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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Dec 27, 1913

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Array ��� ':'X:  ...i .   -,!'-��� .'-;iVijT,i"'!v1r*--* -.���;**h-'>>J. - -."ft I ',-.  ���.j '/ -.'���'.iVJi,r".-'iW1!i*.>v..'.^-:v..v.'i.'l-ri.-.-  ���;/:,Y,:.V?^VyY:V. :v;,;;y>vv:-pte'^-Y^'^'^#ii^^^2^ffl  T!��e ltu-gesfc copper niines in  the Dominion are situated  nfc Phoenix.; The: Granby,  Co. employs 500 men, and  has a monthly pay roll of  over $50,000, while ttaeBaw-  hido pay roll is $18,000.  ��� :-,sv,,'>^>:ai*''':i;?-**'&^ ':, w?'-.-.'--l-;- ���������'..'. - "'���',  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  FIFTEENTH YEAR  PHOENIX, ti. C, SATURDAY, DEC. 27, 1913  PHOENIX DEFEATS  NELSON SEPTETTE  The Opening Game of Season���  Visitors Outclassed���Rink  .Crowded���Score, 11-3.  are fast, clean players, -and when  they become acclimated will play an  even more aggressive game thnn  they   did   Thursday   night.     From  Notes from Hidden Creek  ��� (Special to Phoenix Pioneer)  Granby Bay, Dec. 25���Trie latent  acquirement of the Granby company  Thk Phoenix Pioneer  published in the highest  municipality in Canada,���  altitude, 4,800 ft. The city  has a population of 1,600,  . and possesses first-class  hotels, opera house, schools  Number 24  ���   The   first  gun of the hockey sea  son   in the Kootenay and Boundary  was fired Christmas night in   Phoenix,  when  the   boys    from   Nelson  came over to play a friendly game.  In., this  opening  game the visitors  was trimmed by a score of   11 to 3.  Clean playing and fairly good   team  work   oh   bolh    sides   marked the  game throughout.    But the   Nelson  boys did not exhibit either the   vim,  speed or skill of the home team.     It  can   be  said   in favor of the Nelson  septet   that   they   have had scarcely  any practice so far this season,   and  in this respect Phoenix had a  slight  advantage.        The  rink   was- well  crowded with   rooters,   who.   while  enthusiastic for the success of their  home   team,   were  lenient in   their  criticisms ot the rather  weak  playing of the visitors.  The first goal was scored by  . O'Connell for Phoenix within- two  minutes after the puck was tossed  on the ice. Then within 8 minutes  another red light shined on the  Phoenix score board, this goal being  made by Davidson. During the  game the other goals by Phoenix  were; Benson, 4; Sayers, 3;-Mcintosh, 2. The goals scored by  "Nelson were;  tbe way it looks  at present.it  will m the line of transportation, arrived  take some team to slip one over on.  these boys. Geo. Treherne, who  refereed the game, played spare for  New Westminster last season, and  Chuck Clarke, judge of play, was  goal tender for Grand Forks last  year. The ice was in excellent condition, a fact which shows that C.  E. VanRiper, the icem'aker, is thoroughly opto his job.   '  A return match will be played  at  Nelson on New Year's Day.  The following is the line-up:  Phoenix ...-Nelson  Mitchell Goal. . . .'. .".'Catton  Davidson Point Atkins  Benson. .. . Cover Point. ... Bishop  Bassett Rover Grant  Mcintosh Center Jenkins  Sayers. . .. Right Wing-. . Sexsmith  O'Connell.. . Left Wing.... Murphy  here last week, when the tu{.  Tatoosh towed in the Gerrard C.  Tobey, a large schooner, which will  be used, for the conveyance of lime  and  ore to the Anyox smelter.  To inaugurate the completion of  the Roman Catholic church here, an  entertainment* was -given in- that  building on Thursday last. There  was  a  good  attendance, and  card  PHOENIX SPENDS  JOLLY CHRISTMAS  " The annual Christmas tree and  children's entertainment was held  at St. Andrew's Presbyterian church  Tuesday evening last. There was  a large attendance of children, par-  games  were the order of the even- ents and the  general  public.    The  Christmas Trees, Concerts and  ��� it  Entertainments Galore���  -   *  Special Dinners.  Granby Looking Prosperous,.  The Granby Consolidated earned  $253,808.net during the four months  ending Oct. 31. Dividend requirements call for average earnings of  $90,000 Smooth. President Nichols  in   a  ing. C. A. Best was the winner of  the raffle, carrying" off a handsome  suitcase.  Quite a little Christmas exodus is  taking plac��. Some thirty- men left  on the C. P. R. boat -Princess Beatrice on Saturday last, and still a  larger number go south on the  Prince Rupert to-day], )  The mercury dipped down to  several degrees below freezing- point  last week, and'indications are  that  it  will   remain   cold   here   now for  circular to the stockholders  says: "The management has been  very actively engaged in carrying-  out the general program previously  outlined. The result of operations  at Phoenix and Grand Forks for the  four months ending Oct. 31, 1913,  show a profit for that period amounting to $253,808, taking the unsold  /also'DCiSaij'  .who^proved industrious^ workers  throughout' the game.- ^Mitchell,  goaltender,-".another, of last year's  -team, was in his usual good form.  Phoehix-made no- mistake in "pro-  Mcintosh and  AlLthree  copper  at  14)4   cents, New York.  Considering the -character of^ores.  some time.    The  ground is thickly  covered with snow, and delightfully  seasonable  weather conditions pre-  I vail.  Henry Heidman has been sent' to  Hadley, Prince of Wales Island, to  get things'in shape for operating the  Mamie Mine there, which is one of  the recent acquisitions of the Granby  company.  F. W. Dowling*, of Prince Rupert,  Superintendent of Government telegraphs, was ���a visitor in town Ia>t?  week, registered at the Granby Bay^  .vtfst*-��aver>i  programme, rendered entirely by  the children, was exceedingly good  and reflected the highest credit on  Mrs. McDowall, whose painstaking  and self-denying training- of the  children was manifested in the  ability with which the young people acquitted themselves. The  beautiful Christmas tree was a center of attraction throughout the  evening, and the distributing of the  numerous gifts with which its  boughs were laden brought the proceedings to a close.  The annual Christmas tree, concert and dance was given in the  Scandinavian hall Thursday night  under the auspices of the Scandinavian Aid and Fellowship society.  A farce comedy, entitled "Andy's  Troubles," was presented in which  the following' took part: A. O.  Johnson, Alg-ot Larson-, Mary Olson  and Louis Carlson. Emil Carlson  was   tbe   chairman.   -There   was   a  A Welsh concert was given in the  K. of P. hairrhursday night, and  the affair was well patronized  There was an interesting program  of songs, recitations and speeches.  