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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Feb 14, 1914

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Array ���x'vM  i>. ::���  /'  Tke^ifargest coppor mines in  ��� tho Dominion are situated  at Phoenix.    The Granby  >   Co." employs 600 men, and  . 'has �� monthly pay foil of  over $50,000,'while the Rawhide pay roll is $18,000.   < ,  ���;P:ii'':x:  "'.li':\)\\'.j.  ���f$S'Ji!A  mm  ill  ipl  ��� i'.;;;,'J:i'J,l  '." ".'.��w;.\*'  FIFTEENTH YEAR  B.C. COPPER COMPAK!<  TO BE REORGANIZED  ��       > i  Capitalization.to  be  Increased  from $3,000,000 to $5,000,000.  *     t j "'  -Official    announcement   received  'this week  from  New  York  states  .that Hayden -& Stone, Boston and  New York bankers, have consented  to underwrite the proposed $1,000,-  000 bond issue  of  the  British Columbia Copper  company, and   as ft  result  the  stock Jumped   to  $4  a  share on the eastern   exchanges, an  advance of/$2 in the  last  1�� days.  The corporation is to be reorganized  under terms agreed upon by present  Dev[oted(i*d the Interests of the Boundary Mining District  PHOENIX, B. C, SATURDAY,  FEB.  14,  1914  WILL BE REORGANIZED ,  /'Havdun, Stone & Co. have underwritten'a proposed bond issue of  $1,000,000 in convertible,6 per cent  debentures.    The matter,of issuing  these bonds, as well as other details  of refinancing* the company, will  be  submitted to stockholders in a  few  days, and a special meeting will be  called    when   the   proposed   plans  doubtless wil! be ratified."  While the proposed plans have  not yet been given out, it is learned  that the British Columbia Copper  company,  PHOENIX DEFEATED  BUT NOT CONQUERED  Local Team Have Yet a Chance  for Holding Silverware.  The Phoenix hockey teanv has  been playing "in hard luck lately:  Within tbe past-week the boys have  played three losing ' games. At  Greenwood last Friday they lost in,  a score of  ���- !���    j    ���   *,     " *  3'a    At  Phoenix   Mon-  now  cap.tal.zed   at $3,-  day   they   ,Mt tQ Greenwood   ������   k  000,000,  will be reorganized  into a  $5,000,000 company.    Of   the   i,  100,000 shares of new stock, par $5,  600,000 shares will be set aside to  arrange   for   exchange,   share   for  *- �� ' ��--. ���uKuifju iur c*i;iKinge, snare ror  stockholders, who assert that the share at par, of tlie, present stock  conditions imnosed are nnt f��iV   anA   *��� J -.i. _       ... .  *       ~. ^    \ *  vT, > !>'/>���:.;���  '���j'i*. ",;.vOVj  conditions imposed are not fair and  equitable, but such that the company will be enabled to consummate  the plans for expansion and development it has had under consideration  for years.  VAs for its Motherlo'de and'other  xMflM^x  ���**>  properties British Columbia: Copper  has been  operating  at' a profit for  many    years," .says,   the  -report.  "These  have  been  steady   income  producers,   but,  unfortunately,   the  earnings   have   been dissipated the  last two years in   acquiring and ex-  plo'ring a number of new properties  in Washington and  British  Columbia.   In the last 18 months the.com-  pany has spent approximately $550,-  000 in  purchasing and   developing  new-holdings.   In the last two years  the net   earnings   have been not to  exceed $700,000* and it^can he seen  readily that  this  campaign   of expansion entailed a heavier financial  burden    than    the   company- could  carry   conveniently, in   view   of  its  limited resources, and the result was  the depreciation   of its   slock   from  $8 a share a few years ago to a low  level of $2.      .    ��� ~  a  for the  new  stock. . Two  hundred  thousand shares of Ihe   new   stock."  of Ihe  value of $1,000,000, will be  set aside in the treasury as a reserve  against conversion of the $1,000,000  of 6 per cent   convertible   bonds   to  be issued. -  It  is   inferred  that the  -remaining   200,000  shares   of.the  new stock, left in the  treasury, wilr"  be used or  sold   for  company purposes in   acquiring, developing and  equipping   new   properties.'" As   a  matter of fact, the present outstanding    shares   of    British . Columbia  Copper total   only  591,709, instead  of the   authorized   600,000, so  that  under the scheme of reorganization  there will   remain "treasury   stock"  amounting to 208,291 shares of the  par  value   of $5   each, "instead  of  200,000 shares.  NEW PROPERTIES.  The principal new properties to  be taken over by the British Columbia Copper company are the  Princess group, of between 40 and  50 claims, located on the flanks ,of  Copper mountain, in the Voight  (Continued on Page 4)  score of 2-0, and  at "Grand  Forks  Wednesday  they  again   lost   in  a  score   of  4-1.      Phoenix has  two  postponed games to play, both with  Grand   Forks.      The   first   will  be  played at home next Monday night,,  and Ihe next"at Grand Forks  Wednesday  night.      Grand   Forks  and  Greenwood   will   play  a  postponed  game at Greenwood   Friday  night,  the two  latter  teams also  have  a  protested game to play,   at  a  date  yet to be fixed.  