R. LainlM>t. will  olliciale at the ten o'clock Mass, replacing the pastor, who will bo 'ut  (liand Forks. Special Chr-islTinas  hymns will 1h* rendered by the choir  No wonder the hoys leave the farms  in Canuda and hike for the mines. We  knew there was a reason, and only the  other day we were put wise by one of  tin.* dissatisfied ones. He was 21 years  of age. when his father told him to  milk eleven ���rows, feed the horses, slop  the pigs, hunt up  the eggs,  feed tlie  and   drove   to   Orovillc.       Officer J for their constant courtesy and kind-  to   Mar-Jncss   to   usJ in  our   uncomfortable  shall McCammon, who at  once got J position in Kokshuttle arm, and we  *"-     "      ' VIA THE    '  Canadian Pacific  ilway  calves, catch the eolt and put him in  the stable, ��diup some wood, split some  kindling, stir tho cream, pump some  water in the rrouinei-y after supper,  and be sure to study his lessons before  he went tu bed. Then the old man  attended the farmers' club and joined  in the discussion of "1 low to keep the  boys on the farm."  Is fatorestcd sod .tioirM' itnon '  |e9 ���    nbotK'tliu wonderful  ���  BdflRVEL WMiling Spray  v, H       -The new Va|f*nal Syring*.   Uest  ^#S*^   ���Most couvwfcat.   It o'earvscs  '.^iteSJi^LL-.���^.      Instantly.      Ask your  drugE'St, TOflJ^^L^  Sf he cannot sttpp!/the  MARVIiL.��tc��Mr>o,OlBl!r,     ,  but sctkI stamp (or UliuttrAted  book���s��al*<l It t^ij-ci full rmrtie-  ulanuad dirwt'oii* lavaluablo to ladlei.  ���WIBOSOSS SOPPltr CO., . -��aa-aa  V?fe5si'C 00}. CccnnJA��ont��furC��nnd��  Open Monday, Wednesday and  Friday evenings at 8 p. in.  Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings at. ... .7.30 p.m.  AFTERNOONS:  Skating   from   1.30  to 4 p.m.  Don't overlook this pleasant pastime  Come and bring your best girl  busy. He found D.ivis in the red  light district squandering money  like a nabob, and placed him under  arrest. Davis had $570 in cash and  other valuable securities/on his. person when arrested. It vvas ascertained that he had been trying to exchange a large sum in Canadian  bills for United States money, rand  had'made arrangements for transportation to Brewster. Officer Docksteader is in,town awaiting the ar-  rival of W. G. McMinii, wjio has  authority to proceed in extradition  matters, and the case was heard before U. S. Commissioner FrecllJ.  Fine last .Tuesday. It is only fair  to*uld that Davis declares that he is  innocent of the crime. He has secured the services of Attorney V...  Fitzgerald and will fight extradition.  Canadian officials''and.Marshall McCammon worked hand in hand- on  the case, and are: entitled to much  credit for their promptness in following clues and. apprehending . the  criminal. '  AN ACTIVE,OFFICER /  XV. II. Docksteader, a mernber  ofthe provincial police force, with  headquarters at Miday, spent several days at Orovillc during- (he  past .week while in the line of doty.  Mr. Docksteader is not only an  efficient officer, active arid courageous in the performance of his  duty, but personally a most Likeable  individual to meet. The powers  that be on the other side of the line  are fortunate in the. selection of men  to guard society against the criminal  element, and one of the finest bodies  of men to be found both as to perfect physical condition and intelligence, is the provincial constabulary.  Mr. Docksteader in the performance  of his duties, or in the private walks  of life, demonstrates, that a man  can be a peace officer and at the  same time not lose the right to be  classed as a gentleman. He has  occasion to visit Orovillc frequently,  and has made a number of friends  among our citizens.���Oroville Week  ly Gazette.  Electric Restorer for Men  PfaOSpfeOSaol >-Mtore3 every nerve la the body   ��� '-to Its proper tension ; restore*  ���vim ��ud vitality. Premature decay and oil sexual.  I weakness averted at once. J?tioophoiaoS will  I S-^oyoonnavrniaa. Prico aanbox.ortwo tor  I SO.   Mailed to any address. ~ "  _x, ortv  wish it to be known that in our  opinion there was no lack of  vigilance or care."  The Dominion government is arranging to provide a more efficient  life-saying service for the west-  coast of Vancouver Island. When  the government steamer Nevvington,  novv' on a cruise to overhaul, the  buoys and beacons in Johnston  straits, returns to Victoria, wireless  apparatus will he placed on the  vessel, and the steamer placed in  the life-saving service to act as  parent vessel for the lifeboats. During the winter she will cruise from  Victoria to Estevan, and upon a  vessel .being reported in distress.-.  she will proceed immediately to the  scdric, taking the nearest lifeboat to  the rescue.  .Railroad construction will be  rushed on the Grand Trunk Pacific  Railroad's Pacific division next year.  Messrs. Foley, Welch and Stewart,  who have the contract for the construction in British Columbia, have  been asked to complete the roadbed  between Tetc Jaune Cache and  Aldermere, a distance of 415 miles,  i  with the least possible delay. Mr.  P. Welch, .it is understood, is on his  way to Edmonton and Winnipeg  where he will award sub-contracts  for the eastern half of the work.  The sub-contracts for the western  portion, will probably be awarded to  contractors who are'now engaged  on the line east of Hazelton.  Some sensation has been caused  among the Chinese residents of  Victoria, by a notice recently placed  in the window of a prominent store.  The notice is to the effect that  "Chinese purchasers are strictly  prohibited every Saturday night  from seven to ten o'clock." The  firm state that some Chinamen have  been giving trouble by pushing in  among the white customers on  Saturday evenings, eyeing the white  women offensively and stealing  when they got a chance. Reputable Chinamen protest: that this is  not sufficient reason for putting up  such a public notice, but the firm  say they are unable to distinguish  the sheep from the goats among  the Chinese and are therefore compelled to exclude them all.'  Return limit, three months, wilh extensi hi priviii*Kt*s. Stop overs  permitted at all points cant of Kort William. - Round trip fares from  Phoenix, B.C.  Toronto, Hamilton, Sarnia, Windsor - - $92.95  Montreal, Ottawa, Belleville, Kingston - 97.95  St. John, St. Stephen, St. Andrews, Mo net on 112.45  Halifax, N.S.   -   -   -   -   -   -   - ;-Y-';.'���-\ *.--  i_ie.40  Corresponding fares to all stations^ in Ontario, Quehec. New Brunswick. Nova Scotia.    Standard sleephif/'ahd tourist cars on all trains.   For  further 'particulars upply to  - J. K. CARTER, Agent, l'hoenix, Jb. (J.  W..J. WRLLS, District Passenger Agent, Nelson.  D. J. MATHESON  ��� Insurance Agent  FIDELITY   BONDS,   PLATE   GLASS,.  COMM IS SI ONE R   FOR  TAKING  AFFIDAVITS  FIRE, LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  PHOENIX,   B.C.  BUSINESS REMOVAL  II. HUHPHRIRS announces the  removal of his  Shoe Repairing Business  to the STEMWINDER  PREMISES,   opposite   Deane's   Hotel.  lie assures his many patrons that the strictest attention will  be paid to all orders.    Only the best of materials used.  Our   Workmanship   combines   Style,   Comfort  , and Durability.  BOOTS AND SHOES  MADE TO ORDER.  REPAIRING NEATLY  DONE.  BRITISH MATERIALS���READY-MADE STOCK ON HAND.  ansa  Capital  and   -Rc*so��*we,   -SS,250,000  Head Office -  Established 1859  -   SHERBROOKE, QUE.  