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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Feb 27, 1915

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 PHOEMIX WINS  BOUNDARY CUP  Champions  Play at Rossland for McBride and  Daily News Cups.  The scheduled league game set  for Wednesday of this week did  not materialize, the overwhelming  defeat admininistered by the home  team on the Grand Forks visitors  evidently being too chilly a prospect  - to be faced. The non-appearance  of the defending team was a dis-  appoinment to the local fans, who  while fully expecting the local boys  to more than hold their own are  ever ready to patronize the game.  The premier honors now rest with  Phoenix for the coming year, and a  further attempt will be* made on  Saturday to increase the collection  of silverware #by challenging the  possession of the fine McBride and  Nelson Daily News trophies now  held by the Trail team. For this  purpose the boys left on Friday for  Rossland, where, because of the  absence of suitable ice at Trail, the  decisive contest will take place.    ,  Funeral of H. Swanson  Big Four, Etc., Etc.  If there are any shareholders re-  sident in Phoenix possessing stock  in the Big Four Consolidated Gold  ���Mines, Limited, they should lose  no time in calling at the' Pioneer  Office, and consulting the issue of  the Rossland Miner for February  20th. No doub't^by this time they  are in possession of the so-called  "Emergency War Tax Call," and  unless the, recipient has been oyer-  "whe]med"by''tneTitgTiIsdun'ding title  to the communication he will be  well-advised if he commits the missive to the wasite-paper basket. The  Big Four, fitc, is one of the enterprises that for many years threw the  ���mining  industry   of   this   province  : under  the  gravest suspicion,    and  few   old-timers     of the   Rossland  ' "boom days could be induced to pass  a stack of its antiquated -rertificates  "without being harnessed with a  strait jacket and a pair of blinders.  The' funeral of the late Helmer  Swanson,'.. who died in Spokane,���on  February 6th, took place on Sunday last from St. John's church.'  The edifice was crowded with the  friends of the deceased, among the  mourners being the members of the  Phoenix Aerie of Eagles and the  local lodge of the Scandinavian Aid  and Fellowship Society, in the latter  of which the deceased was a past  president. The Rev. L. B. Lee  officiated at the church and read the  committal prayers at the grave,  which was in the Eagles' cemetery.  The deceased was a native of Swe  den and came to Phoenix over  twelve years ago. He was thirty  years of age. The remains were  escorted as far as the outskirts of  the city by the members of the  above-named lodges, among whom  Mr. Swanson's death was sincerely  mourned.  Mining Notes q�� British Columbia  Ski Club Dance  The next dance to engage the attention is that under the auspices  of the Phoenix Ski club, arrangements for which are now being perfected by an energetic committee of  the club. The latter have engaged  the fine hall of the Oddfellows for  next Tuesday, February 2nd, and  have also secured the services of the  six-piece Ironsides orchestra -by  whom a very attractive progam of  music is being prepared. In view  of the fact that this is the only call  in the year that the ski club makes  for support, a generous response on  the part of local dancers is solicited.  The tickets, which include the price  of supper, cost a dollar and are now  on sale.  The'affairs of the Star Mining anid  Milling: company   is   shortly; to: be  wound up. -,'���, ;;;  Granby smelter is reported to be  bidding on Republic ore at a rate of  $5.75 freight and treatment on a  value per ton up to $20 fiat. This  is one of the best,, offers for some  years according to local mining men!  ���Republic News Miner.  Shipments of zinc from mines of  the Slocan for the month of January:,  1915, totaled 849 tons, an increase  of 41 tons over the shipments for the  corresponding month of last"~year.  Of the amount shipped last month,  the Rambler-Cariboo sent 88 tons;  Surprise 600 tons; Utica, 42 tons;  Silverton mines, 119 tons. ';.;���;'  Newton W. Emmons, a mining  man, in his address on mining development in the Coast Range near  Vancouver to the North Vancouver  Board of Trade, urged the necessity  of all local public bodies working together to further this development.  Mr. Emmons said that, copper, zinc,  silver, lead and gold were known to  exist in the mountains north of the  city and these should be developed.  According .to latest reports regarding Hope's oil discovery, the  samples submitted for analysis produced 98.50 per cent of light lubricants, .50 heavy lubricants and 1.00  waste.     Apparently the land in  the  vicinity of Kakawa lake has most all  been staked, and each day appears  to bring forth renewed activities,  which may develop into a real boom  ere long,���-West.Yale Review.  The mineral resources of the Lar-  deau and.Trout Lake mining divisions are dealt with in an interesting  bulletin prepared for the British Col-  umhia Bureau of Mines. This work  was specially undertaken at the direction of the provincial government  last summer by NewtonW.Emmens,  the well-known mineral engineer.  The report which is very comprehensive, is suitably illustrated with some  ii i , ��� *."  excellent photograpnic reprbauctioris  and also sketches of  various   mine  works made from Mr. Emmen's own  observation. ���  Some remarkable specimens of  native silver are on displayin one of  The Kootenaian windows this week.  BOUNDARY 'SPIEL  AT GREENWOOD  Phoenix Brings Home the  Smith arid Burns Curling  Trophies.  The trophies offered for competition among the Boundary curling  clubs at the Greenwood bonspiel.'  appear to have been well scattered  throughout the district. Phoenix,^  besides retaining their hold on the  Smith cup, went one better and  returned home with the Burns'  trophy, the former being won by  J. A. Morrin's <rink and the latter  falling to the rink of Geo. Evans.  R. J. Gardners rink retained possession of the Grand Forks cup,  and the (All-Comers' competition  was won by McCreath's rink of  Greenwood. Representatives from  the same club also accounted for the  SMITH CUP  First Round���Gardner, Grand  Forks, beat George,' Greenwood;  McKay, Mother Lode, beat White,  Greenwood.  