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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Feb 15, 1913

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Array ^K'^'itSireW^t^'*^"^* ,V'  If:  SKm  I  The largest copper mines in  the Dominion aha, situated  ;ut "Phoenix.   ^ The Granby  ���' Co. employs ,500;nien, "and  ���has a monthly pay ix>ll of  over $50,000^ while the Haw-.  ' hide pay rbll-is ifrftOOU,    " ���  {  FOURTEENTH, YEAR  STROM OPTIMISM OF  GRANBY'S PRESIDENT  President Seemingly Not Cori-  cerned over Decline in Stock-  ' Profits for 1912,; $796,054.  Granby stock has declined since  tlie bond issue plan was announced,  nowithstanding the dividend- declaration or $1.50 a share. The  weakness of the stock, however, is  in keeping with the depressed condition of copper shares in general.  President   Nichols/says:       "We  can put ourselves into a strong po.si-  tion   at   once by    the   use of. the  proposed    issue    of    bonds,      thus  having  at;*all times   resources   <it  hand with'Which to continue a policy of expansion so far as conservative    judgment    may   dictate   and  resume   payment   of dividends   immediately���all without  encroaching  upon our working capital,  which for  that the ' home ^buhch had gone  down to defeat"byAn'e. score of 9-4.  ���Various reasons' are advanced to  account for the result, many of them  being, .'of* "a highlyifanciful nature  and 'utterly absurd;' The truth of  the matter,' however, is distinctly  traceable solely :to an overplus of  confidence, 'and, while the,episode  is a matter for regret, the incident  will serve an excellent warning  when a similar situation confronts  our local puck chasers.  Devoted to the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  PHOENIX, B.C, SATURDAY,  FEBRUARY 15,  1913  PHOENIX WELCOMES THE  B. C. HOCKEY CHAMPIONS  700 Spectators Witness Legitimate Exposition of Canada's Winter  Game���Visitors Suffer from Over-Exertion���Entertained  at Supper in Queen's Hotel.  Local Ski-jumping News  Among the events  left over from  the recent  ski-jumping  tournament  was one reserved for the youngsters,  and on Sunday, the latter with their  juvenile  supporters   assembled   on  a specially-prepared course near the  C.P.R. depot to decide the honors.  The   platform' was   of course considerably  lower than   the one used  by the  seniors,   but in   the light of  what   actually   happened,   it   might  with safety   have been  made a cou  both pi operties should   not~ be   less j p|e of feet higher,  than the issue of bonds   now   pro  perked  -Every since Granby   was orga'niz-  . - ed   the   management's v policy   has  been one of expansion.    The  company   has   examined   a   very   great  many    properties,    has - purchased  additional   mining   claims    in    the  Phoenix   district,   acquired   an   immense   undeveloped    water   power  in the State of Washington  and   a  large interest  in   the   Crow's   Nest*  Pass Coal   &   Coke , company;   and  more   recently   it    has   bought   the  Hidden creek property,   which it   is  now   developing   and   for   which   it  has ordered practically all the equipment   to   erect   a * 2,000-ton   daily  capacity  smelter**;-y The company  - Jl** under ^pjtion, otKer-property and  it "will 'continue ithe .policy ^ot the  The first prize, donated by N. J.  Carson, was won by Oscar Vick,  a diminutive jumper of 11 years,of  age, who came down the slope at  great speed and accomplished the  surprising jump of 54ft. John  Rosene (15 years of age) was a  close second with 51 feet to his  credit, both of them landing with  astonishing ease.  After the above events had been  decided, the seniors made tracks for  their old course on Pike's peak,  which was in the finest of shape  foi big jumping. E. Engen exceeded the 95 feet mark and Paul Ny-  sater" came nearest to him with  a leap of 85 feet. Among the others  who creditably acquitted themselves,  were" H.- -Hansons/Ed. "NySater/G^  Carlson, K. Bakke  and   P. Rostad.  According to schedule the Fernie  hockey team, one of the crack organizations of the interior, appeared on the local ice sheet on  Tuesday and entered into a friendly  game with the local experts. There  was a crowded attendance of tbe  public who displayed the keenest interest in . the game and openly expressed their satisfaction at the opportunity afforded of guaging the  true merits of their favorites when  in operation with other than their  usual opponents of the Boundary  league. While by no means a fast  game, it easily counts among the  cleanest seen in the Boundary,  while the combination team work  as well as the play of the individual  repeatedly excited the approbation  of a critical though friendly audience. Fernie appeared to be suffering from over exertion, a condition  not to. be wondered at when it is  remembered that they have recently  engaged in the events at tbe Rossland Carnival and the night previously took part iu a game with  Grand Forks. Immediately following the game the visitors were entertained at supper in the Queen's  hotel by the local management, and  expressed their thanks for the  courtesies extended to them during  their short stay in the'"city.  The puck  was   faced   off  at'8.50  Mitchell turned nicely, a later one  grazing the goal post. PJay immediately shifted to the other end  where Bassett tried another long  shot  Phoenix Defeats Grand Forks  ^Between 150 and 160 supporters  of the Phoenix septette boarded the  C.P.R. special on Friday and helped  to swell the hundreds who crowded  the Grand Forks rink on the occasion of the big' match between  the puck chasers of that town and  this burg. The Forks line-up was  reinforced by a couple of star performers,' Messrs. Rochon of Port  Arthur and Ross of Swift Current,  both of whom were prominent in  the games   of the recent Rossland  which   met   the  same   fate'as  that of other similar essays by otherl carniva'-    Although the proceeding  was   distinctly  a   contravention   of  the    league   by-laws,   the   Phoenix  players,   this  was  closely followed  by a   pass   to   Neil   who    promptly  seized   the- opportunity  and scored  for  his  team.      Warm  work  was  then seen for  some little  time and  on a neat pass from Thrasher or|ence as far as l"e home bunch were  Dunlop to McQuinn, the Fernie | concerned  score was increased to two. Davidson and Sayers now took' an unusually active part and after some  active work together the former  took the last pass and planted the  rubber in the Crow net. This  brought the total score up to 3-2 in  Mitchell aroused the enthusiasm of  the Phoenix contingent. Four minutes from the call of time found the  visitors buzzing around the Grand  Forks net, the result of some fine  passing being a very successful shot  by Moore which virtually ended one  of the most scientifically-contested  games pulled off in the province this  season. Score: Phoenix, 3, Grand "  Forks, 1:  Fraternal Society Hockey Game  A goodly crowd assembled at the  rink on Saturday night to witness  the titanic contest between the  members   of the local  Scandinavian  Moore, who was in splendid form,  recorded the "first goal for the  home colors after ten minutes' of  the fastest kind of hockey, although  to Ross belongs the honor of scoring the first of the game, a proceeding in which he was assisted by  favor of  Phoenix.      