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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Feb 12, 1916

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 fe^^i&tol��wl&J^  d^WlrtW^ia^.^;'  *t.i;i<.f ���,N^'��pl,v^rt/rJ.,�� ,,��� _ ^.Awy �����������fc��,v��,VJ/i'.(-��r��ilwiV��i*t **'#h ^^"51  j.��.w*s��.��i,:;4j^^2^r^^|^jaj^^raj|9|  f��  n-^i-  ^wS*;^  (IS  �� A. .* 1,1  i. a  <.*fe*#'  -ftliipS^^^B  ��j����lr  ^ U^geSfc COpI'01, mines in"  the Dominion are situated  at Phoenix. The Granby  Co. employs 500 men, and  has a monthly pay ron of  over $50,000: Two railroads  afford access to the city.  SEVENTEENTH YEAR  Stenvald Wins Contest  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary mnSng bi8trIpt  PHOENIX, B.C., SATURDAY,. FEB.  The  Phoenix ^PxpNEER   ��  f^-n,^?unicipality in Oatiadi��-  altitude, 4,800 ft. Tho cjftjr  has a population of 1,6&0,  and possesses flrat-cl^a  hotels, opera house, echoolsf  v       f  12,  1916  A large crowd was present to wit-1 A.     ���1M   limue  ness the ski races on Monte Christo jumps without a fall  mountain, Rossland, for the amateur  fell, thirty feet being deducted for a  fall, and 15 feet for touching  once.  Stenvald   made    (hree   perfect  B.C Mining    I P^  H. Hartley Pays $32.50  mH  I,  - ou.,0 ^:^-PsZt��;;^  making final arrangements  for  tbe  __ (construction of a concentrating mill  tb  was  >ecial Announcement  S.MBW   ^advJSe ��Ur friends a��d patrons   that  the  Cola Weather now enables us to buy our Fresh Meats  canqsUuaonlt,eS; *" "^ * J��Wer COSt' and **"*>��  can supply you at very attractive prices for prime stuff:  CHOICE STEERS �� HEIFERS  Jore Quarters, 14c;       Hind Quarters, 17c.       .  PORK (Grain .Fed). Half or Whole Hog 1 56.  MUTTON Nice Young Stock, by side  city council was held last  Saturday  week whence new by-law received  slits first reading.     Monday  evening  to-J it was read a second time,   and  on'  -irj  being urged to  build  a  connecting) A  No.   351  jur .  . ��� ���������.- vv��3-also   secured,   ir  t ,'7.,^^ No.   10  borelm-onthsa-Th"5���^010-    ""l  fat Princeton to handle ores"from the'/^1^1?',!"*" ^^H6^^ Mrd ^^ ��  IP-cess group.    The K.   V.   R.   J���^-^^^^ it    in  .(link of railway.        ~'"\% ��"���   ���   -omatic   Winchester t"^ ^ T*��� H"  *��  ���T^>?Z��  I'     M.�����:-..--__ .       . "He was also   secured,   in   addition  apparentTv ha        k^     ' remainder to satisfiy the   fine,   one  to a double-barrelled  M���     in  u���   IaPParentIy hav.ngbeen sold.    Three  hard labor.  month   at  out the province are carrying  theirl Lefevershotgun.'Eiehiv"������."rn,TI,m�����-0",S a8r��   'he �����P"J  work forward ,Hs���i0ter i��� spite of L Ml ca��ri/gei ^al���^ K"? *������. of unsold  - Satheredlwhich it ^7,^ Z7JT*'  ot   the   law  cents a pound. ' I  Gifts Appreciated  The   Woman's   Patriotic  society  ���n i        ,. , ���" "f"  vjiiv-v wcin cacnae-es was al��;n  IrTtTu {iC: 3nd Sn��W'. In  a"   UP ^ the aS-e ���Wo-  enort   to   take   advantage   of   the  and   marked   for exhibit     A    ,      I     ^n       " I "    ���  *uC,eiy  m��rmoTh8 Wh,'Ch haVC   rU,Cd   f��r'Siderable ^antity of powde,^  and   a" l/^e rePort ��-" the average cost  ^Ceived  >e��^    this    week,  from  many months.        . . ..     ,f|lse wkh   ^J^ P ^  *  ^f ^e   company's  copper,    refined I f"Srs-  Per<*  Ppultoa. .McQuoid,  Foley, Welsh & Stewart,  owners  received, his attention.     Moar seem        5 deivered, after deducting  gold   Su,,,vao�� Nicholson,  Dunn,   Kemp. .'  of the   Silver   Standard    mioe    at) ed considerably   flustered   overthetl^lZ^^ ' ��� " "  flue    dust    at  hi  Tj      .  -    at .,������"'"i;   uusicrea   over   the  Helton  have received word  f,om   discovery of the last two items, and  theproperty.that a shipment of ,ver  upon being questioned as to wi are       -��������>-��     vctiues,  over  the crediting <COpper in  22c  ..!��g��$2�� s?cgaa1ment we are **** ^ '  Sh*n}roek Creamery Butter  ^-r Very Choice;.;      14 lb. Box, S5.25     :'  , ���HAMRO.OK HAM8.30C.      ' " V'ls ��*  eECeCTED EGOS, 40c perdoian r ; -  8HAMROOK LEAF LARD, 5 lb." Pail, -$1.bo  SAUER KRAUT, 15c. per lb.; 2 lbs. for 25c.  OYSTER SELECTS, 50c. Pint  ^Mili  200 tonsiTof ore xvhich it was ex-  pected to have moved prior to this  date had been delayed on "account  of the shortage of snow.  The last shipment from the S'lver  Standard, made last fall, amou ,ted  to 155 tons, and the smelter returns  showed values, of ^old,   26   dunces;  2 per cent, making a total value,  exclusive of the copper and zinc, of  about $112.  aboutsof an automatic pistol, Jis.  claimed ownership of such profu- ely;  - The prisoner was incarnated in  the provincial Bastille, and a further  search on Sunday morning by'the  province's "Doubting Thomas" for  the automatic revealed one XL No  Anyox, as 9.72 cents for the Anyox  product and 13.06 cents for the output of irs Phoenix mines. Com-  pution shows that the average cos*  of the two products combined was  11.16 cents a pound. It is under-  stood, however, that a considerable  amount of construction expense Was  charged to operation:^ J^u'/",'*. \'','-  ston and Butterworth. who are in  the trenches, expressing their hearty  appreciation for the parcels forwarded them by the society.  sir  3  ��� ���  Smashes World's  Record  P. BURNS & CO. LIMITED  .   Nels   Nelson   has^   smashed    all-*-  \yorld   records   on:%the; Revelstoke  Ski ,club hill by  jumping -183 -f jetl'  The feat .was ac^ornpKsHed'bnT-uesl \  before Stipenda^y Maristrate W   T       ' ^b,,A^aPPare��tyf--y.elded.';.^nn S^tzerja^^^^ij^^^^^^^  Dewdney at   Greenwood,    receiving 1���"***?     "^ a'CraCfion m����� ^o   fidenCe th?tbe cab hit about the 200  Wort:1s progressing favo,ab,y on   .0^7^^^^*^^;":   t^slZ ^^ ^ ^ "' *"* ~     '' '        ~^~���~^^ -  'Rocher   de   Boule   mine   in   the   ferred   to   the   detention   camp    for" A T���*"   ^^    ��f    th*       The   Wom*"'s   Patriotic   society  Omineca district and   the   ore   pro-  aliens at Vernon '����- Anyox ore w,/J be raised   materially   wish to thanfc the citizens 'of Carmi  ductioa is up to   normal.    