As the league now stands Grand  Forks is slightly in the lead, but  Phoenix still has a fighting chance  of winning out. ,  The Greenwood team has picked  up wonderfully of late, and today  it is probably the best in the Boundary league. The Greenwood boys  are a good bunch of sports. At the  beginning of the season they lost  six games in succession, but they'  never whimpered. Now that they  are winning they are entitled to  all the credit due them.  Monday night's game here with'  Phoenix was clean, and the visitors  simply outplayed the' home  team. Benson, Davidson and Morris were undoubetly the stars for  Phoenix, and Trehern, Fisher,  Donnelly and Neil for Greenwood.  Howey, sparef or Phoenix,  JWi.-rrj-  all through   the gam* and  played  well.>   His clever work was a  surprise to  everyone.    Sayers  played'  all through   the   second   and third  periods     in   place    oi    Mcintosh.  O'Connell, on account of his injured  leg,    was   not in the game at  all.  Mitchell, goal tender,   made some  clever   saves for   Phoenix,   and  it  was   through  no  fault of his'that  the game was lost.    The two goals  for Greenwood   were by  Smith in  the second period, and  by Trehern  in the third.     Lobsinger  of Grand  Forks was referee,   and  Quance of  Phoenix judge of play.  Wednesday night at Grand Forks  the Phoenix  boys were again outclassed.   pAt  the end   of the   first  period the game stood 2-0  in   favor  of the Forks, and at the end of the  second   3-0.      In  the   third  period  Mcintosh   on a pass   from   Benson  scored    for    Phoenix,    and" Grand  Forks scored another goal,   making  the game at   the  end   stand   Grand  Forks, 4; Phoenix 1.    The   ice was  in   very  poor  condition,   and   both  teams   were   handicapped.        Lynn  and   Trehern   of Greenwood' were  the referee and judge  of play.    A  special train was run from   Phoenix  and about 150 fans went down with  the team.  PYTHIAN'S JUBILEE  TO BE CELEBRATED  Local Members Have Interesting  Program Outlined.  Standing of the League  Played     Won      Lost  Phoenix 8 4 4  Grand Forks      6 5 I  Greenwood 8 2 6  played  Boundary Hockey. Schedule  Feb 16 Grand Forks at Phoenix '  18 Phoenix at Grand Forks  20 Grand Forks at Greenwood  The protest of Greenwood entered  at Phoenix at the game  of January  12th   has   been   disallowed.      The  protest    entered     by    Greenwood  against Grand Forks at  the  game  played at the  former place  on   the  night of January 30th is to be  played over again, and the date for  this  game has not yet been set.  On Thursday evening next,   Feb.  19th, the members of Phoenix lodge  Knights of Pythias will celebrate the  Golden jubilee of the order  in the  Pythian castle  hall, commencing at  8.30 p.m.    A special ritualistic service will be held commemorating the  sqmi-centennial  of the  founding of  Pythian knighthood.    All members  and sojourning brothers, and those  who; at some time have had relations  with the order, are  most urgently  requested to attend, and thus further  an order whose  mission  is  one of  love. - The committee in charge are  sparing no pains to make this a notable event in Pythianism.  The program of the golden jubilee J  celebration  by the  suprerrie   lodge  Knights of Pythias  at Washington,  D.C., Feb. 19, in observance of the  50th anniversary of the founding of  the fraternity- was  announced   this  week by George W. Penniman, secretary  of the  golden jubilee commission.    The order was  instituted  in 1864 at Washington, D.C., where  two "of the  organizers, Abram Van  Der Veer and   Edward S. Kimball,  still live.  The program includes a reception  by President Wilson at the White  House, an address on "Fraterity"  by Secretary of State Bryan, past  chancellor of the Pythian lodge at  Lincoln, Neb., and speeches by  Walter B. Richie of Lima, Ohio,  past supreme chancellor; Mrs. I a  N. Johnson, Central City, Col., and  a number of others.  Thomas J. Carling of Macon, the  special ritualistic service, assisted by;  officers of the supreme lodge.  ' Golden jubilee messages will, be  presented by representatives- of the  55 grand lodges of the order.      "<.  Mr. Penniman says the jubilee will  be celebrated by every Pythian lodge  in North America, one of the features  of the demonstration being the burning of the blue, yellow and red lights  of Pythianism on more than 20,000  altars. On the Sunday preceding  and following the jubilee celebration  all members of the order will attend  special religious services.   -*.   Intermediate Hockey  The Intermediate hockey teams of  Phoenix and Greenwood played here  Thursday nh;ht.    The boys were in  good form and  they gave the spectators an interesting show for their  money.     The   Phoenix 'team   were  too much for the visitors,   however,  | and they  came out  ahead   with   a  score  ol 6  to  4.      Davidson   was  referee.     Following is  the  lineup:  Pierce, goal; Quance, point; Clarke, ,  cover point; Keating, rjover; Geddes,  center;     McDonald,     right    wing;  Murray, left wing.  >���  - > f|  K>l  Parcel Post Works Well  ��� supreme chancellor, .will   conduct, a  Parcel post, which went into effect  last Tuesday, is working well.  