The Vest of thel Lvnne and McGregor who knocked  management refrained from protest,   brotherhood   and    the   brethren   of  and as matters turned out,  the sub-  the  Phoenix   lodge  of Knights   o  stitution made no appreciable differ-   Pythias.     The  men from  the north  looked spic   and span   in   their new  hockey togs, while the K.P.'s made  period was marked by some long  passing and sensational runs by  Neil, Davidson and Bassett of the  home team, and a couple by Dunlop "and Wallace of the visiting  bunch. Ten minutes play saw  Davidson in possession of the puck  and making tracks for the Crow's  nest, but a severe body check by  trie     visitors'    point    floored    him  Mitchell off his pins. No more  scoring marked the first period and  the sound of the gong found either  side as fresh as paint with one  scalp apiece.  The second period was even more  closely contested than the former,  both sides indulging in the most  systematic combination and   stick-  a good appearance in borrowed  plumes, and showed up in the  colors   of the   senior hockey team*:���~  The proceedings caused endless  amusement for the spectators and  the players were subjected to a running fire of pointed chaff and humorous banter. Herb. Neil was the  referee and Dune. McDonald of  Greenwood was judge of play.  Severe penalties were meted out to  those guilty of any infraction of the  rules and throughout the game the  two were busy escorting delinquents  to" the barrier. The knights appeared to be the chief ornaments on  the fence, and the absence of brakes  tr&ft^flditractipaiAin^i.  and within-three   minutes   the nets I tat sjtuatibri w  of both  contestants were   in receipt I'Ne^P^��^^^^-^'*^^  To( lively visits,~Mitfctaeil-;  being-called   onto  work.    The pace also increased and I on   the skates of the Scandinavians  on the   ice, a.   swift   shot by Basset 1 not a single.goal was   registered by 1 left  them   the  job   of ornamenting   ~  fallowed,   but   the   timely action of jeitner side>  although  the vicinity of Ithe  ice.    The^air   was   filled   with"  Caddon -_saved   the situationv   Thel each netr was   the scene of exciting \ flying   hockey    sticks.' ^-Ther re^u\t;  "r��om4'qu^arters.,^ X$ ���        lK -^  &\  management  to  exp^a f<rrthe<-a��f. Q&ng^nictf-s-s^^ aqpictive trusts;  the .puck,,^however.  L v tao 'team^ on *<����  '&^P^&&?��*<*S  I��a^$iii_3*Sg-j&_tfi^^ the crack Greenwood player,  jump was 4rraaeV<by ^locafrwOT^^L^e^. .^sonrewba* ^longer   s^j*the^ome^cw^s^et^e^sssi- monii3his*     Dav'dson a,i�� attracted I who took Paddy Chine's place, was  who   hurtled   through the   airland  around   the  co���;ers,   quarters, aml]bje chance ^ fZfJILVv J*���!!  very much resembled the  sails of a ^ some ��oe ^siog��nd M^ul\ H^^m^^^^^^mMP^^' ^^^^r/^^Sl *J^T 5^^  advantageous opportunities   present  themselves. '  During the last six months of  of 1912 Granny's operations at  Grand Forks and Phoenix yielded a  profit of $79fe;054. "\ Thuria .Kquiva-J the snow like   a pigeon   full ofshot. / t<^.s* nct* "when   Caddon"'was   a^ain / corded bj"^  "eot to   earning:!,   of $10.60  asbarej ��� * /compelled   to   give   another   of  his/cessful shot   by'^oqre: whrcli Gad-  Boundary Ore Tonnages | neat demonstrations on how to keep j don tossed behind   the net.     Moore  annually on its stock. The, company closed the year with a balance  of cash and copper on hand amounting lo $1,095,575.  The Granby stockholders who  desire to make a ,good investment  will be presented an excellent opportunity in the Granby bonds soon to  be ���issued..;;...: There in no doubt that  Granby will be worth mors than  $100 within a year or two and that  the bonds will then command a considerable premium.  Following are the  returns  of the|the   ruober out.       His   ability  was / took possession again   and attempt-  output   of  the   Granby   mines   ancij taxed to the uttermost   in  repelling Jed to shuffle it in from the side,  but  That Phoenix-Greenwood Match  With a couple of substitutes in  the persons of S tana way and Taylor,  the senior league team journeyed  to Greenwood on Monday for the  purpose of pulling off another of  the scheduled Boundary league  games. The outcome was looked  upon as a cinch, a foregone conclusion, but when the actual state  of affairs came over the wires the  great majority absolutely and flatly  refused  to   entertain    the   thought  smelter for the week ending Feb.  9th, and the B.C. Copper company  for the week ending Feb. 2nd, and  year to date:  Granby 24,546    163,201  Mother Lode......  5,520      42,260  Rawhide .........  5,091      29;25j2  Napoleon, .n. ......      595     ; 4,623  Queen Victoria....      295        3,324  Others...........      ... 621  SMELTER TONNAGES  Granby . . . . ......24,270    136,513  B.C. Copper Co... 11,795     11,795  B. C. Copper Treatment  The B. C. Columbia company's  smelter treated 11,795 tons of ore  this week, as follows: Mother Lode,  5,854; Rawtyide, 5,109; NapoleojQ.,  463; Queen Victoria, 369; others,. . .  Mrs. P.J. Tennetti, who is now lo  caled at Auyox, is paying a few days'  visit to the camp. She reports .splen-  fkl weather iu the north, although the  Huowfall has been unusually heavy.  NYAL'S CHERRY COUGH CURE  What's the use expednienting^with medicines!' Why be  persuaded to try something just because, it is new, when you can  get a medicine that has stood the test of use for years, aud which  has never disapRointed?.  We know what Nyal's Cherry Oough Cure Is.  Nothing else will so readily relieve a tight,  dry, hacking cough.  Contains Wild Cherry, BlooclrooL and other valuable sedatives and expectorants.  So stop that cough or cold before it leads to serious .illness.  Stop it with experimenting.       PRICE 60c.  SUCCESSORS TO JOHN LOVE  T. S. Quance, Manager  the dangerous shots of McKelvey.  Neil and Moore. The rubber remained on the Fernie end for about  three minutes, when a break by  Wallace relieved the tension; the  latter was however threatened by  Davidson and consequently was  obliged to shoot an ineffective shot  at rather ' long range. Again some  splendid hockey was witnessed on  centre ice, both sides being seemingly unable to keep possession for  any appreciable length of time.  The close tangle was eventually  straightened out by Moore, who  was* closely watched by Milne and  Wallace, and who transported:the  puck straight across where it was  collared by the watchful Neil, from  whom it was in turn taken by Wallace. Straight through all,opposition the latter sped with it and tried  an ' ineffectual shot at the Orange  and Black net. This was followed  by a lively fusilade at the home defence, but Mitchell rose to the occasion and after executing some  wonderful stunts, the puck fell into  the hands of Basset and Neil, who,  acting in combination took it at a  great clip to the other end. Its  stay at the Fernie end was remark-  ble short, and again the spectators  were treated to another fine exhibition of hockey dombination and  elaborate checking in \the centre of  the arena. Fourteen minutos play  saw neither side able to score, but  in a close scrimmage on the visitors'  ice, just on fifteen minutes, Neil  secured possesion, passed to Moore  and the first goal of the game was  registered. A minute or two later  the Crow boys equalized.  