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The Phoenix Pioneer and Boundary Mining Journal Jan 4, 1913

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 A  j ���   The largest copper mines in  rthe.IJ|ojojinion are situated,  I <ab|Phoe&tx;'14Tli��Vj Granby ,  ^Co.. employs 600 "men, and  *' has!.a monthly ,pay foil of  oyer^50,000, while the I?aw. ���'  ', T&ite pa'yfi'bll is $18,000, V      -;  Vj>*  J*  iS*.  *<fc  *  w  '*'        ���*     '^i.y   ,    , , ,���, .J,,!.'! - ,J ..   I ���'l  V�� Qpfrpted to the Interests ofthe Boundary Mii^irsgDistrict  -ss-  *fTHK i^fl^Jr*? PWeer   is  published   in   the  hh|fe,��2j  njsipality   in   ^ "%u3pJ^oity  ha^P*pS5H��S^^of 1,500,  and possesses first-class  hotels, opera house; schools  FOURTEENTH YEAR  PHOENIX, B.C.-, SATURDAY, JANUARYS, <t9>3  j*  ,VJT   ,  GRANBY PRODUCED  COPPER AT 9ic: LB.  4  Net Earnings ,fora912,$l,5![M>,000  ���409,735 ozs. Silver-Gold.  Granny's fjroduction'fdr'the year  1912   is ��� estimated;* atv22,650,O0O,  pounds of ..copper, 356,376 ounces of  silver and" 53,359 "ounces  of gold:  The average cost of this copper will  be between  9%   *��nd   9)^    cents   a  pound,    compaiui"    with    approxi-  mately It cents a pound last year.  The company's, net earnings for 1912  will^/be ,kbetween   $1^400,000,, and  $1,50Q,000,ior rtiearlyi7 $,fo. .a  share  for* its capital i stock, notwithstanding, it received much lower prices for  copper inTthe earlier tfiontbs ' of the  ye'a'r than it is getting now.  Were it. not. for ,the, fact that  Granby's profits^are .being, used,���to  develop and/equip the 'Hidden creek  property,'the comptiny 'undoubtedly  would be paying dividends at the rale  ot\$lf50 to $2 a share^quarterly and  its stock probably would be selling  $25��H'-share' higher. The . money  that is'going into the Hidden"'creek  property, however,"should ultimately  be returned tenfold. It is for this  reason that 1 have .so persistently  advised,, the ^purchase,., of���, Granby  .stock during the past year or  two.  ��"'RTPthe"','price',lif|wc'opper 'averages  17$ cents in 19,14, Gr>nby's Hidden  creek mine and smelter should earn  that ' year ' around   $2,250,000,1  year  which will-be,.approximately the-fu|li  amount^thatvWill have'been.invested,  ����� in the-purchase of 'the propertyj--"rits'  development and equipment.      The'  prospect therefore' is   that  Granby'p  net earnings and dividend payments^  ���^rjwai^l&^e'ijvtnigiye {its; stock" 1ft  market value of more   than  $100  a  share.���Boston Commercial.  ^   ������' l/~^' 'A^'-A>  T777~  Curling \Season'; Commences  -    New'Year's>,Day", praqtically saw  the commencement ofthe local curl-  ing   season,    and   throughout    the  "day<the%syotces'OtHh*eHk��ps and the  whirring of the stanes was heard in  land.    According to custom reciprocal visits "were^p^irf-l^'-.tlie^lubs of  tGrcenwood, and,Phoenix,.the, local  rinks   of   Phoenix   which * invaded  Greenwood beingfseverely/trimmed  by the   smoke-eaters.     The   Greenwood  visitors, of which  there were  twxrrinks managed "to* win" two out  of the four games played. - The,' following/composed ��the  teams   that  visited  Greenwood:' Messrs.  Chas.  Knight, Dan Docksteader, Norman  Davidson 'and, J. iA.   Miller (skip).  Messrs.'1'j.'J..iNixon, 'R. ������ Lindsay,  Frank   McDougal .and  R.wH.,..Mct  Gammon (skip).   (The visiting members    of    Greenwood's   delegation  were:   Messrs. 'i-Frith,1*  McDonald,  McCreath   and    Logan, comprising  one^rink, -ai)d-"Messrs.-"*Taylor> -P-f  George, J. H���Wilcox and Clerf the  other.   <��� Tbe fesultvin^detail was as  follows: J.'-A/-Mqrrin'sJ',rink' beat  K.   Cr Froth's   rii^k, 10-3.'. '}., McCreath':,   rink' beat Jas.   Marshall's  ftnlA$-&.X'jV-Sifut&'l's* rink"beat  Bert Taylor's- '12-4^ and G.'Kavde-  feated the rink skipped by P..George  with'a score of 11-6.      *      '-'    '   ������'  '   A  N/1  UMBER   25  BOUNDARY HOCKEY LEAGUE  .ELECT SEASON'S; OFFICERS  .      I'll      U' 1 > l*'M ; i <~     V .    a , 1   J   jl   r'l     <   'j 'Ilf   ,       ',      '   f,,'.   ,!','!  Manitoba Rules to Govern Association���TPlayersto Be Registered  '   '" by January' 20-���Restriction' Concerning Non-Registered, - ���  1   ���    f'pi^i.s���T. A. Love^Elected President.    <   '^   *  ''   -J i_! '������   ..^!   ,i Ui-   <<X\,<   ,.       ���     ���>���  1.  f I.  ^Tl/e ^ C. -vColu-Ai'biJi    <fompanWtbWetr  The Boundary curling clubs which  hitherto have been associated i-with'  the Kootenay league have'decided to  break away and form an organization of their'own. The decision ���of  the Boundaryitesr has in no wise  been influenced by ariv'MH"feeling,  but has been .brought about by the  fact that the local 'curlers have' found  it difficult to get away for the annual  bonspiel, and it is' thought,that   the'  .      .   ,�� --   I'   f    ?  K      " I        *   '���t'    ^    - I       v.  best�� interests . of-, the ' Boundary,  curlers' \voiild be served   by   a  bon-  !j spiel    nearer    home.      iWe   -under-'  '[stand,' that'' 'a ^BbWdaryTbVnjspiel  "       to   be  'held . here   io^-Phoenix  An    important"  meeting '"of   the  Boundary Hockey league took place  ih''Phoenix* on''Monday,  Decembei  30th.  -The followihg representative^  of the' three clubs  concerned were  present���Greenwood:    Messrs.    R.  Halcrow'''unti   Charlton.    Phoenix:  Messrs'.'1 Davidson and Black.  Grand  Forks':  Messrs.'Haverty and''Mann>  The '[ following' honorary   positions  were also ' filled': 'W.' 'A:''Williams,1  hon, pres.; O.' B.- Smith',1 jun/, hon.'  vice-preside'nt and W. L". Bell,'2nd.  hon.   vice-pres.      T.   A.    Love   of  Giand Forks was1 elected'-prcsident  of��the league with John -McLaugh-  liiv vice   and* Mann   of Greenwood  secretary-treasurer. 1 .mi      iwi.jv.V  -J Some "important matters came, up  for discussion,   and 'among the'decisions  arrived >at'\vere! the following:'  .-The, rules -governing    the  "Boundaiy league to be those of'the  Manitoba'association, with the' addition of an amendment providing for  the  dropping-of   a'player''in' the  event of a  member of an opposing  team   being' incapacitated through  injury.     A rider was also added allowing, by agreement the'use "of a1  substitute.    .The- date/of January  20 was, fixed as the  extreme limit  for registering" a player,'and it was  agreedHhal in ��� the''event of-a-non-  regtstered player 'taking ' part in a  match that the team1 employing him  should pay a line of $50 and' that  the, match be'for lei ted. The ..deposit rule r of' last year was also en-  dorscdt, j.A! very'significant,amendment -was that proposed by E. Black  and carried after serious discussion:  '.'.That^the, Boundary league^ignore  the Rossland, carnival, in arranging  |heir, (Jschedule o^ganies.',*" This  latter Js tno doubt -an, aftermath of  the visit to Rossland .last season of  the local .team when unfair treat-  ment pur,the part, of aiRossja.nd referee was alleged. , . , >t,  f.The^folIowing ^s(theMschedule of welhfor'the success of the team in  Openirig^of Phoenix Rink  Pho^enix celebrated the opening  of its new $10,000 skating and curling rink on the evening of New  Yearns day.' The management had  arranged for the appearaiice"of Nor-  v'al -Baptie^ the* famous' skat'eri who  was, to", have given /an exhibition,  and his .unavoidable non-appearance  caused considerable disappointment  a^id materially reduced the numbers  ofithose who' were present at the  match between Jthe Intermediates  and Seniors which the committee  substituted in the place of Mr. Bap-  tws. ' The game gave the various  members an opportunity of stretching themselves and also afforded  the spectators a chance of seeing  what might truthfully be styled the  best'intermediate team iu the pro-  vince. Of course the capabilities of  the .old standbys were fairly well  known and the attention of- the  spectators was directed towards the  play-of the two new arrivals, whose  ntovements and stick work augurs  B.C. Mining  the season's games:  Grand Forks at Phoenix... .Jan. 8  Phoenix at Grand Forks.. . tjan. 13  Greenwood.at Phoenix. .. . ,'Jan. 17  Phoenix at Greenwood.. . . .Jan. 21  Greenwood at Grand Forks .Jan. 24  Grand Forks at PJioenjx... ^an. 27  Grand Forks at" Greenwood'.Jan. 30  Phoenix at Greenwood ...