The   dif.       Moar, who speaks Italian fluently iZ^J/ 7"'pme0t nOW  beiaS   fn-/for the three parcel,. ,o   kindly   do.  ficult.es anticipated   on   account   of cIa;ms t0 hav/worked   ."�� ^* ��^��U '��d for the treatment of the   flue   nated   to   the   society  here.     Upon  mine in Austria previous to   com ng   "td'that tTT"' ������" ?   ^PT^ parce'S  W���   ��pe"ed'  ��-����n&|pated that this also will   reduce   the} repacked and sent to our   Canadian  ���1*3  ^    1 T.V.  -V  '-iffl  ����>  ^^  Ml  . WW.   ���...   aft$*S&.       .  -..  f>i'?:-*5"'?.%i;*'3;'.- ���~/.,|  The Big- Store  COLD WEATHER SUGGESTIONS:  These Cold Mornings a few Hot Cakes  g-o might good.  We "have���  Red Ribbon Buckwheat and  Pancake Flour  Peacock Buckwheat  iOlb. Sacks of Eastern Buckwheat  Flour  snow and frost are not so serious,  and#ithas been demonstrated that  winter mining on Rocher de Boule  mountain is not only possible but  profitable.  herefrom the United States.  cost of copper quife considerably.       boys who are now  in   the   trenches.  Granby Gives Increase  Notice was posted this week by  the Granby Co. that an increase  of 25 cents a day all around Would  begrantd on March l of this year  if copper continued above 22 cents  a pound. This is a voluntary increase of wages to employees on the  part of the company. At present  miners are receiving $4 a day and  muckers $3.50.  Promising For Canada  Mining Men in Convention  We also have a complete line of  Maple Syrup  PRICED FROM 50c.  TO $1.50 A TIN  Call or 'Phone���You will be assured of the same  courteous attention.  Instead of invitiug mining men  to come to Spokane for the Northwest Mining convention this year,  the big annual gathering of northwest operators, engineers and prospectors was held in Rossland, B.C.-,  Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of this week.  The plans for an excursion to  Rossland were completed by Frank  C. Bailey, secretary of the Spokane  Mining Men's club.  A   revival   of   the   memories    of  pioneer days in the minds of veteran  Spokane   mining     men     has     undoubtedly   taken   place.     Many   of  them were instrumental   in   placing  Rossland   before   the   world   as    a  mining centre.    It   is   the   first   excursion   of  consequence   that   ever  has been sent from this side  of  the  line into the Rossland-Trail   region.  About   100   persons   made   up    the  party.  No citizen in Phoenix took more  interest in the recent masi|ui ratio  ice carnival and the outcome than  did Danny Dean, sr. His .hree  children took an active pari, arcl   in  New    York.,     Feb.     8. ��� Lord  Shaughnessey, in an interview, said:  "Canada is in   a  better  position  now commercially, industrially   and  financially than she was a year ago.  The great improvement is due partly  to   the   increased   business    arising"  because    of   war     conditions,    but  mostly to the  bountiful   crops   with  which the dominion has been  favored.    The purchasing power   of  the  producer has   increased   and   is   reflected in the   general   improvement  in merchatidizing and traffic.  "I look for a continuance of this  activity for some months. Of'  course, like all countries where  agriculture is the basis.of wealth  and prosperity, the question of crops  will again become vital. But I  can not help feeling that we have  passed over the worst period, have  surmounted the most formidable  obstacles and that Canade is on the  up grade again, a brave, strong  young nation.  "I hope we will move with caution  and conservatism, being   careful   to  glimpse what is around   the   corner  before we leap too far.     Perhaps   I  am not as optimistic as I should be.  but I try to look  at   things   from   a  business  man's   standpoint.     There  is no   more   reason   to   close   one's  eyes to favorable signs than to  shut  them to unfavorable signs.     I   have I  tried to strike a balance and   1    find  that it   is . distinctly   promising   for  Canada."  ac  The Store of Quality  FISH  FISH FISH  Card of Thanks  Finnan Haddie  Black Smoked Cod  Smoked Salmon   -  Bloaters    -       -      -  Kippers     -  20c. lb.  25c. lb.  25c. lb.  20c. lb.  20c. lb.  each race they entered   won   prizes.] and assisted them.  Mr, and Mrs. Louis Carlson wish!  to extend their heartfelt thanl.s to'  all those who in their rcentj  aflliction, have so kindlysympat'iized i  *��Hn">riAcrW>!'!l7Vi,V..,IFAsr Ef VBU��fEf^^lS!miV^:^t-S��SXiufSffns\mi^~i^iiHlft=^ HHUVBWW  nTs��&?.;3>7*t:��ftM���r?%aLlftiW.. HuMj.Tmrjwm w "sm nil * jw ���� nu. iw��'iswi��r"B}Rgr _'���"  9��?JS��nE-��., ���;^iijS4*'**^:.  <ME   PlGWEElt,    PEQfeNjX,    BRITISH   COLtrMSIA.  ��<//  .f^;  la#! t  Most Eminent Medical  Authorities Endorse It.  Dr. Eberle and Dr. Braithwafte as  well aa Dr.-Simon ���all distinguished  authors���agree that whatever may be  the disease, the urine eeldom fails in  famishing us with a clue to the principles upon which it is to be treated,  and accurate knowledge concerning the  nature of disease can thus be obtained.  If backache, scalding urine or frequent  urination bother or distress you, or if  urio acid in the blood has caused rheumatism, gout or soiatica or you suspect  kidney or bladder trouble just write Dr.  Fierce at the Surgical Institute, Buffalo,'  N.Y.; send a sample of urine and describe symptoms.   You -will receive free  medical advice after Dr.Pierce's chemist  baa examined the urine���this will be  carefully done without charge, and you  will be under so obligation.   Dr. Pierce  daring many years of experimentation  baa disooTered a new remedy which he  find* is thirty-rieven times more powerful than litnia in removing uno acid  from the system.   If you are suffering  from baokache or the pains of rheumatism, goto your best druggist and ask'  for a 60-cent box of "Anuric " put up  by Dr. Pierce.    Dr. Pierce's Favorite  Prescription for weak women and Dr.  , Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery for  ,% Ihe blood have been favorably known  'MiOt the past forty years and more.   