Fernie reopened the ball by a  swift descent on the home net and  let   loose  a  couple   of shots which  in the end it fell into the possesion  of Davidson who again-passed to j  Moore and a goal resulted immediately before the sound of the gong.  The final part of the game started  with a visit by Phoenix to the  Fernie ice where the net was subjected to a severe battering. From  now. on the strain began to tell on  the Crow boys, and Bassett, Neil,  Davidson and Moore were constantly engaged in forcing matters, when  Thrasher the swift left wing of the  visiting bunch grabbed the puck,  and almosttook it the length of the  ice, but was unable to pass Neil  and Davidson, the former of whom  slipped the puck to Basset who sent  it straight tor the net and scored  the sixth goal for the home team.  Wallace a little later exhibited his  fine points on stickwork and required some close watching, a goal  going to his credit after ten minutes  of play. T, Thrasher afterwards sent  in a iorig -swift one that found the  centre of Mitchell's waistcoat and  immediately afterwards a similar  shot fired the other way smote the  panting' bosom of Caddon. Herb  Neil now attempted to pack the  Crow coverpoint on his back and  was ordered to the fence for a season, but at the expiration of his  sentence arid finding the rubber conveniently, awaiting him at the door  of the timekeepers' boxj he at once  took possession and a second later  passed to Sayers who returned it  immediately and in time for Herb  to record the seventh goal for the  locals. Less than a minute from  time Bassett sent the home score  up another notch, making the final  score 8-3 in favor of the home club.  The city band, under the direction  of Geo. Cain, rendered selections.  DID YOU EVER NOTICE how  much better you feel, how much  more confidence you have in yourself when you're well dressed ?  Great Boosters, Our Good Clothes Are!  Our  Garments  of Quality  are   particularly   good- this  season in  NEW CANADIAN IDEAS IN  MAKE-UP  The Woollens are extra fine and extra handsome.  See the new Canadian ideas in cut, very smart indeed,  and remember the new things always sell first.  As usual the making (the backbone of all good  clothes) is 18k.���Sterling���A No. 1.  OUR $35 SUITS AND $25 OVERCOATS  Our $30 Suits and our $25 Overcoats are the best  value in clothes for the money that ever man put on.  A LOOK WILL PROVE OUR WORDS! i|w /.-  n*ii j  svm\  rSsffiAi.  H?"*!*,  TEE.  PIONEER,   PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  -Eruerc  " Hall  King EdwardLodge  ' No. 36, A.F. and A.M.  Regular communication at 8  p.m.. Second Thursday of  -* Keach month,; '   -  nt meetings as called; Masonic   " "W -  McHale Block.  Palmer J. Cook,  Jas. E. Carter,- W.M.  Secy,,  L O. O. F.  Snowshoe Lodse  -   No/48  > Meets every Monday , Evening at  Miners' Hall. Visiting brethren cordially invited.  Walter Ross, Noble Grand.  ���   Dan Paterson, Fin. Secy.  Sam McLeod, Rec. Secy.    ',  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  Meets In  the  Miners1   Union   Lodge  Hall First and Third Wednesdays.  Mrs. Kossie Bush, Noble Grand.  Mrs. Kfflo Marshall, Secretary.  SYNOPSIS OF ���OAL  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-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not  more than 2,660 acres will be leased to  one applicant,  PROVINCIAL  PARLIAMENT  Bill for the Review of Assessment and Taxation���-Bond Guarantee  to Canadian Northern���Probable Conference in the Summer  with President Wilson and Sir Richard McBride on the  Project for Linking: Alaska with Ithmus of-.  Panama by Direct Railroad.   -  Press Gallery, Victoria, Feb.   13.  ���Although the past week in parlia-  Applicatipnforaleasemu8tbemade|merlt has been one of short s;tt;ngs  by the applicant in person to the  Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in  which the rights applied for are situated. ' i  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in  urisur-  FRATERNAL ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158.  Meets in Union Hall, Friday Evenings.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  Qcitman Work, W. P.  ''-��� T:; B. Cosorovk, W.'Secy.  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28  Phoenix,  B.O.  Meets Tuesday Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially wel  corned.      - -  J. E. Carter, K. of R; S.  Gordon Thompson. C. C.  veyed territory the' tract applied for  shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for are not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable  output of the mine at the rate of five  cents per ton. ,  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thoreon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, such returns should be furnished at least once  a year.-, ,.  j ��� 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 Lands.  - W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized   publication  of  this advertisement will not be paid for.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodjfe No. 17  McotR.ii) Pythian Hall, Lower Town  Fit-stand Third Thursday*.  Mrs. May Alinstrom .Aire. A. V. MoKeime  M.E.C. M.R.C.  , Electric Restorer for Men  PhoSDhonol restore* every nerve in the body  I 2J22E2-���-itp itf proper tension; rtstores  vim and vitality. 'Prematura decay and all aexuaj  , vffeaknesa everted'** en.ee. naapaamoa r-*"  I make yon a new man.  Price J8 a box. ortwo  U.   Mailed to any addresf. ts^tatmBt**  SoM it. Caftbartnea, Ont.  and uneventful   routine  to  a  large  extent, it may  be  looked  upon,   if  the signs read true, as a  calm 'before   a   veritable   storm   of work.  Indeed   tne   greater   part ��� ofT   the  sessional grists of bills  will   in   all  probability   be    before   the   House  before  another  week closes,   these  even   including   the   estimates    of  revenue   and   expenditure   for   the  ��year at  hand,   which   usually,  is  a  prelude to prorogation. The motion  for supply has -already  been   made  and it is  expected   that   Hon.   Mr.  Bowser,   in   the   absence   through  serious illness of Hon. Mr.   Ellison,  will   bring   down   the   Budget   on  Thursday   afternoon.     In   addition  there will be brought down   on   the  Water Act and   school   act   amendment bills, the   extra important   bill  for revision of the assessment and  taxation plan, a bill to simpilify and  correct the municipal   elections   act  and prevent recurrence of the' complications lately   witnessed in    this  Capital city, the bill to  enlarge   the  university lands   at   Point Grey   by  eighty five additional acres, bills   to  amend   in    detail    particulars . the  forests-   and    the   game   acts,    and  measures necessary   to  provide (or  the guarantee by the government!of  (Special to Phoenix Pioneer)  Panama    Railway,     as    this    will  probably    be   called, ��� will    consist  largely of a linking ^up  of existing  north and   south   lines,   and   would  commend   itself   especially   to,  the  western people of Canada  and  the  republic immediately  to the  south.  