Wm. I'akw-ki.i., 1-rojiilciit.' H. Jt. C. IMinuh, Vico I'lerfWont.   .1. M.uaciNNii.v, <icnoiiil .Manager  82 BRANC'HES.-.IN'''PROVINCE,OF QUEBEC  A.M)  AT.  WINNIPEG, MAN. ,   VANCOUVKU. n. C.  ���  COLKMAN. AX/TA.   ��� GRAND FORKS. ��. V.  LKTHBUIDOK, ALTA. I-MIOHNIX,  li. C.  TABBK. ALTA. . INIINOKTON, B. 0.  VICTORIA,  B. C.        QUEBEC, QUU.  .SiAvinffs   OepuiLnicul at all  Offices.  CORRESPONDENTS   All.    OVEli   THE   WORLD  YY  >,���������, t ���  W'i  "TV  j?g;^"^^'ifa:'^M!S  m$$��  ^aggf^gp^ ���lm  THE  PIONEEft, PHOENIX,  B.C.  A Satire on the   Advantages For  Adoption of a Dog Over  a Child  By Mrs. Martha Burgiss  Copyright by American Press Association, 1911.       ;  ond take nun home wiITi ilicm at midnight If tbey chose to.Httiy, ho long,  John wiiin hard working roan and  frrnduully nccuiuiihited a 111 tie fortune,  on the Income, of .which he and Maria  eould 'live'when they- rathe to old age.  One day John had 'trouble-, wltb u stifc-  lts Three Periods and tho Marks the  Pieces Boar.    .  Dresden china'began'its reign at tho  fair of. Leipzig, 1721,,where It was of-  ty deposit eoiiipaiiy2vvl)eW be Uept'bls ,teroA tor PVbUc sale;Tor tbo Brut time.  securities nnd  took  them   homo  with    Itnas nnd tnr<-'<} periods���Kingls, Mar.  DRESDEN  CHINA.  DO  YOU   LIKE  IT?  The Ono  Sided  Gown  Is     Quito     tho     Fad.  him. intending to rent another box the  next tiny.    He ulso drew his ucconnt.  collno and modern.  Tho factory inarks traced on tho hot  John Douglas nnd bis wife, Murlu,  tiero. not blessed with children. They  fietermliied to adopt a boy and after  flaring pcimi.' to tdo resolution conferred as to tho most cobvenleut ago  tb�� little fellow should be.  *'i itnnk." said John, "you'll find that  .-' onoy will be a good deal or cure,  .-���j-c'-'** \ eolle period, and the child  i.'OUla titijc '<) fie brought upon node  kind of Hrtlflelal buby food.,and there's  only a certain proportion of babies'  that live through their babyhood. If  your boy dies you've bad all: your  trouble for nothing i think we'd better take a child seven or eight years  / ��� ��Id."   ���'  "It seems to mo," replied Maria,,  "tbnt unless- we begin at tbo beginning nnd progress* with tho child we  won't be used to hhn when be reaches  ���hut age. Uo'll oe ready for the  whooping cough and tbe measles nnd  such diseases, and wo won't be ready  for him to have them."  Tbo matter was discussed between  them for a long while. Mar1aNholding  to tbo baby plan. John desiring to  make tbo abort cut Maria yielded  since she saw no way or getting a  child at all unless sbe did. for John  Had seen, comic plot urea of men walking the'floor at midnight with colicky  babies and did not propose to submit  to any such strain.  So tbey went to an orphan asylum  and asked for a elx-ycar-old boy., Tbe  . matron, who had brought up a family,"  tried to Induce tbem to select a stolid,  alow moving little fellow who would  ait all day playing with toys. But  John preferred a bright boy with an  Intelligent eye. 80 tbey took tbe latter borne with them and congratulated  themselves that they were now a family.   They called the boy Robert  Tbe next morning after breakfast,  when Maria bad finished ber household duties, abe remembered Robert  and made a search Tor blm. He was  nowhere to be found. She called tor  ��� him not only In the house, but out of  doors. Thinking be bad strayed away.,  abe telephoned John, who' was at  business, and John reported tiie fact  -to the police.    When ber mental ten-  amounting to S'-iW. trom tlie biinlsin*' !tom of ��nc" P'e��> vury according to  department'-''of the concern and took !the Perl��d���the oldest-'. (King's) being  that homo too, vVbether some evil ! *ho ���ouogram A. R...and the wand of  disposed   person WW   him .draw  tho    *       '--���---      ����..-    .... _..���.._ ..  . money and followed him. certain it Is  tbut tbe" same night tlie house was  robbed, Tito, the securities and'.the  the. same time.;  money disappearing at  This, of course, wan  n terrible blow  ���AW  HER ADOPTER BOK ON THE   TOPM08I  BOANCH.  pot bad reached the boiling point Maria heard n call from the top of the  tallest tree in the yard and. going out  there. saw her adopted son on the  topmost branch. Calling for blm to  come down, she held 0��*r breath ��vblle  be did so, every moment, expecting to  see blm fall nnd lie a cornse nt her  feet. But be landed safely. Ho had  been In tbe tree all the while, and  when bis foster mother asked him  why he bad not answered her call bo  fixed a pair of roguish eyes on her  and said be had been "hldin'."  When John came home from busl-���  ness that evening the couple talked  tbe matter over nnd coucluded that  tbe short cut in raising children wns  In the very beginning n failure. Botb  agreed that tbe morning's experience  would be repeated Indefinitely aud In  a thousand varieties.  "I think," said John, "that n child  will be too much' trouble for us. We'd  better try n dog."  Roberts' plnce wns tnken In the  Douglas homo by 11 little terrier, to  whom the couple gore the name of  Tito. Tito was as much of n success  as his predecessor wns a fnlhire. so  far as ndoptlon was concerned. The  dog bnd uo desire to climb trees and  need not be left to run about nil tbe  while, for he readily submitted to be  tied to a table leg or a newel nest.  Ono winter night when John had left  an unusually hot fire In the furnace be  and Mnrla were awakened by Tito's  Jumping on their bed and barking vociferously. 8melllng smoke, they arose  and went downstairs. John opened  tbe door leading to the cellar, but  quickly closed tt again to shut off a  flame that leaped forward to con-  name blm. middling on their clothes,  the couple got out of the bouse Jusl  ia time to save their lives.  ' "How ranch more vniliable is a dog  IDnn tt cniid!" exclaimed John. "No  child would have saveo us as Tito has  done."  Maria made no reply.  There were many ways Id which  Tito proved himself more adaptable  to the wants of tbe Douglases tnan n  child would have been. Their frlcndo.  Idr. and Mrs. Kerwln. never could go  .out in tho evening, for their little  daughter Bessie must be out to bed at  8 o'clock nnd could not be left alone  la tbe house. Tbe Douglases did all  tho vtoltiug. for they could tnko Tito  tjith tbem.  :hais <"ulm  to a sofa. Jes  to the couple. In one thing tbey were  disappointed. ;Tbey bad always supposed tbut Tito; would warn tbem  against burglars. Instead of that he  bad been captured. But a strange  smell Indicated that the, dog bad been  put to.sleep by the robbers before looting tbe tioutie and carried away with  the: booty^;;:;:'/     '';���,"'"j\ .���!.;���!���'  ������;.,���',.'.';'���    ���.-';.-  Mnrla endeavored,, to; 'comfort her  husband as well as1:she could.;though  the sops she gave blrn were very, thin.  "Weil, deur." she said, "we bnve no  one but ourselves to provide for. and  we don't need niucb r If ,we. hnd a  child to leave behind viis'/we- would  have soihei hlng to worry 'about, if  we only had Tho buck 11 would wlll-  'ingly give up the securltlus and the  money," ....,.-  John made no reply. He had struggled for twentyiye'arH to'necuinulnte a  property that would support him and  his wlfo: in their old, age; or that be  might feel that In, cuse of ;bhvdeath  she would be,provided for, nnd be saw  uo comfort In Its loss, especially since  be bad patwed an age when n man  usually finds himself indisposed to begin again.  