Second Round���Morrin, Phot.  nix, beat McCreath, Greenwood;  G. Evans, Phoenix, beat Maclean,  Greenwood; Coles, Greenwood,  beat McDonald, Greenwood; Gardner, Grand Forks, beat McKay,  Mother Lode.  Third Round���Morrin, Phoenix,  beat Evans,- Phoenix; Coles, Greenwood beat Gardner, Grand Forks.  Final���Morrin, Phoenix, baat  Coles, Greenwood.  The Granby hockey team is now  the acknowledged champions of tha  city hockey club. On Saturday last  the matter was decided when .they  met the representatives of the Low.  er Town and defeated them to th*  tune of three goals to one.  The samples were   taken   from   the#McLennan and Feelv cup#    The fol.  big lead at.the Utica, and will go to  lowing compOSed  the winning rinks  the mining convention at , Spokane,  and it is likely will be exhibited at  the Panama-Pacific Exposition in  San Francisco as well. The silver  appears as pure almost as that found  in coinage, and in one case a leaf of  it is shaped something after the form  of a soldier, though whether it is intended to represent a Teuton or one  of the Allies no one has so far been  able to determine.  During recent transmission tests  from Kaslo .over Circuit No. 505,  District Superintendent Godfrey  spoke through to Rossland, Grand  Forks, Greenwood and Spokane,  and experienced no difficulty in carrying on conversation with any of  the offices mentioned/ It is expected that" this circuit will be put into  commercial use in the near future.  Another For Berlin  l  D. M. Pittendrigh, who has been  relieving W. S. Blackstock of the  local bank staff, coming here from  Nanaimo, . left * on Thursday for  La'dysmith.' Mr. Pittendrigh has  finished with .the banking business  for some time, and on his return to  the island will lose 'little or no time,  in '-handing...in his application to  serve in Canada's next contingent  at the front. He has obtained the  permission of the   bank directors to  Strenuous Training  Thos. Lyon of the 7th Battalion  B.C. Regiment, writing recently  what he says will be his last letter  from England, says their training  has been of the most thorough description. Most of the manoeuvres  took place at night. They would  sally out after supper, march around  for hours in the darkness until the  cavalry found the "enemy." Sometimes the  enemy   found  them   first,   n ,  ~z�� I "rano  and the   first  indication would   be a  from Phoenix���Burns Cup: Lead,  W. S. Cook; second, J. Fuller; vice,  Wm. Brewer; skip, Geo. Evans.  Smith Cup: Lead, W. J. Prender-  gast; second, P. C. McWha; vice, J.  G. Mullen; skip; J. A. Morrin. Cut  glass bowls were awarded with the  Smith cup and pipes went to each  of the winners of the Burns', cup.  Following are the games by rounds:  BURNS   CUP  First Round��� McCreath Greenwood, beat Coles, Greenwood;  Gardner, Grand Forks beat Morrtri,  Phoenix. ,  Woman's Patriotic Society  The members of the Woman's  Patriotic Society have now definite.  ly decided to hold their projected  dance on March 17th, St. Patrick's  Day. -It was at first proposed to  call the affair a" "calico ball," but  this is to be-changed to a "Hard  Times" dance, and a list of prices  will be offered for competition. The  treasurer,. Mrs.   J. ,A.   Morrin, has  submitted   the    following   accounts  for publication:  Feb. 11���Brought forward *2TO 06 '  11   Tea Money . _^_ * 1 90  11���Collection Meeting &t;.  11���Ticket ^ Money   from   -  Carnival  '      90  '   18���Refreshments Hockey  Match    '   26���Mrs. Campbell's Tea���  '   28���Tea Money   '-���' 26^CoIlection- -Meeting-&  Granby Block............  20 00  200  00  8 2f  The Big Store  ssm  for To  Fancy Crisp  California  Celery  C. Per Bunch  i  orrin, Thompson & Co.  enlist and like hundreds of others of  the  Bank   of Commerce  employees I would   be  followed   by   a    _..,,   has been accorded most liberal treat-   charge.     They   have been exercised]  ment in   the   matter   of  salary   and j in every branch  of a soldiers' work, j  Second R'ouhd���George, Greenwood, beat Maclean, Greenwood;  Evans, Phoenix, beat McKay, Mother- Lode; -McDonald,1- Greenwood^  beat White, Greenwood; Gardner,  Grand Forks, beat . McCreath of  Greenwood.  Third    Round���Evans,   Phoenix,  beat George,   Greenwood; Gardner, ,  Forks,     beat      McDonald, ~ ^..^ ,     ,      ~T        '^ ���  ' The   Queen   Elizabeth,   tbe   most  .,.,..       B-     ., , ,. Greenwood. (powerful dreadnought in the world,  blithering fire ail round them, which       c-������i     d��..���������^     e".,o^       pL���nn;v ��� ;      .    ���      j .        a j  ��� ���    j ,i_  & ' Final     Round���Javan,     JPnoemx, I has hoisted her   flag and joined the  ba^��netJbeat Gardner, Grand Forks. I main British fleet.  Total     Feb. 26���Disbursement   1313 20  51 00  Balance  $261 80  promised reinstatement at the end of  the war.' During the short time he  has been here he has nfade many  friends, who, whfle regreting his departure, will heartily accord him all  honor for the part he has decided to  take. He is the second from the  local bank to throw away the pen  and substitute for it the bayonet.  Copper Mining Outlook  Advices received last Saturday by-  Walter Nichols & Co., Spokane, by  private wire from New York states  that copper sales, were made there  at 14^ cents the pound, the highest  point reached since the outbreak of  the European war, and within a  fraction of the normal average for  the last several years. If the price  maintains at this level it is believed  that the copper-producing properties  of the northwest, all of which have  been idle or producing at greatly reduced capacity for nearly six months,  will resume the maximum output,  says the Spokesman Review.  The Granby Consolidated already  is beginning to feel the effects of the  strengthening market, and there is  good reason to believe that all ol its  furnaces, both at Anyox and Grand  Forks, will be in service again soon.  Lead and silver prices also are  advancing slowly, and local men in  position to be closely in touch with  the situation predict that the mining  industry is soon to enter on another  period of prosperity. They base  their prophecy on the fact thai nearly all the lead-.silver properties have  been kept operating during the depression, and that with even present  prices they are justified in working  again at normal capacity  !PIPBiSIP������!8Siffl5?