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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Feb 20, 1915

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 urn  _~sas  PH_,!fr_i  'f- -  i|f  Tlie-  largest cupper mines in  the Doiniiiion are situated  at Phoenix. The Granby  60. employs 500 men, and  has a monthly pay roll of  over #50,1.100: Two railmuds  afford access to the city. .  <'|iy 1 an  Devoted to the interests 6f*t. ^ Boundary mining District  &���  Tins Pho_we_ Pi<m-sgb�� i8-  ./published ^in eh,e_ ,hlgh��r&  Wmicfpali&^iir C_nod*--  -altitude, 4,800,ft.., Tfye\*i^r\  has a -popttla_6_V_f' l^Bft  and "possesses^ __^e_al  hotels, opera house, selutett  SIXTEENTH YEAR  PHOENIX, B.C., SATURDAY, FEB.  20��� 1915  SKIING PENNANT  COMES TO TOWN  E. Engen of Phoenix Club  Champion of Canada *,  tesiants were  allowed  a  trial jump  and  two jumps'the total  points of  The!  The     only   'representative1     ft <>ii  Phoenix   to  attend the  winter cai-  nival   at   Revelstoke  this   year w'*  E.   Engen,   of tbe   local   ski  c1ui\  who returned  to town on Saturday  from   Rossiand,   where, along with  Pr Nyseter  of the same  dub, they  took   a   prominent  part   in  the ski  events of the  Golden city's  annnal  winter {fathering.      At   Revelstoke  ' he entered for all  the ski events-  in  ,-    which he  was eligible   winning  the  long-distance   race  of seven miles.  There   were  twelve  entries ' for the  event, and* Mr,- Engen covered  the  course in  Ihr. 14mins.'_nd 12secs.,  N. Nelson, his nearest rival coming  in 44secs. after.   ,The prizes were a  silver cup   and   gold .medal   for-the  winner.     Fortune, however, desert,  ed Engen   in  the  open ski jumping  contest for  the  B.C. championship,  N. Nelson being judged the winner  - by a score of 202 points to Engen's  190.    The latter.also won,the men's  standing   contest   with   a  jump ,"of  99 feet.     At   the   close of  the competition, Messrs. Nelson and Engen  gave an   exhibition .of hand in hand  jumping, which  excited the  admiration of the spectators.'  The jumping at Rossiand was for  the championship of Canada and  possession . of the Olaus Jeldness  -cup. The holder of the cup, Har  vey Lynn of .Rossiand, did not enter. There were six entries, including three from Phoenix, and 'a re-  vised system of rules was used.  Twenty points were allowed 'for  character or form in jumping, with  one point additional for each foot  jumped. Character included position at start, at the leap, in the air  and'Ianding, according to rules-laid  down. Thirty feet were deducted  for a   fall   or   touching   both   hands  which   were   added   together,  results were as follows:  t, E. Engen, Phoenix; 2, O. Dor-  bam. JRevefstoke; 3,  Paul Nyseter,  r>_"   '"   ���    '*" *  '        ' 1"'' ,*'"  Phoenix. < - ��� v  According to the Rossiand Miner,  Engen was   the easy winner of the'  content  from   every point of view,,  his jumps being 73^ft.   and 69^ft.  The   seconds and   third    men   were  priciiciilly   lied,   the  aggregate   of  Nyseter  of   Phoenix  being slightly  gte'ater than  that  of Dorham's, but  the latter took second place for better form.     Nelson  of Revelstoke in  his   last jump  practically  equalled  Engen's best; but unfortunately he  fell  with his  first jump,   which put  him   out  of  the   reckoning. "   Paul  Nyseter   made  the  longest jump of  76 feet, but lost "points for  touching  with   one  hand.    "Conditions were  not ideal for jumping,  the snow be  ing rather shallow  and  the pitch of  the hill by no mean^s steep enough  B. C. Mining  Marriage Regulations *  Owing-to-the frequency  of recent  1.    The Hedley Gold Mjning company  marriages in which  the  contracting  has installed   its   new   waterpowerJ parties have" been,, of Caucasian and  stopping    large   demand ' for | Oriental  r,ace��,* 'special  trf'structions  NtJMWKB $2  Doukhobors On Parade .  The Grand Forks Doukhobors  were afflicted with another spasm on  Sunday last, and started out to  work it off with a parade through  the principal streets of our unfortunate sister burg. Led by their  modern Moses, Pete Veregin, the  company who numbered several  hundreds, kept step to the singing  of hymns and psalms. Unlike the  parades held some years ago on  the prairies, the order for the day  appeared to be full dress (very fuU  in Some'cases), but it may be said  with truth that the type of feminine  beauty in the ranks was "scarcely  such as to attract the ^attention of a  ^street, pavement."attflsU -According  to our correspondent the Douks are  negotiating for other purchases of  land in tha* vicinity of Phoenix. It is  said that they have made.goad offers  for land in the neighborhood of  Hale and Jos. Trombley's ranch.  thus  -Piince'fon conl.���Nelson '"News." ���* s  Voignt Camp is in active develop,  ment, a small force "of miners being  employed ft is stated that a smell  ter will be erected for tieatment of  Ihe ore, which is self-fluxing.  O. Lachmund, manager of tr?e B:  C. Copper company, came overfrorp  Greenwood this week and weitt up  to-the "company's properties in Pri'nu  cess camp. He intends remaining  there for at least a week. ���'-  The A*hcrdft-Journal recently re-  porte.d that a group of copper mines  in Highland valley had_<been bonded  to the B. C. Copper company. This  company has no interest in the deal,  the properties being personally bonded to Frederic Keffer and Harry  Johns.���Similkameen Star".  Development work is being carried  on by William Wilson a large shared  holder in   tbe   Princeron-Chilliwack  Coal company, on the property near  the Tulameen bridge.     A tunnel has'  beendriven about 90 ft., having 4^  feet of coal in the face.    A shaft has  been sunk 143  ft., piercing   a seam  of coal 11 ft. thick.     It  isJ intended  to drift to  the   shaft, which   will be  utilized   for   ventilation.     For local  delivery and   shipping this  property  has a very good situation.  haye-been issued toMheresheriffs of  different counties '.that ' "Tn^-futare  jjio licenses to marry, where one of  the parties is an Asiatic and the  oilier of the white race, are to be  granted until after the application  has been referred to the head office  "at Victoria."  Ihe  interpretation    of  the  term  '/Asiatic" is described as embracing  Chinese, Japanese and East Indians.  Those responsible are also cautioned  .as to giving   licenses   to   "divorced  persons where the divorce has been  obtained in the United States^or to  people   coming   from    the   United  .States."     Particular care musbalso  *e taken in dealing with  parties under the  legal   age   of 21   years,'or  who appear to be so.  