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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Feb 26, 1916

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 ?*^^vW"-."f{^  i-tfr.'-ll,  Bwsi*  Mr-  ��-  i��  r^J  The largest coppnr mines in  the Dominion are sifcuatwl  ttfc Phoenix. The,Granby  Co. employs &H) men, and  has a monthly pay roll or  over $50,000: Two railroads  ' afford access to the city.  if  3;i'"*i:  SEVENTEENTH YEAR  Devoted to the Interests of the Bou^ary^r,* District  PHOENIX WINS  THE McBRIDE CUP  Large Crowd at Station to  Weloome Home The  Champions.  PHOENIX, B.C., SATURDAY,; FEB. "26, 1916  Thk;' Phoenix., ^xonebb   is  published   in -tljs   highest  municipality "in   Oauada���  altitude, 4,800 ft.   The dfcy  has a population of 1.&J0,  and    possesses   ^firefc-chiBS  hotels, opera house, schools  Shore. . ,  Murray.  Cook...  McDonough  ..McDonald  Number 33  A large crowd turned   out  nesday  evening-  to welcome  Wed-  home  Right Wing  Treherne. -. Fraser |  Left Wing1  Bassett. . .' Saunders  Trail substitutes were Moines and  [Saunders.     Acrhie     Bishop      was  Mining Notes of British Columbia I Do Your Bit % ^ B^JwrtSl^r  ATB0SSLAND  the hockey team thaf.   has  done  so  much   to   maintain    the   name   of  Phoenix  as  premier   team   of   (he  Boundary.     Following is an account  of the game:  Phoenix came off victorious Wed  central-oc   k���- i    _,.. -      . e�����j     e��     ,-i H��JssiOie    tc  Meeting In Support of  Lome A. Campbell.  'tis reported  from   Boston   that  centrates. based  on'a  5ct.  spelter sfnd   So   Canadian    manufactured  nesday evening by a score of 2-1   in   St, Andrew's church here will attend  the hockey game  for  the  McBride  leaving Tuesday morning,  cup.     Good   hockey   with   frequent   .. ��� ������*-   bursts of speed and vigorous check.    Jewel of Babines Gone  ingr was witnessed. ,  Early in the first  period   Phoenix      ��,*��.   spelter T-   "v   v.anaa.an    manufactured  th���**n,/,       ,     "r "T>''^m market at East St. Louis.'. For each  cigarettes, one-fifth of a pound  of  The Presby.ery of Kootenay   will ^e.ffort to cut .up   Granby s$ 00 c Canadian manufactured   tobacco  ,    _    ,;     ; ,     ./', stock into shares having a par value     _    ��� ,   .  ,        _        - *.       '  meet in St. Pauls   church,   Nelson,     f ,,���,-   ���   ',    .       . .      .       ,  of spelter from o to  6  cents,   $4 a  i .       .,   '     ��� ,   of $25  each   has   been  abandoned r, ,  Wednesday morning, March 1, and        . . ,     , .      .      ^  ,v ton  is  added   to  our   settlements,  . . ,   ,, '..   owing to the length of tune it would . '  continue in   session   probably   until . ^,   ,   .        .      ...   ,;. .      -^    and for each advance  of a   cent  a  -                              :-r ...,���'          ��� require to bring about  the  change.  Thursday   night.     Mr. ��� Munro,    of'    ;��� . _ fc      nm.nrf * ��- ��"   -At  an  box of matches and a postcard  addressed to the giver, so that the  soldier who receives your gift may  express his thanks. Send it now  and do your bit.  problem difficult  Recently Chas. F  Aldermere, the oldest town in the  won first blood when' Cook 'got "by BulkIey va,,ey and the caf?no1 ��'f the  Vannetter.  - Phoenix plaved strong  Sabine range, is- dead.     For  years  and   aggressive   tactics  'and    then  sbe was the one lonfi settlement be-  Grant mine  on   Woodberry  creek,  Tuff Atkins and Paddy McDonough  tvveen Hazellon and Quesnel.    Pros-  brought in a number of samples  of  made-good rushes in one  of  which  pectors^trappers, traders and   later  high-grade silver ore taken from the  McDonough   met   Treherne  and  a   rai,way construction men, found her property.     He   states   that    assays  clash  ensued   in   which   both  drew  a camP of ^pome and good cheer,   made in Nelson showed an average,  ' two minutes on   the   fence.     Cook,   Tents, cabms'"and then big   modern   running between 1500 ozs. and 2000  McWha and Shore put   up  a  good  buildings dec6rated the bench   land I ozs.   of silver.     During,  the    past  game for Phoenix and Aitkins, Mc    where sbe   majestically  overlooked  summer the property has   been   de-  Donough and Saunders starred   for  the Bulkley and the Telkwa valleys,   veloped to the shipping  points and  Trail In   this   period,   which   ended  So was the artificial jewel in.a chain   "  1-0 favor Phoenix. -  In the second period Trail forced  the play at commencement and ran  in a bunch of shots,on Reid without  resuit. Then Haddock drew the  puck from Moines, who was sub-  stituting, and sxored for Trail,  In the third period both' teams  put up a splendid fame and during:  the last ten minutes Trail was bombarding-the Phoenix goal.-. It was  during- these   rushes  ,.     :      " :   pound 6 to 14 cents a pound;  $3  is  I here are now about 50 men em-     ..   .     ~,        ... j  added.    There is to be no  advance  ployed at the Iron Mask; m.ne, near be 4 centg     Foreach unit  of _  isamioops, and  the   company, is variation above or beJow 40% z[nc <4Twenty-Three,, for Tom  making regular shipments, although *���     .      .      ,,   ,        ���." .    .'   ,    ���   .'  &     fe v. V        ������*: $2 a ton is added or deducted,   and  the heavy snow fall of the past  few ,      ., .   .     ,  .     .. ,    .  ���. ���.  J "*���������'. for silver contained in   the  product  days has   made   the   transportation  . .     An .*"mated discussion took place  we are to receive 60% of 95% of the  at the Q"een'shoteHhis week,   the  Olson,   of-thel      W- pn'Ceforthe   metaI.   less  St^bJect being the fate of "Tom "   a  ^residue-treatment charge of S4   a|.fifteeo-pound feline whose  pedieree  Rossland,   February   23  enthusiastic  meeting  this   evening  Hon. Lome A.   Campbell,   minister  of mines, H. B. Thompson,   M.   P.  P., for Victoria, and Ernest  Miller,  M. P.   P.   for  Grand   Forks,   gave  addresses.    The minister   of  mines  outlined his policy which he will put  into effect if elected on Saturday by  the electors whom he has represented for four years.    Mr.   Thompson  referred to the aggressive policy  of  development which   the   provincial  government, of which Mr. Campbell  is .a member, would  undertake  and  pointed out that the opposition can-   ~"u'5<- ui   <p-r   a i r   -��� '"ic  wuuse  ton  - Settlements are to   be   based \is. '**.