^SIPSIS��|PSBi  �����8Siwe|M*81  Arthur  Cook   arrived   in   the city  dining the week from Vancouver.  even to the construction of trenches-  lit this particular work each soldier was expected to dig a hole  measuring six feet long, three feet!  wide, and four feet deep. All ranks  appeared to fully realize the serious j  nature of the work before them and  all were prepared to see the thing  through to a successful finish.  G=  Anonymous Letters  Of all the public ^nuisances that  afflict a community, the anonymous  letter writer is perhaps the one to  be feared the most���and to be pitied.  An open enemy seldom ever writes  one. The culprit is generally a  "friend." The parallel is a snake  in the grass, perhaps an ostrich.  Unfortunately the breed flourishes  in Phoenix and has been very industrious of late, but their identity  is fairly well established. Experts  in handwriting maintain that, except in rare instances, it is well  nigh hopeiess for a person to write  an intelligible letter and disguise  the handwriting, that is of course  when a sample copy of the party's  "sane" manuscript can be placed j  alongside of the suspected cali-'  graphy. In most cases thedecep-i  tion is penetrated by a study of the ;  last two or three   lines   of the letter. '  While the average citizen is _ac-;  customed to discount much from  the face value of much of the news  which comes from the other side, it  is clearly apparent that Germany is  trying through the United States to  prevent Great Britain from giving  her a close of the same medicine  which poor little Belgium would  have had to swallow had it not been  for the generosity of the people of  this country. ��� Boston   Commercial.  'Phone 56  P. O. Box 309    I  (I  The Little Store  First Street.  Knight & Barnes, Props.  We beg to announce to our  Friends and Patrons that G.  P. Barnes has purchased the  interests of Charles McKay,  late of the firm of McKay &  Knight. Under these new  conditions, as in the old, we  want to win your trade on  merit; we want to win your  favor, and we are going to do  it on a basis of high quality  and Lowest Possible Prices,  Good Service and the Fairest  of Treatment.  NEW   GOODS    ARRIVING  DAILY.  Watch Our Advertisement Every Saturday  ���  i -  ���r  r  .i  i.  I  I  s  &  k  .i*" -    - ��� 1 'tfl -   "it  'i..-JfeiiCl!-Sfa^(Jfc  ��     "  1   -    t  I        >.  is?  i.v  .<  V.  ** -  h' -  IV-'  J-  THE    PXONEES,    BHOE&IX,    BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  MO ALUM  ilHEWWTEST,  BAKIf#  derctitting will not succeed���firstly  because of the government backing,  and, secondly, because the private  capital in ' the industry, supplied  chiefly from the cotton trade, will be  in complete sympathy with the  British plant, and will not consent  to see it driven from the field mere-  ly that the prices of German dyes  may afterwards be raised."  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  *r if\s\.M.->yiV:s &<a cut* CvsW^ima.  ���J.3f?'l��> H">��twd StftWS.  The Toronto Star says  "there is  not much   use  in   milking  partiznn  j taunts tit a time like  this," which is  nearer the truth  than  its statement  that the Australian fleet is "financed  and manned by Australians."This is  Ottly half n truth,  for while  the ex,  p*��s*s o.f that unit are defrayed by  th<* Cojsnroonweahh, the percentage  of u&tiv inborn   Australians among  fch<. ��� pe-estxtsl   is   very   small,   and  iWCNtfy coo.Kn.ed u> the engineering  SJW& atxdi sjofeejhcte ratings.     The  c^vsc* &>c������tbiojse. ship*, including; the  [ ����.*tg^aj-iiogj aw$ gWMWwry' staffs are  | '���Mfco*'* frx- the toap��rttU Admiralty  iatwii tshft., slitif^* th��iwJ��lSy��s,  with the  ls��tsg*wMfc   ojf ?b*   IVratnatta  and  j^wmri^^^vM , 1 ftfci* lighs csufew- Rrtsbane,   are all  jVr^����rtii^i'*w������r��'>wi��Wrti,dWil��MWii -SwOift^ jwi-CjtfeACt of Eagfeh and Scotch  i$ft%fe��*��^��5>��i--.yajd*.   ..New Zealand  tmaK  laavg-ui,!,  SnifcU^VKateai^Bfttwj^ ;% jstttslw..���w. v_. jt^jb  JjBllB<j����s��il,Ca<?W*wrr^iitj- Aittw.ru*. #iu&*,3��5S&i��  Air<rt2ifm IttgaX advectiiriasr,. 12 censs a line,  stogjB coiluoii,. toe ttm i��i*t insertion: "and 8  eentef a tine toceacb subsequent insertion, non-  jticrsil unsasarenisnc.  Display ads $1.00 per inch, single  oorrrmn. per month. Ti-ansient ads.  fi&c. ,per inch, per issue; subsequent insertions, 35c. per inch  [pojssessais  oo>  naval  establishment,  [fetat Sfitat  people  have  made a free  gift.to, the"mother country of one of      According to a German  wireless  the most   powerful   fighting   ships | story, thejeaiser's troops have cap-  afioat.  ing at the situation in even its most  favorable light,   there will be  a demand for   food   that   the world will  find   great   difficulty   in    supplying.  Canada   is   responding promptly to  the call  of the motherland for men  and equipment.    Britain needs more  than men, she must have food���food  this  year  and food   the   next year.  "We  are sending of our surplus  now.     We  should   prepare   for   a  larger surplus   this    year  and   the  next.     The government is strongly  impressed   with   the'desirability .of  increasing the crop acreage^in Canada.    The Canadian  farmer,  earnestly bending all  his energies  to increase    th��    food   supply   for   the  Britisher at  home  and   the British  soldier  at the   front,   is  doing  his  share in this gigantic struggle of the  empire.  "I would urge the farmers to do  their share in helping to assist the  people of great Britain, who for  many years have borne the burden  of a heavy tax for the maintenance  of a great navy; in preventing them  from suffering want or privation."���  Hon. Martin Burrell, Minister of  Agriculture.  Boundary District of British Colum  RICH   IN   MINERAL,   AGRICULTURAL AND   LUMBERING   POSSIBILITY S-  A MOST PROMISING FIELD FOR THE INVESTOR.  Stole "1423" Purses  Saturday, Feb. 27, 1915.  If  the   present  day   Belgian   refugees sonly  confer  a  tithe   of the  benefits their brethren  of the  16th  century have showered on England  the  debt   they  owe will   be  amply  wiped out.    It is  quite  safe to say  th'at there is'scarcely a single industry of national   importance  in   the  United   Kingdom   which   does   not  either.owe its existence or improvement to the refugees from   the Low.  Countries and the north of France.  