Of course be, reported the matter to  the police. Tbe sergeant at tbe desk  questioned blm closely and when Jobn  said tbnt Tito bad disappeared tbe  sergeant said tbnt It was possible the  robber bad made a mistake In carry-.  Ing tbe dog off alive Instead of dead.  He might he identified by Tito In case  tbe latter was recov����r<��d. He took  John's address and promised to notify  him if any clew were discovered, but  since nothing bad been left behind by  which to track blm the chances of recovering the property were slight  John was very mucb discouraged.  "If tbey bado'tgot ahead of the dog."  he said, "we would have been alarmed  by his bark."  "Oh, a burglar never thinks of entering a house where there Is a dog." said  the sergennt, "without first eliminating tbe beast."  Then be rook down a minute description of Tito.  When John told Maria what the sergeant bad said she declared that If  Tito, were alive wbe wax sure he would  lend, to the discovery of the loBt p'rop-  erty. ������v^.. .'��� ';"-.:-; .*..?.*:...-���-"..--.' - -'���-'-.���..:-��� '.  ",, "Thara /Just; like"a^:wbiBnn.','i:snl��:-  ���John.;--;."She's always considering prob-  able what she wishes to cothe to pa*w.  My opinion is that tbe robber or robbers ;: killed  Tito  and   took   bis  body  away with tbem."',-.,..'..',.'  'Months    passed   and "���. nothing   wins  beard  of  Tito   or   the   lost' property.  Then   one   day  a;, telephone   message  came to,the Douglases tha t a dog had  come Into the possession of the police  which answered  to Tito's, description.  Would   either   Mr.   or. Mrs,    Douglas  come to tbe station and Identify dim)  Maria  lost  no time in  reacb'ng tne  station, expecting  fo  find  Tito  there;  She  was disappointed.    Tbe sergeant  asked her to be seated sad. "aking up  the desk  telephone receiver, called  np  a police office tn a distant city,    wnen  tiie party de wished to speak with replied the sergeant nskpr) mm to "bring  the dog"'  to tne phone and place tne  receiver nea*- n:s ear.    Wh����n the dog  wus  reported  In   position   Mrs    Dong-  las was asked to call Tito througb the  phone.  "Tito," she snld In nn affectionate  rone: "Tito. Did they take Tito away  trom us?"  A series or Joyful barks came back  to her that removed all doubt as to tne  Identity of the dog.  Notb'ng wonld satisfy the woman  Out that her niishand. woo was at  business, should he connected by the  wire with Tito that be might call the  dog and hear bis onrt. This wa9  done, and when Tito ti**ard his master's voice tie went wild with Jov.  "The way we got on to the dog."  said the sergeont. "was this: A man  who commitreo a burglary wan tracked to his room, where he was' arrested, and this dog was found there.  His collar, on which yon told ns bis  nnme was cut. had been replaced by  n cneap one. A large amount or prop-  <"-tv of different kinds nas been recovered, and It is quite probable that  yorrs may De among the rest."  And so it proved All the missing  securities were recovered and a part  of the money.  "1 told yon so," snld .Maria to Jobn.  *'T knew Tito would  be the means or  recovennc our rortune."  "How did you know ttv asked Jobn.  "I Just knew it: tnnt's now ������  "I know one thing." replied tbe husband, "a dog for adoption beats a child  ell hollow."  Aesculapius, The fumillur crossed  ewords, with tlie dot or circle between  the handles, wore 11 rat used In 1721,  and the star took the place of the dot  in tho Murcolliio period. The modern  I mark! Is the simple crossed swords,  sometimes accompanied by letters and  numbers.  ��� Although the methods of work are  atlll Jealously guarded In all factories,  tbo. essentials are: 1111 open secret, and  tbe following rough outline may satisfy the lazily curious: The ingredients  of porcelain are kaolin feldspar, sand  and .selenlte. These aro ground One  and mixed In llniewnter. The pns'e  Is then molded into forms nnd fired In  an oven of moderate heat When talc-  en out it is In nn opaque state and Is  then dipped In the glaze, which Is feldspar ground fine, with n little alkali.  It Is now subjected to n Bring of great  bent, which results In the beautiful  polished surface ho familiar the world  over,   i  This second firing'is attended with  risk, for If the piece Is allowed to remain beyond the-exact proper moment  tho whole melts together und Is ruined.  SEASICKNESS.  It la Not Bensficial, and In Rars Cases  It Causes Death.  In the light of modern intelligence  the once popular idea that seasickness  was of real benefit to the sufferer and  that It never terminated fatally has  been exploded. Not only Is this malady to bo guarded against by every,  means possible, but It Is even to be  dreaded by those who are not over  robust as leading to possible fatal results. '���:'".'.-.'���������  The old fashioned notion that a t-ood  dose of seasickness was beneficial was  due wholly to the fact that upon recovery the victim of mal de mer Is  usually 8o��deligbted that he Is apt to  Imagine, that he never felt better in  his life, while feeling normal again is  merely so great a contrast to,tbe exceedingly wretched condition which  this dlsordea brings about that exaggeration of one's feelings is the  most natural thing In the .world. Seasickness is far from pleasant It is  not beneficial, and In rare cases it  terminates fatally. ���.���:.'���  There is one consolation, however,  that, with the growth of tbe sjze of  ships nnd the increase of speed travel-  era ' are to a ��� certain extent insured  against 'It or if attacked are certain  that their sufferings.will -be,short-  Marine Journal. ���'..;        ..:\^. ..'--'v/.���,'���;'���  BANK OF ENGLAND NOTES.  Always Fresh and Clean, as Thay Ars  Issued Only Once.  There is  as  great  a  difference  b<>-  tween the systems of issuing and redeeming tbe notes of tbe Bnuk of Eng-  j land and of the banks of tho United  Stutes as there is In the appearance  of the notes themselves. '  The English note Is somewhat longer  and much broader than ours, la of  rough white paper, with ragged edges,  and is printed on one side only, with n  fow words and with no pictures or  designs.'while ours are completely covered on both sides with vignette and  lathe work.  Our notes are Issued again nnd again  until they become so worn tbnt they  are no longer serviceable. A Bank of  England' note is never issued more  than once. Every note that comes In  Is canceled at once, nnd then It is  stored away with other canceled note*  to be preserved for a certain period,  when it is destroyed by burning.  It takes many clerks to keep the  record of notes issued and paid, and  so accurately la this work dom; that'  the date when any note wns issued,  tho "person receiving It, tbe lime when  it was paid into tbe bank and by:  whom, can be ascertained from the  books. If the time was within five  years the note itself can be produced.  Many are the stories of attempts to  counterfeit these notes, which have always been failures. As tbe average  time between the issue and the payment of the notes Is only tlve or six  days the fact that a counterfeit Is In  circulation Is known almost at once,  pnd tbe system of English bankers and  merchants of keeping the numbers of  tbe notes received and paid gives the  clow whereby the offender Is quickly  apprehended.���Exchange.  