*���. 1 Feb.    3  Phoenix at Gfand'Forks.'. . . Feb.    7  ^i''-ly'Voil?t   * ���'           Vi?'m  Greenwood at Phoenix Feb. 11  Greenwood at Grand Porks'. Feb.  14  Grand Forks at'Greenwood .^Feb". 18  tbe ^forthcoming league contests.  The city band also put in an appearance, their various selections be-  iil'g^ithoroughly" appreciated by the  skaters and onlookers. J  ^smelter treated 1,1,753 tons of^ore  this week, as follows: Mother Lode,  7,180; Rawhide, 6,546;. Napoleon,!  ���'5tMvf��ueenyict6r/ia,387V others', 60.;  sb,'rnetrme'tbis month Jand a meeting:  with this object in view has been  called Tor the coming week. The  local club has a membership of >56.    v  r  -1  f&y; ;��-w  We Wish  oii'r Many  u.  Sand  Patrons A  Happy  speroms  ew Year  s Granby, Not Concerned  1 The Chesaw News in its current*  issue announces that a bond has  beem taken, oiv, .18 claims, on  Copper mountain' byn New' York  parties and-that the parties concerned in thejdeal is.thc ^Granby  Consolidated.' Annenquiry,by>the  Pioneer on-< the matter,t/however,  has elicited the reply from G. W.  Wooster, treasurer of tbe company that he knows nothing  whatever^offthe j transaction.  ,  . Ski Club Dance  - i 1 ��� .   .�� 1    >    1'  The1 last, dance\'of. the  old  year  '^Successor to John Kirkup  ���H.. R.^ Townsend, of Rossland,  tor many years a trusted official of  the^ Provincial government and  latterly holding the appointment of  registrar of the Supreme and  County courts, has been notified of  his selection for the post of government agent in succession to John  Kirkup, who has been appointed to  dn,d5he far* P1fih*f,.,ne%vetr,5:,om-  the position of government agent at  IPI*ld,0,n1N??^eilreye-5l,e!!^e   Alber'ni.      Mr. Townsend has been  connected with the   Provincial   civil  tnembers 3and,friends of, the���Phoe  nix   Ski- club��� foregathered,r.in^the  Miners' Union , hatl<*,and_held, high'  revel to the..accompaniment^ ot,the.  music of thepIronsides orchestra.  The  ball was  uni|><ia*..y  Well   attended and   the .prevailing Spirit of  y\  * Presented "With Pipe ,  ' The members of tl^e Phoenix^City  band last week acknowledged the  services of John Finlay and presented him with a handsome meerschaum pipe as a slight,token of the  efforts he has taken, ,in furthering  the interests of the band.        ^  Bounced the Hindus  , Due in great measure to the evidence that wasgiven,at the recent  trials for perjury in New Westminster, the management ,of the Small-  Bucklin lumber mills^ in the Royal  City have decided to dismiss every  Hindu in their employment and to  replace them with white labor. This  decision was arrived at only after  long and careful consideration of the  circumstances in connection with the  charges.  It will effect about ninety Hindus,  who resided in shacks, the property  of the comyany. in order to make  the decision all the more effective*  the. demolition of the shacks was  commenced at once and the majority  of. them razed to the: ground by  hre..-"fij  i.-o:!--;..i,:        ���������������<   --��� '���.-. ���".��� <  ;?ln the course of the evidence at  the recent trials it was alleged that,  in order; to retain their jobs, the  Hindus had been in the habit of giv-  fin'g bribes to certain officials, and the  management were influenced iii . the  step they-have taken by this fact.  Granby Smelter Returns  During the month of December  the Granby smelter treated a total  of 105,796 tons of ore from the  t mines at Phoenix, and 765 tons from  the following foreign properties:  Snowstorm, 529; Dividend, 125;  Gold Chariot, 18; Riverside, 30; Arlington, 63.  ���Tames   Gregg,   left  England on Friday.  for Liverpool,  service for the lasVtweiity years and  during that time has repeatedly  demonstrated'his fitness for some  such position of trust us that now  reposed in him by^ the Victoria  -authorities.       Mr.    Townsend    will  good   will   which'] was in   evidence jproVe a  worthy successor   of  Mr.  from start to finish did  much to en- j'Kirkiip.'  sure the success of the affsifr.      Pre- I   vious    to    the    Call,   for     supper,    the   ^������������.������������������������bmmmmmmwm��������mmm*mm  loud notes of the   Granby fire wins-  tie tosrether with those  of the loco-  r * ' ./",*"*   ' fi ' \  motives   announced  the   arrival   ot  the New Year ^nd all present sus-  pended dancing and * occupied  themselves in extending the season's greetings of happiness and  prosperity to their friends.     " 1  Word came down from the Surprise mine on Monday to the'1 effect  that the ore had been hit in this  first vein which'the long tunnel cut.  While this vein was small on the  surface a gang of men were put to  work drifting on ic from the1 tunnel.  They have gone 90 feet and have  encountered some very high grade  ��rey copper ore carrying big values  iu silver. The vein is getting better  now with eveiy foot ot work. At  the same time the long cross cut  tunnel being carried through to cut  the second vein, which promises to  be a big payer. The tunnel is now  in 440 feet and will reach the vein  almost any time. Supt. North and  other mining men who have seen  the property recently are satisfied  that the Suprise will be a good paying mine.���Omineca Herald.  George J. Novak returned a few  days since from Highland Valley,  near Ashcroft, where he has been  for two and a half months looking  after his mining pioperty in that  section, says a recent issue of the  Rossland Miner. In a chat with  him he stated that it is now being proved that the ore bodies go  down. As an evidence of this be  said that within the last three years  owners of properties there have been  exploiting at depth and have found  on,the McGilvray group, for instance, ore on a depth of 200 feet.  The Topnotoh group has four, feet  of copper ore at a depth of 125 feet  that will average 8 per cent, copper  and $4 in gold and silver values.  Tne Glossy group is being developed by a shaft which has reached a  depth of 40 feet, and" the ore runs  from $60 to; $,10CLpervtQnrV ..A, few  years ago these properties were not  known.   ' *'   '  The Japanese training squadion  consisting of armored cruisers is  shortly expected to pay a visit to  ports in Australia.  Trys New Ski.Course  The members of the Phoenix Ski  club officially opened the season on  their   new   course   on   Montezuma-  mountain  duringJ the afternoon   ot  New  Year's Day.    But, unfortun- ,  ately, owing to the absence of sufficient   snow,   the'jumping   from'the-  new 40ft.  scaffold was a hazardous  undertaking, and with the exception j  of E. Engen, none ofthe others ven- (  tured far,   Engen, hdwever, decided  to chance the risk of'a broken neck,  and took   several   flying   leaps that  averaged in    the   neighborhood   of  100 feet.    The intrepid jumper in-;  forms us that he confidently hopes  to add another twenty feet or more  to   this before 'the  season   is much  older. ' "Among    those    who   also  cleared "the .platform were   the Nes-  tetter  Bros .Ernest Olson   and H.  Hanson.'    The    proceedings    were >  watched by   a   large number of in- .  terested spectators;':.*.-���    ���<    >  Boundary Ore Tonnages  Following are the returns of the  output of. the Granby mines and  smelter for the week ending Dec.  29tb, and the.B.C. Copper company  for the week ending Dec. 22nd, and  year to date:  MAKING GOOD  1  THE men who are  winning applause  these days by "Making* Good" are as a  rule, men who look their part as well as do  their part.  Proper attention to attire is a duty every  man owes to himself. We assist men to  dress well and dress correctly.  