These  people gave -a    filip to the  ship-building industry,  they  established factories for the manufacture  of arms, they introduced the making  of silk, taffeta and cloth.     The Irish  linen industry was founded by them,  the same;can be said of the English  potteries and  the  making  of glass.  Before their arrival in  England   all  glass was imported.       Honiton lace  is  another  commodity   we  owe  to  them.    Then  there is the introduction of the hop plant and  the founding of the Kentish hop gardens.'We  are  also  indebted   to   them  for the  dried fish industry of the east coast  towns and a hundred other benefits.  Coming from a country with a coast  line below   the  sea   level they were  adepts   in   the   work   of reclaiming  the marsh lands of Lincolnshire and  to them belongs the credit   for constructing the  first windmill   in England.    The  steel trade of Birminp--  ham is  also  heavily   in  debt to the  persecuted Belgians.  One of the chief factors makirig-  for high prices in  food  stuffs .s the  closing of the   Dardanelles   by   the  Turkish government. :   This action  'shift ;'bff. completely   the   supply  of  grain from  Southern  Russia, which  is one of the chief granaries of Europe.      Recent   naval   developments  carried    out   by the   Anglo-French  fleet    in    the   Dardanelles  seem  to  point to a  speedy  break-up  of the  Ottoman forts  and  the  consequent  opening  up  of [the historic  waterway to   international traffic.      It  is  said that scarcely a bushel of grain  of the 1914 harvest has reached the  United Kingdom, and  as  the usual  contribution  from] Russia in wheat  alone   is    about   seventeen   million  bushels yearly it seems very reasonable   to  infer  that  the   deficit   has  made itself felt.  The suggested acquisition of Turkey in Europe by the Russians  would seem to be a move diametrically opposed to the cherished desire of the~"great Catherine, whose  maxims have always carried weight  in Russian diplomatic circles. This  -doctrine of the empress was that in  all future conquests,., no portion of  the Muscovite empire must be separated by. the sea,���', which is just  what will happen if the Russian  flag is hoisted over Constantinople.  tured an.English ambulance soldier  on whose person was found no less  than   1423   purses,   which   he   had  stolen    from     wounded    Germans.  Commenting on the yarn, the Daily  Chronicle has the following lines:  We caught an English soldier,  That is an English thief���  I For of the robber nations  '    Foul England is the chief  And fourteen hundred pursM���  A pretty little haul���  From Germans he had looted  And on him had them all.  Eight hundred in hit pockets,  ��� Two hundred up his sleeves;  And in his mouth a dozen  To twenty we;believe; *  His ears were bulging with them,  They glinted in his hair;  His gloves were crammed, each finger  Accounting for a pair.  The rest of them he'd swallowed,  "It can't be true!" you say  But that's because you know not  The grasping English way-  No tale that's told about^them  Need ever be. untrue,  For what to us seems marvellous  -Is just what they would do.  We learn again this'Week of another case of an appreciative landowner in Scotland, who, after the  parties concerned had sacrificed their  sons and other relatives for the^ protection of his old carcase, at once  took advantage of the old people by  raising the rent, "just to make life  more pleasant for them, of course."  Oh, Scotland! when will you get  wise?" -  It appears strange that there can  always be found suckers willing to  invest money in newspaper enterprises, especially in fields already  overdone. There is about as much  money lost in newspaper schemes  as in the mining game.���Kootenain,  Commenting  on   the government  scheme   to   assist   in the  establishment of a British .analine dye industry, an  eastern   paper say's:   "It is  not   likely   that   the  scheme   above,  outlined will'drive  the German dye  industry  permanently  out  of Great  Britain.      When the war is over the  foreign dyes   will   again   be on   the  market, and their cheapness and excellence will   ensure them   a certain  dale.     But the Germans will at least  Jind themselves confronted by a new  competitor established on a new and  permanent basis.  They will find a British analine  dye industry with roots and branches  constantly growing. Attempts to  ruin the British undertaking by un-  "You fight for money. I'd be  ashamed to do that. We fight for  honor," said a German prisoner to  his British guard. "Yes," replied  Tommy Atkins, "I suppose we all  fight for what we lack the most."  It is now an open secret that the  much-heralded German trade commission which toured Canada in  1913 was nothing else than a spying jaunt on behalf of the kaiser's  general staff.  While fishing recently, off Tac-  oma, a fisherman hooked a large  octopus that came nearly upsetting  the boat. The catch weighed 144  pounds and each tentacle measured  nine feet in length.  One "of the5 leading native newspapers of Egypt advocates handing  over the care of Palestine to the  United States.     We shall see.  More Crop Acreage  '���'Should the war continue into  the summer of this year, the food  production in Europe, cannot approach that of normal years.     Look-  SYNOPSIS OF COALMINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the.North-  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 an acre. Not  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 he staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for are not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable  output of the mine at the rate of five  cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty 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 rate of $10.00 an acre.  For full information application  should be made to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized publication of  this advertisement will not be paid for.  ���80890.  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 min'eraliferous, containing .gold, silver, copper, iron and  other valuable ores, while in a few localities there are more than surface indications  of the presence of coal.  FOREST AND MINERAL WEALTH  Its forest stretches are among the richest in the province, and'what is 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,;orvwhich coiild not be reached  by the expenditure of the smallest outlay.   \.Not":the;Te.ast-^ point of  view of the investor, is the sites for water power, which abound in this district. .  Just at present an immense amount of interest is  being directed  to the recent  free gold discovery in Greenwood, while in the same.district1 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 of the-British Columbia Copper company.    In the former camp, and  surrounding it for miles on all sides, are acres of crown-granted mineral claims, all  awaiting the advent of the investor.    The title deeds to these properties, thanks to a  beneficent series of mining laws, are unimpeachable, and if proof is wanted  of the  statement, let us point to the "almost entire absence of mining litigation in the courts,  of the province. ...  AGRICULTURE AND FRUIT-GROWING CENTRE  The possibilities of the Boundary as an agricultural-and fruit-growing centre  arc 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 Boundaryr district.    At  present this.sectioir is served  by  two of the greatest systems on the continent, the  C. P.. R/a:nd>'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 ofrthe:fdrnier. -   -   :       -  M  The s-&~   ,  Phoenix  Pioneer  has for 16 Yeats been re- -  cognized  as sthe   Mining  Medium of the Boundary  country.  In the matter of advertising, it reaches the  right kind of people, and  an advertisement in its  columns is certain of  quick and profitable results.           In the- matter of all  things pertaining to the  progress of the district it  is a reliable and trustworthy authority. It's  American subscription list  is one of the largest in  the Kootenay.  When arriving in town  subscribe for it. When  leaving keep your subscription alive. 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.  PsjfolJshod Every  Saturday Mamlng  Send In Your Stationery Orders and  Holiday Printing to the  Phoenix Pioneer  THE HOMEOF  -A BUSINESS: MAN;IS  KNOWN BY^THE  QUALITY OF PRINTING HE LfSES  Our Stock of Stationery is the Best that can be procured in  Canada, and our Workmanship will mee,t 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, Checkbooks, By-Laws,  and in fact anything done with Printers^  itiK AND PAPER " \  No Job Too Large, None too Small  The |        ,  $2.00 per Year in A<$v��wce. f 2,50 p  er Year to U. S. _����� ^^<_..^ ._.- fJ_1_ui..-^-^..���..!.��. .1.. -^ujjjjgif������'"���"^-i"'-1"L"'"  mmmtmm  PRPM  ^tflHMhn.    IM^M*,,  TM^    PIONEER.    PHOENJX,    BRITISH    COLUMB1 A.  V\7"0MEN who are restless, vntb.  ���'�� ..consent change, of position, ''fidgetiness,^ who/are abnormally excitable or who  experience fainting or dizzy Bpells, or nervouB  headache and wakefulness are usually Bufferers  from the weaknesses of-their sex.  Concentrates  �������-.  V *'��'.'' .. ���;''������:.. ���''���. ���������'i :mr' for f  ���; mj���..ii>���-:'.;���.'.  <���������.'���', .m.".recently *  "; :ri.�����.' :���,' ���������..,i i :'-j ��� ���-��� . Utbookwill '  ,  i.-.   :.;-.. :<.:j vt/iii.; ,.i/ier,   Ihrtve  routl unrl ustd for 25 years tho  valuuble treutmentB contained  In  tho   Medical Ad visor'  and  have taken many bottles of Dr.  Pierce's Favorite Prescription,  and hiive been restoredtolicnlth  each time I used It.  It is a great/  remedy for women us a strength  builder, fine for the nerves and  general health,"  DR. PIERCE'S  Prescription  in t.!,',' soothing, cordial and womanly tonic that  .Jrirv; ���;.��� ap.i i an invigorating calm to the nervous  ,iy>t.^;;. Ov'ercornes the weakness and thedrag-  ����>>& pains which resemble the pains of rheumatism. Thousands of women in the past forty  years can bear witness to its benefits.  Your dealer in medidnca eolls It In liquid or mttar- .  ; coated tablet form; or you can send 60 one-cent stamps  .    for a trial box of Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription  tablets.    Address Dr. R. V. Piorce. Invalids' Hotel  :,   and Surreal Institute, Buffalo, N. Y.  [EIIIllIIIIIIIIllIIIIIIIfllllllllllEMIIflllSIIIIIIIlIIIillllllllEII  Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellet's Regulate and  Inyigorate    ,:~  ' Stomach, Lirer and Bowels, Snjur-Coated Tiny Granules. ' ���"'  XIIIlfilllllllllllllllllllBiaillBIlIIIIIlIllIIIlilllllBIIIIlilllllBBI  7-  The  Queen's Hotel  COMPLETELY REFURNISHED  AN O   REFITTED  We beg to announce ihe reopening ot the Queen's Hotel.    This  popular hotel 'has'beeii ..completely refitted throughout;  everything new and up-io-date.    Large lofty rooms,  heated with hot water.   Perfect fire appliances.  , Night and Day Service  Patrons of this hotel will  find  in  it all  the comforts of home.'  Perfect satisfaction' is assured all our guests.     It is  the most centrally located hotel in town.  Bar Stocked with Best Wines, Liquors, Cigars  WALSH & HARTMAN, Props.  FIRST STREET AND KNOB HILL AVENUE  THE KNOB  HILL HOTEL  A. O. Johnson, .Prop.    '. .    ^-:.  First-Class Accommodation for Miners  FINEST OF WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS IN STOCK.  ���PHONE 72. - :  YOU  PATRONAGE JS.OLI6JTED.  Your Milk Supply  Should come from healthy and vigorous Stock,  handled in a CLEANLY AND SANITARY  in inner Separated Cream insures purity and  quality. The Dairy produces both.  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.  J. V. INGRAM, Agent, Phoenix.  THE DAIRY       J. W. Hannam, Prop.  PRINTING  is our business aiid'we are  here to please you.    The  .I next time that yoii   want  any Billheads, Letterheads, Envelopes, Statements,'Circulars,  Cards, Dodgers���in fact, anything in PRINTING, phone 14  aud we will  show you  samples : : :  THE PIONEER  Phoenix Pioneer ads. Always Get Results  R*V,;d in every home.     II" yon  have   a house  or  furniture  to sell, its dis-  "jpil is certain after an ad. in the Pioneer.      Give the experiment a trial  the cheapest and most satisfactory advertising mart in the   Boundary.  The United Kingdom- purchases  from Russia annually, goods to the  value of two hundred million dollars.  Direct cable  communication   be  lween France and the United States  ,' was interfered with on February 17.  Rossland's snowfall up to.a few  days ago figured out at about 4^  feet. This is equal to 5.64 inches  of rain.  The hunting or shooting of game  of any kind is prohibited. in the  United Kingdom during the progress of the war. -;. ������.���-.''���'.'  