SAVAGES  OF  BOLIVIA.  Aborl0ines Still Living In the Wood  and Stone Ago.  Krlund Nordenskjold In tbe course  of un ethnographic and urchueniogiciil  exploration of Ihilivla In 1UJK unci  100!) found districts inhabited by Indians vviiu arc mill living Iu rlie age  of wood und stone, buj*h the Scientific  American. Uecause of tbe scarcity ol  stone In the C'hnoc* region the natives  of the banks of the I'hcoimivckj-iverdo  not possess even stone Implements, bin  employ bono and hard wood as the  material of knives, Haws, uwls, needles  and spades.  Tbo virgin and unexplored foresN of  tbe province of Snra are the borne of  entirely wild and uncivilized Indians,  called Slrlones, who have no friendly  Intercourse with their white neighbors. , It Is not even known whether  tbey form a single tribe or a nuiiiher  of tribes. This part of Hollvln presents the extraordinary phenomenon  of natives still living in the stone nge  within a few miles of places wblcb  have be��>n Inhabited by white men  dur1'.,'-.several centuries, Norrtensl.-jold  obtai'iiil various Imn.^nients which  ha ' een enfured' In 'primitive expeditions directed by .the.whites against  tbe marauding Slrlones. but he was  not able to cotne I tiro .contact ���. with  ,tbese interesting nlicrlplnea.     '  FASHION'S REA  Changeable Effects In Soft Colorings Shown in Fail Modes.  FELT HATS CARRY OUT IDEA.  A TIP ON CHECKS.  DRAPED OK* SIDED TUNIC EFFECT.       1  This pretty frock shows what may  be done wltb odd hits of good ma  terlal. It also shows tbe new one  sided effect With tbe aid of a few  yards of taupe chltTon and a little silk  cord and tassels of the same coloi  purchased new the frock was mudi*  from an old pink satin dancing gown  and some taupe colored and rose em  broidery ripped from' a once Uandsome  Japanese negligee.  v.'Th�� :Art ;of--Poi��*>nIng.':-<-.;J--!;  Professional poisoners arose early in  our era.    It is recorded that Agrippina  i A. D. 2(>i refused to eat applet at the  table   of   her   father-in-law.   Tiberius,  through fear of poison.    The notorious  Locusta  flourished. In  that epoch. .  It  Is charged that she supplied with appropriate    directions    the' poison   "by  which   Agrippina  rid   herself of Claudius.     She  also  furnished   tbe   poison  that was administered  fo  Britnnnk-ns  by   order   of   Nero.     This   crime   was  committed    in   quite   a    conventional  manner.    Tbe Komnns were accustomed to drink hot water nt table, but the  same  temperature  did   not  appeal   to  all.    A slave offered hot water to Brl-  tannicus.      "Too   hot."   he   remarked  The slave added cold water,    nritan-  nlens drank, gasped once or twice nnd  died.     The   cold   water   was   poisoned  either wltb a cyanide or  with prussic  acid.  The  Handy  Pad.  The   simplest   and   inost   uspfni   ol  pads  for   hasty   nn-hiorandn   is   made  from   the' ordinary    penny   tablet   ot  small size.    At the middle of one end  on the back, fasten -a- 'common   brass  ring ������by, doubling si bit of tape through  it and gluing the  latter  hruilyto  tht*  pasteboard   backing.     By   this; it can  be hung on a baiul.v Vun'tiy:'.'from which  should depend ulno n cord wit li a pen':.'���  ell.  always  ready   for use-    Choose  a  pencil with ratherisoft'ieiid. but with  out a rubber, tie the cord *<ei-iirely to  a notched'place in  the middle or the  pencil, and have both euds sharpened.-'  Then If one has ueed to use it in baste  whichever end out* grasps, will  Oe Ule  right oue to use. ''���-.���  For the Br,'<Jge Party.  One   of   tlie   new   conceits   for   tb��*  bridge player is a  convenient  reticule  made of ribbon.    Very vvtue sarin rib  bon   is   formed   into   three   bags,   each  longer tbun  the one next above.    The  Advloa by a Woman Who Always Fills  Out the Stub First.  The west side woman was .paying  with a check for some articles sbe had  bought at a department store, nnd she  was carefully ailing in the stub of ber  check book first. *'Oh, don't stop for  that," urged ber shopping companion,  who was In a hurry. "You can do that  when you get bome."  Unmoved, the west side woman fin  lsbed the stub with special care, then  wrote the,check, gave it to the sales  man and said to ber impatient friend:  "Before I was married I took care of  some   of  my   fathers   accounts.     The  first time he ever asked me to fill out  a set of blank checks for him so be  could sign them be told me: 'One rule  you   must always  observe^���write  tbe  stub  first.    Make  a  vow  to  yourself.  like  unto the vow  of Jephtbnh.  that  yon ���will never write a check until tbe  stub Is fllied.    If for any reason you  should fall later to write the check It  would  be a  simple  matter  to cancel  the stub, but If you write a check and  leave   the  stub   blank   yon   open   the  -door to a hundred chances of mistake  No /one's memory  can  be trusted on  that subject.   Never try to trust yours.  Let,the law of "the stub first"  be to  you as the law of .the Medes and the  Persians.'     I   have   always   found   it  perfectly easy to follow that rule, and  that is one reason   I  have a   bank ac  count   today.     My   husband   is   never  afraid   I   will   make   him  any   trouble /  with It"���New York Press. /  GEARED  TURBINES.  System    More   Economical/Than   Re-'  ciprocating  Engines.  A recent annual report published by  a British steam turbine company describes an experiment which may have  an Important effect on steamships.  A short time ago the company-purchased the cargo steamer Vespasian,  and equipped It with a system of geared turbines for the purpose of ascertaining If nny economies could be  made as - regards fuel, weight and  space In comparison with tbe best  types of reciprocating engines which  are" used in cargo steamers of low  speed and great dead weight capacity.  It is now reported that a test has  been made with the geared turbines  on the measured mile at ordinary rates  of sea travel and tbnt a decreased  steam consumption of 15 per cent was  shown as compared with reciprocating  engines, and equally gratifying results  were attained on c".i!nary sea voyages.  ���Consular Report.  Gauzes    and    Thin     Matorlala    Lend  Themselveo    Charmingly    to    Theaa  Soap Oubblo and  Rainbow Surfaces.  j'  Fichus to Continue Populafr.  It looks very much as though the  majority of our clothes this fall would  be changeable to color. This Idea U  already beginning abroad and Is qulto  tho moment's madness among the  women who are expected to exploit  ���something new each month. At'th*  coronation in London a great number  of gowns, hats, wraps, parasols and'  stockings were, worn that were  cbangcablo and iridescent.  There Is no doubt tbnt this novelty  Will bo greeted with tjulto a good deal  of enthusiasm. , There mny be, many  mistakes made in choosing unbecoming  and   ungraceful-colors,   bnt  tbe  Clay  Digging  Machine.  A clay digger  u..ed   successfully   In  fairly   level   clay   fields,, is   herewith  shown.    The excavating wheel has no  axle,   but   revolves  upon   untl-frlctlon  Vtat FICHU FBXLIi.  ftmataur can be mora safely relied  upon to do this than sbe could to  choose among the vivid colors, such  as red; blue, green and black, that  have been forced upon her for tha  last two years.  