John M. Pritchard was the chairman, and Win. Bellis presided at  the piano.  The merribers of the English  Church had a Christmas tree arranged in the Miners' Union hall  Tuesday evening.    Dancing- was in  MINEATHEDLEY  PAYS DIVIDEND  Nickel Plate Pays 30 Per Cent  for the Year 1913 Just  Ending:.  'Ah I  V*.  - _  A  Again to cheer the Christmas season the news comes that the Hedley  m\  ulged in  and at  midnight  suppei r���,A   w. .  was   ��iPrv*��H       Th�����     * Gold   MimnS  company  are--able tb  was   servea.       i here  was   a   verv i . ...  3 keep up last year's handsome stride  in dividend paying.    That the/pre-  good attendance.  Wednesday nigh't the Phoenix  Miners' Union gave a big dance in  their hall, excellent music being  furnished by the Ironsides five piece  orchestra. ���#  Services were held at the Catholic church Christmas night.  -There   was  Serious Stabbing Affray'  Last Wednesday evening John  Mirkovich and Nick Usolack, while  under the influence of liquor, became  enraged in a quarrel outside of the  Dominion hotel. As near as can be  learned both men drew knives, and  in the mixup Usolack was seriously  stabbed. He was at once removed  to the hospital, and for a time it  was feared his case might terminate  fatally.. However, at the present  time his chance for recovery seem  favorable. Mirkovich was arrested  and is now in jail awaiting the out  come.  _     *- -.�����><.. I declared divide  _<:���.   -. .<* -- --    '.*-    .<        Boundary"HoKCkey,Schedule^L-ihfei^'^**'-''''  s)��tOrby   F. Obmon?fraittir solos by ^' i    '���-'���- ^ ^~**&~*KSM**i*��*b.  sent year has been a  profitable  one  was   well   known,    but   itis'.'also  known   that  a   heavy   expenditure  must be faced in the   installation -of  a new power plant on   the   Similkameen river and  it   was   the "friost  natural   thing   to   expect that this  would have some effect in   influencing the amount of dividend to be declared^ this particular time.    It is  true   the   last   financial   statement  showed undivided profits of $226,841  at  the  beginning  of 1913   but the  expenditure now to   be  faced  is   a  heavy one and will make a big  hole  in the surplus, and the  inference  is  that the surplus has been   added  to  materially from   this  year's  operations   or   no  attempt  would   have  been   made to   maintain trie thirty-  per cent per annum pace established  last year.    It was   only  four years  ago  last  August  that  the, present  company  took  over, the  mine and  1 the Board of Directors **Have already/'  -vi.*^-*-!  - -J^iv&l  2&����  -   -i" <-fj  Mayorf'J, <S. Deschamps - ofeRoss-  land announces that he will  not  be  w,-t��-,�� *t->��������-,>-������ Jocessr^eatrice  had docked *tbe'jS.,>S.iAmu** (CaptT'  Nelson) Vteamednn from 'tbe south  vvith���a��carg-o of coal,, and with three  curing -OlCo'nnell,  Benson frtorrt-.Winnipeg  *i-y^       v b  a candidates for re-election._v Ir. �������[ hulks already alongside the wharf,  said, -that pqhosr- Embleton'" will I Granby resembled "a "hustling port.  run for^mayor.\vW.. D. vAViison is "sixty , men were landed off the  ��lsV'1ii^ESSi^S^^didate  for prince^R.upert on her^last trip  the office."*     ' "^       >Cfc"-*.= V-.A _,  - -��.*?;..  The  Big* Store  Wishes its Many Friends and Patrons  A Merry Christmas  We offer the following* complete list for your  CHRISTMAS TABLE:  Fancy Navel Oranges Apples Pears  Japanese Oranges Sweet Potatoes  Grape Fruit Casaba Melons  Cranberries Malaga Grapes  Cauliflower Crisp Celery Green Peppers  Parsley Hot House Lettuce Parsley  Hot House Cucumbers Walnuts  Hot House Tomatoes    Almonds  Filberts     Table Raisins      Butter Nuts  Glaced Cherries       Pecans  Brazil Nuts    Hickory Nuts * Chestnuts  Bananas       Ftigs    .   Dates  Also a Special Line of  Plum Pudding: and Fruit Cake  The Anyox Christmas   mail is exceptionally heavy this year.  The Scandinavian Temperance Society will hold a Christinas tree and  dunce in the Miners' union hall next  Sunday evening, December 28th.  served aValPof the^otefs^ anci  eat- J  ing.  houses' in WTcity.V At' their  .*-*.   -   __   v.   -���* ,  Brooklyn��Ho"te!% 130  people ^werej F^^^r��ndJFo*ks-at Phoenix^'  served.jj'Vrhis'is-the;Jargest number!    "^J4*Greenwobd at Crrarid Forks  of guests   that   the   Brooklyn    has/ 6 Phoenix at," Green wood'  handled at a single  meal for several)  years. The   mejiu    was   a most  elaborate one, and reflected credit  on both the management of the  house and on Fred Dial, the chef,  who has gained an enviable reputation for himself as a caterer.  . 9 Greenwood at'Phoenix  11 Phoenix at Grand Forks  13 Grand Forks at Greenwood  Ore Toniiagres ^  Following* are the  returns of the  output of the   Granby  mines    and  smelter for week ending- Dec. 21:  Granby. ..' .*26,99~3>   1,187,692  SMELTER TONNAGES *"  Granby 23,880-' 1,184,695  LoW/feRB  B.C. Mining:  The Hartney mine in the Slocan  is to begin shipments this month.  A man well versed in mining conditions says that Ainsworth is the  best camp in the country and will  have more men working in the  mines next year than this year.  The Western Branch of the Canadian Mining Institute met at Sandon  a few days since, when an interesting program was presented. One  of the addresses given at the meeting  was on the metallurgy of zinc by G.  C. McKenzie, of the Mines Branch,  Canadian Department of Mines.  About one hundred men are employed at the Sullivan Group of mines  in East Kootenay. Much development work is being done, and  production of lead ore is being  steadily maintained, the output in  1913, to the end of November, being  approximately 32,000 tons. The  lead ore is sorted out and shipped to  Trail, while the zinc-lead ore is  stored to await the provision of  suitable facilities for seperation of  the ore metals.  Duke Harris, general manager of  the Harris Mines Ltd., was in Haz-  elton on Tuesday last securing  supplies. He reported to the Herald  that he has more confidence in the  success of the property than ever  before. He has been doing a little  work on the No. 1 vein again and  it is so promising that he believes  the No. 1 will turn out to be the  biggest ore producer on their property. They recently sunk a few  feet one hundred feet to the north of  the   shaft   and   out   of four feet of  depth -oak twenty-two sacks   of the  highest grade ores they have yet recovered.    They have a five-foot vein  with ^eighteen inches of solid   clean  ore.    j't looks so good that he proposes starting at  the  hundred   foot  level  in the shaft and drift north to  get under this shoot.    