This season the task is easier of accomplishment than ever before, because we have  behind us Clothes of Quality, merit and reputation.  This store lays its emphasis on QUALITY,  for  Granby. .-.-   Mother Lode.  Rawhide ........  Napoleon   Queen Victoria. .  Others.........  .21,999 1,366,800  . 7,280 453,167  . 4,228 257,352  . 795 15,553  306 1079  ,      165    J 2,543  are built on honor and sold on honor. The  wear value is in them, and with wear value  goes the comfortable feeling of being neatly  and well dressed.  We're Always at Your Service  SMSLTUK T0NNAGUS   .  Granby . 24,055 1,238,228  1 13. C, Copper Co... 14,753   655,133  \  iiMuMiiMimumiMiimiHg)  ��rcZk*M!aKln.iJi!i  wmm ���f*"  "v'<*,".,.:1.!**:1":  l&i  THE   PIONJEEE.   PHOENIX,   B&ITISH   CQLB.MB1A..  ���'������>������*!������>  llifi  "< <  W  .''"V:;:-'���  &��  y��  \ 1  V^  |li^l��*'iV."4i't-ii."V''s,<r'?:  ��� '...���4'^l.y^VKv;:/ja-:^ft'.<'.rri.'i.fe-:  *.^^N"V''JW-''^f^"  MZkisjiAAA* ZfA-ZZZZiZZW^AA^-Z  L2'ir<0  lliilfSl  flair"  "''���"'Mr  ���ii  ��> V  /Vvr^^'v'A.'r'^^y'"''^;: .^���:v^v^;.;7.:  fefSfi^SJv1 .Stf-d-ty-��- ��'S',*fo*>  li3#fiS��f onljr,little.ones, but: i^e know 2am-  cured our sores.   Per?  if you tried itf,  ) few daj*1,treatment with this  i gave her ease.   Then the  ires began to heal, and we continued the Zam-Buk treatment,  inashort time she wasquite healed.  ,   ," My little boy sustained 'a serious scald on the neck.   ,It set'tip  )' children of  ' Seigneurs St,  mother^ adds  j j She Bays,:  contracted scalp  i She was inra pitiable  ,W��; tried Za,vatBuk,t  charm in drawing.away the pain;'  and soon healedithe,.wound."    . '.  It  Concentrates  "Ij fuller derails in monthly and annual)  fftl      lA.    -W ' ' ..." r. ���".  introduced,  ment;  smstbing diffurent" in the way of 'talma,  '" 'ingherbaloHsohcoa, which,asFonnasapplied      iff the germs and onJ the painful smarting.'  Other ���asonoMOontained,in Zam.-Buk so stimulate; the cells that  > 'I  FREE BOX  _ Send oilcans  ���stamp for post*  age, and we win  mall {trial.box  Area, Mentteo  this paper.  y^zzirSr    \-li-    ipsa��    .   ��� ���  ^mm_ TS    .  JBvW:-**>��� i/ifT'jEl*. -v.-V ""������,l" nas��vv-iai_ JH_     ^"e*^.  7 cdrjiiiiuiiication afc'8  !r.^..fc,T..  Thursday,of  feacfiiitibiifch  l>i    '"'*' NeW Oil Fields '    ''  ;   .. '(j '   j  'l j.    'i . .'i i '    i   , .'  Attention   has been turned again  to Sotith'Africa as an oil producer.  '       i, - j      * > i  Before' the Boer war there were  some oil discoveries in Cape Colony  but, the demand was small compared  with today. , ' ,  Sir  Boverton  Red wood . has dis-  *  ��tt        *   "m*   ',''1"   ir  3"..*J " r' '-.'  covered free, petroleum  in samples  of rock which,.' have been submitted  to him for - investigation, and other  reports of a,favorable character have  i,4, *'*-��� <'-m.    -."-'���rtV'^'-   w.'l    -���   '-'i   !i>  been, obtained from experts. ���"'*�����'�����  il*_'     > ii,}'       v  '���"'��*'   *'~il '   <���<(< .!' .*  General.Botha has expressed, the  yz~&zi  WiZipZyz  ��!<-\%!&7?  xi-A^ktiPA.  /;;^.^-;:;.';:-^{^:V;^;;-..;Kr^^.r'>  tera of Reoekah  Phoenix Lodge No. 17  ���'������������--"'���"~!^*'iir^ss,vi>';.fi>i %'j^,.  systematic and active development  of the new field.  ���.jThe .discojyery,. of .oil invvarious  parts of the British empire is considered. ,of,more, than ordinary importance 'owing ;to ''itsifgrowing use  as a fuel.'inttbejnayjv,   /;  j    M| l<eon^Bourgeois, former pre-'  "mie^fl^ meiitioped' as a canidate irt  the succession to M. Fallteres as  president orthe Freuce Republic.  ---The-establishment of a- department of public .health is the   object  ,of.a btlLjyJiich^ it.is stated,^,will, be  ducediby the Dominion Govern-  Ji^The Canadian ^Manufactures'^ As-  sociationVhas decided to "* start a  propaganda to arouse public interest  in the.abnormal' ahnual;wastage'by  fires taking place on .the continent.  Repdrt says thath the' Hungarian  government is negotiating with-an  American syndicate, which arranged  the recent Austrian loan of $25,000,  000, for the immediate issue of a  loan of $50,000,000.  The Canadian Northern Railway  have promised the Vancouver city  council to make that town the company's home port for a line of'Pacific steamships, which they intend to  establish before 1920. '-  (An English' syndicate of financiers  is seeking; a franchise to run motor  'buses, in Toronto.    It is ''supposed  to place' fifty vehicles on  the streets  by��October  of next yeari 'and   to  have' 'three civic  representatives  oh  the directorate of the company.'   '"  In   the   British   House  of Com  mons, the'Postmaster-General, Mr..  Samuel,     stated    that   some   five-  fhous'ahd letters has been' damaged  by   inflammable   substances  placed  in public mail 'boxes. ''This wanton  destruction is part  of the  militant  suffragists' campaign.  "  Officials of^tfie New South Wales  departiUenX of external ^ affairs have  received reports of sensational dis-  coveries from representatives in  Hong Kong, tbat a secret society  has existed there fore years for the  purpose of smuggling Chinese into  Australia���-  Moral  The  and  Social  Reform  r,K<-.v>��:.f  feillS|JT;;3?;SGpSGBOVK, "W. Secy.  J||vff0|||i|S:Sp|!v%j^  KSSoflP. Lodge,  Scilt  Phoenix,  B.C.  v''|JMeetM.:^��S.'s:D"A;^'-fEyBiaNG at 7.30.  ilS^^rnigg^b^otoers;: cordially   wel-  |cdmed.  'MaaZ  ^ ^ E.-jGabtbb, K. of,R. S.  AA-; '.F.;.' Gbddbs, O. C.  ZAAApAZ   ������'; A sMo^ntaIn.:T!empIe  m  "lg<BjNb>;.17  vv--^r'i'��M^  AZy |Mr ?teit *Sd Thiird ThTir^dciys.1. ;������; ��� Z'^j^^y Z'-Z  ���������x"-- ymt^ammA  Council of Canada will' ask the  Federal Government for,, 'drastic  a'meqdnients to"the -criminal cocle in  rel-sitfdo'to Vmnl^rality->f? T1?* '^ugg-  ested amendments' deal "with dlsor-  derl^fffuse's",'j^cef' track' gambling  and with persons addicted to driink-  eniitfss^ afla^druf taking.    " *H    "  The inaugural public meeting was  heid'at'the MansidVi Hohse, London,  on December i8 of the British com-  mittee which has charge of the celej  f bration of 100'years of peace among  This  is  it  ���'���'������J:.'  Z   ��'..  ..:': K-  ;M,  .15.0.;  lt^'|'i%!!%#;  :'bJh1��1��>*5'."'v: J-;���'���'.  m  mz��w-  '���';��'! Ft A '  tert-^-w  .;'.-..ft'.5.;  r-.--As����iS.-  firstriclass Fir arid Tarii^  ���'%���������'��� ���\.::AJ::M^Ji^-'--:,'iiy:!-:ir:Z' ' m-^A-f<^-'' ���  I      ar^;Wobd. $5.50 per cord  ���'I'Piiie>-''.Wiob'd'i���*���'' ��5^00 per cord.  I Fir^urijd^^kmaracV double cut,  , ' Town Short of Provisions  >  Unusually high temperature  the principal cause assigned for the  shortage bf provisions1 at��Groupard,  a townrof 1,000 ^population at the  head . of Lesser Slave lake, 350  miles' horthr of Fdihonton! George  Harvey, manager' for the' Hudson's  Bay, company in,.that* district, reports that there is no snow and the  '  i ri   *  ^ .! r  lake  Is  not frozen; making freight  ing an impossible) task over the  government trails. He says the  pe6ple ��'ire living chiefly on game,  which*is 'abundant in' the district.  The stock of flour, bacon and other  provisions,' laid in last winter, has  become exhausted. There is no  suffering. ITreighters are in readiness in Edmonton, Edson and  Athabasca to make trips to the  ,north country as soon as there is  snow to cover the roads. \  TRUTHFUL  THE  Since the Iiigredient8 Snteriag Peraaa  i Arejpip-��ra, ItsPowerasaOataCT'vft  ,'--���      Remedy and Tonic is  TTriderstood.  COLUMBUS, OHIO.���The ae-;  tive ingredients entering the most  popular household remedy in the'  world have been made known to  "the public. , This means a new era  in the advertising of .popular family niedicines���Peruna leads.  Peruna contains among othor  things, golden seal,,powerful In Its  effect upon the mucous membranes, . Cedron seed, . a ,, rare  medicine and unsurpassed tonic.  Cubebs, valuable In nasal catarrh-  and affections of the kidneys and  bladder. Stone root, valuable for  - trie-nerves, Vnucous membranes  as .well as in dron&v wad (edH* '  ' eestion-r  (he English speaking people,  committes is  sitniiiar  to  the  ones  now at woris^on "the arrangements in1  Canada' and-lhe United States.  