Mind you, these changeable tones  will not be vivid. There Is no splash  of opposing colors, such as In plaid or  stripes or checks: The mingling its  very well done by artistic dyers, and  the fabric simply looks one color in  i one light and one color In another.  Women   have   been   delighted   wltb  Queer Newspaper Names.  The Italians are naturally nn imaginative race, and the titles which they  Klve to their newspapers, especially  In the provinces, fully confirm the fact.  Here are some instances of the curiosities:  At Aqul. In Piedmont, there Is II  Rollente (the boiling onei: nt (ler.ice.  the Circus of Nero; nt Messina, the  Lightning: at Lucca, the Second Lightning: at Monhercelll. the Inflexible; at  Catania, the. New Marionettes.  Humorous publications rejoice in  even stranger titles. We have the  Contropelo (shave against the gralni  at Naples, the Two of Spades at  Turin, tbe Slap lo the Face at Bologna, the PIf Paf at Palermo, the  Brush at Cattanissetta and the Mosquito ot Savigliano.  Dark Stars.  Scattered through space are Innumerable stars that give forth very little light or beat. Either they were  never at any period of their history  bright and glowing like the myriad  stars that make the midnight sky so  beautiful or In the course of countless  ages the hent they once possessed has  radiated away from them Into the  depth of space, and now they are. ns  their name describes them, "dark  ! stars."  There's a lot of good In most of a��.  but It takes our wives to And It out  Worse  Still.  _ They   tell   me   Simpklns'   wife   is   n  The small boy who delights In drums,    V'*��� **����*��� J'1'* noor fp|l��^ act��-  niOOIXQ  CLAY. IK TtltHACliS. .  ~ ~ dumps it on  to a   belt  conveyor near  A Safe Proceeding. I thp   top      Tb(?   filiisirafion   sli.nvs   rhe  Lord    Lyons.    English    minister    ��'    excavator  as  nsod   u-h.-n-  flic Wav   is  Washington   during   tbe   war   between J worked ,��� tpmi(,cs ���,.��� fVor ���,���,,.   V,,,.  wheels placed Just outside Its rim.    As ._.....         the  excavating, wheel 4revolves  each I the effect as already seen" In chiffon  bucket cuts off a slice of earth and I cloth and In gauzes.    They prevailed  last winter amoc; those who dressed  exceedingly we'.'., and the effect' wu  alluring. The gnu: c~ V*u<l themselves  admirably to tbe changing lights-and,  shadows of mingled tones, and as tbey  vere draped over solid colors the ef*  feet was not startling.  A soap bubble is always less vivid  than a rainbow, and so tt Is that a  changeable surface Is far less conspicuous than a well defined one in,  more than one colbr.  Felt hats, it is said, will carry ont  the idea, and instead of being dyed ia  a solid color will  be done in two or  three mingled ones and then trimmed  hi changeable satlv or velvet ribbons.  Extremely attractive Is tbe flcbu pictured���a new model that will be ranch  seen during the tall and-winter season.  tbe states  and  afterward  ambassador    cars< ,mo wbMl llH. ,.,,���. fa,js f|.on,- rftl,  Many   Uses   For Salt.  A pinch  or salt on tbe tougue. followed  by a drink of cold  water,  will  to   France,   was   a   diplomatist   to   the    digger,  run on a   tnu-k  on  .In* tcrm.-e  ��� ,   -  core.   He   was   exceedingly   tactful   in    beW the digger     When  tue dav pit   , cnre s^k headache.     *  action and had the rare art of keeping    ,s  nof  d        un(J  (|l(. ,.,.���.  ^ so|j(J- It hardens the gums  hard  the machine is run  cu   iv JeeU aJ  a traction engine.  his own counsel. When Sir Edward  Blount called upon him one day at  the embassy In Paris he found that n  well known journalist had' preceded  bim. The visitor was laying down thf  law In a loud tone, and when, after his  departure. Sir Edward was received  he took the liberty of saying:  "Mny I be allowed to ask If It l��  quite wise to discuss state secrets In  such a loud tone? I beard every word  that was said, my lord, as 1 sat In the  unternom."  "Ah!" said Lord Lyons. "Hut even  then you could not hear what I said,  for I said nothing."  Ancient Stone Workers.  Egyptian stone worken 4.0(10 years  ago had a surprising knowledge' of  what are considered modern toots  These pyramid builders operated with  solid nnd tubular drills and straight  and circular saws. Id handling the  tubular drills, which were of superior  quality, the skill of tlie artisan was  so remarkable that the cutting marks  In granite show no Indication of wear  of the tool, while a cut of a tenth of  an inch was made in the hardest rock  at   each   revolution.     A   hole  ! Improvod   Plitc   Hjlicr.  The wails of dining rooms arc oft.~n  adorned with plates of rare porcelain  which are comiiiu::ly aiLKiicU iu uiv-  wall by means of ptri;*.'' "���" tin. ���'���  ends of which are by.m l.,^. ,ue tu0i.-s  of the plates and detract from the ornamental effect. A new plate hanger  In which this defect Is obviated has  three strips of tin. terminated by neat  little gilded hooks, which are the only  parts of the device that arc visible  from in front. The strips of tin pass  through three slits in a snail plate of  tin, behind the porcelain plate, and  are bent over the edges of the silts to  hold them securely in place. The  same strips may be used for plates of  different sizes by bending them nt different points. The tin plate carries a  ring, which may be slipped over a book  attached to the wall.  ��� and makes th#  1 teeth white.  j By adding a little salt to the water  j cut flowers may be kept fresh much  ! longer.  By using very fine, dry salt as one  would snuff for colds hay fever may  be relieved.  A shallow teaspoonful of salt dissolved in a cupful of hot water will  relieve dyspepsia and indigestion.  Strong salt water will revive nn unconscious person quicker than brandy  or whisky.  Salt and pineapple Juice will cure  mild cases of gastritis.  Salt added to water In which colored  dresses are washed will prevent fading.  Smooth flatirons by rubbing over  dry salt  Sprinkle dry salt on carpets and rugs  before sweeping.  Snow  Removing Apparatus.  Joseph   \V.   Weismantel   of   Newark.  N. .1.. has secured u patent  for a snow  remover  which can .lie con verted  Into  throngh  jn   street  cleaner,   sprinkler   or   tlnslicr  SCO It E RtrriCULK OF  WIDK  KIRHO.f.  bags are designed to bold score card:  tally, pencil, hiimlki-rchier and-If the  game is for soiiii'ihlni: more Mihstim  tlal than [prizes-a handful of gold  pieces. The reticule swings from the  arm ou ribbon loops.  horns and  firecrackers grows up and  buys a motorcycle.  It always makes a man mad when  his younger brother tells his sons  about the deviltry their father used to  be up to.  The only time a womnn likes to have  her husband stay downtown late is  when her club has been particularly  interesting.  The man who hnsn't got���tbe price  can nlways see the aeroplane flight so  much better outside tho grounds.  If it were not for Innocent, helpless, defenseless woman what would  the shyster lawyer do for something  to weep over?  We can't all be rich. If wo could  whore would bo the fun?  ally goes around, they say. without a  nickel in his pockets."  "Worse than that���she's cut off hh  fiupply of pockets."���Cleveland Plalr  Dealer.  Sure Thing.  Teacher���Suppose  your  fnther gnvi  your mother ��0 and then took ��3 back  whi��t would that make?   Willie���Trou  hie.���London Answers.  