They  "tCw^standard remedies to-day���as well  1    i)*Dootor Pierce's Pleasant Pellets for  ..JtVliver and bowels.   You can get a,  lUtrn'trial package for 10c. of any i-oq-  foi thsss remedies by writing Dt. Piei v.  f Doctor Pierce's Pellets are* uneqnaled  as a Liver Pill. One tiny, Sugar-coated  Pellet a Dose. Cure Sick Headache,  Bilious Headache, Dizziness, Constipation, Indigestion, Bilious Attacks, and  all derangennll el lbs Liver* fifeWMb  '1  %  .a* "4  ^ir-'V  iff*  l^'-s'  \hv  irf;-I  i :^\ >  Ls.if  r ..  ��l,  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  at Phoenix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States.* ���  G. Kay, Publisher.   '  minister of mines,shows clearly that  he is alive to the interests of the  office of which he holds the portfolio. The point taken by the  minister in regards to the department -making a close study of a  properly previous to expending  money on roads, trails and bridges  is well taken.  The recent financial stringency has  made this ministerial resolve more  and more apparent. By instinct a  paddler of his own canoe, the^miner  and prospector in years past has dis-  tained to ask assistance; but now,  when adversity has turned inside  out the pockets of one who never  said die, the new minister is but  living upto the motto set by his  predecessor, the Hon. Sir Richard  McBride, who believed that When  necessity demanded, the original  producer should receive government aid.    ������  Five years ago at North Bend,  John Stout, an Argunot of '49, related to us an incident that showed  the willingness of the department  to aid mining men.  ' Stpu't was afraid that his claims  would revert to the government because of his inability to' perform  certain work; in' lieu of* which he  would have to pay cash.  "Never mind, John," said the  minister of mines, "do your best; if  you fail the department will protect  you., You old timers always paid  wrfen you had the money. It is  only right the government should  help yo'u in return."  So it is with the Hon. Lome  Campbell, the new minister'' of  mines. Now that they are unable  to make these improvements for  themselves, the government intends  to aid them.  OILLETTS  LYE  EATS DIRT  ���"""���"���U Krone OKK.XO-'UU OJSICTIW* H****   ,  'Wn/HCD  ^*""     TORONTO ONT.    "eW^  Re. Addressing Mail  Local Railway Schedule  The following are the timetable  schedules governing the arrival and  departure of local trains:  GREAT NORTHERN     ,  Departs every day at nine a.m.  Arrives daily at 5.10 p.m.  CANADIAN   PACIFIC        ,  Leaves daily for Nelson at 12.15.  For the west, via Penticton, at the  same hour on Monday, Wednesday  and Friday...     :        '  Arrive in Phoenix from Nelson  daily at 4.45 p.m. From the'west;  via Penticton, at the same hour on  Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.  lUTUT  ADVERTISING SCALE,  Application for Liquor Licence (30 days) ..15.00  Application for Transfor of Licence $7.60  Certificate of Improvement (00 days)   .   $10.00  Application to Purchase Land "notices (60 days)  - '. 5. $10.00  Delinquent Co-Ownership notices 90 days $25.00  Duplicate Oertifleato of Title notices $8.00  A Vancouver despatch says the  by-elections will be held in Vancouver, Victoria and Rossland between  now and the end of February, to  confirm seats taken by the, new  ministers in the Bowser cabinet.  In Victoria Hon. A.~ C.   Flumerfelt  ��*tds ot Thanks, 00 cents. I , ...    .   .   - .    ...    ��i,a   i :uora\  ... , ,A-, ���-������..,.     - - ,r~    �����. ������ -. -, ���    l.wvU ��� be , opposed , by   the   Liberal  * AUotberlegol advertising, 12 cents a line, I        '.'<.,    A   n *.        s   - \r�����~.,  sinsle column, for tne fin* insertion; and >\leader,.H. C. Brewster;^ Vancou-  ��� eents a line for each subsequent insertion, non-j ver   Hon.    C.    E.   Tisdall    Will     be  The following was" received this  week from Sgt. IV. S. Nelson,' with  the request that papers at points  where men for the Forty-Eighth  battalion were recruited, publish  the notice:  The original Forty-Eighth battalion, C.'E. F, of Victoria, B.C.,  Canada, has been made a pioneer  battalion, and I would' advise all  who are writing to their relatives or  friends in the original battalion to  address their mail as follows:  Name   Name of Co'y   Regimental No   Third Canadian Pioneer Battalion,  London, England.  Sgt. Nelson writes: "As there  are a number of the boys who would  like this information to get to their  relatives, could you have this information published in other papers  of B. C, as it is very discouraging  to not receive letters from the- home  folks*  Prussian losses to date amount to  2,337,096. The January casualty  list amounted to 36,500.  NOTICE.  It is stated that four German workmen were employed on the Government building, Ottawa, lecently de-  troyed by fire It is believed, it was  the work of an incendiary.  9==sHM3sssMaan  WOOD  paxell measurement.^  Display t ads $1.00 per inch, single  column, per month. Transient ads.  50c. per inch, per issue; subsequent insertions, 85c. per inch.  Saturday, Feb. 12, 1916.  se  opposed by M. A. Macdonald,  Libera/, and former Mayor L. D.  Taylor, Independent, and in Rossland Hon. L. A. Campbell will be  opposed by Mayor Willson.  A session of the legislature will  be held in March, and a general  election about the first of May.  |       First-class Fir and Tam-'  arac Wood, $6.00 per cord  Pine Wood,  $5.00 per cord.  Fir Tamarac, and double cut,  per cord, $7.00.  WOOD DELIVERED  ON  SHORT  NOTICE. 'Phono B82  "In order further to bring mining  opportunities in British Columbia to  the eyes of parties interested in the  development of our mineral resources,'we intend to use our best  influence with the Dominion government to continue the geological  survey work which they have undertaken under the terms of the confederation, and in order that we  may keep fully in touch with the  work as carried on by the Dominion  government in this particular line,  it is our intention to increase our  field staff in order that we may be  in a position to advise as to the  locality in which new work should  be started in this particular line. "  This statement by Hon. Lome A.  