The new week wijl also in   all   probability   witness    the   appointment  of a coal   commission   by   the   provincial   government,  'the   activities  to  this   body   being  confined   and  restricted to inquiry.into the" moving  causes of  the   present   coast   fuel  shortage   and   high   prices.      The  coal   question    indirectly   furnished  a pretty  demonstration   of politics  as the  game   is   played,   which   to  parliamentarians    constituted      the  interest-focussing    feature    of    the  week just ended.  The moves were in the   hands   of  the Socialist leader,   Mr.   Williams,  and the Premier, the latter  displaying that genius for politics that   has  so often stood him   in   good   stead,  and Mr.   Williams   being  considerably richer in   experience   although  discomfitted.      He had introduced a  motion for a commission' of inquiry  into the Cumberland strike   matter,  although his experience as a parlia  CREAM  Baking Powder  Pare��� Wholesome���Reliable���  Indispensable  Its fame is world-wide. Its superiority  unquestioned. Its use is a protection  against alum food. In buying baking  powder examine the label carefully  and be sure the powder is made from  cream of tartar. Other kinds do not  make the food healthful.  mentarian must have told him -that  such a resolution could not be  accepted by the Speaker, since it  distinctly violates the parliamentary  tp?j����  DO  YOU WANT TO  MAKE MORE MONEY  -L I-'$-���*���'   Psr-P   ..-., .  :      ��    t^-f   V     "*        *    J',���>��� -*. I"    -  IN placing your Newspaper Advertising,  place the greatest value on the paper with* the  greatest influence on its readers.  Ill  Use the medium that is watched for every  week by the people of your community.    -  Spend the money with the paper that is  read with interest. It reaches the people and  you know that you're getting into the homes of  the people yoif want to reach:  Canadian Northern Pacific bonjds j rule that any motion involving  in respect . to the Victoria-Union J expenditure of public moneys may  Bay branch and terminals apd only originate with the government  approaches to the three cities of or by its consent.  Victoria, Vancouver and Newj The tactics of Mr. Williams  Westminister, and also to so amend  seemed to be to presYs the resolution  Quality  has not yet become popular, but  the day is not far distant when this will be one  of the main features of Newspaper Advertising.  In the meantime business men, who have faith '  in quality, are reaping huge returns.  Remember first, last; and always, that circulation  counts;  that  quality of service gives  quality in returns.    The high priced medium-  pays.    Like the high priced servant, yoii will  ���find money well expended. ' -   ���     ~  You  can   make   more  money  by   selling  more goods;  you can sell more goods by ad-~  vertising in The Phoenix Pioneer, whose con- .  stituency is the Boundary district.  The way to test the truth of this statement  is" to send us the copy for your ad. right away.  The experience would not be an expensive one,  and satisfactory results are assured.  We use the most modern type and machinery money can buy, combined with thorough  workmanship���a combination which enables us  to do the best work at a moderate cost.  The PHOENIX PIONEER  j the   charter   rights   of  the   Pacific  Great , Eastern   as   to    permit    of  certain variations of this   short   line  between Vancouverand Fort George.  The-aid to   the Canadian   Northern  Pactfic is understood  to  be. at',the  same character, in bond  guarantee,  thaUthe company now enjoys under  agreement with the province,   while"  as to Pacific Great Northern   extension  into  and  through   the   Peace  river district,   this   will .stand  over  until 1914, if the company  is   then  in a position to proceed.  Incidentally it may be   mentioned  that President Wilson of the United  States-is  expected   to   visit  Alaska  during   the   approaching   summer,  and it is highiy probable that some  time during his.stay in   the   Northwest he will  confer  with  the   Provincial Prime Minister, Sir  Richard  McBride, as to the projected linking  of- Alaska,    British   Columbia   and  the Isthmus by a  north   and   south  Pacific   Slope   railway   which   will  when it eventuates, be  the  longest  direct line in the world  and   one   of  the   most  remarkable   of   international transportation   undertakings.  The   Alaska,    British Columbia &  $2.00 per year, iir Advance: $2.50 per year, United States  ������ps��a��n:  HLJLJJU^'^i^ifTrgMLJJ ��J   "ni'WW'IJ'1"'  and have it of course rejected, then  call for a  record  of ' names and fail  in this, asrby  the  rules, there*must  be   three  rhembets join   in  such  a  call���and   the .Opposition- numbers  but  twoVw"lt- will, be, remembered  that Mr. Williams, only, a few! days  ago sought to have this rule amend-  ed and  refused a. ^compromise prqr  posalby-the  premier that the government Awould   lend*   hinv aid   in  getting desired records of divisions.  His commission proposal was necessarily  thrown oiit by Mr.* Speaker  and Mr.Y.Willtams  appealed   to the  House,\which sustained the Speaker's, ruling.     The  8bcialist  leader  thereupon leaned back in his chair  and    called    for   "names,"    being  joined in. the  cry  by  his colleague  from Nanaimo.    To their "unbounded  surprise  the premier added the  necessary    third   call;    and   names  were; accordingly   entered   on    the  first- division   of   the   session,   although Mr.   Williams  seemed   distinctly disappointed.    It would have  been much more effective campaign  material   if he   could   have told his  people  how  he  had  been   refused  record.  iliiiili  ��li��'iil  Jti' ;..;��� .��.;.r,- m ' b ���'...��'-' sTsssssa ������'' ������-."���  lllflltiailaf:  60UDRON  SaMJKStlUJBO  9^n$��.<rfTar j  Menace to B. C. Forests  Last October the forestry   branch  of the  department   of  the' interior  called a meeting of the   fire-rangers  of the   Revelstoke district   of   the  railway belt to discuss more efficient  forest   fire  protection.       This   conference decided  that   there   can   be  no certain hope of conserving forest  resources till  the slash,   left  after-  logging operations, is  disposed  of.  The experience of rangers shows  that once ar fire  gets   a   start   in  slash an army of men   cannot chelk  it.    A   fire  at  Golden   B.   C.,  last  June quoted as  an  example.,   This  fire started in slash   where   logging  operations we're "being   carried   on  Fanned by a  strong   wind,   it   ob  tained such headway   that  a   large  force   of   men'' employed     by   the  lumber company,   who   were   right  on the ground, had to. flee for   their  lives. * This fire raged"up andj&own  the Columbia - river  for   miles,   destroying many million feet of timber,  and burning-dp logging camps  and  a logging railway.'     