DECISIVE DEFEAT  OF FOHKS' TEAM  - ������ '-  Visitors' Prptest^Referee's  Decisi^n'^-L^aye ^the~Ice  QAfter a   week's   interval  to allow  b _______   eath of Helmer Swanson  Reported Small Pox  A slight outbreak of ^vhat  is" reported to be small pox   is   likely to  alter, theplans ofthe Militia Depart  ment   regarding   the'movement .of  troops    from    Grand    Forks.     The  */i The membership of the Scandinavian Aid and Fellowship Society  "sustained a loss this week by" the",  death in Spokane, on Tuesday, of  rHelmer Swanson, for twelve years  a hig'hly-respected resident of this  city,, .The,.tidings ofvhis passing  'away'were quite unexpected, as his  friends were anticipating his return  this week from the "States, where he  had gone for special treatment for  air internal "disorder.-  but relished by the boys, who fully  expected to be drafted into one of  the battalions of the second overseas contingent.- Recruiting has  been proceeding lately at the Forks.  the Grand Fork| seven to attend the  carnival' games in -Rossiand, the  schedule for 'the Boundary championship was resumed on,Thursday:  The contest took place" on the Phoenix ice, which--* considering* the recent spell of Warm afternoon weather, -was" in 'fairly "good condition.  After five-or Isix minutes of; fast  play, in^whrchTreherne'and Quance  managed to, land a couple of shots-,  into the-'Grand" Forks net,,the visitors- caused _ sensation byleaving  the ice as" a protest against Referee  Pierce's decision on the last goal.  However, after a-tedious wait''of  nearly an hour the matter 'was  apparently smoothed over by the  home bunch relinquishing one goal  and allowing a change in the referee-  ship by substituting E.* E. Barnes  for Jas.^Pierce. - *   "'  The resultant play was well  w^o/th the wait,"pa*rricularly the first  period, which \vTas a fast, snappy and'  scientific exhibition^ of Canada's  winter game. McWha and Quance  were in'' fine /orrn, probably their  best th/ts   season," and with the^ex-  the  form shown   by Eddie Murray  and  Elmo  Geddes, both of Whom  are players of more than usual promise.  Davidson and Bassett traate-  the spectators^0/some effective ia,  dividualrphtyj-but' on'��the whola th��  seven, worked  well  infpartoershJp.  The score by periods was as^foHdws^'  ���First: Phoenix, 2; Grand Forks,  0. Second: Phoenix, 4; Grand Forks, ,  0. Final: Phoenix, 7; Grand Forks, 1.'  " ���-; ~ v   ,  Hockey Club Dance -. s *_  The ball on Monday evening uri."  der   the  auspices   of the   Phoenix .  Hockey club,   proved   in every way s  to be the social and*finan"cial succese  its p'romotors  desired forvit.    The  dance took place in the fine,lodge!  room" of the  I.O.O.F.) which was  tastefully deqoraWd for the occasion'"  by the ladies -of the local Spinsters'  club.. There was. a large attendance',  of'the general public,.augminte<f>y'  visitors,   from' * outlying   Boundary';  points, and the KnigTit-and McKay t <  orchestra were repeatedly called upon   for  encores" with fan insistence  that jvould -not  be' denied, 'all   of  which   were   generously  conceded.  The  catering   and   provision ofthe  good  things   for   supper  was   the  special charge   of the spinsters and  their lady friends,,to * whom is due  in a great"measure the general sue- -  cess of the affair.-~ During-the in- '  terim for^supper, a^ cake donated by  Mrs.-Bush  of  the ( Brooklyn .hotel,' *  . ....     <���--_��>���������_ .   .was s-t aside  to b'eVaffled, Dr. ,W/\  ception of a, few instances the puck 1 r      _:*_u: ''- 1 ���_   " _,        ',        "L.."   <���'  v  _    ���_* T+'"'_       L-    -  \i . -    L'   R-ttcnie-takiftg - the  cake.   The  >,---;-.-;--y. 7--     In addition to       .       v _.     .-.~i-+,-���- -        i_  f)is~af6iia.tion with the above society.! was-a-- decided- partnership 'affair. I d  Jhe-was a member   of  the   Phoenix! Both --J-- l--J -----  . - v    + ' - 1  prospeet-otanotber;delay-J5*_nyfh1r^ ^^*Ui34aKv*--vTrhf4^_c_ea.sed leaves-  Aerie/No. 158, Fraternal   Order of doi  on the fence, but taking the play all  through the ^.garne was tolerably  fiee from any unusual episodes. The  =Eag1es,' and   it {is   the   intention  of  rboch_ld"3ges' to'- attend   the  funeral  serv^ejn St. John's Church  tomor-  two sisters to mourn his loss, Miss  A." Swanson of Nelson.' and a married sister resident at Sheep --Creek.  A landslide"caused by the   torrential    rains   at    Varcosabina,,,, Italy,  and   fifteen    feet   for   touching  one I buried  a  house   occupied   by��� eight Ianc*   prices   are   fractionally   lower,  Copper Market  ^Copper is weaker at -the   moment  Phoenix Boys Leave  5"-  Headed by the band  of the Fifth  Artiilery and the   pipers  of the Gor-  u   -^ ��� u -T'tf - - '���- ��� drawing realized, the sum of $7.30..  th sides.had t��eir representativesU     McQueen, . assisted   bf Cha^  ng   an, Ash^ Wednesday penance   Davidson   representedthe dub arid *  .Foiks bovs made  show but  ^r._^_^-.v;_*^00l__.. ,  seemed to* fall away on combination.  Their,goal     tender   extricated   his  _ S if  team  fro nit some impossible   situa-  tions/ while   Clark   for    the   home  squad   provedr his fiae qualities  so  presented the club and  carried'out their .duties as^managers  in a manner acceptable" to all..     "J  /-:��� UT-- * _-^w-  States has just decided that hawm.  papers cannot be compelled to make  disclosures of their sources of in.  formation.  The  British government have no  hand, as in former years.     The con-1 persons.     None have been   rescued.  for To-day:  Fancy Crisp  California  Celery  ��� Per Bunch  says the Boston Commercial.    Lake  is 14^ to 15   cents, and electrolytic  is'14^/8   to   14|^ cents   per  pound  This reaction was  predicted   in  last  week's letter.     Domestic consumers  have purchased   approximately   sufficient copper to cover their   present  requirements; and'tliere   is a .slight  lull   in   the    foreign    buying.     Producers are so well sold out, however,  that they aie not pressing the metal  for sale.     Indications strongly favor  a "rally in prices in  the  near  future.  much that   it   wastinot   until   a few  minutes from time that he allowed! les's than 9350 tons of copper stored  don ' Highlanders,' and escorted by Ithe Puck to Pas.b h'm' The PoiicY ofl "P at Gibraltar. It was seized by  mounted police with a detachment!ffivin_" encouragement to local hock-/ British warships while in transit to  of Canadian    .Vfounted   Rifles,    the l^ P,avers   '*'. nfow  bear'ng" fr��'t in/German agents in Italy.  30th Battalion marched through the I  [  -streets  of  Victoria   on   Sunday, nnlr���--��� ' n���������11 ,__���,_ rr���-1   the first lap of the journey to France. I If.'        .i   " " ^V  orrin, Thompson & Co.  Attend Bonspiel  .The   schedule    of games   in   the  Boundary   bonspiel   commenced  on  Wednesday,   at   Greenwood.    Two  rinU.s representing the prowess of the  Phoenix   Curling   club   entered   the  lists, and   up   to   the   time of going  to press, Evans' rink was in tlie finals for all the principle trophies, and  both of them   were   in   the finish for  the Smith cup.      The last gathering  took   place   in   Grand    Forks,    and  next year   is   the turn  of  Phoenix.  The   following   composed   the   two  rinks   from   here:  (1) J- A. .Motrin,  G. J. Mullen,   R.    McWha  and W.  PrenclergasV.     (2)   Geo.     Evans,  J.  Fuller, VV. Brewer and VV. S. Cook.  City League Games  The    Lower    town    and    Granby  hockey teams are scheduled to meet  again today, Saturday, and considerable local interest is manifested over  the    result.     If  Granby    wins   this  game   they   are   the   acknowledged  head of the   league.    The "Roughnecks," however, claim to have more  than a fair prospect of winning-, and  ! if they   do   il   will   require   another  (game or so to decide the   ownership  i of  the   tin   cup.     Following-  is the  j standing of the clubs in   the  league:  I Lower town, won   1, lost   1;   Upper  'town, won   1, lost   2;   Granby, won  2, lost 1.  Coffee Hard Hit  The scheme for bringing the Germans to their knees   is   well   under-  weigh in Canada.     Inquiries at the  Custom House this week elicited the  fact that coffee is one of the articles  particularly hard hit by the new war  tariff.    Tea remains   the   same,  no  doubt for the reason  that the  trade  and growing  of that   commodity is  almost exclusively in   British hands.  Coffee, however, is especially a German investment, millions  of dollars  of that country's money finances the  coffee planters of Costa Rico, Guata-  mala, and other   portions   of South  America.    The duty on  coffee coming into this country is  five  cents a ;  pound, and 10%  ad  valorem, which ;  is   to   say   that   100 lbs.   valued   at  $30 would pay  $5, plus   another $3 '  ad valorem. '���  Thousands lined the route,, but an j F  eye-witness ot the .scene says the  occasion seemed so sad that there  was little or. noV cheering except  from the boys themselves. The departure was evidently';.expected, as.  farewell letters and postcards were  received from the. Phoenix boys on  Saturday. -  'Phone 56  P. O. Box 309  The Little Store  First Street.  McKay & Knight, Props.  A Slight Mistake  The following  story   serves   to illustrate   the   difference between  an '  "alien" and an "alien enemy":    "A '  young British   officer in   charge of a ;  remote station   in   South   Africa received a message from  his superior:  "War   has  been   declared.      Arrest  fill aliens in your district."   Promptly the   superior   received   the   reply:  "Have arrested seven Germans, two  Belgians, two Frenchmen   four Russians, two  Swedes   and  one American.     Let me know at once who the  devil it is we are at war with."  '"Quaker" Just Arrived  Quaker Pure Gold Corn Meal - 50c. sack  (Farina Gialla al-Prima Qualita)  Quaker Rolled Oats     -    -    - 45c. sack  "        "      "     3 Packages for 50c.  I  <i  <<  Puffed Rice   3  Puffed Wheat 3  <<  <<  50c.  50c.  "   Hominy  25c. package  I  COME IN AND EXAMINE OUR FINE STOCK  SEE OUR WIDOW DISPLAY  ' -S5.1  M  W  ��� ���"<- ' c-  iff.  i   m '=' ��� -'. ,-l.  TV  2f  -'��  1   !'  -* ���  a"  ���t  J  _6tE    PIONEER,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  defraying the big  debt his country,  men owe to Britain.  !  THE PHOENIX PIONEfeR  ISSUED  WEEKLY  At Phobwijc, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2,50 to United States.  G. Kay, Publisher.  -5*  nf  m  _ti  If  %  t  It*'*  I  ,<���%-.  ��V_  *"v  i  _i>VEKTI813if_ SC_K  . <^* App^oaiMon for Mquor Licence (30 days) .. $6.0��  _jtf_��Atien far Trsmsfw at Uoamva *7.��  ���tertttloate of Improvement notice (8e**ye)f7.��  _.��n_caticm to Purchase Land nottoM (90 *�������)  -    *7.��  DeKnquen t Co-owner notices (93 days).... $10.00  Small Water Notices-(30 daye)  WI-H0  JBelinquent Co-Ownership notloee 90 d��ys 138.09  Itapliciate CerHIoate of Title noMces $��.0t  Oards of Thaslts,:��) oents.  All other legal advertising, 12 cents a line,  single column, for the flret insertion; and 8  eentei-Unefori^hsubs^uentiMwrtton. n0B"  ptfrell neasureraenfc.  Display ads $1.00 per inch, single  ealumn, per month. Transient ads.  file, per inck, pet issue; sulNw^nt-e i��-  gtrbionir, We. f��? ine-.  i-.;;''  *���&'���> -. ���  ��-sws-  ���'���*,-':''> J-V"''1  ���r";>  ^'.;i^l^ji___*^.^W*��ri-  Often since the war began, says  the Boston -Herald,, there must have  crossed the minds of both statesmen  and strategists, the thought of how  foolish the British government was  to forbid the construction  of a railroad  tunnel   between  England and  France.    Had the two empires been  connected* by  the  proposed double  tube road there would have been a  vast saving of time, trouble and expense inithe conveyance of British  troops to Northern France and Bel  her and I went away in a. boat to  pick up any remaining. She was  burning furiously, and might any  moment have blown up, so, going  as near as possible, I told the Gerl  mans to jump and swim to the boat,  which they did.  "Unfortunately at "-he same time  the ship gradually heeled over, and  plunged down to the bottom. We  only picked up eleven souls, and  their tales of the -scene made one  shudder.       They  had   fired   every  shot  they  had Some  of them think that when the Cornwall opened fire''~at_jthe end we  meant to gij^ejhem  no   quarter, as  gium.    Neither from below or from  above.could any  attack .have., been J reveng.e-~fx>r  the   Good   HopVSmd  made,   submarines .and   aeroplanes j Monmouth.      When   they  left our  Saturday, Feb. 20, 1915.  being alike powerless to pierce 300  feet under the,bed of the sea. Men,  horses, guns and supplies of all  kinds would- have arrived in far better condition than was possible by  the old sea route. The military advisers and naval men who so bitterly opposed the Bill for the construction of the tunnel now preserve a  discreet silence on the subject  ship we gave them three hearty  cheers, for they had fought a.gallant action against considerable  odds."  Status of Enemies In Law  lt is   a difficult question whether  to put down the present very satis-  ' factory stand of the bulk of South  Africa's Dutch population, to loyalty  or gratitude.    