The  drift   is  already run thirty feet, leaving only  seventy feet to go.    He is confident  of getting a big shoot,   which   will  only   bear   out   his  contention that  the No. 1 vein is the biggest on the  property.   For several days the boys  have been raw-hiding ore  down   to  the foot of the hill  ready   for    shipment and when   Duke   returned   to  the   mine on Wednesday he took up  another   horse   to  put  on that job.  The first carload of ore will be ready  to ship as soon as there is sleighing  enough to permit of  transportation.  But before the ore is  t^one work will  be   resumed on the No.   1 vein.      It  is predicted that the smelter returns  on the first carload of ore   that   will  be   shippedj^from  the Harris mines  this   winter   will be a big suprise to  everyone.���Omenica Herald.  Gold-bearing ore of a mill grade  in a body 6 ft. wide has been struck  in the Yankee Girl mine of the Hob-  son Silver-Lead Mining Co., near  Ymir, B. C. The new shoot is  expected to add importantly to the  volume of ore developed on this and  the upper horizon. Shipments, interrupted by the poor condition of  the roads, will be resumed this week  snow having fallen to a depth that  will make sleighing good. Several  carloads of ore is ready f^r movement.  9  The Place to Get  Distinctive Clothes  Clothes that set you apart,  that, by their very excellence and style, mark you as "Somebody."  Haven't you often wished for a suit like that?     You  can get it now���at a reasonable price.  have the distinctive fit and cut that is so hard to get.  They are the result of master designing and skilled  hand-tailoring, applied to the best of all-wool fabrics���  that's why they have the style and fit that lasts.  Just come in and look them over.  We  also  carry  in  stock a  large assortment of the  latest styles in Hats, Collars and Ties.  We Carry the Finest Grade of Shoes.  ��������  #*��  m^mg%m ���i I  ���  "ME   PIONEEB,   PHOENIX,   BktTISS   COLOMBIA.  sm  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  at Phoenix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States.  G. Kay, Publisher.  ADVERTISING" 80A."LE  Application for Liquor Licence (30 days)  .$5.00  Certificate of Improvement notice (60 days) 97.60  Application to Pnrchaso Land notices (60 days)   87.60  Delinquent Co-owner notices (00 days) ... .$10.00  Small Water Notices (30 days) $7.50  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a line,  single column, for tho first insertion; and 8  cent" a lino for each subsequent insertion, nonpareil moMuroment.  Display ads $1.00 pur inch, single  column, per month.  Lowery Sends Greetings  The following unique holiday  greetings have been received by  the Pioneer from Col. R.'T. Lowery  of the Greenwood Ledge:  Saturday,, Dec. 27, 1913  \  Cheer up! We will never live  through another year ending'with  the igures "13."  Greenwood, B. 0.? Tho Solstice,  ������913  May you be merry on Christmas, the day after and for evermore.  May you be joyous on New  Year's Day, and every other day.  May your earthly trail be strewn  with thornless roses, and when  life's drop curtain falls, may sweet  angels waft "your soul, without  breaking bulk, to the ethereal land,  where the formation is all .honey,  the foliage all flowers, the sounds  all music, the men all gods, and  the women all white winged di->  vinities. R. T. LOWERY,  Editor and Financier.  The Ledge.  Things To Forget  Beds for Giants  The barking of a dog gave the  alarm that saved a Syracuse sausage factory   from   destruction    re-;  cently.   +L   The commissioners who have  charge of the institution for chronic  inebriates in New Jersey are known  a>> the "Jag Board."  A German blacksmith has been  "given the leading bass role in a  grand opera. He ought to be particularly effective in the anvil  chorus.���Vancouver Province.  Beds for giants have been ordered  by L. M. Davenport for^he $2,000,-  000  hotel   being  built  in Spokane  under his name.     In recognition of  the   fact- that many   individuals  of  unusual lineal dimension often, contract colds by sleeping- in beds   that  are a  foot  or  more short, the new  hotel will have five rooms  equipped  with beds seven feet long,   and with  mattresses   and "covers   of    equal  length.     "I don't propose   to   have  any   men over six feet in height get  cross with   me because'the beds are  too short," Mr. Davenport  explained. , '    \   /  If you. would increase your happiness and prolong your life,* forget  your neighbor's faults. Forget the  slander you have heard. Forget  the fault-finding, and give a tittle  thought to the cause which pro voiced  it. Forget the peculiarities of your  friends and only remember the good  points which make you fond of them.  Forget all personal quarrels tof  histories you may have heard by  accident and which, if repeated,  would seem a thousand times worse  than they are.     Blot   out   as   far as  I possible all the disagreeables of life;  they will come, but they will grow  larger when you remember them.  The constant thought of the acts of  meaness, or worse still malice, will  only tend to make you more familiar  with them. Obliterate everything  disagreeable from yesterday, start  out with a clean sheet for to-day  and write upon it, for sweet memory's sake,'only the things which are  lovely and lovable.  A Gentleman  A gentleman is the man who dissolves company with the snob who  relates at the club his latest conquest  of a woman. ���  A gentleman is one not having  loud clothes and loud talk as part of  his equipment.  A gentleman is one who does not  forget that the washerwoman in the  crowded street car belongs to his  mother's sex.  A gentleman is the man "higher  up" who is big enough to grasp the  hand of the man "lower down."  A gentldman is one who believes  you innocent until you are proven  guilty.  And, above all, a , gentleman is  one who does not try to prove it.���  Ex.  For making quickly and per^  fectly, delicious hot biscuits,'  hot, breads, cake and pastry  there is no substitute for  CRSAM  Phoenix supports members \ of  ever}' profession aside from the  legal and the dental. Why a lawyer or a dentist cannot make  'stick in this prosperous camp  difficult to understand.  it  is  Just Smile  - If you're used to giving knocks  Change your stylo;  Throw���bouquets instead of rocks,  For awhile;  1 Let the other fellow roast,  Shun him as you would a ghost,  Meet his hammer with a boast  And a smile.  zee from afar"  siderable" 'comment."  The- 'ground  \~t*bn'which'the judge reached*this de  .;;; cover damages >Yor injuries sus-  - tained when they are .illegally em-  jiployed.'���Vancouver Province.  ) "and,what you arer���,"  Btrong.        -    ..  r,',never bluff,' 1   ���*:��� ,  .^Tell the truth, for that's enough;  ' Join the boosters���they're the stuff,  'We belong. -^ ^_  Jr.  -   It is giatifying to read the report!  of the Consolidated.Minin & Smelt-1  ing   company   just   issued.       Only  five years ago tbe   company   had   a  bank overdraft of  a   million   and   a  half dollars.     A big portion of  this  indebtedness has   been   wiped   out,  and   this   year   the   profits of- the  company   were close   to   a   million  dolllars. and more than   three times  that "of  1912.    The "company  has  done a great deal for the mining industry, of the  Kootenays. . Having  plenty of capital   at  its  command,  the company has taken hold of and  are today working  properties   at   a  profit that could not  possibly   have  been   made  to   pay   while   in   the  hands of small owners.    The splendid financial showing'^of  the   company   certainly   reflects   credit     on  R.   H.   "Pat" Stewart   and   S.   G  .Bl.-ylock, who have had  charge   of  th-   management since W. H.   Ald-  ric *e resigned some years ago.  Backward, Turn Backward  Backward, turn backward,A oh  time in your flight, give us a girl  with skirts not so tight;-,give us a  girl whose charms, many or few,  are not exposed by too much * peek-  a-boo; give us a girl not too sharply  in view, dress her in skirts, the  sun cannot shine through; and  give us the dances of days gone by  with plenty of clothes and st^ps not  so high; but turkey trot capers and  butter milk glides, hurdy gurdy  twists and wiggly glides, ,and al'  such bunny hugs all on a level; and  let's feast our optics on the sweet  women of days of yore. Yes, -Time  turn  backward  and   grant  our.re-  *- * * "Hit  quest   for   God's   richest blessing,  but not undressed.���Ex.    'V   ' -'  The Boy and His Chores  Modern civilization is depriving  the boy of his chores and his play.  There is no more wood to be sawed.  There is no more going to the grocery with a basket which will carry  the provisions for the day. There  are fewer blacksmith ahops and  carpenter shops; and a modern  child may be excused for* supposing  that a cooper is a man who makes  hen coops. Ifyou want to show a  modern child how things are made  you must get a permit from the  owner of the factory.  BAKING POWDER  HADE FROM GRAPES  Sixty Years the Standard  King-EdwardLodge  '' iHo. 36, A.P. .anM <-A.M. '-  Regular communication at' 8  ���"-    p.m.   Second Thursday of  each month.   '    .'~  ���"mergent meetings as called;-Masonic  Hall, McHale Block. .^  f>  Jas. 38. Carter,  I        Secy.  ' Pai.mbbJ:'.Cook,  V.W.M.  I. O. ��< F.  Shoes that Fit!  We make a specialty ef Miners'  Shoes; good fit,-nice shape, and  nothing but the beat of stuck used  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  NICK PALORCIA,  -- Phoenix* B.C.  Knob Hill Ave.  fir'  W<  9I �� 1 B  8nowtho�� Lodge  No. 46  Meets every Monday Evening at  Miners' Hail. Visiting brethren cordially invited."  E. E. Barnes, Noble Grand.  Wru. Oxley, Fin. Secy.  Sam McLeod, Rec. Secy. *  First-class Fir and Tamr  arac Wood,"$6.00 per cord  Pine Wood,  $5^00 per cord:  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  ' Meets in   the   Miners'   Union   Lodge- .  Hall First and Third Wednesdays.  Mrs. Owens, Noble Grand  Mrs. Mary McKenzie, Secretary.  Fir and Tamarac, uouble cut,  per cord, $7.00.  WOOD DELIVERED  NOTICE.  ON   SHORT  'Phone B32  Robt. Forshaw  FRATERNAL ORDER  OF EAGLES  Within the past month the an-  nu :! reports of the Granby company, the Consolidated Mining &  Sr-elting company, the B. C. Copper company, and the Hedley Gold  Mi.-iing company have been given  out for publication. Each company has made excellent progress  during the past year, and their future prospects are bright. Mining  in the interior of the province was  m-ver on a firmer basis.      .  greet* the coming- of a case of  PHCENIX BEER  60   YEARS'  'EXPERIENCE  JIPEnlS  Trade Marks  Designs  Copyrights &c.  Anrono sending a sketch and description may  ���..... ..._ ���v opinion tree ifhr*'   ._.....      .    / patentable.   Com   tionsotriotlrconfldoatlaL HANDBOOK on Patents  quickly ascertain our opinion free  Invention la probably potcntftljie   '  ether on  ommunlca-  WHY?  Because the Beer is so good  and wholesome it brings the  smile. -  ���PHONE 23  PHOENIX BREWING CO.,  LIMITED  Phoenix Aerie No. 1S8  Meets in Union Hall, Friday Evenings.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  Qdttman Work, W. P.  James Weir, W. Secy.  sent free. Oldest agency for socuriugD&tents.  Pntonts taken throe th Mann & Co. recelva  tptciaX notice, without choree, In tbe  %mmm American.  Largest ctr-  ....    Terms fox  -.,    .,    ,    prepaid. r Bold by  all newsdealers.   jj,8��-*����������y. Mew York  Branch Office. 625 V BU Washington. D. c.   .  This weather promotes  Coughs  Those who have titrable in  shaking off a cough should  note that Mathleu-e Syrup of  Tor and Cod Liver Oil not  only soothes the irritation of  the bronchial tubes, and  promptly stops the cough,  but beingaaplendid tonic and  healer it soon enables the  system to permanently throw  off the cold and restores the  macaous membranes to their  normal healthy condition.  Mathieu's Syrup of Tor a*-*d  Cod Liver Oil has won, by  its merit, the largest sale in  Canada of any medicine for  coughs���-35c large bottle,  soldT everywhere.  J. JL. MATKIEU CO* Prop*  Sbesrb-rooice, P.Q.  V VMr  ettd it flxerUk  Ktrvtnt    PovxUn   in   a  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28  Phoenix.  B.O.  Meets Ttjesda,** Evening at 7.80.  Sojourning brothers cordially wel  corned.  J. E. Carter, C. C.  Chas. McKay, K. of R.S.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Moots In Pythian Hall, Lower Town   s;  Secoudftnd Fourth Thursdays.      ���  .      ���    _.   1 iiw> flfijii    wUk  ItaOiicu'i Syrup The /ever mm loon *M  dftpaiatana Aa paint tea vatMk. *��u  Bon (n Pow&rrtl.  ������I-I3-  Vtlss Morfydd Bateman,  M-fyi  M.:  E.O,  "Vtrs. Mary McKenzle  M.B..O.     ������;-  REGO STEAM LAUNDRJ  The^ machinery in our Laundry hits  iccently been completely over-hauled;  and we are now in a position to give  our patrons the utmost satisfaction in  nil kinds of laundry work at the most  liberal rates.  W<:  wash Everything   but   the  Baby.  A Trial Solicited.  Phone 50.  Dominion Ave.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  leased for a term of twenty-ene years  ab *n annual rental ef $1 an aere. Not  more than 3.6W) mtstem win be leased to  one dfrplif-fc-at.