When a womnn begins moving up  the social scale she keeps a maid ln-  ��tead of a hired girl.  When n man doesn't hurry through  his work to go to the ball game his  friends remnrk that he is breaking  fast.  A man may nvi!;e the office boys  lump nt the sound of his voice nnd yet  not be able fo make tlie head of the  concern believe that the business will  u-ii bo ni,ie to run withov:* i'-2.  A Simple Provantive.  Professor Trilbert <>t the Pasteur Institute nt Paris has demonstrated that  burning sugar deve ops one of the most  powerful nutlseptlc gases known. It  sugar were burned In the house when  one member of the family has the grip  or merely a cold there would he less  danger of its spreading throughout tbe  household. This may be easily done  by putting a few hut coals on a shovel  or pan. sprinkling them with a table  s|X)onful of sugar and letting It hum  In the rooms where the alck person has  been.    PERT   PARAGRAPHS.    "  Whether a man Is a liar or is simply rolsluformed often depend^ upon  his elzo.  Mon nevc-r gossip. But If yon want  a pleco of news spread broadcast Just  tell the woman who tells her husband  everything.  A man may willingly lend you a Ave  spot any tlmo you may care to ask  him. yet sktn you alive in a horse  trade.  both hard and soft material was bored  perfectly smooth anil uniform.  >/$?-  Waits   on   Corners.  "Wliut's a waiter?"  "U n e who  waits."  "T hon I'm a  good waiter even  if nothing else."  "How is that?"  "I have practiced it for twenty years. My wife  Is nlways behind  time."  hi summer and can be installed on  trolley tracks and ,-uti over the lines uf  any trolley system -n* put on the* body of  an automobile ami nin over any road  The Idea Is to liav- :�� revolving brush  nt each end of the car. so the i-ar can  be worked forward or backward. The  brush sweeps the snow from the track  on to n broad belt and Is carried  rhrough the Inside of the car to the top.  where It falls on plates heated by gas  made from gasoline. The minute tbe  snow strikes these plates it- melts.  One Way.  "1 can take care of myself, thank  you," said Miss Pert to the man who  was trying to propose to her.  "Can you?"  "I certainly can and then some.1*  "Then let me be the some."  Chinese Gold Size.  Add gradually to .'iirO parts of the  best linseed oil heated almost to boiling in a metal vessel 120 parts of amine  gum. always waiting until a portion  has been dissolved. When the mass  has assumed a tarllke consistency  strain it through a piece of silk. In  use the gold Rb.e is generally thinned  with a little turpentine, and usually  gome red lead is added to It.  Black In Furnishing.  Quite a number of people are using  j nark   largely   In   the  furnishing  aud  fler-oratlon  of  their  rooms  Just  now.  | Some of the wall papers with flowers  ; ou a black background are delightful,  but as they ane expensive they cannot  be within tbe reach of all.  People who do not go in for black  wall papers or cretonnes or enrpeta  contrive to get touches of black in  some othet way. Black Iron stair  rods, for Instance, instead of brass  ones look very well against crimson  stair carpets.  The demand for old black lactjuer  furniture has sent the prices soaring  up. and old black Wedgwood teapots  are being taken out of china cabinets  by people who are lucky enough to  possess them and made useful as well  as ornamental once again.  Down Pillows.  Those who have been troubled by  tbe sifting through of down In pillows  will be glad to learn of the following:  Iron the muslin Interlining on the  wrong Ride with a hot Iron which has  been well nibbed in beeswax. The  wax will act like varnish on tbe  smooth surface an^i thus prevent the  lown from sifting   hrougn.  Practice,  "Say. mnmma. my leacher'd make a  bully highwayman!" exclaimed a boy  as ho rushed in from school.  "Why, Freddy, what In the world do  you mean?" Inquired bis astonished  mother.  "Why, she's always telling the chli-  3ren to 'hold up their hunds.' "���Judge.  Handed Down.  "She Is so very fond of herself that  she is unbearable."  ���'That is pnly Inheriting ber father's  penchant for the antique."  The Proper Way.  "lie asked  her an   uncivil  question  snd she gave him a pointed reply."  "With a hatpin?"  Felt It.  "Tour wealthy undo hna been picked  To fill a senate Bent. I sow."  "Well, yes." tho man replied, "but ntill  You needn't throw It up to r-Na."  Candid.  "Do you take any Interest In politics?"  "Sure."  "That's trice. What part are yon  most interested in?"  "Graft"  If She Wanted to Bo Old Fashioned.  "Jennie and Jack hnve had three  scraps a day since they have been married."  "Goodness! That's enough to make  a patchwork auilt."  (rt*r**i;  *l��TJ> j  ���* a  <y  i;  y��ydsyYYYMYyy;y.  ���"i'I" :'"'iKWy^lrTrt'|l," '-|K|,-- j1;"?"'.'-. ��� i...':.!} -k: -;;, {������ Y:'Y'ti'.' '������ ;�� '^'i'lf ,jgK ".i-iiVJ'.vfe';Y'- ffi1' ��� ��)ife  H--fiJ\  mY  ,vYh~  '������yl-!i  ���'.���-"���'Vv <  MYY  ;���;>;' \^.^.  -sllti  y,  yY:YSYY]Y^^  *-!-      '       1  0  ai1,.^;.!;^^1 ;;;.W'i,;^*^;r"*''?'. ��� i'  ���I: i  I.  h'< ���  IV  let.  Ifv. I  11 ,i  t  )'< *  he   i  ���P  i  ftamaittoMlmmlmtaatikka  THE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  Housework Drudgery  Housework is drudgery for tho weak woruoa.w She brushes, dusts and scrubs, or if on her feet ell day attending to  the many details of tho household, her back aching, her  temples throbbing, nerves quivering under the stress of  pain, possibly dizzy feeling*}. Sometimes rest in bod ia  not refreshing, because the poor tired nerves do not permit of refreshing sleep. The real need of weak, nervous  women i6 satisfied by Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription.  It Makes Weak Women Strong  and Sick Women Well.  This "Prescription" removes, the canso  ot women'a weaknesses, heals tnllam.  motion and ulceration, and cures those  weaknesses no peculiar to women. It  tranqulllzes the nerves, encourages tbo  appetite and induces reettul otiep.  Dr.--Picrce is perfectly willing to let every one know whet  his " Favorite Prescription" contains, a complete list of  ingredients on the bottle-wrapper. Do not let auy unscrupulous druggist persuade you that his substitute ol unknown  composition is "just as good" in order that he may make  a bigger profit/.   Just smile and shake your head i  Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets cures liver ills.  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  at Phoenix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  V       2.50 to United States.  G. Kay, Publisher.  }  <  If!  !���' I  i  /  IH  hi  it/  ���if.  ';!  ti  i   -  .-  IV:  1 il  I.-*  i  ADVKRTIHIN'O scalk  Application for Liquor Licence (90 day*) ..$5.00  (,'ortMlento of iinprovoment tiotlco (U0ilayH)!}7.S0  Application to Purchauu Laud notices (01) divyn)   S7.G0  DolInquenl'C'o owner noticcH (90 dnj'H) .,. .$10.00  Small Water Notices 00 days) ....'  $7.so  All other legal iidvnrl.lHliig, 12 centH a Hue,  single column, for tho tlrst insertion; mid 8  cents a line for ouch Hiibscqiieiit Insertion, nonpareil niuiLs-iiicniuiit. ���  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.  Saturday, Dec. 23', 1911  THE DAIRY     J* W. Hannam, Prop.  Carpets, Rugs and Mattings  Every home-maker, every  Hotel proprietor,  should promptly take advantage   of the  great savings.     