Campbell, minister of mines. Continuing, he said:  "It is also our intention   to  continue to give aid to   the  making pf  trunk   trails,    roads,    bridges   and  ferries where these are required for  ���j the transportation of pay  ore  from  the different prospects, as  develop-  3 ment work demands; but before any  ;  such work   is   undertaken,   the  de-  I   partmeut   will  have   a   full    report  made of strch prospect or prospects.  ���"In view of the fact   that  practically   all    the   copper   ores    being  mined  in   British   Columbia   is   re-  ./ fined in the United States, it is  our  ' intention to investigate with a view  to establishing two copper refineries  in this province���one iu the Interior  and the other at some suitable coast  point."  "The   above    statement    by    the  As in years past, T. A.   Love,   at  present   managing   editor   of   the  Fraud Forks Gazette, has succeeded  in getting himself into  a hopeless  tangle.    It was just as we expected,  that in making a true  cast for   information  he  would  swallow    the|  bait,  hook,   line   and   sinker.    Oh  you   naughty,    naughty,   naughty  Pioneer to cause such  excruciating  pain!    But my, oh my, the wisdom  of his editorial.    It  is   to be  compared only to that'of God���inasmuch  as it surpasseth understanding.  Robt. Forshaw  The Sailor Consolidated Mining &  Milling Company of Camp Mc-  Kinney   Limited   (Non .personal  Liability); IN LIQUIDATION.  TAKE NOTICE that tenders will bo  received by the undersigned up to dud  including 1st of March,   1016,   for the.  purchase of tho assets of the above  Company, consisting of the  following  crown granted mineral claims  Hituate  in   group  ore   of ���the   Similkameen  (formerly Osoyoos)   Division   of Yale  district:   Lot 706 known as sailor,  lot  1200 known  as   Snow-shoe,   lot   1270  known as Toledo, lob 1455  known as  Diamond, lot 080 known as Minnehaha,  lot   024   known   as   Golden    Crown  Fractional, lot 025 known as Cariboo  Fractional,'together with such  buildings, plant and machinery which may  be situate upon the said claims or any  of them, also the rights of the Venders,  if any, in Rover Fractional and Alice  Fractional Mineral Claims.1 The highest  or any tender not uecessarily accepted.  Dated at Toronto, Ontario, this 21st  day of January,^ 1916. ���<  Charles Evans-Lewis,   '  508   Lumsden, Buildine. ^Toronto,  Ontario, Liquidator. "7   ^ ^ ^ , *    it  PHOENIX BAKERY  -   W.WILLIAMS, PROP.  -> " '     ���> v       / , '     \ ,'  v      *���*       -.      i     --    x      ' 4 * i  \ Doughnuts,} Madeira  Gake,    ���.  Lunch Cake for "Sunday use V  -wdelivered'on order ��very,Sat-'-.-,  * "urtiay.* Give us a trial o~rder.'  ,.  '" ���-       -..���  -: /: A*  OAKE6 MADE TO ORDER AT  MOST J REASONABLE RATES  7 '    ' /TELEPHONE S3     -  '//'  Let ^Sunlight  Dispel the  Gloom  THE shadow of a blue  Monday does not  fall across the path  of those who use Sunlight  Soap.    For this soap cuts  labor in half.  And the nightmare of  clothes being " rubbed to  shreds" disappears when  you learn the gentle Sunlight way.  Sunlight Soap 1b as pure  as sunlight "itself. A  $5,000 guarantee says you  cannot find a single adulterant or impurity in this  cake of concentrated  cleanliness.  99  ^^  ,1 ���.  Sold by all grocers.  1M  "U*,'\'v-;''',-'v'.</      -  ��� ��� y-V;'-j,vr.  ������0^S;^T  V"'Sv  ''J.-.';. vJ 'l^;:,'  's$i^f^-.  ''0$0&  ������$���$$$&&��.  4$iifek��s  iS��Sfiffe  '"Mi.  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  Sent to any part of the Dominion for $2.00 a year.   '..  After making a close and unbiased  examination of the financial statement and report of the City of  Phoenix for the year ending December 31, 1915-, we have come to  the conclusion that it contains less  intelligable information than is  usually found on a Chinese lottery  ticket. Such being the case, we  would recommend interested ratepayers to write the inspector of  municipalities, Victoria, for an  elucidation of this vexing problem.  Notice has beenMssued by the  authorities at Ottawa^ that the  Austro-Hungarian paper Svoboda,  published at Jersey city, New Jersey,  has been barred from entry to  Canada, and that any person having  a copy of that publication in his or  her possession is liable to a fine of  $5,000 and to imprisonment for five  years.  SUTTON'O  EEDO  for garden and/arm oro best  for JB.C.soil.Sot? Catalogue fox  solid, guarantee of purity  and iJermination  Send now ��or Copy free  Sutton S S��ns.Th�� Kind's Socdmon  Roodin^ Enjlttnd  A. ��i. W tod w ard  Victoria      e\       Vancouver  ��|5 FOjrr Sr. 667 Gronvlll�� HY  SOtg AGENTS row BRITISH SOIUMBHA  SYNOPSIS OF COAL     .,  .  MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the North;  west Territories and in a porttou of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  leased for a term of twenty-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not  more than 2,660 acres will be leased to  one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the  Agent or Sub-Agent of the district tt\  which the rights applied for are sttfa,-  ated. ���    ..  In surveyed territory the land, must  be described by sections, or legal sub-'  divisions of sections, and in unsur-  veyed territory the tract applied for  shall be staked out by the applicant  himself. \    ,  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for are'not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable  output of the mine at the rate- of five  cents per ton.  Tbe person operating the mine shall  furhish the Agent with sworn"teturns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, such returns should be furnished at least once  a year���      ������   The lease will include the coafinining  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-AgeDt of Dominion Lands. *"  W. W. CORY,  Deputy(Minister of the Intel or.  N. 3.���Unauthorized   publication  of  1 his advertisement will not be paid lor.  ���3O09O.  Phoenix  Pioneer  has for 16 Vearsbeen re-  cognized as' the  Mining^  Medium of the Boundary  country.       *   m  -In the matter of ad-  vertising, it reaches the  right kiod of people, and  an advertisement in its^  columns is "certain of  * quick ��� and^ profitable re-,  suits.     " _  . Id the matter of all  things pertaining to the  progress of the district it  is a reliable and trustworthy authority. It's  American subscription list  is one,of the largest in  the Kootenay.  1 ���BUMS  When arriving in town  subscribe for it. When  leaving keep your subscription alive. You may  v/ant to come back again.  Send in Your Stationery Orders arid  Holiday Printing to the  Phoenix Pioneer  THE HOME OF  Advertisers should call  or write for our Advertising rate card. The local  paper is the local medium  for  local  business   men.  Published Every  Saturday Morning  A BUSINESS MAN IS KNOWN'BY THE'  QUALITY QF PRINTING HE USES      '  "Our Stock ot Stationery is the Best that can be procured in  Canada, and our Workmanship will meet with your approval.  Why Not Have Your Stationery  Printed by Us? >  We make  a specialty pf Letterheads, Envelopes, Billheads,  Note Heads, Memos., Visiting Cards, Menus,"Posters,  Wedding Invitations, Check Books, By-Laws,   afrd in fact anything dpne with Printers' ~  INK AND PAPER <  -Mo Job Too Large, None too Small;  25?HOEIIX PIONSI .  $2.00 per Year in Advance. $2.50 p it Year to U. S;  i ~,  J"^r~" }'' ,U,"Tf-Trr77'"" fill/"     '  ���H %i  > ,-ij .���n.*_jC*   ...    _ _ ^    _a  j_j ���gJiLi'Jjh-  'JLv>  *��si^.v^[1h^i;:iinv.VJL/'i^iV��.'-,Ki'-*.'//)^ rvr  fe&Sf��g ,;^tt<sW****  m��%^^  'ii^m'M&ms&M&Mm^mmf^w^^^,  !/��;::.'���':':"'���   ���.������W?%!r:";V'-^  a.'  MB   PIONEEB,    PHOEHIX\    BKITISH   COEUIKBIA.  ^���:/^:vr.v^tei';:4;;i'H.:!'��iB.!tj-M  em  I S 11 nidi iitiJU  The Union Hotel  *AT YOUR SERVICE  f  Everything in Men's Wear  Clothing  Underwear  Shirts  Shoes  Hats  Caps, etc.  Thos. Brown  "Everything* a Man  Wears"  Your Milk Supply  Should come from healthy and vigorous Stock,  ���handled in a CLEANLY-AND SANITARY  manner Separate! Cream insures purity and  quality. Th<  Dairy produce's both.  THE DAIRY        J. W. Hannam, Prop.  Concentrates     j  Dog poisoners are busy at Ward-  ner.  Frost is heaving up Victoria  pavements.  Pennsylvania hard coal is worth  $17 a ton at Kelowna.  Marshall Kimpton, aged 86, died  in Windermere last week.  Rough lumber is worth $8 and  shiplap $10 in Chilliwack.  Potatoes are selling for 85 cents  a hundred at Cranbrook.  Snowfall on .Coquahalla summit  to date amounts to 34 feet 8 inches,  Down to the present the Yukon  has produced $185,000,000 in gold  dust.  It is reported that the Turks have  evacuated Erzerum, one, of their  principal strongholds.  The Kaslo hotel burnt 10 cords of  wood valued at $50 between December 10 and January 10.  The Golden Star says' that town  has enough worthless dofjs to feed  an army corps for a long siege.  Mrs. Blanche Woods was fined  $200 last week in Vancouver for  having morphine in her   possession.  Pte. Nathan A. Ward,,well known  in Nelson and the Lrtrdeau, died  recently in England   of pneumonia.  The mercury dropped so low in  some parts of the Fra'ser Valley that  it pulled the nail out of the wall on  which the thermometer hung.  Patrick Riel, grandson of Louis  Riel, was killed while sniping  January 14. He accounted for 35  ���Germans.  "Old Moon," a blind Indian aged  85, on the Chulus reserva'ion,  Merritt, went to the happy" hunting  grounds last week.  The lady who would marry at d is  worth $20,000,000 is still adve Rising in the personal columns. Someone should grab her before the  printer gets all'the cash.,   '  Mrs. J. H, Flower, postmistress  at Nolan, on the Koyukuk  rive". 80  Boundary District of British Columbia  RICH   IN   MINERAL,   AGRICULTURAL AND   LUMBERING   POSSIBILITIES���  A MOST PROMISING FIELD FOR THE INVESTOR.  <*o  Probably no district in the Dominion of Canada possesses so great an array of  potentialities as the above. The mountains throughout its entire length and breadth,  are almost without exception mineraliferous, containing gold, silver, copper, iron and  other valuable ores, while in a few localities there are more than surface indications  of the presence of .coal. * *  FOREST AND  MINERAL WEALTH  Its forest stretches are among the richest in the province, and what is ofcgreat  importance,"'easily accessable to river and railway. There is scarcely a square mile of  it that is not either equipped with high tension wires, or which could not be reached  by the expenditure of the smallest outlay. Not the least attraction from the point of  view of the investor, is the sites for water power, which abound in this district.  Just at present an immense amount of interest is being directed to the recent  free gold discovery in Greenwood, while'in the same district is to be seen one of tlie  best equipped free gold properties in the west,..a not inconsiderable asset in these days  -of industrial depression and shrinkage of gold reserves. It is in this district where is  situated the Phoenix and Grand Forks properties of the Granby Consolidated, together with those of the British Columbia Copper company. In the former camp, and  surrounding it for miles on all sides, are acres of crown-granted mineral claims', all  awaiting the advent of the investor. The title deeds to these properties, thanks to a  'beneficent series of mining laws, are unimpeachable, and if proof is wanted of the  statement, let us point to the almost entire absence of mining litigation in the courts  of the province.  AGRICULTURE AND FRUIT-GROWING CENTRE  The possibilities of the Boundary as an agricultural and fruit-growing centre  are also worthy of investigation, and a visit to some of its spendidly equipped orchards will prove a revelation to the stranger.     The highways throughout,the Bourt-  * - '' >  ���  "        i  dar'y makes this section of the province the motorists paradise,.millions having been J  "spent on the construction of government roads. '    ��� .  , No localityis ^better served  with  railroads  than the Boundary district.      