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the  Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in  which the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions, of sections, and in unsur-  veyed territory the tract applied for  shall be stakeu 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 furnisned at least once  ayear.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available  surface rights may be considered  necessary for the working of the mine  at the rate of $10.00 an acre.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lianas.  W- W.CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized   publication  of  i this advertisement Will not be paid fox*.  Men And Cigars  "Certainly, I will make a few  remarks," said the cigar salesman  who because of his garb, had been  mistaken for a man of the cloth.  Ascending the platform, he said:  "Men are like cigars. Often you  can not tell by the wrapper what the  filler is. Sometimes a good old  stogie is more popular than an important celebrity. Some men are  all   right   in   the  showcase  but are  great disappointments when you get  home. No matter how fine a man  is, eventually he meet his match.  A twofer often puts on as many aiis  as a fifty-center. Some men never  get to the fronts at all except during  campaigns. Some are very fancy  outside and are selected for present.  OLhers have a rough exterior, but  spread cheer and comfort about  them because of what is inside.  But all men, as all cigars, good or  bad, two-fers, stogies, rich or poor,  come to ashes at last."  CHRISTMAS NOVELTIES FOR CHILDREN  Innumerable Toys, Gun's, Dolls. Everything suitable  for Christmas Tree Decorations, Children's Games, and  all kinds of Fancy China. Call today and Inspect.  FINK 8ELECTION OF QANONG'S CHOCOLATES, FANCY BOXE8  The Best Grade of Havanna Cigars.  Antonio Cervo     knob hill avenue  !��Sod Stage Line  Leave Phoenix, upper town; 8.45 a.m.  --,-". ,-r " , lower town/9.00a,m.  Leave Greenwood 3.00 p.m.  LStandard Time  PROMPT ATTENTION  TO EXPRESS AND FREIGHT  J. FULLER, Proprietor  Send in Your Stationery Orders and  ^ Holiday Printing- to the  Phoenix Pioneer  THE HOME OF  ARTI  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 meet with your approval  Why Wot Have Your Stationery  Printed by Us?  We make  a specialty  of Letterheads, Envelopes, Billheads,  Note Heads, Memos., Visiting Cards, Menus, Posters,  Wedding Invitations, Check Books, By-Laws,  and in fact anything done with Printers*  INK AND PAPER  No Job Too Large, None too Small  $2.00 per Year in Advance.  $250 per Year to U. S.  x X  f  THE    PIONEER,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  Weak Women!  Some women are weak because of ilk that are common  In Girlhood-Womanhood  and  Motherhood  The prescription which Dr. R. V  Pierre. ������� m���rf ...        , ,,      ��  diseases of wW-which has stoSi ^^^^St^^X  Pr��  Piercers Favorite Prescription  Take this in Kquid or tablet form as a tonic and regulator!  some years I suffered great!  several physicians but gradual., ���   results of your "Favorite Prescripts  and after taking It, with the "Plcasar  knew what happiness was, for I was always sick "andcomnfalnlntf S mVrfp'n��hJ��v��J  well as myself unhappy.   So you see what a debt I owe you!" Uwre as  | Dr.Pierce 'a Pleasant Pellets regulate stomach, liver, bowels  Concentrates  There   are .six hundred  aud fifty,  telephones in Cranbrook.  will  P"  njua&iaa  The  Queen's Hotel  OOMPLETELY REFURNISHED AND  REFITTED  ^  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  HARTMAN & WALSH, Props.   ,  t       : ��� FIRST STREET AND KNOB HILL AVENUE j\  ^������������������^���^^���������������������������������������������������HBBMBBBIiHBBBB^^  r  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. W. Hannam, Prop.  Proper Clothes for Men  SPECIAL ORDER SAMPLES  Are now ready for Inspection.     Make your,  choice   while   the   assortment   is  complete  Thos;. Brown  "Everything a Man  Wears"  CANADIAN  Are you going to  the Old Countr  y?  OR TO  ONTARIO, QUEBEC, NEW BRUNSWICK  NOVA SCOTIA FOR XMAS?  Nelson's   municipal .election  be held on January 15th.  Greenwood will hold a Winter  Carnival on January 14th  and ISth.  Herman Clever has completed  his new slaughter house at Denver  siding.  Ashcroft grows the best potatoes  in the world, and Armstrong the  best celery.  N. A. Wallinger has been gazetted as government agent at Cranbrook to succeed A. C. Nelson.  By next spring the C. P. R. will  be nearly all doubled tracked between Vancouver and   North Bend.  Three plate glass fronts in the  store of Hunter Brothers at Rossland have been smashed within six  months. ;  Beginning the first of the year-  cigar and confectionery stores in  in Nelson will have to close on  Sundays. ���  Hockey, curling and ice racing at  Calgary have to be postponed on account of mild weather.' Old-timers  say it is- the warmest December in  Alberta in thirty years."  The silk hat is again becoming  very fashionable in London. For  several years it has" suffered an  eclipse,,but the shadow is passing,  and the hat makers are getting increased orders.  As a result of "a row having  arisen in Nelson in regard, to gambling, the police commissioners of  that ctty have given emphatic instructions to Chief Devitt to put a  stop to any further poker games.  A white deer was shot last week  down on the coast, and it is said  this is probably the first genuiue  pure white deer ever shot on the  lower mainland. It was shot on  Bear Creek by S.-Becker of Vancouver, and he was offered, $100  for the animal. -   ���  Natives from a radius of 300 miles  are assembling at,Nome to attend  what promises to be the' greatest  potlatch given on Seward peninsula  within the past ��six" years. Native  runners are scouring the country in  every direction extending th~e invitation to scattered tribes.  Probate of the will of the late  John Breckenridge, who died in  Calgary last May, has been granted. His estate is valued at over a  quarter of a million dollars, more  than half of* which will go to his  wife. Breckenridge was associated  with P. Lund of Wardner in the  contracting business, during the  construction of. the Crow's Nest  railway.     He afterwards  moved  to  Great Northern from Minneapolis  to Fargo, now Great Northern cutoff to Minto, thence to the Grand  Trunk proper.  