A   large   force  of fire  fighters   proved   helpless   to  stop its ravages. ,.   -  The conference asserted that this  slash ��� problem is ~ becoming more  insistent and dangerous every year,  as the quantity of slash is increased  by lumbering operations. Much  satisfaction was expressed by the  conference at a statement made by  the forest inspector, acting as chairman of the meeting, that the forestry  branch was to institute experiments  as soon as possible to determine  the" "safest and most economical  method'-of disposing of logging  slash.  PPER  The Now Edition of tho  COPPER HANDBOOK  iust published, is Volume X, for tho years 1M0-  1911, and required nearly eighteen months in  preparation.   '  IT HAS 1902 PAGES  containing nearly one and a half million words,  or about twice as much mattor as the Bible.  There are 25 chapters, and the book covers tbe  Copper Industry of World  The book covers Copper History, Geology.  Geography, Chemistry, Alinernlogy, Mining  Milling, Leaching', Smelting:, Refining, Brand*,  Grades, Impurities, Alloys, Uses, Subfltitutcv  Terminology, Deposits by Districts, States,  Countries and Continents; Mines'in Detail,  Statistics of Production, Consumption, Impoits  Exports, Finances, Dividends, etc.  ���yai.JX> of _the Copper Handbook lists ami  describes        f "*      -   �����*   -       -., -,  WOOD  First-class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $5.50 per cord  Pine Wood,  $5.00 per cord.  Fir and Tamarae, double cut,  per cord, $7.00. >- =  8,130 Mines \ Companies  these descriptions ranging from 2 to 3 lines, in  the case of a dead company, in whioh case  reference is made to a preceding odition gh Iiik  a fuller description, up to 21 pages in tho oaso  of the Anaconda, which produces one-eighth of  the copper supply of tho world. The chapter  giving mine descriptions, w hioh lists tlio largest  number of mines and companies ever given in  any woik of reference on mines or mining investments, has been  Fully Revised.  The new edition of the Copper Handbook is a  dor.en books in one, covering all phases of tho  copper industry of tho entire world. It is used  as the  World's Standard Reference Book on Copper  by Uio managers of tho-miucs that make ninety-  odd por cent, of tho world's output of copper,  and is used in every oivilizcd country ol th��  globe. It Is filled with FACT* vital 1m-  pprtAnce to  THE INVfesTOR_   ,,,  THK SPECULATOn  THE MINER  -  THE CONSUMER  "  -* THK METALLURGIST  WRITE NOW to the editor and publisher.  HORACE J STEVENS  (WTKMPLE  BUILDING-, HOUGHTON  ; .  .       MICH., U.S.A.  WOOD   DELIVERED  NOTICE.' "'.-.'���'  O.N   SHORT  >Phone B32  Mathieu's Syrup of Tar & Cod, Liver Oil  is a great Tonic and not only, stops a cough  but enables 'the system to throw it off.  There should be a bottle ot it in every home.  Large size bottle 35c.   Sold everywhere.  J. In MATHIiJU CO., Prop.,       -      SHERBU0OKE  Gust Johnson  WESTERN  AGENT'S  FERGUSON BROS.  123 Bannatyne Ave.,  WINNIPEG  REM STEAM LAUNDRY  Don't worry about your washing,  just send your clothea to the  Laundry. We will wash, starch,  and iron them, and return theni  ready for use.  IV  LADIES'  AND   GENTS'   SUITS  CLEANED AND PRESSED.  A Trial Solicited.  foi-oes that Fi;U  We make a specialty of Miners'  Shoes; good^fit, nice shaper and  -nothing/but������'the' best of stock used  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  HICK PALORCIA,  Knob Hill Ave.        Phoenix, B.O.  B. ^ __      _ .     . _ WINDSOR SUPPLY CO.,  Phone 50.  DomfnBo^ Ave. {windoor. om.      cr,u,��iAgonize  Is IntereiMd and should know  zbout the wonderful  MARVH. Whirling Spray  Tho now Vsghtal Syringe.   B��t  '   -Most coimnlent.   It cleanse*  iiutantty.      Atk your  I driurglst *"��'t    n  If ke cannot supply tho  MA.RVnLacc.6t no other,  but send sump for Illustrated  book���sealed. It jfi��e�� full particulars and directions invaluable to ladles.  ���HnMnnaaensnannsMaMatta   �� ���!  ni.ilWl.   lJuijMRiRsanrjsnuiiiHUVdCBwaasHKisiori ^���tiW^^V&rl&f'^W'K^'V'  o^^iJ^a  ���\��  THE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  Stomach Weak?  Blood Bad?  Liver Lazy?  ervoiis ?  1A/HY go along  day  after  day  suffering when aid  is at hand so convenient and  ' at so little cost  k    ��� _ f  -Dr. Pierce's Golden  S  Medical Discove:  *y  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  at Phoenix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.50 to United States.  G. Kay, Publisher.  Canadian  sailors  in. two  years  both navies has 1 een 496.  in  aids digestion and purifies the blood. As a consequence both  the stomach and liver return to their normal and healthy condition.  Nervousness and biliousness soon disappear. The entire system  takes on new life.  ' For over forty years this famous old medicine'  has "madegood"���and nevermore so than today,'  enjoying a greater sale all over the world than  any other doctor's prescription.  For sale at all druggists In liquid or tablet form, or  you can send fifty le stamps for trial box. Address  ��� DR. R. y^ PIERCE, BUFFALO, N. Y.__  ADVERTISING SCALE  Application for Liquor Xiconce (30 days) ..?5.U0  Certificate of Improvement notico (C0clayH,$7.S0  Application to Purchase Land notices (tiO day*.)   $7.50  Delinquent Co-owner notices (00 days) $10.00  Small Water Notices (30 days) '... $7.50  AHotbor legal-advertising, 12 cents a lino,  single column, for tho first insertion; und 8  ���cents u line for each subsequent insortion, nonpareil measurement.  The  Queen's Hotel  COMPLETELY REFURNISHED AND  REFITTED  ^  We beg to announce the reopening'of the Queen's Hotel.    This  popular hotel has been  completely refitted throughout;  everything new arid 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 of home.  Perfect satisfaction is assured all our guests.     It is  the most centrally located hotel in town.  Bar Stocked with Best Wines. Liquors. Cigars  Saturday, Feb. 15, 1913  Chisholm & Hartman, Props.  I FIRST STREET AND KNOB HILL AVENUE  A  Your Milk Supply  - Should come from healthy and vigorous Stock,  handled in a CLEANLY AND SANITARY  Separated Cream insures purity and  manner  quality.  The Dairy produces both.  THE  DAIRY      J. W. Hannam, Prop.  Winter Clothing;  Overcoats,  Mackiriaws, Underwear,  Rubbers, Hats, Caps, Mitts, Gloves  Jaegers' Pure Wool Specialties  NavaL Recruiting in Canada  The futility of the Laurier naval  scheme^-as outlined in the Naval  Service Act of 1911 has been strikingly demonstrated by the figures  prepared by the Naval Service  Department, which show that the  cost was out of all proportion to  ���the benefits received, and that as  far as the recruiting of Canadians  was concerned there was ' little response.  The experiment of the Laurier  government in the naval question  has been a costly one, especially as  the Niobe stationed on the Atlantic  coast, has been a great part of the  time in dry dock.  The total amount up to date  spent on the naval service, estimating what will be spent this year, I  is $4,273,473. Save for the capture  of a few foreign fishing craft in  British Columbia waters, that were  fishing within the three mile limit,  Canada has received little or no  return from the expenditure.  