��> antiquity. ���   For   the Jast I didate, Mayor  Willson^had m,H  on the ruh���g prices at   the  date  of ^teen. years   he  has  done   Le  no  attempt to^ .answer' the H  arrival   of the   shipments    at    the,e,se hnt ""  u"     :" '     "      ���         '          -    -              a"swer  the mdts  of wealthy mountains and she took  kindly to the honors. For years she  grew and prospered. Men came to  love her, sing songs of her and  shower her with time-checks in lieu  of more romantic glittering gold.  Then came civilization in parlor car*..  Aldermere heard the whistle and  saw the big: oil burners, and liked  it not* >"She '.took ill,< "piped away  and died. The provincial police and  gBVernrti'erit'* teteff raphT* "operator,  with" true   British   hpirit,   were   th  .       ,     that   Phoenix.       ,  got away and Treherne   landed   the  ,     ' .      J  secora-taTTyT iridirig the~scwel-T in"' last^abandon   her.  favor of Phoenix.  Trail  Pre   is  anti-  several carloads are ready for shipment as soon   as   weather  permits.  The character  of  the  monial silver and'zinc.  Concerning the contract for the  sale of zinc concentrates from the  Slocan   Star   mine,   R.   S.   Lennie?  Walker's, Copper Letter  -It is tieJctrto impossible to describe  the present remarkable strength of  the copperr>,ituation.     Lake is 23 to '  smelter, and  we   are  permitted   to  draw 75% of the estimated delivery  value  against   the  bills  of lading,.  weight and assay certificates   to   be  attached to the  draft.    A tramway  from   the   mill   to   the   railway    at  Sandon, less than a mile,   also   will  be built, so that shipments will   not  be delayed, and this will   materially  reduce    operating    expenses.     We  will provide a tube  mill   and   extra  tables for the   mill   to   increase  the  value of the concentrates."  War Souvenirs onVieW  4 .. ���..-j.��v,i   tue    mats-  else but purr his satisfaction with putable figures which showed that  life in phoenix. He has seen his action in blocking the installing  boarders come,and boarders go���at_ of metres had   cost  the  citizens  of  times brushing the ankle of one  passing out by the light of the moon.  But the Fates were with him.  Wednesday morning he departed  for Grand Forks in company of  Conductor Vrandenburg, and at  present is relating a miraculous  escape on a "skidoo -date" from a  nameless death'^ at  the ; hands   of a  namesake^  With the Bowlers  issfe  The first souvenirs to be receive d  in Phqenix from, the theatre of  war  The, Poi;ce-|cems a>ound.     /oCblr j S'S H'��� TfUmP��"r> * f-mer d.Wio*  �����Ssm  Rossland over $25,000 in   the  pait  two years.  In a bright and snappy speech that-  showed   conversance   with   mining,  Mr.   Miller   touched   upon   the  ex.  cepttonal     qualifications     of     Mr.  Campbell for the^ortfoUo of   mines  and pointed out what   the   Conser-   '  vatives  had: accomplished "tov -ard- *  decrea?irg,;theQuh>ber   of-Chiiese  empldye^jin|mi^es'?by   intrudu -log ���  ^    e4Sc^qna^^t..^,Both,.--^M.r  tne Koyal Koivlinor nIIor,c- ���,��.,��.:_   _j   .      .     ���;:.�������� ��� ���   . ��� "&**-������������..-..-.���>��������� -'.������������-���.'  Phoenix  Reid   McWha.. .  Goal  Point  .. Vanetter  ..Atkins''  ~    j ��� . - *"*"��� jcencs a pound.     A nninh.r ���r       ,      /"  1���-�����, �� luimer ciikzen and  manmoved toTelkwaand two weeks L��� beePn ^^ ^ JJ^r ��f "'-/�������� of the first  to   leave   Valcartfe?  ago E.G.   Ayliffe,   telegraph   man,   Undoubted^ 30 JinrV- a     0t^and uPhold ^ British cause in  was transferred, to   North   Bulkley Jh "ohr       ^     ��� ,   P��UDd cou,d   te���'b'e war now being waged.  Today   only   the   soul    and   empTy tlt^Zlt^ T        '^   ^^       They consist of the nosef of  two,   ,  shell   of  Aldermere   remains.     She l^lTu^T^ *?" V?" P��.Un1i io   ��P��o.ive   shells,     each     weighing ��ag��Ce a^he b0    d^ws   hfm   to/his death in  rhe   Granb^ mine-iaSt  ThoI,������*:_/beyPointsaheado^ bis   opponent, /week.    Deceased will be; buried   i,v  shell   of  Aldermere   remains.     She Light has been sold.     Copper is sell  passed a pioneer town not  destined  ;ng at 29  cents  in   London.     It  is  ",K"rit*   : ���'"' probable   that   90%   of   the    total  evidently apprecates   cigars,    as   a/remains 'of John L irikl^r, >^ifil^^$m  tS^v^lMs^sfes  to be a.city.  | about half a pound.    The brass tips  The Big Store  Our Store this morning- is abundant with g-ood  thing's to eat.  Call or'Phone us'your order,  assured of the same careful attention  complete service is our satisfaction.  -     Let us prove it. .  You will be  Your most  Fresh Rhubarb  Ripe Tomatoes        -  Green Peppers        -  Cauliflowers  Green Onions  Hot House Radish    -  Hot House Lettuce   -  California Sunkist Oranges  NICE AND JUICY  Fresh Eggs -  Grape Fruit, Large Size, 20c;  20c. lb  35c. lb  40c. lb  30c. each  3 lbs. for 25c  3 lbs. for 25c  40c. lb  -    50c. doz.  60c. doz  3 for 50c  0PPM,  that   90%   of   the  amount  of copper   which   will    be  produced between now and the  end  of May has been contracted for and  sales are now being made for June  and July account.    Some_copper has  been sold for  delivery  in  January,  next year.    Although the producing  companies   are   turning  out    more  copper   than   ever  before   in    their  history they have   been   obliged  to  ' refuse   orders   from   some   of  their  regular customers recently. I  A   considerable   tonnage   of   unrefined copper was   sold   this   week  for export.     It is to   be  made  into  copper    sulphate,    converted    into  Bordeaux mixture and used to spray  vineyards.    This leads to   the  conclusion   that  even   the- supplies  of  unrefined   copper  in   Europe   have  been practically  exhausted.    Brass  makers in this country are   continuing to receive ah  enormous   aggregate of orders for the various shapes  used in the manufacture  of  ammunition and other war supplies.    Consumers are afraid to enter upon new  contracts until they have covered in  the required amount of copper, and  as a result there is no   sign   of any  let up   in   the  buying   demand.    A  large tonnage has been sold recently  at   prices   ranging  from   26   to  28  cents and in these sales nearly all of  the producing companies have   participated.    