General Louis Botha has resigned  the premiership tof the Union, of  Soutlv' Afriea, which he has he|d'  ���^ince^fay 31, 1610. His resignation follows dissensions on the part  of th^,; Dutch-^extremists 1 in the  cabinet, led' by General J. B. M.  Hertzog. "The. Governor General  Lord Gladstone has asked him to  try and form another cabinet  The annual, report .of the British  Postrnaster-General, states that, the  weight of newspapers, etc., sent to  Canada by magazine post durimg  I911,w,as 4,747,p0Q lbsv .compared  with ^,83^,000 lbs., the previous  year. Imperial penny postage now  embraces the whole of the Empire,  with 'the exception of Pitcairn  Island.  Sir George Murray, the well-  known British government official  who has been, at the request of Mr.  Borden, inquiring into tbe working  of civil service methods, in Canada,  has presented a report which, - it is  stated, recommends the placing of  the outside civil service under the  commission, together with the other  important reforms.  As the Panama canal nears completion, and on December ' 1, only  one-seventh of the entire excavation  remained to be completed, the working force is increasing greatly in  number. There is now at work on  the canal and the railroad the largest force in the canal history, 40,-  150 persons, according to the canal  figures. " Of these nearly ail are  men,-and 30,136 are White Ameri-.  cans.  The new Banking Act, introduced  by the Hon. W. T. White, Minister  of Firiance, provides   for  a   stricter  statements, penalties for misrepresentations by directors" and officers,  and' enlarged powers in' regard to  the issue" of "hbtesf.^' Provision is also  made for allowing  loans to  farmers  "(j    J! ��        .^-vfi-t iv. '   r  on'threshed" wheat'and to ranchers  on their cattle.  ! The sale.-of '7,000,000 eggs in  Philadelphia in five days at a uniform price of 24 cents  a  dozenl de-  1    '      x 1        -        >   ���) St 1  moralized > the local egg" corner.  Women ofthe Housekeepers League  originated this plan of buying in the  West great quantities of cold storage  eggs', bringing them to .-Philadelphia and selling them ,at the actual  gross price. Before, women began  their corner-breakingcrusade dealers  demanded 38 cents . for the same  cold storage eggs. i  The introduction this year in the  German Reichstag of the first aerial  navy measure marks a new epoch in  the historybf nations. So far as it  is known this bill will provide for  the construction of one , hundred  Zeppelins, and other types of diri-  gidles. T\\e new Zeppelin to  launched shortly will measure over  one thousand feet in length, and  will be capable of lifting a dead  weight pf over thirty tons, providing  for a strong armament.  1 Giving his finding,in , the inquiry  into the stranding of the Canadian  Northern liner 'Royal > George,'  Captain Lindsay, fWreck' Commissioner, suspended the pilot, Samuel  Rioux, for three years, Captain Jas.  CREAM  BAKING  1     <   > j  A Pure Cream of Tartar Powder  Indispensable to best results .-r saves  worry���saves work���������saves money���  saves health���saves complaints at table  The interstate commerce commission at Washington ordered  every interstate express carrying  company in the country lo submit  before January ti complete statements as to their business on certain  designated days and show cause  before that date why. the commission's sweepingly low rates recently  recommended should not be declared  effective. ,  NOT ENOUGH OPERATORS.  Harrison for> one year,   and  Chief  Officer Thomas Edwards for���three  months. The pilot was blamed.for  over-confidence, the captain for being below at-the time of the .. accident, and the chief officer for lack of  initiative in'not calling' Captain  Harrison on deck. . < , t .  With less" than half of the grain-  crop ' of Western 'Canada moved  with the' close 6f navfgation, the  Grand Trunk'Pacific Railway Company" announced a /new "tariff * by  which all grain accumulated' on its  lines will be- shipped through the  United States ' to portland, Me(,  Boston and New York. The - new  tariff allows milling in transit. " A"  similiar tariff, it is stated, has been  made by the Canadian Northern,  ;and it is?estimated that nearly 75,  000,000 bushels of Canadian grain  will pass through the United States  during the winter.  audit." under1  government  control,  A Friend's Advice  The Montreal Herald, the oldest  Liberal paper 'in the Dominion,  urges Sir Wilfrid not to oppose Mr.  Borden's naval proposals. One result of it stands in the resignation  of its editor, Mr. J. C. Walsh, who  has held the post for many years.  Mr.'Brierly, the publisher, however  knows what he is doing.  He is an exponent of a sane and  moderate imperialism. To the extravagances of the movement he  has at all times offered the most  effective opposition. But he recognizes that in the present instance  the right lines are being followed,  and that the aid being offered is  only what is reasonable and just.  He will carry with him a very strong  element within his party.  "The impression is strong upon  tbe people," says the herald, "who  have given the subject sympathetic  thought, that the hour has struck  when the unity of the empire should  be made manifest in the eyes of the  world; that Britain has been making  herculean efforts to strengthen her  naval forces; that in consequence  her expenditures upon.the fleet have  raised to almost incredible proportions; that even if the burden is not  too great for her strength it is one  ���that should be shared by the dominions; that a crisis is now existing in European affairs which makes  it of extreme importance that wbat>  ever be done by Canada be done  not grudgingly nor of necessity, but  willingly and unitedly.'' ;  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  , MINING REGULATIONS  .Coalmining rights of the .Dominion,  in' Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,' the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  leased for a term of twenty-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an acie. Not  more than 2,660 acres will lie, 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 tho rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land luuet  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsur-  veyed territory the tract applied for  shall, be staked out by the applicant  himself.  r 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 per-  mitted^to_purchase.what<iv��r available  surface" "rights 7nioyf 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 Secietary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  nt  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  j   N.B.���Unauthorized   publication  of  this advertisement will not be paid for.  Railways   and   Wireless   Concerns Short of" Key men to  Transmit Messasjea. "  With the new federal' laws in effect  requiring railways and ships to be provided with more telegraph and wireless  operators, there is a widespread scarcity  of men and women to man the keys."  Commercial telegraph' companies' are  feeling the same shortage. All'seagoing vessels are now required to * have  wireless equipment, and carry two operators where one was deemeed sufficient  before.' Schools for telegraph operators  are finding it extremely difficult to 'meet  demand of all branches of the - service:  The Morse Telegraph companp, opposite  the . Orpheum : Theatre,, Seattle,; .will  gladly, mail you, upon request &i catalogue "outlining the cources for * men ' and  women. This is the lorgest school of  of the kind in the northwest/'   '  COPPER  The Now Edition of the  COPPER HANDBOOK  or  ���pai  to 1  any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands  RECO STfeAM LAUNDRY  Don't worry about your washing,  * just  send   your   clothes   to   the,  ���   Laundry.   