The revised estimate to defray  the cost of the British secret service  this year is $550,000. The usual  expense is'about $250,000.  J. L. Murray, a well-known trapper of Quesnel, was found dead a  few days ago in one of his shacks.  He is supposed to have committed  suicide.  Frank James, one of the last- sur.  viving members of the Jesse James',  gang of outlaws, has   been stricken  with apoplexy and is dying.      He is  74 years of age.  A pension of 25 ^shillings' per  week is to be granted a soldier who  has been totally incapacitated by  wounds, in addition to sixty cents  extra for each child.  Vice-Admiral Sir David Beatty  was made a. captain when only 29  years of age. The rank of vice-  admiral was conferred on him after  the Heligoland battle.  Sailing from Nicaragua in June  with a cargo "of" wood for Germany,  the German sailing ship Viganelle  arrived in the English channel recently, the captain not having heard  that war had been declared.  Two Germans were arrested a  few days ago Jby the Mission City  police, Conrad^ Hirsch, a reservist  in the 12th Bavarian Infantry and  Carl Fessell of the Landstrum.  They were handed over to the care  of the military authorities.  Joseph Bruzenak, an Austrian,  has been arrested at Bridgeport,  U.S. He has confessed that he  was concerned in a plot to destroy  the Union Metallic Cartridge company, which at present is engaged  in turning out huge supplies for the  British army.  . The    most    extravagant    society  function ever given   is   said ' to have  been the "jewel ball." of the Princess  De   Broglie, , which   took   place    in  Paris just previous   to   the outbreak  of   war.     The jewels   worn   at   the  affair are said   to have   been valued  at $80,000,000.    Most of the French  officers who were p'reserifare either  ;dead or wounded^        '  It was reported in Liverpool that  the German submarine, U 21, obtained a supply of o\X- from a vessel  flying the'Danish' flag off the coast  of North" Wiles. /Whether the sup^  ply was given" willingly or not is  not stated. The report has caused  a deal ^j'f ^surprise in Copenhagen!  and the belief is expressed that the  vessel was German.  .Charged with stealing 127 gold  and silver watches and'seven clocks,  two soldiers of the first Canadian  contingent have been committed for  trial.. Captain Shaw of'the Strath-  cona Horse, who was present in  court, told the London magistrate  that such men were not fit to serve  in the Canadian contingent. They  wouldn't be allowed back in the  regiment at any price.  Attempts to wreck trains in England and Scotland still continue and  terrible "results have only been  averted by . the vigilance of tile  mititary guards. The latest attempt, of the foe was to fasten boulders on the main line of the Great  Western, railway. The authorities  believe that the object in view was  to wreck a train carrying troops.  In West Australia the agricultural bank has rendered valuable service to the" state. Up to the present over $12,000,000 has been distributed to assist settlers to purchase implements, plant, stock and  fertilizers, and to enable them to  carry on improvements generally on  their holdings. Interest is paid on  the money advanced, and when the  loans are repaid they are mad  available for others.  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.  WOOD   DELIVERED   ON   SHORT  NOTICE. 'Phone B32  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 GUARANTEED  NICK PALORCIA,  Knob Hill Ave. Phoenix. B.C.  MILK AND CREAM  The rich quality of our Milk and  Cream is gaining new patrons  for us daily. We solicit atrial.  Delivery made to any part of the  city.     Mail us a card.  Dainty Garments���Fine Linen  These are surely worth your  best care and the use of nothing but the soap that cannot  hurt the finest fabric���  Herex8 the Sunlight way:  First, soap the garment; then roll  it up to soak.    After a while, rinse  well and the dirt practically drops  out.     No   wearisome   scrubbing,  no  hurtful   rubbing���the    gentle  strength of Sunlight does the work  almost without  effort  and  entirely    without  injury.  Try one coke���  you'll find it's  kind   to    the  At all grocers     hands, toe.    i3S  IXCL-LXTKEjaESSX;  The PHOENIX DAIRY  ,     ,   , W. A. McKay & Sons, Props.  The Strathcona Hotel  NELSON, B.C.  Steam  Heated Throughout -  Hotel Brooklyn  The Only First-Class and Up-To-Date  Hotel in Phoenix. New from 'cellar  to roof. Best Sample Rooms iii the  Boundary, Opposite Great Northern  Depot.      v    v      Modern Bathrooms.  STEAM HEATED.  O. D. Bush, Prop.  ELECTRIC LIGHTED  Phoenix, B.C.  Alarm Clocks Ui  The Finest Accommodation for  the Travelling Public.  DININQROOM    SERVICE  UNEXCELLED.  Nine Well-Lighted  -���   Samplerooms. Phone 12  JAS.   MARSHALL,  PROP.  I.O. O.F.  Snowshoe Lodge  No.46  Meets every Monday Evening at  Oddfellows' Hall. Visiting- brethren  cordially invited.  Our'ball is for rent for dancer, social  evenings, etc. - *  Oscar Gustafson, Noble Grand  T. S. Quuuee, Fin. Secy.  Jas. Pierce, Rec. Secy.  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  '    ''���. Meets In. the Oddfellows', Hall,  First'and Third Wednesdays.  Mrs. W. Humphreys, Noble Grand  Mrs. O. D. Bush, Secretary.  Are a necessity these mornings. We  can repair your old one, or supply a  new one at a reasonable price. Our  Clocks last for years.  E.^ Black, Jeweler J  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.  No. 28  Lodge,  Phoenix,  B. C  Meets Tuesday Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially welcomed. ..;..-  Jos. Butcher, 0. C.  T. Underwood, K. of R. S.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Meets in .Pythian Hall, Lower Town  Second and Fourth Thursdays.  Everything in Men's Wear  Clothing:  ~ Underwear  Shirts  Shoes  Hats  Caps, etc.  Thos. Brown  "Everything- a Man  Wears"  Mrs. K. E. Barnes,  M.K.C.  Mrs. W. Wills,  M.H.C.  SPECIALS FOR LENT  Fresh White Fish. Fresh Columbia River Smelts.  Halibut. Salmon. Finnan Haddie.  Kippered Herring-. Smoked Salmon.  Smoked Halibut. Salt Herring-.        Salt Mackerel.  New Laid Eg*g-s, 50c. dozen.  C-UTTONI  JEED  for garden and farm ore best  for B.C.soil. Se��e�� Catalogue* for  solid guarantee of purity  and jgermirmtiorj.  Send now for Copy free  Sutton SSons.The Kinjfs Soodmon  Reaclin^Enjdland  A. J . W o o d w a r d  Victoria      &       Vancouver  615 Fori- Sr. 667 Grnnvillo Sr.  tOte AGENTS POR BRITISH COLUMBIA  insurance Agent  FIDELITY BONDS, PLATE GLASS,  COMMISSIO \: K.R FOR TAK1 NG  AFFIDAVITS  FIRE,  I r^ A'*T  PHDE '���!  