Respect, perhaps, is  nearer "the mark, gratitude" not  being a' pronounced' trait of the Afri-  ^'cahc\er',Dqpper.    It should be lat-  *   tefV'Tbr'Jalthough the  British  have'  '"'. .ar-o^eaY swords   with them   in two,  wars the  very race owes its   actual  existence to the British government.  In '79,' the  Zulus  stung to mad-'  ness'by outrages committed against  them   by   Boers, declared   war and  threatened    to    wipe  every   Dutch  man, woman  and child off the map  .of South Africa.     Mustering a hun ���  thousand   strong,   brave   as   lions,  well armed, perfectly drilled in regiments of three  thousand, adepts in  what is known as the present formation of attack, they were a power to  be  reckoned   with���and  the Boers  '   realized it to the fullest limit.  To make  matters  worse  for the  Boers   their   treasury  was   empty,  they had   few   rifles and worse still  no ammunition.    They were a cinch  for the niggers and  lost  no time in  calling   loudly   for   help   from   the  "accursed English," as old   Kruger  used to refer to us.    They cunningly informed   Sir Theophilus   Shep-  stone that there  was great danger  that :he  Zulus would  not be likely  to make . any "exception  in  the case  ofthe English  settlers and the government fell for the story, although  the English  settlers   never had the  slightest   fear  on that score.    The  upshot of it was that Gladstone interfered and the fighting which followed left no   doubt in the minds of  anyone as to what would have been  the  fate  of the  Boers  if England  had turned a deaf ear to their appeal.    One thing is   very  certain.  There would have been no Kruger  and no South African war,  for the  very simple reason that there would  have been no Boers left to fight.    It  will be  seen  then   that so far from  England   being  in   debt   to  South  Africa, the boot is on the other foot  and   Botha  by   his   loyalty   is only  In the Uaited Kingdom a form of  conscription was created, by the  Ballot Act of 1880. This act, which  has never been repealed, provides  for all males over five feet two  inches in height and between the  ages of eighteen and ..thirty being  called upon to serve in the militia.  This law is held in abeyance by a  special act of parliament. In this  country, the law is framed so as to  compel almost every man of reasonable age to serve in" the defence of  the Dominion. This would even  include all aliens who are not enemies of the country. During, the  American civil war conscription was  put in force by. the' federal authorities and many British subjects who  refused were given a few days to  make up their mind or leave the  country.  Very Strang*. The government  shows no signs.. o( adopting Lord  Aylmer's suggestion of bringing  those German prisoners out to Can  ada, and presenting each of them  with a slice of our good Canadian  land. It would appear that some  people's advice is not taken serious  ly by the gentlemen, _&��)tUwa, for  it is now evident- they must also  have turned down the Pioneer's  suggestion to give Teach prisoner a  pension.  ������,   Poor old General Jqffre. If honors are showered on him after the  war, in anything Kke the same proportion as has been the case lately,  he'll have to hire a special secretary  to keep him posted on what he is.  "If anything is to take place on  the seven seas, Germany must know  about it." Very true, kaiser, very  true.    You'll know about it.  The warm weather of the" past  few days has put a damper on something else than the spirits of the  skaters.  The Leipsic's Last Stand  The prophecy uttered' by the captain of the Leipsic, while that vessel  was off the Californian coast, that  his vessel would be the coffin for  him and his men, came near being  literally fulfilled. '* Writing of the  incident, a British officer says:  "We raked-'the Leipsic fore and  aft. Her upper de-k was a shambles. After shfe caught fire and  stopped we steamed round and  round her out of torpedo range. As  her flag was still flying we thought  she was waiting to put a torpedo  into us, and as there were several  explosions that looked like gunfire  we did not know whether she,was  finished or not. The captain told  -the Cornwalli to sink her with gunfire.  "We afterwards learned the appalling news that while we were  circling around her, the crew had  assembled in line waiting for us to  come and save them, and the few  shots of tte Corwall killed every  man except about a dozen. If we  had had any indication that they had  surrendered we could have saved a  large part of tliem, but tbe survivors said the fire was so bad they  j could not do anything,  j     "Eventually   \ye   steamed   up   to  The English court of appeals, consisting of seven judges and presided  over by the Lord Chief Justice, has  just given their decision on the  status of alien enemies in the courts  of the empire.  Dealing with the question whether an alien   enemy could   sue in the  courts, his  lordship   said   they had  decided   that  such   a  person could'  not sue without special licence from  the Crown, for his  rights were suspended until peace was restored.  At  the  same   time  they  had  come  to  the   conclusion   that - he   could   be  sued.    There seemed no reason why  a British  subject  or   neutral person  should   not  enforce  his just rights  for the   payment of a debt against  an alien enemy, for the law did not  allow any degree of immunity to an  alien enemy during the war.  In the interests of public policy  it was only just that an alien enemy  should be sued, for his immunity  from prosecution would injure the  British subject and give relief to  the enemy���a disability from which  the British subject should "not suffer.  At the same time, when an alien  enemy was sued it was only just  and equitable that he should be  allowed, to, defend-the actions 'Tsp'  deprive him of that right would be  contrary to the basic principles of  our law.  For the same reasons an alien  enemy defendant should be allowed  to.appeal, that any error of judgment on the part of a- judge against  that defendant might be rectified.  ���An appeal by an alien enemy plaintiff, however, would have to be suspended until the war was over, for  it stood to reason that if an enemy  alien could not sue he could not  appeal.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  leased for a term of fcwenby-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Net  more than 2,560 acres will be leased to  one applicant. \  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the  Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in  which the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsur-  veyed territory the tract applied for  shall be staked out by the applicant  hirnBelf.  