Postmaster Matheson reports considerable business in this line, and  it is being handled with but Kttle  difficulty. There is a great saving  over the rates charged by the express companies.  Ore Tonnages  Following are the returns of the  output of the  Granby  mines   and  smelter for week ending Feb. 1:  Granby 23,061        156,805  SMELTER TONNAGES  Granbv ..;... '    23,010 167,345  i  ��� w .    - yf     I  *f <tCjitli<'*'iW<  ft* ^  ORLEd the  DIU- SiuBL  FEBRUARY  SEVENTH   TO   FEBRUARY  TWENTIETH   NINETEEN - ROUFtTEEN  ON SATURDAY MORNING,aFEB. 7th, practically the entire stock of* the Bigr Store will be offered for sale at Money-Saving- Prices. We have just completed Stock-  taking-, and find that we are carrying much too big- a stock, hence we offer you this chance to g-et many lines at first cost. " Every department of this great store is included  in this Big- Sale.     .Remember this sale only lasts TWELVE DAYS���g-et here early���and buy all you can use of the different lines.       This chance  may never come ag-ain.  MEN'S DEPT.  2o Men's Suits at -        $7.00  loo Men's Hats at - 2.00  loo Stetson.Hats at       - 3.5o  5oo Flannel Shirts at 25 per cent off  Soo Fancy Shirts at 25 per cent off  loo Pair Slater Shoes at 3.50  Entire Stock of Boys'  Clothing: to be Sold at Cost  ENTIRE STOCK OF  FIT REFORM SUITS & OVERCOATS  at TWENTY PER CENT OFF  LADIES' DEPT.  Ladies' Sweaters, 25 per cent, off  Ladies' Waists - 25 per cent off  Ladies' Skirts - 25 per cent, off  Ladies' Wool Hats and Tarns,  (20 per cent, off  Entire Stock of Ladies' Winter  Underwear to be sold at Cost  ENTIRE STOCK OF FORS AT COST  DRY GOODS, HOUSE  FURNISHINGS DEPT.  ���    - .--   ��� V  2ooo Yds. Flannelette, Reg;. 15c,  at 10c. yd.  5ooo Yds. Print, Reg;. 15c. at 12 'Ac.  5ooo   "Gingham "    2oc. at 12>^c.  Entire Stock of Rugs and Carpets,  25 Per Cent off.  Wool Blankets     -     25 per cent, off  Lace Curtains      -      25 per cent, off  See the Big Bargains in Remnants  in this Department.  GUESSING CONTEST  Men's, Ladies' and Dry Goods Department OnlyB  Every purchaser of $10 worth at any one single purchase in Men's, Ladies' or Dry Goods Departments,  is entitled to one guess at the Jar of Beans. The one guessing the nearest will get absolutely Free, a $5o.oo  Gooderich Sewing Machine.     Employees and their families are not allowed to enter this Competition.  <<  <<  u  it  u  ii  ii  The above only represents a small portion of the goods placed on sale.    You will find many savings on all lines;  but come early.     The first purchaser always get the  Choicest Bargains. Let there be no misunderstanding, after Feb. 2G, every item on sale goes up to the Regular Price.  GROCERY DEPT.  500 Gallon Cans Apples at 35c.  Cans Salmon at - 12k.  French Peas at 12k.  " Beans at 12|c.  Pineapples at - 15c.  Soo " Kippered Herrings 121c.  Del Monte Asparagus Tips ^ nn  (Th re�� Cans for $ * ���UW  B. C. Family Size Cream   10c. can  Utility Hotel Size Cream  15c, "  loo Bottles Enos Fruit Salts 75c.  5oo Tins Imported Sardines   10c.  3oo 2 lb. Boxes Arcadia      on.  CODFISH oUI/��  Eggo Baking Powder, 0necSnd 20c.  "       "        " 51b. Cans $1.00  100 Kegs Holland Herrings $1.25  ��������-*3a  ���J**" ��� WjT-v^ffiJB  ?>t*#@i  >i��%i r", ^%'T^f'^^  COLUMBIA.  ;jo$dis$^ce^^^ into the  Ae��derjs|p|^^ which .if  ,Sfr^Wii\tVA^'r1o'r*At,*��t;>'ei:' rir\frion i^/*ttf4lt'iri��  ammunition  xwasx.-;  hurled   at   Sir  /Rtchard'vand^his- disciples at the last  "elec'ttonfeciim one before  vttia1r$ari^^^ McBride  '^rpifjistratimi;5^c^^e^mto ���' power.  jBjjmijairlpre^ to the  ^oVer^helmin^ the  gov-  velrniriienty'jtercesUvcre'jniiSde' at.every  .:-".;'lj!(M,'!':'.iv'";iS(V.^'V..^ ''(.';;'.:5't,Ci^v!J.:, ���.���:',       ',    .,  ieleclioii campaign but the last one,,  ;^nd;>.rtV^ery^a^e^v^wtthout exccp-  ti-ibl'^:;^ i'^T^-^X^.^W^-^-^JX-^y^V'^-^X? ^ '%v ���" * -a. t  the^  ;{&llsj^r^ thought  ���/p/'-ff^ucii^V-nis^ '     History  :;repeats|i'tsei^^Tlve^felwill hot likely  ibe^an^ election  for  tp'6'yeafs?at least; and ;the prophe-  sies^bf- Sir Richard's 'downfall, so  gibl^^a^ today  bythpse'whbs^^ to the  thi bug ht>v \vji11i: when the ti me comes  jbiri^the^Vast" arriiyj that has gone  bejfprbrfunfjLilfiiledl ^i'd empty  came hv sight-,  ed and white,  stood "  tasted good,  found him there  cut ray, hftiri  And there are bottles on a shelf.  Aiid chairs so big you lose yourself,  And picture*papers hung op poles,  Aud painted cups in cubbyholes,  And lots of looking-glasses, too, -  That show you different kinds of <you.  The shiny shears wont "peck-a-peck,"  As cold as ice, about my neck.  Mother tojtd him, "That's enough,"  He fiV/ed1- my head with smelly stuff  And helped me down; and everywher��  About mo lay my'old dead hair.  And'oh, when every thing was through  I felt so clean and cool and new!    >  And) I was bought a red balloon,  And smelled so fine all afternoon.   ,  If I could only, have my way,   ���  I'd get my "hair cut overy day!  "    "  "    - ��� Exchange  Courtesy in Letter Writing  In writing a business letter asking for some particular information  did you ever neglect to  reply   after  receiving- it, thanking your   informant for his trouble?  - "Nine times out of ten," says   a  leading business ,man, "the writer  of such a letter forgets to acknowledge the receipt of the  information,  and by so doing  he is  committing  one of the worst, offenses  in   business etiquette      Many,   times   the  request  for cinfprmation    calls    for  considerable    trquble, \ and    very  often the   writer  even  fails  to  en  close a stamp for reply."  -   Thouglvnow, and "then  our  feet  descend to byways  of despair,  we  nearly always in the end  land right  side up  with  care.      I've   seen a  thousand frenzied guys declare that  all   was lost,   there   was no  hope  beneath the skies, this life was but  a frost    And   then  next year   I'd  seen them scoot   around   ir.   motor  cars,   each' one   a-holding    in   his  snoot the  richest  of cigars.       I've  seen men at   the -wailing place  de-  clarethey were undone; no more the  cold- world   could' they  face,   their  course they said, , was run.     Again  I'd seen   them   prance   along,   all  bubling  with   delight;  whatever in  their lives  was   wrong,   became  at  last all right.    Aiid sO" it's  foolishness, my. friend,   to  weep  or   tear  your hair; we nearly always, in   the  end, land right side  up  with   care.  Some.callit, luckj some piovidence,  and some declare it fate; but there's  a kind, o'erruling sence that" makes  our'tangles  straight;  some gentle,  watchful eyes that mark our movements as we toafn; a,hand extended  in the dark to guide us safely home  In    what  direction   do  you   wend?  You'll   find  the   helper   there;   we  nearly always,    in   the   end,    land  right   side   up   with    care  Mason. ,  Mathieu's Syrup  ol Tar and Cod Liver Oil  not only stops a cough but cures "  it.    Its   tonic . and   restorative  properties enable the system to  permanently throw off a cold.  35c for large bottle.  Sold everywhere.  J. I��� MATHIEO CO., Prop.,   ' SHBRBROOKB.  FOIE D�� M0RUE1  PeMATH-rgP j  att&BmrB  Syrup of Tar C  ���I     NMlMKlMUi,*!  COD   SLIVER   OI 8-  -Walt  Many Steel Cars in Use  ' .��� ' ~-  I ,"Abouts20 per .cent, of-the freight  cars now used on  the  railroads   of  the country are made o^steel. "Mod  A Barnyard Lay  Said the big brbwiiTrooster  To the little black hen,  "You're working overtime  For the poultryiuenl"  ' Said the little black hen  To" the big brown rooster,  "Competition from China  Seems keener., than it used to!"  _ ������   Illiterates in United States  The American Smelting & -Refin  ing company has acquired control of  the Stewart Mining compary, operating the Stewart mine near Kellogg,  Idaho, by the*purchase of a block of  471,000 shares of the stock of that  company.  WOOD  There' are ' 2;253,603 illiterate  males of 21 years jjnd over in the  United States, or enough td determine any national election at any  period of United States history.  First-class Fir and Tam-  arac Wood, $6.00 per cord  Pine "Wood,  $5.00 per cord.  ='w"'-':/"'" '--:hcquei^fe*m;s^  yaiipwea  Regular communication, at 8  ^������<,.';.*'i''?.','..s��s^.1-i.,>>.1v^.i'.w,'w.-:T,'-��^v'> ���������"���< ..vfv..-.������-"���",���  , ��� P-m.   Second Thursday 'of  exaggeratioji^toJiSayfIhatvKaO^per        .,   .       each month. . .  p^few��;v;pS'?-v?:::^S ,<!mergentymcetings as called; Masonic  Fir and Tamarac, uouble cut,  per cord, $7.00.  WOOD  DELIVERED   ON   SHORT  NOTIOE. 'Phone B 32  Robt. Forshaw  DR. KELLBY  CURES  DISEASES  of. ;  MEN,  BY MODERN  METHODS  My Motto: Quick lasting cures guaranteed at Moderate Prices. Expert  Medical Examination Free. Free ��x-  amination of urine when necessary.  Consult me���free. Don't ^delay. ��� Delays are dangerous. Call or write.  Free booklet.   Everything confidential.  Hours:   9 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Sundays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Dr. Kelley's Museum  210 HOWARD" ST., SPOKANE .  enor-l    Meets  every  Monday  Evening  at  j Miners'Hall.   Visiting brethren, cor- ,  Pfo-  dlally invited. /��� i     ..        " ;  nothing but the best of stock used  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  ^preceding:;  Trie's interest^  members bf'the  ^^^Kl^'ilS^^vS^^i^rC'ote'naiartr  '���^stfMi:ml^p;-':'.:��� ���;"B-: ^'���������-'���'+.' '��� k'Z���: c V:"'��� ��� ��� -������"���:���'  iliipspis^^ ... ,-,..  W jW^^&W0:^(^rx,: pactyi:^and^who';;.vhave';;'  't fLs^*'-��S^'S^-:'e':-turried ;'��� dowh'/at.-ther^polls'jyih1'1  been  their  ^fc#5--^'iS:*^:^i''^eJ&BfflM^?s:''6  ^0mg$^0'  60   YEARS'  experience;  iMrte!::��^V;.>?w-'!  #i3F'KSr'5:,','i'v  ii��S^jJ��l:i,-<l'?S'J'  iipiB53if iSft&Si. ���?:���*'.';''.- *"3  '���Mi^m?x'A0-fiQ^  MMfxM;  A.Xj. MKinnon, Noble Grand.  Wm. Oxley, Fin. Secy.  Sam McLeod, Rec, Secy.  Daughters of Rebekah  , Phoenix Lodge No. 17  j%SHaJl l-trstand Third -Wednesdays.  vfei^|^;^S';!^'?^-5%^n^iN��:^0 Grand  ^f'H^M^-^'-l>i^'%i*^^^^iA,i, Bettatary.  m&L$B immi o rd e sr  lii'i;E(^iE^iiES-      ;  '���Si;;^''Phb��nlX'^��rio^No. 158  Weeits' in:pnid^'JEK^^riaay.Evenings,  Visiting brptheris itfre always welcome,  ���*::?:-"';;^ P. -  BHrt{i&H T.^.ptiJk^xEi^. Secy.  NICK PALORCIA,  Knob Hill Ave.        Phoenix, B.O.  > f    Holiday Printing to the     ,  Phoenix Pioneer   '���*  K, of R Lod e,  No. 28  Phoenix,  '.���'/BvO.5'*'.  Meefe SuBBDax Evening at 7.30,  Sojourning brothers cordially wel  corned.- '       :.;��� ' ~    ������<���������-..  N.Davidson, C. 0.      >  E. E. Babnbs, k.~6fR.jS.  ^re^t |he;/cbmingf of a; case of  TaADE Marks  . 'kjwDesksns ���������";:;.;  corv rights &c.  _       _        IgVBSGtX.  '���jPntonti-ialioo';tHrou&li^Mnna^as Co. recolTU  nceialnottct. iritboot CDarga, in the  fchpa��  qiyaioBtrntod Weakly.  I^irseat clr-  y Bclomlflo Journal. ��� _Terma_far.  ��*.,'  8^'  ���Eav;:-v.SL-:' Mf-iaji; ���, ix est  !^p35;';S���nSyV4w,"%^atiOT'^'wiy, iclontwojournal. '/Eorma for -;  ?'^k��*t^;-SVI"o8K Bold *ir\\  ^MfdM^i^X-Ix-^'^^SSS^^'^'-^XX'-XXX': ��� ��� an   ';"'���. ������'"'������'':';'  SliiHiiJ|Si  Because:'tji^;'Be^'"is?soT^op^  lari'dj';whol^or^ifit bri rigs the  smiled' 'Wjp^'^<:'0 ;      ������ :x-':-\ ���V-.v';;,.  W^^'M^pi^dNESM^.x^r'^'^A  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Afiountain Temple L-od^c No, 17  Meets:1ii-.P^M9n.\-^U4:'Lower Town  ���p SbTOnd;rtiid'Fourtn Th^da^s.  ,,.    ^   .  , , U . Mrs. Mary MoKenaio  Miss Morfyrid Batcman,        -  . M.B.0.  M.E.C. ;.;"..-���:  RECO  jSfevfS'?  * Jgjran  SOlBroalwiiy,j  OtOpeT-ilB'ir Btf WtutfrtoBtoh", S. cT'  ���Vtli"  !^'t'.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Ooal mining righto of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory* the Norths  west 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 ah acre. Nob  lfeore than fc.SBO acres will be leased to  <titie applfd&nt.  Application for a lease must be made  by tho applieant in person to the  Agent or Sub-Agent of the district ip  whieh the rights applied for are situ?  feted.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of. sections, and in unsur-  veyed territory the tract applied for  shall be;stakcil out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights appliecLfor 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-tori.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting fop 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 coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to nut-chase whatever available  surface rights may be considered  necessary for the working of the mine  at the rate of $10.00 an acw.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  pr to*any Agept or Sub-Agent of Dominion Landy.  THE HOME OF  ARTISTIC  PRINTING  A BUSINESS MAN IS   KNOWN BY THE  QUALITY OF PRINTING HE USES  Our Stock of Stationery is the Best that can  be procured in  (Zanada, and our Workmanship will meet'lvith your approval  $2.00 per Year in Advance.  LIMITED  ' The hiachineiy in our Lauudry has  recently'���buen corripletely-over-hauled,  and welare now in a'position to give  our patrons the utmost satisfaction in  all kinds of laundry jyprk at the most  liberal rates. ;  We wash Everything   but  the  c;;v;--:"''''^;7:':*;*tob^:C'v  A Trfai Solicited. .       Depi!^ Mini^r ^f fchc ^ripr.  i tab. e?4*  ' ��*.        b   ��� /�� N.B.���Unauthorized  publication  of  {Phono 50* Pominton Av0.|thjs ^vertisement Wiiienotbe paid for, I for Artistic Pripting.  Why Not Have Your Stationery  Printed by Us?  We make a specialty of Letterheads, Envelopes, Billheads,  ,    Note Heads, Memos., Visiting Cards, Menus, Posters,  Wedding Invitations, Check Books, By-Laws,  and in fact anything done with Printers'  INK AND PAPER *  '  No Job Tc��o Large, None too Small  $2 50 per Year to U. S  III poneep  ptraent  tyew Lines of P^per on hand  ii'*S'%��i^5iv'i'Htfe$'^ '���':���'���;��� x  mmmm  r-w^iWffliiwsB^ssdiJHsara^ ��� PW.  ���'*y\K'  THE    PIONEER,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  \.  ^r  VITAL, FORCE'  Disease germs are on every hand.   They are in the very air  we breathe.   A system   run down" is a prey for them.  One  must have vital force to withstand them. Vital force depends  on  digestion���on .whether or not food nourishes���on the*  quality of blood; coursing through the body. \  .- .1KB. PIERCE'S    *  Golden Medical Discovery  Strengthens the weak stomach.    Gives good digestion.   Enlivens the  ash "���   *"���J_i'���x '        Concentrates  BO  Ac  Gives  Hluggish liver.  Feeds the starved nerves.  Again full health and strength  return.   A general upbuilding enables the heart to pump like an engine  running in oil. -The vital force is once more established to-full power.  Year in and year but for over forty yeara this great health-restoring  remedy has been spreading throughout the entire world���because of its  ability to make the sick well ana the weak strong.     Don't despair of  "being yourold-self again."   Give this vegetable remedy a trial-VToday  ���Now. You will soon feel'"like now again."* Sold in liquidor tablet form by y\  Druggists or trial box for 50cbymail.   Write Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buff ub, N. Y.  W  ��r. Pforce'sKKat 1008 pa��e "Medical Adviser," \  elotb-boano, sent for 31  one-cent - atanecs. A  V  The  Queen's Hotel  OOMPLETELY REFURNISHED AND REFITTED  We beg* to announce the reopening- of the Queen's Hotel.    This  popular hotel has been completely refitted throughout;  everything new and up-to-date.    