Th6re   is    certainly    no  indication that   the   metal   will   sell  any lower in the near future, and   it  probably will not decline at all  until  some   time   after  the   end    of    the  European wai.  of  the ..missies  of  destruction . are  covered with a shell   of aluminum,  upon   which" is  marked   figures   to  enable the gunner to'tinie explosion,  Still adhering to the agents   of destruction is the mud of France, and  their   jagged    edges    bear     mute  testimony to the fearful   havoc  that  is being wrought by the inventative  genius   of man  in  these   days    of  peace on earth, good will to "all rrienv  Trumpour is on   his   way   to  the  scene of action once   again   after  a  visit  to   England.     Twice   he    has  been wounded,   and   hej has   taken  part in nearly all of the   big  battles  since the war commenced:  The public,can view   these   items  in Tom Brown's window.  A. O.. Hendnckson,  who   made   81   the family plot.     He was a member  ' of the Masonic lodge.  ac  Special War Tax  During the six months ended De-  Much interest is "being  displayed  by the eastern financial press in the  proposals of the government of  the  Dominion    of    Canada    regarding  special war   taxation.     The   understanding is that the government will  place a war tax on the   earnings  of  corporations profiting by war   business.    The proposal seems to  be^a  tax of 25 per cent on   net   earnings  in excess of 7 per cent   on   paid   up  capital.  Just what is to be the basis of  taxation on mining companies has  not been made plain as yet, though  the Granby company is said to have  figured out that its tax on net earnings of $3,000,000 will be only about  $100,000. Baron  president of the Ca  railroad, is quoted as saying his  company's contribution will be about  When requiring something in Hams,  Bacon, Butter, etc.. Stock first-class and  carefully selected. Prices reasonable.  Satisfactory service, and our personal  interest in your smallest order.  Empress Butter - 40c. lb.  Brookfield - 2 lbs. for 85c.  Curlew      - 2 lbs. for 95c.  Hams (Shield Brand) 27c. per lb.  Bacon        "        -    30c.  Brookfield Sausages,  u  35c.  PICK CARTOON  in uc uiny  auuui il  Shaughnessy, [1  inadian   Pacific jl  n��    savi'ncr    hie II  jcember 31, 1915, the  Granby" com-, $2,000,000, and that he   considered  ' pany's operations showed a profit in   it reasonable.  excess of $1,000,000.      This  figure  Just a few suggestions;   visit our Store  and see what we have to offer.  Phone 9 and 5  I was arrived at by carrying unsold  copper at 21c. a pound. The sinking fund has been added to by the  purchase of bonds to the value of  $300,000.  In B. C. 'there are   76  billions of  tons of coal in sight, and  yet  some  people  winter.  were    short    of   coal    this I THE   PXOTOER,    PHOENIX,   BRITISH   COLtTHBIA.  Pfajy " Antfrie " 8s an  INSURANCE  Against Sudden Death.  Before an Insurance Company will  takea risk on your life the ex&rairfuk  physician will test the ciine and report  whether you are a good risk. When  your kidneys get slujjgisn and clog,  you suffer from backache, sick-head-  �����*������ 4*"*, 'Pella, or the twingeB and  **"?" c�� lumbago, rheumatism and  goat. The urine is often clondy, fall  of sediment; channels often set aore  ana Bleep is disturbed two or three  timet a night.    This is the time yon  J  should'consult some physician of wide  J)r. Pierce of the     .  ^ndShiSJluSUforisuccess-     "^ don't like   to  see  ���<te  expenence-^snch as J)r. Pierce of the  Invalids'Hotel and Surgijc."  Buffalo, N. Y. Send him K ���CJJ��� lUi  {���ample package of. his nevr diacovjTry,  "Amine." Write 'cim your symptoms  and send a sample of urine for teat.  Experience has taught Dr. Pierce that  "Annrio'^ja the most powerful ageot  to dissolving; urio acid, as hot water   *""������������'"*���    ��ui mere are mo.se wno  tS&Sffi- n��   ,0W-CUt   dre^at  we get used to  it.     How  crinoline! l^f #P"|r'\A   ft?    w    irafc^n  was denounced in |ts day!    If Fanny   ���^BltW   jfi\.JLrlwJ JH*1  Price, the most delicate and shrinking of heroines, were  to   appear  in  the street today she would   be   held  up to scorn as  a  shameless  hussy.  Manners are a  question   of period  and  latitude,   if   morals   are   not  Thus Mrs  Edison   is   "not against  low-cut dresses so long as they  are  within    reason."    But    who    shall  expound the role of reason?    Years  ago the sister of a "president  of the  United States'attem'pted it< without  a  social party look like a lesson in  an atomy," says one of Mrs. Edison's  felow critics. The objection is  plausible.    But there are those who  lArCIl#  properties, for it preserves the kidneys  In {a healthy condition by thoroughly  eleansraglhem. Being bo many times.  more active than lithia, it clears the  D��*rt valyea of any sandy substances  which may clog them and checks the  degeneration of the blood-  well   as   regulating   blood   pressure  m:-a.  degeneration of the blood-vessels, as  7a 3*- "aTolfcWng blood pressure.  *Amino" Is a regular insurance and:  life-saver for all big meat eaters and those  Th,�� jJ��PO��it lime-salts in their Joints:  ^^^^���J?"**!*8* 'or "Anuria" put up  ���  ��7 Dr. Pierce,in 60-cent paokages.  ���     ���.,             .       ..,;.���    of the islands to the United State-.  all. Who shall draw  the  dividing! r ���/���������*������'���    u          ���.. ���   u ,���      j-       ��� ..  ,. .                               B  In Copenhagen it is believed it  will  line between   what  is  proper  and  __..     ���,.3NQTII-AND BEAUTY  5lH&^l&.pi"clB!?, G?!d?n Medical  dSSSSSflSfl^11^',8. * ��0<iA cleanser and  fpK5W��wfcM starts the liver and stom-  1*8Blsi^P;?i��0'OU8paction.   It thus assists  ��*V,MJy|toananufacture rich red blood  what is' improper?  If the line, so far as skirts are  j concerned, is four inches from the  ground, we must assume that there  is something peculiarly immoral in  ankles. Mere man is so grateful to  be rid of skirts trailing the pavements that he is not disposed to be  unduly censorious on this score; but  receive ajfavorable^majority in both  houses, proviaedjthe United"! States  offer a greater sum than^$4,OOO,O00  offered in 1901. M. Hageman, the  wealthiest planter in the islands,  favors the sale. He points out that  the population is decreasing rapidly,  infant . mortality,   having    recently  m  &SSB&01&��� tody. JTbe organs work  ^Jnly like machinery running in oil.  ;��eei;cleany'strong,and strenuous  reached 63^4 percent.    