Death Valley, California, has lost  none of its terrors since 1849, when  many gold hunters perished in their  attempt to reach,the bonanza field in  California. The relics of that expedition yet remain on Salt Creek to remind passers-by of the heoric struggle against great odds. Today  Death Valley practically * is unchanged. True, prospectors have  dug for gold and silver- and copper  in the hills on every side; camps  have been made and abandoned here  and there; water holes and stations  established iu times of'cross-valley  travel between Panamints and the  Funeral Range; a ranch has been  developed on which figs and melons  and vegetables grow in great  abundance���the mecca of hundreds  of desert pilgrims and  sight-seeing  parties. ~"   -�� .���_  Repeats Warning ���  A town over which a huge mountain hangs, like a sort of Damocles-  sword, threatening, if disturbed, to  fall and bury its inhabitants, figures  in a statement which Prof. R. W.  Brock, director of the geological  survey, has had to make in connection with an alleged assurance from  him that the danger which formerly  existed had disappeared.  The town is Frank, Alberta, and  the overhanging mountain is Turtle  mountain. Jt is somewhat shaky  at its foundation, and Prof. Brock  some time reported that if coal mining operations are carried on at its  base, as certain capitalists wish to  do, they would probably cause a fall  of the mountain and the wiping out  of the whole town under its huge  mass as a result."  This stand Prof.  Brock has maintained and still maintains. 'Recently,  however, in some manner it became  circulated   that  he-^Tiad advised the  Alberta ��� government' there "was no 1  further  danger!; [ ' . This, if it  were \  folio\ved by a resumption  of mining  operations, might, by a conceivable  happening;   of   events,,, -have  made  Prof. Brock's statement responsible  for   terrible   results,   so   that , the  matter being brought to  his   attention, he'has promptly   contradicted  it.  Brooklyn  The Only First-Class and Up-To-Date  Hotel in  Phoenix.     New from cellar^  to roof.     Best Sample Rooms in the  Boundary,   Opposite   Great  Northern  Depot.      v   v      Modern Bathrooms.  T  STEAM HEATED.  O. D. Bush, Prop.  ELECTRIC LIGHTED  Phoenix, B.C.  d. l. Mcelroy  SOLE AGENTS FOR PRINCETON COAL  ma*mm*l'***i^H*^m^mmmm^m^mi^Kmmmm^mmmmi^mi^mmimMmmmmmm^m^mmmmmam*m4m^4wm^  ;Dealer in Lumber, Shingles, Lath  and Cedar Poles.     Stull Laggan..  . .First-Class Fir & Tamarac Wood.  t  MOVING MACHINERY OUR SPECIALTY  If Tired of Wood, try Princeton Coal  XMAS SPECIALS  Mince meat, finest quality, 20 cents per lb.  Chodped Suet, 20c. per lb., two lbs. for 35 cts.  Oysters on shell, 75c. per dozen.  Eastern Oysters, 50c. a pint.  Olympia Oysters, 75c. a pint.  Fanoy New Zealand butter, 45c. per lb.  Empress Oreamery butter, 40o. per lb. two lbs. for 75c  -    =" " "      per box-SB.  TURKEYS,   OEESE    DUOK8,  P. BURNS & CO., LTD.  Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merchants  \-U-'! ^PHOENIX, B.p.-"���'���   PHONifc^'.;  The Phoenix Club  N. J. Deichert, Prop.  No Bull Fights for Toronto  The "Home Folks" will be glft'l to sco you, bnt 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 lotus ai-range everything for you, thus removing many of the  little worries incidental to "getting away." Tickets on sale to tbe  Old Country daily throughout November and December, final return  limit five months. Tickets on sale to 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, S101.90  J. E. CARTER,  AGENT, PHOENIX, B.C.  J. V. MURPHY,  DIST. PASSENGER AGENT,  NELSON, B.C.  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  Sent  to any part of  the  Dominion for .$2.00 a year.  Calgary.  The dictionary makers tell us that  among" the words which have come  into daily use in the last two decades  are biplane, cattalb, citran��*e, plum-  cot, tangelo, zebrass, zebrule, radiogram, areogram, marconigram,  lettergram, suffragette, cafeteria,  electron, gole brick, graft (new  meanings), green grocery, gridiron  (in football), magafog, osteopath,  roof garden, laverick, maay where,  okapi, open door, osteopathia,  pingpong, popover, radium, veko-  drome, but there* are some of these  words that we do not use oftener  than once  a week.'  The Grand Trunk Pacific passenger trains direct without change  from Regina 'will be running into  the new Great Northern station in  Minneapolis and through to Chicago early in the spring, if a proposition now pending between the Burlington-Great Northern interests and j  the Montreal general offices of the.  Grand   Trunk   system   is   adopted. ;  The   run   as   proposed will be   over  ���     ,. / ^.. .,       WINDSOR SUPPLY CC,  the  Burlington   from   Chicago,   the  Windsor. Ont. ccncniAeontifurc  The champion bull-fighter of  Mexico is in Toronto, and is trying  to arrange a bull-fight in that city.  It seems that he is meeting with  difficulty in securing a suitable place  in which to hold it. The Arena is  being seeded down with artificial  ice for hockey matches, while the  Armory has all its dates taken with  regimental drills and indoor baseball.  It is highly probable that our  Mexican visitor will fail to find a  suitable place, for his bull-fight.  Everywhere he will encounter persons who, while they will have,to  discourage him, will decline to join  his enterprise. His game is not our  game. Owing to the present high  price of beef, and to other considerations, we do not believe that this  kind of performance would appeal  to the citizens of Toronto, or be permitted by their beef-eating police.  The Mighty Hand  Oh, the hand that spanks the children  And the hand that darns the socks,  Is mightier than the hand that tosses  Dynamite and rocks I I  Every Woman  U Interested and should know  ���bout the wonderful  MARVEL Whirling Spray  Tho now Vaginal Syringe,   licit  ���Most eonrenknt.   It clauuet  Instantly.      Aslt your  1 drujrglst fojjf  If he e��nn�� supply th��  MARVEL BCeeptflio otW.  but send stamp (ft IHtXtxated  book�����eal��l. It giro* full turtle-  ulars and directions invaluabla to ladles.  PIPES, 'cigars, tobaccos, cigarettes  BEST BRANDS ALWAYS ON HAND.  Special Line of the Famous Haid Chocolates  Smokers'Supplies.       Soft Drinks  ENGLISH BILLIARDS,   POOL,   BOWLING ALLEYS  The Central Hotel  NEAREST HOTEL TO FAMOUS GRANBY MINES  FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION  FOR   MINERS  Bar Stocked with the Finest Line of Wines, Liquors, Cigars  -    -    -    Proprietor  A. O. Johnson  The Butte Hotel  LOWER TOWN  r3*W-:**^."5.-**.S:K<��'&42*^:^.'"^^  DO VOUR SllR BUSINESS DIKECT with Hie lamest house In the World  �� dea!*>-.3 ciduslvciy In AMERICAN HAW FURS  {Get "More Money" for your FURS  I BKti*3 TOUR FURS TO "SHUBEBT"  !.irf*HVe���rc*p'n-;'Wt) -safe���Fur House with nn unblemished rep-  jut-i'-.V.n cxfcti'nj! .-<-������ "n-ore Hintj :i quarter oC n century." a lonffsuc;  fcessful recot-.l o! ;-,vndir,K J-V.p bhipoersPr"*��.