We will wash, starch,  and iron them, and" return them'  ready for use.  LADIES'  AND  GENTS'   SUITS  CLEANED AND PRESSED. '  A Trial Solicited.  Phone 50.  Dominion Avo.  tha* Fit!  The rush to the ;West is becom;  ing,so large that many of the States  are becoming alarmed. ' This yeatf-  four States refused Canada space at  the State fairs. They were Illinois,  Indiana, Ohio and New York; South  Dakota was considering such.action,  but decided that to put a ban on  Canada would only be an additional  advertisement. -  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.  lust published, is Volume X, for the ream 1M0-  1811, nnd required nearly eighteen months in  preparation.  IT HAS 1002 PAGES  containing' nearly one and a half million words,  or about twice as much' matter as the Bible.  Thbre are 25 chapters, and the book covers tho  Copper Industry of World  The boolc covers Copper History, Geotogy,  Geography, Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mixing  Milling, Leaching1, Smelting, Refining, Brands,  Grades, Impuritios, Alloys, Uses, Substitutes.  Terminology, Deposits by Districts,.'.States,  Countrip��.:and Continents;.'.Mines in Detail,  Statistics;o�� Production, .Consujmption.vlmpoi-U  Expbrte.'Fihances, Dividends, etc.""'"  Val. X of the Copper Handbook lists and  describes  8,130 Mines % Companies  thcfec descriptions ranging from 2 to 3 lines, in  the case of a dead company, in wbiah ease  referenco is made to a preceding edition giving  a fuller description, up to 21 pages in th�� case  of the Anaconda, which produces one-eigfcth'of  tho copper supply, of tthe world. The okapter  giving mine descriptions, which lists the largest  number of mines and companies over giren In  any work of reference on mines or mining investments, has been   Fully Revised,  Tho new edition of the Copper Handbook is a  dozen'books in one, covering all phases of tl?e  copper industry of the entire world. It is used  as the  Worlds Stpdard Reference Book on Copper  by the managers of the mines that make nlnefcy-  odd por cent, of the world's output of copp*r.  and is used in every civilized country of the  globe. It is filled with FACTS of vital Importance to ��� - 1  THE INVESTOR  THE SPECULATOR  ���-,   THE MI*STER  'THE CONSUMER  THE METAI-jLURGIS*  PRICE Is S& iii,buckrara with gilt top, or ��7,��  i�� genuinCjfuii library morocco.  % TERMS are the most liberal. Send no monsir,  but.'order _the book sent you, all carriage  charges prepaid, on one week's approval, to be  returned if unsatisfactory/or paid for if it suits.  Can you afford riot .to .see the book and judge'  for yourself of its value to you ?  WRITE NOW to tbo editor and publisher.     ���  HORACE J. STEVENS  36 TEMPLE BUILDING, HOUGHTON  MICH., U. S. .*  Of all kinds promptly attended  to."-'-- Rapid Express and Baggage Transfer. ; Careful attend  tion to all orders.  ;   Phone A6S  James', G. McKeowti  Is interested sad should know  about the wonderful  MARVEL Whirling Spray  ... Tho new V��gln��l Syrinee.   Bert  -Moit convenient.   If cleanse'  Instmitly.      *��k ��ur  j drilggHt foTJLU^,  If he cannot- supply lh��  MAKVliL accept no 0.V,.  but tend ttaap tor Ulmsritod  MAKVliL accept ny other..  :���lealed. It��ir��full nam.  ulart And directions Invaluable to ladles.   ,_        ltt6��Tllc_  boelc���lealed. ItBiveirullpartle..  JSOB STOPPLT CO., _  '.{&, Oat. General Agent* fot CaniS /-���*��� , **.".�����..  1 (w�� VV^V'","TT^  ,\CTnf,*'.,*"r"-��� ? ��' t  T����-. PlQNEE%^flp|i/N^f^^JTIS^ , COLUMBIA  '   ,r  "^Vi;-,-'''  i  Tip  Nature intended that the body should do its own  repxirivjr-.and il would do ao were it not for the  fact that most of us live other than a natural life.  Nature didn't" intend that wo'should wear corsets,' tight collars or  Bhoes, nor live in badly ventilated and draughty houses, nor eat and  dnnksomeof tlie things that we do, nor ride.in, street cars when we should walk.  ��� i iTh>e Cf,nse'?'"r"*e N thnt the body when it gettfout of order must look for outside help to mike u..e necessary-repairs.    , "N.  For wpr-i: srormchB and the indigestion or dyspepsia resulting, and the multitude  ��*< "      ' thpje'rn ii,"no medicine"crn he more adaptable as a curative  n��"-'"' - -' - iCUCE'S GOLDEN MEDICAL DISCOVERY.  '' 'dor's prescription has been recommended for over 40 years,  end 1.1 UxUy just, as big a success. Restores a healthy appetite. Cleanses tho blood.  Strengthens tho nerves.   Regulates stomach and liver.   Demand tbe original.  Dr.  Pierce's Golden Medical IJiseovery  Sold In Ligssld or Tablet form by Dealers In Medicines  Send 50 one-cent stamps to pay cost of m-"linn only on a free copy of Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical Adviser, l(Jt,8 r/ajrea, cli vhLound    Address, Dr. Pierce, B ffolo, N. Y.  irri7^|  tsmWsmmWmWsWsBmmmml  THE PHOENIX PIONEER  ' ISSUED  WEEKLY  4    t * 1 '    t        * r  ,at Phoenix. British .Columbia  , Subscription, 2.00 per year,   ,  2.50, to United States.  G.  Kay, Publisher!  B  a  The  Queen's Hotel  COMPLETELY REFURNISHED AND  REFITTED  We bejr to announce the reopening-of the Qtteen'.s Hotel.    This  popular hotel has been  completely refitted throughout;  everything new and up-to-date.    Large lofty rooms,  heated with hot water.    Perfect fire appliances.  Night and Day Service  Patrons of thi.s hotel will  find  in   it all  the comfort*, of,home.  Perfect satisfaction is asMircd all our guests.     Il i.s  the most centrally located hotel in town. ^  Bar Stocked with Best Wines, Liquors, Cigars  Chisholm & Hartman, Props.  FIRST STREET AND KNOB HILL AVENUE  "N  ADVKKTISING SCALE i  Application for Liquor Licence (SOdayts) ..$5.00  Coitiflcnlo of Improvement notice (00 day a) $7.60  Application to Purchoso Land notices (GO dayu)   $7.50  Delinquent Co owner notices (90 days)   .. $10.00  Small Water Notices (30 doyn) $7.60  All other legal advertising) 12 cents a line,  single column, for tho first insertion; and 8  cents a lino for each subsequent insertion, nonpareil measurement.'  Saturday, Jan.-4, 1913  The Grand Trunk Joker  <:   v-;I>  Your Milk Supply  Should come from healthy and vigorous Stock,  handled in a CLEANLY AND SANITARY  manner    Separated  Cream insures  purity and  ��� -���,.quality., The Dairy produces both..  I   THE  DAIRY      J. W. Hannam, Prop.  Winter Clothing  Overcoats,  Mackinaws, Underwear,  w^^^i^mmmmammi^i^fHmKtMKatmmmaommsKimmammi^^mnmmmmmmmMmK^msmimm^^mmaa^ammammammsmmmim^  . Rubbers, Hats, Caps, -Mitts, Gloves  Jaegers' Pure Wool Specialties  THOS-  BrOWfl       Men's Wear Exclusively 1  The   Dominion Finance minister,  T. White, has  found  a way  to get  around   the  famous "joker"  in   the  Grand Trunk   Pacific  agreement by  which that  company were to ohtain  par  for   the   bonds guaianteed   on  their   behalf  no   matter   what  they  brought  on sale.      It is  a  remarkable fact that a bond guaranteed by  a government   is   not  considered as  good an   investment  as  one   issued  directly  by  the  same   government.  While it is difficult to justify such a  stand, the   fact   remains that  these  guaranteed   bonds'always sell   at'a  lower   rate   than   the direct  bonds,  but   it    is    has   never  before   been  agreed by any government of Canada in forwarding any enterprise besides guaranteeing the bonds should  also    guarantee    that   they   would  fetch'par in the market.    There was  nothing to justify such a guarantee.  In fact it was exactly  the thing that  should never have been guaranteed.  -But   Sir Wilfrid   was   weak   where  the Grand Trunk   Pacific  was' concerned and  Canada  has to  pay the  piper.  This year the surplus , revenues I  will he between fifteen and twenty  millions and Mr. White proposes  that the Dominion treasury shall  take over these bonds and hold  them as an investment instead of  permitting rhem to be sold at a discount. At present they stand at'  78. So far, as a result of the  clause, the government has paid to  the G.T.P. on less than $4,994,000.  