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  i '  \'  M  ,1  i,  r-  m  ���   %  ��  Sent    1" ii.it v   !>���'"''  |]>  Do-  million lor -fci.iAi "- ywr. una  ��q  m-  .1 , .".TiC*?. <r  7'i'w ���w"'.;  Ifiw.        ir  x-js*i  J  J n'Vr/,���>���-**  sH'-v   a  -^-- r t: -r- J:^.���vv.'--^:i^r^U^^^^^tW^-^.^'1/;'i  THE    PIQN.EEB.    PHOENIX,    BRITISH   CQLtJkjSlA.  PArraOTISM^PRDDUCTlON  Complete Your Plans Now  - The important thing now is to complete at once your plan for the year's work���  for Increased production. By planning well in advance, each month's operations can be  carried through more effectively when the time comes. Delays later on, through neglect  of this, will mean loss to you" and to the Empire.  Use the Best  Seed  This year, for the sake of the  Empire,    fanners    should    be  exceptionally   careful    in   the  selection of seed.    Cheap seed  is often the dearest.   If every  Canadian   fanner   would   use  only the best varieties, and sow  on properly cultivated soil, the  grain output of Canadian farms  would be doubled.   Deal only  with reliable seedsmen.    Write  at once to Canadian Department  of Agriculture, Ottawa, and to  your Provincial Agricultural Department for information as to  the best varieties of seed to be  used in your particular- locality,,  and use no others.  ATTEND  YOUR  CONFERENCE  Clean Your Seed  All grain intended for seed  should be thoroughly cleaned  and selected to retain only  the strong kernels.' You can  reap only what you sow. It  , does not pay to sow weeds.  Clean seed means larger crops  and helps to keep the land clean.  When you have your seed grain  ready, put it through the cleaner  once more.  Test Your Seed  Test your seed for vitality,  too. Seed is not always as  good as it looks. For example,  oats, quite normal in appearance  and weight, may be so badly  damaged by frost that their  value for seed is completely  destroyed. If you have any  doubt as to the quality of your  seed a sample may be sent free  to the seed laboratory at Ottawa,  or Calgary, for test. But in  most cases this simple test will  prove sufficient:���  Take a saucer and two pieces  of blotting paper. Place seed  between blotting papers. Keep  moist and in a warm place.  In a few'days, you will be able'  to see whether the vitality is  there. Neglect to test your seed  may mean the loss of crop.  Local and General  M  -.  ���   i  n  -.'3  ���ft  8  The Farm Labour Problem        Increase Your Live Stock  The Government suggests the forming of an  active committee in every town and city, composed  ���of town and country men and women. This committee would find out the sort of help the farmers  of their locality need, and get a list of the unemployed in their town or city, who are suitable for  farm labour. With this information, the committee  would be in a good position to get the right man for  the right place.  Councils, both rural and urban, Boards of Trade  and other organizations could advantageously  finance such work. Every unemployed man in the  town or city who is placed on-the farm becomes  �� mediately a producer, instead of a mere consumer  d a civic expense.  Breeding stock are today Canada's most'valuable  asset. The one outstanding feature of the world's  farming is that there will soon be a great shortage  of meat supplies. Save your breeding stock. Plan  to increase your live stock. Europe an^ die United  States as well as Canada will pay higher prices for  beef, mutton and bacon in the very near future.  Do not sacrifice now. Remember that live stock is  the only basis for prosperous agriculture. You are  farming not speculating.  Canadian  Department of  Agriculture,  Ottawa, Canada  I"  i  J  i  No Postage Required.  Publications Branch, Canadian Department of Agriculture,  Ottawa.  Please send me Bulletins relating to Seed.  1  Nome   P.O. Address.  County Prov       m   113     f$  BSBWI R33E5 333S3 VF?& "J"**"**-' p-"***" ��*&***'  IP-  to-.  i. "If ' -  TW* *  Poos* B8ooi��   ^_   "indirect cause of much  titter sickness���it allows chills,  ^invites colds and sickness.  Nourishment alone makes blood���  not drugs or liquors���and the nourishing food in Scott's Emulsion charges  summer blood with winter richness  and increases the red corpuscles.  It�� Cod Liver  Oil warms  ���'the body, fortifies the lungs,  and alleviates rheumatic  tendencies.'  YOUR DRUGGIST HAS IT.  14-45 SHUN SUBSTITUTES.  o.wHera��RWtW"sd)iB��A-Hlff:3&S*  According to a Prince Rupert  paper, there is a movement on foot  to establish a daily steamer service  between that city and Granby bay.  The trip takes about eight hours.  We understand that the Granby  hockey team is not to be allowed  to rest on their.' laurels. In a few  days their prestige is-to be challenged by the Phoenix "Outlaws,"  and no doubt for this reason the  "Outlaw" captain, F. Fredericks,  is in Trail picking up pointers at the  big game.  General Gough, who  took  a pro  minent   part   in    the   retreat   from  Mons, has died from wounds.  RANCH FOR SALE  Ranch - for  Sale���good  well   water.  River runs by ranch, two miles from  Curlew, fifty-five acres under, cultivation  12 acres in fall grain, 12 more aTreaay  plowed for spring grain.     By*. Jiving  house; two stables and necessary sheas.  All well fenced.   The ranch conmats.lof  160 acres; 45 acres more can be cultivated.   Stock sufficient to run place .for  very reasonable rates.   Extra fine pasture ground, and one of the best localities in the State of Washington.    Address   all   communications   .to   Harry  Swanson, Curlew, Wash.  - ��� ���     - In the. first exchange of British  and German prisoners, there were  107 of the.latter and 146 of the forT  mer, all incapacitated.  Just arrived, a fine line of stationery at the Bookstore.  O. D. Bush returned to town,on  Saturday from Sandpoint, Idaho.  John Anderson returned to the  hurg on Thursday from Hidden  creek.  Mrs. Geo. Barnes was a visitor  recently for a few days in Grand  Forks.  Mrs. Annie McDonald returned  to the city on Tuesday from Wallace, Idaho.  W. Mix, government timber inspector, spent a few days in the  city this week.  We are closing out all our stock  of novels at greatly reduced-prices.  The Bookstore.  