Large lofty rooms,   ���  heated with hot water.   Perfect fire appliances.  Night and Day Service  Patrons of this hotel will find in it all the comforts ot home.  Perfect satisfaction is assured all our guests.    It is  the most centrally located hotel in town.  Bar Stocked with Best Wines, Liquors, Cigars  WALSH & HARTMAN, Props.  "   FIRST STREET AND KNOB HILL AVENUE  --s  A   dp  Should come from healthy and vigorous Stock,  handled in a CLEANLY AND SANITARY  manner Separated Cream insures purity and  quality. The Dairy produces both.  THE DAIRY      J. W, Hannam, Prop.  .'A*.*> ���'*'' '^  Everything in Men's Wear  Clothing:  Underwear  Shirts  Shoes  Hats  Caps, etc.  Five hundred and forty pounds  of blood pass through the heart iri  one hour.  Nothing lately has been heard  regarding the, starting1 of another  daily newspaper in   Nelson.  It'cost the city of- Montreal $54,-  767 to remove the sno'w from the  streets for seventeen days.  ' The hockey season opened at  New Denver on Friday. There was  no ice in that vicinity until the recent cold spell. "    '  * One million rainbow trout fry  will be ' planted in the Spokane  river this spring by the Spokane  county fish and game commission.  JDr. Fagan, a resident of' the  province for 30 years, most of  which time he has been at the head  of the health department, has' retired.  In the subsidy from the Dominion government for the building of  the Second Narrows bridge at Vancouver there is a clause insisting  that all the material must be bought  in Canada.  The granite statue of King Edward VII., recently dedicated'at  Aberdeen, is believed to be the  first granite statue of a ruler erected sincer the days of the Pharaohs.  Randall H. Kemp, M. E., of the  Standard mine at Silverton,' has  been in the hospital at New Depver  for some time suffering from an ab-  cess on the jaw. , He is ' again out  and able to be around.       "  An average, of 750,000 persons  daily attend Chicago's 625 moving  picture theaters. It is estimated  thai-on'Sundays nearly 1,000,000  persons, or nearly half the popula-"  tion of the city go to the "movies."  Wadsworth is the latest town to  spring up in a night. It is at the  end of the steel on the G. T. P.  336" miles east of Prince" Rupert.  One of the first lines of business to  open lip was a blind pig1, where  booze was sold at $6 per bottle.  E. K. Beestbn, secretary of the  Nelson board Of trade, formerly  chief inspector at'Winnipeg foe the  Hudson,s'".Bayvcompany,   in^ whose  to his back, but the exact nature  and extent of which has not thus far  been ascertained. Laurence Johnson, age about 12, was struck hard  by the failing rail. It is thought he  received concussion of the  brain.  Fitzsimmons* Son a Fighter  " ��� *\  "The name of Bob Fitzsimmons  is to live in pugilism and for years  to come. The New York state  commission may keep me from reentering the ring, but it can not bar  Bob,Fitzsimmons Jr. from the roped  arena and that name is going to  adorn the record books and as a  champion. The great work that  this freckled form has performed in  the ring will be reenactcd by my son  and equally good. '   "  So spoke old Bob Fitzsimmons.  Somewhat crushed by the refusal of  the court to lift the ban on his efforts  to reenter the ring in New York  state, which the boxing commission  placed there, "Old Bob" finds some  happiness in the fact his 18-year-old  son gives promise of developing into the greatest fighting machine of  the age.  "That boy of mine is a wonder,"  declared "Old Bob." "He's a  natural fighter. There is none as  good as he. Why, right now, he's  so good that he could whip me if I  were in my prime, and I guess that  was some little job, according to  way the newspapers used to say.  Hotel Brooklyn             .... ..  .  _. 1  ,;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.'   < '   "  ��� '   '   ' * i I  *    " "   p>A  ���i   <     :-" ���  ��� T   ;,  : <*\v4  STEAM HEATED.  O^D. Bush, Prop.  ELECTRIC LIGHTED  Phoenix, Q.C.  "A? I  "-     "W^cl  ' \  D. L. Mc  SOLE AGENTS FOR PRINCETON COAL  * , ' ���' '  '��� .. /  Dealer in Lumber, Shingles, Lath  and Cedar Poles.     Stull Laggan.  First-Class Fir & Tamarac Wood.  MOVING MACHINERY OUR SPECIALTY  If Tired of Wood, try Princeton Coal  ��>i"i i  , *����� h  Will Tour the Province  servicer h"e*\vas for' 29  Premier McBride has announced  that about midsummer or possibly  in the early autumn of'this year he  intends to make a tour of the province. The Premier wil!-visit practically all of the chief points in  British Columbia and it is understood that not only will his itinerary  embrace the older sections of the  interior in the'south but he will also  take in points along the line of the  Grand Trunk Pacific. He will probably be accompanied by one or two  of the ministers.  Sir Richard manages to visit a  good deal of the province every  year. Last year his trip to London  prevented him from getting to very  many.of the British Columbia towns  I and he intends to make up  for  Meat Market Specialties  New laid eggs, 60 c. per doz. "Ohoice Eastern etffc*. 40 c.  