Al  present this section is'"served, by  two of _ the .greatest systems on the* continent, th^  ^  S  "I  <  r  J   <l  - 1  m  "Mi3  .^'Y  \,  ���i-m  -wrr^s  "'V'T-rVVV ->-'.y^-  . y ( , -   K  . ~.: <-';-> ;-, /ifl {-x^y-i ''"'> ���*"���>  '   -    -    ~!  '        '  ,-��� s  We announce the completion  of arrangements of delivery of  The Phoenix Pipeep  to your door.  ���'%��� Increase in City Sales  in the past four weeks has exceeded our fondest hopes, and  although we endeavored to  guage requirements, we have  been reluctantly compelled to  turn down orders fpr additional  copies, as we were sold out,  Less than 4c. Wee  mer. She is ��� regarded as the  champion agriculturist of ,the Artie  regions. ' Her tomatoes sold For '50  cents each.  "Simmie'r Simpson died last week  in Vancouver aged 54. In 18S4 he  "laid cases" on that city's first  newspaper. He was born in Peter-  boro, Out. Deceased was a true  friend to the pqor. In later years  he became interested in the hotel  business, and in the days of the  Klondike rush was a business  partner of "Black Jack"  McDonell.  Have You Contributed to  Our Tobacco Fund ?  (A 30 Per Cent. Saving)  Brings a Weekly Paper to your door that  does not carry its backbone where its  Elbow should be.  Mail Your 1 Subs cription Today  *V   *���'    !'���  w   This is what 25c. Sends:  50 CIGARETTES,  i OUNCES TOBACCO, .  '     PACKET OP MATCHES  I. Q.O.F.  Snowshoe f-od^e j  No. 46  Meets every Monday Evening at  Oddfellows' Hall. Visiting brethren  cordially invited.  Our hall is for rent for dunces, social  evenings, etc.  William Oxley, Noble Grand.  Oscar Gustafson, Pin. Secy.  Mark Rukin, Eec. Secy.  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  Meet* in tho Oddfellow-.'Hall,  First and Third \Vcdno<l<iy��.  Mrs. N. McDonald. Noble �� rand.  ���Aire. Amy A.Cook, Secretary:  K. of P. Lodge,  .28  Phoenix,  B. C.  Meets. Tuesday Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially . welcomed.  ��� E; B. Barnes, C.C.  ��� '���     C. H, Knigut, K. of R.S.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  -  Moots in Pythian Hall, Lower Town  Socond and Fourth Thursdays.  Mrs. Win. Wills,  M.K.C.  Mrs. H. Tilton.  M.K.C.  FRATERNAL  ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Meets in the Oddfellows'Hall, Friday  Evenings, at 8 p.m.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  KlCll.VIU) B.U/NDELL, AV. P.   - Tv K, CuAKKii, AV. Secy   Send Your Contribution  tb The Pioneer Office and  it will be acknowledged.  lie will remember you, because your  name and address is written >���' 'he  postcard we enclose in every 2!:">c,  Parcel you subscribe for.  "Watch  Now that the Holiday Season  is over, we can attend  to your needs very  promptly.  A Large Stock of Parts for all  Standard Watches.  E. A. Black, Jeweler  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Bntj-  i,'a��e Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.'    Phone A56.  James G. McKeown  THE KNOB HILL HOTEL  A. O. Johnson, Prop-  First-Class Accommodation for Wliner-r.  FGNEST OF WINES, LIJUORS AND CIGARS IN STOCK.  'PHONE 72. YOUR   PATRONAGE SOLICITED.  T w  fSfifSPPPf^  ^^i^&XM^W-  PPPP^i  ffHB   PIDNEE��,    PHOKWIX,   1BITIBB   CULTJmra.  We Try to Make You Feel at Home ^ I   Local and Cfen��ral  Offers exceptional advantages to Miners; a warm com-  fortable dry;   Clean and Cosy Bedrooms;  Well-Cooked*  and Well-Served Meals; also the Finest Bar and Highest'  Quality of Goods in the Boundary Country.  sssss  fiillif Hotel  :C^^:8cmOpN^I^^  "The Pioneer," $2 a year; $1 for  six months.  Oliver typewriter ribbons for sale  at "The Pioneer" office.'  Snowfall for week, 1.25; month  of January, 34.75;  season,   101.12.  Snowfall for week, 11 inches; for  month, 11 inches; season, 112  inches.  T. Russell, tobacconist, suffered  the misfortuue of a burnt hand the  fore part of this week.  At Your Service  Nick   Palorcia    is'around   again  _,  after a couple of days in the hospital  nesday evening from   the   Rossland  society.    Floral wreathes were sent  from the  Rebekah   andI  Fjelltoppen  lodges.   Rev. J. R. Munro officiated.  A special invitation is extended to  all gentlemen'in town to participate  in a social   tea  to  be  held   at  the  residence of Mrs. J. Leslie, opposite  P.   Burns'   market.    Proceeds   will  be given to  "The   Pioneer"'   list  of  the  Citizens'   of  Canada   Tobacco  fund.    The date is  this  afternoon.  F.   J.   Lake,   the   photographer,  will be here on   Friday  and   Saturday, February 25  and  26.,   at  his  studio next door to   "The/Pioneer"  office. ' "    .  D.   L.   McElroy   returned'' Wed  M^  Wm.  L&u  fiSATNT VALENTINE'S  Rf*.  jSf^jjl^^^ Aid ���  B$>In ^Sim^^mBn Hall  Jl!il|.i4'  Music ;^n|B^2lPrnished  suffering from la grippe.  E. E. Phillips, for some time in  the employ of the.Granby company,  left for Portland Thursday.  Mrs. Larry Taylor returned this  week after a most enjoyable week  spent as the guest of Mrs. D.  Oxley, Eholt.  Mrs. R. Elmgron and daughter,  Sigre, were a.nbng the outgoing  boosters for tho Rossland carnival  Wednesday.  Why not make sure of securinga  copy of ''The Pioneer" every week?  Delivered to your door, $2.00 a year;  saves you 30%. -"  Customs    receipts    collected    in  Phoenix during January  amounted  to $422.88.    Inland revenue receipt* l=Editor  totalled $158.52.  carnival.     He  states  that  he   saw  the  hockey  game  played  between  Trailand Phoenix   teams.    Honors  were practically even from  start  to  finish.    The first 20 minutes resulted  in a tie, 2.2; ��� the second period, also  being a tie, 3-3.   Both teams put on  extra  steam   for  the  final   period,  Trail winning  by  a  score  of  5.4.  He states the Phoenix team   is  just  as good as  ever,  and  has'a  good  show to win the purse put  up   here  this week for the  contest.  ������mm PENNANTS  PURPLE AND WHITE  Price, 50c. to 75c.  T. S. QUANCE    -   Phoenix, B.C.  We'd Like to See  The pedigree of some Limburghe'r  cheese.  Tom Oxley   keep  his  word   and  hurry back.  The politician who has not learned  to talk ab.'ut things electors  know.  