The Danish  ������____^  mere man knows nothing of woman's! lf^�� 'J'1 ?M.the ."1M^. ��f|SCENE FR��M ACT IIL IN "WITHIN THE LAW'" PH0ENIX 0PERA H0USE' ONE NIGHT ONLY, MARCH 4  . ���������  ��� .���-.-��� , 1 at. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John.    ��� j ���������   dress.     Hisattitude toward woman The islands lie t0 the east of Porto        Radishes  In  Winter  should always be-humbly  adoring.  Rico I      *>-����"��"**^��  In his illogical way he  might  even| "     .'. :   \ .'">������  j    RadisHes and carrots all the' year  ��n<w8S$�� 'fi,r"i" ^*,,*uu'������'yrunningin on. I ��� ������-�����--���-    ��� -*   --r ��������---   -���-���-( i      naaisnes anu carrots ��u ine   yeari   ��      fj    |���i "       t"4^    ~I^  ^^S^^^^W^^nmi^\aeB^th^^^irts well   up   to  the  Pfess VieWS and Opinions around, fresh from the garden   with   ^ -C-'   ��C^ X  _.| knees are proper at sixteen they can.|  foIiaffe  attached,    is    a    palatable | | *org**d**2**faTm oreb*sr  Is there a Hell? was the  subject  QUTTON'O  OEEDO  11  WW?  w  $m  hi  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  issued weekly  at Phoenix, British Columbia  Subscription, 2.00 per year  2.90 to United States.  G. Kay, Publisher.  not be improper at sixty.    Of course  there is a falacy in   this  conclusion. I of a sermon in Vancouver last week ,     ���,������,,.     ������  Sixty is not  sixteen.    But  if sixty! Frankly,   we  don't  know.     But   tf|waokete7f��^  by so simple  a  process  can   make | there   isn't,    what   happens   to    a first frost| with the result that green-  NOTICE.  foliage   attached,    is    a    palatable j  delicacy   to   be  had   at   the   Union  hotel,    Eholt.    An   early ' snowfall  itself look like sixteen, is not the! German murderer of women after  objection one rather of taste than of j he dies? If there is no hell, we can  morals? Or do women of any age|on'y hope that most of the Germans  look like  sixty   when    they    play M've forever, with the screams of the  goods are as safe as if in a hothouse.  Bountiful crops were a feature everywhere last year, but it, remains for  someone to  solve  the  problem   of  ...... . '    *"-vi -   ' ���- someone to  solve  trie   problem   ot  pranks with time and  try  to  cheat  non-combatants they killed   ringing  wh        'd potatoes planted   by  resi.  I fo*BC.soiI.So����C��*alojru��>foxI  I    solid rfueir ante* of purity  ��nd ^ermiTxation  Send now ibr Coj>y fro��  Sutton *Sons.Th�� Kind's So��dmon I  R*a<lia^Endiand  A.J.Woo  l^j;  i ���  k&X  ADrBRTISINQ BOAliB  Application for Eiqnor Lioenoe (39 days)  Application tn Trangfer of Xietnoe $T.��  OerUfloafco of Improvement (60 days)       $10.00  Applioation to Purchase Land notices (60 days)  ���������, $10.00  . Delinquent Oo-Ownerghip notices 90 days $25.00  BapUoataiOertiflMUof TlUe notices.-.....$8.00  ��^| 0f experience, and that shows, if it  "*" shows anything,   that woman will  continue to dress as they like.    Thf  rise and fall of fashions are as  ob-  scure^as' the Eleusioian  mysteries.  Whence they come and whither they  ���in-iiv-*,"���'.- .s"       * '        '     -      |89<who shall say?    It  rnieHt  fai'rlv  AUAha lea��l tAY��rtiMn��, 12 cents' a line, I ui \ .,   '       . "l\W-   z*,r|y  dagto ootamn, for the first insertion; and 8| suS8eB*?d ����� the critics of the  eents aline for each subsequent inearOon, non-1 preSeat ���ode, however, that  patellmtmsurtuneni. J modesty is a relative   word.     As   a  Display ads $1.00  eolumn,   per month.     _���  _     ,      ^mm ���u   lIJB ���.g  ^^Z1^'^ ^T' 8u^��e��tin: done.". If xvomen wear their short  I the calendar? This also is a question I in their ears.���Vancouver Sun  | too grave to  be  lightly  discussed.!    The editor of the Phoenix Pioneer  .The only present light is the light! very justly raised a kick  because  a  �����*&��� rttThanks7��) oenta  representative of the paper was  asked to pay his way into the Ross-  land-Phoenix hockey match. What  are we coming to when sport, gets  into the hands of such unsportsmanlike management' as that" which  compels the press to dig^d��wn' for  admission money. We view with  alarm,    the     signs     which     point  dents of Eholt and Greenwood  yielded excellent hills'ef^h^^'tubers  while'the original seed retained its  natural size and firmness. Seed of  almost every kind of garden produce  was also abundant.: -  Ottawa, Feb. '22.^-Hon. Martin  Burrell, whd was seriously' burned  m the parliament building lire, is  recovering; but his"'progress,is,\slow.   ���    .....     c.6u.,     muni     pviu.  It is rath'er^dbubtful if the"minister  unequivocally to the. usurpation   ofjvvilfbe  able  to   attend   again  th  sertions, 86c. per inch  . ^ ,w   ���UIM.    ���,  a  unequivocally to trie   usurpation   off will be  able  to   attend ^agai  per inch,  single 1������� popular topical  song put   thsj the centuries-old prerogatives of the  session." "He    is     suffering  >^Tenht? r6'. ff'dep*nds ����   the  WW  '^Press.-Hedley Gazette. nervous shock as wejl as from  s, suosequent m: / done:    . If wnmi>n wp>r tuv  ��,i,^_J . ' - .     ,   -^ .  Saturday, Feb. 26, 1916.  1  i  I."1'  <4*  J4;)4  I5*j   '<  ���pOt  9^A  11V  if:  i^  3  t.  The custom which ordains that a  woman may propose marriage to a  man in leap year dates back seven  or eight hundred years. An act of  the* Scottish parliament, passed  about the year 1228, made it a crime  punishable by a fine, for an unattached man to refuse to become  the life partner of a woman who had  thejeourage to "speak ye mon she  likjjdl"  The custom in a milder form is  referred to in a work published in  1606, entitled "Courtship, Love and  Matrimony:"  "Albeit it has now become a part  of the common lawe in regarde to  'social relations of life that as every  bissextile year doth return, the  Indies have the sole privilege during the time it continueth of making  love unto the men, which they doe  either by wordes or by lookes, as to  them it seemeth proper; and, moreover, no man shall be entitled to  the benefits of clergy who doth in  any wise treate her proposal with  slight or contumely."  skirts gracefully and without' self-  consciousness, there is no great  offense in itexcept to those whose  morals is microscopic. Of course  as the preacher, sagely remarked,  there is a time for everything, Silly  women run to {extremes and confuse  the functions of house gowns and  street gown. But we fail to_ see  any startling degeneration of the  race in their proceedings^ Four  inches or six, what does it matter?  