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  f urnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, such returns should be furnished at least once  a year.  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 rafceof $10.00 an acre.  Por full information application  should be made to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dot  minion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized   publication  of  this advertisement will not be paid for.  ���30690.  Boundary District of British Columbia  RICH   IN   MINERAL-   AGRICULTURAL AND   LUMBERING   POSSIBILITIES-  A MOST PROMISING FSELD FOR THE INVESTOR.  Probably no district in the Dominion of Canada possesses so great an array of  potentialities as the above.    The mountains throughout its entire length and breadth,  are almost without exception mineraliferous, containing gold, silver, copper, iron and  other valuable ores, while in afew localities there are  more than surface indications  of-theJpresence of coal. "   -^ ,-   ":s " "'  FOREST AND MINERAL WEALTH  ' . \ ���'  Its forest stretches are among the richest in the province, and what is of great  importance, easily accessable to river and railway. There is scarcely a square mile of  it that is not either equipped with high tension wires, or which could not be reached  by the expenditure ofthe smallest outlay. Not the least attraction from the point of  view ofthe investor, is the sites for water power, which abound in this district.  Just at present an immense amount of interest is being directed to the recent  free gold discovery in Greenwood, while in the same district is to be seen one of the  best equipped free gold properties in the west, a not inconsiderable asset in these days  of industrial depression and shrinkage of gold reserves. It is in this district where is  situated the Phoenix and Grand Forks properties of the Granby Consolidated, together with those ofthe British Columbia Cogper company. In the former camp, and  surrounding it for miles on all sides, are acres of crown-granted mineral claims, all  awaiting the advent of the investor. The title deeds to these properties, thanks to a  beneficent series of mining laws, are unimpeachable, and if proof is wanted ofthe  statement, let us point to the almost entire absence of mining litigation in the courts  of the province.      - -  AGRICULTURE AND FRUIT-GROWING CENTRE  .'-������-        -   --.���-.>��'''  The possibilities ofthe Boundary as an agricultural and fruit-growing centre  are also worthy of investigation, and a visit to some of its' spendidly equipped orchards will prove a revelation to the stranger. The highways throughout the Boundary makes this section of the province the motorists paradise, millions having been  spent on the construction of government roads.  No locality is better served with railroads than the Boundary district.'; At  present this section is served by. two of the greatest systems on the continent, the  C. P. R. and Great Northern companies, while within a few months the route to the  Pacific coast will be commercially curtailed by the opening of the new K. V. V.  branch of the former.  Tho 4___  Phoenix  Pioneer  has for 16 Years been recognized as the Mining  Medium ef tke B��a��_ary  country.  In the matter of advertising, it reaches the  right kind ef people, and  an advertisement irr its  columns is certain of  quick and profitable results.           In the matter of all  things pertaining to the  progress of tke district it  is a reliable and trustworthy authority. It's  American subscription list  is one ef the largest in  the Kootenay.  When arriving in town  subscribe for it. When  leaving keep your subscription a)iver You may  want to come back again.  Advertisers should call  or write for our Advertising rate card. The local  paper is the local medium  for   local   business   men.  Send in Your Stationery Orders and  Holiday Printing: to the  0 Phooriix Pioneer  THE HOME OF  PRINTI  Published Every  Saturday Morning  A BUSINESS MAN  IS  KNOWN  BY THE  QUALITY OF PRINTING HE USES  Our Stock of Stationery is the' Best that can*be procured in  Canada, and our Workmanship will meet with your approval  Why 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 fipne wfth printers?  mn ANP pappr  No Job Too Large, None too Small  The PHOENIX Pi  $2.00 per Year in Advance. 4 2.50 per Year to U. S.  ����� 'V  ���!,  t!  _________��!  fc��. :  _Z f^^^^^Sm^^^W^^mmm^^^^S,  iCi.u*o^it'^:./>$;ri'.r"'U'tUtf^  ,..,..������., '^El'f'  W  THE    PIONEER,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH    COLUMBIA.  i"__^  )  is the canal of life but it becomes a  8ewerif slogged. tip.-. All life consists of building up and tearing  down ami just in the same manner that the blood carries to the  . ' various parts of the body the food that the cells need for building  up, bo it ''s compelled to carry away the waste material that's torn  down. These waste materials are poisonouB and destroy us unless  the liver and kidneys are stimulated into refreshed and vigorous life.  DR. PIERCE'S Golden Medical Discovery  is the balancing power���a vitalizing power.   It acta on the stomach  and organs of digestion and nutrition���on the purifying filters which  clean the blood.   Thua fresh vitalized blood feeds the nerves, heart  ���end brain.   Thia.well known alterative relieves catarrh of the ato__ch nt::  headac-iea accompanying same, and has been successful for more than a >*&��� '  eration as i tonic and body-builder.   It builds up the rundown system.' ion  need it���ii you are always "catching cold"���or have catarrh of the nose end,,.  throat    7 ho active medicinal  principles of American-Na-re-rooti' era  extracted without alcohol and yon can obtain this 4:.\i--0f-,  tonic in liquid or tablet form at any drug: store or  send 6< ce ts in 1-cnnt stamps for trial box of tablets.  Concentrates  ]  3 nd31 ona-c -nf ttampt t" nay cott of mailing and  u ���appinar for 're; copy of'J'he Camn.on Sense Medico'  / iolser, by , 3r. R. V. f'trco,. cloth boand, lOOi.'  V ���ges.    Addi ess Dr. R. V . Pierce, Buffalo. N. Y,  :!SEWER  s~  I The  COMPLETELY REFURNISHED  AND REFITTED  We beg to annourice the reopening ofthe 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 sati*faction is assured all our guests. . It is  the most centrally located hotel in town.  Bar Stocked with Best Wines, Liquors, Cigars  i__  WALSH & HARTMAN, Props.  FIRST 8TREET AND KNOB HILL AVENUE  BUSINESSMEN'S TRAIN  The Great Northern is now operating a Businessmen's train between Spokane and Seattle which  makes close connection at Spokane with Boundary trains. -.-v..--*-v. ....-r_-.���   ���*  J. V.INGRAM, Agent, Phoenix.  