If Andrew Carnegie, will have a  corner on steel harp strings in  heaven.  The mother who would agree the  other  woman's   baby , was  looking.  A better reason for coffins  being  dear   than   the  Church Services  Correspondence  lies  I  50c.  sltfj��  WWWW'l  mm  wm  mmm  ^i^Uy^^iAi^  mi  Kifffe  m  WW>7&  ���m  mmmmm  EMiSg  Phoenix, B. 0., ,  February 9,1910.  ��� ^'The Pioneer:"  In your issue of February 5,  there  The many friends of Mrs.   E.   P.  ZZ7?**" *d*oWal*?8*d on the re'  leu -ii ,_      . r<   fusal of the skating rink management  Shea will be pleased   to   learn   that to ^Uow a Pioneer represenSe free  she is now located   at   the  Sheldon  admittance to a  hockey   game.    In  J hotel, Seattle, Wash. '. I justice to Mr. .Perkins, the   hockey  Page Boyle is reported to be hav'J fiUb    Ki?HeS   t0. mak��    lt    kribwn'  liner thVh-ml ���f u-   vc   e"-��    ��� nav-|through your columns,  that no free  __  mg^the time of h,s,hfe at the   Ross-  passes to games are being issued.   This  -^���  ian�� carnival, being an enthusiastic! applies to all persons" except players.'  ? "' -����---���--       ���    ��� I While there was no intention on tho  ' part of the rink management to Violate  a "world-wide privilege," on the other  hand, the management has found that  so  dear   than   the   statement   ad-  "home aud home"! vanced that they never  come  back  to be repaired.  A voting contest for the most  popular man in town, proceeds to  be turned over to the Woman's  Patriotic society. "  1 The stated services at the Church  of Our Lady of Good Counsel areas  follows���Second and fourth Sundays  in the month: Mass at 10 a.m.;<  Sunday school after mass; Evening  service at 7.30. Rev. Father Dom.  Dorval.  St. John's  Church ��� Holy  communion at 8 and   11  a.m.   Morning  better| prayer,   10.30.    Sunday   school   at  2.30.    Evensong, 7.30.   Rev. A. M.  Lloyd, vicar.  St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church  Service February 13 at 7:30 p.m  Sunday school at 2. p.m. Prayer  meeting Wednesday, at the manse,  7.30 p.m. All welcome. Rev. j. R.  Munro, pastor.  mm  J'&S&SsKP  m>  m  ���fiSMM  W0$mft'&  IW&&1  6��  curler and hockey admirer.  ., Fred . Fredericks and    Ab.    McQueen   wete  among  the    boosters  accompanying the  Phoenix  hockey*  team and ski jumpers   to   Rossland  Will the'party who'picked'up. trie  "pillow out of T.   Russell's  window,  marked^Dolly," kindly returnee  same at* once or action wiirbe taken  to recoVe'r'same.'  tyfyffi*$$*#$Z  >. ~^%P^?ref'former/, phoenixi**  ���& S\* -vtjttrir^ thefSlocan,. ���&'.  newed acquaintances,-with' his  'ofd  [friend  of 17 years' standing,   Bat  j Boone, Thursday.   "  Two houses on New. York   town  the public is willing and even anxious. .    to support hockey by .attendance at-Butterfly, Effie Larson  Priae Winners at Carnival  LADIES  Best sustained   character���Lady  of 1876, Mrs. J. A. Miller.   ,  Best   dressed���B.it,   Miss   Jean  Crawford.    .  Best -comic ��� Haslequin,    Miss  Fraser. ^ "  ,Best skater���Miss Harrigan.  GIRLS  Best sustained character; 13-15-  NOTICE  Notico is hereby given to the public  of Eholt that a Shubert piano, now in'  my possession will be sold to defray  storage expenses if not claimed within  30 days. Highest or any bid not heces-,  sarily accepted. *    *    , *'  D. Oxley,  Chairman Trustees Committea.  DaU>d at Eholt, February 2, 1910.  Application for a Transfer of j  Liquor License.  games, donations of time and labor,  discounts on goods purchased, and in  various other'ways. Consequently it  was assumed that "The Pioneer"  would be willing-to give the public  such, information as it deemed "news"  fiD iNf*** to hockey without the neces-  8i^.??M^-Mingthe:8Bace;^ithlfree  \tri   ',V/ h. '���; 'dr^MABXiNjfjft.- .  Secretary Phoenix,Hockey Club.  -;  ->.V-^-.,  |.i'*C-.'/:r  [The above letter does nofc'^xplaw?  why our representative was accorded  site for sale; one six-roomed hoZsel *? Pri'v��edg�� earlier in the season  on Brooklyn avenue-for sale An ELf? ^d f��r R^land-Phoenix  Ply G. W McA'uliffp '     ���      P���|.,l,at!*^ News space in "The Pioneer"  Py       W' McAu!,ffe- j is not for sale and never has, been  lliltlllli  mmmrn  i|��Mjss:jipi^i'  5ltpE^hc��526^  ffiSffii"  '#&���  *AYLpjR ;��& NELSON, PROPS/  m  sS.  |pj^*^s,|Tobacc6 and pigarettes  fecial line of the famoustowrtey^ Chocolates  jokers'Supplies. soft Drinks.  fi?hi Biniards.    Pool.    B<j^li  n or'  ^s;  ijSjS.-!Ti';',,:  ������&  Get "More Monev" f~~^~"^ ���J?"���'1  Mr.skrat, White Wea-Pl   K* :?��WOXes.  W  Marte^and other^Ik^*^^?**���*.  f i :pnm xoon pciks &,??"�� vSS' 'b yoarsoo,,on'  AKO PROFITABLE r1tl>rnf \^ZPF'^iS^lspAC^OKY  ������.m^^^'^^^^gsk:  rA.B.SHUBSR^Inc.ga^lvsmAys.'  A full line of writing tablets', envelopes and papetries, direct from  the mills of W. G. Gage & Go.  Now on sale at Almstrom's.  , The sudden change in temperature  from cold to warm the fore part of  the week was enough to induce one  to'believe that the season for extra  refreshments and fishing rods had  .arrived.  J. O. Juisrud begs to state that  he has opened the blacksmith shop  close to Miners' Union building  and is prepared to do all kinds of  blacksmith work, horseshoeing and  general repair work. Terms reasonable.    Your patronage solicited.  E. Engen   left  for  the   Rossland  carnival   on   Wednesday   morning  taking  along the  ski   contest  cup  [which has been in his possession for  the past year.    Having met with an  accident in a hockey game  he  will  be unable to take part'in the contest  this year.   .  D. Stafford, Mr. and Mrs J  McLaughlin, J. E. Thompson'and  C. D. Martin left for the Rossland  Carnival Thursday. Messrs. Mc  Laughlin and Thompson had in the  possession collateral to the amount  of $2,000 to put up on the Trail-  Phoenix hockey matches.  _R. Vick had the misfortune to  break his leg < Saturday evening  while promenading around his  home. A short time ago he had a  bope taken out of his leg and inserted in his arm. In all probability the operation weakened  him.  