However, the "nice people with  nasty ideas," can always be counted  upon to stir up the mud at the  bottom of the pond.'    "  .n*  1     M  Skirts should not _be_more than  four inches from thegrouod. Such  is the dictum of Mrs. Thos. A.  Edison, who with various other club  women of Orange, N. J., declaims  against the present style of woman's  dress. There is nothing surprising  in her attitude. Ever since woman  began to dress their severest critics  Foster's Weather, Rgport  Next disturbance will reach the  Pacific coast about February 27,  cross Pacific slope by close of 28,  central valleys 29 to March 2,  eastern sections March 3. Warm  wave will cross Pacific slode- about  February 27, central valleys 29,  eastern sections March 2. Cool  wave will cross Pacific slope about  March 1, central valleys 3, eastern  sections S.  This will be about an average  storm with no very great extremes,  but all conditions are favorable to  more than usual precipitation. * the  heavy rainsj however, come with  the great storms, including the cold  wave foretold for last part^of January, brought the destructive floods  .in the central valleys.  A change in the location of the  storms and precipitation was predicted for February 12 and expected  to continue to near March 10^ During th^t precipitation month the  rains and snows were expected to  change from, meridian 90 to the  Pacific coast, and extend well into  southeast sections of the continent.  March will come in and go out  colder than usual. Warmest part  of it will be near March 11.  The Similkameen Star states that  sixty-three men have joined the  colors from that canip. Whewl  How could Phoenix send that many.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  us  from  burns  and may  take/a "trip south  when  able. - - ��� \     .   .      _*>���.''  PHOENIX BAKERY  w. williams; prop.  ' Doughnuts, Madeira Cake,  1, Lunch Cake for Sunday use  ���" delivered on order every Sat-  ^urdayi , Give us a trial order.  OAKES MADE  TO ORDER AT  MOST  REASONABLE  RATES  .'.      TELEPHONE 53   ,.  The Sailor Consolidated Mining &  Milling Company op Camp Mc-  Kinney   Limited   (Non   personal  Liability), in Liquidation.    -  TAKE NOTICE that tenders will be  received by the undersigned up to and  including 1st of March,   10]6,   for  the  purchase of the  assets of the above  Company, consisting of the following  ciovyn granted mineral claims situate  in   group   one   of   the   Similkameen  '  (formerly Osoyoos)   Division  of Yale fc  district:   Lot 766 known as sailor,   Iot~  1260 known.as   Snow-shoe,  lot   1270  known as Toledo, lot-1466 known as  Diamond, lot 680 known as Minnehaha,  lot   024   known   as   Golden.   Crown  Fractional, lot 026 known as Cariboo  Fractional, together with such   buildings, plant and machinery which may  be situate upon the &aid claims or any  of them; also the rights of the Venders,  if any, in Rover Fractional and Alice  Fractional Mineral Claims. The highest  or any tender not, necessarily accepted.  Dated at Toronto, Ontario, this 21st-  day of January, 1916.  Charles Evans-Lewis,  508 ,Luu.sden   Building,    Toronto,  Ontario, Liquidator. �����  '-f  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  \8ent to'any part of the Do  minion for $2.00 a year.  Proposes to Sell Indies  The recent strike   of negroes   in  have been of their own   sex.    Each  the  Danish   West  Indies  has    renew fashion seems immodest until I opened the old questiod of the  sale  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  leased for a term of twenty-one yeers  at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not  more than 2,660 acres will be leased to  one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to eke  Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in  which the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by seetiens, or legal subdivisions of sections/and in unsur-  veyed territory the tract appHedfer  shall be stfek*l out by the applicant  himself.  Bach application must be accompanied by a fee of $6 which will be refunded if the right* applied for are not  available,"but not otherwise. A royally shall be paid oh the merchantable  output of the mine at the rate of five  cents per to��.  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 j  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. COEY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized  publication  of  -his - idvertisement will not be paid i or.  ���aOiJOO, i  The sl*=��>  Phoenix  Pioneer  has for 16 Years been recognized as the Mining  Medium of the Boundary  country.  In the matter of ad-  vertising,_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  i's 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.  Send in Your Stationery Orders and  Holiday Printing to the  Phoeriix Pioneer  THE HOME OF  ART!  - A BUSINESS MAN IS  KNOWN BYrTHE  QUALITY OF PRINTING HE* USES  Our Stock ot Stationery is the Best that can be "procured in  Canada, and our Workmanship will meet with your approval  Published Every  Saturday JVIornir.gr  Why Not Have Your Stationery  Printed by Us?  W^ make a specialty of Letterheads, Envelopes, Billheads,  Note Heads, Memos., Visiting Cards, Menus/Posters,  Wedding Invitations, Check Books, By-Laws,  and in fact anything done with Printers''  . INK AND PAPER  No Job Too sLar&e, None too SmaBB  The p]  $2.00 per Year in Advance.  $2,50 per Year to U. S.  ��   ���-p flTHB  The Union Hotel  AT YOUR SERVICE  Concentrates  PIDNEE��,    PHOBHUX,   BBITIBH   COBOJWBM.  DAVE OXLEY .-. EHOLT, B.C.  Everything in Men's Wear  C lothing-  Underwear*  Shirts  Shoes  Hats  C aps, etc.  Thps. Brow i  "Everything: a Man  Wears"  Your Milk Supply  Should come from healthy and vigorous Stock,  handledJn^CLEANLY AND SANITARY  manner Separated Cream insures purity and  quality. The Dairy produces both.  THE DAIRY        J. W��� Hannam, Prop.  Public  n  Alfalfa is selling at $21  a  ton   in J  [ Yakima.  In 1892 Okanagan lake was frozen  from end to end.  L��gging camps at Kingcome inlet  are resuming operations.  Another  barber  shop  and'   pool  room is projected for Hope.  Peck McSwain is swapping labor  with the Hedley Gazette for coin.  . Last week a  cougar ambled  off:  with a pup from a Hope merchant's  door.  Prince Rupert's' market clerk is  paid upon a basis of 7 }4 per cent on  all sales. ���  ,  Lein Gee has opened up a hash  foundry in Princeton": It is said to  be a'classy affair.  