In the present naval debate Sir  Wilfrid Laurier loudly proclaimed  that Canadians should man their  own ships contribnted to England  and tried to score aganist the government on that account. But the  number of Canadians who have  enlisted on the Niobe and Rainbow  siuce the passing of the act contrasts somewhat sharply with lthe  Laurier idea of ease, in recruiting  young Canadians for- the naval  service., ,������'.-. '   ���"  ' A representative from the Maritime proyincesin.the person of the  Hon. William Pugsley stated that  many thousands of Canadians were  the   U.S.    navy   because  No Enthusiasm For Oliver  That   the   Liberals    of   western  Canada are not prepared to support  a    fight   against    the   government  proposal of sending three  Canadian  Dreadnoughts to take their place in  the British navy, is evident from an  experience      which      befell      Hon.  Frank   Oliver    and    Dr.     Michael  Clarke at  a  meeting1 in   Lacombe,  Alberta.    The Laconbe   "Globe"   a  paper which has given  the    Liberal  party enthusiastic support   in  times  past, says of (his meeting:���     '  "Never in the history of Lacombe  was a speaker  up  aganist  a   more  unresponsive audience.     'While the  late minister   of   the   interior   was  making his address the crowd listened    patiently,    but   failed    to   give  expression to any feelings they may  have   had   on   the   subject,    every  point made   by  the   old   war-horse  falling flat.    A   handclap   now   and  then from one or two in the audience  was the   extent   of   the   applause.  Hon.   Mr.   Oliver  must    have  left  Lacombe with the  feeling  that  Alberta, in common  with  other* parts  of the- Dominion, does not want this  great question   made   a   matter   of  partisan politics.      Dr.   Clarke took  his cue from the reception of Hon.  Mr. Oliver, and steered clear of the  naval question till near  the close of  his address.     He received  a   better  hearing than Mr.   Oliver,    and   left  the crowd in good humor   with   liis  jokes and pointed remarks about the  Conservatives."  SECRETS QF HOME LIFE  Statement), made by patients taking the New Method Treatment.   They btw it -fines  H7~ No Names or Testimonials used without written content  "" VARICOSE VEINS CURED.  CONSTITUTIONAL BLOOD DISEASE.  Patient No. 16474. "The spots are all  Eono from my lettB and arms und I fool  good now. I am vory grateful lo you  and shall nover forget tho ravor your  medicines have done for mo. You can  use my name In recommending It to  any sufferer. I nm going to got married soon. Thanking you onco more,  etc."  SATS TWO MONTHS  CORED  HOT.  Patient No. 107(15. Age 2.1. Single.  Indulged In Immoral halts i years. Deposit In urine and drains at night.  Varicose Veins on both sides, pains In  back, weak sexually. Ho writes:���"I  received your letter or recent date and  In reply I am pleased to say that nftor  taking two months' treatment I would  consider myself completely cured, as I  have seen no signs of them coming  back (one year).  THE WORLD  SEEMS DIFFERENT.  Patient No.' IB023. "I have not had  a regular Emission I don't know when  and am feeling lino. Tho world seems  altogether different to mo and I thank  Ood for directing mo to you. You havo  been an honest  doctor with me."  Case No. 1C888. Symptoms whan h��  startad treatment:���Ago 21, tingle, ln>  dulged in immoral habits several'years.  Varicose Veins on'both aides���pimples  on tho face, etc After two months'  treatment he writes as follows:���"Your  welcome letter to hand and am very  glad to say that I think myself oured.  My Varicoso Veins have completely disappeared for quite a while and It seems  a cure. I work harder and feel less  tired. I hava no doslro for that habit  whatever and If I stay like this, which  I have ovcry reason to bolieve I will.  Thanking you for your kind attention."  etc.  GAINED 14 POUNDS IN ONE MONTH, j  Patient No. 138S8. This patient (aged  68) had a chronic case of Nervous De-  lllty and Sexual Weakness and was run  down In vigor and vitality. After one  month's treatment ho reports as follows:���"I am feeling very well. I have  gained 14 pounds In ono month, so that  I will havo to congratulate you." Later  report:���"I am"beginning to feci more  like a man. I feol my condition Is  getting bettor overy week." His last re-  port:���"Dear Doctors���As 1 feel this is  the last month's treatment that I will  have to get. I thought at one time I  would nover bo cured but I put confidence In you from the start and you  have cured me."  CURES GUARANTEED OR NO PAY   -  .,��.%T?J&f*$JSr* cu,�� VARICOSE VEINS, NERVOUS DEBILITY. IBLOOD AND  URINARY COMPLAINTS. KIDNEY AND BLADDER DISEASES and 3lDbeuss  peculiar to men. mrmmmuwm  a, C�������SVJLTA']*lON FKEE- BOOKS FREE. If unable to call write for a Question  Blank for Home Treatment. **���������������������  BNbVL^ N (DTI sT^ FT- AJ! '"'j.**-* from Canada must be addressee! to oar Catv  OPBRT     * ^^sr ��� ��� %is�� II   i adlan Correspondence Department es follows i  W^     BBasVMsMesmSsBsBl     DRS.KENNEDY 4 KENNEDY. -WINDSOR. ONT.  Drs KENNEDY&KENNEDY  Cor. Michigan^Ave. and Growold St., ..Detroit, Mich.  ThOS.  BrOWIl       Men's Wear Exclusively  Cleanliness our Watchword  . The product of the local dairies is good, but ours is the best.  Cleanliness is our watchword, and no germ can pass our sentries.  Our poultry department has increased its supply of eggs. Let us  accommodate you. PHONE  F 32  The Phoenix Dairy  W. A. McKay & Sons  Proprietors  Easy Money in Phoenix  Phoenix still continues, to be the  happy   hunting  ground  of the real  estate shark and, looking back over  a period of five or six years it would  be difficult to mention a province in  Canada or a  State  in  the Union in  which worthless  real'estate "has not  been   palmed   off  on" the c6nfiding  investors   of this   town.     Although  up to the"-present the newly-acquired  possession of Uncle Sarn"in Central  America  has not, as yetJigured oo  the real estate  market of this camp,  the sal"., of   a Tew   choice locations  suitable for. alligator' farms may be  hourly expected. -. There appears to  be no limit to   the chances taken by  local investors and even  at the pre  ent time^ there are   parties   in camp  there,was no  opportunity to   do   so /-who     are . actually    seriously" .con-1  in   their    own .country. But   the / sidering- the advisability of purcTbas-  fficial figures prepared by the Cana-I ing   lots   in   a   certain   part   of thel  dian Naval Service   Department tell I Californian seaboard, the particulars  another   tale.     Taking    the   figures I of which  they have not the remotest!  by provinces they show   the   follow-[idea   of,    the    only thing    guiding |  in* Canadians   enlisting   under   the   *b?m>   or rather misguiding them,  glib    vaporing  Hotel 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.  STEAM HEATED.  James Marshall. Prop.  ELECTRIC LIGHTED  Phoenix, B.C.  r>. i^ mcmMmx  s  o  , ,   SOLE AGENTS FOR PRINCETON COAL   -  . Dealer in Lumber, Shingles, Lath  and Cedar Poles..    Stull Laggan.       ^  First-Class Fir & Tamarac Wood.  