You are to keep in mind that  our quotations are on all Fall stock���no old goods, no job-  ,  t . lots   nor   |'auction"   goods.      Dependability   is   our  > ' -watchword  and  io  buying floor coverings,  per-  -    haps more than any other .dry goods line, it  r    - is  necessary  to have confidence in the  *    quality of the goods  and   in the  seller of the goods.  *       A Royal Shipwreck  The vein   of toadyism   that pervades  the   despatches   announcing  the wreck of the 'P. and O. steamer,  Delhi, is  positively sickening.    After a perusal of the  despatches one  is inclined to wonder if there were  any other men, women and children  on board the wrecked vessel except  the Duke und  Duchess of Fife and  their daughters.     No one but these  exalted personages   appear to have  been in any clanger or suffered much  privation; their royal highness this,  and their royal   highness that, with  his grace the duke of something else,  seem to have constituted the whole  ofthe passenger list.  No one in England seems to have manifested any  anxiety  except the   Queen Mother,  C.P.R. to Use Crude Oil  ft was stated  on  good  authority  here    today,    that    the    Canadian  Pacific railway   has   decided   lo use  crude oil for fuel lor its locomotives  on a portion of its Brilish Columbia  division.    This rumor has been' current  for  six   months,  Sir   William  White, ex-vice-president of the Canadian Pacific railway, having made  a statement   last  summer  that the  matter vvas receiving consideration  at head quarters.     It is   also  said  that in this connection circular tanks  of riveted   steej boiler plate witli a  capacity/of 200,000 gallons  will be  built on the Shuswap and mcvintnin  subdivisions of the   first   district of  the B. Ci Division at Field, Golden,  Roger's Pass, Revelstoke, Sicamotis  Junction, Notch Hill ancl Kamloops.  ,It is also stated that the only change  necessary in the locomotives will be  the insertion  of jet burners in the  fire   boxes.    The   tenders   wilk be  changed to hold oil instead of coal,  POINTED PARAGRAPHS  Louis Fori at-, vice-president of  lhe Federal Council of Switzerland,  has been elected president of the  Swiss republic.  Lord Strathcona, in a recent interview, stated that a service of 25  knot steamers between Liverpool  and Montreal, would be established  in the near future.  M8OTM  It vvas  announced last week at  Edmonton, that the government  would proceed with the construction  of two railroads from Edmonton to  the Mackenzie River, through the  Peace River country. One will extend from Athahasca Landing to  Peace River Crossing, and the other  from Edmonton to Fort Mc Murray.  Messrs. Mackcnie,*"Mann & Co. will  be the builders* and operators.  The i Dominion Government   has  purchased,the Indian reserve of Fort  while to top the  list the courage of George for $125,000. .' One-fifth of  CALL TODAY AND EXAMINE THESE OOOD8.  wm^mmm^^ma*^^^^aamam^mami^^mmm^mmaa^mmmmt^m^i^mmmi^^imm^mi^mmi^am  C    F   EfJ WArHe    Furniture Dealer  QUEEN'S HOTEL  R. V.-CHISHOLM, Prop. '  DANNY DEANE, Manager.  This is the Largest and Newest Hotel in the city,  ! , heated by steam,  and well furnished thoughout  for the accommodation of the public.    Everything  '��� ' Neat, Clean and*, Up-to-Date.     Meals served at  f.    .��� ', "       all hours,! ��� ~.\ i  Bar 8tock��d with bholCMt Liquors and Oi**ar*  CENTRALLY^ LOCATED ON CORNER  BRIDGE  AND   KNOB   HILL   AVENUE  8-team Heated, Electric  Lighting;  Telephone 48 and 26  A MERRY CHRISTMAS  TO ONE AND ALL  THOS.  BrOWn       ***���"** ^ear Exclusively  the chief of the  Duffs in remaining  on the burning  deck, or rather the  sinking" ship,   until    most   of   the  passengers were safe, vvas the only  heroic act recorded.   The princesses  appear    to   have    been   the   most  hardly dealt with, escaping in their  night  attire,   possibly other   men's  wives  and daughters  were   in   the  same   plight,   but  if so, the  despatches were silent  on the subject.  We readjalso that "the princesses  had   to-   be   literally   dropped   and  caught,','   but   by  what means  the  other  women    and   children   were  saved appears to   have escaped the  chronicler's   attention.     We    read  further that provision was made for  the royal party on the cruiser.     We  hope that  due  deference  was(paid  the unexpected visitors by the crew,  and the royal salute rendered.    The  captain no doubt vacated his sumptuous   'apartments     and   probably  slept in the sail locker, but whether  Joe tbe  cook  and   Bill   the bo'sun,  gallantly gave up their accommodation   for  the  other passengers, we  are left in doubt.    We would suggest  that    the   loyal    scribe   >vho  penned  the. account of this  "royal  shipwreck"   hang a  portrait of our  gracious   Queen   Mary, in his   bedroom, write "oro pro nobis" under  it, and turn to  it when devotionally  inclined, or  another royal write-up  is required for Canada.   The Pioneer  yields to  none in  its loyalty to the  throne, but if such   despatches  are  intended   to   keep   alive   the   loyal  spirit in the Dominion, they lament-  ibly fail   of  their  purpose, and we  must not blame the  subjects of so-  called democratic countries if they  brand us as an empire of snobs and  toadies.  the purchase price has been paid  down to Chief joe Quavvand and his  200 Indians.  GOLDS ARE THE SMALL DOOR  LEADING TO LAR6E ILLNESS.  If there is danger, it is well to  know it.  The warning cough should  demand immediate action.  If there is a remedy it is well to  know it.  Mathieu's Syrup of Tar and  Cod Liver Oil produces immediate  results.  A cold cannot make headway  when  Mathieu's Syrup is used.  Prevention makes the cure  unnecessary.  Delay makes ,the cure most  difficult.  The healing properties of tL-e  Tar combined with the strengthening properties of Cod Liver Oil  makes Mathieu's Syrup the  invincible conqueror of colds.  Large bottle 35 cents.  ���old by all dealers.  When headache nnd fever are present with  a cold take Matlileu'i Nervine Powder* lo  reduce the fever and allny tlie pnm. J j.  MJthiru   Co..   Props    SherbrooV-c   "ae.    (DJ  DISTRIBUTORS   FOR WESTERN   CANADA  Foley Bros. Larson & Co.,  (INCORPORATKIl)  Winnipeg,  Edmonton,   Vancouver,  Saskatoon.   ���  D RAYING  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. CarefJH attention to all orders.      Phone A65  James G. McKeown  GREAT NORTHERN  RAILWAY  Cheap round-trip Canadian Holiday Fares to all points in Eastern Canada  1   Toronto,  $92.95     Montreal. 897.95  Quebec, SI ��2.85     Halifax,  $116.40  Tickets on sale Dec. 1st to 31st inclusive; final return limit three months  from date of sale. Tickets, first-class, assuring you best of service and  train connections.  Also reduced rates to Atlantic Seaports in connection with  Couritry steamship tickets.on sale, Nov. 10th, to Dec. 31st, with  months limitl  For further particulars, call or write  Old  five  W. X. PERKINS, Agent.  FINEST GRADE OF CIGARS  IN  THE BOUNDARY  flWP SOFT PRSMKS  s.  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 9.30 a.m. V  , .<* �� i-    lower town, 10.00 a.m. [Standard Time  3.00p.m. J  LeaVe Greenwood  TO  EXPRESS APi3�� FKEiQHT  The Value of A Boom  The mining boom  is an inherent  part of the growth   of the industry.  Much as we   may deplore its attendant evils, the  boom  appears to be  necessary  to   the successful establishment of any mining camp.    