February 8 6. Atliins of Summer-  land, automobilcd to Naramata over  the ice on Okanagan lake.  Labrador herring are being retailed in Victoria at Sc '.each. This  is at-the rate of $280 a ton.   -  An electric machine to thaw out  water pipes will be purchased by  Penticton.    It will cost $300.  Dog teams were requisitionedfor  hauling provisions from Hope to  Ladner Creek camp last week.  Rock creek shipped about 30 cars  of hay and grain this season, going  principally to lower B. C. towns.  It is just 57 years ago the 13th of  this   month  since   four '���MethodistI  missionaries arrived in the province.  Excessive weight of snow caused  the roof of Port. Albefni   and   Hope  opera houses to collapse last" week.  Heavy grey yarn for knitting sells  for $1.50 a pound in   Port  Alberni.  About 20 is what the mills pay  for  the "flock.  Two years ago antimony ore was  quoted at 8.73'c a pound, last year  at 10.73, and now it is worth. 40c.  It is a valuable war, metal.  Owing to the severity of* the  recent weather and the deep snows  lying on'the hilts, many horses on  the outly|ugRanges are dying! as the  result of, exposure Tandf starvation;  several having.already been 'found  in this condition.;- Ranchers^ ;aiso  report'thatt the. severeweather is  bringing "the'eougars into ' the more  settled and farming districts, re  quiiing a more careful  watching   of  Boundary District of British Columbia  RICH  IN  MINERAL AGRICULTURAL AND   LUMBERING  POS8.B.LITIE8-  A MOST PROMISING FIELD FOR THE INVESTOR.  Dote t^y r d,'StriCt !n ^ DOmin!��n- ��'f Ca"ada ��**��~ *> 8~t an array of  are To' '"r       abOVe'   ��� m��UntainS thr��U?hOUt itS entire J^th ��- "-L,  ol'r  Z XT'0a mir~'if������ containing goid, silver, copper, iron and  oh r   aluab)e wh,.e in a few iocalities there are more than surface indications  ot the presence of coal.  FOREST AND MINERAL WEALTH  .Its forest stretches are anions- the richec.;..' n-�� ��� ���     .  ���. among- tne ricnest in the province, and what is of great  importance, easily accessable to river and rai/ura���     Th.��� ��� , 7,      ���  itth,t;.     ,   ��� l ��� railway.    There is scarcely a square mile of  .tthat,in0telther,equ,1)pedwithhightens.onw.r?S|Orwhichcouid   ^  ^  vfew oef7el,d'tUrC ^'^ Sma',eSt OU"ay-    NOt the-'eaSt ^"-tionVrom the point ��  view of the mvestor, is the sites for water-power, which abound in this district. -  free JdUdisac���PreSentrnimmenSeam0Unt0fintereSt " Wn* directed  ��*.��*,,  bZlZ *"ym;'^re���d-while in the same district is to be seen one of "the  o   d  P  ,    e   properties in the west'a not inconsid"Me ��"�����'" ������� <"*��  si   a ed  h   PhPreSS'��n Md Shrfnkage ��f SM ^^    H is in this dis'ri�� ">�� *���  Tethe       I' I        ^ and Grand  F��rkS Pr��PertieS ��f *e G���*y Consolidated, t-  gether with those of the British Coiumbia.Copper company.    In the former camp/and  waTtin    J'?1" miIeS ��n '" SideS' are aCr6S ��f "-"-granted mineral claims, a.,  awamng he advent of the investor..  The title deeds to these properties, thanks t. a  stat m f IT mi0i"S 'aWS' Sre ""P-Oable, and if proof is wanted of the  s a ement, let us point to the almost entire absence of mining Jitigation'in the c.urts  01 tne province.  AGRICULTURE AND FRUIT-GROWING CENTRE  The possibilities of the Boundary as an agricultural and fruit-growing centre-  ��*so worthy of investigation, and  a^to so_of its^ spendid^ equipped or-  chards will prove a revelation to the stranger.     The highways throughout the Boundary makes tins-section of the province the motorists paradise, millions having been  spent on the construction of government roads.' --  '-     .       No locality* better ^served- witti  railroads than'the Boundary district.   ���' Kt  Pjesent^tms section -��  served  by  two  of>the ^r^stisyste'rn^o^the continent; the,:  -C, *>,R. and Grpat^orthern companie^ ���^^^f^^&&^^��M?  Pacific coast will be. commercially curtailed by the opening of the new  K. V. V.  branch of the-former."    -    "    - * ,  ::Hi  ' .    ''Of  '*&  -   ri  poultry and small stock.  We announce the completion  df arrangements of delivery of  The Phoenix Pioneer  to your door. .  75 % Increase in City Sales  in the past few weeks has ex-  ceeded our fondest hopes, and  although we endeavored to  guage requirements, we have  been reluctantly compelled to  turn down orders for additional  copies, as we were sold out,  Less than 4c. Weekly  (A 30 Per Cent. Saving)  Brings a Weekly Paper to your door that  does not carry its backbone where its  Elbow should be.  Mail Your Subscription Today  The Coming Show  .'  The  great   New    York    success  "Within   the   Law,"   which .comes  to the  Miners' Union   Opera   house  Marth 4, for one night   only,   bears  the distinction' of   having   obtained  the longest'run ever giveo a  drama  in a New York   theatre,     For   over  400 performances capacity audiences  were the rule at the Eltinge theatre.  There   are   those,   doubtless,    who  may '  undertake     to     prove     that  "Within   the   Law"   is   a    problem  melodrama.     It  may  stand    as    a  pitiless   arraignment    against    the  men who ask girls to work for them  at wages on'which the girls   cannot  live; it may stand as  an   ironic   exposure ofthe way  the  law   is. sue-  cessfully    twisted      by     expensive  lawyers to fit rich clients'   needs;   it  may stand for something of a laugh  at the, expense of the police   department.     But it   is  safe   to   say  that  audiences will not see  anything   in  it. but an exciting  entertainment   of  a   most   vivid   kind   in   which    the  sympathy from first to last   is   with  the shop girl who is   sent   to  serve  three years in prison for a crime she  has,    never    committed.     Someone  once   said   that   if   you   win   your  uudience in the first scene you   may  play with them for the   rest   of the  evening.     You     have     established  your    atmosphere.     "Within,  the  Law" establishes its atmosphere   in  its first five minutes   and   maintains  an undivided interest   until   the   fall'  of   the   curtain   on    the   last   act.  Comedy is provided by the character  of  Agnes   Lynch,,    a    professional  blackmailer, whose   tirades   on   the  inspector   of police   never   fails   to  elict roars of comedy and rounds of  applause.     