Mrs. S. E. Henry of Spokane,  was a guest at the Brooklyn hotel  over Sunday last.  Call and see the Delta, the remarkable new electric lanip. Aim-  Strom's Bookstore. ' '   ���  Born���At Phoenix, ' on Sunday,  February 21st, .to Mr. and Mrs.  Dolle Molle, a daughter.  Born���At Phoenix, on Sunday,  February 21st, to Mr. and Mrs. W.  Millington, a daughter.  Born���At Phoenix, on Sunday,  February 21st, to Mr. and Mrs. W.  Lindsay, a daughter.  Ernest E. Nicholson, of Greenwood paid a couple of days' visit to  the town during the week.  ��� Harry Moran returned to town on  Tuesday after an absence of four  months in the eastern States.  Mr. and Mrs. Chas. McKay are  paying a brief visit to the parents of  the former on their ranch near Danville, Wash.    .  Mr. and Mrs. D. J. McDonald  left last week for San Francisco, to  visit the Panama exposition and  other points en route.  Mrs.-Jas. Kempston, who has  been-spending .a few days with her  husband at Victoria,previous to his  departureifor the front,, returned to  town-on Saturday.  The government is still considering their- choice from among the  candidates for police and license  commissioners. Must think there  is some plum attached to the job.  George Fraser, fqr ��� many years  head of the mechanical department  of the Granby company,  is  in   the  MUGS.DRUGGISTS SUNDRIES, HIGH-CLASS  STATIONERY, PERFUMES, CONFECTIONERY  Agent for the famous Nyal and Na-Dru-Co Preparations.  T. S. QUANCE  PHOENIX, B. C.  where he is engaged in ranching.  A brother of Mrs. D. McLeod. of  Greenwood, has been taken prisoner by the Germans. He managed  to get a letter throngh to U\> people and complains of being,poorly  dealt with in the matter of grub.  W. Middleton, of Westbridge,  is credited with having shot the  largest mountain lion ever bagged  in the Boundary. The animal was  slightly over ten feet in_ lenghth,  and weighed nearly two hundred  pounds.  The attention of parties- on the  look-out for an improved ranch is  directed to the advertisement1 of  Harry B. Swanson, manager of the  Farmers'Co-Operative company, of  Curlew, Wash., which appear* on  page four of this issue.  Letters have been despatched this  week on behalf of the city council  and the local Conservative Association; asking that the Fisheries department take' up" the matter of  stocking Loon lake with some suitable species of game fish. - . .���.-L*.  Miss Anna Swanson, desires to  thank the members of the Fraternal  Order of Eagles and the Scandinavian Aid and Fellowship society,  together with other friends, for their  kind expressions ,of sympathy extended to her on the death of her  brother, the late Helmer Swanson.  During the past few days a  change in the proprietorship of the  "Little Store,".(McKay and Knight)  went into effect this week, when  the interests of the former partner  were taken' over, by G. P. Barnes.  Mr. Barnes requires no introduction  to the people of Phoenix, having  been a resident of the city for. some  years, where his genial personality  has made him many- friends who  will wish him the acme of success in  his newly-acquired business partnership.  A   number  of  overseas   training  stations for  each branch   of the service   are  to   be   established   by the  city, coming here from* Mission city | Canadian Militia department.  Church Services  St., Andrew's church (Presbyterian)  ��� Service, Sunday next, Feb. 28th, at  7.30 p.m.   Sunday School ufc 2 p.m.  St. John's Church���Sundays: Holy  Communion, 8a.m.; Matins, 1(3.30 a.m.;  .Holy Communion and sermon, 11 a.m.;  Sunday school, 8 p.m,; Evening service,' 7 30. Week days: Matins, 7.30;  Evensong, 7.80.  The stated services In the Catholic  church arc as follows: First and third  Sundays in Lho month. Mass at 10  a.in.^ Sunday School at 2.30 pm.;  Evening Service at 7.30 p.m. Rev.  Father u.  Pcllrttor, pastor.  Application for a Transfer of  v       Liquor License.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GrVKN, that  I intend to make application for a  transfer of tbe Liquor License held  by roe for the Queen's Hotel, to John  Hartman, at-vthe 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.  Notice of Forfeiture  of  To   Alexander   D.     Broomfield,  Princeton, in the District of Yale:  You are hereby notified that I have  expended $500.00 in labor and improvements upon the "Standard No. 2 Fractional" Mineral Claim, situate on Wallace Mountain, in the Greenwood Mining  Division of the District of Yale, as  appears by five annual Certificates of  Work, duly recorded in the office of the  Mining Recorder for the said Greenwood Mining Division, on October 2nd,  1909, May 27th, 1911, June 4th, 1912,  May. 5th, 1913, and June 1st, 1914, in  order to hold said claim under Section  48 of the Mineral Act for five years,  ending June 10th, 1914; and that 1 have  paid $12.50 in recording such five Certificates of Work:  And you are further notified that your  proportion of the' expenditures above  mentioned was paid, by the subscriber.  And if at the expiration of ninety  days of publication of thiB Notice you ���  fad or refuse to contribute your proportion of the expenditures required under  Section 48 of the Mineral Act to hold  said Claim for the years above mentioned, together with all costs of advertising your interest in said Mineral  Claim (being a one-eighth interest) shall  be-come vested in the subscriber (a co-  owner) under Section 28 of the Mineral  ���Act.  - Dated at Beaverdell, B.C., February,  28rd, 1915.  WASHINGfON H. RAMBO.  fiiHiiwiHHieifiin^  ilSis  $$S*::::--&  m^h:---ii  .wvtoit*-.:.:.-  H ivv^v;':?fesi#%v '���"������-.���������  ���5y./'.\.".vT*:: .  :��B.ft.y.: !.:���>:���<  "The Silent Seven  9 9  Call or write for particulars to  P. O. Box 234,  IT'S SO QTiTiEf I      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 Ail-Round Efficiency, Less  Mental and Physical Effort.   Speed records that 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 touch 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-ohi 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 EXCLUSIVELY BY  THE "OLIVER TYPEWRITER COM PA   Y."  PHOENIX, B.C.  Can You Spend 17 Cents a day to better advantage than In  the Purchase of this Wonderful Machine.  No child's education Is complete without a Knowledge of the  Oliver Typewriter.  if  '$  -M  -as  l  ife#$.^  r,*^*!,'J*'VK��*rt';JW'ii

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