He has suffercd^everal fractures in  the past few years.  . The little  daughter of Mr.   and  Mrs. Louis Carlson died  on   Satur  day last at 8 p. m., aged 13 months.  Interment took  place  Wednesday.  Among    the    many    friends  a-quaintanc.es   who    attended  ���purchased for a consideration of cash  or passes. "The Pioneer" pays'.for  hockey write-ups on a basis of time  and a half to^its representative. Supporters of the game expect managerial  courtesy to be extended the press. It  is. an unwritten law as old as that of  the Medes and Persians, This discussion is now closed. We leave the  matter to the public���Ed. J  ioWalker's Copper Letter  The  strong demand   for copper  continues unabated  and   the prices  paid   for  immediate  deliveries   are  understood    to     have '   fluctuated  wildly.    For April and May delivery   BeSt sustaioed cI  lake  is  2Sy3   to   25#   cents   and J��hn Bu"' Forsh  electrolytic is 25# to 253^ cents a|  pound. It is reported that as high  as 30 cents was paid last week for a  snSall lot of copper for immediate  delivery. Electrolytic is selling at  ;��121    per ;iong   ton- in    London,  Indian,    Arthur  which is equivalent to 25^ cents  pound at  the  present  rate  of exchange.    Supplies  of spot   copper  have been exhausted for some  time  Best comic ��� Margonc   McCam-  mon.        '   -<���" '  Best sustained, 10-13 ��� Anna  Wilson, 1; Muriel Miller, 2. No  comic characters in this class.  Best    sustained,     6.10��� Vera  WW        * '.'-, *��� j "l**- kit tf-     *���   ���> a.  Kempston; :^   ,,->-,  Best comic���Lizzie Hagberg.'  Best sustained character^ tinder 6  ^-G.'ad^Owen.     ���  GENTLEMEN  Best sustained   character���South  Sea.Islander, Jas. Leslie  Best  dressed  Walters. w .  Best comic���Old Black Joe, Fred  Hall.  Best  skater���"Happy"  Murray.  BOYS  Best sustained character, 13.15   Charlie Chaplin, Edward Wilson.  Best comic���Darkie; John Owens  Best  sustained    character���Gold  Dust Twins. Joe  Strutzel,   Donald Uerce  points" out"!  Matheson.  Best comic���Bobbie  Dominick Mussatto.  Best sustained character, under 6���  aw, Ruken.  LADIES'.RACES  Miss Jean Crawford.  MEN'S RACES  Arthur Watson.  GIRLS' RACE  Girls 13-15, -Kathleen Carson; 10  13, Vernie Gustafson: 6-10, Victoria I view"  Dean.  BOYS' RACES  Ten to fifteen  years,  John   Mus-  To the Board "of Licence 'Commie^  sipners, Phoenix, B. O::    "  TAKE NOTICE that I intend to  apply to the Board of License Coni^  missionerir for -the City -of Phoenix-'  B.C., at their next-sitting,- for a trans-  feiw,P,f the. Liquor License for the  Queen's Hotel in the name of Tom F.  Oxley .and'-JV'B. Boone.  ���I'M <<t-^L"  '     f       ��"*  -   v. To��c IVOjcMB-r.  Dated atT��hoonix,4B.C. thlir 21st day  ot-January, I016>' *- - '   ���'���  That Copper Ruling  Matheson,  past and none of the large producers! satto; 6-10,   Danny  Dean,   Doolev  are  now  able  to  quote   prices  onlDean'  anything  earlier  than   March    de-l RACES FOR  COUPLES  ^^l6^    Exports so far in January  have been at the rate of about  50,-  000��000  pounds   for    the    month',  whjje if^ ships had been available  to  carry the tonnage, the outgo  probably ;would have been at   least 50%  gr^*er��     According     to     custom  house   returns   December   exports  aggregated  42,426  tons,    a    total  which has been exceeded only once,  in March 1913, when the outgo was  only; two tons g-reater.    Reduced to  pounds, December exports amounted to ^95,024,240, or about  60%  of  of this  country's  total   producHon  and imports for that month.  *...\.t        '*��� '  A prospective  father-in-law  who  First hsat���Kathleen Carson and  Bert Mussatto; second heat,  "Happy" Murray and Miss Fraser,'  final, Kathleen Carson and Bert  Mussatto..  Judges���E.   E.   Barnes,   N.    E.  Nelson, John McLaughlin and Judee  ���mar ������'������ tt*<- ���''���,'*' ��        f  an. 1  News  despatches^ recently   have  credited   the    British"    government  with'making a rule that the price of  copper must not  exceed  ��100  peV  ton���equal to  about  21   cents  per  pound.    NatJrally there have  been  adverse comments on what - appears  an arbitrary measure to fix the price  of  a   commodity   which    England  must obtain abroad  and  chiefly  in  the United States.  As the Canadian Journal of Corn-  such  a    ruling  might    prevent'  British     munition  manufacturers from obtaining  copper. m "In   that   case    the   British  factories" will   have  to   close,    and  the orders for  munitions   will  have  to be sent to the United States   and  Canada,   where  manufacturers   are  free  to  buy   their  copper  in   such  quantities and at such prices as   the  market conditions may allow.    Such  a result would   not  meet  the  pur^  poses which the government had  in  They    desired     to     guard  against  the  excessive  price of an  article absolutely   necessary  in   the  production    of    munitions.     Th^y  f may have to come to the conclusion  that it is better to have copper at a  high price than not to have it at all:i"  The   wording   of the   ruling    is,  however, worthy  of consideration.  It states that no   order  should    be  placed at prices exceeding ^"100 per  ton   "without  first  consulting   the  director, of materials."    The  news  despatches have omitted  these sitr-  nificent words.  funeral were members of'Fje||top���n  Mge, the sisters lodge of u,e  Scandanavian Aid   and   Fellowship  and has  always   travelled   the   straight  t'lejand narrow path without a  slip  6r  wandering is about as probable as a  chicken with teeth would be.     Don't  Jet him bluff you.  jfH'ftv;  v i  Y/Rtt*���  ikvW*/ *  i  (|a||  1$>S��  mi  7'1&&  mi  l#l  %!  1/  1 p.  \  if ���> ^  m  Wb'mw'  iJS.V-1  w  f'fismt^wmsmsKiiifmias  ^.^..jj^rVy-W "tSfct t  ���������.���''"' '���'    '��� ���.''������'-;:  ;'' '������''''''������.'. >'���''. lij-VS','  ��� '  ' {���  ���*.4fll3Ci>wr'*��WlVisiA  *^flas^^��fiw^  ���ickhi!- "*i��AiKi.h-. jW^i^t***-^^���' >~-  ��� l-'^Vf^j

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