THE KNOB MILL HOTEL  A. O. Johnson, Prop.  First-Class Accommodation for Miners  FINEST OF WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS IN STOCK.  ���PHONE 72:      -*, ������_..; YOIXR  PATRpNAGE SOLICITED,  'The British Isles- in 1913 -produced 57,000,000 bushels of wheat  ;and 134,000,000 bushels of oats.  ��� The members of the Masonic  craft in, Victoria entertained their  brethren in the second contingent to  a smoking concert on Thursday.  The motion picture people overlooked a fine actor when they missed  that Vancouver Chink who shot  himself while en route from the top  of a three-storey building.  ; A report- ifrom Amsterdam says  .the, Beigian Baroness Decalwaert,  accused of helping her. countrymen  to; \ reach-, King Albert'sv army, has  been sentenced to three years' imprisonment.  . -  Black hand letters demanding  sums of a thousand dollars have  -been received by two prominent  citizens of Kamloops. Both letters  were written in the same handwriting and were left on the doorsteps of the recipients. No arrests  jhave as yet been made.  In reply to Germany's "recent protest against  the  building of hydroaeroplanes   by   American   manufacturers for England, and Russia, Mr.  Bryan;   secretary  of  state, has   informed    the    German   government  that he does  not concur in the contention   that  such    craft    must   be  regarded   as vessels   of war  'whose  delivery to belligerent states by neutrals should be stopped.'  The Kansas so-called coercion  statute, making it unlawful for any  individual or corporation to coerce  or influence any person to enter into an agreement not to join or remain a member of a labor organization as a condition, of such person  securing or continuing in'the employment of such individual or cor-  poration, has been annulled as unconstitutional- by the ��� United States  Supreme 'court.- The decision has  been regarded with a deal of impor-'  tance by labor circles in the United  States.  The wife.of General Metzinger, a  distinguished French officer, whose  son, a.captain in the army, was re  cently wounded, was travelling from  Switzerland to Lorraine. She overheard a conversation between two  German officers during a rainstorm.  One said: "Oh, I left my umbrella  at a hotel in Paris." The other replied: "Never fear you will be able  to go and get it next week." "Pray  do not trouble yourself," interrupted  Mme Metzinger, "my son, who is a  captain in the French army, will  undertake to bring it to Berlin himself."  EMD  )3  I for garden and/arm ore boat  fo_ B.C.soil.Set? Ccrtalog-e fox  solid gu<tf eu-tW of pu_itr  _ and tferminortionr  ootid now for Copy fre��  Sutton & S��ns.Th��Kin��_ Soodaam  H������Iin_tJ_nJfl��,ria  ..A. J. Wo o tt w a rd  v*l5��l_.r|- sr. -6*Gran vi ll��V  H9  WOOD  First-class Fir and Tam-  . arac Wood, $6.00 per cord  Pine Wood, $5.00 per cord.  Fir and Tamarac, double cut,  per cord, $7.00.  WOOB  DELIVERED  NOTICE.  ON  SHORT  'Phone B3B  ... , ���   .....    . ..-��� " ���: ,....    ... <-. ���    ���:.';, ."..,.  The Only First-Class and Up-To-Date  Hotel in Phoenix. New from cellar  tbj roof. Best Sample Rooms in the  Boundary, Opposite Great Northern  Depot      V   v      Modern Bathrooms.  .'*$'  STEAM HEATED.     ELECTRIC LIGHTED  o. d. Bush^ Prop. Phoenix, B.C;  r  Robt. Forshaw  ��� ������  Shoes that Fit!  We make a specialty of Miners'  Shoes; good fit, nice* shape, and  nothing but the best of stock used  SATISFACTION GUARANTEE��  NICK palorcia;  Knob Hill Ave.        Phoenix, B.C.  MILK AND CREAM  .'. fi        ' ���  ���  The rich quality of our Milk and  Cream is gaining new patrons  Jpr us daily. We solicit a trial,  ij&elivery made to. an;  city.     Mail usj��*e5.rl  Are a necessity these mornings. We  can repair your old one, or supply a  new one at a reasonable prioe. Our  Clocks East for years.  E. A. Black,  ���������a-  ing in Men's Wear  Clothing'  Underwear  Shirts  Shoes  Hats  Caps, etc.  eThe PHOENIX DAIRY  l?  :   ";/W.A. McKay & Sons, Fr��p8.  3*=  The Strathcona Hotel  NELSON. B.C.  Stosim Heated Throughout  The Finest Accommodation for  'the Travelling Public.  OININQROOM    SERVICE  UNEXCELLED.  ThoSi Brown  "Everything- a Man  Wears?'  Your Milk Supply  Should coim- from healthy and vigorous Stock,  handled in a CLEANLY AND SANITARY  ni.in.'.r S^ >.-irated Cream insures purity and  quality. The Dairy produces both.  is our business and we are  here to please you. The  next time that you   want  ajiy billheads, Letterheads, Envelopes, Statements, Circulars,  Ct rds, Dodgers���in fact, anything in PRINTING, phone 14  and we will  slio w y o u  samples : : :  THE PIONEER  Phoenix Pioi eer ads. Always Get Results  Rt.-id in cveiy home. If you have a house or furniture to sell, its disposal is cert lin after ad. in the Pioneer. Give the experiment a trial  in the cheapest and nust satisfactory advertising rrjari in the   Boundary.  Nine Well-Li_rhted  '   Samplerooms. Phone 12  J AS.   MARSHALL,  PROP.  I. O. O. F.  BURNS' SPECIALS  Pork Pies, Large, 35c. each  "       "     Medium, 25c. each  "       "     Small, 10c.  Chicken Pies, Large, 35c.   "  Corned Jellied Tongue, 50c. per lb.  English Brawn, 25c. per lb.;  Pickled Tripe, 15c. per lb.  Sugar Cured Hams, 30c. per lb.  Choice Breakfast Bacon, 35c. per lb.  II you wart told of ��� new  discovery for the treatment of  soughs, colds and bronchitis,  as certain in its action on all  chest troubles as anti-toxin is  on diphtheria, or vaccination on  smau-po-. - wouldn't you fsel  Uka giving It a trial? Especially  if you could try it for fifty cents I  Peps is the discovery i  Payasrellttle UbUU, n��.ly wr��o-  pad i_ air mm f ���rm-proof diver 101L  Tkey oemtftia o_rt*i_ ��edlo_i-l ingr��-  .irate, whioo, wkea elMed ��poa ��b��  tongue, iaoMdiatcly tura into v_pour,  udaN ftt obm br��*t_��d do���m th�� air  pMwgM toibelsnm. On their ioarnoy,  t-or soetke tke iidUmad aad lrriut��d  mmbrtMB ���! tke bvoaekiid tabes, th��  d��lic*t�� wall* at tke ftir paswini, ud  finally enter and carry reliif and h����li��g  to tke oapillariw and ��Uy -ir iaea in tho  T*fa _ word, whllo no liqnid or solid  CUB got *��� tho lungs and air passages,  tkace Pepa fum��s g��fe tfaoro dirjot, and  At esoe ooramenca tkolr work of healing.  ��� Popt ara antlroly diitinot from the  old fa_.oaed liquid eowfh curei, which  are niarely ���wallowed into tho ttomsch,  andMTUruoh the Iwgi. P��P�� treat-  moat of coughs a_d ooldo ie direct treat-  U yoo havo xwt yottriod P��p��, cnt  ��jut thia orticlo, write across I*  tke name and date of this paper,  and mail it (with lo. ���tamp to  Say rotttM. poitago) to Peps Co.,  ���oronto.    A   fce* trial packet  will   then    ko    aent    you.  