Fancy NewrZealand butter, 45c. peMby''*^;'^;';^  Empress'Creameryjbutter, 40c. per lta^x^6'lba:^9r'7]i^^M  Mild cured Hams, 27 c. per lb. ^&:>";-:^  .Breakfast Bacon, 28 c. per lb.  Pure Leaf Lard, 5 lb/pails, 61.00. x^^^^^^P-^H^^^  Sardines, IK c. per tin.  panned 8almon, 25 c. per lb. tin.  Kippers, Haddies, Smoked Salmon.  P. BURNS & CO., LTD.  Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merchants:  PHOENIX, B. C.       PHONEk2IS*W  ���|'."V;-" >',  ���;;�����  i-iP'-'^'SiiX-ii  -!;,���*;;::::  'XPjp  -'S'-S^S'ife  :Pi\4-  .���iv.-'tK'ipiii'isfii  "i'^f-'i"-":  ���;-;S|'  $rt.  S;  y,'7;;t?--��'-i.^'$/?$  Wp  :��\p.  ;lli|il!:  Almstrom's Book Store  years, died in,    _.    .        .     .   ���   ���.    ,--  vt i        i -^        i ��� c    ���    . ��� i - - ���> l-omission during the comine season  Nelson last week from kidney trou .-*��-..  Thos. Brown  ''Everything: a Man  Wears"  The Central Hptel  NEAREST HOTEL TO FAMOUS GRANBY MINES       \  FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATION FOR  MINERS  Bar Stocked with the Finest Line of Wines, Liquors, Cigars  A. O. Johnson ���-���'���. -    -    Proprietor  High-Class Selection  raap  Perfumes, Talcum Powder, Razors, Brushes, Soaps, Toys,  Books, Stationery. High Grade Confectionery. Finest  Selection of Postal Cards.  FINE SELECTION OF GANONG'S CHOCOLATES, FANCY BOXES  The Best Grade of Havanna Cigars.  Antonio Cervo  ; Stemwinder Building"  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 8.45 a.m.  -" "    .    lovvertown,   9.00a.m. [Standard Time  Leave Greenwood 3.00 p.m. J  li  PROMPT  ^TTEWTIpW  TO  EXPRESS AND  FREIGHT  kf Proprietor  ble. During the Riel Rebellion he  held a royal commission as chief  purchasing- agent for imperial forces  in the field  Hans Schmidt in New   York   has-  been found guilty of  murder in   the  first degree for the killing  of Anna  Amuller,   a young   woman   he   had  married   through   a   self-performed  ceremony while acting   as   a   priest  at St. Joseph's   church.     The   penalty for the crime   is   death   in   the  electric chair at Sing Sing prison.  Tommy Burns sailed from San  Francisco on February 10th for  Sydney, Australia, with a string of  five or six fighters. He will tour  the antipodes with his talent. In  Burns' string are Lee Johnson, ' featherweight; Charley Horn, heavyweight; Arthur Pelkey, heavyweight; "Montana Dan" Sullivan,  middleweight, and Fritz Holland,  welterweight.  While Jack McCormack, the  famous Irish tenor, was on his way  from Australia to Vancouver to  fill several engagements, he contracted by wireless while out at sea  2,000 miles to give a concert at  Honolulu when his ship reached  there. Through the medium of the  wireless the talented Irishman accepted, and the complete arrangements were made through space.  A few years ago this would have  been impossible.  Crowding over- to see a fight between two players in the Kenora-  Brandon hockey match, at -Brandon  one night last week. 50 people  overweighted a section of the grand  stand, which collapsed, dropping  them-a struggling mass 10 feet to  the ice below. Doctors and ambulances were rushed to the rink to  find about a dozen more or less  badly hurt, though only one case  was severe enough to call for removal to the- hospital. The game  was called off. William Sexsmith,  the referee, was the only irum take n  to the hospital, where it was fourd  that he had sustained  a   bad 'injury  The Premier went to' Fort" George  in 1910, to Prince Rupert the following year and made a general tour  prior to the election of March, 1912.  \*his\l    ^-Stotibneiy,;*C^nfe)ctibne-ry ai  aSon.\|rV\��';- "V&odak Suppies'atid *>AJ  andlFa^csp^  An the latest Books and Neylsp^!Lp^s|^|  Boundary1 Hockey Schedule  Jan. 5 Greenwood at Phoenix '  7 Phoenix at Grand Forks  9 Grand Forks   at   Greenwood  19 Grand Forks at Phoenix  _21 Greenwood at Grand Forks  23 Phoenix at Greenwood  26 Greenwood at Phoenix  28 Phoenix at Grand Forks  30"Grand Forks at Greenwood  Feb 2 Grand Forks at Phoenix  4 Greenwood at Grand*Forks  6 Phoenix at Greenwood  . 9 Greenwood at Phoenix ���  11 Phoenix at Grand Forks  13 Grand Forks'at Greenwood  Rhone 42.  I The Butte Hotel  S?^feS$!^^5p^S^��SStl  Intermediate Hockey Schedule  Jan. 6-���Phoenix at Greenwood  12���Grand Forks at Phoenix  16���Greenwood at Grand Forks  20���Phoenix at Grand Forks  22���Grand Forks at Greenwood  29���Greenwood at Phoenix  Feb 3���Phoenix at Greenwood  5���Grand Forks at Phoenix  10���Greenwood at Grand Forks  16���Phoenix at Grand Forks  19���Grand Forks at Greenwood  24���Greenwood at Phoenix.  MO ALUM  ���^RJ-? P1-AINUTV  PJfeIK-rjsr> ON THE  iUL  &2WEWH;  ITEST.U'  liiil  *2A  \fjl  ins NO-  LOWER TOWN  Bar stocked with the Finest of Italian Wines.  Best Brands of Liquors and Cigars.  STEAM HEATED THROUGHOUT  Rooms Furnished, Clean, and Well Ventilated.  The Phoenix Club  N. J. Deichert, Prop.  PIPES, CIGARS, TOBACCOS, CIGARETTES  BEST BRANDS ALWAYS ON HAND.  Special Line of the Famous Haid Chocolates  Smokers' Supplies.       Soft Drinks  ENGLISH BILLIARDS,   POOL,   BOWLING ALLEYS  D. J.  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MILK AND CREAM
The rich quality of our Milk and
Cream is gaining* new patrons
for us daily. We solicit a trial.