This  applies more, of course, to the mining bf the  precious metals.    Iron,  coal and the   like,  can be exploited  without a rise of public temperature.  The Rossland boom, the  Lake of  the   Woods   fiasco,    and,    in  later  years, . the  Larder  Lake and other  excitements,   illustrated   very  completely the disastrous consequences  of inadequate publicity ancl the lack  of   clean   professional talent.     To  these elements   must   he added tlie  presence of unscrupulous -vendors,  visionary promoters, and a quite.unsophisticated public.  Times and manners have changed.  It is not easy to "do" the Canadian  people today. Responsible publicists having nt heart their duty  towards the nation, will not permit  themselves to be used by the fakir.  Every flotation must meet fair  criticism. The subsidized press carries less and less weight.  Yet the fact remains that the  normally constituted human- being  wishes to be in the fashion. If one  camp or district happens to hold  public interest, the investor is more  easily persuaded to take a chance.-  Canadian Mining Journal.  CUtCKLY   STOPS  COUGHS.  CURC3   COLDS.  MUM THS THUOAT AND LUNQ8. 28 CENTS  A young woman, named Jessie  Harvie, of Vancouver, has mysteriously disappeared, 'After Sunday  school, a week ago, she bade good-  by tp a friend and has ne'ver been  seen since. The girl is seventeen  years of ��ge.  The removal of the capital of  India from Calcutta to Delhi will  probably cost the British government $25,000,000. ,As a part of  the coronation festivities, the king  has given $1,600,000 to be devoted  to Indian.education.  British railroad directors and railroad workmen's unions have reached  a peaceful settlement, which it is  expected will prove permanent. The  companies granted a few minor concessions, but refused complete recognition of the unions.  Tlie government of the province  of Manitoba has doubled Ihe rates  all over that province's telephone  system. When the system . was  taken over three years ago the rates  were cut in two, the loss' being  in the  neighborhood of $170,000.  An injunction has been granted to  the Wright Co. to restrain Claude  Grahamc-White, the English aviator, from flying in the United  States without permission of the  Wrights. Grahame-VVhitc says he  will return to England and devote  hianself to the manufacture of aeroplanes.  A Washington special to the New  York Times states that it is becoming increasingly clearer to republican leaders that they must choose  between ex-President Roosevelt and  the renqmination of President Taft.  The La Fellettc boom has distinctly  collapsed, his name being scarcely  mentioned now.  Wu Ting-Fang is personally telegraphing to financiers in America  and Great Britain warning them  that it is not wise to assist the  Imperialsts at this time, especially  as Yuan Shihkai's assertion that  money is only to be used to maintain tranquility in Pekin is a ruse to  procure war funds.  After boiling their water for the  last four weeks, the people of  Seattle are now able to dispense  with that formality. When recent  floods broke the city pipe line, the  water from Lake Washington was  turned into the city mains, and as a  result the people were requested to  boil their water as a preventative  against typhoid.  Plans have been accepted for the  memorial tower of the Panama-  Pacific Exposition of 1915, which is  to be 850 feet in height,  the tallest  I  Tlie Cook  | always feels I  | confident of ______  I pure and wholesome  (j food when using  Dr Prices  Baking Powder  A Pure,GrapeCream^ Tartar  Baking Powder  Made from, Grapes  No  Alum  No  Lime Phosphate  aomtma*  building in the world, with the exception of the Efftll tower in Paris.  The building is to be a permanent  structure, and will revert back to  the city of San Francisco as soon  as the exposition is concluded.  The value of sea fish caught  and landed in Canada during the  six months ended September 30th  last, was over $11,500,000.  J.   Ogden   Armour,   president of  Armour & Co., states that action of  British   government   in   barring in-1  dieted American packers from tendering   for  contracts   for   supply   of  meat to the British army   and   navy  means loss of business estimated at  between $15,000,000 and  S20.000,-  000 annually. j  COPPER  Thy Xeu* I'Mition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK  JuHt published, I�� Vnliuiu- X. for tlie m-iiih 1910-  1911. unit i-Miulml ;ioiu-ly clebtccn niuntlw in  1'ivpnrnt Ion. t  IT HAS 1 902 PAGES  i-ontainiiiK nnurly one and a Imlf million vronU,  or about tvtico nn much mutter im tho iii hie.  TlioM) nro ia c-hiipte���, und (hi* nook coicr�� tlie  Copper Industry of World  Tlio book eovt'iN Copper Illktory, Uvology,  (Joofrrnphy, CheuUstry. -Vlirieralojfj, -Mini/itf,  Milling, Loncliinjj, S-'moiting, Keflniiiff, Brands,  Griulcs. impuritle-v Alloy-, L\u\ .Substitute*:,  Terminology. Deposit* by lii-.tiict-;. Stnteii,  Coiiritiies nnd Continent.-: SInio* in Detutl,  hitati-itlcNof Production, (.'omumption. Impuits  KxpoitH, Finance, Dividend1:, etc.  V'ul. X of tlie Cupper Handbook li-M and  describe*  The  Berlin correspondent ofthe g JgQ fl-fogj o Companies'  >ndon Daily   Mail, says,   apropos ���   ' ��v��*j��w��*%'k��  ShilohsGure  stops co��ei��?Jja,3,i"c,ffi,?l  London uany Man, says, apropos  of his earlier assertion that German  banks borrowed $75,000,000 in  New York, at the lime when there  was danger of trouble with Great  Britain, that an American syndicate  refused to advance the money to  Prussia without a binding assurance  that Germany did not contemplate  making war with England.  The mail steamer, Manuka, which  arrived   recently on the  coast from  Australia, brings the  interesting information that   what   is claimed   to  be one of Captain Cook's  cannon,  has   been   found   in   North Queensland.     It vvas   discovered   by a cutter's crew and used ns ballast in the  ketch Dart,   bought   from Japanese  pearlers, who   said   the-cannon-had  been found   by natives   on a reef off  Cooktovvn.      It is supposed to have  been   jettisoned    by   Captain   Cook  from the Endeavor.  Dr. de Van's Female Pills  A reliable French rejfulator: never Jails. Thcso  pills are exceedingly powerful in reeulatius tho  Keneratlveportion of tiujferaale system. Refuse  all cheap imitations. Dr. do Va��'�� are sold at  J5 a box, or three for ��10. Mailed to any address  Xh�� SeabeU Bro-j Co., St. CMbirlnoV. oS��  tliiscilctt-iiptlon-. rnnfrinfr fiom i t�� 3 lino, in  tho ini-o of ii dead com puny, iu uliloh ost.se  irfcranui is made to a preceding edition eiviiifr  ii fuller doncription. up lo 1\ pacts in tlie enso  ortlio Anaconda, which produces nno-cielitli of  the copper supply of the world. /The eh. ptcr  glvinir nliuc descriptions, whichlLstntholament  number of rnlnc-H and companies ever (riven in  any nolle of referem-o on mines or minim; in-  \ cstiucnt-4, tins tieen  Fully Revised.  The now edition of the Copper Handbook is a  dozen books m one. ecneriiitf nil plmsus of tho  copper industry of the entire world.- It is u*ed  a�� tho  World's Standard Reference Book on Copper  by tho managers of tiie mines that make ninety-  odd per cent, of the world'* output of copper,  and is used in every civilized country of tlie  (llobo. 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