Snowshoe Lodjge  .   No. 46  Meets every Monday Evening at  .Oddfellows' Hall. Visiting brethren  cordially invited.  Our hall is for rent for dances, social  evenings, etc.  Oscar Gustafson, Noble Grand.  T. S. Quance, Pin. Secy.  Jas. Pierce, Rec. Secy.  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  Meets in the Oddfellows' HaU,  First and Third Wednesdays.  Mre. W. Humphreys, Noble Grand  Mm. O. I). Bush, Secretary.  P.   BURNS  &  CO.,  LTD.  d. j. Matheson  ��� Insurance Agent  FIDELITY BONDS, PLATE GLASS,  COMMISSIONER FOR TAKING  AFFIDAVITS  FIRE, LIFE AND  ,     ACCIDENT  PHOENIX, B-C.  FRATERNAL ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Meets in the Oddfellows' Hall, Friday  Evenings.  Visiting brothers are always welcome.  Dan Patterson, W. P.  T. R. Clarke, W. Secy.  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28    Ph_>e<rix'  Meets Tuesday Evening- at 7.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially welcomed.  C. H. Knight, C. C.  E. E. Barnes,  K. of R. S.  Yes, they are neat!  And thev're just as comfortable as they look.  I have worn this kind for years andl never  knew what hose satisfaction was until I got  them. You should try Penmans Hosiery���they  retain their shapeliness���set snug to foot and  limb and wear much longer than ordinary hose.  Penmans Hosiery is made for men, women and children, in  cotton, cashmere, silk and lisle���in any weight and all  popular colors. Look for the trademark  Penmans Limited, Paris, Can.  Hosierv Sweaters Underwear  PYTHIAW SISTERS  'i ou.iiain Temple Lodge h'o.  Moots in  Pythian Hnll,  Lower To.vri  Socon 1 nnd Fourth Thursdays.  Mrs. \Y. Wills  A: s. K K Barnes. M.K.C.  1W.K.C.  , & J  mm 'tr'+'.V  ....   ��.���  ���>"���,.V> a'.  V.''. .'f.'  >>'>    *���   '  wj ^ m^ 1.*��  I  )  THE   PIONEER,    PHOENIX,    BRITISH  PATRIOTISM^PRODUCTION  1  The Empire's Call to Farmers  "Approximately twenty million men have been mobilized in Europe. A large proportion of these have been withdrawn from the farms of the countries at war. Even m  neutral countries large numbers of food producers have been called from the toner�� D��  ready for emergencies. It is difficult for us to realize what will be the effect on food pro-  duction through the withdrawal of several million men from all the great *&������*  countries of Europe. These millions cease to be producers, they have become consumers,  ���worse still, they have become destroyers of food."  HON. MARTIN BVRRELL. Minieter of Agriculture.  .COLUMBIA.  ���>������-��������tin n   hi  liar  Local and General  Britain must have food���food this year,  and food next year. Britain is looking to  Canada to supply most of that food. We  are sending our surplus now, but we must  prepare for a larger surplus  this year and next year.  Patriotism and Production  must go hand in hand  Because of this need of  the Empire for more food, and  the call to Canada in that  need} the Canadian Department of Agriculture has  arranged for  a   series  of  Conferences  1 throughout the Dominion with the object  of giving suggestions as to the best ways of  increasing  production of  the particular  ATTEND  YOUR  CONFERENCE  products needed at this time. At these conferences agricultural specialists, who have  studied agricultural conditions and production throughout the world, and the best  means of increasing agricultural production in Canada,  will give valuable information  and suggestions to the farmers, live-stock men, dairymen,  poultrymen,    vegetable  growers, and other producers  of this country.   The Canadian Department of Agriculture  urges you to attend as many of these Conferences as possible, also to watch for other  information on the subject that will be given  in other announcements in this newspaper.'  mi  Put Energy into Production of Staple Foods  U" 'i  The Government does not ask  farmer!  to   work   harder,  so  much as It urges them to make  - their work more productive, and  'to produce those staple foods  that tilt Empire most needs and  that can be most easily stored  and transported.  'Europe,     and     particularly  Britain, will need the following  staple foods from Canada more  than ever before:���  Wheat, oats, corn, beans, peas.  Beef, mutton, bacon and ham.  Cheese and butter.  Canadian  Department of  Agriculture,  ,Qtts.wa, Canada  Poultry and eggs.  Vegetables, such as potatoes,  onions, and turnips.  The larger the yield of these  staple food products, the greater  the service to the Empire.  Germany in the last" ten years  has doubled the .average yield  of the majority of .her field  crops largely through better  seed, thorough cultivation and  use of fertilizer. And while  the Empire's armies are busy  putting down German Militarism, let us at home appropriate  the best of Germany's agricul  tural methods for the Empire's  advantage.  The Government urges  farmers, stockmen, dairymen  and other producers to make a  wider use of the Free Bulletins  issued by the Canadian Department of Agriculture. Clip ont,  fill in and mail the coupon below  and get a list of these bulletins.  Then select the .bulletins that  wiH be of value to you. Matt  your coupon right now. Do net  put a stamp on the envelops.  Tour coupon will bs "On  Majesty's Sendee."  I  I  Publications Branch, Canadian Department of Agrin-tare,  ,i     Ottawa.  Please send list of Publications Available for -HstrUmtloo  ���*������������*���������<  ��� ���������t��ce_��t��i  P.O. Address  .cAtmty..   Prov...  is��������v*a* ���_���_���,.  ��� ��������**��������������������������� ��"��� ���*��� ���"��� ��� ��� ��� ���*"*"  ������������������*������<  I  I  !  DRAYING  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.     Phone A56.  James G. McKeown  League Hockey Schedule  Jan. 21���Phoenix at Grand Forks.  Jan. 27���Grand Forks at Phoenix.  Feb. 5���Phoenix at Grand Forks.  Feb. 11���Grand Forks at Phoenix  Feb. 18���Phoenix at Grand Forks.  Feb. 24���Grand Forks at  Phoenix.  While bob-sleighing down the  Phoenix hill, in Greenwood on Monday last, one of the sleighs left the  road and tumbled its load of human  freight over the .embankment.- Among those injured were Miss Oliver,  Miss McMillan and Donald Smith.  None of the injuries proved serious.  10 Household   Furniture   (complete)  for sale. ' Apply Pioneer office.  Miss Donnan returned to her  home in Grand Forks on Tuesday.  Mrs. T; Lyons returned. to town  on Thursday from a fewjdays* vis-it  in Greenwood.  We take orders for all kinds of rubber stamps. Estimates given. Alm-  strom's, the Bookstore.   '  Wm. Beach, postmaster and  storekeeper at Christina, was a visitor in town over Tuesday. ,  We're closing out a fine selection bf  musical instruments, including violins,  mandolins, banjos and mouth organs,  at the Bookstore.  