*?'7bAT ^KACrOK\  A.MU pnj.oi--ITi.liMJ roturns.   Write for    Ebt &bt:��'r. .aijipprt   ���  the orlyreliabU:. accurate nuxrkot report nr.d price list published.  V7r*<e for il-NOW���Wa FREE  !&     r��    C-17-: |i"I?iT   tn���   25-27 WEST AUSTIN AVE.  A. B. SHU't^-Lw. i_. Inc. pept. 542chicac.o.u.s.a,  Bin-ii��rr"nn--*rOTr����i��  Y-,gT^'n^-T*'IM  Bar stocked with the Finest of Italian Wines.  Best Brands of Liquors and Cigars.  STEA8VB  HEATED THROUGHOUT  Rooms  Furnished, Clean, and Well Ventilated.  LUCIANI &VICHARY, PROPS.  D. <J. EV1ATHESON   Insurance Agent  FIDELITY BONDS, PLATE GLASS,  COMMISSIONER FOR TAKING  AFFIDAVITS  FIRE, LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  PFiOENIX, B-Cr  !!ISH  H-KS-EH-SKSKS P1^ HQ^ jirtjftiCAfiWf ?f-fCViii C>i1 J^fAITV.li TntCtt ' -O-'frfV*JEit - A^nff^ti.sMi^'. v* <^T -* ���* <AJ.t4-M^��i|I wutmcA1��twjw^ -*-.����� CAMM^.^.k��w<i ikM-rrW WJ����iW.-��a��-. C AITXMt-Sl A ��UW��^ iJSrt-ifcfc-i.tHj, ��**.>*�� i-*'Jvnra.-��diftMMnAkteJl ��kii U f*i,-��. l������ ���v ���*  HiU��. mmmxh-WW^  JVvstfcu&i^:$$^^ ���tJ.v-,.  jt-.iiL��n^ii-i,f"*'i'1"-**"-"M���r'"'"  THE   PIONEEB,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  l'*":w <*->-'-^��� -"   v1'  ��� I* ���*���  Kv--.j �� 7  _'   "-    * i  >f>-r    -.V.---"  <  ^  r%.  ; -  k- *,  hr,.  "  i/  b'Z - <',   * ,  [     ' ��   --.  ' A ^  ;  *  .1               '-���.'    ��� rtji^  .-:   *i>"i:  " i  Phone 56 P. O. feox 309  McKAY & KNIGHT  Grocers and Provision Merchants  (Next Door to Drug Store)  In wishing our kind Patrons the  Compliments of the Season,  we wish to thank them for their  kind support.  OUR STOCK IS COMPLETE.  SUITABLE CHRISTMAS  PRESENTS  Stationery   and   Fancy   Goods,   Fancy   'Xmas  Cards and -Papetries.  Waterman and Moore Fountain Pens, Kodaks  and Premo Cameras, Violins,' Banjos,  Mandolins, Accordeons and  .     . Mouth Organs.  Pipes and Smokers'- Sundries.  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  Almstrom's  BOOK AND STATIONERY  STORE.  Upper Town  i t ���>  Miners' Union Opera House  PROGRAM FOR  SATURDAY, Dee. 27,; 13  Special Attractions Tonight  (Saturday) Miners' Union Opera House  i  Feature Films, Eclair Gazette and  International Weekly Gazette���  _   Special Music  Adults, 1 5c;    Children, JgS ftgs;  Church Services  11 MILK  St. John's Church���Sundays: Holy  Co������ ..-������minion, 8a.m.: Matins, 10.30 a.m.;  Ho V Communion and sermon, 11 a.m.;  Sui Jay school, 3 p.m,; .Evening ser-  vic-, 7 30. .-Week'days:. Matins, 7.30;  Ewu song, 7.30. ^  T i'i stated services in the Catholic  cht -ch aro as follov^s: First and third  Sundays in the month. Mass at 10  a.m., Sunday School at 2.30 pm,;  Evening Service at 7.30 p.m. Rev.  Father Clioinel, pastor.  Methodist Church.��� Sunday school  and Bible class, 2.30 p.m.; evening service, 7.30 p.ni. Prayer meeting, Thui-s-  day evening, at ,7.45 p.m-. ltev. A. T.  Bell,  St. Andrew's church (Presbyterian)  ���Service, Sunday next, Dee, 28st, at  11 a. m., Sunday school at 2p.m. All  welcome,   ltev. J. YR,. Munro, minister.  AND CREAM  VISIT THE STORE OF QUALITY TODAY  WE WISH OUR MANY READERS  A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A PROSPEROUS  NEW YEAR  Local and General  The rich quality of our Milk and  Cream is gaining new patrons  for us daily. We solicit a trial.  Delivery made to any part of the  city.     Mail us a card.  The PHOENIX DAIRY  ���W. A, McKay & Sons, Pfops.^  The Strathcona Hotel  NELSON, B.C.  Steam Heated Throughout  The Finest Accommodation for  the Travelling Public.  Of all kinds promptly at tended  to. Rapid Express and Bag-  y-aire Transfer. Careful atten-  tion to all orders.      Phone A65  James G. McKeown  OININCROOM    SERVICE  UNEXCELLED.  Nine Well-Lighted  Samplerooms.  Phone 12  Mr, and Mrs. L'Heuroux left Monday  for Seattle.  Mr. and Mrs. Collier left Tuaday for  Vancouver. .  Barney Cosgrove spent a portion of  the week ai Grand ForkB. '  Mr. and Mrs. James Pierce left Tuesday for Rossland on a visit.  , ,Get  the habit.     When   in Nelson  stop at the Strathcona Hotel.  ^Geo.   McLaren   came   in from  the  Lone Star mine'to spend Christmas.  Mrs/Coutts is up from Grand Porks  visitiug with her daughter, Mrs.  Bush.    �� " /  Carl H. Cook came over from Sheep  Creek'to, spend. Christmas with his  brothers.  Mr, and Mrs. Bradbury and children  left Wednesday for Colville to spend  Christmas.  Thos. Roberts returned to Phoenix  Wednesday from an extended visit to  the coast,   ,  The cu-'ling season has opened. A  schedule of the games will be published next week.  ��. Gordon Ditfl came up from Hillyard  this week to spend Christmas with his  parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred. Dial.  ' "Nv J. .and Ted Deichert aro receiving  a visit from their mother, who arrived this week from Saskatchewan.'  Mr. and Mrs. D. Lynch left' Monday  for Montana, having received word  from there of the death of his brother.  Scrv ices were held in the,, Oatholi o  church here last Sunday and again on  Christmas night by Bev. Father Choi-  nel of Greenwood.  A. F. Perkins, > father of ' W. X.  Perkins, Great jNbrthera agent .here;  accompanied by h.is niece, Miss Marion-Stanley, are hiepB from Colville on  a short visit. ';"/ _ _f.*-*, /A''1  'Ju.j *"�� *,'!,  Don't forget the Ski'Club dance ~ to  be. given. in the.*Miners', Union ball  New Year's Eve., next jWednesday  evening, December 81st. ' " >  -,-s  ,The annual Christmas tree and entertainment of the Knights of Pythias  will be held in the Pythian hall some  evening the latter part of next week'.  The Granby company and the B. G.  Copper company closed down their  works here for two days to give their  employees a chance to celebrate  Christmas.  A Christmas tree andYrentertainment was given at Anaconda, near  Greenwood, last night. A varied and  lengthy programme was given by tho  children and their friends.  Robt. Fuller, manager of the Mace y  restaurant in Spokane, came up to  Phoenix Wednesday. The Macey  restaurant has been closed tempm-  porarily while some alterations in the  place are being made. -'���  John Picthall, who has been over at  the Lone Star mine, the property of  the B. C. Copper company, installing  and overhauling some machinery, returned to Phoenix the first of the  week.  The skating rink was opened to the  public Christmas Day, and it will now  be open each day during the week  from 2 until 4 in the afternoons and  from 8 till 10 each evening. On Sundays the rink will be open from 2 to 4  in the afternoon.  At the Opera House on Christmas  Eve. Patrick Clune, the faithful and  ever watchful ticket taker at the  door, was presented with a beautiful  meerschaum pipe by the members of  the union. The presentation was  made by Louis Goebel, and then Mr.  