No one who   enjoys  intense    interest    in    dramatic     production, a theme to think over, and  plenty of good comedy,   can   afford  to miss this production.     All special  scenery and effects are used.  L O. O. F.  Snowshoe Lodcro  No.  46  Meets- every Monday Evening at  Oddfellows' Hall. Visiting brethren  cordially invited.  ���Our hall is for rent for dances, social  evenings, etc.  William Oxley, Noble Grand.  Oscar Gustafson, Fin. Secy.  Mark Rukin, Eec. Secy.  Daughters of Rebekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  Mcote in tho Oddfellows' Hall,  First and Third Wednesdays.  Mrs.-N. McDonald. Noble Orand.  Mrs. Amy A. Cook, Secretary.  K. of P. Lodge,  No. 28  Phoenix,  .   B.C.  Meets Tubsdat Evening at 7.30.  Sojourning brothers cordially welcomed.  .    E. E. Barnes, C.C.  C. H. Knight, K. of R. S.  Watch  Now that the Holiday Season  is over, we can attend  to youp needs very  promptly.  PYTHIAN SISTERS  Mountain Temple Lodge No. 17  Moots in Pythian Hall, Lowor Town  Second and Fourth Thursdays.  A Large Stock of Parts for all  Standard Watches.  Mrs. Win. Wills,  M.E.C.  Mrs. H. Til ton.  M.K.C.  FRATERNAL  ORDER  OF EAGLES  Phoenix Aerie No. 158  Meets in the Oddfellows' Hall, Friday  Evenings, at 8 p.m.  Visiting brothers ave always welcome.  Richard Blundell, W. P.  T. B. Clarke, W. Secy.  E. A. Black, Jeweler  Of all kinds promptly attended  to. Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. Careful attention to all orders.     Phone A56.  James G. McKeown  THE KNOB HILL HOTEL  A. O. Johnson, Prop.  First-Cliass Accommodation "For IVIiners  FINEST OF WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS IN STOCK.  'PHONE 72. YOUR  PATRONAGE  SOLICITED.  imimiitlUMiiMmMms  i��faaB y-  SUM   PIOBEEK.   PHOJiHIX,   BBITIBH   COCOWBIA.  :MA.^-^.$^ii^'M:$im^  Offers exceptional advantages to Miners; a warm comfortable dry; Clean and Cosy Bedrooms; Well-Cooked  and Well-Served Meals; also the Finest Bar and Highest  Quality of Goods in the Boundary Country.  Local and General  The  Queen's Hotel  OXLEY & BOONE, PRO ?S.  At Your Service  '.'The Pioneer,4' $2 a year; $1 for  ���six months.  Mrs. Wm. Murray  left  Tuesday  for Spokane.  Elmer Ness spent a few   days   in  town this week.  Dave    Oxley   paid    a     visit     to  Phoenix Sunday.  Dan Biner paid a visit  to  Grand  Forks on Monday.  Tom Russell paid a business visit  to Hale on Tuesday.  Nick Muso paid a visit to  Grand  Forks early this week.''  Coming Events  F. O. E. dance, March 17.  Movies tonight and Thursday.  " Within the Law," opera house,  March 4.  Trail vs Phoenix for $2,000 purse  February 29. '   ,  Leap Year dance  Tuesday  night  after the hockey match. ,  Service Sunday at   Presbyterian,  and English churches.  ���ssse:  Uniformity  This is an essential point to consider in the'purchase of Bacon.  Every housewife deserves above everything���dependability in  ^$P$U Every P'"e of Bacon, every slice of Ham should be uni-  ^goo^- ' Only in one way can this be assured���"Specify"  once but always.  irock Hams and Bacon  (CUUED IN CALGARY).  at "The Pioneer" office.  Sherman Carson left Monday to  attend.high school at Grand Forks.  Will lacly who left fur and mask  in Miners Union hall call for same.  Mrs. McLeod, of Trail, is the  guest of Mrs. Robt.  Christie  for  a  With the Ski Jumpers  HOCKEY  ENNANTS  PURPLE AND WHITE  ��  Price, 50c. to 75c.  T. S. QUANCE   -   Phoenix, B.C.  Last Monday Ragnar Cmtvedt of  Chicago was awarded first prize  in  the   professional   division    of   the  Oliver typewriter ribbons for sale anqual ski tournament of the Norge  Ski club of Chicago at Gary, 111.  Cmtvedt scored 185 points; Henry  Hall of Steamboat Springs, Colo.,  was second with !3S^ points.  Damp snow with the take-off  banked too high were said to be the  chief reasons for the poor showing  made.   Henry Hall made the longest  Do Not Hold  Your Hides, Salt Them and  Ship to  ROBERT A. BROWN  MIDWAY, B.C.  Church Services  few days.  O.  B.   Smith,  superintendent  ofJ����"P. "I feet, with Cmtvedt second  I  ������������Am      ��      MtMiiL       -^.r       A rto        �� a. n+t. ..  WW;  f��m?  ^-w,��.i'<-rom selected rlogs> in tlie most modermplant in  the West  |^��^nment inspected���approved . by, careful, housewives everywhere.   ^Shamrock  is tbe  Seal  of. Superiority,  and this applies  |if"e9ua,1y to Lard, Butter, and Eggs, wherever it appears.  superin  the Granby company, left  for  Vancouver Wednesday.  For Sale���Five.roomed house on  Boston Heights; also furniture.  Apply Mrs. James Pinder.  English,   Swiss   and    American  with   a   mark   of   128    feet.    The  American   records,   169  feet,   held I  Top Prices for Dry  and  Green Hides.  Fresh Milk Cow For Sale.  by Cmtvedt, who also is the former  European champion.  W.J J>  m  W?>  P. BURNS & CO., LIMITED  ' The Lake Studio  OF GRAND FORKS--PHCENIX BRANCH  Feb. 25-26  Will Be Here Again  Ready for busi ness  gTOO^lu.YNfAVE.4   <Next*ioor to Pioneer Office)  watch repairing.   Work guaranteed.  C. A. Adeneur, Greenwood.  Laura Earle spent the week end  with her sister, Mrs. Kempslon,  returning to Bridesville Monday.  A snap for cash. Five-roomed  house on Boston heights. Apply  Mrs. J. J. Pinder; must be sold at  once.  R. G. Pritchard left for Spokane  Thursday. He was accompanied  by his stepdaughter, Miss Margaret  Farrett.  " The ice crop this year is a good  one, and already the work of hauling and packing for summer use  has begun.  Oscar Gustafson, who has been a  resident of Phoenix for the past nine  years, left  for  California  Wednes-  ���,|1 day morning.        , *  \ \ ���   Why not make sure of securing^  Local Railway Schedule  1  The following are the time table  schedules governing the arrival and  departure of local trains:  GREAT NORTHERN  Departs  every day at nine a.m.  Arrives daily at 5.10 p.m.  CANADIAN   PACIFIC  Leaves daily for Nelson at 12.15.  For the west, via Penticton, at the  same hour on Monday, .Wednesday  and Friday.  Arrive  in   Phoenix  from  Nelson  daily at 4.45 p.m.   From the west,  via Penticton, at the same hour en  Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.   ��-���.   Granby Shipments  Early next June daily trains will  J be running from Nelson io Vancouver via the Hope cutoff of- the K.  V. R. Every day of the week they  will' run between' Greenwood .and  Vancouver in 20 hours.  The stated services at the Church  of Our Lady of Good Counsel arenas  follows���Second and fourth Sundays  in the month: Mass at 10 a.m.;  Sunday school after mass; Evening  service at 7.30. Rev. "'ather Dom.  