This sum, approximately five mil-,  lion dollars, has gone into the coffers of the company as a direct  gift. It is lost to the country  There remains to be issued within  the next two or three years about  $34,000,000. After   allowing   for  it incumbent' on ^anyone in "possession of a British" patent to have" that  article   manufactured   in the "British  Isles.    The second piece'oTTieresy  is   plainly  to   be   seen   in   the new  trade  agreement   entered   jnto   between this Dominion and the West  'Indies, an  agreement that everyone  jmust admit is in the main a protective one, and must,we say it, signed  on behalf of the West Indies by the  Secretary of State for the Colonies  of one of the most 'dyed-in-the-wool  free trade administrations  that has  ever occupied the ministerial benches  at St.   Stephen's.    'Now  the  question      naturally     arises     that      if  such  a    commodity.,as   patents   ie-  quires  fostering    protection,   surely  there   will be   other  things  equally  as important  that   require the same  treatment  at the  hands of the government.     The same thing can also  apply   in the   matter 'of preferential  trade between   this country and the  West   Indies,    for    if   some    basis  has been found  in   this  case, surely  a wider scheme could  be devised to  embrace   the whole of the Empire.  However, an  example has been set  by   Canada   and   the West'Indies,  the result of which will Efe watched  with   more    than " curiosity ~by   the  politicians of both  the mother land  and  her Dominions across the sea.  1     -    ' '���  YOU PAY WHEN GUREI  Drs. K,&K, TAKE ALL RBSKS  l��gfc  >#$  f  Cared by the New M��thod Treatment  ���JSi  NO NAMES OR PHOTOS USED WITHOUT WRITTEN CONSENT  NERVOUS DEBILITY  annually- swept tt _ ,. ���   Ditauc*.  If you have any of the foi-  ti, JSSS!1??1^8 ?' ??rall'?,and middle-aged men are annually- swept to a prematura mwto  Hirougn Earijr Indiscretion*, Excesses and Blood *"     ���   ��� *"           Bad Blow For Rossland" Paper  Because the Rossland Miner published a detailed account of a few  rounds that were pulled off in the  council chamber between Aiderman  Thos. Embleton and Alderman Sis-  ley, the latter gentleman has cancelled his subscriptiou to trie local  paper. Alderman Embledon, however, like a true sport, still continues  to subscribe. It's -a rjad blow for  the Miner, and the next thing we  expect to hear is that the chair of  the sporting editor is vacant.   ,  ���xpresslony poor memory,  restless nights, changeable  .lr loose, core throat, etc  #w��m     m-i. ]f.PU.l WILL     ��E"   A     WRECK',  ��?.��r,^.!r ���� j����2e&2����'e' Jhe Mood purified, so that all pimples, blotches and ulcers  SEJ'JSSS?��SiJS2SlestrolJ?."?.���%?��� 1�� tha*nervoufcew.~bashfulness and de*  Kn5iJf/^�����vS0��P^c?ra<!k5br,*Jhtttne face fuU ���ad clear, energy returns to the  S?nr^t?f7>^>��JS2��*&I>5��Blca,.Bnd ���!*��*?1 .systems are Invigorated; airflralns cease-no  2L?��L? H���iS���te��?>m m.0 8Vstem- Don't let quacka and fakirs rob you of your bard  cbtuou uoinun.   We vrul cure you or no pay.  o~*n.m   ��        EVERYTHING PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL  REAIarRL'S0 n*at.i2J who hns trealed y��u. **"��*�� ��or an honest opinion Free of Chan*).  Bot& Sf"8- ^rh" Golden Monitor"   (Illustrated)  on Secret Diseases of Men.  QUESTION LIST FOR HOME TREATMENT SENT ON REQUEST  DrsKENNEDY&KENNEDY  Cor. Michigan Ave. and Griswold St..   Detroit, Mich.  Mf-f-*nin*��M flXIfi F A"*letters *rom Canada must be addressed  ^���sissW ww * "wv��ii to our Canadian Correspondence Depart-  smT^^r Bassnannmn��s>mmmm���� ment in Windsor, Ont. If you desire to  ��ee us personally call at our Medical Institute in Detroifcas wc see and treat  ���o-fMiMBto in-our-Windsor offices -which are for Correspondence and  laboratory for Canadian business only.   Address all letters as follows:  DRS^KENNEDY A KENNEDY, Windsor, Ont.  Wilts fag otarurfvate address.  The Only First-Class and Up-To-Date  Hotel in Phoenix. New from cellar  to roof. Best Sample Rooms in the  Boundary, Opposite Great Northern  Depot. v      Modern Bathrooms.  STEAM HEATED.  James Marshall, Prop.  ELECTRIC LIGHTED  Phoenix, B.C.  Cleanliness our Watch word  The, product of the local dairies is g-ood, but ours. is...the best.  Cleanliness is our watchword, and no germ can pass our sentries.  Our poultry department has increased its supply of eggs. Let us  accommodate you. - PHONE  F 32  The Phoenix Dairy  W. A. McKay & Sons  Proprietors  The Central Hotel  NEAREST HOTEL TO FAMOUS GRANBY MINES      V  FIRST-CL.A8S ACCOMMODATION FOR  MINERS  Bar Stocked with the Finest Line of Wines, Liquors, Cigars  A. O. JOHNSON     -    -     Proprietor  Ststrt' the New Year Right  By calling at our store when you are jn need  of a fine Pipe, we have a nice selection to choose  from.     Large selection of the following* g*oods;  Tobacco, Pipes and Smokers' Supplies  Stationery, Books, Toys, Brushes, etc.  Our selection of Postal Cards cannot be excelled.  KNOB HILL AVENUE  uyvflfMKi'eWlB  sundry commission, etc., these  bonds would, on the basis of the  present market price, realize about  74, thus leaving 26 points, or some  eight millions'pf dollars to be made  good. Under the original arranger  merit this sum would-be handed  outright "to, the company and be  lost to the, public.  What Mr. White proposes to do  is from time to time to buy these  bonds, which, as stated above, are  guaranteed absolutely as to principal and interest by the" Dominion  government. The, result should  also be to strengthen all Dominion  guaranteed securities on the London market.' The full text of Mr.  White's resolution is as follows:  "That it is expedient to authorize  the governor-in-council to purchase  at par from the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway company such of the  three per cent bonds of the company, the issue and sale of which is  provided for by chapter 98 of the  statutes of 1905 and the deed of  trust set forth in scheduje 'A' to  said chapter 98 as maybe unsold at  the time of passing of an act that  may be founded on this resolution."  ' Have you heard about Peps?  Peps is a' new ' scientific  preparation' put up itltot tabloid  cr* pastills form; which' provides"' an entirely hew and  effective treatment for coughs,  colds and lung and throat  troubles.  . There is no connection  between the. lungs and the  stomach.  Suppose something were  wrong with your stomach���  say indigestion, or ulceration  ���would you think of taking  some medicine which went���-  [ not to your stomach, but to  your lungs?   Certainly not!  Why'then, when your lungs  and cliest are - affected, should  you dose your stomach���ah  absolutely separate : organ ���  with medicine? Is it not far  better to treat the ailing organ  direct?-  Peps : provide, a direct  ircatm'.'ut for  coughs, coif's,  bronchilis,  r.nd all lunj, .,���.  h. -j Rn  est   anOjSfrt  throat    trou- to��  blcs. .  P.eps"0*  contain highly   medicinal  essenceo   and  d. l. Mcelroy  SOLE AGENTS FOR PRINCETON COAL-,',  ��� 1*    V-  TUITWD  Dealer in Lumber, Shingles, Lath  and Cedar Poles. Stull JLag*g*an.  First-Class FfrJ& Tamarac Wood.  MOVSNG MACHINERY OUR SPECIALTY  If Tired of Wood, try Princeton Coal  Liberal Protectionists  The Asquith government has,  perhaps, done more to advance the  cause of preferential trade than all  the Conservative administrations  for the past thirty years. Only recently another facer was delivered  the doctrine of free trade, and remarkable to say, the blow came  from its staunchest friends and  most loyal supporters. The first  diversion from the worn-out policy  was engineered by the radical  Chancellor of the Exchequer, Lloyd-  George, when he successfully piloted  the Patent Bill through the House.  This Act was undoubtedly a step  in favor of  protection, for it made  pino extracts  condensed  i n to tablet  form. You  put a Pep on  your tongue,  and as it  slowly d i s -  solves, those  volatile essences turn  into vrfpor.  