Delivery made to any part of the
city.     Mail us a card.
The PHOENIX DAIRY
'\Y. A. "McKay & Sons, Pioj>h.
couver, is now located in the Bank
building and is already doing a spen-
did business. He conies well recom
mended, and there is no longer any
necessity of going out of town for
this class of work.
B." J. Draisey and A. N. Docksteader
during their 4 spare time have been
working on a motor sleigh that is
giving satisfactory results. An engine and wheel out of an old motor
cycle and a sled form the combination.
The'Iuachine was given a trial a few
nights'ago and it worked to perfection.
A. O. Johnson since taking over the
Knob Hill hotel has been putting the
house in first class condition. For
the past three weeks carpenters, pa-
pe** hangers and painters, have been
'putting the place in order. In moving from the Central hotel to the
Knob Hill Mr. Johnson did not lose a
boarder, a fact thatJie feels justly
proud of.
Ivan G. "Mike" Mitchell, the greatest goal tender that has ever played
in the B&undary, will in all probability be leaving in a day or two for
Vancouver, to play the balance of the
season with that team. The Patricks
have been ufter him for the past two
weeks, and the wires have been kept
busy. Mitchell, however, has felfc
under obligations to stay with the
Phoenix aggregation. This is his
second season hete.
Boundary Leads in Mineral
Transfer of Liquor Licence
To the Boaid of Licence Commis-
'sioiicis, Phoenix, B. C:
TAKE NOTICE that I intend to
apply to the Board of License Com-
mis^ionets for the City of Phoenix.
B.C., at their next sitting, lor a tians-
for-«>f the Liqum License held by nit*
for the Cential Hotel, Phoenix, B.
C, to August Jackson, Phoenix, B. C.
Aiichew O. Jounson,
Dated at Phoenix. B.C., this 10th
day of January, li)l t.
The Boundary District, the mines
of which together produce more
copper than those of any other jpart
of Canada, led in'1913 in British
Columbia in respect of both the
quantity of ore   mined and the total
value of metals produced.
 -«.	
St. David's Day Concert
Ir celnbratior-'of St. David's Day
the Welshmen of Phoenix will hold
a gr ind concert and serve a si pper
in tl e Miners' Union hall on Tuesday evening,  March   3rd.
Whipsaw creek, a tributary of the
Similkameen river, opposite Copper
mountain, and about 10 miles from
Princeton. " , %    "
GROUP IN  WASHINGTON
- Another new property of tfoe'Brit-
ish   Columbia     Copper    company
which is giving   considerable   satisfaction is the Lone Star and Washington group, just scross the  inter*
natibi/al boundary  line^   and  about
eight miles south' of%the'company's
main plant at Greenwood.      Nearly
500,000 tons of ore  have been  developed within less than 10 per cent
of the^Lone Star estate  in   the  last
year or so, and further development
is,now in progress.    The ore  is of
a somewhat refractory  nature,   and
a concentrating plant has  been   installed near the   Dominion  Copper
company's smelter works at Boundary   Falls,   thre~£   miles   from   the
British Columbia Copper companyLs
smelting works at Greenwoodf    At
this concentrator the refractory constituents of the ore are   eliminated.
A big aerial cable way connects the
Lone Star mine, running cross country to the concentrator. "
Another group of promising holdings, recently taken under option
by the British Columbia Copper
company, is the Eureka group of
claims near Nelson. The third
payment on the option for this group
was made a couple of months ago.
The company also put 'a force of
men at work recently on its properties in Wellington camp, purchased in 1909.
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E. A. Black 'Jeweler
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For Sale
The property known as the Cottage
Hotel, situated on two lots, comprising house of 23 rooms, furnished,
barn and chicken house. For terms,
iddri'ss M. H. Kane, box: 101, Phoenix, B. C.
p# s.—Owner is anxious to sell, having important business elsewhere.
Body Shipped to New Denver
D. F. Anderson arrived the first
of the week from Sandon and made
arrangements for the taking of his
brother's remains over to New Denver for interment, . The deceased
at one time had been a member of
the Odd Fellows>and the Orangemen, and both local lodges procured
wreaths. About 30 Odd Fellows
escorted the body to the depot on
Monday.
Argo Looks Good
Ola Lofstad, president of the
Argo Mining & Tunnel Co., at
Greenwood, paid a visit; to Phoenix
this week, and stated that indications on the "Argo," after drifting
a distance of 900 feet are becoming
more encouraging every day. "We
expect to strike the lead in a:-week's
time," says Mr.   Lofstad.
Dr. H. E. Griffith
Den""-?st
Reasonable Prices.
Examination Free.
Bank Block, Phoenix
Of all kinds promptly attended
to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.      Phone A65
James G. McKeown
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