MOVING MACHfIVERY OUR SPECIALTY  NEAREST HOTEL TO FAMOUS GRANBY MINES  FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION  FOR   MINERS  Bar Stocked with the Finest Line of Wines, Liquors, Cigars  A. 0. JOHNSON     ������'���-������������������-.     Proprietor  Start the New Year  By calling at our store when you are in need  of a fine Pipe, we have a nice selection.to choose  from.     Large selection of the following goods :    -  Tobacco, Pipes ancfl Smokers' Supplies  Stationery, Books, Toys, Brushes, etc  Our selection of Postal Cards cannot be excelled. ,  1  KNOB HILL AVENUE  Laurier act: Nova Scotia 162,  New Brunswick -5, Prince Edward  Island 19, Quebec 44, Ontario 113,  Manitoba 1, Saskatchewan 2, Alberta 4, British Columbia 52. The  total up to December 15th, has  been 402 officers and men. During  the same period 64 English officers  and 626 men have been employed  on the ships.  The naval service department also  shows that the number of men  qualifying for service as seamen  during the same period up to January 12 was 2S, and made up as  follows: boys 26, ordinary seamdn  22, able seamen 29, and leading  seamen 1. These men have completed their service in the training  ships and are eligible for draft to  a sea-going ship for advanced training in seamanship, gunnery and  torpedo.  In stili more striking contrasts to  the statements made by Mr. Pugsley that many thousands of Canadians are serving in the United  States navy, are the figures prepared  by the naval service department of  Washington. During the past five  years two hundred and thirty-four  persons actually residing in Canada  have entered "or re-enlisted in the  United States navy.  Taking this total by years it  shows that in 1908 there were 26  residing in Canada who joined the  United States navy, in 1909 there  were 75, in 1910 there were 38, in  1911 there were 50, and 1912 there  were 44. Thus the thousands of  Mr. Pugsley melt into a paltry two  hundred and thirty-four persons who  are actually resident. in Canada:  When these figures are added to  the 402 officers and men in the  Canadian navy  the   grand   total   of  being    the     glib     vaporing     of   a  too imaginative agent assisted by a  number   of  photos depicting buildings that easily would do credit to  the   older    established   sections   of  Chicago.     We are in  receipt of information that impels  us to utter a  word of warning  and earnestly advise   the   prospective   purchaser   of  real estate  on either   the  Canadian  or American portions of the Pacific  slope,   to   visit   the   property    and  thoroughly investigate its bona fides  before closing the deal.  If Tired of Wood, try Princeton Coal  What Followed a Cut  A Magistrate's Wonderful  Experience With Zam-Buk  Mr. J. E. Arsenault, a justice of the  peace, and station master at Wellington,, on the Prince Edward Island Railway, has had a wonderful proof of the  healing power of Zam-Buk.   He says:  "Four years ago I had an accident. 1  slipped in the station and fell on a  freight truck, sustaining a bad cut on  the front of' my leg. I thought this  would heal, but instead of doing so it  developed into a bad ulcer and later into a form of eczema which spread very  rapidly and- also started on the other  leg. Both legs became so swollen and  sore that I could only go about my work  by having them bandaged. My doctor  said I must stop work and lay up.  -'After six months of this trouble 1  consulted another doctor, but with no  better result. 1 tried all the salves,  liniments and lotions I heard of, but  instead of getting better I got worse.  "This was my condition when I got  my first box of Zam-Buk. Greatly to  my delight that first box gave me relief. I continued to apply it to the  sores, and day by day they got better.  I could see that at last I had got hold of  something which would cure me, and in  the end it did.  It is now over a year since Zam-Buk  worked a cure in my case, and there  has been no return of the eczema or any  trace of it."  Such is the nature of the great cures  which Zam-Buk is daily effecting. Purely herbal in composition, this great  balm is a sure cure for all skin diseases,  cold sores, chapped hands, frost bite,  ulcers, blood poisoning, varicose sores,  piles, scalp sores, ringworm, inflamed  patches, cuts, burns and bruises. All  druggists and stores sell at 50c. per  box or post free from Zam-Buk Co.,  Toronto, upon receipt of price.  BOOKS   AND   STATIONERY  Fancy Goods, Dolls and Toys, Kodak Films and  Supplies, Musical Instruments and Supplies, Newspapers, Magazines and Periodicals���School Sundries.  Wallpaper and Decorative Pictures  Cigars, Tobacco and Smokers' Sundries  Endless Variety of Goods Suitable for Presents.  AL. ALMSTROM  All the Latest Newspapers, Magazines  LENTEN SEASON  Wc have the goods suitable for this season.  Salt Mackeral, Salt Herring, Smoked and Fresh Fish in  Variety.^  New Laid EgTgs, 50c. per doz. s  Eastern Eggs, choice, 35c. per doz.; 3 dozen for $1.00. ���'��'���  Hams, Bacon, Sauer Kraut.  New Zealand Fresh Grass Creamery Butter, very choice,  40c. per lb.  "Empress" Creamery Butter, 40c. lb.  Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merchants  PHOENIX. B. C.        PHONE 2  Insurance Agent  FIDELITY BONDS, PLATE GLASS,  COMMISSIONER FOR TAKING  AFFIDAVITS  FIRE, LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  PHOENIX,   B. C.  ,-,',''.'&i"-tf'|  '    **   li ..   o . J"  ^ ��?��sr ���hi  ������%-"'�����,*?��  >. "i 1,J(,v1!  'r   "'pM  '*% 1  ��� nt  r  k J  A  8  1  I  i  w.f  <?f-,;  5 - V,'"-''^rJV^��l  /- x- ���\-$\.f*tr:\\ ������>   .    .I.^Vtfl*?-  7���- '^S'7���.,1;-"! 'V'$.; "'-"'j^raJBH  V  �����>  THE   ��lQN����ft,   PHOENIX,   B&ITlSfl   COLUMBIA.  aBe��itu.|;iililjij_ij.Jjj j jluumi���u.'ux'w,.,"i',* i-  wmimwuii nufj-jmu'wui '{���muJi'.'.i.iJ'i'iu'nniM. umuHMU' LiMimuwuifciMi  OOf^-felQtif  l*> .  5-  j*  i'.<;  Smiling  /greet the coming of a case of  PHCENIX BEER  WHY?  , Because the Beer is so g-ood  and wholesome it brings the  smile.  1 -     'PHONE 23     .  PHOENIX BREWING CO.,  LIMITED  Phoenix Attack Repulsed  The night attack on Greenwood during the evening of Fob. 18 by Phoenix  juvenile and senile hockey teams was  repulsed with loss. The firing line  compobed of Phoenix school boys, were  defeated by the young Turks of Greenwood to the tune of 8 to 2. The  superiority of weight and accuracy of  fire of tho young Turks swept all  before them in spite of tlie most heroic  efforts of the Phoenix hoys.  The rear guard, composed of the  PJioenix I.O.O.F. hockey team gave  the Greenwood I.O.O.F. a most stubborn contest. The teams were very  evenly matched and the large crowd  of spectators were ununiinous in expressing their suprise at seeing such  an excellent brand of hockey, several  remarking that the game compared  very favorably with some' of the  senior game of present season. Greenwood playing a policeman on tho  defence line had an advantage as any  .Phoenix player essaying to score  would find his progress arrested before  he came within striking distance of  the Greenwood goul. The following is  the Phoenix line-up: Goal, Pierce;  Point, Dowdlo; Cover Point, McDonald; Hover, Barnes; Right Wing,  Blundell; Cover, Jackson; Xeft Wing  Spence.   ,��   Ranch for Sale  A Heal Snap Relinquishment.���160  ucres .of fine land, including house,  buildings and orchard; running water;  all fenced; fifty acres cultivated; reasons for sale, ��� ill health. For quick  sale, $300 cash. For particulars, address Mrs. Jas. Walters, Box 73, Dan-  Local and General  If you are interested iu.hockey read  B. A. Black's ad this week.  Lost���A wedding ring. Reward on  returning same to Pioneer office.  Service in the Presbyterian church  tomorrow, Sunday, will be at7,30^p.m.  Born���At Phoenix, on Saturday,  Feb. 8th, to Mr. and Mrs. F. K. Brine,  a daughter.  Miss Morfydd Buteman und Alias  Rjlla Mattinson were visiting" *~in  Grand Fork on Monday lust.  Mr. and Mrs. Buird of Oxbow, Sask.,  are the guests of their daughter uud  son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Thoiup-'  son.  Owing to a scarcity of space the report of the recent Presbyterian church  concert has been left over until' next  week.  Dr. W. H. Dickson, M. Cranley and  Mrs. J. Pipe with her baby arrived at  Hidden creek from Vancouver on  Wednesday.  Sam. Matthews, part proprietor of  the Great Northern hotel, Grand  Forks, was a visitor in the burg during the week.  . Jas. Tomich, who recently disposed  of his small ware business on Knob  hill, left on Friday with his futility for  San Francisco Cal.  Jim Turner, "Missouri, "left on Monday for Colon, to help finish the Panama canal. - His baggage included two  ile shirts.  day.    Mr.  ShUlU is in charge of the  locul Great Northern passenger.  Things have come to a fine pass in  Phoenix, when such a notice as that  which now adorns, the walls of the  Miners' Union ball rooin becomes  neccessary. It should have been there  months ago.  Gen. Supt. O. B. Smith, who for  the last few weeks bus been in personal charge of the local Phoenix property of the Granby company, left on  Monday with Mrs. Smith and children  for their home in Vancouver.  villc, Ferry county, Wash.  The King's Hotel  ���..       "The Pride of the Boundary"  PHOENIX, B.C.  A home in the centre of the camp;   only five  minutes walk  from  the Granby mines; clean and comfortably furnished'rooms;  Steam Heated throughout.  itii  fcV-  A.  ft**?; vi f i.  f  $ar Stocked with Finest Wines, Liquors, Cigars  /-���V"** --��� Y 5 FINE BATHROOMS.  'PHONE 20.  15'  ���t ^w^S./ ����  -, . -wn^.*-  *l-Ll MV'wTtt    �����*   ys*r, - vji^x*    " *W  ���^*fej��iM8^gB6yW'.  ifii.  one-thousand m  Mrs. Wm. Matte arrived in town on  Saturday last frani Vancouver. Mr.  and Mrs. Matte have taken up their  residence on Brooklyn avenue.  Mrs. E. S. Logie, whose singing at  Thursday's, Presbyterian concert delighted her audience, returned on  Friday to her home in Nelson.  C M. Campbell, assistant-supt. - of  the Granby mine, (with his bride, nee  Miss Lucy McGeer), arrived in town on  Friday from their wedding trip.  A. B. Bntterworth, electrician of the  Consolidated company's  Silver1 King  j mine, near Nelson, arrived in town on  ���Wednesday for a few days' visit.  For Sale���Log House, centrally located and in excellent repair./'-Will  sell cheap'for cash. y Inquire of Axel  Strand or at AInistrotn's bookstore.  Mr. and 'Mrs. D. Tyson and family,  severed their connection with Phoenix  on Monday, when they left to take up  their future residence in Vancouver.  The after-session "smoker," given by  the local branch of the Miners' union on  Saturday, was thoroughly enjoyed by  all in attendance. The program consisted of songs, recitations, * a few  rounds with the gloves, and step dancing.  The annual general meeting of the  Woman's Auxiliary of St. John's  church took place** on Wednesday.  Mrs. N. J. Carson was re-elected president and Mrs. Jas. Bateuian was  elected vice-president. The secretary  is Mrs. W. S. Cook.    .  For Sale,���Tho Biner block, centre  of upper town; four suites of housekeeping apartments; all furnished; always rented; adapted for any kind  of business; very cheap; mouey-uiak-  ing chance of lifetime to right couple.  Part cash, rest terms. Apply to owner  on premises.  The hockey team of Snowshoe lodge  I.O.O.F., are to meet the K.P. seven  tonight Saturday. It will be remembered that the latter aggregation  defeated the representatives of tho  ���S.H. & E.F. last Saturday and considerable interest in lodge Circles is centred  in the result of tonight's game.  The wedding of Don Carlos Darrach  and Miss Mabel Edna Heidman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Heidman,  took place on February 11th, at the residence of the bride's parents in Vancouver. Both bride and groom were  formerly well-known residents of Phoenix^ the former singing in the Presbyterian church choir and the latter for  some years being connected with the  staff of the big store.  COMING HOCKEY EVENT.  WEDNESDAY,  Feb. 19,1913  GRAND FORKS  vs.  PHOENIX  eceivinjj  broken out in Culinarydom.   ,  r-Mrs.sE. T. Schuite-,"of Spokatfer"who  has been paying a few days' visit to  'Tier -husband*, returned Tionie'oii Moii-  >'    ���' -   t - t ->  PUBLIC NOTICE-  ' W. S. Macy, manager of the Granby  hotel, came up from Spokane on Tuesday, but returned next Jnorning oiii>ifcting f��v  a transfer   ofN the   Liquor  receiving the news that hostilities had  License held  by me for the   Queen's  Take Notice that I intend  to apply  to the Board of License Commissioners  for the city of Phoenix, ut their next  ' '     - ��\-      --  Hotel, to Chisholm aud Hartman.  Dated .at Phoenix,, B.C.,   this 10th  day of* Feb.,-1913.  ' . " (Sigued)' R. V. Chi9HOJ,m.  (am  U Vs-;-' '  Taking  AT THE BIG STORE  V  We are just through Stock-Taking, and have found a number of lines which we wish to clear.     Most of them we offer to you for less than cost.  Look this listover, and visit the store, we are sure it will mean a saving to you.  1 -w  GROCERY DEPARTMENT  REGULAR PRICE  *v  One Hundred Boxes Apples  Five Hundred Cans Pink Salmon  lbs. Special Tea     -  Fifty 31b. Cans Tetley's Tea  loo Cans Australian Lujich Tongue  loo     " " Mutton   v   -  loo     " " Roast Beef  Jboi lb. jars Chevers Preserves  Fifty Bottles Lemon Extract     -  Pickles  $1.75  .20  U0  .5o  .25  n  u  .4o  .25  .4o  SAJ^E PRICE  $1.25  ,10  ,35  l.od  ,25  ,15  .15  .25  .lo  DRY GOODS DEPARTMENT  REGULAR PRICE   SALK PRICE .  Five Hundred pairs Men's Sox - 2c. 20c.  One Hundred-Fifty pairs Men's Shoes $5 to $6 $3.50  Thirty-Five Men's Suits       -       -     $20        8.00  (Sixes 36 and 37)  Besides a lot of Small Quantities of other goods, which will be placed on  our Bargain Table.  Twenty-Five Men's Overcoats at 2Q per cent Discpunt.  Fifty Pairs Children's Shoes - regular $2.50 for;$l.50  (Sizes from 11 i to 2s.)  ���l-ft Paine  lafJinc'   QliAac    *h�� Regular Prices Ranged from $3.50 to  OU Fdirb  i^dyit!5    ^Iiyed,  ss.SO, we now offer them at  $1.50 arid $2.00  The above is only a few Bargains taken at random from our bi^ sale.     We have many other lines of equaB values, and  we strongly urge you to pay us a visit. Sale begins today and lasts until the 15th.  uwwaLwammiitmtm^  irJi'Si^'^^atta^ilDQa^iIti^^  -^Lti-igfeffi, P..^^^^^K\^^>^^1^��^(^^^>_  SUM  WjiuiHMBiSH** MsrvvfKn*VM r van

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