You: BItEATHE the romedy to your  sore ailing lungs direct���not swallow it  Co your stomach, which is not ailing.  (vSeo dingrum.) The hoaling fumes, thus  lireatheil down, bathe the delicate, inflamed mombranes of your breathing-  tubes and pass right on to the tiny passages of tho lungs���a course no liquid or  solid medicino could possibly take.  Peps fumes are healing and antiseptic. They heal sore tissue and kill  diseaso germs. Peps bring pine-forest  fumes to .your home, instead of you going  to the pine forest I  For that cold, that night cough,  thnt touch of bronchitis, don t dose your  stomach ! The trouble lies in your  lungs. Peps go to the lungs  direct and will cure you.  All druggists and stc res 60o. box.  Write for free sample > to Peps  Co., Toronto, or 02 Princess St., Winnipeg. Send  only lc. stamp for  postageand enclose  this advertisement.  BOOKS  {AND  STATIONERY  Fancy Goods, Dolls and Toys, Kodak Films and  Supplies, Musical Instruments and Supplies, Newspapers, Magazines and Periodicals���School Sundries.  Wallpaper and Decorative Pictures  Cigars, Tobacco and Smokers' Sundries  Endless Variety of Goods Suitable for Presents.  ALMS T ROIVI      papers, Magazines  f at  ..WHAT  i<i@��  III  XMAS SPECIALS  Heinz's Mince Meat, 25c. per lb. --  .  Kootenay Brand, Mince Meat, 71b. pail, $1.1 B,  Chopped Suet, 2 lb., 35c.  Choice Eastern Eggs, 40c. per doz.  Fancy Creamery Butter, 40c. lb.  Mild Cured MacLaren Cheese, 25c. per lb.  P. BURNS &ICO., LTD.  Wholesale and Retail Butchers and Produce Merchants  PHOENBX, B. C.       PHONE 2  .   ��J.  Insurance Agent  FIDELITY BONDS, PLATE GLASS,  COMMISSIONER FOR TAKING  AFFIDAVITS  FIRE, LIFE AND  ACCIDENT  PHOENIX,   B. C.  A -sT *s'y>  ���.I JKL*Kf |i  <  ��bT  .... ���'. ur  THE   PiOfcteER,   PHOENIX,   BBltlSfi'< COLOMBIA;  w  >j - o  *        lit  We Wish Vbu All  the Compliments:  1 Vja..  A 1     ���  of the Season  ���- *  >��i  i." r    , "i  >     '      I      ���>'   Ail  /   ir ��*3  i  - w*.-"*   - "  .   *'.    vv'!       .'..>  I   ,,*<,  I"  &4  .-iW'./,  ���J1* I ?    iM K.?^*J   -?  *  sets  yib  �����&...'a^w  E. A, BLACK - Jeweler  .**,  .^(IVVw^V  ��'>MSj*  Churift SerVices  NO TALKING  IfcMf" ��* <  #"'"V ,V**i"f..    "^ ,*"**tV  sKs? j. .A   -<��  ���*-���"' '-  **%a8  ���typ n:eedca*.to|anyQne'.thafc  |   r'*fias^eSfed^tli��^iufanty^of  44 '       ,s- 1-* "J' r   -  ��� -v^-.^r' ' *  I��our Beer was not-first-  The Sei-vices bnSonday in St. John's  Ghm-ch areftHoh/^Camniunion .at 7.80  a.m., Morning Prayer at 10.30, Holy  Conimunionafcll'a.ni'., Sunday School  at 2.30 p.m., Evening Prayer at 7.30.'  Rev. L. 13. Lee, Rector. ���       }  The btated berylces in the Catholic  ch"ircir��re ivs'follows:' First and thud  Sundays, in the uionth. Muss at 10  a.ni.,*~Sunday "ScKool' at 2.30 pin.;  Evening Service at 7.30- p.m. Rev.'  Fathei-lChoinel/iMwtbr;'^ ���' .'J-.!  Methodist Church. ��� Sunday school  and~Bible class, 2.30 p.m.; evening ser;  ,yice^7.30, p.jtu., Prayer, meeting, .Thurs^  day evening, at 7.45 p.m. -Rev. J. j!  Nixon. A^a "y i .        y  '^St.Mndrew'8 Presbyterian ctiurch'-^-r  Service sJvv'ill be^held   in   the .above  church on^Sunday, Jan.  5th, at 7 30  p.ni.t rA Cordial Velco'uief ^Rev. J. Ri  'M'um."o,*,pX8tor.v'^*v'"*'''''H'"*"'""fi        "   f .  v *" - "        ���   ^ i  FORSALE  nn.  Delicious Olyhipia Oyster cocktails  at the Brooklyn hotel.1 ' -    "  F. rC.' Riddle is paving a short visit  to friends in Spokane.  Mrs. Thos. Richards was a visitor in  Grand Forks last Week.  Mr. Thos. McElroy returned on  Thursday^to Spokane.  Jas. Hope caiute in from his ranch  near Northporton Monday.  Bob Pritchard left on Monday to  spend a few days in Spokane.  Angus McKinuon is puying a, few  days visit to friends in Grand Forks. '  Al. Taylor returned to town on Saturday after a short visit to Spokane.  1Jf       T    * ; i *v . r  ' Chas. Campbell, assistant supt. of  the Granby itiitie, left on Friday for  Vancouver.   " '  For Sale���Three-roomed House; completely  furnished;, situate   on Spion  Kop., Apply,H. Oliver.      ,    ,  (     i  , Mr. and Mrs. Al. Keating, who spent  the Christmas holidays in  Rossland,  returned to town on Monday.  Lewis Owens and Wm. Edwards  left town on Friday for Spokane, eh  route* forBisbee, Azizona. > j  ' The uiuny friends of Chus. McKay  will beL glad to hear, that his illness  has taken a" very favorable turn.  < (i. W. Wooster, ti-easui-er and diiec-  tor of the t Granby company,��was s a  visitor to the camp during the week.' '  Ed. Black paid a. visit. to Eholt on  Thursday in his capacity of watch inspector fdi- the Canadian Pacific Railway, 'i   i>\ 11 (   -���> ;   >��� f>    ', j y  i  v Mr. arid  Mrs.. McCoskrie aud children .were aiyong the returning passengers ^on    Saturday evening's   train  from Spokane.  Miss May of the public school staff,  accompanied by Mi's. J. E. Thompson,  returned from 'a''few days visit' to, Spo-  ane bn Thursday.   ���      ;������.,,  Doc.' "{Walker returned lo town on  .Saturday, after^a, prolonged absence  in the rTnlameeii, r whei-e he was engaged in prospecting/  Albert Biner, manager of the Phoenix Brewing company/ who has been  spendfng'a few Weeks in California, is  expected home this evening.  Jos. McNeil," one of the, old-timers  of the camp left on Wednesday morning for Victoria where he possesses  some likely looking.real estate.,      *  Miss tJi-iiuhart bf thenursing staff of  the general hospital has l-esigned her  iwsition and is now attached to the  staff of the Grand Forks hospital.,. ]  Mrs.'Coutts Wfjb for Spokane on Fi^i-  tlay. horning in company with her,  two children who have been spending  the "Christmas holidays with her.'    } \  >Mrs. 11. Laurie and children, who  have been visiting Mr. Laurie for the  sseee  what a winter carnival should be.- The  ski jumping was extraordinary as was  also the skating, while many of the  games would be worth taking note of  iu view of, the possibility of a carnival  taking place here. The pity of it is  that there were not more present to  enjoy the pictures.  Miss McCoskrie of Spokane is visiting her brother and sister-in-law, Mr.  and Mrs. H. McCoskrie for a few days.  Mrs. J. O. Johnson and daughters  returned on Friday from Northport  where they spent the Xmas holidays  smsissaijimmmmmtatr.  CORRESPONDENCE  We wish   it   to be   understood that  '  the  opinions    expressed    in   any  letters to-the editor are not necessarily those" of this  paper.'    All  communications   must be^ signed  _ with the name of the .Author.  i     ' i  Phoenix Rifle Association  To the Members of the Phoenix  Government Rifle Association.  Dear Sirs���It has now become  very evident that the'Militia Department are reluctant to order the dis~  bandment of the local rifle association; and contrary lo the general  opinion held by many I am informed  thai everyone of us are even now  liable for military service. 1 am  desirous of bring matters to a head  and we should either collectively de-  mand our disbatidment or ,else reorganize for another term. It has  been suggested to me'.by the militia  authorities  that   we  could   form   a  CI'-..'.     j. Hi'    'i       '>'..,  miniature   rifle club  or  a rapid-fire  -> i ���! < ' ,      ��� r  machine gun   could be   had for the  asking.      I wpuld feel obliged if all  the old members would notify me as  to their intentions in   the matter.    1  ^    . '"-1*1 ,  should   also 'like  to point   out that  the associations   has   a fair balance  to its credit in the bank.    A meet-  ing( should   be   called,early   in  the  new year.       \ Fred. C. Graham,  ,Se'c.' Phoenix Rifle Assoc  Phoenix^ Jan."3*d, 1913. "  DANCING ACADEMY OPEN  MINERS' UNION  HALL  ONE  MONTH  ONLY  W.  B. MARKS,  INSTRUCTOR  ���? "i  u  ft  Those desirous of taking*   Lessons  should hand iu their names at once.  "���"J? t w" "*-,-.- t. r *~ J 1 ^     ^"  I      * . ^   ���"*'     **>*-���*'*������* ***~    t J   i"     lVlt'^F-':     ^^T8'*  t,��>'''J'^S  ? lijIV*"^ '       " ' m*~ ***  " ."j     i>i8QLO?