Dorval.  St. John's Church ��� Holy communion at 8 and 11 a.m. Morning  prayer, 10.30. Sunday school at  2.30. Evensong, 7.30. -Rev. A. M.  Lloyd, vicar. <  St. Andrew's Presbyterian.Church  ���Service February 27 at 7.30 p.m  Sunday school at 2. p.m.    All   welcome.    Rev. J. R. Munro, pastor.  rw  V&<\1  It  MmkRS' UNION OPERA HOUSE >  SATURDAY, FEB. 26, '1 6  "Beautiful Belinda"--one Red  The Tramp "Charlie Chaplin"--iv Parts  y "When Greek Meets Qreeic"  'Anxious to obtain his uncle's money, "he accuses his undeVfiancee  of mercenary motives.' Put to the test, she proves her sincerity,  and -the nephew is. defeated in his avarice.       " .  "The Leather Goods Lady"-one Reel  ADMISSION, 10c. and 15c.  THURSDAY, FEB. 31, '1 6  "The Awakening: Hour"���3 Parts  "Jones Hypnotic Eye"  The Hand ofMahawee; Jungle Zoo, etc.  ADMISSION  15c. .and 5c.  Royal Billiard Parlors  ,     TAYLOR & NELSON, PROPS,  copy of "The Pioneer" every week?  Delivered to your door, $2.00 a year,;  saves you 30%.  ��� For " Sale���Household furniture,  consisting of- bed, dresser and  stand, nice cook stove, etc., etc-rr  Apptyi Pioneer office.  Two houses on New York town,  site for sale; one six-roomed house  on Brooklyn avenue for sale. - Apply G. W. McAuliffe. *  The Chinook wind has been doing business in Phoenix for the past  week and has - backed considerable  snow over the waste dump. **<  A full line of writing tablets, en-  velopes and papetries, direct from  the mills of W. G. Gage & Co.  Now on sale at Almstrom's.  F. J. Lake, the photographer,  will be here on Friday and Saturday, February 25 and 26, at his  studio next door to "The Pioneer"  office.  Sgt. .-R. Campbell, of the One  Hundred and Thirty-First battalion,  New Westminster, paid a recruiting  visit to Phoenix Monday. Nothing  doings  Mr. and Mrs.   J.   B.   Boone   and  daughter, Kathleen, drove down to  The following are the ��� monthly  shipping figures from the local  Granby mine to the Grand Forks  smelter: - ��� ; .  '"''���,'</ , ���" . .    ",' l       " ^TONS     ^ 1  January?   42,2U  February *. 63,091  March    ~\.   69,94$  '^'April  '85,382  M��y  ������ ...100,693  J"ne 103,004  Ju,y 101,058  August 103,062  September .... -93,245  October v   96,43C  , November   82,187  December ;   94,475 ���  Total 1,034,786  January, 1916 83,802  Grief and Worry  Childbirth  La Grippe  Excesses and  Overstrain  cause  Nervous Exhaustion  Take the new remedy  Asaya-NeuraU  m (HADE MANX) ~  which contains I^ecithm (concentrated from eggs), the form  of phosphorus required for nerve  repair.  T.  S.  QTJAMCE  -- JS '   PHOBNIX/B. C. "  Davis * lAwrcne* Co, Eiols MTre. Montiwi].  WHS. them fur JTm Book on  NOTICE  Nolico is hereby given to Lho^public  of Eholt Unit a Shubort piano, now in  my possession will be sold to defray  storage expenses if not claimed within  30du,ys. Highest orany bid not necessarily accepted.  D. Oxley,  Chairman Trustees Co'mrriittes.  I Dated ut Eholt, February 2, 1910.  Application for a Transfer of  Liquor License.  To the Board" of Licence Commissioners, Phoenix,-B. C:  TAKE NOTICE that I intend to  apply to the Board of License Con��-  missioneis for the City of Phoenlx-  B.C., at their next sitting, for a transfer , o�� the- Licruov License for .the  Queen'8 Hotel in the name of Tom'^.  Oxley and J. B. Boone. -   7  Tom F. Oxlbt.   ,  Dated at Phoenix, B.C., this 21st day ,  of January, 1916.  K, P. Dance_ Bumper One  One of the  largest -crowds  ever  attending a dance in Phoenix turned  out Tuesday' evening  to  assist  in  commemorating    the    fifty-second  I anniversary   of    the    Knights    of  Pythias. _ Memories of past dances,  combined   with   liberal   advertising  and  the   popularity  of the   lodge,  assisted   materially  in   its  success.  A contribution box   was  placed  at  the door;   proceeds  going  towards  purchasing'the  fragrant  weed for  members of the order  in   the  firing  line. , " ,  In the contest  for  prizes in  the  whist   drive,   considerable   interest  Al. Almstrom  Books, Stationery. Wall  Paper and Fancy Goods  Kodaks. Photo Supplies  Fountain Pens, etc.  OPERA HOUSE, PHCENIX  CONE NIGHT ONLY}  By Special Arrangements with Selwyn  & Company,  New York,   the United Producing Co.  will  present  tea-  0:&  Pipes, Cigars, Tobacco and Cigarettes'  BEST BRAND ALWAYS ON HAND  Special Line of the Famous Lowney's Chocolates  Smokers' Supplies. Soft Drinks.  ^gflish Biifiiards,    Popg.    Bowling AiSeys  if  .,��  tyt   ")  m%  Get "More Money" for vrmi.'P��^~  _^B. SHUBERT, Inc. K^clxS^  r^�� j   --^   *'          " was manifested by the competitors.  G��.nwood aad   Anaconda   Sunday  pirst prile for ladies  was   won  by  atu'rir ""���" ��,d-tin,e m~ Ge��- e��� ^ �����-  The hockey match  played   Wed-  nesday  evening   at   Trail   between  Phoenix and that town resulted in a  win for Phoenix of 2 1."    The contest  was for the McBride cup.  J. O. Julsrud begs to state  that  he has opened the blacksmith shop  close   to   Miners'   Union   building,  and is prepared to do   all  kinds  of*  blacksmith work, horseshoeing and  general repair work.   Terms reason-l  able.    Your patronage solicited.  Following officers were elected to  office Wednesday evening by  local  Liberals:    Dr. Ritchie, pres.; Wm.  ISmith, vice-pres.; N. Carsoa, treas.;  W. Kay, sec'y.   Executive���Messrs.  Wills, Blundell, J. Evans, Connell,  I J. Ryan, J. J. Evans, A. Gustafson,  J. Hannam, A. Evans, Wm. Camp,  ball, L. Taylor, McGillvray, Porte-,  D. McDonald,   J.    Math  which  of a beautiful hand-painted salad  bowl and server. The first prize  for gentlemen was closely contested  between Geo. Elkins and Mark  Rukin, each winning H points.  Cards were cut to decide the winner  and the prize of an ink stand was'  awarded Mark Rukin.  Have You Contributed to  Our Tobacco Fund ?  This is what 52c Sends;  50 CIGARETTES,  . _  4 OUNCES TOJBACOO,  PACKET OP MATCHES  Send Your Contribution  to The Pioneer Office and  It will be acknowledged  BY BAYARD NEILLES  Greatest Dramatic Success in Years  Reserved Seats, $1.00;   ,  General Admission, 75c.;  Children, 2��c.  TICKETS ON SALE AT TOWS BROWN'S.  , _ ���ieson,     I7,. I  CJayton,J. Ingram, T. Lloyd   Wi't    He wiU Ie,nembe1' you, because your  I'Oxlej-.    Dist.    Executive���Conntli l^T ^ addresf is wrifcten on the  and Campbell nt" J postcard  we   enclose  in every 2Bc.  ���   -.''.... I Parcel you subscribe for.  I  'V


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