Clune was called on for a speech.  J. A. Lane has had issued a very  neat and attractive programme and  score card for the season's hockey  games in the Boundary and West  Kootenay. It is in the form of an  eight page booklet and contains the  standing of the leagues, and the lineup  of the different teams playing in the  districts covered. These score cards  will prove a great convenience to the  hundreds of the lovers of the game.  They are being sold at the nominal  price of 10 cents each*  Frank "Patrick'TakesTStand  That the Patricks* are�� living up to  their peace agreement with the  National' Hockey association in a  more generous manner than was  anticipated that they would, is shown  by a telegraph message received by  President Emmett Quion of the N.  H. A. of Montreal, and signed by  Frank Patrick. According to the  agreement reached*early~in the fall,  the Pacific Coast, League had a  claim on all new players west of  Port Arthur, whila those between  Montreal and Port Arthur are the  property of.the N. H. A.'clubs. The  message intimates that the Coast  League will'waive claim on alfnew  players west of Port Arthur, for this  season with the exception of George  Rochon and Bernie^Morris. These  two players[haVe been suspended by  the-westerners.  Morris is sought [by the Quebec  club but as he lives in Moose Jaw,  according'to-the agreement, he is the  property of the Coast. The Patricks  had to gjve'up their^claim on a Renfrew player and it is likely that Quebec will have to do the same regarding^ Morris. Morris and Rochon  were both ordered to report at the  coast and have failed to do\o.  The message stronglyVecommends  the adoption of the new offside  rule  tried'out by the Coast League in the  last   two   matches    played.      The  spectators and  critics   in   the   west  are of the unanimous opinion that it  makes the game faster and although  there is no offside in the centre portion of the  ice  there   has   been   np  tendency on the part of the  players  to loaf.     With such a recommendation as this,' the new rule is likely to  be adopted in the National  Association this winter.''     The following is  a copy.of the  message  which  has  been sent out to the clubs:  Emmett Quinn, Montreal:  Kindly  notify  all   N.  H. A. club  owners   that  Coast League  waiver  claim on all new players in our terri  tory for this  season with the exception of George Rochon   and   Bernie  Morris, whom we have  suspended.  We strongly recommend your league  to try out the new offside rule.   The  unanimous   opinion   of spectators,  critics arid players here is favorable.  (Signed)    ;������;..  Frank A. Patrick.  The above-mentioned Bernie Morris  is well-known throughout" the  Boundary and Kootenay country,  having been a shining star on  Phoenix last year's line-up.  Will Be Famous Race  -JAS.  IA RS HALL,  PROP.  Transfer of Liquor Licence  To the Board of License Commissioners,-Phoenix, B. C.  TAKE NOTICE that I intend to  apply to the Board of License Commissioners for the City of Phoenix, at  their- mo:t sitting.for a transfer of the  Liqi or License held by me for the  Knob Hill Hotel, Phoenix, B. C, to  James KcArdle, Phoenix, B. O. j  Chas. Hagan,  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., this 8th day  ot December, 1013.  H. Hartley, city clerk,   and   Barney Cosgrove  have signed   articles  for a  championship  skating  match  to   be pulled   off at   a date   to   be  set between now and  January 15th.  The race will be 15 laps   around the  Phoenix   rink,   and   for  speed  and  grace and  elegance of  manoeuvers  probably nothing of the sort in Can-  aday   has   ever   been  pulled   off to  equal it.     Both   men   will   go   into  active   training     at    once.      Their  money has been placed in the hands  of O. D. Bush at the Brooklyn   hotel, and already   there   is  considerable side betting  going   on.    These  gladiators have met on the   ice  before.    The last time Cosgrove  carried off the honors.  L  Winter's Cough Cure  For that, nasty tickling Cough, or sore  bronchial tubes, this Cough Syrup fills  the bill.  Nothing but the balsam from Pine trees,  with a desirable medium, and absolutely  free from opiates.  50c. a Large Bottle  'Phone 31.  Xmas Specials  For those in doubt,, we mention the following:.  Nice Selection, up to Eight Inches in Diameter, mounted in Solid  Nickle, aiuf very serviceable.  Caseroles and Bean Pots  Regular values, $2 to $2.75  Your Choice at $1.75 each Net  Silver Mounts, good values at  $6.75 to $13  Cut Glass  Eight Inch Bowls  $5, $6.50, $1 O to $25  Cologna Bottles, Sterling Mounts  $3.75 and up  Vases,  $3. $5, $1 O  Water Sets, Wine Sets, Creams and Sugars, etc.,  -    ��� A very Large Selection.  Silver Deposit Ware  Every Piece a work of Art, that will be treasured for  years to come.  Vases,  $6 to $16  Creams and Sugars,  $8 per Pair and up  Salts and Peppers,  $2.75 to $5  Tea Sets, Wine Sets, etc.   This ware must be seen  ,to be appreciated.  Jewellery  Large line of Rings, Brooches, Pendants, Cuff Links  Bar Pins, in Gold and Gold Filled.  We carry a much larger selection than is usual in small towns, and can  please your taste, as well as your pocketbook.  Ten Per Cent ofF for Cash.  E. A. Black, Jeweler  g&UWlHftH  REDUCED RATES  FOR  Transfer of Liquor Licence N  To the Board of Licence Commissioners, Phoenix, B. C:  TAKE NOTICE that I intend to  apply to the Board of v License Commissioners for the City of Phoenix,  B.C., at. their next sitting, for a transfer of the Liquor License held by me  for the Brooklyn Hotel, Phoenix, B.  0., to Orrin D. Bush, Phoenix, B. C.  James Makshall.  Dated at  Phoenix,   B.C.,   this 8th  day of December, 1913.  Xmas & New Year's  Holidays  FARE AND ONg-THIRD  for the Round Trip  between all  Stations  Port Arthur  TO  Vancouver  On sale December 20th to Jan, 1st.  Final return limit, Jan. 5th.  For further particulars, apply to any  C.P.R. Agent, or write  J. V. MURPHY,  Dist. Passenger Agent, Nelson, B.C  DR. KELLEY  CURES  DISEASES  OF  MEN  BY MODERN  METHOD3  My Motto: Quick lasting cures guaranteed at Moderate Prices. Expert  Medical Examination Free. Free examination of urine when necessary.  Consult me���free. Don't delay. Delays are dangerous. Call or write.  Free booklet.    Everything confidential.  Hours:   9 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Sundays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Dr. Kelley's Museum  2i0 HOWARD ST., SPOKANE  Pioneer Advertisers  FOR YOUR CHRISTMAS  SPECIALTIES.        ^

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