Nicely furnished Housekeeping  and Sleeping Rooms for rent. Apply Mrs. M. Puddy, lower town  hairdressing parlor.  Miss McKnight returned to town  on Saturday from a week's visit to  Rossiand as the guest of the Rev.  J. J. and Mrs. Nixon.  Mrs. Fraser and daughter,- 'of  Grand Forks, were among the visitors from outside points attending  the hockey club dance.  Corporal Jos. Peterson, military  police of the Grand Forks Sharpshooters, came up on Satin day last  to spend a brief visit with friends. ,  ;A11 sizes of Kodak and Prcuio cam-  eras'kept in stock at Toronto prices.  Full guarantee and instruction fiee of  charge.  Al. Almstrom. the Bookstore.  Miss   Ada   Pierce   left   town  last  week for Nelson, where she will re  side   for   soiiie   time,   while   she   is  taking up a  business  course at one ,  of that city's educational e.stablihh-  ments.  Services in commemoration of the  hundred years'-of.peace between the  United States and the -British Empire were held on Sunday last" in  St. John's (Anglican) >and St. An-.  dre'w's (Presbyterian) churches., = ',,��:-  E. A. Miller, inspector of public  schools under the provincial government, paid an official visit to Phoenix on Tuesday; and expressedihjs  .1 satisfaction with the state of afl^rf,,  existing at the local halls of learnmjg.'!  O. D., Bush; who recently received the news, of the death- oLhis sister-in-law, left on Monday" for Sand  point, Idaho, for the purpose of  looking after the affairs of the deceased's only daughter. He anticv  pates being away for about ten  days.  A wire from Fernie was  received  DRUGS, DRUGGIST'S SUNDRIES, HIGH-CLASS  STATIONERY, PERFUMES. CONFECTIONERY  Agent for the famous Nyal and Na-Dru-Co Preparations.  T. S, QUANCE  PHOENIX, B. C.  i.yj -.ijr.ii.'  this week by W. Cook, chief of  police,^asking him to stop a certain  new arrival from soliciting or b.iok-  ���ingisubscription for an Italian newspaper. No reason was advanced  for tlie action ,of the Crow authorities, but the man wa<* ordered to re-  turn arty money he had collected.  Roy Paterson, formerly of Phoenix, is now permanently settled in  Bellingham, Washington, where he  is the proprietor and manager of an  .automatic baseball court. Mrs.  Patterson writes that the game has  taken the town by storm and has  all the appearance of , heing a  "stayer."  Jos. Shangala was up before the  local beak this week charged with  permitting his porkers to roam at  large on the city's boulevards. Nels  Lemieux * discovered the animals  dieting on-a nutritous snowbank in  defiance'of all the laws appertaining  to the good government ofthe town.  The accused was' let of with a caution and ordered to defray- the costs  of the proceedings. , ,  Church Services  St. Andrew's church (Presbyterian)  ���Service, Sunday next.' Feb. 21ut,, sit  11.00 a.iit.   Sunday School ut 2 p.m.  St. John's Church���Sundays: Holy  Communion, 8a.m.; Matins, 10.80 a.m.;  Holy Communion and sciniou.ll a.m.;  Sunday school, 3 p.in,; Evening service, 7 80. Week days: Matins. 7.30;  Evensong, 7.80.  _JU_LI  ATTENTION, EAGLES  The funeral of- ourv'late   brother",  Helmer Swanson, will;b'e   held from  the   Undertaking  *Pdrjprs   at    1.30  fp.m. on Sunday, Feb';'2lst, 1915.  AH members are   requested  to be  present.  Richard Blundeli., Pres.  T. R. Clarke, Secy.  ' The stated services in the Catholic  ehurch arc- as follows: First and third  Qundays in the month: Mass at 10  _.m., Sunday School at 2.80  Evening Service -at 7.80 p.m.  Father V. Pelletler, pastor.  Soi.;  *v.  Application for a Transfer of  Liquor License.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that  I intend lo make application for a  transfer of-the Liquor License held  by mo for the Queen's Hotel, to John  Hartman, at the next sitting of the  Board of License Commissioners of the  City of Phoenix, B.C.  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., this 22nd  January, 1915.  (Signed) JAMES WALSH.  rV J'%'r~A   '^ie ProstratJns I  y ��*��_fci cough tear* down  ^-�� your strength,      j  The clcjjgcd air-tubes directly affect yonr lungt and speedily lead to  pleurisy, pneumonia, coannnption.  SCOTT'S EMULSION overcomes  bronchitis la rn easy, natural way.  Its curative OIL-FOOD soothes the  inflamed membranes, relieves the  cold that causes the troubls,  and. evecy "drop helps to  itrcngthcn your lungs.  All Dnwai'ts Matte It  ��-M       REFUSE SUBSTITUTES  Greenwood    utcig'e  L_ine  lower town,   9.00 a.m. [Standard Time  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 8.45 a.m. \  " . ���.    . "   ���   lower town,   9.00 a.m. \i  ' Leave Greenwood 3.00 p.m. J  PROMPT ATTENTION TO EXPRESS AND FREIGHT  J. FULLER, Proprietor  JIMIIIMMiilM^  Silent Seven"--The latest Model  ��  * ���:'"���..:.''.',':'--:-::.  Pf^'.i--V:;:,;.-:;:;:;^';  t^%%?^%'~''"''  pIlffiftR  'K;*i*;'��Wv;.::''-. ':>'v-: :iC:~: ���;������������>  p'%"JV>iv-''/!-'- ���������.'���' ������:'-.-.'"':\'r ���'���������'  'iisy^-Si' i'v-vS '.-'ft.'-.'..-' ������'������'���,';.4'" ���.-���������"  '^rn'r'^'V'.-"^-.''::-':1'.'.?.'..'..'':''., .. ���,.'  Mk*W&,;  mS:mii22s::  ��all or write for particulars t��  '���'''���''l&if.iit'..1:;  P. O. Box 234,  PHOENIX, B.C.  IT'S SO QUIET!     Just a pleasant little tapping-just the purring of the type against the platen���that's all.  This model means Lighter Touch, Improved Base, Greater AU-Round Efficiency, Less  Mental and Physicki Effort.   Speed records t%t have never been equalled.  The first thing which invariably strikes |the attention of one examining the "Silent  Seven" for the first time is the wonderfully responsive touch. No one dreamed that such a  delightful tpuch could be embodied in the mechanism of a machine. _  The new tabulator is a marvel of efficiency: The carriage slides noiselessly to the  appointed place and stops without a jar-an accomplishment which will lengthen the life of  the machine. The left marginal release-key is now placed is just the right position to act  as an anchor for the fourth finger of the operator, and no competent touch operator will  have any difficulty in changing from any other keyboard to this one.  Ten-year-old Florence Field, daughter of Cyrus Field,  Professor of Shorthand in Detroit Commercial College, wrote  59 words per minute on The Oliver after two weeks' practice.-  PRINTYPE IS OWNED AND CONTROLLED EXO_.U8IVE_.Y BY  THE "OLIVER TYPEWRITER O0WBPA   Y."  Oan You Spend 17 Cents a day to better advantage than In  tho Purchase of this Wonderful Machine.  No child's education Is complete without a Knowl��d_f�� of the  Oliver Typewriter.  immm2  ?"l^*^.ivl'-''.'.-''y'-;'''

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