^Witvi>VCR^THE,   v s - l-T*T^3. r ?.��4,-��. ����A . ^ jj, ft., ^ ��� -^ ���.��������� I on  lot; chicken house and woodshed  ��� ���*  BOUNDARY COUNTRY  NYAL'S CHERRY COUGH CURE  v ^^v  ���I       ����� ,   <. . .., ^   i  What's tho use.experimenting with medicines? Why.be  persuaded to try something just because il is new, when you can  get a medicine that has stood the lost of-use for years, andnvbiclt  has never'disappointed?   '       ��-*      .,   v      ^     -,  We know what Nyal's Cherry Cough Cure is:  Nothing eUe will so readily relieve a tight,  dry, hacking cough.  " Contains Wild Cheriy, Bloodroot aifd other valuable sedatives and expectorants.   x" ������ ������*  " "-"��* So stop that cough or cold before it leads to serious illtutsg.  Stop it with experimenting.       PRICE 50c.  Docks'at Vancouver  /     ���    ,t    j  .       i  i-  ' The Ottawa .Evening Citizen says:  "Government^owned drydocks at  Quebec and Vancouver for the ac-  commodation respectively of St. ==  Lawrence shipping and that of the i '  Pacific coast, which is expected to  increase greatly through the open-  ing of the Panama canal, will be recommended by Hon. Robt. Rogers,  "minister1, of [public ' works, in the  event, of companies interested in  such enterprizes not being prepared  to construct them under the subsidy  Phoenix Drug Company  'Phone 16.  SUCCESSORS TO JOHN LOVE  T. S. Quance, Manager  .act.'v  f^.i.  *T��r,'  .1 e~  .-. j.*V "*>  (*  'PHONE 23  3  MEWING CO.,  ,5 ��  "Sfyr1;   f<r  LIMITED  ���������H  ���p1 &XS3+ WS3*ftiSEMa��43. ���"'":  Bfcisi  m��  mm.  *^a Simon ,Gun-a-Noot, the famous  s .jluUwirjOUtJaw,. who has-success-  *'^liiTly?:'evaderd^captu're ,for. j'ears, re-  ^cenlly called .on a missionary near  ' Hazletori.'' ' He was heavily armed.  Dr. de Van's Female Pills  l A rellable.French regulator; never falls. The**  ^ pills are exceedingly powerful in regulating the  y generative portion of the female system. Refute  -- all cheap imitations. Or. de tsa'a are sold at  i ��a?i!ox' ��r.t.hrge for 'W- Mailed to any addreas.  , i XherSoabeU Dnq; Oor. St. CBtbsrtnef, Oat.  -��� %Qom/><��)'t  me ��� Jffi *dfatfA  mu defiyAc  1  DYOLA  10)KtlY��^AU.KI*fDS>^"|  If. the CLEANEST. SIMPLEST, and BEST HOME  DYE, one can buy���Why you don't eren have to  know what KIND of Cloth your Good* are nude  of So MlaUfces are lmpo����lbl��.ttv  \i��  Send for Free Color Card, Story 'Booklet, and  Booklet giving remits of Dyeing over other colon.  The JOHNSON-RICHARDSON CO.. Limited,  Montteal. Canada.  |^fi.:''J rt'-; V-.'v:..'''.-.  :��  '�����:[  MM'Tm^AZ/  ��VBOftj;  JQOUDRON  1 ���'���' WWHUI p9r'.r  ma worn  tpilsucnuBB  \9ytupct Tar  OUVERI  l^aaease."  S3i. ���'  A L .XiSSDH.  'W's  WA  sCuFes Cou<  .   Mathieu's Syrup of Tar & Cod Liver Oil  - is a great Tonic and not only stops a cough  i-i'but  enables   the  system  to- throw   it  off.  >'������'There should be a bottle"of"it in every home.  Large size bottle'35c";1 Sold everywhere.  ._. ^      . J. I.. MATHIEU CO., Prop.,'      -      SHKRBHOOKK  Fon\  Will J  ientJhaIf of house. Apply on premises.  Wm. Huff^, 'son of Mr. and Mrs.  W*. I'.'JHufty, who was recently injured in -th^jnill of the Bluebell mine,  armed in town from Kaslo on New  Year's Day.  The .usual insane practice of sending  in false Are alarms was not indulged  in on New Year's eve. The fools must  have either died or are safe in New  Westminster. ,  < W. S- Cook, who has been spending  thu Ghrisnias holidays with his family  in town, returned on Wednesday to  Sheep;creek, where he is employed in  one ofithe mines of the Canadian Consolidated company.  Provincial police officer, Geo. Stan-  field, returned, to town on Tuesday  from a short <., official trip to New  Wesniinster, .Where he went in charge  of^Btelb^amlB JJaryis of Midway, who  is inentally deranged. :iA...  ]ZiZU in doubt as to/where you can  liave your ^di-essmaking done in the  most uj��-to-date styles, call on Miss M.  McDonald in the lower town. We in-  tsui'i1 a perfect fit and workmanship.  Prices moderate.  The annual meeting of the congregation of St. John's church is to take  |ilaci'on Monday next, December", at  al, eight o'clock. A large attendance  is requested as biiHiness of importance  ib'to be transacted. ���  J. H. Wilcox, foieiiiau of the Greenwood Ledge staff, was among the visiting Gieenwood curlers who came up  the lull on New Year's Day. .John  did.not wear the accustomed Tain this  time, aud it was whispered among the  boys that the Colonel had taken a decided fancy to it,  Norval Baptie, the famous exponent  of skating, whose non-appearance on  Wednesday caused considerable disappointment, appeared on the ice on  Thursday and gave a short impromptu  demonstration. Mr. Baptie anuounced  his intention of arranging a date later  in the season.  - A film of uuusual excellence and of  particular   interest to   Phoenix   was  thrown on   the   screen   at the   local  motion picture entertainment on Tues-  j clay last.   Tho scenes evidently were  JtikoniKiii  either   Norway or Sweden  ���aud'gave a "'splendid    conception of  ^located  Spion ^Kbp^ood Spring NntaffWI HYstffofef^M^vimWM^Sm  , ���M,W r.o�����.��r.H ��~wl.BPn.   Will I *fcw��fe ask^ * for Tte'cdaitfuC-1  tion last summer only one bid was  received and that was irregular.1  Difficulty in financing- tbe proposition accounted for lack of tenders.  It seems probable that the government itself will have to build this  particular dock. It is Mr. Rogers'  opinion that both Quebec and Van  couver should have docks capable of  accommodating the largest ship  afloat, and the need of one at Quebec has been emphasized particularly of late by the recurrence of  accidents."  THE GREAT NORTHERN,  Affords to those who travel for business or  pleasure the maximum amount of comfort  ^ 1 r V.  and courteous attention to the traveller's  every want.  THFhRIPUT.i   ..  '  ,V"V {*  �� 1      '  rspi  OR  RANCH FOR SALE  Ranch for Sale���320 acres at $35 per  acre. Included in the sale are the  following effects: l'riiower, V rake,'  ploughs, drag harrows,; li team, harness and. wagon, 1 set sleighs, household goods, 1 barn and a five-roomed  house. Foiir springs on property; runr  ning water the year round; between  forty and fifty acres cultivated, mostly in hay; fifty acres easily cleared and  eighty acres fenced. Terms, half cash,  bafance on reasonable terms; discount  for cash.  THE OREGONIAN  TO EASTERN OR COAST POINTS are the most  popular through trains in the west.  For Routes and Rates address  J. V. INGRAM, Agentv  Greenwood     ulD-tlgC  i-#l 11C  Leave Phoenix, upper town, 8.45 a.m. -v  ''".-������        ������'*������'���      lower town,   9.00 a.m. iStandard Time -  Leave Greenwood 3.00p.m. J  PROMPT  ATTENTION  TO  EXPRESS AND  FREIGHT  SEALED -TENDKltS addressed to  the undersigned, and undorsed "Tender for Interior.ib'ittiugK for Ifosb. Office  at Grand'Porks,' B.C;, 'will be received  at this office until 4.00 p.m.. on Monday, Jaii. 20, 1013, for the work mentioned.   ' -'     ' ' '":'���'���      /}���'���  Tenders wi|l not tie considered unless  made upon forms supplied by Depart;  ment-'Und in accordance with condi"-  lions contained therein.      ;  Plans and specifications to be seeii  on application to Mr. G. D. (vlark*.  Clerk of Works, 'Public Building,  Grand Forks, B. V., Mi. W. Henderson, "Resident Architect, Victoria, B.C.  and at the. Department, of Public  Works, Ottawa.  Each tender must be accompanied  by ah accepted cheque on a chartered  bank, payable to tlie order of the Honorable the Minister of Public Works,  equal to ten per cent (10 p.c.) of the  amount of the tender.  By order,  ������'-.���'���    K. V. -DK.SBG0HKR8,  Secretaiy.  Departrnent of Public Works,  ���3iH78.    Ottawa, December 27,1912,  ^^ffylifiMMAzM&-  sMMM$ZAi!(Z$ZZZAAAZ:::A^'-  wite^#ir,''i'v' "i"  wigflMiaiwiBftMiMasMg  a^^ja^ijf*' ta."* if ww��'my lupffMsnvv^

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